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BURLINGTON. VT., THURSDAY, JULY 18, (907. NUMBER 3. HAPPENINGS IN VERMONT. ical It- of Interest Prom All i Fart I the Oreen Moun a, ' tain State. THE MS BY COUNTIES The Wlnoo.kt Valley, Village up North From (lie Ialnud In the Lnke to the S'n..uiuplc( AlunR Otter Creek tin a br (be Shore at Vhtte -v IUer Covered hy Spe 7 clnl Corresporlsiits. ADDISON COUNTY. BRISTOL. Lnrgo audiences greeted local sing ers In tliolr presentation of the cn tata, "Queen Esther" In Hollcy Hall Trlday nnd Snturdny evenings, under the dlre-ctlon of A. II. Xcwton of 110s ton. This cantata has been given hero three times In the Inst 2," years, this Mmc on a grander scale than ever bo fore. A number nf drills were Intro duced, the one by the little flower girls bc'ng the most attractive. The solo PHrts with two exceptions were taken by 'ocal singers. The cast: Kins, V. H rjnsworth; queen. Miss M. Helen Bosworth; Hnmnn, A. IT. Newton; Mnrdecal. W. J. C.nudett; high priest Hoggnl, II. I., Rivers; Zerosh, Mrs. Ad dle Hatch; Monlecal's sister. Miss Al ice Bosworth; prophetesses, Misses J.e'ah James nnd Grace Pullmnn; Me dian princesses, Misses Porn Palmer and jl.iv Jlramn; Persian princesses. Misses Inez Stcnelmnn nnd Blanche Jncohs; scribe and beggar, Forest Tartch: herald, Rupert Trndo. The. cantata was given under the auspices of tho Village Improvement soclely, nml the net proceeds will be used to stnrt a fund to secure n fountain for the park. Harold Bosworth went Sat The Interior of the graded school build ing Is being painted, kalsomlcd nnd varn- I, -hcd. Flower and ribbon thieves are In festing Greenwood cemetery. Miss Clarlbel Jenney, who was recently oper ated on for nppendlcltls, is Improving rlowly. Miss Ruth At wood Is In very poor health. Mr. nnd Mrs. H. X. Dike visited In Addison over Sunday. Mrs. F T. Sharkott, pianist, nnd J. A. Kol tonskt of Rutland, violinist, furnished Cic music for the "Queen Ethcr'' en tertainment Friday and Saturday even ings M'ss Kstella Hemner Is at home lor her rummer vacation, Miss Hamncr las recently returned from a trip to Bermudafl There are three eases of diphtheria In the family of E. II. Xorrls on Taylor avenue. The house has been quarantined, The Village Improvement society will realize about J.") from the "Queen Esther" entertainment. Mr. and Mrs R. A. Turlntnu are at home from several days In Saratoga, X. Y. The tent meetings In the rear of the Advent Church began Sunday afternoon with a sermon by the Rev. Mr. navies of Ver gennes. The evening discourse was by the Rev. I. I,, fuller of Poilltnoy. Tho meetings will continue until July 25. O. II. Holden of Minneapolis, Minn., was Ihe guest of C. W. Corey over Sunday. Mr. Holden Is n native of Bristol and left here 40 years ago. Miss Mazle Bar rows has returned to her home In VeT gennes after a four weeks' visit with hr aunt. Mrs. J. '.. Gaudctte. Miss Evelyn Dumas was a guest of Dr. nnt Mrs. II. L. Averlll In Mlddlehury over Sunday William McAullffe of Burllng ton is In town. F J. Avery nnd daughter, Bfssle, nro nt home from a visit of several days over t'ie lake. Miss Gertrude Parmlce went to tho Mnry Fletcher hospital Monday for treatment for appendicitis. Mrs. Hrama Antln of fern. X. V., was a guest of Mr. and Mrs. H .It. Allen over Sun lay. Mr. nnd Mrs. G. S. Farr and daughter, Florence, are at home from several weeks In Rrldgewatcr. A. H. Nrwton who had charge of the "Queen Ksther" cantata went to Boston Tuesday. A ball gnmo will he played at Rlversldii Pirk this afternoon, Old Timers vs. Lin coln?. Mr. and Mrs. V. C.. Gardner nnd cMld of Brooklyn, X. Y nre nt H. D. Oardi- r'.- -Another case of diphtherial, n..iklng four, In the family nf K. H. Xorrls.- Mrs IClcrta Gove of Clrirlotte has 1 en visiting her diughti-r, Mrs. Fannie Hammer Mr. and Mr. I.. F. Doten and ihld of Washington, I). C, are visiting Mr and Mrs. C L. Birtlett and Mr. nnd Mrs R. F. Hatch. Miss Nelllo Garlln Is nt home from a visit with relatives In Charlotte Mrs. It. B. Bosworth is visit ing In B rami on. Mrs. 1'. M .Crosby of Vcrpennes Is a guest of her sister, Mrs. X. D Blssonette. Tho Baptist Church has voted 10 extend a call to tho Rev. I. L. Usher of I'onltney. Mrs. Samantha M 'fVrmlck Is seriously 111. Large con rregatlnns am attending the tent meet ings of the Hov. lr. Munhall.Jotm Bart ley of Vergennes was In town Tucsdny. Tho carpenters have llnlThod work on C, A, Hnnks's house and It Is In the hands of tho plasterers. Tho vlllngn trustees have procured eleven settees nnd placed them In the park. Tho stores will all close at 8:00 p, m. during the. tent meetings with two exceptions. Mr. and Mrs. O, W. Hnedon, nro nt homo from a visit of ten days with their children, Dr. nnd Mrs. C. M. Snednn, In Littleton, N. H, Miss Evelyn Dumas, Is nt homo from Hoverat dnys In Mlddlehury, Miss Hat tie Blckford will lend tho Christian Kndeavor meeting at tho Baptist Church Sunday ovenlng. Mrs. Kara Kntnn nnd children, vlBlted