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THE BURLINGTON FRISK PRESS: THURSDAY, NOVEMBiCK 22, num.
ESTIGATING ACCOUNTS. 0 Disbursements af Various ommissions and Boards. RT AFTER THANKSGIVING the railroad commission In any given vane ns prima faole evidence In couri nnd he also was opposed 10 ennotlng new laws when the existing laws cover t tit case. Tho present Inw rovcro every con colvnble rase u 'htc n remedy Ih needed. Mr. Gibson of Rrattleboro addressed the committee In fnvor of tho bill Introduced by him ns n practical itionsuro Hint will be of ccitiie bpnrflt to tho State, THE OFFICIAL RECORD. ECZEMA ON HANDS ,EX-JliDGE H. H. Amount of II on 1 1 no Work Mint. y lloiitir Hci'nii'.ldcri ft Ac er 1'ini crs .sennit , d mice (he ( nlllc Cnui'iir It) 1 1. 1 r Nov 1! Considerable more. c I 'ii w i piisent In both houses 'he J, i. fin tin. rt omened this nft i r 1 1 ,tli K. ate mill House trav- . n luiuc amount o routine M. l-YiTshiirgh Introduced n i n Hip House providing . , rni nt without pny from N iv, l'ir IK, lo Tuesday, Do- ' 'ill w II I - taken up to-mor-.irr ii i H was temporarily lnld on M Ho,! ' th.u.ulit bitter of lis vote g i til id l :i-ii i e, to tho bill Intro- In tit Sr. i to h Senator Cha-'G ntiunm wiiien iirovides lor nn ntinio- ill of JTiiio iiiiiuiiilly In Hi.17 nnd IMS to iraio r m unter , nurmreos nr tirovided tlio fedeial gnvoi ninent P i iprlnte nn equal iimount. This r -ailed from tin Semite, the vote ' a IK id lending was ieion n d ' was lee inimlltert to the Uec in Kiao and colli t expenses, hi 1 nrrivitt.i g the shooting of plek i tbc ul lie waters of the State oe cd n. rlppl" of discussion In tin; this nftert. ion. but It was llnally With few dissenting votes. Senate voted this afternoon to dls w th icollig the jouinal for the r of tho ..sslon. ' 'I iriAm'ri. for the appointment t'lu com. loner nnd prescribing T.e th ai l ! . is, on wnicn I'leie i 1 st. .in and eonfeience S i 'i ' i week, was to-day or rii ii ,i Jinn In that body. N Sl'lOAriNll ACCOUNTS. 1 ,it i vi mlttee appointed x ii i.e tin- accounts of the .s and bonnls of the l iut b.ivi tlieir usual Sutur S in 1 ij rii'os. but winked all lay a' the St .t'- liou'e, and will tnrir . . r.g ition as time per '1 icy a auiliorized to summon es, b. Is anil piper, and to take on ,inl .'e appointed liernaril an i u ns- n - i .logr.ipner iur me tter. No rdmrt w II be fortheotu- leport h . linn eirrunt about tho h 1'ise for "sc ral days that tills road commissioners, and that thu'r Tile commute woiked all dnv Sat- n the vov heis of this commis I n's j( i t special conunlttee Is : 1 of Si niiturs Chase of Windham Laffonl of Lamoille anil Ui,iiri.nt- Flinn of Springfield, Porter of ngtcn and Jackson of Ilarre cltv. tt.'ro An nmvnvTTRTriM L UL 1 II 1. (V. 1 J 1 llf ' m I T T lltu ii rn t il f rnm t tin tim-i i .-. K.tvc a joint hearing this ovrn . bills rt'lntlnw to the Rtato imnrri J 1 e.io lillls wffB introdurefl in oust' iiv Air. fitivKfiri nr Hni n. Mr. Flynn of Snrlncrflold and Tr. of Montpt'llcr Si ntcr In ndvnratlnsr tho hill IIP 1 lu- , i.Kloi.to.1 n l. v ''J ''ill "'JiVf.VU t' UltJ ' n-r in ivi. lour nini ft v i i nffic - of t!ie ooinmisalonurs. inf-lr to thv Rovornor and to tho of crniout X'ndor tho iiroseut la ll t'u 1 roinmiHKlonpr rn n li ncrs snouia o put on the same ns otlinr State offlcnrs. that thov i u mcci(1 once in two yearn hat the Kovornor nhall linvo tho to rrmcvp from offieo for causp. "'' "uiu cam lhu uiii n uilplllilll) tno noon) . It nuls tho rnllrrwil ufo to thf Ktatn. V pnia during , , t i i a ........ - v'"t"j'i tn i;m i- "n i try iimiv piim-r in ln orivpn im wrr nr in iw n n u w.: n'v,t i.m h, vt,- uih ccjiiiiniMJon tne -n l iiiikiiii ill llltVM. l linn said tho bill Introduced by a "oppiem "i in tne jos bill nnd s eortam set Hons that would con- ... 'lino lis iiuici a nunc power or to ' ' T 1 I i .. " hi,- v, ll- iiiiuiii raiii-oao, neiieved tho mw n force Is nninle for Hn inn aim in ra Iromlsi l ,l.. n. "Itlllllfniui! II1U IlllGOOO. Air. vil nil- null uiscussion which k vo tho mil. commissioners power to condemn mr lunroan nurnoscB nn.i t uiimnnes, These bills tako from ir.o court the powor of appointing Isslons to settlo sued matters and It to tho railroad commissioners ho questions of fact as found by illroad rommlsslon are final. Mr. ra considered the CJIbson or TIosh nltOBether too drastic. It rIvcs illroad commlsslotiors almost un- thcy already liavo more powor do tho commissions of many cr C. Smith, chairman of the pres- mlnliitrntltm 1,,1., nu u ... l """nn i.-uiiniii5-iion snouiu ue h'lven iu curruci nuuses and entoro Its , but all this can lio accomplished ut rnnkltiK tho commission a court. ., .. .-v.tjtt,, OJfiiVHIV. 1 have jower to rcfjulato and to uj an iiuminisirativo uody, Hon. TT. H Tinu-nrs. nllnmn fAH - " " , ,,m,J 1,, utland rallroid, oiuloraod whnt "Jlr. nun pain. j0 onjeeted to tbo two, 5 firs' term and advocated years' term. JikIuo i',.n.,.v i,i.. cd to having tho facta found by 'Vhp friinte Pnsr l.nrBc iiihIit of IIIIN Vnnir of Tlirni linporlniit, R1CXAT12 A "TKHNOOJC. Devotional exercises were eondiirtrd by the rbnplnln. On motion of Senntor Taylor ordered that the reading of the Journal be hereafter dispensed with. K11AD TlllltO TIMK AND I'ASSl'.O, Si. 40 llelHtliifr to notices of sales on execution. K. S4 nclntlnjr to the distribution of estates. H. io To amend chnrter of thr vll Ioro of Morrlsvllle. S. 9i" nelotlni; to duties of officers of Statu Institutions and auditor of accounts. S. 100 ItelatlnB to forest .leedllnfts. S. 102 Krlntllif? to certificates of nomination, It HAD TUMID TIME AND F'ASSED. S. 101 To provide for the appoint ment of the board of visitors to State Institutions. S. 3 Oli To nmettd charter of the city of liarre. S. 110 To Incorporate tho HurlltiK tou Mutual 1'lro Insurance. Co. (as amended). S. 112 CSrnntlnR certain powers to the city of Ilarre, relative to the wat- erliiK of Its streets. S. 11" To Incorporate the Clyde Hlver Klectrlc Hallway Co. (as amend ed). S. 113 To connfrue No, IRC acts of 1902. S. 121 To continue the tuberculosis commission. K. 122 Uolntfiifr to powers of health officers relating to Inspection of foods, drugs, ntc. TH3HD HEADING OnDEP.KD. S. 124 HelatiiiK to system of book keepluK used by State auditor. S. 12H To authorize St. Albans to Issue bonds. H. 127 Cattle commissioner bill. S 129 To provide for a boundry line commissioner. P. 130 Hilatlnij to storage vault In the State House. API'HOVED HV THE GOVERNOR. S. 4ii An net to reirulate investments of trust companies. S. 9 An net to Incorporate the Weit Ilurkc Water company. S. U7 An act to remedy tho non-payment of r'eut of safes In safe deposit companies, banks and banking Institu tions, ORDERED TO LIE. H. 180 To authorize city of Montpeller to take land for a city hall; on motion of Senator Taylor was ordered to lie. PASSED IN CONCURRENCE. II. 200 HolathiK to allowance to hus band or wife of a deceased person. H, 23." To enable, tbo Wlnooskl graded tiliool dlstilct to if sue bonds. If. 2C5 Relating to quarantine of con tagious diseases. H. 2G Relating to telephone and tcle grupii wires In front of cemeteries. H. 3.V. To amend charter of village of St. Johnsbury. If. 4.jS Relating to tree wardens and Bbado trees. H. 470 Relating to the refunding of municipal bonda. II. E2u Confirming certain acts of tha tiustees