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VEJRMONT WATCHMAN & STATE JOU11NAL: WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 189G..
5 broach o( tlio poaco cosob. It U very ovl dotit thnt thi) ofllcors lutotid to onforco tho prohlbltory law. Tlio Graniteville Baso-ball Olub played a ono-stded ganio wlth tho East Barro Olub, at East Uarro, on Saturday nftornoon. Tlio scoro was tblrty to nlno ln favor of Qrauito rlllo. Any good olub, wautlng a gaino for nny Saturday aftornoon, should sond tliolr challougo to W. W. Bcott, tnnnagor, Gran ltovlllo, and lt wlll bo promptly ausworod. Tlio olub has good gromids to play on, aud all vlsltors wlll be courteously troatod. West JJorlln. 0. W. Koyes has palutod hls bulldlngs. Mrs. J. It. Coffrln of Nortliflold ls stop plng wltli lior son Jamos for a fow days. I'realdlng Elder Booinan proacliod at tlio MotbodlBt clmroli laat Sunday at half.paat ten o'clock, aftor whlcb lio baptlzod four young ladlea and two young mon, and bold a sacrataental servlco. Olioster Turner was takon to tlio Asyluin at Watorburv a fow days bro. IIo bas boen in poor lioalth for somo titno. His coudl tion was bucIi tliat Drs. Mayo and Eomp advlsod hls ronioval to Waterbury. The Grango hold lts nnnual Clilhlron's day baakot picnlc last Saturday ln Araos N. Chase'a grove. Botwcon forty and flfty spent a pleasant afternoon. Askort pro gramme, conslstlng of rocltatlons and mu slc, was obsorved, after whlch a goueral good tlmo was onjoyod. BAnnows & Pkck of Montpellor are agents for tho Granlto Stato Mowing Macblno, tlio best inowor tlio farmor ovor usod. Bradford. Tbo ladles of tlio Congrcgatlonal clmroli gave a lawn party on tbe Rrounds noar tbo cburcb last ovonlng. The truBtoos of tbe Bradford Publlc Lt brary bavo just purcbasod a supply of tbe latest aud boBt publlcatlons. T. A. Hunklns purchased of L. W. Doo last week tbo large pair of gray horaos. Tom tblnks be bas Rot about as good a team as tbere ls in town, Tho strawberry season wlll be ashort ouo on account of tbe lack of raln. Tboso hav lnR tho largest flolds say tbey wlll get ouly about half as many berrlos as last year. Whllo Frank Mlller was at work at Cuni mlngs' inlll at South Corinth a slab ilow froui tbe slab-saw, strlklng blm just over tho rlRht eyo, inakluR qulte a cut and caus lng conslderablo paln. Mlaa Ida V. Woodbury spoko at tbe Con RreRatlonal cburcb last Sunday ln tbo in tereat of tho Amerlcan Misalonary Assocla tlou. Iler address was vory intorosting. She ls an ablo speakor. Mr. Hobbs of Polkatn, N. II., was ln town last woek buylng cows. Ho and M. G, Flanders bouRht twenty-one, wblch tbey will Bhip to uiarket, togethor wltb an extra lot of hoRS, sheep, etc. A ropubllcan caucus was bold at tbe town bouse last Saturday evening, when the following delegatea wore elected to tbo Orange county conventlon: A. M. Banks, H. E. Parker, L. J. Brown, A. P. Wortben and Burt Wlswall. It was voted that tbe delegates cboose tbelr alternates. E. 0. Woods and famlly of Concord, N. H., came to town last weok to spend tbe sumrnor wlth hlB wlfe's fatber, E. H. Wel ton. Tno youngeat cblld, about cleven weeks old, was takeu sick and dled Sunday morning. It will bo taken to Concord for burial. Mrs. Mary L. Roble, now of Morrisville, but formerly of Corinth, bas been viaitlug her daughter, Mra. D. K. Androas. She is a bright and intelligent lady of elgbty years. Mrs. Mary Hatch of Lowell, a sister of Mrs. Androas, has also beon viaitlug at tho Colonel's. Newton I. Iloward, a former rcsidont of Bradford, wbo has lived in Iowa for the past few years, and who has been travellng extenslvely through tho western Btates, is stopping with hls slsters, Mrs. Lucv Smith and Mrs. Eastman, for a few weeks. He says he bas not found a better stato than Vermont, nor a pleaaanter vlllago than Bradford. J. H. Benton, Jr., of Boston has pub liahed ln pamphlet forru hls scholarly ad d.ess delivered at the dedication of tbe Bradford Publlc Library, July 4, 1895, and bas glven 450 copies to tbe library. Mr. Benton ls entltled to great credit for col lectirg and arranging, in Buch a conciso forin, bo many intoreatlng facts connected wlth the different library asaoclations that havo been forined in town. He brings out the fact that the flrat chartered library in the state was the Bradford Soclal Library, chartered in 179G one bundred yoarB ago and glves short sketches of all the thlrty- Lovell HMaixioiidL Bicycles! PECK BROTHERS, liMHMinl I DO YOU KNOW j? E. D. HYDE, Local NORTHERN SUPPLY G0 - - four Blgnors of tho potitlon asklng for tho cbartnr. Mr. Benton attondod school ln Bradford whon a boy, aftorwards studiod law ln town and thon oiillstod in tbo Twolfth Vermont Rcglmont in 1803, Ho Is now ono of tbo foremost and BUccosaful lawyors ln Boston and ouo of tho trustoes of tho Boston Pitbllo Library. Whon W. B. Sly of Topsham wout to bls barn. about four o'clock last Monday 1110m lng, ho mlsaod a yoko of oxon that bo bad loft in