In Monk, ton thn past week. Mrs. B, A. Hifl lock, who has boon visiting here, ha returned to Hurllnirton, Mr. and Mr. JSur! Mnrirnn of Burllniftnn, are Kuesta of Mr. (itirt Mr, w. J. CMudotto, R. W, I'eakn lias nld hU nutomolille. ThermJinotarK rtrltareit tn In the Hhadn here. Wf)dnertay,-Mr, I. A. J'urlnton and two children 0f Haratoira, N, y ara vUltlng here and In Mnelpn. KHDDLEBUB7. Monday, market day, cers brouRht 20 cents nnd butter 20 and '2'2 cents. Col. T. M, Chnpmnn has leturned from Boston. Joseph B. Cobb, has been maklm? large Improvements on his block on Main street. Mrs. J ,V, Iawrence of the Hotel Logan has been ciulto III since Sunday, but Is now Improving. c I'. Abernethy, a former well known business man of Mlddlehury and now of Bristol, has been visiting here the past few dnys. M ss Adeline Myrlck fell and Injured one of her legs very severely, Sunday evening, although no bones uore broken. Henry R. Keyes nnd Ilarlon R Spring of ftlea, X. Y are In town. H. William V. Mills returned Monday after seven weks In Boston nnd vicinity. Tile cattle Fhlpmeiit from this section Mondny eon vbted of three carlo-ids for tho New York and Brlgliton market. Ing. William Fagga has gone to Albany, X. Y., on a few weeks' business trip. Fred Tousnlnt and Ills mother have gone to Canada for a few weeks' visit. The Rutland railroad Is putting in $0-pound SO-feet rails through this section. Miss I.ulu Harding of Weshlngtnn, D. C, and Ollta I.angworthy of Brandon nre visit ing Mrs. Thlrzi Collins nnd Mrs. ni.r.ibeth Cornell. Andrew Dticharme and family, who have been guests of Mrs. B. B. Hope, have. re turned to Rutland Fay Warren has re turned from Northampton, Mass. Dr. Willie Dewey of Ann Arbor, Mich., is here for a few weeks' visit. Fay Martin of Milwaukee Itns joined his wife and family, who have been guests of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hammond the past few weeks. Perry Binghatn has the season's record as a fisherman, having caught 71 bull pout from Otter creek within the limit of the village Siturday. Mr. nnd Mrs. A .M. Aseltlne and sou of Fnosbursh Falls are visiting Mr. nnd Mrs. .1. W Green. James Hawker, Jr., of Madiera, Mexico, Is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mis James Ha wlcr. Waldo Knight his returned from a two weeks' vacation In Boston, Mass , and has rcumrd his duties at F. A. Bond's. John Styles, clerk at Sheldon's, is taking his vacation and has gone to his home In Morrlsville. Mrs. M. I.. Demarris of RuMand Is visiting her brother, Eugene Shatnbo. Miss R. M. Meeker has returned . from a several weeks' visit in Troy, X. Y., and vicinity. The hose compan'e!; of the local fire department have commenced their an nual practice which requires them' to come out at least six times during the year. Lester II. Hamlin of the ofllce of the librarian of the State department nt Washington, who has been at the Logan for two weeks, left Tuesday for Saratoga, N. Y., Lake George and the Adirondack. Mrs. L. L. Lawrence, who has been quite 111 for the past few dnys Is Improv ing. William J. Mills has returned to town from South Boston, Mass. Frank Kimball of Burlington was In town Tues day on a brief visit to his cousin, Miss Adelaide Myrlck, who recently had one leg badly Injured. Mrs. J. W. Ixiwrencn Is ft!!! conflnd to her room. It. T. Morse has returned to Plttsford. William Foote Is In town frcm Bellows Falls. A portion of the pulp mill is ready to run of bPltlng, 'on the road for some time, arrived. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Smith arc parents of an Infant daughter. Edgar Sanford. one of the best known men in Cornwall, dies at his home In that town at eight o'clock Wednesday morning, nt the nge of SS years. Mr. Sanford had been in a feeble state nf health for several years but had been confined to the. bed for only a few weeks, Mrs. Sanford, tho widow, is also In feeble health nnd has for some time been con fined to her bed. The deceased, besides his widow, leaves one son. Harry Sanford of West Cornwall, several grand children In Burlington, Vt, and Knowllle, HI., and a sister, Mrs. .Teannette F. lewls of Mlddlehury, formerly of Boston, Mr. Sanford was formerly very prominent in prohibition circles In Addison county and was for many years one nf the most widely-known breeders of Merino sheep in Vermont. Assistant Secretary John W. Ketchum of the Addison County Agricul tural society has this week opened thn secretary's office nt the entrance of tho faJr ground, nnd from now on until the annual falr.the last week In August. there will be kept up a continuous campaign of advertising and booming for the greatest county fair In this part of the Fnltod States. Immense quantities of hay have been secured in Addison county this week, and if the rain holds off the' farm ers will get In thousands of tons more of first quality hay before Sunday morning. Merrltt Slow has t'one to Bristol on a ten days' outing nnd expects to visit Mon treal before his return. The board of examining surgeons for pensions had two old soldiers only befoie It for examina tion Wednesday.