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THE BURLINGTON FREE PRESS : THURSDAY, JULY 18, 1907.
HAPPENINGS IN YERMONT, (Continent! from -IIU I'iikc.) the death (if Mrs, W. T. Fairness nf Hoston, Mas. Mrs. Furness hnd pass ed several Hiimmrrs In ltrnndnti. She Is mirvlvcd by a husband atul throe oil i 1 -dren. Mrs. It. V. Johnson of Kvcrelt, Mum,, Is visiting her mother, Mrs. V. (' Slmonds. Mr. nnd Mrs. K. Kelt of IMttsburtf. I'm., nml Mr. nnd Mrs. .1. Stuff of Worcester, Muss,, nro pilosis of the Itov. and Mrs. F. U lltilliird. Clifton ltnitton of .Montpeller Is puss Inj; a few dnys nt Mr. and Mrs. F 1). Thayer's on l'ark street. Mr. nnd Mis. It A. Collins and daughter and Mrs. John rntvlr have otie to I.nlte ITnr torlrn Mrs. Smile Ilerry has returned to crown 1'nlnt, N. V. Miss llnttlo Wheeler of lloston, Mass., and Misses Julia and Harriet Wheeler of I'oiikIi fccepslo, N. Y., nre quests of Mnj. and Mrs. J. H. Illshen - riohert Hoyden, who lias been 1 lie pnest of Junior Itlsbee, returned Tuesday to Ills home In Newton Center, Mass. Miss Chrlstob.'l Snow of Hnverhlll, Mass., Is passing the summer with lier mint, Mrs. H. O. I'cnse, on Martilo streot. FORESTDALE. Mr, nnd Mr. William Symons and dnilfrhter, Manila, of New lork elty nro KUests at I, W. Horn's.-Miss Hornldn. Avcrv of Ferrlsbiirch Is vIslthiK her Urnndparents, Mr, and Mrs, 1. M. HaUer, - Mrs. Mary Symons nnd Mrs. I. V. Horn attended the Kntahts Templar eonelavn nt Saratoga, X. Y last week. O. 1", 1nlrd hn.s moved to Clarendon. W, It. C, Whltromb and I. C. Hump have pur chased T. M. Wlllett's house. .Mr. Wll ett has moved Into the house vara ted hy Mr. iAlrd. Miss Charlotte Crafts of Rutland passed Sunday with Mrs. I, W. 1 lorn. WASHINGTON COUNTY, MONTPELIER. John R. Wilson, ceerctary of tho Wash ington Ovunty Veterans' association, has Issued tho pnETanmi for the 10th annual ..wm,.,.- n Tw. l,nl,l r, n..iratf T r Wc-dnosdny and Thursday, July 24 and 25, This is tho lni-frest veterans' association In the State, bavins a present membership of about IfO. Tlio forenoon of the llrst tlay -will lro elevated to reunions of oonv Xti1c3 that -were mlMxi for the Civil War In Washington county, Wctlnnsxlay nftor i noon addresses of arolcomo -will ha Riven by Mayors J. S. Haley of Montx'ller and John ISoblns of Barro. Short talks will bo plve.n try CoL A. C. Tlrown, department commander, for tho Grand Army of the Republic, by Gen. J. H. Jyucin. for tho Joyid IRlon, hy rapt. J. O. I.lvinfrston tor tho Medal of Honor 3eRlon. by Cn.pt 31. S. Foster, IT. B. A., retired, for tho regular army, hy Cnjrt. F. H. Thomas of Company H, V. X. G.. for the voterann of tho War Willi- Spain, njid by Major I (M. Grcnrt for tho MxJc.an Wax AVtorans. Thcro will nlso bo nn address We-dnes-day afternoon hy tho Hot. Donald Frasnr of FerHn CVvrner, Tho music We-dnesdav ufternoon will lo furnished hy the Mont peller drum corps. Wednowlny ovenlni; 1Z. A. Xtitt nill Give an address on "Sours of the Civil War," and the fours will bi suns by Frank K. Goss, assisted by a nortlor. of tho Whlttlcr orcherrtTa. Fol lowing tW, addresses will bo plven by representatives of the Woman's Relief Corps and the Grand Army of the Repub lic, Thursday moniinK's session will ba devoted to busliuiss and to tho election o ofhVors. In accordanro with orders recently Issued by A ttorney-Goneral C. C. Flits reardlnc placing prnlde boards on the hlphways of the State, State's Attorney lienjamln Gates is proparlnK notices to be sent to the boards of selectmen f f the towns in Washington county These notices Intimate that the helect men must provide the ways and means for carrying out the law which pro vides tint Ktilde boards shall bo erect ed at the Junction of hlnhwnys and that they shall show directions nnd distances. Herbert Thresher nnd Miss Hazel Andrews, both of Middlesex, were mar ried Wednesday July 10 by tho Rev, Dr. J. lldivard Wright at his homo on Baldwin street. For the purpose of erectlntr nn elec tric plant to furnish power for the Rarre & Montpeller Klectric railroad tho new owners have purchased tho riparian rights cm tho Winooski river Just nhovo Rarrfl Transfer, where it Is proposed to erect a dam nnd power Ijilmt capable of developing from 2,000 l to n.OOO horse power. FimlneerB nre J purveying the property with the Idea of locating the best spot on which to erect this plant. The Winooski river nt this point la the outlet of n wnter phed of about 200 square miles In which Is Included several ponds nnd ' small lakes. The funeral of Mrs. Mary Dodpro DlnK wall was hold Saturday afternoon at one o'clock at Jior lato homo at Kast Mont J poller Center, where sho died Thursday I evenint; from the effects of n shock re ceived last Sunday. Mrs. IMnfrwall was ) the widow of Alexander DinKwn.ll, who died a few years neo. Bho was a wo man of frroH-t strength of charnct-r nnd Jier labors for tho berwfit of mankind were appreciated in tho Itttlo community 5n whleh sho lived. Bho is snrvlveil by two children, Miss Inez Dimiwnll of this city nnd Cortez Itnj,-wa!l of Kast Mont Jielier. Mrs. Frank W. Smith died Frl- morninc of hemorrhaftes at the farm of Georpe D. Rutler, near Montp'ller June tlon. Mr. nnd Mrs. Smith hnd resided In this city only nbout a year, havliiK moved hern from Philadelphia. The de ceased is survived hy a husband and two children. Ten farmers, who reside near Mont peller, commenced Inst week sUlppinu their milk to lloston In the milk car which leaves here on the mall train every mornlliK. It Is said several inoru farmers nro preparing to do this, as they receive here 21 cents n can of Rijj quarts each, and more in cold weather. Several of these farmers believe there Is as much money In thus disposing of their milk as thorn Is In taking It to tho creamery or In maklnt; butter nt their hoinus. J. H. Hohlos.1, who did all nny man could do to put Iowe.y Park in Hhape for an nmusoment resort, h.ia Klvon up tho Job and has ono to Rutland to mnn UKe a Mirnmer theatre there. 