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VOL. LXXXI. NEW SERIES VOL. LIII.
BURLINGTON. VT., THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1900. NUMBER 12 BETTER ROADS Jt State Convention in Their In terest in Montpelier on Oc tober 16 and 17. PRACTK DEMONSTRATION Exhibition LL llnilcl Building nil llir y Member of l!ic Strrct 1 s nnd Ecry Himil Air (X'oni j5 doner In the Mate to He at Convention. . i-ilor, Sept. 15. At ft meeting ot citizens Interested In good rniuls held this evening In the city court mom It was unanimously voted to tn- l Hhni' I T will in nniii u sinrn timiii nini k niMiniuii hi huh l"U4V mi 1 lll'.-Hlil ,V IIIIU Tim meeting wns presided over by on i.nueics. nut onni m irnniziir. was irpspnr nnn at i ppm i i i ti vni ti 1 11 ml 'M n uc l rn lvcni nns nave mine n mo njimii;! in I'liU'i .-UllUM. um' H'tllllin ii in s ciiiivnuinn win no un exnini- lon or urn ntllle road building on some nil v- ii iiiii in in iiiiiiui. iiui.1 'II Willi U 400 gnos to I he tint nnnl off pits nnd he remainder for Incidental expanse, The convention will he held In Armory nil nr flifi n.iri T I.. ..... ...1 , .'ike the members of the I.eglslatuie ar- i-.i -in nvn isiu.;, mill I'l f I J ..Mil iiiui- ae mill th.lt mpn frnni nvprv tnwii I ti tli. In n X 11 11 T I nlsn hn 11 ifn nuciln niw! lV1.1t inn frfim pvpi-v Iaii'h .i.1 r-ll. In II. .-. Into will nrn 1 11 1 ei-en f p.1 fn .-..ml Imlt.lliip nan n o ,ents m the convention. In the w-irnK ui wie nrsi (my ioinnei .uiioio ll rive nis lllustrnipil ieclurn mi inn Ighways of the world. Mr. Loucks will 11 remain here mni of the time until If llll 1 t-IllllJH IS lll'lll llMM I I: LHP lULI.Ll iinimmops Tlie following committees were nppolnt- I I. .......1.1 T.-.. ....... 1 t....A t Ci It.l... 1 Ill-IIIS II L . li.ILUint.'i .IIIIJUI ill C?. Illllf.l tin Fpprp nr'. I. w nnd pT-mnc n. v. Adams, Georgo L. Rlnnehard, 1". .. lllll.". 1 IWlllMMCl dl-ll-rUU II. Jllllllll III Committee of arrnngomorts G. L. White, James Canning, K. M. God- n ,.,1 Committee on Invitation Mayor I. w . Kemp and .1. A. DoBnor of this tty; Mayor Barclay of Bane, George tken of Woodstock, Attorney. Genor 1 C. r Fitts of llrattleboro and ex lavor W. J.' Van Patten of Burllng- u Committee on finanre .1. f. Sentcr, M. Boutwell, II. M. Cutler, II. L. arweu, j. r.nwnrri iifiiiey. Cuimlttec on reception Senator W. Dillingham and .1. Ci. Ilrown of tills Ity, John . iioidon of Bnrro. These, committees will all meet Mr. euiiPMi.iy I'vemiiir, repiemoer -b, .linn llin ,1 n .. I 1 t .il 111 bo worked out. All who have een nnmed nre enthusiastic, to hnvo a iff convention nnd a scientific oxhl ition of road building by experts. S. S. CONVENTION. nmnlllr Cnnntr Association Met In Stniir The Papers. Stowe, Fopt. 19. The 22nd convon on of tho Lamoille County Sunday lionl nssnplntlnn wnn lipl.l In mnvi'n sterday and to-day. Tho convention as called to order by Secretary F. S. azard of North Hyde. rark, who was .pointed president pro tem nnd pre dPd until the arrival of the president, F Smith nf Morrlstown. The Open ly umlHP Qnri' PA ino pnniliin(r..l lu ll. Cheney of Stowe, with Miss Mnr- rle Watts of Stowe. Devotions were nducted by the rtev. C. r, St. Clair of orrlsvllle. Miss Edith Halch, Held ilniHiy "I 111 nuiiin Ci-ill II11PIII KUVe i Interesting and instructlvo address ion the work of tho department. r'iLiiiikr ill tin' iiiiiuietfH ill I llll wnnc rouBhnut the State, she also spoke the work of tho King's Messengers, society for boys connected with the inshlno Band, a similar society for rls. Papers of Interest on "Tho Flow Fellowship," were presented by Ti. Mills of Stowe, Mrs. Normnn Perry Hyde. Park nnd U Ti. Hallcy of North Secretary F. & Hazard presented his nual report. His statlatlcs showed schools In 1906 reported an nttend- c memnersnip in nu departments of 3fi. WllllO in 1UB tne nttcndlncr mfltn. rshlp reported Is 2,499, a loss of 237. Thn following committees were n- Intedj On nominations, A. IL Cheney, iv Hnmlln, Hyde Tark, and I II. uiov: on renuiiiuons. itov. u. u. hi. Ir, Mrs. N. J, Perry nnd new Charles irKrove, Johnson. I'ho evenlnff oslnn opened with n ace servlco conducted by Mr. Cheney d Miss Watts, Dnvntlonn were conduct- by Itev. H. 1). Sllby of North' Hydo rkc. nn ttfv if .1 innnn m iinippu. ro, State secretary of teacher training, ve, an InterestlnB address upon that e of work. A clns of nine In Crufts ry are amniiK those who aro tnkltiB Increase the efficiency of tho work of phlnir. Hft UniPCf nf Taftnli.nn 'Flee ns a Bird to Your Mountain," d nn offorlnff under tho direction of general secretary, ilev. I!. M. Ful was tnken, after which the Rev. nor nnuveren. nn aunrens iinnn iiia ints of encourafrement In Sundav Hrhnni orts. He closed with an original solo posea oy nimsei: -which was much npreclntcd. On Wednesday tnornlni; tho Rev. J. K. Fuller of Johnson was elected president, pro. torn., B. A. Mills conducted the opcnlni; praise service, nnd Itov. I. E. Plhnoy ot North Hydo Park. Miss llttich jravo in address upon how to main tain tho maximum of attention. Mrs. Nettle Smith of