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VERMONT WATCHMAN & STATE JOURNAL, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20, 1890.
0 ColfTOMt TimsnAY. In thn aenate Mr. Kdmunds prosentod a motlnn for a ehango of rulos by llmttlng ihe debate on the tariff Wll, and Ii wm laicl "ii tha table and ordered prlnted. Mr. Jllnir nlso olTerod a NMtntlon for a -iianR f rulee, and the tariff blll wm taken up, the pemiing questlon being on Mr. vesi i amendmenl reduclng the duty on tin plate from two nnil two-tentha oents per ponnd ti one cent. the preaent rate. Mr. Morgan re sumed his argnment against the InoreaBeo duty provlded In the pnragraph. Measrs. l laniel and Moody made long v jhea, hihI Mr. Vest favored a reduetlOD n lin plate. - Ih tlio honse Mr. Dingloy called up tha motion to reeonsldor the vote on 1 110 passage nf tho liill t prevent colliaions at ea and it wm agreed to, with amendmenta. Wkpnksdav. tiip raaolutlon offarad by Mr. Rdmunds lltnltlng debate on the tariit blll wm Inld before tin lenate ami was, on motion df Mr. A.ldrloh, referred to the com mlttee on commou mles. Mr. Hlair's reso- lntion, authori.lng a provialOH for the prevlous questlon, took the lams direotton on his motion. The oonferenoe repori on tha Indlan appropriatlon blll wm agreed to. The tariil hill wm dlsoussed, The houae btll inaUing appropriations for an additional olerioal foroe in tha panalon ofBoa was taken from tho ealendar aml road for amend- nirnt. Varlom amandtnaiiti raaortad hy tho eommittee on uppropriations wara agreed (o and tho liill was passed. ln the honse a quorum oould not io feand wiion rottng bogan, Thi'rsday. In tlio senato tlio tariff liill was dlaouaaed, the pendtng queatlon being on the amcudmcnt of Mr. Vi'sl to reduc.e the duty on tin plate from two and two tentha centa toone cenl per ponnd. Measrs. Mitoliell, ltcagan, riunili, Kduiunda, ('ar Ilala and Aldricb apoke. The deoiaion df the (diair overrullng a point of order mada by Mr. Springer of (llinols that the Nat McKay rellef biii muatba oonaldered In a eommittee of tho wliolo was Htiatatned In the houae. After Bpeechss on the blll by Mrssrs. Tlioinas of Wisconsin, Stoue of RentUcky and Springer of lllinois, tlio liouse adjourned, 1'itMiAY. in the aenata Mr. Qnay made a personal explanation as to the remark at- tributed to hlm in oertaln uewspaper re ports of the republican oanona on the pre- 1'i'ding night. Ile liad been represented as saylng that he dld not wlah to bave south ern menibers of the houM yelplng at bia heels, nrprd on by the speaker, He bad made no inofa ramark and bad made no re flectiorj on the dlstlngulshed prwldlng offl oar of tliat branoh 01 congress, The river and harbor appropriatlon bill was taken up. Among tha amendmenta agreed to was one increasing the appropriation for the harhor at Burlington from i.",hk to 190,000. The houae conaidered the oonference repori on the Indiati appropriation blll. Mr. Bpringer'a motion to oommlt the blll to the roinniittee on Indian atTairs was lost. The repori was then agreed to, and the McKay hill was taken np, the iuestion beiiid on its referenoe to the oommittM on olalma. It WM found that no (jtiornm was present. Mr. ThomM Of Wisconsin oll'ered a reaolu tion dlreotingtbe sergeantatarma to hrint; in abaent membera. Dllatory taotloa were resorted to hy the il(moi rats, and a reccss was taken until evenlng. SATi itnAY. The aenate pasaed the river and harhor hill. The honse passed the McKay hill aml the anti-lottery liill, the latter prohihiting any lottery correspond enoe through the mails. Monday. in the aenate Mr. Qnay gave forinal notioe of his intentlan to ask the aenate to adopt the order propoaed byhlm Baturday to commenoe votlng on the tariff blll on Augaat 30 and to poatpone till nezt BMalon all other legialatlye buaineaa excepl oImbm of billa thereln apecified, Mr. Hoar, "Letit go over." Mr. Edmunda, " Let lt ro under." l.aiiKliter. The notice wenl OTer till Tnesday, and the senate then jiro oeeded to the conalderatlon of the de flcienoy hill. Sevcjrai amendmenta were reported by the committee on appropria tiona and agreed to. The tarilT hill was taken np, the pending queatlon being the amendment to the tin plate section. In the honse the majority report in the Chalniers-Morgan contested electlon ca.se, pivinR Morgan, the sitting member. tlieseat, was taken np. Mr. Ohalmera Hpoke for an hour and a half in his owu behalf, liut tlio report was adopted. From Town Corrcs)ontlents. Hnrre. The aohoola of the village wili open on September