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VERMONT WATCHMAN & STATE JOURNAL: WEDNESDAY, MAY 5, 1897.
5 NEW FURNITURE AT Novelties in Parlor Ohairs and Rockers. Extension and Parlor Tables, Desks, Book Cases and Sideboards, Brass and Iron Beds, Bedding, Baby Carriages and Sleeping Coaches whicli are Gems. Couches and Lounges. GLEASON'S CORNER, Montpelier. WHO IILLffll! A BUSINESS EDUGATION FREEI I FINE GHANGE FOR ASP1RING YOUTHS AND AMB1T10US MA1DENS ! To tlio rerson Who Rcccivcs the Largcst Numbor of Volcs -svlll bo Olvon a Scholarship ln tlic ALBANY BUSINESS COLLEGE. A SPLENDID CHANCE FOR ALL. Tho Watcuman will givo a frco scholarship of ten wecks in tho Albnny Busincss Collogo to tho ono who ob tains tho largest numbor of votes on the ballots printed in tho Watchman. Tho scholarship may bo used at any timo during the eusuiug year-and-a-half. Here are tho couditious: No voto but that writtcn on tho printed ballot will bo used. AVe will publiah at suitable periodB the list of contestauts nnd the numbor of votcs rc ceived by each, Ballots will not be printed aftcr Juno 1G. The rcsult of tho conteat will be given in tho iasuo of Juno 30. Extra copies of the Watcuman may be obtained at flvo centa per copy. Below ia tho forni ot tho ballot. Cut it out, 1111 it in properly and mail it to tho Vermont Watciiman, Montpelier, Vt. $ BALLOT NO. 2. $ For Addrcss In Contest for 10 Weeks' f t Scholarship in the Albany Business College.f Yote for Your Young Friends ! BUY YOUR FLOWER, GARDEN, FARM AND FIELD FROM SEEDSME Gove & Taylor 80 Church Street, BURLINGTON, VERMONT EARLE'S Harness Sliop! PARK BLOCK, MAiN ST. Barre, Vt. Ia tho place to buy Light and Heavy Ilar neaaea, aale or liand inado, Summer Kobea and BlanketB and evorythiug ln Horse Fur nishings; alao the celebrated Concord Collar Reat, Beat in tho World. Carrlage Tritn ining and Repairing dono at Prlces Rlght. Be 8URE and aee our line of Concord Driv Ing Harneaaoa before buying olsewhere. Every Harnesa Warranted. GEO. C. EARLE, Proprietor, R AHR.E, "VT. IF THE LADIES Of North Montpelier and vlcinity would llke to look at Styllah Mllltuery. pleaae call nt Mrs. Choate'a roomi over W. O. Nye'a store, whero I shall bo Monday. Tueaday aua Wedneaday of each week durlnft tho aeason, beglnnlnK May 3. Iahallalaobe at Norlh Calais Thuraday, Frlday and Saturday of eachweek. 8AM1SK. 1NGAI.1.S. jMmmw vjl !fM T&&Wi :ppgggQ. W ' wear out. Our jowolry and silvorwaro is worth every w "7" penny that vre ask for it. n n rai nwiN No-8 state street Ui II UHLU1im9 Montpelier, Vt. yfe GLEASON & CO.'S South Ilurro. George Towno haa bouglit tho Jolionuott placo. Tho aoclablo at Ely Drury'a waa woll attouded. Mr. and Mrs. Charllo Louibard of Plainfield vlslted at John Worcoster'a last Sunday. . Mlss Edlth Templeton of Flalnflofd vlslted ln town laat woek. 1 Tlio young peoplos' meeting waa woll attended Sunday ovoulng, It waa led by Mlaa Grandy and a aermon waa read by Adolph Lano. Berlin. Mlaa Dell I'oor la toacblng ln Williams town. Arthur Balley lias leaaed hla farm for threo yeara. Jamea Webb and daughtor aro vlaltlng frlenda ln New York. Mrs. George Crandall returned from Phlladelphla laat woek, M. W. Andrews bad tho mlafortuno to loso a valuablo cow laat week. Jamea Buck baa aold hla farm to Nalaon Braaaoau. l'ossesslou glven tlila week. Sona wore born last week to Mr. and Mrs. Newton Nye and Mr. and MrB. Georgo Per rln. Partloa from South Royalton havo located on land owned by Mra. U. B. Cook, and aro making cedar oil. West Berlin. A. H. Colo la movlngon to the farm lately purchaaed of Montpelier, i Eugeno Koeth ruoved hla goods from the Brown farm to Wrightsvllie laat week. An drew Murry of Moretown haB moved on to the Glinea farm. Amoa Chase dled at tho home of hla aon, George, on Saturday laat. Ile leaves a wifo and alx chlldren Georgo, Amoa, Jr., Mra. V. L. Johnaton ot West Berlin, Mra. Davld Saudera of Mont pelier, Rev. I. P. Oha80 of Derby and Rev. Nelson Chase, a preacher ln Mexlco. The funeral