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m NEWS, Hirn Thomas began londny Ms Colli year n a mall carrier In nurllngttm. T it five years old son of Mr, and Mrs. W nihil, i Uultic of Hunt avenue, died Thursday after of bronchial pneumonia. i; 'iriiihf Nelson, the liiftint sou of T'r.f and Mrs. Klbrldge C. Jacobs, died. Jiursdnv aftornnn. The funeral service, iv is Friday afternoon. Judgment was entered In city court Tiicsdiiv m the cafe of J. K. Tttpliy vs. Mpiionse T. tllvthi! fur the pliilntlff tn recover ;s.; nnd cost? nf 5 12. Howard SlmfTei-, successor to D, ,1. Hipp is p.itiiffKc Inspector for Vermont, iTMil hero S.tturduv nnil will make h s lir.ukiiiii i ters In Iturllngtiiti. lienrgc N Clark of Fletcher nnil Mlssi Acnes O N. -II of thin city were recently nuirlcd in IMnirliiiiiivlllo. Tlioy will reside in I-let' her. Mr nnd SItv Willi. mi 11,1511,', who have rrsnled 111 tl i'i. f.11 the past tlirre nrs 1, .'i M" v f,. p, He tlrovo, 1 hI., win in tl w'l make tni'lr lionie III tue fill lire. During the mnntli of .March there vcvo 17 blrti.N in the elty, if the new iiMHnlM IvIiik boys and '.'S girls. Dim-. Ins hc v,inf, pprind there were & deaths ml tin "i: man I.iki's. Urtd wni received In this elty yctc,r 11.1i lli.. tin postponed coneert by Sln i.,'in S. hiiiniii'ti-nelnk would be given in Tl Strong t. .nitre mi the evening of 4l in- 'ird have born received announcing ' niai-ug, ..f ii-orgc .v. HrlitBB, 1 1. u of tli- ,r. and .Miss ICdyth ' i-i-t'.n I, .si,, i' ,,n jianh : in I.os i ,"i '1 .- f al. h ,111 1 in 111 (.'on I aft r. 0...1, i:i dn ii 1 rl N I tui-i li.i of 1 11, I'.lins "ini my. held vc-t.-rday 1.. mil in w.is elected p-es - I t'ieivc was fleeted r w r 11. mii e, r- f '11 health. v ,r riniii:i'es t hat ; In 1 I1'' 'I I" Hurlingmn pi 1 1.".. IH" .11 1 hi Il 1 I;. .1 ',.1 . .'ii 1 1 . 1 T'.i.- w ill ,-iipi " .1 . n ' 1 t'"i n-i -, 11 , , W'M il f" ,.-r .unit I'" tin . -t. 1 D. ' 1 ' it rs will ,.1 1 r or f.in-i . . 1 I 1111 )i..-i,iff 1 ' n W sk -t it n id i Mi-mi 1 Tnert wns i I b.l.l III l''l ! . 1 ( .11 tl,! Jl k I'UII- ' 1 it ' I !li . , M..11 f..;- toe 1, lu.--i.in 1 . . t'iI 1 eo'i, t Sit ur "f Man Thih.iult v.s. . I !i. ;iil. v h"-h was J ' " was n dii'-i d tg 1 ' f.. it -.111 of Mr and M ' I' ' ' N'nrili avi 1111. . died " ' '"' 1 .f 'I 'n' film '. al was 1 . ,1.1 i-in.'in three o lock ' S Jn.-r 's 1 i.u-i n, w.th Inlcr- rriP'i i' M-. f.,ii..u c inet -ry. I 11 1 1 V H ar.J c K T 'mmas. who e -oil iini : j Tl, Din. is (jrncery ' !' i ' .1 "I iv for I'iM-foi-d, il ' 1 tin 11 t,,k,- Hiss, wyiou r,f n (.I fi-.,l tret,'1 nl sl.iif . the .tot'U (it , I'l'j- nuntli j- irehaM'd. T'lc ui..ii.e i.iti in i,f cirne lirothors . "f I. i' . njit . -: v.. Arthur II. '" ' s."ii-.iri,. N. V. was entered ti,i,-,. ,, in court Tiiesd.'iy. the U ' ti.i" ali.ci.l hfiic ini(.l,.r.ihle severity a 'I cr'is,il tn s.ipp.iil If ninr itMiitliu "Id -hi of. Mr. and V H Spiar ..f S. N'lioctudy. K. v., f iich of (lis ,.l, died Monday. The 1 .d if. 11 i"d HiiillnKton Tuesday and ' funeral was held Wednesday aftcr 1 11 ai 2 o'clock from 13 Ito'-e stieet. U.il'.i Henry I'orter, mkciI three yearn, -oi' i f Mr. and Mrs. II. fl. 1'orter nf irrm-i 11 sirret, died Saturday after belns U 20 hours- of croupous pneumonia. The fiUMi-il was held at the house at .:io p. it M" iday. The remain" were taken to I rx .l.n -Hon for Interment. " 111 Dohlnson of Hi. union, the 12 V . 'd h.., who was in'. Idi ntly shot ! lu U with ,1 22-1 alllire rillf" while b ' ' c 'i 11 rows rrldnj, and who was In 1 In thN city for a surnieul uper.i ti"i d.fl r.irlv Snturday evcnliiK- Tim b mv wni t.ik , to litandon Saturday evtiun-, at v:ri .clock, ( ban pkii'i Co' puny. No. 3, Tnlform II, 1 k K of I 1 .is ilectcd the followlni? f t'i r- t" sfi-ie 11 irlni; ti.o comliiK sear: f a in, W !. Clnr..; lirst lieutenant, f ' Ij.iuw, -..and llfiitenant, Geoi-Re " Hr w Tin nfli.-rrs illl be Installed I 'i' ' the t 'Ion. 1 of the reqlment, C M 1 ... if'.!. Jr- nh llilalrf died Monday morning a' i- i po..i fin mi of genera! debility at 1 1 ape 1.' i;t years, lie had been an in ate of the poor farm for ten yfars bi 1 If ms no Icntlves. The funeral w 1:1 I r I T r-day noinhm' fiom St. Joseph's ( with Interment in Mt. Calvary cf 1 if 1 1 iy J If Donnelly of VerKennes, chalrnian of IV" 'li-t district deinocrutlc comrnlttee, n is 1 tie ilty Monday nnil said lh,u tl f munittee would soon meet to fix Hie jda. f and time of the convention to e' lu.- flelf sates to the Denver conven tion 1 will probably be held either In Bin ir.s' .'i 01 Mlddk-bury, Liirly In May. Ai a UicellnK of the board of directors rl in- Arbii''ke company, held at the nth. e r' tne company, John J. IhirlKhl w,i le ifd president; Janvs l.aiiK, vice. pr hi It nt diaries II. Siull.s. secretary: ( i ik S lloldstock. 