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Barre Eveniirur Enterprise
L. 1. NO. 9.
JiAKHE, VT., WEDNESDAY, API1IL 20, 1808.
PIUCE ONE CENT.
I L kVS la. W I U I lb.
, 'War is The Talk of Our
, if Nation.
O't display cif Shoes in our window
ith prices attached to them is the
tlk of the towu. If you value
ur money buy now before leather
;'C GEL & BRADY, Prop'rs.
t-TOT SQUAKE.' BAllRE, VT.
;f Pure Leaf,
L L Ponies,
The Cigarsto Smoke
, For Sale Everywhere.
P 11 1 'I i i C IT
' f L. Lewin, M'gr.
130 No. flain 5t.
Can bo found at
,1 1 No. Main Street.
Meals Served at All Hours.
We also carry a full line of
fOBACCO and CIGARS.
Drop in and see our Lunch Counter.
To save the Ladies' any Trouble,
We will Furnish
Bonnets and Hats to
match the Suits.
Before having any Dresses made please
28 Elm Street,
Next door to the Enterprise office and
get their prices.
We have had ten years experience
in handling Base Ball Goods and know
what pleases the player.
We guaranteed all our Goods, and
when it comes to prices
. We Will Not be Undersold
if we have to give them away.
H. L. AYERILL,
28 No. Main St. Tel. 31-3
On reasonable terms a good stone shed
with traveling and hootn derricks. Also some
verv desirable tenements : Inquire of
W, A. BOYCE.
TO KKXT A five room tenement on Feurl
St. It will he vacated Jltiy 1st.
J1HS. ELLA LAMB.
Foil SALE One House and Lot on llawes
Street, and six large Huilding Lots on
l'errin Hill, ami one large Corner Huildmg
Lot at tint corner of Second and Main Sts. In
miire at T. (i. WhitcuilPs, 517 No. Mam St.
WAXTEK lv an experienced girl u po
sition to do Ocneral llonse-work. In
quire at Dowers & Cbessor's market.
i;um:us irxcii boom.
A. II. lluzcll, the new proprietor of
tlic Bed Star Lunch Boom, puts out to
his customers a chicken pie every Sun
day ; l.eef stew, Monday; chicken stew,
Tuesday and Wednesday: fish chowder,
TIuiimImv; lish balls, Friday : hamburg
steak Saturday. Oyster stews, clam
chowders, baked beans, coffee and other
refreshments served at all hours.
We have the well known 1. M.
Fcrrv & Co.'s Fancy mixed Sweet
1'eas'ri bulk. Also "Muuehe Ferry
and "Emily Henderson".
L. M. Averill.
Boston-, April 20. Clearing to-night, fair
to-morrow, West winds.
Aldermen and City Council
Met Last Night.
The adjourned meeting of the Hoard
of Aldermen was hold in the police room
last night, The report of the meeting
held April 4th and of tiio adjourned
meeting April oth, 9th and 12th were
read by thu(cily clerk.
A petition was sent in from A. B.
Averill, U, X. Benedict and II. Z. Mills
to lay out a highway to commence at
the corner of C. N. Benedict's lot north
to Hall and Elm Streets. It means a
continuation of Hail Street. It was re
ferred to the street commissioners.
A permit was granted to (i. Thomas
for connecting his new house on Cottage
Street with the sewer.
A permit was granted Vestolla E.
Drown to connect her two houses on
Plain Street with the main sewer.
L. II. Thurston was granted a permit
to connect his house on Seminar)- Street
with the sewer. Connections to run
through fleasant Street.
A petition was sent in from the prop
erty holders on Church Street to have a
anew concrete sidewalk built on the
cast side of the street. With the peti
tion was a subscription of $11 towards
defraying the expenses. A report of
the street commissioners containing an
estimate of the cost of building from
the city engineer was read. Mr. Cur
rier's estimate was gU22, and was ac
cepted. Amotion was made that :! 2."
be appropriated for laying the same from
Washington to Averill Street, and that
the sum subscribed by F. C. Fisher and
others bo accepted. Motion was car
ried and resolutions drawn up which
were passed to a second reading.
C. VV. Scarff of the Vermont Tele
phone and Telegraph Company, pre
sented a notification for the approval of
of the Board for the erection of tele
phone poles on Prospect, Brooklyn, Rich
ardson, South Main, Spaulding, Semi
nary, and Vashington Streets and Depot
Siiuare, the wires to be not less than 2U
feet from the ground, and the company
to reserve all rights to the city for the
use of the poles for municipal purposes,
the poles to be substantially in the same
location comparatively as the old ones,
and to be made the same as others, of
suitable material. Referred to the street
commissioners to report at a meeting
A permit was granted I. O. Wood for
the erection of a two-story piaz?a at the
Phccnix House on South Main Street.
