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TOR mJIUjINOTON FREE PRESS AND TIMER: THURSDAY, JANl ARY 23, ltfia.
TWO CHURCH MEETINGS.
'oiijrrrcJitliinnllnln "er Heportw nnd
Klret OBIrrrn lor .tnnllarr Tmr.
fht nnnn i -uoeting nt the College
ret i ( tin ( i was held Thuts.lny with
n ilnt.on cl tlii' following officer-.
( erk, 11 1' l'i rktns; treasurer. II. H.
T ikok hiii" i inti iiili nl nl Sunday school,
i a loblii-ii. rniilniiim if missionary
i .t..'Tiltt' , II P. Perkins, of ushering
iiiTiinH'i I'l'if. M. II. Cumnitngs. "I
in-tlook committee, V. lshnm. Mrs.
v r tlx.
l hlldri n
n in and Mrs. S. K. lktssctt I
ii menihoi-s of tin' board or
.1 tin Home for Det!t'it' j
1-1 H.ST CHIJHCH.
..i I meeting of the First Church '
Thuisduy In tin parish bous- ,
T I f
WHS III III
' '11 II till
(ullowilig officers wctu elected
irve during the; oiisuliiK ymr: Slnml- 1
ti otnmitteo. tin- Hev. .1. K C.nodrloh,
.1 an Patten, C. P. Smith. clerk
Iih.iin II Wood; assistant clerk, Mrs. I
v .1 V m Patup; troasuter. Mam I'. 1
t w ai. Jltoi. i'. F. Purlntoti. iiitii'-;
t 'Klin i Sunday si book iborgi. H i
i .. associate nupciiiiteiident. Ir
Mi m.iH S Hrown; secretary "f Suud.iv
enool Walter C. Irish. I rcusiird . ,
Arthur 8- Martin, ausillary omiimltb"
is M r Orantly. 51m. I" H' 1,11
r fiardti' r Ilrmcr, Mrs. 1". K. Jin K- .
i. n ard Mm 1'. W. Nash, numbers of I
a bnaro of mi.nnacrs of the ltoiii.
'or rr ti.t. Children. 51r. ''. I Smlti i
itrs i M flmild. The nominating rum
nlUeo 1 ' miposwl of TV. J. Van Pat ton,
IV Nb i Mi! M.iv I.'iiion, .Mr--. I . ,
T'e, v M WlHllI
Huporti ft various nffioois ar .
romttts "bowed the ihurch ti '. ,
n a pr.ti" " s londltlon. All brnuobos
i if -,e tvoin m't Hffloclutlon made solid 1
ti I,- t secretary's report show-
"liht'on in the m"mborshi!i '
i4ir Tin number of ri
. . making n. tut pain of
it. rt-litp Ii- now 7"J.'i and the
In parish miniliT SV. Tins,
ii ii-port fhnwiil Konrt pnin i
.itindanir and unrollnu nt
nl' the mf-tlni; v.i- th" tri
iti' Mary r-. Tmrcy, rum
.r. tioodrli-h. At Hs ron
n ,r( pont tiiorl for a rnoii-i nt
1 r- j i r m momory of 5IIki Tm-
Ari'itrriATKn in FnAXcis.
,-ie ' UIiolln bulldlnG:, situated on
wh.irf be. .do tho Seine river. Pa.-is.
1 ranee ira"" recently roofed with our
jmpo i- jb, r rnoflns;. Samples free.
Hror.r Harilware Co.. UurUnstoii. VL
WHAT THE HEN IS DOING.
1 etllel l-lllenls ol till- lltliltlleil
" AS ill
Street .toiirri.il .- i - -. hi
i warl on
the tab ol tile I II
tab of the ' n reads
thi adulauuv torios of tin mail who
cm life a. nn otliei- Inn ami ultimately
i came tin In ml of , plant corporation.
' .ent m-ir.-, .io tin- Indlcnant fa-m'r
T io . Ititibul the hell out of lis onton
1 d.s ! nouin id her as an unmlMa.'te'i
l -lai. r - To-day she rivals the dalr'
w o nioortaif-i-, and nothing on the
e rni I too -ood fur her,
' ii I-, tlRtin s pattlv explain this
i an?r in i ntinn nt. The total value of
jiiultry urod-n ts In If"!1 is Riven .it
luu.ooo an lncii ase of 81 per cent. In a
decade. l!ut the eoiiMis bureau takes
pains to explain that the returns were
' omplete and the valuation an undir
st'mate Benibofrtclal and private cs
tts h ivi iil.ienl the total value for
j-'or Infants and Children,
The Kind You Have Always Bought
I he Tree l'rei mill Other I'ei-luilli iil-i
nl l.in Itnles to llin- .Mldres.
l-'KKi; I'JIKSri e,m 1 i-
el iit.lintl',1, with iithi-r I, adini;
loo it lo, i.itrj.. To previ nt un-
e- ii -i.n rpiiidenee we will state
' i "'in--' rlpt lie. 'us .ir ciiii
v i ii." "f aildri -s ,i" iiia
'V '1 'is; it eipi ,,f t h, ,, i,
(full I' 1 mini he .fill rlir.-. I ' i.
. fit ' 'I'lt pel iiHn.