1 tea silt or, and In '1 U Arljuc!;!", iiir.miRer. I'aiier. were -eriel Mnndav ill the HI 1 i'f Mr- Kate 'aiihan vs. Joseph ti 1. Mtiiin id ijeitnient. in which ('(in 1 c - "f l-i'i 11 n- elulined. The suit Is 1 1 i njlilf In city court April 13. This a ' Ibe latest development In the yii n l '. market conti oversy. Our mt Ii. Mncrae, foi merly of this e t , 1 -is le .pled a position as trjvel UiK al' saiiiii with the (ieiirKe W. ,1a 1 n I'ublisbinK eompauy. with head r 1 Hrs .11 I'hll nlelphiii. He will travel t rou purl of Hie middle West and Hit ntii. South, with the exception uf I- i) ! ins and Texas, Si I. I Slone Tlnkhaiii oht-ervci) thn Ml ii n.isnry of Ins birth TueMlay i' 1 H Ii 1 ue or his son, Dr. II. 1'. Tink 1 of .N'orth Wlnouski iiveiiue. Mr. Tl"k 11 1 iiti-rt, lined several fileiuls dur ' d.n ami iicelvifl ni.iiiy letters of 1 1 r-tulatii.il Mr. Tlnkhiim, who wns I 111 in t ..ruisli, N. 11., is hale and 1','irtj and njnys the best of health. lib liiiKlon Lodse, Nu.-Hlfi, II, l, (). n., if m.ikiiiK iiiraniieinenls fin a leccpllun to be htld Thursday evening, April 2.'!. The ivetiL will he lor Hlks and their led us and will be the llrt I'ldles" nlKht s I e the opeiilnif of the iresent lode rooms two jimim iiko. Illabornte pbin-i nn be mt innilii for Hie occasion, ninoun tin fen Hires of which will be a musical piiiKiaril and ilancliiK. A lutci fiom Mini I, M. HalUwIii at l'' i Hand, Oreon, dated Mtuch 21. hlales Hi 11 la 1 latliei, M.niiiii II. lialdwln, was liijim l II at day while 011 Hie slieei by II far less bicyclist, .Mr. Ilulilwln was t low 1, heavily to the KH'Hiiil and one h'P was Inluied. MIsb lialdwln and her fni 1 i,id airaiiRi'd to leaie I'ortland nn Ih, I dav foi Ibeir homo In t Din . ii It s uiu rtaln now when Jlr I''." mi wi 1 be aM to make the trip. Peculiar to ItseS In selection, proportion anil comultintl'n o( Ingredient!), In the process by which their renicillu vnlnes are extracted nnd preserved, In effectiveness, usefulness and economy Curing the widest ranee of disease, Doing the most. Rood for the money, llnvlng ttie most medicinal merit, And the greatest word of curei, Hood's Sarsapariffc In tisiml 1 It tt 1 tl form or In choeohtf tablets known as Sarsntabti. lOOdosen1: Mrs. rwtrude r. Kncnn died Tuesday tnorn.iiK at the Mary I'letcher hosjiltal after a lone Illness with tuberculosis She had conducted her hoarding house at 21!) Pearl stieet, however, up to a. few days aco, when she was tiiKen to the hospital She was years of uro and was fortnerlv Miss ijertrude Doyle of K-sex. She is nitvlveil by three chil dren, Menlrl'-e. nun 12, Hrnce, used 10, and John, .iK'd eiKlit. The death of lson I,. Witters occurred Satuidtiy 111 'intiu; at the home of I1I1 daimhter, Ml.-. John 11. Head on Khel burnt' street. Mr. Witters was a native of Milton, 'h" son of Horace and L'larlss.i Wltfeis, and was 7i) years ol ;K: Tot many ears he was engaged us truvi'lltiR salesinnn for n (Inn In Korl Wayne. Ind . selling road machines. He had resided in Burlington about 1G years. He Is sun veil by a wife nnd daughter Tim funeral was held Monday ntternooii at h.l'l o'clock frimi his late home. The farm on Shelburne street, owned by Di. W. II. Knulesby. has been sold to J. J. riynn. who will begin Its de velopment at once, cutting It up Into building lots and running streets through It. The properly has a frontage of 1,,1'jn feet on Shelbuino street and 2,rn0 feet on I'.nk avfnue. fine street iilo runs fliree'ly thiough It from north to south, nnd it extends on the west tn the Hut l.ind railroad Heck. This land, which nan long been unimproved, Is now avail- le for home and business purpose). The annual meeilng of the Hurllngton llulldlng .v.- Jjohii aso'-latlon for I he 'I'.inln.itlon of officers wsa held Tuesday .ling in tht office., of tin f'hlttenden County Trusi Cn. The following offi cii i were nominated: l'reslih nt, W. J. an I'.Uten; vlre-pteldent, 1'. A. Wood In, ry; secretary find treasurer. 15. A. Cooke; directors for three years. II. W. Hall, r. C. llerrlngton, 1.'. W. Ilrownell, C. I.. Dolan; auditors. J. H. Macomber, S. H. I'latka, 11, V. Hall. Finnic Hi III, a soldier from Fort nthan Allen, upon a plea of gtilllj. to being in tiixlcalcd, was Monday lined $"1 and 1 o-tK ol JS.'Jn In elty court, l'red tioi d rlcli of South Hurllngton, who tlgnied ni a mlx-up last week when bis leain got away from him pleaded guilty tn a sim ilar offense and was Unci $."1 and eosti of Vi.W. I'atilck Flynn iileaded guilty to a M-oond offense. Helng swoin for dis closuie, he told without variation-' tlm "nir.mgei" story nnd was remanded to Jail to refresh his memory. The site for the v. M.C. A. bojs' suinnier camp l slid unsettled, although si vera I locations hae been consldeti-d. The camp at Silver bay, which b.is been the gathering point for the associations III the State In the past, Is to be aban doned for a better bathing beach If one can bo found. The beach at Sliver baj Is rocky and not well adapted for the .lounger boys. The asso"latlon hopes to llnd some location which will be a I some distance from the city and still be suit able for camping pnrpo-cs. William McKniinn, i barged with a sec ond offence' of intoxication, iileaded guilty when arraigned In city court Tues day and was lined 51." and cost of ti',.K. On disclosure be testllied that In got drunk on some stuff which he pur chased in Ni w