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WINDHAM COUNTY.
ni!LLOVS FALLS.
Memorial day was appropriately ob
served In town. Tho parndo was moro Im
posing than fnr many years. Tho Ancient
Order of Hibernians, 100 strong, weri a
feature nt tho parade; also tho Bollnwfc
Falls drum corps In .their handsome uni
forms, The North Charlestown band fur
nished excellent music, Tho school chil
dren took part In tho procession and tVirt
drilling of tho pupils of Miss Daisy F,lm
erwlorf's school was very cordially re
ceived. The weather was de-llghlful, Tho
day wan observed In an npproprlnts rind
dignified manner, thorn being no sports or
amuscmojits of any nature and not an In
toxicated1 person was noted. Hon. Henry
Ballard of Jlurllngton delivered nn elo
quent nnd ablft address at thft opera houso
In tho afternoon. John Church of Hoston,
New Rnglnnd freight agent for tho West
Shore railroad, was a visitor In town over
Sunday, a Huest of h, D. Aldrleh.-John
Oatphy and wlfp to rejoicing over tho
l)lr(U o fit oon, , :
YERNMOT LOCAL NEWS,
(Continued from Cth pago,)
of Fletcher visited her father, Ami Leach
last week. Merton Mann and II. J, Heard
were In Franklin county visiting friends
tho past week. The promenndo at town
hall Saturday evo was a success, there be
ing rs couples In attendance. Dccorutlon
day passed off very pleasantly at this
plnce, a good number from out of town
wero present nnd the very Interesting ad
dress given by Dr. Wntorbury of Johnson,
was highly appreciated by a crowded
house.
ORLEANS COUNTY.
HAHTON.
John Ilean went to Connecticut last
week to sell n car load of horses, About
twenty of tho nendemy friends of Itoy
Skinner gaj him a pleasant surprise
parly nt his home In West Olovcr Friday
evouhg.--A reception wns held at the
Congregational vestry Wednesday even
ing In honor of Rev. Mr. Wnrd who
preached his last sermon here on Sunday.
F. W. Cutting went to Hoston Saturdny
night. Tho Misses Albc of MnnehesWu,
N. II., and Miss F.lslo Rnnney of St.
Johnshury arc visiting In town. Miss
(ionzenbach of New York Is also visiting
her brother, Klcctrlchin Oonzenbach.
Rev. .1. K. Fuller of llarton Landing gave
a very able address at tho Opera Hopse on
Decoration day. Somu .good music was
rendered on that occasion by a chorus of
children, by a malo quartette and by the
llarton cornet band. Rev. Mr. Douglass
preached thn baccalureato sermon to the
clah.i of '!"! of tho Acadomy, at tho North
church, Sunday evening, The elnlrch wai
madn beautiful by many plants and Moral
omblems In yellow nnd whlto, thn class
colors nnd brilliantly lighted by tho nuw
Incandescent lights, 40 In number. The
grnduntlng exercises will be held next
Thursday evening nnd nn alumni banquet
has been nranged for Friday evening.
Tho concert and promenade given by the
band last Saturday evening was a suc
cess financially and socially. Tho first
open nlr bnnll concert will be given In tho
park Saturday evening. Preparations are
being mnde for holding the republican
county convention and n grand polltlcnl
rally hero towards the last of June. Will
iam II, Martin has bought tho George
Whitney house In Glover.
NKtt PORT.
N. L, Foster and .1. C. C'ntanah have
finished clerking for Lauo & DavlM O. K.
Collins has purchased a plncc one mllo on
tho Coventry road formerly owned by. A.
F. Seott. C. II. Cirecn Is building a two
story building 15x11 on Fastem avenue.
J. C. Cntannch went to Inisburgh to deli
ver thn memorial address. Fred Richmond
hns gone to Lowelltown, Me to work In a
lumber mill for Skinner & French. Hon.
J, B. DIckormnn and wlro navu returned
from Colorado, whero they havo spent tho
winter, Tho base bull gntno Saturday be
tween tho Nnyports. and Coventry re
sulted In a srorn of 11 to 17 In favor of
Newport. Although a dnmp rainy day,
there were a good number In nttendaneo
to the memorial exerelf s and an Interest
ing address wns delivered by I). F. D.
Carpenter of Rarjon Landing Mr. and
Mrs. N. L. Foster hnvn been spending a
few days visiting friends. Tho following
wero elected as delegates to thn Stnto con
vention to be held at Hurllngton June 17:
Kllsha Lane, Dr, C. L. F.rwln, L. F. Kay,
Seymour Lano; delegates to tho second
congressional convention nt Moutpelier
Juno Id; T. C. Oalo, N. S. Rogers. I.. D.
Miles, Theophllus Grout. This town Is for
Grout.
CRAFTSRURY.
Rov. J, C. Taylor has gone to Ohio to
visit his son. John Kler Is repairing his
house. Reginald Hidden of Taeomn,
Washington, lato of Uerlln, Germany, was
In town last week. Amasa Scott and
Wyram Wiley are seriously HI. Cora
Allen nnd Wllllo Goodilch were chosen
delegates to the Kpworth league conven
tion nt Montpollor. Reginald Hidden, a
former townsman, will glvo a concert In
the Mi thodlst church next Friday evening.
assisted by musicians from St. Johnshury.
John Dunn has moved to Hardwlck on
the Rean place. Mrs. Man Stevens from
Wnldcn Is visiting at her father's 13. Web
ber's, Mr, N. Tollman ("led last Sunday
very suddenly from heart trouble. Ira
Dutton Is seriously III. Among the pleas
ant events of tho week as the marrlaxu of
Mr. Martin Savage and Miss V'.oJa Allen,
Also Mr. Ralph Vnr of Coventry and
Miss Lucy Cowloij of this town.
MORGAN.
Roy Cheney got a hard blow on 'the head
while packing shingles at West Charleston
on the night of May 2Htb. Mrs. Hannah
Ilean has been very sick for a few days
with a heart trouble. Will MeNamara
has moved his family to Rarton Landing.
A. A. riurroughs Is again trying his for
tnnn In the storo nt tho Centre S. U.
Gray Is running tho creamery.
WKBTFIKLD.
