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BAM. RE DAILY Jl 1VJ1 iDi O VOL. VII NO. I5. BABRE, VT., FBI DAY, MAY 29, 1003. PBICK, CENT. BIG DAMAGE BY FOREST FIRES hastern Vermont Still Troubled HUNDRED MEN FIGHTING IT Thousands of Acres of Timber Land in that Section Have Been Burned Over. Colebrook, N. II., May 28. The forest fire in Ferdinand, Granby and Lewis, Vt., was still raging tonight with unabated fury. The lands over which it was sweep ing are owned by George Van Dyke and the Burgess Sulphite company, whose loss is Inestimable. Thousands of acres of timber have been destroyed. A hundred men were lighting the flames. The broad stretch of flame tonight was beaded on the south toward the town of Lewis and on the north toward an un broken forest thirty miles in extent. COMPANIONS CUT OFF HIS ARM Man Would Otherwise Have Scalded to Death In Wreck. Newark, N. J., May 2'.). The east bound freight on the Pennsylvania road crashed Into a derailed freight in the low er end of the city this morning killing two laborers w ho were at work helping to re place the derailed train, injured tive oth ersjand badly scalded the engineer and fireman at the east bound train. One lab orer was caught in such a position in the wreck he had to have his arm cut off by his companions to save him from being scalded to death by steam from the wreck ed locomotive. COLONEL DE PEVSTEB-DEAD. Ko Kecnncillatlon With Ilia Oltl Father, the lienernl. rouglikfopsle, N- V., May -'O.-Colo-nel Johnston L. I'c Pcyster, only sur viving sou of General J. Watts He Peyser, lias diod at Jib country seat at TlvoIi-on-tUo-lIudsyn of cirrhosis of the liver, wiih which lie had been ailik-ted for two years. Colonel It? I'eyster ar rived Bt T'lvoli from his winter home In Washington two months ago and had been sinking fast since then. Three wivU nv'o a delegation of follow cltl- T.cm visited hi home and presented him with a medal for raising the first flag over the fallen capital of Rich mond irt 1 !.. Hi wife and three daughters were at bin bedside, but there was no recon ciliation between the colonel and his fattier, from whom he had been es tranged for many year. Colonel D Pevsier was born at Tivoli June 11 1S16. lie wan a wan of means, having Inherited the estate of his mother, who was- Estello Livingston, (laughter of John S. Livingston. S.irnlnca Ignite Drying- l l. Saratoga, N. Y.. May 2:). As a re sult of the protracted drought Sara toga lake is so low that bass can be plainly seen in the spawning beds near the shore. The potato crop will be seriously damaged unless speedily re stored by a heavy precipitation. Hay threatens to be scarce, and the ab sence of moisture is causing grass to assume an autumnal hue. Garden truck is very far from being an agri cultural success, and prices have ad vanced. Serious Strike In ltuaxia. Berlin, May 20.-The Tngebhitt says It learns that serious labor troubles hare broken out In the government of Woroneseh, Russia. The paper adds that 10,000 strikers have assemble there, threatening violence, and .the governor has asked for a large mill tary force to disperse them. The strik ers are circulating many revolutionary handbills. ' "Fish Trnt" Wlna. Buffalo, May 29. By a judgment of the supreme court entered here A Booth & Co., known ns the fish trust have won an Important ease against fish dealers who sold out to them and afterward resumed business:. Cases of a similar nature nre pending In New York, Cleveland and Detroit, and sov eral million dollars are Involved in tha litigation. . No Sew Trial For Kent. Rochester. ' X. Y., May 29, .Instil Davy has denied the application for a wrtihVnte of reasonable doubt in th case of Leland Dorr Kent, who is under sentence of twenty years In Au burn for aiding and aliening in the death of Ethel Blanche Dingle. Kent "will be taken to Auburn immediately. I.oalet'a Visit to London. Paris, May 20. It is officially an nounced that President Loubet will proceed to London between' July 18 and July 20, to return the visit of King Edward, and that he will stay there three or four days. ENGLISH PUBLIC STIRPED UP.. Commercial Campaign Againftt I uited Stale Invited . London, May 20. The Telegraph and other papers print figures and fact for the purpose ol inviting a cmuneruial eom paigo against America. Provincial pa pers, especially those of Manchester, op pose the Zollvereln project of Chamberlain and predict the end of