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MIDDLE13UKY KEG1STEK SEPTIDMI3TCR .3, 3a8(,
lohn Wltherell ls bullditig a new barn.
T. W. Fletcher's new hog house ls coni
plctod. Thc pinnll shower 011 Tuesday was
Tho Ilutdilnsoii saw-ntlll ls havlng a
good rtm of business.
Mr. Stoddart died last Tliursday of
I softening of tliu braln.
Partles fnmi Middlebury are at work
011 tho new brhlgo uear the saw-mlll.
Mlss K'lttle Wltliercll. who lias becn
qulte slek wlth qtilnsy, ls Improvlng.
O. F. Sollaee returned from Canada
last weck wlth a large drovc of eattle.
The sehool began last Mouday undcr
the inanagement of Mlss Deane of Crown
Mrs. 15. W. Hcnienway, who was
strlcken wlth paralysls last weck, ls Im
provlng. Charlie Pratt, son of .T. W. Pratt, has
bccn very slek wlth hitlaiiiinatloii of the
bowclB. Tuesday he was soincwhat bct
ter. II. C. Hurwell ls understood to be the
lcading Hepubliean candldate for town
represcntative and Albert l'reblo ls
talked of by the Deinoerats.
A patent check ls the talk of the day
herc. It enablcs one to slt In hls wagon
or slclgh and uiieheck hls horse orhorses
and to check theni up agaln. J. II.
AVitherell ls the 111:111 tli.it handlcs thcin.
Mrs. Addie llainniond left for Chleago
Mrs. Mary H. Dana returned froin
Saratoga 011 Momlay.
Mr. Davis, livlng Upon the Harry llunt
fann, liad two cow killcd by the evening
cxpress Wednesday night.
Mrs. Huhbard. wldow of the late
Perez Hubbafd, who has been ickat her
son-in-law's, Mr. Wm. Molntyre, was
buried 011 Tuesday from hls residence.
Mr. Iliibbard died abotit two nioutlis
Mlss Hattie lloyt. of Panton roopened
her hiihool 011 Town Ilill 011 Mouday,
after a long vacation. Milfrcd Barton
and l.oroy ('. I'u"cll, fornieriuembcrs of
the sehool, will attond the aeademv this
Mis. Alono Man-lield is very 111. Dr.
G. It. Sanboni of ltutland, fornieiiy of
this town, their family physician, is in
atteudauce upon her ca-e. Mrs. .Icnnie
(Higley) Thomas ot St. I.oui. Mu.. a
niece Mrs. Manslield, arrlved last week.
The town ineetingon Wednesday voted
by 1,'(S to to adjourn untll .lanuary
next. This leavo the acceptauee of
State aid lor the Bristol road unaeted
upon, wbieli U reganled by the friends
of tliu appropiiation as fatal, a- they 1111
dortand tbat the (probablo) repeal of
the law at the coining sossion will de
Etroy tho wholo proeeeding. The fiiends
of tlie approiirlation niade a gain of .1(1
votes and the opposition IJS .-inee tho
ineeting of .Itilv 7th.
Mrs. Oaroline IK-wey i in town, the
guet of Hon. K. M. Wright.
Mr. ViUiam Koyeu Is qulte out of
health, tlie reMilt of overwork.
A large drov- of store eattle went
tbrough town 011 Mouday lat. Tlley
were for sale.
( harle Walker thiv-lied for II. K.
Ilaek liOO liu-hel- of oat, 17 bu-hv'ls of
wheat, II bn-,hel of barley iiiaklng a
total of (!!! bushelf in two(lay,leiile
setting up the niaehine twiee iu the tiuie.
Th(! ItepulilieaiK held a eaueu 011 Satunlay-.
evenlng and noiulnated for repre
seutattae .lohli llall and torjintiee K. M.
WrlgjjV; (ildeon Abbey, C. K. Iluh, 1. T.
Itranejj,. X. Warren, R. 1'. White, 1!.
Si. i. 'l
The'py'lXr. Ilall of Klorida, fornieiiy
of I'iUrinli.vIll oeeujiy the pulpit of tlie
C'oiigteKatimuil.ehureh for the lirst two
Anldng'V'itoVi'iu town are Mrs. Dr.
Sipiier of .bioii, y. V., and Mr. Jlox
ana I'jie 'roy,ii(,', who uonie back after
an alenve, (f , -Jlfj years. Mrs. lirowne
wasasi te,r,of tljp ,lut Dr. I'age, who
was ui nnlitcnt, phyHibian here twenty
11 ve yvars hgo.. '.