of Iiennlngton village. THIRD READING ORDERED. II. .191 To amend chnrter of tho Chester Savings bank. II. 610 To amend charter of the Essex County SavliiKK Hank & TruM company. H, To provide for uniform blanks for use of probate court. HOCSE AMENDMENTS CONCURRED IN. S. 49 Relating to educational privileges In unorganized towns nnd gores. S. Hi" To Incorporate tho Greenwood Cemetery association of Whltlngham. S. 5i Relating to laying out highways. RECONSIDERED AND ORDERED TO LIE. S. 90 To aiwnd charter of vlllago of Morrlsvlllo; on motion of Senator Van Ratten. ' On motion of Senator 1'aul Senate ad journed. PROCEEDINGS OF HOUSE- Several New Illlin Hill llelntlnir I'nUcrxlty of Vermont Jliitle Special tlrilrr for Weitncsiln y MornlnK. HOUSE AFTERNOON. Devotional exercises worti conducted by the chaplain. HILLS INTRODUCED. II. CU Hy Mr. Sentcr of Montpeller. by unanimous consent, to change tbo name of West Long pond in Woodbury to lviko Greenwood. To general committee. 11. (112 Hy Mr. Alexander of Georgia, from commltteo on corporations, to In corporate tbo Wnlllngford Water com pany, Ordoied to lie and bo printed. II. 013 Hy .Mr. Alexander of Georgia, committee on corporations, to Incorporate tho Villngo Cemetery association of Shoreham. Ordeied to He nnd be print ed.. II. 011 Hy Mr. Shields of Glover, from the committee on corporations, to chanRc tho name of the Robin Hood Co. Ordered to Ho and be printed. RECOMMITTED. On motion of Mr. Darling of Chelsea, tho House resonsldered Its vote, refus ing a third rending to II. 420, relating to negligence of corporations, and tho hill was recommitted to the Judiciary com mittee. ORDERED TO LIE. Joint resolution Introduced by Mr. Mar tin of FerrlsbutRh, providing for adjourn ment from next Friday to Tuesday, De cember 4. SUBSTITUTE HILL. H, f,15 for JI, 392 To require a license from dealers In evergreen trees. Intro duced by Mr. Sentcr of Montpeller. Or dered to lie and be printed. SPECIAL ORDER. II. 10 Relating to University of Ver mont, made special order for Wodncsdf ( morning at 10:30 o'clock. Adverse com mittee report. APPROVED HY THE GOVERNOR. H. 130 An act to amend section S6 of nnumber 115 of the acts or 1901. entitled "An Act to Hcgulnto the Trafflo In In toxicating Liquor," rotating to licensees receiving goods In pawn for .liquor. II, 181 An net to fix the dates for hold ing tho stated terms ot county court In Could Do No Housework for Weeks at a Time Little Daughter's Face and Head Also Covered With Teething Sores Mother and Child at Expense of $5.00 CURED bTThlT CUTICURA REMEDIES "1 have bcon troubled with eczema I nn my nanus mr twenty years, nuvo I been so had that I could not dress my- seit or no any nous worK lor viccKa at ft time. I used sevetnl different salves and washes, but they did not seem to do any good. At last I got n treat ment of Cutictirn Soap, Ointment, nnd Kesolvrnt, and in two months' (into my hands were all healed nnd havo never troubled me since. "Ialsotised thoCuticttra Remcdiesfor my little fiirl when she was cutting her teeth. Her head nnd face wcte cov ered with teething sores. 1 don't think 1 paid out over five dollars for the Cuticurn Remedies before we ucro nil cured. I think Cutictirn Soap is just lovely for the complexion, 1 keep it in the toilet for my own special use. Jlra. II. K. Oilman, Box 395, Lisbon, N. II., Sept. 14, 1005." BEAUTIFUL SKIN Soft White Hands mid Luxuriant Hair Obtained by using Cttlicttra Soap as sisted by Cutietira Ointment, purcae and sweetest of emollients. Millions of women uso Cutietira Soap, mid Cutietira Ointment, tho great Skin Cure, for pre serving, purifying, and benutifyinp; tho skin, for cleansing the scalp