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THE BLTR1INGT0N FREE PRESS : THURSDAY, APRIL 25. 1907.
T. CONFERENCE APPOINTMENTS of Bishop Berry Ministers Not in Suspense. . Mill I her Prcoldliig Elder of ( Imngeil from llnrrr to ,S, l bun MindHy Seniors l'urin:il I ;n, Monthly, I Johnsburw April 21. -The usual In bo expectant v incident to the announce 1' i f the nminlnltiii'MM fur tho vi-.ir remove 1 it this conference by tlio mh 1 .inn-1" 1.1 1 hi" mini rlonr nnllcv 11 I t ip I'lwtnrM knew their future rges S it'nd.iy night. The following he npp.n n's for tho coming year. I ,11c 1 sj I, oil, p Berry ami his cab. .is fin wl'l iio read to-morrow mom- SLLtP BRDKEfJ 8V ITCHING ECZEMA Skin of Whole Body Covered for a Year Awful Itching Kept Suf ferer Awake Half the Night Tried All Kinds of Remedies but They Had No Effect, CUTICURA REMEDIES A PERFECT SUCCESS "I wish to let you know that I have used ono set of Cuticura Remedies rmo cako of Cuticura Soap, ono box of Cutlcuro, but two vials of Cuticura Knsolvcnt Pills which cost mo a dollar and twentr-flvo cents in all. For n year I hnvo had what they call eczema. I had on Itching nil over my body, and when I would retire for tho night it would keep me ftwako half tho night, and the more 1 would scratch, tho mor6 It would itch. I tried all kinds of rem edies, but could get no relief. A f rlond of mine told me to try the Cuticura Homedles which I did, and am very glad I tried them, for I was completely curucl. If any of my friends should bo troubled with the fame disease, I will cheerfully recommend the Cuticura Jlcmndles. and If I know any ono who wants to know how I cured myself, I (hall bo glad to toll them. Walter W. Paglusch, 207 N. ltobey St., Chicago, 111., Oct. 8 and 16, 1000." 13. A. Bishop, treasurer and ST Jc.HNPi.URY DISTHICT. V I. en tirp.'dlnK elder. lean (! c M I ir.m.t.i 11' 1. 11. .1 ..... IWII, M II, LJUhPHHIIC. IT-t.ll. T.ali.liH.r t. It. . Uiomliold, suppl'i d liy F. V. Huck. ibot, V p Currier, i' i.in siip.ntrd hv a. II. Laytnn. iiienril tid Vic'irin. M. II. Sm'th. iveillre a 1 1 1 ,1 .1 1 , .1 I., I 1-IIL. i a '1 West Danville, C. .1 ! Sv, 1 1 """.lie npil Rrnwnlngtnn Cen'pr. ifuvnrl .ver. sunplbd in a V. ll"Wltt " usher 1 Bond nnd Stnnimrd. 1 1 tin in 1 Tin.- ml M. P. Edtlw tlldh '. , .plied hv s. F. Cooley. I i 11 11 II, n 1 r I j 1 , ui. hi 1 una .11 ir'an. suppncn ny j. t " 1 I'nnd c i, Lnncc. 'V.1'1 inr 1 Pil 1 n!i nt? 1 and East Concord, A. CUTICURA The Great 5kin Cure and Purest and .Sweetest of Emollients. Cuticura Ointment Is, beyond ques tion, tho most successful curative for torturing, disfiguring humors of the skin and scalp, includingToss of hair, yot com pounded, in proof of which a slnglo anointing with Cuticura Olntmont, pro ceded by a hot bath with Cuticura Soap, and followedintheseverercaseRbya cIobo of Cuticura Hosolvent (Liauid or Pills), If often sufficient to afford immediate re lief in tho most distressing forms of itch ing, burning, and scaly humors, eczemas, rashes, nnd irritations, permit rest and sleep, nnd point to a speedy euro when most, if not nil, other remedies and even physicians fall. Complete Hxte rnal and Internal Treatment for I .very Humor of Infant;, Children, and Adult con slit" of rutlrurn Hemp (26c.) to Clene the SMn. Cntlfiira Ointment (SOe.) to Heal the Skin, and Cutl curn IteKoivent (iOc), (or In the form of Chocolat. ro.itcii pun. ;5e. rr tim of an) to Purify tlii mood Hold throughout the world. Potter Druit & Chcia, Corp . Sole rrop , Poiton, Man. WMill-J Free. A Boo. ou Ekla Affliction. E. I. B. 1111 . nl London, die. William Shaw, "shriek., rntppl , d by F. E. Currier. wmm ind Wr-t Newbury. L. A. er wprit Cri r (1. k Aiken, rt'i 11. i r. supplied. 