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fM wmt COMMENCED AUGUST 8, 1837. ST. JOHNSBURY, VT., THURSDAY, NOV. 15, 1888. VOLUME 52 NUMBER 2(77. Cw"!? PUBLISHED 1VEKT THURSDAY BT C. M. STONE & CO., Opposite th Athciupam, St. Johnsbury, Vt Enttred at the I'ott-oflce at St. Johnsbury, TL, at Stcond-eltut Matter. TEEMS OK THE CALEDONIAN: Due year in Caledonia and Essex Counties-.31.50 II not paid in advance 2.00 Six months to local subscribers, in advance,.. .75 Odd year out of Caledonia and Essex Counties, 2.00 One year in single wrapper, 2.00 (In advance. Postage paid by Publishers.) Clergymen in service, per year l.OO Kach Subscriber will find on his paper in con nection with bis name, tbe date to wbich he has paid. No other receipt is necessary. TOWN AND COUNTY NEWS. Weather Kecord. At Bingham's drug store, tor the week ending Highest. Lowest. Thursday, 36 . . 25 . Friday, 45 29 Saturday, 4t 35 Sunday, 40 34 Monday, 33 22 Tuesday, 30 10 Wednesday, 45 14 NEW ADS. IN THIS PAPEH. Shawl Lost. H. K. Ide Florida Oranges. F. (. Clark Ready for Business. G. A. Whitcber Dress Goods, etc. L. I). Stiles Flour aud Low Prices. Harper Sl Bros Harper's Magazine. Diekerman &. Cooper Special Offer. Youth's Companion 2,000,0110 readers. Abbie V. Haxeltnn's Est Probate of Will. Raymond ic Whitcomb Mexico Excursions. G-orge K. Grow, Agt 7 per cent. Mortgages. A. D. Kowell Stationery aud Holiday Goods. Raymond Sl Whitcomb California Excursions BRIEF IiOCA-LS. Pension lias been granted to Ruth, widow of John Williams, North Dan ville. The St. Johnsbury prohibition club are requested to meet at V. P. Stafford's office Saturday evening at 7..m Fannie E. Townsley begins the special religions meetings at the Bap tist church on Railroad street next Sunday. Sermons especially for young men were preached at all the local churches Su inlay, the day being very success fully observed. Patrons of the lecture course will bear in mind that Rev. Sam Small's lecture, the next entertainment in the course, comes next week Friday even ing. Mrs. M.T. Feuno has rented her house on Pearl street to E. N. Randall and has moved into the house on Main street with her mother, Mrs. Loami Flint. The Episcopal society will give an enetrtainment consisting of music and "dissolving views" at their room in musie hall next Monday evening at 7.') o'clock. Dickerman & Cooper, photogra phers, have transformed their recep tion room into an art gallery where is exhibited a tine display of pictures specially adapted to the holiday sea son. The case of the State vs Thomas Ward has been concluded in the su preme court and it is expected that a decision will be rendered today. Mean while Mr. Ward is in confinement at Moutpelier awaiting the result. The Woman's relief corps will cel ebrate their fourth anniversary at G. A. R. hall, Tuesday evening, Nov. 20. Au entei tainment consisting of ad dresses, music, recitations and a mum supper will be given, to which all are invited. A pleasant entertainment is prom iaed at the North church for Tuesday evening next. It will be given by the Girls' mission baud and offers varied attractions including tableaux. The parlors will be open at 7 o'clock and at 8 there will be a sale of fancy articles, confectionery and ice cream. While A. J. Willard's family were seated around the table in their sitting room one evening last week a lead ball was thrown through the window from the outside and landed on the floor in the middle of the room. It is thus that the St. Johnsbury small boy amuses himself. Post olhce affairs remain in statu quo, which means that the office hasn't been moved yet, neither has Postmas ter Bowman received any orders in re lation to the matter. Meanwhile B. G. Howe says it's sure to go and that Bowman's orders are liable to come any mail. Mrs. William II. Bailey died at her home in Summerville on Friday evening under peculiarly sad circum stances. But three or four weeks be fore she had given birth to a child, but was recovering as rapidly as could be expected when she had a relapse and died. The little one survives. The North church choir, assisted by E. A. Silsby, baritone, and Mrs. Herbert Stanley and Miss Bertha Stev ens, pianists, gave a very pleasant con cert iu the chapel Friday evening. The rainy weather kept many away, but those who were there heard some good singing and instrumental music. What ha come to be known as the "warm cr service" goes into oper ation on the Passumpsic division next Monday for the wiuter, and the notice to shippers and receivers of fruit has already been issued. Trains leave Boston every Wednesday at 12.25 p. m. A corresponding train for the Lake road leaves Boston at 7.50 p. m. every Wednesday. Chaniberlin Post is right on hand for next Memorial day, having already secured the services of Capt. Henry B. Atherton of Nashua, N. II., as the ora tor. Mr. Atherton was the author of the somewhat noted Atherton bill in the last New Hampshire legislature, representing the Boston and Lowell railroad interests in that memorable fight. One doesn't naturally think of the Passnmpsic or Moose rivers as being anything like the Jordan, but Charles S. Robinson, D. D., in a recently pub lished article in the Sunday School Times says of his first impressions of the Jordan : "To me the stream looked like one of the familiar roaring branch es I used to be afraid of in Vermont, augmented to the last degree by au extraordinary and somewhat