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THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS t THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 1903.
3 T Quotations on the Leading Products In Demand ISosfon, Sept. 113. Keci'lpts of luttlor lire smaller and tliu market hns stif fened up eoiisirtonthly. The (leu.uiul is fair ill eiiiot'itlons. XoiUitrn tirani ir, round lots, irj&jiKSe; wotorn, U'Jyi. L'lt'.ci ennont dairy, lO'Vo-lilo; rcno-vale-el but tw, 17(jitUo; Jobbing, V-1c lliOIC. Choose has advanced, owing to the fliiii'-r country markets. Tho (imita tions are: Kunirt lots, Vermont twins, 10'jOille; Now York .twills', 11 l-lSi, 11 .i-le; Jobhhi!,', if('lc higher. 1 Z arc in pood domaml for fresh ."itlnreil and full 'prices arc being liald lor ill choice lota. Western fresh, Vo-n2 '; onsturn, UlUilc; nearby, -0 dt'.'Ah", .jollblllK. lffll'ic 1)S1PV. Ifoports from the country indicate a very small crop of beans. The grow lnt; ci'np mist been serlouilr damnped by Inst and Hoods In Michigan and New York. The. quotations are: Carload I Is, pea, .?2.ll)gi.Vi.-; medium, .?:! "..Vie ZMK yellow eyes, '?,'!.""; rod kidneys, S U V(r.'i.rr; California small white, 2.tir; foreign pea and medium, Sll.liOSi il'J't; Jobbing, 10c more. Apples have been rather quiet. There has ben some improvement. however, during the past two days, and the outlook for a better trad" is con-f-ldeied -".xcellent. Dueluss. .$.0VJ.o0; Williams, 2'n,2SQ per bbl and T.VOttfl per tin , maiden's blush, JLo'TirJ; Maine ravcnstolns, 3.r.(i; Maine pippins ami porters. $1.."0W2; Ilarvles, if-'.r.Ogf !'."": wciilthles, ."-WdViO. Exports of aiiles have begun In earnest, though still small from this port The exports from all ports to all ports for the week are estimated at nbout 1 10.(100 bbls. Michigan peaches are In fair supply mid ell at 5 -"i0 per bu bkl; New irk bkts, "OcCSl; "-bskt carriers, SI '-'! 1 ..-,(. V aterinelons are In light supply, but nre easy at 12ff72."ic, A few liocky I'orrt canteloupes are Mill offering and bring $l.r.0V;i!.'2r per trt Ci-ti berries are quoted at ?1.7."(7?2.2"i jirr h and S...o0ff? 0.50 per bbl. Th" re ceipts for Tho week were 1S2U bbls, agiitist sr bbls for the same week last year. Iiomestie grapes sell at lift"' 12c per lt!;t for Worrtens, l'r?1oO for Co'n cords, 13i7i.Ho lor Niagaras, 13c for Halems and LVfilflc lor Pela wares. P.artlett pears sell at STW2 per bu find .$3ffM per bbl: other varieties, 7.V fSl.2.") per bu and $21.''. per bbl. Damsons are quotable at 2."ic per bskt. California plums are quoted at Sl.oO c71 "i iier 1).; peaches, $l,2r.S J .511; Hartiott pears, .2.2.Va3: Tokny grapes, Pl.."rw1.7."i: Malaga grapes, Sl.2r.ffl.rili. Potatoes are fteady and unchanged at: Aroostook hebrons -irie; Jersey he inous. Aroostook hebrons. 4."e; Jersey hebrons and round whit", fCiifflOr; bbls stock, .?1.7r: sweets, Norfolk, cloth hi ads. .2.2rif2.ri0: Jersey double bonds, ?2.r.(Y.;2.7.r. Viti.c celery Is selling at 7fic per dOi behs. Tomatoes are quoted at: Native, per bx, fiOc'fJSl.r.O. Cucumbers sell at 50cW3 per bx. Yellow turnips are selling at $1 per bbl, white, 2."o per bu; beets, S."e per bir bunch beets, 2e; carrots, 7"ic per bu; parsnip, 7."e per bu. Mirrow squashes are quoted at SI fit) per bbl for native; crookneck, 7.V per 100- liay state. ?2 per 100. Cabbages sell at r.fiSc each for native; FafV. 7.r.c per bbl; red, ."o per bx. Lettuce Is quoted at -lOTMiOo per bu bx: radishes 2,"c bx; mint, 2.". per do.; cress, 30c per do,; leeks, !!."( per do.. String beans sell at r.Of 7."ie for green and 7"e for wax. Green peas bring ?l,."Of42 per bu. Spinach Is quoted at 1,'e per bu for native; parsley, hothouse, 10c per bu; peppers, 7.1c per pkg. (ireen corn Is selling at 75c per Jix. .Shell beans bring $1.5()fi2 per bu; lima beans, $1.50f." per bu; eggplnnt, 75c per doz for native. Ciuliflower is quoted at 25ff35e per bu and 75c per long bx. There is little change to note in hay and straw. .Most of the receipts of haj are coming forward in poor order, and choice lots bring fancy prices, i-traw is in fair demand, at full quota tions for choice. Milll'oed Is steady and unchanged. Hay, No. 1, $2iK.21; lower grad'ts. SUftfiO; rye straw, $1S dl-0; oat straw, $l(xgli. Trices on pork provisions are. re visrd, tlv market closing steady. T Ik ''e is a continued moderate Mipply of liogs appearing in the packing cen tr s Total western packing. 310,000 compared with 300,000 the preceding week, and 335,000 two weeks ago. There Is a quiet demand for fresh beef at steady prices. The arrivals of fresh beef have been very heavy, both loi local consumption and for ex port. There Is a fair supply of laml-.s offer ing, and the market is steady; millions and yearllngH nre quiet; veals are Memly. Western fall lambs, SfVOe; f-prlng lambs, lOffflle; yearlings, 0f.Kc; wurtons, Oft 7c; veals, !)fl0e. There Is a steady demand for poultry, witli fowls firm. Turkeys, fresh, spring, 20c; frown, 17?lSc; western fowls, iced, n'2f"i le; western chickens, Iced, 1-lfl-lHe; northern fowls, Mljfjlfic; chickens, liif17c; ducks, 15fil0y2c; pigeons, $1.50ftl.75' per doz; squabs, S2fjj3 per doz, The wheat price has been regulated this week largely by the northwi st sit uation. Severn rains and snowstorms up there iiltraeted good buying at ilrt, but with n return of fine weather the trade sold out, having had visions of vigorously renewed threshing opera tions and n larger movement. COMMfSHGIAX. Nn York Produce Market. New York, Sept. 23, TIH'R-Recclpts S.I.S'Hi bbls. The mar ket was null and nraclica y nominal V'lnter patents fl.iiOti 1.30; winter straights J373if3:iO, Minnesota patents, U.WilW; winter extras t2.3(tfi3.25: Minnesota bakers riWUO' winter low grades ri,wA.w. RYE FUJlJR The markot was sternly. Fair to Rood J3.lStI3.-10; choice to fancy t IVfSOO HEAT Receipts 2-1.075 hu; spot easy; No. 2 red siic elovntor, No. 2 red S-li.r 1 o.h, alloit No. 1 norlherr Duliith S)r 1 o h, atb it No. 1 hard Manitoba Ol'v fol i float Mav S3 13-lfii"'-1i.c1 close I Mr Stpl S3,J"I , (lni,cil SJ'.c; I'ce f",f(V1 13 10e, closed S3' c CORN Receipt., J 'O.sOO bit; spot bteauy; No. S, !lo nomlnnl elevator nnd f5c f.o.b. nllnal; No. 2 yellow ."7e; No. 2 whtto Me; May .ni.'5,!-,c, rlosorl ftllfce; Seta , MhM P,c, rlesril Gtr; Deo., S3 ll-lU'. 54l,8t-', closeil ,Vl"i . , ,, OATS- -Heielptrt 120,000 bill sjiot dull; No. 2, ll'jc: Nil, 3, 10'ie; Mlandnlil white 12" ,( No 2 white 12c j No, 3 white t'i'H'i Iraek w Idle il'n tno. I'KBD The ni.uket was slcnriy to-day. Riirlng lirnn MS.T.iftl'J.OiJ; middlings $20.Ci(U 23.1V); cltv .? 1 D.CCV. 1 1 II..V). HAY The market was quiet to-day. .Shipping (ifi'ci ."r; good to choice KirflWc. II IDKS-Market sl.Miily; Texas dry, 21 to ?J) lli., at lie: (Inlveston, 20 to 2.". His., at ISC, (.'allfemla, :',t to 25 U., at 10c. v ool The market was Ilrm to-day. Domestic lleeee, 2Sif32e. T ; t-. r- Oulet: family J10.lwll.BO: mess S.WOTS.r.e; licet hams ,J21.50,t( -'-w. packet $9.iV1o.CO;. cfty tV;lrd In lo.ci. ... . , ', ,i 1,AKDV use atetMy; v nulla mess fu.wtf $;.".; roBiiea (llill;'eoiitIHilt JO.H0; S. A., $';.7". loinpoimd $7. 121 -1(7.2.". I'OHK-'J'lie inmkei was esy to-day. KniMtly 'lioOli ID.Wj; short clear Jlu.OO'.jaii.ju; 11KSS 515.0V.V IG.Oll. I'O'I ATOl'f Steady; new southern. 