of erusls, scales nnd dandruff, nnd the stopping of falling hair, for softening, whitening, and soothing red, rough, and sore Imnds, for baby rashes, itchtngs, nnd chnfings, for nnnoying irritations and ulrcrntne weaknesses, and many antiseptic pur pose.1), as well as for nil tho purposes hi tho toilet, bath, and nursery. floM throughout Ihe ircrl 1. ('ultcura Sonr, ZSe., Olnt But, JOc, lUflolvrnl, iOp (in form rfChnroUla rov-,! fill,, 2Jc. per vUI of fiO), mar bf hail o! :L doipirliMt foltH Drug Chum. Corp , Solo Prop,, ll n'.jn. !jm ft7-31aUcd l'rcc, MIIow to Curf Tortutl.-.j Itrnior" WHEELER DEAD Had Presided over the Federal Courts in Vermont lor Near ly 30 Years. 1 RUGS, i w G. RETIRED IN SEPTEMBER, l'elllnK Iirnllli Compelled lllm 4n Re tire from Artlve I)ti)' llni Hcnril nnd Decided .tinny Important Patent nnd Custom Cnsm Wan 73 Venrn Old. the counties of Washlnston and Wind hum. H. 212 An net to allow payment of lines after commitment to county Jail. II. Lf.l An net in amendment of an In addition to number 00 of this acts of 1WV), entitled: "An Act Kstnblishing a Labora tory of Hygiene, and Repelling number 115 of the Acts of 18," relating to autop sies. H. 272 An act to amend section 24 of number 1 10. of the acts of 1H92, entitled, "An Act to Incorporate the City of Rutland,'- relating to the method of Indexing its rccoids. Joint rctnlutlnn relating to the appoint ment of a commission for tho tbieo hun dredth anniversary of the discovery of Lake Cbnmplaln. SENATE BILL RECALLED. On motion of Mr. Rallev of Essov thn Senate was requested to return to th possession of the nouse Senate bill 70, to provide for an Investigation of the water resources of the State. On motion of Mr. Thomas of Marshlleld tbo voto refusing this bill a third lending was reconsidered and tho bill was recommitted to tho com mltteo on Stnte and court expenses. LAID ON THE TARLE. H. n-tS To provide for tho expenso ef keeping a defendant In Jail. SENATE RILLS REI'ERRED. S. C2 To regulate duties and pny of di rectors and trustees of Stato institutions; to general committee, S. tt To Incorporate Rurnhnm and Hotelier, incorporated! to commlttoo on corporations. S. CO Relating to Essex county gram mar school; education. S. 75 To Incorporate the Wells River & Rarre Electric railioad; commlttoo on street railways. S. S2 To provide for the surinnrt of In. sane poor. Committee on insane. P. S3 Inspection of food, drugs, etc. H. 3 To amend act relatl mr to rr.r-1 g! r.i . tlon of births nnd deaths. To general com mittee. H. 101 To amend acts relating tn pvnmn. tlon from tnxation. Orand list. S. 60 Relating to return of Inventories Orand list. READ THIRD TIME AND PASSED. H. 3SI Incorporating Readsh nrn Snv. Incs bank. II. -121 Relntlng to time of cnnatrnntlnn Dog River Vnlley railroad. H i"S Relating to Powers nnit (Inline of water commissioners of Rrlghton. H. ii I'ormltlnif the shootlm rf i.luroi In the public wntcrs of the State. il. !i7 l'ermlts sell ne of fish or rmmo taken from private pond or preserves. II. 10 Fixing residences of married women. II, 3:M-Roatlng to ferry nrlvllesn in Orson Emerlck. H, K Regulating custodv of ivi nnru In certain nppcalcd cases. II. MO Relating to lien on colts. II. 577 Relating to fences. THIRD READING ORDERED. II. C?9 Provides for keeping Stato oflleers1 reports In tho ofllce of the town clerk. II. 431 To free sand Hnr bridge from tolls. H. 472 To prohibit careless distri bution of drugs, II, r.0f Relating to licenses. PASSED IN CONCURRENCE. S. G2 Relating to form of ballots. KILLED. H. 110 Relating to Mlddlebury Col- lege, 1 1. 