violent summer shower until it was opaque and muddy." Real Kstate Transfer. A. L. Bailey has bought out B. G. Howe's interest in the Danville block, corner of Eastern avenue and Railroad street. This Danville block has been a lively piece of property lately but now settles down in the hands of Mr. Bailey and A. J. Noyes, the present owners. The building will probably be improved at an early date though no definite plans have as yet been made. Quarrelling Hoys. Two sons of a man who lives in Fairbanks village, one aged six aud the other four, got to quarrelling last Saturday when the older boy struck his brother with an axe on the head. The leather vizor of the younger boy's cap broke the force of the blow and probably prevented what would other wise have proved a fatal affair. The injured boy was seriously hurt but will come out all right. liroke His Arm. T. C. Cary, postal clerk on the New port and Springfield railroad route, slipped on the platform at the depot Saturday morning, while jumping from the car to get the letters from the sta tionary boxes, and broke an arm. Mr. Cary had but just recovered from a broken leg and it was probably an ef fort to favor the injured limb that caus ed him to slip and to break his arm. He is doing well at his homo in Clare- mont. A Wide-Awake Committee. The St. Johnsbury lecture commit tee deserve more than a passing notice for the manner in which they brought the Musin concert company to time last week. On the afternoon of the day of the concert a" telegram was re ceived that the company had missed connections at Swan ton and could not get here until after i) o'clock, the blun der being wholly their own. The committee wired reply that they must be here on time and to that end chart ered a special train at an expense of $!3, and got them here. The patrons of the lecture course should know the effort the committee make not onlv to secure good entertain men ts but to let nothing interfere that they can pre vent to keeping all engagements. The December Conference. The annual conference of Christian workers for New England, to be held in this place the second week in De cember, should be kept in mind these coming daj's. The sessions will be open to all, and such as are able to attend any or all of the meetings can not fail of being benefitted. The first meeting will be in the North Church Chapel Thursday evening, Dec. 13. Meetings will follow on Fri day ami Saturday, morning, afternoon and evening, and on the Sabbath at hours appointed later. Many men, eminent as laymen iu the church, will be present, and the people of our own town and those from adjoining towns will be welcomed to any or all of the meetings. Miss Howe in St. Johnsbury. One of St. Johnsbury's representa tive audiences gave Miss Mary Howe of Brattleboro a most hearty reception in the opera house last Monday even ing aud listened to a highly finished concert. Miss Howe fulfilled all the anticipations of the audience and was greeted with prolonged applause at every appearance, her ingenuous man ner, her beautiful features and her wonaertully bird -like music winning the admiration of all. Her first pro duction, an aria from Bellini's "La Somuambula," was the finest effort of the evening as it best exhibited the wonderful range of her sweet voice. The artistic rendering of Eckert's "Echo Song" brought out as an encore "The Last Rose of Summer" which was enthusiastically received. Both this ballad and the ever-popular song "Home, Sweet Home" were sung with a tenderness and richness seldom heard on the concert stage. Miss Howe was well supported by Wulf Fries, the pop ular Boston 'cello player, and two Montpelier artists, G. II. Wilder.fiutist, and Fred W. Bancroft, tenor. Mr. Wilder handled his instrument very skilfully while both gentlemen won deserved encores. Mr. Lucien Howe proved a very acceptable accompanist. Academy Notes. C. C. Chalmers was in town last week. He .attended the Peacham academy last year and is now about to take up the study of law. A number of members of the senior class have pledged themselves to grow a mous tache until Jan. 3, 1689. Professor Chapman returned last Saturday and the work in elocution has been re newed. The middle interview last Friday evening passed oil successfully PERSONAL, MENTION. Miss Mabel Brackett is teaching school at Sullivan, N. II. Mrs. W. II. Livingston of Burlington is visiting friends iu this town, her for mer residence. Miss Edith, daughter of E. L. Hovey, will take special music lessons in Bos ton this winter. Miss Minnie Davis of Farmington, N. II., is spending a few days in town, the guest of Anna Spencer. Miss Catherine Thayer left Wednes day to spend the winter with her nephew Bertrand E. Taylor at Newton Centre, Mass. Pliny J. Cowles has returned from New Hampshire and will be engaged at the Academy for a few weeks teach ing penmanship. Herbert S. Carpenter, eldest sou of Fred E. Carpenter and a Dartmouth graduate of this year, has gone to New York city to enter a law ofiice. The many friends of Fred W. Pat terson will be grieved to hear of his continued serious illness. The worst fears are apprehended of the result. George M. Williams of Tallapoosa, Georgia, was in town this week. He was called North by the death of his father, which occurred at Warren, N. II., October 28. Robert Kirk, a brother of Charles Kirk of this place, is visiting friends here after a four years' absence. He is captain on one of