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MIDDLEBURY KEGISTBR, JANUAltY 1, 188(5.
AVatson Hiiiiillton is nn tlic gain.
John AVright ls homo froin 3lontrcal
on u vlslt.
Mrs. Dr. Townsend, who has becn quite
sick, Is Iinproving.
Our landlord caused his eellar to lic
draincd thls week by laylng tlie across
All who desire to subserlbe, or to pay
up the arrcars for the Hkuistkk, may
call on O. E. Taylor.
Tho exerclses at tlic Christnias treo on
Thursilny evenlng, Dee. 2 l, were a suc
ccss, and Santa Clause dld nobly.
The reading and sltiging at. tiie Cong
rcgatlonal church Tuesday evenlng, Dee.
29, were flne, although tlic audience
was small. It wiis good enotigh to pleaso
a lnuch larger onc.
Jliss Jennio Grow ha been quite slck.
Slxyoung colleglans froin Middlebury
vrcro in town last weck.
MIss Emma I'ldloy is spcnding her
school vaeatlou at hoine.
MUs Sarah Averill i In Rutland tbls
week, vlsitlng relativcs.
liovival meetings are hold tbls week at
tho Advent church.
Wlll. Chase bas moved into Dr. Prlnie's
houso on Xorth street.
I5and meetings are beld Mondny and
Tho cantata, "ltlrth o C1irit," wlll
be glven Friday evenlng at llolly hall.
Thero is a prospoet of throo new housos
being ereeted on l'ine street next season.
AViliner Tueker has nearly recovered
Iroin his rocent sickness.
X. F. Dtmshee rcmcmhcrcd his clorks
Christnias in gifts of fur eaps and eadi.
The nicdieal fraternity roiiort considor
nble sickness in this vieinity.
Fred. Ilanimond of Middlebury was
in town over the Snbbath, the guest of A.
C. K. Myers lm :l sjck horso, at this
presont writing, tbat he wlll probably
Ezeklol llanehett ha so far recovered
Ironi his broken leg as to go about the
streets on crutches.
E. II. Dunton will open photograph
rooms over Farr llrothers' store in a few
Hie liaptist pastor and his wlfe arc to
be absent in AA'estern Xew York for two
Tliorc is a deal of grumbllng Uinong
Uie wood and log men because.df the
acarcity of snow.
Jamcs flain ls no better. Another
council of doctors is to bo callcd soon in
Mrs. Clarissa Eastman, 05 years of age,
llving on Church street, is quite sniart
thls wiutcr for her age.
Mrs. Parmelee is quite feeble. Mrs.
Gauthier is gaining slowly. Jaiues T.
llarlow and Alva lliish arc both in de
.Sixteen little jrirls and boys, the Sun-
dav-school class of Mrs. ltowull, called
on her Chrlstina", and presented hevl
with a nice pickle castor.
The Christnias trees at tho Haptist and
Methoilist churches woro attended by
large audienco. Ihe exerclses, espec-
ially by the children, woro very intorest-
ing, and all woro delighted.
Mrs. V. F. Lewis and son of Hutland
are in town vlsitlng Mrs. LewU' inother,
Jto, .1. 15. Ilolley.
Mis Sarah Guernsej- K speiiding tht
winter at II. E. Sanford's as teacher of
Uollo Joues liau a vcry uarrow escapo
on Mondny. While drlvlng a horso
owned bv Mrs. M. II. Portor, it took
frlght, upset the carriago and ran hoiuo
ficattering portions of tho vehiolo alon;
its oourso. It reaehed the barn without
lujury to itself, but tho lad's wrlst was
qiilte badly Pjiraincd.
II. F. Sanford, brother of Mrs. J. 15
Ilolley, and son of Daniel Sanford, a for
mer well-known rcsldent, dled at his rcs-
dence in Galesburg, 111., the 1st of I)e
coinber, after a short illness with conges-
tion of the braln. Ile leaves a son and
daughter. IIIs wife, who wnsMissEllen
Atwood of Shoreham, dled a few years
Tho drumatlc ciitertalninent given
Tuesday evenlng, Dec. 29, at tho town
hall by the Y. W. C. T. U. was a docided
success. The houso was lllled with an
appreclative aiullcncc. The flrst part of
tho iirogrammo consisted of recitatlons,
nuislc and tableaux, whlch were llnely
reudcred, followed by tho drauia, "Our
Folk," wlth the following east of char
C'npt. Thoinson, u rctlrcd d1ili-miiHtor,
A. V. Konto.
ilrn. Tliompson, kooiI uh ihl.
ll&tl .Tuiuiln llrowil.
