THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS : THURSDAY DECEMBER 7, 190.n
Daily Average of 'Bank Exchanges
for November Exceeds All
CHRISTMAS TRADE OPENS
Promise lo Ksrceil Former Ycnrn
Value of I'nnn I'rmliieiK Vn Ill-enter
i'linn IXImntoil llnimfno
turliiK mill HnllroniU Mnkt
.intlsfiiclory Itctimt. '
Nw York, Dee. 1. U. O. Dun R- Co.'s
weekly review of trade to-morrow will
Muslncss conditions eritnliily warranted
u day of Kriilltude tills yeul more tlmn
vcr boi'oic. All lilen of the volilMH! of
tMilo In Noveinlicr Is shown by a dally nv
1 1 iftrof h.mk exchanges that exceeded last
jiar's I'mures by 4.11 per cent willed In
fun surpassed all previous monthly rcc
otds. Yet unseasonably mild weather In
November has postponed letall business
in winter good.''.
t'liristinas tiude opens with a volume
tint promises to eclipse all e.nller rec
ords. ( rop supply the foundation of this coun
try's commercial prosperity and the Value
ol all farm products, according to the an
nua! report of the department of iii?rloul
title, was oven ki enter tli.m estimated.
MaiiiilHctuniiK plants make most satisfac
tory leturns despite the IiIkIi level of
prices for law materials and inadequate
tiansportatlon facilities. Hallway earn
Jims thus far available for November were
I., i per cent, larger than a year ni;n, and
foielRn commerce at this port for the last
week show pains of $t,2sn,W."i in cxpoils
anil $2,7ri,!)7 In inipoits as compared with
last year's llsuios.
Commercial falliues this week in the
1 oiiid States are lull, imalnst 22S Inst week
iia the ptccrdliiK week and " I." tho cor
MsponditiK week list year, 1'nillircs in
cmada number S- against SI last week,
4. 'lie preceding wi ek and 2ti last year.
COLD WAVE A STIMULUS.
Illihrv ltctall Trade Mom! Active
IlulliltiiK In History.
New York, Dec. 1 Brndstrcct's to-morrow
While mild wialhcr retarded retail
trade early in t lie week, except In hult
d.iv supplies, the widespread cold v. aye
later ofiered a. needed corrective and
Mm ilus lo the only lines hitherto back
ward Tli" building trade have had the
most active year in their history. Some
thing lik.' seasonable quiet is reported In
many lines of wholesale tiade, but job
bers and manufacturtrs are still very
bus-ly "I'gaged on holiday goods, some
lines of which are already reported over
s' Id Indicating a record year's business.
.Ml reports as to spring trade are satis
factory but hithcilo mild weather and
ear congestion are responsible for reports
rf rather backward trade and ot slow col
lections in the Northeast. Taken ns a
One McKannon Bros &
Co. Upright Piano; but
slightly used; is easily
worth $250.00. For this
Haines & Co. Upright;
oak case; slightly used.
For this sale, only
Schubert Piano; with
Mandolin attachment; ma
hogany case. For this sale,
McKannon Bros. & Co.
beautiful Upright Grand
Piano ; new. For this sale,
IS a renovator of soil and as a
food for stock, the cow pea
is unsurpassed. " To get the larg
est possible yield of cow peas from
any given soil, a plentiful applica
tion of Potash is necessary.
The best methods leading to certain success are fully
explained in the 65-page illustrated book, which we send
free to farmers who write for it. It tells of the remarkable
results attained with cow peas nourished upon Potash.
Addreso, GERMAN KALI WORKS, 93 Nassau St., New York.
whole the reports as lo the various In
dustries are still highly f.ivornhlo. Iron
r.nd steel leading with unprecedented de
mand and consumption for this season,
the highest prices of the year freelv paid
mill premium cnrctlv offered lor prompt
ill liveries of llnlslied products.
A signillcant feature of the general
trade sitnitmn is the fact that demand
for such luxuries as Jewell y a.id pianos
Is nctlw. Jewelry salesmen send In good
orders, and In tho Kast Jobbers are te
(clvlng duplicate oiders, while manufac
turers are working over time.
