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VERMONT WATCIIMAN & STATE JOURNAL, WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 1889.
5 fnoNTimmn fbom rirtAT paoii. MIm Kiizabi'tii Bohti who haa been n rnoai hclpfiil and wortliy cnmpanlon through hII the MMlleDOM Vfblofa tha years have bronght, and who stiii aurrlrea, in oom fortable health. though eomewbat t.h senlor of her husband. Three tnost wortliy daughtera remain as tbt fruit of thu tnarriage Mra. T. II. RolMtl of Ksscx Tunotton. and Mra. K. A. Rolean and Miss Carrle of Montpelier, As a husband and fatlier Mr. Alaln was exoeptionally tender aiul afTcctionate. Aiul thus, atter faithful aervloe in reoording tha passing eventa of more thu sixty years for the henafii of tbe publlo, his last " take " is litiishecl, htl eopy " booked," his " case " abandoned, and hia " form roade np." ivacn to his memorrl Appropriate funeral servlces were held on Frida.v, Conducteil by Kev. .1. Kdvrard Wright, and nttonded, hesidc a large rireln of relatives, by his fellow-oraftsmen, In- t'luillng the ladlea, frorrj tiio mtwhI omcee in this town and Harre. Hicr. St. Pm papers received oontain leellng trlbutea to the msmory of Hon. Ed mund Rloe, who dled near that oity Juljf 11. Mr. Klce hiid a typical Atnerlcau career, Twn brothera -Wlllard and Bdmnnd itice catne to Waltafleld froin charleston, N. H., about the year 1810c Bdmnnd marrled Elli-n lurkce of Waitsfield, a daughter of Andrew and Kachcl Spaulding Durkee, A.ndrew DnrkM belng one of the boya MVed froin raptivity hy Mrs. Hettdae at the bnrntng of Royalton. Mr. Rloe dled in 1829, leaving a widow and t ti rhihlren seven boys and three girls. He was i tiTr- eated in miniug in Wnitefleld at the time of hia death, and nia propertj was nllloetln thli tnyeettnent. 1 he mother kept het fam- ily hy her own effnrts. She toilcd early and late with hcr nrt-dlr, nolilv llhtiiiK hcr lifn battlaSj Ititch hy ItltOOi nntil all DOf sevnn hoys wt'rc safidy in Itusiucss in th wcstcrn oountry aiul able to take car! of hcr. Bbe w;(m alwATI thcir tirst thonyht. and the firHt wirk of Bdtnund and Senrywaj to pvovide a home in Kalama.oo, Mii'h., for thcir mother, whtoh ihe llved toenjov but a ihort time. Qeorge l. Rloe, the ofdeat of the brothen, wcnt frotn the ihoebenob in Waltafleld to the bar in Kalaninzoo ,md left a reoord u a MiooeMful lawyer in good etandlog. The Hon. S, M. Rloe in ntill llvtngin st. Panl, Minn. Bamuel Auatln Rice dled in New York oltj at the oloee of the Mextoan war, in wblofa he lerved. LaKaycttc, and Orrin dled iarly in the Wct. Mrs. Ellen Rloe Bollinahead, the only Histcr Uvlng, resldea in st. Panl. The other two dled ln Waltafleld. Thefuneral of Bdmnnd Rlceof Waltafleld waa the lirst in that town cvcr oonduoted by the Maaona. Membera of the ordcr from Montpelier wcrc In attendanoe. He waa ao energetlo, widc-awake tnaii. bnt did not llve to scc Waltafleld nrow in mlneral wealth. Itis said he owncd the flral slnrc that Waa cvcr in uae in Waltafleld. II is gon, wboae deatfa al St. Paul ve have noted, waa born at Waltafleld in 1818, and recelved ancb acant educatloo as the poverty of his famtly ad- mltted, He went to Kalaniazoo in 1888, rcad law and held scvcral otliceg oon neoted with the local and state conrts. He aerved in the Mexlcan war, and in 1849 moved to St. Panl, and waa one of tbe ploneers of the eity and the state of wbieh lt is the capttal. In the prtotioe of his pro- fes.sion, as railway preaident, as a membet of the state lepislatnre in hoth hranches. as mayoT of st. Panl, his abillty was exhiblted and tbe hlgh esteein in whic'li he was held demonatrated, His greal peraonal popn- larity was ahown in 1880, whenhe was nom inated to congreaa in the fonrth diatriot, and thongb the distriet nas repuhlloan hy a laruc tnajority, and lie a democrat. he was eleoted by a plurallty of 8.000 votes. In ihss, however, he was burled beneath a majority of ln.nno votea. He felt the blow sevcrely. So complete a reversal of politi- cal fortune was to hlm Inexpllcable. He was a man of greal lieart and aympathetio natnre. Cloains an eloqnent eulogy, the Ponei r Preu of St. I'anl says: " He will he gratefuUy remembered hy hnndreda of i r and obaoure men, the hardahlp of wnoae lot, he haa helpcd to mltlgate, and thelr teara are the beat tribute to bia memory." Ing. : .1. ('. (Iraven antl wife have gonn v rainy. niany pie. es belng From Our Town Correspondents. Washington Couiity. IUrhf.. The Green Mouptain Trotting Pari Aaaoolation holda Ita Bec 1 meeting Auguat and io. The (ollowing puraea hare been bung ont! Por four-year-olds, .".: for the three-ininntc class, 9125j for tlic two-forty ela.ss, Sl.K); for the three-ten ela.ss, $100; for the two-tiftv class, $180: for the open race, ?L'H0 Snfiu in ai. gn. triea oloae Auguat 3 al nine p. k, All nom luationa muat he made to John Trow, Eaq., of liarre. Th(! live-vear-old hlack gelding, "Bocket," owncd by N. 1). Phelpa f Barre, laal week trotted the Barre traok, Whicb is sixty-live fcet over a mile, in L:42; last half in 1 : -jn. The track was certainly from livo to seven s ,nds slow. This fei- low, wcii bandled, is a snre oandidate for tWO-thlrty bottora this fall. .latnes M. Howland fell from the caves