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THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS t THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 1905.
15 iiiiiiMiiiii v mi;i;diilh iiiiiiki m Monument As Gift from Col. Illaley. MMRNSR crowd present ! i- v ills I'nrndp Orn- tlon br Hev. . I. Htnlr Oh rrvnurc of Mrmnrlnl Dnjr in Other Town. MIHdlo linrv. Muv 30. To-d.iv hast crr- 11 ...... 1IIIIJI..I.,,HI4 I ...1.1. tl... rnmino of the dim-Hint; of the now Mil lers' monuincnt tho hundreds of vis ors have roiio to tholr homes fccllmr ot only repaid for their trip but .imply Nntlttmr has boon done by halves nl everything possible was dime that very invited must and lsltur infill rirniiiriiiv rn lv I nr'iiis.i'ivi'.v. , , 1111. .1 . 11- itlons have rained upon tho.e In Thurso f the ceremonies and fisaln has Slid Icbtiry demonstrated that she has only be called to entertain and slio can deliver the pnods." From Kimrlse In the sotting nf the sun in.i.iiB i.Hiiiti., , "i' ........ he nrcs dent of the day, jiuiro .lonn i-i. VeoUs. arose at 2:l.'i o'clock to preside. 1. ....t. .... I..... ullv 7.MV peonle bad Gathered. Till: MONUMKNT. Situated In tho trlutiRle formed Ly linlittM In' . tlrt rtn .lin Vnrtli nnrl he cist, stands this beautiful memoi- ver reminder that Mlddlcbury remem- Tho monument Is 32 feet and one ncn in iioikiu nun is composed oi vi Hum Jtarro eranlte. The entire nut- vuicu sets noon a iouni anon 01 ce- ncni. is 1 1 leci six incnea suuare. wim i r so. oi pic t incites, nun is eomnoseu int., uniiijit i i iiiuii .iiiu iin; lame rise, as tno outer liases, is com- hn nedestal. consistlncr of three nieces. n life size statue In granite, each eryman and cavalryman and, faelntr n nn opposite direction, stands tho OLiniillK l 111? WUUIU IS IIIU UUll'l llU.tli .... tllU IIUIB Mfc iron TUB PA It APE, At 2 p. m. fully 7.CKV) people had as- M. Chapman commenced to form tho line near the monument and they march- t u .111 iinnil HIV 'l 1111:111.1.1 oir.Tia ui iiiu Inirn lmpk in the stnrllnir nnlnt :it thn inonument. Following Is the order of the proees- tttnm "..lnf f.inrclinl rnl T AT Cliini. man and aids. Mt. Calvary Commandery, No. 1, KnlRhts 'J'cmplnr, J. K. Huttolph, com- Kllllucton Coiiimandery, No. , KnlRhts Templar, Frank J.. Clark, commander. Second division, marshal, AV. 8. Dean and ald. bake Dunmore Tidce of Odd Fellows, I.. 11. Stalker, noble grand. Mlddlcbury lire department, CJoorffo Kidder, chief engineer. Third dlvilon, marshal, Frank L. Fish nd aids. VeiKennes rily band. Company C, Brandon National Oitanl of Vermont, Flank I. Smith, captain. Grand Army posts, Win. I. Russell Post, jHinoieiiury. id, i . jiussei . cnmninnner: V. C. Dunton Post, Hrlstol, F. I. Ward, commander c. J. Onnsben Fost, Hran don, Samuel fl rover, commander. Four hundrol s. hool children from tho Himairtiltri' ,.. 1...1 ...... .nhnnl 1 tricts In tins vicinity. tollowlnc is the proRrntumo of ex ercises at the monument: Music, Middlo hury band. Then came tho nddress of welcome by the prcMdcnt of tho day, J. K. Weeks. He wild- Tho Rev. W. T. Forsyth, rector of St. Stephen's Church, followed with a very appropriate prayer for the oc casion. Music by the Verccnncs band was followed by the unveiling of the monument by a detail of six men from W. r. Russell Post, S9: Quartermaster C. 13. You It, Otis Abbey, l.ouls Ooulctte, I.ouls St. Mary, I'rank Mayo and officer of the day, James Tracey, which was erected with treat np plausc, COL. ILLSLEY SPKAKP. Col. S .A. Illsley, the Renernus slver, then nroso to inako the presentation nnd was Rreeted with a round of up plause, in winch l.io eninusiasm was ecnillne. Ami In nnd ucnln lie attempted to speak but the plaudits of tho thrniiK drowned his words. At last cntno lull nnd, npproachliiK the front of the platform, he