aline of Brazilian steamers running between Brazil and India. Rev. F. B. Phelps, formerly pastor of the Congregational church at East St. Johnsburj', has removed from Sullivan, N. II., to the neighboring town of Gilsum and is supplying the pulpit in both towns. Rev. Edson Dwinell Hale was in stalled pastor of the Congregational church at Clayton, Cal., Oct. 23d. Rev. Dr. I. E. Dwinell of the Pacific Theo logical seminary, a nativo of Calais, and Rev. Henry W. Jones of Vacaville, formerly pastor of the North Congre gational church at St. Johnsbury, as sisted at the installation. Mr. Hale was a graduate of the Academy in 78, aud his family moved from Stowo to Lugonia in Southern California where they have charge of an academy. AFTER-ELECTION NOTES. The Proposed Celebration and Other Items. The town hall was well filled Friday evening with members of the republi can clubs and others, who met to plan for a general celebration of the nation al republican victory. The whole business was left in the hands of a committee of eight, consisting of C. M. Spencer, W. S. Boynton, David Trull, M. J. Calbeck, E. Harris, W. P. Smith, P. D. Blodgett and 0. S. Ab bott. During the evening this dis patch was sent to Chairman Quay of the national republican committee : "Greetings and congratulations on our great republican victory." The pro gram for the celebration, which comes this evening, will be found below. to-night's jollification. Caledonia county republicans cele brate the victory to night with a grand illumination, torchlight procession aud addresses. It is hoped that every building in the village will be illumi nated. Hero is order of march : Torch-light procession headed by the St. Johnsbury band, to start from Town hall at 7 o'clock sharp. Fol lowing is the route of procession : Town hall, up Main down to Paddock village, to Concord avenue, to Port land St., down Portland to R. R. St., R. R. St. to Cross St., Cross St. to Pearl St., to Eastern avenue, Eastern aveuue to Main and down Western avenue to Warner hill, up Summer to Church, Church to Cliff, Cliff to Web ster, Webster to Spring, Spring to Mt. Pleasant, Mt. Pleasant to Summer, Summer to Church, Church to Main, Main to Town hall. W. C. Tyler marshals the procession. There will be a number of telling trans- parances. A big gun from Morrisvillo will be in charge of Capt. E. F. Gris wold and will probablj' be fired from Boynton hill, and there will be bon fires innumerable. After the parade there will be speaking in Music hall by Gen. W. W. Grout and others, in cluding it is hoped, Gov. Proctor. All hands around ! a telegram received tins morning announces the engagement of Captain Parsons to speak tonight. Capt. Par sons enlisted in the Vermont cavalry, led a desperate charge aGettysburg, was shot within the enemy's lines, and now owns the Virginia Natural bridge Some joyous republicans could not wait until this evening aud celebrated the victory independently. E. G Humphrey's house on Summer street was beautifully illuminated Friday evening. At Underclyffe the victory was celebrated with a fine display of fireworks Saturday evening consisting of rockets, Roman caudles, mines, etc., etc. The boys built huge bon-fircs in the squares Thursday and Friday evenings. Taken altogether there has been considerable of a celebration al together. The closest campaign guess on record was made a month before election by A. D. Rowell, who gave Harrison 231) electoral votes. His only error was in giving Connecticut's six votes to liar rison and West Virginia's six votes to Cleveland. But the figures came out all right when West Virginia is reck oned for Harrison where she undoubt edly belongs. It is whispered that some local dem ocrats pulled a cannon to the top o Harris hill election day preparatory to celebrating. ELECTRIC LIGHTS. St. Johnsbury Sure to Have Them Now. The St. JohnBbury village trustees lave closed a contract with the Thom son-Houston electric company to light the village with electricity. The work will go on at once and the lights will be in operation as soon as possible, be fore winter, no doubt. The Thomson- Houston company have closed a con tract with the Water Power company for the necessary power from the new dam below the village, taking a lease for 10 years. For a number of months this matter of lighting the streets of St. Johnsburj' ias been talked about, but definite conclusions have been so long delayed hat the people had come to feel that the whole business had fallen through. Early in June at a village meeting it was voted to authorize the village trustees to expend a sum not excoed- ng $1300 per annum in lighting the streets with electricity. Some weeks ago the trustees requested bids from the leading electric companies doing business in New England. Only one company responded with a definite bid writing, the Thomson-Houston company, with whom a contract was closed. The Thomson-Houston company agree to furnish 33 arc lights for the first year for the village appropriation of $1300. For the second and third ears they agree to furnish 20 arc ights for $1300 per annum and any that may be desired above that number at a sum not exceeding $70 per light per annum. This increase iu price for the second aud third years is made neces- iry, as we understand it, by the in- fiiciency of the village appropriation, all companies and practical electricians greeing that the village could not be nopeily lighted for $1300. The con- ract calls for the burning of the lights on all dark evenings, regardless of the diases of the moon, from dark until midnight. Tho village trustees have ven the matter careful consideration iind believe the contract is as good for the village as any that has been made by any New England village of the ame size and arrangement. The contract between tho Thomsou- Houston and the Water Power compa nies calls for 100 horse-power at $1500 iter annum. The Thomson-Houston folks have taken a 10 years' lease of the power with the understanding that ley are to use it at night only when ever the Power company shall let it for other purposes, as the latter company expect to have some 300 or more lorse-power when the works are com peted, and hope to get other business sooner or later. 