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VOL LXXXI. NEW SERIES VOL. LIII.
WARM WELCOME GIVEN BRYAN. i . ....I mi.-.-.!! ),., ,u tue iiiwu oi .uiiiiiipsov. Democratic O ramoner Ecirins Hisian nPi'c'l,ll,n f'"- which wnR sicneii ihu 9 mortilns by Stnto's Attorney Uenjaniln Third g. ir of Vemiont I o iciously 'S MEfATslITE RIVER JGT. IB 7rII;Mcri ii oii-Pnr(lvi,i Ailtlrcs There .llet liy 2,'li'm People nt sf. ,l,,,ns Iiur.v inn! .speaks to Tvn Audt cni'o Conies In The Strong This Afternoon, Johiis'mr,, Anrll 14. --Col. Wll'.lim J. t rynn a . rd our of Vermont began at U 'i tc River Junction this noon nnd has seen a t'. ntinuo'iM ovation nil along the i nc VU 1'rst vl-nt wits ut Hurllngton In vf,l ll til r VJir I lll.f hn enr,!,... nt i if tn. ci. Tl, - tour of New ITnglnnd Is; ' ' ' c- of tho Now F.nglnntl n ! . I 1 I'r 4't.'B.W. I ...-M.. nr.. I I . ., I i 'I. IMItor Alexander r i - if i, n N. w Haven Fnloi, acd l' ' II' l!l IT, Fin, I U'illkm. nf 1',, 'mv n n t -. , x.v-utlve committee, ao- u-nti- in it-i at White River JUnC- em Kir, I 11 -o It M. .1. Wlllvh I!,,v- Trn -r a id Fruil: Collins of West iH -te.n A.cr-r. if- f-iis,. whn rr.-ithcrcd lhi.r nnr ip t ,vit demo .-ratio commoner 1 11 I I 111 . . lip nrmrit m. . .,f l. - ' ' o i-.ii'ii-inu League; 1 iv Hi.-'"n.l H If owe, I)t. 1!. M. Mc- wenri, c irge A'seim, Fred G. Hundy, Mries .' r.it Frmk v.-. Hastings, nun'- una ii, naries i. w alter tu nuiir i- all nf yt. Johnsbury; Oeoigo o rnno Kycc-ite; W. S. .letTers, Lyn- TO, lie. A H Pratt. Lyndon- Tlr n- I lak- and J Tr-fern, LymlonvMi.-; p Rev T r T.eiinrd anil William 13. rjr! n v..-.,!- n T7-.,n.t.i s rt Tn niPrllntt lv on the nrrlv.il of the .nn iro parry in? taken to tile .Tune on Ho is where a illnner was server! the dlsting'lshod guests anil to Hie 1 ,.i .1 iniu luvcr ltll.1 I.Ml nn.l C T..1...-.1 -- Tie i.i ts orera hons. u-.n .r-r....,i..,i tif il inrs n il t'olonel Hrynn was .i ihiii ririlllll."en l.v l.'m.l- i .,.1 After "ie np; laii.se linil snliRl.lerJ ""III lil.-ln III I res.vi.r Ihr. r.i.ii.v.1 tr, w lj J U. nrur mil a tvnrter from the sub. "i 'ie Aurnsc .Man." The niJilr.MH ...... i i' i tK-ii'iv in iprriinr ml nM. ' ...... L.ii.-Muii oiiiiii inir Knm.. the most poimlar ilvmamls In our 'Vermin t tn-nny 'olone' J' -an f eiimntly pr.ilsil Tre.si nt H ins i t imil never enticlsed him. fur' hi f , 1: "i ,i ot nef,,j t0 ,nfll;o a ltl il spee, , for tin. PrettMent l -,,,!. m. ?f i for me nnd with nnieh ! il 'ecr to KiTifelf than I wouM ln- s frequ.-nt eoinpllmentnrv Hu. lis tl the T ri'ililenl ell.-lin.l ., , in wiunfj;rii tup it. his keen thrusts at feonie ' f t' TVti.il.lleim party Tirouclit out .... i Him i.jij- mini mi. uemoerats. vner n i -loquent n.ldre-.s tho party ti n 'il lr IV, irj i. -., .. ,,,,,, 11. illll.UL'l fir Jo., n -bury. i:,l-.ir,i t. iv..n. 'le riSSftlCir ,len.lt-tmf.Ml i. n ,t MT'ne iif,,i oversight nf th .i 1 fir t.rfi.. ms l.eld l,y I.prny' H, """ ii t'lipjineer lh'. illvlon of tho system. fin V ft Whit no;- Jnnetlon 15 " Lit - Vit Hncrlne er TInwe htnui-ni nto "Whs River on time anil was per a'lv ".ir.ltnl i,y frilonel Hryan for his k1 ivr V:. 'he trip up th- Connecticut vallev moat ie) L-hlfi.l feature nf ihr. ,1.... Nnel Hrnn won In tho best of hu- ".''I'niK'ie fn:r,vinr? en. rrii-..taf.., ft'"'i"ii mountains ine snr w f.an-...i i.'t-. - i' ... .. ,iii 1 it nir mivlo ":m- ni.i. n... i . - ...... .in- nn-iiui'l luht At r.Hrlee he v.-ns met by a eheereil At nnother plaee n roo,! lliocrit mistnnlf Cnlnnr.! T-.,. t- braskan pfateninnn nmi nui.-r.ri i.r.i..i ' .in," iiir i ii,. ' v-'..';i- van tn lnlrnfinr.r. ul.i. i,, - It'.i. Ill i, nn. tRYAN JOTXS t.-a-t vivs r. . .... ... .... .) i.ijiii. ' iin iv iri w.ih in.1 o, r.i i.-.. ' "..ii iwiijre ' ' serveu a sx o'clock dinner Hale's Tavern. Here at tho head irter.s of thr .Ww EnKnml Fnt .Mon's b. C ' PiM received royal wel- iniu inin- orBfir'z.-ttlon tlpplnir the wil,, r.i i7 ,, fi.lliou to e the cars for St. Johnshnry n dele Ion of IS me h'm from Richford, 100 cs away early ;.rM pe,iplo were at tho St " " " nu llo such wn has been seen since pr(.H, jin.. nsniirv nin n n, . , . , ' "ur nuiomoDiie.s k the party to Music Hall, Colonel . " ' iuvosi h new rlnrr ear Hero ho ,vnn frrnrefully roduced by the Hon, KHnha m,iv "t" noors and onel Hryan rrnvo )irr.ctlcally tho S linll lt'.1B rrnn'iln.! - 1 . - j in .,ui.-rir us in mo niternoon with ew more nnt stntiei- i :i Ki t'olonel iirrmi h.ai i 'it l" i no rflnw meetlnff at the Stnnloy opera ISO anil BDOICO for near . nn - i' .'"iiuin iitlll proupcRlrl tho common people, whom ho nalrl stltuted !f pir cent, of tho Amori peoplo. Hnrlnnd I!, Ho wo presided tho oppra house rratboiliifr Intro lntt both speakers here, --n- . .... ..(.,,,,,, ;,vv,i inn same eeli at both hnlls. inaklntr stroiiK tor Rovernment ownershln of mil. ds. He said this doctrlnn might appeal especially to citizens of ' " fry ra ¬ il wnH owned hv ai...,..i .. .'"'.inini'iia, i ork or Cnnndlnn eomni-n n,..,u elnslnrr ho emphnsl7.ei tho artvenJ nf tho pnrcel post ivv,ir.i, roadH nnd express conipnnlpg by r Influenco In r'unri... i,..