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o O TKKM8, 1'AII) IN ADVANOK, Ono Tenr 81.60 O 2 Klslit Montlu 1.00 5 Blx Montlu 78 g If not Pnlil ln Advnncc, o O S2.00 n Tonr. O, oaoaoaoooaooeoac oaoaoaoaoaoaoao WANT A I.IV. ' WKKKLT W.- 2 , 1'A l'Kll. TII K " Vllllllf-ll i aoaoaoaoi WATCIIMAN"IS nrnni w oaoaoaoaoaoooaoao VOL. 9tt 48G8. MONTPELIER 7T. WEDNESDAY AUGUST 2, 1899. NUMBER 30. SHIRT WAISTS COOD STYLES AND PERFECT FITT1NC. Are now offered at greatly reduced prices. Silk Waists, Dress Skirts, Bicycle Suits, Belts, Buckles and Ribbons. The Latest BACK COMBS and Hair Ornaments. NEW NECKWEAR. L. P. & H. C. Gleason. STRAW HATS. We are maJ&ing esjiecially loiv j)viccs on Straw Mats to close them out. A. D. FARWELL, HOW IT LOOKS The holder of a matured Endowment Policy in the Equitable Society sends the followlng graphic illustration of his feelings: "Twenty yeara a:o when I was induced by a pcraiatcnt agent to tako out my Eti'Jowraent Policj , the pretuium looked very large and appeared to me liko this: $49.79 While the Endowment, looked at through the wrong end of the teleBcope of twenty years, appeared like this: S 1,000. 00 Now, my policy bu mutured, and coming juat when I need money, the reault of ray policy looks like this: $1,568,02 While, lookiim buck at the nnnual preniiums I have paid, and rcaliz inc that they are amounts that would have been eaved in uo other wny, this is the appenranco they have: $49.79." W. H. 100 Church Street, BURLINGTON, VT. UNION MUTUAL FIRE INSURANGE GOMPANY, Notlco of Assossmcnts. Tho Directors of the Union Muttral Fire Insuranco Company hereby give notico that tlioy liavo tnade assessments on all the premium notes glven hy raeraberB thereof to said Com pany, in the amounts and on tho datea aa follows: Scpt. 1, 1898, 3-4 of ono per centum. Oct. 1, 1H9.S, 1-2 of ono per centum. Nov. 1, 1898, 1-4 of one per centum. Dec. 1, 1808, 3 4 of one per centum. Feb. 1. 1899, 1-4 of one per centum. Jlar. 1, 1899, 3-4 of one per centum. Apr. 1, 1899, 1-4 of one per centum. May 1, 1899, 1-4 of ono per centum. Juue 1, 1899, 1-2 of one per centum. July 1, 1899, 1-4 of one per centum. Jtily 15, 1899, 1-2 of one per centum. Making 5 per centum for the year ending August 1, 1899. And the Directora hereby glve further notice that said assessnienta are duo and pnyable to tho Treasurer at the offico of said Company in Montpelier. Vt., Septeinber 11, 1899. HARLAN W. KEMP, Treas. Aug. lti Per order of the Directors. FARMS For Sale or to Rent on Shares. Location, Stowe, Vt. No, 1. Four miles from H. K. Station, Will keep twenty four cowa aslde from young stock and farra teamg. Good buildings nnd fenceB. Forra nlroady stocked with cows, toamn nnd tools. Itunning water and good augnr plnce. Creamery checkg for '98, ono thousaud dollars. No 2. One ralle from stu'ion. Will keep twenty head of stock including tcam. Ilna two thouuand sugar trees nnd complete outfit for sugaring No stock or fnrming tools upou this Iplace. Will stock with young cows in spring if dosired. Hnmiing water. No. 3. Small fnrm. Will keep elght cows, Good buildinga. Itunning water. Will stock with young cows if desired. Wild timber and wood lots will be sold with any one of tlieso farms or separately, L. M. UINGIIAM, M. D Aug. 10. Burlington, Vt. S. WHiTCOSVBB, Manaa:ei'. GLEASON & GO. Summer Furniture. Veranda Chairs and Rockers, Fine new lot of Baby Carriages and Go Carts (last full line this season.) f GELEBRATED ELASTIC ! FELT MATTRESSES. Handsome, well made House Furnishings of all kinds. Gleason's Corner Montpelier. Vermont. LIVERY, FEED AND BOARDINQ STABLE. Ilavinc lcnsed tho Comraorclal IIouso SIuDIkb, 1 am now prepared to accota- uiouaie inu puuuc wuii a lirsi-ciaaa llverv.feed and boardlntr stable nt nrlrna rlL'llt. Piftnrn venra fvnnrlnnfn in nni of the leading stablea in Hostou and two jTOinovimu vYiiu lv, j, uaio at tne uity llotel Stablea ato u aulllctent guarantoo that my stable will be conductod in a sntiafnctory manner, Translont nnd Uonrdliif Horses