waa on Tuoscliiy. llls death takea away all the peoplo of Wost Berlin that wore here flfty yeara ago, except Mra. Chaae. Tholr lifty-flftli marrlace annivor aary occurrod on Aprll 7. Bradford. F. W. Kenyon la conflned to tho house with rheumatlc trouble. M. J. Butler la worklng ln tho Weatern Unlon Tolegraph ofllce for a fow days. C. 0. Doty has been engaged aa travollng aaleaman for hardwaro Qrma ln Boaton. II. W. Blako and Erdlx T. 8mlth re turned to college at Hanover on Monday. Rev. II T. Barnard preached a very in toreatlng aermon from Psalma 04-12 laat Sunday mornlng, to a amall but very appre clative and attentlvo audlenoe, after wlilch commuuion aervlce3 were observed. Rev. A. II. Webb, the nowly appolntod pastor of Graco Church, waa unablo to come aa expected laat Saturday on account of Blcknesa. The pulplt waa aupplled by our old friend Rev. A. W. Ford, pastor of the Methodlst church of Newbury. Thls evonlng la to beheld atOdd Fellow'a hall the aunual diatrlct mcetlng of the Re foekaha. It la expected that membera from the aoveral lodges in the diatrict will be present and tho degreo work ia to be oxem pllfled. Supper will be aerved at flvo o'clock by Naomi Lodge. Company G, Bradford Guards, returned from New York last Thursday afternoon and ovory one feela that they wero rlchly pald for going. Of courao on arrlving home they were very tlred, but anyouo being uear Armory Call could hear tho cheera glven their captain and otllcera. Col. C. E. Clark returned from New York laat Frlday moruiug, belng detaiued a little longer thau the rost by having to at tend to the buainesa of Gonoral W. II. Gil more, who waa called home last Monday mornlng on account of the death of his aged inother. E. B. Shumway la improving the front yard and grouuds around hia house by cut tlng walka to the doors and Bodding down in places. He haa trlmmed tho trees below the Baldwin bridge and taken down the foncea tho entire length of his fleld, whlch adda a great doal to tlio looka of his farm. The cltlzena of our village, at a meeting called Aprll 29, voted almoat unauimously to llght tho atreetB by olectricity. Tho queatlon haa been agitated for aome time. Mr. Allen haa nearly flvo hundred ilighta BUbscribod for besldo thoao neceasary for the streets, and will commeuce work on the plant here aoon. Captain Burnham Cowdry and wife havo been apending tho past week with Mra. Cowdry's daughter, Mra. n. H. Randall of Monroe, N. H. Thoy retnrned home laat Saturday afternoon. Mr. Cowdry, who haa been Bick nearly all the apring, la some what Improved in health, A muBicale la to be givon at the vestry of the Congregatlonal church noxt Frlday evening under tho auaplcea of tho Chrlatlan Endeavor aociety. Program to commence at eight o'clock. A great effort haa been made on the part of tho aociety to make the entertainment pleaalng, and it ia hoped that a good audience will be ln attendance. A Bpecial meeting of Charity Lodgo, No. 43, waa called last Wedneaday evening for the purpoae of lnBtallation of officera whicli waa aa followa: G. W, Brown, W. M,; G. A. Dickey, S. W.; Frank J. Hunklna. J. W.j A. T. Clarke, Secretary,- J. M. War den, Treaauror; J. B. W. Prichard, S. D.j B. F. Chamberlaln, J. D.; C. A. Kent, S. S.i F. II. Bickford. J. 8.: B. S. Hookor. Mar- Bhall; II. T. Barnard, Chaplainj E. J. Bag- ley, xyier. WHEN YOU WHhN Y & BUY JEWELRY Vnn olinnlrl i.;ir r 1, t way 5t is soing to look leu yoars from now. Good ma J -tt jewohy will last a lifo- timo. It is wovth whilo somothing that will novor y& Drndfora Contor. Georgo Townaond'a wlfo waa burled on aaturuay. inavins a lianv uov aovon wooka old, Seth Emoraon la repalrlng hia houso. Georgo McGulre, was burlod on ounuay. Koat Brookflold, Mrs E. J. Traak Is ln very poor health. ' J. W. Parmontor waa ln Waterbury laat wook on bualnoaa. i Charles A, Blgolow of Burlington waa ln town laat woek vlaltlng hla narents. Mra. W. F. Modcalf waa ln Barro laat woek carlng ror Airs. a. i, BKinnor anu lniant aaugiitor. 