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VOL. XXXVI. NO. 40-1916.
Still Selling Trunks
We have stimulated the trunk trcde all right.
About 2S trunks on had that are marked down
to prices that will move them quickly..!.?.!
Save Money by Buying NOW. Everything in Club Bags and Suit Cases.
We Have Too Many'THF AlIWIM"
ALLWIN $10 Carts Now $8.00.
aLLWIN $ 9 Carts Now $6.93.
Fine R si HooS.1 Carts it Reduced Prices.
! Vfl.tr Uirm Uoiihar Want it
UBIJUw It inn iisatiivi hiwwii
Lightning Fruit Jars,
"WltjtL tHo X31S Top,
Much Nicer and Easier to Wash-. Pints, Pints, Quarts
Dr. Williams' and Dr. Thatcher's Fly. Oil
Kills Flies on CpnniHSwjnJ All Kinds Arsenate
Ot LCau, Dug ucatu, i a bonus m iu,uu u
Remember we can do. your-plumbing and dojK;"
it right at lowest prices-
Two an j Three Burner Gasolene and
Perfection Blue Flame
One and Two Gallon North Pole Freezers at
$1 and $1.25. Plumbing and HarJware.
Come to Randolph Fruit Co.
For Your
ripen them by our own methods ana tney keep mc
fnr 25c and 25c a dozen.
Very Rice Pineapples and Hew California FraitjS
Macaroni and Genuine Olive
P. S.Tri i MSi of Sale's Citsap.
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Egfej i
v.: -I
s . a ..... r i.
. t 1 t .L
Best Salt Salmon, 10c lb.
A good change for the warm eaiher.
EwntWw la Protlslcns, Etc!
-..r- .imn i r r if r l
f . j
Wins Puailistio Chm Jonehip. i
1nt likninn ha tin am rill 1' I list, deci- I
vun-.', r n '
- , j i - A i:m in Ih.ip mn.
i vri v uc nivu i n jcua ....- . - - - - -
teat tot the world', heavyweight cham
pionship at Reno, Sev., July 4. It
all John.on (rotn the moment the men
rsised their guard. Jeffries, though the
heavier and more rugged iu build, lacked
in apeed, itrengtb and endurance, a. well
aa ability to withstand punishment.
Johnson was a marvel of skill, science
and power. Alter me nrsi re ruuu,
in wnlcb he worked cautiously and took
the measure of his man, the negro seemed
to toy sum nis antagonisi, nimug mm
almost at will, while Jeffries, though be
bore In, cculd not reach the other fighter
with any effect. In the whole 8gbt he
planted but one blow that counted,
body punch in the 11th. Alter tb. fifth,
when Johnsou clooed Jeff's ey. with a
bard blow, to the end be simply tore up
the while man with savage face punches
that toolt the itrewIh and pluck out of
the latter, leaving bira unable to act on
the aggressive. In the final rounds it
was clear that nothing but chance blow
could save tbe old champion. This John
sou never allowed. Iu the 15th the
darky seemed to make up bis mind that
tbe affair bad goab long euougb and be
jumped in to finish it. He caught Jeff
nitb a series of jaw blows and nppercuts
that tnsde blm sink to th. floor, with his
arms over tbe ropes. He staggered up
before the count. asisted by his seconds,
but was seot down under a hail of blows.
A third time be rci, and third time his
dusky conqueror beat him to the ropes.
He was helpless and almost insensible.
He w not quite knocked out, but the
end was so apparent that his seconds gave
up for him, anJ the referee. Tex Kicard,
promoter ot the fight, awarded the fight
to Johnson. It was a clean victory for
tbe black man. Jeffries, in spite of bis
long training, "is unable to "come
back." He bad almost none of his old
power, and his endurance was gone. At
the finish he presented a sorry sight, his
lace cut up and covered with blood and
one eve closed, while Johnson was almot
iunmarksd. As a flgbt it was poor spec
ilBclf, the men being altogether un-
inatrbed. aiore miereu uwi
this mill than any before. All of the
well known figures in pugilism were in
or about tbe ring, including Corhett,
Hharkey, Hulllvan. Fitrsimmons, Bvan
and fboyinski. Th. stakea were a for
tune, ff 121, 000, of which the winner got
Rn th. loer 40 i. There was bide.
