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BY W. W. PUESCOTT.
MONTPELIER , VT., WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 1SS3.
VOIi. 7S. 1000. NO. 41.
Taking Effect June 25, 1882,
, 3.10 P.
Trntna lcnve Montpelier an falWrl
Mall at 8.00 Ai M,, KzprwsBt 1.311 r. M., ML"1;,J-1('
r. a.i arriva at Wells lllver at 9.40 A. ?
x., 7.33 p. m.
TVriliis fenre ll'e's Jfh'er fott"'
MUed at 4.00 A. M.t Accommodatlon at lJ-M ;. M:
MaU at 4.00 r. M.t arrlve at Montpelier
u 11..W a ii., S..VJ r. M.
Trains leavlng Montpelier nt 8.00 A. M. nrA ?
make oloee connectlons at Well Ulver for Ar n
theWhtto MountAtnsi al.o fnr llOBton an-""' A"y'"Pe"
dlatepolnt. W. A. HTOWKLL, .Supi'i'emfnl.
I W. MORSK, Gentrat J'anengrr Agf'-
Central Vermont Railroad.
Commencing June 25 1883.
Tralns dotno South wlll Jrie Montpelier
MAIL. from Rt. Albr n.a "urllngton
i for Concord, Manclif "hna, Wor-
WKDNESDAY, JULY 25. 1883.
Thijimki) hats wlll be eold for less than cost
Rt Vnll'g, Post-ofllco btock.
Thk best flvo cent printaovor oftored may bo
found nt L. P. Gleason & Co.'b.
LianT welght Bummer Bults nre sold Irom
two to thteo dollars under prlco at Fnrwell's,
bead of Stnto Btroet, Montpelier,
Call at C. A. Best's for bargains in hats.
Havlng dlvided my entlte Btock into tbreo lots
I Bhall prlco tbcm at 25c, COo and 81.00, to close.
Six dollars will buy a good Borvlceable snlt
of clotbca at boad o( Stato strcet, Montpelier,
and from fifty cents to one dollar a nobby
Vail sells glovos, boslory, fans, corsets,
laces, embrolderles and ladles and chlldren'B
cotton undorwcar at lowest pricos. Post-Ofllce
cester, Lowell, Fitchl""'!. "vcmis
flelit. New London and New YorK.
11.50 a. m. nM WMtt'ft wock 8tore,
NTve&adno,rw AllEyou comlng t0 th0 drcU9?
7 OC n m MIXEI). from St. AUn. Rutland and
I.OJ l. III. narllngton for J.omineia,
innn rr, NIOUT EXrKS' rrom Montreal, ug
17.911 3. m. ?.":. ! tlio wnt for lloton vla
LoweU anr"' Fltchlmn;, SprtnBflcld. New
lyndon arp'l New York. and all polntj ln
New Enyland. sieemng van 10 opnnK
fleldand lloelon vla towell.
Trntna Ociln't Xovtli and West!
A Of! . m NIOliTKXntEsa, from llooton and New
3, II. Yorlr for Montreal, Osdenburt! and the
Wet' Bteeping uar 10 aiorarau,
8on n AO'COMMonATIOK, from Northfield for
.jU 3, III, luirllnetou, Kutland and St. Johns,
nir. TOCAL EXI'nEHS. from White lllver
d, III, Junctlon for llurllnirton, St. Albana, ltlcn.
' ford and Itomes l'olnt.
tav r'Yiv.n. t.aavaa ltnnloH vla
FltchburK at 8.00 a. m vla lowell at
9.00 a. m.. New Ixndon at .Mn) a. in.,
utti.i at R (10 ik. m.. fnr IltirlluiTton.
Nt. AlbanB, Montreal. Oudenaburg and
the West, Drawlng Jiii uar 10 jwon-treal.
m ACCOS1MODATION. from White Ttlver
III. JnnoUon for ltnrlhiKton, 8t, Albans, Og-
densburg and Jiontreai.
Trnllna leavo for IJarro at 7.00 a. in., 10.45 a.
ri ,H n m
ThroiRh tlcRem to Chlcago and all polnU West for
aloatf tne prinraoai kuuio.
8. t' . CUMMINGS. wenerai i'(Uenser Asem.
Jc J. A. Tage, l'realdentj J. C. Iloughton, Canhler,
ONTl'KUKIt SAVINGS IJANK ANI
thitkt ndMl'ANY. l'ava lntereiu on lepo"lui.
Ilomer W. lleatnn, rrtwldenti A. w. rernn, lreasurer.
Ofllce ln Hncon'K lllock.
South Maln Street.
Ofllce over llliby'n drng ftore, State Rtreet.
l'.oom 6, Unlon lllock.
T. W1I1TNKV. Offlre and resldenre lu
r renoil B lllOCK, boiuu Aliuu oirfei.
HOIJSK. Ntate Street. Open for
Chefiter Clark, l'roprletor.
TTNON IIOUSK. Ijitely Rerltted.
Irlnh Sparrow. Proprletore.
Klrst-claw ln every re-
OppoHlte C. V. II. Ji.Matimi.
1. u iucy, i lujniciu..
xTATtnVAT. T.TWK. Rftfe. ROund. milislnntlal.
il Oeo. W. Keed, Secretary; Clias. Dewey, l'relrtent.
TTT. MUTUAt. VlllK INS. CO. l'romM and
Jas. T. Sabln, Sec'y j W. II. 11. Hlngliam, I'res't.
ber thnt W. E. Vall ia selllng bats for twenty-
five cents, worth flfty and Beventy-flve, and all
rnilllnery uarked down tbls week.
L. P. Gleason & Co. liavo ladles' icady
mado garments ln all deslrable stylen, whlch
they wlll closo out at less than cost. Every
ladv wlalilnc a earment wlll flnd tbls a raro
J. G. Mohhison & Co., are solllng dry gooda
of all klnds vcry chcap now to reduce stock so
as to make room for fall goods. Now patterns
ln carpets juet received. A bargaln In fancy
straw mattlng at twenty-flvo cents per yard at
thelr carpot Htore, Stato Btreet.
