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CHITTENDEN COUNTY EDITION.
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VOL. "V, NEW SK1UES VOL. XXXYIL
ALL G I 11 THE STATE.
WHAT A WEEK BRINGS FORTH
THE WAY OF NEWS.
Hill, and In Our Valley Condensed and
Paragraphed fur limy 1'roo lre
Forty teachers attonded the teachers in
stitute at West Concord.
Martin H. Cook lim been appointed pub
lic prosecutor of Castlotou.
Tbo Wostcrn Union Telegraph company
have opened a new ottlco in Krattlaboro.
The machine shops and foundries at Fair
Havan nro all doing n pretty good business.
A manufactory in Hraltleboro shipped
20.000 rocking horeos for tho holiday trails.
Parker & Hunt of North iroy are nunu
fncturing 50 piano sounding boardB per
Brandon lumbonuon are tired of waiting
for snorv and have begua hauling loss on
Phil Danahy. n clgnrmakor of Rutland,
cTnimi to have been rubbed of a gold watch
and $23 in money at Glens Fulls recently.
A now postolllco has been established ut
Sheldon Junction, with Miss Lou .Marvin as
A $1000 llro Tlsltod Newport Centre Inst
weok and took away Skinner's mill, an old
dwelling and a burn.
There will bo about 3,000,000 fejt of
lumber hauled to the mill in Waldeu this
winter if there is snow.
County Examiner J. H. Dunbar and
State Super! ntendeut Palmer will hold a
summer school at Btthol,
Horaco Thaor of Kast Roxbury slipped
and fell on a " stor.o step and received in
juries from which he died.
'I ho mountain laud Is West Dover is
being bought by purlieu who believe iron of
good quality is to be found there.
It is reported that tho family of Norman
Johnson of South Londonderry are en
deavoring to prove him of uusouud mind.
An alleged priest wn arrested in Rutland
Saturday for stealing a gold watch in Troy,
N. Y. lie was tuLen back to Troy Mon
day. J. Williams it Son have increased the
capacity of their hoop factory nt Morgan
and will send their production to Massachu
setts. Tho hills in Rutland county are being
shorn of their trooa and shipped to tho Fall
Mountain Paper company, Hollows Falls,
Fred Luiuoura of Rutland was arrested
recently and fined, with co-ts, 20. OT for
refusal to support his family, a wifo and
Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Allbei of Weatbers
flelj celebrated tho 'dOtu aunivursary of
their marriage on the 21st inst with a merry
party of f i lends.
The Amei ieau House in Brntt'.eboro came
near being dcsttoyed by lire lust uei. '1 lie
pail brigade discovered tho lire in time and
squelched the flames.
Sir Charles Russell, England's foremost
lawyer, has been engaged to dufond Thomas
O'llrien, the buncoer or gold brick swindler,
in the extradition proceedings.
Mi's Lettice Ilowen, the centennial anui
veisury of whoso birth was celebratod Octo
br 20, is gradually failing i" health, mid it
is feared that sho will not live loug,
Tho hou-0 ot .Stephen Goodspeed, in War
ren, was burned last week '1 nursday mid
Dr. O. D. Greene's residence nnrrowiv es
caped de tructlon inn liko manner.
It is said that only ono mining enterprise
in twenty is successful. Vorinonters should
bear this in mind and be reasonably sure
tue stuff is there beioro goiug ahead
1 rank L. Johnson, who is well known in
Pprlnxtield, where ho was born, has recently
been appointor superintendent of the new
ivunty truant school at Oakdalo, Mass,
Ilennmgton is goiug to improve her water
supply by nearly doubling Uio storage ca.
pacitv anl connecting a pond with tue re
tervoir, thereby hnving nn unlimited sup
Tbo bow engine hcuse for Hollows Fnlla
is nearly doue. H imam A. ll'isseii lias
given ut grounds to tho vil'age and will
furnish u pair oi horses to draw tho steamer
t all lii ct.
1 red W. Chandler, a lormer Rrattleboro
b. y, who aided Albertou, n cashier in u hank
in Taconia, Wash., to escape with 020,000,
has broti i nU'in'o d to live year's imprison
nn n' ar I.uim lul. ir.
Morton U heeler and Myron Sibley, two
V hliliigharn bovs, were seeing woo was
t o beat si liter the other day wbon the ice
hi ou. , au i but lor twigs which aided thorn,
migLi' lm j ilrowned.
earn.- are being stopped at Dorr bridgo
uiar Rutland by would-be highway men, but
as i t h ir.sei have been abla to uscupo
trim iL ir gii.-p w lien urged ou by a
in rj Cut itli the whip.
W i). Lnivreni'4 of West Townshend,
who is over lit) years of age, recently fell on
the ice and hiding down a steep bank, had
three ribs biol.cn .ud was otherwise badly
Loon Williams of Hallows Falls was ar
rciie 1 latently for breaking and entering
the grist, mill and IColioy's store. Ho con
fpss'd, aud it is believed ho has been con-
cerned in other potty jobs about that vil-1
E. J. W hite and his brother have gone '
v 1 1 h a large number of liorsis for their
lumber camp in Mamo to commence jjetting I
their luinbir to tho uiills. Tho company lu I
which thoy are connected has 11,000,000 feet 1
skidded ready to draw, 1
Tho tiKrlmrshop of Mellow it (iome. In
Rutland was biokon into 1'riday night and
35 taken from the money drawer. Iloag'a
bakery in the same town lias been entered
three times in the past two weeks, but tho ;
burglars secured nothing.
The I mted Slatoi fish commissioners
started a special II, h car irom Washington '
louded with trout, which arrived at .North
Adams. Mass., Friday, whoro a quantity of
trout weio turned over to the Forest And
fitream club of Wilmington.
