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VERMONT WATCHMAN & STATE JOURNAL WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 1898,
5 INSURE AT LOWEST COST IN UNION, mUTUAL Fire Insurance Go., OF MONTPELIER, VT. Ismics Iiolli Jlulunl niid l'nl1-ii) I'ollcics. Ox'prnnizocl lH'T'CJ. Pi'ciiilimi A'otcs in rorcc,$2,215.000.00. JAMES W KOC ricsidont. JIAItLAK IV. KEMr, Sccrotrirr. TOWN CORRESPONDENGE, 1TE3U8 OF IKXEIIESTI'HIISONAIj AND aiSKJUlAJj. Burro. Hotner Fitts ls in New York this week. Alexander MoKay la vlsltlng in Mon treal Mr. anil Mrs. Josoph G. Mudgett aro vls iting In lioston. Mr. anil Mra. E. J. Galo woro In Burling ton over laatSunday. A 1 uighter was born la9t Frlday to Mr. and Mra. Lewis White. A daugbter was born last week to Mr. anil Mrs. Jatnes Sunmiors. The Congrcgatlonal Stato couvention wlll be helil ln Barre next June. Clareuco F. Wortben bas entored tho High Scliool at Newton, Mass. Wlll Carloton wlll glvo a reading lu Barre on Frlday evenlng, September 23. Tlie Infautcbllil of Robert Buehanan dled on Monilay, aud was burled Tuesday. Judge A. M. Jackman is vlsltlng John M. Jackman, his son, at Brldgport, Conn. Mrs W. W. Oaldor and son aro vlsltlng Mrs. George Euiory at Rooliello, Conn. Miss Gladys Beckley ia soon to enter tho New England Consorvatory of Muslc, Bos ton, Mrs. J. D. Smltb of New York clty is tbe guest of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Gale at tho City Hotel. Rev. George Johnson of Burlington prcached last Sunday at tlie Church of the Good Shepherd. A muslcal and llterary entortalnment was held on Monday ovonlug at the Pros. byterlan churcb. Mlss Ilelen M. Brown, a graduate of tho Spauldiug Hlgh School last June, is toach ing at Northfield. F. T. CutJer is at Waterville, N. Y., thia week, puttlng In the foundation for a sol tllers' inonument. John F. Mead and Miss Annie Mead of Randolph, were guests last week of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Morse. Edward Mower has purchased of W. 0. Nye fonr bulldlng lots on tho Andrew Dud ley land in South Barre. Editor Whltaker of tbe evenlng Teleijram bas been cngaged to coach tho Goddard Semlnary foot-ball eloven. Tbe case of State agalnst Burt Biabop for breach of tbe peace haa been contlnued un til Saturday, September 24. The flrst meeting of the season of the Glio clnb waa held on Monday evening in the Spaulding high school. E. L. Sraltli wentlaat Frlday afternoon to Old Orchard Beacb where ho is laying the foundation for a new house, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew J. Carpenter and son of Groton were the guosts laat week of Mr. and Mra. Oharles Averill. A son waa born laat Tburaday to Mr. and Mrs. Joaeph Colomb, and a aon Saturday nlght to Mr. and Mrs. George Loo. W. B Minard and Mlss Attie B. Water tnan were married laat Saturday afternoon by Rev. S. N. Jackson at bla resldence. A son waa born last Wednesday to Mr. and Mra. Augustus Barney, and a daugbter the same date to Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Boyco. Mrs., James Allen salled laat Saturday from 'Montreal for Londonderry Ireland, to visit Beveral months at hor forinor home. An infant chlld of Gbarles Sassl dled last Frlday of cbolera lnfantum and waa bnried Saturday forenoon in tbe Gatholio cemo tery. Peter Abbott now in the employ of Smlth Brotbers, bas purchased of S. D. Slbley bls meat market and wlll take posseaalon Octo ber 15. Mr. and Mra. Frank McWhorter left laat Frlday for Springfield, Mass. They wlll vlslt in Worcester and Boston for two weeks. William Wishart has resumod his law studles ln tbe ofQce of Mayor Gordon, and wlll take the anpreme court examiuationa in October. Mr. and Mrs. E. N. Preacott went last Saturday to Oleveland, O., to attendthe na tlonal convention of the Order of Unlted Mecbanlca. Nearly 820,000 in taxes was paid treasu er B. H. Wells laat Frlday, the last day of grace wben taxes could be paid and save the diBcount. MIbs Lucy DeFord was arrested last Frl day evening by Deputy Sberlff French for tbe larceny of 825 from Gharlos E. Smlth, ber employer. , Rev. EfQo K. M. Jones preached a sormon of welcome to the students of Goddard Bem inary at the Unlveraalist church last Sun day morning. The elghty-seventh blrthday of Mrs. O. P. Flsber was observed last Saturday at tho home of Mrs. A. G, LaPoint, ber daugbter, on Elm streot. John Letourneau of Graniteville and Mlss Alberta Baritonne were raarrled at St. Monica'a church Monday morning bv Rev. Father P. M. MoKenna. W. B, Viall, representatlvo elect from Randolph, accompauled by hla wlfe and daugbter, spent last Sunday at tbe boino of II. K. Bush on Keltb Avenue. John Gullo, the victlm of the recotrt ao- cuiontal Bhooflng at East Barro, dledlast Suuday evening. The person who flred the fatal shot haa not been approhended. Peter Martin, a quarrymau ln the employ of Milue, Clarlhow & Gray, had hlaright arm broken laat Saturday forenoon by get tlng it caught in a chaln at the quarry. A muslcal and llterary entertalnmont waa glven ln the Presbytorian church last Mon day evenlng. The proceods wlll be devoted to buylug hytnn booka for tho Sunday aobool. Evangellst J. H. Langloy begun laat Sun day a jer ea of evangelutfo aervlceH in tho Freo Metbodist church at Websterville. Evangellst