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VERMONT WATCHMAN & STATE JOURNAL: WED1SESDAY, JUNE 16, 1897.
7 SELEGTED STORY. A Trying Dny. Mr, Jitiiior.'-Tho followInR nlvos bucIi a vlvid Rlanco of real Now EDRlaud llfo bov ontyflvo or ono liundrcd yonrs ngo, tltat I tliouelit it too good to 1)0 pnfHcd tinnotlcod. It wn8 arrniiRcd nnd road boforo n lltorary annr ! nrnrnvn. lv n Brcat-2rcat-Brand. daticiitor of Aloxandcr Olatk, ouo of tlio flrst BOttlors of Sliolburuo, and n grand daiiclitor of tlio lato Stcpliou Taylor, who irmrrled Ablgall, dauRlitor of Jool Clark, Thoy cwlfiratcd to Oregon bohio flfty-slx years ngo, nud woro sovon montliH makiiiR tlio journey wlth nn ox tcam. Mrs. Taylor llvcd to a Rood old ngo, and was wont to ro lato to her arandclilldrcn tlio lucldont of lior early llfo at tlio old liomcstcad ln tlio oastorn riart of Sliolburnoj tlio samo liouso anu larrn now owncu anu occupicu oy ji. a, CJrnvGs. It, is mado i) of incldenta and sav. Iiirs truo and cliaracteristio of tlio old 1100 plo and tlio namos wlll lie recocnizcd by inauy living to-uay. u. r. .j Enrly tuorning was olways a bustling tlmo iti Jocl Clark's grcnt kitcben, ln old Shelburne, n hundrcd years ngo, but thls was soap-maklng day, nnd lhercforo cstra carly and cspeclally busy. JocI'b wife, Ilachcl, bad tbo bugo brass ketllo swung ovcr tbo flrcplnco, antl wns watching tbo odorous ruixturo, with a little lrown tieiwcen ner cyee whilo sho stirrod it tlowly with a long, wooden rmddlo. Patlcnco D:ow, tho housc-maid stood bv tbo tnblc, nnd with n woolen clotb nnd eomo fresh brlck dust was ecourinc tho powtcr plates nnd porrin- gers uscd at tho early breakfnBt.' Sbo said, " Well, I'm proper plensed, Mis Clark, tbat you took just tbis tlmo to foilo tnat soap; JUis ueacon jmsk inado bers last wcck, rlgbt iu tbo wrong o' tho moou, and such a snlvy tness, I think I uever see beroro in all my life; you can't gct good jelly soap if it'll como at all uniess you taitc ino ngni timo ior it." " Well," eaid II ichel, " I uevor would try to mako aoap at all, witbout sludy ing tbo almauac." In tbo room beyond tbe pnssnge-way, old Alexander Clnrk was fumbling at his coat, nnd looking desperntcly nt his Bhocs; but to a nian of ninety ycara of ngo, bultonbolcs and shoo buckles nrc evasivo things; bo, with n Bort of ini patient snort, Alexander took up his cano and wcut to tho kitcben to flnd liachel. " Wbat in timo, my cbild, does nil my wnist-cul? I'v fussed tilll'm clean tircd out." "Wby, fatber," shouled Itachel to Ueat old man, "you'vo nuttoncd tnc top button into tho middlo button-bole." "Eh! Wby nol Well, sure cnougb. Now, do see what's got into my shoes." " Wby, you've pot into tho wrong ones, said liachel, laughing; thoee aro mother's shoes, and your heels stick out over tho back; hcro's n pair of Joel's old elippers; put these ou." " Pretty difllcult, Racbel, hain't I?" eaid tbo old man, wistfully. "Ohl no, fatber, tbat's nothing; just see what a flne May morning it is. Ia molber up yet?" " No, not yet. 1M got a few fagots nnd flx up tho flre in tbero," ho answcred, hobbling out at tbe open door. " llercy, I must flx that fire, before fatber gets nt it, nud scts tho houac nDre," aaid Racbel. " Herc, Patience, you stir the soap; pour in a little cold lyo if its likc to run over; better put somo chips under, the flrst thing," nnd anatching tho bellows from its hanging placo, on the wall, Bho hurried away, whilo Patience gath cred up bcr homespun npron, to hold tho chips, and ran out just in timo to seo grandfathcr chasing the pig nbout tho gardcn; nnd before sbe could stop tho diaaster, tho pig dashed blindly into tho kitcben, with grandfathcr in hot purauit. Findiug his retreat cut off, his pigahip took, naturally, tho open paaaago to grandmother's room; when confronted by the natonishcd Racbel, whodroppcd tbo bellows in tho nBhes, nnd Bprang to hcr feet, tho pig turned, to encounter a furious dig from grandfatber'a cane, which sent him with a equeal, to the center of tbo room, and sceing, as be believed, n meaus of es cape in the window at the back of tho bed, be acrnmbled to tho center of Rachcl's quilt, and began a hurried trampling up and down poor grand mothcr'B helpleas anntomy. " Tako that, will ye? Havo at him," sboutcd Alexander, prodding contin ually with his cane. " Woof, woof," snorted tho pte. "Wby, he's a killin' me," shouted grandma, whilo in tho general uproar, Rachel was trying in vain to mako her Eelf heard, and screaming, " Father, etopl do Btopl Finally, getting thor oughly nlarmed f or her mothcr-in-law's Bafety, Bbe laid violent hands on grand pa, and setling him down backward, into an easy chair, Ehe proceeded to eject tho now nlmost