The englntor of tho mail train last Tues
day morning pulled up his train just iu timo
to avoid crashing into a half cord of wood
on tho trunk near Hollows Falls, which had
been placjit mere uy a woman who was out
of fuel, bile hid behlud R cur. but coma out
wit u tho traiu stopped; mid Col. Smith,
pron.ii'iit of the road, who happened to be
on the .i nu, gave her some ndvice. It was
a narrow -opo from an accident.
Tun p--t masters between Whito River
Junction ai d lirnltleboro have petitioned
tho superintendent of tho rnllwny mall er
vico to havo tho mall car attached to tho
fast train, which would bring the malls to
the sovernl towns four hours earlier than at
Fred Hilllnrd, who enlisted In the army
for three y-ars through Capt. Tuylor's ro
cruitluc station Iu Rullaud lait Septsmber,
recently deserted, was arrested in Rutland
Mouday and will be taken back to Fort
Schuvler. near Wcschester, N. Y., where
he is stationed,
The improvements on tlm Hrattleboro
water system aro practically completed.
The main has been extendud half a mile to
tho springs 11 In number which have
been brlolfd up aid covers placed over
them nud tlio wnttr is taken directly from
them instead of a swamp which they made,
Coorae Aitken. superintendent of the
Hillings farm at Woudstofk, raised probab
ly the largest ntd of corn ever raisod in
Vermont on that fin in. there wnro O'J
pore iu tho field. With the manure, 2.'i0
pounds ot fertilizer was used to the acre,
and it averaced tritle over 1UU uusuels ot
ears to the ncre this ye ir.
V. J. Chester, wishmg to present his
friend. George F. Oilson of Plenanlon,Cal.,
a memento of friendship, attached a 25 rent
piece, th date of which was IbOO, with a
strong cord to a common shipping lag and
started it by mall on the journey. In due
course of timo Mr. (lilson acknowledged the
gift, which lio says was received all right.
Tho Epworth league of YV estfidd has
reorganize I by electing tho following
ollicers: President, Mrs. Homer W. Hurn
hum; iirt vice-president. Mis-. Carrie L.
Mlllor; second, Mrs. Wallace D. Miller;
third, Mi-s Elgia M. brown; fourth, Miss
Stella Oilman; secretary, Miss Dollie
Trumpass. The society reports about 40
M. B. Kelly's store ami Frank Adams's
grist mill nt llellons Fails were broken into
Monday night, but nothing of consequence
was taken from either place. The thieves
waited until tho policeman had made bis
rounds boforo going to the 11 o'clock train,
and then broke two panes out of a window
in Kelly's store and entered the main room.
Adams's mill was entered in tho same way.
The Wilmington Times s.iys: "Wu have
in our possession a copy of the Reporter
dated 'Hruttluboruuga, Monday mm mug.
April IS, lSUoV It is a four-page four
column paper which was published weekly,
the terms of whir'i wei j 'One D. Fifty C.
per Ann. pivnhle quarterly.' Amnu,j tho
ninny interesting things in tho paper we
lind un adverti-euient ol tho list of letters
remaining in the postolllco at Wilmington
April 1, lsuii as follows: 'Steven Hubbard,
Joslah Flngg, Wilmington; Jedediab Stark,
liaiilax; Jo.litm Smith, Marlboro; Uoiija-
unn ue!d, Stratton; Laleb linages, nit-
ilinui.' It was signed Elijah hUistmnu,
UNITED STATES COURT.
G'eason .Seiittu Maine No Compromise
Allowed In the M( AlbMUS Hank Case.
Uiiattlkuouo Dec. 21. Mnrtin Gleason,
who was taken to Hrattl -boro TuomIuv bv
L'uited Slates Marsual Am.deu, was taken
before Jud"o H. H. Wheeler, nnd. on mo
tion of District Attorney Plumley, it was
ordered that he bo removed to the district
ot Maine, whereupon a warrant for his re
moval win duly issued.
In thu cbo of Alexntider Oarrow vs. O.
H. Ki.tfoid lime for liliug was extended to
Hie February rulo day.
1 he casu ot tlie t nited States vs. Ldwin
P, Squires was
entered discontinued, on
motion of the district nttoruoy.
The court handed down n decisiou on tho
proposal of compromise in the matter of tho
First National bank of St. Albans which
was heard at Rutland on Monday and
Tuesday last, wherein tho prayer of the
petitioners for icavo to compromise is de
uied. S. S. Towner of 3!outpeltt.r Dnail.
Monti'kmuii, Dec 24. Sewoll S. Town
er a resident ami active business man in
this village for nearly 25 years, diod shortly
after 2 p. in. to-day, after a long nud pain
ful ticknoss. hen .Mr, Towner first came
hero hu wnsc.erk iu the wholesale notion store
of E. R. .'-kinner, thou went into thu dry
goods and notion business for himself, later
luto the millinery business which he contin
ued for 111 years, and for about six years
past has conducted n large lurnituro busi
ness, lately in company witli hi, son, E. E.
Towner, at the Golden Fleeco building. His
ngc was 55 years and he leaves a wife and
one sou, Deceased was a prominent mem
ber of tho Haplist church, The time for
tho funeial is nut decidbd, but burial is to
bo nt West Topsham.
A Griin.tii utter Taken Poison.
Raiiiik, Doc. 2). Tulllold llonaway, aged
about 00, n granite cutter residing on Gran
ite street, took a dose of poison this moru
lug und physicians state that he will not
survive its ellecls, Rev. W. J. O'Sullivau
of Moiitpeller was hastily t.eut for. Heuu-
way has a wife nnd live young children.