tbo yard tho nlght, before, IIo bo Ran to look around and found that hls cattle-obalns woro gono. Golng to tbo nas turo, two moro pairs of oxon woro mlsslug. Taklng anotbor man with blm, ho started in purBiilt nnd tracked thom through West Newbury to Bradford dopot, whoro ho found thetn iu tbo cattlo-yard. A young man had brought tbo cattle, and a lottor sfgnod A. D. Nolsou, Orango, to M. D. Flanders, tolllng blm bo had sont tho cattlo by his brothor'a son, and wished him to pay tho young man wbatthoy wero wortb. Mr. Flanders mlstrusted somotblng wrong and queBtloned him Bharply. It is suppoaod tho young tnau bocamo alarmod and took tbo nlne o'clock traln north, and when Mr. Sly arrivod, a half hour later, bo was not to be found. Mr. Sly was, of courae, glad to flnd tho oxon, whlch he took homo. Amono tbe onterprlaing firms of Brad ford is that of Doo Brothers. Tboy carry a Bomewhat varied stock of goods, and tbe country purcbaaor will flnd ln thelr Btoro many of tho articlos for whlcb ho would have to look among a number of other tradesmen. Tbey carry a fine lino of clotb lng, Rentlemon's furnlshlng goods, boots and shooa for ladies and gentlomon, and ladles' garinents. Tliey alao havo a good atock of jewolry and do repalrluR in thia Une. They sell houso furnlshlng Roods, aro agonts for tho Columbia and Hartford bioyclos, make a Bpocialty of blcycle re palra and koep n good asaortment of blcycle suitB. Thoro aro over 200 whoels ln Brad ford, of many kinds. If a wbeolman re quires any artlclo of blcyclo furnlshlng, or ropaira of any klnd for hls whool, Doe Brothers wlll belp him out. This flrrn bas beon in buslneaa ton years, lts membors aro popular young mon, onterprlaing and bouorable, and tbo Watciiman oordlally commends thelr oatablishmont to tbe at tentlon of tho peoplo of Bradford and thia part of Orango county. Goorgo K. Cburch of Weat Topsham stopped with hia daughter, Mrs. W. A. Cor liss, over Sunday. George Ilardy and hia aunt, MIbs Jenklns, have moved into the houso rocontly purchaaod of Mra. Frary. Mr. and Mra. S. J. Albee re tnrned Tbursday, aftor a week's vlalt with thelr aon, F. J. Albee. Mlas Edith B. Jonoa ia vlsitlng her slator, Mra. Tbomaa McKonzio ln Itockvlllo, Conn. , Mra. D. F. Dearborn ia atopping wlth her son, O. II. Dearborn. E. W. Goodhuo and wifo are spendlng tbeir vacatlon wltb Mr. Goodhuo's fatber. Mra. T. A. Cbase and cbildron, wbo have boen viait Idr frlends and relatives at Guildhall, re turned laat Frlday. C. F. Smith and H. M. Dufor wore in town last weok look ing up bualneaa for tbo Mutual Llfe Insur auce Company of New York. Mr. Darrah of Whito Rlver Junction, who has boen rocontly ongaged by tbo Connecticut General Life Insurance Company, waa ln town a few days last woek. A. F. Itoberta and famlly visited at Hauover, N. H., last week. Brookfield. Dr. Goodricb and famlly aro Bpeudlng a few days ln town. Tho concert at tbo First cburcb, Saturday ovening, was well atteuded. Tbo Binglng waa good. Mr. and Mra. H. B. Coloman have re turned from thelr trip, having onjoyod a pleaaant time. Georgo and Floyd Lyman came from Rut land, last Monday, to vialt thelr grandpar ents, Mr. and Mrs. Marcus Peck. Chlldron'a day was enjoyed by qulte a company of children,! althougb the attrac tions in other places took away many who would otberwfse have partlclpatod. The Ladies' Aid Society will hold a lawn party at the Raymond cottage next Satur day evening, to wblch all are cordlally In vlted. The entortalnment will conaiat of music, recitations and ilre-works. Ice cream and cako will be served. Cabot. Several membera of Winooski Lodge of Good Templars visited Calais Lodge last Saturday nigbt. Ned Farrlngton was sick wlth the measles and obllged to return from Montpelier be fore thegraduatingexerciaos had ended. Mrs. Edna Grant of Manchester spent a 1896 Fattcrus at Keduccd I'l'ices, S100.00 I.OVEI.Ii DIAMOND S75.O0 S85.00 LOVULI, SPECIAI., 803.00 75,00 LOVliLL KXCIiL $00.00 BICYCLE REPAIRING. No. 60 Main Streef Wliat &l Delicious Loaf of Bread you oeresota 77 Are You Familiar with " CERESOTA?" Aerent, Montpelier, Vt. - Burlington, Vt Millers' Agents fow days with lior lnotbor, Mrs. John Hlmonda, at Lnwer Cabot. Mlsa Bortha Ossood closud a BUccosaful term of Bchool on Burnnp Hill, laat Frlday, wlth lltorary oxorclsoa. Addln Stone, Loulee Stone, Maud Stono, Eddlo Burbauk, Eva PowerB, Glonn Powora, Edna Lyford, Illrnui Jonos, Helon Jonoa, Forreat Tob botts, Flosaie, Sadio aud Olarenco Jonea had only ono abaent mark, on account of slcknosa. Glonn Carpontor was abaent tho last throo days on account of moaales. Tboro woro no tardy luarka during tho term. Thls ia tho sovonth torm Loulao Stono, agod twolvo, baa attonded scbool wlthout a mark, sbo llvlng noarly ono mllo from scbool. Honry llills mot wltb a serloua accidont laat Monday as bo was comlng from Walden depot wltb a load of feod. Soolng a Bhower approachlng, ho attompted to drivo undor tho drlvoway of Nat. Burbank'a