i rantic pig through tho front door, shoving him out, and giving an empbaaizing whack with tho cver convenlent brooin, then turning to the old gentleman, Bbe said, ' Father, I aee Unclo Jobnny Stuart coming. You just como out in tho kitcben and talk, whilo I get motber up, if sho nin't killed, and get your brenkfast ready." Aftcr baving cxplained tbo situation in the kitcben, to Patience, Bbe said, "Now watch fatber nnd Uncle Jobnny, and if they get to quarreling, cjII mo." A lew minutcs latcr, Alexander nna When a man owns a blooded horse he la ahvays careful of its Uealth. II c looka aftcr ita diet ana is panicitiar that the feedinc shall be regular and riRht. While he is doinp tbis it 19 k llkclyas not that he . is liimsclt sulicnng 1 from soine Uisease or disorder. When the trouble cets so bad that be can not work, he will begin to give hlra6elf the care he Kavc the horse at the start. Good pure, rich. red blood Is the best Insurauce aeamsi uisease 01 any kiuu. mmosi au diseascs come from hnpurc or lmpoverlshcd blood. Keep the blood pure and Btrong and diseasc can flnd no foothold. That is the princlple on whlch Doctor rierce's Golden Medlcal Uiscovcry works. It cleanses, purifies and enriches the blood, puts and kceps the whole body in perfect order; makes appetlte good, dlgestion etrone, assimilation perfect. It brinprs rud. dy, virlle health. It bullds up solid, whole tome flesh (not fat) when, from any cause, jteduced below the healthy Btandaro. Unclo Jobnny, sbowing tbclr toothlcsa gutns in tbo brondcfit of Btnilcs, woro shaking cach othor warmly by tlio bnnd. "Well! wtlll Unclo Jobnny, IIow'b IIiq dny?" "Yis, yls, Ob yis, you'ro pretty spry." "Whnt Bav. Bprv? I'm nitublo ns n crickot; just now I cbnsed tbo pig out of tho gnrdon, pcsky basto." Patlcnco Binilcd to liorsclf to lienr thcm go on, tnlkiug ovor tbclr blta of gossip, rccniung old siorios nna timcs, nud in tbclr dcufncss ninklng mnny nmuBing mlstnkcB, until thcy flnnlly incrgcu into long gouo uy poitucs, nutt Itncncl, n lltuo nter, uccp in ino ininc ocics ot irouing grnuumn's cnp-iriu wns inlerruplcu bv I'allcnco. "Roltcr como, think llkcly, MisB Ulnrk," nnd Racbel hurried ngnin to tbo Kitcucn, to lind tuo two old ciiliurcn ln n bcatcd nrgument nbout Frnnco nnd tuo lcucrnllBts. "Whyl wbyl" said Racbel. "Well, ho talks likonliuk," muttorcd uncio jonnny, Bunoniy. "Did you sny 1 was druuk?-' demand cu Aicxanuor, wratniullv. "Did you call mo n skunk," shouled Unclo Jobnny, now thorougbly nrous cav Tbo eicht of tho bcnt old fJgurcs thcir hands rcs'.ing on tbo hends of thoir cancs, cach fnirly shaking with rage, nnd glnring nt tbo otlier, was too vil.nli TiiVinl n.nnltii !nnnn.n,l thcir lro by hugbing, cven tbough hcr cycB grew moist at tno patnellc plcture; out ucing n norn uipnmat, eno mauo a fcw taclful cxplauations, and eoou smoothed over tbo quarrtl. "Uncle Johnuy," sho said, "It's grnnthor's brenkfast timc, and you must sit up nnrl pnt Hnmo brnnd ntifl milk wlth hlni." "Como; you nlwnys sny you liko my ryc nnd ludian brcnd; nud here is Bomo nico cueese, nnd n wnrm pio;" nnd nr rnnging a tray with graudma'd brent fnst. Racbel lcft Pationco ncnln in cunrgo. "Well, Patience. don't cet mnrried yet, eiii" quavcrcd uncle Johnnv. "iNo, Uncle Jolinny, 1 cun't uud anv ouo to havo mo," said homely Patience, gany. "Well, well," mumbied Alexander. "got a good man, ye'll be glad ye waited till ye got him, but get a poor ono and ye'll be glad ye baint bo ljug to iivo wnn nim, tnat's wuat i tcu 'em, but Abner Smith's bere a'most evcry cvenin' latcly, tryin' tcw hcr Patience.' "lle, lie, ne, ni, ni, lii," lauched both jokere, gleefully. "Batter tell him to take thered tasselsoff his boots, Patience," chuckled Unclo Johnny. jNow, Abner was a soro subicct to Putience; tho foppishncss of his drcss, and a ridicu'ous lisp in his Bpeech cavo him nn cffeminatc air tbat to common Benae Pationco waa unbcarable, but Ab ner was too obtuso to bo eho tban ner- sistent, nnd cvening nfter evening be was nsked by niiscbievous Wilkins to 1 Uivo us a Bong, now, Abner." Tben while Abner awung tho red ta8scls to nnd fro, with one kneo over the other, ho kept timo with his foot to the refrain: ' When you Rot old, aud bunpry and cold, i tuwoar, i uopo you'ii lreetu, ireetn, I tbwear, I bopo you'll freetb." Thia was tho awful fnto callcd down upon tbo maidcn in Abncr's sonc for daring to refuBe tho gallant swain who proposed to nllow her to mnrry him. WUklng would jnennwhtle look wlth cycs of mock solemnity and meaning at Patience, who had como to hatc the sound of Abnor's name. So, when Racbel now returned to tbo kitcben, Pationco was glad togct away, to prepare tho vcgetables, and bang tbo pot over