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VERMONT WATCHMAN & STATE JOURNAL: "WEDNESDAT, KOVEMBER 4, 1S06.
7 CHAUNCEY M, DEPEW wiijTj Ainmuss oxi; ov rjniaioKT's J'ATJtlOTJO SOOJJCTIIIS. A Notnblo J.vcnt of (ho Heiisloii tVliIch All glumlrt Attriul, Tho presHiioo of Ilon. Ohauncoy M. De pow at the Capltal, on Novmnbur U, wlll bo 0110 of tlio notablo ovnnts of tho lenislatlvo BCHHlon of 1800, Mr. Depew eoines to Mout pelior ai thu Ruost of Dr. W. Soward Wobb, for tbo purposo of meetltifi our lawmakors Binl ilullVBrliiR tho nnnlvorsary oration bi foto tbo Vermont Society of tho Sons of tho American lltivolutlon. Mr. Depew Ispresl dont of tho Now YorkSocloty, 8oua of tho American Uuvolutlon, and his addross ou thla occaslon proinlsos to bo ouo of lils oreatost anil uiost patrlotlo offortB, Tho Vermont socioty was Rrantcd tho uso of tho hall of tho Ilouao ot Henresontatlven by the Qoneral Aaseinbly for Its unnual exerclsca, but, on accoiitit of tho larco imuibor of per sonB who nxprosBed a deslro to lioar Amor lsa'a greateat orator, tho Board of ManagcrH of tho Socioty doemod lt advUablo to sur. reuder tho uso of the hall for this purposo, and to fiecuro a larRor audionco room. Ac corditiRly tho Ithuichard Ojiora Ilouao has beon secured for the occaaion, and aeats wlll bo provldod for at least 1,200 porsons, Tho inembora of tho Houho aud Sonnte liavo beon Invited to attond tho oxerclses and soita wlll bo reanrvod for thoui. The litorary oxerciaes wlll bo hold on fllonday afttrnoon, Novmber 9, beglnnlnR at four o'clock, Tho board of managcrs of tho BJcloty mot last wcok wlth tho local couiuilttoo of arrangements ln tho oillco of tho adjutant-genoral, ln tho State Ilouao, Thoro woro proeont Lleutenant-Govornor Fisk, IIou, Charles Dewoy and L. Uatt CroBs of Montpelier, Dr. W. Soward Wobb of Shelburno, Gon. T. S. 1'eck of Burling ton, Gen. K. K. Alfred of Nowport, and Sec retary 0. S. Forbes of St. Albana. Itesolu tlons woro pased tbanking tho Senate and Houso for grautinj: tho uso of Iioproaonta tives' Hall to the society, aud tuforining these reapective bodies of tho cbango mado ln the place of holding tho moetluc on ac count of tho inadequacy of the hall to ac commodato all who wlsh to hoar Mr. Depew. A forrnal invltatlon was also ex tended to all Senators and Beprosentatlvcs to attond tho oxorclsea at tho opera Iioubo. The wholo houso wlll bo reserved, and admission wlll bo by tlckots, whlch niay bo obtained bb follows: MoniuerBof the Qon eral Assernbly and ladiea, of Mr. T. 0. I'hluney, sergeant-at-arins; members of the society and ladles, of I'rcsldent D. W. Rob inaon and St-cretary (J. S. Forbes; visltors from outaldo of Montpelier, of Lleutenant Govornor Fiak and Uon. Z M. Mansur; residents of Montpelier, of Mr. L. liart Gross; stato ofllcers, meinbers of thegover nor's stafl and National Guard ofllcera, of Gen. T. S. Peck; presa represontativea, of 0. S. Forbes. TickBts wlll bo roady for dlatrlbutton on and after Novouiber 5. Mr.Depew wlll arrive ln Montpelier on Dr. Wobb's private car and wlll be tacorted to the opera Iioubo by Presldent Robinaon, of the Vermont Society, Sons of American Rovolution, Govoruor Joalah Grout, Lieu-tenant-Governor N. V. Fisk, Spoaker W. A. Lord and Dr. W. Soward Wobb, Past Presldent General of the National So cioty. The exerclsea wlll be coucluded bo as to allow all who wlah to leave for tho south and north at 5:55 r. M. Half-fare legislative tickets can be obtained at all railroad stations in Vermont. Honor to Ex-(3ovornor Fullor. Governor Grout, through Adjalant Gen eral Peck, has isaued tho following general orderB to the National Guard of Vermont: "Asatoken of respect to the memory of Ex-Qovernor Levl K. Fuller, officer wlll woar the UBiial badge of mournlug when appearing ln unlform durlng tho next thtrty daj B, and npon the receipt of this order tho flag will be displayed at half-staff at eacli armory.'arsenal and inilltary hoadquarters, and a salute of aeventeen guns flred from the Hght battery at Brattleboro. In the inilltary servlco as gergeaut of Infantry; alde-de-cainp on the ataff of Govornor Con verBej captaln of Fuller's Llght Battery from 1874 to 1802, he galnod an onviable reputation and redected creat credit upon tho state. Ha whb conferred tho brevet rank of colonel ln 1887. Seldom has a com uiander-in-chief beon called upon to au nounce tho death of a prodecosBor so com potent ln the milltary aud ablo In the clvil servlco of the Btato. Words fall ahort of a just tribute to ouo who haa labored so zeal oubIv and efllclently for tho general publio welfare. Hla hlgheBt eulogy U ln