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k)L. 1. NO. 27.
13AHIIE, VT., WEDNESDAY, MAY II, 1898.
PRICE ONE CENT.
he Blue Store
By the Depot, Barre.Vt.
is THE PLACE TO BUY
Jen's, Boys' and Children's
L's, Women's and Child
fen's, Women's and Child
Rock Bottom Prices.
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,lMr m-l'ivimii ""
Viiitci'il ur your money back.
Lv lino of tr:iw hats lire coumigtn daily.
ns ;i call.
lwii-l:ii- tenement to rent. Inquire at
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Jet vitnr ni'iirniin in uuc u ui.
GEL & BRADY, Prop'rs.
UTS(jl'AKH. BARRE. VT.
L L Ponies,
he Gigarsto Smoke
For Sale Everywhere.
L. Lewin, M'gr.
No. riain St. Barre, Vt.
Hi'' tra'dcs in them.
Iw lot ot Hailires ana 1'ins just m.
Show your Colors.
H, L. AVERILL,
X.i. Main St. Tel. 31-3
We Are on Guard
r vour interests as well as "ur own.
It means business for us. Every
man, hoy and child needs a new
suit I'm- spring, and we curry the
host line in the City at the lowest
i have just received a fine line of
Meu'sj Hoys' and Children's
ieh wc will sell cheaper than any
store in Barre or vicinity ever
will oiler for the next 10 days 100
hoys' suits with sailor collars,
sizes from 4 to 15 years, at 81.00
a suit ; sold elseweere tor 82.00.
Bring your boy along and get one
tandard Clothing Co.'s Store'
War in Culm. Full act of Maine disas
f, (Mteli penny book are being pnb
hed. Sen that the book contain 650
;:cs fully illustrated this is the only
miilete history from 18liS to luo oy
Boii.ahoil,. (Jncsada. '
i). a. & c. w. ri-.Ktiv.
pll Washington St. liiirre.
m ..KUs lunch nooM.
t II l. ., !.. ,.f
vl- ii. imz.eii, tne new nropnciiu. "i
ihe lied Star Lunch Uooin, puts out to
is customers a chicken pie every Min
i.V ; beef stew, .Monday ; chicken stew,
ucs.lay and Wednesday: lish chowder,
hur-dav; lisli balls, Friday ; hamburg
fcleak Saturday. Oyster stews, clam
howdcrs, baked beans, coffee and other
Iretivshineiils served at all hours.
Finest and most lusting finish nianu-
id tired is the Diamond Wall Finish.
L. M. Averill solo agent.
Why sutler with Corns when you
can have them removed without pain
by .Mtis. S. M. York, 12 Kim St.
NiiTici; ! I ani prepared to do first
class work in house painting, paper
hanging and ealsoimning. Orders
threugli tlie mail proiuptly altetided to.
All my employees are experienced work
men. No aiipronticcs.
vetlp, 111(1 10,1 1 rs
J. C. Doduk, 100 Main St.
. 15,TT'- H Cloudy; occa-
stonal showers tonight and Thursday;
It Took Place This Noon at
J. W. McDonald & Co.'s
ONE PERSON NEARLY KILLED.
Two Kegs of Blasting Powder
Exploded and Buildings
One of the most terrible
that ever occurred in this vb-iniiv t,u,h
place this noon at just live minutes of
iwuivo in mo quarries of J. W. Mc
Donald & Co.
The blacksmith shoo is n (rl.ui..il
buiklinr located ri"-ht near tlm mm,-,!..
The olliee is in the blacksmith shop. In
the office there were two kegs of blast
ing Powder, each containing mmiwlu
Just before noon one of the employees,
which iact was unknown to their em
ployers, was at work takimr soim unw.
dcr from these kegs. In an instant a
terrific explosion was heard and the
buildings in the vicinity of the sheds
were blown to atoms.
