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VOL. XXLVII. NEW SERIES VOL. XLIX.
BURLINGTON, VT THURSDAY, APRIL .h 1903. NUMBER 41 IT T-ocal Items of Interest From All Parts of the Green Moun tain State. THE Nl f BY COUNTIES The Wlnoosl From tho I Hoy, VUlnfresup North 3 In tlio Ltike to tho Mont? Ottor Crook Shoros ot Wnlto Pnssumps 5 and by River Covered by Special Correspondents. ADDISON COUNTY vEflGENNES. The ergagein.'i.t of Miss Elcunnr rll to C II Strong, cashier of thu Cor Vc r- ire tines National bank, has been un- iiounccd. Mrs t . H. Col?on nnd daughter Rcrnlee ml Mr and Mrs. Frank C.isi y left Fri day for their new home at J North Union tare, l Lurllngtun. SUsw" Frances K. Carter died Wednes day evening at the home of her sister, Mrs 13. Sears of I'anlon after a week's illness from pneumonia, nixed 51 years. Sh' Is survived by her faiher. Joseph S. Muo Harris of Rlaltn. California, and Miss Julia Cart r of ! crrisburgh, one nrotner, Wil liam H. Cnrtir of Ferrlsburgh, Miss Car ter has always lesi.'.cd in Monkton with the exception of the lust two ears which she lived with her sister, Mrs. Sears. For many jears she has been a consistent menilier nt ihu M thodlst Chinch of Sloi.ktoii. Miss Catter was an estimable lady and possessed of many amiable qualities and bel.ig possessed of some means she ins enabled to do many acts rif charity and .i.e. Is of kindness which will be long lememlMHil by vhoni the.- were bestowed. tliose upon I The funeral was held nt tho house Friday afternoon nt 1 o'cloik. George It. Thorn, a. former resilient of this city, now of Kansas City, Mo., is in town visiting fi lends, George . Morris and family left Mon day for their new homo in Atbol, Mass. Jtlshop A. C. A. Hall of liurlinglon ad ministered the rite of conliimatlon to a class of four at St. Paul's Church Sun day. MIDDI.EBURY The Vi.ltcd States geological survey have placed an Instrument in the river in lr the railroad bridge, for measuring fie depth of water In the liver. The record wld be male morning and night daily nuil a weekly record sent to Prof. H. K. Harrows at IJurllngtun, hydrographer for this division. A record ot tho character ii id duration ot storms will also bo Kept. 1' It. Bmtiham has charge of tho record life. the lieiuor commissioners met Monday n rning and voted to give K. W. Train, v ' hi hud applied tor u Utilise, one. Tho town now has three flr.-t class licenses. t a spec liil meeting of the village trus ti s held Saturday evening they appoint ed Pen liawker, S. II. Kendall and Noah !t if., II mo, i !fl iwillec'tncn. . J Hlackiner bad the misfortune to loe one of his big gray horses Saturday ught the horse has been sick for several lays with pneumonia. Mr. Blaekmer had just refused un offer of JiiOO for the pair. Monday, market day, eggs brought lo it nts and butter Dr. Fred II. Qulnlan, youngest son of tho Itev. J. V. Qulnlan, a former pastor of the Methodist Church hero died in Amsterdam, N. Y Monday after a years' Illness. sflisrou Mr. nnd Mrs. A. Ferguson have moved In to their house on North St., tecently pur chased of Mrs. L. (illicit. Mrs. Hdltli Mix of Burlington is making extensive repairs luiel improvements on her house op tho ceirner of North and Church streets. Mrs. Mix and daughter Mab-t will leturn hero i-eion and again make Hristol their home The Unptlat Church voted at a meeting i nursoay evening to extend a can to tuo li. v S P. Perry of Walllngford to be- me their ptstor. J. J. Dumas is In poor health from rheumatism. Philip Dvvyur 1 limed ohm hand recently with coal tar. Thei Young Woman's Missionary socii ty ed the Methodist Church, will meet with Miss Jcni-lo Smith Frtdniy afternoon, Apt II 10. The Rev. Mr. Goodall of ii.-s ;: Junction, preached In the liaptist Church S indny. The last few das hnvo been decidedly wintry and sugar makers, who have not gathered their buckets, are look lhg for another run of sap. George Miss Daisy Cushman has returned to Mlddlebury after a short visit with Mrs, Julia Kills Libanus Iyodge, F. cV A. M., conferred the M. M. degreo on ono can didate Monday evening. Refreshments of coffee, sandwiches and doughnuts were serveel at tho close Miss Jennie c.iovv, who has been stopping with her sister, Mrs. H. P Sherwln, tho past two months, has resumed houso keeping. Munslll Hose Co. will hold their regular monthly meet ing at their hall this evening. Tho hear ing on applications for licenses will be held In tho basement of Holley hall Tues- tlny afternoon, April It. W, K. Hanks made a business trip to Huntington Tues day. Dr. G. F. Kdmunds was in flurllngton Jvlondnv The Rev. and Mrs. W. A. Kin 7.lo hnvo gone to Ji!irro to tako up their work in their new Held of labor. Mis. A IS. Grow has gono to New Haven Mills to remain with her sister, Mrs. F. T. Nash, for a while Miss Maggie Tyler Is teaching the spring term of school in tlio "Little Notch." There Is more than tho usual amount of Improvements and ro palis on buildings here this Hprlng and painters and paper hangers arn kept busy. - Mrs. C. W. Dunshee of Prootor Is visit ing Mrs. N. M- Dunshc.-G. W. Small lias sold to C. J. Sopor a house and lot op Mountain strei t. G. II. lirooks has sold his plucn on Mountain nveiiue in Vehster Gove of Lincoln; consideration II 101. i. ADDISON. John Klmer has moved to the William Church farm In Cornwall, which ho re cently purchased. C. W, Parher Is able to bo out. P. C. Klincr has moved from New Haven River to Ids father's farm. J. M. Dike is moving to O. A. Smith's house. NEW HAVEN. W. V, Farr of tho "Free Press." was In town Saturday. Mrs. 13. II. Scpilrcs visited hui Kianddaughter, Mrs, Georgo Hprlgg of Yergcnnes lust week,- Mrs. 11 C Rosooo and Mrs, F. M. Partch wire In Jturllngton last week. Mrs. IS, W. Smith of Mleidlebury Is visiting hor daughter, Mrs. V, fi. Rrown, -Joslali (Tovvli- vlsiti 1 Ids daughter. Mrs, Hull In Forrlsluirgli last week -Mr nnd Mrs, V. M. Uene diet wero In llurllngton Monduy and jruJ-y 'his week Mrs H. II, Drill 11 ml son, Eric of Cambridge, Mess., nre the guests nf Mrs. Hull's mother, Mrs. Mary II. llnttum. Miss Kntc Cushman of Center Rutland, wan III town oor Sunday. 1. J. Everest and William 11. Hlmnaii visited In Addison last week. Mrsf. Edward Svvenor Is unite 111 with ,rheunintisni. Dr. n. S. WVstnn Mr, Klllin Klngslcy nnd Mis. .1. C. Wilder were In lluiilliglun, Tuesday. FERRISBURUH. Some of tho Rutland railroad ofllclals were here recently on n. tour of Inspection, and there nro rumors of a new depot .at this station. -Clnronco Uracil Is seriously ill nt tho home of his tinelo, W. R. Nichols, and is cared for by Georgo Soiulu. Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Dubuciuo have moved into the Kcyes tenement nnd commenced housekeeping. The commis sioner for the school at tlio Center has engaged us teacher, for the next term, Miss Mullen of Rutland -Mis. .ludd Wil-ll-ims nnd son Artluirnf Swnntonnro nther father's, 11. J. Cat pentci's. Rlohnrd Pres ton, who has hud a long illness is reported as gnlnlm,, but Ills sister MM Chester Hawkins Is not as well. Tin- Harriet Rail farm has recently b"on enl.1 to her threo daughters; consideration Si'..'. tt is re ported that YV. It. Nichols will carry on Hie farm of Miss V. II. Rogers the com ing year. Mrs. Tuggnrt of llrMnl, Is visiting her sister. Mrs. Cyrus Peers. Tho broken machinery has been repaired nnd well diilllng nt tlv creniii' ry resumed. Miss Corn Raid began teaching In district No. 1.". Monday. The sellout house at the Center is being roshinglo.l and other necessary repairs made. 'lliroiiKh the Indefatigable labors of ;Mir-. Wllllnm Rn'rd tho Congregational Church has been thoroughly renovated, provided Willi new cushions and carpets, the walls decor ated, and other needful things accom plished, and will he opened again for wor ship next Sunday when services will ho help appropriate to Easter. STARKSB0R0. Miss Mnilge Lniluo has been spending seviral dii.vs in Lincoln, vl-dling friends. --Mrs. F. F. Hill and daughter were in Hrislol last k. Mrs. Charles Dockey - Purlington spent Satuiday ,andSu,ulay in town, visiting re latives. Mr. and -Mrs. I'lavton Derby of llinesburgh were tlio guests of Mr. nnd Mis. olln Ferguson re. leutly. The Christian Culture, rlnb will I meet this week rmirsiiny anernoon wun Mis. (!. W. Hussell F. C. Ladil was hi I Hntol on Ivislr.es.i of the Vice liaptlst April 1. The pastor Church will take for his subject next Sunday Shut." Tho Doot s CORNWALL Janv'S Y.inclette, a much respected citl- zen dint very siiurieniy en neari laiiuro at his liome in West Cornwall on Thurs day morning. Mr alien tte hail Ueen in poor health for several years, but was able to go about, and a few weeks slnco moved from his old home In the east part of the town to the place formerly known as th- William DeLoug farm, recently purchased by him. lie leaves n widow, one brother, Henry Vanclette, a sister Mrs. Peter HNsoit, both of Ibis town. His ace was (Vi years. C. U. Witherell and son Slowell have returned from their Western trip. Gilbert Umc of Washing ton and daughter Llbble, are In town. Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Samp-on have re turned after a three weeks' absence visit ing their sou In Hartford. Conn. Mrs. M. A. Moody, mother of II. A. Moody of West Cornwall and with whom she resides, who has beep in feeble health for some time, Is very low and it Is thought that sho can live hut a short time. At n regular meeting of the Grange held on Thursday, eleven candidates were Initiated, making a membciship of about !C ADDISON, i c W. Head is quite ill, threatened with' a fever. Dr. Wllilard attends her.-1 Men ..n.i mnnv from this tnwii attend- .a e,Mwr,.i ,.r' iis l.v.mUle c.irter iii ' Panlon on Friday last. M.ss Carter was a daughter ot Joseph Carter of Ferris- burgh and a sister of .M.s. I-ml Seals. with whom she had icsidtd for several; . years. Her luneial was held from tliej Silas Hoyt and son Mott of Cornwall iioim of Mrs. Seats and the Interment veie in town on Thursday. Mattlr and was in Ycrgcniies. Her age was about ul en lirydla, students at the Johnson yeais. 'I'heie was a pleasant dance held 1 noi mnl. ate spending the Faster vaca nt the hall on the evening of February I!, tion with their parents. Orin Talman has which was attended by about .ia couples. ! moved to Mrs. George Sprague's house. The auction at M. K IlanUs's was will attended. Hattle McLean is to tench tho Townlliie school.-Mis. Helen Smith has returned to her home alter a several weeks' visit with friends in llridport. Mis. Cat Item Sherblno has lately been called to liiandon on the account of the se rious Illness of her In othe r, Grant Allen has left the Gregory farm and gone to Panton. Shirley Spaulding bus returned lo town for his summer vacation from the P.altimoie Denial College. Allan Pierce son-in-law of David Miller Is to carry on tin' Gregory farm the i inning eur. Ills father and mother of ergennes nre to reside with them. Dr. Willnrd has taken one of I lie Tucker boys lei the hospital In lliirlington for treatment of his knee that was injiued last winter. Ira Harbor has coninn need his summer duties on the road. Mr. and Mrs. Van Akin of Pur llngion were in town Mmday. Miss Ethel Warner Is at home nft'r spending the winter In Prnc tor with her sl.-ter. She has as her guest Miss Mabel Piper of Washington. ICthel Sherblno Is at home after spending seveinl weeks with her sister In Panton. Mrs, A. K. Gregory is at James Lacey's. MONKTON. The subject of Mr. Harris's discussion next Sunday morning will be "Seme Faster Meditations." Those who have plants or flowers are Invited to help ir rango them In the church Saturday after noon It Is expected that the singing will be appropriate for Haster. bridport. Horace Payne Is carrying the morning mail to Mleidlebury Laelock Spaulding bus been unite III with the grip. Lena Austin of .Shoreham has enteied the em ploy of Mrs. R. L. Hi nienvvay. Mr. and Mrs Poii'eroy Allen ot crown point re cently visited nt W D. Spaulding's. rown Point rues- John Wright wns in Crow dav 'I'he funeral of Hiram llartnn wa held nt the house Thursday at 11 a. in., tho Rev, W. A. Slocuni ollleliitlng, SOUTH STARKSB0R0. Mis. David Lnfayctto is added to the siek lbt this week. Frank Lavnrn of Hitstol Is repairing the house of tho late Lmeline chandler's estate, purchased and owned by Mr. Tart. George Jacobs fam ily will move Into It next week as he Is to run the creamery this season .Miss ICdltli Hiirlburt is working for Mrs. Alice Fol lanHlai. Hesslo lllrdsall hns returned to lliu lliiFlon, where sho Is attending' s hool. - The liiinllies of Crnmptou and Frank have moved Into and are repairing iheir house and barn recently purchased of Lucy O'llryan Just over the Lincoln line. SHOREHAM. Mr. and Mrs John Jones have a daugh ter born April 1, Mrs. S. G. Moore and Marjorhi havo returned to Westlleld, Mass. There is a case nf scarlet fever at W. G. Larrabee's. Mrs, T. H, Monro spent several days In Glens Falls last week. Tlio thank offering of the W. II. M. l. will he ohserved by the local so- Piety on Good Friday at Mrs, C N. North's. Mrs. Prosper Hold nut died Friday night. She leaves a husband and four children to mourn her lc."s. T Infant daughter of Mr, and Mrs, John Jones died Saturday morning. ORWELL. 13 1! Tcachniit returned York Wednesday last R, F. D, Grl-wnld, R, D. Hall and from Ni w White, 13. 