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THE REFORMER," JULY 17, 1885.
" iiorklnjthani. In the doath of Lewlt 0 Lovcll, which occurred Monday, July 0, Uock inohain losci one of its oidsst and most respect' ed citizens. About Ave months ago be was ttricaen with a shock of paralysis, and bos since been In a very helpless condition. Mr Lovoll leaves a wife and eight children to mourn bis i. which will be very dcenlv felt bv Ibom, for be was ever a kh.d husband and loving father. And not only in bis home, but through .nut tbdeommunitv. will bis loss be felt. Hex ter Benson is to start for the WchI soon It is reported that Henry Green tf Saxton't Itlver, bus returned from the West, where he went a short time ago to purchase a larm. Miss Mat tie and Addie Smith bave been at borne for a few days. Dartbnavllle Hiland Hopkins of this place Is quite) foeble and helpless, and has a cancer on or near bis temple. He suffers very much with it, and bis wife, Mrs Betsoy Hopkins Is quite poorly.- Bhe is almost ninety years oiu. im "town "helps them and the people who are on the town farm are very pood to them. Dr Brtggs of Barton, a test medium, came to this place Monday morning from Mount Holly, Vt, where be bad been holding seances, ana stopped at Mr O B Emery's till Tuesday noon, be gave some excellent tests, while there. Farmers are baying what thev can when it does not rain, and we hope there will be no more drouth this year. Quite a number of people went from here to Bellows alls to the circus, ana caiieu it prcuy good. t :-ffyl CambrldRcport. Rev Dr Stevens preach law. Rv Mr Chanin coinato West- mlnsteir West. D F Cushing, Jr, of BosUin, ?Masi, Is spending his vacation here. lit E a Westoli and family of Brattleboro are stopping at R H Hall s. Mrs Dean or f actory l oini and Mra Griffin of Greenwich, N Y, are visit ing their sister, Mrs I D Burwell. Isaiah Stod der, who has been failing for several months, died Tuesday at 5 p m, the immediate cause of bis death being heart disease. Mr 8 was a na tive of this town and for over sixty years bas been a resident of this village. In early life he was a prominent bnslness man, at one time be ing engaged in "the manufacture of woolen goods. He leaves two sonB, Fred M and Hen ry C of Boston. Mass, and one daughter, wid ow of the late Rev J C McCollom. Funeral services were held at the church Wednesday af--ternoon, the remains be'ng taken to Saxtons River for Interment. , BrookHno. The refreshing showers bave briabtened up the verdant face of mother earth, and farmers are more cheertul. The crop of bay has been much Increased. Wm "Hastings and wife returned last week from bis visit to Hinsdale and Keene, N H, and Orange, Mass. J C Stebbins has moved his family t Town shend, into the Hiram Howe house." West Dover. J T Graves and family are settled on their Cold brook farm for tbe sea son. Norman Allen has taken a job of Henry Estabrboa; drawing lumber to Wardsboro de pot and expects to move to West Wardeboro after haying. Mr Carpenter and family from Manchester M H are visiting at Mrs C's moth ers Mrs S M Johnson's. J 1 Graves bas brought a fine span of horses from Boston. The village school closes to-day. John David son has moved on the Susan Estabrook place. fail to visit tbe beautiful herd of Holstelns on tbe Houghton farm, so-called. ' The proprietor, F L Houghton, takes priue in showing ou beau tilul animals to all Interested. ; . A concert Is announced to be given In town hall, l'utney, July .ltd by tbe Drown univer sity Quartette club. They are well known here having given bore last year a concert of more than uniform excellence. Tbe announcement brings ui pleasure and a full bouse li assured thorn. W. It was not as has been stated any of the mem bera of tbe Brattlelioro baso ball nine that created the disturbance in the town hall on the evening of July 10th. They were gentlemen, both on the Held and lu the hull. Come again boys. H 1 Townahttnd. Tho new band are to give an open air concert this evening on the common. roe recent rains nave very mucu improved me appearance of all our crops which now promise an aounaant yieia. East Dover. Miss S M Sherman scalded her teef badly Monday by tipping a kettle of tot sads over upon them. She is doing as well as could be expected. Grafton. Haying proceeds slowly because of poor weather. Herman Walker of Boston Mass, is In town for a short vacation. One far mer In bis anxiety to get in his hay made a load so hisb that on arriving at the barn he was obliged to pitch part of it off before it coula pass the doorwav. Tbe latest arrival at the "Phelps House is "Miss Helen Basset of Bridge port Conn. A few people from this place at tended the circus at Bellows Falls the 14th. Some of our voungmen are planning a camping expedition toBoflums pond or some other good place. The trustees have added several new books to the public library. Harlan Phelps is at Manchester this week to oversee his hay ing there The Philiman Holden farm about half way between this village and Townshend is for sale. It contains quite a large amount of wood and poplar. The band will give the fol lowing program Saturday evening, weather permitting: Quickstep, 1st batallion; Cam paign overture: Beautiful Star, andante and waltz ; ' Annie's polka ; Iron Horse galop ; marcu, t Aioans commanaery. Guilford