1 Ilalburt Lane went to Waitslloht laat Saturday to work for R. E. Denten. Fred E. Ilolmea of Burlington waa in town laat woek. Goorge IC. Sprnguo and wlfo, Miaa Loulso Parmontor and Eugeno Marahal attouded tho Good Tomp lars unlon at Randolph last Friday woek. Mr. and Mra. Reuben Donton loft with their houaehold gooda for WaltsSold laat Saturday, and will asauiue lmmodlato posaoaaion of tho Waltaflold House, whlch Mr. Denten haa leaaed for ono year. Ollvor Dutton, wifo and aon Wollaco vlslt ed lu White Rlvor Junctlon laat wcok. Hon. Caaalua Peck of Burlington waa in town laat Saturday to deed hla Blanchard farm to Claronco McDerment. Mlaa Olara Poabody, teacher ln CUolsea, and Mlaa Lllliau Chatflold ln Waatilncton. liotu aaaumo tiiotr resnecuvo charges Monday. Cabot. At tho maanuerado nromenade slven bv the Order of the Eastern Star laat Saturday nlght, Mra. Etnma Colllna carrled off the prize for tho boat-dreaaod ladyl her coatume reprosontlng "Nlght." Charllo Paquln took the prize for the worat looklng gentleman, repreaontlng a Weatorn Cowboy. Tho alx-veara-old dauchter of Georgo neath, llving in tho north part of tho town, wanuorou iroin uer nome on ounuay aitor noou and was not found that night. On Monday mornlng about flfty nelghbora, and towuanooplo, turned out and made a thor- ough aearch. She waa dlscovered about throe-fourtha of a mllo from home by N. B. Ullloueau, last aaleep on tuo grouna, oeing i quite cnineu. Clvde Colllns haa returned to Cumber- land, Me., to reaumo hla employment with Lawyer Strout. Mary Sinlth haa ao far recovered from her recont lllnesa at Barro aa to roturn home. When a cold ia contracted, cure it at once. One Minute Uougli Cure will set you on tho road to recovery Tn a minute. It will cure pneumonia, bronohitlB, croup and all forms of lung and throat troublea. W. E. TerriU & Co., Montpelier, Vt. Calais. Mra. 8. O. Robinaon la atlll ill. Charloa Meara haa returned from Threo Rivera, MasB. SchoolB becan on Monday, with Roae Qllkey teacher at Maple Corner, Inez Cam eron at Eat Calala and Anna Wllaon at North Calala. Mlaa Sadie E. Ingalla will bo at North Montpelier, over the atoro of W. G. Nye, on Monday, Tuesday and Wednosday of each week with a full line of the latest Btyles in mlllinery. The membera of Stow Poat. G. A. R,. Woman's Rellef Corpa aud Sona of Veter- ana are cordtally Invited to tneot at Memo rial Hall, Friday, May 7, for the proper ob Bervance of " Arbor Day," to aet out troea and lmprovo tho grounds. Tho ladlea will f urniah lunch. Kaat Calais. Beclnninc May 1. senaratinc ia done every day at the creamery atatlon. Dr. Gale arrivod from Sf. Johnsbury on Monday and is to occupy the tenement over W. Jj. I'lerco s atoro. Austln Sandera la nreparing to tnove to the village into therooiusat G. E. Sandera', lately occupied by Dr. A. H. Wlahart. The nlanks wero rernoved from tho foot- bridge laat week, aa tho bridge had for aomo timo uoen consmerea unsate. aii iravei that way ia round by the upper bridge. Tho village Bchool oponed on Monday. Inez Cameron teacher, with twenty-ono scholars. Alina Leonard teaches in Wood bury and Carrle White in No. 8. Sodoni. Mrs. E. E. Brown ia quite 111. Mra. Ben. Lovery Ia very alck. Mra. Daggett haa returned from Mid dlesex. Mra. Sarah Dailey ia at Fred Orr'a. Car rle Dailey haa gone to Clark Sibley'a ln Eaat Montpelier to work. School for the apring torm openod last Monday with Mra. Balley, teacher. The achoobhouse haa been nowly covered with a dlfferent rooflng. Peraonal. The gentleman who annoved the congregation laat Sunday by continually coughlng will tlud inatant rollef by uslng One Minute Cough Cure, a speedy and harmlosa remedy for throat and lung troublea. W. E. Terrlll & Co Montpelier, Vt. Clielsea. A sneclal meeting of the Orange Countv Croamory Company la called to meot at'tho town clork'a oflloe noxt Saturday afternoon, toconaidor what action to take regarding the ault of W. H. H. Hall against tho com pany. MlsaSadio E. Ingalls will bo at North Montpelier, over tho atoro of W. G. Nye, on Monday, Tuoaday and Wodneaday of each week with a f all line of tho latest atylea in mlllinery. At about threo o'clock on Tueaday morn lng, Anna B, Wright'a house waa found to be on fire, and as the house waa too remote from nolghbors for proinpt aid, It was aoon entirely consumod, only a amall part of the furniture belng Bavod. Thoro was an In surance of S200 on tho houso and 8200 on the contonts. Mr. Wright and family aro ataylng tomporarlly at O. P. Bacon's. Mrs. Sophronia Ordway has returned home after her winter'a absence. Jamea E. Morrla, who haa apont tho winter in Boston, has returned. Mrs. Dow of Melroae, Maaa., waa in town laat week on buaineBS conuectod with the aalo of tho Sooda of her mother, Mra. Chaao. follio G. Cooloy ia 083iatlng Mra. E. F. Petora through the apring trade. : Charles D. Grant is working for Plorco Dlckerman ln Tunbridge. Percy J. Heath haa bogun work for L. II. Bohonon. Mra. E. D. Barnea haa retumod homo. : Cornollua Pottes has bought Converso Blxby'a houso, and it ia roportod that ho will koep bachelor'a hall thoro. The Simon's family, tho laat occupauts, re movo to E. M. Smlth'B. Nollle D. Barnea teachea in No, 10, instoad of the one prevlously roportod in connectlon with that achool, Laura R. Fullor began a achool on Monday in Washington, Alma F. Adama and Eunlce D. Moulton in Vorahiro, Hattio II. Dearborn and Addio M. French in Cor inth. ; Jennle G. Hayward la worklng for Henry Clark. Florenco E. Whlt noy haa a now blcyclo. r Alma Whea-. ton ot Barro spent Sunday at Wlllla Scaloa', She la to teach ln VerBhire. M. M. C. Moroy has returned to hla farm,;and will llvo thorethla aeason. . Edward A. Davia and wife of Bothel wero In town over Sunday. Ji-aat (jorintn. Mrs. A. n. Fulton and aon. Robert. aro vlBlting in Hanover, N. H. ; Wlllard Divoll la ln town vlsltlng at Mra. Bagloy'a. ; Rev. A. M. Smlth occupied the pul plt for tho Unlveraaliata on Sunday. 1 F. E. Morrill waa lu Boston laat woek pur chaalug gooda. B. T, Holland has moved from tho Burgesa tenement to Mra. Wllley'a houso. George Btearna ox pecta to leave aoon for White Lake Cornera whero ho la to work at tho stono cutters' trado. East Klmoro. Austln Bymonds haa out nearly 500,000 ahluglo thla sprlng. Mrs. j . A. 1101' lenbeck has noarly rocoverod from her con tact with tho plle ot loga. Edlth Swlft Is at homo for a fow days. . Schoola on thls alde ot the town commenced thls week, with Mra. E. E. SlllowaT ln diatrlct No. 0. Mlas Lllla Banga, in No. 8, Mlaa Inez Slllo way ln No. 4. Mlas Ina Swlft has gone to nor Bciiooi in isaat Montpelier. llrothor Alllo Roas proached hla flrst, and a vory lnterosting aermon on Sunday. May s. uuDuay-ncnooi is neiu at tweivo o'ciock, servicoa at one r. u. au aro coruiauy in Yltod. Falrloo. The farmora ftra buay with tholr apring's worK, ropainng lonces, oto. Tho achools havo all commenced, Dia trlct No, 4 Ia ovorllowlng with little onoa. Rov. Mr. Barnard will apoakattho church ln Falrloo on Sunday ovonlng, May 0, on " Indla " and oxplain moro fully the siilfor. lng aud nooda of that country. Mrs. Mary (Chtlda) Gllmoro dled at hor homo on Sunday ovonlng, Aprll 25. Mra, Gllmoro waa born In Woat Falrloe, May 3, 1808. Sho waa tho wldow of tho lato Hon, A. II, Gllmoro who dled at Fairlee twenty four yoars ago. Mr. and Mra. Gllmoro com mouced tholr marrled llfo alxty-olght yoara ago on tho old homeatoad whoro sho dlod. Thoro tholr olght chlldren wero born, of whlch only two survivo hor, Jamea W. Gll moro ot MelroBe, Maaa., and Goneral W. II. Gllmoro who roaides at the old homoatead. Mra. Gllmoro always manlfoatod much ln terest in curront oventa, eapeclally any thing connected with tho affalrs of our own country, untll almoat tho laat, having beon a conatant roader of tho Boston Journat for moro tlmn thirty yoara. Mrs. Gilmoro waa tho laat of the oricinal membera of the Con gregatlonal church ln Fairlee, having been a confllstent member for slxty-four yoara and hlghly