17, Ii. CUa. ipiette have all been confined to the house for some days; they are a little better at this time. Thank offering service will bo held on Onoil Friday at the parson age nt p. 111. Ten will be served, The Rev. I!. T. Hack of Portland, Me., was here to see his father, C. H. Hack last week The schools hi town commenc ed Monday, April it, with about the same teachers ns last year. Tho butter at the Orwell creamery Is all made Into prints nnd they are not able, to supply one-half their orders. George Flue has moved back from Salisbury to work for 1.. W. Cutis. The miction nt the l.lllle place last week was largely attended. Tho farm was sold to the Phillips brothers nf tlildport tor 7.5'l. Joseph Fortler has moved to the Kanford farm; William l.anne to P. S. Phelps's farm; Eugene Fowler to Jay liranehe's; CIIITord Cunitu to E. 11. (Iriswold's; Edward Hogers to It. C. Young's. Dr. S. Murry nnd wife nre boarding at William Dewott's. George Cliafpiette is home, called by tlio Illness of his father. LINCOLN I.eroy ;no of Newell, Iowa, visited nt A. T. iind V. W. Morgaa's Tuesday Mr. Kno has .lust returned from neatly n year spent in Europe ami enmo this way to visit the early home of bis father. A. W. Kilo and lelatlves. He left for his home In Iowa Wednesday. His cousin. Pert Kno of the F. V. M.. accompanied him to this place, returning tei Rtirllngton, Wednesday. Mrs. Kato Murphy, who has spent the winter in Rrlstoi, is In town. Mrs. Ilodljah Itncnln was taken to Wu terbiiry asylum Saturday by Deputy Sherilf E. II. Palmer. The ease is a pe culiarly sad one. Mr. Lincoln, now 73 and his wife upwards of flu. u childless couple possessing a good property, havo lived at West Lincoln for nearly 3n years, lioth are highly respected nnd generous supporters of nil work for tho good of the town. About eight years ago Mrs. Lin coln's mind begnn to bo affected and la ter that of her husband, who has gradu ally grown feeble both In body and mind. Mrs. Lincoln's Insanity is nt mnie active form and it was thought best to remove her to the asylum. The separation from her husbauel was very touching, and their condition deeply felt by the whole town. Miss Jennie Morgan gave a tea party to ten young ladles Tuesday afternoon In honor of Miss Emma lirnnd. who leaves town next week. Verne .lames pnoin- praphed the group. Allen Horroughs of TVrrisburgli. visiteii nt William Lee's Tuesday. Walter Morgan returned from I the Albany Uusiness College Wednesday. Mrs. Urnnd went to Malono Saturday, and Miss Kmma and Lewis will go Wed nesday, remaining till Mord.'.y. vl"-n thev will loin Mr. Brand at Shelby. N. Y.. their new tiled nf labor. The family have made many friends In the two years they I were here -M A. Hainer nt Stanfordvllle Christian lilbllca! Institute, lias accepted a call to the pastorate of the Christian Church here, beginning his labors May '7. Mr. Haluer Is ot a lino of able preachers. , bis crandfatber. father and four ot his ' father's In others being preachers. He t omes highly recommended. Tho youngest child nf Mr. and Mrs. F.klen Atkins died F-iturday morning, aged :i months. The funeral was held at the house Monday af ternoon, the Hev. H. L. KUton ollicint ing. Mrs. Irt WakelleM of West Lincoln, who hid a shock recently is growing weaker. Haney Farr was called to Wey brldge Friday, by the Illness ot his father. Jarvis Farr. Nathan Yariley is suffer ing from 'mother severe attack of rheu matism. Sugar is being made, slowly and much more will be made than was anticipated two weeks ago. The creemery started Monday, April r,, -wit 1 Home Hewitt again In charge, this being ills third season. There will be a fniewcll visit for the Rev. H. L. Kelion Thurs day afternoon and "veiling. Aplil 0. to which all interested are invited. Refresh ments are to be served. The W. C. T. V. will meet Wednisday, April s. at the uml hour and plaee.-Tbe Aid will meet April 15 in their room.- society Ashley Farr was out Friday, the tlrst time I nee his iniury the sixth of January, lie has to go by the aid of crutches. Pi NT ON Walter Hanehett has lnovvd lo tho John Newton farm In West Ferrlshurgh. wh'eh he will work the coming year. Miss Anna Grand.v began her school in Wnltham April il. Miss Harriett Norton went on Saturday to Fast Mlddlebury, where she ims a position as tuo her In a graded school. Miss Mary Vnrney ha gone lo llarre to attend school. Wesley Hatih 1 at home for a few days as he is coffering with an .lbpie-jt on his neck. Tin ladies of the Methodist Church have ortanited a society to bo known as the Ladles' Home Circle. The following of er. rs l ave boon elected: Executive com mittee, Mrs.' William recu, Mrs. Ida St,v-,g, Mrs. H. F. Parto, Mrs. H. F. Gain. . Mrs. J. T. Hill; president. Mis. Charles Toirey; 1st vice-president, Mrs. clan Rogers; 2nd vice-president, Mrs. Fred Grnndy; secretary. Miss Mary Adams; assistant secretary, Miss Anna l Grandy: treasurer. Miss Clara Gaines; committee to prepaie constitution, Mrs. Ward Spaulding. Mrs. Walter White, Miss Wcaltha Rarto. WEYBRIDGE- Clyde Fiske nnd Miss Mabel Ryder were married at the home of Mr. and Mrs. 11. L. Thompson by the Rev. R, W. Thompson on Thursday evening of last week. Mr. and Mrs. M. N. linker have returned from a two weeks' visit In St. Allans Mrs. Kmma Harrington Is at her home again after an absence nf several months. Miss Grace and licrnlce Twitch HI nre home fropi Mlddlelmrj High school sick with the measles, WHITING. Miss Ella Ketchum Is visiting In Lynn, Mass. this week. Tho Rev. G. M. Jones spi nt this week in Roston. Tho Rev. Mr. Elliott of tho State Congregational Rude .society, preached In the Congregational Church last Sunday. A collection was taken and $10 wns raised. A box sociable will be held in town hall on Wednesday evening, April 1.1. under the auspices of the Ladles' Aid of thu Congregational society. SALISBURY, William Denning of llurlington Is at .1. N. Arlal's. Frank Sampson of Whit ing, has moved In to one ot Klngsley's tenement houses. William Arlal has hired out for the season to Harvey Martin William Sampson has tnken the Kato Shay's farm for tlio coining year. Leon ard llolcoinb, who has been In North field, Mass,, through the winter, returned homo Saturday. Miss Edna Ranslow, who has beep attending school In Rutland, Is at home for a vacation. CALEDONIA COUNTY HARDWICK. G, T. Howard Is to build an neldllloii to his hotel here. The addition will li threo sioi les hlrh. iDiitnlu twenty guest eliamb ers, toilet looms and rooms for the ser vants. I3dwnrd Mack bus completed his engagement with tho Woodbury Granite Co,, and intends lo go to Philadelphia alter having a v.icnilon of a few weeks, Mri. L. H Pi ndleton and Infant son aro unite ill - Mrs, Curl Cobb Is suffering from an uttack of the grip, Tim "All Fool's' parly nt the Congtegatlonal Church AVod r d ly evening vvr a nun 's and thor cut' lily ( ojoyed bv all pre nt The Novol tv ijuartetto gnvo some line selections. G. 11. Wallaca ks la in-'bt tho house on Wolcott street, belonging to If. C. Svvcrd leger. Mr. Sword feger expects to mako his Inturn home In Florida, where he has n large orango grove. Mrs. George Rick ford is visiting friends In Now York cits'. Owen Atkins and