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BY W. W. PRESCOTT.
MONTPELIER, VT., WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20, 18S3.
V(XL. 78. 1001. NO. 3G.
Montpelier & Wells R. R. R.
Effcct October 9, 1882,
Trfiliis leitvn tnntpellnr an follnwa t
MrII M 8.W A. M., Eximw t 1.45 p. M., Mlied at 4.10
T. , arrive at Wells lUwtt 10.20 A, M., J.J5 T.
ii., 7.30 r. M.
Traln lenve ll'ella Jtlver iis follow:
Mlxed t 5.30 A. M.i Accommodatlon at 10.45 A.M.,
Mall t 4.00 p. M.s arrive at Montpelier at S.10 A.
m 12.30 r.H., S.S0 r. M,
Tralnn leavlng Montpelier at 8.30 A. M. and 1.4S r. M.
tnake cJone connectlont at Well Klver for all polnta In
Ihe White MountMnm alo tnr Ilnnton and all lnlerme
dlate notnt. W. A. 8TOWELL, Suprrinlendent.
F. W. MORSE, Oeneral l'autngtr Ageni.
Central Vermont Railroad.
Commencing October 9, 1882.
Trnlns Oo'nf South wlll Iavo Montpelier
91(1 o m MAU., from St. Alban and Rtirllneton
ilu d. III, (0r Concord. Manchotor, Nahtia. Wor
rerter. Lowell, Fltchtmre, Boston, gpring
fleld, New London and New York.
m LIMITEI) EXTRES1". from Montreal, Os
llli ilennhnrc and the Weet. for HoBton, vla
Lowell, and New York na Srrlngfleld and
m MIXED. from Rt. Alhans, lintland and
Hli Hnrllngton for Northfield,
m NIOIIT F.XPRESS. from Montreal. Oe
III. den.bnxn and the Wet for llosttm vla
London and New York, and all polnta tn
New Ensland. Sleenlng Car to Sprtng
fleld and Hoston vla Lowell.
Ti-rtln Golng Xorth aml West:
0 Ifl o m NlOlITEXrRKSS.frnm Boston and New
O.IU d. III, York for Montreal, On'lenstmrn and Uie
West. Sleerlni? Car to Montreal.
Q JC m ACCOMMOnATION, from Northfield for
0.K) d. III. Burlington, Rutland and St.John.
n rr m LOCAL EXrRESS. from White River
3.0D 3, Hl, .TuncUon for Burlington, St. Alban,Rlch
ford and Rouses Tolnt.
m DAY EX1'RKS. Lcavea Ilontoa vla
III, Fltchbnrg at 8.00 a. m., vla Lowell at
9.00 a. m.. New London Rt 1.0(1 R. m
Snrlnefleld at 8.00 a. m.. for Burlington.
St. AtlntM. Montreal. Ondensbnrg and
the West. Ilrawlng Kooni Car to Mon
treal. m ACCOMMODATION. from White JtWer
. IN. .tnnetlon for narlrneton, St. Albarre, Og-
densDnrg ana jiontrem.
Trln leavo for llnrrn at 7.10 a. m., 10.45 a.
m. and 4.M p. ni. netiirning, leave Barre at 8.20 a. m.,
11.2 p. m. and fi.OOp.m. , ,
Throneti tlckel to Chlcago and all polnta Wet for
.1. w. nonAKT, Oeneral Superlntendent.
S. W. CTJMMINOS, Oeneral l'an'eneer Acent.
TPIKST NATIOVAT, 1IANK
J. A. I'afte, rrealdentt J.
C. Houghton, Cashler,
1T THUBT UOJir
I'AKY. l'avs Interwt on depoclw.
Ilorner W. Heatmi, l'reoldenti A. W, Ferrln, TreAorer.
Oflles ln Itacon' Block,
South Maln Street.
Office over Illiby's dniK Btore, State Street.
Room 6, TJnlon Block.
1VII1TNKY. Ofllre and renldenee In
French'n lllock. South Maln Street.
MKUICAN TTOUSK. State Street
XV nlgnt tralns.
Chester Clark, Proprletor,
Latelv KeJltted. Carrlage to
all ttalns. Llvery conneeted.
Irl"h Sparrow, rroprletore.
Klrt-claBB ln every re-
Opposlte C. V, K. It. Ktotlnn.
T. O. Balley, I'roprletor.
TVTATIOVAT. TTKK. Safe. ourd.ubftantll.
1 Oeo. W. Keeil, Secretary: Chan. Dewey, l'renldent.
fTT. SITJTCAL. l'lltl! 1N8
CO. X'roinitt and
Ja. T. Sabln.Seo'yi
W. U. II. Blngham, I'res't.
T4ITKIV A fll,
Oeneral Innumnee Agentfl. The
piTKIN & HUSK,
Office In I'OBt-offlce Illock.
Ii. IIOYT, Attorney at Law
XX Offiw ln 8bln Illock, South Maln Btrett.
nilAItCKS W. I'OIITKR.
J Office In Unlon Block, State Street.
Law and collectlon ofllce wlth S. C. Shurtleff,
ariS CJ5ZT,A XH o vs.
HLOWE & SON. Tea nealem and Orocen.
Cofffe roasted on the premlnea.
T 41. KMKKV.
Crockerv. Glapg Ware, CarpeUt,
tf . Cnrtalne, Itoom Faper, ete.
TMT JS. 8LAYTON, Statlnner. Bnokeller and New-
Rlalto Block, State StreeU
GATIMENTH made a thev thonld lie by Woolaon
Brothera, Merchant TaUora. KatablUhed ln 1E.W.