-W F. Saxton of Rut land Is In town. John Pierce of Salis bury, a former resident and long-tlmo mnll stage driver, was here on a business trip Wednesday. Mis., Gusslo Jonson of Springfield, Mass., Is n town for the summer. Bishop Tin!! will preach Sunday rt St. Stephen's Church nt 10:4r. a, m. nnd nt St. Bnrnabus chapel, Fust Mld dlehury, nt 4 p. m. Tho nnnual picnic of the fiundny school of St. Stephen's Church nt Moosnlamoo Park, .jiko Dnnmore, Wednesday was well attend ed nnd all report a fine tlme.The Rev. W. T. Forsytho has gone to Hnrdwlek for a Tow dnys' stny where he Is hold Itiff services. The Rev. C. M. Mead, D. D.. L.U r will preach In the morn Inn nt the Congregational Church Sundny. Dr. Dickinson's evening sub Jrct will be "What It Cost to Build Jericho." Tho Congregational Church will welcome the Baptist congregation to its iervlces the last two Sundays In July, nnd will worship at the Baptist Memorial tho first two Sundays In August, Mr. nnd Mrs. Fred Beck wlth have returned from a two weeks' stny nt tho seashore. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Rivers nnd children have Bono to Windsor whero thoy will reside, Mr. Rivers has secured n position In a fur niture store of that town Mr. nnd Mrs. Ray Bump nre to gn to Kansas City to live, Mrs. Clarencn Vassau, who has been III, Is slowly recovering. VBROBNNM. Mr. nnd Mrs. Rollln Robinson were given n weddlntr reception nt tho Rob inson homestead, Ferrlsbureh, last Wednesday evening; by his mother, Mrs. Anna Robinson, and his sinters, Mary and Rachel Robinson. About 7B guests wero present. The feature of the evening wm music furnished bv Mrs. Fred Booth, violinist, accompan ied by Miss Rachel Robinson on tho guitar. Refreshments of Ice cream and cake were Berved. Joarmern have commenced haying and the outlook Is that a fair crop win bo harvested, Butttr sold In tho market Saturday for from JO to 22 cents and eggs brought 20 cents per dozen. A rmn gem en ts arc being made to hold n lawn party Wednesday evening, July 24, on the rectory grounds, for the bene fit of St. Peter'H Church. This will be the first time these grounds have over been opened to the public. The Vergennes City band will furnish music and Ice cream anl cake will be served. The Rev. I A. Vezlna left Monday evening for Wlnoos kl to attend the diocesan retreat. Tho 7!ev. X. Thomas Itafer returned Monday from Hartwellvllle, where Sunday he as sisted In the baptism of 12 people and or ganized a Baptist Church with 21 mem bers. Thursday Miss Flora Booth took 17 of her young friends on the lake In her new launch which she christened on the cruise, The Flora. Mrs. Robert Pludo returned Monday from a week's visit to her sister, Mrs. Edward Bclden of Bur lington. Miss Geneva Seney, who has been passing two weeks with Miss Mary Alden, returned Monday to Northampton, Mass. T. Nevlll hns moved to his new quirters In the Stevens block, A new soda fountain has been put In nnd other modern Improvements making It one of the most up-to-date drug stores In Addi son county. Mrs. D. D. Harris left Tues day for a visit to her brother, Capt. J. P, Tyler of New York city. On her re turn Mrs. Harris will visit In Saratoga, Sandy Hill and Glens Falls. X. Y.-Don-aid Irving, aged nine months, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Warner, died Mondiy afternoon from a compile,-!, tlon of diseases after an Illness of three weeks. The funeral was held Wcdncsdiy ntTernonn at the home at two o'clock. The Rev. Dr. II. J. Sellnger officiated Mrs. Frank Lyon and daughter, Pauline, of Burlington are visiting her sister, Mrs. F. L. Fish, at her cottage nt the lake. -Miss Violet Armstrong of Elizabeth, X. J., who Is passing the summer nt Mount Phllo, was the guest of the Rev. Dr. ami Mrs. R. R. Davis Tuesday. Mrs. T. C. Phelps of Xorth Adams. Mass., is making an extended visit to her son, Dr. F. C. Phelps. The Rev. and Mrs. L. C. Barnes nf Worcester, Mass., Prof. J. E. Brady of Xortbampton, Mass., and L. E. Wll foii of Florida are guests nt the Hotel Lenox Mrs.' Warren Miner and daughter, Mrs. James Donahue, and son, Miner, have gone to Lincoln to visit relatives. Miss Emma L. Xevllle of Hartford, Conn,, Is visiting her uncle, T. Xevllle. A preliminary survey has established the fact that on necount of tho cost an underpass at the rresent highway Is Im Impractlenble nnd that the south pans as surveyed by the Rutland railroad, with some changes, as suggemed by L. F. Benton will be accrpted, provided that the passenger pfitlon can be moved nhout 3'1 rods south of Its present location, The citizens nro requested to meet nt city hall Friday evening at 7:30 o'clock for the purpose of discussing the proposed underpass. Tin, funeral of Donald Irving, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Warner, who died Monday, was held at the houso yesterday nfternnon nt two