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BURLINGTON, VT., THURSDAY, MARCH 2(5, 1903. NUMBER M. T H GAIN Judge Haselton R g ,5 Out Much Evidence Offe.oj in Suit against ANOTHER OFFIIR FLEES Apparently Rutland's Union Officers Aro Unwilling to Have Their Meth ods Investigated in Court-Tho Lincoln Iron Works Will Brine Suit against Strikers. ltttlland. M.in h 21. The advantage from Ihi days developments In the trial of the important Patch damage suit against tho machinist union In i utility court Is clcar- with tin defendants notwithstanding lo of the plali'tilf .- witnesses were dis posed of during the session. A not lu r clog on the progress of the plaintiffs developed to-day fn tlie tnystcr oiis disappearance of another important witness tor the plaintiffs mid their re-l-ultnnl Inability to .-secure valuable records be.irM g on he case. Charles SIcKeuti, ; tseiretury of tho Central Tradis and Lu hor t ouncil, Is the latest absent one. 'I lie records of the council lu his posscs Hoii cannot be obtained. A decision by Judge Hat-cltou that the pl.iii.tlff must hereafter show a clear tiniieetlnn In tween the evidence intro (iiieed and the defendant lodge, is regard ed .is a signal victory for the defendants, I the latter have objected on the aver ligc of mice every live minutes to the plaintiff's evidence, savltur It was Im lr terlal and in no way related to Pro tei Hon Lodge. J.-nios K liattheiner of Arlington, who Is i-sMing P. F. SIc.Munus for the defendant-, did most of the iiuesllonlng In ipt-s ex iniinatlou to-day. A Bre.it deal tif time was taken by discussing objoc tioi s Irom the d. feudant's counrel. The nroi not on this case were excused to flav until Thutsday mottling .it '' o'clock, winn a leecss was taken to ! o'clock to moii'iw morning there were several more of 'h-- plaintiff's wit ties c-s to bo cx tnil e d 'I'lu I r-t witness to-d,iy was Hnokkccpor Villlam lallombard of the I'atch plant, vliose testimony was hugely In detailed explanation of his statenienls last night 'vhen ho was first summoned to the stand. He toll r.f taking strike, broakets from Wr t Rutland bv circuitous routes to the ' ti li plant, all being done with the gnat- i it secrecy to avoid the strikers' pickets. "Witness took back his statement last 1 lcht that Onpcless and Newton were (i tine is pickets on the public footbridge, 1,. ai the Patch plant. He hail seen lliem lull i ll c tll re but could not swear that cit molested Patch's workmen. ie mo. t interesting testimony of the nit rr.lnu c im" from Oh.iiles W. Piunlug tia u license commissioner, and ex-secre-tirv cf tin' Central Trades and Labor council, Witness stated he was secretin dii'lni. the siinim"r of VM, after which he l ii' cil th' records over to Charles T. Mi Kniii. his successor. Mr. Pennington toM aoiut t'.e leprosenlalloii of the vnr- ii is nelons In the central council and some fib us about the routine workings i that hoilv. lie identified a circular sonwn him a" one signed by him for the i m a 1 1 although without authority from t mi nibi rs. The lireulai was endorsed I mini ol the local unions and places the I 1! I'atch Manufacturing company nod the Lincoln Iron YVoiks on the "un f nr list Tin ipieslinn as to Hie meaning, ti Hit t-r winds was ruled out on defend-! vl ob.lei lion. Pennington stated tlint ivith Walt, r I'. Newton, a striker, he vis-i lted I'oniiollv & Lowland, plumbi rs, who r. ri doing work for Patch and In a friend Iv way told him the unions wanted to I....1,. , ,i ,,.le It oio.lens.-mt ns nosslble1 lir Hie Patch company without using vlo-1 f"'' eontemp . He prodtuwl in court non.. 1. nr and that if the plumbing firm kept'"f ""' records relailng to the strike period , un with the work they might lose some of")1 "MlU tllr' I'1" 1"' f v"",s lo lu,' llsllt- . ii if h ..in This visit witness said w.is w le was sent to t he lodge room- but i ould i in t .julhnrizeil by the eenlr.il council nor S is Hie (pKSIion ot boyeotling ever talK i'l rnr by its meinbets. He used no tlrtais against Connolly .V Lovil.ind ln r-lv making the suggestion as a friend. Tlil testimony was confirmed later in ti e il i wlien Samuel Loceland of the I rm t ink th' stand and told of the visit ii f P' nnliigton and Newton. Witne.-s said while Pennington's words were not con Hue led by him as a threat the argiinienl. . 1 in Newton weie of that nature. ilow er he s.ud Ihc Htm llni.-hed the job ' r Pate ll II .Mitchell and W. II. Weinle, strike lire a kit it Pati h's told how llany Mar tin had tried to get them to ipiit work; n' o Mow when they refused Martin hud 'nllnvid them Into a store where they 'lied to bii and told the keeper not to t II to tin in as tiny were unfair men, The i rttdes asked for bv the men they were!,. , . ' Int Tilled bv the storekeeper were not then Elderly Man of MontpolUr oupposacl to In stock. .Mitchell said In had been called Hhvo Foil into Winoo3Sl Rlvor. .-. i-iiv v.- w Phllas Young, two strikers, while Welnloi laid Newton had told him h" would bo mitv If he stayed at Patch's to woik. I'lu y also told of effotts by other strikers' lo Induce them to quit. Weinle said he, told 3I.irtln when the latter asked him If be wis going to keep on working, that t w.is none of his business. Weinle told N wton If conditions at the plant wete as li represented the in he, Weinle. would ipilt work. Wclnlu did stop work last An V isl License f 'ominlssinnrr C. W. Pennlngloii elso past secretary of the Central trade roiinscl, s.ud on Hie witness stand ho i iftr heard a "boycott" mentioned hi the dellb' rations of the council. He told of warning a plumbing lirm not to do a job for Patch "because the union men wanted id ninke It unpleasant for the scabs and the firm was liable to lose other woik thereby " Several stllke. lneakers told of being sailed profane and olfenslve names, giving latly nt counsel's fiiicstlonlng epithets too Mfeni-lvp tn print. Secretaries of the various unions testi fied that they .signed the "unfair" i Ireiilnr, fine saving he did not read II. W. II Lawrence, city repiesenlntlve, H'cretary of the blacksmith's union, said; 'I rend it and thought It a good thing, so (Jigncd It " None had tlie authority from his representative union. Alien .1, J. flnme, n non-union barber, w is r tiled Mr. fiatchel b-r obictei, say ing the testimony was Immaterial. Col. Hiker said If the missing teiords wero produced It would not be necessary. Tho court suggested they wait a while and seo If Hie records did not show up. 3Ir, Itikc-r said in response to another ol lection from the defendants: "After the rWnndnnts have spirited away Ilia records and aolded subpciPii.