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THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS : THURSDAY. MAY 28, 1907.
Ool. H. E. Parker Defeated for
Re-election after 20 Years'
ONE MAJORITY 4TH BALLOT,
Calvin Kailrrnii of ttninlnuf on KlerUd
rnnd Mnifrr I,, r. Cirnn( nf flur
lltiKlnn nicnln Trrnmirrr Odd
JHVIIonn Meet III Itllllnnd
Montpelier, May If!. Tho 61st anmml
session of tho Brand lodjjo of the Odd Fel
lows of Vermont opened nt nine o'clock
this morning In Armory hall. Over 200
delegates nnd past ifrands were present.
I A. Bobbins of Newport, grand mnstor,
presided and a class of V) took the Brand
lodge degree. Among tho prominent visi
tors present from outside the State were
Orand Master AVIIIlnm :. Felch of Man
chester. X. H., and Deputy Orand Master
Ernest C. Crnlg of Woodsvllle, N. II.
Standing committees on printing, cred
entials, grievances, subordinate, finance,
Jurisprudence, mileage and per dlam, ra
tums, supplies, resolutions, correspond
'nip, legislation, by-laws, state of the
5r(dcr and KehcUa.li degree worn nppolnt.'d
y ttit- grand master.
GHANT) EODGE OEE1CEH3.
The afternoon session was taken up
fc-Ith tho election and Installation of of
ficers and a discussion of certain pto
posed changes In the constitution and by
laws. Col. Harry 13. Parker of Bradford
who has been Brand secretary for 2
consecutive years, was defeated on the
fourth ballot by one majority by O. H.
Henderson of St. dohnshury. The Brand
officers elected this afternoon nre: Grand
master, Calvin Bndreso of Bennington;
deputy Brand mnste-, F. V'. Jackson of
Barre; Brand warden, F. E. Terry of
Brattleboro, Brand secretary, O. It. Hen
derson of St. Johnsbury; Brand treasur
er, I,, c. Orant of Binlington: Brand
chaplain, J. A. Bellinger of Wells River;
representatives to Koverelgn Grand
Lodge, O. E. Chlllson of Hurllncton, P.
K Ttobblns of Newport. The officers
irero Installed by retiring Ornnd Maxtor
P A. Bobbins.
It wa1- voted to hold the next meeting
of t:.e Grand I.odRr ,n Rutland In May,
Grand Master Endrrs this evening
nanel the following appointive officers:
Srand marshal, H. W. Hatch of Bristol;
(rand conductor, K. M. Sargent of St.
Johnsbury: grand guardian, F. G. Nichols
of Richmond; grand herald. E. I.. Ingalls
of Vergcnnes; district deputies, tlrst dis
trict, 13. K. Stratton of Pennington: sec
ond district, II. H. Stetson of Proctor;
third distric. Allen T. Calhoun of Middle,
bury; fourth district. C. W. Garvin of
Rlchford; fifth dltrlct. D. It. Ste.ton of
Newport: sixth dlstrlc, f. J. Wlloy of
l.yndonvllle; seventh, district, 13. R.
Olarko of Montpelier eighth district, C..
A Hurnham of Feleliville. ninth district,
N J. Iloquer of Ileadsboro; tenth district,
Dcwitt Davis of Chester.
CHANG 13 IN TRUSTEE ELECTION.
It was voted to change tho method o!
electing trustees of the Gill Odd Fellows
Homo at Ludlow. In previous years these
trustees have beon elected for ono year.
H. A. Reed of Windsor w.is to-day elected
trustee for four years, Dr. W. A. Havens
of Cluster for three years, Dr. W. N. Pry
ant of I,udlow for two years and II. C.
Farrar of Rutland for one year. In tin
future one trustee will retire each year
and a new one will be elected for four
years. Tho grand master of the grand
lodge, the grand patriarch of the Brand
encampment and the president of the Re
bekah assembly ate ex-ofllclo trustees
making seven In all
This evening In Armory hall the ofllcors
"'bt- tho Statu Assembly of Rehekahs gave
e. reception to the delegates and visiting
Odd Fellows and their wives. Tho hall
was trtmmod In honor of the event and
beveral hundred people attended. Miss
Mabel H. Gleason of Rutland, jtho State
president, was assisted In receiving by
Mrs. Kartell lietoher of Ilradford, Mrs.