Morrlsvllle reported upon the work of tho Homo department, Secre tary Hazard spoke upon the Importance of statistics In tho work. The matter of adopting a new method of raising funds was considered and It was voted to ask the business commlttos of the State association to apportion such n sum to the county association aH seems t" them agreeable. This Instead of the usual assp.ment of five cents per spliolar, with 18 per cent, reverting to the county association. Besides tho customary lesolutlons, was one recom mending that the work represented by tho Rev. It. J. Barton, bo recommended by the deles.itps to their several schools. The following officers wero reported by the committee on nominations nnd wore elcrle.l; pi evident, It. P. Munson, Mor rlsvllle; vlcp-prpsldent, R. B. Thomas, Jof feiMivIlle; secretary, It. S. Hapgood, North Hyde P.itk; treasurer, A. II. Clieney, Rtcnve; State director, C. F. Smith, Monlslown, director of elemen tary work, Mis I.nma Thomas, Stowe; of teacher training, Mrs. N J. Perry, Hyde Park; home department, Mrs. Net tle Smith, Morrlsvllle. There was a good attendance with deleRntps from a larjro number of schools. The sessions wero of much help nnd Inteiest to nil present . COW BUM. IN RICH FORD. Itloliforil, Sept. 19. - (Inventor Bell, his staff and ladles arrived here by train etrly this evening In their tour about tho State. They wele met at the station by a large delegation nf citizens In niltomo hllrs nnd escorted to tho American House where a receptkti was held. Remnrks were made by Onvcrnnr Bell. I.leut.Oov. elect G. II. Prnutv and others, A. H. King acting as chairman. Th" Rlchfnrd hand fnnilshil music for the occasion. The party will leave In the morning to cititlnue their Journey. STATE HOUSE APPOINTMENT Sprgcnnl -n-Xrinn t-Vrrln Xninen Ilimr kecperi, PuKcs, Mesic!iKt'rs nnd ANslNtiintt. Mnnttipl'er, Sept. 19. - Sergeant-nt-Arms C. H Ft-irnn .tnniiunced this afternoon "lis appointments to pnxltinns at the State House (his fall, that come under his Jur isdiction. In these appointments every county in the State Is favored. Tho as signments of the doorkeepers, pages and messengeis will not bo made until the successful ones arrive In 'Mnntpeller nnd Mr. Ferrln has a chance to size them up. The appointments nre: Doorkeepers Brad N. Chase. North Troy; George R. Davis, Bethel; G. B. Sheldon, Rupert; Mark Berry, Richmond. Pages and messengers Ijiwrenco C. Jones, Rutland; Ilnrold Freer. West New bury; Dilroy T.iplln. Windsor: Frary Bucil, South Strafford; Paul II. Blonchard, Rutland; George C Adle. Barre- George King. Isle I.a Motte; Harold Taylor, Hardwlck; Raymond Uadley, Bellows Fails; Ransom Myr'.ek. Mlddlohury. In sergeaut-at -arms' olilce J. C. Mur phy of Hinesburgh, flrf-t assistant; A. M. Brown. Rlchfnrd; Leonard D. Smith, Mor rlsvllle; Winifred Ferrln. Mnntpeller. One of the.-o assistants to Mr. Ferrln will be appointed postmaster at the State House. Engineer Frank II. Wedge. Mnntpeller; assistant engineer, Inren Fiend, Mnntpel ler. Sweepers-Burt Peck, Alvln Cummins, I.loyd Mlnntt and Arthur Templetun, all of Montpelier. Janitor John W Hill, Mnntpeller: night watchman, Angus McNeil, Mnntpeller. COLLIDED IN THE DUST. DrUcrs Could Xot Sec lineli Oilier In Knees nl nullum). Rutland, Sept. 19. There was almost a record breaking attendance at the Rutland county fair to-day. The management claimed 9,5C) paid admissions. The races were pulled off In twn Inches nf dust tho city nfnelal.s fnrbliining sprinkling becau'o of a water famine. Ned Ktlian anil Hebsie Turner collided In the first heat of the 2:33 race nnd their drivers wero thrown and sulkies smashed. COI.T HAL K, HALF MILK. PFRSF. JT.V John Drew, b. g. (Sherman) Bessie W., b. m. (W'lllard) Deadnaugh, hi!:, m. (Foley) Prince, b. g. (Rogers) Tlmo, 1:21 1-2, 1:22. 2:35 CLASS, TROT OR PACE. i l ... 3 2 2 3 4 4 PFRSF,. $15". Ned Kthnn, b. g., (Allen) 4 1 1 1 Lady Doner, br. m.. (I)nuer) . . . .1 3 3 3 Besslo Turner, b. g., ( Bailey ).. 3 2 2 3 R. T. P. Jr.. br. m., (Rogers) ... .2 4 4 4 Time, 2:35H, 2:34 i, 2.3."iH, 2:30. ST. JOHNSBURY FAIH. 0er 1,000 Catlle mid Homes Itrsulls of tlic Itiiees. St, Johnslmry. Sept. 19. Tho second day nf the fiOth annual Caiedonl.i county fair was a record breaker for attendance, over 12,000 people being nn the giotinds. Thn exhibits nere tho largest In the history ot the association and tho departments are well balanced, Tliero nre over G00 head of blooded cattle, 100 entries of Morgan horses, 400 entries In the poultry depart ment and a better display of fruits nnd vegetables than ever before. Troop G, ftom Fort Kthan Allen appeared twice to day nnd were enthusiastically cheered, Before one o'clock the grandstand was tilled to see the races which were rather uninteresting though good time was made. Following Is the summary of tho races: 2:35 PACK ' ST A KB, Pl'RSK, $500. Frank Gould, br. K., (McShano) . . 1 1 1 I. O. D., b. s., (Newport Stock Farm) 2 2 1 Little Tuff, b. K (Chase) 3 3 3 Time. 2:21 A, 2:23. 2:23. 