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7Yj? LEADING LOCAL NEWSPAPER IN EASTERN AND CENTRAL VERMONT
VOI, XVI.
WEST RANDOLPH, VT., JANUARY 9, 1889.
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RECORD OF GROWTH INMATE
RIAL INTERESTS.
The Uoston Journal's Vermont cor-
wpondent gives a summary of the
trowth of the industries of tlio Plate for
tlie past year which we give below al-
must in full.
The year was not so, good for tho
tamiera as some former years but of tlio
Maple farm products there whs enough
and a surplus. The total value of ull
farin productions in IMS is estimated
K $2:1,000,000. The yeur was a good
one for the manufacturing interests.
The tariff agitation caused a decrease
in the production of woolen goods and
affected other industries to some ex
hot, baton the whole there was an in
named production during the year ov
er the previous year in several direc
tions. There was a decided growth in
murine and granite industries. The
Kstey Organ Co. of Bratileboro turned
out over 12,000 organs during the year.
The Fairbanks Scale Company of St.
Jolinsbury and the Howe Scale Co. of
Kiillund both had a prosperous year.
The sem in of IKK 7-8 was a favorable
one lor lumber operations, and the a
amunt of logs cut and lumber manufac
tured was unusually large. The want
f riuiw so far the present season lias
b-en a serious drawback in lumbering
operations. Te aggregate value of
llie product for the year 1KKK is esti
mated at 8:;;i.000,000. The assessed
valuation of t'.ie real and personal estate
i the State (Hi the 1st of dime last was
SMyiiiO.OOO. The deposits in the
Suing lianks and Trust Companies
on.Iuiie ;i0 aggregated $lb',l07,l)i7,
w increase of over 31 ,000,000 over the
previous year. The gross earnings of
railroads were haM-a-niillion above
He previous year. Iluiiding was quite
(Mnsiv.ly carried on. More than .r;0
houses were erected in the larger
wn. hleetne b'-'lit stdions weie
felt in St. Alb: -,. il- lif.rd,Hrandim.
feningtorj, St. .In' nullify and llurre
kid those towns are no w lighted by clee
rtitv. Swanton built a Byst"in of wa
xworks costing 820,000, and P.rat
tleboro bought and made free the Ilins
toll bridge. The citizens of P.el
ks Falls established a free public lib
"7 of 3G00 volumes, at a cost of four
tiuand dollars and St. Albans spent
lIO.OiK) in improvements on its public
pwk.
THE M AKHI.K INPi'STItT.
The demand lor Vermont marble the
N Tear was unusually large in all
fw of the country. M illions of dol
hrs are invested in this business and
"fe than 4000 men are employed. In
1 the niarlde quarries of the state
Mueul 6,000,000 superficial foot val
$2,000,0(1(1. The business of
'fompanies at Kutland, West Kut
iid Proctor was the besi last sea
that it has been for five years.
wal m w quarries were opened and
'itional machinery was employed for
"trying and finishing marble by the
! companies during the year. The
, ont Marble CVimpany of TrxK-tor
s a large addition 170 by K0 feet
'their finishing department, and
added U gangs of saws, 20 plan-
tld Polisllinir l.itlifta and i 1 ltihimr
their plant during the pasl lz
'aths. The Vermont Marble Ccm-
" turned out a large amount of tiu
ork last vear mi tlie j-ontraet it
fw siipj King the material for the
"and staircases for the west
.''tot theC'aiiituI at Washington.
ovitract price of the work is ? 1 98,-
1 lie Vermont Marble Company
'itra.-ted to tarnish the marble
m'w Fed.-ral building at Mont-
ii-T 'V" 'r,M,,"r'u I 'ei-ember last
'.K"d the quarry and mill property
Rutland owned bv Messrs. C.il
' M WcKsllia for ?2)b,000.
