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xms jsuKXdJNCrroN FREE PRESS : THURSDAY, glflstaisi-t 2u, imro.
A petition In bankruptcy was tiled Mon
Any by Cloorgo 13. Whitney of Hart
lord. Ho hns nihilities of 3S,t.l" and ns
lets of $100, nil of whlcn iir clnlmcd ex
(nipt. A petition In bankruptcy was Med Tues
day by Frank Duval, h Mono mason
6f St. Johnsbury. 1 to lias liabilities of
)510 nnd assets of J233, of whlchII03 nro
The condition of Bishop Mlrhnud, who
U 111 with acute Indigestion at St. Johns
bury, Is Improved, but to what extent Is
not known by his follow clority In this
city. Ho Is still confined to the bed.
Frank J. Brand and Miss Clara Hamlin,
both of this city, were married Tues
day morning at seven o'clock In at, Jo
foph's Church. Mgr. J. M. Cloarcc of
ficiated, The young couple were attend
ed by their fathers.
A certificate, was taken out Monday In
probate court st.itliiK that W. H. Munson
was administrator of the estate of Col.
W. D. Munson of Colchester. This Is to
be used In the collection of n claim
nsalnst the government. The claim has
been running i) yeat.
The ashes of OeorRp W. Lowrey, whose
body by expresed request, was cremated
In Troy, N. V were buried In I.nko View
cemetery Saturdny. The committal of
the ashes to the earth was mado without
ceremony, In the presence of tho relatives
nnd n few of the friends of Mr. Iowrey.
Th duties collected In August through
the district over which C. II. Darling Is
eollector havo Just beeti fiKUred at tho of-
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eponoinK penon weio ;iv,n.i.t.i. mc ix
wirtu iliirtnn- AiiDiiiit nmnnnteil to I.i9.9!)3.
Miss Mabel Hurson, ilnughter of Mrs.
iinms. 420 North street, of consumption
fit the ane or 17 years, rlie atteniieu inc
nisn seiiooi la't year mu w.ik muim-n,
to leave on account of sickness. Her
father died three years aco and she Is
tfirv vnrl .Hilt 1U' I Iwi mAfher.
Tlie Ttev. Dr. and Mrs. Clenrpo V.
HUss. who bavn heen spending the
i nn rr in r.uim'e, iuc i . . ..
inly i ney win snu irnm .upies mi
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Patrick Shorldan of Shrewsbury wrm be-
fnre .Tnstlrn F. ft. 'Webster Monday.
. , . . - -I. ... i. .nri.li I. A.
o'ed of a disturbance he made on Mal-
r-t Bny avenue S'nturday mornlnc. At
' t no he was confined In a hen coop
1 the arrival of the officers. Hi
' led guilty and was fined V and costs
f S '(.
Frank Bordo, who was arrested as
n ...... l. n l.nrn nt Sfnrr lin i-tn tlfnnh
lL 111 VHJ l"Mt l jtaniuuj , it w i . t. , .
IT.. nlAQiln n n 1 r-iilltv nrwl linnr. H.
. I Uto utile.. l.n a I. 1 -1 .AvtA
find work in AVInooskt. tho court c.on-
im on his own recognizance,.
The docket of the United States Clr-
imiiiu list's ULLUunr ill it 11 l iilii li. euii-
alns 1 4 cases. I ho circuit court law
nptfdt cftnin nfl in rnspo rw u' urn ntin
hat of Kusrene Gagne vs. Deerllebl
Ivor nnmnnnv. Is mnrKort rnr Irlnl tiv
alns 39 canes and the district court
aw docket 30 cases.
The Free. Press has just Issued a hand
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tie. lit . ...., 41, VrnnVI. t
sr nr in milta nmrnrs n R mmarv or
ue eiMuiimi icsuiw u lu minus, llitllll'S lu
ue muiiiuiiis tu inu ofiiaiu unu inn nouo
.eplsiaturo. Aitnoi;ii tne door was de-
iKneu iirnnnriiy im wie ufe oi memners
r tne I-eclslaturu. 1L will he. sent to
nvone wno encloses a sinino to inn i reo
A netltlon In bankruntev wns rtlorl Snt-
rday by the creditors of Joseph 11.
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l .Jluuni.iir, rt.iraci.-i. 111c r.llUlinn 111 i
i h. ad'.i: 'i . ii- nr nnm r nr h pnrio
SO; IT. At. nrr of Kwnntnn tin
A qulot church weddlnff was cole-
atlonal Church Thursday evening. Tho
artles wero Mr. Kusrene F. TJlrleh.
t Fort Ethan Allen, from which ho
iirtuun oi iu lurm vi service, nnn
S3 Harriot T. BIrkc. mho has snent
numbe.r of years In Burlington. Tho
PV. T. C. Smnr nfTIlnt1 XTlua
noresa jiirKe, sister or the bride, was
auKe was the best man. Miss Han-
no Olatform Were tnstnftlllv rlnrnrnln.l
mi iiyiim.UKeun uno woouoine. A
MARRIED AT CATHEDRAL.
won An HI ft ride.