Ilampshiif , from which Stale he has recently letunud. f diver I'olvln pleaded guilt v to being Intoxicat ed and w as sent' in ed to serve ;:n days In Jal!.' Kdward Metchanl and Hose l.e fevre both iileaded gulliv to similar of fencrs and leeched and costs of $".4." each. Frank Barrett, ,-nn of Master Car penter I,. F. Barrett of the Charnplain Tranrportatlnn compain, died Thurs day at Baldwin, N. V.. following an operation for npp'-ndleitis His death was directly due to pneumonia which followrd the operation. Mr. Barrett was cngag'd In the work on the new Lake George steamer and up to the time of the operation was In the best of health. He was IH years of ag" and was born In Shelburne. His mother died some years ago and he-Ides his father he is survived by several brothers and sisters. Tin- lemalns rem hid Shelburne Tlinrs da,y evening and the f uncial was held at St. Catherine's Church Saturday morning at 10:30 o'clock. Allen Fair of Hristnl and Ml-s Inn H. Davis, daughter of F. 1.. D.n is of 412 N'otth sticot, were marrli d nt the Fit si Church chapel yesterday morning. The rilliclatlng clergj mall was the Rev. Dr. Sniait, pastor of the College Street Church. Thn bride, who was gl..n ri mm rln gr by her father, was atilrid In a traveling gown of blue, with hat to mutch. She carried a bourtuet nf Idles of the valley. The groom was unattend ed. Following the ceremonv il.e 1 ouplo If fl Immediately for a wedding trip to Hoston. Fpon their murn Ihoj win re side In Hristol, where Mr. Fair is em ployed as bookkeeper for the Hristol Manufacturing tomp.my. The bride was for seven years i lerk in the oflke of the local telephone 1 vehange and was held 111 the highest esteem by her associates. The first meeting of the new school board for oiganizatlou was held Fiiday evening, with the following school com missioners piesent: Dr. II. c. Tlnkham, V. A. Bullnri!, H. It, Chittenden, Dr. (1. K. Datnur, Frank J. Dwyr-r and ',. S. Adslt, thn Intter Miceeeding U. J. IlnrrhiRtrin lu the llrst ward. Ofllceis of the bo.it d were elerted as follows: President, Dr. H. C. Tlnkham. clerk, Dr. 11. i; I-attiur 11. o. Wheeler was elected huperlnlendent of s hools tor the ensuing year. Standing committees were appointed for the coming year as follows. On M honl houses and school property, Com missioners Tlnkham, Bull.ird and l.atour, on school Instruction, text bonks and teachers, (Jommlsslnners Billiard. Chitten den and Atlslt: finance and accounts. CotniulsslQiiers Dwyer, Lntour and Chit, tetiden; rules and rigiilutlons, Commis sioners Adslt, Dwyer and l.atour. lu. The leiualns of P.ttilck Magniie arriv ed In Ibis city Tni'Mlni, mnrrilns Hum llrocktoii, Mass., and Intel ment was made in St. Joseph's i i-uit lei , llm ruin initial kei vices beitiK i uiidin ted by tin? Itnv. P. ,1. Ilaimtt. Mr. Mutjulie, whoso death occulted In liincktoii. last Sut uiday, whs well knowii a Uui llngtoii. He 1 sutilvf'd by a wifu and thiee ehll- ili.il. Kllzuhet Hilton and Nellie. e iiIko haves a father, Patrick Miigulie of lhi'x Juncllou, and four brothers, Ml 1 li.iel of llsscx Junctloti, Jaines of Char lotte, Owen of liuiland and T J of 1 11 ilcrhlll and two slsleis. Mrs. (luerin and Mis fieorge Svlvesler of Uroekton Mr Magulre had been employed as a line I man by the Houlheasterii Mnssai ImseltM Telephone company nnd the Kdlsoti llleelrlf Illuminating compnnv. tin wnw III only 11 shorl time, death eotnlnn slid tlenly as he was silting In his clialt. ROAD MEETING DREW WELL W nshliiBion Coiiiily (Hie of Three In U'lilfli Mtery Tnnn Has Accepted State's Cider, Montpeller, April ". ICvery rnnil commissioner ami superintendent of (streets 111 WnshliRtnn county, with the selectmen of several of the towns and Mayor Dawley of this elty at tended the spring meeting nf county toad commissions held to-day In the cll. court room under the direction of Ih" Hon. c. W. liates of Franklin, State highway commissioner. Previous to the npontn,r of the meeting, State Commissioner dates stated to a Free 1'tess reporter that Franklin, Washington nnd (irand Isle counties are the only counties lu the State In which every town has taken advantage of the nv appropriating additional money for highway pur poses. Last year every town In Washing ton county except Hoxbury and Wor cester voted such extra money and this year every town Is In line. In 1007 the total so voted In this county was $4, ,"00, this year thn amount Is $4,0S0. SIX Mtllti: TOWNS IN MSB, Commissioner dates also stated that last year 13 towns In the State voted an additional ? 