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VKHMONT WATCHMAN & STATE JQtJRNAL, WEDNESDAY, BEPTEMBER !, 18!.
dren, are home short time. Cruz, Californbi B Ht'WCV. Jolltl trom itiiiaueipuia lor a llenr.v .TiiiiifsoM iif Sanla ih visiting bii nnole. c. I 'orter, a Hl l) 1 ;n t at Hartford Tbeologlcal Bemlnary, is visit lng nis irienii, .1. ?i. rernn, -ir Bchool began In tlic Benjamln dlatrlot last week, with Miss Ireno W. Huhbard as teacher. Miss Effle Tnrner bepau a term in the Corner distrlct OD Monday ot this week. Myron ,T. llnijainin WeBt to Mttderj, Mass., OD Mmiila.v f last week, tO look for a situation. Klisha T. aml Miss Mlnnle Everctt retnrned tO their city DOBM In Brooklyn, on Monday. West Berlin. The pnlpit al the Metliodlst ohuroh was occupied last Bunday by Rev. Mr. Anderann Of Harre. V. F. Haacall went to Bol ton last Saturday, tO be gone about ten daya. Phlllp Smltb atnl Miss Nellie Kowell, diughter of (i. 1'. Howcll, were inarrled last Week Tuesday. - Harrison Alexander and his daughter, Ktnma, have gone to Wisconsin on a visit. Mrs. Naucy Lenox, widow of the lato John Lenox, wbo waa a resident of this town for lnany years, dled at Montpidipr last Wednna day morning, ngcd seventy-four years. Braintree. it ia MMotad tiiat quite a delafatlon from Snowsville Orange will attend tbe meeting of Central Vermont Pomona Orange at Williamstown on Wcdnesday (to-ilay). Tbera is aomethlng ctirloua abont the egg market, thia year, Parmari in tids viotnlty are gotting more for thelr eggs tlism the best Kastern are (iiotcd in tlie Itoaton market. Why ia it ; E. F. Dearlng, wbo vlaited Intbti violnity for a few daya, lias returned hotoe. Sidney Rand'a baby li very alok aml not expeeted to llva, Belle Thayer beglna ber term of tohool here tliis week. So tnuob wet weather delavs plowinB, seed IBgi etc. niookfleld. The next meeting of Brookfield orange will be on Friday eventng, September 18 Pollowina Ia the programme; Queition for the lailies, "Cnltivalion of Flowers," opened by Mary '. italph: cssav, by Lewla C'lark; aeleotion, by Sophla K, Follansliee; oration, Wallaoa Oreene. At the last meeting of the lihrary assneia tion, A. S. Allis preaented tlie followlua resolutfon: " Whereat. The Hon. Warren H. Bmlth of Rutland, in niemory of liis Intereatln reading hooks from the Brook field lihrary in btt boyhood daya, baa glven Sioo for tbennrchaae of booka; therefore be it ueiolved, Tbat by vote of thia aaaoolation we expross onrhearty thimks for t liis tinielv and generoua gift." The reaolutlon waa adoptod by a unanlmoua vote. Cabot. Rev. and Mra. H, A. Htisseii atarted last Monday for a week'a vacation, viaitlng frlenda in Meriden, Conn., and vlcinity. J, p. Latnson has preaented eaoh of Blx sehool distriets in town with a nice flag, eleven by twenty-one (" Martfa Wheeler of Lawrnnoe, Maaa., is in town. Hecame bywayol the White Mountaina n bia bloyole. F. A. Wales is addtng another atory to hla houae, and J. T. Drew is laying a wall under bla tln-ahop. Misses Myrtle Boylea, Mary MoAlllgter and Snsie Atkina liave returned from Bethle bem, N.H., where they have been dolng tahle-work. Mlaa Bovles is to teacb in Oranse thia fall. . Walter Bmlth has . retnrned to Dartmontb. Calaia. The aohool at Maple Corner ia in progreaa under the dlrection of Mr. Rlohardaon of Waitsriehl and Mra. Irvlng G. Kobinson. Mrs. J. F. Ayer of Boston, Mass., who has been visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. V. Q. Hlll. has retnrned to her home. 0. li. White and fatnilv are again at home, havlng been at Elmore for two or three weeks. The refular meeting of the Grand Arnjy of the Republio poat and oman'a Relief Oorpa is Baturday evenin Scptemher 12. 1'rofessor Blahop of the Methodiat Bemlnary at Montpelier, is ex pected to preaeh at North Calais, the 13th, at two o'eloek 1 U . North Calais. A pleasant social event was the marriaL'e Belitemher I . of Mr. II I. ',..,, ... - l - ... .u .-i rti-y Allll Miss Luoy M. Tabor, both of Calais, at the realdence of the bride'a motber, by Rev. .1 Edward Wrlght of Montpelier, in 'the pres ence of a amall party of relatlvea and Im medlate trienda. The bride wore her luother's wedding ilress, whieh was worn on a almilar occaaion thlrty-aeven years ago. West Concord. Dr. Hnnter of Lowell, Maaa., is in town, havlng been oalled to attend B. F. Wad leltth, who Ia stiii very alok with typhold tever, Ihevillage acboola cotnmenoed last Monday, with Miss Gertrnde Ester brooka of Barnet in the higher department, and MiasGenevieve Dow of thia plaoe inthe lower. Mrs. R. IJ. Pratl of East Mont pelier and Mrs. Edwln Gulld have been via itlng at John Pratt'a the past few ilays. Corinth. The graln orop la unuaually good in tliis vloiultyj bnt the farmera have ezperlenoed diffioulty in gettlng their grain dry. Cookville aohool oommenoed the fall term Angust 81, undei the dtreotion of Earl Davla of thia plaoe, who is a graduate of Troy Oonference Aoademy and a auooeaaful teacher. The aeoond annual fair of the Wait's Rtver Valley Aaaoolation was beld at East Corinth, Beptember 1. 2 and 8, and was in all reapeota a Hattering anooeaa. The weather was threatening on Tueaday. with rain at nlght; bnt a oonalderable numbet ofboraeaand oattle arrived at the stalis, and the ilde-showa oame in fnll foroe. WedneBday mornlng opened brigbt and beautiful, aml crowda of peopio oame t.. thegroundaal an early bour, cauainganoh a aale ol tioketa as to ilaee the tinam ial anoceaa of the fair beyond all doubt. The exbiblta of aattle and oolta were large for a ooal fair, aml embraeed many Qne uninials. rhere were twenty brood marea with foala that were lit io be abown anywbere, The exblbition of gtalllons, dairy atook, work-Ing-oxen, etc, pleaaed all' Intereated in breedtng and atook-raialng. Good mualo was turniahed by the Washington band, and pleasnre and satisfaetion were gener nlly expressed by those iu attendame. With tbe new oourage and euergv wblob this luooeaa will lnaplre, our next fair (with favorlng oiroumatanoea) will hardiv tail to gq far ahead of this. Kast Corinth, Willoughby Coriiss and daughtar of PhR. adelphla, Penn., are viaitlng ln town. Mrs. Fred Cnrrier of Miehigan is iu town viaitlng her daugater, Mrs. Frank B. Page. ' N. L. Blake and sou of Melrose, Mass., were in town last week. C. 1'. Simpaon, who is at work at East Haverhlll, N. H., was at home last eek. Owing to the rain, Tuesday, the entertainmenl by the Groton mlnatrel oompany was not very well attended, it ia eatlmated that :t,5(l0 were present at the Wait's ltiver valley fair, on Wedmsdav, aml 3,800 on rburada.V. Among the many noticeahle tblnga In Floral llall were seventv-two samples of maple sugar seut by Professor W. W. Cooke from the Vermont Experi- rnent Btation. Thia greatly Intereated the farmera, as they were shown how to make their augar iu order toget the houuty olTered by the governmeut. Danville. 3alma Davis is (derking in u olothina Mr. l.aw- store in 'oodu'iin. v ti ,,i,w. i ln.' ii l.ltV,',' Muuu iu . ,,l i II. Wilsou s, where hls wife and daughter have been atonping for aaveral weeks. Miss Flossle Chase, a suminer visitor from New York, weut to Maine laat Frlday. Kaat Montpelier. Behool at the Center began Mondav, with E. A. Pleree aa teaeher. L. i. Hill recently sold a two-year-ohi Torment oolt for 8122..W. bbbs Mra. H. 11. Tetupleton haa a new orgau, and Miss Hattie Pieroe re eeived a gift of a gohl watch and ehalu, be sidea golng to see the preaident, on her birthday anniversary. Mrs. Eymau and son of Dnxhnrv are at work for Captain Timoth.v Davis. Miss Helle M. Her- aey returned from Northfield last week, aml began teai hing In distrlct No. 1 on Monday. llerbert Stoddard has re tnrned to hls work in Masaaehuaetts. W. A. Kellev is attending achool on Sem inary Hill. Kast Elmore, Isaae ll.ivis has sold hls farm in West Woodbury to a Mr. I.esterley of (iranville, posseasion to be given the flrsl of ( tetober. .1. W. Rlvera has eontraeted to OQt aml haul 200,000 feet of spruce aml hard wood logs from the l.eliarron lot to George Morae'a Inmber tnlll, for 1.. A. Qale. Rev. M. II. Uvati will on Sumla.v OCGUp.T Rev ii. r. r.ragg's pulplt. Walter Ward reoently anol a bird near Qray'a mlll-pond that measures six feet from tip to tip of Wlnga aml tive feet from its hill to its toea. No one has yet been found who oan name it. Miss' Edith Silloivay is teachlng at Island Pond, Me'lvin Korae is attending sehool at Waterbury. Kayaton. W. C. Kelaey has lold bia farm and sugar npparatusto John Stuart of Moretown for tl.nOO, Mr. Kelaey sold hls eowa at auction on Monday last. Qeorgfl II. Kew intends to laava town aoon. . Hollla Mehuron is bulhling a steain lumbar mltl on the Ger tnan Flats. . Jobn Chase is huihling a ihlngle niill. saaaaa The achooll are now in good runnlng order, with the (ollowing teaohera: No. I, Prank W. Wood ot Han dolph; No. 