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VERMONT WATCHMAN fc STATE JOURNAI,, WEDNESDAY, AUGTIST 29, 1883.
Rrsv. S. H, Wheki.kh Is taklng his vacatlon
ftiiionf? tho lslands and along tlie shore of Lake
Chatnplnln. Meanwlillo tho Congregatlonal
church ls closcd.
A coMi'ANV of young ladies and Rontlomcn
took a havrack rlilo to Mr. H 0. Ward's In
DuxbutVi Frlday ovonlng of last week, nnd
uuxnnrv. rnuav uvuiimi; ui moi. noon. nuu i ,
erclsos, the " young bluods
. ' " " i T V" -;
of UDlImlted iuu nna ironc
: uniuniteu iuu .ruuu .
Fivn cnwa belonclitE to Dirlus A. Gray. a
famiec livlug on tlie Ileman Morso fatni below
me Tiiinge, nirnyru irum -.uu uiuu-jiuu iuvv fftc0i A sniull cnviiy was mus iurinea wuicn
day ulght and gettlng on tho rallway track wero fmnlelicd hlm nn oxcoedlngly llmlted uupply of
klllod by n paslng frelght ttaln. Tho fenco r, Albert Athertun and Jesco Arms wero In
along the llne of tlie road was down, lt Is re- the dltch behlnd Mr, Deal where tbe walla re
ported, nnd tbo loss wlll full on tbo tnllway malnod Intact. Two of tho threo sbovolB thoy
Thehh ls now no water ln tlio resorvolr
whlnh U mmniiHPil tn siiiiiilv thn vlllBim ln.
drauts, nnd tlicro wlll bo none tlll repnlrs now
golng on aro complcted. Meanwhile lt bohooves
the vlllagers to be oapeclally cautlous In regard
to flres; and tho vlllnge niuhorlties to eeo that
all tlie clsterns are full and tho cngincH ln good
.i - i i i ...m .:.. .. .in iv.
woiKing oruer. nn everj'tmng ary as unaer
and no water supply, n flre would have Its own
UESIXUCIIVO way. I
Bldo of tho rlver, about n balf a milo above
Wlll bfi rnmnrrrl In thn nnw llllll WB lirn ln.
to?10,V-e?u'. ,,e, " i' L!"e
IW and tbe 7nl.Ue7e.ve Wsu7plerof .oB;.n
of Ve'ESi0.? rtitVle'lXtUe "mber "ind"
of the farmers In that vlclnlty.
W. J. BitUOK & Co. nro abont to glvo up the
tub-maklng buslneas nnd Frank S. Uolfe wlll
tflanmn rwtua.aultiti rt lila alintt ATr ltntfn lu n.
... . 1 . ..... ..vr. ........... w -u ...
ftklllr'n Hlplrrli nnrl rnrttnun mnltf'T nn nll knnw I
wllO Hre faulilar Wlth llls WOrk. Slnce tUO I
lease of hla shop to tho Bruces he has bcon out
oi tne markct, tmt no ls preparing lo entor
r i i' . ; "
slclghs whlch wlll bo completed In season for
next wlnter s uso. Indlvlduals ln wantofa
.i.i.i. ...m i .ti. i j i
eioiKu vviu ue.it iiiis iu iinuu nuu renieuiuBr i
that Uolfe Is in the muket agaln.
oins. james austin, tuo eiuestoitiietown'a
poor, dled on Frlday at the age of eighty.sevcn
VCarS. lt ls tlllrtV-six vears tluCO Stie wended
,f ntrnm l.lll ... 1. . - 1 tt I
TMra. Allalln .a. tllO flatnvlllni. nt UftW Tnt.nll.nn
Hovey, the first Congregatlonal mlnlstcr settled
ln thls town. Thls event was ln 1802, Mr.
Hovey lived in the Kneeland neighborhood ln
tho house now oconpied by Mr. A. Murray.
Uls mlnljtry contlnued for tive years when ho
was dlsmlssed for want of adequate support.
Mr. Austln became Insane nnd was taken to
Brattleboro thirty oddyenrs ngo where he dled
his wldow becomlng a charge of the town.
Deaths among the old reciplents of publlo
charlty have boen frequent durlng tho past
Two hundred dollars was awarded Thaddeus
Crosaett for land damages on account of the
treet opened by the vlllage trustees to the
mllls by the rallway track. Mr. Crocsett re
Xuses thls award and boing unible to eltect a"y
satlsfactory nettlemcnt, appeals to tho oourt.
Mr. Crossett has offered to BUbmlt the matter
in dlspute to the arbltratlon of three dlsinter
ested men. It would seem to be much the
wlser coureo to accept thls pronosal tban to
have another " Chittenden suit' An exceH
fiive umount of land has been taken for tbe
purpose for whlch thls street was l.ild, and
white the matter is up, tbe "whole tblng"
would bear readjustment to the re qulrements
of reason and comuion sense as welt as justlce
To the lengthening Ilst of cases of marital
lnfellcity whlch this and adjoinlng towns have
lurnlshed for tbe docket of Washington county
couit has been added that of Caldwell v. Cald
woll from thls vlllage. Intolorable soverity is
the reason alleged by Mrs. Caldwell forseek
lng legal separation from her husband, B, C.
Caldwell. l'eople wlll learn of thls case wlth
elncere regret nnd eorrow, that a household so
wel. knnwn. thn lionHa nt ..nn
together for noarly a goneration, conld not
complete their earthly pllgrlmage in concord.
BeftiriRH tlilu thnra (.1 rJL. I- . . .1..
..uuiug IU WUil HIO IISU
of Barnes vs. Barnes (Calvin) near by In More
town and Duxbury, Lyraan vs. Lyman (Cyre
neas), Corliss vs. Corliaa (Charles), and Gillett
uiiibii, u oi rocent aate. Tne martlal
morea and tempora of the communlty as sng-
CCBted hv tllHdA PUaiu ara luilli fi a..i.:.ou fn
spllcltons exclamatlon and tbe enrnest atten-
ivm ui i.iu j.uuil'i iCiiUUUrB.
his wlfe and two daughters, Is vlsltintr hln half
Drother, Goorge W. Uandail. Mr. Akely Is a
good example of yankee push and thrilt tak
Ing root in western poll and iloutishlntf " libo
the srpftn hnv tran Uo nlnl i.t. .u.
Ilon. raul Dlllingham and after a little prac-
.u uutmuuiu noui irosi, an lmprecumous
oarrlster. He was two years in tho Mlchiean
cavalrv dllHnp' Ihn wnr nnA ..k..-...rn
appointed collector of customs, n posltion wblch
be be d for twelve years. He maintained
mcantime a successful law practice and was
CQIlnHAl ln mnnv Imnnrinnt II. t i..
ot J. K. Langdon tho timber on two thousand
onrau nf - t i i . . . ...
-..iuiiuicuiSmi iunuianas anu naa lately de
TOted hU tlmM nnllrAlv tr. IV.. l..Ml.. 1 il
,-r- V " .v..w.j mujuiiiiroi uuaiuups,
wnicn ne has followed wlth Uiir.n.aufi
financlal results. When Mr. Akely went to
"ku uu ior many years alterwards
"ifj' was uie icaaing man m
Wealth and lnilnpnpn Tn-Ho
w' . u u . . j . 11 u 1 U 1 111 U . bcUUj-
tor and tho young Vermont lawyer seem to
T.i imtos iu respeci to socrai po
sltion, wealth and Inlluence.