Business failures for tho week number
I1. against 2!i lat week, 1SI in the llko
week" of IWI. In 1W3. 1S5 In 10ft2 and
:z; in int.
THE WHITES GET BAIL
Their Hearing l)elned Tun Months
lu Order to t.et Itrport from
St. Allans, Nov. 30. 'Wallace W. White,
his son, Almoti White, and d.. muter,
.ll.-s Kva White of Richford, eiiargid
Willi manslaughter in causing the d'.uhs
of Mrs. Mary l.egrondiur of Si. Armand,
I'. .. Marshall S. Miss and Nelson 1'.
Houston of It'chfi rd, are now .-,11 out on
l.i.ll and the hearing In their cases, set
for next Thursday, will be. put t.r at
least two months. The .State I ilioratory
of hygiene at Hurllngton has notified
Slate's- Attorney Warren It. Austin that
a proper analysis of the matter sent
them cannct bu made prcbably for two
months. In view of this new development,
It will probably lo recess try to continue
the cases for that length of time.
Miss Kva White, who Is la id along
with her father for the death of Marshall
IMiss and whose case has aroused some
sympathy, was yesterday r leased from
custody, ball In the sum of $,M) having
been furnished by Mrs. Ttalph Carpenter.
Wallace W. White, the principal in the
ease, was released about thrc.1 o'clock
this afternoon. A syndicate composed of
about 1." of tho prominent citizens of tin:
town of nichford have entered into a
contract with Mr. White, whereby they
are indemnified for becoming ball nnd
ball has been entered, with Mr. White
as principal and these men as sureties
furnishing tho necessary recognizance.
J. H. M'KANNON
And representing every
thing in our store just as
it is has built up for us the
largest Music Trade in this
Our warrant on a Piano
If a Piano goes wronnr
from any cause we take it
out at once and replace it
with a new one, and no
argument about it either.
We warrant all Pianos
we sell for ten years, and
if you are not satisfied any
time within one year from
date of purchase we ex
chance with you free of
We do as we advertise.
Nrtinlnrn Proctor nml nilllnglmni nml
CnnitrciiMnian llnnkln Ilnv Se
Washington, Nov. W. All of the mem
bers of tho Vermont delegation In Con
Ciess have now arrived r.nd are fc.r the
me.st pirt settled for the winter. Choos
Ing a pln.ee to live during a session of
Congress In Washington is always a seri
ous matter and especially so with a long
sess Ion in contemplation, but with lb"
exception ot Representative roster, who
Is awaiting Mrs. Foster's riturn to Wash
ington from Vermont bolero making a
final decision, all are placed.
Senator ltedfleld Troctor, who for sonic
years has occupied Ills own house at the
corner of ICth and 1. streets Is to (.rencl
the coming winter nt the Arlington Hotel,
where h? has handsome apnttmcnta. Sen
ator Proctor's house will be occupied by
Senator Spoof, r of Wisconsin. S. nator
Proctor's new white marble flat house
on K street, the Cliamplaln, Is n it yel
ready for occupancy and prohahlv will
not be before next spring or he might
find congenial eiu.irlers therein. Senator
Dillingham will again have his rooms at
the Cochran Hote-1. when' he ha- spun
several winters. Rcpresenlathr. and Mis,
Klttredge Hnsklns, who liven at a hole)
last winter, have this year taken a hand
some flnt in the Connecticut, one of the
newer ai d most handsome of the ninny
flu liousiM lr Wnshlngte,n. Mr. aid Mis.
Hasklns have tried housekeeping ami
brardlng and a winter In n fashlomble
apartment house, equipped with a cafe,
will add stll! more to their opcrl'iice.
I.et old Kentucky rnlM- Its corn,
And Boston pork and beans!
W e're satlsped Just r.ow down here
With raising iuuruntlncs!
New Orleans Times-Democrat.