of his barn, last week, and was severelv lnjured. He la.OUt tiow, and at work. Calais. Mr. and Mrs. Van Ncss Stianld- inu. who (ormerly kepl botel at White Kiver .Inni tion. llarton and -Newport, are stoppini" at Charles V. Kent's. Mrs. C. G. Hiii haa been eonflned to her bouae for the last three years, and on her last liirtbday a oompany of frlenda made her a pleaaanl oall and ieti roany glfta and re membrancea. : The obnroh at West Calais waa cntered last week hv bttTglara. The partiei gained an entrance throngh a window, but secured nothinp of valne. Karmers bavenearly Aniahed baying and report an unuaually larg orop, wbioh haa been generally sectiied in primc ordcr, aiinounn inc leaBon uaa oeen t lata are ruatlng badly nearly ruined. DUXBOHT. Nlne of the fresh air chll dren an- entertalned in the farnlllea of North Duxbury and ylolnlty. A Sabbatb-aohool numberlng over flfty membem haa been ea tabllahed there and a library purobaaed. Preaiding Elder Truax held aervloea there last Sabbatli. ,1. . sturtevant, who has been apendlng aoma time with blaalater, Mra, A. A. Lewis, haa returned to his home InNewHaven, Ue goea into hia aohoolat Kssex Jnnotlon the flrat of Snptember. East Mom i ki.ikk M. liingbani Hamb lin, aged ncarly seventy-live. dled last Saturday nlghl and the funeral was at tended on Mouday. W. A. Kclley is reoovering from the mnnipa, and his siHter, Miss Ulla, is baving tbem. Dr. Angier of Hostou spent last week in town, the t,-ncst of h. 1). Hill. The DanieU Drotbera clalted relatirei in Woodbury last week. Mr. and Mrs. Partnenter from Laoonia, N. H., are vlaltlng in town. J, s. Wheelock is bullding a dry-bouae lor thepurnoae of atorlng and drylng Inmber. - Mrs. Qeorge Elmore haa been apend Ing aevera daya at the Center. bss Bella Heraer, who taught the sprinu term in the .lohn Morse distriet in CulaiN, ban engageil to teaob tbere again naxt term. 1 1 Mln Jiuthie Olougfa oelebrated her ninth birth- day by giviug a party to ber young friends. i C. H. Cross' bread-cart took itH formcr route thrOUgb the Center again last Kriday. and the gent lemanly salesman, who la becoming ciuite a favorite, .sayn we may look for him evcry tWO weeks 011 Kriday. PATarox, Haylng is progreaalng plowly, OWlng to rainy weather. Corn and othcr grain is lookiug well. I'otatoes in sotne lo- oalltlee show aigna of ruat. Orand Juror Bllllnga haa anooeeded in quleting tbe Neiii and Little dlaturbanoe wlthoul any damage to himsclf or cont to the pai- tles. The town is ont 81.50, Hella A. Tboinpson bangone to Highgate Hpringn, Mrs. Wilson and MiMM Alliiui Wluu oi uanoneater, N. 1 1 . ter, Mrs. Oeorcre Kaat MAHSHKiBM.Mrs. Prudenoe Tannar gava a party, last week, to a few of h. r fncnds, it being bcr Hevcnty-ninth hirthday. " Charles Allen aml wtfe left for home Monday, aftcr a stay in town of live weeks. , -lerry Curlton, formerly of this place, Uaa ooma Irom tbe Waat, with his wife, t., visit bia parenta, his fathcr being in very poor health. r Alice I'acker and Carrie visiting thcir sis- j . iviti .iii.i i.au ic 1 ackcr C.lark have OOmehoma from Massa- BbnaettM. Alllo Jtailny went ha k to his work in Maaaaobuaetta Monday uorn to Canada. where his chlldren are working. Charles Templeton aml ilanghters are stopping in town on his farm for a few weeks. Mnini.KSKx. The meeting to consider tnatters relating to Middlesex cetnetery will Da held in school dlstrh t, No. 4 Tuesday, August ti, ot one oYlock r. M. Moiiktown Klora (ioss, on bcr rctnrn (rom Northticdd. tnet with ipilte a scvcro aooldenl last week Tuesday. In going over a water-bar the whitlletrce heeatuc dc tachcd frotn the wagon, striklng the three-year-idd OOll on the hecls atnl causing it to run away. Miss (ioss was dragged over the daaher and the wagon paaaed over her, Infltotlng aerere InJnrlM, Mr. Ooaafonnd the coll the ncxt mornina b u k of the T. T. Bomervllle plaoe in the bnahea, The young man thoughi dtaoretlon the better partol valor, jlimped from the wagon and was 0Ol hnrt. Tblrty-Hoven fresh alr ohlb drcn oame into the valley Tueaday. Jnly .'t, thirtcen being distrihutcd in aticl near the village, while the reinaining twenty fotir went to Waitstield, Dnxhnrv aticl Fayston. A goodly numher went from thta plaoa to waterbury to the Oathollc pienlc July 20. B. .1. Avery has gone to North am pton , Mass., to work. - Tha hay crop is ncarly harvested thronghoiit the valley and the farmers pronoiitu e it a large one. Ont of thirty-seven tickets for the (irand Artny fair at Montpelier sold by S. I). Mouljon not one drew a prize. I'i.ainkiri.I). One of tbe pleasant evcnts of last week was the marriagc of Mabel A.. eldest daughter of l)r. aml Mrs. W. K. La zelle, to C. E. Woodward. .Ir., ff Uamlolph Tuesday evening, .tulv 28, The i eremony was perforined by Rev. Mr. Thayer, in the presenee of the home rirclc and a numher of invited guests. The prescnts wcre nu mcrons and valuahle, and the evening was muoh cnjoyed by all pn scnt On the fol lowing day the couplc started on their wed ding trip, earrying with them the best wlahea of many friends. . Eugene Hoyl is vcry sick, aml tnuch auxiety is felt oonoernlng him. A s the reanlt of the recent examlnatlon at Montpelier under the new Hebool law all the