1'ndor tho wnmiKcmeTit of Mr. Sc,hls-s somo rihuI tttrnctlfms have be.n put on nt the park inco tho llrst of Juno and all dlsreputn Vp1o chnraeters hnvo le(-n barrwl, but wet xwitlMr has ma da tho venturo a JosltiR on. Oeorsfe I.TtulIp, the man with numer ous wives, was brought Into city court Haturdav mornliiK ehnrRed with bljrnmy. Ho waived examination on the orlKiual complaint anil reiiesled that tho State'H nttorney fllo nn Information nxulnst him w'.leh was done. This Information charged him with UlcRally marrylnc Mabel Jones nt Montpeller AURust IS, JfOfi, when he had a wlfn Itvlnpr In Hunt ington, To this Information ho pleaded Bullty. Hurtnn ii. Ilalley, counsel for l.i tulip, claimed In palliation of this of fence that l,ntiillp beforo he was married nt Montpeller had been told that his wife In IluntttiRton was dead, ami with out attempting to verify tho report ho iiKnln entered tho married stnte. I,atu- lip's nttorney also nwied that so far n hln jumping his ball last February wan concerned, that was n matter between lilm nnd his ball. In iwwslnc sentence, Judge U, M. llnMoy stateil that the cjurt recoanlzed tho fact that Latullp hy pleading guilty had saved the State the fxpense nf n trial, hut he saw no other excuse for the serlou-f orfence. Ho then sentenced t'itull to not less than four, nor more than four and one half years at hnrd labor In the State ptisan nt Windsor, where he was taken Saturday nfteriioon by Iieputy Sheriff Henry Iiw- son. Mrs, Fred A. Slandlsh had her right leg broken S.tlurd.iv afternoon by being thrown from a luiggv and down nn em bankment, While dllvltlg near Montpeller Junction. The horse behind which she was riding became frightened nt a pass ing automobile and In a collision with nnother team Mrs, Standlsh was thrown violently down n steep bank. She struck on her fnee which was badly cut and bruised. Mrs. Stnudlsh wim brought to her home 111 this city and undo as com fortable as possible, M the annual meeting of Montpeller Court. Foitsters of America, held l day evening, officers were elected a" fal lows: Chief Itanger, J. W. Sexton: sub chief ranger, George K. White; financial secretary, M. C. McGovern: tveordltig secretary, II. R. Rowell; tieasurer, 1'. !. McHrlde; lecturer, 1). F. McGovern: fenlor beadle, W. V. urtls: junior bea lle, J. C. MeGIll; senior Nmnlen, J. Hughes; junior warden, John Connelly. State's Attorney Gates is not satisfied with the manner in which the Central Vermont Is living up to tho weekly pay ment law atl Monday ho ivnl a letter to C. V Witter, attorney of the road, Mat ing that he ts sorry that the road doei not pay off Its men according to the law luitead of only paying the 20 which he mentioned in his notice. He will attempt to sot till the names of the men employed on the road that he can secure and send the required notice in each rase. Ho Is determined to force the company to pny ns the law provides and will keep ham mering at the corporation until tho law Is comiVlled with. Heinan Dole nnd family and Mr.'. Sarah Cummlrwrs, Mrs. Dole's father and Mrs. J. J, lAXnurd left Monday for Aberdeen, Wash., where they will make their home. Mr. Dole has not decldid upon his work In his new homo. Mr. Leo nard went to Aberdeen several weeks ago. Homer Crown has finished work on the Rranch passenger train as express mes senger und has gone to linsux Junction, whure he will bo employed in the Amer ican Express office in that town. His place 1s taken by Albert Hurbanlt Harry W. T.tplln has mid to Helen Woolson Rrown his imenwt in the home of the lato I,ydl.i Woolson. The place is located on Winter street und the con sideration was $l,iVo. While tlshlng a tew days ago at Groton pond, George K. Mtgmth made a catch which ho will not probably experience again in soino time, with two hooks out ho caught two largo black bass nt th sumo time, one of them measured 10 and the other 14 inches. The Ryle & McCormlek cimany have sold to the Globe Grnnlto company Its shed on Grnnlto street and the deal was clobed Tuesday afternon. The shed is one of the largest In f .o city, having a W-ton travelling derrick. Tho shod is ISO by 00 feet nnd has been built hut a fow years. The Ryle & McCormlek company purchased it some four yenrs ago nnd leased it to other Miiall firm. Tho shed is large enough to employ nt least three gangs of men. The deal does not effect the Ryle ,v. McCormlek company. Mnrens Lynch, nged On yenrs, died at I. Is home nn Main stroet Mondav even 111(7 after a long illness, with enlarge ment of tho liver. He was taken 111 hist January. He was hoin in County fork, Ireland, nnd came to this coun try in youth living In Fast Constable, N. Y, until eight years ago when