As soon as the other employees heard
the terrible explosion, lliey niade a rush
for the sei ne. There were four men in
the oillce at the time. They were Dan
iel McDonald, Angus Mclver and two
other employees, Norman McDonald and
Neal Mclver. McDonald's hands
were badly cut and burned and his face
terribly burned. llu lies in a
critical condition. Mclver was nearly
blown to pieces, and it is
thought he will not live more
than an hour or so. One eye was
blown out and lay on his cheek ; his
nose was blown off and his head was
terribly mutilated. His body was ter
ribly burned and cut. Mclver is a
blacksmith and lives on ParkStri'et
Neal McQuch was badly bruised as
was also Norman McDonald. Kngincer
John Hairington said when interviewed
that Dan McDonald was in the olliee at
the time making a catridgo and Mr.
Harrington thought he was smoking a
pipe. The windows 50 rods away were
smashed. Mr. Kicth who lives about
three cjuurtvs of ft mile away said that'
his house was considerably shaken.
The blacksmith shop is a otic-story
building about 2i feet square. The
place presented a horrible sight after
the explosion, blood was spattered all
over the premises and splinters of wood
were scattered in all directions.
The men usually eat their dinner in
the engine house, but this noon, for
some reason or other, they ate in the
As soon as possible, Drs. Hayes, Camp
and Uraley were notified and all three
went Immediately to the quarries. The
cause of the explosion is unknown. Hut
little information could be obtained re
lative to the disaster as the. telephone
connections between McDonald llros.
office and the main line were cut off.
News From Camp Olympia.
lU lii.lNd'rox, May 10. Every thing
c iniii.t wiib ( 'oilman v E and there is no
particular news except that; the boys are
having a good time and the recruits are
showing up finely in drill. They will
be much more contented wncu uie uni
forms and overcoats are issued which
will probably be next. .Monday.
The weather has been thus far t.ll
that could be asked for. It is simply
Captain Hadger is officer of the day
Everything is beginning to assume a
warlike aspect. For instance ball car
tridges are now issued to the guard
Our old comrade ueorge iwy .
heartily welcomed into camp Monday,
and the bovs of Company E feel quite
confident that they will fare A No. 1
hereafter. Mr. Lang has as assistants
Serg. W. S. Hobbins, Pn. John Steven
sonlind Pri. Ih'i't Cayhue.
There has been uo sickness in camp
and every one is growing fat.
Every member of Company E telt
down hearted Monday when those com
rades who had failed to pass the very
rb'id examinations left camp for Barre.
Uis the wish of tluj whole company
that they be treated at homo with all
due respect. Although lacking in phy
sical ability Ihey have all performed
their duty as true and loyal American
The most important event thai took
plae. Monday was the slaughtering of
companies V, and K. The former lost
18 men: One sergeant, one inusican,
one corporal, 15 privates, while tie
latter lost 20 men: ('apt. P.uriiliam, the
second lieutenant, three sergeants, three
corporals and 18 privates.
A.lolpli Coneo has been appointed
i 'nniDUIIV E.
Some of Ihe recruits who thought
they were going to muster when they
left homo find it very different from
what they expected and Ihey complain
of the cold nights when they have to
..turn in" not into a .warm bed but onto
a Icird matrass witll simply one blanket
to protect them from the cold night air.
We all have reason to complain on ac
count of the small supply of blankels
and hope more will be issued soon.
" Lance Corporal Wheatou has been,
promoted to Corporal.
Private W. S. Uobbins has been pro
moted to Quartermaster Sergeant.
(CONTINUEI ON KOI ItTIl IWOE.)
Troops Land in
Dastardly Attemt at
Monn.K, Ala., May 11. A second
dastardly attempt at poisoning the sol
diers of Ihe United Slates infantry who
are are in camp at Mobile has been
made exactly like the first one a few
days ago hut as vet no bad effects have
been experienced. It was one of Ihe
most dastardly attempts of the kind ever
known in the .history of civilized war
fare and if the perpetrators can be
Mound it is safe to say they would re
ceive scant mercy at the hands of what
ever Americans into whose power they
may fall. The manner in. which the
plot, was laid, was by tying a sack of
cotton saturated with arsenic under a
rock in the stream where the soldiers
get their drinking water. Spanish spies
are known to be lurking in the vicinity
of the camp anil sensational disclosures
are looked for.
More of the Italian Trouble.
Paws, May 11. The newspaper cor
respondents atjlomo say that the revo
lution in Italy is imminent and that a
popular uprising throughout the coun
try will not be long delayed. The news
causes great dissatisfaction hero in
Fifty Miles From Havana.