a bonus of 10,000 each to tbe fighters,
,000 tor t)a moving
icb will be abown
inson will get dVer
si.10,000 and Jeffries over f 101,000 In all.
tl. ..ki .Mn he to nun neoDle. includ-
l UC B " I mm ' -
ing 1500 women, and tbe admisions were
over 150,000. The betting odds favored
Jeffries at 10 to 8. It is considered likely
that this wilt be ths last big fight; first,
because Nevada is the only state that will
now permit am-b mills, and may soon
slop them; second, because few white
men will challenge a negro. Tbe victory
of th. negro resulted In clasbee between
tbe rices and several deaths in various
The Big Fellows In Politics.
President Taft and ei-Preaident Roose
velt met at Beverly, Mas., last week fcr
s abort friendly chat. Their greeting
was of the warmest nature. Roosevelt
and Hughes were both guests at Harvard
commencement. Roosevelt took a bano
' in New York state politics by advising
tbe passage of the Cobb direct nomina
tions bill. Tbe organization Republi
cans, with aid of the Deraocrate, deleated
the bill, 0 to 63, in tbe Assembly. It la
likelv that Roosevelt, having taken this
I matter up, will engage actively from now
on In trving to sverthrow tb. Woodruff-narnee-Wadswortb
machine, Roosevelt
I has announced his support of Poindexter
'. uminr nf Washington, thus taking
..j. Nrcrctarv Hallinger in tbe
controversy affecting him. Bellinger de
clares be wilt not retire from the cabinet,
and Taft seems to sustain him still.
Death of Chief Juatics Fuller.
rhi.IJu.tice Melville W. Fuller of the
ai cm innrnint court died suaaen-
onexpectedly of heart failure at his
ime at Bar Haroor, .tie..
In.r He was in his Tstb year. He bd
been for Ti years cniei jusnrc '
preme court, to which place be was ap
pointed by President Cleveland. At tht
h. ... hut mr little known, and
there was strong objection to his con
firmation in th. Senate, Hie record on
tbe supreme bench has been in every way
creditable. It is generally expected that
Governor Hughes of New York, lately
named for the bencb, will be appointed
chief justice, and some other person
named in his place.
Down bo Rsilrosd Rates.
The interstate commerce commission
bas made sweepinf decisiona in the case
ofuianv couipisints from citiea in the
Far West of excessive freight rales.
Tm.u are ordered cut down in many in
stances. It hss been customary for the
railroads to charge tne mrouga r.i .
the coast and then aaa in. '-i
hen the goods nere aisenargea iu
Harvsrd's Csramen Best Yals.
Harvard's oarsmen made aimot a clean
sweep against Yale in their annual re
gatta at New London Tbur-da Her
vsr-.ty crew led by four lengths, ber
freshmen ei,;M rj three lengths. br vsr
,tv tour bv four, while Yale only got the
freshman four race. Sixty thousand peo
ple saw the races.
Death in Heed-on Collision.
Ins bead-on collision between a pas
senger train running 50 mile, an hour
and a freight, due to s misunderstanding
ofo-der, at Middletown, O.. Tuesday,
nineteen were killed outright, tbre. prob
ably fatally injured and balfs down seri
ously Injured.
An automobile party from Earre toolt
dinner .-t the Randolph House July 4.
Mr. d Mrs. BenJ. Bakerof Provi-
dence, R. I., sr. guest, st the Msplewood.
A .even and one-half pound daughter
M born to Mr. and Mr.. Eugene Sum-
w -
Rinh Tjimh hud his W burned quit
badlv bv the explosion of firecracker
Mh Fourth.
Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Wise of Derby ar
rived June 30 at tbs Randolph Houis to
spend a month.
Mr. and Mrs. Frerl W. Hodge, of Den
ver, Col., are vl.ltin .his parents, Mr.
sad Mrs. C. L. Hodges.
i Florence Tarbell of Springfield,
fa and Uisa Eaton of Boston sre;
- -- ,,
Kt. he ommer
Miss Dorothy David went to Middle-
town, Conn., last Mopdsy to visit in tne
family of Rev. George B. Gilbert.
