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THE BUM INGTON FREE PRESS; THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1905.
w nniinuii a uii 1111,1 11 i.h iHiin r anii i n.i n.i n tn in 11 miiii ii n i i i iiLiiuuni ii 1 Ml I .l.li - A.. aviTiir n iirurHH 11 iuiimi.iiiti i ii the Growth of the Businew. TrlrDhune for Urery Thlrty.rour Imianiia I Il fllipn IHIPIaa Tolnl Iteeelpts for hr Year Were B6.Wt:i,r.36. MR. HAYDEH'S VIEWS GIVES BIB OPINION OF THE BEST TREATMENT FOR PARALYSIS. Mtl.nush the telephone Is ii develop- ent only of the past thirty years. It . .nf-n tiiinrM'lllf.t eolll- s nni-ooie ii iinn, ........ - orclal proposition In the United Slates .. .1,.. il,.,-ii,i,h. It lend tllO totter 111 e number of miles' of wire, In I ho per- ,ns employed and In the mutters of re nut and wai;eit. These facts are galli- .. - .!... I..,.. I,, it .'ii isited enverluu the tcle)hono atul irKldl'll t-jjMiion in vim Mniiiuji 'I he extension of the lonR-dlstancc tele- lione service, the Inttodttctlon of tlm ..,,i,.fnt,.l ut'Vlnmd l.ifn flir.H (llSirieTS. , the development of mtcll lines ill I........ . ,.. .-......! ..... . .m tttll- 1 1 1 J t ' II I" I il I .1 V IIIIIF .-,-.- , - ii cxchaPKo atul tnoro exiensivo ser ine, and the rapidly lucre :is!iib use of the .-. , ... . I . - lt!. ..II -,t.,, a growth of the Industry that ran ardly he realized. In 1002 the. wire illriR'i operated by commercial and ........1 a-i. .............. t ,.,., tir,,- rrn muted 7'.i per cent, of the combined :ii.iiki; i 1 1 f-iiuii i.tnn i . elesrraph systems, and theso same tele 'hone systems ?.t' employment to 7D.T prr cent, of the wacc earners, paid I.... ilt cent, of the wanes, received lis pei .lit. of the revenue and paid Ui.s pi r ent. nf tht exiienses. At. the census of IfcSO tho telephone lu- ust ry was in embryo, few commercial oitipanles belnff In operation prior to hat year The ilnanclal Interests repre- 1ir-. Illll 111' illllllll 111 V Wt'IU LIIIIIIJ.I 1 .1.1 1 I. InslRniUcntit as compared with the totals fur 1WJ. The number of miles of wire In use In 1S02 was 141 times, and the number of telephones nearly 41 tine a xi eat ,i In ISM). The number of miles uf wire and the number of Instruments ninr'i'ed in 112 by the Indcren.lent rural 1 1 1 , uliich In were not In exist- 1 nee, wete excess of the totals for the entire industry in tho earlier year. Tn IS- the population nf tlij United Ktali h was 10 IE" 7s-" md Hie number of telephones 01 t II til ml' w.i Mwlfl cIvIiir an averaKe of W r.-ons per telephone; tho popiihillon or c f ntineiit'il Vnitcd States in 10'iJ is cxtimnti I :t' 7S.57S.4SS, anl the number of t 1 'ihonts opciatcrt that yr.ir was ,'!I."..'i7. plvlii? an overage of 31 persons tier 'eleplllllie. Although In some .States the mutual m stuns and th ; independent farmer or 1n1.il lle are of creat Importance, tho piiipoit'ion of the telephone business n.iiisaeteil by such systems tn continental Tiiitcd States In was very small. The rnuiMii-i'. 1.1I systems numbered 3,157, three times as many as tho mutual systems, of wliii ii iliuu were f;d. and reported lu-arly all of the wire mllcase. telephones and MilmTib'-rs. The total revenue of ail ti lepiK ii' sv, tems, liom operatlo'is and nil other soiiiies, amounled !o fS,S2ri,5tS, m- nn n.i:iDe .if .ttT.50 ner lelenbone. of tills .-iMnunt .11 iiereeiit mi derived fioiu t.n.itl .iiinr.i 1 1, 111 Tim frilrll mirr:it llir- .v- fnses amotmlefl to J.",S,Sb7,iil'. or $24. ."S per telephone, the total net income w.i $.il,6'A7.'". or J!t.;M per leh phone, and the nit sui plus for the year was JS.SiS, 141), or K.'S per telephone, '"he cmmerelal and mutual systems ro-portc-U 2,515,2.17 telephones as in operation uni inc lt'f2. Of these pi,:!l wete public ex chanees. M'.STO were public or sep. jiiiblli Millions or telephones used by tho penev.il imlillc upon payment ol a stated fe, and 2,224.