A Irv Lht-Utiuas lor llurru.
ItAHltK, Dec. 21. Ollicers this morning
seized live half barrels of lager beer from a
car at the Montpelier and Wells River rail
road depot, and from the express olllca in
the village, nine ouo gulloa jugs of whiskey,
live two gallon jugs of whiskey and
rum, III) one quart bottles of liquor aud one
keg of lager.
lu.m Ciierd. fur Christ mas Pruseuts.
LvxiioNvii.i.B, Vt., Dec. 21. A. L.
Finney, baggage master .il Lyudoaville de
pot w ns to-day the recipient of a check for
TlOiiUasn Christmas pievnit from A. 11.
Darling, Fifth Avenue hotel, N. Y. Mr.
Finney was named for Mr. Darling, who
for years mudo his home with Mr. Fiuney's
mother. Fniuoy is receiving many con
gratulations, Mr, Darling has also placed
two more checks for ijlOOO each, for (Jurist
mas piu ontH in this town, one to Mrs. Ma
tilda Cuipenti.T and one to Edwin Fisher,
both aged people.
rllllni; Itlrlilnrd's Isle flralu Kliivatnr.
RicilFOiti), Vt., Dec, 20. Tho big grain
elevator which has never ben used since it
was constructed, is now being filled with
grain from tlio West. It is rumorod that
another elevator will be built hero by an
other company on uccouut of (be excellent
' advuutaus heru as u shipping point,
A CITY 0E LANTERNS.
THE DARKNESS OF MIDNIGHT HANGS
OVER FOG-STRICKEN LONDON.
Tmnio and Trade at a St tndst 111 Entire
Polloo In mo ou llllt- for 70 Cunsectlt I ve
Ilunrn I'lMiple Luse Their Way, and
iMstllns Into Ponds and Rivers, are
London, Dec. 2-i. The city Is still hidden
beneath a fog of phenomenal blackness and
densily. Cabs and other vehicles are guided
through the stroets by the aid of torches
and lanterns. Regular traffic and trade is
at a standstill. The entire pollco of tho city
has been ou duty night nud day throughout
the 70 hours of blank fog. A number of peo
ple lost their wny and wandered into rivers,
canal and pond?. Already the bodies of
seven persons who were drowned have been
recovered, lire others are roported missing
MANY ACCIDENTS REPORTED.
The Fug Sulil to ho Guueral Alone
Kist Ouast nf Great llrltalu.
Londo.v, Dec. 24. A despatch from
Leeds says three men while walking on the
paths along the canals fell into tho water,
owing to the fog, and wore drowned. Over
tho 'ibamcs the fog is so thick that the
oldest river men cannot remember when it
was equalled. From Londou to tlravesend
It nppuars to be oven heavier than at other
places, aud no boatmen daro veuture out.
Several persons have been killed ou the
railways. It is believed London has never
beforn been visited by a fog that has been
so productive of death ami disaster.
The operations ot tho railways aro greatly
hampered by the fog, and extraordinary
precautious are taken to guard against acci
dents. Advices from points iu eastern Euglnnd
show that tho fog is prevalent along tho
whole length of the east coast. On the
rixer Tyne tho shipping iudustry Is almost
at a standstill. Three dock constables, sta
tioned at the West India docks, while per
forming their duties, walked Into the river
and were drowned. Quite a large number
nf skating accidonts havo been reported.
Near Kigin, fccotlaud, three boys, skating
ou tho Lossie, wero drownud, through the
breaking of the ice.
Altnsal Wedilluc on Petirunry 27.
Lovdo.v, Dec. 21. It is olllcinlly an
nounced that the m.irrlngo of Princa Albert
Victor, Duke of Clnre.ico nud Avoudalo,
eldest sou of tho Priuco of Wales, to Prin
cess Victoria Mury of Teck, will tako place
on February 27 in St. CJoorgo's chapel at
BLOODHOUNDS ON HIS TRAIL.
Nliisrly IOO() Men -rarch hie for a Ne;-ro
Mnr.lrrflr Mlllti. titled Out.
Li Esiifiio, Fla., Dec. 27. Just before
daylight this morning J. 11. Parni moi o, a
well-known conductor ou the Florida Cen
cral and Peninsular railroad, was .murdered
on his train not far fr. m hero Uy Thomas
E. Mike, a negro, whom he had ordered out
I of tho white passenger car.
. was shot behind the
ear and Instantly
i killed. Mike jumpd from
tho train und
disappeared in the woods,
The tram was stopped and run back to
this station. Shenlt Galloway organized n
posse to search for tho fugitive. Thoy have
six bloodhounds anil it is the general opin
ion that Miko cannot escape. Nearly 1000
armed men aro engaged in the pursuit.
I Many nogroe',w 1th Winchesters nrescattered
about the city suburbs proclaimiiie that
they will protect Mike irom lyuchiurr if
brought iu hero.
The ljcesburg rifles nbout 00 in numbor
havo been ordered to pruservo penco in
town, as tho uogrnos threaten it.
ENGLAND'S FOG CLEARING AWAY.
Tho mocking of Itullw.i? Truffle a Serious
11 liiilr.iucu to Christmas I't-stivltles,
London, Dec 25. The oppressive fog in
which Loudon has been wrapped for two or
threo days, prevailed until midnight, but at
this hour (1 :li0 u. m.) is clearing off. The
delay in railway aud road tratllc duo to the
fog considerably hindered the progress of
At Leeds yesterday the driver of n load
ed omnibus lost his bearings in the fog aud
horsej and omnibus wero precipitated into
an excavutlon. Five persons wero seriously
SNOWING AND DRIFTING.