4T..00H for thU purpose ami this year ISO towns have voted an addlllonnl M'.ono. At the morning session Connnla. sinner dates spoke somewhat nt length of the mistakes made In rev era! towns In the State last year In the location of permanent highways and In the kind of w-ork done. Al though he cave the names of no towns his talk along this line was mint Interesting. In this connection he advised em ploying t engineer In laying out ill Important picics of work and stated that the bill for such service will be allowed by the State Mr. fia'es called the attention of the commissioners to Hi,, fact that all Stale work thi vear must be ilone by September 1. At the aflernoon session Commis sioner dates discoursed nt some length upon the repairs of State roads. ':: miles of which was built last year. II. S. Currier of Harre, founly super visor, discussed with the lonimlsslon ers I In- work to be laid out and done In this county this year. CUCAN'INC. Tin: UOAD StDF.S. Stale's Attorney Benjamin Oaten Mas asked 10 explain the law regard ing I lie cut ting of bushes, rass and weeds along the highway. Attorney datf was plied witti numerous uue-i-Hons and an interesting discussion cf this uuestlon followed. Commissioner dates followed, urg ing the road f onilllls.slnncr-ci nf tl,,. county to get their town and State woik none early In the season, lie said a commissioner who runs his ro.nl midline for regulnr w-ork after tbn llrM of July Is as foolish as Is the farir.'t- who nlnnts his corn oi- sniv Ills oats after that date. An Inforniri I ilim imvmn Uc,i 11,.. day's nroceedlnirs. wbleV, u-.i -,,-mi paled lu by Mayor Frank It. Dawlev of Montpeller. K. W. Huntlev of Duv- nury ami street Commissioners C. B. Roberts of Montpeller, rred Bruce of Barre, J. o. Southwick of Cabot, and othcs. SnVHNTII VERMONT'S HKFNION. Nortlifield. April 7 -John I,. Mosel. president of the Seventh P.egiment Vol unteer assoclat.on, announces that the next annual reunion of the association will be held at the Hardwell iininu. 1.. Rutland June 21 and 2.'. The business mietlng of the regiment will lake place the caning nf the 24th and the div fol lowing will be ghen to a trip to Iik.i liomoseen. SLIGHT HITCH SETTLING THE GRANITE STEIKE. Montpi Her. April S.-The settlement of the granite sttlke in this vicinity re. celved a Might set back this afternoon when the Harre nuarrymen held a mass meeting to vote 011 the proposition re. centty submitted to them by the quarry owners that as it compromise measure that they should receive 2 cents an hour for an eight hour day. The iprirry- men this afternoon by a small malorlty 11ted to accept the eight-hour day prop-o-ltlon but referred tile price per hour back to the committee. No settlement an be said to have been effected to- nlghl but It Is believed another meeting will be held to-morrow nnd that the mat ter will he adjusted. TOOi, SHARPFNF.RS SATISFIED. A settlement satisfactory to all con cerned was made to-day witli the tool sharpeners. This agreement runs for three years, the sharpeners to receive J3 a day for eight hours for the llrst year, $104 for the second .war and t.l.lfl for the third year. Tnls agreement Includes weekly payments and a bill of pi Ices for piece work. If the settlement with the fpiai r. men goes through to-morrow as ii is lie. lleved It will, it is thought a settlement can be easll.v effected with the polishers, li mpers, boxers and flertP'knun who are anxious to return to work. PECK-ERHARDT CASES IN HANDS OF JURY. Montpeller. April K The closing ar guments In Ih" Peck-Krhardt cases were made In Washington county court this forenoon by Frank Plum ley for the defendant and John II Sen ter for Perk Brothers. The charge tn DIED. HI'RllOHdllS-At I'nderhlll, Vt March 27, 10OS, of pneumonia, Marlon Benedict, wife of William M. Burroughs, aged f, years and 7 months. Died at Charlotte, Vt., April (, loos. Fmellim K. Wright, aged 74 yeais and 2 months. AVITTICRS In South Hurllngton, April 4, A- Ii. Witters. McHHIDIl -At her home. North ti venue, this ilt, ApiM h. Mis. Fidelia II Mclillde, llged HI Veins Arsene Boucher, Funeral Director and Emialmg: , 169 North Strait. Hurllngton, Nlffht call. Telephone 432.il the jure was ghett ,v Judge Hall when (otirt went In thK afternoon. It was a nuidel "f brc itv nnd clearness, nnd so thoroughlv did It cover the ground that 110 exceptions to it were taken by either side. The case went to the Jury shortly before three o'clock. A jury was at once empaneled m the l-nse nf Cfitnl, Hlvcrn. & Co, vs. S. Cfirey & Co., general assumpsit. This case Involves a book account. The cafe (it McLaughlin vs vrotity was entered settled and discontinued. SMART DOG HIKED HOME. Trrry of -Uy UK the (III. Mile Trull Hack I'nerrliml j , Itulhind, April 8.- Dr. W, W. Town send nf this city il.ilnis to havu the smallest doit In Vermont. A few days ago he nld Ills fox terrier Terry nf Skv, a famous prize winner, t Westport. N Y.. dng fanciers. The animal was shipped by express nnd nt rived at the kennels of Its new owners all risrlit. Terry was shut up for a few days to get him nccus turned to liU new surioundlngs and then he wns lei out to piny with the other dogs. Ilurdh bad the canine Hlnelled the open air before he made 11 bee Hue for the lake nnd Dr. Town send was somewhat surprised the fol lowing day when Terry turned up nt his former hntne here, having cvl dently mnde tne tin miles on foot. The doctor has decided nirt to sell the dog. WIM, DHpDilT ClIVLON TRAMP. Jnmes Smith, colored, n native nf Ceylon, committed to thn House of C01 reel Inn for vagrancy from Rut land city conn, has completed ,H sentence and Is being held on request of Col. c. S. Forbes, Immigration In spector, with the probability that lie will be deponed. Smith Is claimed to have got Into the Fnlttd States 1111 Inwfu'ly via the Canadian border as he Is suft'eili.g fiom tulii rculosls of the skin. Archie d..se',n of St, Albans, who has bren lonilned at the House of Correction since Mai-.di . n a larceny chnrac, has Just In en openi'.d upon for a deformity cf one of his i.. growing out of a frac Ulte. d.dselhi barges the St. Alb.in authorities win gross erueitj , II . states that when he u.is arreMed he was taken Hum his bed, ii, broken leg li.