grandmother'd fire for tbo boiled dinner; but sho lound here n fresh war cloud, as little Cathorino had 8lipped in somehow, and waa vigoroua ly disputing right of lerritory with grandma, to the last lituit of endurance. (Jatuerine was tbo onlv creat crand- cbild, and fierco indced wcro somo of tbo struggles between tbo cbildisn old couple and tho apoiled four-year-old baby. "Away with ye," cned tho old lady. as Catbarine for tbe third timc Bnatchcd the choicest morsel from grandmother's breakfa9t; " now, will ye go?" giving her a push that sent hcr backward on to the Btone hcartb. " You old lado," said little Catharine vehemently, apringing up nnd Btnrting determinedly for the door, her chubby form alive with fury. " Wait till I get me a Btick and Pll give you ono good licking." Patience locked tho door and was obliged to watch the rcmainder of tbe forenoon, in tbo kitcben, to kecp tno enemy from npproacbing at tbo rcar; but all tbese thlnga bo interfered with tho Eoap boiling tbat it wns lato fore noon before tnoy got tno kettlo irom tbe crane, and set it to cool on the wide beartb. "Now, Pationco," Baid Rachel, "wo'll ladle out tho keg full, and tho rest will cool soon, and tnen it can bo cmptieu into tbo soap trougb, down ceiiar; we'ii wait till cvening nnd have Jool and Wilkins holp. It's bcautiful Boap," sbo ndded, ns Bho scrnped bnck into tbo pnr- ent ruesB tbo snmple tbnt bnd bcen turned over nnd over, with a splinter from tho bircb broom. until its quiver ing consistency hnd oecn pronounced uone. Tho morning work flniBhed up, and dinner ovcr, Racbel hasloncd away to her weaving, whilo l'atlenco drew out tbo flax-wbeel and began splnnlng cnergetically; aa tho thrend rounded upon tho spindlo, sho bogan singiug in ln nasai tones, wuu many Biurs. " Falso Aro tho inon of lilfih depreo, The baser sort are vanltoo, Lald ln a " Ilcro both volco nnd thrcad Bnappcd off with n jcrk aa Abner'a smirklng faco apneared at tbo onen door. Said bo, "I can't sthop loug wlth Pa tienth, for I'm on my way to Bothton, and tbought Pd jsl Bthop in and get n, n, mug of good thidor." Patience, wlth n contemptuous gl'anco at his immaculate attiro, took up tbo cldor pitcher and went dowu cellar, leaving Abner, lcaning with whut ho fondly ibolioved to bo an air of casy graco agalnst tho kitcben tablo. Now grandfathor Alexander bad becn up Btairs, in tbo sparo room, taking his aftornoon nnn; and though oftou ro- rnonstrated wltb, ho Btill iiiBteted tbat bo could go up nnd down Btalra witb tbobeatof 'cra: but on thia unfortu- nato day, ns bo startcd down tbo Btairs, a trcacberous corn-cob lving at tho top, rolled slowly, carrying him with a jolt to tho ncxt stcp. Grnndpn'd jnw drop pcd, nnd his oycB opcned wldo with nmnzcmcnt. "Ob-b-h," lio snid slowly, throwlng his bnuds ngninst tho eldcs of tho nnf row Blalrway, but boforo ho bad fnirly grnsped tho situntiou, tbo cob, with nn ovldont spirlt of ndvcnluro, rolled wlth its bclplcBS vlctim down nnothcr stnir. Moro opcn-mouthcd tban before, grand pa ngafn snid, "Oh-b," nud down tho long, nnrrow Blalrway rolled tho cob. "On, oxclnimed grnudpa, witb nddcd eniphnBis nt cach succcfislvo jolt. As ho ncarcd tho kitcben door, suporsti lioua Abner, hcarlng tho bumps nnd groaus coming eo mystorioualy townid him from tho drcnd somowhoro, begnu bncking fcarlully townrd tho opposito corncr; ncnror nud ncaror cnmo tho awful Bounds, and fnrthcr nnd fnrthcr backcd Abner, till nt tho lnat stcp, grnndpn wns thrown ngninst the door, which flew open nnd prccipltatcd tho old gcutlcmnn out into tho kitchcn. With ono frightencd yoll "Snoofc," ns tho door oponcd, Abnor lonpcd back ward, stumblod nnd nai bclplees in tho soap kotll? just ns tho uproar brought Patienco, Joel, Richel, Wilkins nnd his wifo to tho rcscuo. "Well, wbatin tbo nation, fathor," said Joel. "Ehl" said tho dazed old man, his mouth Btill open wldo as ho snt upon tho floor, stnring from ono to nnotber," "Well, Pll vum for lt,' he niuttercd. ns bo bcgau slowly to collect his acnscs. Seoiug that ho wns not sorlously in jured, they turned thoir nttontion to tho crcst-fnlleu Abner, who wns duly flihcdout, scrnped oiT nnd sent with Wilkins for fresh clothing; but in his Bpasmodio cfforts to gct out, tbo red taB8cls wcro hopolcBaly ruincd, nnd lit tle Abner, ln WilkiuB clothcs, wns glad to escapo witbout secingPatloncc; nnd it is ncedlees to ndd tbnt the jour- ney to uoston wns posipoued. "I'attonce." said Vllkins. tbat cven ing, rcflectivoly, "you'ro tbo flrst girl I ever seo try to get rid of n benu with too much Bof t soap." "No, Mr. Clark," said Patience, "you know as well ns I do tbat Abner Smith gavo himself nll tho soft soap ho needed." "Mjlhor," said Alexander, as