-is in the way b v h.ivp. I should not think thev would object lo my testimony." Mr. Halcholdf r rctillfd he could not sec- from the evidence that Tnkn had proof of his statement. The court then said' "This testimony na" gone qb far as necessary It has rei heel a point where the order of 'oh nrctiou with the defend int lodge must be show n nan s jk enn s name was cnll 'il to tal'i' tb s incl I ot ti,, re wa- no uiswer AU ilm j Halter aiiuoiiuceil that a uh pen pa had heen Issued for Mr McKenn i t-iit thut In. could net hi found. The nub. poena untitles lilm to bring 1 the court Hip records nnd conslltiitlon of the Central Trades and Labor comirll. President J. N. Wooilllti of tho Lincoln Iron Works, stated to-day that ho would bring a similar suit against Protection Lodge to bo tried nt the September term of court. Mr. Wood flu said to a Free Press man: "Our llriii has been damaged to a consid erable extent In the same way the Patch Pomp.ni' has and we are Ruing tn have It settled while the thing Is warm." lie would not stnto tho amount to be sued for. HELD IN CONTEMPT Witnesses That licvs Refusod to Obey the Court'a Orders (Jiilleil to Account Rutland, March lie court docs not feel satlsiled that the witness has com piled with the rniilremetits of tho subpoena. He Is therctore ordered Into the custody of the slierlfl and will be called upon to answer to Hie charges of con tempt ot mm I," Tlic.-e wol ds wete spolien by Judge llnseltoii to two witnesses at the ttlal ol the famous Patch Manufactur ing Co. damage suit against the machin ists' nnloi. lu county court to-day. IJoth of l he nun are secrc i.uies of the local unions and the contempt i li.uge Is found ed on the fact that neither produced lu court "all the leenrds ' of the respective union called for in the .-ubpoenas. The louit tilled they were trylni, to obstruct Justice by Illegally withholding and se cieilng the eviili in e wanted. When airalgiied for (ontetnpt one pris oner made u satislartory i xplanatiou and although noininallN In tl'e --lierllT's cpstody Is still at Ubctty to try to-night and llnd the missing iccords. The other prisoner was forced to furnish J'iO ball and unless lie produces the recoids in court to-morrow will be harshly dealt with. Little progress was made 111 the case to-day. legal Hits over the use of reeotds and testimony regarding the other unions occupying much time. Twice during the day witnesses were sent with the sheriffs to seaieh for the much wanted records. T. C. Young, the presi nt secretary ot the carpenters' union, testified that lie hail lnl'1 oilier since January H. l!i", and that Ills predecessor was P.. S. P.lue. Tho witness was also secretary of the union from January 1 to July 1. I?"-'. When his term of ollice expired the llrst tlino ho left his records on the si eretary's table in the lodge room. He had not seen them since nor did he know where they ate now. The witness brought Into court the ri cords of the union from January I. l!i!. to date. Those for the six months I preceding he said were placed, when hu i received Hum I nun -Mr. J Hue, in the see. ritnrv's dniwer in the lodtre room, to 1, i.. i, i,.-. i. ,i ..r iiio i.-. i w 'I'll.-. ti-H.t ness would not give n satlsfactoiy answer as to why he did not bring these records Into eoutt and lie was ordered to leave tpe stand tor a time and remain In the custody of the sheriff. The com t orilend that Mr. Young go to the tooins of his lodge under the cus tody of the sherift and make a search for the missing reconls of the union. The court toon a reciss lure lor about I'l minutes, in a short time Mr. Young ie turneil to the court room, accompanied by Uputy Shcrllf H. C Pish and bringing Hie drawer In which he said the missing recoids had been put. He was again placed on the witness stand as soon as the court came in after the recess. At torney I taker, after hunting lor pome 'time among a lot of papers in tho drawer, I found ,i book which contained Hie records of the me. tings of the carpent ' union from January ! t i Jnl . Pie... The wit ness stated that In- made most tit these records as recording secretary. 'iirther plodding of Young reganllng the records which he and the deputy sheriff had unearthed, occurred after din ner. Much stress was laid on the missing I records from July 1. l!if2, to .lanunr.v 1. ii'iii. which was not in young teim or otfl.e but r cords which were turned nvi r to him later. Young explained that Hie subpoena was served In West Itiitland last night. He had no opportunity to gel the j reeoid" at the hall. He had not looked in 1 the disk for a long while and did not j know what was in there, nor II the rei oids 1 now mlssint, weie included. The court dls salislnd with the explanation and placed i Young mulct i'ji bonds, which was turuMi- ! ed. I If Young does not produce the leconlsi to-morrow Hie court --n 1 1 1 it would go haul 1 with him under i ontempi proceedings. , Frank P.h He. p ist secretin y of the bar-1 "ers union, Was tile inner wlll-ss liem union, w,if not get lu as he had no key ami the search was futile. He did s, cure the constitution and by-laws of the .iidun and his explain tii'ii to the luiirt and promise to tiy and , get n cords In-nlght was accepted, iridic 'was t eleased with the understanding that he bring leiords in early to-morrow. 1 The other witnesses to-day were It. W. Il'ariill, now secretary of the barbers' 'union, and R. S. liliie, secretary of the carpinteis' union, from July, itinj, to January 1. Ilm:!. Fan ell said the recoids now missing had been called fur at a union meeting soon after Reille took the office and could not be round. Mine said he turned his records over to Young. A recess to !i o'clock to-morrow was taken at ti o'clock. DEXTER MOODY DROWNED lonirie er. .M.irin j.i. ueviei- .. ,-ctiicil O nttal rmont baggage in. n. aucd ift. was drowned this ai'ti.roo.in i,, tlie tnoosKt river Inside Hie cltv limlis. The ilvrr is very swift and high mid the body has not been recovered. Mr. Moody took a wheelbarrow load of rubbish to the biink ol tho river just beloie noon lo dump it. Hp probably lost his balance and fell In. A remarkable fact Is that th heavy wheel bin row lie was using has not been found, but Mr. Moody's cap was found n few rods hi low where It .s sup. posed lie fell Into the water. Il wile did I not become alarmed until about :s o'clock ibis afternoon, t (linking that Mr. Moody had gone up town. hen the alarm was given Mayor Curry personally headed searching party wltii boats, hooks and grappling Irons, He iiroinnlly oflcred a icward of V for the recovery of the body. This fact was tele phoned to Middlesex and another search ing party set out from there. Mr. 31oody weighed about ,Vii pounds but the high water may have carried tlm body a long dlstnnce. The river was dragged as far us fJreen Mount cemetery belore darkness prevailed. Two boats were out to-night below that point, but the occupants aie hampered by the In tense darkilcss. Mr. Moody had about Sinn In bills In the inside pocket of his vest when he left home. No suspicion of foul play or suicide Is entertained. Mr. Moody served 111 the Civil Wnr hi Compiny H, 10th Yt Ilegt. MORI'3 Llt'lCNSF, HOARDS OIIOSKN. Rutland, 3! a re It 25. The license board of the town of Rutland has organized by electing W. J. Hyrne. chairman and sec retary. The other member are L. 13. Orern, II. 13. Pennack. The fco for n first class !cpiip was fixed at $l,PfO. Tho license rnmmlfslonern of Shrewsbury are: W. 13. Aldrleh, six ypars, chairman: 3Inrk Patterson, four yearsi II. A. Smith, two years. Only second class licenses will bo issued,. In Mt. Holly A W, Cook was elected chairman of the license! hoard. No appll cations for llecnse have been made yet. LIQI Oft S!'3LLr3R FINI3H Rutland .Man I) i .Miirccllus Stratlon, th I rst tniiii tried for m lling Ibiunr with out u license-, waa lined f'JW ami costs of JIM" In city court to-daj. lie appealed and bail was hxcil it $r,o, which has not been furnished yet. ROAD COMMISSION WIS 31 HUT. Rutland, March 'J.V At the annual meet ling of tho Rutland county road commis sioners here to-day ,1. O. Snuford, State highway commissioner, was the principal speaker. There were su commissioners present. The other speakers were O. W. dates of Franklin mid .John V. Wells of Randolph, Mr. Saiifuid speaks in Ren tilpgtou to-morrow. TO INSPECT NATIONAL GUARD Companies Will Qnt Now Rlilss r.ftor Inspection Is Complntod. Moiitpeller, .March 2.",. Adjl.-Cen. W. II. Ollmore, who was In the city to-day, has received a telegram from the war depart ment at Washington stating that th" new magazine arms and eiiulpmei'ts will be Issued as soon us each company of the I'ltst Vermont regiment hns been Inspect ed by a regular army officer, (leneral till more has sent out notices to the several companiis giving them days' notice to ptcpaie lor inspection and he cvpoc's within a very brief time to know who the Inspecting officer will be and the dates lie will be in Vermont. Captain Ilovcy ot Northlield was lu town to-day In con sultallon with general tillmnre at his of llee at the State house regarding the com ing Inspei lion. NO HAIJPHIt STIMKi: IN P.Altili:. llirre, Mutch S.". There will be no strike of Hie barbers of Harre on April 1, as was exiiectcd. All ugrei nieiil between tin boss barbers and their ctuployis was signed this afternoon. The ugre uncut says that all Journcyivcii bnronvi shall receive Jll a week for nine i months of the ve.nr mid .tl.1 n week for the I tmee leniaining months. 'I he only changes p hours .ire that on Saturday evenings the shops o' lock, 1 1 1 id that on the shops shall shut shall close at It Moll lavs at non down for the re- mnindcr of Hie el.iy. There now remains but one unsettled problem in Barro, between employer and employed. Tliat is between the mcl'cliantf and their ilerks, ind Is only of minor Impertanie. being in regard to (losing the ,'irst llp days of the month. HKAKINl"! ON P.AILUOAO APPRAISAL Montp.'llcr. Match :T,.-Lleut. Gov. V.. S. Stanton, Seeretary of State V. (.;. Fleet wood and htate Auditor Horace 1". Ora hnm met this afternoon at two o'clock In io. Stanton's office In this city to hear the appeal from the appraisal made by State Tax 'oniinlsslniicr J. K. Cusli mii M of the value of the property of the Harre A: Monttielicr Power & Traction Co.. which Is tlxed nt tlit'.Onrt. Ti. A. Hoar of Haire and 1!. 13. Hrown of Murliugtou rop reseiited Hu railroad company, and J. 13. Cushnian the Interests of the Slate. J. .1. I'Tynn, presnlent, and A. O. Humphrey, a director of the road, attended the hearing, and tool. Hie commissioners over the road late this afternoon to inspect tho property. SI PI3UVLSOP.S OF INSANI-3 3H-3I3T TO DA Y. Montpellcr, March l)r. F. 13. Steele goes to-morrow to Uratlleboro io attend a meeting of the State supervisors of the insane. A Manuscript of the testimony taken at Hu investigation at Waterbury InM week will be In the nauds of the supervisors next Monday. It Is not known when they will make their report to Uov eruor McCulIoueli. WASHINGTON COUNTY COURT The Co-wdry Will Cass Now Belnjr Hoard Tho Different Claims. Moiitpeller Manh A juiy was em panelled this inoii'liiu- In Hie Cow dry will i a.p and the proponint- of Hi- will hive occupied tin entile day putting in testi mony. This case was tried at the Seplem bi r term. Vu'.'. of Washington County '"nun and lesiilted in a disagreement of tin Jin v. The belts who an- attempting to hi'e.'iK tin will, will claim that the exec titloii and witnessing of the will was not proper, that Mrs. Cowdry wait ol unsound in I ii 1 when she signed tin- will, that undue influeiiie was used by fleorge Wheeier, her guardian and i xccutor of the will, and also innsniiii h as s'le was under guardianship slu could not leg.ill dis pose of her property, Oeoige Wheeler, proponent of the will, is endeavoring to ft;ilillr-h bv testimony that Hu guardianship which he assn-ueit of Mis. Cowdry's propertv was a matter i I form to rcllcM" I'cr of any 'are of her iiiomy, that he was of sound inlnd. that he bad cared fir b-r when she was an Inmate of the poor hoiisp and that it was ii.iuiral !' should mike lit in pldiiary I'gatie In place of her iclatives who iiad allowed In r to go to th" poor house and bad never assl ited her or cared for her In any way until she received a legacv of two c.iis befi re slu died. b'enter and Senior, T. J. D-initt and Oeoige 31. Powers are conducting tin. c.isi foi the contestants and Frank Plum p;i and f tent yt W. Wing are caring for Ml. Wheeler's Interests. It Is probable tin ti lal ol the case will o eupv the HniK r.f the court for the teiiialnder of the week, 111 announcing the .-easou for the (onth, u Hue of th- case of I'iske vs. fiale lu the Five Press this morning a wrong im 1 r sisini was unintentionally conveyed. Tills suit was brought h 13. F. Palmer of Wuteibury for the plaintiff ami It was to him Judge Stntlord addressed his re ii. irk-, when be charged counsel for the 1 lnlntiff of being cuiltv ol gross netll- genco in not being thoroughly acquainted with the subject matter regarding which their witnesses would testify, nr.d not to Frank Pluinley and J. II. Senior, 31 r. Palmer's associates m the trial of th (use, Mr. Phimley was called into the ease at the time the iury was empanelled to try it and the preparation of the e.is. lor ttl.il had been left almost entirely te. Mr. Palmer. FOREIGN NOTES. 