eateemed not only by tho church but throughout tho community for hor gonial, klndly aplrlt and uprlght llfo. Her funeral occurrod on Wedneaday afternoon aud waa largely attended by frlenda and The Cecllian Quartette from Bradford aang two soloctlonB vory fluely. The lloral offer ings woro lovely. Thero was a beautlful wreath and Btandard from Governor Grout and ataff, and a wreath of lvy, a crescent and a atar wero testlmonlala of alTectlon from her family. Thua our aged frienda aro "gathering home ouo by one." May their memories be cherlahed and tholr vlrtues copied by thoso who come after them. North Fayston. Thomaa Nolll haa bought Mrs. R. E. In galla' placo and moved on to it. Lawrence Eaton haa moved on to the placo ho bought from J. Hagan, Nathan Dunbarhaa moved on tohla farm, the L. B. Eaton placo. '. The creamery ia running now every day with a good supply of milk, Mr. and Mra. M. E. Davla vlslted ln Lowell laat week. Mr. Davis went to Boaton also on biiBlnoaa connected with hla creamory. Mlaa Luna B. Howo la teachlng achool ln Waitsfield common whero aho taught laat year. SchoolB begau in thls part of the town on Monday, wltli teachora aa followa: No. 1, Mlaa Mary Mar ble; No. 2, Lilllan A. Portor; No. 3, MIsb Emma Ryle of Waitsfield; No. 4, Miaa Anna Carpenter of Waltaflold. Groton. Frank Corruth and Mlas Carrio Hood were married at the Methodlst parsonage by Rev. W. I. Todd on Wednesday evening of laat woek. Caledonia county conventlon of tho Women'a Christian Tomperance Unlon will be held in the Mothodlat church on May 25 and 20. Au interoatlng program haa been preparod, with Mlss Yatos aa apeaker. D. N. Richardaon of Davenport, Iowo, was ln town last week looklng after hia res idenco on Mount Medad. He has men at work aettlng out a apruco grove noar hia resldence, which will add greatly to tho beauty of the hlll. A hearlng was had laat Wednesday to aettlo tho dispute over tho road up Mount Medad. Alex. Dunnott aud W. P. Staf ford of St. Johnabury roproaented the town, and n. N. Wolch tho other party. Tho county commiasioners wero alao preaent. It waa declded to lay a new road up tho hill. St. Johnabury distrlct of tho Methodlst conference haa been divided into eight aub diatricta for the purposo of holding tent meetings. Sub-dlstrlct No. 7 Includea the followlng towna: Groton, Weat Groton, Walta Rlver, Topsham, Newbury, New bury Center and Boltonvllle. Mlss Maggie Whltehill Is to teach tho village achool ln West Topsham. Mra. Alexander Cochran loft for Boston last Wednesday to vistt her daughter. W. B. Ladd haa rontedlaud of A. G.Taisey, on which he will plant a large atrawberry bed. 1 Mrs. Chester Orr aud family moved b.ick to their home in thls town laat weok. 1 J. R. Darling expecta to start hla aaw mill uext Monday. The season'a output will bo about 2,000,000 foot of luin ber. B. L. Torry of South Ryegate ia the asaiatant at the rallway atatlon. . Tho St. Androws Benevolent Society will soon put up a bulldlng on what la known as tho "llat-lrou lot" on Rallroad atreet. A company of frlonda gathered at Edward Purceli'a thla week on Tueaday evening. Dancing was particlpated in. East Hardwick, Mra. Mahala Bronson, who will be ninety threo yeara old May C, ia faillng qulto rap idly. Sho la noxt to tho oldeat porson in town. Her aister, Mra. Louisa Bronson, 1b ln her ninety-aixth year, and was able to rido eight mllea to vlait her the past week. It Iooks llke electric lighta here and at the Bend from tho Greensboro power. Marshllold. Mra. R. II. Hudson is aick with grlp. J. D. Sanborn haa gono to work for L. D. Nute. Inez Engliah of Montpelier la vlaltlng in town. Henry Kellogg haa moved to tho Duran Bakor place. Frank Morao haa bought the M. R. Dodge farm of J. II, Hlckie. R. II. Hudaon haa been grantod an ln croaao of penslon of 82 a mouth. Mra. M. R. Bllaa went to Eaat Haven laat week to see her father, J. Q. Amldon, who ia very bick. Herburt Eddy haa bought tho Addle Sponcer farm. Joaeph Bullock haa rented it for thls