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THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS : THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1S06. Sept 12th 1906 4 CLOAKS Telephone Cnllai BO--a Main Floor. Bf-11 Clonk Dept. BS-3 It a- Dept. Hisses' and Children's Fall and Winter Coats In the range of sizes from G $4.98 to $10.00. each. Young Ladies' Coats Of the very latest cut and materials. Very swagger and up-to-date. 36 to 50 inches long. Sizes 14, 16 and 18 yeans. Priced from $7.50 to $25.00 each. Infants' Coats Sizes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 years. Handsome Broadcloths, Vel ours, Chinchilla and Bear Skin in all newest colors. This assort ment will be a surprise at prices ranging from $2.00 and Upward Ladies' Coats In the latest Scotch Plaids and Mixtures, lengths 36 to 50 inches. Our line of Black Coats is unusually complete with gar ments adapted for middle aged and stout people. Black Coats Suitable for every occasion, are in this early showing, in cluding many desirable for Evening Wear lined with light colors or black. Original, exclusive designs a very prominent feature here, many Imported effects impossible to duplicate this season. Over 500 New Garments Now in stock and we advise you again that many of the more choice styles are among early showings. THE OLD BEE HIVE B. P. S. PAINTPURE PAINT No belter; Few as good: Finely ground; Uniformly mixed Economical and Durable. Call or write for color card. John A, Manson ? Co. 98 Church St. QUADRENNIAL APPRAISAL. Several Tiixiinj cr.s Object to Valuation IMnced nn Their Property, A meeting of tho bnaid nf civil authority wns hold Monday night at pity clerk's of fice for the purpose of considering promts aga'nst the quadrennial appraisal of real estate recently made by the city asses sors. Several such protests were con sidered. I.. M, Harrows objected to the valuation placed on the property at Nos, M, CO, K and BO Church street hut as his protest was not filed until September S the time, limit had passed and the protest was laid on the tnble. G. S. Hlodgott protested against valua tion of $12,0)0 placed on tho liulldlng nt No. lfll Collogo street. Tho assessors said that this property was placed In tho list right years ago at $11,000. This year the valuation was reduced to $12,000. Tho ac tion of the assessors was sustained. John O'Nell and V. K. MeSwecney ob jected to tho valuation on tho property at the southern end of Kim street owned by thetn and by Dr. n. J. Andrews. The property was formerly In tho list at K.COO. This year It was valued at J10.000. THE OLD BEE HIVE UITS AND Wc find our early arrivals came none too soon in this popular department. Never were so many beautiful garments shown in Burlington at so early a date nor was there ever a season when the great var. iety of styles shown appealed so strongly to the popular idea of sensible apparel. We want you to sec our line of to 14 years. Priced from Burlington, Vt. Mr. O'Xeil spoke first and said that an increase of 4k) per cent was altogether too nuch. Dr. .McSwetney told the asses sors that he and Dr. Andrews would sell their half mteiest In th- property for a third less than the valunllou placed en the property by the nssessois. The board continued the matter. Jerry tiuyetto thoiiKht the valuation of M.40O on the ptenilsex nt No. in ltoe street was too much. The list was In creased by the assessors from tl.000. Their action was sustained. (!. H. Hand objected to the appraisal of the property at No. SIS Maplo street and at Nn. 2l!i Church street. The former propt rt'y was reduced from $5,000 to $(,$00 and the latter was Increased from J2,0n0 to $2,200. 