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VOL. LXIV, NlttV SERIES VOL. XXXVI.
IWRLINGTON VT., KRLDAY, KEIMUAKY (J, 1891.
ALL OVER TILE STATE
WHAT A WEEK BRINGS FORTH IN
THE WAY OF NEWS.
1 ho Huppi-ulngs of Seven PliJH oil our
Illlls mill In our Valleys Condi-used mill
1 iiui";riiilied for llllny l'lcn l'lcss
1. banil lioy-fair nt Hollows Falls Is n
.n.ugton i being canvassed for n now
till it iry.
The ii'o oi Wakefield pond In reported o0
It i s thick.
R..burt Glllllllan of South Rycgate la dead
nt h ngo ol '.)''.
V Young Men's Catholic nulon has boon
or i n' I at Rutland.
i'ho Jlasontc ball at Bellows Tails will
ta I'lu-o February 0.
Th. ratf liof npiekonl weighing Impounds
i r.-porl d lrom Poiiltnoy.
A few case ul lagrippoarc reported from
v .incus parts ot the State.
1'ijilitlicria lias reduced one school district
in f-errislmrgh to two scholars.
club Known ns the "Bending Circle"
bn been organicd at Nortlilleld.
Mr Claris AVelrh ot Wheeloclc pieced
a ( nl con timing pieces.
1 tii.,1 li Merrill, i.o died ni Kenosha,
i , . born at Cr.stletou in 1st) I.
111- -It Rob-its of Fuir.uven, has
")0ti now cill boxes and GO lock boxej.
The go.di n wedding of Charles Clinos of
Fnirbavcn was celebrated January Sitj.
There is to be a creamery in Sharon. At
n meeting held for this purpose $ljU0 was
'I he rrenmery nt Springfield was brokou
tnt :a-t wejk utid mi tiouuda of butter
i lister post at lSennington aro having tho
1 ueiuian glass blotters' entertainment this
a tall, cf putting In nt Morgan a
"ji ii .. u..."tcry tor making overalls iin-1
'the Berwick Homo tliuing room at Ilut
land is being remodeled, redecorated and
f n-ske 1
'the Urattleboro Haptist Y. I. S. C. L.
win c i brato their first anniversary next
LI auy n.ght.
Ji rnnrd JI-Douald of Fittsford has cou
Hr ed to build a new cheese lactory and
creamery for -;il000.
i- iirhaveu is full of sweet Founds at pres
ent tlieie being no le-s than llvo lull Hedged
t cuestrus m the town.
'llie bradlord Hooks of Bennington hold
'he r fillli annual concert and ball ut Libra
ry ba 1 licit Friday evening.
brni in Ohio wishes to locate in Rut
- i -r v -nnty and vthoro wood is plenty.
'In i inau-ttai'turo shoo lasts.
'luc coininissioned oUIcers of tho Natlounl
(i'ii-rd will meet for Instruction and drill at
Jji-ii 'leboro, February 21 and !5.
Ti o t.nt ti aeliers' institute will hold a
"i -ii-n at North Bennington
.u. aod llHli of February.
i uintiel L. 1 ingreo ot Hartford
i. . 1 n - n,; iged by I'oit Hurlbut to du
n r tho ."t.iunal day address there.
1 J. J.relivt t ot Nortlilleld, hns com-
(el d an oil p-iintinu, representing the liu-
ii. , u at C oneeptioii, original by Alurillo.
Mr Siienri-r Graves ot Urooklleld, re-
cen'y cttc'n 'iitcd tho Odth nmiiverary of
hi. Inri'.i. In- is tho oiliest person in town.
(. u. O. ). Howard of the L'nited .States
nrmv will d-liver Ibo Memorial day address
I i re U. U. Iioward post, U. A. It., of
j. u I w
I .1. CI. Swltzer, formerly pastor of
tin I'ongr gdttoiial church at West Towu
slii i, ineil of consumption recently in
n s in the llenniiigtou foundry are now
b- ii lu.iue every day in-iead of overy
otiini'da ti'.il tlio knitting mills are ruu
iii i i ipucity.
i i pi i.i I s'.ock of tho Hutlund Ulnctric
I ' 'i, -my has been meiviued from
""l .1IIC iMl(l, divided into 5.UU0
iiiir uf ) titiu.
iijI.oiii nl)iil (.r.iphio ot January
1 i i a - t .ii I di-cnptioii of the famous
1 ' ' 1 .' '-.iie stamp of lb 1(1, which
j I in .'.'-0.
I I u. ruber, of lirattleboro, who
I n i ii, .1 d to ills homu lor i-oiao time
1 '' l.t'i utttH'k of piiouiuoiuj, tillKS
' r- 1 tt'ii .to Mexico.
i K 1- tiler of lir ittloboro has just
1 I'o.t U. A. H. with a
.i.iii th- (ictty-burg battlu
1'cl'l ' . ii' . , ucr U'J pieces.
J I. i . '.us,," given nt lirattleboro by
tl kiiIi. - tn I'mvem'iit soei.'ty was a
f - Tho gross reouipu wero
S (jdil ii'1 . 1 . ut i-Rll) wore olearud.
Ii 1 . .. Kcese viritsio Jnir;du in
.i .' he it delighted with lm ne.v
a i ite, HuiU ho and i.l. lumiiy
n themselves exceedingly.
. li- old child of Thomas J'almer
c i ' i n was badly BoaldeJ by Mttnig
i m n pail of boiling vtnler s'-nlditig
I ut K and uiiiH so that It is doubtui. il it
1 M, Hardy of West ltntnUilph is
I r of a new monthly paper printed in
'1 i r sts of the Cougrc'gationalisls. It
Is i n'll fr.'iu Duck's job olllue ot that
lr ' in llio reeeiit thaw ii leporled
f ' ' I'.il'tsof UieKltitu, A iiiiniber
' n i' been cmiied away, hou-es
I' i ge htuo been unablo to iniihe
tu ti ..
A. AViinicr,for two vrnn f astor
"' " '-" gatltiual church at Huhliard
t ii' mid la'-lv of Oberlln, (Jhlo, is now
pr acliin at 1'awlet and it is expected that
1 Hill r ' '.vo u call there.
.a to Geologist i'erry recently secured n
lv r ,i ti fox which was captured uiivo in
1 -nil unty. These specimens nro very
i 1 i -Wll bo u valuable addition to
'i. 'u c-' iiiusi'iim ut Jiontpelier.