TI;E ( RAMTE ixiii-stev
had a renic.rkalile growth v.iiliin a f w
years. The production of g.-anite at
.1 : . . :.. t . w i .
i.u: iuitri'ics iu uarre, n est i Jiimniers
foil uml Hvegate has been greater eai-li
successive year for n decade. '1 he now
thriving mid industriul viila-je, of llane
has been built up entirely through the
development ot the great inouuluins ot
giiitiite withiu the limi s oi the town.
The last year witnessed a large increase
in the granite business at liarre and
Dunimci'ston. Nearly every orient the
."." granite coni;iiuies nndinny- in Ibir
re nuiile an addition to their lii ishing
sheds and increased their iiroducing ca
pacity during the. year. The shipment
ot blocks aim hnisheil work irom liarre
station was nearly .'SO per cent greater
the past year than the year previou
The figures in tons for 1KK8 are 21
117, being -Mifw greater than in 1887.
'1 he shipments from West Dummerston
were in 188 fi:JC8 tons and in 188,
llti-12 tons, an increase of J1274 tons.
J here was an increase in the amount
of granite quarried iu Kssex county.
Valuable granite quarries are being de
veloped ut llardwick. i here was an
increased production of 8000 tons dur
ing tho year. A dozen firms are carry
ing on the business ot finishing liurre
granite at Montpolier.
I'ltlVATK liKSlUKM'ES Hl'll.T.
These have been of a substantial
character, several costing upwards of
$0,00O each. It is estimated that
nearly 82,000,000 were invested in new
dwellings durinsr the year. More than
100 houses were built 'in lUirlnigton ;
in Uutland nearly as many ; .r)5 in liar
re ; 28 in lirattlcboro ; 20 in St. Al
bans ; while in Montpelier, St. Johns
bury, Iiennington, Springfield, llcllows
Falls, West Randolph, Lyndouville,
lira d ford, W ookstock, Kichford and
other towns there have been a dozen or
thereabouts each. One of the largest
and finest private residences has been
built by Col. W. Seward Webb at Shel
burn. It is located on the shore of
Lake Champlain and is iu the midst of
a park of 2OD0 acres. 1 here u re ex
tensive barns, greenhouses, anil a boat
house and dock have also been con
structed during the vcar. 1 he bouse
is 118 bv -10 feet, lluee stories high,
with broad piazzas on ail sides. The
interior is finished iu quartered oak.
mahogany and native woods.
school AM ii.l r.i;i-; lti ,i.hp;:s.
which w iij furnish the umrbl" for build-j II. G. tlotve luiill, a business Muck in
ing the i.ew jiostoliice uuif ( 'ustoin St. JuhiMiury 4') by (!) feet in s ze uml
ll'Ui-'f. ! tu o stories high. The iMiiire Savings
The Howard J.'elief of r.iirliiigioti, j iiank of i.iirie eroded a handsome hu-i-Ibroiigii
the liberality of Jliss Howard ; ness blm-k 41 by so foi t iu size and ti.ree
of I hot city, completed last vcar a hand-j stories high, i ho buildii.g is of gr .niti'
some hriek three si n-y building, with , uud cost about. 8-'t. '' The savings
ba-eiiicnt, orii.imeiiteil witli a iiian.-ar.i ! hank occiqiy one-linlf of the block, liun
roef. 'J he huildin.' co-t Sbi.Otid. An j it V A '.;rrovs (-reeled a four store brick
RESTRICTED SUFFRACF..
aiuiiMou was noole to tii.; Mary l letelicr
lloi-pitiil in uriiugtoii in ISs7-8 at a
cost of $I5,')(M'I. 'J'iie iid.liiion includes a
spacious w ard Ut) by yoi'eet in size. Tile
M. Alli ins Hospital in St. AHians was
remodeled and repaired at a cost of
fcII,t)tHi.