A A. MEAt. dealer ln Walehw. Jewelryj
andrlated Ware. Totb and Fancv OoodR.
Wv DKWF.Y. Oeneral Hardware Htnre.
jr NeAr the Amerlean Ilonae,
X' I'UINTINO of all klndn neatlv Rnd promrUy
done at reaaonable rntM. Kend for etlmatea tn
WATCrlMAX & JOCBXAL Oftloe,
II. I1IIOSS B4N. Montpelier Crckem and Con.
Tua bet ln the tate." Maln Street,
Keed'a Block, Maln Street.
XX F.U1 Block. State Street,
DANIEL IYI. F0SS, Proprletor.
Foss' Beach, Rye, N. H.
TliH honoe U a Prlvnlft Itnardlnt? IIon. and
locfltetl on a hlsh elevntlon of laml. wlth a stood Uwn ln
front.commnmllnB a mngnlflcent viw of th of
RhoalflRnd tbe tfliitiltil connt of Itve and IlAinpton.
wMle thenH vlev k nniirtmHPd It 1 alao wltbln flve
ron or one of tii nnpRt liallilnif waclipf ln iiye, twc
rnUpe ln eztent. (lool flbln from the k or tn boats,
i D18 nouse nag a goou urainae. i'ott-on:ce aaureBs,
Ii, jil. FOSS, rortamnuth, ri II.,
llox 3GI. Take FoitK IJcacti cof?1i at 1'ortanir.ulh for thU
noufie. .NearBt noue to tne iiHacii, an twicoanav,
Board b to per week ; Clmilren $5 per woek. 0101
(With Patent Steel Forks),
J. & G. A. MUDGETT,
ct .1. ..... . . 1. i r.
Tlio llghtest draft and most successful Ted
der made. Ageuta wantcd In nll unoccupled
territory, Send for circulars. All InqulrleB
promptly answcred and lnformatlon glren.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 20. 1883.
Bm bargalns nt the five-cent store.
I'ahasols Rt Webster's, Irom ten cents np.
BltYa fan nt Webster's before you go to tlio
Weiistek ls Bolllng tbe beat licbt cfimbtlcs
(or ten cents.
Call for "the patent scythe" Bt C. 0.
Books for enmmer reading in great vorlety
nt I'hlnney'o book-otore.
A LArloE aBsortment of the best haylng tools
nt C. 0. Gravcs', Waterbury.
One lot of Scotch glnghamB at geventeen
conts, at V). W. Tcmple & Co.'s.
Rememiikh the place to get a good clgar for
flve centa is at F. II. Ilascom's.
Some epeclal bargalns In noto and box papor
can be found nt Phlnnoy's book-storo.
New parasola, fana,, rlbbons, glovos, mltts,
hoslery, otc, etc, at L. P. Gleason & Co.'b.
A few yards left of those plaln and lace
buntlngs, elghteon to twcnty-five cents, at
Pahis green, helleboro and chlorido and
carbolato of Ilrae at the bottotn prke at Frank
H. Ilascora'B drug etore.
J. G. Moitniso.v & Co., proposes to ehow
ress goods, cloaka and carpotB, at low prlces,
to all that call next Frlday.
Dn. Waknek's, Flexlble IIIp "D" Corsot, Ib
sold by J. G. Morrlson & Co., Montpelier,
dealors In dry goods and carpets.
Gkeat reductlon In prlces of sprlng and
sutnmer garmontB, dress gooas, gingnams,
parasols, etc, at D. W. Teraple & Co.'b.
W. E. Vail sells embrolderles, corsets, lylo
and kld gloves, rlbbons, laces and neck wear
at loweat prlces. A lot of new goods recelved
SnEET musle, books, stools, etc, to order at
wholesale rates, at the Capltal Organ and
Sewlng-machlne Rooms, South Maln Btreet,
Y. Donovnn, manager.
Look! Sewlng-machlnes from S5 to S20, new
and second-hand, at the Capltal ofllce, South
Maln Btreet, and all klnds of sewlng-machlnes
at Bpeclal rates for the next sixty days.
Bio dlscount on all klnds of sewlng-machlne
parts, needles, etc. binger needles, niteen
cents a dozen by mall. Address J. P. Dono-
van, or call at the Capltal ofllce, South Maln
Tue clrcus is comlng and all that attend, and
some that don't, want to buy goods cheap
Jupt go and see the prlces thathave bcen pnt on
Bummer goods to cIobo out at Webster b. Blg
L. P. Gleason & Co. have just recelved
another large invotce of ladles' ready-made
garmsnts, and wlshlng to close them out dur
Ing the noxt thlrty days they offer their entlro
stock at less than the former cost.
You had better vlslt the first clrcus, for you
may dle before the next on e comes. We want
everybody to live and, therelore, offer fresh
drugs, mediclncs, clgars, confectlonery and
fancy goods at bottora prlces. Spear & Lane,
M. L. Field of Northfield ls selllng the
Palmer Horse Hoe, the Ely Plow and Share's
Harrow Teeth, formerly made at the North
field foundry. Address all ordors by mall to
D. D. Field, Northfield, Vt, Iiapairs for all the
above can aleo be obtalncd.
A Large line of trlmmed hata and bonnets
for ladles and chlldren wlll be sold cheap at
Vall's thls week. Look at the hats, feathers
and llowers and be convlnced that the PoBt
ofllce Block store ls the place to buy your
milllnery. Everythlng marked down.
