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BURLINGTON. VT., THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 1907. NUMBER 42. IAPPENIHGS IN VERMONT. !iOca1 Ttems of Interest From All a of the Green Moun- tain State. THi EWS BY COUNTIES t Hie Wlnoonki Vnllcj-, Villftgea np North Prom the Inland In the Lake to the Pnaanmpslc, Alone Otter Creek ml by the Shorea of Wtalts silver Covered Spe clal Correanopdsnts. ADDISON COUNTY. BRISTOL. I Rr'stol has f-G children between five ami Klit years of ago, 212 between .S and 15 lears and 127 between 15 and IS years. there w 11 1)0 no ball tannic tills season be tween Bristol and Mlddlebury College M. F. Grcvcr and family liavo occupied lie summer house on Bristol Flats. A lumber from hero attended a party at Dr. Icorge Russell's In Lincoln Thursday Icenlng. Tho Bristol Uxlgo of Odd Fcl- s will observe the .th anniversary of lie order Friday evening, April Si. Mr. id Mrs. II. I,. I'armlea have returned om Flotilla when- they passed the win r Mrs, F Blauvclt returned Saturday I'rov den e. It. I., where Mr. HJauvelt lent last wc k-The Rock Springs Water uipar.y is laying new mains on West ll asant street Owing to a illsngico.meiu -tween Thomas Leonard and F. 1,. hackctt as to the transfer of the hotel Iroperty, Hart Casey, the clerk, has liarge.- R. A. Young Is able, to bo about I le house and Frank Blanchard Is more imfor'able. F Ci. l.avam has his now liw mill, built on tho site of the one l.irned two or three months ago, nearly -ady for business. L. O. Chapln opened bs new store Monday. iThorc Is a c.iso of scarlet fever In the limily of J. 13. Rider, and the house Is uar,intlnod. Mrs. O. W. Snedun will 'd the Christian Endeavor meeting at lio Baptist Church next Sunday cven- tg; Miss Mary Johnson, the junior Ihrlstlan Kmleavor. Tho Outlook club 111! meet with Irs. Hatch April 17: sub let, "Domestic Science. 'Tho Rev. C. N. Ihornus sold a. quantity of personal pro- l-rty at auction Saturday afternoon. C. SanLui of Burlington In town this leek. Sugar makers report are working Lglit and d ty. Mls.s Eovolyn Dumas is home from Charlotte. A business lectins of the Bairtlst Church will be rld Thursday evening at the closo of l ayer met ting. A. K, Grow and IS. J. lUrk visited C. C. Clark In Lincoln over finday. There was no preaching at tho lethodist Church Sunday, the pastor be rg at conference. Edward Van Den- Pirgh of Alburgh was In town over Sun- Iiy, on l.ls way to North Bennington, heie he has a situation. Frank Blan lard, who has been seriously 111 for veral weeks, was up and dressed Sat- day. C. C. Clark has made over 1.S00 liunds of sugar this season. C, J. Fcr- lisnn of Burlington will speak In the laptlst Church Sunday morning In the I forests of tho Anti-Saloon League. A ilon tunperance meeting will be held the Congregational Church in the even. lg. Miss Alta Cooley begun her school Fast Monkton Monday, Tho piano rc- Ital by Mrs. Shackett's pupils Friday renlng was attended by n large audience. Ihn proceeds are to be used for the benc- t of tho senior class of tho B. H. S., as class will take a trip to Washington (istcad of tho usual graduating exercises. I Mrs. Maurice Graves and child of randon arn visiting her grandmother, Irs. Caroline Bay. Patrick O'Neil's con- Itlnn Is Improving every day. Hoy Blck- 1 1 as gone to Bethel, where he has lork in a grocery stoic. Melvln X. Boss, who lives on H. It. ,'llllnms's farm In East Monkton, was ladly Injured about tho head nnd lliotilders by a log rolling; over him holiday afternoon. Tho doctors think lo has a good chance for recovery, but I'll 1 bo unablo to determine the extent If his Injuries for several days. Mr, loss moved from here to tho Williams lum several weeks ago. Tho Row rran!c Flotcher hits returned from inference. He will be hero another lear O. W. McKhann of this town. ns one of the successful candidates Ioforo the Vermont State hoard of harmacy at Montpcller April 3. Mr. Iundy of Burlington Is In town, oon iltlng with tho village trustees for lioio sidewalks. Frank Blanchard Is eported ns much worse. Lotters nd- Icrtlsed In Bristol postofilco April 16: Jrs. H. Li. Brush, Rov, Oenrgo E, Ty lr Mrs. Ada Bennett tit New Haven llslted relntlves hero Monday. Miss lortrudo r.irmalee, Is 111 with appen- lleltis. I William and Bert 1'rcston of Burllng- htl wore In town Tuesday and Wodnes- iy. Frank Blanchard died at Ins home ll Mountain avenuo Tuesday afternoon Ifter an illness of several weeks. IIu l.tves a wife and several children. The lineral will bo held at St. Ambroio's Ihurth Friday morning at 0:13. Mrs. N Gngo Is at homo from llardwlck. h'llllam Tntto had the end of his thumb at of and John McKlnnon, has thumb Jdly cut by a saw at the Bristol Manu- Iicturlns Co, Tho Rev, W. S. Bezanson as gone, to Massachusetts for a 10 days' Islt.