1 heir contract with he Thomson-Houston folks calls for he erection of a building about 25x35 at the dam, and the equipment of the plant as far as power is concerned. The dam is completed within 28 feet of the west shore and over that space a coffer dam was built last week. The igh water has made progress very slow, but the builders have no notion of giving up and the work will now be completed at au early date. A Dangerous Experiment. A six years' old son of a Mr. Whit comb, who lives on the Danville road, while playing in the pasture with a calf Friday, tied one end of a rope around his own neck aud the other end around the neck of the calf. The re sult was that the calf soon became un manageable aud dragged the boy all over tho pasture. When found the lit tle fellow was senseless and apparent ly dead, as the rope had tightened ibout his neck so as to practically tang him. He revived finally and will cmno out all right, though it was a remarkably narrow escape. Y. M. C. A. Notes. The Y. M. C. A. state convention at Middlcbury was the most successful in the history of tho organization. The iddress by Rev. F. E. Davison of St. Tstltttalini-t j'aii flit '"Ioi for ( rtoti'Lir " was very helpiul. Among the papers read was one prepared by J. S. Taylor of St. Johnsburj' on the objects of the convention, and one by Secretary Page on "Work for young men in small towns." Rev. Henry Fairbanks dis cussed the "State work in Vermont, what has been done and what may be done." lie spoke at some length of the evangelistic work done by the as sociations in 1875-77, complimented highly the present work of his home association, and suggested plans for introducing work of a Y. M. C. A character in our small towns. Mr Fairbanks also delivered an address Saturdaj- evening on the influence, of Vermont young men in the West and the consequent need that they be Christian men. Col. J. J. Estey of Brattleboro was elected president for the comiug year, Rev. Henry Fair banks first vice president. The state executive committee consists of Rev, II. Fairbanks, Rev. T. P. Frost, C. L Page of St. Johnsbury, and teu others, with Mr. Fairbanks as president of the committee. E. A. Lawrence has been engaged as state secretary of Vermont for four months of the coming year. The special meetings in Association hall conducted by Edward Evans will be coutiuued through the remainder of the week, afternoons at 3, evenings at 7.30, open to all. Tomorrow will be set apart as a day for special prayer in which it is hoped all will participate The ladies' auxiliary have presented the association a bookcase for the lib rary. Books are constantly arriving for the new library. RECENT DEATHS. Death of St. Johnsbury's Centenarian. Wpuks. James Works, whose one hundredth birthday anniversary was celebrated December 30th, 1887, died at his home in Waterford Tuesday morning. He had enjoyed compara tive good health through the summer, retaining possession of all his faculties to a remarkable degree for one so aged. Monday morning he complained of numbness in his arms, which it is now thought indicated a paralytic shock. In the evening he retired at the usual hour, was heard to cough at midnight which was nothing unusual and pass ed away shortly after, probably with out pain. The story of Mr. Works' life was told somewhat in detail in these columns at the time of his cen tennial, but the main facts may prop erly repeated. James Works was born in West moreland, N. H., Dec. 30, 1787. He moved to Barton in 1808, and to Wat erford in 181G, to the home where he has ever since lived. As a business man he was energetic, capable and successful j as a citizen he was public spirited and always took an active in terest in public affairs. He represent ed his town in the state legislature in 1838 and 1839, and for several years served on the board of selectmen and held other town offices. As hate as a dozen years ago when nearly DO he served as one of the grand jurors of the county. He was actively interest ed iu the organization of the Passnmp sic railroad company aud in the build ing of the road, being a stockholder in tho enterprise. He has retained his faculties to a remarkable degree dur ing these later years. At the celebra tion of this 100th birthday anniversary on the 30th of last December he was quite hale aud hearty, personally wel coming his friends as they called, writ ing his name as distinctly as ever it was written, reading the papers and enjoying his dinner with tho assembled company. His death removes a most worthy citizen of this county, one in whom all the people have felt a deep interest. Mr. Works was married in 1822 