wlfo havo gone to housekeeping In the J. J. Campbell hniiso on Highland avenue. A, 11. Thomas and wife of Hostnii, are coming back to Hnrd wlck to live and expect to be hero In about u month. A. S. Atkins has moved Into the hntiso on cherry street he recently purchased of G. C. Trow. HARDWICK, The cnt'erln,lnmont at tho Methodist Chinch Friday evening, given by Lin coln Kirk, tho Impersonator, was fairly intended. A piano duett wns rendered by Florence Kibble and Hlslo Pago nnd vocal solos were given by Harry Clement nnd Kdvvnrd Foster, accompanied by Mls Fish. The entertainment was given for the benefit nf the academy laboratory. Hpeelnl imilc wns rendered at the Con gregational Church last Sunday morning. A i;uartette composed of Ge-orge Hoyt, lOdwai'd Foster, Mrs. W. S. .ludd and Mis. Minnie Drown, assisted by C. L. Dunn, eornotist, and Mis. (J. J. Poipiette, organ ist, rendered sumo lino music. A very beautiful solo was sung by Georgo Hoyt ns offertory, Mrs. W. K. I awsen was taken 111 very rnddenly a few days ago. but nt last rerorts say sho Is Imptovlng. A. VS. Fort has moved his family from Herseyvllle to the houso belonging to Alvali Tltehout. Thursday and Friday of this week oe--nrs the play, "The Stolen Will," at tin npcla house. This Is a comedy drama In three acts, the leading characters be ing .1. V. Dutton, James Clnik. G. It. Hot, C. P. Sawyer. Miss Gertrude Law son. Mis. i:. H. Dutton. Mrs. C. A. Stan ford and Mrs. W. K Lawson. This play l for tho benellt of the Masons. The Fortnightly Culture club met with Mis. Foster Kinney Saturday afternoon nt which time the following programme was given: Itoll call, answered by "Whimsical Ways of Plrds;" paper, "Th" Flora of Hardwick." Miss Hancock: paper. "Reminiscences if Audubon," Mrs. Ktwycr: paper, "A lilt of Hird Life," Mrs. Iloltou; rending. east hardwick. The Rev. A. P. Drown of Maekville has purchased the George Lamaureaiix house occupied by W. W. Tnlbert and will take possession soon. J. D. Goodrich was in St Jolmsbury last T, uesday. -r- rank (love, who has been visiting at L. W. Warners, has gone to St. Johnsbiiry. Mrs. Gove and son will remain here for some time. Lyman Allen is moving from this place to his farm and his son-in-law. George Wilson, will occupy the house v.-iatnd by Mr. Allen. Mrs. Chaffee, who l.a-. been caring for Mrs. Hurton Svvett. v s taken 111 this week nnd obliged to T'i'ini to her home at Hardwick. Austin L. ird of Wnlden has purchased the Pul sion House and will take possession in a f w weeks. Harry Waterman is visiting at Ills home here. Mrs. W. D. Mann has been seriously ill but at this writing is better. Miss Mary llnvey has returned to her school in Hiirllngton. CHITTENDEN COUNTY WIN00SKI. A shocking accident happened to Miss Margaret O'D.umell the pretty 1 v r old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Janus O Donncll of West Allen street, In the weaving department of the woolen nulls about 10 o'clock Thursday morning. Miss O'Dnnncll vvas at work on her loom and stooped to look under a part of the ma- iilne, when her h ilr, wbi li was well do.vn on the loiihead. caught in tin Keating on the upper pait and drew hit into the imu him, the hair winding around the ear. Her cries were soon ansv.erid by fellow employes, who released per by cutting the hair. Dr. J W. Slu'Can was called and dressed the Injurhs. The ,alp was badly torn ami lacerated from the forehead to the crown of the bend and the hair pulled out In large patches, nut It is believi.l that the wounds will heal permanent!. Miss (.i'DoiiikII was resting as eomiortnhly as possible last evening, although suffering much pain. A second accident happened in the same roeni and mill In less than an hour after Miss O'Donnell was hurt. George Rkh- irds, a young weaver. In some unacioutit- able manner caueh; his left hand in his loom and had one tln,;er badly bruised, besides lacerating the palm and bark of the hand. Dr. Slieehan diessed the in juries. Willie the excitement following the accidents at lv woolen mill were at their height Thursday morning Hie lire ilirm sounded. The occasion for the alarm ivas the burning out of a chlininey at the house of James O'Donnell of West Allen street. I he department responded promptly and the the was extinguished without loss. Mrs. John Freiuaii died at her home on West street early Saturday morning of a complication of diseases after nu ill ness of six weeks, dining which tlnio sho wns a patient siiuerer. Mrs. i reniau was "n years of age and is survived by a bus- bond and two small children, besides seven sisters who are Mrs. Joseph A hair. Jr., Mis. Arthur Desaiite:-, Mis. Octave Hudiey, Mrs. Fred Levee, Mrs. Levi Ilushey, Misses Iteheeia and Rose Dash nan. the latter being seriously III at tho home of her mother, and one luother, William Dashnau. Mrs. Freman vvas for merly Miss Esther Dashnau and was very popular, having n host of friends who mourn her loss. Tills is the second death in the family in a period of live mouths, they having burled a four-year-old son last December. The funeral was held from St. Frances Xavler Church at S o'clock Tuesday moinlng. Following are t few extracts fiom the twelfth annual reports of the trustees an 1 other ollleers of the Wlnooski Hinge, which were recently Issued to the voters: The sum of D.Hl.O') was distributed as fol lows: Fire department, S'lliUi; police, J. 1. CfM.fi'); electric lights JI.WV.M: water, iivdrants nnd hose houses, $1,513.2.'.; street deptrtment. Sl.lVi.i; sewers, Jl.U. .!.'.; Inter est, J 123 12: miscellaneous, JJI'.i.in. The Increase In the amount of orders drawn this year over Inst Is Ji.lfttM, and wns ex pended for police, water tax. ,VH fiet of hose purchased the year previous but not paid for. and tlu sum of jrc tor new con crete sidewalks, curbing and guttering. A tax of sn cents on a dollar wan recom Piepded. The outstanding orders amount to JW.iM.lS. The village debt Is H".SM."I. Tlio amount of sewer bonds in Winooski Pavings bank Is J2'Oeo. F. L. Llusenmeir, chief of the (ire depiitment, In Ills icport makes some Important and valuable icc ommendatlops. chief among them being one for the addition of a hook and lailltr truck, and about l.flOl leet of good hose. Resides, recommending the Installation of an electrical alarm system consisting of an alarm hell ami 1J bnxi s distributed in the different wards and an indicator In each station. The Inst regular meeting or thn board of vllhge trustees vvas held Monday even ing, Superintendent F. L. Pine of tlio postolllco appeared before tho hoard to call attention to the need of a system nf renumbering residences within the limits nf the mall delivery, to faillltato tho delivery of mall liy carriers. It was voted to instruct the police to close nil fruit stems from 12 o'clock mid-night Sat urday to 12 o'clock niid-nhtht Sunday. The following bills were