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oeooaooooeoO0oeoe o O TK11BI8, l'AIl) IN ADVANCII, Uno Ycnr Ml.ffO O gKlKlttMonth 1110 S 5lx Jlonllm 75 J If nnt l'nlri In Ailvnnco, o O 00 n Yonr. O O oaocoooeoaooeoo oooooooooo 2 PCflDI CWANT A I.tVH 2 o I I.UI LL. WRKKIiY NKWS- 2 1'A I'K 11. TlliK 5 a "VATCIISIAN,,1S i LE O I'UIIMSIIKDFOll III M O O oeoeoooeoeooooo VOL. 93 4:81$). MONTPELIER, VT. WEDNESDAY AUGUST 24, 1898. NUMBER 34. HOUSE WARMINC. STEAM, HOT "WATER, FURNACE OR COMBINATION HEATING. Is no expcrlrncnt wilh Us. Wo know Low nnd do it rlght. Wo uso tho boat k tnaterinl monoy can buy, nnd guarantco Snfety, Economy nnd Durabllity. PRICES AS LOW AS THE LOWESTY Tho rush Benson for work of thia klnd will soon bo horo. Placo your ordors carly for new work and ropnirs. PECK BROS., 60 Main Street. THE GUYER HAT Needs no recommend from us. We have them for sale In the New Fall Shapes. ALSO Derby In other desirable styles, Whon buyera of Monumcnta must see tbo real Monumcut bcforo purchnsiug. Too often people have been deceived in buying from a more picturc, and from uuBcrupuloua agenls." Boston Olobe.. What ia truo in Bcaton ia true in Montpelier and vicinity. Call and soo my stock. Prices aa low aa the lowest for firet clasa goodB. CHARLES 22 Main Street, 1878 BEST KNOWN AND MORE RELIABLE THAN ANY. These machines, with Improved Swivel Carriers, are kept in stock and may be seen at BARROWS & PECK'S Montpelier, Vt. If in want ofla Cutter send in your order early. iWe seli these machines on easy terms, if desired. would you think of a m.an who would start on a long journey, leaving his family unprovidod for ? u You say you wouldn't do it ? l Is Your Life Assured? I j- You may start to-night. Botter take ono of tho cash valuo policios of tho Equitablo. Seo. irnnmn o k . w. n. o, wmioumD, uunurai Mgem, EOUITABLE X iqo Churcn Street Burlington, Vt BARGATNS m COftriftflERClAL STATIONERY. oxx3. for! SojneiTolosi zxxxcL Pricos. -5BBazM Vermont Watchman Co. THE Green Mountain Seminary -AND- MINARD OOMMERCIAL SCHOOL Waterbury Center, Yt. Tho Fall Term of Twolvo Weokabogins September 6, 1898. Six Couraoa of Study; Proparatory, Engliah Claaalcal, Collego Proparatory, Sciontiflc, Toachors' Commerclal. BLIZABETH COLLEY, A. M., Frin. and Sofl Hats, just received at A. SMITH, Montpelier, Vt, BUILDSNG, Farm and Stock for Sale. A RARE CHANCE! Wo now ofl'er our ontire dairy plnnt, of 2150 ncrBn, in n hgi stato of cultivntioii; with n woll Ofjuipped creamery, with water powor run by tnotor; a woll estahlislied milk.creani, butter and egg routo; in ono of tlio most onter- prisiiid nnd Kiowini; towni ln tho stnto; our ontiro liord of 10 cows and nll tho modorn tools on tho farm. Tliis plaeo is oidy two milos from tho villaKo, six from liarro city, two from tho iimrries, nnd witldn ten roda of n good school, nnd lias nn abundnnco of wntor and tinibor. Iiidldinga nonrly now. Will keoii 60 cows and toam. Torms ensy, For torniB ininuro of E: S. Martin, 0. U. Latlirop, Will iarastown, Vt., or J. W.Itowoll, Randolph.Vt. fllrs. 11AWJNA11 A. A1AKT1N, Mrs. MELINDA D. LEWIS. CUTTERS ! FUBLI81IBD XVKBY WHDNK6DAY BT The Vermont Watchman Company, At Montpelier, Vt. Jjf THE W WATCHMAN NI and the 1 BOSTON DAILY RECORD ONE YEAR Jk ...FOR $3.50... M Tiik nbovo clubbltiR arrangoment has boen mailo to supply, at a low prico, Watcumam subacrlbers with a daily pnpcr contatnlng all tbo natloual and forolRn nowfl. Tho IiOBton Dally Record ls an on torprlalng and woll conducted papor. Vkumont Watchman ConrAnv, Montpoltor, Vt. Itusliicss Mcre Mcntion. C. E. Suefaiid, luictlonoor, Maralifleld.Vt. Sric advortisotnent on thia pago for a rato cliunco to buy a farin and stock ln Williams town. On thls pftRo A. D. Farwoll advertlses tho colohratcd Guyor hat In now fall shapes. Wantkd. A rofined and cnpablo lady as managluR housekeopor. Address Box 20, South Cabot. Wantkd. A middlo aRed woman to do llRbt work and asslst ln caro of chlldron, Arthur Allon, Jr., 20 EaBt Stato streot. Tiik Barnard Sumuer& Putnnm Company has a matnmoth advertlsotnont on page llvo regardlni; tliolr Rroat salo 01 nannolottfas. Aiu Ousuion Datkus for cancelllnc rovo- mio Btampa, with your immo or inltials. jf iity ceniB anu si. vormom watcuman Company. Fon sale, at a barcain for cash, a new sewlnf; tnaclilno, mado hy ono of the old and beat companloa ln tho country. Ad dresa, Q. A. Alusworth, WllllatnBtown, Vt. Tho Rev. W. B. Costloy of Stockhridce. Ga., wliilo attonding to lila pastorlal dutlOB at Ellonwood, that atato, was attacked by oholora