I... (J. Johnson, I). I)., formerly of
iiit'iund, li .s resigned tho pastorato of tho
Kcrnnd I'ougregatiotial church in New
London, Conn., to accept the call to tho
-laud church in Chicago.
leliuion of the 7th Vt. Vols, will bo
hel I nt Haxt"i- llusio Hall, Hutlatitl, on tho
j Jt, of jlai ' h next, thai luring the U'Jth an
iiv -siu , of the departure of the icgiment
fr nt ti Htnto for tho seut of war.
i no c nU nuial of tho Jericho Congrega
tional church Is to bo celebrated on the 17th
of next June. A Historical nddross will
bo gisen by Hov. A. Hn.eii of Richmond,
u former pat,tnr for several years
Tho .Murray club of lirattleboro nro to
repeat "The seven old ladies ot Ltivonder
town," and tho farce "Who's who? or nil ill
a bag," in tho Unlversalist vestry, Teliru
Tho Chnmplniii district Union I. O. of
O. T. will ineot at. Swanlon, Februnry !.
An interestlug progranmiu will be carried
out and in the evening thr" will be n pub
lic (iilei'laiuni"nl by member of th' union.
Tlioiim-S. .Miller, for more Ihan UOjcni-M
oxpres- a" tit at St. Albans, ex-prenleiit of
the boa.d of Iritstces and n proniineut
.Mnon, died at his home February 1, lb'Jl,
in the o lth year of his ago. Ho wns bulled
with Masonic honors on Tuesday.
Woodstock has the two oldest printers of
any town in tho Slate .Messrs. Lewis
I'raltand David L. Howe. Mr. I'ratt lias
represented hi town several times in the
Legislature, mid Mr. Howo is a prominent
Free IMnion. Both aro in good llnnnciul
Before the L-'ijislaturo ndjoitrned Inst fall
no appointment was made by (!ov, I'ago to
the olllce ol hullo geologist, and under the
general law It is churned that Hev. (1. W,
l'erry, who tin-, held the position the past
two years, will ho entitled to hold it the
coming two years.
In tho (Superior Court nt Boston Thurs
day in the enM5 of Dr. Jumes B. Kelson of
St. Johtif bury, against the Itoiton
and .Maine lailroad company, the jury gave
tho phiititill' a M'idict of !?1.!,.VJU. The doc
tor sited lor .;iU,n 'il for persona! injuries
(il tuiiied in a collision at l'ubsmnpsic in
A meeting has been called by tho stock
holders of the Windsor National bank to bo
hold in the banking rooms Tuesday. Febru
ary 1, for the purpose ol placing the liank
in voluntary liquidation nuri to appoint nu
iigeiit to close up tho nll.iirs of thu bank.
The bank was orgam.ed about seven years
ago with a capital ot $100,ltUU.
Uno of tho relics of the early days of
railroading on (he Kullnnd division, is an
olditow in the st.i'.inii at Salisbury, that
bus lurnished waruyii lor SUititm g?nt A.
D. Johnt-'-n, ov t i-iiice ho hns occtipied
that posit .on. Tin' sloew.ts put into til"
vtatlou when tha road v as llrst opened mid
it is si id doing duty, being in very giud
Sherlll Beeves has served n writ of re
plevin on l.'t isty ,Y Fuller of Cunibridgo
and JeH'ersonv ille for Wallaco and Darling
of Cambridge to recover $loUU, worth of
lumber attached by said Crtsty oo Fuller
prior to the writ of habeas corpus which
was served on them in lavor o. Wallace .'o
Darling n few d iy-. ago. This will un
doubtedly end th" ".raewhni. remarkable
quurrel that bus bM n going on between the
T w morning local jiassonger train from
Rutland as derailed at the duublu road
crossing in 1'roctor Thursday by the
breaking of a wheel on tho tender. Two
cars and tho engnio left the rails, running
some distance cm tho ties. As soon as word
was received ot Proctor. Station Agent
Mnrkhamttslegraphcd loR'.itlnud for a wreck
train, which was t-oon nt the sci-ne of the
accident. Pnssengers in tho llmt car were
1 Hdly shaken up but no one was hurt.
Thu south bound miiil train was held ut
Proctor nbout '.V minutes beforo the track
was cleared so trains could pass.
Tho Vermont Beekeepers' association,
in s"sion nt Middlebttry last week,
eh'cted these ollicrs: President, V. V.
Blackmor, Orwell: vice-president, J. L
Crauo of Jliildlebttry, V. H. Walker of
Manchester, II. L. Leonard of Brandon, .l.
F. Cram of West Urooklleld, J. D. Good
rich of Last Iliirdwlck, D. S. Hall of South
Cabot, B. P. Greene of St. Albans, J. W.
Smith of Stowo, A. J. Alben of D. rby, and
George Beecder of Kssex, all re-elected. Miss
Marcia A. Douglass, Shorehatn, wa9 chosen
secretary. Papers were read befoio the us
soctuliou by Prof H. M. Seely on "Sotno
agricultural problems," T. 11. Wheat ley on
"Bee cultuio at experiment stations ' and
several important phases of bee culture
were discussed by John H. Martin, Dr.
Bond, H. W. Scott of Bnno and several
others. The meeting "-as largely attuned.
W, W. Kliisiiiy, n deputy collector of cus
toms stationed at Itichtord, committed
suicide by hanging I'liilav morning. lie.
had been m poor health lor some nine and
l :s lliind had becoini unba'a-."d by this,
in cult ncct ii in with s c. ot ss inhis family,
and lie doubt less took his i.fe in a lit of
menial depr ssiou. Mr. Kinl-y was ap
pointed to Hie i.'u-tuin. Mirviuu Hi Juno lost,
nud had proved hitn-eii' to be a faithful and
elllcicnl olllcer. llo wus one of llvo broth
ct who served in the Union army dut nig
the rebellion. As a member of Co. A ol
the (Jib regiment, Vt. Vols., ho was present,
nt the sloga of Port Hudson, wlciro he re
ceived several wounds from Irngiin'nts of ii
bursting shell, - ln t permanently listib! d
him for i.etivo s. i vice, mid lie was stibso
(piently traiisb rred to the Vet thu llos 'i vo
coip-. Mr. Kuisno- as u farmer by occu
pation pruwous to liis appoint meat ill the
custom , s.'t' ice. mid was hlclily esteeui'id
wherever Known ut un uprijiht. citi.eu nud
HE WAS A HUSTLER.
tint Ills Mini-Is Wriu All In ti Vrmii;
Br..M.nro, Feb. 2. rfoino timo silicon
stranger eal'ing niiiisuif Jo.ui ll.ee regis
tered at the Klin Tree House hi this village.