o'clock, the Rev. Dr. H. J. Sellnger offi ciating. The bearers were two uncles, Arthur nnd Fred Warner of Burlington, and Walter and William Mlddlebrook of this city. Interment was made In Pros pect cemetery. Among those present from away were: C. B. Warner, Miss Lane, of Burlington, Miss Laura Munetto of North Ferrisburgh and Mr. and Mrs. Wllklns of West Ferrisburgh. Marston Havllnnd of X'ew York city Is taking the place of Supt. J. D. Whiteside nt the Havlland Shade Roller plant, and Is stop ping nt the Stevens House, The Rev. X. Thomas Hafer accompanied by the Rev. N, A. Wood of Essex Junction left yes terday on Mr. Ilafer's sail boat, th? Bllzabeth, for Silver bay, Lake George, to attend a conference of the Young Peo ple's Missionary society. Mrs. Hartley Iivalley of Burlington and Mrs. Amelia Woods of Molra, N. Y., are visiting Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kivnlley and other re latives In town. Mrs. William Crosby and daughter. Miss Margaret, visited her daughter, Mrs. George Whallan of Bur lington, yesterday. H. B. Slack and son. Raymond, attended the gamo of Inse ball at Burlington yesterday. LINCOLN. A, Lincoln Kirk, Impersonator, will pv7 an entertainment In the Union Church Thursday evening of this week under the auspices of the Ixidles' Aid society. The proceeds will be used toward cushions for the church. Mrs. Atfretta Rut of St. louls, Mrs. Carrie Hatch, son and daugh ter of Buffalo and Dr. and Mrs. Cusli mnn nf Brooklyn, N, Y took dinner nt the Lincoln House, Thursday, Mrs, Ruf, Mrs. Hatch and Dr. Cushmnn's mother were daughters of the late Mr. and Mrs. WHIlHin Halglit and formerly lived here. Tlie Sunday schools will hold a picnic In W. A. Ia's grove on Elder hill. Tues day, Mrs. B. J. Gove is seriously in with ulcers In tho wtomach. Mrs, E. R, Slple. who has been caring for the sick III East Mlddlehury was called home Sunday by the poor health of her husband and the Illness of her cousin, Mrs, B, J, Gove. A large number from hero attended the can tata In Bristol Friday and Siturday even ings. In tesponse to an Invitation from the pastor. Prospect Grange will attend church In n body Sundny morning Tho Grangers will meet nt their hall nt lntfil, About 2." of the young friends of Miss Lun Danforth assisted her In celehratlng her 10th birthday Saturday evening. The party was held upon the lawn which was nicely Illuminated. Refreshments were served nnd Miss Danforth was the recipient of numerous gifts. Mr. and Mrs. Zlnns Murray and little son of Revere, Mnss., nre In town .for n 10 days' stay. W. S. Morgan returned from Bel lowi. rails Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Anon Wright of New Haven were callers at G, A. Thiyer's Put unlay. Bay Farr re. turned to Mlddletown, Conn., and Fred Farr to Windsor, Monday. The next meetlns of tho Aid society will bn held Wednesday afternoon, July 24. Mr. nnd Mrs. George Farr and son nnd Mrs, Adi Kinsley of Bristol passed Sunday at Harvey Farr's, Harvey Farr Is some what improved. Mrs. Rowe nnd her daughter. Mrs. Phillips of Mlddlebury, wero giieKls of Mm. S. M, I-e, the last of the week. SOUTH STARKSBORO. Edward Simons, Stephen Young nnd other parties from Port Chester, X. Y visited Mr. Young's mother, Mrs. Mary Young, last week, coming In their nuto mobile. Mrs. Carrie Young nnd fon, Russell wero guests of her mother, Mrs. Dexter Tracy. In Monkton the first of tho week.-Tho Rev. True mil will hold a meeting In thn East district one week from next Sundny nfternonn.Mr, nnd Mrs. Blrdsall nnd wife hnvn returned to Brooklyn. N. Y.-Corn Hiirlburt will go to Port Chester. N. Y., this week to visit her sister, Mrs, Lizzie Young Fred Wright and Bessie Kimball were recently married, .. Continued on 2nd rasje.t- IRE LIGHTNING AT BRATTLEBORO Puts Lights, Telephones Street Railroad Out of Business. and BOLT STRUCK LARGE BARN Set IPO Tons of liny on Fire nnd I.ouk Ulslnncr froin Hydrants Mode I'i ll:igulIilinr It nimcntt At tempt Mmlc (n Dynamite Kcm-y Buildings, Brotlleboro, July 17. A heavy thun der showed passed over this town this afternoon about four o'clock tempor arily putting out of commission the electric lights, telephones nml street railroad. During the shower a bolt entered the barn of Stewnrd Pratt on Western avenue nnd tho hay took fire. All alarm was sent In nt 4:0.1 o'clock anil the department responded but ni there were no hydrants nearer than 2,r,00 feet It was handicapped by lack of water. At last two steamers were connected nnd threw good streams on the fire. A long barn filled with hay was the first to catch but the fire was soon spreading to other buildings which nre built about nn enclosure like ,., horse shoe. An nttempt was made to step the fire by hlowlnrr one of the buildings up with dynamite hut owing to the small quantity of the explosive used the attempt was unsuccessful. At last the nre wnH stopped Just after It had been communicated to a large hnv barn nnd the recall was sounded short ly nfter six