to Almira Aldrich, an estimable woman. To them were born five children, Ade line, who died at the age of 2(5, Mrs. Charles L. Morrill of North Danville, Mrs. Arthur Lee of Plaiufield, Iowa, and Chandler and Barton, two sons who have remained on tho old farm as Waterford, the latter having the per sonal care of his father. Mr. Works belonged to a long-lived family, a sis ter, aged 1)4, living in Rochester, N. Y., survives him. The funeral will be held this after noon at one o clock. Vaughan. The friends of Mrs. Geo. inghaii will regret to learn of her death at her home, Centre Point, Tex ts, two months ago. Mrs. Vaughan had been enjoying unusually good lealth during the summer, but was at tacked with erysipelas in a malignant orm and died very suddenly. She eaves three children aged eight years, three years and two months respec tively. Mrs. Vaughan was Katy Fair banks, daughter of T. 11. Fairbanks, formerly of this place. Better Stay East. ChaiTos A. Morrill, son of Dea. C. L. Morrill of North Danville, writes from Fairfield, Nebraska: "There is a bountiful crop of corn in this section ot Nebraska. One man sold his oats to day, (Nov. G") at 13 cents per bushel. Corn is worth 20 cents. Elevators are running day ami night. Farmers are obliged to sell their grain in many instances to pav off oans and store debts. I think Ver mont farmers would 'kick' if they had to sell their oats at 13 cents a bushel to pay old debts. This is a beautiful country though somewhat uucertain. It will do for a young man to come out tere, but if a farmer is comfortably fixed in Vermont he had better stay where he is." From Plague-Strickeu Florida. A letter written by a brother of Mrs. I. J. Robinson to friends in this place from Jacksonville, Florida, under date of October 24, gives an inside view of the sufferings and privations of the people in the plague-stricken district. Both letter and envelope show signs of having undergone the fumigating pro cess made necessary by the rules of the health department. Mr. Robinson say 8 : 1 had not been able to do any work all summer because of rheumatism. I had just got to feeling all right and went to work for nine days when the yellow fever took me and I had it very hard. The doctors thought I was gone sure, but I made out to come through Had no use of my legs, could not get across the floor without help, could eat nothing and was so weak that I could not sit up but a few minutes at a time when I left the hospital. It has cost me all I had to get through, besides some help received from friends. My experience was that of many others, I could have gained faster had I the nourishing food a sick person requires. There has been money enough Bent here and is being sent every day so that no one need want for anything needful, but it is all placed iu the hands of a committee. They do as they please with it; they don't give any money, but if you want anything to eat they will give you salt pork, hominy, flour, Indian meal and some times a little molasses aud coilee, hard ly the kiud of food for a person just recovering from a fever. I suppose I ought not to complain, for there has been a lot of suffering here this summer aud one that has been here and trot through with his life ought to be thankful. Whole fam ilies have leeii swept away in a few days and most every family here has lost one or more, and in many cases neither wife nor children could be near to care for them, the dead being buried as soon as the breath Ielt tbe body. THE THREE LINKS. Visitation or Grand Officers I. O. F Annual Convention I. of It. Caledonia lodge of Odd Fellows re ceived an official visit from the grand officers Thursday evening. There were present Grand Master II. W. Hall of Burlington, Deputy Grand Master O. II. Henderson of St. Johnsbury, Grand Warden C. F. Eddy of Bellows Falls, Grand Marshal J. W. Goodell of Burlington. The work in the second degree was performed by Caledonia lodge and was highly commended by the grand officers. This being the business proper before tho lodge, at its close the assembly adjourned to the banquet room where a fine lunch was partaken of. After supper C. F. Shep herd, chairuiau of committoe of ar rangements, introduced Past Grand W,.P, Chaffee as toast master, who presented the following sentiments: "The Grand Lodge of Vermont." Responded to by the Grand Master, who gave a brief review of its history and the encouraging condition of the order at the present time, and especial ly the interest taken the past year. "Caledonia Lodge." Responded to by 0. II. Henderson, who outlined its history, showing that this lodge had been steady in growth and standing, and that but little had come within its borders to mar its harmony. It had had the honor of furnishing three grand masters, a voice said, "and would the next" (Mr. Henderson being iu line for that position with good prospect of reaching it, deservedly, too.) "Our creed our daily life." Re sponded to by C. F. Eddy. The creed was shown to be one worthy the fol lowing of any man, and the demand of the order for consistent living develop ed upon every member, that our prin ciples be fairly laid before the public. "The Daughters of Rebekah, long may they live." Responded to by J. W. Goodell, he claiming that they were essential to the well being of the order, and were worthily carrying for ward a worthy organization. "The Grand Encampment of Ver mont." Responded to by Grant! Rep resentative