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LX. NHW SHMHS VOL. XXXII. THE NEWS IN VERMONT. MATTERS OF INTEREST IN OUR OWN STATE. Cliitteiiiltm County, WIN'OOsKI. Wiiiooskl graded school, under the management of its principal, .1. A iliutlgnu, will give mi exhibition on Fri day evening, March 11, at Corpoiation hall . ..Tiu electric light committee, G. 1). Xnsh, H. V. Horton and 1). havee, re port that the poles, wire and lamps have arrived and in a lew days our village will be lighted with electricity. The graded school exhibition at Corpo rati in hull will be held Saturday evening, March l-. i:ssi:x junction. Miss M. K. lluiritt fell from a chair one day last week and tract tired her left arm near the wrist The box sociable at Deacon l'arson's, Friday night, was a pleasant allair and a goodly number were present. - Mll.TON. The public schools of the village closed Frit'ay, after a term of most successful work, and an unusually largo attendance of tiiition seholats I mm outside districts and neighboring towns. The primary and nte mediate departments, undercharge of Miss Austin and Mt-s Brown, gave a join exhibition in the afternoon, at which the little folks sustained theii parts with great readiness and animation. In the evening the Village hall was packet! to its utmost capacity at the exhibition given by the scholars ot the highest grade, Mr. .1. K. Wheelock piincipal and Miss C. A. liartlett assistant. The programme, was a longone.but of admirable variety.aud held the attention of the audience to the close. The dialogues anil ueitntions and tab leaux were rendeied in a manner reliev ing the highest credit upon both teachers and scholars ; and special mention should be made of the valtdictorv address by Mr. Henry Conlin. Mr. "Wheelock was delightlully surprised at the rehearsal in the afternoon, by receiving from his pupils a beautiful edition of Scott's prose works ; it testimonial which he has well deserved liv his untiring elloits for the upbuilding of the school. Coasting is id present excellent on the mam strict, and these moonlight evenings are being well improved. Some very line traverses nave been constructed this win ter .There was a most enjoyable occa sion ,it the Congregational vestiy Wednes day; evening at the .Ksthetlc concert given under tin' auspices of the Ladies' Missionary society. A large number were present, anil about 11 realized. A maple sugar fcsthal is said to be the next on the programme. .) i:i:n no. P of. .1. S. Cilley closed his "-elect school hist week, which has been attended with Us usual success. As committee of the village graded tcliool he has proved him self njual to the situation K. C. Fav and wife were the victims of genuine old fashioneii surprise p uiy Friday even ing, friends fiom the siirioutidiiig towns lllling their elegant new farm house to its utmost capacity. Mr. Fav's farm is one of the best in town and was originally owned by Gov. Chittenden. The substan tiitl brick lesideiice built by him upon the place was burned one year ago. The new house is warmed by stenin and has all the conveniences of a city residence, together with the best modern improvements for jir-t elas.s dairying Henry Brown has bought 1 1!. Harney's upper sugar works and tools , consideration, Si-JOt) Homer IhompsiMi is going to build a huidwuie store just this side of the Underbill Hue near the depot. U.XDUIillll.I., Miss Mary Warner closed her third term of school In district Xo. ii .March -I. A book of poems was presented to the teniherbv the school at its close. Veron ica McNlchols received no absent marks during the j ear. harry Norris and Henna Day none during the second term, and Johnny Williams none during the third term . ,.Rcv. John Sewnll of Milton preached at the Congregational church three times last week and spoke once in the interests of the Society of Christian hndenvor. Wednesday evening, March J, u society was organized with lil mem bers and many additions ate expected. ,,'' C Ifo'ii'ison opens a select school in Underbill academy March 7 Mr. h. l utter and wife are to. have charge of . hitconib's farm the coming year, and John Kennedy and wife of the Albert Towiie larin Mrs. W. K. Morehouse was buried from her lute home March a. ben ice in Calvary Kplscop.il) church, I nderlull, on Sunday next, March 1:1, at hull past three, p. m. siiui.iirnx. Prof. Frank Hntdford of liennlngton is to five a leading in the Methodist church on llmrsd.iy evening, March IT. The lec tin e b Mrs. Walker which was to have been given that evening under the aus pices of Ihe W. O. T. U. will probably be postponed Town meeting passed oil' 'iiueth, the only discussion being about iliecoil.ciion of taxes. Many wished to have t icm paid to the towti treasurer, ac cording to the provisions of sections ;tsi- ss of the revised laws, but. Hie old system wis voted. Miss Jennie McKillip ot Bur ling'ou spent Sunday in town. the. guest f M'ss hilly Weed Miss Jessie Bur- '" has been isltlng in Hurlington the P e ' week. HUNTINGTON. Tne following olllcers were elected nt er-tlo . pi Vi1" A "rFh '' itA7s Mo'1 fm,'?w., f ' ?" si clt'rk treasurer and L,.. i f S1""-'1 ,SlatL"' t""(l- "forgo W. I (!, r' Ui, Mo'i'!l; "rsi constable, George Hiewster; listers, Fraulc Strong. Simile Keuyon U. 