'he action of the asses sors was sustained. Attorney II. S. I'eek appeared In behalf of the Grand Lodge of Vermont, V. & A, XI. , ami requested a reduction In the valuation of tho Masonic Temple. The ap praisal was reduced flrom $70,000 to $00,000. After the board of civil authority ad journed the hoard of aldemieu was called to older. A petition to cuib ntid gutter t;im strret north or .Maplo street was referred to the street commissioners. The street commissioners reported in favor of tho petitions for sewers In Walnut and North Iieud streets nnd In terval avenue and resolutions authoilzlnB tho work were passed. Everyone IHE BESX.B8F JTLOJUR VERDICT FOR DEPENDANT. I( W'n Ordered by the Conrt In Cnne ( (indue vii. Chnniiilnln at fir. Co. Nn eases wore ready for trial Thurs In county court nnd the day wns passed In hearing a fow motions nnd business of minor Impoitnnce. Tho Brand Jury was In session and it great number of witnesses were railed before them. According to statements tnndo during tho political cam paign, this grand Jury is to Investigate the charges made by I. W. Clement tlmt cattlo condemned as tubercular were sold and, distributed as good meat, It was an nounced that everyone who had any knowledge on this subject would bo sum moned to appear before tho grand Jury ami because of the Importance of this mnt ler the session of the Jury will probably be longer than usual. In the case of Homer II. Powell vs. N. N. Noyes and D. Noycs Hurton Judgmn.it was enlered Thursday for tho plaintiff. The case of GeorRe D, Jnrvls vs. tho Hlnger Mfg. Co. was continued with costs ns to tho plaintiff. The case nf It. V. Tnft vs. C. H. Walker was continued with costs as to tho plaintiff. The esse or Spatildlng, Kimball & Co. vs. H. A. Whltehlll was discontinued. The following new tllvorco entries have been made: Cora M. Lewis vs. Flank .1. I. ewl's; Anna M. I.ailuo vs, Trunk I.adue: Orvls Iloherts vs. Adeline Roberts, Mng glo W. Anderson vs. Andrew Anderson. The case of Honora Wight vs. tho liurllngton Traction Co.. an action brought to recover damages of $.",0f for Injuries alleged to have been sustained by the plaintiff while she wns riding In an electric car, was settled and illseon tlncd Friday. Tho trial was to have begun In county court In the morning but the settlement was perfected Just before court opened. Tho amount nt damages paid was not announced by counsel. The cape of J. B. Wllklns, administrator, vs. ISrnck & lloselle was the next one set for trial but no trial was had. This ac tion was brought to recover damages of $10,000 for alleged malpractice, the de fendants being osteopathlsts in Metit peller. C. 8. I'almer, counsel for the defen dants, filed an affidavit stating that Im portant witnesses were out of the State and ttfat counsel had been but recently called Into the State. After argu ment additional bail of $100 wns ordered nnd the case was con tinued with the rondltlon that the defen dant pay $100, the alternative being Judg ment for tho plaintiff. The following disposition has been made 1 of other cases: M. R. Rosenberg vs. E. F. Fowler, dis continued. Florence H. Englesby vs. D. W. C. Clapp, with court. Nathan A. Durand vs. George Goodrich, ' with court. j Morris lirown vs. Joseph A gel, dlscon tlnued Esther Brown vs. Joseph Agel, discon tinued. If. II. Wnlker vs. II. A. Bailey, con tinued on terms ns to the plaintiff. Henry Bowley vs. The Consolidated Rendering Co., placed at heel of the docket. The first Jury trial to bo taken up at tho present term of county court was begun Saturday. The case Is that of Cyril Gadue vs. the Champlaln Mnntt facturing Co., and is an nrtlon brought to recover damages of 14.000. The plain tiff claims he was employed by the de fendant company as a carpenter on a house being built foi ex-Uov. h. C. Smith In St. Albans. AVhlle so employed he claims a staging was faultily con structed and gavo way, carrying him to the ground. The defense is that tho stag ing was properly constructed but that the defendant looenod the affair, there by musing It to fall. The plaintiffs evidence In the case of Cyril Gaduo vs. Champlaln Mamt facuilng company was completed Mon day afternoon in county court nnd the defense, wns begun. Tho plaintiff seeks to recover damages of $4,001 for Injuries he received by being thftnvn" to the ground when a staging, which he claims was faultily constructed, gave way. The .most Important evidence during the day was the testimony of E. A. Chittenden of St. Albans. Ho