he cair.e to this city. Ho married about 20 years ago Miss Annlo Cnhlll of Hast Constable and Is survived by his wife and three children, Mnry of North 11a kotn, Fdward of Springfield, Mass.. and Katherlne of Montpeller. The funeral was held in Malono, N. V., when the liodv was taken on the early train this morning. R. V.. Gillette of Worcester has pur chased of C. V. I'utnam Sr Son their store at I'utnanisvlllo und has taken position. He also takes the postoffle which is operated In connection with the store nnd tho transfer of that will be made in a few days. The Putnams have conducted the store since 1ST4. in con nection with their lumber business. Tin general business dono In tho store each year amounts to about $:s.fl. Mr. Gil letto has sold his store In Worcester which he has operated for somo six years. W. T. Dewey has figures on the first census over made by the Fnlted States government. Although Vermont was not ono of the States at that time yet th ce-nsus record was kept. It was made In 171", Guilford wa.s tho largest place while Montpeller only hnd IIS persons nnd Rurllngton K30, Ilardnlck wns con tented to have three persons living there and Wlldersbursh (now Rnrre) had 70 residents. WATERBURY CENTER. Tho condition of Mrs Joslyn, who has beon very ill nt her danghte-r's, Mrs, Minnie Ferrell, Is reported moro comforta. bio. The Gre-en .Mountain ldgn has a pond number of summer guests and more nro expected this week.- Those who have began haying report n good creip. Mr. nnd Mrs. W. M. Parker of Mont- pe'ller were In town Sunday. Martin Dil lingham went to Worcester, Mass., Sat urday for n short stay,- Dr. Hlshop eif Montpeller pleached nt the Methodist Church Sunday. James Miller of Spring field, Miiks.. and Mrs, Heed nf Xew York nro nt Mrs. Xowcomb's. Dr. H. .1. Foster was ttie greater part of lust week In New Hamphhlre.- Mlss Dlanthu Newcoinb is visiting her Mater, Mrs. Jldgcrton, in An nlsquam, Mass. Mr. nnl Mrs. Pied Green und ilaugliter, Mildred, i-uino from Lis l.in, X. II., last week and are at K. W. Cor.nnt's.-A. A. Newoomb, who purchas ed the stock of goods of J. A. Gllmore, has had the store thoroughly cleaned and pnlnted. AI0117.0 Hart, who has been vis iting In Hyde Park nnd Stowc, linn ro tunml. WATERBURY. Mrs. K, C, Galley of lloston Is tho new head waitress at tho Waterbury Inn. Sho Is a sister of Mrs. W. F. Davis-Miss Rosa Gibson and Kdwnrd Peck of Montpoller wero gueyls of Mrs, Idzxln Gibson over Sunday. Herbert Hales ami sister, MIsb Laura Hales, of Rrldgi'port, Conn., and Miss Louise Parlowo eif New Havon, Conn,, wlie hnvo been guewts of Mr. and Mrs. Clinrle-s Kcene, returned homo Mon day. Andrew llrown has roiio to Hretton Woeids, N, H where ho has a position Hi tho New Mt. Washington !Ietnl for tho summer. Miss Issbello fllshop of Hydo Park tias commenced work ns clerk for the F, C. Luce. Co. MIbs Alice Stewart Is nt work as clerk In F. L, Knight's store, Gerald Westover has finished work In F. C. Luce Co.'h store and has none to Morrlsvillo Advertised letters at the post- office nro for L. A. Cross, Mrs. Acellno LaCross, listcllo Plnclle, Chnnhlng Wil liams, W. J. Williams and Mrs, Jos. Roylan. Mrs, P, K. Mortimer, who has been a guest of Mrs, J. A, llnmol, re turned Monday to Hurllngton. Mr. and Mrs. F. I j. Griffin nnd son, Ieon, hnVo returned from a few days' stny In Proc tor. Mr. and Mrs. I.. II. Athertou of Montpeller wore guests of Mrs, F II, Atherton over Sundny. Daniel J, Kicker has gone to Hnthlehem, Nf, H where ho hns a position for the summer In t tin Slnclnlr House. -Mr. and Mrs. F. Whit comb have resigned their positions at the Waterbury Inn. Mr. Whltconib left Sun day noon for llellows Falls, where he has n position ns clerk In one of the hotels, Mr. and Mrs, M, o, Kvnns hnvn returned from a several days' carriage dilvo to Cabot and vicinity. Merrill O. Kvnns. lr., Is visiting Camp Winnlsquam at Dake port, X. II. Mrs. Charles Bailey of 111 Paso, Texas, Is a guest of her brother, Dr. G. S. Illdwell. Dr. and Mrs. W, I,. Wassnn have re tnrtled from a several day at F.llz.-tbuth-town, X. Y. Miss Winnie Maham of New Ilnven, Conn., nnd Mrs. I.evl Dtvls (ire pa'sing this week In Huntington. Mrn. Nelson Dennis and Roy li.irtlett of Lower Falls, Mass., are guests of Mrs. Kat Hooker.-.Mr. and Mr.. J. It. Fuller ton and daughter, l.enn, nf Wllllm.intlc, Conn., nre guests of Mr. nml Mrs. J. K. Fullerton. H. C. Fullcrtem of MontpvlW nnd Miss Carries l-'ullerton o. Minnea polis, Minn., nro guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. If. Fullerton XeKm Partlett return ed Tue'sday from a few dnys nt his heime In Maiden, Mass. The trip from lloston was made with C. C. Warren In his Packard roadster. Thev left lloston nt St.io a. m. nr.d came through the same day, tho running time being 1U hours, the distance 2.T) miles, -i 'harles C. Warren, Jr., has commenc-d work for R. L. Day K- Co. of lloston.