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VERMONT WATCHMAN & STATE JOURNAL, WEDNESDAY, OOTOBER 19, 1892.
S Mnnday. Their contoHtants were the V. M. 8. team of Montpelier. Tlie two teami I layed well. V. M. ,8. has not had the. neeilful tralnlng. If it had its I0ON would not have been so nmall. Tlie teams llnod up as followa Hoddard. I'oiiHonl. V- It. S. WllllanM Rlghtend Wehntcr. K.lwardl '.. RlRhtUckle Huntington. Wlllnrd Hlght guard Morniv I'Blne Center HSr" Wheelor I-efinunrd Hurt. BbII Lefttncklo Oordon. t Hini.htll I.eftcnil ! ReaH QuartiT tmok 1IIWii. ?:::::::::: !"' '-'!:. IKr llnwltt Kull hsok Noyi-n. Beore .'14 to 12. I'mpirf, IIolliHter. Referee, Trnax. Kriday afternoon a halfwitted stranger alled at tlie blacksiiilth shop of P. A . Noddo, cin Bunimer street, ancl asked tlie prnprietor to haat a small piece of iroti pipe which he riii witli hitn, Mr. Neddo plnoed the plpe OD his anvil. Ati exploslon followed which broke the wlndow, aml at the satne time bnrned the iktn of Neddo'a faoe, and also that. of a yomiK BH in IiIh omploy. The stranger disappeared. OlOMf exainina tion of tlie plpe leads to tlie coucl tision that lt. wbh a boinb of snmc descrlptinn, intondod for a purpose. It. is iwelve inrhen long, and was clostid at both ends. Mr. Neddo liaH no idea of tlie meahing of tlie act. Tlie genernl opinion that It was intended for some otlier blacksmith. liarnard. Tlie people of tlie town Will meet at tlie town hall next Friday at. two P. M. for tlie observance of Coluuilius day. Tlie members of tlie Metliodi.it church and otlier friendH of Mr. Ilanilv, tlie pastnr, met at tlie parsonage nn Weduesday of last week for tlie purpose of making liim a do nation visit. Bomewhat more tliati 840 waa realized. Mr. and Mrs. Haml.v liave been zealous workers in tlie good OUM and liave made rrjany friendH in town. West Herlln Tlie new two-story house OD tlie corner of 8cbool street, and Emerson avenue hua been bonglit by L. W. Porter, wlio will uiake It liis family residenoe. G. 8. Euoerson, manager of tlie Emerson Bnilding Association, is taking act.ive steps toward tbe erection of a building to be iihhiI as a blaeksmith shop. It has been suggested tliat tbe laying of the corner-stone for tlie new lmll hiiilding at the eorner of Granite street be made a part of the Columbus day programme, aml that tbe tiiuliling be known as i oluuihus llttll Tbe grading for the new building on the corner of Main and Granite streets Is com pleted, and tlie erection of the bnllding is to be cumtuenced at onoe. Tlie Hrst Hoor will lie used by L. W. I'orter for tlie sale of gen eral lnerehandise. and it is pnrpnHed to Bn ih the Beoond tloor into a hall for general use. The seholars in dbitriot No. 4, moved by tbat splrit of patrlotisia whtob wai leM- ing i liaracteriHtie of the hWOW Ol '7li, have demnnstrated the trnthfulnnHH of tlie old lniixim tliat " blood will tell," by raiHing tlie money amonp tlieniselvea to porohaas ;i tiag, and, witli tlie asHistanee oftlie teacber, MiHH May Crandall, have arraugeil a pro uranime for ColnmbtU day. Kdward Ilamly of Wareliam. Muss , whh a guest of Wllbtir Hrown laMt week. tan Itrf , IJaniel Hrown, wlio has been visltlng in Masnai'lnisettii for sevoral weekH, lias re turned. Kdward Iteilinond has goue to England. He ig expected to retnrn iu the Hpriug, brlnging bil family witli bim. Bethel. .T. P. Marah is bnilding a new bani. There was a Christian Endeavor noeiable at J.G. Sargent'n last week Weduesday ev ening. There was ameeting of the young peo ple's annex of the I'niversalist Obnroo at WiUlam Adains', last Saturday evening. A party of about seventy gathered, re eeutly, at, Will Hlossom's on Royalton blll, and haiked mauy heaping baskets of coru for liim. Tlie snbscription paper for the library as aociation has beenleft at the poat-otliue for the convenience of those who wisli to be ome members. The new road embankiiient near A. P. Hunton's has been rendered more safe, and by a heavy railing aecured by stout iron posts to heavy granite bloiks ilaced on the edge of the embankuient. A party of seven, coinposed of 'Sqnire Bowen and wife, Elias Bowen and family, Miss Margery Bowen and Fred, son of Syl vester Bowen, left last Thwrsday, for an extended visit to Boston and Providence. G. H.Tupper has hought of A. J. Grahatu the ilonble bnilding lot betweeu C. H. Kid der's and Charles Hoisinzton's and has parted witli part of it to W. H. Oeanier. Both Mr. Ttipper and Mr. Creamer will bnild in the spring. The Yonng People's Soiety of Christian Endeavor of the Congregatioual ohntoh is preparing for preseutation upon the stage in the near futurethe mock smt, " A lieady made 8nit," tlie proceedsto go to the beue tit of tlie bnilding ftiud. The cheek-list for the November free man's tneeting is out. There are quite a a uuinber not entltled to vote at the Sep tember election who will have gained tlie reijnisite resideni e by the November elec tiou, and it behooves all sueh persous to see tliat tlieir names