. S. B. Maxiiam has been ln town for several
aays. Apropos of "Sam'B" vlsit, Kaudall
iDiio iiuw tne lormor used to "rnn" an "In
depondent" cburch at Northfield center. The
elder who ministered to Maxham'B flock
was poor nnd needy and Maxham, out of the
disinterestedness of his nature, conceived the
ldea of a donatlon. He was untiring in his ef
JortB to advertlse the affalr and to exhort the
ialthful to attend. There was a large attend
ance and cash glfts aggregating $150. reports
. " uuu tk wcuKuuas ior om ciaer
tue fltorv pnAH. nnH lia nnH 1U.I,.M r. il..
h H i depattcd celebrated the success of
.... v.uu,.l.uu uioi mug oi very ancient vln
tage. When the elder had nearly bankrunted
AlaxnamfM wlntnr Dimin. ik. ' n
tnat they play a game oAeuchre to see whlch
oi the two Bhould have tEe proceeds of the do
natlon. The game was played, and, slngularly
enougb, Maxham won tbe stakes. Thls seems
tobe the substance of Itandall's story, wlth
Maxham b revhjion. Uoubtless lt is as trnthful
as the "joke" Maxham ls alleged to have
played ou the -Woodstock dentist, whlch wlll
TllIC fr1TAv' rt. n
nuVl ut V., u rrcts jtcss says
ihi. Vh.. . "u uauK ioia tne
i,i..i .MThen hewas 0Perator at Waterbury,
when there was troublo wlth the wire the op
ratorshouldlock up his oflice and go out and
remedy t Once a ditllculty arose and he sal
Jied orth to eee what was the matter and found
the wire broken. He picked uu the ends when
lt iiasiied through him with a shock that he
nad forgotten to disconnect his battery. He
dropped tbe wire very promptly. On another
OCCllHlon hn fnnrwl llmt ltrnin.1... i
IMHUIUUI V lUIUIur,
not posted in telegraphy, had pulled the wlro
lown to the ground lt was nomewbat in his
way) and coveted lt a foot or two deep wlth
oarth. It was in the fall and the ground had
irozen, and tho operator had to borrowa pick
axe and dig out the wire. And yet operators
icbcui, uay uiiBK inac iney nave to
work urettv linprt!'' In m n'.m. i.i.....
- . " Mili II CH O IC19UID tl-
ter bank bours, he wlll tell, lf polltely asked,
fiow, about the timeof the Barre bankrobberv
ue Qeviseaa-tlmelock" Jor the safe of the
nlUiy uanic, oi wnich he was the caBhier.
VrMii IU'8tri'ln arrlTe1 ' "'I "tation
j -BUl, u nvuiy row was ln full b aHt ln
.er8A.cI9P'iny ot fellows be-
" " u "nuew, waitsfield and Middle
sex were returnlng Irom a llahingand camplng
Sfm .h ,lh,,y h.ad evldently drank freely
Irom ' tbe Ilowinu bowl " nnH ....n
1j!d,wAt.h ."P1.'11"' anlmal and mfchanical.
imV 18 aueKeu. was sportlvely ten
dered lid. &weeney, a passenger not of the
i aiu ytiidu ivu. inaicateu a wlllingness to
accept, the prollered hospltality was tantaliz-
ingiy witlidrawn, wlth a dellcate hint to " buy
bls rnm." A war of words followed, and jut
ueiore coming into tlila statlon YA, nsalstod by
Jlm, his brother, was enforclng upon Ur. Lock-
.. uvuim uu mo jmtiy iu generai a lew
practlcal hlnts upon Dollteness. temnemnpn n.i
the use of naughty words. l'ollceman Farrar
" wiubu iu anu oweeney, tne lirst of tbe bel.
Jigerents encountered, was nssisted from the
tralu. When the pollcomau returned for tba
doctor," tho " man with the llnen coat," who
iud uonaucior averrea waB the man to take,"
the CllP wrm flmiilv llm hnfKlinnDla l.nnl hIa
up tho track or tulxed up wlth the nassenzers
lu the otlier car. There belng no evldence that
tho bweeueys had doue anythlng Hgalnst tho
puace ana aignity oi the Btate, but lt appearlng
from tholr own statemont that thoy had slmply
Aviwmnripd rnrtnln m(Tirrm nf tnmnnrAnrn nnd
good breedlng to a crowd very much In necdof
n shcpherd or cowboy, tho Justlce dlschnrgod
tuem huiu vuBiuuy.
While Wllllam Deal wbb laylng draln plpes,
Saturdny afternoon, ln conncctlon wlth tho
house whlch ho has beon bulldlng for Mrs.
. t , 1 1. 1 n-J I,. -n.
burled under Bevoral feot of sand. Tho dltcli
S?.na nnd a
I'alf feotwldo. Mr. Dcal was ou l.ls nnoes nt
tho bottora of the trench ndjustlng tho tllos
nnd was pressed by the falllug earth into the
d WRS 9Cd by the f,llllug ,nto tlie
onoln nf thn lilic.h. Fortunntelv ho had liia
imnds m tho Instant ln close pruxlmlty to his
liad beon using wero uunou up, mui mo r -
mnlnlng shovel and thelr hands Athorton nnd
Anns set vleorously to work to reecuo Mr.
l)eal, calllng tothclrasslstance somo workmou
from tlie new mllls by the rallway near by.
A,fter eevoral minutes of very llvely work the
burlod tnan was ronched nnd his bend lirst of
all released. Wlth characterlstio coolnosa nnd
presence of rutnd Mr. Uoal's llrnt use of his
broath was to wnrn tho epectatgts olt from the
upuusiiu uUK UIIU u uiic;b uuu ui buo irokuiuK
I . . ,"5, l u.
" llraD 01 0XB" " "U"""!;. 1110 prououio ui iuu
carth held hlra In n flrra crlp, too close for tho
clati1 nse'thshovHl, flarTng toomffo
(oundB wWch cnme tQ bluj thftt or foat o
lmrtlng hlm they were uslng thelr bands to re-
move tne oartb. Mr. DeaPs worda may have
. j n . t.imnl tlm..
Buuuuuu vciv 1UUU IU Uliuacii) uun moj iibio
..ni.A.j l. i.ta nn...nd l.Va tnAun r.v
i.vatlnn wn vnrv nrintrlnnatv nmtilnvfld nnd
thera was specdlly no lack of tools. Mr. Ueal
knows now how to appreclato dayllght nnd n
gooa long orentu. iie receiveu uo Bcnuus iu
inrv. but exnerlences conslderable lamoness.
,, Q .. n...... i, i.i,f m
Mns. Sylvesteii IlKMiiv has boueut Mrs,
.j f..t.u i,nMDa .. it.ln .(.Uur f,u
Z' -rTAb. i,." r.MnnVii T iVh
her daughter, Mrs. J. G. Fntwell John
Knapp, the Mlll vlllage blacksmith, has bought
thn lrunn hnn nn llullrimrl ntrent nnur ihn
,, ,. , , . .
uiu vniuunii luuiui uii. j. j. in i D iuu
tiAW tirlnnlimt nf thn villiiirn nn.linnl. Iirh rhtitp.d
nA r.l...u. .1..... l, m ri na.lu t..
the house of Mrs. Kate Henry . . . Frank Knight,
son of M. M. Kniglit, has beguna year ol Bludy
nt the St. Johnsbury academy Frank llea-
ton of Aurora, IU., is at the home of his child
hood. Frank used to"tote"the mail from
!.. t,.U... n ..,.m.. n ....
IUD BUQul llllfjrilllu 111 I11D UUJD Ul
that once thrlvlng hamlet, but ls now a sklll
ful jeweler ln tbe lloosler Btate. He Is
pleasantly remembered here and has a bearty
..I. ...... nA .1.11 ..r II G
vvcivviiiiu. . a eivi uai'uiu uuim ui j. u.
CLnnlr. In Tl..l...n ..... ..nlft.n n.1,1. t.n n I nul .
uuuuiu iu uuiuuij naa ouii.iuii itiiii wiuijDia
about two weeks ugo, and dled last week....
Dr. C. S. Iloag and wife of Bridgport, Conn.,
are In town Whlle quarrying stone on the
Moretown side for the Blllings mlll foundatiun,
f'hlit.laa W.LlAi.lolMinnl.n.U..l Ul.. tli. mlD.rtt
. , i ii-n.j idii um,aiiiim iuw .11 n ..iiij
down some rlfteen or twenty feet, more ur lcss.