Frksii STnAWiiF.miiEs. Fresh strawberrles
dellvered at your Tery door, twlce dally, from
strawberry camp, teu minutes' drlve from
Montpelier. Flrst comt, first Berved, there-
fore, leave your orders at once at the drug
store of Spear & Lane. We understand that
Mr. Lano expects to have from fifty to one
Iveks & Pond PianoCo.: Gentlemen1
have carefully examined your uprlght square
planoand am pleased to pay that I conslder
them to be thoroughly well made and excel
lent Instrnments in all respects. They plrase
me so well that I have ordered fifty of them
for nse ln the New England conservatory of
mnsic. YourB truly, E. Tourjee." Geo. A.
Alnsworth, Williamstown, Vt., has jnst taken
n general agepcy for these planos, and lnvltes
We have now arranged for the salo of the
MaBon and Ilamlln organ; also the Palace,
Shonlnger, New England, Sterling and Smith
Amerlean organs, and the II. T. Miller Vose
fc Son, Emerson, Wheelock, Ilallett & Davls,
Gravea & Pond planos. Speclal rates for the
next glxty days to cash cugtomora. AIbo Eold
on easy monthly paymenU at the Capltal Or
gan and Sewing-machine Rooms, South Maln
streot. Address all orders to J. P. Donovan,
Montpelier, Vt. Remember the address.
Mav aoekts and all others wlshlng profita
ble employment wlll find lt to tbelr Interest to
call at J. MonnisoN Murray's Mai- Aoencv
at Mrs. Illbbard's, opposlte the court house.
Mr. Murray hlmseU ls attho Pavillon fora few
days and hasylneneio maps of Canada and also
ofivcM) Emiland, wlth whlch agents can can-
vass all q- Vermont agaln ns successfully as be
fore. Ho ls the only map publleher who pro
tccts his agents. And agents golng away to
! work on any other map are Hablo to find thels
territory all worked and lose their tline and
money. There are wholo rountics and hun
dreds of towns near you that have not been
canvassed in whlch Bgents can make more
monoy than over before. No agent can con
sclentlously Bay ho is selllng the best map when
he U selllng nny other. Nlne agents out of
ten who try other maps are glad to come back
to ours, aa thoy do every day. For further par-
tlculara eoe other papers and speclal circulars,
Tnn sportlng fraternlty have been cxclted by
the wonderful spced of "MaudS," nnd " Al-
dlne" hltched together nnd drlven by Mr,
Vanderbllt, tlio owner, nt Fleutwood park on
Frlday last. Mr. Vandorbllt made a mlle In
2il5i, sald to be tho best tlme on record In
doublo team trottlng. Tho clrcumstnnces wore
somewhat unfavorable for rapld tlme. The
marea were drawlng four hundrod pounds, the
welgbt of driver and wapon, and wero other-
wlse lmpoded. "MaudS." Is conslderod by
her tralnerenual to n rolln ln two mlmitea wlth
a runnlng mate. IIo thlnks she can make
2:06 under tlie saddle, and can bcat herown
tlme of 2:10 In harnesa.
LiQCOit selzuroa nro belng made at Burlington.
Some hard and soft wood Is wantcd nt thls
ofllce ln paymont for subscrlptlon,
A mass temperance meetlng wlll bo held at
Lyndonville on the Fourth of July.
Tiie nnnual meotlng of tho Central Vermont
railroad company occura at St. Albana to-day.
Tna annual meetlng of the Amerlean Instl-
tuto of Instructlon will bo held at Fabyan's,
White Mountalns, July 11-13.
II. C. Mbaker of Duxbury vislted hla Bon
Almon at the state prlson last wcok for tho
first tlme slnco hla conflnement there.
When you come to town Frlday to seo the
clrcus, It wlll bo nn oxcellent plan for you to
pay what la due on your paper. Please re
The proposed removal of Lewis collego to
Brattleboro Is stlll undeclded, and wlll prob-
ably remaln so untll Colonel Estoy'a retnrn
The new rules for legal practlce recommended
by the State Bar Assoclatlon are belng adopted
by tho varloua county bara and wlll probably
go into effect soon.
The friends of tho Vermont Methodlst Sem-
Inary havo been hlghly gratlfled by tho glft of
$1,000 to that Instltutlon by Judgo Samuel
Plumley of Albany.
The Bradford llsters have been Indlcted for
offenses ngalnst the llstlng law ln 1881 and
1882 and will have their trlal at tho noxt term
of Orange county court.
Tnis year ls the one hundredth annlversary
of tho settlemont of the town of Cabot and at a
meetlng of the cltlzens, held last week Wcd'
nesday, H was voted to hold a celebratlon of
tho town's centennlal on Fourth of July.
The Calcdonian suggests that a guardlan be
appointed over A. J Willard. To an outslder,
It has seemcd as though Willard had about as
sound a head as any one ln St. Johnsbury, acd
had shown good reasons for his actlons.
Ocn Tunbridge corrcspondent informa ua
that complalnt haa been mado to State'a At
torney J. K. Darllng, of Eaet Corinth, of the
outrnge mentloned in tho Watchman of last
week, and tho matter will doubtless be m
It la rumored that Harria of the Index does
not find his effotts to reform St. Johnsbury
very heartlly reciprocated, and that he is soon
to retire from the publishing business. Thls
wlll give Chase of tho Unt'onhla hands full to
keep thlnga stralght ln that sectlon.
