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ooooooosooao """""ANTS IX) "" NMT AUV15IITI815. O O ' SOMH IIO, IN TIIK o "AVATOIIMAN," ANT BHI.I. " , TIIKIlt GOOD.H. ooooooooooo VOL. 92-1749.. MONTPELIER, VT., WEDNESDAY, APIUL 2 J, 1897. NUMBER 16. J7 OOOB0OC APRIL STYLES. Muny new designs in Blnck and Colored Dross Goods aro plncod on our countors to-day. No dupliciitcs of Mnroh pat terns. Tho greatcst varioty of SilUs, Lacos, Trimmings and Ribbons ovor ofTored in Montpelier. Tho latost Suits and Qar monts at roasonabio prices. New S' irt Waists, Collars i,nd Cufls and Neckwoar at MONTPELIER BUSY CORIMER! BARGAIN DAY-EVERY FRIDAY. L. P. & H. C. "W. TOECIVS Asbestos! (TRADEMARK) IQUIvD STRICTLY PURE. ALL COLORS MIXED READY FOR USE 40-Quart Creamery Cans with Seamless Neck. Quiok Meal and Insuranco Gasolene Stoves. Mageo, Glenwood, Acorn and "West Shore Ranges. Plumbing, Heating,Steam and Gas Fitting. Metal Roofing, Eave Spouting, etc. ALL NEW WORK CU ARANTEED FOR ONE YEAR. PECK BROTHERS, BLAN CHARD OPEBA IIOUSE 2 Nights 2 Friday and Saturday, APRIL 30 and MAY I. Tho Beautiful Oporatic Spectack A Marvol of Scenic Splendor. INTHE GRAND CMORUS A STRONC PLOT. SPARKLINC MUSIC. MERRY DANCERS. BEAUTIFUL SCENERY. A DREAM OF FAIRYLAND. For thfi Benefit of HEATON HOSPITAL. Reserved Seats on Sale Tuesday, April 27, 9:00 a. m., at Ehle's Book Store. Exchange Tickets on Sale at Ehle's and Tewksbury'sBook Stores,alsoby membersof the society and chorus. ECXIPSE CORN PLANTERS "Victor" and '"76" Plows Shovels, Forks, Kakes and other Farmiiig Tools at BARROWS&PECK'S 64 Main Street, Also Carpenter's Tools and Painter's Sup plies of every description. OF INTEREST TO Cash Buyers of Clotliing! "Wo have made arrangements for an article of daily use, and superior quality, which wo proposo to give to give to oach CASH PURCIIASER of a Suit ofClothing costing $3.50 or more. Suits costing $3.50 to $10, INCLUDING TIIE BOYS', will receivo avery handBome JLNXFE. Thoso suits, costing $10 or moro, will entitlo the customer to make solection from a number of sample knives, and have his own name and addres s on the handle. Quality and QUANTITY guaranteod. This offer holds good for sixty days A. D. FARWELL. "L & M." PAINT IS Costs less than $1.10 per gallon. Cheaper and more durable than lead and oil. Better than other mixed paint. SAMPLE CARD AND PARTIOULARS AT BARROWS & PECK'S, 64 Main Street, GLEASON P A 1 2T 1? S ! 60 Main Street. AND SATURDAY MATINEE. Iliislncss Moro iMcntloii. Tiir bost branris of flour nt tho lowost cash pricoa. Brooks & Borry. Tiik collectlon agoucy of Emory & Co. haa a now advortlsomont on thls page. Adams tlio clothler glves you on thla pago soiiio stralght polntors aa to faahlonablo clothiug. Cash buyors of clothlng will lio Intorosted In tlio offer made on tbis pago by A. D. Farwoll. Loax: Opon faco sllvor watcb. Flmler loavo at Montpollor Bcof Oompany and re ceivo roward. II. D. Gatks will boII a car load of liorsos at I'utooy'n stablo, on Friday, Aprll 23, at ton o'ciock n.m. Tiik Qulnov Houso. llostou. of wblcb O. G. Barron is proprlotor, bas an advortiso mont on page olght. Nuiibe. Hosnltal oxnerlonco. Medlcal rocominendationa. Carollno Meredllb. 107 Main street, Montpollor. Wantbd. A bouae keener ln a fartn Iioubo. Famlly of four, Tiinotby Davls, Box m. Montpelier, Vt. IIkiid. Welcii 1b Drenared to do all klnds of hoavj teanilng and trncklng. Leave or ders at tbe Exchange Ilotol Btablea. Tiik wbiat narlv and danco at vlllatro ball, Eaat Montpelier, baa beon changed from Friday, April 30, to Tueaday, May 4. My bouso wltb all modorn ImnroTements No. 21 Llberty atreot, for ront to good fainlllea at roaaonablo ratoa. S. II. O. Bos- wortb. I1avi.no buslneas elaowbero tbat deuiands my attontlon, I will sell my premises on Barre atreot on roaaonablo and eaay torms. O. h. Wataon. Fou Sale: Good cowb, also boraea. For furtber partlcularB lnqulre of E. A. Cum mlngs, Eaat Montpelier. P. O. addresa, Montpelier. Tiib