i. W. B, Uaruey and wife have heen visit ing at South Acwortb, N'. H. O. 0. Sbeplee and wife went to Old Or chard beaon on laat week Friday. The road-bed from the post-otlice to the railroad atatlona is to be ooncreted. William Martin has been appointed oap- tain of the hall-team in place of Thomas Iiarrett, realgned. William Klanders retnrned on last week Friday from his vacation, bringing with bim a number of Bne landaoape aketohea. A. W. Morrill has reoently retnrned from Bhode Island to work for (l. A. Ainawortb in the saic of maobinea and mualoal Inatru- mcnts. Rev, Walter Dole is to conduct a young people'a meeting at tho oouventlon of the Vermont aml Provlnoe of Quebeo I'nivcr- salist Aaaooiation at St. Albana on the 26th Inatant. Mth. William .Tenkins, and a sister of eipially malodorous fame, in the quarry districts, were arrested and tried on Mon day aml Hentenced eacb to l'J4 days in the houae f oorreotlon. Mrs. John Baoon, a sistitr of the late Joahua Twlng, dted on Monday, at the age of eighty-eigbt years. She was the mother otMiMAnn Baoon. for many yeara ln the employ of Woolson Hrothers of Montpelier. The aohoolmeetingi last week, votedto borrow S.D.Ooo for a qw BOhoobbouae, to he called the " Spaulding (iraded Bobool." W. A. l'erry, K. S. Currler, .T. McDouald, M. Heiley and C A. Smith were elecled the bullding oommittee. Tho houae of Jamea Crutkabank was raided on last week Wednesday eveningi and a case of lager aml a pitcher of whis key were sei.ecl. Cruikshank was tried before Juatioe O. B. Boyoe and was tlned SW.mi, Whloh he paid. Thomas Miller made a disturhance while drnnk at Pltaley'l hoarding-honse at the quarriea on last week Thuraday, He was arreated hy Deputy SherilT Krank Cook. (ln friday he paid a line of .lH.3fl for a Hec- ond offenoe of lntoxioatlon. The femalo hall-playcrs and tho Ilarre nine played bero on Wadneaday of last week, the inmir tcam winning hy a Hcoro of elghteen to twelva, A bigorowd wltneaaed the gamc!. The nanagera of the female olub took away 9203, whloh la aeventy-flve per cent of the gate receipta. Berlin. Tho Woman's Ohriatlan Tempcrance Unlona of Montpelier , Barre, Northfield and Berlin wili hold a bMkal plonio in Mr. Clark Stewart's grove, Mirror Lake, on Thursday, tho ggtfa instaut. K. K. Koherts aml wife of ObloagO, III., are visiting in town. Mr. Koherts was a nativeof Herlin, aml went West eighteen years ago toseek his fortnue. He is QOW pro prtetor of large Iron WOrka that are doing a buaineaa of tifiy tona a day. Miss Cou i. Audrawa Plttaford is in town for a short time. Miss Kva Stewart went to BoatOU on Monday. : C. T. Ciandall retnrned to l'hiladelphia on Satnrday. Mr. aml Mrs. i'. w. Ourrlar Btarted Tueaday morning on a trin through the Oentral Stalos, golng as far M westorn Iowa. Braintree. Tha grange plonio, last weok, was a grand IttOOflMi william Blanohard bu added tnothar story tohis carriage-shop, to ho occupied as a paint-shoi and storchouse. Tlio remalning ohlldren of Jeptha How ard, six in number, iield a roaniou last wook. The.re are four brothnra and two slstors tlio oldost sixty-two, the ynungont flfty years. H. M. BlanohMd is re)ialrlng his mlll, He wili put in a new and largor water wboel and he ready for husiness in tho fall. Hrookfleld. Tho bnard of rlvll aiitborit.v wlll bohl an adjourned meeting in I.lbrary hall on Satnr day, August Henry Preeman post, twenty-three in number (K. W. Walbridge, oommander), at- tended the nalional encampment at BoBtOn last wook. Tho Oentral Vermont l'omona Orange wili hold its third ipmrtcrly meeting here Thursday, September 4. Tho publln is 00P dlally Invited to attond tlio aftoruoon sos slon. Mrs. Sattie A. Itishop wlll givo one of her reoltali at the Kirst ohnroh to-morrow (Thursday) evenlng. Tha Ihtrti'nnl CouFQtU says of her: " Mrs. Blabop is an artist of line inorit and OUltttre and oan not fail to please." Mrs. MarcUB Peok and Miss Marcia Peok go to Peak'B Island this week, where they aro to ipend a few weeks. 