Louise I,. Hoyce of Barr, Mrs. Ella C.
I'lnncy of Eyndonvlllo, Mrs. Mabel R.
Dano of Newport. Mrs. Suslo ICeaeh of
White River Junction, Miss Emma Gates
of Ludlow. Mrs. Frances Stono of Spring
field, and Mrs. 13. M. Hnzen of Windsor.
Following the rereption the Kebekali de
giee was worked by a team from Bright
Star Ixidqe of Barre.
The annual meeting of the State Ro
bekah assembly will bo held to-morrow
in Armory hall. This will close tho events
of Odd Fellows week.
REPORTS OF GRAND OFF1GI3RS.
The reports of Grand Master r. A.
Robblns of Newport, of Grand Secre
tary II. 13. Parker of Ilradford, of
Grand Warden Frank W. Jackson of
Harre, and of Grand Trensurer I,. C.
Grant of Ilurllngton, were read and
their reading occupied the remainder
of tho morning session.
GRAND M .A STEM'S R 13 PORT,
In his annual report to tho ofllcors and
members of tho Grand Ixd(o of Vermont,
P. A. Robblns, grand master, said In part:
Once moro wo meet In annual session
In this our capital city, and the grund
chapluln has asked divine guidance In all
of our deliberations. As we review the
work and growth of the. order in this
Jurisdiction we liavo every leason to be
thankful for tho prosperity wo have on
Joycd. Tho past year has Indeed been a
prosperous ono, and nearly every lodso
has shared In tho general prosperity.
It is a pleasure to report that the order
in Uiis Jurisdiction Is In a prosperous con
dition. During the past year wo have
made a very substantial gain In member
ship, as you will see by tho report of the
grand secretary. Foaco and harmony
prevails throughout the Jurisdiction and
With all our sister Jurisdictions.
INSTITUTION OF LODGES.
During the year tho following Rebekih
Lodges havo been Instituted:
West River Rebekah Ixidge, No. 61, of
Nwfane December 28, 1S06, was Instituted
by F. 15. Perry, grand marshal, assisted
by president of the assembly, with a
membership of 45.
Holly Rebekah Lodge, No. 62, of Fair
Haven, January 4, was instituted by Cal
vin KndreBs, deputy grand master, assist
ed by the president of tho assembly, with
a membership of 45.
Purity Robckuh Lodge, No. G3, of
Rochester on February 8. I Instituted
this lodge, assisted by tho president of
tho Rubekah assembly and P. J, Putnam,
deputy of distiict No. 8, with a momher-
pMp of 40,
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NATIONAL BISCUIT COMPANY
Clyde River Rebekah Iodge, No. 64, of
Island Pond on March ?, IPO", with a mem
bership of f". 1 was assisted In institut
ing this lodge by the vice-president nnd
grand warden of tho assembly.
It has been my pleasure to attend nil
of tho dlftrlct meetings In the 10 districts
during tho past year. P3xcellent work was
done at each of these meetings, and great
credit is due the district deputy Brand
master of the several districts for tho way
In which the meetings were carried out.
January 30, 1 vlsl'ed Temple Lodge, No.
10, and with the district deputy Installed
the officers. The initiatory degree waa
worked In a very Impressive manner.
January 3, I drove to Island Pond nnd
installed the oflicer.s of Essex Lodge.
March &5, 1 visited Champion Lodge.
No. 19, of Ilradford. The first degree, was
exemplified In a line manner.
March is, visited Connecticut Lodgo,
No. 7, of liarnet.
1 hav also visited Tomefobla Ixidge of
Rtanstead, receiving an Invitation to bo
with them on the occasion of the visit
from Grand Master Walling, of the Grand
Lodge of Quebec.
