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VOL LXXXII. NEW SERIES VOL. LIV.
BURLINGTON. VT., THURSDAY, AUGUST 1, 1007. NUMBER HAPPENINGS IN VERMONT Local Iters f Interest From All Parts g ;he Green Moun- - in State. THE mui BY COUNTIES lr in The Wlnooskl Vallrr, Villages tip North iFroni the Inland In (he Lnkn to tko I'nssunipslc, Alonr; Otter Crrek nnd by the Shores of Whit nlTer Covered by Spe cial Corrraposisnts- ADDISON COUNTY, VERGENNES. A te'ogram received hv Miss name W"-,.-l -w of till"; city yostere ly morning fnm Omaha, Neb., confirms the it-port 1 t her brother. C A. Wi .slow, nnd wife o' Om ih,a. Nob., wore pai-singi rs on the 1 I fated steamer f 'olutnbl.a when the onl 1 s nn occuried nnd wore probably lost. M A ii"-:ow was a former resident of ' . !. .ui'l tho son of tho late Mr and I Difini Window. He has three sls es lrc in town, ."Irs. IX (5. Meigs, VI -ow VI I r r.p r-'.i-h AUrn nnd Miss I Ifittlr- Wlns ,t 1 mo sister living In llralnerd, ''It. It 1-3. Sturgeon. Ono dnugh M - George Edward", lcstdos in ' N'ob. If it shnnlrt prove trtio that i v'mv lo.t llfo, tills will make '"i"' i -leata th.it has occurred In tho th ' (inlly 111 it months. Tho lawn II r- v V Scars nf Rnston, Mass, lias rr ! i rc ,-i few days with Ills family. i'i- W N Knowlton and two chll l n of Pnston, Mass., are visiting Mrs. T Tin rlngtnn. Dr. C. II. Cole lias if I'-ned from a two wnoks' vacation nt the l.i lto. W. S. Rrlstol left Sntur 1 - night for Nr-w York city to see 1 i lirothcr, Warren Rrlstol, ombark for Trlrut. Syria. Dr. S. 15. Cnrsloy has returned from a carriage drive nl'ii O C Pease through Krone valley, X V Mr and Mrs. George Day of Now York eitv arc passing tho month of Uicni nt tholr stimnior homo on tho lake --bore, Pntiton. Assistant Supt. I" M Pratt and Mrs. Pratt of tho Ver Djont Industrial school nro taking a rni-rl.ago drlvo in Now York State. St to Hank 13xnmlnor F. L. Pish was r i loci Friday to Atliol. Mass., by the death of his undo, William Fish. Miss Mao frano of Addison is passing n fow days with Miss Kathorlno Fish a' Mile point. Mrs. r. '. l.von and da iiklitcr, Paulino, of HurlliiKton have lrttirpod homo after a visiting nor , r Mrs. 1". I,. Fish and .Mrs. S. R. ( arsioy pospito tho unfavorable ivfitl.tr, the npworth League of Ier r'sburgh bold a very successful loo irram and lomonado salo on the park last Friday evening. The receipts wore about $23. Music was furnished by Vlttum's orchestra. Miss Dorothy Palmer of New York city was a recent Riiost of George V. Ross 0. I.. W'y man passed Sunday In HurliiiKtoii with his wife nt her mother's, Mrs. I.uoy Swlnev Y. Y. Swlney is bulldlni? in addition to his house on Water street. - Mrs. P.lloy and daughter of Hurllnrf ton passed Sunday in town with Mr. nnd Mrs. YV K. Gorhatn. The Rev. Dr. IT. .1. SolltiKor preached Ills fair well sermon at tho Haptlst Church Sunday evenln- and has rouc to rhr,ir-o, 111., ivluro he has accepted n position in Chlraco I'nlversity. Miss llattle and Krnest Alden of Paw tuckrtt. It. I., nro vlsitliift tholr aunt, Miss Mnrv .lane Aldrm, nnd their uncle, John Alden. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Spoor nnd i hildren of Amsterdam, N, Y., are v sltlnn his sister, Mis, J. ('. Fisher nt the Methodist parsonage. Mrs, Kih warl Ryan li ill. Miss Sarah Foss nirl Miss Grace V.. KliiRsland ivere (: irsts Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. (loorRO Kirk at their cottaRd at I.onK Point. The Kpworth I.eaKiic will hold its rop; nlar monthly business meeting Friday rvenlnR in tho vestry of the Methodist t'liureh Mrs. James Mcfiicn and son, fleoru-e R, MeCuon, left Monday for r v ( k's visit to Mrs. Mention's nlocp, Mrs Charles Caswell, of Iloston, Mass Charlrs Jleacli Is vlltliiR nt Foirls hurph Center. 1'. II, Rand of Shrews- port I.n , formerly connerted with tho fertilizing company of this city, Is a guest of the Stevens House for n fow Java -J. 'Warren Rnrnes, who has been passing a three weeks' vacation with his family at his inothor-in-law'H, Mrs, Ruth floss, and visiting his father, Judse J. V. Dnrncs, icturncd Mon flav to Troy, N. Y. I.lchtninK struck a row barn in A Vest Addison Monday nlfilil belonclnp to Charles CoiibIi of this city. The bulldlnir nnd its content, of 40 to 50 tons of hay nnd an adjacent bulldlne usod for a silo worn burned. Calves in tho barn were save 1, News has been received that the body of Mrs. c. A. Wnslow, who was drowned in the sinking of tho steamship Columbia on the Pacific coast, has been ir rneied. On the body were tickets fur pished to C. A. WInslmv and wife. The body of Mr, Wlnslow has not yet been found. --Mi's Tlerthn. Grandy. who has born vlsltlnB her aunt, Mrs. Alice Martin, nf 'North Forrlsbunrh, lias returned home -Mr, and Mrs. Charles S. Haven left Tuesday mnrnlnK for .a vacation on Iiikn GeorRo, -KiiKono Hodotlo and daiiKhter F.velyn, of Iehinon, N, H uro vlsltlnB Mr and Mrs. Casemlr Hlalr. Arllo Alden and Archie Haven went Tuesdny to the lake for a week's nutlnc Miss fiopronla Plude Is visiting