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VERMONT AYATCIIMAN & STATJ3 JOTTUNAL, AVEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2(5, J887.
I'llh nml Polnt.
Thr Alnskn t'ree 1'rtti Is nutliotlty for tlio
Htntomont tliat tlioro nro llvo mnstodons ln
A wkm,-known clcrgymnn 1ms notlcod
tlmt clmrlty nlwiiyM gots eold ln tlio chiirchos
wliou controvorsy gots liot. Tribunc.
A Miciuoan glrl who chnsod n robbor
wltli u pltchfork nml mado lilm drop lits
hooty 1 snld to bo ovcrrtin wltli ndinlrers,
A Nkw Yoiuc hotel clerk bonsts tlint liu
lins 81,500 wortli of clothcs glven lilm ovory
year for scndlng customora to a ccrtiiln storo.
In moat casos olio good turn dosorvcs
anothor, but wltli tlio buckwhcat cnko on
tlio grlddlo ono turn ls onough. fprlnulicld
Loitn Samsiiouv 1ms bcon
crty ln London tlint hns been
lii lils fninliy
for eoneratlons. Tlio snles
Tiik Uoston J'ilot snys tlmt ln tlio llttlo
snnnufncturlug town of Sponcer, Mnss,, ont
of a popillntlon of 8,f00 tlioro nro ovor 0,000
At tlio nntl-povorty fair ln New York tlio
voto stood ns follows: For Georgo, !I77j
lllnlno, !IL; 11111, lG'Ji Oox, liO; l'owdorly,
30; Clovcland, 2'J.
A Nitw Jkhskv farinor lias sot lils lioy np
ln tlio boot-blneklng Vmslnoss. In tlils wny
tlio old man liinkes lmy whllo tlio son
slilnos. Yonkcrs Stuletman,
Amono tlio glfts lntoly presontod to l'rtncn
IllHinarok wns nn liiuiicnsoly lnasslvo nnd
lieavy wrltliig-desk iniulo of cnuiiou.balls,
Hcnt lilm by nn Kngllsh ndinlrcr.
Tiik full lianio of an Kngllsh newspapor
)s as follows; Tlie Lnunceston Kzamlner,
Commerciitl, Ayrlexdtural Adverlislny Adver
tiscr. Cornwall Chroniclc and Thnes.
Lono nnd nnrrow pockct-books for woinen
nro tlio lntest fnslilou ln tlint llno. Mnn,
pnrtlcnlarly fnthcrs, wlll contlnuo to cnrr.y
tlio short, fat wallots. Pliiladclphia Call.
Tiik Riiperlntondiiiit of n New Vork lu
nntio hospltal deelnres tlmt onrly rising ls a
iicriilcloiiH luililt, nnd ono whlch, if perslstcd
in, docs lnucli to lnjuro tlio inontnl licnlth.
TiikuhI.s ono good thlng nbout nsult nt lnw.
Onopnrtygcts judgnient nnd tlio otlicr nc
qulres oxporleneo; so tliero ls no ronson why
botb sldos sliould not bo satisfled. lloston
WilK.v tlio glrl who 1ms oncourngcd n
young mnti for sovornl yoars snddonly tulls
lilm tlint slio can nover bo moro tlinn n sls
ter to lilm lio cnii for tlio llrst tlmo seo tlio
frockles on lior noso. Chicayo Saturday
A Roonvili.k school-teacher liad a great
denl of troublo inakiiig n boy iinderstand
lils losson. Flnnlly.liowover, hosuceeeded,
nnd, drawlng n long brontli, roninrkcd: " If
lt wnsn't for mo you would bo tlio blggcst
donkoy lu Hoonvillo." Louisville Timcs.
Tiik wondorful progrcss of tlio nlnetoonth
century ls illustrated by tlio fnct tlint a
growlng poplnr treo mny bo cutdown, nindo
into pnper and tiirnod otit ns n nowspaper,
which mny contnln n oontinentnl liu tlint
will dcfeat a grent polltical caiulidate all
in tlilrty-six Iiours.
" Mv dear," sald a gushing young wlfo to
licr pructical lmsbnnd, " wlmtdotliose wnll
ing, sighing Octobur wlnds reinlnd you of?"
" i'lioy remind nie of tlio fnct," lio replled,
somowliat sndly, " tlint I bnvo got to nr
rnngo ln somo wny for a winter's stock of
coal. "Htrcr's liazar.
At a recont montiiiK of tlio liondon An
tbropoloRical Instltuto I)r. GoorRo Harloy
souglit to provo tlmt tlio conditlons wliicli
liavo lncreascd man's comfort nnd stlnui-
Inted lils mental faoultlos liavo losscned lils
vitallty aud recuporativo powers, luakliiR
lilm moro iiablo to latal injuries.
A man named Gllbert is sald to liavo
walked and run from Paris to UouloRno, 1W5
mlles, ln tltlrty-slx consecutlvo Iiours. It
is supposed tlint lils now wlfo liad told lilm
tliat slio expccted lier motlior tlmt nfternoon.
and tlint slio would po nnd mako somo bls-
cults for tca. lonkers btatcsman.
Josei'H I'lkw, who niurdered tlio Diin
liani famlly last. Kobruary for monoy, was
sentenced at Kosciusco, Ind., to nlnuty
nino ycars' iiiiprisonment. l'lew ourscd
tho jury fcarfully, on heariiiK tlio verdict,
nnd snid ho would rntlier bo lmnped. Un
less Plow tnkcs pood cnro of liimsolf ho wlll
linrdly outlivo lils term.
" You complnln of lmvinc to pay your
pastor's salary," sald nn old niiller. " I
will pay itfor you, nnd you shnll not fccl It."
At tho ond of tho yenr ho brought in n re
ceint ln full for the salarv from tho pastor,
and then ho explnlned: ' I dld it by tnltiiiu
a llttlo toll when you sent your grnin to my
mlll, and l took so llttlo tlint nono of you
fclt lt. You seo liow onsily tlio pastor can
uo paid." ueltnmus tleruui.
IiAitNUM lndeed wns tho first showman in
thls city tliat advertiscd llborally, nnd this
pnvo tho niusfiiim n hnndsomo stnrt; nnd
now, nfter a hnlf century of oxpcrlence, his
ndvico to nll business inen is: "Advortiso
llborally nnd it wlll nhvnys brliiR n rlch re
turn." Ifn hns spent iu tho nKcrcRiito
nearly 1,000,000 in this maniier, hut ho
now has $3,000,000 to show for it; and,
reador. does not thls look llko a payingln
vestmont? New York Lctter.
TllR 7.nnltb nf !lsnrnnn vn ronplio.d liv
nn nilvertisliiK acent who vlsited Iiiddeford,
Maino, tho otlicr day. After dccorntiiiR n
liitjh bonrd-fonco wltli lPRondsrelntinK to his
iiarticular wnrcs he stoppod into tho rond to
..I 1.4 1
treos in n neichborini; cnrdon mther ile-
trnctcd from tho elToct. ho coolly stenned
ovcr and lei;aii to cut theni down wltli nn
axo ho took from his whkoii. Tho owncr
arrived on tho sceno just in senson to savo
Tiik Chicnco Mail hns lcnnu'd tliat nn
enterprislii man in ChlcnRo jiroposcs to
procurotln boxesjust lnrRo uiiourIi to hold
nn ordinary sandwlch, n ploco of jiio, a tln.sk
ofcoffeo and a Chlncso napkin. Ho will
illl a llRht whkoii with theni nnd ntncortnln
hour tho liinch hour wlll doliver to his
patrons n box nnd contonts, for tho suni of
lifteen cents. Ho snys his schemo is work-
Hic nnd tlint uo uns sccurcd ovor ;;oo sul)
scribers on Stato nnd Dearborn strcots. As
rapidly as hisbusinuss incroases ho will put
on moro wnRons.