'l sPI ' ( I.H- o ?. viewers Hurt Uillett, t lark Small. Charles hew U ; Iiown gram Jurors, II M. Small, It. F. O'Brien ; a-'eiit to prosecute and defend suits, Henry lirewster, superintendent ot schools, o H hllis; overseer of the poor, 11. m' Si nil sexton at north village, Montra-W1?-, .txton at sontli village, John I . Kills Inspector or leather, lumber and Mi ingles and surveyor ot wood, Harvey W illiauiMm : pound keeper at south vlf- A. Carpenter' Slir.'ILrilt. 1 1 ii . A 1). White, .Stephen' . uianison, lieorgo hoss. I L. strong, O. II. Conger, A. II. Miintll V .1 granu jurors, li. I), lirHu-sti... ii i.Mii.. Fllis. U'lirhimi -- yj, ii, j-.uib i if u ge .Morr II, , w; ? centH IncludingState a.iii " l,, . 1 "sen to be paid to town treas inen v5 . ,!y:a t0 1,0 "''Ki'd by (.elect It i;ol("'i''uou"l' 'ommissloiier, K. l An llews, 7;t. niNi:.siiui!i,ii. IL,1!?,"' i'rpy 111111 "y T 11 esi 1 11 1 " t(1 f 0 1' Valley City, Dakota, i-ifj ? yivi.-,MJ"- K w- HnrknesH am wife and Miss Susan Webb are going to make their home in Minnesota Mr. Fred D. Falby has entered the medical department of the I". V. M Mrs. II j D. Walker of Providence, It. I., will speak i on gospel temperance in one or our I chinches, Mai oh 15. She Is Mrs. H.inie's I 111 ini.-uu mm jail wuii, aim is an earnest and ellectlvo speaker The venerable Daniel Patrick is improving in health Satuiday night an amateur dramatic club from Huntington, played "Ten Nights In a liarroom" under the au spices of the (J. A. li. The receipts were ft- K. Bissonette will nuke the cheese in the Valley factory again this year and the price for manufacturing has been fixed at one and a quarter cents per pound Will K. Field, broke his leg, Monday, In jumping trout the elevator at Dow's factory In town meeting a tax of .M per cent of the grand list, was voted, to tin n;iii! tutu tin. Imcn I u before the 1st of September. This in cludes all the taxts to which the town is ' subject, except the school t'lx. It was also voted to accept the $'sM willed by the late i Mrs. John P. Wheeler to the town for the I tiuroose nf i-iivine tnrtlie Wli enlnl' lnt in j the cemetery. j ; w t:sTi'oi:i). i Mrs. H. D. Walker of Providence, U. I., I will Ifive ;l liniinliir leet li 1 1 nt. tin. MiinHi-f I iilmt nil l.',,.l..,. ........ I.... 1111. I..., Kii.iii.il, i iiiiiij t uin iil;. hi ii nisi., iiiiiiui- 1 the auspices of the W, C 'J'. U. All me j coidlally invited The vital statistics I of this town record lor lsSH, "Jl births, !l , marriages and Mi deaths Veterinary Surgeon, I. K. Farnswortli was called to dress a bad wound, received byavalua- I ble colt owned by K. II. Myers Thomas Henne-sy of Cambridge, per i formed asuccesslul and delicate operation on a colt owned bv h. C. Nichols II. j li. Howard has sold his chestnut colt to j Orris Dullard of Georgia. Consideration, 1 :'.0U Most oi the fanners in this vi- ' cinity have secured a-good crop ol ice. A J pond proves better for producing it than . a natural stream. George Heaeh has nn artillcial pond, the water of which is sup plied by a mountain spring lle.indhis I neighbor, have taken trom it three crops I of ice as pure as crvstnl, and the fourth crop is ready for hanest :.lrs. John Allen who is seriously ill (s repotted a I little better. wi:sr Mll.TON. 1 F.ven this quiet little plac has been visited by a specimen of democratic re , torm. The post ollice. which for years I has been kept here lor the accominoda ' Hon of the west part of the town, has been moved to the thriving, intelligent and populous "city" of Checkerberrv, where it is to be kept in a cigar box in t lie i grocery store ot H. hamb, the new lv ap . pointed P.M. In the mist t fl veil rs u-e have seen many democrats striving alter a postolllce, but this is the llrst tune we oversaw an ollice chasing around Ihe country after a democrat. The ollice was not moved for any limit in the manner ot keeping it, lint simply because there was no ueniocrac in west .vinion G. W. Swan is moving on to the I), h Field ! farm, Mr. Field having bought the Hoxie I farm, of which he takes possL.Sftion at .once. In losing Mr. Field, West Milton loses a man who-e loss cannot be made ! good to the place. I l IIAKI.OTTT. , At the last town meeting the selectmen were instructed to investigate the matter of selling a portion of the town fin in on the west, and leport at the next annual meeting. II sold as contemplated it would include the celebrated Thompson's Point and some of the llin-st il-hing grounds and shore along the lake It is almost impossible to get into wood lots with teams, and iiiinien.se drills are piled up in all dliectlons. Probably