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dlclnnan VOL. 8(5. 44(10. MONTPELIER, VT WEDNE8DAY, OCTOBER 7, 1891. NUMBER 40. Mbcrtiscmcnts. L. P. GLEASON &C0. Corner of Main and East State Streets, MONTPELIER, VI, OFFER Spechl i! IN BLACK and COLORED Dress Silks! (WAUHANTKD.) Trimming Silks and Satins, Velvels and Plushes, Prieslley Silk-warp Henrlettas. Elegant Nov( Itjr Dress Patterns, Oiagonals and Homespuns, India Twilis inallthenew colors. Broadclolhs and Orap d Almas, Trlcols and Dress Flannels, New Black Wool Dress Goods, Plaids and Stripes in Great Variety. mCNOII ANO 3C0TUH MANNtLS, DRESS TRIMMINGS in GREAT VARIETY. tfjfg?2' Having made Extensive J-" Purchasesof alltheabovo Coods, we are prcpared to gjve our customers as l.- rge an as sortment to selcct from as can be found In Vermont, and j)Y at Extrcmely Low Prices. CLEASON & CO., Corner Wlain and East State Streets. October's Golden Days f AI.l. rOB CHANGE IN CLOTHING ro-day we inaugurate the Fall and Winter Campaign by exhibiting thc largest, choicest and most complete stock of Clothing, Hats and Furnishing Goods for Men, Boys and Children it has ever been our fortune to offer for thc in spection of a discriminating public. Saturday, October 10, we will open our stock of LADIES' FURS Adams the Clothier Opposite Court-House, - - - Vermont. COMINC AT Blanchard Opera - House, October 14, 1891. McKee Eauliu -IN "THE CANUCK." THE VERMONT WATCHMAN. mttraSD KVKI1Y WKPNKSPA V I1T The Watchman Publishing Company At Montpelier, Vt. AHTHPK MMB Montpelier. Vt. (lenrral Edilor. T. H. IIOSKINS. M. D Newport, Vt. Agricullural Edilor. Tkrms 82.00 a year; 81.00 for six montlis; tifty eents for three nionths. (anvnsners Wnnlcd. Canvaasors are wanted for this paper, Oeneral Orant's (or other) Memoirs,' and the CotmopoUtan liaganint, Read Uie un- parallelcd offer of this paper, tlie CotmopoU tan tfagattn and eitherGrant's, Slierman's, Bherldan'a or MoOlellan'i Memoirs in an other colnmn. So great an opportunlty to lmy the best of literature at merely nom inal prices was ne ver beforo preaontod. To eanvassers we inako the follnwing llheral offers: For ten strictly new subscrihers to tho Vermont Watchman, Vkrmont Chron iclb or New Hami-shirk Journal, singly or in the coinbination, we will give a copy of either of the above-named Memoirs and the CotnwjiDlitan for one year. For tive Htrictly new HHhseriberB, singly or in tlie oombination, a copy of tho CotmopoUtan alone. For three Htrictly new subscribcrs, a copy of either paper and either the BoBton Jottrnat, or iVei! York Tribunr, ilirror and Farmer, Farm Poultry, or Mra. Logan'a Some Magatint for one year. Here is a flne op portunlty for any young man or woman in any neighborhood or school district. Watchman Pubi.ishino Company. Hlaine's (Jieat Book. To the aplendid offera of premlumi already made we add this week Blaine's great work, " Twenty Years in Congress," two volumos, in coinbination wilh thll paper and Mrs. Logan'a Homt Mnnnzinr. " Twenty Years " was publishod at. 87. .10 a aet and Hold by subscription only. It is printed on extra flne book paper, two royal octavo volnines of ovet six hundred pages each. it is the regular edition, complete in evorything, eontaining lifty flne steel engravings. In view of the approaehing presidential can viins, tbis offer is a timely one. Tho Ilome Magazlne, oonducted by Mrs. Logan, is tho best magazlne for the money In the world. Every home ehould have a copy. It has already reacheil a eireulation of over 200,000. If you have not seen it, scnd poatal eard for lample copy. Blaine'a "Twenty Years," the Ilnmr ifagazine, and this paper, aro uow Offered in comliination for only 184.108.40.206. Ex press on tho books will be paiil by the lub BC.riDor. TB8 Btima UUyamtm& wlU lio fur- nlahed to subacrlbera to this paper who may not desire the books at the former prlce, twentv-tive oenta. at gar- Hiisinpss More Hentlon. W antkd. Twogirls at Monnment House, Williamstown., Vt, FuLt assortment of new goods for fall trade at Griggs', Waterbury. If you bavo a job of printing of any kiud send to the Watchman offioa. vt antkd wmte tiannei woavers North Montpelier Woolen Mill. Wantkd At the Union house, Mont pelier, vt., an experienced cook. Kmn ont the oold by oilng Dodge'i weather etrlpa. E. E. Dodge, Montpelier. Wantkd AU kinds of old Oopper, leail and zino for oash. The Cnlton Manufantnr. ing Oompany. Skvekai. small tcnements to rent. Also a room suitable for a oarpenter or paint Bhop. Joseph Flsher. Two small tenementl to rent at a low price. Also thirty acres of land for sale oheap, Inqaire of D. L, Faller, To Hknt ii For Salk. Two very de- tirabie uoumb, wlth barn, Bhed, and den. Inonire of John E. Hubbard. Pkoplk dMlrtng a good paint for build ings, ut low prices, aro referred to the ad- vertlfement of the Patronv' Paint Worka, Am. wooi. wrappers ready to wear, tca gowns wlth silk fronts, fancy goods, car- pets, etc. A. J, Bowe, No. 'J4 State street. liKi.n ioi'ssoda-waterat Baboock'l, Moxio on draft. Orange and lcmon pbosphatc. Ohooolate and cream of tinest quality. Iee creatn soda. Thk MlMi Fisk are home from New ?ork wlth oholoa Uneof fall and winter millincry, which tbey will take pleasuro in howlng. If you aulTer from " cold in the head," or from ehronlo eatarrh In the head, uso Dr. Sage's Catarrh Remedy. It cures when everything else falls. Ohdkr your envelopes, note beads, bill heails, itAtemenU, etO., etc., of the Watch man Job ofBoe. StiM k and workmarahlp always the best, prices lowest. Lost Saturday, Septeinber 28, near Mid dlesex, a palr of eye-glasses wlth tortoise shell handle. A liberal reward to finder. Addrcss, J, A. Mclntoih, Waterbury, Vt. Skk advertiseinent of farm for sale at Waterbury Center, Frank W. Smith. The farm, the " Noah Uobinsou placo," is de Ugbtfnlly Hituated anil a desirable piece of property. Havk you seen Griggu' new fall line of ladies' kid button boots. Prices 81.50, 82.00, 3.00, 18.00 and 18.50. Tbey are beyond doubt tbe Bneat ever ibown in Waterbury. Look at tliem. Soldikrs, soldiers' wldOWI and dependcut relatives, entitled to peiisioiiH uuder the new penslon law, should Henil to T. J. Deavitt, Montpelier, Vt., for a circular containing the law in full. For Salk. No. 1 pine latb, No. 1 eight-een-inch spruce shingles, moulilings-all kimls and made to order house OnUh spruoe, bass, butternut, asb, oak, cherry, white wood, Alabama hard pine, Michigan plne, floorlng of all kinds. Bought at the BlllUi will be sold cheap for cash. Turuing done to order. All kinds of job work In tbe wood working llDe, TelephOttt con ncctions. fjnited States Clothes Pln Com pany, Montpelier, t. Ordkr yonr envelopes, note beads, bill hcads, iMtementf, etO,, etc, of the Watch man Job ofllce. Stock and workinanshlp always the best, prices lowest. D. W. Tkmpi.k & 0Oi bave just returned from market wlth the largest stock of gar ments, dress goods and all kinds of dry goods tbey havo ever been ablo to show. Qat Wantkd. A competent glrl to do general housowork in a famlly of Ihree. Must be a good cook. Wages, 83.."iO Ad diesH 10 Kast Htate street, Montpelier, Vt. Outsidk garments for ladies are what Barnard, Sumnu & co. are advertlilng this week. They have about every con ceivable stylo of article in that llne. Head thc advertieement, Ixist, alsmt the llrst or tenth ol May, a new pair of dog-skin mittens. A person was seen to piek theui up on the Union bOUM brtdga, Will tbe flnder pleaso leave tliem at tbe Watchman ottice? Thk Orlginal TeiineHseo Jnbilee Slngers, oolored, are bllled for Oapital iiaii, Mon- dav evenlng, Ootobal 12. Admission, twent.v-tlve eents; reserveil seats, thirty live conts. Tickets for sale at Allcr's. Chanoks In tbe time of trains on tbe Cen tral Vermont and on tbe Montpelier & Wells Kh-or roads have been made since tho time-tables on pago two wero printed. The time-tables, as revlsed, are printed on tho eighth page. " Thk weeding out " of tho last year has left the South Dakotagraln and stock-grow-ing counties tho most invitlng fteld for iaie investments to be found in tbe Northwest. iier agrlonltnral prodnota this year will average one iriilli ui dollars to the county. Thk Longman & Martinez puro prcpared paints havo been sold by Barrows & Peok fur more tban liftoen years, and have proved to tbe large nuinher that have used them that tbey are cbeaper auil more dnrable tban any other paint. Every can warranted to give satisfaction. Orant's, Shkrman's, Shkkidan's or Mo