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VERMONT WATOHMAN & STATE JOUKNAL, WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 1897.
5 SOc. and$t. All Drnfelsts. S": TARRAHT & CO., Chemlsts, New York. liiiiiiiiiiiaiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiaiaiaimiiiiiiaiuiiiiiiiiau TOWN CORRESPONDENCE, JTJSaiS Or lXTUllKST-VJlltStliAL AXJi (lliSEllAL. Burro. L, M. Avotill lias gono to Peak's Island tor a brlcf vacatlon. Prof. A. W. Pelrce of Franklin, Maes., was ln town last wook. Tho Burns Olul) held a plcnlo ln Calcdo nla grovo last Saturday atternoon. Rev. Jauios Cull of Brattleboro wlll preacu for tho Baptlsts noxt Bnnday. Charles Graves of Burlington lias boen appolntod ono of tho loague umplres. Mrs. T. G. Whltehlll and son vlslted last week ln Peacham and St. Johnshury. Mlss Anna Itonfrow of Peacham was tho guest of Mrs. Bertha Durkee last week. Thouias Cavo, Jr., has been ln Now York during tho past wook on a buslnoss trlp. Barre lost tho flrst league Ramo wlth the Vergennes team last ThurBday by a score of 15 to 14. Mrs. F. G. Ilowland has been vUlttng a brother at Belfast, Me., durlng tho past woek. Mrs. B. n. Wells and daughterB are at South Woodbury for a stay of a tnonth or inore. Thomas n. Cave, Jr. has boen appointed asslgneo of tho Insolvent estato of Wllllaru II. Clough. "Bram" Sniith has boen discharged froin Conipany E for non-attondance at the weekly ilrllla. Among tho star attractlons at tho trottlng park August 22, wlll be "Robert J." and "John B. Gentry." Dr. and Mrs. 0. F. Carnp aud Dr. and Mrs. 0. W. Steelo were at thelr cottago at Berlin pond last week. A son was born last Thursday to Mr. and Mrs. John Paul, and a son the samo day to Mr. and Mrs. Alexander La Olalr. Mrs. II. K. Bush and daughters Maud andLUUan are at the Glens FallB Hotul, Lake Morey, for a stay of four weeks. Rev. W. R. Davenport was ln Torouto, Ont., last week, as a delegate to the Inter natlonal Epworth Loague Conventlon. The clty of Barre offered a reward of S100 for the recovery of tho body of Jarnes Inglls, the lad drowned last Wednesday. Mrs. II. A. Ilolt and two chlldren are vlsiting ln Brattleboro. Later they wlll go to Old Orchard Beach for several weeks. John Y. McKenna, formerly ln the oin ploy of A. A. Stnith, left last week for Af rlca, whero he expects to llve ln the futuro. S. S. Ballard was in Detrolt, Mlcb., last week as delogate from Vermont to the Na tlonal Convontlou of the Republlcan clubs. Rev. J. G. Stevens of Montreal 1s to sup ply the pulplt of the Presbyterian church whlle Eev. Mr. Mltchell is away on a vaca tlon. Both the Barre and Vergennes base-ball tearaa have entered a protest agalnst the anpointment of Mr. Brown as a league um plre. Rev. J. A. Sherburna occupled the pulplt of Beddlng church last Bunday in the ab aence at Toronto, Ont., of Rev. W. R. Dav enport. Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Bruce and Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Mackle went last week to Cleve land, Ohto, ezpectlng to be absent ten days or more, George D. Mltchell of Buckaport.Me.. has opened a dental oflice ln Bolster block, ln the rooms formerly occupled by the 0. H. More company. The Vergennes excurslon of whlch inen tlon ls made elsewhere, 1s to be Baturday, Jnly 31, instead of Baturday, July 24, as tateu in tne janierprue oi ims weeK. F. W. Stanyan, superlntendent of the Barre rallroad, is Boon to move to Mont- Eelier to reside. He has stored hls house old f urniture ln the block on Depot square, Mrs. E. W. Gumings and daughters Lucy, Susle and Meta, and Mlss Geneva Carpen ter, MIbb Bessle Wheatley, Earl Parker and James Ilowe were at Lake Morey last week. Bouth Main street was flooded early last Wednesday rnornlDg by tho breaking of the water main. The highway was badly gullled before the break was dlecovered and stopped. The most strenuous efforts have been made durlng the past week to 11 nd the body of little James Inglls, who was drowned last Wednesday afternoon, but so far wlth out Buccess. A grand stand wlth a seating capacity of four hundred is to be erected on the hlll at Central fcPark. The prlce of admisslon to this grand stand wlll be placed at the low flgure of ten cents. Slnce Barre has been admltted lnto the Northorn Base Ball League an admisslon fee of flfteen cents for ladles 1b charged for the ball gamea. Thls rule prevails in every other town in the league. Dr. G. M. Scribner has complalned to the Board.of Health of the sanltary arrange ments of the Bpauldlng High School. Dr. Scribnor alleges that the cremation of the school sewerage is a public nulsance. The Barre base-ball team will play the South Bostons at Barro this afternoon, the Plattsburg team at Burlington on Thurs day, the ItutlandB ln Barro next Baturday and the Rutlands ln Rutland August 3. The annual daily excurslon to tho quar jiea was put on last Monday. This traln now leaves Barre dally at 1:30 p. m., arriv ing at Barre on the retnrn trip at 3:30. The fare for the round trlp from Barre ls twenty flvo cents. The dlfflculties which it was thought would reault in lsaulng anlnjuuctlon by the clty of Barre agalnst the Barre & Mont pelier Traniactlon and Power Company are ln a fair way to be removed, and it is prob able that no injunction will be served. The caae of Feter Recorllla agalnst John Frizzetti, to recover 820 due for work done on a inonuinent, was trled on Monday ln clty court before Judge Barney. G. T. Swasey appearnd tor the plalntlff and 11. A. IToar for the defendant, Judgmentwas reserved. A clvil servlce examination for the grades of clerks and carrlers in the clty poat-ofllce wlll be held at the Spalding Graded School buildlncr Thursdav. Autrust 12. A1I who ln- tend to compete for thoso positlons should apply to MIbb Kato E. West at the poat-oftlce ror uianus. The base ball team from Fort Ethan Al len and the Third Onited Statea Cavalrv Band falled to appear in Barre last Satur- aay aiternoon as auvertiseu. it 1b stated that thev were at the fort Btatlon readv to come, but because of some nilaunderstand- lng tho traln did not stop tbere. Tho Central Vermont rallroad wlll sell excurslon tlckets from Barre to Burlington Headache 1 derangement of the 3 stomach, torpid liver, or constipation can be 5 readily cured by a2 pleasant draught of 2 Tarrant'sSeltzerAperi- 2 ent taken before break- 2 fast and on retiring at 2 niglit. 