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ARTHUR ROPES, Oonoral Edltor.
Up Wlli tlio Flng.
All tho country is nblnzo witli patrl
otic nrdor. Tho troops of tho rcgular
arniy hnve gouo to tholr campa amld
public manifoslalion8 of tho livoliest
interest, and la anawcr to tho call of
tho Frosidont for volunteera tho ro
crulting atationa aro throngcd by mon
oagcr to ouliat. Ships, battorics, regi
monts aro profforcd tho govornmcnt
from ovory qunrt.or. Theso patriotic
contributiona aro vrithout distinctlon of
soction, or occupatlon, or color, or pro
vioua condltion of local or political or
racial antagonism.
Tho story of tho groatuprising would
111 columua of thia nowapapor. From
occan to ocoan, from tho northorn
boundary to tho Gulf, thoro ia ono
country and ono flag. In spito of eomo
wrangling and diaagrcemonta aa to de
talla in tho national councils, tnoro ia
fcrvont unlty on tho main issuo, tho
expulaion of tho barbarian Spaniard
from tho country ho haa miBgovorned
and oppressed, and tho catabllahing of a
froo and indepondont governmont for
tho long suffering victima of his inca-
pacily to rule and his mediwvnl and
historic cruolty.
No peoplo ever went to war ln
holior cauae. Tho history tho Amer
ican nation ia making in tho closing
yeara ot tne century is the moat rc-
markablo and tho moat inspiring in tho
recordB of all timo, ovon in tho atory of
our own proud times. An instinctivo
lovo of liberty may movo mon to striko
for tholr own frecdom. A highor mo
tlve, a purposo that waa bequoathed to
mankind by tho victim of Calvary, im-
pels tho nation to mako for tho free
dom of another tho sacriflces of blood
and troaauro its peoplo havo endurod
for IhomsclvoB and tholr children.
A continuation of Mr. Davla' val'
uablo and intoreating papera ia pub
liahed on page aix of thia issuo of tho
Watohman. In his ovolution of tho
colt tho author haa reachod tho poriod
when tho animal becomea ospecially aU
tractivo to the horseman. The young
stor begina to got on his boota and
trouaera, and cntors the oarly atagca of
young horaohood. Ho will bo moro in
toroBting in the next stage the "break-
The Caledonian of St. Johnabury
printa with approval the romark of tho
Clipper of Burlington that, "8t Johna
bury haa not askod for anything, and
haan't been recognized politically, for
years." Attondanta upon the Bepub
lican conventions of tho Stato "for
yeara" havo bottor memoriea than tho
contomporarioa; and tho groat truth
thundered out by one of the delegatea
to the last Stato convontion, ln the
heat of the flght for the governorehip,
in anawer to tho timo worn plca that
thia or that locality "haa not been re
cognized for yoara," ia mighty: "We
aro nominating a Govornor, not a
countyl" and will prevall, though on
that occaaion cruBhed to earth by "ab
horront and forbidden forcea."
The Northfield 2Tews ia of tho opin
ion that the appllcation of buelnoBs
principlea and cuatoma to auch im
portant officea aa Stato treasuror, aec
rotary of Stato, and Stato auditor, "will
not atand tho tost of roaBon," and that
"auch specioua reaaoning would prac
tically give an ofllcial a life tenor of
public eervice." And yet tho publlc
seema to bo regarding tho Newa' viow
of this matter aa exceodingly bass. ' Ita
way was not at all the way Northfield
and tho Stato at largo wore regarding a
long tenwe of offlce by a worthy and
compotont ofllcial when Hon. Georgo
"Nichola of Northfield waa holding tho
offico of aecrotary of Stato, torm after
term, for aomo twonty conaccutivo
eloctionB and ho waa one of the boat
ofltelals the Stato over had. Tho dutlca
and roBponaibilitioa of all theso ofllcera
are now much moro onorouB and ro
Bponsiblo than thoy wero during Dr.
Nichola' ofllcial life, and ln tho war
poriod upon which tho country ia en
toring will lncroaso in woight and im
portanco. Tho Stato will awap nono of
theBohorsoa, whilo crossing tho troublcd
Btream it is cntoring with ita aiator
TnK Boston Herald- of Monday
morning aovolod a half of Ita flrat pago
to tho announcemont, in staring poator
tvno. that tho Amorican fieet was "to
ahell Havana" on that day, and in linos
of eonsational aizo and blacknoBB gavo
tho dotalls of tho propoacd bombard
mont uud tho constornation oxlating in
tho Cuban capltal. Thia display waa
poBaibly dcBlgncd to aoll tho papor, but
in another column on tho somo pago It
waa Btatcd in tho dlspatchoa from
Washington, in tho humblo gulao truth
moro oiton wcara, that "tuoro wm no
no bombardmont of Ilavana," with tho
roaaons for conQning tho work of tho
floet, for tho proaunt, to tho simplo
buBlnosa of blockadlng tho port. Thua
do tho dalllca, for tho moat part, glvo
tho nowa. A paragraph contalns tho
announcomcnt of a aturtling ovont; tho
noxt paragraph donioa tho procoding.
Ninoty-niuo ono-huudrcdtha of tho
publicatlons of nows aro not "ao."
But it doponda a groat doal on tho
nowapapor. Somo of tho critlca of yol-
low journallam ncod a radical curo for
tholr own jaundlco.
Sonntor Proctor.
If any roaaonablo porson ovor had a
doubt which ho novor dld aa to tho
wiadom of Govornor Pago'a aoloctlon
of a auccosaor to Mr. Edmunda in tho
Sonato of tho Unltcd Statos, a aolcc
tion tho Logislaturo haa twico couflrm
od, that doubt haa boon rosolvod by
tho ovldenco alwaya prcaontcd in hia
aonatorial caroor that Proctor ia tho
man for any omorgency.
In tho criaia of tho Cuban quoetlon,
whon congroasmon woro wrangling
and acting at crosa purpoac8,ho waa tho
Cicsar of tho aituation. If ho woro
aa cgotlsticol aa "Great Craaar" and
ho waa aa graphic in hia diacourso ho
mlght say, in rcspcct of tho wholo lator
Cuban aituation, "I camo, I aaw, I con
quored." Othor SenatorB went to Cuba
on a tour of invcstlgation, but it waa
alwaya Proctor'a obaorvationa and his
"plain, unvarniahcd talo,";that carriod
conviction to tho congrcaaional and tho
executlvo mind, and to tho public mind
as woll. Thoro was no appcal from
Proctor. Sonatora andBoproaontativos,
and mon of all clasaes, have oulogizod
his public aorvico and tho mannor of
it, and a citation from hia apooch in the
Senato haa been aa concluBivo of
point under discuaaion in a dobate on
Cuban affalra aa a docision of tho au-
promo courl of tho nation.