they scttled themsolves wlth bruiaed and nchinir limbs beforo thcir blnzinc ilre. "Wo're gottin' old, I declaro for it. 1 duuno tbo timc when 1'vo had scch a tryin' day." B.l Thls Is a truo storv. and no fictl- tlous naines uaed. WOMEN Your Rihts ln srnall, as well as matters of groator rnomont. Jlost every womau ln New f EDgland has usod uiri nnur nnm WELGOME SOAP and knows Its inerlts. Ilaven't you? Wby do you not use It now? Stop and X analyze nat tbe soap. for analysls i sbows TIIAT to bo perfect but tbo roason tbat you havo stopped uslng it. A few inomenta' thougbt wlll abow W you It Is bocause your dealer recom- mends and forces on you somo other W mako. Lie has a roason for dolng tbis. It Is tbat other brands pay larRer proflts, and becauso bo can inake more be does not care tbat you aro obliged to work barder, get less sattsfactory work and Bee your clotbes wear out quicker on account of the lnferior H articlo tbat be sells you. Think of thls and do not be iinposed upon. In- slst on wbat you know is rlgbt and j got wbat you want. Come back acaln to Wolcomo Soap, and you wlll reallzo it bas no equal. -u- Woinnii's Chrlstlnn Tcmpcrniico Union. The meetlnc ot tbe Eiecutlvo Committee of tbe Orange County Woman's Ohristian Union was nelu inursuay, May 13 at four p. m., at the bomo of Mrs. S. W. Morrow iu Randolph. Tbe sosslon Tbursday ovening oponed witb a prayer and praiBe servlce led by MIss Ella M. Blxby of Newbury. l'rayer was ouereu Dy Mrs. Li. tr. Kezer, preaident of Windsor Gounty uuion, atter which MIsb Bixby sang, by request, the solo "I'll go wbero you want me to go, dear Lord." Tbe address of tbe evenine was by the State Fresideut, Mrs. Ida H. Itead of Shel burn, who spoke on "Nineteontb Century Reforms." On Frlday reports woro clvon of the Unlons, Legions and tho dlflerent depart- ments oi worK, wuu paners on lour ol tnoso departmentB. MrB. L. if, Kezer, of Roches ter, "One of These Little Ones,1' by Mrs. C. t. iucumonu, Diaio bupennienuont oi Ilomes for nomeless Childron: "Tho Clgar ette Uabit," by Mrs. L. J, Darllng of New bury! "Sabbatb Observance," by Mrs. M. II. Corwin, State Suporintendont of tbat department. Frlday ovenlnc. aftor the nraver aud praiso Bervico led by Rev. T. A. Iloward of Randolph, the cbildren very beautlfully rondered their temperance bourh, and tbeir recitations were vory much enjoyed. An address on "Streams of I'owor" was dellv- orod by Rev. A. J. Ilougb of White Rlver juncuon. Tbe followlng resolutlons woro adopted: Resolved. 1. That wo thank God for IIIs protoctinc care, permitting tbo assombling and plau nlng for another year of active servlce for Iltui. 2. That wo nlodco ourselvos to actlvo servlce ln overy department of Christlan touinerance worK lonamio. 3. Tbat iu viow of tbo bllghtlng cffect of tho clgaretto hablt, wo do all ln our powor toward onforcing tbo law agalnst tbeir use. 4 Tbat we reallzo tbo sacredness of tbe fourtb commandment, and wlll Btrlve to impross upon tho rlsing cenoration tbo lm nortance of obaervlug and tkeeplug boly tho Ijord's uay. S. That wo expresB thauks to tbo Motho dlat society for it.s courtesle, and to tho Btato ofllcers for tbeir help, to tho Good Templara for thoir presonco aud words of cbcer; to tho citizuns for tbeir hospltallty aud to all who have in any way contrlbuted towaru tno buccobs oi tnis convontiou. K. M. li. Bdcklen's Arnica Balvk. Tlio bost salve iu tho world for cuts. bruisos, sorus. ulcers. salt rliouui, fovor soros, tottor, chappcd lunds, cbtlblalns, coins aud allsklnerup tlons. and noaltlvelv cures nilos. or no nav requlred, It is guarantood to glvo Hatlstuo tion, or money rofundod. Frlco twenty.llvo cenu per uox. oroi salo liy U. Blakely juouipoiiur, vi. ,NVY Thc Illustratcd ' ' Yellow Fellow Year Book, " giving f ttller details and sshowing the variotts '97 models, may be had for thc asking. Finishcd in full orange (The Yellow Fellow) or black, at your C'ption. Thc price is $150, but it always pays in the end to have the best. E. C. STEARNS & CO. , MAKERS. " . Factorics! Dranches: Syracuse, N. Y., Buitalo, N. Y ' Toronto, Ont. San Fkancisco, Cal., For Sale by J, J. WILLIAMS, ; Montpelier, VI. i Montpelier X Havo always borno tbo roputatlon of boincc tbe "Dcst in tho World," and are advertlsod thns. Why ls it so? It is becauso tho old firin of 0. II. Cross W and 0. II. Cross & Son havo mado thom for slxty years. Tho samo work mon havo bakod thom in tbe factory for tbirty yoars. Thoy are Baked in Ovens with Soapstone Bottoms, wblch keeps thom moist, crlsp and tondor a groat while longer tban lf bakod In ovons wlth lron bottoms. As good crackers cannot bo bakod on Iron as on soapstone. Bo suro to call for " MONTPELIER OltAOIC