Iflan T).n "! 1 . m
.wioi j it-i lit iii i win . iir itrninr i i Mr.
John H. Oowdey, formerly of this city,
)ia wflrin nr c.ramnn.. ...to rnrfnmtjt V...
..w ,. u...0 bv.uitivill M.T .W, 111,-11 111
n i-no ktiottti ana tnsir two fLtiennanis
ne dhiiq was nmreu in a nrown xravei-
od a whlto prayr book. Sho
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null ,u win Kl'nilll. misn wuej wiiiu
Alice blue vollo costume, with n rose
Sorsaparilla !s immiestiona
biy the greatest blood and
liver medicine known. It,
positively and permanently
cures every humor, from
Pimples to Scrofula. It is
hat, and carried pink roses. The groom's
best man was Kdward B. Corley of this
city. The church was attractively decor
ated for the occasion.
F)llowlnK the eerenviny, n weddlnff
breakfast was served to tho Immediate
relatives of the contraotlnK parties at
iho home of tho bride's mother at M North
Prospect stie.U. Mr. nnn Mrs. Oowdey
left on a wedding trip on tho 8:30 train,
not saying where they were koIiik. Af
ter October 1 they will reside In St. Al
bans. Miss Colllson Is populnr In this city
amoiiK a large number of friends and was
tho reclpent of many presents of value.
.Mr. Oowdey was for i-evoral years em
ployed In the local offlre of the New KtiR
land Telephone & Telegraph company,
and Is now manager of the Franklin coun
ty exchange of that company, with offices
In St. Albans.
OFF FOR NEW YORK.
l.nrite Number I'ntronl.e Annual Fall
Ktcurslon lo 3lrtrnpo1l.
About -ITTi people nre taking the annual
fall excursion to New York city, via the
Ixike C'hamplaJn steamers, the Delaware
& Hudson railroads and the Hudson river
steamers. Of this number IVJj tickets were
.sold nt the local olllco of tho Champluln
Transportation company, tit these 336
will tuake the trip by boat nnd the rest
by the West Shore rallio.-id from Albany.
Tho excursionists came from as far
north as I'laitsbiirgh and were taken on
the steamer Vermont at tho remaining
lake points here and south of this city.
At Fort Tlcondfiroga a part of tho o
curslonlH.s hoarded a D. & 11. train for
Albany or Troy, while tho rest mado the
trip through Lake Cleorgo on the hteamer
Sagamore, connecting at Lake George
for Albany and Troy.
From Albany the steamer C. W. Morse
Of tho Pe.oplo's Line, or from Troy by
tho steamer Smttogn of the Citizen's
Line, the party proceeded to New York
city. Those who took the West Shore
railroad trip left Albany at f.:3fl In the
afternoon and reached New York nt ln:ta
The exclusion tickets nre good until Sep
Ammir the Burlingtonlans who are on
the excursion are:
Miss Marj' Smith, tho Misses Lea. and
Mary Lawrence, John Shanley, J. K.
Tracy, A. S. Duckctt, the Misses Kittle
and Helen McCaffrey, Miss Jennie M.
Bacon, Mrs. (. H. Babcnek and daugh
ter, Mary. Hernle Holleron, Mr. and Mrs.
Kugctie Luck, Mr. nnd Mrs. Arthur
Smith. Mr. nnd Mrs. V.. CirllTIn, Miss
Maud- Bobltalle. A. Abraham, Mrs. H. T.
nutter and daughter, Hose, Hnrry S.
Howard, Mr. and Mrs. tVeorge Stiles. Mr.
and Mrs. S, J. neatly, Earl Mclendy. E.
Spear, J. F. Whalen, Hniley Wheeler,
Michael Courtney, Dr. F. E. Lewis. Pat
rick Cosgrlff and Frank Iloblnson.
List of unclaimed letters In the Burling
ton postofflco for the week ending Sep
tember 18, 10fj:
Mrs. Roland Adams, Mrs. E. F. Atwood,
Miss Helen Austin, Mrs. E. Bradford, Mrs.
E. M. Dickenson, Mrs. F. W. DnvU, Mrs.
K. DIckersnn, Mrs. M. Fletcher. Miss Jen
nlo Oarnnr, Miss Julia Cagnon, MUs Kath
erlne Oano, Mary Laroe, Miss Lizzie Le
clalr. Julia E. Moody, Miss Mae McGee.
Ruth Olmsted, Mrs. D. S. Rogers, Mrs.
Frank Rumney, Mrs. Electra Roberts,
Miss Margaret Richardson, 2$ Rockland
street. Mrs. M. II Reed, Frances Rlchert,
Mabel Seaver, Winifred Hnrvey (2), Mm.
O. S. Seymour, Mrs. W. F. Shupard, Miss
Helen Torney, Agnes Turney, Miss M.
Alfred Barlow, Defarlo Domenlco, Geo.
D. Flnlay. L. A. Kempton, Felix Uipoint",
Alnablo Lawrence, Harry Morgan, J. W.