- ... . mi v u II i- a nlnnlA.l olone) tlryan wok the frurst nf for. Representative Humly to-nluht leaven for RurllnRton to-morrow ' ii uicaaon ar.n i nupt, noorco W. Crco of tho St ...uiy a: who timnnila n railroad LICENSE IS HELD UP. lm Wiirriinlii I'riicefillnKn In(ltu(p,l iikiiIiiK MtililtrMrx Comin.Nilniir. (Kpetl.il t" Tho Kreo 1'ress.) -Montpellpr, April 24. JtnlBo John II. Wntnon of the suiupme court court this anernoon slfmeil a petition for ipio wnr rnnlo proepeiliiiRs mralnat K. Densmore, W. U. Vnim'hnn uml K. J. Hull, llcensr; eominllnners of the town of Mlilillesev Hales. This writ is returnable tn tlin Mm term of supreme court. The petition ralli upon the license com n.lfslonris "to show what rl:ht tney have tn Intrude themselvps Into tin; nfhee of lleeiire commissioners for snlil town nf Mlibllccx ami to PNnrclse anil claim tr, eXM-clse the rlKlits, powers anil duties of tlmt olllce." In other words the commit sloiiera are called urcm to show why thev are holdlnrr the ofllce nf llceiire comtnln sloners. They have until May 1 to file an nr.sttor to this petition. Th's netlon Is brmiRht on tho pround that at the nnr.unl March meeting In M!d illeex four Illegal votes were c-ist for license, which save a mnjorlty nf two for lleeiife. the recorded vote belntr yes ft!, no fit. The Claim Is fct lltl also In tile not It Inn that the majority of tho lepal voters In Middlesex voted nn on the rnif.ellrtn "bViiII license bo irninted for the sale of Intoxi cating Hquor." This Will put a Ston to Issnlmr nnv llenn- es In that town until the supremo court h:iH passed upon the question. MEETING FOR WALLINCFORD Tomik. In .South of Hiitlmid County .eei! !tlrrln l IUilland. April 24 County Examiner W. 1'. Abbott of Pro. 'tor has arranged n iuw Vermont mietltiK to be held at Wulllnirford May 0, with addn saett by i-tnte Superlnt..nilent of Kducatlon Jin., son S. Stone. I-'rnnk I., (ireene of Mt. Albans nnd U M. Fllnn of Sprlnirflehl. In the ufternoon there will be n meet !nt; of school FU'ierlntendent". to dls euss school sniiervli-loii. centrallzatlini and transportation. Pome of tho com missioners In the towns in the sintithcrn part of this county which would nat urally form n combination for super vision, namely n.mby. Mount Tabu-, M'nllioKfonl, Clarendon, Trn and Tin mouth, have not fallen 111 with tl.e i)m nnd the Plne school authorities hive planned the meetlnrv with a view tn presentlntr tile phases of the new edu- cationni law to them from various standpoints. THIED GENERAL KILLING. Wnlrrfonl Pnincr Cbnscil Woinnn llh Cut IIIm Tlirnnl. St. Jehnsbaiy, Apill "l.-Kdwerd Col- iiim. an unnpimcii fnnver about ,",.i years old, living at West 'iVniorford, attempted "tilclde late Monday nlplit by cuttlnst his throat wltli a razor. TViniv. n... ...... theories leKardlnrr the affair. The first, ' e.)ire.fe-l by a physician. Ii that ilir. m.i i Is violently hsnnn Ti.n t.. .i.. ..in.-, let illltl Collins was jealous of hl housekeeper. This woman, wl is nnmn-ri...i n...i about ST. yearp old. Is said In I, r..., with him fiTm Canada nhnut seven years nfro. She has two children. U ii' said than another man hid been about the place a booiI deal of late, a fuel which aroused tho dlspWsuri' of Collins. Accord'nK to the sto-v told "n- the wom an, Co'llns rune In late Momli" nlrrlu and cettlnsr an ax nroeeed.-d tn ,ir.,,,.ait.i, all tho furniture. Including n nrw (.owlni; machine. She elairrs that he atlcmpted to kill her. rushing a! her rei,"i!edlv with the a.v. lie then went to the lnrn aid Willi a knife cut the h-rness In bits, nc rolurnnd tn the h.-.t -e ami cut his throat with a razor. The woman nnrllVil a nelirlihnr of Mm affair, v.-ho. In turn, pave the altrirt to others. First Selectman W.llis Ur.kcr . ail ed Dr. .1. M. Allen of this villus v.'aen Mr. H.iker np-lved I'ollins nn- pirently wished to sp.'ak but was unable to di bo. When be was irh en ii:m..i- uml pencil hp wrote, "I did not mein to kill the womtin." Collins was brniifjht to the I'mntPl hen, In a critical condition and probibly can not recover. ACCEPTS RRA'l-TI.KnORU CA1.I,. Hratleboro. nrll a.-f'uiiiifesimin t.-ii. tridRe Hns;ln. S"!.'.or warden I lie V.trvme.i nf Ihr. li..li.i.l i- "'' '- i.,'..t tip ii ''hurch, receive! v.ord tlr.. :.i.irn!n;r fro"i in" lii'i-. iv. j. iinmuio'i or Urliware City, Dp!., statlnK that he h.u dncldid to nc.'i-pt the call of the local i'.plseopal Church and will occupy t!;e pulpit June 0. He will fill the vacancy caused by the reslrnntlou nf tho Rev. K. T. Mithlson. Tho will f;o to Massllo-.. The Rev. Mr. Hamilton has hen In Delawaie city for the paft seven years and prey'nns to that time passed sevon years abroid In study. Tlie vestrMTien decided some time nny tn call Mr. Hamilton hut It was noces-ary to ijo throu(Th som" formality tn ob ain the consent of H'shop Hall before the coll could be mnda d!re-tly, The conent of liie bishop was obtained and the ca'.l then lisued and accepted. RECENT DEATH. The flev. Oeorrr . AVHklna. The denth of the Rev. Georso A. Wll Ulnn occurred at hln homo In West I.on anon, N. H., the