A Uesulnr 1111 ird i:tnudliiK Tliroucli-
St. Pa in,, Minn., Dec. 25. -It Is snowing
hero and drifting hard. Tho mercury is
dropping rapidly. A regular blizzard is
developing which extends nil over the West.
At Redwood Falls, Minu., tho worst snow
storm of the season is raging. At Mason
City, Iowa, tlio thermometer has fallen
over 50' sinco noon. A general blockade is
WANTED TO KILL THE PRESIDENT.
An lJnullsli Woman Willi nu Aspiration
tu Imitate Guiteail,
i:w Yokk, Dec. 23. Mrs. Ada Thorp
l.ortus, wuo it is alleged came hero from
Europj with the avowed intention of killing
1'resiueut Harrison, tins beon adjudgod in
sane. She is sullorlug from a type of in
sanity similar to that of (iuiteau,
EDWARD M. FIELD WILL NOT EAT.
lie Manifests No luiitrest lu the Decision
nftlie I.uiiuny S'oiiiiuUsliiu,
Nnw oiik, Djc, 21. Edward M. Fiold
has manifested nn iulornst lu the decisiou ot
the lunacy commission in his case, nud is
seoiniugly as oblivion to his surroundings
and fate as heretofore. He still refuses
food and spends his time iu his cell on his
Callluriilu Trout fur Veruiuut,
Rutland, Dec. 20, The car of tho United
Status commission arrived hero to-day with
1500 California tiout 'which were distrib
uted iu Mendou river uoarJRutland. The
car has been to different points in the State
distributing the trout aud from here goes to
North Adams aud Criawold. Mass,
VT., Till USD AY, DFOliM BElt 'M. IS.) I.
FUNERAL OF PRESTON B. PLUMB
The llard-Worklac Kitnsus Honntor l.ald
to ltKtt ut l;mim In.
HMrontA, Kan., Dec. Si. Tho romains
of the late Senator Preston II. Plumb wero
buried to-day. The fisgs on the public
buildings were displayed at hnlf-mat and
ncurly nil th business bouses nnd prlvato
re.sldr.ncos were draped iu mourning. Tho
services of tho day commenced with private
funeral services at the family residence at
which only members of tho family, the con
gressional delegations nnd a few chosen
friends woro present. Tlio services oonkistcd
only of u prayer by Rev. Dr. Cordley, and
tho hymn, "Abide With M," sung by the
choir of the Congrogatloiial church.
A procession was formed in
front of the
residence to oscort the funeral cur to the
church. At the church tho casket was
placed upon a catafalque raised ou a dais
and the lid being removed the features of I
tho distinguished Kaniaslan were exposed '
to tho gaze of the people, who ns thoy passed
the funeral bier, placed upon it Dowers, I
wreathB and various Uoral designs. At 2
o'clock fuuernl services were held nt tho
church, at tho conclusion of which tho pro-
cession procoeded to the cemetery where the 1
remains of tbo senator were placod iu their i
last resting placo. I
Among those present at tho funeral wero I
Gov. Humphrey and his staff, the Stnto
ollicers, meniLersof the Legislaturo. various
civic and military organisations, aud dele- ;
gntions Irom business, political and social
organizations from various cities ot tho
State. Rev. Dr. Cordley delivered tho
funeral sermon. At the comotery the ser
vices were conductod by the G. A. A.
TO BE TRIED IN BURLINGTON.
Kllbourn .1. Hruwu. tho Muum;l Ins; Pull
man Cur ( oiiduotor,
Rostox, D.'C. 24. Kllbourn J. H rown
the ox-Pullman car couduotor, arrested
some timo ugo on tho charge of illegally
facilitating the transportation of merchand
ise Into tho United States has been held for
trial in Burlington, Vt., for smuggling.
WASltl.voroN, Doe. 23. Pensions havo
been grauted to tho following Vermontors:
Original, Alvin Arnold, Peter Cota,
Nathaniel Hesseltine; renewal auil Increase,
Joseph Holmes; ongiual, widows, etc., Lois
Hnrnos'rf lather, David Lawrence.
Washington, Dec. 23. Pensions have
been granted to the following Verinonters:
Original, John H. Prindle; increase, Sted
ui im D. Moultou, William II. 11. Hurboe,
James Campbell; reissue, Rodney C.
Worthin; original, widows, etc., Elia W.
Lane, Sally Ilurgin, mother; Cairie E.
Prindle, minor ot Frank U. Hmnister.
Washington, Dec. 27. Pcuions have
been grauted to tho follow. ug Vermonters:
Original, Frank Safford; r. nuwal and in
crease, ueorge n. j.n ...tv; increase,
Albert Js, Giino, Nicholas Wheeler, Rut'.'
J. Walker; original widows, Edna A. Sav
age, Isntty M. Tucker.
Wamhini.ton, Dec. 29. tirigiual, Austin
11. Wolimau; increase, Johnson H. Hart,
Autoiue Rivers, James M, Jjckson, Horace
R. iiiinn; original, widows, Joeph E. Reed
Lieut. Harlow, commissioner for the
world's fair in the republic of Chill, loports
that ho received the most gratifying reports
uoiu tno government 01 i-mii with regard
to its representation at the world's fair.
The Post says that despite the denials of
navy yard ollicinls unusual uctivity exists
at the gun factory. Tho men aro working
12 hours n day.
Tho president on Thursday last remitted
the unexecuted portion of tho sentence of
threo years' suspension imposed by n court
martial upon Commander How man H. Mc
Calla for cruelty to his subordinate during
the cruise of tho United States steamship
None of tbo officials of tho department of
state have any knowledge of any agreement
made by this government with thu govern
ment of Italy to pay indemnity on account
of the New Orleans nll'alr as reported bv
Euglish correspondents nt Rome.
