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VERMONT WATCHMAN & STATE JOURNAL: WEDNESDAT, AUGUST 19, 1896.
: Mrs. Nol- llo I'ell aml two boiib of St. Albans roturnod to tliolr liomo nf tor a wook's vislt Iioro, Mlas Funnlo McDulTeo roturnod last wook from tbo Wost, whoro slio has boon Blnco last fall II ctor F. Ilrltt of Boston, a formor roslilont of tlils town, ls Btopptng at N. B. UoRors' for a fow days. Barrows & 1'ock of Montpelier liavo Itoss onsllafgo cuttora In stock. Wrlto for prlcos. ICnst Cabot. Mr. and Mrs. Davln of Nortlillolil. wlio liaro boon vlsltlnK tliolr dauelitor, Mrs. II. S. Barr, havo roturnod to tliolr liomo. 1 Mrs. Jennio Walah of Washington, D. 0., ls vlsltliig frlonds boro. Mrs. Waltor Laooy has roturnod to hor liomo ln Adams, Mnss. Mrs. Hugh Dunn lias boon iil for sovoral days. 1 Mr. and Mrs. M. 0. Ilookor of Washington, D. 0,, and Mrs. Goorfjo Klddor and dauRbtor Blancbe vlsltod at IC. II. Clark's last wook. Mrs. Martlia Hugbos and daiifihter Edlth havo roturnod to tholr homo ln Eag- land. : '. Mrs. May Gray nnd son frorn Massacbusotts aro vlsltlng at Q. B. lilll's. Calais. Tho rogular meetlng of Btow Post wlll occur noxt Saturday. Hon. J. L. Martln of Brattleboro ls to bo one of tbo spoakors ln town noxt wook. The board of clvll autbority meot at tbo Town Hall August 27, to revlso tbo obock. 11st. Moscow Lodgo of Good Templars aro to liavo a plcnlc ln S. II. Fostor's grovo on Tbursday. Among those vlsltlng ln town aro Mrs. Edlth Board, Mrs. Vlola Billlngs of Mont pelier and Mlss Ida Bomls of Boston. At tbo ropubllcan caucus on Saturday, W. E. Bllss was placed in nomlnatlon as tbo ropubllcan candidate for ropresentatlve. A. W. Pelrce, prluclpal of Goddard Som lnary, was at h. A. Kent's ovor Sunday. MIsb Franklo Kent, wltb frlendB from Marshfield, ls taklng a carrlago drlvo to tbo nortborn part of tbo stato. ; Edward Foster and party, wbo havo beon vlsltlng at S. H. Foster's, havo roturnod to tbeir liomes. ss H. E. Burnap ls ln Korth&eld, ln the lntorest of tbo Gorn Can nlng Company. East Calais. Mrs. A. N. Bllss left last week for a vlslt to bor old hoine ln Mlchlgan. Mrs. Jallus Berry of Waitsfield bas been at D. B. Dwlnell's the past week. Mlss Goldthwaltn wlll exohange noxt Sun day mornlng wltb a lady proacberfrom East Randolph. At tho ropubllcan caucus, last Saturday, W. E. Bllss recelved tho nomlnatlon for town representatlve. Harry Gilman was knocked down by a young lady on a wheol one ovonlng last wook, recelvlng several cuts on tho face. IIo narrowly oscaped a broken nose. Tbo party at Camp Wllbur roturned liomo Monday, after two wcoks of Ufo ln the opon alr. It consistod of Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Pearce of Bloomington, Illlnols, Inez Pearco, Mary Dwlnell, Kate Bugbee and Georgo Wheelock, 01a Leonard and Ivan Gray of East Calais, Ltllian Wells of Cabot, Luna Moorehouse of Plymouth, Massacbusotts, and Flora Allen of Calais. North Calais. Mlss Fannlo I. Corbln of Spencer, Mass., ls vlsltlng at S. H. Foster'B. There ls to be a cotilllon party at Mo morlal Hall on Frlday evonlng, August 28. Muslc by Cbase's Orchestra. AU aro ln vlted. E. L. Foster and wlfe and Dr. Vanderpool of Newark, N. J., roturned to tbelr hotne on Monday, after a vlslt of two weeks wltb relatlves in town. Sodom. The little son of Bon Lowery, who has been slck, is itnproving. Mrs. Myron Daley ls under tbo doctor's care. Robort Lowery has moved hls family from the Martln tenement to tho bome of Olar ence White, hls fatberin-law. Mrs. Walter Daley and her son have been vls ltlng frlonds in Hancock. Mr. and Mrs. Aro F. Slaytou of Hyde Park havo been vlsltlng in Sodom. Chelsea. The fall term of Cholsea Acadomy wlll open on the 31st lnst, Mrs. Dana Allen has boen declared ln saue, and was removed to the Waterbury Asylum on Wednosday of last weok. A democratlc caucus, beld on Saturday evonlng, nomlnated Willlam Robbins for rop resentatlve and approved tbo nomlnations for justices made by tbe ropubllcan caucus. Ablathar W. Beckwlth, an old and re apected citlzen, who remove-1 to Vershlro a short tlme slnce, died thnre quito suddenly on ThurBday and the body was brought bere for burial. At tbe auctlon on Wednosday, the farm of the late Lyman Donlson was sold to Jobn A. Blakely for 8399. He also bld off the standlng crops at $30. Other artlcles sold falrly well. Edward, tho young son of Harrio O. Fllnt, got a bad fall last week by tho Buck bridge, striklng his head on a Btono and cutting quite a wound in it. He now ap pears to be all rlght. Kev. W. R. Davenport of Barre, who ls spendlng hls vacatlon ln town, preached at the Methodist church Sunday ovening, and is expected to occupy the pulpit on the mornlng of the 30th lnst. Columbia Councll No. 17, Junlor Order United Amerlcan Mechanics, has boon or ganized here wlth the followlng officers: Counclllor, G. E. Hatch; vlce-counclllor, V. A. Oorwin; recordlng secretary, O. D. Tracy; flnanclal secretary, A. H. Morey; treasurer, F L. Beckwlth; conductor, F. T. Beckwlth; chaplain, Orcutt Blxby; junior past counclllor, H. O. Blxby. Rev. B. B. Sherman ls taklng hls vaca tlon, and ls at prenont wltb hls family at The New Life Option Policy AND ENDOWMENT BOND ISSUED I)Y THE National Life of Vermont IS -- IT crants aolld protcctlon upon mutunl plam at the lowest Ruarantoeil cost. IT U Iraraediatolv pajableonproof nf iloatli,or,al80, It a tond, at tho uml of tlie apecllled torm. IT piovlilca for puyment of tlie lnsurance proceeda ou wrltten order of tho lnsured. ITI lnconteatablo altor two yeara from dato of ltaue. ITla automatically non-forfoltable, after threo ,year, for face amount. ITguaraiileeiinoat llberal, cndoraod caali. pald-up .Bnd ratemled Imuraiice valuea. IT la collateral for loana wlth the Company up to mt,'0.';m" ocnroilhj tho guaranteod caih value, ITpartlclpateg lu aurplua dUtrlbutlona, aa olt'Cted by theliolder, and allowa hlm all tljouaual moth. , "d of autplua adjuitmont known to iniuranco. IT placea no reatrlctlona on realdenco or trayel, ITla not prejuUlced by any occupatlon, lucludlnR mllltary and naval aorvlco ln tlme of war, after two yeara f tom date of llsuo. IT la econornlcal, Incouteatable, non-forfoltablo nnd ndjuttable a policy of guarantoea. S. S. BALLARD, General Agent, WUKKLOOIC Iir.OCIC, llAltltK, VT. turned from roak'g Inlnml, : II, L, Blxby's. Ho preaobod at tho Wost II111 mootlng-houso Sunday aftornoon. In consequonco of his absonco, thoro was no mornlng aorvlco at tho Congregatlonal church on Sunday last, and probably there wlll bo nono noxt Sunday mornlng. Tho Sunday.scbool and ovonlng sorvlcos aro malntalnod as usual. llov. Franklin S. Hatch of Monson, Mass,, a nativo of Cholsoa, ls oxpoctod to proach on tho 30th. Itov. Mr. Ilatch, by tho way, has just pro sontod to tho publlo llbrary twonty bound and ton unbound volumos of tho Atlantlc Monthly. Tho ropubllcan caucus on Saturday provod a vory llvoly affalr. G, L. Stow was chosen chalrman and J, M. Comstock sec retary. A rosolutlon was passod that a bal lot for roprosontatlvo shonld bo bad wltb out nomlnations. and that any votor intond lng to support tho ropubllcan tlckot at tho Soptombor oloctton should bo ontltlod to voto ln the caucus. The first ballot rosultod as follows: 0. S. Emery, 74; 0. P. Dlckln son, 69; 0. W. Goodwin, BO; G. h, Btow, 3; Calvin Goodwin, 1; N. G. Mooro, 1. Flve otbor ballots wero taken, tho slxth rosult ing os followB: 0. S. Kmory, 71; 0. W. Goodwin, C9; 0. P. Dlokinaon, 30. As thore was stlll no cbolce, a motlon to ad journ stnc dtc was mado. By a dlvlslon of tbo bouso thls motlon was carrlod by a vote of 84 to 82. Durlng tho ballotlng tho fol lowlng nomlnations for justlces had been made: O. S. Emery, H. Ii. Blxby, G. Ij. Stow, Oalvln Goodwin, M. O. Gates, Wil llam RobblnB and W. S. Hatch. Mrs. Julla A. (Hood) Rogors of Lowell, MasB., and her son Cecll aro at W. F. Hood's. Mrs. Eulio E. (Dutton) Lane of Adams, Mass,, 1b at W. A. Hood's. George Fullor of Lowoll, Mass., ls vlsltlng hls brothor, Edwln D, Fuller. Archlbald 0. Mllls of Alton, 111., ls at J. B. Atwood's. Edwln D. Denl- son and family have returned to Lynn., Aiass. Kast Corinth. Harvov Wlllov liaB leaaod his farm to a man from East Barre. Tho croamery nald its natrons sovonteen cents for July butter. J. E. Ohamborlln of Wrentham, Mass.. was ln town last week. Dr. S. F. Pfohl of tho Boston Emercencv Hospital 1b sponding a vacatlon in town. Tho renubllcan flaK-ralains was held on TueBday, and lator a ropubllcan rally is ex- pecteu to do noia. B. T. Holland, cenoral suporlntendont. ls maklng extenslve preparatlons for the coming fair, whlch ls to be hold Soptombor 2, 3 and 4. North. Duxbury. Itov. John Buckham of Salem. MasB.. Fred Wlllard of Burlington, Mlsses W. P. Wheeler, Grace L. Hanson and Mary Stover oi Haverhlll, Mass., wore the gueBts of D. Stovens at Camp Wlllard last week. Mrs. Hannah Durkee of Kortb Fayston is vlsltlng rolatlves in town. : Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Kennedy, Mr. and Mrs. J. J, Sowlos of Barre. Mr. and Mrs. Goorge Palmer and two children of Jones ville, Mrs. Frank Felt of Montpelier and Mr. and Mrs. Willlam Kennedy of Ohlo aro tbe guests of Mr. and Mrs. Sainuel Ken nedy. Jobbo Thomas of Moretown viBlted at tho home of I. W. Thomas last week. Kast Montpellor. Fred H. Sibley was nomlnatod for ropre- sentatlvo at tho caucus last Monday. Mlss Amy Cleveland of Somorvlllo. Mass., ls spendlng a few wooks at Charles ifostor's. The nilllni?bftin Renubllcan Club ls to meot at tho Center church noxt Tuesday ovening. Evory member Is requested to be prosent. rorin jioiuponor. The party at Camp Indenendent broke camp yesterday. Professor and Mrs. O. K. Holllster. who have been away on an