-It Is rumored that Bristol Is to hvo a new Minimer hotel. Tho Rev. fatlur 1). E Coffey went to l'alr Haven . ednp 'dny to attend tho funeral of rather Lane. Maple sr-ar Is selling for to 11 cuit'i a i .mnd, and syrup, 70 to cents u gallon. Nell Sumner Is at lomo from Rutland, whuripp.teut last leek to work hi the ear shop. Melvl n riss, v. i 'i was iitjurcti .xonoay in .Mlillli- li-i Is In a ill al cond t.oa Tim kcarlett I'vor ciiseH iiiove to be of a ml'd cliarac- r, and aio doing well .Mrs, Sarah limns is nt home from Charlotte,- -Amoa : an of f i'" I was hero rues i , u, l ) l T ; ual vllUce l.ecili.g win h-i'i Aiim , VEF.GENNE8. The dealh occurred Friday cvinlng, April L', of Mrs. Clara. S. Ross, daughter of the Into W. G. and Clara 1'. Spmgtlo ami wife of Georgo W. Ross of this city. Tho funeral service was held nt St. I'aul's Church Monday afternoon nt two o'clock. Miss Genevieve Mnldoon return ed Friday evening from a visit to her brother, Richard Maliloon of New York city. Friday a party of civil engineers In tho employ of tho Rutland railroad mado n survey near the depot for the purpose, ll Is reported of putting In an underpass nt tho main railroad crossing. The wife nnd three children of Korlltll Mnlnructl zuk arrived In town Friday from Rusln, after n 13 days' voynge on the steamer Iladena from Hamburg. Mrs. Ruth Go?s of Troy, N. Y., I the guest of Mrs. F. L. Fish. The Homo Missionary society of tho Methodist Episcopal Church met Wednesday afternoon with Mrs. Belle Young. Molnday morning ni Henry Jones, a widely known former of Ferrls burgh, was on his way to Lewis Kel logg's of that town to shear sheep, he was taken with heart failure wheh near the residence of Nelson Sears. Ho fell out of the wagon and died In stantly. Mr. Jones, who was 33 years old. leaves n wife and son, CharW, and two sisters, Mrs. A. J. Ferris of Boston nnd Mrs. W. R. Roberts of Ynkmi'. Wash. The funeral was held at the house Wednesday at 10:00 a. m. Saturday and Monday farmcis re ceived from 24 to a! rents per pound for butter and 10 ei nls ped dozen for eggs Mrs. Irving Marten of Willlamsport. I'.i., Is visiting mother, Mrs. A. P. N'eedham. Mrs. A. B. Vandlisen's gasoline launch was put Into the water by William Baker Saturday E. D. Ramsay, who has been employed In Massachusetts for several months, returned homo Sat urday. Miss Flora Burge started Sat urday for Fort Wayne, Detroit, Mich., on a visit to her aunt, Mrs. Charles Booth. S. H. Burroughs of Burlington passed Sunday with his pnronts, Mr. .and Mrs. Solon Burroughs of Walt ham. MIs Julia Woodman opened h"r f.chool In tl.e Walter Clark district Ferrlsburg'h Mondav. The Congregational society served supper In the vestry of the church lat evening lit Fix o'clock. Mls Ellen G. Casey went to Burlington Tuesday to her brother, Frank Cacy. Mrs. r. A. Lee Is III. The Rev. J. C. Fisher has been returned for another year's pastorate of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The Rev. Earl T. French, pastor last year of tho Methodist churches of 1'anton and West Addison. Is packing his household goods preparatory to moving to his now charge at Shushan and West Arlington. Amos 1". Necdham shipped one carload of calves to Xew York Monday and has gone to Boston with a carload of cows and calves. Mrs. C. C. Tier of Waltham was called to Boston Monday to care for her daughter, Mrs. S. L. Wyeth, who I" 111 with scarlet fever. R. M. Denio has resigned Ills position with the Chnmplaln Telephone company. W. H. Norton, who some time ago purchased the American Hotel property from Mid. C. H. Colson of Burlington, hns made extensive reimlrs upon the Interior of the house and open ed It yesterday. Carter Devoid left Yes terday for Jamestown, N. Y. for a weeks visit. F. H. Barnard has opened a restaurant In the looms In the Ryan block lately occupied by Joshua Aldrlch. The Auxiliary of St. Paul's Church met with Mrs. C. E. Pnrltfr Tuesday afd rnoon. B. S. Goixlale has i t turned to Waltham after a two week's visit In West Addison. Tho last meeting of the season of the As You Like It club was held Tuesday evening at the residence of J. H. Donnelly. Mrs. Donnelly was nrsisied in entertain ing by Mrs. C, S. Haven, Miss Ada Cros by, and Miss Grace E. Klngsland. Th'i programmo was as follows; Paper, "America's Dramatic Instinct," Miss Jen nie Bristol; vIMln solo. Miss Grace Vlt tum and Mrs. S. R.Carsley; reading, "Six Effulgent Stars," Miss Grace E. Kings land; violin polo, Mls.s Ylttum and Mrs. Carsley; fifth net of "Twelfth Night" by the club. Dainty lefreshments were served. .Tuesday morning Dan, el Unro received a telephone message that his sou, Bert, of Springfield, Mas had been killed by the cars, nnd left on the noon train for that city. Mr. nnd Mrs. John Divey. who has been spending tho winter In .Tacluon, Mich., with their son, Robert r turned home Wednesday evening. Warren Barnes has returned to Troy, X. Y., after a few days' visit to her father, Judge J. W. Barnes.-Dr. G. F. B. Willanl, local health officer, recently spnt a sample if milk from the dairy of Louis Renaud, a milk peddlnr. to the Stnto laboratory to he examined and received notice from Dr. Henry D. Holton, secretnry of the State board of health that tho milk met the re quirements of the laws of l!Wt.