said lie Gaduo knocking at the props of tho staging. He further said that a carpenter began to saw on a portion of the support of the staging nnd that ho ordered the work stopped. . Judgment for the Champlaln Manu facturing Co., was ordeicd Tuesday by Judgo Howell In county court In the case broguht by Cyril Gadue for dnmages of $4,000. The caso had been practically com pleted but had not been given to the Jury when the judge directed a verdict for the defendant company to recover Its costs. Tho plaintiff sought damages for Injuries he rerelved by the giving way of a stag ing nn which he was working, Ills claim was that the staging was Improperly con structed. The defense showed that Gadue had himself cut away a portion of the support and had asked another carpenter to do similar work. I, F. Wolcott ap peared for the plaintiff find A. G, Whlt emore and It. E. Blown for the de fendant. The next case to be taken up was that pf Delauy .t Hafferty vs. The Security Live Slock Co. This case has been on the docket about 10 years. In involves a horse which the plaintiffs had Insured In the defendant company. The horse died and the company declined to make payment on tho ground that there had been mls lepiesentatlons. Subsequently the company went Into the hands of a receiver. A sum of money was paid to the Stato by the company for the privilege of doing busi ness and tho plaintiffs hrought suit to gel hold of that. It amounts to about $S0, The horse was a valuahbi one, Dr. Miller stating on the stand Tuesday that $y0 would be a low estiniato nf Its worth, It was insured for J3u. Tho evidence was completed Tuesday and the arguments wero madu by M. I. Powell for the plain tiffs and H. S. I'rck for the defendant company. THE PAROCHIAL SCHOOLS. I '.very Inxlllutlnn .Shorn nn lnereuse, nllh over 1,400 In All. The parochinl schools In this city opened Monday with masses at both St. Mary's Cathedral and St. Joseph's Church. AtN eight o'clock In tlie morning the pupils of the Cuthedral school gathered at tho Cathedral, where mass was celebrated by the Rev. W. P. Crosby. Tho children then marched to Rt. Mary's hall and listened to address by the Rev. IV J. Darrett. At JI:30 o'clock they again gathered hi the hall when the Rt, Rev. Bishop Mlchuud gavo on Instructive talk. Tho children of tho Nazareth and parochial schools nt' tended mnss nt St. Joseph's Church which was celebrated by the Rt. Rev. Mgr. Clonrec. Thoro will bo over 1,400 children attend ing the parochial schools In this city this fall. At the Nazareth school SM children reported yestvnlay. There will be over 200 at Ht, Joseph's and nearly 700 at the Cathedral school, At each school thcro Is it largo Increase over tho atteiidnnco last season, The samo teachers hnvo been retained In nil three schools. Each school has been thoroughly clean ed and repaired during the summer nnd they now present n neat iiud nttructlvo appearance. Between $W and $l) has been spent the past nminr for rcpiita on the Cathedral bchool DEATH OF ft Wt LOWREK Lifeless Body Was Pound by His Partner, P. 0. Beaupre. Had Ileen about His t-'siilil Dulles .dur ing Ihe liny, Appnrenll.v In timid Health Well-Kntmn Mini unit Prominent Mason. Georgo William I.owery wns found dead at his rooms In the building at the northwest corner of Church and Hank streets Tuesday night about li:80 o'clock by Fred O. Heanpre. Ho wns reclining on u sota anil it wns staled by Dr. Sam Sparlmwk, after an examination, that life nust have hem extinct tKo or three hours. Mr. lxiwrey had been 111 apparent ly perfect health and was about his usual duties Tuesday. Dpnth must have come very suddenly, and was without doubt duo to heart trouble. Mr. I.owrey was the son of Mr. nnd Mrs. 1 1 cm;m Iiwrey and was born In Dannemoru, N. Y .January 27, 1VM. Soon after the death of his father Mr. I.owrey came to Shelhurne, where he received his education. He was employed as a clerk In several storis In IlurllngJon, being employed In the drug store of Vincent .S.