said: "1 tako n pleasure In presenting this monument to tho Holdlers of Mlddlcbury." If tho ap plnuse had been henvy before, It was simply torrlllo ut this point. SPKKCH OF ACCKPTANCR. Tho speech of acceptance was mado hy Professor Mcrjlltou of Mlddlcbury College In tho place of Prof, llonnrd, who Is III. In Iho acceptance of tho monu ment his remarks were to tho point and wero listened to with close attention ty tho larwo audience nnd received great applause. MubIc by thu Mlddlcbury hand wns fol lowed by tho oration of the day, by tho Rev, CleoiKo I. Stair, pastor of tho Baptist Church In this villaco. Muslo iVersrenncs band. Tho decor at Ion of thn monument by Ethan Allen Cbnptcr, V. A. Ii., asslslcd by tho ncliool children was n most elaborate fcaturo of tho occasion and warmly applauded. "America" by tho school children brought many a damp cyo and l..o closing selcutlon of muslo by tho iwiddlobury band wna tho llnnlo of tho afternoon's exorcises. At woven o'clock this rvenlnc thn llrst band band concert of tho season wiih irlvcn by tho Mlddlcbury band, which lasted sonic over mi hour and wuh Ihjtcn- ed to by hundreds of people. Then tho largo Gathering went to tho AVelllnnton lot on Washington itreet to wltnest a most elaborate display of fire works, Thun closed a day that has none down In history ni one of the moat spectacular In innny a decode. The commllteo who had it In charge wan J. K. Weeks, H. E. Ilond, T. M. Chapman, W. M. Jack son, Ur. K. P. Hiisscli, w. w. Jnrtln and W. J. Rose, deserve irreat credit for tho manner In which they carried It through. BUT FEW VETERANS LEFT. Only IB In Line nt Wnterhury Sen. millnithnm Addreniies Kr Stetaoa Pout, Wnterbury, May 30. InterrstlnR nnd Ini presslvo exerciser were held yesterday afternoon by the Edwin Dillingham Post, CI, A. It., ut the cemetery, after which n union memorial get vice was held In tho Congregational Church, tho Rev. W. 8. fimlthers, pastor of the Methodist Church, delivered the memoilal nddress. The school children participated In tho exer cises at the cemetery, the girls being dressed In white nnd carrying flags. At the Center the Edson Stetson Post held exercises at the cemetery, after which Snator Dillingham delivered an address In Seminary hall. only about 1.1 veterans, members of the Edwin Dillingham Post were In line to day. The 40 yrars Unit have Intervened since a victorious army was mustered out of service, have so decimated tho ranks of tho Grand Army that each town now only musters a small squad, where once marched a formidable company to tho music of fife and drum on each, occurring Memorial clay, but no lapse of time will detract from the respect In which our veteran soldiers nro held by a grateful people. EXERCISES AT NEWPORT. Newport, May 30. Raxtcr Post, G. A. R ami tho W. R. C. observed Mem orial day here to-day. At ten o'clock this morning the procession formed at tl. A. R. hall under command of P. c Dale, marshal, in the following order: Newport Cornet band, Co. ii, V. N. G., llaxter Post, (1. A. R, Spanish War vet erans, disabled soldiers and W. R. C. In carriages, school children nnd citi zens. Tliey marched to the cemetery In West Derby, where tho usual serv ices were held. Then then returned to the hail, where a freo dinner was served by tho W. R. C. to tho veterans, Co. 1, and the band. At 1! p. m. tho exercises were held In Lane's opera house, whore the oration was delivered by T. J. Roynton of Everett, Mass. PARADE AT RUTLAND. .1. nigelmv nnd Sen. Itertfleld Proc w tor Address i. A. It. Veternns. Rutland, May ."A Memorial day was observed hero with a street parade this afternoon in which Company A of tho National Guard and tho uniformed ranks of the Knights of Pythias. Canado-Amer lean club, and Odd Fellows partlolp lied. This was led by tho city bund. Ninety members of