Tiik wlfo of a country minlstor sat ln tho
front porch nieiidinc clothes. A nciKlihor
stepped in for a friondly chat. A basket
half full of buttons was on tho lloor of tho
porrh. Tho visitor snid: "You socm to bo
well supplicd wltli buttons, Mrs. Goodwin.
5Iy Rraclousl lf thero aln't two of tlio Hiimo
buttons tliat lny husbnnd had last winlor on
n sultl" " Iiidci'dl" snld tho mlnistor's
wlfo, calmly. " I'm surprlsed to hoar It, as
all llieso imttoiiH wero lomitl ln tho contrl
Imtlon-box. What, mustyoiiKO? 'Well, bo
Niiro aud call aRaln,'
Ilu. Waiuikn G. I'niKST of St. houls de-
nouiiccs tho idea tlmt chowinR ruiii ls an
ald to diKOStion. HoHays: " Any well.ln
formcd physioloKist. wlll dony this at onco,
ChewliiK Riini prodnces n llow of salivn Into
tho stoinaeh at a tlmo when It is not nccdcd
by tliat orpan. This sallva burdmis tho
stomnch and forces it to nbnormal action to
cnt rid of lt, and at tho snmo tlme tho snllvary
clands aro rohbt'il of tho secrotioii and
ohliced to do donblo work to produoo tho
snllvn neccssary for mastication nnd dlRos
tion. Sofnrns tho stomucli ls concorned,
cliuwliiK Rum is ns injiirious ns chowiiiR
A man of curious tnstcs. whom tho Gasrta
culls " n futuro Itossl," has bcon niakinR
tlio round of the hospitals ln St. I'otcrslmrij
in order to " seo liow pcoiiln dlo." Ho in-
(Uiired of tho diueront nhvsicians whethor
tliey liad nny patlonts on tlio ovo of deuth,
nml when ho receivcd an alllrmatlvo re
ply bopRed leavo to bo allowed to stanil at
tho bedsldo durlnp tlio dyinp inommits. Ho
sald tlmt ho was uducatliiR himsulf for tho
Htapu, and undorstood tliat botb Balvini and
Hossl liad inado a point of " studylnp tlio
naturo of doath from tho llfo," As tho man
was tliorouplily IntolliRont anu ovidently
Kiino tho straiiRo reijuest was prantnd in
hoiiio of tlio hosnitalH, althouch rofused
in others. Ho luvnrinhly mndo inqulrles
into tho inonns of tho decoased, and ln cases
whoro tho dead persons woro poor Hont a
presont to tlio uinsioiK. raii jHtu uaxelte.
"I had stono lu tho hladdor aud gravel ln
tho Uldneys. I)r. David Kennedy's Fuvor-
lio neinedy disintepruted tlie stono uud de
llvered mo from lt. I nui now well. I
Nlinuld lnug npo hnvo been six feet iiuder
tlie sod if I had not takoii Dr. Kennedy's
Favorlto Remedy," 1). J). Uoay, Ltbanon
Sprtnyi, N. Y. l'rlco 81. Send n two-ceiit
Htamp to Dr. Konnedy, Roudout, N. Y., for
liis nook on kldiiey, nver uud lilood dls-
orders. Montloii tlils paper.
A ukunio.v of Hiirvlvliic inemhors of Cotn.
pnny O, Slxth Vormont Voluntcois, wns
liold nt Witltdfloltl on Snturdny, Oetobor lntb.
Tho comimny, lnclmlliiR recrults, tiiiinbured
nbout two liiindrcd moinbors. Slxty of
this liuinbor nro knowu to bo HvliiR, nnd
of theso twcnty-slx responded to tho roll
cnll. Thoso olllcors woro choson for tho on
suiiip yoar; I'rosldont, 0. K. HpaiiltllnR of
Warren; vlco-president, 1), K. Itoyden of
Townsond; secrotnry, W. M. StroiiR of
Wnltsllold, 1). K. Doydon wns nuthorlzod
to correspond wltli tho othnr compnnlcs of
tho Slxth ItcRiliiont in ropnrd to holdiiiR n
rcpiinontnl reuiilon noxt yenr. Oaplaln V.
II. H. Hnll of Oliolsea, Horaoo lt. llrlpps of
Northfield. K. L. Sinlth of llnrro. F. A.
Trask of Ilelliel and 1). C. Holt of tore-
town wero choson n cominltteo to declilo
upon tho dato and locatlon of tho company
retiuiuu noxt year and tlio soerotary was ln-
Htructcd to notlfy tho stirvlvliiR meinbcrs of
tlio decislon of tliocoinuilttoo.
Tiik twnntv.fourlh nniiunl reuiilon of tho
Vormont Onfcors' Socielv was lield nt Ilrnt-
tleboro OetoberlSth. Tho followliiRofllcers
woro olecled; I'resldent, Colonol E. 11. Hlp
ley; vlco-prcsldonts, 55, M. Mansuraud V. S.
Strauahaii; secrotnry, Fred K. Smlth;
trcnsurer, L. G. KiiiRsley. Colonol Gporpo
W. Hookor took u rontrlbullon of 5518
to defrnv tlio curront oxpenses of tho
soclcty. In tho evenliiR n lniRO audU
enco nsscmbled in tho rlnk to hear
tlio addrcss of ox-Governor IiOiiR of
Stassacliusotts. Tlio snoakor roforrcd lo
Gonerals Stannnrd nml Lopan cspeclally,
and tho vory mentlon of thelr immcs ollcited
rounds of applauso. Tho addrcss was tho
lliicst niodiietlon. nnrliaps, ovcr civon to a
slinilar ntidlenco in Vermont nnd was oflen
intcrrnptcd wltli loud oxpresslons of favor.
lirlel addresses wero maiio ny i.iovernor
Ormsbee. ox-Governor I'limree. Meittcnant-
governor Fuller, Judpe Vea.ey, Gencral
Steplien Tliomas, iiencrai urnur, uoioncl
Clarko, .Tudco Tyler, ox-Oovcrnor Karnham
nnd others, nnd n letter wns read from Son
ntor Kdmunds. Kurtheroxereises wero hnd
nt tlio rlnk, followed by n Rrund collntlon,
wltli miisicnl ct ci'terns nt tho I'liilhnrmonlo
rooins nnil Odd I''cllows' hall adjulnlnp. Tho
next meelliiR of tlio soclcty Is lo bo held
at Montpelier duriiig tho sesslon of tho lepls
laturo in 1888.
Tiik flfteenth nnnual reuiilon of tho First
Vermont Cavalry Hcplmcnt was hold at
llrattlelioro ilonday, uctolier litli, wltli
about flfty cnvnlrymen prcsent. Tho fol
lowliiR olllcors wero elected: l'rcsident,
U. 1 Htono; vlce-presltleiits, l 11. JIu-
conilier, M. St. Gcrmnin, ,1. W. Oordon, M.
