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THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS: THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 1007.
JONESVILLE. Mr. and Mra. Wesley Church, Miss Ilelon Nash nnd John O'Brien wero In lontreal Sunday. -Miss lininin. IMwards, l.'ho has closed a successful term of ehool In Bolton, Is nt homo for the unitnor vacation. Tho next mooting of Hn Ixinil-n-Mnnd Circle will he held at in homo of Mrs, Mary FIddook In AV'ater- ury, Juno 'St. Edwnrd Olmstod Is 111. WESTFORD. Tim Fortnightly club and gentlemen Irlonds met at Mrs. Huntley's Friday oven- ig Tho club presented a short llny. The Business Mooting," and MIsg Mibol Itugglcs gave a vocal selection. Rofrosh- lts of cake nnd Ice croam wero served. Mls Hnthnwav of Fairfax was the st of Miss l.ennle Grow over Sunday. is. Longe Is still very 111. A largo sum If nionry has boon subscribed for tho ourth of July celebration and a line ns- lortment of fireworks has been purchased. CALEDONIA COUNTY. HARDWIOK. Charles I'rlncr, who has neon 111 I' ire weeks with tj phold 'fever, died "nday morning nt the home of hla liicr, Mrs. Charles Spnuldlng of Olen- . ic Mr Prince runic hero six weeks ic from Huston and entered the oin dm of A j.;, clement. Ho liad work- ' onl tbr e weeks when he was Mr km with the fever. He was ,"'! f an and U survived by his l.f, and two daughters, his nged fit r i llvrs In Cambridge, four '. Hr , Mrs Hpnuldlng and Miss Freda if Mis t'i Mrs Blnko of Haverhill, hln s, Miss nna of Randolph, and two rollers, tin Rev John Prince of Maine m Myron i f Wntertown, Mns-i. The If era' w s held Tuesday afternoon at lm home of his sister and the body I. i takin Wednesday to Brattic I i-o for Interment. MIsts l.uey Mack Helm Slapp have gono to Rellmvs ' i 1 to v'Mt tlielr sisters who have ill, t Till g there tho past year. Ip r Hi' C, 1, txiwell of the Baptist i r h has tendered his resignation. IK bus in en pastor of the church for ii little over a year The Itev. I.. A. Wilsons br iber from Wisconsin Is litre for " vli-'t Miss Alice Goodspeeil '' Mnntgomorv. who has been visiting I.n town for two weeks, lias returned wir.o -r. 1.. McGulrc of Albany, Vt., 'as bought the K. VI. Bntchelder houso Ion Cliern street. -K. V. Gove of Cher- ry street has traded his house for Mrs. rcifforcl' fnnn. FRANKLIN COUNTY. ST. ALBANS. The four social ilubs of the county, In cluding tho Owl club of this city, the ITaciuahungn ehih of Swanton, the Philo Imon club of Enosburgh Palls anil the .I'umct elub of Rlchford. have arranged I for an excursion to Fort Tlconderoga, Saturday, June 10. A special train will livo Rlchford at 0:15 a. m., Enosburgh Palls 0:,"." a. m , and St. Albans 7:80 a. an. (tho Swant-in party will arrive by I electric lino) duo Burlington S:S1 to con icct with 'hamplatn Transportation cotn l any's new steamer Vermont. Tho 'earner will stop at Fort Frederic to land frcn Fort Tlconderoga, and those Idostrlng can leave the boat there or ron- ; "iiic to the end of the run. The special ' I'', ing will Itavo Burlington on arrival ' i c boat it 5 p. m. and reach St. Al l am about C p. in. Tho excursion Ih In- t 'ilcd to include members' families and AH of the Oranges In Franklin county iv 1 1 1 unite for an excursion trip to Bur- I'uion :-amrnav. .nine :r.k The death of Miss Amanda Fuller of vMtnn occurred at the St. Albans hns- l .1., , . ...ici.i nii'iiitti iuui .v lllress of epthclrona. Miss Fuller was years old. Tho remains were sent t i .Milton on the afternoon train, where ' 'H 'IllUl.tl ITit!l J1U1II. Mr n--d Mrs. Frank M. llnhbird of S ii-1 m have 'ssued Invitations for tho welding of their daughter, Miss Carrie nesday even ng. June 25, nt S:M o'clock. Co. n, 1st, infantry Vermont National rniard, Is again an established Institution lalng been mustered Into the service Rntuiday night, by Major T,. S. Tillot- u Folic wing the muster In the follow er ofllcers wire elected; Captain II. h( lirouks, first lieutenant, Fred J. eo: second lieutenant, V. 15. Ashland. II M Harrett, who has conducted a fish it irkt here for the past six years, will f1 spon of ns InteresUs as soon as possl Uc and go to Asbury Park, N. J., where 1 e has accepted a position as manager of t, e Farcll Co. rendering plant, Mr. Har ic t has tendered his resignation ns seero tiry of the Franklin County Fair assocla t )-i and also of the Vermont Poultry as rociatlon. of which organizations he has been a valued official for sever.il years. The city hall was tilled with the friends and admirers of the Junior class of the ft. Albans hl-h school Monday night, tile occasion being tho annual Junior prize spunking contest for tho Smith prizes, Pnder a new arrangement there were four prizes, two firsts of $12X0 In gold each for the best young lady and best young gen'leman and two second of ii etch. Tho Judges , .juslstlng of Prof. M. 1) Chittenden of Helton d Treo Academy, J' rfnx, the Itev Rarnbv Incli of THeh- ! a ' John Parker Rich of Itlehwood. ,lnrd d tue t.i fist oriKt.o tn Mltc Mn. I iwcrs and Donald Hyde and the two t ords to Miss Florence Parke.r of Rod ney iiiie(irk The speaking was of a Igh onl rand nib "ted much pa'ninklng raining urn) steady under the nhle diroe Inn of Superlnterideut .1. A. Ayeri. Tho n usieal numbers by the high school Ti.ind Dlin elub and the mixed chorus mer- fd the hearty encores they received. The wedding of