Tb. Ladies' Aid of tbe Federated
church will hold s lawn party on tbe
Normal campus Wednesday evening, July
Miss Orac Stone 1. taking her summer
vacation from her New ' York teaching
and i. with her mother at tb. Maple
wood. Mrs. Josephine Hodges Sbortleff and
infant daughter returpad borne from th.
eanatorium yesterday. Mrs. Sburtleff has
s nurse. .
Mrs. Rice of Barro and Mr. MeNeal and
family of Lehanon, N. H., were guests at
Oeorge H. Temple's over Sunday. Toe
McNeals came by suto.
Mrs. Ellen Whitoomb of Vershire nd
Mrs. Eliza Fargo Davis ft Bolou, Me.,
were guests of Mi M. E. Fargo last
week Wednesday and Thursday.
Miss Bessie Holden started for Boston
to meet Miss Nic hole, from thenee they
expect to go to New York to attend a
summer school at .w York university.
C L. Hodges and F. T. Ball from here
were delegate, to atat. convention last
week and attended, end S. L. Boyden
and H. A. Alleu attended the district
convention, both at Montpelier.
Prof. C. H. Morrill, who has been at
his cottage at Silver lake in Franklin,
stopped her. over night lat week on bis
way to visit his parents in Massachusetts.
He will go from thereto Burlington to
assist in tb. summer echool there.
Tbe additional guests at tbe Old Home
stead irs Mrs. M. B. Benton. Mrs. 1. K.
Benton and Mis. Ruth Benton of Provl
deDce, R. I., Mr. snd Mrs. C t. Chap
man and Misa Helen riieouwo of New
York city, Misa Mary Cole and friend of
Dedbam, Mass.
Lester Wbeelock was married last Sun
day tvening to Nelll. Rising by Rev.
Fraser Mettger. Both are of Tunbridge.
Miaa Rising Is sister ot Mr.. Pearl
Clough. Leeter Wbeeloelf snd Leslie
Wheelock, with tbir wive., spent tbe
Fourth with Pesrl Clough aud family.
There were mors than twenty summer
guests here bnfore the Fourth and this
week they are coming every day. It
looks as tbongb tbe boarding houses will
be pretty well filled this week but there
will be room for more, as the residents
own their bouse, to tb. .weltering city
Tb. school In Dist. No. 18 closed batur-
day, July 2. Tot.l enrollment, 11; aver
age attendance, 10 aa-m. m umuiu
pupils were without an absent mark dur
ing th. term: Clarence Robinson, Alice
Robinson, Ins Kobinon, Nellie Blaisdell,
Leslie Mors.. Harry Clark missed only
on. half day. Rena G. Mors. wa.
Wilbur L. Page died of pneumonia at
his sister's home in Westhoro, Mass., last
Thursday. The funeral . services were
held at Esse Center, Vt.. his former
borne, last Saturday. Mr. Page was for-tv-two
year, old snd had worked about
here for several years. Some years ago be
Injured his left snkle and be had always
been lame while here and of late had been
growing worse. His sister came bere last
March and found him so badly oil that
she took blin home with her and bis leg
was amputated Inst btloT toe Kuee, in
I Unttnn. Hh cits him good c re and be
recovered from tbe operation. About
two weeks ago be was tak.o with pneu
monia, of which be died aa before stated,
u.... hmthvr of L. B. Pag. of thia
town, who with his wife attended the
funeral. He ia also survived by bis fath
er and two other brother..
Mrs. Ray Walbridge aud two children
.pent tb. Fourth at F. C. Cone's.
Mrs. Augusts Burrell ia visiting in
Manchester, N. II., for lew davs.
Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Fletcher returned
home last Thursday from their visit.
Miss Eleanor Fitts was in Randolph
last week to have her t.mslls removed.
The Orange meeting Friday evening
will be held at C. H. Farr'a, s lawn
Mrs. F. A. Parker Is caring for ber
mother again thia week who ia very ill in
Miss Margaret Taft ent to Windsor to
atay with ber sunt, Mrs. Hoy Huse, for s
week or two.
