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THE BUKJJNOTON VHKK I'HRSS : THURSDAY, MARCH 2!l, 1 1100.
IS THE 1 THE OLD Mar. 28th 1906 V ) Raincoats Mffillas (Pittsburg Farm Fencing AH tlie lending sizes in stock 15c to 40c rod. Ordor parly wc ship promptly. JOHN A. M ANSON CO., Agents. 38 CHURCH ST., BURLINGTON, VT. rr HONOR TO ALUMNUS. n. H. Hill, V. V. M,, 'IC. Mode Dlrecliir of Clnsnlcnl School In Atlieni. lin t Hodge Hill, a graduate of tho xn K rblty of Vermont in the el.r-s of 1S!C, 1 is been elected director of the Amerl I n School of Classical Studies in Athens. V'iim school Is the oldfi of the foreign r liools established under tho auspices if tins Archaeological Institute of Ameri- 1. The University of Vermont cooperates us support ana nas iiirninneu two nn ffmal professors in the ."chnol, the secre tary and the present chairman of the managing committee, while four graduates nt the university have studied In the fc honl. After graduation Mr. Hill served three ...us as principal of the Newport high 1-hool, llo tin 11 spent two years in Riad 11 Mf study at Columbia Unhprslty as ti university fellow, and received the kil gne of A. M. In IfWO, alter which lie 'twiiit In Athens as Drlslcr Fellow of Co. t?l imbla I'nlvcislty, won tho competltlvo Itfi Umvshlp of tho school In Ifiul and 10 rrcived It again the next year. Iti turning to this country In 1!V1 he has ). nee been assistant curator of Classical (At liqultles in the Hostou Museum or Fine Art'.. Tim following Is takiti from tho Mist report of the chairman of tho nian- nglng coniinltlco of tho school, Prof. J. W. Wheeler, 'SO; i !- plain that Its (tho .school's) po- BMother Gray's Appeal to Women. If vnu will send your name and ad dress we will mail you FHF.I-; 11 pnek- rlige of .Moiner uifiy H . Ij.s i ii.m.i .. I. RAF. 11 certain, pleasant herb euro .for Woiiioivh ins, 11 is a nine monthly , oiriiliitnr nnd never-fillllnir. If von fliave iTaius In tlio back, l'tinnry, Iliad- Oer or iviuimy uoiiuie, use mis picas. bniit union or Australian herbs, routs finu Irlivee, ah iiiiKlm ei'll 11, ill! rents, op address, Tho Mother Uray fCo I.o itoy, N. Y. OLD BEE HIVE Weather Prophet Predicts many stormy disagreeable wet days this spring. Evidence of this prediction being verified is at hand. Preparedness on your part to meet the occasion will add much to your comfort in mind and body. Very properly come into demand under con ditions above mentioned. Yet, these gar ments are not used exclusively for STORM C-OATS. As a TRAVELING WRAP they have often demonstrated their usefulness and many good qualities. A $7.50, $10.09, $12.50, $15.00 Surprisingly handsome garments of this class are shown in our CLOAK and SUIT DEPT. As a protection from storms they are exceedingly desirable and by serving as a covering to the dress they more than jxisti fy the purchase. 400 HANDSOME GLORIA SILK UM BRELLAS, well selected HORN, STERL ING or NATURAL handles. Manufacturer's stock. Worth from $1.25 to $1.75 each. 98c each. Finer qualities in all silk, built on eight (8) rib frames. Silks of the guaranteed kind with fine tape edges. Excellent values at $2.25, $2,50, etc. Suitable for men or women's use. CHILDREN'S SCHOOL UMBRELLAS inexpensive and durable two sizes. In mediivm and high class Wall Paper we offer tho widest range of patterns shown in Vermont. The "hurry up" time will soon be here, selections made early will insure immediate and most careful attention. BEE HIVE. sitlon among tho various schools at Athens Is Increasingly good, a fact for which I think tho admirable administra tion of tho excavations at Corinth Is partly icsponsible. This we owe especially to Professor JtlchardMin, H, H- Hill and the present director." Mr. Hill succeeds as director Dr. T. W. lleermanee, who died of typhoid fier at I Athens, Septi niher ;"J lut year ' ,nTT;n to WAl.KF.Il (ilinOr.KV '() llorlliigliiii. Drar sirs; A Ballon sacd is II or J1 earned. Two gallons saved is .t? or $10 earned. Three gallons saved is I2 or Jl." earned. Four gallons saved Is Jl'i or J2n earned. Fivo g'alloiis saved Is ;o or $25 earned. It