Sturtevant of Boston is laborlnc at East Barre. h The older atudents and faculty and aevor al of tbe alumni gavo tho new Btudeuta at Goddard Beminary a reception In tho par lora last Saturday evenlng, whioh was a very pleaaaut affalr. TIII2 - Tho house of Robort Mercbant on Smlth's uieadow was ralded laat week and a quan tlty of IwhlBkoy, gln and ale was Becured. Juatlco Scott flned Mercbant 840 and coatB, amountlng to 801 10, whlch be paid. Captaln Badgor was ordorod to roport to Camp Olymplafor dutj last Saturday. Ile la for tbe present ln cbarge of the detall of troops left there from the Flrst Vermont rog lment to guard government proporty. A reception was glven clty representa tlvo elect George T. Swasey on Monday ovonlng at hia home on Semlnary streot. Several spoechos were mado and miiBlo was furnished by tho Trans-Atlantlo band. Tho little daugbtor of Mr. and Mrs. James Sector dled last Frlday of aplual rnonlngltls. The fuunral Bervlcea woro held at tho house on Dlvlsiou atreet Suu day aftornoou, Rov. T. II. Mltcbell ofllclat lug. The street commlssloners held a moetlng at pollce headquortors last ThurBday nlght to hear pleas from tho abutters on I'leasaut street. None of the intereated parties wero present, howover, and tho bearing was ad journed two woeka. Mlas Iiiicy Do Ford was dischargod for lack of ovldonce by Judge Barney last Frl daj afternoon on a cbarge of larceny whlch was agalnst her. A, G. Fay appeared for tho State, and William Wiahart and S. II. Jackson for tbe defence. Peter McDermott was convlctod beforo Justlce II. W. Scott Monday mornlug of a thlrd offenco of Intoxlcatlon and was flned, wlth coats, 5C0.C1. IIo took tho alternativo sontence of slxty daya in tho house of cor rectlon at Rutland. Mlas Edltb Barnes, asslstant prlnclpal of the Ulgh School, entertained tho school teachers of Barre last Friday evoning at her home on Illghland Avonue. Twenty-seven teachers were present and they repreaented nearly every Bcbool in tho clty. Rev. Frank R. Galo of the Harvard Dl vlnity Bchool has been visltlng at hls bome ln Barro durlng the pant week. Ile has recently recelved a unanimous call from the Unltarlan church in Sudbury, Maes., wblcb he wlll probably accept. The hearlng ln tbe McElrov aealnst Mc- Leay case, whlch has been beforo Judge Z. S. Stanton of Roxbury for several days was cloaed last Friday. The niaster wlll tnake hia report to Judge Start at the protent term of Washington county court. Charlea Leoman waa arreated laat Satur day evening by Offlcer Brown on tho com- plalnt ol several laules that ue nau at tempted to assault them. Justlce Scott fined hlm 820 and costs, and if be is agaln caught at sucb dastardly buslnesa lt wlll go hard wlth hlm. Only ono arrest in Barre tbe day of the celebratlon speaks well for the good order of the city. Terrance McKano of Webster ville was taken ln Wednesday morning by OfHcer Perry for intoxlcatlon, and creatlng a dlsturbance on North Maln street. Ile waa flned wlth coats 810.61. Taklng effect last Saturday, and until f urther notlce, pasBenger traina now leave Barre for the quarrles on Tueadays, Thura daja and Saturdaya instead of datly aa hore tofore. On the days mentloned a ihrougb passenger coach wlll leave tho Wells River tlepot at Montpelier at 1:05 r. m., returnlng arriving at Montpelier at 3:20 r. m. A local assoclatlon of tbe Olerk's Natlon al Protectlve Assoclatlon was organized in Barre last Thursday evoning wlth twenty cliarter members. The ofllcera olected aro: Frank Mercbant, presldent; A. O. More, first vice-presldent; George Wllson, aecond vlce preBldent; W. J. McLean, correspondlng aecretary; B. I. Staplea, nnancial aecreta ry; E, J. Owens, treasurer, and Micbael Huntington, guardian. Representatlves from fourteen out of ninetoen towns in tbe county met at Barre last week to organize a veterans' assoclatlon. It was voted to call the organlzatlon tho Washington and Orange County Veterans' Assoclatlon and to hold a reunlon at Dewey park some date the last week ln September. An organlzatlon was eiTected by the eleo tlon of George T. Conner of Barre, presl dent; L. M. Hutchlnson of Montpelier, vlce presldent; J. H. Lucla of Montpelier, treas urer j J. R. Wllson of Worcester, aecretary. An executlve commlttee conslsting of G. M. Feltjof Berlin, W. E. BUbb of Calais and Edward Baker of Montpelier was also elect ed. It was voted to extend an lnvltatlon to tbe Veterans ot Orange county to Jolu tbe aBBoclatlon. Tbe funeral of William R. Dunham, a rnember of Company E, held last Tburaday afternoon, was very largely attended. Brief aervicea were held at the home of Mra. William Durkee, hla alater, after whlch tbe remalns woro taken to tbe UniveraallBt cburcb. The floral deslgna were many and beautlful and tho Interlor of the cdlllco waa draped wlth tlaga. Six of hla comradea from Company E acted as bearers and tbe remalnder ot the Company, under command ot Captaln Badger, acted as eacort and flred a volfey over hls grave. Rev. Eflle K. M. Jonea dollvered an appreclatlve and touch ing dlscourse. Goddard Semlnary, of whlch Mr. Dunham waa a member ot tho faculty at tbe outbreak ot the war, waa cloied Thursday, and the faculty and studonts at tended the funeral ln a body. Tho burlal was ln Hope