o'clock. When the fire started tin-re were three horses, two pigs and one small calf in the barn. All the nnlmals wero got out safely but tho calf and that was burned to death. A large num ber of farm wagons wero saved. The rest of the farm stock wns In the pas ture. About one hundred tons of hay wero destroyed which, with tho loss on the buildings, will aggregate about JC.OOO, covered by i. irnnce. HOTTEST DAY. OP SEASON. Stone Slirils Ilnil to Close lit Mnn pellrr iOA In (lie- Mimlr. Montpf Icr, July 17. This has been the hottest day this season in Mnntpeller. Tlie meicury registered around VQ In the shade In several places. On Elm street p 1:W o'clock In the afternoon the ther mometer wns at 104 In the shade. It wns so hot that some of the stone sheds were closed for the afternoon and men were- seen cllmhlng for the high places. THE JURY DISAGREES. Jinn Cllnrcred irllli Polling ITp Mnll nni Not Convicted. Windsor, July 17 The case of f tilted States vs. George Richardson of Rock ingham, which hns been on trial for two days, was finished to-dny, the Jury full ing to agree after blng out five hours. It was discharged by Judge Holt. Tills is the second time the case has been tried here the Jury not reaching a verdict. Tlie plaintiff was charge. with p-:lllng up i free delivery mall 1-ox which was located nn his land but wns used by a neighbor. The defense claimed that a neighborhood quarrel was nt the bottom of the prose cution, District Attorney Alexander Dun nett appeared for the fnlted States and Fre-1 C. Davis of Springfield for tho de fendant, Tlie case of Cnlte.1 States vs. Jenkins for breaking Into n store. In which was a postofllce at Xortons Mills, n little over a year ago, s being tried and will occupy the attention of the court for the rest of tlie week. VERMONT MIDDY A HERO. VminK Klinlinll nf llnittletioro Com mnnded Turret on (IP Cirorgln. BrattlelKiro, July 17 -One of the 'eroes of the explosion on the battle ship Georgia was Midshipman Lucien Prnnl: Klinlinll of this town, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank V Kimball. Young Kimball wns In command of the turret and wan the only man not killed or seriously wounded. He extinguished tlie flames In tho clothing of several men. thereby saving their lives, but burned his hands n so doing nnd was finally overcome nnd carried out of thn turret In nn unconscious condition, Kimball was appointed midshipman to the nnvy ncadem'" at Annnpolls by Con gressman Klttredgo Raskins In May, 1903, and was graduated Inst October, In the division comprising one-thlrd of the class, nine months ahead of the regular time, on scromit of hlh standing. He Is 22 years old, and hns peen on the Georgia since that battleship was plared In commission nt the Cbarlestown navy yard. SHAKESHOBER COUNTY CLERK, Bennington, July 17 -Jacob J, Slnkes holier of Arlington was to-day appointed county clerk of Bennington county to suc ceed the late Hary U Cushmati. Shakesheiber studied law with O, M, Barber nnd has served as State's attorney for two terms, GETS 2 YEARS' SENTENCE. Tlint for Friendly Letter I'nssrr ut the State Prison, Woodstock, July 71 Stnto cases nre In progress of trial In Windsor coun ty court. Some of the respondents nro pleading "guilty," one of these being In tho caso of Slate vs. Benjamin Woolhousn. . Tho respondent wns charged with conveying letters from n convict In Plate prison to persons In the outside world. These letters wero Instructions as to what tho nddresseo of tho letters was to do when tho writer, effected his escape. Tho re spondent wns employed nn a stone moson working on the prison wnll re pairs. He said he did not realize It wns such a grave offense; that he felt sorry for tho poor man who "only wnnted to send a Hue to his old moth er." The court sentenced Woolhnusc to not less than two years nor more thnn two and one-hnlf years In the Stnte prison. Hnrry W. Hoyo appear ed for tho responednt. The- case of State vs. Wlllnr-! White, allns William Austin, was a chargo of breaking Into n house In the day time In the ubsence nf tlie owner. Tho prem ises are situated In Weathorsfleld and were owned by George W. Spom-er. The rejrpondent Is an old-time "crook" nnd has twice before been In State prison, once for burglary and once for being pos sessed of burglarious Implements. Watches, silverware, clothing, etc., wore taken and found on the person of the re spondent and his companion, who Is now In the State pilson. The Jury found the respondent cnllty nnd he wns sentenced to not less thnn four nor more than five years in the fcitnto prison. In the caso of Klato vs. W.nren PlttR of Ludlow, tlie respondent, a young man, pleaded guilty to one offense of Illegally Felling Intoxicating liquor. Ho waa sen tenced, to Imprisonment In tho House of Corre-ctlon nt Rutland for the term of one year. The case of Fred L. Brlglinm vs. the town of Norwich, was taken up this morning. It Is an action to recover dam ayes for nn injury sustained by reason of nn