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BY W. W. PRESCOTT.
MONTPELIER, VT., WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 1884.
VOIi. 79. 4054. NO. 37.
Wcfimnn S $oimwl.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 1831.
At a meetlng ol tho delegatos o tho towna
in tho flrst dtstrlct at Burlington, Wednesday,
Colonol George T. Chllds of St. Albans was
unanlmoualy choson presldentlal elector for
Seventeen towna out of nlneteen, soUd in
thelr support for him at thestnte conventlon,
was the handsomo compllroent whlch Wash
ington county pald to C. W. Porter ln hls can
vass for the ofllce ol secretary of stato.
It 18 now statod that Colonol T. 0. Soaver of
Woodstock is a candldato for tho penalon
ageney whlch embracea Vermont and Now
Ilampshire, and that if successful he will move
the ofllce from Concord td White Rlver Junc
tion. AccoitDiNO to the press reports the Caledonia
oonnty temperanco mass conventlon, called to
moet at St. Johnsbury laat Saturday, was a
complete fizzle. Less than forty votera were
present, and the moetlng adjourned wlthont
maklng any nomlnatlons.
SoaiEono ln Rntland county la urglng the
namo of John P. llosklnson of Mt. Ilolly for
state Benator. Thia is the gentloman who
kllled off Colonel Fullor ln 1882 and helped do
the same thing for J. E. Batchelder thls year,
by favoring them for the ofllce of lioutenant
governor. He seoms to be a dangerons friend
to have In a conventlon at least.
The Central Vermont railroad wlll run a
speclal traln from Montpelier for Burlington
and lntermedlate Btatlons July 4th,leavtng here
at half-past ten r. m. Thls wlll give all who
come from the north an opportunlty to remaln
and see the dlsplay ol fireworks. Tickets wlll
he Bold from all atatlons on the road to Mont
pelier and return for fare ono way.
A large number of citizens of Hartford,
irrespoctlve ot party, assembled at the resi
dence of Lieutenant-governor Pingree, Thura
day evenlng, to congratulate him on hls nomi-
nation for governor. An address on behalf of
the citizens was mado by llov. S. I. Btiant, to
whlch Lieutenant-governor Fingree responded,
A salute of fourteen gans was fired.
A nisi-ATcn from New York says the fallure
of the Howe Howe Scale Company of Rutland,
and the appointment of Edward S. Rapallo as
recelver is reported. A dispatch from Rutland
says dillgent cnqulry there falla to conflrm the
report of the fallure of the IIowo Scale Com-
pany. No one there knows any thlng of It, and
there seems to bo no f oundatlon for the story.
At the meetlng of the stockholders ot tho
Ogdensburgh & Lake Champlain railway on
the 18th inst., a new board of dlrectora, com
prised in part of the dlrectora or indlvidoals in
terested ln the Central Vermont waa choaen.
The basiness of thls road, whlch has for several
yeara been dlverted from the Central, wlll be
recovered by the latter under the new arrange
ment. TnE Rqformer says that there Is conslderable
of a sentlment among Windham county demo-
crats agalnat the licenae plank ln thelr plat-
form, and that a scattering vote wVl be lost all
over the state for the same reason, bnt it rellea
npon " Redington's vim and progresslve poBl-
tion on all state Issues" to more than make np
for this defection. The Vermont democracy
cannot lose very mnch of a scattering vote and
have anythlng lef t.
If the clerk ot the weather wlll only make
July 4th a pleasant day, there wlll be Buch a
crowd ln attendance at Montpelier aa thls vil
lage nas not seen lor many a day. As sug-
geBted last week, it haa been decided to have
the balloon aacenslon take place from the
school-house grounds and the dlaplay of fire'
worka wlll be mado from the hill behind the
school building. The wbole celebratlon wlll
bo, without donbt, the grandest ever seen in
Tjik Middlebury Itegister, whlch at first re
fused to support Blalne and Logan, had tho
followingin itslaat Ibsuo: "Wo place there
publican natlonal tlcket at tho head of onr
columns, and shall support It to the bestot onr
abillty. Since the laat issue a change in the
ownershlp ot the paper has taken place, by
whlch the editor for thq paat year and a half
becbmes owner of a controlllng interest in the
liegliter company." It would appear aa though
Addison county repnblicans objected to a bolt.
caledonia county repnblicans talk of re-
turning II. C. Ide and C. D. Bralnerd to the
eenate. In Rutland county Joel C. Baker and
II. F. Field of Rutland and Edwln Ilorton ot
0 Chittenden are named ln connectlon wlth the
Benatorial nomlnatlons. In Franklin county
Guy C. Noble ot St. Albans, II. C. Leavens of
Berkshire and Dr. C. F. Hawley of Fairfax are
favorably mentloned for senatora. Orange
county republicans are dlscusBlng the morlta of
Messra. V. I. Spear of Braintree, S. B. Hebard
ot Chelsea, Ilenry McDuiTee of Bradford, R. II,
Ilarvey of Topsham and II. L. Frary ot Straf
ford for ecnatorlal timber. In Chittenden
county Messra. Warren Glbba and C. B. Tatt
of Burlington, Buel II. Day ot Underhill, Smith
Wright of Williston and John II. Thorp of
Charlotte are belng alluded to aa probablo
nomlneea for senators.
Tiie followlng la the programme of the ap
proachtng anniveraary and Bemi-centennial ex
erciaes of the Vermont Methodist Semlnary and
Fomale College: Frlday and Monday, June27th
and 30th, annual ezamlnatlons. Frlday, June
27th At elght o'clock r. m., receptlon to grad'
natlng claas. Sunday, Juno 29th At half-past
ten o'clock A. m,, annual sermon by Rev. J. A,
M. Chapman, D.D. Monday, June 30th At
elght o'clock r. m., commencement concert
TueBday, July lst At twenty mlnutea past
elght a. ezcurslon to Newbury; at half-past
slz r. m., class day exerclsea; at elght l'. m
meetlng ot alumnl and formor Btudents, to be
addreased by promlnent alumnl. Wednesday,
July 2 At nlne o'clock a, m., meetlng of truB-
tees, buslness meetlng ol the alumnl assocla
tlon; at half-past ten a. m., Bemi-centennial
celebratlon, poem, Miss Ellen 0. 1'eck, oratlon,
Rev. J. M, Klng, D.D.;.at two v. m., bauquet
at the I'avlllon; at elght r. m., prlze recltatlonB
and declamations. Thursday, July 3 At half-
paat nlne A. n,, coramenceraisht exerclsea.
