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il il JLD i y-x I. t 111 j VOL. VII NO. 220. PIJICE, ONE CENT. BA12RE, VT., WEDNESDAY, DJCCEMKER 2, 1003. rrn n IE TO A f DAI TliM A 4 i JI GRANITE CO. IN TROUBLE Quincy Quarry Combine Under Receiver. FAILED TO PAY INTEREST Bondholders Asked for a Receiver. The Bonds Amounted to $1,750,000. Boston, Deo. 1. John II. Casey and George II. Nolte were appointed receivers of the Quincy Granite Quarries Company today, by Judge Colt of the United States court at the instanoe of the American Ioan and Trust Company, trustee under a deed of trust dated Sept. 1,1902, and John K. MowUnd and Frank Feidinand, bond holders. It was alleged that the company defaulted In payment of interest on bonds aggregating f 1,750,000, The receivers each furnished a bond for $50,000. J. W, MeAuarney was today appointed receiver of the Blue XI ill Granite Coai pady, the O. T. Hirers Granite Company and the Lyons Granite Company by Judge Colt of Hie Lotted Mates Circuit court, oe application of Receivers Casey and Nolte of the Quincy Granite Quarries Company. They ire subsidiary companies of the Cm lacy company. The Blue Hill company Is a debtor of the Qu'uicv Company. The latter owns 172 shares of stock of the former; It also has a claim of $i,5i7.IU against It. ihe total indebtedness of the Blue Hill Company Is about $13,000, which It is alleged it Is un able to pay. The Lyons Company owes the Quincy Company.lt is alleged, $3,352 - 70 and the latter owns 250 shares of the capital stock of the former. The total , debt of that com panjr U $:.!0,000. The O. T. Borers Company owes the Quincy Com pany $2,202, ad the latter holds 107 shares of the stock of the formr. The total Indebtedness of the subsidiary coin pany is about $18,400. E. K. Morgan, manager of the Quincy Granite Quarries company, which lias gone into the hands of the receivers, has nothing to say on the present conditions of the firm. Seven quarries are now being worked by the company,, which Is known as the ''Granite Trust' It U said that " ever since the combine was effected a sufficient capital has not been available, to ensure so great returns as at first contem plated. ADMITS ONE CHARGE. Hut Sas He Violated No Law In lieielv i"K Clears Without Duly. Washington, Dec. 2. Louis Kempner, former superintendent of the registery system i the postoflice department, who Is awuted in Krlstow's investigation re port of having received cigars from Cuba, by mail, without paying duty, has issued a statement that while the allegations are true he is certain no law was violated. The charges are made by Kempner of a similar conduct on the part of Bristow and Chief Post Otlice Inspector Cochran. He says "If I am guilty of violating any law, then Messrs. Bristow and Cochran are euuallv guilty-" Kempner denies the ae cusation ooiieeiaing his relation with the General Manifoldiug company of Frank lin, Pa. ' HOWLAND'S EXPLANATION. Thought Bis Wife Was luiuded Into i lrjj l'p Monry. Lowell, Mass., Dec. 2. Ira Howland's Internretation of the robbery of bis wife is that she had been deluded by Soren sen's clever talk about a money-making r.h.mB. Mr. Howlaud said that he and his wife had been married about 25 years and that they had always lived together hanniiv. He scouted the idea that there was anv affectum between Sorensen and ir II, .inland on either side, saying that Sorensen's i.lan was to get get possession nf the momv aud that hers was to make money with the little nest egg that she had acquired. DOWIE IS BANKRUPT. Federal Court Have Taken Possession or Zlon City. Chicago, Dec. 1. Financial difficulties which begin during the crusade of John Alexander Dowie, the self-styled "EHj h III" and his restoration host to New York a month ago, and which have been rapidly Increasing since Dowie's return, culminat ed tonight in the federal courts taking possession of all the property controlled by Dowie iu Zion City, 111. This town, which was founded two years ago by Dowie, and has a population of over 10,000,1s the gen eral headquarters for Dowie's church and Is said to represent an expenditure of $20,000,000. FAR FROM SATISFACTORY. Situation in Far rest Appears Gloomy to Newspaper Men. London, Dec 2. London correspondents of the provincial newspapers assert that nflininl London now regards the far east ern situation far more serious than at any .!, since thedtstmte arose between Jap an and Russia, over the evacuation of Manchuria by Russia. The London cor resnondent on the Manchester Dsp-Uch says today " I think I am perfectly justi fied in stating inai not omy our owu eminent, but also the American govern