' ii : jii;i; i'i:i:s.s ami ji,
' the foUo'iitiR ivtiionleals will bo win
r.ny oik- ndd-e-oi In tha Unllrd .States
f one year t the prices nnno.Md:
Mnftrlriin MnRar.lne j;.in
' o s' Mas i 'ln i.7i
' feeilri-' r.H7.eH.e . 2.11
'edonian iSl. .lohiinhury 2i
' jlle 'i ws (New Yorkl IM
-rri--- n'll in . . '.in
rt'Ti i-ftioM 'list ami ("hrlsttn-i
i lldrrn'ii MiiRazlna mow)
i intr '.. In America
I Je irnai (Two years)
i , .n - ml J'lriKldc
1 'I nn I 'emit r
Um n ind tianlener
rder V i7.lno
id 1 bjusekeepliiR
, 1 a ir . . ,
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billed I! be
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I trop' 'i n .Magazine ,
Ilrror arid Partner
ilndi i d prts 1 1 In
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atlon.il Magazirio ..
w York Tribune Parmer
New York World 13 times a weekb.
New England Parmer
i a hi. i. l'l iMtnin (Now York).,..
, i e lji..-biiiiilty
H'i.1' W "F lb views
Ki r i Ni orkrr v
I nt flc Atiiericaii
s rl t. r
. i Ni' 1 ..'.is
. a !' T ilk
i nan - Home I'ompaulun i.D)
i orhl .- 'A m k
. f 1 1. ih no ptihllcutliin e.Ncept in
iii t' in with n subscription to the
I l K l'ltl'HS.
' .r ' ig list in-In. lea all papeis
ml hi" ..miies iiubllshed. Uny those
hi. t fii'i n iiiiv linked for urc prlntfd in
ok. .1st, M i.thirs liny be bad on appll-
l 4 Ion
siiibsciibeis may hae moru than onu
ner from this clubbing list. Alwnys
I a 'tiiiiii, i"i- i ply when in kin"
I hi 'S T.. do I! tlii-, worl- at no
i , io a ioU.it- i ' l1'
Sloan's Liniment is a quick
nnd reliable remedy for lame
ness in horses and other farm
"Slo.m'1 l.Inlment BOrpan any
thing on earth tor Umcnrpg In homp
and other lior'o ailments. I would
not lecl without It In iny (table."
432 'Vcl Wth St., Now York. City.
Good for Swellmc and Abiceta.
Mic. II. 5I Oniiii.of Lawrnnce, Kan.,
Il.P 11., No. 3,wrltos: " I had r maro
with an .ilncesa on hir nck and one
U.K. Nittlsof Sloan's I.liihiiont -ntlrdv
cured lmr. I Veep It all thu tlin for
Calls ami mallnotllnc9 ami f or o t ory.
thing about tbo clock.1'
is a quick and safe remedy
for hog cholera.
Governor of Georgia met
Sloan'a Liniment for Hot Cholera.
' f heard Our. Ilrown (whol qultea
farmer) say that hn had never lofft a
ling from cholera and that hi? remedy
HhfuT wan a tablespoonful of Rloan'H
1 inhnent In a gallon nf t,(pf HerreaH
ltii thodoo na thn nnlm.il Improved.
l.-i;t month Gov. Drown mid mviielf
were at the Acrleiiltural Collece
building and In I lie illjriiMlon of the
rava(.'e of thn dlseane, (lor. Ilrown
gave tbo remedy named a unfailing."
Savansaii Daii.v Nr.ws.
At All Drnlrrn. SI5r.,B0c S1.00.
Slen lloolt on lfnrs, Oallle,
llogRaad Poultry ent free.
Address Dr. Earl 8. Sloan, Bolton,
1?12 nt titiwards of Jwi.OOa.CO, and
douiitedb this Is a t.ilr approximation
A cotiiiiarlson of tills output with t'e
valuation placed on the dlffeient cioin
ut 191 bv the department of aRrtc.ul-1,.
will show the hen In no InslRnlflca nt
lislit Tho bay crop U worth only .seven
per ent. more. The country Is proud "f
tho li!p wheat crop, yet liidrfy can carH
in dcrbdon at the wheat, rye and potatoes
inihlned, for all of them together are
worth but a paltry JTM.Oin.fioa. Woigh the
oats, barley, buekwheat, tobacco, flax
seed and rice against her. and It would
still be necessary to throw In the silver
mined last year to balance tho scales
.Siiim railroads have dlflleulty in oarnltiR
tliolr dividend renulre nieiits. while othen
Imp- neer paid any. Yet this willing lit
tle worker luiild p.iv a five per rent, div
idend on the tu t capitalization of all the
railroads of the country nnd still have
eiiouRh left to displace her aluminum
leg-bands with anklets made from all
the gold mined In the I 'tilted States Inst
year. Or, If she fancied roIi nest orrs.
In seven months' time she could pur
chase the world' production of gold for
the whole ear.
Scientific methods have relieved tho hen
from all domestic duties. She Is not oven
CNpictcd once to look into tho nursery
to see how the broilers are coming on.
She i now an animated egg machine.
r.iTifnl breeding nnd better tinderstand-
i Inc of how to manage her have Inereiisi
11 i ire enpiicltv from an averages of b'1
a ear to ;ii, .mil ,nn In some in
I -i in es to 210 per annum, while the time
j f"i maturity of a table bird haa been
' ! iteiiallv shoi ti ned.
Vgrloulturnl schools ale giving attcn.
I I "ti to thn subject, from hatching the
il-li to marketlnc the product. Th" in
'lii-try is passing Into the hands of train
ed xports who make It a science and
r yielding them large returns. Some
lav when swords are beaten Into blades
for reapers, the hen will take the place
". that unprodU'-tlve emblem of nnis
patriotism, the eagle liven Ilenjamln
1 'lanklln's selection, tho turkey, would
have been better.