The patriotic exercises by tho vlllagn
school Friday nvenlng wero very llne'nnd
tho hall wns densely packed. Mr. O. J.
Gross hns begun supplying tho Mothodlst
pulpit In Jay. Tho Christian F.ndravor so
clety will give an lci cream social Wednes
day evening, Juno 10, At the semi-annual
meeting of tho Christian Endeavor society
Inst Sunday evening Mrs. C. C. Chaffeo
was elejtivl president. Tho average, nt
tendancuTins been S3. Over US hns been
given for missions nnd there Is now over
12 In tho treasury. Deacon IINchcock
Sidney Hcndrix and wlfo ami D. A. Wins
low ere elected delegates to the conference
of Congregational churches at Albany.
W. 11. Gilpin and son Wallaco havo been
spending several days in Providence, and
Springfield, Mr. Gilpin has sold largo
quantities of lumber.
DKRRY CBNTRB.
At the annual mooting of the Conirreirn.
tlonal church which was held Inst week
Wednesday ovenlng, A, J. Allbee, O. W.
KT'""' nnd Mrs. Amml Rates wero elected
CoUimltteo for tho ensuing year. A. P.
Nlles, treasurer; W. T. Kllborn, collector;
Rolfe, Henries and Frnnk Nlles, assistants
nnd Miss Kmma Wilson, clerk., William
Miller dlud last weok Tuesday morning
after n short but very distressing illness.
Tho funeral services wi-ro held In tho
Congregational church, Thursday after
noon. Tho Odd Fellows, of which organ
ization ho was a member, attended In a
body nnd assisted In tho exercises. Mr.
Miller leaves u wlfo and four children who
havo tho sympathy of tho community in
thplr bereavement. The Ladles' Circle of
the Congregational society met with Mrs.
M, A, Adams last week, Moro thnn 10
wrro present nnd a plensant afternoon was
passed. Decoration day passed hero with
tho usual exercises. Tho soldiers monu
ment nnd graves were decorated by tho
h. t, spaming I'ost or Derby Line, assist
ed by tho school children nnd citizens
here. Moro thnn tho nfiiat amount of
drunkenness nan lighting was seen.
Tho Illghlnnd Creamery revives 13,0i)
pAunds of milk and about 1,200 pounds of
creum dally. Tho tests range from 3.r,o
to 5.10. Tho last Is the test of MaJ. Grout's
herd of JCrscys, Mrs, A, J, Albeo Was
called to Hurkn last week by tho serious
lllnoss or her father, Mr. Oilman, who Is
!'7 years of age. K, B. Silver's new houso
Is about completed anil nn ornament to
the village A burn in now i'n process of
erection.
CHELSEA.
Orngf County Court began Its Juno
session Tuesday, June I. Judge Lovnland
Munson delivered a dear and able nddress
and A, M, Pench of Nnwluiry was appoint
ed foreman of the. grand Jury, Consider
nliln business Is likely to come before tho
Jury, amopg theso tho charge nKnlnst
John O. Bvnns, a young man of Newbury,
for tho killing of Joseph Kggleston In tin
nffray two miles nbovo Wells River vil
lage. Monday morning, On call of thn
petit Jurors Uilrty-ono of tho thlrty-foui'
summoned answered their names and
wore sworn, the others having' been ex
cused. Tho docket was then called nnd 23
of tho 37 cases on tho jury calendar wer
marked for trial. Thp first case set, W.
S. Curtis v, Charles A. Watson began Its
trial at two o'clock p. m., J, p, Pcckett
and John U. Watson appearing for plain
tiff, and J, V. Lameon and R. M, Harvey
for tha defendant. This In .an action of
special assumpsit alleging the breach of
a written contract n which t))o defendant
agresd to give plaintiff J2.000 U ho would
sell for $30,000 tho property of the Wood
bury Granlto Co., which tho defendant
lavgoly owned. Defendant Uvea In Hard
wlck and at tho dato of this wrltlng.Jan.
7, 1S90, plaintiff owted a granite quarry
them nrjacent to the defendant's. Tho
plaintiff claims that on Feb. , 1SD0, within
the thirty days required by tho contract
ho presented Geo. L. Spenr of Uralntreo
and Wm. It. Vlall of Randolph as pros
pective purchasers hut that defendant had
already disposed of his quarry. The next
case Is Albert C. Crockett vs. Village (now
luho city) of P.arro which Is an action on
tho caso of Injury sustained on a brldan
by Its alleged deficiency In August, 1802.
A Jury wns empanelled Tuesday afternoon
nnd nt plaintiff's request went to Inspect
the alleged defective brldqe, J. K. Dar
ling nnd John W. Gordon attending ns
representatives of their resp&ctlvo sides'.
The large nunflier of cases now appearing
for trial Is due to tho fact that for several
terms scarcely any trials of civil cases
have occurred,
ORBBNSRORO.
Harry Clark from Norward, N. Y., visit
ed 9. S, Austin Inst week. Postmaster
Salmon has placed a soda fountnln In his
store. A certain young gentleman and
lndy started for Hardwlck last Saturday
mornBig, with the hind wheels of the car
riage whero the front ones ought to be.
When near Hnrdwlck village they drovo
Into a barn out of tho rain nnd a gentle
man about tho place Informed them as to
the strange appearance their turn-out
made, With his help tho wheels were
changed and they went their wny rejoicing.
OttANUE COUNTY.
RANDOLPH.
Arrangements have been nearly com
pleted for the nlumnl reunion nnd ban
quet of tho High school for this week
Friday evening. Charles Dullols, cash
ier of the Nnllonnl bank, Is to be the
toastmastcr of thn occasion. A majority
of the 113 graduates, not Including the
present clnss have expressed n deslra to
be present.
Wednesday evening the parlshoners and
friends tendered Rev. U. W. Morrow
a snrprlso party, It being his birthday
unnlversnry. About 150 were present and
a very plensant evening was passed. Mrs.
I.eroy G, Sargent read nn original poem
and Clarence M, Mann In behalf of the
gathering presented Mr. Morrow with a
handsome oak sideboard.
Tho republican town commltteo have
called a caucus to nominate delegates to
the Htato and district conventions for
Saturdny afternoon, June 13th.