19!". Relating to fishing, II. 226 Relating to taxation of stu dents. II. 319 Relating to annexation of part of Miirshdold to Plalnfleld. It. GG3 Relating to lleensos for horseshoers, On motion of Mr. Fllnn of Knrlna-. field tho House ndjourncd at 4;30 o'clock, Urattlcboro, Nov. 15. Hnyt II. Wheeler, former Judge of the United States clr cult and district courts for Vermont and a part of Now York, died at his home hero this evening after a long Illness from liver nnd heart complications t la hnd been In ill health for some ilmo and In September expressed a desire to Presi dent Roosovclt to be relieved from further official duty. As soon ns thN became known a contest for his seat was begun and the President aiiiiolinced In the latter part of October the appointment of J. I Martin of Hrnttlcboro ns Judge to suc ceed him. While on tho federal bench Judge Wheeler heard all the federal cases from Vermont nnd has done thn greater amount of his Judicial work In the federal courts of New York and Rrooklyn. He was recognized ns one of tho hst Inform ed Judges of America on patent litiga tion nnd many of the most ablo patent nttornej's In the country camo to Rrattlo bnro and presented their cases before him here In chambers. In his work In tho New York courts ho alo heard nnd decided many lmportnnt eases relating to the collection of customs. Judge Wheeler was 73 years old last August and has always held a high place In Judicial and vlllnge circles for his high Integrity, hl firm friendship and high standard of civil life. He was ap pointed Judge of the federal court In March, 1S77, nnd had served 20 years In that position. He wis entitled to retire ment three years ago but continued In ac tive service as long as his health would permit. FURNITURE Reynolds Co The Thanksgtbing spirit is touching ail depart ments of our big stores. The good times preb ailing and our lolv prices make snappy Ivork for delibery m teams. An Hem or Two Especially for the Ladies jTheBlSSELL HAktb A N0M ACCEPTABLE PKtbtNl 10 1HE WIFE; We Mention First : SEEKING A HIGHER COURT. Two black-skinned women met In tho Fifty-fourth street court to set tle a question as to the ownership of somo wearing npparel, Tbo magistrate listened patiently nnd thou dismissed the enso. "What nm I gwlne to do to get dom dnr clothes?" nsked the complainant In agitated tones. "You will hnvo to go to a higher court," replied his honor. Whereupon the complaint wept out Into tho corri dor nnd climbed two (lights of stairs looking for a "higher court' CARPILT And always recommend the Bissells as the best made. Don't buy a poor sweeper be cause it may be cheap. The best is always cheapest. $2.25, $2.50, $3.00, $3.50 Hnyt Henry Wheeler of Rrattloboro, Vermont, a well known Judge, whose du ties have largely been performed In the United States courts at NewYork city and Rrooklyn, was bom August SO, 1S33, son of John, born Aurjust fi, 1S02, and Roxnnn (Hall) Wheeler, born April 21. 1HG. Hoyt Henry Wheeler spent the forma tive period of his bohood at Chester field, New Hampshire. whra ho atten cd school, and subM'iuently continued studies at the high school n Nowfano. Vt. Deciding to adopt the legal profes sion, after completing bis -chool work, ho entered the law office f Charles K, Field at Newfune, whore u; remained for some time, then ho n id law with J. Dorr Bradley and Georce R. Kellogg at Drattloboro. Hd 'was' ad'nitted to the bar at Windham county at the Soptember term, 1S39, and comiiKn-cd his profes sional career with John E. Hutlcr as u.rtncr, In December of the same year at Jamaica, Vermont. Mr. Wheeler has occupied isome veif lin.poiitant publ.o i poitlon.i, In tho disc hat go ot which hu has reflected great crid.t not only upon himself, but upon thn good Judgment of those