2:28 CLASS, TROT OR PACK, PURSK, $300. Russell Grntton, oh. g (Lee).... I 1 1 Irish, b. m., (Tyler) 2 2 2 Bclnut, b. g., (McCnrten) 8 5 3 Owen Dnnmorn, b. s., (Chase) , . . ,5 3 4 Hluck Nelllo, blk. m., (Churchill) 4 4 5 Time, 2:24U. 2:31 Vi. 2-26V4. 2:19 CLASS, TROT OR PACK, PURSE $300 Ned Colo, ch. K (Klttredge) 2 111 Bam Leo, ch. m. (Pierce) 1 S 3 2 Ooldlo Wilkes, b. m, CUttlefleld). 3 3 2 3 Trllhy, b. K. (Churchill) 4 4 4 4 Time, 2.16'i; 2:191 2.20; 2:20. Tho early sower never borrows ot tho late" j nor does tho early shopper oftsn wonder why she "missed a bargain," T. Local Items of Interest From All Parts of the Green Moun tain State. THE NEWS BY COUNTIES The WlBOMkI Valley, Village, ap North From the Island ta the Lake to the Pasaumpalc. Along; Otter Creek lad by the Shores ot Whlto Illver Covered by Spe NclI Correapoadaata ADDISON COUNTY, ERGENNEB. Mrs. Samuel J. Allen died Thursday morning nt her home In this city ntter a long Illness, nged 58 years. She leaves a husband, twn daughters, Mrs. T. C. McCarthy of Albany, N. T., nnd Mrs. Clark Leaso of Rutland, one son, Edward Glngrass of Albany, N. Y., nnd one sister, Mrs. Joseph L. LaDuko nf this city. Tho funeral was held at the Congregational Church, of which sho was n member, Saturday afternoon at three o'clock. Cnsslus Warner of Tanton has rented the Luna J. Spencer place In tills city and will move his family hero at once. Mr. Warner has rented his form to his son-in-law, Arthur lMper of Albany, N. Y. .Iese A. Beerworth and Miss Mabel, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cleazer Ware, of this city wero married nt Bt. Poter's Church Saturday at tm o'clock a. in., the Rev. P. A. Carnpeau performing the ceremonj-. Jesse Porter was best man and tho bridesmaid, Miss Abblo Ware, a alitor ot the bride. Tho bride wore a trnvMmg Kown of gray and carried white catv". -ns. .. fSutio wii.-i iiiu 1.17. vniuii) una iiei n reception was given at the hotn'pr'"' 'tho bride's parents, at which the Irnnio'.ilato relatives and friends were present. The rooms wore tastefully decorated with pink nnd white carnations. Dalnly re freshments wero served. The brldo was tho recipient of many useful and elegant presents, consisting of cut glass, tablo lltien and furniture. Mr. and Mrs. Beer worth took the 3:40 train north for a ton days' wedding trip through the northern part of the State. On their re turn they will make their home In this city. From lettiis received by W. Ti. Gorhitn from Mrs. Ida Slnck nf Derby It Is thought that the man who was killed by tho earn on tho track about a mile south of thii station August 24, was her husband, Charles Slack, who, when he left home, said he Intended to come to this city In (.parch of work. A very pretty homo wedding occurred Tuesday evening at S o'clock at thn home nf Mr. nnd Mrs. Henry H. Como of New Haven, when their daughter, Lottie May, was married to Smith J., son of Mr. and Mrs. Nowton Roso of Now Haven, In tho privcncc of about 70 Invited guests. The bildnl couple stood under an arch of ever greens nnd flowers In tho parlor wherv tho ceiemony was performed by the Rev. Silas Perry of Bristol, tho ring service be ing used. Mrs. F. L. Shackett of Bristol presided at the organ and played the wed ding march. Joseph Blanchard of Feril'j burgh was host man and the bridcmnld was Miss Lizzie Come, a slstet of tho bride. Tho bride wore a china silk dreii and white over lace and carried a buu quot of white china asters. The brides maid's dress was of blue taffeta silk trimmed with white laco nnd sho carried a bouquet nf blue china asters. The parlnrs wero prottlly decorated for tho occasion with ferns nnd bouquets of white and blue china asters upon tables. At ten o'clock refreshments wero served. Among the people from out of town who were present wore Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stone, Mr. and Mrs. Pctor Bushey, Mr. and Mrs. George Bushey, Mr. and Mrs., Andrew Bushey, Mr. nnd Mrs. Alvln Little and family, the Misses Edith and Helen Gee of Monkton, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Stone and son, Ralph, and Mr. and Mrs. M. Tatro of Panton, Mr. nnd Mrs. George Tatro, Mr. and Mrs. Solomon Ruscoo, Mr, and Mrs. Charles Ruscoe, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Tatro nnd Mr. and Mrs. Louis Chnmplne of Ferrlshurgh, Mr and Mrs. John Doug lass nnd Mr. and Mrs. William Cotoy of Vergennc8. Mr. and Mrs. Rose took tills morning's sleeper for a ten days' wedding trip to Wolcott. -where they will bo t lie guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Porter. On their return Mr, nnd Mrs. Rose will take up their residence in Now Haven, whore Mr. Roso will follow his occupation ns a farmer. Tho brldo was the recipient of many gifts of cut glass, silverware, tablo linen nnd furniture, among them Iwlng a sideboard from her parents and a cham ber set from her sister. Miss Llz.ln Come. Georgo Bruco died suddenly Sunday evening from heart disease at the home of his son-in-law, Horton Bostwlck of Addison, aged 87 years, He is survived by one sister, Mrs. Kendall, nf Now Haven. Tho funoral was hold Tuesday at two o'clock at tho Brldport Congregational Church, nf which