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IN OUR OWN STATE.
A DELIBERATE MURDER.
E?st Montpelier Man Shot Down
from Ambush and Hls Nearest
Neighbor Is Charrjed wlth Belng
One nf the mont wilful uml dellber
iiii' mnulors in tho hlstory of Ver
mont was conunlttcil in East Mont
i l,i r. in'ar the Montpelier anil Wells
K.m'1 railruad statlon, about 10.30
T'i Ml.iy night, when Peter Vorron.
r. ias shot and killed fiom anibiteli
1 an a--tassin supposod to be his
-t tieighbor, Bartholomow Cro-
ti.m. a Fiench Canadlnn, who 1s now
i i thc (ounty jall in Montpelier.
Tii" dc d was eoinmitted on tho
in ' n road leadtng frora East Mont
ji ,, tn Barre, about three-fourths
ii p nii'( from Kast Montpelier sta
i,, " and a fourth of a mlle from Vor-irii-.
limno. Vorron was employed
h Williain Harclay ln Barre, nnd
il n(. f and from hls home oaeh day.
i't Tuesday evenlng to Kast
ltpi'ller Centre for a load of wood.
iiiipnnicd by hls son, Peto', 12.
liad nearly reaehed home and was
u.ilking by tho slde of tho road when
tlif -liot was fired from bushes hy tho
VM,MlsMe onlv about 15 foct distant.
T;i' lii iny charge of shot struck hlm
niif thr heart and in the left shoul
de r. He fell, hut rose Immedlaoly,
wulked 100 foot toward hls home,
and then fell directly on hls face, cvi
d ntly not nioving ngaln. Tho boy
drove to hls liome, told hls slster
what had happened, and nelghbors
wi :'f aroused who soon notlfled the
Croteau was at onco suspeetod of
tln lvirder. ns there had heen a feud
bttwcen tho two men, and It is alleged
that Croteau had thrcatenod nt vari
ous times to kill Vorron. Croteau is
a swill Kathprer who vlsits Barre reg
ul.v'ly. and he was arrested Wedncs
daj morning whilo making ono of hls
regular trips. Vorron leaves a wife
and elght children, and Croteau has
a wife and several cliildron by a for
mer marriage. Vorron's son saw tho
ass.issin jump from the bushes and
run about 10 rods to the woods. Tho
night was very eloar. and his descrlp
tlmt of the man tallies closcly with
that of Cioteau.
CAPT. STEPHEN F. BROWN.
Death of the Man Who, Armed with
s Hatchet, Led Company K, 13th
Vermont, in Battle of Gettysburg.
Captalu Stephen F. Urown, 02, died
of heart diseaso in Swanton Tuesday
night. Ho enllsted in Company K of
the 13th Vermont infantry as a prl
vate, but was eloctod flrst lleutonant.
Thls regiment was a part of Gon.
Stannanl's famous brigade at Gettys
burg. At that timo Captain ilrown
was undor arrest upon some formal
charge of disobedionce of orders not
involving any moral culpnbllity, and
hls sword had been surrendered ac
cordlng to milltary custom. Ho could
not eb kept out of actlon, however,
and in the counter-charge on Picket's
brigade on the third- day he led his
men, his only wcapon being a com
mou eamp hatehet. Ho captured a
Confederate ofllcer, however, and ro
tained the latter's sword and pistol
as trophies. He was Injured on the
hoad from the explosion of a shell
while aiding a wounded comrade.
Hls explolt ln leadlng hls men with
a hatchet is commomorated in a
statue erected by the 13th Vermont
on the field of Gettysburg.
After his term of enllstment had
expired, he raised a company of 1C0
men. and was elceted captain of Com
pany A, 17th Vermont Infantry. He
was fo badly wounded at the battle
of Gettysburg that amputatlon of ono
arm was necessary. After tho war
he graduated from the Albany Law
school and for many years was a
prominet lawyer in Chicago. He had
been llvlng quletly on a farm in
Swanton tho past few years.
Annual Banquet of the Fish and
About 350 people attended tho an
nual banquet of the Vermont Fish
and Game league whlch was held at
Fort Frederick, N. V.. last Friday.
Tho great banquet tent was pitched
in the centre of tho parade within the
plcturesquo walls of old fort Amhorst.
Lawycr F. L. Fish of Vergennes, a
Newfane boy, evldently mado a suc
cess ns the proslding offlcer of the
day. The Montpelier Journal's ac
count says: After tho guests of honor
arrlved President l'lsn rappeu mo
tables- to order nnd spoke brieflly and
to the point concerntng certain phases
of fish and xamc interests. Ho then
announced that he had recelved let
ters from two ex-presldents express
ing rogret that they were unable to
he present, dno belng from ex-Presl-dent
Grover Cleveland whom Sena
tor Proctor had invlted to attend and
one from ex-Presldent John W. Tit
comb of the league, who was pre
vented from being present because of
starting for South America. Mr. Fish
also stated that Charles H. Robb had
telegraphed hls rcgrets at tho last
minute, and then introduced the
toastraaster, P. M. Moldon of Rutland,
whoso wit, wlsdom and eloquence
made hlm an ideal man for the place.
After short specehes by two of three
guests. Justlce David J. Drower of
the United States supremo court was
Introduced as tho prlnclpal speakei'
of tho occaslon, and received an en
Justlce Brower urged tho preserva
tlon of llsh hy stopping wanton des
tructlon, by provehtlng the pollutlon
of streams and by replenlshlng
streams, An acre of water is as val
uablo as an acre of land. said Jus
tico Brewer, but it must ho cultlvated
tho same as land to make ltjirontable.
The speaker closed his address wlth
a uoblo and eloquent plea for peaco
among nauons and good will among
mcn. As Justtco Drewer closed hls
eloquent address every man aroso to
hls feet to do hlm honor. Short
speeehe& followed from Gen. O, O.
