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THE KUllLUWrU-N iTKEK IMiESS : THURSDAY. MAY 21, 1908. HAPPENINGS IN VERMONT (Conllnnrd on Fourth IMgr.) In supreme court yes.erday morning, the Wiialungloii c until can- nt W, L. fcuMlle v .1, . 1 1 rock wiih argued. This case Which 1ms soverul Union horn In supreme nnd county courts comes up this time on exceptions to Hip master's r port The plalnlirf seeks damage' from the defendant for negligence In plnclng certain Investments for lilm when Mr, Hrceck was his guardian. Thr case of Ktiuly K. Weed vr. Utirton .. Hunt, which has been In supreme court three times, was again reached yesterday n ft crnonn The use of a certain sum of money Is Involved In nls cafe, In which u- ir I'Mtmcd. The Washington cnun tv . ,1 .u of State s. Nrlg.it, prison hiea h, which was carried to Miprrme court on ,in agreed rtalemcnl of farts, also argued yesterday. The. prlncl- i' n i' "'inn In this ease Is whether a prl-..nci i. aping from a doputv sheriff worn he working outside the Jail com m i a prison hreaeh Final adjourn ti.rnl of supreme tnurt will probably be rr.ie led In-day or to-morrow. The optnitig event of commencement 0 Monlpelltr Scmlniii.v will come Tue.-i-ria' evening, when an titgun tecital will he- pHpn in the rhipel l Hon lUckcn- on who graduates from the music de partment The prize debate between members of the Hand and Atlelphl socle- 1 mil take pl.iee Frlda evening. May .fi Su rul.i y . June U, the baccalaureate s- rnion before the graduating class win be preai lied by the Mc-v. Dr. K. A. liislop. ti. principal In Trinity Church. The nnua! prize spoHking will occurTucs c i, ecivnt!, June hi, class day eenl.es v ednc-' iv morning. June 17. meeting of r- truMeeH on (he nftrrnonn of that ii. i' , ard i''e graduating exercises will i i- T'i-'iij morning. .Iiini is. 'r' r . mill turn of I.ouls Ncvoaux at llr.t'on 1 1 . ( i t 1 1 continues to improve and Mi N'eviaux Is now considered out of danger The wound In one bins, wh'ch was iau.-eii by the bullet Hred by Miss rrKtinr ll.iii. is slowly healing. No at tempt ' a' et been marie to remove the Mi'ift n m Mr. Neeaux's back where it ,s m i . l near the spinal column. Tlvs ii le' been giving him any troll ok 'or I .' pan two weeks SOUTH WOODBURY. 'Iirnni Sparrow of Montpelier was in trwn Mnn.i.is .. ., rs. I.uey Kay of P.idde tonl M' and Iovina Pray .ire visiting ,i v.,'. n Clark's. Frank ISalehelder wm i Hirdwuk Monday. -Valma Wil li r ! i riturind from t Irrenstioro. Mr a I Mr. Iterbfrt Hills are to occupy the tfiiemrpt In Martin Clark's bouse v ited b Mr ll'iti lun'-on. who h.i.i moved to Hardwk Mr.- ,l time Huthard visited lirr mot'icr Sundav I)r Hall has bought tbe hoi -o .mil I md belonging to t h" A''on Unilamlti place NORTHFIELD. The 1 r t li anniversary of the wril dlnr nf Mr and Mrs. Jason hole -was a p'insant affair which was held in Oulld hall, Thursday evening. It was ar ranged principally by Madame Dcs roehers of Lowell, Mass.. the eldest daughter of too couple. Oulld hall was prettil decorated for the occasion. Mr and Mrs. hole were assisted in re e. Ivlng by Mrs. Iiesroehers and the Rev Mr Cooper of Itandolph. Mr. Cooper married the couple IS years ago. Music was furnished by tbe Conn"ll orchestra and refreshments were serv ed There was a large attendance, tunny from the rniversallst society and the Orange being present. In obedience to a request made, no pres ents werf brought. Irving Kerr of the firm of Kerr Brothers piovision dealer-! of this ii use suffering from injuries re reiv ii at Hie Fails lat-- Saturday af Ifrniii i Mr Kerr wa driving his cart i.d in attempting to turn nrounci prar the p -idenee of Robert Thomp son hi heirs, continued to back de spite the driver's riforts to make him jru forward, and til. cart loaded with pwat atid other provisions, the driver and t-or.o went over an embankment in'o the river, which nt that place is o e on.-nl rahle depth. Mr. Kerr re ctffd a bad scalp wound and it was frraeel lad perhaps received a frac tured kail. The horse was dtowned. EAST WARREN. .1 l.. Mcil.nnin and Mr. and Mrs W. .1. V 'iiatlti wet. called tn Monlpel'er Thursdi to ailrnd the funeral of their "' Mr- Mnr Kmersoti. -Mr. and Mrs Jess, Mernll are selling their boi sehold goods and are going lo Ktenc, N V Mr. and Mrs. Walter Webb are w-c rk i g for W. II. Parsons. Henry T aver tl -d Ma.v 12 and Ills body was taken 'i Hirnanl for interment.-Mrs, Wallace km, .j- h quite ill, .Mahloii Shat tu k iai sold his farm to Wlllvim Kelsry of WuiWflrld. (Jeorge Korrl has bought t"f village liome tif the late William Var- ';. est t MIDDLESEX. AV D t'omstocli has recovered from a revere attack with the grip and return ed to bin work in Montpelier Monday. William llaitles was In Waterhury Sun d c vb ung bis daughters and grand parent?. Mr. and Mrs. n J. Crostsett. 