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VERMONT WATCXIMAN & STATE JOURNAI,, WEDNESDAY, JULY 1S, 1883.
5 Ccntciiiilul Colebratlon nt Cnbot. Iq 1770 General lliuon cut throrigh the wll derness nnd made i pnBsablo road for fifty rnlles runnlng ovet what is now known as Cabot Plaln to Hardwick, thonce to tho north part ot tho stnto. Thia jnllltnry road accounts Ior the early sottlomont of the town. Thelat ter was chartered August 17, 1781, by Vermont to Jcjso Loavonworth and slxty-livo othcrs, but waa not BUtveyod and lottcd untll 1780. The town waa namod by L.ynmn llltchcock In lionor of hla brldo-olect, Mlss Cnbot of Connec ticut, a descondant ol Sebautlan Cabot. In September, 17812, Benjamln Wobstor, unclo of tho renowncd Danlel Vebster ot Salisbury, N. II,, now Franklin, camo to tlila town nnd ruado nn openlng lu tbo unbroken foroat, wltli n vlew ot a permanent settleiuent. lle remalncd Blx weeks, durlng whlch tlmo lio cioared qulto a pleco of trees nnd rolled up a cabln, attcr whlch he returned to Franklin nm reraalned untll tho following March. IIo tlmn cume to hls new homo in the prlmoval foreijt wltli his fauiily conslstlng ot himsolf, and wlfe and lit tle daughter, thon two years old, aud a hircd man, AU their worldly gdods were traus ported lnto town on a hand-sled. Mrs. Wcb 8ter traveled on onowBhoea and tlioir little daughter waa drawn in a wnslitub Qn the sled. In aahorttime cight famllies were added to their number. Thng was the sottlement ot the town cominenced ono hnndred years nga last March. Tbls batng the ceutennlal yoar, ut a meoting ot the cltlznns tbo llrst ot June it vaa ucreed to celebrate the eame ln a proper, mauner tho 0001101! Fourth of Jtilv. as folloWB: The day was ushored in wtth tno rlnglngbf bella and a ealuto of nlne guns ln houorjul the uino llrst settlers of tho town, vlz: Benifaruln Webater, Jonathan Ileath, Nathauiel Wlbstor, Thotuas Lyford, Danlel wancuard, joremiaii flicuanieis, Lvman llltchcock. John Lyforjh. Jatnes Bruce. linnndlately after the saiutethe raia poured in torreuts making it appeiir as though tho day's enjoymont were at au end, butln tho coutse oi an hour the clouds clearod awuy, the suucamo out boautlfully. Then comruenced the rashof peoploand luu. fewliouis tuestreels were llterallv rmckod wlth vlsitora. not oulv from this and udjoiniur' town?, but Iroiu other atates, who liad roturjied to their nutlve town to do her honor on thls her one hundredth blrth-day. But lt vtirv soon becauio evldout that all the fond antjiclpatlous wereto he dauip ened, the sky was overcast wlth thick clouds, tue raln began to pour and tho artillery ot heareu belchea forth a ailute that made the very bllls tremble. This . continued until twelve o'clock, and ot couree got usldo ail the exercises ot tho forepart ot the day, Iiut lieaven Bcetned to hare a brlgh'c spot lor ua at last, tho sun came out brlght, nd very soon dried up tho uiud. The coiumltteo of arraueetuents iuiuiediately gaveordertfj to forra the processlon, the marshul nnd hls n,sist.mta were at onco busy carrylng orders tjjrough tho crowd, tho banas were brougbb lnto ilne and the processlon formtdnt tho Btafnd in the following order: Marshiield corney band: uresldent of tho day. 11. J Lanco,. Ksn.. and orator. Hon. E. 1. Waltou in a tyro-wneeled double glg known to ho one hundted and twelve years old, beariug upon its ntdes the date,.1783; clergy iu carnage beailing date 18S3, showiug the ouange iu vbui Cles In one hundred years; vlce-pruaidents and ueeufenaants 01 tue urst settlers, bearing u bao.ner on whlch waa lnscrlbed upon one eidc, Ve havo subdued the lorest," and ou the otJierside "17831883;" fingers; thlrty-elght i HUDg laaieH ln a large carriage, beariug bnv n'lrs wlth tho uames of the stntni: uu old uen tjfeman and lady upon one horse, lollowed oy a Very rlchly dressoa lady and gentleuian on horsos, which sbowed a great cnango In one r uunarea vears uanviiio cnrni't uund: coui mmee ot arrangeruents ; citlzens in general. Ahe processlon was acoompanied by Indlana mount ud uuon Donles. It whh a niarkpd Niirronxa although uothlng to what it mlght have been the fote part of the day. It took up lts llne of march down Main street to Lower rjihnt. anri owing to the gruat numbers and le'ngth, it was obllged to return by the sauie route to the Btanu, whoro tbe followinir exerciaM worn IiriI slnglng by Clark farnily, rnusio by the bands, Tiravnr hv ltnr. .Trthn V Krf.tin nf fnnnalt after which the tirealdent. wlth fittl introduced to the laree audienco. the orator of the day, Hon. E. P. Waltou of Montpelier, who dellvered an approptiate and eloqueut address. There was but one verdict from nll thnt. pnnlH get wlthin hearing, which waa, thnt it was cap- uu uu ueiier Beiection oi an orator could have been made Xor the occaBion. Music from the bands closed the exercises at the stand, Next came the parade of the flre company who tnadea crand dlsular of sklll in tho u,n nf their engine. throwinxr water auarelv nvnrthn iluc lun in1 general, sack race. notato rapn. etn.. after which a recesa waa tuken imtll A. grand torchlight processlon, headed by the bands paraded the HtrnBtH. uftni- ihi..h f.t. lowed a good dlsplay of firoworks and the day closed wnh a grand promenade concert glven by the Danville cornet band nt tho renositorv oi cabot carriage company. The band music throughout tlie day waa excellent. The MarBbUeld band, Ira Edson leader, appeared io oiiujis were irequenuy appiauoed. The Uauvllle band. Willlnm w.ku i.h played ln oxcellent lorm and well Bustalned the good impression made last year. W'e were pleaaed toseesuch good foellngs existlng be tween the two bands, and when they joined iu iv7 uiniunai airs tne euect waa iine. iuD1uS uuuce, wmcn was Inteuded to repre Bent as nearly as could be tho tirst cabiu bullt, was the center of attractlon for a large Bhare of the crowd. Tbls waafurnished withold fur nlture bearing age from one hundred to one hundred and rifty years, and the fanilliar llax wheel waa brought into use by many an old lady who showed she had not forgotten her