are on the list. Bethel village was delivered to the tender inereies of Satan last Snuday, as far as act nal jireseuce of ministers of the Gospel was conoeined. There was lay reading at the Kpiscopal ehntob; the Congregationalists bad BundajftObOOl and the yonng people of the Universalist society field a meetiug. The observance of ColnmbUI day next Friday by the village schools inelndes the (ollowing programme: At .)::i) a. m. the three lower departinents will meet in Miss Tupper's room auil the two upper depart nients will meet at Prineipal BlaUuell'l room wliere the exeroises adop'.ed by tlie natioual eoininittee will he observed. The afternoon session of the scliool will he oinitted. A meeting of the Itockbolden in the shoe sliop is ealled for Weduesday eveuiug of tbis week, at wbloh the auunal report of the directors will be rendered and a propo sition will be cnnsidered to inerease the eapital stock. The iast year has been a proaperooj one, notwithstauding the faet tbat the shop did not get fairly to work uutil Jnly and ouly paid expenses u to tbat date. At a meeting of those interested in form iug a library associatiou last Kriday, a re port was received of a eommitteeappointed to draft artieles of asKociatiou aud by-laws, bnt the formal organiation of the assoc.la tion and the election of orllc.ers wasdeferred two weeks in order tbat the lubjeot inight he more geuerally nnderstood auil oppor tunity given to more to joiu the association. As the initiation (m is only one dollar it would Hiiein that a grcat nuiiiber wonld take advantage of this ei onomical way of teacli ing good reading. l)r. K. ,1. Chlld has kindly offered the use of her otlice for li brary roonrs, until the tinances of the asso ciation shall warrant rooius of their owu. Much iuterest has been manifosted in the Christian Hill granite quarries lately, as capitalists have liecome interested in thein and there is a very excellent pmspect tliat they will be Workcd again. Tlie i.,p iavi.s roui these quarries have been taken out iu the past aud the under grauite sliows up mucb better thau the top, which has been slightly diseolored by the water oo.iug doWH, Kpeciiiiens from the ledge have been tested by experts and prouounc:ed free from iron or otlier LmpurlUtU and of exeelluut quality, maob resembling the products of lh Westerly, 11, I., (juarrles. The Christian Hill quarries produce three kiuds of grau ite light, dark and uiedliim and.oue strik ing advantage of the Bethel grauite is that upon pollsbing it shows the coutrast be tween the "cut" aud tbe maiu surfaee, without any addition of paint, as is ueces sary with tbe Barre grauite. There are seventy-live aores in tbis ledge. Iu the past soine liave been quarrled tifty feet long, and they eau be takeu out iu pieoes over one hunUred feet long, tbe quarry beiug situ ated nspecially favorahle for thls, as It has a dlp of only two feet In tlfteen. A stock company Is being organind witli a capltal of J200.II00 for tbe purpose of quarrying, cutting and polishlng thll stonn in Hethel. The addition of a husiness of this I'haraetor to Itethel will give a great boOOQ to the flnanc.lal prosperity of every nian in husi ness or owning property In Bethel. Sevnral of the shop hands who liveil In Royalton and went to and from tlieir work on tbe local train, iliscontiniied last week, have thrown np their emplovtnent, as It Is next to iinpossible to tlnd board or alccpiiig room In Hethel. A family from Massachn setts came here recentlv, having sent their gooils forward, expeiMing to tlnd rooms, bnt were disappolntcd and have stored their goods until spring, wbcn. undoubtedly, sev eral houses will be pnt up Wliv not form a bnilding and loan association'.' Such an Institiitiou has proved of great beneHt. wherever it has been trled, and Hethel Is certalnly In need of sotne hoom for liouse building. 8ome hesitate for fear the shoe shop may not prove a permanent institu tion; bnt present indications point to the faet that it has cotne to stay with II, A handsome llnaticial sliowing since they set tled down to work In Jtllj assures tbis. A meeting will probahly be called in the near futurc for the purpose of increasiug the cap ltal stovk. Edwln Henway and family, who recently moved to town, were to retnrn to North Adanis, their foinier hoine, last week. Misses Josie Heath aud .lessie Chad wick were at Sharon last week. 1 Mrs. Henry Wllson of NortbMBDtOHi Mas.s., and Mrs. Abbott of Cliicago, III., were tbe guests of Mrs. Myron Bnrnett recentlv. .. Mrs. E. A. Davis of White Kiver Junction has been visiting her father, I'eter O'Oonnell. Mrs K.ihert Fremdi has been appointed adiiiiuistratrix of the estate of her lat.e husband, and 0. H. Kiddnr and C. 8. Davis coinmissiouers. Miss Belle Chaiuberlin is working in Mrs. K. I'. Wilson's miilinory store. - Miss Fan nie Waldo entertained a party of yonng friends, Tuesday, October 4, at the hotne of her father, Amos Leavitt. 