extended western trip, returned homo last week, looklng very much rofreshed. Thero wlll bo a soclable in Vestrv Hall to-morrow (Tbursday) ovening, to whlch all are invited. All mombera, in particular, aro requested to be prosent. Tho renubllcan caucus. held on Monday afternoon, reaultod in the nomlnatlon of our cstoemed towrrsman, F. H. Slbley. for rep resentatlve, and the old board on tho justlce ticket. Thero was oulte a turn-out from thls vll- lage to witness the match game of base-ball between the Plainfield and Hardwick nlnea on the grounds of the latter on Saturday of last week. Thero wlll bo a Sunday-school plcnlc at F. M. Snow's grove noxt week Tuesday. All are cordlally invited. Rev. I. H. Shlnn wlll bo presont. There wlll bo a rehearsal for slnglng at Vestry Hall thls (Wednos day) ovening. All tbe children are re quested to be presont. East montpelier Contor. MIbs Amy Cleveland of Somervllle, Mass., is vlsltlng relatlves boro. , MIsb Emma Baaa of Braintree ls vlsltlng here and in adlolnlng towns. Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Fltch have gono to Boston for an outing, drlvlng tholr own team. 1 Wal lace Hayford and wife are golng to New Bedford, Mass., to vlslt a brothor. " Boys wlll be boys," but you can't afford to loso any of them. Be ready for the greon applo season by having DoWitt's Collc and Oholera Cure ln tbo house. W. E. Terrill & Co., Montpelier, Vt. West Fairlee. Rev. Mr, Badger of Unlon Villago sup plied the pulpit last Sunday. Mrs. E. II. Nlloa and son Harry havo re turned to Danvers, Masa. Mlss Ger trude Varnuin 1b entertainlng a friend from Lowell. Mrs. B. A. Chapman re turned to Pittsfield, Mass., last Monday. : . Tbo suporlntendont of tbe Minlng Company was in town last wook. . Mrs. B. A. Eastman and Mlss Mabol Lane are at Mrs. J. G. Eastman's. r Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Eastmen are in town for a weok. West Fairlee Contor. A hearing was called at tho botel at West Fairlee Village, to invostlgato the cauae of the nre whlch dostroyed tho beBt acbool houao In town, somo nights ago, the one at Scrabble Hollow. Tlila bullding was situate 150 rods from any occupied bouso, and had not beon occupied Blnco the close of tbo sprlng term. Thero came out ln evldonco that one dlagruntlod man had throatened "some thlngs." As the hearing was private your correspondont is unable to glve the facts in the case. A concort of remarkable excellence was givon in the church at thls placo, August 10, to a largo and appreclative audience. Tho programmo conalated of vocal and lnstru mBiital mualaaud readlngs. Mlas Julla May of New York, whoae Buperb contraltn volce bas made her a uulversal favorlto. nann sov oral HOlectlonB wlth fino offnct. No one who beard her wlll soon forget tho patbos of her volco ln tho cbarming old Scotcb rong of " Loch Lomonn," or the gay and brllllant tonea of the " Creolo Lovo Song." An ad mirable foaturo of Mlss Muv's slnr'ltirr Ih the perfect clearneas of her onuuclatlon ; and tho changing faces of hor audience boro witness to bor power to sway tholr omotlons. Ar thur Munn of Lowoll was heartlly welcomed by hls former townspeoplo. Muslcal crltlcs coramend hls renonant volco and hla oxcel lont mothod. IIIs solectlona wureenthuaias tlcally rccolved. Joaeph Viau dollghted ovoryono wlth sevoral plocca, a moat attrac tlvo number belng " Tho Lost Shlp," sung wlth Mr. Munn. A protty aong, "Tho Malden and tbo Roao," was . harmlngly givon by Mlss Marlan Munn, Tho accom panlmontB and tho oponlng number wore vory accoptably playod by Mlas Viau, Tho readlngB wore agrooably varlod lu charactor, Mtb. Sawyer, (formorly Mlss Llzzlo Stnall), tho popular olocutloulst, uinuaod and do llgbtod tlm audtoiice wlth the humorouB selootlon, "How Uuby played." Dr. Edward Southworth Hiiwoh of Brooklyn, held the oloae ationtlon of hls haarers wlth a vivld presontation of tbo Btory of Allco Pyiicheou. trom tho " Ilouso of tho Sevon Gablfs.'1 Tho oloslng reading was Longfollow's " Robert of Klclly," whlch was givon wltb groat feoling and dramatlo power by Mlss Marlan Uawos of Boston. Thanks aro duo to Gldoou Porry, wbo klndly furnlshod tho plano, also to Mr. Hubbard, commlttoo of arrangcmonts, and to thoso whoso tastofully decorated tho church. An agroeable lnno vation was tho aoclal whlch followod tho concort, at whlch cako and lcos were sorvod by tho ladios of tho aocloty. Tho proceeds of the ontortalnment,amountlng to a constd orablo sum, wlll bo appllod to repalring tho church. Fayston. Ida M. Thompson ls camplng at Borlln Pond. Mrs. Ridor of Troy, N. Y ls vlsltlng hor brothor, John Stowart. John McKay and nlece of Brooklyn, N. Y,, aro vlsltlng frlonds ln town. Bort Kow of Manchester, N. H., ls spend lng hls vacatlon wlth hls fathor, Robort Kow. Thero wlll bo a ropubllcan rally and flag ralslng near school.houso No. 9 on Frlday aftornoon of thls