Those paylng full fare over the Central Vor
mont, rassumpslc, Connecticut Rlver Valley
and Wells Rlver rallroads, ln coming to these
exerclsea, can procure fiee return checks at the
prlnclpal's ofllce. good from June 30 to' July 7,
Messknoer: "The Roxbury mothod of
wood-pillug is not conflned to the ulr-chamber
plan, and auother dealer In that locality has
experlmeuted wlth a comblnation of sound and
rotten wood wlth about as little success ag
tho advocato ot the air-chambor thoory had.
It was a flne-looklng pllo of four-foot wood,
attractlvo to tho oyo and apparently ' solld '
and sound throughout; but tho removal of a
fow layors from tho upper part of tho pllo re-
vealed a docayed stato of affalrs, tho rest ot
the pllo belng anythlng but sound wood. Tho
agent theroupon jolned the noble arrny of
kickers' the only dlHerence between hlm
and certaln other kickers wo road of now-a-days
being that he waa klcklng againet rotten
substance, while they are kicking against n
solld ' that they can't destroy. Surely Rox
bury presenta a fino flold for mlsslonary labor
a grand opportunlty for reform in wood-
plllng. We should almoat bo wllllne to con
sent to a change ot natlonal administratlon if
we thought it would have a Balutary offoct on
tho Roxbury wood-sollorsj but we seo little
hope for them short of a mlghty convulalon of
tho eartb, whlch shall ahake tho rotten wood
out of exlstonco and flll up the alr-chambers,
loaving them only a Bubstantlal, BOlid basls on
whlch to rebulld thelr wood plles."
These prtzea have been nwarded at Dart-
mouth college: Senlor class, first Grimea prize
for Engllsh compoaitlon, $3G, Fletcher Ladd ot
Lancastor. N. IL; sccond, 524, Stephen R. Wil
lardof St. Johnsbury; Grimea prizo for gen
eral improvoment,-$50, N. A. McClary of Ilan
over, N. II. ; Junlor class, flrst Groek prlze, $30,
A. C. Lyford of Tllton, N. II. j second, 315, A.
L. Fullor of Vershire; flrst Latin prlze, $30, J.
D. Frost of Ilanovor, N. II.; second, $15, B. J.
Suncoxof Albany, N, Y.; first Thayer mathe-
matlcal prlze, $40, C. F. Chase of Claremont,
N. II. ; Becond, $20, D. 0. Bean of Limington,
Mo. ; first Lockwood prize for Kngliah compoai
tlon, $25, Rlchard Webb of Fortland, Me,
second, $15, A. C. Lyford of Tilton, N. II
Wead politlcal economy prize for best essay ln
advocacy ot protection, open to all classea, $50,
G. II. Whitcomb of Bethel of the Junlor class,
Flnal lionore were given ln Greek to A. W.
Jenka of Concord, N. II. ; ln physlcs to Louls
Bell of New York; and ln chemlstry to N. A,
McClary of Ilanover, N. II., and to C. 0. Thurs
ton of Barre. Ilonorable mention waa made
in the Senior class ln hlstory and Engllsh,
Louls Bell of New York, J. A. De Boer of Al
bany, N. Y., G. D. Lord ot Limington, Me
philosophy and politlcal sclence, G. D. Lord, A.
E. Marden of Plermont, N. II., and D. G. Mll
ler of East Braintree, Maaa. ; Sophomore class,
Greek, II. P. Andersen of St. Johnsbury, Ar-
thur Falrbanks ot St. Johnabury, G. D. Frost
of Ilanover, N. H., B. J. SimJbx of Albany,
N. II.; Latin, II. F. Anderaen, Artbur Falr
banks, G. D. Frost, B. J. Slmcox and Guy Wil-
son of Bethel; mathematics, II. P. Anderaen,
A. II. Chase of Concord, N. II., Arthnr Falr
banks, G. D. Frost, B. J. Slmcox and J. G
Thomson of Waukegan, 111.
Rev. IlEuuy W. Jonks, pastor of the North
church, St. Johnsbury, haa gone to Utah, to be
absent ueveral weekB.
Patmasteb A. S. Kenny of Vermont has
been recommended for promotion to be pay ln-
spector of the Unlted Statea navy.
llox. Joiin B. Gilfillan of Mlnneapolls,
a native of Peacham, has been nominated for
congress from his dlstrlct, and wlll doubtless
IIon. Fuedehick Billimgs was ihi Vermont
member of the committee appolnted to notlfy
IIon. James G. Blalne of hls nomlnatlon to the
PnoFDSSOits Joiin K. Loiiu and Arthur S
Ilardy of Dartmouth College, with their fam-
illea and a party of friends, left New York for
Ilamburg, on the steamer Western Land, Sat
C. M. Rcssell, who atill holda an appoint
ment aa doorkeeper of the stato senate, has re-
cently graduated from the Natlonal School of
Elocution ln Philadelphla, Penn., and expects
to make teaching hls profession.
C. II. Davxm'Ort, editor and proprletor of
the Windham County lltformer, was marrled
at New Bedford Tuesday ot last week to Miss
Anna P. Loughton of that clty. Mr. Daven-
port and bride are on thelr weddlng tour down
east and wlll be absent for the next ten days
Dr. Rufcs W. Bisuor of Williston, who
settled ln Chlcago last year to practlce medl
cine, haa just been electod professor f phyBl
ology in the Northwestern Unlversity, the
medlcal department of whlch ls situated in
Chlcago, and la called the Chlcago Medieal
Rev. Dn. J. E. Rankin, for fifteen yeara pas
tor of the Congregational church In Washing
ton, D. C, haa reslgned and accepted a call to
the Congregational church In Orange Valley,
N. J., at a aalary of $5,000. He was formerly
pastor ot the Congregational church ln St,
Tnn annual June lnspectlon ot Company II
wlll be naa on baturaay.
Additionb have recently been made to the
unaries uatnaway nouso on uourt Bireec.
Theue waa a rumor that there were some
conudence men operatlng about town yester-
Tns Flrst. Natlonal bankot Montpelier has
declared a seml-annual dlvldend of five per
cent, payable July 1.
Miss Jennie. dauehterotllomer C. Ilopklns.
ls to enter the Bellevue hospltal in New York
lor training as a nnrse.
William T. Dewey will move lnto the T. 0,
Balley house on Baldwln atreet as soon aa It Is
vacatea by itev. li. r. 11111.
Tiie work ot laylng the branch plpes for the
water-works has begun on some of our streeta
and Is belng pusued at a rapia rate.