tho deceased was u member, tho Itov. Henry Lamb ofllclatlmr. Tho Vergennes Manufacturing company liavo contracted tn saw 2W.O00 feet nf pine lumber from parties who aro cutting It on Buck mountain. News hns been received from Ames, Iowa, of tho death Ui that town Septem ber 10 ot Deacon Joseph M, Bacon, who wns a former well known citizen of this vicinity. Ho was born In Wulthnm Jan uary 5, 1834, September 21, 1S57, ho mar ried Martha C. Myers in Bristol, Of this union four children wero bom, A wife, a son, Robert, a daughter, Mary A, Pierce, and three grandchildren, Kay, Bernice and Besslo, survive the docoastd. Doacon Bacon whllo a resident of Wal tham lived on the farm now occupied by his nephow, Frank Bacon. In 1S71 ho moved to Ames, Iowa, when) ho has slnco resided. Ho -was a member of the Bap tist Church In which ho was n faithful wnrkor. Mr. Bacon waa a veteran of tho Civil War, enlisting early In tho strug gle.. JMIDDLEBURY. At a well-attended meeting ot the Men's Business club Wednesday evening it was decided to start the organization of a canning; plant In Mlddlebury. Some ot Middlebury's business inou, In connection with Rutland parties, who aro InteroMcd In the project, have filed articles of In corporation with the Hecretnry of Stato and within a tew weeks subscription books will be opened for the salo of stock. Mr. Ocer, thn Now York commission man, who Is Interested, will becorno tho sales agent und he a stockholder In tho com pany. Building will begin early in tho J spring of 1907 and It Is hoped to bo roady ior Dimness oy too nrsi or Juno. The company will be known as tho Mlddlebury Preserving company. The prlnclpnl busi ness tho first year will bo tho canning of corn, peas nnd apples. At least $2O,W0 must, be raised to Insure tho success of tho venturo, but tho company will be so organized that tho capital stock can be Increased to $40,000 nnd tno plant will be capable of handling tho produce of the county. The following list of letters Is advertised at tho postofflce: Miss Mildred Amldon, Mrs. II. A. Brown, Miss Anna B. Gor don, Miss Mattlo Morgan, Mlas Mrs. aonette Norton, Mlb Paulino Ross, Miss Mildred Ti. Amldon, Bva L, Bates, Mrs. Huldy Bowldon, Mrs. John Cenale, Mrs. Dan II. Nichols, Mrs. O. II, Norton, Miss Pauline Ross, Wllllo Pacquetto, C. K. Russell, J. F.. Savago, I'erley Bailey, Edward Oillett and U II, Kendall. Pltlllp Battell Stewart, who on Friday was nominated as til republican candi date for governor of Colorado, Is tho only son ot ex-Gov. John W. Stowart of Mlddlebury and Is nlit 40 years old. Phil, ns he Is familiarly called hern, got his preparatory ediicntlcn In tho Mlddle bury schools and was graduated from Ynln Collego with hlgn honors In the class nt 1W. During bis tlnio nt Yale Mr. Stewart was noted us an athlete and played on the oollegc nlno thren victorious years, In tho last of which bo was cap tain ot tho team and usually played first base. This was during kho years when Stagg and Dan, tho inblbln Ynle bat tery, were cutting don Everything tli.at came along and Captn.vliPwa; t nn first i. i.. i.,.. i . ' . iipiii up nis enu m w),p irno m sur'ii a way as to win well-dV.jed laurels. For tho past dozen ye.iri or io young Stew art hns had a large rh in Colorado and has been widely ilfoyestod In other business enterprises. Is one of the chosen friends nf Pi' lent Roosevelt, who has nn different '"Onions visited him nn his ranch and v "ti whom he has hunted the mountain i ,nd other frisky Willi beasts nf tl lrU' .... ..... Another Middlelj( ry )pi un ri.Ti'ivt'il V...T.'1 l" week, is recognition ! Charles N. Pr.A. ,.,,, Saturday was nominated to. tJl(.r ( are,, ntatlvo in Congress by ,. rppnlIip"fs "r Montana. Charles Prfty received his J"llv education In tho Mlddlebury grail. v ehon! and was for twn Years a student ''" Mlddlebury College, lsxa nnd 17. t.uvMK entered with tho cluss of 1. He dIJ, not finish hlH course, however, hut w,-ht West anil studied law and, for a mun of I1I3 years, has risen to dlstinctlc,' the legal cir cles of Montana. The cattle dealers nf tl.'s section sh'p ped three carloads of 'J-,-, .stock to marl.-ct Monday moinlng Tv'n f.'rloads of cows, hogs and poultry vei: ,n "-c Brighton market, Bnstnn, and 1, . 1 irlo.id r,f veal calves and lambs went to Mew York. K. J. Piper went along with the Bnstoi ship ment, ns usunl. Monday maiket day eggs brought 21 cents and butter 20 coats. Wright and Cartmell made a ship ment of somo 200 full blooded merino sheep to New York city, from which port they will be shipped to South Africa. Georgo Dimmock of Corn wall will go with tho shipment. Henry Wilson, who has been tho Janitor of the St. Stephen's Church for the pnst few years, has resigned his position and will move tn Now York State. John W. Gee of Ripton died at his homo In that town at 1:S0 o'clock Monday after noon, from paresis, at tho age ot 50 yean, 1 months nnd 9 days. Mr. Gee was one of thn best known business men in thl section of the county and had a host of friends, lie had been in 111 health for a year past, but did not have to give up until about