a great career in a colossal failure. The question is exciting the public more than since the South Afri can war. TEXTILE STRIKE IS ON. ,-,DO Worker Will be Out in Philadel phia by Monday. Philadelphia, May 20. The threatened textile strike is on in the Kensington Mills district. By Monday it is expected 75, 000 strikers will be out. The employes ask for a 5.) hour week. SHAMROCK III DAMAGED. Hut Wu Able to Start Again for America Thl Morning. Glasgow, May 20. Shamrock III which was compelled to return to Lamlash Bay owing to some defect in her rigging start ed again on her journey across the Atlan tic this morning. CHICAGO'S TARS WON. Defeated the Cruler nlarhia for Benuet Cup. Nice, May 29. The sailing race today between the crews of the United States cruisers Chicago and Machias for the Gor don Bennett challenge cup resulted in a victory for the Chicago tars. CELEBRATION AT ST. PETERSBURG lU-Ceutenuary of City Observed With Oreat Ceremony. St. Petersburg, May 20. The bl-centen- nary of the founding of the city was cele brated with great ceremony today and im mense crowds tilled the streets and va rious places where the official ceremonies were held. REPAIRS TO CONSTITUTION. Topmast Carried -Away Yesterday Itelug Befitted. City Island, May 20. Constitution, which lost her topmast in the yacht race yesterday, is being retitted here today, and probably will be ready to race again tomorrow. HEARING BEFORE ODELL Yn Granting of Application to Take Moody Merrill to Hostou. New York, May 20, Gov. OdeU today rave a hearing ou the application to take Moody Merrill to Massachusetts, charged with embezzlement but reserved his deci sion, OUR LASSIE WON. Defeated the Favorite, Hammerkop, at Fpiaoiu Today. Epsom, May ro. The Oaks stakes were won today by J. B. Joels '-Cur Lassie," Hammerkop being second, Skyscraper third. Hanitnerkop was tke favorite. Mass. Keprenentrttive Dead. Fall River, Mass., May 20. State Rep resentative John Nightingale died this morning. lie was taken with neuralgia of the heart at the State House yesterday. He was 00 years old. . LEAGUE BASE BALL Pittsburg National Turned the Table on lioston. Yesterday's National League scores: At Boston, Pittsburg 7, Boston ti. At Brooklyn, Brooklyn 5, St. Louis 4. At New York, Chicago 7, New York 1. At Philadelphia, Philadelphia 0, ' Cin- cinna 8. National League M muling. Won. Lost. Pet. i Won. Lout, Pet SewYotkv'3 W JW i Boston IS Chicago & H .KM t Cincinnati 17 17 rittslxire us .o.'.i rima. 10 i'4 Brooklyn IS 17 .S14 .St. Louis M 27 .27 Yesterday American League scores: At Philadelphia, New York 5, Philadel phia 2. At Boston, Boston 5, Washington 4. At Detroit, St. Louis 7, Detroit 2. American League Standing. Won. Lost. ret. Cliicatro is 1J .two Detroit 17 14 .Ms 1'hila. 17 lil .Mil Boston lti 15 .Dili Won. I.ost. Pet. Cleveland H U St. Louis H 14 ..too New York H it! .417 Wanh'g'n 10 SI .333 SOUTH BARRE. Rev. Lucius Coburn will preach in Uni ty Temple at 10.00 a. m. and at 1 p. ni. Sunday. The Sunday school at the M. E. chapel will be held at 3 o'clock instead of 12, in the future, beginning next Sunday. EAST MONTPELIER Mrs. J. M. Willard is critically ill with pneumonia. Mrs. II. F. Townsend of Marslifield is visiting at J. H. Hooker s. J. II. Hooker Is doing the station work at Plainlield during Mr. Cutting's illness. There was a hearing last Saturday be fore the license commissioners on the ap plication of Frank Doneily for a second and third class license. Mr. Dands, Mr. Foster and Rev. N. D. uham ottered ob jections. Notice. All norsnna nwinff money to Segel & Brady, the Blue Store clothiers, will please call at the uew Union Clothing store auu settle same, when receipt will be given. Segel & Brady. TRAINS MET HEAD ON Another Accident on the Rutland Railroad SEVERAL PEOPLE INJURED Passenger and Freight Trains Came Together and Wrecked Two Cars. Vergennes, May 28. Two trains collid ed head on at this station this forenoon but fortunately without loss of life. Train No. 2d, drawn by engine 300, run by Con ductor Wright and Engineer LaFrance was on the main line unloading freight, when train No. 5", engine 207, Conductor A. F. Rock, Engineer James Sullivan, ran Into them, smashing lu the front ends of the engines, wrecking one box ear, break ing one Hat car through the middle so that it stood up like the letter V inverted aud breaking the platform and couplings on the day coach and smoker. The