Tlllry1, sooli td' be iulte an exodu of
youn jieojilo 'fi'oni :Slirirpbain to attend
sehotll. The ''MNs'ei' Korbe. Hathorn
and liafy wjlf'o' to'Tenip'je. prove, Sara-
toga. 1 Mi.ss ;!e,ua niltli ou to lturling
ton, a.nd.i' AhllT Hliglmm .returns to
Ma'i'-at'ltuietts. . 'Ainoug tliu voung nien
we heilpUuit Kr.ink Moorc, AwijiH Itrook
Ins and Klobard' WUm'U ertttiV tllel?nlver-
slty cifVciWonV. .Tulln" It. Jfdvtlj goes
to St. .lolinibtirr .fnti' 'CharWs ' oorv to
.losfcpkf'owk.will. leeturo jnithe)-C-oii'
gregiiiloiial'rhurejt''oii Wpflliesdny'e en
Ing, Septi. K,nbje(!t,l'liilftfe,Anierldil!,i
wlth a prelude upou'fhB' "I'olltlth l STgos1
of the Thn!;;fcj;ri,,)r(ii)rt'fllt,(),,lvoa
rare treat,iuni , 011.1 tliat .sliouliL.iiot.be
negieyt.e'.Vi' mnii.hWwntiud vi
clnltyi li'n.f.'ftolttrt' fltuiilfl.worlft.wl(W(
nnil hb.poRitioh ao'Ieet(irerininil- selnHar
is ln tlioi'fdix'liinK! rank 'Wo liop-' 0U1
jieopltf 'M'ifl 'pat" 111111 ' the" Miilpllihcnt W
comiiJg'buVn 'Mitite 'fb'lieAVh'lril.'artil l'i'
that ! iiniier xU'a.i, klfv1'iij;amire,eja1
tiou oWi.isjl,jjtsili.gu4?jie.i tiunm
vlslt to (cl9wu,,,,.)f9ph,,(,w(lH,,ntteiul
ed school at Xewton aeadciny, aud he
stlll i.'rths'WuWiVerest ih'tlle 'MWI' that
Mrs. .lunn. lllll ot Shoreham has- lately
vlslted at M. L. Sheldon'.
Mrs. .laSon .lones U vlsltlug l'elatlvcs
lu the north part of the Stute.
Mrs. and Mrs. Frank Handall returned
froin cainping Satunlay nlght.
Mrs. Marlon ltobiuson ha been vlslt
lug relatlves and friends in Shorehaui.
Mrs. M. A. Uaiiillton vlslted her sister-
lii-luw, Mrs. Mary I. (ireenu of Whiting,
The raln o niui'li needed eatne Tues
day nlght and Wednesday would be eall
ed a ralny dav.
111011g other vUltors last weck were
tcv. .1. II. Ilond of Benson at hls son's,
Dr. (5. W. Boiid.
Cornwall wa well representcd at
canip-meetlng at Xew Haven 011 Sunday.
sevcral golng froin town.
Samuel llltcbeoek of West llavcn,wltb
hls sou, vlslted hls brothcr-ln-law,
. II. Taylor, last week.
M. L. Taylor of Xew Haven, II. T.
Cutts of Orwell and M. II. Hanks, wlfe
and chlld of Addison have been at II. K.
The sound of the tbrcshing inaehluc
ls heard. as harvcstlng ls nearly all donc
and sonic fariners have thelr thrcshing
Mrs. Delora Moody has sold her placc
to .loscph White aud he has sold the
placc where he now livcs to Krancls
Mrs. liurbauk of Maachusctts, Mrs.
W111. Laue of llurllngtou and Mrs. Frank
'anVllet of Slielburii, sNters of O. A.
"ieltl, have latelv vUlted hhu.
Mr. 1'arsons of Middlebury has
preaehed the pat two Sabbaths lu the
Hajitlst cliuri'b. Tlie people seeined
nmeh pleased wlth I1I111. Itev. Mr. Og
den. a stranger to the people here, will
ieak in tlie saiue ellureh next Sabbath.
There i a little wanniiig-up 011 poli-
ties, as is usual with our town. 1 he ean
didates lu the lield, if we are rigbtly in-
fornied, are hvnian l'cet, llollin l'oote,
Charles II. I.ane. C'urti' .lanie' and
Dwight Mattbew.-. lVihap ome of
theu naniea liave been withdrawn and
we are not aware of it.
Mr. and Mrs. IJaliy were -guests lat
week at .Icxeph Dioletfs In Middlebury,
instead of at I.. ('. Droletfs in tbi town.
Mr. C. K. IIutehiuon ha returned to
MNs WilliaiiK of Ik'llows Fall l the
guet of .Mrs. M. .Taeknian.
Mr. Charle Tnppen of Troy i viiitlng
friends in Vergennes and I'auton.