AssusKlniited HU ltlval,
Mehiih.n, Miss., Dec. 25. Thursday
night Willie Wright and Miss Phillips wero
uiarried at thu bride's homo 12 miles from
hero. Aftor tho ceremony thu brid.il party
wero in tho parlor making in"rry, when a
youug man named Johnson crept up to the
window and ilrod n shotguu at Wright,
killing the latter immediately. The assas
sin was captured. Johnson and Wright
wore rival suitors for the hand of Miss Phil
lips, aud Johnsou had oftun threatened if
she wedded Wright he would kill the latter.
Kllilns Tiikin the Oath nl Oillc,
Wahhi.viitox. Dec, 21. Secretary Elkins
was sworn into olllco to-day, Secretary
Hlnine accompanied him to tlio department
and Chief Clerk Twoedalu administered the
oath of ollicc.
Darnel's Fire Loss Will KoacU Kl.'i.ood.
Sr. JoiiNMRL'KY, Deo. 23, The total loss
by the fire in Haruet yesterday will oxroi,l
ijii5,000. William S. Brock's less is .0000:
insured for $:".700 in the Vermont Mutual.
Laughlin's block and contents and A. S,
Laughlin's store wure insured for !?:il00;
loss, 6000. R. K. Laugbliu's loss is I!1200:
insurance ifGOO. The furniture of E, J,
Stewart was insured for lJ7u0.
P.ev, i:ibrldc t.urrjr Doiid.
West Random'.!, Dec. 2l. Rev. HI.
bridge (Irrry died to-night, aged 5!), He
was a graduate of Middlebury colle0 and a
Congregatfoiiallnt. He preaclie many years
in Oregon, and established tb-i Greeu Moun
tain Herald bore In I87i, having conducted
tho paper most of the time since.
Ti be Cl filiated.
West RANnoi.rit, Vt., IUc, 25. The
remains of Ruv, E Geiry will be cremated
in Hrooklyn, N, Y to-morrow. His tf 1,000
library will bo equally divided betwoeu lilt
daughter and the West Randolph Congre
Farm Hull, lines Itiirnml,
Montoomkhv CKNriiE, Doo. 28. Early
this iiicrniug the barn anil all the hay and
larming tools bolouging to Jamca Murtiu
were burueil. The file was oaused br a Ian.
tern exploding, ,
THE AYOKLD IN BRIEF.
SUMMARY OF THE NEWS FROM ALL
PARTS OF THIS EARTH OF OURS.
Interesting Notes From all Paris of the
Globe rlthltr Presented lanj Dark
Deeds Giro no Indication, of tlio 3111
lennluiu. The Montreal Herald has suspended pub
lication. Eleven deaths from grip wero reported to
the Iow iork health board Sunday,
Tile Japanese government has appropri
ated !p 1,000,000 for the relief of tho desti
tute, A hurricane passed over the northwest ot
Spain yesloidny. A heavy snow fall lu
Work on the New York end of tho New
York and Now Jersey bridge was begun at
Four hundred bales of jute wore damaged
bv the and water on board tho Hritlsh
, steamer Dovonia at Glasgow.
William J. Scanlnn, the insane nctor; is
falling. Hope of bis recovery has been
abaudoncd and he probably will not live
I John Goorge Llngmau, who wanted to 60
cure Cornelius Vandsrbilt's brains, has been
pronounced insauo and will bo seut to an in
Another strike is threatened in tho bltu
mluous coal fields of Indiana becnusa the
operators rofusa to recognize thu men as un
A young woman of lllrmingliam, Ala.,
was shot and killed by her lover with the
rovolver alio had givon him for a Christmas
present. The murderer escaped.
Michael Nolan and James W, White,
about 20. two burclars who had pleaded
j guilty and were awaiting sentence escaped
from Kounubec jail yesterday morning,
The fast mall train on the Union Pacific
wus wrecked near Ln Grande, Oregou, and
an engineer, a llrcman nnd a tramp were
killed and another trump fntally injured.
Homer Haldwin who lost his mother,
sister and a fricud in the railroad accident
which occurred at Hastings N. Y., on
Christmas evo., has gone insane with grief,
Contrary to general expectation. Go,
Russell yesterday afternoon refused to .sign
the pardon of Jntnes Duulap, tho Northamp
ton bank robber now iu tho Massachusetts
William Rhoades ot Whichita, Kan., shot
nnd fntally wounded his wife, from whom he
had just oht .ined a divorce, because she re
fused to marry lnm again. Rhoades then
shot and killud himself,
A terrillc gnlo prevailed yesterday iu Iro
laud. I he Atlantic rolled mountains big
especially at tho South islands of Arran.
number of houses mid considerable othor
property v. as destroyed.
While dynaml'o was being thawed out at
a quarry near Milwaukee ye-torday an ex
plosion occurred and William nud Aibort
Walters were blown tu pieces, while Johu
Rog&lsky was seriously injured.
On Christinas day, uear Gold Dut,
Tenn., Shir.ey Wakefield, n father, while
di link, shot and killed his wife. Wakellel
wus quarreling with his brother-in-law and
Mrs. Waiiolleld soiuht to prevent tlio men
from rlu , nt eac7. other. Wnkelleld re
sen tod his wife's interference.
While Pink Franklin and sou and John
Canterbury were hearing Halo mountain in
St. Clair county, Alabama, Wednesday
night, n terrible storm came up, A largo
trej was uprooted and fell across thu wagon,
kil'iug Pink Frunk'iu and his son and
fatally wounding Canterbury.
