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THE mjRTilNOTON FREE PRESS AND TIMES; THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1312.
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HAPPENINGS IN VERMONT
(Continued from pn 4.)
Sho was JO years of ago and besides her
husband Is Bitrvlvcit by her father and
mother, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Haldwln of
Cornwall. Tho funornl was held Wed
nesday from St. Mnry'a Catholic Church.
-Tho net receipt of the riltninngo sale
hold Saturday hy the ladles of the Con
4,'iegotlonal Church ninounted to $101.sr.
-Mr. and Mrs. Harry Collins and Mrs.
nuthorford Everest have gone to Uostou
for 10 days. Thayer S. Townsend, who
Is attending a school of pharmacy In
llnston, spent Sunday In town. William
II. Cnrr has returned from Coatlcooke,
P. Q., where he has been spending two
Ticckfl.
PORESTDALE.
Mis. A. S. llacon and Mis. Richard
Bacon, who have been visiting at F. .1.
tlacon's, have returned to Richmond, Va.
Miss Emnllho Scnnlnn, a graduate
nurse, who has been passim; a month
with her p.ucnls lure, has returned to
lliirllnRton.-G. II. Churchill and son,
llawlcy, went to lloston last week, where
llnwley has entered school. Mls Jessie
Hump of the l.nrllngton li lephone olllce
passed Sunday with her parents. .Mr. and
Mrs. Frank Dump. Mrs. George Ixjomls
died October 7 after a low,' Illness with
n complication of diseases. She was 20
years of ape. Her husband and three
children survive her. Tho funeral was
held from St. Mary's Church In llrandon
Wednesday morning. Interment wns In
llrandon,
BENSON.
The Hev. Evarts Kent, who closed his
pastorato with tho Congregational Church
Sunday, September 29, gave a sermon at
Iho Methodist Kplscopal Church on Sim
Say , October 6, beforo a union congregn-
llon, his last sermon In Benson for the
present as ho goes to Stirling, Mass.,
Thursday to commence a pastorate there
In a church, where ho began his work as
pastor many years ago. The ladles of
fho Mothodlst Church served their
nnntial New England dinner at the
parlors of their church Wednesday even
jng of this week from 5:00 to 10:00 p. m.
Mr. and Mrs. George Jackson of tho
north part of Benson went to Brandon
punday to visit Mr. Jackson's father, who
Is seriously 111. Miss Grace Kent of
Philadelphia Is at tho Hev. Evurts Kent's
Mrs. Jehlal Bishop, who resides a mile
north of this village, is visiting her son,
Chapman, of Hortonvllle. The ladles'
Missionary society of tho Congregational
Church mot at tho chapel Wcdncs-
fay afternoon. George S. Allen, who
camo hero over a year ago ana engngcu
as butter maker at Talto Brothers'
Creamery, has sovercd his connection
there and will go back to Randolph.
WINDSOR COUNTY
BETHEL.
Mrs. W. W. Wllmot slipped on the
floor of er back piazza Monday morninK,
lell heavily and broko a rib and Injured tho
lower end of her spine. She Is recovering
slowly. Her daughter, Mrs. Cayes, of
White Rlvcr Junction is with her. James
Boyd, Jr., Is attending a veterinary col
lego at Grand Ilaplds, Mich., and his sis
ter, Annie has entored Montpeller
8emlnary. Mrs. I,. 1 Chamberlain und
Mrs. W. A. Swinger were in Gaysvillo
Thursday to attend the funeral of Mrs.
Arietta Packard, who died in Woodstock
October l.-G. Frederick Whitney
has learned of tho death In Randolph
Friday night of his father, George II.
Whitney, nged 7." years, after a year's
Illness. Mr. Whitney was well known
hero from visits at his son's home.
Orrln E. Neff, aged 80 years, Is In falling
health. Mies Lois Wilson and W. Everett
Grant visited at G. E. Riley's in Roches
ter Saturday. Dr. 'and Mrs. Ransom
Greene and their son, Raymond, of
Palmer, Mass., are at Dr. O. D. Greene's.
Mrs. Samuel Heap has come from Chi
cago to llvo at the farm which her hus
band has bought from Charles Como,
Mr. Heap will soon arrive. Charles Come
will move his family at onco to the Chap
man house on Pleasant street.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION.
The Hartford Mutual Aid association
by a hotuse to house canvass last week
raised tho sum of about J.S90 for the work
of the association. The aim was to raise
$1,400 that several branches of the work
might bo carried on at once. However
with the sum raised tho most imperatlvo
work, that of the district nurse, can bo
oarrlod on and the association feels en
couraged. MUs Myrtle E. Hardy and Quy llroull-
lette were married Wednesday by Father
C. C. Dclaney of St. Anthony's parish.
The bride was gowned in a bluo traveling
dress, and the couplo were attended by
Raymond and Adelle Broullletto. For tho
past two or thrco years the brldo has been
chief operator of tho local telephone ex
change and tho groom is a son of Alex
ander Broulllette, a thoe merchant of this
vlllege. After tho wedding trip, Mr. and
Mrs. Broulllette will reside here.
WASHINGTON COUNTY
MONTPELIER.
Mrs. Elenora Stalker, matron of
Heaton hospital for tho past few
years, has resigned to take effect De
cember I.
Plann for tho Columbus day celebra
Jlon here, as tentatively arranged by
tho various commtttoes, call for a par
ado In tho morning, In which there
will bo about 50 ailtos with schAol
chlldroti, at least a dozen Hoats, Nor
wich University cadets and Barro and
Montpeller organizations, Including tho
Montpeller, Barro and Northfleld bands.
In tho afternoon tho Vermont Daugh
ters of 1812 have exercises In Roprc
Bentatlves' hall. Aviator George
Schmidt will give ono or more flights
on Langdon meadow during tho after
noon and In the evening there will bo
a ball In tho city hall.
Tho timo of supremo eoiiit was taken
up yesterday with arguments In tho
Franklin county case of Roland M.