no one ot this generation ever saw more snow at one time than i, now on the uroiind. Mill and properly owners along the streams are anxious about the spring hieuk up ' II. D. Kdgerton is getting along! nicely with his injured hand. That str.tiv i cutter in taking nil' his lingers retired a line violin plajer, much to the regret of niusic lovirs h. R. 1 1 u 1 I -1 1 Ms let I his farm to Mr Duvoid of Netv Haven, 1 who has taken possi.f.io There will he- considerable repairing and building Ills spring. Mr. Alanson Kdgerton is to build a huge barn tor John Douglas.South i Ferrisbiirg loseph Stebbins is put ting up a house on laud bought uf W. W. I Higbee. UKIIMO.M). The graded school closed the 4th Inst, i A school exhibition was held in Hostwick hall in the evening, a crowded house be-1 nig present. The usual exercises showed the master's skill in all its parts. At a so-1 ciahle of scholars after the exeicises were closed, Principal May was presented with a student s lump and an autograph album with the nines of all Hie scholars in Ids , department written in It. The school dl I rectors have been very fortunate in em-1 ploying three lii-st-class teachers for the ! ,).ist jear Piincipal May has entered the medical class at ISiirllngton and will not ' leacli this spring Mis. Walker of Providence spoke on the subject or tem perance work at the Congregational chinch Monday evening. She is employ-, er by the W. C. T. U. of Vermont and will speak in seeral towns of the countv. 1 .Mrs. Walker is a zealous temperance! worker and will do good work In Ver-1 mont. Rev. Mr. Hiizen lead the scripture and .Mr. smiley ollered prayer. Singing I was tarnished by the Congregational1 ta'ujr Lust Sunday was the worst day ' ot the winter to be out of doors ; the snow I linen more than any one day this winter. 1 here was no meeting at the Universalis! chinch and small attendance at the Con gregational church. sr. (ii:oi!(.i:. The safe which our selectmen had In view proves lobe too much of an elephant. It is hoped, however, that one ol suitable size and price can be secured.. .. Our school clo-ed for the year .March -I. The eacht;r, Miss Annie Conner or Will 1st on, has proved herseir a model teacher I ho many hieuds of Jlollln K. Forbes give him a hearty welcome return and trust that such inducements as will re tain him will ho ollered William Cllf- lord has moved Into the brick house one door north of the town house, which ho recently bought of Mrs. S. A. Smith It'll I In nn li. V I.IIL.' ...I,.... ti ii nun .1 .... ion I,IIUI1 11, J. HIl') K Innii for a term of three years. . . .Addison 1 smuh has moved Into Henry Russell's I house Kilirnr llli,.,llll u i, f. 1 Massachusetts tor the purpose of buying and loading one or two more cars of potatoes. lulu 1. 11 31 ot 1 1-. Considerable excitement was manifested at our last town meeting which was held last 1 uesitay, over the election ot town olllcers, balloting for several of the same. '1 he olllcers elected are as follows ; .Moder ator, II. G. llolcomb ; town clerk, Ransom nil i selectmen, Melviu Pike, Nathan Hill, II. II. Hill; town treasurer, li, C. henglleld ; overseer ot poor, selectmen ; llrst constable, anil collector or taxes with jmisd ctlou extended, II. II. Goodscll ; second constable with jurisdiction ex tended, James Callaghau ; listers, John 1). Howinan, Kdgar S. Fletiry, Albert Hoi comb; town auditors, Henry C. Hill, S- BURLINUTOiX, VT., FRIDAY. II. Pike, Cyrus llolcomb; trustee, of depo-it fund, S. II. Pike; fence viewers. James Doolan, M. S. How-1 man, Kllsha Reynolds ; town grand Jiuor, II. J. Fleiiry; inspector of leather, Hiiam Pike; town agent, F. II. Goodsell ; town superintendent, h. I! Mott. A tax was oted of t!." cents. For county comtnis i sloner 11, F. henglleld had 74 votes. The hardest storm ot the season occur red last, Sunday, and the roads are in a terrible condition The chicken pie , festival in the Methodist, church hist Wed nesday evening, for the benefit of He v. I Mr 'Adams, cleared about SIS P. J. ! Fartelllslntown this week. .. .Mr. Clifton DaWSIIM mill Mrs Ihnwhill i,l' i,.) town are visiting relatives in town School closed in districtXo. I, last Friday .... Rev. an.l Mrs. J. M. Atwood of West Haiidolnh are visiting friends in town. . . . Mr. and .Mrs, N. W. Fisk returned trom New Vork last Friday II J, Fleury's children are sulTering rrom chicken pox. Wiitmvlllo. JudL'e Poland is at home again hewts Kobinson has moved back to Norm Hyde Park Mrs. H. W. Scott is Msillng friends in Massachusetts W.Miiau Wltheiell has moved into Har mon Hulbiird's house with hisson Klmer, who carties on the farm Peter Kuse!I has returned fiomNew York State where he has been for the past six or eight months Robert Willey has moved into Wy- mati Witheiell's bouse, lie lived in Rich ford the past year Yarbel Miattuek had a very bard shook of paralysis the past week and but little hopes are enter tained of his rccoveiy. I'.oMihI. At