1.I.O... ...nit,..! ..v ...... j'ri" 'i, I'mii 1. 1 1-. . u, ise. Jolnli ry, J. M. Frot. Johns'i iry ( enter and East Lyndon. A 1 rjon 'ft1' 11 (Id Wh". 1'irk. C W. Kelley. i"i Aioany sapplled liy . r. Jlc- . ....v- o,... ' ' ' I . ,''?Il.llllt i. J. Pui-Ue and Newark,- O, II. nil in nn Troy, supplied, stvl'le supplied. 'ian tiwp and Prookllplrt, K. It. lid' -rv t ippIlPd liy S. O. Lewis. MnNTrMTMBU UIRTRICT. P P 1 'hpi- pre'ldlnp; elder. ii'11, v-lli- v T Clark, "ns nd Canil-rlilctPiiort, supplied. innr.1 'in.l l.'not 11 enn ...1 tii..nlL..I ,i.,..n..,i, l,r.UI,t 'wm r u i,, u. Mneriiurnp. I' ip' K-ippPd hv ,T. "V. Jllller. r i 'V M'ppUeil. iil'ird .1 A Ptxnn. tttplinr", II AVel,b. v i i'Ip K A I.( SC. Isea. p'rrd n.mlPl .svliu. XV the! l.vmpus and Stony 1; C. lpon l! rroek ;inl C.ranvlll.,, supplipd liy fs. tiii1 it rtland and NVirth JIartland, O. T. p. How F A Wood worth. ehnnlrsvlMe and Cuttlnfrsvllle, sup hy W V. Hill. n'ppllpr, A. J. HoiiRh. rthfleld nnd Northflold Tails, R. VT. P. klnsvl'le, Amsden and South Head mppllcd. tsfltld and StockbrldRe, K. I.. M. t s ii t irs.l'lp, I .M. Moody. ifV and nrnnkllne. supplied. erllfp. l nn e I liv u. Ai. snr tiMr ido'jii nnd Hethel Ollead, X. M. Fow- idolph Center, F. A. Wells, liestpr. S. tr Smith. tli Iitiflnndprrv T T ItannAll 111 llovailOll nun XOUtll TnnhrlHrro Baker Ifri'd Center and West Fnlrloe, O. ..I.. I I. I L on MllaRp. North Thetford nnd I' lioro, W U. Newton. itnn, supplied hy O. M. Davis. .t Berlin, supplied liy J, N. Seaver, llo nivei- Junction, II, I. II, nimnn, tier and I.ewlston, supplied by I,, J, p. ManiHVdln and Kast Doypr, supplle'l i;. rtt'winn. llllllftnn nti.l tnnl.An,.IIU ... ..... " " " v . in, , ouiiHit;u, . J 1 l 1HTK. (idslork, Joseph Hamlin. HT ATiKAS DISTRICT. .tkc U. Hunt, presldlnp; elder. iirRh, Kupplled by II. A. Jones. :erslirild, supplied by O. V. Stuart. liaiuvHIe, supplied. nlirldgo nnd North Cnnibridfje, C. S, int. t Klri'irc, supplied, line, supplied. isIhukIi. Full", F, i;. White, ex Jiinetloti and i:.sncx, supplied hy Brown, rfnx, (1. W. Burke, nklln, O. n. Wells, all. nd Islo and South Hero, J. S. Allen. uKuiv, .uppiicu oy (j, h. smith, le Park and Kdcn, H. M, Boutwell, La Jlottc, G. W. Douclas. nson and Watcrvllle, C. CJ, Pierce. ton nnd Mlltonboro, supplied by ji, yan, ltKomrry and South Hlchford, J, T. ndale, eiown anu uuxour'. W. N. Bobcrts. 11191 1UC t t J . II111J1. . th Iluid, supplied, hfonl, W, K, DoukIus, Albans, R, V, Lowe. St. Albans Bay. suppll. d by N. M. Leon ard. Sheldon and Itlce Hill, A. G. Austin. Stowe. supplied by J. CJ. AnKcll. Swnnton. M. H. Shaflles. Tndet-hlll nnd Jericho, supplied by O. L. Barnaul. U'altsfleld, Fayston and Knst Warren, P. H. Roberts. Waterbnry, V. C. Johnson. Waterbury Center, lleortre C. Westcolt. West Berkshire, K.ist and South Frank lin. O. A. Kmery. We.n Eno.hurKh nnd North Fairfield, A. W. Ford. Westfnr.l, supplied by A. II. Stures?. Woleott nnd North AN'olrntt, supplied. Woiveiter. Albert Gregory. L. A. Blshnp, principal of Montneiler plllnary, niembpr of Trinity, Montpeller. quarterly confeienee. W. O. Allen, professor In Tabor Colletr?. Tnbnr, Iowa, member of RprinKlleld quar- teny conference. A. H. Baker, missionary In India, Kolar, India. THE SERVICES SFNDAT. ah inn services Sunday were held In drape MPthodlt Church nnd were largely uuenciPii. ttioiiKli tn four of the other rnurchei trie pulpits were