ment, have given up all hope of a peace able Issue of the far eastern situation." QIY IS ECONOMIZING. St. Allium it Being Put Through Itlgid Courw, St. Albans, Dec. 2, The policy of re trenchment and economy inaugurated by the c:ty council on Saturday, is being fol lowed up and put Into effect at every point as fast as possible. The council has re scinded its vote for the five year street lighting contract and has asked Manager Vorceiif the Vermont Power ami Manu facturing company to make a bid on the minimum number of lights for use la the business portion of the city from now un til the end of the fiscal year. The lighting of the city was dispensed with entirely last night, but the lights were not missed very much. The council has dispensed with the services of one of the paid iueR on duty at the fire station, has reduced t hief Mahoney'g pay to $ 50 per month and notified the board of public works that no more bills contracted by them would be paid. ATTEMPT AT SUICIDE. Mrs. (ieoree Adxme of Kutland Took Car nolle Acid. Kutland, Deo. 1. What Is said to be an attempt at suioide occurred last evening when Mrs. George Adams of No. 188 Strongs avenu took a dose of carbolic acid, although the relatives of the woman, who Is only 18 years old. claim that the dose was taken accidentally. It Is thought that the young woman had swallowed about two teaspoonluls of the acid wben ner slater' discovered what she was doing and snatched the glass containing the acid from her hand. Dr. L. A. Ileldel, who was immediately summoned, administered antidotes and the patient soon vomited p the greater part of the poison. BENNINGTON COUNTY COURT. The Rogers Murder Cane Attracts the Greatest Interest. Bennington, Dec. 1. Bennington coun ty court opened this morning with twenty criminal cases on the docket. The main interest centers in the Rogers murder cases, for which there are three persona to be tried. The witnesses, have been sub poenaed to appear Thursday, so it is thought the case will be begun that day It is thought Mrs. Rogers will be the first one tried According to tbe evidence in the preliminary hearing the crime was a cold blooded and piemedtated one. The trial is likely to be a sensational one. WOOD CHOPPERS SCARCE. Consequently the Price of Wood Is High Thin hide the Mountain. Chester, Dec. 1. The farmers are hav ing much trouble procuring wood chop pers. They say it is almost impossible to get a mau to go into the woods and many of the farmers are not able to do it them selves. The lack of help makes the price of wood high, te prices ranging from to $0.50 per cord for stove wood, and $4 to $4 50 lor four foot wood. The mills are having orders for four weeks ahead for all the wood they make and uuless the condi tion improves there will be many changes from wood burners to coal. WEDDING CELEBRATION. Mr. end Mrs. I'.. H. Neves of Sharon Cele brate S5ih Anniversary. Sharon, Dec. 2. Mr. and Mrs, E. If Noyes of this place celebrated the 25th anniversary of their marriage at the home here last evening, 1-needs from Sharon and all the neighboring towns to a large number gathered to make the occasion a memorable one. Mr. Noves is one of the most prosperous farmers in this section and both he and Mrs. Noyes have been long time residents of the town. ST. J03NSEURY BUSINESS SOLD. Brown Bros. Purchase Grocery Trade of George Ranuey. St. Johnsbury, Dec. 1. George Ranney one of the oldest and beat known grocers in this section, has gold out to Brow Bros., two St. Johnsbury young men, who w ill continue the business on the corner of Mai and Central streets, opposite the St. Johnsbury house where there has been a grocery ever since there has been any business here. Mr. Kanuey has been In business here for seventeen years, lie ex peots to loeate in the West, probably Minneapolis. NARROW ESCAPE FOR STUDENTS Several Were Injured t Ottawa , . Fire. I'niverait Ottawa, Deo. 2. It is reported that half a dozen students were severely injured by a fire which destroyed Ottawa university The fire was a fierce one, and many of the students, of whom there 150 iu atten ance, had narrow escapes from death. The majority of the students are from the United States. SHOT WHILE HUNTING. Ia Ohio 37 People Killed or Wounded This Season. Columbus, Ohio, Dec. 2. During the quail and rabbit huuting season Just oiosed thete were o( unto men ana noys inueuor wounded, and ten deaths are recorded. No Decision Altai nst Vermont; Horsemen. New York, Dec. 1. At tbe conclusion of an exeoutlvo session of the board of review of the National Trotting associa tion today decisions were handed down. The case against II. C. Thorpe