coMs .t or $1 a galkn to paint, he .sides llio paint; as much to lirusli-nii .1 gallon of wormless paint as Dovoe. Mr, Fzru nathniell, Willlamspoi t, Pa., always used 11 r.iIIouh of mixed paint for Ills nouse; llevoe took 0. Yours tiuly, F. W. m-JVOK & CO., IS New Yoik , S, The a. S. niodgett Co,, sell our paint. vi'.hmo.nt Axxnri vrmx at topkka r,i,i:ci s (ifi k i:its. At a leeenl meeting' of the Vcr monters' Association of Topeka, Kalis., tlio following ufricers were elected for thn ensuing1 year: A. W. liana, presi dent; C. H. Oloed, vice-pivsldent; C, W. Merrinm, vice-president; IJ. W. Thomp son, secretary. An executive coninilt teo consisting of F. M. Kimball, It. J. Ulazc, If. Ci. Hust, lieorgo II. Whlt eoitib, It. H. Cofteln were Instructed to iiniiiigo a "Hiiguiing off" to bo held tho lulter part of April. 47m1 l i I am I UNEXPECTED ENDING Case of Parrott vs. Prior Settled and Discontinued. w. .. in Hloilgrtt vs. C. V. itnllitny Cninrs To-iln.v Dnninicps of 1 0,0011 Asked fr DiiHIi of Mnrtln II. I'llnt ul Itmitlnlpli. Ail unexpected ending came Monday in enimly ooutt In I liti ewo of Seymour Parrot! vs. Frank W. Prior and Augusta Prior when the case was settled itnd dis continued mill the Jury discharged. 'J'lic Irl.'il or this case was begun Friday af ternoon and some testimony was taken, Tho plaintiff nronghl suit to recover dam ages of Jl.flno 011 I ho ground that there had been fraudulent representations at the time he bought til 0 farm. A tltlei to the farm was never given to thn plaintiff, although lie moved to the premises and lived there seme months, a. bond for n deed being Riven. After a time the plaintiff de-lared thai the farm had been mis represented by statements made relative to the number of cattle It would sup port, llo moved from the premises some, time ago. The settlement of the case was made out of court, each fide to pay Its own costs. CASi: TO UK DISCONTINUED. Tne rase or George E. Trick vs. Lyman I'. Wood, nn action for the reroveiy of dnmag"s of ?:,cOO for pmllt.s In an al iened eo-pnrtncihlp, was discontinued Tuesday In county court by the plaintiff without costs to the defendant. Hlnce the suit was brought the plaintiff has been through bankruptcy proceedings and the caso was therefore placed in the h.inds of John K. 7avcll, trustee. When the ease or William J. Hlndgctt, ndmlnlstrator, vs. the Central Veiniont Hallway company was taken up in coun ty court Tuesday a leanest was made by C. S. Palmer,' counsel for the defend ant, that the Jury be taken to West Jicr H11, where It Is claimed Martin H. I'llnt was killed by a train through the negli gence of tho defendant company, In eider that the Jurors inlRhl see the evict spot whine the accident oeciuied. The re. ipiest was denied and fie trial of the cno continued throughout the day. This Is an action to recover damases ut $10.Ki. The plaintiff was 011 the stand Tuesday and testified that Mr. I'llnt was 7. o,ns old when killed, that he hail no one dependent upon him and that tlieie weie no records to show what bis average iii' Ome amounted to. lie said Mr. Flint w.ui in Rood health and was an active man. Considerable other testimony was tiki 11 but nothing of interest was brought mil l A divorce was granted Tuesday In the case of K. Louis Hall v. Frederick 'P. 1 1 1. ill on the ground of refusal to support, MOBILIZATION OF TROOPS. ! Ten Thouniiil SoMlprn (11 Hp nt I'lnttn liurgh 'I'ltix Venr. I The amy iiiartermaters have already I taken up t'ie question of the transpor tation of alt the cavalry, Held artillery I .mil infaiitty In tills country for the ! mobllizaiion at seven camps In different 1 parts of the country, irieluding riatts- 1 luirsh bariaeks. 1 1 will require a vast liuiuiiiiit of piellininary work (o get every- tiiing in readiness for tho tiansfer of the tumps, nlthoush It Is Intended by the PiesIdent to have the operations and the 1 1 n.