a month ago. Mr. Gee leaves two sons and twn daughters, namely: Jo seph Gee of Keene. N. IL, and William. Kllzaboth and Mary (!e, who have been with their father in Ripton. The funml services wore held at St. Maiy's Roman Catholic Church In Mlddlebury jjt ten o'clock Wednesday fnienoon, II. A. Peck will drive It. F. D. mall route No. 5 for tho next two weeks while Mr. Docnly Is on Ills i.acntinn. Mr. and Mrs. Otto Phelps Mooro have Issued Invltntlnns for tho com ing marrlngo of their daughter. Miss Kmma Blanche Monic, to ISrnest Mar tin Severance which will occur on Wednesday evening. October 3, at olght o'clock In the First Methodist Church. Invitations aro o.it for tho marriugo of Miss Gertrude 11111 nnd Whitney Darling Klrby, to take place tho 25th at three o'clock at tho Methodist Church. EAST Mn)DLEBURY. Mrs. C. M. Boswnrth nf Bristol nnd son, thn Rev. It. B. Boswnrth, wero guests at L. B. Bo.irdman's las' week. Mrs. ICeelnr, who Ivih been the guest nf friends In Corn wall for a fow dajs, relumed last Thurs day. SOUTH STARKSBORO. Lemuel Joshl and Kmma Williams re turned to their home In Brooklyn, N. Y Monday, Mr. Joshl gavo a very interest ing lecture hero Sunday evening on "Homo Llfo In India." Mrs. Lucy and Mrs. Georgo Palmer of Slielhumo visited at Philander Orvis's Sunday, George Po"k nnd Miss Mary Barrows visited at Kllslu Follanheo's Saturday and Sunday, Alice Follansbeo arid Mts. Cynthia Morton visit ed Mrs. Naomi Hurlburt In Monkton over Sundny. Thoio will ho a prayer mooting at Mary Young's Thursday evening. WEST CORNWALL. Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Bingham of Brook lyn, N, Y hnvo returned homo after spending a week with their mother, Mrs. P. It, Rlngham. Mla Emm MoKay of Troy, N. Y has been a guest nf Mrs. Bingham, Tho Messrs. Weston throshsd 600 bushels nf grain in flvo hours uu their farm Inst week. Mr. nnd Mrs. C. B. Ken dall of Shoroham spent Sunday nt M. O. Flelds's. Mr. and Mrs. K. D. Twitcholl wero nt M. E. Twltchnll's Sunday. Mis. F. Plorce, who hns boeu a guest nf Miss Grlswold, has returned to J, W. Pock's. Thero 1b to bo a harvost suppor at R. A. Bingham's on Friday evening, Hoptembor 21. Supper will be served from 7:30 to 9. There will be a short programme. Tho procoods aro for the benefit ot the Bap tist Church. NEW HAVEN. Professor Mead ot Mlddlebury preached In tho Congregational Church Sunday. , .... t ar Town Representative D. A, ltoluau nnd wife will give 11 reception In thn town hall Thursday evening, Septunibcr 20. Cards nre out announcing tho marrlago on Tues day evening, September IS, nf Miss Lol tlo Lann nnd Smith Rose The Rev. C. II. Ilulbert, D. D., pastor for the pnst 10 years in South Dennis, Mnsr., and fnnnei ly a pastor in this town, will preacli in tho Congregational Church In New llavou Beptenilier 30 and October 7. BRISTOL. The district schools In town began Mon dny. Georgo Collamnr Is in poor health nnd unablo to do nny work. Miss Julia Casey will teach tho fall term of school In tho "Hard Scrabhlo" district. K. W. Frank, who hns boon In poor health for several weeks, is Improving slowly. I. N. Roseman Is slowly convalescing from his recent Illness. Thn board fit dlrettorH of tho Bristol Novelty company have elected officers as follows: Presi dent, W. K. Ilnnks; secretary nnd trea surer, W. C. Bingham. K. D. Black well attended the meeting of the Vermont IClectrlcal association in St. .lohnsbnry Thursday and wns elected nno of tho executlvo cnmmlttco. Mr, and Mrs. Walter Tnrt are nt homo from n. visit of several daya in Westport, N. Y. Tho break In thn wator main nt Rocky D.ilo has been repaired, a four-Inch pipe being laid though tho covered bridgo, Instead ot through the rler ns formerly, Luther Calahan ot tho medical de partment ot the University of Vermont Is spending his vacation with relatives hero. Miss Marguerite Churchill of New Yorl: was a guest nf Miss Mildred C.ha pln over Sunduy.-CUr. nnd Mrs. II. C. Doming of Boston are guests of Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Chnpln. Howard Ilowden died nt tho homo of his brother, Kdward Houden, at New Haven Mills Mnndny night after a long nnd lingering lllntss. Ho leaves a wlfo In Bellows Falls. Thn funeral will bo held this aftemonn ftom his late homo. Burial was In Greenwood cemetery.-Mrs. H. L. Averlil nf Mlddle bury Is vlFltlng her mother, Mrs. David White. Miss Stella Daintier lelurnoil to Now York Tuesdny after Ikt summer vacation here. The class of W have or ganized and elected nfllcors ns follows: President, Marvin Roys; vice-president, Burnlc.e Murray; secretary, Isaac Ful ler; treasurer, Myrle Hill. Class colors, navy blue mid white. The class nf '09, hnvo organized as follows: President, Ray Hnsklns; vice-president, MarJ'irio Kdmunds; secretary, Grace Pollard; treasurer, Hllen Sweet ; class colors, navy blue and gold. II, N. Tutro Is attending Ing the Franklin county fair nt Maloni'. Robert Knight of Montana and Dr. Georgo Stratton of California aro guests of W. H. Hughes. Mrs. Mnttle Young Is at homo from Now York where she spent the summer. W. W. Wilson, G. Farr