of Char lotte, Vt., and W. A. Bullard of Burling-! ton was dismissed in so far as it affeoted them. RaHdoIph Water Supply Low. Randolph, Deo. 1. the supply of water In town is getting very low. It is lower now than has been known before for years. The Central Vermont railroad has been notified that it can no longer take water for its engines in town until there Is more in the reservoir than at present. DESTROYED BY FLAMES Medical School Building at Burlington. . THE LOSS IS $25,000.00 ire Was Eiscovered By Students In Session at 1 1 O'clock This Forenoon. Burlington, Ike. 2. Fire broke out a 1 o'clock this forenoon In the University of Vermont nedical school building, and threatens the total destruction of the building. The fire was discovered by students In tie atupetheatre waiting for class. They saw smoke issuing through the floor from the store room below near the center ot the building. The fire spread rapidly nd the firemen were unable to save the building except the museum on the ground our, a part ef the library, etc. The loss is $25,000 and the insurance 17,000. The structure was of brick, three stories and was built over 50 years go by John Bradley and was the resi- ence of tbe late Gov. underwood, ana was purchased In 1884 by John P.Howard nd presented to the L Diversity of er- niont medical department, which has oc cupied the ume since. The college term penad Monday and the sessions win oe resumed tomorrow in available quarters, ALEXANDER GARETTO PLEADS NOT GUILTY Barre Man Charged With the KurJcr of Ei Corti at Socialist ' Hall. Montpelier, Deo. 2. Alexander Garet- to. cbareed with the murder of Eli . (ktrti In Barre. Pleaded not guilty ttiis alter- noon, aud the defence was given until next Monday to prepare its case. SE0T THOUGH WINDOW. Harrv Owens of New Haven, Conn., Loses Lite Through lioy's Carelessness. Xew Haven, Conn , Deo. 2. Harry Owens, a vonjig man who was looking in at the window of the Winchester Arms factory thi3 morning, was fatally shot by a boy wbo was loading a gun in the fac tory. Oweus died at me hospital anu u is believed the shooting was unintentional. KILLED IN COLLISION. Milk Train nnd Freight Came Together Near Nutley, N, J.. Last Night. Nutlev. N.J.. Dec. 2. Id a collision be tween an east bound milk train and freight on the Erie R. R. near here last niuht. Engineer Crilley of the freight and Fireman Bal.nos of the iiiuif train, were killed. Five other trainmen were In jured. REFUSED TO ADMIT WOMAN. House of Lords Would Not Let Her Fjc- tice Law. London, Deo. 2. The House of Lords today refused to grant the appeal of Ber tha Cave who applied lor admission to me British bar. The reason given for the re fusal was that no precedent existed for a woman practicing in English courts. Ilrran'x Sen-ln-Iaw In I'oIMlc. St. Louis. Deo. 2. - .Mrs. Ruth Bryan Lonvitt, daiif-Ltd- of W. 3. Bryan, writ ing to Miss .oe Akins. daughter of the chairman of the Republican state com mit (op, s:iys that lift artist husband, William lionior Ixmvilt, lias dtH-idod to remain nt HunmnsvUIe, Mo., where the couple have boon guests since their marriage, ml next year seek, the Re publican nomination for congress in tin' Seventh district. ' Mre. HeKtnald Vnnderbllt Hetter Newport, It. I., Lec. 2 Mrs. Reginald Vandcibilt's physician, Dr. Anderson, said that his patient was "very com fortable." It was tlccHlod that Mrs. Vandcrbilt should go to the Farm, as the Vnndorbllt estate in Portsmouth is called, and she made the journey from the Greer cottage, to which she was taken after her fall in the theater, without apparent discomfort. The Presbyterian Fair. On Saturday lat ,he ladies of the Presbyterian church decided to hold their fair, which begins Thursday evening of this week, in the ravilion on Pearl street. This is the hall that has lately been enlarged and decorated by Mr. Hale. Those iatending to contribute cifts may send them to the Pavilion at anytime on Thursday after 9a m. As the hall In which the sale is to be held is very spacious and beautiful, the ladies de sire to give a most oordial invitation to all the friends of the church to come In. Doors will open each evening at 6.30 and a finelv-arraincod program will be ren dered at 8 o'clock. To see the decora tions, to hear the concert, to enjoy the fel ship, will cost yof. but 10 cents. You will be there, won't you? Remember the place, back of Helton's jewelry store, on Pearl street. BIG THEFT IN RUTLAND About $400 Taken From St. Joseph's Convent. MAN IN OVERALLS SEEN Is Suspected of Being Thief Entered Building WH e the Sisters Were at Dinn?r. ; - Rntland, Dec, 2. At noon yesterday. while the sisters