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VERMONT jWATCHMAN & STATE JOURNAL, WBDNESDAT, NOVEMBER 1(5, 1892.
5 l.rjrlslfiturp nf Vermont. Satiirria)', November 19. 8RNATK MORNINO. Joint Rfnnhiliom Adopted. Kclatlng to fre dnlivery of malls; relatlng to ponaion itig cnrtaln aHfiifitant mirgeon. JiilU Introdured and Referred. B. 140, to incorporate Intornatiunal TelegMtph ancl Eleotrlc Company; 8. 14(1, to incorporate the MiHtary IW Ntrcet Hallway Company; 8. 147, suhstitute for 8. '-'Ii, from 0pm, on mili tary affalrs, rdatinK to tho pollsaiul taxable property o( O. A. R. vntiratm; 8. 148, from joint com. on house o( correction, approprl ating 8,000 to baild a wall about the hoOM nf correction; 8. 149, from com. on rlnancn to repeal the law providing for a state school tax. BUU I'at'fi. a. 140, InooTponranf the Windsor anil Kelchville Telephone Asso ciation; 8. 142, incorporating the Franklin Connty Agricuiturai aml HeohanlceJ 80 ciety; 8. Ii7, prlvate corporatloim by voluii tary association; 8. 7!, exempting oertain Islands In Lake Champlain from school and highway taxes: 8. 130, to pay Honry Kre Dtet $20.10; H. 101, administrators of -tatea; H. :K)1, rlght of stewards of Metho- list obUfOh to liolil real estate; 11. 394. pooi mUmi h. .;:!, charter of Hllam of Bennington; H. us, village of iiarton l.and- ing; H. 320, to Incorporate Vermont State Teachers' AsBnclation ; H. 888, village of Hrintol; H. 207, fire district No. 1 of Poultney. MIU Referred H. 1, certain holidays gen ioui.; 11. 7, incorporating Hardwick Sav ings llank and Trust Co. banks; 11. 109, to prevent frauil iu exhihitioti of horses at fairs agriculture ; H. 2-7, reiating to li ili ways ancl brIdW blflhwtyi ancl bridges; H 244, roail machlnes highways anil lir-'lges; H.2H4, lloosac Tiinnel anil Wil mington Kallroail Co. railioads; II. :S07, vacancies in llre-district ollices corpora tlons; II. 816, service of prOOOBl juiliciary; H. 318, lost. Hlos in court juiliriary; H. 849, graded lohool district in Milton edu cation ; H. 903, oollMtton of taxes jiidiciary. llilU Siyned.S. 24, to incorporate the M.irhants' Safe Deposit Co.; 8. 3(1, vllhige ol Bradford ; S. 4!), to pay B. F. Kelly a cer tain sum; 8. BS relatlng to tlie Krattlelioro anl BeDniniton Hailroad Oo.i 8. '., chang ngnameof Vermont Asvltim for the In sane; 3. 13,3, to incorporato Speedwell F-irm: S. 43, assignment of JUdgMj 8. 40, to I ay O. C. Cady certiiin huiii: d. 88, prohibit ing truiteaa, directora and HiiperviMors of - u- iiiHtitutiiniH from lieiiiK eiuployeil in IQOb institutionH; S. !W, to Bmend cluirter of St. AlbanB Ccmetery Association. 77ir'f Rtadtng Orttereil.S. 1311, relating t.i tlie .Hiipreme court; 8. 143, relatlny to Mvtngi bnnks and trust oompuiiMi S. 141. amenditifi 8ec. 3 of 1441, law.s of 1886) H. 193, relatlng to tlie town of Hartford. I'annair KrfitKrd.S. 3, contlnuinK pro Viiioni of No. 380 of acts of 1HS. Tblnl RtfOhlfAM hitrodwed.liy Senator Mall, DtOTlding for repairn on tlie iron fence abont state-liouHe erounds and a " btusbiog np " of tlie groundn Renerally. Report. Joint oommlttoe on house of cor rection maile it report. AdjourHed to Monilay afternoon. HOUSE MORNINO. IHllt IntTOduoGd and Rffirrid. H. 371. . fianging line between West Kutland and Proctor. Transfer farm of Jobn Voung from Proctor to West Rutland. H. 372, from special committce, for uni fr.rm Hre innuranco policy. Adopts New Y'irk form, witb tlie exceptiou of arbitra tion clause. H. .(73, Irom judiriary committee, en abling Brighton to erect buildlngi for imlr.i trial purposes. H. 374, from com. on electionn. Noma Terial cliauge, but makeH law more detlnite in some points; provldei tbat a person wbo.te name bas beeu preHented a.s candi datc niay witbdraw hla name b.v giving twclve days' notice by perHon who make origioftl nomination to do SOj tlie Hrst COlutnn on tbe b-ft banil of tlie ballot, sball contatn namen of tbe nomln6M of tbe re publican party, tbe moond oolttmn tboMe of tbe democrMlC party, tlie tbird colnmn tlnisi of tbe prohibition jiarty, II. 370, from com. on corporation.s, to en able Waterville I.ilicrul natttttte to dlipOM of real eatate. ItilU Stgned.S. 04, to pay C. .7. Davis snm namcd; H. 37, in relation to greater tine in liqnoi proaeoutloni; H 170, in re lation to tlie World's Fair appropriatlong; H. lso, reiating to publlo Inttrnotlonj U. fl, to pay T. C. Mlddlebrook lum named; H. .22, legaliztng grand list ol Sunderland. H. 22, legalizing grand list of Mt. Tabor. Joint Re.solnthn Adoptcit. By Mr. Darling "f Chelsea for joint aasembly on Tlmrsday itltHrnoon next to elect superintendent of instruction. rnnsate h'efiiscd.H. 81, toannex Avery's and Buel's gores to Starksboro; H. 297, abolishing omoe of special prosecutor; H. 323, iinpeachment of witnesses; II. :'.4i, poor debtors; II. 203, compensation for personal injuries suffered by employes to be given by employers; S. 70, in relation to World's Fair representatiou. Joint Hctolution.liy Mr. Martin of Brat tleboro, providing for tbe appoiutment of a board of commissioners to examine high- ways. Oommlaaloneta to be appolnted oy tl.e governor. I'usned. H. 08, incorporating Lake Cham plain Yacbt Club; H. 190, to incorporate tbe Ludlow Aqueduct Co. ; H. 242, to in corporate village of Keadsboro; H. 118, to incorporate Olcott Water Co.; H. 223. iu relation to cbarter of village of Ludlow; S. '.10, to pay G. M. Fuller sum named; S. I parade of tbe mllltla outside of tlie Btate; 11. 