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Excursion Steamer New Eng
land Sighted off Boston
Dr. Jackson and Family Pro
bably on Board.
Huston, April 20. Tlio Dominion
liner, New Lnghind, which conveyed
tlio excursion party to Italy a month
ago, and on hoard which the small
pnx broke out at Naples, was sighted
oil' the Highland Light this noon.
Slie has 1 100 passengers to be quaran
A FIRST CLASS PLAY.
Mr. "William Dcvcre and Iloyt's ta
lented company of players in "A
Black Sheep, " which conies to Blanch
ard opera house next Thursday even
ing is an attraction of this sort and
c mies stamped with the record of a
successful run in New York at Iloyt's
theater and a series of unbroken suc
cesses on its tour throughout the
country last season. The company
supporting Mr. Jtevcrc is one which
includes many well known names,
whose presence in the organization
serves to assure the public that the
performance will be of all around ex
cellence and one that all lovers of
good comedy, well played, cannot af
ford to miss.
A NEW STATE'S ATTORNEY.
Middlcbury, April 20. The judges
of Addison County Court yesterday ap
paintedJames B. Donoway of Middle
bury State's attorney of Addison
county to complete the unexpired
term of lion. Frank L. Fisli of Ver
gennes, whose resignation from that
ollice was recently tendered by reason
of his appointment as National Bank
Examiner of Vermont. Tlie appoint
ment of Mr. Donoway was unani
mously made by the judges and his
endorsement for the vacancy included
the practically unanimous recommen
dation of tlie bar of this county, and
a large majority of the leading men of
William Spear lias entered the em
ploy of E. L. Densmore.
Extra Selected Bird Food
3 lb. box Cod, boneless, -2
lb. Brick Cod, boneless
2 lb, Bag Soda,
10 lbs. Rolled Oats,
The best Print butter in Barre
23c per lb
WARD & LAW
For Saturday Only
Two cans Salmon
Three cans Peas
Three cans Tomatoes
Three cans Corn
Best Print Butter 20 cents per pound
G. J. TOWNE,
183 North Main Street, - '- Barre, Vermont.
VOL. Ill, No. G.
Steamer Chataugay Launched
Burlington, April 20. 1000,
J he water in the lake has risen
more rapidly In the past 48 hours
than at any previous time this year,
It came up 0 inches and was last
night within 20 inches from the face
of tlie dock. All the streams empty'
ing into the lake are overflowing and
the water will probably continue to
rise for a number of hours. The ice.
was practically all out yesterday. In
side tne breakwater there was a con
siderable quantity floating around but
it vill be dissolved in a few hours.
The lake has been closed for 50
days, as compared with 7!) days last
The steamer Chataugay was launch
ed today and navigation will soon be
NEW JEWELRY FIRM.
The Perley Chandler Store Purchaied
by Burr Brothers.
Frank Burr of Thetford Center, Vt.,
and his brother Fred of Foxboro,
Mass., have purchased the jewelry
store of the late Perley Chandler and
will take possession immediately.
Both these gentlemen arc experts
at the business and Fred is now con
ducting a store at Foxboro, Mass.
Frank has not been actively engaged
in business for some time owing to
sickness, but lias been residing on a
farm at Thetford Center, recuperating.
These gentlemen are well and favor
ably known in the southern part of
Vermont, and there is no doubt but
what an established business like the
one they have purchased will be han
dled by them profitably.
INSPECTION OF BATALLI ON.
Co. E held their first outdoor drill
last night and intend having another
on next Tuesday. Five candidates
were elected and a general meeting
It is iikcly there will be a batalllon
inspection held on Thursday, April
20th at Montpeher, Major Howe of
Northlicld being the Inspecting
David McKnight was out again yes
terday after a long- illness.
Red Star Lunch Rooml"abie tostopaiimiiiwork
7c per package
Louisiana and Mississippi Un
MANY LIVES LOST
- 1 Loss of Property
into the Millions. Water
New Orleans, April 20. A calamity
of appaling magnitude has been expe
rienced in this section this week, and
the worst is yet to come. Partial re
ports of the damage from the storm
belt foot up into the millions.
The Illinois Central system have a
loss of $100,000 and the end is not yet.
There is no telling when the trains
will run. The streams are still rising
and it is raining today.