KRS," and you get tho Cnest mado. -MANUFAOTURKD BY- 0 H, CROSS & SON, WHITE MOUNTAINS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE. The New Mt. OpensJuly3. . . Tlio ensc ivith lvliich il is rcacbcd, its puro water, its puro air and great clevation, giving immcdiatei rcli t in caBcs ot hay lever, mako it particularly dcsirablo ub a health re sort. . . . Tlio tablo nnd inusic of the house, and its luxurious appointmeuts arc notablo fcatures, and commend il to tho attcntion of thoso who wish thc best. Concerts by the Orchcstra. l' ullx AVlutnrnltz. ijoiiaiiciur. Mnrnlnir nnfl AtrAiilniF. with rlancei alternRtina wlth. concert pleces. . Couccrt ovory SundayjTight. For llliutrated bookleti, room platn ANDliTtSON & PK1CE, and Wlilte Mountaln mapa wrlio to MimaKt-'rB, Tliroucb cars from MontDOUer to Ilotel grounds. WINTER HOTEL, THE consumption reaps his richest harvest where dis- r HALE'S HONEY OF eases oi the throat HOREHOUND and lungs are neglected. AND TAR If you have ever tried Halc's Honey of Horehound and Tar you know what a safcpuardlt is agalnst throat and lunff troubles. Sold by druggists. I'ike's Tootbache Drops cure in one minute. SUMMER BOARD WANTED II7 tbo tbouaanda ot readers of tho Boston Evening Transcript (No Sundaj lCdltlon). The Greatest Paper in New En- eland for Summer Resort Advertising. 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AICCIIK11Y ItANOE, CltOQUET GltOUNl). 1'ltETTV ItlCYCI.E ItOUTES. Mt. Pleasant House, V II isf. 11. 1'oat and telcgraph offlcei ln the liotol. ORMOND, FLORIDA. A Perfectly Reliable Remedy for Rheumatism 0R Neuralgia Athlophoros ("The ITUe-Wlnner.") Thls remedy uoes to thc root of thc di'sease. It operates on tlic7w, tnusclcs and jointt dlrectly. It cxpels the foison from the system i it invlcor otes the actlon of the muscles and limbcrs tlie Btlftncss o( the iolnts. It reachcs the liver, and ihintys, clcansing them from irritatlne sub stanccs, and rcstorlng the organs to regularlty and htalth. Write (or our TRE&TISE on Rheumatism. per Bottle. All Druggists. The ATHLOPHOROS COMPANV, New Haven, Conn. Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, N. H. Elghty-tblrd year. Bulldlngs new, wlth modorn taclllties. Youuk mon and womeu fittod for any collogo or sclontido school. Colleges admlt on cortiflcate. Throo four yoar courBOB of study ; also oratory, pliyslcal culturo, luiiblo. Students of llmltod meaus recelved on tho " 8100 a year plan." Hegu lar rates very modorato, FallTerm Will Begin Sep.15,1897 Sond for Catalogues, W, H. CUMMINGS, A.M., Princ'l. Spccch for tho Totnlly Dcnf. Tbo bearing chlld just lcnrning to talk is quito unlntclllgiblo at flrst, but gradually tbo organs lcarn thoir lcsson, and uttoranco grows distinct. liul tho car is tho guldo and critlc of thoso carly attompts, Tho doaf cbild, how ovor, hcats no sound, and scos only tho elight movcmcnts of thu Ups and tonguo, nnd can novor lcarn to spoak by liis own unnidod obsorvatlon anu itnitation of thoso molione. Tho lonch or raust furnlsh tho corrcction and training tbat tho car ordinarily sup pllcs. Tho tcaching of spccch to a totnlly dcaf chlld wbo has novor spokcn is truly a wondorful achlovcmcnt. Ho has no conccption of sound, aud can nnvcr havo; for tho only sonso by which ho can bo taught tho cslstcuco of sucb a thing is that of touch, which sitnply glves fiim a knowledgc of tho motions that accompany sound, but aro no moro tbo Bound ltsclf than tho vi brations tbat produco hcat aro tho scn satlon wo call warmth. To traln tho doaf child's organs to tako thoir propcr positions for tho ut toranco of words as unconsciously as thoso of a hoaring porson is a vory slow proccss. Tho dovolopmcnt of any sot of reflex action3 is alaborious task ovon whero mlstakcs can bo recognized nnd corrcctcd by tho learnor himself; iu tbis caso, howovor, tho loarner cannot correct his own crrors, but muBt rtly upon tho alsrt car of his tcacbcr to kccp him from acquiring a wrong set of reflex actious and formiug habits that it will bo almost impossiblo to brcak up. Sido by sido wlth articulation comos tho task of tcaching languago. Imag inoyoursclf in u country whose speech you did not know, and whose iubabi tauts did not undorstand yours. Imag- ino, in auuitton, tnat you werc suddcn ly deprived of your hearing. IIow well do you think you would succced in learning tho now languago? Yot tho congcnitally deaf child is under cvcn a grcator disadvantago than tbis. Ho is not only in a foroigu laud tbo languago of which ho does not understand, but, to begin wltb, bo has no conception of what lancuago is. II c has no lan guago of his own which can be used ns n framework on which nnd by whlcb to build tho now. If ho is more