euucatlon of sixty years ago. Outsldo the cabln were the anclont imploments of farmiug, Buch as the llax-brake, wooden plow, anclent cnain, etc. A show case contalncd many an clent papora, among which waa the origlnal drawing of lota of the town, nnd many otuera, Bome ot them bearing date 1718. A large num oer oi the lormer resldenta of the town were present and many letters were received by the commlttee of arrangements expresBing regreta atjbelng detalned from coming. All regretted the inaDillty of ltev. L. a. Stono of Castleton, tne chaplain, to be present, aa ha doubtlesa would have added largely, by hla speaking, to tne interest of the occaslou. Although the weatherwas unpropltioua the raost waa made oi the occaslon tnat could be, aud we have no liesltatlon in sayingthat those who partlcipated in celebrating tbe one hundredth nnniversary ot the town of CabotTwill ever look back uion "ua very pleasant and interestlng occaslon. And may those that shall enmn nftnr uu uon many yirtues to corament upon in those now mosuige oi actiou aa we do in those that have preceded us in tho ccntury just past. North Thetford.-A. W. Jaqulth is puttlng a large, hlgu piazzi on the from of his hotei, making n uite an improvement in the look of It. Fhed KAiir.E from Bodford, Masa., is havlng a vacation of two weeks at home. A LAitoK number of new nrrlvals aro ex pected thls week, new boarders aud friends. JosKi-n Boumiam ia here visltinghla eisters, MkM: DJuwnBr. Mrs. Kmerson at Kaat MAllY AUAMS from Evans hnnP Knrlnwfloll Masa., wili be at tho stono houbo the runialnder tuo aummer. - ............ a tuvuiWQU uuiuo Jroiu her stay at the Brunswick, Boston, feel- oijr uiucu ueiter. Mits. J. K, Johnson and two daughters from j-yuicu, uiass., is mamng a siiort vislt among " DaviYBs nuujnenus uereiu neroid nome. Ellkn Sawykh came homorom l'rovldenco lt, I., last Thursdav and wlll attend tlie tnachJ ejs convention at tho Fabyan House, Whlto luvuuutiug, Nkluk Bkuiuy, wlio waa obligcd to close her vuuui ui, uio iiiiues ou account oi tue trotible, ia now at home until Septeraber, whe"n Bhewlll go below to work. Wathon & TniciCET have been repalringand puttlng a now top on a large, four-horae wngon lor Chester English, who is going to take lt to """'"""i -i. n., ior tne purpose ot convey - mimptn niunuu tue mouniaina. Vn call the attentlou of our renders to the 7? .5 i.,1 ""veriisements ot tho James Boss Oold Watch CaBes. now nnnnurinf. in i umns. Ihis watch case has beenon the market lor nearly thlrty years, nnd haaattalned a good reputatlon. 'J'he James Uoaa" Gold Vatch Cases are made ot two nlatfM nf m,.ii,i f,,riur. karut gold, soldered on each sldo of a plate of hard nlckel oompositlon motal. These plates pf gold are thick enough to admlt of eugrav lng, ckaslng, etc, and Bupply all the gold nueded for nractlcal use. whlin ti. nlate lurnlbhes thostrength and aolidlty needed ln eyi ry watch case, nnrt yot lacklng in thoso uiade of solid gold. The mauufacturora fur- ulsli a guarantee wlth ench case warranting it to wear for twenty years, and thls guarantee ujvouo jum nuai, it uujfo, ior unnae otnor guar antees furnUhid bo often wlth watch cases, tnis is Bignea by the manufacturers of the duuius uosa uom tvatcu t;ases. Uencrnl Crook In Wnshlngton. Thn Ptilliiitjvlnliln. Ttmpn' Waahlncton correp- pondont thus descrlbos tho nppearance ln that clty of Gonoral Crook, the groat Indlan Hghter: "A tall, Boldlerly-looking, nandy-whlskered man waa ushored lnto the room of the Socretary ot WarthismornlrR and tno latter quicaiyrose to hls feet and graspod heartlly the band of hla vlsltor. ' I nm glad to seo yott, General Crook, sald the Becrotary, and the few spoctatora ot tho meetlDggnzod intentiy at tiio cBiBunueu iuui m ilghter. Tho general was anxloua to report the result of hla campalgn, liowevor, and craved a prlvate audlence wlth tho hoad of tho war de partment. Thls was promptly accorded hlm nnd It waa after midday beloro the conforenco onded. It belng cabinot aay, aecrotary i.incoin was dtto at the Whlto IIouso ubout noon, but when ho walked from the war departmont to his deatlnatlon ho was nccompanioa Dy uenerai Crook. The latter waa anxloua to meot the irai,tnnf. nnrt after belnc nresonted to tsccro- tary Chandler and I'ostmastor-General GreBham i tno ante-room jiu toiuauici uuu, rosldont camo ln from hla cottago at the soldlers' home. Goueral Crook went into tno cablnet room, and hls stoty must nave proveu interestlng, aa all formalltlea were dispenscd with nnd lt waa announced that the cablnet moetlng had been postponed till next week. Indlan huntlng nnd flshlng were then freely dlscussed, tho l'rosldeut taklng an aclive part In tho dlalogue. General wooit createa a sensa tlon wherevor he appeared to-day, and hls quarters at tho hotol have been besleged wlth vlsitors, who wanted just to get a sight of hlra. He Is nbout lx feot hlgn, welghs In the nelghborhood ot ono uumueu anu seveniy five pounds, nnd his halr, whlch is Incllned to be sandy, ls tlnged wlth gray. lle la probably CO years ot ago, and hls appearanco ls enhanced by tne brown moustacno anu Biiarii-injiuiou lip.irrl. ln ponversation wlth ex-Gov. fletcher of Missourl, who met Gen. Crook Beveral years ngo whlle the former was actlng as an Indlan commlssionor, lt was stated that tho general knew every thing necessary for tho proper treit- ment ol tbo inoians. unne iesuug uu u blanket with Genoral Crook in Arlzomi, Baid r.nvfimor Vletchor. he cave mo more intorma- tion ln ono nlght concerulug the people he bad subjugated than could beobtatned lrom fron- compela a temporary Willlnmstoini. CAnmit HiLt, ia vlsltlng friends In Burlington. Nki.80N CAnLKTON's forelgn help has left hlm. Gr.onaB 0, EAitLi? BUffero greatly from bcI atlca. Lir.r.m Wiieatlky is Bummerlng In Green fleld, Masa. Mits. Dasion D, MAttTiN has purchased n house In Barre. Mits. GKOimn H. Watson nnd daughter aro vlsltlng friends in town. Onk of the twln granddaughters of Georgo House died Sunday nfternoon. Wiluajistown sonds flvo wnlters to tho White Mountnln hotcls, thls season, llKV. G. L. Wklls