morbus. Ho aays: "By chanco I happened to fiot hold o a bottlo of Oham hurlalu's Collc, Cholora and Dlarrhooa Reniody, and I think it was tho tneans of savlng my llfo. It lolloved mo at once. For ale by U. Blakoly and w. JS. TorrlJl & Co. Pk.nsions of SG to S12 a month aro paid soldlerB, rlch or poor, with Bllpht illsabil Itles, contractod in or out of servlco, umler actolJuuey7t louo. jliiobo now penslonou undor thls act can complete any HUBjiondod, dolayed or rojoctod clafiu undor theoldlaw, and recolvo tho arroars. Wldows ontltlod, witliout regaru to causo 01 Boltuer's aoatn. No charco unlesa Bucceasful. Addresa, T. J. Doavltt. Montpelier, Vi.; Do tou want anythinc in tho llno of druga and inedlciues no niattor what? If bo call on Fred A. Ainsworth, proprietor of tho new Williamstown druc-storo. on Denot Btrjet,!ono door east of J. K. Lyndo's atoro ii, percnanco, no inay notuavo exactly wliat you dealro, ho will alin to snpnly it in tbo shortest posslble timo. If good Roods and honost prices and squaro deallng will do it, ho is bound to securo a fair sharo of publio patronago. bewing-iiiacmno Buppues and a popular llne of statlonory aro Bpoclaltles. Glre hlm a call. Tiik Bbst Rkmedv fo Ftux. Mr. Jolin Mathias, a well known stock dealer of Pulaakl, Ky., sayB: "Aftor sufforlnir for over a week with flux, and rny phyalclan havlng fallod to reliove mo, I waa advlsed to try Chainborlain's Collc, Cholera and Diarrhoea Romedy, and havo tho ploasuro of statinR that tho half of ono bottlu cured mo," For sale by C. Blakely and W. E. Terrill & Co. riulnilold. Ed. Fitzcorald of Woodsvllle was in town on Thursday. Mrs. D. W. Mosos has been ciuite ill for the past weok. Mrs. Josoph Bartlott has boen ill for the past two weeks. A crandson from Boaton is stoppinc with Mrs. Delinda Lombard. A numher from hore went to Plattshurt? on Wednesday of laat week. Mr. and Mra. J. B. Wells have retumed from thelr vlsit to CambrId(?o. A narty from thia nlaceenont Wednesdav of laBt wook at Woodbury pond. Harloy Cutler of Barro called on frienda in town on Wednesday of laBt weok. Mr. and Mrs. Flfleld of Moores. N. Y.. are visltlng their daughter, Mrs. John IIou- ilersoii, Mr. and Mrs, Carloa Goodrlch and daugh ter of Syracuso, N. Y., are viaitlng rolatlves ln town, S. II. Hooker has sohl tho staco buslness betwoen thls town and Hardwick to Wil- 11am 15. Uunt. There will bo a baakot plcnlo in Orvillo uuuuen's woous on xuursuay, August 20 A cordial invitation ls oxtonded to all. MIss Jennto Klsor of Pawtucket, R. I., will glvo a reading at Odd Fellows hall on Saturday ovenlng. Muslo will bo fumlabod. Herhert Ward who has boen Btopplng at Rov. A. 1j. Cooper's has gono to Wlllmlng- ton, uei., to uponu ino remaimtor oi lils va catlon. Dr. W. E. Lazello is maklng a tomporary homo ln tho Congrogatlonal parsonago and Dr. W. F. Lazelle ls movlng hack to tho old placo. Hovt Gallun and family aro taklnc a car rlago drlvo tlirongh tho northern part of Vermont and Stanstead, P. Q., visitlug roiatlvos anu irienus. On Thuraday nlght the croamery waa on' tored and a small amount of internal revo nuo and postago Btampa takeu. Tho nuxt nlght Busplclon waa faatened on two young boya and thoy were arreatod hy Ofllcor John Ryan, State'B Attornoy V. A. IIow land and Col. Lucla, Juatico of tho Poaco, came up anu conuucioii a nearing ln tne o Iloo of 0. E, Woodard, Jr. On trial the boys woro conylcted and put on nrobatlon Two othor boys woro thon arrostod aud trled for larcony from R. B. Little and on convlctlon woro rlnod $0 00 and costa. It ia hopud thia action may provo a wholeaomo leaBon to tne uoys oi tne town. Tiiic lateat cold huntor's stampedo from uuwson uity is to tuo noriu lorK oi irorty Mllo creok on Amerlcan soll. Thia nnwa has boen brought by partles arriviug from Dawson. They report that on August 2, word of a rlch find on Forty Mllo crook reached Dawson. aud ln twantv.fnur hnnra about 600 people had started for the sceno oi tuo reporieu uiscovery. MONTPELIER AND VICINITY. T.OOAT. iijwriwiiiaa. Lawiikncb Phksoott ia .vlsltlng in Bris tol. Mns. W. W. Paiik is vlsltlng in Covlng ton, N. Y. Misa Luoy jAcons is at nighgato Sprlngs for a fow daya. CiiAULits A. Ritni) of Chicago arrived ln town on Monday. i Mns. John W. Sitmt ia very low at her homo on Berlin stroot. A bon waa born last Wednesday to Mr. and Mrs. Josoph Oullotto. Fhank E. Hown, odltor of tho Record, is off duty becauso of illnoss. Mb. and Mns. J. 0. Camfdbll aro in camp at Hlghgato Springs. Miss Bauaii IlATcn of Naahua, N. H., is guoBt of Mrs. 0. II. Baldwln. Miss