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73Y W. W. PRESCOTT.
MONTPELIER, VT., WEDNESDAY, MA.Y 21, 1884.
VOL. 79. 4040. NO 32
jffjfrJtmm & $oimml.
WEPNKSDAY, MAY 21, 1881.
To tho 'West Randolph Ilcrald and Xcwt:
" Shoo fly, don't boddor mo I "
Tue May torm of Washington county au
piemo coutt begnn yosterdny wlth Judgea
Royce, Ross, Ta(t and Rowell present.
Tnn fnculty of tlio Unlvcrslty ixt Burlington
hns choscn ono of its numbcr to act ns chnlr
man of n commlttco of four s'udents, ono from
each class, to hive clmrgo of ntliletle mattcrs
ln whlch studcnts may tnko lntcrcst.
Thk Bennington Banncr has just dlscovered
tbat Col. 1'Ingroo bas wittten a lettor nbout the
govomorshlp, and publlshed tbo docnment ln
iU last lssue. Tlie lianner has evldently jus t
recovered from an over-dose of soothlng eyrup.
Bellows Falls Ib to have another nows
papor, maklng tho rlxth paper ln Windham
connty and tho second ln that town. It wlll be
issued by A. McDonnell, f ormorly of tho Times,
and wlll be callcd The Rockingham Transcript.
It wlll be Independent ln polltlcs.
Amonq those who have recelvod Commence
ment nppolntments at Dartmontb, ato tbe
followlng Vermont boya: Stephon 11. Wlllard
of St. Johnsbnry, C. O. Thurston of Barre, J.
C. Flandors of White Rlver, W. E. Sargent of
Thetford, C. L. Adams of Williamstown and
J. W. Granger of Randolph.
A letter from rb(on!x, Jackson connty,
Oregon, slgnod " Mtsa Mary Hlgges," has been
recelved at tbe Montpelier post-ofllce lnqnlrlng
ns to the whereabouts of relatlvea of one John
Thurber who was kllled at "LaryBeach" by
Indlans. Deceased left some pioperty, whlch
1s ln tho hands of strangers, and this means 1s
taken to find, If posslble, the legal helrs.
Profesor IIitt, Northfield, is fast asstgnlng
berths ln Pullman sleepers and securlng board
ing accommodatlons ln Madlson, Wisconsln, for
those purposlng to avall themselves of the ex-
cursion July 12, to the National Educational
Instttute. Tlcketa good for slx weeks, only
$30. Speclal excursions radiate ln all direc-
tlons from Madlson. Wrlto Frofessor J. M.
IIitt for partlculars.
The Rutland Herald's volce comes floatlng
agaln over the b.ick bone of the green hllls,
down into the second congresslonal dlstrict,
proclalming to the denlzens of the east glde
valleys thelr dnty ln the matter of the cholce
of a representatlve ln congress. It looks very
mnch as if our erratic contemporary wore
looking ronnd for a safe object on whlch to
vent the energy U has husbanded so mlserly
dnring the canvasa for tbe governorship. It
is a cold, and backward season, dear Jlerald, ln
the second dlstrict, but congressional mattera
will donbtless move off ln due tlme. State
and national politics seem to have the ilght of
way at present.
Tnit annnal loss by fire in the United States
is abont 8100,000.000. It is nbout twice aa
mnch per lnhabltant as the fire loss of Great
Britain, four times aa mnch as that of France,
and six times that of Germany. At the aver-
age rate of production lt would require the
constant labor of abont four hundred thousand
men to replace the loss. The loss is nearly as
mnch as the amount collected on lnternal reV'
enue, and one-thlrd more than the annual
interest of the publlc debt. The amount of
promlums collected by insurance companies is
consldorably less than tbe loss, so that some
insurance companies must fall every year. It
is estimated that S3 per annum is collected for
every man, woman and cbild ln the United
States to pay for cnreless constructlon and neg
llgence in guarding agalnst the dangers of fire.
W. A. Deering, formerly prlncipal of tbo
Essex Classical Instituto and more recently
prlncipal of a school in Pennsylvanla, is now
visltlng the various hlgh schools and ncade-
mles of the state, In the interest of tbe Uni
verslty of Vermont. It wlll be n part of Mr,
Deerlng's mlsslon to confer with teachers, and
to glvo nnd receive auggestlons of methods by
whlch more will be brought into these schoola
from the lower grades nnd moro passed on
from these schools to the Universlty and otber
colleges. Especially lt wlll be hls alm to devlse
and Bnggest ways and meana by whlch brlght
youtha may, ln epite of straltened circum.
stances, be put in the way of receiving tho
benefita of a thorough educntlon. It is ex
pected that one good result of this work will
be to brlng tbe Universlty and the preparatory
schools into close relatlonship, to thelr mutual
A terriiile fight took place in Grand Isle,
Saturdny, says the Free Press, ln whlch Jacob
Kent, a man over eighty years of age stabbed
hia grandson, Rolla Kont, with a jack-knlfe.
Tho Kents livo togetber near Keeler'a Bay,
nnd quarrels between grandfather and grand'
son have been qulte frequent. On Satnrday
the elder Kent went to tbe portlon of the house
occnpled by Rolla, lt is said, and assaulted his
wife who was engaged in her usual houBehold
dutles, and with an open jack-knlfe threatened
to cnt her throat. Mrs. Kent ran screamlcg
from the house nnd called her husband, who
was employed in a blacksmltb sbop near by.
Ue at once came to the rcscue, and by main
torce ejected the old man from tbe room nnd Into
his own, npartments. Durlng the stmggle tbe
elder Kent'B hat was knocked off. Rolla
picked lt up and opened the door, Intendlng to
glve lt to hlm, Just ns he dld so the old man
rushod nt him with tbe open knlfe and dealt
hlm a mnrderous thrust in the abdomen, cut
tlng a downward gash Bome tbree or four in-
ches in length. Tbe injured man was belped
to hls bed and ald suramoned. Dr. Petty soon
arrived and found tbe unfortunate man ln
most pltlable condltion. At last accounts
however, some hopes of hls recovery were en
tertalned. Young Kent Is about twenty-elght
years of age nnd bas a wife and family.