Ci.ki.i.an's Mkmoihs, in combination Wlth the Cimmopotiltin, a strictly lirst-class monthly magazlne, and the Vkhmont Watchman, tho leading republican weekly of the state, pub liahed at the capital, all for only M 80. " A munirtcent offer " Indeedl Sce adver tiseinent in another oolumn, Dr. E. M. McIntosh has oloaed his oflice at H8 State street, and will devote his entire time to the practice at the oflice of Mrs. Dr. Clark, 24 Main street, Montpelier, where ho will attend to all kinds of dental work. Bpeolal attention given lotbe treatmentand pri'servation of the natural tcetb. Extract iiia ilono by Dr. Clark's painless mathod. Thkrk are many veterans who have olalms for penilons pending tbat would do well to oonault James E. Curran, Mont pelier, Vt., who has had over six years' ex perlence as a apeeial examinerand isthnr ougbly famillarwitb all thelawsand rnlinga of tlie department. He makes Inereaae and rejei tcd i laims a spccialty. Advlce freo. Ma. t'r.AYTON Pai.mkr of Pleasant Rldge, Ohii, was tfflloted wlth piles for over thirty-live years. He says: "I have bad more relief from Cbainlierlaln's Eye and Skin Olntment tban anything else I ever used, and I have used many kinls. 1 am well of them, except tbe Itohlng, and be- Uevethat in time I will be entirely cured of that trouble by uiing the olntment. i am Wllling to testify to itl worth at any time." Tweuty-tive-cent Imixcs for sale by C. Blakely, dtnggiat, Montpelier, Vt. Thk attractions at the Blanohard Opera house for the montb of October will be as follows: October 14, McKee itankin, in " The Canuek;" Ootober 1.1, lecture by .1. J. Lewis of Boston subject, "Through tho Canadlan Rooklea," llltutrated byover one hundred lime-light views; October 24, "The McOibeny Famlly;" jrt,)b,-r 30, William Olllett'l new play, "All tbe Comforts of Home," Expkrt Opinion. Oolumbia County, Pa., October 1,1801. Mr. O. W. lugersol! : Dear Sirl an a practical painter, baving all m; life worked at tbe boaineai. Save Joal oompleted painting tbe Oentral l'ark Hotel buildinga with your paints and tind tliem tn be as you renresented a atrlnMs flrst-class article and ask you as a favor to send me somc samplo-color cards, as I have many bulldlngl in tliis section to paint, and Want the cards for my customers to cboose from. Reapeotfully jroara, J. Hilton. (Seo advertisement Ingersoll's I.iquid Hubber Paints. Editor ) A pkominknt pbyaloian and old army surgeon in Eastern Iowa, was calle.l away from home for a few days. During his ab senee oue of his children contracted a severe I'old, and his wifo bought a bottle of Chamberlaln'i Oongh Uemedy for it. Tbey wero so muoh pleased with the remedy tbat tbey afterwards used several bottles at various times. He said that from his tzperlenoe with it he regarded it as tbe moetrellable preparatlon tn use for ooldi, and that it came the nearest being a peolSo of any medlolne he baii ever ieen, For sale by C. Blakely, drtiggist, Mont pelier, Vt. Hakikr's Maoazink for October openg with the llrst of two naners nn Ctmfrn In 1890," by Constance Feniniore Woolion, This article, which comprises the best deaorlptlon of tho Egyptian capital yet wrltten, is oopiomly llluttrated after pboto- grapbs and from drawings by the most accompllshed artists. Dr. John C. Van D.vke contributes to the same numbor an appreciative article on "The Art Btadenta' League of New York " " the pluckiest art school in the world " relating its brief history and describing its methods and pur POeai, Ten illustrations drawn by pupils of the school accompany the article. Mont gomery Schuyler's "Olimpsee of Westem Archltecture" (thtrd paper) inclinles his impressions of t he architecture of St. Paul and Miunoapolls, with views of a number of characterlstic buildiugg in those oltlta. Howoll's story, " An Imperative IJuty," is fiuished in this number. The uiagaxine Is on sale at Long's bookstore. .Mnnlpeller and Vlcinlly. sewer is being laid on Bailey vlsltlng in A NKW avenue. ii. m. WHnooMa hai been New Jersey. Kkv. a. j. iforon preaehed Bnnday nft. r noou in Ilerlln. B. H. Tvi.kr of Qreenfleld, Maaa,, was in town over Snnday. Mrs. A. D. Banchokt and daugbter, Jane, are in Bprtngfleld, Mass. JOM W. Swazky is recovering from a se vere attack