supplied by the vlsltlnc hrethren. The Rev. Dr L. Coopor had charce of the mornlnrj love feast whlPh was followed by the regular church service with the sermon by the uisiiop. The deacon elpcti d Saturday were ordained nt this service, while the elders were ordained nt the afternoon sprvlce when tho sprmnn wns preached ny tno Rev. nr. S. T. Henderson of Bmnklyn. The evening service opened at seven o'clock, IipIhk the anniversary of tee noaid of home missions and Church Extension society. The Rpv W. .M. Nowton, the senior presldinff elder, pre sided at this service nnd the .address wns clven by tho Rev. Dr. Chnrles M. Bos well, ono of the secretaries of the lionrd. At eiftht o'clock came tho evangelistic service conducted hy Dr. Henderson nnd at nine o'clock the closlncr solemn con secration service with final words from both Dr. Henderson nnd Dr. Boswell. TOO BUSY FOR PLEASURE. The pressure business nt Saturday's session of the Vermont conference com ppRpd n chnnpe of tho proprnmnie and the nfternoon wns devoted to business Instead of the advertised visit to the Fairbanks scale shops. The devotional exercises were con ducted by Rev. Pr. Theodore S. Hen derson of Bropklyn, secretary of the commission on nfjRresslve evanprellsm. Till wns his first appenrnnco nt tho conference, owlnpr to Illness nt his home, and he wns most cordially re ceived. The Rev. Dr. E. C. Rasa was trans ferred to this conference from, the Now EnpIand southern conference. A. C. Brown of the Free Baptist denomina tion, havlnpr united with the Mothodlst Church, wnn recognized as local elder. The Row II. C. Thatcher wns trans ferred to the New England southern conference. Tho Rev. C. C Gone was transferred to tho New Vork confer ence. M. II. Sharpnells of the Primi tive Methodist Church wns admitted to elders' orders In the Vermont confer ence; the Row W. C. Newell was trans ferred to tho Troy conference, Tito locntlon of the next conference wns left with tho presldlnp; elders. During tho business sessions of .tho dny reports wero read and npprnved from thn various standing committees. The Rev. W. A. Ioyno of Lnconln, N. II., the host of the Now Hampshire, conference where Bishop Borry preslil ed Inst week, was Introduced, also Mr. Springer of tho North Dakota confer ence and Mr. Atkinson from tho New Hnmpshlro conference, SALARIES OF MINISTERS. In tho report of the stewards upon thn superannuates It appeared that of the 124 pnstors In the Vermont ronfor ence only seven receive a salary of over $1,000, whllo 43 nro paid salaries less thnn $500, Principal Bishop of Montpoller Seml nnry thnnked nil for their part In rals Inpr the $12,000 pledpred towards the $2()0,0no-endowment He said $125,000 had been pledgor! in the last 23 months nnd ho would start next-Thursday on a western trip to secure more pledges. A brief recess wns taken whllo the Conference Historical society hold Its nnnual meetlntf, Only routine busl- liess was transacted except the re-elec- Hon of the old board of officers with tho Rev, Dr, A. L. Cooper, president; 'ho Rev. W. It. Davenport, eecrctary; tho Rev. curator WORK OF WOMEN PRAISED. The report of the lionrd of dencon ness work praised tho speclnl work of Miss Edith L. Smith nnioiiff tho Ital ians nt Bnrre and the work of Miss Hnrrlel Knapp In collecting plcdBos for tho Middlesex chnpol. These two JiuIIob were licensed for another year nnd L. O. Sherburne, O. Thayer nnd Joseph Hamilton were nominated to servo on the lionrd for three years. Resolutions of sympathy wpro pass ed for Bishop Hamilton of San Fran cisco In