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Local Items of Interest From All
Parts of the Green Moun-
a Uate.
ThoWlnoosklVn; S Villages up North
From tho Island 2 ho Livko to tho
Pnssutnpslc, Along Ottor CrooU
unci by tho Shoros of Wnlto
Elver Covered by apodal
Mr. and Mrs. Napoleon Hoy have re
turned fiom Putney, where they huvi
been Micndlm: the winter witli their
daughter, -Mrs. Charles Un.wvard.
G I u. Kimball, ns administrator of
too estate of Eliza C.urlleld, lute of '
Kcosevllle, N. Y., has recently sold to j
Jacob Solledcr, 45 at res of land on the
w st side of the river for 7.5ii per acre.
ii d as administrator of the estate of I.
). Smith, late of this olt.v. sold -Hi
mid one quarter acres adjoining the above
t i the same party at the same price.
Mrs J. D. Whiteside lias returned from
N ,v Jersey, where she has been spend
ing the winter with her son. Dr. Ucorge
M blteside.
.Mrs. 11. A. Wood is spending a week
In Burlington with friends.
A daughter was born Sunday to Mr. and
Mis. l'leire W. Otis.
The Easter offering Sunday at St. I'.iul s
Church amounted to JKN which he used
for tin iiiu'cim' of the parl.-h house fund.
At tl. Methodist Chut eh .ilmut J'i was re
ceive 1 In the offering, which was applied
on tin pastor s salary.
rii, i inn i d in' lleeiw commissioners held
iv j ml ilit healing Monday uiternoon on tho
in pll atlons for licenses to fell Honor.
Chairman S. W. Hlndes called the mut
ing to order .irter which the applications
of S ri. Haines and loot-go Harrows for
11 i uses ot the first class, H. D. Miner for
or a second class license and W. It. War
jur and T. Neville for druggist llei use
was considered. The only objection irndo
t grmtuvg any of these licenses was on
tl ai of second class, F. W. Tuttlo protcst
i ig against that class ot licenses i KPn
c ral us domorillzlng to the community. F.
J. Tisli and Thomas Sine1 spoke in favor
of tho application. It is expecte 1 that the
commissioners will give their decision as
In who nu the liuceessf il applicants at
a i early date.
F ( Ward as administrator of the os
tii.c of the Into Jesse Ward has rotonlly
sold .11 acres of pasture land In New
Haven to W, II. Tait .or 1' per acre.
The annual assembly of Vergennes Coini
i il No. -. H. A. M.. was hold In Masonic
h, II Monday evening and tlie following
.r icd were elected: II. S. Huberts. T. I.
M L. E. Avery, I). M., 1. A. (loss, P.
t W : F. II. Foss, treasurrr; J. II. Barn
ard n -order. J. Solledcr. C. of CJ.; A. U.
Yviilnrd. C. of C. ; ('. T. S. Pierce, ohap-
ill J A. Harrington, marshal; (j. T. O.
Kimball, stiward; W II. Flagg, sentinel;
" rilk aii'l E. A. Field, llanancial cum
J. L. Turin r of Derby, Conn., has ar
llveu in town and has Jollied his family.
'iln will make this their future home.
Frank C. Dyer has dti ided to rebuild
Ins 1 101 k wlihii was destroyi d by the iv
. ut big tire- It is expected that he will
commence work this week.
Chirks Smith, .who hud his right hand
fi v. rely hurt while at woik in a machine
f-hop in l.ellows Falls, is in town and is
visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. H.
Mrs. J. Taylor returmd to her home at
J.akc Placid. N. Y.. Monday after a visit
ot three weeks' duration with her mother,
Mr . A. C .Woodward;
Mrs Kmm.i Waterman has gone on an
1 jt untied visit in the southern part of the
Monday, market day. eggs brought 11
tents and butter 22 cents.
The engagement of Ella M. Ileal ty,
youngest daughter of Mrs. Charles lleatty,
to J T Sullivan of Holedsville, Mass.,
1 aimmiiHcd.
I'rnk Loomls, n young business man,
lelt town suddi nly Sunday night, leaving
a lrttir to his wife saying that she would
never see him again. N reason Is known
lor hi sudden freak. He leaves a wife
nnd young child as well as parents and
two brothers.
Mrs F. 12. llnckwood lin gone to Hrld
port where she was tailed by the death
(f her father, Harlow 1'nU. who ha?
liecn ailing tor some tlnn . Mr. Peck Is
an old and prosperous rariner.
William Grace, a former resident of
this t 'Wll, but now of New York, Is hi
town for a few days' visit with his
brother, Harney Grace.
Toe annual bamiuol of the Century
dub was held at the residence of Mrs.
Ste irns on Tuesday evening and was
largely attended and a very social tune
w is had by all present, which will long
lie remembered.
Mls Ethel Tucker lee the Kpworth Lea
gue meeting at the Methodist Church, and
Miss Hera Calahan the Christian Endea
vor meeting at the liaptlst Church Sun
dae night.- Mrs. N. D. Hlssonette has been
vlsltlW her relatives In Vergennes the
11a t week -Miss Clara Monroe s In very
poor he illh -1. N. Hoseman of tho lirlstol
Manufacturing Co. was at home with his
fainllv over Sundaj . -Dr. II. 1'. Tlnkham
ol liiirlington assisted by Drs. Hilggs.
Norton nnd Edmunds performed a suc
cessful (miration 011 John Harney for ap
01 ndkitls Saturday.
The following are Hie committees hav
ing in charge the arrangements for the
Mill anniversary of the founding of Odd
I'i'llowsliip In this country, Apiil 2:1: Kn
lirtainment, F. H. Palmer. Dr. F. T.
Hnggs. F. H Atwood. Mis. T. T. Hrlggs,
Mrs K, L. Sherwln, Miss Hoxa Chase;
K freshments. II. J. 1 1 ill. 12. L. Sherwln,
Mm it F. Hatch, Mis. J. 11. Whitney,
Ml"- V. K. Perley. W. D. Hattles Is
liulldbiir an addition to Ills lesldence on
North street and making other Improve
111 mi .Mr and Mrs. Chauiicoy Klnwart
or (imilnite are visiting Mis. H. D. Stew
srt and daughter. The Outlook club will
meet with Mrs. Edmunds next Friday af
ternoon, In' lead of Monday.- A delcga
Hon fiom hero visited Mr. and Mrs, W
1 1 rampton and Mr. nnd Mrs. E, W.
1 rank In Lincoln Sunday. Principal W,
31 liotsford visited friends In Mlddleluiry
hut Saturday. --G. A. Danforth Is making
cxleiislve repairs 011 his tenement houso
(in Mountain avenue.
Mrs. George Gould md (lauihl'T of Mor-
rlsvllle are gnosis of Mr, ami Mr- W M
1'arr - W alter Sheldon, who has been In
Jvsscx Junction doing newspaper work for
several mniiins nas neon 111 town tills
wrc-lt lie went to W ateiiinry Tuesday
wli r In has a position on tho Watcrburv
JlecorU, Five v.hlstlea now tall tho wago
earners or this village fruni refreshment
to labor and from labor to refreshment.
