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BY W. W. PKESCOX-
MONTPELIER, VT., WEDNESDAY, JTJNE 27, 1883.
VOL. 78. 1002. 3VO. 37.
Montpelier & Wells R. R. R.
Taking Effect June 25, 1882,
Tidliis lcave Montpelier an fotlowm
Mall at 8.00 A. M Exrows at 1.39 r. t.. Mlzedat 4.1(1
v, M. arrlve nt Wells Rlver at 9.40 A. M,, 3,10 r.
7.3J r. M.
JVafns lenve Ili7 Jfft'cr os followit!
Mlied nt 4.(10 A, m., Accnmmodatlon at 10.01 A. V.,
Mall at 4.00 P. arrlve at Montpelier at 7.15 A.
M., 11.S0 a. ., 5.M p, u,
Tralns leavlnf! Montpelier t 8.00 A. M. and 1.S0 p, u.
make cloee connectlons at Wells ltlver for all polnts In
the White Mountslnst also fnr Boston and all Inteinie
cUate polnta. w. A. 8TOWELL, Superintendmt.
F. W. MORSE, Gentral Panenger Agcnt,
Central Vermont Railroad.
Commencing June 25, 1883.
Tratni Golng South irtll Xcare Montpelier
as followa :
8CF. n m 'MAIL, from St. Albans and Burlington
.JJ a, llli for Concord, Manchester, Nashua. Wor
cester. Lowell, Fltchbure, Boston, Sprlng
field, ew lyndon and New Vork.
ntn o m T.tMtTEOEXrUKSi, from Montreal, Oit
,UU d, III, rtensbnrR and the West, for Boston. via
Lowell. and New Vork via Sprlngfiold and
n m MtXEI). from t. AU.an, Rutland and
J. III. Burlington for Northfield.
, m NIGIIT EXrHESS. from Montreal, Os
Oi III. densburc and the lVt for Roswn via
ihjwpii ann rnciinurn, y ihkuciu, ,,cw
London and New Vork, and all polnts In
New F.ntfand. Sleeplni Cars to Sprlng
fleld and Boston via Lowell.
Traln (lolna Xorth and Went:
A 0(1 o m NIOUT EXl'RESS. from Roton and New
l.tu a, III, York for Montreal. Oudensrmrq and the
West. Sleeplng Car to Montreal.
0 0(1 n m AOrOMHOHATIOV, from Northfield for
O.oU d, III. Burlington, Rutland aud St. Johns.
0 At, 1 m I.OCAL F.XPRF.SS. from White Rlver
B.1D a. III. .innctlon for Rnrllnzton.St. Albans, Rich
ford and Ronses Polnt.
3.45 p. m,
T)AY EXl'RE". Leavea Boston via
Vlt.hhnrcr at 8.00 b. m.. via lowell at
9.00 a. m.. New London at 5.00 a. m.,
Snrlnefleld at 8.00 a. m.. for Burlington.
the West. Drawlng Room Car to Mon
.lunctlon for Burlington, fit. Albans, Og-
densbnrg and jionireai.
Trln lonve for Barre at 7.00 a. m., 10.45 a.
Throueli Ucketx to Chlraso and all polnta West for
aale at tho prmiinn! Mniions.
.1. w. TIOH tRT, Oeneral Superlntendent,
. W. CUMMrNO. Oennral Paiieer Asent.
IIIIPT NATTONAT, 11ANK. rot-nmcc llloo.k.
. J. A. race, l'resldenti J. C. llonshton, Cashler.
rONTPET.lKTl A.VTNO' 1IANK AND
TniTKT noMPATfr. ravs inte'-est on rteroiw,
IlomerW. llcatnn, l'reslilenti A. W. Ferrln, Trensurer,
omce ln llnpon'i Hlorlt.
South Maln Street.
Oflloe over Rlxhv's irwt ptore. State Ptreet.
Q. K. IIUNT,
Room 6. Unlon Rlock.
WHITOKY. omceend rwldeora in
Freneh's Illook, South Maln Street
BIKllTnAV TIOTTSK, StAtfl Rtreet. Open for
Xm. nigni trains. (jnargee rewRonnnie.
Chester Clark, rroprtPtor.
-j- -'f lfon. Lalelv Ttrlltlcd. Carrtafre to
KJ all lialns. Livery connetmi.
Irl'h .fe Rparrow, rroprletors.
Klft-lai.s ln everv re
Onroslte C. V. R. R. tt!"i.
T. O. llalley, Proprletor,
XTATIOVAT, T.TTK. Safe. ouM. nltntll.
Oeo. W. Rced, Becrettrv: Chas. Dewev, Presldent,
TT. HinTOAl, FIRE INS.
CO. I'rompt and
Ja. T. SaWn, See'vs W.Il. 11. ninsham. I'res't,
J T, flT, 14K. Oenernl lnuramv. Agents. The
V. bet stock companleflrepresented. rost-ofneIllock,
piTKTN & UUSK
Offlce ln rost-ofilce Ulock
T.. HOTT, Attorney at Law,
TTKATIl Sr OARI.KTHV.
XX Oraoe In Sahln's Illook, B011U1 Maln Street
rIIAltl.ES W. I'OIlTKIt.
VJ Offlce ln ITnlon Rlock, State Street,
Ijiw and collectlon office wlth 8. C. Shurtlefl,
TrAVII,IOV T.IVKHY. rirst-clasa tpams fur-
JL nished for au occaftlons. rnces reasonable.
DW. III7TI.KYH T.TVK.ItV. Feed and Board.
lne Stable. Teams of all descintlon.
Ilead of State Street,
MISCELTjA 2fEO VS.
TT MWE & SOS. Te Deolers and flrocers.
XX Cotfee roastol on the premlses.
TT f. KMEHV,
rrorkerv. Glasa Wr, Carpetw,
. Curtains, Room Paper, ete.
TT K. ST.AYT4JN'. Statloner. linnkseller and News
XX. dealer. Rlalto Block. Statfl Street.
t AltMKNTi) madn as thev shonld lk- hv Woolsr.