1 H.n'lev of Chicago came Monday to 1 1" farm for a two weeks rest. -The town Siindav school convention will be held with the Methodl.U Church Monday, Mav z't. afternoon and evening. The Rev. ) M Fuller of Hurlingtnn and Miss Kaleh of the same city will he present. WARREN. clforgr I'oid has purchacd of Kliza I.anlhirr the hnijj-c recently vacated by 1 una arnry and has rented It to l)anie Ralph, who is i-oon to move his famil lierc Mr-. John English 111 go Werlne.s rla to Rurlington for a surgical opera tion - Mr? Pearl Carpenter has returti'd from Worcester, where she has heen vis iting hrr sister. - William Kngllsh Is al borne from Northtlcld high school and James English from Dartmouth College, railed here b the Illness of their mother. Jamc- Pierce was In Granville Sunday. MARSHFIELD. Miss Slella Rrnwn was at home over Sunday from her school. James Phelps Is IP with the mumps. Rupert Phelps was at borne over Sunday from Ooddard Seminary Clarenco Phelps Is .sick with rheumatism. .M. II. Reckley has pur chased a no-w automobile.. Allen Phelps lias sold his entire stock of cows to Mr. Humphrey of this jilaco. EAST ROXBURY. Deacon J. T. Kdson, an old and p.. speUed (ltlz.cn, died Sunday. Jack .Million, y of llurke, N. V., has hou'lil Hih l.udd funn of Mr. l-4 Mini has niov- d Ins fiunlly coiihIhIIiik "f his wife nnd II children here. Mr has bought a place In No it Ii tic Id village and inoveil I here last week. Mrs. Ste phen Cole, who was, called here bv the death of her mother, Mrs. I. u. Thayer, returned home, this wrfk, Mli.n Wrap ton of Rorkbtirn, Canada., Is a. srutel at OaorKfi Knowlee's. M0RET0WN. The following oflkcrs hnvo been elected by the t. O. tl. T i C. T Mcrvln U, llcnson, V. T., Mrs. Nettle Kingsbury! 1'. ('. T. Mr. l.llll.in Reiner; rhaptuln, Mrs. 1. S. Austin; secretar., Miss llemi Kv'atis; llnnnrinl secretary, Mrs, Mabel lletirnn; treasurer, 1. S, Austin; M., (Jetirge Kingsbury; l. M Mrs. Mzzlo Piillner; guard. Miss l.ula Sleeper; sen tinel, Miss Daisy Atkms. -Prnnk Atkins, who Is working In Stowe, visited his fam ily over Sunday.-Mr and Mrs. William Turner of Harm has been visiting rela tives in town I he past week. NORTHFIELD. A valuable Jersey cow owned by I'. W. Out Inn was savagely attacked by two clogs In her pasture Sunday afternoon, and It l. believed will die or have to be killed ns tbe rei tilt of tbe Injuries Inflict ed. They savageb bit her In several places Including t he udder. The dogs nre said lo be owned by residents of. the village-. -While- driving between Montpelier and Northtlcld Saturday. Charles A. Plumley's horse backed hint over an em bankment liy rare good fortune the driver was uninjured ami (he rig not heavily damaged. - A public Installation of the ofllfer"- ef the llastern . tar loilge. Is tn be held In the near future. WAITSPIELD. While running the board saw aS tile? steam mill Tue.-da.v morning, II. W. Che ney cut off the fore linger of bis right hand, and cut the thumb of that hand badl.--rt search for Into.xIcaUn'j llciuors at the W.iltstield House last week failed lo bring to light anything stronger than "l.'no beer" M It. Jones of lioston was In town over Sunday viltlng his brother, W. II. Jont.-.- Wallace W. Howe, of Hol tnn has bought Hugh llaird's place at Irasvdle and has taken possession, Mrs. Ruth Joslln. widow of Stephen P. Joslln, d,ed Mav K at the home of her sou, Oni mel Joslln, from the effects of a shock sustained a few wecs previous Mrs. Joslln was one of Hie oldest persons In town, lacking about three months of being !i years of age. The funeral serv-h-cn at the house Friday afternoon were largely attended with the Rev. K. II. Roberts as the offl. i.itlng cb iK.vmail. W. i'. Kelsry has bought o; Mahlon Shat tuck his farm on the Hill road; ceensid cratltm, $lH The Rev. K. II. Roberts has gone to llrownsv lllc this week visit ing. -C. M. liana Is building, a large barn on bis lann in the south part of town. It 1s repotted that Pnilandcr Chae-e has sold ids large river farm, to gether with slock and tools, to Ceorge M. June?. The Cnion Memorial service this .'ear will be belli at the CongregHtlon.il Church Sunday morning with sermon by the pastor, the Rev W. A. Remele. Xlns wnrth Post, C. A. R., 'Vill attend ill a body. FAYSTON. Mrs. II. .1. luting anfl four e hilriren are ill with measles. Prank Kvr, who works for Munco Hays, is quite sick with measles and also Mr. Hays. Roth families are quarantined. Mr. and Mrs. I' A. llragg were In Montpelier Saturday.--Miss Hat He Kilpatrick of Mont-p.-licr Is at her home here for a few cla.vs Hugh Ralrd has sold his place in Waitslicld, and returned to bis farm in this town. WORCESTER. The body of Oramel Dodge, who died in Woodbury, was brought here for burial May !) Mr. Dodge was .1 etcran of the Civil War having served in Co I. Ilth Vermont. Clinton Chandler i moving from the Hainlnan house to the old W. II. Kell ogg farm on Hampshire hill. Mr. and Mr. Kugene Ruck, Mr. and Mrs, Frank Pratt and children of Montpelier visited Mis Alice Pratt Sundi v. Mr and Mrs. i: Dana of Middlesex visited Mrs. Dana's parents. Mr. and Mr--. William Hurrill last we-ek. Mrs. ISurril! Is very ill. .Mr. and Mrs. Hiram O'Dell, Mr. and Mrs. F. I,. Hutchinson. M". Harvy Hutchinson and T. I.ee Whitney of Montpelier spent Siindav In town. Clair Templeton and Miss Francos Abbott spent Saturday and Sundav In Montpelier. Mr. Sturgis of Randolph have been in town for a few dins looking after his farm. He Intends moving here in the fall.- Mrs Klrkev has t old her farm to F.lgin I low neon and Is going to Massachusetts to live. WATERBURY. K. R. Pike has --old his home place to (!. II. Campbell of Stowe, George) Deni'rritt spent Sunday In Rurlington. Kvan Cv.ins was In Richmond Sunday. Mrs. I,. A. Ralicock and daughter, Pearl, spent Sunday In Moretown. Miss Frances Woodward is steendlng a few days In Ifarrc. -Kdward G-annoy sient Sunday in Rurlington. A1 the Methodist Church Sunday evening, the annual graduating exercises of the Junior l.eagiii took place, -even members united with the tBpworlh I.Ciiguc. Appropriate music was ren dered and remarks were made by the pastor, the Rev. W. C. Johnson, and by the president of the league, M. H, Moody, J. II. Iturleigh is seriously 111. -Dr. H. A. Stanley has resumed his duties nt the hospital. Advertised letters are for Mrs. O, A. Codding, Miss Frances Cleveland, Rdward Gile of MontiHIrr was In town Sunday. Kvan Hv.ins has completed his services in I'lvans & Rryans's drug store. Rejland Ricker is the new clerk. J. R. Isham is in Ix-banon, N. II., to attend the funeral of Ills brothers child. The; senior cla.-s cleared about fl- from the concert Friday evening.- V . M. Gilbert was in Morrisvlllc Sunday. -Chester W. Clark of Ho.ston is In town. Miss Harriett Maxwell was in Montpelier Sun day. ft. J. Knowles, wno has been in the employ of Royce & Perkins, has completed his services there -Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Parcher. Miss Grace Parchcr, Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Chandler of Rurlington, Mr. and Mrs. A. C Moulton, Mnf. Ray Uuha anil win of Montpelier were guests of Mr. and Mrs Randall Rlodgett Sunday Miss Julia lOftus has been called lo her home in Sranton, Pa., by the Illness of her sister Thomas Phillips wrnt yesterday to the Mary Fletcher hospital at Rurlington to have, an operation on his ftiovder that was in jured whi! working on a bridge. J D. MaoRride of Rurlington w.is the guest of Robert Rurnham Sunday. J. S. Collins of St. Albans was In Innw Monday. James A. Rurlelgh died Monday even ing at about ten o'clock of pneumonia, Mr. Rurlelgh was one of the older resi dents of Waterhury where ho had spent most of his life. H bad long been Iden tified with the business Interests of th town and was respected for his sterling nullities and his Judgment in business affairs was such that he was called to many positions of trust mid respousibll lly. Although not an office seeker he often received the nupporl of Ills towns men for the best positions Ihey hud lo Klv'. As Ktdeetiiiau, llslef. ptesldcnl of Hie village or as administrator of late eslules, he always :iciultled himself creditably. Mr HuiIcIkIi was In his Slst year and letalni-d In u reiiini liable degiece his vigor of body and mind. HIS wife anil two daughters ,md a sou have died but there are still living a son and riaughtei, llenrv C Rurleigh, Mrs D C. Warden of Minneapolis - Dr W K Mm ard lut told his QhuteMille farm, itnrk tad toolt to Mr. u4 Uvu4 w. Cnthwrlgbl of Burlington, Hn taken In exchange Cathwrlghts residence In Bur lington. The Phllomathlan club will inert Friday nfternoon with Mrs'. Man ning, Modern plumbing Is being Install ed In the Methodist parsonage, Mrs. M. M. Carpenter of Valley Falls, N. V., nnd Miss IJdllh Snyder of Cambridge, N V, am guests of Mrs. F. C. Uirnb. Mrs. Vernon Turner was In Montpelier yesterday. K, K. Cnmplietl has gone1 lo Rutland as delegate lo the Odd Fellows convention. Tlie lire alirni rang Tues day afternoon for a small blaz" around a. chimney on the Fddy house. A few palts of water extinguished the blaze before the fire company nrrlved. Wllllaju Donovan employed at the n'Cl.ilr it Analr stone shed had his left hand badly In jured Tuesday by a block of granite fall ing on It. It Is feared that he may lose the use of the thumb on his left hand. Gerald Weslover has completed Ills ser vices at the hospital nnd has gone to Morrisvlllc for a few days' vlsll, when he will return to enter the employ of G C. 'l.uco In the store as clerk - Mrs H D. Rone and daughter have returned from a visit at Wells Rlver.-C C. Warren s In Moslem. Miss Cecil Morey of New liondon. Conn., I.-, the guest of Mrs. W.ll-l.