1 Mr. and Mrs. A. 1.. Follanshee are at Ketinehunk port. Mrs. William C. Clark took an early train last Sunday tnorning to visit her uncfe ln Hrooklyn, N. Y., who is danger OUBly ill.'l)r. K. .T. l'artridge, who has heen taking a vacation in town, re tnrned to I'xhridge, Mass., last Monday. Mrs. M. A. Crano and Miss Katle Crane of Morrisville made a hrief vlsit in town recentlv. Miss ('rano expocts to re turn to ( imaha soon. to resumo her position as teaoher, AnnaOlark, who is soon to return to St. .lohnshury, tocontinue her eourso of study, gavo a receptlou to ahout sixty of her fi iends last Thursday evening. Cabot. The tirst frost of tho season occurrod Baturday morning last. At Danville, last Satnrday, tho Cabots won in the belUgame byascoroof alxtoen to t hlrteen. The bay crop has heen seoured, with full an average yield. l'otatoes at present are looking liuely. The check-list is hanging at the door of the town olerk'a offloe for the Inapeotlonof tho voters. I'lease lake due notioe. The schools at tho village wili hegin the fall term neZl Monday, with Miss Myrtie lloyles and Miss .Tosie iieedle as teachers. The peonle of Waterbury are to he oon gratulated on securing the services of Miss Allce M. Hancock of Hardwick as one of the teachers in thetr (iraded School. She has heen a very popular and successful teaoher in this town for the past two and one-half years. Mr. K. I.. Smith of Montpelier occupied the desk of the ( 'oiigregat ional ohuroh last Sunday, giving a very ahle sermon in the morning, aml in the evening an intercsting taik upon home miaaions. Mr. Bmith'a an- cestors have henp active membera of this cbureh. His great-grandfatlier, Captain Joeeph Smith, elghty-flve years ago was one of its strongest and tuost active memhers. I)r. Arthur Marsh of Oriskany Falls, N. V., is visiting in town. Mr. (ieorge ECnlght of Orlando, Florida, is visiting his grandmother. Mrs. Lora Knlght. Mrs. 0. K. Clark died last Sunday, after a long and painfnl sickness. Mr. and Mrs. Oharlea Willey of New Vork olty are stop ping at 0. A. Willey's. Mrs. P. M. Hovt is at Harpawell beaoh, Maine. . franklin Hoyt of Rocheater, Wis., viaited this town last week. He left Cabot ncarly flfty years ago. Qeorge F. Damon and (amlfy of Kanaaa City are apending a few weeka with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. .7. II. Damon. : Our venerahle citizen, K. W. Farrington, auffered a slight shock of par alysis last Friday morning. Clielsen. Mrs. Hoxana L. M. DouglMfl died very Buddenly, of beart disease, on Thuraday evening of last week. Mrs. Douglass was the eleventfa of twelve ohildren of Biohard II. and Kuth (Cochran) Little, who came to this town from Lebanon, N. H., in 1708, and was bom on the farin now occupied by Biohard Eennedy, April 0, 1816, In 1K44 she was married to Kev. Daniel G. Mason, a Baptist ( lergyman, who died in 1862. aml in 1871 she hecame the second wife of the late Joaiah Douglass. She was a woman of vigorous mind and of sterling Cbrlatian obaraoter, Her only Bon, Bev. John II. Mason of New Haveii, C'onn., was present at the funeral services on Sunday, con- duoted by Bev. Mr. Bherman, aml the body was taken to Keene, N'. H., where her lirst busband was buried. Two aiBterfl survive her Mrs. Charlotte Kmerson, aged ninety four, the oldest person in town, aml Mrs. Mary Kimhall. aged Beventy-eight. In a montfa just past. there have heen six deaths in town, the ages of the deceased being reapactively seventy-nine, eighty-seven, eighty-three, eighty-nre, aerenty-nine aml seventy-four years. Bev. Dr. William II. Davis of Detroit, Micb., is here for a short vacation. Qilbert BS. Hood of Lawrenoe, Mass., son of the late Dea. Harvey Hood, was liere over Sunday. East Corinth. Miss Lola Morey of Manchester, N. II., was the guest last week of Miss Lizzie Hatoh. Miss Mahel Dlvoll retnrned to her home in Kewiston, Maine, on Wednesday. 1'. Grafta and ('. B. .Johnson started last week Tueaday for Magalloway, Maine, where they are to tisli. Kast Montpelier. The Center tcam beat the North village nineatagame of baae-ball last Thursday, BOOring 11 to .s. They play together again Satnrday at the North village. Mrs. Fanny Bicliards died last week Sun day, after a brief illneaa. The funeral was hehi the following Tueaday at the reaidence of her brotber-in-law, Joel Ormsbee, itev. Lester Warren offloiating. Fanny Waldo ia to teaoh ln the Suttdla triot. Blmer Ormsbee returned last Satnrday from a week's visit to Worcester, Mass. : Fred Cuuimings arrlved Sat nrday from Massachusetts on a visit to his pareuta. H. B. Woodward'a young Ml daughter has been dangerously lll, hut is a little inore comfortable. ' Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Ormsbee went last week Mon day to Craftsbury on a visit. Frank LeBarron has been granted a penalon ol 96 per month and $ii.'l.'t baok pay. Captain Dwigbt Kclton is visiting bia brother, F. I'. Kolton. - Mr. and Mrs. AndreW Hlanchurdof lowa are visiting at li. 1'. Nor cross'. F.ast E.lmore. .lames Swift of Blaokatone, Mass. iting his uncle, illiam Swift. i is vis- Miaa Beaale Sllloway