Vuaries is uui oi uio aina to oeiajurea uy con
tact wltb rocks, to he was not seriously dam-
nguu. . . .uturge m . lianuau anu ii. u. AKUiy
ol Grand Haven started Monday mornlng for
a irii) 10 mo tvnite oiouniains.
IVntprlinrv r'mifitr 'Vhi. 1.... Il.inll.,1. ...
.. - nv.iiLi . ii vi i i iiaiiijsia 111 u
to hold their yearly meetlng here, cummencing
ucAi hcch luurfluajf Hau uuiaing over ine ioi
lowlng Sunday. l'eople of that denomlnatlon
from all parts of the Btate are exDected to lm
present. An excurttlon to Mt. Mansiield has
been arranged to come off the followlng Mon
day, for all who may desire.
Mns. Helen Bejiis of Springfleld, Mass., ls
viBiting ber uncle, Geo. W. Buzzell, Esq.
Tinc followlng flne hand palntlngs by Dr. E.
J. Foster, in oil and water colors, were rel
centlv un exbibltion at the d nn.tnr'a h(.f.iro 1...
ing sent West: Six ladies nockties: on one was
yaiuieu uodumui Bpray oi luchBias, on two,
bunches of pansles, on one, rosebuds, on one,
T . ... , un mo uiuui a
branchoflloweringmaplejalso two handker-
v-uicid, uuo iu uuuBiea unu rot oduus, tho other
iu imra niiu uoiuo, uuo WI1UB BliK nCCK nt)
bnn. with Hlimv nf rnaPd anH Kn. i. i
i , . ..7 r -r uuuo uiiu a iuri;u
black silk sash wlth water lllies nnd a lot of
uaims. iuo worK was very anely done, and
Bhowa great sklll nnd perseverance. The
ductor succpflds wnl! wlth n ..i ..m.
goods, whlch has been called very dllllcu:
iiiKwooa worK ol the new boarding house
was very nearly completed last Saturday night.
The buildln? ln th rt.f,n, i,
is three Btones hlgh above the basement, and
u0 iUUUOCU II HU HLUnnnTfl' r(Vimu Ih
basement is a . tine large kltcben, dl'nlng room
iiiiuni.0, uut m By u. u. Jtobinsnn of Water
uu.j,, n uu iieaia tue entlre three storles
above. The kltchen ls a mnrtnl nf onpi..
and as near iiorfcnt. nn ihiqjIi.Io ti, ,...,.u.
ZVau,0U, tlllea. elde8 byawell fluisbed
At Vi.n ,". i, "S,rB lu "'ocomiortand beauty
of the bulldlng. The credlt for the expedltlon
and excel encu of thn 7r.rL- io ii..'
. A. Andrews of Blchmond, who has bad
charge of the work. The lirst blow on thn
Duimiug was Btruck July 2d, and slnce that
time everv man nn tho i...j .1 T.i. r.
, . . juu uon uuiio 1118 UuSl IO
complete the 1 work and have it ready for tho
r 6 v. . , cu,, ocptemoer 4th. The
proapect now is that there wlll be a larger
Bchool the next term than for years.it not
flrffAF tlinn nvor J "
West Itlllldnlllii A rtinnn j
little excitmHnt. rmo un i.,t .
Wakelleld's f.TXt. . . . . """
- ---- -..".1.V1 iiiKuiuui'u iu irun(
Of DutMliH &. (Jliv'u lilnnl, ...?J t"i "
j r , j " auu ruu, uut was
stopptd before guing far.
N. L. IlnVDKN whn hon l...- I n
.;.,A 7- 7 . j i" ianaua ar-
iiTcu, iu iunu luuuuay.
J. C. DvEii has been in Massachusetts th(
past week on buslness. He rstnrnprt aimni
. The residence of F. N. Holman.
lug fast completed. It is novel ln Btylo and
njakeu u very tasty structure.
C. M. IlOU'AHTt whn liao Vtoan i.tW A
tluio wlth lever, and waa tUought to be convales-
! u4dw, nuu gruvo ieara tuat ne
A IEAM bfilnntlnfy rn T T nrnM-t
and driven by nomo o( Dr. Morcan'a family.
n.v muiiu.j mieruuou, uaaiy sraasning
tbe curriage and iujurlng one of the ladies in it.
TlIK llPHt nnd frrpntpt .....!... .1.. .
. . B1'". uuwiuuflo ui 111a uiuu
in this nait nf thn utntn iu tim .a.i.iii,i.in .
- 1 - .a kliu UOM1U11B11IUK Ul
kjicjiuuu" iiuu jtoia west uanaolph to Mont
pelier via Kast Braintree, Brookfield, Wllllams.
town and Barre. 1'art of tha llne is alreadv
completed, and the portion between WeBt'
nunuu pu aua iinamstown is ranidlv Drocress
lng. ine olllce nt West Handolph ls to bave a
man m niivuunuue uay ana nignt.
Wnrrmi linir .T II W1.U... i..i 1 1
Esta Wetuiore of Hoxbury, occupied the pulplt
. ft ( ..in. i , viuuu
Bpeed in tbo evenlng.
A I'lkasant company from our vlllage, wlth
twp or three coupltH frum East HI1I, had a very
eniovable nlcnin in Hnrru'. ,,,n,ii 1., iu 0.1 j
. - - f -junuvuam linilOllOIU
mw JosKi-it ItiKoiiu and famlly from Moriah. N
1. UUVH hHHII V a I nn ul 1..... Illf V,.
mer Van Duaen's ouiy chlld has been very Bick
TiV.i..'? iT . . V "B ua aiso rranlc
Blakes.....S. Llzzie Tillotson, who has been
engagtd to teach the vlllaKe BChool ln Uoxlmrv.
ii -omlnS t"" coinmeuced her labors last
iuuUu,.....Vr,uB iMBwcomo and daughtor
Vt ;"" , Bpeut ouuaay at U. 1).
iiovYwjiuu B... ..rranK uooaspecd oloBed bls a
bora iu thls vlllage last Suuday by preachlng
nn nninlrnliln uannnn lt i ti; .. . "
.!,. rtl 0i uution nas
roturned from her vialt to New Jersev. and ls
stopplng at present ln Waltslleld. Durlng her
nuKiiniuo viueu nowarK, i.oug Uranch and
new iuik cuy, ana omer pmces ot lnterest,
xnorui iJiuuoru. nev, j. r. Closson, our
foriuer pastur, ia vlsltlug among frlends here,
imu Kavu uo uu uiuciiDiii soriuuu ounaay.
DaIIU'IH .MlrilrinM fd ul.l Itnln dmll. n -.1
... ... i..i, , i. . wi. lm uumiu, nuu k
present Is not bxpected to llvo but two or three
ritl.'ij .. ll. llln ....I. .1.
ui.jo uk iuu iuubii ii u ivuuor uur ueep aympa
tiiy iu iuu muiuieu juuiiiy.
ClIAHI.IK l'oiITKII linrl fnmllt. nn.l ll illla !,,,
ter are vlsltlug at tho old home Missea
mann, lladley and Ileywood have returned to
their Beveral homea in Massachusetts. .. .Nelllo
llerry goes to the Ilub thls woek as book.
keeper iu Boylston market The llomalne
iuiumvu tu now uersey uu monaav
Kmma Barnes Is
her brother in Uoaton Mrs. Alden WUmot
um mcuuu viBiung ner irom the West.,,
Ureck ffirlH anti Artl.no i t,.... i...
thls place to camp.meetlng lu Ciaremont
LUzle Blauchard, Irom Chelsoa, Mass., is
iuuti unouuot s,, uetective wood and
lly and Mrs. llale and famllv
city homes ThurBday. Wlth them goes the
of the summer bonrders at the hotel.
Mr. Kmsha Wiiitic returned from Knnsas
lnst week. Ho started Mondny and arrtvcd on
the nlght oxpross from the north Wednesdny.