1 also visited Moosehlllock Ixidge of
Woodsvllle, N. H.. on the occasion of the
observance of their fifteen hundredth con
1 regret that I have not been able ;o
visit more lodges tiro past year, hut owing
to circumstances over which I had no
cotitiol I have been unable to do so.
I would respectfully recommend thtt
charters be granted to West River Ixidge,
No. 10, of Newfane, Holly Rebekah IJdgo,
No. C2, of Fair Haven, and Purity Re
bekah Ixidge, No. tiS, of Rochester, nnd
Clydo River Lodge, No. 61, of Island
1 woujd also recommend that suitable,
legislation be passed defining the scopo
and authority of the committee on print
ing. ODD FBLIXWS HOME.
On August 21 I attended the meeting of
trustees of tho Home at Ludlow and
again on December 3, I visited the Home.
It being the occasion of the district meet
ing. On both occasions 1 found the In
mates of the Home all feeling happy and
contented nnd all spoke highly of the
tieatment they were receiving.
In conclusion I wish to thank you one
and all for the great honor conferred upon
mo in my election to this olllce. It Is an
honor to preside nt tho head of an organ
ization like this, numbering as It does
nearly ",WV members, bonded together by
fraternal ties for the uplifting and better
ment of mankind. 1 wish to thank th
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ofllccrs of the Grand Ixidge with whom I
have been associated for the loyal support
they have given me and their willingness
in assisting mo to make tho year a suc
cess; also my very efficient corps of dis
trict deputy grand masters who have ren
dered Invaluable aid In looking after the
interet-ts of the order in their districts,
and to all members of this Jurisdiction I
extend sincere thanks and appreciation
for the many courtesies I have received
nt their hands.
REPORT OF GRAND SECRETARY.
H. E. Parker, grand secretary, In his
20th report ald In part:
Tho past year shows excellent progress,
peace and harmony prevailing. Four
lodges have over 200 members, nnd IS over
lf0 ea h. Wantastlquet, No. 5. of Brnt
tleboro Is the largest lodge In the Jurisdic
tion, having 47T members. Forty-eight
lodges gain, while 20 lose, nnd four hold
their own. Netl? Ixidge, No, 31, makes
the largest gain for the year, 19.
Number of subordinate lodges,
Jan. 1, I'M I'
Number of members Jan. 1, 1D0C,, C,.V.cl
Admitted by card SI
From which deduct:
Withdrawn by caid isi
Dropped for non-payment of
Dec. 31, 1.
FINA NCI A L VA LEATION.
Amount Invested In real estate.. .13,Gl.".e0
In buildings ,4.'..'.:ts
In stocks 5,f.70.(.0
In savings banks 2!i..V5.9
Cash on hand 11,fiS3.22
Cnprodiutlve property 7.RSJ.01
. 16,101. i2
Ixrs amount of Indebtedness.
Net valuation JI27.11R.73
Numbe-r of lodges, Jan 1. lftfi.
Instituted during the year....
llrothers. January 1, liinr,.
Sisters, Janiiory 1,
Initiated durinR the year,
Not pain for year ; 4(1
Members January 1, 1907.
RECEIPTS OF REBEKAH I.ODGES.
Admissions J D77.50
Rentsnnd Invested funds ZiS.lS
From miscellaneous sources J, SILK
GRAND TREASURER'S REPORT.
A Financial Statement from the books
of the Grand
Treasurer, May 6, 1907
Balance on hand as per last
Prom H . E. Parker, Grand
MlleaRC nnd per diem, ses
sion of 190C fSI.OO
O E, Chllson, Grand Mas
ter, salary iViO.OO
H. E. Parker, Grand Se
cretary, salary, S00.0)
Ij. C. Grant, Grand Trea
surer, anlary 26,00
Sov, Grand IodR-e, tax for
Sov, Grand IOdge, tax for
1907 360 00
Entertainment of visitors,
session of 1906 46.76
H. C. Farrar, bonds for offi
Opinion Publishing Co.,
printing nnd stationery, ,, 812. 10
Expense of printing com
Balance as shown by cash
Ahove balance Is made up ns follows:
Cash deposited with Bur-
Uncton Trust Co 12,760.31
Unsttlcd claim npalnst Tho
Peoples' National Bank of
Ij. C. Grant, Gmnd Treasurer
REPORT OF TRUSTEES OF nibb ODD
In boholf of the trustees of the Gill Odd
Fellows Homo the report for tho year
rndlnp with this session of the Grand
IidK0, May IB. 1907, was submitted, by
Becrtary Walter L. Havens:
Two meetings of the board woro called
during1 tho ynar, ono In August, 190U, nnd
another In May, 1907, at which special
and routine business wero considered.