Thk Vermont greenbackers, "few but undla-
mayed," met at Waterbury Thursday, and dld
np, In a lump, the Btate business of the party
for tho season. O. F. Clougb, chalrman of tho
Btate comralttee, called the brethren toorder
and an organlzatlon was effected by the cholce
of L. S. Thompson of stowe as chalrman, wlth
tho usual complement of snbordlnate ofllcera,
Speecbes were made by the chalrman, by Dan
Tarbell, Tom McGlnnls, G. S. Lewis and otb
ers, arralgnlng all otber partles for various
crlmea and mlademoanors, blesslng tbe Lord
tbnt they were greenbackers, nnd expresslng
consldernble hllarlonsness, not unmlngled wlth
Burprlse, tbat bere and tbore a member of the
party stlll floatod in this vale of teara. The
net lesults of the cnnventlon wero as fo'lowa
For govornor, Samuel Souleof Fairfield; for
Heutenant-governor, M. C. Bailey of Newbury
lor tteasurw, Jamea Mlner of Illnesburgh
for congress, C. W. B. Kldder of Vergennes
and C. B. Cummlngs of South Royalton; prosl-
denttal olectors, II. M. Melendy of Cambridge,
Wllllam Abel of Swanton, S. P. Gordon of
Grand Islo nnd J. E. Govner of Newbury.
Delegates to tho groenback national' conven
tion, to be held nt Indianapolls. May 28: T.
S. McGlnnls of Bolton, C. S. Loomla of Poult
ney, Kobert aklnner ol swanton, unanao
Fnrmor of Stowe, B. F. Pickett of Waterbury,
A. P. Falrbanks of Sprlngfleld, N. S. Bakor of
Enosburgh Falls and II. D. Dunbar of North
Hartland. The delegates were unlnstructed,
bnt there was a atrong eentlmont for Butler.
Tiik falluro of the Marlne bank and of Grant
& Ward In Now York waa followed by n panlo
ln Wall street and the falluro of a large numbor
of brokers, among thom the well known firm
of Flsk & Ilatch. The rncket began on Wednes
day, and durlng that.day nnd the followlng
fiomo of tbo wlld eeones of Black Frlday ln
1809, and of tho groat panlo ln 1873, wero ro
enactod. Mllllonalrea were made pennileas ln
the twlnkllng of an eye, nnd bahks, whoso
capltal and deposlta werennmberedbymllllons,
siiBpended. The detalls of the torrific financial
upheaval have hardly the interest.to tho general
reader of a dlstnrbance among tbe anlmals
of a menngerle, wbicb these Wall street opera
tlons greatly rosemble, and whlch exclte n kln
dred degreo of Bympathy among outsldors.
The business in whlch these men are ongaged
is a speclea of gambllng, nnd thelr fallure
lnjnrlouBly aftects the country only ns the
crash may make it dlfllcult for men engaged ln
a legltlmate business to obtaln thelr customary
accommodatlons at the banks. The event ln
the crnsh most dlrectly nffecting the welfare of
the country Is the fallure of the Northwestern
Car Company at Stlllwater, Mlnn., of whlch
Senator Sabln seems to have been the chlef
manager. The sudden refusal of tbe banks to
loan monoy rendered lt lmposslble for tho com
pany to ronew its paper, whlch was wldoly
Bcattered over the conntry, and n falluro was
the consequence. Ward's rascallties are of
such a phenomennl character tbat the theory of
insanity has been atarted, to explain his con
duct. A late New York dlspatch says: "The
impresslon rapidly galns ground that Ferdinand
Ward speculatcd ln the namo of Grant & Ward
malnly on hia own nccount, and that he wlll
never tell where and how milltons of the money
Intrusted to him waa lost. IIls partners do not
appear to have had any connectlon wlth, or
knowledge of, his wild and fraudulent schemes.
If he be arrested and tried for hls gross mlsdo-
lngs, hls lawyers wlll, it is sald, defend hlm on
tbe ground of Insanity, whlch, they allege,
hls bebavlor for gome montbs past would
At a recent meetlcg of tbe directora of tbe
Consolidated Rallroad of Vermont, says the
Boston Journal, President J. Gregory Smlth
Bubmltted reports from the general manager
and the heads of the varlons departmenta of
the roada comprising tho Central Vermont sys'
tem, which showed very satisfactory resulta of
the business of the company for ten montbs
ending April 30 The rcporta embrace the pe-
riod of operatlon of the roada since the consoll
dated bonds began drawing Interest, the first
semi-annual payment of which, amounting to
$175,000, was made January 1. For the
three montha ending with April tbe net
earnlngs have been ample to meet interest ob
llgations, and the operatlng expenses show a
declded reduction. Notwitbstanding the gen
eral depres9ion of tbe rallroad business of the
conntry, the earnlngs of the Central Vermont
system are now some $50,000 per week, whlle
the monthly earnlngs for the wlnter season
bIiow a healthful increase over correjpondlng
montha ln previous years. In nccordance with
n vote of the board of directors, the money
necesBary to meet the interest on the $7,000,
000 of fivo per cent bonds of tbe consoll
dated rallroad is deposited monthly in tbe
bank where tho company does business; thus
assurlng the payment of the interest as it ma
turea. The directors gave much conslderatlon
to tbe affaira of the company at this meetlng
and the condltion of the property was thor
oughly examlned. They express themselves
as much gratlfied at the favorable financial re
sulta attending the operatlon of the consoll
dated roads nnd report that they fonnd the
road and equipment to be in superior condi'
tion. Advantageous arrangements for trafflc
nnd pleasnre travel have been recently entered
into with the Ogdensbnrg and other connecting
roads, nnd the directora consider the outlook
encouraglng for an increased business this soa
son over previona years. With tbe ceasatlon
of all expenslve litlgation, the Improved condl
tion of the property and the gradual lncreaae
of earnlngs and reduction of expenses, 4be dl
rectors foel warranted in predicting n prosper-
oua f uture for the Consolidated rallroad of Ver
John P. nowAiio, Esq,, haa returned to
Conghemsman Stewabt arrived nt hls home
In Middlebury, Saturday evenlng.
Rev. M. D. Juiir of Bnrllngton Is to dellver
the Memorlal day addreaa ln Rutland.
II. O. Wiieelkk of Burlington will dellver
the Memorlal day nddresa In Huntington.
Rev. J, A. McCall hns been installed pastor
of the Congregatlonal cburch nt St. Albans
Uon. W. L. Bohnai- of Burlington is to de
llver tbe Memorlal day nddresa at Newfano.