mornlns; of April 1S Tho funeral was held In the Kplscopa! Church Sunday afternoon, April 21, at two o'clock, and tho burial was under Mnnonlc auspices. Mr. Wllklns was born In Columbia, S. C, nnd was 7; years old. He la survived by his wife, formerly Mlrs Mary Maek of this vi cinity, and live, children, nil of whom were with him at tho tlmo of death: Gforuo W., of IfCbanon, Mrs. Mabol Gray of Camdn, Mrs. Maude Wardli; of Hrooklyn, N, v., Miss Gratia of New Vork city, and Arthur H., of West Leb anon. Mr. Wllklns was pastor of the Raptlst Church at Grcen'a Corner some 20 years hko, and In after years, hav ing taken orders In the Kplscopil Church, was the rector of St. John's tu HlRhR-ntp, moving to tlmt place from Ilethel where lin was the clerRyrr.in fur inaiiy years. Hleven years nKO, m. took up Ilia permanent residence In Weit Lebanon, K. H., and became, nsslstuiit editor of The Uuidmnrk at Whlto Riv er Junction, besides iIoIiir spe. lal work for ccveral new)apers In this State and New Hampshire until fnlllnK health con-vpellcd hi into kIvo up tho work a few weeks njro. Mr. Wllklns held manv town ofllces in West T.elinnr.11 nnd while not holding a pastorate, was ever ready to fill tho pulpit In Whlto rtlver Junction nnd surrounding towns. and was nn Indefatigable worker !n his own church- HAPPENINGS IN T, Local Items, of Interest Prom All Parts of tho Green Moun tain State, THE NEWS BY COUNTIES The Wlnoonkl Vr.llry, Vlllnces np North From the Island In the I.p.Jjp to tho rn.sump.le, Alone Otter Creek nd by the Shore of White River Cohered by Spe c!nl Corrriori?nts. ADDISON COUNTY. VER GENNES. 1'atrlek Henry Connors, son of tho Into John ( minors of this city died at Worcester, Mliiei., Wedlies'day, April IT, fiom heart trouble, atced ."il year:!. Jin leaves a wife and three children I'.lla M., Martha, 1.. Ii. and George It., nil of Worcerter, a mother, Mrs. Hrldijet (Col lins) Connors of Rurltnytnn, tour sin ters, Mit. Wlllinm Patterson of Monk ton, Mrs. Hniley Gardiner nf Ferris burgh. Mrs. Ilezeklah Stone of New 11. 1 'ii Mills, Mrs. John Cannon of Rut land, and two brothers. George H. Con nnrs of Hast i'orser and John If. Con nor of Wor -ester, Mass. ?.)r. Connors was bom in Plattsburgh, N. V., but resided In this city and the neighboring town of Ferrlsburgh for a number of years until he moved to Worcester about 2U years ago. The body was brouijlit here FrlJ.iv and burial made in Prospect cemetery. It was accom panied by the widow nnd her nephew. George Ringer, of Worcester, ..lass. . The will f the late Mrr. I ucy Can- of Addison has l.een admitted to probate and the day of hearing set for May in C. II. Strong and Capt. C. K. Parker have been appointed en-administrators of the estate of William G. HIMiy -ind P.. G. Norton and J. G. Hind,"-, com missioners and appraisers. Mrs. C. K. Nlngley and two clilldren and Mrs. t I.lttle of New Haven were gueyts of Mrs. Mooes Gin-row Friday. I. M. Mar tin of Willinmsport. Pn., has Jolne,,l his wire at her mother's, Mrs. A. P. Ne.-d-bam, for a few days' visit TTi Rev. J. Un'l 1,01112; of Rethel gave an addiess tn the Interert of the Vermont tate Anti-Saloon Jyengue at the Congrega tional Church In New Hi'-ven Sunday. Mlss I.ulu Tupiter of J'orlmd. .Me., Is vlsitlns' her sister, Mrs. Amos p. Ne-'d-Iuut". F. A. Preston has been appoint ed administrator of the estate nf Henry .'oiien of Ferrlsburph ami C. S. Martin at:d IT. P.. Collins, eoinmlssliuiers in, I j i:i,pfil-ci's-. Mr. S P.. Car.dev passed I Sunday In Tlnrllngtnn with her brother. I a 1) " annuil Institute of tho Ad Us ui County Sun Jay School a-.s--ic.at Ion will be heltl In the !inpt!-t Church ef thl city this pvcnlnc. Prosrammo; 7;.';0. devotion al exercises, the Rev, J. c. i-1 'ur; 7-1.-, address, "Our County Work" hv the preiident if the asnciation, S S. Holmes of Shnrehe.m: S:l.",. music; nd.lics, "The Home IVpirtment" Miss Fd'th M. Ralph nf Ilurllngton, State worker; .:!,-, benediction. The comnly "Ksmerelda." ghen at the opera hmsr. Tues.lnv ev-n-Ing hy memberiJ of tlie graduating einss nf the Vergennes high e:i, was a VERMON .ro...,i;.-.i, s.i.-c,-.. .nrrc was a very , uctliiR class of the llristol high school large attendance. A pl.'nlng feainre of will go to New York Instead of Wash the enl. rsiilniiient was th,. vim nnd Ington at the close of the spring term nii.'i.i sums ny .iis i, race vititim and , . ; . receipts were 11.-.11,.. ,... . ii-i 11 I linn l.ouge, . 1 1. O. F.. vMI observe tl e r.tH nM,.-., of the foun ling of the order with a pub lic meeting Friday evening. The Rev. J. c. Fisher will deliver tho principal nd-dref.