were at dinner some per son entered St Joseph's convent, broke into a safe which was on an upper flr of the structure and stole about $400 besides several checks. There Is no clue to the thief." ' " " . The deed was a most' daring one, com mitted as it was In rlavllght, and how the thief got into the bal ding, secured his booty and escaped without being seen is a mystery.; ,: ' ,- A passer-by saw a man wearing overalls leave tne convent about, dinner, time, as men were working on the Old Ladies' home opposite nothing was thought of it. This man was without doubt the thief and he adoptwl this cunning plan to pre vent discovery while getting away. ; A block of wood; and a chisel were found beside the safe. Some of the stolen money belonged to the Old Ladies' home fund. Children attending the convent school say when they were dismissed at noon they saw a man with an overcoat oa about the entrance to tbe academy. It would be possible for a man to get from this build ing to the oince. A railroad man says that he met a man tunuing up St. Francis street about 12 40 this afternoon. The stranger inquired when the first train left for Boston and was informed it went about two o'clock. He asked if there was no other train leav ing before then as he was ia a great hurry to reach B isUm. He was told be oould get a train at 1.05 p. m. for Whitehall, N. W, and left on the run to catch that train. BARRE CASES IN COURT. Trial of Men Charted With Impeding Officer Now Oo. Montpelier, Dec. 2. In county court this morning the cases against Charles Tac?y and Joseph Jacques of Barre, chamed with impeding an officer while he was making aa arrest, was taken up. In the murder case of State vs. Barthol omew Croto. for shooting Peter Vorron at Barre Sept 7 last, the defeuse Is insanity and ihe state has asked the court to com init Croto to the Btate hospital for the in sane at Waterbut v. There is little pros pct that this case will be tried at the pres ent terra. Joseph DeCelle of Waterbury, who is charged with committing an assault at Waterbury July 3 last, and who has since been in the state hospitals for the insane at Waterbury for observation, has been adjudged sane by the officials of that in institution. He was brought to Moutpe- lier for trial last evening. Eugene Davis of North.fi eld and Neill Knapp of East Montpelier, both of whom are charged with burglarizing the clothing store of Fred Coburn at Aorthneld ueto- ber 15 last, and stealing goods valued at $200, were both in court yesterday after noon and oleaded cuiltv. Senteuce was deferred. ; ELECTED OFFICERS. Washington County Sunday School Con vention. Waterbury. Deo. 2. The officers elected at the Washington County Sunday School convention yesterday are: President, the Rev. Guv C. Lamsoo of Montpelier: first vice president, J. D. Grant of Barre; seo ond vice president, C. E. Green of Waits- field; secretary, II. G. Woodruff of Barre; treasurer, J. W. Maxhara of Middlesex; home department guperiiitendent, Mrs. II. O. Ward of Moretown. state director, ur, O. G. Stickney of Barre. Shipped Handsome Mausoleum. Northfield, Dec 1. Cross Brothers have just completed at their shed and shipped to New York one of the largest and hand somest mausoleums ever cut In Vermont The structure stands over ,"5 feet high and contains much fine carved work ail from Barre granite. A cap piece for this struO' tare will be rhipped direct from Barre to dav and is the largest stone in the square, not of course the heaviest, ever sent out.it being U 1-2 feet square. A special car is used for shipment. Sir KniRhts Attention! It is the command of the Thrice Illus trious and Most Excellent Rajah of the Imperial Domain, Knights of Birmingham of all the Americas, that all Sir Knights within the Royal Bonuds of Old Krow Lodge which lies between the rivers rising on the north and the Rio Grande on the south, and from the Passamaquoddy on the east to the Monterey In the far west that so far as In you lies you are requested to assemble yourselves together In annual convocation at Old Krow Lodge No. 1, Miles' hall in the great and bumptious city of Barre, Friday evening, Dec. 4th, for the solemn and illustrious purpose of electing the Thrice Illustrious and Most Excellent Grand officers, tbe conferring of degrees and partaking of the rites of the order which are C. C C. I . W. II. Catto, T. I. M. E. U. of A. A. & C. BASE BALL LEAGUE HAY BE ORGANIZED Rutland Enthusiast is Expected to Visit Barre in a Short Time. It is expected that a Rutland man. who Is interested in the formation of a base ball league the coming summer will visit Barre in a short time to determine