wlll spond a Ihreo weeka' vacation nt Hardwick, Stowe, and Old Orchard lleach. Wr. liear tho lamentatlon that lt haa como to this that moro help can't bo had at any prlce, on farms, now. Kate Babs nrrived at Chlcazo last week. havlng takon ln Saratoga, Lake George, Lowoll, Mnss., and Burlington, on the way. Mits. William Schofikld doubtless strength ened her hold upon her Sunday-school class of little folks last week, by an alternoon vislt and tea at the parsonage. Dit. Jason C. Butaos, Hev, Georgo Crockett and other workers ot Barro, conducted sorvlces at tho Methodist church, ln the absence ot I'as tor Wells last Sunday, Wiiy don't thoso who plan cheap excnrslons to the Whlto Mountnln reglon, take tho hot Bcason for lt, nnd not wait till IhU? Who wlll arrange for ono the last of thls tnontb, or early ln AugnatY It ls no lapso in tho morals of our frlend, Dr, Jason C. Brlggs, but wholly hls inexperienco wlth blcycles, that has ueen sendlng hlm "hoels over head" lately. But beBurethat blcycle ls to be BOivant, and not rnaster yet. Dk. Ciiaules Ellis and wife of Nashua, N.H., nrrived on Saturday last and aro at tlielr fa ther'B, J. M. l'almer'a. Thedoctorhaa beenBUf- lering quue eenousiy irom an aitection oi tue cessatiun Wntorlitiry. Thr younif ladles of tho Coneregatlonal bocI- cty gave, n few weeka ago, an entertalnmont ot n novol character. It was bo popular that calls were made at tho tlme for Its ropctltlon. They wlll glvo a slmllar entertalnmont nt tho church thls ( Wodnesday) evenlng, varylntr tho progrnmme somowhat, but rcproduclng tho at tractlvo parts of tho former porformanco, Glve tne giris n ueneut. W. P. Dn.MNOitAM nnd famlly wcnton Mon- uay to st. l.ton spnngs ior a snort stay, . . .air. and Mra. Curtls Wells and Mnster Karl of Bur lington are cnendlnc a week wltli old friends and relatlvcs. . . , Mrs. Luclus Cooley of Hooslck, N. T., Mra. Ell Johnson of Burlington, Ahlra Klchardson nnd famlly of Boston are vlsltlng relatives in thls villago. . , .Mr. nnd Mrs. W. 1. Mason roturned to Hlghlandville on Monday, Somr sncakthtevcs made frco wlth the cou tents of tho lurdors of Beveral housekeepera Wodnesday evenlng, Tho housea of Georgo Atklna nnd J. II. EUlott were entered, sorae provlsiona tnken and at tho former placo a BOlt of old clothea was exchanged for a Bult belonglng to Fred Atklna, The maraudera were uround other premlses. The Frce 1'ret)' yeraclous chronlclor of curront events here ro ported "an old hen nnd thlrty chtckens" taken from Christopher Corse a ltbel on " Crlt," who would not Impose on any hen, old or young, the care of such a brood. It ls sald that thlevea took a pan of yoast from Mr. Corso's house. and DQssiblv some of the Bpumo got into the reporter's narratlve. His tales are apt to be a little frothy. Tue lawn party by tho ladlea of tho Congre tratlonal socletv Wednesdnv evcnlnc was a very pleasnnt and Buccesstul enterUlnment, Northfield. WlLLta Bainr felt from one of tho Mndgett mllk cnrts last week nnd waa quito Bsrlously lnjured, Tut! ladles of St. Mary's parlsh wlll hold a lawn party at G. W. Clark's to-morrow after noon nnd evenlng. Last Sunday was quarterly meottns nt the Mcthodlstr church. Tho preslding elder, Hev. II, A. Spencer, prcached, Tm: Btone work for the brldgo is comploted, but owlng to a strlke nt the shop, tho Iron haa not arrlved, It ia expected ln a few days, A mkktino was held ln the old church nt tho Ceuter last Sunday evenlng by Itor, Mr. Cowper, tho Eplscopal clergymau. Nonrly ono hundred wero present. No servlce was hold at the Unlversnllst church Sunday, owlng to injury received by tho pastor, ltev. I. 1'. Bootb, on Saturday whllo asslstlng in tho repalra on tho church building, J, P. Buooks has been making extenslvo ro palrs on hla house on l'loasant Btreet. Hls daughter Cora, a teachor at Councll Bluffe, Iowa, ls at home for the summer. Mr. Brooks nnd wlto recently vlsited their daughter, Mra. Frcd Steole. at Gaysville. Mrs. Brooks. who is an invalld, had not been away from home beforo lor yoars, F. T. Eobuton roorosonted the Xcios at tho meetlng of Vermont newspaper meu at New port last weeu. lio aiao visited at xtorwicn and at Claremont, N. II., returning Sunday mornlng....Hev. J. 0. anerburno and lamily vlslted his wlfe's parenta at 1'lalntlcld last week. Hla wlfe's alster, Laura Galo, roturned wlth them.... E. G. Sanborn, who has been TViu tinffif ntna rr rro im4At tha rruAu ln tho Bpaclous grounda around Mr. G. W. Hutchlns' qultesick, ls out again....al. Coblelgh and house-a ulace finelv udaDted to an entertaiu- wlfB.n.re vislting West....F, , S. Minban's son, . . . . ... . I bnr1 1a nr 1i nm I f f thorough knowledge of tho Bavages, and tho speaker was not surprlsed that hia campalgn liau been crownea wuu succcss. iv vo iui posslblo for hlm to bo mlsled by any actlona of ilin Inilliiiis. and thev fearod and respocted hlm more than any othor olllcer ou tho fron- tier. Seven years ago ue nau tameu a triuo oi Anftchea bv hls resolute bearlnc aud kludly sollcitudo tor their welfare, and had actually succceded In lnstllling a love ior iarming m them. Whatever advice ho would glve iu the nrnsnnt. rillllciiltv would ba the resuit of utten- tion to nls cliarges anu a pracucai kuuwiouko of their wants. ' The true nnd practical way of dealing wlth the savago trloes,' sald the covernor. ls to muui meui east ui mo iuitwio- slppi and in tho very mlddle of clvillzation, ln Bte.id of lencing them olt lrom it, as ls now done. It would bo cheapur to foed and clotho them In the East, cost ol lands, etc, mciuaeu. TliR nxnfinse ol our ina au uoncy is linmense. We have to pay double for everything on tho irontler.witn tne nrmy to maintaiu uuuiuuuauj'. Such practical men as Geu. Crook agreo wltn me ln tnis. Mftrslilleltl. Floka L. MEADr.n has gone to the White Mountains to do tabio work tnrougn tne season Mus. Cauuik Wallack. dauchter of Lyman Clark, ls vislting ln town, nccompanied by her oldest son, Gnoitan Blakkly has moved lnto Joseph WllBon's wlth Uis new wife andtls ready ior any job at palntlng Anna Bdknham closed her school In