He was ostensibly it book agent. William
Riley, it bonnier, oon alterward missed his
sliver watch and f .' i m money, lt.oj dls
ri,.u,ii'u I and was line I to Troy,
iN. V., vt h' ' le had i.gisti'iel ns C.
D. Hull o Boston. Being arrested
he came to B iiuiiigtuu volmitnrily and his
examination was held Friday. II" was held
in iylWi bail, whicli ho win unable to obtain
until to- lay, when ho win again d "tnmed
by n telegram from Windsor, Vermont.
The prisoner proves to lu tho notorious
Robert Fittou of Pioetorsville, a woolen
inuniifactiiror whoso v mills wore burned
n do.en years ago, nnd for which he
snys ho received 5'b.'5,nf)0 lrom
the Insurance compunlos. Aflerward ho
obtnmed papers from thu Windsor county
clerk's olllce, was lined "flOU for coiilo i pt
and hid lu Canada four years until the af
fair blow over. In tho pri-ouer's satchel
to-day wore loun ' nuniorous United .Slates
court writs of attachment for nroperty,
Klgnod regularly by Chief Fuller nnd nttust
iid by the clerk of that court. When) these
papers w ere obtained or for what purpose
they wore used is not known. Fittou will
delivered to the Windsor county sherlir tomorrow.
THE WORLD IN JJR1EF.
SUMMARY OF THE NEWS FROM ALL
PARTS OF THIS EARTH OF OURS.
Inli-rcntlng Notes From nil l'nrls of tlio
Clobn rlthlly Presented Jlany Dark
lfeeds Ulvu no Indication or tlln mil
Ten thousand London shoemakers hnvo
gone on a strike for nn Increase of wnges.
M. Lhe-licrtrnnd lierthet, tho French
novelist, Is dead. Ho wn9 born in 1815.
.Michnel Mnhoney of Marlboro, Mass.,
was killed in n wrestling mutch Tuesday
Thu Nevada Legislature hns re-elected
Senntor Jones for tho fourth term In the
L mted Stales Senate.
Hon Samuel Butler, ex-State treasnror
of Pennsylvania, died in Chester, Pa.,
Sunday, at t he ago ot (15 yoars.
Michael Kyraml, tho murderer of tho
notary Goulle, was guillotined in Paris
at 7:l) o'clock Tuesday morning.
Tho safe in the olllce of ex-Mayor lloche
ot Chicago, was blown open Friday night
and tf.'i.U'Jll carried oil by the robbers.
The dcle.it of the Bpirit taxes bill in tho
Italian Chamber of Deputies Saturday led
Signor Ciispi to resign us head of tho cabi
net. The long dcndlock of tho Montana Legis
lature is over. Tho democrats havo tho
organization and tlio republicans havo u
majority of one.
llepresentntivo Witter, speaker of tho Into
republican .Montana house, died Sunday
morning of pneumonia. His death leaves
Ibo House a tie politically.
A tenement house in Holyoke, Mass.,
wns burned curly 'I htirsihiy morning. Airs.
Mary Conner, ono ot the occupauts, wns
Milloented on tho second lloor. i.oss by llro
Tho Boston Commercial Bulletin tavs a
syndicate of importers has been lo.-ueltu
tsl the legality of the McKml-y bill, r'liey
will act in concert with the Chicago im
A lift in a initio at Joauesllle, l'enn.,
w.is Hooded lrom an ubaiidoued lilt on
Wednesday and lb men wero drowned.
The same nfternoon in a mine nt X.mticoku
three men were drowned by n cavo-in.
The remains of Molssonier were buried
yesterday .it Poissy ou the Seine. The
luueral Morvicos took pluco in Puris ot the
churcliof J a Madeleine wnicti was thronged
with the leaders in tlio world of art and lot
lei's. An LI Pii-o, Texas, special says: The
stage running between Cliihuaiitia and
Pemos Alto--, -Mexico, was held up Saturday
night by masked robbers and ;;liOUO in sil
ver bullion taken, Tho highwaymen es
caped. An explosion of ammonia gas used in
the lco machines of tho Western Refrlg
eiator company in Chicago ignited tho
building uud caused a loss of nbout
.V'-IUO.UUd. Four men were, injured, one
Rev. Neville Fanning of tho Oak Park
Congregul lonnl churcii m -Minneapolis was
InLeu suddenly ill nt tho conclusion ot his
morning sermon Sun lay and died soon after
of (iople.. . The subject of his text was "'is
life worih living :-"
A collision occurred Sunday near King
ston, Ontario, between two lreig.il trains
on tho Grand Trunk railway. Several ot
the train inii were sermusiy injured nud u
llromaii nnmed Low w as Killed. Nearly IM
cars were badly smashed.
The exports of cutlery from Shellleld,
Lug., to Hie United Stales lor January,
Ib'Jt), nmoimti'd in valuo to Uo, 115. For
the snuio mouth this year, under tho now
tin Iff law, tiie Slielheld exports to the
United States amounted to i'SUll,
Mrs. Henry Wisong of Horton, ICr.u., at
tempted to kill herself Friday night. While
yet alive, she sot lire to the house and the
and two children burn". I to death. She
was n widow In rie-ntuto on cumsfincos and
hud become insnne through lear of starva
tion. L. II. Imboden of Fort Wor h, Texas,
president of tho New Knghin 1 iri.st .md
Savings bunk, who was Fridnj in Iteted lor
forgeries to Kin amount of igtp.MJO!) was
Saturday indicted ou two more c mrges ot
swindling nnd emLczlem-mi, each to the
uinoiint of 'j.'iUIIO.
Moses (irimbiium, svho fell from n mov
ing Iruin at Haveihill, Mass., Snturdny
evening, ns ho was attempting to get on
board, died early Sunday morning. Ills
left leg was amputated aud that, with in
ternal injuries, caiisid his death. He was
15 years old and leaves n large family.
Jean Louis Ernest. Meissonier, tha
painter, who bus been ill for sev
eral nays, died in Paris Bitunlny.