M. Wlicolcr, A. u, Harlier, K. U. Furr, W.
II. Hcldcn, .Tosenh Ouertin. II. 15. I'ctteli-
plll. Will F. Lewis, C. H. Cornell, OeorRO
C. Lewis and Kupeno Conslgney; secretary,
11. u. wneeier; trcnsurer, w. li. ureen
lcaf; oxeeutlvo cominltteo, C. P. Stono, II.
O. Wheelcr and W. i. Grecnlcaf. An In
tercstiiiR pnper wns read by Jiimes llarrctt
on tho scrvico of tho repluiptit. General
Custcr's farcwcll ordcr totho Thlrd Cavnlry
Dlvlslon, Issued nt Appotnnttox. wns rend
and placcd on lllo. Ouneral Wells and Cap-
tain btrnnnnnn mauo reporis ot tueir visir
totho batlle-llcld of Gcttvsburp. Wllllam
Wells, F. S. Stranahan and II. O. Whceler
wero apnointed to renrescnt tlio cavalry be
foro tho moiiiimeut commissloncrs. Ad-
drcsses wiiro niado by ox-Governor Hol
brook aud Ijieiitenant-i'overiior Fuller.
Ilon. Warren Olbbs pavo an inlercstinp nc-
count ot lils rapturu at Ilauks' retreat and
of his oxperieiico on Ilello Islo. IIo also
pavo a praphlo description of General Ashby
and General Stonewall Jackson as ho saw
theni whllo a nrisoner. Twentv inembers
of tho rcRinieiit lolned tho soclety. Ad-
journed to meet on tho day prcccdiiiR tlio
omcors reuiilon next year and at tlio samo
Stntc Sundny-Scliool CoiivciiUon.
Tho tcntli aniiual convention of tlio Ver
mont Sunday-school Association was held
in West Randolph October 10-21. Tho
procecdinps opened with n service of sonp,
coiuiuctel ny rrolessor anerwin oi tlio llos
ton Couservatory. Ucv. G. A. Smith, pas
tor oi tlie uantlst cliurcu at t. Aliinns.
pavo nn nddress, tnklnp for his subiect
lte.scuo nnd Scrlntiiro work in bundnv-
scnool leaclilmr. U. JU. Lamson ot bt,
loiinsimry read a nanor on " nooks nml tlio
Art of Iteadlup." The sesslon Thursday
inorninc onened with dovotional services.
coiulucted liv Itev. lt. (J. IJrlsko or Derliv.
louowed oy tliu addrcss ot weleomo uy llev.
I. II. 1'lerco ot tlio liaptlstclnircli.to wliicli
rcsponso was made by I'resldent L. It. Lord.
Itev. u. 11. Uelievolso ot Keene. II
spoko on the work of tho Sunday-seliool.
Wllllam itcvnouis of I'corla. 111.. and llov
W. T. I'eters of West Randolph spoke on
internatlonal work. In the afternoon
1'rofessor SlicrwiiiRavoan addrcss on " Tho
Aim, Scope and ltesponslbilltie.s of Sunday
scliool Work," wliicli was dlvided as fol
lows: First, not n substituto for home rell
pious trainliiR; second, not for preaebinp
service; third, not a substituto for tlio other
rellplous meetiiiRs of tho church. The aim
is: First, to brim: souls to Christ: second,
to bulld souls in Christ; third, to promoto
general moral and relipious culturo. The
scopo: Any ono wlio nccds to know moro of
tho Word of God, or needs to be broupht to
Christ or hnvo Christlan cliaracter rounded
out tofullness, is wlthln the scopo of Sunday
scliool work. Thereforo the responsibility
of such work is upon tho church. Itev. A.
li. Cooper of Springlleld spoke on " liow
Shnll We SeciiroSniritualPowerin Sundnv-
school WorkV" Mrs. Mnry K. I'urplo of
oodstock spoke on "Tenipernnco Work in
tlio Sumlny-school." After remnrksby Will.
iam Koynolds on the snmo subji'ct, l'ro
fessor Shcrwiii conductcd the question
drawer exercises. In the ovenlng there was
a special song service, a talk by Mr. Ilcy
nolds on " Sowing tlio Secd " and an ad
drcss by liev. Dr. Hawes of IturllnRton on
uutlcs oi I'arents and Teac hcrs to Chi -
dren." Tho business sessiou wns held Fri-
day. The reports of tho secretary and
treasurer showed sallsfactorv rcsults. Itev.
J. II. ISabbitt's statisticnl renort was of
niuch inlercst. Ollicers wero electcil ns
follows: l'rcsident, liev. .1. A. 1'lerco of
West Randolph; vlce-presidcnts, Rov. N. W.
Wilder of Newbury and Rev. Moscs Kidder
of Woodstock; correspondlnp sccretnry nnd
ireasurer, w. A. uecring oi iiiiriingion;
rccordlng secretary, Rev. J. II. Iiabbltt of
Swanton; assistant secretary, L. II. Lewis of
Hyde I'ark; execulivoconiinittee, Rev. L. O.
Sherburne of Swanton, Rov. W. F. I'eters
nf West Randolph, Rov. George A. Smlth of
St. Albans, Rov. .T. L. Sewall of Milton and
ltov. v. H. I'erklns of Lvndon Ccnter. Tlio
customary rcsoliitions wero adopted. Tho
subsi'ciuent procecdinps wero a report of
statistlenl work in Chittenden county, by
Rev. J. L. Sewall of Milton; nn nddress on
"Henring nnd Tenchlnp," hy Rov. C. S.
I'erkins of Lyndon, aud a paper by Rev. R.
Morgan on " The Masler Use of tho Word."
An address by Willlani Reynolds and parl-
iiip words by Rev. V. M. Hardy closed nn
InterestiiiR uud succcssful conventloii.
Attention, Vermont Olllcors.
Every ono who has visitcd tho state-houso
at Montpullur has noticed tho largo franies
containlnp photograph portralts of tho
ollicers of tho Vermont reglinenls in tlio wnr
ior mo umon. tiio collcction wliicli tlius
oxlsts was tho rcsult of nn effort mado nt
tho closo of tho wnr by Adlutnnt-genorai
1'. T. Wusliburii, who hopecl aud expccted
iuus 10 preservo a iikcness oi ovory ver
mont olllcer. Tlio lcgislaturo cordinlly np
provcd thls purposo nnd by formal resolu-
tlon rcquested tho ollicers (or their frlends.
if they wero not Ilving) to send Ihelr curff
(c visite lo tuo adiuiant-peneral for per-
netual nreservatlon ln tho can tol. Mnnv
dld so, but moro dld not attend to tho
matter at tlio tlmu, uud as tlio years liavo
passed tho reiuest has bcon forgotten.