D. R. Lovoland's distnct, with eleven scholars, hav lng an averago ot over nlne. Two scnolars received no ruurks. Dit. Faun3W0uth haa just successfully re- moved a Bplder cancer lrom tue iace oi Jirs. Elezer U. Morrill of Barnet, the body of tho cancer belmr as larco as a sllver half dollar. Thia makea one hundred aud eighty-six the doctor has reuiovcd, aud one hundred und eighty-four havo been cured completely. Kb member Cole of this place was treated success- lully for one four yoars ago. Tm: villago Bchool closed for tho summer term of ten weeks, last Friday. lt has been taught by Etta J. Moore and was an exceptlon- any good hcuooi. itiere Jiave been lorty-eignt tchoiurs, with au average ot over forty-one. Twenty-four Bcjiolaru have had uo uiarks, as follows: Ktta Winch, Nellle Sanboru, Hattle uoie, l'.tta Aicurlllls, vona and Aiyra lludsou, Estelle and I.eah Mears, Blauche Lucus, Katie Jieaiier, uertte rurnswortn, bllon bUepard, Arcnie uoie, t-iurea x'ltKin, v arnor amitu, ai lle Hlckle. Jesae Wllaon. Alvl Davis. Uean W, Edson, Eddle 1'reatou, Ernest Blisa, Eddle and Ernest Lamphere, llarry Cole. Those etandlng uiguest m deiwrtmeat were: tuared 1'ltKiu, Nellle S.tnborn, Etta Winch, Vena und Myra iiuason, iirncie i'araer, l.llen and J.lllau ijuep ard, lCatello Mears. Tiin band came out last Saturday nlght wlth an entircly new unlform of blue. trimmed wlth goia oraio, ano gut epaulots., making a very good appearanco. A suinll number ot people were out and only comparativelv few knnw they wero here, as they came to town Saturday morning. The cost lor the fllteen men waa nearly uuu. lney have received some outside beip, and aro dolng tbe rest themselves. The ladles, through Mrs. M. D. Bemis, have ralsed niteeu uoiiars ior tue uoys. WUICH wuu n . urlse to most of them. and more la nrnnili A paper uircuiaiaa oy i. r. i.ampuere aud M. lt. Bnss has uccumulated about Hixtr Hniiora After the parade the band went to Cabot and put in a promenade and had a good tlme. They expect to attend the Foster family plcnlc next Dkacon Jonathan FAnit. many yoars aeo a well known resideut ot this placo, was in town over Sunday. 1'hough sevontj -seven years old, he Is ou tho road us a salesmau. Hls homo ls now iu Thetford, Hls only Uvlug daughter, Jtllia, is the wlfe of a inlssiouury at Trebizond, Turkey. llls only suu, n-award ruysou rarr, is mnrrled and settled iu Uurrold, U.iKota. Tnu schools teach that by going weatward far enough, one loses u day. irom what one of our Wll.iauistown boys in the very far West wrltos, oue concludes that Sunday has been lost entiroly there, and that, much thia slde of the Uuo commonly supposed to dlvlde tue old, and a uew, day. Better bo back ln thls land of Sundays, ehaky thougu they seem to be gettlng. In tho llne of spcclaltles. we judce that Den- ison Brown aud ll. U. Abbott aro the leading cheese-makers; Upulr b. Martiu, the largest wool-grower; rrauk olartln und hd i'oor tue largest butter-iuakers; Utis Walker and son, tho leading onlou-ralsers ; J, M. 1'almer, the piinclpal hop-gtower; just at the present tlme in our town. Asa a, simonus prouauiy ruisos the most from the leust grouud, Hknuy F, EitsKlNB haa help in hnylng that wont run away, llnds no lauit with tbo table, works early orlato aud doesn't grumble, uover shlrks, uover ls " sassy," and is ready for busi nessauy luluuto. It ls a horse haj-fork wlth arrangements by whlch it lilts hy from tho wngon nnd cnrnea lt to tive sectious ot a barn forty by sixty-four feet, and unloads. The cost oi lt waa ubout twenty-hve dollars, all told. Mr. Erskiue has used it for eight or ten yeura, and sees not why it may not last many years more. He tbluks it about pays for itself every year nnd is indispeusable in these days uf ecarcity ot neip. no Keepa no bired man, and uses a very low wheeled wagon, thus enaollng blm to load bls uay wituout u mau b nelp. The part that the mlnd may nlav ln the cure ot diueasB, all know, ls an interestlng question, and vvill be suggested ufresh by a ludicrous, out reai occurreuce tnat we Know ol. A certnin lersou was seized in the nlght with a severe pain ln the atomaca and bowols, which he lelt would be relleved by an outward up plicatiou of eome linltucnt he had in tue huuse and whicu be thougbt he could get witu out u light. Ho nrose. aud irot what he kuiv- posed was the rigut bottle, applied the contents tlioroughly and returned tu the bed, to lall usleep. On awuking in tbe morning, the llrst tblng to greet hls ustonlshed visiou was a hand of au indigo color. He had, in the nlght, mta taken und used a boitlo of liquid blueiug fur liuiuieut, but was cured ull the same. Wk havo just received coples No, 1 and No. ot the couimencement auuual. alsu moies of tue Jubike Duily, published at Uborlin, Ohlo, one ot the editors und publisuers beiug uu Alnswortb, wuom we suppoce to be the son of our ex-townsmau, Henry A. Alnswortb of Mo- nne, iiuuois. Annuai no. l nas u number of illustratious and couujlus a loug and most iu tereotiug account ol the origin und growth of Oberliu. lt may be a matttr of prlue to Ver mouters to kuow that the two founders ot the place and college, thougu not uaiiyes of our state, got u " eciiooling " in it, one of them, L'liUo i: atewart, tno uesiirner of the Stewart stove, baving come to Vermont to llve at teu years ot age. Nothing Bbows more vividly tuau does tue bistory oi uberhn how the princi plBs one mlght be hanged lor to-day, may to morrow be lauded to tue skies. It ia quite common and proner in these dava to repotc sermous. We ueard one the other day tnat won't be reported unless we do it, us we were the entire audlence. 