X Brothers, Merchant Tallors. EstaWUhed ln 1866,
A A. MKAT. dealer In Watch,
.lewelry. 811 ver
andriated Ware, Toys and Fancy Gnnos.
TV DKWKT. Oeneral llardwam Store,
X. Near the Amerlean IIouso.
JOH l'ltlNTINO of all klnds neatlv and prompUy
done at reasonable r tf. Send for eatlmates to
WATOHMAM A JOCENAL Offlce,
r II. S)N.MontrUerCrckersand Con.
fectlonery. " The best In the state." Maln Street,
Reed's Block, Maln Street,
Ellla Block, Stata Street,
SUMMER MUSIG BQQKS
For Summer Resorts,
)rs, tt U undQubttiUu a oontl plan to taieicUh you to
the tutnmfrhnmeateell teteeted tet 0 mutie Vooxsor
For HliiKln, tak e :
GEMS 0F ENGLISH S0NG.
The best nitscellnneous selectlon of pop'nlar songs', wlth
MINSTREL SONGS, OLD AND NEW.
(J2 Boarda. JJ.M Cloth.) Best and onlv collectlon of
v..o wonu.wiue, ranious riantatlon, Jubllee and Mln
BEAUTIES 0P SA0RED S0NG.
($1 Boards, (3 M Cloth.) Artmlrableasseml.laBenf the
naumi lyncs, 1'iauoor urgan accouipanlment,
l or A-iiij-inir, taKot
Itl Iloards, J2.S0 Cloth.) New and very well cbosea
collectlon of J'lano l'leces of rnedluin dllllculty,
OHMS OV RTKAUS'J. 1 Ench 2 Boards, SJ.60
GKMH OV T1IK J)AN41K.( Cloth. The very
brlRlitest plano miislo publUhnl, pewrliitions of tlilrty
In I'roK niiil Nelirly Iteiuly;
A GRAND B00K 0F WAR S0NGS.
For Camp Flrci) and all U, A, K. mcetlngs, l.ook out
Aiiy book malled, iotpaUl, for rctall ptlce.
O. Ditson & Co., Boston
A I I InUrested ln the phvnlcal, moral, and splrltual
ni-l. linnrovement of unurtunate humanUv, should
Cpun jacts. tov tUe JJome Jnitltule Journal 1 year.
K. 1), llAUTttn, BearBbutg, lleunlngton County, Vt.
jt$itfcftmmt G gjonmnl.
WKDNESDAY, JUNK 27, 1883.
rnicKS on buntlng rcdnced ot Webster's.
WAlutANTni) kld glovcs, laco or button, nt
Try odb of tbe icarrantcd seylhea sold by C.
. Graves, Watorbury.
Bisnoi' Hotkl for gftle or to icnt, from ono
to ten years. Apply to II. Faloa.
Just tlilnk of itl The glorious Fourth !9
comluR nnd H1I9 town Is nsleop. Tlioro wl bo
fow boya wlth ilre-crnckers and tliat Is nll.
How long wlll lt be beforo thoy wako tip?
AVell, lf you don't colebrato, you canbuy goods
cbeap. Tliey nre maklng very low prlces to
reduce stock at Wobstet's. Go and-seetbe
summor gouda and prlces.
Geohoetown, N. Y January 18, 1882. Mr.
E. P. Carpenter, 'Worcester, Mass. Doar Slr
The organs you sent me I bavo sold, and are
both glvlne tho best of tiatlsfaction. They
havo been examlned by 1'rofessor Wood of
Maratlion, tho wellknownorganlxt and teacher
f slnglng classes, and also by Professor D.t
vis, orgauist of Cazenovla, tbe best we have,
and pronounced to be the nc jilus ultra of or.
gans. I myself, as n tuner and repairer of or
gnns and planos, mnst confess lliem to bo of
very superlor workinanshlp, toucli and tone,
as rvcll as swectncss and quallty of tho same.
Wlshlog you an Rbundance of success, I re.
raaln, Yonrs very respcctfully, Clark E. San
ford, George A. Alnswortb, Williamstown,
Vt., general agent.
Xo stamps will be requlred on bank checks
after thls week.
Notice the change in tho railroad tlmo
tables on thls page.
"The Counthv Wekk" chlldren may bo
expected July 21, to remaln tlll Jnly G0.
The meeting in Wrlghtsvillo next Sunday af-
ternoon may be expected to begin at two o'clock,
The work of setting the telephono poles be-
twcen Montpelier and Burlington has beeu
completed as far as Uichmond.
Ir you have not paid for your 'Watchman
you will greatly obllgo the publisber by dolng
so at your carltcst convenlenco.
Twelve of the graduatingclass of St. Johns
bury academy are to enter Dirtmouth; ono
goes to Wcslcyan and one to Williams.
1t ls now reported that there ia no truth ln
the recent statement that the Canadian Pactfic
railroad had purchated the Southeastern.
II. W. Love of Itutland is discharged by Jus.
tice Bailey's declsion in the blackmall caee.
whlch ls the Inst onependlng agalnst hlm.
Hkv. Geoiioe S. Gueiinhky will preach in
East Calais next Sunday, July 1st, at 10:30 A
i., and at Calais at ono o'clock in the after
At the Champlain Assoclatlon of Universa.
lists held ln Fletcher last Wednesday and
Thursday, there was raised for missionary
work in Vermont S107.5G.
Kutland Keview: "MIss Ilemenway pro-
poseB to rent quartera at Kutland, buy type and
prlnt the next nnmber of the Vermont Gazetcer
herself with the aid of our local historians."
Manv of the interestlng detalls relatlng to
Lafayette s visit to thls state have been gith
ered up by Hon. K. P. Walton and embodled
in the Governor and Council compiled by him
On and after Monday, July 2d, a single do-
mestic postal money order may be issued for
any arnount from one cent to one bundred
dollara incluslvo, and the existing rates will be
Joel Potnam of Cambridge has a black hen
whlch wlll beat Colonel I'orter's of North
inenora, navmg lald four mammoth eggs
measuring respectlvely 8J by 71 inches, 7J by
03, 8 by OJ, 74 by G.I. Who can beat thls?