in Monkton. Mrs. Her- Ilia narrows and daiishtor, Dorothy, loft Monday tor Rochester, N. Y whero Mrs Harrows Intends to mnlto her homo with 7ier parents, Mr. and Sirs. GeorKO lilndsey Bho has rented her house, to George Jlyatt, who will take, possesion ivlKiut AllRUSt 1. As Mrs. Charles Cnmstoek was tlrlv Ins from this city to her homo In Fer rlsburKh Tuesday evening tho horse became frightened at an automobile nnd ran away. Mm Comatock was thrown from the wnpon but fortunate. ly eicaped with sllfiht Injury. The lioiM! was stopped near till) 1'lllon House. T. Ni-Vlllo will devote all sales from his new sodlv fountain, from 2:00 until 10:00 p, m., Friday, to Hie bene fit of the Versronnes Improvement so rloty. The district nicotliiR of th" IVninnn's Auxiliary of the Kplscopnl clnirrh will be hold Wednesday, Aug ust 7. nt Shelhiirne. A lnre deleRii t Imi from tills city will attend. Mrs llrrny T. llooth returned Tuesdny from an extended trip nhrnnd. Mr and Mrs. C. p. Hassott nf West Chany, N V. and Mrs. Paul Dlmick of lllnos InirRh linve returned homo afler n visit to Mrs. Ilassett's and Mrs. Plm h k's sister. Mrs. A. P. Needluim. Mrs. II A. Stickles nnd (laiiKlitor. Mrs. A. T. Clark, visited in IlurlliiRton yester dav I.ouls Mllo of Worcester, Mass., i former resident of tills city Is vlslt Inp his father, lsndore Mllo, nnd nth t relatives Mr. nnd Mrs. Kdwnrd Ken dall of Shoreliain are visiting tholr uncle and aunt, Mr. nnd Mr. A P. Needham, for a few days. Miss Hazel Relic Whittle of Addison Is vlslllng her aunt. Miss Isabelle Norton. Mrs. J W Meade of Mlddlehiiry nnd daugh ters, Mrs. Frank Chandler of nmndoii and Mrs. Arthur lllumau of Plttsford. have returned home uft.-r a two weeks' visit to their son and brother, the Rev. Junius K. Meade of Troy, N. Y., at his eotlnRo at Kimball's landing. Mr. and Mrs. N. J. Hall, who have boon several months in southern California nro on their return trip nnd are now visiting Mrs. Hall's sister at Gilnian, Mrs. Hall's sister at Gilnian, 111. They will start fot their homo in Ferrlsburch. August S Mrs. W. W. Watt, daughter Mary, and son. Don, who have been in New York city for the past two weeks, have returned home. MTDDLEBTTHY. Thomas M inning, who is in the em ploy of chailcs Pratt, came to the vil lage the other day und purchased small bottle of carbolic add. He put the bottle in his trouser's pocket and whor ho was nearly homo, the cork worked out and a quantity of tho acid ran down his leg. The loft croln. left thigh and left leg were very hadly burn ed. Mainline is 2S years old and a Rood workman. His com.ltlon is ecrious and he .suffers gloat agony. An alarm was sounded about noon Sat urday for a fire In a tenement house of the Green Mountain Pulp company. It caught around the chimney and the tiro department soon had it out with a small loss, covered by insurance. The house was occupied by Frank Mohon and family a- . Mr. and Mrs. Walter Harrington. They removed their household goods and their loss was very small. James V. Pratt of Hrldport died there late Friday afternoon, after a two weeks illne-s witli inflammation of the bowels following a general decline which com menced last fall Mr. I'ratl was til years oil and for many years had been one of th host known business men in Rridport, dealing largely in live stock and farm pro duce. He leaves three sons, Hurry, who is at home, Frank of Albany, N. Y., and Charles of Hrldport. The funeral services were held nt two o'clock Sunday after noon with a large number in attendance' The Rev. Henry Lamb, the Congregatlon- ll pastor, conducted the services. Dr. 1 P. Russell reached his 57th birthday Sat urday and received the hearty congratula tions of many friends. Ho is in much bet tor health than for the past two years. The haymakers In Addison county had a bad time last work, but a groat quantity of hay was got in, as It rained more or less every day but one. Miss Catherine Hope, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William W. Hope, arrived at her seventh birthday Saturday nnd in the afternoon a party was given in her honor at the home of her aunt, Mrs. James Hughes, on Acad omy street. Joseph H. Cobb and son, Allen, who have boon up the nver as far as Plttsford on a camping and fishing trip in a launch, arrived homo Siturday even ing. They brought homo a tine lot of fish Marcellus Pierce of Superior, Neb., a former res. dent of Mlddlehiiry arrived Saturday for a visit with rrlatives after an absence of 2" years. Misses Ruth nnd Gladys Hrunollo, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Cyrille Hrunollo, returned hnmo Sat urday after a week's stay witli relatives in Rutland. Mrs. I.ancoy W. Forbes, who had boon 111 for some time at her homo on Case, street, died Monday morning at the age of fi.l years. She is survived by a husband on' son, W, J. Forbes, and a daughter, Mrv, George Mead, all of this town. Mr Forbes had a shock about a week ago w ilcli hastened the end. The funeral was hold at her late home. Wednesday morning nt 10 o'clock, and the buiial was 