-The Rev. N. Thomas Hater, who has closed a suc cessful ten days' revival service at the ISaptlst Church, Mlddlebury. will leaves to-day for Pownal whore he will conduct special revival (.ervlces nt the Baptist Church. Af the nnnual meeting of Jeru salem Chapter, No. i, Royal Arch Masons, the following officers were elected: J. A. Harrington, M. E. II, P.; N. G. Delano, K.: C. T. S. Pierce, scribe; W. J. Strong, treasurer: Q. F. O, Kimball, secretary: W. II. Jackman, C. H. ; Dr. S. R. Carslev, V. 8.; E. B. Pratt, R. A. C; G. F. Kim ball, M. of 3rd V.; F. A. Norton, M. of 2nd V.; F. A. Adams, M, of 1st V : J J. Bar nard, sentinel Mrs. Ruth Goss. who has been the guest of Mrs. F. L. Fish, re turned yesterday to Troy, N. Y Miss Clara Jacobs has been making n few days' visit to hor f later, Mrs. William Cameron of Burlington Mr. nnd Mrs, George Ever est and son, Russell, of White Crerk, N. Y., former residents of this city, were in town yesterday on their way to attend tho funeral of Mrs, Everest's mother, Mrs. S. W. Elmer of Addison. MIDDLEBURY. H. W'. Currier, the yopng Weybrldge farmer who attempted to kill himself two weeks ago, wits given a hearing Sat urday 'ininlng and adjudged insane. H was taken to tho usylum at Wnterbury that afternoon by William Jneksnu of this village. W. F. Hammond, an export In animal husbandry. Is In town. Ho has been transferred from Burlington to Wey brldt'e, whero h will bo superintendent of the farm piesentcd tho government for breeding purposes by Col. Joseph Battel!, Operations wero begun there Monday. Edward Seeley and family are moving Into tho IiPlne house on Court atieot re cently hniiKlit. Deputy .Sheriff F. E. Row ley of New Haven wns In town Saturday, -Asa lemenwny Is putting a bath room and stiurn heat Into lus'iosldenco on Court Htreet, W. W. Wood has returned from Boston.- -Miss Stella Tumor has gone to Monkton, where sho will teach school. Fred Pioditi, wliri has been dangerously 1,1 'a l"Vily ree ) er ng Jon ph Goyotto ml family of oybrlduo iro 'jiovlng here. Fred Mayo of Greenfield, Mass., who hns been visiting In town, hns gono to Burlington, where ho has employment. .Ininos Rourke of Oskosh, Wis., is visit ing relatives hero and In Brldport. Mrs. Dwycr of Albany, N. Y., Is In town. Monday market day eggs brought 17 cents nnd butter IB. Tho catllo shipment from this section Monday consisted of five carloads of cows, calves and hogs, four for the Brighton market nnd nno for New York city. Miss Jennie IiPan has returned to I'sex Junction where stio was called a week ago by the Illness of her sister, Mrs. L. J. Bruya, who Is slowly recovering. Flunk Crowley has returned to Rutland. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Calvl nnd daughter have returned from n few days In Marre. Messrs Carey nnd Remley, blacksmiths, have dissolved partnership. Mr. Caiey has bought out Mr. Remley, who remains In his employ. F. M. Crosby of Vergcnncs was In town Monday. The remains of Albert Denno wero brought here from Brandon Monday and taken to thu Catholic cemetery for burial. The Hon. D. J. Foster of Burlington will lecture on the Panama canal for tho benellt of Hie building fund of St. Mary's Church here Tuesday evening. April SO. Chnrles If. Frost, who has I been 111 ten dnys with the glrp, Is ahlo to bo out again. The Misses Lizzie and Stella Turner have moved Into the Newcomb house on Franklin street, which they purchased from the estate of Mrs.' Marietta A. Brown. The lar gest quantity of maple syrup brought Into town so for this season on any one day was Monday. Prices run for sugar from 12 to 14 cents per pound, syrup easily commands from 00 cents to $1.10 per gallon. R. J. I'.eeman of ltlpton, who got his left leg badlv broken In a runaway accident at Cav endish In January, wns able to come to town Monday afternoon. William Walter Hastings and Mrs. Hastings of Newark, N. J., are In town. Miss Ma bel Cotn has gone to Essex Junction for n few weeks' visit. Mrs. Caroline Hyde has returned from Ticonderoga, N. Y.' Mrs. Silas Kendall has returned from Rutland. George Mead, who re cently underwent nn operation for ap pendicitis, Is slowly recovering. Sam uel Bacon Is moving to the Stearns house on Seymour street. Miss Har riet Mend is xlowly recovering. John J. Hyde of Ticonderoga, N. Y.. Is in town "lor a few- days At the regular meeting of tho Potter chapter. No. 22, Royal Arch Masons, held in tho Mason ic hall Monday evening the lollowlng oflliers were elected: High prleit. Rev. W. T. Forsythe: king, J. E. Buttolph; scribe, J,. C. Drolette; trearfuier, D. C. Noble; secretary, W. H. Brewster; principal sojourner, C. J. Mathews; loyal arch captain, Geoige Mead; cap lain of the host. B. B. Brown; master of third veil, H. E. Day: master of second veil, R. F. Plnney; master of first veil, W. E. Knight; chaplain, A. W. Dickens; steward. I'red Person; steward, A. G. Frcegard; tyler, W. S. Huntley; organist, E. I T. Martin. They were Installed by Past High i rlest, Wllllnm If. Brewster. Deputy Sheriff II. E. Sanfnrd of Cornwall nrrestod Earl Peck of West Cornwall Tuesday, brought him to this village and puiced blm In the county Jail. Ho will lio him to