-ampnient conducted as in war time, I when thi'ie will be the least possible de I pendenee upon the railroads or other nn. t cnmniodatlons. For the nioit part the troops assigned to the camps will match Mo their destination. The greatest dls itanre covered by the troops ordered to Plattsburgh vill be from Washington A part of the garrison at Washington barracks - probably two companies of en gineers, Willi tlielr appliances will inarch , to their l amp near that euy. (Smut inter . rst throughout the service Is taken in the ! I'p Client's plan fur iv general concentra tiou of the troop.-. It is the first gather ing of the soit ever held ill tills country on such a scale, and it Is to lie followidby monthly encampments ot two nights each, after the troops return to their respective station, continuing throughout next win ter The troops will cary full kits with them on their summer lour, and will adopt the system of regular held provis ioning. To this hid the commissary olll- 'ci'.s aie pieparing to Rsuc the necessary equipment for the cooking of tho food. At I'lattsbuigh barracks theie will he about til t v companies, in addition to the resualr garrison. Fifty companies, in addition to tho regi ment stationed nt this post, and the 10- liiired number of hospital corps men, togi ther with the commissioned olllcers, will make a total of at least C,ij regulars at the camp, which will bo located on tho outskirts of this city. These with tho national guardsmen from Now KiiRland, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and tile Histiict of Columbia, will mako a grand total of at least 10,0V) soldier boys theie dining the months of July, August and Siptember. A TIN SOLDIER. I.esler Collins llntlniseil li Mht of I'm iilrymnii, lions (like Drnli. Knthuscd by the sight of soldiers fronii Fort Kthan Allen who had passed through tho little town of Middlesex, I.esler Col lins, aged 20. decided to emulate their ex- imple and travel through tho country In puisnit of deserters, llo secured an ollvo drub uniform somewhere, bought a belt and a lot of rn it ridges at Wnterbiiry and stinted out telling everyone ho met he was looking for deserters. Ho told thn story to the police heto and was taken to thn station. Yesteiday morning a sergeant camo. from the post and after looking at Col lins said: "You nio no soldier." Collins then admitted to Chief Russell that he was not a soldier but said be thought people would believo he was it he had eaitrlilgos enough und a belt. Col lins was released ami told to ro home. As ho left tho station he said ho would follow the advice uT the chief. MAY HI-: A VHHMONT MAN. Tho badly decomposed body of a man supposed to be I V, Hntnet of Dorset Vt., was dlscoveH'd float I ttr down the river at Albany, N. V., Friday lifter noon by Policeman Keith, who had Jo sepli Nash go out lu a rowboat and secure it, Tho body was towed to lllversldo l'ark mid Coroner Van fiuys Hug called, and ho directed that it be removed to Wutklns's undertaking roins, In thn pockets of tho drnwm man's clothing; was found u box con tabling a prayer book bearing the inline, p. Ilatnet, Dorset, Vt.," $S,3 and a pint of a Rutland railroad mile nno book, Tho coroner will coinmpul cute with thu authorities at Dorset, OLD SOLDIER DEAD. .foil II C. Fnrrcll .iircimi1ii to (leliernl Debility nt Ace of III. .Inhn c. Fnrrell died on Sntimlny morning at his late home, r, Muiriiy street, of Reneral debility, llo was fit years or ago. and was u nntlvo of 1 ro tund, llo came to HiirllliKlnn when only 11 years of ago and resided with his uncle, John Clark, or Sliolbtiine road. Me remained with Mr. Clark un til thn outbreak or Hi" Civil Win- and then eiillslnl lii thu 1 1 til New York regiment. 