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HAPPENINGS 111 VERMONT. local Items of Interest Prom All Parts of the Green Moun tain State. THE NEWS BY 1 1 JNTIES 2 a" The Wlnoonkl Vnllrjr, VI ff r op North From (lie Inland In (hi : ke to (he S Pansumpslr, Alone- . r Circle US nd by the Shores C iVklte IllTcr Covered hy Spe cial Corrector ivats. ADDISON COUNTY. VERGENNE3. TV' r I n") i well known farmer nf Ker r's rgn iii' a suddenly Thursday morning B' h hone, .mid on years. lli la stir v'vr 1 bv .i , ifn liri'tlipi-x, Watson .mil I 'l "' rtlshutgh. nnil thieo f ce. M s "rvllli Kceler anil Mrs. i Tlit-iici nf Ferrlshurgh and Mrs. jmrr J iai Iiiian nf Fast Middleburv Th- fnnern' was held at the house Satur- j.i innrnlne at eleven o'clock. S'ep n Ri'es, shoriff iin.l chief of r f ' f t' - !tv, dld suddenly Sunday fi its fl .n .part disease while milking aim i ..i i-n nf r. I,. Fish. For r-vtr a nv ir Mr Hates liar hron stibloct t 'up ii p is.' which caused Ills ilp.ith (i 1 S.wlii complained of feeling 111 r ' pi i stc 1 n taking carp of hie work ns us l" K rpii.-n Hates was liorn of free pirois ,n S' Irli v. Charles i.'ltv eountv V'tg' ,a .n 1M2 Hp lyp,l with thp Hill ar' or fam'ly ami hail vivid rccollec t ii s ir o- n n hc"t n. i.pp. tin. cuitis... - il othor pnniilni-nt families In his native n rather wn a carpenter and t''r,'T w.'s tranipd as waiter. During tnr t v ' War !ip was In tin- service of ofl ' rs at Harrison's L-mdlnir ,inl fiftcr- tv ml went h Washington. Tliorp hp on tpr l t i, s rvlo nf Col. Frederick i: uvl-ir'dto of Wrprpnps, inomhor of t' mures from this district, rottinipd with 1 'm to this pltv In 1S00 and remained with h m i rt ' Mr Woodhrlilge's dp.ith. AftP: 1 rf'i'PiiiPnt frnm Congress, Col. W''iodbrld!:o was dieted m.ivor nn.t tlm fame yp.if Rates w is elected rlty sheilff n 1 i h or of po'li p. His standing In thp ' m nuri'y was such that Iip was able to f prl'h Hip bond nf Shl.OnO tlipn rtnntreil fr-m the s'iprlff Those offices hp hpld for M finspciitlvp ypnrs. In Hi5 Hates was tli-fratpil hut In if7 was unanlmnnsly re rlr tPd th'pf of police hp had i'ip n ffip fin of arroftlna "Ilrooklyn ?' in and "Ottawa Rid," two niPinbPrs nf a k.t-ist of postofflpo hnrulars, who an' now srrvlnR Fpptrnpp In Hip S-.atp prison and at i tn had In his nip-tody as a 'ramp, I' rn, t.i Xow York train rob tipr hut tpIptspiI him boforo hn was In'irTft th it thp ri-ikprtons wanted li'n Mi It.itp.s was alnioit cntlrply a tr ft it! t man. and In thp dl.-rh nf ' d.itlp- of his offli-p w,is pool and F If rp' (ra'no I, rarely If . vor actlne ha iilv II is survlvnl by a son, FiPd ft i l M IIh'ps. oiip datiL-htpr. Mrs. llav mnnd fi 'uiylrr, linth of Wnrri'Stor, Mass., find two Flstprs. who rc ilr. In Now York tho fnnoral was hpd at Rt. Paul's Ep!s- rppal ("hurrh PdnpsrJay. A riulPt Junp wpildtnsr tonk nlnro Tups fli y nlLrht at tho Iiomp of Mr. and Mrs Jmifs Don.iway of Furrlsbureh, whpn 1' Ir ilautrhtPr, KllzaliPth XauKhtnn, was marrlPd to Rowland Thomas Rnhlnsnn son nf tho lato Rowland K. Robinson of 1- rr'iljurr h. tho notPd Vprninnt nuthnr Thp beFt man was Kdw.nd W. Dona way, lironrr of thp brldo, and Mip hrldp'iiiald is-.i.s Miss Mary II. KobhiFon. sister of th rrrpnm. Thfi boilsn was Timttllv rlpi.n rated throughout, the color f-eliPme hJnfr wnro ami crpen, tup parlnr. where, the peri moriy wan perfornieil wis tastpfullv trlmmprl with p ae, cpdiir, fern and pink carr itlnns. Tin- bride wore a drpss of wn le nun's ve'llni? and p.irrled a bou ri pt of wh'tc bridal roes. The hrldos n i 1 1 carried n bourpiet of pink carnations tho claFS flower of VorKcnnes hlch school lVr), ill which the bride was a member At spvpii o'plopk tho eerptnony was psr formed by the Rev. .Inspph Uavlsnr In the prPFPnpp of Hip lintnPdUtP relatives nnd a few Intlmatp frlpndn. Retwpen p cht and ter o'clock a reception ws p ven to the nrwlj nnrr'eil couple at v i upv i(t crp present and d.ilnt rrfrfs in uts wei - served by tne-nhcrs of I: n p'rus f 'On, V. II. S. Anions; thou pres--ct fn.in ,)nt nf an were .lames I1 Dona way, a broth' r of the bride, and fam 11 y of Middleh'iry, Ml.'.s Katheilne Dona wi" of Utile FnllF, N. Y, Ml Ros, Dnnaway of Richmond, f.sii r of tliu lindp, and MIf Richel Robinson of Now York city, a sister nf the groom. Mr, and Mrs. Rniiinsnn were the tpelplpnts of a laree number of Rifts ainnnK them cut rl, fs. illvc rwarp. a lieantlfnt mtneVi bowl, t He linen and nil elegant rockltiK ctnir .Mr una .Mrs, oninson left that f r, tiK on a bridal tour of two weekj (irni w'.ch they will rpturn to Ferrls biirsh nnd reside at Rokehy, the Robln on homestead, with his mother, Mrs, Anne Itohinson, wheie ho will contlnuo li's occupation as a farmer. Roy I 'Him ley imd fanilly nave returned from a vUlt tt bis parents at Noith Clarendon and to her puiruta at WallttiKford. Aldeiman I'atiick Ryan and sister, MIfs Ku'to Ryan, nnd uncle, .Mlehnel Sullivan, went to Rut land Monday to attend the ftinct.il of Milelc llojfati - Mrs. fl. 1'', Jl, Wlllaid has returned from a tin en mouths' vlFlt tn le r molher, Mrs. Wilder of Whitehall, Jll who a cniiipunlcd her on her leturn. A I' Needhani went to Ronton Monday with two carloads of cows, calves and Jiokh and hliliped one carload of calves to New York. -Ara Rail of the University of Vermont has been liasshiK a few days with his parents, Mr. nnd Mrs I.ra Ilall.