Mattik OAKr.nr of Norfolk, Va., Is vlsltlng Miss Bortha Slayton. Mr. and Mna. John W. Pkck havo boon in Boston durlng tho past wook. Misa Anna SANDBita of Randolph ia tho guost of D. L. Sandora, her unclo. Mns. Jamrs H, Gkoiiok of Now York is vlsltlng W. 0. Borry, her brothor. Mias Bonnby of Woburn, Maag., ls tho guest of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Lord. W. II. Graves of Pino Bluff, Ark., was tho guoat of O. G. llarris thls wook. Miaa Katib Lbb of Concord, N. II,, ls a guest of Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Corry. The ongagoment of Carl 0. Bancroft and Mlas Ilarrlot E. IIuso ls announced. F. J. McCuen waa oalled to Vorgenuos laat Friday by tho doath of hls fathor. W. E, Laird has boon conQnod to tho houso by Illnoaa durlng tho paat wook. Miles Standish was at tho Franconla Inn, White Mountalns, ovor last Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. M. II. Eddv of St. Johna bury aro vlsltlng Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Caustlc. Georqe E. Prkston of Atlanta, Ga., was tho guest last wook of 0. II. Moro, his cousin. Levi II. Bixnv and 0. A. Lang woro at Queon City Park, Burlington,' ovor last Sunday. Charles Gillette of Washington, D. 0., is visiting Mr. and Mrs. 0. M. Gillette, hia paronta. Mn. and Mks. J. Eli Goodenooqh and Ilarry Oviatt wero in Burlington ovor last Sunday. Lieut. Gisdorne came up from Camp Olyinpia laat ovenlng for a brlef vlsit with uia latuer. Miss Inbz Enqlish of St. Albans was at tho home of hor parontB in thls city over laBt Sunday. A. J. Cutler and familv of Chlcacro nrn vUltlng at tho homo of Goorgo D. Cutler, his brother. Mrs. J. A. DeBoer will clvo a whlst party on Thursday ovenlng at her home on uaiuwin Btreot. Mns. MARIA H. IIkmenway and snn. Georgo, retumed laat Friday to thoir home ln Maucheator. Rev. Andrew Gillieh will nreach at thn Claremont Juuctlon camp moeting noxt Fri day aftornoon. Tiik C. M. Lyons houso and lot on Elm Btreet has boon purchaaed by Georgo A i-ecK ior ?i,uu. Mrs. John E. Bsaas of Now York is vis iting her mothor. Mrs. M. O. Palcro and MrB. Joseph Poland. Miss Mary Marcott of Randolnh takes tho placo of Mrs. M. S. Davls as matron of Washington county jall. The infant chlld of Willlam Ewinc dlod last Thursday of cholera Infantum and was burled the followlng day. Mus. E. I. Dliunv and Misa Gortrudn Mnr. rill went on Tuosuay to Old Orchard Boach for a stay of threo woeks. Georqe G. Groot of Comnanv H has beon sont to hospital alnce tho arrival of tho regtment at uamp uiympia. GEOKdE Blair and dauchter. Julla. wnnt last Friday nlght, to Boaton, whore Mr. Blair waa sont on buslness. Fred L. Laird and familv loft on Satur day for Randolph, Mo,, whore thoy are vis iting rolatlves of Mrs. Lalrd. Amonq tho serioualv ill at Fort Ethan Allon is Adjutant W. II. Sterllng, son of Josoph Sterllng of thia city. The King'a Dauchters moot next Mondav aftornoon at half past two with Mlsses IIolou and Margaret Dewey. Rev. N. Nkwton Glazier of Greenfleld. Masa,, a former paator, ls to preach at tho Baptist church noxt Sunday. E. L. Hbrbert went on Mondav to Wcat Hartford whore ho ls to bo statlon agont for tho Contral Vermont rallroad. Lieut. Theodorb G. Dbwev of tho "Mas. sachusetts" is at tho home of Edward Dow ey, his father, on a brlef furlough. Mr. and Mrs. II. J. M. Jonbs loft laat Friday for the Iodlno Sprlnga Houso, South Horo, to romain about two woeks. F. W. Bancroft was tho euest of Luclen Howo and Mrs. Mary Howe Lavln at thelr homo In Brattleboro, ovor last Sunday. The oxcursion to Plattsburc from off tho llno of tho Montpelier and WellB Rlver rail road laat Wedneaday carriod 350passengers. Serqbant Edward Meiqs of Comnanv H came to Montpelier Monday ovenlng. He is quito Benousiy in, uiroaiened witu lovor. Mrs. S. D, Hale of ICeokuk, Ia., and Miss Euiily L. Clark of St. Johnaburv are guests of Mr, and MrB. Hermon D. Hop KIUB. John F. Goodbnouoii ls away on a vaca tlou of two woeks from his dutlos as post man. Hla placo Ia fUIed by Substituto Froer. Because of tho small advanco sale of ttckets tho concert announced for last Fri day ovonlng by Mary Howo Lavln was can collod. Miss Julia Peck has boon In the Mont pelier Bavlngs bank durlng tho past weok, whllo Jamos McDonald ia away ou his va eatlon. Mus. Gboroe Oaustic of Lincoln, Miaa Tucker of Warren and Miss Ada Howltt of Bristol aro guests of Mr. aud Mrs. O. T. Dodgo. Josefii Almon of Now York, represent ing tho Borlin Machlno workB, Is at tho Montpelier Houao accompanlod by Mrs. Almon. Mus. S. L. IIowb gavo