Morkcn, Carroll Manley. Charles L. Par
ol!, H. W. Robertson, W. M. Robb, M. D.,
w. T. Rockwell, Jos. Beo.uln.
Mrs. Charles, Mabel Derlom, Salvotoro
Finazzo, Felix Lavlolette, Mrs. Julia
Mayo, Mdc Maricr, Antonio Orsaleo, Vln
cenzo Slrlguano, Chester B. Smith.
COLONEL FOSTER TO BE EXAMINED
Col. Herbert S. Foster. Ninth Infantry,
has boon ordered to roport to Major Gen.
James F. Wade, president of tho retiring
board of Governors Island, for examina
tion. Colonel Foster's wgimcnt Is now In
tho Philippines, but he Is on leavo of
absenco at North Calais, Vt. Ho was
graduated from the military academy as
a second lieutenant In the Twentieth In
fantry, nnd reached the grade of colonel,
Ninth Infantry, last June.
WHERE TO LOOK.
Robert Watchorn, the well known com
missioner of Immigration, has made a
sympathetic and thorough study of the
Immigrant types that reach New York.
Discussing the types the other day, ho
"The most nnlvo aro the Germans from
the smallei nnd remoter States.
"A beautiful German girl disembarked
here the other day. She was tall and
strong, blue eyed, and yellow haired. She
wanted to know nt once If there were
any letters for her.
"The postmaster said, by the way of
" 'Is It a business or a love letter that
"Tho girl faltered.
" 'A business letter.'
" 'Well, there's nothing here said tho
"Tho girl hesitated. Then, blushing, as
rod as n rose, sho said:
" 'Would you mind Just looking among
the love letters now, sir?"
JUST A DEAR LITTLE HOME BY
Man Who Shot Joseph Manning
Found Yesterday Afternoon.
Nnme in Henry l.nilne nnd lie Snys flint
MnnnlnR Cnllril lllm Vile Annies,
without Any ProvncHllon.
The mystery surrounding the shooting of
Joseph Manning Tuesday night was
clearod up yestordny as to tho Identity of
the assailnnt but tho motive for tho deed
of violence Is still somowhat of a conjuc
turp. Chief nussoll, worklnguponclues fur
nish'od by Manning and by others, located
ono Henry Ladue at work In tho snnd
bank near Crano's plant nnd, after at first
piotestlng his Innocence;, Ladue admitted
to the chief that he shot Manning.
Ills version of tho nffnlr differs from
that of Manning hlmsolf nnd of Mrs. Guy
otto, Both Manning nnd Laduo say thnt
they were mutual strangers: but Laduo
says that Tuesday ovonlng, without pro
vocation, In tho vicinity previously men
tioned, tho coiner of South Champlaln
nnd Main, Manning started towards him,
nt the same time calling him vllo nnnios.
This cnused him to shoot. After tho shoot
ing, Laduo says ho ran to his room n.t
George Tliornhlll's, 162 South Chaniplain
street, only a short distance away.
The capture yesterday was mnde nt tho
sand pit shortly before one o'clock In tho
afternoon. lulue was employed drnw
lng sand from tho pit to E. F. Moore's
concrete works. He had oaten his dinner
nnd was about to take up his afternoon
After his nrrest ho gave up his keys
to the police and a search of his room .vt
Thornhlll's revealed a derby hat, nn um
brella and a raincoat, similar to those de
scribed by Mrs. Guyrtto. In his trunk
was found a RS-callbro, live chamber revol
ver with ono empty chamber. A box of "15
calibre bullets was also found.
Lnduo Is 47 years of ago and came here
In August from Fltchbtirg, Mass., having
previously made his homo hero at different
times, Ho married a Miss Sears, once of
Starksboro, bill the couple subsequently
separated. I'idue has numerous brothers
und sisters In this locality.
At the Mary Fletcher hospital yesterday
nfternoon. Manning wns reported lo bo
doing well. Tho bullet wns extracted
from his body yesterday morning. It
passed through the abdomen and was re
moved from his back, having tnken such
a direction thnt it did nt come In con
tnct with any of tho vital organs. It was
stated from the hospital that the results
from the wound could not yet bo deter
mined. The bullet, a SS-rallbre ono. has
been turned over to tho chief of police.
Dajton, O., Mim to Superintend College
V. M. C. A. Work.
To fill tho place made vacant by tho
retlrtn nt of Jacob J. Ross from tho
secretaryship of the Fnlvorslty of Ver
mont Y. M. C. 'A.. W. W. Peter of Day
ton, O., has been secured. Mr. Petor
arrived In Burlington yesterday and Is
ready to begin his work among the stu.
dents as soon as college opens next
Mr. Dayton hns been religious work
director of tho Dayton Y. M. C. A.,
which hns a membership of nbout 2.600.
He graduated from Northwestern 1'nl
vorslty. Evanston, 111., In the elnss of
1304. During his last two years In that
Institution ho wns ono nf the student
officers of the university association.
Mr. Ross, who has been secretory of
the university association for two
years, will hereafter glvo his entire
tlmu to bis medical studies.