-Tho members of the Alpha Uterary clrclo nro tn meet at the homo of tho Rev, and Mrs. J. C, Fisher next Tilday ovenliiR, Miss Grace K, K nsslan 1, MIff Manila Mpl?s nnd Mlsi Olarlhel Marnhall have charsp of the re. frcshmcnta. Durlnt: tho evcnlntr th cle will complete the nrranftemcnls for nn excursion to the lake In the near future. Thp Ladles' Aid society of the Methodist Kplscop.il Church will hold an Ice cream social at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Rurroiishs Wednesday evcnlnc June in. -Deacon and Mrs. 1 (!. Whltford of th.s city and the Rev. and Mrs. H. D. Myprs and Mrs, I.yman Kent and son. William, went to HaFt Charlotte yesterday to at tend the meet Ins; of the Addison County Dapllst association. Mrs. Sfpilres of Ron ton, who ( a Ktiest for the summer of Mr. nnd Mrs. I,. U. Whltford, Is passim? the week with Mrs. Kara 1111 of Ferris btirsth. The annual alumni mrotins: nnd banquet of the Versrennes lilsth school was held at the Stevens House Tupsday pvenlns, about xn scraduatis of thp school bpJns present. An excellent olcht courFp din ner was .prvp.l. TIip post-prandlnl ex-crc'-"s wprp very pnjoynble. The toast master was Dana F. WonoHiun, '01, and there were responses by S. J. Prpston, '7, Plattsbumh, N. Y., and Principal I!. C Rodgrors, a rp.idlnt; by .Miss Fannie Scars, 'fi.i, an original poem by Mrs. W. R. Warner, 'W. wplcomo to Ifi-fT by T. II. Hartley, 'n, response by I.eo Pratt, '('. nnd short ndresses bv V t. irih and Thomas Mack. Amon.t those prespnt 'coin away besides those already men tioned were: Richard Dean, 'a, of Dart mouth Collecre; Harold Stone, '0, Atlantic t'lty, .V, .7.; Manly Marshall, W, White hall, N. Y.; Miss Hva Melps, 'Oil, Col chPFter; MIfs Daisy Dull, charlotte. Dur Inr the evenlns; a buslnes meetlnt; was held and officers elected as follows: President, Mrs. W. It. Dalrymplr; vice president o. Miss Sarah Foss, Hnvln ft raves. Miss Ada Crosby; secretary, Mrs. T. Neville, treasurer, Yalter C. Mlddle brook: executive ceinmlttee, A. W. Nor ton, Miss Mabpl Fle'd. Miss Ada Croshv, Miss Kdlth McCovcrn. BURLINGTON. VTM THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 1907. MTDDLEEURY. The prosramme of commencpment week nt Mid.llebnry College is as follows: Raccaliiureale Similar'. June I'D. la;ti a. m. Raecalaureato sermon by the president, Czra Hralnerd, D D.. I, I I).; s;frt p. m. Anniversary nt uie coiipku Chrli-tian asFoclatlon. Ad dress ,v the Rt. Rev. A. C. A. Hall, D. D.i bishop of Vermont. CI.ASrf DAY. Mondav, June ;). iii:r;o m. Kxcrciscs of tho class of 1M7 on the college cam (.Inn Northwest," Stephen Allen Doody; essay, "American Forestry," F.mma (ilbbs liaston; declnmntlon, "The Victor or .Marenis'o", Hus;o, Dane Dutton Jack son; music, orchestra; essay, "Child i-nnor, llclon Hurd; dpclamallon, "Our Policy Toward the Philippines," genntoi Hoar, Warren F.rnost lloldrldKo; oration, "Porelstn Itiimlsfrntlon," Clifford Honrv Alllsj declnmntlon. "Clsfarette's Ride and DCntll, Olldln. I.OIllse .tohlisntll elnrlnnt solo, A. J, Durdlek; essay, "Thp Colle;o inn in tno world," Mabel Martin; ora lion, The Triumph over draff," John Milton Avery; declamation. "Tho Death IlrldRP of the Tny," Klizabeth Caswell; oration nnd valedictory, Albert Forsytho Hurt; music, orchestra; prpsentntlon of oipinmns; music; benediction. Tho fol lowing are excused from taklnsr part: Vina Henrietta Klnsr, Harry William -Mack, c.ladys Klla Ilamblln Sarah Mar sruerlto Iane, John Hopkins Calhoun, May Kllen Calhoun, Hernlco Pauline iwltchell, and Kathleen Maria Foote. BRISTOL. J uesiiay, June Co. 10:0n a. in. Pre 11' 'nary m... tln of the Assnciatf d alumni In the college chapel; t :.10 n. m. Public nicotine of the A ssoein I e.l alumni. Address bv N'nih.-in Unitnn Smith. hsq A. M. of the class of Wi, i unisKi, N, . Pr,em by Prentl's Cheney t. I'll. D., of the class of 1SV. Wor cester. Muss; 3:ffl p. 111. Annual niffiln" of the Phi 1 eta Kappa sneletv In the 'Olleste cllapi-I; ,(,.ro p. 111. SneiiUlne- t,e the freshman nnd sophomore classes for the parl;er nnd Merrill prizes.. i diipsilay, Jim,. ;r,.-S:S0 a. m An mini meetlnK of the arsoclatetl alumni in tne college ehanel: lii-i n in i.-v rreiscs of the eradnatlnc elasr ennfee. rltis; of decrees; p. m. Corporation dinner at "The Addison;" K:nr to ll;f0 p. m. i-icsiiient s leeoptlon at his residence on henunary street: s:no p. m. Com mencpinent concert. The hlEhest honors of the senior el.iso Were announced Frldnv afternoon 'Chic year for the first time the men and wo men or th.' class have senarnte hnnnrs The valedictory, htehest rank of the men fToes to Patrick J. MacCormacl' of Hethpl, vt., and th- salntatorv the nev t highest rank to Chester M. Wnlcb of Hudson (Vnlrr. N. II. w. T,. n.irniim. I. M. I). O lmstd and T TI lnm. follow In order and nil ere ellulhle m election to Pb Reta ICanna Of M,n younc ladles the hls;hest rani: Is held bv Miss Mary L. Pratt of Pavton mc, while second rank Is held hv flss Mnhe! F.. Wevenson nf Worcrster, Muss. Miss Jiarcuerlto Iinmood and the two nbove mentioned are ells; hie to Phi itetii Lappa. Miss Piatt will, however, de liver thp salutatory address while Dip valedictory nddreps will he mad" hy Miss htevensnn. Nelson Vasai! has returned from a visit with relatives In Charlotte. Tim enr.,11 'Ion of Mrs. Kdsrar Sanford, who ha.s been seriously 111, Is reported as Improving. Mis. Florence Smith of Roston. Mass u visltlns; her father, James Smith, at The farfient.