a whlst partv last Thuraday evonlng at hor bouio ou Baldwln streot ln honor of MrB. Hosnior, of Chicago, hor slster. Mus. James Viotor Morrow went last wook to PlattBburR, N. Y,, to joln hor hua band who ls llvlng about threo milos from that city. Rev, Effir K. M. Jonbs of Barro has an appolntmout to preach ln tho Morso school houso, EaBt Montpelier, noxt Sunday at ':io r, m. Mrs. John E. Brioos of Now York has boen a guost of Mra. M. 0. Pace. hor moth or, and Mra. Joseph Poland, durlng tho pasi wook. Adjutant A. G. Eaton camo un from Burlington last Suuday nlght for a couplo oi uoura, roturning on ino j:du train iion day moruing. Miss Nkllib Oarroll. who formerlv lived in Montpoltor, dled last Thursday at noriuuoiu. ttuo was a sister oi Mra Mlchael Slattery. Miss Mahkl Fkiuiy roturned Monday ovonlng to hor homo ln Owosso, Mlch,, aftor a ploaaant vislt of aovoral wooks at tho homo of H. 0. Colton, Miss Anna Gurrnsry is to toach olocu tlon aud physlcal culturo durlng tho cora lng yoar at tho Calhourn.Chamboriln In stltuto at Rod Bank, N. J. Mit. and Mrs. Fred Stanton and Wll ,1am Allon of Cholsoa and Jamoa Robtnson of Nashua, N. H,, woro guosts last woek of Mr. and Mra. F. II. Traoy. Charles H. Ciioss roturned on Monday from a briof outing at Old Orchard Beach. Ho was accompanlod by Ilarry Cross of St. Johnsbury, hla grandaon. Residents on Borlin sido aro clroulating a numoroualy-slgned potltion, asklng tho noxt leglslaturo to annex that part of tho town to tho city of Montpelier. Mn. and Mrs. F. W. Morsb gavo a whlst fmrty last Wodnosday ovonlng at thoir lomo on Stato streot, ln honor of a brothor of Mr. Morso, who was visiting him. Ex-Aldkrman 0. E. Pbrrin wont last Saturday noon to Boston and Braintroo, Maas,, on a busineas and pleasuro trlp. Ho oxpoots to bo absont about ton days. Col. and Mrs. A. C. Brown, Miss Lucla Balloy and Mr. and Mrs. Komo G. Brown of Mtnnoapolis, Mlnn., wont to Mount Mansfield on Monday for a briof stay. Tiik Domocratio city caucus to nomlnato a candldato for city ropresontatlvo and jUBtlce tlckot is to bo held in tho grand jury rooui at tho court houso thls ovonlng. Tiik concort that waa to havo been givon at Dowoy Park last ovonlng hy the Mont pelier Mllltary Band was postponod ono wook bccauBO of tho inclemont woather. Corforal Will Theriault waa reported moro coinfortablo on Tuesday, and unlesa unforsoen complicatlons abould set ln his comploto rocovory is confldently oxpectod. L. C. Tewksbcrt was takon laat woek to tho homo of C. 0. Towkshury, hls father in Worcester, whore it Ia hopod ho will soon regaln his usual health and strongth. C. S. Hubbard of tho Exchango hotol loft last Friday nlght for Indlauapolls, Iud., to attend tho natlonal encampment of the Knights of Pythiaa, now in acsalon in that city. Orrin, Bon of Albort H. Crano died on Monday at the homo of hla fathor in tho "Jones Brook"no!ghborhood. Funoralsor vlcos will bo hold from tho houso thls aftor noon. The Montpollor Mllltary band has volun teered itB'servIces at tho parado and revlow of tho Vermont troops at Camp Olympla which will probably bo hold some day next week. Caft. Horace R. AnnoiT of Detrolt, Mlch., and hiSBlster, Miss Lucy E. Abbott. of Washington, D. C, aro spendlug aovoral days In tho elty with Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Martin. nmAM B. Wedqk waa nomlnatod on tho thlrd ballot for representatlvo In tho com ing leglalature, at tho Republican caucus hold ln Berlin town hall last Saturday af tornoon. Rev. Sahuel J. Mbad aud wlfo, who have beon mlasIonarleB ln South Centrnl Afrlca for fourteen yoarB, are vlsltlng in Vermont. Thoy woreihe guests laat weok of G. B. B. Denny. Mrs. S. D. Watkrman, formerly Miss Dolla Thompson, has rosigned as ono of tho toachors in tho Onlon school. A meeting of tho achool board will bo called within a few daya to 1111 tho vacancy. Alfred N. Siiort of Graniteville dled last Friday mornlng of typhold fevor at noaton hospital. Tho body was takon to Granltovillo that ovenlng whoro funoral servlces woro held on Friday. The work of hauling away clay and ox cavatlng for a bank wall that is to bo built on East Stato streot was commenced on Monday. Tho refuse clay will bo used in grading tho Unlon School grounda. Missbb Maukl IIamilton of Nownort. Joaophlno Kulght of Boaton, Burt Wiilard of Waltham, Maaa,, aud Jliaaea Gertrude and Joan Cochran of Groton woro gueata of Mr. and Mra. D. F. Clark laat week. Arthur N. Stratton, Jeaae N. Root and James Peck of Montpelier and George H. Mooro of Barro havo llled thelr papera and will