Centre. Next Sunday at 2 :30 p in Rev E WsWbitney will preach ill the . Voir versalist. church. Halifax. Some claim they will cut as much hay as two years ago, much more than last year. On some farms the crop has increased very much since the first of July. Oh the whis tle ! what time does it try to harmonize with ? w nen it jumps from true time to standard time or the reverse, it takes double extra leaps. A subscription ought to be raised to encourage the more correct time, lor adjusting tne time-piece, and for general purposes. Let those persons who bave no care for the prosperity of the town pause and think what the future may be if busi ness is much decreased. It is evident enough that town taxes cannot be very low. The roads, bridges and paupers must be taken care of, and these items may be larger instead of smaller. Perhaps 80 miles of highway and a score of bridges, some half a dozen on North river.where it requires boaids fifty feet long and costs some - 10 lor one sawed and delivered. A contractor after procuring one, offered $20 for another one recently. If we wish for Ligh taxation, a de crease in business and population will make it ; there is bo denying the fact. But if we prefer a moderate taxation encourage Dusiness and wealth. Jamaica. A temperance concert was hold en Sunday, p m, at the Baptist church. An excellent exercise, Illustrating the different steps in a right and wrong course, was chosen and very well rendered, to a well filled house: also a few poems were quite effectively spoken oy memoers oi tne sunaay school Marlboro. By the death of Mrs Lois Wln- cneBter,' wmcn occurred July loth, the town loses one of its oldest inhabitants. She wag a member of tbe Methodist church for many years, and was a sincere christian. Ttuly it is s am oi ner, "snereacnea lortn ner.hands to the needy," and "In her tongue was the law of kindness." Surviving her are eight children. tnree sons ana nve daughters, who were all present at tbe funeral service, which was attend- od Dy itev Mr Arms ot Willmington. Vnrnon Elder Geo L Tecple of Wcs field' Mass, will preach in tbe chapel next Sunday at 10 'illl m ana 1 u p m. jurs iun nuiiueau, accompanied oy ner moiner, aianea ior opnng flnlil Mun. Wednesday mornine-to visit friends tier will stop at riaiueia to auemi tne lunerw Mrs Bbattucic, formerly miss Auaieuooiiiuo Hinsdale. N H. Charlie Davis came home torn Bostnn Saturday sick with tbe measles. lit now MiDroving. and bopes soon to oe leto return. Jle is learning telegraphy at the American Telegraph institute on Washing ton street Mrs Elijah Stebbins accompanied her daughter-in-law home, and Intends to spend a couple of weeks there in Fitchburg, Mass. Fred Houghton came home from Ansonia, Ct, and is not feeling very well. He is suffering from malaria ; he expects to return at soon as he is able to attend business. Smith Vernon. Y MCA workers from abroad are expected to conduct the Gospel meet ins at Hotel hall. Sunday evening. Chas Mer rill has moved into C Pierce'sltenement.-Report is that Mr Fleming has sold his place to the Sykes family ot Northneld. There is to be a double wedding at Henry Brooks' next week, being that of their two daughters Ellen and Ida. Whttlmrham. H C Millington is about vacating his bouse that he recently sold to Mr Stickney of New Bedford, Mass ; and Mr Stlck ney Ib about to move Into the same. Mrs F F Peck of Charlemont, Mass, is in town visiting her relations. Farmers have their haying well begun, but owing to the bad weather, they have not made much nroirress vet. Thev report about tbe same amount of hay as last yearnndcr an average crop. School in district iso. w, nnaer tbe instruction of Alice Thurber of Halifax, closed Its .summer term Saturday. Windham. Adelbert J Stearns was un lucky enough to cut an ugly gash in his knee while hanging a scythe last week Thursday. Sara A Thompson closed a successful term of school in district No 1, last week. It is hoped that she may be engaged for the fall term. Mr and Mrs Alvin nurtiee maae a visino iiaw sonviile, the first of this week. Sewell T and Harry Howard bave relumed from tneir visit to Keene and Marlboro. Ida Sloane has return ed to her home in Peru. Mrs Julius J Johnson is enjoying a visit from ber father and sister, Mr and Miss Dorste, of Winhall. Henry Mooro is home irom Hollows r ails, where be bas ueen engaged lor some time in making tbe roofs water-proof. Chaunccy C Harris returned home tbe first of the week from quite a long visit to West Townshend. Mrs Leora Morse of War ren, N H, Is visiting her father, Barnabas Giles. Mrs Earle Eddy has returned to Bellows Falls after a long visit'at A H Mack's. Loyal Stood ley is at work for Wm L Cronin through hay ing. George Farr has sold bis farm to William Aldrich of Londonderry, and is to give posses sion in November. We do not know where he intends to go, but we can say that he and his family would be valuable acquisitions to any community. Certainly they will be greatly missed here. Miss Sadie Gilbert of Derby, Ct, is at Dea Asahel 0 Prentiss' for the summer. Israel Gould is assisting Archibald H Mack in shaking out his bay after our numerous show ers this summer. Harriet Howard is assisting Mrs J A Pollard in ber housework. Farmers complain some of the catching weather for hay ing, but they do not grumble near as much as they