3!vit of foreign animals slaughtered it iJepllord within ten days of lauding i often sold as "home-killed" beef, ami Air. Ilniihurv Is considering whether this hoilld lie slopped. Ill tin- village of .loannesliuig, near loblouv:. Holicmla, the police have aiicst ( d a small tanner who, for tho sake of i llllb money, has kept his sick brother Imprisoned lu n pig sty for nearly a vear. with baldly any food but potatoes. The Danish demoeraiy Is n fact, In Copetiliigen lately the new government bill ci atlllg elective palish councils for church matters was found to exclude servants from the franchise. Imnii diate lv the servant girls fedi rated IhemselvcH and with the aid of the social democrats, compelled the law cominlltcti of the Folketliltig to drop the (lisfianchising clause. ''erhaps the most reinaikable bridges hi the wotld are the kettle bridges lu Hits sia and Siberia, of which Cossack sol dlers are expert builders. They ato built up of the soldiers' lances and cooking kettles, S"ven or eight lances nto placed under the handles of a number of ket tles and fastened by means of topes to form a raft F.nrh ot these rafts will bear the wclcht of half a ton, Ovylon, according to its recent census returns, has no fewer than 115 Inhabitants nvpr 100 years o age. Sjsventy-ono of these ,ne males and seventy-four females. Of these, 43 men nnil 52 women claimed to be exactly W. while the highest age relumed was 12a. One hundred Is a good round age and no doubt eery Indolent oi togentirl in wlii could be bothered to renieiiilii r lb' yt "f of his birln put down leu tn save time. T. Local Items of Interest From All Parts of the Green Moun tain State. THE NEWS BY COUNTIES Tho WlnoosklValloy.VlllaBOsup North Fiomtho Island In tho Lako to tho Pnssumpslc, Along Ottor Crook and by tho Bhoros of Wnlto Rlvor Covorod by Spocla". Correspondents. ADDISON COUNTY IY1IDULE.8URY .Miss 3Iaiide Mellen has reslgucii tier po sition In Hip primary department of the graded school to accept a position as prin cipal of Hut Fair Haven high school and will soon leave for that town where she will take up her new duties. It Is rumored about town that the ptlce of a llrst class llccuto will be $I,irt. The coiumlsslgoners have so far received live applications lor Ilcensi s, three llrst cI.isb and two of the second. The road commissioners of Addison (Utility will meet at tho Addison house Tuesday, .Match L'l. at 11 o'clock In the forenoon when State Road Commissioner John Snnforel will be present. 3iigene Klley, coliduetot of an extra freight, came near having a serious in rl elent while his train was pulling out of the siding here Sunday morning about P.i..:a. He was standing in the door of Ida caboose win n a sudden jerk mused by the slopping of thr train threw him out with great force. He struck on his chest on the concrete sidewalk near the Cobb crossing. The trainmen did not sec him when he fell so started on and went nearly to Salisbury before they hud missed him. As soon as he was found missing they bricked up to town and found him at the home of Joseph Cobb where 3Ir. Cobb w.is taking care of lrtm. There were no bones broken but he was badly shaken and brulsid up and it will be several days before he will be able to bo on duty. He was taken on the train to hi.i home in Rutland. Charles A. Karl has been appointed justlei of the peace by ttovernor J, G. McCiilloiigh to lake the place of K. J. 31athews who reslirned. I. M. Taylor breaks ground to-day (Tues day) for his new block on .Main street. It is to be a two-r-tory biilldlijc. brick veneer and rock faced marble front, to by Sn feet. Monday, market day, eggs brought 1G cents and butter 2J. 3!rs. Arthur T. 'trasse has reiuii. from a visit of six- weeks' duration with' relatives in Hoston. 31rs. J. W. Lawrence and sister, Miss Nellie Sullivan, have returned from llur llngton, where they went to consult Dr. Twitehell about Hie eye trouble of 31Ks Sullivan. 31r. and Mrs. Isaac Williamson are re joicing over the arrival of a girl baby at tin Ir home on .Monday. Arnold Porter of California, a former resident, is in town for a few weeks' visit to Mr. and .Mrs. C. A. Lyman of Sey mour street. "ERGENNES. 3lrs. li. T. Field has returned from a wee I; a visit to her daughter, .Mrs. Hugh Philips of Monlpelier. Miss Mary I3lmer a teacher lu the Hrlsinl high school, was the guest of .Mrs. J. A 1 laiTlngion Sunday. M's.' Iliiltie Januaty has gone to Lynn, .Mass.. to reside with her brother, Samuel Jununr.i . Isadore Lefloeiif has (-.one to Ludlow to st Ins father. C. L. Lel'.oeut. Lionel and Jennie Han Is have return ed to their studies at Tiny Conference Acaib my. Poiillncy. .Mrs. .1. ll. Warren ha- returned to her home in 31orrlsvllli- nfier a lew da,.-' 'st to her sisters, Mrs. F. I.. I'lsh and Miss Lois Lon. Owing to the heavy rains of Satunlay. Sunday night and .Monda the roads in tills vicinity are In worse condition at this season than they have been for vmrs. on account of the bad condition of 'the roads Osmond Preston, mail carrier of It. F. I), route uunibir two. made the trip over his route Tuesday on horsebai k. Thu Indies of the R. n. soeletv gave a very pleasant surprise to Jira. F. L. I'lsh .Monday evening Hie occasion being the anniversary of, her birthday. Refresh ments were served and a phasnut even ing passed. W. T. Donovan of St. Albans was in town Tuesday. Harold Hell, who has hi en visltlnc- bis grandparents, .Mr. and Mrs. Mahloii King- man u.is rciunieu to Ills home in Huston, 3Iass. Diiane Sprugup of Wnltliam Is lsltlng his grandparents, .Mr. and .Mrs. Osmond Fisher and his sister. 31 rs. 13. N. Dike of Hrisiol. Frank II. l'lagg 1ms taken the position of salesman in the store oi Israel Miller. .Mrs. K. A. Lane letiimed to licr home In Rurllngton Tii' -day alter a few (lavs vilt tn lnr daughter. Mis. Prank C Phe Ijis. .May flowers ate unite plenty but It is too innddi to plcl; them. L. O. Whltford Is recovering from an nttucK of pneiimonin. The license comml-islouers have received six applications for licenses In this cltv us follows; I'lisl class: s. S. Haines anil lleorge P. Harrows, second class, SoI.mu D, Miner: tilth class, w, r, Warner and T, Neville. BRISTOL In Ilm giaiuniar room tho following scholars have no marks against tbein tor the winter term: Kathleen Rdniiinds, .Myrtle Jiickiuan. Annabelle Crowley, lion Snedon, I3dson Dnrfee, Leon Dean, Clara Illllsein, Mcrrlt Hughes nnd Dannie Sar gent. HernlK Miii'ivo, Warner Sheldon, Wesli y Walte, Nell Sumner ami Anna Smith hae cadi one. half day absc.it. All employe of one of the telephone ,i)ni p inlcs, named Aimer, was bndlv hurt Friday by his horse running aw'uv. He ran Into the watering trough near Nelson Hill's throwing Palmer over the fence. The cart was badly smashed nnd the har ness was left with the pelees. .Mr. Palmer was taken to his home lu Vergennes, 'fhe liardner place on North street was sold at auction Saturday by Ci, L. HaFSPltlne for Jl.'.irn, to Mrs. Sarah Cole of Lincoln. F. L. Cooley nnd family of Munition will reside there. 31r. Cooley Is the Mnnkton farmer who had his back broken several months since O. W. Me- Shane his purchased 13. W. Frank's slock of Ice There Is about enough on hand to supply tho markels and hotel. Loivls St. George Is In very poor health. Mrs. Frank 3Iahew and child ren have occupied the Rldo tenement on Garfield itreet Sirs. A 13 Grow Is at home from n visit of spvernl weeks wllh her sister, Sirs. Nash, al New Haven .Mills Mrs Ami Nichols Is on tin list of sick MP'S Lucy Lincoln arrived home HalunliU Trim Hie .Mary Flch her bo, pllal when, she hail been for ten week S'l 1 Is much Improved in health. Arthur Stevens of Whiting was the guest ot Miss Krunres Sumner over Sunday. Sirs. 31. P. Varncy Is 111 with tho grip. Sir. and Pert Brown will movo to Downlngsvllle, Lincoln, soon. SIlss Inez Starttu of North Fcrrlsburgh visited friends hero the past week. The district schools in town opened Monday for the spring term nfter n week's vaca tion. There will be a business meeting of the llaptlst Church nt the elosp of the prayer meeting Thursday evening. The Willing Workers meet with Mm. John Hurt this afternoon. Tli" following have applied for a II ppiisp: Thomas Leonnnl. for the Hristol House, llrst class; tJ, 11. Hrooks, D. A. Tllsblp. P.. A. Atkins. Harry Jlmme, second class: C. P. Hush for 13. SI. Kent estate, dtuglst license. Ira Norton went to Rut land Tuesday where he has n position nlth the clothing house: of David H. 