Laiioe quantitles of slate have recentlv been
Bhlpped to dlfferent parts of the Btate from the
quarnes oi tne &amn siate uompany.
A. G. Tuulan wlll move lnto the house on
Wlnter Btreet now occnpled by II, W. Drew
at the teimlnatlon ol tno latter b leaso.
Tukhday next, July lst, la the date for the
appearance ot O'Brlen's circus. The exhibit
will be given on the Nlcholaa meadow.
Mkhhill Kussell has removed the liouso
recently purchased of L. L. Durant, and is
erecting a large new aweuing on its Bite.
Tiiomas CoitVKN, for a long time In the om-
ploy ot IIon. J. A. Page, and Miss Kate Cogh-
lan wero unuea in marriage on aionuay.
Tiie apostollc rlte ot confirmatlon wlll be
admlnlstered ln Chrlst church on Thursday,
at three o'clock r. m,, by the bishop ot the
Fhkd F. Baiicocic. a former clerk In the store
of C. F. Fullerton, and Miss Annle F, l'ressey
wero recently unlted In marriage at New
Nkxt Sunday afternoon Rev, Mr, Wright la
to conduct the aervicea In the meetlng.house at
WrlEhtsvIlle. Sublect of the sermon : "The
Forco of Hablt."
TiiKitic ls to bo no nroachlng service at Trin-
ltv clmrch on Sundav ovenlnes for the present.
A prayer.meetlng wlll be held at tho usual
hour for the service.
Two deaths have occurred durlng the paat
weeu: uias uertrudo Laaa aiea at ner nome on
Frlday; nndT. J. Mellen athls homoon tho
" Berlin sldo " on Sunday,
Mna. Samokl Wells la In Wellesley, Mass.,
in attendance upon the commencement exei
clsca of tl)o college, trom whlch her daughter,
Miss Dora, Is a graduate this year.
It la rtrobable that there wlll bo a Sunday-
achool plcnlc from thia place to Wlllsboro
l'olnt. Essex countv. N. Y.. about July 15. but
the matter Is not yet doflnltoly decided.
Miss Helen M. Reynoldb, a formor prc-
coptress of Washington County Grammar
School, Is now In charge of a tralnlng school
connected wlth tho hospltal at Orange, N. J.
Mks. Sadie (Mills) Mii.gs. a former em-
ploye ol the watcii.man olllco, lolt town on
Frlday last to joln her husband in Chicopeo
Falls, Mass., wbero he Is engaged In bnslnesa.
A iiahu looklne character was on the streot
late Monday ovenlng, clalming that he had
been druezed and robbed of his monev and a
tlcket to Montreal, but hls Btory was not ciod-
GnNEitAL P. P. Pitkin. II. A. Iluse. George
W. Wlnc. George C. Shepard, J. C. Ilonghton
and J. L. Tuttlo represented Montpelier at the
republlcan stato conventlon in Burlington laat
This excursion to Newbury next Tnesday,
although arranged especlally for graduates ot
tue semlnary, ls not an exciuaive auair, ana
any wbo would llke to jom tue party are tn
vited to do bo.
II. M. Pikiicb has wltbdrawn hls namo aa a
candldate for aDPOlntment to the ofllce of post-
masier, ana a paper is in circniauon requesi-
ing tne appointment oi ueorge w. ving, uq.,
to tnat posltion
Tiie last piano recital ot the term wlll be
nem at cseminary cnapei aionaay ovening,
Juno 30, and wlll be a "graduates " recltai
the selectlons to be performed by membera ot I
the class of '84.
The strawberrv festival nnder tho ausplces
ot the ladlea of St. Augustlno church, at Capl
tal Ilall, to-morrow evenlng, blda fair to be a
very enjoyable one to all wbo may find It In
tneir way to De present.
TnEbandcavo an onen-alr concert on the
Academy bridge Saturday ovenlng. The audl
ence was afforded addltlonal entertalnmont by
a dlsplay of fireworks from the yard of Colonel
rrea smitu s resiaence.
TnE nresont corcs of teachers ln WaBhlneton
County Grammar and Montpelier Unlon Schoola
nave oeen re-eiecioa lor tne year ensuing, ana
ueorge w. McAiiistor, tue janitor, nas oeen in-
vitea to retatn nis posuion,
Qditk a nartv from here attended the com
mencement concert at Goddaid Semlnary Mon
day evenlng. Besides several who went in
privato conveyances a party was tanen tnitner
by J. y. Aaams, witn nis large team,
Yestekday waa celebrated by the St. Jean
Baptlste Soclety as the anniveraary of the
patron saint of the order by hish maas at St.
Augustlno church In the forenoon and a rlde
to Berlin pond in the afternoon. Tho aociety
waa escorted to and from the church by the
A oestleman who ls Insured in the Natlonal
Llfe Insnrance Company writea: "iBuppoae
you are all good Blalne men. It Is hard work
for me to be. but I don't think I shall bolt.
personally. I am comforted by the old ortho
dox proposltion, 'The harder thedoctrine, the
more meritorious tne xattn tnat accepts it.
Woiik on Blanchard's new bulldlnc at the
head of State atreet is progressing rapldly.
The laborera are nearly all St. Albans men and
experta ln tnelr trades. rour stores wlll occupy
the first floor and the hall wlll use up the next
tbree storles, Tne bnlldlng la nlnety leet
square and will be four storles bigh when
Fukd ScnuiNEit, a former Montpelier boy.
who cot lnto tronble at Llttleton, Mass.. some
time ago, being suspected of baving set several
aestructive iues. was laat weeK convictea oi
having set two fires and was Bentenced on Sat
urday to a term of twenty years ln the Masaa
cbusetts state prison. fle has a young wife
ana two smaii cnuaren.
Rev. J. D. Beeman recently secured thesnm
ot $3,000 ln two subscrlptlons from parties ln
Windsor to be addea to tue lund wbicu ls be
ing raised for tbe purpoae ot meetlng the in
debtednesa of tho inetitutlon, and of eatabllah-
lng BcbolarBhlps. Thus far Mr. Beeman haa
had pledged about $30,000, and the prospecta
are gooa oi securing a mna oi tou.uw.
Satdbday nicht at eleven o'clock a auartotte
of young gentlemen from this village took a
posltion on tne campus In Irout ot tne semln
ary boardiug-house and discoursed sweet
BtralnB of music to an apnreciatlve audlence in
the chamber windows of that building. Ap-
plauae waa frequent and their promise to
" wander back, yes, back again," waa received
wlth great satlslactlon.