- Taft for four years, beginning In lkC. In ISM) ho and Jit, Heaupre formed .1 paitnersnlp and opened a drug stole at the conn r of Church and Hank stieets, where Ihey were In business for 19 years. After disposing of the business Mr. I.owrey and Mr. Beaupre continued their partnership but devoted their energies to real v,stato, building up a laige and prosperous business. Mr. I.owrey wns numbered among tho enterprising nnd public spirited citizens of the city. He was a mem ber of Washington Lodge, No. F. & A. M., of which lie was master in 1 SO 1 -2. He was also a member of Burlington Chapter, It. A. M., Burling ton Council, It. & s. jr., Burlington Commandery, Knights Templar, and Mount Slnal Temple, Mystic Shrine. Ho lias filled offices In nearly nil of theso bodies, He was also a liiembet of tho Ethan Allen club. Mr. I.owrey's mother and sister nre both dead and Mr. I.owrey lias lived alone for many years, being a bach elor. He was a widely traveled man, having been twice to Alaska and liv lng spent several months abroad re cently. Tlie funeral arrangements will be completed later. NEWS OF VERMONT More Important Event Grouped for Free Press Benders A (ioml Hear Morjr liy Two Holland Men. A largo female bear attacked two men four miles south of Rutland Sunday. Frank Sullivan and John Conlln of Rut land started for Shiewsbury with a team of horses early Sunday morning, and, when four miles outside of tho city on tho Cold river road, a large bear nnd two cubs sprang out of the woods by tho loadslile and aMjckcd the horses. The men attacked th.- saage animal with tho whip, and the bear then" turned its at tention to the occupants nf the jgou. While one drove, tlie other fought off the hear with tho whip and In this way thty managed to get by In safety. WANTS PL'REIi WATER SUPPLY. Another attempt Is being nade to re move some of the sources of pollution at the source of tlie Rutland city water supply. The city owns a live-acre lot In Mention where most nt the feed streams are located. Marcellus E. Wheeler of Rutland Is nnxlous to obtain tho land and offers to move from the stream bank a barn said to be detrimental to tlie purity of the water supply on ccn- ditlon that the city sell him the land reasonably. It Is probable that the deal will bo made. 9MAI.1, APPLE CROP. The apple crop In Bennington county Is consldeied a failure, and will not be over one-half of the usual supply. Quantities of apples Inuc dropped from the trees, the fruit. In most cases having been stung near the sbm by Insects. Not much cider will bo made. LARGE BAItN Bl'RNED. A large farm barn filled with hay and farming tools, belonging to Joseph Foley and slt.uated about two miles north of Abercorn, Que., and five miles from Rlch ford village, was struck by lightning about a o'clock Sunday evening and burn ed. Some tools saved. The loss Is 11,000 or more. The Insurance Is reported at Sl). One of the severest electrical storms ever known prevailed In that section. For a long time the lightning flashes were almost continuous. MRS. ELMER BEGINS HEft 31ST YEAR AS TEACHER IN UHATTDEBORO. The record of Mrs. Stella S. Elmer of Brattleboro iininng the putillc school instructors in Vermont Is ex ceptional, Mrs. Elmer began Tuesday her 31st year ns a teacher In the Brat tleboro high school Shu entered the high school ns a. pupil In 1S5G, before tho schoold were graded nnd before graduating exercises wero In vogue, and went from there to tho high school Jn Sprlnghld, Mass. Then she taught In Newfnnc, Claremont, N. II., and tho Brattleboro primary school, entering tho high school as a teacher In 1S04 when the lato B. '. Bingham, for 20 yenrs principal, was at tho head. Af ter the fall term In 1SG9 Mrs. Elmer then Miss Elmer, left tho school nnd was married to James P. Elmer of uanion, .n. y, she returned i years later, In the spring of 1882, and taught continuously ever since, hold ing a position next In Importance to thnt of the principal. At first sho taught various branches, but her spe cialties have been Latin nnd mathe matics. Shy now tenches Latin and advanced algebra. Slneo 18S2, when tho school first awarded diplomas, C26 pupils havn been graduated, and