wook. W. A. Lord of Montpelier wlll dollver tbo addross. All aro cordlally tnvitod. Flve of Goorge Kew's ohlldron, whllo rid. lng down the hlll near J, S. ftewcomb's carrlage-shop, wore run lntoby a frlghtened horse. whlch ono of 0. H. Nowcomb's boys was rldlng, Bmashlng ono whool complotoly and frlghtonlng tho childron thorougbly, but not soriously lnjurlng any of them, Tho ropubllcan caucas last Saturday after noon was well attended. F. A. Bragg re celved moro than throe-fourths of all tho votea east for candidate for representatlvo. Mr. Bragg, although qulto a young man, has satlsfactorlly fillod tho ofllces of select man, Ilator and audltor, and ls now town troasuror and road commlsslonor. If eloo ted and ho surely wlll bo ho wlll flll tho ofQco of roprosontatlvo wltb honor to hlm self and crodlt to tho town, Many a day's work ls lost by slck hoadache, causod by lndigestlon and stom ach troublCB. DeWltt's Little Early Rlsers aro tbo most effectual plll for ovorcomlng sucb dlfflcultles. W. E. Terrill & Co., Montpellor, Vt. Hardwick. The promenade, hold last Saturday nlght, was well attended. Mombera of tho Grand Army Post and the Rollef Corpa beld aplcnio and soclable last Tbursday at G. W. Bridgeman'a. The ropubllcan caucus was woll attended. 0. M. Sawyer was nomlnated for representa tlvo. Mayor Peck of Burlington delivered an interostlng and lnstructlvo addross. O. J. Paquetto waB ln Charleston over Sunday. Mrs. S. Hoyt was burted last Thuraday. ; Ueorge Townsend has moved to Barre. Mr. and Mrs. Pierco wero ln St. Albans over Sunday. MlddloBox. E, H. Ashley has moved hls barber-shop to tbe hotol. A Bon was born to Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Farrar last weok. Mrs. Henry Badger suffered a fraoture of her arm, while returnlng from the clrcus last Wednosday afternoon. Mr. and Mra. D. E. Ladd of the Parker Houso, at Woodsvlllo, N. H., aro vlsltlng at tho homo of Luclan White. Jullus Danlels and family, wlth Mr. and Mrs. Comstock of Provldenco, R. I., aro vlsltlng at Newport thls week. The entertalnmont by tho Ladles' Ald at Holden's Hall, last Wodnesday ovening, waa well attended and mucb enjoyed by all. Professor Goorge Kenaston and family, wbo have boon vlsltlng Mrs. Konaston's father, Davld Ward, havo roturned to their homo in the West, accompanied by Mrs. Ward. Frank J. Seaver, whlle at work ln Egan's mlll, cut two flngors of his left hand on the board-saw last Tbursday. Dr. Janos, wbo 1b attendlng hlm, hopos to aave both morubora, Tho ropubllcans bavo nomlnated for rep resentatlve H. B. Nicbols, and Gilbert D. Mlles ls tbo democratlc nominoe. Both candldates are popular, and It is Inferred that tbo contost at the electlon will bo an interestlng ono. Shady Klll. Georgo CummlngB is reported 111. Mrs. Alpheus Bllss of Lowell, Masa., vls ited ln town last week. The fourtb annual "floral fair" wlll be held ln tbo hall Tbursday ovening, August 27. Tho success of those held heretoforo warrant an evonlng of onloyment to lovers of flowors. Admlsslon freo. A litorary and muBical programme wiil be rendered. ContrlbutlonB of plantB and flowors aro re quested. All are invited. Newbury, John McCllntock has onlarged bis shop, donbling the capacity. E. E. and H. A. Avory went to Roxbury on Wednosday last to enlarge tho fiah hatcblng bulldings. Rov. N. H. Wblttlesoy, from New Haven, Conn., Bpoko ln the Congregatlonal church last Sunday evenlng in the lntorest of tho minlaterial reltof fund. Rev. A. W. Ford attonded tbo Morris ville camp-meeting last weok and wlll at tend tho Lyndonville meotlng thls week. No services at the Methodist church in his absence. Wednosday afternoon, August 12, at the Stocker homestoad was wltneased a doublo weddlng. Tbe contractlng partles wero A. A. Olmstead and Mlss Laura R. Stocker and Ervln M. Brown and Mlss Lydla A. Willlams. Rev. A. W. Ford performed tho ceremony. Only the near rolatlves wero invited. A Mr. Brldgman, who was a resldent of Newbury several yeara ago, was in town last wook looklng for a favorable rosldonce. Mrs. Horaco Keyes Ih sponding a few days at her residence. 1 Mrs. Rob ert Lang vlsltod hor daughter, Mrs. Leon ard Johnson, at Hanover recently. Mrs. Engllsh recelved a short vlslt from her son, Rev. Willlam Engllsh, and her daughter, Mrs. Hall. laat week. Prln clpal Shaw and wlfe bavo returned from ineir viaiting tour. Koiaiivea irom Topsham have been viaiting at J. G. Marcoj's tbe past week. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lang bavo a slster from Canada vlsltlng them. Mrs. Allco Hall and Misa Mary Jewett of St. Jobnsbury aro viaiting Mrs. Hattie Keyes. i Mias Idella Robertson has been vlsltlng ln town. Newbury Contor. Funoral Bervlces, conductod by Rev. Leonard Dodd, were beld on Sunday ln momory of P. A. Olmstoad, wbo dled in New York on August 10. Mrs. 0. W. Hills and hor nioce from Watorloo, Canada, are vlsltlng hore. Frank W. Bond and family, who havo beon viaiting for some tlmo ln Newbury, have re turned to tholr home in Manchester, N. H. Mrs. SuBan Austln of Manchester, N. II., is vlsltlng in thls locallty. Auatln G. French and wifo of Woburn, Mass., wero vlsltlng boro last weok. . Mra, Llzzlo Leavott and daughter, and Mrs, Kate Rlch aro vlsltlng at tholr old home. Wolls Itlvor. Tho croauiory 1b maklng about 700 pounds of butter per day. Tbo proceeds from tho sale of lco-cream ou Wodnesday evoning at tho llbrary were 5.80. Itov, R. G. Bugbeo 1b taklng hls annual vacatlon, Uo spent last Sunday at hla former homo in Thomaston, Conn. Tho new lron bridgo at tho uppor ond of the street ls coupleted, and once moro It is safn to drivo ovor faster than a walk. Mlas Beulah Flack and E.W. Polton wero niarrlod August 12, at the homo of tbo brldo'H parouts, Mr. and Mrs, 8. W. Flack, Edwards, N. Y. The thundor showor on Sunday uvoning has coolod tho air bo that lt sooms aluiost llko a cold wave, but no ono fools dlsposod to flnd fault about tt. Rov. Dr. Whittlesy of Evanston, 111., a cbiHsmato of Rov. R. G, Bugboe, addressed tbo congregatlou at tbe mornlng sorvlco ou Sunday ln tho Intoreat of tho mlnlstorlal re ltof fund. Mr. Wblttlosy Is an intorostlng and oloquont epoaker, laborlng ln a good and worthy causo. Bnd by tbo plcdgos givon, bls labors woro not ln vnln last Sunday mornlng. Fratik Maraliall Is vlsltlng ln St. Jobns bury and Barnet. Mrs, Lottlo Mun soll spont a fow days last weok wlth Mra, 0. H. Carpontcr in Bradford, t Dr. Loo took an early start for Burlington on Saturday. Ho loft homo at about threo o'clock ln tho mornlng, golng on boreoback, Mr. and Mrs. Kraatua Baldwln aro among tho boalth and ploasuro-seokers at Old Orchard, Malno. 1 Mrs. Leo and daughter Nolllo are spendlng the wook In Burlington as guests of Mrs. Goorge' Wrlgbt. Rov. Dr. Flagg of Rlpon, Wla., dlnod at W. H. MunsolPs last Wod nesday. Raymond Smlth ls attondlng muster at Burlington. The Mlsses Sheldon of Bovorly, Mass., are guosts of tholr brothor, Jobso Sholdon, Frank Powora Is worklng for Mr. Domlng ln placo of E. Koonan. Northfield. F. W. Dutton spont Sunday in Burllng. ton. Mrs. M. S. Gllchrlst ls rocoiving troatmont from Dr. Helmorat Cholsea, B. F. Armltago and wifo wlll roturn to tholr homo in Illlnols to-day. Fred Sheldon and family of Burlington vlsltod Mrs. Botsoy Sholdon last week. Thero is much slcknesa here tho result of tbo lutenso hot wave which has afllicted us so long. Dr. J. n. Winch was mado tho nomlnoo of tho ropubllcan party for roprosontatlvo at a caucus hold on Saturday ovonlng. Mrs. F. W. Dutton ls lmprovlng at the hospital ln Burlington, Tbo prospoct is that Bho wlll roturn ontlroly recoverod. Bovoral partles from Middlesex, Mont pelier, Gouldsvlllo and thls villago aro Bpendlng tho week on the camp ground. Rev. O. L. Barnard of Middlesex was ln town Monday. Rev. J, O. Shorburno of Williamstown spont a day hore last week. ProfeS'ior H. R. Roberts and Rov. L. P. Tuckor drove to West Berlin and organlzed an Epworth Leaguo last Wodnesday ovon lng. Tbo domocrats ralsed a Bryan and Sewall flag Frlday evonlng. The speeches wore by Mayor Brown of Rutland and W. H. Bllss of Burlington. The Epworth Loaguo wlll hold its aorvlco on tho camp ground on Sunday at half-past flve p. m. It wlll bo followod by preacblng by Rov. L. P. Tuckor. Mrs. Dr. Smlth of Cornell, N. Y., is a guest of her brothor-ln-Iaw, II. R. Iirowa. Her late hcsband was at one tlme prlnclpal of Newbury Semlnary. A ropubllcan rally was beld on tho com mon Frlday r.ltornoon. The speeches wero by J. A. DeBoer of Montpelier, Hon. D. J. Foster of Burlington and Hon. H. Honry Fowers of Morrisville. Barrows & Peck of Montpelier havo Roas ensllago cutters ln stock. Write for prlcos. Plainfield. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Knapp last Tbursday. Tbo democrate nomlnated, Monday nlght, D, I. Page for town reprosontatlve. Levl Johnson has moved lnto Rov. L. F. Fortney's tenement on School street. The school dlrectors are repalring tbo school-house in A. F. Martin's district. At tho renubllcan caucus, Saturday nlgbt, 0. E. Woodward, Jr., was nomlnated for town representatlve. Dr. W. F. Lazelle haB recelved notlce of hla appolntment on tbn ataff of vlsltlng pby plcians of the Heaton Hospital at Montpelier. The Plainfield nlno played the Hardwick nlno at Hardwick on Saturday, tho scoro standlng slxteen to sevon in favor of Plain field. E. F. Leavittand Vlctorl. Reed havo pur chased a drug-store ln Bethel. Mr. Reed goes there to-day (Wodnesday) to take charge of tbe same. A democratlc rally was held at the Uni versallst church last Frlday evoning. Tho spoakors wero S. 0. Shurtleff, Esq., and 0. A. G. Jackson of Montpelier. Mrs. N. I. Sanborn accompanied her slster, Mrs. Ed. Maxfiolil, to Burlington on Wod nesday, whore