New VoitK May 11. A special from
Key West says that the transport (iussie
which left Tampa yesterday has landed
rifles and Ammunition forthe Cubans
and two companies of troops within fifty
miles of Havana.
Powers May Intervene.
lloxo KoNd, May 11. It is reported
that naval movements are progressing
which suggest an intention on the part
of the powers to intervene between the
United States and Spain.
Phillipines Loyal to U. S.
New Yoiik May 1 1 A special des
patch from Hong Kong to the World
says that.the Phillipino rebel chief (icn.
Aguinaldo has issued a proclamation to
tlie insurgents of Manilla ordering
t!:em to obey all orders from Dewey
and Consul Williams. Wealthy l'hil
lipine families daily appear before Con
sul Williams here begging to be allow
ed to take the oath of alligiance to the
United States. Among them is a power
fill Cortes family.
5th Cavalry Move.
Washington, May 11. The fifth
United States Cavalry now in Texas
has been ordered to New Orleans and
they will start imin'edialty. They will
go later to Cuba.
A -d-d-AiMm vd-
U. S. Troops
Cuba ! 50 Miles
to U.! S.
Martial Lawj.in Italy.
Explosion of Spanish Ship.
London, May 11. A despatch to the
(ilobe from Gibiulter says that a Brit
ish steamer is (hero and reports officially
that a Spanish torpedo boat yesterday
guarding Algiers bay blew up hist
night just after the steamer passed her.
There was a terrific explosion appar
ently from the boilers. It is feared that
all on board pershed. The boat which
was blown up is probably the Destruc
tor a steel torpedo gunboat with three
torpedo tubes, six quick fire and four
Maxim guns, and a crew of 55 men.
Mob Burning Buildings.
London, May 11. A special despatch
from Madrid says that the mob burned
early this morning several huge grain
warehouses, the effect was a total loss.
Martial Law in Italy.
Rome, May 11. Martial law has been
proclaimed at Como. There is a great
riot in Havana and the troops have been
firing upon the mob.
Germany may be Hostile.
London, May 11. The story is pub
lished hero to the effect that (iermany
is actively preparing to signify her dis
approval of the lasting occupation of the
Phillipines by the United States. She
proposes to gain control herself and will
guarauleoe Spain the payment of her
indemnity. It is believed that this will
prove acceptable to both France and
Tobacco Tax Raised.
Washington, May 11. Tho Scnato
committee on Finance to day decided to
increase the tax on manufactured tobac
co in the war revenue bill from 12 to 1G
cents per pound. Stock on hand ex
empted. Leaving Chicamauga
Chattanooga, May 11. Camp
Thomas at Chictonauga Park is rapidly
undergoing demolition. Tho camp
broke up early this morning- The third
cavalry was the first one off and it goes
to Tampa. The sixth (followed and by
to-morrow there will be uo one hero.
Relief for Dewey.
Wasiiinoton, May 11. The cruiser
Charlcstown has been ordered to sail
immediately with ammunitions and re
lief supplies for Dewey without waiting
for the rest of the steamurs.
Washington, May 1 1. Dewey was
nominated Roar Admiral today.
Spanish Fleet at Cadiz.
London, May 11. The Globe this
morning published a despatch from
Cadiz dated Saturday saying that
Spain's Cape Verde fioet is still there
ready for the sea all except thcPelayo,
and it further states that ihey will sail
to-day and that a latze number of
troops were to leave for the Canaries
A Word From Gladstone.
London, May 11 A letter writ
ten by a member of Gladstone's family
says he has not left the room for a
fortnight. He has taken leave of all
portions ot (he earth and is possessed
of sense of departure. The body,
mind, and soul, ask uo fond of any
kind, his one desire is peace and he
wants no conversation with anyone
only a farewell blessing.
Fund for Battleship.
San I5ekxai;dixo, May 11. The
railroad corporations of tlrs state have
started a fund to build a battleship for
the government, and the prime movers
propose to enlist the assistance of rail
road men throughout the country.
Steamer Windward Arrived
New Yoisk, May 11. The British
steamer Windward which has been
appropriated tor the use of Lieutenant
Peary in his arctic expeditions arrived
here this morning. She left London
March 19th, and much anxiety has
been felt over its long absence.
