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BY W. W. PRESCOTT.
MONTPELIER, VT., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1883.
VOL. 78. 4017. NO. 52
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1883
The majorlty of our roaders havo doubtlesa
recelved the October nuinber of Good Chter o
wblch wo niade mendon two wccks f lnce. Vi
havo sent out tbla Bample nuraber that all
mlght see for thenucAves tbo nctual uietita ol
tho paper and we now call tho attention of our
patrons Bgs.ln to our llberal offer. Every old
aub'crlber who wlll pay for The Watchman
np to, or beyond, Octobor 1st, 18&1, wlll recelve
Good Chetr one yeat khke. Every now Bub
scrlber to Tiib Watchman who wlll pay for
one year In ndvance wlll recelve Good Cheer
one year vsucb. Every old subscrlber who has
already pald to October lst, 188J, can have
Good Cheer ono year vitEEby notlfying ua that
he ia entltled to it. We are thus offerlngto
all snbscrlbers, old or new, who pay in ad
vanco two rAi'Kiis kou the rmoE of onk,
The addltlonal reading matter thns glven wlth
ont extra charge Ia of the best quallty and ls
eqnlvalent to adding a f ull page to The Watch
man every week. We regard the offer as ex
iremely llberal and belleve that our old patrons
and many new ones wlll avall thomaelvea of lt,
We cannot pay any commlsB.on to anybody as
long as thla arrangement ls contlnued, and
thercforo make lt a condltlon of thla offer that
oll monoy must bo sent dlrect to thla ofllce. j
postal noto wlll cost cnly three centa. Pleae
Bhow thla to your neighbor who doea not have
Fklt for stand coverg at Webster's.
Cibcolatino llbrary at H. E. Slayton'a.
IlAiiruu'B Bazau patterns, at Webster'a
Come In and see my fall gooda. Slgn golden
Noni-aheil and Koyal velveteens at Web-
The largest and most oomplete stock of rib-
Dons, uuttons and corseta, at Webster s.
J. G. Mouttiso.v & Co. alwAys have the best
nve-cent prlnts at thelr State atreot store.
J. G. Morhison & Co.'a aarpet room ls fall
of attractlve patterns rugs, mats, aweepera
and oll elotlis.
Some bargalna in statlonery and box papers
at u. ts. siayton'a. Also a full line of albums,
pocketbooks, ahopplng bags, ete.
A MousatJETAlKE kld elove for
cents; alsobutton and Foster lacing kld gloves
inni are warranted, at Webster'a.
A LAltQEB and better llnn nf Itln. nalf nnd
rnbber boota at lower pricea than any other
piace oan be lound at Smllie's, State atreet
A nice pair of calf boots at Smllle's for S1.83
ana a pair ol Iadies' kld button shoes for S1.40.
My motto is, " Large salea and small profits."
A XKWand flne line of cotton underwear for
ladlea; also a large varlety of knit under
wear for Iadies, genu and ohildren, at Web-
Btor a. - ,
JcsTtakealookat the stock of cloaka and
Bliawla just recelved at J. G. Morrlnnn & f!n.
Thelr piicea and styles wlll befound correct on
an nnea ol gooda.
D. W. Temi-lb Sc Co., carry a well selected
atock of dry gooda of all klnds. An ldea of
the extent and varioty of his stoek may be
lorinea irom our ndvertlsing colunins.
When in the course of eventa it bocoines
necessary to clothe the human form divino,
and you wiah somethingfine and good, or light
ana Btyllsli, just go to Webster'a for it.
Aixgarments cut and made in tho hitest
styies by K. K. Klker, draper and tailor, at his
oia Biana on btate street. Buftalo and coon
toata mado and repaired at his tailoring roouis,
W. E. Vail haa a fine Btock of raillinery,
fancy goods, underwear and a great varlety of
gooda for iadies use for utllltv
All of which are advertised on the llfth page
or tliis paper.
Do you want a wlnter boot that wlll atanA
wet weather, wlthout Injury to the boot or
yourseuv men try the "Dongola boot,'
sold by H. A. Cleveland, Montpelier. See his
advertisement on the elghth page.
auams, mo clotliler. onrjoslte tho mnrt
honse, keepa the largest and best aasorted
biock oi ready mado clothing in northern Ver
mont. Hats. eaa and fnrnlshlnp
fnr gooda are also in good Btock, the details of
wmcn appear In our advertlslng columna.
The Vermont pharmacista' assoclatlon hold
their annual meetlng in Brattleboro Wednes-
day and Tharsday of thla week.
Thk thlrty-thlrd annual meetlng of the Ver
mont homunpathlo medicU Bociety will be
held in this town on Wednesday and Thursday
of next week.
In the supreme court at Concord, N. H., last
iriaay umer L. Warren of Worcester, Vt., waa
sentenced to three years' impiiaonmeut ln the
penitentlary for steallng a team.
It ia Btated upon good authority that the
three-cent ptece, which, from ita size, ls liable
to be glven as a cent or taken as a dime in
hange, wlll soon bo retlred from clrculatlou
altogether, Ita Issuance has been much re
Btricted of late, and no one will regret ita dls
appearance. Thk Vermont & Canada rallroad has flled a
petitlon Inchancery in the Franklin county
court, beforo Chlef Justice Iloyce, asklng that
the Langdon auit be wlthdrawn and the re
ceivorahlp termlnated bo that the consolidated
rallroads of Vermont may obtalu poasesslon of
tho road and the Vermont and Canada stock
holdera have the Becutlty of thelr bonda ex
changed for consolidated railroad stock.
tTHB firat of the twenty.four indictments
against Lawrence Bralnerd was taken up inthe
Franklin county court at St. Albans, Monday
afternoon. On account of objectlons on the
grcjnd of varloua informalltles, the stato'a at
torncy entered a nolleproa. inthis casoand im
medlately flled an informatlon covering tho es
eentlal facts of the Indlctment and mld he
dOBired to have lt tried at this term of court.
Judge Uojco, however, thought the respondent
Bhould be allowed a longer tlme to prepare,
and ruled that the case must go ovor to the
next term. State's Attorney Hall ia aBslsted
by E. H. Ilard, and tho respondent'a counsel
are U. C. Adama und S. E. Itoyce.