Rkv. Dh. BuASTOwof Burlington iatopreach
in New Haven, Conn., during tbe month of
Colonei, Aldace F. Walkkk of Rutland
wlll dellver the Decoratlon day addresa at
A. G. Watbon, formerly of Burlington, haa
been nppolnted nttorney for the Denver & Rio
E. J. MoWain, Ejq,, of West Randolph wlll
dellver the address at Hartford, Decoratlon
day, in tbe place of Captaln Honry B. Ather
ton, who Is delegate to tbe Cblcago conventlon
Mit. Ukuiikn Tavloii, one of Chlcago'a old
settlers, died last week, at tho age of clghty
slx. He wasa uatlve of Albnrgb, nnd had Uved
ln Chicago since 1838. He leavea a large
Rev. II. F. Adbtin, formerly pastor of tho
Methodlst church in Rutland, and who for tbe
last three years haa been located at Bellows
Falls, has been nppolnted over tbe church at
Vergennes, where he haa commenced hls paa
Lyndon A. Smitii, formerly of Norwich
but now of the bureau of educatlon nt Wnsb
ton, has been nppolnted by the president as
one of a board to take chargo of government
exhlblta at the World'a Industrlal Cotton Cen
tennlal Kxposltlon at New Orleans.
BAimowa & Pkok aro Introduclng a novelty
In tho shape of nn oll rnnge. Call and see It.
Sriivioes wlll bo held at Chrlst Church
to-morrow. Asccnslon day, nt halt past ten
Thk Armis elve II. C. Webstor the credlt of
havlng tho llrst " electlon " motor ln town.
It muBt bo qulte n curloslty.
W. P. Hontinoton. formerly wlth L. A.
Cnrtls at St. Albana, ls now in Grnnd Raplds,
Mlch., wnere be tninKs ot locating ln uusmeBS.
Rev. HowAitD F. Hill Intends to hold ro-
IIeIous servicoa ln tho school house nt Irasvlllo
(Wnitsfleld)on Sunday next,at four o'clock r.M.
Tiir. mlsalon band of the Dantlst Sundav-
school wlll meet nt Mrs. Mnson's on Saturday
nftornoon, at half-past two o'clock. The boya
are invlted at four.
A bpkcial convocatlon ot Klnit Solomon
Royal Arch Chaptor, No, 7, wlll be held at Ma
sontc hall, on Thursday evenlng, May 22, at
half-paet Beven. Work
Last Saturdav Mr. and Mra. Robert Harcln
celebrated thetwenty-ilfth annlversary of thelr
marrlage. A pleasant party of frienaa met nt
thelr liomo ln the evenlng.
Post Brooks will attend servlces in a body
at Bethnnv chnrch noxt Sundnv forenoon. nnd
nll aoldlera nnd sailorg aro requosted to appear
at the Grand Army hall nt ten o'clock.
TiiF.iiB Is to be nn oxcurslon to Burlington,
Frlday evenlng, to accommodate those who de
slre nn opportunlty to wltness " The Crlchet on
the Ilearth," nt Howard Opora House. Joseph
Jefforson wlll appear on this occasion as Caleb
Cai'Itol Guahd moved into thelr now nuar-
ters at the nrmory rlnk last Thursday evenlng,
and are now fnlly establlshed there. Tbe rlnk ls
far snperlor as a drlll-room to tbo old nrmory,
nnd nffords apnco for severnl branchen ot
tnctlcs whlch thD'comnanv havo been obliired to
leatn out of doors herotofore.
Tiik exhtbltton ot fancv skatlng by Frofessor
E. B. Senrs ot Windsor nt tbe rlnk. last week
Tuesdny and Wednosdty evonlngs, was qulte a
novelty to most ol tnose wno were present.
Mr. Senrs performed severnl dlfllcult as well as
graceful feats and manlfested to n good advan-
tage tbe posslble results ol contlntial practico.
" Tiik Plantkr's Wife." nt Capltal Hall last
Thursday evenlng, wns greeted by a fair-slzed
audience, who showed thelr nppreciatlon of tho
efforts ot the actora to plcase by frequent out-
Dursts oi nppianse. ine parts were weii aus-
tameci, ana tbe piny gave eviaent satisiaction.
Music wns furnished by Cushinan'a orchestra.'
Piiilanbkii Willky. brother of A. S. Wllloy.
who hns been confined in tho insane nsylum nt
Brattleboro, for BOtno tlme past, havlng re
celved ma dlscharge, returned to tbls vlctnlty
bunaay morning. siuco tuen ue bna manl
fested unmlstnkable eigns of insanity, crenting
consmerame uisturoance, and nas ueen recom.
mitted to tbe nsylum.
Cykus Bbown. who has recently come from
Worcester to tbls vlllaee to practico law, was
born ln 1812, in the house now occupied by Dr.
sumner rutnara. mr. nrown s intiier ana
mother were two of tbe orlginal eevonteen
membera ot the first Concreeational church
formed ln Montpelier of which Rev. Chester
wrigut, grandlatber ol J. i-dwnrd Wrlgbt,
Mits. Lohaine W. Rikkb. mother-In-law of
Colonei R. R. Rlker and now eighty-five years
old, retalns a remarkable degree of vlgor for
one of her ace. Havlnt; entlrelv recovered
from her recent serious illness, she Is now able
to do n consldernble amount of housework, to
go nbout among the neighbors and even to
take extended walks in the vlcinity ot her
home, wbile she gives but little evidence of
tne numoer ot ner seari.
All who are wllllng to contrlbute flowers
for Memorlal day are requested to leave thera
at the resldence of Mrs. Lnther Nowcomb, ns
early as posslble on tbe morning of that day.
Friday, May 30. A full notlce of tbe Decora
tlon day progrnmmo wlll be glven next week
The ladles' lloral comralttee will meet at Mrs
Lutber Newcomb'a next week Thursday fore
noon, at ten o'clock, to make arrangements for
uio oiemoriai aay aecorations.
Our people wlll soon be afforded an opnor
tunlty to contrlbbte for the support of the
Montpelier cornet bnnd, whlch hns begun the
work of the season In such a commendable
mnnner. Until now it has been self-support
ing, and that by tbe contributions of Its mem
berB. This, In addition to the tlme whlch they
must necessarily glve, is more than should be
expected from thera. In order to preserve the
organlzitlon the leader must be retalned, and
It is princlimlly wlth this object ln vlew that
tbe subscrlptlon paper Is started. Tbe work,
wblch is a meritorious one, ls ln elllclent hands
nnd sbould meet wlth much encourngement,
The Hsters havo completed thelr labors ahd
flled the abstracts ot the grand list In the town
clerk's ofllce last Thursday. Tbe footlngs are
as iouows: ueai eauue, .Msu.uae.so; personai
properiy, i.u.'a.iwj.iii; numoer ol polla, "JI2
total Ut. S2.033.437 93: wbole amount of de:
ductlons on account of debts owinz. 3075.558.-
90. Thellstshows n galn of $19,390 57 over
la9t year which is very satisfactory. Mr. Ban
croft refnsed to slgn the 11st and recorded hls
reason as iouows: reiuse to algn tbls 11st,
aa I am of the oplnlon that the bank Btock, la
not appralsed in nccordance wlth the oath I
took to appralse property nt lta true value in
money. u ue t. uancuoft.