The ladies society of the Church of the Mea
eiah will glve a lawn party thls (Wednesday)
evening, the 27th, at the grounds of Mrs,
II, Ileath on Barre street. Music begina at
eight. Admisslon filteen conts. Ice croam
and cake filteen cents.
Kuitor IlAKitis of the Indcz objecta to liav
lng hls paper sold out by hia brother editors
wlthout hia consent, and eays he is going to
stay. We are glad of it. There ls a fleld In St,
Johnsbnry for a good, independent paper and
the Index has got a good start.
The tlmo for depositing Vermont Central
bonds and Vermont & Canada ptock wlth the
Amerlean I.onn and Trtist company, wlth a
prlvllege of securlng lnterest from Aprll 1 on
the bonds of the Consol'dated Hallway Com
pany of Vermont, to bo issued July 1, has
Laht gprlng bIx Rochester fellows atterapted
to tsr and feather a certaln Brlnk ot unaavory
reputatlon in that locallty, Brlnk'g wife ended
the aft ray by ponrlng hot water on the boys,
and at the late term of the Windsor county
coort they were fined from fivo to twenty dol
lars eash for the assault.
Amo.no the prizea awarded at Dartmouth col
lege last week, the Grlraes prlze of SG0 for gen
eral lmproToment durlng the course was given
to John W. Gordon of West Bolton. Honora
ble mention waa made of A. L. Fuller of Ver
shire for excellence in Greek and of K. A. Bay
ley of Newbnryin mathematlcs.
MiDDi.F.iiunv Collego commencement Is next
week. The ptlnclpal featurea of the pro
gramrae aro as followa ! Sunday, baccalau
reate by the prcsident; Tuetday evening, prize
epeaking; Wednesday, 8:S0 a. m., meeting of
assoclated alumnl; U:S0, graduatlng exorclsea,
followed by the lnaugural addressea of I'ro
fessora Katon and Voster; evening, concert by
Blaladell'a orchoatra, and eclolsts.
The publleher of the Watchman wlshea to
make due acknowledgementa tothe presa of
the state for the very appreclative roannor in
which tho change and enlargement ot hia paper
haa been notlced. Every nowspaper whlch
has reterred to the Bubject has dono bo in very
eompllmentary terma, wlth the eolltary excep
tlon of the Aru, and ita reason for not dolng
eo ls too obvious to requlre corament.
CONsiBKitAiiLE Indlguatlon waa felt among tho
Btudenta oii Semlnary Hlll becauee n member
of tho graduating class, F, L. Goodspeed, of
East Warren, waa not allowed to dellver hia
oration wlth tho rest at the commencement ex
erelses. The reason glvon by the faculty is
that he would not cut lt down aa requested,
but tho young rnan'a frlenda Bay that he had
cut it down onco and that it had been nccepted
and commlttcd to moinory beforo tho flnal al-
terntlon was proposed. We rcgret that any
thing of tho klnd should have marred tho
The commisslonors ln the caso of tho Cen
tral Vermont railway vs. Wolla Ulvor rallway
havo reported that tho defondant road shall
take tho Centtal Vermont parlor and baggago
cars on the Saratoga and Whito Mountain
line, but dcny tbat part of tho petltlon asklng
that tho lattor road connoct with the Central
at Montpelier. Tho defonso aBked for a con,
tinuance nnd tho caso wlll bo heard June 29.
Tiie annual mootlng of tho Central Vermont
railroad company was held at St. Albans, last
Wednesday. The number of dlroctors was ro
ducod from fltteen (which has heretofore been
tho numbor) to seven and tho followlng wore
clected tho same gentlemon belng dlrectora of
the Consolldated railroad company: Joseph
Illckson ot Montreal, general mannger of the
Grand Trunk railroad; B. I'. Choney of Boston,
James 11. I-mgdon of Montpelier, W. II. II.
Blngham of Stowe, Ezra II. Uakor ot Boston,
John Gregory Smlth and E. C. Smith of St.
Quite a numbor ylelded to tho exhllaratlng
lnfluences of tho clrcus or eomothlng worso
last Frlday and tho cooler waa well fllled by
nlght. The followlng partles made up the
company: Stephen Burgin and Wllllara Thayer
of Montpelier, IUchard I'reston of Berlin, Wil
bur J. Gould of Wrlghts Mills, Frnnk Laundry
of Williamstown, Elmer J. Coff rln of Water.
bury, James W. Brown of Calais, and F. Hub-
bard of St. Albans. I'reston nnd Hubbard
were brought before Justico Clark Frlday even'
ing and tho rest on Saturday mornlng, All
pleaded guilty and paid the regulatlon flne
In tho pressure of many thlngs last week we
forgot to hand ln our congratulatlona to our
conteraporarles of the Windsor Journal in vlew
of thelr success in issulng thelr centennlal edl
tlon. The Journal In its general conduct has
falrly earned a titlo to a hundred years ot ex.
Istence, and when lt really rounds the centen.
nlal stake, lf it is as olcan and readable, as
true to the interests of tho people as lt has
been, will find well wishers in its second one
hiindred' years' course. Our nolghbor of the
Frecman Impeachos the accuracy of some of
its historlcal statements nnd hopes that by tho
tlmo it ls really one hundred years old lt wlll
have a true hlstory of itself wrltten.