-iin Ferris. WINDSOR COUNTY WHITE RIVER JUNCTION. The Peas,! Hotel at Hartford vil lage has been soltl to Addison Kly of Rutherford. V. J., for the reported sum of tio.nnn. This hotel was built about L'O years ago at an i-'Xpensr of J20.000 and was one of the best equip ped In this section of the countn For the greater part of the time it has not been a financial success ami for the last twee year.- has been closed. It Is expected that It will be i om plctely refurnished and opened for summer patronage at an early dat' and that under proper ma na-eincnl it will be a success. A meeting of some -.'.i prominent citizens of this place was held at Foresters' hall last week to effect the organization of a board of trade. Henry R. Miller was chosen ptesldent; Robert F. Mcech, lirst vlre. president . John M. Gilbert, second viee-iresldc nt ; Frank Clupman, seere tary; Genrse H, Watson, treasurer An executive committee consisting of 1" C Woodward, II. C Pease, Charles 11 I Green, C. C Rogle nnd W J King was also appointed. A committee upon b.v laws was rilrrvted to rrport to night at a meeting lo perfect ihe or ganization. Over one hundred of the jinsines- men have signified their inten tion of Joining anil much ti evpeeird from their efforts to exploit the advan tages of this place as a shipping point and de.-lrabl residential location. Weth the Slate fair an a permanent fixture ami promised improvements in station facili ties, an era of more rapid growth and progress In this already thriving village N confidently looked for. The railroad commissioners held their third meeting over the station problems Tuesday afternoon. The petitioners pre sented a plan looking tn the removal of all tracks to the easterly side of the depot, and the establishment of shifting and storage yards at the southerly end of the village. Prof. Chas. D. Breed of the Boston Institute of Technology ex plained this plan which ellmina,trs' the evils chiefly complained of by the public while Chief Knglneer Williams did the honors for the suhway plan of the Bos ton & Maine. At the cloe of the hear ing Ihe usual adjournment was taken, June :.1d being the next date. The White P.lver Medical association held Its Zlrd annual banquet arid ladies' night In the library building this week. A business meeting preceded the banquet and Dr. Kidder of Woodstock was toast- master Among those who responded to toasts was Wallace Batchelder of Bethel who spoke on "Iaw in Its Relation to Medicine." SOUTH ROYALTON. Mrs. Charles Southgate of Barre is visiting relatives in town.- Dana P. Dow of Cambridge Is at I,. D. Mcintosh's. Patrick Daly, an old resident, died at the home of his son, Joseph Daly, last week. Mrs. I.. D. Mcintosh has returned from a visit In Barrc Ruth Trask re turned tn Albany. N V.. on Saturday. Miss Gertrude lywis has returnee! from the Mary Hitchcock hospital at Han over, N. H. Mrs. Caleb llayncs of Lebanon. N. II.. visited relatives here over Sunday. Mrs. Foster Sawyer is Im proving after her long Illness. Mrs. Horatio Blake is in town. William Sher lock of Proctor visited his parents last week Miss Josephine Sargent was home from the R. S. N. S. over Sunday. GAYSVILLE. N. I.. .Sheldon of Boston was In town the first of the week. At the L'nivcrsa list church next Sunday morning at 11 o'clock will lie the L'nlon Memorial ser vice, at which the Rev. V. M. Mack will take for her subject "The Iricc of Sac rifice." The veterans are requested to meet in front of Union hall at 10:30 o'clock. -Mrs, George Judklns of Salem, Mass., ar rived at her summer home here Monday. There will be no preaching service at the Methodist church next Sunday, but Sunday school will be at the usual hour, 12 o'clock. The committee on music for Memorial day are Mrs. Mauelle Harring ton, Mrs, Maud Hojgklns, Mrs. ,. 1. Chamberlin and Miss Pearl Davis. Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Shirtleff have gone (o Maine, where he has employment. -William Reed has moved Into Andrew Har rington's Iioufc. Thomas UiCass had three fingers cut off on a saw Monday while working at South Sloi-kbrldge. -Mr. and Mrs. Henry Shipman and chil dren have recently been guests at Mr. Marj I. Smlth's.--Mr, and Mrs. George; Mason of Franklin. N .H-, have pern passing a few days with his mother, Mrs. Mary Mason.--News was recrlved Sun day of the death of Mrs. -orge. Kimball of Bethel, which occured at a hospital in Boston, where she had been operated on for a cancer In her throat Mrs. Kim bIl was for many yars a resident of this town. Mrs, F. C. Fletcher is able to sit up quite a little eich day. Mrs Lena Barnes is working for her -Mrs. Caroline Ballard Is rmt so well, having been confined to her bed for over a week. ROCHESTER. Miss Helen Morse Is visiting In Ran dolph for a few days, James McGovv.in has sold his house In lloehester village to Walter Scott and Is moving tp the farm which hn ha.s purchased. George Mobher has returned from Chicago. K. 11. Abbott of Rutland Is In town for a few days. Tho usual Union Memorial service will In held In the Methodist Churvh Sunday. Tho ReV. S, 11, Smith wdl pleach. FISH IftESIGNS "POSITION NmIIommI tluuk Ki.ticiUri- III IJrvielr l:iillre Allrlilioii to til. ( Hndltlllc.v for Cnnuree.e, Vcrr'nnc .'