Thk following ltem, credlted to the Island rond
Herald, ls on Ita round among the state papers i
" Among the partlea to dlvorce cases heard at
the recent term of our county court, was a
eouplewhohad been engaged in lrrepreeslble
confllct for montlip, and so bltter wore thcy
thflt tlmr tvnnM tint ntinjttr nnn tn tliA nthflr.
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llnt aa soon aa the decteo of dlvorce waa mado
and they left to tako the traln, the emancl
pated man took tho vallse of liN amorette to
ine cars ana suowed ner the polltest attention,
and althoueh thelr rntitna av In dlrfnrnntdt
rectlons, he accompanlcd her forty mllcs towatd
her home when thnv wnnt Intn nn nrtlflt'a Hn-
loon nnd had thelr picturea taken togother, and
tuon leit m opposito directions."
INSOLVRNGV tirnnAPrlfnpia hdvn tiflnn nnm
menced ln the case of Bradley Barlow by the
Barton Natlonal b.mk. Tho only substantlnl
nsseti", snyg "Forbes" in the Boston Journal,
which Recelvor Hendee of the Vermont Na
tlonal bank holds, conslsta of 8501,000 Inbonds
of the M , S. nnd B. rallroad. In order to ro
allze Bufllclent f nnds to pay the claltns of deposi
tors in full (8330,000), he should dispose of the
bonda nt slxty.Beven cents on the dollar, Tho
Canadlan Pnclfic syndlcate have made an offer
of some fifty cents on the dollar, and Iiecciver
Ilendee ls at present ln Montreal, endeavorlng
10 ncgotlate a eale of the bonda at an ad
vnnced flguro. Mr. Barlow has nothing to
hope for in any contingency llkely o arlse.
He antiearS to be Invnlvpd hnrnnrl rfilpmntlnn.
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and can probably save nothing from tho wreck.
Thk readiustment nf thn nnlnrlM nt nnt.
masters In this state, to take effect the flrst of
tne present month ls aa follows:
llellowa Kalli i,wn)
Hntdfotd , (4no
llurllugton , 2 500
Centrn KntUiid l'joo
Fair llaven 1,400
Middlebury 1 H0O
I'oultuey 1 3011
Ht. Albany , 2,100
t, Jolinljury 2,100
swanton.. !!!'.!."."!!, .'."!!!!!.'.".)!.'!'.!!!! 100
West lMndolnh 1,4(111
White lilver Junctlon i.ijim
The Central Vermont rallwav made. on Mnn-
day mornlng, a new dcparture In the atandard
01 tlme cy wlilch ita trains wlll be run hereaf
ter. The new standard ls bascd unon tlm 7r,th
meridlan and ls about fifteen andone-half mln-
utes Blower than Boston tlme. A cbanire In
the schedule tlme of some of tho trHlna
also mado Monday morning on both the Cen-
trai nnd tuo Montpelier & Wel ls Ii ver roarl.
On the former road tho tlme by the new stand
ard lor trains going south and east is: Mall
passenger, 0:20 a. m,; expresa passenger and
mlxed for Northfield, 12:05 i m.; mixcd for
Wortbtleld, 7:30 r. m.; nlght express, 12:20 a.
m. For tralnsgoine north and west: Nlcrhtei.
presa, 3:15 a. m.; accommodation, 8:25 a. m.;
local passenger, 9:20 a. m.; express mall, 4:20
r. si; expresa, 0:45 r. m. Trains leave for
Barre, 7:00 a. m 10:45 a, m.. 4:40 r. m. Bv
the Montpelier & Wells Klver road. tralna
leave: Mall, 8:30 a. m.; express, 1 :40 p. m. ;
mixea, j:m 1: 11. n must bo borne in mind
that town tlmn ls now abont slztcen mlnnfAa
laster than rallway time.
SdnmnEii-uuNTS are occaslonallv noted ln
local items at thla Beason of the vear aa 1 urnlsh-
iDg sport for Dartlea of m An nnrl rvira wVin
roam tnrougu the woods shooting every wild
creaiure tuat comes In thelr way. Wehave
considerablo personal likinL' for Rnrh nnnrta
and in years past have indulged in this toBome
extent, uut It seema to ua cownrdly aa well na
cruel for organlzed banda of mnn tn mlfB nci,
wholesale slaughter aa ia often reported of
tneso liunta. It la doubtlesa usually from
thouglitlessness that thesa nrnnltlpri nrn rtop-
petrated, but they are not the less inhuman for
tnat. me sport Is not a testof skillin marks
manshlp, woodcraft or courarn. hnt la JmnW
a uselcss destruction of llfe. Even on the
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principle of economy, the small damngedone
to fanners' crops by these anlmals mnat 1m fnr
overuaianced by the value of the tlme and
ammunltion necessary to kill them. Wo hope
the day may not be far dlstant when nnr-li ln.
hutnanltles wlll bo prohlblted by law, if that Is
neeued ln a proressedly clvllized country. Wo
are pleased to note that tha stnrlontR nf mmjis.
bury college havo nbandoned the ann11.1l tnnlr.
rui-nunt ana tano an excurslon across tho lako
St. Auianh waa vlalted bv n destructive firB
on ednesday of last week. It starteil abnnt
eveu o clock in the mornlDir in Reorun w
j-epper a grccory store on Lake street by the
urupping 01 a matcn on tue lloor whero kero
eene had leaked out. Tho flro communlcated
wlth the kerosene tank and sptoad rapldly.