D. P. Celley, who gave an encouraging report of this branch of the order. "The Patriarchs Militant, the Knights of Peace." Major A. L. Bragg was called upon to bring this body in to line but declined oil account of a bad cold. "The Good Samaritan." Rev. J. W. ! Farrow of East Burke responded, urg ing in a convincing manner that the good Samaritan work was the work for Odd Fellows to pursue. "Our Guests." Past Grand Master N. P. Bowman slowly arose to respond, but said he could uot, he was sick, hsid been growiug sick the past few days ; the salt breeze that struck him had used him all up, but still he must ascend salt river as far as navigable, and the results were not pleasant to contemplate. He gave a warm wel come to "our guests." Major Ivean of Albany, N. Y., Past Grand J. F. Fox of Burlington, C. II. Gray, Noble Grand Uuion lodge and E. McGinnc8S. Noble Grand West Burke lodge, made brief remarks and this pleasant affair ended in the most fraternal manner. The I. of It. Convention. The state convention of Daughters of Rebekah assembled iu Odd Fellows hall Friday at 10 o'clock a. m., Grand Master II. W. Hall presiding. Prayer by chaplain, and singing of opening ode was followed by reports of com mittees, delegates and lodges, and the appointment of committees which oc cupied the forenoon. There were del egates present from Burlington, Ben nington, Brattleboro, Bellows Falls, Bradfoid, North field and Lyndon, and Mrs. Grace A. Pierce of Mary Wash ington lodge, Boston, and Mrs. S. A. Farnham of Evening Star lodge, Lowell, Mass. ; delegates from Massa chusetts general convention Daughters of Rebekah, were present as represen tatives of that body, besides a large at tendance of members of Olive Branch lodge of this place. In the afternoon the secret work was exemplified by Mrs. L. J. Retting of Brattleboro in a very efficient manner. After the transaction of business Mrs. Pierce of Boston being called up on said, her heart was full of love for this work and that she was very grate ful for the kind attention she had re ceived at this convention. She be lieved conventions were beneficial to the order and considered the order of Daughters of Rebekah a noble institu tion, through which much good could be done to alleviate human misery, that would not only elevate woman but educate her as well ; that the work and principles of the order had these tendencies iu a great degree. She urg ed all members to work to further its principles, to take them to their hearts and practice its precepts, thus benefit ing themselves and the community in which they reside. In conclusion Mrs. Pierce gave an interesting account of conference work in Massachusetts Mrs. Farnham of Lowell followed, Baying that she came from the old Bay state, the mother of colonies and the mother of Rebekah conventions, with the warmest of greetings. She trusted that the day would soon come that woman would preside at Vermont con ventions; believed it was the proper thing and that they were capable of doing so. The times demanded that woman should come to the front more in these matters, and in their own gen tie manner carry forward this most commendable work. She believed this branch was a great help to sub ordinate lodges in carrying out their principles and wanted to see the order grow and fill the mission. The re marks of these delegates were warmly greeted. The principal address of the conven tion was then delivered by C. F. Eddy, his subject being "Daughters of Re bekah Degree; its Relation to Odd Fellowship." - Our room will not ad mit of this address or a fair synopsis of it. S n ftice it to say it was worthy of its author, able and unique. Delegates from various lodges gave brief responses to a call from the Grand Master, and convention adjourn ed until evening. At the evening session Olive Branch lodge took charge of the lodge room, and exemplified the work of the de gree, these officers filliug the chairs : Mrs. M. T. Fenno, N. G., Mrs. T. H. Underwood, V. G., Mrs. F. Bowker, conductor," Mrs. Walter Gould, warden, Mrs. A. Whitney, Mrs. Geo. Goodell, R. and L. S. N. G., Mrs. L. F. Gaskill, Mrs. M. Batchelder, R. and L. S. V. G., Mrs. Henry Holder, Mrs. A. W. Simp son, R. and L. S. S., Mrs. J. II. Thomp son, I. S., Eliza A. George, Rebekah, Mrs. L. Sulloway, P. G. The work was admirably done and received much praise from visitors. An elegant banquet followed. These officers were elected for the coming year : Vice president, Mrs. Mary C. Good ell of Burlington. Secretary, Miss Mary J. Ranney of St. Johnsbury. Treasurer, Mrs. N. M. Puffer of Ben nington. Delegates to general conference in Massachusetts, Grand Master, Mrs. I. E. Gibson of Bennington, Mis. G. W. Smalley of Lvudouville, Mrs. T. E. Morris of North field. Delegates to Rhode Island general convention, Mrs. L. J. Retting of Brat tleboro, the grand master, Mrs. Ann C. Winchester of Bellows Falls, Mrs. A. W. Scott of St. Johnsbury. Hatch-Hawes. "Society here lost one of its most at tractive rosebuds last week, when Francis M. Hatch, a well known attor-ney-at-law of Honolulu, took as his bride Miss Alicia Hawes, daughter of Colonel and Mrs. A. G. Hawes." Thus begins a very pleasant notice iu the San Francisco Chronicle of a wedding that occurred at the residence of Col. A. G. Hawes iu San Francisco, October 31. the bride as above stated being Miss Alicia Hawes, who has many friends in St. Johnsbury. The wedding wan at the residence of