The fortieth annlversary of St. Johnsbury
academy occurred lastwoek Thursday. The
Latin salutatory was dellvered by John C. Koss
of St. Johnsbury and the valedictory by Geo,
I. Leonard of Bellows Falls. Tho graduating
class numbers forty-elght. The alumnl meet
ing in tho aftornoon waa attended by a large
number. Rev. E. T. Falrbanks gave a hlstor
ical address and M. P. Woodworth personal
reminiscences. Tho clans tree exercises were
an address by James F. Sklnner of East Wlnd
sor Hill, Conn.; " Prophecies," by Mary R
Thomas of Iludson, N. II.; "Last Will and
Testament of the Senior Class," by Annette A,
Parker of Lyndonville. Ez-Governor Falrbanks
gave the class and frienda a banquet at Athen
mum uall in the evening. . -
BuATTLEnoiio correspondent Sprlngfield He-
puhllcan : " The politlcal cauldron beglns to
bubble. Tho great flght here will be for con
gresslonal represontatlve. Grout and Poland
are now laying the wires and appear most
promlnently; but lt ls predlcted by those who
ought to know that nelther of them will be the
cliolco. There nre several dark horsea in thia
and several other countics, and lt would not be
surprislng, it Brattleboro carried off tho prlze.
The present llentenant-governor, it is said,
would accept the governorship, but he la un
popular wlth the eoldiers, and many think he
could not bo nomlnated ; but lt ls too early yet
to make predlctions." As an examplo of utter
"prevlousnesa " commend us to thls corre
spondent. The smallest politlcal rlpple haa not
yet disturbed the second dlstrlct.
The citlzens ot the town of Cabot wlll celo
brate the one hundredth annlversary of theset
tlement of that town July 4th. The day will
bo nshcred in with a salute of nine guns and
rlnging of bells in honor of the nine first eettlers
of the town. At ten o'clock there wlll be a
parade of the firo company; at twelve o'clock,
m,, two guns wlll be given ln honor of Mlss
Cabot, from whom the town was named; at
half past one the afternoon exercises will com
mence with muslcbytheband, after whlch will
follow the oration by Hon. E. P. Walton of
Montpelier; at four o'clock there will be a
street parade, potato and sack race L. P. Cole,
manager. A national salute of thirty-elght
guns wlll be given at sunsot. At eight o'clock
tbero will be a torchlight procession, headed
by the band, to be followed by a grand display
of fireworks, after whlch a promcnade concert
will be given in villago hall. Music will be
furnished by the Marshfield cornot band and
also by the Danville cornet band.
Tmt trial of Louis Merchant for the murder
of Wllliam Morgan nt Barnet ln September,
1881, began at St. Johnsbury last week Mon
day, Merchant Is a Frenchman, nbout sev
onty years old, and has been a flghting man.
The dllllculty betwoen the two men arose over
a little beer blll which Morgan owed Merchant.
Dr. S. T. Brooks, a physician at St. Johnsbury,
who was present at the post mortem examlna
tlon of Morgan, refused to glve hls oplnion as
to what caused hia death, claimlng tbat thia
would be glvlng expert teetlmony wlthout ex
tra pay. Tho court, Judge Ross, committed
him to jall for contempt and be soon concluded
to anawer the questlon. The other pbyilclans,
who were presont at the post mortem, escaped
commltment by saying they had no oplnion.
A little past mldnlght Wednesday nlght, tbe
jtiry roturned a verdlct of not guilty. Stato's
Attorney Blodgott was apslsted by Hon. II. C.
Bates. The respondent's counsel were Sena
tor Ide and W. P. Stafford of Hoston.
T. J. Deavitt of Montpelier has rccently
procured penslona as followa: Horace Yarring
ton, Strafford, S14 a month, 8800 arreara;
John Bannlstor, Northfield, Sl a month, 8810
arrearB; Captaln Lemuol M. Hutchlnson, Wor
cester, 88.50 a month, 81830 arreara; Tlmothy
Drlnkwater, Middlesex, 81 a month $950 ar
reara; Lewis W. Fllnt, Williamstown, 84 u
month, 8801 arrears; Ellen M. Ttittle, Holyoke,
Mass., 830 a month, 8125 arrears; Dunean Mc
Kay, East To)sham, 84 a month, 8888 arrears;
Ira Carpenter, Brookfield, 84 a month, 8850
nrrfara; A. A. I'ratt, Plainfield, 830 a month,
Sl450 arrears; A.bert French, Barre, 84 a
month, 8850 arrears; Carloa E. Clark, Cabot,
81 n month, 8850 arrears; K. C. Buttoifield,
Morrisville, 84 a month, 8815 arrears; Doxter
M. Jones, Williamstown, 81 a month, 8884
arreara; Wllliam B. Marsttm, Chelsea, 88 a
month, 8801 arrears; Charles II, Itlch, Chelsea,
82 a month, 8125 arrears; Ell T. Marsh, Colo
rado Sprlnga, 80 a month, 81,420 arrears; A.
G. Sutton, Orange, 81 a month, 8828 arrears;
Tiancls Clark, North Duxbury, increase from
88 to 812 a month; Otla G. Mlles, Montpelier,
ila month, 8051 arreara; James E. Stearns,
Groenfiold, N. II., 824 a month, 81,720 arrears.
The namea of porsona promlnontly engaged
:i honorlng Lafayetto durlng hls stay ln Mont
pelier wcro aB followa: Chlof raarshal, Colonel
Joseph Wigglna, asslsted by Adjutant Calvln
V inslow, Captaln W. W. Cadwell and Samuel
Goss, Esq, Mllltary Washington Artlllery,
Captaln Joseph Somorby, a company indepen
dent ot othor mllltary organlzatlona, and ncrv
Ing as the governor' s guard; Montpelier Llght
nfantry, Captaln Danlel Baldwin; Berlin In-
tantry, Captaln Taplln; and a company of
Montpelier lnds nbout tourtcen years of age,
Captaln Eliaklm P, Walton. To tho boya was
apslgncd tho post of honor, as body guarda to
the genoral nnd hls suite, and they rccelved
hls thanks and compllments. The entertaln-
ment was at the Pavlllon, thcn kept by Solo
mon Mann. The followlng toast waa glvon by
Lafayetto: "Vermont, Montpelier, and tho
Green Mountalna, from whlch waa early echoed
and vallantly supportcd the republican cry for
Independence and freedom may its happy re
sults be more and more enjoyed by tho sona
of the Green Mountalns."