Mr. Oeo'. K. Stone is shippiug plunis.
He pays 73 oent and 61 per bushel.
I'he Vergennes eornet band will fur-
nirh the. niu-ie for the llreiueii's tourna
nient. Itev. Mr.. Uobbins of Xorth Feriis-
bugh will pieaeh lu the MethodUt
hureh next biindav.
The young ladles f tlie Doreas soeiety
held a eandy sale ln the park Satunlay
evening and reali.ed over twentv dollars.
The eornet band playcd it very ber,
Satunlay evening, in the park. Their
iark coneerts are very popular and draw
MNs Augusta Ilainillon of Cornwall is
teachcr in distriet Xo. 1, West Salisbury.
Sehool opened Auirust. !t. There are
C. II. Sjnigg -hipped, Frlday, 20 hog,
IS veal.- and lOaheep froin Vergennes ; :1
heep auil 7 hog Irom Xew Haven and
veal troui Mlddleburv.
A bill tlsh fuur feet long was speared
in ICellogg'a bay, Satunlay, by Mr. II. V.
Edniond. It was exhibitcd 011 the street
.iiid attraeted nmeh attention.
I'he national auti-saloon lippubllean
eonfercnce nieets at Chleago, Tliursday,
Sept. lfi. The Uepubliean State eouimit-
tee have apiiolnted Mr. F. IC. Haven at. a
delegate. and I.. I). Fldrcdge of Middle
The Salvation ariny are uiaklng ar-
angeinents to locate in this' place for
sonie inoutlis and the eoinnion eouncll
propo'e to lease them tlie elty hall, sub
jeet ro ine appmvai 01 tlie people 011
elcetion day, Sept. 7.
I.etters from Mr. W111. Holland at l'as-
adeua, Cal., say that hulues U boonilug
iiud liieehanles are in deniand. Mr. Mer
rill of thc Crawford Houe will open the
large new hotel, recently lmilt at that
plaee, at a eost of 10(1,000, about Xov. 1
Sehool does not open untll Sept. 111.
W. II. Shaw, A.M., prlneipal; asslstants,
Mlss l'eabody, Miss E. Cliapiiian, .Mlss
liartley, Mlss II. M. Hanks. The
weste.rn sehool house will bo closed and
the extra 100111 011 Cireen street will be
Thc Seventhday llaptlsts havcereeteda
tent on the vaeaut cornur lot on Greeu
street, south of the graded sehool, and
ihold meetlngs each atteruoou and ovcn.
Ing. hlder 11. I'eebles of lturlingtou
and I. K. Kiinball of Uinndon have
pliari'n of tli iiH'1'tlnn.j!.
'4 he prospeet ls tliat inany of Jour peo-
1M will attrnd the Middlebury fair tlils
wwk. The assurance of the niauage
irtdnt ls a guarantee of an ' unusually
'lttrgeflsplay of valuable eattle, sheep
anfl hors'e.s. choiieto see good day:
.liHA -'i'"' 1 , ,
...iTbepuroclilal sehool, startcd by Father
.C'ainpeau, opened Mouday, wlth one huu
(Ird liU(tli;ty seholai. Freneh wll be
taugljtibyotjCOTipctent iiii-tructor. Thrco
1 uuns are teaehers in the seho(d. Thc
new sehool liouc I loealed 011 Klbow
street, a short dUtanee below tlie Catho
Itev. Ur. Hciiry lllekok preaehed ln
the C'ongregatlonal uhuich last Sundny.
Ile ls probably as 'plaln Kpokuii" a tnlii-
tter as the I're-diytci'lan ehiirch has un-
der pay. Vhen he applle hl sealpel to
rellglous huuibug, he uually leaves a
very sorrv Iooklng anatoniy. 1 1 i . ser-
111011, last Sunday, wa not un exerption.
Mr. S0I0111011 Fleld. for a long number
of years :i proininelit farnier ln FerrU-
burgh, took up hU reldeiice ln Mulvane,
l'anea, soine twenty-threc years ago.
atitrday lat he w:i 011 our streets, and
niet inany friends and tielgbbors of oth
er days. Ile U the guest of hl daugh
ter, Mrs. I. .1. IJrady of I'auton. He wa
prouiinent in raislng reerults for L'nion
regiinents duriug the war.
Frlday of thl' week Vergennes will be
llvely plaee. The llreiueii's tourna-
nient eoines ofl'on tbat day and the llrc
departnicnt are perfeetlng arrangenients
for a grand parade, ,raee and other
atnusenicnts. There will be S17" in
prles; 1st. S10(); -d, $:(); Jld, 62". The
houie coni)anies do not cotnpete, but the
Hteveii' and Ottcr C'reek hose coinpanles
will glvc .1 bnli aud hub raee at 11 a. 111.