1 tho Case street cemetery. Cashier Charles V.. Plnncy of the National Hank of MldOlebury lias returned from a two weeks' outing at Knight's Island Mon day, market day, eggs brought from 20 to 22 cont Kef dozen, one cent rmoe than last week, and butler brought from 20 to 22 etuis per dozen, one cent morn than week. The csttle shipment from this sec t Ion Monday consisted nf three carloads for 1 1 if Ilrigh'on nnd New York markets Miss Mabel Heustis has gone to Hrld port for a week's visit with relatives, A chart shnnlrg the proprc-od additional work to bo done on the village streets this season, provldiiiK that tho special village meeting to be held Thursday evening votes the nece-farv money, has been hung in the postoffioe, Tho proposition has given rise to a great deal of heated discus slon. William J. Sullivan of South Hos ton. who has been bore for a month's va ra tlnn visit with relatives, returned to Ronton nu the (Iyer Monday afternoon. Mrs. Klleti Wright and daughter, Ruth are visiting friends In Shoreham for a few days. The Misses Turner have begun extensive repairs on their residence on Franklin street. John Stl'es of the Shel doi drug store returned Monday, after a three weeks' visit to his home In Mor risvllle Doner Shackett tf Worcester Mass,, a former Mlddlehiiry ,oy, returned to that city Monday after a three weeks visit witli relatives In Mlddlehiiry and Hrldport. Charles and Georso Sears hav returned after a few days' visit with their parents anil other relatives In .''ohnsnn. There are letters advertised at tho Mid dleburv postofllco for Mrs. Iavlne Page( Miss Rv.a Smith, P. H. Wluilen. Manley Wright, William G. Wymaii, Kawieuen Harris, Arthur H. Westcnborg nnd John Whalcn. The funeral services of the four years old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. I-M ward Soars of Hrooksvlllo were held at ftt, Mary's Church at R:30 o'clock Sunday morning, the Rev. Father J. D. Shannon officiating. Tho Intcrrhcnt was in the Catholic cemetery. Kdward R. Wooster of Mlddlehiiry, now employeu In tho Dcla ware & Hudson railroad freight office at Rutland, and Miss Theresa Murray of Troctor will bo married at the homo of the bride In Trootor Thursday morning, Samuel DUhadaw employed at the Rovernmont farms, stnek a pitch fork Into the muscles of his light nrm Mon day, lie wns brought to tills Vlllnge nnd tlin wound dressed. It will lie sonio diivs before he will lie able to ork. Theodore !uekott nnd MIsh Carrie I.each were given ii tin shower party nt Mr. nnd Mrs. llttgeno Shnnv bo's Monday evening. Mr. nnd Mrs. Frank Partridge have returned to Proctor nfter it visit with relatives, l)r 11. 1 Averlll has broken ground for his new house on Court street Misses Jennie I.aPnti, clerk at C. F. Rich's, and Miss Hvn Plnncy, clerk nt F. W. Heckwltti's, nie nn n two weeks' acatlnn In Goshen nnd vicinity. The Rev. W. H. W.nshburno of the Meth odist Church will preach Sunday morn ing on "l.llv Work" nnd In the even ing on "Hunger." George W. Folsom and John I., Cook nf tho Soldiers' Home In Henningtnti, former residents f Rlpton, are here on n furlough. Charles ttnbhlt'S of Woodstock, for merly of ll.i.M Mlibllobury, Is hero for two weeks' visit Mis. II. H. Wright and Miss Ruth Wright have returned from a visit in Slinrelinm. The whooping cough has broken out in quite a violent form In several families living In tho neighborhood of the freight station, but It Is not serious hs yet. The funeral of Mrs. 1. W. Forbes was held nt her late home Wednesday morn ing nt ten o'clock. The Rev. W. H. Waslibttrne, pastor of the Methodist Church, officiated and the burial was In the Case street cemetery. Mrs. Frank Ashley and daughter of Albany, N. Y., nie vlltlng in town. --Mrs. Adams and son of Ilrooklyn, N. Y., are guests of Mr. nnd Mrs. George Fltts. Mr. nnd Mrs. William Itnyex of Worcester, Mass., are visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hayes. The village meeting to be held this evening will probably be a warm one as there l considerable fooling against running In debt any more. C. W. Ross has the frame of his new house on Court street nearly covered. lullus I. Williamson has completed extensive repairs upon his house and grounds in the east part of the village. John M. Hosloy, for 20 years until last spring relrlent of Mlddlebury, and now of Haltlmoro. Md., from which city lie originally came, is in town on a visit to relatives Mr. Hosley has purchased a line place noir his old homo in Unit 'more. -Mr. and Mrs. S. M. C.npentor of Man bestor. N. H., and tholr young son, Harold, are in town for several weeks and are staying nt tho Logan. A con siderable number of people from this and neighboring towns took the triln Wednesday morning for Plnttluirgh, N. Y., on the Proctor band excursion. Merrltt Stow arrived in town Tuesday after two weeks' vacation, part of which was passed with relatives In RrNtol and part In an automobile trip Into Canada. Pr. William H. Sheldon has gone to tho Rread Loaf Inn In Hlpton for a vacation. Harry Cushman Is assisting in the