Ilrnn's II heiilimele I'llla for Hheuma
tisrn ami NeuralKia. K.itlrcly vege
ii;mi.(".ti:ii put toi.
il-'nuii llnrper Weekly)
'i .itt-mpt I-- being inaili. Ill OcnnapV
to j'uvh the 6,ixyM tons of potatoes lost
unnuHly In that country through lack of
Immediate market by desiccating, or dry
Iiir the veRetahle, so that It may be pre
served In .n-iible torm.
Pressure Is used to withdraw the bull;
of i he water from tin potato, and urti
licl.il heat drlts the resulting "meal."
This meal bus one-iuarter of the original
weight and occupies one-i lglith the spac
It tanio, nnd smells soir.eWi.nl like notvly
miide bread. It may be used or kept In
this condition for i onslderable periods.
Pressed into cakes, !) )s used for anlmnl
mod. In practice thn e and i lRlit-tentis
dais of potatoes yield about one ton ol
potato meal, at a cost of about ffi cents
a ton. Twi lve cent, .i ton added bit
pressing makes the cost of the cake li!
i enif, which Is not high for fodder of
such finality. Chemical analysis shows
thy following percentage of food value:
Water, Hvi; fat. Ol'.lj protein, :i.T3; :ihi.
2,'1: liber, 1.71; carbohvilrati s, !-n.i. The
leMldiial llipior, after pressing, Is about
vo , r eenl. mil" .ll'lUllli-ll, Whl' ll 1mm ..
l e.'lil.S Tll.lt ki t.
prop i t
To I,et" ml may make yemr
1 1 1 1 1 n 1. 1 1 1 a t 1 y int. resting to bumu
i) t s a r po i n t i: u i . it 1 1 .
A hi allien came to thlf. land of doubt
'lo ask a hrhtiuti to help him out-
.lv f.ith'-r Is tick ami riy brothttr il rv
And my inoth'r-ln-law Is possessed of
Pray, call on your mtghty physician sa-tel
And tuk, lilm to he.il the aftllcted three.
Th- fotn'.il Cluibllnii tcalcheil bis Ib.iU
Ai.il then to the waltlnR heathen said.
Mi- father Is sick and my brother Is
And my mothcr-ln-law is possessed of
And I often piay the mighty 51aker
'In let tie devil tome and tako her.
To hetil my fulher ,ny piaycis go In h
,miiI 1 pray fur my brother still In su,
Put my father continues sick and auio
And mv Imithcr 1 worse than he was
And n iv motber-ln-lnw . I'm soijy to tell
Ik mi iiner than nlai s and ticly u.s well.
Tin n tin heathen depaited with a gioau
Ti. pray to his idols of wood ami stone
And the flirlstlnn ponderiil for an hour
I'biii .n u 1 1 1 r 1 1 "tin I'm in without tie.
Ih P. J. l.i --i i.i
I-uilii i'i iV ll, N t.
"UP THE OPEONGO."
A I'liKOhmllnK Story of mi doling by
n AVpII-Khom n Vermont Spur! Mono.
Former IMItor T M. Toliln of Hwnnton
contrlhittivi the fnllowlni; lntoif-HtlnK ar
ticle to Purest and Stream with several
llluatrntlonH hy tho author:
Y imildled Into .MiDoUKall lake, Don
nnd I, ha vim; left Srott and Comstotk,
our . ompaiilons. at tho nlltle'. whern u
utrrtili of ruphlH so KtronKly HiiKKcutrcl
brook trout that they could not bruak
iiwii from the rharin of runlilm; uatirs
without i.ist'iiK a llnr amoiiK t lit- hould
i rs While waltliiK for thom, we dropped
out th. deep trollliu: Hpoun nnd lolnurcly
Ircli d tho lower hay, and when our rom-pnnlon.-,
overtook us, thrco line walmou-
rn t were re.iib as a Biirprlao for our
.Mclioucnll Is a remarkably attractive
lltlo lake nlwiut four inlleH long and a
mllo wide, it ban several deep tuiyo, nnd
tho ploturo."Miio shores are liold, rlstni,'
to IiIkIi ek'Vatliins In many places and alt
will wooded to the water'. cdBe. Skirt
In the rlsht ahoro to about midway of
the lake we found a lino shelter hut dlau-
'ti.ilK opposite the mouth of the OpoonRO
r ver It was widl up from the shore,
with a primitive breakwater In front,
hh h the (,-overiiment ranirers had made
b. fellliiK a IiIb pine treo at the water's
oiibh. Till m onormoii.-i pine, e.itendliiR well
0 .t iiion tho lake, Its butt lostlnK securo-
1 "t the hank, and Its top branches
ur't pltut the bottom like stays, w ill servo
ir nany vr.irs breakltitc the wave; klck
i 1 oi bv n northwest wind, and for mak-
ii." i -nui; harbor ami safe laudlnK for
I'lic rnhln. rle. in, bright and Inviting
'ith spacious hunks, ciiBhlolied with bab
t un limichs. had an atmosphere of unlet
1 unit, and we gladly aoeoptcd the hos-
i . 1 1 ; t . Nearby, under tin- shadow of j
'me rinks, was a splendid spring of cold
mi ir fiotn whlcn a little stream oaottiofi
meri'h to the hike. During our many
tliiRs In AlRonaulu iark, this McDou
.ill spring whs tile clearest, coldest and
' i -t of any we found.