(!i! were pdvato telf)ihnne. ''here hit. 2,17s. "SC subscribes reportei, Klvi'iK an cM-niRe or apprcMmately one telephon" to (licit snbscribtr. TI.e esti mated number of messntfor or talks 0 it'll ir the onr over the 'Aires of the i-omineteiiii ami mutual systems was 6.07'. "I '.'! r it- the i.PK Indcpemlcnt farm er or I'li-il lines no estimates could bo obtained. in" 1 ommereiat teieRr.iph mes-accn sci.t l i i-i ik l!.' numbered M.s:it,7W, or h s tin , eie-flfty-.slxtli of the teliplione nies'-.ii'f -i, nr.ii tlie pieces of first class ir 1 matlr tiiat parked thiouuli tho i i.nK r 1 in 1 it th" same yfar numbi.ud 1,- 1.11 271 ei' or not o.uI!e as manv as tho t'l'lilione messages, MstimaiiiiK tho pop.ilri ; 1. 111 of eriitinental Unlud .Slates in i'i2 ii 7.."7S, m, there wero PI persons- I er t. li-plmii" and 05 messaces r rson ii er 11. pared v.lth nn uveraf;'.! of 2,1!KI n. 1 sa,'. p-teli phone iluring the yi.ir. I'lie eoniiueiclal telefrapli systeniei' tiumiHT d 25 in i;i''2, as compared with n 1 Till, striking derrctiso is due t() the piiniber of consolidation which have t iken plan., tin magnitude of the ripim 1 ic 1111I liisni. s.s allowing u Br'at in Dtelnret ThKt Or. WlllUmi' Pink rillt llitord th Via ef HI Limbs Wht All Othar RmiU rlld. The ortmonitoTy ymptoma of pimly. lit in: trembling of the hands; tndden Ions of power in armi or lege, frequently affecting one whole aide of tho body ; (tag gering; partial or entire inability to tine the fingers; distortion of tho features, sometimes an Bneoatrollable quivering of tho chin; severe pains; difficulty in SDeooh. Frequently the first warning is a vague feeling of headache, vertigo and muoular weakness. la a recent interview Mr. w. J. L. Hayden aaid : " I truly think that Dr. Williams' Fink Fills are a great meat- cine for they oared me when physicians and other remedies baa fauea to give me the slightest relief. Too close at tention to business brought on an attacic of aervousness which finally developed into paralysis. There were times whna it was impossible for ma to move my hands or to get up worn a cnair. At other times I had partial control of my limbs, but I was afraid to go far from the honse for fear I might suddenly be come helpless and have to be carried home. While I was in this miserable con dition, I was stricken with malarial fever and confined to bed for fnnr mouths. had tho best physicians, but while they relieved my fever, their treatment did not entirely drive the malaria from my system, and they did not help my par alysis in the least, "I was well nigh despairing when a friend persnadedmeto try Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. When I had finished one bos I could see remits that enoonraged me. Mv condition kept steadily improving, and when I had taken seven boxes I was owed of pAralysis and tho malaria was completely driven out of my system. For two years now I have enjoyed the best of health and have attended to bus iness without Btiy interruption." Mr. Hayden's home is at No. 362 West 39th street, New York. Dr. Williams Pink Pills have cored muny similar cases of paralysis, also locomotor ataxia. They are sold by all druggists. A treatment no simple, inexpensive and successful shonia tie men oy every sunerer irom partial paralysis iu any 01 us stages. NEWS Of VERMONT. More Important Hveata dratier lot Free Press tlendern lltitlaael Railroad Nens. Assistant Treasurer K. it. Jlo.slter of the Itutlnnd railroad went over tlm romt as far north as Hurllnf ton In his private car Wednesday. Ho stated that Ills trip to Ilutlaml was merely for the purpose of becoming ntniiHlnted with llio business of tho company, Sir, Kosltcr stated that the treasurer s ofllco