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VOL. L1T. BENNINGTON, VT., JRIDAY, JUNE 22, 1894. NEW SERIES M). 16. CORRECT Many spend rauch money for Think of it. Does it apply to you ? If it does, ro where you can get a perfecfc fit.' Wo make it a rule without exception to allow nothing to leavo our store unless it is a perfect fit. Why spend a large sum on a tailor-made suit when you can get the same thing at one-fourth the price in a ready-raade, and havo practically as good a fit? G. Gr. COLB, Dne-Pricc, Spot-Gash Clothier and Furnisher, Opera House Bl'k, Bennington. GO TO .... RIOHARDSON'S Green Houses tor best quality & lowest prices, PAPER HANdlNGS ! At Rednced Prices. In ordnr to close out our entire stock of Paper Hangings to make ronm, wo will sell 60c Parlor Embossed Paper, 4Sc 40c 41 " " 30c. 25c Parlor Gilts, Plaiu Back. 18c Bordeis and 1 band friezes in proportion. Any one now wishing to pa paper will do well to aee this stock at tliese price3. All slrictly this year's patterns. F. L. BOTTUM, North Bennington. COAL, WOOD, LUMBER, LATH, LINIE, CEMENT, PAINTS, OILS, NAILS, BUILDING PAPER, BUILDERS' "THE PEOPLE SAY," RUSSELL & MARCH, Are Offering ilnprecedented Bargains In all the above lines of goods. A full supply of all grades of SPRUCE, PINE and OEDAR SHNGLES constantly on hand. STIMATES FURNISHED FOR BUILDINGS OF EVERY DESCRIPTION. "THE BUILDERS," RUSSELL & MARCH, COUNTY STREET, FOOT OF SCHOOL STREET. Bargam s for Large No. 2 Family Mackerel; Annour's Corn Beef, 2 lb. can Armonr's Roast Beef, " Boston Baked Beans, 3-lb. can laundry Starcli, per pound, Eier Root Beer Extract 25c 10I1( Having taken the ageWy for these celebrated bicycles, we shall be pleased to show them tb any one wishing to buy a first-class ma chine, right. Every bicycle guaranteed for one year. Cast lour Eye m the Following Prices : Astcrs, 25 ccnts ner dozcn ransles. 25 ccnts pcr dozcn Pottcd Vcrbena?, 25c per dozcn Colcus, 25, 50c nnd 75c pcr dozcn Gcraniuuis, flncpJanism 4-lncli OUR STOOK WILL DRESS! