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Woodstock, Vt . Ju 10 26, ld97 H UlKlNKll li . . TillM. Tllllll i iir roiiowlnir s tlio riiiiuliiK 'Imp of tla- ........:- uu noiimiook llnllroii.l, com iim iicln Mniiiluy, May k,7. iimmiiiiii.mi l.T,-1Ml5, Jlall. a m. . i ,K 10 :i0; TnflMlMf 10 40; " '"t "inn uiver .iiiik'IIiiii II -J0, ll.WNh(i.il.V KahT. No. 4, ,eiM)lii., 1 i. l.nive miilMnH, ;i 20; Taftsville !t "7 V".' ''1!!'; ,'? ": !"'-.MllUil io: Ilartfor. l'i:i.v (loixii IC.vsr.-No, u. Kxp.. A M I '.IVV WllOlU'Clck fl lll! '1'i.fli lll,. 17. ' I'l'i' m1 ,J' ". J-. .MIII 3 ,V.i ; tllailfuvl li II hili' lihi'i'.liniiliiiii II III. Iit wnmIoi.no nsr.-No. . Acioin., ... '! t iinr mvi'r.iiiiu'iion 7 .i0; tlliirt. '!'i '.i'm5 .'.'nv,,'iV J 1 1 - M 1 r ; (JiiceliL'i'H'20: I'ltWNMiiil.NO Vn.-i.-.o;i. .!,.,. .,c U liilc lllvcr Jiini lloii l 4U; llniltord 1 45; I h ;ri'vV Mllls 2 llii; 0.iiivlirr i! (1.1 j Taftsville i I.. ; W innMnW, 2 ;'! I i:i.ns (ioivii Wi:sr. Nn. ;i. Ks I'. M l.'iur Wliiln Itiver Jmu'llim I H);tHait. i nl I 1.1; D.'wcvs Mllls I ;io: ()iktIiiv4 ;i; I .ll.vlllc I 15; vVnoiMocl I .VI. ll triilni ilaily Sniiit:iN exiTptcii l l''liij.Stiiliiui. i. I'OUTKU. Sii.'t. POST OriCij NOTICB i IST OT liKTTKUS iciiiaiiiiiiu um-iilloil . . iiiIIhi I'mt OHicn, ut Woodstock, .luno IS.I7- I'n'il l.ittlc. Ml. Clias. II. IVltoli. MAILS CLOSE. li.-ton, K..v York, North iittd East, 10.15 a. m., ;i.o.) i: m. I'.riilcwiiti'r miil JC ttt litntl . (i.fll) a. m., unil :l.oil i'. jr. S .iiili Woodstock siiidV'oUiliville, 3.00 . m. 1! ii'iiiinl iiiid lli'lhi'l, il.no A. M. (llllc'C llolll'K t'lolll ll.Ili) A. M. tll!) 1". M. Mlllllil.VN, 12 tll 1 P. M. WM. I). McMASTEU. l M. IN ANU AB0UT WOODSTOCK. Miss Lucy Ii. I'airbanks retnrned liniu Janesville, Tenn., tliis week, niil li;is (i)cncd her lionsc. Kecent nrrivals ut thc Inn : New York -Mrs U I! .IdIiumiii, Mi-. Ailu Siuith. Mr imd Mrt V S (Ir.i.v, Miss Kllii U (Ini.v, MiM I'.imiiu l' (ir.iv, MKs Clam .J tia,v. t M Wii'kcr, Mnt M 1) Wii-kiT. JIus. li'i-('.vnw V Wick.'i-. Mi I, .) Da'i'tt. Miss l.iic.v S Wii'k.T, Mis .1 lt liiiiillioul, Mi-w !1 Iko.i.1. .Mis.IoIiii HIIN Ill.iko. Ilwtim .Miss M II Wliitmoiv, iri - r.n ivtou. Mis' ( ali'li ht'axinvo. .Mrs l-.ilw.im 1) '..iiro, Kilwaiil I) IYiiiti', Jr, Mmuiiii S I'i iii !-, I'l.iviili'iicd, R 1: Mr iunl Mrs J K r. iin , Miildli'lKini, Mass: JIm .T H Ackcr 111:111. Miss I, V Arliiu'iiiaii, l'liiintii'lcl, N J; Mis 1 I' Mycrn, lt M Mvorti, Y':Oiiiit)ii, )C. is(iiii)ilwiii. Middletown, Coi . l)r. (i. II. Spillcr, optician, will lio :it I'ai k Cott:ie, Woodstock, on Mimila aiid TncMhiv, Jimc zStli nuri :ijtli. I'.ipt. Linn i i lianks' tuam of WH-tns.scrs dufcatctl Cant. Koyal Kallm-'k's teani on thc Vnil tlcld on .Vmnlay : scorc' i. to 12. Thc am'c vv.is a not onc. ror tiit; winncis, li. Allcn Sinith and Faiihanks did thc pitdiiii";, .Marcottc pitttt ii np i fnu- iiiiic licliind thc liat. Day and K illock thruvv ciirvi-s l'or tlic otlicr Mili.', 1 Iotiijliton catcliing. I'u'dLMick Cliapman will lake cli.iiu of thc post otlicu July 1. Dr. and Mrs. l.ncius l'itkin of Vork anivcd Salurday. )v. I hai lcs I.. Dana and fainily av stawnjj at Tusudo l'ark durinf JuiK' .1111I July. f Dr. .md Mrs. V. T. Kiddcr at U'lilfil tlio I'arsons-IIutcliins wcd iliiy af l'.raiidon TtK'sday. Wm. T. Snnlh of Scranton, I'a., who also at leiuk'd, ri'turncd with tliL'in.auil "K'iit a day hcff. tiiiilford, thc mcdicmc man, thc .iiinounccmciit of whosc coniinn