barn, whero ho bad Btoppod sovoral tlmos bo foro, but his horBos woro not guidod just right. IIo ducked his boad, but hls right shouldor Btruck tho brldgo, doubllng him ovor, and tho horsos went through tho drlvoway wlth blm in that posltlon, occu pylng a spaco of only bIx lnchos. At first it was tbought his lnjurles were fatal, but no bones wero broken, and at last roports ho was aa comfortablo as posslblo under tbo clrcumatauces. All tho bulldings of IConnoth Smtth, on top of Danvillo Hlll, woro burned oarly last Tbursday mornlng. Mr. Smith aroao at about four o'clock, klndled a flre, aud went out to pasture to milk. In a few minutes ho looked toward his house and saw smoko comlng out of the roof and tho chlmnoy buming out. RuBbing ln, ho snatcbod bls wifo and cbildron from thelr beds just in time to Have thom from tho llanios, as they wero asleop. Thero belng no near nelgh bora to rendor naalatance, Mr, Smith workcd beroically to Bavo a fow valuablcs. In con scquunce of excltement and hard work bo was nearly prostrated for two days. Thore was about 8200 in money ln the house, whlch was burned wlth tho houso and household furnlablngs. Tbo school ln this vlllago closod last Fri day aftornoon wlth interestlng exotclsos. Tho higher departmont, taugbt by Mlss Ab blo Smltb, numbereii eightoeu scholars, aevonteen of whom had a plus mark. May Adums, Nollle Adama, Wosley Atklns, Lot tle Blancbard, Glenn Eastman, Artbur Gil man, Joaaio Kimball, BertbaLawaon, Grace Morse, Carrie Palno, Earl Ilogorsand Uarry Walbrldge bad no marks during tbe term. Emma Lalrd bad uono after she began tbo term. Ada Bllledeau was abaent one day and Allco Garnoy one-half day. At tbo close of tho aftornoon exercises Mias Smith treatod her pupils to ice-croaui. Tho pri mary dopartment, taugbt by Mias Lilllan AVells, gave a good rocord. Homor Far rlngton, Lola Hougbton, Agnea Warren, Earl Walbrldge, Carl Hodgdon. Earl Hodg don, JonnioHoyt, Julla Paino, AUon Paine, Maudo Morao and Harry Lawson bad no marks. Thoro were no tardy marka and only tbree and one-half dayB' abaence during Bcboo) memborahlp. On Saturday afternoon Miaa Wella gave her Bchool a sur prlse party at her liome. Aftor gamos and other amusementa, they were treatcd to cake and lco-croani, from a tublo set out of doors and well laden. It was a ploaauro long to be remombered by tbo childrou. Calais. Tho Slavton rounlon was attended by 130 laBt Saturday. Tbe dav was all that could be aaked. Tbe place, Memorial Hall, North Calais, was a lovely spot. A boun tlful dinnor was sorved in tbo dining-hall. Prayer was offered by Mr. Drown, spoecheB wero made by George J., Captaln Asa P. and Walter Slayton. A lettor was read from Asa W. Slayton of Grand Raplds, Michigau. whlch was interestlng. Tbe songs by Mr. and Mrs. Eri Spencer and 0. F. Dudley and wife were much onjoyed. All unlted in aaying it was good to be tbere. Babhows & Pkck of Montnoller aro agents for tbe Granlto State Mowing Macblne, tho best mower the farmor ever used. East Calais. Saturday nigbt was a rod-letter nlcbt for Moscow Lodge, I. O. G. T. About thirty five members of Winooski Lodge vialted the homo lodge. Tho uaual forty-livo mlnutea for tho "good of the ordor" furniabed entor talnment, and at tbe cloae of tbe meeting lce-cream and cako wero aerved to over elghty. Before tho meeting cloaed a stal wart past chlof teinplar approached tho chlef templar's chair bearlng a largo paper bag. The chlef templar announced that it was tno Bixteentu mrtnuay oi ono oi me sisters, and in behalf of the lodge bobegged her acceptanco of tho contents of the bag, together wlth tuetr Dest wisnes. a generai laugh followed as Inez Poarce rose to re celve ber gift, which proved to be fully eigbt quartB of peanuts. Evldently tbo glvers belleved Ithat "bread caat upon the waters suroly will return." A further ln vostigation brought to llgbt a box contaln- lng an oiegant wliito leatnor lan muuen amonc tho nuta. Tlio Blster's ago. now- ovor. was a uilntako. it waB ner soven- teenth blrthday aa a Good Tomplar instead of her alxteenth. Chelsea. Measles are nrovalent in one locality on the West 11111 Chlldren's dav was obaerved on Sunday at tlio weat iilll meeting nouse Tho llbrarv and readlnc-room wlll bo closed on the Fourtb. aa the trusteea be Peve the llnrananB are lairiy ontitieu to a hollday. All booka due that day may be returned on the next library day without a llne. The vouncr neonlo of tbe Concreaatlonal cburcb have choaen as thelr prayer-meeting commltteo for tbe next quarter Hattle H. Dearhorn. Maude a. Morrlll, liirueiia ai. Cloyea, Edwtn I. Hlbbard and Hope Shor- man Rev. B. B. Sherman is ludlsposoil, and tbere was no preachlng aorvice at tho Con crecratlonal cburcb on Sunday. Mr. Slier man and famlly went to II. L. Blxby's on Monday, whero we hopo bo may rapidly recruit. 