nnd Ira Kverest nre hunting ducks on Lake Cliamphtln. Misses Blanche Jacobs and Maud Ksley have entered Mlddlebury College Roy Jacobs is at homo from Bethel. K. W. Varner has been appointed assistant town clerk. Tho body of Howard Ilowden was brought here from New Haven Mills Wed nesday and interred In Oreeifwood ceme tery by the lde nf his mother. Ten Bris tol ladius with their babies called nn Mrs. Alice Slple in Lincoln recently. Mrs. Slple had otllclated In the capacity of nurso for them. R. B. Hughs of Missoula, Mont., and Dr. nnd Mrs. George Stratton of Maysvlllo. Cal., havo been visiting their brother, W. H. Hughs. Txitters wero ad vertised In tho Bristol postofflco Septem ber 17 for Mrs. A. Brown, Frnnk R. Ken yon, II. L. Lennnrd. Mrs. M. K. Hughes and daughter, Mabel, have roturnod to their home In Bnstnn after a visit nf sev eral days with relatives. Rev. nnd Mrs. L. A. Blgelow aro the guests of MKs Helen Weller and other friend". HANCOCK. Miss Emily Harlow Is teaching school In Granville, North Hollow. Mrs. Kmma Claik Is In Ripton caring for her mother, Mrs. La France. Mrs. Ktmer Goodyear visited her daughtor, Mrs. Fred Elliot, in Warren recently. Mrs. Sarah Gloason, who has been with her daughter. Mrs. W. P. Flfteld, for somo time, went tn her home In New York Stnto last week.- A. A. Fretcher nnd Albert Cushman from Rip ton wero tlie gnpsth of 1. J, C.uodyour two days last week. MONKTON. Mrs. A. C. Lewis and Miss V. K. Col lins attended the Plattsburgh fair. Al bert Deminlns and wife of Boston are a guest at L. E. Mooch's. 11. II. Palmer and wife wero in Burlington recently. Miss Myrlo Mooch Is on the sick l!"t. Mrs. J. E. Ladd was In Burlington Sat urday. W. C. Donahue was in Ver gennes Saturday. Mrs. E. It. Palmer and Mrs. Oeorge Keoo visited In Ferrls burgh Friday. Mrs. K. W, Mender Is Improving in health so to tie able to b abnut the house. Julius Stllsnn and M, Ross wero In Burlington Friday. SALISBURY. Ono of Ansil Kclsoy's horsos died last week. F. H. Nelson was in Rutland on Tuesday of last week, Several from this place wore In Rutland on Wednesday of Inst week to attend the funeral of Mosley Beach, Mis, C. K. Boardmnn hns return ed alter an absence of several months. STARKSBORO. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Smith and daughter, Nina, started Saturday for Massachusetts, wliero they will spend n few weeks with relatives, -Mr. and Mrs. Eugeno MInum wero In Burlington September II. Mr. and Mrs. Frnnk Foiguson nro taking a pleas ure trip to Niagara Falls this week. Mrs. Klngsloy of Burlington Is vlbltlug rolatlvos hero. Mrs, Joslo Brown of Buillngton Is spending a week with her parents, .Mr. nnd Mrs. Hoel Snylos.Mrs. Harriet Clif ford returned Monday from a two weeks' visit witli her daughter, Mrs. William Hanson, in Thompsonville, Conn. Frank Eddy and family of Shelbunie visited Mrs. Eddy's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Justin Hill, over Sunday. Mr. und Mrs. Guy Bukhaj of Monkton visited Mrs. Bushey's mother, Mrs. D. Gordon, Sunday, George Snrgent and family of Lincoln visited at Justin Hill's Sundny. The funeral ofMrs. Ablgnl Hill was held nt the Baptist Church Sep tember 12, Tho Row G. II. Grey nfllclated, assisted by tho Rev. J, F, Thurston of Lincoln. Tho bearers wero J, N. L'utler, Kdiunud Hnnnon, Frank Hnnson and Howard Hanson. Tho hymns, "Rock nf Ages and "Aslenp In Jcsiis," wero sung by the choir, Mrs. Hill was a benutlful Christian woman, having beon a mcmbor nf the Baptist Church rnr C9 years. Hor llfo has beon a blessing tn many nnd, nl though sho Is dead to this world, her In fluence still lives, Sho is survlvod by a Bister, Mary Hill, two brothers, Mark and Steplion Hanson, a grand daughter, Mrs. Frnnk Ferguson, two ndopted children, Mrs. Almon White and Elroy AtwooU of Newark, N. 0 I ADDISON. Josephine liodetto Is visiting friends In Massachusetts. Charles Wlllmarth, who has spent the summer with his sister, Mrs. L. C. Seegar, has returned to his home 111 New York city.-Frank Wood has en tered the Vermont Academy at Saxtnn's River. Tin. 1,'idlrs' Aid society met with Mrs. It. W. Dav for their annual meeting and election nf nfllcors; tho ofllcors ale as follows: Mrs. R. w. Day, preslduit; Mrs. A. T. Clark, secretary; Helena H. Pal mer, treasurer. Will Wood recently met an ntito which frightened his horso which began to kick and ilamagiMl the wagon to quite an extent. Tho auto never slfick (iH'd spppil to inii if any damage was done. -The friends of Stella Jackson of Pan ton are pained to learn that she has beon obliged to return to thn hospital for the third time. Georgo Bruco died on Sunday at Mr. Bostwlok's; funeral Tuesday. GRANVILLE. Mrs. May Routcllo nnd Harry Boutnlle .mil two sons of Rochester were the gusts of Mr. and Mrs. It. C. Hubbard. Mlss Lllla Htibliard was at home nver SiiniUy. ,Mr. Hnzcn ot South Roynlt'in was In town last Friday nnd Saturday in tho Interest of the Rapid Transit Teln plinnn cumpany.- N. I). Rco has clnsed his mill for tho present and his men aro all 'n tho woods cutting logs. Geneva Ford Is quite 111 and attended hv Dr. CnmpholU-Mrs .lennlo Whitney wns In Randolph Satin day. N. D. pjco nt Ilox bury was In town Saturda v.