did at the dry weather of a lew weeks ago. The grass crop has improved very much of late, though there will not be a heavy crop by any means. Henry Whitcomb drove up to J T KritnRll'fl tha othar riav. nflgisrA'i his wifa In alight, and went to tbe horse's bead to see what was wrong with tbe harness. The horse did not like this, so he jumped over tbe wood-pile in trout or mm and posted into a sued witb tbe re mains ci the buggy behind him. A few dol lars will repair the damages. Frank Smith is haying for Samuel Moore. Nellie Rhodes is home ire m Grafton. She celebrated her eigh teenth birthday Saturday, by a very enjoyable party. Warner Townsend was In town look ing after cattle the other day. Mrs George Good-win of Troy, N Y, is stopping with her sistev, Mrs Warren Rhoades. Our genial Post master, Town Clerk, Treasurer and Librarian, L B Chapman, has been exercising his mechan ical skill in building a farm wagon for himself, on an improved plan. William Penor was in town Sunday, from West Townshend. Some who attended the celebration at South London derry, the Fourth, say it was tbe most like a real old-lashioned celebration they had seen for a long time. They had not seen so many drunk en men for many years. Blanche Harrington was in town from Chester, Sunday. Miss A'lie Harris and Mrs A M Goodell have retnrned from teaching in Jamaica. Ida Holden is with Mrs J E Gould for the present. Miss Gertrude Fuller of Salem, Mass, is visiting at George Ad ams', and looking over the scenes of ber lormer labors in the line of instructing the young idea in archery practice. Misses Lucy Deane and Sue Daniels of New London, Conn, were up Monday for a breath of fresh mountain air. George B Howard and Frank Smith have each lost a silver watch while mending fence lately, and now they baye to depend on the sun and stars for time. William Harris' freight wagon got smashed up atChester, Monday, by the hor ses taking trlgbt ana turning around too sud denly. A borrowed wagon brought the freight and tbe disgusted driver boaie. Lyman Jami son killed bis big dog Monday, anif tbe post mortem examination showed tbe cause of his suilerings the last-six months or so to bave been a stub of wood, some thiee inches long, in the region of tbe eye. , Wilmington. The North Adams Tran- I CHESHIRE COUNTY, N II. Hinsdale. Unity lodge No 40, I OOF, dedicated their new hall last wook Wednesday witb appropriate ceremonies. The hall, which Is sltuntcd In the building known at r'lsk'i ball, bat been furnished at a cost of about iu00. G M Rev Lewis Melvorn ot Laconla gave tbe for mal dedication, tbe olllccrs were Installed and addresses were made by Rev Lewis Melvern, grand master: Joseph Kidder of Manchester, grand tcrliie Rev Mr Dockrell of Winchester) Visiting Bro Davis of Keene, etc. Singing by a nuartet added much t tbe occasion. The ball wat adorned with (lowert and well filled. Henry Atwood wat badly Injured last week, while riding near Aaron Su timer's, by being thrown from bit carriage, bis horse being frightened bv a stone by the roadside. Mr At wood It confined to hit bed from hit Injuries and it In a critical condition rrobably the oldest horse in the state died here June 20, aged 37 yean. Ho had beon owned by H W Tbayer for the past 2o yean, and driven on tbe Hinsdale and Brattleboro express team, so that he wat well known in this village. "Old BUI," at he wat called, wat bought by Armt Elmore and brought to tbit locality j after that he was owned by U O Coolidge of Keene and F Farr of Chesterfield, the latter telling him to Mr Tbaysr. The town autboritiet have tottlod with Henrv Atwood for damages which he re cently received on tbe Chesterfield road. -Hallo & Frost will toon shut down their mill for a short time, for repairs. Walpole. At L B Holland wat accommo dating a man by holding his horse near tbe de pot while be arranged hit load which was coin ing loose, the horse becarao frightened and ran, dragging Mr Holland several rods, bruising him severely. He succeeded In stopping tbe horse, however, and as no bones were broken. was out In a day or two as usual. Four even ings of Spiritual exposition by Prof Star at tbe town hall this week; fair attendance. A large amount of bay was caught out in the ttorm Tuesday, one farmer having about 20 acres wbicn ue cut monaay, . u. THEKKSTOF IT. . '1 ! tfQivcus (flay m '0 4041 (Bargains in Wivchesteb. Wednesday afternoon and evening the ladies ot the Unlversalist society bad a lawn party at J A uaie s residence, at which a very large number were present and all rcnort a good time. The grounds were beauti fully illuminated. Tbe entertainment consisted of supper, games, music and dancing. Fred C Partridge lost two fingers by too close contact with a circular saw the other day. The steam mill box company heretofore known at C M Norwood & Co will hereafter be. known as Munsell & Dickenson, C M Norwood paying his exclusive attention to the business on tbe east Be of the river. E M Forbes has been in Concord looking alter some insurance oius mai are peHding before the legislature now in ses sion. Geo T Biitium and his sisters, Misses Mary E and Yrylena Buffum, are borne for a summer rest. I West Chesterfield. The funeral of Mrs Elvira Randall was held in the Uuiversalist church here Friday at 2 p m. Appropriate se lections of music were rendered by the