alleged defective planking of a bridge In the defendant town. E. R. Buck nnd John G. Sargent nppeare-d for the plain tiff nnd William Batehclder for tho defendant. SEARCH FOR MISSING MAN. Wlierenlionts of Frank Wliltcninli of Johnson Mnrnis ItelnlMex. Hyde Park, July 17 Frnnk Whlt comb, aged years, residing three miles from this village, has been miss ing since Friday night. The alleged circumstances surrounding the ense raised n searching pnr.tv to start this afternoon over the road followed by Whltcomb. He was last seen about dark Frldav. Whltcomb has been em ployed as a farmer bv John Stearns of Johnson. He obtained leave of ab sence Frldiv for a day's trip to High gate, whither he went with a compan ion nnmed Warner, hailing from John son, both men returning to Johnson on the evening train Friday, badly llltoxlcate-d. After some of the ef fects of flielr outing had worn off they left the stntlon ostensibly for their homes. Whltcomb was seen by several persons later In the evening go ing toward Cnmbrldge Junction. All traces of the- man wis lost nfte- he hnd gone nhout two miles, although it Is alleged that his pipe has been found on thu bank of the Iiiuo'llie rl' rr, wh! strenm parallels the road followed by the missing man. Relatives of Whltcomb claim that the missing man had Friday when lie left Johnson for Highgnte. Whltcomb was addicted to the excessive use of liquor, but heretofore never has absent ed himself for so long n time. His re latives believe he hns fallen Into the Limolllo river or wns a victim of foul plnv. A systematic search is being made by 15 men from Johnson. It Is reported that Wnmer was taken Into custody to day. POURED FORTH HIS WRATH. Father of Expelled noy Held KIeor for Nearly nn Hour. Brattleboro. July 17. ,v crowd which filled the high school to cnpn-lty at tended tin- annual school meeting last night. A large amount of Interest was nroused by the report that nn attempt was being made by certain pnrtles, who wero disgruntled at the action of the prudential committee in expelling sev eral boys who were connected with the cutting down of the halyards from tfi? school fiagpob- the night before Me morial day so that no flag wns flown that day, to oust Rev. E. Q. S. Osgood, chairman of tlie comtnlttre, from his position. The meeting wns called to order by tlie moderator. Dr. Henry D Holton, who asked Clerk W. A. Gilbert to rend tlie warrant for the meeting setting forth the purposes for which the meet ing wns railed. When nn election for moderator was called for, Dr. Holton was iinnnlmnusly elected to succeed himself. He then called upon for nn election for h chairman of tin- pru dential committee for three ye.frs and when remarks were called for Dr. Fre mont Hamilton, whose pan, John War ren Hnmlltnn, was one of the boys expelled for tho halyard cutting Inci dent, nrnse nnd for nenrlv nn hour poured a Hood of Invectives upon the heads of the prudential committed lis well as Principal E. Burr Smith and nil otliers connected with tho school. CONGRESSMAN HQf ElyC'I I KD HIM. After he had be-n talking In this vein for an hour Congressnisn Klttredge Hnsklns nroso nnd moved tbat the dis cussion terminate In one nilnilte. The motion was carried m a vote tnken Im mediately nfter Dr. Hamilton's phllllplr, the Rev, E. Q. S. Osgood was re-elected for three years without a dlssetlng voice, G. C. Averlll was then elected treasurer nnd C, A. Harris auditor. The matter of receiving out of town students on tui tion was left was with the prudential committee as well as the settlement of the terms of the tuition. The mutter of hiring a supervisor for the grades wna also left with the committee and It was vnt'd to appropriate $201 for the carry ing on of the vacation manual training school In connection with the woman's club. A tax of CI cents was voted. WING FAMILY REUNION. About ano Member from All Sections of (lie Cimutry Dined In Huston, Bos-ton, Mass., July 17. At tho first business session of the Wing family of America hero to-day G. W. Wing of Montpelier, Vt., was electee a director of tho association for tho year, Over 300 members of the family nre gathered at the Hotel Vendomo for tho anminl re union, coming from all parts of the coun try. A NEGRO LYNCHED. Hnd Shot a Ilrnkrmun tvlio Ejected Hint from n Train, Osage, Okla., July 17, Frnnk Bailey, a negro, was lynched by a mob consisting of IW men and boys hero last night after he hod shot nnd mortally wounded Flank Kelly, a brakeman on tho Mis souri, Kunsns & Texas railroad, Kelly litirf ejivted the negro from the train In the afternoon. Tho negro hid In tho yards and ns tho train upon the top of which Kelly wns standing passed. Bai ley Bho't htm from ambush, tho bullet en tering Kelly's breast. DOG BITE SUIT SETTLED. Itrattltlioro 'rnllnr Received $00 for Injury to Ills Person. Brattleboro, July 17. Tho case of W, H. Halgh against Judge E. W. Gibson, which was to have been tried here to dny In Windham county court, was set tled just before