MiasBS Fibk cordially invlto tbe la dlea of Montpollor to inapect tbeir tritnmed mllllnery next Tueaday and Wedneaday, Aprll 13 and 14. Wallace C. Ualr, speclal agont for Dayton, Crawford and B. & D. Speclal Blcycles. Soo tbem before buying elso wbere. Great bargaina. DitEaa goodB, mllllnery, gloves, &c, all of tbe lateat atyles, aro advortlaed on tbis page by "Tbe Richardson," Burlington. Tbeir carpot department also baa a new ad vortisomont on tbla pago. At tbe cburcb of tbo Messlab, ThurBday ovenlng, April 22, Profeaaor G. W. Perry will give bls atereoptlcan lecturo on Fort Tlconderoga, commenclng at 7.30. Admla. slou twenty-tl vo centa, atudenta tllteou centa. E. B. Hammitt will conduct another of bls popular excuraions to " Fruitburat ", Alabama, May 4tb. Anyono wisblng to joln tbe party can do so by addreaaing bim at 317 Main street, Springtleld, Maas. Qdick Rhkbmatio Cork. Any one will fiml immedtate rolief and cure from Rheu matlam and Neuralgia by taklng Dr. R. 0. Flower'a Quick Itbeumatio Curo. Prlco S1.00. For aale by H. A. Slado and all leadlng drugglsta. Fou Sale : Bay inare, good slze, good traveler, gentle and klnd ; excellent for famlly driving or beavy work. Alao an ex preaa wagon and alelgb in good condltlon. Ennu)re at tbe Montpelier Hardware Store. F. II. Dwinell, Aasignee. Mrb M. L. Wells of Waterbury, wlabea to call attentlon to bor large atock of mlllln ery now ready for inspection. Having Belected it vory carefully ln Now York and lioston marketa we are suro wo can pleaao. Rooms next to post-offico bullding. 0. II. Baldwin la abowing a new involco of leatbor belts for ladlea, wltb silver and gllt buckles. Also a new llne of abirt waiat aota ln sllvor and gllt enamel. He bas luat recelved a quantlty of gilt bag topa, plain and set witb stonea, tbat are a declded novolty in Montpelier. WAaHiJiaTON Coontt contlnues to aend repreaentatlvea to tbo Albany Buaineas Col lege. Tbe most recent to enter from tbla vlclnlty are tbe following: Amoa F. Lanier, Jesse Cavalbo and George L. Macomber of Montpelier, Ilarry M. Kidder of Eaat Rox bury, and Buel Lamb of Barre. When flablDg for bigb rate intereat aecurltlea be careful and not awallow tbe book. Tbe Plerre S. Dakota Savlngs Bank offora, tbrougb lts Vlce-Frealdent, at No. 60 Main street, Montpelier, carefully selected farm and clty mortgage aecured loans bear Ing alx per cent Beml-annual Intereat. Fbeb piano recitala will be givea at G. W. Wilder'a mualc store every week day atternoon at tbreo o'ciock. One of tbe fa mnua Everett planoacontalnlng tbe wonder ful plectrophone attacbment will be uaed. Tbo neweat popular muslc will be rendered by tbe well-known planlst, G. H. Wilder. Tbb bullding on Btate street heretofore occupled by George B. B. Denny aa t: 'lor abop on flrst floor and dwelling above, is now for rent. Any one deslrlng a fine busl neas locatlon and convenlont rooms will do well to secure tbem. Apply to H. J. Our tls, ijanltor.l or to tbe wardens of Christ Eplscopal cburcb. MissRoss Kksneb, known in aloat every large clty of tbe Unlon as tbe bost exponent of cbaracter old women, bas a very lmport ant part ln IGhaa. H. Yale's "Tbe Twelve Temptations." Her speclalty of "Tbe Glddy Old Mald" Is tbe most oxtravagant blt of bumor ever devlaed. At Blancbard Opera Houso next Friday evening. C Anf ets : Every buyer of a carpot ia asked to read tbe advertlaement of W. G. Reynolds, proprletor of tbe carpot store of tne ceieuraieu uicnarason esiaDiisnment. Burlington. Great aaaortment of neweat and moat deairable patterns. Money enougb saved to cover car fare and botel bllla, witb a good margln beyond, by buylng at tbe Hlcliaruaon, witu uio great anu auued aa vantago of selectlng from a large and varled stock of tbe latest and moat attractlve de aigns, and bost and moat durable qualitles. Mns. A. Inveen, roaiding at 720 Henry atreet, Alton, 111 , sufferod with sclatlo rbeumatism for over elgbt inontbs, Sbe doctored for lt nearly tbe