Scnator Proctor haa boon upholding
Yormont'a anciont fame in tho national
councils, and haa raiacd it aoveral
notchoa. Ho bas been, par oxcollonce,
tho man for tho times. The Cuban pa
triot will owo aome largo dobt for hia
f reodom to thia son of old Greon Moun-
taln siros. Ho waa fittcd by his naturo
and by the traditiona of an anceatry
that had, on their own hook, a long
tuaale with oppreaaion among tho faat
neaaea of tho Greon Mountaina, to
aenao tho real aituation of tho Cuban
patriots among thoir mountaina, and to
aympathize with them in their battlo
for freedom. And he ia a true repre
aentative of Vermont in all he bas done
and aaid and felt for the Cubans.
The Cuban Bepubllc.
'ino noarcat upproacn to a roason,
good or Dad, why thia govornment
ahould not rccognize the indopondonco
of tho republic of Cuba is that given
by the loading repreBontativo in Now
England of modorn toryism, tho Boston
Herald, that such rccognition would
leave 300,000 Spaniards in Cuba to tho
tender mercios of tho inaurgonts.
No doubt the Spaniard in Cuba
would have aa good reaaon to feel ao-
licitous for the aafety of his porson and
property, after the withdrawal of tho
military forcea of Spain, as dld the
tories in this country when the Britiah
troopa sailed away to England. Many
of that clasB took counsel of their foara
and embarked for the mothor country,
also. They fared hard in Vermont in
the early yeara of the State's oxiatence.
But it novor occurred to our fathers
that aolicitude for tho safety of thoir
enemiea waa a valid reason for the do
nial of tholr indopondonco, and tho idea
could bo conceived only by that pollti
cal freak ot modorn times, the Mug-
The Herald ia also rackod with doubt
aa to whelher or not the reBiduo of the
population ot Cuba, a million of in
habltantB, moro or loaa, want indopond
onco. Tho 80,000 in tho army of Go
mez, it prosumos, may desiro indo
pondonco, but thoy conatituto a vory
small fraction of tho wholo Cuban popu
lation. Thia llno of roaaonlne. too
would bo conclusivo to tho pont-up
Mugwump mind, but it would havo
trickod tho Amorican coloniata out of
thoir indopondonco, and thero would
havo beon no United Statea of Amer
ica a country which, in tho judgmont
of the Godklna of tho Evening Post of
Now York, tho Herald of Boaton, and
othor nowspapora of that cult, ia not
worth dying for, or is bo wrotchodly
miBgovorned that it ought to rovort to
England and paaa again undor tho do
minion of tho British crown.
Somo oxtra conaorvativo Bopublicane
bo conBorvativo in thoir viewa that, if
thoy should provail, no peoplo on tho
fttco ol tno oartu, oxcopt tno uppor
cruat lof tho Anglo-Saxon raco could
ovor bo rccognlzod aa a froo and indc
pontlonl peoplo, profeas to bollovo that
tho Cuban ropublic ia a govornmont on
papor only, and ahako with torror at
tho proposltion to rccognlzo Ita indo
pondonco. It is etylcd a govornmont
"on whoolB,"chooalng;itB habltatlon with
roforonco to tho whorcabouta of tho
Spauiah army, aud porformiug nono of
tho fuuctloua of govornmont. Woll, ln
what matorlal rospcct doos thia con
coptlon of tho Cuban govornmont dlffor
from tho govornmont tho Amorican
colonloa Bot up, and undor which thoy
fought tho War of tho Bovolutlon?
Tho govornmcnt of tho Contlnontal
Congrces was not oxcocdingly cohoront
and offoctlvo, and waa "whoolod" about
from placo to placo aa circumatancos
compollcd. When Washington ro
troatod from Now York, acroBs Now
Jorsoy, tho soot of govornmont gathor-
cd Iteolf togothor and alolo away from
Philadolphia to Baltimore. Whon tho
British camo up tho Cbcsapoakc, Con-
grcss fllttod to Lancaslor and thon to
York, Ponn.; and in othor omorgoncica
it ahowed commondablo agility in acck'
ing aafoty ln a placo rcmoto from Brit
Ish military occupatlon. Tho scnt of
tho Amorican govornmont waa "on
whools," "in tho saddlo," and in ovory
othor aituation tho flippant crltica of
tho Cuban ropublic dclight to locato ita
Tho odicta of tho Contlnontal Gon-
groBs, it is fair to asBumo, in tho light
of all tho ovidonco of past and contom
poranoous history, woro no bottor if,
indood, aa falthfully obsorvod as tho
laws of tho Cuban logislaturo. Tho
namoB of tho ofllcora of tho Cuban goV'
ornmont woro publiBhod on pags throo
of last wcok's issuo of tho Watciiman.
Somothing has bccomo known of bravo
old Gomoz. PrcBidont Maso ia a man
of oducation, groat intolligonco, and
patriolically devotod, hia fortune and
porson, to tho cauao of Cuba Libro.
He ia also a man oxporioncod in affairs,
capablo and worthy of govorning. The
vicc-prcsidont ia a man of similar char
actor. All tho chiof ofllcors are mon of
good cstato in Cuban affaira. Thoy aro
not cowboya or briganda. Tho logisla
turo, an olcctivo body, makcs lawa that
aro onforcod and oboyod ovor half of
Cuba; tho other half ia a district
stripppod of ita peoplo by Spaniah
opproasion, in which thoro ia nothing
for tho exorci8e of aovoroignty. Tho
governmont ia administorcd undor i
writton conBtitution. Taxcs aro bb
acsBed and colloctod, a school ayetom
aupported, induBtries prosocuted, and
all tho machinery of a governmont ado
quato for tho circumstancoa is in oper
ation. Fow lont a bolioving oar to tho
storiea of Spaniah barbarity in Cuba till
Sonator Proctor and his colloaguca
went on their tour of obaervation.
When aome advonturoua atateaman
ahall porform a similar aorvico for the
Cuban republic, credulity and captious
judgmont as to tho shadowy character
of that governmont will also melt away
No intervention for the paciflcation of
Cuba can be eff cctivo that does not take
tho govornmont of the Cuban republic
into account, and that does not seok
a cloao and active co-oporation with it,
its civil and ita military forcea. Thoro
were reaaon and juatice, prudenco and
common aenao, in the domand of the
Sonato for tho recognition of tho Cuban
republic. That meaaure of juatico
and of neceaaity, muat yet precode tho
offectivo paciflcation of tho island.