Roberts Post turned out and H't gruves were d corated. At tho npeia house W. J. Ulgelon of Purllngton delivered tho nddrcs, while Senator Ued tleld Proctor spoke briefly. Tho houso was well filled with a representative and Irnce. All places ot business wero closed and buildings wero decorated in tho national cr.lnrn. Company A llred a salute at tho West Street cemetery, nhero tho G. A. R. ritual was read. ST. ALBANS OBSERVANCE. Parade nnd Address by Iter. s. II. Wiitklno nt City Ilnll St. Albans, May 30. Memorial day pass ed oft pleasantly and quietly In St. Al bans. The city was astir and at all tho emeterles were large numbers of relatives i nd friends bearing sweet remembrances to place on the graves of those called home. Delegations from A. R. llurlbut Post, No. l, (5. A. R and of Co. 11, lir.-t Infantry, Vermont volunters, In tho Spanish-American war visited tho dif ferent cemeteries and decorated their comradns' graves with flags and flowers. t 1:4," o'clock in the afternoon, the G. A. R. veterans, escorted by Co. U, V. N. (., and headed by the Georgia band inarched from the Memorial to city hall, where the following programme was car ried out: Selection, "Rrave Defenders of the Flag," by the Crescent Gleo club, under direction of C. II. Anderson ; In vocation, tho Rev, E. E. Mnrggrof, pas tor of (lie 1'nlversallst Church: ' IJncoln' Gettysburg Address," by John Uranch, Jr.: introduction of the speaker by tho mayor, the lion. 11. Elmer Wheeler; ad dress, the Rev. S. Halsted Wntklns, rec tor nf St. Luke's Church, orator of the day; selection, "Our Heroes," tho Cres cent Glee club; benediction, the Rev. E. E. Slarggrof. At tin1 conclusion of tho exercises at tho city hall the line was formed as follows: Col. J. tl. Norton, marshal; Georgia Cor net band: Co. II, 1st Inf., V. N. O., Capt. Lee 8. Tlllotsnn, commanding; A. R. Hurl- but Post, No. 00, O. A. R., Commander John A, Jarvls, commanding: earrlegcs with Ills Honor Mayor Wheeler, tho ora tor of the day, the Rev. 8. H. Wutklns nnd the Rev, E. E Mntggrof. Tho line of march was down Main street to Fair field street, up Fairfield street to tho en trance nt the southeastern corner ot the park and thence to tho center. Hero tho ritualistic services In honor of tho com rades who He In unknown graves wero conducted, C. P. Hngnn, post chaplain, and Commander Jarvls officiating. After a dirge by tho band and the thing of three volleys by Co, II, tho II no wns reformed and the veterans escorted to the Memorial hull where tho parade was dismissed. Tho addroBn of tho Rev. Mr, Watklns was nn excellent offnit and ranks with the best ever heard here. Tho splendid showing made by the CroBcent Gleo club was u surpiiso to many and their well rendered seieclluns reflect much credit upon them selves nnd their leader. Tho delivery of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address by John Uranch, Jr., was very Impressive. ORHERVANCE AT B WANTON. Swanton, May 30. Swnnton, always loyal to her soldier dead, never observed Memorial day nioro llttlngly than to-day. The iitteiidaiuo was notably largo and and approprlato programmo was well car ried out. About 30 veterans ot the Civil War followed tho flag of Post Jewctt, No. 73. The pnnlls ond teachers of tho public schools and the chil dren of tho Catholic schools were also In Hue. Tho Sons of Veterans und Wo man's Relief Corps took part, muslo be liter furnished by tho Bwanton band rc organized for tho occasion. Thero were cj.erclscs nt tho Catholic cemetery, , brief address by the Ilov, Father Sal ninn; tho Church Street cemetery, tho bridge, especially for the sailor dead, and finally ut tho monument. Tl'cn fol lowed exercises from the band stand, R. O. Hturtevant presiding. Thero was prayer by tho Rev. Mr. Kddy nnd an ex cellrnt address by W. W. Holden "f Nrrlhlleld. Tho committee of arrangements repre senting Post Jcwelt consisted of P. ,1, Stickle, O. N. Ross nnd O. F. Houghton, KJfERCIBKS AT WOL-BTOtJK. Woodstock, May SO. Tho Memorial day programme 111 ehnrgo of George C. Ran dall Post was successfully carried out this afternoon, a large number of visitors being In town. After the decoration of graves the literary exercises were given at Music hall with tho Rev. II. M. Springer of Hartford as the principal. HARTFORD SOLDIERS ORGANIZE. White- nivcr Junction, May 3o.