whole of tbis time, UBlng varloua remedles recommended by frlonds, and waa treated by tbo pbyslciana, but recelved no rolief. Sbe tben uaed one aud a balf bottles of Cbamberlaln's Pain Balm, wblcb eflected a completo cure. Tbis ls publlsbed at bor requeat, aa ahe wanta otbera aimllarly afllicted to know wbat cured ber. Tbe twenty-flve and flfty cont Blzea for Balo by 0. Blakely, Montpelier, Vt. RlIEUMATISM CUKKD IN TlIUKE HODRS. Lewis Parkhurst, a promlnent citizen of Danielsonville, Ct., says, "Aftor sufferlng dnatb for two weeks wltb Rbeumatism, un able to walk or even turn myselt in bed, af tcr tbe doctora bad falled to give me even reliof, I was cured in tbree bours by Dr, R, 0. Flower's Qulck Rboumatto Cure." Prlce 1.00. For Balo by II. A. Slado and all otber leadlng drugglats. Tbb scenory ln Obaa. II. Yale's magnlfl cent productlon "Tbo Twelve TemptatiODB" Is all from tbe brusb of 0. W, Valentlne, an artlst of great abilltv, and abounds ln com pleto Btago aetB. Mr. Valentine's work is wldoly known to the present geGerallon, and as a paluter of extorlors, be bas no equal in tbla country. IIo sorved bia ap prentlceablp wltb tboloading artlats ldontl ilod wltb tbo Amorican Btage. Mr. Valon tino bas contrlbuted twelve of tbe moat elaborate seta ever palnted for any one pioos. Pilbs Cuiied Qdick. Suffor no longor now tbat Neurotlu l'llo Olntment bas beon reducod from one dollar to llfty conts, and even tbis small amouut will be promptly rcfunded If it falla to cure, eltbor by your lncal druggtst or by tbe Neurotlo Oompany, Burlington, Vermont. Bad cases of long atandlng bavo boon curod by tbla remody. It ia difforent from tbo otbors and sooms to get tbore so to speak, Encloso flfty conts to tbo Neurotlo Co., Burlington, Vt., and rocolvo bv return mail. carefully wranned so tbat no ono can toll wbat Is ln tbe packacc a lareo box of tbla now remedv, If It does not curo ln juat one wook wrlto anu recoivo your monoy uacK. Tlio puu llsln rs of tbe Watoiiman will voucb for tbo rellability of tbo Neurotlo Co, If noaslblo Imy of II. A. Slado wbo bas juat recelved a freab supply. Amrhicanb aro tbo moat Invontlvo pooplo oneartn. xo luem navo tieon lasueu nearly CCO.000 patcnta, or moro than one-tbird of all tbo patents lssued ln tbo world. No dla covory of modorn yoars bas boon of groator benefit to inankind than Cbamborlaln's Colic, Cholera and Dlarrhcca Romody, or haa done more torellovo paln and Buffering. J. W. Vaugn, of Oakton, Ky., sayss ,rI navo used uiiamljorlaln's Uollc. Uholora and Dlarrbcoa Romodv in my famlly for soveial yoars, and flnd it to bo tbo beat medlcino I ever uaeu lor cramps ln tlio Btomacn and bowola. For aale bv 0. Blakolv. Mont pelier, Vt. THE liASTKIl NUMDRIt OF L.IFK. AlUOng tho many attractlvo plctortal foatures of tbla number may be noted a full page balf tono cartoon bv C. I). Gibson. full nacea bv Hanna, Toaapern, Gllbort and Glbaon, and a beautiful decoratlvo bordor byAttwood, HluHtratlng an Eaator Sermon by E. S. Marttn. ln addltlon to thoso strlking plc tures, eacb ono of wblcb ls wortby of boing framed as a beautiful oxamplo of tbe work of tbe reapectlvo artists, la a beautiful array of smallor ty pes, bumoroua, aentlmental and satlrlcal. Among the llterary featuroa are a ahort story deplctlng a cbaracterlstlc pbaso of colloi.0 llfo. sovoral sbort humoroua sketcbes, and numerous poems by well known wrlters, all In LIFE'S beat veln. No better numbor of LIFE bas ever been laaued. Cuab II. Yale's " The Twelve Tempta tions." One of tbe largeat spectacles seen ln years, wblcb is sald to be Cbaa. H. Yalo'a productlon "Tho Twelvo Tempta tions " will be produced next Friday nlgbt at Blancbard Opora House. All last aum mer thts dazzllng abow baa been in actlve preparation, and manager Yale bas lavlabed 825,000 on the colosaal production, whlch la now from start to flnisb, and will undoubt edly achlovo Immediato and overwhelmlng Bucceaa. Scenic beautles abound, and tbo elaborate