his serious IUiiphs, nnd n tclo Krnm of condolence sent tho Rev. F. M. Baker of Randolph Center, thn death of his wife linvlnf? been announced at this session. Tho mornlnp; session yesterdny closed with n stlrrlnp nddress from Dr, Henderson on his work In npisrres slvo cvnnfrcllstu, At the opening of the nfternoon Sat urday session these fraternal delegates were elected: To tho Contrrepatlonnl convention, F. T. Clnrk: to tho Baptist association, L. O. Sherburne: to tho Free Baptist yearly meeting, F. K. White. Visitors to literary Institutions, Montppllor Seminary, J. A, Dixon nnd wife, A. B. Enrlnht and wife, W. S. Smithers and wife; to Boston Univer sity; E. E. Wells, Wesleyan Univer sity, W. Jr. Newton; Wesleynn ussocla tlon, W. N. Roberts, W. P Oilman of Springfield: Drew Theological Semin ary, R. J. Chrystle; New Eiisland Dea conness training school, A. J. HourIi. F. W. Iowls nnd W. A. Dnvenport were elected delegates to the natlonnl convention of the Antl-Salonn Lenfruo at Norfolk, Vn. These were appointed triers of 'np penls: W. C. Johnson, M. S. Eddy, A. H. Webb, L. O. Sherburne. P. A. Smith. The Rev. C. D. Lance wns selected as preticher for the next missionary sermon with the Rev. E. A. Lege substitute. STATISTICAL REPORT. The Rev. Fred Daniels ns statistical "eeretnry presented his report nnd at Its , loi-c was piosentp'l with a handsome fountain pen. There nro 1,001 proVu t loners In the Vermont conference nnd ll.STtl full members. This Is a decrease of 177 In the former and an Increase of 32 In the Intter. There aro 40 local preach ers, 2C2 children have been baptized and ."3 ndults. There are 1C5 Sunday schools with l.TOt officers and teachers nnd 10, iW members. This Is on Increase In mem bership of 47". There nro l.r.C churches valued nt $iS6.."0, an Increase of ono i burch and JX,70 In valuation. The lOT patsonatres are valued at $170,f). The sum of $20,137 was spent In the conference and dehts of $22,370 reduced. The present Indebtedness of the churehe of the con ference Is $7,573. The sum of $'!3rr73 was BISHOP GLAD fTT TO COME AGAIN I ll Reception at Vermont Methodist Conference Much Pleased Presiding Ofllcor. SESSIONS FORMALLY ENDED, Ciistotnnrr Resolution Passe I and One Endorsing: lie Efficiency, Cmirlefty nml nrnllierllness of IINbop j Berry I.nte Hlshop MeCiitic 1 Win Al Remembered. II St. .Tohnshitry. April 22. The (3d session of the Vermont Methodist conferenco closed this mornlnir at 5 MS nnd the metn liers left town during the day. Bishop Berry expressed his gratification at tho kindly manner he had been received by nil and suggested that this conferenco might well follow 'n the action taken by New Hampshire 'onference. where he presided the previous week, which passed a resolution ' requesting that the same hlshop bo assigned to them for four con secutive years. The customary resolutions were passed recognizing the labors and courtesies of all who had helped make tho conference a sueeoas, and after ex pressing grief at tho death of Bishop Me Cabe, who wn.s ti have presided at this conference, tho M owing endorsement of Bishop Berry w.v- ;lvpn: "We arc glad to recognize the efficiency uniform courtesy and brotherllnosa of Doctor Berry, our presiding bishop. We who know him eMwtod all this and wo have not been dlsippolntod. Wo shall al ways be glad to e him whenever he can visit us, and wr tv.iy God will bless him and make him mor- and mnro a blessing to the church." The appointments were then read by the secretary of b" convention, tho Rev F. W. Lewis, and .ire, as printed In