Howard, Senator Proctor and Con
gressmen Haskins and Foster.
A trolley car on tho Wllkesbarro &
Harveys I-ake rnllroad, returnlng
from tho lake Sunday afternoon, was
wrecked in a mountain gorgo flvo
miles from this clty and plunged
down a 30 foot embankment, kllling
ono passenger and injurlng 11 others.
The wrcck was caused by a stone, be
lleved xo havo been mallclously placed
on the track at a &harp curve.
CURED BY PE-RU-NA.I
IIAL. P. DENTON. I J
Mr. llal.r.Donton.Chlef Dopartmont ,
Publleity and l'romotlon of Xntlonal
Esjiort Ksiiosltion, -wrltes :
Pllllnilnlnliln . Hnn "f 1ROO
Tho Pcruna Mcdicino Co., Columbus, O.
Gontlomcn:-" Toward u? lattor r,
of Augtwt I found lnysolf lu a vory ;
oi uugui-i x xounii mysoit m a vory ;
much run-down condltion. I EUffcrcd ,
partlcularly fromcatarrhof thostomachj
aggravalcd no doubt by tho rcspousibil- j
itics and worrinicnt incidcnt io tho ex-1
ploltatlou of a great intcrnatlonal oxpo-
sition Whnt I nto distrnssod inn mnl T
11 , , , . ,4, ,
over,' lf I may wso that expression, the
affairs of tlic prcvlous dny.
"My iamlly pliyslclan shld I Aad
heTois prostratlon and recommcniled
4 klnd frlcttd whom 1 had known ln
Olilo recommended Pcruna. Thouzh
skcptlcal, I ilnally ylcldcd to hls atl-
vjcc. After uslng ono bottle I was
much impcovcd and wlth the ilfth
bottle camc complcte recorery. I am
In perfect hcalth tO'dayand owc evcry
Very truly yours,
IIAL. P. DENTON.
lf vondo not dcrlvoprompt and satls- tobacco crop. ln Agawam and Feod
facto'ry resulta from tho wo of Pcruna, i ing IIIlls, Mass., and Suflleld, Knflold
wriin nt.n.ipr. tn Tir. TTnrtmnii. r-lvini? n ' and Windsor, Conn., the tobacco
fullstatcment of your easo nnd ho -vvill I pyeH ,wt rl' numc.i u uuu, auu uu- ...ni-i ui u.p r aiiu, uim uocauge i ove , ,i. Navv u.ngue .lotirnal. In whlch
bcpleased to glvo you hls valuablo od- ' M w,nrt 'on,' 010,1 11,0 'tnu-tlon tho 1 ght. Hcre. ns there J conslder h(. p.lvts th sth of the lleots that
vicofrce i of tho cr?p- , Tho Bmwers in othor mysolf a misslonary, as the perform- Grt.at n,tain. Krance and fiormnny
Vclilre.8 Br Hirtmin Pri-idcut oi J?'1,1." l?1 U a Xt7,t- '1'"' of..n,y dut,l's not wlthm,t roal could asremble for thoir summer
AcUlresB l)r. Ilartmnn, lrtMcicnt oi Kt,e(Un(, nills alono lhp ,.stimated danger." ..,. ran,i u-m, n,,..
m . I I M r . .-. n.1 Unil MllP lllll I 'Allllll l11Q
The St. Albans Meshenger has n des-
patch defecnblng the rapid lirogress i
which has been mado in rebuilding the
vlllage of Middlebury si'nce tho great
fire of Feb. 3(1, last. Tho old Slado
block, owned by the Methodist church
socloty. has been replaced by a two
story brick buildlng. whlch is nearly
comploted. The Pnion block. with
tho exception of the scction owned
by the Ttipper estate, nearest the
stouo brldge, is a far difforent ono
from that destroyed; on the Trudell
.1 -- 1 . 1 .. . 1 . . I 1 1 ! 1
secuuu i iiiiiiiiie iiuiu ouikuii; uas
been erected; on the east slde of tho'
street tho Dyer block. three storlcs Fr0t and lce ln New Hampshlre.
high, is two- thirds eompleted, and tho A Concord dospatcli of Sopt. S says:
site of Pine hall is covored by a mod- , This morning was tho coldest evor ox
ern brick bulldiug, bullt by Ira Taylor. perlenced in this section in tho month
j Kllling frosts were reported in
Chester,. Vergennes and other Ver-
1 mont towns Tuesday morning.
H. A. Allen's croamery at Milton
was burned Saturday night, causing
I ,1 1IVCI... lUOl, LII-IV UVIUb 1IU Lli (111V. V I
on the buildlng.
, The Chittenden county grand jury, Tho Syracuso polieo arrested Mon
which reported Tuesday, recommend-1 day afternoon .lolin Miller, a German
ed that. the county jall be enlarged , 33 years old, who had thrcatenod to
for the'accommodatlon of prisoners. j shoot the President whilo ho was ln
Fire of unknown orlgin dostroyed
the large pulp mills of E. F. Spauld
ing & Co., at Newport Sunday morn
ing. Tho loss is $20,000 nnd is par
tially covered by insurance.
Whlle a brakeman, named John
Uishop, was couiiling cars at Newport
last week Thursday evonlng, ho was
thrown down by the breaklng of a
plmln. hls foot e.nicht ln tho track. !
and ho was thrown undor tho whecls.
nnd the entire trnin passed over his
i Miss Ethel Scovell Clement, daugh
I ter of P. W. Clement of Rutland, was
: marrled in that clty Tuesday to Wlll
, iam H. Field of New York, a member
' of the editorial staff of the New York
Journal. The weddlng wns informal,
, taking place in the parlors of the
Clement homestead, and was witness
' ed only by the relatlves nnd immedlnte
, frlends of the bridnl couple.