Theue wlll be a publlc ealo of tho celobratcd
carrlages nmnufactured by tho Emornon &
Fisher Company of Cinclnnatl, Ohlo, of many
doslgns wltb tnany Improvements, at the fol
lowing placea and datcs: Washington, 'Wed'
nesday, July 23; Gouldsvlllo, Wodnesdny, Jnly
23; Waitsfield, Thnrsday, July, 20; Northfield,
Thnrsday, July 20; Warren, Frlday, July 27;
Roxbury, Frlday, July 27; Marshfield, Satur
day, July 28; Plainfield, Saturday, July 28;
Barre. Monday, July 30; Middlesex, Monday,
July 30; Williamstown, Tuesday, July 31;
Moretown, Tuesday, July 31.
A DisTiNouisnED physician who lias mado
tho pnbject of foods and the notirisliment of
chlldren a Hfo studyjsaysln a recently pub
Hshed medlcal work: "I often wlsb I could, for
tho benefit of tho rislng generatlon, get the ear
and earnest attentlon of tbo mothers of Amer-
Ica for a phort tlme, to corabat tho mania for
white bread. Tho toothless, emaciated, imma-
ture forma one meets at every tnrn ought to be
a piotest that all ahould hoed. Mothers sbould
let aense guide them. Who protesta ngainst a
beefstoak because its color ls not white! Its
high prico shows the esteem In whlch it ia beld
by tbo people, and yet tho portlon of wheat
jected In maklng white flour isjust aanutri
tloua as the cholcest steak, nnd far cheaper,"
The Franklin Mills Co., 38 Clark St., Chicago,
manufacmro a Ilour to remedy theso evlls,
known as "Warren's Entiro Wheat Flour,
Georco A. Ainsworth, Williamstown, Vt., Is
Gen'l Agent for the Company,
" another glft of 8100,000," ns tbougb such a
thlng waa nn overyday affalr, nnd now an ox
chango lms raieed It to " anothor gtft of S200,
000." Tho amount actually glvon was 81,000.
Thb post ofllco department baa offlclally no-
tlfied postmasters of tho reductlon ln postage
to tako placo October 1st, and dlrected them to
mako nnnounccment of the fact so that) the
publlc may not accumulato a supply of three
cent stamps, as no arrangement will bo made
to redeem them. The two-cent Btamps will be
toady on tho lBtb of Septomber.
The followlng Vermonters have gone to Den-
ver, Col., to nttend tho G. A. K. reunlon: A.
B. Valentine, department oommander, of Ben
nington; E. II. Pettlnglll, Saxton'g Rlver;
Warren Glbbs, Burlington; N. P. Bowman, St.
Johnsbnry; A. P, Chlldn, Bennington; L. F.
Tyrell, Underhill; C. C. KinBman, Kutland; C.
A. Bundy, Arlington; W. II. Parker, Cam
bridge; A. T. Woodard, Rutland; Wllllam
Murphy, Bennington; F. N. Squire, Benning
ton, Gen. Wllllam Wells, Burlington; Gen. W.
W. Henry, Burlington; Gen. T. S. Peck, Bur
lington; Gen. W. G. Veazy, Rutland; Gen. E,
B. Gouldlng, Rutland; G. W. Hooker, Brattle
W. L. BnnNAi- of Burlington has filed hls
report upou the oxceptlons of the Rutland rall-
road company to tho answerof the defendants,
Clement 8c Sons, in tho sult of the Rutland
railroad company ngainst Clement & Sona ct al,
brought to test the valldlty of tho over-Isaued
stock of tho railroad company held by Clement
& Song, ln wblch sult the railroad company
asks the court to declare tho stock void and
order it surrendered and cancelled, and ln
whlch sult a tempornry injunction was granted
restrainlng Clement & Song from dispostng of
the Btock. Clement & Sons moved to dissolve
tbo injunction and tbo railroad company filed
twenty-threo exceptions, of whlch clght ln
thelr entlrety and threo others ln part Burnap
npnpral InfMiranre AuenU. The
best Btock couipaules repreftented. rost-omce lllock.
f I. OLAltK,
jpiTKIN Si UOSK,
Ofllce' ln l'ont-ofllce lllock.
y-v T.. III1VT. Attornev at Law.
J, I'lalnfleld, Vermont.
XI Ofllce ln Sabln'n lllock, Bouth Maln Ktrefct.
1IIARI,Ka IV. POIITKU.
J Ofllce ln Unlon Block, State Strcet.
Law and collectlon ofllce wlth S, C. Shurtletf .
T)AVILION tlVKIty. KlrBt.claRS teama firr-
JL nlBhed for all occaBlons. I'rlces reaBonable.
DW. DDDLKV'S tlVKKT, Feedand lioard
. lne Stable. Teama of all desrrtntlona.
llead of State Street,
Hrr LOWK Si SON. Tea I)ealer and r.rocers.
XX . Coffee roaated on the prerulBeB.
J(). KMKItV. Crockery. Olass Ware, Carpeui,
. CurtalnB, ltoom Vaper, etc, State Street,
TT K. SliAYTON.Statloner.llookBellerandNewB-
XX. dealer. ltialto lllock, State Street.
A KMKSTS made aa they thoulil 1 by Woolnon
JC Ilrothen, Merchant Tallors. hBtablUhed ln
Ltchet. Jewelrv. SUver
andl'lated Ware, Toy and Kancy Ooonn,
DDEWKV, Oeneral Hardware Slore.
. Near the Amerlcan Ilonne.
JOH l'UINTINO of aU kindB neatly and promptly
done at reaaonable rates. Send fnr etllmate8 to
Watoiiman & Jocknal Ofllce.
A A. 3HKAI). dealer ln Walohet", Jewelry,
r II. CROSS & SON.Montoeller Crnckeinand Con.
J fectlonery. " The best lu the Btate." Maln Street,
Kwl' lllock, Maln Street.
Ellls lllock, State Street.