5t..Mfif1.i;"; t.onr Island Jl.i.lvi I.V7; Jersey il.TJili 1.7: Jojscy sweets t2.uOti3.0O. il'"ni(Jl.i:i'Nl-Sleacly; relliic.1 New York, JSi.."5; 1'hlliulelphla and Baltimore, JS.nO; do. In hulk, $5.0u. TAI.I-OW-K.asy; city (f2 per packapo) Eci cnuntry (pkgs free) 4"(5VsO. OOI'PKIt Market was quiet; brokers, $13.""': exehance, J13.75. (ori'KK Spot Illo was steady: No. 7 Invoice .Vvf ; mild was quiet; Cordova "dillc. The market for coffee futures oni'iieil steady. Hales 31,100 bags, lncltlr, va. Srpl., il H; Oct., $1.10; Nov., U..Wi 5.;i; lee, $l.7.".i(l.Si); Jan.. U.W: Marr n $". i'"nr..l0; May ,'5.20; June J3.23; July $."..;to (,i."i..jr. Kt'OAll-Knw was firm; fair rertniiiR 1Ui ; cenlrllucral, test. 3'VQ3 15-lic; mo lasses siu;er ;tkc: relinol suttar llrm. No. fi, l..1n; No. 7, $t.43; No. S. $1.40; No. !l, Jl.Ti; No. 10. $1.30: No. 11. $4.25: No. 12, SI. to; No. 13, $4.13. No. 14. $1.10; confection ers a. $1.7.1, mould i. $1.75; cut loaf, $5,10; crushed $5.50; powdered, $3.00; granulated tl.W, cubes $5.13. NKW YORK L.IVE STOCK MARKET. New York, Sept. 2.1. IHIEVKS Receipts 2,r,nt lie;nl; Hirers steady to strung; medium and common slew hull" weak; cows steady; common to stood skers ;t.J(rFi.2.: hulls .J)7i.i.W; co .sl.i.'i:, .ill; cauies unenanged; ulilji. nients tn-ik.y H.Mo quarturs of beef; to- moriow cattle. CAI.' KH Hctelpls 2,101 head; veals firm to 2V hiiih. r; grassers 11 1 in ; venls iTiMi 0 2': t i '').M; little rulvis an.l culls $lm ty: 10; i-riisfers $3.3jfil.2j; westerns tj.oor "'KlUOKI' AND hAMBS Receipts 7,030 head: sheet. Fteady; prime lamhs hrm to 1.1c hlu'iier: mefllum and common slow; she'() 52 IO-r.4.0"; culls $2.00; few extras $1.1' l.mil.s $1 7-".f7 2 : one car $.1.23; culls $1 i . in. Canada lambs. 1 1. ins - Kcrpims i. -ii neau; ice uiKner; State hn: .-.i, .k'n (. .... IJUMO.N UUl't'JSlt J1A1IKKT, Boston, Sept. 23. Hxcept for Old Dominion which rose 2 points, the leenl copper market to-day was dull and lower. CHI'-AOO PRODUCE MARKET. Chicago, Sept. 23. futures closed as follows: The leadln: Will. AT Sept.. S.Vrc: old 7i; Dec, 77'4 a77-p'-: old 77'c: Mnv 7:"4i70'4c. CORN Sept., 17'ac; Dec, 17'sTi I7'ic; Mnv 17':;'. (' STS Sept.. 3i;"o; Dee., 37?4f737isc; May 3vi, c Mi:?K 1'ORK (Per bbl) Sept.. $12.00; Oct . OS.rifl; Jim.. $12.5.1; May SILM.T1... 1 AliP-(Per 100 lbs)-Senl.. S0.S2'.-: Oct.. $7.7": I'M'., $S17"2, Jan., $7.02H.. SHORT RIBS Sides ( noscj September. JO.J'i; Oct.. $0 40; Jan., $0.70. Cash quotations: V Ht,AT-No. 2 spring No. 2 r.-d 7t:fi70c. CORN No. 2, 17-c; No. 2 OATS No. 3 white. 3Sfi30i ItYV No. 2. 51i.''ii.i.i!. ; No. 3, ; yellow iW$c; BARI10 flood fredins 4ig50c; fair to cnoice mailing .iino:ic. I'UANSIOED No. 1, 07c; northwestern, No. 1, MOL TIMOTHY SKFD-Prlme. $3.13. J1ESS PORK (Per bbl )-$12 m 13.00. T.AI.'O (Per 100 lbs) $l'.73''i0.S0. S1101--T RIBS Sides (loose) $0.0Ofift.23. SHOCI.DERS Dry, salted (boxed) 5t H21i!li.7,.. SIDES Short clear (boxed) $S.7otf?0.2j. AVI1 IriKEY (Basis of hltrhw 'nes) . On the produce exchange to-day the butler market was llrm: creameries. 16T0 2l':e- dairies iKniS'-c: clieehf Mrong. JO''i'i ii' : eggs sivauy ai raaru, cases mciuucu BUTTER AND CHEICSE MARKET. Boston, Sept. 23. Pl'TTER Firm; northern, creamery, 221i:3c; western, 22fj 2.')' je ; Vermont dairy, I'll AlZlC CHEESE Firm; Vermont twins, lOUty lie. Separator Dairy Butter in i lb. prints. Will sell on commission or buy at highest nnrket price. VERMONT PRODUCE CO Burlington, Vt. CLUBBING LIST. Tho Free Press and Other Periodicals at Low Rates to Onn Address. We havo completed arrangements where by the Weekly FREE PRESS can be ob tallied In combination with other leading periodicals at low rates. To prevent un necessary correspondence we will state that after the subscription has begun no tice of a change of address, or anything concerning the receipt of the other period icals, should be sent directly to the otllco of that periodical. 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Elliott and son and E. K. Slaytnn of Varren were visitors at A. T. Jlorftan's Monday anil Tuexday. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Mor Kiin went In Sholburno Wednesday for few days stay. CALEDONIA COUNTY EAST HARD WICK. P. S. Morrison of DurlliiRton, State secretary of tho Young Men's Christian s.-oeiatlon, gave a very interesting talk at the I ougregatlonal Church Sunday morning:.-M 'lis Forte lias returned to Hoston. Miss Ransom has taken tho North Walden school in plnce of Miss Diitton, who Is 111. Tho Rev. C. II. Mer- 111 of St. Johnshury will occupy the pul lilt at tho Congregational Church next Sunday. Mis-s Hyde has sold her millinery business to Mrs. J. M. Atkins. W. C. Kinney has returned to his home In Plalntleld, N. J.-Cllnton Keith went to Montpeller this week to attend the Oram! Lodge of tho K. of P. Tho ,adlcs' Aid of the Baptist Church will hold a poverty social In tho vestry Tues day evening, Oct. 0. Ten cents admission covers the entire expense provided all nine attired as becometh modest, un assuming, lads and lassies. Should any one be so profligate as to wear a silk dress, ten cents fine will be expected. Oold watche, silk waists, lnununea shirts and collars will call for 5 centa line. Worsted dresses, white collars, gold ilns, new shoes, furs, gold bowed speet- leles will bo lined ten cents each. Any hair combs, ribbons and rings will bo lined one cent each. A prize will bo given to the person wearing a costume show ing the most genuine poverty. A veri table poverty supper will lie serveu. ino Aid society extend a wclcomo 10 every body. CHITTENDEN COUNTY CHARLOTTE. W. 11. Parker has bought a corn har vester and Is cutting silo corn for un joining farms. Mrs. E. A. Swcetliind was run Into by a coasting bicycle rider as she was walking up the depot hill a few evenings since. It was thought at lirst that she was seriously injured. Frank J. Pope has Joined his family hero from Chicago. Lewis Sturgeon has ccntlv removed a small building purchased by him of John II. Thorp. Between. watching out for an occasional automobilo and driving frightened horses into some one's doory.ird or meadow to escape a smashup, driving on country roads Is fust becoming a burden and a serious menace. The Rev. H. Gullck will be ab sent from his pulpit for a Sunday or two, taking a trip to :sew York city. Apple picking has commenced. W. L. Ilrown of E. P. Loomls & Co. of New York Is in this vicinity. This llrm will handle the fruit from tho C. T. Holmes orchard. Frank A. Lewis of the Moun tain Spring house, says the travel to Mount Phllo this senpon is Immoiii-e. Somo days over 10 teams havo driven over tho road up the mountain. ESSEX JUNCTION. Miss Lucia Parsons, formerly of this place, died at her homo in North Cam bridge, Mass., Sunday night. Tho burial will bo In the cemetery in tills village to-day. The Chittenden County Sunday School association held a conference In the Congregational Church Thurs day. The convention opened at ten o'clock with President Ch.iuncy Hoy den In charge. Prayer was offered by the Rev. R. 15, Fay of Essex and was followed by singing. The Rev. G. II. Carr of Charlotte spoko on tho sub ject, "What Shall Wo Get from