Lewis Colt.eoe commencement at North
field occurred last week. The baccalaureate
was preached by Rev. I. P. Bootb Sunday. Tho
junlor exhlbltion Wednesday evening waa as
followa: Plano solo, Mlss Rumrill; declatmv
tlon, "A True Ilero," C. K. Mellen; duot,
Mrs. J. B. Johnson, MIss Bertha Ober; decla
matlon, "Pyramlda; not all Egyptlan," M. L.
Chandler; aolo, MIss Ober; dcclamatlon, " The
Curse of Rcgulus," II. B. Ilersey; oration,
"Tondencles, Politlcal, Religiouaand Social,"
F. S. Parker; oration, "TheCitlzen Soldler,"
N. L. Sheldon. Tho exercisea were interestlng
and creditable. Al the suppor of the Alpha
Slgma Pl society Wednesday evening, about
twenty-five were present and a very pleasant
tlme was reported. G. R. Mlneractedas toast.
master and rcsponses were made by Esqulrea
George M. Flsk and Frank Plumley, Captaln
Rnmbaugb, past-cadets Thomas, Dorr and
Sheldon and by Cadets Mellen, Nlckerson,
Sheldon and Ilowe. Oratlons by the graduat
ing class on Thursday forcnoon were as fol
lowa: "The Progress of Inventions," W. C.
Ilowe; "Ilypatlan," G. R. Miner ; "The
New Western Civillzatlon," wlth valedictory,
J. M. Holland. After conferrlng of degrees,
Rev. J. Edward Wrlghtof Montpelier dolivered
an address on the aubjoct, " Is Seelng Believ
lng?" In the afternoon, the usual military
exercises were given on the parade ground.
In the artlllery drill, one gun was manned by
tbe past-cadets and the other by the under
class men, and it waa remarked that the gradu-
atea were a match for the others ln points
where elmply skill and precision were requlred,
although they had had no practlce slnco
graduating. Commencement week concluded
wlth a hop at Armory hall Thursday evening.
The meeting of tho trustees was adjourned to
July 10th, when the questlon of removal to
BftttleJwio will probably be decided. The
degjetiUD.ififc)n;erred upon General
a of NSw'lork, and tnatof A.M.,
ln course, upon Professor J. B. Johnson. Vlce-
Preeldent Hathaway and Colonel George N.
Carpenter were in town durlng the week.
Colonel J. J. Estev and famlly have ar
rlved in Europe.
Mit. F. A. WooDimiixJE of Vergennes leavea
ln a few days for Moorhead, Mlnn.
Hon. E. P. Walton is to dellver the oration
at the.centennlal at Cabot, July 4th.
Colonel L. K. Fuller and famlly wlllspend
tbe warm montbs at Chesterfield Lake.
oenator jcstin b. SlouitiLL attended com
mencement at Cornell Unlverslty last week.
" Gov." Geo. E. Eaton, who has been vislt-
ing at Danville, has returned to Troy, N. Y,
Senator Edmunds ls vlsitlng places of ln
terest in Oregon and Washington Terrltory.
D. W. OuERCiiOMiiiE, formerly of Saxton's
Rivcr, is now prlncipal of Worcester academy,
Colonel Kittredge Haskins of Brattle
boro wlll dollver an address at Dover on the
Fourth of July.
E. L. Bicielow has been appointed inspector
general of Vermont dlvislon Sona of Veterans
with rank of major.
Georcie H. Richmond, edltor of the Xbrtk
field Al'tcs, is away on a ten days' vacatlon, vis-
lting frlenda ln Brooklyn.
Frank Plumley, Esq., of Northfield will de
llver an address at the Fourth of July temper
ance celebratlon at Lyndonville.
Princii'Al W. H. Commings of Bradford
academy ia taking a carriage trip wlth hia fam.
ily through the northern part of the state.
Professok Myron Ward of Putney, por.
tralt palnter, haa juat arrived homo from Paria
on hts return from Egypt, where he went two
Senator U. S. WiiiTCOMiiof Chittenden, waa
kicked by a horse the other day and eo serl-
ously Injnred that he remained Insensible for
about two houre. He is now all right agaln
Dr. Joseph Drapeii, auperlntendent of the
insane aBylum, la ln attendance upon the an
nual meotlng ot the national associatlon of
Buperlntendents ot insane asylums, which is
held ln Newport, R. I.
Senator Morrill who has just celebrated
hls seventy-thlrd blrthday, at the explration
ot his present term, in 1885, will have served
tblrty years ln congress, twelve ln tho house
and elghteen in the senate.
Chauleh P. Jovcn, Bon of Colonel Joyce,
now of Washington, graduated on the 18th
Inst., from Professor Young's classlcal school
of that city. He dellvered the " Salutatory "
and recelved the " Pickney " medal for sthol
Stkphen W. Dorsev of Btar route fame,
wns born at Benson ln 1842, Iie had in part
the benefit of a publlo school educatlon, hia
youth belng passed In alternate montha otlabor
and Btudy, At the age of sevcuteen he eml
grated to Oberlln, Olilo.
Tiie exact age of Lucy Flsh Curtls of West
Randolph, who dled on the Klth, was ono hun
dred years, nlno montha, fotirteen days. Sho
haa slx chlldren livlng, tho oldext belng nearly
elghty years and the youngost lltty-flvo years
of age, all ot whom attended her funeral.
Du. Hknrv P. Strono of Belolt, WIs., dled
In that citv June -Olli, atter slx weeks' of In
tenso suITerlni:. Dr. Sirong waa a natlve of
Brownington, Vt., and was for few yoars a
medtcal htudent In the ofllco of Dr. liublee In
thls villago. He had borne a distinguUhed
part ln the nffalra of hia adopted clty and stato
and his death la deenly lamented there. IJo
was u brother of Wllliam B. Stroug, presldent
of the Atchlson, Topeka and Santa Fe rallway,
also well known ln Montpelier. Dr. Stroug s
age was flfty-onu.
A nooi) number of our cltlzena attended tho
exercises at Burlington yesterday.
Tiie Sundav-school of Chrlst church wlll be
suspended durlng the montha ot July and
Mlis. W. G. Amhif.wb of Johnson, better
remembered aa MIss Fannlo Sabin, has been
vif lting nt ner om nome.