tranaformation aet, " Davy Jones' locker" belng pronounced by all wbo bavo lnspooted lt, a perfect marvol of harmonlous color and amazlng novolty. Tbo opon ocean la flrst dhplayed, tben tbere is a ter rlflc atorm, in tbo mldat of which a reallatlc sbipwrock scono occura, followed by a trans fer to tbe bottom of tbo sea, a roacuo by tho Sun Queen ln her glittorlng bargo drawn by picturesque dolpblna, and a flnal chango to thatmlracle of acenlo enchantment, tbo atupendous "Palace of Coral." The gen eral effect ;ls, alded by multitudea of gor geous and taatoful costnmes of tho moat blzarro patternB, white tho apnointments and parapbernalia actually defy deacrlption. Rattllng fun, pantomimic and otherwiae, is liberally provided, and botwoen tbo beart io8t klnd of laughs, tbe audience can enjoy the neat and lnterestlng falry plot ln which good and bad destinles are constantly struggllng for tbe supremacy ln tbe affalrs of a palr of truo lovors wbo aro Beparated for a tlmo by malign lniluonces which aro ultimately dlapelled. There are two cele brated Itallan premlorea, Signoritas Ferrero and Baasegglo, togetber with hoats of ae cundaa and corypbooa, making up a large and most efllclent corps de ballet. Tbo premlorea will be seen ln splendld rolos and among tbe grand balleta may be lnstancod " Tbe Four Seasons," "The Com ing Women," "Natlonal Trial Isaues," and many of equal importanco and novelty. There will be aeveral of Mr. Yales lateat and qualntest muslcal and comlcal ballet inventlons too, as wltness "Over tbo Bridge," (wltb a marvelous settlng repre sontlng tbe Brooklyn slde of East Rlver and a cbaracteriatlc song descrlptlve of the men aud women who pass over tbe bridge at dusk); "All in a Row" witb muslcal cbampagne bottles and glasses accompanl ment, and " Battery Park," a graphlo dos criptive song of the various frequentera of tbat old Gotbam reaort for the lower milllon. Thb Idle Hodr. Aa many of the Watoiiman readers know, The Idle Ilour is "a seml-annual magazlne of Fasblon. Llter ature and the Home," publlsbed by the Barnard, Sumner & Putnam Company, of Worcester, Maaa,, one of tbe largeat, most enterprlalng and trnatworthy firms in New England, deallng in dry goods and tbat large aaaortment of allled wares and artl clea tbat go to tbe (urnlshlng and ornament ing of a bomo aa well as to clotbing and adorntng ita inmatea. The secret o( auc ceaalul trading, The Idle Ilour says, is "pre senting to tbe rlgbt people, at the right tlme, tbe right goods, at the rlgbt prices." Thls is wbat tbis firm haa been doing dnr Ing nearly sixty years of successful trading, and one of the many agencles lt bas been employing, liberally and contlnuously for ten years. ls tbe Vbrmont Watchman. Tbrough tne columns of the right paper it bas been advertlslng "to the right people" ln central Vermont, "at the right tlme, the right goods, at the right prices." The Oom pany's bayera are aatuto and up-to-date people, eacb bavlng a thorough knowledge of bls or her department, and the marketa of tbe world have been open to thelr sklll, supplemented by tho unrivalled buslneas management anu the unllmlted credlt of the firm. Now, as to what The Idle Ilour haa to say, and to exhlbit in print and illustra tions, of fasblon and fabrlc, of garments and the tbouaand and one other artlcles of wear and uae, of ornament and comfort, for people of the inascullno aa well aa tho feml- nlne genaer, we must reier our reaaers to tbe magazine ltself and to the weekly ad vertlsements ontbe flfth page of tho Watch man. To enumerate the goods, tbe prices, the advantages offered, would take a great deal of spaco and wo could not competo with the edltor of The Idle Ilour, or tho wrlter of the advertiBemonts, ln tho system, completenesa and clearneas with wblcb every interestlng fact and detall la set (orth. Therefore, roference ls made to tbe adver tlsements tbat appear week by wook in tbo Watchman and to the attractlve pages of the magazlno. It any