Miss Nellie A. Pow- i.i of this city and R. M. Wilson of It' no, Nev., will take placo at St. M'lry's Cliurch, Wednesday mornlnj;, .1 Iv Tho festivities of cnnimencemeit week began Tuesdn v evening with a ie tlon and dance nt tho city hall, under t ic auspices of the senior class of tho ot Albans high school. The affair was a pleasant one, and was well at tended Friday, tho seniors will have their traditional outing, going this year by boat to Island Villa, on South Hero, where the class will enjoy a baii(uet, Tho reception nnd dnnco by the Juniors, In honor of tho seniors, will take placn nt the city hall, Satur day evening. Oeorgo Younger, who for many years kept a ttoro at tho bay, selling out a few years ago, has again entered n.er cantllo life, nnd opened a getierr.l storo, In tho Cook building with a speclnltj of campers supplies. Gabriel Putvaln who was sentenced to Slate prison Tuesday for a year for steal Inn a watch, mado good his escape from Deputy Sheriff Clurenco ICmery, In whoso custody the convict was. Putvaln with other prisoners was being uumI doing outsldo work, under a guard, and made an excuse to go to the bnm for souio Ihtiu;. After liu hud been guuo soino time, It was found that ho had skipped out. Ho Is still at largo, with no clu ns to his whcn'n.bouts.. Jeremiah Regan died nt the St, Albans hospital yesteiday morning after a long Illness of senility and oedema of tho lungs, Mr, Regan was S7 years old ami was a native of Ireland. Ho has been a resident here slnco a young man. Ho Is Rilrvlvcd by a brother, Michael M, Rogan, of ramnrd. Another brother, John, was Killed heie last month by u Central Ver mont pasrenger train. Tho funeral will bo lit Id nt St. Mary's Chinch this morning at nine o'clock. 8WANTON. A horye bolo.ignigs to H. M. Prouty white being driven Friday inornfng bc caino frightened by somn horses turned loose In tho road to feed by a gypsy nittllt near the rond placn, mn away and Miinshed the wniron. The owner of tho Ktrny horse was called upon to settle the damage, which he refused to do nnd suspecting arrest started for the Canada line. In the meantime n warrant was placed In the hands of Deputy Sheriff James, who, accompanied by Pnllccmnn Hllllker overtook the gypsy Just ns ho was alioiit to Ibid freedom on foreign territory, The man wna brought to the lock-lit) anl It cost him alwiut H0 lioforo he got out of the serapo. Don Tobln, a student nt Urnwn I'nllerslly, arrived Satiudiy for the summer vacation. John Monro has sold tils West Swanton farm to Madame Voutrler of St. Sebastian. Pneslon will be given July 1. Mrs. I.eon Phelps of Boston arrived Saturday night on a visit to her parents Mr. nnd Mrs. D. G. Furiiian. Albert K. Willnrd, who Is now sin tinned at the point of SI. Aldan, has moved to that city and will g i to housekeeping when Mrs. Wlllard let urns frcm Saratoga. Joseph Iinglols, who lias been running a restaurant hero for rlie past year has sold out to Vernal HI' hards of St. Albans. Al the instliratlon of FKh and Game Warden SHnehonr, Walter Klrhy nnd Albert Chnmpang were nrrested yesler dny by Deputy Sheriff James and Con stab'e Noley for Illegal fishing In MI.ls(iiol river. A hearing before Justice Gates occupied the day and l not completed nt this writing. 15. A. Ayers nppeared for the State and Tred Webster for the defense. These men, with others, am charged with hauling seines Iq the river. Two or three other parties mixed up in the operations got wind of what was up and skipped out. It Is said con siderable Illegal fishing has been carried on In this vlolnity this season. A. I. Collin, who wn operated upon at tho St. Albans hospital several weeks ago and later brought to the homo of his father, Is able to sit up. -The business of tho St. J. & I,. C at this point has Increased to such an nxtent that nn ad dition to the office force Is contemplated. Darwin Klngsley, just elected presi dent of the New York IvHe, attended school In Swn.nton and 1 well and pleasantly remembered by many people here. Henry Iapelle of New York, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. D. Ixipollo, Is in town on a vacation of ten days. I,oa Farman Is confined to the house by ill ness. Refreshments will bo served this evening on the pirk of tho Oblates, the occasion being the birthday of the Rev. Father AuWn.A programme of literary and musical exercises will be given. F. D. Iapolle has launched a large power dory. Mrs. Peter Telford, who had been In feeble health for tho past two years, died at tho home of her daughter, Mrs. A, E. Carr, Tuesday, ojred S2 years, Mrs. Telford was born In Ireland but for SO years or enoro had re sided on the rond to Hlghgite Springs. Besides Mrs. Carr she loaves another dang tor, Miss Maiy Telford of Spring field, Ma-ss.. and Frank Tolford of Crip ple Creek. Col. The funeral will 1k hold at the Church of tho Nativity this morn ing at nine o'olock. C. K. Hall and C. H. Newell have Just completed a sizable bungalow on Mudgett Island. In Mlsslsquoi river, about five miles from tho village, having lea-..l a porrStu of the island for a term of years. Thomas Mannlx Is at work as clerk In Sheldon'. store. ENOSjSTJRGH falls. Orrin Ward died early Saturday morn ing after an illness of several months with blond poisoning. Mr. AVnrd was liorn February ;t, 1R1T7, and was thereforo In his Slst jir. Ho was a vedniu of the Civil War having served in Co .A, fith Vt. He was twice married, his first wife having died In 1TO. Of his Immediate fam ily lie Is survived by tho widow only. Mr. Ward was a member of Plxley Post, G. A. R., and Is the fourth comrade, who has passed away since the year h. cm, tho others being Juilil, Chnmbcrlln and Flood, The funeral was held at his late homo Sunday nt one o'clock, tho Rev. p. R, White officiating, and burial w.i In Main street cemetery. Music w.is fur nlshiil by a male quartette conslsng ,,C C. II. Aboil, W. W. Hutchinson, W II. Ynw and J. O, Kimball. TAIIss G-rrude Chambers of South Rlchford passed Sun dav with Mrs. W, H, Best.