the hearts of thoae who knew hlm best as sol Uler and cttizen." Thrco Normnl Scliools, or Fonrtccn J Mr. Editor.'VfhWa mucli Ib bolng sald and written reparding the couflolidatlon of the three schoola ln ono, thero aro soaio in telllgent citlzenH who belleve siucerely ln the wiBdom of Inatitutlng moro. Some go so far as serlouBly to Btato tholr preferenco for a Normal School In each county. Havo thoae who belleve ln ono Normal School conBidered tho Inrluence of such ideaa? Let lt be aupposed that tho three oxlatlng Nor mal Schoola are abollahed, that these luatl tutions, whoso upbulldlug has reijuired thlrty years, are awept away, and that ono school 1b ostabllahed. Is lt unreasonable to antlcipate, ln the present Btate of popular feellng, that succeBBful attempts wlll be made to establlsh others? Is there any guarantee that future leglslaturos may not thus begln ovor agaln tho work of buildlng up lnstltutlonB whoae development requlres many jearsr tn n not wiser iu uunu tuuu todestroy? Dnuglitcrs of tlio Itovolutiou. Mra. Jeaae Burdott of Rutland, stato re nent of Vermont for " The Daughtera of the Mn.tnnn T?avrnl,it1nn " lmlil 11 vpri? Intnr. Mtint' meotlnrr ln Newbun, Octobor 22 Thore was a large assemblago of euthusl astlc ladies, who organized thomselves Into a Ohapter. They votod to namo lt aftor tho ihra,l f)x ow calllne lt "The Ox BowChanter." They oxpect to havo tho largest Chaptor In the Btato of Vermont as thov are counected wlth such hlatorlcal an- ceBtora. They invlto all ladlos iu this sec tlon of the country either Vermont or Now Hampahlre who are ellglbln, to be coine meinbers of thelr Ohapter, ollglblllty conalsting ln belnp a llneal desconilant of a Revolutlonary soldler. The inltlatlon fee is three dollars for the flrBt year, aftor that ono dollar each year to the national so ciety, and to the Ohapter less than twenty llve centfl. Thoro are no obllgatory asscss inents. For further partloulars, apply to Mrs. Loulse F. PlllBbury, Newbury, regont of " The Ox Bow Ohapter." Kow towus in the state aro rlchor lu intorestlng colontal and revolutlouary history and lucldont than Newbury, and ln few are tho deacendants of a rovolutlonary ancestry so numorous. It Bhould havo a largo and HouriHhlnc, and an extremoly interestlng. Ohapter of thla patrlotlo organlzatlon, and thore is a iluo sonao of the otornal fltness of thingB ln the tltlo choson for Ita deslgua tlou, To tho natlve Nowburlan, oBpoclally thoao of former generutloiiH, tho uinntlou of thu Ox Ilow, tho magutflcont bond tho Connecticut traceB as lt IIowh through br)ad inoadows, revlvea very dellglitfnl luemories of a villago, guardod by boautiful nd ovor. memorable Mt. Pulaskl ln tho rear, tho idilulng river In front, heyond whlch riae the New Hampshiro hllls. Moostlauko cnt- ting tho horlzon to tho south and Mount Washington to tho north, Succohs to tho Ox Bow Chaptor of Nowbury's daughtors of rovolutlonary grandslrea and grandams. They havo tho inaplratlon of a uotable an cestry. KD. JOUltNAL.J 'I iiavk takon Hood'a Surenparllla ue n lonlc nnil liave dorivou croat boneQt from lt." NolHe E. Tounoy, Tutney Fulla, Vt. Tom Wntsoiw Tom NVatson, oh my totu-Tom, Whou tlrst aciiuutit woro we, You uaod to spoiit ln ConreHH, You wero u hIkIiI t) soel Hut now you'ro In tho cold, Tom, Vnd through youi hat ou blow; llnt Htlll y ui in ik ii lot of fnti, Tom W atflou, oh my l Tom Wataon, oh my totn-Tom, W'b'ro candldat'J't tlirgltliur, And motilo a thouaand votea, Tom, Wo've lo-t wl alio aiilther. Now we tiiauti got lnld out, Totu, But hand tu lmnd we'll go, And llnut thegithvr up Salt Ureek, Tom Wataon, oh my Jul Tho llryaulzed Burus. Tho Itcnl Qiicslion. Volki ls 'tnlkln"bout ito money, 'bout de sllvati nn de Klit. Atl ito ttmo clo scnsou't cliungln'nii' ue rtnys la Kttttir colil. An ilcy'n nii(l'rlii"bout ilo mctals, wliethnli wo'll Iihvo ono cr tuo. Whlle ttio lirtco ' coal 1 rUln na'cley's twoinontlm' TCIlt fllttV (1(10. Komo folks fmya ilnt Rotit'8 clo oiily money ilnt t ntifT dn iiniiic, Don du ntliahs rlso ru' tell 'om drtt doy ought to bo nsbatnc, An' ilat (llviih la tlo only tlilni; to tavo U9 f'om clo iOHHll or tbo Knlil biiR ranln' 'rouii' an' icckln who bo may dovimuh. Woll.you folk klu kooii on sboutlu' wlt' yo roM or sllvab cry, llut 1 tcll you pcoplo liains Is tccorco auil fowlt ls rooslhi' blKb. An' blt nln't lo so't o' monoy dnt l poatcrln' my mlit', Dut tbe quoatlon I want anstvorctt 's libw to gtt nt any kiu'l Paul Dunbar, ln llarper's Wcokly. Siiprcinc Coiut. Statb v. John ScAMriNi. From Barro clty court on rospondent'a oxceptlons. Nol. proa. AnmuR