--riie cattle s llnment frr.m tiiic sc-tlon Monday consisted of three car loads for the Rrisrhton market, Huston. - i lie freen .Mountain imp Co. s snr. vcvlnir the cround with the irim. ,.t ' Jin i - tins; In a side track to ennmet ivin. ,v, inllrojd thus dolus away with the use nf teams. ! red ( ota was arrested Sittirdav evenlns; by Policeman James Mecnl.,.hnI. mr a Preach of the peace, and whs imme diately taken before Judsje Foote fur a Hearing . Rail was fixed at 12:, wl.iei, v,,. Recused, lie appeared Mondav mni-nin- eallcrt for a trial by Jury nnd the case! was continued until next Saturrt.iv. -Mnn day, market day, pks;s hrousrht 17 ccnu aim nutter : and 21 cents. Joseph Hat tell has addp.1 tir ae. his recent stlft to the stovemment for tlie .Mnrs;an horse hreedlne farm.- a. t .Maisliail, who has been ill for the past few weeks, is able to he n a iime.-A. nrown has som- to Hud son, Mich., his futuro home. Tim 11.. W, II. Washburne of the vihn,ua Church will proach both mornlns nnd pvpiilns; on "Seirchlner tho city" mi ,m wastins JlarM-sts." Mrs. D c v,.n lias roiio to New York city for a visit of ten days. A. II. Lansrworthv has retnrn,i to Hrandon after a few days,' visit here. trank u.uton or Masn.ichuse.tts is in town. He was a former ha at tho local station. Miss I.ydla Reatty oi j.nnsuiirKU is tun ftuest of her slstPi-, .Mrp. J, W. fireen. Jr. Mrs. WMllnm n Duncan and dausrhtcr have returned to lllir ntrton. T he Rev. flmrire II il In Chiirlottri attcndlnc a Itantlst nih... Ins; In that town, Joseph Calhoun has re turned from a short visit with his sons In Roston, Mass. Chailes A. ICarln has ;;nne In Wouester. Mass.. io niio.i leunlnn of In the Polytechnic Instltuto on i no ;.itn anniversary or uniiliiation. ii-u Karlti accompanle,s hlm.-Tho trustees nro repnlrltiB the wwer on Court slreot which has beenmn clns;s;el near the county Jail, j, m. Tnyior lias tm- repairs on his build Ins; neai ly comiileted. Fiancls Downs, Who bus been III, Is nhln to i,l(. (lt a little. Ilcrlllon Colo has letllllled from u visit In Rtldport. Tho Kraduatlnsr exercises of the Mid. (ilebury hlsfh school will be held at the onera house to-morrow evenimr a.i.1 o'clock, and will bo followed by a com mencement Pa for wh eh Kinnv.,.a r. Mellon's orchestra of Hutlnmi ivin mm. lah niiislc, There nro 20 In tho class, Tho proBrimmo follows; March, orchestra, nravep mntin n. chrstra; rslutntory and essay, Ruth Remington Billings, oration, "Tho Cana- The Rev. Father Coffey addressed tho memneis of the sjraduatlncr class tvi.inv itfternoon. rjeorce lller bus he. .11 Vlslllnfr In East Mlddlebury the past week Gilbert i.aiarier, who fell fronn a stasrlns; and nrni.P (v rln, is now at his homo In Fast Mlddlpbury.-Mlss M.niit tin tlPHIl Ttaa Crcnevlevu Hno and Miss Helen Ilols;er na o severed tlir Ir connectlnn with the graded school, Jllm Duncan stops fi Han cock, N. H., nnd Miss Itolirer in .t..H,.h.. The sfrndliatlns; clas was srlven nn nutnmniiiie and carrlare ride Frl lay afternoon. Dr. nnd Mrs, !. 1. Averlll of Mlddlehury weie In town Frldiy to attend the funeral of Mrs. (ieo-fre Rusy.-ll. V. it nnisf.nil who ha.s been In chaw nf tho hWh schoul durlnp the spilns; term, returned to Rut land j-rlday. I he annual bamniet of the Outlook club nt Mrs. A. M. Norton's Fri day evenlns; was a pleasant affair. Miss Duncan netfd as tnaM mistress and called in .Mrs. Wilson, who ion ui'lerl tn nnr niiests." Mr. Dlckprman, "The Occasion," -Mr l.aeh, "The Ladles"; Mr. Wilson. "The Outlook"; Mrs. Nash. "Our In. fantry Fiirecs:" Mr. Denln. "Nothlmr Alterl Nns," Miss Dumas; Dr. l.Mmunds. "The A f term ch." The cannon on the park has been newly painted nnd lettered. Mrs. Daniel I.iivarn 's ill. The class of 'IT took a carriase drive to Dike Dun more Saturday. -A. D. Kvarts of Ver ITennes was In town Saturday. Paul Titto, 21 years old, uas arrested In Verirenncs Monday bv D.'puty Sheriff (1. S. Farr, and hrousrht here and locked up. He was hroitsflit before Justice Colby on cmipliint nf Grand Juior C. v. Norton eharsted with furnishlns; llinmr to Klla I'ecnr. a stirl about H years old, a week as;n. He pleided Ktillty, and was held, for county coutt, and taken to Mld dlebury by Deputy Sheriff Farr. Mrs. Fannie Rullium of Troy, N. Y., Is a KUest of her cousin, F. J. Avery. H. C. Parker of Rnrllnsrton was In town Monday and Tuesday. -Miss Kllen Ilea -h of Hurllntrton Is In town for a short stay. The founda tion walls of C. A. Hanks's house op Garfield street are nearly ready for the carpenters. -W. A. Ixiwrence. A. M N'or- ton, K. C. Norton, F. S. Mathewson and Cardell Norton ore attending the Lake Mansneld Trout club meetlns; nt Stowe. They went In W. A. Lawrence's automo bile. Mrs. ( !. W. Hlbbard and son, who nave tven visltlns; her sller, Mrs. F. T. Ward, started for Marquette, Mich.. Tueday mornlns;. From there thev w-IU sro to their home In the city of Mexico. -Mrs. Daisy Mulling?, rode out for tho first time Monday. Mrs. I.uclna Give Ins been vNltlni; her sister In Fist Mlddlebury tie past Week.