'J, Lllllan Porter; No. .t. Oertle Nerneyi No. 4, Flora Goss; No. ,", Miss Cresey of Waterbury Center; No. II, Hattie Mehuron; No. 7, Clara Folsoui: No. !, Jen nieShea. Della Thoinpson is teaehing in Barre, and tda Thompaon in Moretown. Kate Mehuron, Lliate Maxwell and It. K. Mehuron are attending the Norinal aohool at Randolph. .Tames M. Thoinpson has gone to Boston, Where he has a joh in the luuiher business with W. H. I.eatherhee & Sons. Hyde I'ark. Charley Rlley has BO'.d hla deer to a Mr. 1 hayer of Kiehford. The hotel is near Ing oompletlon, and A. L Goddard'a houae is well under wa.v. It doea not lake Mr. Manley, the eontraetor, a great while to bttlld a house. George W. Stratton aml Mrs. A. V. Wiswell wereeleoted by the Union Sttnday-school as delegates tii the county Bunday-achool convention at John son, this week, and M. H. Eaton aml Miss Bettlah Waterman are delegates to the state convention at Newport. Gov- ernor Page aml son, Hnll, atarted last Sat urday foratrip to Dakota and Montana, and poaaibly they may visit California be fore they return. A little grandchild of Leater Boombower dled at hla nouae last Baturday, Ludlow, The patronsof the oheeae faetory reeoived alxty-aeven centa per bundred pounda for June milk. The recent very wet weather has been a set-back to harvesting. Some graiu has aprouted in the tields. The Baptlat BOCiety, not to be outdone by their neighbora, are to build a new churct edifloe, to ooat 88,000. When the huihling is oompleted, the town will have tive good nonses oi wtjrsnip. L. G. & H. G. Fullam'a chairahop ia up and being puahed to completion. II. G. Fullatn has gone West and is expeeted bome in a few daya with a brlde hla wed dlng being the chief business of the journey. The Congregational ehnrch is nearlng oompletlon. Itiaa fine atrnoture and an omament to the town. It has been built malnly throngh the Inflnence of I). A. Hoald, Esq., of New Vork elty, a fornier reaident. ir is gratifylng to tiie peopleof a town to lie so substautially remembered by its former cltizena, Oata and barley promiae a large yield, bnt little lfany wheat baa been ralaed. Rye is agooderop; eorn ia fair but baokward ; po tatoes are rusting badlv. and there is some complalnt of rot. A large yield was antiei pated untll quite recently. Early applea are pleuty, but winter varieties are BCaroe. There are but few pear trees in this aectlon, but theae are loaded with fruit. Marahfleld. The ladies of the I'niversalist ehureh will hold their circle iu the vestry, Thuraday of iion weeK. Rev. Eester Warren of North Montpelier preaohed at the I'niversalist church, last Bunday, in the abaenoe of Rev. Mr. Mtller. Mrs. Laura (Hill) Ide, who for a year has been BufTering with conaumptlon, ia faillng E. D. Dwinefl'a life is alao alowly ebblng. The band went to Cabot last week Satnr day nlght toplayata promenade ooncert, Next Baturday night it will have a COncert bere in Meader'a hall. E. S. Pltkin had a great desirc to see the Inaideoftbat cave m.'ar the Beckley farm ill (i Ii .:i It, tnnr a Ba- .vw a ,wia rm,, -iioie feet loug, tted It around bia body under the a. I., wk a liintein iu one nami anil a stone in the other aml was let down the lengtb of the rope. He tben dropped the stone, and it was several seconds hefore he heard it strike. Mr. Pltkin tliinks he was not half-way down. He oould see no alde to tbe cave, and says it is quite a bole. He doea not oare to go down agaln, Mrs. George English and Mrs. Ned Thomaa went to Burlington, last week, to visit rrienda. Alvah Davis went to Northfield, laat week, to work Intbeatore of J. 1'. Davis. Benjaiuiu Nowna and wife have returned from Massachusetts and are Btopping with Samuel Bemis. (t.ias Pltkin, a former reaident of this town, now llvlng at Sioiix Palla, Dakota. buried bla little son, Paul Uenry, last week. Mlddleaex. Rev. Leater Warren expects to preaob in Mlddleaex next Bunday, at the usual hour, Mrs. Carrle Poater Drew dled at her home in Barre, last Frida.v, after a hrief ill- neaa. Her oblldbood was paaaed in tliis town, and she had many frlenda bere. The remaina were brought here Bunday, and the Intertnent waa mada iu the viiiae oem etery. Daniel Ladd aml family have returned to Philadelphia. S, B. Ee land of Danbury, Conn., ia apendtug a few daya with hla father, J. C. Leland. Roy Mnrphy is (piite sick with dipiitberia The village aohool oommenoed laal Monday with Miss Gora Miles as teacher. Rev, aml Mrs. M. R. Bamey are via itlng iu Boston. Moretown, I'otatoes are rotting badly in this vicinity. Davld Loveland aml family bave re moved to Waterbury, where Mr.' Loveland has employment with 0. 