will recelvo tho best of caro. oivaSaix nelson downing Ccmmeicla Honse Stabxe. u HaU st,, BAM. VT. rDBLISHKD KVKUY WID1IISIAT 1T The Vermont Watchman Company, At MontDelier, Vt. Huslncss Mcre Mciitlon. Do you wlab tu ront or buy a fartn? Road me auvoruaeinent oi lii. u. ra. iiinguain oisowuoro in tnia paper. Edward II. Nyo, practlcat plano tunor, twenty years' ezporlenco, ten wltb tho Ilenry K. Mlller Plano Company In factory anu waro rooms. urders lelt wltli w. u Nye for slx weeka. Edward I). Ntk. "Wo hnve Bold tnany different coueb romouios, uuc nono nave Riven uolter satta faction tlian Chauiberlaln'a," eaya Mc Holzbauer, druKRist, Newark, N. J. "It is porfoctly safe and can ho relied upon ln all casea of courIis, colda or hoarsenoaa. Bold oy u. liiaKeiy anu w. a. xerriii & uo., (lruRRiata. PitRrAHR foii SrniNo. Don't let tbla season ovortake you beforo you have at- tended to tbo lmportant duty ot purifylnf; your uloou wltu lloou's barsaparllla. isy taking tbla modlclno now you aiay aovo sickneaa that will moan tlmo and monoy aa well aa BUfferlne later on. Ilood'a Saraapa rllla will glvo you rlcb, rod blood, good ap potlto, pood digeBtlon and a sound, bealthy body. It is the greatest and bost Bprlng medlclne becauao it Ih the One Truo Blood Purlllor. Its uneauallod record of marvol- oua curoa naa won tor it tne connuence oi the wholo people. D0K8 COFFBE AOBBE WlTH YOU? If not. drink Grain-O made from puro eralna. A lady wrltea: "Tho ilrat tlme I mado Graln-O I dld not like lt but aftnr uaing it for ono woek notbine would ind'uce me to eo back to coffeo." It nourlshea and feoua tho aystem, The children can drink it freely with creat bonefit. It is thostrenetb- ening substanco ot puro graina. Get a packace to-day from your grocor, follow tbo diroctlona in making it and you will have a dellcioua and boalthful table bever age for old and young. Fifteen conta and twenty-five conta. Do vou want anytblng in tho lino of drngs and medlclnea no matter what? If ao call on Fred A. Ainaworth, proprietor of tbo now Williamatow drug-Btore, on Depot atreet, one door east of J. K. Lynde's storo If, percbance, he may not have ezactly wbat yon doalre, bo will alm to supply lt in the shorteBt poaalble tlmo. If goou goodg and boneat nrlcoa and sauare doalluc will do it. bo is bound to aecuro a fair sbare of publlo patronage. Sowing-macblne supplioa and a popular line of atationery are apecialtloB. Glvo blm a call. An Epidkmio of DiABnucoa. Mr. A. Sandora, writing from Cocoanut Grove, Fla., says therehas been quite an epidemlc of diarrhcoa there. He had a severo attack and was cured by four doaea of Chamber laln'e Colic, Cholera and Diarrhcoa Remedy. He aays ho also recommendod it to others and tbey aay it is tbe beat medlclne they over naed. For nalo by C. Blakely, W. E. Terrill & Co drugglata. A Tisit to nn Ostcopnth. A Watcumaw roporter dropped into the oateopathic aanitarlum of Dr. . E. Beeman at 64 State gtreet the other day for a treat ment. It wag bia llrat, and he, Hkethe pub 11c in general wbo bave not lnforined tbem aelvea in regard to the sclence of oateop athy, awalted hla turn with a curioua mix ture of doubt and curloalty; but aa ho glanced about tbe cozy apartmonta of tho uoctor and obaerved aoveral others in wait ing wbo were elthor reading or ploaaantly ongaged in converaatlon, he became im preaaed that this aanitarlum waa more like an ldeal home than a doctor'a workahop. Thedoctor, atter a little timo, made hla ap pearance and greeted the roporter kindly. Tho reporter told tbo doctor that ho waa a doubtor of the aclenco aa ho never believed in cure-alla. Tho doctor laughud and hla reply domonatrated to hla visitor that ho had been aitting in judgmeut upou a matter about whlcb ho waa iguoraut. Tho doctor Btated that tbe repoiler'a miataken idea in regard to tho scienco of oatoopathy wbb a most common ono with thone wbo had takon no palna to inform themaelvea and who knowing nothing about tho merita of tbe Bcience were inoat prono. though ofton honeatly, to