E. OAMrnitLi, v. II. O. Oamp. Hepleviu for sovonty bottles of boer seized May 20, 1891, ln Barro by defondant as dep uty Bherlff. DOWNEU & KlNNRV V. AUSTIN HoWAIlD. From Windsor county. Hoard on an agreed statement of facts found by tho court. Tho ainount involved is about 81,500. Statk v. Wii.liaji MoMillan. Thero are numerous questlons ln this caae as to tho law of 1888, under whlch respondent waa Indlctod for keeplng a buckot-ahop at St. Johuabury. Thouas H. Munriiy v. John F. Littlk. From Chittenden county, where thero waa a verdlct for plaintlff for 837G.09. Tho charaiter of a tenancy of hotel properiy whlch defondant leaseu from a prlor owner ls ln lssue. In rb Estatk or John Conk, Aldkn L, Pbask, Apt. Appealfrom probate. Judg motit of Wludsor county court was af flrmed.. Ordored to bo certlflad to probato court. Statk v. Josiaii Wildbu. The respond ent waa convlcted ln Windsor county court of perjury, and, on ropreaontatlon by W. is, v. sticKnoy, wuo waa Baaicnea ior tne state, that respondent had lost hia nilnd, tno court orunreu tne case not to 00 urougut forward. M. N. Buunham v. M. P.Courser. Gen eral aasumpslt. From Windsor county. The queBtlon is whether a note is outlawod wnicn waa civen in iU8, aicnou ov ueien- dant aud madopayable to plaintlff or order. The queBtlon of non-rosidonco ilgurea ln the caso. oALIUEI. E. PlNQREK V. N. S. JOHNSON. Genoral aasumrmlt, bro'uBlit. to recover a balance of an account clalmod to l,e iluo from defondant to plaintlff, lntestato. De fondant clalins that tho court orred ln ox cludlng tho memorandum ou tho stub of a receipt book. Town ov Hartford, as Scnoor, District, v. School District No. 13 in Hartford. Plaintlff seeka funda in hands of district of tlme tho school systetu was abolislied by constitutlng each town a school dlatrict. iJUdeuient 111 wmnaor county court was S1.W3.58 for plalutilT. Louisa B. Drakk v. John Wild. Middle bury COLLKQR. AND OTHKltS. This CBHO is sald to iuvolve a truat eatato of about 84,000 wmcli Delongeil to motlier 01 oratrlx and was held In truat by lior latlier, tne late Hov. Cyrua B. Drako, at hla decoaso. Statk v. Taylou and O'Donald. Aesault. wlth intout to klll. From Wlnd- aor county, whero reapondent was found guilty and sentonced to state'ri prlaou for twontytlvo years. lixceptlona sustalned. Judgment audsentonco reveraed aud causo romauded. CUTLKR & MAHTIN V. H. SKEELS AND Tuustke, Genoral aiBUinpslt, from Wash ington county, whero thoro was a verdict for plaintiff for S132.03. Tho actlon waa for tne nrlco 01 tno meat 01 a pair 01 oxen, ue- feudant claiminc that tho meat dollvered waa not of a quality to fullil coutract. PlCTOUIAL IjEAQUE V. IlKNRY J. NKLSON, From clty court of Burlington, whore a jiulpment was rondered for defondant. Plaintlff seeka to recover for cuts clalmed to havo beon furnlshed defondant to IHub- trato tho furniture and drapery businoss in Burlington, defondant havlug canuoieu ms order. I. H. P. llOWELL V. W. J. DUNWOODIK and Thustkb. From Washington county, nlalntiff clalmini' to recover on two old notes under a coutract wlth defondant that ahe would nav Bame if ho allowed the wlll of Joseph B. Bowell, of whlch defendant was residuarv logatoe, 10 uo nrouateu. whlch olalm waa ruled out. a verdict of 829.40 belng directed for plaintlff under another portion 01 coutract. Wnslilngton County Court. Statb v. Grohob L. Puay. Responilent aa i to lin noHttnaster at liiBt, Montpelier, The offonce charged lalllegal llshiug. Ball, $50; surety, John Kelley. of Northfield, indlctod for larcony, had Houie dlfllcultv in cettinu hall. whlch amounted to S500. Ue was flrst arrested In a liouor caao and has beon ln iall for some tlme. The assoclato judges tlnallv ac- cepteil as suretlea iua urotuor, damea aiiiiii, anci ono wiiobo namo ib saui 10 uo jiiuutuim, from Plainfield, State v. I. n. P. Rowell. Reapondont who livos ln Montneller. waa arroBtod on Wodnosdav foretioon bv Shorlff Colllns li Montneller and was broucht beforo Assocl' ato Jiulgna joneH anu luco ior tlxing imu. Ho ls Indlctod for perjury In making out a tax inventory. nati, i,ouu. buroties, j. 1- Donovan, oiiarles w. uellnas auil 1. 