. May so. Frank L. Fikh of Hilt citT his tendered hie rencnitlon JiaJMIttU feMk euauxueou- to the DjaBiil THE Telephone Call 53 Private Rxrtianicr Coanectlna; All Department. Wt IniVe' never shown skirls for Misnos' Unit urn so well tiiil. orerl, suul luive so much style nnd nt the prices we have nmrk cd 1 hem their sojourn hero will he of short duration. The fahrics are fancy stripe Mohairs and 1'nnama cloth, also sonic plain coloivd materials -made up in this season's newest models. The shirt, lengths are .'f to IIS inches an. I priced at $2.50, S3.50, $3.75, $4.50 ac- $4.98. Still liept. 2nd Hoor Splendid Trunks and Bags Unmatcnable Values. nj. S We carry onlv thoroushly reliahle trunks and suit eases- those that arc hnilt. Trunks with '-'rass eornors Flat sttvl clamps, iron bottom. lUineh. 56.75. .'!(. inch. $7.50. Suit Cases H' Russet Mridlc Leather, steel frame, hniAs lock, corriee riveted. 'J4-ineh special at $4.50 .iiit Cases w-II made and .lurable $1.98, $2,50, $3.50 Travclinp liatrs in different sizes and leathers. h Sleamer Tru ik.-.. "(I. '-V2, .'It - Long Silk and Lisle Gloves LONG SILK GLOVES, lingers -double tipped in white an.! black. .1-buit.iii length, at per pair $1.00 LONG SILK GLOVES, ltidmtKm. in brown, tan. nav.. I 'on free, wli 'c an. I black, at. per pair $1.25, $1.50 & $1.75 MILANESE LISLE GLOVES, fine mercerized finish. )2 and Hi-button liayth. all Colors, per pair $1.00 & $1.25 2-OLASP SILK AND LISLE GLOVES, tintrcrs .biuble tip ped, white, clack, tun, gray and 1'onec, per pair 50c States treasury department at Washing ton and announces the continuance of his candidacy fe.- the republican nomina tion as representative to Congress m the llrst district The fullpwini letters are srlf-cxpl.inatnrj ' 'May a i. im, Hon. Henry v. Carpenter, Director of the Killlnstcei National Bank, Rut land, Vt.: Ocnr Sir. -On the lttti in.-t. I received from Ihe depat actinp comptroller of the currency the following letter: "It has been reported to this ollice tint you have annou-iceel yourself as a candi date for I'liitctl States senator from Ver mont and have fntered actively upon a political canvass for that position. "If you are a candidate for the Senate or an.v other political offVe-e, you must cither withdraw yoijr candidacy or for ward your resls'iation as a national bank examiner, as rational bank examiners will not he permitted to become candi dates for any r illtlcal office or to take an active part '-i politics vvhlie holdlnir such position. Tiny must keep entirely aloof from political activity. "An Immediate rtoponse to this letter is requested." It Is due to .urhclf and thr officials of the sixty-nine- national hanks In my jurisdiction that an explanation he made. I likewise wish to convey through you to the other hank people with whom 1 have been In persona' contact for the past elKht years, my senerous expression of Kootl will and personal regard. The friend ships formel i -hall always chorish and 1 wish to bear witness lei lite uniform courtes.v, kindness and consideration manifested toward me during tho dis cliaiKC of my official duties. It would have been a pleasure to me to have con-tinne-ed in this service had I not had other aspirations which I trust will lead to a fie ld of larser activity and furnish greater opportunities for usefulness and develop ment. Having announced my candidacy for Congrcs-.. and being so thoroughl.v rnllsted with nv. friends in the amp, I cannot not with f.lrncss to them or tn myself renounce my endidac. And while I am aware that I am relinquish ing a certain thing for an uncrrtalntv I have no hesitancj whatever in taklnj: this step. I have tendered my resignation to the comptroller of the currency, and have assured him that 1 had no disposition to violate any of thr- rule of the office, and that 1 was In enUre Ignorance of any order which forbids a candidacy for an office on the part of a national bank examiner. 1 havo now nearly completed the cir cuit of banks, there being but five re malnlng for examination. My work is entirely up to date, and 1 have no rea son to believe that my services have been otherwise than ncreptablo to tho department during the eight years that 1 have served ns examiner. It has been mv ambition f'"" " Kood many years. ,il ih,. piop..!- time, In lie cejlll.e u member of Cuuirr.-xH. I be lieve this aiiibitliiii l( an entirely InutluMe line, and b.ellev hit;' lhal tlie-r was mi reason eliher on account of my li'l(IK e X tl II I i III 4 or nlhel Wise why I should not milk,, a contest at this lime, I decided to clu luirlng the mi-elitiK of Hi.