was ! sii roiispiciKitisly postcd wccks ahcad, Iw.imc linancially involvc.l whilc hi'u- and spcnt Saturday nijht and Smidav in j.nl, his crcditors l)cinjj siniic of his own showmen. On TiK'sday assistancc caniu froin a La ciinia. X. II., fricnd and hy pittti njf ii a yolil wntch and diamond rino; hi' u as alilc to got ont of his piison iii.nti'rs. Otlier writs wcrc issucd iiy.iinst hi 11, hosvcvcr, thc samc day Ici piivatc dam.ies, liut he skippcd 111 thc aftcrnoon an hour or two aiicad ot IJcputy thci itl 1 hoinas. Mi. Tlionias rcturiK'd lalc in thc I'Mniii" aficr a plcasant drivc, liul M'hinit a prisoucr, losin; tr;u-c ol nni in thc wilds of llaitland. Uc. J. V. Siminoiis dclivcicl thc l h.it-jc to thc chuivh at tiic ordina- Ition of Uc. C. '.. Onhvav as pastor of thc rnitarian chiirch at Windsor Inn 'I'licsdaN. licnson S: Johnson arc puttin up la l'V.Ii liii.r for kiln-di vm.r l.iiiilii'r :t oodstock. I MU, Mclcn llowcs is at home I1"'" iv,i,foiil, whcrc shc has hccn I '"'i South Strects" and "River M'ccN -hical hasc liall talcnt l.lll' i, i.nili.r f.'inrifnl n:iinic ivini.' "UMliir last wcck I'nd.iy, thc ;amc ''i'' Hiin ly thc South Strects, 13 t"ij. ()n Tucsilay tlicy mct aai liin I thc South Strcctcrs wcrc niowcd (I wnm thc whirlwind-likc nish of lllio Rivcr Strcctcrs, u liosc snappv Iphniiii; uon thc adinnation of lli.- spcctators. Mitchcll was in rood I un and pitohcd a tinc, stcaih jainc I 1 thc u inncrs. It was ,m off dav l"' tlif (.pposinn pitchcis. I'aiihanks, Kkc .iiid St Cyr, thc U. S.'s havinj,' ii" irinii.Ie in lnulinr thc hall at anv t"K and thcv chalkcd np uS riuis to i'h Strcct's scvcn. Thcsc tyvo t.inMkd tcams now havc a ;ainc H''i'.ind thc basc hall supieinacy 1 t ' C tilWll is still in iloi.hf Mr. and Mis. R. V. I'.n-ni. m.,,1 t'.l U'tuincd to thcir Iioiiumu Cain- I'-'c, Mass., Saturday accoinpa iiicd l Cicomc l'avnc. licdciick Hillings anivcd froin olk Monday. . Julm X. Maiblc, who camc up New York last wcek, has opuncd Iiis studio and cxpccts to spcnd part of the Kiinimer liere. As in formcr ycars his stndio will bc opcn for thc rccuption of visitors on Saturd.iy niorniiis. Thc ravatfus of catcrpiliars in the woods this ycar .sccm quitc impar allclcdj iii placcs a firc could hardly liavc liccn morc dcstrnctivc, thc pcsts hsiving entircly strippcd thc trccs of lcaves in small forcst patch cs, mnplc trccs appcariii"; to hc thc .Krcatcst snffcrcrs. Froin cvcry scc- lion ahout hcic coincs thc samc stoiy thc woods hcino; ovcrnin by the e.iterpilhirs, which liang in luigc hunchcs froin thc trcc limhs cvcrv wlicrc. Onc man who drove ovcr into Hartland Stinday rcports thc work of thc catcrpiliars to hc parti cularly complctc and dcstructivc in that dircction and in xo'mg thronri Hcalcy's niaplc ,novc foiind it cun vcnicnt to put up an unibrclla to waid off thc rain of pcsts froin ovcr haniii,' trccs. Miss Lcna M. Hcmis anil Miss Ciirric White wcrc dclcratcs to thc Upwortli lcauo convcntion held at Mrattlcboro this wcck. Thc marriajje of Mr. Iirnest K. Wrifjht and Miss Huth 12. Monta- ,'iic, (laiitfhtcr ot Mr. and Irs. Charlcs R. Montayuc, is annoimecd to takc placc at thc Congregationiil clmrch on Wedncsday, Jiuu; 30, at half past twclvc o'clock. It is expcctcd that thc Rapid Tel- cphone conipany will complcte its linc to Woodstock ncxt wcck, opcra- tions haviny; bccn dclaycd by rain. rhc work of strinying thc wire was bcgun at liast Barnard a fcw days aro. Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Riisscll arc visitiii"; in St. fohnsburv. .Mrs. D. II. Gillinjjhani ot Chica- jjo is at V. II. Gillinrham's. Miss Lanra Montauc has rc- turncd froin Uoston. Charlcs II. Eiiglish and Capt. II. N. Hmcc rcprcscnted Randall l'ost at thc tirand Arniy cncampincnt at Hcnnin,'ton this wcck, Mrs. Edna Wilson, accompanicd by Mrs. Mary Sylvcstcrand Mrs. Lucia Spanldiii";, go'mg as dclcyatc froin Rclicf Corps. J. Fostcr Rhodcs and Joc Rhodes irrivcd homc 'LMuirsdaj-. Southgate Marsh. A vcry prctty and quict June wcd- dinj; was that of Mr. Ficdcrick C. Soiithatc and Miss Ilclcn Marsh, daiightcr )f Mr. and Mrs. Owcn T. Marsh, which took placc on Thurs day, thc 2.1th, at thc icsidcncc of thc biidc's parcnts at half past twclvc o'clock. Thc parlors wcrc hand somcly dccoratcd for thc ccrcmony, which was pcrfornicd by Rcv. 1". McMillau in thc presenco of thc ncmhcr.s of thc familics of thc bridc and rrooin and a (cw intnnatc fricnds. In thc parlors wcrc displaycd a lar;c mimbcr of bcautiful if ts to thc bridc, who for stvcral ycars has bccn a vcry succcssftil and popular tcachcr in Woodstock. Mr. South j;ate is a promiucnt incmbcr of thc Windsor count har. Altcr the ccrcmony and reccption Mr. and Mrs. Southyatc lcft for a bricf wcddin totir, Sou,c? ''rst to Hoston. Thcy cxpcct to rcturn ncxt wcck. At the Gnurches To-morrow. Conyrc;ational Morninjf sel-vicc 10.30, scrinon hy thc pastor; Suiulay school aftcrservicc. Jtmior mccting 5 o'clock. Christian Endcavor 6. 15 o'clock. Evcning scrvicc 7 o'clock. Mclhodist Morning scrvice at 10.30. Junior mcctinj 3.30 o'clock, lipworth Lcajuc6.i5 o'clock, Even g scrvicc 7 o'clock. St. laincs Usual morning and eveninjj scrvices. I'nivcrsalist Usual morninjf and cvcuinj scrvices. Christian Usual morninjj and cvcnin scrvices. Cathohc Mass in Woodstock at y.50, in (Quechee at 12 o'clock. Catcchisni in Woodstock at 4.50, and cvcning scrvicc at 7.45. South Woodstock.. A larye numbcr of pupils arc ex pcctcd at thc acade.ny's sunimcr school which opcns July 12. Mrs. R. II. Kin'sley attendcd coinincnccincnt cxerciscs at Barre this weck, whcrc thcir daughtcr gradnatcd. Miss Sinith of New York city was a iast at V. 1'. Flctcher's onc day this weck. Ralph Jaiiuith and wifc, J. Ken- tlall lloadlcyaud wile, L. II. Mor gan and wifc wcnt to Woodstock to , thc cnteitainnient Wcduesdav cvcn I . I mj;. Hush Gill and wifc visited at Ln- cian Mor;an's Wedncsday. Mr. and Mrs. Jamcs 15. l'iercc of Middlchoro, Mass., wcrc jjuests at Mrs. Hcnjamin's Alonday. Mrs. j Picrcc rcmaincd till Tuesday. Thcy ! havc bccn at thc Inn thc past wcck i and wcrc mucli dclihtcd with Woodstock and its sccnery. South Pojnfrot. C.iptaiu lii ucc attendcd th Grand Armv cncampment at Bennington. M B I.awrcnce has j;of to East Barnard as enjjineei at II II Danicls' stcam inill. 1 1 is fainily will ren.ain hcrc. Mrs. Jillson's sister, Mrs. Anjcll of Gaysville, has been visiting here. L II Atwood is cxperimenting witli phosphntes this ycar and will bc ablc 111 thc fall to tcll which is bcst. Thc sclcctinen havc put np sidc rails 011 the bridgcs along the stage load. CaptT Bruce and wife attendcd thc cxerciscs at thc Lcbanon, N II) whcrc Mrs. Brucc's nicce, Miss Leo Carroll, was a .ncmher of thc grad uating class. Mrs. Kendall of New York and Mrs. Walker of Spring field, sistcrs ot Mrs. Bruce, wcre also prescnt, and iutcud to visit in this vicinity for awhile. W W Gibson has bccn in Barre taking a new trcatment for his deaf ncss. Our roads arc in