engines are not so badly smashed as to be ruined and the boilers and frames are not much if any damaged. The crews of both engines jumped when they saw that a collision was inevitable. LaFrance and his fireman, Harry Silloatt, being uninjured, while Engineer James Sullivan of Rutland, aud his fireman, Uos eoe Eggleston, were not so fortunate, Sul livan receiving a very severe scalp wound from six to eight inches long across the forehead and being otherwise bruised and scratched on the head and body. He was taken to the ofiiee of Mayor Dr. Frank C. Phelps, where his wounds were dressed by Dr. Phelps and Dr. G. V. B. Willard and at present writing is doing as well as could be expected. Fireman Eggleston was badly shaken up and his face cut and scratched. Jerry Ashley of Burlington received a cut on the head and C. H. Roberts of Rut land sustained a badly sprained arm. Con ductor Rock of the mail train was thrown the whole length of the car and was badly shaken uo and bruised about the face and head. He also received a bad cut on one of his lingers. MONTPELIER WATER SUPPLY. llerlin I'ond t Not Mueh Lowered by Drouth. Montpelier, May 2,S. Notwithstanding the continued drouth the water supply at Berlin pond is affected but very little. Sup erintendentSmith visited the reservoir and pond yesterday. He found the supply at the reservoir rather lower than usual and raised the gate at the outlet of the small pond to increase the supply. J. M. WARD'S FUNERAL. A Brief Sketch of the Life of aMiii lfKs teeuied Man. South Barre, May 20. The funeral of James Madison Ward who died last Mon day afternoon at one o'clock was held from his house at ten o'clock yesterday forenoon, Rev. Mr. Colhuru of Cambridge ottieiatini:. Kev. Mr. Colburn spoke in very consoling words to the bereaved fam ily from the text "Why should 1 fear death? If 1 am, death is not. If death is, 1 am not. Why should 1 fear that which cannot exist when I do?" There were many beautiful fii ral ottering, among which were a harp with pedestal of carnations and roses from the family ; large bouquet of caruations and roses from the employes of the firm of J. M. Ward & Son; bouquet of carnations and ferns from Mr. and Mrs. G. II. Valentine, Nashua, N. 11. ; cluster of pinks from Mr. and Mrs. B. P..Willey: bouquet of cut flowers trom Mr and Mrs. W. C. Quinlen; bouquet of white carna tions from J. It. Mclvenzie; wreath from Mr. and Mrs. K. A. Lane; roses from Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Lane. Mr. Ward was born in - Hartland, Feb ruary 14, 18:!7, where he remained until he w as 27 years of age, when he went to Montpelier to enter the employ of the Lane Manufacturing company where he remain ed a faithful employee for over twenty years. on June to, isoi lie was run tea in mar riage to Miss Ellen Brown of that place. In 1S84 he purchased the Elijar Wood farm in the town of Barre where he made his home until the summer of LSSU, when he erected the present homestead in South Barre. In the summer of 1001 he pur chased of G, E. Movarland his ice bust ness which has-been conducted under the firm name of J. M. Ward & Sou. Mr. Ward endorsed modern spiritualism in his early life and has always been a faithful adherent, lie was highly esteemed as a neighbor and as a friend. He always maintained a high standard of business Integrity, and his whole life has been shaped ajoumi his inherent honor and up rightness. Perhaps nothing can better illustrate the esteem in which his memory is held than the words of his aged mother who says, "Nothing too kind or too generous can be said of bim." The deceased leaves to mourn his de parture, a mother, Mrs. Alible Bradstreet Ward, aged 92 and one naif years, 5ir,s. Ellen Brown Ward, and six children, George A. Ward of Bath, Me., Elizabeth Ward Lane, J. Edward Ward, William II. Ward, Mattie Ward Willey and Blanche E. Ward. , If vou want an umbrella go to Perry & Camp's on Saturday. May 30th. Children's umbrellas, only :We; ladies' and gents' urn brellas, ',o each. NEW BARRE CORPORATIONS The Co-operative Society Has Capital of $10,000 TO DO RETAIL BUSINESS Manufacturers' Quarrying Company at $ 15,000, Wells, Lampson Company at $80,000, Incorporated. H The Barre Co-operative society has re ceived Its charter incorporating the organ ization under the laws of the state of Ver mont. This- gives the stockholders the protection which the stockholders of all corporations