Noto and Comment.
Northfield will proaont a candi-
dato for aaaiatant judge at the coming
Bepublican county convontion, in the
porson of C. D. Edgorton, Eaq., a gen
tleman in tho prime of life and espe
cially well qualifled for the responsi-
blo uuties oi tne ouico. nortnneiu
Afropos of Itho Itandolph Rerald's
"probabilitlea" as to the second namo
on tho Bepublican Stato ticket, the
Herald of Rutland eays: "Wo should
like to know where the noighbor found
ita 'probabilitios' in thia case. The
lieutenant governor bualness has boon
little canvassod, and the Herald cer
tainly knows of no roason for thinking
that tho amlable Bates haa a walk over,
or, evon a lead."
With reference to the political con-
test now on, we would auggeat that the
faithful knlghts eapouaing tho cauae of
Franklin D. Halo to bo continued aa
Stato auditor, should not bo unduly
alarmed at tho uprising of a competi
tive forco ovor wcBt, with O. M. Barbor
for its champion bocauso, you muat
romember, it ls popular thia biennial
sea8on for new candidatea to withdraw.
And, bosidoa, the Halo and hearty
Franklin doean't look to Arlington
Barbera for hia closo Bhavos. Lyndon
ville Journal.
Tho Courso of Ercnts.
Soparated from the buabela of chafl with
which the tlally papera areloaded tho gralns
ot wheat of real tiUtory that havo beon wln
nowed out durins the paat week are buu
Btantlally the followlne:
On Wednesday, April 20, Frosldent Mc
Klnley Blgned the Onhan resolutlon, adopted
by GoDRress, aud cablod hia ultlmatum to
MlniBter 'Woodford at Madrld. The X'resl
dont's demand waa that Spaln withdraw
from Ouba,and Saturday noon was tho timo
llmlt for Spalri'a reply. A copy of tho ultl
matum was at the samo timo liandod to tho
Spauish uiluUtor at WaBhlncton, Senor
l'olo, wbo Immedlately demandod his paea
porta and wlthdrow to Moutroal.
Mlnlster Woodford dld not have an op
portunlty to preaont the Presldont's ultlma
tum to tho Spaulnh govornment. Early on
Thuraday mornluK a Spaniah noto which
had been pruparod durlug the nlglit was do
llvorod to tho mlnlster with his paasports.
Burpriso was ezpresaed in this country that
Oonoral Woodford should havo glvon Spaln
tho opportunity to forostall his actlon by
Bondlut: hlm his paaaports, and practlcally
"klck hlm out of tho country," It ls now
explalned that tho l'reBtdent's dlspatch waa
recelvod ln Madrld at oleven o'clock,
Wodneaday nlcht, but waa hold by tho
Rovornment tlll threo o'clock Thuraday
morninR. Meantlmo tho - Spaniah govern
mont had boon lnformed by Senor l'olo ot
tho character of tho ultlmatum, aud tlnis,
through this new llluatratlon of tho du
pliclty ot Hpaln, tho Amorican minlater was
preventod from complyiug with tho lustruc-
tlons of this KOvornmunt. Thia indlgulty to
mo reprcsontanvo ot tho Unltod Btatos waa
tantamount to a declaratton of war, and
auporcuded tho l'roaldont's timo llmltatton.
Accordlii(ly ordora wore rIvou on Thura.
day to tlio lloot at Koy Wost to bcgln tho
blockado of tho Cuban porta.
ira rmay ino invoBttuont oi tlio UUDan
coast was boun. On tho provloua day, at
Now Orleans, 1,200 mulcs and horsos, pur
cliaaod by an asont of Spaln and loadod
upon a Spaniah ahlp, woro solzod aa contra
liaiiil of war aud rnmovod from tho vosaul.
Early on tho inornlnc of Krldav whllo tho
ehlps woro ROttlng undor way at Koy WoBt,
a apaniau morciianiman waa aignted wmoii
was ovurhaulod by tho gunboat, Naahvlllo.
Tho voaaol provod to bo tho Iluona Vontura,
(Qood Luck in EngliHh) with a cargo of
luuibor. Ilor fato, as tho flrat prizo of war,
llluatratoa tho ironv of hor namo.
On Saturday 1'roaldont McKlnloy laaued a
nroclomatlou cauinc tor l2o.(XX) voluntoors
ior tno army, in oruor to cnrry into ouect
tho purpose of tho roaolutlon of Congrcaa
declnrlng tho peoplo of Cuba frco and lnde
nondont. domandlna that Snalu withdraw
hor military and naval forcea from tho
Island and lta watora, and rollnnulah lta
covornmont and authorlty thoro.
uuairmau uingiey, oi tno;iiouao ways anu
means commlttoo, Introducod a war revonuo
blll. It provldoa for a loan of 8600,000,000
tn tnroo per cont uoncia and tno aecrotary oi
tho treasury ls also authorlzed to borrow at
any timo not to ozceed $100,000,000 on
throo por cont certtflcates of indobtednosa.
ISeer aud tobacco tazea aro increaaed, and
mortgagoa, ciiockh, otc, aro taxeu. luo ln
croaaod revouuo uurlvablo from tho nioas-
uro la oatlmated at from 890,000,000 to S100,1
Tho Spaniah ahlp Podro waa captured by
tno cruiaer new York, a low mlloa olt lta
vana barbor, after a llvoly chaao. Tlio l'o-
dro halls from Dllbao ln tho north of Spaln.
Sho left a cargo of rlce, boor and tron at
Ilavana and waa on hor way to Sagua, a
nort oast of Ilavana to laud atructural tron
for onglnoorlng purpoaea, Tho Amorican
llner, St. Loula, Bailod Into Now York on
Saturday ovoning and was glven a roualng
wolcomo by a great orowd of people. Flf
teon mlnutoa after tho blg ahlp had tled up
Captaln Randall, lila fellow olllcers and tho
crow, announcod that they wero wltllng to
alcn for a voar'g crulao ln tho sorvlco ot
Unclo Sam. Tho St. Loula will bo Imino
dlatoly taken to tho ahlp yard of tho
Orampa, hor buildora, to be convertod Into
a cruiaor ot tho auzlllary floot. Ilor Blator
ahlp, the St. Faul, had preceded her ln tlila
dnHtlnatlon and nurnoan somo two wneka
The Now York, the aiater Bhlp of tho Parla,
which aallod from South Hampton threo
hours after tho St. Louls camo Into port on
Sunday morning. Tho Parls ls on "tho
ocean wave," having left Southampton
on Frldav. and la now dodelnc Snanlah
crulaers whllo sprlntlng for tho port of Now
York. Kuo ls tno omoot ot lntense mtoreat,
and lf ahe runa tho cauntlet ot Snanlsh
enemiea succeasfully will havo a booming
wolcomo ln Now York barbor. Her valuo
1b 86,000,000, and sho ls loaded with cuna
and war matorlal purchased abroad. Such
a rlch prlze nevor tempted an enemy's zeal
Tho Parls' aafo arrlval la confldontly pre
dlcted. Sho is a aplondld shlp, of high
Bpeod and could show her hoela to any pur
aulng Spaniard. With her threo conaorts
of the Amorican llno she will bo lmmedl
ately convorted Into a cruiaer of tho aux
illarv floot.