take tho clvll servico examination at Montpelier the flrat wook in October. Miss Carrie Cross ontertained the The- mas club last Thursday afternoon at hor homo on achool street. Tea was served on tho lawn at flve o'clook, and tho grounds were deeorated in a very artistlo manner. The progress of tho repalra ln the Church of tho Mossiah will not prevent the holding of tho uaual sorvlcos in the audltorium noxt Sunday moruing. Tho pastor 1b expected to preach. Subject: "Turn On the Light." Col. Kittridqe IIA3KIN3 of Brattle boro, who haa beon re-nominated for ren- reaentatlvo for that town and who will nrobablv bo the noxt sneaker of tho Houso of Representatives, was intown on Monday. The Watorburv cornet band lis fortunato in securing T. li. Morrlll aa their leador. Mr. Morrlll meeta thls band ovory Satur day evenine, and thoir imnrovomont slnce ho took them ln hand is already very mark ed. Fred Pattkrson, who is charged with breaking and entorlng the noat-otllco and Btoro of II. B. Ayors at West Berlin, was hoiu last weoit in tuo aum oi sjuu ior his appoaranco beforo tho grand jury ln Sep- tomuor. Uarrt W. Park and Miaa Marion R. DavldBon ofjFort Covlugton, N. Y., aro to ho married to day at the homo of Thomas Davldaon, fathor of the brlde. Mr. and Mra. Park will arrlvo in Montpelier about uoptemuer -u, The Putnam Phalanx, a crack mllltary organization oi uartioru. uonn., wiu paas throuch Montpelier on Thursday. dlninc at tho Pavillon. Thoy will bo accompanlod uy a urum corpa, auu wiu vlalt tuo mrth placo of Admiral Dowoy. W. E. Tbrrill had hla loft oyo Berioualy inlurod last Saturday mornlng bv cettinc it hlt with a splral scrow driver which ho was uaing. Tno wouud waa dresscd by Dr. v. i.. uuanuior anu u u uopeu tnat tuo in jury will not bo permanent. The twenty-third semi-annual Washlncr. ton County Christlan Endoavor convontion ia to be hold at Borlin Cornor noxlf Tuea- day. Georgo 0, Pratt will spoak on "Stato Work" in tho afternoon. A programmo ln 1 1 oi goou tuing iias ueen prepaired. F. II. Mkrrill of Richmond, Va,, ad dreased tho meetlng for men held laat Suu day aftornoon at tho rooins of tho Young Mon'a Chrlstian Asaoclatlon. Hla themo waa "What's ln a name." Mr. Morrlll la a candldato (or tho vacaut aocrotarysbip, Gkohgk M. Smith, tho woll known con duetor on tlio Montpollor aud Wells Rlver rallroad, and Mrs. U. P. Younc woro mar ried a few days ago at the formor homo of Mra. young in Antrlm. M. 11. Mr. and Mru. Smlth returned to Montpelier laat WOOK, Fhank A. Bailey loft last Wednesday for Chlckainauga. Ho was summoned thero by tolegraph becauae of tho Htrloua Illnoaa of Luthor Bailey, his brothor, who Is a membor of Company E of Barro. Tho young mau waa too 111 to como to Vorniont witn tuo rogtmont. Dr. IIoyal T. Sawyer of Worcester was killod by a stroke. of llghtnlug at hla homo laBt Sunday aftornoon. Di.Sawyor camo to Worceator from Mechdnlcsvlfle a few months ago to Huccoeed Dr. A. J, Lance in hla praotlce in that village. Tho body waa taken to Mount noily on Monday Ior uurlal, Mns. n. S. Fostrii and chlldron of Fort Leavenwortb, Kan., havo been the guests of Murray A. Kont, brother of Mrs. Foator, during the past week. Capt. Foster, Mrs. Fostor's husband, waa with tho Twontloth unltod Statos Infantry at Santiago and ls now at Montauk Polnt, L. I. Superintendent Smith of tho olcctrlo rallroad ls maklng arrangoments to handle tho largo numbnr that will bo carriod on tho oloctrio road Wodnosday, Septomber 7, tho dato of tho iublloo celebratlon In Barro. Ho has engagod soveral conductors and motor mon from Burlington to asalet him on that day. Landlord SrARnow of tho Montpollor Houso ia to put Btool cetlinga Into tho offlco. roading room and dining room at that hotol boforo tho logtslaturo convonoa ln Octobor. Tho work haa boen contractod with the Garry Iron and Stoel Rooflng Company of Clovolaud, O., and work will bo commenc ed about Septomber 1. The board of clvil authority met last Thursday ovonlng ln tlio offlco of tho city clork to rovlao tho chock llat. Two hundrod and forty namos woro dropped becauso of doath or romoval and ono hundrod and oighty-nlne now names woro added. The board will meet agaln on Thursday ovenlng to complete thls work. Charles Andrews was knocked down by a runaway horso last Sunday mornlng in front of tho Montpollor houso. Ho waa unconsclouB when carrled into tho hotel but soon recovered and his wounds wero drossed by Dr. H. B. Boardman. IIo ro celved a bad cut on tho noao and was sori oualy brulsed in tbo sido. The caso of II. B. Wodge