Whiting Wednesday where he hud a hearing. He was charged with stealing $100 from William L. and Henry Galvln of that town. William W. Hope, who for three years ' as been manager of a lintel at Averlilll Park. N. Y., returned to town with his wife and children Mondav veiling They Intend to take up their residence here. Peter Laeke, after n year's engage ment, In Cornwall, has returned, to Mlddlebuiy, The Home Circle society of the Methodist Church held a well attended meeting with Mrs. A. IC. Carr Tuesday afternoon. Alex Gaudetteand family of Orwell have moved Into rooms In the Dyer block op Mnln street. Mrs. Paul Weston and tin en children of Stoubenvlllc, Ohio, are visit ing relatives In town. Earl I'eek, who was placed In tho county jail Tuesday on the chnrgo of stealing $100, was taken Wednesday to Whiting where the alleged theft is claimed to have been made, and bi ought before Justice Huhbard who bound him over to the Juno term of Addison county court. Ball was fixed at $400 which ho wns unablo 'to pro cure yesterday. A very pretty wedding took place at St. Mary's Church Wednesday morning nt eight o'clock, when Miss Anna Fran ces Halnon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Halnon, and John H. Hnlpln, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. Hnlpln, wero mar ried by Father J. D. Shannon. Tho bride was nttended by her sister, Miss Maud Halnon, and Mr. Hnlpln was ac companied by his brother, Frank, of Leicester, Mnss. The wedding march was played by Mls May Flynn. Dur ing the services solos were sung by Mls Ahlgall McNnll.i and Herbert Haley. Tho ushers were Charles Hal pin nrd John Halnon. In the evening n reception was held at the homo of the bride In Cornwnll. Tho Mlddlebury or chestra funlshed music during the evening. Mr. and Mrs. Ilalpln left for n wedding trip to Bridgeport, Conn., and New York city, and on their return will mnk'o Mlddlebury their home. Among those from out of town to nt tend the wedding wero Mr. and Mrs. Thomns Cnrrlgan of Plttsford. P.oger Rynn nnd Napoleon Boudreau have been elected alternates by Father Daley council, Knights of Columbus, to tho nnnual State convention In Fair Haven In May. Dr, Dickinson of tho Congregational Church will take for his subject Sunday "The Forgiving Heart of God": evening "The Kingdom of This World Is because the Kingdom of Our God nnd of His Christ." Judge J. E. Weeks has gone to Windsor whnro with the rest of the officers ho will mnko themonthly visit to the State prison The Rev. E. B. Harris of East Arlington, appointed pastor of the Methodist Church of Brldport, will be gin his duties Sunday. Before going to Brldport. ho will visit his brother, Chnrles E. Harris here, Merchant L. S, Knight Is mourning the loss of n box of collars which suddenly disappeared from the counter In his store tho other day. Mr. Knight does not care much about the value of tho goods, but tho collars were specially ordered for ono of his customers. Prof, and Mrs. II, M. Seeley have returned from Richmond. Tho board of examining Hurgooiia for pensions hud only two soldleYH before, them for examination nt tho hoiiiI monthly meeting Wednesday. Mrs, Isaac Shaplo went Tuesday to New York accompanied by her stepdaughter, Alice.--Town Clerk J. M, Burko re. ports that 230 Is the number of llcensos Issued for dogs to llvo In Mlddlehury the coming year -James M Tracy, commander of Russell Post, Is able to bo on tho street again utter a three weeks' Attack of tho grip, Mrs. J, W. Green hns returned from Enosburgh Falls. N. A. Brooks and Frank Sever ance have returned from Florida, wheru they have passed tho winter. MONKTON. Mrs. B. F. Eddy Is lit. .Mrs. A. C. Lewis of Mlddlebury is nt homo. Mrs. D. E. Meech and daughter, Myrle, were In Bris tol Monday.-Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Collins were In North Ferrlsburgh Monday. School commenced at the Bnro Monday with Miss Jane Dalton ns teacher, Mr. nnd Mrs. George Kcese or Lincoln weto at E. H. Palmer's SuiidHy The many friends of Mr. Frances Uidd will regret to learn of her falling health, SHOItEHAM. Mr. and .Mis. F. K. Pi-it have bought Edsou Wlssoll's placo In the village, and will move there when It Is vacated. Mrs. C. N. North. Stuto vice-regent of the Daughters of t lie American Revolution, has gone to attend th" annual meeting of the national so. lety to be held In Wash ington, D C this week. -Mrs. !'