-Mem-orlal day was generally observed this afternoon with exercises at tho opera house. Ex-Governor Plngroo wns presi dent of the day. James Flske Hooker nf tlrattlehoro gave n stirring address to ii largo nudlenco nt the cemetery. The Rev. I. 8. Yerks nf this village ppoko eloquently. After the services the Hart ford Soldiers' Memorial association elect ed ex-Governor Plngrcc president nnd Captain Wntklns secretary. EXERCISES AT MONTPELIER. iludgo c. fi. Palmer Slakes n Plea for Clean Young Manhood and Woman Hood. Montpellor, May 30. A largo crowd wit nessed tho Memorial day parade In Mont pellor to-day and tho public exercises at the opera house nttracted a crowd that packed It to the doors. Tho parade was headed by a platoon of police In chnrgc of Acting Chief of Police John B. W. Dur- kec, followed by the Montpeller Military band. Company II, V. N. tl.. the high school nnd St. Michael's cadets, the Mod ern Woodmen of America, Hrooks Post, G. A. It., nnd about 300 school children. Following exercises by tho children and memorial services from the Grnnd Army of the Republic. Judge C. S. Palmer of Rurllngtoti delivered a stirring uddress. Judge Palmer first read the poem: "Tho Fading Line of nine" published in mo Freo Press this morning. At Its close two little colored children came forwnrd and presented the speaker with a basket ot beautiful roses which he happily acknowl edged, nccentlng It not for himself per sonally. but for the members of tho Grand Army of the Republic before him wno took the laboring oar 40 years ago in giv ing tho black man freedom. faking up hi-i address Judge painter referred to tho sacrifices of tho civil war, the slgnltlcanco of Memorial day, and en larged 'upon the stormy voyage of the ship of state from Fort Sumpter to Appo- mattox. From this ho drew a lesson mm we should look forwnrd and not back ward. The scepter of power has passed from the Civil War veterans to tho young men nnd women. The boys of this coun try saved It once and It the occasion over again arises the boys must save it again. In this connection tho speaker made an earnest plea for a clean young manhood and young womanhood. Then followed the most eloquent, stirring and Inspiring part ot bis discourse in which bo spoko of what the flag has cost. He closed with an appeal to young men nnd women to accept no standard of citizenship which does not includn loyalty. At the close of his address Judge Pal mer was heartily congratulated by Mayor F. M. Corrv. the Rev. J. Edward W right, chaplain of tho day. the members ot the eltv council nnd others who were seated on the platform. AT ESSEX JUNCTION. Hev. . W. Hunt Plrnds for the Bible, Public School nnd lteveranee for the Finn. Mi mortal day was observed nt Essex Junction by R. S. Sherman Post. G. A R.. and tho W. R. C. Shortly after one o'clock tho procession formed In front of the H. A. R. hall, marehed to the ccme teiy under til's lead nf D. W, Smead ninrshal. and decorated the graves of their comrades. Tho procession then re formed and mnrehed to the Congrega tlonal Church. At the church the service of the G. A. R. was conducted by the post commander, H. O. Pearson. Lin coln's Gettysburg address was read by T. W. Sibley. Tho Rev. G. L. Story pre sided at the remainder of tho servire. A eholr composed of Henry. Fred and Frank Ingersoll, Charles Hopkins, Ford Gomo and Miss Annis Baldwin, organist, sang Tenting On tho Old Camp Ground, Prayer wns offered by the Rev, Evan Thomas. The address of the day was delivered by the Rev. G. 