cemetory. A conservatlve eatimate places tho num ber of vlsltora in Barro last Wednesday aa 15,000. It was by far the largest crowd Barre has over Been and probably larger than wlll be soen here agaln for yeara to como. When tho parade started from North Barro at eleven o'clock thestroetB from that polnt to the trottlng park worea Bolld maaa of liti manlty, wbllo every wlndow and polnt of vantago ground for a vlew of the procession was crowdrd wlth people. Chlef Marslial Alexauder Bruce and twontyflve alds led the procesBlon. The Montpelier Milltary Band and Companles E of Barre, F of Northfield, II of Montpelier and D of St. Johusbury wero at tho head. The troops were under cbarge of Major Bonnetto and and woro loudly cheercd along the entlro routo. Othor organlzatins ln tho parade woro Crandall Post, tho Spaulding Iligli Bchool cadets, Puge Camp, Sons of Veter ans, the Barre Flre Department, tho Gath olio Order of Foresters, the Order of Scot tlsh Clana, the Uutforinod Rank Kulghts of Pythlus, tho Juulor Order of Unlted Amerlcan Mecbanlcs and the Odd Follows. There wore a large number of iloats repre sentlng tbe merchants and mauufacturing flrms lu tho clty, many of them belng very attractlvo. Elght bands and two drum corps furnlshod mnsio. Tho procession was u mllo and u half In longth and roqulrod nearly an hour to pass a glven polnt. All tho butldlngs along the llno of inarch wero proiuBoiy docorated ona onposito tno city tmrk was n trlutnnhal ntch of evergreens. wlth portratts of Dowoy and Ilobaon, the wnoio surmouuteil by tno Blilold ol company E. At tho park tho column was revlewod by Mayor Gordon and dlsmlssod. Tho raln lnterfored consldorably' with tho sportlng contests at tho park in tho aftornoon and with tho llro worka ln tho evoning. It ls tbought that Company E wlll not lioarly i,uuu irom ino proceeua ot ino uay, xno Bteam and oloctrlo rallroads woro crowded to thelr utmost capaclty to furnlsb traiiB portatlou, but tlioy wero cqnal to tho omor concy and no accldonts or casuattles occur red. It was a day from whlch all groat crowtis anii largo unuortaitings ln lliirro ln uiiuru wui uato. Soutli Darro. xur. nnu xvirs. ai, u, nooKor oi washing ton, D. 0., aro vlsltlng ot tho boinoof A. W. ijano. 1 Adolph Lano roturned to Ilan over last Monday nlght. J. Grantot Chelaoa spout last Bunday at tho homo of juoon oaitor. uemomoor tno sociai and Japaneso wodding to-nlght at tho Unl vorsaltat chapel. Urudfora. A. M. Roblo of Lyndonvlllo was ln town over lasc bumiay. L. S. Erwln vislted bls alater at Lvmlon. vlllo laat Wednesday. A. E. Sleonor and O. S. Towksburv of ijexmctou. Mlcn,. aro vlsltlnir at J. E. Sleeper's. Mlas Mary E. Dowso ot Llabon ls board- mg at i . a.. uuase's nnu attenmng achool at tho Wood's Hlgb Sohool. Mlssos Lucy and Ada Hartwell of Lawronce, Masa., aro vlsltlng thelr paronts, Mr. and Mrs. S. Hartwell. Mlss Hattlo Tarbox. who haa beon suffor- tng severely wlth neuralgla ln tho sldo for the past wcok, is improving. Mrs. G. W. Colo roturned last Saturdav from Plainfield, wbero aho waa callod bv the aevere lllness of hor nepbew. Tho funeral of Mrs. Susan CoiTran was held at her lato resldence last Sunday at one r. m.. Rev. O. n. Cooledgo of Plormont, N. II., olllciatlug. Tho harnesa bualnesa, whlch bas beon conducted hore by W. A. Porklns, haa been nurchaeed by Charlea Weed and tho stock of goods moved to Topsham. Haley and Wbltney's San Franclsco mln strela aro blllcd hero for September 10. Thia ls a flne troupo and should recelvo the Uberal pntronago of our peoplo. The nanor mlll. kuown as tho Walts River paper mlll, mauaged by A. F. Colburn and C. A. Wiswell, closed last Saturday nlcbt for an ludetiuito neriod. nondincr the results of sultB. Mlaa Holeu Mltcholl and slster of Dotrolt. Mlcb., who havo been Bponding a fow daya wlth Mr. and Mth. J. E. Sloepor, left for Fabyana on Monday, wbero they oxpect to remaln a few days. Married, at tho resldence of tbo brldo's motber last Saturday, S. D. Davis and Mlss Lou D. Harrls, Rov. II. T. Barnard per formlng tbe ceremony. Tho happy couplo left for a sbort wcdding trip. Trustoo and Mra. V. A. Dotv. Prlnclnal and Mrs. F. E. Pricbard and the new teach ers were given a reception by the puplla of wood's iiign acuooi last u riciay evening at Wood'a liall. A larce comnanv waa nres- ent and a very pleaaaut sociai ovonlng spent. llio reguiar sociai servico was iieni at Graco Church last Sunday evening, led by a soug servlce at whlch Mra. B. S. Ilooker, assiBtcd by Mr. Barry of Newport, N. H., rendered the beautlful duet "Sweot nour of Prayer." They wero assiated by W. F, JJavlB, apeclal vlollnlst. At the communion sorvice at Grace Church Sunday, September 4, the follow ine nersona were recoivod by the pastor. Rev. A. II. Wehb, into full membersblp: Mlsses Jiattio uraig, aiico Jiuny, JMauno Robinson, Maude Wilson, W. F. Davls and George Wilson, also ono by letter, MrB. V. A. Doty. Renresentatlve-elect G. A. Dlckey gavo a reception to bls party frlends and belpera ln nonor ol ma eiecuon laat saturuay evening. Ligbt refreahments were aerved and a fow remarka made by Mr. Dickey. Company G Milltary Band was present and added much to tne ovening's entertainment uy several flne HolectloDS. At about nlne o'clock a cannon was