1 Mrs. C. R. Noble Is In New York for a visit of sev eral weeks. Mrs. Warren Greene of Itulfalo, N. V., was the gnest of I)r. I,. Greene recently. Mrs. E. 8. Jaek son is visiting her son John iu New York city. Miss Twiddie 8tearns is visiting her brother, W. G. Stearns, who has lately moved from Hrockton, Mass., to Medford, Mass. r Miss Aune Tuppnr is InatruotlDg a olass in eloontlon and pbj iloal culture. wtlllam l,. MaO was in New York last week for purpose of visiting his son George. Henrv 1 hayer also took in the excursion to New York. Cabot. E. I). Waldo is uight watchmau at the state house. Columbus day (next Kriday) is to be i el ebrateil by the schools in this town. The exereises will comtiieuce at two o'elock, sharp. at tbe village hall, and will oon- sist of reottatlons, dnging, saiutiug tbe tlag, etc. It is earnestly hoped the people will take an iuterest in the occasioti aml manifest it by tlieir presenoe, Calais. Thomas' illustrated lecturo at Maple Cor ner on Tuesday evening was iuterestiug and Instructive. The Snuday evening serviee held at Maple Corner by Rev. J, 0. Wright was well at tended. Tbe meeting to be held October .(0 will begin at H:4." P. M. The Columbus day exereises at Maple Corner will be held at one o'elock in the afternoon. It is hoped and expected that mauy will be present. Old soldiers are speeially invited to he present and partloi pate. Murra; Holliater of Marsbtiehl was in town last week sui vcying in the Kohinson oemetery. Mrs. Luoy Blayton Oonner of Cliippewa Falls. Wis., has been visiting at Charles and WiUlam White's. Krank Orilway and family of Washington, Vt., visited at Cyrus Dickey's, recently. Mrs. Newcomb of Montpelier is to iuspect Stowe 1'elief Corps on Kriday even ing uext. Kast Calais. W. E. Laird is pncbing work of repairing the grist mill, aud Marcus It. Blisi of Marsh field is to rnn the mill, he haviug already oommenoed grindiug. Hon, and Mrs. I. S. Dwiuell received their friends on Tuesday afternoon of last week, between the hours of two and rive, it being tbe golden annivereary of their wed dlng. About one bundred twenty-tive rela tives aud old frieuds called to otfer tlieir congratulations. Hon. A. Dwiuell and wife received with theiu. The rooms were dec orated with autumn leaves, ferus, cleuiatis, and potted plants. Tbe dining-room, with its dainty refreshtnents, was under the su pervia(on of Mrs. Alma Siuitb of Montpel ier, while Misses I,ola Pierce, Ina Bullock, Mahel White aml Maude Pierce served as waiters the tlrst three beiug erandnleoei of Mrs. Dwiuell. Iiev. I.ester Warren made some appropriate reiuarks, Mrs. C. R. Dwi uell read au original poem, and a pnetn written for the occasion by Miss Aiblie Lovell of Tauuton, Mass., was read h.v Dr. B. L. Dwinell. The three hrothers of the judge, who were proseut, presented liim with a gohi-headed cane. while their wlvefl gave Mrs. Dwiuell a gold tblmble. Mr. and Mrs. Dwinell spent iiiuch of tlieir early life in the village " tavern " when the stage, runniug from Barton to Montpelier, stopped there for dinner, aud the fauie of their house and of Mrs. Dwlnell'i coolcing and wide-spread. C. H. Kield and Doctor and Mrs. B. L. Dwinell of Tannton, Mass., were here to al tend the golden wediling of Mr. aud Mrs. I. S. Dwinell. Mr. and Mrs. Ah ander Dwinell of Hrookiyu, N. Y., who have been peudlng the lutumer here, returned to tlieir bome last ! inlay . : .l ,-s Eulie Baton of Montpelier is'triinmer for Mrs. C. H. Dwinell. Mrs. Nancie Wheelock and Mrs. Vinnie Prevost attemleii Grand I. odge at Harton last week. North Calais George Kelton, accouipauied hv Mrs. Fann; Lovering aml Miss Oonant, visited at the old bomestead la.si Weduesday; also, same day, Mrs. Lucy Slayton from Sodom, and her daughter Lucy, with childreu, from the West. Mrs. H. B. Arbuckle has been at 8. H. Koster's for several weeks, cariug for her grandmotber, who is very aged aml feeble. Mr. Arbuckle is to do some work there Boon. Mr. aud Mrs. A. M. Koster of Cabot visited there recently. Chelsea. Tbe public library rules have been so moilitled that hooks can he kept out four weeks and cannot be reuewed at all. The bequest of $m from the estate of Miss Harriel D. Hinckley has been received. Hatnilton Club, No. ti:;7. I.vceum League of America, has orgaui.ed Hself as the Ver mont state senate, and will meet in that capacily MotnUy evenings tbroUgb the sis sion. Members of tbe legislature are cor dially invited to cotne and see aud learn. Mrs. Mary U. Pike died, Saturday tnorn ing, at the home of her sister, Mrs. t'huse, after a short illness. The funeral services were held on Sunday afternoon, Bev. Mr. Bherman offlolating. Mrs. Pike was the youngest ohlld of BUbu and Pollr (Batob) rXyde, and waj born in Chelsea, tfanuary j. I - I Iu l- she married Kbeue.er Pike of Cornish, N. H., where her life was mostly spent. Columbus day will be observed hy all the schools of tbe town with appropriate exer eises at tbe Congregatioual cliurch, begiu ning at two i m., up to which hour seats will he reserved for all childreu ofiobool age aml