The fall t.rm of tlilB flrBt-claBB prenaratnry chool wlll
begln on TlmrBclay, AiiKiiat 110, 1HH3, under a
coinpeteut lKrd of liiBtructorB. For ratalogue addreBB
no-u uiiAiti.iis At sniiui, hccriitnry.
BUCKEYE BELL F0UNDRY.
' Ilelli of Tnre Copner and Tln for Churchw,
Schoola, Flre Alaimi, FannB, etc. KULLY
iVAiuiA.vnu, uataiogue Beut i ree.
PECK'S )',KNi)iirM (if FUN
Our new book by the author of ' lcck'a I(H1 ltciy
and hla I'k." Halen enormous, ButprUlng old can
vuer. Nothlngllke II, lt ln a Utrrnry marvrl. IU0
UIDBtratlonai low In prlce. AflKM'.S 1VAHTEU
iermti anu i,auguaDie luiiBirHteti i;ucuiar Fjtt-;r;.
I'OKMHUK & AloAIAICIN, Oiiicluiiati, ().
Iliii Sclil for Young Laies,
HAl rllU UlllJ, AlillPtl,
The flfth vear of thU Fnmllv Hchool oiiena Wntl
noHtuy. Auir. JJU. lKHM. Kall terin. twelve weekn.
lioanl, tultlon anl f nel, per Kchuol yuar, tliirty-tlKlit
weekB, 9130, Addltloiii and aUerHtloim arfl now betng
mad, neceanltaUMl tiy the lneroaMtiK nUe of the Rchooi.
whlch wlll render the UulUUng coiiiiuodloust plenHant
and couvemeui. Amirfl,
62-&9 MIks II. 12. 1IOUGLASS. I'rln.
Per Cent Net
HiTuritr Tlirr to Hix TIiiiom tho Innii
AVlthout tho JtulhllnerK, liitprtwtveml-an
nual. Nollilnw ever boenlostj UHth yearof ri'fll
denca aud 11th lnbuslnefts. Weadvanro lnterfHt
and otMti aud oollect lu cane of forwJoHura wlth-
outexpensetoUieleuder. Itest of rfrenc8 tieDd
zor parucuurB ir yon nave nioney 10 iokii,
1. H. It. .M)IINHTON & HON,
2?eKOttatorft of JUortKage Loam, Bt. i'ail, Mink
rrieaie nieutlou Uils paper.j J-Ctf
Thk Adverttser, publlshed at North Thetford
is the latest ncwspaper venture in thia state,
The Vermont state medlcal society wlll hold
its annual mcetlng at Montpelier, October
10th and 11th.
It is annonnced that Hon. Wllllam M. Evarts
wlll dellver tho address at the next stato fair
Sekvice will be held at Wrigbt's Mllls, Snn'
day, at two r. m. It ia oxpected that Rev, W. A.
Bushee of Morrisville, wlll ofllciate.
Rev. J. Edwahd Whioht la to preach in the
cemetery pchool-house (District No. 4), Mid
dlesex, next Sunday afternoon athalf-pnsttwo,
It ia reported that tho plalntlff in tho case
of Glbbs vs. Worthen, whereln tho jury dis-
agreed, will call for another trlal at the next
term of court.
The annual festlval of tho Eplscopal cholrs
of Vermont will be held In Immamiel church,
Bellowa Falls, on Thursday, September 27, Mr,
S. B. Whitney, conductor.
Thi: strlke of the telegraph operators does
not affect tbe Bendlng of messages wlthln thia
state, as only b!x or seven in Vermont have
left thelr places. The outslde business is very
Thehe will be a grand oxcurslon to Wlers,
N. II., vla Montpelier & Wells Rlver railroad,
Saturday August 11. Fare for the round ttlp,
S1.S0. Thia Is the finest plcnlc ground in,
New Hampshlro on the borders of Lake Wln'
Buhlinoton haa a grievance and the local
papers are maklng the moet of it. They clalm
that much money haa been uaed by the street
dopartment on Burburban atreets for the bene-
lit of private partiea to the neglect of the bual
ness part of the clty.
A MKETiNfi of the stockholdera of the Ver
mont Shade Roller Company, wbose ghops at
Vergennes were burned the 14th, ia called on
the 2Gth lnst., when tho queatlon of rebulldlng
wlll be declded. There is soine prospect .that
the buslnoss may be moved to Burlington.
Gknkhal John W. Pheli's, the Brattleboro
veteran, put a resolutton before the nutloiml
educatlonal asaociatlon at Saratoga condemn
ing Grand Army parades, nnd memorlnl day
observancea, and eoldlera' monuments, asbetng
"hostile inlluences agalnst our Instltutlons."
A HKroitT is golng the rounda of tho papora
that Barre Academy would soon bo gusponded,
but lt waa atartod by some ono who waa Igno
rant of tho facta. The school ia ln n flourlshing
couditlon and bida fair to enjoy many yeara of
prosperlty. Its aunouncemcnt may be found in
Thk Unlon teiiiporanco cnmp moetlng asso
clatlon wlll hold a grand tempernnce rally and
camp meeting at Morrisville August 11, 15 and
10. Addrosses wlll be delivered by" Neal Dow,
W. C. Stoele, D.D., O. A. Brown, D.D., Rev. A
G Ilough, Mrg. J. K. llaruey, A. B. Kendlg,
U.D., C. W. Cushing, D.D., Rev. L. Clomena.
Of courae everybody In town will go to the
greatest show on earth next Frlday, and thoao
who have tho mlsfortune to llve beyond tbo
llmlta of thls model vlllage cannot do better
than to coine In nnd let tho chlldron boo tho
anlmala. If you nro in nrteara for your
Watchman, you wlll have plenty of tlme to
call and scttle durlng the day.