'lhe "sweetnln' " waa iwureu iu irom a molasses hogshead. The preacher was au uuordained layman outside iub piue oi me uuurcu, out tne preacning cou ment ot this kind. The erounds were illumln- ated, the trees hung wlth Chlneae lanterns, the weather god was propltlous and a merry timo was bad. Ico creaui, cake and hot collee wero eerved. Muslc was klndly turnlshcd by Messrs. Clark, Carpeuter, bcott and Irow brldgo of tho Waterbury band and by a Car peuter organ from tho store of J. C. Gilggs, placcd in the grounda by the courtesy ot Mr. Long. In a tent under the trees, Mr. James 1. Marr and Mlsa Etta Straw, lu the gulse of gypsles, dlsclosed the future to tho curlous. Many capltal hlts were made, and the fortune tellers weto the Btrong attractlon ot the even lng. To tho muslcians especlally, by whoso kludness the crownlng attractlon ut tho even lng was furnlahed, the ladles of tho soclety are deeply grateful. Altogether tho affalr was cneof exceptional pleasuro and success, net receipts being about 2G. A FitENCii womau with a chlld of her own nnd two chlldren of Jack Blals, llvlng in the old reform school tenement, started uown the track Wodnesday forenoon to pick raspberrlea on the Duxbury slde of tho river. While crossing the lron bridge the party was over taken by a passenger train, The woman had succeeded in gettlug two of tbe chlldren oll the track on tu the iron girders, but the tblrd, Joseph Blals, a lad ubout eight yoars old, was Btruck by the train, Instautly killed, and his oooy kuocked lnto tne river. lle got outside the ralls, squatted down, and the engtne passed mtn, but eitner by attemptlng to rlso or by hla nearness to the track, hls head was Btruck by the Btep of the engino or by some part of tne train, just how tbe terror-strlcken woman cannut tuil. Hla skull waa crushed and death wua instantaneous. His body was iuiuiediately recovered and brought back to the vllluge oy an eugine following the train. This bridge is bullt on a curve, is quite a long one, and tho engtneer did not ulecovor the grocp ln tlme to stop the train. lt is said their parenta reluctantly consented to let thtlr chlldren go with tbo woman, and that the little uoy was ho pieased wuu tue permission to go that he kneit down by his motner and said hls prayers just betore leaving, Uurre. GEortaE E. Hooker, a graduateof Amhorst, is'again at home. Hev. L. Tknney and wlfe areagainat homo, havlng returned inBt week from tuelr trlp. 0. V. BitAUFOitD dispenaea the drugs in Gladdlng's stoio white the proprletor ia away. Mit3. Uelen Fowleb and son from Massa chusetts are on a vislt to her father, Stlllman Wood. Ohvis FitENCii and wife of Evanston, IU., are in town on a vislt to hls mother and eisiers Uving here. We notlce the familiar face of C. E. Stowe arouud the streets agaln. lle is said to be at work for Jordan, Marsh & Cu. of Boston, aud is uuton a vacation. TiiEitn was qntte an exodus for summer re- sorts irom tbls placo last week and this. Mr. and Mrs. E. h. French, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. lJerry, Dr. aud Mrs. A. E. Field, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. George and Mrs. 1'. G. Catup have goue to Saratoga. Mr. and Mrs. W. U. Gladdlng have gone to York neacb, Malue, E. U. Glid deu aud Burt Murtin to Old Orchard. We do not think because some one wanted a take-oll ot the Jinterprite iu tue horriblea the Fred. ls nt home. . . .ltev. F. L. Small and fam ily returned to hls hoine at Guildhall yester day. ...J. C. Cady and wife started West last Wodnesday and mtended to spend Sunday at Clinton, Iowa. They wili proceed thence to Sau Francieco, where Mr. Cady wlll attend the meetlng of the kniclit temolars next montu F. E. Newcomb and famlly of Brooklyn aro vlsltlng at C. A. Edgerton's....llev. II. W. Worlhen and wifo of Craftsbury camo to town last Wedneedav. Mr. Worthen returned Fri day, leaving his wiie. .. .Mary Thompson went to Lawrence, Masa., last Saturday foru vislt of eeveral weeks.... C. A. Braley nas begun the studyoflaw with F. Plutnley, Esq 0. M. Davis went West Monday. ...Inez V'ardner ls in Boston on a two weeks vislt to her sister. Mra. Dr. Colton. ..Charlea Hough of Boston is vislting at v. t. Averurs. . . .fctno and uer tha Fox of Boston aro expected to-day at F. S. Klmball's. . . . A. S. Brockway and wife of Bar ton Landlng visited ut 11. lt. Brown's last week. . . . W. II. 11. Clallln is to have charge of tue repairs on tne cnurcu in uroosueio. Stowe. Mns. Jane Howe of Rutland waa vlsltlng ln town jast wees. The wldow French haa bought Amasa Wells' piace in stowe tiouow. iiiB nrsi oiueoerry pedler of tho season came totown last saturday. Mits. GKoitaK Rayjionu ls havlng her usual nuuioeroi summer boarders. Seneca 1'ooh had a cow killed by llghtnlng uutiu wo uw,tj oiiviwi iiiua, GEO. Wekkb of Dorbv. a former rcal. dent, is vlsltlng his brother and other relatives lu tuwn Ciiauue Cim,iEit was arrested last Saturday for drunkenness, but as he would not dlsclose, ne was uouua over untn Monoay. The village schools closed last Friday wlth appropriate exercises. Ou account of the fre- quent suowers, tne picuic was ln the echool uouse. Ejijia MoitRiLt, and n gentleman frlend came to town Friday of last week, to spend a few weeks. They are the guests ot Ada Baker. Mrt. and Mits. FAim of Grand Haven, Mlchi. Chelsea. Davii) G. Milm nnd famllv of Manchester. N, II., nreln town, II. 0. llixnv had now potatoos from hls zar. den the 12th of July, GnAOR M. Noyes closed a successful term of school nt Corinth, last Friday. L. II. SANnortN and family are home from vlsltlng friends at Middlesex. Caiil E. Noyes and wlfe, ot Franklin, N, II,, are vlsltlng nt Alonzo Noyes'. M. F. OitbWAY has n flne toam. havlne our chased a mate for hls brown colt. Jennie Ajiidon was ln town Monday wlth hor brother-ln-law, Dr. A. I). Sralth, E. W. Mattoon Is pick wlth Inflammatlon of tho kldneys. Dr. S. N. Qoea nttenda hlm. John Pauks and hls slftor Mary of Manches ter, N. II., are In town vlsltlng their parents, Mrs. Joiin Moik nnd Edith Miller of Bebea Plalns, Canada, are vislting C. R. Corwln and wlfe. Gektie. daughter of E. R. Hyde, was nulta severely bltten on her wrlst recently by Orcutt uixoy b uog. Mits. IlEitnERT L. Mol-i.ton of Manchester. N. II.. daughter of F, P. Bixby. came homo for n vislt recently. Dit. Walteu S. Vinoent and hla wlfe and daughter ot Burlington are vlsltlng hls father, stepueu vmccm. Mr. and Mud. William Vea7.y and dancth. ters, Addlo and Eva, of Somervillo, Majs., are Btopplng at the hotei. Hattie