The flre dODartment waa tiromtitlv nn ImnH
but Mr. Lepper's entire stock was ruined bv
flre and water. About half-past nlne o'cloclc
smofce was seon issulng from the roof and
second alarm was aounded. It
from the start that the Drifcoll block could not
be saved and tho cfforts were directed to pro
tectlng other bulldlnga and savlnL tho nrnn-
eriy in tno uioclc. The storea were occunled
by G. N. Williston, clgars; I. J. Goodhue, gro
coriesj C. II. Wlley, barber: G. W. Lentier.
grocotlea. I'. Callan. tailor. had a renair ahon
in ims bullding and the tenements above wm
occupied by the famllies of Messrs. Johnson,
Klmball, Pierce and 1'erron. The Aimlngton
and Gilmore blocks were also somowhat dam
aged by flre and the cooiU
The rallroad and foundry hands were called
nnd lt was only by most vigorous efforts tbat a
much larcer flre wasDroventpil. Tho tnfoi inuu
Is probably not far from 810,000. Two boys
wero mgurea ana narrowly escaped death by a
OoTOiiKit wlll be a tino
Ing, but thoBO who wish to beholrl tlm nhlr
gloriea of the sky wlll have to he nn nftar tnll.
nlght. Juplter, Saturn, Mara and Uranua aro
all mornlng Btnrs, and the flrst three named
are vory brilllant. Saturn's ilncs aro so wlrini v
opened now that a Bmall teleecopo wlll show
tuom nna In a good telescopo the great planet
looksllkoan exouisltelv carved ball nf irnrv
Bhaded wlth dcllcato tlnts and surrounded by 11
double rlng of gold even moro beautlfully or
namentcd. Juulter nreaenta n wonderfnl bti.
pearance, his dlsk bolng coverod wlth colored
poia anu belts which change fontlnually In
form nnd tint, and furnlsh no end of iimtmlal
for Bpeculatlon ns to what can begolngon upon
this glant globe to produce bucIi Burprlslng
dred rnilliona of mlles. Except ln tho sun,
there is not wlthln rango of human oyeslght
any exhlbltlon of materlal powor trjual to that
presentod by Iho unstable Burface of tho great
oat of the planots. Mara ls not in a posltlon
Bpecially favoralile for observation, but power
ful teleBCOpea wlll oaslly show tho outllnea of
his oontlnonta and oceans. Uranua la too far
awayto be InterestlDir for tho
Bmull tolescope, but l'rofessor Young wlth the
great l'rlnceton refractor, has recently fcen
marklnira unnn tlm onrfnrn nf tMa illntnnt
plnnot by means of which he thlnks ita rate of
roiauon on its axis can be ascortalnod.
Ouit Roxbury correspondent wrltes: "Tho
nlght tclegrnph operator, E. F. Buck, dlscov
ered n flre in the rear of the hotel barn at
twcnty mlnutes past ono on Frlday morning
and by thoutlng to the Inmatea of the hotel,
and onergetlcally blowing the whlstle of the
locomotive, General Sherldan, that was stand
ing In tho rallroad yard, he gavo the alarm to
the whole vlllage. The llamea npread wlth
great rapldity nnd ln a very short tlme the
dwelllng house of Mrs. J. P. Wnrner and the
two barna of E. N, Spaldlng, were entlrely con
snmed. By the prompt actlon of those present
the post-ofllce bullding waa saved, aUliongh
but abont ten feet dlstant from one of the
burned bulldings. Landlord Whltcomb lost n
valuablo horse and four hogB, besldes other
property. Mr. Spaldlng's valuable stalllon,
Sterllng, narrowly escaped burnlng, aa dld sev
eral other horses belonglng to hlm. Mra.
Warner's furnlture was nearly all saved.
Northfield was nppealed to for aid and sent np
Torrent englno, No. 2, and a large nnmber of
men, who gave materlal asi-istance in Btaying
the flFe. Mr. Spaldlng'g loss inclndea nbont
Blxty tona of hay, and waa abont 81,000; Mrs.
Warner's loss was 81,500, wlth 8900 iniurance;
Mr. Whltcomb's loss was 8200. lt waa a sln
gular colncidence that the flre occurred just a
year from tho burnlng of Ellla'a store and E.
N. Spaldlng's house ln tho vlllage, and at ol
most exactly the same hour. Tho origln of the
flre ia unknown."
The Sprlngiield HepubUcan't Itutland cor
respondent eaya: "Tho IIowo ecale company
of Kutland, which has boen for some months
in embanassed circumstances, haa Burrendered
all its property and notes and bllls to John W.
Cramton, John A. Sheldon and Kockwood Bar
rett, woll-known buslnesamen of Kutland, who
have taken possession of the works nnd wlll
hereafter carry on tho buslnesa, as trustees or
managers. These men represent the syndlcate
which has been entered Into by twenty-two of
the citlzena of Kutland for the purpoae of heep
ing the works runnlng, lt belng agreed among
themembersof the Byndieate that they will
lend thelr credlt nnd guarantee the paper of the
trustees or managers to an amount not exceed
ing 8100,000 at any one tlme. These truBteea
or managers are to carrv nn thn er-.iln linslnnwa
in their own name, wlthont any connectlon
wltb the Howe scale company, and wlll ralse
money and nav off tha emnlnvea nt nnm. nnd
tho other Indebtodness of tho company aa soon
aaposslble. When all thedebta ofthe com
pany are pald lt la undorstood tlipon trnxtena
and managers are to surrender the property to
me iiowe scale company. Ex-Governor Page
wlll have nothbg to do wlth the present man
agement nor wlll the Howe scale cnmrianv.
There Ia over three months' pay Btill duo the
employea who have been hardpressed for want
of their wagea, and the new management wlll
pay the men to-day. Last Monday In nearly
all the ehopa the men stonned work. but nnnn
jreprerentitlona that arrangomenta wero nearly
compietea, agreed to work the rest of the week
on condltlon that they should recelve their pay
by Saturday. The buslnesa of the company is
and has been very profltable, but lt has been
nnable to obtaln discount of Its paper under the
The nuestlon which atritates tha rltr fnthnra
is: Shall the town tlma he ant lmnlr in mnn.
Bpond wlth the new rallway time? The rall
waya very larcelv inflnence tha mnvfimpnta nf
the people, especially if they propose to travel
on inem, or to do buslness wlth them. They
recelvo and dlsnatch the malls. nnrl In mnn
other ways the time which they establlsh has
mucli to do wlth one's affairs. Whatever
Blandard of tlme thev flnd it necessarv nr pnn-
venicnt to adopt the publlo must adnpt Itself to
Uiat stnndard. The town clock has sometlmeH
undertaken to reeulate the sun. but that lnml
nary has beon qulte Impatlent of control and
nas generaiiy cliosen Ita own tlmo to rlso and
set, bo that the real functlon of tha tmtn tlmn.
keeper has been to furnlsh a falrly good nrticle
01 time oy wiiich those who patronizo lt may
dlrect their golngs and comlngs and regulate
their Individunl tlmo-pleces. The sun belng
tue vlctlm of his own concolt in tho matter of
tlme, lt la a nuestlon if the nubllc fiinrtlnnnrv
in the comt house belfry had not better. con fine
ms attontlons hereafter excluslvely to dlrecting
peopio to tne rallwav Btatlon four mlnntca hn.
ioro iram time. iloleasod from n I resnnnal.
billty for the movements of tho wnrwnr,i 01m
nnd concentratinc all Ita enercles nnon thla nnn
object it may ncqulre a hlgh degrce of public
approuatlon lor tho falthful dlschargo of this
siugle duty. So we should say, turn back the
nanas twelve mlnutes and maintain tho old al-
leged rolatlon botweon town nnd rallway tlme.