year. L. D. Nuto lost hla old trotter "Ben West" ono day laat woek, but found hlm ln the ovenlng in the bottom ot tho ailo. Ho loll about tweivo ioet anu came out all right with a fow slight brulaes. It should be mado a matter of publio knowledgo that DoWitt'a Witch Hazel Salvo will Bpeodlly curo pllea of tho longest atauding. It ia the housebold favorlto for burna, acalds, cuta, brulses and aores of all klnds. "W. E. Terrlll & Co., Montpelier, Vt. Newbury. John B. Smlth has left school to accent a clerkshlp lu tho atoro of Sllaby & Knlght. Arrancomonts havo been made for a meet ing liotween Nowbury Semluary and Brad ford Acadomy for athletio aports thls sprlng Nlno Salvation Army lada and lasslca gavo a concort at Somlnary Hall on Tlmrs- uay anu u riuay oveninga oi laat week. Tho concort waa woll attended and pronounced good. G. L. Androwa has the now nost-ofllco In poaltlon and la nearly ready to tako charge. Thoro aro 112 call boxea aud alxteon lock boxes, all new and good republlcan stock, John MUler will aaslst Mr. Andrewa. Tho Vermont Conforonco assigned Rev. W. H. White of Newport to tho Newbury chargo. Mr, White haa arrivod aud preachod his llrst sermon on Sundav last. Rev. A. W. Ford goea to Pittsfield on tho Montpelier uiairiui. Kaat Orange. Tho vlllago school commenced on Mon day, wltu Mlss llattlo Mahuron of Fayston aa leacuer. 1 Misa j.tutu uavls ls teuch lnc ln diatrlct No. 7. Rev. E. 8. Cnd worth has returned from conference and re- aumed his Iauors here for another year and wiu proacu iiero nexi ouuuay, Soveral Inchos of snow foll horo on Tueaday ui msi wook uiu soon uiappeareu. P0WDER Absolutoly Pure. Colebratpd for its croat leavenlnz atrencth and healthfulnesa Aaauroa thefood agaluat alum aud all forms of adulteratlou common to the cheap branda koval iiakino powder CO., NEW Y011K, Waitsfield. O. F. Eddv was In Btown nn Mnndnv nnd Tueaday. R. E. Donton, tho new landlord. haa taken poasosslon of tho hotol. Mlss Bertha Savacre iravo a hlrthdav nartv to her Bchoolmatea laat Saturday afternoon. Fred J. Eaton and Otto Bushnell woro at home from Montpelier Semlnary over Sun day. Tho Odd Followa aro to havn nn nntor. talnmont at tho Mothodlat church on Thurs day ovonlng, May 13. Partlculara next weoic. Mra. M. A. Palmer. Wllllam Palmer and wlfo and H. N. Buahnell were at Montneller on Monday, before the Judge of Probato on ino esiaio oi tuo late M. a. i'aimor. Twenty-flveor thlrtv of the vounor frlenda of Frank h. Eaton met with hlm at Good Templars' Hall on Monday ovenlng to re- mlnd hlm that ho had reached tlio maturn age of fourteen. Will J. Eaton waa athomo on Saturdav and Sunday. He haa been at work for tho Ver mont Marble Company at Proctor for about two yeara, and ls now aent to Phlladolnhia aa Bhipping agent for the company, which haa an ofllce and does a largo buBinesa from that clty. The Waahlneton countv Good Temnlurs' Unlon la to be held ln the Methodlat church on Wednesday, May 12. The afternoon ae8 ston ia open to tho publlc and an interoatlng program naa oeen prepareu. wo uopo tnere may be a lareo attendanco of our towns- poople. J. J. Kelty. J. J. Gleason. H. M. Walt. G N. Billings, J. B. Norton and C. F. Eddy were at Rochester, laat Thursday, to attond the meeting ln the lnteroat of the propoaed Rutland and Montpelier rallway. The com pany waa organized and officera olected, but not quite enough atock was taken to warrant the buildlngof the road thla eeason. Mosea A. Palmer nassed awav on Mondav afternoon, Aptil 20, at the ago of flfty-ono yeara aud eight months. For many yeara Mr. Palmer had auffered more or leas from lung trouble. During the paat year It had been manlfost to frienda that he waa faillng, and for some montha we felt that the end was near. The Buccessive hemhorrhagea left hlm woaker and the ayatem ylelded to conaumptiou. Mr. Palmor's whole life haa been in Waitsfield. Successful ln business, honorablo and consclentioua in all relationa in life, ho haa dono his work and left hla testlmony