condomn it and ita followors. He aaiil that the outeopath does not claim to be acure-all but that oatoopathy ia baaed upon an accurate knowledge of the auatom ical atructure and phyaiologlcal func tioua of tho body organiam. Naturo lma placod witbin the body certain vital forcoa, vitallzed iluida, proceaaoa and activitlea wlilcli, in uuauimoua accord with one an other, malntain tho normal equilibrlum ot tbe body meoliaulam and any interference with theao Iluida and forcea breaka the liar monloua worklng of the buman machlno. Oateopatbio manlpulatlona alm to reatore theae to tlielr normal condltlon, bo tbat tbe body may rogain ita normal condition, Dr. Beeman in hla treatment of the wrlt er, demonstrated beyond a doubt tbat bo wag as famtllar with thebonea, muacles and organg oi tuo numan nouy and tuelr rela tlon one to the other aa ia the jeweller with tne mecuanism ot a watcn. The increaae in the nractice of Dr. Bee man ia a toatimonlal to tbe boueUta derived from hls treatmenta, for during the month of July whlcb Ia not yet gone twenty-tbree new patlenta have been added to wbat waa before a large Uat. The doctor takea aome recreatlon but lt la becauae be is obllged to ln order to keep blmself in proper pbyaical condltlon to carry on hla work, but during ofQce hours hla aanitarlum ia one of the miBiest spota ln tnla Bection anu oftentlmea hla bours ot recreatlon are encroaehed upon by calls to attend outslde patlenta. Washington County Bar. A meeting ot tbe Washington Oounty Bar Asaociatlon was beld on Saturday In the county clerk's ofllco to take proper no tlco ot the recent death ot one of its mem- tiora, uoiumuus i . uiougti or Waterbury. Eleven attorneys were present. State's Attorney Ifoar of Barre presided, and In the abaence of W. E. Smllle, T. R. Gordon of tbla clty waB choaen seoretary pro tera. A commlttee comnriaed of F. L. Lalrd nnd E, II. Deavltt waa cboaen to Bolect and pro- curo uu uiipruprmio norai ouering lor tne funeral of tho deceated, at two o'clock on Sunday atternoon at the Congregatlonal churcb in Waterbury. Hon. W. P. Dllllnebaui. Judco III Oarleton and T. J. Deavltt were aelected as a commlttfeto nrenaro and nreaent rHnlu tlons on tbe dlatreaalug taking ofT of their brother attorney, at a luturo meeting of the asaociatlon, whlcb will probably be hold aome tlme during the Beptembor term of county court. O, If, Dile, of Watorbury, a partner o! tbe deceaapd, waa alao aelected to prepare a sketca oi tho llo of Mr. Clongb wblch will he read at tho meeting above mentloned. A SurYivorsblp Auuulty depondlng upon two lives, is ono wblch be gins at tbe doatb ot a doslgnated life, and coutinuea periodically tberoafter during tbe llfotlino ot tho survlvor, By bucIi a con tract one can warrant tbat some otbor ono will never come to want. Our preaent an nulty rates are low and will be advanced witbout notice. Natlonal Llfe Insurance Company of Ver mont, 8. 8. Ballard, General Agent, Mont pelier, Vt. MONTPELIER AND VICIN1TY. JjUoajj ltAvi'KNixaa. E. M. Roacoo of Now Haven la tho gttuat oi liou. w. i: uunngnam. Mlasoa l.aura and Arabolla Colt of Boa ton, are vlaitlng rolativea ln town. Wllllam A. Kneeland of Boaton ls a gueat tor a lew weeks of W. A, Lord, hls uncle. Judge M. E. Smllle returned Monday ovonlug irotn a lew weeks' nutlng ln uioucoater, Alaaa. Mr. and Mra. E. J. Ennls today sold tholr farin in Duxbury to B. F. Atherton ot that piaco ior Hov. J. Harrv Iloldou of Attloboro. Mana.. la to nroacb ln Middlesex Auguat 0 anu 2U at two P. m. Fritz Motzlor was convlcted In clty court Monday afternoon ot asaaultlng Conduotor bimmoua and waa tlned, wltu coats, $li.o. Mlas Joaenhino Colller o( 8toneham, Masa.. daushter of Ilarvev W. Colller. for- merly ot Worceater, la vialtlng Mlss Kilen urout. "Obin" Davls. who was arrested MondAy aftornoon for cruelty to anlmals, was con- victeu oi tlio cuaree tnac ovening in city court and finod, with coata, S11.07. M. S. Stono and J. V. Brooka loft on Monday for their annual trip to tbe head waterB of tbo