-Carter Devoid and Mi's Co-a fum.ikoi" were m.T-ried at Jamestown, N. Y., Friday. April 10. Mr. nnd Mrs. Del void will mike their home for the pres ent with Mr. Dcvold's parents, Mr. and Mr. Joseph Devoid of Monkton. P. C. Russell went to Ludlow Tucday whrre he has a pisltion in a Inrber shop. John O'Donnell has moved bin family to Fer rlsburgh nn.l ha pntpred the employ of C. A. Chipmnn. The Ladles' Indepen dent Circle will meet with Mr. Joseph Dnnyou of rorrl!iurh Wednesday after noon, May 1. MTDDLEEUft?. The congregation of the Memorial Raptlst Church has presented Col, and Mrs. S. A Ilsley with a solid silver lov ing cup inscribed ns follows; "Present ed to Col. and Mrs. H. A Ilsley by t10 Memorial Riptlst Church, Mlddlcliury, In slnceie appreciation of their mnn'v generous benefactions, 1007." The pre sentation was made by the Rev. Georgo R, Stair, Tho committee, which had charge of soliciting for tho purchase of the cup were Frank Lasher, Dr. How ard L. Averlll nnd R. S. Renedlct. There yero ten candidates Inptlzcd nt (he Memorlnl Raptlst Church Sunday. Fletcher Mack while nt work In Corn wall slopped In such n way as to break Ills right leg below tho knee. Monday market day eggs brought 17 cents and butter 2(1 and 27. Tho cuttle shipment from this section .Monday consisted of four carloads of cows, calves nnd bogs for the Urlghton mnrket. Lnko Dun more lodge, No, 11, I, o. O. has do. elded to bold tho 111111u.1l anniversary celebration of the formation of tho or der Friday evening. T, m. Cbapman Ih In Ronton. Miss Margaret Currey of Proctor Is visiting lelutlvos here. M. .1. Illtfglns, Hdwiiid Harrington mid P. 15. llawkhiH leport llndlng tho enr-case-i of 11 doe ami buck deer at tho nori'i end of Lake Duntnnre, whom they had laid all winter. One had bioki 11 1 1 h neck. L. IT. Stowe of Rlpton, who has lipen engaged to carry on Joseph Ilnttell's Woyhrldgo farms, will llvo In the Cap tain Shaw house Mrs. Martha Nnsh has returned from Cambridge, Mass., and opened her house In New Haven, Mrs. Alice Sprnguo nnd son have re turned to Rrnndon Fred He.ltty of St, Albans lias been tho guest of his BURLINGTON. VT., THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 1907. mother, Mrs, Charles Ile.itty, the iast v, eek. A reception In honor of the. I'.ev. and Mrs. W. It. WnMiburno was held In tho parlors of the .Methodist Church la.it evening. Mrs. K. c. Tobln and Miss Alice Daniels of Ilrlstol are lulling In town. Heports from tho trout brooks In the mountains east of the vlllngo Indicate Iff) Oil htmrl Ai'rum tho season opine May ir.. William U'ent, who sprained his arm while at the pulp mill fire. Is recovering. Tho marble company Is making repairs on one of Its tenant houses on Seymour street. Fred Hockwlth has returned from New York city. The Rutland high school orchestra, Ivor MncFar lane, director, appeared at tho town bnll Tuesday evening under tho aus pices of the Woninn's Aid society of the St. Stephen's Church. A good sum was lealbed. The Catholi' Order of Foresters of Mid dlebnry. have engaged C. w. Lawford, stage director of the Rutland Dramatic club, to manage and produce the forth coming produ. tlnn "A Romance of Ver mont," here two nights May 0 and 7. The cast will i, made i.p of local amateiit talent, and Mr. Uiwfnrd will pity Ills nrlslnal role of I'erry Dean, and In all probability Mis- Matty Mleklnw will play her nrUlnil role of Aunt Alvlra. The commlttfo In , nr(re conslst.4 of Messr. Houdreau, ICiiMer, Hurnell and Shambn. At the .Mnthotll't Church Sunday, the Rev. W. H. Wahmtnio. will speak In the morning nn "fining Fornn-,1" mvt in ilir. evening on the 'Open Door." At the Con- grpgatlon.il CI -i-ch. Dr. Dickinson will preach Sunrlav morning on "The Men That Dare;" veiling. Welch's nnd Wings." .Tuds 111 A. Wright has returned from Floridi, w ere ,' health was great ly Improved. ( t P. Moore Ins rctin-m.a from Florld-i, tore he pavsed the win-ter.r-J, K. A'e mder of Schenctnd v. N. Y., has boon tl.. guest of )i ulster. Mrs. Mary Ilinya, th, past few (Jays. All com radps of the CU I War. who resldo In Addison count lire especially Invited lo be present at a meeting In the town lull this afternoon at two o'clock. The depart ment will be Ii, re and s)K"chpc will also be made by the Itev. C. H Dickinson, i.te Rev. W. T. F rsytbe. the Rev. G. R. Stair and otheri There w'll be a camn- fire with hnrdi.'Ck and coffee. Congress man D. J. Ft.Mer will tell about tho Panama ian.il at the t.mn hall Tuesday i-venlng, Apt 'I for tli- brncrit of St. Mary's Church 'mlld'tig fund. Dr. and Mrs. W. II. Wit-diburn. wpre given a riccp'lon nl tie Metb'.d't Chu-ch Wed nesday evening.- n ab'-tract of the grand INt of Midrlh'btrv for the present year hns l.prn left h tlie town clerk's office anil the listers iw'l be at thit jilaee Tues. day. Mav 7. 1MT. '1 hear anv persons who nay feel nggrlev. .1 by their action. James McCIInchey Is n.aklrg extensive repnlts on his reslipnc" on Wcyhrlilge street. The Rev. Geoigi R. Stair, pastor of tho Memorial RnptSt Church, will preach morning and evening Sunday. Morning fermoii "A Mistaken Influence:" even tnr. "An I'nesi ipahlc Test." -The Rev. Giorge R. Stair will deliver nn ndtlrcs Trlday evening -. the Ilapllst Church at Richford, the o(Mlm being the annual roll call of tint 1 'lurch. Mrs. I, W. Rales .will lead the Chris tian' Hndoovor meriting at Hie Raptlst Chutch Sunday evening nnd Miss Ma bel Wright, the Junior Christian F.n de.ivo". Or. and Mrs. F. T. Ilrlggs were in Hurlliigtnn Friday ami Satur day Martin Rider - at home from New York, whrre he has been for a week past. Mr. 