88, lloenaei of foreign Inanranoe companiea; H. 146, to pay C. II. Clark tbe Num named; H. 203, to eatabltah boundary line moniimeuts between Vermont and Maaaaohuai tts. II. 268, to pay .1. H. firaves mm named; H. 267, aalary ol Jadge of probate tor Ben nington district; S. 94, to incorporate Con gregational Pew Aaaoolatlon of Bntlandi S. 114, inoorporatlng Montpelier Safe Oep'isi' Co.j 8, 121, ilnoorponktlng village of bmwi Jnnotlon; s. 132, inoorporatlng Mott Home. Adjourned to Bfondajf afternoon. Monilay, Novcitiher 14. HK.VATK AKTKKNOON. Joint RMohitton. Provtdtog for a joint MMmbljr, Thursday afternoon, for thc eler- ii of a state siipiTintendent of educatiou and trusteeof tbe I'niversity of Vermont. liilh I'ufsrd. S. 145, to incorporate tlie Intornational Ttdegraph and Klrctric Co. S. 140, to Incorporate tbe Military Post Street Hailway Co. S. 139, reiating to tbesupreme court. N. 141, reiating to bodies buried in a lot tbat bas not been paid for. S. 143, reiating to saviiigs banks and trust oompuiiMi II. 49, to annex part of Dummerston to Putney. II. 189, to prevent. tlie brjllding of harbed wire fences aboiit any aottool-hOUM yard. H. 193, empowerlng Hartford to aid iu tba botldingoi a brldge. 11. 220, to Inoorporate tbe Williamstown Aqoeduot ( !o, II. 886, amendlng theobarter oi st. Joims- bury. 11.281, reiating to tbe Kocbester graded aobool district. 8.41, detiniiig tbe duties and powerj of tate and looal boardi ol healtb, liealtb of- i-ers and otbers. H. 849, reiating to tbe graded scbool dis trlet of Milton. 11. 70, to inoorporate tbe Oranlte Savings llank and Trust Co. of Hardwick. II. 271, to Inoorporte tbe Barton Trust Co. PaUOgt BqfUt$d. H 880, reiating to tbe organlzation of tbe house of represeutatives; H. 170, reiating to fees of notaries public. Adjourned. HOUSK AFTKBNOON. Ordercd tu Lie.H. 124, reiating to rigbt .'f way lor bighwajs, aml wbirh had beeu inade special order for Wedneaday. Jlilln Inlrodiittd and Ueerred. H. 370, from com. on public healtb to prevent fraud in the sale of lard; to be priuted. H. 377, by Mr. Martlu, reviaiDg the gen eral laws in regard to corporatlons; ju diciary. H. 378, by Mr. Ilendersou, by unanimoue onsent, iu aineudment of charter ol Bur lington; oorporatloni, Jomf Hisotution.t'Toiu seuate, iu regard to ftxing np capltol grounds. Referred to com on court and state nxpenses. J?'mon(runcc. From cltlenB of Water ford, agalnst settlng off any part nf tbat town to 8t. .lohnsbury; from ctt.l7.ena of Newfane, Whitingham, Jamaica and other towns, against removal of Windham c.ounty bnlldlngg, Pttition. By Mr. Olement of Rutland, for appolntment of board of boiler Inspectors; to com. on manufactures. I'atmiar Ritifed.H. 888, providing for the furnlshing of reports of indebtodnees of towns of thla state; H. 210, relatlng to hold Ings of rellglons socletles; H. 308, reiating to duties of listers. BUU PtUet.tl, :U4, Incorporating the Wells itlver Savlngs llank. H. 373, In relation to Itrighton -enabling it to ald in tbe erecttou of industrlat buihi ings. H. 49, to pay ,T, R. Wpod the sum named. II. 101, to pay Jobn Nash tbe hiitii named. II Pi4, tO pay Jobn Naah the sum named. 8. 32, relatlng to hearings beforn masters. 8. :I8, relatlng to appolntment of asslstant secretary of tbe senate. 8. 00, fn relation to assistance In criminal niattem. 8. 00, in relation to carrylng concealed weapons. S. 71, reiating to Vermont reports. 8. 100, in relation to cattle. 8. 107, cbanging terms of county oOtttt for Chittenden county. Adjourned. Tupsilar. November 10. SKNATK MORNINO. Joint Ri'tolutiont. By Senator Lincoln, providing tbat the legislature adjotirn Sat unlay noon ordered to lie; by Senator Mall, providing tbat the Board of Agri Onltnra Investigate tbe subject of forestry and report adopted. The joint resolution reiating to the adjuuint and IttapMMf gen eral was lost. Vommittec Rrport. Com. on Insane re ported tbat tbey had investigated the case of Arden Hiimphrc.v, and recommeuded tbat tbe petltion asking for an iuveatigatiou be denied. BilU Introdii' cd and Ri ti'ivrd. 8. 100, from com. on banks, to Incorporate the Caledonia Savings Kank aml Trust Co.: S. 101, from com. on banks, amendlng the charter of the Brandon Investiuent aud (luarantee Co.; 8. 102, from com. on corporatious, to Inoor porate the Spaulding graded sc.hool district in Barre. BUU I'assed H. 280, reiating to tbe Vil lage Ol Hardwick: 11.107, to incorporate the Vermont Bnlldtng and Loan Associa tion; H. 213, anieuding the act incorporating the Troy Conference Academy. I'ataaie Rffutcd. S. 2!', to Incorporate tbe Bennington Cu-operative Savings Bauk and Loan AsBociatioh ; S. 87, amending No. 201 of the laws of 1888; S. 28, providing for the appointment of state roail comniissioners ; 8. 