St. Johna rlver, They ex pect to be abaont about tbree weeka. M. 8. Stoue. Stato auDerlntendeut of ed- ucatlon. returned Frldav evonlna from vla itlng aummer acbools ln Essex Juuction, Hardwick, Chester and othor placoa. An excuralon to Providenco Ialand ia to bo run on Tueaday. Aueust 8, nndor the an- sptcea ot tho Sunday-Bchools and Bpworth Leaguea iu Williamatowu, Barro and Mont pelier. Col. Robert J. Uoffev. Bunerlntendent of the Soldiera' Ilomo at Bennington, waa in tho clty ovor Sunday. no waa called hero by theserioua illneaa of Mrs. Mary Coffey, hla motber. Commoncine Aucuat 1 tho barber shona will cloae Monday nlchts at slx o'clock, Tueaday, Wedneaday, Thuraday and Fri day nighta at elght, and Saturday nlghtB at eleven o'clock. In tbo caao aealuBt "Heenan" Bowers, who waa convlcted Mondav In clty court of intoxtcatlon, sentence ia auspended and he bas been glven hls llberty upon paylng the costa of proaecutlou. Edwin 8. Parmalee of Enosburg, Falls, a mrmber of Company H, with tbo Flrst Ver mont regiment at Chlckamauga, baa enliat ed In tbe Twontyalxth regiment now mo bilizing at Plattsburg, N. Y. Cbarlea Erlckson. wbo ia emnloyed on Paul Terrlo's quarry ln Sodom, had tho little flnger on hls rlgbt band badly mutll ated Monday afternoon by getting caugbt between an iron bar and&beavy piece of granlte he waa movlng. D. J. Foster. cbalrman of the State board- of railroad commlesionera, waa in Water bury Monday making a prellmlnary oxamin atlon into tbe causo ot tho death of 0. F. Clough, and to aacertaln whotber a publtc hearing will be neceaaary. J. F. Scott. Bunerlntendent of the reform- atory at Concord, Maaa., and Mr. and Mrs, W. IS. 1'addock and dauehter or (Jlilcaco. are gueata at the home of W. G. Andrews. Accompauted by Mrs. Andrews, they apent today on Mount Mansfield. W. B. Turnev of tbla city and G. B. Evans of Watorbury have bouKht two hun- dred yearllnga and calvea whlcb they will ship to Grinnell, Ia , Auguat 8. The aver ago prlce pald for tho yearllnga waa from $10 to $13, aad for tho calvea from $5 to $7. Out door baaket ball nromlseg to become a popular game at tho Young Men'a Cbris tion Agaoclation athletic fleld. A playing cace oi 9ux7u loet liaa been marked oll and a trial camo waa plaved Frldav nlclit. A public exbibltion game will bo played soon. Tho Washlncton Countv Veterana' A8ao- ciatlou will hold lta aecond annual rounton at Dowoy Park, Montpoller, on Thur8day and Frlday, Auguat 10 and 11. It ia the in teution of the commlttee to make thia ru unlon tho best thlng of the kind ever lield ln the State. The onen air sonc aervlce held on Berlin side Sunday afternoon by tbe Youug Meu'a uurlatlan Asaociatlon waa very well at tendod. Servicea will bo held thero every Sunday for tho preaent when the weathor ia fair. It ls expected that seats will bo provided for lailies for next Sundav. Itev. C. O. Judklna will take hla vaca- tlou during tho month of Auguat. Trinlty church will not bo closed, Mr. Judklna hav ing arranged for auppllea. Mr. Judklna will snend a nart ot lila vacatlon on tbo shoros of Berlin pond, and a part at Bris tol, N. II. He can ho addreaaed at Mont pelier untli August lu. C. M. Sklnner. a former well known iow- eler ln Moutpelier, ls at the Montpelier Houae, Mr. Skinuer and bia son, Charles, are now connocted with the banking house ofLewiaG. Tewkabnry & Co. Tbla flrm baa branch houaes at Chlcago and Boaton. Mr. Sklnner ia renewing old acquatntances in town ior a lew uays. Denutv Sherlffs Slayton and Tracv search- ed the premlaos of Urban Beaudette at 217 Rlver street Sunday morntng for intoxicat ing liquor. They found a barrel of beer and a barrel of ale. Beaudette was arrest ed on the obarge of keoplng, solling and malntalnlng a nuiaance and placed undor bonds amountlng to $225, Mrs. Frank Abair. aced thtrtv-six vears. died Saturday evening after a long and Eainiui ninesg irom conBumption. a iius and, two children and a motber and fatber Mr. and Mrs, Cbarlea Gaatro. survlve her. The funeral waa held (rom