. W. Mc Kibbon began her duties ns principal of th Orwell high school April 13. Dr. McKlbbon has purchased the Abbey place in Orwell, anil will move there In the near future. Mis. Ella Junes and Mrs. js. E. Tottlngr.im visited Mrs. Hiithorno ut Brandon Inn last week. SALISBURY Miss Edna Goodrich, who has been pass ing a two werk-e vacation with relatives here, returned lo Gardner. Mass., Satur day where she will resume her duties as feacher. Mr. and Mrs. Alley Nelson of New York were guests of his patents, Mr. and Mrs. O. Nelson, Sunday. James Lmnorder, who Ins been III for some time, Is aide to be out J, N. Arlal, who has been Usltlng In Massachusetts three weeks, arrived home Monday night. Wlnford English has moved Into F. C. Atwood's tenement. Mrs. A. J. Wnln wrlght Is In Mlddlebury. Sadie Grace Is unable to attend school on account of ill ness. MONKTON JUDGE. Mrs. LyniHii Green and two children, who have hi en stopping for ll few Weeks with Mrs. Gri en's sister. Mrs. Lizzie .Shepnrd. have gone to Lincoln to live this simmer. .Mr. Green re mains hero for a few wetks longer to do work for which he has been en gaged. CORNWALL. Mrs. M. A. Hamilton, a former resi dent of West Cornwall but now of Portland, Me.. Is the guent of Mr. and Mrs. L. . Peet. Schools began April S with the following teachers: Mrs. Ylvinu Mnnohot-r. Miss Eva G. Foote, Ralph Peck of this town, Misses Delia Carpenter of South Burlington. Stella Foote of Charlotte and Nellie Stone of D. mby. Miss Kntlicrlne Orlswold went tliU week to Ni w York city. The Whatsoever club met Saturday with Mrs. Henry Jnir-s At the last meet ing of the Grange, with .F E. Foolo In charge of the cut'' iulnir.Mit. the mem beis were fronted to ;i. foast of ninple sugar sen eil ''''lit v.Tl'lous ways. The next meeting will . he held TJmsriUy evetilna. Mrs. S. If. Barnum nnd Mrs. C. F. Benedh t wll be the committee of entertainment. Miss Martha Janes Is homo again aftei a short visit 111 New York. Misses Alice and Gertrude Bar num have returned to Vermont Acad emy nfter the Easter vacation with their parents, the Rev. and Mrs. S. H. Barnum. LINCOLN. About r,0 of the townspeople tender fd Dr. nnd Mrs. Russell a house warm ing In the home to which, they hovo recently moved. A very enjoyable, feature of the evening was the plnno nnd violin playing by Mrs. Mabel Col lamcr of Bristol, a cousin of Mrs. Rus sell. Refreshments were served and a beautiful couch wns presented by llie company In remembrance of the occa sion. The snow- Is fast leaving nnd the rond.s are very muddy. Sugar makers nro veiy buy these days. The I'nlon Sunday school contributed $S.2,r. toward the Christian Herald's fund for the starving In Chlnn. While Mih. S. M. Leo wns carrying a large dish pan of hot sugar from one room to another, Thursday, she tripped on the stove and fell, bruising her hip and limbs badly. Owing; to her pres. ence of mind and sudden effort, sho was burned only on one hand by the sugar. The Lincoln Lumber company ami T. A. Morgan had serious break downs In their mills last wek. EAST MIDDLEBURY. Miss Mabel Boarclman, who has been passing the winter In Cleveland, Ohio, with friends, has returned here on ac count of the Illness of her mother, Mrs. L. B. Boardinan, Tho harness shop re cently converted Into ,i tenement, is now occupied by George Gove and family. Archie Wntson was at homo from Prne tor over Sunday. William Glbon has moved Ills barber shop to rooms under Good Templdrs' hall. l, W. Ross pur chased the Samuel Clark place recently sold at auction for $:on. Mr. and Mrs. Wnller .warden, who have occupied the A. G. Bushry tenehipnt for the past year, have stored their goods and taken rooms at the Green Mountain House, Miss Alice Kelsey and Mls Lena Woods have returned as teacher of the village schools. Mr. Pond, a student nt Mlddle bury College, preached nt the Methodist Church Sunday. Tho Rev, Dr. Washburn will be present next Sunday, when there will bo communion service. ORWELL. Tho Rev. W. Smith supplied nt the Congregational Church Sunday. D, L. Wells was In Middlebury Saturday. Mrs, Abblo Hurt .has fcold her placo In the vil lage to Mrs. Bascom. W.L. Roberts has sold his residence In tho village to Mrs. C. L. Stay, and has leased the land to T. P. Desjardlns for gno year J. K. Williams was In Mlddlebury last Saturday. W. L. Roberts returned to Albnny, N. Y Mon day. Schools huvo commenced ull but tho high school, which U without a teacher, -11. J. Sullivan was In Rutland Monday. F. B, Kimball has been making improve ments, C, L. Stay has sold his place to Mr. Boulla of Shoreham, T. P. Desjar dlns has moved to the (lodetto houso In tho village. LEICESTER. Miss Elsie Woof of Vergennes Is nt Georgo Leuneitt's. Myrtle Rlckert Is visiting her sister In Sudbury Mrs. John Cnnton of Hrattleboro passed last week with her paronts, Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Sparks. (Continued, on 2nd I'iisc. E Sixty Third Session of Methodists Formally Opened at St. , Johnsbury. RICH PROGRAMME PROVIDED, IIMinp Herry .Snys Its lllaliornleness Must Not Ilrnw .Members awny from Spiritual Influence of Mich a Gathering Ennorth I.engiie Earning. St. Johnsbury, April 10. Tho Clrd ses sion of the Vermont Methodist confer ence was finally opened n Grace Metho dist Church this morning by Bishop Berry of Buffalo. The bishop called at tention to the rich programmo hut said lt very elaborateness must not draw the members away from the spiritual inflii enee of such a gathering. The holy communion was conducted by the presiding elders assisted by lo other clergymen, when orgnulzition was per fected. Piesldlng Hlder Lewis Is ecie tnry of the conference with the Rev. R. J. Chrystle of Newport and the Rev. Wil liam Shaw of Lvndon. assistants, the Uev. S. H. Smith of RJehford is treasur