0, Warren. Dr. Wakeneld of Montpelier was iu town recently, treatlng one ol the palrol Tripp, Tenant St Oo.'a boraea, reoently brought from New Humpshiro. The ))air weigba poumls. Mrs. I). C. Holt, after sulfenng a long time, breathed her last on Baturday, August 29. ... Eester K. ifoit returned recently from Mexico, where he has been for some time. ilis return was on aooouni ot the tckneaa aml death of bla motlier. lle arriv ed a short titue hefore she dled. Tripp, Tenani & Oo, bave oom pleted their Iteatn aaw-mlll on the fann lately purobaaed of Jobn Keough. Itlaln good ruuuiug order and ready for business. - A daughter of Healy Johnson, tive or six years ohl, broke her leg recently. She was at play with her eousin, a Ohlld Ol Mr. Russell who has recently erei ted a new barn, and the door either rolled or fell on her leg, breaking It. Father Brelivet beld mass at the Catholie church, Bunday, August Northfield. Miss Mamie Hassetl is to be married this (Wedneaday) evenlng to E. R. Juckett of Butralo Gap, 8. D. Mrs. T. S. Brooks is to move luto a iart of J. C. Hice's house on Vine street, so as to aend her children to sehool here. i;... ...... i. UU-..K.. i. ,n i,iL,,i)( iii u run oi stones for grinding feeil at his mill iu the west, nui't. of i I . t.. i A , ,. .. ., i ..i... non Is doiug the work. Miss Mamie Wooster, who has been teaeher in room No. 4 of the graded sehool, has reslgued to aceept a position Iu the graded sehool at Barre. This makes five teaohera from thia town now In the Barre aenooi. J. C. Bmlth, now living in the north part of the rectory on Central street, Is to oceupy K. .. I'reston's new house on the aam'e street aa aoon aa It Ig llnished. e. w. Coiby is tnaklng extenalve repnlra aml altermtlona on his honaa and bulldlnga on Vine street, and Mrs. Dane has addeil two plazzas to ker houae on the saino street. The Good Tiunplars will hold a semi publlo meeting at thelr hall In plaeo of the regular meeting Friday evenlng of this week, There will ! a llteraryand mualcal programme and a social time after. Baob member li to Invlte two to be preaent, Mrs. Kimball and her daughter, Mrs. Baker, retnrned Friday to South Manches ter, Conn. . Mlaa Helen Kenyon re- turned Wedneaday, from Burlington, where she has been in a hoapttatl her health ia improved. Miss lielle llersev, who has been learning type-aetting ln the yewi Oftioe, has returned 'to her home in EBaal Montpelier to begin a aohool Monday, Miss Frances Rcauregard, who has been spending the summer in town, left Friday for her home in Springlichl, Mass. G. II. Richmond arrived in town Friday night and left, for New York Mon day with hls wife and ehild. Mlaaea Bffla Tarbell and Nellie BlMett arr at home from Fitehlmrg, Mass., where they are setting type iu a newspaper offloe. Austin Denny from Atlanta. Ga., is viaitlng relatlvea in town. Miss Elien Badger is teaehing in Stowe. : Ernest Balley of Montpelier is clerk in Nlehola' drug store. Major M. Burke of Mam phla, Tenn., is vlsiting his sister, Mrs. Uaa jetti Misa Addle Bmlth went to Hart ford, Conn., Tuesday, to visit her sister, Mra. Olin Onaae, Orange. Mrs. (i. V. Hames ia very ill. - John Bmeraon and wife of Barre were in town orer Bunday, Bchool in distrlct No. ii commenced Monday, witlf Miss Edlth Barnes as teatdier. J. M. ,ord aml wife, acoptnpanled by D. F. Wlnalow aml wife of North Brooktield, are visiting in i uveai i y. Kaat Orange. Rev. E E. Davis Is still in feeble health and unalile to preach. - A young daughter of Moses Bcede is seriously "ill of tonsilitis. Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Sinip s.iii are happy ovar the blrth of a ten-pound sou and heir. Sehool commenced Monday, with Miss Bherbttrn of Barre as teacher. - The Washington band sa- Inted the people of Eaat Orange with some of its beat mualo, when going to and return- Ing fr the Eaat Corinth fair. Mr. aml Mrs. Nelson Town of Kecne. N. II.. Wbo have been guests at Lewis Hutchln-1 son's, returned home last week. Mrs. j J. B. Brooks aml daughter of Syracuse, N. Y., aml Mrs. W. N. JeWell and daughter i wudibw, Aixnoa, Miiospeui sev eral WeeKS at the Jewell plaoe thelr old home re turned to their homes last week. Quite a nnmber from this plaoe attended tlie East Corinth fair, last week. Dr, L. W. Hanson of Bradford was called here on professional business, the other day. Plainfield. There were eight ministers in town last Bunday, four of whom were Uongregatlonal ists. Rev, M. H. Ryan, who formerlv llved in this town, preached iu the Method'ist church last Bunday. The village acboola began Monday with K. Alloe Martin as teacher in the primary and Obarlea A. Woodward in the higher department, Mra.M. T. Page haa sold her realdence on Sehool street to Mrs. Minnle Marsh, and will sell her houaehotd goods at publlo auc tion this week Saturday. A Demoreat oonteat or prize apeaking will be given in the Methodiat ohuroh on Momiay, Beptember 14, under dlrection of the Chrlatian Endeavor Boolety, The memhers of the teaoher'a aaaoolation aml all Intereated in achool teaehing, are requeated