At the close of tlie hoe raee, there will
be a 100 yards dash, a ."0 yards dash,
ack raee, etc. All vUlting coinpanles
an eoinpcti; for the prizes. llalf f are 011
rallroads aud boats.
There was a large attendance 011 the
llonian Cathollc fair last week ln the
parochlal sehool house on Klbow street.
At the elose of the fair It was found that
the gold beaded cane had been voted to
Vter Austiu. The chaiuber set fell to
the lot of Frank tiravel; thc silk dress
will be worn by Mis N'lna Slplo; I..
Geror drew tlie boly face; I). lienaud
the ei ucitlxiou ; X. .1. MeCuen drew thc
Iock: Ml.ss I.izle ltarrydrew the eelitre
table, and Einina I.aporte drew the
lounge. Thee are only a few of the
inany loi-tunate ticket imver. 1 he total
reeeipt-' aniounted to 7U0.
Uoii. Iliiani Jlai'low, who Intclv ilicd
it Windsor, bei.ueathcd 20,000 to that
town for a librarv.
foreigner akcd for natiiralization
iapers at tlie Fletcher librarv at lSurling-
ton the other dav. 0
A 'collecting" erank at l'utland has
500 tobaeeo tajj. 110 two of w hleb repre-
ent the same brand.
Tlie ltiitlaud t'ounty Agricultural .-o-iety
i- to have it 41st annual fair 011
Scpteniber 21, 22 and 2.t.
The Pi'ohlbition noniinee for State' at-
torney, noiiiinated at lienniiigtoii, de-
line to let hi naiue be u-cd.
The four white marble tablet at tlie
front and rear of tlie Rutland nieniorial
hall have been jmt into ioitiou.
Mrs. Tbaddeus Hrooks, aSaxton's liiv-
er negro wonien, trlcd to coiiunit suicide
the other day by taking aininonla.
It is said that Proctor and Wet Itut-
land will ak the next legislature to let
them set up as town by theinelve.
Hyde Wetover, tlie oldent resident of
'a-tletou, is dead at tbc age of 01
year.. He lought at the battle ot I'latts
burgli. company i being fonned wlth 82,1,-
000 capital to tart a a.h and blluil fae-
tory at ltutland. It will employ lifty
W. I.. Lincoln of Chleago was robbed
Sunday of Sl.VM) iu ('ah, bonds, stoek
ind notes, while staying at a hotel Iu
lunior Viee-Coinuiander K. 11. Triek
ot Burlington mIU rcprecnt Vermont iu
thc eouucil of admlulstration of tliu Xa
tloual (i. A. li. eucanipment.
Tlie Pavilion Hotel at .Montpelier,
whleh K. A. Dunton of St. Albans
bought lat spiiug of Mrs. ltalley, ha.s
been sold to ,les.e Vilcs of liostou.
The naval enions of the State are
pald at the Hotnu agency, and the army
pen-iou tor Vermont, as well a Xew
Hamp'hirc, are pald at Concord, X. II.
Hoinbard, one of the pr!oners who es-
caped Irom the llurliiigtoii jail lately,
has been captured at ltousc's l'oint, X.
.ind taken baek bv SherilVllarton of
W. II. II. Murray ot llurliiigtoii has
received ordei for livo Sharpie yaehts
I'hey are to be finished before next June,
aud the work of constructing theni will
Itev. I.. W. Hrown, a retlred liaptlst
uiluister of Lowell, Mass., who caiue to
West liutlaud two wecks ago aloue,drop-
ned dead at hls boardtng-plaee, Sunday,
of heart dUease.
One of the items in an appropriation
hlll pased at the last sesslon of C'on
gress 1 of 11 for pay to thc Ith regl-
inent, Vcnuout nillltla, for servlccs at
the battle of l'lattsburgh In the war of
The llardlllo Marble eoinpany, whleh
have a quarry and mtlls at Hr.indon, are
to bulld exteiislvc mtlls at ltutland. The
buildlng and plaut will cost 10,000 and
fiO nien will be employed.
Frank I.ibby of tit. Johnshury was
fonvicted In the Unlted States court at
Windsor, Satunlay, of tlllng fraudulcnt
nllldavlts lu trylng to get a penslon, aud
was sentenced to two years ln tho llou0
Mrs. Mary A. J.lvcrniore will spcud ten
days in Vernioutj begiuulng Septeniber
17, spenking under tho ausplces of the
Vorniont W. C. T. I'. Mrs. Mary II.
nioiith to dcltvcr n(ldrcss6s.