Miss Rotii Juwett went to Burlington last
Thureday to nttond a party given to one of her
Mlta.T. V. ItRDP'iRr.t) pntortalneil a lnrce num
ber of ber lady f rlends at a vory enjoyable tea
party last Thursday evening.
So amall n number eathnred nt Canltal Hall
last Thnrflday evening that the reading by
rroiessor nuxioy was given up.
Mk. ANIi Mlts. J. W. Ellis havo been ln
Massachusetts for a week. Thelr daughter,
MIss Lulu, wlll return wlth them.
J. P. Mkkon's halr dresslnc room and Dan
Fleld'a bllllard room at the Pavlllon present a
very noat nnnearanco. havlne been refltted
A i'LAtform has been bullt beslde the rnll-
road track near James R. Langdon's rosldonce
for the convenlence of those who want to get
on at tnis point.
Manv wlll reeret to loarn that Mrs. T. O.
Bnilev has decided to luave Montpelier. Sho
wlll tako up her rcsidenco ln Boston about the
lst ot beptemDer,
Bisnoi' BI8SELL omdated at Christ church
Sunday and four were confirmed at the morn.
Ing servlce. The Blshop was the guest ot Rev,
II. F. Hlll durlnc hls stav.
T. J. Riciiahdson of D.ivennort. Ia.. ono of
the publlshers of the Davenport Democrat, has
ueen in town tuis week. Mr. ttlcnardson ls a
natlve of East Montpelier,
A SLlcniT fire ln Marv Ann Hazzrd'B houso
on the Berlin slde. called out the fire deoart-
ment rriaay torenoon, but the llames were ex-
tinguisnea neiore tno arrlval oi tue engine.
Miss Guacie IIir.L celebrated her seventh
bltthday last Thursday, nbout thlrty-four of
uer matea oeing present. A rlde in tno uig
wagon was an enjoyable loature oi tiie day.
Some verv fine sneclmens of slate have been
taken from the Sabln quarry and the prospect
Is favorable for the company. Fred E. Smlth
has used slate from thls quarry on hls houae
Messiis. MomtlLL. Colllns. Carter. Lawrence,
and two or three other cmoloves of the Lane
iMKDuiHctunng company, start to-uay on o
tlsnlng trip for a few days at Maquam Bay,
E. H. Alleh is nbout to closo ud hls work for
E. R. Sklnner, havlng recelved a very favora
ble offer to travel for 11. J. Kendall & Co. of
hnosburgh Falls, the proprietors of Kendall's
The annual June drill of Co. II took placo
at tneir liall last baturday. Quartermaster
General Ide waa present and exnressed hlm
self na hlghly gratlfied wlth the condltlon of
Tiie Flrst National Bank has declared a
seml-annual dlvldend of five per cent, and the
Montpelier National Bink a seml-annual dlvl
dend of three per cent, both payable on and
uuer j uiy M.
There was a verv nrettv floral dlsDlav at
ueiuany cnutcn aunoay, due to tne euorts oi
Mrs. E. N. Scovllle and J. V. Babcock. A not
plant called a hibiscus sent ln by the former
waa greatiy aamired.
C. A. Sandeus seems to take the lead on
creen poas thia season. so far as heard from
iie nau Bome oi nls own raislnir for breakfast
Sunday mornlng, thus getting ahead of Cap-
tain aieaa oy one meai,
Professor A. N. Wheelock, well remem
bered in thls vielnlty as the former prlncipal
of Barre academy, has been ln town, the guest
"ii. ). mncrou. iie eang m tne cnoir ac
tyiirisi cuurcn on stinaay.
Postal connectiona at Wine Road. N. II,
were broken on Mondav so that mall for Malne
and eastern MasMichusetts can no longer be
lorwaraea at noon, but remalna here untll the
aepariuro oi tne nlgtit traln.
A union temDerance meetln? wlll ba held 1
tho vestry of Bethany church on Sunday, July
lst, at half-past seven o'clock r. m., nnder the
uuspicesoi tne womans (jnrlstlan rempe:
ance union nnd (jood Templara.
John B. Doitis' clrcus d
cruwu ou rriany, ano all seemed to be well
Biiti-ned wltli tho enterta nment furnUhed
bile the show is not nn larirn na anmn vnt t
nas some very attractive features.
Alice Day, the woman who aold that stolen
team to B. P. Young, mention of whlch was
made in Tiie Watchman at the tlme, has been
convlcted of complicity ln the larceny of the
same, at tho Caledonia county court.
Tiie entertainment given bv members of the
various gradea of the Unlon School at the hall
last evening waa well attended and hlghly en
joyed. After the recltatlons there were char
ades, tableaux, and a social good tlme.
Ension T. G. Dewey came home Thursday
for a brlet stay. He has been on the llagshlp
Kearearge connected wlth the Atlantlc Squad
ron, and has been as far south as Yenezuela,
but haa been transferred to the Coast Survey.
Mit. W. C. D. Ghannis. prosldent of the
Union National Bank of Chicago. and hls fam
lly were at tho Pavlllon over Sunday. Mr.
Grannla Ia a brother of Mra. T. P. and Mrs.
S. P. Rodfield and a former resident of thls
The Baptiat Sunday.school gnve a concert
Sunday evening under the dlrectlon of the su
perintendent, J. H. Burpee. The programmo
conslsted of music. recltatlons and class exer
cises and waa performed ln a very Batlsfactory
The membera of St. Jean Baptlste society,
with thelr famllles and accompanled by Rev.
Father O'Sullivan, had a plcnlc at Berlin pond
yesterday. The company numbered about one
hundred aud twenty-rlve and a yory pleasant
tlme ls roported.
Rev, II. F. Hill leavea to-day for Chicago
to attend the summer school for advanced
study in Hebrew at Morgan Park, near the
city. He wlll be away about a month but
regular servlces will be held at Christ church
durlng hia absence.