ano ther column with these corrections: Craftsliury, W. II Allen; Holland and Morgan, J. E. Sweet; Thetford Center nnd West Fa I rice supplied; Woodstock, Joseph Hamilton: Blngham1llo, supplied by A. H. Sturgrip. Swanton, M. H paid pastors In snlary and the amount I Sharpies; Woleott and North Woleott. paid pastors, presiding elders nnd bis hops wns $50,510. The church expenses amounted to $13,310, while the total bene volences were $1S,C62. PASTOR'S WIVES UNION. The annual meeting of the Pastors' Wives union of the Vermont conferenco was held In Pythian hall yesterday after noon, tho members and guests being re ceived by the hostess, Mrs. J. M. Frost, tho president, Mrs. W. S. Smithers, and tho wives of the presiding elders; Mrs. W. M. Newton, Mrs. George Hunt nnd Mrs. F. W. Ixswls. At tho business meeting these ofllcers were elected: President, Mrs. W. S. Smithers: vice-president. Mrs. X. M. Fowler: Bccrettry, Mrs. R. F. Lowp; treasurer, Mrs. C. D. Lance. A pro gramme consisting of a piano solo by Mr. O. E. Aiken of Coventry, solos by Miss liul.te lewls of St. Johnsbury and Mrs. .T. A. Dixon of Bradford; recitations bj Mis. C. V. Lance nnd Mrs. Mllo Turner of Newbury was much enjoyed. It was voted to send notes of sympathy to the Rev. A. J. Hough of Groton and the Rev. r. M. Baker of Randolph Center. A so cial hour was enjoyed, and refreshments were t-etved. ERRING COUPLE RETURN. C. Gnnyen nnd Mrs. A. Xcjcrei Arc In .Montpoller .lull. .Montpoller, April 21. Early this morning State's Attorney Benjamin Gates and Sheriff Tracy returned from Leominster with Ceborn Gonyea and Mrs. Agnes Neveret, both formerly of Barre. and placed them In tho county Jail to await arraignment on tho chargo of adultery. As alleged by the State, the couplo eloped from Barre about a month ago nnd went to Leominster, Mnss., where they were living when nrrested. Some ten days ago Sheriff Tracy located thn prisoners and, on n warrant Issued on complaint of tho State's attorney, ho secured the.Ir arrest. Tho couplo was held until yesterday for an extradition hearing but when the State's attorney and sheriff arrlvod In Boston with the necessary requisi tion papers tho nttorney of the respond ents waived a hearing and tho prison ers wero turned over to the Vermont officers. Tho Neveret woman took her three children with her nnd they now remain with hor sister In Leominster. Mrs. Neveret was on probation In a liquor cuso In which she pleaded guilty but n few days before leaving Vermont, Gon yea hns a wlfo nfcri family of small children In Barre, Tho woman Is about 35 years of nge, nnd the man Is several years younger. supplied hy J. 11. Mills; Worcester, sup plied. All joined In singing "A Charge to Keep I Have," after wnlch the conferenco closed with tho benediction pronounced by the bishop. CONVENTION PROGRAMME. URGES FOREST PROTECTION. Couscrvntlvc Methods nf Liuultrrlnit Hesolvea American Pnprr Maker. Proctor, April 21. Governor Proctor has Instructed his secrtary of civil and mill, tnry nffairs, Benjamin Williams, Jr., to give out tho following resolutions adopted by tho American Paper and Pulp associa tion: Resolved, That th.fi association calls upon nil pulp manufacturers In tho United States to adopt, to tho fullest extent pos sible, conservative methods In lumbering according to thu approved principles ot tho science ot forestry, and Further Resolved, that this asnoclutlo urges State governments to adopt more efficient means for the prevention of for est fires, Resolved, That a copy of these resolu tions b0 sent to tho forestry