'ihero are ttories from Chili of a plot to
kill President Jorge Montt and other lead
ing olll :ials of the Junta, but any such at
tempt seems certain to prove disastrous to
tlioso who uudertiiKo it. Everything pos
sible has bceu douo to prevent the successlul
accompl shmunt of the rumored plot.
Some unknown person released tho brakes
on a cable car at Uutte, Montana, Satur
day uight, causlug the ear to go down a
heavy grade at lightening speed aud jump
ed the track. U lllinm Cunningham, a
miner, was killed. T. C. Cameron and
j Daniel McDouals were injured, the Intter
('l rus V. Field Mt Lji.
Ni:w Yokk, Dec. 25. Cyrus W. Field
to day sat up lor two hours and showed
marked signs of Impiovoment, It is ox-
pected ho will soon be convalescent.
Kon of Ki'V. S. .S. .Marlon Drnvtned,
WinduOK, Dec, 2S. Lyden, tho 15-year
old sou of Rev. S. S. Marten, was ilrowned
in Hrunneineado luke this morning, The
body was recovered.
VERMONT GOOD TEMPLARS.
.Several District Jlcel In.;.. Held and Dill,
ten Klecled .Nort Illlold Hits tile lluu
A now Juvenile Temple has bi?en insti
tuted ut Swauton, making tlio lb'lli iu the
htuio. Sadie J. I'routy is superintendent.
Pho'iiix lodga at Fiurhaven celebrated Its
llllli uiiiilvi'i'.sary December IS, and Gruutto
City lodgo at Harro its llrst nunlvcrsary
E. C. I. lodga nt Esiox now has over 80
A sesslou ot district No. It union was late
ly held with Mooso R.ver lodgu nt Galiups
Mills, and Myron Gibson of East liar's was
oiccted 1). C. T.; Mrs. Helen 1). Kibby, D.
V. T., Lyndouvdle; Mrs. L. W. Hronn, D.
R. secretary, East Hurko; L. Sulloway, D,
treasurer, West llurke.
At the meeting ot district No. 3 at West
Rutland, on December 11, Mrs. S. A. Cnsu
of Rutland, G. V. T., was elected district
superintendent J, T., being tho third now
elected out of the 11 districts.
Nortbheld lodge, tho largest lu the State,
has 220 meiiibors, und Gouldsville lodgo, lu
tho same town, about 110, making ouu good
templar to every ulue inhabitants ot tiie
town, besides a largo Juvenile Temple,
A prosperous session of district No. 11
wns hold nt Cruftsbury December 1H.
Grand Chlof Templar H-iyden oilers tu
visit unions or lodges nt any tlmu requested
between December 24 nud Juuuury 4.
Preparations are already boguu for a
grand session of district No. 10, in Febru
v, at Harre.
A TENNESSEE . RAGEDY
Horsowhlp Itesenled Willi n Il'tolver
Ke-nlts In Three Deaths.
Nashvii.lk, Tenn., Dec. 20. Marlon nnd
Dave Iieatty and Owiu Bowden of Fentross
county lie dead in their houses, and Edward
Harris, their niurdeier, is a fugitive from
Justice. Three months ago Mnry IJoatty,
sister of two of the dead men und the belle
of upper Tenueaoe, retired from society.
llion it became nnlsd about that tho young
womau bad become a mother.
The story wns substantiated some time
after by the sudden arrest of Clalrbornu
Ueatly,n banker and tho richest man In the
county, at tho Instigation of his daiivihtei',
who charged him with being tho father oi
her child. Hentty gavo bonds and left tho
country. Mary Heatty went to live with
pome uibinut relatives, me iamuy oi xinnni i
llapri.- t. in a, r, I Allonll i.nl rnr Irnui '
Tho Harris family accompanied by Mary
Iicuttv, camo to town Monday to do sor.i-i
trading and te appnor before the grand jury
t...ir.. t r..4l...M I'l,.. Itnntt.'u
wi.ro tlmrn Willi thi.ir frinnd anil rulatlves
and soma threats were made. When the '
Harris family left the court house Gw in i
liowden's family and the Hentty brothers
mounted their horses und follnwad 1
Ihem. Ono mile from Jamestown Marion i
lleatty rode up to thu wagon und ,
said: "Mary, wu've had euough of this1
foolishness. We want ou to come." The,
irl replied; "I would rather be doad than
live with you again" and turning to young 1
l.d. Harris, who had stopped thu team, sue
ordered him to drive on. Marion Iieatty
commanded tho young follow to be still,
and laying his hand on his horse's head, he '
said: "If you won't go homo wo'il be'it j
hell out of jou." With that he struck lur ,
a cruel lash across the face witli his whip, i
She screamed aud fell fainting to tho bottom '
of tho wagon.
Young Harris sprang to Ids feet, "lako !
tho same medicinu" taid Heatty, and he ,
Inshed Harris thrice with the whip. The;
Hunt moment Harris drew a rovolver und :
shot lluutty through the heart. Dave Heatty ,
clutched ut tho boy nnd Harris struck him 1
with the butt of t.ie levolver, breaking his I
skull. Three shots wero received by Gwin
HowJon, and utter finishing him Harris shot
Duvo Huatty through the head while l hat
won by was wriggling on the ground. Har- i
ris kissed the girl and his mother, and tak-,
lug Howdeu's horsi lied. His father drove
tho family home. Six years ago Claiborne
Heatty wus State representative. His!
daughter is an educated and strikingly
handsome woman about 20 years old. A
report that Miss Heatty aud young Harris
were married some timo ago cnuuot be con
flrmad. PASSED A WORTHLESS CHECK.
