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DAILY TIMES ii Jin in VOL. VI I NO. i32. HER LOVER ON STAND Young Knapp Told of Re lations With Mrs.Rogers "PERHAM LET ALL OUT" Mrs. Rigers Is Alleged to Have Writ ten Knapp, Calling on Him For Comfort. Bennington, Deo. 58. la the trial of Mary M. Kogers on the charge of murder ing her husbivid, Marcus lingers, in Au gust l!02,an interesting incident yesterday was when Deputy Sheriff .Nash produced in court the liat with the note attached, in which the writer stated that he was going to commit suicide; the rope with which it is claimed the arms of Marcus Roiiers weretitid; tha bottle containing the chlo roform with which he is suppposed to hare been killed; and the handkerchief thought U hare been held to his nose. The deiense conceded that the note pin ned to the hat, supposed to have Ween written by Rogers, was written by by Mrs. Rogers. John Nash testlflad- that the night be fore the body was found Mrs. Rogers came to his home and told him she thought her husband had drowned himself within the limits of the village. lie said that In Conversation with Mrs. Rogers she said she did not go to live with her husband as she could not bear to live with his broth er. Mrs. Rogers' mother and sister have been preseut at the court since yester day. The other testimony was principally de voted to corroborating the distances and that given in regard to handwriting. It Is possible that the handwriting may yet take as important a part in this trial as this feature as in former noted murder cases. Another interesting witness for the state will be Alfred Fhilput, in whose house the Infant child of Mrs. lionet's' died, she al leging at the time that it had fallen from a bed. Ia the face of all the testimony that is brought against her, Mrs. ltogers retains the utmost composure, She never smiles, or appears downcast. The chief witness was Morris Knapp, a former lover of Mrs, Rogers. H was called late in the afternoon and his appear ance Ciused considerable interest as it was unde.rntiod he was one of the chief wit nesses for the state and such he proved to be. He is about 23 years old, a br ight ap pearing young man and made a very in telligent appearance on the stand. An attachment developed between him and Mrs. lingers aud they had planned to getmarried. They talked about furnish ing their house and Mrs. Rogers told him that her husband had assigned to her the Insurance on his life of $500. They were together every evening and took long walks. She also sent him many love let ters. Knapp was a member of Co. K. V. N. G., and at the time of the murder ws attending the State encampment at Fott Kthan Allen. He returned to Bennington the day after the murder. Mrs. Rogers met btin at the Armory and they walked home together. Sua told him that her husband had given her his life insurance papers and told her that be had no desire to live any longer, intimating to Knapp that her husband had committed suicide. When Mrs. Rogers was placed under ar rest she sent witness a note containing these words: "My God, Tertian) has let it all out. Come quickly and comfort me." The rest of Knapp's testimony related to the personal relations between him and the respondent Mrs. Rogers appeared bored with the proceeding until the state called Knapp. Her face showed conflicting emotion as her former admirer testified. When Knapp left the stand she was so overcome that she hd to be taken from the court room. The trial will continue tomorrow. MURDEROUS ASSAULT ON RUTLAND WOMAN Gideon Feed, Who She Says Assaulted Her, Eas Not Been Cap tured. Rutland, Dec. 1(3 Mrs. Gideon Reed was the victim of a murderous assault at her home on Cleveland Ave Isst night, and hr assailant was her husband who fl.'d after committing the assault. Mr. aiH Mrs. R'ed were alone at the time, the latter bavins sent her son down town on an errand. Keed went out the front door and got a club which he held behind him as he re eueered and locked the front door. His wife asked why he did that and he replied that he did not want anyone coming in and sprang at her, striking'her with the club. He gave her several hard blows over the head but she struggled and was about to free herself u-h.n ha whiimed out a knife aud struck at her arm cutting a terrible gash about six inches long, to the bone above her wrist. Mrs. Reed's screams brought the woman living up stairs down to the front door hut she 'could not enter. Seeing her Reed ran out the side door and has not been ses since. A doctor was summoned and he dressed the wounds on Mrs. Reed's wrist and head I ler head Is terribly battered but the physician says she stands a chance for recovery. , Reed was arrested this morniug after a lively chasa all over the city. BOSTON IS DEMOCRATIC. Mayor