will not be moved tn Jtutliind Inside of two or three works. I'hrrc. have been some chaiift-es In the lo cation of the company's offices In the flement building. Oenernl Manager rieorpo T. JnrvK has moved his offlco from the second Hoor to tho rooms on I ho third floor formerly occupied by the presldenl. Treasurer and Clerk A. tl, Adams will occupy the offices vacated by Mr. .larvls. BENNINGTON CHAPTER, D, A. It. Tho annual meetlnjr of ltennlnRton chapter, 1). A. It., was held Wednesday afternoon, officers helnff elected 11s fol lows: RoKont, Mrs. II. O. Ttoot; vlce- re(rettl, Mrs. Clement II. ("lone; treasur er, Mrs. 1.. A. Oraves; secretary, Mrs. H. I. Sibley; registrar. Miss Kdlth Iiewe.v; chaplain, Mrs. W. n. Sheldon; historian. Miss Kathryn .1. llubbell: delenate to the continental congress at WoshliiKlon. I he resent. Mrs. fieorse V. (irnves; alternate, Mrs, Onirics II. pHi'llng. It was decided to give 11 card party In Foresters' hall the evening of February 22, the proceeds to ro tow ards the biilldltiK In Washington, which the D, A. It. Is erecting. The ehapter Is the custodian of the flags of the gun boat riennlriKton, sent as a gift to the town upon the arrival at San Fran cIsco of the tlciinlngton on Its first home trip from the rhlllpplnes. A commlltee, Mrs. J, A. Craves, Mrs. II. A. Hradford and Mrs. II. I, Norton, pre sented plans for cases for lhi Mags. It was decided to procure these, and have them put up in the town clerk's room. ST R A N'T K WOMAN IN PAWMJT. Many people In Puwlet ore being ftiglit fned each night by a strange woman, who Is very eccenttle ami tho cause. cen tb'i bravest to wonder if she Is a practical Joker or an escaped Inmate of mine lunatic, asylum. No small amount of Interest Is being taken in tin matter, as each day the mystery sui rounding her seems to deepen. She say? "I'm tho T.ndy in niack;' by tho scar on my hand ou shall know me," ciaFo. At the present time the telegraph business In prii'tlcjlly controlled by twi companies, vet the number of miles of wile In operation in 1M2 was uoro than four times, the number of messages al 1110M three tlni"s, and the receipts from messages more than twice a treat as in 10. The average rate per message In V.i'i. after deducting the number of cable messages and the receipts thelefroni n.iA il cents, as compared with 15 cents In IS"!, The total receipts of the commercial telegraph companies In ir"2 amounted to Sln,KO,0:is, of whl'h M.2 per cent repre sented the gross receipts from operation. The operating exienue.s amounted to J21, SM.411, the net Income to $M82.fOI. and the net surplus for the year to S 3.725, 11, The comnvtvlal telegtaph companies re ported 1..11S.350 tulles of wire in operation in 1K2, but also made a repoit of l,:;u7.A4S miles, as owned or leased. Of the latter mileage C2.5 per cent, nas operated by the single or Morse system, 14.1 per cent, by the duplex system, 22.6 per cent, by tile quadruplex system, and lli remain ing eisht-trnths of I per cent, by machine or automatic system1'. flic conimercl.il telegraph messages sent during the year ir2 numbered .11, 6".SS7, or which S20,4W weic cable mes- s.im. There were fi-4 railway .omnanles that reported th c perat'ou of telegraph or telephone lines in connection with tin transportation bu-iness. Along their rlcht of wav the-ie companies had 1,127,15 nlles of sintle telegraph nnd telephone wire, of which they owned 21.5 per cent. DOC, OAVK WAKN1NO Ol'' niSTRRSS. FAKMKIt'3 SICK HEADAGHE Positively cured by meso jjiuie nils. Tlicy also relievo Dis tress from Dyspepsia, In digestion and Too Hearty Eatujff. A perfect rem edy for DlzzlneFii, Nausea, DrovrslneM, Bad Taste In tho Mouth, (Mated Tongue, Fain ia the Side, TORPID LIVER. Tim regulate tbo Bowels, Purely Vcjretable. SMALL PILL SMALL