Nioiit OrEiiATon Buck bclne taken wlth a
fever. returned to bls bomo lu St. Albnns last
Thursdny and his plnce ls fllled by Mr. Ttigo
irom st. Albnns.
Rkv. J. 0, SiiKimuitJfK. nastor of tho Metbo-
dlst cburch, excbntiged lnst Sunday wlth Her.
J. H, Bartlett of Bnrro. Thoro was servlce nt
tbo cntnp ground nt llvo o'clock.
Communion servlce wlll be held at the Con-
cregntlunal church next Sunday mornlng and
tbe meetlng preparatory wlll bo held ln tho
church parlor on Frlday utttrnoon.
Amomi tho teccnt arrlvals In town aro Joseoh
.nclalr and famlly, Includlns Domluo. Jim
Crow and l'eanut, nlt of whom wlll recelve a
warm welcomo from thelr many old frlonds.
Tni'.iiE is n farmers' festlval on tho cnirn)
ground to-day, and the Odd Follows of Mont
pelier and waitstteiu join witn the lndgo here
in noiaing a uasKet picnio nt tno snme pinco
TiiKnr. wlll bo n lawn party thls ( Wedncsday )
evenlng on tbo grounds of tho Cungregational
church ln cbargo of the young ladies of the
society, All are invited and a large attendanco
ls hoped for.
Tiik Btate Sundav-Fchool nssoclatlon wlll be
held hero Scptember 11th nnd 12th. Commlt
teos were appointed Sunday by tho Methodist
nnd Congregatlonal Sunday.schools to Bollcit en-
tortainment ana nmko arrangemonts lur tne
Tiik band concert on tho new stand last
Thursday evenlng was a success nnd wns well
nppreciated by all who beard it. Tho publlsher
ol the A'eics, wlth his usual onterprlse, dis-
tributed some neal little proerammes of an
Mns. Dit. Locklin goea to Boston thls week
to attend the conservatory of music and her
slster, Llssa Campbell, returns to her bomo in
Hudson, Mass. The doctor has broken up
house-keeplng nnd his tenoment wlll bo occu
pied by l'rofessor Habel.
Tiik announcement ls mado on rellnble au-
thorlty that the ladies of St. Mary's parish wlll
hold their regulur soclable at Geo. B. B.
Denny b to-morrow (Thursday) evenlng nnd wo.
me requested to Bpecially urge tbat thls one
shall nut " miss tire " the lirat tlme.
The servlce nt tho Centor -last Sund.iv was
made Bpecially attractlve by some fino vocal
and instrumeutal music ln cbnrge uf J, W.
unes. About ono hundred and lilty were
present and a good collection nas taken np for
tho purpose of repalring the church.
J. II. Okcutt lost a very valuable cow last
week. Slio was found nt tho pasture wlth her
head and shoulders in the waterlng truugh and
her ncck bruken. From marks and bruisoa on
her budy, lt seems probable that she was at
tacked by some other animal whlle drlnking
and sprang Into tho trougb, where stio caught
her horns and broko her ueck.
Tiik Methodist camii meetlmr whlch held
through last week was apparently a quiet and
pleasant serles of meetings, thuugb the attend
auco was not large. There are ruuiurs, how-
ever, ol gross immorallties of various klnds
much worse than have ever before been beard
slnce tbo grounds were opened. Uuless these
tbings can be prevented, tho utllity of such
meetings ls doubtf ul, to eay the least.
TiiEitE is a flne lot of horses on the fair
ground in charge of Setb Jones. He now has
ten, most oi wnich ne is tralnlne Ior sneed.
and several of them can trot better than lorty,
1'robably tho fastest one is " Surprise," who
can beat twenty when he feels liko it. The
JNurlnlleld liurses are A. U. smith s"Hard-
tack," i. S. Klmbalrs black mare and Den
ison's four-year-old black stallion. Dilve up
thoro some duy and you wlll see a sieek, hand-
some lot oi iiorses ana lecelve Elnd attention
from Mr. Jones.
That misfortune and dlsannointment are tho
lot of mankind, Dr. Lockliu is probably ready
to admit. His cherished object havlng been at
talned ln tbe completlon ot the band-stand, he
proceeded to celebrate by goiug to the Lake to
camp out for a few days. Late ln the forenoon
last Saturday he appeared on tbe Btreet, but
aiasi uow cuungeu. uia maniy iurm was
bowed, hispiogiesa was slownnd Dainful and
there was un unconcealable limp attached to
nis ou leg. ueiug asuea tne cause ol his al-
tered cundltion he exolalned that iu hiklnu-
down the tent, the stool on whlch be was stand-
mg tlpped over causing hlm to fall heavily to
the Kruund and a tent nole fell acrosH his ta.cn
sadly brulsing bls full, open countenance. Thls
expianation is receivea by his frlends who
hope that be wlll soon recover and not get into
uuy bucu surupe again.
Mrs. J. G. fco.MHItvIIXK has ben vlaiil no nt.
Dr. McClearu's. She ia now at Waterbury,
but wlll return here next week. Mr. Somer
vllle U now runnlne on the dav mall tmlna in
alternation with Georee Aveiill. between Wind
sor and St. Albans. . . .Harry C. Dole ls vlsitlng
at home. . . . Alice Averill wtll teach tha
year in the tchoola at Brockton, Masa., where
her bruther resides. . . .Mrs, Gregory is attend
iug the Splritualistcamp-meeting at Queen City
l'ark....J. Elliot Smith uf New Yurkarnved
rriaay ana is visiung at Ur. Nichols
Charles M. Davis started last week from Du
lutb, Minn.. to return home throuah thn
M. O. Urown of Jsew York U viltlnir hi.
father-in-law, J. I'. Brooks. .. .Coia Brooksro-
tuins mis weeK toner oia pohltlonintheschool
aiuouncu uiuus, lowa. ...w. 1. Uopps of L.
moille. iu.. lsvisltinK at Mr. I'Jnmlnv'n Mra
S. V. Avery has been appointed nutron of tbe
urpuan s nume at uunington and Ilattie Smith
has eecured a posltion iu the same ioMtitiittnn.
. . . . Jennle lluse Irom Massachusetts is visitlnir
Mnlfln Tl,.li, .t... L'J 1 I. . ...
ter, Mass., arrived Saturday. ...Mrs. Dr. John.
son has the following frienda viaiting her: Mra.
Vh..til.lu 'I'a.U. ..h II ...
uuuuia injiui nuu luiss DUWUr UI LiaVtinUOrl.
M..1.11 .. l!.. II..-, m ... . .. 1
uiiido., nuu micn iuun ui ueveriy, utiags...
Mr. and Mrs. Wllllam Williamsof luwaarevis
itine in town. .. .0. S. Klchmond'B little glrl
has been dangerously 111 wltb choleralnfantum,
uui ir uu. ueucr r.na ai. uuuun returned
Mciday to her old uoeltlon ln tho Mnthnrilat
semlnary at Montpelier.
Brookfield. The Second chnrrli hn. no.
cepied uu invitation from the Flrst church to
uuite wlth them ln their services next Sunday.
The little Bon of the late Eugene Marshall,
who wbb recently severely injured on tbe head
by the kick of a horse, is reported as belng ln
a hopeful condltion.
Ajioko the recent visitors we have notlced
Llzzie Crane of Northnnlil. nt .1 A uaj'..
Joun Buck, with bls wife and daughter, with
his bruther, Wllllam Buck; and Mary A. Brown
ot Long Island, who makes a brlet vislt in town.
A BEnious accident occurred to a valuable
horse of Martln Lazelle on Tuesday of last
week, by whlch the borBe had a leg broken
and was otherwbte Injured. lt was occnsloned
by tbe horae breaklng loose from Its faatenings
ln Irout of D. A. Moiso'h store and running.