Kmythe against tho Central Vermont
Railway company, an appeal from
chancery court. The case first came Into
court In 1903 and Is an action brought by
Kmythe, a dealer In unlisted securities,
to enforce an alleged Men for about $40,
000. Tho Vermont Society of Colonial Dames
will hold Its 15th annual meeting In tho
Kellogg-Hubbard library this afternoon
and evening.
The Vermont Medical society will open
the 99th annual meeting here to-day In
the city hall auditorium.
Edward Carey has returned from Mont
real, where he has been employed as a
telegrapher by the Great Northwestern
Telegraph company and Is to resume his
work for the Western Union hero. Tho
service hero has been Inadequate since
tho legislature opened,
Francis Lynch sustained a double
fracture of the bones of nun arm yester
day afternoon lit Jumping from the
Seminary hill cur at tho foot of tho Bane
Street hill.
WATERBURY.
J. B. Williams was at homo from Mont
peller Sunday, where ho Is decorating tho
Knights of Columbus hall. His daugh
ter, Miss Violet, entertained Sunday night
at dinner In honor of her blrthday.-Oood
now is received from llttlo Euretta Sho
nlo, who is nt tho Mary Fletcher hospital
following nn operation for appendicitis.
Mr. Shonin returned from Burlington yes
terday. Mrs. Hhonlo will remain there.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Carr and daughter,
Gladys, of Worcester wero guests at tho
home of E. E. Foss over minua.-.n.
and Sirs. B. R. Demerltt entertained at
Blrchmoiint Saturday Mrs. James liiocn.
nr. nml Mrs. William Brock ana sons,
Carpenter, Welts and Frederick, of Mont-poller.--Representative
H. N. Demerltt
pent Monday in iiurnngion. .wrs. m
it. i a nrrlved iii town to bo the guest for
f'cvcrnl weeks of her daughter, Mrs. H. N.
Demerltt. Miss Terrlco Foss lamed nnr-
lf ro bv a fall that sho Is unable to at
tend school. August Kecne, who recently
mid his farm to Mrs. Scolluld of New
York, has purchased tho Patrick Gor
man place.
T. Nelson Dalo of Plttsflcld, Mass..
of tho IJ. S. Geological Survey was In
town Tuesday and looked over tho
llmo nnd mnrblo deposits In tho sugar
place of Henry Carpenter. Older resi
dents will remember that this win
worked some by Ooorgu Arms 40 or 0
years ugo when ho owned the plno
Mr. Dalo took several specimens with
hint. T'.ie mnrble seems to bo of gool
quality. D. C. Jones Is able to be out
ana do some work. Mrs. John Pres
ton has teturno.l from Enosburg Falls
Mrs. Franklin Carpenter remains
about the same. Those who had heard
of tho telegram received from tho
Rev. S. II. Wheeler of California to
tho effect that he and his daughter,
Frances, might como this fall arc dls
appointed at the later message that
they cannot como until spring. Mr.
Wheeler wns pastor of the Congrega
tional Church In this place for 17 years
and has many warm friends who wore
looking forward to seeing htm.
Among those who attended the Chris
tian Endeavor convention at Morrlsvllle
were tho Rev. W. L. Bolcourt, Miss Flora
Scagel, Mrs. B. R. Demerltt, Miss Wcl
thy Boeker, Miss Alice Scabury. Miss
Etta Graves, Miss Rose Carpenter and
E. E. Campbell. Mrs. R. M. Demerltt,
Judge E. W. Huntley and Miss Annie
Dorothy Palmer were In Montpeller yes
terday. A number of the ladles from
hero are planning to attend at Montpel
ler to-morrow and Saturday tho State
meetings of tho Daughters of the Amer
ican Revolution and Daughters of 1S12.
FAYSTON.
.1. II. Smalll is quite ill with Inllamma
tory rheumatism. Mr. and Mrs. F. H
Perry of Beverly, Mass., spent last week
with Mrs. F. A. Bragg. C. W. Bingham
i and son, Charles, have moved Into the
' Fred Carroll house. Mrs. Byron Garvl
ind daughter are In Burlington. Mao
Smalll, who has been l:i Trout River,
I'. Q., a few weeks, has returned. John
McKay has returned from his visit to
New York. P. G. Hill went to Boston
on business Monday.
MIDDLESEX.
Mrs. Martha Hastings Is spending a
week with her daughter, Mrs. Fred Dunn.
Tho Rainy Day club met Saturday with
Mrs. Albert Taplln. There was a full at
tendance. Refreshments were served.
Raymond Ward has purchased an Over
land automobile. Mr. and Mrs. C. C.
Ward accompanied by Ward Qulnlan aro
to start soon for their new home In
Owosso, Mich., where Mr. Ward has gone
Into biiBlness. Mrs. Daniel Wellington of
Fltchburg, Mass., Is spending two weeks
with her mother, Mrs. Amanda Newhall,
and her brothers', Messrs. William and
Arthur Newhall. Mrs. Daniel Wellington
of Fltchburg, Mass., accompanied by her
niece, Miss Cellstn Newhall, will go Fri
day to St. Albans to visit a sister of Mrs.
Wellington's, Mrs. Cullcy. The slate road
In progress in front of the George Alex
ander place is being pushed by a delega
tion of men and teams. Mr. and Mrs.
Walter Cnrr and children of Wnterbury
were over-Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Levi Swift. Mrs. Levi Swift and son,
Roland, accompanied Miss Lucy Swift
on her return to Burlington as far as
Waterbury and remained over night with
relative.--. They returned homo Monday.
SOUTH WOODBURY.
Harold and Raymond Iedden with
their two sisters have been spending a
few days at tho Ledden cottage. Mrs.
Isabel Ewen Is entertaining Mrs. Bebeo
of Rupert. Mr. and Mrs. Allle Carr
visited at Allen Alnsworth's on Sunday.
Mrs. Henry Leach Is Improving and
able to ride out. Mr. and Mrs. Walter
Eastman were at A. L. Haskell's the
first of the week.
WATERBURY CENTER.