LiSTof letters uncalled forat Montpelier post
offlce, May 17, 1881 : Ladles Mra. J. D. Andrews,
Mra. hmlly Cbamoeau. Mrs. Marion E. Cbase
MIss Mary J. Downlng, Mrs. Dalla Fitzgerald,
Mlsa Ktta E. II111, MIss Katle McCarty, Mra
Mary Morrlll. Mias Carrle Normandv. Mrx.
Georgo M. Noble, Mlsa Sue F. Pope (2), MIss
may u wneeier, oiiss Margaret welsb, MIss
Maud Welllngton. Gentlemen Jean Bantlste
Labana, W. J. Clarke, C. W. Carter, Cllnton
uuwning, a. u. iMUionn, warren liarlow,
Jlm Hlll, Joseph Moose. Jo. Mclntosh, Rev.
Wllllam Matthews, G. II. Porter (2), Willle
i'urney, u. Y. Wolholm. Partles applylng for
any of the above must sav " ndvertlsed " and
glve the date. J, S. Peck, Postmaster.
Thk continued 'ralns of the past few dayB
caused tbe accumulatlon of a conslderabla
amount of water in a hollow whlch extended
entlrely across Elm street n short dlstance
aoove tbe jall. On elther aldo of this puddle
someone, wlth an evldent tendency toward the
nuiuorous, nna some aegree oi orlglnallty,
erected two elgns sllghtly different ln wordlng,
but convevlnr; the lnformation that " Shontln?
trnpplng nnd fihiDg on these nretnlses nre
strictly problblted.' The cautiou eeems to
have been heeded, ns we cnn ilnd no record of
nny one ot tnose crlmea havlncr been commltted
" on these premlses." We have no doubt tbat
game and risli wlll Increase rnt dlv and multl
ply, in tbls sectlon, if the street commlssloner
aoesn i interiere. t
Thk commtttee on nrranirements for tho
fonrth of July celebratlon, nnuounce tbat there
la every prospect that tbe event wlll be a great
nuuxan. h is inougiu uac i.uuu can 00
raisea to aeiray tne expense. Two tblngs we
understxnd aro declded upon; n balloon ascen
aion, and a grand aispiny oi nre-works. Num
erous otber means of celebratlon oftor tliera
aelves, auch as n band tournament. ureman
muster, races of all klnds. assemblinc of mlll
tary organizationa, etc., and it Is qulte Ukely
tbat Bomo of theso may be used. All dependa
on ine zoai ana coniriuutiona 01 our cltlzena,
whose Interest ln the event la rnnldlv lncreax.
Ing. Montpelier haa been Indifferent to tbls
matter lone enoucb. Let this vear be memor-
able among ua for lta glorloua celebratlon of
Camilla Uitao, tbe celebrated vlollnlst. sud
ported by a vocallst, a planUt nnd a reader.
wlll glve n graud concert nt Capltal hall next
frlday evenlng. Latmlla Urso Is well and fa.
vorably known to Montpelier people, nnd she
wlll doubtloss be greeted by a large audience.
The Boston Journal Bays: "Nothlug could
excol Camilla Urso'a performance ln sklll,
craco. and dellcacv. Iler nerfect command
over tho vlolln wna nover made more npparent
mau in uie long serioj 01 atmcuit runa nnd
truia wlilcb occurred townrd tlie close ot th
Beethoven concerto. Tbrougbout the wholo
Ftece was played wlth the most exqulslte effect.
n tbe aoftest )aBsagea the dellcate crlsp notes
fell like falry footsteps, Her renderlng of tbls
cornposiuon, asiue irom everytuing eise, would
entltlo her to thevervhlgbestpralse ns anartlst.
At tho concluslon of the nleco she wasrecalln
no lesa tban threo times, whlch lacertalnly
Boiuuuuug more inau common lor 111 0 unue
monstratlvo Bostonlana." Tlcketa fllty centa,
reservcd Bcats acventy-flve ccnts, For salo nt
Wilmam Gltnn. formarlv In tho emnlov
t C. II. Cross & Son. haa tnvented nnd iat-
ented n very ingenious ronchino for ctit
tlng bar candy, or nny klnd of confectlon
ery cut on the mnrble. By moaus of n crank
nnd geara n comblnntion of knlvea nnd disca la
run over tne candy niter it bas been ponred
upon the marble. and in n few mlnutea n hun
dred ponnd batch Is ncntly cut Into bara of
unuorm aize, witn niceiy trimmed edges. iiy
the uso of Mr. Glynn'a machlno n boy wlll do
tho work of two men wlth the old band rolllng
pln, do lt ln fnr better shape and without
waste. The machlno ln oporation nt the
bakery yesterdny waa built by Mr. C. T. Sabln
nnd was tho flrst one constructed. Its opera
tlon wns a cratltvlnir success and Mr. Glvnn ls
to be congratulnted on tho per tec tion of an In
ventlon that sbould mnke hls fortune.
IN tesnonse to a call nubllshed ln the vlllaze
papera last week, a cltizon's meetlng wna held
nt Capltal bnll on Wednesdny evenlng, to con
Blder the ndvlsablllty of n publlc celebratlon,
tbls year, 01 tne lourtu 01 July. A. J Slbley
was elected chnlrman ot the meetlng and W.
W. Prescott, secretnry. Motlon waa made by
Captaln A. A. Mead that the day bo pub-
llcly celebrated and tho same was unanlmoua-
ly agreed to. iteraarks were made by uaptam
Mead and T. C. Phlnney and theso were follow
ed by n motlon from W. A. Lord that a com
ralttee of nlne bo nppolnted by the chnlr to
make preparations for a celebratlon. Tbe mo
tlon beine carried, tbe cbair nppolnted aa aucb
committee: T. C. Phlnney, A. A. Mead, C. II.
Fnller, L. P. Gloason, II. C. Webster, Colllns
Blakely F. W. Morse, John L. Tuttle and L.
Bart Cross. The appointments wero nccepted
nnd on motlon tho meetlng ndjourned.
Last Wednosday evenlng tho new armory
skatlng rlnk was formally opened tothe publlc,
nnd nearly three hundred persona were present.
since tuen lt nns Deon open eacn evenlng, ana
the fasclnatlon seoms to incroase. Every
means Is used by the managers to make the
Btiort eniovablo nnd preserve perfect order.