Cnrl F. Northrup of Bellows Falls,
president of tho student nssociatlon,
came to this city yesterday and con
ferred with Secretary Peter In regnrd
to the work for tho winter. The work
will bo carried along on the usual linos.
The customary reception tendered bv
the nssociatlon to the new students will
bu held as soon as posslblo after me
opening of collegu. The classes In
Bible and mission study will bo con
ducted, while tho Sunday meetings nnd
tne work of tho association In tho
churches and at the Adams mission will
be carried on.
During the summer some of the stu
dents with the interests of the associa
tion nt heart succeeded In raising the
dobt under which the association wns
laboring nt tho end of the Inst collego
year. At the Northfleld students' con
ference this summer Mr. Peter confer
red with Messrs. Northrup, Crnmpton,
Cook and Hnrdy, members of tho asso
ciation, regarding the collerfe work.
Sonic Clinnges XugKoitrd nnd Conmld
ereil by the Special Committee.
Owing to tho slight Illness of Chief
Judge Rowcll nt liiK homo In Randolph
there was no session of county court
Monday. Ho contracted a hard cold Sun
day and telephoned that ho would bo
unablo to ho here.
'Evidence in two dlvorc cases was taken
Monday by Assistant Judges Allen and
Lyon. The first cane was that of Clar
issa Grannlss vs. Harry Grnnnlss. Tho
husband was a soldier and was ordered
away. Ills wife accompanied him but
returned home with tho understanding
that he would como later. Ho did nut
Tho second case was that of Lottie
Norcrors vs. Leallo O, Norcross. No de
cisions were rendered In theso cases.
The special committee on the revision
of tho city charer met last evening In the
l uy citrn i UIIK.B, inero were present
I Mayor Burko, Senator-elect W. J, Van Pat
ten, Roprc'sentatlve-eloct C. D, Oratorl,
City Attorney V. A. Bullard and Alder
men Morgan, Meagher and Coffey. The
committee organized with Mayor Burke as
I chairman nnd Mr. Gruton as secretary.
A fieo discussion of tho charter pro
! .posed by Mr. Van ratten nnd considered
I at tho conference iRst Friday evening- fol
', lowed. City Attorney Bullard proposed
1 that for the purpose of hondlng tho city,
.the determining oto should represent n
I majority of the grand list of the city as
I woll ns a majority of the legal voters.
Mr. Van Patten suggested that tho
WORDS, BY NEIL MASON ! MUSIC: BY CHARLES H. BESSEY I
MAILED POSTPAID, FOR 20 CENTS C. H. BESSEY, BURLINGTON, VERMONT.
board of flro commissioners bo ompoworcd
to adopt tho civil service rules for the ad
inlnslon nnd conduct of tho metnbora of
that department. Ho proposed similar
conduct of tho police dopartmont.
The question aroso Whether It would bs
posslblo to concuitrate with tho proposed
department of charities tho work of tho
churches and other benevolent societies
along charitable lines.
Tho meeting ndjounied to meet In tho
same place Monday ovenliii; at 1M o'clock.
COUNTY COURT RESUMED.
Cnse nf Xiionil IIIMrclli vs. Murk Alger
Xnir n Trlnt.
The icrnnd Jury of Chittenden county
which last last week reported tho find
ing of two Irne bills, resumed Its do
llborutlonn yesterday morning at ton
o'clock. Attorney-General C. C. Fltts
of Bruttlcboro came to the city to con
sult with Stntn's Attorney Sherman.
County court resumed Its sessions
yesterday, not having convened Monday
owing to tho temporary Illness of Judi?o
Rowel!. The attention of tho court
was ngnln tnken up with tho enso of
Naomi Hlldreth vs. Mnrk Alger, which
Involves tho nllegoii cutting nf wood
from the plaintiff's land In Richmond.
The plaintiff's case was completed when
court adjourned J'enterdny nfternoon
nnd the evidence of the dofouso will bo
Introduced beginning this morning.
In tho suit of Andrews vs. Hull, tho
Hlnesbiirgh carpet case, n motion wns
filed to havo the verdlet for tho plain
tiff set aside.
INDICTED FOR EMBEZZLEMENT,
E. A. Norwood of Redwood, Cat.,
formerly of the firm of Field ei Nor
wood of Bellows Falls has boon Indicted
for embezzlement of the funds of the
Into Hannah Towns. He was tho guard
Ian at tho time of her death. Ho will
bo brought to Vermont for trial.
Stops Itching Instnntlv. Cures piles,
eczema, salt rheum, tetter, Itch, hives,
herpes, scabies Doan's Ointment. At
any drug1 store.
ILRICH-RIRK E In the College Street
Congregational Church in Burlington,
September 13, !VC, by tho Rev. I. C. Smart,
Mr. Kugono F. tlrlch of Omaha, Nob.,
and Miss Harriet T. Bfrke of Colchester,
MARTIN-PAGE In Hlneslnirgh, Sept.
IS. by the Rev. C. c. Adams, at the
home of thei bride's parents, Mr. nnd
Mrs. Henry Pago, Mr, Elon E. Martin to
Katharine J. Page.