against R. 0. Bowors and G. W. Wing, growlng out of tho settloment of tho affatrs of the Staples and Copelaud Granito company, was parti ally hoard on Monday in tho ofllco of G. W. Wing boforo Frank Plumley of Northfield aa refereo. An adjournment has been taken untll noxt Monday mornlng. The Auguat Vcrmonter maintalns tho high Btandard long ago sot by thls dlstlnc tively Vormont poriodical. Edltor Forbes contrlbutea an lnteresting and comprehen sivo war article, and tho numfcer ls ombol llBhed with excellont full pago cuts of Goneral Shaftor, Rowland E. Roblnson, Goneral Brooko, Capt. Dodd and Rov. J. J. Lewis. E. F. Moore of Burlington with a forcoof mon commenced laylng a concrote walk on tho west aide of lowor stato street laat Thursday. Tho now walk will oxtend from tho Rlverslde to a short dlstanco below tho resldenco of T. R. Gordon. A new walk will also bo laid on tho aoutherly stde of Court street, and-Aovoral new crosBlugs will bo put in. For the Stato Fair to bo held at White Rlver Junctlon August 30 and 31 and Sep tomber 1 and 2, tho Contral Vermont rall road will soll rouudtrlp tickets from Mont pelier for S2.10 with proportionately low rates from all statlons. Ttckets will bo good on all regular trainB August 28 to September 2, incluslvo; good returnlng September 3. Caft. W. A. Pattee arrived in town laat evoning and waa given a cordial greetlng on every hand. Ile has lost thlrty-llvo pounda in welght, and plainly ahowa tho atralu he haa boen undor of late. IIo reports nono of tho boys from Company H in hospital as uangorouaiy ui, on tuo contrary all are maklng rapld Btrides toward recovery. Capt. Patteo will rejoln hls company thls mornlng. A reply was received on Monday by Sheriff Bancroft from Judge Wheeler of Brattleboro, aaylng that a special scaalou of Unlted States court for naturalization pur- posea will bo hohl at the lederal buildlng In Montpelier on Tuesday, August 30 at four o'clock ln the afternoon. It is probable that ono hundrod and fifty or moro will tako out thoir papera at thia time. A circular letter for "Children'a Biblo Sunday," which occnrs September 11, has uoen Bent out uy uov. lj. n. isillot oi Waterbury, secretary oi tlio Vermont Hiblo Soclety. In thls letter each Sunday-school chlld ia asked to contribute aa many pen- nies aa tuey aro years old. intorestlng ex tracts from lotters writton by chlldron. tell- ing how they earnod their pennies aro alao glvou. Mayor Skntbr and the board of alder- men havo received iuvitatlona to attend the exorclaea of the ilold day for tho benerlt of Company E of Barre, to bo held at Barre Wednesday, Heptombor 7. The board will be guests of the elty of Barro on that oc caBiou,aud carriages will be provided for them in tho parado. Cltlzons of Montpe lier, generauy are aiao coruiauy lnvitod to bo present. At tho special meetlng of tho city counctl held last Wedneaday evening it was voted not to oxtend tho Berlin water malns to tho oloctrio car barn. Tho requaitlonof George Wheoler, ovoraeer of tho poor, for 5400 for expenseB at tho city farm waa honored. Tho board decided to begln work on Eaat Stato atroet at onco and tho contract has been closed with W. C. Walkor to remove the surplus clay whero the now granito wall is to bo built. A shout tlmo beforo the First Vermont Regiment broke camp at Chlckamauga Capt. W. A. Pattee was Burprlsed by the members of Company n who went ln a body to hls tont and preaentod hlm with a handaomo gold mounted sword, with belt and scabbard. To say that Capt. Patteo was surprisod is puttlng it mlldly, but he waa ablo to thank tbo mon of hia command in worda that left no doubt as to thelr aln corlty. States Attorney Howland and Justlce J. II. Lucla wero at Plainfield last Saturday hearing complalnts against several boya charged with larcony and broaking and en teriug. For forclng an entranco into tho creamery at Plainfield with tho inteut to commlt larceny, Alexander Splcer and Raymond Goodwin wero bound over in the sum of 50 each. For broaking into a bar bor shop, Otis Cutting" and Nell Knapp woro finod, with costs, 88.33 each. The doath of Paul L. Veaper, a formor rcsidont of Wrlghtsville, was chronicled In laBt week's Watchman. Intelllgenco was receivod last Saturday evonlng of tho death of Liout. narry J. Vesper, hia brothor. Theao mon both enllBted from Spriugfleld, Maaa,, and wero membera of tho sanie regi ment. They wero tho only sons of Ollver Veaper, a former realdent of Montpelier, who ia now a travellng aaloaman for a well kuowu oil firm. At tho reunlou of Company I, Eleventh