- Tt ! Stcwait Is huildlns; a front piazza on his liniise. Mls Jennie H. Sherwln Is n. tendins; the Addison County Haptlst i soclatlon In Chirlntte. H. 1' Hewlf Is '.irrylns; the mull on mute No. 1 for arrler L. P.. Jacobs, who Is takinr vacation. Mrs. Dinlel Iav.im Is .... lously in. (ipr niece, Mrs. Clarence Gnno, of Hiirllnatnn, has been with her the p.st eeK. .Mr. (ioino passed Satuid.iv n.i Sund i.v with them. The Carl family reunion will he h..t,i this 5ea"r with Mr. nnd Mrs. IMward Dntis-'luss In F.ist Monktnn June l'i! Mr Daniel burn continues seriously m ! Mrs. Kdinund Ixidue went to li'innncn Tuesday, called there" bv the serious Ill ness of her mother, Mrs. Maxwell. The ball srame Tuesday afternoon nt River side Park between Middlobu Seconds and Hrlstol hisrh school, resulted in a victory for the visltlns; team, io to 1. nr. 11. u Williamson visited in nines. imrfili the tlrst of the week. The Younu Woman's M'.sslnnarv socletv nf the i.,n,. oillst Church will meet with Mrs. R. c. Ivlnsley hrldny nfternoon. -The Cniimii,. Order nf Foresters will attend divine serv. ice in h.. Ambrose Church Sunday morn lns; at 10:t:.. Letters advertised in thu Rrlstnl postoftlc" June 11: Gape De M- ilerlas, Hrllllnnte. Andrew Iaiirv .m- and Mrs. William Hurlburt of Rutland nro in town. EAST MIDDLEBURY. After a three weeks' visit nt his home, Dustln Russell has n turned to Hostou to resume his musical studies. J. C. Rock well of HurlliiKton was a Riicst nt tho home of Dustln Russell, tho first nf this month. Mrs. Luclmi Gove of Hrlsstol vis Ited her sister, Mrs. A. II. Sumner, last week. Wallnce Newton has Improved his house by the addition of a piazza and several coals of paint. Mr. nnd Mrs, Ar lliur Dousrlns nre now occupying their new home. -Mrs. Dano Is Improving the looks of her hotisn nnd barn by painting them. The Lade s' Aid society which waa to have met with .Mrs. A. A. llnarilmnn June 7 was postponed until June 14 on nc- mint of the death of Mrs. Honrdman's btother. Mr. nnd Mrs. A. A. Hoardman Were Called to North IVrrieKiiruh ThiiM. day by the death of Mrs. Hoardtrmn's brother. Mrs. Klmcr Hlrkett nnd child of Ferrlsburgh arc guests of MIm Kllz.i Sessions. ORWELL. Children's day exerrlsps wpre carrier! out Sunday with a full house. The Rev. w. W. Smith wns In attendance. The Rev. Guy Williams nf Maine 11111 nimillif the pulpit nt the Congregational Church next Sunday .is a candidate for the pas. tnrate. At the Thur.-day evening service, V. V. Rlacktner and D. L. Wells wer.. elected delegated to the State Congregi- tlonal convention that met In Fair Haven this week. George Allen Is nl.iii. n!ng to build a barn to take the place of uie one struck uy lightning and burned last fall. NORTH FERRISBURGH I NUMBER 50. KILLED FIXING AN ARC LIGHT George P. Gauthicr, a Valued Em. ploye of Consolidated Com pany, Montpelier. A CURRENT OF 2,800 YOLTS. It Passed t brinish Ills Horty nnd Me Was nrm! Whrn Ityslnnilers Reached Illni nP v.-is Work Ins; Alone and Accident In Unexplained. Montncller. Jono ID r: Gauthier was Instantly killed to-night wniie tryins; to llx a defective r.re light on Summer street. A current of 2,f.00 volts passed through his body and he was dead when bystanders reached him. PLAN TO BOOM RUTLAND. Ilu.slnrss Men Will Also I'ostrr Cross Mule lllillrniiil. Rutland, Junp U,-As the result of con stant agitation by the newspapers, a meeting of business men was held to night to take steps to form an organiza tion to borun Rutland. There wns great enthusiasm nnd Mayor R. L. Richmond was authorized to nppolnt within tho next few days a committee to suggest a plan of organization. The plan which will probably bo followed will b.. the forma tion of a citizens' league, headed by a salaried man who shall devote his en tire attention to thp rltv's interests. This movement Is also rtp.stgnpd to Increase imprest hero In thp cross-stnte railroad. HORSE SHOW AT SHELDON. Held In Next Su-Mas lll he oldened . V . ."'S 1 y??rs ? ' fl !".on at the Methoo.st ci,r,.i, ' ' " '""".' ' "no was hlldren's diy with iiiinr.iiirl.it.. c.( Iclses.