Hnrrj' Tliompson, tliclr son, II. W. l)i
IMiil. dmt.ThnninHmi'ti inun-ot-nll.work.
lllrnm Snmll, a mlll owncr, J. K. Spuny.
Ciipt. liU'upor, a retlruil Calironilnn,
C. K. Siuiiimon.
lrd. unpt. hiucpur, "iiojiini? aKiuiiHi nope.
ss Aildlo Ilmlburt.
llecky, tho tom-boy, l
l C. II. l'arkill,
-MlsH Marj' A. Ilrown.
Ilulda I'runo. tull of her 'Oini)llini'nlM,
Wlllv Ynrk. Hllnsliod. but wlllillL'.
JIlss AilUlo K. l'arkill.
All parts wcro adinirahlyoxecutcd. Tho
parts of Teddy and 15ecky aro worthy of
spcclal notlcc asbeing exeoptionally well
Mrs. Lewis Icno is vcry low wlth eon-
G. AV. Abbott is suuerlng froin a very
scverc attaek of a cbronlc dllllculty con
tracted in the latts uiipleasantiiess.
F. C. rartrldgo of Hutland spent Christ
nias wlth his inother. Several frlends
alled to wlsb hiin Merry Christnias and
pend a few nioinents soclally.
At tho tlic rlnk Saturday nlght Dee.
20, a nlco arni-cbalr was voted by the
skatcrs to tho la.iest nian In Last Mid
dlebury. F. H. Piper, tho buteher, got
the chalr and was carriod ofl In it.
Thero was a very pleasant party at 1.
11. Cloycs' on Christnias day. Ainong
thoe prosent woro A. Sniead and faiully,
1$. Eastwood and fanilly, C. llutnp and
faiully froin Salisbury, E. C. Stcvcns and
wlfo of Massachusctts, G. F. Teague of
Xew llainpshiro, C. 1. Parker and faiul
ly of I'ort Ilcnry, N. Y., .1. E. Parker and
fatnlly of AVhlting, Mrs. lioborts of Sara
toga, X. V., and othcrS'froni Middlebury,
in all about ,'(2. Thero wa a C'hristinas
trec, well loaded wlth nicc and uscful pre
sents. About 2:110 o'clock tho eoiupany
were suiiiinonod to partako of tho sub-
tantials of llfo. whloli were in abund-
tneo and variety too nunieroiis to nion-
tion. It was voted tbat all had a flne
tlme and tbey left inany wlshes for the
happiness and a Merry Christnias forMr.
md Mrs. Cloycs.
Miss Xellie Garland washoino last weck
for a short visit ; alo Mrs. Carrie Poet
md Miss Katio Gearv.
Miss Alborta Sargcnt is .attending
chool at Watorburv: Miss Mary J. Hur-
dick at Stowe and Miss Mabel Johnson
I'ho Sabbatb school at the south part
ol the town liail a i nristma ireoon n,i7jr, Manbriaul. Ibo
day evenlng, Deo. 25. Thero were thiKjnj,. ,,rUt llM ,,.
ustial exerclses of seaking, etc, and tlu
treo wa well laden wilb gifts for both
(oachers and scholars.
I'he .M. K. Sabbatb school beld a very
pleasant ontertalimient at tbc church on
Christnias eve., conistiiig of speaking
ind reading by the scholars, au essay by
Mrs. S. M. Wllbur and singiug by tbc
choir. A numher of liresents, u'-eful
md oniamcutal, woro displnyed and pre
sented to tho children after tho other
Ovettc Chapln is convalescent.
The whoopiug-eougli is prevailing to a
considerable oxtent in district Xo. 2
The young pcoplo givc their cantata,
"Ilirth ot Chrlst," rcceutly rondered
horc, in llristol thls (Frlday) higliL
Commuuion scrvices will he observod
next Sunday. There will bo soine addl-
tions to tho church on tbat occasion.