-ultig Just begun to hen I, not w II hstaudlng the fact that his physl, ,-in told the ollk-ers that he was tint ii condition to he moved The ue of the limb before 1 ho bone had knit made neieiry the operation, House of Coriectlon i.tllclals say. Superliitiiidei 1 D. D. Morgan of the lloue of Coi'.ction has received two Indictments from Baltimore, Md., against Burton W. It'K.ills, who lm- .,ust been sentenced to tl . institution for defraud ing a lintel k-eper here The cnarpci preferred against Ing.ilis at riallinmre are forging a .-b. clt for P) and obtain ing goods 1 1 Hi 1 1 1 false pretenses. Ingalk will be pel, I fnt i-.. Maryland a- thoritle- HIGHWAY TALK. Annual .Mretlng of C'ouut, Itoilil C0111 iiilsslontrrs Held cVslcrttny. The annual n.. unj of the Chutendi .1 county road n imilsslnners was h-ld yesterday at tb. Mnsnnic Temp!., hall, when there was ,,n attendance nf nearij r.'i cointnlsMniiei- ind llrst selectmen, icii lesi tiling Hie different towns in the county. The meeting was the most sue 'esful ever held la Hurllngton and much enthusiasm was shown. The forenoon session, which began at t 11 o clock, was Liken up witli a talk by C. W. Gates, State highway commis sioner, Mr. dates, fxplamed about the Importance of caieful expenditure o'' Slate money In the Imp o ernent of hall ways and told of tin- mistakes made in that direction in the past. He empba slztd the linportunio of tl...- drainage and alignment of roads and t! ne ds of wid ening, straightening and cone, t guid ing. The above nt'-ds, he said, w.rc really the only Impioveuients that con. I be niaili with tile Slate motley at pres ent. H" advocated that more and belt..r wot'i be done on the load surfaces ami the moie trcfiueiil u.c of engineers, lln said that iluse Improvements would not bring the roads to a correct condition, but that it would prepare them for the pel inanent Improvements that would be niacin in tins futuic He alto laid par ticular stress fin tilt; Untuning of sur- IllU'S. In the afternoon lb-raid Stevens, coun ty hupeivlsor. and II M. Mcintosh, city engine!, addressed tlm nn-ecting. Mr. Gates closed the meeting by speaking on the care of the. Slate roads already con structed und on the care of the main highways. He explained the Importance, ot careful dally wmk 011 the highways and tb- good results to be de-led there from and tin- need of keeping back road In icpalr in justice to taxpayers who re side off Hie beaten iracK. The number of towns last yeat to take advantage of act J, Vermont statutes, In whltli the Statu appropriates ,1 certain sum of money foi ih; permanent im proviuient of hlgl.wi'.ys, was 1.', and Jl.'.in vvas wiled. Thin .vear there weie 1ST towns nnd .H7,llu was voted. Tills In-tease Is cntisldeied a fair endorsement for the work done last yiar. The following road .-oiuniisslonerK weio present: A. Haucni. Holton. F. II. Smith and II. 11. Claxton, t'hailotte; I. I'. Cam eron, Colchester; William O'Hilen, Ks .1. II. dates, Illri. "burgh; O. S. Hiewsicr, Huntlngt..!.; ,l,,hn Sihlllham incr, .lerlcho; J. W Robinson, Milton; Tonson Terrlen, Richmond Jaines Cow an. Shelburne; c H. White, Sn.ilh Hur llngton: Fred Davis. St Gmrgi, William McCabe. Fndcrhill: F H. Adams, and I-. N. Irish, West ford, F C Forbes, Willis ton. CHORUS ORGANIZED. IllirllnKl"'" riilllinriiionle Soclcly t'lirnieil nnil n I'reNlilrnt lllrrtrd. The Hurllngton riiilliurmonlc foclely was laiinclifd on a musical f,ca last even ing. Whether the gnori ..hi,, wm UPntlier the ptoimy deep and eventually arilvo safe In port, remains to be seen. Ahout :a iieople of the elty, Interesteil 111 Hie foi illation of a chorus, met al the V. SI. C A. hall and organized the Hur llngton Philharmonic society. Prof. C. 11. Stetson, as temporary chairman, called the meeting to order anil after a short talk stated that nominations for presi dent of the society were In order. II. IV JarvlH and Hubert Huberts went: nominated for the office and u nte by ballot was talten, sir. Hopcrm being elected. The whole number nf ballots , cast was :., .Mr. iioberiN receiving 31 mid Sir. .I.irvls 1. It was voted that the piisident xhould havi the power of ap pointing an execiitlv uumiltce ot ten prisons coinpobtd of tl iiicii and tiv e women. The advisability of tin- sucletv holding a musical festival Was u,,,,, dlscuised, but nothing detlnlte was settled tegmil nig the niuUcr. Sir. Cofi'i win be In' the . ity nn Moiidn and win ., (,,.,, rcheins.il, when h"' will advance his Ideas on the festival pitijecl. Sir