A. L. Newton will probably go to New
York In nbout two weekH to cornpetn In
tho mct of tho National Interscholastlc
Athletic association. He will go to rep
resent tho Dartmouth Interscholastlc as
sociation nnd win n few points for them If
possible. He will irobnbly enter the mile
event and ono other long distance event
In which he hns few superiors. Ho wns
thn star contestant of tho meet at Han
over last week Wednesday and. wjji tho
only ono chosen to go as the nss.oclatlon
considers him a star. In the mile nnd a
half ho lowered tho record nnd If he had
been pushed would have taken several
more seconds off tho record. Ho made the
mile In 4:M nnd did It as easily as possible.
Ho can do a mllo In 4:40 or bettor without
much trouble.
Tho political pot Is boiling slowly nnd
there not much talk of politics these days.
Nearly all of the caucuses In this county
will not be held until Saturday, the 13th,
for the delegates to the Stato and district
conventions.
Miss Bmma Seymour, who hns been vis
iting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Sey
mour, for tho past two weeks, returned to
Lebanon. N. H., Monday.
Cp. Hardle's troop of cavalry arrived
here nlout noon Tuesday. They camped
upon tho old circus grounds. Thoro was
qulto a largo orowd out to seo them. Hun
tington, the photographer, took somo pic
tures of tho command In tho afternoon for
them.
Willis T. Sparhawk, formerly of this
place, has resigned Ms position as sub
master of tho HItolicpck Free School of
nrlmdelil, Mass. He Intends to enter
some theological seminary to prepare him
self for the ministry.
Mrs. George H. Slack Is visiting In tho
northern part of the Stato.
Rev. J. J. MacDonald of Lincoln, who
preached for Rev, O. W. Morrow on Sun
day, and hns lwen his guest for the past
frw days, has returned home.
H, G, Cole and wife, of Hoston aro visit
ing Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Adams.
CHBLSBA.
Tho literary exercises of Memorial day
wero held in tho town hall Saturday after
noon In the presenco of a large audience
i under tho auspices of Wnterson Post No.
1 '.', G. A. R. Patriotic songs of the ling
were, sung by school children, recitations
wero excellently given by Miss lllancho
Townsend nnd Miss Allco Corwln. Halo
K. Darling, Bsq., delivered an Interesting
address. Teachers' Institutes have been
held throughout tho county at Post Mills,
Chelsea, Orango and Bast Corinth on May
20, 27, 28 nnd 20 under the manngement ot
County Bxnmlner Fred B. Prltehnrd. of
i Bradford. Hon, Mason S. Stone, Btnlo
) Superintendent A. W. Bdson of tho Mass-
achusetts board of education and Hon.
Horace W. Ilalloy, county senator were In
ntendance. We now hnvn telephone con
nection with Vershlre, tho Rapid Tele
phono Co., having erected poles to attach
wlre.i jis fnr as F. D. Richardson's storo
at which place will bo the central otllce.
Wlllard J. Moore, who served his npren
tlceshlp with Charles Wyman & Co., of
St. Albans, nnd Is now n Jeweler of Green
field, Mass,, Is visiting his parents, Mr. nnd
Mrs. N, O, Moore. He camo on a blcyclo
making tho 132 miles distance in one day.
A Fourth of July celebration la Incubating
and a meeting of those Interested wns held
In the town hall Thursday cvenlng.-Geo.
A. Tracy of Lowell, Mass,, who hns re
cently, been visiting'' his mother returned
Thursday of last week. Bdward A. Davis
and wlfo of Hcthel wero In town Saturday
nnd Sunday visiting his mother, Mrs. Geo.
L. Stow.-Iohn L, Hncon, cashier of tho
National Hank of Whlto River Junction
visited his father, John H. Rncon on
Memorial Day.-B. L. Hnrwood, the barb
er, now has his shop under W. F. Hood's
drug storo In tho basement.
HRATNTRBB,
J. 31. HutchiiiBon was in Bast noxbury
tho last of the week .Mrs. F, F, Thayer
has so far rocovrwl from her recent Ill
ness as to bo able to rldo a short distance.
Frank Hutchinson went to RycgaU tho
first of tho week being called there by
tho Illness of his sister, who Is
with consumption. Mrs. Irn Mann has
moved from Mr. Mann's farm down with
her daughter in Randolph, Mrs. William
Yerry, V, H, Packard has loased thn Ira
Mann farm for one year nnd will move his
family sometime In Jurfe. Mrs. Mary Dm
ry hns returned to her homo In Randolph.
Leonard Hutchinson of Harre spent the
Inst of the week with his parents, Lyman
Hutchinson and wife. Mrs. V. I, Spear
returned home Saturdny after several
week's stop nt her homo In Randolph.
RANDOLPH CENTRE.
Miss Georgia Ruck hns rotumed homo
from her school work In Island Pond.
Mr. Ryder hns left th David Howe farm
Hint ho had leased for three years, after
a .stay of about a year. Mr. Geo has also
left tho Damon farm that ho had re
leased for this year.-Funeral services In
memory of Carl C. Tracy wero held at
tho Methodist church on Thursday last,
Rev elms, F. Partridge oillclatlng. About
two hundred wero present Including sev
eral of hlH fellow-students front Hurling
ton nnd many friends from out ot town.
The floral tributes were such as aro sel
dom seon In a country vlllagn, nnd were
photographed nfter the service. Despite
thO threatening Weather mmv nannln
gathered to nttend the Memorial exercises
Saturday. Thn prowssion was formed ac
cording to programme, but owing to tha
rain tho fcervlces In the cemetery wera
abridged, Dinner was served by tho cit
izens at the residence of Luko Parish (o
about 160 visitors, At I p. m tho proces
sion reformed and marched to the Con
gregational church which was well filled.
Prayer was offered by Rev. Chus. F.
Partridge,; music wns furnlshed by tho
band nnd by a quartette composed if
Messrs. R, Wood and A, "Mead and Mrs.
Luke Parish of Randolph Centre, and
Miss Mnrcla A, Pnlmer of Lebanon, N, II,
Selections wero recited by MIsh Bthplynd
Gould and remarks wero majlo by Prin
cipal Kdw, Conant. Tho principal ad
dress wob by cx-Lleut- Oov-H, J. Ormsbeo
ot Hrandon. Tho nudlenco sang "Amer
ica" In closing nnd Rev. O. W. Morrow
pronounded tho benediction.