He was born in Lyons in 1-12, Among
his most admired works mo "Tlio Litllo
Messenger," "'lho Painter in his Stud.o"
nud "The Chess-players " His pictures
were of small sb.e, but t,t exquisite Ij.lsh,
and commanded high prices.
John W. Mackay, Hie bonaiua king, nud
C. W. I'.onynge, u inillioti.iii e broker, iia 1
a rough uiid-tumhle Illit in Hm Francisco,
Thursday, in which both wero badly brni,
cd. Mackay finally floored his opponent
with a hit in the left eye. Mr.ckay asserts
thut the broker is tho author of uncompli
mentary attacks upon Mrs, Mackay which
appeared in New York and Loudon nows-pap-'rs.
A special from Helena, Montana, says
on January 'J 7 two masked men eiiteicd a
tent at McCarthysville, a railroad eump in
tho northern part of Miautiln county, and
shot llvo men, two ol whom died. The
masked robbers got .Ct)d and escaped to the
mountains. Deputy Sheriff Sprnguo went
lu pursuit nnd nothing bus been heard uf
him sluce. It is behoved that ho has been
Chicago wa3 selected as tho placo for tho
next mooting by the National Farmers' al
liance. Tito following were elected: President,
John II. Powers, Nebraska; vlee-presidonts,
Charles Morgan, Pennsylvania; Thomas
Finks, New York; W. H, Hiickeus, Ohio:
Wllnniu Kinrd, Indiana; Milton George,
Illinois; (J. II. Butts, Wisconsin; G, O.
Collins, Missouri; A. J. Westfull, Iowa;
J. J. j-'urloni; Minnesota; W, A. Jones,
Nebraska; G, F. Cravens, Washington; sec
rotary and ircifuror, August Post, lown;
national lecturer, George Law retire, Ohio;
ilrst assistant national leoturcr, -Miss F.vn
McDonald, Minnesota; second assistant, J.
W. Itnvens, Washington.
AMONG THE LAW MAKERS.
Whnt Senators ntut IteprescintiitlTes nre
lining to i:nrn I heir Vny,
In the Semite on Thursday of Inst week
tho bill creating the olllce or fourth assis
tant postmnster-genernl wns paused. The
apportionment bill wnsHicn brought tipnnd
tho deniocrnls opposed tho bill on tho
ijround that Arkansas, Missouri, .Minnesota,
Now York and Kansas wero each entitled
to another leprosentatlvc. Tho bill wns
passed by a party Vote ot "7 to 'JI just ns It
camo from the Hjii-o. Tho Senate then
discussed the army appropriation bill for a
time nnd passed I ho bill appioprinting
SjlO.IHJi! lor a life saving station ut Brant
Uock in tho town of elai shlicld, .Mass. The
House spent most of tho day in a sectional
wrangle brought nbout by n reference to
the killing ot postmaster Mnthows ut Car
Tho Senate nnd House both adjourned
Ft May without doing any business, out of
respect to the late Secretary Windom.
In tho Senate Saturday tho army appro
priation lull was passed. A number
ot bills were taken from the calendar
and passul; among them tho Senate bill
appropriating 'sl7,bllO to pay tho claim of
Dr. John 11, Bead, lis n royalty ou nil ri llo
projectiles with iron s ibols, used by the
government; homo bill appropriating ijiOD,
UUU for tho construction of new buildings
and enlargement of tho military post nt
Platlsburgh, N. V., Senate bill allowing the
legal ri'prosuiato of tho Into Israel Kimball
.$10,000 for use by the government of tho
cancelling stamp invented by him. Ono
lllllldn.il an I ten pension bills were
pa--e I; among them bills giving pensions ot
-') I month to tho widows of Gdi. Buoll,
Gen. Starkweather. Major Gordon ot the
lilth cavalry, Gen. Peloitso, L'.eul.-Co). Lee,
Brig.-Geu. Abraham Dur,on, Gen. IMward
F. Noyes, nnd tho House bill granting u
pension uf ts'iOOa. mouth to Gen. Fran.
Sigel. lu the Hottsotho military academy ap
propriation bill was passed, nud tho lloti-o
went into coii'imilloe ot the whole on the di
plomatic and consular appropriation bill.
No action was taken and tho committee
nr. so. Kulogios of the late representative,
L"Wis AVat-oii ot "ciiiisvlvanri, were then
delivered and '.he II aso udjot.iuel.
In lb.1 Senate Monduy .Mr. Turpi intro
duced a jo. nt r.'-olution ' .vh.ch was refened
to tho eon nt Lieu on tti!icn'yi proposing
un auiendinc tithe constitution for tlio
diction of U tiled States senators by tho
direct vote ol the people of tho 'several
States. Tho Hawaiian treaty was thou dis
cussed for a timo after vbioh tho formica
tions bill came up. Messrs. Dolph and
Hawley argued in favor of extensive coast
djfences and Messrs. Cockroll and Blair
in opj ositiou thereto. Senator Morrill,
chairman ot tin finance committee. In
troduced a bill similar in its tci ms to tho
one thit passed too House to-day, providing
for tlio designation of some ono to perform
the duties of tho bend of a dcpailmeut in
tho c.iso ot a death of tho head, cva.pl that
tho Morrill bill dirocts that tho duties ot
the temporary head shall continue until a
successor is appoint- ', instead of limiting
his duties to o'J days. In tho House on
motion of Mr. MclCmley of Ohio a bill was
passed amending section 0 R. S. so as to
rend: "Vacaiu v-i oecaiiuiicd bv death or
n .-ignaticu shall not be t-uipor.irily tilled
under the I' r.u piectdmg sections for a
long r period than 1!'J days." tf'io present
law limits the time to 10 duys. an 1 the bill
has special reference to the appointment of
n suci'sps-nr to llie bie Secretar)- Windoin.)
1! prc-i'iiL.tivo M -''ivary ot K uttt'-Uy
introduce I a resolution setting aside Feb
ruary 1. for the consideration of tlio hon
tite siy..e bill, the bill to be con- idorod from
day to ilar until dispos'd of.
I'm !-enato Tuesday pas-el tho Houso bill
substituting olldavs fir 10 days as tho
time during which a temporary appointment
cun be made to till vacancies in case of tho
death, si ckness or absence of bonds of de
partments, Considei u'.iou of t he lortillci
tion bill occupied tin rest of tlio day. Tho
House discussed llie li'ii runditi nlTrlrt.