Moses DoPouteo has niado a fine adtll
tion to his houso by putting a consorva
torv upon tho south sldo. Ile leaves
town thls week to canvassforthoCaniers
Prcscnt appearancis would indicate
tbat Walker & ItoothV new barn and
press at the depot will he ready for busl
nessus soou as fariners can move their
harles Walt and Miss Lucinda Woth'
rbeo woro inarried Christnias eve. (
conuratulato the bride. Ono inr7-iiig
wisely and well should he well ll'ii'-ec
upou through llfo.
The school on Town hill, taught bv
Miss Hoyt of Panton, gavo a pleasant en
tertalumoiit 'hritnias eve., cons'istiiig of
recitatlons, declainations, tableaux, etc
with a Christnias treo.
Il'roiu miothur vorrL'syiinilent.
l'orilvce 11. liottimi is at liomo on a va
cation from Ilarvai'd college.
.Mr. and Mrs. Heury E. Wasbburn havi
returned to Saratoga, wherc they will
probably reiualn during the comlu
Whooplug cough has broken out on
Town hill and thieatens to disturb tbc
poace of tho school children considerably
in tliat district.
Charlos W'aU and MUs Lucinda Woth
erbee wcro inarried Dec. 21, 18S5, by ltcv
C. S. Sargcnt at tho roldonco of the
brido's fatlier, Paul M. Wotherbce.
Mrs. Calvln Siuiic,r now lu her 03d
year, Is in rpiite comfortablo health, and
is gaiuing somewhat tho uso of her rlght
wrlst, which was broken by a fall las
Tho winter terin of lleeiuan academy
has oponed wlth ipiito full nuiiibors. Mr,
lloflhagle is popular wlth tho students
under his charge. Ile is giving tho stu
dcnts special drill in reading thls terin
The Hooth brothers of Ferrisburg!! are
pressing quite a quantlty of hay iu tho
north part of town, witli a movablo press
for C. W. Mason, I. M. ICnowles and
others. They pay 811 to.$12 at thefanu
-Mrs. Ueorgo v Jiammoiul will soou
joln her husbaud in Chlcago. IIo has se-
cured a sltuatiou thero in tho cmploy
tho Pulluiau Palaco Oar company. Mrs
llamiuond has been stopping wlth her
fatlier, S. 15. M. Cowles, thls gummcraml
E.ra Pecuo is iinproving slowly, as is
also Mrs. John Tatreau.
Little Carrie, daughter of Guy Ilarrls,
is very slck wlth a sore throat.
Thero aro ono or two cases of whoop
Miss Sliaw, grand-laughter of llcv.Mr.
Walker, ls teachlng In tho Vandcrhoof
John Wrlght, with his scvoral hclpers,
H very busy pleklng turkcys. They drcss
from four to tlvc liundred cvcry day.
Mr. and Mrs. Ellza Storrs of Westport,
X. Y., and Mrs. Ph(cbo A. Goodalc spcnt
Christnias day and evenlng at C. X.
Whllo crosslng tlic lake at Port Frank
lin, Dec. 20, John Sears drowned his
teani, valned at $1100. He had been to
The next tlnie tliat young nian gocs to
soe his glrl he had better east, a qulet
glance tinder tho loungo to sce If her lit
tle brother ls not concealed there.
Our selcotinen liave paid In all for slx
sbeep from tbc dog fund of tho town for
shoop klllod by dogs durlug tho past
oar, wlillo tho yoar prcvlous not a sbeep
was roported as kllled.
John Wetbeibce, who Is spondliig his
school vaeation at his liomo (Hev. S. F.
Calhoun's) wo learn took a prlzo at the
:xeter (X. II.) academy of 92" for his
hlgb standing in his classcs. Success to
C. F. Snilth of Xew Ilavon l canvas-
ing thi town and Shoreham for Perry
& Spaulding's school niaps. They are
recominended by several proinlnent town
school Miperiiitendents, ainong theiu G.
Klmball of our own town. Mr.
Snilth i also gettliig subseribers for
AVatson's faiullv atlas.