This Convention," which was a very help Tho Rev. Evan Thomas, have led on this subject, to be presnt because of fill address, who was to was unable Illness. The reports of tho otllcers wero read and aecopud. The treasur er's report showed funds on hand at tho closo of the meeting to bo $13.01. r nominating committee of J. T. Buz- zel. R. II. Place. R. B. Fay with Prof. Raich as chairman. was appointed; also a resolution committee, consist ing of E. M. Fuller, G. II. Carr, C. S. Hulbiiin. with W. F. Sturtevant chnlr- man. Prof. F. A, Balch of .lonesvllle spoko on "Tho Truo Function of the Sunday School Library." saying in part that It is to amuse. Interest and In struct and should contain books of ref. erence for the teachers, and an ob ject should bo to keep tho scholars from reading bad literature. Remarks were mado by George Kennedy and E. M. Fuller. G. F. North of Burlington spoke on "The Ideal; All the Church In the Sunday School." The idea be expressed was that all who attended church should also attend the Sunday school. Mrs. S. A. Hale of Underbill, who was also to speak on this subject, was not present "Round Table" was conducted by the Rev. E. M. Fuller, field secretary, in which he answered in a very helpful way. At noon a bountiful dinner was served In the ves try of the i-hur-ch by tho ladles of tho three diuretics. Tho afternoon ser vice opened with prayer and was fol lowed by Interesting talks on "Why Should a Business Man Be In the Sun day School," by C. E. Greene of Essox and E. B. Jordan of Jericho, D. II. Macomber of this placo and George N. Wood of Milton, who wero nlso an nounced for this subject, wero not present. Somo of tho points expressed were that they wore needed there bo cause they are men of action, practi cability and decision; also that a busi ness man is likely to be looked up to or made an Ideal of by children; there fore, their inlluonce Is very strong, either for good or for evil. It was also emphasized that the business man needed ii for himself, It was sug gested by the chairman and others as to what reason the business man count glvo for not being In the Sunday school. "Problems nnd Blessings of Primary Work" was spoken on by Mm, E. M. Fuller of Burlington. Ulio said that the three problems wero tho teach er, tho parents of tho children and tho children: that tho teacher must know the lesson befoo she can tench It; keep in touch with the other teachers, call upon tho children In their homes; be present every Sunday, also that tho three graces of a teacher have boon said to bo earnestness, to arrest, cheer fulness lo attract and sympathy, to hold; also that tho thorough en-operation of tho parents Is needed, especially tho mnthor. Capt, Georgo E. Davis of Burlington gnvo an Interesting and suggestive ad diess on "The Why and tho How of the Teachers' Meeting." Mo emphasized tho need of these meetings, that they bo mado n matter of business not to ho put asldo for anything else, that they Iw held at the same place, and turns bo taken in leading, This was considered to bo one of the best addresses, This was fol lowed by a short Intermission. Mrs. Fred W. Whllronib of Burlington sang "O Lovo Divine" In her over pleasing man nor. Miss Nello Hopkins presided at tho piano. Tho next subjoct on mo pro gramme was "Tho Teachers' Equipment' (1) "Intellectual," W. 13. Howe; (2) "Splr itiial," C. E. Putney, both of Burling ton." Mr. Howe was not present there fore Mr. Putney covered tho subject In a pleasing and prnctical manner. Ills thoughts wero that Sunday school teach- ers should it se eclei with more uwerim illation, the samo as public school tench- ers nie, and not that any ono wouin no that thev Hhould havo a thorough know! edge of the Bible, that they should know where they Htand, thero being too much sleptlclsm expressed and that teachers should prepare themselves by faith and tu iver and lovo. Tho closing address was by the Rov E. .M, Fuller, his sub lect belmr. "Thu New liupcrlilam" on which ho spoko hi an Interesting man ner stating that ho belloves that this Is truo In a religious as well a a political way, and that It means further opportu nity, obligations and challenge to work with God. Tho consecration service fol lowed led by tho Rev. W. F. Sturtevant nnd Georgo E. Davis. The nominating coinmltteo presented the names of tho olllceis for tho coming year. Thoy wero accepted and are as follows: President, Chaunccy llayden, 1,'ndcrhlll; llrst vice president, the Rev. W. F. Sturtevant, Esox Junction; second vlco-prcsldent, W. II. Howe, IJurlhigtou; secretary, Mrs. C. E. Glecne, Essex; treasurer, R. II. Place, Essex Junction; cxecntlvo com mittee, Georgo F. North of Burlington, S. E. Curtis of Colchester', Prof. F. A, Balch of Joncsvllle. Among the expres-' slons made by the resolution comtnltteo wero thanks to tho churches In this place for their attention during the day. Miss Mabel Brighain presided as pianist dur ing the day for the congregation singing. The convention was expressed as being very beneficial. Tho attendance, was good. MILTON. Tho Hon. and Mrs. D. J. Whittemoro returned to their homo in Milwaukee Tuesday. Edgar Powell went to Boston Saturday, where ho will tako tho exam ination for entrance to Harvard Univer sity. Mrs. H. II. Ileeman spent Sunday with her mother In St. Albans. J. S. Benham and sou, Frank Benham, wont to Jericho Tuesday for a two days' visit. Mrs. D, D. Parker spent Sunday with her husband In Richmond. Miss Mary Jackson, who has been away nearly a year in the Philippines. Japan and other countries, returned homo last week, and Is at her father's, C. II. Jackson's. Mrs. Lucia Mason, who has been visit ing in town, has returned to her home In narre. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Caswell havo a little son. George E. Ashley of Plymouth, N. H. spent Sunday with his mother, Mrs. Mary Ashley. Albertine, the llttlo daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. D. Parker, has been very sick with chol era infantum, but Is somuwhat better. COLCHESTER. Mrs. Learned has gone to Boston. Mrs. F. B. Nelson Is visiting friends in Proctor. .Mrs. Ellen Day and her daugh ter. Miss l'annle Day, havo gone on a carriage drhe to B.ure. Mr. and Mrs. G. U. Wright, Mr. and Mrs. Mnellrlde anil Mr. niM Mrs. Edward Wolcott returned from California Thursday. A boy was born to Mr. and .Mrs. George Gardner last week .Miss Anna Lucia died at her lionn last week Wednesday and wa-s burled in Milton Friday. Miss M.uy Severance has returned to school In Northampton. Mrs. Charlotte Oale of Georgia Is visiting at M. A. Fowler's. BOLTON. Two tickets wero sold on tho 22d at the local station for the New York ex cursion. The pin chasers wero Mr. and Mrs. John Phillips, P. Larkln and wife of Richmond are stopping at tho former's homo during their absence. Miss Anna Allen, a former teacher in town, who has been working In a hotel on Grand Isle, ntopped over Sunday with W. II. Ste vens s lamlly. She started for Johnson Normal school Monday morning. Com pany A. f. S. cavalry from Fort Ethan Allen camped on C. S. Brush's meadow Wednesday afternoon. The Infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Brush, who Is very 111 with cholera infanliim, is a little