who weio instrumental In se lecting him for the rrspei tlve offices, lu 1VTT ho was chosen 11 representntltfe from Jamaica to th" legislature; from IVCx to 1SG0 he was State senator to Wind ham county; ho was Judge of the su premo court of Vermont from December 1, 1S69, to March 31, 1S77; he was appoint ed United States Jiulg" for the district of Vermont by President Hayes, March 1C, 1577. Mr. Wheeler took up his resi dence In Rrattleboro In 1SS4. Mr. Wheeler married Miss Minnie L. Maclay of Lockpnrt. New York, October 24, 1S01. Sho died three yeais ago. John Knowlton, a posthumous son of Honjn mln L. and Elizabeth (Maclay) Knowlton, a sister of Mrs. Wheeler, lived In their family. SEWING MACHINES , J5? a it- Here we have undisputed advantage. Why ? Because we sell the " WHITE ' Because we have a man to teach beginners and keep machines in repair free of charge. Because you don't need to pay cash but can get the cash price by paying $3.00 down and $1.00 per week. See Us Before Buying Anything in Rugs or Furniture YOUNG MAN KILLED. Cnmbed While Coupling Cum nt Hut lnnd .Monday. Rutland, Nov, 10. Albert Armstrong of Ludlow, nge 23 years and unmar ried, a yardman employed by the Rut land railroad, was liiHtuntly killed near the Rutland de ot at 1:45 o'clock this afternoon. Atnistrong was caught between a passenger coach and frelgnt car while coupling cars nnd bis chest was crushed. It Is said that ho gave a wrong signal to tho engineer in charge of tho switch engine. The young man had been railroading only a few weeks. HUNTER FOUND DEAD. Died from Ixponurc tu I hi- YYooilx In I'ownnl MIkhIhi; ocr n Week. Uennlngton, Nov. 13. A party of senrchers, who hnvo been searching the woods for the last threo days, this nftcrnoon found the body of Ellsworth Henjamln, generally known as "Dime,", lu a clump of plno trees on Cnrpentur mountain lu tho town of Pownal. Hon Jamln left homo Novomber 11 on a fox hunt. Ills dog returned Tuesday night, slncu when men have been searching the woods for tho missing hunter. This morning his gun with a broken stock was found In a wood road and tuither search was rewarded by tho discovery of the body, There Is no suspicion of foul play and death was unquestionably due to exposure. Ha leaves a widow and two chlldron. Ho was 37 years old. A RUTLAND ROY HONORED. Rutland, Nov. 19. Paul Ray Stln son, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. R. gtlnson of this city, and a member of tho class of 190 J, Yale, Law school, has been chosen as ono of four YaU men to tnko part In tho annual Yale-Harvard debate, WELL. KNOWN Y. M. C. A. MAN DEAD Rutland, Nov. 19, Word was re ceived here this nftcrnoon of tho death Saturday at a Rrockton, Mass., hos pital of Charleu A. Johnson, a formor secretary of tjio Rutland Young- Men's Christian association, who was well know'n to association workers through out New England. His stepdaughter, Mrs. Arthur L. Pierce, resides In JIk city, YOU CAN'T AFFOR.D NOT TO. CLAIMS LIQUOR WAS OLD. Druggist Ilrynn Xn It Wns Left When Ills License Kxplrrd. W'aterbury, Nov. 19. As a result ot the liquor raid last Wednesday eveniri! W. V. Rrvnn of Evans A- Rryan was given n hearing this morning be foro City Judge Krwln M. Harvey of Montpeller. State's Attorney Reiijamin Gates of Montpeller appeared for the State and the Hon. W. A. Lord of Mont peller nnd I'. -'. Moody of this place were counsel for Mr. Rryan. Tho hairing was In 1,. C. Moody's law offlee, The only e.'ldanco Introduced by the State was from the officers who made tho raid, who were Sheriff F. II. Traev nnd Deputy Sheriff .1. II. Hannon of Montpeller, Deputy Sheriffs W. J. O'Nc'l nnd C, C. Graves of this place. They testified