Ordway. who has been as9latlnir Mra. Dicklnaon through the mlllinery soason, haa returned homo to Tunbridge. RALrn 1'eiikins of Glouchester. Mnss.. ls spendlng the sumiiiorat Fernando l'erklns'. Ue rode np from South Royatton on hls bicycle. Walter M. Ordway ls BDendlne a few dava vacation with hls famlly iu town. He ls trav eling for a boot and shoe flrru of Portland, ainiue. Johnny M.. son of J. B. Atwood whllo Dlav. ing with flto crackors tho Fourth had ono ex plode In hla face and the powder enterlng hls eyo, came ncar uestroying tne Bignt, out oy cnreful attentlon lt ls coming out all rlght. Gilrert Mooue seeins to tako the lead ln making hia hena pay their way. Slnce last sepieiuoer ne uas soiu irom twenty uens, worth ot cggs, over 30 worth of poultry, has olght hena and seveuteen chlckens left, also ubout twenty-eight dozen of eggs on hand. The famlly, wblcn ls qultn large, has used all tne eggs iney wanted lutuis time. nno nas done better 7 Mits. C. G. Rolfe and four chlldren of Atch. ison, Kan., arrlved here Saturday nlght, and aro Btopplng with her brother, William Kob blns. Mrs. Itolfe came on the fast train, whlch refused to stop for her at South Royalton, leaving her at Bethel Instead, whence she had mucu lnconvenience ln reacblng South Royal ton, to take tho stage for Chelsea. We sup posed the road was obllged to leave passengers from the West wherevr they wanted to stop, but thoy probably thought an unprotected lady truveler could be dropped oll anywhere. They are so gallant and unulUcious. Hardwick. F. G. Jonnson has coutracted to huul liuu.OUO feet of lumber from l'eter Nel son's mill ut Nichols' pond to Wheeler & Shlp man'a mlll in thia place, where it ia be dressed and lltted for market. This lumber ls owned by Wolcott partles. Wiieei.er & SuirjiAN are dolng a large job of dresslug hardwood lumber for M. E. Tucker, They dreas, kilu-dry and dellver tue lumber on the cars. Rev. Goo. L. Wells of Williamstown, a for mer realdent of this town, preached at the Methodist church here on Sunday last at tbe morning and evenlng services. PitOFESSOit McLoud has for some time nast been seriously ulliicted with boils on one of hls hauds, dbabling hlm most completely from his usual work ot huying ut thls season. IlEUi'.KitT Waiid. Esn . has returned to hia gan, started lur their western home Monday of bomeut Wilmington, Delaware, professional last week. Mrs. Farr's brother, Nat Slavton. engagements limiting hia stay with relatives IT iS not Onlv fUtnntshlntr linf atnvtllnrr the amount of stckness that Saturdavs aud Mlw- F- Johnson haa purchased the " old rainy dayB reveal. lt is passing strange how it Bteaui W"1 hulldlng, with some land adjoln- ance durlngthe bright hay- '"St ol - riuuey. u is tneintention to con- can be kept in obevance durlnirthe bncht hav- making days, for of course the aceut wlll not sell, or permit llquor to be sold, lor aught but 1UUBSS. while mrs. aaran siayton, ln company wlth othors, was visitlne at Mr. Johu Kav- mond'a one day last week, she had the great misfortune to tall from the piazza and break her arm near the shoulder. Cudoubtedly she wlll be obllged to remalu at Mr. Roblnson's severai weeas. Vintrth. rhnr fr ut...ub.t rha faail... ..f un I I ple. Probably the same man had a hand m It Mil88' lust Saturday, Sharon. Rev. H. C. Robblna and wlfe are vislting irlends ln Ludlow this week. W. TnuitsTON is quite sick at Henry George's. a Mit. WAUNEit, ot Boston, Mass., is at Uiester Dowuer b. E. W. Boaiidman returned to Somerville, vert the mill bulidinc into a dwelllnc house and barn. Alonzo Dctton of South Walden recentlv lost tive two-year-old cattle by their breaking lnto a lleld aud eatlnc of 1'aria ereeu and Hour. such as had been uswl on potatoes, and care- lesslly left exiosed. Rev. Addison Duown has taken oossesslon of the Nichols place and intends making a drive weu ior a suppiy ol water. llls tirst attempt resulted ln striklng a rock and breaking the poiut from the pipe. Alvaro Kusio of Wolcott, emnloved on the fnrm of Mrs. Joseph Titus, was thrown from n mowlng-machlne on Wednesday last, break ing hls urm iu two pluces. The accident was caused oy a vicious uorse. Saturday afternoon, at North Calais, and glve taluod a poworlul deal of trutb, to whicu tho' h,eldJa mbttlaS a promenade concert at Unlon vestry hall, not "a Bhoutiu' IMethodist," we could lustlly Uonday veniug, bouth Woodbury, in the evenlng. say, "amen." lt was plain, pointed, plnchlng Thb Good Te ibat last year immediateiy ordered bls paper Btopped, because the edltor exuressed thu iuea a tew daya before iu the paper that there mlght bo an improvement mado on the munagemeut and exercises of the celebration. Although the gentleman no longer has the paper, the Knler prise still lives and prospers. Morrisville Mra. Della Lull waa taken to the state lu.-ane aBylum by Dr. Rublee last Friday. Dit. Geo. Woodward lost a cow whlch was run over uy tue inall train Friday nlght. Thk Woman's Christlan Temperanco Unlon held a meetinc at the Methodist chaiml nn Ncwburv. TheConL'rerratloniillatmirn linllrt. ing au addition to tlieir vestry, a kltchen and cuuk room. Jasies Wallace is in very feeble health. FltANK PitBijCOTT of Lowell. Masa.. Ia im Mit. Wehsteh of Monroe. N. II.. waa in tnwn lait week. Sbvekal chlldren havo dled In town nf oipumcria. S. A. Thayek has cone West to snend tha uruuiii ui juiy. A LAItois amount of hav waa Anmaopil lur tha ruiu JHBb WBBK. Washington Walker went to Massachn. Dit. GkO. B. IlATCH l anntullnrr onraral weeka iu Groton. P. W. Ladd and dnuchter Tl . i .. .1 c. t . . t " n xuinuu opriugs, aiaine. MltS. JENNIE WoUTHEN. whn ha linnn Hnn. gBruusiy BicK, ia now locoverlng, Mary S. Stockwei.i. nt tim umii.n " ".uuui iu uniu, .n, ii,, jasi woek, Mit. AND MltS. CllAlti.iK Dirv Mass., were in towu last week visitlnK friends! PBOl'ESSOItLEVl'funKRIlnf Prnwl.lono IJ I is bpeuding hls suuimnr vacation in towu wlth hls iiareuis. Thomas C. Keyes and famlly have not yet roturned from the West. They aro vlslttnit in nnnois, wisconsin, etc, Mrs. Chahlik Day ls quite feoble nnd