Tho Catallna. tho aoventh prlze captured.
waa taken of Havana on Sunday by the
Detrolt. Sho ls a blg morcliant Teaael from
New Orleans and la worth 8500,000. On the
deck of the Oatalina were aome elghty
crates of chickens deaigned for the tables of
tho Spaniards ln ilavana. The rooaters
orowed in trlumph ovor tho cbaneo ot deati'
nation, and the Amorican tars fared sump-
tuously on not ple. Utuor capturea were
the Miguel Jover, Candidla and Antonlo
smaller craft with cargoes eatimated at
about 8130.000 each. The Mathlldo. laden
with rum and sugar, was another prlze of
the day which, with her Blatora ln misery.
was escortea to ii.oy wost.
Monday's nows lnoluded the announce
ment by Great Brltaln of noutrallty.and the
war shlpa of tho belligorents were orderod
to denart from Brltlah Dorta wlthtn fortv
elght hours from the declaratlon of war,
which England declared was thetlme when
Spaln cavo Minlater Woodford hia casa
porta. Tho Aalatlc aquadron, commandod
by Commodore Dewey, was at Hong Kong,
a Chlneae port under the jurlsdlction ot
England. The order ot England, whtch
was reasonable and had been exnected
slmply antlclpated the aalllng of Commo
dore Dewey's squadron for tho Phillipine
lalands. two uays uiatant irom iiong Hong
TheBO lslanda are Spaniah poaseaaions. Tho
ordora ot Commodoro Dewey are belleved
to be to Invest Manila, the capltal of the
archlpelago, on the island of Luzon, to
capturo It lf posalble and eatabllah there a
new base of aupplles, whloh ia rendered
necesaarv by Ensland's doclaration of nu
trallty. Spaln haa a conBlderable naval
forco in Aslatlo waters but it ls bolieved
that the Amorican tleet is greatly the bu
perlor in effective.atrengtn. The Olympla, a
Srotected cruiaer, ls Commodore Dewey's
agahlp,and one of the latest and best sbtps
ln tho new navy. intoreatlnc newa ls ox
pected from the far East.
Eneland'a declaratlon tles up at New
caatla the Albany, one of the two ships the
Unltod Btates bouehtol Urazll, which was
unnnlshed and nill now be detalned tlll
the end of the war. The Somers, an Amor
ican torpedo boat ls caught at Falmoutli.
into which port she had put for repalrs, and
a upanisn torpeao Doat, tne auubz, is aimt
iariy trappea at yueenatown.
The declaratlon of England, the ohlef
maratlme power, will compel all other
nationa to follow her example, or expoae
tnemseives to ciatms ior aamages similar to
thoae lntllcted upon England tor the ravages
of the Alabama and other Confederate
crulaera. Portugat will flnd lt neceasary to
deny to Spaln the longor occnpatlon of tbe
Cape Verde lalands as a naval baao for
oneratlons aealnat the United Btates. and
this will be a distlnct advantage to this na
tion. Tbe doclaration of England ls really
ln the American Interest, as it llmita Spaln
to the use of her own moro dlatant porta for
the barborace of her lleets on the other aido.
The dlsadvantage to Bpaln 1b Increaaed lf
not lndeed rendered fatal by making coal
contraband ot war. Without coal a modorn
navy ls crippled. Spaln can get coal only at
her own porta, aome throo thousand mlloa
from the aceno of active naval oneratlons
or at Porto Rtco or in the harbora of Cuba,
on which the Unltod Statea has, or will
place lta naval tnumb.
Congross made a formal declaratlon of
war with Spaln on Monday, April 26, ln ac-
coruance witu tne rocommenuation ot rresi
dent McKlnley. "to the end that the doflnl
tion of theinternatloualstatuaof the United
Statea aa a belllgerent power may be mado
known and the aaaertlon of all lta rlghta
and the malutonanco of lts dutles ln the
conduct of publio war can bo assured." The
blll flxea April 21, the day ot Minlater
Woodford's dismlssal by the governmont ot
Madrld, as tho date when war bocamo ox
lstent, including that day. Tho measure
waa Bpeodily passed without debato and
Blgned by tho Cblof Executlvo.
The noteworthy political Incldents of tho
weok aro tho reslgnation of Postmaster
Genoral Gary on account of 111 hoaltli and
tho appolntment of Charlea Emory S'.nlth of
Phlladelnhla aa aa hia aucceaaor. John
Sherman haa realgned tho ofQco of aecrotary
of Stato, and Judgo Day, wlio has beon flrat
asslstant aecrotary, and practlcally tlio act
ing Becrotary, haa been promoted to tho
chlef placo. Powora falllng with age, and
couaequont luabillty to porform tho duttoa
of the ofllco at thia timo, aro tho cauaes of
Mr. Shermau'a reaignatlon.