ciiiipnian will aln give a free reher.i s.i 1 One nf the two above ,,,) cntlc meti will undniibtedly be men to ron duct the chorus vfkmotvi A'orr.s " To sue the jiretly post caul plctilrci fiom being in lured, Veiinotit poslmnsterH hale In 1 11 Instructed ft out Washington to stamp the cards only on the ftoni After liflng shut down for 'brer weeks for the llrst time in 10 years because of n Inek of business, the Slurk Paper company's mill at North Rennlhgt.iti ha rf "Mined operations with n whirl Solid color wall piper Is manufactured A school district has been organized ,ti Chester whereby one superintendent will supervise K schools In six towi,s, And over, Athens, Chester, drafton, London derry and Windham. This l the llrst school dlntrlct to he formed by Slate Superintendent Stone this year. An unknown donor has prccnl"d a sil ver loving cup lo the Rutland l.i.s'i sMionl for the purpose of keeping up Interest In ba. ball and other atbletbs by creating u healthy elnss rlvalrv. A suc'S tif class gnlnes will I115 cnmmt need soon to win the cup. j A r.,0oi.,ianinge suit results from the use of an alleged antlfiuated set screw. In the ! mill of V. V. Allen In I'hesttr a .tear ago. Plln II. Wctherby of iiratllc- 1 boro seeks to recover said tli.f'il liy process ; of law alleging that while al work for 1 the defendant his clothing h'-came caught In said set screw nnd that lie was lacerated, bruised and thrown down. I A verdict or .2OT In a suit for tinni ng, s brought agaliiBt the Dalton paper mills at Fltzdale has been awarded Thomas J. Marshall of Duncnblirgh In ! Fsex countv cotiit. He slipped and fell Into the machinery. Injuring one arm so , seriously that U has since been paralyzed. Marshall Is 23 years old anil has a wife and two children. j The will of Marshall N. Clnpp, who 'lied nearly ,1 jviiv ago, lrns htfn Pled by !ils w'dnw ip probate court at Ben-, nl'-.gtnn. Ry Its terms Mri Clnpp re ceiver the entire estate Instead of one. third, the widow's portion. The wtl w. drnwn In Kenning! on in bill wj- nm ills, overed until a .-onMib rabb lim aflT Clnpp's death. , Henry Miller h.ixing le.-igned the of-, lie, of postnvisier nt Homme: ston, no I one ol.o npneers anx oils for the Job 1 Congressman Klltrcdge ll,tsh!n has calb-d upon the patr.'tis to suggest n ' indldnte, aed utiles- this is ,b -n the ofllce will be discntitltiii.fi. It appeirsl that most of the former patrons i-eeeivf. their mall now by rural free d,.:i-,,r-. route from Putney. I The newest thing along surgical lire in I'nrre Is a hospital for horses uid j dogs opt lied this Week by Veterinarian' Arthur II. I! Hi wis The first flnnr ' is the horse waul and the second foi suffering eanltn .-. A special operating table for dogs lias 1 '-. Invent'-d b Dr Lewis and c patent mi II Is pending Tim, table will ae -nmni.'d ite a nimlle ir ' Newfoundland while teeth are flkd or1 more serious oppral!..'is performed. j Company I of Rrattlcboro has all thn other Vermont enmpnnle- composing thn national guard beat to death on at- 1 tendance nt drills. The Fnitcl State-. 1 ertuirenients call fur 21 drills a jear with nn aveiage attendance uf ff. 2-'i per .cut. Allhnugh but three months nf tl.. hi w year have (lapsed, Crimp. inv I bis In Id PI drills with an attendance rangln,' fi 'in 74 1-2 to 01 pti cent. 1 DEATH OF FD3ELIA McBRIDE Wns so Venrs till! nml Hail Keen Con fined to I lie lied since Last .lime. Fidelia A. Mclliide. widow of the late Archibald McHrlde. died list evening a' her home 25-i North avenue, at the age of SO jears. Sin- wns a native of Chazj N. V., and her maiden name wns Hood. She had bern "unfiled to the be 1 sun e last June and had bi rue her suffering with patience and fortitude. She wis nn earnest and aidnit worker In the Meth odist Church and vvas a valued memb-r of the circle of King's I) ingbters. She Is survived by three sons and tun dnugh let". F. A. McHrlde of this city. ,1. F. McHrlde of North Hero and 17. H. Mc Hrlde of Hro, ton, Mas.. and Mr.-. Charles I'artr'dge of Woodstock and Miss Hsther H McHrlde of this city. The flint ml arrangt tnents are not completed. OI'I'ICKUS lU Ill.I.VtiTON I'll M'TUIl. At the animal convocation of Turling ton fliaptcr. .No. 11. A. .M , held last eenlng. the following were elected and appointed for the year ensuing and were duly Installed by fast II. P. Hon A. Stone: K. II. I'.-J. i:. Traill. King-H. M. .Melntosh. Scribe-W. 1J. (illbert. Treasurer ('. A. Hnrlier. Secretar W. II. Weller. C. of II. -D. r. Slmonds. I'. S. F. I,. Tliomas. 1!. A. f. II. i:. Hnlililns. M. id V.-W. !'. Smith. y.. I'd V.-W. M. Martin. M. 1st V.-A. W. Soule. Cliiipl.iln llev. N4. A. Wood. Tyler (i. II. Whitman. Fin. inc. eominittei I. SI, I'larke, S. I) Hodge, I,. C. Giant. The Injslnei-s session was followeil by v li inipiet iei v.d by Caterer I'lt-litr, and enjo.ved by a large number. 