Is apending her vacation al roak s Island, Maine. North Fayston. Tlio Bunday-aohool beld its annual picnic in tho grove at .1. I'. Hrown's on August 13, There wero speaking, mUBlC and singing by the little ones. A good time was enjoyeil by all. The funeral of Mrs. .lames II. Johnson took place on August 11, aml was largcly attended. The lloral offerings were very line. Bev. O. O, Howe offtoiated. Ahua band and one adopted obild mourn her loaa. John J. Miller of New York is visiting his cousin, Jauics II, Somorvillo. Setli Hoyce is on the sick-list. William Johnson of Albany was in town to attend the funeral of his son's wife. Qeorge Bomervllla has returned from Hew kork in poor health. Ilart tord. The work on the vestry is being iushed, and it wili soon be ready for meatiugs. Aboitt forty sares In tho (iranito State PrOVldent Aaaociatl f Manchester, N. II., were 10I1I here last week. Bs-Oovernor Plngrae is to dellver tba ad- dress ai tho reunion of the Third Kegiinent, Vermont Volunteers, at Newport to-mor-row (Thursday). (ieorge Nowton's daughter who is cashier in a laige atore in Hoston, returns tO her work next Mondav, after a vacation of two weeks. - A. L. Wortben of Lebanon, N. H., made a brief visit in towu last weak. Horaoa 0. I'ease and wlfo return from their vacation Wednesday. Kd. 1'ieree and Miss Little Woodbury were married in Lowell, Vt.i last week Wednesday. J. A. Iladloy of Lowell, Mass., was in town last week. Hardwlok, An etegant sia tountaln has beec Mt up at Kimhall's drug store. n is reported that a. d. Kimhall, Raq.i a young lawyer of I'lainfleld, has decided to open a law olllcebore. J. B. Livingston of Kast Hardwick has begnn theereotlon of a new hnilding for his buaineaa upon the Porter lol near the river bridge. J. H. Mcl.oud .t Co. hold the agency for the newly-selected scbool-books, and have reoeived a fuii suppiy for Introduotlon and exchange. tiOUll Martin has purcbased a lot on the Hridgman meailow adjoiniug and north of Dr. Darllng'a new rMtdenoe, and Intenda ereotlng a honse upon it this season. The MethodlBtB have purcbased the land and premises between the church bullding aml railroad of Mrs. It. K. Cross of St. Jidinsbury. We umlerstand they intend to eonvert the old honse into a woodshed aml move or reeonstruef sotne of tho iheda, Mr. A. C. Hookor Is putting in the fonmla tlon walls of his tenement-house. This Is the second cellar wall in town constrm ted of concrete, HtheM walli prove all that Is claimed for them they wlll be beraafter largely used, lining lnuc.li cboapor than granlte. Blmer B. Hall mel with a aerloua aooi dent at B. F. Carter'a " Porter" quarry on Friday, the 15th, rosulting in the breaking of one leg below the knee aml other serious brulaea, He was at work at the topofthe ledge. and by the slipping of a bar fell down thecliff, a dlstance of nearly tnenty feot. The grading of the new iiuarry railroad is practlcally completed to tlio propoaed ter- minus at the " Huffalo " road. l'he work oflaylng the Iron wili soon hegin, nnder the supervlsion of Mr. Fred O. Shipman of this place, the ettioient foreman of the sectioti west from this village for several years pMt. Tha prospectus of Hardwick Academy and (iraded School for the couiing school vear has made its amieaiame. The fall term begins Wednesday, Angust '.'7, aml wlll be of twelve weeks in the two higher i departtnonts and ten weeks in the primary. I This school is now well supplieil withappa- , ratus, cbarta aml referenoe booka, aml nnder tho efflolent managemenl ezpeoted muat commend Itself to public snpport. Joel Foster of Montpelier has made a pre- llmlnary Burvey for the new propoaed water works of Mr. Alken. We bear tha' ownera of land upon the Btream abOVe where Mr. Aiken proposcs to lake out the water are in cll'ect obstructing the enterprise bv what seetus to many people unjust demands. It is hopecl the matter Willyel be salislactorily I ailjusteil, sothat an ailciuate water snpply f i r this village may be speedily assured. The orop prospects for the season, so far as oan be determined. are ahout as follows: Hay, good in quantity aml qualtty j oats, late, llght growth, ruated early in season. Investigatlons sbowing that the appareni rusting was largely due to vermln or In- sects this crop niust be mm h less than an average; not BO tnuch wheat was sown as usual on aooonnt of a late spriug and dls COUragement from poor crops for several years past, aml is niostly of llght growth, with prospects of a light yleldj corn, hut little plauted, except for forage, late, and