not one has a feeling toward Mrs. Elmer oxenpt thnt of deepest respect. Mrs. Elmer was born In Putney, August 12, 1844, and camn to Brattleboro at tho ago of 12 years. -Mr. nnd Mrs. Elmer have three children, Jnmns Leslie, now of Guilford, who was with tho Gth D. S. cavalry In Texas nnd wns n lieuten ant In tho 43d P. S. Infantry lu tho Philippines, Mrs. Georgo S. Wright of Bethel, whoso husband Is prlnclpul of tho Whltcomb high schol. and Dr. Ray mond S. Elmer, a dentist In Bellows Falls. DEER REPORTED VERY PLENTY. Emerging fearlessiv from their rotreat a llttlo after sundown, largo herds of deer appear almost every night In tho vicinity of Rutland. Tho stringent game laws, which wont Into effect a fow years ago, giving tho deer n fair chimco to llvn nnd multiply, nro tho cnuso of great numbers nnd size. Ivong protection from tho want on slaughter of tho sportsman's gun have tnndo theso beautiful animals so tnma that they have been known lo sleep In tho meadows far from the friendly pro tection of woods. Most of those that havn appealed so far have been largo young anlmnls but they are nearly always led by u loidly buck, who stands guaul over tho herd. In Meiidon their iipponrcnces hnvo been especially frequent. M. M. Wheeler of Rutland, who hnsa cattngo at that plnce, sees them almost nightly. Sometimes they emtio within in yards of tho house nnd they nro as tame as cow?. Their nppearences have becomo so fre (pient that Mr, Wheeler often Invites friends to spend the evening with him and enjoy the novel and beautiful sight. In splto of their foarlesnos they never attempt to Injure the ciops, seeming con tent to browse upon tho pnsture lands. Mnny rash statements have been made regarding tho Injury done crops by the deer. However, most of these statements have been refuted by thne who do not wish lo see the handsome creatures slaughtered. If the present' gnme lnws were repealed, It would only be a few months when these perfectly harmless nnj mals would be n thing of the past. TO IICII.D A FINE RESIDENCE. George A. Johnson of New York, vice president of the American Ice Co. lias the plans and specifications for n new resi dence to be elected at Bennington Center. It will cost about $12,ooo. A few months ago Mr. Johnson bought what has long been known as the Van Der Spiegel houe at Bennington Center and three ticios of land. The house is one of the old land marks of the town, having been built about i;5. It will be loin down and on Its site n modern one erected, Work on the house will be commenced this fall. NEW COI'RT OF FORESTERS. A new court of tile Independent Order of Foresters was Instituted Sunday in Baxter hall. Rutland, with 23 members. The following officers were elected: Court deputy, IxmiIs Osln; conn physician, Dr. C. E. Enpolnte, Junior paf chief ranger. Douls A. Dion; chief ranger. Henry Kin selU vice-chief ranger, Arthur E. Steins; n'cordlng secretary, Ernest N. .Inly; llnnn clal secretary. Allien T. Perclval; tre.Ti urer. A. I.. Hnchand; orator. Dr. Fred 1.. Wells; superintendent nf Juvenile court, Henry A. I.ninphler; organist, Mrs. Grace M. A. Sanford; senior woodward, I.eo R. Churchill: Junior woodward, Mlchele Izzn; senior beadle, Eddie E. Santwlre; trus tees. Domlnlck C. Paul nnd Frank C. Sant wlre; delegate to high court convention, I.. R. Churchill. The court wns Instituted by Geortre W. Allen, D. S. C. R., and or ganized by A. W. Bloiiln. D. S. C. R. It Is expected that tho new court will have a large membership. DELEGATE FROM ALASKA. lienors In Hip l)llunt Territory Full Fnderlilll Hoy. ' Friends In Burlington and elsewhere In this section will lenin with inter est of tlie recent election, ns a territor ial congressional delegate from Alaska, of Thomas Cale, a former rnderhill boy. Mr. Cale is a son of Patrick Calo of t'nderhlll. where his sister, Mrs. M. Leddy still lives. Another sister, Mr. M. Mattlmore, resides In Burlington. For the past 'eleven yenrs ho hns been prospecting In Alaska anil his square dealings with the miners there have won him a high place In their estimation and made him -widely