Ir reporta are true the Methodlst Seminary
ougbt now to be woll supplled with f unds, The
Free Press remnrkod that lt had just received
Last Satnrday's New York Commercial Atl-
verttser has the followlng: " A woll-dreased
man walkod into tho Clty Ilall pollco Btatlon
thia forenoon and Baid he was very sick. Aftor
much questlonlng the sick man, who was very
retlcent to speak, sald his name waa Danlel
Purdy, and that he formerly llved in Mont
pelier, Vt., but now had no horae. IIo sald hla
wifo died several months ago, and that ho dld
not know tho whereabouts of his little boy,
Ho said ho had taken morphlno yesterday.
Two ofllcers led Purdy to the Chambers Street
hospital, and from thenco ho waa transferred
to the Bellevue hospital. The surgeon of tho
Chambcra Strcot hospital thought Purdy was
suffering from alcohollsm, and that his case
was not one of nttempted suicldo." We have
made inquiry, but have failed to flnd anyone
who ever knew any such man.
AccoitDiNO to the Montteal Gazette, thero is
llkoly to be another hotel at Lake Mernphre
macoe. It pavs : " At tho invitation of the
Hon. J. Grecory Smlth, president of tho Cen
tral Vermont rallway, a party of about thlrty
Montreal and American gentlemen left the clty
by special train on Saturday for Lake Mem'
plire.magog to select'a.slte for.the erectlon pt
mammoth first-class summer hotel on the Can-
ada Bid of tho lake. Among them were the
non. Mr Smlth, Mr. A. C. Stonegravo and Mr.
Futvoye, of tho Central Vermont; Mr. G. W.
Swett, manager of the Windsor hotel, and
Mcssrs. Hartt, Hcctor, MacKenzle, Arcli, Cis
sila and R, McLea of Montreal. In the oplnlon
of one of tho gentlemen present the slto se
lectod Is one of tho finest placea on the beauti
f ul and far famed lake, and be had no doubt In
his own mind but that the erectlon of the hotel
would bo shortly commenced."
Mit. Wilde has temporarlly abandoned hla
work asan apostlo of the beautiful, and iaglv-
ing lectures in London on the prosalc subject
of America. "If you agk rae," heaald, "what
first struck my attentlon in Now York, I would
say lt was thls, that if the Araericana aro not
tho most well-drcssed people in the world they
aro certalnly the most comfortably dressed. I
I saw no raga ln New York at all. One Is
struck wlth, the proiperity that Is seen overy-
where; and tho second thlng thatstrikes ma Is
that evorybody seems to be In a hurry of some
kird. Ab regards nature in America, when
ono Ianda lt rather tries to bully one by its en
ormoua slze. It behavea llke a blg boy in a
private school. lt saya it ia bo much bigger
than evervthlng else that one haa to admlro it.
But I confesa it ianot tho blg thinga in Amorica
that aro to bo admlred nt all. Magara, liko
tho Atlantlc Ocean, Ia extremely dlaappolnt-
Ing." Callfornla opened upon his vlewasthe
most beautiful part of America. The people
"Well, tho American glrl is theprettlest dospot
In the world. Sbe seems to me to be a little
oaai of picturesque unreasonablenesa ln h de-
sert of common sense."
A suit haa been commenced ngainst Sher-
man & Jenne, insurance agenta at Brattleboro,
by the New York Llfe Insurance company, A.
P. Chllds, general agent, for llbel. An auony-
mous clrcular haa been dlstrlbuted by tho de
fendants In whlch wna quoted an article from
tho New York Ileraltl of February 1G, Btating
that tho general term of New York courts had
held the New York Llfe Insurance company's
tontine syntem to be based on false representa
tiona nnd breacb of contract, in fnlllng to keep
th tontino funda Beparate, and then went on
to make comparisons unfavorable to the New
York Llfe of Its agenta" commissiona and ex
ponsoa, wlth those of the Mutual Llfe. Tho
plalntlff 'g clnlm ls that no such declsion as that
reported ln tho IleralU and circular haa In fact
ever been rendered, and that tho lcglslaturo of
the Btate of New York and tho full bench of the
supremo court In general term, have fully nus
talned the action of the company, decldlng
that Ithad fully carrled out both tho letterand
splrlt of the contract. The clrculars wero dla-
tributed by Sherman & Jenne, but lt is under-
stood that lt was by tho lnstructlona of the
Mutual Llfe, whlch company it ls expected wlll
defend the case.
Since the nbolltion of the match tax the mak
era have reduced prlces. In Now York recently
tho wholesale prlce foll to fifty cents n groaa
upon which the tax hnd been one dollar and
forty-four cents. Tho consutuers, however,
nro not gettlng tho full beueflt of the tax abo
Htlon. Somewhero botween tho maker and
the usor onough of the former tax is stlll ro
talned on the price to make alono n fair prollt
Not only thia, but the shortage ln tho count of
the packagos would ltsolf make another largo
profit, it a eingle case is an Indox of the gen
oral condltlon of packagea, nnd we prosumo lt
la. An lndlvldual rccontly bought a ono-
elghth groaj of Portlands and had the curl
oslty to count them. Thobunchea should havo
contalned ono hundred matches, but the actual
number waa fonr carda of twenty-threo eoh
to a bunch , maklng a shortago of one hundred
and forty-four in a oae-elghth groBS, or
fraud of eloven and ono-half full bunches ln a
gross. Thls explalng why thoso artlcles nfe
called luclfer matches, and undoubtedly tbo
term should wlth cqual approprintcncss be
applled to many other klnds of merchan
dlso by reaaon of short count, llght wclght, or
Thb Sunday JlepubUean had the followlng
account of the game of round ball nt Brattle
boro, which was mentloned ln laat week'g
Watchman : "Tho gamo was called promptly
nt threo o'clock, wlth II. R. Lawrence ns um-
plre nnd Captaln Ilooker nt tho bat. The lat
ter was taBtefully nnd rlchly attlrod ln white
pantg, a gllk velvet coat nnd white tlo. Ilo
would hnrdly have been recognized nfter the
first round, howover ; his pantg wero thoroughly
used up, hlg faco waa brulsed, and ho was
completely wlnded. A new palr of pantg was
sent for nnd tho gamo proceeded wlth energy,
Captaln Hooker's men, Messra. Starkey, Clark,
Haskins, Chllds, Taylor, Tucker, Stoddard and
Allen proved good hltterg and Bwlft runnerg,
Captaln Brookg cirao to tbe bat becomlngly
ahd coolly attlred. Hlg men were Messrs,
Martln, Cox, Cressy, Fullor, Gale, Chllds, WU-
lard, Taylor and Lynde. There were thlrty'
nlne lnnlnga in two hours and a half, the gamo
endlng In n tle. Durlng tho last innlng an 1m-
provlsed nmbulance, escorted by a drum corps,
'camo upon the ground and took threo of the
dlsablod from the fleld, followed by tho nlncs,
the captains bearing a protty banner presented
by the women. The spectatora voted thegame
tho most remarkable and langbablo oxhlbitlon
ever wltnessed In the place."