to raeet next Saturday at three r. m. in room No. 1 of the village Bohool bouae, Rev, W. T. Bwlnnerton of Connecticut ia visiiing frlenda and former pariabonera in this town, accompanied by his wife and two children. He is expeeted to preaoh inthe Congregational church next Bunday, Miss Qartrude L. Greeley, who la in the employ of s. S. Towner of Montpelier, was at home over Sundav. VVesb.v P Waterbury ia being disetiased somewhat. P'ail Bchoola Opened on Mondav. The village achool is in charge of Maralinll W Downln "f Swanaay, N. H., Mlaa Rimball of WOOdatOOk, aml Miss Mooily of BtOWe, Btraflbrd. The yeiiily meeting of the Vei tm.nt Free- win Baptlata wlll he beld at Bouth straf ford, Beptember 1o-i:t. a nnrt of the ser vlees ill be a ceiitennlal celehration of the organleatton of the Prnewlll Baptlat ohuroh in cdib lown, amt whlch was the tlrst one of this order west of the Conneeticnt rlver. Minlsterial hrethren from Other staies are expeeted to be present and partlolpate, Becauae of the aboVe, the meeting ,,f the White Rlver Choral I'niou is poslponed one Week, aml will be held here on Satnnhiy Beptember 10. Mra. Belle Oove, wife of Wllllani S. Udall, ilied somewhat suil denly in Washington, I). C.. qd the tnorn Ing of the 2d instant. He body waa brought to Strafford for Intertnent, The fnneral services were held In the Congre gational ehureh, Friday afternoon, Rev. n Cnmmiiigs ntlleiating. The town has now a auTtnbla hearse. Uv. Eli ('lark and Wife have moved back IntO tOWO, with the expectation of spending the remainder of their days with their son, L. A. Clark. Harvey B. Hazelton will olTer his entire stock of goods at auction, this week Wedneaday, Thuraday aml Friday, as he wishes to go OUt of luercantile busiiiess. North Thetford. Tliis village semis this delegatlon to Thet ford acadeniy; Olftrence Hoaford, Burna Babcock, Pred Howard, Mary Ladd, Vlola Ware and Joale Baboook, Atbert Leonard aml sister from Pateraon, n.j.. are boardtng with Mrs. Jaqulth. Ed ward Wataon salls from l.iverptiol the 10th, after a two montha' visit to bla brotberaln Engtand. Many of the farmera are buuding alloa and cutttng oorn toflllthem, Mr- Isaac Cntting of Quenhee visiteci friends here last week. Mra. Ahhie HOWe Forest aml children will return to their home in Kansas this week. Mrs. William Bond died last week Tuesday, af ter a llngering Btokneaa of many montha, West Topsham. 0. E. Woodward aml family removedto Plainfield last week. We have noM tOO many auch men ln town, and there abould be Intereat or enterpriae enongh to eaii them into town and keep tbem here, Dr. Wellington of Lancaater, N . H., has been in town a few days, attending to the business of his father-in-law, Ranaom Faru ham. Charles Beeile's hotel was burtied Bunday morning ahout tiveoYlook. It is thonght the tire was of Inoendlary ori K'n. Mrs. C. F. Bmlth and daughter are viaitlng in Massaehusetts. Sehool oommenoed last Monday with a good atten danoe aml three first-ciass teaohera. Miss Nellie Tillotaon has gone to Lyndon to attend sehool. Waitsfield. Bohoola began in town Monday, with the same teaohera as last term with the exoep tioti of dlatrlot No. 1, where Miss Dall Bragg of Warren is to teaeh. Several from thia plaoe attended the Suudav-acbnol con vention at Montpelier last week. Tbe three little daughters of Mr. and Mrs. W. B, Andrews of Brooklyn, N. Y., nre the guests of their gramlparetits, Mr. aml Mrs. Rufua Buoklln. Gertie Moriatta, Oora Kennedy, Hattie Lewis, Allca Baird and George Learned will attenil sehool at West Randolph this fall. Matt B. Jon es re turned to Hanover, N. II. Tuesday. Rev. Oeorge O. Howe atarted on his vaca tion, Monday. He will be away two S'.in- daya, Mary Blaok and Mary Somer- ille, who have been in Manchester, N. H , dnring the auminer, have returned home. They will go back accompanied by Mrs. Jaines Black aud Emma Black. Mr. and Mrs. William Palmer oommenoed housi.'-keeping iu their new house Sa-urday. Frauk II. Brown, who has been in Hampton, N. H., durlnn the aummer, la to clerk in the store for W. A. Jonea. R. J. Gleaaon, who haa been iu Boston and New York, has returned home accompanied oy nis aauguter, Loulae, who has beeu visit ing at Anaonia, Conn W. c. Keln Martin has jtiat returned from a visit at his aiater'a in Boston. Henry Dunbarand family of St. Alhans are viaitlng in town. North Pomfret. Rollo Chtlda is sick with typhold fever. Addle Colburn and Anna Vangban are at home from the beach, Mrs. Sunbnry is visiting in Canada. Har riet Emery is home from Maasachusetis. Mrs. Ellen Wood is visiting iu New port, N. 11. Edlth Leonard has gone io i iMou, .i,ass., io arienii