er with the Rev Powler of Randolph and the Rev. C. D. Pierce of Johnson, as sistants. The Rev. Fred Daniels of I!nr nnrd Is statistical secretary, with the Rev. E. L. A. Barnes of Plttsfleld nnd the Rev. E. E. Wells of South Royalton, assistants. The nv. W. N. Roberts of Moretown Is the railroad secretary and the Rev. Dr. A. L. Cooper of Randolph Is blographlal secretary. Several changes wero made In the standing committees and announcement wis mule that the Rev. Dr. Theodore ?. Henderson of New Yoik, who had beui engaged to conduct dovotlonal services through the conference, could not come until later In the week. His appoint ments will be tilled by Dr. Harmon of Brooklyn. MEMORIAL SERVICE. Sixty-one pastors and five probationers responded to the roll call though over 100 clergymen are attending continence. Tile memorial service followed. Memoiinls I for deceased widows weio read as fol j lows: Mrs. Nancy C. Folsom. by C. S. Nutter; Mrs. Mary Willis by W. H. Davenport was read by W. C. Newell. Mrs Mary A. Flander by W. C. John son. A memorial of Mrs. Cella Elizabeth wife or A. J. Hough wns read by F. W. Lewis. Remarks wero made by W, M. Newton; W. If. Webb and E. A. Bishop, Mimorl.ils for W. A. Evans were tead by W. R. Davenport. J. O. Sherburne by L. O. Sherburne, and W. D. Malcolm by A. L. Cooper. At the opening scs.on In the afternoon tho missionary sermon was preached by the Rev. P. A. Smith of Morrlsvllle. his theme being "The Immediate Resurrec tion, or Reason for Missionary Enter prise." The hour devoted to the work of the deaconesses was opened with prayer by the Rev. I.. O. Sherburne of Bellows Palls, who presided at this session. The Rev. Dr. I VI ward O. Thayer of Spring field heartily endorsed this work and said tli church was neglecting the Christian method of reaching the world and relying upon public works. Miss Mary Anna T.iggart followed with a most Interesting description of her work at the New England deiconess homo 'n Boston, where sho is superintendent, praising especially the woik of Miss Flsko now on the pacific coast for her health, but formerly of this conference. Sho urged the necessity of a larger homo building nnd tor funds to carry on tho fresh air work. At the beginning and close of her address she gave a solo with autoharp accompaniment. EPWORTII LEAOFE RANQl'ET. At six o'clock the Epworth League had a banquet In Pythian hall wheto 260 cov ers were laid, Owing to the lateness of the hour tho after-dinner speaking was abridged, but Carl II. Turner, as toast master, presented the provident of the local league. Miss T.ll i Johnson, who greeted all In a gracious manner, the Rev. A. J. Hough of Groton, who gave a poem full of humorous and practical Illustra tions nnd Bishop Berry, The latter spoke of the social side of the church, emphasiz ing his well-known position against umusements nnd urging that the clergy provide harmless amusements for the young people nnd develop the social side In their work. Tho church was crowded to the doors to night to hear the Rev. Dr. E. M. Hand til of Chicago, general secretary of the Ep worth I.ngue, who gave an inspiring address on the great work this organiza tion Is accomplishing and the possibilities for aggressive Christian work In the fu turo, FOUR POUNDS TO A TREE. r.stlnialcil Vermont's Maple Snunr Crop In 20,00(1,000 Pounds, Rutland, April 1 ". G. H. Grimm of this city, manufacturer of sugar mak ing Implements', estimates that tho present maple sugar season will be tho best In 15 years, reports from all parts of the Stato made to him Indicating thnt tho yield will ho four pounds to n tree, Based on last year's report that 0,000,000 trees wero tapped tho output of 11)02 for tho State would bo 20,000, 000. COMPROMISE VERDICT. Pliilntlrr Annnled ISa.S;i Was Offer ed IST. before Suit. Moutpellur, April 17. The Jury In tho case of George W. Freeman vs. -s-tnto of J. P, Donovan returned a ver dict In Washington conn ty court this afternoon for tho plaintiff to recover 3 1 S3.S3 and costs. This suit Involved tho alleged forgery by Donovan of three notes. It wns a compromlso ver dict reached by throwing out ono of ths notes In question Before the suit wns brought A. J Howe, administrator of Douovau'a estate, offered the plain- IT. tiff $153 In settlement of his claim. Tho case of A. If. Emerson vr. C. M. Lndd, to recover $230 alleged duo for logs, wns taken up this nftornoon. II. C. Khurtleff for plaintiff, Harvey & Harvey for defendant. CASE NEARLY tENT OVER. Government's Prosecuting Cnstletnn Itnnkrnnt nn Single Count. Rutland, April 17. Tho case of tho Cul led States vs. Edwin J. Wetherbeo of Castleton, charged with violation of the federal bankruptcy laws, for tho trial of which the present session of the United States court was convened In this city, had a narrow escape from going over, Judgo J L. Martin of Hrattleboro. as tho result of a demurier by tho respondent's counsel, having found two of tho three counts In the Indictment against Wether bee faulty. District Attorney Alexander Dunnett of St. Johnsbury, however, de cided lo go to trlnl on