The tie up is complete. The trains
which departed for Chicago Monday
day have returned here witli two car
loads of mail; business is at a stand.
still. Belated news arriving here
tells of great loss of life. Four were
drowned at Meridan and two at
Hattersburg, Miss. Water at Enter
prise Is five feet deep on the main
streets. Three bridges have been
sweptaway and a number of buildings
demolished. The floods arc worse
than ever known here before. Todays
advices may bring additional details
of disaster and loss of life.
Pearl river reached the highest
mark since 1874. All business on the
river is at a standstill. The water
has reached the first lloor of all the
stores on the river front. People arc
forced to abandon their homes. Hun
dreds of cattle are drowned.
Croton Landing, N. Y., April 20.
Another arrest toda.f , making 2m. in
all. Gen. lloe announces that 72 ad
ditional men have gone to work today
near Peekskill. A hundred and fifty
men are now at work on the dam.
There is no trouble.
Bellows Falls, April 20. The Con
necticut river is higher today than it
has been at any time this season. It
has risen rapidly and is now so high
that most of the machines at the In
ternational Paper company's plant
are shut down. The low lands are
flooded and telegrams received from
Woodsville, N, II., state that the
small streams arc full to the banks.
This water will reach here soon and is
Manchester, N. II., April 20. In
twelve more days the members of the
National Granite Cutters' union of
Manchester will either come to some
understanding in regard to the ex
pected strike on May.l, or all granite
manufacturers' shops will be closed
and business suspended until the mat
ter is settled.
It was stated Wednesday by a union
granite cutter, employed in one of the
local shops, that on some evening be
fore the 20th of this month, Secretary
James Duncan of the National union,
whose headquarters is now In Boston,
would send an official notice to the
granite cutters of this city, calling
them together for the purpose of mak
ing out a bill with the scale of wages
asked for, and would order this bill
presented to the employers for accept
ance. 8AD DEATH.
Teter Sutherland of Berlin street
died at 2 o'clock this morning. lie
was 48 years of age and since the
death of his wife six months ago,
has been suffering from consumption.
There are eight children left without
any relatives In this country, the eld
est being eighteen and the youngest
He was a member of Clan Gordon,
and services will be held an 2 o'clock
Philadelphia, Pa., April 20. Tlie
University of Pennsylvania team
whitewashed tle Vermont lads by a
score of 17 to 0. The Quakers were
determined to wipe out the defeat of
last year and played the game for all
there was In It. "
BARRE, VL, FRIDAY, APRIL
Boston April 20. Cloudy ton It
rain Saturday northeast winds.
(Special to Telegram.)
Watcrbury, April 20. The direct
ors of tlie Watcrbury National Bank
issued a notice tills morning stating
that tlie doors of the bank would be
opened forbusiness at 2 o'clock this
afternoon, and at the appointed hour
business was resumed for tlie iirst
time since it was learned that the
bank had been defrauded of $35,000
and that the teller, .T. C. Farrar, had
made his departure.
The directors in their notice stated
that they arc able to open the doors
for business at this time under Instruc
tions of the department at Washing
ton, I). C, without any impairment
of tlie hank's capital.
Frankfort, Ky., April 20. Henry
Youtsey, indicted as one of the
principals in tlie assassination of Goe-
bel, pleaded not guiity at district
court meeting this morning. The
hearing is set for Monday the 30th.
New York, April ::0. The State
democratic committee lias called the
state convention June ,5 at New York
Muskegon, Mich., April 20. An in
cendiary lire, the result of church or
ganization troubles, burned the Im
manuel Holland Reform church today.
Nicholas Carey, a fireman, was killed
by a falling wall and lien Peterson, a
fireman, was seriously injured.
NO JAPANESE LABORERS.
San Fransiseo, April 20. Thirty-
three Japanese contrae laborers who
arrived two weeks - ist return to
Japan on the next stev-.ruer as the sen
tence of deportation lias been con
firmed at Washington. The examin
ation of 214 Japanese has begun.
Burlington, Vermont, April 20, 1900
The only interesting development in
yesterday morning's session of chan
cery court with chancellor Taft pre
siding was the revival of the injunc
tion case of state vs. U. A. Woodbury
proprietor, and H. E. Woodbury and
H. N. Clark, managers of the Van
Ness house. The petition for a tern
porary injunction in this case was de
nied by chancellor Rowell. The case
now stands with the others on an ap
plication for a permanent injunction,
Shelburne Pond Fishermen Arrested
According to Fish and Game Law.