ordered paid! E. ,1. Campbell W: J C Flint, Tobey A CuMIn Ji-' 13 r lliuham $1 SO A Graves, $e'71 John Eastwood, 13, S, Adslt, J'S Consolidated Electric Co., $131, '.M, Frank Rergerou, $r.. 12 , llurllngton Pr'ntlrg nnd Hook llliiillng Co., M C II KMpmnn, $1 Arthur Desautcls '! F Peneroii CJ Jo" H lle lt $f'2 Tlio retiring trustees arc Ira Mho r i-l w ir I Siclnev St v 1 t 1 1 v m Blnls ,wcat ward. Tlio other members of tho board aro S. Rlgwood, J. F. Sullivan and Lewis Alapaw. The engagement of Miss. Artliemlse Gnduo to Frederick Blondln, both of tills village, Is announced. Tho marriages will take placo April 14. The annual meotlng of tho legal voters of tho village of Wlnooski was held in Concert hall last evening nnd was largely attended, nearly 300 being present. Mod erator S. Rlgwood callod the gathering to order nt 7:30 o'clock and Clerk Henry Conlln rend tho warning. H wns voted to accept the reports or tho village! of lleers except tho recommendation ot the chief engineer of tho tiro department, and the recommendation of tho trustees In the matter of the tax to bo raised, Tho tl re men were voted exempt from paying poll tax. Tho village taxes assessed upon Its grand list for 1003 were voted lo bo paid directly to tho vlllago treasurer. It was voted to Instruct tho trustees to make a contract for ono year for tho lighting of the village streets. In the article ask ing for additional lights to bo located nt the following points: Corner of West and Elm streets, corner of River and West streets, nnd one. at the corner ot East Center and Pearcl streets, a motion was made and carried that the urtlcln as rend be adopted. In the seventh article It was voted to empower thn trustees to make a contract for water for ono year. The next matter to come up was to see if the village would vote to maintain a regular police force, tlx tlio number and make provision for paying them. Mr, Wolcott moved that the village maintain n reg ular police force to consist of llio same number as nt present nnd the pay not to exceed $2 per day. .1. F. Sullivan thought two policemen would be liiiieleipiate, es pecially on Sunday nnd was In faynr of a larger force. F. L. Graves seconded Mr. Woleotl's motion, which wns carried, .losiah Dupaw moved that an additional tnx nf In cents on the dollar be veiled to defray the expenses of maintaining the police force. An amendment was offered by Louis Mongeou to make, the extra nssessnient 10 cents Instead. This was car ried. Mr. Wolcott moved to raise lift cents on the dollar In addition to the 10 per cent already voted to pay the village debts and current expenses. Mr. Dupaw thought tills too little unci moved to make it 7". Tho matter was finally compromised by voting I" rents In addition to tho police nssessment of in cents, making a tax of .Vi cents on the dollar. The election of vlllase officers v as next and rciilted as follows: Modeinlor. Sviinncl Rlgwood: clerk, Henry Cnnliu, both re-elected unanimously. For piesidept. F. Edward Allard was nominated for re-election, and the name of David Laiirin was presented. A ballot vvas m i rss.ir.v. which resulted as follows. Total number of votes cast !'!, of which Mr. Allnril tci.lved 101 and was declared elected. The otper ollleers elect ed were: Treasurer, A. A. Graves: col lector of taxes. Frank Rergerou; auditors. Louis Mongeon, Arthur Desantels and C. II. Sblpman: trustee In the east ward, Joepb Hlnndln, unanimously elected to succeed Ira Allen; south ward, Sidney Snyder, unanimously elected to succeed himself: west ward. George II. Couehon ri i eived votes and David Laurln 1, and Mr Couehon was declared elected to suc ceed Mr. Rials. All three trustees were elected for a term of two years ami will assume the duties of their new oltlces nt the next regular meeting, tho first Mon day in May. RICHMOND. The village trustees are doing good ork in repairing the roads, which aro very bad In some localities. Several teams are diawlig gravel from Mr. Seiulies's farm on the river to the Hunt ington mad. Considerable grading ins been done between the It, 1 lows ho'i-o and llenlevs market. Tie Rev. M. Holmes returned n-t wei k. His wile Had an at tack of the grip and although much bet ter Is not expect, d home until the last ot this wc k. P.. E. Huzzcl! has leaped a portion of the rooms on Railroad avenue in Masonic block and will have his ton sorial rooms In the western part. Ills lease which Is for live years covers the entire part now occupied by S. Green, but the middle room is sublet to Mr. Green lor a term of live yea is. A. C. Per ry has moved Into his house recently purchased of Mrs. J. W. Hilton on Pridge str. ot. Miss Grace Pessett, who lias been confined to the house so long with rheu matism. Is able to ride out. Lyman Green has engaged with a parly In Wat orhui'!, the coming season as a painter. Mrs. Mary Fra.er and child of Montpeller are the guests nf her parents. Mr. and Mrs. William Green. Alonr.n Chase has moved his oiflce into tho band room In Norton block. Mr, Sipiires's family spent the vacation of the Purllngtoii high school at home. Henley's meat market Is being changed and repaired. Mrs. C. E. Ili.-sette Is in Hiirllngton visiting her mother, Mrs. Guy Chambers. Freeman Fay of Montpeher was lu town visiting friends recently. Ge nrge Lucia is putting a cellar under the ell part of his house rceently pun based by him on Railroad avenue. Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Nl' hols vis ited Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Green In Essex one day last week. Mr. Demerltt and family have moved from the George Fay farm In Jonesv Ille to rooms engaged of Mrs. W. D. Hall. tSSDC JUNCTION Adelbeit 1 Whitcomb, civil engineer of the Gnat Northern Railroad company, wl'.n has had Ills hcaibpiarters at St. Paul called upon Ins motlnr, Mrs. P. A. Whit comb, Thursday evening. To-day lie sails from New Voikon one of the Cuunril lliie boats for Ilatoum on the lilaclj sea, Tur kish empire, lo make estimate for tile building of a railroad fiom that place to a large copper mine In the Caucasus mountains, lie will be gone at least three months and possibly longer. 1 he license commissioners have received an application from George R. Willey for a second class license. Following Is the honor roll nf the high school for the winter term, The pupils named liave averaged above W per rent, lu their dully recitations. They are: Kate Storv, Claire Reynolds. rjeoiKn Whealley, Ruth Rarton, Frank lngersoll, Repa Tut tie, Lester Rrownell. Robert Row man, Rena Paker and Mary Parker. Miss Alice Derby, who tenches In llarre. Is spending the Easter vacation with her "Ist. r, Mrs. Evan Thomas. Mrs. .1. S. Goodall has bought n bulld linr lot ot" Dr. D. W. Sinead Just east of Ms house, and will probably build a house there. HINESBURGH. David Eraser reports that during thn year ending April 1 he has killed and marketed In Hnrllngton 2J."i veal, 11 small c lives, .11: hngi, ."J cattle. iV)S lambs, l"1! muttons, ,".?.c7 chickens 2,".il fowls, S7ti turkeys nnd i ducks. I'he whole amount paid for veals. $'.i.l; for small calves. MO.SV for -nttle. J127IV1I: for hogs. MMb.'i. ; for lambs, K..W). 