Col. Hawes ami was attended by many guests of distinction n California and Honolulu business and society circles. Mr. and Mrs. Hatch will travel in Europe until June, when they will proceed to Honolulu to reside there permanently. THE TOWNS AROUND. BARNET. Happy Republicans. Thursday evening was a night to la much observed in this town. Although tho rain poured aud Egyptian darkness prevailed the true Israelites had light in their dwellings. A nuge oonnre was kept burning iu the square front of Brock's hotel, and tho roar of can non, the wild cheeriug and weird torchlight procession reminded one ot the festivities when news came of Gen. Lee's surrender. One democrat gave a gallon of oil but was confined to his bed for some time after. The post master threatened to sell out before 20 days. This only added to the enjoy ment of the jubilant party. Several curious bets were paid. W. S. Brock, who bet a week s board with H. b. Wilson, has to go a quarter of a mile, but he declares he will take twenty- one meals, l he dons ot veterans, me same evening, gave an oyster supper that was well attended. Isaae Morrill has moved into Cedar cottajre. Alice Brown returned to Plymouth, N. II., on Moudav. Eleven men who voted for president in our school district lour years ago, were not living this year. Frank Giltillan has returned from Newbury and accepted a situation at Miles Pond to work for L. D. Ilazeu. Mrs. Alex McDonald, an old lady of 81), fell down a Might of stairs 011 Sat urday and was badly injured, but no bones broken. At the auction of J. II. Clement's es tate on Monday, the property sold by Ora Bishop went remarkably low. The beau til ul barouche, which twenty-live years ago cost $11)00, was sold to II. Komers for $(). 1 lie pony pliaeton went for $20, aud a large stock of fish poles, finished and unfinished for $IW, and other things accordingly. Last spring when Misses Florence Brid ;maii and Carrie Gleasou were le- turuing from Paris they visited at the house of Hon. B. F. Stevens at London. He entrusted money with them for the Bamet Ladies' society which has been expended for a new pulpit Bible, with both old and new versions. Air. Stev ens has remembered his old home in pleasant ways heretofore. NOItTll DANVILLK. Geo. Gilman has moved to Paddock village. Mrs. Alice M. Wells has moved from the tenement over the store to rooms in F. V. Green's house. The V. C. T. U. will give a cider entertainment and supper at the church Wednesdav evening. Nov. Zl. It is a 1 query in the minds of some people, how White Ribbon cider differs from the common article. Come and see. ST. JOHNSBURY CKNTKK. Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Pierce leave next week for Newtouville, Mass., to spend the winter with their daughter, Mrs S. S. Calder. LOWER WATERFORD. John Houghton is no better. Stella Church spent Sunday with her parents. Chas. Phillips and wife are visiting in Concord this week. Stewart Horr bid off the farm owned by the late Sam Church. Nellie Bowman goes to Montpelier this week to visit friends. Mrs. Willard Kinue is in Concord. N. II.. visitinc her daughter. Mr. Richardson. Helen Goss is in Littleton teaching school. Abbie Ross iiuirdied her school Friday and returned home. A Card. I desire to express my deep gratitude to friends and neighbors for their more than neighborly kindness during the sickness and death in my family, and for the tokens of regard so freely given May they all in their time of need have such sym path? and help . William H. Bailbt. ptrial JJoticrs. Iturkleus Arnitva Salve. The Best Salr in tho world lor Cul, Braises, Sores, Ulcers, Salt Kheum, Fever Sores, Tetter C1isimm Hands, ChilhlaiDs, Corns, and all Skis Eruptions, and ositively cures l'iles, or no pay required. It is guaranteed to give ertict satis faction, or money refunded, l'rice i5 cents per hox. For sale by Flint Bros. t ian it 0 Don't Kxperiuient. Yon cannot afiord to waste time iu experiment iii! wbi-n your lungs are in danger, t'onsmnpiion always seems at tlrst, only a cold. IV not permit any dealer to impose npon you with some cheap imitation of Dr. King's New lHsoovery tor Con sumption, coughs aud colds, but lie sure you get the Keuuine. Because he can make more profit be may tell yon he has somet hing lust as (rood, or just the same. - Don't he deceived, but issist npon get ting Dr. King's New Diseoverv, which is guaran teed to give relief in all throat Inng and chest af fections. Trial bottles free at Flint Bios. oh e w t dec 16. A Sound Lejral Opinion. E. Baiu bridge Muuday Esq.. Count v Atty , flay Co., Tex. says : "Have used Electric Bitters with most happy results. My brother also was verv low with Malarial Fever aud Jaundice, but was cured by timely use of this medicine. Am satis fied Electric Bitters saved his life." Mr. 1). 1 Wilcoxsou. of Horse Cave, Ky adds a like testl meny, sayiug: He positively believes be would have died had it not been for Kleclrin Bitters. This great remedy will ward oft. as well as cure all Malarial Diseases, and for all Kidney, Liver and Stomach Disorders stands unequaled :rice 5tc aud $1.00 at Flint Bros. che t dea 16. Advice to Mothers. Are you disturbed at night and broken of vour rest by a sick child sutleriug and crying with V:''l of cutting teeth I It so, send at once jud get a bou tie of Mrs. Wiuslow's Soothing Syrup lor ehildieu teething. Its value is incalculable. It willrelieve the poor little sntterei immediately. Depend u poo it. mothers, there is no mistake almut it. It cures dysentery aud diarrhoea, regulates the siomacb and bowels, cures wiud colic, softens the gums, reduces iudauimaliou, and gives toue aud energy to the whole system. Mrs. Winston's Smithing Syrup for children teething is ple.isabt to the taste aud is the prescription ol one of t lie oldest aud best female nurses and physicians iu the Uuiled Slates, ami is sold by all druggists throughout the wsrld. l'rice -"i cents a bottle. l4oce9 niveltrs' (guide. Itoston & Maine It. It. Oct. 20. 