their parents. It is hoped tbat from all the districts of the town, wliether schools are or are uot now in session, there will he a general response to this annoiin. e ment. Papers will be read by several teachers. There will be recltatious by pu pils aud aildresses by citi.ene, with patriotic songs. N. H. Watkins, who coines from Norwich, is managiug tbe creamery, aud bas rented Mrs. Mary Kimball's house. A. W. Chandler bas returned from Massacbueetts, not tlndiug sucb au opeuiug as be expected " John (' Pierce and wifn have gone to Itethel, where be is to work in the shoe factory. Miss Jennie Pierce has re turned to town, and ts working In Mrs. Peters' inllllnery ostablishment. .. Miss Grane K. Ordway is attending a private school In Boston. Kast Corinth. Rev. C. N. Uoss OOOOpted this palpll last Sunday in exi hange with Rev. Mr. ifatch. Great preparations are being made for tbe Columbus celebratioti, next Friday, at Cor inth I enter. 11. A. Jackman has recently cotnmenced a bnilding north of bls shops, and when done he intends to use it for a tlnlshlug shop. G. F. Hutterfleld of Manchester, N. II., Is in town for a few days. George Stearns has returned to tlie West. 1 Mrs. B P. Sawyer, who has been visiting friends in Boston and vlcinlty for thepist three weeks, has returned. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dickey wero in Manchester, N. II., last week visiting relatlves. R. R. Fulton was in Boston, last week, but returned on Saturday. Kast Montpelier. Charles Oolltni of Grnndv Center, lowa, Is in town. C. M. Ilamblin accom panied I. N. i ..... - to tbe West with his Hhipinent of cattle last week. On Thtirsday evening of this week, at 7:4"i, at the brick cliurch, Rev. C. 8. Nickerscn will give an address on " Columbus aml Amer ica." Henry Dolan, Maynard Spen cer and Bert Gale of Plainfield are at work for Jarvis Hrothers iu tlieir stone sheds. North Montpelier. Several couples from this village were in attendance at the dance at the Kast village, Satunlay of last week, and report a very eu joyable tiine. The subject of Rev. Mr. Niekers-in's ser monatthi) Flast ohnrob last, Sunday was "Ingersoll and Christianity," and by re quest he is to give the satne serinon at our cliurch here next Sabbath. The ladies connected with the " Social Circle " will hohl an apron festival at the Vestry hall next week Thtirsday evening (October 27.) There will be llterary and intisical exereises and a farce as entertaiu ment. Everybody is invited. There is to bo a meeting of the lot owners of the cemeterv association, Satur day evening, October 22, at seven o'elock sharp, and it is hoped that all owners and others interested will he present, as impor tant husiness is to cotne hefore the tneeting. George Kelton, who has been absent the past several weeks on a visit to the West , returned home last week. Mrs. Lov ering and her son Kveret.t, accompauied by Miss Oonant, all of Somerville, Mass., are here on a visit to friends and relatives in this vlolnity. J. W. Butterfleld was called to his old home, Westtuoreland. N. H. i Tbursday of last week, on kOOOUnt of the deatb of his brother's little girl, Daisy B. Our popular stage-driver, Grant Templeton, set up the cigars Saturday even ing. For the reason why, reference may be had to the marriage notioee. - Pro fessor aud Mrs. O. K. Holliater, Rodney Willard and Charles Nye, all from Goddard Seminary, setit Sunday at their several bomat here. Miss Hattio Sibley is away ou a visit to relatives at Derby Line. Kilen. Mrs. Margaret Adams, wife of Nor inan S. Adams, dled ou Weduesday even ing, October .r, leaving fonr childreu, eleven grandchildren, aml two great-graudchil-dren. Iler age was sixty-four years. Groton. A. W. Coffrln'l boy, while playing in the Btreet lasi Baturday, was run over by a pair of borses, hurtiiig his head aml back. Seth Welch has opeued a grocery store in West Groton. This is what. is needed, and we hope he will have success iu his new busiuess. 1. M. Ricker, D. N. Richardson, Cyrus Darllng and Dr. Eastman had very good luck huntlog last week. They killeii thirtv gray sqnirrels aud oue rabhit Bewell Carpenter and Gertie Clark were marriod last week Weduesday by Rev. W. N. Roberts. They are visiting in Boston uow. We wish tlie newly-married couple success. Nelson Whitcher, while driving his horsc last week. broke tbrongb one of the hrnlges. He was throwu out and baiily hurt, uot being ahle to turn himself in tlie bed. Columbus day is to be observed here and an iuterestiug programme is being prepared. Let every oue in the dlatriot Be sure to come aud give three cheers for the new tlag. Mr. and Mrs. George Blake returned home last week after several weeks' visit at I. ymau Blanchard's. I. N. Hall's daughter I.yda Ann is expected soon. She is iu Boston now, visiting. Mr. Hol brook of Newport, who is working for Har vey Orr, received a telegram that his daugh ter was very sick, but hefore he got home she was dead. Hiraiu Daniels cut his foot very badly last week. Mrs. Fred