I'lrst nnd Foremost
In tho field of medicine Is Hood's Sar
saparilla. It possesses actual and un
equaled merit by which it cures all
diseases caused or promoted by Im
pure or impoverished blood. If you
hf.vc rheumatism, dyspepsia, scrofula
or catarrh you may take Hood's Sarsa
parilla and be cured. If you are run
down and feel weuk and tired, you
may be sure It will do you good.
The favorite family cathartic Is
IS The Largest Music House In the State
Investigating Committee Will Re.
commend Radical Changes
TO VISIT OUTSIDE STATE
Will Study Prnnl Institution In yff
llnmpntilre nml MnftnrliHpt
VIII Benin nn InieMtKnllnn o(
the limine of Corrrelloa
I.nlc In IJrccniher.
riellows Kails, Nov. 2fl. The special
legislative. Investigating committee,
who have been holding sessions here
for several weeks problncr the Windsor
'scandal, arc now here engaged hi mak
ing up their report which will bo stib
lilitted to Governor Hell for action.
Col, Hllghatn of the committee stated
that It Is probable that two weeks will
elapse before the repoit Is ready.
Durlnt; that time the metnbeis will
visit again the prison at Windsor nnd
It Is expected that some radical changes
will be recommended. Ilefoi-e leport
ing tho committee will visit the penal
Institutions of New Hampshire anil
Tlie House of Correction at Rutland
will next be taken tip hut owing to the
engagements of some of the member.
It will be well aloii' in December be
fore the Investigation if started there.
W. W, MILES MADE JUDGE
Orleans Ciuinly Man Chosen 1 (inv. C.
J. Hell Three Other .liulgrn
St. Jobnsbiiry, Nov. :9.--(Jov. c. .1. Uell
has apiiolnted Willatd W. Mile.- of Barton
judge of the supreme colli t to succeed
Henry It. Start ol IS.ikerslleld, deceased.
The death of Judge Start had the effecL
of advancing Judges Watson. Ilaselton
and Powers in seniority. The court, as
constituted at the piesent time, consists
of Chief Judge John W. Howell of Rip.
doli'h, and Associate Judges James M.
Tjler of liiattli boio. Lowland Miin-on of
Mniichi .-ter, John II Walsoa of Mnnt
pi Her, Seneca Hn-elioii of Hurllngton,
Ceorge M. Powe rs of Morrls die and Wil
lard W. Miles of nation.
Wlllard W. Miles v.'S born in the town
of Albany, Orleans county, February 'I,
1t". Ills aiicesltus ciine from Knglaml
to Massachusetts beiween P'.IO and 1"0.
His great grandfather on the maternal
side, Samuel Cl.nk, was one of tho early
settlers of St. Johiislniry and lit.- grand
father on the palctnal side, William
Miles, was one of tie- early settlers of
I.Midon and both were Revolutionary sol
diers. As far as known all his ances
MAKING UP REPOR
tors were fnrmerf.
Ho fitted for college) nt thn Rornstnli
nnd Hatley academies nnd nt tho Liberal
Institute nt Olover nnd nfter that took
private Instruction In Oreek nnd Latin
of S. K. II. Perkins, a CotigrcRiitlonnl
minister at (.lover. He studied law for
a lime with Charles I. Vail, then of
Irasburgh, after which he went to Ann
Arbor, Mich., for the purpose; of com
pleting his course ot study of the law,
hut having broken a leg and falling lu
health, he returned to Vermont nnd en
tered th office of William W, Orout, of
P.iirlon. There lie remained until the fall
of 1ST2, when he was admitted to this
bar of Orlians county, since which time
ho has remained n member, lie practiced
law at South Albany until June, 1ST.'!,
when he located at Norlh Craftshury. He
practiced law there until the spring of
1-M, when he mned to Rarton and e
tered Into a partnership with W. W.
eirout. That paitnerslilp existed for about
eight years, when Mr. (Irout abandoned
his practice there, until the present
time. He taught, as principal, thn uca
demy or Albany m the years of 1SCS and
1V, and the fall teim of the Craftshury
ncademy In 171 and the sprlmr term of
PT.'i. .Mr. Mllis was superintendent of
schools In Albany In 1MK, representative
to Legislature from Albany In 172, town
clerk of Craftshury from 1S7I to ISM,
superintendent of schools of Craftshury
In t"ii. representative to the Legislature
from Craftshury In 157, State's attor
ney of Orleans county from 1S90 to 1S9I,
and representative to the Leglslaturo
from Hat ton In 1001.