HRPOKFIBLD.
Mrs. Panton died nt the homo of her
son, George Panton, last Wednesday. In
terment occurred Friday. Mrs. Warren
Currier of Greeley, Col., Is visiting her
sister, Miss Mary Woodward, at W. C.
Clark's.-'A detachment of the G. A. R.
visited tho schools of town Friday after
noon, Memorial day was observed In tho
forenoon by services at the different cem
eteries. Tho Bast Randolph Cornet Hand
dispersed good music throughout the day.
Mrs. Van 11. Carpenter has gono lo
Hoston for medical treatment.
TtTNHRIDGB.
Great Interest Is usually taken In tho
exercises of Memorlnl day hero, but this
year tho Interest seemed greater than be
fore. There were 41 veterans In line nnd n
very largo number of citizens nnd school
children Joined In the exercises of the day.
The graves of W) soldiers Wero decorated
by members of Whitney Post and Relief
corps In the morning. The tl. A, R, service
was given In the village cemetery nnd thn
address by ex-Oov, S. K, Plngree, was
given In the Congregn tlonal church which
ns filled to overflowing. The local band
nnd a special choir furnished music Mrs.
,Hcnry S. Mnrcey of Ilelnioiit, Mass, Is a
guest ot Mrs. C. C. Whitney, her sister,
Mrs. R. St. Troupe h.i gone to North
Adams for a month. Mrs, M. n. Mj-Intosh
of Exeter, N, II. , Is a guest at Ren Tuck
er's, RANDOLPH1 NORMAL SCHOOL NOTES
Tho thirtieth anniversary of tho Ran
dolph Stato Normal school nnd the nine
tieth of the Orango County Grnmmnr
school will be celebrated .Itim; 14-1S. The
sermon before tho graduating class will
bo given by Rev. C. II. Hlchnrdson of Nor
wich. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
examinations. Wedfiesdny 2 p. m., meet
ing of the nlumnl nssoelntlon with reports,
reminiscences, a poem by Mrs. I.unaPeck,
rending and music. At S p. m II exhibi
tion Introducing several novel features.
Thursday 10:30 n. m., the graduating ex
ercises with an address by Rev. I. P.
llooth of Morrlsvllle. At 12:.V, alumni
dinner at LaFayetto hall, "Maplewood;"
Judson 10. Cushman toastmastcr and short
addresses from mnny of the thousond
graduates of tho Normal school who nro
all Invited to bo present. At S p. in., a
concert will bo given by th" Moutpelier
Gleo club. The next term begins Aug. 27,
nn1 exnmlnntlons of thoso who desire, to
enter nt that tlmo will bo had on Wednesday,
RUTLAND COUNTY.
RUTLAND.
Tho Rutland railroad shops here tire
nuinlng on full time, with an Increased
force of men. Tho men In the palnl s"hop
aro especially busy, reletterlng tho passen
ger nnd freight ours. There Is now cm
ployed In tho shops the lnrgest force of
men that hns been at work both In the
railroad shops and yard, for years. Now
that tho company has Its organization In
working order, things go smoothly anil
business Is rapidly Increasing. It Is ru
mofed among railroad men diero that tho
Delaware A Hudson Can il company will
bo tho moving spirit In tho running of the
Rutland road. o
Tho Grout nnd frflekncy contest for delo
gates Is making thing!- rather lively
among tho politicians In this city and In
other towns in tho coui.ty ns well. It
has only within a few d.iys that Mr.
Grout's supporters have eomo to leallze
that Stlckney has been running his cam
paign In secret hero nnd elsewhere for
some tlmo. It Is snfo to say, however,
that since Mr. Grout's supporters have
woko up to the situation, tho Stlckney
men. will not have it all t)ier own wuy
In tho future. WUIilii the past few days,
notwithstanding thoTlalms of Stlckney's
supporters, there Is manifested a stronv
feeling in fuvor of Mr. Orpiit nmong many
of our substantial republicans. In fact,
In speaking of the merits of tho two men,
they do not hesitate to say thut Mr. Grout
Is tho man best qualified for the governor
ship. Stntes Attorney Jqnes made a fly
ing visit to the northern part of nennlni.'
km county In the Interest .of Mr. Stlckney.
but ns nearly ns enn be learned he did
not find tho soil fertile. The syndlento
that Includes Hoston and New York
parties and Charles ,E. Ross of this city,
will take possession of (ho first tloor of
the new Cjulnn block q'u the corner of
West nnd Grove streets, September 1,
where It will open one of the largest, it
not tho largest dry goods stores In tho
State. Tho storo faces on two streets, nnd
both sides aro pinto glass. The syndicate
expects to carry a stock of goods equal tot
tliat or any three dry goods firms In the
city. Ci. . II. Grimes Manufacturing com
pany will manufacture besides Its evapo
rators, ranges and other stoves. Tho
works will bo enlarged, nnd tho company
will start early In July. Tho company
will manufacture a full line of ranges and
stoves for the market.
, I1ENSON.
LrJ. II. Belden left Monday for Rutland
wnere no is to work for F, L. Montaguo
of Now York at his summer home, tho
Steel cottage. Miss Fanny Dickinson, who
Is engaged In tho kindergarten system of
school teaching In Tort Henry, was home
over Sunday. Rev. C. .13. Hitchcock and
J, II. Aiken wero elected delegates tc
represent the Congregational church at the
Stato convention of churches o bo held nt
Rrndford June 0-11. There will be a straw
berry festival In tho Congregational chapel
Wednesday evening. John Ward, treasur
er of the Rrooklleld Theatrical company, Is
hero on a three weeks' leavo of absence.
C. L. Stevens has repaired tho lawn In
front of his residence by filling In with
stono and earth, making It level with the
sidewalk and road.
An tha republican caucus hold Tuesday
evening In tho town hall tho following
dolcgates wero elected; State, O. II.
Rump, II. S, Howard, A, J, Dickinson;
District, C 11, Goodrich, C. M, King. E.
S. Lee; County, II, S. Howard, A. II. Mc
Alllster, S. C. Orlnnell; republican town
committee, II, fl. Howard, A. J. Dickin
son, J. II. Aiken. It 7as voted Hint each
delegate chooso their own alternates.