'VI. Hunt, tho new pre siding elder of the Bt. Albans district It was an eloquent and forceful presentn tion of tho purposes accomplished by the War of the Rebellion. He said In part Cno of these results was tho deliverance from the rule of aristocracy and the es tabllshment of real freedom, another re suit was the emancipation of tho negroes, The perpetuity and progress of the re public, depends upon three things, tho acceptance of the Riblo as Iho rule o life, tho exultation of the public nchools and rovrrenco for the flag. After thu address tho congregation sang "America' and was dlsmiscd with tho benediction by the Rev. Dr. J. 8. Goodall. REV. 0. W. ROWLEY SPEAKS Tells Veterans of Yemenites That tho IlnllotN nnd HcliooU Must lie Protected Vergonnes, May 30. Tho Memorial dav address was delivered by tho Rev. C. W Rowley, D. D., of Bennington. Mr. Row Icy is n forceful and entertaining speike nnd gavo one of the best Memcrlnl nd dresses over delivered In this city. In opening his nddress tho speaker briefly alluded to the "Dark Days of 111" and eulogized tho men of New Fnglind and their work In saving the nation. "They wcio tho men who 1-ept tho road open to vtns'ltlngtoii until forces could bo until trcd for in protection." Great questions confront its ns they did these men who died for homo und conn try. Let us meet them in the spirit thoy did. Wo must protect tho bullet. Our country cannot stand unless we hnv rieoriom or ballot. Wo must gmrd the. piihlln school. We must educate the chil elrtn. Wo must have revcrnto of law. At tho closo of tho address tho audience united in singing "America" nnd th lienrillctU.il was pronounced by the Rev H. A. Wood O. F. O. Kimball acted as marshal and excellent music was furnish ed by tho Vorgonnos band. Lincoln' Gettysburg address was read by Capt, urncr. MEMORIAL DAY AT STOWE. Children Assist In Decorating the Graves Address by W. A. arahnm. Stowe, May SO. Tho obsorvanco of Me morlnl day in Stowo begun with the visit to West Branch cemetery by tho members of II, II, Bmith Post, G, A. It., and C, 8, Clark Sons of Veterans, Thoy wre mot by children from tlio West Uranch, Edson Hill mid Luco Hill schools, who In charge or mis. a. w. Adams, assisted by tho touchers, tho Misses Qule, Rubs and Doug. lass, escorled tho decorating pnrty Into the cemetery, and with (tags nnd (lowers assisted In tho decoration ot the soldiers' graves. The presence of the children and their little ceremony added much to the Interest of the ortasion, At 11 a. in. the Sons of Veterans assisted by tho post decorated the graves in tho village, cemetery. Dinner wns served at noon by the Woman's Relief Corps nnd ladies' Aid. Tho threatening clouds of oon and the weather of the afternoon proved Ideal. A large number attended ho exercises In Akelcy Memorial hall iidltorlum, which wero presided over by Commander O. F. Gerry. Btowo Mlttary band was In attendamciprayerwns ortored by rrlnclal C. II. Drownci an oration, Decoration Day Address," was given by Earl Mooody, and a duct was rendered by the Misses Lola Hillings nnd Myra Che ney, with O. A. Burnham nt the piano. Principal Drowne Introduced with some Interesting remarks W. A. Graham of llnrdwlck. Mr. Graham, who was several ears ago a pupil in Btowe high school a speaker of much promise and gave a stirring address, Riving a thrilling resumo t tho Rebellion nnd drawing appropriate lessons therefrom. Ho was listened to with marked attention nnd was warmly pplaudod at tho close ot the exercises the members of the post and camp, Wom an's Relief Corps, Ladles' Aid, school children and citizens