for tho Master. to whom he con- stantly looked for guldance. Of hla imme- dlato famllj', a who, three brothera and ouo alater remain, Mr. Palmer will be sorely missod by thom and by those who knew and appreciated hia beautlful charactor. Funeral services were hold at hia late homo on Wednesday afternoon, April 28, Dea. H. N. Bushnell conducted. Appropriate inusic was Bung by the male quartette, C. n. Nowcomb, leader. The bearera wore Hon. E. F. aud Wllllam Palmer brothera Charles Palmer and Palmer Blako, nophows of the docoased. Intermeut waa lu the vll lago cemetery. Tho sorvlcea wore very aimple ln accordance with hiB expressed wlsii, itev. js. s. Fisko olllciotlnc. assisted by Hev. A. B. Enright. The closing hymn expresaea ourprayor ourcomfort: "Nearer my God to thee, nearer to thee." Croup and whooping cough are chlld- hood's torrora; but liko pneumonia, brou chltia, and other throat and lung troubles, can bo quickly cured by uslng Ono Minute uougn uure. w. is. xorriu uo., Mont pelier, Vt. Washington. 0. L. Slack Ia omploylng oight men at hla marble quarry. C. H. Johannesaeu retumod from Troy, N. Y., last Thursday. C. H. Smlth ia laying a hardwood iioor ln the resldence of John F. Calof. Mra. Emma Huntington and Mlaa Lucy Calef apent last week in Burlington. Professor W. E. Corliaa closes a very auc cossful alnglng-achool hero with a concert on Saturday ovenlng, May 15. The Young Peoplo'a Chrlatlan Unlon give an entertalnmont at School-houao Hall on Thursday ovenlng of thla woek. The Washington Cornot Band have been engaged to f urniah music for Decoration Day at East Barre, and will havo tho asaiatanco of Professor Gilbertson of Barre. Henry Rlchardson, who waa roportod crltlcally 111 a woek ago, la belloved to bo now on tho road to recovery, although ho will bo obllgod to refrain from work tho comlng summer. The Mon's Sunner. given at School-houao Hall laat week for the benelit of the Ladlea' Aid Society, waa a declded Bticceaa. The cooking waa pronounced auperior to that of tho ladlea. Oakes woro made by Homan Smlth, Olinton Slack, Edward Briggs, Georgo Motcalf, Ernest McDonald, Rov. F. E. Briggs and Arthur Jeffordsj varietlea by l'orroBt Huntington, oroau oy uuwaru Briggs and boans woro prepared by 0. W. Huntington, Fred Smith, P. L. Whitney, Allan Wllson and Edward Briggs. The ladlea onjoyod tho reat from labor, and all pasaod a ploasant evening. P. 0. Wason has taken tho contract to run tho atago botween thla placo aud Barre clty for tho next four yeara, beglnnlng July 1, Ho la to mako two trlpa to Barro dally, leavlng hero at 5:30 a. m. and 12:30 r. m., and returnlng at 11: 30 a. m. and 0:30 r, m. The routo between hero aud Cholaea la to bo operated aeparately, and haa not yet been bld off. It Ia to bo hoped Mr. Corlisa will remain on the road and that his health will bo boneflttcd by thls change in routes. John ls rogarded horo aa an Ideal atage drlver, belng always obliglng, affable, prompt and llberal in hia treatment of tho publlc. Tho early mornlng mall recoutly put on, to accommodato tho pooplo of East Barre, haa proved a hardshlp to hlm aud ot llttlo oenent to washington, mr. wason will mako a flrst-clasa drlver. and tho nub- 11c la tortunate In aecuring a roltable, truat worthy gentlemau on that end ot tho llno. Thb inoat doatructlve flro that haa vialted Pittaburg, Pa., for flfty yoara broko out laat Sunday night in tho wholoaalo houso of T. O. JenkluB. The Uames apread rapldly and aoon had consumod aoveral large bulldlnga ln the viointty. Tho total loaa will be at least $2,000,000. Tho lnsurauco Is unknown, but tho proporty Is aupposed to be well pro tected. Whbn Neurotlo Oil la applled externally lt romovoa all aufferlng from acalds, burns, frost-bltes, chlllblalns, eryalpelaa, rlng worma, bolls, old aores, spralns, brulses, toothacho, nouralgla, palna in all parts of tho body, aciatlca, rheumatlam, gout, bltes ot poisonous lnaoota, oto., and if falthfully used for a ahort timo removes the causeof the trouble. At drugglsts and general atores, twent-llvo centa. GRADUATION TIME Is npproaohing. Sond for samplos from now " LANSDOWNE," Marlettas, Or gandlcs, Swisa Muallns, and Fronch Naineooks, 25o to 81.00 a yard. Handaomo Gradunlion Skirts, all readv to wear oxcopt tho Band. will be ohown thls seaaon in varioty. HEAD'S PIIILADELPIIIA LANSDOWNE, 41-inch,.