--Jasper Thompson of Massachusetts has len visiting his mother, Mrs. Orrin Win!, for a f. w days. Mrs, 13. .11, HamiHon of St. Albans was In town Saturday. Miss Kva Warn-hard was In Rlchford i.er Sunday. A largo detonation from I..n coln Iodge, F. A A. M , nnd Martha Wnshlnglon Chapter, O. K. S., gatheird at Mr. and Mrs. W. II. McAllister's Fri day evening to remind them of their .".nth wedding anniversary. The grounds wero decorated with lanteir.s and many lags were in evidence a a reminder of "Flag d.iv." J. . Mcars presented Mrs. Mc Allister with a gold head nock lace and .".0 oarnatlnns from tho Stars; also a sum of money In gold nnd a past master's Jewel to Mr. McAllister from the mtin bers of Lincoln Lodge, Judge Me.!ltstor was n charter member of Lincoln Lmlgo and Mrs, McAllister was early Identified with the Eastern Stars, where the lorril chapter was foimed about 3", years ago, Mr. nnd' Mrs. J. o. Kimball and Mr. and Mrs. H. N. Kimball left Monday for Magnolia Bench, Mass., for ;i few days' stay. They will attend nn Inter state meeting of tho Massachusetts and Vermont Pharmaceutical societies. -Tho Rev. W. J. M, Bcnttlo nnd II. A. Cramtoon nttended tho diocesan convention In Burlington. William Pease, who has been visiting at A. P. Croft's, haR returned to his homo in Nashua, N, If, Tim butter shipment fioni this station Tuesday was 44,000 pounds. II. I, Johnson and son, Wal lace, of Utlca, N, Y,, who hns boon pnsslng several days with C I, Marsh, went to Burlington Tuesday for a few days' stay. C. II. Mitchell was In Sweetsburgh, Que., Sunday whero ho took Ills daughter Ethel for a few days' stay with her brother, E. M, Mitchell, Miss Ivn Freeman Pierce, tho singer In Mr, Glllnm's meetings last winter, was married In East Bos ton, Juno 14 to Franklin Helns, nn en sign In the United States navy, Mrs. Oliver Hutchlns, who lives with nor dnughter, Mrs. V. A. Janes, fell clown somo stairs Saturday nnd broke her right nrm nenr tho shoulder, Not bo lug a very robust woman much con cern Is felt for her Dr. C (1, Aboil, locnl health officer, Is In nttendaiico nt tho State mooting In Burlington. Mrs, George 11. Rowo of Bethel Is visiting hor daughter, Mrs. A, L. Mason. Homer, the threo-year-old non of Mr. nnd Mrs. Eugene Lumnnh, dlod Sun day of n tubercular trouble. Miss Ira O, Wnlltor went to Burlington Mon day, whero sho linn employment. Mr. nnd Mrs, 12, F. Greenwood nro pnsslng n few days In Coventry us tho guests of Air. Oreonwood's slstor, Mrs. Henry Cleveland. A. B. Croft nnd bis daugh ter, Mrs. B, J. Chaffee, loft Monday for Nnshun to nttend the wedding of Mr. Croft's niece, Miss Marjorlo Newton. Mr, Eva M, Hiibbell accompanied them. Tho Rev. F. E. Whlto went to Burlington Monday Intending to bo In Essex Junction nt tho prenchers' meeting Tuesday. Mrs. Cellstn Sco fleld, who hns boon visiting her dnugh ter, Mrs, II, E. Denlson In Somervllle, returned to Mlddlobury Monday. Claronco Pomoroy of Burlington Is pnsslng a few dnys nt his homo liore. Professor Barker of Boston la to speak In tho Methodist Church Sunday In tho Interest of tho Anti-Saloon I-onguo. Mrs. C. M. Pratt has returned from a two weeks' outing passsed chiefly In Nor wood, Mass,, nnd resumed her duties as librarian of tho publlo library- TJln latoil from tho family of M. P. Pcrloy In regard to their European trip Is that thoy ex pect to will from Liverpool for homo July 31. Mrs. W. E. Fuller and two sons, Ooorgo and Ira, leave to-day for Depot Harbor, Ont., whoro they will pass tho summer with Mr. and Mrs. Fuller, who Is stationed there In tho customs service. Mrs. W. E. Mltlguy and her niece, MIbs Frances H.nzlo, wont to Burro Tuesday, whero they will pass a few days with Mrs. Mltlguy's -pareuls, Mr. and Mrs. J. McClarthy. Miss Lnura Towle Is passing a week In St. Albajis. Mr. and Mrs. Ar thur Snny of St. CesaJro, Quo., nro visit ing Mr. Snay's aunt, Mrs. I.. J. Archam bault. Tho material for an Iron fence In front of the Main street cemotery pur chased by the trustees has arrived, Dr. W. S. Stevens nnd his son returned to St. Allnns Wednesday after passing two nights nt Maple Grange. EAST BERKSHIRE. Richard Kent, tho 21 months old son of Mr. and Mrs. D. H. LaRock, died Fri day morning. Funernl services were held at the homo of his parents Sunday after noon, with burial In tho Congregational cemetery. Mr. and Mrs. D. Moron aro visiting In Glens Falls. Mr. nnd Mrs. W. C. Cramton have Issued Invitations to the marriage of their daughter, Katherlne, to Arthur M. Pond of Rlchford, nt Cal vary Church Wednesday, June 16. Tho Junior Christian Endeavor society will give a muslcale nt tho home of Miss Alice Button, Friday. Mr. nnd Mrs. E. E. Young have been passing several days In Portland, Me. Tho marriage of Mar vin L. Hndd and Miss Violet