11: for mutton. Mr. 17; for chickens. $1,344 74. for fowls. SM't.r.l; for turkeys, jiiiun, and for ducks, SH.C1. He also paid lor V.'l calf skins, "1.T7.S0, for 117 cow hlden $HS,17 and for 17 horse hides 5.',;.r,i. There vvas nlso some wool bought of which no account wns kept. Aside from the wool, ho has paid the farmers JlSCiSS. Ths Rev. C. C Adams spent tlm past week with his family in Franklin. There will be a union set vice nt the CougroiMitlon.il vestry on Frldnv evening of this week, at 7:i o clock, in ohservupoc of Gjiod Friday. Mrs. Iralne Castle Is sick at tho home of her daughter. Mrs T. J. Harris. Mrs. Clayton Lucia, vdio has beer lu Water bury for several wcks. Is very sick and her tvi .iv. ry Is eopsldt red doubtful Mr late la has been with his wile the past two weeks -Tho High school has opened fot tin spring trim Prof L. E Daniels ha lelurned from Morrlsvllle, whf rc he spi lit his vi ti l It n c G ink Pi Riv Mr ri i . 7 I a i o till (t oniiiioeil on Until ii.iuq M AT S Young Ministers Taking Tests of Their Yearly Studies in Methodism. EVANGELISTIC SERVICES The First Public Mooting- of the Ver mont Mothodlsl Conferonco Held Last Kvenlnsr-Rsv. E. S. Dun. ham, D. D., of Ohio In Charge List of Candidateo, Northflcld, April S. Tito work of the Vermont Methodist conference began In earnest this afternoon with tho annual examination of the classes. The discip linary subjects for examination were as follows: English branches, largir cate chism, doctrinal aspects ot Christian ex perience, plain account of Christian per fection, life of John Wesley, smaller scrip ture history, students' American history, English and American literature, history of the Methodist Episcopal Church, ser mon and essay, nnd books to ho read. G. W. Hunt of Enosburgh Falls Is ihalrtnan and (.'harks F. Partridge of Woodstock, registrar of the conference board ot examination, Tho other num bers aie: W. S. Smitlicrs, R. II. Raker, W. C. .Johnson. S. 11. Smith, F. W. l-wls. M. S. Keldy, W. C. Newell, J. A. Dixon, F. T. Clark, L. N. Moody. P. A. Smith, R. F. Lowe. F. E. Currier, R. C. T. Mc Kenzle and E. L. M. Harms. The complete list ot young men taking the examinations this year Is as follows: In studies o.' the tirst ear, Clan nee D. Cierce r ilighgale, W. E. Newton of Holland. 1. li. lllodgett ot liloomlield, F. A. Wondworlh of W, stun and C. W. Kcl ley of Canaan. In addition to these VS. VS. Wells of Wilmington, Gcoige A. Stoll ot Thetfoid Center, F. L. Mctcalf, A. M. Walker nnd F. M. Raker of Wesle.Vdti Ciiiv erslt.v , Mlildleiown, Conn., applied for admission on trial. In studies of Hi,, second year: Fred Daniels of I lariland, C. D. Lame nf Shcllield, I'. M. Raines ot Isle La Motto, i'. W. Kelley of Canaan, W. F. Hill of Jiondsvllle. In studies nf the third year: William Shaw of Georgia, Georgo E. Deuel ot Montgomery. O. P. Wells of Moretovvn, C. C. McDougall ot St. .Tohnsbiirv Center. L K. Wlllman of Montpeller. Ill studies of tho fourth year: L. K. Wlllman of Montpeller, (.. G. Gnrso ot West Rurke, I. S. Verks of Rochester, W. S Dunn of Athens, i;. w Manning of Marshlleltl. The examinations were ligid and thor ough and occupied 1 1 1-- entire afternoon. All examinations coveted whole hooks except ill a few cn-'es where two years had hem occupied In the same book. The working wns on a scale of i) and a grade of Ti on each ot the subjects is deemed a ratisfactnry examination ns required by the discipline, If in compaiiicd by a w rit ten statement that the book" of the entire four veals' emits,, pres. rp, d p-r local pr.-a. i-.i-is liny. I n ear. fully read. The result of ih'-se . samoial Ions will be made known Inter lu the week. A large number of tn preachers pot engaged In the examinations with their wives visited this afteiT.oon the scene (.f tin wieck Inst Friday morning a. id wnlelied for hours the work of lifting the ponderous locomotive and Its tender from the mud Wilde they were embedded. The lirst public service was held in the Methodist Church at 7:.i" this evening. It was conducted by the Rev. E. S. Dunham, D. D.. of Del ivvare, Ohio, and was of an evangelistic nature. The c bonis choir led bv F. W Dutton added no little to tin interest of Hie .."caslon, and ill,' work of this choir promises to be a pleasing fi autre of the afternoon and evening ex ercises throughout the week. The Rev. Joseph Hamilton of Danvlllo presided at the opuilng si rvice this even ing. The attendance was not large owing to the rainy weather. The services open ed Willi singing Hymn 7."f. Prayer was offered by the Rev. W. S. Smitln r.s of St. Albans, the anthem ".Praise Ve tlio Fa ther" was sung by the . hor. The Rev. Dr. E. S. Dunham, the- speak er of the evening, read a part of the si e ond chapter of Acts and Hymn "1 was read by the Rev. A. II. Webb of Hrad ford. Dr. Dunham Is lo take an Import ant part In the proceedings of the week ns he is on the programme for an evan gelist service every nfflernonii at 1 o'clock. Ills theme to-night was "God's Hlesslng ami Its Results" and his text I trom Genesis 1L'. "I will bless thee and thou shall be a blessing." lie said in opening God yearns anxious ly to spiritually bless mankind, lu fact doei all he can to thrust Ids blessing into their hearts i .insistently with their moral welfare. Naturally men do not so regnrd it when tin y think nt him It is as a hard master, haul to please, r. quiring too much and reluetnn'ly imparting his blessing. He Is anxious to bless us because he loves us, not bemuse we are lovable but because he is love. The speaker then dwelt at some length op the deeds to please Coil's love and of the natural Instinct of man for God's blessing. He closed by saying health, honor, wealth and all that human ity prizes are but temporary and fleeting. Ills Joy Is the Joy that abhWh God's blessing is the only thing that will ac complish what the world most needs. MnrnI and mental rultitre alone cannot do It. Heloved this Is your calling. For this God organized theso churches. Fall In this and there is no atonement for such a greviniis failure. Rlsliop Warren has arrived and will have charge of the tlrst business session ot the confeience to-morrow morning. Ho will adir.liilatcr the sacrament at 11 o'clock service. WASHINGTON COUNTY COURT Cnno against Dow far Inrumnco btlll on TiUl. Montpjeller. April , The rnso of the I'nlon Mutual Fire. Insurance Co. s. J. A. Dow Is still on In county court. The evidence for tlio defense is not yet closed but It Is believed to bo nenrly so. Mrs, Dow, mother of the defendant, vvas on the stand nearly all