of pneumonia. A (iuttkr Is to bo bnilt alongtbe westerly sido of South Main street. Mns. F. W. Morsk and Mrs. F. A. Adams went to Boston on Monday. Thk trame of the addition to the grist mlll of K. W. llalley is going up. THKTainil.y of W. Arthur Jones returned yesterday from Haverhill, n. h. W. E. If aiu.ow is soon to move into the realdelee of the late John A. Page. JamKsT. Saiiin has returned from a three weeks' vacation, spent in New Ilampshlre. Boti f. a. DwiNKt.r., preetdent of the Fanners' Trust Company, is in Sioux Clty, Iowa. E. E. Dodok has a timely notice to guard against cohl weather, by using his weather strlps. S. H. O. BoiWOKTH bai been on the sick list, but we aro glad to see that he is out again. Tn Apollo Clnb has deflnitely decldcd t oeokpy rooms in tho Blanchard block ex tcnsiou. Mr. and Mrs. A. DwiMBLL of East Calais spent Snnday with Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Dudley. W. C. Bki.knap of Berlin, who Is study ing at Dartmonth College, was in town last Saturday. Eoward Dkavitt and Dan bnota are at home from tbe University of Vermont for a few days. .IcnoK W. G. Vkazky of Rutland etopped in Montpelier a short time yesterday, on his way south. Thk Chautauqaa olaaa will meet wlth Mrs. ('. 11. Bhlpman, Frlday afternoon at (jnar-ter-past two. ( abi.os Banchokt, John Adams and Ralph Denny returned yesterday morning from New York. C. A. Owlkr, noW of Rochester, N. Y., ealled on his Montpelier friends on Satur day of last week. Thk annnal meetlng of the Btate Teaoh- era1 Aiaooiation is to be beld here, Novein ber .1 to 7 inclnsive. Thk wood-abed which the Wells Rlver roail has been bullding adjoinlng the sta tion is nearly tinished. C. E. .Ikwici.l is back at work in tho I'nited S'ates Clothes Pln Company's fac tory, after a long illuess. Thk wreatllng matob at Capital hall, Bat urday evening, between Oauthier and No lan, was won by the former. Mns. Nohthhlp, who was with Mrs. C. A. Best in the spring, is again with tlie lat ter in her millinery business. F. II. WlNSLOW has left the employ of E. W. Bailey & Co., and has gone on the road for Sawyer & Co. of Rutland. A.O. BBOWNand wlfe returned on Friday taat f'(,m a -ry pteaaant drive of four days in Lamoille ancl Orleans counties. BOWIM ('. RoBBETa and Miss Annio 0. Dugar, both of Montpelier, were married at Nortlitield on Monday of last week. Hknry J. Curtis has moved into the rooms in the Natioual Life Insurance huilil Ing which be is to occupv as janitor. Thk Bethany Reading Olnb had its tirst meeting of thi! season yesterday afternoon, at tbe home of Mrs. (i. W. Qallagher. Mrs. BBIOOBT JOMW fell over tho arm of a roeking-chair, Tuesday morning, in a mo inent of di.ziness, and fractured two ribs. Thk curbing on tbe Klm street side of the court house lot is being relaid, and a con crete lldewalk is to be built to Spring street. Miss Francks Fowlkr, who has been at the home of Dr. Boardman iinoeJnne, went to ber home in Bprlngfield, Mass., on Satur day. Judok I'pton, who has been ill for sev eral weeks at the Pavilion. is Imnrovlnir. and be hopea to retnrn to Cbioago in a few weeks. John W. Paok and wlfe will spend the winter in the South, probably at New Or leans. They Intcnd to live permaneiitlv in tbe West. Thk town agent states that perhaps about one-thlrd more liqnor has been puronaaed at tlie agenoy since the recent Uqnor aelaarei than before. Mr. and Mrs. A. I). Oii.i.ky, who had been in Boaton and Pitohburg, Mass., for aboul three wi-cks, returned to tlie Pavilion on Saturday. Mt. Zion Commandkkv goes to Nortli tield this morning to oonduol the funeral of Henry D. Bean, a oharter member, who dled on Monday. W. II. Pknnkm., an original member of tlie tirst Ohriatian Bndeavor Boolety, of Portland, Malne, maile a oall npon B. B. Towner on Saturday. PBovmoa s. j, Blaxtibd and tamily will occupy a portion of the house of Mrs. Oharb'S Iteed, at the corner of State street and Western avenuo. W. Fostkr Smythk and his mother, Mrs. M. A. Kuapp, left the Pavilion for New York on Monday. Mr. Bmvtha Intanda to retnrn in a short time. Thk Toplo Olnb postponed its meetlng for a week, and the meeting of next week Tuesday evening will be at the homu of Judge ulram Carleton. BlBLBV and Kkmp have