It whs a hutiRri crowd thai gathered
i.nind the pine table that evening, and
ade ami) with two fryliiR-pnns of s.il-
mon-tiotit. well browned with corn nual.
a lot of hot biscuit and some fr.ijr.int
We iias.-ed a few delightful davs .it this
nl.i. e, catchltiR stilmon-troitt aplenty, en
joying the comfortable fitiarters, the rest
ful seeluslon of the wilderness, and the
pbtutesiiue scenery. A thick "f Cma
fllan jays, or moose birds, noiselessly llut
tered Into our "front yatd" one morning,
with the risltiR sun, In a surprisingly
fearless and friendly manor, to Rather
up food scraps. These haidy birds are
quite common In that region. I'lt'e ran
gers and Riildes spiak of the bird as
'Whiskey John," which Is said to be a.
. ui ruptlon of tin- Indian name "Wis-ka-tjon."
it Is a handsome bird, larger than
the robin, a j-llent graceful tlyer. and tin
.lay they circled over utir heads and
tl en glided to the ground for crumbs
almost at our feet was pleasing revela
tion to us. The upper parts of tile bltd
nn- gray, d.irkesi on the wings and tail.
Pack of the head and nape of the neck
almost black: forehead, throat and neck
white with a few white tips on wings
and tall; underneath lighter gray; tail
long and plumage fluffy.
Just before sundown Don and I paddled
a cross the lake and into the west bav In
search of the mouth of Opeongo river, In
order that there might be no delay in an
i.i riy statt next morning on our Journey
lp the river to bigger waters The lakc
was like a mirror and tloodcd with a
brilliant sunset thn streamed over the
distant hilltops. When well In the hay
we saw a big eight-pronged hack on a.
stretch 'if "and beach, the fringe of thick
rollage In the background making a rare
plrtuie, a striking tepi eduction ot a
1 rlut 1 bad often .nlinlicd. Noiselessly,
with never a word, we drove the canoe
sti. light fur him. and lie stood there, not
scenting in. bead high In air, with curl
osltv manifest In poise and look. Quiet
ly we dn w nearir and nearer, and when a
few toils away, the buck turned w 11 bout
the bast show of fear and with the great
est deliberation walked back Into the
scrub brush, Then th , canoe Moated
while we ill, u-'sed the picture we had
so n. and all about a dandy cann ra we
bad left hi camp, oon we iiutk cd a
slight agitation of the foliage and the
tips of a pair of eight-pronged cutlers ap
peared among the baves. and we knew
unsatisfied , iirluslty bad drawn the own
er back. I.iMth to break the charm ot
ronlldeiii e we silently -lassed on. but as
long as W' i ould see the spot, the aut
letf appealed iWcd in the foliage.
At seven In the mottling our ennm -
be.idn) shaiplv for Opeotmo. m.r m'ltit,
.liter scveial .-eusons ut roughing It. had
narrowed down to Just thru. j. u llages
lor e.ieb canoe while traveling, with Dot
a single loose thing except the paddle.-.
In this way portages were made with no
loss of time, and we never missed an ar
ticle We have followed othcis, how
ever, over trails blazed with cat'elcs-oies",
picking up tishlng mils, .ni axe and .ill
sorts of useful and neo s.-ao things,
even to a tump Hue- Here Is our me' hod:
A waterpiuui' dullle bag holds i sni.il'
miners' Hut and two slc-plnu bags, and
Hie whole mi ui'i-d with a tump line.
Then a second package "Ot.slsts of an
Adlrond.uk pack basket Ours aie i ov
ercd with duel: ind n top cover ot the
.-.line Painted hroivn am' varnished,
the) are wnteipioof The third oacknge
to'islsIN ut 'nisccllaueoliB slntf 'n Ii as
llshltlg rods, wukle. ,m nxc, et snap
ped up In a w.itcrpiouf covering. The
second ratiuc has a duplicate uitillt. dm
pack basket contains a title of all food
supplies In dtillv use, nnd alway.s packed
on top of tin luuii w.'ih a simple cooking
kit ot two handleless frying-pans, four
aluminum plates, four punlklns, four
iheaii tin palli liom two to si quarts
that nested, knives and forks ami four
dessert .spoons. Tea and coffee we made
in thi small palls The second basket
uarrltd our itwerve supplies. Ua.belid
' ranvn hags held tf.'i, coffee, nco. Hour,
I li fact even-thing except baking powder.
I spnll caps of ' i".im and a spi daily madi
ili boy with travs holding six- pounds of
J'oo'l -Kuppj . largely a question of
appetite and tancy of the Individual, and'
an outing supply of food that suits one
person will not answer the other fellow ;
hut the following Is what our party of
lour l alien and this, with' vvli.it tlsh we
catch, entiles us through tvvo wc-ks all
right: Sl.x piiunds bacon, six pounds
pork, three pounds coffe, , one pound tea,
six pounds I utter, pi pounds flour, lo
pounds lorn meal, four pounds lice, tvvo
pounds beans, live pounds Rninulate'd
Hi)gnr, one pound baking powder, two
pounds, wiic.itcii.i, one pound salt, one
rintit'trr pound pepper, onu pound dried
peaches, two pounds prunes, 10 small
canu ci en in two cans condensed milk, two
pounds onions, a very tew potatoes, one
Itillf do.on i audio.- and a few bars sweet
At noon we were at the oll dam at tin
le,v,er end of Annie's hay, n arm of
tlreiit Opeonr.o luke. Wo met lively wa
ter all the way up, und the boys wadi-d
In some places and towed tho caneies
Where tho water wiw too deep they took
a lino from tho shore. There was a fev
short puddling strrUhes, Just onoiiBn t .
lv d JllUt b.ulUu jJii XL'; j&iaj
am well uoodi'd and the I. in ntorntliiK.
tlloilKll Miinewhnt stri ntino.- u""l
wr landed, tin- Hht rod n.-'n ilium h'ot
busy, and niih-kly secured ti i" l"'',!, "f
f ri'-cUlcil trout from Hum1 w"''
tho wator hrtaks away from th" dam In
Its niHh for llrDoiinld. Then the dinner,
fried trout and hacoii, nnd pani'iiko" Hint
ten. Could anythlnr; ! hetlrr with npiw
lltfh, tnilnoil In tin- iiilnule with inn
Pnrnlni; up the lmic narrow liy we
flopped nt nn Inter'Htlnj,' old limiW
t-Hinp, n li-rrtl llttl- vMlnsc 'i for
mer habitation of wn-rnl hundrej mn.