DOSE, SMALL PRICE. CARTER'S iTTLE lVER plj.S. CARTERS VPlTTLE YlVER pills. Genuine Murt Bear Fac-Similo Signature REFUSE SUISTITUTES. GOOD PRINTING Many people order printing of us regularly BY MAIL. They re. ceive the same painstaking care and attention, and the game low prices, that are given those who can personally n you need bus nmua simuonery, or it yon are going to get out advertising matter of any kind, send it to us and be assured that it will be well done, at a reasonable pries. Free Press Printing Co. Burlington, Vt. CAltK OF 8TOVK8. (Prom What to Kal.1 If the asbestos of stoves or lireplaees becomes discolored or blackened from the can snioliiiiR, as It frequently does. the. thins to do is to sprlnklo the fea thery llbre with common lahle salt, then llR-lit thn K.is and let it burn the same as usual. The soclty appearance nf the asbestos departs like, niaRlc nnd tho mineral soon resumes Its natural white. ness nsnin, Il happens, too, that the tiny apertures through which the cas ows become frumined n-d partly tllleil in; when such is ihe ease tun a hatpin through the holes, or a round toothpick, and it will lfadlly free tlnni. It Is Important also to rIvo parlicular attention to the gas ranpo if the best results aie to be obtained, and this K especially truo where It Is In constant service for cookinic. TIiIiirs inclined to boll over quickly, like milk or coffee, should be watched to prevent It happen- tPK. as they clou the burners and cor lode the iron or zinc linings, causlnir them to rust and Ret a stained, uilRhtly appearance. About 0110 or twire a week, according to tho use of tho raiiRe, tho burners should be lifted out, turned up side down and lightly tapped to knock out any dust or soot that tnlRlil havo lodged In the circular aperture that sup plies the (lame. A hatpin Is good for plckitiR out any particles th it resist tap plntr. When not using Keep the lids on the stove. Keep clean by rubbing with a dry cloth, particularly the oven floor and racks. When anything; flows over and bums, or grease pops around from link, lug meats, it shoul he thoroughly tcoured with sonp nnd warm water, then wlp"l with a dry Tag. Keeping ull gas stove polished prevents them from rusting. msTitimvnoN. "Do you believe that the wraith of the country ought to bo disti United'.'" "Certainly," unswered Mr. Dustln SI as. "It Is being distributed now, among: my self and a lew othcis." Wushlngton Star. CASTOR I A For Infanta and Children. The Kind You Have Always Bought Bears the Signature of dui tht lie Kind u Ha',8 Always Bo'ijM OikslTOAXA. Bon i.h The Kind Yon Have Always Bought iUgnatars ef Prank Oiniaine, a farmer living 011 Pox hill In Fairfield, is the owner of a remark able dos of the Scotch olle breed, which he. has reason to value very highly, tins day this wmlei, Mr. (iermaine, accom panied by his dog, went to the woods after a load of logs. A while afterwards the doR returned tn the house alone and upon being admitted went up to Mrs. (,er i.iaiiie, whining and making signs of dis tress In the languago of dogs, and taking her by the dress, drew her towards the door and she, knowing the Intelligence of the dog, divined that something must be wrong, and followed him to the wood', where she found Mr. Germnino pinned to the ground by a log so heavy that she. was unable to move It, and was obliged to go back and call a lu-ignhnr to assist her In liberating him. Mr. Ocrmnine, who was badly bruised and chilled, as the day was very cold, feels that he might have perished In the woods alon hnd It not been for the Bagacty of hl dog In bring' inir timely help. Finn IN NEWPORT. Fire was discovered In the opera house building ill Newport Wednesday morning at live o'clock, but It was ex tinguished before the building was destroyed though the los will