Mrs. Maxfteld wontformedl cal troatmont at the Mary Fletcher Hoapltal. The Epworth League will hold a lawn party ln the grovo of Solomon Bartlett, op- Soalto the Bchool-houso, Thursday nlght. hould the nlgbt be stormy tho party wlll be accommodated at Mr. Bartlett's bouso. Willlam Bartlett, ono of the oldest and most reapocted resldents of thls town, dled last Saturday, after a short 111003". The funoral was attended from his late roaldonco on Monday afternoon, Kev. J. A. Sherburn of Barre ofllciatlng. Mr. Bartlett bad ltved tbe greatest part of hls life in town and held the esteem andrespectof all whoknew hlm. Hls was a charactor to admlre. Elbsrt Dwlnell of Montpelier vislted ln town last week. L. 0. Batchelder and Mrs. Helen Batchelder are viaiting in Bos ton. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Kiser havo returned from the White Mountalns, where thoy have been at work. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Abblati returned from their weddlng tour to New York and Boston last Monday. Rev. E. O. Grisbrook and wlfe are expected homo from tbelr vacatlon thls week. Gardner Spencor and family vlsited in Williamstown the flrat of tho wook. : Cailos and John Prescott and famllles, of Manchester, N. H., are vlsltlng at Will Prescott's, Thk wholo systom ls drained and under mlned by lndolent ulcera and open Bores. DeWltt's Wltch Hazel Salve Bpeedtly hoals tbom. It 1b tbo best ptle cure known. W. E. Terrill & Co., Montpelier, Vt. Roxbury. The domocrats have nomlnated Dr. Fletcherjfor ropresentatlve. Tbe Roxburys played ball wltb the War rons at Warren laat week. Tho Warrons won, Scoro, slxty.four to six. Tho ropubllcans ralsed a flag here last woek, wlth a Bpeech by exiQovernor Dll llngham, songs by B. F. Maxham and mu slc by the Northfield Band. The domo crats wlll raise a flag thls (Wednosday) aftornoon. Mrs. F. W. Roys has returned from the MassachUBOttB Genoral Hoapltal very much lmproved in boalth. Fred Ellis of unicago ls vlsltlng at u. u. isius-. Mrs. Amanda Spaldlng of Uoston ls vlsltlng Mrs. N. S. Ellis. Charles Stockwelt, formerly clerk for D, L. Nlchols, and Mlas Lona Ellis of Rocheater wero ln town a fow davs recentl v, viaiting relatlves and frlends, . Mrs, Dr. Flsk of Montpelier ls vlslt lng in town. Kast Roxbury. F. O. Allen threshed 345 busbels of barley from auoui goven acros oi lanu last weeK Little Joe and Frank Duffany aro 111 wlth clioiera iniantum. uouuts are ontortaineu aa to tholr rocovery. Mlsses Ceclle Buck and Addlo Ladd took tho teuchers' examlnation at Randolph last woek. Mlss Lailu mado tho trip on hor blcyclo. A. J. Ladd has torn down part of tho old nouao wnere lua (allier uvcs, anu ls eroct lng a new hulldlng. D. L. Buck ia auperlu teuding the work. W. 0. Wobstor wont to Fulrloo last Thura day. IIIb sistor Allco has boon vlsltlng hor cousln, John Webstor, at tliat placo for a low wookb, lioui roturnod ou Baturtlay. The ropubllcans havo a llno ilag whlch tliuy oxpect to raiso on noxt Saturday, August 22, at sovon o'clock, i m. All aro Invited to couio and holp tho McKlnloy men of tbla placo to celobrato tholr loyalty to ino "grana oui pariy." Jacob Wardnor was ln Montpelier last wook Wodnesday. Ho bas many frlonds thore, and thoy ulwuys glve hlm a boarty welcoino, Mra. Julletto Wrlgbt and Cllfton Klmball from Massacbusotts havo boon tho guests of Mrs. I. O, Thuyor. 1 Graco Mead of Nortbllold vlsltod at F. O. Allen's laat woek. Willlam Hall of Sprlngflold, Mass,, bas boon vlslt lng hls brothor. R. II. Hall. Mlss Hat tlo Klddor roturnod last Baturday from tho summor school at "St. Jobnsbury. Mr. and Mrn. Otr.a Tlnvon nra vlsltinir ln Lymo, N. H. Mrs. Tlmothy Blanchard is quito 111, A. H. Btoolo and family of Worcester, Mass., aro vlsltlng Mr, Btoolo's paronts. South Ryegate A. T. Gflv'n ftttlinr frntri ATntnn. 1a vlaltlnry hls son, Frod Dnn ntiil urlfn nrn rntntntnrf nrnr t.lin blrth of a son, Mr. H. Mlllnr illnil Innt. WnitnAailnv mrtrn. lng. Hls ago was slxty-aovon yoars. Tho thron.mnntli'n.nlil nlillil nf .Tninna Bucbanan dlod on Wednosday ovonlng. C. E. Goorao of Boston. trnvnllni? salos- mau for Twltcboll, Chapman & Co., is flpondlng hU vacatlon wlth hls; mothorand brother in thls placo. Willlam John Nolann. a roslilont nf thls town for sovonty-two yoars, dlod at Barre, on Frlday last. aged sevouty-four yoars. Burial was at thls placo. At the ond of thren nxcltlnr ImllnU at tho ropubllcan caucus last Saturday, Q. A. Whltohell was nomlnated for renroaenta- tlvo, recolvlng slxty-throo votos out of 114. Mlss Jano Waddoll. who had a sbook August 8, dled on tho 12th. Hor ago was nlnoty-threo yoars. Bho bad Hvod wltb Robert Lacklo ln Nowbury, and was tho oiueat memoer oi tuo uoiormed rrosby terlan church ln thls placo and the oldost person in Newbury. A litorary and muslcal entertalnmont wlll be givon ln tho " old church "noxt Frlday evonlng for