'mil Mrs. Fred Cooley ami three children nf Orwell lire vis iting Mr. and Mr John Tatro and fam ily The auillenei" that greeted C. J. Ferruson of Hurllrfgton Sunday morn ing nt the Raptlst Church, was too small for either th" subject or the speak'.-. The Cnngrega t 11 a I Church w.m well tlPed to hear him In the even ing In the interests of the Anil-Saloon la ague. Mrs. I.. W. Hates Is at home from a visit of "veral days In Rut land. The Hitfeiir season Is over In this vicinity. S. I.. Pnrlnton went to Rns ton Monday on the excursion given by the Mutinpolltan Life Insurance com. puny to suciessfiii ngeiits. Tlie irr.nl- 'l l... u-inti u'n,i.r.tJ ...t.i. .Mrs. Fred Landon Wednesday after- no, 1,1 nl 11,,-r., ,.VIr.. . ..will 1e1.11.. was kicked by 11 bors,, :,st week and lone nrni broken. The trustees have nrranged for (oncrete sidewalks 011 several streets In the village. The Hev. C. N. Thomas v,-lll hold a short service at the Congregational Church Sunday morning follow-d by commun ion. During the nine jears that Mr. and Mrs. Thomas have resided here they have made a largo circle of friends and they will leave ht-re nexi Monday with the respect and good wishes of all. V. K. Hanks is making extensive Im provements on tiie Atkins house on West t-trect. The reception Monday for the Hev, ami Mrs, c. N. Thomas at tho C011 Rivgnitionnl Chinch was .1 pleasant affair 'ind largely attended. Judge and Mrs, IT. A, H.iseltine and Mrs, D. w. Nash as.-lPted in receiving, Mis. K. H. Patterson presided at the punch bowl, Mrs. Ralph Denlo and Miss Ilertha Duncan at the piano. The chni-ch was tastefully trimmed with pot ted plants and flowers. -M, I. Thomas re eclved a telegram Monday from Stnnton. Mich., saying t.at his mother wa at tint point of death, Mr. Thomas has gonn to Stanton. Letters advertised In the liristol postofflce April 2!: A. .1. Hrlstol, D. D. S Charles L-.wrenee. Mrs, U, A. Tobln and Miss Allro Daniels have been visiting In Middle-bury for several days. Ing car.-Mrs. N. C. Gage is visiting In Monkton this week. Rutter Is worth "S cents a pound; eggs is cents a dozen, nnd maple, sugar from 11 to 12 rents a pound, Leslie Tuft visited In Huntington Center the first of tho week. John Gains has taken Harry Qulutell, whoso father, A Qulutell, tefuses lo earn for him, until he Is nf age. Robert Shed rick lias mid bis pbioii on dm Ntt., road to John llooska. Thu Rev. and Mrs. C. N, Thomas havo gone to Now Haven Mills, They will atop with Mrs, D. W. Nash until noxt Monday, whn they will leave for Castlo Rock, Colo. The following delegates wmu elect ed Tuesday at the meeting of tho local W. C. T, V. to the county convention at Mlddlebiii-y Muy H ami 15 Miss Cynthia. Oovii, Mrs, Walter Wright, Mrs, Nlcenii M. nunsheo, Mrs. Lllllns Walte, M, N. Ross, who was Injured by a log rolling on him, Is getting along well. Mrs. U, 15. Cady and chlldic-n of Central llridfre. N. Y nro visiting hor parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. D, K, Mealer. Mr. nnd Mrs. C. H. Kisher havn been visiting In Addison this week. At a regular meotlnn of Llbanus Chapter, O. K B., Tuesday evening, tho folJowltiB Officers wero Installed by K A. Hassoltfnv, D. D. G, P.; Mrs, Saraph Snedtin, worthy matron; W. W. Wilson, worthy patron; Mrs. Lizjrfo Daufortll, uc soclaic patron; Mrs. Jetinlr Norton, secre tary; Mrn Mary Pnrlnton; treasurer; Mrs. Gertrude Atkins, conductress; Mrs. Grace Hanks, chaplain; Mrs. Charlotte Shackctt, pianist; Mis. Fan me Hnsseltlne, Adah; Mrs. Cirrio James, Ruth; .Mrs. Jetmln Wilson, Jiithcr; Mrs, Cni-rlo Var ncy, Marthn; Miss Fdlza-beth Wright, I-Tlectn; Mrs. Francis ITdentinds, warder; Mark Qulmby, rontincl. A musical pio gramme followed with refreshments,, The llrst ball game of the season will bo played at Riverside Park Saturday after noon between Mbldtebury College 2ds and the Rristol high school. A grass fire on Hrlstol Hats this wek. was subdued by tho teaclipr and school children fighting It with whlp.s and broom". A land slide caused by the rain Tuesday night filled the ilng-way on '.he Notch road, making It Impassable for teams Wednefxlay. Mr. Daisy Mulllngs is gaining slowly, but Is still very weak. NEW HAVEN. Mr and Mr. Howard Hnllock of Ver golines are gnosis of Mr. and Mrs. It. C. reck. Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Wilson of Rristol were guests of Mi. nnd Mrs. T. M, WiUon Sunday. Mr. Adams has re turned home from a visit In Rristol, T. M. Wilson, who has bec-.t 111 for a long time, Is much better. Mls Iiura Rlge low of For: Henry, N. V . Is visiting her sister, Mrs. Fred Conant.- Sarah 1'Iem mlng uas In Riu-Ilngton Saturday. MONKTON RIDGE. The Friends monthly meeting was heltl at the church this week Wednosd ty at 11 a. 111. The Clover club will meet at the p.