Some liquor was seized at one of the Barton
hotels and a part, whlch was conBidered unfit
for use in the town agency, wa3 hldden ln a
loft. Some fcllows with a keen scent for
liqnor stolo lt and tho MonXor offera to glve
them freo obltuary notices when the stnff
It ls reportcd tbat the Southeastern rallway
of Canada has beenpurchascd by the Canadian
Paclfic and that tho road wlll go into the hands
of tbe new company the lst of July. The South'
eastern aystera Is three hnndred milea long and
the acquisition of the road will glve the Cana,
dlan Paclfic a New England outlet via New
The Poultney Journal tells n serious Btory
about J. M. Ilaven, the proprletor of the Bates
hnnse at Rutland, claiming that he has been
largely over-Issueing Rutland railroad stock, a
blg proportion of whlch he sold to Charles
Clemont, who is said to have bought for the
purpose of oustlng Jolin B. Page from the
Tnr. district stewards of the Methodist
chnrches in the Burlington district have ap
pointed tho Hon. J. V. Carney, Rev. M. IIul
burd, Rev. J. J. Noe, L. Howard Kellogg, Ira
Russell, M. D. Jnmp and D. R. Lowell a com
mittee to prepare a statement of matters con
neeted with the boundary dilllculty between
the Troy and Vermont conferences.
The Natlonal Car Company have recently
chosen the followlng dlrectors: Lansing Millii,
James R. Langdon, Jo. D. Ilatch, M. Hall Stan-
ton, Gilman Choney, Ilerbert Brainerd, E,
Curtls Smith. At a subsequent meetlng of
the directors, Mr. Mlllia was elected president,
F. S. Stranaban of St. Albans, Becretary and
treaBurer, and Hon. J. D. Ilatch of Burlington,
SrniNOKiELD Repuiilican: " Green Mount-
aln rnstics are this week openlng their eyes at
the atyle of the Dwlght-Wiman coachlng club
of New York and Toronto, who have Invaded
the state with their coach and six for the first
tlme. They wear shlny velvet coats, and there
are Vermonters unsophlstlcated enough not to
see the advantages of their equlpage over Fore-
paugh'a charlots." Thua does the RtjmlAican
poke tun at lts nelghbors.
Aruanoementb have been made for a new
fast traln between Chlcago and Boston, over
tbe Grand Trunk and Central Vermont roads,
by whlch tho tlme wlll be rcduced to forty
honrs, three hours lesa than the present run
nlng tlme. Golng east, thla traln wlll leave
Montreal about 7:30 r. m arrlvlng In Boston
the next mornlng. Golng west, it wlll leave
Boston in the evening and arrive in Montreal
about noon. Thia arrangement will probably
begln next Monday.
The court at Woodstock has overrnled the
motlon to set aslde the verdlct as to four of
the resjKiudenta charged wlth assanlt wlth la
tent to klll upon Mr. Barrott at Windsor and
pronounced senteuce as follows : William Gal
lagher, seven years in prlson j Edward Gafney,
slx yeara; John and Frank McClinton, one
month Imprlsonment andafineot enoli ;
Frank Gallagher, one month Imprlsonment and
a fine of S160; George Fleld, two years ln the
house of correctlon.
A Brattleboro man, G. W. Parker, has in-
vented a new muslcal lnstrumeut whlch he
calls tho " clarlphono." It Is n comblned
guitar and liarp, havlng elghteen strlngs, and
Is said to posseB great volumo, range and llex
ibility, !t Imltates a groat vnrlety of InBtru
ments and can bo thrown Into nny koy by
tnrnlng a slnglo knob. Mr. Parker has cnn-
structed a raodel of four hundred nnd elgbty'
four plecea of dlfforent varlotios of wood, nnd
ims applled for n patent,
The raanagers of "Tho Country Week"of
Bocton deslro to send another bovy of boya
and glrla who need fresh air and good food
Into thla vlcinlty this sumtner. They hopo
that those who entcrtalned their little chargea
last year thared tho children's pleasure bo
fully that they wlll open their doors to the
poor agaln thls Benson, nnd that othera wlll
joln In the good work, Rev. J, Edward Wrlght
of thla vlllage would be glad to henr from any
who are dlsposed to asslst.
Edwin Dillinoiiam Post, Grand Army of
the Republic, Waterbury, proposes to lta fel
low posta in thls and cdjoiuing towns to uuito
ln a basket plcnlc nt Waterbury by way of
celebratlng " the glorloua Fourth." The idea
Ib warmjy recelved and wlll probably bo carrlod
ont by the posta. It Ib n good one, and we
trust tho suggestlon of onr Waterbury friends
wlll meet wlth a hearty responae by soldlera
and cltlzens. Speaklng and fittlng exerclses
wlll bo arranged If the plcnlc comes o(T.
The blackmall cnso agalnst II. W. Lovo of Rut
land was concluded Saturday. One Wooloy
clatmed that Lovo extorted money from hlm
by threatenlng to prosecute hlm for selllng
liquor. Lovo admltted taking money, but
clalmed that it was slmply to establlsh a con-
nectlon wlth the bnslness, whlch Wooley de
nled. Lovo sald that all hla doings were wlth
the knowledgo and approval of the Rutland
prosecutlng commlttee. Tho grand jury ln
vestlgated tho affalr last fall and fatled to find
n blll, Justlco Balley holds hla doclston ln
Bennington clalms tho honor of holdlng
the first mldnlght court ln Vermont. On a re
cent Sunday Dennls Keefe of IIooslc Falls, N.