0. M. Davis bas bought for 875 all the land south of tho MethodiBt parsonage owneu uy Mra. uuuiey uauot. itesiuonts ln this neighborbood concratulate tbem selves that this meanB tbe demolltlon of the old shop iuat above the Buck brldge, which 11 aa long uoon an eyoaore. Nellie I. Blxby is agaln clerklne for C. P, DickinBon, 1 Edna M. Ilutcblnson and Lyle Tracy have boen visiting in Mout- nelier. but return boine this week. Mrs. Arcblbald Mllls, Arcblo 0. Mills and Fred E. Atwood arrivod at J. B. Atwood's on Saturdav. : Mr. and Mrs. W. F Braman of Montpelier have been spendlng Bome iiaya at iura. uuuioy uauot'a W. F. Davis and wifo have gone to tbe Pro- lllo Houho, Wlilto wountains, lor tho sum mer. i J. K. Darling and J. M. Com stock attended conunenceuiont at Dart- mouth laat weok. Jirastua Smltb vla ited in Hanover, N. H., laat weok. MrB. B. A. Morrlll and Maude S. Morrlll havo returned homo from Winthron. Mass whero they havo been for sovoral months. Dr. G. J. Helmor, oBteopatblat, arrlved last week. He haa rontod the lower lloor of Mra. Ira Hood's houso, and will recelvo IiIb natlonta thoro. 11 e oxnects two aaslstants in a few days. Harry H. Goaa made hls narents a flvlng vislt last woek Mrs. R. II. Lyon and two daughtorg of White Ulver Junction are at ut. A. . Smlth's. ; Clmrles It. Uarria of St Loula. Mo.. ia vlaltlng his unclo, J, B, 11a con. Flvo of tho Gerardi famlly of St. Louis havo arrlved at H. S. Aunla' for tho Biimmer, and otbors wlll follow later. West Corinth. Whooplng-cougb prevallB ln town. Stlllman Wlgglna Ih quito slok aud under iuouocior s caro Oharles Avory has recontly lost a good uorse, Kinou uy a Kicn irom anotnor uorae Mlss Sadle Humphrey oloaed bor school on Frlday. Tbo closlng oxerclaes cousiated of rocltatlons, dlalogues and niuslc, vocal uud lustrumental. Many parents wern presetu. The remaina of Mrs, Lucy Gilman of East llaveriJiu wero orougnt to this place last Saturday for burial. Sbo waH for many yoars a resldont of thls village, but, on ac count of falling hoalth, olght yoars ago sbo went to East Ilavorhlll to livo wlth bor cbildron. Kast Corlntli. Rer. A. M. Smith occuplod tho Unlvor sallst pulplt on Sunday aftornoon nnd ovonlng. W. It. Rowland has roturnod from scbool at Barro. Mlss Laurn A. Butlor, who has beon attondlng aohool at Randolph, ls spendlng bor vacatlon in town. i Mlss Ilolon M. Blako cloaed bor achool at thls placo on Frlday, and bas roturnod to ber homo ln Brndford. . Mr. and Mrs. Satnuol Jones of Weybridgo aro in town vlsitlng tbelr daughter, Mrs. E. S. Rowland. North Duxbury. A party of nlne from Barro took a trip to Camel's IIuuip last Sunday, making tbo trip to thls placo and roturn on tbolr w 116019. Tho wldow of tbo lato Jacob Morso dled nt tho homo of her Bon-in-law, George Papo, last Saturday, agod nlnoty-four yoars. Tholntermeut wbb nt Bolton, G. A. Conant ls soon to movo to Stowe. wliere be bas a place to work. A. E. Durkoo and wifo of Essex Junction spont Sunday wlth bls narenta. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Durkoe. Mr. aud Mrs. John O'Noll, Jr., aro rojolclng ovor a baby girl, born June 23. Mra. Albort Norton is vislting relatives ln tbo south pnrt of the town. Mr. and Mra. L. J. Durkeo woro called to Hartford. Saturday. bv tho death of her brotbor, James Fargo. South Duxbury. Tboro was a verv nleasant catherlne at tho homo of Mr. Ebenezor Johnson, Juno 27, to colobrato bls olghty-fourth birthday. Noarly oighty relatives and frlenda wore presont. Mr. Johnaon ia tho son of Na- tluintol and Lvula Jounson. who cama from Wendoll, Maas,, over ninoty yoars ago and aottlcd in Moretown, whore Ebeuezer John son was born. Early in lifo bo movod to Faj ston, and tboro marrlod aud remaincd sovoral years. Later tho famlly came to Boiitu .uuxuury to llvo, and slnce tho iloath of hls wifo his daughter Mattlo haa cared for blm. Ho bas sevon chlldren. of whom alx woro preaent at tho anniveraary. Tbo uiuner was aerveu m iront oi tne nouae, under tbo blg manlos. Mr. Johnson was soated at tho head of the table. Ho carrled a bappy faco but a trembllng band. Ho wore a rose on his coat which was brought by his Bon Stephen, plucked from a buah of whlcb tbe orlginal waa brought from Wen doll, Maaa., over nlnety yoars ago by Mr. Johnson's motber. After rofrcsbmonts all listoned to romarks from Rov. O. S. Hul bert and Mrs. Crossett, and a lotter was read by Ilannab, u daughter of Mr. John son, irom her unclo and ber father's only brotber, who could not be presont on ac count of his inilrmitles. Hls daughter Lilla sang some of her choice songs, and the peo plo doparted in peace, loaving bohlud tbem a purso of twonty dollara. MrB. Llzzio Joslin roturned to ber homo Waltatlold laBt Wodneadav. Mias Lilllan Emerson has gono to Waterbury to work for Mrs. L. S. WattB. Tho fu neral of Will Pbillips took place laat week Monday aftornoon. Rov. Mr. Booth offl clated, Herbert Ward and wlfe ro turned to tbeir homo last Wednesday. Kditb Butlor has flnlshod her scbool in Fayston and returned to her bome. Kast Montpollor. The strawberry festlval last Saturday ovening