Albert O. Dewcy of Quechee dted there
Tliursday. Ho was a projcetor, and for
111 years prcsldent of the Woodstock
rallroad, had erveil iu both branehes
of the legislature, and had been chalr
maii of the Hartford scleetmeii.
Delegates who expcet to be pre(!iit at
the State ineetlng of the Woniau's Chri-
tlan Temperanee union, to be held at
Xorthtleld, Sejit. 1(1 and 17, are rcqueted
to eouiinunleate wlth Mrs. .1. H. Oreutt
at onee, and alo state 011 wbattraln they
w III piobably arrlve.
A eompatiy to maiiufactiire force
ptiuips wlth the (lenesec valve Is belng
talkcd up at ltutland. The puuip are
made at liutlalo now but If a ltutland
eoinpany 1 formed, it will have all thc
Xew Kngland State and 18 countlcs ln
Xew Vork for lt terrltory.
Hlrani A. Cuttlng of I.unenburgh, W.
W. Cook of llurliiigtoii, O. M. Tinkbani
of Pomfret, W. W. Davis of Westmin
ster, .1. G. Smlth of St. Alban and Elam
M. CtOodwln of Hartland reprcsented
Vermont at thc Xatlonal Agricultural
congress whleh clo-ed Frlday at Mlnne
apolls. The encampment of the Vermont nilll
tla at llurliiigtoii elocd Satunlay morli
ing. The State olllccrs and Senator Kd
niunds addrcssed the troops 011 Frlday,
proinlslng theni hnpi oved arnis aud ald.
They were received with iiiueh cnthusl
asm. Thc troop were sevcrely drilled
lu the inteiisc heat but stood It well.
Some Ucrman olllccrs were ainong the
sjieetators. More thati 27 per cent of all
enllsted nien and ollleer were pic.-eiit
aud the encampuient wa a pcrfect uc
ec. The aiitl-Kdmuuds elcments were
ehagrined at the cordial rcccption glvcn
The St. Albansjall wa auhjeetcd to an
otber ventilation aet Wednesday nlght,
and the prisouers caine uueoiufortahlv
uear getting away. Duriug the nlght
Dcputy Slieritl' llli-s, w clianeed to be
awake. heard an unusual noi?e iu tlie di
reetion of that jiart of the jail wheiu
male iui-oner are kept. and 011 lnveti
gatlng touiid tbat a pretty faii-icd hole
had bccn dug in the north wall. and
brieks were being rcnioved at a rapid
rate. It I needles to sav tbat opera-
tlim- were at onee supeuded, but It tbc
work had gone 011 a tew inluiitcs longer
tbc ininatcs would have becn at libcrtv.
Th(! laylug of the corncr stone of thc
Maouk' nionunicut on the ummit ol
ltird niountaiu iu Castleton 011 Frlday
la-t. undcr the aupiee- of l.eo l.odge of
Castleton, attraeted an inuuene as-em-
Idagc. About ."io lodge- were rep-ecnt-
ed lu tbc ecreiiionie. The iiionumcnt is
bullt of slab ot uniforni sit. of late.
marble and granite. each bearing tlie
naine of tbc Maon contributing It with
svmbol of the order and naine of the
lodge to whleh tbc giver lielonged.
About 800 of the.-e have been eontribut
ed. Varioiii cbaptci gave pecial .-toncs
and tlie Middlebury couiniauderv the
ip stone. Tlie regular Masonic ccre-
inoides for laylng the corner stone were
condueted bv (irand M'atcr Mar.h ().
Perkins. The address of acceptanee was
made hy MaMcr ()verecretary O'l.ricn
and the addre-s was dclivered by Pa-t
Grand Ma-tcr Henry II. Mnlth. The
saerilleial ervlee of the lanib, one of thc
ino-t iniposing lcatures of the exerelsc.
wa tlien coiuliietcd liy I.. II. Mnlth ol
tlli. I '..nri.. .r.. nviitni. ..f tl... c.r.vlOi.l.il I
.-ervice, who dclivered tlie mystie addre-s.
'I'hij w.lt, followed by the -ing-
lng by all the meinber of the cralt of
the-aeritieial liyinn. liefre.-liiuents were
sei vcd aud ,-eiitiments were propo-ed aud
respouded to by (li-titiguishcd Mason.
I'he excreien were eoncluded with tlie
slnging of tlie Ma-onie hvnin 'rnon
thls Itoelc we've I.eft Our Mark." This
1 the tlrt Masonic iiioniinieut iu the
world ' to be bullt under niich circum-stauec-
and of sucli a characler.
The boncs of u matodon weiodug up
uear Milan, Mich., a few days ago.
Dr. Ollver Wcndell Ilohncs arrlved at
Xew York, Sunday, by the stcaincr
The yaeht Maytlower has been seleeted
to contend with the Kngllh yaeht Gala
tea for tlie Queeu's cup.