bail cotulition. The old ditches havc yradually filled with dirt sincc thc new systcm of workiiig bcfan until now thc watcr riuis in the loads, stands in the roads, riuis across thein, and inakes bad work with thein rcncrally Pomtret. Mrs. Lucy Wood and daughtci Lou arc vUiting in Randolph. Mis. Maria Allcn of Massachu setts is visiting fricnds and relatives in town. Boartlcrs arc arrivmg at Brook side farn;. O. C. Boynton is havinj his house and barn repaired. F. Y. Snow's colt got frightcned at the stoain inill at South Pomfret last Monday and clcarcd himself froin the road cart, lcuving it upsidc down in thc road with both thills hrokcn off. Anna Thacher is at home from hcr school at South Royalton. Probate Busme3s of the Week. June 14 William Ilathorn's es tate ; Invcntory rcturned. Laiua Shuttlesworth's estate : Administration account settlcd. June 15 Sainuel Spiout's estate : Comrs'. rcport rcturned. Adiur. applies for liccnsc to scll real estate. IIearinr July 10. June 17 Ausustus J Ilarlow's es tate: Assinmcnt madc to widow and niinor children of homcstcad and dower. Luther Rice's estate : Admr. or dered to setth: July 10. June iS Mark V Chasc, minor: Guardian's account settlcd. June 21 Amelia Spaulding's es tate: Cominissioncrs' rcport rc turned. June 22 Fanny Young's estate: Guardian settles account. June 23 Ilattie Wood et al ; iiiiuor.s: Pctition for guardian; hcar ni July 1. John Curtis estate: Admr. or dered to settlc July 16. Jcnnie and Xettie Wchstcr, min ors: Guardian settles account. June 25 Mary Towne, insane: (iuaidian's account settlcd. No. Pomfret. Mis. Atwood and daubter Lou havc gone to Randolph with a vicw to makiu; an extcnded visit in Bur lington in thc ncar future. Mrs. Jason yVllen of West Somc-r-villc, Mass., is visitinj hcrc. Mark Adams has two sunimcr hoardcrs and Mrs. Adams has Miss Gencvievc Snow for an assistant. Hurch brothers arc shinfjling a barn for Ralph La Mountain. Frcd Brownell has a joh of shing ling for Gcorc Hardin. W. II. Ilarrinjjton, Guy Barrows, Frank Iloward and Arthur Harnnj ton wcnt to I5nfield, N. H., fishing last week. Quochee. O. S. Washhurn is with his sister, Mrs. Barker, at W. S. Barnes. W. J. Saxie has been at his fathei's Ironi White River Junction. Miss Sallord is home from Sinith College. Dcacon Cady is in South Royal ton for a week or tcn days. Mrs. W. S. Carter rcturned Fri day froin Boston. Miss Mary Dewey is with fricnds in Lowell, Mass. Mrs. Charlotte Marcy of North Ilaverhill, N. II., is visiting herson, C. II. Marcy. Mrs. M. A. Barton has been with hcr brother in Lcbanon for several days. W. R. Eastinan and V. C. Stalcy of Daitiiioutli arc at J. IT. East man's. Miss Bcitha Gilson is visiting at D. L. Stiles' in Albany, Vt. Mrs. John 11. Denison of New Bcdford is with hcr mothcr, Mrs. John I'ortcr. D. I. Cushin" is entcrtaining a fricnd from K. U. Academy. Miss l'oitcr rcturned Wedncsday froin Lansinnburyh, N. Y. Eugene Cluirch is in thc Mnry Ilitchcock hospital, Ilanover, N. II., under treatment for appcndicitis. A siii'ccssful operation has bccn per formed and favorable rcports indi cate his recoveiy. A Uew Pest Atlacking Maple Trees. It appears from what a Randolph corrcspondent ot thc Burlington Frce IVess sas that a new pcst is attackiii,' maple trccs. Thc corrcs pondent says: Anothcr pcst has madc its appearancc 111 the forni of a worm that attacks nothing but maple trccs. Thc worni rcseinblcs the apple tree worm or tent catcr pillar but diffcrs