known throughout the country as "Honest Tom." He wns mnnnit tho pioneers In developing tho Alnsknn mining Inter ests ami his career there has been of great success. He received tho nomination ns terri torial delegate to the House of Repre sentatives from the Miners' Adminis tration party; made a very strenuous campaign and was elected for the long term by a plurality of 3,331 defeating candidates of both the republican and democratic parties. His election Is re garded In Alaska ns the miners' pro test against neglect on the part of tiie national government. SOCIETY ORGANIZED. Calliollc Students' Club I'oi'ineil In C. V. Mi V. Hull. A society called the Catholic Students' cluh was organized Tuesday In tho C. Y. M. t. hall. It Is an association for the members of tlie cathedral parish who have graduated from the grammar grades In the schools and who have not reached the age of 21 years, The object of the club Is to promote the lellglous and literary education of the members. Tho organiza tion starts with a membership of about 50 young people and expects soon to have all the younger members of the cathedral parish enrolled ns active members. The oftleers nro as follows: President I-onis Johnson. Vlce-piesldent Miss Helen Murphy, t Recording secretary Miss Loretta ItlirkeS Financial secretary Miss Mamie Ilennl- gan. Spiritual director Tlie Rev. W. P. Cros by. APPRAISAL REDUCED. Amlresis, McMreeney nnd O'Xeil Prop, ertj- Vulned nt 97,000. A meeting of the hoard of civil authority was held Tuesday night ttie tax of 10,000 levied by the assessors in tho quadrennial appraisal on the property owned by Dr. B, J. Andrews, P. E, MrSweeney nnd John O'Nell nt the lower end of Elm street wns reduced to 7,000. The board visited tho property Tuesday afternoon. Tho optn Ion of the board as to the amount tho property would be assessed nt was taken In writing and the amounts varied from 0,000 to $10,000. i pon tho motion of Al derman Reeves tho vnluntlon was ilxed at 7,000. After tho board of civil authority nd Journed the board of aldermen met and ndded tho nnuio of C. D. Graton to the committee recently appointed to consider the revision of the city charter. latAviis Diximvri.i). Tuesday being the anniversary of tho battle of PUttsburgh, the grave of Capt. Horace B. Sawyer, V. 8. N., In Lake View- cemetery, and In Elmwood avenue ceme tery, tho graves of the Rev. Hlrum Saf- ford and Joseph Barron. Jr., pilot of Com mander McDonough's Hag ship, Saratoga, were decorate i with bouquets of asters, In red, white and blue, with a small Hag In the center, this was done by represent atlvo of tho State branch of tho United States Daughters of 1S12. In tho cemetery at Bolton, the graves of tho Hon. Samuel Barnet Kennedy and John Kennedy, Ills brother, were similarly decorated by Miss Edith Kennedy, great granddaughter of John. It becomes us to thus pay tribute to tho memory of tho men who did their part to help establish American Independ ence. If the IUby IS CuttlnK Teeth Bo sure and uso thnt old nnd woll-trlcd remedy, Mrs. Wlnslow's Soothing Sy rup for children toothing. It soothes tho child, softens the sums, allays all pain, cures wind collo und Is the best remedy for Diarrhoea. Two" rants a. bottl- BAPTISTS IN SESSION Annual Mooting of Lamoille As sociation in This City. Missions nml Stinting School Work (he Topics Cons hie rci? nt Ilie Until Ses sion nt n Venerable Orgiiulr. ntlon. Tho 110th annual meeting1 of tho r.aniollle Baptist association oponed Tuesday morning In the I'll. si Map tlst Church at 9 :3U o'clock, when a de votional service wns conducted by tho Rev. Dr. J. S. Goodnll of Essex Junc tion. At ten o'clock tliu organization was effected with tho Rev. N. A. Wood of Essex Junction, chairman, nnd the Raw A. F. I'fford of Fairfax, secretary and trensurer. After the rending of the rules of order, tho committee of arrangement.!, consisting of the Rev. F. D. Penney of this cltj;, the Rev. N. A. Wood of : Essex Junction and D. J. Bond of this city, made Its report. The visiting brothers nnd sisters were Invited to sit with tly association. About 