store during Dr. Sheldon's absence. BRISTOL. Frank Ross dropped dead at the home of his son, M. N. Ross, In Monkton Wed nesday afternoon supposedly from ap oplexy. Ho was well known here, whore lie at one time resided. Ho leaves throe sisters, Mrs. Marcla Foster nf Jamaica, and Mrs. Sybil V.irnoy nnd Mrs Adelaide Doty of Ilristol, two sons, Hert Ross of Lincoln and M. N. Ross of Monkton, The funeral was held at the homo of his son, M. N. Ross, Ftiday afternoon nt two o'clock. The teachers engaged for the graded school follow: F. II. Waliaoe, princi pal; Cora II. Wallace, assistant; Kdith II. Drury, grammar; Nellie, L. Lno, In termediate, Anna V. Cooloy, fourth primary; Lottie Sessions, third prim ary, Amy J. Sumner, first primary. Peter Lafayette and Cecil Pierce nf New Haven were arrested nt tho rail road station by Deputy Sheriff O. S. Farr Friday They were in an ad vanced state of intoxication and had to lie loaded into a wagon nnd brought to the lock up. After Retting sober, they were brought before Justice W. II. Hosworth and pleaded guilty and fined J.'i and costs of $10 ."1 each, which was paid. The now 12.", horse power eiiRlno for the Itrlstol Manufaeturln company Is being; placed In position. The Misses Myrtle and Man James have returned to Swnnton, Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Chaplu, Mr. nnd Mrs. It. J. Clark md son went to Ixiiir Point Saturday for a few days' stay. The Munhiill tent meetings closed Friday night Misses Suslo Monroe and l-'velyn Geary will teach fall terms of school In War ren. Mr. and Mrs. C. i: Mniisl and daughter, Charlotte, Mrs, W. H, Cnr dell, Miss Inn Lafayette and A. H. Miliislll are nt Queen City Park for n week. Mr. nnd Mrs. J. R. Wills and Mrs. G. R. Wilson are nt Long Point us tli ii guests of Mr. nnd Mrs. H. W. Smith. The officers of tho Uristol Railroad company elected Monday are; President, P. W. Clement; clerk and treasurer, Ralph Denio; directors, P. W, Clement, K. H, Patterson. W. N. Gove, C. P. Hub, It. W. Peake, W. P. ('lenient. A hniwo in tho Little Notch was i aided last Sat utday night by Deputy Sheriff G. S. Farr and T. N. Rowley, About 10 quarts of still was found, William Lafrance and Joseph Lowell wore placed under .it rest and brought to the village and locked up, They were taken before Judge F. M. Foot of Mlddlebury on complaint of State's Attorney L, C. Russell. Lowell furnish'-d bail of J.W, Lafrance ex pects to furnish ball of J3.V). Ixiwell claimed the liquor and took nn appeal. The liquor was declared forfeited. At the MothrirllM Church Sunday morning Mrs. Addle Ulssonette was received as a member on probation. Seventeen persons expresfed a desire to unite with the church.-William Shattuek, Ray Hasklns, Allison Hrlstnl and Ralph Drown arc at home from a ten days' stay nt Iong point, H, P. Hrnwn of New York Is liern for a few days' visit with his family. L. H. Hrown of Vergennes wns in town Monday. The Rev. Mr. Watts prech- ed In the Hiptlst Church Sunday. The Rev. I, L. Fisher will begin his pastorate at the Haptlst Church in September, Mrs. F. T. Hrlggs Is at homo from Long point. A bad break occurred In tho six inch water main at the corner of Garfield nnd Mountain btrcets about norm Tuesday, Garfield street and the walks and lawns were flooded, Superintendent Farr has n gang of men repairing the break. O. J, McShane, nil employe of thrt Hrlstol Manufacturing Co., cut off the end of one finger Monday, The diphtheria quaran tine has been rt moved from tho home of H. H. Norrls on Taylor avenue Mr. and Mrs. II. .1. Clark and son, Krnest, are at homo from several days at Long point Mrs, L, c, Kcnney of Rutland is called here hv the serious Illness nf her (laugh ter, Mrs. William Ilurlburt. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Gaudett wore In Hurlingliin Mond i.v. Misses Marjorlo nnd Florence lldmunds nro vlstlng relatives In Mines burgh. -Mrs. L, 13. Iliince nnd daughter of West Rutland are visiting her mother, Mrs. L. R. Ulssonette, and other reli-tlvos.- Many farmer have finished hay ing. Antnlnc Cormier on litlstol Flats lost two cows and a hull killed by lightning Mondny night. 13, II. l-l.ist man's silo was damaged. The blacksmith of llrlsiol and surrounding towns will meet In the Drake-Fair block Saturday even ing to organize n union. -Miss Anna Geari, who has boon on .1 two weeks' vacation .here, relumed to Hartford, Conn.. Tuesilav. Mr. II. P. Sherwln went to Long point Tuesday for ., stay of several days. The thunder shower Mondav nlglil wns one of the hardest of the reason, There was no dannse heie in the vllage except to net ves.-Patrick n'Neil was In the village Tuesday. For a man with Imth legs gone nnd SS years old he K a wonder. The Rev. Father D. 13. Coffey ext-Jcts to start Sunday night for a trip W it as far as St. Paul, Minn. WEYBEIDGr.. The I idles A.d of the Mrthodi.-t Church will ghe an entertainment August 7. Mrs. Margaret Asay of Ocean Groie. N. J , the well known elocutionist, will ho here. Mrs. Horten.