Ilogs are dyiug daily by the hundreds
about Madisou, Ind., from eludera. The
dUease ls sprcading aud all atteiupts to
check it fall.
The desigu of tlie new oleoinargarlne
tax staiup is a bull traiupllng a erpeut
under foot. They will not be lllilshed
for sevcral day.
It Is taken for granted ln Washington
that Secretary Maunlng will returu to
hls jmst at the head of thc treasiiry de-
partment October 1.
A terriblc explosion occurred iu tlie
Fairlawn colliery at Soranton, Pa., Mou
day niornlng. killlng llvo nien and injiir-
ing two others seilously.
Wllllam Wandsor of Vermont, one of
the niost dcsperate countcrfeltcrs lu thc
eouiitry, was captured Sunday nlght in a
barn uear linilug, Mlch.
Deputy Coniptroller Thomas K. Ilene
dict has accepted the poitlou of publlc
printer at Washington and w ill assunio
tlie iliitio of the ollleo noxt weck.
The l'uv. A. V. Xepper, 11 prouiiucut
MethiKliht uiluister at Milwaukee, Wis.,
has been expelled from the nilnlstry for
nilsapproprls-ion Of funds. He pleadcd
Ilunt will also coiiie to Vermont
Mrs. Itoblusou. thc alleged polouer of
Sotnervllle, Mass., and her alleged ac
eonipllce, Deacon Smlth and Dr. lleers,
haye bceu held for the actlon of the
Mndge Dolaro, "a handsoine Chleago,,;
glrl," neeoinpanled by her baeker, .lerry
Costullo, Is 011 her way to Xuw Yoik
elty where she will make au attempt to
jiunp from the ltrooklyn brldge for a
pursc of 81000.
I.lnskog & Frelburg, produee mcr
chauts, jileadcd gullty at Chleago, the
other day, to olllng eleoniargarlne as
butter. and were llned S2."i. Wholesale
ariests 011 slnillarcharges are proinUed
by the butter luspcetor.
The foolUh boast of some of the Chlea
go anarchlsts that the Knlghts of I.abor
would not perinit Parsons to be hanged
has been answcrcd by tho suspension of
the assembly of whleh Parsons was a
nienibcr. and whleh wa composed large
ly of anarchlsts and soclalUts.
I.awrencc Douovan, a pressman em
ployed 011 the Pollce Ga7ctte. juuiped
from the llrooklyn bridgc early Satur
day niornlng for a wager of 8.100. He
was unlnjiircd. The polnt from whleh
he juuiped Is between llftcen and twenty
feet hlgher tban where Ilrodle jumped.
Douovan was nrrcsted and held for cx
amluatiou. The Itev. .Tames C. lleechcr of Coscob,
Ct., brothcr of thc Itev. Henry Ward
Iteecher and the Itev. Thomas IC. Beecher
of Klmlra,commlttcd suicide at the Water
Cure at Klniira,X'. V., lat week by shoot-
uig niinscit tnrougn tne nead witn a
suiall rille. He had for some tiine been
under treatincnt for braln trouble. He
wa about 50 vear of age. and of late
had llvcd with hls wlfe aud daughter 011
a fann lu Clster countj-.
Three well-known Chleago anarclilst,
l.ouls .lubl. a tallor, llenrv llat.el, a
stone ma-tm, and Wllliaiu Klotb, a eoop-
er, were arreted Minday eharged with
eoii-pii lng to do au unlawful aet. In the
coopcr -hoi where they had held ineetlng-
were lound two lull tand of Aus
tralian pieces, sword-, aud hcavy Colt's
1 1 ealibcr rcvolvers .-towed away in un
ingeuiou-ly dcvi-cd eompartment ln the
I.ightuing struek tbc I.allin & Itand
Powder eoinpany'- inagaiuc at Chleago
about 0.1.') Stinilav moruing. eau-ing au
explo'iou whleh killcd 011c )iei'-on. fatal-
, ly iujurcd lour, palntiilly injurcd a nuui
ber ot other- and destroyed about
I S7.1.000 wortb of jiroperty. The -cene ol
the disaster is about two mile- from tbc
exti'cme southwe-tern edgc of thc eity.
The -hock was Mt all over Cook county,
aud there wer riou panie- in -oine of
the eity ehurcbe-.