The street commissioners submitted
the proposal from City Engineer Cur
rier, giving him 4o cents an hour tor ac
tual service and the rent of the office and
half the telephone rent, which was ac
cepted and adopted and the contract
The following city warrants were
presented and voted to be accepted
uid ordered paal. Xo. :W'J to dl2 in
clusive $260 to O. D. Shurllcff for
the support of the poor, i?t'iii.0U to Jones
Brothers for errors in tlie tax lull ; $U2U
to Warren Richardson; 8750 to C. A.
Gale for water right.
The inspector of buildings submitted
a report on the petition of F. 1). Beck-
ley for permit to lunula House on a pro
posed street, called Hooker Avenue,
which was granted.
It was voted to transfer ,2000 from
the general account to the school ac
count. A meeting of the City Council was now
A bill was presented by Chief Engin
eer A. 1. 1 lie 1 ps iromiiic i uueu .-nates
Fire Police Telegraph Co. of .40..r)S for
material and labor on the lire alarm sys
tem in January. It was voted to pay
ihe bill and to instruct the clerk to no
tify the firm that if they should be sent
for to repair the old system they would
be held to the original contract.
Mr. Xashof the Montpclicf and Barre
Traction and Power Co. suggested a
few changes in the grade of the roadbed
between Berlin line and Sixth Street.
The matter was left in the hands of the
City Engineer to report Wednesday
A permit was asked by the Barre
Water Co. for the laying of water
ines on Washington, North Main and
(cranite streets, the purpose being to
give, a higher pressure to the hydrants,
and to the mills, It was refeii'ed to the
Mayor to have the matter put more in
The sealed bids for the cleaning away
the bricks from the old Opera House
wore opened. There were three bids:
One from (ieorge O. Earle and V. C.
Jones; one from" Ward & Douglass, and
one from W. II. Bidell. The matter
was referred to the property committee.
A resolution was read calling for the
renting ot the pasture on the city farm,
which was rented last year to 1". L. Hay
den, to any person for $;5.
Granite Chapter Elect Officers.
Granite Chapter Xo. 2f, R. A. M..
met last night for their annual meeting
and elected officers for the ensuing year
as follows ;
Iliirh Priest, W. T. ('abler; King, J.
W. Jackson; Scribe, F. J. Martin;
Treasucr, Frank McWhorter ; Secretary,
Thomas II. Cave ; C. of II. J. S. Wilson :
P. S., J. P. Emslie; It. A. 0., (S. W. M.
Aiken ; M. 3rd V.. Dean 1. Towne ; M.
2nd V.. William Marr; M. 1st V..F. L.
Small. A banii!et was held in the Ma
sonic hall after the election.
Wo have the most popular general
crop Potato, "Green Mountain" vari
ety, crown in Michigan, pure peed at
81.10 per Itifliel. L. M.Avcrill.
THE LAST STRAW
Grasped at and Lost
In the President's Efforts
To Maintain Peace.
Spain Must Say "Peace" Or "War"
Washington, Apr. 20' The Pres
ident signed the resolutions ami the
ultimatum at 11:21 this morning.
Spain will at once be notified and
only a few short hours will tell the
story, either of peace or war.
Key West, Apr. 20. All night the
precautions of the fleet have been re
doubled. Extra patrols are out.
Havana, Apr. 20. Everything is
quiet here, hut war preparation con
tinue. Gagnon Dead.
Brums, N. H., Apr. 20. -Teles-phore
Gagnan the proprietor of the
Androscoggin House, who was shot
last Thursday by a drunken Canadian
named John Picot died this morning.
Picot will be charged with murder.
He shot Gagnon alter the latter had
refused him liquor.
Washington Apr. 20. The Spanish
minister Bernabe has asked for his pass
ports and he will probably leave for
Fire in New Haven.
Xr.w Haven, Conn., Apr. 20. The
Henry Flanglish Block occupied by
clothiers and situated in Ihe heart of the
city was burned this .morning. The
loss is estimated at $100,000.
Mapi;ii, Apr. 20. It is quiet and or
derly here. The police guard Wood
ford's residence. Woodford is prepar
ing to leave today. Hernandez, the
vice consul, has le-dgned.