the prospects of Barre's entering a team. He, started yesterday from Rutland, and will visit this city, Montpelier, Burlington, St. Albans and 1'lattMburgh iu addition to his own city. His expanses for the trip are paid by Kutland enthusiasts who are eager for the formation of tuch a league. If a leaifue is formed it will be conduct ed on good business principles, it is said. Restrictions would be made regarding sal aries so that good base ball miulit be play ed at a reasonable, expense. After unking the circuit of the six cities the 'Rutland man will make a report on the advisabil ity of forming the league. If there are men in iinrrewho are interested in such a league they should be preparing to meet the Rutland representative. BASE BALL IN EURLINGT0N. Chartt-r for Association to This Wk. be Asked For Burlington, Dee. 2. Treparatious for a base ball team In Burlington next summer are progressing rapidly and present Indl cations are more favorable than ever. The charter for the association will be applied for this week and as goon as it arrives the election of nfCeers will take place. The capitalization of the association mill be $5,000 and of this amount over $4,000 has already been subscribed. The total amount of tbe stock will not be paid in but 20 per cent, will be called for by June 1. The stock is being subscribed for by prominent business men of the city, thus assuring the success of the effort. BARRE THIEF SENTENCED. Albert Seger Given Not Lem Than Slit Months. The Garntto Case, Albert Segi-r, sometimes known as Bert Harvey, who swooped down on his room mates property in liarre and carried away a trunk full of plunder to Portland, Maine, where he was intercepted by the Portland police, was given not les than six mourns ana not more man a jear in the house of correction, iu county court yesterday afternoon. Seger entered a pie of guilty at mice, and received sen tence soon afterwards, lie was repre sented byW. A. Lord and the State's side was cared for by Burton E. Bailey. Affidavits for coutinnanoe were filed in the case of Sta'e vs. Alexander Garetto of thl s city, charged with the murder of Eli Corti in the Socialist hall in this city a few months ago, the attorneys In the case, F. L. Laird, W. A. Lord and F. P. Carle- Uin stating that they did not have time to prepare the cese for trial at this term The court reserved decision yesterday at ternoon. AGREE ON HEARING IN BIGEL0W SUIT Suit For Amount Alleged to Be Due From Town Treasurer to Erookfkld Chelsea, Dec. 2. The suit in chancery of the town of Brookfield against Charles H. Bigeiow. for many years treasurer . of that town, for money alleged to be due the former, came up In Orange county court which opened today, and a hearing was set before Judge Start as soon as the present term of county court is completed Attorneys John W. Gordon of tiarre and W. B. C. Stickney of Bethel apppeared for the town of Brookfield, and attorneys K. M. Harvey of Montpelier aud Darling of Chelsea for the town treasurer. This suit in chancery was brought by the selectmen of the town of Brookfield te recover money which it is claimed by them is due from the treasurer, on the findings of an expert accountant, James W. Hall ef liarre. ihe aliened shortage Is about f4,000. The town of Brookfield has been very much stirred up over the affair which has been the means of calling one town meeting, at which, however, no ao tlon was takes, as the day before the meeting the selectmen ' had brought suit in chancery aealnst their treasurer to re cover the amount of the alleged deficiency. The suit of Morrison vs. Dr. J. E. Mo Sweeney of Barre, over a horse trade, was the first one called up In court yester day. John W. Gordon of Barre appeared for the defendant lae west lopsnam replevin case of Emery vs. Higat was set tied and discontinued. Flalnfleld Lector Course Opens. Plainfittld. Dec. 2. Plainfield lecture and entertainment course will Open to night with a concert by George ilder of Moutnelier assisted by three pieces of his orchestra. Mr. VVUder's flute playing is too we 1 known to need comment. Dec 15. E. O. Thayer, D. D. ; Jan. 80, Wesley an Male Quartette, Junieta Boynton read er; Feb. lit, Rufus King and A. J. Hough P' et. are all highly recommended artists. The sixth one not ready to annouuee. Sea son tickets SI and may be had at h. I Leavitt's drag store. TO HAVE PIPE ORGAN. Heddlng Methodist Church Will Install One In Their Building. The Bedding Methodist church has or dered a large pipe organ from the Hutch ins & Botey Company of Boston to be in stalled In the church by them on or be fore February 15. The church has been raising