IVASlTlNG.TON COUNTY.
MONTTELIER.
Joel Worthing died at his h6mo on East
Stato street Thifrsday evening nfter n
long and tedious Illness from a compli
cation of diseases. He wns 07 years of
age una leaves a widow to mourn his loss.
Tho funeral was held nt tho house ut
5:30 n. m. Sunday. Rev. E. II. Burle of
delating, nnd the remains were taken
to West Topsham for burial.
F, A. Dwlnoll and wife spent Sunday nt
the home of his father In Calais. Mr,
Dwlnell Is to leavo this week for Sioux
City, la., whore ho will spend several
weeks In looking after the Investments of
his company.
Miss Clara Macomber, daughter of Dr.
and Mrs. C. B. Manomber, died Saturday
morning nfter a long Illness from valvular
disease of the heart. She was 26 years old
and will be mourned by a largo elrclo ot
friends.
Mrs. Charles Wilson of Jackson, Mich.,
Is expected soon to visit lier parents, Mr
nnd Mrs. C. L. Smith. Rev, Edward
Smith, her brother, Is nlso on his way
Bast from Walla Walla, Wash,, for a,
visit here,
Charles Limoges, a well known Mout
pelier bnrber. attempted sulcldo Saturday
night Vliy hanging himself In the woodshed
of his homo on St. Paul street. Ho Is a
fair citizen when sober, but had been
drunk for sevornl days and was verging
on delirium tremens when, Baturduy even
ing ho told his wife he would ;o out and
get somo wood, This she deemed unusual
and u few moments later sent a child to
look nfter him and he was found hanging
by tho neck, Tho cries of the child nrous
ed passers and ho was cut down Just In
tlmo to save his life, the physicians say,
After ho hod partially recovered con
sclpusness he seized a razor and tried to
cut his throat, hut was prevented. Po
llccman W.ood was called and Llmpges
MELANCHOLY WOMEN.
AFRAID 80METHINQ DREADFUL 13
GOING TO HAPPEN.
now n tittle rtnbr Girl Rolled tho Clouds
A wny.
Ot course a woman will naturally
seo tho dark nlde of everything when
tortured by same form of female dls-
ens.o, which her
doctor can
not or does
not relievo.
No wonder
sho Is melan
choly when
head and
back ache,
pains run
through
tho wholo
body nnd
loins, nerves
aro weak,
fitomnch out
of order, di
gestion
poor,
sense of
fullness nnd bearing-down,
poor
sleep nnd apnetito,
always weak nnd tired, irregu
lar luenstruntlon, whites, etc.
She probably is not bo fortunate as
to know that all fomnlo nllmonta aro
Indicated by thoso neror falling symp
toms, and aro controlled by Lydlu K.
Pinltham'n Vegetable Compound; nil
female weaknesses quickly disappear
by Its use. It has been the thinking
woman's safegunrd for twenty years,
and all druggists soil largo quantities
of ft, because it can be relied upon.
Still nnothor woman Kpeahs. :
" I wish you would publish my name
with your tchtlmonials. I want every
ono to know that your Vegotnblo Com
pound has mado me well and strong.
I sing its praises all tho time. When I
wns first married I was vory weak and
had fomaln troubles badly; Oh, I wns
to wenry, nick and melancholy, but tho
Vegetable Compound built mo up, and
now I havo a duar baby girl, and I am
so happy. No homo is completo with
out n dear little baby and I.yAla E.
I'lnkham's Vegetablo Compound to roll
tho clouds away.'' Mn. Geo Claus,
35 Danforth St., Buffalo, N. Y.
wns lodged In Jail to keep him from fur
ther harming himself. Ho was before
Judge Smllle yesterday afternoon and the
hearing was adjourned for SO days. He
was allowed to go on his own recogni
zance. Whitman G. Ferrln, one of the most
respected of the older elnss of nuslness
men of Moutpelier, died Moudny night at
S:30 o'clock, ot old ngii and riecllno of phy
sical and mental strength. Ho was born
In Croyden, N, 11., In IfilK and wns there
foru "f, years old. Ho camo to Veimont
when ho wns a loy and wns educated In
the common schools of Washington and
L:imollo counties nnd for several years
got a living by teaching school. In 1811
ho begun tho study of law In thn ofllco of
Hon. Luko Poland In Morrlsvllle. He was
admitted to tho bar In ISM and settled In
Wolcott where he remained, howevor only
a few years and went to Johnson In 1S19
then a year or two later to Hyde Park,
whero he built up a large practice. In 1SSD
he camo to Moutpelier nnd practised law
here until nbout 172 since which tlmo his
other Interests required nil his time and
attention. He was Stnto auditor for sev
eral years, hns represented the town In
i Legislature, and held many other
places of honor and trust and worthily
filled them all. Mr. Ferrln has been a di
rector of tho Montpeller Savings bank
since It was founded nnd was Its treasurer
for many years. He was president of tho
1'nlon Mutual Flro Insurance company for
severnl yAirs nnd has been otherwise
largely Identified with tho material In
terests of Montpeller and vicinity.
IJARRE.
Illshop Hall has accepted the resigna
tion of Rev. Allan D. Rrown from the
chnrgo of the Church of tho Good Shepnrd
to take effect June 30, or ns soon as his
successor Is appointed. Mr. Hrown will
return to Hrattlcboro to resldo with his
family.
Memorial day was observed here Satur
day by ono of tho largest delegations In
tho history of Crnndall post, In tho pro
cession that marched to Hlmwood ceme
tery wero Company E, V. N. G., Ethan
Allen Council. O. ('. A. M.. Spauldlng
High School battalion. Crandall post of
Ilarro and Smith post ot Washington. At
tho cemetery tho usual servlco by tho post
was performed and the procession then
marched to tho opera house. Tho audi
ence hall was decorated with tho national
colors and flowers. Music was furnished
by tho Uarro Cornet band and a quartette.
Tho address was by Hon, Joslah Grout of
Derby,
Harry Jepson, a stone cutter, who a few
years ago had a reputation here and In
Rurllngton as a boxer, dlfd hero Saturday
afternoon of consumption.