sriiooi. J. A. Burbank is laying the foundation for a new barn, Mary Hewitt is teaehing achool in Hartford. Kast Roxbury. Sehool eoiniuenced Mondav, with Miss Nellie Brown of Northfield as teaeher. Miss Lill J Webster returned to her sehool 1 iu Framlngham, Mass . last Saturday. I Avery Ladd, who has been in tlie Jonea stori! at South Northfield, is ill at his father'a, Mrs. Daulel Braley la board Ins with Mra. Jaaon Freeman. Mlaa Alloe Webster is to teaeh ln dlatrlot No. 8, iu Brooktield, thia fall. Jaaon Free- man had the misf utun to fall froie a ad- 1 der, last week, aud fraotured several of his riba, whlob cauaea bim to walk with oare. Mr. Higglnsof Cambrldgeport, Mas., jolned hla wife at W. o. Prida'a, Saturday, Oeorge Wardner goea to Poat Milla, this week, to work. West Randolpb. Mrs. Charles Ketclium has been qultealok i foraomnttme with Inflammatory rheuma tlam, The graded Bohool opened Mon- day, with a large attcndancc. George Oowdry has gone to Vtneland, New Jeraay, to apend the winter. Frank Stylea retur I last week from a four weeks' vNii in New York. Eugene Wllllama, a I foreman at Abhott's mill. was nrentd. sold his peraonal pronerty at auotion Mon day. Everything sohl well. John Btewarl of Moretown bonght the farm for $1,300, Will C. Joalyn of Haverhlll, Mass., has been in town a short time, but has re turned. Mrs. W. W. MoAUiater aml son, Othor, atarted Tueaday morning for ludlana, where they will apend afew weeks. PaVld Gleaaon and wife aml Ella Kennedy will apend the remainder of the week in Waterbury. R, J. Gleaaon aml M. L. Rlohardaon have been drawn on the Jury from thia town Kast Warren. Mr. and Mrs. Philander Rlford, who have llved in town for the past rifty years, have gone to Chelsea, Mass., to live with their daughter, Mrs. George Wllllama, Mr. Rl ford is in very poor health. Mrs. Charles Beeoh and two children have re- turneil to their home m Burlington. Saturday afternoon, with a fine gohl watch a birthday present from the workmcn at the mill. The Star Theater Oompany are iu town for this week. D. Jj. Kas sett has taken posseasion of the new bouae wblob he bought of Curtia Parkburat, on Central street. An irou brldge ahout tbirty feet long will take the plaee of the ohl wooden atruoture acroaa Ayre'a brook on Forest street. Ellis Curtis atarted Monday for Bparta, Mlob., the home oi his son, Will Curtia. South Koyulton. Dr. D. L. Bnrnett, a graduate of Balti more Medical College, has come here from Stowe, with tlie iutention of niaking this a permanent realdence. He eomea well rec- ommended, and donbtleaa will win the good-will of the people iu his work among them. Martin Patne of Mlchlgen has been Viaitlng his sister, Mrs. Emory, at Dr. Daua's. A hrakeinan was run over, a few miles below here, Saturday night, and had one foot aeverely injured. Mrs. Heury Paige's little baby ia very ill, with little hopeof recovery. ' Aboutieventy of the friends of Dr. Dana guve him a pleaa ant aurprise party, Wedneaday evening an entertatnmeut whlob all present seemed to beartlly enoy. Stowe. Elsie BoyntOO and Hattie Hodge of South Framlngham, Mass., are visiting iu town, Ellen Drugg ia home from North- auipton, Slass. Alice Moody has gone to Taunton, Mass., to work In an inaane aaylum. The descendants and rela- tives of the late Josephus Munn held a re nnion and plculc at the resiilence of Ira Muuu, on Saturday last. Seveuty were present, being only ahout oue-half of the numher now living. The occasion was so muoh eujoyed that all voted to coine again, aud an exeeutive I'omiiiittee was appoiutcd. conslstlug of Mrs. George Town, Mrs. A. A. Warren aud Carroll Munu, and Lucius Saltus waachosen historian. The sub- ject of an electrlc ruilway from Btowe to Mlaa Eva Goodapeed is spending a week in Waitsfield with her sister, Mrs. L. M. Learned. William Bradley is visiting friends aml relatlvea in town. ' Frank Traak aml wife of Bethel raade a short visit in town last week. Mrs. Charles H. Ellis and son of West Dedbam, Mass., are in town. Waterbury Center. Tlie memhers of Stetson post and the Woman'a Reliof Oorpa of Waterbury Cen ter met at A. I). Grilliu's, last Saturday. Mr. (iriiiin is a veterau and member of the poat, but for three years has been sick, and the occasion was one of rare enjoymeiit to him. Williamstown. John Gamble has purchaaed a huihling lot iu the nortbeaatern part f the village. It la aaid a family has moved into the barn on the Qulf-houae premUea, aml that a new house will be built there. The son of Will Jeukins, who was taken by the town to an InatUutlon in Boston some time ago, has been returned for lai k ol a permanent hoine