a fund for this purpose for several years and is now rejoicing that the long looked for Instrument is to be installed. As soon as the organ is In, a recital will be given aud Prof. Whitney, the well known pipe organist of Boston, will pre side at the organ. The organ will be placed In the alcove at the right of the pulpit. JOS. BADGER DIED TODAY Quarryman Who Was Injured Two Weeks Ago HAD OPERATION MONDAY He Lost Sight cf Both Eyes and Both Arms Were Broken By Pre mature Blast. Joseph Badger, the quarryman who was so severely injured by thrt premature ex plosion of a blast at the Tayntor quarry two weeks ago today, died at Websterville this morning at 0 o'clock, from the shock following an operation for the removal of a forearm, the operation being performed Monday. The deceased leaves a wife aud one child. The funeral arrangements are not yet completed. The man was fearfully mangled by the explosion, as he was standing directly over the charge at the time. Both eyes were .destroyed and the bones in both arms were broken, He had been employed as a quarryman for many years. ODD FELLOWS BEAT CRIBBAGE LEADERS Score Last Evening Was Five Tables to Three Against the Red Men. In the first game of the second series of games in the cribbage league, played last ght, the Odd Fellows downed tbe l;ed Men who are the leaders iu the standing, five tables to three. The result of tables was as follows: Tames Duncan and James Marshall of lied Men defeated E. F. Smith and M. B. Nichols, I. O. O. F. ; W II. Bradbury and William Burns of Red Men defeated John Maiden and E. T. Arey of I. O. O. F.; John Liud and Fraak Webster of Red Men defeated W. W. Calder and David Jell of I. (). O. F. Edward Diuck and James Smart, 1. O. O. F., defeated Peter Laxon and Alfred obertson, Red Men; I), W. Faulkner and U. Gamble, I. O. O. F., defeated I E. Wright and W.Forbss, Red Men; A. Dun can and W. L. Stowe, 1. O. O. F., defeat ed Joe Dombronskie and A. Sangster.Red Men; S. C. Beck and O L. Bligh, I. O. O. F., defeated Andrew Orr and Alex Ross, Red Men; 1. L. Bobbins and D. V, Stone, I. O. O. F., defeated G. Duncan and W. Russell, Red Men. l hs F. of A. aud Clan Gordon p'ay to night. The standing up to date is as follows: 1. W. L Pet. .000 .525 .581 .4:57 .400 Red Men 40 24 10 I. t). O. F. 40 21 IU C. O. F. V,2 30 10 . of A. :12 14 18 Ian Gordon 82 l-'l 19 MARRIAGE AT PLAINFIELD. Goildard Graduates Vnited by ltev. Kftie K. M. Jones Plainfield, Deo. 2. A very pretty wed ding took plsce last evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs D I.Page.when their only daughter, Catherine Alice, was united in marriage to Charles P. McKnight of East Montpelier. The ceremony was perform ed by Rev. Effie K- M. Jones of Barre with a house tilled witn tue many irieiuis and schoolmates of the contracting parties. The room In which the knot was tied was prettily decorated with evergreen and flowers, and the couple stood under an arch of evergreen. The couple were unat tended. A' wedding marob was played by Miss Blanche Kidder. The bride was becomingly dressed in white silk trimmed with point lace. After the tbe ceremony a delightful wedding lunch was served and Mr. and Mrs. McKnight received the congratulations and best wish es of their friends. Both are graduates of Goddard Semin ary, the groom in tne class oi yo and the bride in the claws of '01. xney were the recipients of a very large number of costly and useful presents. Mr. and Mrs: McKnignt left on tbe midnight train for a trip to New York and other cities and on their return will reside at the grooms farm in East Montpelier. Among the friends and relatives from out of town who were present were Mr. and Mrs. Mason Page of Barre, Mr. and Mrs. Bancroft of Pawtucket, R. I., and Miss Lottie Hull of Gaysville. CAPT. PATTEE RESIGNS. Efficient Leader of Company II, Montuel. ier, Clyee L'p His Commission.. Montpelier, Dec. 2. Cant W. A. Pat- tee, who has ootntnaaded Company II, V. N. G,, since 1807, has resigned, the resig nation taking effect yesterday. Capt. Pat tee has been an efficient officer and car ries the good will of his men. A meeting will be held next Tuesday to elect his suc cessor, 1st Lieutenant F. B. Thomas be ing next in line for promotion. Juveniles la Montpelier Court. Montpelier, Deo. 2. Two small boys figured in city court this morning, one of whom, Sandy McN'ell was charged with assault upon the other, John O'Neil. Each is eleven years old. After bearing of an amusing attempt to start a dog-Aunt, the jury dismissed the respondent. The case of Gutchell vs. Eagan to recover $ !(; 13. was partially heard and then continued to Thursday. J