-Mr. and Mrs. F. II. I'erry and daughter, Miss Winnie, nml grandson, Arthur, of Heverly, Mass., have been visiting relatives In Wnterbnry and Duxbury for several days. Mrs. Fred It. Stevens of Montpeller Is a guest of Mrs. Julia It. Senbur.v Mr. and Mrs. (eorge II. Dale are to leave Thursdav for two weeks at lllglmato Springs .Miss Lena Shlpmnn of Huston Is a guest of her parent", Mr. nml Mrs. J. F. Shlpmnn. New telephone subscribers added to the Waterbury exchange the pnt week are T. II. O'Rrlen, Joseph Sneet and J. A. Gllmore.. C. II. Haines h.is been assist ing In Griffin & Wheeler's store tho past week. EAST WARREN. Mr. nnd Mrs. Charles Kilburn nnd daughter, Klsle, of Rnndotph wero at I- . I.nmli s Saturday and Sunda v. Georgo Moore of Northtletd visited Ills father Sunday. John Hurzrl's baby Is nutto ill. Mrs. James Mttil.iflln of Rnndolpli Is visiting her sons Jrhlll Martin of Itox bury was In town Sundnv Mr. and Mrs. James Lovett were in Waltsneld Sunday. Mrs. McKegg Is quite ill. Jesslo and Iittle Fstoy passed f-everal days in Waterbury the past week. SOUTH WOODBURY. Delhorn AVlieIer returned Monday to nis work in lioston. Hurt Wheeler was lately injured about the head and fare hy the breaking of the handle to an Iron pot mall which he was ulnc Mrs Grace. liiirnhnm accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wheeler on their return Saturday to their home In llopednlo Mnss. Ilnttle Robblns Is visiting here. On nccount of the prevalence of whoop ing couch, children's day will not be eih- sened.- F.Hb.1 Stearns, who has been visiting her brother, Morton McKlnstry rctiinu d Tuesday to Roston. News Is received of tin- critical Illness of Mr. Sheldon In New Yoik city. Mr. Sheldon l.s a son-in-law- of O. F. Harvey, a form er resident of this town. WAITSPIELD Mr. and Mrs. Charles Knierson Detroit, Mich., and II. F. Mathews Montpeller arc g-uo-ts of Mr. and Mrs It. J. GIoason.-Mrs. Ida Vinton eif WrsL Somervllle, Mass., is here for a few 'eks wlt'i her mothei-, Mrs. G. II Hastings, whei Is in very pexir health. A lawn party wns given Saturday after noon nt H. X. HushneH's In honor Mr. nnd Mrs. C. F. Alnsworth, Mrs Harriett .Toslln and daughters. Misses Illlen, Mnry nnd Irene of Minneapolis Fifty-live were prevent, n bountiful sup per was served and all enjoyed n pleas nnt time. Others present from out of town were, Mrs. Willis Gale and Mrs Nelson Phelps from Hnrre, Mr. Ray iiiuml Huse of Waterbury nnd Mrs, Ny eif Rochester. Miss Pearl Wilson of Manchester, N. II., arrived Monday night for a few davs at G, II. ICew's. A son was Imrn Saturday to Mr. an Mrs. Daniel Morlnrty ef Montpeller, formeilv of tills place. Mrs. F. L. ll.aton wns called to Duxbury Monday morning by the death of her sister, Miss Florenc Avery. William Kew. captain of pollr In Lowell, Mass., nnd son, Lauren, nre visiting relatives In town Miss A Will of New Yeirk cltv l pndng the siimme nt D. H. Sklner's. L. J. F.ugel. also of New Yorlc city, nrrlved Saturday even In for a two weeks' stay. Mrs, Add! Fair Wright of Hartford, Is n guest nt J. I. Palmer's. Mrs. Ration nnd son Maurice, of Rhode Island nre passing few weeks with Mr, nnd Mrs. Samuel Marble. MIIsr Hertha .Toslln of New P'irt, N. H.. arrived Saturday evening to pass tier summer vacation at the home of her brother, W. C. Joslln. O, M Futon and daughter, Grace, left Thurs day for Hlghgate Springs where th will remain several weeks, Mrs. Allc Joslln returned Saturday night from week's trip tei Morrlsvillo nnd vicinity Mr. nnd Mrs. II. W. lie-Men arrived Sun day from a trip to Saratoga. MARSHFIELD. Charlie Slieaff and family hnve turned from Roston where he has been passing hl vacation. -Mr. and Mrs, Ralph Dewey anil daughter of South Frnmlngham, Mass., nre visiting lie fattier, Silas Parker.-Mnrshfleld Co-op eratlve creamery paid Its patrons 20ifc cents per pound for butter Inst month WINDSOR COUNTY SOUTH ROYALTON. Miss Lillian Twlsden of Arlington Mnss., Is the guest of Mrs. O, Slonghton. J. W. Hannah of Frultlaiid Park, Fin., w'tl lKiaid at tho South Hoy ulteiii lloii.-o during tho summer. -William Young of Randolph Is passing tho sum mer with his daughter, Mrs. Fred Wright Mint Helen Hurba.uk Is at Lisle, Mi'In tosh's imd will pass her school vacation them. Mrs. Marion Htnory left Saturday for Nowpsirt, N. 11. Pert Shaw nnd fain lly of New York city are at the South Royalton House. Mr. and Mrs. Hairy Clapp atul son, Heger, Jinve returned to Itrockton, Mfis. Miss Georgia Abt'Ott went to Hartford Friday to visit relative for a few days, Miss Clara lllngham of Salem, Mass., la passing two months with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Html- ham. Mrs. Prescott of Wilder and Charles A. Sargent of this plaeo wero arrlod July 9.-Mr. Wilson hns boon engaged to succeenl J. :, Stetton ns prin cipal of tho S. R, G. S. Mr, nnd Mrs. George Leonard of IlrattMxiro will soon locato here, having rooms In tho Whit cotnh house. Junius 1', Wells entertain ed Mends nt the Monnon memorial cot tage Sunday. Miss Ala Day nnd Miss on lllngham nre nt Lake Mitchell thl week.--Mr. Smith of Wllllstou has had harge of the station during the recent Illness of A. Tt, Ilolvonon.