The new Vounjr .Men's Christian Asso
ciation liuil. Hug, erected in Iturlington
t lie past, vcar is one of the Hurst si rue-
lures n( the kind in New Kngl.uid. 'i'he
block is 1 14 by 1)5 feet ill size and fronts
Church and College streets and City
imik. Hie building Is of brick, with
.brow ii sandstone trimmings, and is four
Hones high. The remainder of Un
block in I'.uilingiou at a cost of t;!(l.l)t)j.
A three story brick budding witii bo-e
tower, was begun iu Iturlington for
lithan Allen Kngiiic Company. H will
cost S ! 1 ,0( M. The J'avilion" Hotel' ut
Montpelier was enlarged by the addition
of a fourth story. I'he increased ca
pacity of the I'aviiinn by this addition
was' 34. An elevator was put in ami
other improvements undo daring the
year. A summer resort hotel was built
ut Tyson Springs in the tow n of I'ly
mouth. 'I'he budding is three stories
high and cost about JSlt),() 0.
1 IIK UAII.UOAIIS.
Tbo r.iitriiiola of V'of-iii. mf on i. ifo.1 u i
It. is claimed that privilegesonce giv
en to a people cannot be taken mrav
without such a revolution in govern
ment as would result in its overthrow.
There is a constant M ug'.rle towards
greater freedom and a more direct pur-j 10 1u io"e 1,10 question arises 1
ing to submit to the
peojde of the Nor:
Mine test, the ti.
h should be win;,,..
to co-operale with thei.i and pl;1(.e Slf.
frage under those restriction, lJlat ouilt
to be imposed in every enlightened "ov-
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.o.,em.. xKinjitting that this
block belongs to the Association, ex-; greater degree of prosperity last "year
c-pt t'ue eorni-r store wliieh is owned by
ainue iiuntiiigtoii. the mam entrance
leading to the rooms of the Assig
nation is eight feet wide. On the
than in IssT. The gross earnings of six
ot the principal railroad companies Iu
the Statewas fneiirly $.i(Ki,(XKI more for
the. liscal year eliding Juno 30, 1K8M than
seciniu iioor is u leeeoiion room so ny .10 i tor me previous 12 uioiitiis. I he a-
feet, a reading room 30 by 30 feet, an us- mount expended by the seveial railroad
Vermont annually expend oi:i,bi!i
for ibe sniiiiort and maintenance id ber
public sen. mis. The Slate took a decid
ed step forward in the direction ot the
improvement of the common s hool sys
lem in the enactment by the Legislature
of an act "isolating to Public instruc
tion" the main feature of which is coun
ty supervi-ion of schools. I'he public
school buildings in ail the larger towns
are substantial and coniiiiodiou struc
tures. The collegiate mid academical
institutions of ermont also occupy
buildings admirably adapted for the pur
poses for w hich t Icy ere "reeled. I lur
ing the year Iskm several new schools
iiuTl academic buildings were erected in
the Male. Fuller Hall was added to
Vermont Academy at S.ixton's Iiiver at
a cost of between !t),0!Hl and bin.iMM,
the building fund being raided by the
friends of the iustitutior. The lull is
built of brick, is 12D by til) feet and three
stories iu height. It contains i-i rooms
and a chapel seating K'Kl. It is a hand
some building.
A large and handsome building w as e
rected at Ludlow for that famous Insti
tution .Mack P.iver Academy. I'he new
bid ding i one of the li'iest structures
of the kind In Vermont ana cost v
ii la ii hvilii feet iii size, with two wings
one). 13 bv 30 feet. The building is of
brick, is two stories high, with basement
and has a tall bell tower. It will accom
modate 2.'i0 pupils and has all the mod
ern improvements. The l)iiinii"g uoiu
was raised among the alumni 't the a
cademy and the citizens of Ludlow, with
the execution of r,itUJ appropriated by
One of the finest buildings ever dedi
cated to eduea'iona) tmrpose in the
State is Bishop Hopkins Hall, '!'.