placed on the bluff uear Mr. Feters' realdence and was kept In constant uso until Sunday. Althouch electlon day was a beautlful Sentomber dav vet onlv about 350 out of nearly 414 voters went to the polls to vote. U. A. JJlckey, domocrat, was olected town repreaentatlve over B. 8. Hooker, repuhli can, by about twenty-three majorlty. Tho democrats olected thelrtentlre justlce tlcket whlch ls as follows: L. W. .Doe, Frank Lainb, T. J. Albee, W. M. Merrlll, n. W. Kimball, B. F. Chamberlln and H. H. Do Goosb. Tbe vote for Stato and county offl cera was as follows: Governor, E. 0. Smlth, 165; T. W. Moloney, 150; Heutenant-gover-nor, H. 0. Bates, 150; A. A. OlmBtead, 148; Stato treaBurer, J. L. Bacon, 155; S. W. C'ough, 145; secretary of stato, F. A. How land, 151; G. B. Davis, 144; State audltor, O. M. Barber, 150; R. H, Preble, 141; congresa man, W. W. Grout, 151; 0. A. G. Jackson, 147; senators, J. B. Peckett, 147; G. W. Lynde, 145; J. A. Stanley, 145; Charlea Jonea, 1C3; asBistant judges, H. W. Fitts, 151; J. R. McLam, 153; Lewis Dlckerman, 139; O. P. Dlckey, 140; judge ot probate, S. M. Gleason, 1G9; M. O.Knlght, 138; State'a attorney, H. K. Darling, 151; G. A. Dlckey, 154; sheriff. F. I. Whltney, 152; Frank Lamb, 151; bigh balllff, S. K. Berry, 152; D. Rowland, 141; county commlBstoner, Alonzo Noyes, 148; R. W. Chamberlln, 14C. The result ot the vote tor representatlvo was aomewhat of a surprlae, the republlcan can didate, B, S. Hooker, belng one ot Brad ford's heaviest buslnesa men and a true man ln every senso of tbe word. Hia de feat waa partlally due to hla belng a abort tlme realdent ot the town and to tbe ln fluenco of Beveral who bave prevloualy callod tbemselvea republicans, but owlng to a little personal dlssatlsfactlon turned thelr voto and lnfiuence toward the electlon of the democratlc candldate. George A. Dlckey, tbo xepresentatlve-elect, is a natlve of thU town, a prominent member ot the State bar, and capable of ably representlng the town in the State legialature. Bradford Gentor. Mrs. George Silloway la recoverlng very slowly. Mrs. James Kolloy, wbo haa been slck for some montha, Is a vory little better. i School commenced on Mon day wlth MIbs JoluiBon as teachor. September 9, 10 and 11 there were sllght frosts ln thia communlty. : Leo Ma clure was tho guest ot hls paronts on Sun day. This laat week Loule Merrlll saw tbree deer back ot hla buildlnga. Cabot. Tho infant son ot Chas. Utley is quito 111. Mrs. Addison Baker has roturned to Bos ton to reaume her posltlon aa teacber. Mra. Martha Page and daugbter, Cora, from Now Jersey, vlaltod at B, J. Lance's last week. Charlea Utley la erccttng a two-story house on Elm street oppoBlte Mrs. Vlola Whltcher'a roshlonco. Mr. and Mra. B. J. Lanco wlll recelve thelr frlonda at thelr home on Tuosday eve nlng, September 20. A cordial lnvltatlon la oxtended to all, both old and young, Tbe largest Governor vote was east at the freeraan's meeting that bas been east alnce 1880. That year it was 321, this year 328. This glvos two addltlonal delegatea at tho county convention. Tho representatlvo voto waa S. L. Wlswolli democrot, 02; J. P. Lamson, cltlzcu, (17; B. J, Lance, republlcan, 155; and Mr. Lanco was deolared olected. Oheer after cheer followod the anuouuceiuont. Tho vlotory waa consldered the more couiplete because of tbo Bchoiue that was resorted to to dufoat tho rugular uouiiueo, DoWltt's Witch Jlazol Salvo haa the largest sale of any Salvo Iti.the world. This fact and Its morlt has led dlshonost peoplo to attompt to couuterfolt lt. Look out for tbe man who attempts to decolve you when you call for DeWltt'n Witch Hazol Salvo tho great pllo curo. W. E. Terrltl & Co. Chelsea, Alvah Carpenter and wlfo aro viBltlng In St. Johnabury. Fannle M. Stoarns began a school ln Northfield this wcok. Frod E. Atwood resutnes hla Btudles at Dartmoutb Collego this wook. John 0. Lotigeo was married on tho 31st ult., by Justlco 0. 8. Emory to Mra. Suaan l'nrsoim ot Middlesex. Benlamlu E. Sargent, who bas boon Rpending sevoral weoks wlth hla paronts, haa roturned to Boston. Lylo, aon of F. L. Beckwlth, colobratod lils elghth blrthday on Saturday wlth a party ot about forty-flvo childron. Ira A. Abbott and daugbtor of Havcrlilll' Mass,. nnd Mrs. Slmmona of Woodstock havo beon vlaltlng ot 0. P. Abhott'a. Profosaor J. K. Lord and wifo of Ilanover, N. H., nnd J. K. Lord, Jr., of St. Louis, Mo., woro at J. B. Atwood's on Frlday, Lllllan M. Rlch ls awnv for n mnnth'a va- catlon, nnd Ada M. White, who has boon worklng for hor, has returned to Randolph. Mrs. Lllllan (Lowell) Burbank of Woods vllle, N. H., haa roturned here wlth her graudmother, Mrs. J. G. Minard, who has been for aomo tlmo In Woodavillo. Caspar P. Abbott of South Royalton and W. A. Abbott of Hartford have bought Calvln M. Brown'a place, wlth tho lnten tlon of flttlng lt up for a summor resldenco. Blancho M. Townsend, L. Bello Chandler, Edwln I. Hlbbard, William S. Chaplu and Harold D. Comatook go this woek to Meri don, N. II., to attend Kimball Unlon Acad omy. Rov. A. J. Eastman and famllv aro to be absent lin various placoB ln Now Hamp Bhiro for tho next two weoks, and thore wlll bo no aervlces on Sunday mornluga at tho Concrecatlonal church durlncr this tlmo. Tho Sunday-school and all