- SI. H n- venllnn at llut-iin,-ton the latter dnvs of April. I tool oeiaslon to My to Mr. Forter l ha t -,ould b a ttndldate tEalnst him for Conyr I" two y'lrs. OLD BEE HIVE Some Exceptional Values In Misses' and Juniors Tailored Skirts strongly and will WCIllllPie llio lmrcl tisane, incident to t ravelin1.' Trunks. frori Bound. .la punned Irimminas w i t li rollers in hottom. IM inch. $5.00. ;W inch. $5.50. inch size.. ..$4.50 to $12.50 ,. .$3.75 to $12.50 J and that I was very pt to be a candi date against him at tins time He iisked me with some Impatient c wheth er I desired to resign my offie e as nat ional bank examiner Sulesceiucnt lo thii time l had learned from different sources through his friends that should I enter the race he would have my r,lgnation ns national bank (vamni'i This matter vras fully .Ilseusseci be tween mjself and my friends, hut not being aware of ,,ny reason which made the seeking of a higher office in.on- .'..-iv nt.ii mr, .luuf c or ine pnsmon which I hold, we wer-- of the opinion mat mv onteml relations would not in nnv sens,. Interfere with a eanclldae- for Congress, and we eherlhec the belief that lli fllr-.i t ln l vvoi.i. j ton would not promp an oreler look ing to my resignation. The letter tn me -as the lirst Inti mation from the department that a j candidacy for nn office or aetlvlt.v in I politics was Inconsistent with my du ties; ncer did I know at that time that an.v bank examiner had been re moved because of participation in pol itics. Tills information was ronve.ved in a letter dated nt Mldc'lohurv May 1', 1!'0, published in the Free l'ress May 1. inos, and came from some other source than from m.vself i as sume from Washington. The letter IndUntes great familiarity with the workings of the comptroller's office. I am aware that the order has its de cided advantages. It must represent the spirit which prevails In all departments of tho government .evjf.e, and if It ap plies lo me as a national hank examiner It must apply to all officials in the post al service. In the customs service, m the pension department, and In other execu tive departments generally. This. of course, removes the oossibltlt.v of the participation in the canvass which is now on by an.v federal office holders I remind vou again that my resigna tion mean the "-everlng of ties many and tende-r and the parting with manv friends at once." Rut j believe vou will agrer with me that under the elreiim stanoes of the ease there ec nn other course for me to pursue. Believe me, rIUi great personal es teem, Vnurs v-erv trulv. rRANK I.. FISH. nni'l.Y OK H O. CARPHXTK.R. Rutland, May 3 19HS. Hon, K. 1,. Fish, I Verzrnnes, Vt. 1 My dear Mr. Fish: I learn with great regret from your letter of this data that you expect soon to leave your iosltlon as bank examiner, una I know that in speaking for myself, I volcte the sentiment of the banking men throughout the Statti when I say that I your duties have always been performed coin leouslj nnd at the s,uin time cm fullv, fearlessly nnd hi a wav to coiu- j maud Ihe cuulidemv of tin- business public I The banking lialeiinty, iiiuoiu! vvhcun .volt huvee made inane, wami ileiiel. one of whom I llll.ee i,.jmh e in ioiiiiIIus' IIIV sef, will look fiu'wiuc! tn lie leiiuina tlun of your official leliillons wiih slneere tegret, and, I nm sine, will have noth Iiil' but soeel wishes for voiir eontinueel prosperllv and success-. , ery truly yourr-, 1 H. O CARrBKTER. Mm THE WEEK'S NEWS Thursday, May 14, Illsjmp Ignatius lloi-slinanti, I). 1)., I of Cpvelnij, tiled from exhaustion, I cntiscil by overwork nrul heftrt fullitre. The eml came sndiletily nwX nnct I neptotll.r. ' A fall of rock h lid rol In the IVospfet i-olllcry at Mldvnle, I'll., kllfert four mllif workers and Injurrrl tiirep olhers. I Little apparent headway ha hren ninile toward koIvIiir the mystery of the i fotirlfen deaths lhti" fur tllscnverrd on 1 the farm of Mm. Belle Ounness nrnr PortP, Inri. Nine htintlrrd stone etitters went on utrll.c at Qtilncy, Muss.. In conse quence of tho refusal of Ihe members of the Manufiirtiirrrs' association to en dorse the closed shop. Allen Oard. governor of Lan.io, Is dead the resu't of holo wounds In flirted hj Moro. t.nnuo Is a province of the Island of Mlndanuo. The positions of three secretaries publishing, district missionary nnd finanelil --whose salaries accre-rale $10,fOO, were abolished by the Amer ican Tract society. TIip I'nlled Stairs senate passed without nmeiidnipni Ihe house bill re storlnR the motto "In (iod We Trust" on reins of the t'nltPd Stales. The Rhode Island senate killed the bill Increasing thr salaries of Justices df the supreme and superior courts. The rerelvrr of the National Rank of North America, Now York, which was (he first of Ihe C. W. Morse banks to rinse Its doors, announces a 25 percent dividend for depositors. Friday, May 15. At thp undrnvrllrrs' annual conven tion statistics showed that the total property loss in fhr United States for lf07 was Just short of S'.'OO.OOI.fKXi. The Insurance lo.