sold thelr house at the ner of Sihley avenue and Sabiu street to Mr. Hutoblnaon, toreman for the Wetmore .'t Morse Oranite Company, Price, 82,200. Thk forty bonra1 devotion service at tho Catbolto ohuroh began on Tuesday of last week and closed on Tlmrsday morning. Several clergymcn from other plai'es assisted the Iocal clergymeu. Thk adjourned annual meeting of tbe Montpelier Eduoational and Benevolent Assoi iation is to be beld in tho ladies' rooma.al thaOhnroh of the Messiah, next Friday evening at seven o'clock. Lanodon J. Davis, better kuown as " Chin," was arrested on Saturday for soll ing liqnor at the Waitsfield fair. The ar- rest was on au indictment, and hail was lixed at 9800. J. H. Seuter became surety. THB tirst entertainment of the Ladies' Llbrary Quild oourae was preaanted last evening, when Leland T. Powers gave some of his pleasing impersonations, t lie greater part being taken from the play of " Da id uarrlok, Thk deterrent power of a wholesome en foroemenf of the law was well illuslrated iu a remark reoently overbeard: " If it hadn't 1 P for theae d d raids I would have bad a MlOOU here this fall." Let the good work go on. A tiiird meeting In theinsolvencyca.se of John (iamble was held at the prohato otlice, beginniugon Satunlay. A tirst iueei ing has been beld in the case of Angua L. McLeod, and Thoinas R. McLean waa ap- poiutud assiguee. Coi.onki. 1'rkston, whose tnveatment advertisement appears in another OOlumn, tells of a fariner near Huron, South Dakota, who from tho product of (iilt) acres Ihroshed over 2fl,(XK) bushels of wheat a yield of forty-tbree bushels to the acre which sold at eighty-fonr conts, the gross value of the oropbefng ovr 931,000, teveral times the ooatoftbe land. 0. K. MotJWOK of West Rancbdph is now oonneoted with the treaaurer'i departmenl of tlie Natlonal Life fnauranoe Oompany. Mr. Monlton already has many frieiids here, who will be glad to know that he is to ho in towu permanently. Somk ohangee in the Bupreme-oonrl room are being made by Sergeant-at-Arms T. C Phlnnev. The bem b at which the judges sit has been placed at the west, end of tho room, thna giving muob liettcr llght. It has been on the north side up to tbe present time. Foli.owino is the sninmarv of tnall inatter sent from the Montpelier ottice during the montb of Septeinber: Number of pieces paying postage, 77,:t41; number of frce pieces, LBOBj total, 78,810; weight of the above, 6,831 pounds; postage on xne above, 8!11.H4. MoxrriLiaa lodge of Oood Templara ob served its tirst anniversary on Fridav even ing of last week, when a ileloga'tion of about twenty-Hve memhera of tho Barre lodgo was present. A pleasant literarv programme was presented, and a socia"l time was enjoyed. E. K. Johnson of the Blllaide boarding- bouae sbowa a atalk of sweet, oorn twelve feet three inches high the bigbest reiTird up to ilate. Bpeclmeni of the ears left at the WATCRXAB oflice show that the variety does not, exhaust its strength or (piallty lii produclng tall sialks. Mus. It. M. IIctchinson, after being con Bned to tbe house for nearly a vear and six months of the time to the bed has so far ro covered as to be able to ride out a short dis- tanoe, Mrs. Hutchinaon expreaaea bigb ap preclation of the skill of the attendina ohy sician, Dr. 0. N. Hunt. A lu'k-mizk portrait, in oil of Rev, J. Kd ward Wright, executed by iheskilifni band of our dlatinguiahed artlat, Mr. T. w. Wood, is on exhihition at Long's book-store. The likeness is excellent, and the expres sionsof satisfaction and pleasuro heard from spei tators are nuuii rous, E. R. Skinnkr reoeived last week alarger quantlty of naphtha than was needed at present at the gas works, and the surplus was transferred from the tank to kerosene barrela. In making tho transfer, however, a most oflenaive odor was given out, con tinuing through Saturday aud Snnday. M. C. Gorman died yestenlay morning of pneumonia, at his home on Barre street, after an illness of about a montb. Mr. Gor man was iu the twenty-eighth year of his age. He was a stono-cutter, 'and was a member of the Capital Granile Compauv. The funeral will take plaoe to-morrow. Thk town treasurer reports that. ont of 1 017 tax-payeis on the grand li-c;, 1,400 paid t leir taxes before October 6 When the time expired for paymeut to him. Of a total of $:i.