-Mrs Lui iiida Allen Is visiting it al. !. All. ii s --John Martin ha.s return. d to Saranae Like after a week at the Martin housi. The ( alien sociable under the auspices of the King's Dauchtorv Fri day evening was a pleasant affair. Mr. rinn .Mrs. w.uiei i.els were the nrlz.; winners. The pro. e. ds were tin John Wheeb r and M'ss Carrie Wheeler passul Sund iv n C.i.irlntte nt their sis- ttr's Mrs. Herbert K 'ngsland. Miss Mil dred Gregory Is at M . Phllo Inn fur tht summer. Last week Mrs. K. A. Preston received by x press a registered Sheii.m.i stallinn of reniarkabl" breeding. "Ileislr .:(." being n-glsterel both in Shetlin.i and America Ills sire. Heselger ao. Is a noted prize winner ai d was the ehmininn stallion on the siei In 1M4. His dam Highland Mar l:',.".!, ,i-o was of renurk- ible breeding. Withn'f. ouestlon lb,. h..i herd of Shetland p,ms that was ever raised was thai of tne Marnuls of l.nn. (londerty, whn leasei. fur upwards nf an him a iarg.' pari nf the sianrl i.r Rressary, orpuslte Lerwick, and there hied the yry high. - type of Shetland ponies regardless of i vpense. A few years ago the marnuls .-old his herd of upward. of ponies. So.ne nf the best of thee ponies were bnusht b- Herbert F. Ander- ton, who owns thu I.- - ind of Vaile, one of the ShetUnd gnn, nnd who has kept them there ever nlncc No other ponies whatever being on this island, so thev lane been hied in absolutpH- nnrin- a statement from the secretary of the agri culture society which holds the shows in Shetland show that of the winnings nf tho ptominent herds on the Island, those of Mr. Anderton's far exceeds any other. Herslr rao Is out of th s herd. . linn i .ir. . mnirlPd lie had been lu the employ I Pi'se iff) of the Consolidated Lighting company for is years man nnd for sev charge of the street lights. How lie tame to get the fatal current through bis body Is not known as he was working alone. Ono hand was slight ly burned. The body was hurried to the under taking rooms nnd doctors were sum moned but the man was beyond all aid. Pronounced the Ileal i;,er -Northern Vermont. Sheldon Junction. Juno 12. The second nnnual horsu show of the Frunklln County Fair association opened here to day, under th" most favorably ausnlees with tho largest and b.nt lot nf horses ever seen In northern Vermont. There was a hlg list of entries In the ribbon show, including several thorough bred Morgans, ns well as many trotting bred norses. matched nnd slnrrlp .,i!i,lir.-a gentlemen's drivers, saddle nnd draft horses and ponies. lucre was hut ono race to-day, tho 2:n class half-mile heats, which wns won by Logan. Jr.; best time. 1:10. Thursday two races will he run, the 3-mlnute pace and 2 : r. trot for a purso o" $10 and the 2:21 nacn mid ".-n tret MEMBERSHIP OF 22,084. Vermont Congregational Churchcj Have Gained 269 in Year Past. MIitl'Ml IjIHIIMJK rWMIIHlll.t ' . was rnn-ful nnd vallicd I . several years had entire i ADDISON COUNTY COURT. . L-lr.nl llrvl,, Ilr.... lint Hrntnn Claims ihr Wrnnc I.eHeenl Is Suing Him. .Mlddlebury, June 11. The caso of Charles L Lclloeuf vs. Lester F. Ron ton which was lipgun t) the county court yesterdav- afternoon occupied the exclusive attention of the court to-day. nnd the testimony in chief of TT " Piaintirr was all Kot In nt 10:20 jimiHuiii i'uu xiiiixjis. inis forenoon. The remainder of the lny "'as taken up with the testimony inner llaleli. (,('., of XVnndsloek Died In a Feu Minutes. Wondstock, June 12.-Oliver Hatch, aged ro yenrs, a native of Woodstock and resident of the village for manv ror the defendant. Mr. Ilenton being on the stand In his own behalf the greater part of tho afternoon session. Hentnti claims that tho wrong man suing mm and that if there were nun resident or the village for many ; """ 11 '"oru were years, committed suicide to-day about j "n' )irnl,'r cause of action the son of 12:r,0 o'clock, hy shooting with a US-call- i llp Plaintiff, John F. LeHneuf, was lire revolver. He went home at noon 1,10 Proper party to have instituted r m.n.l.r,, H..l...,n.l . ...i.,,- , till' Stilt It l.inlru o u . r mewhnt Intoxicated and while bis I housekeeper, Mrs. Ixiplant, was upstairs I hp entered his rpom on the first floor. removed his elothir.g except his shirt and collar and shot himself three times In the left breast ' nnd once In the right chiek. Mrs. Laplant reached Ills room tefore he fell. Dr. L. II. Corey, a nplghbor, was summoned. Hatch dying In a few minutes after his arrival. LINCOLN. MONKTON. Charles T Rawson died suddenlv Tubs. day June 4. He had been in falling health tor mne time .nit was a: comfortable as usual during the day. and rptirejl withm,i any appaient chance, hut upon going to his room a abort time after he wi. i.i.i expiring. Mr. Hanson was born in Town- Mienu. wcioner isi. lie served n tho Civil W.ir, In Co. H. 122rd N. V vnlim. teers; was a member of Cummlngs I'ost of Hlneshiirgh, G. A, R. lie was well versed In law, having been called upon nt various times for coun.se! .ma in inn.. out pension claims. He was In the gro. eery business at one time and was post master during Cleveland's iiiiniinuii-.itinn. also notary public for several years and iisier. no was twlco maired. his nisi wife eing Mnrlettn Webb of Clmrlnii,. Two children wein born to them, a soii aim iiiugiuer, now deceased. Ills second wife was Pheiibo Palmer fpariehi t..inu. of George Parted nf JllnesliuiKli, who died six years ago. There were four chil dren born to Ihem, one deceased and three living. Two sons, Frank and Fied. ana a daughter, .Mrs. Frank Jameson of Platlsburgh, N. Y. Tho funeral was held at Ills lain home Friday at 2 n. m . the Rev. I. P. Kellogg ofllelntliur. Tho bearers weie four coinindes of llm d A. R., L. K. Meeeh. M. K. Hum. .1 1.? Stilton and II. J. Laltose. Ilmlal was lu the West culneterv bv Ids wife. J. h. ( ollliis was In Veiuennps Sini.i.n. D. P. .McKnlee Is In pour health. Mrs. A. C. Lewis has spine to Saratoga, N. y where she has a position for ib.t sin.,.,,.... Mr.s. F, H, Dean h In Rurllngton this week. The Hnv. 11. V. Kellogg of Swanzy, N. II , Is a guest of his father. tno nev. I. P Kellogg.