2 8 and return, to-day, for 81, fnr tho benoflt of thoso wishlug to attond tho lluld day of tho Cathollo societies to bo hold at Iloward Park. A spocial traln wlll bo run, leaving Barro at olght o'clock thls mornlng, return ing, leavo Burlington at slx o'clock thls evenlng. James Rlley was arrested last Bunday by Ofllcer Spear for lntoxlcatlon. Boforo Jus tlco Scott, Baturday mornlng, ho was flnod, wlth costs, 812.01, whlch he pald. The same day John Brossett was arreatod by Ofllcer Spear for broach of the peaco, for whlch ho settled with Justlce Scott Monday mornlng for 87.61. James, the olght-yoar-old son of George IngliB, was drowned last Wednesday noon ln Gunuor brook, near tho foundry of Whlt comb brothers. lle was sittlng on tho Montpelier & Wells Rivor rallroad bridgo and fell iuto the Btroain. Wilson Marshal plunged In after hlm and tn.ido u desperato offort to roscue hlm, but the Bwlft curront earrled the lad beyond hls reach. Georgo II. Ankor of Barro and Mlss Kath erlro Carnoy of Watorford, N. Y., were marrled last Wednesday ovonlng at tho honie of W. G. Gerinain of Waterford, by Rev. W. II. Groot of Glovorsvlllo, N. Y., asslsted by Rev. Frederlck Lansdown, pa.s tor of tho Methodlst church ln that clty. On thelr return from thelr weddlng trlp Mr. and Mrs. Anker wlll reside at No. 20 East Btroot. At tho meotlng of tho inanagors of tho toams ln tho Northern Base-ball League, held last woek at Burlington, It was voted to adtnit Barro to tho loague. A resolutlon to hire two leaguo umplros was adoptod and Mr. Brown of Barre will probably be Becurod as ono of those. It was voted that any playor who juraps hls contract wlll not be allowed to play wlth any othor club in tho league excopt by tho consent of tho uiauagemcnt of the team whlch he leaves. The body of James O'ConnorB, whoso sudden death was mentlonud last week, was taken to Waterbury last Sunday where f uneral servlces wero held from the Catho ltc church with Rev. Father W. J. O'Sulll van of Montpelier, ofllclatlng. Mr. O'Con iiers leaves & brother In Swanton and a sls ter in Yonkers, N. Y. He was a natlve ol Ireland and had been ln thls COUUtry for forty years, thlrty yearfl of whlch ho had been a sectlon boss on the Central Vermont rallroad. He leaves an estate valued at about 85,000. The excurslon that is to bo run Saturday, July 21, to Burlington and Vergennes, un derthe ausplces of the Odd Fellows and Daughters of Rohekah of Barre, Montpelier and Waterbury will be ono of the most ln interesting of any of tho excursions that have beon run on Lake Cham plain thls season. Further partlculars of the trlp may be found in the Montpelier Items. This excurslon Is suro to bo largely patronized, and none of the features that have inarred tho pleasure of former excursions to New York points will bo found. Arraugo to take a day off and onjoy the trlp. The elghteenth annual soB.sIon of tho grand lodgo of tho Knights of Honor was held in Barre last Wednesdav. There was a good attendance of past grand ofilcers and deiegates, and about twonty now members took the grand lodge degrees. The report of tho secretary showed that the order was not loBing ground In the state although the membershlp is increaslng very slowly be cause of the hard tlmes. Durlng the past yoar a lodgo has beon lnstltuted at Hard wick with twenty-five new membera. ThiB order has been in existence in Vermont elghtoen years. and during that time more than 8100,000 has been paid out on boneflt certlflcates. A roaolution was adonted ox- tendlng sympathy to Hon. Allen L. Peaae of Hartford, in hls long conttnucd illness. He was elected treasurer for the Uttoontli tlme. The followlng ofllcorB for the year en sulng were elected: Grand dlctator, Willlam Wetherbee ot St. Johnsburv: nand vice- dlctator, Edward S. Munger of Putney; grand aaalstant dlctator, Addison G. Stone oi wallingford; grand treasurer, Allen U. Peaae of Hartford; grand reporter, Colllns S. Flper of Brattleboro; grand chaplaln, Frank Carruthors of Bellows Falls; grand guide, Bradley C. Newell of Jacksonville; grand guardlan, A. K. Carr of Middlebury; grand sentlnel, R. D. Doollttle of Vernon; grand trustee lor three years, W. A. Cun- ningnam oi israuieuoro; aupreme represen tative, Jake Hevman of Rutland: Btandlncr committeea: On laws, Henry Clark, D. D. iuso, ii. w. wormen; on nnance, a. j. Marahall, Harry Rowe, Thomas Rickaby; on state of the order, Jake Heyman, Frank A. Bond, Henry Clark. KaBt Montpelier, F. M. Johnson of Boston. who has been vlsltlng at the home of Dexter Tavlor. has returned to Boaton. Maater Frank Cleveland of Somervllle. Mass., is vlsltlng at the home ot hls aunt, mrs. Ausim xempieion. Cards are out announclnir the marrlace of Hattie M. Foster to Dr. K. L. Cleavea Wedneaday evenlng, July 28. The Eureka Granite Quarry. Company is about to erect another large derrick on thelr quarry to enable them to more auccesafully handle thelr increaslng buslnoss. North Montpelier. ftnnrrrA V. Rlttlnv la tn altlit ilnwn lita woolen factory for two weeks the firat of August to give hia help a vacatlon. Allle M. Cate during our buttor maker'a abaence has very Batisfactorlly taken charge of the