Do Not Hii Foolbd with tho idoa that
any nronaratlou your drugclst may nut u
and try to aell you will tmrlfy your blood
llko Hood's Sarsaparllla, Thia modlcluo
,has a roputatlou it has oarnod Its rocord
It is nronarod uudor tho nersonal sunorvl
alon of oducatcd pharmaclata wlio know tho
naturo, quallty and modlclnal olloct of all
tho lngrodlonta used. Hood'a Sarsaparllla
abaolutoly ourea all forma of blood dlaoaaoa
whon othor modlclnea fall to do any cooil
It Is tho World's groat Spring Meillclno and
tno uno iruo uioou ruriiier,
Tho Scnotorshlp,
Edltor of Watchman Thanka to tho
Watciiman for aaying n fow wooka ago,
Middlesex will proaont tho name of C. O.
utnain, Jr., Ior county sonator." Tlio
atatemont la corroct, nnd Mlddlosox la
unanlmouB ln tho mattor. Mr. Putnatn ls a
man of aplondld bualneas ablllty, of strlct
iutegrlty, of loglslatlvo oxporlonce and of
truo and tnod patrlotlsm. Jlo can talK
forclbly and to tho point when words aro
neccssary, and haa that raro faculty of
knowlng whon lo koop atlll. Ho comes of
tno pionoor J'urltan ancoatry that sottlcu ln
Washington county towna In 1783. They
gavo tho Stato. from 1702 to 1888, thlrty
yoars' aorvico in tho Vormont Uouao of
Iteprosontativos, and wero also rcprosontod
(near tho front) ln moat of tho groat battlea
of tho nation from Itunkor to Gottya-
burch. C. C. Putnatn. Jr.. ln tlin lievdav
of his youth, jolnod with tho Thlrtoonth
vormont on mo ueiu of uottysburgh, ln
that tromondoua cliargo that bore dowu tho
flowor of Southorn chlvalry. Wo aak for
hia nomlnatlou aa ' omlnontly flt to bo
mado," and for tho good of tho county and
Stato. Why not mako lt unanlmoua?
An Old IticrunucAN.
Mlddleaox, April 25, 1803.
Wnshlngtou County t'ourt.
A f ull report of tho proceodlngs in tho
llrowstor murdor trlal up to Saturday
mornlnc mavbo found on naco two.
ur. u, jbj. unanuior was rocauou ny tno
ilotenco saturday morning. llo atatod that
roapondont waa hystorical tlio flrat olsht or
ton timoa ho uressea ner wounu. novor
aaw her attempt to comralt aulcldo. Ilad
hoard her aay aho dld not know aa alio had
courago enough to kill horaelf, but that sho
m cht havo the noxt iiay.
A number ot lotters wrltten ln lH'JU anu
1897 by roapondont to Wealoy Browstor.
Carl llrowstor. Mrs. Carl Browator anu
Prof. S. W. Landon wero read to the jury
by Mr. Fluinloy and Mr. Lord announced
uaittAtitlmial "Vniir TTnnnr. ilin rnunnnil.
ont reatB."
About twenty-nvo of tho slxty wltneaaea
aummonod by the alato ln robuttal wero
tnon aworn. aub. ianny uiarK oi uunt
ington waa flrat callod. Sho la a daughtor
of Aaa bliorman. wlio ia a urothor oi Ar
nold Shortnan, grandfather of reapondents
She nalil ner laliior naii nervoua proatra
tion for sovoral yeara Bubaequent to 18G0,
Slnce ho recoverod he haa dono tho work
on the farm and never has had a recurrenco
of tho disoaso. Ho had never been and Ia
not inaane. Sho had known Arnold Shor
tnan ovor Blnco aho know anybody. In her
oplnlon ho was a sauo man and nover was
Sherman Clark, son of the abovo witneaa,
teatiflod to practlcally the samo as his
Marttn Bates of Richmond teBtlfied that
Asa Sherman waa hia nearost nolclibor. had
alwaya known hlm, they vislting back and
iortu m a neignooriy manner. Dld not
know of his nnancial Iobb but had hoard of
lt, and nover knew but what he was at-
tendlng to his own buslnoaa, and In hia
optnion he waa not insano. On croaa exam
lnatlon witneaa aald he never know of Asa
Sherman having nervoua proatration, nor
nearu any oi tne latmiy aneaK oi lt.
Evelyn Moore. a teacher in the Burllne-
ton High School, testlfled to knowing Mll-
ured wnue aoo waa attenutng bcuooi. ilad
also met her ln connection with church du
tles. Mildred at that tlme attended Sunday-
BCliool recularly ior about a yoar. witneaa
aald her acholarahlp waa fair. She conaid
ered her aano, without knowlng anything
about recent events. She afterward stated
that Mildred waa somewhat pecullar.
Phoobe Towle. another teacher In the
same achool. testlfled that Mildred's Btand'
lng ln ner atudlea was iair. witnesa aaw
very little of her out ot achool, but aald sho
thought Mllurea was quito reguiar ln her
attendance. Tho achool reglBter belng
shown hor she atated thatlt showed only an
aosence ot six anu one-uan uaya uuring
threo terma. From what she aaw oi Mildred
ln school aho ahould say that at that tlme
she was sane. On crosa examlnatlon Mlaa
Towle dld not know of the dlfterent moods
which have been teatiflod to. and these
facts dld not enter to her judgmont in re-
sard to ner aauitv.
Mrs. Elmer Stevens ot Huntington testl
fled that Mildred boarded with her while
teachlng at Huntington. Mildred told her
at one tlme that she had aome trouble with
her brothor's wlfe. Knew that ahe had a
good appetlte, and had never known but
what she alept well. Mildred gave as a
reaaon for not teachlng longer that aho
dld not llko it. WitneBa knew of Mildred
buvlnc the face wash. While Mildred was
boardlng with her ahe knew of her having
gontlemen callers but they were not very
frequent. One by the name ot Will Caaey
was obllged to remaln all nlght on account
of rain. When witnesa retlred sho left them
together in the kitchen, and found them
thoro ln the morning. Witnesa knew that
Caaey dld not occupy a bed in the house
but dld not know wbether Mildred dld or
not. Mlldrod went to Shelburne with
Casey at ono tlme, and on her return told
witnesa that she had not enjoyed the trlp
as Caaey dld not uae her rlght. From what
witneas aaw of Mildred she conaldered her
Bane at tho timo. On crosa examlnatlon
witneas Bald that the qnestlon of Mildred
having gontlemau callora was nothing she
conaldered unuBuai, anu buo nau never no
ticed anything improper in their actlona.
MIsb Maude Donahue. of Burlington, tes-
tifled to attending school with Mildred for
one year. naa seen nor Bome out oi school
calling on her at Shattuck'a once. From
what sho know and Baw ot Mildred at that
tlme Bhe conBlderod her Bane. On crosa ex
amlnatlon witneas sald she had never been
very intlmate with Mildred.
Lena Goldon of Burlington testlfled to
worklng with Mildred at Shattuck's restaur-
ant ior aDout tnree montns. inneriuug
ment Mildred was sane at that tlme. On
crosa examlnatlon witnesa atatod that ahe dld
not know much abont lt but merely formed
an oplnlon from what Bhe saw of her, which
was very little, add her opportunltles were
vory sllght.
Georgo Norton of Huntington testlfled to
havlnc known Arnold Sherman durlnc the
last threo years ot his life but dtd not ro
member ot having any converaatlon with
hlm. Should say Sherman was sane from
what ho saw ot hlm.