It was to havo come up. It serins that something over a year ago Judge E. W. Gibson's bulldog, named Dick, had become embroiled In a fight with Vr. Halgh's dog. In attempting to feparnte- the combatants, Mr. Halgh wai bitten to that he lost n lengthy longitu dinal section of his nether rnlmcnt as well as receiving contusions of the skin on his person so that Is rendoreel work when sitting down extremely painful. As Mr. Halgh's occupitlon Is tlint of n tailor he performs n large part of his work In a sitting posture and consequent ly wns greatly annoyed. He sought re compense from his honor the judge, but his honor refused nnd Mr. Halgh brought suit for Sl.onn damages to his rai ment, dignity and person. The cse was settled by the pivment nf JIM to the plaintiff, who nettled his own costs. AID FOR SLATE STRIKERS. Hnrre Central i.nlior fnlon Votes S12."! More In Needed. Barre, July 17. A meeting of the Cen tral Iiibor fnlon was held last evening in behalf of the striking slate workers of the Fair Haven district. About two months ugo fv men went out on tho Issue of a nine-hour day. About 2ftJ have sec ured employment In other sl.it" regions. It was voted last night to contribute Ji". to the aid of the strikers and a committee was appointed to circulate Mibserlptlon papers among the union men In this city and vicinity. The local branch of the Granite Cutters International association has voted to contribute $23, all that tho charter permits to be given under Mich circumstances. Appeals for aid have been issued to all th- labor centers in the State and al ready action iias been tnken In several places. ACQf IRES BETHEL WATER POWER. Bethel, July 17. C. D. dishing has ac quired control of the entire water power at the falls from Gay.svlllo bridge, pur chasing the grist mill and saw mill and clevtrlc light plant of the J. E. Safford Lumber company, and the water rights owned by tho Bethel Electric Light & I Power company and of the heirs of th.s .te Nelson Gay. This plant will develop tOO horsepower nnl Is considered one of the best In this part of tho State. It has n fall of 25 fe.-t and the whole of the Whlto river at that point, draining about 100 square miles. Mr. dishing is nego tiating for the sale of electric power to tho Woodbury Granite company to oper ato Its quarry and cutting sheds at this place. FRANKLIN" COI'XTY LIQCOR SALES. St. Albans, July 17. Tho fifth class liquor license sales In Franklin county during th'-- month of June havo been reported at the county clerk's office ns follows: F. W. Mitchell, Ricliford, 7." sales, ST7. 1 5 ; C. D. O'Lenry. St. Albans, 22 sales, $14 00; Georgo' L. Campbell, Swanton, 02 sales, jr-O.ir.; B. C. Shel don, Swanton, 14 sales, $1153; J. E. Welch ci Co., 70 sales, $4s.05. BUTTER TRUST ILLEGAL. Snld to no Doing; Business under the Nnnie nf Ihe American Farm PreiilnetM Co. Chicago, July 17. A despatch to tho Tribune from Detroit, Mich., says: "It wax alleged in tho United Stntes Court here, ye-sterdny, that a butter trust exists In Michigan, known ns the Ameri can Farm Products company, and capi talized at Jlii.ooO.iiMi. Attorneys from Chicago, New York, Owosso,, Saginaw ami other cities of the United Stntes In ce-urt a.sked that Eben K. Dudley be restrained from engaging -In tho nutter and erenmery business at Saginaw. Dudley, through his attorneys, straightway made .i claim that the com pany Is a trust. Liwyers for the American Farm Pro ducts ivmipany stated Dudley had sold out his business tit Onoso and Saginaw In UW anil had promised not to ngngo In business again nnd they asked that permanent Injunction be issued restrain ing him fiom elolng buMness that he had agreed to refrain from. Attorneys for Dudley raid th.it their client had been forced to either sell at the trusts prices or be put out of business and that the trust had broken an agreement tj pay hlm 112,00 n year salary. Judge Swan denied the petition far In junction. NEW IMMIGRATION RECORD. A Total of I,2V,,rno Allen Cnme to America In 1007, Washington, July 17. All Immigra tion records In tlie history of tho coun try wero broken by thn nggregate re turns for Ihe flscnl year of 1007, which ended on Juno 30, last. Tho total number of nllen Immigrants landed In America during the year was 1, 2S5.34S an ngninst 1,100,735 for 1006, Thn grent majority of the Immigrants reached this country during tho last six months, the exact number for tlint period being 743,!)R2, of tills number 132,185 camo from Russia, A total of 5,002 wero debarred from ndmlsslon to the country during the last six months. PRESIDENT SENDS GIFT. Presents Nine Volumes nf Ills Works to I'nlverslty of Berlin. Berlin, July 17 President Roose velt hns sent n gift to the University of Berlin consisting of his works In nlno volumes, beautifully bound and bearing his autograph. They havo been ndded to tho division known nn the "Roosevelt library," which who found, eel by Prof, John Williams Jturifss, This gift Is referred to to.day hy tho press as nn Indication of Ihe good will of tho American President to. ward. Qormany, Tl PROSECUTE THE NEGROES Grand Lodge of Elks Will Not Allow Them to Use Frater nity's Emblem. NEWLY ELECTED OFFICERS Full List Announced Yeterdny Juni 14, to He Observed Ait Elko Fin Day The .Mnsxrd Band I'lirnde und Competition Drill, a Feature, Phll.