Urothor and Bister Traslc have been re-
engaged to serve as superintendent and
matron for tho ensuing year at the usual
salary of Bin hundred dollars, You aro
to bo congratulated that thoy are wlHInK
to iervo you in that capacity for another
year, for thoy uro cfllclont and faithful,
and satisfactory both to tho residents and
During tho year admissions to the
Homo liavo been as follows: Joseph S.
Taylor, Pico Ixxlgo, Walllnsford, May
17, 00, Abblo L. Warner, Good Will Ixidge,
Rutland, July 9, isod, 13. It. Holllstor,
Hope Lodge, Manchester, October 31,
1MW, Henry J. Wnrd, Kllllngton IxhIbc,
Rutland, December 1, HOfl.
Frank Montgomery Warner of Killing
ton I.dgo, No. 29, of Rutland, nfter an
Illness of two weeks, died at the Homo
February 2-1, 1907. Ills remains ven
temporarily placed In the tomb it Lud
low, but will soon bo burled In
the Gill Home lot tn the Lud
low cemetery. Urother Warner was a
resident of the Homo three years, six
months and fourteen days, his an
wiventy-slx years, nine months and
Mart: i Van Huron Olbbs dlrd nt the
Home March ?. 1907. He was admitted to
the Home upon recommendation of Kill
Ington IxvlBe, and was a resident therein
from June 1st. iron, until tho date of his
death. Age sixty-six years. Ilrnther Glbbs
rests In tho cemetery nt I'oultney, Vt.
Number admitted to the Home 21
NumlKT died nt the Home 12
Number withdrawn from Homo 1
Number now In the Home 11
Number of mnles In Home S
Number of females In Home .1
There has beon an unusual amount nt
sickness nt the Home during the winter.
At one time eight of the residents were
111. All who survived are now fairly well
for persons of their advanced ago, and
nre, looking forward with pleasure to the
coming of warm weather.
COMPARISON OF EXPENSES.
Total expense $3,179.21 $2.7S4."i'J
Total offset for permanent
funeral expenses, etc ... SW.RO
MARKSMEN HELD MATCH
DESPITE THE WEATHER.
Montpelier. May 10 -Riln nnd cloudy
weather interfere I t-i-day with the first
days shoot on the third annual tourna
ment of the Montpelier Gun cluh held nt
the range near Itarre transfer. Twenty
fivo marksmen uere present, however,
and the programme for the day was com
pleted. Dr. C. H p.jrr of this' city mndo
the highest nerago over all amateurs
and ptofesslonais present hitting 140 out
of 175 pigeons.
Among the prominent marksmen pres
ent from outsi.l- the State -was Sim
Glover, representative of the Haltlstlne
Powder companv of New York, who
made h record of 115. J. A'. Elliott of the
Winchester Reputing Arms company of
New Haven, Coi' .. whose score was 144,
Jack Funning- of the Dupont Towder
company of Wilmington, Dob, whoso
score was H3 and Gilbert V. Wheeler
of nrunswlck Me who made 113.
The shoot for i n pt.ite trophy, a sil
ver cup emblematVal of the highest In
dividual score fo- the championship of
Vermont, was the nrlnelpal event nf the
day. This was won bv E. P. Greenwood
of F.nosbumh Falls, who made AT, out of
possible uf). This cup was held Inst
ear by A. S. Head nf St Albans. First
prize In the merehindise event n gun
case, wn won by A. S. Head nf St. Al
bans and the second. 2.'0 loaded shells, by
G. Ptarrett of Northfleld.
Other prominent visitors present were
Dr. Newton of Greenfield, Mass., Capt
Ayers of Windsor and J. R. Prlnloy of
Bridgeport. Conn The St. Albans cluh
was represents ",v It. R. Perkins. A. S.