Kules nnd reguintlons, posted ln vnrlous parts
of the rlnk, have been rigldly enforced, even to
tue lorcime expuiston 01 aome wno uave ueen
lnclined to dlsorderly conduct. The company
lina Vtann mn aalnnt M,nn nn a stmtlrl Avnnnf
ua,i ucuu utuio obiuvib iiiiau uuo vuuiu cju(Vi
nnd will be kept bo. The unexpected domnna
lor 8pnco maKes lt necessary tbat tbe Bltatin
surfaco be enlarged. and tbla improvement wl
soon be made. The baud will be Innttendance
Wednesdny and Saturday evenlnga of each
weeic, lor tue present, nnd aa soon ns tne sua
ters ncauire a snfllcient degree ot proliclency,
"bonbon partles wlll De arrangea, nnd otber
ot the numeroua nttractiona anproprlato to
such placea. To-nlght a party of beginnera ls
expected Irom waterbury and tbo company
wlll be somewhat eelect. Messra. Ilart Brothera
have been to much expanse in atartlng a rlnk.
nnd nro now meetlng with the success which
they justly deserve.
A verv serious nccldent occurred at the nlat
incahoDaot Fisher& Colton Monday afternoon
&ome ot ine men naa been repairing Bome ueit-
lng ana tbe vlctlm 01 tbe acciaent, f rea lieacu,
was stlll engaged ln 1113 work at an emery
wbeei wben one 01 tue men was orderod to eo
and ahut down the gate, that the belting mlght
be readjuated. The emery wbeei at whlch
lieacu waa worKing was warranted 10 run at
the rate of from twenty-five to twenty-eight
hundred revolntlona per rolnute, and nad been
run aa bieh aa three thousand. The water be-
ing bigh, the gate was only partly open
Throngh some misunderstanding, the man who
waa ordered to close the same dld exactly the
reverse, ana opened it. ine speea 01 tne
wheel was Increased to between forty-ilve
hundred and fivo thousand revolutions per
minute and lt burst into tbree pieces. One of
these struck Beach on the ton of tho head.
crusbing In his skull. The euect of the blow
was transmitted to the cerebellum nnd through
the splnal column to tho whole body, complete-
ly parniyzingaeverai 01 tne essenttai organs.
Dr. W. 1). Reld was anmmoned, nnd aa soon
ns posslble tbe man waa taken to bls bome on
East Liberty street. Ile recovered consclous-
ness for about an hour on Tuesday morning
after whlch he passed agaln into a comatoso
state. A council of physicians has been held
to consider the case, It wns believed nt last
accounts that Beach could not live many honra.
A wife and three amall children wero depond.
ent upon him for Bupport, and to them the
amiction la a grievoua one.
Colonel Joiin C. Stkarns atarted for Cbl-
cago Thursday. to be eone a month Mrs
Lloyd B. Hess of Centerville, Mlch., with her
two sons, is visltlng her aister, Mra. Hlram
Pierce. .. .Captaln L. A. Abbott, who recently
went to uenver, uoi,, to 100k niter some prop
erty ln tbat vlcinity, wlll soon return to Mont
peller. . . . Rev. Mr. illncks and Rev. Mr. Ilazen
of Northfield excbaneed pulnlts on Snndav last.
... .ReV. J. II. Illncks has been choaen by Post
Urooks, urand Army ot tne uepubllc, to 0111
ciate ns tbelr cbanlaln on Memorlal dav. . . .
Herbert B. Pitkin ls clerking ln the drug store
ot F. II. l!ascom....Mrs. C. D. Matlior came
from Boston last week. She expecta to return
to the clty the last of this week, accompanled
uy uer sister, oitss baran lueid... .ueorge A,
Knapp has finlshed his engngeraent wlth D. L
Fuller & Son, and bas been placed ln cbarge of
tbe commercial department 01 bls latlier
harness-makini; estnblishment Mrs. J. V,
Babock abd Mrs. A. C. Vail left yesterday for
Minneapolts, whither they go to vlslt tbelr ais
ter, Mra. C. F. Fullerton. They expect to be
nosent soverai weeka a. J. auurtiett, f.q.,
is ln Windsor, in attendance upon tho United
States circult court.
Professor IIadlky has recelved n new Knabe
grnnd plano. It waa placed ln the chapel
Puofebsor Bisiioi' occupied the pulplt of
ltov.ai. u. jump, at unrungton, last aunday.
Tim faculty havo choaen the followincr oer
Bona to take part in the prize speaklng : Messra'
Uickford, Katon, Hlllery, Reynolds and Sar.
gent. flusses uicKioru, uannon, uaven, Jew-
eit ana weooer.
Last Frlday afternoon tbe Goddard Semlnary
boya and our nlne attemnted a game ot ball.
Four lnulugs were played, tbe score standlng
eight to seven ln fnvor ot our boys, when tbelr
cntcher recelved a foul ball in the nose, and the
gamo was postponea.
Thf. followlng ouestion wns discnssed in
lyceum last Friday evenlng: Jtetolveil, that
uio nne arta uave eievatea manktna more tnan
tbe discoveriea of sclence. Afllrmative, Gosa
ana uonaiason; negauve, i.eazer ana sargent.
ine question waa aeciaed ln tue alurmatlve.
Cabot, J. II. Damon and family havo re
turned to Mlchigan, where they have been
spending tne past two years wlth thelr son
J. P. Patteraon has moved on to hls farm at
hast Cabot. ...Hugh Everett haa rented and
moved on to the Lance place. He intends aoon
to bulld on Elm street Aaa B. Mack, from
iuih wvfUt utva euKogeu iu tue cuuimission uubi-
nesa ln Sornerville. Maaa MIss E. L. Gerry
goes tbla week, wlth her Btock of gooda, to
Ornnge, Mass., where she la to engage in tbe
mlllinery business. .. ,W. L. Atklna ehoared
from a three-years-old buck last week nineteen
pounds nnd bix ounces ot unwnshed wool. We
doubt lt aa much wool was ever shoared from
a sheep ln tbls town before. . . .Decoratlon day,
Mav 30th. ls to be obaorved wlth oroner eier.
clsea, undertbe dlrectlonof Merrill Post, Grand
Army of the Republlc. ' Cltlzena in ceueral
are invlted to attend. Ladles nre requested to
brlng bouquetaaud wreatha to the committee
nt urana Army naii, at ten o clock a, m. Tbe
addresa la to bo dellvored by Frank Plumley,
nltsficld. V. A. Jonea haa returned from
Boston. . . .The ault ot Godfrey Sumner agalnst
Georgo Ilerry, for decelt In tbe aale of n cow,
resulted ln a verdlct of ten dollara and costs
for bumner. . . , Dr. IIowo la havlng a new car
riuge imiit, in wuicb to vlslt tbe alllicted...