ATthe Bollcitation of some of his friends
C. W. Porter, Esq., was tendered a serenade
by the band last Wednesday evenlng, In honor
ol uls nomlnatlon lor tue olllce o: secretary ol
state. In a pleasing and modest manner Mr.
Porter thanked the band and citizens for the
evldence of their approval of the action of the
conventlon, and expresaed hls hope and beliet
tbat Vermont will poll a large republlcan vote
at tue septemDor eiecuon,
The $50,000 lssuo of village ot Montpelier
water bonds was awarded to the Worcester
North Savings Instltution of Fitchburg, Mass..
at S103.03 Der hundred dollara. or at a rate of
interest to tne purcnaaer oi a mtie Detter tnan
three and three-fourtha per cent per annum for
five yeara. Thia ls rather flatterlng to the credlt
of the village, especlally when it la remembered
that St. JohnBbury has been trying for montha
to dlapose of a four per cent loan and cannot
una a puicuaaer.
An attractive catalogue of the Washington
(jonnty urammar bcnooi ana montpelier union
&cnool nas just been lssnea irom thls ouice un
der the suDervlsion of Principal B. F. Brown,
It lncludes a 11st of the ofllcers, teachera and
students, the couraea ot study, and other ln
formatlon ot interest. There are nlne teachers
and the number of puplls in attendance la four
hundred and twelve. The echool la in a very
proaperous conaition, uua tue committee are so
well pleased with Principal Brown that he haa
been elected for anotnor year at an increaaea
Balary. A catalogue ot the llbrary ls now in
List ot letters uncalled for at Montpelier,
Vt, post-ofllce Juno 21, 1884. Ladlea Miaa
Etta Brooka, Mary II. Carpenter, Miss Mary
J' uowning, Mlis josey is. uuaiey, Mrs.
Dlana Klmball, Edlth L. Kent, Mrs. Essle
Mltchell, Mrs. William II. Stowell. Nora
Warner. Gentleman J. P. Adams (2), W.
Foster. Lvman Farrar (2). L. C. Freeman. C.
A. Ltater, ueorge Kims, J. w. reters, wuaer
Bowles, A. Sanderson, Nye h. Umltn, btewart,
Sklff. P. G. Wrlcht. Lnclen White. W. E.
Valn. Partiea npplying for any of the above
must say "aavertisea ana give tne aate,
UKOitoii w. wiNO,,Acting I'osimaater,
Tiie performancea ot " Only a Farmer's
Daughter" and " Only a Woman's Heart," on
Frlday and Saturday evenlnga, were thinly at
tended. un tue urst evening about one uun
dred people were present. Tue parts wore
well austalned and the audlence seemed pleased,
The audlence Saturday evenlng waa even
smaller. but the nlay cave more satUfaction.
and the actors themselves outdtd thelr eftorta
of the prevlous evenlng. The lateness of tho
aeaBon and tbe near approach ot the clrcua and
the Fourth ot July celebratlon may account
for the amall audlences. Good miiBlo was fur
nished Frlday evenlng by Gllson & Cushman's
Wu were recently presented wlth an oxcel-
lent productlon from the pen ot Charlea T.
Crandall of Ilorlln. a former clerk In the Mont
pelier post-ofllce. It ls a drawlng ln lnk repre-
eentlng nenjamin r. uutier in ine act oi re
movlnL' a mask whlch ls a perfect Ilkeneas ot
the tace of IIon. Samuel J, Tllden. " Ben " ia
reuresentod as standlnz on a Btructuro letterod
" Domocratlc Platform," and from the rear
pocket of hla swallow-talled coat projects the
bustof tho"rag baby," wlth ilattened face,
fiug nose and crots-oyed. These woids appear
u connectlon wlth tho Bketch, " About time to
unmask." The drawlng waa made about the
time ot tbe appearance of Mr, Tllden's lotter
The Vermont State Kclectlo Modlcal Soclety
met at the Stato House In thls placo Juno 16th
and waa called to order bv tho presldent. II. J.
Potter, at ten o'clock a. m. The mlnutes of the
last meetlng wero read and approvod. Olllcora
were elected for the ensuing year as follows;
Presldont, Dr. II, J, Pottor ot Bennington; vlco
prosldents, Dra. A. D, Ayer, G. C Washburne
ana 1. 1.. ixmard; secretary ana ireasuer, ut.
George II. Gray of East Calais; llbrarlan, Dr. J.
M. Tomploton; ccnsora, Drs. J. M. Templeton,
u. u. vasnuurno ana r. l. rempioton. ueso
lnttons on the death of Dr. W. S. Johnson of
Milton and Dr. L. II. Grover of Ilvde l'ark were
pagsed. The aoclety continued ln sesalon two
Tiik summer torm of the Montpelier Unlon
and Washington County Grammar Schoola
cloaes to-morrow. Thero wlll bo no publlc ex
aminatlona, but only theregular montlily wrlt-
ten examination, einco. unaor uie present bvb-
tem, it la upon theso tosts and tho average
atanding for tho year that the promotlons are
based. Tho soventy-first anniveraary of the
Grammar School wlll be held at Capltal Ilall,
Frldav evenlng. June 27th, at elght o'clock.
Tho followlng Ts tho programme of tho exer
Song, "The Watcbon the Ithtne" School
TlAno dnett, "Qul Vlve" CharM Weti.
Allr 11. Taft. Maud K. WhltnpT.
KeclUtlon " IIow he mvecl 8f. Mlchael't."
" Un Onartler Tranaallle."
widow who hfts npartments to
let Ilattlel). Trombleo.
Endoxle Clmnatre, her dauRhter Kra F. Urewer.
Madame de rKntrechat, a tlanclng teachpr,
R.aie . wiuer.
AnantaRle. a mald Charlotte IlotR.
Mllle. Uoreml, a slnglng teacher Mary L. Freeman.
M. Vacarme, a peraon who li heard bat not )n.
Ainie. ae 1'Aquareue, an Anist j,ora fj. uoagaon.
MUle de Mont rarnaMe, a poetess Mary 0, Oranam.
rianoSolo,"Uagall." Grand ValaeBrllllante..rvKKi.
Nellle F. Hyde.
Essay " I'rogresa ot Sclence."
Mary l.. t recman.
Mn. W. A. llrlsitii.
Recltatlon " Des Bangen Fluci."
Allnnie L. lllezin".
Eaiiay " Frenh Footprlnta," Valedlctory,
riano Bolo, " Chant l)u oiTouaoi" Ketlertr,
llah.1 E. Mead.
Address by Matthew II, Iluckham, D. D.,
I'resldent of the Unlvenlty of Vermont,
Ballad, " One, Two, Three " Berger,
irs. w . a. lingRs.