Funeral Director and Eiiilaiiiisi,)
169 North Stroat.
Night call. Telephone C2-21
IWWiH ' IMH 'ill 1 1 1 1 'nn 't I nl i iM.jLil.mmj
i:stat or (;ii(mr;u w. i.owiiey,
STATE OF VERMONT, District of
To all persons conorned in tho es
tate of George W. Lov.-r.jy, Into of Bur
lington, In aald distil' t. deceused,
At a Probato Court hidden at Bur
llnntoti, within nnd f n the dlitrlct of
Chittenden, on the l.-tli day of Sept.,
190C. nu instrument purporting to bo
tho Inst will and testament of Oeorgo
W. Lowrey, lato of Uuillntflon, In said
district dectj-iaed. wa pmaentud lo tho
court .ifurii.-aid,' Vor probate.
Anil it is ordered by said court tlint
the Otll day of October, 100C. at tho
Prubato Court mmm- In se.ld BurlTv
I ten, ho assigned for proving said J4-
Htrutnent, and th.it notice tlun.-.f l;o
given to all per'iis conoornu!, by
publishing this order three weeks
successively In the Burlington Week
ly Flee Press, n newspaper published
nt Burlington, pn vlous to tin; time ap
pointed. .herefnre, you aro hereby liotlllcd
to appear before said court, at tho
time place aforei.ild, and contest tho
probato of said will, If you havo
Given under my band nt .urllngton,
In said district, tills l'.'th day of Sep
MARCKLLUS A. BINGHAM.
it.ti: of iimiHsirr unxMiuv,!
iiinniiMiFoitn, i. (i.
STATE OF VERMONT, district of
To all persons concerned In tho I
ostute nf Bridge! Kennedy, lute of tho
township of Hcmniingford, In the Dis
trict of Beauhamols, In tho Province
of Quebec, Canada
At a probate court, holdon nt Bur
lington, within and for the district of
Chittenden, on the Uth day of Sept.,
1 tin;, nn Instrunnnt purporting to bo
tho Inst will nnd i.stnment of Bridget
Kennedy, late ol the township of
IteiniulnRl'ord. In the District of lieau
humols, In the 1 rovlnco of Quebec.
Canada, in said dtrlet, deceased, wus
presented to tho court aforesaid, for
And it Is ordered by said court that
the 6th day of Oct . I30fi, nt tho Probato
court rooms In said Burlington, be as
signed for proving said Instrument:
and that notice thereof bo given to all
porsons concerned, by publishing this
order three weok successively In the
Burlington Weekly Free Presi a news
paper published : t Burlington prev
ious to tho tlmu appointed,
THEREFORE, you aro hereby noti
fied to appear before said court, at
tho tlmo and place nfores.ild, anil con
test the probato of said will, It you
Given under my hand nt Burlington,
In said district, this isth day of Sep
MARCELLL'S A. BINGHAM.
F.STAfn OF COXSTAJVCK CUAUSSH,
We, tho subscribers, having been ap
pointed by tho Honorable the Probate
Court for the District of Chlttendon,
commissioners to rcclve examine and
adjust the claims and demands of all
persons against the estate of Constunco
ChaitHso, lato of Burlington, In
said district, deceased, und also
all claims nnd domands exhibited
in offset, thereto; nnd six months from
tho day of the date herect bolng al
lowed by said court for that purpose,
we do thereforo hereby glvo notice that
we will attend to tho duties of our np
polntmont at tho offlco of Arsono
Bouohor, on North street, n Burling
ton, In uald district on tho second Wed
nesdays of October and March, next,
at 10 o'clock a. m., on each ot wild
Dated this Htli day nf September,
NEWS OF VERMONT
More Important Events (Irouped for
Free Press Ilcnders Independent
Clllrcnn' Club of Hurt for'1
A now organization, under the title
tho Independent Citizens' club of Hart
ford has been formed at Whlto River
Junction with W. J. Tralnor as presi
dent, Alfred K. Watson und J. W.
Lelghtoli, vlce-presldonts, and M. J.
Walsho, Hcoretnry and treasurer. It Is
non-partisan, and Its main object Is
to Improve social, business, and po
litical conditions In this town. It
will seek to create a sentiment In
favor of Independent vnttnr In elec
tion of town officers nnd will support
candidates best qualified for tho
places without roferonce to party. Tho
outlook for u largo membership Is fa
vorable, A FIRE IN FAIRFAX.
Fire was discovered at noon Wednesday
In a brick houso nt Beaver In tho town
of Fairfax, owned by Orlando Hewoy
and occupied by Charles Patterson. Tho
fire spread to the horse barn nnd both
buildings were destroyed, but tho main
farm barn wns saved by haid work. A
part of tho household goods and farming
tools were saved. Tho loss on the build
ings h pstlmuted at more thnn l,"'00 and
C00 nn the household goods, being par
tially covered by Insurance. A defective
chimney Is supposed to havo caused the
A MISSIONARY MEETING.