-Mlss Molly ninglmm l.s curing for Miss Rlnncho Turner during her convalescence from an peratlon for appendicitis last week. A union open-nlr prayer meeting was held Hmulny evening on the pirk In place of the regulnr service nt the churches. Miss Ruth Trask Is III with German measles. Mr. nnd Mrs, Chirles A. Sar gent gave a wedding reception Saturday evening. Mrs. Clarence Cnte (nee Oer trnde Goodnle) of Sotnorvltle, Mass., re turned Saturday to iier home Mr. nnd Mrs. 13. K. Ilamforth eif Waterbury pass- lSunda.y with relatives. Miss Maudlno Ahlmtt Is ls!tlng In Ilnrtfotd. Pearl ulver of Ctnrenmnt, N. H.. was at home Sunday. Mrs, Until y Lmib has rented the tenement vacated by Lucius Jen nings. Mrs. Carroll Grlswold and threo hlldren have returned to Montpeller. Ralph Abbott has resumed work In tho Perclvnl furniture factory. BETHEL. It Is reported that Hntli-1 will have a new Industry, a machine shop, which wilt utilize the shoo shop building, and that David Matson of Philadelphia has made arrangements for the purchase of the building for that purpose, nnd hopes to commence operations uli.ui September 1 The building whleh was ei cited In ivm. contains four floors and about no.eeo qnnre feet of fleior space, nnd is sltint d dirt etly opposite the prts.rnger depot The fair given for the benefit of the Ilethrl Free Llbrarv Wednesday and 'hursdny of ln"t week wis verv snecess. fill, nbou $11 being clinr.-l as a start terwnrds a fund for a library building. - A. Davis and fnmllv took nn auto mobile trip to Hasten tb" past week. - 'he ladles of the F.plsceipnl rhnrch wilt give a sociable and lnwn p.artv at I tie residence of Mrs. e C. Stearns Tluirs- lay afternoon and evening The snle nf the Itethel Tavern to John Ketlher nnd W. ('. Clifford was e-ompletwl last weeie. llxtenslve repairs hnve I . n made on the building, which will be opened to the public within n fijw week" AVERAGE TEMPERATURE. Wcnllicr l.nsl WreU Wns Favorable for Xew IIukIiiimI rojis. Roston, July 17. The weekly bulletin of the New lOagland se-ctlon f th" cl'tnnto- og e.il f-ervlee of the w ithei bureau says: There wero no ni. irked extremes In either the maximum eir the minimum temperatures, and the nvi.age (f tnporatur.) did neit ibTart greatly from the normal. The range nf the maxima was generally between 73 and 0 degre.-s, nnd the mini ma between M and ii eb isr. es, except on the 11 tli nnd the 12th, when in parts o'f Vermont and New Hainp-li'ie the minima fell to slightly lielnw fi degn'es. The rainfall has been deficient in the south eastern portion of Cont ct lent. In Rhode land, and In Harns' ihle nnd Dukes counties In M.assachu."'ts. In the south ern portion of Harnst.aV.e eounty and In the greater portion of Dukes evumtv, Mass., it Is now beeon 'g very dry. In the remainder of New Fngland the rain fall of the week has been copious, and particularly In New Hampshire .and cen tra! Mafctnciiusotrs, here. between one and two Inches fell nt a moderate rate oti the 11th and 12th. In Vermont nnd the western portion of Massachusetts the amount eif sunsh'ne was below the nor mal; In the remainder of Xew Kngland, however, it was near or slightly nhovo normal. SI'ARROWS Fb HIT SQl'IRniZL. (From the Ph l.i.le-lphla Ledger.) One little gray squirrel hunting for his breakfast on the voie-elad walls and roof of ttld Hetheden Cnure'h crente-d ceuislder- able f xclteinejnt at Read and Spruco streets at 0 o'clock yeterdav. He stop per two trolleys, .a dray, nnd live delivery wngmis, in eiddltl.i'i to IX1 persons who halted on their wiy to work to watch his progress. What re-nlly nttt.ioted the crowd was the battle made by n-earlv 2') parrows to protect their nests against tho In truder. Tho birds assembled In a swarm within five feet nf tho enemy, a scolding loudly. Then one would leave tho flock and clinrgo v!ctu!y at the squirrel. An ther nnd another followed, greatly to the nnni'oment of the crowd. The squirrel, apparently oblivious eif the crowd below and tcdlfferent to the chatter and attacks nf the spnrrows. slowly climbed tlirnug'i tho ivy until ho reached the ildgtnole nf the slate roof. In descending lie- jumped clear of the vines and shot down ncros twenty feet of slate roof like a tnlmgganlst. Tho gutter stoppesl hK progress. Ho wan cheered by the emwl i- he slowly de scended nnd disappear. 1 in a tree on Spruce street. Then the trolley cars, the dray, the dellverv wagens and the crowd went nbout their hush,' ss, TIIH ELIMINATION OF FIDO. A uns Hennry Hinnm hail a dog witch had r-iim ueeze nnu uther tilings a most az bad And hnrly enny liere b' iws It woar It iff hy Sknatchun on the kltohun dore When Hennry'h miithcr d.d ipt lmk; anq it Wood berry boans In the front yard and bit The preecher wuna on hln frunt poareh, av.ue ho Kood not sit down from beeln bit, you Fee, Witch maid a fuss in cl.urch; nnd Hennry hail To tie It up for fear he wood go m.id. And Hennry hod to give his dog away, Hut morynnres Iib went he wood not stay For he luvd Hennry so, and he wood tiling A new bo.m hoim and bowl lllto every tiling Ior mvrs ami owrs uz if he had a fit; And all ttie nahnrs tried to poyzon it, And klllel a lot of uther dogs and cats lle'longlng to thetuseives nnd ht-il sutch bratts As Hennry sli.md be piimilsbt when they Kept A dog that only how Id nnd never slept. And one day Hennry fownd htm layeu lisal, All oiirld up In the koiiiur of the shed As peeceful ,as U.md he, to howl no moiir. Mutch liutlfuller than lie lM,fo.ir. And mo and Heild and Hennry IbMtnua drtigg Him over by the crick and t Jiou wo dug. A gratvo for him, and Hennry IUmiuus said A prare, nnd put a hr.idstonn at Ids head; And Ilermry's eyes wki.s full of tecrs, bu na ws He noo how good nnd fathoful his dog was. , -Tha Youth's Companion. THE WEEK'S NEWS Thursday, duly II. Former CoiigresHinnti Ilaiikhenrl wni nnmlnntrd for United States senator to fill tlio unexpired term of Henntor Jlovgnn hy tlte nptiirxrrntlc cntictm of the Alabama legislature. The; Cnniitlliin census nnd ntn ttf-tlcsj di'pnrtniont litis figured out Cnnndn's poptilntlon April 1 Inst nt fi,."