French Is announced to take placo In Boston June 26. Mrs. C. J. Peterson and daughter, Marlon, are visiting In Plymouth nnd Waltham. EAST HIGHGATE. Mrs. Mary lshnm of Burlington is pass ing a few days wltb her daughter, Mrs. A. H. Marsh. Mrs. Frank Davis of Bakorsflold was the guest of Mrs. O. H. Rlxford Thursday, Mr.. M. A. Dean, who accompanied her renia.ined for a few days' visit. Miss Etta Briton was in Bnkersfield last week to nttend th com mencement exprclss at Brlgliam Aca demy. Mrs. Mary Shopnrd of Enosburgh Falls passed a part of Inst week with her mother, Mrs. FJJza Keonan, and other rolfit'ves. Mr. Manley of Frank lin and Mrs. Rockwell of Rlry hill passed Saturday nt C. E. Brltoh's. James Aus tin has moved from tho Carroll house to one of tho Rlxford Mfg. Co.'s tenements. HIGHGATE CENTRE. C. .1. Reed of East Fairfield wan In town Monday Dr. E. A. Bates Is In Bunlngton attending tho healtji ofll cers' school. F. B. Cross left Sunday for a few days' business trip to Bos ton, Mass. Mr. and Mrs. James But ler of South Burlington nro visiting In town. Mrs. C. W. Steele Is passing the week in Montreal, P. Q. Miss Pearl Record nnd Miss Alice Durlvnge pnssed Sunday in Bakorsfield. D. G. Furman of Swanton was In town Friday. Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Austin and son, Rob inson, of St. Albans were In town over Sunday. Tho King's Daughters aro to servo lee cream and cako In the par lors of the Congregational Church Fri day evening. Edward Placo of Idaho and C. H. Place of St. Albans were in town Sunday. C. D. McUaury of Port lnndvlllo, N. Y., was here Friday. HILL WEST. Mr. and Mrs, E. J. Shangraw1, Mr. and Mrs. Homer Frazler nnd Mr. nnd Mrs. Ell Shangraw attended the advent conforonco In Belvidere last week. Miss Ethol Cen tebar, who has been visiting In Bakors flold, has returned home Mrs. John Mon- telth and Mrs. K. R. Rushford are crit ically ill. Allen Lumbra, who has been III, Is able to be out. Miss Madge Good speed closed her school Friday. Miss Mndgo Monde of South Rlchford passed Sunday at Vhn home of Miss Ethel Cen tebar. Mr. and Mrs. David Maynard and tholr daughter, Mary, nro visiting in Lowell. Mr. nnd Mrs. I Montelth ro turned to their homo In Rlchford Sun day. FAIRFAX At Bellows Free Academy, tho pro gramme for commencement week Is as follows: Junior reception, Juno 21, 8 p. m.; class day, June 2J, ,t p. m.; baccalau reate sermon, Juno 23, 7:30 p. m.; Shakos peaiean play, June 24, S p. m.; commence ment exercises, June 21, S p. m.; public reception, June. 25, 10 p. m.; meeting of nlumnl, June 20, 10 a. m. Miss AHco Orton Is nt homo from her school in Montgom ery for vacation. Arthur McNnlly has finished work for E. M. Brown of North Fairfax and has returned homo to help his father carry on tin- I. C. Bishop farm. - Miss Oilman of Randolph Is tho guest of Mrs. G. G. Orton. II. C, Brown and D. D. Holbrook aro In St. Albans Saturday. A. O. Corrlgan and John Morehouse wore in Burlington Saturday. The farmers' crops am suffering fur tho want of rain. Tho streams and springs nro ns low as they usually nro In August, Joseph Cox, nn old resident of Fairfax, but who has been staying with his daughter, Mrs. AVeather bce of Concord, N. II., died Sunday, Tho remains wore brought bore Tuesday for burial beside his wife, Ho leaves ono son, Charles of Fairfax, nnd ono daughter, Mrs. Weatherheo of Concord, N. H. B. F. A. defeated Swanton at Fairfax Thurcday nfternoon, 7 to 4. Miss Lottlo Session of Brandon Is passing a fow days at tho B. F. A. BEAVER. The Ladles' Aid of the Mothodlst Church will meet with Mrs. Harvey Storry Thursday afternoon, Presiding Elder G. W. Hunt will preach at tho Brick' Church Sunday at tho usual hour. Tho telephone company has tho polls sot from Fairfax to T. S. Austin's and up to Goorgo Wagner's, and will soon have tho wlrn strung. 'Mr. and Mrs. M, B. Strait wero In Blnghnmvlllo Sunday, Mrs. Evorlln Goodro has finished work for Frank f'outermash nnd roturnd to hor homo In Milton. MONTGOMERY. Tho Ladles' Aid society of tho Methodist Church will ticrv ico cream ami cako July 4, tho proceeds to go to tho piazza, fund. Mr, fuid Mrs. U P. Martin nr tho parents of n eon. Schools closed Friday In tho two lower grades and both nuhooli united In ft picnic Mr. and Mrs. Almon Carpenter ore tho parents of a eon. Thn Ixidles' Aid society will meet Thursday with Miss Doll IiaFountaln. Chlldrou'8 day wns observed Sunday, Ollln Mlllor was given a surprise party Monday oven Ing by hla young friends, it Mng his 21st birthday. 'Mrs. L. A. Swan has returned from Rlchford where she has lieon visit ing her daughter, Mrs. W. I). 