'I'll Icr. The first thunder shower of the season occuned here Tuesday afternoon. John Gllmore has thilshcd his lumber job for O. 13. Hartlctt & Co. In Jonesvllle. and hi at home, Sirs. W. W. Wilson, who has been 111 for a week past. Is on the gain. -W. L. Crntnptnn nnd R. W. Frank are moving to their farm In Lincoln. Then will be no morning services at the Con arcg itlonnl and Slcthodlst Churches nt Sunday, the congregation.- attending the Ttaptlsl Church, It being Hie farewell ser mon of the pistor, the Rev. W. A. Klnzle, ".'ho goes to Harre O. Q. ltlcknell of .Mlildelb'iiy was In town Wednesday on business. pr. A. 31. Norton and the Rev. D. 13. Coffey visited Hnrlingti'ii Tuesday. -A. L. On I n Is in Ho'ton this week ( n business. NORTH FERRISBURGH Sunday morning finite- a number of the members of Friendship Lodge, No. 21, F. nnd A. M. of Charlotte, and from Mines 1 burgh, with the ladles ot the chapter I of Hie l'3astern Star, accepted the In vitation of the Rev. T. Lemmon to at- tend the morning service at the Methodist Church, which was Intended especially for them. AL Hip closo of the service, each one was presented with a souvenir of the day, after which, they repaired to the Slartin house, nnd weie served with a lunch. John Alexander of Saxton's River, spent Sunday at Calvin .Martin's. Mrs. Sliniib, wife of George Cross, died unite suddenly at her home on Sunday even lug At Allen hall on Saturday evening the little drama "Joe" will be given by the chlldten, followed bv the farce "Rttsy tinker." given by members ot the dramatic club. At the clore of the on lertainmcnt ice cream will be on sate. The proceeds go for the sidewalk fund. FERRISBURGH. Vlilliani, n son of RcnJ.imln Halley. had I the misfortune to get n bad cut mi the jlnstep of his left foot the other day while using an axe. Dr. Reynolds reports him as doing well. Hert Parker is recovering from a severe Illness, caused by grip. Mrs. R. 1-3, Robinson returned from her visit In New York on Tuesday. Her daughter .Mary of (ioddard Seminary l.s spending the spring vacation at the home stead here. Suckers nnd luillpntits nr' now ripe, and we hear of large catches. The Reach brothers went out a whllo Saturday and caught 1,-..1 pout. 11. J. Car penter launched his boat recent Iv. Ar thur Thorp of Charlotte and Sliss Sllna I ta rupee of Fcrrlsburgh were married Saturday afternoon at the Congregational parsonage by the Rev. George II. Halley. Very di elded improvements are being made to the InUrior of the Congregational Chur"b under the direction of the ecle- tbrated nrtlsfs and decorators. A. H. Tabor l& Sons of Vergennes. The so-lety has I worshipped most of the winter In its re modeled chapel, but expects the amlltor 1 lilm to be completed 111 season for Hasler s rvlee. Simeon D. Goodrlck. a former resident of Ferri-shui gb and Vergennes, died recently at Ues Moines, Iowa, aged about ears. Tin l-'ert Isburgh co-operative creamery have purchased a strip of land of .Mrs. Lydia SI. Harbor; consid eration. JTi.-'Hert Knapp of Brandon has taken the contract of drilling a well for Hi- ricainery on the land bought of Sirs. Harbci'. Sits. John Gibson of Rutland Is visiting Sir. and Sirs. Frank Sly.itt. Sliss Cora Hard I.. visiting friends In Orwell. .Mrs. II. 13. Gibson, at R. SI. Sattcrlee's. Is on the sick Il.-t. SHOREHAM. Di. Piatt wa in Waterburv I'lidav. Sirs. W. N. Piatt Is spending a w'el: 111 Hoston. James Haldwln is moving tc Hie farm h" purchased of Si. r. Cook, The Rev. and Sirs. CarNon vMt.-d in Wevbrlik-c Frl. lay. -Sits. S. G. Mnrse and lairihtcr Slarjnrlc of WestHelfl. Slas., ai rived at G, 11. Hall's for a visit Frl diy evening. NEW HAVEN. Sliss Slaty Gray of Lincoln, spent a few days with Siiss Ida A. Klngsley re niitly. L. B. Scott of Worcester, siass., was In tow n last week, .Ml s. W. C. Sunnier Is iiulte ill. Sir. and Sirs. John Rimer of Addison visited friends in town last week. Miss Slary 13. Hoscoe of Wa toi'hiiry was Hie guest of her brother, A. P. Rostoe over Sunday. Sliss Slcttlc Kings.-... visited friends in Hrisiol last woik. sir. and Slis. II. C. Peck and daughter have gone to Georgia, where Sir. Peck has a position In a creamery for the season. C. K. Klngsley of Hris tol has rented Sir. Peck's house and takes possession April 1. Dr. D. A. Shines of .Montreal, P. Q and Dr. G. F. H. Wlllaid of Vergennes were here as council with Dr. Welisdr on the case of Miss ICtlio A. Thompson. Charles F.vcrctt returned to South Shaftsbiiry Tuesday. SIlss siar eia Wlnslow of Waterbury, is spending her vacation with her mother, .Mrs. F. SI. Partcli. Hennle Duprey has gone to work on the railroad. F. c. Little has gone to Proctor to work for the Vermont Slarble Co, Sirs, P. L. Adams is spending a few days with her daughter, Sits. V. W. Wilson of Hristol.-.Mr. and .Mrs. Fred Dnpicy have a sou. born Fildny. .March :'l L. A. Raker, who has been unite ill Is able to be out again. C0HNWALL News has been reielved by relatives of Jerome Hencdlct, formerly of this town, that In- Is seriously ill at the home of his son, G. J. Hencdlct in Concord, N. 11. C. R. Withered! and son, Stowell have gone West on a business trip. C. W. llurlburt, an employee of the Industrial school In Vetgennes, was in town for a short visit last week. -Sir. and Sirs. C. F. Henedli't returned on Monday fioni a visit nt several diiyit' with friends in Tlcondero ga. N. V. G. F. Dlmiiiock of Hrandon was ill town last week.- .Miss Kntherlne Grls wold has gone to Felchvllle for a week's v isii with her nleie. .Miss Kate Grls wold, Mrs. M. A. Nichols widow of the late John D, Nichols, died on .Monday at till age of Mi years, at the home of her daughter, Sirs. A, . l-'onte, with whom she had been for the past six weeks. Sirs, Nichols waH a most estimable woman, a di voted christian, and had been for many years a faithful and consistent member of the Methodist Church, Sho leaves two daughters, Sirs. A. W Footc and Mrs. R. .1. 13aslon of this town, and three sons, I'red of Hurlliigton, Geoigo of Uellows Fells nnd Richard of Roxbury to mourn for n faithful and loving mother. Her funeral will be attended from the Slelh odlM Church in Hrldport on Thursday, nnd the Interment will be In the village cemetery In the family lot Jerome Hene dli't. whose- critical Illness has been noted, died on Tuesday at tho homo of his son, G, J. Benedict, In Concord. N. II. He leaves three sons nnd on daughter, Gil bert, SIllo, and Sirs, Charles Renilck of Concord, and William of Dover, N. II He leaves h wide circle of friends and iiiflimlntiincc.s hi this locality, as he was bo"ti and lived In town for many years IPs ago was 'a years Mis Phoebe llrltini mi lined ladv who has for several .v I tit i made i" h'j'iu w lb h r sis ter-ln-law, Sirs. S. S. Gale, died on Tues day, Slnrch ".'