; There was a' head-on colllslon of
t trolley cars last Sunday at Pelham,
N. H., on an electric car line runnlng
between Lowell, Mass., and Nashua,
I N. H. The cars were runnlng at a
1 high rate of speed nnd out of tho 70
i passengers slx aro dead and 20 others
I aro in a critical condltion. Tho mo
I torman on tho cnr bound for Nashua
mlsunderstood orders, and tlio starter
, tried to avoid the collision by send
ing a man to shut off the power, but
was too late to do so.
' Pittsfield, Rutland and Shrewsbury
were visited by a severe thunder
1 storm Friday night, tho llghtning and
rain dolng daniage to tho amount of
several thousand dollars. An elec
, trlc bolt struck a barn owned by Honry
I Hovey in Pittsfield, which was burned
itogether vIth the adjolning house, a
I hotel conducted by Albert Vose an.d
a buildlng owned by Dr. W. Brlgham
and occupled ns a general store by B.
, F. Noves & Co. Three barns in
Shrewsbury, owned by D, E. Aldrlch,
wero struck by llghtning and burned,
wlth thelr co'ntents, nnd mnny tele
phone wires were broken down by
falling trees. Merrltt Thomas's houso
and barns ln Rutland wero burned,
and other houses wero struck, but not
seriously damaged. The losses wero
partly covered by insurance.
To Cure o Cold In One Day.
Tako Lqxatlve Bromo Qulnlno Tableta.
All drugglsts refund tho moncy tf It fnlls
to cure. E. W. Orove's slgnature is on
each box. 25c.
U8" tj,, Tha Kind You Have Always Botft
Bean the lhe Wntl You Hav9 Al,vays Bou'11
Bignr e c&Atffflz
Beui tho ,4 Klnd You Have Always
THE NEWS IN BRIEF.
Peary Wlll Try Agaln.
Conimander Hobert K. Peary, Unlted
States navy. tho well known Arctlc
explorer. wlll muke anothor dash for
the north polc. l.euvo of ahsonco for
throe yoars has boen grantod lilin,
wlth tho perinisslon of tho i)rosldont,
by Mr. Darllng, acting seerctary of
tho navy, and he has beon assurod of
the heait; sympathy of both thoso
oillolal In hls new venture. In hls
lotter of applloatlon for loavo of ub
soiii'o, Conimniidor Peary brlolly out
llnos hls plaii of actlon. lu a suitnble
ship bnllt In ono of our bost ship
yauK relnforcpd nnd strengthenod to
thc maj.lmum dogroe, and iltted wlth
Ainnrlcan cnginos, " so that sho inay
ro North as an oxponeiit of Amerlean
sldll and moohanleal ablllty," Com-
mandor l'rary hopes to stnrt about
.luly lf 11)01. Upon arrlving at tho
Whale souud' rogion, he wlll tako on i
i i .. i i p -?. ...t
es-tablUh a permanent baso at Capo
Sabine. The.u e l,o will foree hls way
uortnwarii to tirant lanu, wnere no :
hni.n tf. i.dtnbiinli wlntnr nnni-tpr nn '
As far as pra
ir as praeti-!
i-niito lin wlll ii. nli.
fnllnivl.nr Vnl.vm.rv I
wjtj, .tnt, ,.'arlUHt rrturniiiK Ught ho I
wlll start due north over thc I'olar
paek with a hiimll nlght ploneer party
and followod by a large maln party. 1
C'omniander Peary says that hls ship
will probablv be namod the Charlos I
i I'ar llg, ll lPCOgnltlon Ot UIO 111-
'terest hown in hls evpedltlon bv tho ,
Vorinontor from Ponnington. 1
j j,, ppary wm not aPonmpany her 1
i hut-band on "thls oxppdltion. bppaiif.e a
son roc'ently born wlll demand her
vMc. Comniander and Mrs. I'oarv's 1
, llrst ehlhl. a dauchtor, was born whlle l
thov wore locked fast in an arctlc ico
floe, and tho temperaturo was 70 do
groes iiPiow zoro.
Tobacco Crop Rulned by Hall.
A severo thunder and lin.il storm
whlch swcpt down through the lower
Connocticut valk-y last Saturday,
tau.xed wldo spread destructlon to the
damngo to the crop is $50,000. Two
pooplo wero killed by llghtning ln
Cunifl'ctlcut towns durlng the storm.
Monument at Lake George.
A bronzo moinorinl. erofted bv the
Soclety of tho Colonlal Wais. to conv
memorate the victory ln the battle of
I.nke George Soiit. S. 177.". was un
veilcd and dedicated Tuesday. Thou
ands of excurslonists gathoiod to par
tlcipato in tlio ovont. and tho govorn
ors of New York, Vermont, Connecti
cut and Massachusetts wero presont.
Senator Chauncey M. Depow dellverod
tho prinrlpnl oratlon. Gov. McCul-
lonch snoke brlellv
of Scptemhor. The mercury was be
low tlie freezing polnt, and in many
sections Ico formed- to a consldorable
thickncss. Growlng crops wero frozon
solld and tholr destructlon wlll eauso
a heavy loss to the fanners of the
A heavy snow fall on tho mountain
rango between Colorado Springs and
Cripplo Creek Monday nlght blocked
all trains on tho Pike's Poak road un-'
til tho track could bo cleared.
News comos by steamor to
Orleans of the dostruction by a hur
lieane of San Miguel, the oldost towu
in Moxico, sltuateil on the east eoast
ot Yucatan. Not a bullding was left
standlng and not a llvlng creatur'o ls
There havo been storlcs of lato of
a droadful, deadly plaguo whicli iro
vails ln parts of Cuba. A Now York
physiclan. who has just rcturned from
tho Island, says the plague is nelther
moro nor less than an outbreak of yol
low fover ln the provlnco of Santiago.