Col. V. 15. Wright is very slck, and
duriug a part of lat week his lifc wa
dosiaircd of by hi )hyslclan, Doctors
Woodward of Hraudon and Vincent of
Orwell, but at tbls writing hi caso is
consiiloicd inore hopeful. I5ut bo is by
no inoans out of danger. His (lioas(. i
veral years pat,
Mi loken dow n and died n M. niy ol'
naralvsU on Moudav. Ihv. 21, au I was
burietl on Thui'-day of last weel
funeral wa atti'lided at tho
' itlm ic
church. Ile leave-a widow an 1
amilv of son and daughter. lo
The entertainmi'nt given by the ('on
gregational Sunday-M'hool on ( 'bn-lnia-
eve. was well atlonucu at tne iowii nau
ind Ibo audience were favored with sing.
iiir nv tlie clioir, eousisimg oi .ur. anu
Mrs. II. '1'. Cutts. W. C. Ilack, F. Ocliam-
pauuh. Mis(.j Eva and Lena Abliev, with
Miss Joimie Warner as orgauUt. They
gavo several flue Ohristmas pleees, which
were apparently highly appreciated by
tlie audience. Miss Caro Coniaford also
irave a sniemiKi Liinstmas soug, .uss
lonnlo ltoyco ollloiatlng at tho cottage
organ. Several recitatlons were given
by mombers of tho Sunday school. Miss
Gortrudo Stcvcns recited a Christnias
pieco vcry nicely and Jennle Pluo recited
scripturo conuectod with the birth of
Chrlst, doing herself credit, whllo little
Gracc Lewis falrly brought ,down tho
houso in a recitation entltled "The lloli-
davs." Master Jay llranch also spoke
"The Mariner's Dreain" to the entire sat.
isfaction of the audience, if tho choerhig
ho got at its close was any criterion to
judgo from. Tho distributionof presents
occupied necessarily a long tlnio, Charlos
Ix!wis otllciating as Santa Claus very
creditalily. -Many of the presents woro
K-ory llne, as our pooplo vorj" gonerally
ueu this mediuiii for dlstriljuting pres
ents ainong tho diircreutmembersof their
respective families. Tho suppor was al
so an attractivojfeaturo of tho evenlng'
entcrtaiumeut and dld credit to tho com
inittee iu charge of it, but nono appeared
to enjoy this any moro thau tho younger
ones, it we may judgo trom their sjiarli
ing brigbt oyes.
Stella Pobln-on is seriously 111 with
Mr. and Mrs. Will Wallaco have latoly
spcnt several days iu Minevillo, X. Y
Mr. and Mrs. J. AV
vlsited at Dr. X. D.
'. Pcck havo latoly
Peek's lu Ticonde
F. S. Haskell is iiidlsposed, but it
hoped ho will not swell the list of slck
AVm. DeLong is makiiig rapid strldo
toward a comploto recovcry from his
inany recciit ills.
The loads aro getting good agaln and
travel ls brisk as usual, and overybody
hooes this will contlnue, or tliat we c
Mr. and Mrs. C. II. Halllday of Uoston
cainc on Saturday for a fow days' visit to
thc old homo and aged inother and other
.Alrs. Merrill liiiigham has becn for a
number of days iu Crown Polnt caring
for her fatlier and mother, w li aro in
very poor health.
Tho roads wero so bud and it was so
cold at Christnias tbat vcry little stir was
made, yet Santa Claus was here and
inany honies wero niado happy and young
faces were brighter for his coinlng.
Cards arc out for tho marrlagc, toinor
row (AA'ednesday) evenlng, of AV111 E.
Taylor, fonnerly of thls placo, to Mabel
McDonald of AVhlting. His frlends wish
hlm a long lifc and a happy ono In his
The Ladlos' Uilon Aid socicty, which
was to havc niet wlth Mrs. Marinn Hob.
inson AVcducsday aftcrnoon, whlcli tlic
slckness of her daughter prevcnted wlll
meet wlth Mrs. Elizur Peck Thursday
A little chlld of llancy Fortln dled last
Mondny. It had whooplng cough.
Mrs.' Sally Warner of Panton ls stop-
Ing lor the winter at tho Stcvcns Houso.
Taiiics G. Spauldlng and wlfo of Bur
lington and Chas. Stono aro spending
few days In town.
Chas. Snilth, tlic tolegrapli opcrator at
tho Stcvcns Houso, ls suflerhig wlth soro
cyes caused by liillaniinatlon.