Mlss Treaaa Mee ot Manchester. N. H.
formerly of Montpelier, bocamo acqualnted
with Mildred at Northfield worklng with her
atthohotel. She had known Wheeler calling
on her whilo thero and had seen Mildred out
walklng onco with somo of the students at
tho Unlveralty, had also Been her with an
other gentleman by the name of Graham
Witneaa Bald she had never oonslderod Mll
dred lusano while sho knew her.
Mlss Mary AuBtln ot Burlington met Mll
dred at a party given by Mlaa Mary Lloyd
ln Burlington and called on her one ovon
lng. Mildred had also been at her home on
tho occaaion of a whlat party. Witneas con
aidered from what aho knew of Mildred
that aho waa aano.
Mrs. Ovett Morroll ot Huntington becamo
acqualnted with Mildred whllo sho was
teachlng at Huntington. Mildred frequent
ly camo to hor houso. Wltnosa conBlderod
from what aho had seen that Mlldrod waa
At this potnt tho court took a receas un
tll Mondav afternoon.
At the onenlnc of court Monday after
noon twonty-flvo additlonal wltnesBes for
the stato woro sworn.
Mra. Phorona Gordon ot Huntington waa
flrat callod to tlio staud. Sho had known
MrB. Woaloy BrowBter for thlrty years
Had alwavB conBldorou nor a verv sauo
woinan, Mrs. O. II. Ellls of Huntington, a
nolclibor of tho Browstors, cave similar tea-
tlmony. Alwaya consldored Mra. llrowstor
sano. Wltnoaa know ropondeut, thought
buo nau a nau (iiapoBitiou uut never con
aidered hor Inaane,
Samuol J. Haudall of Huntington testl
fled that hia dauchtor marrlod Weslev
lirowater'a boii, Know Mlldrod when aho
waa at homo but never conaldered her ln'
sauo. Novor notlcod any pocullaritlns
about hor, Novor know Mrs. Browator woll
enough to know wbether sho was lusano or
F. R. Strone of Huntington atatod that ho
had known tho Browator family for twonty
yoars. In hia oplnlon rospondont was por
foctly aano.
Martln Sliermau, a son of Arnold Blior
man, nnd brothor of Mrs. Woaloy Browater,
toatlllod that ho nevor know of Mra. Brow
ator having dospondont mooda. novor
thought sho was Insano. Novor saw lila
fathor whon ho thought ho was lnsane.
uoyai w. xyior. a atudont ln tho Burling
ton High School, know roapondont ln Bur
lington when bIio was in achool there. Kcpt
compauy with hor for throe months, went
to tne piaco wuoru aiiu uoaruou a number
of times, took hor to a achool rldo to Essex
Junctlon. Sho alwaya acted quoor, but
novor thought hor Insano.
Mlss Nolllo Lioonard of Richmond taught
ln Huntington and rcapondont attonded the
school. Sho atood falrly woll ln hor studloa,
novor thought hor inaane. Ilad no Insano
puptls in hor sciiooi.
Goorgo W. Varney of Sonth Starksboro,
was noareat noighbor of Eunlco ChalToo.
Ho atatod that sho waa pocullar in dreaa
and had an ngly dlapoaltlon. Knew hor ior
fourteen years, never thought she waa In
sano; aho waa a aano woman.
Mra. isieazer biiattuck oi soutn marl
boro, tostlfled that sho know Eunlco ChafTeo
during hor llfo timo, they vlaltoJ back and
forth, aaw hor at church and at meetlngB at
tno scnooi nouao. ttiio nau pecuuarities in
dross and had a bad tompor. Know her for
forty yoars but never consldored her Insano.
Mrs. uallock oi south Starksboro, knew
Eunlce Cliaffee over Blnco aho was a small
girl, saw hor often and talked with her.
Buo nau an ugly, wllful dlapoBltlon, but
never thought Bhe was Insano, novor heard
of hor belng insano, aho waa a aano woman.
Mra. Naoml Purrlngton of South Starks
boro stated that she had llved in that town
for forty-flvo yoars. Know Eunlco ChafTeo
during all that timo, saw hor at prayor-
mootings, anu buo nau caneu at tne iiome oi
witneas. Sho had pocullarltles ln dress,
woro a bloomer dreaa and rubber boots.
Sho cared nothing for the oplnlona of othor
peoplo. Witneas never aaw her exhlblt
any tempor and nover thought hor Inaane.
She was ignorant but not Inaane.
Mra. Alleo Folllnssby Rm nn Folllngs
by of South Starksboro teatlfled to having
known Eunlco Chaflee for twonty-flvo
years, novor thought her Inaane. Tho Iat-
ter nau smellou hor broath and thought
that aho drank Intoxlcatlng liquors. Naoml
FolltngBby of tho Bamo town gavo similar
M. E. Yarrington, proprletorot the North
field Houso, Northfield, atatod that respond
ent worked for hlm fivo weeka aa a table
girl two or three years ago. Nover thought
hor crazy, but sho waa ao forgetful she was
incompetent to do the work. At this point
a receas was taken untll Tuoaday morning.
W. A. Lord, aenlor counael for the de
fonce, was unable to appear ln court Mon
day afternoon and Tuoaday bocauso of 111.
Mrs. Cora Mansfield ot Huntington was
tho flrat witneaa called Tuesday morning.
Sho was a couain ot Mrs. wesley iirewster,
wbb in the houBohold two weeka before her
death. Alwaya conaldered Mrs, Browator
a Btrong, sound-mlnded woman. Respond
ont had a wllful dlapoaltlon, was croaa and
unkind to her mother, but wltnosa thought
her pertectly sane.
Dr. C. J. Russell of Hinesburg testlfled
that he had been the family physiclan for
tho lirewsters, treated Mra. Iirewster uuring
her last stckneaa. Bhe dled of heart dls
ease and wltness gave her morphlno which
made her dellrlous. He conaldered her a
sano woman. Thought Mildred a wllful,
ugly, hoartlesa girl ln her treatment of
her mothor, but perfectly sane.
Mrs. Janet Chamberlln of Huntington
llved wlthin a fow rods of Wealoy Browstor
for twonty-flvo years. Knew Mrs, Browstor
lntlmatolv and consldered her sane. Knew
respondent well and never consldored her
Mrs. EmmaRosB of Huntington, a slster
of MrB. Wealey Brewater, testlfled that she
was a woman oi goou judgment and sane.
