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BA12RE, VT., WEDNESDAY, DJCCEMKER 2, 1003.
TO A f
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Quincy Quarry Combine
FAILED TO PAY INTEREST
Bondholders Asked for a Receiver.
The Bonds Amounted to
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
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. '
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
DOWIE IS BANKRUPT.
Federal Court Have Taken Possession or
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
FAR FROM SATISFACTORY.
Situation in Far rest Appears Gloomy to
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
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
ATTEMPT AT SUICIDE.
Mrs. (ieoree Adxme of Kutland Took Car
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
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.
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
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
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
NARROW ESCAPE FOR STUDENTS
Several Were Injured t Ottawa
, . Fire.
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
SHOT WHILE HUNTING.
Ia Ohio 37 People Killed or Wounded
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
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.
Medical School Building
at Burlington. .
THE LOSS IS $25,000.00
ire Was Eiscovered By Students In
Session at 1 1 O'clock This
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
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,
PLEADS NOT GUILTY
Barre Man Charged With the KurJcr
of Ei Corti at Socialist
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
REFUSED TO ADMIT WOMAN.
House of Lords Would Not Let
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
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
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
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
; ELECTED OFFICERS.
Washington County Sunday School Con
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
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.
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
AGREE ON HEARING
IN BIGEL0W SUIT
For Amount Alleged to Be Due
From Town Treasurer to
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
Quarryman Who Was
Injured Two Weeks Ago
HAD OPERATION MONDAY
He Lost Sight cf Both Eyes and Both
Arms Were Broken By Pre
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
Score Last Evening Was Five Tables
to Three Against the Red
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
The standing up to date is as follows:
1. W. L
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
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