07, providing for establishiug aud maiu taining free public libraries. BUU Stgned. 8. 10, incorporating the Ver mont Trust Co.; 8. 04, amending section 8880 of the revised laws; 84, reiating to grammar lohool funds iu Barre. Adjourned. HOl.'SK MORNINO. BUU Introditrtd and Ri ferrcd.H. 379, by Mr. Lyman of Royalton," incorporating the South Royalton graded school ; corporatlons. H. 880, by Mr. Taylor of Danby, incor porating Maple Cemetery Association; cor poratious. H. 381, from com. on ways aml meaus, in regard to unknown dopoliti in savings banks providea tbat treasurers of savinjs banks sball report names of d-positors who have had no husincss with the banks for ten years to the inspector ot linauce; or dered to lie. Tolni Resolvtiont. By Mr. Colburn of Manobeeter, providing for appointment by governor of ten commissiouers to attend the World's Fair and report as to those matters wbtoh would be of advautage to tbe state, commissioners toserve wlthout ex pense to the state adopted on part of the bonae; to pay tbe Tuttle Co. for priuting udvertising for Vermont at the World's Fair adopted. BitU Patttd.S, 298, amending charter of Montpelier; II. 001 , incorporating Klmore Poud Turnpike Co. ; H. 168, Troy Savings bauk; 11. 370, empowering Waterville Lih eral InStltUte to sell real estate; II. 201, Barre Spring Water Co.j 11. 384, permitttng water to be taken from Lake Memphrema gog for tuanufacturiiig purposes: II. :i. reiating toinaurance companlea. Patau? Rqfun d.H. 880, bounty on BUU 8tgnd,H. 92, to pay John II. Pol ley sum named: H. 02. reiating to iustruc tiou of feeble-minded : II. 220, 1 'auaau grand list; M. 203, vote of Norwich exempting property from taxation: H. 802, Newport Board of Trade; H. JI08, 8t. Jolmslmry Street Railway Co. Ordercd to I.ie.U. 320, Manufai turers' Loan Association. Adjourned. SENATE AFTERNOON. BUU Passed.S. 144, relatiug to estates of married womeu. 8. 147, relatiug to exemption from poll tax of veterans of tlie clvil war. 3. 148, anpropriating 80,000 for Improye- meuts at the house of correction. H. 152, to prevent "rlnging " of trotting horses. H. 310, regulatiug the service of prooaw, H. 318, reiating to lost tiles in eases pend ing in court. H. ;ui2, reiating to the collection of taxes. S. 70, relatlng to tbe aaaeaament of atook holders in manufacturing or menantile corporatious. H. 118, incorporating tbe Olcott Water Company. 11. 192, Inoorporatlng the chelsea Eleotric Rallroad Co. H. 236, legalizing the quadrannJal ap praiaal and grand list of West Rutland. H. 299, legalizing the quadrenntal ap nralaal aml grand list of Vlotory II. 08, incorporating the Lake Chamiilain Vacht Club. S. 103, reiating to tbe Rutland graded aobool district. Joint Rttolution Providing for tbe ap- potutinent ol ten oommiaatoneri to rurii the World'i Fair, wlthout ezpenae 10 the itate, aml report 011 matters of iuterest to the state; adopted Btoomidtred. Tbe vote reluaing a tbird reading to 11. 869, reiating to tlie organiza tiou of the house of represeutatives, was re runsidered and the hili recommlttM Reported Fai'orahly . From com. 011 state aud court expenses, S. 133, providing tbat the sergi-ant-at-arms remove ihe irou fanoa and OUrbing aboiit the state house grounds, or, if advisable, tbe fence only. From com. ou insane, 8. 184, appropriating 1198,000 tO erect the main wiug of tlie new insane asyliim at Waterbury. From OOffli on corporatious, 8. 1.05, to in corporate tbe comrades of Craudall Post, (I. A. K. Homan Suffrayr Jlill. Tbe bill was brought up aud an amendment proposed by the committee wblob makes womeu liable to poll-tax, tbe same as men, aud tben gives them the rigbt to vote. The amendment was adopted aud a vote taken on a tbird reading. Senator Orout called for the yeas aud nays, aml spoke iu favor of tlie bill. Senator Foster wanted the bill treated respectfully Senator Watson laid only a majority of tbe committee were in favor of the bill. Benator Koyce favored the bill as ameuded. The yeaa and nayg were taken, aud resulted iu 10 yeas aml 18 uays. Adjourned. HOUSE AKTKKNOON. BilU Pataed.H. 37, to change town line betweeu West Rutland aud Proctor; II. 372, providing for uniform policy of inaurance. BilU Introdnred and Referred. -H. 382, by Mr. Bacon of Hartford, to incorporate the Uuited Stutea Truat Co. ; banks. Special Ordert. Danville electlon contest. The ameuded report of the committee, de clariug that the returned uiember was not eutitled to bia seat, waa read by the clerk. The report offered an alteruative dlspoai tion of the caae, riz., eitber declare the aeat vaoant or seat the conteatant. Mr. Dale spoke to the report. He referred to the growing dispoaitiun to buy vutea. Me pre sented iMtth sides of the rxmtroversy ae the chairman of the committee. A majority of the committee thluk tbat diaregard of the provlatons of the ballot act by the votera sbould result In not countlng thelr ballots. A minorlty bold tlie vlew tbat if votera dls regard merely the macblnery of the act it cannot be pnnlshed by dlsfranchlseinnnt In thls case, 32 votes were by assisted vot