escorted by tho ind, marched to River Rank cemetery, whore the ceremonies nf the day wero concluded by rendering tho ritual servlco and tho decoration of the soldiers graves. HARDWI0K EXERCISES. Address by .Secretary of State P. 3. Fleetwood .Weather Ideal. Hard wick, May 30. Tho day was an Ideal one or the exercises of Memor ial day. In the morning at ten o'clock the soldiers accompanied by tho band marched to the old cecmtery where tho graves of tho soldiers wero decorated. At noon the Woman's Relief Corps fur- Ished dinner In their hall to tho sol diers. At one o'clock the procession formed In front of the hotol nnd mnrehed to tho new cemetery, where appropriate xcrclscs wero given by the soldiers nd the band rendered soveral selec tions. Tho procession was formed, headed by the band, the soldiers, Sons f veterans, Woman's Relief Corps, Knights of Pythias, citizens nnd school hlldren following. At two o'clock tho exercises were held In tho opera house Georgo W. Ilrldgman, tho post com mander, had ehnrgo of tho programmo nd H. McLoud rend Lincoln's nddress at Gettysburg!!. The band gavo two elections nnd vocal music was fur nished by a choir consisting of Mrs. Latison. Mrs. Brown, Misses Page and Mack, Messrs. Hoyt and Foster with Miss Ressle Titus at tho piano. G. R. Hoyt rendered a very beautiful solo. Mr. Brldgman Introduced the speaker ot the day, the Hon. Fred G. Fleet wood, secretary ot State, In a few well chosen words. Mr. Fleetwood gavo n very scholarly address, He described the conditions and circumstances, un der which the southern people wero reared ns compared with the northern people, thus showing that slavery was tho occasion not tho cause for strife among the two classes.. Ho said that the war hnd three phases, tho llrst ono ending with tho Rattle ot Hull Run, the second with tho Rattld of Gettys burg nnd the third with Lee's surren der. He then very impressively re ferred to tho Spanish-American Win und lauded tho motive which caused the Americans to participate In the war. THE SECRF1' OFT. It has bothered the minds of Vermonters, Where the sago of Peru gets his tips Where Hapgood, the Grcn Mountain prophet, Finds the wisdom that flows from hlu lips. No mortal without inspiration, Could pour forth such maxims and saw s ; And give all tho world information, As how to make sugar and laws. But the Journal at last has, the secret, His home Is so near to the skies, Ho can go to a hill and yell, "Central And then bo In touch witli tho wiso He can have a nice chat with tho angels), And then, like the prophet of old, Come down with a face that's seraphic. And a story that never Is told. Poultney Journal. FINISHED THE JOB. Excited Gentleman It's all through your wretched paper. Editor (who Is used to It) What'a tho mutter now? Excited Gentleman You stated the day icfore jestcrday that a thief had entered my room, woken eipeu my desk, and stolen a sum of money, but that for tunately ho had overlooked the gold watcli which usually lies In tho bottom drawer. Editor Well, I believe the facts aro stntcd correctly. Excited Gentleman They're correct enough. But what is the result? That Infamous man came ng.'iln lust night and carried off tho watehl-Chlcago Journal. THE WIDOW'S WAIL. "If John had only made a will, I never would havo had This trouble with tho property; It really is too bad! "The lawyers bother mo so much," Tho Widow Jcnklni sighed, "I do declare I almost wish Tlint John had never died!" Harold Melbourne, In May Llppincolt's, TRUTH OR EQUIVOCATION. Miss Wlllln-This is so sitdden-but don't go and tell people that when you proposed I Just Jumped at you. Litewiiltc (as ho holds her cm his knee) No; I'll tell them you sat on mo real hard when first I nskul you to marry me, Woman' Homo Companion, NOT AN ELOPEMENT. "Hem-crn hna run HWUV With Chl-lnavt' What, eloned? My stars! Who is bo? Borne penniless young ass, or courso!" "Not nt nll-ho's Chrlssy's horse! Cleveland Louder. NO lliSLP FOR IT. "You don't mean to say you keep a cat? "1 shouldn't think you'd want ono around the place." I don't but the cat insists.'