-Mr. and Mrs. II, P, Potter wero In Vergenncs Monday -Mrs. M A. Collins has returned from a visit to Mrs F ll, Smith of Middle-bury Mrs, Clara Dpmming of Roston U vltitlns Mrs. L. E. Mecch. A largp d. legation from Prospect Grange attendel the ft.neral of Mrs. G. A. Ru.'iell In Hrisivd Frdiy. Mrs. Russell was a ineinlifr of this Grange. Mrs. Callahan, who ha.s been with her daugh ter. .Mrs. Russell, sev. ral wieks, ictiirned to her home In Hurlingtun Saturday. Dr. Russell accompanied ier and expected tn go tn Montreal Monday tn attend a course of medical lectuies till July l.-The Rev. G. F .Wells preached the memorial set mon for the Odd Fellows In Hrtstol Sun day afternoon. Several members nf thu order from here attended. -Miss Agnes Fltts of Rlpton Is visiting .Mis. George Vatney and other friends here. -Walter Hurnhnm of Cleveland. Ohio, Is making his annual visit In town an the guest of his mother. Mr.s. Orlss.. tin rn hn in I "lilt. dtPn's day exercises were well attended and were highly entertaining, reflecting credit upon the children and the commit. tee In charge. The Ri v. o.F. Wells went to naKemneld .Monday to visit his par ents and attend the commencement exer cises of Hrlghnm Academy Mr. and Mrs. Verne Hurlburt of Hiirllngton nre visiting Mrs. Augusta Clark. -A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Hert Ross Juno 4. Mrs. ldlson Turner attended tho gradua tion exercises of Reeman Academy In New Haven Friday. Cards are nut announcing the marriage nf Miss Maude Slple to Liharo Hurlburt of South Starksboro, to take place at the home of the brldu Wed nesday evening, June 10. MONKTON RDDGE. William Miles of I'tlca, N. Y who for the past, few days ha.s been visiting his patents, Mr and Mrs. Samuel Miles, returned Wednesday to his home. The Willing Workers pas.-ed a pleasant af ternoon at the home nf Mrs. Lizzie Shepard Tuesday of this week. A iUllt nns tied for Mrs. Shepard, after which refreshments were served. Kater those who did not hurry home wptp enter tained by inUFlc and a select reading by Mrs. Kdgar Mender. Mr. and Mrs. Shepard were wished many happy re turns of the day ns it was the 20th anni versary of tholr man-laire Tho n..-.t meeting of the Willing Workers was ap pointed to meet nt Mrs. Llzzlp MHps Friday, Junp 2.S.-Mrs. Whlto of nines, burgh Is visiting her daughter. Mrs. Orrln Kmmnns, of this place, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Kddy and Mr. nnd Mrs, Vancellett attended the Haptlst convention in CImr lotto Tup.'diiy. NEW HAVEN. Kverett Hnthron, who has been unite 111 Is able to be about the house. Mm. Thresla Gregory nnd son left mwn irn,,,. day for their new home lu Mlddlebury. - w. A. i mug nun rnuil y were uucsiu of Charles Hunt and family Sunday. -Charles Otl.s of Cornwall is visiting at II. .1 Peck's, -M KS Mail- 11 Itnsen.. .if Mlddlebury was the guest ot Mr. ami Mrs. A. P Roscoe Ftlduy.-Mr. and .Mrs. L, W. Lift. Mr. 1 .Mrs. R. k. duidon and Mr. and Mrs. 1. II. Palmer passed Siturd iv nnd Sunday at thu luke.-Mr. and Mrs, Phllo Klmer ot Addison wero guests of I), A. Hole.ui Saturduy.-The. citizens of tin town of New Unveil nro reuuested to meet at tho town hall Saturday evening to seo what steps can bo taken towards erecting a soldiers' monument II, T C Smith of Washington Is In town for his nnnual vacation. Continued on Sod rngr.) . VERDICT TOR PLAINTIFF. C. I,. I.ellnruf May llrvoer SI7l.tir, from I,. F. Itenlmi. Mlddlebury, June 12. TIip rasp of Charlps I,. LnRnnuf vs. Lostpr F. Ilenton, both of Vergenncs, which was begun In the county court Monday afternoon, was given to the Jury Just before the noon recess to-day. At the opening of court this afternoon the Jury rame lu and re. ported a verdict for plaintiff LeRouf to recover from Defendant Ilenton J171.fi."i damages and his costs. jn all probability the caso will be carried tn the higher court. The next matter considered was the In formation against Kate pioof of Ferris liirph. who was hi ought here tn J ill Monday night, charged with adultery with Joseph Pashn, a married man of Ferrlsburgh In that town. Miss Ploof said vigorously that she was not guilty, and. having no counsel, was remanded to the custody of the sheriff for the present. Pasha Is also In lull After a recess until tare- o'clock another Jury trial was started. This Is .ine.ii. Canton vs. F. Iindon Son. all parties or lirtstol, In which the plaintiff seeks to recover damages from the defend int ror Felling h 111 a blind hrtr,. In Tin....... Inst after having told him that the horse was all right. Tho case did not progress lar to-day. the suit. It looks as thoui.