-'- Drake Hoyt of Cambridge, ."ass., will sing several selections. They mill also be assisted hy local talent. Mr. and Mrs. Martin Sprague have gone to Hlghgatc Springs to be the guests of their daughter. Mrs. Charles Gllnioro. Mrs. Charles Dodge of Proctor is the guest of Mr. nn Mrs. L. It. Dodge. -The Rev. Peter Heller closed his out of doors' meetings Sunday evening. They were well attended. ..Mrs. Charles II. Ferguson or j-orrisiiurgh passed Sundiy with her mother, Mrs. Alice Huntington. EAST MIDDLEBURY. Mrs 1. It. Hoardnian passed away Wediie--,-iv morning. July 21, after a long and painful Illness The funoial was held at her !nt- homo Saturday. The Rc. W. II. Washhiirne, th,. Motho ( st pastor, officiated and two solos were rendered by Miss Helen ti,iwnrth of Bristol, a niece of Mr. Itoardman. The deceased was ,:t years nf ago and loaves a husband, L. H. Hnardman, and two children. Royal Hvman of Chosnw. Wash., and Mnhol MarVetto of this town The bearers were V. G At wood, M. J. Dav, George Hldrtdge and Arthur Doug las. The Interment was 111 ide in Pros poet remo'orv. Mnnv out of town friends nnd relatives were present at tho funor a!. Mrs. Lllza Abbott and Aaron Youtt of Cornwall were married Snndiv. Mi- mil -His lintiert Hunt of Proctor nro visiting Mr. Ilunt'r parents In tins town ADDISON. The Ladles' Aid society was pleas antly entertained July 24 by Mrs. IT W. Snoonoi -Carlton .Tones of S.llls- burg was at home over Sunday. Miss Kdith Spoouer cnfrlnlncd the G. R. R, society Frlda. evening F.zrn Smith and fnmily hnv , returned from the lake. The Rev. Thomns -Hnfer preach ed nt the Rnptlst Church Sunday. SALISBURY. Mr. nnd Mrs. Geirge Sheldon passed I'rldav with friends at Lons point. MONKTON RIDGE. Mr. and Mrs. Ildwnrd Miles from Massa hus -tts are visiting relatives In town. Mrs. Ida Hrown ('onklin and little boy of Rochester, N. Y., are vis iting her ntntlw r Mrs. Hliza Hrown. F. A Mile.-, and lirothcr, Kdwnrd Miles. passed Monday In Richmond. The Friends Y. P. S. C. 13. will have an ice cream social on the entiti'ii inwn in lay evening. All are Invited. Tho Willing Workers met Inst Friday nt Mrs. Jeanette Hamum s. Mrs II. P- Stllt-on of Proctor is parsing few weeks at the home of her son, George Stils hi. 11 1 Little, Wesley L'ttlo nnd Sidle Hurley are passing the week with relatlvs in c, lehester. During the electric storm Mondiy night the tene ment house of Mrs. Anna Mci 'liming was struck by liglitnli g and seriously darti aged. PANTON. Mr. .Iiinictif reck Spaiiiduig, widow of Isaac Somers Spanlding, died at the sum mer home of her son-in-law, f). II. Sher man, at Ling point. Monday, in the 7jUi year of her age.Tlie funeral services were held at the I'ongtcg.itionnl Church at Forrlsburgh t'cntf Wednesday at tio o'clock, witn interment at Prospect ceme tery, Vergenne.-'. She loaves 10 children, Wllhur and Mrs. Illla lonl of Portland, Ore,, Mis. Lucy Smith of Iloston, Mass . Mrs. Susie Allen of New Haven, Julli of Forrlsbiirgh. Wealth.! of Now llnvon, Mrs. Mary Sherman of Forrlsburgh. John and Loyal of tills place and Henry of Addlfon, also one hrnther and two sisters all of wlniin reside In the West. -C. . Sprague of Ililstol was at C. S. Curler's over Sunday -I-ordyce Storms and two children of Worcester, Muss,, arc In town. ORWELL. The Rev. J. C Williams nf Maine preached at the Congregational Church Sunday. A special church meeting lias bcn called for Saturday owning of tills weolt to act on the report of the pulpit committee. James Ryan of Rutland is at homo for a week. -John Sloan of More town and Mrs. Dilphlne Dubrey of Or well were married hy Justice C. L. Slay Sunday evening. July 21. Miss Jessie Cooke Is at home from Rutland for the summer. Mr and Mrs. Charles S.inford of Ludlow are In town, Mrs. F. 13. Llllie returned from Burlington Siturdiy Mis. Cron.in went to Hnrllngtnn Saturday to care for P f- Phelps. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Oclumpaugh returned to Rutland Monday. William Charlton lias purchased the store In Htnson of his father and brother. RIPTON S. C, Hnskhis of Coleman, Mich., and W. R. llasklns of Slireesport, Li., nro visiting their brother. Newell llasklns. Dr. W. II. Sliel'lou of Mlddlebury Is passing a few days nt L. A, Spark's fur the benefit of bis health. Dr. J. It. Until Mill has relumed from Worcester, Mass, -Clirles Robhlns of Woodstock is visit ing his son, John Hobblns, amj family. WHITING Mrs, J. A. Warner and daughter, Mnr Jorle, returned to their homo in Wlnstcd, Conn., Monday.