-s op the Chelsea, Mass., fire of April l' was $S.S4.ri.87n. The armored rrtilsor .Maryland was thr trophy winner in the recent target practice at Mngdalpnn bay. A drerre of absolute divorce in favor of Fritz! Schrff, the acrrpss, was crant tl at New York. She was married to Baron Von Radrlpivn In 1113. Thirty dead and 'J0O Injured Is a con servative pstimate of the fatalities caused by a tornado which swept through northwest Louisiana. Disaster overtook Wilbur and Or Tille Wripht. who have made success ful flights with rhrlr aeroplane at Kill TVrll Hill. North Carolina, for. after the jrronte.st flight ever made with a similar machine, the arroplanp was wrrrked. The cornerstone of fhr nrw SoOO.fyiO naval V. M. t '. A building, civen by John D. Rockpfeller, wa.s laid at Nor folk By the death of Mrs. Sarah (i. Bur bank, the city of Fitchburc. Mass., will shortly come into the possession of . trust fund of .VMO.OCiO for the erection and maintenance of a hospital. Jacob I.evifsky and Abraham Wol nltz. the rasmrn who were charged with arson in connection with the Chel sea, Mass., fipp of April 12, were re leaspd, no probable cause being found against them. The Democrats of Minnesota formal ly endorsed (iovprnor Johnson as a presidential candidate and at the same time, by a votr of 772 to 166, refiispd to dtclarr in favor Bryan as a Bpcond choice. Saturday, May 16. Identification was rnadp of the piece of jjwbonr tnkrn from the ruins of the fJunnrss farmhouse as a portion of Mrs. BoIIp Giinness' sktill. Thp Socialists in natloiral eonrention nominated Kucene V. Debs for presi dent and Benjamin Hanford for vice president. Hiiro Cuhornen died at Wlnsted. Conn., from hydrophobia. The nature of his Illness was not known until an autopsy had hern held. The efforts of the smdrnts of Swarth more rollegr to induer thr faculty to re consider its action in abundoninu Intrr collrjfiatr football contests have proved futile. Hear Admiral Spprry has assumed com ma nil of thr stronsrest force of first class fighting ships as.srmbled in the history of the nation. As a result of rrcent naval disistrrs the British admiralty has issued orders suspending nil night maneuvers by naval vessels until furthpr notice. The first conference of the governors of the states of the American I'nion has ended, but time Is nrrdrd to reveal the epoch whirh the president and the gov ernors believe has bpc-n begun. The right of Presidpnt I!oo-evelt summarily to dlmi.- a negro soldipr of the Twenty-Fifth infantry for alleged participation In thp riot at Brownsville, Tex., was sustained in thp I'nited States district court at New York. Two Italians, l-'erdinando di Rlhasso and ("Juispppe A. Zeceolo, ehargpd wi(h murder, pleaded guilty at Cambridge, Mass., of murder In Hip second decree. Ill Rlhasso killed hl wife, while Zec eolo killed a boy. Sunday, May 17. King Manuel's attachment for the young daughtrr of a lady in-waltinc lo Quren AihpIp ihrratnis lo disrupt the matrimonial plan which arc being marir for him by Portugal's royal matchniiikrrs. An nuthreak of cholera has compelled thr withdrawal of nrarly all then bite troops with (irneral WHIrock's first column in India into the c holera ramp. Advices from thr new naval hospit.il at Tort Lyon, Col., confirm thr promis ing report regarding tho results of treating tuberculosis by thp use of mer cury. The I,a Porte, Intl., county council appropriated .?!)fiOfi for the use of offi cers In endeavoring to solve the mys tery surrounding thr mui'deis commit ted on the farm of Mrs. Belle niinnesn. Although It was believed William II. Sharpr of I.aronla. X. II., had died some time ago and the body was burled in the Shnrpe family lot on March 'M, the read body of Sharpe has Just been found rtnatinn In tbe Wlnnepe.iauUf e river at I.ucuniit ' IVtttr Hoiiiguur. tl.'S ears old, arch llshup ur Santa Fe, dlrcl at Chicago vt lieart dNcuM'. I nitt'd .Stale .Senator lliin'uyvj. 'f .Michigan has lieeii iclectcd tu tin tttlli Lnii-iiry chalriiiait of I lie iKitlmial Hcpiib 7iii it coinftilliin, which incptu In Chi cago Jllltc Hi. There Is a growjnc movement in fa ror of iirglnc the name of fjoveruor Guild o( Massachusetts m the New Mngland cu ml I tin t c for second place on the liepnbllcan rintJoiiitl ticket Monday, May 18. fieneral "gy, coiiiiiiaiiclrr of the French forces In Algeria, rrsrts that he occupied Bnudenlb, the stronghold of Malal Ilitssen, after vigorously slie.l. Ing the Arabs. The rrrent warning io intending emi grant.". Issued by the Hungarian gov ernment, that the economic situation in America hail not shown Midir-lent im provement to give prospect of oblait. Ing work, fulled to check the outflow from that country. Hrnr.v Fur man, thr Kticllh aero naut, snyv. with reference lo hn chal lenge to thr Wright brothers, the Amer ican .irron.