-irsninge Ft Iday. Mr. and Mrs, It. W. Rldwell parsed Saturday In Rristol, OHWELL. The Rev. W. Smith of Mlddlebury pre-iclied here Sunday Father Paqurtte while driving a tine young horse Friday ran Into the hnise of John Cronan In Mich a way that th" thill penrtrate'' the litter's chest ami the hot'- dropped de-id. The horse shed at the Wilght siore bus been moved back, a much needed Im provement. -Mr. II. A. P.oyce f Klrwln. ICnns., Is with her mother, Mis. G. Ab bey, who contliiin s In "1 health Dr. Mc Klhen nf Shoiehnm Is making Improve ments on his bouse piirchiied liete. The central New F.ncbind telephone office Is to he move across the road. Orwell will be represented tit the dlstrlf Sunday school rally to be held In Whiting Fri day by Supt. L. O. tn scorn ami oHits. The pulpit poniinl'toi nf th" Cnngrega- tloml Church m.-t F-ldav evening and voted in semi two delegates to the north of till State to bear a minister preach next Sunday. WEYBRIDGP.. The re-mains of Mrs Wright F.imcr of Addison were brought here Thurs day and Interred in Weybrlils' mc- tery. Fred Lee, who reeenH- sold bts farm to Col. Rpttell has entered die employ of the government, and will still reside 111 town. Sugar makers re port the h.-st season for miny years. At the recent annual business meeting of the Ludb-'i' Altl and Missionary so ciety of tin- Congregational church, the following ofllcers were elected: Presi dent, Mrr. Silas Jewi tt; vice-president, Mrs. Alex Hamilton; secrotnry and tnasiiter, Miss Mnry Hamilton: execu the committee, Miss Alice Ralley, Mrs. C. S. Jnmes. Mr-. T. J. M- Murtey; mis rlonnry committee. Mrs. Samuel Jewett, Mis. George Foss. The road commis sioners have i-oirmeiicpd work on the liighvays Ml Mina Snmpsnu re mains Very III. LARRABSE'S POINT. Mr. and Mrs, Frank Tuttle, who have been passl.ig ,s. vnrnl weeks at F. G. Huston's iui-i- leaving ti'e Dougliss farm, have gone to their son's home in Conti'llo. Mas. Mrs. Henry Red den, who has been passing several weeks In Tliondcroga, returned hojie Snturday. The ferry, which started running last week, finds many hard, windy dns which keeps tho boat tied up on the New York shore. Mrs. Jane Farr and daughter. Winl'r, d. have gone to Morlnh to rpe-nd the summer at the Slieniifin House. SALISBURY. Mr. and Mrs. c. J Kin7..v hiv? moved In with Dr. King-dew F, n. Nelson has purchased a Sine ol:e of llolsteln oxen of Mr. Claik of Lincoln. Mrs, Arthur Doug las passed Tluird.iy at Mrs. ('. H. Hoard, mans. The young child of .Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Cram has ' een III, but Is somewhat Improved. Mrs. cram's f other and sister, Mr. Thomp'on and daughter of Lincoln visited there the Hist nf the week. EAST MIDDLEBURY. Miss Lizzie Sumner lias returned from Rutland. Arthur liradlev nnd R. c, Jar dlr.e have opened up a store m the rooms recently o-cupied by William Gibson, the Inrber Albro Ranev Is critically 111. Miss Anna Newtoii has gone to Rlpton, where she will tP.ieh in the Rrend Leaf district.-Mrs. Hcrepta Smith, who re cenlly returned frn passing the winter with her daughter, Mrs. John Nash, In Si. Albans, fell last week and injured herself quite severely, although no bones were broken, Her daughter was at oneo .sum moned, i MONKTON. -Mrs. Lillian I'pimock of SlarkMioro was the guest of Mrs. J. IT. Collins Saturday Mr. and Mrs. D. 13. Meei-h attended thu O. 1-3. S. meeting nt lllneshuigh Friday. Mrs, L. O. Chapln of Rristol was tne guest nf Mrs. L. 1-3. Moecli Satutday. Mrs. Nell Gago nf Rristol Is visiting at D. P. Mel-Intee's. Mrs. A. C, Lewis has re turned tn Mlddlebury. Frank McICnt.io of Hlnesburgh was In town smi1a. For Romo reason that the pnstoflllou Inspector Is trying tn discover, the pack age of Free Presses Intended for Monkton hns not propeily handled of late. Thenu papers have left our officii properly mirk, ed, We regret tho annoyance to our sub scribers and believe that the careless postoffico clerk will be discovered and thu difficult removed at an early date, SHOREHAM. K. J, Northrup Is visiting his sister, Dr Kllznbelh ,SiUlres, In Albion, N. Y. Krnest .Myrlck bus bought the farm of tho late Joseph La Fruitre.--Tliit Rev. T. A. Carlson ottlclated at the funeral nt Mrs. S. W. ITImcr of Addition Tliursday. Througb a luck of teacher for tho high school, the town schools did not com mence the spring term till April 22. Mr. nnd Mrs. Tuttle, who have run tho 1-3. I) Douglas farm for two years, hnvo gono to their son's In Ronton, The herd nf cattle on the u. R, Douglas estdto farm wero losted for tuberculosis last week and twelve were killed Mrs, Dudley and Mlts Wbltte passed Sunday In PHtsford, Frnnlt Frcdctto of Sudbury has leased of 1.'. 1-3. I'latt the ndsn Wlssel blaeksmlth shop, and will open tho same May l.