choir and Rev E W Whitney of Brattleboro conducted the services. The church was filled with friends nnd relatives. Mrs Randall was a very exem plary woman who, liesides attending faithfully to the duties of her household, was also deeply interested in the church, At differe t time t she was president and treasurer of the ladies' so ciety and for many years was a singer in the choir. She leaves two children both of whom reside in Chesterfield. Rev M Alvord preach ed here Sunday afternoon and at Putney in the forenoon. Mrs Chas Goodrich picked a straw berry the other day that measured 4 3-4 inches. East Westmoreland. The wife of Rev Roswell Foster is very ill and ber death is mo mentarrily expected. FELL INTO AN VNUSED WELL. Miss Julia Reed fell into an unused well In the cellar of the bouse at Keene, where she lives, Suturday, tbe boarding or planking over tbe well oeing rotten, ana giving way wnen sue stepped upon it. She sank in the water, which was very cold, ud to her neck, and by clinging to the stones or bricks of the well kept herself from sinking further until her mother and other ladies in the house let down a hammock to her and duI ed hes out. Her strength was much exhausted when she was extricated from her perilous position. Daniel Verry of Walpole was thrown from his carriage Monday and badly hurt. Charlie Raymond, five years old, fell the same day and broke bis arm. John A Wright of Keene has been granted patent on a metallic fence post with a device for Holding oaroeu or corrugated wire. AN AMBIGUOUS STATEMENT. NewTane A shower accompanied by thun der and lightning passed over our village Fri day. The lightning did considerable damage on Pleasant street, striking tbe made tree in front of Henry Johnson's, tearing out the water pipes, and demolishing Cbas Eagir'l cistern. Charlie Underwood is visiting friends in Spring neia ana noiyoke. riev mr Marble exebamred -with Rev Mr Mitchell of Townshend Sunday. A 1 - - . I , 1 . . . . a no liiutig uio ucw juck recently pui on me .ill u u u (i uri ii prim in i in 11 n. Ana rue jau oiras recently, it looks as though tbey were trying to make good tbeir tbreats of es caping before the September term of court. Sheriff Kidder it expected to make jail affairs all right once more. Fred Rice's reputation as a farmer is equally as good as the one be has W. Wllllamsvllle. Our village school closed Friday. Miss Florence A Morse, teacber. The names or pupus neitner absent nor tardy dur ing tbe term : F.dna Wheeler, Luella Williams, Emma Jloyt, Ella Hoyt, Lilla Park, Grace - Iimson. Amy wcecler, Florence Charter, Ma- Dei rerry, waiier wneeier, Herbert stratum, Bertie .Snow, Lucien Stedman. Dana Stedman. Harry 8tedman, Lena Morse and Hastings Wil liams, have not been tardy and absent only one half -day Saturday the school and teacher had a picnic at the prove. A sugar wedding was celebrated at Dr White's Friday evening. About 30 of tbeir friends surprised them and enjoyed ice cream and a pleaunt call Dr Bisseil wat is town Wednesday. 1 Putney. The Rev I McAnn of Brattlehoro will preacn in the Metnodist cbnrcn next Hun- day, July 19. Love feast at 11, a m, preaching and communion at l :ia p m. Mrs J M uoie is sick at ber son's W A Cole's. Big tbower hut week Tbartday, ligbtntng struck in many places, doing much damage to windows, trees, etc. Tbe Brattleboro base ball nine played with the Putoeyt Friday, and np to tbe fourth inn ing led the Putncjf, hot owing to heavy tbower were obliged to discontinue and "called" beaten. Tbe Pntney Dramatic cinb played one of their best plays Friday evening to a fall bouoe. Every thiag would have passed nicely had it not been for tome foreign element which hannened in. which caused consider Ide confu- tnn The farmers are busy at their haying. and are retting more than they expected. Charles Brookt hat moved Irom Mnuncut boats to H R Allen's tenement. Mrt Geo 8 Foster hat re tamed from -rititing friends in Boston. AH lover of the "Borrae" should not script says that within forty-eight hours L M Flagg has suffered seven hemorrhages and his condition is very low, in fact his friends have very lime nope of bis rallying again. His brother, F A Flagg, has been witb him almost constantly and John M Flagg was expected from New York yesterday. This years' hay crop pi omises much better, taken as a whole, than that of last year. Tbe late copious showers have done it. Lewis P Stone and daughter from Philadelphia bave been here for a lew aayt at tne Vermont house. Jasper Adams and family of North Adams have been cere visiting. Anotner lolly party climbed tbe Hay S'ck Wednesday. Garden sauce of all kinds begins to come in this week. It is ru mored that parties contemplate building on tbe Durnea district, w e nope so ; it is an excellent location. Mrt Ezra Stanley is bere from Wal tham. Mass. Both the Hubbard and Harris houses are soon to be completed as well as Os car Howe's new barn. The sick are mending. New potatoes have put In an appearance. Rev John L Graves and family are at their tummit place on the "Handle. O E Butter field and 8 T Davenport measured leral swords at Sadawga this week. Mrs 8 M Kidder and daughter of Springfield are stopping witb ber brother, A L Chiids. The recent raiis have swolen tbe streams throughout town. Rev Mr Kenney of Dover occupied the liantist Dulnit Sunday. Tbe