'1 Ii" S -unto on Wednesday passed the
fortification bill and tho military ocademv
bill. The House pa.sed tho diplomatic ap
ChAMPLAIN VALLEY ASSOCIATION.
Ari'iiii-.-"iiuiits lor tin- ud Annual
( elc-liratiiiii al Unwind l'.iric.
Tile activo local managers of tho Cliatn
plaiu V u Ley a.-ociatiou are already con
templating another celebration at liownr.l
park, July I, w hich may possibly inelit le
the lid tiNo. It is expected to llll'nl-li an en
tertainment that will givu all clnsfu.i an op
poitunity to enjoy the national holiday nt
homo nud furnish n day of recreation tor
people lrom surrounding localities.
It Is thought that tho exhibition will con
sist of coll stakes and other rnces and an
exhibition of horses without the award of
prizes: biwu bull by noted players, and pos
sibly a balloon atcentioii. A j roiiiinout
citizen of Rutland rcmarko I during tin
session of INK) that Ratlunl would
rather huve tho mo',,ig ot tho
Horse BncLre' tusoi latimi than to
have the whole co! ego I oca led I here ns it
would be worth more to the community.
'II:? otllcers of the Hs ocliition wiil appeal to
theciti.'ii of Burlington fur assistance
nud enccura.'.eiuent by way ot providing t
giinrnnli'e liiu-1 to I c u .cd only in case ot
emergency. It Is to be hoped that this mai
ler will be dlsetisso.l and put in muro defin
ite shnpo in the near fiituio.
NEW HAMPSHIRE G. A. R,
1 t ii I it LT Iny (il'tlio I'miuii puicnt nt .Stan,
clli-ster, with it ;ind Atlt-ltdiiiii.e,
JI.vNciii.hrKK, N. II., reb. The lth
annual encampment of tho depart line. t G.
A. R. of tins State to-day wa alleiiiled by
hundreds of delegates. At the business
mooting in Smyth's Hall at 'J p. m., the
rorort of Dep.'iilmeiit Coinniniidcr Cogswell
gave a largo increase in membership, and
shows a nourishing couditiuii. The report
of the couuctl of administer advised an in
crease of salary of th minor olllcers
and the expenses of dclcgutcs to the
next encaiiipmi'iit at Detroit. Com-mander-iii-Cuiet'
'eazey and the ineuibers
of his stall', Col. L. S. Avery of Washing
ton, Col. Theodoio W. Tnlmagu of Wash
ington, Col. Ii. W. Jewett, Col. H. O.
Chirk of Vermont, Col. I). R. P.ercu ot
Great Fall,, l.'ul. Frank G. Noyes of
Nashua, were given a reception at Smyths
hall toiughi Department Commander
Cogswell presided Tho -iddress of welcome
wns by David 11. Pierce ot Great Fulls.
Speeches wero iniido ly Gov. Ttittlo, Cotu
iiiumler Vo'i.oy, Hon. Harrison Hume of
Boston Col. Daniel Hall of Dover, Col. F,
G. Noyes of Nnsl.uu, Mayor Klionltou of
JInucliester. Mr, Daniel Hall of Dover,
ilap'U'liuint president of relief corps uud
FIRE AT RICHMOND.
BUSINESS PART OF THE TOWN BURN
llie Largo Mnsonlo lllorl; nnd I'ntir Other
UiiIIiIIiirs Destroyed lliirlliiRtou nnd
Wnterhnry J'lretnen Save the Town
l.oasu anil Instirnlirp,
RicilMOMi, Vt , Feb. 8. Richmond suf
fered the tuoit dlsustrous llro in her history
this nfternoon when nbout 10,000
went up iu smoke. Tho burned property
included tho Inrgo JIusonic block, corner of
Brldgo and Front streets, made up of threo
stores and a physician's olllce, two blocks
on Bridge street containing three stores and
tenements, u slnglo block and a d walling on
l-'i onts treet. Much of the property could have
b""ii saved hud there been any way of get
ting water on tho Humes, nnd it is duo sole
ly to tho nrrivnl of firemen f' o n Burling
ton nnd Wnterbury, thut more property
was not destroyed. About ! o'clock Mr.
Norton of tho firm of J. B. Norton & Co.,
dealers iu hardware nud oils with n clerk,
went into tho cellnr of his storo to draw
some kerosene oil. As they came up stairs
thoy found the front of tho storo in flames
nud they wero obliged to make n hurried
exit through n back door. Tho lhuucj
were raging so fiercely around Mr. Norton's
desk that ho had no chance to securo any ot
his books nud it was only by hi caking n
pnuo of glass nnd reaching through that he
got tho firm's day book. His family lived
over the store and they barely had time to
escape with their lives so rapidly did tho
Haines nsceud. Nothing was .saved
from the stock or household furtii-,
lure. The storo of F. W. Powers,
dealer iu boots nnd shoes, in the same
block, was speedily ou lire unil nothing was
saved from that. J. W, Whitcomb's gro
cery store enmo next untl it was not long
beforo Hint too was on fire. Jlr. Whltcomb
lived over tho store and succeeded In snving
some of his household furniture and some
of tlio stock lu the store. Tha .Masonic
bloik, owned by North (Star lodge, came
next. Tins was occupied on the
Bridgo street side by 1'.. W. Free
man, dealer iu drug nnd jewelry nnd
ho saved nothing. Around on th" front
street side of the block Salmon Green s gro
cery storo was the first to go. He saved
some of his stock, though, like everything
else that wns saved it was greatly damaged.
Jlr. Green is the town clerk and the records
were kept in Ids store. They were moved
with tho snfe into Deputy Sheriff Connnt's
quarters. Over Greon's store was thoeiothing
storo of Fuy G. Nichols, Mr. Nichols save I
most of his stock. Dr. C. W. Jacob's olllce
wns also burned out. Tho upper part of
this block wns occupied by North Star
lodge nnd most of the furiiituio, with the
exception of tho carpet, chandeli -r nnd n
few chairs was snvel. hepirnted by n nar
row passage way was a building con
taining Patrick llimlev's shoo ship on th
gouud lloor, with Jli- G.eason's millinery
storo on tho second lloor nnd the G. A. R.
hull above. This block was soon in 11a nes.