Culllas Keelrrted bv Largest Ma jority in Citj ' History. . ... Boston, Dec. 15. The democrats won an overwhelming victory in the municipal election today, Mayor Patrick A. Collins being reelected by 27.000 tilurailtv. the i largest ever given a mayoralty candidate In the history of the city. The board of aldermen next year will be solidly demo cratic and that party will have a large majority in the common council. dames A. Gallivan, the democratio can uidate for street commnsioner, was also successful in defeating liaac B. F. Allen, republican, a colored man, and formerly a member of ihe governor's oouucil. The city as usual favored licensed liquor selling Dy a large majority. Cambridge elected Augustia J. Daly, uon partisan. DEFENDED WOOD. Secretarv Hoot. Made it Strong Present tlua of tha Case. Washington, Deo. 16. Secretary Root appeared before the senate committee on military affairs this morning and made strong presentation of facts in behalf of General Wood, Seer tary Root denounced the attack made on Wood as viclouus aud spiteful, based on insinuations mora than on facts. POLICE COURT MARRIAGE. It Follow Ihe Kecovery of a Lout Home and Carriage. Brattleboro, Dec. 15 The recovery of a horse and carriage, followed by a police court marriage, were noteworthy events in town today. Several weeks ago Lucius Call of Oswe go, N. V., and Hattie Dunklee of Brattle boro, hired a team of Fred Rand of Sax- jnns River, but failed to return it. Mr. Rand located the team in Fitchbarg, aiass., yesterday ana had It returned to Brattleboro today. Call was arrested on a warrant issued by Justice Williams of Bellows Falls. While in the custody of Chief of Police Hall, the couple was mar ried by Justice Newton, aftr which Chief Hall took Call to Bellows Falls to be ar raigned on a charge of trover. A NOVEL GRADUATION. Senior Class of Randolph High. School to Go to Wanhlinjtoii. Randolph, Dec. 16. The members of the senior class of the Randolph high school have decided to take a trip to Washington, D. C, this spring instead of having the usual graduation exercises. They wilt go in the vacation between win ter and spring terms of school and will be accompanied by Proband Mrs. W. E. I'rlchard. The class plans to have a dra matio entertainment a little later, the pro ceeds to be nsed to defray tho necessary class expenses. KQRE SMALL POX. Two New Ciimm Oevloped Yesterday at llristol Health Authorities Active. Bristol, Dec. 15. Two new cases of small pox were reported this morning In the family of I J. Bristol, his wife and son. Tha doctors expected they would come down with the disease. The health board do not expect any cases outside of those who came in personal contact with Herbert Klliot, who introduced the dis ease, but are doing everything in their power to prevent any farther spread of the disease. WEDDED 50 YEARS. Mr. and Mrs. Norman I.lllle of Randolph Celebrated Event. Randolph, Deo. 10. The friends and relatives of Mr. aiid Mrs. Norman Lillle met yesterday at th Lillie home near Beanvllle aud helped them celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. It was not a formal affair, simply the uelghbors and relatives in this Vicinity called on Mr. and Mrs, Lillie and tendered their congratula tions and best wishes for many more pleas ant anniversaries. PRISONER FOUND INSANE. William H. Fierce; Ordered Committed to ilonpltal for ItmanB, Woodstock, Deo. 13. In Windsor coun ty court today the case of State ys. Wil limn II. Pierce, on trial for the alleged shooting of his brother, Charles, May 22, at Taftsvilie, the charge belug assault with attempt to murder, the respondent today was not found guilty by reason of insanity and was committed to the state hospital for the insane at Waterbury. Stolru Coats Were Upturned. Rutland, Deo. 15. The two fur coats which were takeu Saturday evening from the -ltioe of the manufacturing p'ant of E. Wr. Bissell on Strongs avenue were found yesterday afternoon about 1 o'clock on the ground near tho window through which; the thief or thieves are supposed to have ; gained admittance Saturday evening. El- ; mer tfisse.ll, a member of the firm, had eaten dinner and went to the barn, which ; Is situated in th rear of the company's of-; life. When he returned the two coats were on the ground beside the window.! They were not there when he passed the! spot In going to the barn. Also a Wide Fence. Dear Mr. Editor: I find this note in the Times of Dec. 8: "A Long Fence. The fence about the Fort Belknap Indian reservation in Mon tana is forty miles wide and sixty feet long. It probably is the longest fence in the world." The fence may or may not be the long- ' est in the world ; but that it is the widest admits of ao doubt whatever. Constant Reader. Order a barrel today of those red, juicy