Presentatlon of Dlplomas.
The programme la an attractlve one and much
care nas been ueed ln lta preparatlon. llio ad
dress by Prestdent Bnckham will be a new and
Intereatlng leaturo. Miss Allce It. Tait wlll
recelve a diploma in the regular course and
Mlas Mary L. Freeman in the post-graduate
course. Tho fall term of the school will begin
Monday, September 8th, after a vacatlon ot ten
IIon. and Mna. E. IIenry Powell spent
Sunday wlth relatlves ln thia place. . . .Edward
L. Smlth and Charles 0. Scovill are liome from
Yale college for tbe snmmer vacatlon. . . .Miss
Carrie Cross haa returned bome from Bradford
academy George B. Shepard returned home
irom liarvara uonwe, witn irienas, on aionaay
evening Mra. IL I. Cushman and children
have arrlved In town upon their annual sum
mer visit to Mrs. Cushman's parente, Mr. and
Urs. M. D. Gilman I'roiessor ana rdrs. tu.
A. Bishop are rejolclng over the recent acqulsl
tlon to thelr famlly of an lnfant daughter
B. F. Spaldlng ot Fargo, D. T., a former law
student of thls village, was in town laat week.
.Mr. ana ttlrs. J. U. wnery leave on ruea-
day, July 8, for a trip to St. Paul and Min
neapolla. . . .S. W. Page received the degree ot
M. D. at the thlrty-firat annual commencement
of the medlcal echool at Burlington, Monday
evenlne. U. woolson ana illss llelen
spent Sunday last with relatlves ln Llttleton,
N. II. .. .IIon. and Mrs. T. P. Redfield returned
Monday evening from their European tour.
Lewis College Commencement.
Last woek the semi-centennial commence
ment of thls instltution occurred, and was the
best for aeveral years, if not Blnce its location
in Northfield. The baccalaureate sormon waa
preached Sunday afternoon, at the Universal
lst church, by Rev. Walter Dole of the class ot
ibtu, ana was an lnteresting aiscourse. iues
day evenlng an exhibitlon by a numbor of the
sophomore and junlor claeses took place at
uoncert naii. mere were orauonB oy rrea i.
Egerton and E. II. Prince, and declamations by
C. II. Nlcbols and R. W. Stewart, all of the
sophomore class, and an oratlon by F. R. Bel-
knap ol tne junlor class. ine aeciamationa
were well dellvered and the oratlona nnuaually
good. Wednesday was taken up wlth alumnl,
eoclety and trustees' meetlngs. In tbe evenlng
the alumnl held their annual banquet at Iian
dall's hotel and an address was dellvered by
M&jor-general Granville M. Dodge of New
York, and a poem by Rev. Homer White ot
West uanaoipn. inursaay lorenoon tnegraa-
uating exercisea were held at Concert hall.
The salutatory waa given by Cadet Captaln
Thomaa II. Nickerson ot Calais, Me. ; oratlona
by Cadet Lieutenant Ned L. Sheldon of Gays
ville ana utaet sergeant rea s. raraer oi
Putney, and the valedlctory by Cadet Lieu
tenant Calvert K. Mellen of Durbam, N. II.
The oratlons were evidently the resnlt of thor
ough Instructlon, and reflected much credlt on
the instructors and graduatlng class. The de-
grees were conterrea by tue vico-presiaent,
Colonel F. V. Randall, the first named recelv
lng that of Minlng Englneer and tbe others
Bachelor of Sclence. An addreas waa then de
livered by Colonel George N. Carpenter of Boa
ton, and the followlng honorary degreea con
ferred: Doctorof Philosophy, F. W. Grubeof
Lincoln, Neb.; Master of Arta, Rev. I. P,
Booth of Northfield, Colonel M. V. B. Edgerly
of Manchester, N. II. ; Doctor of Dlvinity, Rev.
D. S. Potter ot Mount Sterllng, Ky., Rev. Rob
ertCourtof Lowell, Mass.; Bachelor of Laws,
Colonel C. B. Stoughton, Dr. George Thomp
aon and Wetmore Stevena of New York; Maa
ter of Sclence (in course), Robert M. Stevena.
At noon tne annual ainnera ol tne ineta uui
and Alpha Slgma Pi societles were held at
Iiandall's hotel and Ilowes' hall reapectlvely.
At half-past three the followlng mllltary drllla
were held on the parade gronnd: Infantry,
Cadet Captaln Nickerson commanding; bayo
net and aabre, Cadet Lieutenant Mellen com
manding: artlllery, Cadet Lieutenant Sheldon
commanding, SergeanU Belknap and Sheldon,
gunnera. The large number of people ln at
tendance were much pleased wlth theBO exer
clsea and the cadets appeared to good advan
taffB. In the evenlncr a irrand concert waa
I. given at Uoncert nau by tne orcnestra oi uar-
tor's band ot Boaton. whlch was followed by
the cadets' bop at Armory hall. About twenty
new Btudents entered the past year, and about
twenty-uve more are aireaay securea lor tne
coming year. A movement ls on foot among
the citizens ot Northfield and the graduates,
wlth other friends, to place the Instltution on a
Btronger financlal basls. Dr. Porter ot North
field, Colonel Carpenter of Boston and W. P.
Clement, Esq,, of New York were elected trus
tees ln the places of F. U. Canfield of Burling
ton, IIon, W. G. Veazey ot Rutland and the
late Judge Carpenter of Northfield. Applica-
tion wlll probably be made to tne leglslature
thia fall to change the namo back to Norwich
Unlversity, as that seems to be the unanimous
wlsh of the friends ot the school. The Instl
tution has a good record and we hope that lt la
enterlng a new era of prosperlty.
Tiif. commencement exerclsea of Middlebury
Collogo will bogiu next Sunday, Jtiua 29, wlth
tho baccalaureate dlscourse by Presldeut Ham
lln. The nddiess beforo tho Young Men's
Christlau Afsociatlon will be delivered by Rev.
J. E. Rankin, D.l).,of Washington, 1). C, on
Tuesday. E. B. Shormmi, Esq,, wlll dollver tho
address beforo tho assoclated alumnl. Tuesday
evening tho followlng freshmeu will compete
lor tuo rarlter prues lor speaxiug: .Messrs.