. ller remains wero taken on Wednesday to Hruttleboro, whnro the funeral sen Ices Wiil he conducted and in terment made. Sirs. William Tlenlen of Rutland returned to her home on Tues day nfter several days' visit with relatives In town. Sirs. IJthel (Scarle) Hall, who has been In town for several weeks visit ing her parents, Mr. and Sirs. 13. D. Searle, leaves on Thursday for her homo in Pennsylvania. ORWELL .1. ST. Slovens, who spent the winter In New York, returned homo last week. 13, D. CJrlswold has been confined tn tin houso for some days with grip. Joseph .Memo has been spending some days with his brother in Hrnndon. -Frank Oclinin paugh. C. C. Grlswold and Wllber Root have been appointed license commission ers. There will bo a social given Friday evening, tho I'Tth, in the ladles' rooms by the Y. P.S.C.1-3. -Orwell Crenmery com pany expect to commence business April 1. W. W. Mm tin had his leg hurt last, winter and It has affected his knee so much that he had It put Into plaster p.irls a few days ago by Dr. .Murray. R. C. Young Is building a new tenement house. Jay Hraiich Is repairing one of his tenements for Kngeno Fowler to move In to.M, T. Cutis was home from Slid dlnbiiry over Sunday last. C. 1-3. Walker bus purchased n fine fatm team of Sir. Raker of Whiting. GRANVILLE- Mls Abble Hubbard and her friend. Sliss Fnderwood of Harre are spending a week or two at S. F. Hubbard's. SIlss 31. Lou Whitney Is visiting .Miss Lillian Hubbard at Randolph Center. Sirs. Rainbroth of Hancock was nt the Central House last weel Mrs. Corn Ford was called to Hurllngtnn Friday, by the serious Illness of her mother. .Mrs. Mattle Slaynard. Sir. and .Mrs. Hertle Hnrke nnd children are visiting ut Henry Freeman's. Mis. James Hlalr Is in Lud low. .Miss Nettle Plain Is stopping with lie r grandmother. Sirs. Freeman, during her mother's absence. SIlss Nancy Kew was hi Hancock Saturday and Sunday. Sirs. A. II. Ford Is Improving. BRIDP0RT. Sirs. 31. W. Grandey has iceeiveied from her recent Illness.- Miss Thecla H.ildwin went to Shoreham .Monday. Ree Wright Ins returned from llor.ice Laphatn's. Sir. and Sirs. Davis ami two children have nun " to the J. R. Rice place. -Wallace Gut vpy of Shoreham will Ihc In 13. '. Slyrlek's tenant house the coming season. Strr. J. 13 Wilglu recently ited tier patents. Sir. and Sirs. L.ipham of Shor-hani. -Tlie I'unenil C Slf. Julie Jh-rhiiio, who formerlv lived in town, was held at the residence of Vr - em In Ailill.'on last Sunday.- Harry Soll.i-e invi returned trom Rat re. Harry Pttlhone, who spent the winter at Schenectady. Is ut Fred I larrls's.-The school at .V.oiiah having closed, George Palmer s nt home again. .Mr. and Sirs. ICdward Whittle aie ill. LINCOLN A spa i ring match has b en arranged to take place hi Hie town ball April I, between J. c. Atkins of this village and Ch.ules II. Preblo of South Lincoln. It will be a ten round conte.st with music by Hnsretfs orchestra. Sir. Atkins Is the village blacksmith nn,i jj,-, i'reble a well known bear hunter. Mrs. ICsther Davis died Wednesday, .March IS ot p.xralvsU, aged K! ear's. She was a daughter of Thomas Good rich one of the early settlers of this town and was born on the farm owned by James Hiitterfleld. She is survived by three sons. David, Henry, and Wil liam, .ill ot whom r side here. The tun- ral was held in the Fnion Church Fri day, the R. v. J. T. Hill oll'.clating by iifiies of the deceased. L 13. Rain had charge of the arrangements and th" sing lug was under the direction of li. .1. Gove. Sirs. Annette .Morgan c.mic from Sud bury Thursday, for a week's stay. Sirs. Harriet Downing Sturteviint dinl Friday after a lingering Illness, agid 72 years. SRs. Stiirtev.mt followed school teai liiug tor many yens. Late in life she niartled Levi Stiirlevant of Weybrldge. where sin resided till the death ot her husband, when she n turned to ;hls, her native place. I 'or the last six years she has lit n boiist keeping for James Hutteilbld. whete she tiled. The fiimral was hi Id at the Onion Chun Ii, Siiiidn;. the itev. A. L. I (rand otllelating. G. A. Thayer was director and H. J. Gove had charge of the singing. The interment was In Hriggs's lemetery. Geo. .Morgan is at home from Albany Ruslness college. W. S. Slofgau is coiiilncd to tlie house with a chronic trouble of his nnkle trom whb h ho has suffered tot vears I. G. Klllott and ihlldrfii of Sin Ibiirne visited at W. A. Lee's over Sunday, hs daughter. Ruth, and Ruth l.te remaining lor a week's Hay. I. W. Hatch and wife arrived in town tn superintend the moving of their goods trom tin- house recently sold to Wesley Hiown. Sirs. A. T. .Morgan re. turned from Gardner Saturday. G. A. Thayer went Tuesday on a business trip for tin- Lincoln Lumber company through the lake towns Sirs. Slaxle Dow. who lias lived with lu r daughter. Sirs Walter Rstey, moved back to her home In West Lincoln Tin .'day. Sirs. Annette Morgan has sold the Watson Morgan homestead to 13. R. Slple. consideration JIT.".. Pos session given Apt II 1. The Juvenile Tem plars siiipiised their superintendent. Sirs. A. L. ISrand. at their meeting, l'tid.iy, by the gift of a beautiful silver butter dish. WHITING. Sir. II ubeit Denton has sold his farm and Intends to move his family to tho village sonu.-Sliss Lizzie Mills of Rot land visited her coufins. 13. W. Raker's fanillv and at 1-3. D. Colllns's this week. Sliss hlla Whltlock of Hraiuiim visited at C. V. Kelsey's lasl week. Sirs. Parker and Sirs. Peel; Intend to return to their home this week. Sirs. II, 31. Slatot Is crllleally III acaln. She has been un In valid for years-, nnd has the sympathy ot hei friends. STARKSBORO. .Mr, and Sirs. 13dvvln Dike of Hristol visited at Henry Dike's Saturday and Sunday. .Mrs, Llnnie Ounnliighuiii of Jericho ret enlly viflted her parents, Sir. and Slis. L. . Thompson. Tho high wind blew W. II. Thompson's barn down Monday and klllfsl two cows, No application lor llccuso In thH town lias yet been made. WEST BRIDPORL The recent heavy tnlns have done some damage to the roads, Marry l'ettlbono returned homo from Schenectady, N. V.. Saltnday.