11 e cnuie home on 11 sick furlough and after recovering was transferred to Company '1, id Ver mont volunteers. He served faithfully with that regiment until the end of tho war and then returned to this city. Mr, Fnrrell was a member of the. Stnntinrd Poll, fi, A. It., and was also well known In the lumber business. At one time he was employed by the Ilronson, Weston &. Greene company and nflerward with tho lironsnn, Wes ton .t Dunham Lumber company, by whom lie was held In high esteem. He Is sntwlvcd by four sons and seven daughters, John J., Thomas V and Finnic nC thU city and James R, or Ilawkebury, Out., and the Misses Kate, Mary. Ella and Florence of this city and Mr, Albert Moire and Mrs. Goorgn W. Shannon or this city anil Miss Jennie Fnrrell of Nashua, N. II. C. W. DVARENNESDEAD. I'nnernl Wns Held 'I'lirsitny Morning ni Nlnp O'clock. Charles W. DoVarcnncs died Satur day evening at hW home, S2 North street, of n. complication of diseases. He. bad been 111 seven weeks and dur Inrr the past four weeks had been con Ilned to the bed. llo was IIJ years of age. lie had 11 laige circle, of friends In this city and surrounding- towns. For the past l: years he had been em ployed in dllfc rent drug stores in this city, first In Eugene (iowilln & llios.' store, then with I'. I.. Taft & Co,, and later at the Cryta Pharmacy. He was n member of Hie St, Joseph's so ciety and of Chaniplalu Aerie, Frater nal Ordir of Magics, and In the latter society he was elided treasurer at the time of their 01 ganlziuloii about 11 year ago. lie Is survived bv a wife and two children. Cecil ami (ienevleve, and u father and mother. Mr. and Mrs. O. DeVnioniics. n0 s(, ,.nven live broth ers and four Histei. James I', and Ed wurd A. of this city and George F. of lioston, A. P.ert of Sprlngtleld, Mass., and Cnmllle J., or Sandy Hill, N. V., and Kmnia M., Martha 1'., A, ICdwich and Mrs. John Simpson or tills cltv. Thr funeral . held Tuesday morning el nine 1. rlm k fiom St. Jo seph's Chnieb with intermint In Ml. Calvary ciuef ry. Y. M. C. A. CONVENTIONS. Count; and Xnle Mei-llngx In Wlndftiir, April Sit and i!7. The State rxeeiiti'e nftlce ot the V. M. !'. A. In tins elty lias issued a call for the first Wmdor ounly convi ntlon to be held in Wlnd-or, April 'M and 27, fol lowing which the ainiii'il Stale convention' of the ;i sru isi 1 ion will be held. The ob ject of the inriitv lonveutliiu Is tu con fer lel.itivo t" tin conditions and nerds ot the young men of the county and to consider the pp. ,. ; 1 n I method of the county woik as 11 1 elates to young men in outers tun -in.ill tor the city typo of work. The p,tioi- of evangelical churches of the iount haw been requested to at tend and sp)iik!4 bae been seemed who have hud large experience in work with young inen. Among these men will be: John 11. Iloanlinali, iut mat loual sccre taiy fur county wot;: C. K. fiber. Inter national field srerct.ir ; Fred S. iloodman, special 1nlen1.uinM.il iiilgions work sec retary; William 1'. M.i.-on, Fiaukliii coun ty seeritary; '. S. Morrison, Slate secre tary and the Jtev. li. W. (iougli. At tliire 0VI01 k the afternoon of the UTtli, tin- State r 'mention will open, elud ing Sunday e.inng. A banquet will be held Friday evening, witli spei dies by Claik C, l'itt', .iltorney-Ri-eiiral of Ver mont, A. I'.uiiiaii.i'i. Jr. superintendent of motive power o'' the Ceneral Veiniont raili'o.id inn! otln'-. The chairman of the State coniiniiiee , F. II, Hionks or St. Johllsbliry. "Pin. Inil fnr ininey," a man will some times nifri in sell something at an amaz ing sacriin'i . Those who wab-h the clnssilliil a.l- n ii the benellls in such casi v T New oprmg rVall Papers Mow Ready Selections from every manu icturcr of note for the season f 1905, suitable for every :'om in the house. Florals, stripes and gilt; ?.pestries, pressed, embossed ilks, varnished gold, two oned effects - in the most nscinaling patterns yet de ised by the wall paper artist. Room Mouldings lo harmonize. Lcl us figure willi you. Also (Julil Cages niul l'Uli I'oiiil. Fish nml Cnnnry lllrds, (ilnlies. Hint Food uud MASONIC TEMPLE .BURLINGTON THONE 3te-2 m a 5 THE ICE HARVEST, Price to Bo Advanced Five Cents per 100 Pounds. Full Crop Ilnr estnl Cost of SrriirlnK Mipply Vrry llenvi Nearly JtStl .Men Ibnpluyeil In Culling J 11,0011 'Ioiik. The lee hnrvpHt is completed with a full emp taken and II Is expected that the piiie. which was . cents a hundred last pen rim, will be advanced live cents this year. A. O. FcrgiiMiu gave a Free Press man tome Interesting d.itu yesterday. The har vesting of this year's crop began March nfler n lung .and anxious wait on the pnrt of the dcaleis and the customers. The