wasfalrly well attondod. The re celpts were about 817. T. B. Clemont haa nurchaaed a borso of L. S. Wheelor to put on to hia stone team, hls bandsome mare, " Kit," having gone lamo. Thore wlll be a grove meeting next Sat urday on the farm of O. L. TlllotBon, to which the publlc ls invited. Several cler gymen will be present. Tbere wlll be a cotllllon party at tbe Vll lago Hall to-morrow (Tbursday) evening. Uooil music wlll D6 furnlsheu and refresb- monts served. A genoral invltatlon is ex- tended. A. Jarvis, in tho employ of the Eureka Granlte Quarry Company, started last Frl day for a Beveral months' trip through the western states, selling monumental work. O. H. Edling wlll take Mr. Jarvis' place as superlntendont in the shed depart mont. Mlsa Ola Dudley of Bryant's Pond. Malne, is tbe guest of Mlss Hattle Foster. Mr. and Mrs. u. ir. jjudley and fam lly attended the Slayton picnic at Calais last Saturday. Mrs. Jesse Sawtelle of Montpelier spent last Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Reed. Mr. and Mrs. Wal lace Clark and daughter Lena visited Mr. and Mrs. Truman Uhaae of Northfield over Sunday. : Dr. J. J. Willard of Pueblo, Colorado, made a ilylng vlslt to relativeB and friends in this village laat Saturday. Bauhowb & Pkck of Montpelier are agents for tbe Granlte State Mowing Macblne, the beat mower the farmer ever used. North Montpelier. r Our local baae-ball nlne playod a frlendly f ame wlth the Marshfield boya, Saturday of aat week, on the grounds at Plainfield, the Bcore heing twenty-two to sevon ln lavor oi tne juarsuneias. MIsb BlanchoSpaulding, wbo bas been in Boston for several monthB nast as a nunil in the Boston Tralnlng Scbool, returned bome last week. She was accompanled by ber uncle, Orlando Knapp. Profesaor and Mrs. O. IC. Hollister of Goddard Semlnary are to spend a part of thelr vacatlon wltb Mr. Holllster's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Hollister. It is tbelr intention now to makeanextended western trip during tbe time. That the creamery made no mistake In securing tho servlces of Ed. HIIUb as our buttor-makor 1b ovldenced by tbe unquali fied wordB of pralse received from all quar ters as to tbe quality of our product. In AHie Oate they have ahelper worthy of tho place. Tbere was a good turnout Frlday and Saturday of laBt week to tbo trot at Barre. The favorito thia way, tbe paclng mare of 0. M. Clark, "Mabel W.," after winning two heatB ln the 2: 30class, experienced somo of ber 111 luck agaln, throwing a knee boot in one heat, breaklng her hobbles ln a sec ond, and belng run into, tipplng tbe sulky over, In a third. Wltb all thoae mlsbaps, she won thlrd money. Pass tho good word along the llne. Plles can be quickly cured without any oporatlon by simply applylng DeWitt's Witcli Hazel Salve. W. E. Terrlll & Co., Montpellor, Vt. Fairlee. Several Itetna of news from this town wlll bo found on tbe second pago. There has boen no raln boro slnce Juno 11. Soraa farmers say they will not cnt more than half as much hay as Iastaeason. Old hay ia vory Bcarco, and cannot bo bought at any price. Samuol P. Coburn, who had beon faillng for somo tlmo past, diod last Tbursday. Funeral Bervicos were beld on Friday from tbe houso of bls sister, Mra. Stratton, where bo dled, and were conducted by Rev. Mr. Barnard of Bradford. The unlou plcnlo beld by tho schools of dlstricta No, 3 and 4, last Frlday afternoon, was a succeBB ln every partlcular. At two o'clock tho cbildron mot :at No. 1 school bouso and marched to the grovo, slngiug a now plece, tbo words of whlcb woro com. posed by Mrs. Danlella, to tbo good old tuno " Marchlng Through Goorgla." Tbo oxerciaea at thu grovo cousiated of deola iiuitlons, recitatioua, easaya aud dialoguos. Then came thu luuch, whlcb cousiated of cake, lce-cream and lemonado, whlch was onjoyod by tho chlldren and some of tho olilor ones. Next ramo tbe ollmnx aBteam boat rido around tbe lako, Whlch was par tlclpatod lu by about slxty Tho chlldren of No. 4 raiaoil money onougb to buy a gold Iion, a pair of aleove-buttons and a collar mtton, whlch was preaonted to Mr. Thur ber, tbo toacher, in u noat little spooch by Mias Gora Clogatou. Out of a total of twonty slx Bcholars in No. 4, twonty-tlve was tbo average atteudance, tblrteen of whom re ceived no marks, Thls was Mr. Thurbor's Becond torm hero, and lt ia hoped that he may boo flt to roturn and toach tho fall torm. North Fayston. Tho Wllllng Workors wlll moot wltb Mrs. Albro Portor, July 10., All aro invitod. Tbe parents aud frlends ln dlstrlct No. i gave tho teachor and scholars a dinnor last TburBday. Mlss Eva Froumon has taugbt a BUccosaful term. All would bo ploased to navo her return. Groton. Mrs. Mauloy Clark roturnod from North Cbelmaford, Maas., laat wook Tueaday, Whoro sho hns bnnn vlnlllnr? linr dnmrbtnr for tho past four weoks. Hor daiiRlitor, Mrs. Edward Moore, accompanled her nnd wlll rotnaln ln town for n fow woeks, vislt ing friends and rolatlvos. s A. H. Hayos of Hardw'ck is spendlng a few days in town. Mrs. M. Ingram of Barro vlsltod hor slstor, MrB. B. M. Rlckor, last Frlday. i George W. Talsoy wns ln Marahfield last Frlday. Mrs. Frank B. Cbapinan of Cbicopeo, Mass., ls vislting at Manloy Clark's. John Darling and wifo and Mrs. S. N. Eastman attonded tbo graduatlug oxerclsos at Montpollor last weok. 1 Aloxandor Cocbrau was In Montpollor last weok Monday. M. D. Coflln, R. D. Sberry and R. N. Darling wero tbo dolegates to tho ropubllcan conventlon at St. Jobnsbury last Friday. 