Adjutnnt-Rencrul I'eck Is now iiiakliip a
insi tiuori io nrocuro tuo inissing porirnn-s
At his rcqucst wo priut below a list of
ollicers whoso nortrails (of cnrffj c vliltc
sl.e) liavo not been obtuiued. To thls list
wo cull tlio atientiou ot nll tlio ollicers
unmed lu It, or of their frlends, lf they nro
tleud nml pono, nnd wo cnrncstly rcuiiest
them to procuro uud seud to tlie ndjiitaut-
generai'H oincc, ni jiionipener, as hoou as
posslblo, thodeslred photopraphs, If iu auy
caso tho olllcer Is deud and his plcturo cau
not bo obtaiiied. lils frieuds aro rcuuested to
notlfy the adjutaiit-gouerul's oillco of thu
faet. In all oiher cases tho prampt sciuttnu
of the portrults wlll be a favor lo tho ndju-taut-genernl,
aud to tho publlc, for whoso
benellt alono tho collectlon ls mado. Wlll
thoy not attend to thls mntter, and tlmt
wlthoutdelay?- Frccl'rcss. Tho 11st roferrod
to ls ho loug tlmt wo cuiiuot jiosslbly Hnd
npaco for lt, hut a copy can bo procitrcd of
Adjiiinni-Ronnrai i'uck nmi ono mny uo
Hccn nt thls oillco.
Tho couiitry nowMpnper of to-dny is n vory
dllTeront nffalr from wliat it was a few
ycars ago. Tho llrst lnnovatlon upon the
publieatlnn of tlio country papcrs at homo
wns " tho pntent onlsldo "tlmt ls, n pnper
publlshcd ono half in Chlcngo or somo otlicr
clty nnd tlio rcmnltider in tho town whoro
lt clnlined to be Issued. Theso " pntent out
sides " woro furnlshed to tho owner of tho
country pnper ns chcnply as ho eould lmy
tlio wnito paper ou wiueii no liad iieeu iu
tlio hnblt of nriiitliip hl nuwspnper. They
savcd hlm hnlf tho cost of puhlicntion nnd n
prcnt donl of labor ln preparlng nmttor for
tlio prlntcr. liut tlio " palont outsido "
was not n country nowspnper. It eould not
Iu its llinlted spaco clvo olther tho nows or
tho ndvortlsoineiits Its pntrons wnnted, nnd
thoy wero Rottlng Into dlsfnvor, when u
new dovlco wns slnrted. Thls ls " tho
plate-prlntcd matter," Ono or moro ostab
llshments ln the country aro maklng plates
of varlous lcngths and wldths to llt tho col
umiis of tho country papcrs, wliicli conlnln,
ns a rulo, somo lnuiie rending matter, nnd
tho papors aro lmylng them instcad of se
lectlnp from other pajiers Hiiltnblo oxtrncts
or Rlvinp tlio letters and vlows of tho peo-
plo of tlio nelRliliorliood. Tlioro may pos
slbly bo u little savlng mado both ln tho
cost nnd labor of lssulng a nowspnper by
using theso plntes, but tlio pnper loses ln in
lluenco and standlnp moro tlmn It gnlns In
liioney and easo. Tho country papor beforo
tlio ndvent oi llieso devices wns a nowor in
tho sectlon wliero It wns prluted. l'roperly
cdlted, as most of them wero, it not only
pnvo tho nows of tho dny nnd tho wcek, but
nlso gnvo the opinlons of proinlnent inen ln
tlio uelRliliorliood, c.ltlicr in comiuunicntions
or through othor metliods, wltli oxtrncts
from tho lendlng pnpers of tho country.
Now It prlnts in theso ))lnles mntter of no
posslblo Interest to Its reuders. Tho coun
try paper should go back to its primitlvo
metliods. It mny cost moro to " set up "
the paper at home, but It wlll bo a bettor
pnper ono tlmt Its reuders wlll apprcciato
moro highly and tlmt will lnold publio
oplnlon as ln formor tlmes. Wathinulon
ItiMiil iilscenccs of a l'lircnoloisf .
Tho vcteran phrenologlst of Vcrniotit, and
perhaps New Knglaud ns well, has now gouo
from lils work, nt ovcr soventy yrars of npo,
wltli a reeord of hnlf a ccntury's service.
Ile wns ln mnnv iiuccr circiiinstauciis and
tlio vlm and vivaeliy of many colossnl iokes.
Onco, in tho nortliern part ot Newllanip-
shire, hogavo lils llrst lecturo in tliat pmco
lu the vlllage hall, iiiteuillnp to follow the
dlscourso, if satisfnctory, with n serlcs of
them. At the closo of his rcmnrks n fellow
ln ono comer inquired, with somo dlspluy of
tenicritj'.whethcr the spenlKT would consent
to belnpbllndfolded uud perforni a publlc
examlnntlon of a head on tho followlnp oven
lng. Tho professor replled in tho alllrmattvu
aud tlio man remarked, with a snort:
" Waal, ef your goin' ter rcsk your prollts in
thls town on tliat head termorrer yon'll
eomc out tnrinn tmnr. 111 bctcbcr." Tho
meetiug ndjourned nnd tho next nlpht
the room wns crowded with pooplu from
all nrounil, nnxiousiy nwniniiR lo seo
the selenco nnd Its cxponent riso or
full ln tho trlul. Tho fullow who hnd
challenged the professor llnnly refused
to 8ii v niivthing about whoso head
was to bo exanilned, only tlmt ho
had a fellow comlnc, and when tho
professor had been bllndfolded tliat fel
low wlio was n notorloiis llnr walked
up and seated bimself, aud tho audicnce
wnlted with abatcd brcalh. After fecliup
of tlio subject'.s head for a few moinents aud
tellinp somo qualitles ln general, tho exam
iiier Htonnfld. " Do you llnd nny peculinr
faciiltv? iniinired u man on the frontseat.
Tlio lilirenologlst lowered his head a little
nnd sald: " I will nut deny tliat I do. If
you liavo nstory tlmt has oome nut spriny poor
pive it to thls man and lio wlll lat lt up.'
Tho entlmslasm tliat supplcinentcd thls
diiiRiiosis of chaructcr wns inlense nnd tho
nlluir pave n full bouso ovory cvcning there
after. At another tlme tho professor stayed
ovcr liiclit at a hotel wliero Larape, Ver-
niont's most noted murderer afterward.
was also. Tlio professor left qulto eurly in
tho mornlnp, and whllo his team wns being
brought uround Lnl'npe's cronles went
wltli a rush to get lilm out of bed ln tlmo
to liavo his head exninliied. Ho camo
down hurrieilly and prullly swearing about
not linvititr tlmo to nut lils boots on. Tho
professor clapped lils bnnd on this subject's
liend, and turulng to lils lavorltos, remarked,
" lio wlll dlo wltli lils uoois on n iney
aro lacklng now." Tho plirasu " die
wltli his boots on " was not then
so eominoii as it ls now, and lt was
not until Lal'age swung from the gallows
wltli a leather solc. if no other. tlmt tho
s urnlneant remnrk wns nnpreclated. ln Mas-
sacnusetts tlie prolessor louiid tuo preaicst
dellclency in tho buuip of order. There was
a vacuum of about thls size: A good church
leacon took a cow un to fattcn in his bum
and let lier stnrvo to denth. Ho nttended
Is nieetinii. but eiitirelv forpot his cow.
AL'aln n minlstor wns rcceivinir u dolluoa-
lon ol lils c inraeter nnd a vory superior
iut somewhat vnin head was discovered.
To test his scleneo tliat is, to tell whethor
the man was really valn.nndtosee whetlier
tlmt vanit v hnd hcen sanctitlcd ho was told
tlmt ho hnd grent powcr of praynr. Tho
irood clerlcal ueutluman strnlplitcned up,
winked npprnvingly nnd joined tho verdict
thus: " Tliut's corrcct. nrofessor. perfectly
orrect: I can nmv to a dot. U.b.Annis.
ln St. Albans Messcnyer.