-Oeorgo E. Wilson, wlfo aiid daughter, Mrs. J. p. Burke, returned Saturday from a two weeks' trip to Massenn, N. Y. Mrs. II. C. Hubbard wns In Warrni Frldny. Miss Mnmye Wilson 1 with her mother, Mrs. Eddie Wilson. FERRISBURGH. Mr. and Mrs. Asa llemenwny nf Mlddle bury were visit, ns nt Cyrus Beers nn Tuesdny.--.lamp Adams, who Ins spent the summer with, friends In this vi cinity, leaves this week fnr his homo in Lawience, Kan. Mis. Kato Patterson and Mrs. L'lmliia F, Wnrren of Wnstpnrt. N. V., are visiting nt V. F. Prlsblo's and .other friends here. Mts Lura. A. Klddor of Ennsinirgli Fnns s visiting ft lends In tnwn. Mits Cornelia .Tuslyn lias roturnod frnni her visit to friends in Cnncord. .V It. Mrs. Lnrette Dean and Mrs. C. II. Stone nf .Monkton worn guests nn Tuesday at II. J. Cirpetiter's -Miss i;ona Little, tlie fa mnus White Mountain reader, will glvo an entertainment at the Methodist Church here Fridav owning, September 21. Fre quent rhnnijo nf costume will bo mudo to lepresent d tfcont characters, and a very enjoyable evening may be expected. James Cadwell, who has spent the sum mer at the lion. B. W. Colllns's left on Tuesday for Middlobuty, where he will ou ter cnuege at the opening of the term on Thursday. BRIDPORT. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Williams nro visit ing at Harry Bingham's in Ashby, Mas.. Mr. and Mrs. Sawyer nf Washington, D. C, have returned tn their heme. The re mains nf Georgo Bruce, who died nt Addi son, were brought hern fnr burial t'u ISth. -Miss Corners and .Miss Wheeler of Bur lington made brief visits hero last week. Mr. and Mis. Eugi'iio Elithorp have re turned from Pi.rt Henry. Tho Methodls' ladies will hold .' harvest supper at M 1- sunlc hull Wednesday evening, September 2l. An olil-fahioneil singing Fchnol will he included in the literary entertainment. F. E. Pratt of (liens Falls Is a visitor here. Miss Edith Wing has gone to the hotne nf her grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. EdMin Jpwott nf Benton Harbor, Midi.-. Two daughters of Mr. and Mis. Begnr arc employed by D. II. Bennett. Mr. Emma lllbbard is with her sister, Mrs. Mnrth.i Payne. Miss Evelyn Barbour has loturu cd from Blngham'nn, N. V Mr. nnd Mrs. Lamb nf England, who havo spent tho .summer with tho Rev. and Mrs. Henry Lamb, have returned to their home. SOUTH STARKSBORO. Joseph Lafayette's children h.ie the whooping cough.-Mrs. Diana Hallnck auj sun, Andrew, have returned frnni a visit tn hor aunt In Waterbnry, going also to see her sister, Mrs. Lnulsa Wright, at the insane nlum. They also isited at Genrge Hallock's und Mrs. Fanny King's In Huntington. Jessie Lafayette has gone back to Bnstnn. Ills nephew, Howaid, and niece, Lena Tnrt, went with him to see their mother, Mr. Mlnnlo Morrison.--James Grace visited In Burlington a few days Inst week. Mrs. Jenet Norton of Lincoln Is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Ad die Orvis, nnd .Mrs. Sarah Hnllock is vis iting there also. SHOREHAM. Georgo Hammond of New York city is .spending a few days with his family, Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Glbbs of Brldport wore at A, E. Tottlnghnnl's recently, Mrs. T. A. Carlson and daughter hnvo returned from visiting In Mooers Junc tion. Miss Allco Ward is In Now York for ten days. Miss Douglas und Miss Ber nice Douglas nro in New York city. Mr. nnd Mrs. Horton. W. Jones and Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Stokes started Tuesday for a trip to Wisconsin. Mr. nnd Mrs, B. B. Tottlnglmm, who have been with his parents, havo returned to Now York city. Mrs. J. W. Bunnell nnd Miss Da mon of Tallahassee, Fin., are at tho Blssell. Mrs. W. T. Delano entortaineil the Moravian club Tuesday nftornon. The programme was an Interesting life sketch of Miss Jane Porter, character sketch of Sir William Wallace, reading by Mrs. De lano. Mrs. Uaverty and Mrs. Daniels Hamant nf Medtleui, Mnss., aro guests of Mrs. Henry and George Wright and Mrs. Bodllsh, LINCOLN. Tho Good Tcenplars' social will bo Fri day evening instead ot Thursday as pre viously noted. Tho reception for Ropro-sentativo-t'leot A. P. llasalow will bo held Thursday evening, There will bo a meeting of Prospect Orange Saturday evening. Mr. and Mrs. William McEntlre of Now Haven wore visitors at W. A. lice's Thursday. Miss Emma Schneider, who has boon nt A, C. Merrill's tho past ten weeks, returned to her homo in Brook lyn Tuesday. Mrs. Augusta Clark was called to Bristol Sunday by tho dangerous illness of hor granddaughter, thn little two years old daughter of Mr, nnd Mrs. Fred Chirk. Miss Gertrude Varney roturnod from Bur lington and reports her mother as gaining vory slowly. C. Ti. Bristol gains very slowly. His wife who wns confined to tho bed tho last of tho week Is somewhat Im proved. -The Good Templars will hold a social In their rooms Thursday evening of this week. A muslrat nnd literary pro gramme wilt be carried out and refresh ments of Ice cream nnd cake will bo served. Owing