tbe bonoUt of the South Ryegato Publlo Llbrary. Tho entertalnmont is un der tho direction of Professor F. L. Glbson, who has encaced tho bosthomo talont to os- slst hlm. It wlll bo a raro troat. Tho new llbrary wlll Boon bo openod. H. W. Hlb bard ls llbrarian and the booka wlll bo kept ln hls store. Thore are about 125 volumos. It Ib bopod tbat a largo numbor wlll attend the concort. Tho proceeds wlll bolpto en large tho llbrary. Peoplo wlll havo a doublo entertalnmont tbe concort and moro booka. The noBtors are out for the elcbth annual fair to be hold on the grounds at South Rye gate on Wodnesday, Thursday and Frlday, ueptembor U, 1U and 11. Compotition ls open to tho stato and every lndlcatlon polnts to the most Buccossful fair ln thohlstorv of the assoclation. Muslc wlll be furnished by tho Montpelier Mllltary Band. and the other epecial attractlons announced lnoludo norao trottiug, wrestung matcnes, tug oi war, btoycle, potatoo and sack races. Spe clal rates wlll bo mado by tho Montpelier & Wells Rlver rallroad. T. A. Meader, tho energetlc secretary, wlll be glad to answer any InqulrioB regardlng entries, premiums, etc. Strudord. Hatch Ohamberlin Islbulldlntr a creamory for his own uso. Mrs. A. Green has sold her tillage land to B. F. Quimby. L. D. Parker bas purchased tbo cannory property at South Strafford, George F. Ohandlor bas bought of J, E, Harlow tho Palne lot, so called. A dramatlc entortalnment at Town Hall noxt Thursday evenlng. A rare troat 1b proailsed. Ransom F. Roberts haa sold hls residence to George H. Rowell of Vershire and will soon remove wlth his family to Claremont, N. H. The Iong-pendlng sult betwoen Dr. F. F. Cbaffoe and Mrs. M. A. Alexander haB been amicably settled. Mrs. Alexander re tains posBession of the J. B. Hoyt pretnl- B6S. Sidney S. Morrlll of Fnlton, N. Y., brother of Senator Morrlll, and Mrs. Edna Carpenter of New Albany, Ind., a sistor. ot the senator, are boro. Among other vislt ors, most of tbom riatlves of Strafford, are Frank Dow of Buffalo, N. Y., Willlam H. Sanborn and wife of Greenfield, Mass., F. O. Avery and wifo of Athol, Mass.. Mr. and Mrs. Frank L. Young of Kaneville, 111., Willlam M. Hatch and family of Washing ton, D. C, and Mr. and Mrs. John H. Mooro of Pawtuckot, R. I. Thetford Conter. Ellhu Flfield dled August 11, at a ripe old ago. A qulet home weddlng took placo August 14 at tbe home of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Dowuer, wlien tholr tlaughtor, Mary Emma, was raarrled to Georgo F. Rlchardson. The ceremony was performed under an archway of llowers and ferns by Rev. H. G. Mc Glauflln. Tho gifts wero numeroua and beautiful, among whlch were a purso of money from the mombors of the Cbrlstlan Endeavor Socloty, of wbich the bride has beon president for two yoars, a tea-set, a chlmo clock, sllverwaro and many other useful artlcles. Mr. and Mrs. Rlchardson wlll resldo at Waterbury, whoro Mr. Rlchardson has a posttion as attendant ln tho Asylum. 0. T. Lucas and family, 0. D. Lucas and daughtor, and Mrs. West and Mrs. Brown from Manchester spent last week at Lake Morey. Mrs. John Russell roturned last Slonday to her home ln New York. Rev. and Mrs. White havo returned from Boston, where thoy went to meot tbeir sistor, who haB juat arrivcd from Eng land. Topahum. J. T. Clark and wlfe of Mancbeater. N. H., aro ln town. : Hon. Chester Dlckey and wlfe of Washington vlsited at tho home of Mrs. E. D. Taggartlast week. i Mlaa Nolllo J. Dlckey is Btaylng wltb her paronts, Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Dlckey. Wost TopBham. Tho young people are to glve a freo enter talnmont in Villago Hall thls week Friday ovening, commenclng at half-past sovon. All are cordlally invited. Tbe domocrats and ropubllcans both held a caucus last Saturday at East Topsham. A. T. Smlth was chosen for town repre sentatlve by Itho ropubllcans and John Mllls by tbe democrats. Mlss Grace Tlllotson went to Rockvllle, Conn., last Monday, whoro sbo is to work. :. 0. 0. Colllna and wife of White Rlvor Junctlon aro vlsltlng ln town. 0. 0. Lord goos to Groton thls week, where he ls to start a prlntlng ofllco, Tunbridge Iaaac Emery of Bethel, brothor of Mrs. Dea. Lyman, has dled. A Junlor Ordor ot Amerlcan Mechanics has been organlzed at the North Vil lage. At the ropubllcan caucus Alinon Blcknell rocelvod tbe nomlnatlon for town ropre sentatlve. A largo company of frlends met, August 15, at Ellhu Tullor'B to celobrato tho birth duy of Fred. Mrs. Sherbort Ctlly and frlends mado a pleasure trip to Montreal last wook. Mr. and Mrs. Charloa Ojborno vlsited Mrs. Carlio Cllly in South Royalton. Professor and Mrs. Bugbeo are vlsltlng hls paronts ln Hartford. Mlas Allco Brown of Strafford Is vlBltlng frlendB In town. Mrs. Rowell and children of Newport aro vlBltlng at Doa. Lyman's, her futher. Charles Fronch ls slck at tho home of Charles