interested reader of thls papor baa not recelved a copy of The Idle Ilour, a postal card addressed to the Barnard, Sumner & Putnam Company, Worcester. Maas.. will brlnc a codv fre'o. Tbe Company's system of filling orders by mau ia tne moat compieiti in ine world, anu lts exnerience ln tbis manner of "shonnlnc" la a guaranty of satlsfaotlon to tbe buyer, as lts honor and integrity are sometbing whlch invite lmpucit connuonco. A card. I have just recelved a complete Uae of the lmproved Knlckerbockor Snoul der Brace for men, women, boys and glrla. Tbe cheapeat and only rellablo comblned brace and auspender ln tbe market. Call aud examlne tbem. Lester 11, Greeno, uruggiai. Lbtters to Montpelier People. Mrs. Davis, Montpelier, Vt. Madam: You aay you don't ltko our Harmloss soap. Tliat'a becauae you llko stroug soap batter, It'a unfortunate for you and for ua tbat you 'don't llko mlld soap. Wo sliall lose your soap trado; you will loso the value of the clotbes dostroyed by stroug soap, and whlch a mlld soap would Bavo. Thls amounts to 850 to 8100 a year in an averago lauilly. Wo could make a aoan for 4 or Sc. a nound tbat would suit you porfoctly. It would bo a poor Boap maue strong witu lye, anu wouiu rot clotbeB. Wo nhall contlnue to make barmloBS soan mlld, ovon If omo don't llko it. There will be Btlll enough usera wbo cousldor tbe valuo of the clothea saved to make a market for us. Yours truly, 0. II. Post & Co., New burgh, N. Y. MONTPELIER AND VICINITY, zooatj jiAi'i'jixixas. A column nnd a half of freab local nowa. and tho proceedlngs of Washington County Court laat wook may bo found on pago iwo. Mns. Henry Olahk ia Btlll vory 111. J. G. Farwell ls in Uoston tbis wook. Mr. and Mrb. C, P. Pitkin wero In Bos ton laat week. Rev. Dr. E. M. Smith proacbed at WellB Rivor last Sunday. Col. II. W. IIall of Burlington was in town on Tuoaday. Mns. Franr Bemis is vlsitlng atber homo in Willsboro, N. Y. Governor Grout baa appolnted Friday, May 7, as Arbor Day. Mits. Hodkht M. Fraser ls daugerously ill with conaumptlon. E. E. Gbe la rocoverlng from a sorloua illnoBS from gastritla. Lko Fdller la alowly rocoverlng from a sorlous illneas with meaaloaandpneumonia. Mrs. 0. 0. Fibld vlaited laat woek at tho homo of Mra. G. B. Drury at Eaaox Junc tion. Iloaton Hoapltal to tbo reaidenco of J, D. iirowu. Mr. and Mrs. Aldert Johonnott re tnrned laat Thuraday from thelr trlp througb the South. Georqe II. Wilder aaaiated ln tho Eaator servlces at tho Flrst Unlveraallst cburcb at Keeno, N. II. IIbnrt L. Farwell baa moved to tbo upper tenomont ln tbe bouso of E. F. Rand on Barro street. R. 0. Bowers went on Mondav to Buffa- lo, N. Y., on buslneaa for the R. 0. Bowors Granlte Company. The atiDolntmont of Wnltnr IT. HtorlltnT an Battalllon Adjutant of tho Firat Rogiment, V. N. G., ls announced. A. A. Stebbins was in Brattleboro last week on busineBa for tbe New York Mutual Llfo Insuranco Company. K. M. Wallino Iibh returned to bls ilutlnn lntheatoro of T. 8. Bronbv & Co.. after a serlous UlneBS with tbo measles. Bishop Walden attended cbannl nxnr- cises at tbe Montpelier Somlnary on Tuea day, and briefly addreBaed the studpnts. Mrs. Levi A. Pbarsons was called to Elmore last Monday by tho doath of Mrs. Ollver Warren, ber sister. Georob Brainerd was in St. Albana on Tuesday, on buBlneas for tbe Vermont Mu tual Flro Inaurance Company. G. B. B. Denny baa moved to the farm ln Berlin, owned by R. B. Denny, bia Bon, wbere be 1b to reaide in f uture. The reading circleconnected with Trlnitv cburcb met on Tueaday afternoon with Mra, E. M, Smlth on College street. H. D. Hopkins ia taklnc a brlef vacatlon from bls dutiea ln the offlco of the Vermont Mutual Flro Insuranco Company. The llstera havo nearlv all tho Invontnrlos in. They wore busy up to a late bour laBt evening making up a list of offseta. Because of the aOBBion of the Vermont Conference at Barre, there will be no ser vlces at Trinlty cburcb next Sunday. Mrs. W. O. Standish returned