-.Mra. Martha Hatborne, who has been 111 ut tho home of her daughter, Mrs, Henry Illasell, la Rrandon, returned home Tuesday. ADDISON. The funeral of Mrs. Wright Klmor was lnrg-ely ntt ended at her late home, tho Itev. Carlson officiating assisted by the, Hev. Mr. Ralley. Mrs. I-31mer was 74 years of age. She leaves an nged husband, seven daughters nnd four sons. She had been n well, strong w(unn until within 11 week of hcr death. The burial at Wey. bridge In the family lot. The church social held Tuesday evening was well attended. Several from here attended tho entertainment at Vergonne Tuesday e-ven- Ing given by the Vergennes high school. Mrs. Charles Douglas Is very low with consumption. SOUTH STARKSBORO. Stephen Young's family will visit rel atives another week before going to their home In Portchester, N. V. Glynn Park er has gono to work for the manufactur ing company In Hrlstol. perry Halloek nnd family have moved Into Jiims Dwlre's tenement hotite. He and his son, Edward Hnlloek, will rnrrv on Mr. Dwlre's farm this year. I-3zra Kimball s family have moved hero from Huntington Into the George M.orrlll house Kranm Hnllock will not commence her school near Hunksvllle until Monday. The creamery will commence the first of May. RIPTON. The many friends of the Rev. n. M. Hall are please, to know that he has been returned hero for another year. G. If. Colhurn of Albany, N. Y was In town last week In the Interest of the ste, I Rridge company of that city. The selectmen have bought 11 n Iron bridge of that company to cross the stream near J. 1-3. Hodge's mill: con sideration. $22:,. J. 13. Canning of Mhldleburv was In town Monday. Mrs. Minnie Lafrance ami sou, Onirics, and Miss Alice Danfortb of Rutland wero In town over Sunday. Mrs. George King I" 111 with the grip. L. 13. Stowe has tnken a farm in Wey. bridge owned by Col. J. P.attell and Is moving there. His son. William Stowe, will occupy the bouse vacated by 1 1 1 111 S c. Glbbs Is visiting bis son, Samuel Gllibs, u Rutland this week. S. C. Glbbs has be-en chosen truant olflcer by the school directors Wil liam Gnlvln. overseer of the poor, was 111 Rristol last week lo look after D. Qulntel's children, one of whom, Harry Qulntol, was bound out for the re mainder of his minority to John Gains of that town Parker Cramm had the misfortune to have a horse drop dead In the road last week. BRIDPORT. The remains of Mrs. Annie Dukett of West Rrldport were burled In ih village cemetery April 19. Frank Oil men e has entered the employ of I3d wanl Coursey Mrs. F. C. Crane is seriously 11! Mrs. Warren Is again with her daughter, Mrs. C. K. llol- drldge The village s-honls have c osed 011 account of to'iisles. Harrv Rrlgliam of Ashby, Mass.. was a re cent guest of II. K. Williams. Guy Wolcott bits malarial fever. Tlie Rev, Mr. Harris of the Methodist Church preached his first sermon hero Sun day. Marv St. John of Cornwall wits a visitor hero the llrst of tho week. CORNWALL. Mrs. Marion Hooker, formerly of this town but new of Worcester. Mass.. who has been a gu, st of .Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Parkhill the past neck, left Tuesdiy for Addison. Mrs Ralph Peek of Worcester. Mass., ai rived Wednesday and Is with Mr. Peck at Ids father's. Julius Peck. In West Cornwall. Edwin Sunderland Is at home from Mount Herman school at Northflcld, Mass., for vacation. LINCOLN. Mrs. rred Tupppr of Ferrlsburgh Is assisting In the care of her mother, Mrs. S. M. I-e. Mrs Lee Is Improving from tho effects of her fail and can be about to some extent. Mildred Morgan was with tlie family of h-r hrother, George Morgan. In Hrlstol over Sunday. Lewis Parent, aged about 70 years died Satur day morning after an lllnpss of several months with dropsy. Mr. Pnrpnt nnd wlfp hid lived with their son. Klmer in South Lincoln for the last few years and tl'.e funeral was held thpre Tuesday. The hurlal wps In Mnple cemetery. The Rev. J. Hall Iing of Bethel spoke here Sun day morning In the Interest of the Antl Salnnn league. The Aid society will meet In tl elr rooms Mav I. The Rev. J. F. Thurston was In New York state over Sunday. Mrs. F-ed Tupper returned to her home In Ferrlburgh Monday. 1-3. R. Siplo is In poor health this spring. WHITING Mrs. F. S. Gnndheart is the guest of her sister In Rostnn for two weeks. Mrs. Rebecca Smith Is 111 Mrs. C. F. Mason was the guest of hpr sister In Rrandon Paturday.-Mr. Thrall Is 111. HANCOCK. School will begin Monday, April 23 Vlsljors In town last week wero Mr. and Mrs. Clark Kidder of Rochester. Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Robinson wero in Rcthcl last week. CHITTENDEN COUNTY. WINOOSKI. Ailolphus Mayo died at his home on Rnrrett street Thursday after a long ill noss from a complication of diseases. Mr. Mayo was fil years of nge and for the past twonty-tlve years had been employed by tho Ruillngton Flouring company. He Is survived by a wife, nnd linen brothers, 1-Tphriitni. Joseph and Israel. Word was received here Tuesday nf tho death In Montreal of Mrs. Jieph Deslaul.-rs. Mrs. Dcslaurlers was a form, er resident of this village, where her hus band was the station agent. Mrs. Chailcs Hiishey. who has been bead cook ut the Hotel Rrunswlck for tho past year, has lenred of John R. Uivvly the hotel dining rooms nnd Sun day, April 2S, will tnko potsesron. The funeral of the Infant son of Mr. und Mrs, John McCr.ith of West Allen street was held yrslerday afternoon nt St. Fronds Xavlor Church. The service wns conducted nt two o'clock by the Rev. J. F. Audet The Interment was In St Francis cemetery Mr- nnd Mis. George Polynger of Pla't street nrc the pnren's of u son born yes- lerday. (Continued on Sud Page.) NUMBER 43. SENATOR ELECTED The Rhode Island Legislature Ad journcd with Deadlock Un broken. 