amount to several hundred dollats. The blaze had made considerable headway when discovered, but the lire company soon had it under control. The principal losers will be K. Lane & Son, dry goods merchants. Others occupying tha building are Illodgett & Goodwin, clothiers. New Kngland Telegraph t Telephone Co., Insurance companies, and the National Bank. CllOITIJl: CUT HIS HAND ul'P WITH AN AXE. Thomas .1. Williams of Castleton Cor ners met with a serious accident while cutting wooil on a block at his home there. His fool slipped on the lee, and the nse came down upon his hand, cut -1 ting it off at the wrist. I)r, Clnik of Cas tleton was quickly summoned and dress ed the wound. Mr. Willlnms was a s'.ute worker .and was employed by W. K. Lloyd nt the latter's quairy at North Poultney. imiNGs si: it pot; q, Cieorgo D. ParUhurst of I-'.iir Haven, administrator of tho estate of the late Daniel Ilegan of that place, has brought suit against the Vermont Fitf.idliH',' Cirecn Slate company of Pair Haven for $K),(hi0 damages. The plaintiff claims that on Hcplember 11, 19ftt. while employed by the defendant, Daniel Itegun fell i) feet from near tho top of 11 high derrick pole from which ho was suspending a cable pursuant to I lie defendant's orders, and was killed, lie left a widow and n.iee children, It is also dalined that the rins for climbing the mast, and upon which Mr. Hegan was standing, were of old Iron and unsafe through the negligence of the defendants, and that on of these broke, letting Mr, P.eg.ip fall. A HOHSK POPND STAP.BED. A horse of Aligelo Scainpini was found In the barn nt Harre Thursday morning wilh a knife wound In the brca.M six Inches deep, the lungs narrowly escap ing being punctured. It In believed that some one slunk into the tmrn during the night and committed the dastardly deed, but there is considerable mystery about It, as Mr, ficampinl keeps dogs In tho barn and says that no nun could have entered the structure unless In was pretty well acquainted with the anlmalE. WILL lNVESTIOATI-: ADULTERA TION OP SPtJAR. Dr. If. D. Holton of Brattleboro, sec retary of the State hoard of health, re plying to a question asked by a rcpre. scntntlve of The Messenger with ref erence to action to; be taken under the new pure food law, said: "We mean to prosecute the mutter 11s f,u- as our means will allow. The bill carried no appropriation nnd heneo wo must pro. vide from our own appropriation, which is limited, for the purpose of specimens and the payment for Both ering; them as well as ether incidental expenses, which you will see will hin der us considerably In the matter of execution of this law, Thsl the maple sugar of th Htate is adulterated, and that there is on the market whai pur ports to be maple wugar (hnt dues not contain a trace, even, of any product of Ihe maple sap, we are well a wine; In fact wn have had letters from other Slutes with r'el'ereiicft to n,H ma Iter, nn that will be one of tlio things we shall take tip. tn Ihe larger towns the milk supply will i looked after, and oilier things to fur as wo can." A FAHMKna INSTITUTE. Notwithstanding the blizzard Thurs day, the members of tne Stale board of agricultural, who were announced to hold a farmers' Institute, were pres ent and the programme was success fully carried out In rtrauieboro, al though the attendunce whs smaller than would have been tho case had the weather been favorable. Senator George W. Pleice made the address of welcome. The rest of the programme was as follows: "The Dairy Cow and Her Environment," Prof. !, s. Phelps, for 1 1 years professor of agriculture In the Connecticut Agricultural Col lege; "Potato Culture," Dana II. Morse of Randolph, member ot the board of agriculture; ''Creamery Management," Ernest Hitchcock of Tittsford, member of the board of