1 Alox andor Cochran was in Whitefleld, N. H., last TburBday. Virgil Ayor of Barro was ln town last Frlday. H. O. Clark, wbo baa beon Bpendlng a fow daya ln town, roturnod to Hardwick last Frlday. Itlckor 31111s. Wo havo had but llttlo raln and bav muBt be llRht. 1 Wllllam Wooks of Iowa and Goorge Stewart wero vislting nt J. C. Har vey's tbo past week. A. H. Rlcker wiu nniau snwing uis stocK o( iumuor thls weok. Ellery 0. Falge flnlshod work lngontho rallroad last wook. A. H. itlckor wiu aturt up ina boumn-mlll next woek. Hardwick. See Becond page for deferred items from thls town. A few from hero attonded tho muslcal featival at Irasburg laat week. For partioulars regardlng the Fourtb of July colebratlon boo largo poaters. Cbarlos Batcheldor and Mlss Edith Dan lols wore marrled laat Sunday. Congratu latioua. The masquerado glven by tho band laat Saturday nlght waa well attended. Tho costumos wore uniquo. Mrs. C. L. Fronch has put a now porcb on the front of her storo, the second story of Marshall's block ls up, and Pat McGlnn and Mrs. L. D. Hathaway havo palnted thelr houses. Professor Parsons is vislting frlends in town thia week. Will Clark ia the Sosaoasor of a new Plerco bicycle. 1 essle Sanford ls vislting in Rutland and Manchester. Jesaio Kont ta vislting her motber. .May Sanford 1b em ployed in tho post-ofllco. Ira Drew waa ln town last week. , Ned Mack was at homo laBt woek. Jay Hersey baa commenced work on bls now houso aiarahileld. A strawberry featival will be beld at the Metbodlst cburch to-morrow (Tbursday) ovening. The scbool ln No. 2, taugbt by Ola Bux ton, althougb very small, shows no tardy, absent or dlsmlsaal marka for the entlro torm. B. M. Shepard and wlfe, Mrs. Smith and her grand-daughter, Mlss Florence, from Burlington, were at O. E. Shepard'a over Sunday. W. R. Aldrich of Barton and W. S. Drenan of Hardwick wero in town last week in tho lntorest of a Frimary Languago Chart, for uso in tbo schools. It is a flne work and should be in our schools. Our town may feel gratifled at the reault of tho county conventlon in puttlng in nom lnation for aaaistant judge Mr. Mark Meara of this villago. A succeBsful merchant and buslness man, he will not only honor blm self and tbe town in the posltlon, but the county as well. School closed in dlstrlct No. 11 Juno 26. Twenty pupils were enrolled. Average dally attondance, 19 33-80. Tbose having no marks wore Bernlce, Susie, Earl and Pliny Kiser, Beulab and Cora Goodale. Etta and Mvrtie Klnc. Bessie Pltkln. Maud Townaond, Hattle Dow and Eddle Rusb- low. Tho sohool plcnlo last Friday was a de clded succeaa, all the schoola but two belng present, and tboso two not belng closed at that time. Lanosboro school closea thls week, and the school in New DIscov- ery bas throo weeks. Tbere was a largo gatherlng of parents and frlenda, which was gratlfylng to those connected wlth the Bcbools. All tbe schools dld tbem- aelves credit, and lt would bo a hard taak to partlcularlzo. The schools have been a success throughout the town. The attond ance bas been much better than heretofore. but very few marks appearlng ln the regls ters, and tbe average attendance ln several cases belng Iess than one below the wbole number oi scholars. Moretown The village schoola closed last Frlday. Tbe followlng is tbe record of attendance lor the upper departmont, Luile A. Jones, toacher: Whole number of pupils, slxteen; Average uauy auenuance, u i-u. xiiose having no marks during the term wero Her bert Austin, Maud Bulkeley, Joslo Bulke ley, Llzzie Duncan. Howard Haylett. Clln ton Hlll, Maude Johnson, Lilllan Sleener. Nettie Somervllle, Clair Ward. Cbarllo Goas was not absent, but bad one tardy maric. Plainfield. A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Foss laat Wednesday. A. J. Lawrenco of Fblladelphla, Pa., ia vislting at j. w. uatcnoiuers Mrs. Emily Lazello of West Randolph is vlalting reiattvea in town. George E. Kellogg, an ox-pollceman of Brooklyn, N. X., ls vlsitlng L. K. Dow. Harry Batcholder, who bas comploted ins couogo course ai weaieyan, ia at nome, Carl Foas, Wlllio Wbltcher aud Beaale Lazello aro at homo from the Montpelier ueminary ior vacauon. Moat of the farmers bavo begun haylnc. and report that they will not be ablo to secure more than half a crop. Tho nartv from hero camnlncr at Wood bury Pond will bo incroased by a number, wuo mtenu ro go aoout Jiny 4 Statlon-master Harry Cuttlng returned from Lakeport, N. II., whero be has spent a iwo-wooKa vacauon, iasi I'rniay. Mlss Mary Luplon bas cloaed her scbool nt South Barre and will spend a few wooks wlth her Blater, Mrs. G. 0. Vincent, in Eaat Montpelier. Tbo glorioua Fourtb wlll not be cele- brated horo, hut the small boys are orcan Izlug to make Friday nlght resound wlth uoiae. it ia sato to say thoy wlll succeod. Wllllam Klnnoy and wlfe of Plainfield, N. J.. wlio navo Doon vlsitlng at w. 11 Klnuey'a, went to Eaat Hardwick on Tbursday to atop for a sbort time wlth rela tives 01 Airs. lunnnoy. Tbo teachera and nunlls of tbe village school have succoeded in raistng funda for n llag for tho aehool bulldlng, whlch they navo purcuased. 