11111 TV THAT l,.VVl's. Where Is the woman who has not the pralsevvoi thy desire to fnhaiu hfr per sonal charms and preserve as long as posslhle her delightful power of enchant ment, which lasts as long nn her beauty? The Oriental tit, 1111. prepared bv Hr. T. Felix fioiiraud. of ,New York C'itv. is a harmlcf prepanitlnn for preserving tile delicacy of the complexion and re. moving hlenvshes It is the favorite toi let article of the lending professional ar tists, who owe so much of their popu larity to their personal charms Scarce'v a star dresslnp; 100m In the land Is with rut Houraiid'a Oilental Cream, which Is the most wholesome ;in,j perfect benutl lier Hnown. Druggists will supply you. OORBETT GONE DOWN. .sent 10 House of Correction for lllegnl l.litnor Selling. Peter Corbett, who was recently bound over to county court for violation nf the lliiuor law, was ycstoulay afternoon re leased f 1 nm county Jail 011 his own recognizance In that e.iso so that he may be taken to Ituilanil to servo not less than four nor more than five months In the Iluuse. of Correcllon for an old con viction of Illegal llijuur tailing. In this previous case he was pi u-ctl lu the hands of the pitiliallou officer Thomas Slcd.'t ti cl was cunvlcttd yes teiila of a second offence of Intoxlta tlon and was lined $1.'' and costs. Ho tool, an appeal to county colli t Sonic IkiIIIi'S of I'no bcci seized a w'il!t. iun al tl"" HU8ell lloiwc were yester day oidi red leliirued. Hnrtels and half barr'l 'f vvlil-key adilri's.d tn four tl'ctltlo'-! picotis and seized nt the Cliioni'l 1 ' Tiiinspnrtnlion ''ompanv'B Wnrf i' Pep'ember. were yesterday ordered returned. It rnuld lint be de- (C I iVlriliritir ( nil 53 Private Ctcliiiugc ( oiiiieetlni; til Deptirlmeiits ni 1111. 9fll 1908 Suits Tailor-nmdo Suits of I'niiiinn" with slintlow stripes, in Bl 1 I'.rowii, L'(i)L'iiliiirt'ii Blue fitted at Tiiilnr-mn.lp Suits in nil tip ciifiiwny or (itletl coals silk at N'ew Butterliy The .Merry models fitted nnd scmi-liUed -iiliythe now skirt dliects at Hxelusive styles in suits I'nitside ol Boston and New 1 Suit Department, Entire Second Floor. VOl tA.VT M'I'OltH TO WM'l' Til. I. Till: I.IVI' MINI Til TO MILKfT Ol It I : s 't;n 'Ci'l'. Sample Lines of Decorative and Table Linens. Thi.s is !iii afl'nir of inMvsl to the Bost-Benten brides and their friends, as well as ho'is.'ki'i'pers in genem!, and hotel man- acrs. The sale involves a ".'rent up an importer s sample line. Articles ol the very best w irk maiihhip, for il is from tln in he obtains order. Doylies, Searf-i ami Squares in srre;it assortment. In the whole variety few pieces have duplicates. Everything will be marked at an tin usual reduction from the price reuiarly. Then in atldition we offer medium and fine grades al an The cloths are in sizes, li. 'Ik, ') Men's Socks Strange, but uontlerfullv men that seems almost to wear forever. The hosiery is made upon a new principle and is radii ally different from any you have worn or heard of. The differe'ice i lies in the peculiar construct 1.111 that are subject to the greatest wear. THE INTER-WOVEN TOE AND HEEL 30CKS FOR MEN IN TAN, BLUE AND ifrnilned f"r ni h wlilekey wns In- tended. The follow iv Mdgui. -ts for pla.nt'ffs in civil cases were lentlered yesterday: A .J. Deyette vs. SI. I Collins, dim.igcs of J1S and coms of ?T.I; Northern Provision company v.- SI. H. Dodge, damages of .' W and costs of HI. 01. GOVERNMENT CROP REPORT. Condition f Winter W heat on prll 1 Wuh lil.il Hotter Than l.nst Vear. Washington, Apill -The depirfnent of agriculture to- lay nnnninced from the report of cm resp jnd nts and agents of the bureau of slatistl's crop reporting hoard that the average condition of win ter wheat on April 1 was 01 1! per cent, against O.O per cent, on April 1. 1MT, vfl.l on April 1. H il 11 April I. Uj, and ,lii,2. tlie ten year nvers The average condition of rve on April vvas MU against K en April 1, ltHI, and a ten year avenge of C. r.yrvTK or .ir.m: ni 11 III lll.I.Mi'l ON. IMIA M, STATi: OF VKH.MONT, District of Chittenden, ss. The Probate Conn fjr tr.- of Chlllcnden To all peis.-ins interested 1:1 tile es tate of Jeremiah M lh.iin. late of Hurllngton, In said dlsttl.-t. ilece.is. 1, OUHKT1NH. Whereas, said court Ins assigned the I'.'itll day of April. next, for the settlement of the at count of the nd inllilstrator of the estate of Jeremiah SI. Ishain, and fur a deer, e nf the resi due of said estate to the lawful claim ants of the same, and ordered that public notice t.iereof be given to all persons Interested in nal.l f. tt.te by publishing this order three weeks successively previous to Hie dav assigned, In the Hurllngton Weekly Pren Prtss, a newspaper published in said district. Therefore, you are hereby notified to appear nt til" Probate Court looms In Hurllngton, Vt , on the day assigned, then and there to contest the allow-. alien of said account If yon see cause, and to establish your right as heirs, legatees ;lud lawful claimants 10 said residue. tilven under my hand, tills Jnd day of April. Huts. MAllCKL.M.'S A. HINOHA !. il.w.lt Judge. mil.VI.N Mt'.NAI.I.'S IT.TH. District STATU UF VIUtSlONT, of Chlllcnden. To rill persons interested in the es tate of Slelvln SkN.ill, late of Col cheater, In said district, deceased, C.ni: JTINU: At a Probato Court, holdcn nt Hur llngton, within and for