buttor maklng at our creamery. Our popular butter maker, E. C. nillla, ls away at hls home ln New York upon a two weeka' vacatlon. Some ot hia frlends here have beon aurmtBtng that there may bo a drawlng attractlon there entlrely outildo hls home. Tho first of a seriea ot match gainos of base ball ls to come off upon tho new grounds ot our club on the premlaoB of E. E. Pray between our nlno and tho Plain field team next Saturday afternoon at two o'clock aharp. An admisslon fee ot lifteen cents for gentlemeu (ladles tree) is to be charged to aid the boya in the purchuao of unitorms. Let there be a goneroua turnout. Knat Calais. Rev. M. B, Davenport, a tormor pastor, proached here last Bunday afternoon. Inez N. French dled last week Tuesday at Blnghawpton, N. Y., of typhoid fever. Mlss French was born ln Glover ln 1803, and when nulto young came here to her mother's girlhood home, her father, Dean G. French, worklng for Beveral yeara ln the dry goods store of Z. G. Plerce. Four yeara ago ahe went to Blnghampton. N. Y., to llve with her aunt, Mrs. Phlla Marah. Pro vlous to golng there, ahe had spent three yoars ln Europe, two and a halt yoars at a Leipzlg conservatory of uiusic, and slx months In Parls. Bho had alao spent three years ln Boston ln the study ot muslc, ilt ttng herselt for teachlng. She had a nat ural taste not only for muslc, but llterature and the arts, and the Blnghampton papers speak very hlgbly ot her abllltles. WusliliiKton. L. D. Tlllotson ls bulldlng n barn on hls moadow land. Itoyal Ordway ls addlng n barn to hls othor prcmlsoB. Mrs. S. E. Carpentor ls vlsltlng rolatlvcB and frlondn ln Barro and Montpelier. Crlchton Cnrpontor 1h otigagod for tho haying soason by A, T. Nowman. Frod LnBarron aud famlly of Wolcott vlsltod at 13. F. Browu's last woek. Mlss Borthn Brownoll of Provldonco, R. I., ls boardlng at Davls Uoughton'a. Posttnastor McAUIstor ls 111 with bron chttls and undor troatmont by Dr. Hayoa of Graniteville Somo oxcoodlngly flno clay is found along our Htroama that would mako tho bost of brlck, Mnrnlmll Morrlaotto la drlving stftgo for 1'. C. WaBon, and ia negotlating for tho pur chaso ot tho routo from lioro to Barre. WAS11INOTON MAttBLR. Prof. 0. H. RIchardBon, secretary of tho Vermont Toachora' Assoclatlon, sunds to tho Watciiman tho followlng regardtng Washington marblo, whlch wlll bo read wlth speclal Intorest: Durlng the past throo yoars I have uo tlcod inany BtatomontB ln tho Watciiman concorning tho WaBhington marblo, often orronoously called "granlto." It has led rno to vlslt noarly all tho marblo and gran ite quarrlos of Vermont and Now Hamp ehlre and to carry samples of tho rock through tho central and westorn states. Tho Washington marblo ls a chrystalllne limoatono of ilner graln, rnoro compact tox turo, groator Bpeclllc gravlty, and capablo of belng cut to llner odgo than any granlto on tho inarket. On tho highly pollshed aur faco it takos a lettering Iegtblo at a groator dlstance than any known rock. 'ihls ls provon by coinparlson wlth moro than flvo thousand monumonts in central and west orn Btatos. The dark Bteol gray and blulsh varletles, as well as tho banded and lnot tled, hammor white, bo that when cut lnto bases they form a strlklng contrast with tho pollshed dio upon which tho inscrlptlon ls placed. Tho ordlnary marbles, largely car bonatoa ot llmo and magnosia, soon becomo dull and corrodod wlth vogotatlon and tho susquinoxide of iron, but pieces cut from this marblo sevonty-llvo yeara ago are stlll ltvely and untarniBhed. No rock so stoutly roBists docomposltlon nnd alteratlon by tho actlon of tho atmosphoro aa quartz, and theslllclouBcharacter of thtspecullar marblo makes it pre-oinlnontly titted for all struc tural and ornamontal purposes. Some con tend that it is only a surface formatlon of Buiall area, but lt extends lnto Uanada on the North and Massachusotts on tho south wlth the hlghest and best devolopment ln Washington. It has a moan depth ot be tween llve aud slx thousand feot, honce the supply la lnexhaustlble. It only requlres capltal lutorested and rlghtly haudled to mako thls new industry a aource of great woalth to Orange county and the state of Vermont. Brookfield. There was no proaching servlce at tho Second church on Sunday mornlng, as tho pastor, Rev. C. II. Morse, ls taklng a short vacatlon. Mr. Morse, with his famlly, has been spendlug a fow days wlth relatives in Albany. Rev. George Howe, brother of Mrs. Georgo Mason, ofllciated at the First church on Sunday afternoon. Tho "Lake Viow" houso, so named by tho new proprlelor, BolotiiOil SpiltUi la rocelv ing an oncouraglng amount of patronag5. Mrs. Annette Grlswold, who recent ly returned from Uxbrldge, Masa,, goes to Plainfield thls week to spend a fow weeks with hor daughter, Mrs. Abbott." George Crane has nearly comploted the re pairs upon hls house. Tho Good Templars held a "clrcnlatiug library" so cial wlth Mrs. Fred Ladd on Saturday evenlng. Tbere was a large attendance and a very pleasant tlme ls reported. A part of tho town was visltod by a very hoavy thunder shower on Saturday. A barn belonging to Georee Nlchols was struck by lightntng and Bomowhat shatter- eu out not Durned. The lainiiy oi Martin Fllnt had very pleasant famlly re unions here and at Snowsvllle last week. 1 News was recelved last week of the sudden death of Ernest, son of George Rice, formerly of thls place. IIo, with hia brother, came upon hls wheel to vlslt rela tives in thls town, and upon hia return he was overcome oy tne neat anu uieu at Man chester, N, H. jtasi lirooKuoia. Mrs.Ida Sprague and Mrs. Clara Carvor of Montpelier are vlsltlng at J. H. Spraguo's. Mrs.uattlo Jjamson anu daughter oi Randolph are vlsltlng at D. M. Engllsh's. z Dr. E. G. Sprague, a former Brook field boy, who for three years haa been lo- cated at Rumney, N. H., in the nractice of medicine, went, on Thursday, to New York Clty, where he wlll spend sevoral weeka pursuing a post grauuate course. , Waltor I. Sweet went last week to Tun bridge where ho will work dnring the hay Beason. 