If, however, tho tims-keener
ciled to thla arrangement, he Bhonld be com-
pened to provldo himself at onco wlth a third
hand by which to record rallwav tlmn in hta
momentsof lelsure he mlght thus whlleaway
tue time tiy studying the meaning of Hoyle's
maxlm, "Third hand hich."
The rallway tlme conventlon will mAAt In
Chlcago this week and wlll take dtfinltn notlnn
on the adoption of the now system of standard
tlme. At the last meetlng Mr. W. F. Allen,
secretnry of tho conventlon nnd edltor of the
Officlal Jtuilway Gulde proposed to Bystema
tise the Btnndards of rallway tlme as follows:
All roads in the Unlted States eastof tho longl
tudo of BufTalo. nnd all roada In Pnnjifln tn l,B
governtd by the seventy.fifth meridlan tlme
nnd to bo deslgnated enstern tlme; all roads in
tho great central region, north and south, ex
tending to the wosterly limlts of Kansas, to be
governed by tho nlnetieth meridlan, to bo des
Ignatod central time nnd to be one hour later
than eastern tlmo. Webt of thla sectlon the
roada are to bo run by the one huudrod and
1111,1 llnd no hundred nnd twentieth merldlana
resptctivoly, two and three houra slower than
eastern tlme. Thla nronosed vtoin ,n,tu ti,
npproval of tho great rallway mansgera. At
proseut the rallroads aro run on fllty-three
dlfferont standard tiraes, which greatly com
pllcate tho tlme tablea for through trains. No
local traina ciin run on locnl tlme, na for every
flfteemulles east or west tliprn 1., o ,nrr,
of a minute. The now system proposea to sub
stltuto four standard times in nlaco of tho
flftythree Btandard tlmos. and tlm aimi.iifv
matters. If the rnllrnnila .leni.ir. .
chango, they wlll request that tlie tlme ballsln
jarge ciues ue dropped at the rallroad noon.
Under the exlstiiig system a traveler golng
from Boston to Wushlngton, If he wnnted to
koep correct tlme, would havo to tct hla
watch frequently. From llodtnn tn imi.
donco ho la travellng on Boston tlmo ;
from l'rovldenco to New London on 1'rovl
denco tlme, from Now Loudon to New I
York on New York tlmo, from New York to
tUUImoroon Phlladalnhla tlmn. nnrl fmm liil
tlaioro to Washlnt!ton nn Wflulttnirtnn tlmn
Tns dlfferenco between Boston and Wnshlng.
ton tlme is twenty-four mlnutos. Kegardlng
tlo proposed change tho Boston Advcrtiser
says: " So far as this part of the country la
ct ncerned, the matter seema now to rest wlth
tte Harvard observatorv. whlfh la llbelw n
fi'st assure Itself that tho new standard can be
snbstitutod for tho old for all purposcs of dally
life In nnd about Boston. It ia a mlstnke to
acBume that lt wlll furnlsh one tlmo to the pub
lio and another to the rallroad, or that the
rallroads wlll mako tho change unlesa the pub
Ho tlme be changed as well." A clrcnlar from
Srjperintendent II. K. ChamhArlnln. nf thn Cnn
cord rallroad and branches, notlfied employes
that at ter twelve o' clock. noon. last Surdav. tha
standard tlmo of tbese rallroads would be that
of the seventy.fifth meridlan, deslgnated aa the
caiern standard, and slxteen mlnutes slower
tnan noston tlme.
PnoPKBson W. C. Chiwkn, formerly of the
Johnson Normal, ls now located at DawBon,
Dn. Jamhs Lewis) of Burlington wan elnf.terl
flrst vlce-president of the New England dental
soclety at Provldence, 11. I,, last Saturday.
Senatok Edmonds started October lst to at
tend tbo natlonal Eplscopal conventlon at
Phlladelphla. He wlll go to Washington to be
in readinesa to argue the legal tender case, If
u suouia como up, beioro the Biipreme court
CONDUOTOIt FltANK Flint of the ftintrril Vfir,
mont, Is a delegate to the conventlon of Unlted
otaies ana uinada coudnctors, to assemblo at
Kansas Clty, Mo., nbout the mlddle of thla
mnnth, and will leave for that placo tc-morrow,
10 ue aosent abont throe weeks.
The lay delegatea from Vermont to the con
oral conventlon of the Eplscopal church at
I'Miiadeiphla are Senator Edmunds, Charlos
Clement, Esq., of Kutland, Hon. Charles Dewey
of Montpelier and Hon. George Nlchols of
Northfield. Blshop Bissell, Kev. Dr. Atwlll
and Mrs. T. A. Hopkina are also ln attendance.
The Rutland Ihrald h.iv! "'.IiiHwn .T I
Kldder, a memberof thefourth judlclaldlstrict
of Dakota, and also n raember of the supreme
bench of that territory, died on Tuesday of
last week, nged sixty-seven yenrs. IIo waa
llcutenant-governor of Vermont one term. He
waa appointed a judge by President Lincoln,
and waa olected a delegate to congress and re
appointed judge afterward. Judge Kldder waa
lieutenant-governor of Vermont in 1853. John
S Koblneon of Bennington was then governor
and Horatio Needham of Bristol waa speaker
ofthe house. This waa tho last tlme that Ver
mont had a detnocratln rnvnrnnr. nnd thla ro,
sult was only obtained by a coalltlon between
the free sollers and democrats in the legisla
ture, there belng ln 1853 no electlon by the
jJpN. E. P. Walton Ib ont agaln.
.Wish Josib, Giu. 1b vlsltlne In Boston.