11 Gordon. The lattor anm-ared as hia attor ney. Stato'H Attoruey Htanton appoared for tne Btato. Tho Cnuso. Old Ludy (011 tlio rond to Niagnm Fnlls) Wlmt lmikt'H tho curs jar und ruttlo bo, foi.ductor? It's nboininublo. Condtictor It' tlio effect of curryin bo mnny bridnl conploH, niu'um. Tlio courso of truo lovo novur did run emooth, you lcnow, nin'niu. Now York 1'ribuno. Tomioriimont is liut tho ntmosphcro of chnnictcr. whilo its gronndwork in nnturo ia fixud nnd uncliungoiiblo. A, IIclps. Tho stnndnrd dollur woighs 413 J grniusj tlio hnlf dollur, 208 grniiiH. Tiik ccnt tukcs ita nnmo frora tho Lntiu word cetitum (n hundred), this coln boing n liundrcutli ot a doiiir. A Tlon for l'lnln 1'ootl. A fcw liintfl m to whnt not to glvo to yonng cliildrpn nmy bo Jiclpful to motliors, for clilldrcn aro oroatnrcs of linbifc from curliost infatior, nnd if tlioy linvo formcd linbils of curing for cnko nnd mvcots nnd rofuoing othcr food whoso fault is it? Ilow mnny motlicrs givc 11 cliild it slico of brpud not only lliickly Imtturod but covcrat witlin lny- f Htifjur or jiun lnwidos? Wna not tlio m'uid gond onough with oithor nlono? Such niotJicrn wlimi rcmonstrntcd with ntiHWcr, "Wliy, my cliild would not eat bread und jiun unlosa it v 0 buttcred uIro. " Tliat Imbit wui fornipd in tho ohild ly tho motlior. Evon young chil drcn nto voiy shrrwd in dcaling with thoir t'ldrra nnd will soon discovor tlicir wcuk poiutH. i'crhaps wlion tlioro nro callora tlio mntiipr, to nvold 11 ropiio, glvns 11 pieco of calip, and this is ndroit- ly mndo uso of to sccuro iv liko favor nt Hulwpqiioiit timo. Voung motliprs, do not nllow yonr own caso nnd cnnfort nt tho niompiit to causo your cliild to form 11 iiprnicioua lmliil, bo it tho catuly iinbit or tho cuko hnbit. CoiiHistont flrniiipsf1 will spuro you 11 world of troublo nnd nuiinyiinco. Of courso a picco of liulit spoiigpcnko will not hurt 11 well child, but lot it bo given ns 11 raro trcnt. Novor givo nny kind of pnstry. You und your cliild will ho hnppier for it. Ncithcr nro rich pud- dings nnd pudding snucpa nllowublo. Ton nud cofleo should not bo givou under tho ngo of 21. Old vcgotnblos or hearty fruits, such 11s bmuinns, should not bo givcn to childrcn under 0. A hplptul book for mothors is "Ilow to Fopd Childrpii, " by Loniso Ilognu. Tho following cxtracts mny woll bo copicd in lnrgo lcttora und hung in tho ltclicn or pnntry wlicrovcr childrcn s food is proparud. Tho nmotint of nntntiou rcquircd iu ovory instnnco must bo oarcfully cou sidercd. Ono of tliomost iuiportnnt rcn sons for this is that onorgy must not bo wnstod in gcttmg ndof supcrfluoua mn tcrin), ns orgmiio discaso niuy rcsult. A littlo food tlioroughly digestcd is fnr bottcr tlmu mucli that is lialf digestcd. Mnny of tho disenscs to which childrcn nro linblo would disappoar nudor strict supcrvxsion or liygiono nnil dict, cspo cially tho various intcstinul disordors, including niiiiiy rcsultnnt throat, cn turrhul und ncrvons troublcs. Naturo rescnts cnrplessncss nnd is rolentlcss in hcr punislimpnts. " 'A lcgal cuactmcnt m Frauco pro- hibits tho giving of ntiy form of solid food to infants under 1 yoar of ngu without nuthorityof n prcscriptiou from qualiflcd mcdicnl mnn. Tho employ- meut of tho rubbertubo fornursing bot tles is also forliiddou, ns it isnlmostim posaiblo to kcop it clonn. " 1 'Lof t overs' nro docidcdly not to bo uaod in tho nursery, If for uo othor roa- bou thnn ln mnny liousos cooked nud uncooked foodaof various kinds nro kopt ln uucovcrcd dishcs from dny to dny Iu ono common refrigerator or closot, nb- sorbiug unwholesomo gorms from aur ronndings that, to say tho least, nro nofc snuitnry. " Amoricnn Kitchon Mngn zine. A Gnllnnt Dced. Cnntnin John II. Brown. Company A, Forty-aeventh Ohio, reaidiug nt Lo gan, Ind., haa been nwarded n mcdnl of honor for distinguishod gallantry in action nt Vickaburg, Misa., May 19, 18G3 In makiug tho clinrgo on tho ebtl works at Vicksburg. tho Forty- ovonth Ohio formod part of tho front line of tho chnrging column. Thoy pnased down n atccp hill, acroes n nnr row delt, nnd up n vcry 8tcep hill to the Confedornto worka on tho crcst. They gained tho worka in eplendid or der, but woro unablo to tnko them. I'hey lielu tneir crounu, uoping ior ro- nforccraeuta. Wnilo in tins poaition tho Federal troopa m tho renr kept up 11 continunl Ore ovor tho heada of tho nn n who mado tho ussuult, bu wcre llriug too low, so that thov wero doing moro hnnn to tholr frienda than to theirenemiea. At this junclurc Colonel Pariy of tho Forty-Bevouth, called for fcome one to voluntcor to carry a mca aano to Geucral Hugh Ewing, telliug hitn of thu stato of affaira, nud nsking itiBtructioua. Two or Ihree voluu- lered, but fell before the awful Uro. Upon tho colonel repenting the call Uaptalu ilrown, thon orderly eorgeant, snid he would try, nnu no auccoBaiuiiy carried tho measago thnt brought relief to tho men. Tho distanco waa nDout 200 ynrda, the greator part of which waa awept by the terriflc flrn of the en- cmy. lt wna iiterniiy running a gaunt let of flro, through n hail storm of