teaohera preaent from this towti hav, reoelved oOTtffloatea. Laal week Mrs. H. II. Dewey was called to Burlington to see ber brother, Pranrls FiNher, who is dangerously sick with hratO fcver. Clark Ilecd has got his new house ready to plaster and the ont side work is ncarly enmpleted. Owlng to the wet weather a numher of tarmcrs have not secured all their hay. Tbe (lood Templara will Inatall new oftloera next Kriday night. The inemorial serviee held in tbe Congregational chureh laal Bunday evening, under tbe auaploea of the Woman'a Ohrlatlan Temperance Unlon, w;i.s enjoyed by all preaent. East Roxbvbt. Mrs. Waltaoe Bmith and son of Concord, N. II., are apendlng scv cral weeks with hcr friends here. Mrs. I rwln Abbott aml obildren are atopping with her father, It. v. Blanohard, bssss Mrs. Henry Bakerialn qulte poor health, L. A. Eastman has sold one of his boraea ta a party in Harre for a good price. Sotne ot the fartuers have tinished their baying. Meaara, Sowe and Poor have settled oft aml Mr. I'oor is to leare about the lirst of Septemher. tsasssa W. O. I'ride has taken cdT sixty pounds of honey irom (WO swarms ot iiees tlns seasou. Watkkiii'ky. The commissioners on the ercction of the state asvluiu tnet in town on Tuesday, tbe J.'.il instant, and oonaulted with their arohltect, Mr. Rand.of the flrm of Rand & Taylor, Boaton. Buperintend enl Draper of the aaylnm at Brattleboro was aiso preaent. An examlnatlon of the meadow land baok of Mr. Warren's prcm ises was made with a vlew to flxing upon the exaot alte for tbe bnildinga. Mr. Deal has been engaged to stake ont I - proper boundaries on eacb of the two hluffg aml aacertain the belghl of eacfa from the rlver, that the commissioners may gct an acourate idea of tbe availability of the two spots. Mr. Deal has purrhased a valuahle lcveling Inatrnment, aml will do his ahare of the work at once. Tbe Voung People'i Society of Christian Endeavor Of tbe Metb odist Eplaoopal chureh will give a " C " party at the reaidenoe of Mr. Oonant this (Wedneaday) evening. There will beaaup per and exeroiaea of an entertaining cbarao- ter, and muaio will he furnishod by tbe or- cheatra. All are invited. An admiaalon of twcnty centa will he charged. - The plcnlc under the auanicea of the Catbolic aociety was prevented from being the auo ccss it mighl have been had the weather been more propltloua. The threatening aky of the early momlng donbtlcss deterreil many from going. and the heavy ahowera wbit.'h fol lowcd eacb ot ber in close auceession In the afternoon pul a atop to the flrat ball game, entirely prevented the aeoond game, prehlbited the ipeaking aml dampened the entbualaam and raiment of the erowil gener ally. The prooeaalon to the fair grounua was formed at the atatlon on tbe (nooming of the 10:20 traiu frotn Montpelier. Tbe Northfield, Gouldaville aml Waterbury bands look up l he line of inarch in the order named, the wbole preoeded bytbe military pieoe from Northfield. The baaeball game was won in seven innings by the Barrea, who made aeyen runa, wblle the Creacenta ot Montpelier only got one man over the home plate. Vian and Callaber of Han over were to act as hattery for tbe Barre., but ao aerioua objeotion was made by the Montpelier boya that they were not per mittetl to pla.v. In the r'unning contests only Burlington men secmcd to enter. The one-hundred aml twohundred-yard daahea were both easily taken by a slilll sprinter ivhogavehimsclf out asSinith of Keeseville, but who is rcportcd to be a resident of the Queen Oity, nevertheleaa, About fourteen bundred tickets were taken at the gates and as many within a bundred took dinner in the pavillon, ao the flnanolal succiws of the pionic is evident, M. o. Bvana did efnolent work as marahall of the day, assistcd by Matt. Carr. Mrs. and Krank Elllol have returned froma week's visit to Mrs. Elllot'i mother in North Troy. .lohn T. Parrarand A . It. Kelley of Lowell have enjoyed the boapital ity of o. K. Si'ott for a week past. Charles Keenc has purchascd two hav inarcs of Osc'ar May for uae in his livery busincss. While visiting the poor-farm, last week, Rev. Mr. Davcnport was quite 16 verely bltten in the right haml hv a dog OWned hy Mr. Downing of Illush Hill. The annual has been killed. Kred Cabl Well and John Deal are both home on briel vacations. The surveyors hav auy oeguu worK on act 11- the propcaed line f railroad to Stowe, and from that olacc hav. alrcady drivcii stakcs as far a.s the Center. Ed. Palmer writes from Tacouia, Washington tcrrltory, tliat the olimate and oountry fully meet his expeotatlona, aml thatheahall eatabliah his tuture home in the Weat. asssas Krank l.yford of Willi- mantlc, Oonn., made his numeroua friends a brief visit last week. Capt. Humpb- rey of Essex was in town Wednosday. Howard Olover of Hoston has been thetransient gm,.st of J. 0. Orlgga, z Arthur llaker of Bpringfleld is in town apendlng his vaoation with his tamily. erssa Mrs. Korrest aml her daughter, Mrs. Wlllard, left on Monday for CbloagO, Mrs. Porreal Will visit ber brother in Topcka, Kausas, before ber returii in the latc fall. Mrs. Merriain will remain with ber daughter, Mrs. Noyes, at Morriavllle, during the intcrval. z Mr. and Mrs. Ward have returned from the