Y,, canie to Bennington, got intoxicatcd and
waa put la jall. Keeto waa afraid ho would
lose his sltuation lf his spreo waa known, and
a frlend offered to pay hla fine and coats, but
the jallor had no dlscretion and a court could
not be held on Sunday. Flnally Justlce Keyes
offered to try hlm aa soon as the clock struck
twelve. Accordlngly tho prlsoner waa brought
into court at 12:01 and heavlly fined. His
frlend pald his fine and the nffnlr was not
heard of by his employers.
Dahtmoctii commencement comes next
weok. The followlng la an abstract of the
programmo: Sunday, 10:30 A. m,, baccalaureate
by the president; 8 v. m., addresa by Rev. C.
D. Barrowa of San Franclsco; Monday even
Ing, prlze Bpeaking; Tuesday, 10:30 a. m,,
graduattng exerclses of the agrlcultural de
partment; 3 r. m., cI.ibs day exerclsea; 8 l. M.,
graduatlng exerclses of the Chandlcr Sclentific
Department; Wednesday, 10 A. m, grand re
unlon of alumnl with addressos, contlnulng
through the day; Thursday, 10:30 A. M., com
mencement exerclsea. Hon. John Wentworth
of Chlcago and other prorainent graduatea are
maklng speclal efforts to have a large and
Interesting meotlng of the alumnl.
Tnr, followlng la the programmo of com
mencement week at Goddard Semlnary, Barre
Sunday, June 24, sermon before tho graduatlng
claesatl:15 v. m,, by E. II. Capen, D.D., of
Collego II111, Mass. Monday, June 25, morn
ing, examinations: rhetorical exerclses of
junlor class at 2 r. m j senlor concert by Blals-
doll's orcheBtra at 7:30 r. m. ln tho town hall
Tuesday, June 20, mornlng, examinatlona
alumnl exerclses at 2 i: m. ; address by T. B,
MacDonald of Mayport, Florida. ; essay by Miss
Llzzle A. Martln of Barre; evening, at 7:30,
prlze Bpeaking by seniors and junlora. Wednes-
day, June 27, exerclsea of graduatlng class at 10
A. m. ; annual address at 2:30 r. m., by Rev. C.
E. Nasb of Newtonville, Mass.; evening, re-
ception of teachers and claes.
Vrn principal polnta of commencement at
BuAlngton next woek are aa follows: Sunday,
tufJt at., bdtTar.iureate dlsconrt,e by the
president; Monday, three i m., addresa on the
late Hon. Gcorge P. Marsh by Professor Samuel
G. Brown of Dartmouth oollege; Tuesday, two
r. m., unvolllng oi tbe statue ol Latayotte ana
dedication of the new college bulldlng; Wed
nesday, eleven a. m., commencement exer-
cisoa. Professor Brown's address, whlch was
recently given at Hanover, is very highly
spoken of. The exerclses ou Tuesday after-
noon are expected to be very imposlng and In
teresting. Many distingaished gentlemen have
been invited. The statue wlll be nuvelled by
the Bculptor, J. Q. A. Ward, and Judgo J. A.
Jameson of Chlcago will deliver the principal
The appalllng consequencea of a westem
cyclone should be seen to be appreciated.
Inspired by a desiro to glve hia frlenda a
"graphlc" if not a reallstlc conception of
tho awful havoc wrought by these elemen
tal disturbances, a former resident of thls
vlllage sends to a frlend bero a copy of tho
Sunday Graphlc, portrayiug Kansaa City's lato
bout with the storm fiend. Tho " fiend," sur-
rounded by inky blackness streaked wlth chaln
llghtnlng, in tho Bhape of a rutabaga ia de
scending upon the dooraed city. Treea and ve
hlcles are flylng through the alr and a stone
bulldlng Is golng to plecea beneath the polnt of
tho gyrating vcgctable. The Btreets are filled
wlth debrit and a single indivldual, undenlably
wrestllng with the "jim jams," Is sole spec
tator of the ruinoua acene. "Just as it ap
peared, of coursel" Is "Pnt's" endorsemont
of the accuracy of the engnvlng, and the work
of art ls cherlBhed accordlngly.
" W. C." of Middlesex wrltes aa follows con
cernlng the measles: "Thls contagious and
loathsome disease seems to prevail in nll parts
of the state. Ia It not about tlme that the pso
ple were warned to be more carefol about
speadlng lt among their frlenda and nelgh
bors? It coats a good deal to have this disease
run through a family at any tlme, and at thia
busy Beaaon among the farmers the tax is a
aevere one tosay nothingof the danger, suffer-
Ing and discomfort of the ones alllicted. It
seema to be a generally accepted opinlon that
everybody must have the measles ometimc,
and many folka thlnk the qulcker the botter.
But 1 do not see the necessity any more than in
the cafe of small-pox, cholera or other conta'
gloua diseases. If those who havo the disease
or have been exposed to lt would only be rea-
Bonably careful, lts apread mlght bo stopped to
a great extent; nnd lt they will not, let the
Btrong nrm of the law bo used to raako them
careful. If we have not a law for tlils case let
us make one."
The grand jnry of Caledonia county has In
dlcted J. N, Gale, formorly superintendent of
the St. Johnsbury water works, for embezzle-
ment. No blll wns returned ngalnst Lelghton,
who stabbed Heath at Barnet recently. Thla
refus.il to Indict would seem to lndicato a be
llof that Heath waa the aggrossor. Judge
Judevlne of Hardwick f oems to have just aa
poor luck unlDg tho law as ln trylng to make lt.