Misa Eulie Eaton has gone to Newport, Vt
Mr. anu Mns. S. L. Howe have gone to
Geokoe W. Wilder went to Boston Mon
BnitNsiDK Bailkv Ia again studying wlth C.
Elwin Putney has returnfirl tn thn emntnir
ui u, i. Auttma.
IlO&lICIt IlEATftV. Kan.. hna en fnr rnMvan,l
as to bo out agaln.
'jtoKEssoit B. M. Huxlev left yesterday for
,1 aictuurjr, iuuu.
Ri:v. EnwAiin A. lltanni ntnolnto,! nt TtaU.
any church Sunday.
MltM. CirAItr.VM V. I'Pflltlv hna rrnnn i ltnatnn
iuru cuupiu ui weeKS.
C. II. Stkvkns, of Boston, Is visitlng his
Ua. C. M. ScmitNEit returned from Mlnne
apolls, Minn., last Saturdav.
I. L. ItonniNB, foreman of the Watchman
Mit. and Miw. W. A. Bnifiiis returned from
tueir souiiiern inp onnuay mornlng.
Miss Etta Thompson of tho Watchman
lurce, is viBiung utner nomo ln Waitsfield,
Mif.a Emma Laijd went to Springfield, Masa.,
Monday to attond the marriage of her brother,
Adams, tho clotliler, leta hla llght shlne
Whilk Mr. nnd Mrs. Dan Wheatloy are In
iiusiuu, a. j. uowe iaKes 111a piace cenlnd th
We were glnd to see George Hathaway ont
nfemu iHsi aaiuruuy, uut icuieu ue waa prO'
MisaEMMA Ladd and Misa Minnie Keeler
imvo securea posiiions lu Boston where they
TlIK now slcns of II. A. Clevelnm! nnH Mnr
rison & Co., are very neat. They are tho work
M11. CiiAHi.Ea W. Leahnkii haa gone to Man
chester, N. II,, where he has a posltlon inn
The annlvoraary ofthe marriage of " one of
the boys" waa npproprlately remembered last
Miss Maooik IIahius has returned from a
trip through New York and New Jersey having
been absent three weeks.
Mh. and Mkh. IlAnnv Woolhon of Boston,
weie In town over Sunday, nttendlng tho fun
eral of Mrs. Woolson's father.
Dav" Pltnr'lflmi nt rv.tlfril
Thursday, nlght. Admlssion fifty cents. Re-
sBivea seaw seventy-llve cents.
C. M. HTTailAIAV vohn liau Wn
Harbor. N. II H,irl,, tho . ,.i
ing hls clarionet, returned last Frlday.
WiLr Hkiuuck and Jed Camp went up to
tho L iko Siturday mornlng and exeiclsed Mr.
Henlck's Bteam yacht, tho " Ilnttlo B."
Tiib commlttee of tho Capltal Guard have
been Instructed to pnrchase tho Kansom Guard
eriulpments, mentloned last weok, for 8137.
J; Watkhman haa closed his store on
Maln street. It U qulte certaln that tho rooms
he hua vucated wlll not bo rented for n Baloon.
J. D. Stilks of Boston will dellver n free
IeCtUte Oll .SlllrltllulUtll ln Ttnrlln ,,..
Sunday nt half.past two, 1: n. Allarelnvltcd.
ItEV. II. V. Ilir.r.'u nliteut ,l,,l,... ir..i.
has been suffeilng wlth tcarlet fevor and the
bfctter K 1 a mila -0'd. liotu aro
Ml(H. GKnilllK W. Vlvmu nt ri.,.n..
Iowa, made her nlece, Mra. C. A. Best, iv vislt
iHst weok. Mre. Vlnton was accompanlcd by
A l(H(lUI.Alt pnmmnntr.'iHr,,, rxt A I
No- F. & A. M., will be held at Masonlo
hall on Monday evening, October 15th. at
seven o clock.
MlSB RAltAir Sr.inir nnnni.toj T fl
wn UVIIIGfl luuti, -, 1UUU-
van Hore, havitg purchased tho ttock of toya,
etc. Mr ILnnmn I, . ...tn , . T.i'.
At the mornlng servlce in the Unltaiian
Church last Sltndnv n llttln Hxnuhtnr ..r i.n
pastor, Uev. J, Edward Wrlght, was dedlcated
to the servlce of the Lord.
COrd. N. II . tlUTIHlrr,.,! in .1 l?A4).t Il
mootlng of tho natlonal Congtegational councll
to whch Mr. I'oland Is a delegate.
Tiir) roar of the Bkatlng rlnk Ia heaul no
mnm Tlia i.oll t.. tt..i.t i,.. .
agood placo for the rlnk, on account of tho !
uuijuxvoiiu uisiiwrnuuiu uuFymuietricaipro
portlons. It worked on the pilnclpil of a drum
nnd tho meichants In the block Bhowed thelr
good wlll by allowlng it to run n while, but laBt
Wednesday evealng was the llmlt.
Heiiman Hoi-kinh, Fied Bancroft, J. T.
Sabln. C. Duffiia and Misa Marv I'hlnneyare
nttendlng Zerrahn's concert at Burlington, na
members of tho chorua. The concert closes
Mn. E. L. FiiOTiiiNaiiAM, Jn , who ia stop
plngnt the Pavlllon, has purchased over 20,000
pounds of wool In tbls viclnlty wlthln the laBt
few day, paylng nn nverago of thlrty cents
Mr. anu Mns. W. W. Prfscott started last
Wednesday on n vislt to thelr respectlve hnmes
nt North Berwick. Me., and Flshetvllle, N. II.
They will nlso vlslt Boston and other polnts,
returnlngnext Sunday mornlng.
One hundred and seventy tlckets were sold
over the Central Vermont road and filty over
the Wells Rlvor road at this piace for the Bos
ton excurslon last week. One hundred and
seventecn tlckets were sold from Barre.
The temperanco meetlng held in the vestry
of Bethany church last Sunday evening was
largely attended and ellclted somo excellent
remarks from Mr. C. H. Stevens of Boston,
J. D. Clark, Kev. Mr. Wrlght and others.
Henrt Uewitt and one Andrewg of Berlin
amused themselves last Frlday by trylng to find
out how many ways a horse can go nt once.