This clty is blcsscd wlth scven doctors,
besldes two vctcrlnary surgcons. Slck
ness ouglit to give us a widc bcrth.
A little boy named Hayes, son of Ed.
Ilayes, had two of his ilngers cut oll'
wlth a clrular saw in tbc Shadc Itollcr
Panton, West Addison and Chlnmoy
Polnt arc to have a daily niall after Jan.
, 1880, from Vergennes. Xow they havc
Mrs. 11. A. Pcters, slster of X. G. Xor-
ton, is vcry slck wlth fcver. Sbo has
been slck several weeks. It Is earnestly
hoped slio wlll soou recovor.
The creek is frn7.cn over again and tho
boys aro having a llne t'uno skatlng; but
thero aro dangerous air lioles and the ut
niost cautlon should he observed to avold
liov. Mr. Taylor of Philadclphla bas
been given a call to proside over St.
Paul's parish. IIo olllciated in their
church last Sunday, alted by Aarou
15. Clark, a miuUtcr in prosjiect.
K. C. Scott has had vonison on salo for
a few davs and the bovs havo had lots of
fun wlth L. O. Thompsou of AVeybridge,
of whoui Scott bought the vonison, tell
lng hiin tbat the gamo constable, Fiher,
was after hiin.
John Sears, Jr., of West Addison, got
his span ot horsos Into tht! lake whllo
cro--mg on tlto lce to oru Mate a weeK
igo last Sunday. Tlioy pcrNhcd beforo
h"lp caine to asist hiin. Thorc bas bcon
no cros-lng on Ihe lce north of Cliiiunev
Polnt as vet.
irrnm ithotlii'r Corre-poiident.
( 'lii i-tmas nigbt, at tbc State reforin
choid, was an occasion of uuusital in-
lere-t. Ibo capacious and handsonie
hapol was lilled with scholars and visi-
tors. 1 bo Christnias trees were arranged
in the rear of tho platform, with their
burdeu of gifts, while the cvergroon
irchway in front, with Hothlehem's star
is tlie keystone, made a beautiful jiic-
lure. Ibo exerclses consisted of a ser
vice intersper.sed wlth scripturo readings
md responses. llev. Mr. 1'obertson mado
brief and appropriate reinarks. Miss
Lyon pri!sid(!d at tho piano, accompaniod
by Willle Fairbank on tho clarionet. Tlie
dUtribution of tho gifts was full of in-
torest to all, especially to tho happy boys
md glrls who were so bountifully re-
membered by friends and relativcs at
home. Thc prciient.s were uscful. and
nll wcro roinombercd ; scholars, teachers
iiud olllccrs. The reinarks of Supt. Fair
bank at the close of tho exerclses, were
tiniely and well cxprcssed, showing con-
clusivoly tbat ho fully realized the grav
ity of the charge contldod to his caro by
the people of tho Statc. Tlie impression
left upon the ininds of thoso presont was,
tliat he desired to do all in his powcr to
make tho school a real roformatory, and
of lastlng good to each meinber. Tho
entire alliiir pased oll' agreeably and
was highly coinplimcntary to all con
Chauneey Stewart, fonnerly of this
town, now of Iowa, is at his inother's,
Mrs. Uelen Stewart.
Soine changes are being niado at tho
basenient of the M. E. church, which
will niako it a niucli more deslrable placo
to meet in.
Presldlng-Klder Hennett preached at
tho M. E. church on Tuesday ovoning.
Xine persons wero baptized aud joiuod
Charles Ticr raised tbls year 21100 bush
els of oats from ;10 acros of land and 400
buhels of barley froin ninc acros : 3520
liounds was thc woight of seven hog
sold to parties at vergennes. Can any-
body rale theso llgures?
Ihero will be a bowl and spoon party
at tho parlors of tho M. E. church on
AA'ednesday evenlng, Jan. 0. All aro iu
vited. 15ill, 25 cents. The coinmitteo
aro: AA'm. J. Xcwton, Geo. 1J. Thorne
AVill A. Sheldon, AV. 15. Chlld and Irvlng
John Green, tho veterau horso tauier,
has been at Albert and W. 0. Sturdo-
vant's driving some colts, wlth his usual
suecoss. Theso colts aro bloodod stock
and cousidered valuablo; but they cau
be safelv trustod with Jolinnie, who
knows just how to brlng theiu in.