ers, who were not sworn, and the town clerk, wlthout, authority, marked them for votes and tben endorsed tbe name nf tbe voter on the ballot. Thls Is tbe hone otcon tentlon. Mr. StaiTord spoke In favor of the sittlug member, and ipiestloned five innm hers of tlie committee on electlons a ma jority as to whelber in their opinion the votes in ouestlofi shouhl be counted for Mr. Davls. Baob member asserted it was their opinion tbey sbould. Mr. StaiTord con tended that If the intent of the voter could be establlshed, tbe votes sbould be counted as the voter InMnded, Mr. Boynton of Montpelier argued in favor of the slttlng member. Mr. Darlingof Chelsea spoke in favor of the coutestant,. Mr. Bacon of Hartford favored the sltting member, as dld Mr. BnrightOi Windsor aud Mr. Arnold of Bethel, llotb resolutions of the committee were defeated, and Mr. Stafford offered the followlng, wbich was adopted: " Resolved, that the slttlng member from the town of Danville ls entltled to hls seat " II. 180, higbway bill. Mr. Read of Rock ingham orTered an ameiidment providing for the retaining of city and village street commissioners, where inob exist, aml keep Ing up the system of city and village su- Kerintendence of bighways aml streets. Mr. lewtou of Johnson ofTered an amemlment striking out " I'ommlssioner " and inseiting " selectinan," whicli was lost. Mr. Newtoii also moved 10 strikc out soventy-tlve per cent and insert sixly per cent of taxes to be used on hlghways before Julj 10. The mution was opposed by Messrs. .lackson of Waterville, Ultfford of Shelburne, Wbltney of Tunbridge and otbers, and was lost. Mr. Itoblnson of Jamaica moved to make the state tax ten cents on the ilollar Instead of Hve conts, as provided in the bill: lost. Mr. Clark of Halifax moved to strike out Sec. H, whicli gives repair of bridges to select men, and Sec. 13, whicli prohihits select men from electlon as road commisssoner. Oppoaed by Mr. Dewey of Bennington, Mr. Colburn, Mr. Wbitnev of Tnnbndga and Mr. Galusha of Franklin; lost. Mr. Howland moved to strike out the "state aid" clause; loat. The bill was tben or dered to a tbird reading Wednesdav moru iug, by a large vote iu its favor. ItilU Si'ncd.H. 90, reiating to rallroad bonds: H. 189, barbed-wire fences arouud school-house yards; II. 207, street lights in Poultney. H. 301, stewards of Methodist Ohuroh to hold real estate; H. 324, protec tlon of gaine, II. 320, Vermont Teaohers' AssoiMation; M. 888, village of Bristol charter amendment; H. 349, graded school district ol Milton. Adjourned. From Town Corrospondonts. I.eglsliilive otc-. Work toi the nigbt (session) is cotuing! How tbe amendments to the highway bill did get sot on! " For the better improvement " of roads was a choloe sentenoe. " I have not arose," observed one of tbe controversialists ou Tuesday. Then he sat down. The gentleman from Johnson ibot IntO the house tue epigrammatic enunciation. " short aoconntl make long frieuds." Full details of the proceedings of tlie tbird house, for the session of 1892, will be publiabed in those oolnmna next week. Senator Proctor was in town Tuesday, returning from a vlall to the Barre onnrrtaa with Mr. Taylor, the member from Proctor. Thk bill giving municipal sulTrage to woiuen was ungallantly refused a tbird reading ou Tuesdny by the decisive vote of ten yeas, eighteen uays. All honor to Mr. Clarke of Halifax. Me objected to reading an Inoorpora tlon bill by, its title only. Later ou Mr. Martin pulu a siinilar protest. Applause. BdoAB Davis, farmer, and divers other Rutland people, are in town to tigbt the wbole-town charter, arguuicnts ou which were .inade last uight before the commit tee. As the gentlemau from Fairfax arose to speak, yestenlay aiteruoon, be wiuked one eyein a dreadfiilly.open faehion. Whetherit was au aooidental oontraotion of an optlo mnscle, or wa.s Intended lor one of the fair visitors at hll lelt, is a inatter of grave con jecture. Judoe Parks of Waterford, one of the re pablican preeidential eiectors, wants his real estate set otf to St. Jobnsbury, and is here in the iuterests of a bill to that elTecf. It is ueedless to say that Waterford does not approve of any such scheme, aud is put ting in a vigorous kick. On Monday, some lady visitors behlnd " Notes " were picking out the best looking men in the house, and dtflcloslng their iden tity with the assistance of oue of the seat diagrams. After the ladies went out the diagram was ploked up, and the followiug seats fiuiiiil obeoked: Nos. 03, 88, 137,16, 24, 41, 90, 40, 90, 27, 108, aud Smith of Ad dison. The propar committees heard, Monday evening, the advocates and opponenta of the propositiou to slice olT a part of Waterford aml engraft It on to St Johnsbury : the propo sitiou to give tbe normal schools each $1,000 annually iu addition to what they uow have, aud tbe bill for the creation of a labor bureau, Mr. Alpha Messerof Rochester ap pearing to spcak for the latter measure. Thk bill permitting agents of foreign in SUranoe companlea to come into Vermont and do btuiineai ihrough resident local agents wa.s passed by tlie house