receive under the laws enact ed by the state, and places their business upon a sound, conservative basis. Under the terms of the charter all stockholders must receive notice of incor poration, and seven days after said no tices are issued a stockholders' meeting must be held, at which meeting a board of officers Is to be elected, and such other business transacted as may be necessary to legally comply with the terms of their charter. The incorporators are George F. Liv ingston, Fred Bruce, Fred.Mears, Thomas Cable, N.W. Smith A. N. Smith and P. J. Halvosa, The capital stock is $10,000, with ten thousand shares at a dollar each. Another Barre company incorporated at the secretary of state's otlice is the Manu facturers' Quarrying company, with a cap ital stuck of S-I'j.ihmi. The incorporators are John Robins, George Kobins, Charles Robins. I). A. MeI.eod, John McDonald, Alex. Buchan, A. F. Y'oung, A. J. Young, Walter Y'oung. William F. Calder aud George Mutch. The business of the cor poration is quarrying, manufacturing, cut ting and finishing granite. The Dr. U. J. 'Kay Medical company of St. Albans is incorporated with a capital stock of 100,000, with shares at $10 each. The business is to buy, manufacture and sell drugs and medicines. The Wells, Lamsou Co.. granite firm of Barre, was also oue of the incorporators with a capital stock of fs0,00t. HIS NAME STRICKEN OFF. Man'.- Ilexldence Does Not Narensarily Fol low 11 it Wife. C. A. Watson of Woodbury has objec tions to being listed in the city of Mont pelier, and Wednesday evening he stated his case so strongly that the Montpelier appraisers took his nameotf theirMist. Mr. Watson had alread-been listed in Wood bury. It appears that the Montpelier oihclals thought a man's residence went with his wife. A few months ago Mrs. Watson moved to Montpelier to educate one of her children, but Mr. Watsou came to Mont pelier only occasionally. After City Attorney Carleton had ex plained to the listers that a man who has two establishments In different towns can choose his residence, the name of Mr. Watson was stricken from the lit of the city of Montpelier. NORWICH WON GAME. liefeated Ronton lnlverity by Score of 3 to 1. Northtie.ld, May 28. Norwich Universi ty defeated Boston University thbt. after noon io one of the best played games of the season. Boston was unable to do any thing with Morris, the Norwich pitcher, getting only one hit while orwtch secur ed four hits off Powers. The game was called in Boston's half of the sixth inning with one out aud one on bases on accoant of rain, the score stand ing 3 to 1 in favor of the home team. THE CHURCH FIELD. Sunday Services and Social Event of the Week. Rev. F. A. Poole will preach both morn ing and evening at the Congregational church on Sunday. At Hedding M. E. Church the services will be as usual next Sunday, the pastor, Rev. R. F Lowe preaching both at the morning and evening services. All the other services a$ usual. - Christian Science services are held Sun day at 10.45 a. m. and Wednesday at 7.45 p. in. in Nichols block. The reading room is open luesday, Thursday and Sat urday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 0. At the Uuiveisalist church ou Sunday, the pastor will preach both morning and eveuimr. , Her morning subject will be "The Conflict of Peace," and the evening subject "Things to Forget." All strangers are cordially invited to attend. Church of the Good Shepherd: Holy Communion (save on the first Sunday in the month) at 8:00 a. m. ; first Sunday in the month, 10:30 a. ni.; service , and ser mon each Sunday at 10.;!0 a. m. and 7 p. m. ; Sunday school at 12m.; service Friday evening at 7 p. ni. ; special services on great feast days and all Saint's days at 10 a. ni. Notice. All persons having bills against Segel & Brady will please call at the new Union Clothing store, No. Main St., opposite De pot square, anu ine same win oe paiu. Segel & Brady. A FIRST CLASS ENTERTAINMENT. Given by Goddard Male Quartette With Mr. Carver. Header. The concert given by the Goddard Male Quartette, assisted by J. Ward Carver, reader, in Miles hall last evening was at tended by a fair sized and very appreeia- i tive audience. An excellent programme was rendered and many of the selections were so well given and so well appreciated that encores were necessary. The readings given by Barre's popular reader, J. Ward Carver, were given in his usual excellent