but lttle hopo is entertuined of hor lecovery. She uw uocu yary sick ior sevoral montha. iiiit viuage ECiiool closes thls week. The emDlara' ipe rrftam nnH nnlrn festlval at Academy hall last Wednesday even lng paased pleuuantly. Receipts amounted to $30. peppery, practical, aud " tbo audiBuce," llke all audiencea, lelt that lt ought to be largely peuuitu uut, iuo occasion ol tbls sermon was tbo asklng Ior a Bubsctiption to pay a regular parscm for preaching. We got the preacning, and hope fur the Bubsctiption, yet. But, ln all serlousness, the preaching was wbat ought to uu uDniuuncuQi, wc icsiiecuiuiy submit, irom andp-ialk, and various otherBons'orbust AT, the 'fS,,lvfll ?,a tho commoD8 Wednesday nenstalk constantlv Zn ! eJS t" eveulPS, Judge l'owers made "a cold water iud motnus-iiuuora, uuu siures. xnia was a part of tho good sermon. But won't lt be a sorry day fur the world when the pulplt glvea place to the molasses hogshead, from whlch to deal the deserved blows at these and elmllar Bins? W. E. Fay'b blacksmlth Hhon haa liHen clnsptl ior iuo past weea, ne oeing ou tne sick 11st. Ajiono the lato arrivals in'town ara Mlss M. J. McClearn who is stopping at WUliamBOu's notei. Jennie Sherwin has returned home from Woodstock, where she has been on a visit for a low weekB. J. E. Larkin and wife areat II. C. Varnum's, and aauiuel Chamberlin is with hls brother, Rev. E. B. Chamberlin. Chester Downkr went to New York clty last week to consult Protessor Hammond, and itjburiiBU ouiuruay nignt. tAiuiEits report a cood havcron in thia vlclnity. The heavy showers of the last few days have put a very dltlerent look on some pieces of coiu aud potatoes that were Bufferlng iroiu tue aruutu. Rev. Mr. Busuee had one of hls best nnn. gregatlous Sunday and preached one of hls bett Bermons lrom 1'hlllpplana ii: 4, alluding mo iuui quesiion ano lncidentauy ... w uuuuiei av liiy us sumBwuat uiudtraiivo. Ilrookfield. Francis StanlBa. nf Tvwnll. Mass., is lu towu, vislting his brother-ln-law, Johu C. Lanphter. speech " aud said hia experience for twenty- uiojmn miu vuuiiuni cases leo nim to cou lirm tho fact that three-fourtha of all aio caused by interuperance, and whlle some re gard temperance as the moral question of the day, It mlght also be regarded us " the pocket buok" question. Hattle Ballard of NnmlA la rMH trinAa iu luia jiiuuD. Enst Moutpoller. H. M. Paine Is able to be at work agu.u. Mits. Elisha Gove has lnng fever. Fkkd Fullam commonrna rnmilra ,,nn iia "owara Beuuett. is very ill. house this Week. TuYI-HENA YOUNQIs taklnir hnr anmmnr n. ON Thursdav whllo nhe.ti., catiou ut the hume of he? father. Itodnav T u , ... .. . , , , - --. .......... ,.a . a i ..u uuw, .uid ..... u . i, ia a uuv, mowlng, ono of hls horsea dropped dead, ioung. , . J W. U. II. Claflin of Nortbileld ls to super- , ahrkn, our clilclent school Buperin- WnlUflold. Hou. J. II. Hastioga Is quite intend the work ot repairlng the church, teuueut, is secretary aud trcasurer of the ill. lie haa beeu under the doctur's care for Beutik Hovey of Everett, Mass.. is visitlne iu,. aMW,'""uu ol "ddard seminary at two days aud ls a little better ut last report, uis grandtather, Albort HIxbou, who is in poor lieihcl. T. h. Wllson and his wlfe who have teived the public for more than thlrteen years to the very best of their abillty, have ibuibu uib iiuibi io a. u. itoDiuson oi apiing lleld, poBsession to bo glveu the llrst of Aug. Last Friday Ed Wllson sold hls chestnut noree, " luru, to W llliain J. Adanis of Hart furd, Coun., lor S'-25. Parties from Pittsfield laat week were build ing n lumber shed at the yard, to be wholly uBvuieu iu tue luuioer ousiness. Poi-dlar lectures by J. B. Watson at tho W llson uaii are announced thls week Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenlngs. Peter Kahlp.u. who was a number nf venra baggage rnaster at thia statiou, died suddonly the 13tu lust., aged about rifty years. Sheruiau Chudwlck, who ia a ieal village couler, seemed unusually active thls morning whlle dlstrlbutiug hls ico aud there was good ruusou ior u. ne is now tne latuer ol two llt- There was a lawnplcnic nt E. W. Ormsbee'B n.... ... , . . I iur uiu cuuoren nl ihn nil.in t,.n,.l nt,r. Ukv. Mr. Herkick of Chelsea aupplled the ridlat U?u)aE.r.ni'aimily ,0t LlnCol,n nf" pulpljt iu Ertat Utooklleld last Sundav in ex- . n. e.Bh . lll hl ? ue,eu dBngerously ill, chanle wlth Rev. J. A. Sherburne. 1'." Z , "Lal4y8 01 au eonva- Andhew W, Fueeman, formorlv of thls w '. ... uccess ot hlstonat college, Groton Ilorace B. Miller ot Boston came to tuwu last Saturday, remaluing over Sunday und returning Monday afternouu. J. R. Darlinq has hla nowsDur-track. above Ricker's mllls, done and wlll sbip the balanco of his old bark at once. Very much trouble la had with graeshop- pers. lbey are very thick and destroy mow ing and pasturing very rapidly. A. L. Clark's auction last Saturdav of household goods etc, was sllmly attended, peo ple being very busy gottinginhay. Most of the goods went very low, a ulce parlor set and uearly new Morrls & Ireland, No 3, safe not selliug at all. A fivo-dollar old on a twenty dollar gold plece was one ot the saniple blds. Mr. Clark sold hls mill last fall and we under stand is going West next week Tuesday, vlslt lng and to eettle ln buslness. Wnrren. Mrs. E. W. Slayton is quite sick A son was born July 15. to Mr. and Mrs. M. n. Sbaw. Mattie Edwards of Ronbury has been vls- iting friends on East Hill. Mit. and Mrs. J. C. Gmans of Waterbury spent a few days at Pllna 1'arkor'a last week. A son ot Royal Lovett is crazv. and it la feared that he wili have to be taken to Brattle boro. Most of the schools of town closed last Fri day. Those in our village taught by John apauldlng and Mlss trank Mcliols nid a very enjoyable picnlc, wlth the exceptlon ot an acci dent that somewhat inarred tho pleasure. Charlio Sargent acendod a tree to 111 one ot the swings and f ell, breaking his ankle In two plnces, East Caluls. M. K. Dwlnell has flnlghod his studies ut college and is going to Vassalbor ough, Me., to practlce mediclne. Ue