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LX. NHW SHMHS VOL. XXXII.
THE NEWS IN VERMONT.
MATTERS OF INTEREST IN OUR OWN
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,
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
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
.) 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.
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.
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.
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-
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..
-- 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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
..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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
riJNisii !.n; tiii; i;i: oi.i i:iis.
Sentenced fur Life, or Long Terms of liu
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
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.