Bennington stage line hut again changed hands, thit time a man from Walpole, N'll, has taken the sub-contract and bat put on a new wagon and new horses. The new tales have been sold to tbe Book people thit week. BENXIJiGTON OOUNTT. Readrboro. A restaurant hat bfen ooened In Stowe's block. Tbe tteam engine of tbe Deerficld River company b!ew up at their mill recently and was utterly wrecked. Tbe rail road is now nearly finished and will he revly for nte August 1st. T H Streeter of Nortbtield, Minn, formerly of Wbitingbara, was In town July 4th. An educational meeting will be held in this town Wednesday, tbe exercises to con sist ef addressee and papen nnon educational topics, class exercises and discussions. Teach ers can attend without loss of time and all are requested to be present. A THIEVIXO THA MP. A tramp, calling himself William Lynch. who was recently set to work by E M Burgess, of rjenningtontoie a livery turnout, a gold watch. and some money, and fled. He was traced to Sbelburne Falls, Mast, where tbe hone, wagon and harness, valued at f.VX). were found. The thief escaped. A loor-dayt-old cblld or Nr GuIIipo.of Ben nington, was recently gi ve a a dose of carbolic acid, instead of castor oil, and died soon after. Bennington oners a reward of f i for the an- Drebeation and conviction of any person or ner sons found guilty of stealing flowers or shrubs, or defacing any tree, throb or monument lathe cemeteries. Ex-GoV Smith Talks About the Vermont Benatorsbip. From tho Boston Record.j St Albans, Vt, July 14. Ex-Gov Smith tbe only alleged opponent to Senator Edmunds in the state who bas not come out with a denial and to whom the responsibility for the feeling in tbis state against Mr Edmunds bas been mainly attributed, was met by tbe Record cor respondent this moraine. Gov Smith gave your correspondent liberty to say tor bim tbat be disclaimed any respon sibility whatever for the present feeling of op position to Mr Edmunds in this state. The while regretting, in common witb a large por tion of the Republican party, tbe course pursu ed by Mr Edmunds, and believing that the de feat of the oart might have been prevented by Mr Edmunds if be had not permitted his per sonal prejudices to influence ms action, never theless be bad not permitted mmseii to encour age any opposition to Mr Edmunds, believing tbat the time bad not yet trrivea lor any de cision as to what is for the Vest interest of the party. "The people of the state," he said, "will have abundant time before the election of senator to consider the question calmly and dispassionate lv. and will act wisely and judiciously." Gov Smith assured your correspondent tbat be bad not in any form given consent to tne use of his name in connection with the position oi senator Closing: 0-u.t LESS THAN COST ! Tke balance of our stock of i -AND- Refrigerators will be sold at less than cost. Also a largo stock of LAWN SETTEES, Rattan Chairs, Basket Chairs and other goods suitable for summer use. fhhs i mm. We have a larcre Sfork or nil kinds, which we will sell at low price, and as ome goods are al ready advanced and all must by fall, it will pay you to buy now. RETTING BROS. BRATTLEBOIiO VT. Gem Folding - Sewing Kv ki the Hh te mmkt yaw work tmj, A. X. KIDDER'S. Ko. 7 Hick Bt vt. d frt rro oat Xet tU ewiw' Resolutions and Elaotlon ef OfMces by tha .i eruiout Bcittore Drivers. It wat a very nieasre rcnort of the proceed Infft of tbe Vermont 1'rcss atsociation, alter It left here Thursday morning, I hat we wore able to give last week. When tbe Scribblers got down to Block Island they were not in condl tion to tend back many newt reports. At the butlneta meotimr at the Iirookl House Wednesday evening, Preildent Swain of tue antociation was instructed 10 appoint committee of five to meet and confer the next day and report a list ot oRlcert lor tue next venr. For thit committee be telected A II Tuttle of Rutland, L O Greene of Woodstock, K J Humphrey of Tonltnoy, C H Davenport of Urattleboro and l W Dixon of St Albans. As Davennort did not so on tbe excursion, Hi ram Atkintof Montpelier wat tubstltuted for blra and the committee reported the following at the ticket which wat elected ior uio next vp.nr l'rosldont, A II Tuttle of thoRutland Herald, Vies Presidents. G G Uennedlct of the Burling- ton Free Press and 11 J Humphrey of the Poult- ney Journal, Recording Secretary, ueo u oji- lees: of urattieiioro, uorroaponainK oevrewry, u VI nixnn nf tho MnntDelier Watchman, Treas- urnr. R M Ktnnn of tha St JohnsUlirV Caledonia Executive committee, L O Greeno of the Wood- ttock Standard, D M Camp of the Newport Express, H Q Dewing of the Montpelier Argut and Patriot. After dinner Thursduy at Block Island, carriages were provided ana tne ver mnnteri were shown the features of Interest up on tbe island, Including the light house, tbe old windmill after primitive methods of construc tion, and other characteristics ot tbis tea girt town. After their sumputous banquet, toasts were responded to oy iiev i unison Johnson of New London a former Ver monter by Gov Harrison of Connecticut, who made a very handsome speech of couipll- ment to tbe Vermont members ot the quill pro fession, at well as by whole people, and by Justice Miller of tbe United statce supreme court who said that Vermont and her people stood hich in Iowa and other