After freeing iteell irom the wagon, all but the
whlllletree, ne became entangled in tho har
nesa und wbb thrown down, thus causing the
A vehy pleasant entertalnment was glven at
the residence of CaBsius l'eck on WedneBday of
last week, afternoou and evenlng the alter
noon belng devuted to a regular meetlng of the
ladle' ald Boclety, and the evenlng to a lawn
party, under the ausplces of the ladies' uld so
ciety, and u muslcaln, conducted by C. II. Blge
low. Mr. and Mrs. l'eck spared no palns ln
inakjpg thelr lawn attractlve and pleasant, and
they Bucceeded udmirubly. The music, both
vocal and instrumental. was pronounced good.
I'he Instrumental music wub furnlshed by the
strlng band, accompanied by the organ. C. H.
Bigeiow, r'rauk Dyer, Mr. and Mrs. Edward
Wlieutiey. Lucv Unham. Mth. v. a nmno
Oertrude Wbeatloy and Eunie Buxton partici
pated in the Blngiug. There was also u chorus
of chlldreu. BetreshmentB cake nnd ooflee
and lce cream wero furnlshed by the ald so
ciety. It wub estlmated that one hundred and
lilty perBona were present, and tbe result of the
occasion wus $'2o in cah, in addition to a very
attliiuii l.li. ci.r.i 1.. -i . . -
j m.u uiuuiujf iui iuubu ureBem.
Elmore, Quarterly meetlug servico was
couducied last Sunday. bv lluv. Mr. ltnll nf
MurriBVllIe. Tbieo young people wero taken
Into the church.
E. W. BailkyoI Chicago made ailylng visit to
b s motber lat week.... Wlll Wara has placed
his motherlcaa babe ln tho cara nf Mra. llnrrln
of Wotceter....Nuah Hali and hla wlfe, have
". .. """" ip io nodt uanaoipn ana
vlclnlty. Luok out ior hla bls ruant"
ou his return.... Wesley Speucer, hiiB cloaed
his labors for A. M. Kelfoy and returned to his
bume ln Muntpellor, where ho wlll attend the
fall teilll Of BCll00l....I.u SimnlHlnir i.r,,l loltn
huve gone to Queen city I'ark, to attend the
splrituallBt ciinp meetlng.,.. H. D. Cook ls
bulldlug a bIIu The lrlends of Mrs. Abel
Camp, who bave beon stopplntr wlth her the
paet uouth, returned to thelr home ln Massa
chusetts last Thursday, und those of Mrs.
Ward Hurrls last Saturday,
Mns. Jr.nsi! I'ooit has typliold fever.
1'otatoks nro snld to bo rottlng nbout here.
A Smoiit frost was seen on Mondav nnd
Tuesdny mornlngs, here.
Kx-lCniTOit W. S. S. Huoicof tbo Rtvcrsidc. nt
Wells Hlver, Is ln town, wlth hla famlly.
Jamfs K. Lykdk Is lmnrovlnir tho " inwnrd-
ness"of hla dwolllng with palnt, whitewash,
wnll papor, etc.
IiAWYKn G. W. West of ttnckvllln. nnnn..
wlth wifo and chlld, ls vlsitlng bls brother-ln-law,
JAMF8 8. AlinoTT wns In town nvn.r Siind.iv.
Mrs. Ahbott Is nt Bethlehcm, N. II., wlth Mrs.
Martln S. Adnms of South ltdyaltou.
WllO be,ts thls 7 Cliarlns Arinnm and .Tannn
Jeffords, ln tho lnst sbearlDg soason, sheared
ono nunareu nnu nity siiceii in two anys.
Theiik wns a " fnmllv eatherlnu " nt dlnnor
nt Hon. John Lynde's on Monday last, tho oc-
cnsion ueing tne visit oi aiajor lsaac i.yudo.
Chaui.fs I'p.mtv and wlfe. John l'errv nnd
wife nnd Ed l'oor nnd wlfa were among the ox
cursionists to Wlllsboro, N. Y., on Tuesday.
Dlt. Mayo and wlfe ot Northfield nnd fteorco
Lynde nnd wlfe ot Plainfield wero at the
" homo'bringing " at John Lynde's on Monday.
It hns been palnful to hear Bomo of our
youngor married men Bay of late they wero
thlnklng of golng away from here to live.
Thls, and so many farms for eale, nugurs badly.
Majoii Isaao Ly.nde. a ret red olllcer of the
" rezillar nrmv." and now livlncr in Florlda.
Is visitlnir his brother. John Lvnde. Thoueh
nlmost elghty yoars of ngo, ho has excellent
neaitn. ms nome is at ricoiata, iionua,
John 1'kiihy nnd Henrv l'oole hava n Inb of
bulldlng n house ln Barre, in the section
n-stheticnlly known ns " Frogs' Hellef." Mr.
1'erry is preparing to put a now f ace on his own
houeo horo und much Improve the general ap
pearance of lt. 1
Gnonni! WlLliUlt. Joel liasa. Itermnn Hnrn.
hnm nnd Miss Luclna Burnbam wlll attend the
semlnary at Muntpellor; trank Benedlct and
Lena Townsend nnd Frank and Gertle Barnes.
tho Academy nt B.irre; and Bert Hoyce the
ixormai at uanaoipn, tno coming term.
The eiTort to keen Kev. Wllllam Schoflelil
bere seems likely to fall for want of neceBsary
means. In that case, he wlll accept his call to
Kast Arlington and move there soun. He bas
many warm frlends here, and probably no min
lster ln many years has had more iriends in
other denommations than bls own than has
Mr. Schufield. He Is likely to have some
pleasanter features in his new field than here.
Ncwburv. Rov. E. Elllott. fnrmnrltr nf
Bradfuid, preached at tho Congregatlonal
church last Sunday, In tho nbsence uf Her.
s. u. ltates, wno ls taking nis vacatlon.
Emma WitiniiT, formerly a student ot New
bury eemlnarv'. beloved bv nll who knnw hnr.
dled suddenly ot brain fever at Bradford last
Thk vlllage scbool commences September
3d. Itwas voted last apting not to have a
scbool thls fall ln the Ox Bow diatrlct, whlch
gives great diatatlsfaction.
Kev. W. W. Coluuun of Boston, preached
in tuwn not long slnce. Iie haa been a proml
nent member of the New England conference
for twenty-five ye;ra. His health is somewhat
impalred and f ears are entertalned that he may
have to leave tbe mlnlstry, for a short time at
least that he may recover his health.
A i.AitciE number of places are reported to be
for sale ln our vlllage, ownod by the following
persons: Jacob Kent, F. E. Clnrk, S. L. Swasey
" Old Newbury House," Edwln Bailey, Ezekiel
B. Hlbbard, Jamea Smllle, Orvln 0. Temple
K. W. Chamberlin, Mrs. James Wallace: also
the estatea of the late Mrs. Dutton nnd Jane I'.
Chate. All the rent are anxluus to sell, but do
not wisb to make the fact public.
The hotel enterprise ls stlll on tho move but
qulttly Ibe Congreg.uloual yestiy Is soon
to recelve a new coatot palnt Flura Eddy
of Waterbury ls to teach tlie fall school at
South Newbury. ...Kichard Doo has quite a
number of summer bonrders thls seasou
Alblon Edgell of Fall Klver, Mass,, wiis in
town last week. He was a student In Newbury
semlnary a few years ago, but since tben he
has been engaged in the printlng buslness at
Fall Rlver E. C. Stocker and famlly have
returnod from tho Welrs.... Dr. Atklnson of
New York made a short vislt among his
frienda not long slnce George Cllfford and
brother left tor Dakota last week Mra.
Jamea L. George bas gone to Boston thls week!
....Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Cublelgh bave re
turned from thelr vacatlon and enter upon
duty the pretont week Balley & Co. are
dolng an extensive buslness ln the grocery
liuo A large number of the Methodhjts set
out Monday mornlng for the camp-moeting
whlch is to be held this week at Lyndonville.