Baldwins at $2 00 or you wilt get left. j Nearly gone. II. L. Avenll & Co. ! Christmas umbrellas at Terry's in blue, red, greeu and brown, in the latest styles of handles. Look ibem over. ILABBE, VT., WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1903. CONVENTION DISRUPTED Roosevelt Faction Left in Disgust LATTER OUTNUMBERED. National Negro Suffrage League in Confusion Anti-Roosevelt Hen Still Did Business. Washington, Dec. 16. Thirty-two Roosevelt adherents bolted from the meet ing of the National Negro Suffrage league at I o'clock this morning and left !iS anti Roosevelt shouters to pass a resolution that the president bestir himself in behalf of the race. When they found the weight of numbers against them tho Roosevelt boomers retired to the lower hall in the same building and passed a resolution in dorsing the able and upright administra tion of President Roosevelt, and asking for his nomination for the presidenev. At the same time the opposing as on the floor above passed a resolution appealing to the president to recommend to Congress the passing of legislation for the enforcement of the thirteenth, fourteenth and fifteenth amendments "thereby making effective his stana lur equal rights." IMPRESSIVE FUNERAL FOR FRANK A. BAILEY Public Service at the Church of the Messiah This Forenoon Court Adjourned For It. Montpelier, Deo. 16. The funeral of Frank A. Bailey, late state's attorney for Washington county, who died at Colorado Springs, Colorado, where he had gone in search of health, was held this forenoon at 11 o'clock from the Church of the Mes siah. Previous to the public service at the church there was a brief prayer ser vice at the house, 73 Berlin street, which was attendei by the re'atives. Ihe church was filled with the mourn ing friends and relatives of the deceased. Washington county court adjourned this forenoon ont of respect to the deceased, and a large delegation of the members of the Washington County Bar Association attended the funeral. Rev. J. Edward Wright, pastor of the Church of the Mes siah, was tlie officiating clergyman. The bearers were relatives, J. F, Bai ley, his father, of Willia-nstown, Orlando Clark, father-in-law, of East Montpelier, Luther aud Benjamia, brothers, of il- liamstown, Burton E of Montpelier, and Jesse Poor of Williamstown, WHO BENFFITS BY PAVING? Isn't, it the General Fubiie as Much as the Abutters Asks L. A. Avertll. Editor Times: Who says the paving of Main street is not a benefit and who Is not Denetited by it;' hat nas been the con dition of our Main street for the past five years and what have been the remarks openly made by visitors to our city when they pass over our Main street especially South Main street? Mr. Editor, I was in terested in noting some suggestions from a correspondent and tax payer in your is sue of yesterday's Times, but Mr. Justice does not say where he pays taxes but per haps he is living and paying taxes in Washington where progress Is never heard of according to his writings! 1 do not think that any of the abutters on Main street would object to paying their assessments for paving if they did not think that the traveling publio were not receiving as mnch benefit there from as the abutters. 1 would like to ask if the tax payers on South Main street have received any street Improvements, and what has been the condition of that part of Main str'et for the past five yearn. It has been almost impassable in the spring and fall with an odor and stench from the mud ami tilth that has made it anything but a fit place to live. 1 hardly think Mr. Justice would be happy there with all his pnsh and progress, and we have been paying taxes on Increased valu ation for a long time and the man with push and progress has had his street and side walks built with taxes fr. m tbeMa-in street property holder. It would appear reasonable lot one to think that we had paid in taxes heretofore for the improve ments under consideration, ful to assess the abutters on If it is law- i Main street! for iinproyements.why is it not proper and thu only way that other streets can be Im proved'.' 