St. Augus- tine'H cuurou at nme oxiock xuesuay morn ing and the burlal was In tbe Oathollo cemetery. Mrs. John Brown, alias Maudo Van Dvke and Mrs. Mamie Cota of Barre, were ar rested Monday evening by Deputy Sherlff French bb a sequel to the row at Mrs. Cota's house on Sunday. Tho former womau was urreatod ln this clty and lodged In jall. They were both taken to Barre tbls morn- ing wbero a Iiearlncr In the allair waa beld ln clty court. By agreemont.tho nrellmlnarv hearlns ln tbe case of Charlio Terrlo of thla city, who was recontly arrested on the cbarge ot steallng a Bbetland pony, wblch was to have been held In Barre Saturday aftor noon, was waiveu anu me uoy waa re loaaed from custody on hla own recopni. zance to uwalt the actlon of the grand ury iu oopiouiuer. X Itay partles are the la'est novelty. Bo great is the popular Interest ln tbe new electrlcal machlno receutly purohaaed by Dr. H. S. Boardman, that he la glvlug oxhl bltlona of the worklng of the Bamo almoat ovory evening. Only a amall number nan be comfortably accommodatnd at once, but the doctor will ln tlme, glve all bia frtenda an opportunuy io see ims wondorlnl tnvon tlon, by Invltlng them ln groupg of slx. Thomas Buck, for tho past forty years an englneer on tbe Central Vermont, and for aeveral yeara on tho mall tralu, met wltb a painful accldent on Frldav in St. Albans. Whllo at wuik In tbe engino bouse, he foll breaklug hla hlp and flngera of one band. It la fearnd that hla ln1urlH will end hla Bervlcea aa an englneer owlng to the slownesa wltb wblch men of hls ad vanced age recover from suoh accldentB. Oacar Llndsey waa arrested ln Barre Sat urday evening chargod wltb a breacb of tue peace as was aiso itaipu Aja, a Bpan lard. Tho boarlng ln tho case ls contlnued untll Thuraday ln Barro clty court. It la said that Oacar went to tho houso whoro AJa resldea and Inslsted that hls wlfo, Wbo uas ooon staying ttiero, alioulil return to thla clty with hlm. An altorcatlon ensued whlcb devoloped In a flgbt and tho arroata were tne reault. The aldormanlo commltteo on the Cbarlea stroot brldgo on Tuosday awardod tho contract for tbo bnlldlng o( tho brldgo ts uio uroron uruigo Aianuiacturing uompany of Groton, N. Y. II. R. Ilrigga repreaent lng tho company, ls In tho city. Tho brldgo Is to be a stoel truBS Btructure of 200 foot spau wltb an elgbtoen foot blghway and a nve loot walk. llio commlttee would not glvo out today tho contract prlco nor the nme aet ior puttiug tne brldgo ln place aa tbe llnal natiera In the deal had not been signeu. Clty. Attorney Carleton on Mondav aerved paners ln an ejectmont ault agalnst tho Mont pelier and wells Ulver lta Iroad Comnanv whlcb aro returuablo at the Beptembor term of Washington countvJ court. The sult ls brougbt pursuant to instructlons irom tuo city couucll anu la to galn poaaea slon of land whlcb tho clty haa aold to T. J. and Mlchaol Kollehor unon whloh in now located a car shod bolonglng to tbo railroad company. 0. H. Stewart. of "Stnwart'a" famn nt uorun Donu. uroko nia lecr tfrldav ovonlnir. Mr. Stowart waa rldlng ln an expreaa wag on, One of tbo llnea fell to the ground and In reaching for lt ho Iost hla balance, fall tng In such a way aa to break both boues in ono leg juat above the ankle. This accl dent ia nrocullnrlv unfortunato for Mr. Stewart juat at this tlme, aa hla cottages auu IUIUI uuunu UIU UEUWUUU W1L11 Buuiuier boardors, making hla peraonal attontion to hls buBlneaa almoat a nocosslty. Dr.O. L. Watsou broncht to tbls oflico a remarkable and raro apecioB of worm. It ls fully four incbea long, as largo aa a man's flnger, and Ia evldently glfted with blnd slght, aa, to all appearancea, lt haa an eye at the end oppoaite its hoad. No ono to wbom tho doctor has showu tbls creaturo can locate lt ln the worm kingdom or glvo It a name. He la undocided whetber to place lt among Frofessor PerkinB' collec tlon In the cablnet at the 8 ato Houae or put lt on exbibltion at tho city liquor agency aa a warnlng to thoae Inclined to an exceaa in tbe uao