Diocesan School for girls, established
during the pat year on the proerty ot
the Vermont Kpiseopal Institute ati.ock
,. .... I. ..!!...: '!!,.. l.lillillIlL' tUIld
lOIIU, Illll IIOpi.MI. i,. n ...
amounted to 840JKI0, one-halt of win. Ii
sum w as bequeatli-d by the late John 1 .
Howard, the bahuu-e being secure.. ...
subscription, llishop H.-iikius hall is
124 feet long and Hi feet wide. It is
four stories high and contains numerous
school and recitation parlors, dormito
ries and a chapel. ItiMiop nopum.
will aecomnKslate 70 students.
A uew publie school building was e
rected at West It ut land last year, at a
cost of flOJXMf. The nuihling i .
hriek and contains eight iciiis.
An Addition to the Hillings Library at
liurlington was completed lat year at a
cost ot 4J18,tXiO.
sembly room 2 by 35 feet and a room
for the hoy's branch. The front of the
third floor contains three olllce, baek of
w hich are dres-iiig rooms, lockers, baths
and a small hall 30 by 4!) feet ill size.
The Inhibition Hall is also on tills Hour,
it is to have a stage and galleries, with
an audience room seating 750 persons,
'i be fourth floor has two class rooms, a
Directors' room and a gymnasium 1'J by
57 feet, in size, extending to the roof.
The Principal's rooms w hl be finished in
oak, the rest in ash. 'i'he building will
be completed In xt vcar. 1 he cost of the
block will exceed '.U,IKH.
I'lU'Hl'H III II.I1N;S KKIX'TK.K AND
ItKI'AIIiKl).
Six new church buildings were erected
during the yeur and nearly a dozen old
houses or worship Inn! extensive repairs
made upon them. The new church ed
ifices built, were as follows: A marble
church ut Rutland, costing SlO.OiN), by
tlie L uiversalist society ; a granite church
at St. Jolinsbury, costing $50.(HXi, by the
human at holies; a wooden church at
Cambridge, costing $1,000, by the Con
greg.itionalists; a wooden church at
roultnev, costing S.I.Oilil, by the .Metho
dists; a wooden church at Kichfoid,
costing l2.f)iiil, by the Jlapli-ts and a
man i atholie church ol brick at Uar
re, costing $li),M'.M).
Among the church buddings which
were r. modeled or exten-ivelv repaired
may be menl ioited the following: The
St. A Ihuus Congregational church, w hich
was remod- led. refurnished and redeeor-
ccinpanies in the way of new steel rails
and lies, uew budges, new depots and
ol'icr permanent improvements exceed,
ed S0(UHH) during this period.
The Huston and .Maine liaiiroad began
the building of a new brick round house
st St. .lohn.-biiry with a capacity for
15 locomotives.
New passenger depots were built at
Sheldon Junction, South Uoyalton, Shel
burn, Shaftsbury and Arlington.
MISCKLI.ANKOCH KNTKUIM.'ISKS.
The Kr.ittlohoro Jelly Company began
the manufacture of apple jelly at Hrat
tleboro iu a large four i-to-y building
erected foi the purpose.
The Acme Watch Company of Mont
pelier began the manufacture of watch
keys at Montpelier employing 21) hands,
i'he Imbed States Clothes-pin Compa
ny was also established at the capital
last. year. They employ 15 men.
The Caroua Marble Company of Bran
don was organized and began the erec
tion of a new (510.000 mill in lirandon.
The year l.ssri appears to have been a
prosperous one lor the publishers of Ver
mont newspapers, many marked improve
ments having been made iu ti e oflices of
a number of the State papers. .N-veral
e-t:ihlishmenl also changed hands dur
ing the course of the year. Among the
changes iiiaih; 'n the ow nership of cer
tain papers, and additions and improve
ments made to other newspaper plants,
mav be mentioned the following: The
liellows Kails Times 'old by A. X.