General County Items.
Soiuo l'lpton iieojdo aro lllling tl:elr
ice-houses. They llnd tho ico cight or
nino luclies thlck.
Tliorc are 2200 volumes iu tho Vergennes
library, whlch was founded.Tuuol, 1870,
with 121 volumes. "
Tho Vermont Investnient and Guaran
teo company of Orwell, of which C. E.
Ilush is cashier, has lncreased its capital
stock to 150,000.
Itov. Mr. McGregor,pastorof thoMeth
odist church at X'ortli Ferrisburgh, got
a bag of silvcr amounting to 57.50 on
tho treo at tho Ohristmas exerclses of tho
A inonumcut to tho lato Elder Hulburd,
for inany years a praminont Mothodist
clergyman in tlils sectiou, has just becn
placed In tho north cemctcry at AVey-
brldgo. It ls mndo of onc solld blook of
'Uie rcport rcccntly publlshed, tliat thc
State board of agriculturc would hold a
mectlng In Middlebury thls winter is not
true. 15ut ono mectlng will bc hcld In a
county and tbat for.thls wlll In allproba-
blllty bo at Addison, tho lattcr part o
AV. II. Merrltt, managcr ot tho Lake
Dunmore llouse, had a hrgiily-prized
Engllsh groj'-hound stolcn by two drum
niers. Tliey learned tbat olllccrs were
after tliem and sent tbc dog back to Hut
land, wherc it remalncd tlll a few days
ago, whcn tho owncr got track of It and
wcnt down after his property. Ho has
been ollbred $100 for thc anlniai.
St. Albaus and Burlington both have
lleunlngton has a special proecutor,
Tho total county tax lu Windsor county
thls vcar ls 870,'i.
Tho Salvation army has ro-opened its
campaign iu lturlington.
The now Burlington clty directory con
tains 0000 naine.s, 1100 moro tiian the old
Tho Stato Spiritualist assoeiatlon liolds
its next quarterly nieeting at Ludlow tho
2Jd, 2:td aud 21th of thls moutli.
John Melgs, the St. Alhans boy who
hot a sidc of his facc away accidentally
rcccntly, has dled of his Injuries.
Tho liouso of E. 0. Fay in Jericho was
buriied last week. It has just been re
furnished and tho los l large. Xot niucli
liutland's villago trustees havo no
moucy to u-e and a nieeting called to seo
what slio uld bo dono about it adjourned
Considerable imirovoinent bas latoly
been niado in tho avlum for tho insano
it 15rattleboro. The presont number of
Inmates is 4:(t.
Tboinas Fox, omployed at tho woolen
mills in Winooski, fell into a ttib of hot
dve-stulV Saturdav aftcrnoon and was
I5urglars blow opeli tho safe of Dentii-
son I5ros., uiercliants at Pittsford, last
Thursday nlght,, but were frightoned otl'
bofore they had taken the contonts.
Tlioro was $000 in tlie safe.
Martin Grillltli was unloading a safo at
AVolcott, tho other day, wheu tlie skid
gavo way and the safe fell upon his ann,
cruliing it so tbat amputatiou was nec-
During a gamo of polo on the ico at
Enosburgh Falls roccntly DonFassetand
Irvinir Lawrencc camo tosrethor with
such force as to break young Lawrcnco's
collar bOno vcry badly.
An unusual numler of drunks, at St.
lolmsbury Christnias day, cau'ed a raid
on the saloous, tlic result of which was
flnes for selliiiK ainounting to $104 and
the contlscation of 00 bottlos of becr.
AVinooski is a good placo for homo mls
slonarv work. Onlv a fow nionths ago
it was the scenc of a pri.e llght, and last
week a cock llght, in which .'W rounds
were fought, took placo tliorc.
Gcorgo E. Pelton and Fred. A. Field of
Hutland announce their iiitention of start-
ing The 'rrnwnte', a montlily of 04 pa
ges, lu whlch the llterary llglits of the
State wlll have a cliance to shine.