The ImlldliiKs nf loc limludi-d ralitim.
ofIl-e, t ook houn-s, turn bulldltiKS.
hhickji'ilth Jhops, utabb-B and tore
honsej. wholly nbandonfd several year (
I'Ko. a((iuii'iitly, and about everything i
droppeii, n the way of tool, Ju a th
rrn-n riutt work. As e roiltid'd the jwlnt
and faced the broad lake, found,
whlt-apH aplenty, and we were compelled (
to ko ushore, nnd we remained tlt-il up on
that point two nights, and u day. When i
wo llnally not away early otio morning. ;
tho lako wan ntlll pretty ruiitfh, but we
I 1., l I I. I ultr.llnr 1.11, I
I inuuc fc.li: UIIICI dllllltl 11 i l lll r.... . ,,.v
i "Hutmy Side" all right, but It took some
j careful paddling to do It OpeoiiRo kicks
, up u blit sea when the wind blows and the
1 canoeist must beware.
I Year aRu, when trappitn. was Uhm
' strlcted In the Province of Ontario, John
I Uennlson penetrated the wilderness In the
region of the "thousand lakes," nnd built
I a log ctibln on a nock of land dividing
portions of Great Opeomto lako. (Opeon-
bo Is an Indian word meanltiR narrows
' connecting two blR Iakvb Ho set hla
trapa. cleared a Itttlo land, nnd as tho
I years went b., children and Rrandehlldren
Rrew up around him When the buylns
1 seasons came, Trapper liennison followed
the blazed trails and water by-paths lead-
ins to the odse of clvllb.atlon, well lomied
with the pelts or the be-ivi-i
and the mink.
With no neighbors within .nany miles.
I except the wild animals of the woods
j Uennlson trappul on. glowing old and
gray. One day, using .1 dugout cutiue,
I he visited his numerous traps, for Opeoti
. ro is 1d mllei lone and liw many deep
bnvs. The old trapper hnd with him liU
eight.vear-old grandson who often .10
companliil Mm mi iii.i trips Nine nJles
from home, up under dark -horrs on
lilack Creek. 11 idg biar was found In
ono of the traps, and Uennlson undertook
to kill the animal with a club Just as
he hnd done In many cases in years gone
bv. Put that bear was unusually large
and fierce, and In .111 ingnardcd moment
ugly claws drew the old man Into an '
rubrae p mole vicious than the steel Jawsj
of the trap that gripped the hind leg of
the Infuriated beast. Well knowing that I
he had tended Ills last trap, Dnnnlson j
ordered his grandson to go home, and th- ,
terrified little fellow, half dead with
fright, lied to the canoe with the Here'
growls ringing In his ears, and managed j
to lltid his way back to the old log house
In a faraway section of the lake.
With the elght-vear-old guide to lead 1
them, the family made a brave attempt I
to tlnd nnd aid the old man, but darkness
of the fure.st night had blotted out head 1
lands and trails, and It was not until
the llRht of early morning had come that
tile stricken members of the Uennlson
family reached the scene. The bear was
still In the trap, alive and tierce, and 111
his embarce the lifeless form of the old
trapper. With much labor they took him
tenderly back to the clearing and laid
him to rest not far from the log house,
hewing out of pine a thick crude marker
with a peculiar-fashioned top and sur
rounding the mound with a fence ot
This Is a true .story of a wilderness 1
tragedy that hns been told to the writer '
many times by fire rangers met dining j
our annual trips to what Is now known j
as the Algonquin National park of Can
ada. During our stay at tho log shelter
hut on Opeongo lake our first visit to
that locality by the way we had a friend
ly call ono afternoon from Hlchard Owen
and William Arnott. lire rangers who
happened to he In that vicinity. When
the conversation turned to the Uennlson
tragedy, our visitors suggested that we
visit the spot where the old man was j
burled and volunteered to guldo Us to
the place a mile away. So wo tramped
up tho hillside over a winding trail among
the evergreens and birches, art', na we
wound down the slope mi the other slilu
and neareil the clearing, several deer
broke for cover as the watchful bluejnv
.sounded notes of warning.
In order that our cameras might have
full play, the rangei.- removed some of
the mils siin-unndltiR the grave, and
standing about the little Inclnsure, th..
story of t rainier Uennlson was retold sub
stantially as we had heard It many
times befut i . Tin iv Is .1 fine bit of sen
timent about the liuidftit. ai tire rang,
crs, strangers to the lb nnlsoti family
long since pone, as they pass nnd repass
In that region, seem to feel It a duty to
1 are foi the old trapper's burl.il place,
kindly hands keeping the rustic fenrc
about the plot in lep.ih' The surround
ings of that lime grae ate .mpr'ssivr
and the solitude faiilv cats into the visi
tor. The mound Is oil the dost nf .1
small (learlng which slopes gently to the
cimt. meeting lieaver biiv, fringed thickly
with poptihu trees and fnllliiR nwny to
tin- West 10 nn cvtrgrii n-llned shine.