association of tho Unltud States and to the govern ors of the New England States, Pennsyl vania, West Virginia, Michigan, Wiscon sin and Minnesota. Resolved, That this association looks upon water storage as a most Important means for tho development of the water resources of the United States, tho pro vontion of floods with consequent los of property and life, the Improvement of navigation In rivers and canals, and thero reclamation of Inundated areas, and advo cates government and State aid and con trol in order that water storage systems may bo created on a comprehensive plan and used for the benefit of. the people at large. Resolved, That n copy of this resolutlot bo sent to the President of the Vnlted States and tho governors of Slates when) tho 3toroto of .wtttor la possible Slnte Ilcntnl .Society Meet In rinrllmr ton .liny to 17. Rutlnnd. April 22. Dr. Thomas Mound of this city, secretnry of tho Vermont State Dental society, has mude public tho programme for tho 31st nnnual convention of tho organ ization to be held at Burlington May IS, 16 nnd 17. The convention w'll open Wednesday evening nt eight o'clock with reports of officers, clectlrfh of new members and other business. " The address of welcome will be by Dr. S, D. Hodge of Burlington. Dr. George O. Mitchell of St. Albans will give tho president's address. There will be a lecture by Dr. M. L. Rheln of New York. At tho morning session Thursday there will be the following essays "The New and the Old and Why." Dr I E. O Kinsman, Cambridge, Mass., "Burnished Colli l'tlllnira In Ontt I'.. I ment." Dr. W. I. Bilgham, South Fram Ingham, Mass.; "A Practical Talk," Dr. C. H. Gorrlsh, Exeter, N. H. Thn afternoon session Thursday will be devoted to a lecture by Dr. L. D. Shephard of Boston, an essay by Dr. .1. Edward Porter of Providence on "What Constitutes a Successful Pro fessional Life?" Dr. A. J. Sawyer of Afanchestor, N. H.. will lecture on "Treatment of Root Canals with Spe cial Reference to Immediate Root Fill ing," Dr, O. F. Cheney of St. Johns bury, will give a paper on "Ten Years' History of Vermont Board of Dental Examiners." In the. evening will como the annual ladles' night, thn social feature of the convention. The closing session Is scheduled for Friday morning, during which officers will be elected. The convention will have as guests of honor. Dr. L. D. Shephard of Bos ton. Dr. L. M. Rheln of Now York. Br. C. H. Gerrlsh of Exeter, N. If., Dr. W. I. Brlgham of South Framlngham, Mass., Dr. E. O. Klnsmnn of Provi dence. R, I,, Dr. A. J. Sawyer of Man chester. N, H.. and Dr. W. G. Rrldgc. of Boston. They will tnke part In ills cusslons of tho various papers. Dr. nerrlsh. Dr. Sawyer, Dr. Bridge and Dr. Urlghn.ni will give clinics. Others lown for this port of the programme are: Dr. IT. F. Hamilton, Newport; Dr. C, R. Woods. Rutland: Dr. J. A. Robinson, Morrlsvllle; Dr. F. H. Brown, Lebanon, N. If, Already 15 prominent dental and drug firms havo signified their Inten tions of making exhibits. FAREWELL TO PASTOR. Informal Reception Tendered nr. Union at Ht. Jnhnnbtiry. St. .Tohnebury, April 22.