agriculture; lecture on tuberculosis, Dr. E. R. Campbell of Rockingham, member ot the State tuberculosis commission; "Agriculture In Our Rural Schools," L. r. Jones, professor of botany In the University of Vermont; "Farm Sanitation," Dr. II. D. Ilolton of Hr.ittlcboro, secretary ot thn Ktatc board of health. MORE WARNINGS TO SHERIFF PECK It Is sitrprlslns In find atnom; the let-1 lets received by Sheriff II. II. peck of While River .Im.ctlon relative to the ap proaching execution or Mrs. Mary Rog ers, condemned to death lor the murder of her husb.mil. Marcus tiogers, Ihe ap peals made hv intelligent Individuals to dissuade him ft "in performing his un pleasant duty. A resident of Windsor county, a man of some p-omlnence in his own town spil a Justice, ot the peace, re cently wrote reminding him that Sheriff Wallace, who executed Mrs, Kmtneline Meeker some tl ears ago for the murder of tin adopted daughter, was tinab'.e to deep soundly alierward". "When you lie down nt iilulil." continued the writer, "and shut your eyes to ro to sleep, this woman will rise up b'fote vottr vision, and you can si e nothing eio imt n young woman writhing in agony produced by your hands.'' A PETITION FOP. REPRIEVE OF M A It V llOflPlIS SENT GOVERNOR I'PI.I.. A petition from the people of llen- nlugtnn vlllnge 10 reprieve tho sent ence of Mary M. Rogcis condemned to be banged February I! for the murder nf her husband, Marcus Rogers, has Oeen sent to Gov. C. .1. l'.ell. The docu ment contains nearly SOU names, In cluding many of the leading citizens of tlie place Tills is claimed to bo a remarkable number t oiirlilerlng the brlei time In which tin- paper has been In circulation. Mls Kusle Rogers, who Is not a relative of the condemned mur rtcress. Miss Etta SUeeter. and E. T. Grlswold. who havo bre.ii foremost In the effort to circulate the petition, state that they notice a marked change in tho feeling toward .Mrs, Rogers dur ing the last few weeks. The fact that llcnnington whs her homo and that her menial condition is better known there than In any otner place In the State, it is claimed, gives tills appeal more weight. A SNOW 8'OKM OF IVfl. A s;now storm similar to last week's storm occurred In Vermont in Decern ber, IS."), the sitae year that the Rut land railroad commenced running. A train on that rontl left llurllngton Monday morning' the 21nl, with two cars mid only reached North reirhburgh at night. There being no coi.venfent station and the village a mile ilntant several ot the passengers spent the night In a wood chopper's camp, lulf a mile distant. Tuesday morning a new tart was made and, not having modern snow plows, with slow progre (hey spent th whole day in reaching New Haven, where there was no station. Here with rails for fuel the night w.i ?pent In the cars and a little before noon on Wednesday the train reached MMdlcbury. CARNEGIE WOULD HELP IMVKN. FAIR A letter ha been received by George D, Paikhurst, a tttistee of the Fair llaten library, from Andrew Carnegie's secre tary, .iff critic nn behalf of Mr. Car negie the sum of ;,Win for the erectlo: of a live public library building, pro vlded a suitable sll is provided and the towns agrees to raise annually the sum of K0i for Its cire and maintenance. It has been suggesb-d that a special town tneetliic be eall'd to take -1 ot Ion regntd Ing the offer. TO DIVIDE STORE PROFITS. Ml of the cir.ploiees of the Vetmont Marble Co, who tride at the stores of the company nt West Rutland, Center Itutlnnd and Proctor, will receive In few dajs their share? of the profits of the stores for th" past six mouths. The earnings of the Preetor store were in per eenl.. West Rutland 7 per cent., and fen tor Rutland 1 per cent, during the pa six months, Each nf the employees will teeeivo a substantial amount as the