the District of Clilttendun, on the sth day of April, I "JO S, 1111 Instrument purporting to bo tho last '.III and testament of Slelvln SIcNall, late of Colchester, In "aid dlstHct deceased, was resented to the court aforesaid, for probate Anil It Is ordered by saltl Court that lilt. IMlh day of April, 1 HOs. at the Pro bate Court rooms In said Hurllngton, bo assigned for proving aid Instrument: "im J Hint notice thereof bo git en to all persona concerned, by publishing; thlfl order three week successively in the. Hurllnston Weekly Free Press, a newspaper puhllElinl nt Hurltnuon, pievious to the time appointed. Therefore, you uro neu-by imtip.ed to appear before said ctnill. nt th time and plare al'oi osald. and contest Hie prolute of suld will if you have canst.. Ulven under my hand at Hi:rlliiBton. In said district. thl. sth t'i of April. Hnt. SlAHCHI.I.rS A. HlNlHI .M, Il.w3t Judge. (THE OLD EEE fflVEj UiU 11 for Easter We believe that never before have the suits been as pretty as they are this year. The Old Bee Hive helps materially in mak ing your selection on account of the broad variety shown, giving an opportunity to suit all tastes and purses. The following indi catc only a few styles: 11ml eutuwiiv models till h-m. S17.60 - ivw stntu-, ;ml pluin r .iin lined new llin'e. skirts, with fold, $20,001 Witlnw and lnnnv other id emit styles striped taffeta Immt,' an iniineiihe assortment of suiU S25.00 EACH the best selection ever displayed I n'k 110 two alike from ?35.00 to $65.00 EACH quantity of articles which makr at which similar goods arc .-.jld Bleached Table Cloths in the average underpricinir of one-third and -Ik yards loin:. That Wear. Inn - , there is a new hosiery fi" 01 tnoso pans ,u Hie sH.-kni!,rs BLACK 25c PER PAIR. ! IM'lTi: Or .11 1,1 1 Ot M. MMiTtIS, 111 II- We. ttit s'llmcribi I'av.r.g er appointeii be the Honorable I'i'olin'e Court for tli. Insiriet of ci it fndei commissioners to roo ive. e.i'i'ine a-d adjust the claims and demands f 1 pel-sous agaln.-l the e.statt of Jt'li ViiiinL,". late of Hurllngton. I 1 sa I district der eased, and aNo all 1 ins nnd d. mauds exhib'ted In ofN. t t 1 to: and six montns from the u I" the date hereof being allowed by se 1 court for that ; 1 ,., w do t.ier. fore bcrebv gi - : that we w, ' attend to t',, d'i;i'- f our apprlnt metit at the ofl'n f .f J J. rrrlght. n Hurllngton, in sab! dl.Mri. t. on tr tlrst Wednesdayi' of Slav and Octobfr next, at la o'clocl said days. a. 111., on oa of Dated this Stli day T. K. K C. of April 100S HOPKINS. Wr.HSTKH CoinmlssioiK rs 4l,w3t iT'in or IIOMHlt III HMl. hum!, siii:i,- We. the subscribers, hu lng b. . . appolnti d by the Honorable Pr..l.nt Court for the District of Chiti-t 1 coininlsslonerji to receive, exaiaui' l adjust the elalms and demands . f I persons against tb- estate i.f H.n.i Irish, lat" of Shelburne, in su 1 di-trb t di.-ea.-ed, and aNo al. , s and demands ox-l-Uhlteil In offset tl.r. to; and six month.s from the ,,i ini' nan- Hereof le lag allowtil bv s District1'""1-1 f,,r 'h;n purpose, we do 1 1 - .fore liereby give notice that w. w auenu 10 uu. unties of our appni, nn nt nt the store of Tiney, V VI ix- Itussell In Shelburne. in s.ild trbt. on the ttrat Thursdajs ..f si and October, next, at 10 o'i 'm k i n. on each of said tlavs Dated this :'ii'l dav of .pi il. 190 II. W. THACV C. I'. VAN I II"! Il.w-St Comiiiiss,.u- s KSi Ti: or nitn , uoitno, 111 lil.I.M.'l ON. We. the subscribers. Iiavmg ben ap pointed by tho Honorable the Probato Court for the District of chitteiuUn, commls-loners to receive, exam ne und adjirt the claims and demands of a'l per-nr.s igaint the estite nf Kr,r is X Hordo. late of Ilurlmginn 1. m il district deceased. and also a 1 claims and demands exhibited In offset thereto, and six- months from the day ot the date hereof being allowed by said court for that purpose, we do there fore hereby give notice th.it we will attend to the duties if our appoint ment at the otflcc of ,1 J Knrlfil't on College sti-ett. in Hurl luc tmi. lu sa-1 itllstrl. t. nn tb. tlrst Tue-dav- .if Sl,.v 1 iniil tictoner. next, at 10 odoiU a 1 1 on e 11 h of said da.v . Dated this Ttli dav of April l. J J KN II It',1 IT. JOHN FAl.l.ON 4 l.wSt Couinils. ii rrs lTA Til or lifiomn: KICHIIOMI. w. (iitniix, SVe, the subsi rlbers. having turn at pointed by tho Honorable Probato Court for the District of Chittemic , commissioners to receive examine ai d ndtust the clilnis end demand! t n persons ng.ilust die estatti of Ocrgn W lliotn, late ot Hii-luuoiid. 111 sad tllstrb t. deceased, nnd also all claims Mid demands exhibited p offset there to; and six months from t'.io day ut tho date hereof being ill lowed by ,iid court for that purpose, we do therefor hereby give notice that we will at tend to the duties of our appointment lit the lute residence of the dei used, In Richmond, lu iald district, oil tin. llrst Slondn.vs of stay and iktobcr. lit M, al In o'clock a. 111. , 1 1 1 ,u .1 (f Itl days. Dated this tlth day of A.' 11. 1 90S. Nil 'I It II. S Cill.l.l'.TTi: Coiiillilsrlouer.s V V It 41 vv.H ror.MAix rr.xs at riuin rni's