in that its back is spotted ntul not striped and bristles appcar on its sides only. When the worms tackle a trcc thcy make a clcan sweep. Its mode of operation is to crawl upon the stem of the leaf andcnt what it can right ncar thejWorld onc year for $1.50 stem without ciulangerinj,' itscll to fall. It cuts the leaf entircly off ind thc leaf falls to the ground.' Go in to the woods whcrc they arc at work and thc leavcs dropping would m:kc you think of thc fall of rain frcni thc sound thcy make. Bethel. Owing to thc enterprisc of last year's hoard of selectmen this village is now as well supplied with sidc walks as any ot its sizc in the statc. It has lately bccn provcn, however, that it would havc been well to havc cxcrcised morc carc 111 ovcrsceing the manufacturc of the coucretc, which in several places has been found wanting in tcnacity, having fallen into thegullics formed by run ning watcr underneath instead of forming bridges over them as good authorities say it would havc donc lf enough tar had been used in itscom position. Several of thesc danger ous parts of the walks have lately bccn repaired hy C II Osgood, who inakes and sprcads the coucretc him self. Several hoardcrs from New York havc arrivcd at C R Noble's. Frank II Evcrctt, W II S, '95, is at home in Stockbridge froin his year's study 111 a I'hiladelphia ho mcopathic school. The lady teacher.s o thc riidud school have gone to thcir hoincs for thc sunimcr Miss Alvord to East- hampton, Mass., thc Misses Ilarty to Vrestford, and Miss Richardson to Waitsfield. John II Noonan, W II S, '94, is spcnding the summer in town, hav ing coinplctcd anothcr ycar as prin cipol of thc the Enlicld. N II, vil lage school. Ile is pursuing a cor respondcnce coursc in law. Sinai Laurie of Gaysville rcturned froin the Mary Fletcher hospital on Tliursday, having undcrgonc a suc ccssful operation for the straighten ing of onc of his fcet. Rcv. G. U. Clark, formcrly of Wisconsin, has been appointed rcc tor of Christ cluirch, Bethel, and St. I'aul's, Royalton. He ofliciatcd last Suiulay for thc first time and 011 Wedncsday cvening was given a rc cuption at thc residencc ot W. 11. Creamer. Iiis people have given him a warm wclcome. Rcv. John L. Reedcr, a receut graduate of the Boston University school of thcology, arrivcd last Sat day to assumc pastoral charge of thc Mcthodist churchi.'s of Rochester,. Hancock and Granville. 15. D. Gilson, having lately hought froin B. C. Rogcis the Wallacc s)rings, ncar the Randolph Center road, nas laid iron pipc the entiic distancc to the Bascoin Housc. onc and one-fitth milcs, The pipc va rics in diamcter from an inch and a halt at the sprmgs to an inch. Un der North Main strect for half a mile it is fully livc tcct decp. This linc is likcly to supply moic and morc of the houses along its route. A broad pia..a has hccn added to thc north cnd of thc Bascom House and below it the earth has hccn dug out so as to form an addition to thc basement, making room for anothcr store or ollicc, which whcn linishcd will he thc lightcst of the five base ment stores in thc samc huilding. By a new arrangcment on thc C. V. R. the lcngth of thc sections has bccn reduccd to thrcc milcs, each workcd by lour meu andan oveisccr. As two of thesc mcet just below the Bethel yard, we now have two scts of section mcn instead ot onc. Bnagewater Villac. Misscs Sue Sinith and Roina Cai pcnter rctuined from Meriden school Saturday last. Miss Anna Dodge of Smith Col lege is