The vust nuniber of slories tlint hnvo been
prlnted iu regard to tho two Stnins nnd
their ussocintes, endcnvoring to connect
them not only with tho Doxter bank robbery
but nlso with nearly all tho mysterious miir-
ders and Imrplarles tlmt liavo occurreu in
New Knizlanirdlirlni' tlio nast lifteen years,
aro liecominp confusing. It is ovident tliat
little conlidenco can be put ln the words of
tho younger Stnln. Hnmiuond nnd Stcele,
wliom younp Htnin snid nis iuinor niur
dered. nro shown to liavo dicd natiiral
deaths. As to tho Mcssengerinurder, tliero
is vory llttlo ground to connect tho elder
Stain wltli it. Tlio saine may bosald nf many
of the other crlnies lald at lils door. Tho
ehlerStaln and Cromwell hada prellniinary
hearinp nt Dexier, Maino, Saturday. It
was s lown t nat tne two inen woro iu iex-
tcr on tho day of tho bank ulTiilr. Tho
nllciii'il confession of Cromwell to n con-
fei eralo t ti.it lio aud biaili klilcd linrrou
wns put ln ovldenco. and tho prisoners wero
held to awalt tne action oi ino grand jury.
Tiik nrinclnal rolianco of tho counsel for
tho Chlcngo unarchlsts seems to bo upon
tlie ndnilsslons of a juror tlmt ho had read
tlio newsnaners. and tliat, thouph ho be-
llevcd ho eould ronder nn iinpartlal verdict
uixm tho evidenco, lio wns preluillced
npalust tho prisoners. It ls claimed tliat In
cnnseiiuoncu of the acccptaneo of thls iuror.
nnd ono or two othor errors of liko impor
tunce, tho conviction wns " without duo
nroccss of lnw." nnd thereforo ln vlolatlon
of tho fourtccntli nmendiuent. Itis upon thls
ground tlmt tho Intervention of the fcderal
cnurts ls askcd.
Tiik Montrcal Gazcttc tells of a very ln-
teresting ovont at tho villago of L'Assonin
tlon recentlv tho llko of whlch hns proli-
nblv novor been wltnessed beforo when
tweutv vonernblo eounloa joined in a cclo.
brntlon of thelr polden weddlnp. Ono of
tho counlcs had been mnrried soventy yeurs,
ono sixtv.llvo yeurs, ono slxty-ono years.
ono tifty-niuo yenrs, threo llfl.y-seven, ono
llfty-slx, ono llfty-llve, four llfty-four, ono
tlfty-threo, threo llfly-two, two llfty-ono nnd
ono flfty yenrs. All tho partlcs nro of French
Chahi.ks G. FiiANCKLVNof Now York city,
formerly tho ngent of tlio Ciiunrd llno in
that eitv. has been nrrosted nnd lodped ln
Ludlow Htreet jall in defnult of S.IOO.OIXI
bail. Ho ls chnrped wltli wrongfully con-
vertliiL' to his own nso SIl.fXKl.OOO. I'resl
dent Onrlle'ld dled nt Fniiicklyn's cottage nt
Two familles. uamed Russell nnd Riim-
boldt, hnvo, after greut exortions, escnped
tlio semi-stnrvutlon of Larbrador iuul
reached Monlreal. Tho story they tell of
llfo iu Labrador Is very palnful. Tho peo-
jtlo uro lu a stato oi Kemi-sinrvuiiou.
Woodman, Tuuk & Go., hcnvy drj-goods
deulers ot l'urtlaud. Mulno, liavo suspemled.
Thelr llabllitles aro plncod nt about 8:),000.
CONTINtlKn K1IOM Klllflr l'Ann.)
S. Tliurber lias gono to Massnchusetts wltli
a drovn of cnttlo. . Cvrns Smlth hns his
houso nearly completed nnd oxpccts to oc
cupy lt soon, Solou Smlth has cnuglit
elglit loxcs tlils lall, oliu ot tliem ueliiR a
heautlful sllvor-gray. .Tciinlo Ilartlott
nnd Knto Ilowlcs of Ooddiird Semlnary
spont Snturday and Siinday iu town.
Miss Maiiy Vj. Kdson fdnuuhtcrof tlio Into
Mr. Klljah Hdson), who hns been Hvlng In
Lowell, Muss., for somo years iiast, wns ro
contly umrrlcd to Mr. Cllftou Llttlo of tliat
stato nml wlll lienceforth restilo lu lloston.
Mlss Knitna L. Alnsworth wcnf. West
on Tnestlny last. lier homo wlll lm in
Mlssourl Vulloy, lown. Frank God-
frey has beeu ollcred a largo udvnncooii tho
iirico pabl for tho " Wldow Wahlo placo,"
Imt refuscs to sell. It Is ono of tlio
best locnted ln tho vlllngo. 1 Mrs. Al
vnro Wobster Is convnlesceiit. C. C.
ltnrnes. a voteran canvassor. hin. wltli lils
son Frank, been worklng hereabouts of lato.
Hllsha K. ilurnham shows a blnck
raspberry vluo of thls ycar's prowth that
mensures nenrly or qulto thlrtcen feet in
longtli. Is tliero not a pood Hold hcro in
town for somo ono who will grow snmll
frults on n lurgo sculo? llenry l'oolo,
who has tho kuack ot makiiiR llno thiiiRs
wltli cdged tonis, lias just put tlio llnlslilnR
touch to lils homo hulldlugs, maklng tho
placo ono of tho prctttcst iu our villago.
A reccnt vlsit to tlio (iiiarrv nc hili-
liorhood revcnled tho faet tlmt somo forty to
lifty inen nro employcd just now lu quarry
Inp Rrnnlto ln our town. , IHruin Dex
tcr, who came up hero to his old homo last
week from Martha's Vlnoyard, Mass.,
seems very feehle. Ho walks liko ono who
Is near tho ond of llfo's journey. Wo
ncar tuo enteriainuieiit piveu nern not lonp
ago by tho boy orator, Rnlph llltiRlinm, well
spokeu of. His Itupersotiatioii of nn old
man oi n ccrtain tvno ls snid to liavo heen
cnpltnl. Mrs. Dr. 0. W. McClcurn,
wo ucnr, is soou lo loiu lier imsnnud ln
Urbanu. 111. Georeo W. Tllcston.
grnndson of tho luto Darlus l'rldo, Ksq., who
hns hccn iiiaiiiifacturlug Hour iu Faribault,
.Mimi., lias arranged tor tlie liiilldiug of
inllls In St. Cloud, Miun., and wlll uiovo to
that )laco. Tho body of Mrs. Lucretla
Ferry was taken to North Hyde l'urk for
burlal last wcek. lt was accompanlcd by
hcr brothcr, .luson Johnson. : Mrs.
Murcnrct Storv of Detrolt. Mlch.. who hns
Iieeu hero somo weeks wltli hcr niece, Mrs.
Normaii G. Davls, left for wontworth,
N. II.. lnst wcek. Her stay hero was de-
lightful for her frlends. Frcd Ilruce,
son-In-law of tho lato Rev. D.inlel Fiold,
lias just been granted a dlvorco in nshlng
ton county, nfter two attempts liad failed in
Orange county to put nsunder wlmt hnd
been lolned togetncr. wnitney Himoy
of Winooski last Fiiday vlsited his son
George, wlio is in the emplov nf J. K.