H. L. Dolong has moved Ills fiunily hero
from llnntlnBton Center, mid occupied W,
E. Hunks's tenement on East street. C.
D. Mathewson, nrrlvcil home Tuesday
from a European trip of about tlireo
months. John Harney, who was operated
on for appendicitis last week. Is dolus ns
well as his friends roitld expect. A busi
ness meeting of tho Baptist Church will
he held to-morrow evening to act upon
the calling of u pastor.
'I he license commissioners held their
first meeting to hear objections to the
grunting of licenses In the basement of
llolley hull Tuesday afternoon. There
were no verbal objections made hut sev
eral letters were .landed In that were not
made public by the commissioners. The
following applications were, considered:
Thomas Leonard, lirlstol lionise, first
class; O. 11. Brooks. D. A. Illsble, B. A.
Atkins and Ilnrry Jlmmo. second class;
C. 1'. Brush, south side drug store, llfth
class. A license was granted to the lirlstol
House, first class, nn.l for the south side
drug store, lfth class The applications
for second class were not disposed of.
In civil court Wednesday Justice II. P.
Sherwln rendered judgment for the plain
tiff to recover of the defendant $7.10 dam
ages and costs taxed at il.fll, in the case
of C. W. Itlvers vs. JoYm McC'ormlck, to
recover on hook account. The Rev. II.
L. Keltou went Wednesday to tho annual
session of the Troy conference. lie ox-
pet ts to lie assigned to one of tho New
York districts.
The social Thrsday evening for the
benefit of the lit v. II. 1.. Kellon w as well
attended. Twenty dollars were the net
proceeds of the evening. The Cornet
band added mudi to the Interest of the
gathering. Mr. ICeltnn has been a faith
fill worker and has made many friends
during h'.s three years' pastorate. Schools
will open April 2o with the following
teachcis: Center. Stella Gove: West Lin
coln. Evnlyn Geary of Bristol; Coiner,
11a Sweet, Downlngsvlllo, Miss Sherwln
of Hristol; West Mill, Miss Wright of
Mlddleliury: South Lincoln, Miss Eastman
of Hristol, Gove Hill, A. E. fushmnn
Murray district. I'lorence Isham of Hris
tol. M. H. Gove has been appointed su
perintendent of schools.
The How Mr. Thurston of Ftarksboro
will prach In the Union Church Sunday.
Apiil IP, at 2:".i l). m. Sunday school wll
commence one hour earlier. The W, C
T. V. will meet April 2J at the usual I
place and hour. As plans for the coming
convention will In- made ut this meeting
a full attendance is desired. Mrs. 12. W.
Turner l-lt'd friends In Hnindnn and
Sudhurv last week.-William Gren Is
visiting friends In town. Mrs. A. N.
On en of Monkton visited at W. N. Gore's
over Sunday. Hubert Wilson Is very sb k
with typhoid fever. Mrs. Orvllle Estcs
visited her daughter, Mrs. Fred Wheeler,
in Mlddleliury the first part of the week.
Od'il Estcs. who has charge of tin
Bristol creamery, went to his work Mon
day W. S. Morgan gains very slowly. II"
has not been able to be out yet. W. N.
Gove has bought a house in Bristol and
expects to move theie soon.
A son was born to Mr. and Mis, J. I.
Wood of Ittitland, Friday. April 3. King
Hay arrived homo from Mount Hermon.
Mass.. on Saturday last.-H. V. Hall,
who has been feeble for some time, died
Monday night, aged 7ii. He leaves no
neir relatives In town. Ills funeral was
largely attended at 2 o'clock p. m.. Wed
nesday, at the late luni'p. The Hew P..
Swift ollleiated. The Easter day services
at the Congregational Church were enjoy
ed by a full houe. The decorations, sing
ing and seinion were In keeping witli the
day and were line. 11. E. Hack and two
daughters are sick witli the grip and
fever. Judge II. I), liranch transacted
business at the probate olllce on Monday
IS. T. White and F. 1). Grlswold arc re
ported better at this writing.
Word has been received her" that
George Pond, a former Addison boy. hut
now of Colorado, had been serlou-ly in
Juted in a railroad wreck where he was
conductor of the train. He was on tin
gain. Tho schools arc all under wa row.
Ethel Warner Is to teach In the Wlll
rmrtli district Instead of Fannie Sears.
Miss Sears is to teach in Panten. i ll -road
commissioner lias begun scraping
the road. The oldest Inhabitants have
110 recollection of th" roads being In such
horrible condition as they are till.- spring.
Mis. Stickle has had a nlaiise and is
eiulte badly off. George Thorn of Mi-i-ouri
ban called on old fib'i.ds, he being her.
to attend the miction of his farm. .Mr.
and .Mr". Hanks and family are settled
in their new home William Noouan has
recently been p New York State on htisl-
111 "S. The Ladbs' Aid sotiely ha- com
menced its meetings again and will
nvet with Mis. Powell on Apiil ).'. Mr.
and Mrs. Hawiiy and family of Panlon
spent the lOtli at Mr. Smith's. Mrs Carl
ton Stieiiiino Is in Panton with her (laugh
ter. Mrs. OtK Mr. and Mrs. Oils-have
a little daughter horn on Easter Sunday
Mrs C. '. Head Is convalecitig. Mrs.
Mattie O'Hryan Is on the sick list.
A son was born to Mr. and Mr. Charles
James last week. George Thorn of Kan
sas City, was the guest of G. II, Sprlgg
and family last Saturday and Sunday.
The Congregational Sunday school ob
served Easter by 11 very prettily decor
ated church, appropriate music, respon
sive reidiugs and recitations by the mem
bers of the school. The Rev It. W
Thompson preached an Easter seinion In
the Methodl't Church last Sunday inorn
irg. Tlie board of school directors have
organize-d by electing John Doolau, piesl
dent, Frank James, secretary. Mrs. H. L.
Thompson, sptiintendent. The Hew II.
W. Thompson Is attending the Metho
dist contereiico at Saratoga this week.
I'ho Woman's Missionary society of the
congregational Church held thrlr annua!
meeting and thank offering service at
their church last Sunday evening,
Mrs. Dr. 'Weston and daughter Bertha,
who havo been visiting Mrs. Weston's
(laughter, Mis. li. L. Gates, In South Lon
donderry, returned home last week. Mrs.
Clark Winch of Middlebury was a iceeiit
guest of her mother, Mrs. Damn Gar-
wry. Mrs. Sawyer and daughter Hath
of Hlinonsvlllo were iccent guests of Dr.
A'eston. Miss Nellie Eno of the Castle-
ton Normal school spent tho Easter vaca
tion with his parents, .Mr. and .Mrs. W.
F. Eno. A. J, Thompson succeeds- W. C.
Sunnier as clerk In II C. Rescue's store -
II. C. Peek of Oakland was In town over
Sunday.-F, II, Allen visited fi lends li
i.Mlddlebury Saturday, Miss Ruth Mc.
Null Is visiting her sister, Mrs. Ross
Goodyear, In Granville, Mr. and Mrs. W.
W, W llson and sou ot Bristol visited In
town .Sunday.