western states, and mentioned many eminent men now living In the west who went from tue state, oirs aq die Bidwell Gibson of Bellows Falls recited "Mary's Singing Lesson," or bird song, in wbicb the received tbe hearty applause ot the assembly, and on tbe borne voyage she enter tained them again with a tine selection Aftir went on thfi hotel, hut a heavy sea a few miles out caus- nri ureal discomfort to tome. They were all able however to eat a hearty dinner, after which the whole party embarked for home on the same steamer it came on. On board the steamer these resolutions were unanimously adopted by the association ; v , 1. Recognizipg fully, as we do, the fcouite sies extended on every band to our association, which bave in ado this, its sixteenth annual ex cursion so eminently pleasant and enjoyable, we desire heartily to express our appreciation of all these favors. First of all we desire to thank the Central Vermont railroad, the Con necticut river railroad.the Passumpsic railroad, the Bennington & Rutland railroad, the New London railroad and the New London steam boat company for transportation, and to all the managers and employees of these various com panies for all the favors and courtesies 'extend ed. To Nicholas Ball, proprietor, and O S Marden, manager of the Ocean View hotel, Block Island, and thanks are due and most heartily tendered for the regal entertainment provided us and for all those attentions which made out stay at this beautiful resort to pleas and enjoyable. 2. That we acknowledge our indebtedness to the craftsmen of Brattleboro who so royally entertained us during our sojourn there and we assure them that tbe occasion will be held in remembrance as the oleasantest and most en joyable in the history of the association. 3. Tbat in our retiring preside, A N Swain, Esq, we bave haiUft-l'altliful offcer, an able editor and a true fti equally belovefifey the older members of the association to whoa be bas been as fen elder brother, and the young. er members who look up to him as to' a father for counsel and example. We wish in this pub lic manner to express our appreciation of his faithful service in behalf of the association. 4. Realizing that the pleasant enjoyment of this occasion is largely due to the well directed efforts of our executive committee we desire to express to them our heartiest thanks for their efficient services. ' D M Camp, ) C M Stone, -Committee on Solutions. - RJ Humphrey, J i; , . The Massachusetts Press association, which was boldin its annual meeting and xenrsion at tbe ksame time sent tbe following greeting A X S,cain, Prei T7 Pna Association :- (iOVSClS tjitlttOtlS The Mass Press Association presents its com- V ' - pliments to the Vt Press Association and hopes that this communication is not interrupting with intrusive talk the grand majestic sym phonies of ocean, we start ior tne v ineyara and Nantucket Saturday. Our latch string is out for any or all of yoa. Wm S Loomir, Editor Holyoke Transcript, Pres Maes Press Association. To which response was made thusly : IIIATIIS. a dauRhtur to Mr and a too to Mr aod Mrs Iu llintllulioro, July VI, iin Kilgnr D HbwIii. In Hruiiloboru, July It, David Ptirrv. la Urattloboro, July 11, a ton to Mr and Mrt Etlunr A damn. Ia Wllmlnyton, July 9, a dauyhtor to Mr aod Mrt In LooUoodurry, July t, a tun to Mr and Mrs A iirinur. In Ashuclot, N H, July 11, a too to Will M and WVri 13HK01-. Iu I'lioaturfleld Vaotnry. N IT, July 7, a daughter, Maud b, to Mr and Mrs U o I.lucolu. MAURI Aft K9. In Chnitorflalri. N IT. Jul t. hv Ksv T L Fowler. tiunry ii noun auamoiue m urooiy, uoin oi west raorulnnd. In Wlnchontir. N R. Mav 3). bv Rev E Tbirmon, Denjamio Reynolds, of Uriuu0oro, to Mrt Luola A lira, of W. in .t inunenier, n ll, .1 II ry X, oy IWY ru ilfirinoo, William K Youiik, of Clurumont, N II, to Ooueva a rinur. DKATIIS. QutsMe (Garments, nem again witn a nne seiecuuu. i fc , breakfast Friday morning about thirty jCmPSgftt f I a trip on a tteam yacht belonging to C9 v lf HWU''9f $ha wis, Wrappers, Stiffs, Velvets, (Vool(l)ress((oo(ls, ( liite f)r's (Goods, f(ringliams, prints, spawns, sffottons, fflannels, fflapkfos, (fynilts, fpabie il)amasks, Scotch iJiaper, fPowels, sfirash, (rfiurtain kaces, Scrim, (firetonnes, ffarasols, Embroideries, (fiorsets, fjut fadctj tfieck fi fear, tfaace Scarfs, "kaces, HUWfs, Tn I J 1 1 P 1 1 . 1 T 1.. Ill u T .... - A UTl..tA. .UlllHIDUUIVtU.IJ .V, 111 1 JAUin A LU.bVt airca oo vinti and u montba. In Brattleboro, July 10, Horatio N Burnett, aged 78 years and 6 davi. In Durainoritou, July 10, Polly Bomli, agod 84 years. In Kant WeitmoVttland. N IT. July 8. Mrt Hannah I'ntten, widow of Willlum PatteD, aged 6U yars, 7 monina ana iu anya. In Bollnws Ful, July 10, Truman Cook, aged ou veam, iu moutna and u day a. Iu Kockingham, July , Lewis O Lovell, aged yeara and 4 montba. In Chester, July 0. Mrt O R TIoard, 4-. In Cumbridgoport, June 26, Mrs Lydia Ilarwood, aged 70 yoara, 3 montba and 2 daya. Iu Haxtona Klvor, July U, Mrs E W Newton, ngea t -l yearp. In Saliabury, N C, July 8, Orrlo K Dean, of Brat tleboro, aged 22. In Stratum, July 6, ton of C J and Villa M Allen, aged 3 yeura. In Londonderry, July 8, Willie, son of D M and Jennie Cobb, aged 2 years. In Jamaica, July 8, Luru Muzzy, aged 85. Id Keadaboro, July 0. Lorenzo Bowe. .a .lfe-lone resident, aged 70. lo Towuahend, July 15, James D Perry, aged 70 J'eara. - Iu Halifax, July 7, Lizzie, wife of Oaoar P Hub bard aged 25 years. in wainnvbam, dune 17, forcle Herman, son of (Jalvin M Jr Bakrr, agra 9 months and 4 daya. In OambrldvoDort. July 14. Isaiah Dtodder. so years and o days, In West Brattleboro, June 21, Edmund P Howe, aged 46 years, 8 montha and 10 daya. In Ht Paul.. Minn. July 14. Mary A. wife of Rev Joaiak Marvin, aged 61 years, formerly of Cheater- neia, ii.