... .Alice Stebbins has been engaged to teach
In Oneida, N. Y Ilarris Watkins Is reported
to be about to go to Plymouth, N. II., as clerk
Ina store Qulte u number of our cltizens
spent last Saturday at Ilall's pond, boatiug,
wiu uaiuu uutiuii nuu lura. ulUZZOy OI liUS-
tun left town last Saturday for Montpelier to
spend a fow days among frlends and relatlves.
. . . .Thomas C. Keyes' atoro shlnea forth ln a
new coat of palnt, put on last week by the
George brothers, the vlllage palnters Mr.
and Mrs. Ira Bruluard returned from Old Or
chard Beach last week. They seem very much
lmproved by the trlp,
Strnflord. Tho fall term ot the village school
begius the l!9sh lnst., under the charge of Hush
Vaughan of Pomfret, a teacher of experlence.
The hfgber branches will be taught, and quite
a number of scholars from other dlstrlcts wlll
Mns. Fkank L. Yocno of Illinois, Mrs. Da
vld M. Woodbury ol Minnenotn. M n
Charles E. Qulmby of New York city, and Mrs.
Albert Smlm of Brooklvn are vlsltli- tpUHppu
ANNA M. CU.MMINGH Of thls Dlacn. n crnnlnntn
of Monnt Ilolyuke, Is engaged as aseiataut
teacher at Mendon. The academy Ia fortunate
In securing the services of so thorough a
scholar and successful a teacher,
LEB AND WlLL UATCH. Genroln P.hnnn'lnr
and the two Misses Cook have been employed
uunu iudii .Auiiiuu a wuiinrB in seasiae no-
teis. itope tnnt, ln addition to their wages,
they huve received many flne "tips."
Wk are glad to reportthatour worthv towns-
man, A. 11. Houston, is improving in health,
though yet very weak. To one of his Indns
trlous hablts, coufinementls extremelylrkBome.
His many frlends wlll be glad to bbo hlm out
w. n.iviii, iimunu iinriuw anu ueorge
and Mamle Chandler flnlsh thelr vacatlon and
rvrr. P A vniiv T..in.nH TT I i r.
reiuru io Meriaen tnis week....K. A. Ilatch
returned Saturday from a buslness trlp ln Con
necticut and Massachusetts. He was quite
BucceBBful ln gettlng orders for bedsteads, etc
....Adelbert Clark has purchaBtd the Wllllam
B. Ilazeltine residence In the lower village. . . .
JoBlah Smith sells to his son, Wllllam Henry
Smith, his half ot the Klch farm, thus making
Heniy tho owner of the whole ...Sllght frost
Monday mornlng, tho 127th.
En,8t Hnrdwlck. Bev. Mr. Anderson of
Craftsbury has been vlsitlng frlends in thls
vlclnlty the pnst week and preached at the
Cungiegatlonal church last Sunday.
Tiik potato crop promises to be rather Ilght
In thls section.
J. D. GooDiiicn has reallzed one thousand
poundsof honey from bls bees thls summer,
David MoDamklb Iibs bought the medlclnal
spring at Haynesvllle wlth thirty acres of land,
and wlll lay the fonndatlonol his bulldlngs
W. D. Buonbon has completed bls silo and
fllled it with oata. Mr. Whitcher Js filtlng his
with corn. J, E. Gltlln has a nice one nearly
done and has Beven acres ot corn growing to
GroiiQE IIavnes la making preparattoua for
repaiiinghls Houston house thls fall.... Car
roll Moutgomerv, Bello George, C. L. Uvlngs
ton, Jennle Smith and Katle Kldder go to St.
Johnsbury to BChool thla week. .. .The vlllage
schools commenco next Monday Arthur
Montgomery has a sltuatlou in a clothlng store
ln St. Albans.... Mrs. Worcester of St. Johns
bury was vlslting at berBlster's, Mrs. Hunfs,
last week.... Mrs. Jamea Davldson of Law
rence. Masa., la spendlng a few weeka among
frlends ln town There was a bnrd frost
here Sunday nlght.
North Tuiibrlilge.-Uev. U, L. 1). Preston
prrachtd last Suuuay at the school house in
dlBtrict No. a. Ho wlll preach next Suuday
morulug from the toplc, " lhe Mtuiatry ol
Heallng.", , , , W. Blake and wlfo are uwuy on
a vUlt ... Mr. Koberts and wlfe wbo have been
slck, are now up agaln.... E. M. llolt, the
aentlit Irom boutli Royalton, lins been stopplng
bere tbe past week. Hla wurk guve good satU
fnctlon. We understand be ls to bo here ngaln
iu a few weeks.
Somk of onr schools begln next Monday,
Tho vlllags schools nro tnught by Nottle
Knlghts nnd Olive Scvernnco.
Cauoel Be.mis hns tnken n contract to work
nt lumberlng ln the woods wlth bls wlfe's ffltli
or, A. J. Cnrpenter, for threo years nnd moved
his famlly there la.t Wednesday. Ho bas
ronted his plnce to Ira V. Edson who took
Tiik soclable nt Mrs. Erl Sponcer's lnst
Wednosday was wcll nttendnd nnd a gond tlmo
cnjoyed by all. Wo notlced some frlends from
out of town. The two priuclpnl foatures In tho
evenlng were tho band and tho snpper. The
sunppr was excollent nnd tbe bnnd spoke for
Si-KciAti Aoent M. F. Ciiask Is stopplng In
town and vlclnlty, as.lstlng T. T. Lampbero,
agent for tho snfety fund system of the Hatt
ford llfe nnd nnnuity lusiirance company.
Thelr success in socurlng buslness seems to bo
duo tothecheapneBs and absoluto safety of tbo
M. D. Bemis ls addlng to the power In his
shop by loworing his wheel elghteon lncbes.
l'ltkln & I'utnam are puttlng ln three new
wheols in thelr grlst mlll, Intendlng to have'
things ns they should bo. Thelr buslness Is in
crensing, nnd thelr way of dolng buslness Is
fast mnklng frienda for them.
At tho invltatlon of John B. l'ike tho band
partook of n blackberry supper at bls house
last Saturdny ntternoon and spent the balanco
of the tlme "holdlng forth, playlng ball,
cronuet etc, nnd epluyed therasolvoi bueelv.
To Mr. l'.ke tho band deslro tu make thelr
veryprottlest bow for tbe hospltality andklnd
nesa shown. They closed tho day's sports by
glvlng n promenade nt tbja vlllage hnll in Cabot,
where slxty conplos enjoyed themselves tlll
qulte late. They go to Plainfield to-morrow
( I'hursday) evenlng to be present at Colonel
Itandall'a lecture nn "The Old Vermont Brig
ade," and wlll furnish power for a promenade
Mns. G. A. Bemis has been qulte Bick the
past fow days, belng confined toherbed....
Hichard Mears has been vlsitlng his son, W. II.
H. Mears, our popular town clerk....Mrs. Ell
S. Tltkln and daughter Mary returned from
the West last Thursday, where they have beon
spendlngsome tlme with frlends.... Kev. and
Mrs. C. H, Fnrnsworth spentlast weekatcamp
meetlng In Northfield,
Gro:on.-Our boys played the Boltonville
base bull nino at Boltonville last Saturday,
coming out one ahead, the score stnnding
thlrty-elght for former and thirty-seven for
Beiitha Little, Maggle Rlcker, Ida Clark,
Ira Rlcker, Daniel Clark, Amasa Talsey and
Ilrock Darllng leave thls week to attend the
fall term of school nt Semlnnry Hlll, Mont
pelier. Carrie E Hall ttarts for her school nt
Andover, Mass., thls week Monday, stopplng
with her slster n short tlme nt Plymouth, N. II.