Miss Nettle Johnson, who has been vis
Itlng In Hristol, lias returned home. Mrs.
Austin Johnston, who has been i.eilously
111 with the grip, Is somewhat lmproed.
Miss Grace Sparks has returned to her
school nt New Haven Mills. William
Swieuey was In Rutland Monday on bust
ness. Austin Johnson look a load of
ilivsseil pork to Proclor Tuesday. Mrs
Blieiman Slado nnd daughter Mnrgeyhiln
of Coupee 11 .ut uro visiting friends in
town. Mrs, Horace Seymour died at her
late home 011 Wednesday April i. The
fuuernl was held Saturday, Mr. Weeks
nlticlatlng Th- Interment was at Pino
III11 cemetery, Brandon,
William Bradley of Mlnevllle. V Y
will work Or, Kent s farm tho toming
ear. Th" monthly business meeting of
the Kpworth League will be held on 1"H-
day evening. Mr. Dudley of Jericho has
moved Into Fnyotlo Harris's house.
Schools In town began on Monday with
the following teachers: Lake street,
Mary Adams, South school, Susie Gaines:
Corners. Helen Fisher; sand road, Kllza-
belli Donowny. The tlrst meeting of the
Ladles' Homo Circle was held with Mrs.
William lVcu on Wednesday, April 8,
and the afternoon was pleasantly spent.
Tho funds raised by this society are to
be used for the purchase of new books
for the Methodist Sunday school library.
Miss Flora Williams of West port, N, Y.,
Miout .Sunday with her sister, Mrs. 1'cler.
Smith. Mr. and Mrs. , Itnscn troui .Mlelil
gun are visiting friends In town.
Mis. M. K. Illeh was calted to Castle
ton last week to attend the funeral of a
cousin. Mr. and Mis F. H. Eldrodgc of
Hrldporl visited at Dr. i'ovvnseiid's last
Monday and Tuesday.-Mrs. John Until
nrd died ipilte suddenly last Saturday
night of consumption.
Mrs. Jennie Lepo Is on the sick list.
Charles lllbbard Is to occupy William
Lev's hoiire the coming year. Arthur
Douglass of Procter Is visiting friends In
town. Clyde Olmstead has moved In with
Ills mother. Mrs. II. J. lingers has shipped
a portion of her household goods to Fair
Haven, where she will soon go to reside
with her family. Mlts Eliza Sessions and
Mls Goss of Vergennes ore spending their
Kastor ncntlon at their home in this
village. Edgar Allls of Addison was the
guest of Mr. and Mrs. George lCldtidgc
n few d.ivs last week. Ills grandson
Cniletou Allls. accompanied him to hi?
Mrs. Carlson Is Improving. Twenty at
tended the thank offeiing meeting at
Mir. N01 th's Friday. Miss Annie Iamiii
iml Is spending Easter In Hoxtoli. H. H,
TottlnL'liam was at home over Sunday.
Airs. John Swenor. who had measles and
n complication if troubles, died Satur
day morning. She leaves a husband nnd
several children. The Junior Endcavorcrs
bad a responsive service witli a little ser
mon and singing by themselves before tin
regular sermon. The Uev. L. A. Vczlna
held service al the chapel In Leicester
Junction Sunday. Mrs. Ilzabeth
visiting Iter daughter, Mt. A
Parish Is
, E. Tot
Chniles Hrown has returned after an nb
ence of several weeks. Mr. nnd Mrs. I
G. Ferguson were In Hristol the llth.-
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Strong of Hunting
ton were the guests of Mr. nnd Mrs. Ol lit
FtrgUKin tin 11th. The How M. H.
Franr( of lllnesburgh was In town the
!llh and lath oil business. -A very pleas-
t ti t wedding took place Saturday evening
at the hnnie of Almon L. White, when A.
L. White and Mrs. Mnrilla M. Vamey of
Huiilngtoii were united In marriage by
the Hew J. F. Thurstoii.-Mlss Lillian
Gordon has finished working for E. II.
W man.- Mrs. George S.iyles of Hunting
ton is to assist In caring for Mrs. William
"Wymnn for the present. C. Ladue was In
Hurllngton the 1,1th.
F. C. Atwood has moved Into the Den
ning house. William Ford ol Mlddlebury
was In town Sunday. Soni" of the friends
of Mr. nul Mrs. Paul Lamorder surprised
them with a visit Wednesday evening,
it being the joth anniversary of their mar
riage. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard lloleomb
have gone to l-'eirhbuigh to visit tlnir
son. V. allace Swan has gone to North
field, Mass.-IMU1 Lamoribi and Jonn
Young went to Pioctor Saturday to visit
The funeral of Joseph Turner of Lin
coln was held at the cart sdiool liouxe
last week Wednesday .it -k o' lock, the
Hew True Hill ollieiatllig. Tin- bearers
were from Lincoln as well as a good
share of those present. The (renin
cry will commence running this week.
James Grace carried his son John
to tale the train for New Hamp
shire Monday, where he lias a position.
Howard Hrooks and family will move In
10 the Jewette Norton house this week
I'ho W. c. T. 1". m"t witli Mrs. Mary
'null'.' Wednesday. Mellaril Delong his
been with his daughter Mrs. Etta SI1.1t
tin k. a few weeks past preparatory to
moving to his home In Hristol.
Mabel Smith has bei n home from Sav
tons Hlver for a brief vacation. Miss
Sidle Y(ed of Hlnestiiirgh is the guest
of Mr. and Mrs. Watson Hamilton.
Fred Wendell of Shoreham was In town
Sunday, Cli nies Hirnes was badly cut
about the face and head Sunday after
noon. He I doing as well as could be
expected Haiiou Peck, who has been 111
o'l winter, died Sunday morning, and was
burled from the Congregational Church
Tuesday morning. The Rev. V. N. Ba
con ollleiated and W. M. Grimily led the'
Masonic service at the grave Mrs. J. R.
Mc... has returned from Shoreham.
The funeral of Mi's. Mary Moody, whose
death occurred on Thursday, was held
on Saturday from tho home of her sou.
with whom she had resided for several
yi urs. the Rev. Clement Tomlln olliciat
inr Mrs. Moody leaves besides her son
Horace, one (laughter, Mrs. Dr. Sims of
Clil -ago, and a sister. Miss Chailotte
Luas, who resides in town. Henry
Warner, one of tlie oldest men in town,
Is seriously III at his home In the west
pail of the town. Samuel Jewett is ill
with the measles. Waller Harnum, Stan
ley W itheroll and Kvn Poole returned
to Vermont Academy, Saxtnns Rher, on
I'liesday, after a 10 days vacation at tlulr
A special town meeting was hem at tha
opera houso Saturday aiiernoon at 1
o'clock. A motion was made ny w. 11.