Regiment, Vermont Voluutnur, hold laat Thuraday aftornoon at Calata, a commltteo of two from each town was appolntod to mako preltmlnary arrangemouts for organ izlng a unlon of Washington county votor ans. J. O. Livlngaton aud L. M. Hutchln bou aro uiomhorB of tlila commltteo from Montpelier. The commlttee will meet lu tho rooms of Craudall Poat of Barro, on Wednesday moruing, September 7, to por fect an organization, Tiik hearing ln tho caso of tho Conaoll datod Ltghtlug Company agalust the Barre and Montpelier Tractlou and Power Com pany which was to havo been hohl laat Fri day aftornoon iu tho ofllco of Mayor Senter beforo W. B. 0. Stlckuoy of Bothel aa spe cial master, waa adjouruod to Thuraday, Septomber t), becauae of tho Illnoaa of S. 0, Shurtleff, asslstaut couusel with Mayor Sonter for the Consolldatod Llghtiug Com pany. Rlchard A. noar of Barro and J. P. LauiBon of Gabot aro attornoya for tho do fondant. Surr for 83,003 damagea haa boen brought by Mlchael Wololi of Barre agalnat tho Barro and Montpelier Tractlon and Power Company for injurtes alloged to havo been sustalnod by Welch whon ho waa forclbly ojootod from an oloctrio car ou tho Rialto bridgo In thls olty on Sunday, July 18. The Sapors were aerved laat Friday by Deputy herlff John L. Tnttle and tho writ ls ro turnable at tho September term of Wash ing County Court. F. L. Lalrd and John H. Senter are counsol for Welch. In rcspoiiBo to a call for a Iiepubllcan caucus to nomlnato a city reprosentatlvo and justlco ticket to bo voted for at tho Sop tombor electlon, about threo hundrod voters gathorod In Armory hall Monday ovenlng, An organization was effooted by the elec tlon of F. A. Howland chalrman, and John P. Adams Becretary. Harlan W. Kemp was placed in nomlnation for represontatlvo by E. A. Nutt and hls nomlnation was mado unanlmous by acclamatlon. On motlon of J. G. Brown tho chalr appolntod a commlt teo of llvo to present to tho caucus a 11st of nomlnoes for justlcoB of tho peace. Thia commltteo waa compoaed of J, G. Brown, O. II. Rlchardaon, J, W. Brock, 0. F. Col lins and Georgo O. Stratton. Thoy pro Bontod tho followlng for justlce ticket: M. E. Smille, A. J. S'.oue, J. II. Lucla, John Moonoy, H. A. Huso, Thomas Marvln, F. L. Lalrd, G. W. Wing, J. H. Senter, T. J. Deavltt, 0. DeF. Bancroft and Dayton P. Clarko. Thoso gontlemen woro nomlnatod collectivoly and tho caucus adjourned, after a sosalon of twonty-fivo minutea. The prlvato clam bako given laat Friday aftornoon by tho R. 0. Bowors Granito Company was very mucb of a auccoss not wlthatandlng thoinclement weather. About ono hundrod and fifty gueats woro present, many of whom had nevor attended a genu ino Rhode Island olam bake. Professor J, E. Wllaon of Provldencn, R. I., with an efll clont corpa of asststantB had charge of tho bako which was served under a large tont. Tho bako gtven Saturday afternoon to tho bosBos and polishors of Montpelier and Barre and invlted guests was attended by about two hundred poople. The Mont pelier Mllltary band was present and en livened tho aftornoon with a choico pro grammo. Tho bake waa aerved under a huge tent and was thoroughly onjoyed by ovory ono present. After dlnnor, sporta and athlotic contests took up tho time untll nearly sundown. Tho weather was de lightful and no unpleasant feature marred tho enjoyment of the day. Mr. Iiowora has eatabllshed an envlable roputation aa a hoat, and theao annual eventa given by the com pany of which ho ia the head are long and pleasantly remembered. In tlio proaence of a largo and deoply in toroated company Misi Mary A. Phlnney and Mr. Sldney E. Mclntlro of Rutland were married laat Wednesday mornlng at nine o ciock at Uhrlat church. The cero mony waa performed by Rev. Arthur W. Stono, asslstant rector of Trinlty church, Rutland. He waa aaaiated by Rev. A. N. Lewia, rector of Chrlat church. The in terlor of tho church waa very prettlly dee orated with cut flowers, palmB and ferna. The UBhers wero Uobert E. Phlnney and F. A. Howland of Montpelier, Fredorlck W. Bancroft of Boston and John W. Tltcomb of St. Johnsbury. As tho woddlng party marched up the alale the Cecilia Quartotte, of which the brlde waa long a member, aatig the woddlng march from Lohongrln. Af ter the ceremony a weddlng breakfast was served at the homo of Mr. Phinney and the newly married couplo took the ten o'clook train for Lake Goorgo where they expect to remaiu a week or ten days. Aa the train pulled from the statlon Mr. and Mra. Mc lntlro wero Bhowered with aweet peas and the Cecilia Quartotte agaln ralsed