Ilowlttwas relnlng the horse one wny while
AndrewB was lcadlng another. The horse was
Mns. C. W. WiLLAnnand othera started on
their Europenn trip yesterday. There are four
teen in the company. They sall by the Gallla,
of the Cunard llno, to-day. Thelr destlnatlon
Is Central Germany, where they wlll remaln
about a year.
Gkoikif. Fox shotacrano some tlme since
measurlng over five feet acrosa ita wlnga, and
sent it to St. Johnsbury by expresa to be
monnted. The packnge arrived at St. Johns
bury in just two weeks after he sent it, and
was of course spolled.
The soventleth annual meetlng of tho Ver
mont State Medlcal Soclety ia to be held at
this piace durlng today and tomorrow. Essays
on varloua medlcal toplcs will be read, and the
annual addresa by tho president, Dr. L. M
Blngham of Burlington, wlll bo dellvered this
It was somewhat amusing to watch the evo
lutiona of somo gentlomen who dld not have
wiltten excusea from thelr paronta for Btaying
away from Sunday-school last Sunday, but who
" m tu w uiuuufc lAunger or some
where, and "Go through Nature," etc, and
ITrIIMANV .Tinrir a vnnnn flaHnnn t,na 1
in town for a short tlme at the semlnary on
"the Hlll " nnd durlng the tlmo he has shown
that he has a genlua for art. IIIb portralt of
nuiessur uisnop was noucea two weeks aco
niitlnrr tha rvint .nAV t.n t,nn
tralt of a chlld which ls characterlzed by grace
uuu iiccuuiu unu a gooa aegree oi artistlc
Satcrdav afternoon a train of loaded cars,
standing in the Wells Klver railroad company's
yard having been pushed a little over the
anttfh wnu utrurlr Vt n lMln.,lin.J I l. -
Central s yard, smashlng thlngs a good deal
uu imuvriuBii iair irom me iracK. ilie wells
uiver iracK was Bprung nearly a loot by the
colllslon. A Btrict regard for yard limlts does
not appear to bo observed.
Abiiie Ann, the young danghter of Thomaa
H. and Francea C. Cave, fell a vlctlm to diph-
t ) Pri'l Pftrlv Tntur4nr AMnlnn -ri,A . .1.
of their friends is strongly felt for them in
uci. kc uoicaveuient. i.uiie AuDie nad
the day before her death hope was felt that
she would recover. The malady has gained
nuuiucA uuyin young vicum ana nas agaln
DUDnM.u ,w utn buu binauueruua cuaracter.
TltR hnnan nnA nart nf thn J I .
longlng to Willlara II. Lombard, sltuated aboiit
knw uca ui mo urancu were Durnea to
tnfi frrnttnrl lnot Sarti-1n-w Ari.nrl tu
alarm was glven at the Lane and Pltkin shops
uu mo iiru ixjuipanies wero promptly on tne
ii w, ujr lucu ciiuru-, two uarns iuu OI
hay wero saved. Some of the furnlture waa
eaved also, but the losa Ia about 81,400. The
bullding were lnsured In the Farmer'a Mutual
u oi,.!!. mo iiroiasupposed to nave caugnt
from adefectivo chlmney.
Thk Boston Theatre Company glves"The
trnl,l n PnntUI , .
u.u v yi,iun iiuii, aiunuay evening, uc
tober 15th. Of thla play tho Portland Express
says: "The varloua charactera were very
well taken. The scenlc effecta were exceed-
icgiy wen manageu ; tue scene on tho deck of
thn NtnnmPr tlm Pvntnalrtn ...1 ...,.! I
' I w j i , w . vj OOlOlttl IIHU-
riors were finely set, nnd gave evlder.ee of larea
exponditurea of time and money. The ralt
scene ia tne nneat one and the most adinirably
umu iu ciicu ovci joeu ua uiis siage. me
orchestra added a great deal to the evening'a
Ji'dob T. P. Kedfii:li nnd wife will leave
mr aj itinpn in.mnrmw fMn ...i.inT, Tnnn i.A..
nKUAU I-.UHI.UIU uy IUO SIO'IlUllip " i'AtlS
ian." nf thn Allnn llnn l,.,tr, ii,i,:..i.i
- , ..uw, vuuju ncuuciu
leiiiiimies n suorc siav ln Kdh and. after w i c i
he will move southwntd tl.rough France to
(nnnn nn thn Ttnllnn .nna t1,f,nn, t .i
. - , .ov, u i,uuiu,
where they will spend tho wlnter months. The
tf-ltl lllll t, .. t. ....
rsapled. The " 1'nrUIan " ia renuted to ba one
Of tllft fltAlliilPdt- nf alilna anH tl.ni'Wni.n. i.
-.-w- w uuu iuu UUIUUCI U1UUII1
generaiiy auspiciouH, all or which we hono
"""h" i.bunciu uJtkj UUU IIUO.
1-iiAMC Mavo, the celebrated actor, wi!I ap
r ). j.j,iiw.i uau lU'IUUl'
rov (lhurgday) evening. Divy Crockettwas a
product of the American backwooda, an oricinal
character, devoted to clearing the land, Uunt-
hla way to congresa, and in hla dlsappolntment
.v ui, wciD.ii.iii ii nui puuuciii coniesr, went
uwmu u iciuj, iu ukui wnu nam tiouston
for tho Indenendnnnn nf thnt mvnttnri ,,r.s.,tn
ol Mexico. Davy was a noted character In hls
day, and many of hla quaint saylnga have
i""1 " i'ii!YDiu3. ms carcer nas Deen
drAtnlltlrprl nntt In tlm ttnnr. Ar xt. At t
, . .. unuufl Ui .111, iUUVU 11
has become one of the Blgnal dramatlo suc
cesses of tho times. Seata now nn anln nt
Scmlunrv IlilL Wo arn vnrir irlmt tn ..a
ur. nieiiup, wuo nas ueen contlned to her
room for nbout two weeks by sickness, out once
Af, i,t i , . . J r,---;- '
. i!.uui.u.d iuuik uio Ul'iruilUUllV
. " v" mmu neu. uuuio ui
ciBownero 10 visu inenuH.
LAST Thlirfldav F. I. Tnlnt nf fl.a .lao.
Of '80 11 nd fr Vninrdnn nna n . I..
lege friendn. made a uho'rt call. Both are
memuerd oi tue nenlor clapa at Dartmouth.
during the past yoar at Merlden, N. II.