loadcn bulleta. TnK bank of Frnnco haa ono of tho mott lnseniou8 nrrungemeuta iu tlio world for photORrnphing atringera w thout thoir knowledco. uehinu tho caahier'a doak ia a hidden atudio, nnd nt a aignnl from nny bank omployee a bub pected customer will havo hia picturo takon iuatnntaneoualy. The camorn ia nlao UBoful in dotecting frauda, n word or flguro that to tho oyo aooma ornsed suinuing oui on tne piioiogrupuiu piaio. The Unitcd States haa 30.C51.370 fo- mnlo populntion. a tntiiAT uook riiin:. When Dr. R. V. l'iercc, ofllufr.ilo, N. Y .jublialicd tlte first edition of his grcat work, The l'eople's Common Scnsc ileuicai Aciviscr, he niinoiiuccd that aflcr (iSo,n copies had been sold atlhc rtgular price, $1.50 pi r copy, tht.' profit m wliicti would ri'pay hini for the great amoimt of labor aud itioney ex pL'iuled in produciug H, iic would (Uslribute the next half million Jree. As thl iiumber of cotiics has alriadv been sold, he ls now gMne away, absolulclyree, soo.ono copies of this uuist complete, inti'li.tiiig nnd valunble comiuon M-use medical worlc ever publUhed the leclpk'iit only bi'iug requlred to niall to hlm, ut above nddrcss, twcnty-onc (sit one-ci'iit stamps to cover cost of mnlliutf onh; nnd thc book will be seut post paid. It is a veritable mcdicjl library complete in one voluiue. Contnlns ioo3 pagcs, profiii.ely illustrated, The b'rte Edilion i preclscly tlic satnc as that sold at $i 50 cxcept only that thc books are in ntroiig manilla paper covcrs instend of cloth. Scud Now before all are given away. Htaut I . 'y.M 1 SOLDIERS' BUD6ET, Ho Did Not Know tlio llopcs. Gonoral Morgnn of Illlnoia, wliocotn manded n brigndo in Davls' divialon, waa ono of thoao mon ao aloucliy iu hia nppcnrnuco that 11 tlnincer would nover liavo plcked hlm for nn ofllccr of high rank. Ono day n rnw recrult of hia brigndo who had loat sotnc booka nakcd n vctornn whoro ho might bo llkcly to fltid them. Tho vcteritn aaid tlic only thiof ln tlio brlgiide wna Jim Morgan, who occtiplcd n lcnt ticnr tlic blue llag. Tho rccruit hnatcncd to Morgnn'a tcnl, Bhoved hi8 hcad in through the ll.tps, nnd nekcd, " Doca Jira Morgan Uve hcie?" " My nnmo la Jnrats Momnn," nn swcred tho gcncrnl. "Thcn I want you to hnnd over thoao booka you atole from mcl" " I hnvo nouo of your booka, my dear man." "That'a n lto," cried tho aoldior. " Tho boya any you nro tho only thiof in cnmp. Turn out them booka, or l'll grind your cnrcnaa into npplo-aaael" Octiornl Morgan apprcciated tho joke, nnd laughcd hcartily, but whcn tho re cruit begnn pulling off hia cont to mnko good hia threnta, the ofllccr iuformcd him of hia relationa to tho brigado. " Wnnl, blast tne if l'd tnko you for b brigadierl" auid tho man. "Excuao mc, genoral, but I don't thoroughly kuow tho ropca yet." Ilarpor'a Rouud Table. 1 Improvcinent ln tlio Army. A wonderful advauco in tho condition of tho onli8ted forco of the army ia Bhowu in a report to tho aecrctary of war. Deaecrationa, which yeara ago aerioufly threatened to doploto tho Bervice far below tho forco rc quircd to conduct tho most ordinary field ovolutiona, aro now things of tho past and each year indicatea that tho Boldier is bctter Batlsfled with hia sur roundinga. Ltttlo trouble haa been ex pericnced during tho paat twelvo montha in maintaining tho full strength of tho army, and whilo thoro wero desertions, they wero few when compared to the largo numbcr of men who aomo yeara ago annually bccamo weary of tho mouotonoua lifo and left tho rank8 without authority. General Delber'a report will show that tho numbor of courts-martial aro dccreaa Ing, the arreata aro not ao frequent nnd minor infractiona of tho regulationa not so numerou8. Ue attributes this im proved condition of affaira to the of forts of tho department to bottcr tho aurrounding8 of tho men, and to nsBiat aa fnr ns military discipline will permit in making them contonted wlth their lot. l'rcsorvliig Goveriimcut Sccrots. TheUnlted Statea has flnally decided thnt military and naval oflicora, at tachea of tho legations hero, aball not be permitted to aeo every now thing tho geniua and skill of our own ofllcera havo ovolved, which foreign nationa might want, unlcsa the busineas can be mndo rcciprocal, and tho American of- ucera at I'aria, lierlml nnd London be nllowed to exploit similnr secrets ot the engineor nnu oruiunuce burcnua of theso counlriea. An American navnl olllcer was not permitted to be preaont at tho late naval maneuvera of Ger- many n fortnicht ago, thouah ho had been personally invited by tho com- manuer 01 ono ot tno veaaela takiug part to bo hia gucat. It camo to the