Waterbury Grange, No. 137, will hold
their annual fair In Seminary hall Wed
nesday, October 16, from 9:00 a. m., to
5:00 p. m. Competition Is open to tho
State. Tho fair will be followed by il
promenade and oyster supper In tho
evening. Lurann Newhall of Salem,
Mass., Is at Mrs. E. A. Newcomb's. A
son was born to Mr. and Mrs. F, A.
Mark, Monday morning. Tho Rev, Mr.
Douglass of Waterbury preached In the
Baptist Church Sunday afternoon. Next
Sunday tho Rev. Mr. Bolcourt wtll preach
at threo o'clock. Sunday school at two.
Mrs. H. W. Brock and Miss Isabel
Stevenson, who have spent the summer
at tho Lodge, returned to their home
In Now York, Monday. Henry Batohel
der, who has been working at Hotel
I.ock-ott", Sugar Hill, N. II., Is with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. K, Batchelder,
Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Town were at H,
1'. Hill's, Sunday. Mr, and Mrs. Jamos
Thurston are at Henry Thurston's for
a week. Fred Green, who has been
working In Wilbrahain, Mass., spent a
few days In this place last1 week. On
Thursday he went to Sheldon Springs,
where ho will work at his trade, of
carpenter. Mr, nnd Mrs. E. E. Hutchlns
of Montpeller were at L. W. Russell's,
Sunday. Mrs. Sophia Lucia was colled
to AVorcester Saturday on account of
the Illness of her daughter, Mrs. Fred
Rood.-Tho Ladles' Aid of tho Baptist
Church will servo their annual harvest
dinner nt the Lodge, Friday.
NORTHFIELD.
Francis II, Roberts, aged about 50 years
uiea fcimuuy morning at his home on
tho Roxbury road, near the twin bridges,
after a short Illness. Besides his wife he
leaves a daughter and two sons. Fhneral
services worn held from his late home
on Wednesday at 9:00 a. m. T. Nelson
Dale of the I'. 8, geologic survey Is mak
ing this place his headquarters for a
few days while Investigating the slate
nnd other mineral deposits In the vicinity.
Tho Northfleld Commercial club has or
ranged to purchase about 40 acres of
land at and nbout the summit of Polne
mountain. It Is proposed to construct a
carriage and automobile road to the sum
mlt, nnd thero Is reason for hoping that
a hotel may bo erected there within n
year or two.
Edward E. Stehblirs, socretary of the
llrst civil ncrvlco district, with head
quarters at Boston, made an official
visit tit tho Northfleld postofflce and
also at thu wuuthor bureau Tuesday,
F. ,1. Dutton has moved h's family
to Bellows Falls, whero ho hns charge
of a moving picture enterprise. Royal
Britain Is to movo from tho Miss
Wllny houso on Main street to J. P.
Rnbldnu's house on North Main street.
Prof, C. V, Woodbury hns moved his
family from Mrs. J, M Howe's house
on Central street to .1. W. Welch's
houso on the samo Htroet. iTho Ver
mont Hosiery nnd Mnchlnory company
Just received several now machines,
which will be put In comm'sslon as
soon as possible.
MORETOWN
Mrs. L. Roberts Is 111 with the grip.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Russel went
Tuesday to Bristol, where they will visit
for a week. Mrs. M. Ik Freeman, who
has been suffering with rheumatism, Is
gaining slowly. F, E. Johnson was In
South Fayston Monday. Charles Goss
had his arm broken and his head Injured
while cutting ensilage. He started to
throw off tho belt nnd It caught his
arm. He Is at the Heaton hospital nnd
Is getting along as well as can be ex
pected. Charles Smith was In Wnter
bury Tuesday. The Dorcas 1'nlon met
with Mrs. H. O. Ward Wednesday after
noon and evening, Herbert Freeman nnd
family have moved to Windsor. Mrs.
Harvey Walte and Mrs. Alma McAllster
of Waltsfleld called on friends In town.
NEVER CROPS THE
EOUftL OF THESE
Records for Almost Every Cereal
in U. S. Surpassed This Year,
Says Report.
USY DAY FOR B0ST0N1ANS
Ancient and Honorable Artillery-
men Visited New York Shore.
Amiable Chasm, IMnttsblirgh nnd Mill
fitrr Reservation Inspected Even
Ins: Passed nt Ethan Allen Club
limine To-ilny'n Program.
VERMONT N0TES
Hurley P. Cook of Mlddlebury Is on
hlB 15th trip to South Africa with sheep,
Tho Cascade Realty company of
Bratlloboro has been Incorporated
with a capital stock of $10,000.
All the barns on tho Mncmtllan place
at West Hrattloboro were burned Fri
day night. The fire started In somo un
known way In the homo barn.
The dedication exercises at tho now
marble bridge nt Manchester Center
Tuesday afternoon drew a crowd of 1,500
people. Tho bridge cost $4,293.
It Is estimate! that 600 delegates
from all parts of tho State, will
attend tho unnunl Sunday school con
vention at Bnrro October 23 to 25.
Elf T. Rlcn, ono of tho oldest rosl-
Tho Ancient Honornblcs who, by the
way, aie not so nnclcnt as tho term Im
plies had a large time yesterday.
They set sail at 9:05 In tho morning on
tho Tlconderogn, for n day on the Now j(,ta ()f Barro and for many years a
Vntif .iinr. Uniin . twt if .!. ihev Unllnr. died Friday. Ho was born In
entrained In special cars for Ausablo 1 127, an J learned his trade when 18.
Chasm. There the majority of the mem
Washington, Oct. 9. Never beforo have
the great cereal crops of the United
Slates been so bountiful as those of this
year. Renirds of production for almost
every ceteal have been surpassed, in
some instances by millions of bushels.
The October crop report of the de
partment "f agriculture, Issued to-day,
shows spring wheat, oats, barley, rye
anil hay all have exceeded the bust rec
ord productions while the crop of corn
and potatoes from present Indications
also will lie the grentebt ever yet har
vested. Speaking of this great showing made
by the country's farmers, James Wilson,
.secretary of agriculture, to-day said:
Tho crops are tho heaviest on record.