manner and were highly enjoyed. The members of the quartette are: Mark A Davis, 1st tenor and soloist; Alfred Cadger, 2nd tenor and soloist; Richard Grant, baritone and pianist, Harry B. Tar box, basso and vlolin'st. After the concert a social dance was given under the auspices of Company E, which was participated In by about 20 couples. Music was furnished for the dance by the Goddard orchestra of five pieces aud the dance was thoroughly en joyed by all. TALK OF THE TOWN. F. Farney went to Springfield.Mass , to day. John Bossi left last night for Boston on a visit. William nardacre went to Essex Junc tion today. Mrs.. James Hall is quite sick at her home on Maple Grove. The hardware stores will be closed all day and evening tomorrow. Frank North of Burlington is in the city on a few days' business visit. Frank Odgers and James Darling went to South Ryegate this morning. Remember the meeting of the Central Labor Union this evening at 7.o0. E. J. Purvee and sister, Clara went to Warren today for a few days' visit. Helen Sturtevant went to her home in Ilariland this morning to spend Sunday. Miss F'annie Draper goes to her home lu Randolph tonight to remain over Sunday. The Presbyterian choir will rehearse this evening at 7.U0 o'clock at the church. Peter Depatle went to his home in Mil ton this afternoon to remain over Sunday. Miss Madine Nichols returned to Marsh fleld today after a few days' visit in this city. Ward Carver went to his home in Marsh field this afternoon to spend Memorial Day. ' Miss P. J. Wiley of Washington arrived in town yesterday for a visit at F. J. Mar tin's. Harry Harris left last night for a sever al days' visit in Holyoke and Springfield, Mass. The boys' choir of the Baptist church have their rehearsal tomorrow evening at 7 o'clock. There will be a special meeting of St. Alderruar Conmiandery at 0 o'clock tomor row morning. Mrs. Charles Mills went to St. Johns bury this afternoon for a several days' vis it with friends. The South End Hotel, formerly the n iuusoc uouse, win open up us uituug room tomorrow. Tr. ia pvnpctpd GrAn Mnnntrtin inflow. 1. O. O. F. M. U., will have an excurstou to Montreal Ju'v 4. P.ev. Eflie K. M. Jones will be in Wil- liamstown tomorrow to deliver the Mem orial Day address. Th Mnntnclipr .5- Wnllu Tilvpr nnd Cen tral Vermont It. R. freight offices will close tomorrow at noon. Mrs, Nellie Sauborn of Manchester, N. II., who has been visiting at O. C. Shep? lee's, left this noon for her home. Miss Cherry Laird aud Miss Una Bat tles went to Plainlield this afternoon to spend Sunday at the former's home. No decision will be announced by Su preme court in the mandamus case against the electric railroad before the last of July. The case of Arthur Locklin, charged with breach of the peace, was to have been tried In city court today but was con tinued. ' The Ladies Aid Society of the Congre gational church are planning to give a supper at the church vestry next ednes day evening. All the stores exempting the hardware dealers, will be open tomorrow day aud evening There will be no union stores open this evening. AH the schools in the city have observ ed the day with Pre-Memorial exercises, patriotic songs, etc., as required by the statutes ol the state. Miss Bernlce Darling has been confined to the house this week with mumps and Miss Hatch has taken her place at the Brook street school. Questa sera Venerdi Granfesta da Ballo d'addio alia Sala della Biblioteca In Gran ite Str. con intervento della Transatlantic band. Tuttl gll amici sono invitati. Miss Hatch, the substitute teaching of Spaulding Graded school, has resigned her position and expects to enter St. Luke's hospital, New York City, early in July to take training for a nurse. Dr. H. L. Averill of Bristol, who has been visiting Kev. W. A. Kinzle, returned home today. Mr. A verm has lust recent ly graduated from a dental college and is thinking of locating in ttils city. Messrs. Segel & Brady will vacate the Blue Store next week, as their lease ex pires tomorrow, and the store building will be removed to make room for a driveway to the new building soon to be erected next to Eastman Bros. Green Mountain Lodge, I. (). O. F., M. U will hold a special meetinu on Monday night, June 1, at 7 o'clock sharp and as there Is a question of special importance to be brought before the meeting it Is ex pected that every member will be present. The degree statf will work