than two years old, ho may have invcntcd for himself n few nntural, gestural signs to indicato isolatcd obiects or tbo simple needs of his body, such as hun gry, tired, thlrsty; but these signs can no moro bo calle'd a languago than the differcnt movomcnts of a dog's tnil nnd cars which indicato his fcclings or his wanls can be dignified bv that name. He has no conception of n structurnlly connccted menns of exprcssion. Is it any wonder, then, if, aftcr some years of instruction, the tcacher occa- sionally linds a sentenco likc this, writ ten by n boy in his journnl aftcr com ing to school ono cold March morning: "Tbo wind is very blew, and I am a lit tle shiver?" Or this substitution of act for imploment: "The man chopped tho ground with his dig, and tho dog hurrahed with his wag?" The irregu laritics and inconsistoncies of Englisb grammar and spelling mako it much barder, of course, to teacb the deaf, and no class of peoplo would bo moro great ly beneflted by a strictly phonetic spoll ing and an excoptionlcss grammar tban they. That the denf child is not frigbt ened by these irregularities is shown by tho reply of n bright little girl when asked to give tho principal parts of Bomo irregular verbs. Saveral were given correctly, and then sho began on another: "Eat ato" sbe paused for n moment in 'tbought, nnd then added, "swallowed." "Spcech nnd Speech- Eeading for tho Deaf," by John Dut- ton wrignt, iu tne january uentury. A Cold-Llooded Girl, " Oh, Mr. Stalato."she said. without taking her eyes off tho clock, "Iwant to nsk you something nbout your tastes in tbo wny of cookery." " I'm charmed to havo you tako such an intoreBt," wnsthe unneces3nrily cnrn- eBt reply. "Do you liko bacon nnd eggs for breakfast?" " Why ar somotimes." "Ihopeyou will sneak frnnkly, be causo if you don't liko thcm wo can tell the servant as soon as she comes down stairs to prepare something clsc." Washington Star. One day Gounod, on entoring tbe room of Rossi, found him tbumping tho piauo witb all his might, but draw ing tbe most discordant noiso from tho instrument. Whnt in tho name of nll tbnt is good nro you playing? asked tho Frenchman. I nm trying to play a new scoro of Wagnor's replied the Italian. But tho score is up side down. That's truo, wns tho rctort; I bad it tho other wny up nt llrst, but couldn't mako head or tail of it, so I tbought I might suc cced in this way. Genkkal IIOltACE roitTEit tells a story of pnssenger who was steering n sbip. The captain toldhim to Btcer for a certain atar and keep the helm stcndy and wcnt down stairs to get a little sleep. Ho had becn snoozing corafort ably for a couplo of hours when his new helmstnan cnino down to bunk and woko him up, saying: "Captain, givo me anothor star to stcer by. I havo passod that one." Lord, pleaso send n turkoy to thls darky for Christmas, prayod n ncgro night nftor nlght. Kouo coming, ho praycd: 0 Lord, send darky to turkoy, and he got ono on tho samo nigbt. Not much done in tbis world without work ing for it. Essex Centkk, Vt. Wo keep Hood's FiLIb in the houao nll tho timo nud whonover I havo n hcadacho I tako a pill nt nlght, nnd in tho morning I nm nll right. I broko out wlth pimplos nnd took Hood'a Sarsaparilla to purify my blood. I havo not bad a piiuplo sluco tbnt timo. My little boy had a soro on his faco. Wo gavo him Hood's Sarsaparilla and it curod him. J. L. Donno. Hood's Pills aro tho only pills to tako with Hood's Sarsaparilla. LEGAL NOTICES, GUAltlJIAN NOTIGi: TO S15I.L KI"AI i:stau:. KTATK Or VKIIMONT, UtSTIIICT or WAB1IIN0T0K, 88. In l'robato Court, hold at Jtontpollor, wlthln And for ld Dlslrlct, on tho lit dar of Jaae, A. II. 18971 MIN03 and IlAHOl,!) K. OUMMINOS.of Mont. pellor, In ald Dlitrlct, mlnor, innken aiipllcatlon lo nald Court for llceiuo to rcII all ot tho real etato of lili lald ward, nltuated In Montpelier. in ahl Ultilct, to witi Tho tntereita ot hli ld waiit ln liome and Jot on ilubbard trcet, reprcsontlnj! that tho fM thbreor, for tho purpdtd otputtlnthe procecdaof aucli Bale at Intoro.Uor lnveitlniitho namo ln stocki orotlior real oitate, would be conduclre to the lntereat of hla aald warda. V liereupon, It la ordered by ald Court, that aald aii pllcatlon bo rcfcrred to a aeision thereof, to bo helu Ht tbo l'robate Ofllco, ln eaid Slontpcller, on tbo lat (lay of July, A. 1 1897, for hoarlne Biid dcclslon thercon i and lt Is further or" ilered, that all i.craona lntereated be notlfled borcof.by tmbllcatloii of notlceof aald appllcatlon nnd onlor thereon thrco weoka aucccsalvely ln tho Jermont Walehman A- Slale Journal, n newan. per liubllabed at aald Montpelier, and wblch clr. culafea In the nolKbborboocf of Ithoao lntercsted, before aald tline of