A Rutland correspondent of tho Sprlngfield
Iiepublican has thls to ay about tho Rutland
railroad trouble: " Clement clalmato control
forty thousand Bharea out of slxty-elght thou-
Band, and may very llkely win; but then agaln
he may not. Governor Page'a frlenda say that
thero is n good doal of bluff in the Clement
claima, and intlmate that now both sldea aro
falrly understood a good many proxles glven
the Clements on the Btrength of thelr first
statementa may be revoked. Tbe feellng In
town certalnly is strongly in Page's favor. Ile
Isamanwhoso frlends stand byhim, ho has
done a great deal for tho town, and he has be
haved well ' under firo,' all of which helps to
turn publlc feellng in his favor. Aslde from
tho first hot-headed outburst of his attorneys in
tho local paper, he has acted on the defenslve
and hasn't injured his case by ' shooting of his
month ' ln public. IIo walted until people had
begun to get curloua ns to what ho had to Eay
for hlmsclf, nnd then spoke ln a wny that has
helped hiui wlth tho community and wlll be
llkely to do so wlth tho stockholdera. Thero Is
a little feellng that he hmn't had a fair show,
and his lnalnuatlon that tho Smith ilng ls back
of the Clement raid won't hurt hlm nny. Tho
Idea of hla backlng explaina to them why the
Clements, who never have been railroad men,
and who have got blg interest on thelr invest
ruents, are trylng to buy a road that lan't in
first-rate financlal condltion, Moanwhile
Ifayen, who waa the cause of all thia bobbery,
ls lost Blght of. He is in town nnd his affalrs
are bclng settled up In the insolvency court,
yy. 'o rsw fivimnt thau attends any largej
failuro. The truth Is the man was mo're of a
figure-hoad than n power. He was thought to
be rlch and ho Invested ln local enterptisea
recklossly, which gavo him a good deal of
prominence ln town and more out of it. But
ho la not a strong man, and hla disappearance
from active llfe only lnakes a break becauso of
tho withdrawal of his money."
Piiesident Bcckham has gono to Chicago
for a vlslt of several weeka.
Senatou Edmunds and family have arrived
thelr liomo in Burlington.
Colonel anii Mns. C. II. Joyce are at Rut
land, whero th,ey wlll remnln a month ormore.
Rev. Henhv Faikbanks, of St. Johnsbury,
left last week wlth hla family for l'rout'a Neck,
W. D. HowELLS. the author, was at tho
Memphremagog house, Newport, with his fanv
lly last week.
James S, Morhill, son of Senator Morrill, ia
among the recently admltted members of the
District of Columbla bar.
PuiNCirAL A. W. Edson, of Randolph nor
raal school, wlth hla family, la spendlng the
Btimmer at hla old homo in Brookfield.
PnorESsoit J..B. Slocum haa cloaed his con'
nection wlth Barre Academy. Ile has many
frlenda in Barre who regret his derarturo.
Ex-Govehnok IIiland Hall was eightyi
olght yoars old Frlday. Tha annlversary waa
celebrated at his homo in North Bennington
J. II. MKiiinriKi.ii, ono of thoassistantclerks
of the present leglslature, Iwb just returned
from Dakota, whero he haa buslnoaa Interestg
Pjuncii-al II. H. Ross of the Rock Tolnt in
stltute, Burlington, Is, wlth Mrs. Ross, spend
lng a fow weeka In Chicago and other parts of
Mit. F. M, F. Cazin, who waa driven from
town durlng the trouble at tho rainea, haa re
turned with hla family and gooda to hla home
Caitain C C. Ki'nsman of Rutlaud started
last Wedneaday for Denver, Colorado, to at.
tend tho natlonal oncampment of tho Grand
Army of tho Republlc.
I. u. IIalk of Lunenburg!! haa been np-
polnted state'a attorney for Essex county, by
the asaistant judges, in place of A, T. Nlcbols
of St. Johnsbury, resignca.
Pkofessoh V. G. Baiuiouk of Vermont unl-
verntty, and party are Inctmp on Mt. Equinox,
Profflssor Barbour Ia maklug obaervatlons for
tne Unlted btatea slgnal servlce.
Misa M. Jkannktte Stkvenh, for five yeara
paat prlnclp.il of tne I'omeioy mtormeui
school. Burlington, haa reitlcned and accei
a government appolutmont as normal school
tue Argentino jtepuouc, oouiu
Theo. Guout of Newport has off ored to the
best drllled and most proficlent membors of
the Grout Guarda, n mtllUry organlzation
namcd In honor of Hon, W. W. Grout, n serloa
of prlzes, conslstlog of sllver cups, mcdala and
uauges, to oecompoteu lor at tue next auiumu
Judoic I'ownna was ln town yoatorday,
J. II. Cahleton aends us a copv of the Sloux
Falls Dally Prcss.
Maocuk nAiuim. who works at Woolson s,
Is qulto flck wlth a fever.
Mits. Minnie Ciiabe of Saco, Mo., ia vlsltlng
hor friend, Misa Mamio Trombloo.
Thero wlll be a dedlcatlon gervlce at the
Church of the Mosslab next Sunday.
MibsRobalie Kf.lsev from Brooklyn. N. Y,,
ls vlsltlng wlth her slster, Mrs. II. M. Pierco.