One. hundred horsos were elther
burned to death or burned so badly
that they will havo to be killed, in a
(lro which destroyod the stables of
tho Allegheny Transfor company in
Pittsburg, Pa., oarly Tuesday morn
ing. Tlio total property loss was
Twolve of H indicted eitlzens of
llauvllle, 111., the mayor of tho placo
lias referrcd to tliom as "hlghly re
spoctable" havo been found guilty ot
participatlon in the lynching rlot
thero sonio wooks ago, and givon an
lndoterniinato sentence to prison.
Ono of thom is a woman.
A new world's record for long dls -
tance runnlng was made by a passenger
train on tho Ualtimoro &. Ohio rnll
road Sunday morning. The 12S mllcs
between Chicago Junctlon, Ohio, and
Garrett, Ind., was covored in 125 mln
utes. Durlng the run a speed of 85
miles nn hour was reachod. Tho train
wns mado up of flvo cars with an en
glne of the new Atlantic type, weigh
ing 177,000 pounds.
A Philadelphia glrl 18 years old lost
an arm in a strnnge way a few days
ago. Wlth several frionds sho was
vlsitlng an lco-maklng plant at Coates
vlllo, Pa. Whilo there they all took
an electric shock by jolnlng hands
and touchlng the electric huttons.
When thc shock camo Miss Hobrow
Jumped hack and her sleevo was
caught in a bolt, whlch pulled her in
to tho ilywhcel of tho engine, Sho
was hurled agalnst tho bido of the
partltlon and her arm was pulled off
nt thot elbow,
JB Better than honey for less
Pf rooney. Nutritiousaswell
KS as delicious. At gtocers, cK
K corn'products co., iB
New York and Chicago.
n'nim tlio OutlcHik : ttntilated fiom tlie
Abb6 Morlcq and myself wero ro
turnlng from a vlslt to tho rulns of
Gervllle, Wo chatted as wc elimbed
up tho steep path whlch zlg-zagged
nlong botwoon roeks and bramblos up
to the old church and parsonago poreh
d alonc on tho top of tho cllff.
"You aro vory solltary up there," 1
romarked. "Ilut, as a componsatlon,
you aro nulot. I supposo that your
parlshlonors, innocent souls that thoy
aro, are niodol nolghbors."
"Huin! hum!" coughed tho prlost.
Thls was pnrtly an cxpreBsion of douht
as to tho fervor and saintllnesa of hls
pooplo. and pnrtly a rosult of lils
breathloHHiiess faused by our ascont,
although wo had progrossod very
I wondered at both. for I had always
bollovod soagolng folks to bo very do
vout; and 1 nlso would havo thouglit
H1?1. A,llbC JIor,lc,'' who ,wn hay
uiii ia-liih'I". iiiki u ku uiiti sirnnir ihv
s"l?s, could liavo mounted tho steep
118 " J ,l"i,,V ,l , 11
, , " , , , , l",,lt"
llIs rathor )ale( handsomo faco toward
"u, Thon, wlth a smllo on hls fresh
iips iiiki in niB niuo eyes, tnat nau
laKeil tlU'ir tllUS tlOIll 1110 ROil at WlUCll
llp '"oked so often, he repllod.
IJppu souls! .Modol nclglibors!
' lu," tn,,' fal' from l- 1 cil nssuro you
at I havo trouble enough to save
lll',r H01llB fo1' tllL two uie-
mU' nl' l,rlioi- and superstltlon. Thoy
' .- i h.. .im. i m-ii,
"- 'Khts of shiiiwreck. I cannot
trom rushlng to the reefs to look for
P'under. A sound from an alarm-gun
(m a-foRKy afternoon. a dlstress-slgnal
011 a storniy nlght, and tho heredltary
Instinct of the plrate springs to llfo in
a lnstant In the breasts of these peo-
i i lio Abbe was sllent for a moment,
and hls oxprcsBion bocnmo thoughtful
, at tho remembrance nf crucl nnd har
' harous scones, doubtloss; thon ho con-
, "Ah. yes, I havo much to contend
with, but I do not complaln. I am not
one of thoso who heeomo a prlest to ac-
' copt casy jilnces. lf, after tlvo yoars
ln Tonkin and slx In Chlna, I tqok this
charge, whlch no one olse wanted, it
was boaue I felt mvself to be a truo
Wo now rcsumed our ascont. A few
yards further on the AbbC was obllged
to halt ngaln to get hls breath. When
ho could spoak, hls voice was weak nnd
"Ilut. lirlmltlvp and rough as my ieo-
plc aro." ho sald. "the worst among
tliom are many timc s hettor than tho i
rogucs from your largo cities. I havo
' occaslon to know something about
tliPiti. There Is a state prison a few
I mllos from here, and It is a sorry lot
of follows that eome nnd go from it.
When tholr torms havo exiilred, the
' authoritles turn these boasts of jirey
loose on the hlghway, and the flrst
, houses thoy come to are my church and
1 home. Thoy stop to tell mo tholr
nr.1.11 e ll... M..I1I. 1 1.
troubles, and to rail at tho Injustlco , oranu of our country. it can dem
of justlce. I lii-ten for I am here for cnftrilU tho real tighting valuo of
that puri)oso. and I try to sift out a tnesc, vespt.is and can polnt tho moral
grain of tni i h from the chaff of false- f01. 0Vl r ,,nSi.os&ing bottor onos bofore
hood. Hna ly they nsk mo for charlty. tne iWnine: moment arrlvos. The
and I glvo t. for glvlng Is my profes- Navy j.oa51u. bUwM havo a great ftt
sion Certaln of them note the solitude ture ,K,foro t. and no more patriotic
of the p ace with thelr practiced eyes, worl- t.an ,JO llono than Is cotemplat
and whlle thelr oft hands are stretch-! ei, liv lts organization.
vii iiiil .ui .iiuin, ini'ii iiKiiL t'liiii u iiieir
stick. Thoso are dangerous moments.
and one has need of a solid foot, a flrm
llst, and a watchful eye."