1ocklln. Mr. George Richardson wont to Burling ton Tuesday for medical advlco nnd troat ment. The high school will closo tills week. Mrs. C. S. Parker has returned from Randolph. -Miss Mubol Ittrkor la with her class on a trip to Washington, D. C. MONTGOMERY CENTER F. R. Campbell was in St. Albans Tuesday. N, S. Morrison has closed his work nt C. A. Gardyno's store and gono to Boston. Schools closed Friday. Mrs. Trlff Centcrbar, Cortes Centorbnr and Mrs. Austin Lumbra loft Tuesday for Worcester, Mass. Court Groon Mountnln and tho companion court I. O. F. attend ed services at the Baptist Church Sunday and listened to nn excellent address by tho pastor, the Rov. J. H. IRoy. Mrs. Jonnlo Gerry, who haa been visiting at Dr. Brown's, returned to hor homo in Ashland, N. H Wednesday. Mrs. Sarah Brown, also of Ashland, N. !.. Is visit ing her son, Dr. Brown. Mrs. F. E. Hutchlns has gono to Pnsndona, C.nl,, for a visit nt her former homo. C. L. Reed, editor of the Rlchford Journal, was In town Monday. BAKERSFIELD. Mr. anu Mra. Fuller C. Smith of St. Albans were the guestf of Mrs. J. Bou toH during commencement. Mrs. Burton Jeffords of Berksh'ro visited her parents, Mr. -nnd Mrs. Georpo Temple, last week. Mrs. Paul Blodnh will entertain tho Iidles Circle of St. George's church Snturday. Mrs. George Temple Is seri ously ill. Edward Perkins is III with quinsy Mire throat. An automobllo party consisting of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Hall, Lee Hall and I-ee S. Tlllotson, of St. Al bans passed Sunday with friends In town. Miss Frances Ledoux, of Rlch ford Is at homo for the summer vacation. GEORGIA. Mrs. Elizabeth Shaw la confined to hor bed with heart trouble, The con dition Of Abner Bliss remains about the same. Mrs. Cihman has recover ed from the brom hlnl trouble so ns to bo out. Children's day will bo observ ed Sunday forenoon nt the Congregn tlonnl Church, nnd nt tho Methodist In the ovenlng Most of tho town schools will close this week. FRANKLIN. Tho Rov. Mr. Relbel of Andover Seminary Is supplying nt tho Congre gational Church for the summer. The exercises by tho graduating class of tho high school wero given In the town hall Thursday e-enlng The follow ing wan tho programme. Oration, Har old G. Powell: class history, Delbert O. Wing; essay, Louise Helen Raymo; presentation of gifts, Marshall Dun ham: class address. Lynford D. Elrlek; class prophecy, Sadie Helen Otis; pres entation of diplomas by the principal, Percy H. Blako. The exorcises were listened to by n crowded house, and inuny compliments wero pnld teachors nnd graduntes. The teachers, Misses Tuckor nnd Moran returned to their homes In Wellesley, Mnss., nnd East Fairfield Saturday, Miss Olmstead to St. Albans Mondny, and Principal Blako to his homo In Maine Wednes day. At least three of the old teachers will return In tho fall for another year Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Truax went Tuesday to Grand Isle for a fow days' visit, Mr. nnd Mrs. James Butler of South Burlington have been visiting In town for a few days. Mr. and Mrs. I.. II. Warner of St. Albans aro guests at R. D. Brill's. Mr. nnd Mrs. F. 7 Hopkins and two daughters attended the funoral of Dan Larock's child In East Berkshire Sunday. Miss Stella Brill has gono to Fnntcnac, N. Y whero she has a position for the sea son. WEST BERKSHIRE. Mrs. W. S. Livingstone Is passing 10 days with her sister, Mrs. Chester El wood, In Elmore, Mrs. Goorgo W. Bow er Is 111 with slow rover. MiB Ellon Magnor Is visiting Mrs. c. A. Hill. John Rncino of Canton. N. Y ta at tho homo of his brother-in-law, E. A. Austin, for a few days. Claud Dorby hns n position aa telegrapher In tho signal station at West Albany, N. Y., nnd left Friday to talto up his new work. Tho Rev. W. J, M. Boflttlo of Enosburgh Falls will preach the memorial sermon for the Foresters Sunday nfternoon nt two o'olock. Mrs. Carlos Hicks and two sons, Roy and Guy, of Newport nre vi.sltlng at W. S. Hlcks's. Doputy Collector C. L. Ortoii or tho Rlchford offlco Is on duty during the absence cf Deputy Collector O. W. Webster, who with Mrs. Webster Is posing his vacation with his parents in Irasburgh. FLETCHER. Mrs. Willis Gray Is illChildren's day was ohM-rvod at the Methodist Church Sunday. Mrs. Chates and daughter, Elec ta went to Fairfax Tuesday to attend the funeral of Joseph Cox. .Mr. nnd Mrs, J. M. Parson's of Fairfax pnssed Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. II Spauldlng.-Mr. and Mrs. Ganlner Burn's of Pleasant Valley were in town tho first of the week. George Call has been doing somo mason work on the farm buildings of N. 1? Blair of Mnrrlsvllle. EAST FAIRFIELD. It Is learned that the generous gift to tho Episcopal mission at East Full-Hold, noted In tho East Fulrlleld items In Sat urday's Issuo of tho Fn-c Press was mado by Francis J. Houghton of St. Albans. Miss Mnudo Warren Is In Morrlsville to attend tho wisldlng of her friend, Miss Gladys Brooks, Mrs. II. J,. Gates, whoso homo la with her sister, Mrs. O. W. Burleson, and who was sevom.1 Injured by falling from the veranda In a rocking chair Tuesday nftornoon, Is recovering from tho effects of her fall ns well ns could bo expected. Ono writs wa. badly sprained, The Woman's Auxiliary will servo supper nt the homo of Mrs. Susan Wanzer Thursday afternoon from 4:30 until 8 o'clock, Mrs. H. B. Sturvnnt and .Mrs. H. M. Wolls took an nutomlbtlo trip to Rlchford Tuesday Juno IS. C, P, Hogan of St. Albans, c. L. Gates of Franklin. W. II. Fnlrchild of Fairfield and others wero In town their week on bualnes, concerning the tnlked-of rond. SHELDON. Tho Rev. William Wnlkor of St. Albans bay will hold service at Oraco Church Sunday morning. tiny In this vicinity la In demand nt prices for Jlfi.00 to J20.M por ton. Tho rain of Tuesday night only laid tho dust (Continued on 4th Vntse.f IN HUB MARKETS Quotations on the Leuding Products In Demand llostou, June 18. There lias been nu cruder niurket lor butter, with liberal re felpts ami :t quiet demand. 'J'hp JobblllB prices ure: Choice jjortltorii creamery, 21(j-.ie; western creamery, '2U&'24c', Vermont dairy, '22(a'2V,c. Cheese has nlso suod 0tf n little, In sympathy with country liuuketB. Old cheese It) still onerlug In a Btunll way nt llrni prices. York stute, l'Ai:(locj Ver mont, li.'