of intoxlcatlng liquor, even to tbo notnt wbon thev are aotnetiinea "aeuln' thlnga atnlgbt.,' Dr. Mlnor O. Baldwln. solo orcanlst at the World'a Fair, Chlcago, and the Traus MIbbIsbIppI expoBltlon at O taha, gave a re cital In Bethany churcb Sunday evening. Dr. Baldwin waa tbe gueat of Secretary F. II. Merrill and waa inducod by blm to re maln in Montpelier over Sunday. Hla re cltal was thorougbly enjoyed by a large congregatlon. Hla ablllty as an organiat la unqueationed. To say that he is "maater of hla iuBtrumont" ls trito and lnslptd. Hls playing ls aa wonderfnl as It Is enjoyable, and be is evldently entitled to tbe hlgh rank he holda among the world'a great or gunlsta. There is a prospect tbat an even ing wtth Dr. Baldwin may bo enjoyed ln Montpelier ln the near tuture. W. A. Shaw. obaerver at tho Northfield slgnal station f urnlahea the followlng me teorologlcal Bummary for tbe month of Auguat, covering a period of twelve years; mean temperature 63; warmest montb, ln 1893, with au average of GG: coldest month in 1897, with an average of C0; highest tem perature, 91, Auguat 10, 1893; lowest tem perature, 33, August 27, 1894; average pre clpltatlon, 4 34 inchea, greatest monthly preclpltatlon, 6.98 inches, in 1890; leaat monthly preclpltatlon, 1.S9 Inches, In 1889: greateat amount of preclpltatlon ln any con Becntlve 24 hours, 2.11 inches, Auguat 2 and 3, 1894; average number of clear day, 7; partly cloudy daya, 14; cloudy days, 10; highest veloclty of wind 48 miles an hour, from the west, Auguat 10, 1892. "Heenan" Bowera. who was arreated Saturday evening for intoxicatlou by Ofllcer Brown, ploaded gnllty on Monday In city court to a third offonco. Suntence waa do ferred. He discloaed upon Ellianan An drews, a city truckman who haa anothor case of pockot peddling pending agalnst hlm. Andrews was arroated and lodeed lu jall. Ilia house waa aoarcbed by Ofllcer lirown and bottloa wltb a little liquor ln them were found. In city court on Mon day ho ploaded not guilty but tho evldonco waa overwhelmlng and bo waa convlcted of selling and keoplng. He was sentenced to thlrty dava in Rutland and S200 tlno wltb costa of $20.90 for both afTences. Rov. Dr. J W. Hamilton of Clnclnnati. correapondlng secrotary of tho Freedman'a Aiil and Southern Bducation Society spoke at Trinlty church Buuday evening ln the Intoreata of the aociety he representg. Dr. Hamilton waa defeated for biahop by Chap Ialn McCabo at tho general conferonce in 1890, but Btanda an excellent cbance for electlon to that ofllco In the general con feronce whlcb moeta at Chlcago in 1900. He ia a magnetic, forceful orator, bia stylo ls lngeniona and vigoroua, and hls deep, rea onant volce can be hoard by great congre gations. Dr. Hamilton was ln Europe dur ing tho most exciting period of the Span- lsu-American war, anu nis uescrlptlon ot the receptlon of the newa there of Hobaon's brave act, and tbe deatruction of the Snan- lsh lleot was particularly thrilllng. A pleaaing feature of tbe service Sunday even ing waa the solo by Mra. George E. Mills. llorrlblo Accldent. Sbortly before threo o'clock Tueaday after noon a half dozen children were playing unuer me xanguon leuge oppoaite tne gas houBO on Berlin street, among them two girls aged elght and threo years and a boy slx years old, belonging to John Hlll, who woiks tor tne uoiton Aianuiacturing uom pany. Witbout an iustants warnlng aeveral tona of rock slld down, bnrylng the tbree Hlll children. The oldeat girl and tbe boy were kllled and their bodles were horriblymau gled. The youngeat glrl had ono arm cut off and sbe waa otborwlse bo terrlbly Injur- eu tiiai uer recovery is not expecteu. An aiarm was quickly aounded anu ln an incredibly ahort tlme a half hundred men were ltftlng tho huge rocks from the 111 fated children. Tbe slght that met their gaze made tho strongest nervea qulver, The body of tbe dead glrl waa llterally cruahed to a jelly, and the limba of tbe boy were banglng ln shreda. Tbe bodles were tenderly carrled Into a bouso near