81 BALLOTS WERE TAKEN Tlie I. list Vote lond C.oddnrd, the Demoernlle Cnndlilnle, -to Itepnb. Ilenns, Colt 311. IVetninre .10 Mate House I'nckeil during the Closing .Session. Providence, R. I April 2.1 At tho end of the Slst ballot for Cnltcd States senator the Joint nssembly of the L"g. Islnture finally adjourned tonight with out electing nnv candidate. The Slst ballot stood: Gotfdard, (democrat) 40; Colt, (republican) 33; Wctmnro, (re-, publlcnn) no. Long before noon, the time fnr casts Ing the first ballot of the dav. tni State House was packed with .1 tbroiu; who wished to be on hand to hear thfj announcement of the balloting. On tbei first ballot to-day tho 7'ith of tno serins. RepresentntKo Hoxle ot Charlostown, who, up to tn-dny, has; been 11 Wetmore supporter, chnnged Ills position and voted fnr Colt. Tl.e bal lot f-howed the following result, wIMi one Goddnrd supporter, Representatlvo Jencks, Pawtucket. absent, Goddard 40, Colt r,!). Wetmore. .10. Five more ballots were taken with out change. The contest wa.s the most protracted nnd stubbornly fought In the poJIt'cf t M. tory of the State. The last notable strug gle for the ofll'-e nf senator In Rln.p t,j. nnd was in ISTH. when Gen. Amhroe IT. RurnMde of (Iv! War f. iue, w.-s ok, el on the ISih ballot. WORK OF WOMEN'S CLUB. Ilenetlt to s'horelinm anil Orwell of Sister Orgntiliitltiu. Shoieham, with Lake Chanipla'n fir western bonier, lays claim to an ear" r charter than nnv nthr town on the west of the Gieen Mount tins. It was rut that this was granted. The grow i and enterprise of the place have been -widely noted. Its natural beauties ar- i.'n st unsurpassed, while the people havre h worthy of Imitation In social and d .n tic relations, says the Jtoston G Many enterprising ami talented ft -datigh'ers have heen sent tn other SM r. d s, and by their sterling qualities have si.s tallied eminence. Re.1ll7.lng that the past Is too rh h, 1-10 romantic and unique to bp lost. ,1.1 e r. ganlzatlon of women, which was fr.rm il in Shorchnm. Feburary C, lfien, a.lnr.t. ed tlie name of tho Moravian club ft- n. a bit of th'e earlv history of the tnvn when tlie settlers lived together In nun house nnd worked for the common good after the Moravian plan. The objects of the club nre li'onry and social and their formal mret rig o the winter give place to outdoor work during the summer. The membershi'i U limited to 20. Ry their grasp of t'tn events of the dny, well-balanced minds nnd native benevolence of heart, they have fur-wardod many helpful plans for their town. ORWELL HAS SISTBR CLUR. The Orwell sister of the in Tsfil with the motto: ' Fortnightly club, a twin Moravian, wa" organized 11 members who adopted To Join. advantage tr amusement, to gather profit w'ti pleas ure." To their bi-weekly meetings, held In their homes from October to April, they take their embroidery and neeslln-wo-k and thus give occupation to busy hands as well ns active brains. The study of eminent Americans In the first year was followed by studlei of Holland. Scotland. Switzerland, Can ada, Mexico ami France. The past ypir one of the memhers. on her return from a trip to tbp holy land, prppnted PiT-h member with a stickpin from Jerusalem, and the club nith a gavel made In ti at place. Through the efforts of this club won organized the Improvement society wh' h hns improved In many ways tho beajtl ful little village. The township of Orwell was char'ered In 17ft?. At the commencement of tho revolutionary war Mt. Independence, nearly opposite Tlcnnderoga, was o -cu-pled by n garrison of soldiers from Con necticut and upon It were ,1 stm kadi fort nnd ramparts. Another spot at which the lake scenery Is very fine Is Chlpmnn's point. These societies have brough into prominence tho natural endowments -,d repaired the defects and Orwell ts-diy stands high among the towns of v. r monj The Fortnightly club joined the Ver mont federation In 19fl, and Is repre sented upon tho civics committee o' ti n preront year and his also been act1' c the department of forestry. The .iff1 's nro: President. Mrs. James Thou is vice-president, Mrs. C. R. Cook s re. tary. Mrs. R. S. Halll: assistant s- r . tary. Mrs. A. J. Hough; treasurer, Mlsj Agnes Honker. IirTLD FOR SI'PKRIOR COl'RT Hartford. Conn., April 24. I3dward Pot. tlnglll, the Newport. Vt., boy Who at tempted to wreck a New Haven & II ir' foist railroad train loaded with pass, egers Huston bound has been held for the Juno term of the suiwrlor court. Pettlnglll's defense before Judge Fdwnrd O. Goodwin In the I-Tnet Hartford polteo cuurt was that he thought the switch wak open and was doing 11 good turn to tho company In closing it. Tho innu was dls chnrm'd as a gate tender from the road the day pievlous to the attempted train wrecking. Much wot It is mapped out for the incor porated village of ChPS'or mi.mi as the pur chase ef n wi'er system, tho laying of sewers nnd 'be generil bea.it fytng of tho vl'lage Tho bon inn- s were changed and the powes nf t 0 orporatlon cn