knowledgo of Princo Henry, Eraporor Willinm'a brother, tho real head of the Gcrman navy, that this invitation had been iaaucd. Ho at once directed the olllcer to countermand it, giving, aa a reason, thatcortaln naval espcrimcnts nnd teats woro to bo mado that no for- eignor must bo permitted to witnesa. aud tho Americnus did not witnesa them. Hereafter foreign ofllcera will not bo permitted to witnesa dolicato expori menlu! testa in ordinance, or nt tho tor pedo stntlonB. or, in fuct, see or know nuything belonging to tho United States Bolely in ordinance, gunnory, tor pedoea and their deatroyera, and Bub marino mine8. Particularly will tho gontlemon not bo permitted to know whoro the now rifled mortars, to bo uaed in defending New York harbor, will bo placed, nor nny thing of tho im provcment juat comploted nnd very im portant, and relatiug to the uso of dy namite in ahells for heavy guns. Illljerninii Wlt. Tho Irish Boldier aeoma to furnieh the atory-teller with many an anecdoto. The following incidont ia aaid to havo occurred at tho battlo of Fontenov, when the creat Suxo waa the marahnl in commaud. " Tho paasword ia ' Saxo,'" aaid tho ofllccr of tho guard, aa ho aent off an Iriah trooper with a me88ago; "don't forgot thc word." "Suro I won't, air," waB tho reply. " bacKB my latner waa a mmor." When he camo to the Bentinol nnd was challongcd, tho Irishman lookcd wiao, nnd whiBporod, "'HngB,' you apaipeen; lot mo through 1 Ilarpor'a Itound Tablo. Chilkan monoy ia of vory littlo in trlnsic valuo juat now. Tho curroncy consiata of smnll tags of pnatoboartl. Tho makor of each tng wrltes on it tho auru for which ho is wTlling to redoem it, and uaes it for cneli. It paaaea from hand to hand ns money, und in timo comea back to the originnl producer, whoso duly it ia to promptly houor it. Du. Kino'b Nkw Discovhuv rou CoNBUMPTioN. Thla ia tho beal med icino ln tho world for nll forma of cougha nnd colda nud for conaumption. Every bottlo ia guarnnteed. It will cure and not diaappoinl. It hna 110 cqunl for whoopiug cotigh, aathmn, hny fovcr, pneumonin, bruuchitia, lu grippo, cold in tho hcad. nud for cou Bumption. l ia snfo for nll wjes, plena nut to tuko, nud, nhovu all, a Btire curc. It la alwaya well to tako Dr. Klng'B New Llfo 1'llls in connoctlou wlth Dr. King'a Now DlBcovory, a thuy rcguluto and tono the Btomnch and bowela. Wo guarnntoe perfcct aat iafnction or roturn monoy. Freo trlal bottlca at 0, Dlnkdy'a drug storo. BUTTQJLii AN EIEGANT with each SWEET CAPORAL CIGARETTE8 AN OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE A COLLECTION OF BITTONS WITHOUT COST. CHILDREN ask for They tale them as readily as candy, No trouble at all. When they havc a cough, cold or slight touch of croup get a parkaj,e and piveit loihem. You will be surprised unce givcn a " Sfectalfv G. W. SMITH & SON, WhiteJRivcr JunctJon, Vermont. MANUFACTURERS ALSO OF HANOVBR. CRACKERS. Montpelier Crackers! I Havo always borno tho reputation of boint; tho "Best In the World," and are advortiHod thua. Why la lt so? It is bocauso tho old flrm ot C. II. CroHH and 0. H. Grosa & Son havo rnado thoin for alxty yeara. The satuo work men havo bakod them ln the factory Baked in Ovens with Soapstone Bottoms, whlch keops thoiu molst, crlap and tondor a groat whlle louper than if baked ln ovons wlth lron bottoms. Ab eood crackers cannot bo baked on lron as on soapstone. Be snre to call for "MONTPKL1KU CRACIC KRS," and you gat the finest made. aiANUKACTUItKI) BY C H, GROSS & SON, JPure Blood IS ESSENTIAI. TO GOOD UKAWU. IDOIT IS T1IE U1JST 1JI.OOD iumvii:it ICNOWN. Ellen Trayah, Borkshlro, Vt., wrltcs: "IDOIT liaa entlrely cured me of Salt Itheum. llefore I began Iti uao my hauda wero ono great scab, uow they are aa amooth aa any ono's." I'rlcii 81.00 per bottlej six for SO.OO. If your merchant does uot keep it, send ns 81.00 and we will sond a bottlo oxpress pald. Fred'k Dutcher Drug Go, ST, ALDANS, VT. Auctio XX ! I wlll sell at publio auctlon on Wediieaday, No vember U,nt twelvo u'clock.on tbe premlses of tho lalu Abel Marsh lu llerllu, the followlni; properiy) Thu bouiH place, sltuatnd oue-half nille from llorllu Cornvr, couaUtlni; 1 1 ten or twelvo acroa, moro or lesa, wllb k'ood mlll prlvllene tbereon. DHelllni; bouao, ultli woodahed anil barn aitacbed, and a bulldniK used aa a ahop, all lu Kood ropulr: also forty acres uf laud ln Wlllluinatown, tillaKe aud wood loti alao tl.o followlni; persoual prupertyi Uno biiL'y wauon.onu a onfn. oi u wnrK uaruea. ..u ur.vtiiK harueaaea, farmln toola i also carpeutfr'a toola and patlerna.a niiautliy ot luiuber and the hny cut on