Tuesday, with tbe reciprocal " rider" extending tlus privilege only to auob statea aa sball reolp rocate. Mr. Bnrignt ol Windsor lntroduoed the bill, aud tlio coiuuiittee tacked ou the amendment. The bill sbuta out New Bampsblre, untll that state enaotS a recip rocal clause. The act creatiug the offloe of road com missioner iu every town in the state, aud for the Improvement of bighways, was a special order for half-past two Tuesday after noon. A dozen or twenty amendments were offered. The gentlemau from John son objected to the clause providing tbat tbe road i-oiiiinissioneis sbould give bonds, and offered some other ameudinents tak ing the vitals out of the bill. The ameml ineuts did not appear to"go"aud were wlthdrawn. Mr. Smith of Addison offered an amendment loweriug the aiuouut of taxes to be raised. Rejected. After all the amendments had beeu kuocked into a oooked hat, Mr. Colburn, the grand old man of the house, put iu a last lick for the bill as reported by the committee, aml the bill was ordered to be read to-morrow momlog. Thk cadets of Norwich Uuiversity at Nortb&eld have teudered His Excel lency Governor Fuller, Lieuleiiaut-goveruor Stranahau aud the members of the legisla lature a cumpliuieutary drill aud parade, to take place 011 the state-house grounds at 1 : :t0 o'clock Thursday. The exerclses will consist of review, dress parade, battallou drill aud battle tactics with volley tiring. company rushes, in columus of attack, sto. The corps will be under comiuand of Lieu tenaut Kimball, Fiflh Infautry, Uuited Stales army, who has beeu detailed by the war department as iustructor of militiry Kclenoe aud tactics of Norwich Unlversity. The new drill regulatioun of the Uuited States army will be used. The military committee of the senate and house have been iuvited to joiu tbe governor and lieutenant-goveruor iu receiviug the review. Sbould the day be storuiy the exerclses will take place ou Frlday. Stbenoth and Hkalth If you are not feeliug strong and healtby, try Klectric Bitters. If la grippe " has left you weak and weary, use Klectric Bittera. This rem udy acta directly on liver, stomaxdi and kidneys, geutly aldlug those orgaus to per form their functlons. If you are arlllcted with stck headache, you will tiud speedy and permaneut relier by takiug Klectric Bitters. Oue trial will convlnce you that this ls the remedy you need. Large bottles only tlfty cents at C. Blakely's drug-store, Montpelier, Vt. Calais. Tbe fall term of scbool in district No. 5 Maple Oorner 0I0WM this week. The scbool ci.'nmltteo has been fortuusie enough to secuie the same tonoheM Miss Alma Leonard and M.s. Carrie K. Towne for tbe wlnter term. The iisnal service was held at M tpln Cor ner on Suiniay evening by Rev. J. C. Wright. There ls to be service there m xt Snnilay evening at 0:40 o'clock, and Rev. Joseph Hamilton of St. .lohnsbury ls ex pected to preach. Misses Flora and Clara Bllss of West Braintree have been visiting their aunt, Mrs. Lucy Kent, recently. Mrs. Lura Bancroft has a line new piano. Kast Calais. Rev. L. Warren will preach next 8unday morning at 10:45. The dressmaking rooms of Miss Inez M. Pearce will be closed next week. Postmaster PaarcS recelvad notice, last week, that this oAM was to be inade a money-order otllce; hutowiugto the coming change ln the administratmn there will probably be nothliig done about, Itat present. Mrs. Aurilla King met, with a had acci dent, last Thursday, falling in such a man ner aa to Injure one hip and render her per fect ly helpless. She Is over seventv vears of age, and the chances of her reccivery are small. She will be crippled for the rc maindet of her llle, She has the sympatby of tlie entire community. Chelsea. The diphtheria proved to be tonsilltis, and the alarm is over. Our presidontlal vote was as follows: Harrison 109, Cleveland 14, Bidwell 19. We heur general sa'isfaction expressed over the passage of the town school bill. ReV. B. B. Sherman is attending the con vention of ObrlStian Workers in Boston. The fall term of Chelsea Academy closes Frlday of this week, and tbe wlnter term will bogln Monday, December 0. Mrs. CarltOO Slack, who has beeu a great snffcrer with cancer, died Saturilay even ing. The funeral services were held Mon day morning. Colonel II. O. Bixby has returned to town to make an active canvass for the postmas. tership. J. B. Atwood and George Hutch inson are also 111 the tielil, aud Miss Nellie l . Coolev, t lie present etbcient asslstant tu tbe post-otlice, would like promotioii. There is not a particle of dissutisfac tion in town with the admiuistratlon of the present post master, W. P. Townseiid, and everyone will agree that the patruns of the otlice have had tbe best service diiring the last three years that the town has ever seen. If eitber lolitical party had been faithful beretofore to its pledges of civil service re form, the presimt scramble for the spoils OOUld not take place. When the people demand civil service refortu iu earnest, tbey are bound to have it. May the time soon comel B. H. Adatus, Jr., bas begun bousekoep ing iu Alvah Robiusou's