The season has been favorable but somo
credit is duo to tho wide efforts made In
late years by tho federal government and
the State to help farmers throughout the
country to get better returns from tho
average acre.
The features of the report aro the
enormous harvest of corn, oats and the
spring wheat. More than three millions
of bushel-i of corn, almost a billion and
a half bushels of oats and three hundred
and thirty millions of bushels of spring
wheat have been grown. The States in
the Northwest are harvesting the great
est crops ever grown there.
In North Dakota 1 I6.&92.000 bushels of
spring wheat, the greatest spring wheat
harvest ever grown by any State, was
produced. The yield per acre there was
Increased from eight bushels last year
to IS bushels this year.
Iowa, with lUU.TS'i.OiiO bushels; Illinois
witli 182,726,000 bushels; Minnesota with
122,032,000 bushels and North Dakota with
96,138,000 bushels were the principal oat
producers. In each of these States the
yield per aero this year was almost
double last year's yield.
'It looks as If we won't have to Im
port any potatoes this year," said Sec
retary' Wilson in commenting on the rec
ord potato crop. Indications are that the
farmers will have lOs.OOO.OO bushels more
potatoes this year than lost when, by
reason of tho short crop, large quanti
ties were Imported from Europe.
NEWS TOLD IN BRD3P.
If the wife's provocation ir great, a
wife may lie to her husband, is the ruling
of the Kansas city court of appeal.-5.
hers of the company took the trip
through tho great split. Some, however,
had mndp the passage before, and they
reserved their energies for tho after
noon. About noon the Tlconderogn, making
n special run from Plnttsburgh, picked
up the Ancient nnd Honorable Artillery
men at Port Kent and took them to
Pittsburgh. Tlie members of the com
pany had box lunches, brought from
their hotels In this city, and these wero
eaten on the ship.
It was nearly one o'clock when tho
expedition disembarked on tho Pitts
burgh dock. There they were met by
Colonel Calvin D. Cowles of the Fifth
Infantry, one battnllon of his command,
nnd the regimental bund. Escorted by
this force, the Ancient Honorables
marched up through the town. Tho ap
pearance of the Infantrymen on their
way to the dock had moused tho Inter
est of the Inhabitants, and the report
got around that something cxtiaoidlnnry
was In the air, so consequently there
wns a ctowd of good size all along the
route. Tho Fifth Infantry band and
reel's band, the latter accompanying
the Ancient Honorables, added to tho
numbers on the curbing, Result. Plntts-
bitigh surrendered without firing a shot.
I'ui'suiint to the request of Mayor Goff,
flags were flying along the line of
merch, In token of the city's welcome.
Out to the reservation marched the
column. Tin re the entire Fifth regiment
went on dreys parade. Then the quin
tet's were Inspected by the Bostonlans,
nml the emptiness of the inner mnn
was minlstei cd to nt the of fleets' club.
The rule, welcome the coming and
Fully 20,000 peoplo witnessed tho third
annual street inir in i-nun ....... ----
f. Bain nt noon lnteriercu v. mi mu
affair, but the crowds remained until the
finish.
George Murray, blacksmith of St.
Albans, has llled a petition In bank-
ruptcy giving minium.-., u.
assets of $316, of which $300 Is claim
ed exempt.
run-dim 11. Gold, a hnrness maker of
Vnnl'ifleld. has filed a petition In bank
fin ce
ruptcy giving nls iiaouiiies as i,o.w..
with ussetb of $1,811. SS, or wmcn -io io
claimed exempt.
A lemon measuring over five nnd
one-half Inches In circumference is
being exhibited by Judge 1 1. fcou
of Barre. It wns grown from a slip
sent tho Judge several years ugo.
The Rutland Railway. Light and
Power compnny has secured a fran
chlso for lighting tho streets of Pltts-
for.1. Wires of the concern may also
be extended Into Fowler.
The Fair Ground association of Rutland
took In $2.4'i2.7.'i on the grandstand dur
ing the county fair. Half of this sum will
be applied to tin- cattle ham loan fund,
to which ::7 subscribers gave $200 each
Bates E. Stover of Boston has taken
the poxltlon ot superintendent of schools
of llrattleboto, Putney. Diimmerston and
Vernon, lie Is a graduate of Brown Uni
versity In the class of ISOJ.
W. J. Samson ot Samson's Lake View
House had one ear torn off recently
When he drove under a shed of
the Green Mountain Packing company at
!-'t. Albans. The roof was lower than ho
thought.
Brattleboro has hail a suddon out-
GRAIN AND PRODUCE.
New Tork, Oct. 9.
FLOUR-Flrmly held with a fair trade.
Receipts, 2l,2O0; shipments, 6,520.
RYE FLOUR Steady,
CORNMKAL Firm.
WHEAT-Spot strong: No. 2 red, $1.03
elevator nnd $1.0114 f. o. b. afloat; No. 1
Northern Duluth, $1.01 f. o. b. afloat.
Futures market was generally firm all
day on war nows, the higher cobles,
strength In tho northwest and further
export talk. The close wns lUc net high
er. Dec. !i!icfi$1.01, closed $1.00; May
closed $1.04",. Receipts, 130,800; shipments,
11.2S0.
CORN Spot firm; exporth COc f. o. b.
afloat December to March. Receipts,
6,625; shipments, 214.
OATS Spot tlrm. Standard white, r.flV4c-
No. 3, 89c! No. 4, S$c; natural white,
37Vfrff40e: whlto clipped, 39fM2c. Receipts
91,1100; shipments, 1,710.
FKED Firm.
HAY Quiet. Prlmo, $1.20; No. I, I.l?r
1.1b; No. 2, $1.(KJ1.C0; No. 3, OOltKe.
LEATHER Firm. Rejects, 1
PORK Firm.
BEEF Strong.
LARD-Strong, $12.2012.0: refined
strong; continent, $12.73; South America,
$1.1.2."; comKitind steady.