$1.00 a yard. Wonderful Wash Dress Bargains! IIIGII GIIADE GOODS only at Low Lovel Prices. Poaltlvoly ! Double Fold Dress Coods, 12 1-2 Cents. Brokon chcck, honoy comb surfaco and Fronch check etyles. Bluo and wliito, brown and white, black and white, bold fancy cbecke, and all colors in broken checks. Just llke COo goods. One caao only. Scotch Import Cinghams, 12 I-2c a Yard. GENUINE IMPORTED GOODS. Tho now and gracoful " Aborfoyle " Illuminoted Btyles. Thoso aro actually worth 25c a yard, French Crenadines, 25 Cents a Yard. Sold in Now York at 40c and by flrst-class housee, too. Grand forcoful floral and lcaf styloa; dark or light. light in texturo as Tarletane, with alternato taped stripes. The very fetchingest thing over shown. Linen Batiste, 12 l-2c. A quantity of thoso most coveted eoods. tho verv dosircd of all the vounrz ladies, to closo out sharp and early, 37c KNOW ALL MEN BYTHIS ADVERTISEMENT Tbatltlntny will that overy person shall mako tiionoy by IiUVINO COltN. The LoroyEold mlno In rtossland threo years ago wa sold for 87.50 : now f5,O00,0U0 1 refusfd for it. WI1Y I After diKKlni? down 300 feot the rlchet of oro has been dlscorered. to own ,iui-y on ski'tj:miji:k coun NOW a rlch veln of ore will be dljcovered wlthln tho next two months. If you are not poited In tho statlstlcs of Corn, wrlte or call on me and I will pro duce them. You cannot mako a loas ln buyinf? Corn on three cents per .bushel marKlu around preient ptlceS! YOU W1LI.MAKE A BUKKFnOFII ANU T1IE roBStuiLiTiEa are a vev nio one. itiovisionb are on the upturn and are sate to bold, as stocks aro llKht, and domeatlc and export demand .enormons. I want to havo the opportunlty to tell you when to buy Cotton, and lf you wrlte for polnters I will give you money-makors. ALL orders executedon the Now York Stock and Cotton Kxchances and Chlcano lloaid of Trado over a dlrect prlvate wlro throuRh homos rated lu the mllllons and who have pald; one hundred centa on the dollar for over a quarter of a century. Wrlte for full Informatlon, my Veat I'ccket Man ual, and lloard of Trade Ited Iiook. (Lstahllshed lB8h.) Only regutar Stock llroker ln Vermont. Monarch Mixed Paint! Is composed of Pure Linseecl Oil, Turpen tine, Lead and ZiiiCj and is guaranteed to be an absolutely Pure Paint, free from Ben zine, Water or Alkalies of any kind, and to give satisf action in every instance. Oar ried in stock and sold by F. BLANCHARD, Lawrence Building, So. IVIain Street, THE RESULT OF TWEIMTY YEARS. A business man in our city has had twenty years indisputable insurance in tho Equitable. He has had all his premiums returned to him and a little more. His policy in the Equitablo was on the lowest participating rate. PREMIUMS PAID, $563,40, GASH RETURNED, $614.71, Ho could obtain such a result in no other insurance company. For many years we havo been giving the flgures of matured Life and Endowmont policies we pay living recipionts of the funds. Other companies do not becauso the comparison would be unfavorable to them. For furthor information address : W. H. S, WHITGOMB, General Agt, Burlington, Vt. Why not give thts It has ciired others. It may lielp you. Dose is stTiall and measurefo. Watkbboiiy, Vt., October 30, 1600. Mr. Troax: I have had rheumatlam, more or lesa, ull my life, and never received any laatlng beneflt untll Itrled your wedlclno. Laa apring Icommsnced taklng it, andtlldnot feel aa well for tho flrst week or two, but aoon found help. I took only three bottles. I can truthfully recommend thls raedlclno to all troubled with rheumatlam. E, E. iUAUiT. For Sale by H. A. SLADE, Montpelier, Vt. goods, only 12c. 4 t t X 4 medicine a ch anCG ?