house. Miss Klla N. Jones, who has been very 111 of tvphoid fever in New Hainpshlre, is cou valescing at Mrs. Mary Tracy's. Bur leigh H. Smith of Strafford, fatber of Dr. A. B. Smith, is here tospend the winter. Irvin Bowin has returned to the farm ou the West Hill where he fornierly resided. Mrs. Mabel M. (Allen) Foster of Burlington is visiting her sister, Mrs. Hyde, with her two cblldren, Corinth. Good turkeys are selling for twenty-one oenta a ponnd. Lyman Porter has bought the sawmill at Corinth Corner A nephew of tbe late Ainos Merrill preached at the Corner, last Suiiday. Kust 31ontpeller. Four membari were added to the L'ni vi rsalist ohuroh, last Sunday. Several journeymeu stoue-cutters from Barre are einployed at the sheds of Jarvis Brothers. Charles Dudley has about 400 turkeys that he Intends sbipping to the Boston market for Thanksgivlng. The weekly prayer-ineetings of the Kast Montpelier Cbristiau Endeavor lociety are to be discontinued for the present. Clark Sihley has sold a building lot to George Danlels, who will in tbe spring erect a duuble leuement thereou. Most of tbe citizens here are feeliug a lit tle sore over the result of the electiou, but there are a few hilarious democrats. Jarvis Bros. are rtiuning their polisblng sbop tifteen hours a day at present, aud their busiuess generally seems very pros- perous, Postmaster J. M. Willard, feeliug reason ably assured of the re-electiou of President Harrisou, wagered au oyster supper on t lie general result. Sutlice it to say that la.st Saturilay evening John "set, up" tbe oys ters aud other tbinga too uuiuerous.to meu tion to a party of ten. The school in district No. 9, taught by Miss Etta M. Jones, closed last Friday. Pupils not abseni: Alice Culluiu, Carl Sibley and George Sployd; not tardy. Lena Clark, Mabel Coburn, Florence Ooburn, Anuie Cullum, Alice Culluui, Klla Dudley, Mary Keltou, Mahel Lebarrou, Carrie Parmenter, Maud Parmenter, Floreuce Wheeler, Laura Worcester, Artbur Clark, Krnest Clark, Bernie Culluiu, Clarence Dudley, George Foster, Raymottd Keltou, Carl Blbley, lirock Sployd, George Sployd, Albert Wheeler. Groton. What is the inatter with the democrats in town.' A little crazy. Rev. Mr. Senter preaches next Sunday at the Baptist church. Poultry traiu rnus next Friday afternoon, arriving at Groton at 1 ; 00 A. W. Coffrin has opeued his barber sbop and store lor the tiist time for four weeks. Peter Carpenter, while working 011 the rallroad track, gol his tlugers badly jammed between two rails. The gathering at the Methodist church, lasi Friday uight, for the beneSt of Mr. and Mrs. Keeiiau, wa.s well attemled. Josepli Ricker, an old citizen of this place, died last Thursday. Mr. Ricker had been sick a year, but it was thuugbt amunth ago that he was gaiuing. Mrs. OrriuCrowu died last Monday morn ing. Mrs Crowu had beeu sick for the past eight months, and passed away very sud deuly at last. She was a uiember of the Methodist church. The celebrated boy orator, Ralph Bing liam, will give au entertaiuiueut m Obooi bouse hall, uext Thursday uight. He 00m 01 here highly recommeuded We hope be will have a full house. A good, honest rupublican had a cow to sell, aud was offered $30 for it the day be fore electiou. Ou Weduosday a demoorat offered $0 for lt. The owuer was obliged to sell, for uieal is two cents more a huudred aud oats tive ceuts more a bushel. " Billy," the fauious old truck horse, left the store Tuesday afternoon. He was obliged to 0 to the station before he went to tho hall to vote for Cleveland. While he was on the way to the hall some one bought hls vote, and he voted for Harrison Mr. (', saysltlsfhe tiist time tbat tbe old horse ever went baok on hltn. Hardwick. Klection day passed off very quletly here. Nnmber of isgistered voters, 012; votes east, 377; Harrison, 200; Cleveland, 99; Bid well, 21. Rev. O. W. Pierce of Greensboro Bend is announced 10 give lectures on teuiierance, at the Adveut cbnrch here, Monday and Tuesday eveiilngs of the present week. Tlie Uuion Granite t'ompauy is erecting a deri lok at its new shop. Tue railroad 10111 pauy decllues to put In asldi -track to an ,Tn moiiate tbe three culling-shops on the north snle and west of Main street those of I'avls, Bashaw Bros. aud the Uniou Com pany. Mrs. Bridgman, widow of the late John Brldgman ul this village, recently sutTered a paralytic shock from which sh'e died on Wednosday evening last, aged seventy-nlne years. Four OhlldreQ survlve her, and though somewhat widely scattered In their residence, were all resent at her death- bad, Tbe axhlbttton car of tho Northern Pa ciflc railroad, illustrating iu a prai tical man ner the nalural aud agricultural products of the new aml tloiirishing sta'e of Washing ton, was here on Samrday, Sunday and part of the day Monday Ol last week. and was vislied by large inimhers of our citi zens. Rev. J. M. Nelson has recently visited the Fletcher llospital at. Burlington for surglcal treatmem iu tbe removal of a large tumor, whlcb has for mauy years iHioWd aud seriously disligured oueside of his lace. An operatioD was perlormeit with