has re cently bought 11 nlce gray horse of of P. Whlt cner, II. N, Peauoe Is at home from Malne tor a few weeks. P, RiciiARDsoN has sold hls horse to S, Cole ot Marshtleld. Professoh GEOitrjE Foster from Brooklyn ls nnticlpating a sluging-school ln town, also some prlvate lessona. Mr. Dkwey from Boston, the planlst, Ia P. E. Lockwood had a narrow escane thls nuc. 110 nnn cauiut iu tue wueei 01 a moW' ing-uiachiue aud quite badly brulsed. Tub case of E. House w. estate of George Flsher. lato of thia town. wua lmarit ut tnn otllco of J. W. Gregory on Wednesday last be- Btopplng at George Freeman's for the summer fore W. A. Jonos und R. J, Gleason, commis- aud ia preparod 10 give lessons ln ln9trumental teach r LattVa Nilsoi, from Haverh i fil II PaW' uovt ' T80' Ki,a W ffd HubSard .f.V fL6,. "-"ou, undeha"Vae be.:i Putatlon of u lcg, caused by iheuma- audX''tu Deuls KBarney.istoldof a well ir0wn New York broker. Ho is Baid to bo vnrv um,,.. j 1 ' . . great Uklug for nlce excharttf "uf," no . a - "3IHUOO, uu 1 ."; .v." ituvi i iu, j, uuouoa oi ol the Second s tuwu, are mtendlng to ox next Sunday, A. W. Edson ot the normal school at Ran dolph Is vislting wlth hla famlly in towu. Also mr. and Alra. Charlea Clark of Cbarles- iowu, juasa. KKV. Wm.-Gay nnd ltev. AVm. A. Busheeof ing lnto his oUlce, asking. " How rauohee you change pulplts luiVUH fnr frnilHf. ,1(. h,.,),l 1tf.11 11 . . J. I , . .,, B. 11011, ' Baiu tbe broker, I guess we can take them ut nnn Caluis.-Rov. cent discouut." " Alloo lluhteo ." ti. Chlnee, emiaying 11 haL' containlniF sim i trade dollars. A few minutos luter auothor iiiember ot tho lirm, came in and cxamined tho truiisactluus whlch had takon place durlng his abstuce, and did not soem to flnd worda uuuSu n, yraiso 1110 Binartueos uf geulal Sam. Oriln Dnvla linlil a mpnllnrr at bouth Calais last Sunday at half.past four o clock, and wlll hold another thore August 12th, at the samo hour. I)ii. 0. A. Toiiy of Warren, N, II., was in towu last weok, Dit. J. S. Dodcib nnd famlly of Llnooln nro .u iu unii viBitiDg irienus anu roiativea. learn that Mnntnnllnr hua reasun to be proud of our repretentatlon nt Elmore Tho mlll stream bridge ls com plett'd, Norsian Cami ls In lordly possesslon of a new top buggy, , Thb re-mnrrlage ot WIllls Griawold to hla former wilo ia the latost sensation. Onk of our townsmen waa arrested for Intoi' sloners, The ditch across Maln Btreet shows the beuuty ot tue Judevlne law, to the f ull satls- lactiuu 01 tuose wuo nave me prlMiege 01 dtlv lng across lt dally. Where are the fatbera of tbe town, that lt not repalredr Waterbury Center. 0. W. Steams found liln valuuble yearllui: colt dead in the nastura last Sunday. Mr. Stearus thlnks lt must have been struck by tbe Bbarp lightuing of the inursoay beiore. Dr. Foster, wlth hls father and mothBr. la 1 ... ... . ... ,u .... .w .... viiuisua, mUBlc Hiiiulolph. Uev. Dr. Wheelock Palmer from New Jersey, was the guest of hls cousln, r.ujau uiougett, Jiontiay. Mita. Benjamin T.. and Theodn Blodeett of Bradford, are stopping wlth friends in town. Prinoii-al Gko. P. Be-vud and famllv of Callfornia, I'eirn , aro vlsltlng Mrs, Beard'd father, Ahlra Griawold. J. W. Gray and B. F. Adama have creatlv lmproved tbe appearanco ot their residencea by making needed repairs. Thb body of Mra. Jacob Orcutt. of St. Al- baus, who Uas beou tor sometluit a great sut- cation iu MorriBvllle, one day last weok, had ogement of b. A. Andrews, ls DrocresBluir ierur irom cancer, was brought to thls place for hls trlal, p.ild 5J5 aud costs, aud was reloased. 1 Uneiy. There is no doubt that lt wili be readv bu,Ial Wednesday. aiASTKita UEOUdit UAiLBY of Chicago, Ned to occupy aeptKtuber lst, iiiiiiey ut wouipeiier nnd Luclus Noyes of Hydoparic are) making tho " welkln rlng " at A COLT whlch .Tnlin W TTnll ...nu ,l,l,.l Grnnvlllc. Romanzo Green la very sick. Jou Williasis haa romoved to hls resldence An old fashloned game of round ball was played at Biattlohoro Saturday attornoon by Hooker was ono ol tho nmii,. .'.i 1 :' .V' tlie l.lgh prlvates wero Speiker Mar.ln rw i? aulto badly. K Hill lur Itf lir . ! vwi I , .... . '"S"'r: y"u- " i.ynuo, nnd ()ol. Klt. MST rrlday wh lio Dnn II. n out. JTnimm "H,.i."!r,c',lle.d tho ' Hospl- tjng ln hls last load ot hay, hla horBe came to . Oni? day laat week as L, Maitln waa drlvlng rr :,:. " ui'liosiuir iorcea irlnrlpH In IUO COnClUSlOn lt was lnw himlnn.a lnr n.,A tn UIS team down thu lilll nu. a ,lll,l, l,ij fuatBd ii . Ijulttnce Nlne." The de- 8' bay alone, nnd thercforo hurrlcd up tho ljorse stumbled and fell through tho ralllng day nlght, rendering tho roads impOBsable S, gardens, meadowa, roads and bridges u glde pald for a auppor for tho wholo 3ul runulng away, The consequenoe waa a I u" the bank. Tho wagon wa damaged I above thls village. The llghtnlng Btruck Iu wete badly waBhod away, The damage ia iihji i - j a,vu, obvoihi inacco t tiuay uiteruuuu ui last weea, i,luunuj -u,wu u,i, the Utli Inst., waa frlghtened by the rnislHg i n" " of an umbrellB. and ran. dnln.? pnnaliWhin lu tlncock. i?n??rf? tbo mrlflB, and hurtlng Mr, Hall T" Messrs. Ralph have ordorod a stoamen- i,uu iu uiu iutu tueir ciapooard mlll, und ex pect lt thia week. North Tuiibrldgo.-Rev, I. Moxlcy la able tuKuuutuu iuo eutoi aguin. Jlits. Geohob Lkvitt ls quite 111. She la at tended by Ur. rlab, james uay has completed hla ftudios nt uartmoutu college, aud is now at home. Sunday servlcea nro well attended, congrega- tious quue lurge anu increasing, sunday-school very luteresuug, A I'RACTiCAL bnsluess educatlon for young meu und women is tho thlug most desired in this practical age, nnd nowhere can such aa educatlon be better obtalned than at the llry nnt St Stratton Coramercinl School of Boston, whose. ptlnclpal, Mr. H. E. lllbbard, has been eminently successful iu graduatlug well equlp. ped, seli-rellant puplls ot bjth sexes, who aro accephibly litling posltlons ot trust ln all our largo cltles. Ely. A vloleut shower passed over hero Sun- The ralu of Thursday last caused a llood wmcn oiu mucu aamago at apringtieid. uuuu- 4