- Sim. Slarl.i Nichols', a termer resident of this place, died .Monday nt the Inline- of her daughter, Sirs. A. W, Foote. in Cornwall. II. II, Hnrlon re. mains about the samc.llarvey Peck of Ticniidc toga. N. Y Is spending a few days with Charles Parrlsh, Port Frank lin, ferry, tuado Its llrst trip Saturday, George Atwood nnd John Sunderland are very busy shearing sheep. Elbla Frost visited friends at Shoreham Saturday. Carroll Wolcott spent Sunday with his mother. ADDISON. Sire. Joseph Pherblno died on March 19 at the homo of her son, Carlton Sher !lnn, of pneumonia aged " years, Mrs. Pherblno was a fotmer resident of this town, but for the past few years had re sided with her daughter, Mrs. KJgeiUin, In tho southern pirt of New York. About two weeks befora her death she came to visit her son here and was Im mediately taken sick She leives two -oi.s Cat lion if this ti wn, Silas of Port Henry and one daughter Irs. ICibjrrton Th' lunrral vv,n held on Sundi-y Irutn the house, tho Rev. A. Powell ofTic lallng. The bearers were her two sons and on-In-law mid nephew. Phllo Hlmrr. The Interment was nt Weybrldgo Mill by the side of her husband, who died se-ernl yearn ago. P. V'. Ilarber was so unfortu nate nx tn break his foot recently. He got It caught In somo way In the power while rawing wood. Fred A. Owen of lllpcsbiirgh and Klva W. Towey of this lov.'ti were married in Rurllngton, March IS.- R. R. O'flryati Is (julte ill with In llamiuntlon of the !owels. A sou win born recently to Sir. and Sirs. Alb- rt Tucker. Mrs. Clark has returned l ome after spending the winter with her laughter, Sits. Putnam. Klroy Towey of Rethel Is visiting his parents for a fi w weiks.-Str. Handsome O'Rrynn has re eeulty been lo New Vork city to procure a hind man. Mr. and Sirs. F.rncst Ro-det-e have n llttlp girl, born March IS. Sirs. Thomas Noonnn Is in finite po,,r In .lllh. F.va Smith has been visiting her roiislns, the llnntblln girls In Cornwall. Sirs. F. H. Mullock Is soph to move to Pennsylvania to Join her husband there. -Renja'iiln Simpson has moved lo th Rurk Wlllmarth pi ice.-Wlllinm Hoibtte nerl lentnlly shot his hand with ri revol.er recently, so lie was obliged to go to Vetgennes to have the ball 1 f moved. - i HI In Clark is keeping home for 13 J. Carpenter. SOUTH STARKSB0R0, The sick are on the gain.' Sits. Naomi lliirlbnrt of Slonklon recently visited lu-r1 j parents, Sir. nnd Sirs. David Folnnsbee. ; Sir. and Sirs. John Grace have gon" to llanksvllle.-Ollver Sweet Is visiting his. i daughter here. Sirs. 13. II. Young, Sir.' 'Sweet's daughter nnd husband and Sir. 'and .Mrs. J. N. Cutter visited him Sun-1 day. The talk Is that the creamery will commence running about April 20. PANT0N. Sliss Anna Grundy is to teach the om Ing term of sehooi in Walth mi. .Ml orln Tnlman visited her mother. Sirs. Albert Perry of Ferrlsbiirch during the past w"ek Charles Sp.tulding of Sliddle liury was a Sunday visitor In town. Sliss Flora Renton of Ferrlsburgh vis. lie 1 SIlss Anna Grundy this wck -.Mis. Ida Stare spent a few days of the past week with lie j- slst!. .Mis, Huc iv Hul led: of Fast Addison The R--v . II. A. Wood of erge nnef w'll preach at iIk Metliedlst church n-t Sund.'.v ifteinom and will ndnilnist' r the rnrrann nt of the Lord s supper. CHITTENDEN COUNTY WiNOOSKI. I31ie Rrosseau wnsbrought before Justice F. L. Gravis Thursday afternoon on an old i barge. He. in company with three other bo.vs, stole n keg of beer from Sir. Atherton's at thp bay last August. The other boys were tried last October and Ilrosseaii went away. Yesterday lie was lined ,.", and costs of J.l.in, which he pal I. Kdward Payne was brought before Jus tice F. L. Graves on the charge of porket peddling, lie was sentenced to not less than the nor more than six months In Rutland. The base- ball eutlnislastles met Friday night in Corporation hall. They appointed a committee to secure grounds when they will begin practice. There Is already about 1.1 applications to join tlie team. They probably will meet again Tuesday night. The board of selectmen of which every member l.s n democrat decided that they wanted a democrat for town health oflleer and so recommended to the State- board of health the appointment of Dr. J. W. Sliee han. The present health olllcer Is Dr. 13. A. Hurdick, a republican, nnd Ills commis- l 'ion i.xplres net December. The State i board of health have w ritten th" select men that charges will have to be (.referred against Dr. Rurdlik In order to cause his removal. This Hie Ixinid has not done. Rlihatd Whalon, eniplo.ved at the Hur llngton Traction company's barn fell some two or three weeks ago hurting his elbow, Saturday he went to the Slary Fletcher hospital to be operated on. About the elbow they cut a gash into Ills arm about tour or live inches long to scrape the hone. Sit!-. I'm! Paris' an of St Peter street died Sunday morning about She lpaves a family of sit children. The funeral will be held Wednesday morning from St. Francis Navier Church. There i considerable repairing being done at the corporation boirdlng house. The repairs consist of fitting up six more sleeping rooms and th" kitchen. George I.onzon of Sandy Hill. N. V.. 1 in town, the guest of his mother at the Hrunswlek. A trustee will be eleef-d ill Hie west ward to succeed Joseph Couc-hon at the annual meeting of tho Wlnooskl graded school district. Starch 31. The Wlnoo-ki river s again rising and Tuesday night reached Its highest mark this spring, being seven feet above low-wati-r mink. The cotton mill was obliged to suspend operations. No trou ble is antiilpatid at Hit traction com pany's povv. r station at the grist mill as the water i ftce from drift wood, Ice and other debris which would interfeie with the nmchili-ry. The .Military Pest road cars ftte being tun by electricity furnished irom this station while the Hurlliigton road l.s being operated by steam from tho auxiliary plant at the woolen mills. The intervals ate flooded wttn water ami Hun ters aie enjoying much sport shooting muskrats, which arc reported to be epiltn plentiful along tin- banks of the river and the marshes. Winooskl's tifw hotel The Hrunswlek formally opened Its doors to the public yesterday morning. Landlord Lively al ready has a uumin r ot rooms occupied and a number engaged. A grand ball and baiifiuet Is being planned by the proprietor for the near future. The remains of ,Mt. Israel Demars. who died in Forest. N- Y-. Tnesd.i.v wire brought to Hi- home of her daughter. .Mrs. Sidney Snyder on East Center street yesterday afternoon. The funeral will be ln ld from St Francis Nivler Church at :1 o'clock this morning. Mis. Denials was a former resident of this village and Is well and favorably known. She Is sur vived by a husband, four daughters, Sirs. Louise Rushford, Slis. .lost ph Sillier and SIlss Laura Denial's of Finest, 31.". V., and Sirs. Sidney Snyder of Wlnooskl. and tilt e-p sons, Levi of this village, lsiael. Jr., of Rurllngton, and Albert of Forest, N. V. .Mr. and .Mrs. John Hardaeie of Slaple street are reieivliig congratulation over the birth of a ten pound son. Sir. and .Mrs. Adlor Lively are the pa rents of a daughter born ycstcrd.iy. SSEX JUNCTION A team of two horses belonging to L. J. P.ixb.v of Kssos Center, which were drawing a load of sawdust, ran away Friday forenoon. One of the bits broke while mar Hie railway crossing on Park street and the horses began to run. Two men were on the wagon but jumped off. The horses turned on to .Maple street and were caught at the railway track. In stopping them the wagon was wedged hi by the rails and it vvas necessary to hitch the horses to the.bacs of the wagon lo draw It out The temporary organization of a car penters' union which was formed about two weeks ago was perfected at a meet ing held Friday evening. The following ottlcers were elected and Installed; Presi dent, William Slonell; vice-president, Henry Te.ichouti recording secretary, Georgo I,, Patncaude. financial secretary. Charles Yandoiv, treasurer. Joseph Da buke, conductor Piuiik Tyler, warden IJiigetie Haselton c F3. Jones and sev eral oihcprs and members of No. t!S3 of Hiirllngtoii wete In attendanc- A com mittee was appointed to a t In conjiuu Hon with a like toniiulttee from No. tk! It oiiliiiiu I on thud page) M1IS Maj.