SUGAR Raw steady; Mnscovndo, 3.61c,
centrifugal PC test 4.11c; molasses S3 test
3.3Cc ; refined steady.
POTATOES Easy. Long Island bar
rci. $:.:.-.m.50.
CABBAGES Steady nnd unchanged.
BOSTON FRODUCE MARKET.
Boston, Oct. !).
FIOITR Fair, demand easy. Spring
spr-ed the parting guest, was olnervcd i break of diphtheria, but t'lo cases aie
when Captain Appleton's command was
duly escutted by the regulars to tho
boat, mound four o'clock, and t",ie Tl
conderogn hoisted her sails should any,
started her paddles for Burlington. At
six the oyage was over, and the men
from the Hub again set foot on Vermont
soil, loud In their commendation of Dan
l)oiiils, whose management and person
al supervision of the trip across tho
little mean had been all they could ex
pect and mote than they had antici
pated. The visitors dined with appetite at their
hotels, as befitted the occasion, the salt
(?) air ami the stienuous campaign they
had made. After dinner there was a con
cert by Teel's bund In the Van Ness
lobby, nnd the evening was spent by
most of tin Ancient Honorable), at the
Ethan Allen ilub. where Jov and good
fellowship prevailed, and even the men
whose h -arils were gray pioved the
truism Cant men are but boys of a larger
growth.
To-day the M lssai husetts men will
taste more at ength the hospitality of
Burlington. In the morning they will go
motoring, If Mr. Hooper Is able to clear
the skies. In the afternoon they will wit
ness dress paiade at Fort Ethan Allen
and stand at attention through tho
strains of The Star Spangled Banner. Ill
the evening they will hold their banquet
in the Van Ne?s House at 8:15. To
morrow morning at eight o'clock their
eight-car special will speed them east
on their wn to Bretton Woods.
Dr. Laumonler of Paris says the high
living and riotous feasting of tho French
revolution started the gout in France,
and tht taint has been transmitted to
succeeding generations.
PRESENT FOR BRIDE.
While hanging out clothes Mrs. Martha
Hunt of Camden, N. .1., put too many
clothespins In her mouth and It took
surgeons half an hour to icduce .a dis
location of her Jaw.
Tho American boundary survey has
received a report thot recent heavy rains
in Alaska did $2,000,000 damage to the
Copper River railroad, built by the Mor-
in-Guggenhiim syndicate.
Trouser.s are to be provided by tho gov
ernment for the Mexican Indians when
they visit Mexico City. The Imitation
trousers heretofore worn by them hnvo
scandalized pollto Mexicans.
Insurnnco companies uru probing the
death of Harry W, Fischer of Chicago,
who carried $200,000 life Insurance and
who wns killed while hunting with O. M.
Arebach near Baldwin, Mich.
Ancient nml Honornhli-N Dili the
Handsome Thing.
Ono of the reasons why everybody
likes the Ancient and Honorable artil
lerymen Is that they aro made up of
good fellows. Proor of this was fur
nished yesterday.
tV.s the steamer iiconderoga was
about to leave Plattsbiirgh for Bur
lington with the artillerymen, It be
came noised nbout that the hospital
steward of the Fifth Infantry, E. K.
Stevens, and his bride; wero on the
boat. Teel's band wns soon playing
tho wedding mnrch and the artillery
men started a collection to raise the
money for a present. Tho collection
was a success and the envelopo which
was presented to the couplo was a fat
one.
Last evening at the Hotel Vermont,
where the wedding party put up, Mr.
Stevens attempted to thank tho party
and made a neat speech. Tl e visitors
rosponded with a hearty encore and
the ranking officer kissed the pretty
bride, to the envy of many of his subordinates.
Thieves who took valuable books and
silverware from tho homo of John M,
' crner In Philadelphia, overlooked a
Murlllo painting once owned by Jerome
Bonaparte and valued nt $50,000,
For the third quarter of 1912, or three
months to September 30, railroads ordered
1.1S0.000 tons of rails, 05.000 cars, 1,232
locomotives and 90,000 tons of fabricated
steel,
Detective Choeseman climbed 20) feet
to the top of a church splro at Camden,
N. J., to arrest Charles Kcphart, steeple
Jack, wanted for wife desertion nnd who
refused to como down from his lofty
perch,
Announcement Is mndo that nil ships
at the naval mobilization and review at
New York will be open to visitors each
day from Octobor 12 to October 15 and
that no tickets or passes will be neces
sary.
Mrs. George D. Wldener of Phlla
delphla hss given the Owl club of Har-
vnrd $7,000 to build a home for the club
In memory of her son, Harry E. Wldener,
lost on the Titanic, nnd a member of
tho club.
Capt. Francis Tuttlo of Tacoma, re
tired member of tho United States
revenue servieo, says that for 30 yrs
whalers havo told stories of tho blond
Eskimos recently visited by Prufossor
fc'U'failHBOIl.
ANNUAL MEETING OP 0. V.
llnllrnnil Made H12,U52.t7 Increased
Freight ami I'lmnengrr lluslnes.
St. Albans, Oct, S. Tho annual meeting
of the Central Vermont Rallwuy company
was held at the general otllces in this city
to-day and was attended by tho follow
ing stockholders: Ex-Oovernor E. C.
Smith of this city, E, H, Fltzhugh of
Montreal, c W, Witters of this city, li
H. Baker of Boston, S. E. Kllner of Now
York, Albert Tuttlo of Fair Haven, .1. S.
Murdock of Providence, R. 1., and G, C.
Jones of this city. Tho following board
of directors was elected: E, J, Cham
berltn of Montreal, F C. Smith, E. II.
Fltzhugh, W. Seward Webb, John W.
Stewart, John G, McCullough, E, II. Ba
ker, c. W. Witters, S. E. Kllner, E. U
Mnrston, Albert Tuttle, O. C, Jones and
C. P. Smith. The directors elected th
following officers: Executive committee
E. J, Chamberlln, E. II. Baker, E. IL Fits-
hugh; chairman, E, J. ChBmberlln; presi
dent, E. H. Fltzhugh; vice-president, C.