Clark, Howe, Zello acd Wlnchcster, aud tho
followlng sophomoros wlll contest for tho Mer
rill prtzea: Jlcssrs. U.iiloy, Dana, Ellswurth,
Rots nnd Varuoy, Wtdnesday nlght tho com
meaccmtut concert wlll be glvcn by the fol
lowlng talont: MIbs Ella Earlo of New York
clty, sololst, aud tho lllalsdcll orchestra ot
Concord, N. II,, and tho Kuggles Strect church
quartctto of Bostou. Tho concort wlll bo fol
lowed by tho prcsldeut's rccoption nnd tho
The oxcrclses of tho irraduatlug class of St.
Johnsbury academy toolc placo tlio lUth. Th o
vaieuictory was spoitcn uy ucnry u. uu oi
Charlotte. An nddresa waa niailo to tho class
by Judgo Jonathan Uoss, aml tho dlplomas
wero presoiited by Slr Thaddeus Falibauks,
who Is in hls clghty-clguth year.
In Now York S. Wahlo Slbloy, partner of the
fitm of L llrcmcr & Co., dry gooda commlsalou
merchants, couimitted sulcldo in hla prlvite
olllco by cuttlng liU throat with a razor. Slbloy
waa boru lu Beuulugtou, lle lcavcs a wldow,
FnosT. Dled, In Worcoster, Vt., Juno 9th,
Ida J., wlfo of Alvin Frost, and daughter ot
Mr. and Mrs. Ebenezer Kollogg, aged twenty
elght years. Mra. Frost waa a young ltidy
whose energetic and uaeful llfo waa boautlfled
by the Chrlatian gracea. Sho was n member
of the Congregational church in Worcester,
while her husband was a member of the Meth
odist church; and It waa with the most perfect
agreemont that they snstalned these dlfferent
church relatlona. They were very punctual ln
thelr attendance at ono or the other ot theso
churchea; and Mrs. Frost had bo endeared lior.
BOlf to both rellglous aocletlea that aho will be
mlssod from the ono nearly as much as the
other, as also In tho nelghborhood where Bho
llved, and by her many friends ln the commu
ntty. But moet of all wlll her cheerlng. lovlne
preseuce and swoet muslc be mlssed from the
home, where sho left a dear companlon and
two lovely children, and by her parents, on
whose hearta thia aorrow of a second borotvo
ment of a beloved daughter wlthin ono year falls
heavlly. But her companlon and parenta, and
many friends are comforted ln tho atrone con-
solatlonB ot the Chrlstlan's llfe, whlch hope on-
abiea tne aecoasea to resign au ner oartniy
treasures to the care of the heavenlv Father:
to feel that she had more than earthly support
and comfort, aa sho drew near the cloae of llfe,
and to depart in the bright expectation of a
glorioua lmmortanty. c.
Matthew Simpson, D.D., LL.D,, senlor
bishop of the Metbodlat Eplscopal Church, dled
Wednesday, June 18, at hls home in Pbiladel-
Shla, after an lllnosa of several montba.
Isliop Slmpaon was born ln Cadiz, Ohlo, Juno
21, 1811. Atter recelving an academlc educa
tlon he entered Madlson college. and five years
later, in ia-w, no waa receivea lnto tue i'ltts
bure conference. acceDtlne a posltion in Mo-
noneahola Clty, where he remained untll 1837.
In 1837 he waa elected vice-prealdent and pro
fessor of natural sclence in Alleghany college;
ln 1839 he waa made presldont of Indlana
Asbury Unlversity, where he remained untll
1848, whenhe was elected editor ot the Western
Chritttan Advocate. In 1852 he was chosen to
the ofllce of bishop. ln dlacharglng hla dutles
he vlalted and held conferences in all thestates
and in most of the territorlea. He waa sent by
the gcneral conference aa delegate to the lrlan
and Brltlsh conference ln 1857, and was alao
a de'.egate to the Evangellc.il Alllance In Berlin
the samo year, from whlch place he traveled
through Turkey, the tloly Land, Egyptand
Greece, returning in 1858. In 1859 bo changed
hls residence from Pittsburg to Evanston,
where he accented the posltion of nresldent of
the Garrett Biblical Instltute. Durlng the civll
war he delivered a number of addresses ln
behalf of the Unlon, and was urged by the
secretary of war to undertake the organlzatlon
of the freedmen at tho establishment ot the
bureau. Later on he waa Invited by Presldont
Urant to go as a commlssloner to ban uoralngo,
Vm f Ktti nt thaiia fffara nrapo A nrilln tkA Tn 1 Q7H
at the death of Bishop Kingsley, be vlBited
Europe to complete tbe work whlch bad been
asslgned to him on the contlnont, and alao ns a
delegate to the Engllsh conference. In 1874 he
vislted Mexlco, and in 1875 went again to
Europe to hold the conference of Germany and
Switzerland, and also to meet the mUstonariea
in dlfferent parts of the continent. Of hls
extraordinary eloquence as a pnlpit orator the
Springfield Jiepubllcan says : " Ilis f ame arose
from his extraordinary eloquence. whlch for a
quarter of a century has made hlm one of the
halt-dozen principal orator s ot the country.
Hls fame grew natlonal in the timeof war, and
bis sperches were insplring of devotlon and
pacritke for the Union. I'resldent Lincoln
hlghly esteemed hls servlces and regarded hlm
wlth profound trust and affection. Bishop
Slmpaon hlt the aecret of his power in publlc
apeaklng when he told an enqulrer: 1 At school
the one thlng I could not do was to speak. It
cost me unspeakable effort to bilng mvaelf to
attempt lt, and I waa invariably mortified by
myfailures. At length, having felt called to
the minlstry, I sought to forget myself as far
aa poF8ible, and, banlshing all thoughts of
oratory, to glve myself absolutely up to the task
ot saylng things so that people could readlly
underatand them.' Hla oratory was nature
ltaelf a true, sweet, thorough and eiirnest
naturo, lntent on nothlng but to carrythetruth
he was filled with to the heaits of hls hearcrs
in the most direct and simplo way. His
languago was cholce and idlomatic, Saxon
words ln predominance, bnt not pedantically
Saxon; hls, manner almost as qnlet as that of
Wendell Phillips; hla voice slngnlarly gentle,
yet penetratlng, and bis very piesence exnaling
a pecuiiar cuarm ol attraction.
East Montpelier. A. D. Arms has been
jengaged by tbe ATcit England Ilomestead as
local correspondent from thls town The
mlsalon school at the Center, lnstead of taklng
up the regular quarterly revlew next Sunday,
will hold a concert in the interest of home mis
sions. The exerclsea wlll commence at two
o'clock, AU are Invited. . . .Miss I. G. Ormsbee
has gone to Barre to be present at the fifteenth
annual commencement of Goddard Semlnary.