The " New Hat" nnd " Ralnbow" Brlgado ran
a raco tbrough our streeta last week. Tbe
"Bow" came out ahead In number, bnt tbe
"Hat" took tbe caltoou brilllancy of color and
dlverslty uf atylea. Surely our mllllnera must
uave poen uusy. ,. . The lntest contrlbutlon to
J. w. urecorv a collectlon wna made bv C. V
Joslln a petrlfledmudturtle welghlng oighteen
ixjunus....waitsueid aympaiuizea witu war
ren ln tho losa by death ot one of her most
Buccessful toachera. and wlth Mr. nnd Mra. J.
L. Tlllotson in tho losa ot a dutiful and lovlng
daughter. ...Mrs. Andrew Long dled on the
iotu instant. Tbe tunerai took place tho fol-
Ycrrnont Stnto Sows.
Haiinim's ntlvcrtlslng cnr wlll bo In Rutland
Tiik Koulnox mountnln. Mnnchcstcr. was
covorcd wlth snow Frlday morning.
Osoaii Uitow.v. nn old nnd much-rcspccted
Rutlnnder, wna crushed by thocnta Thursday.
Tiin vlllngo tnistocaof Rutland havo Imposod
llccnso of $25 n week on tho local sknting
Tiik Addison county renubllcan conventlon
Istobohcld ln Middlebury Inimcdlatcly nfter
A HMAi.r. Rtcnmer. nccommodntlne BBventy-
flvo pcoiilo. ls to bo put on Willoughby lako
Thk dwclllnir nnd barn of R. B. Goodcll nt
Morristown, havo bccn burncd. Losa $2,500;
artinuy lnsured. ,
Fahnhworth & Co. s woolen mlll nt Snx-
ton's Rlver vl'lngo Is receiving n large addition
nnd now mnchlnery.
Thk hlstorv of Odd Followshlp In Vermont,
:oniDlled bv Hcnry Clark of Rntlnnd, ls soon
to bo Issucd from tbo press.
Alfhed Knait. n Brandon farmer. was
kllled Frlday ovenlng by hls liorso falling on
him, whllo drawlug a load of wood.
Mits. IlAitVF.r, n Charleston lady, was taken
wlth tho " noso bleod," contlniilng several
hours, lowing her nttcrly prostratcd.
R. BntciiAitD. n Middlebury dealcr in drucs
nnd mcdlclncs, haa had liis stock nttn'-hed nnd
storo closed. Tho assets oxceed the Hablllties.
Joski'H St. Lawrrnck. n Rutland cigar.
mnker nbout twenty yoirs old, fell Into a West
Kutlaud marmo quarry aunaay nna was Kiueu.
Tm: crand Hst of St. Albans foots up $31,-
352.04, only S2.823.G7 lcss than tho 11st ot 1883.
Tho polls nro flfty-sovcn lcss than ono ycarngo.
E. A. IIasseltink of Bristol, n nromlnent
man and cxtcnslve fnrmer, was seriousiy in
urcd on Friday by n barn door falling upon
Tiin selcctmcn of Brandon off cr n prizo of
$50 for tho rcst desicn of n soldiers monu-
ment, to bo submltted to them beforo the 10th
The resput fnilures in New York citv affect
somo St. Albans partles to a consldernble ex-
tent, nnd ln ono cao nt least cnuscs great in
Aliikut MYr.ns. cmnloycd in James Mc-
Cumber's saw mill ln North Pownal, had ono
of his anns sawcd off on Friday nftcrivjon by
a circuiar eaw.
The firm of Jono Lninson & Co.. of Wlud
who Buspcndcu operntlons lat August,
havo hrrangcd with thoir credltors, nnd the
lactory wlll uo running in n lew uays.
J. S. Fui.LF.n's house and out-bulldlngs, 00
ctvjiled by Thomas Moore, nbout two mlles
north of Putney vlllage, wero burned wlth
thcir contonta Tbnrsday. Loss $1,200.
Nkakly all of tho dogs in Brattleboro havo
been sick with n dlstcmuer which aenously af.
lects tlio eves and is nccompmiea witn icver.
Somo vnluable anlmals havo dled from tho
Tm: mother of Illram Button. who is livins
with licr grandson, Harlow Button, in List
Swanton, Is iu her nluety-fourth year, and has
dcscendants of the illth gcuerntlon Uving
Wiiile Edwin Baker of Rockingham was
drnwinc manure the horsca bccame unmin-
ngcable, tbrew him to tho ground, and the
heavily loaded cart passed over him, bruiing
Thk Middleburv nost-ofllco was robbed
Thursday nigutof'from $30 to$50 worth of
stamns. nrobablv bv nrofcssionals. An unsuc-
cesslul atteinpt waa maue to ureaK into ine
siie, wnicu contninea ne.iny at.uuu in suimps
The ncticn brought by the truste's of tho
boutbeastcrn ral'roaa acainst t,eori:o w. lien
dee, receiver of tho iusolvent Vermont Na
tional bank. has bccn diatnissed bv Judci
Mathiow of Montreal, whu decldcs tbnt bo has
Tiik old half-way house between Bennington
nnd Wilmington, in tbe eastern part 01 ood
ford, whlch wns ono of tho bcst hotc!s ou tho
road lu " lour-m-bauil stiieo uavs. years aeo(
was destroyed by fire by nn Incendiary'a
matcli n lew nlgbts since.
Thk Fnll Mountnln Paper Corapnny of llel
lows Fnlls will soon begln building another
larso brick paper mill on tbe site ot tbe pres
ent large wood working building callcd tho
company s rso. 1, tue tenants 01 wuicn nnvo rc-
ccirca uoiico 01 aomouuon.
The report comes from Florida that Heather
island hns been sold for 5100,000 to n syndlcte
of capitalists, prominent nmong whom nro ex
Governor Honice Falrbanks and Ilon. Franklin
Falrbanks of St. Johnsbnry and Francls B.
Knowles of Worcester, Mass.
Thk postmaster nt Rutland is tryingto gct
tho freo delivery systcm for that vlllage. Tho
vlllage trustces, to meet the requiremcnts of
tho government, wlll, in viow 01 tbls, immo
diatcly reuumber, Bystematlcnlly, tho cntiro
vlllage and put up new street slgns.
The nssessed valuation of Burlington for tbo
pre-ent year is $7,289,131. This is n gain over
last year of $342,458. Thero haa been n galn
of $100,340 In personai property nnd of $177,
318 In real properiy. In polls, too, there has
been n gain of nearly fifteen per cent.