-An Informal re ception to the Row Dr. Edward D. Eaton unci family was tendered him nt the North Congregational Church this evening Inci dent to hlu departure to-morrow for Be lolt, Wis., to resume his duties aa presi dent of Belolt College. Vocal solos wera given by two members of tho church choir, Mrs. Hubort W. Brooks and Mrs. H. M. Cross, and the Row Dr. Eaton took this opportunity to give nn Interesting descrip tion of the pence congress in JJew York, at which ho was a delegate, after which the farowell greetings wero extended by Arthur F, Stone on behalf of tho church. FIRE DAMAGES OASTLETON. A Loss of ac.fSOO and lliialnraa Sertlon Xarrowly E.enpeil. Castleton, April 22. The entire busl ness section of this town had a narrow escppo early this morning vUvn thn Lldcll block nnd an adjoining house, owned by Mrs. Ilarrltit Strong, worn destroyed at a loss of about jft.noo by fh-o which started In the store. Tho cause of the blaze -.v.ir not known. 1r,o high wind made It difficult to restrain the flames nnd Beveral adjoining roefs v.'fro at different tlmef, blading from f.ylng spark?. Tho Lldell biork was ocruj'loa by the plumbing: establishment of Dunn W. G. Reynolds Carpets, Furniture, Stoves cH Ts Carpet Is on full blast and J A. . i i i snort enas ana room len accumulating. We Propose to NOW already ..1 gths are Sell Them And make prices which will surely interest those ahout to huy. 28 30 32 42 Yard Length Savonnerie $1.75 grade, Yard Length Savonnerie 1.75 " Yard l.eng:h Wilton 1.85 Yard Length Axminster 1.35 6 Room Length Axminster 1.25 34 Yard Length Velvet 1.25 30 Yard Length Tapestry 1.00 16 Yard Length Axminster 1.35 Sale Price $1.25 Sale Price 1.25 Sale Price 1.52 Sale Price 1.00 Sale Price 1.00 Sale Price 1.00 Sale Price .75 Sale Price .90 1 Rug Length Carpets ALL GRADES About Half Price. ALL CARPETS MADE LAID AND LINED. W. G.Rep! See Us for Furniture and ds Co. I Stoves. I Bros., this city. The structure was reception In Grange hall this evening for1 owned by Mrs. Flora Parke- of Bnr- the delegates and a class of 20 candidates tonsvllle. The building was valued at was Initiated. Following tho Inltiatk-n was J2.O00 and there was $1,000 Insurance n danco and supper, of which tho dele on Its $1,500 stock. Tho housi was cc- gates as well a nearly Ui members of e uplcd by tho families of Mrs. Strong, the local lodge partook. To-morrow morn Smith Pcrlbuor nnd Mrs. Martha D. Ing thero will be a business meeting of Pond, Mrs. Pond lost nil her house- the grand lodge as well as nn election of hold effects which wero insured for officers for the ensuing year. StOO. Tho other families saved their, furniture. Tho houso was alued nt ",00 and the lnuuraiv'9 was Jl.f.OO. nnd summoned the physicians. Mortt- RAILWAY BOYCOTT LIFTED. FARM BUILDINGS BURNED. c, MilTer Hlxhee of Wnltsfleld I. nun ot f6,000. Worklnmncn' llnlf Fare niitr Hertor- Montpelier, April 22.-The farm homo ei . i.r..itv !nn1 lmrna of J' ' "'"beo at Wnltxfleld en in mirrcuy .nen. wcr burned this morning, causing a loss Montpelier. April 22. As a result of flf J6i0a), with a partial Insurance. The a meeting of the directors of the Barro buildings were among the finest in the .v .iionipener electric rauwny, nein tins town. Eight cows, one horse, a lot of hay, poultry, grain, household goods and forenoon nt Barro, tho two nnd ono hnlf cent fnre will bo restored to-morrow morning and the boycott of the labor unions in the two cities will bo lifted. J. .1. Flynn and A. O. Humphrey, the Burlington directors of the company, did not attend tho meeting to-day, but ns Superintendent F. H. Andrus mndo no objections to restoring tho old rate of faro It Is Inferred he has had In structions so to do from President Flynn and Director Humphrey, Tho directors this morning voted that this half faro rnte should ho in force for one year. The nnnual meet ing nf tho board of directors of tho rond Is to bo hold July 1, and whether farming implements wero burned, ELECTRIC RAILWAY TAXES. That ot Springfield Bond