Swain to Krank H. Ilrowu; form of pa-
a toiio;
it he done?
tieiputioti in the affairs of government
uuiotig civilized nations and everv point
gained is tenaciously held. At the
formation of he government in most of
the original slates the right of siilli age
was restricted by certain educational
and property qualifications. As time
pussen and most of the voters possess
ed the necessary qualilicalious these
laws passed inio disuse. At the close
of the war unrestricted suffrage, was
given to the freedmen. This was con
sidered necessary as a protect!. j o j ters w orth Considering. sav that
those just emancipated, but as the re- we are w illing to join heart and hand
suit has proved they would prcbably I iu any movement that emi be peaoeu-
trried out which shall ,mt and
ought
iow tan
oner 1 he C(,rirr.. ,,ci... i-
- oi mu l ni- ,
led States eon Wd the right of suf
f.'ge, which ai.-tiou was rulilicd by the
States separately. Cannot Congress
initiate the movement to regulate this
natter and the States ratify, lriraet.'on.
If the South feels aggrieved by lh0 eon
''"' of suffrage as they now exist,,
h't her members of Congress set iu mo
tion the machinery whieli may result in
the change that would prove ' beneficial
to the whole country. These are mat-
have been safer without it. The gov
ernment gave th-i:-! the ballot and then
neglected to protect them iu the free
use of it. The extension of suffrage to
l.Iy
1 . .
Keep tlie ballot m the hands of intelli
gent voters. We take this ground, not
because of any special regard for the.
the negro utid by degrees to those who South, but because we believe that tin
were once rebels, as well as the easy good oi the whole country demands it.
way we have of natural zing foreignei I
lied a! :. eost of sIl.olMI: the South Con- I" ' 'iiaiige,, , a qua,,.. ...
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S 1 i;.. I O'll.l I 1 11.11. I. ,11 -I..1..11II
... i. ..... I generallv improved. Ibe I
moilel..,! mu, I .vliH-iiUbeil ut. aeo-t of i'o's i in
'i.uvo: the lirattlehoro Ccngr-gat huial ' ''konp of p iper. 1 he I , ,r.v Knlerpri-e,
., ,,1,1.1. ,. ... ,i,. ,.,,,,.i,i ?.. i i power for press ad.'ed. 1 he liartmi
at an ev,., ., f"wl.(H,l: aUo I he llal.tist ! M""itor, III -ikeup
The
rriit.ir bi ii.mn;s and bknkvoi.ent in
siiti:tkns. Theonlv Fleral building in course of
enitioo at present in Vermont l the
new Pot Ollice and Court Hone at
Montpeli. r. The 'iovernment appropn
ate.1 VlAVOfHt for this, the foundation
wall of which were laid in IssS. I he
foundation is of bard hriek ami granite,
with bond stone in the pillars. About
S'tVtOd was expended last year on the
f n diti.n. The.oitractfor supplying
the material for V" l rYnthJ
the Federal building has been let to the
hureh-at l.'uilaiid, the ( ongregational
iiin-. li id Wineoski, rh'i I'.aptist chur.-h
a We-ttoiil and the liapti-t, church at
lissi-x ,!ui ct ion, all of which had exten
sive repairs.
Ill II.1UN..S Kilt I MM SI HI A I. ASK HISINKSS
rriti'i is is.
'i'he Verniout Marble Company built a
huge addition to its finishing mill at
Proctor, 'the new mill is of marble, 170
by SO feet in size, with all extension U0
b'v lill feet for storage, it is three stories
high w ith a deep basement for the ma
chinery and power. Ibe new mill Has a
capacity lor four rubber beds, 11 gangs
of saws and 2d turning and polishing
lathes. The new water power utilized
by the construction of the additional
mill is over 50!l horse power. The motor
con-Nts of two 33 inch double horizontal
wheels, with a vertical shaft 85 feet
long and 5 12 inches in diameter.
'I he Vermont Farm Machine Company
of Hollows Kails erected a new factory
on the "Island at I'.ellows Kails. The
building is of brick three stories high,
and is 355 feet long and lit) feet wide.