Mrs. A. M. Cone returned home last
week, her daughter and Infant son com
ing witb her.
Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Downing and two
children spent tbe rourxn wu
children spent tbe Fourth witb their par-
entii Mr. and Mrs. C. II. leu
.. I
Haturdsv to spend tbe
Foortt with hia prrnts and returned to
Windsor witb his fstniiy Wednesdsy.
Mr. and Mrs. Joel Whiting are In New
Hampshire visiting his sons and to re-cei.-e
trestment, ss be is in feeMe health.
Mr. snd Mrs. Will l'ickinson sod three
children from Vers hire .pent th Fourth
with tbeir parents, Mr. snd Mrs. V. E.
Ssrgent. '
Whan In Debt, Insure.
Insure when free from debt. If rich,
insure, it's so easy. If poor, insure snd
be easy. Insurance mskes reel eslste oat
of castles ia tbe sir. Nstiooel Life In
surance Co., Montpelier, Vt. (Mutssli.
a 8. Ballard, General Agent, Montpel
ier, Vt.
Georgia White, Local Editor.
Miss Ida Flint is borne from Boston fir
s two weeks' vacation.
Mrs. Orinda Cole has recovered from a
month', illness during which (be was
confined to tbe bad.
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Washburn, guests at
the Inn for two weeks, left Tuesday on
their return to Eataria, N. Y.
A. E. Chamberliii, watchman at Boston
city ball, for 31 year, s member of tb.
Boston police force, bas been in town ih.
past seek.
John F. Mead arrived Monday from
New England, N. Dak., after s stsy of
several months, snd will remaiu with bis
family bere until fall.
Mr. Lester A. Wheelock and Miss Nel
lie Rising, both of Tunbridge, were mar
ried at Bethany parsonage Sunday even
ing by Rev. Fraser Metzger.
Miss Mary A. Flint, a graduate trained
Durse, having headquarters at Brook line,
Mass., ia visiting ber father, Hale L.
Flint, for two or three weeka.
Mrs. P. C. Dodge expect, ber sister,
Mrs. Carlisle Cameron, and daughters,
Eunice and Elaina, to arrive fromMiane
spolii tomorrow for s week', stay.
Miss Elizabeth Campbell is st W. W.
Jones' for tbe summer vacation from
teaching at Bellows Fall., where she has
been the past tour yeara. She will return
oext ysar as principal of the grades in tbe
high school building.
Mr. aud Mrs. K. B. Harriscn and Paul
Bmith of Lebanon, N. II., and Mis. Har
rison of Virginia came by auto from Leb
anon Sunday, returning: the aam. day
witb their son, Robert Harrison, wbo
had been (pending two week, at The
Mill Oenieve Lsrason srrived borne Sat
urday, after s short trip from the acboul
sbe bad been attending in Springfield,
Mass., to Roaelle, N. J., where sbe met
the teachers ot tbe high school witb
whom sh. is to be associated in next
year', work.
H. W. Lewi, rpent last week in Ches
ter, attending s meeting of the anion
school supervisors of Vermont, such as
are held annually for their professional
profit. There sr. over fifty supervision
districts in Vermont now snd nearly all
were represented.
Dr. snd Mrs. E. O. Blanchard f re in
Montpelier for three daya where th. doc
tor Is engaged as president of the Stat.
Board of Dental Exsminers In the exam
ination of candldatea for registry. They
were accompanied on the auto trip up by
Mra. C. W. A. Putnam aud Mrs. J. H.
Sunday, as Cart, 12-yesr-old son of C.