The Index thua reports: "Tlio caseof A. K
Judovlne of Hardwick vt, Dr. Weeks of Walden
was trled Tuesday . In thla.case one Frank
Williama fatled, and hoiihi property was at'
tached nnd bld otf nt sherlff'B snle by Jude
vlne. Somo of the property was afterwards
bought of Williama by Weelis, who clalmed
that tho attachtnent and pretendod ownershlp
of the property by Judevlne was fraudulent.
Judevlne, however, malntalnod hia grlp ou the
property under a clalm of ownershlp, and eued
Weeks In trover for trading with Williama and
taking the property away, Tho only question
seemed to be wbether Williama and Judevlne
colluded to defraud tho former's lawful credlt
ors. The jury evldently concluded that tho
trade between Willlams and Judevlno waa not
a bona flde one, and returned a verdlct for tho
Alexandek D. Pierce, who llved In Orford,
N. II,, just across the river from Fntrlce, com
mltted Bulcido last Frlday nlght by cuttlng hla
throat, Uo has been subject to odd Bpells,
borderlng on lneanlty, nnd was doubtless crazy
when ho commlttcd the act. On tho nlght ln
qnestlon ho roso from bed about eleven o'clock
wlth tho remark that ho waa golng to do some
thlng for hla wlfe, who waa 111, and passed out
Into the next room. Mra. l'lorce, f earlng some
thlng waw wrong, sent her boy out to find
hlm and tho llttlo fellow returned wlth tho
statement that he thought hla father waa dead.
Tho son wns sent to n nelghbor'a for uelp and
Investlgation showed that Mr. Pierce had gone
out into tho back yard and dellborately cut his
throat wlth a razor, , maklng seven terrible
gashea nnd severing tho wlndplpe In two
placea. The deceascd was a Idnd hcarted man
nnd a worthy membor of the Methodlst chnrch
at Fairlee. The funcral servlces occurred nt
his late homo on Monday, Rev. T. P. Frost of
The forty-nlnth annual commencement of
tho Vermont Methodist Semlnary began last
Sunday wlth the baccalaureate sermon at Trln
Ity church by Rev. A. II. Wyatt, pastor of tho
Untversity church at Middletown, Conn., hla
theme belng " Flllal Sonshlp ln tho Divine Ira
age." Tho sermon was llatened to by the large
audlence wlth tho closcstattentlon and ellclted
the hlghest encomlums. The prlnclpal'a rccep
tion to the graduatlng class occurred on Frlday
evening. Besides the class, thofaculty nnd In
vited gucata were present, nnd the occaslon waa
one of great interest. Tho examinatlona took
place on Monday and Tuesday, and wero hlghly
satisfactory to the committeo. On Monday
evening occurred the plano recital by Professor
Hadlcy and puplls, asslsted by Mra. Corlnne
Maud Clcveland, the celebratod aoprano. The
large audlence and tho close nttentlon showed
the appreciatton of Professor Hadley and his
work and the frequent applause and encorei
showed the dellght of tbe nudlence In the varl
ous renderings and especially ln the songa of
MrB. Cleveland. The faculty have been very
fortunate ln ficcurlng her as teacher ln vocal
culture the comlng year. Below ls a programme
of the recital: Piano quartetto, Misses Spaul
dlng, Whitney, Klnsley and Bates; plano solo,
Miss IIull; plano duett, Miss Daleynnd Mr.
Hadley; song, "Tho Last Roso of Summer,"
Mra. Cleveland; plano solo, Miss Daley; plano
solo, Miss Newcomb; plano duett, Miss Hal
sted and Mr. Hadley; plano trlo, Mlssea Wy
man, Halsted, and Mr. Hadley; Galop Mllltalre,
Misa Lane; piano solo, Mlsa Newcomb; plano
duett, Messrs. Wilder and Hadley; plano solo,
Mlsa Daley; song, "Yo Morry Birds," Mra.
Cleveland; plano solo, Mlsa Hull; plano dnett,
Miss Daley and Mr. Hadley. Last evening an
addresa was dellvered before the F.sthetic so-
cloty by Rev. J. W. Hanllton. To-day wlll oc
cur the class day exerclsea, this evening prize
speaklng, and to-morrow the graduatlng exer
cIsbb. A report in detail wlll be given next week.
n. A. WiNBnir of Bradford has gone on a
trip to Callfornla.
Lucics Bioelow, the editor of the Rutland
Ilerald, ls agaln on duty.
Hon. Daniel Roiserts and hla son, Robert,
aro taking a trlp through the West.
E. M. Hcnter has closed his connectlon wlth
the Rutland lieview and gone to a new field of
Si'eaker Maiitin wlll deliver the Fourth of
July address at the Enosburgh Falls cele
Georoe W. LeBarhon of Wolcott, has been
granted a penslon of $4 a month, with 38G0
J. G, Eddv, Esq , of Brattleboro Ia rapldby
recovering from the severe illness mentloned
W. M. Kendall, formerly of the Argus
staff, haa started a new weekly paper at Man
chester, N. II.
PrtOFESson n. E. Parker of Dartmouth
College has nearly recovered from his recent
Rev. J. D. Emerson of Underhill preached
the annual sermon before the normal school at
Castleton last Sunday.
John M. Cosistock of Chelsea haa been re-
engaged aa principal of the school at Spring-
field for another year.
Professor C. C. GovEof Beeman Academy,
New Ilaven, ls one of the examlnera of the
Randolph normal school.