there. Mrs. Charles Moore aml Mrs William ( Irearaon have returned from a visit to their old home iu New Brunswick. Their honie- oomlng is beartlly weloomed here. John M llor, the only son of Rev. R. D. Mlller, reoent tntnlater to the Oongregatioual church here, liuda time from his work as a buaj ttenographer iu Boston to uo aome good Doetioal work. Tlie fact that the ( u lury magazine nccepts it Bpaakj well for him. Obrlatopber Hood aud wlle returned last WeeK Iroiu a visit of so.ue weeks iu Mlohl gan, in and about Grand Raplda, and per hais better pleased with Vermont than ever. In the matter of WSgea, Mr. Hood found farm band gettiug fl."i to 17 a inouth; carpenters S'J to S-.S0 per day ; men in the furnrure lac'ories 81 S0 to $3 per ilay of ten houra. Fiour, ineal, meat (good steak nlne aml ten oenta per )ound). etc, are materlally cbeaper than bere. ttenta are $0 to 910 per montb for gmal oottagea. Oomplalni is madetbat Hollanderaor otuer foreign ln -1 j are able to depreciate the wagea of the native-born populatiou. At the south weat oorner of the Oeneral E. Bass house stands a pine tree, yearly en- larging itsgirth and extendlng more wldely its branchea, the very slmple hlstory of the pianting of which i am anra will intereat loma Williamstown people here and else- wnere. rney will recall the poor, dwarfed, deformed-from-chltdbood chester Dlcken- son, who for yeara was an Ininate of the home of the late riennral. With no home of his invii, and withont a family, tnanv at the time mOat have known how weli he performed his part iu the eare of hlnself enoompaaaed as he was with anoti phyaloal Inlirmitv. But, doubtless, feW ifany knew the life-long, keen sensltiveness of the man to his deformlty, Little may many, old aml yonng, have snapeeted how, in variona tnongntleaa wara, they added to hli afHlotlon by woro or rfeed, it re tnalned for his death-bed to rnveal aome tiiing of this. "The good angel " who in his laat sickness mlnlatereil to the needs of both body and heart with auofa rarc lova aml tenderneaa, was the daughter of Oen eral Bhss who so lately has gone toher rest. It was then that tlie poor man, about to lay olf the terrible " prison house " of his soul, tohl her of the years of liis aiiL'uish beoauae of hla body to be met, it may well be believed, 'with an all inspiring hope of the glorious body yet to be his! The revelation of all his mort'ili catlon aud sorrow came too late to henetlt hlinaelf; but if it shall now lead any of ni to be more thonghtful and pltlful and ten cler towards any other BUoh attlicteil one, it were well now to tell the story of it. The pine tree we spoak of was planted by him self, as he aaiil, to reminil the family of bimaelf he had little hope, probably, of ; any trltlv tnemory. May its evergreen branchaa keep freah in the mlnda of all who see it the ever-needed leason of pity for the sorrows of Otben, aml espeeially of such as he! " Will " O. Martin la at home on a vaca tion from work in Boston. Rev. R. L. Nanton exchanged with Rev. F, w. Hamb- Itn of West Randolph last Sundav. A son was recently born to Mr. and' Mrs. Her berl Oolby. noWOl Burlington. Frank Lougee, after a stay of some years in Ne braaka, is home on a visit. He has long been in the employ ot a Inmber oompany there. I rrin Smith istakinga post-graduate eourse at Goddard Seminarv, aml teaehing some meanwhile. Will Veaz.ey, who has been titting hlmaelt in Boston for some form of evangelistic work, is said to be dolng excellent service in Milford, Mass. Leon Blanobard has been taking a Vacation from work in Burlington. tlrs. Oliver S. Walker, one of our most ea tlmable women, is very feeble and fears are entertalned that she may not live long. Rev. J. Newton I'errln of Berlin will preach at the Congregational church next Bunday. John Lynde had an attack of illness on Baturday night that greatly alarmed his family. Dr. W. If. Mayo thinks it was oanaed by fndlgeation. Mr. and Mra. Thomaa Bpooner buried their baby boy on nionuay. lieorge r. Robertson and Johnnle Marr of Aberdeenshire, Scotlaml, are ahout to OOmplete their two years' ap- urentlceahlp ln tbe atone-shed of John Duf fus. They have made a fine mark as work men. Mra. Leavltt Havward has re turned from Boston. Charles Mont gomery ia no longer atatton agent here. Woodbury Miss Myrtle Lawaon of Fall liiver, Mass.. is teaehing the sehool at the Center, and Miss Mary McKnlgbt in the Harvey dlatrlot. A ault against the town by Aaa Sears for Bupport of Susan I'arks reautted in favor of Sears, he recovertng costs and two dollars a week for snpport. Wlllie Burnham pleaded guilty and was flned on a complalnt, obarging him with