Lviu o. .Mr. Slbley ls compelled ny ill
healtli to try southern Californla, whlther
he is about to go. Wo liavo just hnd
tho pleasuro o hearinp read somo part of a
letter from nn old nnd well-known ox-rcsl-
dent of tlils nhice. whoso last vears aro
belng spent iu another statc. Ho keeps
up an acquumtanco wnn inis piaco uirgeiy
throupli tho Watchman and sccms to re-
tatu a llveiy interest in it. no iiait " noped
to llvo to seo arallroad tliroiiph hero." Ho
lias fclt, ns so innny of his tnwnsinen hnvo
dnue, tlint it wns, by fraud tho placo was
not glven it when the Central wns llrst
bullt. Hut bo hns llvcd long cnougli to
know tlint tho wrong ls ln .somo mens-
ure to bo righlcd yet. lo cncourago
tho locatlon of Rranite-shops hero wo
liavo lieard tho siipgestlou of calling a
town lneetiug to secure, if mny lio, the
tempornry oxcinption from taxation of
nnv llrnis who will eome hero. This nnd
inorc is belnp olTerccl elsowhero to imluco
the cnmiiip of such tlrms. Some of our com
petition was rather unlooked.forand a llttlo
hard to mcet, but it must be met nnd
nmtched by somo nienns. Our towns-folk
tulk ns if they wero rendy for the fray.
: With tho exccntion ol ono rainy day
last week. work was pro-ieeuted vlporously
on tho railroad. It ls a matter for mtieh re
grct that tho heautlful pleco of wnpnn rond
from near tho old Carr liousoto tlio liarrollno
niiist be plven up on account of tho rail
road. It wlll be movcd furtlier west on to
tho meadow, but bercftof thoshndothnthns
lonp mndo it so wclcoino ln suminer nnd nll
else tlint has mado it Involy at all times of
tho vear. Wi iam 11. Viallof tho Cen
tral Vermont railroad has boupht of John
Clark wlmt has been knowu as tlio llmo
klln placo. Tho prico said to liavo been
pald is an ndvanco of slxty-six nnd two
thirds per cent upon tho appralsal by our
listers last year. Tlie placo contalns a bed
of niurl sald to bo ono of tho best in tlie
statc, coiitalning, as it does, a very larpo
per cent of lime. wo liopo tlio purcliaser
may brinp buck lo llfo tlio business of luaiiu
facturiii" llino hero. Mrs. C. C. llarncs
was suinmoned by telegrnph on Frlday last
to Erie, I'cnii. lier brother, Dr. .Tohn Fllnt,
son of our lato townsinan, Warren Fllnt,
wns sullering from liemorrhnpo at the noso
and his llfo despalrcd of. Rev. F. W.
Hainblln wentto Nortli ilyilo l'urk to at
tend the funeral of Mrs. Lucretla Ferry on
Frlday last. A body buried nenrly
sixtv yenrs ugo in the West Hill ccnietery
has latclv been removed. l'ortions of the
colllu, thought to bo of blrch, wero quito
well prescrved, though not lmving been
enclosed in a box. A hoard was found on
wliicli tho initlals and age f t'lu deceased
wero marked wltli bra.is ualls, somo of
wliicli wero very bright. . Somo of our
towns-folk willsurcly be glad to avail theui
selvcs of oxciirslon rutes for the round
trlp to Iioston next Mor.day. They will
bo allowed elght days ln whieh to returu.
(iraiit Templeton lias gono to.Massa-
ehusetls to llvo. Mr. Warren l'oolo
slowly falls aud there seems but llttlo pros
ncct of recovcry. Wo liavo beforo
ltcinized facts concerniug some of our lady
ucquaintunces who liavo been linanclally
succcssful in tho work of nursinp the sick.
It mav be to some a matter of interest to
learu wlmt pay professional nmlenurses get
liercahotits. Wonro told In Ilarro that thelr
services aro In good demanil. At the prcs
ent tlme ono yoting man from out of tho
pluco Is gottlng twenty cents au hour, day
jind night, tliero. He wants but nbout four
Iiours out of twcnty-four for rest, nnd thus
gets St per dny and noard, ol courso.
Wlll Veazoy, so lonp iu tho employ
of II. D. Abhott, has gono to I'rovidenco,
R. I., to work for Georgo Calef. J. S.
Culllns. a vcteran stone-cutter of llarro, ls
nt work ou the grauito fouudatlon of Rico
Davenport s liuuse. 1 lio railroad sur-
vevors uro stlll at work in tho Oulf. :
Wo nro told tuai ono oi tuo leaiung grauiio
inen hereaiiouis lias oiiered to net a largo
sum tliat any railroad to the quarries will
start from Williamstown. .Mrs. John
Wheatloy of Ilrooklleld has conio to rcsldo
ior tlio present witn ner son, isumner
Tiik scholars of tho villago schools- pavo
an entertalnment last week to pay for perl
odlcnls on thelr reuling-tublo. Kd
Stafford hns gono to lloston to romain
through tho winter. Mr. nnd Mrs
Dauiel Skluuer uro expccted homo from
thelr western trlp this week. Clnrence
Colley and Itosa Twoinbly wero mnrried
last Wcdnesdny. : E. E. StalTord Is iu
lloston thls wcek.
It is snid that O, E. Graham ls to cnt up
lils meudow in the furk of tho roads into
biillding lots, whlch ho wlll holl to thoso
who mav wlsh to nurchaso. Thls is a movo
lu tlio rlpht dlrcction, as heretofore great
tllllieiuiy nns oecn oxponenced ny peonlo
iu ni'ininiug ioih upon wuieu tn nuild.
, . Hev. II. W. Cuury of Gaysvlllo do
llvered his lectire on " l'ush " at tho Con-
prcpatlonal church last Weduesday ovon-
inp, Mr. Conry Is worthy n inueli larper
patronnpi iimn no roeelvod. : u
M, Clough seenn to recelvu moro tlmn
his sharo of uud liiek thls season. A few
weeks apo 1 e lost a vnluablo breedlnp mnro
uud last wpok an excoiieut cow
Charlcs H. Kidder boiiRht n buildlng lot
uiion Ittver street of A. J. Grnhnm last
week. uiion wliicli lio wlll bu d n dwel in
bouse ln tho snrinp. .' . Extonslvo nrena.
ratious nro belnit mndo for tho hall nt tho
Wllson Houso ou tlio OTOlilng of Novomher
Hh. . C. R. Noblu lias udvertlsed his
" Kcho Fann p.-operty :or salo at nuctlon
Afler n vacation ofoino weeks Knto
Camnhell reliirucd to Iiiif Tlneo lu the iui.it
olllce on Thursday. IVlla nml Mahol
Gllson, who liavo Isieu npnnllng sevoral
weeks wltli thelr unelos and nunts In thls
placo, rottirned to thelr homo ln Nyack,
N. Y.. nn Snturdny. Rov. Mr, Mcln
tlro of Gnysvlllo supnlled tho desk of tho
Unlversnllst church last Siinday. IIo wlll
prcaeh tliero ngnln next Suiiilny. 1 Mr.