ASSIGNMENT OF JUDGES.
.lu.lge Miles Will nelu Ills Service In
Monipelier. Nov. ?! The nlipe.lutment
to day of the Hon Wlllard W. Miles of
Marlon to thn vacancy on the supreme
bench en i bled .Indue M. K. Smilie. clerk
of the supreme court, to eompb te the list
of u-isignmcnU of judges i l county
eoart.s for t tic year ensuing. The assign
ment from December 1, Wi, to D'-ccinber
I. l'lCfi, are-
Howell, C. J. Orange, December, 'e.1;
Fssex, March, 'fl: Windsor, June, 'Wi;
Tylr, J. Uennlngton, December. '111,
Windham, April, 'Oil' Orange, .June, "Ofi;
Ksscx, October. 'C,
Mimson, J Orand Isle, January. 'ft";
Franklin. March, W; Pennington, June,
Windham, September, '.
Watson, J. Caledonia, December, '0.';
We were not able
to fill our orders dur
ing October, even for
this beautiful Organ.
But we have just re
ceived a large ship
ment, which will not
What terms of
payment will suit
you? Write and tell
us all about it. We
are good people for
you to deal with; we
do business on the
Organ for ten
We give you a
stool and desk free.
We pay the freight
and give you easy
We will aend this
Organ on trial. If
not found as repre
sented, return it at
Can we do more
The IllaaMt Award
nt the Lewis and Clark Exposition
Pan-American Exposition In 1U01, Tho
ll...... I..U 4 U
fA there was no sklmmlne contest
year, the U. S. Separator continues to maintain undisputed right to
the title of the best machine of its kind.
These facts concern every cow owner who is In the market for a
cream separator. To all such our free catalogue telling all about the
U. a. separator should do equally interesting, a copy is tree tor tnci
VERMONT FARM MAOHINE
.11 (iiitrtlty Utttld distributing wirthoiiitl
Orleans, March, '00, Orand Isle, August,
Mi Franklin, September, 'Ofi.
Ilaselton, J. Lamoille, December, 0";
Washington, March, 'ml; Caledonia, June,
'00: Orient)!", September, 'ffi.
Powers, ,I.--Addlsnn, Dee ember, '0"!
Hiitland, March, 'ft.; Lamoille, June, (W;
Washington, September, 'CO.
Miles, J. Windsor, December, 'ft!, Chit
tenden, March, '0: Addlfon, June, W;
Itutlnntl, September, 'Ofi.
McAULEY TO SPRING TRAP.
Ilrptitlen Assluned Their Duties nt
r.xcciitlitn of Mnry Itogera.
Windsor, Nov. 29. Sheriff If, If.
Peck met five of his deputies hero to
day and assigned tho duties of the
various officers af (ho execution eif
Mury Itogcrs on December S. Sheriff
Peck iian placed general charge of the
execution In the hands of Deputy Ho
maln A. Spafford of White ltlver Junc
tion. Peek himself will guard the
door to the scaffold 'room. Deputies
J. H. Klnlry of Windsor and K. A.
Thomas ot Woodstock will have charge
of the scaffold. Supt. W. S. Lovell of
tho prison will tli' the knot and adjust
the noose. Deputy Angus McAllley of
Wilder will spring the ttup. Deputies
I James MeDermott of Plymouth nnd W.
1 L. Fairbanks of Springfield will con
duct Mrs. Itogers to the scaffold. They
will have to go to her cell on the third
floor, escort her down three Mights of
stairs and up another illght to tiie scat
fold. The other deputies, the prison offi
cials, a military guard and the 12
citizens allowed by law will be the
only witnesses. In order to prevent
the gathering of a curious crowd no
other visitors will be allowed to enter
tho prison grounds that day.