better. Rohert ( 'alien is III at the home of his parents. Mr. and .Mrs. Clay ton McGee arrived Wednesday from tin Ir home in Randolph. They are taking a carriage drive nnd ate visiting his pa rents in town and will visit other rela tives in this and adjoining towns before they return Christie Muzzy Is visiting in Montpeller. Carl Muzzy and Bert Nor ton are drawing small stock from Ste vens's mill to George Palmer's spool fac tory in Joncsvllle. HANKSVILLE. W. H. Hanks has built an addition to his mill. Valentine Sweet, eldest son of Perry Sweet, and Mls Catherine Warren of Starksboro were married Sunday bv the Rev. J. T Hill of Lincoln. Ralph Gorton Is attending school at Montpelk r. Mr. and Mrs CvrusIIUlof Rriintree. nre visiting Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Wrlyhl. While Bert Gorton was on the mountain skidding logs last Saturday, his lmrse fell down o"r a ledge about 11 feet hisfli but escaped with hut n few bruises. HUNTINGTON CENTRE. Mis G. W. Brewster returned Ved nesdav after vHltlng her daughter, Geor gia, at Randolph, and friends in North hold nnd Waltslield. Mrs. Rich.inlson, who h:is been visiting her sister, Mrs. R. A. Not ton, returned to her home m New Hampshire Thursday. Daniel Grange is in town, renewing old acquaintances. .Mr. Grange has recently returned from Cuh.i. Mr. end Mis. Pecor went lo llllston Monday to attend the funeral of a rela tive. MILTON BORO. School Is closed for a week on account of tho measles, several children bung ill with a light attack of them. Gl-oi ge C.is- well is thrishlng In this vicinity. Thomas Fhean and Miss Lillian Bean are 111 Mrs. Martha Fllnn has returned from Can.brldpe, where she has been visiting. JERICHO CENTRE. Horace Nelson of Calilornia. brother of Mrs GUI and Miss Nelson of this pljcc, gave them a great surprise by arriving unexpectedly in town Snturday foi it short visit. Mr. Nelson went to Califor nia 25 years ago, and has not visited Ver mont before since his depai lure. Mrs. Abbio Peaso has gone to Breadlo.if Inn, Rlpton, for a short visit. Miss Lulu Lin coln went to New York ilty Tuesday on the fall excursion. Dr. Falby and family of Huntington made a shoit visit to W. E. Martin Sunday. Mrs. J. W. Hart Is spending two weeks at Starr Farm Be.u h with Mr. nnd Mrs. I. C. Stone. Mrs H. H. Hlgglns has been appointed acting town superintendent of schools, dining the nbvence of Mrs. Mann, the superin tendent, Ml, and Mrs. Fred Sherman of Huntlnglon were g.ie.sts of W. E. Martin and J. M. Carpenter over Sunday. W. F. French Is painting and otherwise im proving the Albertine 13, Leo house Mrs. Lasher, ono of the lady evangelists of the Vermont Domestic Missionary so clety, visited the Rev. and Mrs. Gill a few days this week Mrs. Martha V. hlt ney Is visiting her hrother. Henry Y'n'k, nnd nlire, Mrs. Cutler of .Inin-svllle. The Womntrs Homo Missionary society will hold their regular monthly meeting with Mrs. H. L, Murdock Thursday afternoon of this week, WEST MILTON. Frank Kay, who has been spendnlg his vacation with friends here, returned to his homo In Brooklyn, N. Y., Monday. Mrs. Kay and llttlo daughter, Helen v. Ill remain hero a few weeks longer. Moses Ilerrlck was out riding Munday, the liist time since his severe slcUnrss. Potatoes are of a lino quality, though not an average yield. Thero Is some compl.ilnt of their rotting. Corn is much In tier than was expected earlier in the so.is"ii. Mr. Rood of Jericho is staying a few days with his daughter, Mrs. II, D, Cost ello, while Mr. Costollo In taking In tho Malone fair and a trip to Loon lake Kiltie Goyettc, tho llttlo girl who had boarded with Mrs. S.irau Costollo tho past summer, went to Plattbhurgh Sil urduy. She may return lo uttend tlio winter toim of school, RICHMOND. A nurllngton base ball team crossed bats with the Richmond uluo last Sit unlay afternoon, the score standing, Burlington 3, Richmond 11. The aid cir cle of King's Daughters will meet with Mrs. Goodwin next Friday afternoon. Finnk Glllett of Jouesvllle came Into Ids slnro Monday morning and laid his wallet on the counter. Ills attention was called another way and In n few moments he returned to llnd his wallet missing. Thero were quite a number of perrons in tlio store at tho time, but suspicion rested on a certain party- 1'P to noon the wallet had not been recover ed. There was between H00 and W I" tho wallet, Including several checks. - Mr. nnd Mrs. E. W Kn imfii, .Mr aim Mi'H. (loomo Groen. Mr- I-Vmk Pre man mid Miss Dell Urccn took in tho New York excursion Tuesday. Tho Rov. Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Holmes returned from Boston last Saturday night. Mr. Holmes occupied his pulpit Sunday as usual, Mrs. Mary Mason and her daugh ter. Mrs. Sloan, will start Wednesday nlaht fur Omaha, Nob. It Is expected Mis. Mason will live- permanently with hot daughter, whoso home Is In Omaha. Mr, and Mrs. Henry Lnllash and child from Essex oro tho 'guests of Deacon anil Mrs. Tomllnson. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Sweeney of Jericho attended tho funeral of Bridget Kohoo Monday. As they started for homo tho horse wheeled around, throwing Mrs. Sweeney out, sinking on her head. Everything pos sible was done for her, but sho died Tluusilny, The funeral was observed at the Catholic Church last Sunday. Sho was 73 years old and leaves a husband and several children. Daniel Berry from Fllchburg, Mnss., where ho has a posi tion as telegrapher, is spending his va cation at home with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Berry. Miss Sadia Con anl, who has spout the past year In Bur lington as nurse, Is spending n few days at homo with her father, It. M, Conant. Clifford Barney went to Burlington last week, where an operation was per formed for hernia. Mr. nnd Mrs. L. W. Shed arrived from Maine, whero they spent tho summer nnd are. guests of his sisters. Mis. Milton Stevens and Mrs. J. V. Hilton. HINESBURGH. Thero was a large attendance at tho races Saturday. The green race was won b'. Little Edgar, entered by C. R. Wright. Tho farmers' race was won by Knox, entered by Frank Brown of Burlington. The free-for-all was won by Prince Ed ward, entered by L. C. Ray of Shellmrne. Tin re will be another race Oct. 3. Mrs. Irene Rny Onstlo died September 20 at the homo of her daughter, .Mrs. T. J. Harris, aged S2 years. Sho is surlved by one son. Ray O. Castlo of Lincoln, Neb., and one daughter. Mrs. T. J. Harris of this town. Mrs. Castle was born in this town and spent her llfo here. Sho was a woman of strong convictions, a conslsl ant Christian and loved and respected by all. -Garfield Deicl of Saratoga Springs Is visiting his aunt, Mrs. J. II. Allen. Albert Riimney of Brook- lield is visiting his daughter, Mrs. Wor thelm. Ml.s Clara Clifford of Starksboro visited Miss Florence Allen over Sunday. Master Wayne Clifford is visiting his grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. J. II. Allen John Jodoln was taken sick Saturday anc. was obliged to give up work. Mrs Somers ami Mrs. Finney attended tho district meeting of the W. R. C. at Bur lington Friday. Mrs. Louise Ray is vis iting friends here. Mis Sarah Andrews of Essex is visiting at O. A. Konyon's. Miss Bessie llannon Is visiting at 11. M. Hull's. HUNTINGTON. At a recent meeting of King's Daugh ters with Mrs. Kate Ross, Mrs. Sarah Cleveland was elected a delegato to at tend the convention to be held in Swan ton October 7, and 0. I. J. Ross was at bom. lust week. He has resumed his work at the U. V. M. Miss Mary Cut ting returned to her home in Bristol Saturday after a three weeks' visit with icl.iliM's and friends. T. W. Johnson and family havo taken possession of their row house. Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Collins returned home Sunday after a few days with friends In Shelburnc Mis. Mary Ring will bo hostess at tho next sociable, September 30. Tho young people are arranging for a short drama to be given hi the near future. The pro ceeds are to go for fencing tho park. S veral from here attended tho one-sided game of ball at Richmond Saturday be tween the lirst nine there and one from Butllngton. the former nlno winning. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Ryder returned to their home In Providence, R. I., Sat urday. Because of the illness of tho Rev. M. R. France Sunday. J. J. Ross conducted the services hero in tho morn ing and the Rev. A. D. Mann In the evening. A party consisting of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Sprague, F. M. Norton and Miss Evora Cleveland visited Camel's Hump Sunday. ST. GEORGE. Mr, nnd Mrs. Fred Isham of Burling ton spent Sunday at O. W. Isham's. Mr. and Mrs. E. T. Collins of Hunting ton are the guests of Mr. ai d Mrs. Jaine.s Mlllh.im for a few days. Mrs. Anna Tdlev, Mrs, Addle Chase, Mrs. Carrie Millham. Mrs. Mattie Manslleld, Miss Edith Millham and Mrs. Florence Mill Irnn atteneded tho W. R. C. district con vention in Hiirllngton September K Miss Margarette Tllley spent Saturday nnd Sunday at home. Sherman Isham is visiting his aunt, Mrs. L. A. Allen. WILLISTON. At Frank Talcott's Monday afternoon, September 11. tho n-v. W. H. Crawford married Edmund A. Guyette of Noith Williston find May Isabello Tracy of Es sex Tho Rov. W. H. Crawford has re ceived tho degree of LU D. from Nash ville Colleco of Law. Guy Crawford is at Smith Hern for a short time. The cir cle or King's Daughters met with Mrs. 11. O. 'Whitney Friday. The next meeting will be with Mrs. B. C. Johnson, October 2. Mr. and Mrs. Williams have lost an other child, It belnc the second ono who has died within three weeks. Joseph Rochelle has rented a tnrm in Richmond and will tako possession soon. I.iwreiu-o Welllngor has taken L. H. Talcott's farm and will occupy Mr. Talcott's tenement house on North street, which he has lale lv had fitted up. Miss Abbio Senna is at tending school at Essex Junction. Mrs. Marin Pierce has returned to her home in Huntington after visiting her brother, S. L Caswell. -Misses Maud and Ethel Lan deni spent Sunday at their home In Smith Hero. Belle Johnson entered Iisille col lege T.iesday Don Bombard his linlsh ec1 work at Mr. Ferguson's. The post oMSoe at Taloolt will be discontinued Sep tember 30. The vouug people had a corn toist at Lake Iroquois Friday evening. Flossie and Margery Bombard aro at the underwear factory nt Richmond. The schools nre all in session with the follow ing teachers: District No. 1, upper grade, Ethel Stevens: primary. Adelaide Mor rill No. 2. Ada C. Mace of Burlington; No 1. Catherine Crow ley; No, 3. Annio Johnson; No. 0, Lucy A. Church, Jericho; No. 7, Ethel Landon. South Heio; No. S. Mabel Brown; No. 10, Ellen Forbes; No. II. Maud Lnndon of Soulh Hero; No. 12, Maud Newell of Burlington. Dr. E. M. Buslmell of Hartford, Conn., hns been visiting his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Bi'shi.oll.-The Wrights have friends vis iting with them from Boston. WESTFORD. Mrs. .Tames H. Grow and daughter re turned from Newport Friday. Hugh Smith Is at home from a two weeks' vamlion. Herbert Elmer and C. R Stearns went to Montreal Friday. They expect to sail for England within a few days. Mis. Anna Jones is visiting her sKter, Mrs. R. O. Perry. Irving Cobb re turned to college Tuesday. Miss Joseph hie Everett of Burlington was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. B. A. Stone over Sunday. Maurice Irish spent Sunday with his pirents Mrs. George A. Allen of Nor wich, Conn., who has been spending a few weiks in town, went to rairiax ftutuiay. The Clovcidale Creamery compajiy paid SO cents per hundred for August mllk, George Cobb has graduated fntat the Albany Business college and now has a position in Rutland. .Mis. W. W. Kim ball and daughter aro visiting friends In Gland Isle and vicinity and Charles Kim ball has been spending a few days in Grand Isle county. Mrs. Mary Balch of Jericho Is visiting at Carml Osgood's. Miss AMce G. Whitton has been visiting In Jericho for a few days. A game of base ball was played hero Monday afternoon between a local team and one from Essex, which lesulted In favor of the Westford boys by a score of 1 to 21. The baud furnished music for the occasion. Mr. George linpklnson Is visiting his parents, the Rov. H. M, Hop. klnson and wife. Ralph Perry has boon home for a few days. He returned to the Pnhorslty of Vermont Tuesday, Cards are out announcing tho marriage of Miss Mary Elmer to E. C. Ryder, the cere monv to tako placo nt the home of the la Ide in Addison, Wednesday, Sept. 30. HAGAR BROTHERS continue an old hardware and paint ntoro in Burlington, known for over m years for th. reliability of ds goods. They sero tuatomcrs promptly. WINOOSKI. The funeral of Harvey V. Horton was held fiom the Trinity Episcopal Church at 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon, and was vi ry hugely attended by friends, relatives and business men of Burling ton and Wlnooskl. The services for tho dead were conducted by tho pastor, the Rev. E. C. Bennett, assisted by tho Rev. George Y, Bliss of Burlington. A pinr totto composed of Messrs. J. 1'. Cobb, 1'. C. Lon, Frank Swett nnd F. P. Mitchell of Burlington rendered several selec tions. Miss Eslellc Packard acted as or ganist. At the closo of the church ser vice tho casket was opened In tho vesti bule of tho church and the remains wero viewed by the congregation as they pass ed out, and by the crowds which gath ered outside tho edifice. Tho bearers were Messrs, Ellas Lyman, T. S. Peck, S. L. Reynolds, Ormond Cole, John East wood and Ira Allen. The casket was covered with many floral offerings, a number of which were sent from business houses of this village and Burlington. The Interment was In Green Mount ceme tery and the arrangements wero In charge of A. E. Clement. Services for the late Mrs. Angle Pratt, whose death occurred at the residence eif C. S. Lord early Saturday morning after ft lingering Illness was conducted al tlio house nt 10:30 Monday morning by tho Rev. E. S. Morey of tho Methodist Church. Tho remains wero taken on tho 11:37 train to Waterbury Center where service was held at tho Free Baptist Church at 2 p. m. by tho Rev. J. W. Bergen assisted by the Rov. E. S. Morey. Tho interment was in the family lot. Mrs. Pratt was 73 years of age and was tho widow of the lato Dea con David Pratt, who was ono of tho oldest residents of Waterbury and u pioneer resident of Washington county. Mrs. Pratt and her husband were closely connected for many