-,,000 ealled for on tho grand list, all but about 87.71 has been paid, and Oi thissiim 82.10 is on,. individual list which, bv the way, is a pretty good ihoWlng. Thk annual meeting of the Iving's Daugh ters was held Monday evening at the home of Mrs. G. 11. B. Denny. The following omcera were eleoted: Preaident, Mrs. ;. B. B. Denny; vico-presidcnts, Mrs. 1. C. V'iiil and Mrs. J. A. DeBoer; rcconling eeretary, Mrs. G. C. Alber: oorrespondlng secretary and treasurer, Miss Jttlia Bllla, Thk subject of the meeting of the Young Peopie's Rellgioua Fraternity, Monday even ing, was " Praise," and tbe aervioe was largely a praise Bervioe. F. W. Banoroft assisted m the Blnglng, and Rev. J. Harry Holden of Amherat, Mass., pjrtioipated iii the ezeroiaea to theevident pleaaure of the meinbers of the society. The meeting was uuusuaily Interesting, OaOBOa A. Vilks returned to his home at Weston, Mass., on last week Friday, after Bpendlng nearly his entire sniumer va cation with his brother at the Pavilion. Mr. Viles has been kept quite huay wlth orders for portraits during his visit, and his work has given the hlgheat Batiafaut'.on, He will attend the school of the Boston Muaeum of Flne Arts another year. Thk delegates from tbe local branch to the state oonvention of the Woman'a chris tian Temperanee Union at st. Johnabury, tbis week Wednesday, Thuraday and Kri day, are Mrs. . H. Rlohardaon and Mra. B. D. Putnam. Mrs. (;. B. B, Denny la m perlntendent of tho department ol nygiene and beredtty, and MlaaAmy Biak of the kindergarten department, and they also will attend tlie convention. pnpuntaina and thlrfeen on tbe ratUrn trlp. Of the 000 aboul 178 went from Montpelier, and abOUt the same number from Barre. The day was peifeci, and the eXCUrstonlflta weredellghtea with the ootlng, The only anpleaaani feature was the preienca of a few yonng men whose rreshness constantly obtruded ltaelf on tbereat of the oompany. If some means coutil be devised to keep thla element wlthln bounda the pleaaure those excursions would begreaily increaaed. The railway OOmpanf dld all In Its power torender the exeursinn en joyahle, and i m oflicers have the thanks or ix hundred peo ple for a deltghlfnl trlp to tlie most attract Ive niountain region in tbe Kast. Thk statement in these columns, last, week, respecting Hiram Atkins' owner ship of the premlaea oooupied by T. M. Lym h .t Co.. was published under a misap prehenston of certain matters. The Lynch store la a part of what is currently known as the o Argus bullding." The sign "Argus and Patrlot Bullding " aatenda across tho entire front, ooverlng the part oooupied by Lynch, Theouta Mr. Atkins publlahea (!f bla eatabllabment show the whole bulld ing, Toalloutaida appearaooe, tbe huiid- ing has but one proprietorslilp, aud a per son not Intlmately aoqualnted wlth real estate tenurea in town wouhl natiirally and reaaonably oonoluda that this property has but one ownership. Appearances are, however, sometiiues deceptive. Thev were misleadiiig in this case. They were respon sible for the statement that Lynch & Co. were tenants of Mr. Atkins, the proprietor of the Argvf and Patrioi eatabllabment, aml tho oonolualona that tollowed, we now Underatand that tho "Argus and Pa trlot Building" has a divi.led owner ship signs and pictnres to the contrary notwithstanding that tho part occu pied by Lynch belongs to the estate of Alexander Jangraw, and that Mr. Atkins Is not responsible for the use made of this part of the building. We ahould deoply regret any wilful or Intentional wrong statement respecting ,,ur esteemed con temporary. We trust that fie error of last week will not be allowed to mar or inter rupt the uniformly harmonioiis and peace ful relations hitberto existing, and we beg tbat our oontemporary will aeoapt renewed assurances of very di.stingiiished considera tion. Thk concert, under tbe auapiOM of tho Apollo Club at tbe Dpera house on Fiiday niglit was greatly enjoyed by those who at tendeil it. The programiue was BUfHciently varted to anataiu the tntereet throughout, . niiu eacn iiumoer was executed witli credit to the particinant or participants. Tlie band bad one number, the