I'lie Stato coinmitteo of tho V. M. O. A.
has onranized with Prof. ilcnry Fair-
banks for jiresident, O. L. Page, secrcta-
rv and D. M. Camp, troasurer. A Statc
ecretary is to bo cmploycd to look after
tho old and organie now assoelatioii'
Xortlitleld brakenian named Moody
the other day reccived a dispatch intond-
ded for the noted evangelist, whoso homo
is at Xortlitleld, Mass., asking hlm to go
to Louisvillo, Ky., and hold revival meet
The Green Mountaln Stock Farm coiu
pany has becn formed under the laws of
Connecticut to carry on the buines
started three years ago by tho Moulton
Ilros. at AVest Handolph. Tho concern
keeos a lariro hord of Jorsovs and make
butter for the big Xew York hotels.
Tho Rutland Horso Itailroad company
has rcorganlzed. The prosent diroctors
aro 31. Qulnn, T. J. Lyon, G. II. Cheuey.
31. 3IcKeogh, A. II. Tuttle, J. AA. Cram
ton and J. C. Diiim. 31. Qulnn is presl
dent;A. II. Tuttle, treasuror and J. X.
Woodlln, secrotary of the corporation.
Judgo Polaud and wifo, It is said, will
spend tho winter at AVashington. Tho
judgo has been prosident of tho First
Xational bank in St. Johiisbury sinco
its organizatlon, and it ls oxpected tliat
bo wlll resiirn tlie Dosition wheu ho
leaves, aud thero may bo other changes
iu tho board of diroctors.
Tlie custoins rcport for tho district of
A'ermout for Xovcniber ls : Valuo of goods
hnpoiied for consuniptlon, $;15 1,010; du
ties, $i:i,03S.03; for warchouse and trans
portation, $17,101; dutles, $10,327.05 ; for
transportatlon and cxporation, $172,S15;
dutles,$ 12,202 ; valuo of doniostioexports,
Fredcrick 3ray and his younger brother
of Hancock and Eugeno Spencer of lloch
ester wcro arrestcd the other day on tho
charge of robbing clothes liues aud steal-
Ing in tho latter placo. Spencer owned
up and linplicated tho older May. Itotli
theso woro llncd and tho other May boy
A "hauntcd houso" mvstery in Hines
burg Is solvcil. For ton years Ellas 11
Palnier's dwclllng has been thc scenc of
mystcrloiis rapplngs and other uncanny
pnenoiiicna. I'cojiie havo flockcd from
nilles around to hear the souuds. Xow
it Is learned tliat a 10-year-old glrl In the
fatnlly has been foollng tliem all this
tlme by a series of clcver trlcks.
AValtor Hadley shot Edgnr Hayes at
Lyndonville Monday nlght, two balls cn
terlng thc latter's head. Hudley clalms
tbat Hayes called hlm out of tho houso
and struck hlm twico, and then sliot at
hlm. Hadly returned tho llro, kllling
Ilayes Instantly. IJrass knucklos and
Hayes' rovolver were found lylng bcslde
tlic dead inan. Hadley dellvered hlnisclf
up at onco. Thero hail been trouble bc
tween thc nicn beforo.
Siiperhiteiulentof Ediication Dartthas
asked the president of the State AV. O. T.
U. to get spcakers who will givo addrcs
ses on the subjoct of "Sclcutillo Tcm
porance Instructlon In Schools," at thc
various educatioiml meetings to be beld
by hlm throiigliout tho State. I5y thls
nieans it is hoped to arouse a moro gen
eral interost In tbls hnportant line of
tomperanco work; and also to cuthusc
teachers on their opportunlty, and how
to use it in teachlng physiology under
tlie new law.
The grand jury ot tho Unlted States
coui t at. Putland last week found two In
dlctments ono of E. W. Snilth for steal-
ing a registered letter from the postolllco
it Gassctt's statlon last fall, and the oth
er against I'rank Llbbyof St. Johiisbury,
who was arrested some timo slnco for
makiiig fraudulent allldavits in luaking
out iiapers for a pcn-lou. Snilth was
seiitenced to onc yoar iu tho houso of cor-
rection on a plea of gtiilty. Libby will
probably bo arralgnod at the February
tcrm of the court.