Head and E. S. Greenwood, the R.irre
cluh by Gnle p.en'iett, II. A Eastman nnd
!.an-v Houghton md the Nnrthtlebl club
by W P. Springer. H. C. Mnsely, Ct.
Htarrett, W. II. Allen and Summer Kim
ball. JUDGE POWERS HEARS
TANGLED WILL CASE.
Rutland, Mnv 111 Because of thn ills-
(luaiiiicauon ni .niuge j;. i,. waterman.
who Is presiding at the present term of
the Rutland ronntv court to sit In the
case, (ieorge m. Powers of MorrlsMlIe
was here to-day to hear the caso of
Charles p. Harris of this rlty nnd Susan
Harris Waterman of Brnttleboro vs. W.
A. Harris and Charles Bowles of Spring
field, Mass., a famous will case which
has been In the courts many years. Thn
suit Is brought for thn distribution of thn
property under the will nf the Into Joel
B. Harris of Rutland. There Is about
$.V,000 involved and the will Is so long
nnd techlncal that It ha.s puzzled many
lawyers. O. M. Barber and E. J. Water
man are counsel for the plaintiffs nnd
Butler and Moloney and F. S. Tlatt for
TROUT ARE BITING FINELT.
Tho trout season has opened horn
with thn most favorable conditions
within the history of locnl nnglers.
The streams am In prime condition
even in tho mountains and largo
catches were the rulo yesterday nnd
to-dny. So many trout wero taken
from thn strenms yesterday Hint many
nnglers nre. nlready questioning thn
ndvlsablllty of putting? oft the open
season to May 16 when the brooks nre
almost suro to bu In good condition
and anybody enn catch trout. Under
the old law everybody went out May
1 just to say that they fished on open
ing day nnd ns thn strenms nre usually
bank full on thnt dato and the weather
cool thn majority would come back
empty handed. At Chittenden dnm,
which Is getting to be the most famous
trout water In this part of thn Stnte,
thn trout are not yet lilting well, only
an occasional fisherman having good
GAIN IMPROVED MAIL SERVICE.
The petition of Rutland business
men, rconded by thn Merchants' nsso
elation of Boston, asking that letters
sent to Boston from tills city on the
midnight train bo worked en route,
has been grnnted and two extra postal
clerks will bo engaged ill two weeks
to do the work. Under thn present
system Rutland letters for Boston are
not sorted until they reucli thn Hub
mid although the train urilves nt 7
a. m, the mall Is not distributed by tho
curriers on their first morning trip.
Abundiiut llrnhli is nssured when
there Is pood blood In the veins, Hood's
barsnpnrllln Is tho medicine to make
good blood, Begin taking It now. It Is
Just whiit tho system needs nt this
tlmo and will do you great good,
.Sharpens tho uppctlto, btcadles tho
WEEK AT EDO
Last Day Occupied with 22nd
Annual Meeting of State
AN ENROLLMENT OF 0,308
Sixty Lodge In Vrrmnnt Sirs. Knr
lene Iledehr of flrmlfnrd Elected
President rx Meeting vtltli
Companion firder In Rut
land In 1I10.M.
Montpelier, May 17. Tho Vermont
State assembly of Rebekah's held their
ll'nd annual meeting In this city to-day.
Miss Mabel Gleason of Rutland, State
1 her nnnunl report Miss Gleason
eulogized those who have died during the
last year, spoko of tho flourishing con
dition of the order throughout the State
and referred to the new lodges that have
been organized during the year nt New
fane, Rochester, Fair Haven nnd Island
The report of Mrs I.oulso I Boyro of
Harre, the secretary, showed that there
lire now (14 Rebekah lodges In the Stato
with a total of 2,075 brothers and P..233
sisters. Mrs. Ella Finney of I.yndonvllle,
the treasurer, reported n balance on hand
The nssembly dcgiee was conferred this
morning on a class of 69, fourteen of
whom wero men.