IU008M, Rev. W. 11. Worthen, pastor of the Metho dist ohuroh, ttccompanied him. The " pure and undetiled democracy" held a grand jubilation heie on Satunia.v evening last, iu honor of Clevcland's elec tiou, or the victory of the "Southern brigi diers" (" the power bohind th throoe" of tba mottern demooratio pan). Torchligbt processiou, rockets and a iew guus cou stitued most of the exercises. The local hand furnished mualo. Tbe fall term of village school closes with an exhibition of a musical aud rhetorl 01 character this (Weduesday) evening. to be held at town hall. Tbe term bas beeu a very suceessful one in atteudance. The school now consist-s of four grades :r de partmeuts the academic presided over by Professor G. H. McNalr, who so success fully conducted the schools the nast year. Tho winter term hegins ou Monrlav. N.w vember 28. Kast Hardwick. Chairs have beeu pUoad in the Baptist vestry. Several from this place will attend the session of the natioual grange at t'oncord, this week. There have been some changes of tenauts of late. John Smith has moved to the Bedellfl farm iu Walden; John Chamller leaves the Goodrich farm and moves to Greensboro, aml Albert Ford has rented the farm Mr. Chamller vacated; the old geutle man Chamller has moved into the house near Freeman Waterman's. While T. G. Bronson was driving a colt nptbe bill near ttie postollice, a yelping dog ran out, frightening the horse and caus iug lt to turu iUddenly, Mr. Bronson was tbrown out. aud the animal rau to near the bridge. where it collided with a fenoe iu such a way as to plunge a piece of board IntO its breast and hack uuder the sboulder aud skin two feet and eleven iuches. The 1 animal la aiive with a obance of recovery, 1 Mr. Bronson escaped serioui injury. B. H. Hunt and wife of Lebanou, N. H., visited here last week. Hunt & Bab- bltt are adding to their room by takiug out. , tlie frontstairway. Miss OUa Johnson will teach a term 01 school in Burke, this ; wlnter. Mr. aml Mrs. w. d Bronaon returned from a visit to Mrs. Bronsou's old home 111 Grattou county, N. H., last Thurs day, Marshfield. The Univarsaliatl held a fair aud oyster sui)ier at the Vestry of their ohuroh, last Th COMTIM'KP ON EK4IITH Barnard, Sumnar & Putnam Co. 1 1 r.i : 111 1, IMl iNi;oiroKA 1 r.u ISilJ. WORCESTER, Mass., Wednesday, No. 16, 1892. Cloaks. The fashions of London and Faris are centered right here on our second floor as nowhere else in Worcester. Not a sample iine of one or two garmcnts, but large selling stocks. The choicest tjarments of American manutacture also, and the choicest only. This cloak stock is, without doubt, the largest and choicest in assortment oi" all worthy grades ever displayed in this city, And will meet every dtmand of our largely increased trade. All our cloaks are cut and inade by skilled tailors, and are either the latest styles from foreign shores or American conceptions, madc to our spe cial order, and bearinsr the Riany distinctive features that chaiacterize and mark the gar mcnts from our cloak depart ment from all others in this vicinity. Capc Coats. SISTgle capls doublk capbs. tr1plk capks The latest Pansian "wrinkle." Appearing here in tan, blue and black English kerseys, with velvet collars. Also in Scotch fancy cheviots, tweeds and mixes, and in plain blue and black cheviots. Capes detachable. Some of these coats have hoods instead of capes. How breezy and hand some they will look blown back by the wind, showing their pretty linings ! From $13.50, upwards. English and Frcnch Top Coats. cgal Dotitcs. ; I VCY K. Itori'WKM.'.s B8TATK. : lj MAl'h f VKKMUi, rt Mtttugton UUtrict, is. tu 1'rubifcttt h.i.j rtt Muiitpuiitn, 111 aud for sutrl District. OD thu ifth day ot Nuveinber, A. I. liwj. An Uutl uiueiil tud rudlt'il tlitreto tiirt)oriiUK' to 1 bti the hml ltl aii1 1 entamt-ul ol LUO h. itoutwtn, late of Montpelier, la lui Diatrn't, itoOMUtdf tieiiiK ' prfeatttd tu tlie Lourt tur i'rutmtt, it l iy I id t:ourt, ihttt all peTMons ciut-erueil tlierwin U noti- neu to appear at a essiuu ot naiU Cort, to he heutat the I'robaiu Oflh-e In aid Montpelier, on the uh &,iy ot Duc, A. 1). itv- anl show eaune. if any they may have, HKiuiist the )i'hate of naid lntruiuent auol eo(Uoll tut which purpotfe it iit f urtlier onlereil that notice ot tliU order be publinhed three weeks mic cegnively ln tbe Vermont Watrhmitn J .sta'e Jvurnul, , 1 u. wspaper printfU .tt M.mipciier, iii 1:::. itt, : previon. to tfrtiii time appolnted for hearinij . hv ttie court Attent, Ll-M HIKAM C'AKl.iSTuN. .Jude. 1 d iTBUfl UOWAKD'S KTATK. j 1 UMMlttttlUiSKU8' NOTICE. I ihe underdiKned, havuiK oeeu appoitited by th ' ilonorable 1'rouate Court lor the litriciof Waith- iutou Coinnitftmoners to recelve, examine and ad ! junt all cutnini and deinauds of all perou aKiiintt 1 the estate of i.yru Moward, late ot Northfield. in taid tMstrict, ueceaaea, ana uit oltttOU exhibiteu iu I uttset thereto. hereuy Kive notice that we will ineet : for the purposes ulitresaid at ihe store ot O. ( B4g91 ' toii. iu the towu ol Nurthtkeld. iu naid Dntrlct. ou tue : 7th day ol DeCeiuOur, and ld dav