Don C&rlos on the Watch.
OsTKSi), France, Apr. 20. Don Car
los, the Spanish pretender, with his
suite, has arrived hern and will rem lin
Victory or Death.
MAiitiio, Apr. 20. The newspapers
this morning have a warlike tone, and
great headline; saying, "War is Immi
nent. " The crew of the Spanish squad
ron are now at (lad in newly equipped
and ready to start as soon as they re
ceive orders. They prefer to go to bat
tle rather than remain at home. The
commodore and all the men have knelt
before the shrine and taken a solemn
vow that they will never return to
Spain unless they return victorious.
Mi.xico Citv, Apr. 20. Mexico will
remain perfectly neutral in case hostil-
! e 'egun
Ultimatum Public Tomorrow
WASiiiN(iT.)N-, Apr. 20 At 1 1 :20 the
Spanish Minister ISsruabe received a
copy of the ultimatum to Spain. He
handed some message hack as a reply
and immediately asked for his passports.
At 11 :iiO it was announced at the White
House (hat the ultimatum had been
signed and sent, but'that it would not be
made public until tomorrow. The rea
son of which is that diplomatic prece
dent, would require a government not to
make public an ultimatum to a foreign
power until after it is received by that
Passenger Steamers to be.
Havana, Apr. 20. (Je Blanco will
consider all regular passenger steamers
as neutral so they will be (Unmolested
in ease of war. l "
. Spaniards Contl&ptuou s . .
Havana, Apr.20. The Constitutional
says this morning "So far Spain has
treated the I'uited States with contempt,
and now she will kick her and use the
whip. Intervention means war for
Spain, but it is easier to vote than to
Washington, Apr. 20. The uliima
Sum announces that if a satisfactory re
sponse is not received from S,ain by
Saturday noon the President will pro
ceed at once to carry out the act in pro
gress. The Spanish affairs have been
entrusted to the French Ambassador and
the Austrian minister.
Spain Will Not Surrender
MAPi.iin, Apr. ot). The story I fiat Spain
offers Cuba to the Pope for its suorend
er to the I'uited Stales is denied.
Palo Bernabe' s Reply.
Washington, Apr. 20. Pale's reply
is as follows: "Mr. Secretary: The
resolutions adopted by Congress
and approved of today by tin; President,
are of such a nature that my permanence
in Washington becomes impossible, and
it obliges me to request the delivery of
my passports. The protection of the
Spanish interests will be enlrtisled to
the French Ambassador and to the Aus
trian and Hungarian ministers. This
occasion is very painful to me. I have
the honor lo review to you the assur
ance of my highest eonsidera'ions.
(signed) l'AI.O PE BliUXAllK.
To Sec. Sherman, Secretary cf the
Saturday t Midnight.
Washington, Apr. 20. II has been
decided to give Spain until midnight
Saturday instead of only until noon.
Sec Day has directed Palo's p:isports
to lie prepared and sent to him inline li
ately. No instructions have been seul
lo Woodford yel, as .'ale's reply is not
regard cil is an answi r to the ultimatum.
It is expected that important orders will
be sent to the army and navy today to
ask them to be prepared for Immediate
430 P. M.
Queen's Speech in Madrid.
Maikii, Apr. 20. The opening of
the Cortes today was a magnificent
sight. All the wealth and beauty of
Madrid was present. The (itieen read
a speech. She referred to the Pope's
words of peace and expressed her grat
itude to hini.and also the Groat Powers.
She announced that she had summoned
the Cortes to defend the Spanish rights,
and appealed to the Spanish people to
gather behind her son's throne. The
young King sat at the right of the
Cuba and America Co-operate
Washington, Apr. 20. Pal ma and
one (ionics; brigandiers, have been in
consultation with den. .Miles today ar
ranging for co-operation against Spain.
Spanish Archives Move.
Washington. Apr. 20. The arch
ives of the Spanish legation were moved
to ihe Austrian legation at three o'clock
$25,000 for New Hampshire
CnN('ol!i, X . II.. Apr. 20. The Gov
ernor's Council today authorized him to
expend l?2.", 000 in equipping the Na
tional Guard for active service.
Call For Volunteers.
Washington, Apr. 20. Minister
Palo Remade and staff leave Washing
ton at 7 o'clock to-night. Chairman
Hull of the House Military Affairs com
mittee asked for th'- unaniniou-i consent
lo the consideration of the bill authoriz
ing the President to call for volunteers.