Mr. Henley saved most ot hi too.s a:.d
Mi-s Gteasou go: oul some of her goods i.i a
damaged Condition. .S'otliin was siveri
lrom tl.o G A. K. hall. ,b-1 Barb, r's
house nnd bat n was th not structure to go,
with somcliirtiiturd sued, ami ut thu pmi
th-- workol the llrciii'n lVniu Burlington
and Wiitori.tiry prev ulel further ile'.ti iie
turn aud Howard Savles's dry goods store
ad joining was s. vi. As it was the busi
ness part of the lown is in ruins an 1 Rich
mond will not soon recovei lrom tlte blow.
Help Irolll '.Villoi'liurv Mill l'.il r 1 1 II ", t nil
Thopoopleof K'chmund, i e l'iiug th.-ir l.nlp
lessness to cope with th.- lury ol th? Halites,
at the b-'ginuing of the lire telegraphed to
Wnterbury and to Burlington for help. The
Seth Wnrii-r Kiigino company prompt
ly responded from tho termer place,
reaching the sceno on u special
train whicli covered the 11 miles 1 e-two.-n
Wnterbury nnd Richmond in li
minute. The firemen, who were on the lint
car with thir engine, say that they were
obliged lo hang on to their hats. Although
tin company reacho 1 Richmond soon after
5 o'clock, owing to the eo-idit on of the hose
it was not until nearly (i o'clock nnd after
tho arrival of thu Burlington firemen thnt a
stioam was turned on tlu burning build
ings. A delegation of Burlington firemen
with an en"iin lenciied here on llie local
tram at o:o , and iu a lew minute, had a
powerful stream ou the lire. Barber's
liotiso wns .ii Unities when tho Burlington
boys ni rived, nud it is owing solely to tl.etr
exertions, with tlio-e of the Wnterbury
company. that the fire vns stoppe 1
there. Water was pumped frum ii
hliiico-v.ay beside the railroad trn-k for a
time and when the -upply there became ei
hntisted u hole was cut m the ice ou the
school-house pond and plenty of water was
the result. When tie-lire was umier con
trol everybody went to the Be levuo House,
to w hich the people of this placo brought
everything entiibl i In their ho .ss. A pur
lion of Ih Burlington tlmiiu-ii went home
on the Aloutivnl express at .VS n hile other
with Chid Pcil. ins and the ngiiie wdl iv
mamo l through the nuht, to Iw on hand m
case of n fresh outbreak. Tho Wnterbury
hots wi.l return ou the night express.
()i lulu r 1 be liie.
The origin of the llro is in doubt and will
probably always remain so. A number of
stories nre told concerning Us discovery. It
is repoi te.I that uu explosion precede 1 U19
outburst, of fire, while otlurs say that it
was first seen iu u w.isto basket under Mr.
Norton's' dosk. Tho most probable theory,
nud In th' absence ol any proof of any
thing to the ci-nttary, th" sunpl-st, is that
of spontaneous coinbii.lion. I: is crtniu
that the tire ori0uititad in Mr. Norton's
store, and that tho entire building ivtn a
mass of Haines in an almost incredibly short
Tin- I.iishi-s and ii s. it i unci-.
The losses and insurance areas follows:
J. B Noitm it Co., store, .$'!.i00, insured
for if' O' l in Insurance Compauy of North
America ol Philadelphia, nnd tho Orient uf
J. B. Norton .V '. , stock, !?0 "i00, total
loss; insured for f? 5 M in the Orient, Plmi
nix of Loudon and Continental of Now
J. B. Norton, household furniture, $151)1),
total loss; insured for SjllfiO
F. W. Powers, stock. $.'.'(I0, total loss;
insured for $ 1S00.
J. W. Whitcomb, stoio, rJJaOO; insured
J. W. Whltcomb, stock. rlOOO, partial
loss; insured for $lt!lO In lln Niagara olid
Phii-iiix of Lomion.
J. W. Whitcomb, household furniture,
oartlal loss, Insured for $100.
North Star lodge, Jlnsoiiic block building,
$3000; Insured for ;I1000 in the .Springfield
of Springfield nnd Phn-nlj; of Hartford.
North Star lodge, furniture, partial loss;
insured for $-00 in Northern of Londou.
E. W, Fr. --mnn, strck, 'J500, lotnl loss;
Insured lor ; ','()( 0 ill insurance company of
North A merlon.
Salmon Green, stock, $1500, partial loss;
no Instil mice.
K. G. Nichols, stock, ifS.000, pnrtlnl loss,
insured for $11,500 In the Liberty nnd Niag
ara of New York and Orient.
Patrick nu!ev, bunding, s;1500; Insured
for $800 in tho Vermont Mutual.
Miss Glenson, stock, tf'500; partial loss; no
G. A. R. ball, furniture, '100. total
loss; no Insurance,
Jed Bnrber, houso, barn nnd contents,
$1500, partial los ou furniture; insured for
$1000 in Vermont Mutual.
Tho losses given above are In some ruses
only approximate. The insurance, o.i ept
that, ou Henley's and Birher's buildings,
was nil plnceri with W.I). Hall ot Rich
mond, nnd to him nnd to A. J. Hnll tho
Fiu:k Phi'.nS representative is indebted for
tho figiirus, 'Die companies represented
have been notified and tho Iomcs will be ad
justed without delay.
Notes nf the Tire.
The dwelling houses on tho east side of
Bridge street were nt constant, dancer and
caught fire several times but ','00 will piob
ably cover the lo-i on them.
'Ihrec barns were burned and n horso was
retcii-.d from ono with some ditllculty, the
mutual being Irightouod by the Ham is. iu
Mr. Norton's barn wern "ocra! kegs ol
powder, which might have been removed be
fore the fire reached them but no ono seemed
to think of them.
Tho flames from tho burning blocks seem
ed to tulio on all colors of the rainbow and
the llro was a mngniflcent sight when nt its
'I l.e insurance nmounts to 30,000 with
nn estimated Uss of $1! 1,000. The actual
loss " I I be much more than tho difference
1-ctweeii the.-e figures ns n good deal of tho
property destroy-d wns not insured whilo
i.l. . ch ol that which wns well covered by
insurance wns saved.
Nort. n A: Co. had about -sOuOn m nc
counts in their snb- nn 1 the condltinn in
which these m counts nn- found will depend
entirely on whether the door of the safe
was open or shut when il dropped into the
ruins. The question is a di-puteTl one.