(Her the ginve and marker u self-sown
balsam spreads its f rb ntlly branches.
While the beaver builds Its home unills.
tiirbed and munches buds and barks on
the opeotigii, .lohn In muson, the old
trapper, sleeps peaci fulh "11.
'fit v;i:im:s toi.d in hi: uh.imis.
(Prom the chkagu mnune.)
"New reporter, on his first aselRtiment,
iiieetH hold-up man: is wilting his stor..'
"Alfalr biokcn ulf . mother of the young
woman disliked the thing1- that .voting 111:111
"Angiy .lanitoi, hin.uting under com
plaints, turns mi too ni'i' h hi.it. loss s
tliuit."! at ! "
"Living skeleton tak.s d". of anti-fat
by mistake appealing. r suli "
"I'l.itlron was too hut. new gown will
cost l.iundrvman JM rind .1 customer."
'Ice not itiick .-Hough t he ": Pulmutur
arrives In time."
lll'HNI.Vr. S vNOHHtl.l..
(Kioto St Niche-Ins 1
Tn t tin t,i ,1 fiiui' 1 b.ivi 11
sluwh bun, .iiiHl iitilv a Midi Is left is
sin.- ti, .iMunish -mil uinsIH1 the spectu.
lol 'mill 1 1 learns how i" do it. Make
the ball hind anil solio in Hi" usual way
and pass Ii about among the spectators,
so Unit they may not know that the snow
Is the it nl nttlcle. When It Is leturnrd
ti von, if yuu wish, puxh 11 lump of am.
l'hoi bit,, the ball. This will nut bo no
lli'fil. as It h white, and s'me the most
curious perron will not long hold asnow
'.ill In hi- band in a watni looui- When
von rcehe p. Hub: .1 'u.il'b with a
giv I i0'r,, Ukc nn;' nth"'- diiiRbhin.
and touch Hie flame to toe amphor,
widen will but 11 until onl' a snow shell
is bft he may be bunted In .1 similar
wai. b putting the camphor between
two pleies, or among broken fragment),
In ' dish
1 "phi who hnvrt ruutic)
' d up watch lb. Pusl'ii
(ii.it H not
A S3, 000 FIR.
iKinntrn r flalldlB Made Ilnrrlr I
enpe In Mlkt Clnihtn.
"flic niiiy fire of ny tdao ttlilch hns vin-itf-fl
Iliahngton In a long time was ills.
Cfiverv-fl At 3:45 ti'clfKilt Thunalny morning
In tho wooden block at tho southwest
corner of North Wlnooskl avenue nnd
North street and resulted In the destruc
tion of property estimated to ho worth
alKitit 13,0m. The Inmates of tho building
barely tuatle their tse.tpe In their night
clothes and two were scorched by tho
Haines. The origin of the blar.0 Is not
The (lie was llrst discovered by Mrs.
Levi N'lnccnt, who lives next door, and
who was awakened by the glare of the
flumes through her window. She aroused
her husband, a pollco otllcer. who ran
out in bis pajamas and sllpperj. and went
Into the front of the building to awaken
.Miss Coia Hynn. who sleeps In tho rear
of the millinery store which sho conducts
In the middle of the building. Miss Hynn
had been nwakeined by this llmo nnd had
made her way out of her bed room and
rapped on somo water plpc.i to awaken
the proprietor of the building. Isadora
H. Plant, who, with his family, occupies
tho lloor overhead. As soon as ho saw
.Miss Uyan was snfe the policeman dash
ed across the street and sent In an ajarm
from box !.
Miss Hynn owes her escape to good for
tune ns when she was awakened tho
smoke was so dense that she had no idea
of where the door was, hut simply hap
pened to take the rlplit dlrectior and pnss
throuyh all right. She had been suffer
ing from neuralRl.i und slept with her
head covered up so that sho was not
awakened as soon as she otherwise would
have been. She had no time to Ret anv
nf her belongings together and went out
Into the .street purbed In her night clothes
A part of her hair was burned by the
Tames. The Plant family nlso hnd diffi
culty In getting out of the building nnd
.Mr. Plant had oin side ot his hair singed.
The building . ns dry as tinder and the
old wood was good fuel for the llami s
which were leiplng out of the millinery
stun; aid the giocitj store of .1 I
U.ilte on the . oilier ivhen the lire depart
ment arrived. For a time It looked as
though the building would be n total lo--Several
stream.- were put at work ant
the buildings nearby were protected. In
spite of the great amount of water used
however, it was more Ulan two I10U1.
Ii.tt r that the :lre was tailed out.
The millinery stock is .1 complete loss,
together with the tlxtutes. nnd the stock
of Walte's store Is also apparently value- I
less. Smoke and water i.iused most of
the damage to the furniture upstairs, but j
the Haines also did some bad work there
und in places went thtough the roof. The j
Uirber shop ill tile south end Is not dam-
aged to any extent nnd the .s'loetnaklng
shop of Cleorge Chandler 011 the North
streft side likewise escaped.
5Ir. Walti puts his loss at over 51,01
nnd Is Insured In the agency of '1. a.
Peek. The building and the furniture
be longing to .Mr. Plant are partially cov
ered by Insurance with If. H. Hlekok and
tin; millinery store, was insured with Pow
ell .t Marks. I
About noon the truck from station one
was e-alled out again to extinguish a I
smoldering lire In some saw dust. This j
was done without any trouble and no .
damage resulted. 1
( IIL'ltCII UNION IN VKHMOXT.