100 delegates were present, Tho scrlpturo lesson was read and prayer was offer ed by tho Rev. W. G. Schofleld of Rlchford. Tlie nnntinl sermon was then delivered by tho Rev. N. A. Wood of Essex Junction, who gave n clear .....1 .mH.lil.i.n I..,. .f ,lw. niui tiu'iuviii cuiiHucmuun I.... theme "The Pre-emlnenco of Christ," Tlio Rev. N. T. Hnfer, State evan - gllst, was then Introduced. After Mr. Hafer had finished speaking, tlie read-j meanwhile tho corps of employes of Mn, ing of letters was next in order. Tho (Allen attempted to subdue the llames; letters were rend by the secretary, the Thelr efforts, however, wero fu'lle ani Rev. Mr. I'fford, nnd by Walter Eddyi11"5 water tan'i which might have been of this city. The chnlrmnn, Mr. WooTT then ap pointed the following committees: Place and preacher The Rev. I'. Contois of Hlnesburgh, F. W. Woods of Essex Junction and A. G. Crane of this city. State of religion The Rev. A. F. I'fford of Fairfax."- the Rev. Dr. J. S. Goodwill of Essex Junction and Charles Powell of Rlchford. Obituaries Tho Rev. J. S. Brown of St. Albans, F. W. Shepardson of Fair fax and Roger Lyman. Roll Ralph Gorton of Essex Junc tion, Walter Eddy of this city and Eugene Sanctuary of Hlnesburgh. Resolutions Tho Rev. J. T. Bun nell of Colchester, tho Rev. W. G. Schofleld of Rlchford nnd W. G. Tow art of Jericho. After prayer by the Rev. Gnodall, ad journment w.ts made for dinner In the church parlois. AFTERNOON SESSION. The afternoon session opened at two o'clock with a devotional service, con ducted 4iy the Rev. P. Contois of Hlnes burgh. The Rev. Dr. W. A. Davislcn then Introduced the new pa-stors and mis sionaries, the Rev. N. T. Hafer, State evangelist, the Rev. J. S. Brown of St. Albans and the Rev. C. E .Vanschalck, colportetir. The address of tho convention, which followed, was delivered by the Rev. C. E. Vanschalck. colporteur for Vermont This address was followed by one by the Rev. Dr. L. W. Cronklte, representing the American Baptist Missionary union. The hour following 3:30 o'clock was call ed he women's hour for missions. An ad dress was made by Mis. Jewctt, widow of tho late Rev. Dr. Lyman Jewe.tt, former ly for many years a worker nt Lono Star mission, India. Mrs. Jcwett consider ed the revival at Nellore, India. Ad dresses followed by Mrs. M. C. Reynolds of Boston and Miss Mlna Reed, field secretary for the woman's missionary societies. A solo was sung by Mrs. Thomas Adams of Georgia. Following the women's hour for mis sions, a sermon was preached by the Rev. A. F. Ufford of Fairfax. After prayer by the Rev. J. T. Buzzell of Colchester, ad journment was made until 7:30 o'clock last evening. EVENING SESSION. The gathering at the Baptist Church last evening was large and the aud ience listened with Interest to the three speakers, F. S. Rctan, W. H. Alexander and the Rev. G. R. Stair of Miildlebitry. A devotional service wa.s led by the Rev. J. T. Buzzell. Mr. Retan's address was 0n Sunday school work and the dependence of tho church upon tho Bible .school. Ho said that as religious instruction in the homo wanes, the church Is called upon to do, for the young, not only tho work legitimately devolving on tho church, but the parents' work as well. To meet this demand, the church must look to tho Bible school. Be sides, tho Influence of the school Is such that n large proportion of tho ministers, of tho missionaries, of the active workerB among the laity, of tho additions to the church member ship, como out of the school. The BIblo schools of the world comprise a mem botshlp of about 25,000,000 and have been termed "tlm greatest evangeliz ing agency of the century." W. If, Alexander led a discussion on the nlm and purpose of the teacher and what she should ho, He said she should bo rich in fnlth nnd In Christ, faithful In work, self consecration, lovo of souls, hopefulness and perse verance. Tho Rev. G. R. Stair's address was toSthc young people. He said tho principal thing wanted wns courage He said that tho worldly were not snno nnd that it was the duty of tho sane to make them sane. He explain