- 4 CUD WORTH & CIHLDS en: id Acci Companies : Aetna, of Hartford. Connecticut, of nartford. Fire Association, of Philadelphia. German American, of Now York. Oermania, of Now York. Hartford, of Hartford. Home, of New York. Insurance Company of North Am: ilea, oi Philadelphia. National, of Hartford. Niagara, of New Y'ork. Orient, of Hartford. Penneylvanln, of Philadelphia. Pheenix, of Hartford. Springtiild Fire and Ifarine, of Spi ,:gfleld. Liverpool and London and Crlob,of Liverpool Koyal, of Liverpool. New York Life, of New York. Aetna Life, of Hartford. Travelers' Life, of Hartford. Travelers' Acoident, of Hartford. Office 10 Crosby Block, Brattleboro, Vt. STATE O" VERMONT Coubt or Insolvew ct, District or Westxinsteb. To whom it may concern, ttreetm? : Take notice, mat at Weatminater. in said District, on the 13th day of July, A D 18-6, Norman Cloush, of Putney, in the District atoreaaia, niea in inia o'm ma l eiuion in Insolvency. And that at a Court of Insolvency to he holden at the Lewia House in Putney, in aaid District, on the 25th day of July, A D IS85, at 10 o clock in tne rorenoon, a meeting ei tne realtors of the said Normal Clough will be held, to prave their debts, and choose one or more Assignees of tne Ketate oi tne saici orman jiouga. i ne pay mcntof any debta, and-the delivery of any prop erty belonging to aaid debtor to bim or for bia use, aid tho transfer of any property by him, are forbld- rtn hv law. C a EDDY. Register. Dated at KocKingna-., in lawr-i, wu.y jf 5 44- BRATTLEBORO TUESDAr JULY 21, BARNUM & LONDON 316 SHOWS i Always United, Never Divided. IHAKNU.TI KETUKNg NO MORE.' TTi GREETING AND FAREWELL TO Th , HIS AMERICAN FATRONS. With mingled regret and pride. I announm to my patront that tbit it nolitve!v the last chance to tee my GUEATEST SilOW ON EARTH and tha GREAT LONDON ClRcna on American Soli. I regret being forced to take away from mv fellow citizens an exhibition wbicb thev hava enthusiastically appreciated and lavUh'ly pat. ronlzed, but tbe amusement seeking people of Europe demand tbe opportunity of feeing this combination wbicb bas a world-wide reputation, and no counterpart in any . country, I bava made all arrangements and contracts for its transportation in its vast entirety across tbe Atlantic. My able and experienced partners, MESSRS JAMES A BAILYASD JAMES L 1WTCMXSOX, will conduct this unpar alleled enterprise under my personal supervi sion. - . . ' i The pnbllc s obedlnt Ffrvmt, c. PHIXEAS T BAIIXUM. Ten limes a Mr Sbw the m: Mm More Acts Introduced. New Features Added. 18s6. Wm S Loomis, Pres Mass Press Association!, o7t Hosiery, (Gloves, Holyoke, Mass ; Compliments of the Vt Preis Association to me juasf tl auiu; Thanks for vour kind iUvitatiou.sW'Wre two hundred strong and should be glad to eive a huge pull at your lutch string, but have just been to dinner and as a consequence tho Island ii ninkinir and we must hurry away, and wish you great joy with Martha and old Nantuck. A N Swain, Pres Vt Press Association. The nation's sufferer on Mt McGregor was not forgotten. This resolution of sympathy be ing forwarded by telegraph : To GenU S Grant, Mt McGreaor . The Vermont Editors and Publishers" Association, amid the festivities of its annual reunion, re members with deepest sympathy the nation's captain and leader in" his hourt of suffering, and tenders to bim the united wish and prayer of its members, that relief and strength and heart and hope and all good things for this life and that to come may be bis. -, , ANSwaix, Fret Vt Press Association. Tbe sea was rather too 'rough for the boat ride and tbe return home. But lsrge number of tbe editors and ladies took it in, and tbe sea took it out of a good many of them:' '' The guests of tbe association held a meeting on the steamer on the return trip. Judge V ea zey was chairman and Col Geo W Hooker sec retary, and the latter was denuded to express to tbe association tbeir hearty thanks for the courtesy aud attention received from the asso ciation, and which duty Col Hooker very hap pily aiscuarged. CLE INS WOOD ClassicalfiSeminary, Tbe Fall term of twelve weeks begins Wednes day. Sept 2d, 1885. The inatltutioa offers Four Courses of Study, and rare opportunities for work and progress. Classes in Vocal and Instrumeqlal Mutic, Drawing and Painting, Elocution and Gym nastics. The expenses very low for the advantages offered. Board in good families, also excellent op- Eortunities for club boarding or rooms for self carding at low rates. Board, facilities for club or self boarding, circulars, or any other information, may be obtained on application to tbe Principal, 1 II II SHAW. West Brattleboro, Vt, July 10. 18S5. 