Mrs. C. W. McMillan and Mrs. Emma
Munro will sail Saturday from Montreal
for Aberdeen, Scotland,
Tho Graultevllln stago makes two mall
trips, beginning June 1,
The clothing firm of McWhorter & Hyde
wa-s dissolved June 1, Mr. McWhorter tak
ing thn business,
There aro two new clerks In the past
office, Edward Whlto nnd James Walker,
who began work th first of the month.
The Congregational society held a meet
ing Monday evening nnd decided to pur
ahasn the organ that has been under con
Adoration for some time. The new Instru
ment Is to bo In readiness for use by tho
mlddlo of July,
Hill Clerk Quackenboss of tho Wells
River freight olllco has secured a position
ns ireignt agent nt Hcrlln Falls, N. II.,
and goes to that place this week. Chas.
Scott, recently of the Central Vermont
freight ofllco, takes his plnce,
ROXDURT,
Hon. Zed Stanton went to Waltsfjeld to
deliver an oration Decoration day. Me
morlal day was observed here. KxctcIsbs
wore n the cnlon cnurcn,. Mr, cuy Rich
presided. Tho school children led by their
teacher had extended exercises. -A choir
of six voices gave qulto an extended musl-
enl programmo. Eleven veterans were In
attundance, a numDer or tnoso mado In
tcrestlng addresses, Including Mr. Frank
E. Mnrtell a former Roxbury boy, now of
Cambridge, Muss., who Is visiting his
mother here. Tho lady evangelist
held a meeting nt Hull Run Thursday
night. Rodney Wiley Is visiting at Royal
ton, Tho qreamery Is running again, Old
Mrs. Dorking had a serious fan but Is
better. Roxbury had one hundred and
five men In the Union nrmy. This Is said
to bo a larger number as compared with
her polling list of about two hundred than
any otner town in, tne. sunte,
NORTH FIELD.
The following programme will bo fol
lowed weather permitting to-day In honor
of mo veterans ot mo urana Army; Pro
cession at 1 o'clock p, m.; Northfleldcornot
band, Prof. Hon Spoddlng, director; Co,
F, V. N, G Capt. F. I. Howo; N. V,
corps of cadets, Capt, James L. Averlli;
preslcbtnt, chaplain and orator of the day,
Invited guests; choir, Holbrook camp, 8,
of v.; Wm, Hoynton post No. 01 a, A. n.;
Johnson post No, 13, O, A. R, March to
Elmwood cemetery, whan memorial ser
vices will he observed, after which the
procession will return tb tho park, whera
the ceremonies will bo as follows; Muslo
by tho band; prayer and singing; romarki
by the president; oration by Hon. C. 6.
Page; .music by tho choir and band; bene
diction; muslo by the band,-For many
years the railroad statldn has needed al
terations and norn work lias bosun. The
r
stairways at each end of the building, nro
to bo taken down and a plntform lx feet
wldo placed there which will extend nbout
200 feet north of tho depot which will bo a
great accommodation to the (raveling pub
lic. Tho centre piers of brick will bo taken
from tho entrances and smaller ontrt of
wood will tnko their place. Addison O.
Denny of Boston nnd Frank L. Avery of
Minneapolis are visiting In town. Health
Officer Dr. J. H. Judklns nnd Grand Juror
John L. Mosely'are Inspecting tho sanitary
arrangements of every houso In the vil
lage Work on the tennis courts of tho
new tennis club has begun. Norwich univ
ersity has been fortunate enough to pro
cure Gen. John O. McCullough ot Pen
nington to deliver tho commencement ad
dress. Hereafter tho Norwich codctR, be
ing a part of tho Slato militia, will elect
a first and second lieutenant to officer
tho section of battery as other mllltla com
panls, the professor of military BClonco
being by law tho captain.
PDAINFIFjLD.
Mr. and Mrs. Orlando Martin have been
visiting In town tho past week. Resslo
Lazclle, a student nt Montpeller seminary,
was homo over Saturday, Excellent exer
cises by tho school children ot tho town
were given In the Congregatlonallst church
on Friday afternoon. Revs, Mr, Grlsbrook
and Cooper gavo short addresses after
which tho soldiers and children marched
to tho cemetery and decorated the graves.
The conference ot the Congregational
church mot hero on June. 2 and 3.
WORCESTER.
Tho Republican Lcaguo club will meet
at th town hall next Wednesday evening.
Lawyers Lord and Ilowland of MontMlcr
aro to speak, all aro Invited. Mrs. Georgo
Hull and her son Will of Orango, 1slted
relatives In town last week. Arthur Mux-,
ham and wlfo nnd Ien Kent and wlfo of
Harm wero the guests of Dr. Lunco and
wife on Memorial dny, Tho olwcrvanco
of Memorial dny here was very tamo.
"Homo Talent" don't seem to draw.
Frank Taylor nnd Frank Kink worn thn
delegates to tho democratic convention nt
Montpeller last week that (party con
trary to custom) seem to sending their
, .' .
ucm men io me conventions mis year,
A caucus has been called for Saturday
eve, Juno 13, to elect delegates nnd alter-
iimm iu me au'iniuiinan oiate ana wis
trlct Conventions, and to elect a town
oommlttee to servo for the next two years.
MORETOWN.
George Henry cut off ono of hlsflngers
while at work In II. O. Ward's steam mill.
Geo. He'nry has finished work for II. O,
Ward, Mr. nnd Mrs. Mllo OrlHlth Bpent
Monday In Waterbury with their niece,
Mrs. E. E. Tracy, who Is wry 111 with
typhoid fever.
SOUTH WOODBURY.
A votn was carried at a special town
meeting last Thursday to rnlso $VW0 for tho
Fletcher Granlto company. Dr. C. L.
Halley has removed to Danville. Chll
dren's dny will bo observed June 14.
WATERHURY.
Miss May Hammond of Burlington vis
ited at Mrs. Daniel Chnse's Sunday
A largo party from tho High ichool went
on Camel's Hump Saturday and enjojed
a very clear view from till tho four points
of tho comiini's. Another eomnnnv vlslteil
tho lofty Hump Sunday and took In tho
view of tho country from Montreal to tho
Whlto Mountalns.-Mr. and .Mrs. E. F.