A -ea r-ei'pcnt was -een iu thc Htidson
rivcr between Coddington'T doek and
Klngston Polnt Sunday atteruoou by a
uumber of Itoudout boatmcn and bo
andbyCapt. 1. Itn-li of the -cboonerMary
Aun. All unlted ln saylng that tlie head
w-i rai-ed about six feet out ot the water,
aud wa- of the .-hape and gencral appcar
anee of the well-known auaeonda or
water boa of the Amaon. but iiiueh lar
ger, being about two feet tbiek. The
tbroat is (leeribed a being dii'ty white,
while the baek appcared to be niottled
with ligbt and dark hrown. Froin a
polnt about -ix feet baek of the eyc-, a
tln apieaicd whleh exteiidcd the eiitire
leiigth of that part of thc body vi-lble,
whleh was about .1.1 ftct.
Itev. Henry Ward Beecher ha.- been ill
in l.ondon aud ha- been compelled to
cancel lu- leeturo ciigageincilts. iic was 1
better at la-t aceounts. !
Archbir-hop Fabre ot Muiitrc.il has 1 j
sued a eircular letter to tlie eleriry iu
strueting them that it is their duty to
endeavor to get their parl-hkmcr who
are nicinbcr.s of the Kuights of I.abor to
wlthdruw from tbat organlatiou.
A foreign iady. who lost C12.(in0 at the
Moute Carlo gaining tables. ha eonunit-
ted suicide In a vlllage near Grcnoble.
This niakes the -eventv-sixth ea-e of
suieide owing to losses at Monte Carlo
since tho begiuniiig of tlie pre-eiit
(irecce was vlslted by tremendoiis
earthquakes Satunlay, the area of whleh
was pbeuouR'iially widc. At leat -ix
towns were entirely and a score of others
partly destroyed. On the niaiiilaud
inueh daiuage was done, but there was
little los-of Hfe. On the Island- it is
estimated that 000 pcr.-ons were killcd
and 1000 seriously injurcd.
Tlie Carragh of Klldare.the great plaiu
owned by the IiritUll crown iu tlie heart
of Kildare county, Irelaud, aud ued for
military purposes, is the scene of unusual
activity at present. The place is being
put in readlucs to recclve llve additional
reglnient of infantry and four additional
reglments of cavalry. Thee treh troops
are to le ued iu asslstlng in the work of
evictlon duriug tlie comlng wlnter. The
authorl'.ies expect that the default in
rents among the Irish neasantry thls
winter will bo unusuallv irreat. and that
the inesent force ln Ircland w ill, unloss
iiiueh strengthened, prove totally inade- necesslty ot inanutaetures to employ
(liiatetothe work of protecting the ln- thoo who niay cousume fann products.
tcrcsts of thc landlords. 1" coneluslon he pointed out the need of
. better schools and highways, and sug-
Political Notes. ' K'Jiwl meau for their iuiproveuieut.
Four of the candidates noiiiinated by 1 Tlie stallion raee was sharply contested
the ltutland county Prohlbitlonists have . hy Thought, entered by .loseph llattell,
dccllned the honor of a place on the Middlebury; Arehy, by I). Hlder, Mid
tlcket. dlcbury; and Hlland Gray, by F. K.
The ltutland worklngnieii have 110111I-' Kelley, Poultney. Wtn. Hainnioud of
natcd James Hogan, a young inerchant, j Shoreham, K. (. Farnhain of the same
for town repiVM'iitutire. J Io was then l town aud B. F. Haskoll of West Corn
uoinlnatcd by the Dtnioerat, but doesn't j wall acted as Judges In thl raee and the
aeccpt. frcc-for-all. Arehy drew the poie, 111-
llurliiigtoii Itepubllcnns noiulnated
Ellliu II. Taft for town rcpresentatlve
and the Deinoerats ex-Citv .ludLre
Haselton. The latter U mueh the brlght-
Addison County Fair.
A t tNi: KXIIIltlTIOX AND I.AIKW. ATTtXD-
anci: tiii: r.xiiiniT and kaci.
The forty-seeond annual fnlr of the
Addison County Agricultural socletv.
held 011 the fair ground lu thl- vlllage
011 Tuesday, Wedneday aud Tliursday
of the present weck, U unlversally eoti
ceded to have been one of the lio-t "if not
tlie best lu the hltory of tlie socletv. It
ilncd Tuesday niornlng, but 011 Wed
nesday the clouds had dlsappearcd and
the last two days the Weather was all
that could have becn deslred brlght and
cool. As will be seen by the llsls glven
oeiow, tlie exhlblts, partlcularly in the
lines of tlnec.v.tle and hores, were ex
teiislvc, thank to the activity of Prcsl
dent IJIssell and the other ollfcers of the
soclety. The races, too, were cloe and
Intcrestlng; and the attendance was all
that coukl have been expectcd or deslred.