-iuis, that hr will provldn $,V)00 for tile match and more If re quired. Harry K. Thaw's plea for his relons from Matteawan insane asylum p-ob-ably will he decided by Judge Mors ehausrr on May 2e. The Atlantic (loot of halt!eshep sailed from San Francisco for Ptigei sound. Arthur I. orys. manager of thr Taft canvass for presidential nomination, says that tho nomination of Taft on first ballot of I hp convention Is a forp. gone conclusion. Governor Haskell of Oklahoma has vetoed the antl-trtHt bill. The seriate sustained the veto. Haskell said that the bill was so Mrfngont that It would drivr honest conrtTtis out of husinrs-s Speed and strrngth In the tra !: evrnts enabled Yale to defeat Harvard In their nnnual dual games by a score of CO l-,-i to 4,", 4-r, points. Tuesday, May 19, Hugh Tolantl. thrnetor. died sudden ly nt (lermantovvn, a Phliade.phia suburb. Hp was ;l't j ears old Oscar L. Nelson, John J. Kil'ianand Georgr F. Uiltnore were given life sen tences for the murder of Dniggis Charles K. Btislier of S'timervi'ie, Mae. Tammany Hall will bo renrorn'rei at the Drmorr.uir national con rrt u at Denvrr by a delegation r-,t) strong Alton B. Parker, thr president's' candidate for thr I)rmtcratlt party in Jf04. was fldmitted to practice befo- the supreme court of thr Fnlteil Statrs An Involuntary petition in Ivank ruptoy was tiled against Hip I.eech burg Banking company of lyceehburg, Pa., a large private banking Iristifimon C. F. Patterson was appointed re ceiver foe- f'arothers it Co., one of th largest brokerage firms p Pltt.sburs Autopsies on vovrn unidrutlfied bod ies exhumed from Mrs Role Gtm ness' private hnrial ground were com pleted at I,a Pone. Ind . and they re. vealed the fart that one of the seven was a female. Hope for schooner J. TT Chaffee, which sailed from Perth Amboy, N J. for Boston April 0 with five men on board, has been abandoned. Steamer Kmnprinz Wilhrlm. which sailed from N"w York for Cherbourg and Bremen, carried Ss.r.reO.OOO in gold The health of Former President firo ver Cleveland has improved to such an extent that his doctors have entrusted the care of Cleveland wholly to hisfam lly. Thp passage In- tho house of the gen eral deilclrjicy appropriation hill, carry lng an appropriation of ."S17RS,572, completed the last of the grrat sopply measure of the government. Mae C Wood, testifying in her sul' for absolute divorce from I'nited States Senator Thomas C. Piatt. .isortrri Mm she wa secretly man'ieei to Piatt on Xot. n, IflOl. Wednesday, May 20. Former President Crovrr Cleveland shows steady improvement, ac -nrdtng to a statement Issued for Mrs Clrve latitl. A verdin in favor of Professor Philippe P.. Marron. recently of H.ir varri uiUM'i-sit.v . vv.i1- brought in by a jury In the .2.efiH breach of prome suit brought i'gaiHst him by Miss Anr(e Manlry. ;i Bntnu uegrrss. Rioting becaitit' serious in tin street railway slrike at Cleveland. A 4-year old girl wa.s run over and had her head severed by a car oar.iirtl by an inr.x peripnerd niolonnari. Thr motorman would hare been lynched had he not turned on full speed and escaped. Arrested on complaint;; al.pging that during the past two ypitrs he had tip frautled New Kngland farmers ont of the proceeds from thr sale of $100,000 worth of apples, Waller Ml!l was locked up in New York. A fatnilv esiraiigcmrnt culminated in thr murder of I .'corse F. S'erry, a New York millionaire drug reporter by his son. (iecrgi K, Strrry. Jr. and 'lie suicide of the hitter. Thr clriermitn Hon tif the fathrr lo remarry led tn the tragedy. High government ofiicl.ils at Wash inslnn are alleged to have cor.splred to obtalu possession of love letters said o have been writ ton by Senator Thorn .IS C Plait to Mac C. Wood. Cciiigrcss nis-ed tlie bi'l npiiropri.it lng S1..M1".('0 for pariii-ip.iilon by the I'nited Male in the Internal ion i' expo sllion tee be heal in Tokin in 1012 John A. Martinson, a granite manu facttirrr. w.i- kilied by the fa'I of a der rlelx in hi qunri'v at Barrc. Vt F.nsland has withdrawn the con snlar rtc-iu.-nur of John II Shirley 'he consular rep-rent;itlv c of thp I'nited Statps at I 'harltittelown. I R I King Falward will spend a wpek shortly with the Hmperorand Empres of Rusla. AMERICAN KUAUtJK STAn:N.- Won. Ixiut. Tct New' York IT 3 M Philadelphia le '2 V clevolinet I'5 11 'i St I.ouls IS H SI" Chicago 13 13 .-veil Detroit 1- 13 Kit Washington 10 li ,354 Doston 3 .310 NATIONAL LEAGUE STANDING. Won Icst. Pet. Chicago .6 7 ,6!M Philadelphia 1.! 11 M2 IMttvhlirg ,i 10 Vtj Cincinnati 13 IJ ,,3J N, vv Vulk i..i:. 13 .am llo-tou 11 It .'mo SI laiilue, II IX TO Hlei. il, leu lei IS lll.'i: lll'SIXKSS "What biisinos Is Mis (iaeldic in?" "Oh. she m In f verybotly's business ' "Wholesale, oh?" "Ye.ee except when It mmri to a bit ot stindal. Phe retails that Tha Catnoljo Standard and Tiajes.