the annual town meeting the follow ing ollicer.s .were elected : .Moderator. C. h. Frank ; clerk, W. It. Adams; treasurer, (:;-V;W"'t; selectmen, J. C. Burnett, M. D. Hrown, 1!, Noble; listers, Myron Hurnett, K. Morse, G.J.Wallace; over seer of poor, J. D. dishing ; constable, (1. J. Wallace ; school superintendent, Fred Arnold. It was voted to exempt from tax ation for the term or live years any manu facturing company that would locate busi ness in town in accordance w lth the pro visions ot the statute, and also voted to appropriate iM lor the observance of Decoration Day. Tax SO cents, to be paid to town treasurer. Itutlaiiii. Rutland's new board of selectmen will consist of a blacksmith, a farmer, a day laborer, a hostler and a merchant. Hut k w ot the olllcers elected are well known in Rutland, and tin- administration of that town for the coming vein will prac tically be lhr,.wn into the hands of men who would llnd it Impossible to be elected to tho-e ollices except by some secret or ganization There was hardly a dry eye in the Congregational chinch last Sunday when Mis. Barrett, the widow of the late James C. Harrett, presented her two latherlcss children for baptism The toboggan slide on which Mr. Harrett met his death has been wholly unused since that sad event. ltlplini. March meeting passed oil' plea-antlv. The following olllcers were elected : Modera tor, W. R. Newton; clerk and treasurer, T. Hillings; .seltctinen, G. Hodges, J. K. Good roe and II. Kirby; lister.s, C. Gee. h. Sparks and h C. Gibbs ; road commis sioners, W. X'uvton, P. Mussy and John Pierce; constable and c dlector. W. Hil lings; town superintendent, K. C. Gibbs. Voted a tax of 100 cents on the dollar. Town in debt, fllon February .'ii we had the hardest wind and snow storm that we have had this winter Ulhtir Man ning, ii boy about i:t years old, got vexed at Jennie Varney while at school anil struck at her with a knlle, making an ugly gash on the back of her hand. Slier ill' Rider of Middlebury tool; him to the Relotm school. Moith I errislnii'gli, Mr. and Mrs. St. Peter's entertained the Woman's Foreign Mis-luuary society on Wednesday afternoon. The meeting was a pleasant one and the supper was sumptu ous Mrs. Peter Crouk while descend ing cellar steps tell and fractured her hip bone. As Mrs. Crouk is over SU years ot age the outlook is unfavorable Hvron Hall died at the residence of Mr. .1. 'Madison Hall on the morning of the 1st and was buried from that place on the afternoon ot the aril The donation to be held in the Methodist church on the evening of March 0, is pleasantly contemplated bv mail v. The reading given liy Mr. W. 11. II. Murray in Allen hall, was an enjoyable allair and was listened to by a good house Messrs. James Squiers and Alviu Hall aro recovering slowly trom a painful illness Town meeting passed oil' quietly. S. A. Hall, D. Collins, and W, W.AIIen are our selectmen Miss Cora I. Hall, the popular teacher at the Hollow, closes her school this week. II) ile I'ark. At the town meeluig the following olll cers were elected, viz : Moilerator, II. M, McFarland ; selectmen, C. M. Strong, A. M. Whitcomb, h. K. Ilarriniiton ; over sier of poor, II. h. hampher; lister.s. J. C. Clocker, 11. C. hampher, George Mudgelt ; llrt constable and collector, S. H. Walte, second constable, h. P. Hutts ; superinten dent of schools, R. W. Ilulbuid. Voted to appropriate a sumemial ton sum not to exceed WiO that might be raised by private subsciipuon for the purpose of celebrating the contennial of the town which occurs July 4, lbs7. North Hero, The town meeting Tuesday had to be adjourned till Satuuluy the full Inst, O. P, Knlgiit was chosen moderator and John Tudhope town clerk, but when llrst selectman was balloted Tor and it was not till the fourth ballot that Mortimer Ma xell was elected, the vole standing Hi for C. H. Russell and 4s for J las-en. Consid erable time was spent in speech making, each one doing his best to say something detrimental to his adversary, the object be ing to inlliieuco voters. At about li p, m. a motion was made to adjourn which was carried and it is expected Saturday will seethe business finished up to the satis faction of all concerned. Morrlslllo, A new engine company of 10 men has been formed to operate the new lire en gine. Olllcers: Foreman, Fred 11. Liv ingston ; assistants, J. A. Dundy, F. I'. Robinson ; foreman of hose, J. I'. Clem ent ; assistant, C. II. Small ; pipo man, C. A. Glle. The engine will be here in a lew days, when the company will be called out to lest It The young people of the Congregational society gave an euteilalii nient at town hall, on Friday evening. Retreshments were served and the pro ceeds are about -s'.'O The masquerade carnival recently held by the Universallst ladles is to bo repeated the 13th The Finma Wells comedy company are play- 1" here O. 1). Sturgess, the recently elected superintendent ot schools, Is read ing law with Heiideo Fisk Rev. II. A Hushnell of Cambridge preached at the Methodist church on Sunday. Rev. .Mr. Wheeler of Calais occupied the desk at the Christian church Sunday af- MARCH 1 1 . I TWELVE IWlihS. tprnoon Mrs. Illauey, mother of Mrs. holier!