During the fire R. JI. Conant, deputy
sheriff, lost his pocketbook, containing
1-150 uud n gold watch. Tho pocketbook
and contents wero found and returned by
Jlr. Powers had just tnken .50) off hlj
insurance and Mr. V h'tcomb had recently
lidded r-00 to his amount.
Mr. Norton's family had barely time to
get out of the b:uni:u building. His four
) ear-old boy fainted away on reaching the
llousoho'd furnituro and articles ot com
merce wen plied in confusion iu the depot
square, and n nong the nn ictus was a parlor
co.)lstoc, '.niuii--the stovepipe, but con
taining a roiisin? t're.
Ha I R'cliiiK-nii p.-sesml a flro engine it is
prol-iblu that th" tire could have been stop
tied long before so much property had b-eii
dest roy d.
A favoi able wind b.ew tho sparks to
wards the railroad track and to this is due
the tact that il-w l!r--iii-n from Btining'ou
raid Watit'bury ill I not Hud tlie entire vil.
Inge on lire on their arrival.
Ch.o L '.giiieer Perkins nnd the firemen
wo 'In no; return '1 uesd.iy evening c.unu
hoi., m ' nc cirly morning iruin Wi-due-i'ay,
the er ;tne, hose nud hiddeis following ut u
later iioiir. Ni lion .t Co. 's safe was pull
ed out of the ruin, about II o'clock Tu-'sduy
night. It tell lace dow nward and although
the door was mien the firm's ledger, contain
ing accounts to the ..mount of several thou
sand do'ln s, was .'omul in good condition.
A small mil. Mot of money iu bills and some
paper were de.irnyud.
Still atiotn -r theory ns to tho cause of
ll.e ill o Is advanced, ome thuikmg that the
gas in a coal stove in Norton's store ex
IHt NEWS IN BURLINGTON.
Chit 1 !ai,';liit-er t'cil.llis uiul u llelt-atlnu
ol I Ii'miiii-ii I. n In 11 li'liiiiuliil,
I'tiici K'l 'ineer Perkins reoei vrd n call
lor li-lii nt -l o'clock an 1 at onco caused un
dial into l.e sound 1 l.r.m box on ti-i.
City lull. I'he !ii'..iui"i resiioituod in-iiip;
ly and ii'iodl 11-) members -u the diiiennt
oiiinniil'-'s were or-lereu to go to Rlcilluoiid.
"lie Boxer's ingiii", 1 UU leel of hose and a
number of ladders were placed oh a fiat car
wlit.'h was attach-d to the mail tram to
'. Jut i thin uud then to the local train,
reaching Richmond nt o:!ld o'clocu. A lep
rosentalive ot the KllKK l'ltf.-- nccompunled
UNITED STATES CIRCUIT COURT.
A iconic tits in lite I'asi- ol It, I,, I. mils is
Hrnri M incitu -Oilier uses,
Bnvi n.ititoui), Ki.b. I. Th tidjmrui.l
ten.! ol the United Stales i iicuit Court
n-n veiled at ,1 o'-'lucl; nnd n h -nr.i'g w is hud
in It. K. I."i:l v. ileiiri JlniPiii. on a writ
-t h lbeas corpus blc atgiimlits Were
ma-"' by Alt or' P. Cro-for th" noutioner
and D. J. Foster and J. A Hi own iu op
position. IWisiou was reserve. I.
lu the case of the First National bank of
Pluitsl-urgh. N. Y., vs.O. Burton ot ul.,
on motion of Defendant Burton It was or
dered licit the plnintlll nleitdiltttoual specifi
cations by Fi brimry 15. V he iritis was
also had upon the ifiostioa cf appoint
nn ut of a receiver of the Nnliouai I niou
hunk of Sw iiiitou, II. A. Bur; an I . D.
Wilsou appearing torn Hr.ro iiumtier ol the
stocih'-l '.-i-s At the couclus.on of tho argu
ment' court was udj uiriied itiril t i-morrow
morning at I) o'clock
Kl 111 llll I l't-IISlOIIUI s,
Wasiiim.iu.n, Jan, 20. Oiigmul, inva
lid, James C. M. Aden of Last Wulling
lord, Charles Bo-twick of Richmond; in
crease, Jl.irtui C. Willev ol W.iicrbury
Centre, Charles C. Nichols of Shoi chain,
leisiiiH, Lrtlia W. U otmore of Roxbury.
V. .v-t'iM.'iii.N, Jan. So. Original, in
valid, J-i u Mure ot I'licsli'r. toorgeC.
llesseltoii ot itui'kingi.iuu; merci-e, Satuuel
li. Hill, of Randolph, .Mark I.. Andriis ot
CiKltsluiry: original, widows etc., Jleuti A.,
widow of i'llishn B. Smith of Bellows Falls.
W.vhiiiM.ioN, Feb. 1. Original invalid,
Franklin J. Btirnell ot Crultsbury; reissue,
David Whitman of Jay, Beniioui P. Rob
erts of Danbury, James' R. Cutting of Hun
tington Ctiitie; original widows, etc., Kly
L., widow of Owond A. Stono of Wator
bury, ICalheriiie, widow of l'.dward Dillon
DR. D. C. HAVLEY SPENDS A NIGHT
OF DANGER ON THE LAKE.
With Two Companion II rights tho
Wind mid Waves With Ono liar Gnnn
Tlmjr UrUt .Sevaral Mil,,, in tlm riontinK
IceThe S'ory ot tho Nlirht.
Dr. D. C. Hawley o' this city pnscil
soven liours ot Monday nigln at tiie mercy
of the ware and floating ice on Lnkn
Chaiuplain, After floating several milei
northwaid ho EitcceeiL-d In getting Into i
bay at htavo Dland nnd from thero across
n strip of Ice to Grand Isle.
Tho doctor tad n call to go to ColchcH-r
Point, where Wsdtor Button, tho keeper of
tho light, his wife and four childien were
111; ono of th children wns supposed to
bo dying. Tho doctor reached Porter')
Point nbout 10 o'clock Monday night. X
mnn from the light hot-.s-) had rowed ovur
with a strong nnd good-iizod boat, and If,
with a man from Jlr. I'ort' i'j, start" 1 to
the point with the doctor. Thoy hai 'inr
oars and a pike pole, and hni got witbi t
live rods of tuo point, when tu- rapidly
freezing ice around tin m, which was t'. u
with difficulty broken through, .tartel i
drift suddenly northward, th-u began tj
brenk up, and carried tho bent with irristd-'
force awny I'tom Its destinnttou. The -o-.f-i
wind was rapidly rising ti a gnle anlf.-i
oiuy gtt.d" he oarsmen lin i was tin- ' '.