ln toxloatlon and dlaturbtng the peace on Sat urday night and Sundav of last week. Mrs. C. H. Chadwlck and her brother, E. J. Btll, have returned to their home in Lowell, Mass. Mr. Oorthell of Provl- dence, R. I.. has been visiting in town the past week, and returned last week with his family, who have been here since July, Franela Drennan has been very sick the naat week, bui is Improvlng. ' Mrs. A. W. Nelson is on tlie sick list. Peter Batchelder of Salem, N. H., is atop plng in town. Aaron Carr has moved into his new house. Clarem e Bill has bought a place in Calais and will move in a few weeks. Elnier Barret has gone to New Hampahire to work at oarpenter work. South Woodbury. Lee Goodell of Lynn, Mass., is visiting at M. I'. and W. B. Goodell's. Sai'L'ent Balley, who died at North Calais, was brought here August 29, for burlal Warren King's family are auffering from typhold fever. His oldest daughter having acarcely recovered, his wife aml youngest daughter were taken sick, and at the pres ent wrltlng the daughter is dangeronaly ill. Worcester. John Kimball atarted for Aberdeen, 8. D., on .Monday. Rev. Mr. Taplin of Plainfield preached in the Methodiat chnrch last Bunday. There are to be meetings this week in the Congregational and Methodiat churches. Helpera from abroad are here. Dr. O. II. Perkine of Wallingford has bought the Dr. Hunt place and taken poa- session. Dr. Perkina oomea to ua well recoinniended as a physician. Perional. Ski kktahv Fostku is on a two weeks' tishing trlp along the New Knghtml ooaat, GoVKKoit CAKPBKLL of OhiO is in the East (or the purpoae of gettlng rld of an attaok of malaria, He will begin atumplng his state on the 17th instant. JOHN S. Dukham, a yonng oolored man, has been appolnted miniater to Hayti. He is well eduoated, and has been an editorial wrlter on a Philadelphia paper. He was appolnted oonanl to san Doinlugo about a year ago. Skckktakv Proctor has been at Marble bead, Mass., recently, but he intemls to start to-lay on a Westem trip whlob will have as its ohject the inspection of aruiy pnsts. He wishes espeeially to see how tlie new Iudiuu companies are doiug. Owkn li. gatks was ordalned as a minia ter in the North Congregational church at St. Johnshury, last week Tuesday night. The aermon was preached by Profeaaor George H. Gilhert of the Chicago Theolog- loal Bemlnary, Mr. Gaies ia to teaob in the Onlou Bemlnary at New ifork theooming year. OCR publlo acboola are the mainstay of our republio, ln them are being oultlvated the mfnda Whloh are to be our future law makera and leadera in every walk iu life. How essential it is that these mlnda should he united to stroug, heallhy bodies. So many ohlldren auffer from Impurltiee and poisons in the blood that it is a wonder that they ever grow up to be men and women. Many parents cannot tind words stroug enougb to expreaa their gratitnde to Hood'a Sarsaparilla for its good tffeot upon their children. Scrofula, salt rheum and other diseases of the blood are efi'ectually and permanently oured by this excellent medl- Olne, aml the whole being is given streugth to realat atteoka of dlaoaao For Summcr Gookerv Royal Jiaking Powdcr will be found ihe greatest of helps. With lcast labor and trouble it makes bread, biscuit aml cake oi finest jflavor, light, sweet, appetizing and assuredly digestible and wholesome. Barnard, Sumner & Co. CURTAIN3 -AND- P0RTIERE8 The "Home Makers " are happy. Why shouldn't theybe? They have had a happy summer outinrr, they are glad to be home again, and they are busy in the most dehghtful occupation of beautifying their homes. Then again comes the pleas ant surprise that awaited them here. They find so much that is good and handsome in Cur tains aiid Portieres. And they find them at so much less than they expeeted. We have no end of splendid things we rarely mendon here. Once in a while the very best of bargains come and go without a word. Here are one or two that came in Monday that will fit in beautifully with what a great many ladies want for special uses : A Gootl Chenille Portiere, fringed top andbottom, in red, gold and blue. Three Dollars a Pair. Here is a fine lot of Irish Point Lace Curtains. Three and one-half yards long full length you see, width also. Thrcc Dollars Fifty Cents a Pair. No one cvcr forgets that these prices represent ditierent qualities of goods from what the same prices would repre sent almost anywhere else. Of course, Irish Point goes right along in price, $4.50, and the best you ever saw sold for $5.00 a pair, and from that away -way up. Splendid lot of Curtain Muslins will be in this week. Barnard, Sumner S Go. Worcester, Mass.