othor sorvlcea wui uo malntalnod as usual. Rov. J. C. Jackson. D. D.. asslstant su- Eorlntondent of tho Amerlcan Antl-Saloon eacuo. addressed unlon audiences on Sun day, spoaking at tho MothodlBt church in the morning and at tho Congregatlonal church ln tlie evoning. Steps wero taken toward formlng a local leaguo. An auctlon ot N. II. CaBWoll'a housohold goods la appolutod for Tueaday and wounosday ot tma wceK. nrenaratory to tne removal of Mr. and Mra. Caswell to Brldge- port, Conn. Tholr daugbter, Mrs. Jack man, la now witu thom, witli little Bornlce Betnis, who is now Uvlng with her. Mrs. Bemls' older chlld. Bossle. has also found a homo In Brldgeport, and wlll go thero lu caro of Mra. Jackman. At Freomeu'B meotlng Curtls S. Emorv was chosen representatlvo on the flrst bal lot, recelvlng one hundred and olchty-slx votos to tlfty-threo for F. F. Moxley and flfty for H. O. Blxby. The unusually largo Democratlc voto for tho last candidato was in no senso due to a sontimontfor license, lor tws nuostion. so lar aa your corroanonil- ent knows, dld not enter at all into tho can vass. The cause waa rather a vigorous of- iort to rally the Democratlc voters, whose numbora havo decidedly dwindled In recent eloctlons. Tho governor voto stood: Smlth, 224; Moloney, 48; Wyman, 3; W. P. Dllllng bam, 1. The hlghost voto caBt, except for repreaentatlve, was for congressman, Grout recelvlng 231 votes to 48 for Jackson. For justices, the unlon ticket, bearing the nauios oi u. a. rinory, n. ij. iiixoy, u. u. Stow, Calvin Goodwln, M. O. Gates, J. M. Comslock and J. B. Atwood, was elected. An uuusual number of ballots woro but par tially marked, and some wero not marked at all. Threo hundred and ten voters ro celved ballots from tbe ballot clerks. and a comparlson wlth tho figures glven above wlll biiow tnat. a romarKauiy largo numoer must have failed to regiater a vote for any tblug llko the full liat of ofllcera. It Is hard lv probable that was in all caaes Intentlonal. aud we cannot lnfor an increaaing lntelli gence or carefulnesa in our voters. It is said that ono voter, on recelvlng hls ballots irom tne ciorkB, aid not enter a uootu at all, but handed them ln to tho constable just aa they were glven to hlm. South Duxbury. Mra. Carrle Portor of Bellows Falla la viBltlng Mrs. L. Murray. z George W. Mcmnnov ot nocuester. 14. x.. and nla brother Franklin of Warren havo been spending the past week with tholr motber, Mrs. A. M. Phllllps. H. Atklna of Stowe vlsited hia brother, E. Atklna, the past week. 1 Miss Ida Murdock and her friend, Mr. Pease, and her alster's fam Uy, Mr. and Mrs. William Ward, wero the guests of Mra. S. Somervllle on Tuesday. Mlaa Ida and Mr. PeaBe returned to tholr homo ln Boston, Masa., to-day. 1 Mr. and Mrs. william l'. ward were made happy by a vlalt from about seventy ot thelr frlends on Monday evening. Cake and cof fee were served and all enjoyed themselves into the late hours of the nlght. Mr. Ward and famlly aro soon to move to Moretown. Tne scliool ln dlstrlct No. 3 uegan last woek with George Asbley as teacher. Mrs. Qamuel Bomervlllo spent last week at the hollnesB meeting at Morrisville. Mlas JStliel Dtncham haa cone to .bur lington to vlalt her aunt. Mra. George Freeman led the nraver meetlnc laat Sun day evoning. Aiarsnuoia. Tbe band baa new unlforms. The achool bouae haa been very much im proved by a coat of palnt. Joale Nuto and Nellie Swerdfeger have gone to Northfield, Mass., to attend ecbool. G. F. Bllss and wlfe vlsited ber brother, B. M. Bhepard, of Montpelier over Sunday. Max Severance is in town visltlng hla grandparenta, Mr. and Mra. J. L. Severance. M. R. Bllss and wlfe are in East Haven to attend a reunlon of the Jobn Amedon famlly, of whlch Mrs. BIIbs ia a member. C. E. Shepard waa ln Groton Monday to asslst ln Blnging at tbe funeral of Mrs. W. F. Todd. Rev. 8. G. Lewis alao attended the funeral. Mr. and Mra. Gardner of Lowell, Masa., are In town, Mrs. Gardner waa formerly Lulu Lakln, a daugbtor ot Elvira (White) Lakln of thia town. East Calais. Mrs. W. L. Plerce bas been conflnod to her bed fpr over a week withsplnal trouble. Throe brothera, G. W. Cate, E. W. Cate and H. W. Cate, wlth thelr wlvea, vlalted thelr Blater, Mra. O. J. Lamb, laat Sunday Tho marrlage of Mra. Eleanor Wells to Orlando H. Gerry ot Stowe takea plaoe thia morning at nino o'clock at the homo of the brlde. At a spoclal parisb meeting of tho Unl veraalist soclety callod on Monday evenlng, Rev, Ellzabetb Goldthwalte tendored her reslgnatlon as paBtor, the samo to take ef fect October 1. Thia action waa a completo surprlae to moat of the people as few knew she contemplated sucb a move. For ovor two years Mlss Goldthwalte haa preached here, havlng a good attendance at churcb, and dolng good work, but aho has had trlala and dlacouragemeuts and thlnks lt better to havo aome one elBe carry on tho work she has been attemptlngto do. Sodom. William Parker recently lost a cow. Thero Is a new baby at Elmer Brown'a, It ia agirl. Fred Fuller lntends leaving hla farm and going Into a llvory stable in Northfield. norbert Slayton lost two cows last weok white he was absent ln Hyde Park. They broko into tbo coru Held and ate so much that they dled. Poucliam. G. A. Kunorson ls improving datly and