Gov. Smitii. accomnanlod by his Drlvato sec
retary, Uol. ueo. 1. (Jnllda, was ln town inurs-day.
A collision on tho rlvor road made tbo Sun
day morning train from the south nbout tbree
nr.. t' t i riiAninM.i n
formor residcnt of thls vlllage, la stopping at
Misa Josie Komnson coea to Concord, Vt.,
to-day, for a stay of Bomo tendays with frlenda
in tnat piace.
Mns. RotiEitT Ssieaton of Brooklyn. N. Y.,
la soendlng a fow weeka at the house of Col
II. D. Uopklns.
Geoikie Buadshaw haa returned from Now
York and wlll spend the summer at his roal-
dence In Berlin.
Rev. TiiEODonE Hoi-kins wlll Bucak at
Chrlst church next Sunday morning and provo
tnat tne liibio is truo.
We have received from F. II. Bascom the
handsomo gulde book of tho Thousand Island
House at Aloxanurla liay.
Mn. A. L. PitEscoTTnnd Mlss II. Belle Pres
cott of Malno, havo been vlsltlng wlth thelr
brother of tho Watchman.
Mrs. C. W. Bailkv has moved Into her
apartments at the Pavillon, whlch havo been
tastolully reutted and furnlslied,
Tnic Messemicr savs that Montoelier has been
havlng some fun with mad dogs. Thua do we
have to go away to learn the news,
Mns. Mary C. Bolton and her son. Henry, o
Washington, D. C, have been vlsltlng wlth G
W. lioiton oi tno watchman iorce,
Harrv Lowe. nsslcnee of Edwln II. Gilman
baa been granted a patent by tbe Unitcd States
lor an improved two-bardriving mt.
TnE plate glasa wlndowa for W. E. Adama'
store front arrived vcsterday, and were put in
posltion with the aid of a number of gentlemen
LAltnE quantitlea of r.npberrlos aro dally
brought to thia placo from Matshfield. At last
reporta they were worth bIx cents per quart at
IlEitiiEitT Teiiiull, a graduate of Wesleyan
unlversity, and a brother of Misa Flora M.
Terrlll, la to toach in tho Methodlst seminary
tho comlng year.
Mus. Dit. II. D. Hickok of Malone, N Y.,
has been vlsitlng hec slstor, Mra. J. P. Flan
ders of thls place and friends in Wells Rlver
and St. Johnsbury.
Gkouoe P. E. Haiit of Salem, Mass., Ia
expected to-day on a viilt to Misa Addie Trom
blee. Tho doctors would probably call thia an
aiTection of tho Hart.
Chas. T. Ckandall, formerly clerk in the
post ofllce, who Ia travellng for a Phlladelphia
medlcal book publishing firm, camo homo last
week for a brief vislt.
The famillea of M. D. Gilman and Mrs.
Chaa. Reed, wlth a few frlenda, went to Plain
field Springs Monday for a rlde and plcnlc,
returning in theovening.
J. G. Taylor. who made Bome neirotlations
with reference to pnrchasing tho Pavillon, has
formed a partnerahip wlth Cutler and Baxter
of Boston in the wholesale llour business.
Geo. A. Putnam of Farzo. D. T.. eends ua a
llneheadof wheafwIthstLb"' romark.'that the
gentleman from whoae fleld lt waa picked haa
lourioen nnnurea acres oi mo same. neuy
iair sizea neiai
The party eiven by Misa Belle Fifield
Wedneaday evenlng waa a very enjoyablo ono
to tho young people who were present. Music
for dancinsr waa lurnlsned uy Mr. Uadley, and
mr. a. ii. iaion actea aa prompter.
Tnr. lawn party last Thursdav eveninc at
Mr. Scovill'g was a very pleasant affalr. Ile-
freshmenta were served on tho lawn. after
whlch the partv retlred to tho parlora and
passed tho remalnder of the evenlng.
Mit. E. D. Putnam of Seminary Hill showed
us :t fow daya since some vory large, fine look
Ing rrd currnnta grown in hlagardenon bushes
brought from Boston. The largest one waa
nearly nve-olguts oi an Incu ln dlameter,
Mns. D. I'.- TiiOMi-aoN. wlth her son. Hon.
Geo. 11 Bitrrowa. and erandson. Georze Bur
rowa, of Madison, WU., have been vlsltlng for
a few daya with J. W. Ellls. Yesterdav they
left for Boston, whero they will pass some tlmo
wuu tueir reiative, Mrs. ueo. n. inorapson.
A vf.hy laree crowd cathered In front of the
Unlon House Monday evenlng to wltness the
free stereoptlcon show. eiven under the dlrec-
tlon of E. Abt, whlch ia one of the methods
used by iorepauch to advertlsehls creat show,
The alTalr waa a succesa and affofdod much
enjoyineut to all present.
The " Great Northeastern CIrcu" is adver
tlsed to exhiblt at Gleaaon'a on Birre street.
on Saturday, July 28th. The attractiona are
nuraerous nnd the ndmisslnn a great reductlon
irom tue usuai ratea. we liope that tho ad
vent of Forepnugh on the 27th will not provo
detrlmental to tho financlal auccesa of thls
A I'AitTV conslstlng of Mlsses Ruth Jewett.
Klttie naiiey, rnnnlo illleld and Kate llalley,
and Me;srs. R, G. Brown, Geo. 1). Shepard,
Burnslde Balley and Fred Dleter went to
Woodbury Thursday in a four horse team with
Jolin Adama to hold tha rlbbons. The day
was a dellgntlul ono nnd tne time passed vory
pieasantiy, no one suuenng irom ennul.