The lnqulsitlve people bavo been qulte per
plexed to know what Wllllam Orr was to dofor
a bousekoeper, now that his daughter Is gone
away and Btlll moro nnxlous nbout who tt was
when he brought home an elderly lady lnst
Saturday evenlng. He says that she Is a good
housekeeper and that he Is golng to board with
States Attouney Blodoett and Grand
Juror Goodwiu, actiug on complaints, made a
rald on the ruimnies last week. II. Uosmer,
flne and costs for selllng, S3G 51; Elljah Frost,
tlue and costs for Belllug, 671 03. Slx were
taken for bfing drunk and got oll for about
510 aplece. All settled wlthout brlnging sults.
J. D. Rlcker nttempted to scare them some by
BOndlng for E;qulre Smith ot Wells Rlver, but
settled on Smnh's arrlval, and brought sult
against A. Welch on account. We understand
papera are ready for several others when they
A Mn. Kellooo and wlfe of Peacham, on
their way to West Topsham for a vislt one day
last week met wlth qulte an accident. The
horse belng frightened at soraethlng near J.
C. Harvey'B in Groton, shied and went down
overan almost perpendlcular b.nk fitteen or
twenty feet. Tho horse landed on his back on
top of the" wagon, completely stnashiDg lt.
Mr. and Mrs. Kellogg managed to get out of
the carrlage before lt went down, without be
lng much hurt, and procuring another carrlage
nruceeded on their wav. Siinh t-ilnnp. nmrht tn
be fixed, even if the law ls on the slde of the
Orange The Bick people aro convalesclng.
No new cases of fever witbln the past week.
At the annual school meetlnc in dlatrlpt Vn
10 last Wednesday night it was voted not to
pay Carrie A. Waterman for four weeks of
Bcnooi taugut aiter ner certificate was revoked,
Chaules Poole is one of our most successful
farmers. A vislt to his farm and dalrv would
convlnce the mostskeptical that he understands
his buainess. as everythlng BeemB to be con
ducted neatly, systematlcally and profitably.
Some of our dairy women would do well to
gainer ana put ln practice a lew hlnts from
airs. i-ooie in regara to tne art ot making gllt
will Keyes has bought the old Lyman
Jackeon larm and takeB possesslon soon
The village school at East Orange ls to be
taught thls fall by Mrs. Evelyn Darling, a
teacher of exoerlenco Eliza r.. Finnrtpm
closes a successful term of school ln No. C next
Friday.. ..Mr. und Mrs. Fred Fletcher are away
on a week's vlsit to Albany to nttend the thir
tieth annl versary of the marriage of M rs. Fletch-
er'B parents Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Densmore
were ln town recently on n Bhort vislt. .... Ann
Ladd of Corinth has been vlslting relatlves in
town Mrs Tapllnand daughter of Corinth
were guests at E. C. and R. P. Camp's recently.
.... Cuarles Goodrich is stopplng for a few days
wltb his father, A. II. Goodrich The Curtis
brothers have begun their fall campalgn of
mresning A Blight frost Sunday nlght.
West Topsham, TheTopsham hlgh scbool
wiu cummeuco septemDe. au, wlth a tull corps
of competent teachers.
R. P. Chuhch lost a valuable work horse last
week, belng the second one he has lost Blnce
last June and the nlnth one he bas lost Blnce be
began to own norses.
Tue hotel haa as many boardors as lt can
well accommodate at uresent. E. 11. Prentlss.
a former resldeut of Montpelier, wlth his fam-
ny, ana rresiaent uucKham nnd famlly of Bur-
iiuiuu, uru ui uie numoer.
The show of Professor Whittler, whlch came
uu lasi oaniruay evening, was well attended,
the tent belng crowded. Mr. Whittler was
slck and one ot tbe trouoe absent. so the shnw
was not ub good as perbana lt otherwlse wuuld
hayo been. The contortiuns of Mr Meron, the
boneless man, were truly wonderful.
Mns. E. C Watson of Hartford is stopplng
for a few days at the doctor's. . . . Den Densmore
ana lamny nave gone to Old Orchard Beach
and wul be absent two or thrne wt
Wldow T. J. Dickey haa bought the Bludgett
place near Walts Riyer and moved there. und
Floren Church haa taken Illlas Batchelder's
larm ana ls about to move there.
Chelsea. Ned DavIs has returned to school
at st. Johnsbury und John W. Mooro to God
aara eemmary, liarre.
L. D. Pahkhust wblle palnting on J. B. At
wood's house lell from a height ot twenty-rlve
feet. He wns attachiug some brackets lu the
attic wlndow when he lost his hold and started
over backwards for terra llrma ln n fair way to
land on hla bead; elther by tho welght of hla
shoes or by a lucky clrcua twist he succeeded
in gettlng bia feet duwnward so be Btruck
upon them on the llftb round ln the ladder
breaklng lt Into three plecea and so breaklng
hla fall that he eacaped wlth onlv a few
BCratohes. ' Lyme " iblnks he won't caro for
uua-air tumuiiug any more.
ltundolpli. The Congregatlonal church
was welt lilii-d last Sunday to hear tho farewell
sermon ot Kev. W. S. Btulsdell. He wlll start
for Florlda In about tbree weeks where he will
ciovote nia whole tlme to bee keeping, Geo. W
w . uavis wiu Bccumpany nim.
Ella C. Smith Is quite slck wlth a blilous
fever 'lhu writer saw four large cranes near
one oi me uroouneiu ponas tlie other day.
. ... II. 0. Gilbert haa had frienda from Morrin
vllle viaiting hlm A tide to tbe Cushraun
nouBe on uocheater mouutaln was well at
tended Wednesday .... Rev. L. 0. Sherburne'
chlld is Bick 'lhe Washburu couslna vlslted
s. i'. wucux, at llrouktiBld, Wednesday.
DhiivIIId. Comuiunlon servico will be held
next Siinaay at the Congregatloual church.
IluiAM Smith, son ot A. 11. Smith of thls
vlllage, la very slck at Wolcott.
Rkv. Mii. Daiili.nu wlll preach In the Morse
tunuui.iiuuse next suuaay aiternoon.
The selectmeu aro bulldlng a brldge ucross
tbo brouk uear Deacon U. L, llonlll's on the
road leadlug from Danville Green to North
Mn. and Mni, C. A. Geoiiok have returned,
H. S. CuilliIP.it returned tn D.irtmnnth la.t
J. G. Moiiiiison ls slck, belng threatened
with a fever.
Gnonnn Itnsi'. left horn Mnndav mnmlnir fi
liln old homo In Aberdeon, Scotland.
Rkv. J, H , SttKitnuitNit preached nt tlie
Molhodht cburch last Sunday, In exchanaa
wltb Rov. J, R. IHrtlett. 8
Mim. OltVM .Tackman returned last wapV
Tuesday from New York stato, where she has
uoen visiung ior several weeks.
Juiote Uito.v left hero last Wednesday
mornlng on hla return bomo. Iie went from
Barre ln 1881 Instead of 1831, as Btated last
C, B. GltAN(lEH hns bonelit nut T.. TV M.
Crlllls on tho street sprlnkler. Hope Charllo
wlll be able to keep the dusl lald the testol
GODDAHD SKMINAIIY fall term nnnnnrl 1nt
Wednesday, wlth very flattoring prospects for
tho term, there belng over Beventy studcnts
IIlltAM II. AVEIHLL dtod nultn ainlitnl- lo.t
week Tuesday. He had been slck some two
weeks, though not consldered dangerously so,
but upon that mornlng the dlsea9e took a sud.
den turn nnd he dled ln avery fow moments.
O.v Tuesday of last week there was a gather
Ing at the ufllce of W. A. & 0. B. Boyce, of
partles lntorested ln the chancery sult of L. D.
Blancbard vs. Smith, Whltcomb & Cook. The
sult had boen running some seven years aud
tbe partiea had gathered to take more testl-
mony in tno case, but dntlng tho dav the sult
was settled by tbe defendant'a navlnc Tllanph.
ard 82,000, nnd each party paying his own
Tllllhrlflrrp. Thn hltrhnra.. n. 1 T
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PlNh t.ll SllillTn.H nJg tha Im.n.illn.. .....