C. II. l.ymiiu I lllert tlio Van ISess Out of
9..10 und is Now lu .1 ill
Charles II. Lyman wns arrested In North
ampton, Mass., Tuesday night by tins au
thorities there and Wcduesduy Shei ill Kee l-b
brought him tu this city and lodged linn in
jail. Last Juno Lymnu stoppeJ at the Van
Ness House and not having any money
when ho came to pay ids bill, aske 1 the
innuiigement to cash u .flO check on the '
First National bank of Springfield, Mass., I
I , i r u.. ..t. i .... i.n ..
null 11. UUIUK UUI ui uaiitiuin ..uui? .iu ..as
, . , , 1
iinr.nmtuni tito, l.vmtiti i.M. tnwil Ml,, f.n llrt
night. The check wus deposltu 1 and
lorwnrded to tho bank, which re-
mined it with thu iuformaticu that
Lyman had never had any money
there, Sta'o's Attorney J. E. Cuthmau
was notslle l aud be, with Manager L. S.
Drew, succeeded in locating him at North-
iimptou a shurt timo since. R 'quisitiou
papers were piocured from Gov. Page and
Mr. Druw started for lioston, wture lie
secured a requisition from Gov. lliisseil,
Liiino to Northampton, had tho man auejt- j
ed uud telegraphed Sheriff Reeves, who lelt I
fur that place on tbn lhiOp. m. tinin
Tuesday night nud returned with the man
as above stated. Lymau was indicted by
tlio gtnud jury at the last term of court for
obtaining money under fulse pretences nud
he will be held until Hie April term of Coun
ty Court tor trial.
Ho is a mail about 45 years of ago, well
educated and of good appearance. Wh.-n
he passed the worthless check ho claimed to
be a -ilvorware drummer.
f.yiun i, Itecoutly Arrested, is Wanted In
t iiuriiuiiay, V., mid sl,,.,,i.iu.,;,
3! is .
Mr. L. S. Drew of tho
Van es House
has icceived a lettrr from
Cfcaiuaugiiy Luke, N, V.,
L. Dona.dsou of
wes nahu.'d in
Charles H. L man, wn-i
Massaohu-etts and lodged in jail u.-ru n t'.'W
days since for pa-siug u not tides chuck tor
nIO at the an Nes.s House. Mr. Djuuld
son also wants to -ou the chap, but lor just
how much he does not ssy. Lymau k-v'
huu u check payable ou tile Chicupoc, Mass,,
National bank. He is iu hurry to hae
thu lui oner taken over tluro to answer
tho cliarge, but wants to make suie
that Lyman does not e.cnpj him. Mr.
Donaldson says that tuj hotel beut spu.e
very nighly of liuiiiu 'ton when lie 'Mis
there last siimiuer and .Mr, Duinudsuu has
no doubt that Lyman will o.'i.i ly a slay heie,
A lady iu SpriugUeid, Mass., has also
written Mr. Drew nqiiostiug inform itmn
about Lymau and how lo.ig ho will bu de
tamed bore, Lymau is said to lie on1) ot tho
mo.t successiul hotel beats iu tue country
and other letters will lie receive 1.
Lyman's appearance ot u i utlumuii ot
education and ability has str.ed huu wuil,
aud it he had Kept away Irom Maua.rs
Drew ond Clark of tho Van Nuis l.u iui.11
possibly have been in Germany wit.i tue
Mount Holly inau, svho is buuting ins wuy
nrouud the world.
llltrtd (ODsmirallun at Mlltuii
Mii.ton, Dec. !10. The new Eiicopal
church in this place was consecrated 10-dav
by Rt. Ruv. Hisiioji W. li, A. Ui jIi 111 thu
presi-nco of a largo 1uugrog.1t 1011. ll' was
assisted by Rev. Dr. ! landers, whopreacaoi
an ablo sermon, Rev. i" H. Smith ot Ver
geunuj, and Ruv. (icmout Graces ot Dur-
Imgton. .Music was furnished by a cuoir
irom iiuriiiigtoii, including iir. MtocKweii,
ort,auist of St, Paul's churcl.. At tlu con
elusion of tlio service the clergy and invited
guests partook ut a lino banquet at Austin's
hotel. The church, which cost $1000, is
free from debt.
Ai quitted u.'i.thn (irouud nl lusnmty,
NVw YortK, Doc. 2-1. John G. Roth,
Hi" wuuld-be murderer of thu ltov, Joiiu
Hull, wu. ucquittud to-day on the ground ot
m -unity. Thu jury was out but 10 ruiu-utcs.
GllASP OJ?' TilK rjHLf.
THE EPIDEMIC GENERAL THROUGH
OUT THE COUNTRY.
Now York Hospitals Pitied '.Villi Pa
llont", but I ihv Deaths tteported-Ho)-ton's
Pollco Laid up 'laiiy Cases In
Ni:w You.:, Dee. 20. It is r. notable and
sure indication ot tho present wilospread
attack i. throat nnd lung tr'jublns that the
wards of P.ellevuo hospilul are ciowded with
patienls sull'rina from soovj form of tlu.-u
disanscs for wl'icli the name grip is mnJa to
i do laborious durv. Y'csteriHy ntternorm
pntiiuts witli Enly bed-,.
Tho oillcinls say that although there has
boon tills groat iucieau in sickuu3s, tho
death rati has bern surprisingly low. Usti
li'illy theie aro four or 11 vo deaths n, diy.
'ilm nuuib-r since the grip appeared, al-
. .7 .
by Vo tho
highest number in IvifaO, has not
two or threo a day. J his mal
tha attack is widespread but
Ml? Death llntr. In Muslim.