place etc, utc. (I. W. 1IUST1N, Aduir, llerllu, Octobor 21, 1810. Airiiouaii Ulenhuiin puluco Ih prnc ticnliy tliu proporty of tho I)uk of Mnrlborout!li, lt ls hold from tho crowu on u pccullar tunuro niimely, tlio nn nunl iirt'Boiitntlon of a Frotich llai to tlio rolgnlnc raonnrch. Tho Duko of Wolllngtou likcwl8o pays tlio samo trib uto for Strat'illuUleayo. BUTTON FREE pacScage of Smith & Son's Cough Drops at the miiclc and perfcct cure thev wlll efTect. These cotigh drops arc made from the very finest of sugar and are carefully lnixeil wlth thc best old-fah!oncd mediclnes. triai no lanuiy wui be without tliem. recommemtrrf for use amottg children 7? for thirty years. They are - MONTPELIER, VT. USE THE BEST BUTTER COLOR! -IT IS- CARROTTINE I'ut up ln 2Gc Fnckngcs nnd Mndo by N. S. CAPEN & SON., JlllA xixty, VT, To try lt onco Is to uso it alwayB, Saraples malled froo to any address, It ls put up in the bost of salt, and easy to uso. WHITE FOR CIKCULAUS. Di uggists and Grocers Sell It. MlEUTE curcs oulckly. That ls wlmt lt was matlo for. Prompt, safe, surc, qulck renor, qiiicK cure. i.'ieaant 10 irkc. uniiarcn ltk-o lt nnd adults liko lt. Mothors buy it for thelr children. l'ronred by K. O. DoWltt te. Oo., niRVen of flp Wltt's Ltttlo Early Hisors, tho fnniOB0 tlopllH. LEGAL NOTICES, KSTATIS OV SAStANTllA J3. M'lSO. Statk op Vbkmont, DISTntOT Olf WASHINGTON, Bft, In l'robnto Court, liolrt at Montpcller,ln anil for ata Mitrlct.on tho 20th rtar of oetolwr, A. I), 18'ifli An Inatrinnnt,iiirnortlng to ho tlio lait wllt and teiitament of HAMANTHA K. WINO, lato of Mont liollnr, ln ald IHitrlet, dpceaseil, hclnir pronoiiteil to "eOo'irt for l'robatoi It la ordcred by aalil (Jourt, thal all poraont coucernoil tboreln bo notllloil to np year atK aesalon of nalil t'mirt, to lo holil attbe rrobalBOfllce.ln aalil Montpelier on the 13th tlayof Novomber, A. I), Ime, anil ahow cauo, If any tber may Imve, nuainjt tho prolMto of !! lnitrn. inenti for ylilrh purpoao lt la furthor ordorod thatnotlcoof thla order bo putillehcd thrco woeki luccoaalrelyln tho Vermont Watchman & filate Jour nal, a nowappcr pilntcd t Montpelier, In tlila etate, prevloua to aaid ttmo apnolntcil for licarUiK. lly tboCourt.-Atteat. 21-26 1II11AM UAltl.ETON. Jurtxo. KSTATK OF IIAItUY IfOI.TUN. BTATB OF VKUMONT. DisTntoT or Wabiiinotom, ss. In l'robato Court. beld at Montpelier, In and for sald Dlatrict, on the 13th dayof Octgbor, A.n. IH'nls An Inatrumcnt, purportliiK to be thn laet wlll md tcataincnt of IIAUItV IIOI.TON, late of Waterbury, ln aaid Dlatrict, doceaaed, bolna proacnted to tho Court for l'robate, lt la ordered Iy aaid Court, that all peraona concorned thereln be notlflod to nppcar ataaeaatou ot aaid Court. to be beld at tbo l'robate Ofilco, In aaid Mont poller, on tbo 13th day of Novomber, A. D, 18&B and ahow cauae, If any they lnay bave, airalnat the l'robato of aaid lnatrumeutt for whlch purpoao lt la further ordered, that notlco of thla order be piibllabed tbree weoka aucceaalvelr ln tho Vermont Walchman t State Jonrnnt, a newa paper prlntod at Montpelier, ln thla Ktate, prerlout to aatd tlme appolnted for hearini;. Ily the Court, Atteat, 23-25 IIIHAM C'AltLKTON, JadKB. HSTATE OF .lAStUS It. I.ANOIJON. STATK OP VEnMONT, DlSTRlOT OP WASIIIM1TON, SS. In l'robate Court, hold at Montpelier, tn and for aaid Dlatrict, on tbo 17th day of Octobor. A.D. lS'il Davld D. Hanlett and Albcrt Tuttle, Kxecutora of tho lait wlll and tcetnment of J AMKS H. I.ANODON. late of Ilerlln, In aaid Dlatrict, deceaaed, preaent thelr admlnlatratlon account for examluatlon and at lowance, and mako appllcallon for a dccreo of dlatrl button and partltlon of tho eatate of aaid do ceaaed. Whcreupon, lt la ordered by aaid Court that aaid account and aaid appllcatlon be referred to n aeaaton thcreof, to be beld at tho l'robate Offlco, ln aatd Montpelier, on tbe 14th day of November, A.D. 18, forbearlntf and de clalonthereont And, It la further ordered, that nc tlce hereof be Rlvcn to all peraona Intcreated by riubllcatlon of the aame three weeka aucceaalvely ln ho Vermont Watchman .t' State Journal,n newapaper publlahed at Montpelier, prevloua to aaid tlme ap- riotnted for hearliiK. that they may appear ut aaid Ime and place, and ahow cauae, If any they may havo, why aaid account abould not be allowed, and anch decree made. Ilv tbe Court. Aiteat, 23-2S IIIKAM CAHL1.T0, Judge. ESTATE OF SAacUI.I. V. DAVISON. STATK OP VBKMONT, DlSTIltOT OP WaSHINHTON, S8. In Trobate Court, beld at Montpelier ln and for aaid Dlatrict, ou the i'ltluUy of Oclober, A.D. lSffi: T. It. I.ance, Adttilnfatrator of tbe eatate ot