Chester light v. ha il had !i . iig'.-.te.i - - l
after they lost coutrolof tlw i jat, and Jum
per light, which win lighte I in rsspoiui- t .
Only three oars were left now, ns ono
bail been lost i.cur Colchester Point and
tho staunch boat with its three occupm'-,
penned iu by a mass ot ice several f-. f;
thick nenrid Stavo Island, about tour inn i
northward. Tho wnves wero rod. tig
10 or 1 loot hlgli and each one brouchl tu-i
boat nearer to the Ugh rocks at llie p. an.
If th- boat had struck tht-o probably no. -ing
could lmv savtd the ociat.auS. ! .
when about .'0 lee! ft -,m the rocl ;
drifted to the north, paesad the point un 1
thoa drifted nlong tho west shore of tl o
At tor threo hours of mingRl hope nu I
despair, they were ng iiu bearing out i it
tho lake, aud nil nerved themselves : r
whatever might occur. The wind was cut
ting, tlio waves were high, e.ad the mass of
ice around the bont did not cllow of nny
control of It, mini when hbottt two-tnnds
of thu way to Prevalence Island, th j
began to thin out. utid ' Ii - men, guidi 1 bv
IIih Colchester ligl t, tiled to low sr,:' i
ward. Thoy w-r. -ucc?ss,'ul, bu as if i
too dark to sae n-ivth.ug but tb" outliic- "C
.Slav-.- Js'nnil tae chutiue of lauding n
smiill. Large cak?s ot ice were a -being
cneountcred, aud one- n high '
lilted thu boat and it 'truck one ot t a
with cotisiderablo force, but without u -bap.
Rowing nt random, they enter-' , .;
sheltered bay at 5 o'cloc . uud finally l-i. .
ed, butU a lire, nnd orepire-l to r-:nain i
til daylight Dii"-f the men w it to i
ent side of tho islan i an 1 f un I tha'
1 1 rip of Ice extended across to Grau'i
Tiioy tr'ed it an I found fiat it av ;e 1
inches thick. Dr. Hawley stt s "i : a - .
it not been lor the pi.e p . 1 -i
hnve iiinde th, tri" !. - ' " - ' -
,-o sti'ong thct it i. !-. . :i '.. o
lrom br.-i blown it, r.hwnr . i . -! . I
rcuebed. they w - siitr.
Dinner wns had at Mr. (. h"i.' -u I a
gentleman wnj ired to brm, . :
buck to Colchester Point, Di o
reached the pain' at about '-' o'cli .:-.
o o'clock ieache-1 hoir.e.
NORTHERN NEW YORK.
It Is teported that Congressnin
John II. Jlollit will loc.te in
loi.o after his duties at Wnshmt.ii me . I
ed. I me of Maloue's booiumg nidus'..-: -s .s
tho Lawrence iV Webster woolleu n u. .
wlure llio Jlc.Hilian ijo pnulsur - made. t
iair a dav is the a-.e- vge out-put. Tl.i -nuo
ot th- centres of tiie hop trade, 're
market is ipuet now, ".J cents being the ru
ing pt .co for a pi hue mlicle. Dr. F. L.
Gtiyott of Gouveneur has located m town,- -Jluloue
has n branch of the Salvation At o: -which
hns "come lu stay." Ex-A'seinl i
man Willinm P. O'Na. of St. L-'gis Pa . .
huvmg so.d out his niei cuiitilo busi iess, . i
o.a-i to .Muloue to rt-si!. Ho is a bro.i. r
of County Tiiusurir Trad O'Noil. At.- v
recruit from the Luierald Isle, wns n-k-1
how ho wos ugomg to vote. He wuiit d ' i
know which party was iu power, nud wh. n
informed niwwly replied "Well, be goo
I'm agin the 'government anyway."
N, II. Briggs, one of our p.-omiuent drug
gists, diod Juuuaiy '.".). lie hud been -..'
with consumption tor u long tunc.
Ou Wedut-diiy u.ght tho 21lh io I
their grand Muita y bull. i he rem.!
clothing men r.:o circiua'ing a pot it it
w l.ich is receiv uif lots ot shliidturcs jir a) in ;
A.ieml.lm.in lion. W. C. Stevens to favor
thepassago of a bid to put an uud to sncJ .
f..kir c'.i'ilui.,, .-oi.'iri. ot an intiuei.i
u.iture. u i.. Joim )'. i-.tilger, is a n .
diilu'e lor t iicii.t v.curt Judge, now he... . i
Hon. C. O. lappun o: i'otliu, N, Y V
be.ter nomiuatiou c-oald not be made. it .
Kev. K. P. Wndhnuis, li. C. Bihop of
Ogdoiisbiii'r;, is mijoymg very good health
tills winter. George G. Gurlt-y will proba
bly bo tho ropubheau nominee for supervi
sor. Mr. Hurley ,s the light man in the
Hon, John P. UaJg"r is in New York
city on legal bujines. Ki.-bard Briesen his
sold his home here and gone to Jtic.i.
Thu nest thing for JUi m-- is the free d.-.-v
i ry system Rev. W. D. Mnrsh i f id
Jlethodist church who had U-su ill for ov .r
four months in Syracuse, returned Tuesday
much improved nud wns ten iered a rece..
tion by his people iii the church parlors t.c.
sumo night. Dr. R. J. Wilding is hi
Albany, attending the State Medical society
convention as delegate frum the .Medical
society of Northern New York. There wid
be n choral service m St. Mark's church
The Regents' examination at our acade
my v,us hugely attended aud a good num
ber passed. Messrs. l'enke & Co,, nre
putting an elevator and a plato glass front
in their store. Jennie Spencer uf Spring
field, Jlass., is visiting ill town.
A colony of Hebrews from Kufcsiu, com
prising 100 families, will arrive In St, Paul
and Minneapolis this week. Thoy vrtroteut
to the United States by liaroit Hirsch, who
donated a lorfio sum of inouay tor the pur-