11 wiu ue raiaeu 1111s week, with approprlato oxorclsos by tho SCI1001, Bauiiows & Peck of Montpelier aro agents for tbo Granlto Btnte Mowing Macblno, tho Deat mowor tho lariuer over used. Topsliiun. Rov. M. 8. Kllloucb baa roturned from Plilladelphla and proacliod boro laat Sun day. Tho schools at the villago and nt tho Four Oornors cloao thls (Weuneadayj nfter- noon Horace Randall haa roturned from Bos ton, wliere be haa been asslatlng hls brother-In-low, J. D. Thornton. , A. C. Wormwood whs lu Bostoa last week on buBlueas. Miss Mluuio Randall has a new " wheel." JULY We started one of the most enterprising sales ever attempted dv a large Worth of Legitimate Dry Goods previous to lnventory August i, '96. I'riccs in nll dcnartmcnta bavo beon nlnccd at tho lowcet possiblo polut so as to onablo us, if possiblo, to roallzo ttio rcquircd amount. All acparttnentB havo beon thoroughly ransaokcd for Bargain Goods and morcilcBsly knlfcd. Tlio cost 01 coods has been In mnnv casea ontiroly ignorcd, tbo grcat idca bcing to unload our eholvos Ior tbo ac commodation of tlio Avalancbo of Fall Goods, which is suro to como in Sop tcmber. Wo rccommcnd tbis ealo to all our custorucrs as a raro opportunity to onricb tlioir porsonal and housohold poascssions in tho Dry Goous lino at an immonso saviug from tho usual cost. JSvory cul advertised Is a RBAL OUT and a DEEP OUT. COME l Writo for samplcs of anv snecinl goods you may rcquiro, nnd get horo this wcck if possible. Make ready. tho brlonouB l ourth Is coming. Flacjs! Flags! Wo eball carry a splendid lino of Flags and soll them at merely nominal proflts. (Jotton, bilk aud All Wool I3untlng. Small Buttonhole Flags, 2x3 iuchcs; uuiiurcii'8 uottou i-ings, on sticks, no, 5c and 10c cach. Best Bunting Flags, 2x3 feet, and all lari;o sizcs up to 40x24 feot. 1' lag I'olce, 1 Ixinss, nnd all otccteras in stock for houses or public buildings. uotton uecorativo X'lags or Tri- colored, by ynrd, plain or starred. Hock-bottom pnces gunrnntecd onall. Wo nuote n few of tbo prico cuts made expressly for this ealo: Cotton Dress Goods. Look at theso quotatione Why? Wo hold 500 nicces of Cotton Dress Goods which must bo clcared this month. flere nro tho prices upon which wo proposc to do it. Ginghams. Domestic Dress Stvles and darkish colors. Tho usual 10c quality. Your choico from 25 styles, 3$c. BARNARD, SUMNER & PUTNAM JULY CLEARANCE 8ALE SOMETHING NEW In order to stimulato our trado through two of tho dull months ln tho year, wo bavo hit upon a plan that wo think will interest every ono of our regular customers and win for us the patronago of many othors. Our plan is this: Beginning Wednesday, July 1, wo shall issuo coupons on every purchaso amounting to 81. If your purchaso is 82 you recoivo two coupons and aro entitled to two gucsses, and so on according to tho amount of your purchase. This contest will close on MONDAY EVENING, AUGUST 31, at nine o'clock, and tho day following wo will announce tho lucky guessers. The guesses will bo arranged in tho order they are recoived, in order to do justice to all. When thero aro two or throo gucsses tho samo, the guess bearing tho earliest dato will bo given first choice so you see tho importanco of fllling in tho dato as well as tho name and residenco. To the one guessing tho ncarest to tbo numbor of coupons received by us during this contest we will present, as a FIBST PRIZE, ono Music-box, valued at 8100. To tho second ncarest, as a SECOND PRIZE, ono Dress Pattern, valued at 810. To the third nearest, as a THIRD PRIZE, one Silk Umbrello, valued at 3. To tho NEXT FIVE neareBt wo will presont a pair of our P. & P. Kid Gloves, valuod at 81 per pair. Total $118 Tho MuBic-box is tho now Regina Music-box, beiug much better than tho old styio Swiss music-boxes, as it is supplicd by intorcbangeablo raetallic tuno-sheets. Any now music can bo had in theso tune-sheets. THIS BOX WILL BE ON EXHIBITION HERE IN THE STORE FROM JULY 1 TO SEPTEMBER 1, AND THE PUBLIC ARE WELCOME TO SEE AND HEAR IT. BARGAIN NO. 1. Five dozen Print Walata, mostly llgbt colora. Our prico bas been 25c. To close now at only 15c. BARGAIN NO. 2. Five dozen Walsts in Fercalos, Madras and Ditnity, costlng S1.25, 81.38 and 81 60. Your choice now at only 81. BARGAIN NO. 3. One dozen Walsta in flne Lawns; cost S1.75. Now reduced to 81.25. BARGAIN NO. 4. One-hall dozen im ported Madras Walsts, flne and pretty as Bllk; cost 82. Now reduced to S1.50. BARGAIN NO. 6. Elght dozen Walsts in flne Fercales, splendid asaortment of coloringa, and ono of tho beat-made and beat-fltting Walsts that has been sold at 81. Now reduced to 76c. BARGAIN NO. O.