The Wnman'B Homo Missionary union,
which met In East Berkshire Tuesday
evening, was addressed by tho Rev. Dr,
Outterson of tho American Missionary as
sociation of Boston, who spoke of his per
sonal work among tho Esquimaux, Chinese,
Japanese, Mexicans, mnuntnln whites and
negroes. Doctor Iodd, who roprosontod
tho Congregatlonnl Educntlonnl society,
showed Its work nnd what It had accom
plished In establishing schools of all
grades In different sections of tho eoun
try. from primary to university. Otler
speakers were expected but did not nr
rlvc. CANDIDATES FOR Jl'DGESHIP.
Attornoy Charles H. Mason has an
nounced his oandldnoy for the municipal
Judgeship to succeed the Hon. E. K Butos
tho presont Incumbent In Bennington.
Mr. Mason hold the office for two terms
several years ago nnd made a creditable
record. Tho candidacy of Attorneys Ma
son and J V. D. S. Merrill for this placo
Is attracting considerable Interest and It
Is generally expected that W. R. D.aloy
nnd E. C. Bennott will nIo be. candidates
for the appointment 1 nter. There Is
plenty of time as tho appointment Is not
usually mndo until about the last week
of rosslnn which Is two months hence.
Judse Bates Is a candidate to succeed
himself nnd will havo a strong Kicking,
basing his clnlms on the buslnr ssliko ad
ministration ho lias given the office, tho
past four years.
MAIL COACH SUCCEEDS STEAM
Tho Whlto River railroad run Its last
trains Tueaday for an Indetlntto period.
This Is tho result of a decision by tho
railroad commlsstonors- following tholr
recent hearings on tho subject. John R.
Tupper, manugor of the road, whon In
terviewed, could mako no statement as
to tho prospect of any resumption of busi
ness. Decflnnliiff Wednesday tho mails
will bo carried as of old by stage, and
passenger by tally-ho may easily en
liven the woody ronds of the pretty
Whlto River Valley for months to come.
A BARRE BOY SHOT.
Word was received In Barro Wednesday
afternoon of the fatal shooting in I'tlca,
N Y., of n Whlteford boy, 16-year-old lad
of Harrt. who was visiting relatives In
l.'tica. Tho boy hnd his things already
packed and wns Just about to start for
homo when the shooting, which is sun
posed to bo nn accident, occurred. The
hoy was a member of the Boys' club In
Barro. Ills father Is 111 with pneumonia
and his mother Is very low with heart
trouble so that It is Impossible to Infoim
them of their boy's death.
Society of Baptist l,nclle Elect (IllleerH
at Annual Meeting.
Tho annual meeting nf the Ladles' Ben
evolent society of tho First Baptist
Church was held In the vestiy of the
church yesterday afternoon at four
,0'cloek. A largo numbir of the mombeis
of the society woro present. The reports
bubmitted showed thnt the condition of
tho society Is very favorable. During tlm
year over $l,O0U was spent by thi- society
In benevolent work. Most of tho money
was expended for the decoration ot the
Interior of tho main church, which was
done at tho time the church was remod
elled. i These officers were elected for thoiow
year: President, Mrs. II. M. Phelps; vice
president, Mrs. Gum-go D. J.irvlsj set-rotary,
Mrs. C. H. Alexander; treasurer,
Mrs. W. S. Phelps.
I Board of directors Mrs. R. A. Anus,
'Mrs, Clarence Crane, Mrs. I). J. Bond,
Mrs. Ernest Chauso and Mrs. Charles
I Nominating committee Mrs. Holm
Doutncy, Mrs. Wellington Snger nnd Mrs.
On September 3 Mrs. Julius Pitzmon ot
St. Louis, Mo., n oo Caroline Muesli Wls-
Ilzenus, with her husband and daughter,
jcamo to Burlington to visit the Marsh
library In tho Billings library. Mrs.
Iltzuion's mother, Mrs, Lucy Crano Wls
Ilzenus was n slstor of tho late Mrs.
Georgo P. Marsh, When a girl, Mrs.
Pitzmon spent a year and a half during
1S70-7, with Mr. and Mrs. Marsh In Flor
ence and Rome, und nccompanled Mr.
Marsh In many of tho sittings ho gave
Franklin Simmons for tho bust which
is now in tho Billings library. Another
rceont visitor to tho Marsh collection
was Prof, Horatio S. White of Harvard
University. Prof. White Is executor of
the celebrated Iceland and Dnnto library
of Wlllard Fluke, whoo collection was
rivalled only by Mr. Marsh's own. Prof.
Whlto presented to the library photo
.graphs of the monument over tho grave
of Mr. Marsh In Rome.
THE WEEK'S NEWS
Wednesday, Sopt. 19.
Charles M. Floyd of Munrhester tvns
nominated for Kovernor nt the :losiof
tho hurdest coutcst ever wnced In a He
publlcnn convention in the state of New
Hampshire. Nino biillols were neces
sary before the choice, whs made, nnd
three of these ballots were made void
by more votes boliiK east than there
were dWesnte? entitled to scats.
Notwithstanding some appearance of
nctlvlty, no decisive progress Jms been
tntide In the pence negotiations 'n Cuba.