1 Charles Robs of Barro ia worklng for D. B. Buck. Mra. J. H, Sprague and daughter, Mlss Hattie, re turned from Rumney, N. II., on Wednea day of laat week. Mlaa Ollve Brown, who haa been spendlng several weekB with her aunt, Mrs. van B. Carpentor, returned to her homo in Tilton, N. H., on Thursday of laat week. Mra. C. W. Fiaher, wlth her two daughters ot Worcester, Masa. came last Frluay to vlslt her slster, Mrs, Gertrudo Jackson. Mrs. J. Q. Angell, wlth her daughter and grandaon of Gays ville, spent Sunday at J. M. Angell's. Mlss Jennle Peck of Burlington ls the guestof Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Bige low. Olaronco W. Bannlster ia mak lng extensive repaira on and about hia barn. Mr. and Mra. Wesley Ohapman of Everott, Maas., are expected thls week for a weokB' vlslt at W. F. Medcalt'a and A. D. Reed's. Mrs. Chapman will be pleasantly remembered as Mlss Mary Reed, formerly of thia place. East Corinth. Eaat Corinth Creamery paid Ita patrons Blxteen cents for June butter. ; On ac- couut of the raiu on Wednesday, tho lawn Earty was poatponed one week, and wlll be eld thia evenlne. the 21st. M1br Martha R. Smith of Cambrldgeport, Masa., ia vlaitlng frlenda ln town. Thore wlll bo an ontertalnment ln the school hall on Tueaday evenlng, July 27, for the bene flt of the library. It ls a worthy object, and all are cordlally Invitod to attond. Farmers are,buslly engaged ln .haying, and all aro cutting an unusually large crop thls year. West CorlutU. Mrs. Stlllman Wlcglus ls In very poor health. Etta Southick and Bertha Sargent ot East Barre are Btopplng thls week among thelr rolatlvea here. Mra. Abblo McKenney of East Richford re cently pald her brother, R, H. Wllliama, a two-weeks' vlslt. c Cora Magulre has gono to Vershire to work. Her brother leorge, the atage-driver, ia taklng lodglnga at E. L. Btlle. A hoavy thunder shower, with some hall, awopt over here last Saturday, doing consldorablo damago to the roads in sevoral places. Middlesex. George Whito has gono to Washington to vlsit with hls nephew, Oacar Whlto. JoBeph Hlll and Frank Dow are maklng qutte extensive ropalra on the scalea owned by H. B. Nlchols. Herbert and John Eagan of Rlchardaon & Allon's forco at Barro, spent Sunday at thelr home tn town. Mrs. Danlol WUUngton ot Fltchburg, Mass., ls stopplng wlth W. A. and M. A. Newhall, her brothera, There ls a potltlon In clrculatlon asklng the Beloctmen to lay a sidowalk on the right hand slde of the Btreet leadlng to the depot Lot the good work go on. Harry M. Graves of tho Trantcript, who atarted to go to Fayston on Monday, broke hls whoel noar here, and made us an after noon vlslt in conscquonce. Tho recent high water caused consldor ablo damago to roads, hay and crops ln gen eral. Malla were lato, and the atage was unable to make lta trlp to Waitsfield on Wedneaday nlght, leaving instead, at flve a, m. on Thursday. Roynl makca the tood purc, wliolesomc and dellclous. POWDEB Absolutol Puro ROYAl BAKIhQ POA'DCR CO., NEW YOfiK. WaltBllold. John Dapllssls ls vlsltlng ln New Uainp ahiro thls week. Choney Prontlss of Northfield ls vlsltlng frlends in town. Elmor TraBk and famlly are vlsltlng at Goorgo Wallaco's. Mlss Gertle Morlarty of Waltham, Mass., ls ln town vlsltlng her many frlenda. Tho lnfaut chlld of Ed. Coraoy dlod laat week and was taken to Lincoln forburlal. Matt B. Jonea returned to Boston on Sat urday. IIo Is to go lnto tho law oflice of FlBh, Ulchard9on& Starrow. The land slido In South Fayston ls at tractlng tho peoplo now days. About flvo hundred poople wore up toseo lt ln ono day. Matllda, wlfe of John Stowart, dlod last Wednesday aftor a long and very paluful UlneBB wlth dropsy, agod forty-aevon yoars. Ilor f uneral was hold from hor Iate homo on Thursday, Rov. E. 8. Flsk ofllclatlng. She leaves a husbaud and four chlldren to mourn her Ioss. The ball gamo on Saturday between tho Warron and Waitsfield boys was a ttnely contestod gamo our boys dolng Bome llno floldlng and somo suporb base throwlng. It was excellent all-round playlng. At the bat thoy wore " Oh, my," and yot tho War ren boys, ignorlng all tho good qualltles, boat by a scoro of 23 to S. Abljah Whltcomb paasod away last Frl day at tho asylum at Watorbury. His re maina wore brought hore Saturday and the funeral was from hls lato homo on Sunday, Rev. A. B. Enrlght olllciating. Mr. Whit comb had been lusane for several years and was takon to the nsyhim last Tuoaday bo that ho could have bettor caro, as his daughter, Mrs. Willlam 8trong, who had carod for hlm bo long and falthfnlly, had becomo bo worn out that lt was lmposslblo tor hor to caro for hlm longor. In golng to the aaylum he took a sovero cold whlch tormlnated in pueumonia. Mr. Whltcomb was a life-long resldent of thls town and was highly reapected. Tho hoavy raln of July 12 and 13 ralaed tho rlver bo that on Wednesday lt was lilghcr than at any tlmo slnce 18G9, The JaiorB to mlll property aud roads and to tho standing ciC waV$Ft,,1?1,ifie- , Th,S ilume and penstock at C. ' m l was taken out, tho Iron brldge bolow llnga' mlll waa swept away, the dam and pouatock at S. J. Dana & Son's mlll was washed away and part of M. L. Rlchard son's mlll-dam was earrled away. A large washout occurrod in the embankment at Wllliam Palmer's inill pond. Tho abut ment of the covered bridgo noar Seaver's mlll was washed out, dropping one ond of tho bridgo about flve feet. The meadows along the rlver were all overflowed, rulnlng hundredB of tons of hay and a large amount of