Amono the examlnera at Dartmouth college
thls year aro Rev. C. B. Hulbert of Lyndon
ville and Rev. S. S. Martln of Peacham.
Professor S. G. Brown of Dartmouth Coh
lege wlll repeat his addresa on the Hon. Goorgo
P. Marsh at Burlington commencement week.
Lawrknce Baknes, Esq., wlth Colonel Ful
ler of Brattleboro, haa given S7S for a prlze
reading at tho A'ermont Academy at Saxton'a
Sknatob, Justin S. Morrill Is erecting c
substantlal structure ln Strafford whlch he In-
tenda to present to his natlve town fora llbrary
bulldlns when completed.
Joseph K. Eof.rton of Northfield was se-
vertly, but not dangorously, injurcd the 10th
Instant, by a fall, breaklng one rib and recelv-
ing some brulses. He Is rapidly recovering.
IIon. Edward Seymour of Vergennes dled
Friday, after n long and painful Illness. Mr,
Seymour had long been prorainent ln state and
loral nffatrs, and his death wlll be wldoly and
Hon, Chauncev L Knavp of Lowell, Mass.,
who was n former resident of Montpelier and
learned the prlntor'a trade in The Watchman
olllce under Genoral Walton, ls vlsiting old
friends In thls sectlon, Mr, Knapp is a natlve
Mr. Gkoroi: Lkonard of Hinesburg!! has
ln his possosslon tho trowel used by Genoral
Lafayetto ln laylng the corncr stoue of the
Unlvcrsity of Vermont. Mr. Van Heusselaor
Cnon, a grandfather of Mr. Leonard, owned
the Impleraont at the tlme,
Mit. Georok W. Bentlev has tendored his
resignatlon of the general superlntendency of
the New London Northern railroad. Mr Bent
ley has been connoctod wlth thls road slnco
June, 1874, and Is one of the most wldoly
known superlntendenta ln thla country,
Thr venerablo Nahum Peck of Hlucsburph,
who died on Saturday, June 0th, was nt the
tlme of his death tho oldest prnctlclnp lawyor
(wlth ono exreption) in Vermont. He wns
born in Royalton, Mass., October 6. 1700, and
was admllted to the bar at Montpelier lu Sep
tember, 1823. Immedlately thereafter settllng
ln Hinesburg!), whlch was ever atterward his
hoine. He was a brother of the lato ex-Gover-nor
Aeahel Peck of Hinesburg!.
Frank Owler has cone to work nt the cab
Mr. and Mns. V.. F. Kistiur.r.liavn benn vla.
ltlng at Bellows Falls.
Frank O. Fjfld and wlfe of Sewicklev. Pa..
aro visltlng at Hon, E. P. Walton's.
John B. Dohis' Inter.Ocean clrcus wlll oc-
cupy the attentlon of Montpelier next Friday.
Mhs. D. S. Wheatlry and her son Ned are
visltlng frlenda nt Grafton and Bellows Falls.
There wlll bo n floral Sundav-Bchool concert
at the church of tho Messlah next Sunday
Misses Rnn Jewett nnd Fannle Flfield
have retnrned from their schoola and wlllspend
vacatlon at liome.
The Younc Women'a Chrlstian Temrjerance
ITnlon had a tea party at Misa Carrle Wltt'a
Cohntv Cleiik Sjiilie haa ordered a new
wrltlng machlne and sold his old one to John
II. benter ol warren.
Rev. J. Edward Whiqht wlll deliver tho
address at Lewis College commencement at
W. E. Adams wlll add a new barn to his
Btand of bulldlnes, and William Goodwln wlll
havo chargn of the work.
Thf. late Nahum Peck of Hinesburgh waa
ralsed nnd educated ln Montpelier, whcre he
wns admitted to tho bar.
Mrs. W. A. Biiioos la engaged to slng to
nlght nt n concert nt St. Johnsbury, nnd next
Monday evening at Barre.
Mn. and Mns. A. J. Howk, Mr. and Mrs. J.
Poland and J. C. Emery attended the conven
tion at Newport last week.
The Lane Mannfacturlng Company wlll shut
down Frlday and Saturday of thls week la
order to complete taking their Involce.
Missfs Anoie C. Wino and Clara B. Dewey,
nleces of Hon. E. P. Walton, Bailed from New
York last Saturday for a tour ln Europe.
There If to bo a meetlng of the Woman's
Chrlstian Temperance Unlon at Trlnlty parlors
thls (Wednesday) afternoon at three o'clock.
The c.ib shop will shnt down the first of July
for two weeks. A new llttmo is to bo put ln,
Romo inside repairs made and an Involce taken.
Mr Elmer WoivrnEN, for the last year at
work In a drug store at Bethel, la now clerk
Ing at F. H. H.Tcom's In place of Rollln Fll
Bon, whola laid up by a felon.
Amono those who attendod the maonlo
gathering at Burlington were George W. Wing,
Colllns Blakelny, T. C. Phlnney. Thomas H.
Cave, Frank II. Bascom, and J. W. F. Wash-
C0MMissi0NF.n3 J. M. Tvleh. W. H. Walker.
and C. B. Eddy were In town lat Tliursday
and took a trin over the Montpelier & Wells
Kiver railroad ln connectlon wltn tne omcoraol
Rev. Homeh WniTF.of Randolnh offlclatedat
Chrlst church Sunday In exchange wlth Rev.
II. F. HI11 wbo also preached the baccalaureate
sermon before the students of the Randolph
J. W. Bhock returned from hla ten daya'
fishlng trip Frldav. The pirty caught 2,459
trout welghlng in the acgregate 1,050 pounds.
beveral of the speckled beauties welgnea over
four pounds each.