(fJ2Wc; old, UftfHVje. Choice neurliy et,';s nre firmer, with a moderate supply. Western Mock Is till easy, nnd Is coining forward as freely hh the market can take care of II. The quotations nre: Choice hennery and nearby, atx&a'Jci eastern extras, 10 B20e; western, 10(glSc. Business has not beun real brisk In the local fruit nnd vegetable market, but It has been much better than It was recently. The Improvement has been particularly notlceablB In frnrden truck, which, under the Impetus of Improved weather, Is getting more plenty and Is steadily seeking Its normal level for this time of the year. Apples do not change much. Very few aro now coming forward and sales are naturally limited to small lots. The movement of cantaloupes has. Improved materially. Cherries meet with a fair ly good sale. Watermelons have been coming along quite freely. Blackber ries hnve appeared In the market and meet with a fairly good demand. Old potatoes are firm under light re ceipts and a fairly actlvedemand. ,Nw southern stock Is coming along quite freely and takes a wide range ns to qunl Ity and condition. Not many sweet po tatoes are here, but not a great many are wanted. Asparagus Is plenty and cheap nnd In good request. String beans are In honvy supply nnd It takes a very fancy lot to bring up the top quotation. Cucumbers aTe steady nnd fairly active. Lettuce continues cheap, and tomatoes have grown quite reasonable. Onions arc not as actlvo as they have been, but the supply Is not excessive, and they hold firm. Old turnips, beets, car rots nnd parsnips are very firm. Apples Northern spies, $435 a bar rel; Hen Davis. (fr-t.fiO- No. 1 Bald wins. ?.VirG; No. 1 russets. $4igfi.,"0; No. 2 russets. S2.r(yan: box fruit, $t.ri05t2. Cantaloupes Florida, rfatl.oO a crate. Cherries California, $2rt?3 a 10-lb hot. Strawberries Delaware. fancy gandy, l.rS?'17c a quart; ordinary, V2CQ. 14c; Maryland. lOftine; Baltimore, lOft. 12c. Potatoes Aroostook Green moun tains. SivarjOe a bushel; hehrons. Sue; Dakota reds. SOo; Bliss. 7."ic: new south ern stock. ?."Vc7T a barrel; sweet pota toes, North Carolina, $4 a crate; vine lands, Jf2.2.V(i2.50 a banket. Asparagus Native, $l.r;n(52.7f) a dozen bunches. Beans String beans, southern green, Sl.fi((t2.."0 a basket: wax. $?f(I2.."iO. CnblMiges Southern, $1..r.12 a bar rel or crate. Cucumbers Hothouse, .f2ff?S.50 a box; Florida, .SHJtl.oO a crate. Lettuce, et Lettuce, 14fg40e a doz en heads; ronialne. $1; cscarole, 7."c 1; chicory. $1; watercress, 40c a dozen bunches; mint. 4fo: parsley, $2$J2.uO a bushel. Onloii Texas. $2.fi0 a crate; Ber muda. $2.."0 a crate: Egypt'an, $3.fiO(i 3.75 a two-bnshcl box; leeks. $1.5032 a dozen buuehes. Rqussh.es Southern, marrow, $2.50 a barrel crate; summer. '1 ."0 a era re. Tomatoes Itothouo. 10fjl5c a lb; southern. ?2.fitVSn a orate. Turnips Yellow, ?rt a barrel; French white, S2 a bap: bunch white. SKal.M) a dozen bunches. Miscellaneous Spinach. 2Cffi?,0 a bushel; rhubarb, 40c a buhel box; beets. 7."c5t?t a dozen hunches: car rots, ?1.7rrf32 a bushel; bunch carrots, SI a dozen bunches; eggplants, ?,T a crate; oysterplants. ?lfiT1.."'0 a dozen bunches: parsnip, $2n bushel; southern peas, S'2Tf2.Tn a basket; peppers, $-1 a crate; radishes. 2OStl0c a bushel box; celery, ?2..rifV(i3 a dozen bunches; okra. $3 a crnte; mushrooms. $1.fo??2.;;o a basket; cauliflowers, $2..-fM4 a basket. There Is an easier market for pork provisions, and'narrel pork Is especially wenk. Kresh beef has come down off the high level. There was no pood reason for the advance, which was u purely nrbltrary and gratuitous effort on the part of the packers and their agents. The retailer also took occasion to un duly squeexD their customers. Light cow beef is still scarce, but there Is an oversupply of good beef, and dealers nre finding It diltlcult lo work off their stocks nt 0f9y,e. Still lower prices are likely, ns receipts Intended for local con sumption have been very heavy. The quotations are: Uxtra side, heavy, 9 l-47i!Wc; ?ood, rvftn 1-4c; light, 834c; heavy hluds, 11(511 l-4c: good, 1014010 :i-4e; light, lCXfj lO heavy fores, 7(i7 3-4e; good. 7 l-4S74c: light, 7(37 l-4c. Lambs are somewhat easier, and muttons and yearlings nre also lower; veals nre steady. Spring lambs, l iy ire; yearlings, lOfifllc; muttons, HKft 11c; veals, 10ftl2c. Poultry has been In better supply, and prices of western stock have been lower. Broilers hnve been coming for ward mole freely, and prices are lower. Native broiler chickens, ."..KTfnrie; west em broilers, 22fd'2Tjc; fresh killed north ern fowls, 1Cftjl7c; western Iced fowls, MHClliW; nutlve ducks, l.V(Xl7e. Hay and straw are quiet, but very firm; mlllfecd Is very dull nnd prices are easy. liny, choice. 