-Two dozen Whlto Lawn Walsta; splendid valuo at 75c. To close at only 69c. Dross G-oods. BARGAIN NO. l.-Sixtoen Dress Pat terus, not any two allko, beautlful fancy mlxtures ln all-wool and silk aud wool, all this Boasou's goodB: Four patterns marked from 87.60 to 85, throo patterns marked from 89 to 80, four patterns markod from 810 to 87, throo patterns marked from 811 to 87.60, two patterns marked from 813 to 88.60. Come and make an early selection from our ilnest Dross Goods. BARGAIN NO. 2. Two pieces 30-Inch Fancy Mlxturoa, thia season'B goods. Our regular prlco bas been 25c. Now reduced to 16c. BARGAIN NO. 3.-Ton pieces 38-incb Fancy Gorinau Mlxtures. flne gooda aud beautlful coloringa. Wo have beon solling SJPJZTOIXj NOTIOE. Aa wo nlnill close our Btoro nt noon 011 .Snturdiiy, July 1, onr Spcclnl 8ATUKD.YY JIAltflAlN wlll bo offered to our cuatomora on Frlday, July 3, nml Bbould tliern lio nny of tlio lot left tlioy wlll lio sold tlio followlng Siiturduy foreiionn ut wiiuo prlco. Our Speclal HnrKiilu for l-'rlduy, July a, nnd Siiturduy forenoon, July 4, will bo 100 T.ndli'n' l'rlnt AVriiiipera, lunstly dark colors, iiuulo of tlio ln'it iiiuillty of Prlnt, lluod tlio untlru lonutli of tlio wnlst, cxtrn full sklrt, nud nlwuya rotullcd at 81.25. Our apeclul prlco for I'rldny nnd Bnturday, July 3 nnd 1, ONLY 00 OKNTS KAC1I. Not nioro tlmii tliroo wrnppers to 11 ciittoinor. GILLEY & ABBOTT, - - Main Street, Barre, Vt. corporation. to be CONVERTED INTO Cotton Challies. Uest styles. No common looklng goods amongst thom. All now, cloan and rofreshing. Any color. llcautlful floral designs. Your choico, 3c a yard. Fif ty stvles Shirrcd Ginghams. Very flno solcction. Worth to-day 12Jc a yard. Your choico, 5c. A fow styles Printed Ducks. Always sold at 12Jc. Your choice, 0c. Fino shootiug. Wondors will never ccaso. Horo aro somo moro. A pilo, probably 100 styles, all tho bost and flncst Domestic Ginghams, Fino IParkhllh, Toilo du Nord and A. F. C. brands. Theso aro good valuo at 121c. Your choice, 6c a yard. Dimitics, tho most popular of all cotton fabrics this year. Ono thousand pieces. No two aliko, all colors, every stylo on oarth, 12Jc grado. Your choico, GJc. Ono hundrcd pieccs Domestic Dim itics, tho reeular 8c grade, 4$c a yard. Fino Grado Cotton Fabrics on Wash Goods Countors, Main Aislo, Conter of Storo. Last Case Genuino Imported Scotch Ginghams, best designs, small and stylish, novor sold under 25c to 37c be fore, now 12o. Geuuine Imported French Fancy Weave Printed Muslins, regular 25c and 37ic grade. Your selection, 12c. Golored Dress Goods. Tho biggcst bargains iu seasonable goodB ever offered. Your choico of all. All Wool French Challies, tho reg ular price of which is 37c, at 19c a yard, cut any longth from the piece about 50 designs. Silk and Salin Stripo Javonaise. Your choico of all our very elegant showiug of tbesc regular 62c goods, about 25 styles, 37Jc a yard. Cut any longth from the roll. Gorded Swivel Silks. Bought to soll at 370. Guaranteed all soap and water washed and per fcctly fast color; about 20 pieces. Your choice, 19c a yard. CO, - - WORCESTER, MASS. IN ADVERTISING. tbem at COc. These we rednce to 29c. BARGAIN NO. 4.-One piece of40-inch Silk aud Wool Mlzture, very pretty Ior walsts. Iteduced from 75c to 60c. BAKGAIN NO. 5. Two pieces of 42-lneU All-wool Black Crepons, very pretty for sults or separate sklrts. Onr price has been Sl. Theso we reduce to SOo per yard. BARGAIN NO. 0. Tbree pieces of 24-inch Flgured Ghlna Silk, black crounds with beauttful colorinRa, pretty for walsts or dresaos. These goods are wortb Sl. Wo bavo reduced tbem to COc. BARGAIN NO. 7. Ten pieces of 27-lncU Twilled Flannol Sultlnga ln dark mlxtures. Theae goods have always sold at 29c. We shall cloeo tbejn at half-prlce, 12io per yard. BARGAIN NO. 8. Fifteen pieces of 35 Incli All-wool Serges, all colors, at 2Sc. Fifteen pieces of 45-inch All-wool Serges, all colors, at 39c. Domostics. BARGAIN NO. 1. Ten pieces of pretty Dress-stylo Prlnts, ln tans and pluks; reg ular 0-cent prlnts. Spoclal price only 6c. BARGAIN NO. 2. Fifteen pieces of Standard Indlgo Blue l'rinta, best quality and good asaortment of styles, ijold ln all the storea at Co. Speclal prlco only 4c. BARGAIN NO. 3. Teu pieces of Dross Ginchams, mostly plalda, wortb 8o per yard. Spoclal prico only 4c. BARGAIN NO. 4, Twolve plecos of flne pretty Gingliams In dress styles; strlpes and nlalds, vory pretty coloringa; wortb 10c to i25o. Spoclal price, Oo. BARGAIN NO. 5. Throo hundrcd yards of Dark Stripo Outiug Klauuols; ourrogalar 80 quality, Speclal prlco only 6c,