4flw8w NOTINGS. The Boston Star suspended yesterday. Florida bas a constitutional convention now in session at Tallahassee. The great subject of contention Is an elective judiciary. . Gen Simon Buckner, the confederate com mander who surrendered Fort Donelson to Grant, paid a visit of condolence to his conquer or on Mt MacGregor this week. Harry Garfield takes a professorship in St Paul's school at Concord, N II, where he pre pared for AVilliame eollcge, and hit brother, wto wat the you n rest member of the recent graduating class at Williams, will atudy law at New York. Tbe Iowa greenbackers and democrat bave completed tbeir arrangements to fuse again tbit year, the latter nominating a candidate for gov ernor and for tuoreme court lodge, and tbe for mer fir lieutenant-governor aud superintendent of public instruction. Tbe contest over the Norfolk county, Va, elec tion last spring brings huge mast Of fraud on the part f the Democrats, to light. Tbe Dem ocratic condidate has refused to even contest the case and declares that be will not bold office obtained by inch meant. New Hampshire bat reduced tbe cost to the state litigation, by constitutional amendment in 1370; and nature in 1HS1, br more than one-half. The constitutional amendment pro vided fr tbe decision of miner cases by referees and the ttarute required tbe jadget to act at referees. Madam Blavatekr. a few yean ago tbe head of the great Theosophic Society at New York, and wbo hat since been in India propagating a h j-bred mixture of Buddhism and modern Spiritualism, bat been completely exposed ai trickster. Her famous materializations were limpkt imposture witb masks, bladders. wind and masho like those of Katie King in rbiladelpbia tome 10 rears ago. A quarreling confederate la her boose made the expoenre (bowing trips and sliding panel, and con cealed crack ta ceiling, false back to the "thrine" by which the manllestatioot" were 1 gbt a ho i, and giving t lb pabdc la of tetter from Biivauky which tabsUntially uiie4 Um humbug. tfcjnlaundried Shirts, Summer fJndenvear, for fkadics, ffienis and a all iigm presses, (fiorset (fiovers, (ffhemise, 4) rawer s, 4o ng Srts, Short SbMs, (Colored Slrts, Hoop Shirts, 4i4JSV4ylJS, 4WWS, 4cMS sM4) Malf fare on the railroads is sure to bring in a crowd of people and it will be desir able for those who can to do their shopping early in the day. AYc are now offerinn mo- notable bargains in our different departments which Will interest close buyers. 4ls$(W4i4!V BARNUM IS Which means thousands of peo ple In BRATTLEBORO. YOU ALL WANT n And'tta placa to lij 13 whsra yen get th? jawt for yaw money, We bave the undisputed reputation of keeping tbe largest VARIETY LATEST-STALES AND IAST BUT NOT LEAST. Giving yoa tbe lowest prlc:s. Yours Rcspt, F. E. DROWN IS, P. T. BARNUM And his Greatest Show on Earth, United to Tl8 Great Loifloi Circus Larger, Greater and Grander than Ever Before !pouo,ouo worm ot jnbw features auueu this year. ENORMOUSLY LARGE Q Sf SHOWS IN ONE. 3 3 Triple Circus in Three Bis; Ringe I 2 Double Menageries of Rare Beasts 2 1 Huge Elevated Stage .Performances 1 1 Museum of Living Wonders I 1 Roman Hippodrome of Glorious Ra?e 1 1 Ethnological Congress of Savage Tribes 1" Barnnm, Bailey i Hntchlason, Sol Ownerr. Increased Capital. Increased Daily Expenses. JUMBO THE WONDEH AND CIUL DRUN 8 vIANT rJCT, aouoi lw BROOKS HOUSE BLOCK. the best mmG J THE WORLD. WALTER'S TAT EXT CHARCOAL L1J1 I See wlat we Guarantee. An absolutely afrro proof roof, tfca will rrr four Man (the Mill of wood, and doable that of njinary tin, sheet iron or common !. A roof that will lv yoa proteetlo from tbe r-tan, aa it 18 storm, wiai ad fire proof. The etronawt, aa-wt attractive and light roof known, and wh ck yon can pot on your If Tbe only abingle provtdinc for ciparMtoo, coo trarttoa and other valuable improTraaenia which will not rattle, and yet t cheap in price In comparison with others. We goarante every claim w soak for ft- Whits & Galvio, JEATTLKBORO. VT. sruT WASTED To take in Va-i aal Irotirn ; Im Table Boarder wa wed. Call OT Mr Hrnry KellrTman, Elliot arret, h) Iht vi sta lore . evwiw" DOG FACED RUSSIAN BQ JQ., JQTITE JIABVEL-rSDUtf JAriil -; AItaD., THE Wl I.D CATEM i H -1 V-" NALA DAMAJAKTI, j The Heroic Hindoo .Siake Charmer. '' 100 GRKAT ACTS 100 Bv Three Full Circus Comra"iis. 300 EXPERT PERFORMERS Champions of the Woild. BARXUM'S ROMAN HIPPODROME With Every Kinrl of TbrlHinir Race. ETHNOLOGICAL CONG RES, Greatly enlareed and increased and containing; representatives from nearly every tribe of savage human being on earth. SAlHbU .WIHTK Cl,i:riaAT purchased for SCXI.OOO. MUSEUM LIVING WONDERS AND CURI OSITIES. Trained Animati, Horses. Dog, Tig'. Poniei, Hpars- Lions. Titers. Ilveuas G.iats, 2 Menageries with bundredt tf the rarest of wua npat rfvi'" 10OJ.NEW FEATU1MS. Kever teen before 1 1 charm, amuse and de lirht every visitor. S Peru iucj i-w-a u, 2 u ipn. Door open an boor earlier For the accommodation ol thoae wlehlnc ta arafcl the crowd on le (mend, aa orrl'-e baa been r taaliened at H A C baplnV dm etcre, feu ; , where reserved numbered ticket ran be Durxhm-.1 at tbe recnlar pneeand adaaieato rtrrcls at tha aurnt airanee. twrncn at dmiJen te Krc-rribiaaj emir Oc. Children rnder Mm Tear ;. GREAT r KF.K PTRKKT PA A OK. wl'b tl.Mu.") erorUi ot rare antra nnd ebjcctsi on the momine: nf tbe antral of ihe ebw. trcnin Kate on a'l rai reada. Will exhibit at MaaeAeeier IT, Xaehoa 1. Keen at, K at land . "it tr-eton 2S, afuaip;! St, ft Jaa ii. ba, A 'ban 7.