from Bos- ton last Saturday. whero ahe haa been vlsit lng relatlves for tne paBt tbreo weeks. A DArjouTBR waa born on Tuesday to Mr. and Mra. Napoleon Gauthier, anu a son tast ounuay to Mr. anu fiirs. uarl uolt. Hon. W. P. Dillinoham bas been in Bos ton durlng the paat week, where bo bas been asslstlng ln the trlal of a will case. Thb measles are abatinc. Very few new cases are reported by tho local physiclans, anu tnis uiaeaae seems to nave spent ltseii. Rev. Father W. J. O'Sullivan 1b to lec turo tbis evening before St. Joseph's Court, Catbolio Order of Foresters, in Burlington. Rev. and Mrs. A. II. Wehu wero thn rn- clpienta of a purae of money last evening on the ovo of thelr departnre for conference. Over 850 was contrlbuted to the nlano fund at tbe Easter concert, held last Sun day evening in the Cburcb of the Mes slah. Martin Hbnlby. clerk at the Montpelier House, returned laat Saturday from the West, where he has been for the past two montba. The creditors of G. B. B. Dennv. lnsolvont debtor, met at tbe office of Judge Carleton last Saturday and elected A, O. Cnmmins as aasignee. A. D. Fakwkll. J. W. Peck. J. S. Vlln. J. M. Boutwell, L. Bart Cross and L. H. ureen went to uoston on Tueaday to attend the borae show. Hosea Mann of Wilmlneton. state in- spector of finance, and Major J. H. Mlmms of St. Albans were ln town last Friday and Saturday. KlbbrtH. Dwinell. who has recentlv completed a conrse in tbe law department at jjarimootn uouege, is vlsitlng iion. F. A. Dwinell, his father. Attbmtion ls called to theannonncmnnt. ln the buaineas column, ot the lecture by Prof. G. W. Perry at the Church of the Messlab on Thuraday evening. J. E. Almon of New York Cltv. senior salesman of the Berlin Maoblne Works of Belolt. Wis.. ls in town to attend the funer- al of Mary Ann Ryan, bls aunt. Thb annual meeting of the Ladles' Gnlld ot Christ Churoh for tho electlon ot ofBcora for the year, will be held witb Mrs. Frank A. Adams on Thursday at two r. m. W. O. Standish, 0. S. Whlttler, Wllliam Rlley and Luciua C. Stono were In Burling ton on Monday to attend tbe openlng of the Lake Champlain Provialon Company. Mr. and Mrb. E. M. Smith entertalned the faculty of the Montpelier Semlnary and the members of tbe senior class last Friday evening at thelr home on College street. F. M. Corry Is remodellng the ell part of bls store. The bullding will be moved back and ralsed a Btory. Mr, Corry also contemplates onlarglng and remodellng bls store. J, H. Sbntbk, Untted StateB Dlstrlct At- tornoy, returneu last xnursuay evening, mucb lmproved In healtb. He has been in New York most ot the tlme durlng his ab sence. Thb bullding Juat weat of the Montpelier nouse, recontly purchaaed by A. S. Spar row, the proprletor, haa been llttod up for a sampie room lor wnicn lt ls admlrably adapted. Tiib new twenty-horso power oloctrlo mo tor. that has rocently boen nlaced ln tbe sbedB of the TJnited States Olothes Pln Com pany, was testou last week and proved sat- lsiactory. Siieriff Collins and Deputy Sborlff Graves ralded tbe realdenca ot an Itallan named Broccl near tbe oloctrlo llubt statlon last Friday nlght. Tbey found no intoxl- catlng llquor. Mias Evalyn Burns, Unlted Statos Court stenocranher. returned last Tbursdav from Windsor, Sbe bas beon spendlng a threo weeks' vacatlon ln tbat town and in Whlto Rlver Junctlon. A srEClAL conclavo of Mount Zlon Com mandery, KulghtB Tomplar, will bo held at Montpelier Jfriuay evening Aprll 30. Tho degree will at that tlmo be conferred upon nvo cauciiuaies. Thb nollce Btatlon and ofllco of Joel Fos. ter, superlntendent ot water works. havo been moved trom Hubbard block to tha ooms rccnntly vac od by tbo Couaolldated ijiRiHing uompany. Clayton Brown, a forraor modlcal atu- iioni wun ur. u. is. unanillor, graduated laat wook from tbo Baltlmoro Medlcal Col. lege. Ho is oxpocted ln Montpollor thls wobk ior a Bnorc viait. Another gamo of baaket ball will to piayeu at Uio Young Mon'a Cbriatian Abbo