Taylor nnd carried to exempt the granlto
manufacturing eslatillsiiincni 01 inn
Woodbury Granite company fiom taxa
tion from the time said com any began
business In llardwlck for a period of ten
yeais. Tho next vote carried was to ex
empt from taxation under the law tor ten
years any Industry that may locato hi
llordwick. 1'iider articlo tlireo the town
wit(d to abate the tax assessed against
Blcktord, .More .v Co.'s list of 100J. The
motion was niade and carried to pass over
artlile tour hi Hie warning. This closed
tlie meeting. A very largo crowd assem
bled at the liaptlst Church Sunday even
ing at tlie missionary concert. The fol
lowing programme was given: Pralso
servlio; anthem, choir; prayer; vocal solo,
Miss flllkey; recitation, Vera La Valley;
chorus, children, leading, Mrs. Alllo
Wheeler; vocal solo, Mrs. Faith Law
son; recitation, Mrs. Joslo Densniore; solo,
Alice Laurio; reading, Mrs. Anna Stone
vocal solo, Mrs, Sara lloltou; autheia
choir: benediction. tC. c. Stewart has
been called to Portsmouth, N. II.. by the
serious Illness of his sister. David Splcer
has moved his family from the Marshall
block to tho Brush block ncross tho river
- Miss Wilds of Boston, a deaconess, who
has been working hero for severnl weeks
had charge of tho service at tho Methodist
Church Sunday morning In tho absence of
the pastor. A concert was given by tho
1 lilldren. G. II Hickfnrd has bought I
A George s very pleasant home on Church
btiicl and possession is given at once.
Henry Allan! ot this vlllago has formed
a partnership with Fred Lefebvro of Bur
lington and will open a bakery at fil i.a-
fountain street at the latter H place.
The board of license commissioners met
Tuesday afternoon and utter a two
hours session granted one lirst class li
cense to John H. I.aveliy, proprietor 01
the Hrutiswlck hotel. Mr. Lavally s li
cense was granted 011 ronuitiun mat no
make alterations on his proposed bar
room so ns to be visible from tho street.
The necessary alteration will be made at
once. A number of legal iiuestinns arose
A petition has been circulated among
the business men of the village and
presented to Postmaslsr H. J. Derby at
Hurllngton, asking for a delivery ot ine
New York mall, which arrives here dally
at 1 p. in. If this were put In force It
would necessitate the services ot an ad
ditional carrier, and tho Hoston mall
which an Ives at 5::W p. ni., utter the car
riers have left on their regular trips,
might be delivered ns well.
The second session of the license com
mission closed about 5 o'clock last even
ing nnd but one license granted, and that
to J, Henry McGrecvy for first class. In
the MtGrecvy block on Malletts Hay ave
nue. This makes two licenses granted
thus far, the Hotel Hriinswick having
been granted one the evening previous.
Mr. McGrecvy left Inst evening for New
York city to purchase a bar. Mr. La al
ley bad a force of workmen engaged yes
ti relay In taking down the partition be
tween the bar and the street, and will put
In large windows facing the street. A
grand ball and supper will bo given In the
near future to Inaugurate the opening. At
a later session of the board which con
vened at 7 o'clock nnd terminated at i:iW
the balance of the list was given out as
follows: First class, Frank F. Cokey, In
the building on the west side of Main
stieet. formerly occupied by the liquor
agent; second class, Louis Mougeou at
No. 15 HIckok street; Louis Marcott on
Main street, In the store known as Mar
cotte ltros., drug store.
At the annual meeting of Steamer com
pany No. 1 held in the engine loom last
evening the following oliiceis were elected
to serve during the year ensuing: 11. L.
Thomas, foreman; Martin Holleran. Jr.,
lirst assistant; Andrew Anderson, second
assistant; Edward F. Macey, cleik; G. D.
MeHrldc, engineer: Fred Mead, tlrst as
sistant; George lliirlburt. second assist
ant; Paul Kiiby. firemen; Sidney Snyder,
treasurer; George D. McLirldo, steward;
C. H. Stearns, auditor.
One of a valuable pair of bay males
b"onelug to Walter H. Johnson, died
Monday night. Tho pair wai alud at
The J. S. lteynolds real estate agency
has sold the (arm and residence of Mis.
illlsti A. Stevens, located on the north
Wllllstnn roid and comprising about tl
acres of land, to W. W. S.ixton of Fair-
lax, for $1,ih. Possession will be given
it once.
J. W. Truax hai been 011 a business trip
In northern New York this week and has
also vMted his daughtei, Mrs. C. C. Gale,
it Swanton. His other daughter. Miss
Angle, accompanied lilm to Swanton and
remained with her sister during his ab
Mrs. eh Wagner and Mrs. Mnckey of
Milton visited at Benjamin Wagner's yes
Dr. Guy Burrltt and J. 1 1. Grow of
Westford visited C. H. Grow yesterday.
H L. Barnes and daughter, Miss Mel
ora, went to Hiehmoiid last night to play
at a mas(iierade ball.
George Partlow has been engaged to
lake charge of tho electrii plant of the
People's Elictrle Light A: Power company
for ai'other year.
Mss Marlon Burrltt of Hurllngton vis
ited at S. A. Brownell's yesterday.
.lames N. Gates, a long-time resident of
Essex, died at his homo lure Monday
morning, aged .Is years. Mr. Gates has
been sufi'iiing for several years with a
cancer on tlie left side of Ids face. Three
years i.go last February he went to Home,
N. Y., for tieatment, with only partial re
lief. He went four times. The physicians
tinally told him there was no help for
him. His suffi rings were great the last
few months, but he boie them patiently.
Mr. Chiles was a veteran of tin; Civil War.
a member of Co. F, i::th regiment, Ver
mont infantry ami served with his regi
ment in all its battles and was in the
time ila.s' light at Gettysburg.
Mrs. W. G. White of Jonesville and Mrs.
W. L. White of Richmond were the guets
of Mrs. M. N. Hinsdill last Friday. Mr.
and .Mrs. Homer Phelps of Wllllston visit
ed at 11. II. Tllley's the 12th Inst. L. I.
Brownson spout Friday and Saturday at
James Mlllham's. o. W. Isham i con
templating an addition to his dwelling
house. Austin Isham was In Burlington
tho inth Inst.
The young peopl" from Winooskl. under
the uusplc. s of the Ladles' Aid society
of the Winooskl Congregational Church,
presented the two act drama "Above the
Clouds." to a good sized audience last
Monday evening at the school house hall.
The play was ex.-eplioially wdl put 011.
Every part was well i-aiiied out. Miss
cowanis. as .susic (iayiand, was es
pecially good. The tableaux following the
pla were exceedingly beautiful, and were
simply done to perfection. Tlie audience
were very appreciative and rewarded the
actors with freonent and hearty annlaiise.
Mrs, C. J. French is In very poor health.
I. c. Stone and Wlnllcld Stiles are up
from Burlington for a few days. -The Ul
lage schools opeinil Monday with a good
attendance In both departments. Lynn
Brown Is teacher in the higher grado and
Miss Maud Huiiburt In the primary grade.
Miss Jones of Johnson Is teacher of the
school at Naslnllle. Miss Lucy Church
Is to teach school hi Wllllston this term:
her school opens nextCIouday. Miss Eva
iiixler or Richmond spent last Sunday
at F, A. Fuller's. .Mr. and Mrs. W. A.