"Have you no beadle, gardoner, or
"My beadle is a cartman who comes
up on Sundays. I am my own gar
dener, and my old housckeepor would
only embarrass nie with her fears and
1 cries lf there was any 'danger. I have
1 managed to come out of it all 'lrqtty
"Were you over attackod bv the inll-
, "Three tlmes onlv ln two venrs. Th.it
isn't so bad. Tho flrst one tried to kill
mo with a club. Ho dld not know
that I am an expert in boxlng and
foncing. My ton years of milltijry sor
vlce were not for nothing. I used to
lloor tho inspocting colonel; I lloored
my roguo now. I wronched his club
from liim, and turned him out-of-doors
"1 he second was a one-eyod follow,
1 short and thick-set undor hls blue
blouse. Ho whincd nnd sobbed nnd
, foigned repentance so well that. proflt
' Ing by the absenco of Tolnon, who had
1 gone to tho village, I gave him some
thing to eat, and emptlod my purso
Into hls pocket. Ho left tho houso at
i nlghtfall. When I was about to retiro
' at ten o'clock, for some reason or
another the follow camo Into my mind.
I had not liked his sullen, hangdog ox
1 pression, and I thouglit at onco of my
I mlto-box ln tho church. I took my cud
I gol, tlptoed out so ns not to wnken
Tolnon, and crossed tho cemotery to
I go to tho church. Tho front door wns
I fastened. I went around to the sido
' door; this I found open, and my roguo
was just about to cut into tho moncy
I box. If I had not had my stick 1
r should havo been lost. As it was, I
1 used tho cudgel, tho nlms-hox, and my
shoes ns well, I hclicvo. I forced the
thief towards tho door so 'as not to
wound hlm lnside my church. Ho saw
that ho had the worst of it, so ho ran
out across tho cemetery. When ho was
at a safo distanco, knowing that ho j
could run if I chascd hlm, ho turned 1
nnd howled out threats of vengeancc, I
coupled wlth oaths enough to make tho
"And tho third?" I asked, more dls
turbed hy what I had just heard than
tho AbbC hlmself seemcd to be. i
"I had not told my old servant of tho
nttacks I had recelved, for fear sho
would tako every boggar for n thief.
I was congrntulatlng myself on havlng
escaped further annoynnce, for tho end
of nutumn had now come. Ono ralny I
afternoon in the flrst week of Decem-!
her the twillght fell so early on our
deserted cllff thnt Tolnon went to loek
tho church nt three o'clock, Sho camo
runnlng hack In a few moments, iynd
told mo that sho had found a man,
kneellng, praylng In tho church, Ho
rose at once on hearlng footsteps, and,
in a hosoeching touo, asked her lf tho
prlest would not como to llsten to
tho confesslon of a poor torment'ed
soul. Ho snld that ho was even tompt
ed to commlt sulcido ln hls despair of
recelvlng tho forglveness. I at onco
roso to go. 'From his words ho must
bo very repentant,' ndded Tolnon. 'I
dldn't seo hls face, for ho kopt in tho
shadow, but I think ho was ono-eyed.'
At that word I shlvered."
"You cortalnly dld not go after that,"
"I wlll confess that I had a moment
of hesltatlon," replled the Abb6, qulet
ly. "Then I reasoned rapidly. There
mlght be moro than one man of that
sort. Wlmt reason was tliuro to think
that a rogiio would, through puro von
goaiice, rlsk fncing a man who knew
hlm? And what man could bo so por
verted as to soek revongc ln tho houso
of Ood? I flnally porsuaded myself
that my flrst imptilso of fonr was only
the result of tho doprosslng atmos
phere of tho dny. A soul ln dlstross
needed my aldj It was my duty to glvo
it, cost what It might. Tho loast delay
mlght provoko sulclde. Thon, too,
even lf It lirovod to ho my ono-eyed
onemy, who could toll but that he was
truly and slnceroly repentant?"
"You it loast had Tolnon nccompany
"To a cnnfesslon? Whnt aro you
thlnking of? Uosldes, if there wero
; any danger to bo run, would it he right
i to e.xpose a poor old woman to it? I
, am in tho hnblt'of golng nlone, and I
! went aloue thls tlmo. As I ontorod the
eliuich, 1 heard tho plaintlvovolcofrom
undor the cnrtaln of tho confesslonal.
, I opened tho wlekot, nnd suro cnough,
' It was my man. I hnd scarcoly sat
down and leaned ovor when', wlthout
any warnlng, I rofeived a knlfo-thrust
, in my slde. Tlmt is wliy I havo to
, stop to rest: nlnco that tlme I get out
of breath easlly."
Tho Abb6 was now sllont, ns lf tln.
rest of the Btory was wlthout spocial
i "Wasn't tho rascal arroBtod?" I in
"N'o; he eapaped, but 1 dld not dlc,
' as you see."
II" laughed as he spoke, thon, polnt-
ing out to tho son, ho ndded: "Look
over there at that polnt of land emerg-
ing from tho nilst. Isn't It superb?"
I liofore I could reply a nolse abovo
us attracted our attontion. Looklng
1 up. we saw a cowlierd on tho top of tho
cllff. Maklng a trumpet of hls hands,
"Monslour Abbe! there is a man In
a blue bloufo up hcre, and ho wants
' to confcss to you."
I The prlest then pressod my hand ln
i a liasty farewell and at onco bogan to
clamber up tho steep ascont, calling
1 out In short. breathless accents:
I "I'm comlng! I'm comlng! Horo I
Admlral Oeorge Dowey has contrib-
uted a.i aiticlo to tho current Ishuo of
small lleet nssomblod at Har Harbor.