-, dn-d on Sunday, after an illness of a lew weeks. The remains were taken to Concord, X. II., for burial Mr. Waile fiom Alliiirgh has formed a part nership with I. A. White in the bakerv huslne-s The trouble in the Good l etnplar- lodge, arising from the game of 'Mot ColTee" is to lie settled by an appeal to the Grand hodge It is reported that lumbering join In the woods are being nliich delajHl by the great, depth of snow. ...... V. O. Gates recited his story of the t ilip across the continent with the Grand Army, before the Wolcott Grand Army post on Frldav evening The siirlnir term of the village schools has opened Up 1 excellently. I Vergeiinos Mr. H. Adams Is able to rido out and is improving steadily Parties from Ver- gennes diove to the lake shore, Wednes day, intending to cross, but the water was standing on the ice in such quantities that they returned without crossing Solon Burroughs, F.sq., has sold for Ml-s h. II. Thoiup-ou ot Waltham, niece ol Hie late ('apt. alter W. Sherman, a farm of l.V) acres, with good house and barns, for .sOsun, cash, lo Mr. William Walker of lloslon, Muss. Chandler Hubbell sold this fin m, Feb 2i, l.si'J, to Norman Allen for $1.1(10. Feb. 7, ls.V. Mr. Allen sold to dipt. Sherman lor l.i()0 The Seymour larin, now ow ned by W. Jodoln, has been taken, lor the coming year, by Mr. John Diinmlckot llinesburgh One wood dealer running short of horses, harness ed ill a last walking red steer with his horse, and the load ol green beech wood came Into niaiket promptly at 4 a cord. Rev. Mr. Robertson gave an excel lent extempore discourse Thursday even ing. There will be communion service Sunday at which Mr. Robertson will olli- ciate Farm hands insist on W0 a month. This llgtire withihav at $S to !' per ton and butter at 13 to '.'0 cents per pound, is rather high, farmers think. Hollev hall. Bristol, one of the best appointed public buildings in this county, I yielded a prollt to the town of over -sisil the last year. Therelwere no cattle shinments Momlnv. ! Pleuro-piietinionla has appeared at the Union stock yards, and cattle buyers ale warned not to ship cattle at present. The disease was brought into the yards by western cattle Bishop BissL-U con- llrmed 10 persons at St, Paul's church, Friday afiernoon. lour adults and slxchll- dren hast week C. W. Miisou, of Wright I Mason, shipped 30 line three yeais old Spanish merino ewes to S. J. Wilght, Tee.iiinseli, Mich. Forty were bred by Geotge Payne ol Bridport. the balance by Lucius Burionglis and C. W. Mason The receipts ot the dime soci alilo by the ladies of the Methodist church, helil at .Mr. John Clark's, Ferrisbnrgh, Friday evening, were over ill) Bristol Brothers have handled over ao.oou dozen egs;during ISMi .Saturday morning mercury ranged trom four to eight below zer ). ..is Garton of Boton is the guest of Mrs. L. M. Vittttm Mr. J. G. Spauld- ing machinist, is slowly improving Tli' next dime sruiable by the Methodist ladles will be held at the residence of Mr. lr.i Knowles, New Haven Mr. F. W. Ilal.-ey of Port Henry, N. V., spent Sun da witli Ids uncle, Hon. F. K. Wood bridge, and other friends Rev. Mr. Robertson who has been absent several weeks ohTciatcd Sunday at the Congrega tional church Snow has fallen since Friday night to the depth of li" Inches. Friday evening the fortnightly dime sociable by the Congregational ladies will be held at the residence of Deacon A. Ross. Messrs. v. H. II. Bingham and Charles Dewey of Montpelier were in town Mon day and Tuesday hake crossing is good Mr. h. 1''. Benton is having Ids house thoroughly repainted bv A. H. Tu ber The Wrightgiiunse on Main street, owned bv C. L. Kimball, s unoccupied ... A birthday surprise patty was arranged by t lie members of Miss KdiiaSpeare'sSun day school class and others m her honor Monday evening. The isitors took their own supplies, mid a pleasant time was enjoyed. Miss Kdna was presented witli a neat dressing case, a line toilet set and ss.50 in money Services at at. Peter's (R. C.) church dally at 5 and b o'clock a.in. and 7 in the evening I. J. Wright ot Rochester spent Sunday with his lather, Judge Wright of Waltham. Me will travel through Connecticut, Rhode Island and Maine. Since about Dee. 13 he has sold over .sll!,000 worth of Baldwin refrigera tors The steam yacht building in Capt. Charles Holl'uagle's ship yard, will have an eight-horse power engine, and will make 10 knots an hour. lll'lstol. rl!he butter market was not lively Sat urday. Prices ranged from "0 to 22 cents Willie Miller, son ot W. II. .Miller, was severely Injured Saturday while coasting The Bristol nteichantsare se curing cleiks for the ensuing year. As a rule old clerks step down and out, and new "talent" Is engaged