spcnding hcr vacation at homc. Miss Lucy Fullcr, a studcnt at Meriden, N. II., is with Miss Roina Carpenter for a short timc. Mrs. Myron Ackley and children are with hcr parunts, Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Capron, for a short visit. Dan IIowc ot Pittsfield has been iii town thc past wcek huying horses for the stage linc from Woodstock to Bethel, which he is to drivc. We hear that John Farmcr is to drivc the Ludlow stage anothcr four ycars, hcginning July ist. V. E. Grcavcsand Will Hawkins wcnt to Ludlow and back on thcir wheels Wedncsday. uThe Two Macks" conipany gave .111 entertainmcnt at Union hall Wetl nesday cvening to a small house. Thc show 011 thc wholc was very fair. Mrs. Ilcnry Worxlward, who is in poor health, is stopping with E.ia Lacount for a short time. Our village schools close Friday. Warren Buck, who wcnt to North Carolina last fall, hau hccn in town for a fcw days. Wo uuderstand that thc Ottacinc chee gold miics arc showing finely just now. Parties from New York arc expected to look the mines over. Weather and the fJrops. The weather has been cool but gcnerally plcasant and thc ground is fast gctting into workable cotulition. Grass is rather light 011 low mead ows, but elsewhcre an c.xcellent crop is indicated ; somc has been cut. Corn grows vcry slowlv and is of poor color, but most other crops are pushing along vcry well now. Cherries and plums promise a hght crop. Thc Age and Thricc-a-wcck WINDSOR C0UNTY C0URT. The c.ise ofiMrs. Louise E. W. Hillings vs. Metropolitan Lifc In surance conipany resulted in a er dict for the plaintiff for the full aniount of hcr claim, with intercst and costs. Thc action was 011 a poliov of lifc iusurance for $2000, payablo to plaintiff on the death of hcr luisband thc insurcd. Thc dclensc was that there had bccn falsc warranties bv thc deccised in niaking his applica tion for iusurance. lt was claimcd hy the iisurance conipany that the dcccasco was not in sound health ' and had niisrcprcscntcd in that niat tcr. Tlc evidcnce of the plaintiff tcndcd b show that dcccascd Frank W. Hillings was of sound health when h; madc applica'tion for iusur ance air.l that hc had not misreprc sentcd. T. M. Moloney and W. W. Stick ney for plaintiff, 11. E. lluse for dc fendant. L. F. Ilawks vs. Town of Ches ter: Action to reccver d.unagcs foi injuries to thc plaintiff and his tcam by going through a dcfcctivc hridge. In October of last ycar plaintiff was on his way to Chester Depot mill with a load of logs. I'he hridge was on a highwa) from Aiulmcrto Chester, in the latter town, ncar the residencc of onc Lilly. The hridge gavc way and lct the plaintiff and his tcam and load down to thc bcd of the stream, somc thiitccu fcet. Thc rcsult was injury to thc wagon and horses, and a hrokcn rib for thc plaintiff. Thc plaintiff has not bccn ablc to do any work siuee thc acci dent, and the mcdical testimony was to the cffect that he was suffcring from nervous prostration. The defcnce was that the del'ccl in the hridge was a rotten girdcr that was decayed inside and could not have been discovcred by thc ordi nary examination and hcnce the town could not he held liahlc, hc causc its olliccrs had doue all thal thcir duty to the puhlic callcd for. The jury rcturned a verdict in favor of the plaintiff 111 thc sum of $1308.33 daiuagcb and costs. iVat crman, Martin and Gco. L. Fletcher for thc .lefcndant, L. M. Read and W. E. Johnson for the plaintiff. The ncxt civil causc for