Miss Martha Pres.vitt of I.aconla, N.
H., president of the New Hampshire as
sembly, Miss Hattle M. Smith, warden,
and Miss Eliza P. Emerson, two other
officers of the New Hampshire assembly,
also addressed the morning session.
ELECTION OF OFFICERS.
Tho officers elected this afternoon for
the ensuing year are: President, Mrs.
Karlene Bedehr of Bradford: vice-president,
Mrs. Mabel R. Dam of Newport;
Fccretary, Mrs. Ixjulse, I,. Boyee of Harre;
treasurer, Mrs. Ella C. Finney of Lyndon
vllle; warden, Mrs. Sus4e H. Klack of
White, River Junction: conductor. Mrs.
Francis Stono of Springfield; chaplain,
Mrs. Stella Bailey of Hnrdwlck: marshal.
Miss Emma Gates of Ludlow; Insldn
guardian, Mrs. Grace Richmond of Rut
land; outside guardian. Mrs. Anglo End
ress of Bennington. These officers wero
Installed by Miss Mabol Gleason of Rut
land, tho retiring president, nnd the as
sembly adjourned to meet In Rutland In
The Odd Fellows of Montpelier ke.pt open
house in their hall to-night for tho con
venience nnd accommodation of visiting
members and Rnbekahs who left on tho
midnight train. Refreshments wero served
during thn evening nnd with music and
cards the hours passed quickly. With the
adjournment of the Rebekah assembly
tho programme for Odd Fellows' week
H. E. PARKER NOT A CANDIDATE.
Col. II. E. Parker of Bradford Informs
the Free Press that he was not a candi
date for re-election as grand secretary of
the Grand Ixidge of Odd Fellows and that
lie hail so stited ns h considered that
after 20 years' service he had devoted all
the time to that office that ho could. It
was his zealous friends who placed his
name In nomination and the election of
O. H. Henderson of St. Johnsbury by one
majority on the fourth ballot is most
gratifying to Colonel Parker.
MAN WOUNDED HERMIT.
Returned I'lre and Is Arrextcd nl .llont-fcnincrj-
Montgomery Center, May 17. -A sequel
to the sensational capture of Joel Wilklns,
the hermit, was furnished to-day when
State's Attorney F. S. Tupper of St. Al
bans mused tho arrest or Roy Klnirsley
on the charge of assault with dangerous
weapons. Klngsley was one of the party
who accompanied the officers to the home
of Wilklns, who tired upon the nos.se from
a half-closed doorway, and Klngsley re
tinned the fire, wounding Wilklns in the
ami. Wilklns is now In the asylum at
Waterbury under observation. The wound
In his arm Is considered terlous, but it
Is thought thnt it will heal In time.
A preliminary hearing was given
Kinssley in tho office of his attorney.
Fred R. Campbell, nnd about 15 witnesses
were examined, Th hearing was con
tinued this evening until May 2.1
Klngsley Is under arrest to-night but It
is thought that he will be released on ball
CONCLUSION OF RIFLE I
MATCH AT MONTPELIER.
Montpelier, May 17. Oood weather!
prevailed at tho second and last day's
shooting In tho annual tournament 1
held under the auspices of tho Mont
pelier Gun club. Tho flve-mnn team i
nintch between the Montpelier Oun club I
nnd tho Hog River Oun club of North- I
field for a trophy cup was won by the
Montpelier team with 100 breaks ngnlnst '
179 for the Northfleld team,
The nrlies won to-day wero as follows-
W, E. Allen of Northfleld, a Mnr
lln rifle for the highest amateur aver
age! Dr. C II. Burr of Montpelier, box
of cigars, second highest: W. 1'. Spring
er of Northfleld, a tly hook, third high
est. For tho highest Individual scores
Gale Bennett of Barre won 250 loaded
shell; Dr, J. W. Newton of Greenneld,
Mass., a flask; W. T. Allen of North
field, n sweater; Dr C. II. Burr oT Mont
pelier, a hunting knife; R. A. Eastman
of Barre, 50 clgnrs; N. O. Wilson of
Montpelier, a gun cleaner; W. P.