Palmer, Jr., of St. Albans have moved to
Duxbury, whero they aro to resldo with
Mr. and Mrs. B. W. Huntley.-The Ladle
Foreign Missionary society will meet
Thursday afternoon with Mrs. C. A.
Clough. Thu Interesting and eloquent
nddress of Hon. Frank Plumley of North
Held, on Memorial day was listened to
hi" a very large nnd attentive nurtlpnco In
the Concrecatlon.il church. Mr. Plumlnv
Is alwnys very highly appreciated by our
people. Rev. John K. Brown of liar-
pool. Turkey, will sneak at the Congregn-
tlonal church, Thursday evening nt 7:30
o'clock, Mr. Brown Is said to be a very
Interesting speaker, Roy Deraerrltt nnd
Clark Lease are sick with the mumps,
The new span to the railroad Iron brldgo
Mtuatod about one mile north of this place
and that has been under way of erection
for a short tlm past. Is nearly com
pleted. Troop G, 3d I'nlted States cav
alry from Fort Ethan Allen marched
throtrgh this place Sunday at 1 p. tn. At
an invitation from C. F, Clough, president tho section of tho bill In question was un-
SOTWM ,h,y c""ir Rlon P",f0Trt T, readers,hot
Congressman Powers' po.iltlon on tho
WAITSFIELD. j nam0 and n reil5ons therefore nsstatedln
Frank Hand has moved Into tho Prlndle i:s own words. If our readers recall these,
house, recently occupied by Mrs. Dun ii,,.. nm h hn i. m. m
G randy. A. F. Richardson continues quite
111 with no marked Improvement. Mr.
Cassias Joslln Is at Montpeller helping to
caro for her sister, Mrs. J S. Wllklns, who
Is very 111. Porter II. Dnlo and wlfo of
Island Pond nnd Georgo Dale and wife of
aterbury were In town Sunday, stopping
wiith their uncle, James R. Dalc.-Tho Me-
morlal day exercises which had beou
planned to be held on the grounds In front
of tho brick church were, on account of
tho rainy and threatening weather, held
In tho Congregntlonnl vestry, and which
proved entirely inadequate lo hold tho
large crowd that had assembled. The ex
ercises Included speaking, slnglns, deco
rating the monumont by tho school chll-'
dren, singing by tho choir, music by tho!
Wnltsfleld Cornet band, and nn excellent'
address hy Hon. 7.. S. Stanton ot Roxbury.
Thero wero about to members of tho O. A.
A., Including tho comrades from Warren
In tho rnnks, nnd about half that number
of S. ot V. Herbert .Toslln returned lost
Frldnv from Massachusetts. whrr.i hn hns1
i been employed tho pist winter and spring,
(.'. F. Eddy reports his Btowo crenineryj
u uuuik luruuig uunines, ana iiamutug
nt present 11,000 pounds of milk o day.
Tho birthday party, which wns to have
been held at thn Congregational vestry on
tho evening of June 1, has been postponed
4P Mondpy evening, June S. Rev. E.T.
Fisko preached last Sunday at Lyndonvlllo
In exchange with Rev. Perrln 11. Flsk,
who was a former Waltslleld boy, A
meeting of tho republican voters of this
town Is called for Wednesday evening,
Juno 10, nt Grand Army hall, to elect dele
gates to the republican district conven
tion nt Montnellor Jbnti lit. to the renuhlt-
enn Stato convention at Burlington on tho!
1 17th and to tho republican county conven
I tlon at Montpeller on the 21th, also to elect.
, a republican town commltttc-e for the two
years ensuing, A largo flag was raised on
tho vlllngo school hous.i with very Interest-
l lug and appropriate exorcises last Friday
afternoon
Tl,,, fine u'nu mv.M rmt u'hnllv
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through the efforts of tho teachers and
pupils of tho schools. George H. Bushmill
of Thompsonvllle, Conn., was In town oyer
K,,n.i.. ,Mmn hi. .-.Ii ,h, n.,H mh..
Sunday, visiting his aged mother and otlv
er reatlvcs,
FAYSTON.
Fred Towers of Pleasant Plains, Iowa,
Is visiting his sister, Mrs. F, A. Brogg,
and other friends. Edna Delia Bragg In
vited her school-mates and llttlo friends to'
her home May 2S, hor seventh birthday,! Dated this Mth dny of May. 1896,
Gifts of china, glass, silver nnd ribbon iy'rnwliT 1 CommlBsloners,
wero presented as tokens of lovo and all "J1' (-"''AJj, 9w3vf
TEST OF SEPARATORS.
60 that In all points tha Improved United States Separator was dtctted to b
superior,
Hubbardton, Vt.,- May W. I'M. C. A, ST. JOHN,
Would you know mors of this Separator and ot this testT- Writ for os-tsiopj
and prices,
Wo want agents InNAl unoccupied, territory, '
VERMONT FARM MACHINE CO., Bellow F.Ik Vt.
enjoyed Mm occasion. Waltslleld Cornet
Hand will play nt tho horso trot Juno 10.
Mrs. Carr, who hasbeenwlthherdaughter,
Mrs. George Plerco and Mrs, John Stew
art three months will return to her homo
In Canada this wook,
CADAIS,
Hon. F. A. Dwlnell and wlfo of Mont
peller visited his father and brother In
East Calais last Saturday and Sunday.
Memorial services were held by the,Rtowo
Post, G. A, R. nt their hall at North
Calais, May 30.-F. A. Howlnnd of Mont
peller delivered the Memorial address at
North Calais. C. F. Pierce wns at homo
from Goddard seminary last Saturday.
NORTH FA-DSTON.
Mrs. M. A. Richardson Is in very poor
health. Miss Luna H. Howe of Mdntpellcr
has been at homo with her parents for a
few days. M. and Mrs. Nathan Dunbar
have gono to Lincoln to live. Miss Edith,
daughter of Dr. Howe, of Wnltsflcld, is
visiting her aunt, Mrs, A. S, Howe,
WINDSOR COUNTY.
WHITE RIVBR JUNCTION.