other standing crops. Tiibke Is a time for overvthincr: and the time to attond to a cold is when lt atarts. Don't walt until you have consumptlon but prevent lt by ustngOne Mlnute Cough Cure, the great remedy tor coughs, colda, croup, bronchltla and all throat and lung troubea. w. k. ierriii ec uo. Fayston. John McCauehtn 1b 111 wlth Intlammatlon ot the bowels, Mlsses Katio and Emma McKav and Frank McKay of New York Clty, aro visit- lnc tneir nncie and Mr. and Mra. David McKay. J, M. Thompson of South Rovalton anent last week wlth hia parenta, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Thompson aa did also Mra. H. E. Wood oi Williamstown and Mlss Della Thompson of the Montpelier TJnion School, wuo wiu remain uuring tne aummer montha. Matilda Carr, wlfe of John Stowart, dled last Wedneaday aged forty-seven yeara. Mra. Stewart haa been a patlent aufferer for the past three yeara, endurlng her trylng lllnoss with Christian tortltude and cheer fulness. She will long be remembered aa a devoted wlfe. an affectionato mother and a kind and obllglng neighbor. The bereaved famlly, and especlally ber agod and devoted mother, who tenderly carod for hor durlng the last montha ot her slckness, have the hearty Bympathy ot all. Laat Wedneaday mornlng wlll long be re membered by the peonle ot thia town as one of the moat eventful ln lts hlstory. The lnceaaant raln of Tuesday nlght and Wednes day mornlng had swollen Mlll brook, so as to break Hugh Balrd's mlll-dam, G, N. Bllllngs' mlll-dam and S. J. Dana & Son's mlll-dam, also carrylng away thelr aqueduct, and otherwlae lnjurlng thelr property to tho amount of 8300. The water earrled off the Iron brldge near G. N. Blllinga'mlll and do" poslted lt near the residencoof Harlan Stod dard, a dlstance ot nearly two mlles, also tore up the highway from the road leadlng to Tucker Hlll to the Waitsfield town llno. All this, added to the roar of tho land slido whlch aounded llke an earthquake or dlstant thunder and was heard tor a dlstance of lour mlles, made lt qulte a mornlng for the peonle of South Fayston, Moanwhlle Shep ard's brook, in North Fayston, was maklng a little racket by tearing out the brldge near E. A. Davls' mill. and the brldge near T. 0, McCarty'a mlll, also a bridce below the rosl- dence ot Wlll Bennett. Road Commlssloner Bragg and the selectmen are doing their best to make the roads passable as soon aa posaiblo. The damago has been estlmated at 82,000. North Fayston. Mrs. Enlle Parlah la vlsltlng her slster, Mrs. J. Somervllle, for a few weeks. : M. E. Davls has bought from Elmor Trask, hia mountaln lot whlch conalats of about 888 acres, for tho sum of 83,000. Mrs. Clara D. Mlller and chlldren ot Boston havo come home for thelr aummer vacatlon. Albert Somervllle met wlth an accl dent white comlng down tho hlll from hls uncle'a. ne lost control of hls bicycle and was thrown about twenty-four feet. He was somewhat Injured. , The hlgh water of last weok dld somo datnage ln thia part by taklng out Grandfleld'a lower mlll dam and letting all the water and debrls onto Btophen Johnson'a land and Allen Howe'a meadow. Two brldges and a part of E. A. Davls' dam was swept away. All ot Orrln Boyce's moadowl and corn fleld lay under water and sand. It ended ln taklng out the bie Ibrldce near T. O. McGartv'a mlll and washlng out the brook road so that lt ia impaasame. wedneadav wo wero un able to got elther to Waitsfield or More town. For the first tlmo ln thlrty-rlve yeara the atage was unable to get to Moretown with the matl. Thore waa consldorablo damago uone in ine bouiu part oi tne town. South Waldou. The TJnion church is to be repaired and 81,000 has been pledgod for the object. The work ls to be commenced at once. to bo completed by October 1. , J, 8. Dut ton and wlfe are maklng a short vlslt with hia father, Z. 8. Dutton. Dr. Farnawortu wlll preacu here next Sunday Williamstown. Mlss Iluttlo Chaudlor of Barro la vlsltlng In town. Mlss S.idle McKoo la at ber homo ln Can nda at prcaont. Ason was rocently born to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Joffords. Bert Roblnson is at Lake Champlain on a flahlug oxcurston. Town Ropresentatlvo Frank Martlu has purchaaed a soparator. Charles II. Deckott'n famlly is staylng ln tho Adirondacka ut preaout. Rev, Carloa Adama will proach at tho Methodlst church noxt Sunday mornlng, Mrs. Georgo L. Edson and daughtor aro ataylng at tho Lymlo cottago, noar Uorlln Pond. "Davlo"Galo Is comlng out horo lator from Barro to work on a now houso golng up now. Mrs. Frank Morrlll Is ln vory fooblo health and Is at tho home of hor mother, Mrs. War ren S. Covell. Mrs. John Adains la puttlng an addltlon to tho roar of tho houso bought of tho ostato of Mra. Holen Stlckney. Tho hlgh water last week damaged or do stroyod soveral brldgea ln thls placo, and washed roads badly ln places. Lestor Heath, son-ln-law of Jason II. Jof fords and now a resldent of Washington, D. C, is in town wlth hls wlfo. Theio la to bo a soclablo at tho Congrega tlonal parsonago thls ovenlng to whlch tho public Is most cordlally Invlted. A. B. Corliss, a brothor of Professor W. E. Corliss and a rosidont ot Oldbrldge, Now Jersoy, la vlsltlng frlenda In town. Neal B. Smlth, son of Marcus A. Smltb, wrltes of cool broezes up whore ho ls, vlz., ln tho 10th storv of ono of Now York cltv'n sky-scrapera. Mra. Anna Benodict Frankum thlnka she wlll not return to Cnllfornln thlH vnnr. Hlm ls likoly to be in good dotnand as a teachor whilo Bho romatna horo. B. F. Slblov returnod from Dr. Blnplmm'n sanltorlum ln Burlington for a day laat week, and thon went back for aomo daya for fur ther care and treatment. A muslcal foaturo at tho nvnnlni? Hnrvlnnn of tho Methodlst church is tho cornet play lng by Frank Ersklno, who ls sald to possesa flno