wili reqnlre a month of most tavorable weather to mature a fair crop: potatoes promise well, early varieties are ripining a good crop aml later varieties are growing rapidly, with no signs of rusting. A dry August genciallv makes the OOtatO crop. l'astures and second crop of grass aro shorter than usual, owlng to the prevalenoe of botj dry weather for several weeks past. Marshfield. See call for town oauoua on Brst page. Another siiuad of oampera went to (iroton pond last. week. Alva Coio has bought the old barn ofs. W. Cole and wili lake it down ami put it up on his land noar Edsou's shop. Bome one has heen throwing dead pigs into the river. Buoh persons are referred to section 3026 of the Revised l.aws. The lailiis of the Woman's Christian Tempcrance Cnlon wili hold their annual business meeting with Mrs. Kli Kdson on Friday, Angust I'l, at two o'olock P. H. All members Of tho lltiion are reiuesfed to be present. The check-list is starteil toward oomple tion. The last aml linal meeting of the board ofoivil authority wili be helu on Au gust :ui (Satnrday of next week) at Han- oroft'a hotel, at one o'clock p. m., and those whoae namea are uoi on the llst must atteml to the matter at that time. Legal voters who have never taken the freeman's oath oan call on Juatioe Ira II. Kdson at any time between now aml August '') and havo the oath ailministered to them. Vena Henderson has gone to W Islock to live in the family of Bev. O. D. Clapp aml atteml school. Keon, son of Will iam WiNon, oame home from Chioago, last Tnesday, for a visit. He has been abaent seven years and is express messenger be tween Chlcago and Minneapolia. Boaa I'ease ia visiting in town. She came home from Massachusetts, where she has boen at work. Fred PreBton was in town last week. John Warren of Holyoke, Mass,,formarly of Hardwick, vis- it.'d at K. K. Spencer's last Monday. - M. II. Bddy of St. Jobnabury has been vis iting his father, J. K. Bddy. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Twlas of Wolcott have been visiting their daughter, Mrs. (I. D. Cole. Middlesex. BeV. L. Warren is to preach in Middle sex village next Sunday, August '24, at one o'clock r. m. Putnamsville. William Han k of Minnesota, a former resident, is visiting here. The remaius if old Mrs. Hovey were broughl here for burial. she was stopping with her daugh ter, Mrs. I'dall, in Craftsbury, and was one of the oldest reaidenta of the town. Moretown. I. S. Bailey, in oomnany with his wife and cbildi oame from lowa to this place on Angust i.'i. Mr. Bailey was bom in this town, his parenta moving West when he was quite young. His father, whd is in feeble health, is still living in iowa. Levi Wilder, brother ol Captain . 0. Wil der, from Minnesota, was in town tho past Week visiting his sister, Mrs. Harringlon. Mr. OlOUgb, an oxpert millmau, is at work for H. (). Ward, putting his grist-inill into lirst-idass shape. Franklin B. Spaulding, it is thought, is sulTering from a caucer, aml a suhscriptiou paper has heen circulatod to raiso mouey to seml him to Kouie, N. V., for treatment. t.iuite a large siim nas I n raiseii. Mr spi...-i,.- is a WOIthy inan. (,. H. Bvant and wife are vialtlng in towu. - M. V. Miles was in town last Baturday on business oon- neoted with the settlement of tbeestateof the late i'auilna Moultou. Northfield, The totindatlon in the rear of Paine's hlook at the south end has been rcpaireil. The water has been let out of the luill OOnd in this village and the flume is being rebullt. The repnblioan oauona wlll bs beld Bat urday evening, al Village hall, at 7l30 o'clock. Dntil furtber notice tho poat-offloe wlll he open at 7: IMI in the morning. aml on Satur da.v evi'iiings wili not close lill H : ,'UI. The Opportunity Club wili boldasoolal at Howm hall this (Wadneaday) afternoon aml ev ening. Supper at 6:00 o'clock. All are invited. The olvil board lndd the llrst meeting Sat nrday foreorrccting the check-list. Twent.v nine names were added and live struek off. The board Wlll niMl again Satnrday at 9:00 o'oluoki Tba aohool board um engaged Henry O. Aiken of Amberst. N. H., as prlnolpalof the Hlgb Sidiooi. Mr. Aiken Isagraduate of Dartiuouth in the i lass of '87i aml has taught at Hutland, l'hiladelphia, and Mor-' have gone to the heach riatOWn, N. J. The fall term opens Rep- Sklnner Is on the slek-llst leiuner i. i.eon ii. Aiien nas pein ap polnted janltor. Mrs. E. L. ThomM Derlnedled of oonsnmptlon, Fri- Bev I a . t Warren. John BnBMll la to preach here Sun day morning, at the reaidence of ThomM 'biy, August .11 Elllot, near the Harlow bridge, and funeral The Mlte Soclety wili meel with Mrs. services wero hehi at tho Catbollc cliurch W. A. Averill on Thursday afternoon, Sep. Sunday afternoon, tember 4. All are invited. Elbrldgod. I'lerce died, Satnrday after-1 There are to he ipiarterly meeting aerv noon, at Bi no o'clock, aml funeral servh'es lOM here Satnrday and Snmlay, Septetnher were hehi Monday at '1: hOo'eloek at his late 6 and 7, condncled by Hev. A. B, Truax. resnience on i.entral street, llis age was seventy-four. He was for many years a condnctor on the Cetitral road aml was the representative from this town on tho doino cratlc tloket ln IS74. The body of Thomas Averill, who died at Paw PaW Mloh.. arrlved here Wednesday night for burial. Funeral services were hold Thursday forenoon at the I'niversal- ist ohuroh, Bev. l. r. Bootfa offloiating, and the burial took place at the Center oeme tery, Mr. Averlll'a yonngesl 'daughter, Mrs. Qllman, and her hUSDand came on with the remains, (ieorge I'ratt and Charles BlOOd arrived Wednesday from Chlcago. Mrs. Kim hall aml her daughter, Mrs. Jtaker, are vis iting in Sharon. Miss Myrtie Molody of Hanover, N. H.. is visiting in town. Ilyron A. Wcdister from Itig Kaiiids, Mh h., is in town. Miss I.ibbie Whit marsh is makiug a fortnight's visit in Un derhill. Orange. Wili Noyce and wife of Athol, Mass., aro vlflitingtheir parenta aml other friends aboul town. - l'rofessor Charles Curtis and wife nf Lockport, III,, aro visiting in town. Plainfield, BeV, aml Mrs. Taplln are attending the camp-tneeting at Northfield this week. Mrs. lt. d. Btohards' Morai garden is very beautifnl now, aml the fragrance thereid gives addittonal obarma to many an evening walk. The services of tho Congregational choir were kindly rondered aml thanklully re oeived at tho I'nivorsalist olinreh last Bunday. There wero no services al the Congrega tional church last Sunday, hut it is cxpcctcd there wlll he preaching there next Sunday at the usual honrs. The veterani who attended the national encampment at ltoston have nearly aii re turned, aml were much ploased with what their eyes beheld and their ears heard. a large number attended the promenade glven by Jackaon's band at Hotel hall last Satnrday evening. The band is to give a promenade at Drenan's hotel, Woodbury, next Satnrday evening. Kast Roxbury. School is to I'laiimence the lirst Monday in September, with Miss Joiiuic Conland of Brookfield as teacher, The ohildren of the late Charles and Mary Allen are to have a reunion at the old homeBtead this week. It is a rare instanee that a family of seven ohildren live till the youngcst reaches the age of forty. South Itoyultoil. Mr. Whitney of Chelsea unloadod a car of horses here Satnrday. A son was bom to Mr. and Mrs. J bn Bhlrlook last Satnrday night. Mrs. Ada Willard of Now York and her brother, .loseph Stoughton oi Plymouth, N. it., are visiting their home. Sharon. Kev. Mr.Myerswill preach, afternoon and evening. next Sunday at the Itaptist church, after whlcb he wili lake a vacation of two weeks. Wlllie Boblnaon bad one of his eyes re-1 moved last Baturday in consequence of a tnmor. The operatlon was performed by Dr. William T. Smith aml Mr. Crosby of Hanover, assisted by Dr. Sherwin of this town and Mrs. Maremla Fullam, M.D., of I Aurora, lll. striUlord. A Btrong elTort is being made to establish a creamery here. Marr & Gordon of liarre have jnst placod a line granlte monument in the burial lot of Dea. PhineM Walker. The suilden doatli of II. C. Hazolton was a grcat shock to our community. He was a genial landlonl, an etlicient sheritT, a good citizen aml neigbbor. There is no one to till his place. Among the vialtora in the place are Mrs. Dr. Charles K. Qulmby and daughter of New Vork olty, Mrs. l'rofessor I,. S. Hast IngB and daughter of Nashua, N.H.. Mrs. 1 larriet Huzzell and daughter of Montpe lier, Mrs. B, B. Baymond and Miss Suaie Baymond of Brookiyn, N. V., Miss Addle Baoon of ManohMter, N. H., Luclua c. Hazelton aml John S. Kibliug of lllinois, Alanson Smith, Jr., of state Line, Miss., Wili M. Hatoh id Washington. 1). ('., John II. Moore aml wife of I'awtucket, B. L, Fred Carnenter and wife and (ieorge M. Moore of I'roviilenco, I. I., Mrs. Lnola Newall and daughter of l'ittsbnrg, Penn., Hon. William II. Banborn aml wife of Oreenfleld, Mass., aml Leonard Hatch aml Fred Hall of Plqua, ohio. Waitsfield. It is reported that the railroad queatlon is again nnder diBCUBBion. The oontinued drouth is beglnning to be seriously felt in Mad Kiver valley. Mrs. Orange Qale's sister, who came here to visit her aml was taken with rheuinatism of the beart , died the past week. She re sided in Joy, N. V., and her remains wero taken there for intcrmcut. Twi i sons and a daughter of Melvin Eaton . an old townaman, are visiting at . M. and M. Katon's. Mrs. Dr. J. 0. Aller aml daughter have returned to Peterboro, N. II. I,. 