overture, " Oriental," Whloh was uuusuaily well played. The ! Apollo Banjo Club appeared three times, and was heartily applauded at each appear i ance. Indeed, encores were numeroiis and Impartial. The Apollo Quartette was at its best, and its two numbeis, with the re sponses to applause, were quite as enjoyable as anything on the programme. Tothe Hrst encre the quartette sang " Estudiantina " agam, and to the second, " Mav I Love tlie Girls?" was given. Mr. Bancroft's solo, Love i Borrow," waa eapeolalty enjoyed by tbe audience, and his second'selection, "The Bold Soldier Bov," was also thor oughly appreoiated, Rarely have we heard Mr. Banoroft sing with more expression than he dld Fridav evening. The piano ac companiment of Burt L. Taylor was un usually oareful aml sympathetic, aud in his other accompanimenfs tlie same qualitiea were notloeable. w. E. Dufur'a utarluet solo was cliaracterized by aduiirable execu tioii, and tlie audience was extremelv well pleased, showing its pleasure in an encoro, to whloh Mr. Dufur kindlv rcsponded. Masier Artliur Dcwey tdayed'a scliottiache cjii the banjo, and was obliged to play again to satisfy the pleased listeners. Ma-ter i Ray Huaa made his tirst appearance as aao- loist, and his selections were given with a ; touofa wbiob promtaea well for the future. He givea every indloatlon of poaaeaalng the c.ipac'ity to bei le a very tine violinist. ro tlie public tbe concert gave excellent satisfaction, aud the Apollo Club is riober oy a snug siiiii ot mon y. Obltnara It la a great year for cropa, x. w. Peok planted six acres of corn for his silo. Some live acres of the grOWth lilled the silo, The remaiuder be allowed to mature and from it buaked 2l7 bushels of ears a remarkable yield. The corn is the twelve-rowed vari ety, a trace of w hich is hung iu the store of Barrows ,t Peok and attracts much atten tion. To be exact, this yield was from seven rods less than an acre. The work wns done by maohinery and the coal of produotlon was probably not over ten eents a buahel. Thk monthly meteorological suniinary at the N'orthlield station for September is as follows: Mean barometer, .tO.l.t.:; highest, 80.484, Septeinber 30; lowest, 20 8s, Sep- tember 13; mean temperature, flo.6 ; hlgheat s."i , Septeinber ls, 2,1; lowest, .Ui , Septeinber 1.1; greatest daily range of teinperat are, 33 Beptember 28; leaat daily range, 12, Bep- .-ui,m-i iuciiu leiuperaiure tor month in isk7, ,11. s ; 1888,84.2 ; 1880 1890, .Ui : prevailing directioii of south; total precinitation. .98 Innh preciimanon same montli ol iss,, LTg same .17.4 ; wlnd, total 1888 b 2, ; IN, 4 m;; 1800, 2 98. Frost, S, pt, mb.-r !t. Dkpi ty Shkrikks Cook, Ca.mp and IIkath looked in 011 Ihe saloon of Bernard A. Mc Kenna, last week Fridav afternoon, and in the back room were found a piteher of wblakey about two-tblrda full and a six-qiiart pail about half full. The veaaela were quiokly emptled bv a boy before tbe very eyes of tbe OfHoora, and tbe piteher was hioken, but a small quantity reniained in the pail, aud that, with tho re- matua of the pitoner, waa taken for evldenoe. McKennawaa arreatedon an Information of the state's attoruey for selling aud for aeeping a nutaanoe, Ball to tbe amount of 9800 was given. Thk lines of the Montpelier liqnor dealer have fallen in iinpleasam places. On Tliurs day of last week Deputy SheiilT Beath arrested J. Glinney on an information, liqnor baving been selzed some ttme since at his saloon. J. A. Locklin fiirnished hail, which was lixed at 8.7KI. Indlotmenta have been found against J. A. Locklin and Krastus Locklin, and on these, as well as wrtta of Information. they were arreated on last week Friday. The hail of tbe former was placed at 81. .100, that of the latter at 8400, aud both are out. T. M. I.vnch ;,, is summoned to tell his story in court. His hail is 8.100. This session of the court promises to he interesting. Miss i.ai a v D. Wkitb oloaed bar oonueo tion with the store of Marvin .t Sherburne on Saturday, aud yesterday ahe returned 1,, he;-home at Topsham, wlieie she will re maiu for a tiiuo before going to Boston to suidy ahort-band, On Friday evening Miss White was honorcd with a "gOODer partv " given by Mrs. F. A. Slierburne. About