The first floor is for tho wood and iron
working machines. 'I'he second siory is
entirely devoted to the tin room hiiiI
painting department, and the third floor
is for storage. The ofllee is on the tirst
tloor and tit) by 'is feet ill size. T'.ie base
ment occupies a space 58 by lit) feet.
The removal of the company to its new
factory enables them to double the man
ufactured production, which Includes j
the t ooley creamers ana oilier creamery
and dairy apparatus.
A large addition was built bv J. R.
llooth to the Pioneer Shops in liurling
ton. Tho new building is 411 by KIO teet
iu size and three stories high. It is oc
cupied by the Italdwin Mauufacturing
Company, makers of the Italdwin dry air
refrigerator. M r. Booth also erected sn
ollice building for bis lumber business 30
bv 50 f.-et in size and two stones ingn.
The main part of this building is occu
pied for olhee purposes ny uu. I . .
Woodbury, manager for M. Booth. The
eost of these .improvements was about
Sio.ono.
TiieCarona Marble Company of Bran
don is erecting a fine new mill in Bran
don 109 by 95 feet In size, the null will
be equipped w ith 10 gangs of saws and
will cost eto.ooo.
Carrick Brother of St. Johnsburv have
built extensive additions to their granite
works at St. Jolinsbury, thereby dou
bling the capai-i.y of their finishing department.
Hie ran Moumain paper ohijiuhv oi
r changed ami new
folder lidded. The Bradford Opinion,
new building creeled tor olhee and tew
folder and other machinery added. Tho
lirattlelioro rinenix, paper generally nil- w ; .,, (
proveii. I lie liuriington r ree I ress,
uew we! perfecting p:essand stereotyp
ing plant add- d, alsoa uew dress and the
makeup ol the paper changed, the im
provemenls costing nearly fc'JtUHK). The
liurlington Clipper, sold by Cliper Pub
lishing Company to Fr"d X. W hitney,
and patent "in-ide" discarded. Kural
' Vcruioiitcr, consolidated with Vermont
Watchman; Watchman purehas.-d of D.
W. Dixou by Watchman Publishing
Company. The Northtiehi Xews, sold
by F. X." Whitney to K. llerry .t Co. The
Messenger and Advertiser of St. Albans,
new ten horse power g.s engine, new
Cottrill newspaper press and new Stono
nietz folder added. The Vermont Sen
try, St. Albans, purchased by F. C.
Smith, patent inside discarded, a new
dress procured and a Kendall folder add
ed. 'The Landmark, White tiiver Junc
tion, purchased by ( has. A. Jamasou of
A. A. Kaile, form and makeup of paper
changed. The Vermont. Tribune, new
folder added. The Addison County Star
started in Middlcbury by W. II. Nichols,
is a four page paper and quite a newsy
sheet. 'Toe. Sentinel was established at
Newport last year by S. C. O'Connor.
Xo Xew Kngland State has so exten
sive and so great water pow er hs Ver
mont. Much of the power furnished by
the rivers iu the state is utilized for man
ufacturing purposes, but the greater pro
portion is vet uudeveloiM'd.
Within a few years the Olcott Falls
Comnuanv has utilized the mill privileges
at Olcott Falls and established extensive
paper and pulp mills in the town of I larl
ford on the Connecticut Kiver. The falls
utilized by the company furnish 7i)O0
horse-power. The company has exten
sive pulp and paper mills and last year
made considerable of an addition to its
plant. The property of the Olcott Falls
Company represents an investment of
some $250,000. The Standard Power and
Light Manufacturing Company of Mont
pelier was organized in l.s7.
Last year the company expended s.l,
000 in extending and improving their
plant on the Winooski Kiver, making its
investment at tliis time iiO,tHKI. The com
pany has power to let for manufacturing
purposes. The power for lighting Mout
elieraiid Barre by electricity is furnish
ed by tlie Standard Power and Light
Company. The maximum the company
car. furnish at present is 30 borse-pow er.