Tiik following resolutlon waa dlscupsed In
lyceuru last Friday evening: Jiesolceil, That
tulcnt oxeitH a groator Inlluence upou society
ton, affinuatlve, Dexter and Tucker, negatlve,
inuinmiivw uy uiu uoaraoi oecision.
rilfl flllli-iwlnfr rfTtitbpa itrura ,.. iA i.. .
half nf thn tArm lrnBltlnn ii1 L" na-n..
vice presldent, Lucina Btunham; secietary, Au
nie Akhleyj treasurer, G. II. Spencer; ex-com-mlttte,
Mr. Donnldsou und Mlsses Swasty and
Nfirlh rIniitnillMr. Thn Ifntnm im xr.
Kopor ndvertlstd for Saturday evening was L
TlIK tr,lnhnnti frnm l'lnlnllal.t I....1. i.i.
4(ju aj iuuiii;ii;r ig uciug pusaeu rignt
along, Colonel A. C. Brown belng at the helui.
Thn iintu nrn nnflrlu nll uat tl.n i.. n i.
... , ... v....j . . pwt, uu wuu ib IU L U
all Btrung thla week, and there ls every Indlca
tlou that before rauny daya we shall have com
munlcatlon wlth our uelglibors nt the ftipital,
Auout twenty-five from thla piace and vlcln-
lt7 liuilr ln thn t-l.. I i-.t 1. i
m ,f iu iiuBbuu lusi v, cuk, nna
those who have returned report a good tlmo.
If fHlinrt j Unn l. J J .1 .
torcitortf vn f X? li iinm..i.. ...r,t t .
.'.t.vh.iw t i, iiuiiiPior Yfiu nave
his now provendor mlll tunuing the last of thid
week and we boapeak for hlm a geuerous
uu ul,Yu lucaieu in tuiB
yillage a flrbt-class barber ln the per.on of F.
DelOttlnvillo. Whn tnnvnil liArn fmm fVofl..
bury last week.
M ATTltTtftMirjJ. nMfl lr,l.tlnr t nn... nlA., ..1 1.
' hvuuum 1IUII UPDI1 CHULK
furnlshed at short notlce nnd samples of
halr and featliors, wlth prlces, sent by mall
from Palne'B, 48 Cuual Btreet, in leceivlng
postal card to do bo.
Wasliinglon County Court.
On tho nflcembllng of court Tuesday morning
: tnn n Vlnrlr. niimtiant njtn.,. i aisI
111 - ..o...v iv nwjuuiulllDiii., 1110
camng of the old nnd new cnttles dockota was
irniiA tlirniinli ...lil, -rt. , t .....
to do except the trlal of dlvorce cases, of which
there nro some twenty-five or thlrty nineteon
belng among the new entrlen, and nre as fol
lows : Iinisa S. Colton w Addison E, ijolton,
y. II Harrlon Powera vs Lydla A. Powers.
K M. Wllliams vt. Lllllan E. Wllliams, O.'cai
F. Boutwell it. Uetey Bontwell, Iiralne F.
Gillette vs. Abel M. Glllette, Lucy J. BarneE ti.
Calvln Barncs, Llzzle II. Corllss vs. Clwrles B.
Corllss, Ida E. Douglass vs. Mclvin P. Donglass,
Klchard Blackhall vt MlllleG Biackhnll, Mary
Lyman vt. Cyrenus Lyman. Jennle A. Frye vs.
Chas. H. Frye, Emma J. Penvey vs. John N.
Peavey.Lucle A.WIIson w.Thomas Wilson.Mar
tha L Caldwell vs D)n CarloCaldwell.HsrrletL.
AdamB vt Henry W. AdamB, Mercy A. St. Kock
vs. Petor St. Kock, Arvllla Conant t-. Lorenzo
Conant, Charles W. Alexander vs. Mary Alex.
ander, and Adella M. Ball vs. Allen K. Ball.
The cases of Loulsa 8. Colton vs. Addison E.
Colton, and Lucle A. Wllson vt. Thomaa Wll
son were heard Tuesday afternoon. Tho gronnd
alleged In both waa wlllful desertlon. BIU
granted ln the former and the latter left wlth
the court. James Templeton, lndlcted for man
slaughter, nppeared and gave bnnds for hla sp
pearance for trlal In the sum of 81.000, Horatio
Templeton, hla brother, becoming aurety.
Judge Kedfield wlll preslde unlil Thursday
next, when ho goea to Montreal on Important
buslness connected wlth the Southeastern rall
way, and from there goes on hla European
tnur. Hls placo will be snpplled by Judge
Koss, who wlll be here Thursday noon.
Kimiiaix Charles Palne Klmball wasborn
at Orford, N. II., June 18th, 1818, and resldcd
there untll 1845, when he marrled Francea
Helen Page of Sharon, Vt., and wentto Galves
ton, Texas, where for a year he was engaged ln
tho marble buslness Keturnlng to Vermont In
1847, he moved to Northfield, v,hich piace hts
slnco been hla home. IIo waa tho flrst con
ductor on tho Veimont Central rallroad. nnd
ran tho fi:st passenger traln Into Northfield.
Much of his life waa spent ln railroad projf cta.
In 1888 he bullt n portlon of the Michlgan
Southern rallroad, later the Mariettn and Cln
clnnati rnllroad in Ohlo, and ln 1874 the Barre
brnnch of the Montpelier and White Klver
rallroad. October 24, 1880, he went to Mexico
nnd nt once engaged himself to the Mexican
Natlonal rallroad company aa master of con
Btruction on the Zicatecaa dlvlslon of the road.
While In Mexico he waa prlncipally engaged in
railroad constructlon, although he had an in
terest in minlng property. He had just en
tered upon a contract to build a portion of the
Mexican Central rallroad from ZicatecastoTam
pico, when on the 13th day of September last
he was strlcken wlth fever, whilo returnlng to
camp alone, and dled ln a Mexican bamlet not
far dlstant from the clty of San Luls Potosl,
Mexico. Mr. Klmball was nn actlvo. enter
prlslng man and wns formerly well-known in
this state. He had been connected for nbout
thlrty years wlth the order of Odd Fellows and
waa a member of the Vermont rellef assocla
tlon of that ordor. He leavea a wlfe and only
daughter who etlll reslde at Northfield.