harvest continued "') days. A total amount of Hi.ftuO Ions was taken, being llvlrled us follows: Htnndard Coal & Ico company, K.OftO tuns; Tawreneo Hartley, nKio tons; Consumers Ico company, 7,000 tons, There, were 110 men employe-. In the. har vest, their wages ranging from fjl.r.O to ?:! per day, and nvcraRlng JI.70. In all, S'.MiO was paid in wages. Jn addition theie were 170 horses worked nt a total cost of Ji,I."0. Three horses were lost by drown ing while many others which fell Into the water were rescued, Tho thinness of the ice added Inrgdy to the expense of harvesting It, as It eots .Hi'l as much to handle thin rakes as thick ones. Tho first rakes taken out this year measured from seven to eight Inches while the last measured about 12 Inches in thickness. Last year the har vest commenced with 12-lneh ice and end ed In IS-ltieh. The fact that the lee had to be drawn on wheels also Increased the cot of harvesting this season, about one-third. Seven or eight loads of from ir to 20 cake.s each constituted a day's work this year while last season from in to 12 loads of from 20 to :m cake.s each were drawn dally, On account of the thickness of the Ice thousands of firt of lumber had to be used for bridges over cracks mid for tuns fur the men to work upon, The statrment was made that the total receipts of th" ice nop for the city ot nnilinglon do not exceed tSi.fW annually and It was further stated that tlxed ex penses surh as insurance, cot of delivery and taxes, amount to three times as much is it costs tu harvest the ice. Inquitie.s have been receivrd from New York tor surplus ice but none has been -cut finni Vermont. However, dealers in Whitehall aie busy luadllig all empty boats obtainable, tu be lloatcd to Now Voik when navigation opens. BURNING DYNAMITE. Itl.i7lng Hon Filled Hltli i:plnslp Car ried from Fiery Hiilldlnjt. Sixteen sticks of dynamite burning was the unusual spectacle Monday on Spear lrnt at the sue where C. I.. 1 onto or Chicago Is building a summer rcsidmca I'lie dynamite was to have bem use, by F. II. MeCale. who is making excavations, md it was placed In n temporary shack which had been erected by .Mchols .v.- Pinker, the contractor. The dynamite was mar the stove and became heated so that it began tu burn. ho shack caught lire niul a portion of It was consumed. Near the sto e was a large quintity of dynamite In a box and Ibis lmx caught lire but before the flames were cnnitnunieatrd to the conlliuil ex plosive the box was seibpil by rank Amur mil can led from the burning building mil thiown into n snow lianr.. thus is- tlngiiisluug the blaze and preventing a terrific exploshn. INCREASED APPROPRIATION i:pcrlinciii Million tiels Klin.nnn Inslenil of S" I. ".1100 from (iinerninenl. Experiment stations have proved to bo of such benelit throughout the country that an inci eased appropriation has been made at Washington and tho station In this city In connection with tlio State Agricultural College will ircelve bonent from this appropriation as do all other stations. For many years this station has received $l.",,nf per year. The appropriation tills year will bej J.'O.uOO ami this amount will be increased yearly until tic years from now the appropriation will be From that time on thn appropriation will ln crease at n ratio llxed by the law. Tho board of conliol will meet here to day to take steps with icfrrcnio to the USC Ot IOC aililllimiai nunir.. MONEY DUE CITY. Former Cinistnlilc Mills Has Tiitc Ainiiiinllng to .rj'.-.ll. I'heic l now due the city Hum II. E. Sails, former constable. tne sum in JI2J.IP, th.it amount n piesenting the un collect! d taxes in his hands, r-ome of Ibis is due from teal c-tuto and a por tion of this piopeity has already been advertised for s.ilo and the rest will bu III a snort time. Previous to Monday light Mr. Sails owed the city $171. M but t.i.Nos amounting to J.J,.iv wero niiated it that time leaving a h.ibinco of fl22.1!i. J. H. Mncombcr, attnrney for Mr. S.ilU, thinks every cent of that will be collected, Dining tlie four years that Mr. Kails was constable ho had ta.cs to the amount of over $'-."iV to collect and 111 addition tn that had a large number turned over to him by W. V. Scully, former constable. In speaking of tlio accounts of Mr. Sails yesterday, Mr. Macomber said ho hail examined tho books carefully ami had not found a slnglo mlstako and further stated that lio would defy any ono to Und anything wrong with tlio accounts. NEW LAKE STEAMER. 