LorriE, a young daughter of O. T. Dodge,
waa run over last Frlday at the liead of State
street, but escaped very Berloua lnjurv ln a
manner almost miraculous. jHst as tho wheel
was to strlke her, James Bowera lltted it up
aud bo saved her from belng crushed.
T. C. Clark, who has been at the Pavlllon
wlth conductor McAlIlster slnce the accldent
last fall, leavea thia week to run on the White
Mountain traln betweon New York and tlia
White Mountalns via Sprlngfield and White
Rlver Junctlon. Mr. Clark haa mado many
frlends during hls stay lioro and ho wlll re
celve a warm welcome whenever he may glve
Montpelier a call.
A mkktino was held at Bethany chapel Sun
day aftornoon for the purpose of orgaulzlng a
Young Men's Chrlstian Associatlon, but owlng
to the snittll number who appeared to be Inter
ested In the project, it was decided to ad journ
untll the second Sunday in September, when It
ls hoped that a sulllcleut number wlll take hold
of the mattor to ensure success. There la rer
taluly a Held for such an organizatlon in thls
villago and much work that ought to bo done.
Thomas II. Cave of tho Watchman oillce,
and E. II. Aller, bookkeoper for K. R Sklnner,
wore on a fishlng trip limt week, niHklng thelr
ho.tdqimrteis at Uike Vlow House, St. Albans
Bay, They reporta good tlme and plcuty of
llsh, Tlioy recommond thls house, and Its
gentlemanly proprletora, Messra. Bassford and
I'hompsou, to those vlsltlng the lake. It ls
sltuated wlthln five mlles of, and connected by
telophone with, the villago of St Albans, and
ls located near the best bass and plckerel fish
lng grounda of Lake Champlain.
" Pollv" Giiiard's wlts sorved hlm a good
turn last Thursday and secured for hlm a good
dlnner wlthout any further trouble than n
penurlous use.of the truth, whlch to hlm la no
embarraasiuent, Golng to M. E. Smllie'g houso
about noon, he told Mrs. Smllle that her hui
bmd had Beut hlm thero wlth orders for her to
get hlm a good dlnner. Mrs. Smllle, though
somewlmt susplclous, fell into the trap and
nrovldcd hlm wlth the deelred nutrlment, en
joying meanwhlle the futues of hts muscnlar
breath. When tho man of the houso arrived
and a little llght was turned on tho matter, lt
was fortunate for Girard thathe was elsewhoro.
Thls ioke now passea Into hlstory along wlth
tho "half-paBtBeven" one and meala wlll no
more be cooked to order for lmpecunloug ltin
eranta at that houso.
Tiue floral concert held nt tlin vestrv of the
Church oftho Messlah last Sunday evening
was well attended and the exercisea wero qulte
Interestlng. Recltatlons from n dozen or mnro
nuie onea dre?setl ln white, and decorated wltrt
the llowerB thev renresented. were nnnromiate
and well rendered. The motto " We Work
for God formed of fiowera of dliterent colora
was suapended over tho plattorra. Mlsses
Nolllo Hyde and Belle Mead sang a dtiet,
Mlases Evelyn Loase and Loule Clark gave
recltat!on8 nnd Rev. J. Edward Wright epoke
TllE fnnst nt St M, tl, TUnttat was dnlv
observed at St. Augnstlne'8 church latt Sun
day Rev. Danlel O'SullIvan. who ofuclatei
m the absence of Rev. J. M Dnglno, preached
in tbe mnrnlng on tho llfo of St. John tho Hap
tlst, ln Engllsh. In the evening the sermon
was dellvered In French, the membera of St.
Jean Baptlste Society attendlng In a body, In
regana. Alter servlcethe society returneu
to thelr hall, whnre the followine resolutlons
were unanimously adopted: "Tltera, Kev.
Danlel tVSulllvan haa especially been put to
Creat trouble, and has spent much tlme In
prepanng a sermon to be dellvered to tue
rrrucu penpio oi tno conerezaiion, uu,
11 herean. Wfi. thfi St. Jean TianMata SociotV.
have llstened to sald sermon wlth pleasnre
and profit; Itesolved, That tho thanks of tho
society bo extended to Rev. Danlel O'SullIvan
for hls able and approprlate sermon. lieiolveil,
That a copv nf these resolutlons be forwarded
io ratnor u uulllvan, and that tho same ue in
ecrlbed on tho recorda of tho society, and a
copy furnished each paper ln town for ptibllca
tlon. Per order, Peteh G. Dewev. C. S."
Auditor Powell was In town Mondav
John Hubbard returned Saturday frnm hls
fiUilng and luintlng trip in Malne E. F. II.
Gary of tho Boaton Law School was In town
over Sunday II. M. Pierce, the efllclent
head clork at the post offlce, ia taking a well-
earneo. vacatlon Hon. Josepn Voland was
in Middlebury last week MIss Kate Balley
has been ln Cambridge, Mass., for tho past
week, vlsltlng Mra. Thompson. .. .Edltnr At-
Kins spent bunday In Poughkeepsle, N. Y
Rev. A. D. Barber wlll start next week on
trin to Iowa Tho Calerfonian nneaks
hlghlv of the slnglng of Mrs. W. A. Brtogs at
at. jonnBDury uarroll King and lt, u.
Brown returned last week from Harvard and
will spend thelr vacatlon at home A. D.
Peck haa resumed hls dutles at the post-ofilcf,
atter a vacatlon of three weeks C. M.
Cushman, the popular clarlonetlit, went to
numngton yeaterdav to asslst tne Rutland
band.... Fred E. Smlth was chosen oneof the
deputles to the General Cnnventlon at the DIo
cesan Conventlon of the Eolecopal church....
A. G. Trulan ls expected to return from hls
vacatlon to-dav MIss Dora Wells returned
vesterday from her yenr's study at WelleSley
ycraont 3Ielhodlst Seinluarr.