Hon. Geo. N. DaleoI Island Pond has nur
chased tho George Jacoba house for 80500 and
will move his family here in Semember.
although he himself will not be able to coine
permanontly lor some tlmo. lt ls uuderntood
that the educatlonal advantaces here otfernd
are among the chlef reasons for thls step. We
nro glad to welcome such addltlons to our vll
The annual Unitarlan grovo meeting at
Welre. on Lake Winnipiseoeee. beclna July
.'atu, tma year, nnd contmuea tnrougli tne ioi
lowing Sunday, The Unlveraallat grovo meet'
ing at the same place followa lt. next week,
coverins tne davs. Aucuat o. iicuets irom
Montpelier and return at 83.50, good from July
-oui to August 31St.
A Sunuay train la now run between Boston
and Montpelier vla tho Boston, Concord and
oionireai aud montpelier nnd wells liiver ran
roada. arrivlnc here nt 12:30 nnd leavlng at '.
o'clock l'. m. The prlme obiect In runnlntr tho
train is to biing the Sunday lkrald to the
mountalna and other polnta en route. The
papora are on sale at Phlnney a aa boou na tho
Joiin Eucinb, for some tlmo paat hostler at
tho Unlon House gtable, died of dlphtherla at
hla rooma on Saturday evenlng. He took hla
bed on Fridav. Saturday he sufTered much
durlutr the day. but waa unconscioua toward
the last aud died qulto easlly. Tbe funeral
servlces occurrod at 4 o clock Sunday morning,
itev. flir. wrignt oiuciatiug. liio reinains oi
Mr, Elklns were Interred nt tbo Cutler burylug
ground besiuo tnoso oi ma cnim.
Dicic Hyde, Theron Colton. Goorcle Mead
and Stephen Freeman, four wlde awake young
Amcrlcaua, had the camplng out fever, and
Frlday sllnpod tbo inaternal apron strings and
went to Bllas' pond ln Calais. A vUlt to camp
auuuay uy some oi tno paronta lound tne
tho stable yard of tho American honse and ho
was but numanoiy nnd olllciauy looKing nuer
the gontle nnd orrlng stranger wlthln tho giloa
of tho vlllage. Bridget wag too druuk to
On Thursdav last a teletrram wag received
from Burlington clty authorltiea, statlng that
tho ntght prevloug thelr pollco had arrested a
man and boy, on tho Btrength of a telegram
nent irom tma piace on tne morning aner ine
rocent burglarles. They had found tho parties
ln n car ln tlio depot yard, nnd nad recognized
tbo man aa belng ono llurley, a convict who
had recently served out a throo yeara' term at
Windsor, to whlch placo no nad been sentoncea
for a robbery committed In Burlington. Slier
iff Tuttle and II. A. Huse, Ktq., went to Bur
lington at once, whero they held lntervlewg
wltn tno man and boy geparateiy. ine ooy,
who was fifteen yeara old, gavo his name as
George Willlams, and statod that bo had for
merly and uutll ma parentH died, nveu in
Akron, 111. ; that he had recently como from
Malne, whero ho had vlsited several places;
that he went from there to Canada; that ho
had etopped at Sherbrooko and St. Albans;
and thnt bo had never been as far south In Ver
mont as Montpelier. IIo further stated that
he had never Been his companlon until tbo day
before, when ho met him In the cars. It ap
peared from tho Interview with tho man that
he had been ln oxactly tho same placea ag
tho boy and at much the same tlraea; and the
boy was at last mado to confess that ho had
been wlth blm some of the time since ho waa
ln Malno. A careful examinatlon of artlcles
takon from them at the tlmo of thelr nrrost
served to reveal notblng sugplclous, but only
to indlcate that there was notbing to prove that
they had ever been In Montpelier. Mr. Huse
camo home on the nlght expresa and returned
to Burlington on the early morning train, ac
companied by Dr. W. D. Reld, who went to
Identify the rogue, If posslble. Upon seelng
them, Dr. Reld waa at once convlnced that the
man waa not the aamo whom he had encoun
tered at Mr. IliU'a on the nlght of the bur
glarles. His declsion belng in thia dlrection, it
ls needloss to glvo -hla reasona for the same.
About tbe boy he was not bo posltive, but could
give no evidence to prove that he waa the rlght
one. It further appeared tbatthetwohad been
travellng ln company with two others, nnd it
la thought by aomo that tho latter may have
been tho thievea ; but thoae under arrest claimed
to liavo parted with them tne day ueiore, nnd
to know nothlng of thelr whereabouts at that
tlme. The Montpelier gontlemen returned on
Friday, gatlslled that thoy had not found thelr
men. Tho trampa were released, for lack of
sufllclent evidence to hold them.
I-"".. ! . 1. I T , . 1 . W, T...l
fiiuiiui uoutu, uitiuss, !': auuuHy uy some oi tuo paronta louna ine
and Land, gonpel workera, aro expected at tho youngstera havlng a good tlnie. When however
kajuiv! juiy .uui. me parenia were jeaving mem nnd tne "snadea
Gkouoe ItvDF.it Ia homo on n vlslt. oi "'gi were laumg last" tlio mds siglied lor
r n ii... i i n thelr little beds and brlnv surinea wero In
ii. w, iikaui nuu niiu uiti uniiuv uyut h tito . . - . i ,
pouno uauy. .i- i,.ii..,,
Dan Smith and family from New York are e,i,erience that wlll not loso its charm as they
vlsltlng frlenda nt the Corner.
O. S. Katon, wlfe nnd chlldron nnd A. F.aton
nro vlsltlug (rlonds here, Master (Jlyde l'-aton
ia uot auie to waii: yet.
jamks Woodcooic recently lost two swarms
of beea, taking the track of the thlovea, that
led In tho dlrection of one Magoon, a reia
tive of tho Magoon that shullled off thia
mortal coll at the end of n rope nt Windsor ft
iow yeara Biuce lor tue muruer oi ocreotor.