W. Witters; treasurer and clerk, W. H.
Chaffee; auditor. W. G. Crabbe.
Tho gross receipts of tho business and
operation of tho company for the year
ending June 30, 1912, were $i,435,832.:j;
operating expenses. $3,419,312.10; balance,
$1,010,519.81, Tho net result of the busi
ness and operation for the period was
$12.9-2.97. Tho total for Improvements ana
extraordinary expenditures Included In
operating extienses was $22,569.40. I ne
total train mlleago rcportod was 2,912,313;
total car mileage, 36.7Sil.084. The number
of tons carried In traffic ono mile win
309,505,018, nil Increase of 8,812,904. 'fho
number of oussenuers curried one nillo
was 50,051,828, on Increase of l27-sx;
mild nn.l no epidemic Is feared, The
outbreak Is ascribed to "unrecognized '
cases, those not reported to the health
o nicer.
One of the attractions at the coming
second annual Vermont corn show at
Windsor on November 0 and 7 will be
a mammoth Kennedy arena, sou feet
long and !) feet wide, In effect a huge
winter garden.
Merton, Olln, n farmer of North
Snaftsbury, shot two buck deer FrlJuy
morning. The ieer had done damago
to his buckwheat crop. Ho complied
with the statute by notifying tho war
den and dressing; the animals.
During August the operating reve
nues of the Rutland railroad were
f .",,",7,166,63 and the expenses amounted
to $237,S.t9.59. The operating Income
aggregated $104,121.17, an Increase of
Jl,7.",l.S:i In comparison with August,
1911.
The llolstelti-Friesian Register com
pany of Brattleboro has been Incor
porated under the laws of Vermont
with a capital stock of fSO.OOO. T'.i,!
company takes over the publication of
the Holsteln-Fricsliin Register an 1
the Blue Books.
Mrs. Eva Johnson of Newfnnu picked
130 quarts of red raspberries and 17
quarts of blackberries this season.
She walked most of the tlmo from her
hotno on tho hill one nnd a half miles
away and brought the berries in bas
kets packed In suit cases.
Charles Clifford, proprietor of the
Bomoseen Hotel at Castleton, a first
class license, was arrested Friday
charged with selling liquor on holidays
and Sundays. Twelve offenses are al
leged. He furnished $1,000 ball for appear
ance in Rutland county court.
John V. Kecso and Calvin I, Wagner
Individually and as partners to the
Rutland Catering company, havo filed
petitions In bankruptcy with liabili
ties of $1,79S,64 and nssets of $871.30
Mr. Keese has liabilities of $4 4.90 and
Mr. Wagner $33.40 with no assets.
Mayor C. 1 Howe of Rutland may
call a special election to decide if the
city will build a now reservoir. The spe
cliil water committee has recommended
an expenditure of $129,00, for a resor
voir to he built on land adjoining tho
present one, with n capacity of 30,000,000
gallons.
Mis, F. S. Caroy of Morrlsvllle haa
raised a turnip that weighs 16 pounds,
another weighing 12& pounds. Twenty
two average between 10 and U pounds.
She nlso raised a cabbage that weighed
HH pounds after being cloudy trimmed.
All the work In her garden was done
by two women.
Manager T. A. Boyle of the Rutland
opera house hod trouble Tuesdny night
with his orchestra at a performance of
"Alma, Where Do You Live?" The bas
drum was cut In a place, where It could
not be patched, and non-union men did
not show up to play as they knew tha
leader was a member of the musician's
union.
Domlnlco Peduzil, one of tho Italian
advance Kuard In Barre, died Wednes
day Oct. 2, ut his home there. He was
5S years of age and with a few others
went to Barro about 30 years ago.
At the session of tho United States
court at Barro Oct. 2 65 annllca
lions tor citizenship papers wore re
celved. Scotland headed the list with
40 names, Italy next with 17.
Clydo Kennlson of Bellows Falls was
fined $50 at Northampton, Mass., on a
charge of exhibiting at the Hampshire,
Franklin and Hampden county fair a
deformed boy whom he claimed was hla
son. The boy Is about 12 years of ago
and has six fingers on each hand and
seven toes on each foot. The arreat waa
made on complaint of Mrs. Alice Mont
gomery, ngent of the State Society for
the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
MONEY FOR ST. PAUL'S.
10,000 Bequeath la Will of Mr I,
C. Clark Recently Deceased.
By Iho will of Marian De Forest Clark
filed In New York yesterday, $10,000 la
bequeated to the rector, wardens and
vestry of St. Paul's parish In this city,
to add to the fund Touted by Col,
LeGrand n. Cannon, Mrs. Clark's father,
towards the defraying of the expenses
of the parish, Mrs. dark also left $13,000
fMt xcu-u city cimriuca,
patents, $.ioac,25; spring clears, $l.00i
4.25; In sacks, $1.23174.30 In wood; winter
patents, $3,l,V;5.40, winter straights, $4.0
liifi.'Ji; winter clears, $1.30fi0' Kansas, in
Backs, $4.rf?4.75; in wood, Jii,".
M I LLFE1CD Dull. Spring bran, $2IW
21.5-1; winter bran $24.'J5T2I.73. middlings,
$23. 50129. 50; mixed feed, $23..W9l; red
doir, $31.7332; C. S. meal, $29"fi30.75:
linseed meal, $34.50; gluten feed, J26.30;
hominy feed, J29.50; stock feed, $31, oat
hulls, $17.50.
CORN Dull, lower. Spot. No. 2 yellow,
7Sc; steamer yellow, 77c; No. 3 yellow,
TOVie; for shipment No. : yellow, 76,,4'r(
77c: No. 3 yellow, 7Cfi76'te
OATS Firmer, quiet. Spot. No. I clip
ped white, 42'c; No. 2 ellpjud white, t.'c;
No. 3 clipped white. 40Ac; for shipment:
Fancj, 40 lbs., 42'S-I2',ic: fanev, 3S lbs.,
4H4'a42c; regular, 28 lbs., (iWillf; reg
ular 3C lbs., 4fxri40iie.