A Terrible Fire,
Philadelphia, May 11. Several
persons were burned to death in'a'fire
at the wholesale tov store of McCad-
den Bros, this noon. The building
whs crowded and Ihe escape was cut
off' before they were all out. The fire
spread to the sixth story of the build
ing which contained a large quantity
of fireworks. Strenuous efforts were
made to prevent explosions. Three
bodies were recovered and there are
many more in the ruins.
The buihliiiL' was a six-story block
and the fire wrought a complete wreck.
The loss is estimated at half a million.
Massachusetts Troops Ready
South Fkamingham, May 11.
Three regiments are now ready for the
trout. The Second, Highlit and
Ninth. The last two were mustered
in to-day. One regiment may leave
More Riots in Spfin.
Madhid, May 11. Ther; is a serious
riot at Leogrona. (irain and provision
stores have been pillaged. Women
trincd with axes and cudgels repelled
the charge of the cavalry.
Sacred Fires of India.
Thfi enrrcd fires of India liavo not all
been extinguished. The most ancient
which still exists was consecrated li
centuries ago in commemoration of the
vnvaize made bv tho Parsees when they
emigrated from Persia to India. The
fire is fed fivo times every 84 Hours witn
Knurl il 1 wnnd and other fracrant materi
als, combined with very dry fuel. This
fire, iu tho village of Oodwacla, near
Bulsar, is visited by Parsees iu. large
numbers during tho months allotted to
the presiding genius of fire. Exchange.
Why Be Thought So.
Mr Rrifjht frondiniz naoer) I'm sur
prised to know that a married man
writes the fashion notes for this paper.
Mrs. Bright Why, dear, now do yon
know such is the case?
Mr. Bricht Only a married mnu
could have penned this item, "There
will bo no change iu pocketbooks this
scasou. " Chicago News.
"What I" roared Big Pete, as he flour
ished his wall eyed revolver. "Do you
mean to intimate that I'm crooked?"
"Not at all," stammered the tender
foot. "Didn't I just say that it was
juighty strange how you could win ton
straight games?" Detroit Free Press.
Maybe He Would Look Seared.
When a girl likes a man, she amuses
herself by wondering how ho would
look if sho should suddenly put her
hands on his shoulders and say, "Now,
I am going to kiss you, " in a cool, au
thoritative tone. New York Press.
5 Cents Worth
of this or that will receive as much attention and considera
tion as thought the purchase was ten times as large.
Its business with us, we know that if you're satisfied
with your small buyings here, that when you are ready to
make large ones, you'll remember our carefulness.
We're in business to serve customers.
They get the best of service here.
205 N. Main Street.
Is the Greatest
Stand the Test.
6. J. REYNOLDS & SON,
We are Agents
Cates, Austin & Co.
Gents Furnishings, Books and Stationery.
20X. MAIN STREET.
don't You Know
That it is getting too warm weather to be stewing orer that
hot kitchen stove, baking cookies for the children, then come
to us and test our lint of COOKIES, fresh every week at
2 lbs f o a quarter.
THAT IT IS TIME
To be sowing your little garden plot if you expect to indulge
in green goods during the summer, then come and get your
SEEDS of all kinds at the old reliable.
That we have a full line of everything pertaining to the
Grocery Business, then come and see us at Depot Square.
Rliesser & Burnham,
16 Depot Square, The Best Grocr.
DR. E. E. BEEMAN,
Graduate of American
School of Osteopathy, Kirks
8 a. m., to 12 m.
1 p. m. to 4 p. in.
Office 01 State St.
CI Ai S TP H, I ,y m
Bera tho lhe Kil,d YoU Haffl 'WayS BUM
Improvement in 98
Who's jot Wheels?
F. W. Nichols
has a line of
Rirvoloc ,,,e nl08t rom-
Ulsy LICOj plete of any in
the city, and he will sell them at any
price you want. Prices ranging from
$20 to $125.
A large number of second hand
wheels ahnonst given away, in the
Basement of the Nichols
Block. Come and see
One largest size Kerosene Oil G
Stove, with Oven, usual price $22.00.
Will sell for cash fo close at 817.00.
This stove cannot explode and suits all
users. L. M. Averill.