0. II. Diittou, who Hiippllcs tlio pulplt of
tho Coiipregatlonnl church, oxcliaiiRcil wltli
Rov. W. F. I'eters of West Randolph lnst
Snnday. Hy n recont chnngo thero
wlll bo ono nnd oue.fourtli Iiours' noonliig
ln tho gruded seliool Insteml of ono hour.
' Tlie llro dlstrlct ls to ereet n hoso
houso on tho vncant lot near Hdson's block,
whoro tlio woodshed formerly stooil.
Mu. and Mns. Jacoii Smith aro boardlng
wltli their duuRhtcr, .Mrs. Frnnk Wlght.
Mr. Smlth Is In fcoblo lionlth. Mlss
Florouco Ilrooks of AVest Rnndolph wns ln
town ovor Stindny.
Tiik new cnrrlnge nnd blncksmlth shon,
sltunted next to tho covercd hrldpo ou Mnln
street nnd owned by W. 1J. Fny, was dis
covered to bo on (lro nt nbout hnff-pnst two
o'clock InstThursdny mornlng. Tliohulldlng
and nearly all Its contetits wero burned to tho
ground. Tho cuuso of tlio llro ls uuknown.
Loss 8;i,")00) Insured ln tho Vermont Miltual
for 81,200. Tho old passenger depot
has been moved across tho trnck. A new
ndditlou of thlrty feet Is to bo niinoxcd, tho
whole to bo used as n frelght depot. A new
brlck passenger depot, costlng aliout S12,000,
is to ho erected on tho slto of tlio old otie,
uud work Is now Iu progress on the foiinda
tion. A new sldo-track ls belng bullt and
tho maln llno is to ho moved.
Mns. O. S. Wiixky of Hnnover, N. II.,
was olccted to the oillco of worthy vlce-tem-plar
of tho Grand Lodgo of Vermont nt tho
uiinuul meeting recentlv held nt West Rnn
doljih. G. D. Smlth nnd wlfo left Tues
dny for Californla. Rov. Mr. Chnm
berlln went lo Hartford, Conn , on Monday
lo nttond tho ordinntlon of lils son-ln-luw,
Rev, Snmuel Roso, who ls to rcsldo ln
Forldn. Thero wlll bo a festlvnl nt tho
Steele chapel on Wcdiiesday eveulng, No
vemher 2d, to wliicli nll nro invlted.
Tho Whito Rlver Good Templnrs' Union
wlll hold Its next, meeting in thls vlllngo on
Frlday, Novcmber 4th.
Ximv I'lihllent iuns.
Amono lato publlcatlons of Cassell & Co.
are " Dead Man's Rock," a novel by a
wrller who hldes lils identlty bohind a sim
ple "Q.," "l'en I'ortralts of Lltcrary
Women," by Helen Ouy Cone nnd
Jeannetto L. Gllder, and Captnln Collln's
" Reinlnlscenccs of Yuehts aud Yachtlng."
Tiik pathetlc story of " Jack, the Flshor-
man," by Ellzabeth Stuart I'helns. lias been
piiblished iu a spccially neat nnd unlquo
ipiurio lorm, witn numerous iiiustrntlons
byC. W. Reed, hy Houghton, Mllllln &
Co., lloston. l'rlco llftv cents. Tho touch-
lup tnlo is well worthy of Its haudsomo
OUll LITTI.K MBS AND WOMKN COlne.S
ngnln with its twenty papes of stories and
plctures for yoiinpstcrs just beplnnliiR to
read for themselves. lt is as pood for its
use ns a palr of perfect skates and clear Ice
are for thelr uso. Chlhlreii oupht to have
as miicu titn ln learnlnp to read ns in lenrn
iuc toskato. D. Lothron Comnany. lloston.
will send n sninplo cony for llvo cents In
posiugo sinuips, unii iney pay gcncrousiy
for getting subscrlbers.
SciiKHKKAZADE. A novel by Florence
Warden. New York: D. Appleton & Co.
This Is a curious book, and tho sceiies aro
east ln uiipleasant places. Tho story is de-
cldediy seusatlonai, and as one oi tlio cliar-
acters iu the plot Is a notorloiis llguro ln the
world ot uisstpation lt ls not altogetlier
wholesomo reaillng. Tho hcroino ls n girl
who allects orientallsm to an Improhahlo
jxtent. Alter lier nasty marrlapo to a
young soldler mysterles begnn to thicken:
and hero is whoro so many things hnppen
wliicli nre ouite outsido tlie rnupo ol nroun-
Tiik Ethicai, iMronT uv Dauwinism. Hy
I'rofessor J. G. Schuriiian of Cornell Unl-
versitv. I'rico Sl.no. Charles Scrlbner's
Sons, Now York. Tlio object of this volume
ls to dlstlngnisli uetwecn scleneo aud specu
latlou iu the nppllcatlnn of Darwlnism If
morals. Whllo the autlior accepts as proven
the results of evolutlonary scleneo. wliero lt
deals with matter and llfo, lio recopnlzes
the ovil whlch has been caused by the
puesses that liavo been accepted alonp with
laets, nnd sunjects tuo etmcal tlieories tliat
are associated witn uarwinism io tue most
An oxaiuinatlon of the Illustrutctl T.ondon
Xews (American rcnrlnt) for October 2'.'d
will show the Enpllsh vlew of tho trial
yacht-raeo, illustrations ln connectlon with
tlio " btato ot lreland, "Onr llonie
less l'oor in St. Janies' I'ark at Mld-day,"
tho " lirltish Misslon to Morocco " and
i'Sketches on tho Rlver Conpo." "A
Slccplug Ileauty " rcpresents a handsonio
tlcer at rest. whllo " Chrl.stenlnp Siinday
presents Infancy surroutided by ndmlrurs,
Tho prico of tho nuniber, belng only ten
cents, places it withlu tho rcach of all.
Every nowadealer has it. Tho oillco of pub
llcation Is in tho l'otter buildlng, New
Littlk I'olly Ht.ATCiii.KY. Hy Franees
C. oparliawk. lllustrntcd. iiostun: u.
Lothron Comnany. l'rlco Sl. A pleasant
qulet story for girls, full of homo incident,
its nrinclnal cliaracter, little I'ouy, neinp
ovidcnlly modeled upon snmo genuiiio
household darllnp. I'olly was one of tho
naturally pood chihlron, althouph slio hnd
occasionnlly her little bursts of teinper,
whlch mado her nll tho moro lovuhlo when
slio got ovcr them. Slio wns nlways huppy,
from tuo fnct tlmt slio liad a power ol ainus-
ing herself and eiitertalnlng everyhody elso
nt tho snmo tlme, so tlint she was kept from
tho fretfulness of not knowing what to do
with herself. Her oxperiences from tho
timo she was runnlnp about the nursery
until she was blg euough to try to write
prizo stories aro very ontertainingly told.
Wk aro ln recelnt of the Noveinber niim-
ber of J'vtcrson'K Muyazine, nnd Hnd its pages
full of bright, fresh nnd eutertaining reading
and iiiustrntlons. For beauty, artistio wortli
and real satlsfactlon no iniigazino lllls tho
liill ns well ns the old nnd ever-rcllablo
I'eterson, The ladies will alwnys lind ln lt
tho very choicest Inforinatloii iiertnlning to
fnslilou uud liouselinld mntters, but its mnln
altractlon ls tho literary department. Its
stories, etc, aro hy somo of our bcst-known
writcrs nnd nro of tho most Interestinp
cliaracter. Tho homo that does not inelude
I'eterson mlsses nfrlcud tlint it cnnnot nlTord
to do without. Subscrlbo to it for 18S8.