-.MIss 13Ua Whltlock of Hrandnn was a recent guest of Mrs. V, C. Kelsey, 13. L. Roomrr of Wlnsted, Conn., Is visiting his wlfn nnd mother here. Miss Mattle Rohblnson of Ticou dernga was the guest of Nellie Ketcham Continued ou 3ml Piibc) CHARGES AGAINST PRIEST Father Martoogessian the Armen ian Has Serious Crimes Laid at His Door. HEAD OF A CONSPIRACY Its Alleged Oil loot Mils the Itolilicr.v of Wenllhj- Armenians lltpi-eted the Murderer of the Itug Merchant Will Confess He Is Agent of llliiekiniillers. New York. July 31. Four Indletments now lie against Father Levont Martoo gesslan, the Armenl -i who. It Is alleged sometimes practiced extortion and black mail. Tho priest Is Just now accused of bolus the central figure In the con rplrncy which the district attorney seeks to prove bad for Its object the robbery of wealthy Armenians and led to the minder of the rug merehnnt, Tavshnn Jinn and others who refused to bo fi nancially bled. From the slner of Tvashan.ll.iu. Red ros HampnrtznnntiHii, as ho Is known hero, the police hope to obtain a (onfes slon establishing that tho youth unwit tingly was the agent of blackmailing tor rorlsts. A trunk which Hnpartzronmiaii had In Lowell, Mass , has been brought here, and Its contents nmv throw light on the Investigation. Once the assassin Is convinced that he was more of a tool than n patriot the pn'lce expect him to make disclosures which will render easy tho wiping out of a dangerous gang. THI3 OTHI-3R INDICTMICNTS. Of the n additional indictments against Martnogoslan brought in by the grand Jury lo-ilny two charge attempted rob bery, m. did the original indictment, and one alleges extortion. The utter charges that the priest was responsible for at least one of the blackmailing letters which quickly followed tho death of tlic rue merchant. This letter was mailed In New York on the afternoon ot July 22, the day that Tavsh.injlan was shot. It was written in red ink In Armenian and wns signed with the symbol of the terrorists three hands with daggers uplifted, poised above a rod heart. The letter is as follows: "Giilalu Gullicnklnn and Company "Hrunswick Huildlng, New Vork. "Death Warrant ! "The executives of the Constantinople Armenian 1 evolutionary terrorists organ ization condemn to death Haroutlan Giilenkian, Gulabl Gulbcnklan and Patrick Gulboiiklan, the three brothers who en tirely have deaf cnr. to all appeals for national freedom. Our executive boaid, having given its decision to Haroutlan and Gulabl Gulbonklnn in America, gives them twenty-four hours time to decide between tholr duty and death. "Ceinstnntlnopio Armenian Rovolutlo nnrv Terror sts Organization." The letter is dated "Constantinople, June 27, ino7." Following the letter Is a post&cnpt, also in iod Ink, which roads: "Although neither prison nor hanging can pievent us from fulfilling our duty to tnu end, It i.s necessary that you should know. If you betray this letter or cause harm to one hair on our holds ou may consider your whole family wiped out." Hefore the receipt of this letter Harou tlan Gulbenklar, who Is the accusing wit ness ag-alnst the priest, received a black mail, ng letter demanding $2.",0oi) but did nut comply with the demand. The .-en.-o of the Indictment is that the priest either sent tho quoted letter or caused it to be sent. A T1IUKAT TO KILL. It is further alleged that in Septem ber. lOnfi, Father Martoogesslan threat ened to kill or (auso to bo killed, Hod. ros Hii7.anjlan, a men-hunt of 29 I'nion Square, unless tho latter cave up $1.",. 000 to the Armenian revolutionists. It Is yet further charged that Father MartooRosslaii ropresenteii or caused to be represented to Mirau G. KnraR ens.an an Armenian, that lo would moot death unless lin riivo $100,000 to the Armenian fund. Knrgensian, It is said, i evolved tills communication in the form of a letter on August 21), 1903. The letter added: "The list Is not finally closed yet. There may bo several others and you may he tile next." . Tho lato afternoon developed nn im portant witness, MaRdcrlch Lustrlan, i blacksmith, who was examined by As sistant District Attorney Manley. STARTLING T13ST1MONY. According to information furnished by tho district attorneys's ofllco the witness snid tlint lie had often attended meetings of tho Hunclinklst society at which Martoogesslan presided. He Is alleged to have stated that ho knew five different cases wherein men worn sent from this country to llurope ut the Instigation nf a man chosen to murder certain persons. On two occa sions, Lustrlan said, ho was picked to do murder but mannged In various ways to shift tho responsibility. Some time ngo ho wns told Mint n would have to kill Nlknl.it Milne! he cause at Hint tlm It wns believed that Mllack was a Turkish spy. According to Mr. Manley, the blacksmith nwido further startling admissions nnd fur nlslieil corroborntlvo evidence of lui portnnco nRalnst tho prisoner, TEXAS IS CIROUSLESS. Consternation mining Rising ticnerii tlon '-r Itnllroiiil Milling. Austin. Tex , July r.l There Is conster nation In tho breasts of the rising generp tlon of Teans and sorrow in tin hearts of tholr elders. Tho railroad commission has Issued a tilling that under the new anti-free puss law full rates must be paid for advance cars and representatives nf circuses and similar shows, und tills has caused these attractions to deternilno to stay out of the tftato in tho future. IS BESIEGED BY SUITORS. Mmliimn Coul (I IteeeUes Proposals Thrust Into Her Cnrrlnute. New York, .1 tit V M -Giving up bis law practice In Parts, where for many vears he has noted as counsellor for the Amer ican embassy. l-3lmond