1 would like to ask Mr. Justice if the travelling public ate not as much benefited I by these improvements as the abutters? Surely they use thorn ' as much, if uot I more, than do the people owning property j on Main street. Mr. Justice would like to know of a class that Is benefitted more than these abutters by tha progress of our city. I am quite sure that he wilt find that there is a large class and that Main sttet-t dries not hold them all. He wriu-s a nice little letter but you will notice that he w nh- j bolds his name., Whyisiliis? Oh! he. is afraid you will look up th - subcnbeis to the St. Louis exposiition scheme and his name might be omitted b) some error of the type setter. Surely if he has got that push and struggle, that grasp and hold of which he speaks, he would gladly sign his name at the end. L. A. Averill, as abutter. Go to Perry's store for Christmas pers and warm foot-wear. slip- SAM. NOVELLI ON THE STAND Tells of the Shooting at Socialist HalL AN IMPORTANT WITNESS. Said That He Saw Garetto Fire Two Shots and Saw Corti Fall Backward. Montpelier, Dec. 10. One of the most important witnesses for the state in the trial of Alexander Garetto, charged with the murder of Eli Cortl in Barre October d, was on the stand last evening and this morning, Samuel Novelli, business partner of the man who was shot. His testimony ana tne cross-examination were Interest' ing. as the witness said he was at the So cialist hall and witnessed the shooting. His testimony was completed last even- ng and the cross examination occupied the whole session of county court this morning until the court adjourned at 11 o'clock for the funeral of Slate's Attorney r. a. Kaiiey. lne session was resumed at 2 o'clock this afternoon. Mr. Novell! was the first witness to require an inter preter, the official interpreter and an as sistant being used. He said that he was at the Socialist hall on Granite street on the night of the shooting, lie was just going up the stairway when he heard the disturbance in the hall. He said that he heard the word "Cow ard'' used, and there was considerable tu mult. Corti was standing near the door with outstretched arms crying "Keep still." Voehinl brandished a cualr over his head, and then Garetto fired two shots. Corti fell over backwards. The witness told how Goretto held his arm, with the upper arm close to the body. Novelli said that Garetto aimed at him. He then kicked the latter la the stomach and the fellow rolled part way down the stairs. The crowd then separated, while he (the witness) went to call doctors. lie denied having any talk with another Italian out side , and also denied saying "They have killed Cortl. We are after whoever did it." Mr. Novelli said he was not a Socialist, nor an Anarchist nor a Democratic-anarchistic, but was a Democrat. Dr. Charles E. Chandler of this oity, was on the stand yesterday afternoon. He to'd of the extent of the wouuid, which was of such a character as to be in almost every case fatal. The patient vomited blood, and the only hope appeared to be in an operation. lie then explained the operation. He was also present at the autopsy and took down at the time notes which he read, explaining the course of the bullet through the body, also the state of health of the various organs. He said d.ath was due to a bullet wound in the abdomen. Dr. William Lindsay followed Dr. Chandler and was In turn followed by Dr. M. F, McGuire. Tbey corroborated the former testimony. Dr, J. E. MoSweenev of Barre, csme next. He examined the wound soon after the shooting. Fritz Jackson of Bane, testified that Garetto weut into a store In Mor.e block at Barre and had a talk with him about cartridges. ; Mr. Jackson testified that on the nisjht i of the shooting he sold Garetto a box of 82 calibre cartridges, This testimony was corroborated by William Connor, who Identified the box of cartridges takeu from Garetto after his arrest as the one he Sold him. The oox had not been opened and was not until It was Introduced in evi- dnoe before the grand jury. Policeman George Wood of Barre, who saw Garetto at the Barre luck up, also identified the box of cartridges by a pri vate mark as the one he had takes from Garetto. Wood asked Garetto for his revolver and the respondent told him the anarchists had taken it away from him. Donald McPhee of Barre, special officer, gave testimony similar ,to Policeman ood. ' Oraniteville Church Knir, Next Thursday and Friday evenings, Deo. 17th and lsth, there will be a fair held in Miles' hall under the auspices of the Ladles' Aid society of the Presbyteri an church. Supper will be served both evenings from ti o'clock until 8. After supper there will be an entertainment aud sale of articles both Uselul and ornameu- j tal. This is just the time and place to buy your Christmas presents. The pro- gram Thursday evening will consist of dia j l'ogues '.'A Scene in r Railway Station" I snd a "Pantaloon Fiht." Reading by Dr. Hayes. Wand drill by ten little girls. Friday evening, "The Spinsters Return" will be given. These spinsters have been to Alsska and secured husbands. Du not miss hearing their experiences. Prof. Diitketispiel the renowned hypnot ist receutly of Germany, wiil be there to give an exhibition. All are cordially in vited. Don't forget your pocketbooks and be assured you will uot go home empty handed Admission 23 and 15 cents, including supper aud entertainment. CENTRAL LABOR UNION. Next Regular Meeting Occurs Dec, IKih, One