Springer of Northfleld, a year's sub
scription to Outing; O. E. Mcgrath of
Montpelier, a years subscription 'o
Rod and Oun In Cnnndn.
The highest professional average for
the two days was made by Sim Glover
of New York with 271 breaks out of
315, Tho high nmateur average for
the two days was made by W, E. Al
len of Northfleld with 281 breaks out
of 315, Dr, C. II, Burr of Montpelier
was second with 200 breaks. Othei
high nvernges for the two days wero:
W. P. Springer of Northfleld. 252; Jack
Fanning of Wilmington, Del., 200; G.
M. Wheeler of Rrunswlck, Me., 200; J,
A. it. Elliott of New York, 252; Dr, J.
W. Newton of Greenfield, Mass., 250,
O, B. Wnlton, Montpelier. 246; B. A.
Eastman of Barre, 251; H. C Mosoloy,
Northfleld, 242, Galo Bennett, itarre,
213, 0. E, Mrgratll. Montpelier, 203,
There wci'u all out of a possible 315,
A nervous irrltablo woman, of ten on
tho verge of hysterics, is a sourco of
misery to everyone who comes, under
hor influence, and unhappy and mis
Such women not only drive hus
bands from home hut are wholly unfit
to govern childreu.
Tho ills of women act like a flro
brand upon the nerves, consequently
seven-tenths of tho nervous prostra
tion, nervous despondency, the
"blues", sleeplessness, and nervous
irritability of women Hriso from some
Do you expuriunco tits of depression
with restlessness nlternatintr wilh ox
tretne irritability V Do you sufFor
from pains in tint abdominal region,
bnokaclio, bearing-down pains.nerTous
dyspopsln, sleeplessness, and utmost
continually cross and snappy? If to,
your nerves arc in a bhnttcrcd con
dition and you aro threatened with
Proof in monumental that nothing1
in tho world is better for nervous
troubles of women than Lydla E.
Pinkham's Vegetable Compound,
made from native roots and herbs.
Thousands nnd thousands of women
can testify to this fact.
Mrs. Nellie Mskham, of 151 Morgan
St., B-Tlfalo, N. Y , writes:
Dear Mrs. Plnkham:
"I ws a week from norvoua prostration .
Lvdia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound, made from native roots anr
herbs, contains no narcotics or harmful
tho largest number of actua1 cures of female diseases of any inediclno tlul
world has ever known, and thousands of voluntary testimonials aro orl
file in tho laboratory at Lynn, Mass.,
Lydla E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound
DILLINGHAM IN BOSTON.
Stnrts Jieope of In vestlgntlon of Immi
gration In Europe.
Boston, May 17. The most exhaustive
Investigation In tho history "f the United
States to determine what is to be done
with the hordo of Immigrants who are
flocking to this country at tho rate of
over l.fufl.oon a year, Is about to be Ukeu
Senator W. P. Dillingham of Vermont
nrrHcd In Boston last night, preparatory
to sailing for Europo with other members
tho subject in the countries from which
, ml. nnninsr nf Immlp-ri nl come.
v . i , . .
This commission, composed of nine
m....r.M -...i a fititVin-tvnil I.V Inn Imml-
.a nn,rt,l t,v fho Imml-
gratlon bill, passed at the last session ol
Of thin number hut six will go in E;i-
steamer Cnnopic. and they will be Joined
In his room at the Touralne last
nlght Senator Dillingham, speaking of
the objects of the commission, said:
"The subject will be studied In Its
broadest form. While our work has 1
I.AAn mnrine.1 out tn n rorl.nln evtent. 1
It will necessarily depend upon cir
cumstances. We shnll land nt Naples,
and first visit the Italian ports. Our
committee will bo sub-dlvlded, and'
the various European ports visited. In
cluding those In France, Russia, with
n glance at the Jewish section, possi
bly Poland, Germany, Sweden, Bel
gium and England.