tho single count, which simply charges the respondent with having concenled $1,310 In cash when he made out his schedule. The other counts dealt with the making of falso oaths. A lot of evidence was put In by the government to-day. One man testified to seeing Wetherbee have a roll of bills ns large as a man's two hands nt the store about n month before ho became a bankrupt. Counsel for respondent ob jected to this evidence but Judge Martin admitted It subject to exception on the district nirorn"y's claim that It would show that If Wetherbee had a large sum of money before he filed his petition, and the books of the store did not show that he had spent ll, it must have' been on hand when he went Into bankruptcy. INTERCITY CONTRIBUTES. (iood Progress Heine; Mmfr toward Itnlslnc 1,000 Fund. Montpeller. April 17. Tho directors of the Intercity Athletic association started out this morning with subscription papers In both eitles and up to this evening good progies.s had been made toward ra'slng the $l.of) necessary to have on ha ml when the Intercity team goes" Into the New Hainjishlre State League. Suhsrrptlons of $10 or over nnd as low as $2 are solicited and few marble hearts have been met to day. About $400 worth of stock yet in. mains unsold and some who wero ap proach d to-d.iy took a share or more of stock InFttaJ of contributing outright to the fund needed. A. W. Daley returned this morning fiom Manchester. N. II., where he went to as sist In making up the schedule for the 42 games to be played by each team during the IT weeks of the season.. The Intercity team will open the season nt Nashua May 11. The first game to h played on the Intercity grounds will bo May 17 and 1 with East Manchester. Montpeller-Harre nnd Burlington will meet for the first time May 2S at Burling ton. HAVE CUT RAFT OF LOGS. MIHh In .South of Slate Well stocked tor All Hummer. Hrattleboro, April 17. The lumbering season, which hns Just closed in this sec tion of the Stite, finds the various mills stocked with a supply of logs which will jkeep them busy most of the time until I snow comes ngaui. Lumbering operations I have been carried on more extensively than ever before and lumbeimen say th" value of the timber cut exceeds that of any previous season The largest lumber concern In this part of the state is tliV Deerlleld Lumber company of Wilming ton. This company has cut 1C,ooa,rl feet of timber the past season, keeping Kft mpn bu&y In the woods of Somerset. Stratton and Glastonbury. They are now find ng employment elsewhere, but they will re turn next season. The company plans hereafter to cut 2n,0OV-10 feet annually on a basl.s of sclentiilc forestry. The com pany's new railroad from Wilmington to tho timber tract, n distance of IS miles, has displaced the former method of ftoit ing the logs down the Deerflld river. Three mills are beng operated by the Ja maica Lumber company. The one nt Ja- inalca hns l,."A).nc0 feet of logs waiting to ;bo sawed. The Gallup Lumber company 'of Jamaica has cut :.000.f1 feet on the west side of Stratton mountain and 5M, 000 feet In Bondvllle. A. H. Btnrk h.m about 300,C1 feet In his yard In Jamaica village. About G.OcO.OfVl feet of logs are waiting to bo cut at the vnrlous mills 'n and near Londonderry, nrd several mil lions more are waiting nt the nine mills nre wnltlng at the nine mills In Halifax, where the dilly capacity Is ffi,W feet, tho llvo mills In Marlboro and others In Wind ham, Hrookllne, Newfane and TownshenU, MOVING SOME LFMBEIl. Many carloads of lumber on tho West River railroad between Drattlcburo nnd South Londonderry have been liauled out on to the main line In the past few days. This han given opportunity for setting empty cars on the sidings, nnd so far ns It goes the Improvement Is appreciated by the shippers, particularly of lumber. It Is sold, however, that the lumber men's association, which a short time ayo decided to attempt to compel better service, will not change Its position and ns soon ns State's Attorney R. c. Ba con can get tho desired evidence togeth er nn nppeal will be mado to tho Stato board of railroad commissioners. Tho freight yards both noith and south of the rnllroad stntlon have become bad ly congested, and a yard master from New London has been called to clear tho ynrdn. Central Vermont officials say that within a short tlmo the 40-pound rails between Brnltleboro and West Diim merston will be replaced by 72-poi:ml rails, which will be taken from some part of the southern division where still heavier rails nro needed. AGED MAN DROPPED DEAD. Pa trick While f,f Hrut llrhoro 1. ernes Aunt Nrnrly 100 Vrurs Old. Hrattleboro. April IC.