Church of .loiusvlllo visited their pa
rents, Mr. and Mrs. Asa Church, last
Sunday. Tlie Good Templars held a de
bate last Filday evening on the question
ni woman s sunrage; tne donate was dc
elded In favor of Iho 'illirmatlve slde.-
Mr. and Mrs. William Only of Joluion
weie In (own this week. Frank Stiles
was in Morrlsvllle a few days last week.
In. II. I). Hopkins has begun work on
nw new House. The inundation walls ere
laid and work Is begun on the Inline
F. S, i'omllnson lias charge of tlie work
Tills villages and iclnlly is still coll.
mining tno improvements, begun a lew
years ago. In addition to Dr. Hopkins's
new nouse. iiiere win lie liullt a new faiin
house bv Luke It. Bulger and a new barn
by Ernest Smith liitensllng and helpful
services were held Easter Sunday at both
morning and evening services at Hie
church. Hi" church was prettily decor
ateil with plants and flowers, and an In
terestlng Easter sermon and special 11111M
cal programme, was given.
Miss Maltha L. Ashley ot Minneapolis,
Minn.. Is spending her vacation with her
mother, Mrs. Mary Ashley. Miss Sara
Scott has 1 plumed from Florida and has
gone to Georula In teach the spring term
nt school Easter coiiccris by the Sun
day schools weie given at tho Methodist
Church in tho morning and at tho Con
gregational In tho evening Sunday Both
churches were prettily drrorated with
potted plants, calla lilies, etc William
Smith of Littleton N. II has been vis
Itlng nla parents, Mr. and Mrs J I,s
Smith. Among tho latest victims of the
grip are Mrs. II, D. Woort, Oco, A, Phelps
and B K. Cormier and Georgo lleynolds,
D. I), Parker of Richmond spent Sunday
In town with his fnmlly. George K. Ash
ley or Woodsvllle. N. II., has been visit
ing his mother, Mrs. Mary Ashley. Clyde
Wllley of Barton spent Sunday with his
brother, Principal C. II. Wllley. K. 12.
Goodyear spent Sunday with friends In
Hurllngton. J, 12. Clark Is nblo to ho
out after 11 severe attack of tho grip.
1'. Gilbert has moved Into the lower
rooms of the Meeker tenement on Main
street. Van and Alma Everest from West
Milton have been visiting at their uncle's
N. K. Phelps. John Millvlhlll Is home
Irom St. Albans and wtlt carry on his
lather's farm this summer. Mrs. James
Sheldon of Westford Is visiting her aunt,
Mrs. It, U Grant. The village cemetery
has been receiving Its annual spring
cleaning up. Mrs. C. F. Skeels and Mas
ter Norman returned Monday from a visit
In Illghgate. Mr. nnd Mrs. 1111 Bariinm
returned Monday from West Berkshire,
where they havo been spending 11 few
flays. S. O. Brush nnd friend of Burling
ton spent tho day last Saturday with
his father, II. A. Brush. Walter Perry
Is digging a cellar for a new house 011
Maplewood avenue, north of II. C. Mc-Nails'.
Drs. Wheeler and illeh of Hurllngton
removed a cancerous growth from Ches
ter Steele's head last Monday, which had
been troubling him for some lime. The
operation was successful.
Fred Brown has bought the Martin
place on the Iflnesbiirgb road and Is re
pairing the building. Peter Pellon, who liv
ed In the house, has bought the Charl-s
Ituell place on the Wllllsttu road, and
moved there.
John Dike of Starksboro visited at J.
D. Mill's last week. Mr. Hill Is not
well lately.
The village schools began Monday with
the same teachers as last term. Miss
Laura Nelson Is boarding at W. J. Gib
son's. Mrs. 1. L. Bailey of Johnson was
in town last week. Miss Alice Cochran
began her school In Richmond Monday
Mrs. F. P. Pcrclval has gone to the Mary
Fletcher hospital. Mrs. L C. Rice of
Flet'iior visited her parents, Mr. and
Mrs J. P. Whitton Monday. The Young
People's society of the Baptist Church
will give a social at E. W. Curtls's Fri
day evening. Charles Tlerney of Mont
pelier wis at home over Sunday. Mrs.
L. J Pierce of Burlington Is visiting her
'laughter. Mrs. F. A. Pcrclval. McDon
ough I-odgo, No. 2'1, F. and A. M., held
their annual meeting Thursday and elect
ed the following othcers: W. M., G. 1.
Clorkln; S. W.. S. B. Itawson; .1. W fi
1 I'lilhurd; treasurer, v. B. Howe; sec
retarv. D. L. Rood: S. O.. O R. Bleknell;
J .1)., G. W. Planck; S. S.
J. S., William Schlllhamner;
A. Peicival; marshal, A. F.
. A. B. Joy
chaplain. F.
tyler, Rodney Barney.
Mrs. Alex McNallv. who has been very
sick with the grip Is much better. Mrs
Savagf left here iuesday for New York
where she will make a visit bef )ic re
turning to her homo In Mexico. Her
tl lughter, Miss Conchcla Savage, will re
main hero another month. Jed l.ainarsh
will make bis home at G. W, Granger's
Ibis summer. Mrs. G. W. Granger am
son John nnd little daughter Hosali
spent a part of last week witli friends In
t. lbans. Mr. and Mrs. William Granget
spent Saturday night with her brother,
.ugene Blake. In St. Albans.
Mrs. Elizabeth Whitney is in W.-ishiiig.
ton. D. C, witli lor sister. She will r
turn home In a fi w weeks Mis. C. 1"
Hrwint is gaining. F. C. Wllklns was
Burlington Saturday. Robert Bradley and
daughter were ill Talcott Monday, calling
upon friends. Charles line, who has
been In the store In Talcott the past year,
lias a position in Pcnns Ivanla as travel
lug salesman. Mrs. D. I. lalcott Is no
better, Susie Bing had the misfortune t
get a fall, causing lameness-, and in con
scuiioncr is at home for , time. The R. v
"W. It. Crawford, Horatio Giey and Persl
Crawford, with Miss Martha Miller, were
In Northlield Friday to attend th" Ver
mont conference. The school In distrl't
No. S enmn'.-m ed Monday, April i:!. with
Persls Crawford teacher. In district
No. I Miss Mace teacher, In district No,
in Ellen Forbes teacher. Messrs Allen
and Busline! w re In Burlington Filday.
Mr. Dullon froiy the 1". V. M. was the
guest of Charles' Whitney over Sunday.
Hie Kings Dmigliters circle will meet
witli Miss Martha Edwin Friday after
noon of tills wi ok. Two .wiling men from
the V. M. C. A. will hold meeting In the
b.nnii next Sunday. The Easter services
by the Sunday school were held Sunday
morning. The church was beautifully
trimmed with evergrenns and potted
plants. Miss Martha Clark Is gaining.
She lias been down stnlrs a few times.
Mi-s Maria Sliambeau is visiting at Mr.
and Mrs. Tarbox's.