(Prom the St. Albans Messenger.)
Advocates uf church union .n ermont
would have been gratified could thev all
have listened to the Rev Pr.iser Metzper
in hU talk In thh city last evening. It Is
1. common sense question, when some
change Is being proposed, to ask, "Is It
necessary'.'" 51 r. Mctzger disposed of
thut phase of the controversy In a most
emphatic manner and he even went So
lar as to declare that church union was
tiot only necessary, If the whole benefit
of the church were to be derived in many
communities, but that It was absolutely
essential If Protestantism were to be kept
ullve In many of the smaller places.
It has been noticed along the border
counties of Vermont that French Cana
dlan have been coming across the inter
natlrnal hoi ndi'i line and purchasing
forms. They have bought In somo of the
best farms In the district, anil right
around .St. Albans this fact has teen
noted They make the farms pay, by one
way or another, mostly by good hard
work. They supplant the former Yankee
owners, who Ir, most eases were Protest
ants, and they natuially attend thi
iiureh of their birth, for which there Is
i.bsoliit l; no cause for complaint. Thnv
are Just as deilra.de citizens In every
siii.se of the word und It would b" doing
them and a greiu church organization an
Injustice to think otherwise.
Hut ir. these communities, In the llttl
village that Is the center of activity of
some thriving agricultural hlnterlanet, la
the day mine hy, Piote.stant claireVcs
bad been constructed, perhaps so many
us three or foui ilenmnlnntlons being rep-le.-ent.il
by buildings. As the former at
tendants nt these places of woiship move.
u w.i v mid aie replaced by new comers of
dli't'i'i. in belief. It n.irir.ilty icsults that
lower and fewet aitetnl these ehurnies
and there Is less Inspiration for work 011
the part of the man who li In charge.
There Is 11 complete division of effort.
Where there Is toum for only one blade
of grass, foui have sprung up, vviilch,
while It Is something grimly to bo de.
"Ircd in .111 agricultural way, Is most
l'.uinri In such religious connections .is
aie now neliig discussed. Mr. Metzger.
who effected .1 union of two 1 lutfi lies In
his home town. Handolph, Is fully jon
v lined of tin, Increase,) elHolotiey that
onu s tu n ehuich thtough the combining
of forces, and declnres that then- Is en
kirged opportunity for social service that
there never 1 ould h.lVl beep Under the old
5lr. Motzgci' was eniphntK in declaring
that In iii.niv an'l 111:1 tiv town? In Ver
mont the iiiily way to solve the problem
was by union. It will be a dlfllcult task
to bring the desired ends about because
of sentiment and sense of association
with traditions, hilt he 1. luted t'l.H edu
'.itlou might I ring It i.-oji Th. work ot
education has htvu ening on for year;,
now. .Many Vermont newspapers, among
them the .Messenger, have been In the
tleiii arguing for a 1 omblnatlon of fories
where It was si If-evidetit to anv man,
who was tree of the sentiment and sens
of association Mr. MoUkit refetied t'
that 111,11 was nwaltlng .1 nmtlnucd n-p-.nation.
.Moid Work will ho necessary, out the
e.itwe Is such a good one that It will not
he lacking. It may come from the devils
outside the church, and It may come from
the saints within. In this wotk the devi'
end the saints may Join hands and .. bur
together fur guod
Take the "direct road'' to health and
stiinglh by using Foley Kidney Pills for
Imek.iche, rheumatism, weak, nor- kid
nevs and bladder li regularities. I Such
Ingieilleiit!.- chosen for . s positive heal
ing and cuintlvo finalities Polev Kid
ney Pills aie tho best medicine you can
buy for kidney and bladder troubles.
5Ii. J. 51. 1'lndley, Lyons, Cia . sayrv. "1
took Fop , Kldtii-v Pills and the) antire
P rui.nl n. ' J w O'Solllv.in ? Church
' dLTKKjU .tlLU'J.
standard of size and quality. We take
the same pride in the production of
No good business man will put hih
name on a poor article any more than he
will on a poor check. The Bradley name
means qualit3r, and has stood for that
for fifty years. The Bradley goods are
for sale but the Bradley name cannot be
W rite u ,oday for booklet, mailed free.
The American Agricultural Chemical Co.,
Krndlcy Fertilizer Workn,
84 State Street, Boston, Mass.
FAMILY'S NARROW ESCAPE.
l.rnklng (inn .let nt lliiine nf Mr. nnil
Mrs. P. O. Ilntuiiuinit.
A leaking gas Jet nearly caused t'.m
death of .Mr. and Mrs Frank o Ilam
mon 1 and son, Frank, "f r, South
Champlaln street nnd the but. r s sis
ter and husband. 5Ir. and .Mrs Hutler.
and little hoy, Friday morning. (Jas
had been escaping probnblv all night
nnd when 5Irs. P.utler arose early In
the morning she promptly . ollapsed,
as did all tho others when they in
turn got up. -Mrs. Hutler revived
enough to get across the street nnd
Summon belli. Three nhvfcielanB Dra
Oliver N. I-.astman. E. P. Murray and
D. A. Shea, vvero hurriedly called nnd 1
worked over thn family for some time. I
5Irs. HammonJ was the most nffectej, ,
and is still confined to her bed, while
the others responded more ptomptly
to treatment The Jet "and not been '
securely turned otT, ns It was thought !
that the gas was not flowing. The
meter vva in need of another quarter
nnd It was not supposed that gas
"For the land's sake use Howkor's
Fertilizers. They enrich the earth and
those -who till It.