talent ln that dlrectlon. Waltor E. Qrancor 1b vot Hu(Tnrlni? frnm rheumattsm and kldnoy troublo. Ho had planned to enter thoomploy of J. K. Lyndo, in his store, but for slckness. Adnev. son of the late Snulro Itnnndlnt. has glvon up hotel keeplng in Auburndale, Florida, and returnod to hls farm. His health has beon bettor of late. A month or so later. Rev. P. P. Womnr wlll commonco a seriea of Sunday ovenlng addrossos to younc men. and wa nredlnt good and attontlve audiencos. Mlss Julla Covell. now elchtv-nlne voars of.ago, ls Hving with her nephew, Warren S. Covoll. She is almost wholly bllnd, but with genoral hoalth qulte good. We hear of recent credltablo clfta of money made by our cranlte bovs to certaln ot their fullow workera ln slckness. It is pleasant to chronicle such doeds. Tho soclablo planned to be held at the home of Goorge Jeffords last week Tues day ovenlng, was glven up on aocOHt Of raln, and poatponed lnto -ignsti Our band ln an open alr concert last SaN urday ovenlng, occupiod its stand for the flrst tlmo slnce lts removal, to a apot near tho town hall. Its muslc was well recelved. JameH 8. ifntlldnn Is CUttlncr thn hnv nn tho Davld Galo fat'nl. It is ruinored that tho grass on tho moadowa SUffored aulte a good deal of damage in the blg freshet last WOOK, There was a match crame of basn.ba11 ln Plainfield last Saturday atternoon between Plainfield and Williamstown toams. in which the latter team was victorlous liv a scoro ot 11 to 10. Rev. Carlos Adama, son of the late Mr. John Adama, and now pastor ot a Metho- aiBt cnurcn in Aurian, Mlcb., 1b vacatloniz ing hereabouts wlth his famlly, after an ab sonco of three years. Sunday evenlnc servlces at the Unlversal. iat church have been conducted of lato by certaln of the younger; membera of the ao ciety, aa Walter E. Granger, George Wllbur and Orrln H. Bmlth. The pretty new two-atorv house that George Beckett ls bulldlng a little way north of hls granite works, will be occu- iei oy MiKe J. tiuott oi the Elliott Irothors granite manufacturers. B. F. Slblev returned from Burllninnn last Saturday atternoon to remain at home for some daya. The troublo in hls ear and face ia cancerous and requirea the best and cloaot attentlon by hls physlcian, Dr. Blng ham of Burlington. We are told that Willlam Gutts wlll llkelv realize some S800 on the one thousand-dof-lar Ilfe Insuranco pollcy taken out for hia wife in the St. Andrew'a Benevolent So- ciety. ne had paid out for it loas than ten dollara, it ia sald. Rev. P. P. Womor reconaldera hia nlan to take a three weeks' vacatlon ln the near fu turo. He may take one Sunday before very long, at the Moody moetings ln Northfield, Maas., and the remaindor ot hls vacatlon later on. Hia parlah wlll be glad of this change. An interestlng featuro of the Methodlst soclablo at the parsonago last Wedneaday waa acouociionoi pnoiograpna, amurotypea and daguerreotype gathered up ln the place, with a prlze tor the peraon who should name the greateat numbor of them. Horace Farnham waa the wlnner of lt, One ot our cttlzens, a natlve ot Great Britaln, haa a Vermont wite, by whom he haa two intelllgent sons, ntne and eleven years ot age. Possessed of a strong senBo of the ludicrous, it ls not a little amuslng to hlm to hoar hls boys, in talking over Amerl can hlatory, tell how " we lloked the Brlt Ish." There haa come here the very aad newa of tho death ot Mlaa Georgle, only daughter and only remalnlng chlld of Dr. Jamea and MrsPerals Abbott Balley, now of Tlcon deroga, N- Y. Tho heartfelt sympathy of frlenda here goes out to them ln their great Borrow, comlng bo soon after the fatal accl deut to thelr only son. Charlea R. Benedlct has recently vlslted hia slster, Mrs. Martha Benodict Farnham, for over twenty years a great iluvalld and confined to the bed moatly. Ho found her ln aome respectB moro comfortable than formerly. It ono wished to ilnd an lnatanco ot the power of the Christian rellglon to sustaln one, not only but glve to surpasslng happiness evon at tlmes in one ot the most dlstrosslng casea of slckness that we have ever known of, one should know Mra. Farnham and her hlatory as a aufferer. A certaln "commercial traveler," repro aontlng a firm in ono ot tho larger New England cltles, spent last Sunday hore. Aftor llstenlug to.Rav. P. P. Womor, at tho Congregatlonal church in tho mornlng, ho romarked that it waa his cuatom, on the road, to attend church on Bunday and he had not ln a long tlmo Ustened to bo flno a apeakor. The reverend gentleman waa at hia beat in hls dlscourae on the occaalon. Hia subject waa 11 The Solldarlty ot Sin," and we do not often hear a platner and more forclble preaentatlon of somo ot the saddost facts in human experleuce, wlth thelr conaequoncos horo and horeattor. Aa the preacher located tho reaponslblllty for all thls, we saw not how any one ot his hearers could feel that he or she waa wltl out aln. Joiih GniFFiN ot Zanosville, O., aayg: "I nevor llved a day for thlrty yeara wlthout sufferlng agony, untll a box ot De Wltt'a Wltch llazel Salvo cured my plles." For pllea and rectal troublea. cuta, brulses, anralns, eczema aud all skln troubloa De Wltt'a Wltch Hazol Balve la unequalled, W. E. Terrlll & Co. Plalntleld. Queen Esther slngers meet at the Unl veraallit church next Baturday evenlng at elght o'clock. BARNARD, SUMNER & PUTNAM CO. WOnOESTBR., 3VE.V.SS;. THIRD WEEK OF THE GREAT $100,000 JULY CLEARANCE SALE. 150 Bargain Linos all Ovor tho Storo. Sond for Samplos. Horo aro a Fow Spooimon Linos : BLACK DRESS COODS. Dou'c say you don't wnnt thora. Everybody wants Illnck G jods " moro or loas," nnd the lcts thn prico tho ruore tho wnnt. Wo now oflur 42-lnch JJiack Wool Gronadlnbs at 25 cents, 42-luch Mohntr hrocades at 37J cfcntn ln n'l about 10 atyles. All Uicse