I.arrow is reported a little better. .lack Carpenter s sister has hought the BamUel Page plaoe, in the west part of the towu. Cyrus Darling and wife and D. N. Rlobardion and wife, whohave been visit iug at Judge Darling's, returned home last iMouday. Mrs. Kohinson of Mont pelier is visiting her father, A. M. Heath. Mrs. Maggie Larrow returued to her home iu Montpelier last week. Hardwick. A. B. Thomas is puttlng maohinery into his new bobbin factory. Kathanlel Heraey has his new house up and opveredi His son Jay'a houae ls ready for plastering. Miss May Wakelield is building an addi tion to her tenaut house, so as to accomiuo date two fauiilies. Truinan Lawsou of West Woodbury .has the frame up and hoarded for a dweillng house, ou tlie loutb of Wheeler & Ship man's lawmlll in thlfl village. Hashan Hrothers have leased some land on the north side of the railroad on the Bridgman meadow and erected a stone cut ting sliop, 24x24 feet tliereou. L. K. Hooker is tiuishiug the harn, erected last tprlng on his lot ou the Wake tield meadow. He inteuds erecting a dweltlng-house there next seasoti. The new house erected by M. E. Tucker on oue of his lots soiithwest of the village approaches completion. We uuderslaiid it is to he OOOnplM hy Harlow Bates. M. V. H. Hathaway's new residenie on the hill is nearly completed aml will be oc cupied as soon as water is supplied. Will I'owers, an eiuploye of the Hardwick Gran ite Company, will occupy oue of the teue menis upon the secoud ifoor. Tucker & Bunker have dissolved partner ship in the luinber husiness and are trying to elfect a settlemeut of tlieir partnersliip matten, A bearing was had here last Monday hefore Judge TbompiOD of the lapreme OPOIk each party beiug repre Mented by h gal couusel. The " UulTalo Hill Granite Co." has pur i based about au acre of laud of Lucius Biiruham, at the soiithern termiuus of the quarry, or branch railroad, aud purposes erecting cutting shops thereon imiuedlately for winter work. Tbis l ompany has done but little except to opeu a quarry the past season. They have a good supply of line stone for monumeutal work ou hand. Brush & Curlis (Crystal Brook Granite Company) have rei'eiitiy purchased two aud oue-half acres of laud of laicius Burnbam uear the southeru eud of the branch rail road, upon both sides of the track, aud lying betweeu landowued by the Hardwick (irauite Compaiiy and the receut purcliase of the UulTalo Hill Co. They BZpeOl to erect exteusive cutting shops t liereou uext seasou. The Union Granite Company has leued land ou the Brighaiu meadow, upou the north side of the railroad, aml beguu tlie erectlou of a cuttiug shop, intending lo have it ready for winter work. This cuuipauy has occupied Tucker's stone shop, uort.h of tbe luinber dresslng mill for the past two seasons, but ls ubliged to vacate it to make room for the Increasing husiness of Daniels' polishlng works, which now requlres three machlnlsts to do the work. Etnerson Brush Intends spendlng the cnmlng winter In the South, probahly at Tallapoosa, (ls,, wliere he has spent the past two wlnters. . , Pat Mc.Ginn bas been upon the slck llst, for some time. He now occnpies bls new house erected this season on Wakeheld meadow. Wesley Spencer has sold his resldence here to Alex I'arker. George B. Wheeler aml wife recently returned from visiting friends in Vinelaud, N. .1. Mr. Wheeler extended his trlp to Pliiladelpbia and Washington and repoi ts a pleasant, trip, Miss Mattin Weeks is at home from Manchester, N. H., wliere she has been for the past few nonthl for Inttrnottoni In phonography. Fernle Koss is recoverlng from lils recent serlous illnes from blood poison. Kor some days lockjaw was feared. Mrs. A. B. Newton went to Washington, l). C, the fiast week for treatment of her eyes. 8he lias for some time been partially bliml from cataract afTectlng both eyes. J. S. Dreuan is reported quite seriously ill. Butler Shipman is slowly improving from his recent paralytic attack. He is now ahle to be arouml tbe house. Hyde Park. Governor Page has returned from a few days ahsence in Boston aud New York. Rev. F. C. Taylor exchanged pulpits last Sunday with Rev. Mr. Wheelock of Cam bridge. G. E. Stratton purchased a tlne yonng tnare in Chittenden OOUnty last week, auil has sent her to Morrisville to be trained. As Judge Sherwin was driving up Main street one day last week his borse became uniuanageahle, aml as it came up with a teain just turniiig from Main street to Cliurch street it, undertook to jump the rear wbeel of the frout wagon. One ol the shafts passed tbrongb the rail of the front wagon, and the horse's hind feet throiigh the wbeel, throwing the uipants oftlie wagon into the street. No oue was seri ously injured, however, aud only slight damage was done. Iast Saturday as Mrs. Alford Jones, ac compauied hy her ilaughter-in law aud a young ohlld, were driving up Cliurch street when near Joseph Bishop's, their horse be came frighteued by a straw hed on a wheel barrow, turned suddenly