trial was the contestcd will case of Charlcs RohbiiH, latc of Chester. This was settlcd hy thc parties, and the will was ailirmed. There bcing 110 other civil bcsincss, and as the judge could not stay any longcr nw, thc jur wcrc all excused until July 20th, when criuiinal cascs will he takcn up. SAVE THE PENNIES. Yon know iis avuII as any ono tliaf little l'opnirs on your lianu'.ss, eostinjf poi'hap.s hut it f'uw cents caeh time, aniount to qtiite a.siim in the (.'ourse ofeight montlis. Xow, Aiien you buy a harness of a speculator or tradcr who h not a harness makei- bis intere.st ceases thc mo ment he gcts yauv money, T am in a position to do better by yon. On eYei-y harne.ss you buy of me I will make all rcpairs FREE OF CHARCE For eight inonths itl'ter it leavcs my store. Call in and talk iL over. FRANK PAYNE, Manufacturer and dealer in evcrytbing that pcrtains to thc harnes.s biiHinoss. WOODSTOCK, VT. . i Hh yl most eostly drug in our stock. We Hll order.s for thesc things as carefully as we make up subseriptions and eu" tomers ean bc eonfidcnt that they are gett ing good value. PHARMACIST. ESTABLISHED - - - 1884, T O. TrXJa3?TIJXTC3r, DKAI.Iill I.V Fine CaskEtsand Fi actical Emlialnisr. Cui sales-room is htrge and eonnnodious and is devoted to no business but underttiking. People are not slow to appreeiate new iniprovcments. J. C. NUTTINE, Standnrd Block, 31 Elm St., - Woodstock, Yt. NOW FOR THE BABY , , ol' 11s and takc hiin to rik tliesit' plt'iisimt thiys. U' tbis citrriagv doi?s not suit, we liavo ihoin in all stylos atul priocs. E. A. SPEAR. Agncultural Note. A Springlield man in lookingover his garden the other day, saw a hcan 011 thc top of the stock and thinking thc inthienec of the wet weather had causcd it to eonu; up wrongcnd first, righted niattcrs by piilliug it up and rexursing it. Springlield Reporter. Epworth LeagtiB Conference. The sixtb annual coincntion of Vermont conference of Epwotth lcague opened at Brattleboro Tues day night. Rcv. J. D. Be.iman, thc local pastor, gave thc address of wclcome, and Rcv. W. N, Newton ol Waterbury, prc.sidcut of thc statc orgaui.ation, rosponded. Startds at the Head. Aug. J. Hogcl, the lcailing drug gist of Slirevcport, La., says : "Dr. King's New Discovcry is thc only thing that curcs my cough. and it is the bcst scllcr I have." J. F. Camp hell, merchant of Saffonl, Ariz., writes: "Dr. King's New Dis covcry is all that is cliiime 1 for it; it never fails, and is a sure curc l'or Consuinptio'n, Coughs and Colds. 1 cannot say enough for it.s mcrit'f." Dr. King's New Discovcry for Con suinpliou, Coughs :ind Colds is not an cxperinicnt. It has bccn tried for a (uartur of a ccntury, and to day stands at the head. It never disappoints. l'rec trial bottlcs at A. B. Morgan's Drug Store. Firsl clergymau As good Ameri cans, I don't think we otight to pray (or the (iiicen to-dav. Sccond clcrg 111:111 As good Ainericans, I think that's ju st what we ought to do, for we ought to uc beve that she necils praying for. New York Trihune. The SOA.P, SPOtfGE, BKIJSIT, AIMOIA and other artieles used for the hath and toilet should be of the best, and they should not eost more than scenis enough to en sure good quality. That mean& that they should be hought here. We are just as partieu l'ar about thc grnde of thesc. artieles as about the We advertise what we have. We sell what we advertise. POWELL & SMITH Are selling a Suit at $4.87 that is onc ol" the irreatcst bariraips ivcr olVi'ivd in