twenty-nve young people wero preaent, and a delightful evening was paaaad, Miaa Hinnie Armea winning the Brat pri.eand B. L. Parks the " iKxdiy." Refreabmenta als nlrihiiteil to the pleasure of the evening, and Miss Wllley and Mr. Harvev of the S.nuinary gave very interesting reci tations. Miss Whlte's departure is sin i ciely regretted by her many Montpellei frlenda, Nkarly m persons went on the White mountain excursion 011 last week Thuraday fourteen ears being useil 011 tbe ruu tothe mahsh. Mrs. Bophronla H. Marab, who has at last been granted release from long- protraoted aufferfnga, waa the daughter ot the late Charlea Bllai of Calais, and her life waa apent moatly in tbal town, where ahe was widely known and sincerelv reapeoted Her marrlaga to Oharlea D. Marab (who died about six years ag, ), brought upon her theoare of his seven children, aud most Bucoeaafully dld she perform tbe dntlea arising in this trying relation. Her love and devotion weretboaeof a mother indeed; aud won iroin them a respousivo atfection, ofteii tenderly manifested to her in her del i lining years. She had an active mind, a unny ulapoaitlon, and auperlor strength of pharaoter. Ber daily life proolaimed " the hoiiness of belpfulneaa." and her atrong faith diaarmed deatb of its terrora. Pratt. Tho entire oommunity of North montpelier waaaiartied bytnenewaof the death .,f Mrs. S. C. Pratt on Fridav after 110011 of last week. Leaving her h.iardiil" nlaiu at about three o'clock, she went To her favorlte reaort for reading and study a ! seat close by the edge of the poud, About I tlve o'olook her body was found Inthewa ter by Oharlea 0. Bamadell and Joseph Vatta of Montpelier, who wero prep.iring toflah. It waa about ten feet from the ahore, aud iu veryshallow water. Close by the water was a number of the CotmopoUtan magaziue, found open outheground with the pages down. '1 his was but a few feet from her seat, where her cloak was found. The closest investigation of the attending olrcumatanoea and the facta relating to her former sickness, leave no room for doubt that her death was c.iuscd by the retnrn of an old trouble, hysteria, which was brought 011 by overwork and study. Mrs. Pratt 's huaband arrived at North Montpelier about noo 1 Saturday, and late iu tlie afternoon tbe remains were taken to West Concord for Interment. a memorial service is to be ; beld at North Montpelier as soon as arrange- menta can bemade, Mra, Pratl was born at West Concord, and had alw.ivs lived i there utitil tbe last two ynars, with ihe ex- ceptlon of some years paaaad at school in the West. Iu her native place she always tooa an active part iu church and Sunday- school work, and the sympathv of tbe 08 I tire OOmmUUlty goes out to lier atlli, t. d relatives, especially to her husband aml to her aged mother. For nearly a year Mis. Pratt had served as tho miuister of tho I Univeraallat aooletlee in North and East -"ouip. r. preacliing 111 both places each Sunday, aml her amiability aml Ohriatian devotion, her earnest and impressive ser- monj, and ber evidently ainoere desire for ihe w, lfare of her Book, had resulted in a qUiokened Interest throughout the soi ieties, and had justitied the antii ipations fonndcd upon her known sin-cess iu her previous flelds of labor. Seldoui are so Hrin bonda of contideuco aml inutual interest and af fection so quickly fornied between pastor and peopla as they were between her and tho meinbers of these societies She had not been ordained, but it was expected tbat sho would ere long he formally iudiicted into the oflice whose duties she had so abuu dantly proved her ahllity to perlorm, and that she would malntaln a oreottable stami- ing in the ranks of tliu clergy. Her staml ard, both for the ministry aud the ln.it-, was a iugn one. nne exacted much of herseir, more, probably, than her strength war- ranted, aml was not ooatant with baif beartedneaa any where; aml at tlmea no ; doubt she was tou easilj depressed, when, 111 nerseti aml others, the actual appeared to fall far short of her ideal; but she eu joyed her wrk heartily, and had great rea son to tbank God aml take courage in view of w hat she had been enabled to aceom plish. The funeral service at West Con cord took place on Sunday.