arouml in the road and ran back to the livery baru. The ladies were thrown out violently, bnt no one was seriously injured. As the ruu away horse turned back to the village it (rigntened Mr. Oould'i tenm, which tumei so suddenly that Mr. Gould was thrown out of his wagon, but held his horse from rnnuingand no serious damage was done. The wagon atiached to the runaway horse was pretty thoroughly smashed, Middlesex. Mrs. Riith Willey and Mr. Blmer Cum- tnings have been visiting Mrs. Willey's father, W. H. Root, MarshHeld. Harvey Burnap has gone to work for Bdwln I.aue. Qttite a number took in tbe Apollo Club Minstrel show at Montpelier last week. Benjamin Chester has sold his place to Duran Baker. It is reported that " Ben " has hought the Hemis I'ike farm the one he lives ou now aud reuts. Charles H. Lewis, an old and respected Oltlaen, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Hayes, last week. Dr. Spaulding and wife froai New Hauipshire stayed at Meader's hotelover Snuday. Moretown. Tripp, Tenaut & Co. have put into their works a tnachiue for the mauufacture of hed frames. Several Middlesex people weut through hereon Sunday to attend the funeral of Mrs. A. B. C. Davis, at Waitsfield, Two two-borae loade of young people went to Waitsfield on Weduesday evening of last week, besides several aingle teams, to enjoy tlie military drama, " The Scout of the Rappahannock." Mr. aud Mrs. A. E. Lovejoy took a car riage drive to Bristol last week. Krank Page and wife, from Corinth, have been In town the past week, visiting at J. H. Sawyer's. Warren Tripp, from New Hauipshire, was in town the past week. Northfield Miss Lucile Harrington of Rutland is vis iting Miss Hattie Loveland. Amos Plastridge has sold his old fann near the Four Corners to Paul Iviugston. Davis dfc Phillips are building an addition 40x50 feet ou the west eud of their granite shed iu the railroad yard. The youug people of the Congregatioual society have arranged a concert, to be given iu Howes' hall this (Weduesday) even ing. Rev. W. S. Hazen exchanged ou Sunday with Rev. S. K. Drew of Stowe. Mr. Hazen went by carrlage, and bls wife accompanied blm, The reuiaius of Mrs. John Greeueof Brook field, a former resident of this town, were bronght here ou Weduesday and buried in Klmwood. L. H. Keith has moved from the Braley house ou Water street to G. C. Raudall's bonse uear the railroad orossing. Mr. Itau dall is to lioard there. Nelson Johnson died of pneumonia at the resideni e of his son, R. N. Johusou, on Slate avenue, Weduesday nlgbt. Tbe hurial was at Barre ou Kriday. Rev. I. I". Booth being called to Waits- tiehi to attenil the flllierul .,1' fr ntiAvlaa 1 Davis, his sou Alfred read a serinon from I the L'niveisaiist pnlptt at Stowe on Sunday. OolambUI day will be observed by the graueii aua ingn sc.nools, witli the toliow ing programme: Tlie schools will he called togetber at the school building at BKM A. h. At 9: 30 tbe (iraud Army posts aml school will march in a body to Concert Hall, where, at 10: (10 o'elock, the Oolutnblu ex BrciseB rt)l beheld, The programuieat the hall will cousist of sougs, recitations, es ayt, remarka hy members of the Grand Army, a Jubllee of natlona, aud nationaj sougs by the school. Tbe exereises are opeu to all, and the public are cordially in vited to atteud. Mrs. S. V. Avery, who has been for some years matrou of the orpharnt' home at Bur lington, is to leave that position the rirst. of January next, audgoto M inueapolis, where she has been engaged as supcrintemleut of the new Young Men's Christian Asssocia tion building at a salary of 81, 000 the tirst year and 81,200 the secoud. Mrs. GU christ returned Tbursday from Oberlin, Obio, Harry Pearsons of Emporia, Kau., has been visiiuig his father, Amasa Pearsons. Miss Roxauua Orcutt is pendtng a vaoatlon of a few weeks in New Uampsblre and Mauaohmette, Her place in the post-otlice is takeu by Miss Heleu Kenjon, B. s. Bylveeter bas gone to St. Albaus, wliere he bas a situatiou ina prlntlug-ofnoe. His mother has gone with liim aml will remaiu this winter. K. A. Newcomb of Lawreuceville, N. Y., is visiting at C. A. Edgerton's. Miss Mamie Whitmarsh dav iu towu. i Burlington spent Siin Mrs. (i. 11. Richmond returned last week to her home in Brooklyn, aml her sister, Mrs. Dr. Winch, weut with ber. I'ittstielil. David Rarisou bas moved to the Isaac A. Morse place. Mrs. Woolcott, a sister of Dr. C. W. Brig haiu, is very feeble, uuexpecteil lo live. Mr. aud Mrs. Rutiis Holt. with their graudson, have goue to Brooklyn. N. Y., to visit friends. Rev. S. C. Yail is bolding a snries of re vival meetings at Hancock aud Grauville, with cheerlng results. The Methodist church is thoroughly re paiuted, a new platforiu aml steps put lu frout lu place of the old. Plainfield. The aged DlOther of Doctor Smith is very sick at Williamstown, aud it is thought she cannot recover. Last Weduesday the farm of tbe late Theodoro Wood was sold at auctlon, for 8. '.,'200, to Henry Edgerlield of Marshfield. A series