Miss Anna Patrick returned Saturday
In m a trip to New ork and Bridgeport,
01111. Mrs. II. C. Cassldy, who has been
spending tlie winter In Illinois, returned
Saturday. Easter was observed at tho
churches Sunday. The Itev, Mr. Fuller,
upeiiiiteiuleiit of Sunday school work In
the State, will be here next Sunday even
ing and will speak at the Congregational
Church at a union service. Mr. Fuller
was formeily pastor of the Baptist Church
it llano. The public schools opened Mon
day. Ap'll 13,-Mlss Clare Hull of Shel-
buine was at home over Sunday. Mis.
Curtis Andrews Is spending a few weeks
with her daughter, Mrs, George Miller In
New lAindou, Conn. There will be a y
meeting at the G011gregatl011.il vestry next
Saturday afternoon at 3 o clock.
At tho annual meeting h? Friendship
lidge No. 21, F. and A. M.. tho following
olllcers wtro elected and appointed; I. 11.
Deyett. W. M. : Dr. II. A. Stoddard, S. W ,
Capt. E. W. Blodgett. J. W. ; G. A. Foot,
treasurer; J A. Corey, secretary; B. C.
Marselt, S. D, ; C. H. Mr.llory, Jr., J. D,;
C. 1). Cook, S. S : S. N. Williams. J. h. ;
J. II. Thorp, niaishal: S. N. Allen, chap
lain: F. A. Ellison, tyler.
Frank Morau has sold his house to G.
1;. smith for v:,zi. Mr. smith win soon
move his family to his new home. Mr.
Moran will move to Burlington to live,
Mrs, John Goodenougli of Montpeller
Visited friends here last week. II E.
Wrlulit and family have moved to Hanks-
ville.-George Baker went to Ho.valloii
last week. School rnmmcm ox Apiil J".
Mr. and Mrs. It. J. Decollalpes and clill
(Iron of Montpeller are visiting at Thomas
Phillips's. Mr. and Mis. G. A. Baker and
sou aro visiting friends In Mort'lovvn and
elsewhere this week. Mrs. Wesley W hit
of Jonesvillo visited Mrs, Maurice Greg
ory Monday. Dr. Splller, tho optician
line Tuesday and Weiliiedduy of
The license commissioners met last S.it-
uiday and granted John McGarghaii of
the Park House a first rlass license and
E, W. Freeman and Moses Lcary drug
gists' license. Mrs, P. L. Towers, E, B
Andrews nnd -Mrs. Gelling aro on the
sick list. There was a large attendance
at the churches Easter Sunday -C I
Rhodes left last week for 'Spiinglleld,
Mass., to visit Ills son, Dr George Rhodes,
A sou was born to Mr, and Mrs. Bertruiii
Andrews the "th Install, of Richmond
Landlord Kelly of the Hellevuo House was
brought Ik fore .1 a b Gr a 1 li.irg d w llli
It inliiiii' 1 1 1 p. gt s .th )
Mrs. Robert Dixon of Stowe Kill
ed in a Runaway Ac
Began Kicking While Going Down Hill
Younn Qlrl l Westford Com-
Bulcldo by Taking Car-
Acid Boy In Warron
lladljr Injured.
Stowe, April 15. Mrs. Ilobert Dixon was
thrown from a carriage yesterday after
noon and almost Instantly killed. Mr. and
.Mrs. Dixon, wiio have moved within a
week from tlie Lewis Mayo place on the
I.aporte road to the Henry W'nrren place
in Brownsville, were driving down tho hill
when the horse began kicking. In getting
out of the wagon Mr. Dixon who had a
child In ills arms was thrown to the
ground. The lioise ran throwing Mrs.
Dixon out at Hie Junction of tho Browns
ville road. Her head struck on a pile of
stones crushing In tho skull. The horse
ran as far as .Mr. Berry's at Moss Glen. 1
Mr. Dixon and the child were unhurt. Mis.
Dixon was formerly Orpha I.aDue of
Stowe. She leaves four children, one a
babe In arms.
Younar Qlrl Takes Carbolic Acid-No
Known Cause.
Westford, April K.-MIs' ilattle llob-
erts, a young girl in thu 'employ of 1 Io
nian W. Ulce, committed suicide this
morning by taking carbolic acid.
Miss Iloberts had been away from Mr.
Hice's all night, it is supposed at her
home, and on her return went 10 her
room wheio she remained some time. Af
ter leaving her room she went to Mrs.
Hlce and said: "I have killed myself. I
have taken carbolic acid." .Miss Iloberts
1 1-II and (Hid in a few moments. She was
past aid win 11 the doctor arrived, though
vigorous attempts had been made to n
vlve her. No cause for the deed Is known
by her employers. The arrangements for
the funeral were not completed this even
ing. voiWG uoy SHOT.
West Charleston, April 15. A small boy
ol Charles Powers was so badly shot
yesterday Morning that he will have to
lose one eye. The facts of the case aro
not fully known, but it Is thought ho was
tliot. by a playmate.
Stowe, April 15. Tho house and barn
and other buildings belonging to Samuel
Spnuldiug In Brownsville were burned
Tuesday night. Several head of cattle
perished In the lire. Tlie place was occu
pled by Mr. ripaul.llng's son-in-law, John
llamnuil mid family.
Cauarbt in the Wheel ol a Runaway
Warren, piil 15. Lauren, sou of Mr.
and Mrs. G. .1. Long, had a very narrow
escape from being killed Tuesday, Ills
father had been drawing hay and the little
fellow wanted to get Into the wagon while
It was being backed Into the barn. Tho
horses ran breaking Into a water house,
curving It for some ways and tearing
down la rods of hat bed wire fence and
posts. The boy became entangled In the
wheel going around with it once, lie was
caught by one leg and arm In the wire
and torn Irom tlie wagon wheel. The
wheel p.is-ed over one arm and side of
his head ami his clothes were torn nearly
to pb (( s. One b g was mangled In dread
ful shape, and one lib was loimd to be
1 until. Dr. Dodge was called and dress-
td the wounds and the boy Is still alive
and probably will recover if blood poison
ing does not set In.
Woodstock, April 10. Herbert II. Din-
lels, one of the largest luniherniiii in tills
section, was badly hurt this afternoon at
one of his saw mills al East Barnard.
With Fred Leas he was running the saw
and slipping 011 a idiiuk. fell in front of
tin moving carriage and was pinned be
tween the cariiagi and skid. The lirst
report telephoned to his family said he
.vii s thought to be dying, but e.iimliiatlon
by Drs. Mack ot Woodstock and Burnett
of lloyalton. showed the case less serious.
rhrco libs were bioken and he was badly
bruised. Ho is suffering intensely, but
is there Is no evidence of Internal Injury,
his rejovcry is expected.
Further Particulars about the Death
of T. V. Wood-Body to Lie In 8tato.
Montpeller, April 15. A letter was ie-
celved thi" morning by tho Hon. Joseph
A. DoBoor from Mrs, J. W. Burgess,
which gives additional particulars regit ril
ing Hi" dentr ot '1 nomas W . Wood In New
''ork on Tuesday. Mr. Wood had been 111
with the grip and with this were oompli
eatlons of heart trouble, and he went on
Monday lo the New York hospital for
treatment and for n rest. His friends it
New York did not consider him seriously
III and his sudden death was to them a
great shock, as well as to ids many
friends in Montpeller.