ot the forenoon and this iilternoon the defnndnnt was under examination. State's Attorney D, S. Co mint of 1! rail ford nnd tho Janitor of the Orange county court house testified for the plaiiitilt this afternoon by agteemeiit tn avoid the necessity of their remaining lu Montpeller. Tho case of Kate Mobus vs. the town of Wnltslield was to-day entered settled and discontinued. Tho terms of settle liieiit an- that tho defendant pay the plaintiff J.i-j and each sld pay Its own costs. The caso presented peculiar clr iiinistauccs which niado It necessary to take it to tho supiemo court to decide the law The plaintiff's husband was thrown to thn bottom of a ravine by the breaking oi ii liibb'c over whli h he wns passing In a team, The ptalutltt wns Injured lu at tempting to rcei'iiu him from the ravine. The cusc whli Ii will he tried next is Si .to vs Charles t ushmniC the e hargo being lar.iny from tin person This Is hi o inlled highway robbery en ic. in jiie lire, NEWS OF VERMONT More Important Events Groupsd fot Free Press Reailtrs To Begin Work On Brattleboro'a Hospital Soon. Work will bo begun tho coming seasejt en tho hospital to bo built ill Rrnttlobort from thu funds of tho Thompson estab , which yields the town an annual liiconvi of about $27,000 to be used for charit able purposes. The hospital will be a modern institution in every way and will i cost ubout W.uQO. The Mllldlng on the liall properly on Sputh Canal street, known as the Hemlocks, will be closed at an early date. Tho district nurses, who are paid from the Thompson fund, 'have had thelt headquarters several months at the Hemlocks and have cared for certain cases in tho Improvised hospital there. AN AGED Sl'GAR 1'ARTV. T. M. Gallagher of Hardwick took a party of Siting hoys to his sugar bush Monday. There was II. O. Stone, aged SI years; o. 11. Hall, ageil-75; Seth Mm sted, aged 77 years, and H. F. Taylor, aged 7L' years. Mr. Gallagher hired a handsome turnout and' took the boys up In style. They had a grai'id time. ESSEN CGFNTV COL'RT. County coiitt convened at Guildhall Ttnsilay, March .'il. The Hon. James jj. Tyler Is the presiding Judge. Of the i: eases on the Jury list, two were settled, Including the case of Norton vs. fi. T. Ry. Co., six were disposed of by continuance, or otherwise, and four marked for trial. The docket was then called, disclosing the settlement of S cases. Including the case of Farr vs. M. c. Ry, Co., and the not pressing of two State cases. A splendid portrait ot the late Hon. George N. Dab now adorns, the court nonse, presented I by Col. Porter II. Dale. Hefore court fin ally adjourns action will bu taken by the bar, including the pre.-entatlnu of p solu tions and other exercises, and of these pro. e. dings the Hirald will give ns full ! report ns possible. i WEDDING IN PENNINGTON. The marriage n( Miss Georgian,! Lord to John Henry ''iishman of North llen ulngiou took place, at her home, Irviug-toii-on-thC'-Hudson. Saturday afternoon in Hie presence ..f a large party of relatives and l'rlei.d.s. The groom is connected with one if i he oldest and most respo, t-..l families of Vermont, being a great-grandson of the late Governor llllnnd Hall, v. bo vvas also a member ot Congress and historian of the State. The bride vvas at tend, ri by MUs Caroline dishmnn of North liiunlngton, a sister of thu groom. ' the best man being W. C. 11. Cushman, 1 a brother. Tile display of wedding gifts was large and elaborate. A reception from 1 until ii ii. m. followed the ceremony. Among the guests were Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Hennctt of this village, he as ex ecutive clerk representing Gov. MeCul logh; Henry I). Hall and Mr. and Mn. Henry T. Cushman. Atter a short wed ding trip Mr. and Mrs. Cushman will reside in New Yorlc, where he repio sents the 11. T. Cushman Manufactur ing company of this town. A WATEIUH.'RY HOY KILLED. Charles, the ten year old son ot Walter Sleeper of Waterbury village, wus run over and killed b the electric cars at Provi dence, R. I , Thursday afternoon. Ills father was untitled liy telephone. The bony was lu ought here Friday night for burial. Chailes had lived with his uncle, John lirigli.ini, in Provulenie for the past three years. OLD I i ENTER CATGUT A WILD CAT. Isaac T. Pratt, the veteran hunter and trapper of Hcimington vvas on the street Wednesday ail.rnoon exhibiting the car cass ot a wild cat that was found In one of his traps set in Wnodfoid. The animal was alive when found, and was shot. Al though in poor condition, it was thu lar gest one of the kind ever seen here. It measured ST. inches frcm tip to tip and weighed M pounds. ELECTRIC LIGHTS FOR CHESTER. At a meeting of Cluster lire district No. 2 Wednesday night at the Depot vil lace il was voted to lease Z lights of the electric light company at annual rental of SI,', per light. A tnx of :." celts on the dollar of the grand list was voted to pay for them. The territory extends from the depot to the North street common and side ttreets. With the lights voted for by .list! let No. 1 last Monday night there will be 7" ;W cnndle power Incandes cent lights In tho three villages. "JACK" HARRIS GOING TO FARMING. J. E. UnrrK the well known "Jack," has hired a lcsidence at Danville Gieen village, and will move there trom Mor rlsville and begin housekeeping hi a few days. Mr. Ilanls is a native of that town, where he yet retains the old homo farm, which latter will engage his at tention mote or less during the coming season. Mrs. Harris, who has been board ing at the Randall since last October, is ct in poor ho.. Ith. but will very likely impiove with the rare "mountain air" at her new honn . FOUND til. ANDERS AND LOS IS. TCllERCr- F. A. Rkh of Hurllngton, the State vetcrlnar.v, tested a valuable hoise, own ed by Dr. Hamilton of Hratleboro last week, and found that It was mulcted with glanders. The horse was killed at once. Three other horses owned by Dr. Hamilton have similar symptoms and have be. n tested, but the result of the ust has not been announced. Dr Rich also applied the tuberculin test to ti Jersey cattle owned by E. 11. A It ley In Vernon. Twenty six animals n sponded to the test and were condemned. They will be killed within a few days. VERMONT'S OLDEST MAN. ACTIVE FIRE- George II. llarwood of Helming VP. has the distinction, as far as can be learn ed of being the oldest fireman in point of .vears service ol any fireman In Ver mont. Mr, Garwood began running with a machine In thn spring nf lStl, when ho became a member ot Protection Engine nnd Hose Company, ills tlrst assignment to duty was with the hoso cart. He was then made plpeman. a position that he held until ilectod one of the assistant foreman ot the company. He was also for a lime connected with the Hickory Jackson Engine and Hose company, which was secured by private arrange ments, nnd used for contests nt