The snow on the mount mis is trom lour to six feet deep The town taxes for the en suing year will be one third less than they weie last year Mrs. M F, Wilson and B. G. Wilson arrived home trom llighgate last Thursday Rev. P. li. Strong preached an interesting missionary sermon .Sunday morning at the Bapiis'i church Rev. J. 11. Pratt mid wile have returned to their home hi Maine ...M. W, Wilson seems to be in a fair way to recover A necktieand holdersocla hie was held lit the Baptist church '1 hursday evening Tlie incorporation question is being agitated once more. Many of the voters imagined that the question was to be voted on at the annual town meeting and it wasasurpiise to litem when they learned ot their mistake The piano fund is a source ot con siderable tumble for our local "musical ciitlc," who wishes the same had never been started G. B. Ridley has sold his larin to Kllsha Hewitt ot Warren.... ...Miss Hatlle Varney, daughter of Milo S Varney, died Saturday alter a long ill ness. She was an estimable .oung lady 1 ...til I... .....of... .1 I..... I !...!.. ... nun n in uu iiiuiiiiiiii ijjuiiiiKu Liitiv in I menus .ui. .iiarieua .uoirisou lias sold her place to Mrs. G. 11. Ridley W. W. Cicutt hps bought W. P.T'homp-on's Maple street residence It has been decided that the Biistol railaoad Is a lux ury that the people of this town do not propose to secure. Caiiihrlili;. The 2 years' old son of Freeman Dodge at Jellersonville Is seriously ill or croup Chauncey Warner has rented his home larin to G. A. Nay There was a party nt Wlllit Cook's Friday evening Over .?'-!00 has been subscribed at I Jelleisouvllle toward Hie salary of a linn , Isterjfor the newly organized Congrega tional church there. It is hoped $J(oo may I be secured Mr. and Mrs. 1), C. Giis- i wi.ld Invited Ihe young folks to assemble I al their house hist Saturday evening for 1 an evening of coasting and general en- i joyment Tint Horn school library contains VM volumes Tne family of j Howard Watklns start for Fargo, I). T., .Monday; Mr. S heavltt moves to Swan ton ; Charles Cheeseiiian has taken the 1 Warner larin ; Charles Russia has moved Into the bakery house, and Frank C"iry! has taken possession ot Benjamin West- i man's lions" Joseph Melendy Is vUit lug his son Fred in Boston lessee ir- j peuter of Wolcott has taken the Henry' Smllle lartn Potatoes are selling for 40 cents; eggs are plenty at 13 cents a dozen and butter Is !;i cents Kdwlni Hurley has rented the Howard Watklns ! place at Jellersonville Miss Plnebe I Powell has re'iuiicd from a visit to Kssex i of several weeks Mr. anil Mrs. George I A. Wells have gone to F.ssex on a visit,. I .. ...Madame Patten. !I0 years of age. be came oewildered on rising Iroin tier bed one morning last week and fell to the Hour Injuring he.i spine. She is recovering slowly Mrs. John hang, Sr., is under care of Dr. Flagg for general debility Miss Inez Patten is stopping in Jeirerson- vllle Willi .Mis. Orilla Patten Charles Cornell will close his singing school of 30 in Jellersonville with a conceit Chauncey Warner Is thought to he some what better Mr. Snxloii preached at Jeflersoiivllie hist Sunday I. O. Trench has been laid up again from the cil'ects of wounds received in the iiriny... The loan exhibition recently given at the Boro was very interesting. nilililltiliury. The funeral of Capt. Orin Ahbey was attended by a large number of people of all classes to pay their respects to the de ceased. The lire company, of which he lias Ironi its origin until a few years since been an active member, attending in a body. Rev. A. K. Carpenter, lector of St. Stephen's Hpi-copal church, con ducted the services, and a quartet com posed of Dr. W. II. Sheldon, Mr. John M. Thomas, Mrs. G. I). Miner and MM Monetise Drake, furnished niusic. The remains were buried in the east part of the town. The pall bearers were William C, hangworthv, K. W. Judd, William hattinier. Clay X. Dick enson, Charles I). K.irle and Peter Cham pagne Sat urdav made the 100th day of continuous sleighing here, and alto gether we have had about l'JO days of sleighing Horace Crane, brother-in-law of Col . A. S. Tracy, who has been 111 some tune with disease of the heart, died Sunday morning, and was buried Tuesday afternoon. He was a man ot retiring disposition but was well liked Mrs S. II. Bracy and children and Mrs. Fled K. Speyer started Tuesday morning for the West to join their hus bands, Mrs. Bracy going to Western Kan sas and Mrs. Speyer to Southern Ohio h. II. Coggswell is sick with nervous prostration and at present unable to leave his lied Mr. and Mi's. James J. Mini um entertained about 130 of their friends at their home in K 1st Middlebury, Mon day evening, the occasion being Mr. Mau ney's 4tith birthday. I'aiitnii Frank llolcomb, a former well known commercial traveller for Rutland linns, who went to California a year ago, is re ported seriously ill, which his many friends here deeply regret to learn Dr. Tousley made a brief piofessional visit to Pawiet last week Kugene Storms is conlined with Bright's disease and l'Ule hones ate entertained lor his recovery. 