Burlington, April 20. Four Shel
burne pond lishcrmcn were in city
court yesterday afternoon, charged
with shooting pickerel in violation of
the statute, which provides for the
protection of tlie pond for a period of
years from January 1 to May 1. They
were L. A. Allen, Irving Isham, Aus
tin McKen.ic and Ralph Sherwin.
Sanctuary Granite City No. 32,
Shepherds of America, held their reg
ular meeting last night in F. of A.
hall. The following officers were
J. F. McDonald, pastor; Charles A.
Londgrcn, sub-pastor; Peter Alexan
der, treasurer; Henry Frcnler, finan
cial scribe; James Vcale, recording
scribe; Oscar Burgh, first aid; E. C.
Cullcn, second aid; Hugh O 'Hughes,
senior keeper; B. A.' Bylow, junior
keeper; A. J. Snyder, trustee; Joseph
Yule, I). S. pastor.
Now is the time to but your hose.
We carry a full line of hoso manufac
tured by a well-known firm, the Re
vere Rubber Co., whose reputation Is
wide spread as one of, if not the best,
companies in the country. Barre Sup
ply Co., Barre, Vt. 0-10
Any man wanting spare hand tool
shurpeners, or any employers wishing
to engage union tool sharpeners, can
bo accommodated by calling at tool
sharpeners room, No. 10, Miles' gran
ite bunding, from 7 to 9:30 a. m.,
dally, except Sundays. J. F. Sadllcr,
Cor. Scc'y Tool .Sharpeners Branch,
No. 2, G. C. N. U. 298-tf
Negro Peters Taken From
Jail by a Mob
RIDDLED WITH BULLETS
Was Dragged 200 yards and
Suffered Great Torture.
Bluelields, Va., April 20, John
Peters, colored, who assaulted Kate
Ritchie aged hi and white, on Wed
nesday, was lynched last night.
He had been captured by the aid of
bloodhounds. He was placed in jail
at midnight. A masked mob broke in
ind dragged Peters with a rope about
the neck fur 200 yards down the rail
road. Hundreds of shots were fired
into his body while being dragged.
He was dead when they reached the
woods but t he rope was thrown over a
tree and drawn up further and riddled
Mayor Horsey has appointed George
Wood as regular policeman and Mr.
Wood has qualified and is now on
duty. The appointment holds until
the next regular meeting of tlie board
The May term of supreme court
will convene at Montpelier on Tues
day, May 8. The docket will be out
n a few days. It is expected the ex
ceptions in tlie murder case of state
against Dohcrty will be argued at
Rumor Regaling GoTajlor to that
Frankfort, Ky., April 20. When
the order of the circuit ccurt was read
today all the names of those announ
aed as indicted yesterday were read
but the name of Gov. W. S. Taylor
was unmentioned. Thus there a dis
position of the rumor thas he has
Bfanchard Opera House
THURSDAY, APRIL 26
in this city of . .
Greatest Success and
A BLACK SHEEP
Presented by the strongest cast ever
organized, headed by
ME. WILLIAM PEVER13
Produced in this city with all' the
elaborate scenery and extravagant
stage accessories, precisely the same
as given at Iloyt's Theatre, New
York, where it had a prosperous run
of more than 200 hundred nights.
Prices, $1.00, 75 50, 55.
Scats on sale at Seguin's New Stand,
Monday. April 23.
This Straight Edge is made especially for Granite Cutters' use. It will pay for itself in a short time,
as it saves the time of one man. It may be clamped on any sized stone within its capacity, and it will
stay there while chipping. It has lead plugs screwed in the head and tail pieces which conic in contact
with the stone, so there is no danger of damaging tho work
TROW & HOLDEN, BARRE, VERMONT
i SCRIBNER'S MARKET.
OUR SUGAR CURED HAMS AND BACON
4 OUR SPECIALTY 4 I
FRESH VEGETABLES and GREENS Received Each Weekf
I Pressed Ham, Minced Ham and Boiled Ham
1 1 .
on nana at
! Telephone No. 10-4
BA8E BALL GAMES.
The National League Season Opened
VEUMONT VS. PENNSYLVANIA.
Score by innings:
1234 5 078!)
Vermont 00000000 00
Pennsylvania 3431011 0 17
Two base hits, Shape; three base
hits, Shape; base on balls, off Lea ry, 2:
olf Layton. 0; oil Oatlev. 7: hit hv
pitched ball, Putnam, Wight, Gaw
thorpe; double play, Oatley to Wight;
Shape to Collier, to Jones; struck out
by Leary,2; by Layton, 5; by Oatley,
3; umpire; Phelan; scorer, Abbott.