l'nld to Stole Treasurer. Montpelier, April 22, The tax of thn Springfield electric railroad, amounting to J3U1.26 was paid to-day to State Treasurer E. If. Doavltt. The taxen of the St. Al ba m Railroad company, the Barro ei Montpelier electric railway and the Mount Mansfield electric road aro still unpaid. The town of Middlntown Springs sent to-day to the Stoto treasurer a check for mor was found to be sufferlntr from mnllgnnnt diphtheria nnd his case wns hopeless. Every precaution has b"on taken to prevent a spread of "he nis ense. There no about 1(5 patten's In the hospital at present, nnd 12 slstei i. Tho staff and patients number about 30, nil told. STATE K. OF C. CONVENTION Fnir Haven. April 22. The State con vention of the Knights of Columbus of Vermont will be hold In this town May H. Delegates from Rutland, Montpoller, Burlington, Barre, St. Johnshury, St Al bans, Mlddlebury, Bennington, Bellows Fnlls and Brattlcbom with other visiting knights will nttenil high mass at 3i, Mary's Church at ten o'clock In the fore noon, after which they will meet In con vention at Knights of Columbus hall. In tho evening nt 7:30 o'clock there will bo en exemplification of tho third degree of the order at Pownell's hall under the auspices of Rutland nnd Fair Haven councils. Following the degree work there will be a banquet nt Green's hall, The list of speakers at the banquet will Include some of tho best aftor dinner ta lent In Vermont. MASONS ORDERED OUT. I'lftll Strike In Rutland In Six Weeks Jlen nnt I.Ike It. Rutland, April 22. About 15 union ma sons employed nt thu new Mead building or not new fnces aro seen on the board jl.477.7j. the amount of U. S. deposit fund hero went on strike to-day through sym- nftor that the new rato Is sure to bo In forco until that date. Tho boycott will be lifted to-morrow morning nnd travel on tho electrics will bo rosumcd. The labor unions of tho two cities mot this evening and the outcomo of tho trouble Is satisfactory to them. held by that town. DIPHTHERIA QUARANTINE. Catholic Hospital nt St. p.uny, 11 is said, with the masons at Burlington. It was stated here that the masons In Rutland had had ordors from State headquarters to quit. It Is the fifth I time that they havo struck within six Inhnslinry. weeks and considerable dissatisfaction N. E. 0. P. CONVENTION. Over 10O Delegate Attending Sca.lnu. In llrutllrboro. Brattleboro, April 22, Thero aro over 100 delegates from tho different lodges of the Btato New England Order of Protection hero to-day to attend tho annual meeting ot the grand lodgo ot Vermont. Th. lodgo lwld meeting, and Murscf.1 MullKnaiit Cuse. St. Johnsbury, April 22. Tho St. Johnshury Catholic hospital was quar-, antlned yestorday for diphtheria, fol lowing the death thero laBt night or Edgar Mortimer, nn employees of tho Fairbanks Scalo works, who enmo to this town recently from Barre. Morti mer wns 19 years of nge. He beenmo 111 Inst Wednesdny and Dr II G Bill iard diagnosed tho ense us not serloin?, was expressed by tho Idle men to-day. FRIENDS FEAR FOR JUDGE BATES. St, Johnsbury, April 22. Considerable nnxiety Is felt hero by the friends of Judge and Mrs. II, c. Bates, as to their safety ns nothing hns been heard from them slnco the sovene earthquake .which destroyed .1 portion of Hollo, P, I, They havo been there for six years, whero Mr Bates is judge of tho ninth district Ho was for many years n prominent lawver ordering tho man taken to the hospital, In this placo nnd was formerly lieutenant ina Bisiera uccamo aiarmou saturdnyi eavet nor of, Vermont.