Eostov, D'jc. 29. Ouo death certlfl'iato
every four minutes was tho rat; at which
tho assistant registrar at thu board of h.'iilth
wrote on" tue little slips of papor for threo
hours yesterday. Ot 15 certliicatos seven
gavo tha cans" of death its pneumonia and
seven as bronchitis. There was ouo death
irom til" grippo nnd ono from that uiseiss
compli 'ato'l with pneumonia. Seventy men
of tho Ho. tun police force waro reports 1 in
absent from duty yesterday, and to tho
grippo was attributed tlio absonco of thu
.V 1 nmily Almost lxtpi-iniiiutuil.
WiNM'i-.D, Conn., Dec. C9. Christian
association women calling at tue liuusj ot
George MaiSisou found th'j fir-sj out, tho
bouse cold uud tho whole family o.' fivo per
sons h dplcss iu bed with tli grip. Mr.-.
Mallis in died ou Sunday, her mother died
yes'er.lay nud .Maiiison nud his threo chil
dren are very low. Another death from
tha grip is unuounced.
smvpii Dentils In Itnclioster.
R.irm-sini, x. Y., D,c. 20. o: 15
deaths reported in tliis city up to 5 o'clock
yesterday afternoon, saven were directly at
tributablo to tue grip.
l.np P.r.MiliH Up a Murder Trial.
Wii.i.'AMAM'ir, Dec. 20 The grip in thii
I town broke up a murder trial, ln tha Su-
perior Court yosterday Judgo Prentice dis
I chargi'd the jury that had b-"eu trying ths
I case of Mrs. Mary Daly, charged with thu
1 murder of James Corcoran, owing to thi
j illne-s of sovernl members with tho grip.
I The case has been postponed tivico owing to
I thodiscAso. and Judge Prantico decided that
1 thuio was no prospect of tho jury gettiug
i together lor nu lud.'iinite. time.
Sroi KHoi.M, Di e. 21). Tho king show
little, if any, improv meat, Tho attack of
I iiiliuenz.i, from which ha is suffering, is
severe, and his Pings are alrocted. Ho is
incapacitated for the performance of State
I...: .1,1. s
duth.'s und tho crown prince
is acting as
Spiial.ir Proctor lias tho (Irip.
Washington, Doc. 20. Senator JProc
tor's slight attack of tho grip still confines
him to his residence. Speaker Crisp was
stronger to-day and ablo to sit un.
Kav.lKes of t hi' tirlp,
Hamii.io.v, Out., Due. 2S. Fully throe
fourths of this city's population of 20,000
are uilln-tod with tho grip and about half tha
factories in the place compelled to shun
THE DAIRY SCHOOL.
Tho Last Day .V lti)Iov- Lecture-
Tho entire course was rapidly reviewed as.
tho lecture of thu last day. The tood was
followed through mouth, stomach and in
testines, into lacteal, lymphatics and liver,
into the circulation aud to the udder. The
udder structure nud the two thoories of
miU formation, bluud trausis.ou aud tue
nietunior,il.osis of ihu glaudunir structure
Tlu hj sic.d characteristics, such as
weii-ht, Cs'i.n-, cnpacity, vi-cosity, u'.c, and
the c.i'.' i.ical composition of mill: nud milk
p.-ud..L.s i.s :..ustrated by tii charts uang-
in o.i ihu lectui'o-room wall wero oxnlaiu-
td, iluk.si by u brief resume of the caasei
ot sjur... ; uud ripening, tho nature of bac
ter. i 1...1I Ciiik diseases. Turning to t.10
subj..c. o.' miik testing, the use of tue le.-S
to ihu 1 r-'auicrymua to pay according to
vniu.', to ,i.'nl dishonesty and to c.uck
skiiuuu.ig a 1 1 churning looses nascouii.uut
cd ou, ts :l lis r.s viiluj to the dair.wnati
m lesk.iij . is ind.v. i. il cows in or...r t.i
Wied i.t un; rt-fit.'.l.lj aud i:otj i 1. 1
ed fr n.i l'"- b-t. tlu'iv are mviu. ac-
1 ..rale ...'t si. .p. lusts of which the liubrui k
is to day tho ot'st, tlio "su. . .it of tlu in
test." it is essentially thu separation by
centritu.,..! toree ot ttu in-iiod butt r i.it
alter th solution of thj curd by tho Use f
sulphurio acid ai d its iiijasuroinent agai.. t
n graduate scale. Foriitled by the int-' -gent
iiso of accurate lactometer nn 1 li s
urithioetlcul c.ilclaiioni a diuryiui.ti nr
ciciiinur man can make us accurate nn
nuuiysis ot milk as any chemist nt tuecu-t
of le tuau a c ut u te-:.
Duiingthu course 21 lectures have been
dei.vt'iod 011 milk prod'ictious. coiuiu..sitla'i
1 i.ud testing. Tho subject, however, is sa
v...t that tho Ileal has boon but partia y
Thu liiinish-'Wcston and De Laval l 't
separators, box churn nud fargo w.irk ir
wero used with thu usual satisfactory re
sults. Iu the butter scoring of Tuesday
niuoug oilier things a samplu of oloo, 10
priuted with the experiment smtion statu,!,
waskiiventhe cUss to score, Xona weio
willing to b'J.ovo that the school tad over
I made such material, uud most of them wore
sharp euougu to thmk that sjiue'.tiiug was
'lno dairy school class has included nil
ngos from three score to 1J. The imijorl y
havo been young men iu tue twenties wuo
have lind dairy or creamery experience wuo
wdre auxioas to study improveJ methods
uud to muwo tae b.ist of tuur opportunities,
l'ite relft'ous bntneen taein aud tbeir in
stru 'tor.s uavu I a cor.il.il nnd mutually
licq.iu, a.d f iv, if any, leave school aud
city without fciicg satistled with their