years with the af fairs) of the Green Mount Seminary and tho Free Banllsl Church of Waterbury Center. Mrs. Pratt, since the death of her husband 12 years ago, has mado her home with C. S, Lead of this village. She was a devoted Christian woman, a pa tient sufferer and was esteemed for her nletv and kindness to others. A man, crazy drunk was arrested Sat urday morning by Deputies Kane and Brodlo of Burlington on Main street, and taken to tho county Jail. Ho gave his n iniii as Charles MacDcnnlck, and will hae a hearing to-day. Charles Cote, tlio nine-year-old son of Mr. nnd Mrs. Fi-ink Cote of Center street, narrowly escaped a serious In 1tirv. late yesterday afternoon, but as It Is he is suffering Irom a nadiy laceraicu arm and other bruises. Young Cote found a large railroad dynamite cartridge while playing In the street, and was told by an older companion to lilt It with a rock. This ho did with the result that the cartridge exploded and Cote received the full charge in the right arm Just above the elbow. Tho flesh was badly lacerated and a bole about an inch deep cut through the Meshy part of the arm. Tho tips of two lingers wero al'-o blown off. Dr. St. Germain was called and dressed the Injury, several stitches be ing necessary to close the wound. The marriage of Miss Mary Alapa and Louis Jesse Gonyeau will tako place at St. Stephen's Church at nlno o'clock this morning. Mrs. A. E. Jones has returned to her home in Jersey City. N. J., after spend ing the summer witli friends In town. Among those who will attend the C. T. Co.'s annual excursion to New York to monow nre Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Llnseu meir, Mrs. I. S. Dubuc and daughter, Miss Dora Dubuc, and J. F. Allard. Mrs. Agnle A. Pratt, whoso serious ill ness has been mentioned, died at tho homo of C. S. Lord Friday night Just be tote midnight. She was 70 years old. The sun shone on two brides In the vil lage Monday morning. The llrst of tho davs weddings was that of Miss Lea Fiecman nnd Adelard Lord. The cere mony took place at 6:30 o'clock at St. Francis Xavier Church and was per formed by the Rev. J. F. Audet. Follow ing the ceremony lireakfast was served at tho bride's homo on West Center street nnd in the evening a reception and dance was tendered tl.i m at the home of the rroom on East Center street. Mr. an.l Mrs. Lord were the recipients of mnnv beautiful presents and will reside In he village. St. Stephen's Church was tho scene of tho second pretty wedding Monday morning wlvn Louis Jrsso Gonyeau took for his bride Miss Marie, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mis. Louis Alapa. Promptly nt nine o'clock the bridal party entered the church to the strains of Lohengrin's wedding march rendered by the organist. Mrs. A. M. I.onegan. The Rev. J. P. Rand performed the ceremony in the presence of a large gathering of friends and relatives. The bride was attended bv her father, who gave her away, and by Miss Mabel Limoge of Burlington as brldesrnnld. The groom was attended by his brother. Edward Gonyeau, as best man. The bride was handsomely nttlred in creme vollle trimmed with white silk over lace, and wore a chiffon wreath in her hair. She also cairled a bouquet of white carnations. Miss Limoge was gowned in muslin do sole, wore a black hat and carried white carnations. Dur l.ig the mass solos wero rendered by tho following: Charles Scully. George Shan ley, Joseph Ontichon, Margaret Mlnah in, Mamie Burrs and Sadie Geary, Follow ing the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the bride on Clifford street, whcie refreshments were served and con gratulations extended the happy couple. Thev were the recipients of numerous presents, in 'lading furniture, silverware and hrlc-a-brac. I ast evening the wed ding party adjourned to the home of the groom on West street, where dancing was indulged In. Mr. and Mrs. Gonyeau loft Tuesday for a wedding tour in New York ilt.v nnd upon their return will be at home to their friends at S Clifford street. Deputies Riuiln and Brodlo took a c'rlve Sunday afternoon and Incidentally searched the house of Willis Atherton. ne-ir M illetts Bay. Thoy were success ful In locating x quantity of beer and whiskey, which they seized. Mr. Ather ton was placed under nrrest but was re leased on his own recognizance. The case will prohabb bo heard after tho close of county court. The Wlnooskl fire department will havo its annual tournament and Inspection Wednesday afternoon, September 30. Charles McDermtl, tho man who was nriested Saturday by Deputies Kane and Brodlo, was arraigned before Justice F. L. Graves Monday morning, pleaded guilty to being drunk and was given ten days in jail. Henry Conlln prosecuted. A verv pretty wedding took place at St. Framls Xavier Church Tuesday morn ing, when Miss Delia, oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Couture, became tho bride of George Barber, son of Frank Barber. The ceremony was performed at fi'30 o'clock by the Rev. .1. F Auilet in tho presence of a large gathering of friends and relatives. Both were attended by their fathers. The bride was prettily pttltod in ciepo de chine over white silk, carried a bunch of white roses nnd wore a vhlte h it. Following the ceremony tho bridal party repaired to the home of the bride's parents on Malletts Hay avenue, where cou'-'ratulutlons wero extended and breakfast served. In the evening a recep. lion nnd dance was tendered them at the eroom's homo on West Spring street. Mr. and Mrs. Barber were the recipients of a large number of handsome and use ful presents. They will make their home In the village. Yesterday the Wlnooskl river reached Its lowest mark this season. The cotton mill Is Idle nnd repairs aro being made) on the upper dam, which are made an nually, the expense of which Is borno lolntlv bv the Cotton Co., tho Stevens Machine company and S. II. Weston. Tho woolen mills closed their plant again yesterday witli the exception of tho weaving department In tho new mill and the doiurlmcnts not operated ny power, Tho power thus saved Is used to operate the electric marts, rne wur.t ot install hm the new water wheels at tho flouring mills Is progressing favorably. Four boiler makers nrrlved yesterday from Lowcill. Mass.. and aro assisting in the work. Tho boiler houso at tho woolen mill nlnnt Is also well under way. Another suit to recover damages has been brought ngnlnst tho Porter Screen Manufacturing company. Rosalre Plscho of this village hns, through his attorney, H F Wolcott, brought notion to recover t'i.m) for Injuries re reived while at work for the do fundant. Mr. Piseho claims that whilo at work on a boring mnchlno at the screen shops April I, 1899, tho machine broke loose from tho table nnd injured mm seriously and permanently. Henry Allarel has sold his interest In iho llrm of Lofi'Vbrc & Allard, bakers, at 31 Lafountnlu street, Burlington. The busi ness henceforth will bo conducted by Mr. Lefevbre. FRANKLIN COUNTY SWANTON. Tlio body of the Rev. John S. Tuppor of Burlington, who died at Bennington Thursday, arrived hero Sunday morn ing nnd was met by tho Immedlato family, tho Rev. E. J. Ranslow and a detachment from the Jewett Post, G. A. R. From tho station the body wns tnken to tho Congregational Church. Tho service at 2 p. m. wns conducted by the Rev. E. J. Ranslow and tho Rev. F. T. Clark. Prayer was offered by the Rov. F. T. Cnlr-k, after which a quartette, composed of Dr. F. II. Dun bar, E. I', Adams, E. D. Wheclook and II. L. Peaso, sung "Lead Kindly Light" nnd "Nearer My God to Thee." Tho Rov. Mr. Ranslow delivered tho funeral address. Tho Interment was at Rlver sldo cemetery. Tho bearers wore Capt. G. G. Blake, C. S. Gates, C. H. Buttcr llold, William Manning, H. A. Gregg and R. O. Sturtevant. There wns a largo nnfl beautiful floral tribute, which expressed tho esteem of many friends as well as relatives. The Mili tary Order of the Loyal Legion was represented by ex-Lletlt.