degrees after the meeting. Per order Noble Grand. TO OBSERVE MEMORIAL DAY The Order of Exercises to Be Held in Barre WM. WISHART SPEAKER Parade Will Start at Depot Square at 9.30 O'clock Under Marshall Joe W. Jackson. Memorial Day exercises will be held in this city tomorrow In accordance with the usual custom, and a tribute will be paid to the "nation's dead." The K. B. Cran dall Post, G. A. K. and Camp Lamson, Spanish-American war veterans will have charge of the observance of the day. the procession will format Depot square under the command of Capt. Joe W. Jack son, chief marshal, and start at 9. ISO a. ni., proceeding to Elmwood Cemetery. After a short halt, and the giving of the salute. It will inarch to the City Hall, there the exercises will be held. All old soldier are Invited to join in the participation. Dinner w til be served by the ladies of tha G. A. H. to all veterans and members of Company E.V. N. G.,and invited guests at the Congregational church vestry at 1 p. ui. The speaker of the day will be William Wishart, and the following programme will be carried out; rending of general or ders, by Adjutant L. 11. Thurston, singing oy tne congregational church quartette, a a salute to the dead, solo by Miss Phillips, reading of President Lincoln s Gettysburg address by Irvin Potter, cornet solo by W.J. Gilbertson, prayer by Rev. J. A. Sherburu, singing of America by the audi ence and a selection by the Congregation al church quartette. 1 he graves to be decorated Include those of seven veterans of the War of the Invo lution, 42 of the war of 1S12, 61 of the.Le bellion aud five of the Spanish-American war. HORSE RACING SATURDAY. Many Kiitries Received by Cientlvmcn'a Driving Club. The first horse race of the srasnn u;l!I ha field at the Granite City Trotting Park under the auspices of the Gentlemen's Driving club Saturday afternoon at one o'clock. There will be three classes, the 2. IS. the 2.25 anil th :',. a'l at fin.,,1 and some good sport is looked fur. The starter will be Chester Pike. Admission 25 cents. The Maid 2.05 1-4 owned hv .T. At limit. well of Montpelier, Al Hay 2J5 1-4, owned by Smith Bros, of Barre and Abbott Wil kes, br. s. 2.1 1, owned by John Trow of Barre, will be shown on the track between heats. AND THE RAIN CAME DOWN. The Shower Didn't Last Long Hut It Wa Very Welcome. The first rain of any cousemience since the early part of April fell iu this city yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock, a heavy shower accompanied by lightning coming up. The atmosphere was cooled and the thirsty eaqh drank in the water as fast as it fell. The shower, it seems, was only local as little rain fell to the north of the city, and in tact, at Aorta Barre even, not enough fell to settle the dust to any extent. There was a heavy fall at South Barre. Who Will Claim Them? The following letters appear on the ad vertised list for May 20, 100;): Men Herman C. Allen, Odina Audett, Thomas A. Cave, Benlna Attilla, George Beach, J. Brogg, Paolo Ceschini, John ft. F'orbes, Tom iFaschia, C. Green, Christ Henderson, John Green, L. E. Highland, Fred Johnson, C. Kapella 2, James Kent, Donald McDonald, Joseph McEachorn, Joseph Massicotte, J. S. Murry, M. Mars, James Reid, E. J. Spencer, John Stanley, W. J. Seymour. Women Mrs. H. J. Cheney, Mary Chase, Mrs. Merjio Corry, Alfred Emery, Emma Eraser, Mabel Ingalls, FanniePres cott, Mrs, Will Wilson. Post Office Notice. Tomorrow being a legal holiday the post otlice will be open until 10 o'clock a. m., and between 6 and 7 o'clock p. m. The carriers will make only the first delivery in the morning, but will be at their win dows between o and 7 o'clock p. m. Ed ward W. Bisbee, postmaster. Central Labor Union. The regular meeting of the Central La bor Union of Barre and vicinity will be held in Sharpenters' hall on Friday even ing, May 20 at 7..".0 o'clock, a full attend ance Is desired. 15. F. Healey, president. Sales will be held at the city auction rooms every afternoon and evening of this week. Special opportunities in line of re frigerators, ranges, chamber suits, chairs millinery and dry goods. On Saturday evening 20 volumes of BaUac's novels wiil be sold. These books are handsomely bound in cloth, extra tine rough ed"e pa per and illustrated. Children's muslin and silk bonnets for spring wear at prices from 10c to $2.50 each at Homer Ftits' store. IT. J. Johnson went to Eoxbury this morning.