by, and Beveral phyBicians wore Boon on tbe scene. Tbe griof of the atrlcken parenta waa pitllul to wltnesa. Pockot Pcddler I'nrdoned. Thomas Manning of Brattleboro, wbo waa Bentonced Febrnary 8 to over 600 days in the house ot correctlon at Rutland for pockot peddling, haa been pardoned by Governor Smlth. Tbe pardon la based on the ground tbat tbo soutenco waa exceaslve. A curioua fact, of whlcb few people were aware.de veluped ln the conrse ot tho case when Gov ernor Smlth called the petltlonors' atten tlon to tbe fact that a now law paased by the last Logislature eatabllshod a board o( pardons couslstlng of tbe chlef judge of the supreme court, the lleutenant governor and the boards of directors ot tbe Smte's priaon and houae of correctlon. Cbief JudgoTaft retusf d to organize tho board on the ground tbat tbe act waa oloarly uncouatltutlonal, becaiiBe the constltullon reats the entire power of pardon with tbe Governor; be may take ndvlco from whotnsoever ho pleaaea, but even an advlsory board could uot bo forced upou lnm by leglslatlve au tborlty. The governor on looklng up tbe matter, concluded .tbat tho chlef judge was nght and so went abead wltb tbe caae and granted tbe pardon. Tho Spnnisli (Jiiiih. The Dailt JounNALof Frlday nubllshed the jolnt rosotutlon of tho Leglslaturo rc queatlng tho Stnte's detegatlon tn Congrosa to procuro for Vermont two or more cnn non capturod at the naval battle In Manlla bay, aa trophlea of Dowoy's victory. Tho ruaolutton dlrectod that theso cannon be placod In tho Capitol grounda, and tho Stato audttor waa dlrected to paas tbe btlla of oxpenae incurred In carrylng out the pur poso of tbo reaolutlon. Tho exlatonce of thla reaolutlon, tho pro prloty lmperativo tu tho hlgheBt degroe of aotting up tho truphles on the grounda of tbe State Houae, torrltory over whlch tho clty has no jurisdlctlon and could not enter for this or any ahnllar purpose, every pub Ho conaldoratlon, aoetned torequlro that the State sboiild take np and complete tho work ao congldoratoly and happily begnn by ox-Mayor Guernsey, and whlch for good and BUfllcIent reaaona he had paased into the hand8 of tho clty to carry on to lta com plotlon. Montpelier would bo clad and nroud to tako the guns and lncur the oxpenae of transportatlon to this clty and properly mounting them. But for tbe reasons glven, and otbers that will rnndllv Hnrr?nat tlinin. solves, ber people are convlnced tbat tbe right tblng to do Is to pursuo tho courso re ceutly suggeated ln thla paper, procure tbe tranafer of tho gunB to the State whlch will bo puroly a formal matter and place wltb tho Governor the buainess ot trans ferrlng tbom to Vermont and tholr mount ing on tbo utato Houae grounda. Montpelier haa no proper placo for the tronhies. Ono of the terraces ln front of tbn Capitol is tho one pro-emlnontly fltting and approprlato placo to mount the guns. Make the kennel of tho war dogs tbere, wbere every vlBltor to Montpelier on entorlncr ber gatea may aoe them, and where oll may go anu wiu no coming ln an ondleas proceBSlon through all futuro tlme to careaa them and recall the glorles of that famoua victory. Behlnd tbom in tho portlco of tho Capitol will be the memorlal ilguro of tho Hero ot the battle, tho contributlon of hla brother Vormontera, and Vermont's legondary Horo, Old Ethan Allen, wltb uplifted arm will pronounce hla benedlctlon on the ar rancomout "In thn name of tbo Ornat .Tn- hovah and Contlnoutal Congreaa." Accordlngly Mayor Senter has wrltten Gov. Smlth, turning the wholo matter over to the Stato, and thla actlon the people will all approvo. Death of Mrs. Dennls Lnne. Orloaca E.. wldow of thn lato Dnnnla Lane, founder of tho Lano Manufacturlng Company, naaaed awav Sundav nleht abont midnlgbt, Irom the eflects of a sbock re ceived last Thuraday. Slnco that tlme sho bad conacloua moments, and recognlzed members of hor famlly, but nohope was en tertalned of her recovery. Deceaaed was born In Plainflold seventy four years ago. Her maldon name was Freeman. Bbe was marrled