-ulelphta, July 17. The comploti and official returns of the election In tl.o Grand Lodge of Elks, held yesterday In, tills city were announced to-day as fol lows: Grand exnltcd ruler, John K. Tener of Charlerol, Pa.j grand treasurer, Edward Leach, Xow York, grand esteemed loyal knight, tV. T. Lcckle, Dowaglac, Mich.; grand esteemed lecturing knight, BayaM Gray of Frankfort. Ind.j grand esteemed leading knight, D. Shea of Hartford, Conn.; grand secretary, Fred C Robinson of Dubuque, Iowa; grand trustees, Thom as B, Mills, Superior, Wis.; Thomas F. MoXulty, Baltimore, nnd Jiajwr Charles C. Schmidt of Wheeling, W. Va ; grand tylc-r, James Foley, and grand Inner guard, A. M. Taylor. During the sessions of the grand lodgo. It wns decided to establish a flag dajt for Elks on June 14. A resolution was adopted calling for the appointment of a commission to elevise ways and mean t prosecute outride users of tho Elk emblem. A subsequent resolution calls, for the nppolrrtm-nt of a commission u confer with Congress to find means to prevent the use of tho emblem. The Memphis lodge wns nuthorlzed te prosecute the negro Elks of that city. In this connection a resolution wns pass eel reprimanding the Newark, X. J. lodgo for electing a man snld to be a negro. A further measure instructs the grand ruler to order the Newark ledge to In vestigate the man's antecedents, anel If It be found that he Is of negro extrac tion to expunge his name from tho rolls. A resolution wns adopted providing: for n special commission to prepnro a memorlnl to the memory of thn lata David A. Kelly, a past grnnd exalted ruler of this order. Tlie spectacular features of the day's events were the massed band parado In which the visiting musical organiza tions played under one lender ns they mnrclied through the court of honor, and the competitive drills by march ing clubs of different organizations. The Toledo. Ohio, Cherry pickers, and tho Detroit Turkish Zouaves, or Orien tal cadets, were chief In the event. Many delegations have arrived to night and the streets In the hrlght'y Illuminated center of the city aro crowded with people. The big parade will tnke plnco to-morrow morning, PROSTRATED BY HEAT. Philadelphia, July 17. John D. O'Shca, Lynn, Mass., chairman of the board of trustees of the Gram! Ixidge of Elks, now In session here, was stricken with he.it prostration last night and was reported to-day 1n a serious conelition. G. A. R. ENCAMPMENT, Coiiiinnndrr-ln-Chtef Brown Will Se- cure Ample Act-oinmodntlonn nt Snrntoga Spi-lnns. Saratoga, X. Y.. July 17 General Rob ert Brown of Zme.s-)lle. Ohio, command-cr-ln-ch of the Grand Army of the re public, in a Rtateror-nt here to-night say.i that anttngeimonts havo been mailo hcreby tho thousands of members of the G. A. R, will lxj amply accommodated here during tlie 41st nntlo.nal erroampmonc fnm Soptfiiibrtr 9 to 14. The comniander-in-'b!ef, who wins In Saratoga during the triennial conclave of Knights Tt-mpliir, says: "I went to SnriLtog-a for the purpose of noting the ability of Saratoga Springs to properly handle nnd house the great croud of guests, and I left with tho knowledge that tho town Is unquestlon nlily equal to the task. Your principal hotels wero a revolatton to me a regard, evtent, management nnd arrangement for comfort of the veterans. Contract nre being mndo for a period of four day nt roduoeM rates. I confidently bolievu that the parado and tho meeting will bo the greatest In tho history of tho Grand Army." DEATH OF E. P. THAYER. Wns Widely Known Woolrn Manu facturer nnd Bunker. Worcester. Mars., J,ily 17. -E.lw.-.rd Purling Thayer, one of tho best known woolen manufacturers In Xow England, tiled to-day following an operation for nppendlcltls Inst week. He waa 50 years old. He operated mlllfi In Worcester and East Deelham and wns a partner In Crompton-Thaycr Loom Co, and was also a director of the Worcester Trust Co. nnd trustee of the Worcester County Insti tution for Savings. A widow and one son survive him, 21 OUTLAWS KTLLEI3 Victoria, Mex July 17. A force of rurales encountered yesterday Juan Lo gnno and his band of twenty-one outlaws, nt a point nhout fifty miles northwest of hern, Tho fight that ensued rtnult. ed In every member of the outlaw bauif being killed, Noun of tho rurales w wounded, Thn twenty-one bandit madn on attack upon a band of Hun. gnrlan u;y!iblt near !u-ro n. fety dJV ago and robbed them of p. ennsiderahls. sunt of monuy, A 8tlHtI-iat AHHKSTHU, Constantinople, July ll A young mcf chant has been arrnsled here In tiomieai Hon wlll (he bomb, explosion Sunday nlgli't In frnt nf th summer, quarter P 1119 ATHtPieaft BmliasSf-- ft TllPrap'la