as to the amount of Uquoi seized. The witnesses for the defence were Mrs W. V. Rryan, E. G. Evans nnd Myrton Pittersnn. Mrs. Rryan stated that the beer and nle which tho officers seized from theli private home was for her own persona! use and was ordered for medical us by her doctor. Messrs. Evans nnd Patterson both testified that the three boxes which the officers seized the night of the raid had been In tho store for over a year and a half and were cases left after Mr. llryan's license expired. Mr. Rryan testified In his own behalf nnd produced nn Invoice of thn liquor which the officers seised, the same be. Ing dated In April, 19W, when Mr. Rryan hnd n druggist license, The court reserved Its decision, ALDERMEN WILL NOT GIVE UP PLACES. Rutland, Nov. 19. The board of al dermen to-night by a voto of 9 to 2 declined to Approvo tho pioposed intended charter for this city on which a committee of ex-ninyors havo been at work S months, nnd which has been forwarded to the Legislature. Tho legislative commltteo on corpora tions will be notllled forthwith of the nldeimiiii's action. Tho disapproval was based on tho proposed lining away of aldermanlc standing committees, their places to be taken by commis sions of public safety and public works. WASHINGTON CO. COURT. Jndgr Inrrrr Promise tn (.lv It All III Spare Time ThU Winter. Montpeller, Nov. 19. The Bpteraber term of Washington county court recon vened this afternoon, Judgo Georfro M. Powers presiding. The docket was called and more cuses were set for trial than can possibly he reached before Judge Powers la obliged to go to Caledonia county, The caso of J, A, Oilman vs. Theodora Slayton, to recover n board bill of $23 Is now on -trial. Judge Powers announced (his nflornoon Hint final adjournment of tho tcitn will not be taken next week, but that after Caledonia county court completes Its December term ho will return to Wash ington county In January, If any time Intervenes before tho January term of supreme court. Tho grnnd Jury will meet Thursday af ternoon and w'U probably In- In .--i..,n nearly a nrel:. FOSTER GUEST OF HONOR. Attended tbc lliiniiiiet of (lie Midnight Chili In lllildh-hul y. Mlddlebury, Nov. 19. The second an nual banquet of the Miilnight club was held at The Addison this (veiling, about 1U memlieis from th.s pine.., Bristol nnd Now Hnveu being present. The guest of honor was tho Hon. D. .1. Fos ter, congressman from tho lirst dis trict of Vermont, who responded 1 tno toast "The President." The other spenkers were: C. H. Dann of Now Haven, "Vermont"; 1 C. Russell of this place, "Addison County." Ur. E. H. ; Weston Is president of the club and A. P, Roscoe, secretary. NIGHT FERE AT AT JERICHO. roitoltW, Irii(r .More, tiroeery nnd Tno DtTflllngs DcHtrojcd. Jericho. Nov. 20. There is very little left of the business portion of tills vil lflsft Threo times In the past few years fire ha.s eaten In the principal klrt'Ot, tho latest calamity coming this morning, when tho jKistofflce, nnd drug storo and dwelling of William Jnrk'nn, with the izroccry store of W. W. Chesmore and tho tenement nlmve It were burned to tho ground. Mrs. Snrn.h Jackson, who lives with her son, Mr. Jackson, over the postof tlce, was the first to discover tbc tire, which startod from' a defective chimney In tho unoccupied teno nmnt over tho Chesmoro store, and wiu then burning very rapidly. Sho g.ivo the alarm but the Humes were already be yond control. The vlhigti Is without lire protection and little could be done be yond saving what gno.1 could easily bo ' moved. Peter Gomo's harness sh.Jp, near the grocory store, wns In great danger but the volunteer bucket brigado managed to save It by