1 I'assiuupiiir liv. 8K8. TRAINS MOVING Mail N Y DExiMxd MxdiN Ml,NKx a. in. a. in. p. ui.jp. in.ip. ui p.m a. iu 7 15 1 Oft j 6 10 1 5.I.K U5 S 81 f 30 13 10 S 4-2 2 IS 3 30 ! 9 m I I J 30 1 IS 8 15 S Xi, 9 W 8 5fi 5 Nil 9 20 9 0? 5f 30 6 10; 9 35 15 55 1 35 14 6 25i 9 47 1 H3 9 24 (i 43 10 U3 . . j 9 31 7 on 10 13 1 24! 9 38 7 15110 83 1 3.V 10 03 3 07 H tMllllOO I 5.1 X IS 11 45 jlu 10 I 45 3 15j p.m. p. m. p. in. p. u. a. iu a. ui a. ui. TRAINS MOVINU MOUTH. a. iii. p. ni. a. is.) p. iu u. ui .p. m." 8 30 9 00 p. m. p.m. p.m. p.m. a. iu a. ni. a. m. 1 55 5 25 7 :tl 12 401 3 45 2 3S! 7 55 10 lo a 25 ! 1 2t 4 05 2 53! 25 IU 4(1 2 45j 4 11 8 35 10 50 2 51! 4 17 8 45 II 1.0 I 1 40 4 27 9 02 11 17 3 Wij 4 38 3 19 9 30 II :u 3 15 3 01 4 45 9 40 II 3S 4 59 9 55 II 5C 5 06 3 30 10 00 12 30 3 .'-8 2 21 5 23 1 ... 12 55 3 58 7 55 4 43i 2 50 6 lis 3 30 p. m. p. 111. p. in. I p.iu a.m. is. in. Newport W". Burke. L.yudouv'11 Lyndon St. J. Cent. St.Joh'sb'y I'assum'sic E. Burnet . Baruet Mcludoes . Wells K... W. K.J uue Bnstou Boston W.Ii. June Wells K Mcludoes . Burnet E. Barnet . Passum'sic St.Joh'sb'y St. J. Cent. Lyndon Lvudon v'll W. Burke Newport St. Jolmsbury & Lake Chauipluin Railroad. Oct. 8, 188K. TKAINS EAST. TUAII.RWKOT. Head down. Kt ad up. Frt Ms. i Mail AMail Mxd Frt a. m. p. 111. a.m. I p. ui. a.m. p.tn Maquam 3 20 10 00 Swantoli 7 50 II 35 fi 24 II 27 Cambridge Jc... 6 25 10 10 5 41 7 4ii 12 49 Uurdwick 4 57 9 01 P 10 6 03 7 55 12 59 E. Hard wick 4 4f 52 7 55 h 40 8 04 1 09 (ireensbors 4 39 8 43 7 35 7 20 8 24 1 29 Wulden 4 21 24 fi 45 8 14 8 45 1 50 Danville 4 00 7 45 G 07 9 00 9 15 2 20 c, T . , f 3 3' 7 08 4 10 15 3 as ht. Johnsbury. J a5s 45 10 35 3 35 E. St.JohsshiiM 2 45 2 25 10 50 3 44 W.Concord... S :i 2 10 11 20 3 53 X. Concord 2 27 1 50 II 35 4 02 Miles I'oud... . 18 I 15 11 46 4 08 E. Concord 2 12 12 55 12 05 4 19 Lunenburg 9 01 12 30 p.m. p.m. p.m. 111 s. m. p.iu At Harrismith. Oraii"e Free State. Sent. 2. a daughter (Marion Amethyst) to Kev. aud Mrs. James Gray- eiflarriaQe At San Francisco. Oct. 31, by Kev. Hiram W. Beers, Francis M. Mulch of ll.moliil 1 and Alicia Hawes of Sau Francisco, daughter of (Nil. A. G. Hawes formerly of St.. Johnsbury. At St. Johnsbury, Nov. 14. by Kev M. C Uen lersou. Willard M. lliimiihrev and Mi -is May M. Smith. iMith of East Haven. At West Baruet Nov 8. bv Kev. John Bole, Jacob Trussed of Danville aud Mrs. Manii tta C. Walbridge of IVaehain. At St. Johnsliiiry, Nov. 9, Mrs. Jeunie (Hall) Bailey, aged 33. At Cc litre I'oiut, Texas. Sept IH, KatvlKair- bauks) Vaughan, aged XI, formerly ot St. Johns bury. At Warren. N. II . Oct 2. James M. Williams, aged 6r father of lira. M. Willi.mn. late ot this place. At Kant liiirke, .Nov. 9, MiuiikI Carpenter, agea 32. At Waterford, Nov. 13. James Works, aged 100 years aud 11 months. At Kiversule. t aliloruia Oct. b, ol consumption. Miss Julia Kellogg, ageil ii. formerlv ot Baruet At South Uurdwick. Nov. 12. Aimer Baleb, aged 84. n I.MNE WATCHES UEl'AIKEU aud rated at l A. D. KO WELL'S. Miiiwl Lost. A greeu plaid shawl losl lielween Eastern Ave 1111, 11ml Kit-LV livft-v iit;,lil Kimlfr will he sui tably rewarded by leaving it at F. i. UUKDf'S store. n Farm for Sale. Iu Danville, a good one, and will be sobl cheap. Iug pay day given if desired. For fuither par ticulars enquire 011 lli premises. 75-7e J. F. SHI I'M A N. Apartment lo L,-l. To a small family of adults. Tlte Most desirable in Town. Address at once. Entre Nous. Box 310. 75tf For Sulr or ICent. The Laiigdou J. Cummiuga premises liood house and lirii, ami tive acres ol excellent laud. Mlf Kuquireot W. II. I'KKSIIlN. Clean 'vsa'r For sale at K. ). Clakk's. Every family need them. Only 25 cents per 100. A iool Farm Of nearly 100 acres within 2 miles ol the village, for sale CUE A I'. Enquire of W. H. I'KKSToN. Mrs. H. A. Stanley, Teacher of Piano, Will instruct pupils at her home, 17 Spriug St.. St, Johusbury, Vt. t nov 18 Itarpaiiis. Five, 10 and 25 cent packages of Embossed Tist nres and Cards for Scrap Books. F. O. CLAUK. Desirable Itesidenre For Sale. The house No. 8, Pearl street, is oflored for sale The house is nearly new, two story and has all the modern improvements. 1tt MRS. CEO. D. RAN HALL Banjo and Guilar. MlsslL E. Thompson, Instructor ou the Buiijo. Guitar and Mandolin. Also dealer in above mused Instruments. No. 12 ICailrosd St., St. Johnsbury. For Sal. Two Buck Lambs aud severs! other lambs ; the sire of which sheared over 16 pound. A nice Yoke Oxen, 2 Farrow Cows. An 8 year old Black Mare; a good driver and worker. A good Buggy Wagon. One Ox and one2 horse Travers Sled. t7d K. I. ALLEN. St. Johnsbury Centre. At a Sacrifice ! My residence snd farm are for sale at a lowar Ju ice according to value than auy property sold or r sale in the village of St. Johnsbury. I am bound to sell in order to speDd the wiuter in a, warmer climate. 74-77 W. U. PRESTON.