-piiiiadcl- phla Record. AWFUL TO CONTEMPLATE. "Just think what we'd bo missing," Buld he, "if that delighted Discoverer of kissing Had had it coyprlghted." Philadelphia Tress. The Tobacco Trust Is now under In vestigatlou by tho federal grnnd Jury, Whcro thero is so much smoko thero must bo somo llre.-Portland (Mc.) Argus. "Do you not love," Bald the Cadaverous Hoarder, "to cxploro the unknowable To wring from Chaos tha secret of its Indwelling Entity?" "You just bet do!" answered the stenographer, smlllns? sweetly, "Will you please pans the hash?' Cleveland Leader. STILL III DOUBT Attorney! Moloney and Senter in Consultation about Mn. Rogers's Case. COURSE TO BE PURSUED Necessary Steps to Get Matter before United States Supremo Court Mrs. Rllckensderfer Writes but Does Not Prodnee Cash To Boycott Vermont. Montpctlcr, May 20. T. W. Moloney nf Rutland and John H. Senter of this cil-y, counsel for Mrs. Mary Rogers In her pe tition for a new trial, aro In consulta tion this evening at the Pavilion. Asso ciated with thorn Is B. H. Dcavltt of Montpeller, who hns hnd experience in preparing a writ of error to be taken before the United States Bupremo court tho cuse of Stnlo vs. Charles Dohorty. If these attorneys decide to present such a writ of error It will first be laid before Chlof Judgo Rowoll. If in his opinion this writ contains matters which come within tho Jurisdiction nf the fed eral court ho will allow such writ to Issue, and tho supremo court will reprieve the death sentence of Mrs. Rogers until tho October term of tho Vermont supremo court. After such writ ot error has been igned by Chief Judgo Rowell It llrst goes Georgo E. Johnson of Burlington, clerk of tho United States Circuit Court, Mr. Johnson will then servo a writ upon R. Daley, Stuto's attorney of Ben nington county, to appear before the United States Circuit Court inside of 30 days for a hearing on tho case. The supreme court Judges will remain Montpeller nnd hold open tho May erm of supreme court until this matter Is decided, which must bo soon as tho me is very short. MRS. BLICKEN8DF.RFFJR IN THE DUMPS. Mr. Senter received this morning a let- cr from Mrs. W. J. micKonsaerior oi Stanford. Conn., in which slio practically gives up all hopo of raising any further funds to prosecute this caso before a. higher tribunal. It was Mr. Bllckcns- erfer who, when tho application for a reprieve of sentence was brought before Governor Bell at the Pavilion Hotel Feb ruary 3 last, wns confident that funds would bo forthcoming sufllclotit to pay any expenses that might be incurred nnd for legal services in preparing a petition (or a new trial.. Mrs. Blickensderfer has Mncc been 111. She has forwarded to Mr. Moloney about J100, and Mr. Senter has received by subscription nnd otherwise about $23 and this amount thus far has not been sufficient to pay actual expenses Incurred, while Mr. Moloney and Mr. Senter havo been working without ex pectation or hopo of reward. Mrs. Blickensderfer s letter follows: "Stamford, Conn., May 27, im. My Dear Mr. Senter: I am sitting nt my desk by the telephone walling for it to ring nnd bring tho news that tho su- reme- court has denied tho appeal for a I new trial. Unhappy Mary nosers nah seven days more ot life, nnd on a morn ing when tho world Is beautiful with the oy of Juno and every heart Is thrilled with the delights of summer weather and Piled with compar-slon for those who have suffered and gone astray, the kind men at Windsor prison must lead out to death a being for whom they have only Ity and would so