result of the excellent htisinos which has been done, DID NOT LUCE WEST VIRGINIA. Kdg.tr Hart and Warner Drown, who left West RiirUe January 11 for Davis West Vn returned home last wcel Wednesday, both being firmly convinced Ml 1 Sacceeds. "U. S. QUALITY" WINS p IfiHI The Vermont Dairymen's Ass'n fSSK MONTPtUEn, VT., JANUARY 9-12 Mm SWEEPSTAKES, BASSOCIATION milt igjL GOLD MEDAL AND jjSl SILVER CUP, Aggfy ALL U. S. BUTTER M FARM that V"t liutke l a good ennngh place for them to live ami die In, They I'ldn't tlnd things in Ii.ivis 11 liny had at tn pated. The town Is nt the end of a n.H- ( road that twM and curves up a 111011. 1 iln for 5) miles. Davis is a place about the size ol Wfl lltirke village and 11 occupations are lumbering and coal min ing. It is a crude, out of tho way town, filled with southern and Italian labor- rs. The houses are of the very plain it kind simply boa'd .slructnr. They found thai board would eot them $:'a a month. Hart was offeted a Jon In the mill yard slacking lumber at $1 ,S0 11 day and Drown could have 0110 In the mill at $1 i;r- a day. Eleven hours and ten minutes constitute a das h work there. The hoys "onelnded that the storekeepers and saloonkeeper were the only peoplo there making money. The conditions of things were disappointment to them and they at once decided to make their stay short The weather was cold and foggy and dlngreea.hle. The work 111 the mills Is all done, by steam and the hoys didn't see a horse, They arrived thero Thurs day night and came away Monday. On the tetiirn trip lliry silent a day nt Washington taking in the sights. They wire at the depot Just about to take the train for Jersey City when Hart discover ed that he hnd left his overcoat some where. He left on the run to look for It but came back in a few minutes without It. Drown then concluded lie knew where It was and left In search for It. While Drown was away Hart suddenly remembered where he left his coat and went and got it. The I rain was Just to leave and Drown pot on, expect ing to find Hart there. Soon after Drown had left the city Hart returned to the depot nnd was surmised not to hnd Drown there. Hart waited two hours and h ft Jersey City on the m-M train. When Drown's train readied Jerse.y City he concluded to wait there for Hart, but missed him. Hart got off at tlie. same place, took the llrst ferry across lo New' York and was soon fast on his way to West Ittirke, while Drown was still waiting for him at Jetsey city. After II hours of tiresome waiting. Drown concluded that he had missed his partner. Dutlng nil these hours vision of Wett P.urke were constantly 1m-i.i his eyes and tho desire to reach tl." old plate was pulling strongly at iiN l.-irt. He was soon following Hart and arrivd in Vermont a few hours after him. AN IMMENSE LOAD OP SLATE. The largest load of slate ever drawn into Pnultney was that hauled by Andy ftreniian's team on Tuedav. If the night shades had commenced tn fall, from a distance one would have taken It for a loid ot hay. It was drawn fioni the quarry or uritnin & .-sain.imei iiren- nan's black team, which weighs about 2.4eo pound". The in.nl contained 3.MJ pieces of L'2-H. or nitinro and ID IV. I, nearly eight and half ton. THIS ISN'T IDLE TALK- IT'S COMMON SENSE.. Tit pro isn't ;ninllii'i' slrirli dc'ilcr in Wnwinl who rim soil you a slriffh ns rliraply as 1 cm. Tlio minimum riinninp; oxpcnsfs nf my Repository enables me ti sell nl about $10.00 ov $20.00 per vehicle elieaper llian other dealers, I want an opportunity to prove this to you. WALTER B. JOHNSON, tSSEX JUNCTION, POINTED PARAGRAPHS. A fixed star is an actor with reat stop- Because It's for Orre Thing only, and Burlington Is Learn ing This. Nothing oun be ood for every thinjr. Doing one tUin,' well brings, success. Doan's Kidney Pills do one thin? only. They're for sick kidneys. They cure backache, every kid ney ill. Here is Hurlinglon evidence to prove il. Mrs. O. Oolair. formerly of SC First street, says : "I was not well for a rntiplc of yc.11 8. 