2frf(,2fl; No. 1, 23.o0f(?24.ri0; lower grades, S10.50Q23; rye straw, f 13.5014.50; ct straw, SlO.fiOSll.SO. GRAIN AND PRODUCE. Quotation In Krrr York, Beaton and Chicago Market. Now York, Juno 19. WHEAT-Rccelpts 6,200j exports oG,924; sales 3,000 futures; 200,000 spot; spot firm. An opening decline, of Ho In wheat duo to lower cables was quickly regained and up to tho Inst hour tho market noted very firm governed by bullish crop news from tho Northwest nnd reduced private crop estimates from Ohio and Missouri. Tho closo wns 4?lc net higher, July closed $1.00; A uk. cloeod M.01V4! BopU closed 1.03yt. COJIN-Ilocelpta 89,225; exports EO.00O; ales 10,000 futures 80,000 spot; spot firm. Option market was stronger on unfavor able crop nows closed a not higher; July closod C9; Bept. closed 61c; Dec. closed 00. OATH Receipts 78,000; exports 22,600; firmer. flUO Alt Raw quiet, fair refining $.1.20; centrifugal !X5 tost J3.70; molasses sugar f2.0G. Roflned Btendy. The market for coffee futures opened steady nt an ndvanco 310 points in res ponsn to continued stejidlness In tho foreign markets and covering by recent Pollers who may have been influenced by rumors that the federal government of Brazil would rnlso a loan of 15,0(0,000 In ordor to maintain tho coffee held In bond for the Stnto of Sao Paulo. Tho closing won at a net gain of five to ten points. Kales for the day wero reported of 3.Vi00 bags including: July $f,.2."Vfir,,30: Sept. J5.C5 Dec ,-..30: March jr.. Ms May JG.40. Btxit coffeo quiet. No. 7 Rio 6tjc! No. 4 Santo 7c ; mfld coffee dull; Cordova 3 6fl2Vic. CHICAGO PRODUCTR MARKKT. Chlcngo, Juno ID. WHBAT July 92V4c: Rept. Kic. CORN-July MHc; Sept. BSTic OATf-,7uly 4H4c; Rept. 37c. PORK-Jllly J1fi.G7tVfTl5.70: Bept. J15.M. IjA HP-July Sopt $5.i2H. RI11S July Ufi; Sept, H7f. Cash quotations were ns follows: Win: AT Spring No. 2 9S1TJ1.02: No. 3 34ft?1.0l; No. 2 red, CORN No. 2 63ic; No 2 yollow MUt? Kin. OATS-No. 2 46ic; No. 3 white 45ff4C. RVK-No. 2 SI. HARTLEY (Fnlr choice to malting) 70 74c. FTAXSF.EDNo. 1-! No. 1 north western $1.20. TIMOTHY Prima seed $4.75. Cf.OVETt Contract grndes $15.25. SHORT RIBS, Sides (loose) $S."AI7S.C2 MF.KS PORK (per bill.) lo.70gi5.75. I.ART- (per 1X lbs.) $8.574. SIDES Short cloar (boxed) $S,7S59.M. "WinSKIiJY-fnasIa of high wines) $1.31. BUTTFJR On the produce exchnnce to day tho butter market wns steady ;cream erles, infinite; dairies, 17ft21. KCJOS Steady: at nark cases Included, !.H1rl4c: first l.lfTHc; prlmo firsts 13; ex Iras: cheese steady 11H5J1314c LIVE STOCK MARKETS. Quotation for Cnttlr, Sheep nnd Tine nt Xctv York. New York. June 19 REEA'ER Receipts 3.124; mnrkot steady. Steers R.fA3(!.fifi; oxen and .slags $4.4.75: hulls 3.W1N.ro; cows J2.2TV?? 1.90. Kxports to-day 2,fi0i) quarters of beef; to morrow 615 cattle, GO sheep nnd 4,500 quarters of beof. CALVF.S-Roeclpts 3.SK4. Market weak. Veals $1.5((7.25; n few extra $7.50; butter milks $100 SHEEP AND LA MRS Receipts 1,911. Market steady. Sheep $3..WBB.25; culls $2. 50173.00: lambs $f,.f,Afr7.23: one car $7.30. HOGS Receipts 4.602. Feeling firm. State and Pennsylvania hogs ('i.0ft6.75. ROSTON COPPER MARKF.T. Roston, June IP Trinity roso four pilnts to 21'ie closed 22'ic. Other coppers wero narrow, dull nnd scarcely chajiged until the last hour when they became notahly Arm and showed a slight Im provement In prlres. ROSTON RITTTER MARKETS. Boston, Juno 19. Rt'TTER-Steaily, northern 24f?2.".; western 2.rf?2t; dairy 22t?23. OHFVESE Steady Vermont twins 12fp BURLINGTON MARKETS. Wholrsnle and Ketnll Prlcex Furnlnh ed by toil Dealers. Quotations In locnl markets of the city aro as follows: WHOLESALE. Beef, dressed .O7V40.W Cutter, creamery, prlnti or boxes, lb Butter, dairy to ship Chickens Eegs, doz, strictly fresh ., .. Towls Hogs Uambs Potatoes, bu Sheep Veal RETAIL GROCERIES. .213.23 .IS .19 .17 .07; .l&iT.l" .73ff.S0 .19 .0 Asparagus, bunch .22 Beets, new 13J.15 Beets, lb., old .03 'Vi'tcr, creamery, prints .... .30 Roxe3 .29 Butter sepoarntor creamery.. .30 Cabbage, new .0? Cabbage, old .04 Carrots, new 103.15 Carrots, old .03 Cauliflower, each 269.30 Cheese 1S0 Chicory .20 ChlvM .20 Cranberries, qt .IS Cucumbers, each .83.10 Eggs, strictly fresh .23 Egg plant, each .20 Escarolle .20 Flour, bread, bbl $3.50 Flour, iMurtry bbl J6.W CJreen String Beans .20 Oreen Mint .10 Green X'cppers. doz .60 Gnens, pk .25 Green Pens, qt .10 Ijjttuce, Boston ball, head 121?.15 Maple Sugar, lb., new 12.18 Maple Syrup, gal Il.15ffl.25 Onions, native .01 Onions, Bermuda ,0S Onions, Spanish .06 Parsley, bunch 89.19 Potatoes, now, pk .75 Potatoes, bu. old rOHl.OO Potatoes, Bermuda, reck S3g9') Rhubarb .OR Radishes, bunch .05 Spinach, pk ,40 Summer Squash .Fff 10 Strawberries lGtMS Tomatoes, southern, lb .IS Tomatoes, hot house, lb ,25 Turnips ,03 Water Cress .10 Wax beans .15 RETAIL MEATS. Beef, roast, lb ljjf.25 Bait Pork, lb .12VJ Blrloln Steak, lb .20 Tangerine .tyg.it Chicken, lb V&.U Corned bef, lb 0t9.ll Fowl, lb .H ilama. lb .11 Hams, pressed, lb .11 Lamb, forcquarter, lb ,Uy Lamb, hlndquarter, lb .25 Leaf Lard, lb .14 Pork Chopi, lb .11 Hams, Heed, lb..., .9 Pork, roast, lb , ., .109.15 Pork Hteiilc, lb ,U Porterhouse Steak, lb .26 Round Steak, lb 119.18 Salt Pork, lb .12. Sirloin Steak, lb .20 RETAIL FEEDS. Beans, bu 2.0Kf2.5l '6 . s Bran, old owt , 1.3501.40 Hay, baled, cwt Boy.M Hay, loose, ton 12.00814.00 Meal, new corn, cwt 1,44 Middlings, strictly fl cwt 1.51 Middlings, coarse, cwt .. .. 1,4( Oats, bu 5SQ.G Provender, No. i cwt .. .. 