West, ae- companled by Maud Smltfa of Oounoll Bluffa. Miss Bmltb laatpreaenl with her aunt, Mrs. Wyman, aml expeota to niake an extended visit in this vlolnity, - Miss Kimhall is giving iusiriiction in Kren. h daily to a class of PUplla who meel with her in the scbool-bnihllng. South WOOOBttkT. Mtm. H. H. WclK of Harre is visiting her inother, Mrs. Luolnda Karnswortb. : Mrs. Tbeo. 1'. (iilman andtwoaoni and Miss Anna Qoeaaling ol Brooklyu, N, Y., are hourding at .1 W Town's, - Mrs. Theodore Stowe and son Krank of Harre visited in town last week. Wokokstkk. There is to he a lawn party at Mr. Keith's at two o'olook August lo', eweb bringlng thcir refresbinents with them. There will be an entertainnient in the hall in the evening. Admiaalon, ten eents. All are invited. Mr. Cuuimr'n little boy cnt off one of bis lingors on a Boythe last wnek.Will llatcb and fatnily aml LnoiUJ Ilailey have gone to Maine on a visit. Orango County. HnooKKiKi.t).- Profeaaor w. w. Oooke of Burlington latodellver a free leeture on ' The Short Conrae of the Agricultiiral Col leges," at I'nlon Hall, on Kriday evening, li. k. Paltner is to canvaaa the town this week in the intcrcHt of the Blble eause, sidling Itibles at OOBt to tbose wlsh- ing to pnrohaae aml aupplylng wlthoul coal any not able to pay. Mrs. A. E. Hardv is apendlng eotne weeka with ber father, A. n. .iiis. Among the arrivals of the paal week wcrc B. C. Wheatley and family of Merlden, Conn., boardera at William (5. Clark 's, Miss Susan Christian of Iltica, N. V.. guest of I). A. Morse, and Miss May Mr tntlre of Rutland at m Peok'a Miss tNirrie Krink is very low. Miss Una Buxton la to teacfa a term of aohool on the West Hill in Williamstown, commencing this week. - Karmers tnake slow prog rcss in Anlahing baying, on aecount of the rainy weather. Chki.sf.a. A reunlon ot the family of Brliatua Bngbee, held with him last Wednee- day, was in some ways a noteworthy one. Mr. Bugbea Is tbe father of eighteen chll dren, of whom fourteen are livingaml Werfl present on this oci'asion. as follows: Kree- man A., Wllton, N. H.j May K. (Tewka- bnry), Kranklin, N. II Millie C. (Oodfrey), Concord. N. II.; (leorge I.., N'ashna. N. H. ; Truman ti.. Bheboygan, Wla.j Bmma li. (Wyman), Wlnthrop, Mass.; Warren I. .. Hartford, Vt.: Henry I'., Bolon 1). and Walter H.. Concord. N. )., Herman J., Bradford, Vt.; .lenness O., Jendle O. and Albert I'., Ilving at home with their parenta, Moat of the olderaona aml daugh- ters are niarried. aml bronght their Wlvea and husbands with them. Kotirtcen graml- ohlldren were alao on the ground, aml the whole coinpany, consisting almost cntlndy of near rclativi'S, uiimhcred alxty-fotlt iii all. Messrs. Koley and Eks'trom, al leged bnrjlars, Were rcinoved to Windsor for sate keeplng last week. Thotnas (!. Dcarhorn has begun clerking for Town- senii iV Dlokinaon Lnoioa L. Clark'a widow has aeoured a penaton. Mrs. Dr. (ioss went to Washington at week to organlzea Woman'a RellefCorpa. The fall ternj of Chelsea Acadcmy will open ,,n Monday, Augual 28, with the old board ol teaohera, with the excaption of Miss Eiia N. Jonea, who realgna to acoept a poeltlon at Brookline, N. H. Her place lanotyel tillcd. fieorge Pfoaa. a nlne-year- old frcsh-air boy at II. I,. Itixby's. fell from a hwr.se, last Kriday . and broke an arm. Re isdoiugwell. The olber fresh-air children returned to New York on Tuesday. Niwbbby. Bamuel a. Eaatman, while going to the tield w ith a muwing-maehiiic, waa tbrown from the aeat aml run over, one wheel passing over his hcad, cuttlng two long gashes. The accident is a grcat mystery to hiiuself. He did not intetid to mow auy that moruing aml has no recollec tion of hitching the horses to the macliine aml starting for the tield. Kev. Mr. I.ove. stopping at Rireralde farm, lost a ohild. July 21, hy diphtheria. Rev. Mr. Tupper, a missionary. apoke at the Congregational chureh Sunday, July 21, giving an interesting aecount of his lahors among the mountafn whltea of Kentucky aml Tenneaaee, Over thlrty dollara was oon tributed tobuy aoheal of oarpenter'a toola for his Induatrial aohool for boya. Haying la very up-hill buaineaa, II ralnlng as often as every other day. There is doiiblc the hay to out nsual at this time. - A boy appeared and M rs. Cobh July '21 of Cambridge, Mass., arrived to apend the father. Itichard Doe. : Hoston is visiting at .f. Ii. Lawrie'a. .1. E. Weaener of Akron, Obio, proprtetor of Montebello Bprlnga, has arrived with bia family. East Obamob. Rev. Lewis Dexter of Berwick, Maine, preached here Sunday. .1. B. Hrooks of Byracuae, N. Y., was expeoted to give a talk for the beneflt of the Bunday achool in tbe afternoon, but was unableto he present. Miss Josie Eastman of Harre has returned bome on BCCOUnt of the illness of her sister. Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Crooke aml Mrs. E.c. Woodman of Hoston are visiting Mrs. E. C. Colby. W. -N. Jewell returned to his honie in Chel sea. Mass., Saturday, aftcr apendlng two weeks w ith his parenta. . There is to be a meeting of the hiiilding coininlttee of the chureh ncxt Saturday evening at the vcstry. : Haying is progrcssing slowly. Wkst Randolph. Rev. Smith Baker preached at the Congregational chureh Sunday. The fanncrs are flnlahing haying. The othcr oropa are in flne condi- tion. - May Tbompaon is visiting in Lcbannn, N. H. Edgar Salisbury aml Louis Atwood have returned from Greens boro pond. Nellie Joiner of the flerald offlce attanded the funeral of hcr aunt in Royalton one day last week. The ateeple of the Congregational chure h is undergofng repaira. There is a grand excuralon to Burlington aml Proviuenoe Island to-day. Tbe " concrete men ' are here again. They are to extend the ildewalk on Maln street t., the bridge, aml are now conorettng tbe walkaon Randolph avenue. charles Griawold aml wife of Gardner, Mass., have been in town. Gardner Brewer has returned to Hoston. Kev. Mr. Palmer preached at the Christian chureh Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. TtlaoU and son Will of Hoston are in town for the aummer. Unlon aerv loea were beld at the Christian oburoh Sun day. Kev. v. M. Hardy preacbing. Mrs. Abhle Philllpa, wifeof Krank A. Phil lijis, died July 28 of paralyaia. Mr. aml Mra. Story of Pbiladelpbia are at " Idleton Cottage." : Profeaaor A. L. Hardy aml wife of St, Johnabury are at Kev. v. m. Hardy'a. South Stbapfobd. Mr. and Mra. C. A. Jonea Of Manchester, N. II., are spc-nding a few daya at the Karrett house. - C. W. I'crkins and wife of UebaUOU, N. II, 1 1 1 - Sabbatli at this place. VBB8HIBB. The hav at tbe bouae of Mr. . Mrs. Darllng and family have aummer with hcr Mrs. Titus of apent roii is thouc'hi to he aboul an a c-ragc-, but the weather so far uaa oeen uniavorable loraeouring it. Pred Smith, who graduated at Hanover ln June, la atopping at home. Mrs. Bixby, mother c,i Dr.Mark Bixby, died July 17, agccl about alghty years. Her rcmains'were taken to East Corinth for burial. Kaspberries are abiindant and blackberrics promise to lx so. Tbere will be but few applea. Profeaaor A. L. Puller of Adelhert tlollege, Obio, is siencling the sumiuer vacation at his fatber's in this place. There have been no services at the Congregational chureh for two Sab batha. Kev. Mr. Thomaa, who has minis tered so faltbtully to this churc h for the- past nine years, is, we hear, abOUt to scck I hcr licld oi labor. Hlaremoval will he a ioss to the town aml ccimmiinity , as well as to the ohuroh whoaa pastor be has been. The pcmt-otticc lias again crossed tbe street, aml is now looated in the Itoreol F. D. Riohardson. ' Elder Marsh has re turned to Chicago. Tnrkeys are not tloing vcry well. Mr. Kitts had a line drove ncarly dcstroyecl by foxes recently. Tha populatlon of Vershire waa laoreaaetl by two laal week. Bona were bornto Mr. Darling aml Henry Hastow. Wii.i.iamstown. Itecont arrivals are Dcnnison Iviusuian and wife net Miss Lora Burnbam) now of Wlnteraet, lowai Mra, Amella H. Gravea and family of Washing ton, Kausas; Sheriiian Winchester, wile and ohild aml Lutlier Plinl of Manchester. N. II. Anna, daughter ol Mrs. Bophia I'ainc 1 u ti n aml graiiddaughter of the late Judge Elijah I'aine, visited the place last week. a n sidcnt now of Baltimore, Md., aha had ooma to Burlington for a temporar; stay, aml was moved to pay u visit to i be old home of hm gramlfat bc-r, in the wcstcrn part of our town, a faiuotis spot in the early annals of our place. A night at the Qulf house aml a momlng call at the home of tha latc Mr. Caivin Ainaworth, wbioh abe had ktiown in more VOUthful davs. com plctcd what coiild not lall to he a ileligbtful visit. In the iinwritteu bistory of our place one of the inost entertaining chapters miisi be that relating to evcnts 111 coiinci t iou w ith the home of .luclge J'aine. On the oreal of the iiiouiitain rauge hetweeu us and North tield, scvcral miles from our present village, it was there that our town-life began, tliougb hardly a slgn now remains to indlcatn tbo faot, As a matter of loc al interest, what n hoon it wotihl be if sotne membnr of this gifted family, wbh h was so large a part of the beginnliig of the place, woiilcl write out what inight properly he given of the story of this home. r Mrs. Perkins llass anil her older son, a stndeiit in Harvard College, are in Londoti, Bng. Mr. and Mrs. Myron H. Hass are taking an outtng in Colorado. Kor luonths Mrs. Hass has been iinclcr the treattnent of Chicago physii ians for bronohlatl trouble. : Very enjoyable to us has been the visit of Kev. Jpalah .fones of Wales in the past week His in terest in bis son's parish Is sometbing grand-paternal. We have been Intereated ln ferreting out some of his tirst impressions of this new world. It may be that his Idea of the average Yankee phyalqUe had been gotten from the ciistotuary rcprcscntation of " Cnole Batn." But he flnda the Vankees far from being all of them tbe long. lank fellows hcc had expcctcd to see. He is greativ palned to aee theoontraat between this and his own Siinclay-keeping land, but what will he say .when he has made the tOUr of the West'.' He may het.rusted, how ever, to lincl out the best side of Atuerlc a and the Atnerican people lie lnects, aml whom alrcady he seeins heartily to enjoy. Ilis short stay here has been a betieclict ion , and we carnestly hope for his return in November, aml one or more addresses iipciu tnatters pcrtaining to Wales, so rieb in its bistory and its people. Miss Annie