-Gov. F, S. Stranahan of St. Albans and Col. E. W. Jewett of Burlington and tho casket Mrs. G. II, Skeels of Nashua, N. IL, Is stnnning at the Hotel Swanton. Mrs. Waller Schoolcraft is visiting Mrs. Sabin Donaldson. Mrs. James Babbitt, who has been vis iting her father. E. P. Adam.?, has re turned to her homo at Haverford, Pa. Mrs. C. M. Younc has gono to Morris vllle to snend a few days with B. Ellis ami friends. Arthur Vllleneuve. employed on tho Canada Atlantic railway, has moved to Ottawa. Out. Guy Rucleau of Windsor, who has been visiting O. K. Brown, left ror non:o yes terday. William Oulmette of Springfield, Mass. Is at home on a two weeks' vacation. Charts Butler, agent for tho Canada Atlantic and wife havo gone to Malone, N. Y to attend the fair. The 1. M. C. 1'. held a meeting at their hall In Carr's block Tuesday even ing and arranged a prngrammo for tho winter. Two new applicants wero voted imnn and accented. The reports of tho committees were read and accepted. It was agreed that tho pool and billiard table bo recovered. Dr. T. R. Stiles of St. Johnshury was In town Tuesday on business for tho Slate hmrri of health. John Oulmette has entered tho employ of Monet .t Brown as salesman. Edward Bravlon mis gone on a nusl tioss tr n throum tne .now j-.nginmi States. He expetts to be gone until Christmas. SWANTON CENTER. Fnv L. Hazard has begun his work as br.ikeman on the Central ermont rail road. The Phllean club met with the Misses Oniric and Florence Hubbanl rri- day night. Mrs. N. E. Jennlson, who has snenl the summer at tne oiu nomesecau, has gone to .Montreal for a few days' visit en route to her home In Chicago. J. A. Evarts, 2nd lieut., Co, IJ.. went to NorthliMld Monday tor a course oi tudy In Norwich Cnlvcrslty. .Mrs. .Mar tha Reals Is having the smaller oi ner farm houses nalnted and repaired l- ar- mois are rutting corn wmcn win gnu hotter vleld than was expected. No kill ing frost hut yet visited tins section. ST. ALBANS. The. i:,th wedding anniversary of Mr, and Mrs. Israel S. Bostwick or Bant street, was epiletly celebrated Sunday by tho family. Mr. and Mrs. Bostwick .ere I veil several remembrances ot mu occasion, which was a nappy one. The funeral of Mrs. Mary .McKeaver, who died at Waterbury Thursday even ing and whose remains were brought hero Friday, was held irom St. .Mary s uiuircu at lhroe o'clock Sunday afternoon, th Rev. Father Thomas Donahue officiating. The bearers wore William Mulc-ahey. John Andrews. Thomas Connors and Michael owers. The interment was in tne r air fax street cemetery. The funeral arrange ments wero In chargo of J. Lawrence Dnllng. The funeral of Mrs. Ida M., wile or Taber M. Anderson, who died suddenly of heart disease at her homo on Ferris street eaily Friday morning, was held from St. Luke's Church at 2;'W o clock. Sunday afternoon. The Rev. . Hamil ton Benham was the ottlciatlng clergy man and the singing was by the full choir. The hearers weie Henry A. Dunbar, George W. Wells. James Luke, Alexander MeConnell, Charles E. Preston and Henr Randall. The Interment was In the South Main street cemetery. Among those from out of town who attended the tuneral wero Mr. nnd Mrs. C. Osgood, Frank Stan- nard and Mrs. ll.ulley of Concord, N. II., Mis. I. II. Mellendy of Jerrersonvllle, Mrs. Elmer Thomas of Georgia and Blair Tho mas of Sheldon. An Important meeting of the board of directors of tho Franklin County Cream ery association was held at tho oltice of the company Monday morning, wnen the Hon. Thomas M. Deal, who has been manager of that Institution since Its or ganization some 12 years ago, resigned his petition. Tlio directors voted to abolish the oftlce and title of manager and an executive board was elected, con sisting of the Hon. Edward C. Smith, Frank E. Chambcrlln, Georgo II. Clatlin, Frnnk I. Marvin and Thomas M. Deal, which board will direct the policy nnd general business of the association, Georgo II, Clatlin, who has been superintendent for several years, will assumo tho gen eral duties and attend to Iho detailed work, formerly under the supervision of Mr. Deal. The directors expect that this change in managing the internal affairs of the institution, will bo beneilclal to the patrons and the stockholders. Dr. B. J. Kendall, formerly of Enos- burgh Falls and lately of Saratoga, N. Y., who was this last spring elected president of tho Dr. B. J. Kay Medical company of St. Albans, for tho purinsc of consolidating the Dr. B. J. Kay Medi cal company of Saratoga Springs, N. Y nnd the St. Albans Remedy company of St. Albans, has lett his former home In Saratoga and gone to Chicago, 111., where he has taken up his permanent residence at 3'MS Indiana avenue, and resumes! tho practice of medicine. R. B. Honey, a young man from Frank lin, who came down last week to see tho sights of this big wicked city, went down to the "Blocks" as a matter of course and fell In witli Mary Protllt. They had various drinks nnd when Honey camo out of his trance, his money had been removed from his wallet and In its placo was a counterfeit t' bill which Mary put in for lin k. She was arraigned before Judge Thorne Monday, charged with theft, was convlcteM nnd lined JJ0 and costs of $I2.S1 from which she appealed and went hack to Jail In default of ball. Dr. and Mrs. William Stanford Ste vens will loavo this city on October 4 for an extended stay In Europo. They will spend tho winter In Cannes and next summer in Switzerland. Gardner Murphy, who has been promi nently identified with the butter nnd creamery business of tho county for sev eral years, has leased all of his creamery and separator stations in tho county to White & Co. of Boston, Tho case of Victor Stone vs. Robert H. Soule, charging false arrest nnd im prisonment, will go to the jury to-day. On tho completion of his case, the crim inal docket will bo takon up. It now looks as though the business of the term would bo concluded with tho month, The invitations havo been Issued for tho wedding of Miss Cora Lilian, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. It. Greono, and James Arthur Graham, which will tako placo at tho Vnlvor sallst Church Wednesday evening, Oatobor 7, at 7 30 o'clock. FLETCHER. Chester S. Lamb has on exhibition at W S. Shrpardson's store 10 notntooa mi of ono hill which weigh 12 pounds. Albro itugg is nonseu witti a bad leg. W, S. Shcpordson has Ida new ntoro and repairs nearly completed. Mr. and Mrs. T. Wella had n nn hr.. September 1C Mrs. C F, Corse is In poor health. Arthur Robcrs of' St. Al bans was a guest