'lieciiiilrriiail Will lip l.anneheil ns Sunn nn Ice lllnnpi'cars. A force of men havo been continually employed on tho new lake steamer Tlcon deroga, which Is being constructed at Shelburnn harbor, and thn boat is now nearly cninp.leted below tho main deck. She will be launched as soon us tho Ice breaks up in Shelhurno harbor and will probably go Into commission about the mlddlo of July. As soon as the boat Is launched the machinery will be Installed and work will bo rushed. Tho crew of the new steamer, with a fow exceptions, will bo composed of the crew of the steamer Cliateungay and the ciew of the Maintain will then be trans ferred to tho Ohatenngav, The crow of tho Cliateungay last season was ns follows; Captain, W, Warren Rockwell; first pilot, H, It, Rockwell; second pilot, John Rushlow; engineer, Edwnid Perm: purser, F. E. Fuller; llrst male, I", II. .Mitchell; htcward, J. E. Murphy NEWS OF VERMONT, Store Important I'.tenl (irouprd for Free Press Menders Tnlk of .Sinn mer Hotel (In Kllllngton I'fnU. 1'or somo lime it has been known that a projei t was on font to build a mam moth summer hotel on or near the sum mit of Kllliiigtou peak. M. K. Winder of Itiitland owns hundreds of acres of land there and vatlous stories havo been told of plans to make tills one of the ruinous miininer lesnrls of New England. Mr. Wheeler, It Is understood, has had In mind tho formation ot a lintel company and tho construction ot a summer hos telry second to none In the State. lie has not been disposed to reveal his plan, hut the iceent trip of several New Yurk ers to nullatitl and the mountain lesulted In tho Information that they came here to Investigate the matter. They were untaxed at the view nfrorded from the extreme top of the mountain and quite favorably Impressed with tlio natural seenln advantages, nt tho locality. It l said that Itntland street railway will eventually jun an extension of Its electric lino to tho foot of tho mountain nnd that tin project of tho'hotcl peoplo would In clude the construction and operation of a. cog-wheel line to the summit. On a clear day onn cm see for many miles from Mount Killlnglnn and It Is regorib d s ono of tho most popular trips In this vi cinity during tho Hummer months. I'ltlEST DENOI'NCFS EA.AAnS. Tho Itev. Thomas Guflney, pastor of St. Peter's Church in Rutland delivered a sermon Sunday morning on bazaars und tho "cheap" dances attendant upon many such occasions. He also deplored tho practice of sending young girls out upon tho streets to sell tickets for theso affairs, and said that It makes beggars out of them and has a tendency to make them lose their maidenly modesty. As for tb" cheap 10 cent dances, Rev. Father Caffuey said it degraded every ono who altended, and many girls of tender years flock there and pas n whole evening in the arms of strangers who they havo never seen before, nnd mnke appoint ments to meet them on other occasions. DOE DROWNED IN RIVER. Game Warden W. W. Tower of Rut land was notified enily Saturday after noon by Dr. I.. A. lleidcl ot tlio Iierwiek, that a large duo was attack' d by twei logs near tho Cold River bildge, close to the farm of I. A. Green. Dr. Ifcldcl staled that the dogs were tearing at the does throat when ho rirst saw them, as lie was driving along tho load, and tlio animal was making frimtie efforts to es cape. Tho doctor drove to tho homo of (. A. Green, nearby, and borrowing a mi loaded with birilshoi, uturned und drove the dogs off, shooting ut them as tlioy went. Dr. Il'idel Is positive that be wounded nt I-at one of the dogs, as it leaped In the air and spun mound on he ground a few second", finally gaining ts feet and making off. The charge of birdshot In t.ie gnu was not