The extension of the worksof the Ver
mont Marble Company at Proctor has
has let loose upon the country a vast
multitude of illiterate voters. Statis
tics show that they are increasing and
becoming u menace to the stability of
our government. Can the bullot be
taken away by peaceable measures from
those to whom it has once been given,
or can its exercise be so limited that in
process of time the illiterate element
shall be eliminated from a participation
in the alfairs of the government? This
is a question for the whole country. It
presses heavily upon the South where
i literacy is most prevalent. While the
negroes may be improving in the mat
ter of education it is pretty certain that
the ma jority of the negro vote is illiter
ate, and it is exceedingly irksome to
the white people to be ruled over by
those who were once their slaves and
w ho have learned little or nothing since
gaining their freedom. Hence, the at
tempts to suppress the negro vote. If
it must bo cast, they reason, then we
it it as to niilHIV it. North
ern men w ho live long in the South and
watch the movement of things, w hatev
er they may think of Southern methods
cannot utterly fail to sympathize with
them in the object to be gained. The
fact that multitudes of the whites are
as ignorant as the blacks does not mod
ify this feeling. An ignorant white
man does not wish to be ruled by an
ignorant black man. This is the dom
inant feeling and through almost a gen
eration it has found expression in vio
lence and fraud, The prospect of the
rule of a party that demands that the
constitution shall be made tonieau just
what it says, has led some in the South
hi consider the question of restricting
the ballot. Of course, tlie purpose is
to cut off a large part of the negro vote,
lint it will not do to make this a dis
tinctive issue, hence Southern men and
papers, to some extent, at least, discuss
the question upon the broadest grounds.
This must be so, for the North would
not meet them upon any other ground.
We believe that the colored meti of the
South should be required to read and
write before they can vote. We be
lieve that the sanio conditions should j
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Oeu. I'aatrna-Fr Aavnt.
i;,.ii.nvs Vulls reboot a portion of its developed a capacity of 51) horse-power.
miils. erected a uew pulp mill, built a The Belknap Water Power Company of
lai "e nw- flume anil s. i up a mammoru .lonnsoury expeimeu isrj i n.
be imposed upon the white nieti of the
South. We believe that not a man
claiming citizenship in the I'nited
States should be allowed to vote w ho
cannot read the ballot he casts, in the
English language, and write his name
so plain that election judges can essily
read it. This is one of our strongest ,
safeguards against the rule of ignorance.
So far as the South is concerned we
think this would settle many difficul
ties. It would take away excuses for
the ill treatment of the negro. It migl t
hasten the enlightenment of men of all
Easiness Cards oa 2nd Page.
a M. KICK,
DEJPTIST
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Salesmen Wanted.
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L. P. THURSTON & CO.,
Empire Nurseries,
Rochester. N. Y.
goMiia; industry iu Vermont has I -r.rmout Marble (. ompany of Proctor,
new mi ner making machine, then-hy j improving their power, which at present .... .
n, reasiiig its ..r.Mlaciug capacity lu tons has a ea,.aci.y of 450 horse-power. The who negle.1 to learn so long a.
ner dav over lf-tN"
The Wells and Richardson Company
of Burlington completed a four story
brick warehouse at a cost of $1H,(K)0.
A flour warehouse two feet long and 40
fiet w ide was built in St. Albans by the
Central "nnont Kaiiroau ana Mimieap
company has contracted to luriiisu pow
er for lighting St. Johnsburv by elec
trieitr. Foiihes.
If you receive a 4 page
nanfir this week TJlease
S?;itari,yfur "'"""-jtake it as a personal in-
i Trifri tirin to ronfiW.
the uecessity is not imposed upou them
We certainly believe ' would be safer
for the colored i.ien. And if the white
men of the South w ill accept the edu
cational qualification as the basis upon
which to adjust their political difficul
ties with the colored men and be will-
Don't Forget to Call
before you buy vour
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lowest prii-es.

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