gladly sparo to work out her own salvation and to demonstrate the redeemn power of religion. I know- that you spoke with eloquer.co before the I august body of Judges. I feel thai your tcart was in it. And still for us to have failed' It Is a dark hour for Vermont when she cannot afford the money, as we out siders understand it from the argument of Attorney-Geenral Fltts, to give the young unfortunate a fair trial, which slio has never had. Thte Is tho tnno ne,w of tho letters coining In from all parts, enclose the copy of n letter from a lady of very high standing tn Andover. A gentleman who says he is from Bnk- crslleld now in New York, wrltts to mc I cnmpluinlng that tho Vermonters who have opposed tho hanging are rrnde to ruffer already and that It is not fnlr. He says the word 'woman -hanger" has born flung nt him and ho resents It. For this there is no help. Tho humane must bear tho odium aroused by the Merciless. The I State will suffer until It has mory merci ful laws and lrs.i sham religion. The farmers themselves will suffer most, for It is tho money of the outside world that pays for their dnlry and maple products. xiih women wui uoycoii Hieso for a while. NO USE TO TRY FURTHER. "I do not think thero Is any further mop to bo taken. Even had wo tho money there is not time. Possibly tho governor unublo to leave my bed. Other women, witli tho best wishes In the world, seem ed unable to present tho subject. 'Yesterday I prepared for publication In one of the Now York papers a statement of tho position of the women desiring n, commutation of tho woman's sentence. This will pot appear until the decision Is announced, I thunk you, whatever tho outcome of thu matter, In the name of thousands of I faithful wives and devoted mothers, for might again rrprlevo her If another state ment wero obtained from Pcrham. Had X been well, not suffering from a trouble threatening tho heart, I think n good sum of money might have been raised. Many letters and telegrams came asking me to address clubs and societies when 1 wna your work In tills case. Tho Leglblatlvo League will surely thank you Inter. 'May God bless and reward you. "Most sincerely yours, "CECILIA BLICKENSDERFER." THE LATEST FLUTTER. Following this letter, Mr. Senter received this afternoon a telegram from .Mrs. Blickensderfer, dated Now York, which reads as follows: "Fight to the end. Will arrango for the money in Now York. Am here now for that pur- p sc." ALMOST COMPLETE. "So you claim to have Invented a flying machine." "Yes." "Does it fty?" "Yes. All I've got to do now Is to deviso romo means or iinrung out wncro it is going to light," Washington Btur. TUB HORSE'S TROUBLES. It Is not to tho auto biz The horse his trouble owes, Bctauso, you see, his dllvcr Is Tho Kourco of all his "whous," -Philadelphia Press. THE Voting Contest The FREE PRESS Will Send Three Young People to College for And Will Provide a Fall Year's Course in a BUSINESS COLLEGE For Seven Others Our readers will select the fortunate ten by the same methods as used in contest of last year. Earn a College Education To the thrco young people secui'inir Iho largest vote in THE FREE PRESS EDUCA TIONAL CONTEST there will be given an opportunity to hccme a four years' college course. The successful candi dates will select from three col leges. University oi Vermont. Middlebury College. College of Ihe Holy Cross. All three candidates may choose the same college, but the choice is limited to these three educational institutions and the successful candidate must meet the entrance requirements be fore admission. Students in Preparatory Schools will be interested in this contest. For any. success ful candidate not fitted to enter college this year the opportu nity will be kept open until he is fitted. 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