Qoss. Copporllold, Btopben DavU bas moved lnto tbe John Johnson houso. Tho lnfaut sou of Mr. aud Mrs. John Doylo dlod last Frlday. Among the vlsltora ln thls vlolulty are Mrs. Nolllo Wost. Mrs. Inez Rlckor of Manchester, Mrs, Georgo Bates, Mrs. Jumos Morrlson and son Wlllio of East Barre and Mlss Dolia Swlft. Tho frlonds of tho mlnes wlll bo pleasod to loarn that thoy bavo beon sold nud tbo new company begau work August 10, open. lug up No. 7, near tho old roast-bods. 8am uel Paul, John Coado. Ambrose Brlgga, Weslov Rlcker aud Willlam Paul are em. ployod. iainatix uumtr i- Iittnam WOH.OESTEH., IIMLZJlSS. C0L011ED HLANKETS. Wo wlll glvo jou durlng thls weok 106 pairs of Oroy or Whlto oxlra lnrgo Blnnkcts (porfcot), wltb rod or bluo bordor, at 49c a pnlr. Actunlly good valuo nt 020. BED QUILTS. Spccinl bargnin for thls wook. Ouo cbbo of ready hemmod, MarBoillcs pftttcrnB, Crochot Bcd Quilts, cxtra largo (sllghtly Imporfoct), valuo 08c, for only 37Jc cnch. LINEN COUNTElt. Fifty rolh of Kltcbon Gra9h, whlto, wldo and beavy, 25 yards ln a roll, all for 75c. Extra flno lot of Stamped Linon Doyloye, in now doslgns, 10c cach. Very handsomo doaigns. PILLOWS. About 20 Pillows, covcrod ln Tlntcd Donlm; chcckorboard plait, wltb whlto ono eidc. Thoso havo beon 81.25; to cloar 89c oach. They wlll wcar ovorlastlng; vory strong. IIAMMOCKS aro stlll in groat domand, and wlth tbo prospoct of moro hot days, will bo welcomo company on your plazza, lawn, or outing oxcurslon. Woven Ilammocks, wlth sprcador, 09c. Moxican (whlto), 75c and $1. Wovon, wlth Bproador and pillow, 00c; and sovoral bottor grados, cqually low prlced. BLAOK DEESS GOODS. Thoro is always somotbing now and attractlve tobo scon in our Black Goods Departmont. "Llzard Cloth " is tho latest. Roally a novelty for early autumn wcar; glossy, sllghtly embossed, liko alligator, snako or flsh skin, with a Bcroll or trailing brocade gives it avery expensivo appoaranco. Not so tho prlco, which is but $1.00 a yard for 42-lnch. Thoro aro a fow now Ettamine or Grepc Grounds, with Bmall chono stylo flgurea, at samo prico, worth notlclng. BARNARD, SUMNF.R & PUTNAM ETHAN ALLEN HIMSELF Could not bo raore cclubrated and popular than our Tho bost cigar over sold for 10c. Tho Duulap is our leador for 5c. C. H. POWERS, Manufacturer and Wholesale Dealer Burlington, Vt. ,u jretliin" ot cnclf hotoletllte; vl1l)lAlOK8." Sli SPECIAL SALE OF MDSLINUNDERWEAR We have always made a specialty of Ladies' and Misses' Muslin Underwear. For price and quality there are no better goods made than the Peerless Underwear the goods that we have always carried. We are making a few special prices on the following : Ladies9 Night Robes. BAKGAIN No. 1, Two dozen Ladies' Night Itobes, full sizes and good goods, mado to sell for 75c; now 59c. HAltOAIN No. 8. Ono dozon Ladies' Night Robos that wc havo boen putting out as a lcader at S1.38; now $125. UAItGAIN No. 3. Two Ladies' Night Robos mado of Lansdalo Carubric, vory flno, Blightly soiled, sold for 82.00; now 81.25. UAItGAIN No. 4. Four Ladies' Lansdalo Night Robos, oxtra llne, sold for 82.50 and 82.75; now 81.60. ItAIlGAIN No. 5. Ono dozon extra largo sizo Night Robos. Thoso garments aro mndo for ladies woighing two hundred pounds or over, and sell for 81.25. 1JAKGAIN No. 0. Threo dozeu Corset Covors, with four rows homslitching and Ilamburg cdge; all sizcs for 25c. Children's Muslin Drawers. Wo carry a full lino of Ohlldron's Whito Muslin Drawers, all sizos and prices. from 12Jo to 45c. Children's Muslin Night Robos in all sizos and prottily trimmod. Our Special Bargain for Saturday, August 22: Fivo tlozon Silk Bolts miulo of bost quality Silk Bolting, and silvor buoklos; thvoo dozon Whito Kid Bolts, 1 1-2 inohos wido, kid-covorod buoklos bolts that tho oyolots will not pull out. Thoso aro bolts that avo solling ovorywhoro at 50 conts eaoh. For this salo only 25 oents oaoh just one half price. G1LLEY & ABBOTT. CO., - - WORCESTER, MASS, EDUGATION AND EMPLOYMENT. -THK - SfOffTffAND&TLGj?AF'!Y Educatei practlcally and inppllos bualneas liousei promptlr wllh competent asslatanta. Open all the jear. for catalogue addresi CA1ENKLL St, HOIT, ALBAMT, N. V. d0 jultead. i . ro8 i, moro pat" rooney on t T1tettle BAKGAIN No. 7, Ton White Muslin Skirts, with threo tucks and wido Hamburg edgo, sold for 81.00; now 79c. BAKGAIN No. 8. Eight White Muslin Skirts, with um brolla bottoms and dust rufllo, for only 81.00. BAKGAIN No. 0. Six White Muslin Skirts, with extra full umbrolla bottoms and dust rullle, with tucking on rufllo; only 81.25. BAKGAIN No. 10. Four dozon Muslin Drawors made of best bloached cotton, hoavily tucked, and flnishod with flnishing braid, for only 29c. This drawor is all tbat wo claim for it. BAKGAIN No. 11. Two dozon Drawors mado of bost cotton, with flve rows of tucking, and edged witli very fino Hamburg threo inches wido; now 50c.