ed how tho church did not need money, ns It now had inoro than over beforo, but It needed fnlth. AULD WILL CONTEST. Hns Served Notice on C. D. Graton, Camlldnte for Representative. Joseph Auld, the republican candidate, will contest the election for city represent ative nnd has had n notice to that effeat served upon C, D, Graton, the democratic candidate, by Deputy Sheriff Lord. The notlco docsfjiot say upon what grounds hut theso will be stated In detail 'later through the proper channels. After the election was over there was a recount of tho vote In ward five. The ballot boxes after being tnken to the city clerk's office wero all sealed and they uro now In tho vault nwultlng such action as Is necessary, ALLEN'S- STABLE BURNED. Fire of Uncertain Orlaln I-lnlnlla n l.m nf BTiOOO or More, A flro which was discovered about five o'clock Monday morning entirely do stroyed tho stable of GcorKO H. Allen at hlB summer place on tho lake shore south of Queen City Park. The blaze entailed t loss of between 7,0W nd ,10,000 nartlally How Good Our policy is "not how clieiip but how pood." This will jq stronger with us th ts fall thiu't ever Then when you have nought here, you will know you have bouirht something. For rcnl pood clothes we're the "Johnny on the Spot." Tlie Blue St ore It. C. Hunpbrer, Bti Cbnreh Street, Ilttrllnctnn, Vt.- 4- covered by Insurance, of about .1,0 10. J lie llie was Ol UllKluiwn nrlc- n Vint l It thought tli.it It might have been cause! L.. . Dj- iieieetive. electric wiring. When firs! Idlscoveied I- wns making headway on tiiJ outside of the stable. A still alarm wat .sent to tho local fire department nnl of assistance was unavailable owlrg to rw, pairs which are helng made upon or mo norses, carriages, e wen; removed but with tlie building was dw stroyed a quantity of hay, grain and o'hel, supplies. The stable will be rebuilt. VACATION DAYS OVER. Pupils In All but One nf the SeliooK nck nt Work. Tho nubile schools, with tho excentloi of the grammar school, opened M iiid.ii with a fun attendance. The grammai school will open next Monday mornins the delay of a week being due to tho fac', lli. the, rannira n'l.tM. n vr. 1.nr m.in the building aio not complete. Intendent Wheeler Monday aro ns fil lows: High school, .214, nf whom abou' 10 Pomerojv 321; Pomeroy kindergarten, 3." Ar ninR. in ai en. l-: -, rem n.ii street. 31S; S. W. Thayer. M Lakeside. 1 Lakeside kindergarten, 24, Converse, 326. SUFFERING IN CHILE. tlon for the Irlhquak Fund, nonai nea v. tops, nn receMwi oincia Winec-ti rn fennl V, r J -.-,-, I U ml. ,1 , , .. - 1L VtlMilIIKlUn UliU lilt' iIH' I Ifill (IlllUnU'l clL 7U Ullrt KM, U II lit. i ittUR 1 (F I ' ' Suto department that suffer! ijt i i h I nn I nnf fn nr Antnr iMtn ttel I " i-n u c- chnni, be prompt." Vermont contributions to tho ChIIe.11 CHI llUHI.IfiV iUUU Ml I II HI Ut IUI W drUl'U I ' C I.. Alexander, treasurer, of th s city and it Is urpeU that those intending t contribute should do so promptly. CHANGE AT VAN NESS. Mr. nnd Mrs. II. I'. Woodbury Hnr Re signed urn Manager nnd House keeper. The pations of the Van Ness House, well as the many friends of Mr ,iii l Mrs II. E. Woodbury, who have 'ieen fn 1 years the popularv manager and house keeper of this hotel, will regret to lear hat they have resigned their posl' ons an rest. The severance of their relntlors w regretted by the proprietor, ex-Gov. U. Woodbury. limn ill r iuriiiii. iil'i K iai. null uu has business Interests. Electric Portables and Electroliers n -T-i r. . , t r f our own country, contribute equally i l l-ll f l . r . .1 . L : I..J I... .l:. .... xlubit of worthy merchandise. y 1 he "new art predominates in t composition and ornamentation, while - i . i n r-i r I . 1 1 v 1 1 1 1 Liiaaa. A uuiw.iiit Mt v.i.wi . i :se Bronze and Polished Brass are t Dopular finishes. I I .1 L 1 y l an nouvcuu imi i uic wnuic siu however. "There are classic designs, . i f I i Ml i . limn pr inrm. which win anoeiii id inn IJ Come while the array is satisfying. Alt Ihe nevr styles nnil slmpea Lumps nnd Similes Head Fringe by piece or yard.