-Gsn. Sir Hector MacDonald Will Not Face the Charges Made against Him. HIGH ENGLISH OFFICIAL Went to a Hotel in Paris and shot, Him self throutrh the Temple Lived But a Few Minutes Nothing Left to Explain HI Deed Had Real Charges against Him. Paris, Slarch 2).-SInJor-Genoral Sir Hector SlaeDonald. commanding the Hrlt lh forces in Ceylun and one of the rore most ottlcers In the Hrltlsh army against whom charges based on Immoral ai ts wire tiled some time ago. committed sulcldi to day nt the Hotel Regbi i here. He snot himself in the right temple shortly lifter noon nnd expired a few minutes latet The general was alone in his small chamber on the mezzanine floor ot the hotel at the time of the tragedy. Une of Hie female attendants heird the pistol shot and, opening the door, saw tlie pen eral's 'lgtire- outstretched on Hu. floor with the blood gushing from a bullet wound In the In id. Sh" ran, s "reaming to the balcony overlooking- the libt.' of the hotel, where many guests, including a number of ladies, were asenibhvl. Tho proprietor ot the hotel was the tirst 'o nt li the expiring man. Medie.il h p was It'iriicdlal-iy summoned, i.ut was. found to lie n! "I ss. death ensuing epii ke Tlie commissary of police was notuuil .'! accompanied by a doctor proceeded to a preliminary Investigation. No money or papers of any kind were found In Sir Meclors baggage. Two notes written in Knoll-h weie found lying on a table in his loom and tbes- were taken possession of by the authorities but It Is understood that their contents have no bearing on the am elde. lu Hie general's coat, l.vlng on th bed, were found some photograph?. Tlie Hrltlsh embassy and consulate were nuii tied later, and Consul-Genpral Inglis s Ilf'd Hie hotel and took charge ot the body, which was placed on the bed. The door was then locked the consul-general re tained the key. Th" French officials look possission of Hi" revolver. Sir Hector SlaeDonald arrived In Par last Friday evening from London on his way back to Ceylon, where it was under stood that an immediate court martial would be held to clear up the charges made against him. on reaching Hie hotel at 11 o'clock ,ii night he was told that only a sinall Indifferent room was avail able. He replied that that was quite suttl cb nt. He was not accompanied l y an aides do cinip or a valet. He s.dd he o'd intended to slay a day or two in Parts. Little was seen of him since his arrival. Id- was. however. Ill the hotel lobby about noon to-day and It Is believed that a ntw.spapor printed in I3ngli.h. containing a resume of th? grafe i barges brought against lilm and embellished with the general's portrait in full uniform, iam under his attention, lie left Hie loi.h , cling to Ids room, and tlie pistol slv.t id . low ed soon alter. No ariaiigemnts have yet ben m.i as to the disposition of the body, whb h is subject to the orders of the Hrltlsh au thorities. Roth the Hrlllsli embassy and ( oiisiil-Geiier.il inglis have advised Lin den of the tragedy and are awaiting Jci nlu i'lsttue Hons. The general's suicide has profou id y shocked th" Hrltlsh nfuVials here Th s about the hotel who had conversed with sir Hei tor She Pen il.l teeentlv av lie showed no signs of exi itemcnt or mental won y. WAS FAMOUS "FIGHTING MAC" UlsTraglc Eid Causes Deep Borrow in London Attempt to Excuse Bis Fellings. London. 3I.it eh !" The tragi' end of 'Fighting Mac" who. tlie son of a High land cottar, rose from a position of a draper s assistant lo be an honored gen eral in til" Hrltlsh army, has caused great surprise ind deep sorrow in London. Th" untitle of the offenses with which he was charged had not bee inie generally known to the public, but had been common gossip in milltar.v circles, and although in the army and unions Ills Highlander com rades, especially there is ken grief, thfir tooling s that It was "better to die thus than face dishonor." Sir Hector was sep arated from his wife man years ago and before he got his commission, He has not lived with her since. He leaves a son, who is being educated in an Knslish publl' school Sir Heeler's gieat chance came wlrn ns a si rgeaut during the Atghan cam paign ot Is":' to lSMi with a small fori he bv a tiiiious bavonet charge, cleared out a body of Afghans who were Iving Pi ambush for Lord Roberts. For this feat Lord Robeits offeied lilm the choice o" the Victoria Cross or a commission. II those the latter. His great milllarv achb vemeiit was leading the black Sou danese brigade in tlie Omciurman cam paign against the Khalifa. 'I lie olllcl.il announcement made 'v th gov rnor of Cevion in tlie Leglslatut o .Monday that Sinjor-General .Mm Donald would be court martlabvl, and the pubh' lt given to the affair were evidentlv Hie determining motlvis for the sunide His friends attribute the unfortunate bush ess to hs brokni health and sh.ittti ed iieives. the outcome of two lampaiges In the Soudan and South Afrb a. An atta k of (lvscnteo and a touch of sunstroke at Pa.ii'deburg (luring the South Afrb an campaign Ii ft serious effects and a wound be received In (he leg healed badh It Is stated that h- often complabied of pilns in the head, and in Colon his health aul lb" depression from which be was suffering gn w worse, to such an extent that there w is talk of invaliding hiin fiom tlie service. The newspapers bete i onim-nt s.vm pnthelleally on the lnexpresably pitiful end of n brave man, and say that his (ouu trymeii will remember lilm best as the man of whom on his return from Omdiu tuan King 1-31 ward, then Pi luce of Wales greeting him. said: "In 1-7.1 von were doing sentry go In India ind now yon are a gen eral lu the Hrltlsh army. 1 am proud to have met you." NO POLITICAL TROFRLI-3, (From the Northlitid News.) There Is no desire on the part of till News to Mart any new political trouble Jiii-t now. It may be remarked Incidental ly, however, that there Is a well confirm ed rumor that there are no less than hi. a dozen statesmen on the west side who have their car so close to the gro'ind that if anything political, as large' Jf Ihn point of a cambric, ncedh should drip onc-slxtecuth of an Inch on n Crusf 11 s carpet In the town of Proctor, there would Immediately come Into public view an af .sorted lot of senatorial ambitions Hut the old tiT" or the bo w in hart the a pit hikI wouldii t sliate It with his plav mute 'Glv me Hu c ire ii'ivwnv said Hie hitter Hut llKie al'i t going to l9 any core, U ft all Ihc hist bo.v.