Their unanimous consent was immedi
ately given and it will pass the House
today At 12:0:1 the House received
notification that the President had signed
the resolution. There was tremendous
Washington, Apr. 20. The navy
department today ordered Commander
Kliner to lake charge of the Mosqirto
Fleet. Bernabe's passports have been
sent to him. Woodford will not lie rc-
ea'lcd until Spain's reply is received.
On the Corner.
Tiiclights went out last night, and the
darkness On Ihe Comer prevented a
verv large attendance of Ihe regular
lists of debaters, but a few of the old
stand lives where there and were ready
to discuss all kinds of topics fr-iin the
coming war wi li .spam down to tno pros-
cls of a base ball team in this city the
coming summer. lit" Inspector listen
ed to the liquor trial before Cily .fudge
Harnev so long that lie missed much of
the "War talk." 1 he Monlpelier Span
iard and the son of the Green Isle were
reported to be iji this city looking for a
place to tight their duel, mid "On The
Corner'' deleters were waiting for the
"Town Crier'' to give the word whero
it could be fought, but the Salvation
Arin protested and it was not allowed.
City 'Kngineer Currier came in for much
praise while the Inspector was present
because of the able manner in which he
is performing the duties of his ollice,
and l'-oking after the sly builders of the
electric' railroad. "Charles'' said a life
loin; citizen of Barre'" knows his busi
ness and reckons there ain't no Huston
ducks going to fool him either." The
Inspector being a new comer lo Barre
of course was obliged to indorse the
statement of the aged cit'zen, and added
that, while it is not ihe de-ire of anyone
to see tic Electric company made to do
more than their contra rt demands yet it
Is to be hoped Engineer Currier will
keep his record good and bring them to
time m every particular. Watch them
Charles and win new laurels says those
'On the Corner.', Yon have oven
chance to score a big hit, and you will
do it or we "On the Corner" lose our
Local Insurance Agents are trying to
harvest a few golden dollars by offering
to premise die payment of all policies
held by those who are killed in war pro
viding the policies are taken before the
actual declaration of war. These insur
ance agents mighl make first c1ms Gov
erment Scouts, judging by the way tho?e
"On The Corner" go prospecting ilnd
capture the men already for i, rival
agent. The arguments heart I "On The
Corner" by these agents would till many
pages, and rate books would be of no
value unless these debates were also in
tide the covers.
The Tourist Hawk-Eye
For Roll, Film or Glass Plate.
These we have in two sizes.
3 1-2x3 1-2 and 4-5 pictures.
The IIuwk-Eycs are without doubt, the best hand made Cameras on the
market that is furnished at a moderat price. We gaiirantee every ono to give
SECOND HAND CAMERAS.
We have in stock a few Cameras which have been used a very little,
v no wear or hard uses, an 1 are really just as good as new, which we
at YOUR OWN PRICE. Call and see them.
20.7 X. Main Street.
Is the Greatest Improvement in 98
Stand the Test.
6. J. REYNOLDS & SON,
WE ARE TAKING
Daily, for Suits, Overcoats and Trousers.
Not a misfit this season and we do not exnect one. as
t 1 7
fjr'rat care is taken in measureing, and the goods are right.
Suits from $1 1,00 to $30.00.
Trousers from $3.00 to $9.00.
Gents Furnishings, Books and Stationery.
20 X. MA1X STREET. BARRE, VT.
We cm sell You a VICTOR BICYCLE '98
Mo- el for $10.00.
ho's Got Wheels?
F. W. Nichols
lias a line of
Bimrloc ,he m08t cnm"
y CJj plete of any in
the cily, at.d he will sell them at any
price you want. Prices ranging from
820 to 8125.
A large number of second hand
wheels almonst given away, in the
Basement of the Nichols
Block. Come and see
Full line of Meats, Veg"
eiaMes and Canned
Goods. Specialty of
Ml these holding checks ft r litres
lire rei jttestetl to Ht fo.' ihesan e at once.
liKHTIIi: W AN'S ISTITMO,
So. Mtin Si. llarre, V .
THE HAWK-EYE JR.,
Roll Rim ro Glass Plates.
Takes a Picture 3 1-2x3 i-a.
CK & CO.
487 N. Main Street,
The Commercial House
IS KEPT BY
AT 323 XOKTU MAIN" STKEET,
A nil he is prepared to meet the
wants fif the public in an up to
HALL & HAYFORD'S.
We D.'al in till hoits of Mil
linery and always carry a
Full Line of Goods
At Reasonable Prices.
7i Xo. Main St.