wo sooaexpect to Bee hlm out agaln. Dr. D. F. Parker Is very Iow wlth beart trouble at thia wrltlng. E. M. Taft waa elected as town representatlvo at the meeting Tuesday. Mr. Blako of Wor cester, Masa,, ls vlaltlng frlends ln town, 0. A. Bunker was lu Montpelier last WeduoBday aud reports Mrs. Bunker as a little better. Merrlll Parker aud Mrs. G. B. M. Hurvey are ln town. Chas, Kennersou and famlly of Barre woro at Mra. O. L. Brown'a at East Peacham last wook. Koyal rnake the tood pure, wliolesonie and dcllclou. POWDER Absolutcl Puro ROYAl BAKINO POWDEH CO., NEW VOAK. Wells ltlvor. Mr. Polton haa boon vlsltlng atMrs.E. G. Parkor's tho past week. Mr. and Mrs. Newton Field and daugb ter aro vlsltlng frlends at Newport. MIbs Annie Dlvall of East Corinth was tho guest of Mrs. K. Marshall last woek. Mrs. Domlng roturned from The Welrs last weok whoro sho haa beon apondlng tho Bummer, Mrs. Julla Gravea of Boston has been tbo guest of Mr. and MrB. E. C. Graves for tho past week. Mra, Leo bas gono to Annlaton, Ala., to romaln a fow wooks wlth her husband, Major II. H. Loo. Mlss Bertha Davls bas gono to North ampton,Maas., to ontor a preparatory school and puraue her atudlos ln art. Mra. Nolllo M. Sturgis of Now Britaln, Conn., Ib atonnlng with Mra. Slack and call- ing on old frlends hero and at Woodsvllle. Jorsoy Clty, Septomher 3, a daugbtor was born to Mr. and MrB. Carl Morso, and Aug ust 22 a aon to Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Craiglo at Concord, N. II. Wlll Huntor was at homo from Camp Olymphia two days last weok, but had to roturn to hls duties lu tho bospltal corps, aa there are atlll somo slck left ln camp. Mrs. Luclnda Baldwln colobrated hor elghty-alxth blrthday last week by onter talnlng the Over Slxty Club In the after noon. Thlrty-two ladlea wero present. Schools began last woek wlth Mr. Rlch anlsou in tho hlgu school, Mlss Lottio Mun sill lu tho grummar, Mlss Dunlup lnterme iliato, aud Mlss Carr prlmary. About 125 puplla are lu the tour rooma. Anna Speucor Frost of St. Johnsbury wlll bo at Hale's Tavern next Frlday after noon from four to half past four o'clock and wlll bo pleased to rncot any who desiro les sous lu phystcal culturo aud elocution. Wlll Carloton loctured ln tho Congrega tlonal church last Frldav evoning, undor tbo ausplces ot tho Ladies' Ald Soclety. IIo was greeted by a full lionao of attentlve aud inturestod bearers. The net recelpts for the aoclety woro 812 50. Mrs. Marshall, Mrs. Carpenter, Mra. Learned and Mra. Foss onen tbe Focial season next Frlday afternoon and evening. As all but tbe Over Sixty Club havo had a rest from sociai pleasures and duties this aummor, this ought to bo well patronlzed. The funeral servlceaof Wlll Hubboll, who dled at Gorhatn, N. II., last Friday were held in tho Congregatlonal church here Sunday forenoon. The remaina were taken to Peacham for burlal. IIo had boen slck only three daya and tbe news of hia sudden deatb caused a general feeliug ot sadneas in the boarts of his many frlends both hero and at Woodavillo. Tho late Aloxandor Hamilton Burton of Batb. waa born at Washington. October 14. 1839, and was the youngeat of elght child ron, five of whom are now Uvlng. He re celved hls educatlon at Newbury and Barre. Ile studled law wlth Ulmrles Ijoallo ol Wolla Illver and paBsed liis examinatlon for admittance to the bar beforo be was twenty-one. He tben went to Mlchlgan, whero ho practiced law ln that state and ln Minnesota, returnlng to Vermont in 1863, ho married Mlss isua wmte ol wells lllver. For a ahort timo he llved on a farm on tho Ox Bow. Selling hla farm, he returned to Wells River and for a tlmo clerked ln Bu chanan's store. He then went Into bUBineas at Woodsvllle wlth bls brother Jacob, now ot Grand Vlew, Mo. Buying out hls broth er, be conducted tho business succeBsfully until 111 health obllged hlm to glve lt up. Ho bought the farm whero James Mltcholl now llves. The next sprlng he purchased and moved onto the farm where he has llvod for elghteen yeara. Mr. Burton haa held many town ofllcea, waB one of the ae lectmen of Bath for many yoars, and repre sontatlve to the general court ln 1887. He was one of the superylsors at tho tlmo of bls death. He was also for many yeara on the board ot educatlon of tho Woodsvllle Unlon Hlgh School. He waa a man of aound judgment and good bualneas abllity. He was affectionate in hia famlly, a klnd neigbbor, a staunch friend, and an uprlght, honorabte man. A devoted wife and three sons aro left to mourn hls loas. Interment was at Horse Meadow Cemetery September 2, beslde a little daugbter, who waa lald to rest twenty-eeven yeara ago tbat day. Waterbury Center. Ernest S. Newcomb of Ltsborn, N. H., ls spending a weeks vacation at home. Last Frlday Mrs. Stonewont to Worcester to spond a few weeks with her daugbter. Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Stone attended the field day oxorcises at Goddard semlnary last Wednesday. J. G. Smlth ot Whlteflold, N. H., spent a few days wlth hls slster, Mrs. W. E. Marshall, laat week. Mr. and Mra. Plalated of Montpelier were guests of thelr aunt, Mra. H. Moulton, over Bunday on thelr way to Mount Mans field. H. P. Smlth was at home from Strafford a part of laat week after lumbor with whlch to complete a house he Is bulldlng tor Loon Demerltt. Thero wlll be a Orange soclable at George H, Wood'a next Tuosday afternoon. The next reguiar meeting wlll be on Tueaday evenlng, September 27. A full attendance on both the abovo occaslona ls dealrable. Mr. and Mra. E. B. Moody recently vlsit ed ln Glover and Barton, and on thelr ro turn, Mrs. Dolly Sprague, an aunt ot MrB. Moody's came wlth them. She wlll vlalt hero and at hor fortner homo ln Duxbury for a few weekB. Mrs. John Russell Young and her sons, Iloward and Gordon, and MIbs May Dow of Washington, D. 0 arrlvod at W. E. Marshall's last Monday evoning for a two woeks stay. Howard ls Second Lleutenant ln the Thlrd regtment Unlted Statea In fantry whioh is statloned in Santiago, Ouba whlch ho wlll joln on loavlng boro. Fayston, At tbo baskot plcnto to be held next Frl day on tho grounds of J. B, Thompson, to commemorate the ono hundredth annlver sary of tho Bettlomont of our town by Lynde Walt, tho llterary exercisos wlll commenco at ten o'clock a. m. After dlnner and a so ciai houf, ut two o'clock tho hlstorlcal ad dress wlll bo glven with somo sbort speocuea, and lettera wlll be read from na- tlvea of tho town who are Uvlng in othor placoB. Nortli jrayaton. MIs May IIowo Is atteudlng school at Waitsfield. . William Nolson and daugbter of North Huverhlll, N. II., aro vla Iting frlends here. 1 Mr. and Mra. O. S u ivia were callod to warren on account oi tho Borlous lllness of Elder Bilgham. Mra. Davls' father, ; Horaco Morso who has beon qulle slck and under tho caro ot I)r. Ilaylett tho past week la galnlng. wlll NelHon had the lnlstortuuo to losu ouo of hls work borsos laat week. BARNARD, SUMNER & PUTNAM GO, Established 1842. School Hosiery Department ORDER BY jIVIL. IJuy your Scliool Hoslory of us, bocauso our valucs aro THE UEST. A nlula ronson, but a t'ood ono. Strong, sorviccablo Hoso for Uoys or Glrls, 12 l2c a Pair. Boya' cxtra Btrong Corduroy Klbs, wlth doublo knees nnd fcct, I9c a Pair, 3 Pairs for 50c. And tho bcst posBlble-School Stocklng for ... . 25 Conts a Pair. Mado emooth, tlilck and lron strong. MIsbos' nnd Glrls' Sptcial School StockinRs, IMPORTED HEIIMSDOIIF DYE, very dnely fashloned, doublo soles nnd high spliccd hecls, ..... 25 Conts a Pair. And tnko notico, thnt this store AND NO OTHEIt hotiso hus tho solo rlirht to Bell the "NEVEIl SURHENDEIt" IIOSIEIIY, tho mo-t popular, bY causo tho BEsT HOSE procurnblo. Protcctod by our fnmous Trndo Mark. NEVER SURRENDER R0$E Tho Knight E rnnt on Horaeback, stamped in wblto INVINCIBLE' IN VGAft' The very 4igiiTRia nll ageB. BETWEEN Did you ever look at it in this Iight? Between two days you become unassurable. One day you are assurable the next you cannot secure assurance at any price. This is true not alone of you, but of every man. There comes a time in his life when, between two days, he becomes unassurable. Do you know when your day will come? Do you know that it isn't to day? You may have assurance now. You may have taken it less than a year ago perhaps only a month ago and yet ycu may be unassurable to-day. You passed the medical examina tion then possibly you couldn't do it now. Moral Hold fast to your old policy. I WANT A GOOD AGENT AT MONTPELIER, VT. ADDRESS W. H. S. WHITCOMB, General Agent, EOUITABLE BUILDING, IOO Church Street, - - - Burlington, Vt- Waterbury. Fred Atklna and party apont Sunday on Mount Mananeld. Ned Frary and famlly vlalted Mount Mansfield last week. Dr. W. H. Glddlugs of Bakersfield called on frlends here, last week, A son waa born to Mr. and Mra. E. E. Foss of Duxbury, last week. Mr. and Mrs. M. 0. Barber aro tho happy paronts ot a son born September G. Mrs. Beals of Knowlton, 1'. Q., is vlsltlng ber daugbter, Mrs. C. D. Itoblnson. Azro Orifllth bas sold hla farm in Dux bury to Arthur Clark of Montpalier. O, I. Edwards and wlfe of Burlington vlsited frlenda ln town over Sunday. F. H. Somervllle has returned to his school duties at Lawrenceville, N. J. M. 0. Barter haa moved bls stock ot goods recently bought of 0. S. Conant, to Crafts bury. J, B. Fullerton returned to Wilmantlc, Conn., last Saturday, after a few daya' vlalt at home. Rev. L. K. Wlllman returned home laat Saturday after a two weeks' absence, and occupled hls pulplt Sunday. The publlo schools ot the vlllage, aro closed to-day, to afford the puplla an oppor tunity to vlalt the fair that ls ln progresa. Rev. L. H. Elllot wlll present the cauBe ot the Vermont Blble aoclety next Sunday ln Bridgewater, Plymouth and Sherburne. Moody and Luco are maklng extenalvo repalrs on tbo Btore focently occupled by Mr. Oonant. Mr. Fowera ot Richmond wlll be the future occupant. Mra. A. F. White dled last week Tuesday after an lllness of aeveral montha. Her funeral was held Wednesday afternoon, Rev. Mr. Blount offlclatlng. S. J. Rowell bas secured the posltlon of janltor at tbe school house and began hls duties laat week. Edward Mayo Jr. wlll havo the care of the atreet lampa. William Bray of Brldgeport, Conn., wbo bas been ln tbe U. S. Naval servico over thlrty years and ls now chlef quartermaster on board the U. S. gunboat, Eagle, comes in for a generous ahare of prlze money as the Eagle waa alone ln capturlng tno Spanlah uhlp, San Domln go, oQ tbe coast ot Cuba, whlch waa condemned and sold wlth