Admlral Dowey eontinues:
' We rely upon the Navy League to
bring home such facts as thoso to the
pooplo at large atid to mako such a
propaganda as wlll sliow how detlcient
, wo rt,aiiv are lu nnval strength.
I'opnlar newspnper artlclos are
lnlsleadlng and can so distort an Im
poslng lcoklng 11st such as thls pres
cnt one a to porsuado nlne-tenths of
the community that its vessols aro all
that thoy purport to be.
" The Navy l.eague can eoutrovort
H'.rh imiiressions, and wlth tho Intor
est regarding the navy and all detalls
concerned with, whlch now exists
even in the most Inland and remote
" Our Immenso coast line and our
rapidly incroasing tradc would de
mand a navy: wo must havo it for our
own protection, and it rosts with the
Navy League to instill thls idea into
the mind of all classos of eltizons' un
tll tho pressure of publlc opinlon
glves us such a navy as is needed for
the eountry's iirestigo and security.
"The 15rltlsh lloet that which
is in home waters alono formlng but
a fractlon of the Ilrltlsh navy whlch
would be avallable as an ovolutionary
squadron lncludcs 30 battleshlps and
30 ci uisors.
" The homo French lleot includes 1C
battleshlps and 11 cruisers; tho home
Uect of Gormany elght battlcships
an.l ilvo cruisers.
" Of course wo are dolng tho best
we can," continued Admlral Dowey,"
but tho Navy League should not al
i low the people in general to bo de-
eolved; and. abovo all thlngs, should
Impress upon thom tho necesslty of
havlng a lloet that will combino all
the various elements of naval
White women nro not allowed to
plend ns lawyers ln German courts,
not a few ar3 othorwise employed as
I experts in various branches of tho
1 profofsion. ln Herlin one woman
. serves as mterpreter of the language
of deaf-mutes, and several ns trans
lators of forelgn documents; one
makos a specialty of renderlng Kng
lish legal phrases Into German.
Iutense interost eontinues to bo
shown In Franco In the caso of Maiie
Raguenes, a woman employed on a
farm in tho nelghborhood of Brest,
who, after havlng lost the faculty of
speech when she was twelve, has sud
denly reeovered it after tho lapse of
twonty-elght years. ao many peopie
i are travelling to the spot to seo her
that sho appears to bo in a fair way
of maklng up for lost tlmo in tho talk
ing line. Uoston Transcript.
Dlffohcs nnd Bwlftly remoc
stone and cravel (rt'd and white)
from tlio Kldni'ys and ltlaildcr,
thii ri'lK'Vliit; tlio jialnot KldlR'y
Collc and aoIdlng tho surgcoira
knlfe, Cal-cnm bolvcut iire ents
tho formatlon of uric ai'ld ln tho
lllnn.l a...l nn.,.1. . 1, nu a n,,il I-
j tlona of the Htomacb w hlch pro
duce Oout iiolsnninsand llhcu
matiem. Cul-cura bolvcnt is
Dr. David Kennedy's
It expcls gall (toncs, plvca heallh to tho I.lvcr and
curcs blllnus collc nnd cnn-tipaliou. Dr. David
Kcnncdy ealdof It, "Cul-cura bulvi'iit l theoutcoiuo
of my long expcricncoaaarioblclan and Snrgeou
andl conslder it thoKreatett aclilevcinent of my life."
Wrlto to tlio Cal-cura Companjr, Kennedy Jtow,
Itondout, N. Y., for a freo eantjilo boule. Largo
botlles 11.00. AH druggUta.
Itcmember : Only one Dr.DavId Kenncdy cvcr Ih ed
in Itondout, Clty of Kingston, N.Y., and be isuro jou
get bla ntu and latctt tncdlclnc, Cal-cura Solvcut,
For the Kidneys,
Liver and Blood.
Tho flrst rcqulremcnt of n
Btovo or a rutiKO ' tlmt lt
Blmll ho nblo to ilo Ui uork.
A stovo muBt licut n rnngn
muBt lniUo. To do lts Kirk a
stove or rnnge lnust lu tlio
flrst plnco bo linlt right.
Tbcro nro no bottcr licnteru
tb ii ii AndcD Htovos-tlii'ronro
no better balicrs tlmn Audca
ltuuges. To tbe fact tliat
nro construrtod upon princl
plo prnV' d bi st bji exitrrience,
ls iluo tholr wniidcrful olllcl
oncy. I' n f o u ii dcil claliiiB
ffliould carry little wclght
besldo tho lltty-venr record of
clnlly Katlsfuctlon-elvlni; sor
vlco hlcli ls belilud overy
Andos .Stovo or Itnngc. Sce
tbeiu at your locnl Ucnlcrs.
PHILUPS & CLARK ST0VE C0.,
Cenea, N. Y.
A YOUTHKUL SCIENTIST.
Invcntor of a Wonderful Device to
Mako the Deaf Hear.