L. Sanford, wss trying to n-.end s bsrbsd
wire fence, s horse atsodiug nearby got
tangled la the wire and in its efforts to
tree itself wound tbe boy up in th. lend
ing In such s wsy ss to bsdly lacerate one
leg and scratch him np pretty severely
elsewhere. Drs. Angell and Hayward
took him to tbe sanatorium, where
stitches were taken snd tbe wounds
dresed. The boy la atill there, as com
fortable as his condition would naturally
A very quiet wedding, In the presence
of a few near relatives only, occurred at 2
o'clock yesterday afternoon at the home
ot A. A. Priest, when Mrs. Priest', half
sister, Clara Blanche Burnham, daughter
of Mrs. France. R, Burnham, was united
in marriage to Clarence Knowlton Webb,
younger son of Lucius Webb of East
Granville. . Rev. Fraser Metrger per
formed the ceremony. The couple left at
once in Mr. Webb', suto for s ten days'
trip to the White mountains. On their
return tbey will make their home at
East Granville, where tbo groom is sso
ciated In business with hi. father. Both
the contracting parties have many friends
here wbo will wish them success and bap
pi nesa.
At tb. West Newton Street Cong'l
cburcb, Boston, July 1, recurred tbe
marriage of Elmer Leroy Tilson of Ran
dolph and Misa Ethel May Thomas, for
tbe past three season trimmer in the
millinery store of Mra. J. F. Tewksbury.
The double ring service was used. Rev.
F. R. Brickanir performed tb. ceremony.
The bride was prettily gowned in w bit.
voil. with embroidered trimming, and
as unattended. Among those in attend
ance were L. G. Tilson, and Eva M. snd
Grace M. Avery, friends of the groom.
After tbe ceremony a delightful luucb
was served by Mrs. Avery at her borne.
Tbe bride's borne was formerly at Bath,
Me. Mr. Tilson is the only son of Mrs.
hessie Tilsou Itiudgctt of I!andclj-h and
leads his district aa agent for the Metro
politan Insurance company of New York,
being included by his conipaDy in the list
ot "High clas work by high class men."
Tbe couple w ill reside In Randolph and
are receiving the congratulation, ot
NO. 10
Favor Ike thce .--rccwi ai
Village Meeting Tueaday Developed
Much of Interest to Citizens.
The special village meeting Tuosrtay
evening to consider the perennial subject
of electric lights didn't determine any
thing conclusively, nevertbeless no one
present regretted it'tending. A great deal
cf information on the matter was drawn
out during the evening
.nrl (he thru i
hours' discussion brought forth much
tbat is likely to bave an important bear
ing on tbe final disposition of tb. sub
ject. There were present C. D. Cushing,
L. M. Heath and W. a Clifford, repre
senting the White River Electric com
pany, and Firl Kiziell, manager of tbe
Consolidated Lighting company, snd
Clarence H. Senter, so sttorney, of Mont
pelier. Tbe special committee appointed to in
vestigate, O. J. Marcott, A. H. Beedle
and V. I. Spear, read their report, which
bad been circulated in printed form and
was published in these columns last
week. It embodied propositions from
tbe Bethel Power Co., the White River
Electric Co. aud the Consolidated, and
these were taken up and considered in
general and detail, one by one.
The offer of the Betbel Power Co. to
ell the generating plant below Betbel to
the villsge for fBO.OOO, or to lease it for a
term of years with privilege of buying,
waa passed over after brief consideration.
Tb. White River company made two
offer, concerning street lighting, under
one of which the village may tak. over
the present street system without cost
and tbe company will supply current for
at least 200 40-wstt lamps at 8c per k.
w. hour. Under the other, the company
will install tbe tungBten system of street
ligbta and maintain it, furnishing cur
rent tor 200 32 c. p. lamps until midnight
sod four sll night st tbe rets off 11 per
lamp per yesr; either contract to run ten
Mr. Cushing snswered various queries
propounded, snd explsined the proposi
tions, ss well ss the nsw meter rates for
private lighting. He ssld the White Riv
er company, which ia a distributing com
pauy only, with s capital stock of flfl,
000, baa a contrsct with tbe Gaysville
Power company by whom it i. supplied
witb th. current needed for lighting this
village. There ia machinery at Gavsville
for handling and converting about U0
horsepower. The water fall there ia
good, hut tbe reservoir small, and in
times of low water tbe power fails. As
reserve power for such times tbe company
has at Betbel two large steam engines of
600 horsepower. It can also couple up
with th. Bethel power plant whenever
there is s surplus there. Mr. Lusning
said that with th. saving that will follow
metering tbe service he expected to sup
ply day power end light. In .udh quanti
ty as would likely b. needed. Certain
speakers objected to abutting oft tbe
street lights at midnight, as they havt
heretofore run until tbe arrival of the
night trains at 2 o'clock. Mr. Cusbing
said that light, could b providsd until
2 If wanted, at s proportionate Increase in
rate. Or It would be possible to wire up
s certain uumbor of light, st corners snd
expoaed points tbat could ba kept on la
ter than 12. There .re now anoui zio oj
c. p. carrion street ngrun iu n.