ot Mav next, ttom two oOWOk 1'- M. uutu tuur o'clock, p. M.,eiit-ii ot said tUys, aud that six uiouiiis from the MtUyof .Noveiuhor, A. l. i5't is tue tirue innited hy itaid Court for sald urttUton to preent iheir OWlRU to iia lor exrimiu.tiUHi aml alloHance. Uated ut Northfield W11 lltn iUy ol Novciuher, A. D. luMJ. ti. Ii i-,lMfl.UlXN, i SAAC A. BKMIS1 ESXA I I.. 1 i UHM1881UNER8' NOT10B. ihe umlerslKlied. .. . . -i... beeu appolnted by tlie Mnnonihle i'ruoati' l iiiiri lor the Dtfttrtet ot Wuati inutoii t.'tOiimiNiouern to receive. exaiuine unri 1 adjimt all triaims aud deinands ol ait persons a;aiust I the estate ol Isaac A ifi;ini, late ol .M.ti -n'i. iil, i tu sald District, itoutMUMtti aud ait claiuis ex- hlbited in ollset thcrvio. hereby uive notice that we will meet toi the purposes aioiusaid at the house , of Laura a. Iteiuis, iu ihe towu of Marshfield, ! tu smd District, 011 the ith day of December aud wcn my r Apru next. iiout oue ociock i. m. until lotlf o'ciock r. 11., each ot sald days, aud that lu moutlis Irom the .th day ot UotObtfi A. 1. IttSd is ttie time liiniteii by said Court lor suld crcditors to present their claiun to us tor ex amiuatiou mul aliowuuce. Dated at arshtteld, thU llth day of Nov.-uiiier. A&,ms- !&2rkt ........er, 4 HKNKV U AMIl'.l US s KSTATJfi. ViVl'A l h uh KK.io l". rtashiutitou District. st. lu I'robute Court. held at Montpelier, 111 said iii trlet. 011 the IMh dav ot Noveniber, A. D. iWl: ('o)Uns Hlakely, Adiululstiaiur with ihe wlll au uexed of the estate ol C. Ileitry Washburu. late of Montpelier, liisaid Dlstrlrt.deceased, preseuts hls ad miuistratlon H00OUHI tor exainutation aud al'owauce, anti makes apphcation tor a decree of distriuu tlou aud partltiou of the estate uf sid rte ceased. Whereupou, it is ordered by sald Court that saUl account aud said apphcation be re ferred to a session thereof, to be held at the 1'robate Ofhve. lusaut Montpelier. 011 the Jd day ol December. A. D. lrH-'. for heailnac aud decisiou thereou. And, it is turther ordered, that notice hereof be niven toail peisons luteiested by pnolica tlou of tlie same three weeks siucesslvely lu the Vermont Wutvhman A- ittite Juurvai, a hewspaper piibhshed at Montpelier, previvus to taid tune au poiuted for hearliiK. that they inay appear t sald time and place. aud show eause. if auy they may have, why sald account nhould not he allowed auo uch decree inade. Hy the Court. Attest, K'. H1UAM 1'AKL.Kl'oN. 1 udke. Highcst of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report Rofol sl x Baking Powder kerseys, chev- 1 t . 1 uiagonais. etc; plain ,nLrlish Other garments ranging down AfVSODUTELY PURE In iots, tailor-made or fur trimmed Long jackets of richest beaver, marten trimmings, and lined throughout with Siberian squirrel, $85. ot this class to 553s. Dress Capes. In cloth, velvet and plush. BeautifuIIy embroidered and otherwise embellished. Our trade enables us to display the tinest and widest assortment. Opera Cloaks. The most exquisite crea tions. Red, tan and pearl as sortments ; elaborately embel lished with tine furs and sump tuous linings. Mantles for elderly ladies. Reejcr Jackets. ihe new lengths, the full backs and the medium full backs in,beaver, cheviots, ker seys and fashionable cloths. Assortment very large. Frices begin at $6. The Childreri s and Misses Dpt. As all our patrons know, is our special object of attention. Our gathering of such gar ments is both greater in num bers and in general excellence than any stock to be seen in the city. Finally. Wt bulievu that nu ilepartuicut iu this oouMuuuity ol laUiea', luisses', cuii.iiou's auii Infania1 untergarinentaa aathuruughiy comi'ictci as la tkiH ilepnrtmeni iu our sium. Aml uowhcni is it poaainle to uuitB with each puroliaae wtiu every irausactiou mure abeolute satinlactlou. OoupleO with this is au eluiueut of the gmaluHi ImporlanOa, uauiely: Our pricea are unq,UeaUOUAbl as luw as the lowest in New Buglaild a (Mt which we are happy tu assist iu prOTtOg al auy tune. Silks. There seems to have heeu aml there still aeemi to he no ueeil of ailvertisiDK the retfiilar llues of our uueiiualleit silks, as the couuters, linOH Septeiuhdr 1, have heeu, aml are uow, almost coustautly Orowded to their (ull capacity, aud tutt present volmue of our suk husiuess ex ceeils all preceilent. We shoulil uot tlnuk of ailvertisiug to-ilay, but lor oue reaaou, viz.: We have Heured of the xreatest hargaiua ttt eveiiiux silks ever offered by u a bargam that will l ouimaml uuiversal atteutiun. Aml we feel that every laily shouhl kuowr it, so lhat all i. 11 have au eipial chance to shaie thereln. Monday mornlU, shall offer pure aitlc crepes, reular ilollar qoaliljr, at ivio. a yanl, or 8H.7S for a beauUfully rich, cling iuk crepe costume for eveuiug aml party wear. New goods just in; perfect aml correct; aud iu iliese clear fashiouable ahadea: White, creaui, olal blue, uiaize, laveuder, Krey, ivory, ruse, cardiual, uile, pale grey, black. If out-of-town readers will ilrop u a postal, we will seml them saiuplea by re turn mall. Barnard, Sumner & Putnam Co., Worcester, Mais.