various toi.riiaments, in a number of which it took prizes. Most of those connected with this organization nlso belonged to some one of the other companies. When the Stark steamer was purchased In 1S71, Mr. Hnrwood vvas undo Its engineer and has tilled the position ever slncp, and to tlu best of his recollections has been with It every tiin. that It has been called upon for service. That means every lire of Import ance. Mr. llarwood Is nearly 5S years of age, 3 years of which havo been lu Hie service of the village, n longer time than a good share of the present members of the department have been living. THE IH'UKKI''l' CHICKEN FREAK A hen owned by Joseph Dubuque of Ferrlshurgh recently hatched a chicken with four legs nnd four wings, It llv. d but a short time after leaving the shed It was presented to the Rev G II llallev who has (Ulte a collection of birds and animals, and he has tt mounted When the skin was nniov d It was faund t possess two well ricveloprl pecks, vvilh ulr and food pa-sages coniplele. Jiie Cent NOT II CANDIDATE Judge H. C. Ide of Philippine Com mission Not in Vermont Politics. GOING BACK TO HIS POST V 111 Stay In America Rut Six Months -Hl3 Health Will Not Allow Him to dpealc at St. Johnsbury on Memo rial Day ' Show Manager Wantod In Morrlsvllle. St. Johnsbiiry. April S. Letters liava beep received lroni Judge Henry C. Jda of Hi.! Philippine commission, who is now lu San Francisco, lie is not lu good hen Ith and is unable tn deliver lb" Mem orial day address here before c'liamberlin Post, though his friends hope ho ran at tend tlio annual cnmptlre that evening. He expects to com" Hast when warm weather begins and will return to tho Philippines lu August when his si months' leave of absence expires. This disposes of all plans to make him a guber natorial landldnte In the next campaigu. MINSTRtL SHOW DISBANDS Alleged Thern Is an Unpaid Board Bill at Morrlsvllle. Montpeller. April s Deputy Sheriff C. A. Smith ot this . ity was l.llled on ths telephone last night about midnight l.y Sberill Towic of Morrlsvllle nbd ask' d, to gn to Montie li r .linn tion and ,irr st a darkey by Hie name of Mei arlh; , who was thought to be on the night train g -ii g smith and tor whom a hody warrant w.is ..nt. Mr. Smith went down but tho oi.l.v . oloree gwntlemnu on the train w i the Pullman porter. It appears that M' -i aithy was manager of a minstrel lmw iv huh "went broke" in Morrisvill an I Its members scattered. A board bill t.,r the company amounting to vvas un paid niid the manager was wanted tn pi r son to settle. A few clnys ago the leading lad- of the lompan.v put up at the I'nlon Hoi :e in this city having come from Morrlsvho by team In her efforts to get out of town. RUTLAND COUNTY LABOR CASE Defendants Ask for a Now Trial A Juror Charged with Predictlc? tha Plaintiff Would Ger a Verdict. Rutland. Apiil v A motion was mada for a new trial in Rutland county curt this afternoon bv the defendants in tho case ,,f Hie F. R. Patch Manufacturing company vs. Prote. tl.m Lodge, Interna tlonal Assoi iation of Machinists, op tho ground that one of the jurors had talke 1 about the case during tlio trial and pre dicted that the plaintiff would get ,t v, r rilet. 1.) man lnglcMon nf c'astk 'on is tie Juror charged with the Indiscretion nn. I Attorney P. F. McMonus In mak.rg the motion for a new trial stated tt- ,t tile defendant had four atlielavits fr.i i Cast!, ton men stating that they h. ard the juror make the alleged stabmento on Satuiday. the ;ist. In I'nrl Read' s t..r In that place. This was three dnvs jit, r Hie trial began and while Jniile.-tiMi was at home fur Sunday. None .a the plaintiff's lawyers vv, re It court this afternoon as the notice ,,f th moiii.n had not been served upon them, but Attorney Webber when i.ill. up Iv U di phone gave his consent to h.ivhg ihe motion entered, agreeing to ac.-pt -er-vi. e oi the papers later. As soon as pos sible after service js made a hearing will probably be held on the motion and if the evident e is considered sutlbient tn war rant a new trial it is thought the c.,, may mine up at this term of court after the ctlininal cases are disposed of. The Jury In the caso of Ida E. Gould administrator vs. churl." Gardner whi' it lias b..en on trial since Friday rendered i verdict this afternoon awarding tin plan -tilt sik damages after being out twi and one-half hours. TI.e criminal docket was taken up thii afternoon and Mrs Ellen O'Sha pleaded guilty to thiee offers, s of keeping and selling lkiuor In violation of the pro hibitory law and was lined 51 and ( -ts of a bout S'.'l. George Rnker. O. P Foster and C. G. Marks were arraigned on a charge of selling milk without a license In violation ot a cltv ordlnane This was an appeal from the .ity court The respondents were discharged by nrder n the court on the ground that there was not a sufficient ease agalnt them. DEATH ORV. IARWOOD A Swanton Man Succumbs to Heart DlRense In u Hotel in Georgia. Swanton April S. A telegram addressed to his oungest daughter here sent trom W'aycto.ss. Ga., annouiKcd the sudden death of Walter I llarwood at that place on Tuesday. Mr. llarwood vvas travelling for a llrm of Atlanta and was In Ins usual lnaltli when he ate his dim.er at tin' hotel in W'aycross but soon aftir !) was taken with an a. ute Indigestion win. li soon caustd his death from heart dlsejs. A second telegram this evening stated that the remains would be sent from thei i this evening but it is not known when they will arrive and no arrangements for the funeral are n made. Mr. llarwood is survived by an aged mother, Mrs. Sarah E. llarwood, a. mother-in-law, Mrs Joanna Mackle and three daughters. Ethel, Dorothy and Margante more generally known as "Miss Dairy." For them the community feel tho keenest sympathy as this is thn second dealh in the family In tho last three weeks. Mr. llarwood wa- about 47 years old, wns a Mason "t high degree. His wlfo died several years ago HONOR TO FJS. PARTRIDGE Invited to Act at Agent at Caracas la Settling American Claim. Washington. April i. Frank C. Part ridge of Vermont has been Invited to rep recent the I'nlted Slates In the capacity of agent nt Caracas In the adjustment of ihe claims of American citizens against encr.ucla. Mr. Partridge was at one thus I i iiitfd Stales minister to 'V ciieztiela and .'.is also solicitor ot the department of ! H at.'. 1SE HALL MEETING IN HL'IILING TON. St. Albans. April 5. A meeting of the representatives ot the various base bnll teams In tho proposal northern league comprising nurllngton. Rutland, Platt l iirgli. Malone, St. Albans and Montreal will be held ut Hiirllngton on the 2Mh i vv i sons of Eugene Field have nr i veil in New York with a nmli opera from the pen of their father H will bo produced to the full idulei the title of The Hun nicer" The nuifi I" beinir written b.v a will known loinpoiir ut