which the village pay. f2200 per year.
By putting in the superior tungstens it is
thought 200 will suffice, which, at f 11.
would niak. Ihe cost th. same, it only
burnt till midnight.
Tbe proposition of th. Consolidated
company was explained by Manager
Kiziell. Thia company oftera to supply
Kaodolph village with electricity at Gran
iteville, the transmission tine to connect
there with the company's system, which
cover. Barre snd Montpelier, Williams
town, Watcrburv Snd Middlesex, with a
large number of power patrons in the
granite buiiness. Tbe village must pro
vide the funds to build tbe transmission
line from Graniteville to Randolph and
tbe distributing and street lighting
equipment within this village. Mr.
Kiriell estimated tbe total expense would
not exceed $35,000. From 10 to 12
was his estimate of losa In transmitting
the current over the eighteen miles. Hie
village pay. at the rat. of 5c. per k. w.
hour for tbe current, meaiured at Gran
iteville. It mav then s II to ssiatrons at
10 c, using tbe profit to -over tM dt of
maiutenanre, the expense of street light
ing or to pay construction bonds. Tbe
Consolidated will construct the lines and
install lb. svstem, if desired. Tbe Con
solidated will, if the village desires, pur
chase of tbe village the transiuision
lines, rebating on the rates paid for cur
rent for this purpose st the rate ol at
lea.t 25 per year of the collections and
raving interest on the umiuy iuvrcd by
the village. Randolph must PV for a'
minimum load of 273,750 k. w. hours per ,
year, whether used or not, at the rate i
named. The contract is for fifteen years, j
The company will provide 2t hour serv-1
ice, both light and power, in any quanti- i
y needed, and has an abundance of I
power without making any addition, to j
its generating plants now available.
Mr. Knitll said that he would give
Isnv proper guaranties as to elrciency of
service that might be desired. The villsire
would he liable for any accident', fol
lowed bv personal injury indemnities, as
I long as it retained the system. The Con
solidated does not want this contract nan
enough to put up the f 35. 000 to install
the system, though it w ill take it over and
pav interest as above. Iu all other place
( it deals directly with the consiimer and
i carries tbe current to him. He thought
I the minimum load limit was a lair est i
j male of the current ued at present. L"n-
drr this rlan Randolph could supply cur
) rent to Brooktlrld. Randolph Center and
otb-r villages if it wlhed.
I Mr. l ushing stated ttist b'l company
receives at present ahout f75iH a Vfr
aro-s from Randolph, for street and rnv- i
' ate liihting, and called attention to the
i f t tbat tbe Consolidated s minimum load
requirement, 273.750 k. w. h. at Sc.,
would mean an exwniliture of about fit.
' 000 a year. This is what the village
would have to pay, whether it could sell
that amount or not. At lc. per k. w. b.
' etiid. it would evidently mean s
i large addition to tb1. euro tbst privet
! users would bsve to pav, or tbe system
would be a losing venture.
Tbe meeting threshed th. .object ot
In sll it. phases without indicting tb.
trend of feeling and finally, on motion of .
Dr. F C. Angell, adjourned until tbe
first Wednesday in August, tor further
consideration meanwhile, when it is
probable that some definite step wilt be
taken. The investigating committee waa
continued and it was suggested tbat tbe
several companies submit an sxact form
' contract to be acted apon at tbat time.
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The conjunction of Sunday snd the
Fourth on the following dsy afforded s
two day.' vacation tbat many sojourner,
took advantage of to vi.it Randolph.