hearing, that thoy inayappear at aald tlmo and placo, nnd, Ir they aee cause, oblect tbereto. iij tbo Court, Attoat, S7-59 IIIltAM OAltLETON, JudRe. ouahdiax notici: to sui.l iiual US'TATli, fStAtn oi VKnstohT, UiSTinor oir Washington, bs. In l'robate Court, hold at Montpelier wlthln and for aald dlatrlct. on tbe 31st day of May, A. I) iw. Danlel lt. Culvcr, Kuardlan of MAKV 11, Hlf AT TUCK, of Kaat Montpelier In aald dlatilct, an Insana person, makea appllcatlon to said court for llcenso to eell all of tbe real oitato of his aald ward sltuated ln liist Montpelier, In aald Dlatrict, to wlt: lloma place conalstlnR of about flfty tbree acrea of land and bulbllUKS tbereou, reprejentlnit that tho sale thereof, for the purposo of puttlnit tho proceeilsot euch saloat lntoreat or lnvestlni! the eame In atocka or other real estate. would be conauclve to the ln terests ofbls said ward. Whercupoii.lt Is ordered by said Court that said appllcatlon be roferred toa sesslon thereof, tobebcld at tbe l'robate Onice, ln aald Montpelier ou tho 18th day of June, A. 1. 1S97, for hearlnjf an declslon tlicroons and, lt Is further pidered. tbat all persons Interested be notlfled hereof.br publlcatloii of notice of said appllcatlon and order thereon, throo weeks successlvely In the lermonl Walehman and State Journal, publlshed at said Montpelier, aud whlcb clrculates ln tho nelKh borhood of thoae Interested before said tlme of hearing, that they may appsar at said tline and placo and, lf they soe cause, oblect tbereto. liy tho couri.-Attest. ' t 1IIKAM CAIlLEro.V, Judge. GUAltI)IA NOTIUi; TO S12LL IlKAIi i:stati:. STATK OP Vh I1MONT. DlgTItlOT OF 'ASUl!.aTOIf, 88. Iu l'robate Court, hold at Montpelier, wlthln and for said Dfstrlct.ou tho 7th day of June, A.I). 1697: ,,-tdwln Andrews, Ruardlan of Carl M.Andrews of llerliu, ln aald .Dhtrlct, a mlnor, makea appllcatlon to aald court for llccnae toacll all of tbe rc al estato of bls said ward, eltuated Iu llorllu, ln said Dlslrlct, tp wlt: About ono acre of land and bulldlnEs thereon, repreaentlnz tbat tbo sale thereof, for tCa purposo of puttlng the proceeds of such sale atln terestorliivestlngthesaine in stocksor other real estato, would be conduclve to tbe.lnterests of hli said ward. liereupon, lt Is ordered by said Court, tbat said appllcatlon be relerrod toasusslon tbcro. of. to be beld at tbo l'robate Olllce.ln said Mont pelier, on tbo 21th day of June, A. D. Ii7, for hearing and declslon thereon; and, lt ls further or dered, that all persons Interested bo notlfled hereof. by publlcatlou of notice of said appllcatlon and order thereon, threo weeks auccesslrelr ln the iermont Walehman State Journal, publlshed at lald Montpelier, and whlch clrculates fu thevlcln ltyof those Interested beforo said tlme of hearing. tbat they may appear at said tlmo aud p!ace, aud, lf they see cause, oblect tbereto. Ily the Court Attost. 56-55 IIIltAM CAHLET0.V, Judae. KSTATJ3 OF JAMKS It. LASGUOS STATK OP VEUMONT. I)I8TItI0T OF WABUINOTOIf, B8. In l'robate Court, beld at MontpeUer, ln and for aald Dutrict, on tbe 6tb day of June, A,U. 1897; Davld i. Kanlett aud Albert luttle. Trust ces of a fund created by the last wlll and testameutof JAMliS lt. I.ANODOX, late of llerlln, In said Dlatrict, ricccased, lt belnga fund created for the benollt of Calra lt. Nlcholas. late of llerlln, ln aald Dlatrict. durlng her natural llfo, al.o baving been deceased, present tbeir trustee ac count for exaiulnatlon aud allowance, aud make appllcatlon for a decree of dlitrlbutlon nnd partltlon of said f uud. Whereupon. lt Is ordered by said Court, that aald account and said appllcatton bereferredtoa sesslon thereof to be beld at the l'ro bate Ofllce, ln said Montpelier, ou the 29th day of June, A, D. 1997, for hearing and declslon thereon; and, lt ls further ordered, that notice hereof be given to all persons Interested by publlcatlou of tho eame three weeka auccesslvefy ln the Vermont iVatchman f State Journal, a newspaper publlshed at Montpelier, previous to said tlme lappolnted for hearing, that they may appear at said tlme and place and ehow cause, lf any they may have, why aald account eboutd not be allowedand such decree made. Ily the Court Attest, ib-58 IIIltAM UAULKTON, Jadge. KSTATK OF 'VVILI.IA31 1'AltSONS. STATK OF VKRMONT. DisTnicT or Wasuinoton, bb. In l'robato Court, beld at Montpelier, In and for aald Dlstrlct, onthe 17th day of May, A.I). 