Kelly returned vesterdav nn the Minneapolis, of the At lantic transport lino. Mr. and Mrs. K el ley will first make nn extensive trip through the West, "an outing." as Mr. Keltey said yesterdnv, nnd then ho will estiihllsh n l,a" ntflce In this elf v. That Mine. Gould, the former Countess do Cnstollnne, Is Importuned on the streets hv suitors for her hand nnel wealth was ope of the statements mnd hy Mr. Kelley, who conducted her di vorce case. "Why. th"v stop her cab in the street." said Mr Kelly, "and thrust their proposals, written more or less pro. fnselv. It. to tin- windows ,if the carriage. That Mme Gould miv marrv again mnv be true, but not for six months nt least, as tho decree does not permit il." Mr. Kollov snid t lint ho had henrel of the rumored engagement of the Prince do Sngnn and Mme. Gould, but he hard ly believed It true. "There Is not the slightest doubt that she can easily win nil of the titles that she could wish fn-, but she is not now the little Anna Gould known In this country. She Is a vivac ious, fascinating nnd brilliant woman Mr. Kelly paid a tribute to the manner In which her brothers nnd her sister Helen had stood by Mme. Gould In her domestic trials. Speaking of his practice abroad, he said that he was elated over the out come of the contested will eae ot the late Charles Spencer. Mr. Spencer was a wealth v American who Joined the colony in Paris many years ago. When ho died the will gave Ms daughter, the Duchess of Vleovarl. the bulk of the estate, nnd the sons, Txirlllard and Wil liam Spencer, residents of the Tnlted States, contested the testament. Tho lower courts sustained the will, hut Mr. Kelly curried nn appeal to the French court of appeals nnd loimed. when at sea. that the court had sustained his contentions and that the property will have to be divided .according to the Inws of the fntted Stater. Mr. Kelly was prominent in the dis pute over the will of Charles T.ilr, who, with lit wife, was killed In an auto mobile nocldent near Passy. France, throe vears ago. Mr. Kelly represented Mr. Hermann Oelrlchs and Mrs Wil liam K. Vnnd.-rhilt against the mother, biother and other n latlvos of Mrs. Fair. UMBRELLA SAVES A BOY. A el As Pnrae'llllte A He Plling.'s iIomii Flie-Story s,nft. Now York, Julv .11. In two freak accidents two children reported yester day one little girl lost her lite trying to save a Teddy bear and a 14-year-nld boy was saved from death hy an um brella In n five-story plunge. Ma.-garetta Roefflor, four yeara old, vho lived with her parents on the fifth floor of No. 1. 151 1 Second avenue, wns plnylnp with a Teddy bear In th hallway of her hhme and tried to r---st the toy on the banister. It slipped from her grasp and fell down stairs. Little M.argnrotta reached out to save It and In doing so lost her balance and reeled over the banister, falling two flights and striking on her bend. Her skull was fractured and sho died soon iftcrward. Fred Sullivan. II years old. Is at the Harlem hospital sulferin from (Otituslons of tho bad: and other In juries. The boy fell five stories yes terday through an nlrshnft at .no. I.SiJS Third avenue and wns picked up unconscious in tho basement of the building. Mrs. Sullivan, mother of the hoy, sat a while on the roof yesterday morning, using nn umbrella to ward olt the sun. When she wont down sho forgot to take the umhiella with her. She sent Fred to get it. nnd In descending he fell through the nlrshnft to tho base ment. He hold the open umbrella In Ills hands and It served to break tho force of his fall. Re will recover. WANT BOTH CONVENTIONS. Chicago Organisations Plan to llnter tnln Republicans nnd Democrats, Chicago, July 31. The republican and democratic n.iilnml conveni'ous may both he held in Chi-ago in lf'-N bringing thousand. of politicians here from all pirts of the country and making Chicago the center of the pnlltical nuel-troni. Financial arrangements for meeting tha guarantees demanded were completed yes terday by members of the Hamilton club nnd n committee of the Chicago Commer cial club. Much more than the amount asked had bren pledged. The arrange ments for obtaining the conventions are being conducted on a non-p.irtls.in basis. Among those present at yesterday'. meeting were President Knight. Fred W. I'phani, A. R. Gates and Walter II. Wil son of the Hamilton club and W. F. Hlches, John C Roth and Mason II. Star ring of the Association of Merchants. It was announced after the meeting that the in-ospeets for obtaining the two cotnon tlons for Chicago were bright. An Im mense now eonvenrnn building to bold the delegates Is part of the plan being considered. TWO CI3NT RATH FOR CANADA. Ottawa, Ont., July 31. The railway commission has oidercd tha Grand Trunk railway to have third class car riages put on Its trains throughout the entire system, In Canada, but gave tt the right to appeal to the supreme court. Tills will mean a two cent rate for Canadians. AMERICAN LKAOUK STANDING. Won, Jst. Pet. Chicago M 3'i .00? Detroit M 3.1 .y3 Cleveland 61 37 .393 Philadelphia 51 3'i .JsO New York 2 I'i .177 St. Ixiuls 3'i .'