-h the e would last most of if not all to-morrow. No further criminal matters were brought up to-day, but Miss Kate Ploof of Ferrlsburgh, the al leged partlceps crlinlnis In the ndul try case ngninst Joseph Pasha of that town was brought to Mlddlebury last night and iticarrenated In tlir. county jail by Deputy Sheriff Steven K. Noonan of Fcrvlsburgh. She has been under bull for the past two months but was surrendered, and it Is probable thnt the case will be ten porarlly disposed of some tlmo dur ing to-morrows sessions. LARGEST ROLL SINCE 1843 Report of Srcretnry nt II2th Annuo. .Mrrtlnsr Minvredc Inrrrnsc In All Snic VonnK People's Snelej- Whole Niiinhrr of Churches In Stale 213. MEET NEXT IN BURLINGTON Foresters Close Convention with nnnnort The nirterrs. Rennlngton, June 22. The delegates to tho State convention, Catholic Order or foresters, this morning attended service at the Church nf the Sacred Heart where mass was said by Rev. Fr. K K. Coffey of Urlsto andu snrmoii was preacned lu French by Rev. Fr A. L. Desaulnler of Hennlnc-tnii The first session nf the day was held in Academy hnll to listen to tho ro ports of the committees the Orot v, report belnp; that on resolutions and ii paragraph protesting against the In crease In the rates for Insurance took up the pntlrp time of the forenoon Last evening tho delejxntes gathered nt Foi esters' hnll to witness the lunrlr. lng of the second degreo by tho State uuiccrn. KLF.CTION OF OFF1CF.RS. The following officers were elected for the ensuing two years; State chief ranger, lMiis Alapa of Wluooskl; Statn vice chief ranger, J, ll Talbot of Northfleld; State secretary, T. A. Austin of Hrattlc boro; State treasurer, J. V, Sault ot Swanton; directors, J, McGraw of Mil ton, N. K. L'Kcuyer of St. Albans, A. H, Goyette of Hissox Junction, Jules Slmays of Hiirllngton, tho Rev, D. K. Coffey of Hrlstol; delegates to the national con ventlon lo be held at St. Paul, .1, II. Fitzpatrlck of Granltevllle, Thomas Furrell of Newport, the Rev. D. K. Coffey of Hrlstol, Ginrgn II. lll.ilr of (igdens burg, N. Y., I'Mmiind l-afr.incehlsc of H.' ii n inji ton. The convention closed this evening with a biiiuiiiel at he Pnlnam House. F. L. GriMes of Wluooskl acted as toastmasler ntld lespnlises weie made bv the Rev Fr. Harrett nf Hurllnglou, lepiesentlng Hlshop Mlchaud, the Rev. Fr. A. J. Har ron and the Rev. Father A. L. Dcsaullner of HeunlnsUin, the Rev. Fr. Lynch of Plttsrord, the ltv. P. .1. Lacy of Pioclor, the Rev. D. K, Coffey of Hrlstol, D. S. Casey of Hrattlebon), Dr. Hellroso of Rutland, Henry Conlln of Wluooskl and T A. Austin of Hrattleborn. Thero wns also a vocal selection by tho Rev P. .1 D.ihoney of Hrattleboro. The next convention wilt bo held at Burllacton. U. S. SEN. MORGAN DEAD. Hud Ilren a Mmilirr for .'10 Years Con fined o Hril for a Week. Washington. June ll.-Fnited States Senator John Tyler Morgan of Alabama, for W years a manlier of the nnner iir.,,0. of Congress, chairman of the Senate com mitte,. on inter-n, eanle canals and pro minent as a brigadier-general in the pon fedprate army, dbd at his homp hero to-nlent. Senator Morgan hart been In bad health for a number of years hut bad moie or less regularly attended tho seaslons of Congress. He suffered from angina pectoris, which was the cause of his death. He pa.-cd away nt 11:15 o'clock. .Mr. Morgan attended to his congrcs sional duties at his home here until ihnm a week ago. Since that tlmo ho has been oonuneii to his house and to his bod. Ho wns able, however, to sit up for a while to-day and talk over some ollloial matters with Ills secretary. He began falling dur ing tho evening, however, nnd the physic la ns were hurriedly .summoned. Mr. Morgan was a democrat nnd wis norn in Athens. Tenn , June at, i21. Ills Mime In Alabama was at Selma, where the funeral wi.l takr n ace. the bride nrnl, ably being takn from here Thursday. UNSEASONABLY LOW. That Is What the Wruthrr Penplr Sny of Last Week's Temperature, Hnston, Juno 12. T in weekly bulletin or the New Kngl.ind spctinn of ih cllmatological service of the weather bureau (-as s: Tho temperature has continued llnse.i sonably low In all parts of New Kngland oiinng tno past week. Although tho nverago temperature for tho week was rrom ciegres to degrees above the aver age temperature of the week ending June season. Tho maximum temperature rangp It wns much below the normal for tho season. The maximum temperatures ranger between 1.2 degrees and 73 decrees. excervt In Harts of Vermont, where nn i number of days they did not rin to 63 degrees. The minimum temperatures wero cenernllv between U deirrees and .VI degrees, except on the ith, when the tern peraturo fell to near 40 degrees In the three southern States nf tho section, nnd In ptrts of Maine, New Hampshire, ana ormotit io degrees, with frosts. Local shouels. with :l Hirht tn moderate r.'ihifnlt npetirieil on the .Mil :in.l Tali nn.l on the Olh and UUh. While the rainfall during tun week wa.s somewhat unevenly dlHtributed over New Fni:l ind. It was generally sufllclent for the needs of vege tation, ami tor tun n otion as a whole, did not depart greatly from the normal amount. The least precipitation was In putts of Veiuionl, where less than .fl of un Inch fell. Tho greatest amounts wei"1 lie.il' np sllelillv- riline.1 nli.i llieli nt bkiI. tered slutlons III Maine, New Hampshire, central M:saehii'ietts and western Connecticut. In central and pouthcin Mnssacbusetls there was more than the average amount of sunshine, but in other parts of New Kngliiud partly cloudy to cloudy weather predominated nearly every day of thf week, milking the amount ot suusnin lea than usual. A ftp n hrt.lt. . ryynt I l.l'n n t riflfl n'l Tlnniilnle nna ..ah- aM.n. ach, liver and bowels tho help they will need. Regulets bring easy, rcgu- Fair Haven, June U.