to sickness In tho fam'ly of Roprpso ntntlve-eleo A, P. Busalowand (Contluned on 2nd P"Bc.) 510 ARE DEAD Tho Typhoon at Hong; Kong Frightfully Destructive to Life. TREMENDOUS LOSSES Ovrr 1,000 Chinese Vessels Are .Missing Wliures Swept Away nnd Houses Collnpscd Thousands of I livel ier i,n Hunts Homeless Fciv European .Missing. Hong Kong. Sept. 20. It Is now estimat ed that 6,000 Chinese lost their lives in the recent typhoon. The typhoon was of a local nature. It came suddenly, nnd without warning Tin observatory had predicted moderate winds. Half an hour after tho gun signal had been fired, tho storm was at Its height It lasted two hours. Most of the damage dono was wrought on tlie Kcwloon pin Insula. The lnsses are fstlmated at sev eral million dollaii. Over ono thousand Chines', sampans and Junks are missing from Hrng Kong alone. Wharves wore swopt away and houses collapsed. The military barracks are in ruin. Tho harbor Is strown with wreckage thrown up on tho shore. Hundreds of Chinese bo.ltmon nnd their families we 0 saved by tho bravery of tlie police and civilians, but svenil thousands of tho Chi nese water-dwellers must have perishe, many within short distnnces of the shnij. Tho losses In lives and property among tho Chinese wero appalling. Tu-day tl'n police stations in Hong Kong nro sur rounded by Chinese identifying their dead. Tho families of tho Hong Kong boatmen live night and day on the sampans an 1 thousands or these poopia nre now home less. Tho Chlneso take tho disaster calmlv. and show no manifestation's of grief Ono launch that was capsl.ed had l'O Chinese on board. They wero all drowned. Tho rlvor steamer Fatsh.an drifted Into collision with tho French mnil steamer. Tho entire Chinese, crow climbed aboard the French steamer and left Captain Thomns, who was in jured, one officer nnd tho engineers to navigate the Fntshan to Shelter bav, where she was blown ashore. The bishop of Victoria, Dr. J. C. Honre, was nn his way tn visit snme nelghbnrlng islands when the stnrm broke and is reported missing His launch has been found floating but ton upwards Many valuable steel lighters have been lost, some of them were hurlo' t ashore. Chnnnels will lvnvo tn be dug to permit some of the vessels nshort to be reflonted. Tho force of the wind nnd wnves worn such that some ves sels wero landed almost high and dry The Japanese steamer Sada Main rescued Cil natives and one Lngllsh pilot as sho wns arproaching Hong Kong. Tho English mail steamer Delhi nnd Ponna escaped undamaged. The British cruiser Terrible enured port yesterday afternoon nnd reported fine weather up to thn harbor Sir Matthew Nathan, governor oj Hong Kong, nnd the authorities nn doing everything possible to render as slstance. FEW EFROPEANS MISSING. Only a few Europeans nro missing. N reports are on hand to show how tho fish' ing Hoots and the ships outside the har bor fni-ed. Public sentiment Is Incensed nt the ob servatory for not loponting the approach nf the typhoon. An inquiry has beon de manded. For years past, tho observatory has been subjected to adverse commert, but on this occasion is not believed to be blamable. CHINESE STEAMER STRANDS nrnve Mnte Succeeded In Saving :!0t Passengers, Hcng Kong, Sept. 20. -Tho Rteamr Heung-Chang from Macao with hundreds ot passengers on bonrd, stranded oft Lan tao Island at noon September 19. Tile cap ta:n sent off a boat with the second mate, somo sailors and a fireman to obtain as .s!stancL. from Hong Kong. The steamer Hankow picked up th" boat after four teen hours. Assistance has been despatch ed to tho wreck this morning. Meanwhile a mate with a tow line swam ashoro and succeeded In rescuing nbout 3'N) of tho passenger. There is an uncon firmed report that tho mate on return rg to the ship found tho remntnlng passen gers looting and knitlng each other. A popso of police Is guarding the Heung Chang nt Hong Kong wharf awalt'ng the return of the snlvago party. No news has boon received nf the Cnn tnn steamer KIn-Shnn, on board of which aio several hundred passenger. A BISHOP MISSING. Hong Kong,' fept. 19. The Right Rev. Joseph Charles Hoare, Angllcnn bishop of Victoria (Hong Kong), was on board the yacht Pioneer, which stranded In Castlo Peak bay. Mrn. Hoare has gono in a govorninont launch to search for tho bishop, No lives wore lost In Kowloon bay. WANTED IN ORLEANS CO. M. C. Williams Arrested In Huston Yes. terduj- As Fugitive from Justice, Boston, Sept. 19, Malcom C. Williams known nlso ns George I.ennon, wns arrest, ed to-day by headquarters Inspectors charged with being n fugitive from Jus tice from Vermont. Tho pollen hero Iihvo been notified Williams is wointed in Or leans county. Vt., on the ehnrgo of grand larceny, committed while posing us a .se cret service agent. NEW TELEPHONE CO. ADMITTED. Rutlnnd, Sept, 19, Tho board of al dermen here to-night granted tho Homo Telephono company of Albany. N, Y a franchise to locate and operato a plant In this city. It, Is tho con cern's first franohlso In Vermont but they propose to try other cities at onco. They will erect tholr oftlco building hero.