clatlon gymnaalum next Saturday ovonlug. Gamo will bo callod at elgbt o'ciock, and admlaalon will bo by tlckot. Captain Pattee and Lloutonants GiS' bourno and Ryan appeared before tho board of oxamlnors at Burlington laat Wodneaday to qualify for tbo ofllces in Company H to whlch thoy havo boon rocoutly electod. JodobM. E. Smilie bas boon In Boaton slnco Monday mornlng. E. M. narvoy, tbo efllclent doputy clork, looks aftor tho duties of the clork ln bls absonco, ln a mannor tbat leavos no causo for complaint or crltlclsm, Miss Etiikl Wedd, stonographor ln the ofllco of Fredorick Houghton, at Putney, has beon vialting, durlng tho paat week, at tho homo of Rov. A. H. Wobb, hor father. Miss Wobb returnod to Putney on Monday. JOHN II. SenTEU. Unttnd KtlltflH niatrlnt. Attorney waB callod to St. Albana on Mon day to look after eloven Chlnamen who wero captured at Richford laat Saturday, chargod wltb vlolatlng tbo Chlneae exclu Bion act. MASON S. Stone. Stata flnnorlntondnnt. nf Education, lectured beforo the studonts of tho Montpelier Sominary laat Thuraday ovoning on "Tho Four FactorB of Llfo En vlronraent, Inhoritance, Will and Roligious Inlluence." SlIOtlLD there lin nilfllr.tnnl'. ilnmnrwl fnr If. tho oflicials of tho Montpelier & Wella Rlver rallroad will run a speclal traln to Barre next Sunday to accominodate thoae wlablne to bear B'ahon Wablnn nrAnnli nt. Hoddlng church. Miss Nellie A. Lawrence was clven a surprlao party last Friday evening ln honor ui uer iweniy-nrst uirtuuay. warm BUgar and othor rofresbments were sorved, and the guesta departed, leavlng many protty and useful presents. CYRUS D. Eastman who haa bnnn thn rp- preaentatlve in thla clty of the Manchester Unlon for tho east four weeks. has ponn tn St. Jobnabury, whero he will have charge of tbe circulatlon of that paper along the llne of the Passumpslc rallroad. Myron Sawyer. enrineer on the Mnnf- peller and WellB Rlver rallrnail. off duty the paat week, because of an at tack of tonallltla. Henry Penniman, alao an engineer on tbis road, bas been housed wuu rneumauam ior soveral uays. Dr. L. 0. Waebfield waa at Norwich and Hartford laat week toteat several dairy herda. In one berd of ten c.ows owned bv T. R. Wood, tbree wero condemned and aiaugntereu. Dr. Wakelleld went on Tuea day to Barton to test several prlvate berds. Sincb A. C. Gilman, tho cltv llniinr arnnt. has establlshed airule to sell no llquor wlth out a pbyslclan's order llfo has been a bur den to tbe local doctors, Some of tbe ex cuses that applicants totbe phyalciana make are both ingenlous and amuaing, but unless ln cases ot real illneas or need they do not Eo. Thk World's Fair class blowera onened a week's engagoment at Armory IIall on Monday evoninc. Thev annear under the ausplces of Brooka Poat and give tbe aame exniDiuon oi worK eacn nignt as was seen at Chicago. Danclng prizes are offered oach evening and the entertalnment closes with a hop. Thb Bellow'a Falls Times sald ndltnrallv last week: "The state's attorney for Wash lngton county haa alao begun to stlr up the bears; ln fact tbe sltuation ln saloon circles in Montpelier is becomlng decidedly lnter estlng. Tbe state's attorney bas gone to the root ot the matter and is prosecnllng prop erty owners." MH.U UU4Wa UUVO UOUU OtlUOb Ul ilC7, regardlng the work on tbe electric rallroad that 11b to be bullt lu Montpelier. It ls learned on good authorlty that tho promot ers of tbis road are at present completlng a llne between Charleston, N. H., and Sprlng field, and they expect to be ready to begln work in Montpelier about May 20. Miss Mary A. Ryan died on Mondav. airnd slxty-nlne years. The body was taken to the undertaklng rooms of Johonnott's & Hall, and tbat evening waa taken to the tomb at Greon Mount Cometery, The uriai win occur tnis aiternoon at nali past two when servlces will be held at the f;rave. Miss Ryan was a natlve of Ire and, and had llved ln Montpelier for the iasi iwemy-nve years. A NDMBBR of enclneera