-P.itrlck White, aged 89 years, dropped dead at tho homo of (lis niece, Mrs. A. J. Morris, this morn tn if t 8:30 o'clock. He hnd been out for a Bhurt walk and had Just returned to tho holme when he sank dead Into a chulr, Hu was born In Whltlngham June 21, 1S17, and worked during his last years In many different places Including towns In Massachusetts and Vermont. Ho worked ut tho Estoy organ xliops In tho year lk'O and then learned tho trudo of u bucksuwyer which he followed until he was S3 years old. Ho married Miss Phoebe Mafhor Brown, who died seven years ago. Ho leaves n brother and hns nn aunt, Mrs. Clapp, In Dcerlleld nearly 100 years old. HOME GAMES OF VERMONT TEAMS Concord Scheduled to Open the Season at Burlington, Fri day, May 17. GAME HERE EACH HOLIDAY, Plrist Appenrance of Hip Inlerelt; Tenia In lliirllncfnn Set for Memor ial liny .Inly !, nennlnglon Il.it lie nnd l.nbnr Hay Gnmcis Here. Manchester, .V. if.. April 10 -The sche dule committee of the New Hampshire Slate League finished Its work t"-nigh nnd n meeting of the league off dais wi'l be called at once for formal approval ot tho schedule. The two Vermont tearrs are down to meet for the firs' t.ir. on Memorial dnv when the Inten ity eS,'r -gatlon will plnv at Burlington tl.o morning and Burlington will pla- at Ii -terclty park that afternoon Hulling ton's first nt home game Is with Conceal Friday, May 17. Builington gels a mor -lug grime with Bnrre-Montpeller Julv t, two with Nashua, on Bennington Ba'Hi day and two with Concord on Iihjr d.., Rt'RLTNOTON AT HOME GAMES. The 12 at home games of Burlington fol- l low, the name of the opposing te.i n p-e.- ccdlng tho dates; Nashua June 2S and 20, July 31, A igust 1 nnd 10. a. m.. p. m. West Manchester lune 10 and CO, Ju'.y fi nnd S August ! and 10. East Manchester May V) and 21, July 21 and ?A August 17 and If. Concord May 17 and IS, July ,0 and 10, September 2. a. m., p. m. I'r.inklln June 12 nnd 12, July 22 ind 21, August 7 and S. Liconln June T, nnd 0. July 10 and 20, September P, and t. , B.irre-Montpelier May 20 a. m., J'n o i 13. July 4, n. in., August 21, September 5. INTERCITY AT HOME GAMES. The Barre-Montpeller team wnl h.i lt first at home game Mny 17 with Kns Manchester. The dates of the ot ler In tereitv games follow: Nashua June 2 and 27. July 20 and X August 17 and It'. Went Manchester June 21 and 22, Ju'y fi and 1o August 7 and S East Manchester May '17 and IS, J ilj .11. August 1 and ltf, a. m., p. m. Comord May 20 and 21, Jul', f! V' 1 S, September 3 nnd 4. Franklin June 10 and 11, July 10 arj jo. August 0 and 10. Ixiconla June 7 and July .2 ond 2,! Seplen her 2 a. m., p. ni. Builington May 20, p. m , .Inn. 1 nni 14, July 4 p. m.. August 'it, Sep', mh. 1 GETTING NEARER HOME. T. X. Vail of l.j-ndon llle CIomch Out South American Interests. I.yndonvillo. April IS. The Hon. Theo dore N. Vail has closed out his extenslvi interests In Buenos Ayres, Argentina, and I though he will not retire from acttv business, yet witnouc nis houtn Ameri can enterprises he will be enabled tu spend much more of his tin e at 1' i beautiful estate, Speedwell Farms, abous two miles from this village. Mr. Vail came hero about 20 years ago after retiring from the management of the American Boll Telephone company and on tho sightly foothills overlooking the Passumpsic valley bought n hous 1 which he has repeatedly enlarged until It Is to-day one of the finest homes In the State. His farm of 1,500 acres con tains some of the finest blooded slock In the State, improvements nro continually being made snd this se.tson hu will lay out new gardens and build now green houses. BOI'TINE OPENING XT. S. COXTRTS. Rutland, April IC Only routine matters Incident to the opening of court wero given attention at the adjourned session of I'nlted States court which opened In this city this afternoon. All the court officials were In attendance except Clerk Johruon, Marshal 11. W. H.HKj act r.g an deputy clerk. The case in nst E. J Wltherbee of Castleton. who is under In dictment for alleged viol itlons Tf tho bankruptcy laws, will be tried to-morrcw. This case Is of more than usual Interest. RXTLAND PHYSICIANS MEET A quarterly meeting of the Rutland County Medical and Surgical society was held here ti-dny with 2S members present, the attendance being th" largest spring meeting in its history. Theie were papers by Dr. II D. Holton of Brattloboro, Dr, H. II. Stone of Burlington, President Caverlj of the State board of healtll and several other local physicians, FIRE DAMAGES BENNINGTON MILL. Bennington, April 16. The Bradford Knitting company suffered a serious loss this morning by a tire that started in tho machine card room. The members of tho firm say It Is Impossible to tell the extent of tho damage, which will bo heavy Tun automatic sprinklers drenched nearly f, entile mill and the Injury to tho finish d nnd partially finished goods Is large. The mill luis been running day and niRt and the shut down for necessary rcr-ai in the card loom and the Injury to the stock wilt nuke a heavy loss. IMPETUS GIVEN PROJECT. Suliscrlulluu Hooks for CroNs-Stute Hull ts ny Open May 1, A'ext, Montpeller, April 10. Interest In tho pro posed Rutland and Montpeller Railroad company Is given a new Impetus by thu advertising of tho commissioners In this city and Rutland that subserptlon books will be opened In the two cities May 1, next, for subscriptions to the capital stock, Henry O, Carpenter and Henry F. Field will havo chnige of the books at Rutland, and A. J Slblcj and J. G. Brown