'ev Haven. The Capt. Sherman place on the Ver gennes road has been sold to Mr. William Walker of Boston, who will tack posses sion soon The unwelcome announce ment is made that Dr. K. F. Preston is soon to remove to Brandon School in dis trict No .', Miss Minium teacher, closeed M.ircti 11 Rev. Mr. Saruent preached last Sabbath morning and fol lowing the sermon, the celebration of the hord's supper was observed. Two young men, students at the academy, were re ceived into membership Rev. Mr. Know lion, a forintr pastor, will send his son to Beeman academy next season. West l-ei i Iblmigli. Mr. Ovett Kenjon and lamilyof llines burgh were in town last week visiting relatives .Mr. Charles Hatch goes on criilche now, the indirect result of hav ng a large log left in Ids lap by his team which lie was using to load it with. The injury was not considered serious as Mr. Hatch was about his premises in a day or two, but he took cold with the piesent re sult. CiiinbrlilKti. Mrs. Klij ili Adams could have added to the hoau exhibition an Kngllsh dictionary printed in 1707, a Bible bearing a futility record of date 17S7, the wedding dress, an Kuglish "lute suing," ot her aunt, Miss havonua Kidder, who was married May 10, 17s7 to Mr. Luther Ileaton, some lovely pieces of old "egg shell china" and other things. Mrs. Olier has a very old Diltchclock and some pieces of delf ware, Mrs. Freeman Dodge, a variety of arti cles brought trom Kngland by her family the hamplotigh's, including pieces ot Dutch pottery and quaint china tea cups and saucers with the ornamentation en tiielv on the inside ; also some pieces of Nottingham ware which have si en long service .Mrs. R. M. Whitcomb has a lita-s wanning pan and a long handled frying p in ot mammoth size dating from tlie Diiici oven davs. Fieetnau Willi -comb a "niailin pin" made of a whale's tooth, a shot p inch and a swal) used in the war of ispj, al-o a llax wheel known lo have been brought to eruiont from Massachusetts in 17b3. trom Oilier I'll ft of die State. The United States signal service station at Northliehl opened Tuesday. Cluster will be given jslOOO for a public library by Dr. Whiting if the town will put up a building. Saturday made 100 davs of continuous sleighing in Rutland and vicinity, iheie have been !)0 snow stoims, It is said C. N. Benedict of Barro lias been sued by Miss Rose Towner in a breach of promise suit, witli damages laid at -joOOO. Theieare 370 nracticlng nlivsiciaus In the State of Vermont, of whom M aiel hoinoipop.it hlc. Rutland has ,'3, mid Uur-1 litigtou ','1. j Quite a number from St. Albans will locale with the Vermont colony that leavi s Brandon and vicinity April 1, for Dakota. K. 1) Wilcox ot Bridport purchased a llnelo ot fat sheep ot lion. C. W. Reul of Addison, last Wednesday, paying near ly looo lor them. Six towns in Windham county have elected women as superindeiits ot schools Athens, Brookllue, Grarion, Putney, Wilmington and Windham. The value of goods entered at the port of St Albans during the mouth of Febru ary, ls.sr, was $.NI,S)1 The duties on L-oods entered at this port in that mouth amounted to f 101,1130 -it The West Rutland marble companies answered l lie request of their employes lor increased wages telling them that the slain of business made It Impossible for liiein to grant It. The men are thought to be generally s.itlslled by the explain lion. A lew days ago a letter arrived at Rut laud with simply Ihe address, "Mrs. George Altkeu, The Billings Farm, Ver liiout." The letter was from Ireland and was fnrwatded to Hon. Fiedenck Hilling's Turin, where It belonged. Dttilug the year lssii, Combs Karrar, cattle buyers ol Fast Berkshile, .shipped 00 car loads or stock lo market, which was divided 1 1 us follows : I.'IOS head of cattle : 14:10 calves; 4010 sheep; CJS hogs ; '.'0 tons ot poultry and a few horses. Butter tub manufacturers have organ ized and the mime chosen is "The Spruce Butter Tub Manufacturers' Association." Tlie olllcers selected are : President, S. I,. Clark of Paiishvllle, X. V. ; vice piesident, C. II. Stearns of Johnson, VI.; secretary and tieasttrer, II. K. Lewis ot'St. Albans. The Adirondack railroad, which was blocked by the wreck of three engines dur ing tlie storm last Week, has been cleared. and travel was resumed on that road Sat urday. It is current report that the Boston and Maine may possibly fail lo secure the con trol of the Lowell, and It is said that an oiler of tlie latter road has been made to tlie Fitchburg, both for a lease as well as a proposition to coucolldate the two con cerns. F.K.Dewey, formerly station agent of the Ogdenslmrg and Lake Cham plain railroad at Ogdenslmrg, has been appointed train master of tlie Cana dian Atlantic railway company, with headquarters at Ottawa. He will have