"The commission will study the laws
of the different countries, the method
of exnmlnlng Immigrants before they
sail, their mental, moral nnd physical
characteristics. In fjet, the commis
sion will take up the subject In such
a manner ns to got Information to bo
of benefit In securing legislation which
will permit the landing of such Immi
grants only ns will make desirable
citizens of tho Fnlted States.
"The Important field is to collect au
thoritative Information about immigr.i-
N. D. Blake, Principal, 110
At the Free
Here are a few of the
Compass and Dividers
I suffered so I did not caro what bicamo
me, and mv family destvilred of my i
cirerv. I'hvslclAn failed to heln me
was urRl to try Lydla E. linkliarl
vegetable, uompounu anu l want 10 leu yi
that It has entirely cured me. I tblnt I
Is the flniMt niodlclne on earth and I nl
recommending it to all my friends ail
Mrs. Geo. A. James a life lorj
resident of I'ledonia, K Y,, writes:
Dear Mrs. Plnkham:
"I was In a terribly run down condltitl
and hid nervous Prostration causod tl
femalo trouble. In fact I hnd not been wil
since mv chlldron wero born. This col
dit Ion worltwl on mv nerves and I was ll
rltable und miserable. I had trier! mar.l
remedies Htbntit irettintr much heln hi
Lydla 13. I'lnkhum's Vegetable Compourl
Drought, mo baclc to health and strength I
hni also carried mo safely through til
Chnngo of Life. I cannot too BtronRll
recommend your medicine.
Mrs. Pinkham's Invitation to Women!
Women suffering' from any form ol
female weanncss nre invited tJ
communicate promptly with Mrs!
Plnkham, at Lynn, Mass. From thl
symptoms uiven, the trouble may
located and the quickest and surest
way of recovery advised. Out of hcl
vast volume of experience in treatlnnl
femalo ills Mrs. Plnkham probablJ
has the very knowledge that will help
your case. Her advice is free unil
drug and today holds tho record foi
which testify to its wonderful value I
; a VYoman'6 Remedy for Women's Ills.
. tlon and the condition of Immigration
1 Much misinformation ha been dissetn
j miter, We are not admitting hordes
diseased Immigrants. The most rece
legislation prevents that The gi-ea
number of men and women com'pg
lour country are physical'y ard menfa'
! In tho prime of thn lives.
"The penalties for stearnsh'p compa'il
les which bring undesirable .mmlgran
are so heavy that they carc' i'ly exaul
line each one before Issuing a t -k
Ono company alone turned back &.0)
I Fix months. If they bring a d seas
Immigrant here the pena.ty is a fln
'$100 and free, p-'issagn home for the
"''l? 1 ;m 1R
11,0 ' lp
"Tho tide of Immigration Is lnfluen
. by thn demand for labor European peo
, . , ., , , , , :
I" "" l"-'r w"-i.'J iii.iv ineie
of nbor at pooJ Pr,lws here- anj
"While In Kurop th commissiorl
I hh-h bring Immigrant .,ere w.
1 hoir finances are when they loav
1 w man" Po "ome after workl ig he,,,!
and In what financial condition hey re-l
Peter Cray Received 10 years' eu-l
tencr for Killing UN Puttier.
Malone, N". Y., May 17 The Peter Ciriyl
murder trial eujv to an end suddenly o
day. When the court convened at 0 5''
m. District Attorney Ma n a-' Cpted a pic .i 1
by the defendint of manslaughter In
first degree. The defense conducted 1
Messrs. R. M. Moore an IBM r '
was ably handled in their conte-itl r
' , 1(.fpmlnnt wa9 an oplleptle w ien .
murdcr was committed,
The court sentenced Oray to a tern o'
nine years anil ten months nt Dannemcial
F. E- Blgwood, Wlnonskl. sel's 1,0m-
man A- Martinez L. ,t M Paints i.
pints nnd quarts a half-gallon prices
It quickens tho TOW
ER to think.
It brnndens the CAP
ACITY for SUCCSH
Church St., Burlington, Vt.
many things we carry
Postal Card Albums,
Wedding Cake Boxo