1 coutd not think what mis tlie matter with my back. It ached constantly. I felt a pain nt llrat below the shoulder blade and then it ran down the loins. Often at night it kept me awake by its perelatc.nl achln. Toss or turn a I nltaned, i could not rest easy In any position, and when I fell asleep I auot.e In agony. I often felt like giving up. The wretchedness and misery t en dured was omtlilni; awful. 1 tlon'L know how Ion this thing would have lasted if t hd net cot Dooii'h Kidney Pills at W. J. Henderson's drug More. The backache or kidney ache or what ever it was soon disappeared." For sale l y all dealers: price m cents. Foster-Mllburn Co,, lltiffalo, jf, y., o!e agents for the Fulled States. Remember the name Don it's and lake no other money. You can't save much time by ping your watch. A man is naturally ot a icllrlng de position when skepy. Tlie expected tip doesn't always come to Hie waiter who waits. Battles are fought for the purpose of making scraps of history. Let us hope lliu coming woman will be more piompt than the going one. If a man Is unable to stand success he. can ul least sit down und take it easy. Confidence in yourself Is half the battlo of life mid fooling people is the other half. Nothing looks so awfully cheap as a man waiting of hit, change In a dry goods store. , girl seldom Miiilis a sweetly n her own brollier as she. does on the brother of some oilier girl. Many .1 man who claims to tie the arclilti'ot of his own I'oiiune evidently Winked without a blue print No, ( otiiella, a hoise lh.it Is scratch ed Just beforo thu race Isn't uec(-sar-lly ntMeted Willi 11 cutaneous disease. An old bacliclnt- says Unit if 11 man doesn't know 01' any reason why he shouldn't niatry all he has to do is to attend hi own wedding mid he'll soon discover one, Chicago News, REFLECTIONS OP A il.U'l I ElAJIl. Thcr" is s-oiiicthiiig very uu-'atlslactory about being satisfied. A woman's clothes aro not made for tlie tigute she has, but for the llgure eh. wints people to think she has. Tlie bottomless pit Is where n man's money and good resolutions go. M'here Is something about a h.mk bal ance that alwajs makes a man whh Ur. ures would lie once in a while, Nothing mnkes a woman more Indig nant when she Is out with the baby th.tn for a stranger not to notice It, und If lie does it mak'.s her very misplcioiis. New York Press. All who use Atomisers In treating nasal eatarrh will get the best result from Ely's Liquid Cream Balm, Price, includ ing sprnylnK tube, cts. Bold by druj; ttNts ur mailed by Ely Hlfis , M wnrron Mlt et, New Verk. New Orleans, Sept. 1, 1900. McsiT. El? llros,; I sold two bottler of wiui Liquid Cream Halm lo it custnpicr, Win, Lnmlierlon, 1115 Delachaiso street, New Orleans ; ho has used Hie two bottles giving hint wonderful and most sails fattnrv results. (1EO. W. M'DUFP, Pharmaclsl. Farmers and Breeders. As the subscription season of l!)01-100-"i draws to a close, wt! make n tinal effort to induce every progressive farmer in Xew Knland to read the Xew Knirlaud Farmer tlie coming year. The New Kiiiiljintl Fjinner is a paper with a mission: It is ondenvoriii!.' to draw together, for the exehaii!,'e of ideas and methods, ami for the purpose of comparing notes, the Keadintr. Thinking. I'roirressive, up-to-date farmers of New England. If you are one of this kind, ami alive to tho possibilities rinht here at home ami wUh lo improve them, we want you to .join us. because we know you will help us in oiir efforts and appreciate the work we are doiuir. 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