charge ot conductors, baggage masters and lirakemeii, also tlie movement of both loaded and empty ears. The directors of tlie New Vork, Rutland and Montreal railroad have chosen W. II. Stevenson of Bridgeport, Conn., president. Mr. White, the late president will lestinie active, management of his business in New York. Mr. Stevenson was recently division superintendent on the New York and New Haven rallioad and Is said to possess llrst rate abilities as a railroad man. Charles K. Campbell, bridge builder on the Rutland division of the Central Vei inont road, who has had charge of a gang of men lor many years, has been ollered the position of btidge-mnster ol one of the. principal roads of Tennessee, and has t'.e oiler under consideration. By the new schedule of wages whMi went into elTect on the Delaware a- d Hudson railroad last week, brakeinen in the company's employ six mouths w.ll herealter receive s30 per mouth iite id of si'" 30, and new brakeinen will get t43 per mouth. Tne firemen arc to receive I cents per mile Tor passenger trains n;u 1 v cents for freight instead of f3 l -r month as formeilyi i i:i;iiii!i.i: ikiii.i:k hxpi.osiox. Several Jltm Kllleil anil (llliem WouniUil Untiles Horribly Manglvil. Di.TianT, March 0. The boiler or the Gibbs shingle mill near Kdemore explod 'd to-day with terrilic lorce, completely wrecking tlie mill. Charles Waters, (he man, was found with tlie entire lire box lying on him. His head was jammed to a pulp, one arm was gone and his bowels were protruding. Dennis Slierlook, 14 years old, who attended the machine, v-is struck in the head and back by a falling timber and died shortly after. Tnom is Sherlock, a brothtr of the latter, has .i bad scalp wound and will die. Joh.-l Bart 'W and John Brown, packers, are both i:i jurcd about the shoulders and face. Si mon Rob-on, teamster, had his thi.h broken. John Fought and others were severely shaken up. I) iniel Ostrander had three ribs broken and was scalded Pom the hips down. He will probably not l.ve through the day. Tlie cause ot the ex;b sion is unknown. PUNISH im; tmi: ku.h si:i,i,i;i;. A 1 to II II I II -1 l li m 111 n 11 Keeper lined s$l.'i.iO Willi nil Alternative sentence. Bi:nnini.ton, March 0 Tlie llrst liquor prosecution by the Bennington Law ..'id Order League was concluded this eveii.ug after a two days' trial. James Fitzgei.ild, respondent, was found guilty by the Municipal Court of ia.3 oll'enses against the prohibitory law and was lined t-l ;3o with costs, and an alternative sentence, if not paid, of three days' hard labor in uie House of Correction at Rutland tor i ac.li dollar. An appeal was entered to the County Cotut and ball was llxed at ?:iikh) Fitzgerald's saloon is where young Jew ett was found dead one Sunday 'morning 'ast December. riJNisii !.n; tiii; i;i: oi.i i:iis. Sentenced fur Life, or Long Terms of liu il isoillllellt. Rl'sK liuu," March 0. Sentences were pronounced to day against several l jie insurgents. Four insurgents were on demued to prison for life, four were sen tenced to confinement tor 13 years, and three tor eight years. One hundred md twenty sappers were all sentenced to It ree years' servitude. It is thought probable that the Bulgarian coiiiiuaiider-in-i'i.i-r w ill reduce all these sentences. No tur ther executions are expected. Tl iop sent to Silistria to suppress revolt l ave been withdrawn from that place. tiii: sr. i.AWiti'Nci: ici: jam. Vatr l'i I'eet Above llsnul I.eel .(.reat Oillllilge Along the U.tllKs. Oitaw , March P. The ice jam in ihe St. hawreuco near Croil bland continues. The chiet engineer of the marine di p irt ment ha.- returned from the scene. The water is lJ feet above the usual level at Morrisburg, and all the mills there hive been closed lor nearlv a mouth. The otciiards along tlie liver banks wi'.l by ruined by the Inundation. Important DUciner)- In Me I'liunlr-.. Montiicai., March 0. A new discovery In mechanics was investigated yesterday by a party of New Yorkers who came here for this special object. The result accom plished by this discovery Is the pul eriza tion or grinding of the hardest substances by the action of air set in a motion le sembliug tliat of a cjclone. The air is eon lined in an iron chamber not larger than an ordinary house furnace. At a test given in the paint factory of McDougull, hogie A: Co., where the machine has been in operation lor six months past, nails, iron, slag and tlint rock were reduced to an im palpable powder, while the operation was iqiially ellective with phosphates, mica, ahsestus, rite hulls, and other pill J' and soft substances. The device Is ver inex pensive, and so far as the Investigation snowed accomplishes results so Important as to point a revolution In pulverl.iog and grinding operations In numerous i rart-nients-ot trade. Rochester, N. Y., boasts of a little girl with two tongues. Add another item to the list of the dangerous tendencies of American llfe.-AVti' Vork W'orM.