Terms 82 per year, with great reductions
wheu takun in clubs and haudsomo pre
lulums to thoso getting up clubs. Send
for n aninple cojiy. Address J'etenon's
iluyazine, ',W Chestnut street, I'hlladel
Sohk Thinos AnitoAD. Hy Aloxandcr
Mackenzio. lloston: 1). LothropCoinpany.
l'rlco 81.A0. A moro readablo book of travol
has not been wrltten for many n day thau
Dr. Mackenzlo's " Some Things Abroad,"
not hecauso tho autlior has found out nny
new routo of travol, or that ho has seeii
things tlmt no ono elso has soon, lmt be
cuiiso ho liuts theso things Iu n frcaher aud
illllerent llght, aud hecauso, furtheriiioro,
ho toiiches upon thoso llttlo things whlch
really mako tuo Indlvlduality of a people,
but wliicli nro too ofteu ovorlookcd by
travolers and hook-writers, or repnnled ns
of little iinportuuco. Dr. Mackenzio has
tho glft of n fascinutiug stylo uud ho ls
possessed, moreover, of a iiiyilnt hiitnor
whlch uiukcs lils book doubly enjoyublo.
Tho uuthor descrlbes tho ultmcttons of
Irelnud, Scotland, Norwny. Sweden, Den
mark, Italy, Geriuany nnd Turkoy.
Tiik October uiiinbor of tho C'osmopoUtan
ls tho handsoiuest nud most lutorestlng yet
Issued. It opuns with n beniitifully-illus-trnted
nrtlcle uutltlcd " Tho l'usslng of tho
lluirnlo," hy Wllllam T. Hornadav, glving
a graphlo account of lils recent buiralo-huut
nnd showing how tho bulTnlo hnvo been
reeklessly oxtormlnnteil. Georgo H. Fitch
deseribe.s" tho iiresent conilltlon of tho
Hawnllan Islnnds nnd tho chnrncter oftho
roynl famlly nnd peoplo, A. H. Johnson
fnrnlshcH un InterestiiiR nrtlclo on Charles
Sumuer; illustrated. .1. Honry llager
wrltes of " Tho Second Wlfo of Nnpoleon,"
Frank G. Carpentor glvos interosting in
formation about " Tho Tours of the l'resl.
denls." " Tho First Jonny Lind Tlcket,"
by 1'. T. Harniim, " A Huckhonrd Trlp
Amnng tho Indinus," by Lco Merlwether,
uud " A Remedy for l'ovorty," by Rlchnrd
A. rroctor, cnunot inu io atiruci uiioniioii
Tho other coutoiits uro of Interest.
Barnard, Sumner & Co.
If thcrc is any onc department
in our vast establislunent wlnch
can without ciuestion bc callcd
"tjrcat" and "comnletc," it is thc
one dcvoted to all tliat is perfect
in HLACK DRESS GOODS.
As loni' acjo as last fall wc
placcd ourselvcs in direct commu
nication with thc most celebrated
manufacturcrs of luiropc, THE
l'AMOUS I'RIESTLY & CO.
This firm is iustly famed for thc
remarkablc purity of their Hlacks,
their powcr to maintain the rich
black color so long as a thrcad of
their goods lasts ; for the absolutc
uniforniity of their goods, season in
and season out ; and the absolutc
ccrtainty of the utmost tlurability
of all that they producc.
Thc final tcst of all black goods,
admitting the cxcellence of qual-
lty, is of course in tlicir power to
maintain their rich, purc color as
ong as the goods last. I his is
just what thc I'riestly goods have
earned thc high titlc to do.
Of thcse goods, TIIK SILK
WARP MENRIETTAS are thc
standard all thc year for clegant
dresses. There is absolutely noth-
mg to bc said of them to-day, for
their famc is equal on both sides
of the Atlantic for every excellent
quality. We have them in full sup
ply for S1.25 to $2.25 per yard.
Next to them comes thc splendid
IELROSI, particularly desirable
for ladies who likc crape effects.
Thc DRAP d'ALMA is another
of the clegant I'riestly produc
tions. It is a diagonal weave, firm
Then comes the VENETIAN,
which may properly be called a
Crape Cloth, and costs $1 to $1.75 ;
then the Camels' Hair Mourning
Cloth, very bcautiful, $1 to $1.50.
Ladies who like some relicf from
thc plain crape will take kindly to
the Camels' Hair Crape, costing
$2 per yard, the Camels' Hair giv
ing a lustrous effect, without any
Camels' Hair Serge also at $2
and $2.25, a hcavy, solid fabric.
Crape Cloth in si.x dcsigns.
Mourning Cloth at $1.
Diagonals, $1 and $1.50.
Camels' Hair Diagonals and
Twills, and Imperial Serge.
A right royal selection of the
most admirable fabrics known to
the trade. Rcmember, all goods
abovc named are made of the
purcst silk warps, the silk effect
permeating the entire fabric, giv
ing sufficient luster and tlurability.
In the samc make we can show
all-wool Priestlys in Drap d'Alma,
Venetian, Ladies' Cloth, Nun's
Veiling, Russian Crape Cloth, Su
rah Twills, English Twills, Camels'
Hair Cloth, real India Camels'
Hair, Cachemire dc l'lndc, Nun's
Serge, Armurc Checks, Crape
Cloth .in eight designs, iMourning
Cloths, Diagonal Cords, Corkscrew
Diagonals and fancy weaves.
A magnificent array surely, and
at prices beyond all question the
fairest, we care not where you go
in New England. Nothing to ex
cel the magnificent array in our
BLACK UOODS department.
Tuentv.nine vears' closc studv of these poods
by the head of lliis clcpartnicnt is certain guaran
tc'e of the cxcellence of its ofierings.
We have importcd thcse goods direct, and we
sell them at first profits.
We have a Bargain Counter, on
which you will find 54-inch Diag
onals, all-wool, for 50c, one of the
grcatest bargauib possible.
A lot of Camels' Hair home
spun effect 42-inch, 62 I-2C, here
tofore sold at 87 i-2c; low at 75c,
but wc will sell them at 62 i-2c.
Another of Mixed Black and
Gray Stripes and Checks, all-wool,
40 inches, from 50c to 75c.
Quite a lot of fancy Armures in
eight or ten styles, really attrac
tive, good black, 75c to $1, forty
In regular line Mixed Suitings,
for half mourning or full dress,
worth $1.25, wc sell them at
$1.12 1-2. A large line of Freize,
all-wool, from $1.25 to $3.
The fact of it is this department
is full to overflowing with the rich
est products of the looms of the
world. Not a manufacturer rep
rescnted that has not won for him
sclf a rcputation for faithful and
reliablc production, which enables
us to guarantee the entire line
with absolutc confidence.
LADIES throughout New En
gland who cnnnot visit us can have
their wants faithfully supplicd. If
they will write us fully what they
wish wc will reply at oncc, giv
ing full information. Or they can
send their ordcr, which will be sent
them, with privilegc of inspection
before payment, so that they can
bc sure of their purchase being
as they dcsire.
Samplcs sent to any address on
application. Write to
Barnard, Sumner & Co.,
MAIL ORDER DEPARTMENT.