TnoaE who aaw lt were scandallzed Monday
afternoon bv tho suectacle of a marrlod man.
bead of a family, slowly passing up State street
wlth his anu tenderly encircllng the form of a
stranger womnn. To all remonstrancoa nnd
expresslons ot gtirprise he smlled blandly nnd
senmed lost to ahame. The facta seem to be
that Sherlff Tuttlo had found Mra. Bridget
Gorinau of Northfield, slttlng dlsconsolate ln
Wiieeler. Rev. Leonard Wheeler died of
pnralysls nt hla resldence in West Randolph at
one o'clock on the afternoon of July 17th, after
a painiui niness oi several yeara. ne waa born
in Cambridge Mass., on September 11, 1807,
nnd was therefore, ln hla seventy-sixth year at
the time of hla death. II Is father, Deacon
Nathan Wheeler, moved to Cabot, whllo he
was yet a smnll boy. The most of hla llfe haa
been spent In Cabot, Marshfield, Calais, and
Randolph. Ile early embraced religlon, and
became a Christian minlster at the nge of
twenty-six, nnd continued to preach tlll nbout
18C0, when, by reason of ill-health, he began to
nbate hla mlnlsterial laboia, nnd they ceased
altogetner some yeara ago. Durlng ma minlB
tration he preached mostly In the Vermont
towns above named, but labored somo in Brad
ford and ntuer towni. and preached a while ln
Piermont, N. H. He waa a man of great
worth, of raanly character, a klnd husband
nnd nn nff ectlonato father, a true and devoted
tnristlan. Ile is the last oi nls lather's lamlly,
and leavea a widow, a slster of George Gilman,
late of Marshfield, deceased. He also leaves
sona and daughtera surviving him.
Marston. Mosea Maraton. nrofessor of the.
Eogllsh language in the Mlnnesota unlversity,
died at hla lato realdenco in Mlnneapolis, July
ii, irom nioou poisoning, resuiting irom a com
paratively sllght lnjury sustained about two
weeka before his death, He was rldlng out and
waa preparing to securo hla team in front of
one of tbe businesa housea of the clty. He had
pulled bis hitchlng strap (to whlch an iron
welght was attached) from hla buggy, but on
lettlng the welght down to tbe sldewalk be
stumbled over the strap, brloglng his rlght
thumb between the welght and the sldewalk,
crushing the end from tbe tip to the first jolnt.
In n few days tbe arm began to swell, and the
symptoms of blood poisoning were unraUtaka-
bie. no continued to ninic graduaiiy until nis
death. Deceased was n most ostlmablo man ln
every relation of life, nnd his sad death ia a
peraonal bereavemcnt to many in the com
munity, wnlcn honored and lovod ium lor lils
ndmirable traita of character and scholarly nt
talnments. l'rotessor Maraton came to Mlnne
apolis in 1874, to take tho place of Rev. Dr,
Tuttle in the pulpit of tho Unlvcrsalist church.
in tue lau oi tnat year no accepted a tender oi
the chalr of hlstory and rhetorlc in tho state
unlversity, which posltion he filled for four
yeara, when he was made professor of English
language and llterature. He was a very hard
worker, and tho end of the term nlwnys found
hlm pretty well broken down. Ile uaually re-
covered ceaitu and spitita durlng tne vacation,
but at tbo close of the last term he seemed
worse than usual, and hla rest from work
seemed to have had lesa effect than usual ln
recuperatlon. During vacations Professor Mars
ton often ltcuued, He was a modest, concci-
ontlous man of couseivatlve dlspositlon, cool
and cautious, very kind hearted, and soldoni
carrled away by excitement. He leaves a wife,
one daughter, and two steiMlaughtera. De
ceased was n native of Williamstown, waa a
graduate ot Middlebury coltege and waa for
some tlme employed aa teacher in hia uative
atato, but was subsequently appointed as pro-
lessor ln tue thcotogical seminary at uanton,
Wultsfield. C. A. Edgerton, Jr., and
of Northfield were in town last Sunday.
Mus. Blakeley ia very low not expected
F. E. Nkwco.mii nnd faivily of Brooklyn
havo been vlsltlng J. S. Newcomb.
Cady haa returned to town and Ia prepared
to take the pictures ot all wbo may call on
Frank Evans ia talking ot leavlng town.
not llndiug the drug businesa na profitablo aa
ho hoped to.
fkw farmers finlshed havlng last week
and a largo number intend to tinish this week.
All report a good crop.
Dit. J. GiDDiNoa of Magnolln, Ia., with hia
daughter ia vlsltlng O. M. lvtton and other
frlenda in this vlclnity.
Joiin Bariieu iias opened communlcatlon
between hla house and blacksmlth shop by
meanaof a "Strong" telephono.
A Mr. Smith from Ansonla, Conn,, haa
rented tho wldow Richardson'a houso on the
common, nnd his family wlll spend the summer
Uncle Bkthuel Joslin is very Iow and
cannot long survive. His son James was buui
moned by telegraph last Saturday, and ia stop
ping vilth hlm now.
Thk Good Templars of thia county hold thelr
noxt unlon ln thls vlllage on Wedneeday,
August 15tb. An addxess wlll bo delivered in
the evenlng to which tbe cltizens nro cordially
(rotou, Cyrua Darllng of theolllceof the
DAvenport (Iowa) Dcmocrat Is homo on a vlslt.
Caiuiik E. Hall Ia home for vacation from
teachlng at Andover, Masa.
l'Kori.K are qulte averse to the running ot a
Sunday trnln. Stlll tbey took qulto freely tbe
pnpera lt brought.
Youno Buock Darling nvailed himself of
tho benefita ot the Sunday train, maklng a
hasty vislt home from Plymouth, N. II.
Thk wlro brings tbe sad newa to parents and
frlenda that Mattle, daughter of Wllllam Mor
rlson of Topsham, died qulto auddenly of ty
phoid fever, tho 23d lnst., at Chelsea, Mass.
Plack of intkrest to vialt whlle ln Boston,
Is the Warerooma of Palne's Furnlture Manu
facturlng Comiany, 48 Canal street, opposite
Malno Depot. Thero you wllh find many curl
ous Imported piecea, na well na the largeat as
aortmentot ilne furnlture, lace curtalns, and
rlch upholstery gooda to bo found In America,
It you wlsb n book of lllustratlons, send postal
card to tho above address, and a new lllustrated
book of deslgus will be sent you.