M. Benedict, who went toCallfornla more than a year ago with impaired health, is grcat ly Improved, Bhe has just engaged for scvcral motiths of teaching there at 870 per month. Captain Milton Martin, some eighty years of age, was thrown frotn a tnowcr. last week, with the rf'snlt of a broken arm. The widow of a brother of C. C. Harnes. whosc bomq is iu Lawrcnce, N, Y,, la visiting here. Tbe Central Vermonl Railroad Cotnpeny occaalonally topa its trams, on its illiamstow n branch, t three oroaslnga between here aml South I Harre, to take on aml let oll' passengers. I i Willi am Witherell is able to be about aome on orntchea. One of our farmers cites the hay season of '68 as being perhaps e en worse than the preaent wet aml dlacouraging One. A goocl deal of hay ing, he says. was not done then on the I8th of August. We notice sotne potato tields hereabouta that bave been mncfa iiijurccl by rust. Maater Roy Ralph, nowol Bom- crville. Mass., is rusticating at his graml fatber's here. Hev. K. W. Hamhlin will exchange ncxt Sabbatli with Kev. C. II. Karnswortb of Plainfield - "n her wnv to the cdd home here Mrs. .1. E. Ains WOrth of Iowa arrived last week at Bur lington, Vt., where she is the guest of Mrs. Alfred K, Kallard. . Kev. Alvaro Webater was recently so unfortunate as to lose a horae. - A son was recentlv born to Mr. aiul Mrs. ,f. H. Walbrldge, Caledonia County. GBOTOK. Large uumbers of trout are being taken from the hrooks and ponds. weigning from one-fourtfa to one pound eacb. Arrangementa will be made by the Bunday-achool for theannnal plonioal the Bummlt, whicb OOOUra August li. Mrs. E. P. Clark of St. Louis. Mo., is ex peoted to apend a few weeka at tbe paraon- age with her sister, Mrs. llusbtn II. The ladies will bobl a lawn party at Moeea Whltcbell'a on Kriday evening. Hardw icK. a delegatlon of twenty- seven fresh-air obildren froin New Vork came here last week Tuesday and were dis- tributed among dlfferent ramiliea ln this p'ace and vic inity, to remain two weeka. I Cereiiro spinal nieniugitis is prevail- ing in this vic inity to sotne extent, but out of scvcral cascs so far reported only one death haa occiirrecl, that of a twelve-vear- old son of V. I. Miles. Kev. A. B. Hlake is conlined to bis house hy sicklless. He was unable to attemi to bis paatoral dutlea on Sunday. I'. J,Q hi. li and family of Wobnm, Mass.. are in town. His two ycar-old son has been aerioualy ill with spinal nieniugitis. Jamea L. Bullock has sold all his farm land near this village. deedlng the laat and largeai area to a. B. Thomaa, Eaq., the past week. Thomaa' ' pnrohaae waa about aeventy aorea, moatly on the west side of tbe road to Wolcott. i - H. Thomaa is preparing for aotlve work ii. developing his granite quarry prop erty near Huok pond, in Woodbury, by building a auitable road from it to the prea- ( enl highway. Many Helda of oata are rust ing and potatoes are bllgbtlng in aome , looalinea. Dry, olear weather aeema uecea sary to save the crop frotn scrious damage. Adams I'hilbric-k is to tnove BOOn to C. C. Colllna house near the east cnd of Chureh street. Mrs. Hattie .1. li itha- way and daughter of Manc hester, N. II., are now bere apending tbelr aummer vaca tion. Kelao 8t Leonard'a farm barn at the Center was hiirncd on the 24th. It is tbought tbe flre was oauaed by apontane oua combuation from beating f dover hay pul in too green, as no one was known to he iii the barn later than ttOOn, and the flre was diacovered about four o'olook P. K. The building was Inaured iii the I'nion Mutual for $400, with aufliolent Inauranceon peraonal property to oover tbe hss. About ualfof their hay crop was des troy ed, with wagona, farm toola and onecow. The flre oocurred Wedneaday, the oompany was no titted Tburaday aml the ioss adjuated aml paid Kriday. The barn on the Mark Prenoh farm. owncd by w. w. Glfford, was diacovered amoking on Prlday, aml on ln veatigation a flre waa (oundon tbehay-mow, but had nol progreaaed so far as to prevent ' it being easily extiuguiahed, not having reaobed the blaclng poinl on acoount of laok of air. Ksscv Connty. Gbamby. Quarterly meeting was held at the Congregational chureh Sunday, July 28, hy the preaiding elder. Caivin Break- w I, lateof Liineiibiirgh, has bought a part of his fatber'a farm in Victory and is Ilving with him. - Ezra .1. Sbaw has sold his farm iu Victory tohfa fathcr, who w ill lake pimsession aftcr the eropa are gathered. O. S. Kice of Sceitts, N. II., made a call iu town last week. jul-The oontlnual rainy weather has been tavorablc for the mlll-men. Mr. Loomla Wella baa his un uaually large atook of h'gs ncarly all sawcd nd baa Contractcd the whole to K. and T. Kairbanks - Co. of St. Johusbury. The new barn on the paraonagu grounda has ooma to a temtiorary stamlstill. A little more work la noeelecl to make it available for use. Lamoille County. East Elmohk. Mrs. Thomaa Hrown dled ( last Bunday, aftcr a long illness. Wil mer Hurnhain, sick with tvplioid fever, is linproving. Mrs. Sarah Sillowav of Rutland is visiting in town. Q, Bum bam'a young son Wllbur is cpiite sick. Flora Morse will teach school iu Worcester uext term. r There will be a Bunday-aobool picnic iu the grove near the parsonage in the near