sullleient In kill a dog. The doctor diovo to Rutland and notified Gamo Warden Tower, who procuicd a livery team and drove im mediately lo the scene, and with E. A. eircen and another man went to the spot where the doe lay In an exhausted con dition. As the men approached the deer. it raised its head, and seeing them, strug gled to its feet nnd limped towards tho river, which wns two rods away. It was then noticed that Its tight bind leg was broken at tho knee. Tho doe reached tho river, but broke through the Ice, and the cm rent being strong, was' carried under and drowned. Alter searching for an hour trying to locate the body it was loiiucl and Mr. f!vi en returned homo and got a. saw. Tae Ico was cut and the body lishud out. Gamo Warden Tower directed that it be taken to Mr. Green's barn and he will dispose ot it. When Mr. Tower was seen he stated that bluod was scattered around tor a radius of several rods, and it is evident that the doo put up a. desperate tight lor its life. lb- said that tlio whole iinck or the am ni.il w.i-i ripp d open, and tiiete wcj. sundry other gashes on tho body. .Mr. Tower is cotilldent that he can locate at least one of tlio dogs. The owners aie subject to a lino ot fcA One was a blatk. and tan hound and the other a shaggy mongrel clog. Mr. Tower learned that the same dogs have been running deer In that vicinity for some tunc. MR. Hl't. I NO PLEDGES 1,CW. At the morning .sei vice In the Methodist church lu Reiiiilnglnii the pistor. the Rev. C. W. Rowley, announced that dur ing the week ho had received a pledge gift of Jl,fw fiom Columbus Hilling toward tlio fund now being raised toward rebuilding tlio church and for which about Jll.iWwill bo needed. This makes the total amount pledged fO.nrm, jjr. Hiding, now St yeats old, last August married a voung w oinaii Jl years of age, nnd Dr. How ley was the minister who performed the ceremony. VALLEV FAIR ASSOCIATION DATES. The executive coinnulKe of tlie Valley Fair association has voted to nold the next fair at Rciiulngtoii three clays in stead of two, and deeiil.d unon Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Si ptemher :0 and 27. They believo tliat the change not only will maw moie people, but will givo them .u belter opportunity to sco tho exhibits and therefore will be more satis factory tn tho exhibitors. There will bo riuliig each day. The luininittee alto de cided to reinstate tlie .iudevllla perfotm ancc, which was cut out list year to the dissatisfaction of many patrons. GROTON HAS MAN V OLD PEOPLE. Tho town of Gioton Is rather proud of Its claim that tho piev.ilcnt disease that people dlo of in the place i old age, and when another town alleges it b is older pcuplo niul inoro ot them than i.ioniu u makes the back of eeiy man in town bristle up, because lie knows that Gioton has a lecoid that It will take Hiblc ovl- uenco lo beat. It is ci.iniicu in.n iiuuo peoplo reach tho ago of sf and 00 in tiro- ton than in any other community within a largo radius. At the present timo tliero are a dozen between so nnd M and as many ns a dozen nune that aie almost eligible to be promoted into the llrel-class. Tho first on tlio list is l.H.nbetn Noyes, who Is 91 years ot age. She cm bo called Thisicooktkneads. y JS&l ry1 The Complete Gentleman No aenlleiunn run he considered dressed com plete without clorra. 'Iliey iut Hie finishing ouches mi rssenllnl. Our Sprlntr style nro rrnrty nnil li trclinlenl pxmiilu nt Ion slums Idem hp fierirct In eery defnll. Tun vlll he (he mosl popular rnlor nnd herp lirp qnllp n few similes tn null the varied tiislrs. V lintr iiImii.ts ulen poiliplele snllsfnptlnn rtllh our film ps nnd nr prnlld In slllle tills .spring's roiiiIm nre far mipprlnr to nny preil uiis. Tlipy post lis nmrp flmn most concerns gen erally pay hut mp Und It to our neltiinliigc to be nble lo let our custom er" liue (hp IipsI thprc Is uolng. ( nine In nnd vtp'll "put on the glmes'' ullli juu. The Blue Store, it. c. iii Mt'iinnv, Fr. Church St., llorllnglon, Vt. tho chairman of the Old I'olk ' r nh by reason of seniority. The other rnn her. arc: R. V. Heath R. T Hn s, Moses riummer SO. Mrs. NeI on H t h cock SI, Hosea Welch M, Mrs. 1". 