-The 112th annual meeting of the Congregational conven tion of Vermont open.d hpro this after, noon with a largo number of delegates ir attendance. This is the first time In th history of tho Fair Haven church, up. wards of ono hundred years old, that tht convention has ever been received i Fair Haven. The delegates were nv J. cordially welcomed, coming as they d! from every quarter of Vermont Tho con vention opened with n devotional sorvloi led by I'residpnt Clifford II. Smith. Somp time was gvon up to the elec tion of committees and the report of Corresponding Secretary John M. Corn stock. Tho report of the latter states that the number of ministers to pass to that other bourne hns not been equaled In 1.' years. 1 no number of churches In. the State now numbers 213. one more than last year, the new church being at Hilrke. organized October 15. with IS numbers. To the federated churches at Willlslon and Castleton Is now trt Via added Randolph Center, where the Con gregational and Methodist churches havo undertaken a year's trial of federation. TAMILIKS NI'MRKR 1S..17H, Tho roll of membershln stood .Tumi. nry 1. at 22.0s4. a gain for tho ypnr of 20r'. the largest number recorded slnco sl3. rile additions bv confession n-er 01.". bv letter 73Ti. loss hf rlenth inn bv Ipttpr 012. There Is a gain of 14J noted In th" Sunday sehool onrollmpnt but the Young People's socletv shnu- n loss of r,07, the total membership be lnp; .",373. The families now number If. 370. Infnnts bnntlzed SS4. nr in more than last year. The benevnlpnt contributions show a sain of $3,301 for thp vear. the totnl amount raised being S.il.00, dollars. Tho homo ex peiidlturps were $223,111 Church prop erty Is valued nt $1.HiS.01S. Invest' I funds are $372,.".xi3 benK $32.r.S9 fxoro than last year. The evpnlng sprvlep nt 7 30 consist ed of a sermon bv the Rpv. Georgf Sliprman Mills of Rpnnlngton nnd th sacrament of the Lord's supper. CHOOSE ST. ALBANS. Vermont nngrrp:ntlnniilNts Will Mre Thrrr .lllne 7, 1U01. Fair Haven. Juno 12. It was voted a tho Congregational convention hold here to-diy to hold thp 113th annual tn St A' bans June 7. IMS, and that Robert H Ball of this place will be the preacher ani the Rev. S. G. Rarnes the jillern.nte 'rh. Congregationalist brought summer to thif end of Vermont, the day being the pleas antest thus far of the sen.son SAmo 7. churches were represented at the conven tion by 131 deli gates. Thv tlrst servlco of t io day was held at S:30 o'clock, a devotional service helo 1)V tho Rev. S. G. Raines. A rennrt nr church policy followed, two hours wero given up to the mth anniversary of tin Vermont Domestic Missionary soc.ety an, some Interesting papers were presented Tho afternoon meeting opened with devo tional exercises. Superintendent C J. Ferguson then spoke on the need ot fh( co-oper.itlon of the churches In the work of tho Anti-Saloon Itgue in whi.-h he was engaged. A large audience had gathered to lis ten to the helpful and inspiring talks on the ministry by the Rev. F. L. Hullard. the Hon. K. H. Phelps, the Rev Arthur P. Pratt of Bellows Falls and a number participated In tho discussion that fol lowed. Miss Grace M. Young of Fair Haven extended a greptlng In behalf of the Christian Kndenvors of Vermont of which organization she Is secretary There was an address this tven ng hy '-"of. Hugh Hlnck of Now York and tho convention will close to-morrow morning ut nine o'clock. N. II, LE5AC.UK STANDING. Won. Lost. Pot Harre-Montpeher 14 5 73i West Manchester 10 s wit Hiirllngton ft "io L.iconla 7 11 ,3.-9 AMERICAN LI:AC.I:F. STANDING. Won. Lost. Pet Chicago 31 Cleveland 31 Detroit 20 Philadelphia 25 New York 20 St. Louis 10 Washington 11 Ronton 1.' NATIONAL LKAGUi: STANDING. 15 17 17 21 S3 20 2i ' 31 .074 010 .005 .543 403 ,3M .333 .320 Chicago .... New York .. Philadelphia Pittsburg ... Hostou Cincinnati ., 1 1 1 n.iKl.v n .... S Louis ... Won. ....35 ....31 ....24 ....It ....IS ....13 ....13 I.03t. IVt in ,77s 14 .fiS'J IT .014 15 a.71 27 .4f) 2S .391 31 3'Jil Ji'"i Tlcbtnir. tortlirtnr- still ernnllnne .llo- figure, annoy, drive ono wild. Doan's 111 ,.l l.l..n ....Ul. ...t 1...I . i ii i ni.-t i . in nihn iiniiv li-net mill I.1M1I1K cures. Fifty cents at any drug store NOTICE! Will subscribers who wrlto us lo elnne.. address to which we inn'l tbn Free Ti-io. pIciFo be very careful to glvo the old ad dress as win as imp new one we got several such letters every day without the old address, Free Frons Assocla. tlon. 12S,3t&4Sw3t,