SAMUEL W, 1IWISU.V, lato of Cabot, In ln aaid Dlatrict, dcceased. inakea appllcatlon to aatd Court, wlth thu coueent and approbatlon ln wrttlnK of tbe helrs of aaid dcceased resldlnz ln the State ot Vermont, for llcenae to eefi all of the real eatate of aatd deceaaed. to wltt llome place ln aaid Cabot, alao luo piecea ofland, wlth the bulldttiKa tbereon alt 'Hted lu Walden, ln the County of Caledonia and Mato of Vermont, rep reaentlng that the sale Iberctf wntld be benetlctal to tbe helra of aaid deceated and thoao lntereated tn hla eatate, ln order to convert aaid real ettata Into money. Wbereupon, lt ia ordered by aalc Court, that aaldjappllcatlon be referred tn a aeaalnn tbereof, tobeheld atthe l'robate Ofllce.ln aaid Montpelier, on tbe 6th day of Kovember. A I. lPWi. for bearlDK and declslon tbereon; and lt la further ordered, that all peraona intertaled be notltled hereof, by pub Ucatlou of notlco of aaid appllcatlon and order thoreon three weeka aucceaalvely ln the Vermont Watchman Ar State JouruaU a newapaper publlahed at Montpelier, ln tbia state. and whlch clrculateeln tbe nelghborhood of thoe lntereated, before aatd tlme of nearlnK, that they may appear at aaid tlme and place. and, lf they aeo cause, object thereto. Ily the Court, Attest, 53-25 1IIHAM CAItLETON, Jud?e. TIME TABLES. Montpelier & Wells Riyer R. R, The White Metal ("AlulllilliuIll,1) Line. Tlme Table, ln elTect October i, 1S. Tralns leavtng Montpelier run aa followa: MAII,. Connecta ut Wclla Ktver wlth tralns nortb and aouthon l'aaaumpalr Dlvlaton. Alao wlth traln north on the White Mountaln Dlvlaton, s.t d wlth inall tra)t Ior l'lymoutb. a, m. uoncora acc jiostou. IM KXl'K .Op.m.Hi KXl'KESS. Connectr at I I 1 1 II ni w Pll" Hlver wltl..eipree and i i Newnort and Montreal. Also wlth exureaa traln for l'lymoutb, Concord and Ilot. ton, and malltraln far Ltabon, ijittiojsa, . itHrfjrelir,! ynu's, Luncaater, und Ori tou. 4:1 5 p.m.i A C V O M MODATIOH. Con. nect8 at Wells Ktver wlta nccommodatlon traln for St. .lolnabury und Lymlonvllle. Also wltn traln for White ltlver Juuctloii and way ata tlons, aud wltb accommodu tlon traln for all potnta be twceu Woodsvlllo and Lan cuater. BARRE TRAINS. U,avo Montpelier frr Harre at 6t 30 A.M., 8: 30 A. M.. 10:31) a, M., II: r l.M., 1:(5 f. H 3:3U p. M., 4:10 I'. M.,6:3D r. M.,9i3Ul'.M. Leave Ilarro for Montpelier at 7:30 A.N..9110A, m.. 11:15 a. m., 13:30 p. m.i 2:00 r. u., 4:05 r u 5:20 P.M., 7:10 V. M., 10: OJ P. M. W. A. 8TOWELL, General Xanaotr. V. W. MOItSE. Otneral Patsenotr AaenU Central Vermont Railroad. Commenctnn October 11, 135-6. Trains Ooinq SoutJi and East xolll Liave ifont velter as follows : 8: C5 A. M. MAIL, for Kltcbburf!, I'naton BprlnR. rleld, New London aud New York. Wauner l'arlor Car to lloaton, without chauge. 1 8 : 30 P. M. FAST TKAIN. for lloaton vla Low ell, and New York vla Sprlngfleld. Wagner l'arlor Car to lioitorj. 0:55 P. M. l'ASSENOEK, for White IUver Juuctlon aud Windsor. '18:35 A. 31. KXI'KKSS, for lloaton vla Lowell and all polnta ln New Kn(r'"ttid, ew York ard South, Wai;ner Sleepora to Iloatou and to SprlnKfleld. Tralns Ootnr North and West : 3150 A. M. KXl'HKSS, for Montreal, Oftdeni burit. Ottawa and the West. Waguer Cara to Mont real and Ottawa. 10:10A. SI. l'ASSENOEK. for Hnrllnirton. St. Albana, Richford and OEdonaburs, making conneo lons for Itutlaud, Troy, Albany aud New York. 3:30 I'. M. I'ASSENOEH. ter llurttnntoD. St. Albana, Montreal. Norwood. Ogdenaburir and Hlch ford. Wagner l'arlor Car to Montreal without chango. 5:55 1'. 31. EXl'ItKSS for Ilurllngton, St.AU bana, Itousea l'otnt anil Montreal, I'ullmar sleeplng car fron Montpelier to Cblcago without chauge. Diio ln Chlcago 0:10 r.i.,neit ulght. Conuecttat Esei Juuctlon for Troy, Albany aud Now York. Through tlcketa to Cblcago and all polnts West for sale at tne prluclpal statlous. ttiibiirlmii Trnlu Servlco. Leave Montpelier at 6:30, L15. IO:50. A. M II:M, 3:.so, 6:13 i'. m. Arrlvo at Ilarro twenty mluutea attor leavlug tlme. Leavo llarro af:10, 9:50 A. M Ui.OO M., 3:M, 5:10, 11:10, r. m. Arrive at Montpelier, twenty mlu. utes after leavlug ttmo. Tralns leavo fnr Williamstown at 12:5 r.M. and 3:501'. M. Ually, Sundays tncluded. t Snndaya only. All passcngcr tralns w ttl ston at tbe l'toneet Worka, to take or leave paascngers w hen slgnaled, II. II. 1IAILEY, Agent V, W, 1IALHWIK, (leueral Superlntendeut 8. W. CUMMINOS, lleneral l'aaaenger Agent No. 44 STATE STREET, Mileage and R.R.Ticket Broker, For Sale at a Bargain! On Norlhneld streeti House and amall llulldlng Lot, l'lrat-cla(S Investmont. A. ,1. 1IOWIC, Itenl liatnto Atcont