I'l-of, and Mrs. J, W Burgess will ac
company the body to Montpeller, where
it will aiilvo Thursday atternoon at fi;;i0
o clock and be taKen at once to the Wood
Art Gallery, where It will lie in state until
the funeral I rlday afternoon at 2 o'clock,
Mr. Deltoer, who Is president of the trus
tees of the art gallery, was obliged to
leave tow 11 to till a previous engagement
ami he will not be present at tho funeral,
L, Bart Cross, vice-president, and Col.
O. D. Clink will have charge. The bear
us will be from the trustees and will no:
Dr. A. H. Blsbeo. M. E. Smille. W. E
Adams, .1. V. Brooks, II, J, M. Jones
and C. H More. Burial will bo in Mr
Wood's lot liosldo tho remains of Ills
wife In Green Mount cemetery.
One Man Convicted In Washington
County Court Other Pleads Guilty
Montpeller, April 15, A verdict of guilty
was rendered this morning In Washing
ton county court In th highway robbery
enso of State vs. Charles Cuslinian of
Barre. 1 he respondent was charged with
forcibly taking Sil5 from A. E. Cults on
Washington strret In Barro last January,
Sentence was suspended until disposition
was made of the companion case of Slate
vs. Clirlt-llaii Henderson, It Is alleged
that Henderson was with Ciisliinau when
tlie robbery was committed, Henderson
pleaded guilty late this afternoon. No
other case wan ready for trial and a re
cess was taken until nine o'clock Thurs
day morning
The i.ihc of Jt. C. Bovvers Granite, Co.
vs. C. T. Moiicy was entered settled and
discontinued. A non-suit was cnteied In
the case of Horatio Templelon, admlals
trator vs. Isanu Wlllard for failure to
comply with an order or the court lust
Employers of Howe Scale Works Graet
Him on Return from Eypt.
lliilland, April 15. Dr. John A. Mead,
president of the Howe Scale works, was
given u rousing reception by the com
pany's employ s to-night when he re
turned from Ills trip to Egypt and the
Holy Land. Over 300 of the. workmen were
lined up at the depot when the train camo
In at 7:1) o'clock and after greeting hlin
with cheers escorted him to his home on
Washington street with the Kutland cliy
band heading tlie procession. When the
party reached tho house the men gathered
in the ym-d and on the street and A. B.
Drank spoke a few words ot welcome, to
which Dr. Mead made a fitting reply.
Ilo thanked them for their thoughtful
ness and said that the whole affair was
a complete surprise to him.
DIVOIICES IN iu;thand.
Ilutland. April 15. The greater part of
the day in Ilutland County Court was
taken up with divorce cases. Dlvbrees
were granted as follows: F.lllo C. Car
penter from .ludson V. Carpenter. Intoler
able stvetlty; Elizabeth G. Carpenter
Horn Willis A. Carpenter, wllltul deser
tion; Miutglo S. Howe from James B.
Howe, adultery; Aiulltw J. Noyes Trom
Limine Noyes wilful desertion; Ella B.
Spauldlng from John Spaulding, neglect
to supnort: Jennie E. Morehouse from
Oscar E. Morehouse, wilful desertion..
It Is lather expected that the hearing
on the motion for a new trial in the ease
i of the F. It, Patch Manufacturing- com
pany will be culled up to-morrow.
Formal Opsnlnt? of tho Annual Meotlntr
of Methodists at Saratoga.
Saratoca. N. V., April 15. The Troy con
ference was formally opened this morning.
Bishop McCahe, assisted by the pietlding
eiders, administered th" sacrament of the
Lord s supper. E. Gouge, secretary of the
last conference, called the roll, and lKl
responded to their names. E. Genge was
re-elected secretary. W. Cox and John L.
Fort, assistants; Charles Edwards, treas
urer- II. Uw tl, vv . .. l.iiKer aim ura.
W. May, assistants. L. D. an Arnam
was elected statistical secrciarj. isiuok
and oilleial bretheren were Introduced
and addressed the conterence at this point.
Dr. Krantz represented the book concern.
Dr. Schall represented the Boston Univer
sity School of Theology, ur. wavanaugn
represented the Brookl.vn Mctnociist Hos
pital. Question l:i was called. S. P. Steve ns
represented the Albany district. It. i..
Suddv labored three months within the
liiiundt of tha district In revival work.
The district advanced over $:,i") 111 mis
sionary collections over last year. Mate
rial improvements havo bten made ill
church and parsonage property. The
most extensive revival of the district was
at Schenectady.
G. W. Brown represented the Burling
ton district. Notices were given and the
session closed with the benediction by
the bishop.
At 'J:30 p. m. devotional exercises wero
conducted by T. M. Bishop, J. M. llassls,
J. E. Mead.
The missionary sermon was preached
by Charles L. Leonard, from the text
Matt. II. The service closed by singing
Hymn Mis and benediction by the Rev.
A iron Hall.
The anniversary of the Freedmen's Aid
and Southern Educational society was
held. Lyman D. Cook, presiding.. R. S.
LiiVinggood Ph. D. of Austin. Tex., gave
the address.
Bishop MrCabe at the request of the
conference has appointed the Rev. W. R.
v loans Sunday school missionary In Ore
Course for 1005 Arrangad-Other
Courses of Study Selected.
Washington, April 15. The meeting of
tlie National Sunday School Lesson com
mittee was held here tu-da. Tile com
mittee settled the complete lesson eourso
lor the year V. For six months of tlie
year the lessons are to lie from the gos
pels and tlie remaining six months Horn
the Old Testament.
topically arranged vn years' course
tor beginners, or children irom lour 10
six years, also was determined on. II will
be a' permanent institution and will apply
to the Sunday schools lor the L nlted
States and Canada.
The next annual meeting of the com
mittee will be held In Buffalo the last
week In June. 1!M. Dr. John Potts of
Toronto and A. F. Schaulller ot New-
Yolk city were selected as delegate lo
the centeniiary of the Sunday School
Union of Biik-laud and Wales to bo held
In London July 1 to 11 next.
liie most ImiMttaut work or the meet
Ing was to arrange the plan for the six
M'ars lessons Irom r." lo mi inclusive
As linallv determined on il will be:
January. Ui'l. June. 19)7, ' Tho Life and
haracter of Jesus In Matthew, Mark and
Luke for studies in tho synoptic gospels)
July. I!i7. June. U'". studies hi tho Old
June. December, lw,, "Stories of the Pa
January to June. ,1'K "The Making ot
Israel" (or from Moses to Samuel.)
Julv to December, lit". "The Words and
Works of Jesus" (or studies in John).
January to IV-eember, "ihe Expan
Ion of ihe Early Church" (or ' Studies
In the Acts and the Epistles"),
January to Dei ember, 1010. 'Ihe Glory
and Decline of Israel" (or tram "feamuel
to Isaiah").
Jnuuary to June. 1911. "Tho Son of Man
(or "Studies in Luke' ).
July to December. It'll. "The Captivity
and Return of Israel" (or from "Isaiah to
The meetings of the committee will be
continued to-morrow.