to Mr. Lane at Montpelier July 28, 1844, and alnco that tlme tbla clty bad been her home. Slnce the death of Mr. Lane in 1888 sbe had lived very quletly at home, but her generoua heart atlll prompted to kindly deeds. While Mra. Lano leavea a very largo clrclo of frlenda to mourn hor death, perhapa, out slde her own home clrclo, none will mlsa her more or longer revero ber memory than those In bumble clrcumatancea whoso ne cessltlea and sufferings sho had bo often re lleved. During her long llfe she had been dolng, almost dally, doeds of charlty and mercy that while tbey were unrecorded hero, were notlced bv the All Seelncr Onn. Often theae kindly deeds were done with a request that nothing bo said about tbem. In Mrs. Lano's death the poor and needy have lost a trno friend, her children mourn a devoted motber, and the community ia made the poorer by her departure. She Is survlved by four children. all of wbom were with her durluc her last dava. They aro Mrs. O. G. Barron, wlfo of Col. uarron oi jsaoyans, Aiuort u. Lane and Mra. T. S. Bronhv of MontDelier. and Dr. George L. Lane of Boaton. Her funeral will bo held from her late home at two o'clock Wedneaday afternoon, Rov. J. Edward Wrlgjit olllclatlng, and tho burlal will be in Greon Mount cemetery. Washington. Russel Calef of Barro waa ln town over Sunday. Mlss Inez McAUister haa been visltlni? ln Chelsea, tho past week. George H. McAlliater and wlfe of Mont pelier are vlsiting in town. Mlsa Beaaio McDonald la vlaltlnrr In Northfield for a short tlme. Mlsa Mabel Jefferda vlsited frlenda ln Calaia a portion of last week. J. C. and Mlss Lucle Calel havn rrnnn tn Saratoga for a few days' atay. A. F. Moaaey ia at work for Huntington & Eastman at their meatmarket. The little son of C. II. Johanneaaen has been quito 111 for tho paat few daya. The Ladiea' Aid Sociotv moeta with Mrs. Henry Rlchardson Frlday afternoon and ovening. Repalrs aro belnc made on tho South Washington school houae. 0. H. Smlth and son, Everett, dolng the work. Mra. John Emery and two sona of Wor ceater, Maas,, are at D. S. Emery's. They expoct to remaln soveral weeks. Orvls Smitb of East Barre, is putting on tbe flnlshing touch In tne way of ahellac and varnlah to tho lnterlor of the Baptlst church. Tbe Sturtevant slstera ot Hartford, as sisted by Mlsa Alma Clough ot this place, will glve a song recltal at the TJnlversallst church thia evening. S. W. Bnzzell, who has been driving a meatcart for Huntington & Eastman, baa closod hls labora for them and bas moved his famlly to Waterbury. E. H. Downing has had the mlafortnne to Iobo elght hogs during the paat few weeka, one a brood sow valued at $25. Many others ln this viclnity have been sick with the samo diaease. Tbe followlng aro tbe eloctivo oftlcers of tbo Good Templars for the next quarter: Chlef templar, L. W. Seavor; vice templar, Inez McAlliater; secretary, Mabel Jefforda; Unanclal secretary, Edward Brlgga; treas urer, Ena Brlgga; marahall, Harry Down ing. Danlol E. Wortbley ot thla place and Mlas Lllltan Ohatfleld ot Randolph were marrled at tho homo ot tho brlde's parents, Wedneaday, July 20. In the evening of the sarae day they gavo a recoptlon to about flfty of their relatlvea and frlonda at the home of the groom. Mr. and Mrs. Wortb ley were tho reciplents ot many beautlful preaenta. A long and happy llfe to tbem Is tho slncere wlsb of all. They are now mak ing a short tour through the northern part of the State, and on tbelr return will resldo In thla vlllago. Knst Brookfield. Frank Wilcox and Mlsa Mablo Black aro In Brandon. 1 . J. M. Angell and Mlas Sadle apent Sunday with relatlvea in Gays ville. Mlss Mary Sweot of South Roy alton, was a guost ot W. n. Sprague's a nart ot last week. Mlas Mabel Wheat ioy ol Williamstown, was a guest of hor aunt, Mrs. W. II. Hichardaon, over Buuday. i The OhrlBtlan Endeavor society held a very ploaaaut lco crearu aociable wltb Mr. and Mra. Fred E. Holinea, last Thuraday evening. Mrs. C. 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