Sho read an essay beforo tbe alumnl Tuesday
afternoon Ellen O. Feck is to read the
poem at the semi-centennial celebratlon of the
vermont Metbodist Semlnary July -d
Hlram Sparrow ls pushlng work on hls new
horse-barn. It is quitean additlon to hla stand
of buildinga C. C. Brooks has been puttlng
a basement under his barn and maklng some
other improvements H. D. Foster Is stlll on
the elck list. He has been one ot our most
stirring buslness men and ls very much mlssed
in the communlty Mrs. Almina Batchelder
is better and expects to go to the bome ot her
slster. Mra. Aneell, as soon aa she ia able to
rlde The mother of Mra. Auatln Foster ia
quiteill....Mra. Edward W. Ormabee received
word, Satnrday, that a brother from the West,
whom she had not Been since 18G2, was on hia
way to vlalt hls early home, and she has gone
to Warren to meet hlm Mr. and Mrs. El-
hanan W. Ormsbee were vlsltlng friends and
relatlves in Craftsbury last week Dr. J. S.
Dodge of Lincoln made hia friends here a (ly
Ing vlalt last Saturday.. , . .Itbamer Woodward
oi uaDot ia yisiting nia urotnerat tneuenter.
.... Mr. and Mra. Foster from Derby Line are
ln town Rev. Mr. Frost wlll preach at Mont
pelier Center Sunday afternoon at three o'clock.
East Calais. Marcus Walte ls bnlldlng a
barn. Quite a company turned out and gave
hlm a 11ft at the "raislnc" Saturday after
noon Lllla Georgo left on Monday for her
summer work at tho White Mountalns C.
A. Harrington, who has been for the past few
years in Michlgan, la stopplng awhile with his
father Louls Martln has moved back to
North Calais, where he haaboughtthe Uerman
Marsh houae Allen Goodell is in a very
critical condltlon, Ho haa had aeveral attacka
of paralysls, and, aa he is quite an old man, hls
recovery is doubtful Otls Slayton Ia having
quite a bard time with rheumatlam, belng
obligad to use a crutch and cane ln walklng.
.... Mra. E. D. Haskell ls falllng, under the lu
fluence ot tho warm weather. . . .Charley Russ
has so far improved irom hls injured liiub
that amputatlon Is not necessary. . . . IIenry
Chapln la atill conflned to his bsd wlth sciatfc
rheumatism....Sulllvau Gray Is maklng an
additlon to hls nouso by puttlng on an ell part
and woodshed....S. B. Fair ia maklng grand
improvements by enlarglng hls Btore and wid
ening tho atreet.... II. N. Peuce ia atopping
ln Boston at present, ...W.C. Peck set lifty
two turkeys' eggs and hatcucd fifty-one tur
keys. Wbo next ?
Wurrcii. Tbe quarterly meetlng of the
Wesleyan Methodist church was held at the
church on East 11111, Saturday aud Sunday. , , .
Dr. and Mrs. E. W. Slayton, wlth their young
est son. have been vlsltlng ln Morrisville. . .
Mra. William l'age ls lalimg. lt ia tnougut
Bhecanllve but a short time.... Mra. Warren
Town ot Ashland, Maas., who haa been Bpend
ing several weeks lu town, has returned homo.
. .. .There ls now a telenhone olllco on East 11111.
. ...Miss I'hllu Worcester has been spcndlng
tne naat wook in town,.,.air, anu Dira. w. li
Freeman ot Ashton, Iowa, are vlsltlng friends
on East Hill and ln this village. .. .Mrs. WU
liam Page ls falllng. It is thought she can llve
but a sbort tlmo....oir. aud Urs. W. II. II
Hall of Chelsea spent a portlon ot laat week In
thls village. , , .Mr. and Mrs. I.emuol Shaw ot
Walden have been vlsltlng friends on East
Hill.... Mr. and Mrs. IIenry Baesger and Dr,
Max Baesgor ot Cloveland, Ohlo, and Mrs.
Gllbert Tllaon ot Randolph are vlsltlng at
James McGlallln s and Byron Davls . ...Mrs
Androw hingsuury ana uer two sous are spena
Ing a few woeks wlth trlenda ln Northfield and
Vermont Stato Nows.
E.NOSIlUnai! I'ALLH hnunn (mlr-nenilflnt mll.
Tiik flrst Blalno and Lozan club In tho atatn
was formcd at St. Albans.
Windsor county dcmocrata wlll hold thelr
conventlon at Woodstock, August 1.
C. P. NASilof Brattleboro eets a natcnt for a
combincd cot bed, llfter and chalr.
BltATTLBltoito has aealn votcd nnt tn Vinnd
In favor of the Brattleboro & Bennington road.
Wilmam Bai.i.00 of East Putney wa
drowned while bathing in tho Connecticut rlver.
Several hundred namcs nrn enrnllml tinnn
thorolls oftho Rutland Blalno and Logan club.
Middlebury College closcs tho colloiriata
year free from dobt for tho flrst tlmo in many
Tiik Sunday-school conventlon of the Wood
stock asaoclation met nt North Springfield on
weuncsuay, juuo lo.
At Searsburg. Mrs. William Tudor sustalncd
a fracture of hernrmby her horso backlngover
a eteep embankmAit.
The annual meetlng of the Chittenden Countv
Sunday-school aasociation was held at Col
chester, Juuo 17 and 18.
Five nersons bctwcen tho aees of eiehteen
and thlrty-five yeara havo dled ln tho villago
of Castleton sluco Juno 1.
A livo Texan cow-bov Is creatinc a scnsa-
tlon in Brattleboro, dresscd in frontler cos
tume, with Mexican mustang and trappings.
In Windsor countv court. at Woodstock.,
Stephen C. Wyman, convictcd of murder in
the second degree, was scutenced to be con
flned in the state prison for llfe.
Tiie three davB r.iclnir of tho Bennington
trottlng association was had last week. Forty
horsea, aorae ot whlch are well known, were
entered for thoS3,000 premluma.
Two men were badly hurt bv the exolosion
of a blast at Mallet'a bay last week Tuesday.
Ono ot them, Andrew Llberty, will lose the
sight ot one cye and posslbly of both eyts.
The new rinlc bullt by the Rutland blcvelo
club will cost, wheu completed, between $12,
000 and $13,000. It is expected to be finiahed
and opened with a bicycle tournameut July 4.
IIarley J. IIuntOon, a Bellows Falls gun-
smith, loat his right eyo while target shootlng
witn a teiescopic nue. ine gun recoueu,
striklng liis spectacles and grinuing the glass
lnto the eye.