(M,n(iO, nn Increase of J.inn.oSO In the hint Mx jt'.ars. ' Tlilrt.v pevsopf; were klllort In n elnsh lictween soldiers nnd rioting nrnsnrjts In the Sclmssplherg district of St. Te tershtit'i,'. Adinlrnl Ilnrnn Ynmnmolo, one of Japan's most dlstlnctilshed nnvnl oftb errs, In the guest of N'rtv York, In his Interviews the ntlmlral snld that no small Incident could lirenk the friend ship which lias existed for so mnnr years lietwoon Jitpnn ntul the I'nlted Stlltf-s. I'fcsldent Mover of the Western Fed mil Ion of Miners went on the stnud n. a wltlirs for Secretory nn.vwood, (hargeel with intirderliiK Frank Htett netiherg, nnd tnude positive dpnlnl of nil the crimes nttrlhuted to him nnd the other federation leaders by Ilnrry Orchard. A proiintinced display of zodiacal light, a phenomenon rarely seen In northern latitudes, cnitsed much won der In ninny Maine cities. Frank Morsnn of l.eely.v.'d, Conn., nerd 10, l in .lull em the charge of mur der, lie Is tii'ctwed of killing his piny- mate, ivy L. Rogers, with h sJiotguti during n eiuarrel. 1'p to date '1.1 out of the ,100 mayors and municipalities of the- south' of France have withdrawn their resigna tions tendered In sympathy with tho winegrowers' movement. Friday, July 12. Charles W. Hoxton, temporary mayor of San Francisco, on the wltne'.. stl'ind snld he received $."(100 from Thwoelore V. llnKey. Indicted agent of the Pa rifle States Telephone company, tot having voted and used his Influence- n a supervisor ngalnst the granting ot a rival franchise. A cablegram from Sir Thomas Lip ton states that the cup, said to b vn I lied nt ?.rWil), whleh the latter had of fered for a fishermen's rare during P.nsi ton'". Old Home Week, Is on lis vwiy to Hoston. President Roosevelt has appointed rr.ank A. Leach director of the mint, to succeed (Jeorge K. rtoherts, who re signed to accept the presidency of a Chicago li.'ink. Wllllntu 1). Haywood took oath as a witness In his own defense, and in a lengthy narrative of his life denletl guilt of the murder of Frank Stetinen herg nnd the manifold crimes charged ngalnst him by Harry Orchard. Following a report from the state laboratory that Levi Sun, whose liody wa.s found on the road near Moore town. Vt., hnd met his death from alcoholism, Samuel Maloney was re leased from custoely. A Japanese wns arrested nt Fort I!nsecran. Cal., while making draw ings of the fort. Major Getchell will not give any further Information re garding the matter. Seven mine workers, nil Italians, were killed In an abandoned slope at Honeybrook, Pa., by deadly white damp. Saturday, duly 13, Judge Morris, at Toledo, sentenced brick and lumbermen convicted of vio lating the iintl-trust law and the bridge Agents who pleaded guilty to Infrac tions of tills law. Charles Head, aped L'3, was shot and Instantly killed at Watertown, Mass., immediately after he hud tried to shoot ii e-at belonging to a neighbor. Mlchnel Angelo wa arrested, charged with the murder of Head. The dynamite outrages arising from the strike situation throughout the Transvaal mining regions continue. Tho White Star line steamer Ro manic ran down and sank the IMiIng schooner Natalie R. Xickerson of P.ooth bny, Me., in a blanketing fog off the Nantucket lightship. Three of the NicUerxin's crew M ere drowned. Mrs. Mary K. Iiowle and her fon, Henry Howie, who were on trial for killing Hubert Posey, were acquitted; by a jury at La Plata, Md. Posey re fused to marry Priseilla Howie. Coun sel for the defense appealed entirely to the "unwritten law." The submnrlne boat Cuttlefish was given n submerged speed test and made 10',i knots, which N .1 knot bet ter than the Octopus' speed. Mrs. Willl.im Thaw, mother of Harry K. Thaw. ha sacrificed jOOo acres of the much prized Thaw coal lands In order to get sufficient money to he ready for the next trial. She re ceived Jrll.OOO.tWY) for the trae't. Frank W. Phipps, proprietor of the I.lly Pond house nt I.uke Qtilnslga mond, Mass., was placed under arrest, charged with the murder of Charles L, Hitrnap. At the convention of the Young Peo ple's Christian 1'nion at Hoston n call was made for $"7.".'t for mission work. In l'' minutes from the time of the ushers beginning their work the vast Mini was realized with pledges made for more, Sunday, duly 14. The national fete tit Paris was marred liy a dastardly attempt on the life of President Fallloics by Leon Mnille, a naval reservist of Havre, who, It Is be 'oved. Is suffering from the mania of landed persecution. Maille tired two shot at the president, but did not hit hiin. He was nt once placed under ar rest. Mill operatives In eastern Connecti cut towns, nnd especially cotton hands, nre reported scarce, and mlllowners, who have booked large orders ahead, nre worried, Jeremiah Crowley, aged .10 years Mis murdered 'it t stable nt Hoston by nn enraged Italian who stubbed him because he waH infused a team. Joseph Moseonl, nged 32, who Is under arrest, is charged with the murder. Six persons int Instant Couth and 20 were injured when a passenger train collided with a switch engine ut John son City, Tenn. A conference of womcu trade union ists wns held at Roston. The strength' piling of thp women's unions and nc