1). Bavage and family of St. Al haus are in town. r H. C. GleMOn and wife are the guests of their parents, . J. ( lleMQU. W. J. Audrews aml wife Mr. and Mrs. (ieorge Williams and cbil dren of Chelsea, Mass.. aml Mrs. It. F, Titus and ohildren of Byracute, n. v., with Missos Josie and Allie Blford Of Chelsea, Mass., are stopping at Judgo Itiford's. 8. C. HutohlnsOn of East Orange is visiting in town. Charles Iloeeh aml family of Burlington, with MMter Harry Fitch, aro guests at N. L, Dickenson's. Mrs. Willard Severy Of Hakota, BC- oompanled by her little daughter, is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Schuylcr Van- Dusen, Wasblngton. The work on Tillotson block is rapidly progressing. There Is to be a select reading at tho Haptist church this (Wednesday) evening by Hattie A. Ilishop. A few of the memhers of the Brookfield hrass band joined the Washington haml at its weekly reheafMl last Baturaay evening. A party of old and young visited "grand fathers " last Satnrday. Tho party was planned ami oompany Invited by J. L. Ilowles, aml was composed of representa tivea from l'rovidence, Cambridge, Mass., tlinaha, and Iturlington, Vt. Miss Etta Cook, whilo on a visit to Mrs. I 1 .in .Smith, siokaned aml died. She bad been in feeble health for some time. Tho funeral services were at Corinth on Sumlay. , Plymon Beaver out his ankie badly last Friday while engageil in felltng trees. Alfred Fisher aml wife of Burling ton havo been visiting relativos in town tho past weok. Waterbury, Three i arloads of live-stock wero shippod from Waterbury on Monday. The fresh-air ohildren left for New York on the forenoon train Jnly 11. It is said that one of the drives on the asylum grounds wili conneet with the new street. The date of the openlng of the fall term of the Gradod School has heen changed to Sep tember S. William Heal has purchascd a oornor lot on the street just opeiied, and wili erect a dwelltng-house at an early date. Kev. K. L. Nanton of Williamstown con duoted the services at the Mcthodist church Sunday, exi'hanging with Mr. Davenport. On Friday J. C. Origgs and party made the Mceni of Catnel's ETump, Frank Blltot aotlng at gnide. They report tho clearest day of the season. The andienoe at the Congregational church last Sunday were favorod with some very tine mualeal Beleotlons. Mr. Glover's solo was the special feature. A reunion of the members of the Chau- tauqua ClubwM held with Mrs. Dlllingbam last Friday evening. A very pleasanl time is reported. Eighteen sat down to the table for refreshtnents. A meeting of the trustees of tho insano asylum was held on the 15th, to considor the subject of heatlng the wing now beingoon Btructed. state Andltor Powell of Bloh ford was present, as was also Architect Band from Boston. As Lute Atherton was driving near Water bury Center, last week, his horse took fright andlmade a dMh for the stone-wal I by the roadside, upsetting the carriage and damaging it conaiderably, Wbile extri- catiag the horse Mr. Atherton barely es oaped serious Injury from a kick, the boof of tho anltnal just grazing his eye. Tnesday afternoon at six o'clock Miss Hattie Elliott was united in marriage with Mr. Dewey A. (iraves of Hutland, The oeremony took place at the reaidenoe of the hride's parents, Kev. W. K. Davenport offl oiating. Quite a large number of friends were in attemlanoo, aml the presents wero numorous and oostly. Tho happy oouple took the eight, o'clock train for tho bridal tour. The neglected appearanoe of the oommon laaBUbjectof freiuent comment. As long as the people in the vicinity are kind enougn to endure the loud talking, at timea not too reflned in language. and a frequent broken window, the least the bovs can do to show their appreotation of the privilege enjoyed is to keep the premises in order and main tain a proper ros t for the projierty and rights of otbers. During the next few weeks hase-ball wili ; receive quite an impclus intown. The tirst nine has ohallenged the tiidd Medals of Montpelier aml has in turn reeeied over , tures from the Northfleld and Jonesville nines. The second nine is negotiating for gameS with the Waitsfield aml Middle sex nines. The small boys