hor cargo for about one mlllton dollara. Mr. Bray, who ia balf brothor to Chas. Keene ot this place, rocelved as bls share oleven tbouaand elght hundred dollara. Tho Winooski Valloy Fair opened thelr f;ates, acrosa tbe river yestorday morning, nauguratlug thelr tenth annual exhlbltlon. If fair weather Inaures auccess, the openlng day glvea promlse of the fultlllmont ot thelr hopea. The tnanagoment Is reported to have engagod the aervicea ot tho lllnos burgu Cornet Band, much to thedlsappolnt ment of many of our peoplo, as the Citlzena Band of ourvillago la abuudantly able to render qulte aa good servico, and conslder ing the favors shown in tho past by tbo band, thoy rlghtfully expectod an engage meut and unlosa there are good reasons for thoir belng Ignored, wlll feel badly usod. When you call for DeWItt's Witch Hazel Salvo tho great pllo cure, don't accept any thlng elso. Don't bo talkod Into acceptiug a aubstitute, for ptloa, for aorea, for burns. W. E. Terrlil & Co. Ktckor 31111s. J, E.E mery, a membor of the Flrst Ver mont regimeut came homo slck wlth tho meaales but is reported Improving. Tlie roads from here to Groton aro ln bad conditlon aud would bave been worso lt A. H. Ulcker had not cartod on ahavings, But ininheu if not soon romoved wlll crowd out travol, i A. U. Ricker laouttlng hia otisllage Puroy Luud haa bought a pair of good horaos. W. B. Morton has sold all hls cows but one to Frank 0. Orowu, One Minutc Cough Cure, curcs, Tbat Is what it was made for. Incorporated 1892. ? uu eacn otocKing. ALL SIZES for nll sorts and conditions of peoplo Black, Grcy, Tun or Whlto footed, 3 Pairs lor $11 bc8t for school uso for elther box and TWO DAYS ! MlddloBox. 0. L. Convorse of Barre vlsited at bls home on Sunday. The Ladlea' Ald met wlth Mra. M. J. Long thia afternoon. B. L. iPerry of Mlnneapolls, Minn., ls a guest of G. T. Miles. Rev. George F. Wells ls at his bome in Bakersfield this week. Clyde Clogston went to Barre Monday nlght for a woek'a vlslt with his motber. Rev. I. F. Porter of Llttleton, Masa., is expected to preach in tho brlck church next Sunday at two p. 21. Work on the Vlles dam was completed last Frlday. and it ia hoped there will be no more trouble wlth leakage. Superintendent T. E. Smlth of the Mont pelier and Barre Electrlc railroad, was at the Vlles plant laat Saturday. Hazen Olark, of tho electrlc plant force. spent Sunday at hia home ln Strafford, and lncidentally vlsited other attractlona In that vlclnlty. Deputy Sheriff John L. Tuttle waa ia town and served noticea on Monday on tho board of clvil autborlty, for a hearlng on tbe electlon case September 19. Replylng to an ltem in the Shady Rill lo cala of laat week's Northfield News, we are compelled to state that we aro not covering that portlon of the town In our capiclty aa correspondent for the Watcmian, and that our ltems have no reference wbatever to that aection of the town. Therefore the aarcastlc attompt ot that acrlbe to polnt an error and a wrong, waa waated breath and does not evon inerlt tbe recognltion here given it. The result of tho electlon last week Tues day was hardly antlcipated by elther party. Thero waa far from a full vote polled, and on flrat and second ballots L. A. Fllnt, re publlcan candldate, came wlthln one vote of Becurlng the electlon. On tho thlrd bal lot J. H. Danlela, tbe democratlo candidato was declared elected by three majorlty. The electlon wlll be conteated by Mr. Fllnt on the ground that at the flrat ballot thore were four votea thrown out aa defectlve by reaaon of being marked both at head ot column and oppoalte the name. The act of Mr. Fllnt, wo beliovo, la upheld by all who voted hla tlcket, and of couraels condemned by the opposltlon. You invlte dlsappointment when you ex perlment. DoWltt's Little Early Riaers are pleaaant, easy. thorougb little pllls. They cure conatlpatlon and alck heauache just as sure aa you take them. W. E. Terrlil & Co. Moretown. Mlss Nella Goss returned from York Beach, Mo., last week. Mr. and Mrs. John Bldgood have returned to thelr home, frora tho White Mouutalus. Repalrs are belng made on tho vlllage achool house. School wlll commenco next Monday. Wlll Ward ls movlng Into bla new house. He haa rented the front rooma to MIbs Sa rah Thompson, who Is to have her father and mother llvn wlth hor this fall. Among the vlsltors in town last week were Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Walker and Mrs. Annetto Lovelaud of Burlington, Mra. Oharles Robinson of Boatou, W. W. Noyes of Calais, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bulkeley of Plalutleld, Mrs. h. S Plerce and chlldreu of Morrisville, and Martin Glllitt ot Mont pelier. Tuk Stmn La Giuh'k Cum;. There is 110 Butroring from this dreadful malndy if you will only got tho right romedy. You nro liaving pain nll through your body, your liver ls out ot order, havo no nppotito, 110 life or ambitioti, linvo n bad cohl, 111 fact nro cpniplotoly usoel uu. Klectrio Uittera is tho only ronioily thnt will givo you prompt nnd sure reliof. They nct dircctly 011 your Liver, Stoiunch nml Kicf noya. tono up tho vyholo svstem nnd mako you f eol liko a new boiug. 'I hoy nro gunrnnteed to curo or price rofundod. For Balo nt C. lllnkoly's drug atoro. Only 60 conts por bottlo.