! . Dnslon 3,1 53 .39? Washington 2S 37 .329 NATIONAL I.IIAGUB STANDINO. Won. I.oit. Pet Chicago i;" 24 ,730 Pittsburg M. .5"' New York 51 31 .tit I riiiludolphla 41 .SIS Brooklyn U 51 .4lil Iloston 3" 61 .420 Cincinnati 37 52 116 St. Louis 21 "5 .213 SPORTSMEN ARE ALL PROVOKED A Careless Farmer Has Poisoned the Trout in Indian River. LEFT PARIS GREEN ON BANK And When Ilie It.iln Tell It Wnslird ling II terminator Into nlrrr Pimlet .Mini Will .square Him self l,v .stocking .stream Acit Full. Rutland, July 31. Ry the carelessness of Fred C. Nelson of West Pawlet, a farmer, the trout in Indian river oi e o the best streams In southern Vermont were nenrlv exterminated. Mr Ne'sori was using Paris green and vitriol, mixer! In barrels at the side of the r'ver, te kill the hugs on his potato plir's Tho barrels were left on the bank of thi stream and when a heavy rain '-arno a, large quantity of the pntson was wash ed Into the river, contaminath g tho water so badly that many brown trout and speckled trout, some of P. poundi in weight, wore found dead. County Fish and Game Warden P. If. Stleknoy of this city returned thl rrorn ing from Pawlet where ho went '-i n vestlgnte the poisoning. A fS--r --e $20 and costs is prescribed by thr g.in- lawi for such cases but as Mr. Nelson's Vi head of cattle depend entirelv on tho rlvfr for drinking water the warden de cided not to prosecute becrm-r win evident that there wns no mn'l-f In tended. It happened thnt the ri'n was so severe that the cnt:le did r it get to tho river while the poison was In it. Mr Nelson has incurred 'ho w'l! of all the sportsmen in the vl- v VqJ to square himself he has agree 1 to sp k the brook with iingcrllng trcu r xt fall. REPORT A LONG WAY OFF. flouble TiiMillon Commission Cnnt Tell When It'll He Mnric. Mnntpellcr, July 31. --The double taxa tion committee put in a full daj to-dav at the StrftP House. All the menners wore present except L. I'. Slack of Gt. Johnsbury. The commission discussed at some length the matter of exam'n'ng everv inventory taken In tho State last April to obtain therefrom miK'i des r- 1 Information, but noth.ns dctl"lte was decided. O. M Harbor of Rcnningtn" tho chairman, stated tliit nothing c r 1 at tins time he (.'Ivon ou' for pub' Tlon, and that It is impossible r w i sav when the commission ll u- re i to re-port to Governor Proctor BIBLE SOCIEY MEETING. Successor to Decensed secretary Dis cussed but N.ol t'lioseu. Montpoilor, Julv 31. A m.ii tv nl the directors of the Vermont I'ible so clety mot this afternoon nt tl o y Jf C. A building to discuss sel..t ir successor to the Into Rev. L II 13 i tl of Wnterhury as oorresponrling so re t.irv nnd agent. No definite ' ot was taken but a eommltto cons st'i 4 of tile Rev. ,. F. Rood and I. CM" I of Montpoilor, tho Rev. W. I! Duke shire of Harton nnd the Rev. F R Kel logg of Wnterhury wns appo ntod 'o further Investigate the matter ti re port at a subsequent meeting. ,iM also to report resolutions on the death ot Mr. IClllott. Il is probable that Den. on 1 f , Slavton nf Morrisvillo will be ihoseq as Mr. Rlllott's successor. Tile Venerable Rev. Dr. A L ( iper of Randolph, president of the s-i icrv, presided nt the meeting to-day HOY FOUND FAWN DEAD Swan ton, July 31. Fpon complalt t if V. K. Stinehour, game warden, Hdw.arl celetto was arrested by Deputy S rr ff W. James for having in hU pnm, ss, -r , young fawn which lie found de i on tn ra lroad track jorth of tho west station. At a hearng held at 1-3. A. Ayer- 5 iff! a yesterday afternoon before Justs o ,f t a Peace C. S. Gate. the evidence sh--w 1 that the fawn was killed by a tra n a" I badly cut up. and young .nrle'to brought the carcass homo and sold ths hide, not knowing he was viol.ati'g a'V law by haling It In his possrsMii' T a court found Mm lunoiont of ary ntont if breaking the law, and discharged im. County Game Warden N. P. Leach of Knoshurgli rails and States Atti-ney Fred S. Tapper of Fast Fairfield prosecut ed, and f-3, A. AX'M appeared for the du fondant. Al'TOIST APPF.ALI3D HIS C S13, Rutland. July 31. William TI Rid dle of this city, a lumber dealer, was arrested at Walllngford yesterday on the charge of speeding an automobile which frightened tho team ot Zed Cook ou a hill, a collision being nar rowly averted. An appeal wns taken to Rutland county court and ball was fixed at $60. JACOB A. RIIS MARRIED. Tool, 111k secretory fnr M Hrlilr Mar riage nt Ipwn Ich, MnNs. Ipswich, Ma s., July 30. Jacob A RUs, tho well known author and settlement wotker yesterday wns married to Miss Mary A. Phillip, who for some time lias served ns Mr. Rlls's secretary. The ceremony was performed privately at Ascension Memorial Church by tho rector, the Rev. Reginald Pearce, Only the immedlato relatives of the brldn and the young son of Mr Rlls wero present. Following the ceremony Mr. and Mrs. Rlls wero (.riven to tho Ipswich river, where they pr.ibatked In ft motor boat It Is believed thnt they boarded a yacht for a tour Ulan- tho Mulno coast,