Colonel II. Jil, Roiif.rt, dctalled by the
Bccrctary of war to Inspect the breakwater nt
Burlington, recently wreckcd In a gale, bas
mado an investigation. He found the wholo
Routhcrn halt in bid condltion, nnd estimated
tbe probable cost of repaira at about $30,000.
Frank Howard, who a short tlme ago wns
arrested near Conkllngsville, Saratogn county,
N. Y., for tho alleged robbory of n post-olllco
in Vermont, and who escnpod from odlcers
nearBurlitigton.by jumpiug from a car wlndow,
wm hcon nt Conkllugsville, N. Y., last weok.
Mussus. Lovki.l S: Gill of Sprlngfleld
shlpped from Churlostown, N, H,, forKoarnoy,
Neb,, 011 Tuesday of last week three hundred
and fifty fino-wool merino bucks. Two doublo
deckcr st ick cars wero fitted oxpressly for tho
trip, nnd ho arraugcd tbat only fivo shccp stand
in a compnrtmeut.
Thk New York and Now England Box Mnn-ufai-tiirer.s'
Assoclation held its annual meetlng
nt Burlington last week. About a dozen
iirms wero rcpresented who nre consumers of
nbout 300,000,000 feet of lumber per yoir.
They report thelr business ns good, nnd tbo
prospocta for tho comiug year very oncourng.
Ing, but the supply ot stock Is sborc.
Wili.iam GiLESof Chester, who ran away
nnd bas not been heard from since tbe dlsap.
pcaranco of bU brother Iloraco Giles' liorso
from his Windham homo last Marcli, which
was Bold In Spriugfiold, is now wanted for the
nllcged forgcry of four notes tbat havo just
como to ilght agalnst Androw Blodgett ot
Weston, which young Giles bnd sold to dlf
Thk wlll of tho Into J. N. Hnwley of Vor
gcnnes, lenves nll bls property to his wife dur
lng her llfo. Hnlfof tlie property wlll go to
the CouRregatlonul church nt her death, but
tho reslduo bIio m ty dispo-o ot ns she wisbes.
Mrs. llawloy is namod executrlx, nnd ns tbero
la n good deal of rcal ostato iu Colorndo, includ
iug a cattlo ranclio, sbo is Ukely to havo n somo
wliat nrduous experionce.
Thk St. Johnsbnry ncademy studcnts voted
for presldcntlal candidates rocently. Tho rlght
ol voting was oxtondcd to tho ladies ns well ns
gcutlemon Speecbes wero mado fnvorlng tho
nomlnatiou of Atthur, Edmuuds, Tildou nnd
Cloveland, nfter which tbo school voted. Tho
rcsult wns that Edmunds recelved one hundred
nnd aixty-BOvcn out of two hundred nnd
twenty-four votcs, nnd wns declarod nomlnntod.
Mrs. Saiiah A Davis of Richford nttompted
sulcido Tuesday ovenlng, tho 13th, by hnnglng.
She wns ln her room up stnirs.nnd took a shcot
nnd tied 0110 end ot lt to tlie bed post nnd tbo
other eutl she fnstened arouud licr ncck. This
ilonc. sbo noxt throwlicrseltoutof tbo window,
but foitunatoly tbo sheet gavo nwny nnd sbo
fell to the ground, but escuped Injury. Slio
liaa been lusnno for n week, and thlnks sho is
coming to wnut.
Misa Katik HURI.HERT, n hlghly rcspectod
Bennington girl, la to bo marrlotl tbla weok to
n gentloman from Moutnun, whom sho liud
nover bcoii until ho camo ou n few d lys ngo
for tho purioso of mnrrying her. Thoy had
been lntroduced by letter by relatlvos of MIss
Ilurlbert. who knew tho voune mnn nnd liln
fnmily well, nnd tho young poiple fell In love
with each other tbrough corrcspondenco by
mall, nnd both wero well satlsfled ou seclng
S. M. Glkason. receiver of tho Vermont
Mlnlng Company, Is ordered by tho coutt to
soll nll tho company'a property in Vershire nnd
nnd nll tbnt of Ely Ely-Goddnrd nnd Cazln.
Tbo property comprlsca nbout twclve hundred
ncres ot lnnd. wlth mlnes, oro beds nnd bulld
lngs, nnd tlio mcumbrnnccs nro to bo nttnchcd
to tbo procceds of tlio snle ln tbo same order
tliut they now gtnnd on tho pronetty. Tho
litlgation Is expected to bo Bpccdlly Bcttled
nfter tho aale.
A memento of tho enrlv dava of Middle
bury collego hns been presented to tho mu-
seum. it is tnougbt to bo tbo oldcst prlnted
circuiar known of tbnt Instltutlon. It is a
commcnccmcnt ball tlcket of the flrst grad
untlng clnss, in 1802, when Aaron Pctty con
stltutcd tho wholo clnss. Among the other
mnnagera was Wnltor Chnpln, nftcrwnrda a
distlngulshcd prcnchcr, nnd Hcnry, an of
Nnthanlel Chlpiuan, who becamo jtidge of the
unitcu auites court m Micnigan.
Thk mnrble, companies of Rutland n.av taxes
upon $1,990,714 In tlio nggregnto, npportloned ns
followa: Vermont mnrblo company, $1,140,
900; Sheldon & Sons, $405,390; Columbinn
mnroio company, jsiau.auu; uipioy aons,
824; GilBon & Woodfin. $100,000; Dors'tmarble
company, $51,050; Alblon marble company,
S25,800; West Rutland mnrblo company,
$11,200; Barden & Co., $5150; Esparauz mar
ble company, $1400. Besides tho above there
is nt least jfiuu.uuu oxempt irom tnxntlon, ns
being now qunrrles nnd mllls, etc.
Thkre wn3 n nnrrow escnpo from a terrlble
nccident nt Mrs. John T. Drew's house in Bur
lington, recently. A boarder had just vncated
his room, nnd ln maklng the usunl clcarln up
uireo large bucks 01 glant powder were lound.
No ono knew, however, what it wns, nnd the
little glrl proposcd throwing it Into the stove.
Mrs. Drow nssented, but suggested tlint lt
would bo well to wnlt until ccrtnln other tblngs
wero tione. ibeso nccomplislied, Mra Drew
wns on the point of tossing tho explosivo Into
the stovo, when, fortuately enough, a tclegram
was recelved from tho boarder, glving a cau
tion abont tlie glant powder. There wsa a
sufTlclcnt quantlty of the terrlble, explosivo to
blow up ncnrly tho wholo fifth wnrd, nnd had
tne tclegram been only a few moments bo
latcd tlicro certnlnly would havo been n drend-
In tho summer of 1837 thero wns a run on tho
old St. Albans bnnk. Tho dire.'tors iu some wny
got " wind " that Boston partles were coming up
witn consiuerauio paper to try nna crowa tnem.