Mr. nnd Mrs. C. M. Davis nro visiting In
Yonkers, N, v. Oscar O. Barron was In
town last week. Several members of tho
Sagamore Fish and Gamo club ot Lebanon
went to Holeb, Me,, on a ten days' Ashing
trip on Friday. Will A. ClnTk ot Leb
nnon ha.s been clerking In the Whlto River
drug store during the absenco of T. D.
Mnck.-Scveral Patriarch Militants went
to Hartland on Saturday, Tho several de
partments of the High school will close on
Friday, June 12. Tho graduating class con
sists of tho following pupils: Misses Gen
vleve Smith, Helen Wood, Isabel nugbeo
Margaret Donahue, Mamie Ilanrahan,
Delia Rronllelto, Messrs. Leonard New
ton nnd Will D. llazcn. Arthur Cum
mlngw Is very low with consumption at
tho homo of his brother,.
ROCHESTER.
Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Woods and Sarah
Henry from Rethel havo been In town a
few days. Thero was a danco nt tho O.
A. It. Itnll tfrMnu ,
-- .....j :,-, tin uiiiT Ilia
i urnma. airs. Hltcs and son return to
their home In Des Molne.
Prize speaking will be held In the C, a!
R. Hall Thursday evening, Juno 1th. Mrs.
Alphl Davis from Marshflcld accompanied
hy her husband's brother. Mr. Davis Is
here for a few days, Mr. and Mrs. Georgo
Waldo from Bethel have been here for a
visit. Mr. und Mrs. Fr..d Huntington and
son, Call, from Randolph, have been In
town for n few days. Mr. Cushman Is
vrry low. Mr. and Mrs. David Dyer from
Rnndolnh were In town last week. Mr.
Will (Reason from Rutland has been
called here by the serious Illness of hU,
father. Mr,
Mlgorton was In St.
Johns-
bury a few
days last week.
LETTER. FROM MR. POWERS.
...Tdgp I'nwen Corritcti Our Washington
j iirrnapnnueni negitnlllie iiio Lllirnry
lllll.
Washington, D. C Juno 1, 1MJ.
To lhp R'H'or of the Freo Press:
01,r Washington correspondent In your
'"'"J ot Jlll' 30 makes tho following state-
ment:
"Tho free public, library hill has at lust
been rtttled nnd agtced upon by both
IlOitses. This bill Is iho one fought by
Representative Powers r.nd where ho In
sisted 'hat tho wholo expense should bo
bornu by tho District. In conference this
was recedeil from nnd the bill now goes
to the president without tho rholo cost
being borne by the District"
This statement Is a deliberate attempt
to mislead your readers. Thn library bill
was novcr "fought by Representative
Powers. He "fought" tho section saddling
onn-halt tho expense upon tho people of
"o I'nlted States. Section 8 of tho bill
bad a provision for this purpose. Section
C has been stricken out of the bill and your
correspondent knew this fact when ho sent
tho foregoing falso Information.
Yours truly,
II, II. POWERS.
The remark of tho correspondent refer
ring to Congressman Powers, escaped tho
notlco of thn editor or It would have been
corrected. Tho extended extracts from
tho debate printed In tho Free Press when
respondent's statement.
VERMONT'S WAR GOVERNOR.
(From tho Boston Herald.)
Ex-Oov. Holbrook, tho hale and sturdy
oW wnr KOVernor of Vermont. Is the proud-
cst nn,j i,eSt gardoner In tho vicinity of
urnttleboro. No villager gets moro
Knmp;,eS 0f sunrise than this veteran asrl-
culturlst.
'
-
COVERED
WITH
SCALES
Eczema mado Its appearance nq my b9ad la
Its wont form, and It continued spreading
until my face wa covered with tcales and b
cainoa horrid sight. IhatUflBehoadof hair,
seven years' growth, and had to iacrlf.ee It. I
i la despair. Tha phTtlclant had failed
even to relieve me, when one recomraoatlel
Ctmcunx So ie. My father procured ft set of
CUTiconA nrnrnics, and In threo weokt the
scales left my faro and the skin lost Its norld
hue. In tlx uitkt I xeat tnttrtly mnd. My
face was smooth and my complexion clearer
and finer than It had ever been before.
Miss MARION A.8MITH,Suabury,ra.
Hpskpt Cims TniiTMBHT. Warm bth
with Cuticuba Boir, gentle applications of
Cuticciu (ointraeut), and mild doaos of Cuti.
ctR Ussolvint, grentcst of humor cures.
9oM throuthont lh worhl. Prifj, Cnticus. ae.,
Sor,atci Hi.oivixt. srv. ini 11. Potiii Diva
4 n Cntu. Corp , Sole rropi UtMtan.
W'llow 10 Cunths Wortl Etnml,"njtlldfrt.
ilnrr Jnno Irish's Estate. '
We, tho subscribers, having been appointed
I... .l.ft rtnnnrnltln flirt Irnhn!e Pnllrt. fnrlliA
i'kl....,il.n I iA.nn.f.t..HAM n .A
WISrrilH 'l v lit I iiiiurn. vu.itiu.Da.uuuis i"iu
reive, examine nnd adjust tho claims nnd de.
mands of ijl persons against tho estate or
;M',Jine.lr,1 .J, Jlt.n,.,ii eui?nwum.'irt:
trlct de censed, and n so all clalmsand .demands
exhibited In offset thereto; and six months
from the day of the dnto hereof, being allowed
bypnld Court for that purpoee.we do therefore
hereby glvo notice that wo will attend to the
business of oar appointment, at tho residence
of th late Ralph Pierce In Shelburne la said
District on tne jonrm wcunesuays judo ana
I ucioDer nexi.nb iu u ciuc. . ui., uu own ui
until Hnv.
Herewith find report of the test of Separa
tors held M my place in Hubbardton, April 22,
1896. The committee decided that on the
three points of amount per hour, general dura
bility and ease of running, the Improved United
States Separator was much superior. The test
of the skim-milk was left to bo decided by the
Vermont Experiment Station. Eight tests pj
each were made at the station, the average of
the tests of each Soparator being as follows:
Improved Unltsd States, 0.11 ot 1 per cent ot fat Uft la
the skim milk.
Sharpies, 0.23 of 1 par cent ot tat Uft in th sklm-mllk .
D Laval "Uabr," 0.90 ot 1 pr cent of fat left Is th
skim-mllk.

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