Tiie Vermont Biblo Soclety haB completed
its canvass of St. Johnabury. One hundred
and thirty-fivo familiea were found without a
uibie. ine coat oi mo tnorougu canvass irom
house to liouso waa about $200.
Edwin Andrews of Essex Junction was
;hrown from hls wagon the other day, while
diivlng homo from the mllk factory, his horsea
taklng fright at a parasol. His shoulders, one
leg aud three rlba wero broken.
Tiik estato of the lato 0. C. Bowen of Pitts
ford la valued at $100,000. He gave $15,000
for tho establishment of an academy ln Pitts
ford, provided an equal sum is raised for the
samo purposo wlthin tho next three years.
The body of Winnie Ballou, drowued at
East Putney a week ago, was discovered Frlday
nlght by A. G. Carleton, conductor on the
West liiver road, just below Dummerston.
Hia body was sent to Wilmington for burial.
Mr. Carleton will recelve the S25 reward.
Charles Eastman of Newport, a brakeman
on the Sauth-eaBtern railroad, undertook to
turn a somersault bn the top of a car while tho
traln was coming from Mansonville to North
Troy, and fell to tho ground, stiiklng on his
head. Injurlng him so soverely that it is feared
he will uot recover.
Hon. L. IIoward Kellogo of Benson dled
Juuo 19th of conaumption, aged fifty-one years.
He has held during hls lifo nearly overy offlco
wlthin the gift of the town, and had been state
senator for one term. He had been elected
town clerk twcnty-eight times, and held that
oflico at the time of his death.
Fire deatroyed tho farm house and aU out
buildinga of Etigcue Haxley at West Brattle
boro, Tuesday nlght of last week, with eleven
cows and several horses and a large quantity
of hay and meal. Loss on stock, S1.000; on
house, barn and outbulldlngs, $3,000. Insured
for $1,500 lu the Vermont Mutual.
The stewards of the Burlington district of
the Troy Methodist conference have decided
that cach soclety iu tho district shall hold
jubllee servlces over tho return ot the district
from the Vermont to the Troy conforence. The
proceeds of the jubllee will bo applied toward
tuo douton tne uistrict parsonages.
Tiie house of Mlchael Colllns in Rutland was
struck by lightnlng, tho 19th. It entered by
the chluiney, and leavine that iu tho upper
story of tho liouso. passed through tho floor
lnto the kltchen. Mrs. Colllns waa struck by
the llquid fire and very badly burned about
the feet and legs, her snoes belng nearly torn
from her tect.
Tiie Vermont choir festival will be held at
Woodstock, in St. James church, on Thursday,
September 18. Mr. S. B. Whitney will con
duct, as usual. St. James' parish will enter-
tiln all clergy anu memoers oi cnoirs, ana tno
railroads will givo tho courtesy of fare ono
way. The first rehearsal will doubtless occur
Wednesday evening, tho 17th.
Thk Uniou temperanco camp-mcetlng assc-
ciatlou uoiu tneir sixiti annuai meeung at
Morrisville. August 19-21, wlth these speakera:
Mrs. Livermore, Neal Dow, Rev. II. W. Bolton
of Bostou, Secretary Dudley of the Massachu
setts Law and Order League, Rev, Dr. D. Hills
of Boston, Frank Plumloy of Northfield and
Rev. II. F. Austin of Vergennes.
Geohoe W. Richardson of Landgrove com-
mitted sulclde Tuesday nlght of last weok by
baneing. He left the house after the famlly
had gone to bed, took tho clothes line down,
went to a shed, fastencd tho line around a glrt
about slx feet from the floor aud hung hlm
self. He had been a cripple for many years
from feversore, onelimb being entirely useless.
A hlaine and Logan club was formed at
Brattleboro Saturday nlght, with these olllcers:
Presldeut, J. Ftey; treaaurer, E. C. Crosby;
secretarv, H. B. Chamberlain; exocutlve com
mittee. u. u. lioitou, ti, ai. lyier, ai. dioq-
dard, George W. Hooker. The attendance was
largo anu tno meeung eiunusiasiic. r.uwaru
I'utnam. a macliinist slxty-five years old,
dropped dead during the exercises.
Tiik Addison countv democratic conventlon
nominated the followlng: For senatora, G. F.
0. Klmball of Vergennes, M. E. Spraguo of
Woybridgo; slde juilges, J. il. ryicr oi starKs-
boro, E. D. Griswold of Orwell; sUito s at
toruov, John C. Stapletou of Middlebury;
Bhertff. J. J. Ridley of Uristol; hlgh balllff, J.
E. Parker ot wultlug; juaros oi prouate, w.
W. Ward of Waltham, U. L. Sheldon ot Mid
At Brattleboro, Mert Curran, fircman on tho
narrow gauge road, and Sadle llium had a
narrow oocjpe froru death by belng struck by
an englne. Tlio girl r.m on tno tracx near tne
eugiiie house, just in frout ot a moving onglne,
wblch sho dld uot seo. Curruu called out to
her, and she Btopped and looked around, but
evidcutly did not rcallzo her danger. He then
rau nnd caught her from tho track just as tho
traln passed by, btriklng hlm in the sldo and
throwlug them both down. Thoy wero uuhurt.
Mit. Joiin Bacon, au old rcsldeut of St.
Johnsbury, whoc-e death occurred recently, was
born In liath, N. II., ln Novomber, 1802. and
from 1829 to 1839 was a tradcr and hotel
kecpcr lu Passumpsle Vlllago, Ho then ro
moved to St. Juhnsbury, whero ho waa In
buslness uearly forty years, havlug a wido ac
qualutauco wlth buslness men lu Boston. Ho
was po.stmaster of that vlllago Bomo twenty.
fivo yeara, was a uiembor of tho leglslature In
1813-1. aud was a dlroctor lu tho l'asnumpsio
b.iuk from Its organlzatlon untll it closcd up,
boing also a dlrector lu tho Flrst Natlonal bank
from its fBtablishmont untll 1874. Ho was
wldoly kuowu and rospectod.
Tiiomas Powfjw, nged nlne yeara, while at
temptlug to stcal a rido on a frelght traln last
weolJ Tuesday afternoon ln North Walpolo, N.
II,, was run over by the cars and fatally
PAiNis'a Furnlture Manufnctory and eales
rooms near tho Malue dopot, Boston, haa the
largest and most extonsive stock ot nlce parlor
and chamber eets to be found. It you cannot
soe them, seud for an lllustrated prlce list.,