cordng assistance to the men'a union were the topjes dscussed. Monday, duly 15. Jesse Searles, a farmer, years of age, sbtt and killed his wife nnd also shot his brother, Fxlwnrd Sejarles, when he found the two strolling together In the woods a short distance from North Ohestervllle, Me,, where they lived, 1I then shot hlmsejlf In the head. He Is not expected to recover Kdward Sondes' condition Is serious, but It Is thought tlmt the wound will not prove fatal. Jealousy Is nscrllied ns the prob able reason for the shooting. A mob nt Hoatioke, Vn., wrecked n!ne (Jreek restaurants, three (Irpel; shoe-shine parlors and two Syrian shops. The riot was caused by n dis pute about ii cents between a Greek und an American. The Portland (Me.) Hlllldlng Trades Alliance decided to call all Its men from work where non-union men also nre employed. The Russian Mcnmcr Snrtov ran down nnd sunk schooner Shepherd King, off the (Jeorgfft shoals. The Snrtov struck the Shepherd King dur ing a dense fog. The schooner sank almost Immediately, Tho crew are safe. William K. Rhodes of Hoston made a new time record between New York and Hoston by bicycle, completing the dis tance In :.",h. Sin. and 'JOs. Peter Pan, James R, Keene's game colt, won the $2.",fifX) Rrighton handi cap In a drive that brought the fi.'.OOO spectators In the stands to their feet yelling like mad. Tuesdny, duly 10. Nino men dead and 1'J injured, of whom two are on the dangerous list ut a hospital. Is the grim rrcoid of the result of a powder explosion on the battleship (ieoi'gin off I'rovlnceiown. Mass.. while 'he men were engaged in target practice. The exact cause of the explosion Is not yet known. Rle'hnrel ('inker lias declined the Na tionalist nomination for member of parliament for Fnstwklclnw. Ire., to re place O. J. Cogan (Nationalist!, re signed, Homer R, Tlulburt, nn American who lui- held sf vernl prominent educa tional position-' in Seoul. Korea, com plains strongly of what he terms the unfair and Illegal treatment of the Koreans by the Japanese. From six to tight Inches of rain has fallen througl out the grpnter part of Cermsny dur'ng the last three day nnd rivers have overflowed their banks. Casunllties to (lie number of ,".0 have been reported. Members of the Interstate commerce commission nre confident that there w'll be legal prosecution of the Harrl man l'nes ns a result of their exposure of their unlawful operations. Ano'her warriitit imaging perjurv ngalnst a witness who has testified for the defense in the trial nf William D. Haywood was issueil. C. W. A lier Is charged with tin-offense. Mary Rrennan, who was arrested fol lowing her own statement that she shot Charles I. Ilurnap at Shrewsbury Mass., was dismissed In court. Aftei her arrest Miss Hrennan retracted her firt statement nnd implicated Frank W. Phipps. President Roosevelt has given his hearty npprov tl of public school rifle practice. The reduction of letter postage in France last year from .1 to 'J ee.nts bas net resulted In the augmentation of mailed 'otters expected, but has cre ated an enormous deficit. Fnlteel States Senator Piatt cele brated his 71th birthday at the Oriental rotel, nt Manhattan beach, in accord ance with his custom for a number of years. The usual gathering of Repub lican leaders was lacking. Wednesday, duly 17. It Is aid at the navy department that It Is eMremely Improbable that the ac cident aboard the battleship tleorgln resulted from any carelessness m- lack of precaution on the part of the per sonnel of the ship. Frank W. Phipps waived examina tion when arraigned at Iiedhnm. Mass., bfllfiRr. azzc Nine cm cm cmcnic chargfd with the murder of Charles I.. Hitrnap. nnd was held without ball for the nctlnn of the grand Jury. An armed clash which, it Is believed, will Involve nil Central America, prob ably will occur within a short time. The first battle will probably be be tween Salvador nnd Nicaragua. Renin's- of deaths from tho plague In India show the appalling total of L-fiO.-p,Oi7 for the six mouths ending Jttne .10. The will of Rev. ir. John Wntnn ("Inn MacLaren"! leaves nn estate valued at .fliS's.noo to his widow and family. Venezuela has Intimated that It will refuse to pay the ,2,l"')l.Jv) debt to Its Helgltm creditors. This decision Is contrary to the finding of The Hague tribunal. Edward H. Taylor was elected may or of San Francisco by the board of supervisors. Mrs, Mary McHrlde, aged ".S, pro prietor of a millinery establishment at Lowell. Mass,, was shut mul critical! woundtd while alone In her store. John C. Kelly, aged 27, Is charged with the shooting. Thousands of Italians from all over the I'nited States were In New Yorl, to celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, It's a good denl enMer to he good to get .any fun out of it. than NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS The taxpayers of the city of Hur llngton nro herey notified thnt the city (Including school, Stnte ro.ad, Stnte school nnl county highways and bridges) tnxoR for the yenr 1907 havo been assessed hy tho city council of the city of nurltngton nnd tho tnx bills delivered to the city treasurer for col lection, to bo paid to snld trenmirer nt hl.s otllce No. 4 City Hall, according to lnw within forty days from this dnto. Any taxes rnmnlnttifc unpaid after tho expiration of snld time, August 10, the treasurer