of meetings Is being held at th( Methodist church, to last two weeks, aml several ministers from otlier towns are tak ing part. A week ago last Sunday, Rev. C. H. Merrill of St. Johnsbury preached lu the Congregatioual church and paid a touching tributn to the memory of the late Kverett H. Walbridge, who died In Jobnsou the Tbursday beiore, and who latiored with our fieople several montht, last year. He was dghly esteemed by all who knew blm. Mrs. H. A. Skinner from Barre Vilited friends here several days last week. George Buckluy ol Moretowa was here last week, visiting his brother Charles. Mrs Addle, wife of A. ((. Wblttemore, Esq., of BntUngtOBi visited at II. II. Dewey's last weea. Mrs. Minuie Marsh has engaged to itng in Bethany church at Montpelier for a year. Kred Perrin is at home from Boston, where he has been to P'lrchase goods for his lall trade. Miss Della Keed is at home from New York city, where she has beeu for several weeks in the mllliuery estalilishment of Hill Hrothers aud to purcliase goods for ber fall trade. Mrs. Hirain Cushiuan of 8t. Albaus visited at O. L. Hoyt's last week. Docior Stlokne) , Irom Georgia, made a call ou Rev. DeWltt WtlllMBI last Kriday. B. C. Chase, last Week, moved into the house be recently purchased of K. C. MoOrlUli. Mr. Ira Merrill has pur Ohneed the larm the late Charles Morse owned. Kast Roxbury, Mrs. D. L. Huck is on the sick list. Tlie farmers geuerally have their crops gathered and report tnem good, with the exceptlou ol potatoes, which are about half a crop. Mrs. Fred Pope died last Kriday, aud her funeral was atteuded ou Snuday afternoon at the house of George Koss, ber father, Rev. L. H. Briuhaui oiliciating. She leaves a husbaud aud a little six-iuouths-old girl. It lacked but two weeks of a year since her marriage. A large number of sympathiziug friends were at, her funeral. Atuong those from out of town wero Mr. aud Mrs. E. Pope, Mr. aud Mrs. Krauk Allen of West Randolph, M. S. Wheatley aud wife of Brookfield, Walter Keed aml wife of Wil liamstown, A. O. Smith, A. Karuhain and wife, Hirain Henry aud wife ot Northfield. South Ryegate. W. 8. Turner lias moved to Nashua, N. H. Lois Meader is visiting at Providence, R. I. William McQueen moved last week into the Goodfellow house. Eluier Batobelder is about move into the Will Darling place. James Morrison found oue of his horses dead iu his pasture last week. Robert Karquarsou has gone to Lisbou, N. H.i to set up a mouuuieul. C. M. Libbie has gone to East Montpelier to work in tlie railway statiou. Tlie real and persoual property of David Peach bas beeu sold at auctiou. Mrs. Bell Buck has moved into the house recently purchased hy James Johnson. W. T. George is repairing bil house painting aud tnaklng Othel iwprovements. Charles Rizzie has tiuished his work at the Ryegate grauite works aud has returued home. Rev. J. J. Hall is away ou a vacation, aud no one lias beeu eugaged to supply duriug his abseuce. George Crow will soon move to Hard wick. Mr. Crow has beeu a respected aud hard-workiug resident, aml all wish bim success. Waitsfield. C. H. Clay is building au addition to his house. The funeral services of Mrs. A. B. C. Davis were held at the residenceof her sou-m-law, Mr. William Haseltou, on Sunday, October 10, and the remaius were taken to Duxbury for hurial. Mr. aud Mrs. H. N. Bushnell are away ou a few weeks' visit to frieuds iu New York aud Connecticut. The Odd Kellows lodge of this place are to have an oyster supper and social visit at their hall, Weduesuay eveuiug, Novem ber 2. Harry aud Harvey McAUister, two of our promislug young men, weut to Poughkeep sie, N. Y., last week to take a course m EaatUMUt'l Business College. Lutber Chatterton had the misfortune to lose a rtue colt last week, it beiug booked by a VioiOUI heifer. This makes the tifth he has lost withiu two years. Our representative, Hon. J. H. Hastiugs, was at home from Montpelier over the Sali batb, as were several studeuts from the Methodist Semiuary, includiug Misses Ger trude and Beth Richardson, Louise Gleasou and Will Eatou. Ainsworth Post, G. A. R., will atteud the tlag raisiug of the school rlag at the Irasville school-house, on Columbus day, October 21, at teu A. M. The commauiler requests every comrade, who can possibly do so, to he present. at their hall at 0: 90 sharp, ready to "lall in." The post will also atteud the Columbus day exereises by the schools of this towu aud Kaystou ou tbe eveuiug of the same day at the Methodist church. Woodbury. George Krouse has moved into the house on the Hollou place. The proprietors of each of the quarries iu towu paid otT their meu last week. A. Holt and H. S. Benjamiu have each had busked out over six liiiudred baskets of coru. H. S. Beujatuin has ordered a twelve fool Chaiupiou evaporator (or his sugar or chard. Slndey Colbetb has temporarlly moved iu with Kred Hoyt whiie his house is being repaired. The surveyors aud selectmen have so long ueglected repairing tlie hill roai to Maokville tbat it is