Royal Klmball ot St. Albans stated that
he was well acqualnted with respondent,
had corrospondod with her for a year.
saw nothing that indicated an unbalaneed
Mrs. Carrle Towne of Burlington tostlfled
that respondent wbb her pupll at Hunting
ton Centre In 1889. Alwaya conaldered her
Mrs. Amelta Jacobs of Starksboro knew
Mrs. Wesley Browstor for ten years. Was
employed by her aa a domestlconeaammer.
Consldered ner a sane woman without pe
cullarltles. Respondent was an ugly, wll
ful girl. It was lmposeiblo for Mrs. Brew
ster to inanage her. She was sane for all
witnesB ever Knew.
MrB, Elsle Lafayette ot South Starksboro
was a domestlc in Wesley Brewster's fam
ily. Always consldered Mra. Brewater a
sano, level headed woman. Thought re
spondent had a high tempor, but never
knew ot hor having spasms.
Mrs. W. D. Hall of Richmond knew Asa
Sherman for many years, and knew Mrs.
Brewster. Alwaya considorod both perfect
ly sane.
Monroo Stevens of Huntington teatlfled
that roapondont boarded ln his family three
months when she was teachlng. Young
men pald her attentlon, and vlsited her at
hia house. Never notlced any pecullaritles
in respondent.
George Baylea of Huntington teatlfled that
hewaa town clerk for twonty-flvo years.
Knew Asa Sherman for fltty years, con
sldered hlm sane. Knew Mrs. Wealey
Brewster for ten years. In his oplnlon ahe
waa Bane.
Mrs. Addle Hands ot Ebbox Junctlon tes
tlfled that sho had always known respond
ent and had always consldered her sane.
O. H. Ellls of Huntington testlfled that
he settled the eatate of Arnold Sherman,
tbe fathor ot Mra. Wealey Brewster. He
conBlderod Arnold Sherman and Mrs.
Brewster sano.
E. L. Klmball ot Starksboro stated that
he worked elght months for Wesley Brews
ter in 1877, respondent was then four years
old. Sho bad what her mother called "ugly
BpellB," but never knew her to have spasms.
Mrs. Martha Purrlngton ot New Haven,
a daughter of Eunlco CbarToe, stated that
hor mother had an lrrltable, nervoua tem
por, but was not lnsane,
George H. Slack of Randolph testlfled
that ho taught three terms iu Huntington,
whon respondent was a pupll. He thought
her sane, although he had trouble with hor
about whlsperlng ln school.
Mrs. Cordella L. Ellls of Huntington
Center testlfled that Bhe llved nelghbor to
Wesley Brewster, Knew respondent untll
ahe left home, and was on trlendly terms
with her mother. She was an obatinate,
ill-tempered chlld. Novor saw hor in
moody apella or spasms, but consldered her
Mrs. Lena White of Jonesville, a cousln
nt Mrs, Wesley Brewster, had known her
all her life. Saw nothing pecullar about
her and consldered her a sane womau. Al
waya conaldered reapondent stubborn and
wilful but not lnsane.
Mrs. Alico Nlchols of South Starksboro
and Mrs. Arvllla Waahburn ot Huntington
both tostlfled that thoy know Euulce Chaf
fee, and thought her sane.
Ovetto Morrlll ot Huntington statod that
he know rospondont when sho taught ln his
district. Always conshlorod her sane. Ad
Journed till this morning.
School bogan on Monday with Mlss Mary
Oagood of Montpelier as teacher. Mra.
J. E. Stoddard of Barro Ia vialtlng In town.
1 Mrs. G. W. Whltney spent laat woek
ln Barre. Mlss Mlnuio Marcott of
Montpelier haa been dresamaklng at O O.
Putunm, Jr's,, tho past week. The
droaalug mlll started up Tneaday after a
ahut-down of two weeks. , Thoro la a
new arrlval at Aaa Qeorgo'a, a daughtur
born laat Saturday nlght. Ilarvey
Roed, who haa been worklng for Frank T.
Hutchluaon, haB voluutoored for aervice lu
the Spauish Amorican war.
It la a prent loap from tho old-faahloned
doaea ot biuo-masa and uauaooua physlcs to
the pliiBsaut little pilla known as DeWltt'B
Llttlo Early IUserB. They curo couBtipa
tion, alck headacho and blllouanoss. W. E.
Torrill & Oo.
actreaa, eqiially at home In tho traglo and
comlo. With slinplo, tinalToctod atago man
nors and a winnlng face, aho captured tho
atldleuco at her HrBt aeleution, "Fourteen to
Ono," and hold lt thoughout tho evening,
Mlss Maud Paradls performod the thank
Icbs task of Bccompanlat ln a manner that
was abovo crltlclsm,
fllV nll.nn nln(nraoAn...riiL.HH. I
last Wodneaday ovonlng ln the Woou Art
Oallery, uudor tho auaplcea of the Ladlea'
Alixlllnrv tn t.lm Vnunrr Mnn'ri flhrlntlnn
Aaaoclatton, waa a gratifylng auccess from
an artlstlc point of vtow, and together
wim mu Muio oi aprons anu iiomo-mauo
candlua tlio ladlea nottcd ovor 876. Mu
alo was furnlahed by tho Bylvan Quar
tetto and Mlaa Floronco Sblpraan, vlo.
'I1?, ,R.ml roadlnga were givon by Mlas
Alico M. Green and Mr. Coburn of tho
Montpelier Semlnary. A serlea of sovon
toen plctures wero Bhown. Thoae taking
part were Mra. O. A. Beat, Mra. O. Ei
Mouiton, Mrs. M, F. Atklns, Mlaaes Maud
BhurtleiT, Clara Adama, Jano Bancroft,
flnrtrmln T.nlnml. Anna Tl, t. :
Carleton, Cora Glllotto, Harrlet Hua'e, Kate
oiiihu, jjuuv iiiuemns. ju ia l'nnk. v nr.
onco Shlpman, Margery Jones, Dr. H. B.
Boardman, A. E. Nllea, O. E. Mouiton, J.
iMiwaru iiauey, ueorgo u. rratt, W. B.
Smlth, W. I'hllip Smlth, Rlchard H. Btan
dlsh, John E. Leland, Georgo L. More and
fvaitt, uauuii auo uunui uuu uuku were
aorved during tho ovonlng.
Pathiotism that remlnded the vetorans
of tho atlrrlng days of the CO's was rampant
last Friday evening when orders wero ro
colved by Col. O. D. Clark, commandlng
tho First Regiment, National Guard of Ver
mont, to recrult the companles ln his com
mand to 100 men each, inatead of flfty-two,
tho atandard atreugth of each company.