futiire. C. C. Hrow n is ciuite sick. .lohn Hragg. who has been visiting his fatlier, has re turned to bis home in Bpringfteid, Mass. 1 Haying is nearly tinished. BTOWB, The work of surveying the pro posed railroad from Waterbury lo Stowe was oommenced on Wedneaday, Thoae who wiafa to enjoy roller-akatlng oan bave an opportnnlty on saturday evening at Mrs. Isham's hall. The procecds will go for tbe henelit of the band. The oon cert at the Krane h on Saturday night was axoellent, although poorly attendeci. The (iood Templara will bold an open lodge 011 Saturday. Orleans County. Barton I.amhnci. Mrs. Ilcndri, k Twom bly and Miss iillllaU Kohbius are visiting iii Burlington. May Bkinner has gnna to Michigan for a few moiitbs. Mrs. C. k. Frencb if Cllnton, Mass.. is visiting iu town. Hiindreds of poUnda ot rasplierrics are being shipped from thia sta- tlon. Windham Oouaty. ( Irakton. 1 Iou. W. L. Hurnap of Bur lington, with bis family, is stopping at Phulps' botel. ,1. 1). Pcttengill oi Clarkesville, Va., a fornier resident of this town, is here for a short visit. C. P. Nelaon aml wife of Brooklyu. N. V., and Mrs Derby of Saginaw, Miih., are at Charles Hanett'a. - Itoduey Clougb, formerly of this town, Is now sick at hia home in Chester. Haying progrnsses slowly oh aecount of had' weather. The rrop is a full average. I'otatoes have made a goocl growth, but many llclds are rustlng badly. Oats are of goocl growth, but badly lodged. Corn promises an average prodUCt. Applea will be nearly a total failnrc, the shortest crop for sevefal years. Mari.iioko Mr. aml Mrs. .famcs John son of Worcester, Mass., are visiting Mr. Johnson 'a father. 1 (ieorge Goodell and Wife of Gardner, Mass., are the guests ofHoraoe Krenrb. Mrs. Dorr Plimp- ton of Hoston is stopping at, Haley Brig- ham'a. Wlmlsor County. Haunaro. Mr. and Mrs. Smith of Win ehester, N. II., with thcir daughter, have been vl-iting at P. B. I'lark's. Miss Vlola Ellis of Pltohburg, Mass.. has I D visiting her brother, A. C. Ellis. - Ow ing to the frecpient rains and BCarctty of help farmers are backward with their hay ing, and muoh grass reiuains to be out. With goocl weather for the uext two weeks the largest hay crop harvested for many years will be secured. There is a large growth of potato-tops, but farmers fcar the rot, Ifthe present wet weather continnes. Oats and corn are looking well, thongb the latter la rather late In some plaoea. Farm produoe is lowcr than it has been for years past, with the exceptiou of wool, and this a good many farmers sold early at last year's priccs. There seems to be bUl little salcfor cattlc at any price. ( iood horses sell read ily at prices as high, if not higher, than in yeara gone oy. laxen aa a wnoie, tne out- look for the commot farmcr is not very en couraging. If farmers oould get up trusts llke thesugar trust aml run up iriccs they inight prospcr better. South Royalton. Mr. Poole of Hoston, Mass., was in tovrn last week moving the organ to the new organ-room in the Con gregational chureh. Miss Bmith ol New Vork eity was the gllesl of Miss Aclclic Haatlnga last week. A. II. Latnb and family bave gone to Lake Diininorc for a two weeks' vacation. Mr. Hlldretb of Connecticut is in town biiying horses. The fresh-air children 'rcturncil to New Vork Tuesday. : Mr. aml Mrs. Kred Hucison aml Philander Huck returned to Worcester, Mass., .Monday, accouipanied hy Mr. .1.11. Huck. The marriage of Kev. Charles Dutton aml aml Miss Marcia Drew oeeurred Tuesday evening, July 23, at, the residence of tbe brirle's father. A large number of invited guests were present, and there waa a flne dlaplay of prescnts. The couplc, aftcr apendlnga few daya in Maine, will go to Aabland, Mass.. where Mr. Dut ton will reaume his paatoral duties. Bhabox. Rev. Mr. Roae gave an aecount of the missionary work in the South Sun day evening at the ohapel. Kev. Mr. i.ord preached for the Adventa aml Rev. Mr. Parker lor the I'niversalists on Sun day. Mrs. Hlake, widow of the late (ieorge Hlake, died last Wednesday, and her funeral was beld on Kriday. She had 1 ii a great aufferer for years with a tibroid tiimor upon thu face. BARNARD, SUMNER & GO, The Vanderbllt System of Ratlways. Kew persons have any conception of the magnitiiile of tbe interests c ivered hy the ahove title, aml very fi!W, even among the railway fraternity, are aware of how fullv this vast system ocetipies tbe ricdd in whicb it is located: but if you will take a map and traceout, tirst, the New Vork Central .V Hildson Kiver; secoml, the Hoston vt Al bany; third, the Lake shorc Michigan Soutbern; fourth, the Michigan Central. fltth, the Cleveland, Cinciniiati, Chicago & St. Louis (formerly the" llee Line" and " Blg Pourl") rallroada, you will he im pressed with the wonderful foresight of the men who deaigned and axecuted the plan to ccpcrate. under a unlform policy. and prac tically a c mmon control. a avatem of rall. I ways that Bhould furnish unaurpaaaed trana portation facilities to the great cotninereial empirc outliued above, and a trip over this i grand aggregation will oonvince the tnost i akeptioal that the Vanderbllt avatem of ratlways, of whicb the New Vork Central St Hucison Kiver railroad is the maln stcin, traverses the