! FORGED MONEY ORDERS.
! American r.prrs Officials Invcstlgat
Inc Matter ut North Hero.
I North Hero, Nov. .".a. What Is thought
1 to be some more of the work of the man
1 who called himself Frank L. Mayo, tho
i star boarder at John Anderson's who took
I French leave October :! with about $70
worth ot Mr. Anderson's property, lias
'come to light through the ollleo of the
1 American Fxpiess company at this jdo e.
jitcccntly an order for Jl" was p.ild ni
I Portland, Me., drawn to tin; order 01'
(Frank C. Adams. Last week an otllci.il
'of the express company was hero from
This Sale Begins
Come early if you want
to get the best choice.
It's just like finding
money to buy goods at the
prices we are offering
We do not want to carry
them over into our inven
tory, anu our success last
year with our Christmas
sale convinced us that the
time to sell goods was
when people want them
And Christmas is the
at Portland, Oreiron. At the
U. S. Separator established and
at the St. Louis Exposition last
CO.. Bellows Falls. Vt.
throughout tho Untied ttlll and Ctnid
llellows Falls nnd It was discovered thn,
two blank money 'orders had been ton
out of Howard J, O'Noll's book. One o:
I ho forged blanks corresponds )n nutnlx
to one of tho blanks lost by Mr. O'Nc i
Mr. O'Ncll always carricel these blank or
tier: In his coat pocket out of bllslnr
hours and It Is tho belief that Mayo whitu
boarding at Anderson's went to O'Ncll
room nnd stole them, it Is expected th t
another order not to exceed jrso will turn
up soon and If this has not been Issue,,
there is a possibility that who ever pr
scuts It v. Ill yet Into trouble.
SUICIDE IN MANCHESTER.
Mm. firorge Dalian Drouned Ilerselt
In Shallow Wilier,
Itntl.ind, Nov. 30. Tho body o Mi
Ocorgo D.illon ngrd about '. years, w. t
found by her daughter, Mary nt t 1
o'clock this morning lying in about S
inches of water 111 a brook near her lit.- 1
at Mailt heslef Center. Tho woman h il
been acting strangely for about tu 1
years, hut had been much worse for thr
1 but two weeks About nine o'clock Ci 1
morning Mrs. Dalton told her daught r
that sho was going to tho barn a1 il
when i-he did not return Miss Dall' 1
uer.t rur. to search for her, flndlni; ti 1
body llng face downward In the ib
low water, she wadeil In and dragged tl. 1
body to the shore and then-ran for ass'"
Mrs. Dalton's sister committed sule' In
becaue ot insanity and Mrs. Dillon b I
always predicted that sho would die -i
tho same manner Sho leaven two dam.! -ters,
Misses .Mary and Anna both of
M. 1). CIIITTKDLN APPOINTHD.
St. Johnsbury, Dec. L Owing to tl..i
urgency of professional business as .l
chit engineer, F .II. Dewart of St. Al
bans, ha- resigned Hie oll'.ce. ot examln- r
of tea' hers for Franklin county, wliu li lei
I has lield since April 7. 1MI, and Clovernnr
jliell has appointed Mrriitt D. Chittendi i..
principal of Hollows Free Academy, a'
Fall fax, as his successor.
A llnd Scare.
Some day you will set a bad scare,
when you feel a pain in your bowels, an 1
fear appendicitis. Safety ltrs 111 lv .
King's New Life Tills, u smv cure, for
ill bowi 1 and stinuaeli uisensi-s, siah
headache, biliousne's; costiveiiess, ei.
(iua rant eed at J. W. O'Sulllvan's dr
Mine only 3li. Tiy them. All dn
For Christmas we have
placed twenty Violins that
sell from $7.00 to $25.00
in one show case. Your
choice for only
One lot of ten Banjos;
prices from $7.50 to $18.
Your choice for only
Or.s lot of 15 Guitars;
prices from $8.00 to $20.00.
You choice for only
One lot of 25 Mandolins ;
prices from $10 to $25.
Your choice for onlv
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