of C. f'arneiilr.r Fri day. Miss Ella Kinsley Is vMting frlcndd In town. Miss Hello Parsons has return ed home from the White- mnimtnino whero sho baa spent the mmmor ns a waitress. The wedding ot Misa nir-'orn Cnrpenter e.f Cambridge and (iaudo Kel logg ot uaiiio uree-K, Mi,-h . ti ,!t place at the home of her father A. M, Carpenter, Wednesday, September '.! Miss Carpenter Is a grand-daughter cP the late Emory Carpenter of this nln,' Misses Ildah Rugg and Marv N v q are attending school at Johnson Mi a. Ira Carpenter has returned to her hnniei from Swanton. Mrs. dishing is f.ui, g rapidly and her death Is looked fr.r . f day. Miss Alle'o Coffrin of Boston w .1 at tile home of Eugene Illnninard T' day. .Mrs. J anion is visiting h r slsr r. Mrs. F. D. Ellis. ENOSBURGH FALLS. The Ladles' Aid will ppi-vp s ir-ner in tho parlors of the- Methodist Cb ir-1, l-v, day from 5:30 to 7 p m Mrs F B. C u of Portland, Me., who is one of the gc i organizers ot the W. 11. M i.rty. w t the guest of Mrs. V. A. Irish M .r 1 v. end in tho evening gave an Inti re ,rt- tnlk to the ladles who met her tr r-. Mrs. Clark gave an iiddr.- S . 1 morning at West Berkshire, seem, t- 12 members to the local inixlli.irv ' t-, afternoon and evening sho spok t 1 tt Franklin and organized a s'x i -t .- jt t place. The Voting People's Hum- M nry society meet Friday eve. - w 1 Miss Florence Kendall. A son w 1 n, September 19 to Mr. and Mrs Lo patle. Mr. and Mrs. Georgo L. II s Di - t r turned Friday from their w -11.- nnd will reside with Mr. Hints the Rev. G. W. Hunt. Fay 0n Irish, Carl and Clar iue I'omi-Mj . mer Colcord havo returned to t1 mont I'nlverslty. Re-nseiaer M returned Saturday to Dartmouth M f Perley came Sunday night fr .ru I where he had bem on business dur r' week. iho continue 1 f...., eondi ' Mr. and Mrs. C. Spa -r render It ii- r for someone to be with th-m ,ir t son and wife, Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Sra er, are making arrangements to tot- hors from St. Albans In the near future. WEST BERKSHIRE. Tho annual meeting of tho Worn s Christian Temperanee I'nl"n w ! nj with Mrs. A. W. Ford Sept- , r P Ml.ss Elsie Peterson went to f; ,r t ft -,f III., last week, where s1. is t . ( school. Misses Ve.sta Hull ,1 1 P rl Thompson roturne-d to th r r 1 3 Thursday from Iligbgat Spring w' i-i they had employment ' tl 1 1 k a houso. Mrs. William t mad r 1 r ,, Saturday from a week's i-it w 1 r t- tives In Waterloo, p. Q went Tuesday on tha N v - ' sion to visit her uncle, e R- F. Leavens and family it 1' -J. Mr. and Mrs. V. A. Irish nnd Mrs. Fred Draper of E Falls attended the missionary s this place Sunday morning.-Mi- T e ' ' P. N. d Mr sbui (. b, 1 n M ri n Mosier has returned to Midi. hiry '- lege, where she will resuni' l.er t n 1. s in the sophomore class. Mrs. Grn-.t Franklin visited her daugho r, Mrs. J. Emmett Weld Saturday. Tr.-- Rev. C. D. Pierce of Montgomery will pr- - b at South Franklin next Sunelay it p a. M.. and at West Berkshire .it 1 mi p. m. The Rev. A. W. Ford will mnd'i-t quarterly conference at Montgomery S .n d.vy, September 27,-Mrs. F B. Clark gavo three very helpful arl !r ?si s re cently In the Interest of th- II M. society In the morning at W. t B' rk shlre and afternoon and pveni" ,it K.ist Franklin adding 12 new mem! .-rs ta tlio West Berkshire auxiliary. She nrgi iz ed a new society at East Frank'.. n Tha annual meeting of the West B.rkshlro W. H. M. society will bo h. 1.1 t 'ho home of Mrs. J. C. Tower TV irseKy afternoon at two o'.lork. Miss C r)i will bo present nnd give .in infjrm.il taik. All who will attend. SHELDON. Mrs. A. M. Trudoau nnd Mi.-s Are! U Diamond went to N"W York lues1!., September 22. William F. P Ci r" w t to New York on the e. nrsi 1 - M J H. Marion, the station ngeir. whi 1 tu sick for several vv-- k-. 1 m r v ; slowly. The water tn tl Miss s , river Is very low for thi- t.n. 1' t a year. D. R. Bush of B -at. n M i.s , H stopping at the Portland Ho BAKERSFIELD. Mr. and Mrs. F. N. Wells and M rsh Flelcl have returned trim a visit Lyndonville. where the.v were the n 1. of Frank Wells. Mr. and Mrs. J Marcettc of I'mvidence. R I, vis relatives In town last we-k " s 1 e 1 ,Field went to Waterville, M. M id.-, where he will resume his studies at C01 by College. Miss Elizabeth Br (,h .m i Boston is visiting fi lends in .wn -Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Start spent S ir 'ay . 1 Johnson. Royce H. Farrand we.t ir Burlington Monday to attend the I di versity of Vermont. GEORGIA. The funeral of Mrs. Lottie H i'P' C Martin, who died at her h "me 1 1 r llngton, was held Irom tl..' C r.s, tlonal Church Saturday atienv..r. hi Rev. C. W. Clark officiating. Mrs M -tin leaves two children, one a bibv ' six weeks. Mrs. Herbert Caswv'l a I daughter went la.-t week to Quei whero her husband is ii.nl 1 '1 are to go to housekeeping t' - ' M -timer Loomls has moved int. t M -ton house at the Centre. The R- I 11am C. Clark and wife are si de 1, l lew days at the home of his p..r ts -The Congregational pulpit w is ti ed the Rev. William C. Clark of Hjrdwi k Sunday. A monument is b ing s- 1 1 the lot of Mrs. Analiza i'ldism --.Mr . Nell Whltcomb of St. Albans is is ? her cousin. Mrs. I. E. Jocelvn M . Laura Falrchlld has returned fr m 1 s ton, where sho has spent th. .si e -, and Is now at K. F. Custimans Mr. mid Mrs, Hiram Cushman are o--Joying an outing at the lake.- M Mahlon Ballard goes to New ork tlui week to visit friends. RICHFORD. The Hon. John D. Corliss of P. trolt, Muh., is visiting his parents and Dther relatives here. New planks ire b. Ing laid on the iron bridge, the work bi r . J01 3 durlnr. the light Allot herlot of l lun.uneu arrived at this port Tuesdny evening from Vancouver, B. C, and wero Ms ! in t o detention house. A 01111 g man nam u Morse, who works in the vein er mill, c ' his arm broken Tues lay forenoon whila at work there. Mr. and Mrs. Fred O. Laveue of Hartford. Cum., aro 'visiting their parents and friends here. -Mr. ant Mrs. Carl Smith of MllHutry are visiting his mother. Mrs. O W. Smith -Tho two Levin brothers of the American Clothing company's store went Mondu- tc Bur lington for a few days. Miss Edith Smith Is In chargo of tlio store. Miss Stella Hurlburt Is at home from Worcester. Mass., for a few weeks. Moy Loy of Bos ton Is spending a few days hero, Fifty six tickets wero sold from the Central Vermont railway stttlon last Tuesday for the excursion to New York. J. Van Ant werp hns bought the grocer business of II. J. Smith and is to conduct tho business In tho same place. HIGHGATE CENTER. Miss Emma Ptlmets, who has had em ployment at Sugar Hill, N, II.. tho past season, returned to hor homo hare last week. Capt. and Mrs, Alan Floury of Swanton spent Saturday in town. Mrs. James Guymont, who has boon vlsltlna friends the past two weeks, has return ed to hor home In Somervlllo Junation, Mass. D, J. Furmnn and son, Alan, of Swanton, were In town Saturday. Mrs. Hale and throo qhlldron of East Fair Hold havo been visiting Mrs. Georgo Bur leson the past week John Webster of Franklin Centre sponl Saturday in town. A. P. Burdlek. whe has been In thu Mnry Fletcher Hospital in Burlington for treatment tho past two weeks, ro (Continued on sixth page) It