East Montpelier. E. E. Reynoldapreached
at the Center last Sunday from Acte xxvl: 18,
firat clause, "To open thelr eyes." The dls
course contained close, Bearchlng thought for
the ignorantly bllnd, the carelessly bllnd, the
wlllfully bllnd, and for the Chrlstlan who la
blind to the privllege of Scriptural hollness. It
waa followed bv a atlrrlng exhortation from
Mr. Thatcher. Services will be condncted by
Btudents from the semlnary till further notlce.
Tl.T-.- - ..1.1 11 f ., . . , ,
, im, nio Dcbiiu); iuu puitts I'jr me leiepnono
line, and the question at the Center ia wbether
rjo nni uiivo i vuico in tne matter or Keep
Bllent and let our nelgkborlng towns talk over
We congratulate Orren Daley upon his suc
cesa in squash ralslng, but Alexander Ding
wall comea to the front wlth one that weighs
forty-five pounds, and measures forty-slx
Inches In clrcumferenco.
The snow of last week Tuesday did conslder-
able damage to frult trees A. D. Arms is
improvlng tho looks of hla iesldence by some
outside repalra. H. B. Woodward Is doing the
work Mra. Lydla Pike haa returned to her
friends in Cabot. ...A letter from Massachu
setts says they have a daughter at Henry
Hllls'... Mra. Brown recelved the Intelllgence
of tho death of a grandchlld prevloua to her re
turn to Waitsfield.... Mrs. S. A. Ormsbee and
Hally wero In town over SundAy....J. D.
Clough haa been maklng hla friends hero a
farewell vMt in antlclpation of hia depatture
for Harvard law school.
-Horetonu. Kev. II. A. Spencer preaches
here next Suuday.
Tiib ladiea' sewlng circle meets at Mrs. Free
man Parker's to-day (Wednesday).
GnowiiA Phkntiss is teachlng in dlstrict No.
12, instead of No. 0, aa stated last week Ka-
tie Prentlsa ia teachlrg In Favston, and Mlssea
Porter and Dale in No. 4.... "Kev. M. II. Kyan
w.is in town recently Llzzle E. Hennessey
is vi-itlDg her alster. Mrs. Marv Curtin nt Low
ell, Mkss. ...Iniz L., nnd Wnlter N. Badger
aro at home for a few days M. A. Koblnson
has returned from Elmore, where she has spent
the suinmer. ...Will nnd Ornlin. Frpfimnn rn-
cently vlsited Mra. John Lto in Berlin
Among the stventeen oxcurelonists who wtut
to Boston from this piace were Frank sni
aiamio mssetr, Jonn nnd Mary Flanagau, J
N. Wveth. PhlloTowle. Mr. nml Mrj r.innhlj
nnd Mrs. J. B. Fassett. . . .E. A. Pierce iateac'j
ing school in Berlin. .. .Mattie Chlld has ra
turned from Massachusetts. .. .Mr. and Mra.
W. II. Kovce are vlsltlnp rnlntlvna In b
Cnbnt At thn Pnnarfirruttnnal nl,n-l,
- - - - - -- vuHhbuuun, V.UU1U11 lH3k
SUndHV- Mlren nnranna wnm niln-ilttn.l 1. 1nA-
and the ordinance of baptism admlnistercd to
SlTl'KltlKTRVIltrvr- fll HT-r-tnlll hrt'.l n
tlonal meetlng at vlllage hall Frlday next.
There wlll be three seslons, at half-past niue
a. h , one and seven i: n. Let there to a large
TlIK fnllnwfmr larmop tiDt.A (tlla.l illn
--- ------"e, ....... . .1 HI.1U 11UDU OIIUD fcillS
fall: L. C. Hsher, E. T. Hopkina, George O.t
Klmhnll I. .1 U'.lh.U ii.,. .? I
beveral dltterent methoda have been adopted
and the results of the experlmenta aro looked
for wlth intereat.
KlV Innhnn nf anniir fnll 1nut Timaitan ii.a
plaln, but all dlsappeared the followipg day.
w,oig uuoia uaiu uttuncu every ntgut since
and the ground has frczen, which haa made a
nrnttv nnM litli f.m t.,,,n . i
Btorm has occuned bo early ln the season elnce
Wk rifrpf tn lpnrn nf tha 1, nnltl,
Wnrtliv trtwnamnti W Q U.Wnir tii.
cultyIrthcartdUejiso....Thohealth of Mrs, K
u. u amo unimproved. She Ib thought to be
l?ma yV? uMl conditiou Mrs, Martlm
to Chicago. . . . Mrs. arr has gone to Wiscontsin
to spend the wlnter with her brother, Joel
IlaneV... KAVPn MMjnnu n,-..!.! 4l,m'n1..A
- ... ..... , t,v..-vud ihdiiiu ca
Of tllG fllfMirninn tn ttutiM lUd) ...nlr n.i
... .w Aitno nCLU UUU BC1
eral havo gone the present week.
on bunlnons.. tilrn, Andrew FitU h in Canada,
yititlng friends, Sharlio Moulton is keeplcg
hmihft fnr Mr Vitij nlln ht i ,
Johu Lougee has moved on to tho tieorge Frank
IlltllfiV fftrtll. . . . IiVfltitr llmn or.,1 lfn
. . ' I'vmuu ouu II IIO lia V U
been vlsltlng hls father lnShorehim....Georgo
iK'giin uaa unisned work lor r.. U. Camp und
gaagoneto G, S. O.-good'a to woik....Edson
Lmery nnd wlfe, Ulx and Ellj.h Camp, and
Heverill nthnrd wnnt nn thn prr-nrutnn
and New York.
...... w wuuhWmCTmiUimfl
nnrn tlltma n fnur ranFu ann ...na t
Into llfo an nrtiele lu propiletuiy medlclne,
which gave to every purchaser a full pnulya
lent for his money. The rnle of this clasa of
lllPlllrlnna j frnm tnn tn tiirnnt.r .I
, . . , nuiij-iiV0 uusrti iur
51, the best only reaching forty. Messrs. Hood
u iook u new aepnrmre and ln tue nrticle
now so well nnd favorably known as Hood'a
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