CORNM EAL Bag meal $15MJl.fil;
granulated, l.3vfj4.40.
HAY Dull, lower. Choice, $2121.60;
No. 1, fJ3ii21.3n; No. 2. $21122: No. Z, $17
ftlS; stock, $141116.
RYE STRAW-$19fi20; oat. $llf(12.
OATMEAL Lower, dull. Rolled, l.3"i
4.50; cut, $1.7.VM.9f.
RYE I-IyOCR-$4.1(Ki4.C5; graham flour,
J3.Mi4; rye meal, $3.70.
HOTTED fORNMEAL-Jt.2ir'4..TO.
PORK PP.ODUCT3-Short cut and
eavy backs. J24.,o- medium, J27..iop24.2j;
ong cut, $23.23; raw leaf, Uc; rendered
leaf, lta4c; puro lard, 13Hc; dressed hogs,
lO'l'-V.
FRESH MEATS Reef, extra sides, 14
ifil3c; heavy hinds, rSViUiSc; heavy
fores, llHfil2c; medium sides, lOQllc;
western cows and heifers, 8310c; lambs,
fancy, lirflllc; winter. Sfffic; yearlings, 7
5lsc; veals, fancy, l5Qi6c: medium, 13
14c; ordinary, lCHJ12c.
POULTRY-Northem fowl, lSfflSa;
western, large, ISc; medium, lfgl7c;
western broilers, 20c; live fovi, 14c;
native broilers, 2-lb. nnd up, dressed,
:frr(22i; live. 15fil6c; squab, $2.501j3 doz.;
pilng ducks, We.
EGGS Choice hennery, 40fHlc; eastern
xtr.is, 37'H'?;c; western extras, 327131c;
firsts, 2STi30c; storage, 23Vfrt2oc.
BEANS Carload lot", pea beans, $3.10
flS.15; bit.: No. 2. $2. 7502.55; medium, $2.95
03; yellow eyes, $2.COQ2.65; red kidneys,
r2.60Ti2.70; California, small white, $3.25ff
3.30; foreign pea beans, $2.73-32.55; lima
btans, 01i,c lb
APPLES-Oravensteins, J2.75TJ-1 bbl.;
Baldwins, $1.75172.50; Greenings, $1.75?1)
2.50; Pippins. Wcalthles. $2.50
Hubbardstons, $1.75ff;.50; Mncklntosh
Beds, $1.7534; Hnrvcys. $2T?2.75; Snow,
$2 25ti3; St. Lawrence, $2fj2.50; boxes, 50a
g$1.50.
POTATOES Aroostook Green Moun
tain, $1.20fl,25 bg.; 6wcets, Eastern
Shore. $1.76ft2.25 bbl., SOIiSDc bskt.
FRUIT Late Valencia oranges. $3f4.50
bx,; cranberries, $5tj6 bbl. nnd $1,733
2.23 crt.; cantaloupes, Colorado, standard
crts.. $2.25; Burrell Gems, S3cft$l;
peaches, York State, S&gCOc bskt.; Col
orado, 40?j60c crt,; grapes, pony bskts.
Concords, SifflOc; Delaware, 9-iJlOc; Niag
aras, SfrtOc; Salems, 10c; plums, Dam
son, 33Tj40c bskt.; eating plums, 25e.
the week, selling now for 40 cents pe
pound, retail, nnd 3414c wholesale, Man
Tho following quotations nrn supplle
to the Flee Press by the C. P. Smltt
Feed company, tho Burlington fruit mar
ket, A. E, Tryon ft Son's meat market
and C. A. Barber.'
WHOLESALE PRICES
Beef, dressed
Butter
Chickens
Fowls
Eggs, doz
Hny, per ton, loose
Hogs
I.nmhs
Now potatoes, bbl $2.003$2.23
RETAIL GROCERIES.
Beets, pound
Butter separator, creamery.
Now cabbage, lb
Cauliflower, each
Celery
Sago eheeso
Carrots, lb
Cheese ,
Cafe cheese, per Jar
Cu.-umbers
Cream cheese, each
Chicory
Grim coin, doz
Lima beans, qt ,
Cranberry brans, qt
Egg plant, each ,
Edam cheese, each
Swiss cheese, lb
Plmollve eheeso
Walnut cheese
Welsh rabbit
Plcnnto cheese
Roquefort cheese, lb
Eggs, doz
Flour, bread, bbl
Flour, pastry, bbl
Lettuce, Boston ball head .
Lettuce, homo grown, head.,.. ,'j3
New maple syrup, gal $1.2otj$1.3.j
New maple sugar, lb
Oleomargarine, lb
Olive oil, gallon
New potatoes, pk
Sweet potatoes, lb
Spinach, peck
Parsley, bunch
Radishes, bunch
Green peppers, 2 for
Tomatoes, lb
New turnips, bunch
Wax beans, qt
Green string beans, qt
RETAIL MEATS.
Bacon, lb
.11
31'.
.leg 20
.20
.28
,12f? 15
.17
,03
10
.05
.'S
.wg.io
,21
.05
22
$1.20
,03-5,03
.10
.10
.13'T 18
,10
,08
.1517.2S
40cfi$1.2O
.49
.10
.10
.10
10
.60
.35
,$6.751i$7.30
.$6,501? $6,73
.101j 12
..01 15
25
$3.5-)
,25
,r-
.40
.06.10
.05
.06
.05
.05
.10
.10
Beef, roast, lb
Broilers, lb
Chickens, lb
Ducks, lb
Hams, lb
Hams, sliced, lb
Leaf lard
Lnke Pike
Pork Roast, lb
Poik Chops, lb
Pork Sausage
Porterhouse steak, lb
Round steak, lb
Salt Pork, lb
Sirloin steak, lb
Spring lamb, hind quarter ..