Committed Bulclda In Boston Well
Known Woman of Uiotnn Falls.
Boston. Anrll 15 -Mis. Elizabeth lllleh
linrs committed suicide here early to-dav
by drinking chloral Slu was years old
and was the daughter of a wealthy banker
of Glens Falls. N. Y. II Is said that re
mois, hecause she was addicted to the
morphine habit was tin cause of her act
Glenn Falls, N. Y-. April 15.-l'.llzabeth
Biirnh.iin Hltiliiugs, who committed sul
ride In Hoslon. belonged to a well known
Glens Falls family and her husband, John
S. Illtiiilngs, Is a wealthy business nun
of considerable prominence From her
girlhood until after her manlago her
beauty made her a favorite and she had
many admit ors. About five years ago, at
the time of the grand circuit race meeting
m Glens Falls, she met i-rauu llrrdlck, i
nook maker, and followed him to Louis
vllle, Ky. Her subsequent arrest in New
York on his couiplnlnt, chaiged with
stealing J.'mi Irom him. created a sensa
Hon at the time She w..s indicted lit th
Louisville si nnd jury but was i.crpilttei
on trial. She 11 turned home ami resume I
her relations with her family but twi
years aen went to Boston, where she hud
since lived
Her husband Mid brother lift for Host "ii
tn-day iiurl will brine the irinuns hit k
to Ulcus Ff 's, Sin. was SO ycuis of aje
Part of White Mob Believed Him
Innocent and Tried
Save Him.
Onslaught on Nogro Section ot the CU7
of Joplln Houmb Burned and Ne
groes Driven Out of the City
Real Tug of War over the
Mob's Victim.
Joplln, Mo., April 13. The lynching of
an unknown trjinip negro to-night was
followed by an onslaught on the inuro
section of the city by the mob. llou-e-were
burned mid negroes driven out of
the city.
The mob had taken the r.egro from tho
city Jail and hanged him to .1 te-legriph
pole, two blocks away. He had Ik i
charged with murdering Police Otlirtr ( '.
Leslie, who was shot dead last night 1 1
the Kansas City Soutnern railroad jur.l
while endeavoring to arrest several r.. -l.roes
suspected of theft.
This lynching was unique In that tho
mob war divided In sentiment. City At
torney Decker tlrst pleaded with th-111
th.it the jail be not attacked, but this had
j "ffi ct for only a short time. Finally t'm
1 jail was broken and the negro tHkcn out
1 Again Mr. Decker intcrfcied with 11
speech and tlie mob began dispersing, b..c
suddenly a rush was made for tlie spot
where tlie negro was Iwlng held and lm
was dragged two blocks rrom the jail, ,1
rope fastened around his neck and .itt"'t'
Hi" rope had been thrown over the cross
arm ol a telegraph pob a scoie attempted
to pull the negro from the ground. A-
many more seized the negro and pulled 1.1
pr"vent him being hanged. For some ni"
meilts it was a veritable tug of war, b .t
reinforcements on the tree end of the rope
proved the stronger and the negro, di spita
Ills protestations of Innocence was finally
swung Into the air and strangled to death.
The lynching of the negro served oiilv
temporarily to satisfy the mob and bit. r
hundreds ol men again assembled ami
rioted through the negro section of th
clty. burning houses, stoning negroes ami
finally driving every ne-ro from the eon
fines of Joplln. The police were powuiess
The tlrst act of the mob after h.mgh g
tho negro was to demand th" release
from iall of a local character known a
Hickory Bill," who was under arre t
on the charge of assaulting a negro. In
the hope that this would appease the
mob, the prisoner was set free.
But the mob did not disperse, instead
rcsh was made through Main street and
every negro was frightened eft the stre t
ind lied to the northern part ot the cit.
where the colored population resides lit
thl way the negroes were driver, from all
irts of the city to tho negro sictlon.
Then the mob charged down on the sec
tion. Stones wero thrown. Joors and win
dows of n"gio hotists were broken in an 1
finally several wero fired.
The fire dcpaitmont responded but m 1
of the houses were burned to the gp'un I
The mob made endeavors to prevent tho
lire department from extintruishlng I"
Hames and were partially successful. Ai
the olllcers of the city, township no I
county were called out but the mob swepr
them aside, and proceeded witli th" 1 lut
ing. Mayor Trigg 1 an from corner to orm 1'
Hid mounting boxes made earnest appi a is
to the mob to cease, but beyond choerli.g
the maor vociferously the mob swept on
ind the depredations continued. The s,i-
oons weie hurriedly closed by the niavcr.
After the hundreds df frenzied men com
posing tlie mob had vented their wrath in
the north end of the city they went to the
southern end. where lived a number of
negroes. Their houses wero varant and
not a negro could be found. Three morn
houses were tired and two were consumed.
All efforts to reason with the rioters
weie futile as apparently a ir-mzy nad
seised upon them. The streets were
thronged and at 11:15 o'clock the whole
dty was In an uproar. So far ns known
it that hour no fatalities had occurrei.
although miny persons had receiv-d
minor Injuries.
New Orleans, April IS. A special des-
patl h from Shrove port says It has b- ci
established beyond doubt that the negro
who was killed Saturday, and whos"
body was burned Sunday for the murder
of Mis. Matthews, was innocent.
Bciii.vnin Haiinor of Benninctui was
elected second lieutenant of Co. K, V.
N. G., Monday evening by a unanimous
vol' . lie (s the son of Col. Thomas Gan
non, superintendent of too soldiers' home.
He was for some time quartermjsler er-
reuiit of the Fuller light batter', and later
Iruni r.'ajor. which position he held whet
the band disbanded on account ot tho
regiments going to tho Spanish-Ameri' an
The annual meeting of the Vermoi.t
Patriots' society will be held In Boston,
Apiil :u and il Mr. H. C. Pierce of R.n
ton is president of this society and it is
safe to say Hint he will provide enter
t.ilnment for those who attend. The pro
gramme states that tho "Roosevelt of
Barton" will be present, and as Iv has
Just Mulshed touring the continent will
rive a short talk on tho growth of the
same. Just what this society is we are
unable to state but from the printed pro-
Miss Alta West, aged 17 jears, pleaded
guilty to Intoxication in Rutland citv
court Monday morning- She was thud
15 and costs of $7..v. As she had no inon
ty she was sent to the house of 1 orree
Hon for lo days. I'ho girl had been ai ling
In a drunken manner at her home, and
her mother had her arrested.
The regular and annual conclave of
Burlington Conimandery, No. I, K T-. was
held at .Masonic Temple last night nt 7 ;'.i)
o'clock. The following were elected nnd
Installed for Hie year ensiling:
C. A. Barber - Eminent commander.
1 Soule Generalissimo.
G. Ma nsurCa plain-general.
C. Cockle Prelate.
Story. Jr. Treasurer.
II. Junes Recorder.
Warren Robeits-Senior wardea
W. Blodgett Junior warden.
Geo. II. Root Wnulen.
Kllla m Standard bearer.
P. Giover Sword bearer.
O Foster Thlld guard.
F Benedict-Second guard.
W Bailee First guard.
II W hitman Sentinel.
York Apt It
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