were expcctrd to brlng doublc . liesldea a 75c Henriotla flno ln twill, Rlossy of flDleh, 40-inch of and serai.irnnBpnrent wcnves nt uuc a yard. I'orrnerly 1.00 and $: 100 or moro Kcmnants of nll kinds dealrnble Ulack Gnncls, nll frcahly MATMCF.n nniiw r COLORED DRESS Such a Sergo! Tho Nobblest Bhatle. Speclul Summor Suitlne Serge. CO tnchos of aoft nud lustrous 13o!d Twlll Navy Blue S'.orra Serge. A I we deslro ls that jou haudlo it. It necds no further recoramendatlon. Suporior to auy Sorgo aol I hereabouts by 25 por cent. CO-inch. 50c a y ird. Grent undertakings for thls week in Summer Waeh Suitings. We hovo a treat for you prepared ex pressly for this Third week of thn snle. The great outcry is CRASH! CRASH! CRASH ! Wo havo hitlt. Htrc they are. 32 inch Urash Suiting; brown bread color, closeness of weave; not llmm; not hcavy: jmt right: 32 inch wido for 124c. BARNARD, SUMNER & PUTNAM Bradford. Mlss Georgia Erwln ia vlsltlng at Lyndon ville. Mlss Mtnnio Blanchard la vlsltlng at C. C. Doty's. L, Ij. Howe of Boston is vlsltlng at A. E. Hunklns. Fred S. Grow of Rahway, N. J., Is In town vlsltlng relatlvea and frlends. Mrs. L. F. Hale, who has been qutte 111 for several days, ls improvlng. Rev. W. 8. Spancer and wlfe havearrlved safely ln Mexico and are well and happy. Fred L. Cummtnga has returned from hls vacatlon to hls positlon with Doo Broth ors. Frank V. McDuffee of New Haven, Conn,, Is vlsltlng at hls father's, H. E. Mc Duffeo's. Mrs. T. A. Chaso has returned from a ten days' vlslt at her father's, P.K- Follenaby's of Guildhall. ' Nowton Howard, formerly of Thetford, but now of Preaton, lowa, is vlBltlng hls bIs ter, Mra. Lucy Smlth. E. C. Bawyer haa Juat added a flno balua trado to hia plazza whlch ia qulte an im prpyomont to hia realdence. Hov. A. f. Whh u , j . -ve a threo weeka vacatlon, bo there wlll be no servlces at Grace church for two Sundays. V. A. Doty has been at Morey Lake for several days. 0. 0. Morrls took his place ln the Weatern TJnion telegraph offlce. Clarenco Martin, who recently graduated trom Wesleyan Unlveraity, ls spendlng tho summer montha at hls father's, H. B. Mar tin's. Col, C. E. Clark was ln Groton last Mon day sacking alot of wool he had purchaaed there. He haa bought qulte a lot here whlch he wlll ahlp soon. Mrs. S. H. Underhill, who fell and broke her hip bone last week, is as comfortable aa can be expected. It wlll be Bome tlme bo foro sho will bo able to be about the houae again. Qulte a numbor ot Bradford people took dlnner at the Glen Falls rtouae, Lake Morey, last Sunday, and all were highly pleased wlth the dlnner aa well aa the rlde around the lake. Capt. Lucaa haa a way of maklng all feel at home on hia boat as well as belng wllling to anawer all queations asked him, Our loyal station agent, T. A. Chaae, teels pretty well of late slnce hearing ot hls recommendatlon for postmasterot this oflice by the entiro Vermont delegatlon at Wash ton, they maklng it unanlmous. Henry Brushu has moved from the tene ment of his brother Lewis, on South Pleas ant street, lnto the grlst mlll houae whlch will make lt very couvenient for hia work at the paper mlll. The strawberry Beason is practically over and has been very unaatlafactory to nearly all the growera. We hope tbey may have better business next year. Their courage ia good as nearly every ono haa atarted new patchea and aome have.branched out larger. M. A. Jonklna haa purchaaed the tent of G. W. Bagley and wlll board and lodge hls own help next year. The hoavy raln fall of laat week dld not damage Bradford aa much as aome of the aurroundlng towna. The culvert just south of the resldence of H. B. Stevens waa wash ed out, also the one near the depot. The meadowa were overflowed and will damago the Doe & Bllss hay crop. M. J. Butler bfw gevered his connection wlth tb. ANew England Telegraph and Tele- ijnone uompany, as manager oi tneir ex change oQlco hore. The positlon la flllod by hia able asalstant, Mlss Georgia Erwin. Mr. and Mra. Frod B. Gleason ot Man chester are in town, guests ot Mr. and Mra. George W. Brown. Mr. Gleason was for merly employed in the general hardwaro store of H. A. Wlnshlp in this place, but ls now with John B. Varlck & Co. of Man chester, N, H. Rev. A. H. Webb, pastor of Grace church, preached, laat Sunday evenlng, a moat In terestlng and lnstrnctlve sermon from the words found in Colosslans lii: 11. Mr. Webb left on Tuesday for a two-weeka' vacatlon, expecting to go to Old Orchard Beach. Every ono wlll be pleased to hear of the improrement of H. M. Dufur. He came un from nanover last week Thursday and stopped at the Glen Falls House. Monday he rode up to Bradford and stayed a few hours, returnlng to Fairloe, where ho will flton lor a short tlme. Hls courago ls good, and ho will come out in pretty good Bliapo, but uo one can concelve of the lntense suf ferlng he has endurod aince the accident. He haa the sympathy ot hls many frlends in Bradford. Newbury. Mlss Hattie Stocker ls vlsiting in town. Mlss Goddard has returned, atter a two weeks' abaence. Mlss Abblo Meader ls vlsltlng her aunt, Mrs. A. 0. Stocker. Mlss Bello Hlnman Woodbury, wlth hor young daughter, is vlsltlng her mother. Tho Stockor shop. recently purchased by Horace W. Balley, ls recelving a new coat of patnt. Edwln A. Bayley waa ln town last week, called here by the death of hls aunt, Mlss IUUh Bayley. Rev. A. n. Webb of Bradford occupled tho pulplt of the Methodlst church last Sun day, proaching an able dlscourao and ad mlntaterlug the aacrament. Jamea B. nale and famlly are away for thelr vacatlon, They go by rall to Boaton. thonce by steamer to Portland. They wlll be away about two weeka. Tho sovero raln of July 14 dld much dam age ln town by washlng out roads and brldgea, The greateat damage, however, was