played a return Igame with Waterbury Center on the oem- : mon last week, resultiug in a victory for the i bome tcam. In I it' ii ol the usual arraugement, a nnion aervioe wili he beldat the Methodiat church next Sunday morning. The occasion of this aervioe ia a deaire on the part of the pastors to devote one Sabbath to the con- slderation of the " raoe problem " aml affll lated subjeots. This is one of thegreatest questions before the natlon, aml one that shonid engage the attention of all who love their conntry, wbatever their religious opin- lons. Carefully-prepared addresaea wili he glven aml a large audienoe is ezpeoted. The gOOd people of the village are patient and long-sull'ering. Day after day during the summer the atmosphcrc along Main street has been oharged with a continual OlOUd of dUSt. With the new sidewalks and other Improvements, to say nothing of electric lights in the near future, it seems roovmnran on kiohth i'aoko BARNARD, SUMNER & CO. They Still Lead I T I S S O You alone, Ladies of VER MONT and NEW HAMP SHIRE, have scttlcd the mat ter bcyond (jucstion, by your very generotis responses, that our Jersey SuitS are The Thing. You have sentto us nearly Four Hundred Orders in the past month, which is the Bcst guar antee that our La Parisenne JERSEY SUITS Arc the cheapest Ready-made Suits, and the very best for the money ever offered to the trade. UNTo. O 30, 13, In Black or Navy elaborately braided in Black or White Braid. Blouse Waist. We furnish this style in the straight waist at same price. Price $2.75 The United States Qfficial Investigation of Baking Powders, Made under authority of Conress by the Chem ir.al Division of the Department of Agriculture, Washington, I. C., and recently completed, Shows the Royal Baking Powder to be a cream of tartar baking powder of the highest quality, superior to all others in strength, leavening power and general usefulness. The Royal Baking Powder is thus distinguished by the highest expert offkial authority the leading Baking Powder of the world. These Garments come ready made, as illustrated, and are designed especially tor street, house or shore wear. They are made of line Jersey Cloth, in Navy or Fast Black, elabo- ! rately braided in nite or I Black, or Flanncl-trimmed, and j are considered by all who have ' bought them to be the neatest, I best-fitting and cheapest Suits I in the market. Ni ITICE. Our out-of-town ' patrons who can not visit our store can have their wants as readily served tnrougn our Mail Order Deparivient as if they visited us in person, if they wili state style of garment wanted, giving bust measure and length of skirt. Money can accompany order, or goods may be sent C. O. D. Send orders at once to avoid deleiy. Wo'vo got arouml tothe Ho$iery depart ment, aml our weekly telllng of what it is for you is as pleaaant to us as usual. It wouhl not he a story of stookings if tho reatest lUOOeBS of the past two years was not broughl forward, at utual, to tako its u-gi-timate place on the top round of the ladder. " Our Special " stamls at the hea.l of " truo aml fast " black Stockings, unaproachahlo. TKvtt pairi or om dotar. There oevez has baan a tasl black Btocklngsold in Worcester to duplioate " Ours" at that price. Kvery pair hears our lirm name, stampeil tbereon hy the foreign lnaker, aml no Otuex Stamp or mark is to he found elsewhere than on the topofthe leg, where you wili Bnd " mperlal Orowni" " Wili not Crock." " Manufaotured for itainani, Bnmner & Go." or " Gloria." Of OOUfSe you w ili he snre that the names are there, else you can not he lufl of quality or gooduess outsiile of us. It's inore than likely that manv humlreils have lookeil for " llur Special " Inarks the past few weeks, for we can not in any other way aooount for the uiiusnull.v large sales iluring that time in this particular grads. "Our Special " I'omes in two weights light summer weight, or a meilium weight for those who prefcr them heuvier. "Our Bpeoial" is a Btooking that never lias heen duplicated or aqualed. rarei pQif$btOM iloll'tr. Not in this olty, It is tha greatest black Stocking made. TflTtt poiTt ir ( dttllttr. Ainiwi: Ai.dNi: OWN IT IN WOR CE8TEB THBEK PA.IR8 fOR ONE DOLLAR. Our ordSTI on " l lur Special " for this fall are unusually large, Xbe writer ssw yeBter- day six cases of tlu'se iinapproacbahlo three pairs for one dollar just arri ed, Made for us alone aml to he found only with us. liut then Of course you know that. A copy of Idle Hour mailetl to any address frcc. BARNARD, SUMNER & CO., Worcester. Mass.