Week F.aiiierThan Usual. The S-Uh regular meeting of the Cen tral Labor Union of Bane and Vicinity will be held iu Sharpeners' hall, Quitlii building, next Friday evening, Dec. ISth, at 7 :i0 o'clock. This date has been fixed upon in order that all may enjoy Christ mas. It is hoped thtt every delegate will be preteut at this meeting. Come if you can. is. f. lieaiey, President, C. C. Ramsdell, Secretary. STREET RAILWAY ASKED TO SETTLE Has Paid Nearly $3,000 on Street Fay ing but Owes $2,C0O More. Gty Treasury Low. A regular meeting of the board of al dermen was held last evening, all mem bers being present, The business of the sessh.n was not heavy and consisted moot ly 01 listening to reports. Chief of Police Brown reported 31 ar rests In November of which 20 were for drunks and 10 breach of the peace. lne request of J. B. Sangulnetti to build a tenement house on Cottage street was referred to the fire and street commit tees with power to act. Dr. J. S. Deziel was given permission to hang a sign on Merchant street. loeJ. B. Rnlnehaulter Co. requested that city water be supplied to their sheds through the pipes of . A i. Dodge. Mr, Dodge has supplied the shed with water in the past, but is unable to now because of the shortage Referred to water committee with power to act. W. A. Lane in a communication object ed to paying a sewer assessment against his land which was of no benefit to him as the lot would never be bnilded on. He said he was willing to pay $10, but no more. The street committee reported a balance ori'4a.4i still due from the Barre & Montpelier Traction and Power Co. for its portion of the street paving. The com pany has paid $2,832 17 on account and there is still due the sum named above. It was voted that if the account was not set tled at onoe it be givea to the city attor ney for collection. 1 he statement of the finance committee showed a balance of $2,033 in the city treasury arter making allowauce for in terest due Jan. 1st. Grearson Bros, of East Barre want to lease of the city the land on which their granite plant is located. "When the property holders at East Barre were bought oft by Barre city in order to secure water, Grearson Bros bad five years in which to remove their buildings. They now want to lease the land. The matter was referred to the property, street, water, ana finance committees and tae city attor ney to look into and report. It was voted city engineer O. K. Allen, jr., be retained until such time as the com mittee on salaries approach him In regard to a leengagement lor another year. Several warrants were read and ordered paid, one being for $1000 for J. R. Tilton lor concreting. CLOSELY CONTESTED GAME OF CRIBBAGE Foresters of America Defeated the L0.0.F. Team Last Evening 5 Tables to 3. In a closely contested came of eribbage last evening, between the F. of A. and 1. O. O F. teams, the F. of A. were the win ners by five tables to three. The first six tables finished three to three, but the For esters took the remaining two. The score by tables: O. J. L. Mathews and Peter Alexander, F. of A., defeated W. W Calder and David loll, I. O. O.F,; Wm. Evans and Alex Stephens, F. of A., defeated E. L. Smith and M. B. Niohols, I. O. O. F. ; George Robertson aud Oscar Baugh, F. of A., defeated I. L. Bobbins and D, V. Stone, 1. C). O. F. ; James Pat terson and W. Scott, F. of A., defeated I). W. Faulkner and II. Gamble, I. O. O. F.; Geo. Stuart and Henry Caselini, F. of A., defeated O. L. Bligb and S. C. Beck, J. O. O. F. A. Duncan and W. L. Stone, I. O. O. F., defeated A. Caselini and C. M.'Annis, F. of A.: Edward Diack and James Stuart, I. O. O. F.. defeated Wm. Taylor and Wm. Mackie, I. O. OF.; E.T.Avery and John Maiden, I. O. . F., defeated A. Clark and A. Smith, F. of A. At the last meeting of the executive committee of the oribbage league they de cided to have four series of games instead of three. The schedule of games for the rest of the second series Is as follows: I. O. O, F. and C. G. Wednesday, Dec. Hi; R. M. aud C. O. F., Thursday, Deo. 17; C. O. F. and F. of A., Tuesday, Deo. 22; R.M. and C. G., Wednesday, Dec. 23. The standing to date is as follows: P. W. Ii Pet. ,541 .533 .482 . .liK) .4:17 Red Men F. of A. I. O. O. F. Clan Gordon C. O. F. 48 rd 5 4H 43 2U St) 27 24 21 22 2(1 29 24 27 NELS0N--G00DFELL0W. Quiet Home Weeding at Bride's Home on Summer M. The home of Mr, and Mrs. William Goodfellow on Summer street was the scene of a pretty wedding last evening when their daughter, Emma, was united in marriage to William Nelson of Ryegate Corners. The cereimmy was performed by Rev. W S. Wallace of South Ryegatn, in the presence of only the inuned'ute relatives of the contracting parties. i he couple were unattended. I ha room in which the ceremony was performed was very