dono to grass on the meadows by the Connecticut rlver, whlch contlnued to rlae and tlood the meadowa for thlrty-alx hours after the ralns had ceased. The grass is covered wlth dlrt bo lt wlll be well-nlgh lm poaslble to harvest the crop. wldth, 59c. All our remnlnine E.arainca formerly gl.OO nnd 81.25 And MARKED DOWN TO SELL, COUNTER. C0 - - WORCESTER, MASS. OholBea. Mrs. A. P. Colcs of El Paso, Tex.,Mrs. L. M. Bell of Montgomery, Ala., aud F. R. Reed and son of Dostonlwore now boarderet tho hotel laBt week. r Georgo L. Myers of Woodstock has been ln town for a week past puttlng a furnace ln C. A. Denstnoro's block, and wlll also put ln one for J. B. Bacon. Postinaster Bixby has re celved notice from the post-offlce depart rnent that he may arrange for the addltlonal mail servlce wlth South Royalton, to begln tho 2Gth inst. The time tablo ls not yot ar ranged. Mlss Anna Nlchols, reglster of probate, held court for her father laat woek. Bank Examlner Ellsha May of St. Johnsbury Inspected the bank laat week. - James Ilosking, Jr., haa fin ishod work for 0. P. Dlckinson, and left town on Monday. Nelllo I. Blxby is now clerking for Mr. DlckinBon, and A. H. Moroy takes the laundry business. Ellzi Corwln of Athol, Mass., ls vlsiting at J . A. II. Corwin's. Gertrude Brownell of South Royalton ls worklng at the hotel. MrB. J. L. Bacon and chlldren ot White Rlver Junctlon, ne at J, B Bacon'lh - . SlmmOns u. Iloston Is visltlng' uis father-ln-law, G. II. Bacon. C. F. Doyle haa moved lnto the Chase house in the lower village. , Dalay Dlamond of Tun'ui: u worklng fo: S, w. apear. Mrs. Gertrude -t Hyde, a former resldent, was marrled to A. M. CC0lMch of St. Johnsbury at the latter placo on the th inst. W. E. Barney, wlfe and son, of Barre are boarding at C. N. Dearborn'a. Mrs. B. B. Smlth and Mrs. Smythe and son of New York clty are boardlng at Henry Clarke's. suz Mrs. Emma W. (Lewis) French of Lebanon, N. n.. 1b at H. L. Blxby's for a stay of some weeka. Georgo A. Sklnner of Lowell, Mass., is ln town, maklng his headquartera wlth his daughter, Mrs. Bernlce S. Stevens. Archfe C. Mills has atarted for Brltlsh Co lutnbla, and will spend the remalnder of the summer wlth an uncle In the Kootenway mining region. Mrs. Owen A. Bur bank of Somervllle, Mass.. ls at L. A. Bur bank'a, with her two chlldren, to remain aeveral weeks. The natlonal Bank of Orange County has (declared Its uaual aeml annual dlvldend of two per cent. A dlvl dend of two per cent has also been de clared on the Btock of the old bank, tho First Natlonal of Chelsea, maklng 92 per cent whlch its stockholders have so far re celved in the settlement of ita affairs. Rev. L..H. Elllot, secretary of the Vermont Blble Society, wlll address a union congregatlon at the Methodlst church next Sunday mornlng. : C. A. Cleaves gave a sllght-of-hand entertalnment at the town hall on Frlday and Saturday even lngs. : Frank G. Reynolds will glve an evenlng ot humorous songs and storles at the town hall on Wedneaday evenlng ot next week. The entertalnment in whlch he took part a year ago was much llked by the audlence Mra. Mariette Willls died, atter a long illness, at the home ot her brother-ln-law, Samuol Crafts, on Saturday. The funeral servlces were held on Monday afternoon, Rev. Mr. Allen ofliclating, and the burlal waa at Corinth Corner. Mrs. Ida (Cleveland) Walker ot Barre ia vlsiting her father, G. W. Cleveland. J. B. Bacon made a trlp to Granville this week on business. Joseph Landon ls vlaitlng hia chlldren at Lebanon, N. H. Post 311113. Mlss Addle Dodgo ot Lyndonville is vlslt lng her slster, Mrs. A. L. Wilcox. A lawn party was glven on the hotel grounds on Tuesday evenlng. Mr. and Mrs. Wlll Chubb ot Boston are guests of Mr. aud Mra. C. A. Powell. Mlss Chlld, a teacher from Malden.Mass., ls boardlng at the Commodore House. Mrs. C. W. Marston and Master Wallace ,qo taUnn a bicycle trlp to western Malne. Mrs. C. M. Marston, wlth her grandson, George Green, from Boston, are at the real dence of E. E. Smith. Two cowa belonging to the herd of Dana Bragg on nighland avenue, gave blrth to twin calvea laat week. Mrs. Marcus Preston, Mlss Lena and Maa ter Winfield of Waverly, Mass., vislted frlends ln the villago laat week. At the rod factory laat week, a box of sev eral hundred pounda welght fell on the foot of C. W. Maraton, severely brulslng it. Mlss Mary Chase wlll glve a lecture ln the intorest of the State Suflrage Assoclatlon at Uulty nall on Thursday evenlng at elght o'clock. An automatlo Flre extingulaher is belng placed in the rod factory. Mr. Bartlett, one ot the proprietora, ia here auperinteud ing the work. Bouniko, itchlng skln diseases instantly relleved by De Witt's Wltch Hazel Salve, unequalled for cuts, brulses, burns. It heals wlthout leaving a scar. W. E. Ter rlll & Co. North Duxbury. The hoavy raln of Tuesday nlght and Wednesday morntng dld much damage at this end ot the town. On the Rldley brook flve brldges were swept away, and on the Stnott branch flve more were earrled away. It washed the road badly ln several placos. Damage ostlmated trom 81,500 to S2.000. South Duxbury. Mrs. Murdock of Boaton la vlaitlng her daughter, Mra. Willlam N. Ward. Mrs, Davld Murry ls slowly recoverlng trom Illness. Mrs. Wllliam Corliss ls sick. 1 The south part of the town was damaged but very little by the late raln. In cases ot dlhtherla there ia no better remedy than the Klng of Llnlments, Neu rotlo 011, If takon ln time. TJao a gargle made ot one teaapoonful ot the oll to ten teaapoonfuls of water, taklng ten drops ot the oll ln two teaapoontnl ot hot aweetened water every hour and bathe the neck fre quently wlth the oll. Paate thls ln your hat. It may be worth a human life to your famlly Neurotlo Oll, twenty-five centa, at all drugglats'.