Scipntiflc men all over the world
ate deoply interested in the dlscov
ery mado by Miller Heeso Hutcliinson,
n yoting invcntor, who by means of an
eleetricnl device has seemlngly dom
onstrated that the deaf can bo made
Tho instrument as oxplaiued by the
Invontor is an appllcation of the com
blned prlnclples of tho tolephonoand
tho mlcrophone, tho - lattor being a
very sensitivo sclentillc Instrument
for the magnifylng of sound. By the
combinatlon fcotinds aro vastly magni
flod through the outer and mlddle
cars to tho inner ear and tho auditory
In opcration the instrument sends
the nir waves agalnst the tympanum
and forces it to vibrate, thus vibrating
the middlc ear and loosoulng tho
throo vibVatory bones so that they
perfoim their functlons. It was the
uso of this apph'anco, it is said, that
onablod Quoen Alexandra of Kngland
to regain her hearing, which for some
yoars has been impairqd. Mr. Hutch-
nson is tho happy possessor of a gold
medal glven him by the queen " for
scieDtificial research and investiga
tion." Whlle pursulng hls investigation
tlio invontor mado a study of the hu
man onr undor one of the leading au-
rists of tho country, acqui! ing a thor-
ougn knowledgo of its mechanical
constructlon. Speal.ing of this phase
of hls research. the inventor said:
" I am ouglneer, electrlcal and me
chanical, and tlio human body is
meclianism. The perfecting of my
invention has been duo to the appll
cation ot sound mechanical princlples
and mathomatlcal facts to the me
chanical aspects of the ear as an or
gan." .MilKr Itoese Hutchinson is a native
of Mobilo nnd ten years ago, when but
sixteen yoars of age, began working
on the problem. which even at that
ago had engrossed his attontion. He
was educated in tho publlc schools
and at the Alabama Polytechnlc in
stitute, gradunting from that school
as an electrical engineer. After his
graduation Mr. Hutchinson applled
himsolf to the perfecting of two in
struments by means of which, it ls
said, persons who liave never heard n
sound in all their lives have been en
aliled to hear with distinctness music
played on a piano and the tones of the
human voice in ordinay conversatlon.
The God of the Unafraid.
Though I walk through the valley
of tho shadow of death, I will fear no
evil. Psalm xxlii. 4.
Now thero aro new religions. Many
tho codes and creeds;
Many the quibbllng changes to flt
with our fancied needs;
All of them waxing milder; waningin
v strength and tone;
Nono of them stern and sturdy; none
of them stand alone
None like the old religions, thoso that
the fathers made
Built on the foarless basls the God
of the Unafraid.
Mind you the old timo people? Ques-
tlonlng naught, and stern;
Knowing the lifelong lesson ere they
were set to learn;
Soeing tho line was rigid, marking for
ill or good
Holding to stop beyond it led where
the sinners stood.
Mind you tho old tlme people? They
who tho law obeyed,
Foarlng and findlng and praylng the
God of the Unafraid.
Llfo was a constant battle Into whlch
they were flmig;
ThouKhts were of old tlmo slnful ero
Nhey wero glven tongue.
Aye, if a hand offended, straightway
it must bo cut,
Elso would tho gates of heaven bo to
them over shut.
That was an oldtlme plcture, yet it
will never fade
Thus dld the people worshlp the God
of tho Unafraid,
Now there are now religions; fragile
and fllmsy thlngs;
Soothlng and soft and subtlo in all of
Mind vou tho old tlmo people? Never
their Fears would ceaso,
But they wero not as we are thelrs
were the hearts at peace;
Theirs wero tho souls complacent,
knowing nnd undismayed;
Theire was the llvlng master the
God of the Unafraid,
W. D. N in Tho Chicago Trib
ttne. Vacelnation is now compulspry in
Franco durlng tho flrst year df llfo,
and rovncclnatlon durlng the eleventh
and twonty-ilrst years.
Uemarkable success in extermlnat
ing tho mosquito is reported from tho
Soudan, whoro ln tho aroa on whlch
drainago work lias' beon systematically
carned out tho proportlon of cases of
malaria has been reduccd from 52 to
Tho Coney Island season ls to ex
tend through September, thls year.
It is a reformed resort, undor tho man
agement of tho solid buslncss men
who took hold of the property last
winter, and is popular wlthout being
vlcious. Thero were 200,000 people
thero on Sunday,
GRAND ANDES B I
Mo Fincr Rangc I
Is Built. 1
CTATi: OF Vr.ll.MOST, Wf-tiniiKtci-. ss.
lly tlio Pnplutc t'diii't lnr Sunl Ulitiict.
Tn all pL'rwiiin iMti"o.1oil lu tlif o'tiitt nt
DSCAIl 1(. OAItFir.l.l). Iillc.il ToHlifl.ciid. lu
Milil l)itrii't. iltveiioil. OwtliiK':
Vuil ui e hoieliy notllioil tlmt tliii Cmii t will
lUviilc iiimiii thc nlldw.iiiie ot the (U'coiint of
S. ( . (iurlh'lil, ii'liiiiiil-lrnlnr unn sulil ostiitc.
Illlll llci'IC'C llislrilllltlOII tllLMI.'Ol tu tlio iijimjms
ciitltlcil. nt tlit'seliiu tlicixiif to ln' liulil nt tlio
llntfl ui Townshend, i ui thcTth day nl Octobcr,
A. I). l'.ntl. wIibii iilid whoio ynu nmy bo liounl
ln tlio prt'ini'c?, ir voii fc ciiu-c.
:i7-r.) ZIXA 11. AI.I.llKi:, .Iildiff.
STATi: OF VT.llMOXT, Maillmni.
lly tlicl'iiiliatcCmiit fnrsnld Iitiiut.
To nll Hrn(in liiti'ietcd ln tho ctute of
JOIIX .(UIItKS, lato ot flilllfoi-d. Ill Kiiiil
ViiU nif hoicliy iKitltlcd tli.it tliis Court will
ilwiile upoii tlio iillir.vaiHi' nf tho iicciiiiiit of
1". I(. 1J, Stowe, mliiii tii-t t-nt ii- iipnn tlio c-tato
of .lolin Siiilit"5. latn iit Ciilironl, lii sald HW
trlct. ilL'it'iisod, nnd iIctivi1 itltrlliiitloii tlicieol
to tlio iHjrwins cntltled tlicivto, at tlie fusslon
tliuivnf to l held at tlio l'roliato Olliio ln
UnittlelMini, ln ild lllstrk't. on tlio 'Mh day
of .'optciiilK.'r, A. I). ltmi. when uml whfioymi
mav ikj 11011111 in tlio pi-onnn". 11 you sto canso.