1.. Sa' gent over so, J. R. Darling M. fiark C. Crown M, Andrew Welch M, Run 'cl ( lirk fc:', Mrs. Moses Pltlmmi r SI. Thu a'i i of ?, persons which bents the re oni 0r Cabot by six. In the Webb f,us..l alone there am four peisons over so vears o ngc, but they don't all lemdc m Gro'ou a' this time. DRANK IODINB AND DIED. Arthur Wright, of Gaysville, a villngi! in the town of Stoekbridge, aged 2 years, diid Ki:milii y as the result of Uk 'ig an overdose of powerful medicine. Ho had been ill of typhoid pneumon'a ad wa- left alone fnr a few mlnules Saturdie niornlng. When tlio nurse r' turned the patient bad drained a bottle containing iodine. Dr. U. M. flrrene of Rethel was suiiimoned, but was unabie to Mve the man who died Sunday, after sufferinis intense pain. A wife and two children survive. ANOTHER GRIST MIU. CCRNHD. The tjrlst mill at Rast Randolph wss burned last Saturday nigH. There ha i been no lire in tlio stove after tree o'clock in tho afternoon and the mill was closed at tlio usual tin o in t'ie evening. People passed t ie mi'i a late as cloven and 11:30 o'cloi k a.i nothing unusual was discovered Abo t 1::;0 Dr. Nrwell's attention ws a traded by a light from somo 'iji. and looking out discovered the flan s coming from tho root or the tn-il n 1 gave the alarm. The fire had made such progress at that lime that ' f h ing could be done to save tho b iMi rg and efforts wi.ro directed to savins the grain and nn .it. and considerable wa haved. It is .supposed f'at tve frfl caught from somo defect in the Ho ney from the appearance that it orig inated in the upper pnrt and no one had been in that part witii a light The mill was owned by D. J. Camp and It Is a lie. ivy loss Insured for $l,5i 0 loss probably double tbj.t. There was also some Insurance on tho grain. LIQUOR RAID IN RARRB. On a wairnnt Issued by States Attor ney H. Hollister Jackson, Deni 1 S er,er li. I'. Camp, and Chief of Pol 'It- Hrown, assisted by three pttrolni' n m in i raid Saturday evening ul out s" oi in tlio house of Antonio Abi.ilH m h r lu tho cellar two barrels of beer wen found, and m the kiti lieu, six quarts o whiskey and four (marts of w lie, a o" which were seize, I, Abialll appeared In city com t Monday morning, pi' ided rj i ty tu tlie Illegal sale o licp d w s lined 3U) and costs, which he ,i i. S t urday afternoon and again S.Ui . cv u lug, the police searched a hous-' on Ad 11 fcon street, but found nothiiig SCARLET IT.VKR EPIDEMIC V V READSHORO. If any conimuinty ever took an --i ic philosophically, it is tho people c !( ,i I boio. 'J'hcro nto some In case of si fever lu nearly as many of the ..A yet there nro f i w who aie not r - 1 lend any assistance in their powe tlielr iilllii ted neighbors, Hccauseof th a 1 i it -it kabln spie.ul of the disease. t..e churches, Rjptlst, Methodist and CUIml as well ns all public lulls and school havo been closed by the board of hcilti . This was done at tho Instance of the Si ate health authorities, who Instructed tlio lucal officials lo take every pre au'iu Since then the ravages of the disease lino been stued, and tho people believe "mi "t will bo but a few weeks beforo the epi dcmlo will subside. Tho aiitboritn s am not backward In declaring th i' tr proper piccailtlons had been excrns'd w'len i e lirst cases were r.ipnvercil, tb f would Iiavo undoubtedly been 1 i i ono family. Rut tho rbildn i w re lowed to run through the srieets i l with others In the school- a id tu o t i carry contagion into tho Sind s il Tlie mother of the children wn tbo f st to diagnose tho case, tho attend, g phys ician believing It was notliu 11 it a sore tluo.it and rash, wl. i I w .no the pyiuntoms of searb t f"e of riprn(j Ul0 moi Li,Uilton to bed, or even Iv " ,r,orp ,i, phyjieian iilluw. I b ' ,n .V wju, ,nP n(.jK,i .., , n .,, ,.. 1!.,,., ,,,, ,iieu,l sehnol iiiid Sunday school. ELGIN Rl'TTER MARK h'f. Elgin, 1" M ir h " Hutter was firm and unehattg d rr last week nt :7c . Sales for the wi h II. 000 pounds. Lveryone: TtiE.BESTjBREAD FLOUR, 111.00 ISO