prettily decorated with ferns and weddiug bells. A bountiful wedding supper was served after tha ceremony and congratulations extended. Mr. and Mrs. Nelson left on the mid night train last night for a three months' trip through the South, after which they will reside at the groom s farm iu Ryegate Corners. Winners uf Frizes. On Sunday next the Boston Sunday Her ald will announce the winners of the UOO prizes offered In tho issue ot Dec. 0. Next Sunday's Herald will be the aunual Christ mas numour oi tno neraiu, ana win be a paper of unususl interest. The children's department will b strongly reen forced, as will every department ot thu paper, Ladies and gent s Christmas umbrellas Do not miss seeing them at Ye;vle& Knight. PRICE, ONE CENT. UNCONSCIOUS FOUR HOURS C Robinson Fell From Top of Dam. WAS THEN ALONE 3 DAYS Weil-Known Gfizcn of So. Barre Had a Hard Experledce Near His Home. After lying unconscious four hours as the result of a fall from the top of a sixteen-foot dam near his home at South Barre, J. C. Robinson, a man aged S2 years, crawled to his home and remained there alone for three days before his con dition was known by the neighbors, and a nysician summoned. Mr. Robinson is doing well now, but his escape from a more serious injury " is remarkable. One ankle was hurt aud he received, a bad shaklngup. His daughter, Mrs. Proctor, of Peabodv. Mass., arrived Saturday night, and it is expected that Mr. Robinson will return with her. After recovering consciousness after his fall the elderly man crawled home with great effort. Then he made several ineffectual efforts to let his neigh- oors snow ot nis condition. Finally the neighbors missed htm, and suspecting something was not right. Fred 1UII went to the house and found Mr. Robinson in quite a bad condition. Then everything was done for him, and a physician was called. Mr. Robinson Is one of the oldest and most respected residents of Barre, and his friends will be pleased to know that his experience did not result more seriously. CITY HAS WATER TO SUPPLY ALL Draught Eas Not Affected It Enough to Cause Any Diminution in , Reservoir Storage. The present drouth has notaffeeted Bar re so severely as it has most other places in Vermont, especially as to its water sup. ly. w hue M. Albans is reduced to a watur supply for only one hour In the day. and Montpelier has been obliged to cut off number of city water users, Barre has id a plentiful supply from the city sys tem and has beeu able to help out some of the spring water companies which have run short. The oity is supplying six cus tomers for one spring supply, and is help ing out another aud several uing water from other spring supplies have transfer red to the city system. Bolster reservoir is full and so is the reservoir at Orange. SHORT OF WATEP. St. Alljsus SoiIr Cut Down gto One Hoar I11t. St. Albans, Deo. 18. So alarming has city one Wa- become tha watr situation here the supply has been cut off excepting for hour daily, between 9 and 10 a. m. ter In the city reservoirs fell one foot and one fnch iu the past three days and the oity would soon be without any supply at all if it bad not been cut off. WILL BE FINE CONCERT. That Givea by the University of Verniottg Club at Moat pclier, The lovers of good muslo will have an excellent treat with the concert giv eu by the University of Vermont musical clubs at Montpelier this evening. The concert will be given at the Blanchard op era house, and a special car will biiog Barre people home after the concert. The clubs are said to be as good as any ever turned out at the state university, and whereever they have appeared this year they have received flattering notice. FIRE AT ST. JOIINSBURY. D ii pout Factory Iliiihllfic l'urinil This Mariilar. St. Johnsbury, Dec. Mfl. The old Du- pont hammer fautory building opposite the depot was burned this morning, the fire being discovered between 2 and 3 o'clock, and is practically a total loss. The build ing was of wood, and was not valued very gtily. I he lire started, it is supposed. from an overheated stove, i'1'he Fairbauks Co. owned and occupied the building. Mot Taken From Eye, Thomas Lawless of North Montpelier, who was shot In tha eye with an air gun last week on Main street, in this city, had Bis eye examined yesterday by Dr. Wheel er of North Montpelier, who found the shot under the skin below the eye. I he eye had pained him badly since the accident but it was not supposed that the shot had remained in the wound. Attention, Orunttn MsnntHCtnrerf t Information is desired by the under signed, as to who is the owner of a monu ment consigned to Lianegar Bros., Sidney, Ohio. Address G. ll.Dickas, Sidney, t)ut!. All out garments at cut pi cs to closet Veale A Knight. Dmnet fiaime'. for ti o per yd. at Veale & Knight.