At New York.
Score by innings:
1 2 3 4 5 fi 7 H ii
Brooklyn 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 03
New York 01100000 0 2
Base hits, Brooklyn, 7; New York,
0; errors, Brooklyn, 3: New York, 1;
batteries, Kennedy and McGuire, Car-
rick and Grady.
Score by innings:
1 2 3 4 5 0 7 8 )
Pliila. 5 50202201
Base hits, Boston, 25: Phila.,
rors, Boston, 5; Phila., 2: batteries,
Nichols, Bailey, Willis, Sullivan and
Clarke; Orth, Bernhard and McFar
land. AT CINCINNATI.
Cincinnati, April 19.
Score by innings:
1 2 3 4 5 (i 7 8 9
Cincinnati 11201 3 01 110
Chicago . 1 0 1 0 0 4 5 2 013
Base hits, Cincinnati, 13; Chicago,
14; errors, Cincinnati 3; Chicago, 4:
batteries, Phillips, Scott, Pcitz; Grif
fith, Menefee, Donahue.
AT ST. J.OV18.
St. Louis, April 19.
Score by innings:
1 2 3 4 5 0 7 8 9
St. Louis 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 03
Pittsburg 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Base hits, St. Louis, 7; Pittsburg
errors. St. Louis. 1: Pittshin-o-. 2? lmt..
j)cricf. Youn aiK, O.Cmin01, Leevcri
Indianapolis, April 19. Indianapo
lis Cleveland; no game; wet grounds.
Chicago, April li). Chicago Mil
waukee; game postponed until Satur
day. COLI.EOE KCOltEK.
Worcester, Mass., April 19. Wor
cester, 8, Holy Cross, 4; Holy Cross, 8,
Glasses fitted by an oculist exam
ination are far less likely to be wrong
than by any1 eye specialist" or optician
who is not an eye doctor. Dr. Han
son is the only one in the city who
makes an oculist examination. Glass
es guaranteed accurate, and cost in
cluding examination no more than is
usually paid for superficial work to
sonic one you know little about.
Call and sec. t f
an umes. ?
- 77 NORTH MAIN STREET
I DAILY AVERAGE I
Of Barre Evening Tele f
gram for week ending
April J4 4 4 4
Is Maintained by the British
Advancing. . Firing Heard
Near Karee Siding. The
Strength of Boers
London, April 20. A Blocmfontcin
special yesterday says that tiring is re
ported south of Kareci Siding, six
miles north of tlie glen. The strength
of the Boers is unknown. The Brit
ish infantry supported by the artillery
is in a strong position on the large
London, April 20. There are ma
ny indications thai. Roberts lias start
ed or is about to start for the north
goal. The report of lighting at tlie
glen may be the Iirst news of progress
and Britisli advance to Pretoria. The
censorship is greatly increased and the
Boers south of Blocmfontcin are re
ported to be retreating.
London, April 20. Tlie Blocmfon
tcin correspondent of the Chronicle
telegraphing Thursday says:
"The requisite remounts and equip
ments have arrived and all the infan
try divisions are now supplied witli
"The Boers in the immediate
neighborhood are quiet: but both
sides arc steadily preparing for the
coming struggle. Lord Roberts is
"Several lots of concealed arms and
ammunition have been discovered
here this week. The epidemic of
fever is abated.
London, April 20. A deluge of rai n
lasting ten days has brought tlie op
erations in the southeastern part of
the Free State almost to a standstill.
The creeks have become roaring riv
ers and the roads are streams of mud.
Brankfort, April 20- Gen. Deary
returned from a reeonnaisaance of tlie
forces cast of tlie railroad to the
Modder river. Only met a few scouts
but saw British fortitieations all along
THE HEPBURN BILL.
Washington, April 20.- Represent
ative Hepburn announces a deliuitc
arrangement by which tlie Nicaraguan
canal bill will be considered by tlie
House May 1 and 2.
Our new line of spring petticoats
have arrived. A'eale & Knight.
We have just received a fine
new line ol Dining- Tables and
Chairs, which we are offering
at popular prices.
The PATENT ADJUST
ABLE TABLE is something
new. Come and see it.
George T. Conner's
16 N. MAIN ST.,
Undertaker and Funeral Director.