the stratns of Lohongrln. Mr. and Mrs. Mcln tyre will be at home at Rutland after Sep tember 1. A MEMBER Of tho WATCHMAN Staff W88 at Fort Ethan Allen last Sunday when tho First Vermont Regiment arrived from Chlckamauga Park, after a journey of moro than fifty hours. By olectrlcs, ateam cars, aud vehlclea of every descriptlon fully 4,000 poople gathered at the fort in tho early hours of the mornlng and waitod patlently untll half-paat ono, when the hospital train, hearing two hundred and fourteen men and the doad body of Corporal Ilarry B. Lam aon of Barre, who died of aplnal meningitls onroute, was slowly and carefully switched to the side track ou tho ground, Twenty one of the men were dangeroualy aick. They had to bo carrled to the hospital on stretchors, whllo tho otherB were able to ride to tho harracks near by iu ambuiauces aud four-horso wagona. As the mon were carrled from the train or feebly allghted tho feellugs of tho thousands of spectators could not bo restralned. Women and men wept like children, whllo in reaponae to plteous appeala for water from tho sufferers, scores of men threw off thelr coats aud liurriod brimming palls, buckets and pltchers of cool sprlng water to parched lipa. Not a cheor was heard. The appearance of the men was a Bhock and a aurpriae to every ono. Had they juat roturned from six months' Btarvation in Spanish priaons, they could not havo been more enfeebled or emaciated. Thelr sunken cheeks, glaasy eyes and sallow, unhealthy complexlona told moro eloquently than words what thoy had suffered. It took nearly two hours to tranafer the occupants of thia train to bar- racKS anu uospitai, wuere a corps oi puysl clans and tralned nursea at once began re liovlug the wauts of the mon. Asslstant Surgeou Joseph W. Jackaon of Barre waa ln charge. Fifteon of hia thirty assistants aud nurses were prostrated with dlseaso aud the straln to which he had been sub jected stnce tho tralu left camp, with loss of sleep, had left their marks upon hlm. Several of tho sick mou with whom the re porter talkod spoke in terms of tho warmest praiso of Dr. Jackaon. With scant food and littlo sleep he was constantly watchlng the sufferers, going many tlmes each day from ono eud of tho train to tho other, and with medlciue and cheerful words, doing much to koep up the aplrlta of the men. The death of young Lauisou waa keenly felt by Dr. Jackaon, as thoy were personal friends. In conversatlon with the Watch man reproaentative, Dr, Jackson said he had aeen no water In camp that ho would offor to a horse or a dog in Vermont, and to the Impure water ho charges very much to the prevalent slckness and dlseaso in tho regiment. Tho followlng members of Com pany H were on the hOBpital train: Corpo ral Wllliam Theriault. Oliver Glshorn, Elmer Town, Samuel Wing, Frank Jary, W. J. Mooro, E. W. Lynton, Alfred Du cetto, Jerry Sulllvan, Willlam Duffy, R. A. Cook, E. S. Parmollo, D. O. Booth, Nelson Pickering, 0. G. Smith, Harvoy Reed, W. J. Putney. Nouo of thoso are dangeroualy ill. Corporal Theriault was brought to hia home Sunday nlght by hla father, aud Bovoral others havo obtained furlougha. Tho tralu hearing the flrat battalllou, made up of couipaniea M of Burlington, A of Rut land, and 0 of Brandon arrived at tho fort ahortly aftor llvo o'clock Sunday attercoou. Cheora from a thouaand throats with wav Ing hats and handkerchiefa greotod theao luya as the train waa run on tho alding. They qulckly formod up, Btacked arma and marched to tbo cautetm where Quarter niaater Goneral Gilmore and Cateror Coon of Burlington had hot cotfee And saml wichea iu abunduuco for all. Tho stock aud haggago train arrived at ton o'clock, aud.tho two remainlng sectlouB shortly be foro mldniglit. Early Monday morniug tho regiment went Into camp on tho Stato mus ter grouud, from which they took thelr de parturo in May, Nearly all the aick are couvalescent. Bractng alr, an abundance of pure water, and wholeaomo food are work tug wondors among thein. Orange H. D. Camp Ia slowly recovering from his recent aovoro illnoss. Mtaaes Fhnnio aud Alma Whoaton of Barre apont sovoral days with Edna Beard last week. Mra. E. N. Cnrtla and Mrs. R. E. Beard wont to South Royalton laat Thursday. Mra, Board returned Saturday, Mrs. Curtls will romain several weeks with hor slster, Mra, George Condon, Misa Ida Townor of Chelsea spent laat Sunday with frlonda. . Mrs, Georgo Emerson vlslt ed her slster ln East Orange on Monday. ; R. P, Lord was unanlmously noml natod for representatlvo at tho Republican caucus held Saturday evening.