The annnal lecture on Tuesday evening be
fore the iEthetlc Society was dellvered by
Rev. J. W. Hamllton. D D.. nnd waa llstened
to by a fair nudience. Whlle not as profonnd
as some, lt abounded In popular hlta and telllng
lllustratlons. His theme was " Placed and
Misplaced People." The central thonght of
the lecture seemed to be that we should find
our place and then fill lt. The factof emlnence
nccldentally secured by some should not pre
vent us from Beeking emlnence whlch shall be
legitlmately secured. Whatever our calllne,
we should have a Bvstem conslstont with right
princlples. A system found, It should bo
taorked. The measure of a raan's work and
usefulnesa is the measure of the motlve and
power by whlch he ls moved. Two thlnga are
necessary ; an lnward, lntelllgnnt, paislonate
and pure Impulseand anoutward power, super
natnrally snpplementad. The oxaralnatlona
came on Monday and Tuesday. Thoy were
usually qulte fair and showed the real knowl
edge whlch the Btudent had of the snbject. In
most instancea thoronph work had evldently
been done and a good preparation made for
future acquisitiona. Some of tbe teachera are
certainly superlor intructors and have special
abillty for Inspirine the studenta wlth a love of
enthualasm for thelr studies.
On Wednesday at one o'clock the alumnl had
a dlnner at the Amerlean House. Over sixty
sat down to the well-loaded tables. At the
closo of the dlnner, Rev. T. P Frost, presldent
nf the alumnl associatlon, called upon Revs.
J. O. Sherburne A. L. Ooper, Hon. W. P, Dil
llnehara and Revs. G. E. Smlth and W. R.
Davenport to represent the five decades In the
hlstory of the school. Manv Interestlng rem
iniscences were recalled. Revs. Beeman and
J. O. Sherburne spoke concernlng tha pro
posed seml-centennlal celebratlon in 1884. By
that tlme it waa hoped tbat tbe debts ot tbe
school would bo entirely canceled, endowment
raised to tho full sum of 850,000 and the 11
brary and npparatus of the school vastly In
creased. To dotbls, much work would be nec
essary, the residences of the old alumnl found.
the neeis and prospocts of the school presented
to them, etc. The regular buslnesa meeting of
the alumnl waa held ln the parlora above. Re
organlzed hy electlne T. P. Frost presldent,
Mary A. Pomeroy vlce-nresldent. George E.
Smlth fecrotarv, and Hattie M. Newcomb
treasnrer. Elected T. P. Frost, W. R. Daven
port, L. O. Sherburne, Mary A. Pomeroy and
Clara I, Bemls toserveas members of the pro
posed alumnl library associatlon to be Incor
porated under chapter nlnety of the geneial
statntes. Two from the faculty and two from
the trustees were also to servn aa members nf
sald associatlon. Elected J. O. Sherburne, W.
F. Rocheleau, J. M. Hltt, Mrs. Danlel Dorches
ter and Cbarles W. Wilder to o-operate with a
likecommlttee from tho trustees for the pur
po.e of arranging fnr the appropriato celebra
tlon of theseml-centennial. Wednesday even
ing occurred the prlze speaklng. Tho chapel
was llterally packed, and there were from slx
to seven hundred present. The selectlons
were good, nnd, as a whole, flnely rendered.
Careful study had been given, tho splrit of the
author caught, and the requlslto self-possession
and vlvid porsonation secured. Nearly every
plece was good and some were extra. The
prlzes In declamatlnn were taken by Luther
C. Freeman and Herbert S. Eaton, and the
prlzes In recltatlon by Jessie E. Ashley and
Lettln C. Ilalstead.
Commencement proper occurred on Thursday
atten o'clock. The hnnse waa well fllled and
good attention was paid throughout. A long
acqualntanee with commencements showed the
productions toaveragemuch hlgher than usual.
Some were of decided literary merit and
evinced wide reading and careful thought.
Thero seemed to be less of hombaat and more
of Bense, less of rbotorical fllghtn and more of
cnndld reasonlng. The artlcles were, however,
crude and Immaturo, as all such productions
must of necesslty be. The order of exorclsea
was as tollows :
IMano Trlo, Orerture to " Semlratnlde," Roulnl,
Mlsses Wyman, llalste.1, Mr, lladley.
Plano Solo, Concert Mazurka, " Three Graceg,"..LaDge.
Lnt'n Salutatory Herbert I.. Oale. Wolcott.
Essay " UndercurrenU."
Allce K. Klnney, Montpelier.
Oration " Thls Llfe the Dawn ot our Exlatence."
lluel O. Cauipoell, St. Albans.
Essay ." Co-educatlon,"
Llzzte M Mlller, Middletown. Conn.
OraUon "The l'ollcy of Sllence."
Edftar A, flondnough. Montpelier.
I'lano Solo, "l'olonalse." Op. 40. No. 1 Cboplii,
OraUon " The Betrothal."
Luther C. Freeman, Esnex Juncllou.
Kmy our Servanta,"
LlUUn A, Lane, Montiw.ller.
Easay ' T Iie Velled Utnioat,"
Dell A. Cuiumlnes, Montpelier,
OraUon " lmpresslons."
Morton L. Hall, llakerstleld.
I'lano Solo, " Valse ilo Concert," , Maltel.
Frank L. tiocKtspeed, East Warren.
tsaay " Close Observatlona,"
Mlnnle R. Hwazey, Monttieller.
Essay,,, , ..."True Manhol," wlth Valedictory,
Brlle 1). Bllss, Calais.
Plano Duett, ' La Chasso Iurernale," Koelllnc.
Mlss lutey.Mr. lladley.
Presentallon of Dlplomus, Class Song, AwardlDg of
Tho mathomatlcal prlze was awarded to
Joslo S. Flsk, the Uitln prlze to Llzzle M. lllck
ford, and tbe scholarshlp prlze for ceuernl 1m
provoment to Fred A, Hlllory. The llornl dec
oratlona on the stage were nbundant and in
good taste, and tho other decorations nnd gen
eral arrangementa worthy of apeclal mention,
Durlng tho past year the Instltution haa mado
great progress in nearly every respcct and
seems to have eatered upon a cureer ot greatly
lncreased usof ulneaa.