Tuesday wa oceupled w lth the cnter
Ing and airanglng of exhlblts. The new
eattle pcns ereeted along the west side
of tlie track ln a eonvenlent loeation
proved to be very ueful. They were
Wednesday the crowd began to gatber
at an early hourand the llve stock toconie
ln, and before noon all the exhlbts were
011 the grounds. The iudges entered
upon their work at the appolnted tlme.
At 11 o'elock caine tlie exhlbltion of
stallion, 011 the track for preniluin-. ( 011
spleuous among them was Motlon, whleh
was shown with llve of hi get: and
Arehy, owncd by Darwin ltlder, Middle-
Miij. .-xunu-un ui wno-e coits were
.-hown wlth liliu. Ilanester. now the
property ot Wm. G. Alli of Ferrisburgh,
was also showii. At 2 .. 111. lnatched and
-ingle driveis were -howu 011 the track
and were viewed wlth Interest.
Scvcn hor-fs contestcd in the three
nilnute raee. They were: Patience, blk.
m., owncd by (Juo. M. Fletcher. Middle
bury: Ira II.. blk. g.. S. O'Xcil, l!n,n
don: .lohn S., b. g., F. II. Wineh, Mid
dlebury: Dal-y. blk. 111.. W. H. KI11-.
Middlebury: I!o5a 11., br. m.. K. .
Train, Fcrii-burgh : l!ole I.ec, K. 11.
Halloek, Vergcnne.-; lleu I!., b. g.. Paul
l'obin-on. llurliiigtoii. In draw ing lor
po-iiion- 1,0-a is. got tne poie, .loliu s.
2. Ilen 15. II . Daly I. Ira 1!. .1. Ito-k I.ce
0 and Patienee 7. The lollowing I- the
't., -cpt. 1, 1 il Tluvc.lillll
i", i-'-'ilo ih-t, .-.'.'i to -ccoiul,
lollll - 1 1
l!o-a 1! ;j
l'iltlclH'l! ,- 4
lli u II 1 . ?
j ";- 1 7 4
IlK II 7 1; j
l.'o-lo l.ee 11 (,
Tllne, -:.":i,'i, 1:.W(, JiV.n,.
Thuixlay was the great day, both 011
account ot the races and the crowd out.
It I- -cldoin if ever that one -ee- o inany
gatbercd 011 the grouml as were there
Tbiir-da v. The mo-t of theni caine early
in tlie niorning and -taycd till the free-for-all
raee wa- over at aquaiter pat slx
iu tlie evening.
The trotting began oon after ten
o'elock, wben the farmer.' raee for a
pur-e ot 9.10; u2l) to tlr-t, 812 to econd.
f-s to thlnl. '-(i to tourth, 84 to tllth was
called. There were thee elevcu starter- :
Frcd (iray of Shorehaui entered Toiuniy
ti : I.ymaii Goodell of Ilrandou entered
Ira I!: C. II. Sniithof Vergeniie, t.lp-y ;
Mephen (iregory of Addison, Toiiuny ;
(U-orge WI ell of Bridport. K. G. Ii. ;
K. Kciley of Poultney. Victor: .1. ll.Tul
ley of .salisbury, Xo Xame; II. II. Dan
yew of Ferri-btirgli. Frcd (!.: M. Meln
iyre of liri-tol, .1. It.: .1. M. llaldwiii of
shoreham, Xellie I!.. and W. J, Xah of
Xew Haven. .les-ie It. Ira II. won the
tir-t, fourth and liftb hcats and the raee.
1-.. (1. Ji. tooi; tlie eecoud lieat aud woti
thlnl niuuey, aud the .-econd inoney weiit
to Gypsy, whleh caine iu lirst on the
tliird heat. It was a long-drawu-out af
tair. la-ting till nearly two o'elock in the
afternoon. Xo tlme was annouced. Wm.
II. Deloug of West Cornwall. K. G. Faru
liam of Shoreham and Gcorge Haininotul
of Middlebury were thejudgc-.
The iiddre-- was given by llon. Jaiues
IC. llatchelder ot Arlington, who was in
trodueed by Hon. .lohn W. Stewart aud
t-poke for about halt an hour In an enter
taluliig luaiiuer. He showcd from
statiMies tbat Vermont fariners raise
more wheat, oats and eorn to an acre
thau do thoe of Illinois, and therefore
they ought not to be dissatlstled with
their attaiinnents. The decay of hill
farnis was alluded to. This the sneaker
did not deplore, as he belleved theiiiouu
tains would always be 11 ource of wealth
to the State.eveu though they grew up to
tlmber, for then they would produee val
uable liitnbcr and the streaitis that rUe iu
them would be better fed wlth water aud
thus furulsli more powerformanufaetur-
I i"S l'nrpoes
He dwelt 011 the inipor-
I tanee of home niarkets
ind hcnce tlio