A verv excellent literarv entertalnment was
given by Profesor B. M. Hnxley in the sem
inarv chapel Iat Wednesday evening. A
slmllar entertalnment wlll be given at Capltal
iian, inursaay evening.
Maiitin- Pemrroke. a verv Hkelv vonnc lad
who haa llved at John B. Thurston's for the
paBtyear and attended school at the Unlon
school, dled qnite snddenlv yesterday mornlng.
He was at work only last Thursday.
General Lafayette was not entertalnd at
the Cadwell house, ai tho ifetiengcr says, but
at the old Pavillon. President Mnnroe waa en
tertained at the Cadwell house, and Prlnce Ed
ward, tbe fatner ol (jueen victoria by Colonel
John A. Rtder. formerly a member of
Watermun's orchestra, dled at Leomlnter,
Mass., on the 0th inst. He waa a member of
the Elghth Vermont regiment and was wounded
at Port Hudson, carrylng the ball in his limb
until his death.
Edward Sullivan, Jamea Mullaly and G1I-
bert Paro were brought before Justlce Clark
Mondav. on comnlalnt of Rufus M. Prav. for
dlsturbing the peaco at North Montpelier last
Thursday evening. Sullivan and Mullaly were
eacn tined slo and costs, wnlcn tney iald, and
Paro was dlscharged.
The graduattng exerclses of the Unlon school
wlll occur next week. The graduates and the
subiects of their dlscourses are: Edward
E. Blakely, "Impulsea of Socletv;" Loule A.
Clarke. "Ferns;" Emlly L. Eaton, "Tho
Nlebeluneen Lied;" Mary L. Freeman, "Ecnn
omyof Mind;" Evelyn S. Lease, "PubllcLI
braries." A si'ecial communlcation of Aurora Lodge,
No. 22, Free and Accepted Masons, will be
held at their hall on Saturday evening, June
23, at eight o'clock, for the rurpose of perfect
Ing arrangomenta for the attrndance of the
lodge at tho exorcises ln Burlington next Tues
day. It ia hoped that a large gathering of the
brethren wlll be had on thla occaslon. Be on
hand promptly nt eight o'clock.
A meetino was held Sunday afternoon ln
the vestry of tho Baptist church to boo about
organizing a Yonng Men's Chrlstian Assocla
tlon, A. J. Howe presldlng. A commlttee waa
appointed to revlse the draft of by-laws pre
Bented and to nominate ofhcers. A second
meetlng will be held next Sunday afternoon at
five o'clock ln Betbany ohapel, when It Is ex
pected that a permanent organlzation wlll be
Jefferson Brcce was repalring the brako
on one of H. A. Uancock's work wagons Mon
day and cllmbed upon the Beat to try lt when
the horses were frightened by a dog and ran
awav. They were eating at tho time, their
headstalls belng removed, so that Brtice could
notcontrol them by the relns. He was thrown
from the seat and the wheels passed over his
anclea but fortunatoly no bones were broken,
although he was b.idly bruised.
Nfxt Tuesday evening, at seven o'clock, the
Unlon school will givn an entertalnment for the
beneflt of the school llbrarv. Every grade will
take part In song or recltatlons. Tbe followlng
Is the prngramme: Song, " Wake up, Little
Daisy," Sadle Wlng. Lewie Hathaway, Llllle
Stowell and Wilbnr Lowe; "The Gift of Trite
tnlus," Henrv Farwell; " Luck," Mabel Good
wln: "Tho'Moon Chlldren." Nellle Hvde;
"The Match Girl." Nora Balley: song, "Slng
awav, ve jovous Birds;" "The Vlllage Black
smith." Mdlo Dudley; "Seed nnd Harvest,"
May Russ; "Song of Seven," James McDon
ald; " Appleseed John," Sadio Wlng; Motlon
song, "Wintry Storma;" " Greyport Lepend,"
Clarn Moad; " Wreck of the Hesperus," Emma
Cutler; "Daybreak," Florence Glynn; song,
"Touch uot the Cup," Maggle Mee and Wllllo
Smith. All tho voung people, and the old too,
nro luvlted to attend, Admlttance ten cents.
General Crooic has returned safely to Arl
zona, brlngiDg in over two hundred prlsoners.
lt la understood that he Intends to recross the
MexlcAn border, and endeavor to cipture tha
most troublesome of the hostilo Apachos.
Thk BCientlfio exnedltion sent out by the
gnvernment In March last to oberve tho total
ecllpse of the sun at Carollnn Island, ln the
South Paclfic, has returned, Tlio party roports
that tho weather on the day of tho ecllpso waa
perfect for observing purioses, and tjio result
ls n great auccess.
Winston, Forsyth county, C, Gents :
I deslre to expresa to you my thanks for your
wonderful Hop Bltters. I was troubled with
dyspepsla for five years prevlons to commenc
ing the wso of your Hop Bltters somo bIx
nionthsBgo, My cure haa boon wonderful. 1
am pastor of the First Methodist church of this
placo and my wholo congregatlon can testify
to the groat vlrtues of your bltters. Very re
spectfully. Rev. II. Fereiifj:,
Tiie Brltish Immlgranta for Outario nnd the
Northwest are now comlng to Montreal at tho
rate of one thousand per day.
A oood name at homo Is a tower of strength
abroad. Ten tlmos as muchllood'aSarsnparllla
used ln Lowell aa any other.