'oil ii K. Marshall, n stock broker,
wns found dend In his olllce nt Boston.
Ho had committed suicide. He hnd
met with losses In the uinrlcet.
John J. McCarthy, the noted expert
In natur.illzMllonK, plflnJ KUllty nt
Hostnn and wns sentenced to it line of
f 1 and Imprisonment for a period of
three years In Jnll.
Wilbur (J. Vollvn was chosen by the
people of Zlon City us (heir leader by
the overwhelming' vote of 11)11 to 0 for
his opponent, A. 10. Hills.
A terrific storm broke nt Hong Hone,
destroying Innumerable nntlve craft
nnd rnudiiK much loss of life. Tho
harbor Is literally strewn with wrerk
npre nnd the streets of Hie city nre
blocked with debris.
The Providence Inspector of hulld
iiiKs has grunted a permit to the First
Church of Christ. Scientist, to erect a
church In thnt city.
In a bitter clnh of opposing factions
In the primary elections In New York
county Omeri Rsmnn, Parsons wou a
.vweeplmr victory for the control of the.
Republican organization, while Charles
F. Murphy of Tammany Hall retained
his position nt the head of the organiza
tion by a narrow margin.
Klght persons are dend, 20 more or
less Injured nnd as many more missing
ns the result of the wrecking of u Itock
Island passenger train three mllqs
from Dover, Okla.
Tuesday, Sept. 10.
AH accounts agree thnt there nre
easily SOOU Insurgents a few miles
(.otitheast of Havana, and rumors nre
In circulation thnt they -will enter the
city peaceably If they are not molested,
but that they will light If :hey meet
Besides 11 schooners wrecked nt
Hollo Isle recently by storms, seven
others, with over 100 persous on bonrd,
tvero drivpu ashore on the Labrador
Major General Weston, commanding
the department of Luzon. I'. I., reports
that 41 station have been abandoned
during the year.
Chinese laborers taken to Panama
for work on the Isthmian canal will be
required to be deported at the conclu
sion of their service.
1'hllllp R. Stewart, Republican nomi
nee for the governorship of Colorado,
has withdrawn from the ticket.
The four-masted schooner William V,
Hood made a record run of 4S hours be
tween New Uedford, Mass., and Hamp
The Duke of Abruzzl Is preparing a
new scientific expi-Jltion to the Hima
layas. In the course of which he hopes
to make nn ascent of Mount Everest,
tho highest ascertained point on the
hurfuce of the globe. 20.000 feet.
A gnng of yeggs, led by a woman and
traveling In a fast automobile, blew
open the P.oMon and Northern car barn
safe at Swampscott, Mass., wrecking
the cilice nnd escaping with nearly
$!)00, after beating and lashing the
For about eight hours upward of 200
persons were cut off from the mainland
In Imminent peril, while cottages, hotel
and railroad property was damaged to
the extent of nbout $10,000 by a tierce
northeast storm "which swept Wrights
ville Reach, N. C.
Judge Dodge, in the t'nltcd States
district court, adjudged tho W. II. La
polnte company, proprietors of the Re
vere house, Rostou, bankrupts.
Monday, Sept. 17.
After a consultation with the lead
ing men who are under arrest at Ha
vana, charged with conspiracy and
emissaries of the revolutionists, the
government announced the Indefinite
stoppage of nil hostilities on its part
with the object of making peace beforo
Secretary Tuft arrives or the United
The longshoremen of Roston hnve re
pudiated a df.islou of a board of arbi
tration relative to a settlement of the
strike at the Metropolitan .Steamship
Thomas W. Alexander, head of the
largest cotton llrm In Augusta, Ga.,
who disappeared after having de
faulted for a sum approximately $200,
D00, has been arrested nt Pittsburg.
Today was George Washington Day
in Hungary's capital nnd tho entire
population, from meting until night,
Itave Itself tip to enthusiasm over the
unveiling on monnrchlnl territory of a
monument to the hist Iresldent of the
The Paris police discovered,! band of
expert coluers having International
connections and .r0 members of It were
arrested. The process used by tho
counterfeiters was almost perfect.
Simultaneously with the floating or
the steamship Manchurln of the Pacific
Mull Steamship company from Rabbit
island, where she grounded on Aug. 20,
her sister ship of the same line, the
Mongolia, went ashore on the reef
which surrounds Midway Islands.
Two persons were killed and SO were
Injured by the collision of two heavily
loaded electric cars at Snn Francisco.
Sunday, Sept. 16.
The 270th anniversary of the found
ing of Roston wns signalized by the
formal organization of nn ofllclnl bu
reau to advertise the attractions nnd
Industrial possibilities o' the cltT.
General Trtpulf, commandant of the '
Imperial palace nt St. Petersburg, r-.
tired nt 1'ctcrhof to rest nnd gave i-r-,
ders that he should not be disturbed
until dinner wns servod. When dinner j
was nnnouneed, Trepoff did not answer
the call and tlnnlly n member of his1
staff found tho Kutioral lying stretched
out at the foot of his couch with, a news-1
paper In his hand, dead. ,
Water from cloudburst rushed,
down the valley of Elk erenk, Nob., do-
lug damage ngi;rugutlng 15100,000.