1.5( Provender, No. 2 cwt 1,40 Btraw, baled, cwt ,o( Btraw, baled, ton 9.0( retail murr. Lnnanas, doz 103.23 I''lgs, lb 15'.2Q Grape fruit, each 102.15 moru, doz , 253.30 Oranges, doz Pineapples , .20?.25 Cherries, lb .it Canteloupo UQM Ponohes, dor. ,25 Limes, doz , ,u INCREASE IN TRADE. Advent of Warm Weather TTn Hrlprt Iluslitrs). Reports to Bradstrewt's for the woe nhow that with warm weather nn Incrcast In general retail trade, In seasonable good, hns obtained. Formers have receive! planting nnd considerable progress hnx been made In this direction, particularly with corn crop which was delayed hy reason of cold weather. Grass la gvowliiii well but a lack of rnln U noted. Stream aro running low, and farmers report ther Is need of rain in order to help crops ol all kinds. Dealers In lumber and hulldlrm materials report an Increase In number of orders received, Grantto dealers stat orders aro coming in well and the outlook for tho remainder of tho year is thai 7lants In this linn will have plenty ot work. Machine manufacturers aro fully employed and have ptcnty of work for immediate present, but orders for futurt aro running a llulo lighter than during tho earlier part of the yar. Wholesala firms report collections only fair ar.d In somo casts slow. ' Burlington rports activity among build ing line nnd orders aro more plentiful, I.i.tnr Is welt employed. Dry goods and clothing dealers report warm weather of tho past few weeks has helped trade In that line. Tin can Industry at Rutland Is employ ed to Its full capacity and notes orders are coming in well, machine shops arn generally well employed. Some Improve ment Is shown In the rctn.1I trado among clothing nnd dry grate. St. Albans reports normal conditions ex ist In general trado with labor fairly well employed. Crops nro very backward and farmorn nreri larrtlng corn. St. Johnslrary report manufacturing plants running full tlmo: merchants com plain of retail trade nr.d light scales In summer goods dull. Merchants at Montpeller aro having fair trade considering the weather. Rivers are running low and farmers report neud o rain to assist with crops. Granite manufacturers at Barre note orders nre coming In well and all plants In this lino aro employed to Its capacity. Contract Jobs are being paid for reason ably well, but on stock shipments collec tions aro slow. A strike among paper mill employes at Rellowa Falls has tied up that line of business. No opinion Is glve.n a to the probable outcome or tlmo of settlement. Some uneasiness is felt among merchants by reason of same. Other lines of busi ness nre well employed. Brnttloboro reports fairly good business generally with merchants whllo manu facturing plants are employed to its capacity. Need of warmer weather is felt for larger sales In seasonable goods. Bennington merchnnts and manufac turers speak favorablo regarding present conditions and from agricultural districts reports nre received that farmers have done considerable planting during the paat week. Hardwlek report? fair amount of busi ness is being done, but manufacturers could take caro of more huilr.ewi. Newport manufa'turers aro looking for more help as plants aro running full tlmn and aro unable to keep up with tha de mand with the prese-nt force. Crops ara three weeks lato. RAIN NEEDED. Nevr r.nglniiil Crop Sufierlnir from the Drought. Boston. Juno 19. The weekly bullet n of the Now England section of the cl'm atologlcal service of tho weather bureau says: The temperature during the past week has been higher and moro season able, although tho average for ti-e week waas somewhat below the normal Dur ing tho first four days of the week the maximum was genorally between 70 de grees nnd 7 degrees, nnd during the last threo dayi between 7S degrees nnd S5 de grees, Tho lowest tompvraturo op. tirre X on tho 12th nnd 13th. when It fell to be tween 34 degrees and 3S degrees In parts of Now Hampshire and Vermont, and to btweon 40 degrees and 4S degrees In tho other States of the section. The ra'nfall has ben very f mall and confined to very light scattered showers on the 14th. Over tho greater part of New England thcro was no rain. The ground is now becom.ng dry' nnd rain would lie of much benefit Tho amount of smifhlne was above he normal. With tho exception of one or two day at a fw scattered stations, tlui sun Bhono tho greater portion or a,l of each day through the week in all parts ot tho section. DROWNED TAKING BATH. Arthur Klnc of Milton Wn !Yiept Into Deep Wiitrr. Milton, June 19. Arthur King, nged 27 years, an ejnployr of the pulp mill, wa.i drowned In tho river yesterday. He left the mill ntout 4:30 o'clock to take a bath In tho river. As he did not rottirn a search wins mado nud his clothes and watch wero found on tho banks below th mill. The body was not found until after midnight. It Is tlmught that ho was car ried into deop water by tho current whioh is very strong thoro and ho could not swtm. Ho leaves n wife and littlo girl, a mother who is very ill and four brothers and threo sisters. Tho funeral will ba held nt St. Ann's Church to-morrow morning, LAMOILLE COUNTY COURT. Arthnr Teft Mnrrlra Ethel Akin nnd Sentence la Suaneuded. Hyds Park, June 19. Lamoille county court opened this morning with the case of Orlo Hill, adultery, "111 pleaded "not guilty" and a Jury u empaneled. Ca of State vs. Ida Bnon, She plecvded guilty to adultery and was sentenced to nay n fine of $300 without costs. Tho flno was pnW. Caho of Arthur Teft, rape on one KXhel Akin. He pleaded guilty and after con sideration agreed to marry the girl. The ceremony was porfonned by Justice, of the Peace Walte. Bontejice, of not more than Ave youns ami not less thnn four was given nnd the respondent wu placed In hands of probation officer, In Potter vb. Totter, divorce, Mcvrrlsvlllo, decision was not rendered.