. . ... .. ii . i. uwuuo ...v nuuiuuiaig blnu
tion of the surveyors nt thls ond.
Thb Strnflord telephone llne Is belng used
much more than was exnected at tha firt
A 1AUTY frnm hnr.A wnnl .omntnM .h J n.t.
Ingat Fairlee lake last week. Good place to
camp, but not many fish,
Theke was a heavy electrical storm Wednes
day, and only a few tlmes durlng the day could
mu iwduuuud imo iu oiruiiura oe usea.
riiE old soldlers of thls town meet nt the
town hall Saturday evenlng, to make arrange
ments for attendlng the rennion at Hartford
It would not besafe for anybody to stato
lat there are in town any prettier babies than
in nix thnt. urnrn In pAm.Dnilnn T a t
nolds' last Thursday.
Mnq. T.VMIW mnthav nt -p T T' 1 . 1. 1 .
U.U..IU1 Ul UllO, IU, o. 171PU, IS
preparing to go to IUlnols wlth another daugh-
1 ... u.tiu.i uii. uuillUl KUQB IU
Callfornla for his health. B
" Uncxe" Jonis Diamond and his son Char
ley are gulng to western K-inaas thls week. . , .
E. J. Day Is at A. M. Osgood'B. .. Largo qnan-
tltlpn nf 1ilnnu:tiarrli.a um l..ln l.1.. a
..vo . tl6 m.Bu. ocy
eral fast horses are belng tralned upon the
I'uiiun iuu nco uuurse 1. l. Moxiey
came from Quechee Saturday, wlth one of J.
mincio iiuibcb. . . . iue Bcnooi in aistrlct
1R Pnmm.n.Prl thla n.n.1. tln.tt. C
i.i ii v.i ..i io ncca, iiainu uay,
teacher B. B. Bowen, who now resides at
Quechee, has been here for a few days. .. .E.
O. Lyman was unfortunate enough to run a
saw into his hand a few days since. ...The
farmers begln to look for frosts. . . .John Mudg.
ett cut up a flne field ot corn the 23d lnst.
Brndford. The fall term of thn nirari'nmT, nn.
gan Monday with a new preceptress, good at
tendanceand fair urosDects. . . Oranim mnnt.
ngrlcultural Boclety are making arrangomenti
iui nioit nuuuni imr septemDer io, .'o and 27
The usnal amount of "hosatrot" will be nrn.
rlded. . . .Mlsa Ella Lougee of Lynn, Mass., who
came with her muther to vlsit frienda here, and
sank into such a rapld decllne as to be unable
to return, aiea juonaay at Mr. Asa Howard .
Her father, Mr. Albert B. Lougee, came a week
ago; nnd the afllicted parents started wlth the
remnins on the night traln for thelr home. . . . G.
T. StaiTord of St. Juhnsbury Is contemplatlng
the startlng of a bakery ln this town. There is
no bakery nearer than White Rlver Junction,
and the wonder ls that some one has not lm
proved tne opportunity belore The union
lemperance meeting iur Augnst was llvely and
interestlng. In addition to the local talent, re
marks were made by vlslting gentlemen from
lioston, Lowell ana .Norwich, Vermont
fhey eay tnnt llenry WinshiD has the
"Callfornla fever." Also that the Bradford
Guards now number filty-one men. AIsu tbat
tbe new unlforms for the guards will make
them a handsume set of men. Also tbat the
company whlch owns the property between
U. u ...!. UI..I. .1.. .
iud uiBveus uiuuiv nuu buu uaun uuvu as gOOa
acellar as anvbody ln town. Also that the
aforesald company is competent to build lu
own blocK. aiso tnat tne aloresald block
will be an ornament and bonor to tbe town.
Also that frost was discovered out of doora
earller than usual Monday mornlng. Also
that mysterlous kegs pasa through the streeta
under tne teata ol buggies. Also that Chad-
wlck & Co. have sold out to 0. R. Baker from
East Haverlll, wbo will put in ready-made
South Royalton. llarrv WbiDnle haji
remed lhe Mrs. Loveioy honae to C. 1'. South-
gate. . . . A large number of our cltizens are at
tendlng camp meetingat Ciaremont, N. II
r.o. i. smitu una wne nave returnea Irom tho
beach where they have been tor the beneflt of
Mr. Smlth's health. Iie ia agaln at bia old
place where he would be glad to wait upon bls
frienda..... A. P. Skinner is busyatworkon
his new house wbich will soon be ready to
occupy....W. W. Gallup bas his new house
unaer gooa nenaway. ...A..N. Klnghas a large
gang of workmen completing bls large block.
. . . . Dan Tarbell is bulldlng a large extension
to the Central Vermont house. .. .Jacob Smith
ls gettlng out lumber to build his new barn to
his beauiiful residence on Pleasant hill Thn
juvenile dramatlc club went to White Rlver
urluay, ana piayea " Above the Clouds to a
fair audience. Report says tbe club did well.
.Earney. son of J. U. Newell. ls sick wlth
fever, but is reported some bettor. ...Mr.
llraley wltli his son und danebter. Charlie and
Clara, returned from tbe West last wetk. . . .
Charlie Woodard haa a number ot city board
ors durlng the warm weatber.
Corinth. E. Snear lost a horse rpr.entlv.
He has uUo eiven uu drawlmr meal und corn
from Baire Ilurace Thompaon bas moved
oaca to town ana wiu ao nu manuer ul tearo
work. J. Nute wlll drlve one team. ,. ,A
heavy thunder shower pasaed over thla place
last i'huisday, washlng und cullvlne tbe ruads
some 0. Merrlll, who haa been canvasTlm:
' . . . l. r lt . . . . .
iiuiiu iuiuuua uu.a reiurneu io town nna con
templates gulug to New Hampshlre tnis week
tu work tur Muchmure & Whlpple llomer
Kinney, who waa bo nearly kuled by belng
thruwn frum hla carrlage ln Maine, la iniptov-
ing Temporance concert at the Curner
Gaysville. Mary Leunard went to Barre
the -.id to uttend t-cuool, und on the same day
Alice Sheriuan went to Lawrence, Masa., tu at
tend tralnlug schuul.,..Nelaon Gay returned
frum Saratoga ou Saturday, the 25th. . . . Frank
Thornlun, furmeily uf thls place, is in town,
....Edwln Green frum Ouio, lurmerly uf thla
place, ls Ylsituig at L. B. Murey's. . . .Tbere la
cuusiderable sicknesa ln tuwn, but no deaths
fur suine tlme paat, probably owiug to ined
Lawhkncu Bahnkh ut Burllugtou proposes
to build un at.trunum!cul ubservatury fur the
UnlveiBlty of Vermuut, und Juhn P. Howard
will udd to hla gltta by bulldlng u gymuasium.
'lhe cltizens ul Butliugtou have lalsed $1,4U0
fur a baa-rellef ut Mr Howard to be placed in
the maln hall uf tho universlty,
Thk pllea fur the new bitdgo across the lake
at Kousea Poiut are ut red pine, Irom liliy to
seveuty-live feet lung, twelve ot them maalng
twocarluuds. ihey ure got out at l'tuubioke,
one huudred mllea back uf Oitawu, and it wlll
take lifteeu hundred tor the bridge.
Thk Bennington nrteslau well bas been sunk
to tho depth ol about uine hundred feet, The
drlll has recently encuuntertd a veiy blue
limentune uf great harduess. There ure no lu
dicatlous ut water.
Din She Dik ? " Nu, she llugeied aud suf
tered ulong, piuing uway all the tlmo for
years, the ducluia dolng her no good; aud at
last wiu curvd by thls liop Bitters tho papers
say bo much aoout. Indeedl iudeedl how
thankful we shuuld bo for that inediciue,"
It ia said iu PensaouU tbat tlie epidemlo prov
nlent theio Is nut geuuiue yellow fever,
A aoou uame at home la a tuwer ot strength
nbruad. Teu tlmea aa muchllood'sSari'apnrllla
used iu Lowell aa any other.