will Ismie lil warrant against each delinquent person for tho collection of such unpaid tnxcn, adding to each unpaid tax 6 per cent., nnd ten cents for warrant, which will ho Ad dressed nnd delivered to tho ennatabto at snld city to bo collected ncccuMlUK to lnw, Oftlco bourn from 9 a, m. to S p, m., Monday and Saturday evening, 7 to 1) Ilnted nt tho city of Hurllngton, July ii, 1007. u a, an ant, City Treasurer, ,165,3t&2,w:t- THE EMPEROR 1ST ABDICATE The Horean Ruler Made Fatal Mistake in Sending1 Delega tion to The Hague. HIS CABINET DEMANDS IT Determined n Jfnv Ilmperor Slmtl Il In f'luirtse When Vletint IImiiIiI, the .fnimnene roreU-n Minister, rrl c- Korcnu Populace Ib (iencrnlly C'nliu. Peon!, July 17. -Following a c i meeting ye.iti-iday which la'i 1 t hour, ti.e premier hnd nn aiiu.t r v ,r the KtniM ror In the evening, rji , three hour. It hns tran(ilred t ler ni.nl. a strongly woi ! d m pt tlon ,,f t ,e gravity of the i -u . ,r . liy HI Majesty's send.ng .a tie- peace conference ut 'J nn h i, boldly point, d emt the ne-f- f r Hnijiereu's Hlnllentlon in I ' frown Price", nt,'l of lib i,r i g ToUio and apolig'?,lng to ' i' r Jofwin. The Korean Um. .r n Jc drill Ite reply. On retiring from the pit i e t iv ler Imtne I'n-riy c.i'led a . i t which lusted until two nV e k inc. The e.il,lr,..t Is' eletet mine . i' i ly to decide on Korea's . tt.t i,r r or by the t!?ne or the r:1 i . A count Ilaynsh!. fie Japan, -e f. n Ister. It l.s b-Ileved the rr i ' - . ' Mt on tin; .abdlcat.on of :,. ,j nil risk. 11 fhlng tint, the pro, .- ! tlon, which I supporting ' -. h Inet. has ofllclnlly npplle( p. M to help save Korea from ie ' v , uuenees of the llmperor's r Japan. It Is not considered likely t' . r will yield to the demand f .r 0 1 without .a stniRCle. iJespit,; the pertm-twil f. : s- ,i I cltenient of tlio court a .d .;.! , populner. k t-eneralty eilm T peror In the op.nl. m o-f : hns alienated popular nff ,-. Arc nnniNf, to old i t s-i ,T Toklo. Jnlv 17. AltlioiiF'i IC iler an .absolute nionar, h ,-. a i ciis'nni h.ae existed since . 1 of demand mk the ret r aie- t tlirone of anv overelcn w s n., endangers l-Timnl welfare" " s nn occasion arle the us.iie nl! ,-nhlne-t mlniters shal1 tr their rule r. Une of the.Ti .1"' i s ,, man, states the ndws-ili peror' s retirement in ,- r flit s-ier-e,,tr. n, n tli - i tho Emperor Is moraby 1. .111 ' ' 1 ,f no ut HERMIT KINGDOM LOST. TliN It I In- allm:ten V1e of 1! eent Ileel'M, merit In Keren. Wnshlrf:t..n, Ju' v 17. ll'I.ei t ,r J , nnee irnvernment Inst v ir 'a.-k c the direction of the foi. .r" i - at , of Korea, othclal notice ,,f t t f, to the WnplilnKton ov, rum v followed hy the Immediate t , from this capital of the Ki-.f. , j tlon. The occasion was :- 1 1 h r r i' tie. The retlrln.t chnrRe cii'.-.i ,r ii s. retary Hoot nt the Stilt" ,i, t and notltled him thnt he had . en reded to turn over the .rn' i t t business ef his legation I i J ese emhnssy h.-re It v 1s r- 1 that this wns proli.ihlv t'e 1 r of the end of Korean linb t" 1 'e thnt the control by Japan .f elirn rel.atl'ins of Korea w,.- i not distant future hrond n 't c plete domination of the n r- it K don With the closlnt; , t t tlon dl.snppenreel all tra. f r s Korrnns of the ntn Inl ili- ! . inKton. The .T.apnucse em' h is not very well Inform, d - t " Is taking place nt home In re' t Korea so that nltnjrei'i'T t e ia is Inck f ofllclal Information t t recent nnd sudden dev. I..; n e t.s Tiie ii"detaiidWtj here is f .' roan prem'er ill ileirindlac a'. -.t th.- lCmp. ror was, of tour., a i pressure from .lurnn and t found lesr.it warrant for s . the fact thnt in despatch-ae deletratlou to The 1I.IKU-- . ' Kriperor of Korea vinla'cd ' the aRreement e-itered Into '.i ters under which. Japin was -o control the eMernvl rdati. .:, It Is not seen lieu- ll. terests can lio adersel ai'C Ja r .f 1 . , r s. iS , K -ea 1 1 in v has til If n p! ice in K.ir a f. certain Americans are ;-i ; oineeidon for r.vtway i- d ploitatio!. in that roiml'v, . that Japan will faithful oNle-ation" In the ver.- t Into control of ihe eoii"try, it EMPEROR WILL DECIDE. Will Iteeelie Muriiiils Ito Till fler noon Itiinior of a I'lot. Toklo. July 1 The Kim c -or i'f K -ea li.an .-ent fol M minis It" and ' s llk v that he will ri. '-ne tho M mm s f nn dlence tl.'s iifterneon It Is he' ', a final de, Isi'.n i.n the rei'iefi fir I'.mperot's a:.t '-.it'un will i.e nrr v 'd t this evenliiB when the ministers npp ir In a lio.ly before Hlh Majetv The report (mm S-ou! that the Kmrvror attempted to si ek refut;e In n certa n con Mll.ate is otllcliilly dlscrfsllted, hut 't Is thoiicht thnt evidently Intriguers are at avotk e.n a plan to remove tho Kmperor from the p-.il.ace, A rumor that the Km peror lias privately ordered the palaci truants, Uo strontr. to shoot any susple. Ions persons Is c.aURlntr dismay to thosa rot concerned In the plot. roiXTKP PARAon.ras, FlnlsblnB Is the hardest part of a nr.y man's Job. Most man-led men do as they please In their minds, It's dllnlcult to senerato philosophy on nn empty stomach, If n Klrl Is happy !t' a slitn that her cloths are satisfactory. A Klrl never lilies n In, Ulitjed im!rj sho says she doesn't, Forbearance. Is otui of tllrt virtues, our enemlni do not ponsesj, A womnn'n Idon of tivtrawfancn l spend nioiiny for ttMiotlda thtn,'" Chloairo News,