very lieart of the busiuess por tion of this continent, toiiching, eitlier di rectly orthrough its iiniuccliate connectious. all the Important oommaroial centera of the oountry, and offering to health, pleaanre and busiuess travcl facilities that are not equaled by any almllar Inatitntlon in the world. Au edition of one bundred thou- aand oopleaofa veryneal little pamphlet bearing the tltle at the hcad of tlns artiole has just been issued by the Ainericaii Hank Note Oompany of New Vork whicb eon- taina mncb Intereatlng Information conoern- ing this great system. Wnxhttit. Fermonl Marketa. Mo.NTI'RI.IKK. Tub butter, per li 12'. to 13 Tub butter, extra " to II Prinl and tancy to 18 Cheeae, faotory to 01, Bgga, per doaen to 16 I'otatoes, new, per buahel... ti, 78 Oats 40 to 42 Live hoga, per lb to 3t Drcssecl boga.. , to oT, Lamba, live, per lb 4'. to .1" shccp. live, per 11 8 to :'. Veabt, live, pur lb ;i' to 4" Klour, per barre! 8 80 to 600 Kee.i. per bundred welgbt. .. . to M Meal s to 1 on Corn. per buahel 52 to 88 Bran, per bundred welgbt. .. . to 95 t'ottou-seed meal to 1 40 Gluten meal to 1 20 Al II B. WATKKIIITtV. Boyoe'a market, July 30, the qualtty ol butter was rather better than last week. Produoe sold at the following quotattona: Tub butter, per 11) 1.1 to 14 Tub butter, extra 14 to 8 Print aml fanoy 18 to 16 Kive-pound boxes II to 1.". Faotory cheeae, per lb 8 to 0 Dairy cbeese 7 to S Eggs, per dozen to 18 I'otatoes, new, per bnshel. .. 80 to 80 Oats 40 to 45 Keans 2 25 to 2 50 Wool, per lb IS to 90 Live hogs 8) to 4 Dressed hogs 5" to 81 l.ainbs 4 to 5 Poultry " to s Live cattle 2 to .'t Dressed boef 4 to 4 Bolton Produoe Market. lll'TTKH. North ern oreemery, per lb. Western. extra creaiuery. . . . Dairy. Vt. extra N. V". and Vt., eX. tirst dairy N. V. and Vt. dairy, lirst Trunk printa, extra HRRSK. N. Y. extra, per lb Obio, extra Vermont, extra Vermont, lirsts Vermont, leoonda Skims I'art skims CKJHI, Near by, per dozen Eastcrn, extra Kasic rn, tirsts Vt. aml N. II , extra Weatern, tirsts IVool Murkt l. OhlO XXX, per lb Obio XX Obio X Michigan X Obio delaine Texas line Northern Oalifornla. Bouthern 0aUfornia. , - Orcgon, ordinary Maine aupera to IN.'i to 17" to lli 11 to I.". 12 to 1.1 to 20 8 to Sl to 7$ S to 84 7 to 7$ 8i to 5j 2 to :t 4 to li to 17 to ls 15 to lli 17 to IS 18 to U to :i7 88 to :i 88 to ;i5 83 u 18 81 to :t8 17 U 20 25 to 21 i 15 to 21 lti to IS 40 to 42 Dry (ioods in .Tbimdance everywhere. The qucstion with some maiuifacturcrs is, How can we prothice BOmething better and more beautiful for the mer clvants, who must have the very best for their cnstomers ? The (iiestion with other manufacturers is, How can we take out the good here and put in what's poor in its place, and yet produce somethinjr so near like the better that the buyer will not detect the difference ? Manufacturers there are who strive for the best products to sell to the nierchants who want them. Manufacturers there are who strive to lessen the value and keep the seeminfj;, for the mer- : chants who must have that kind compel them to constant effort. Names of most jroods go for little. A Satine sells for 50c and a Satine sells for 12 1-2C. You want to know the sort of a thing the Satine is before your faith in the price leads you to purchasc. After all, you come down to the question of faith in the house, faith in the general character of the goods offered and what you know to be the leading characteristics of their oflerings. .All our magnificent French Satines are now to be closed out for the small sum of roc a yard, or the same price that commoner sorts have brought. All of our best Scotch Ciin' - hams, that were 50c. must go ; now at 25c ; just as good and as stylish and as fresh as any i that you have seen this year. ( Hhers at 12 1 -2c. The Ntins Veilinp. comincr late in the season. and yet winning wonderful approval because of its great loveliness, starts at 25c a yard, although had it come with the season a higher price would have surely belonged to it. Quite an excitement for the past week in Ribbon Remnants, where the best qualities are sold at nearly one-quarter less than their value. Hlack Satines are down also from 37 i-2c to 25c, at which price they are unequaled bar gains, If there is a universal need in a woman's wardrobe it is surely the Handkerchicf. We are presenting our cus tomers with a selection of un usually nice ones, in all linen, all hand embroidered, either scallopetl or hem stitched, in white or colors. Directoire Rufjliiig, for the neck aml slerves, on musiin, cambric, silk mull or crepe lisse, with or without lace etlges. Tlutse are the newest con ct;it, and have alrcady found tavtr with our ladies. Hem stitched lunbroidercd Flouncings are now selling lor 25c- 37 '"2C nd 50c less a yard than the regular price; 27 and 45-inch. We can not help telling the boys once in awnile what an elegant ti"i' -they can have when they have on a pair of our eloubMtneed aml high spliced heeled Stockings, that will fight a Btone-waH or a gravel-pit aml come out whole from the encounter. They are the best boy's Stocking made, and you ought to have them as part of vour vacation enjoyment; 37 1-2C only. BARNARD, SUMNER & GO., Worcestor, Mass.