oonstjuit wetting, water be ing brought from the river some distance away. The north wind was also In fa vor of the buildings across tho street, thu preventing a much moro serious dis aster. Peoplo In the village notod a strop odor of smoko eaily' In the even ing, but thouitht It came from chimneys. The estlmatod loss Is JIO.OOO, well cov ered by Insurance, . PASTOR INSTALLED. Tbe Rev. XV. II. Spenee over First Con gregational Church, lliillnnd. Rutland, Nov. 20. Nearly fi00 peoplo saw the Rev. William 11. Ppence of Cambridge, Massachusetts Installed as pastor of tho Plrst Congrexatlouat Church here to-night, succeeding the Rev, Dr, George W. Phillips, now ot Shrews bury, Mass., who terminated n sn years' pastorate In this city September 1. A council composed of the pnslors and lay delegates frr.m nil t'.e Congregations Churches in Rutland county and several clergjmer. from other parts of New E. -Kind met Mi. Spcco this afternoon i make evitn'nntlr.n ns lo his ecclesiastic 1 training and qti.eral litnoss for the past -rate. The foatuie of th" installation se . Ice this evening was an address by f Iliv. W. C. McElween, pastor of tho f-'hnwmut Church, Boston, who gave oi o of tho most powerful sermons ever heard In this oity on "Life, tho Mos'ago of tin Hour." He said Hint mnn can make him self what he will and too few distin guished hctween making n life and mak ing a living. He characterized life mak ing ns the Mlous opportunity of .i Christian pulpit. The former pastor, the Rev. Dr. PV lll s. gue the prayer of Installation. The charge to the pastor was given by the Rev. Nicholas Vander Pyl ot MarhU-pead, Mass., who paid a high tribute tn Mr. Spenee as a man and minister ns n result of a long, Inti mate acquaintance. The Rev. J. II. George of Rurllng ton gave tho charge to tho peoplo and the Rev. l- Laurlston Rullard of Urandou extended the right hand of fellowship. Tho congregation, over which Mr. Spenco Is installed, numbers nearly 7n0. The First Congregational Church Is the second largest In Ver mont. Tho present edifice was erect ed In June, lSf.0, It being the final homo of a little baud of worshippers who organized a Congregational so ciety In a log hut In 1773. TRIED TO UIIUAK INTO JAIL. Rutland, Nov. 20. Frank Rlckford of W'aterbury was r.rrestcd In this city late last night on a charge of trespass. Ha will be tried to-morrow. BIckford ear lier In the evening attempted to break an entrance Into the woman's quarters tho Jail and made himself otherwise ob noxious. Ho served a sontence at the House of CorncUon n year ago so ha was familiar with tho lay ot th land. FIFTH DISTRICT, I. O, O. F MEET ING, Newport, Nov. 20. The annual meet ing of the fifth district, I. O. O, F was hold horo to-nlitht with Evening Star Lodge, No. 37. A banquet was served at six o'clock by tho Indies of Rebekah Lodge. Two hundred members were pres ent Including members from visiting lodges at Island pond and Barton. Grand Master Caldwell of tho Province ot Quebec was the guest of tho evening. Sevornl grand lodge officers were alao present. WASHINGTON COUNTY COURT. Montpeller, Nov. 20. The Jury in tho caso of J. A. Oilman vs. Theodoro Slay ton returned a verdict lu Washington county court this afternoon for the plain tiff to recover 139.73. Tho caso of the Stnte vs. Metcalf, fel onious assault. Is now on trial. The re spondent Is charged with assaulting a Syrian peddlar named Mary Jarble at Woodbury last summer. Btato's Attorney llenjnjiiln Gates a.poars for the State, and W. W. Ia Point of Rarre, for the re-:londent. A specific for pnln Dr. Thomas' Ecleetrlc Oil, strongest, cheapest lini ment ever devised. A household rem edy tn America for 55 years.