impassable. K. K. Dreuau has sold his cows to a far mer iu Kast Hardwick aud the resuleuts at tbe Center pvedicl a milk famlne. Duriug the winter mouths the Methodist cliurch services will be held iu the school house at the Center, iustead of the towu hall. , Tbe case of assault betweeu Fisher aml Siilham, tollowed by tbat of Sulhaiu v. Fisher for the same cause, resultiug iu a liue of live doliars aud costs for each. Good Tidings day was very tittingly ol served at the Methodist Suuday-Bchool last Sunday. The several selectious by the lads and misses were exceptioually well ren dered. J. P. Lamsou of Cabot will deliver the address at the town hall ou Columbus day. The childreu in the several school districts are making quite elaburate preparatious for the eveut. The trial for trespass aud trover in the case of Kisk v. Pickard took place at the towu hall on Kriday. Ou Satunlay, at rive o'elock A. M., the jury reported uot ahle to agree, aud the case was pnt otT uutil No vember 10. Mrs. M. E Koster has been quite ill for the past week. Mrs. Shepard, who is topnlng with her uiother, Mrs. John Morse, fell down a pair of stairs ou Saturday last aud broke au arui. Worcester. The entertainment glveu by C. N. Thomas was of a high order aud very full of htstoiic facts. Clarence Martiu has moved to East Mont pelier lo work iu the grauite quarry. George Kisk bas also goue to work in a granite quarry in Hardwick. Mrs. Carrie Dike has had uews that her brother, Charles Morse, is barely liviug. : Krauk Taylor has moved iuto towu. Kast Warren. George Marstou, who has been visiting his sou in Miuuesota, returued home last Friday. Mri. Mary Hall has returned fUONTlNUBO ON XIUUTU I'AUt I Barnard, Sumner & Putnam Go, K.STAIII.IKIIKI) IM, INI OKI'OIIATKD FINE CLOAKS. Strong characters are marked by adistinct individuality. They possess (Hialities that are above the commonplace. OUR PATRONS have come to know that tliere is such a thing as individuality in cloaks. This individuality comes from the impress of the designer and the cultivated taste of the buyer. A Worth cloak, or a gar ment designed by that other great I'arisian Pingat re veals to every mind something distinct different away from the ordinary. OUR FINE CLOAKS HAVE THIS INDIVIDUALITY. This stamp of superior ele gance and refinement, It is evident alike in the lowest priced as well as in the cost liest. ELECANCE WITHOUT EXTRAVA-CANCE. Our entire cloak stock has been brought to this high ideal and standard of style and qual ity not by luck or chance but by close study, superior good taste and a complete command of every facility. The chief of cloaks is happy to report that no ante-dating cloak season ever opened so auspiciously, promising such great business here. bVance's Ireshest, Berlin's finest, Amer ica's latest miracles in fall and winter garments, here and now on show and sale making this spot THE MECCA of cloak buyers of every class hundreds making daily pil grimages to this the accepted shrine of fashion to see what's what, and what is to be in fine cloaks, What is what ? What is to be ? Take your choice JACKETS. Plain Reefers, Russian Jackets, Coat Back Reefers, Plain Beavers, Kerseys, Box Coats, Watteau Pleats, Tight-fitting, Tight-fitting Braided, Cheviots, Wide Wales, Vicunas, Clays, Matlasse, Whipcords, And This will take your choice this jacket $6.00 only. $6. Black double breasted reefer, heavy wide wale diagonalchev iot. Very serviceable, very stylish, very well made. SILK WAISTS. The summer waists were thought to be about as nice as could be. The makers have surprised us and everybody in the fall styles. Plain Black silk, $5. Changeable tigured silk, black velvet bodice, clan plaid waists, $6.50. Plain col ored surah waists, $6. Col ored silk, velvet bodice, collar and cuffs, $8.50. ETON SUITS. New entirely. Vest frouts or without; postilion basques, watteau pleated sklrta. lu plaiu falincs, the Klou is fashiou's ac cepted dress for street, husiness aud geueral wear. 820 or 822. Heavy blue aud black serge Russian blouses, helted, smartly cut, aud suugly buttoued at the ueck Bismarkiau ; 810, $, 85. Misses' Jackets aml Dresses 12 .oars, U and 10: as fashionahle iu get-up as tue la dies' garments iu every way, aud mauy uovellies of which but oue of a kiud will be seeu in Worcester. ChUdren'a Reefers For 2 to 12 year olde; regular reefer cut, and so cute. Gretcheu Coats Kor tbe very little ones, 2, ;i aud 4 years; quaiut, pretty shapes and styles, that seem as if desigued from child hood pictures of old Puritau days. I'loibs by the yad Choice, excluslve stiilTs, made up iu our owu w.,rk-rooins just as you would liave them. Aud we have every handsome style of ev ery fashionahle gaimeut, at all stages of pnce, aud lu every size the Alplia aud imaga. tbe begiuuiug aud the eud, of every thiug tbat is euiiuent lu good taste aud re liable in quality for fall and winter outer dress rluds its lullest, broadest represeuta tiou here. Barnard, Sumner & Putnam Go., Worcester, Mass.