PHARMACY OFFICE HERE.
Chnnge In Dllleern of state Jlunril
IlrlllK .Seorrtiirj's lleiiilqiinrlers.
Vinson (i. Hcebi , who has been elected
secretary of the Vermont Stat" board of
pharmacy, will hnve his headquarters
In the .store of Wood A- Heebe at 5Ialn
and St. Paul streets, and the files and
leeords of the office will be removed from'
Ham- to the new location.
D. F. Davis of Harre, th,i former secro
taty of the board, has been chosen as
president, and K. Ci. TifcClallin of Hut
land as treasurer. The other members
of tho board are W. L. (Jokey of Hen-'
nlngton and W. P Hoot of Hr.ittlehoro.
d I'.ii i isi:n i.imtkus.
last of unclaimed letters in the liur
Ilnpton postotllce for the v. uel; ending
January K, 191,1:
.Miss M. Anna lllladeati, Pthe H.i.toi
Ploreni e A. Chaffee, Amy Cosgrif, Sarah
(lei man. Hlanche Hcon. ICillth Hamilton,
Anna Johnson, .Mary King. Hose Iportc,
5lrs. 5Hiv I'va. Mis. Iottlc Louis. Dalsv
I-oek. Mrs. . L. Mend. .Mrs. Doha
TeUet. 01. Carrie Small. M.rs Hurt Sail.-,,
A letti r to Pan from Kdlth Pnckages for
Mis. W. W. Place. .Miss .Margaret
Dohcnv and It. P. Jteck (child's set of
knife and fork).
Prank Arrhlbohl, Hubert H Hiiknip,
Paul P.assette, T. O. Hronson. Halley
Pillow Tup Co.. P. K. Hacon. Francis
Cuitls. W I. Day. Allen Kstus. II. W
Fitih. Vrnold (iregory, Paul Hamilton.
J. J. Hill, J. 11. Jordnn, Thomas Kearns,
.1. 51. 1-iNols i5i, Frank S. 5terrltt,
Charles .McKeiizIo, li D. .tther, J. 11.
51ackln-ou. Nat'l Trade Pxihango. Wm.
Nelson, Pugetie Oulmctte, Willis n.
Itobliison. U. I). Hooney, v Stevens,
.1. K Shaw, llertiu Skoletteskv
K. D. ICelley. Pmnmul Tlempobrklu,
hints poll iiot.'M:ii:i:iKHs.
Keep Foley's Honey and Tar Compound
;Wr'J- '. ,Y' .. y"1 '"n '""CMy
cnnT.iiiij, ii,, uliiii'.!. lie.iiFi nrrn i, .i.
liuiauit-o au HuottKca, slops me COUKh,
und :nav save a big doctor's hill. In ihn
yellow p.i' lingo J. W. O'Sulllvan.
CUM- 1. Street .,dV
The Quality of Your Stationery is to
the Letter What Clothes Are to Man
You would not approach it stranger on u business matter
in the habiliments of a tramp that would give an vufortunate
impression, both of your sagacity and the worth of your proposi
tion. How much more cnrcfully should you dress the letter
which has not the force of the spoken word to modify first im
pressions. Distinctive stationery need not necessarily be ox
pensivp let us show you how attractive even ordinary station
ery can be made by workmen who know and enro.
The Free Press Printing Co,,
tnko a certain
pride in snipping
fruit under your own
brand. You are care
ful to see that the fruit
runs up to a certain
SENT BALE OF HAY BY POST
And It Cost Only High! I enls
sour! .Inker In Vi lli, 11.
(From the Kansas c-tv j ciroa
"Hello Journal? ' said lb 1,
the long distance teiepcoi '
O. Iluglus. posttnast r I
"Yes. 5Ir. Hughes. '
".Say, do you know w 1
parcel post re'unls down r
"How'.s that. 5Ir. Hugo - '
nreaklng records. ' , '! ,
ly doing tho unheal d-o: --que
you ever dreamed "
"What was it. .Mr II
"Sent a bale nf b,i; ' 1
"Hale of hay h-a-l-e ' ).i..
bale o' hay."
"Hut er, Mr. Hugic-
"Of course It wasn ; .1
You see Fred Wh.b u-i. n
Fred is-well. l're.l h, 1. 1
of hay about 1.1 Indus .,,,
In circumference 11" 11 rrl.
a tag nnd stamp on ft, .'it
Phatinonrinle, .Mo., for . IgM
"What's that? .stir.
Well, whv not"
' 1 1
i se nt
FOUNTAIN I'HNs ,T fit PI IMlll.sS
in the 1 i.nitl th nk of
Jonah He ami .oit all
rignt. So will 'Hi 1
y on place o .r in?'
anie with tbfs aCi
Pine companies, liv
rates, best contracts
M 1 v we ,- e .v
The T. S. PECK Ins. Agancy,
I'.'sl u c Villi W.I s
' ir.' f nllefre street 1?.
Pstnli. isila. Ineorp. lOit
, ,W W .41
We tea Ii f ! gu
j more S' -cols t' .,
Lei Us Your
Frldu si. . . . .
hotels ! 'in
work l-"W st ii
THE STANDARD RUG CO.
3rn N. WlnoosUI We. MMione 1.T1D.M
Al.so.ulel, tMlho.il Pal...
i-n I fun i-ft icciu t A" . . luuiii.
1 1. J,. J. , a . .. i , , i ,VrT,iM
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"t , nil. I.. I). IlP".
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