Dr. D. J. McCnbe of Rerlln, N. H.,
was driving when his horse took fright
tind bolted. The carriage eollldl with
a post and MiTfJabe. wan thrown out
Farmers lynched Mitchell Fmxler, n
negro, nt Rosebud, Tex., because ho
pushed a white farmer from a walk. 1
The naval tug Potomac has soiled
from New Voii: for Newfoundland to
prosecute an luqnlry Into the nshe-Ies.'
Thomas R. HJekcy uf Rrockton,
Mass., hns been elected general presi
dent of tho Root and Shoo Workers' un
ion over John li Tobln, the.preaent In
cumbent. While the cruiser Cleveland wnsmnk
Ing hasty preparations to leave Norfo'k
navy yard a number of the crew ob
jected to discipline of a master-of arms
and gnve him an unmerciful be-.t tig
Recause It was considered lilHnf,. f0;
pafsengcr and freight trnllic. the V. h t(.
River Valley (Vt.) railroad has been or
dered closed by the state board of rnll
The cotton crop of Mexico will In
all probability by 1." or 20 percent less
this s ensou than lost, owing to the In
ttndntlon of land. The loss will bo
Saturday, Sopt. 15.
President Roosevelt addressed a
communication to Cuba, urging patriot
to band together, and sink all differ
ences and personal ambitions. Our
responsibility will necetj.snrlly bo exer-'
cised should pence not be preserved.'
The preMdout arranged to send Taft
and Racon to that isinnd Immediately '
to make a thorough Investigation of con-1
dltlons there and lend their Influence '
to restore peace.
('. II. Daniels of the New York Ath- J
letlc club lowered tho world's swim
ining record for 220 yards, setting the'
new mnrk nt 2:42 2-f..
The Ollmour hotel at Ottawa wns
destroyed by fire. Many of the guests
Jumped from windows and were ser!-"
ously Injured. Four are missing.
Two violent anil seemingly distinct
fitorms swept over Johnson county,
Neb., causing the death of four persons
KraMus M. Strout, assistant post-,
master at Empire, Me., Is accused of
sienllng ?,'?9 worth of postnge stamps
nnd uslnc; them to pay for goods for hs
own personal use.
Lieutenant General Corbln has been
Tftlred, having reached the age of Til
The $1000 cup offered by Commodore ,
Reid for the schooner yacht winning '
two of three races over the America's'
cup course, off Sandy Hook, was wou
by Roger Maxwell's Queen.
Friday, Sopt. 14.
The sailors who were landed a Ha
vana from the American cruiser
Denver have been ordered to Immedi
ately return to their vessel, save for
a small guard itilrh will be left at
the American legation.
The grand jury at Chicago returned
indictments against the live diree'ers
of the Milwaukee Avenue State bank,
of which Paul O. Stenlnnd was presi
dent. The Indictments charge embez
zlement. "Swlftwnter Rill" Gates, nn Alaska
miner notorious us a spendthrift, has
filed a petition In bankruptcy In the
federal court at Seattle.
lu the next Maine legislature the
Democrats will have eight of the Hi'
senators and 00 of tho 151 represents-1
tives. This Is a gain for the minority
party of four senators and VA repre
sentatives. Jane Toppan, the notorious poisoner,
can llw but a short time longer, report'
physicians who are caring for her nt
the Taunton Insane asylum. Though
she weighed 230 pounds when she was
incarcerated, she weighs now but 07
Lleutenaijt General Corbln, in a re
port to the military secretary, con
tributes his disapproval of the leglsla-.
tlve prohibition against the sale of beer '
and light wines In the post exchanges.
Thursday, Sept. 13.
Tho Connecticut Democratic stata
convention named a full stato ticket
headod by Charles F. Thayer of Nor
wich for governor, Tho convention
was the quietest in many years.
Alleging combination and conspir
acy in restraint ot trade, Charles R.
Hale, an independent coal merchant
of Hartford, has brought suit against
10 local coal dealers of Hartford,
claiming damages of $36,000.
Twelve persons aro known to bo
dead and thero wero 12 Injured In a.
head-on colllsslon botween two Cana
dian Pacluo passenger trains at Azll
Hours of terror wero passed by tho
passengers and crows of tho steamer
Admiral Schloy and tho steamer
Alico, which arrived at Roston from'
Jamaica and Cuba, badly damaged In
a violent West Indian hurricane.
Ainmlollo Dlzo was sentenced at
New York to serve six months In tho
penitentiary for carrying concoaled
weapona. Ho Is known as tho
"strongest giant of the Rlnck Hand."
Ho weighs 300 pounds.
John J. Clancy of Lowell. Mass ,
was sentenced to 18 months In the
house of correction, after ho nNd
pleaded guilty to a chtirgo of man
slaughter, In canting the death ot Wil
Neutrals nro soused from above nnd
singed from below. German Proverb.