i'lothini; in this section. II' you are not satistied. alTler bnyinir onc ol llie-e suits, rcturn it and Get Your Money Back. We have two show eases, that cosl $25, that we will scll for $3 uneh. POWELL SMITH. Dnn't Farget That we earry the largest lim; of FISHING TACKLE in 'Windsor County. We simply have evcrytbing and our IVtces are thc Jjowest. Come. in anl sce. what we havc. R. L. ADAMS' DRUG STORE. DANA BROTHERS New York Cash Store. Hosiery. Ladies' Fast Black in our usual good values, loc, l(.)e. 2Bc. lisses' Plain; and Uibl)i;d: Uovs' Kxtra1 J v ' i Ileavy Ribbcd llo-iel'or' i . i .i ... .... i r .. I KiioeKiiiioui wcnr, 1.1 c. Corsets. Meuium, long and extra 1 ng waist to fit itl! forms. Our showing of Corsets both in the regular and sutnnier goods was ntivtr better. NAZARETH WAISTS for Women. A soft eorset made ol knit goods with just enough stiffcning in it; a lioon to women who can not wear corsets or who like "something easy" to wcar for a part of the time. DANA BROTHERS MISSES McCOLLOM. July 1st until Scptcmbcr lst our fetore will he closed at eix p. m cvcry day. From 7 a. m. until G o'clock we shall offcrj for sale at lowcst prices,1 not only our usuai largc stock of Millinery, but EIBB0NS, LAUES, CHIFF0N, VELVETS and SILKS for Dress Trimmings. New Style Ruohing, Fans, Dress Shields, Dress Forms, HoseSupporters, Corset Ctasps, Windsor Ties, Handkerchiefs, Baby Bibs, Sanks and Socks, Safety Fins and Fins and Needle3 ol all kmds. BERLIN W00IS, EMBR0ID ery Silks, Tinsel and Slamped Linens, Shell Hair Fins, Side Combs, and many other tlungs which we have not room to mention. MISSES McCOLLOM. Woodstock, Vkkmont. DE WITT'S Witch HezeI A well known cure for piles Curcs obstinate sores, clinppctl liands. ec zcma, skin iliseases. Mnkes burns nnd seahl'i pninless. Wo could not improve the iiuality if paiil doublc the prieo. The best snlve that exucriciu'e can produce or that mouoy cun buy. IT CURES PILES. THE NEW i i mm mmm n nwn w ii'iiiri 1 1 1 llavinjj; been uskcd several tnnes by niiinv ol' the lendmjj farmers in this vicinih lo do soinethiii'j; so lo '.epnn'e llieir inilk and niiiUe llieii luilli i for thein, 1 at laM (Ucidi'd lo place a si'p'irator here and eairv tlii" i'u-:mii t i i'iv erea mer at Ihnt land. I h:t o hiivd puwer and .iiitahle rooin of 15. 1''. Miuidisli and have piaced a Slinrpleh cream eparalor in operation there, and shall be ie;ul In ep arate nulk for an who ilesire to brinjj livDee. 9. iSy(. Ciive iis a trial ol'one inonth and il' yon are not sali.slied Ihen in any way, don't biinj; or send 011r inilli any lon'er. We don't bind our pntrons for a Miiglo dav. We eharjje hv tlie oimI for inaking the lnilter, so it will cost the palron 110 more if we make only one poinul of luitley a (kiy than if we make 500 Ibs. a day. We shall ))iiy for all inilk by thc Habcoek test. We .shall separate for lli winter season MONDAY', WHDN'lSSnAV, FRIDAY and SATURDAY of each week. Any fnrther inforniation and rnles for the eiiie of cans and inilk, etc., can he bad on any ol the ahove named days at the ahove named place. A. E. SPEAR, Propnctor of Maple Creamery, Hartland, Vermont. P. S. I will lurnisli inilk cans at a Iess price than the reg ular rctail trade to those who desire to buy. Harold S. Dana. WOODSTOCK, VT, AOENT FOR Adrianoe Mower. Buckcye AGENT F0H Adriance Buckeye Spring-tooth Har row on Wheels. AOENT FOR Hench &. Drom gold Lever Spring-too.h Har row on Wheels. CALL AND SEE TKEI73. Harold S. Dana.