Tho L'utland 3Iusical Fcstival assoeia
tlon bas ii-t chosen these olllccrs at, Its
innual nieeting: President, A. F. Wal
ker: vice-presidonts. W. Y .AV. IMolevi
Kedlield Proctor, J. AV. Craniton, P. AV.
Clement aud Hugh II. liaxter; sccrctary,
1'. 31. 3Icldou; treasurer, E. A. 3Ior.se;
librariau. Louis V. Green; oxeentive
conumttee. J. ,. Baxtor. X. P. Klmrslev.
II. F. Field. J. II. Goulding, Oscar At.
wood, A. AV. Higgins, L. G. Kingsley, E.
L. Icmide, J. A. Gould, Gcorgo A. 3Iiet
zke, Charles A. Galo and Charles I
Tlie lturliugton Commercial Travelers'
assoeiatlon beld its lifth annual baiuiuet
in tbat city3Ionday nigbt and choso these
olllccrs for the coinlng year: President,
AAilhani AA.AAalker; vice-prosidont,LT. A.
AA'oodbury; secrotary, A. 0. AVhlting;
treasurer, X. K. 15rown; executlvo com
mlttee, F. C. Ilorrington, AV. F. Hendec,
H. 15. Simonds, A. AV. Dunham and Guy
E. llobinson. Ainong the honorary inem
bora clpoted was General 3Ianager .T. W.
Hobart of tho Central A'ormont railroad.
The assoeiatlon numbers 130 actlvo mcm
bers, inchiding over 100 travellng sales
men. Alanson Jonos, 21 years of ago, was
instantly kllled whllo out huntiug in
Stratton roeently. Ile started for the
woods in the moruing with dog and gun
to look at soine traps, saying tbat ho
should bo back by noon. Tho dog camo
back iiitlieafteriioon without hlm, search
was beguir, and be was found the next
day on a rock, dead. It appeared tbat ho
had slipped so tbat tho hainmers of tho
gun struck a stone and both barrels wero
tlred and tho chargcs went' througii a part
of ono thlgh and into tho abdomon, kill
ing hiin instantly. Ono of tho gun ham
niers was broken.
Tho town of Milton has a genuine cen
teuariau in the person of John Clliitou,
who reides within ono and a half milos
of3Iilton Falls. Mr. Olintou is a nativc
of Ireland, and was bom iu tho county
3lainthmore in 1783 as bas been proved
by the church records. He came to
Aiuerica in 1852, located In Colchester
and subsequently reinoved to 3Iiltou. IIo
has four living children. Although 102
years old, he can sce at a distance nearly
as well as over, but ho cauuot distinguish
persons near by. Ho walks all around
the neighborliood and over tho fariu,
eares for the hogs, brings iu wood and
water for the houe and does not appear
to bo over S0 years old. St. AIIkihh .Vm-
Tho Xew Orleans corrcspondent of the
Springtleltl Jtfjiublican says of A'erinont's
cxhibit at the Anierican exhlbltlon, now
open iu tliat clty: Vermont has lost her
clegant inarblo arch put up last year by
Gov. Proctor, but tho model houso, spec
imens of her woods, marblo and slate,
some of the het apples 1 over saw, raised
just outside 3Iontpolier, aro here, besldes
two carloads of cxhihits on tho way.
Ainong the several connnlssioiiers and
other Xew Englanders connccted wlth
the oxposltion, Col. J. 15. 3load of Ver
mont is rogarded as the leading nian,
witli Coininissioners Ilam, llates and
lesser llglits. Oonimissloner of Agricul
turc L. 15. Hlbbard, fornierly of A'or
mont, was here last year as an assistant,
and now has entire charge of tho depart
ment of agriculturc.
The Itutland Jftralil last week told thls
romantic story : "About slx mouths ago
a Itutland young nian bought a hat at
ono of tho clothlng stores. In tho lining
of it he found a notc. It was slgned lu
a feininitie hand and gavo a descriptlon
of tho writcr, who was iu tho cmploy of
a hat factory in Connecticut, and re
questod the purchaser of tho hat to com
lnunlcate with her. The woinan who
placed the noto there evidontly dld it for
a joke, but tho young inan wroto to her,
and, recelvlng a reply, a correspoiidonco
began betweon thein, photographs wero
exchanged, plodgos of lovo and a propo
sal of niarrlago followed, without elthcr