18971 Ollbert T. Mllei,- Admiulatrator of the eatate ot W1LLIAM l'AUSONS, late of Middlesex, ln aald Dlatrict, deceased, makea appllcatlon to aald Court, for licenae to sell all ol the real eatate of said deceased. sltuated ln Middlesex, ln said Dlstrlct, to wltt Home place, so called, also tho Walllng place, so called, represeutlog that tbe sale tbereot ls neccaaary for tbe parment of the debts of said deceased, and the expense of administratlon of his estate. Whereupon, lt ls ordered by said Court that said appllcatlon bo referred to a sesslon thereof, to be held at the l'robate OfUce, ln said Montpelier, onthe 23th day ot June, A. D. 1897, for hearing and declslon thereon; and, lt ls further ordered, that all persous Interested be notlfled hereof, by f ubllcatton of notice of said appllcatlon and order hereon tbree weeks successlvely ln tbe Vermont Watehman d State Journal, a newspaper publlshed at Montpelier, ln thia etate, and whlch clrculates ln the nelgliborhood of those Interested, before said tlmeof hearing, that they may appear at said tlme and place, and, lf they see cause, object tbereto. Uy tbe Court. Attest, 56-58 IIIltAM 0AKLKTON, Jndge. KSTATK OF AI.11E11TD. HAHNA11D, STATK OF VKnUONT, DIBTHICT OF WASU1NUT0N, 89. In l'robate Court, held at Montpelier, ln and for aald Dlstrlct. on the 7th day of June.A.D. 1897: Meury N. UuscueU, Administrator of tbe estate of Albert I. lUrnard, late of Waitsfield, in aald Dlstrlct, deceased. presents his adralulstratton account for examluatlon and allowance, and makes appllcatlon for a decree of dlstrihutlon and fiartltton of the estate of said deceased. Whereupon t ls ordered by said Court, that said account and said appllcatlon be referred to a seaslou thereof, to be held at the l'robate Offlce, ln aald Montpelier, on the 1st day of July, A. D. 1397, for hearing and decls lon thereon: And, it la further ordered, tbat no tice hereof be glven to all persons Interested by f ubUcatlou of the aame tbree weeka auccesslvely ln he Vermont Watehtnan State Journal, a newspaper niihllfthnil Ht Mnnt,ttlfir. HTHTlnnl tn milrt tlmn nn polnted for hearing, that they may appear at aaid tune ana piace, anu auow cauae, u any iney may have, why aaid account ahould notbe allowed ana aacu uecree inane. Ily tho Court. Attest. 56-58 IIIltAM 0AKLKT0N, Judge, KSTATK OF OltltlX lt. l'OTTEIt. STATK OF VKBMONT. DisTiuoT of Washington, es. In l'robato Court, beld at Montpelier, lu and for aald Dlstrlct. on tbe 7th day of June, A. D. 18971 Ueorge E. llolltstor. Administrator of the estate of OKHIN II. l'OTTElt, late of Marshfield, In aald Dlstrlct, deceased, presents his administratlon accouut for examluatlon and allowance, and makes appllcatlon for a decree ol distrlbutlon and partltlon ot tbe 'estate ot said deceased. Whereupon. It la ordered by aald Court. tbat said account and said ap pllcatlon be referred to a aession tbereot, to be hefd at tbe l'robate Ofllce, ln aald Montpelier, onthe '.'oth dayof June, A. I). 1897, tor hearing and declslon tbereou: And, lt ls further ordered, that notice iiereof be glven to all persons luterested.'br publlca catlon of tbe aame tbree weeka auccesslvely tn the publlshed at Montpelier, previous to said tlme ap polnted for hearing, that they may appear at said tline aud place and sbow cauae, lt auy they may lermont ttaienman v oiare Journal, a newspaper have. whr said accouut ahould not bo allowed. and auch decreo mado. Ily the Court.-Attest. IIIltAM CARLKTOX, Judge. 56-Mj COMMISBIONEUS' OTI0E. KSTATK OF BIOSKS A. l'AhJtKIt, The undcrslgned, haviug been appolnted by the Houorable l'robate Court for the Dlstrlct ot Wash ington, commtsaloners to recelve, examlne and ad just all clalms and demauds of all persous afratnst tho estate of MuSES A. I'AI.MKlt, late of Walts Held, ln said Dlstrlct, deceased, and all clalms exhlulted ln nlfset tbereto, hereby give notice that we wili meet for tbe ptirposeaaforesaid at the house ot Wllllam I'almer, lu the towu ot Waitsfield, ln aald Dlstrlct. ou tbe 2bth day of June and 27th day ot N'ovembur uext. from one o'clock r. lt., until llve o'clock r. M., each of aald days, and that alx moutha from tl e 27th day of May, A, I). 1897, ls the tlme llintted by aald Court for said credltora to prcseut tbclr clalms to us for examlnaUon and allowance. Dated at Waitsfield, thls 7th day of June, A, D. 1897. 11EN11V N. IIUSHSKLL,lr , . 5IW8 ObOAK Q. EAIO.N, ' Oommlsslonera. G PER CENT BONDS. foii ii:rosrroRS anu invkstohs. Somo know aud others liavo to loarn, tbat if you lnveBt in school, town or county bouda you havo a stire tliiuR. The saft&t and best, in suma of 8200 to 81000, run from 2 to 10 yenrH. Don't deposit or inveat until you see E. E, IlLAKEtiY. Send for lufor uiation at Montpelier, Vt. IVOTIOK.-Thla rertlfles that I have thia day ! glven my eon, Udgar II. Ilerlinan, hla tlmo durlug hla mlnorlty, aud that I ahall pay no debts of hla coutracttug or clatm uone of his earnlnga from thls date. JAMES 1IE1UMAN. Duxbury, Vt., May , 1897.