C. S. Grow of New York city wss st
Dr. L. A. Russlow's.
Mr. snd Mr.. Will Raymore snd .on
csm. from Springfield, Vt.
Roy Hum ol Windsor joined bi. family
bere, all returning with him.
Ernest Ssrgent snd fsmily motored
over from Woodsville, N. H.
Mr.. Florence Creaser snd dsughter of
Newport were st L. J. Blakely'a.
George Mann snd three children used
their (learner in coming from Dewey's
Mr. snd Mr. Harry Kent of Concord,.
N. 11., were with d. W. snd Mis. Ssdis
E. Kent.
Prof, snd Mr..- E. A. Shsw snd two
children nf Nortbfleld were st Dr. H. W.
Fred C Cbsdwick of Waterbury,
Cnun., cams Saturday, returning the first
of the week.
Mrs. F. E. Barden of Newport, N. II.,
apent tbe holiday with her cousin, Mr..
A. T. Netf. ,
Gilman a Chambcrlln took a tew days
from duty st Nsw York city to visit Ran
dolph relative..
G. W. Boyce, just back from s busineaa
trip to Missouri and Kentucky, ran up
from Maiden, Masa.
Mis. MJldred Peck of Burlington
stopped several daya witb her friend,
Misa Harel Fairbanks.
Clarence W. Hodges of Schenectady, N.
Y., Joined hi. family here Tburaday, re
maining over tbe holidav.
Mr. and M. Henry Pope and daugh
ter, Bernecs, were guests st C. B. Mann's
while returning to Springfield, Vt., from
s visit in Roxbory.
Mr. snd Mrs. Fred Buck ot Lebanon,
N. H., were at N. C. Buck'., and Mr..
Susan Gabrielle snd Mi Jessie Morgan
of Rochester at W. S. S. Buck's.
Mr. snd Mra. Edmund P. ilartiltcn ot
St. Jobnsbury csm. in s stesmer tbat Mr.
Hamilton hs. lately purchaaed. Ralph
Hamilton of tbe same place wss slso
guest of bis parents, Rev. and Mrs. J.
! J. D. Battlea of Barre wa. st bom. until
Robert M. Briggs and friend, C P. Ab
bott of Hartford, were st Mrs. G. B.
Misa Ruth Draper ot Barre waa at
home, snd entertained Mr. Whitehead of
th same city. Misa Edit h Howard, slso
cf Barre, waa In Randolph.
Use of Streets and Sidewalks.
Mr. Edltor:-
It is right that pedestrian, should havs
si most exclusive use of tbe sidVwalks and
crossings and ther. is a law which waa
made to preserve to tbem tbst right.
Law abiding citizens stem to bs st
least the majority.
Now let u. think it over.
The drivewaya in tbe village are entire
ly fit for bicycle travel.
W. are all of opinion tbat coasting on
tbe toy expresa wagona or any other vehi-'
cle comes near being a nuisance to every
body but tbe cosster, snd there is s lsw
prohihitiug tbst.
There is an element of danger in coast
ing as above snd in ridings bicycle on
tl.e sidewalks.
Tbere Is practically no element of dan
ger in the little express wagon being
drawn by the handle or s baby carriage
being pushed on tbe sidewalks.
Now let us all try to arrange this bicy
clelittle wagon buhy carriage difficul
ty as law ahidiug citizens should; parents
making proper suggestions to their chil
dren sbout th. bicycle snd the toy
wagon, snd the lsdie. with the baby car
riages, giving tbs pedestrian, s fair (bare
of the sitl.walk, and everybody willing to ,
help each other out.
And there is tbe automobile; there are
people wbo don't ow n automobiles, but
wbo have horses and bar. an equal right
to part of the atreet for horse carriages;
aud pedestriana who hava equal righta
witb tbe owners of horse and horseless
Slow down in the streets and especially
at street junctiona.
And then tbere are the chickens and
fools running at large. And about lead
ing co vs to and from psstnre. and a few
other things. There is room for us sll ia
Randolph village. Think it over, every
body, give every other body a "square
Daniel C. Woodward, Chief of Police.
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