:iT-:Kl A. V. H'lHVKXK, Itciri-tcr.
TATF. OF Vi:UMOXT, MnrllHini. SS.
lly tho I'mlnitc Court furf-uld Ili-trlvt.
To all ihmmhu intoio-teil in tlio o-tuto ol
OlIOltGi; V. KXOW1.TOX. lato of Ilrnttlo
iHiro. liiNild DMrlct, (iitctilur:
Vou nro hurcliy not illtil that tbi? Court will
ilocnlo uiion tlio iillowanro ol tho ncuoiuit ol
F. I). K.Mowu. niliiilnii'tiatiir upon tho otnte
otOeorifO V. Knowlton, lato of llruttleboro,
iiiMiid llitrivt. (leic.iM.'d. and dooroo illutrlbu
tlon tberoof to tlio persini" oiitltlcil thoieto, at
tlio c sion tlioivol to be held nt tln? I'robato
(Ml'uo ln llrattlelMini. in wiid DMriot, on tbe
aitli day ot Suptemin'r. A. I). !'.ri. when and
wboivymi may lio lieard lu tlie pn;iuios, if
you -to cmiM1.
:tr-:si a. r. scnwnxK. itoj-'istcr.
LJTATi: OF VKKMOXT, MihIIkhm. ."S.
Q Tho 1'roli.itoCouit for Sald DKtrict.
i'o all ikthiii" inioro-tod in tho tt ito of
TMOMAS T. STOWK, l.ilo of itnittleboio in
Ntld ditriot. iloooaod, (iiootlnif:
Whoi-oas F. I). II. stowe. ndminKtiator upon
tho cvtato of Tlii.inn-T. -tnwo. latoot brattle
boro lii said (listrlol.iloioai.'il, lnw lllod lupeti
tlon lu tlii-iciiiirt, ttlinr tnrtli that tho s.ile ot
tho wholo of tho re.il otato of sald dottnsod,
will bo beiiellciiil to tbo hoirs and all ixjrsous
a toivstod thoroin, and prajintr forn liieno to
tv tbo Kiino. and at tbo samo timo lllcil in this
court what purpoits to lio tho oont'nt iu writ
Iiik of all thoboirs irsldlnir In tliKstutetosucli
.ile. Whoiviipoii lt is onleml tnat tbo s.uno
lo boaril at tbo soioti of sald oourt tolic liold
in tiie l'robnto Otlioe in lli-attlelioid. on tho
last Saturday of Sciitemlior. A. 1). Wii. wbeu
and whoi-oyou may tie ho.ird ln tho iiremi-cs
if you fco cause.
tJT-ail A. F. SCinVEXK, ltoifister.
rilAKI'.X by vlrtuc of an oxociition in favor
X ot Fr.ink J. ll.illev of Brattleboro. Vcr
mont, s. Krank I. Wnrner of Sprlntrtlcld,
Jlass., issuod upon u Judjfinoiit rendered byJ.
II. Morritlcld. Justlce ot tho l'oiuc. within nnd
for said oountyof Wiiulli.im and state of Ver
mont, on tho Mh day ot June. A. I). 1!D, uml
by tbe dlreetion of said eroditor levied Uion,
and wlll tiesold to satisfy tbo miuo nt publle
auetioii, iu thc blicbway in front ot tbo said
prcmlseii licreinafterdo'rilioil on tho l'Jtli day
of Soptenibcr A. 1). l'.KD, at 10 o'clock ln tho
Tbo followiiik' doscrilK.il lnnd and inomles of
tbo said debtor. sltuato. lyintr and OeiiiK in
HrattlelKiro, in tbc county of Windham and
etntc of Vermont, and lioiindod and (lescrllicd
as follows: Xortli by tho land of Abbic E. Ful
lor. oiLt by l'nispcct st rcet. south by land of
said Alible K. Fullor, west by laiidof Kalpb W.
Ciidwolih, Ilorton place. and land of rii).'Ciio
l'oriltor IncludiiiKii rinht of wny sixttcn tcct
wide in sald Ilorton l'lace, whero the road ln.il
is now- located, ticinu; tho samo land comejod
to Fiimk I). Wnrner by l'atiick Flcmlinf. by
detil dalcil tho thirtccntli day of February
A. I).. 1H0.1, nnd reconlod In tbe land rccords ot
fuM Brattleboro, tiook l"i. pno T.
Dateil in llniltlelMini in tlio couiitv of Wind
bain, this 17th day cir.lulv, A. I). llu).
at t W. McCI.L'ltE, Deputy Shcnll.
NEW YORK BARGAIN STORE.
Big cut on Fiuit Jars owing to tbe small
crop of fruits. We have too many on hand.
We have cut the price from Si to 85c for
quart jars, from 90c to 75c for pint jars.
This is less than the jobbers' price
Plain Glass Vases. Cut in prices, all the
rage. Regular prices, 29, 39 and 49c. All
going at the one price, 25c.
Big values in Stone China Cuspldores.
Blue or green mottled, worth 25 cents, for
a few days, 15c. Two for 25c.
A few more Table Tumblers for 25c per
NEW YORK BARGAIN STORE.
llruttleboro, Vt. (ireenHeld, jUss.
The House and Lot, 7 Myrtle street,
belongingto the Estate of the late Alonzo
Saturday, Sept. 26,
AT 2 O'CLOCK P. M.
This is a two-tenement house. Always
rents; in good repair; large lot, four rods
front, ten rods deep, Three minutes' walk
from trolley line, and twelve from H ain
street. One of the best locations on a resl
dence street in town
C. P. GILSON, Auctioneer.
II. 1'. WKI.I.MAX, Uxecutor. a7-W
BAILEY'8 REAL ESTATE AGENCY,
F. J. BAILEY & CO., Ryther Bulldlnrj.