Tho icller of tho bnnk, Ileury Wells, in com
pany with Colonel Ilell. who wns t that tlme
n St Albans boy, stnrt-d tho evenlng previous
to the " run " with n lu tibcr box wagon, nnd
went to Burlington, rcachlng tlie clty nt mid
night; Htid after some dolny found the presi
dent nnl cnsbier of tho Burlington bnnk, of
whom they borrowed a sufllcient amount of
casli to meet nll dcm inds tho next mqrning.
Tlie money torrowed (whlch was nll ln sllver)
filled six kcg-". wlilch were nalled np tlght and
thrown into" tlio wngon nnd carried to St. Al
bans, nrrivlng one hour beforo bnnking hours.
Tho Boston partles wero on band that morn
ing nnd presented thelr paper, whlch was
promptly piid, much to thcir surprise. The
depositors in tho county, who were frightened,
drow out thelr money, but coiilidence was ro
stored In a few days, and the bank waa stronger
than over before in the estimntion of the peo
Enst montpelier. Mra Mnhnla Nelson,
widnw of the lnte Mlles Templeton, dled at the
resldence of ber son-ln-lnw, Lyman Ormsbee,
Thursday, May 8th. Mra. Templeton had
reached the ndvanced age of eighty-three years,
and was apparently ln as good health as usual
ThnrBday, till about nine o'clock in the even
lng, when ber heavy breathlng called the at
tention of the family. She was fonnd ln an
unconscioua state, and remained bo till a little
past eleven o'clock, when ahe explred. Tbe
funeral wna beld at the house the followlng
Sunday, Rev. T. P. Frost of Montpelier ofllci-
ating J. G. Putnam, who moved to Iowa
some slxteen years ago, haa been ln town,
visltlng frlends and relatlves. ne has a good
word for hls western home for, at the tlme, of
his removal, he was In poor health, hardly ex
pectlng tollvea year, and now, at the ageof
seventy-three, he ls erect as a boy and ln tbe
best ol health. Hls oldest son, Abrahnm, owns
"a little farm" onttbere.of nbout ten hundred
ncrea. Another son, Isaac, was a lieutenant ln
tbe army, nnd dled durlng the wnr, lf we re
member arieht, nnd tbe yoongest son is Dr.
Jacob Putnam ot Rutland. Wtt nre glad that
the " father ot tho patrlarchs" finds some well
f reserved old people among hls relatlves bere.
Ie mentions one lady wbo, at the age of
elghty-five, reads fine wrlting withont the ald
ot spectacles Mr. and Mrs. Will Cleveland
are rejoicing over nnother addition to tbelr
family. It ls a glrl tbls tlme nnd makes the
even hnlf dozen, doesn't lt?....Mr. Cndy has
sold soverai organs in town and left some on
trial....Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Ormsbee have
been visltlng their daughter In Warren. They
returned Sunday, and report qnite n enow
storm there last Friday.... Mr. and Mra. Sam
uel Sciibner, who have been spending the
past week wlth frlends and relatlves here,
started for thelr home in Hardwick Monday
morning. ...S. W. Arms rode out last Thurs
day, for the first tlme since bls slcknesa....
The recent heavy ralns have glven vegetatlon
agood tart....The "On the Stalra clrcle"
wlll meet with the Misses Peck, Tuesday, the
27th. . . .George Ilenry Clark and Etta Bennett
were married last Wednesday. We wlsh them
much happlnesa and n long nnd prosperoua llfe.
... .The conrt long pendlng between Eri Morse
and Mr. Perry of Cabot came off last Saturday,
proving Mr. Morse tbe successful party....
Dlphtberitlo aore throata nre preyalent at the
Center.. .11. B. Wood ward nnd aon commenced
work on Mra. Ilibbard'a house last Monday,
Marshfield. Taylor O. Parker haa rented
rooms ln Barre ot Mra. Natkanlel Wllson, and
moves bls family there this week Oakley
Meader has arranged a tenement in thtf old
paint Bhop, and haa moved into It... .BurtM.
Sbepard, solo cornet ln our band, haa taken an
engagement with Professor E. E. Smlth of
Nasbun, N. II., to play cornet wlth hlm at
Jackson, near Upper Butlett, the coming sea
son. He leaves for Nashua next week, remaln
lng wlth the band to fulfil thelr engagement
nt Worcester Decorntlon dny Edson York
goes to Barre to work this season at carpontor
ing, wlth hia nephew, John York. . . .L. T. Kln
ney started last Snturday for Massachnsetts, to
look after his lumber interests The flsher-
men have been on tbe rampage the past few
days, their luck being some good, aome bad,
and aome indifferent Wo understand Dr.
Paker bas been llconsed as agent for tbe sale
ot llquors for tho comiug year Eugene Kld
der is very low at present, and la expected
to livo but n slioit tlme. Hls condltion la a
very sad one Our band hold forth next
Saturday nlght, in n promenade concert nt
Meader'a hall, wben the usual motlona of
marching and counter-marchlng will bo at-
tended to ln good order Rev. J. D. Bailey
preached last Sunday morning on the sale of
Josoph by hia brethren into bondage, wlth lta
attending lesaona and warnlngs. It waa an
Interestlng dtscourse nnd attentlvely listened
to by hls audience Last Satnrday was a
cold, raw day, the hlgh lands being covered
wlth anow ln the morning, and remalnlng so
until lnte ln the forenoon. . . .Ou account of re
cent ralns, plantlng Is unusually behlndband.
Worcester. Tbore wlll be unlon eorvlce
next Sunday at the Methodlst church. Rov,
Mr. Howard will dellver a memorlal sermon,
preparatory to Decoratlon day exerclsea. Tbe
Grand Army boya wlll be present in a body. . . .
Decoratlon day wlll be observed hero on tho
30th, Tbe servlces atthe Lewis yard, so-called,
wlll commence nt balf-past ten, servlces at tbo
Congregatlonal church at halt-paat one, where
George W. Wing, Esq,, of Montpelier, will de
llver the oratlon, nfter whlch the processlon
will be formed on the commou ln front ot the
church, ln tbe followlng order: Marshfield
cornet band, school children, Plumley lodge
Good Templnrs, Sons ot Veterans, Hall post
Grand Army, commanded by Commander Wll
son. Tbellneot tnarch wlll be to the cemetery,
where tbe usual aervlcos will be performed.
Fornitdrk. Don't tail to vlslt Paine's ware
rooras at manutactory, 48 Canal street, the next
tlme you nre in Boston.