Spring lamb, forward quarter
Spring lamb, chops
Tripe, lb
Turkeys, lb
Veal steak, lb
RETAIL GRAINS.
.253 30
.25
.30
.23.2S
.25
.1
.30
.15
.IS
.lft.20
.20
.15
.253.35
.25
.15
.30
.25
.10
.30
.10
.30
.80
Baled rtraw, cwt .70
Bran, cwt $1.40
Old cornmcnl, cwt $1.70
Hny, baled, cwt JLC0
Hcnfced, mixed, cwt $1.95$2.0O
White Middlings, cwt $1.85
Brown Middlings, cwt $1.60
Oats, bu .47
Provender No. 1, cwt $1.65
Provender, No. 2, cwf. $1.65
Poultry wheat, cwt $2.003$2.20
Cracked com, cwt $1,70
RETAIL FRUITS.
Bananas, doz 103.30
Cantaloupes l(g.30
Grape fruit each 10g15
Delaware grapes, bskt 203.25
Malaga grapes 150.20
Concord grapes 153.20
Niagara grapes 203.25
Limes, doz 153.20
lemons 263.40
Late Valencia oranges 25g60
Peaches 20U.40
Native Uartlett pears .203.30
Peaches, basket CO3$L00
Rocky Ford melons, each
Quinces, lb .08
LIVESTOCK MARKET.
New York, Oct. 9.
BEEVES Receipts, 9,W0. Firm. Steers
$3.401i9.75: bulls, $4.00416.00; cows, $2,503
COO.
CALVES Receipts, 1,991; weak. Veals,
$7.50311.60; a few, $U.7o3i2.O0; culls, $3.00
87.00; grossers nnd buttermilks, $3,503
4 50; westerns, W.OOCI.M.
SHEEP AND LAMBS Receipts, 9.616,
Sheep steady; lambs lower; sheep $2.50
Q-1.25; lambs, $3.5037.00.
HOGS Receipts, 5.7S4; easy at $8,900
9.40; pigs, $7.75S8.W.
BOSTON BUTTER MARKET.
Boston, Oct. 9,
BUTTER Unchanged. Northern, 333
S3Vsc; western, 313tflHc.
CHEESE Firm. New York twins, IS4
(S'19o; good, WISc.
Chamber of Commerce quotations.
prlco of commission merchnnta to deal
era:
Vermont and Now Hampshire, extra
assorted sizes at 31c; boxes, five pounds
each, full weight. 32c; prints, full
weight, S2c.
CHICAGO PRODUCE MARKET,
Chicago, Oct. 9,
WHEAT Dec. 93Sc; May 974c; July
94Hc
COHN-Dec. 53T4c; May B3Hc; July
OATS Dec. 3210; May 35c; July 85c
PORK Oct. $17.20; lard, Oct., $U.S3;
ribs, $11.05.
Cash quotations were as follows;
FLOUR-Stcady.
RYE No. 2, 6&309c.
BARLEY Feed or Wllxlng, 47352c; fair
to choice malting, 60872c.
TIMOTHY 8EED-SS69c.
CLOVER SEED-Ji3.003i8.oo.
MESS PORK-$17.20317.26.
LARD (In tierces) $11,924.
SHORT RlBS-(loose) I10.503U.25.
Wheat 60 cars; corn 133 cars; oats 224
cars; hogs, 15,000 head.
GRAIN STATISTICS.
Tola! clearances of wheat and flour
wen. equal to 663,000 bu. Primary re
ceipts were l,863,00u bu compared with
1,186,000 bu. tho corresponding day a year
ago. Estimated receipts for to-morrow
THE BURLINGTON MARKETS
Sutler hua gono m two cents durlrs
TRADE REPORT
Reports to Bradstrect's for the monty
in summarizing trade conditions for Sep
tember of this year, reflect an Improved
stato of trado over what was noted fof
the samo month In 1911, and the outlook
for further trade appears more encourag
ing. Among the manufacturing Interests,
ns has been previously noted, during tin
month, labor is In demand and manufac
turing plants aro, with a few exceptions,
well employed. Rainy weather has In
terfered some with retail trado but thd
merchants report .stocks In good shape.
Wholesale firms state thu demand ha
been a little better than usual although
collections have not been as good as do
sired. Among iural districts, tho rains of tha
month have done some damage O crops
but the yield, n.s a whole, has been satis
factory, considering the bad conditions
the early part of thu season Tho sales of
fruits haa been larger than usual and a
number of tho retail merchants ran out
of supply of article. for canning Tha
corn pack this year Is reported as le.
than normal, a late start and unt.ivor
ablo weather conditions had its effect In
a light yield. Wholesale lumber mer
chants report demand large and prices
up Dealers In building material report
the demand good.
Failure reports for the week Just closed
include one voluntary bankruptcy. Ths
month of September recorded one Invol
untary bankruptcy with u total liability
of $9,.r-M.2t und assets of $4,971.SO, a Ilka
number of voluntary bankruptcies wcr
reported for August, 1912, nnd added ta
list of failures was one compromise and
two receiverships for that month. Tha
third quarter this year showed a larger
number of failures than was reported for
tho same quarter last year. Included In
tho failures for third quarter of 1912 worn
two receiverships, three suspensions, one.
extension, threo compromises, two in
voluntary nnd nine voluntary bankrupt
cies, with aggregate liabilities of $22,605.9
and ossets of $14,039.97, while tho third
quarter 1911 gave one receivership, ona
alignment, three compromises, one in
voluntary and 12 voluntary bankruptcies,
with liabilities of $29,13S6S and assets ot
$19,942.5$.
Losses sustained by fire for September,
1912, were 11, affecting 17 firms with total
damage of $136,760. This was over hnl(
tho total damage for tho third quarter of
this year. Tho tiro loss for the quarter
was tho 'heaviest of the third quarter for
any year slnco 1900. giving ns It did a
total tiro damage of $204,920, resultlnaj
from 25 (Ires, affecting 32 firms, The third
quarter this year gave nine domestl" cor
porations with a total capitalization ot
23,500.

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