Recruitlng hoadqaarters wero at onco
openod ln every town ln the state whero a
company ia locatod and before midnlght of
Saturday nearly every company waa fllled
to tho war atrength, with acorea of late and
dlaappolnted appllcants. At the headquar
terB of Company H elghty-threo men algned
the recruitlng roll, nearly doublo the num
bor requlred. Somo of tbese will be thrown
out for physical reaions, aome aro mlnots,
but moro than onough able bodled men re
maln to ralae the company far beyond its
maxlmum atrength. Plaus were perfected
to hold a moetlng at the armory Monday
ovonlng to ralao and enuln another volun-
teer company. but it waa thoueht best to
defer sncli action untll Company II la called
into aervice. xue omcers anu men havo
been Uterally sleeplng on their arms slnce
Friday night and the eall to move will flnd
them ready. It Is proposed by the veterans
of the clvll war to eacort tho boya to the
atatlon, headed by the band. When the or
ders come for the regiment to mobilize a pa
trlotlo demonstratlon awalts them.
Blnce tbe commencement of the Brewater
trlal considerablo haa been sald In the dally
papers regaruing juuge uunson's strlct lm
partlalttv. and. at the same tlme his natlent
conslderatlon of the ciatms of counsel, of
nis prompt anu mtuiuve declalona ln ques
tlons embodying llno polnts of law, to
which very few exceptlons havo been tak
en, of his thoughtful care for the comfort ot
the Jury, his unlform courtesy to tho news
paper men who are reportlng the trlal, and
of lila nntlrlng tndustry ln keeping the busi-
neaa trununng, wnen counBei, jurors, wlt
nesBes and spectatora have been weary,
All thia Ia true and well deaerved, but ln
one home in Montpelier Judge Munson's
namo ia a houaeliold word for other reasons,
and the atory 1b too good to keep. Last
Saturday a white rabbit, the pet of four
little BlsterB, dled, and, after a tearful con
aultatlon, it waa declded to give "Bunny"
a proper burlal on one of the hlllaldes over
looklng the clty. The body of the rabbit
waa tenderly laid in a soap box, which was
loaded on a tiny cart, and the proceaaion of
four sincere little monrnera started. The
mother, touched by the grlef of hor chil
dren, followed. On arrlvlng at the apot
deslgnated tho aoll was found to bo very
hard, and, with the lmplements they had
broucht. theao wee girls oould mako little
imprcaaion in digglng a gravo. A tall, com-
manamg loomuc gentleman. who was
strolllng over the htlls for exerctae, was at-
tracteu uy tne strange proceouings and
drew near. At a glance he took ln the aitu
ation, and with htB asaiatance the grave was
qulckly dug aud the box was depostted
tnereln. One of the tearful little onea then
dlscovered that the cover to the box was
not nroperly fastened, and the kind-hearted
stranger rolioved the girl's mind by nalllng
it. wnen tne grave was nneu anu a oarrel
stave. with the name ot the pet rudelv nen-
clled tbereon had tioen planted at tbe head,
the mother turned to the gentleman and
sald, "And to whom are my little gtrls in
debted for all this klndnesB?" "Munson,
of Manchester," was the atranger's reply.
April 11 the dlrectors of the Heaton Hos
pltal recelved the followlng communlca
tion from Mr. Heaton:
"In caae the dlrectors of the Heaton Hos
pltal shall conBlder lt neceasary to have an
additlonal bulldlng erected for the proper
accommodatlon ot the public, I will con
trlbute tbe sum of four thousand dollara
towards the orectlon of a bulldlng of the
samo dlmensions as the one called the East
Favilion. Homkb W. Heaton."
April 18 the dlrectors unanlmously voted
as follows:
"Whoreas, the Hospltal now has twenty
pationta, which is its full possible capacity,
and others have made appllcation for ad
mlsBlon, and experlonce has shown that as
the Hospltal becomes known more demands
are made for treatment wlthin lt; the dl
rectors ot the Heaton Hospltal conslder lt
neeessary to have an additlonal bulldlng
erected for tho proper accommodatlon of
the publio; and gratofully consldertng the
Soneroua offer of Homer W. Heaton mado
ipril 11, 1898, to contrlbuto four thousand
dollara, upon tho abovo conslderatlon of
neceaaity towards tbe orectlon of a bulldlng
of tho same dlmenalona as the one called
the East Pavillon; the dlrectors of the
Heaton Hospltal hereby adopt the the fol
lowlng resolutlona: Resolved, That ln con
Blderatlon of the neceaaity of having an ad
ditlonal bulldlng erected and the promlae
of Homer W. Heaton to contrlbuto four
thousand dollara therefor, we will at once
enter upon the constrnctlon ot a West Pa
villon to sald Hospltal of the same dlmen
alona aa tho East Pavillon; andthethanks
of the corporatlon are hereby oxtended to
Mr. Heaton for his generous proposltion
which enables it to carry out this work ot
necesslty for tbe good of the Blck."
In accordance with the abovo order and
acceptance, the dlrectors are now beglnning
tbe constrnctlon ot a west wlng or pavillon
to tho Hospltal. The work for tbe founda
tion was bogun by Oughtney Shambo April
26, and lt ls hoped the new wlng will bo
completed ready for the admlaaion of pa
tients early next fall. The Hospltal can
now caro for about twenty patlents and the
new wlng will provldo occommodations for
ton or twelve more. It was Mr. Heaton'a
deslre that the dlrectors ahould bulld the
now wlng and say nothing aa to where the
money came from, but they flnd Interest ln
tho matter ao general that conBiderlng the
publio work and support of the Hospltal,
informatton should bo made publio.
A Cahd. We, the underslgned, do here
by agree to refund the monoy on a flfty-cent
bottle of Greono's Warranted Syrun of Tar
if lt falls to curo your cough or cold. Wo
also guarantoo a twenty-flve cent bottlo to
prove Batlafactory or no pay.
Leater H. Greene. II. A. Slado.
W. E. Terrlll. O. Blakely.
Warnor Smlth gooa away on Thuraday for
the baao ball aoaaon. O. J. Wood haa
the contract to bulld tho new depot for tho
Montpelier and Wells Klver rallroad.
Florence Colu la ablo to bo out once moro
aftor hor aovero burns. Mbj-o Wymau
had to havo his old horae klllod laat week
on account oi a brokon leg, cauaed by bolng
klckod by another horso. New plat
form and Btopa havo been put ln front ot
the vlllage achool-house. Mlas Spauld
lug, the inuslo teacher, was ln town over
laat Sunday. Old Mr. Spofford ls very
I slck, with little o'nauca of rocovery.

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