and snrvevnrs hava been lu Montpelier durlng the paat week, making plans for a new long distance llne between Montpelier and White Rlver Junctlon, where lt will connect with the metallic clrcuit llne to Boaton and New York. Thls new llne wben completed will rnn into the contral office of the Vermont Telepbone and Telegraph Oompany, and lt ia expecieu me woric wiu oe pusneu as rap ldly aa posslble. roOHTIHVIO OB roUBTK VAOB. The Best Insurance In The World By a company wltb a clean record and ovor $13,000,000.00 Assets NATIONAL Life Insurance Go, MONTPELIER, VT. S. S. lt ALLAIII). Genl. Aet, ItAKItE, VT. EMERY to CO. MAKE COLLECTIONS In all parts of tho world. JUDGE- MENTS for salo at our olUce: Erneit M, Kowatd, Stockbridge fn 31 Ortgory Atdrlcb, llarr 17 21 I'ranlc Yatter, Ilarro , tJ 91 B. II. Tlller, UurUogton M 61 l'ettr l'arrott, Bethel ns u FredBeelex, Darre ,, , ,,, 81 9 JohDl'. Kcllej, Ilurllugton , 29 M Nelion riillbrlck, Topihara M 8. t. Itojce, Barre 12 91 0. 0. Qulmby, Barre , 17 23 Ora Uregware, Barre,,, 15 19 Bldney Martel, Barre s 30 J, J, Smltli, Barre 25 41 WIU Mlnard, Barre 29 95 For further information. call on or addroaa W. M. OUDWAY, Mnnager, ItOOStS J, 2, 3 Alfn 4, Lawrcuvo Rulldlng, Montpelier, Vt. "The Richardson," Tlio Larfrcst and Handsomost Storo in tho Stato. Evorythlng ls provided for your wants at tho "Richardson." DRESS GOODS, Our buyor has 1ust returnod frnm Now York, and will bo nlcasod lo show you tho latest of tho Now Season'B JNoveiticu Silks, Gronadincs, Etam Inas, IMeltonettea. Canvas ClothB. Silk and Wool Fabrics. Evervthinir tho flnest, most comnloto and beat bb- lected atock to bo found. Wo aak vou to 8eo thls beautiful selectiou of Choicest Woavos. MILLINERY. A weulth of boauty ln thla donart- mont. Tho most Styliah Bita of Head woar ahown thla soaaon como from our work rooma. Jauntv Creationa for Street and Carriago Wear. GLOVES. " Tho Beat Mado in France and the Beat Sold in America," are tho kinda wo boII. All tho Noweat Shadee. Reds. Tanp,'Greena, Creama, Yellows, Whitcs, Blackp, in Plain orEmbroidered Backa. Eacb. tho be8t of its klnd. McKILLlP & SMITH CO. THB niOIIABDBON DEPABTMXHT STOBM, Head ofClmrcu Street, . . Bnrlington, Yt. THE RICHARDSON CARPET DEPARTMENT Burlington, Vt. ABOUT CARPETS AND IIOUSE rURNISUINGS. A Carpet, onco a luxury, is now a neceaaity. With mony, buying a Car pot, meana careful economy to gather tho money. With all the inveatment ia worth being careful about, as it is not for a day, but for years. QUALITY, therefore, ia of tho flrBt importance tbe prices next. We buy tbe BEST grades of oach make of goods, and cuBtomers buying bere may rely upon getting only the best of ita kind. As for prices, you know our motto: We will not let ANYONE SELL THE BEST GOODS FOR LESS. SPECIAL - - 250 PIECES Cbina and Japan Mattinge, from 8 centa per yard up. W. G. REYNOLDS. i About !Fashionable Clothing! If all clotbing were aliko it would not matter where you 'bought it. But it ia not all 'aliko. There ia aa much differ ) onco in tbe make of clotbing aa I there is difforence in tho people who wear it. Our new atock is now com- .plete, and it ia different from moat stockB in tbis way. Tho garments aro strong, 'durable and well made and aro I proporly deaigned. The band of ) tho artiet is plainly nmnifeet in Itheaomodern productiona. An lagreoablo moment may be spent ,by anyono among tbis array of i! new thinga. We will be very 'glad to show you how cheap you 'can now purchase tho flnest and I latest garments. It would'nt be tabadidea to como in and aee 1 Ibow "different" this stock ia , from otbora. We aro eatisQed .to have you look now and lator. c ADAMS the Clothier 60 State Slteel. IF YOU WISH To communicato wltb BEMIS, EYE SPEOIALIST, Addresa your lottora to BEMIS OPTICAL CO., MONTPELIER, - VERMON Oiiobh your onvolopos, note heads, blll beads, statements, etc., of tbe Watoumjji iob office. Stock and workinanshlp always he beat, prices the loweat.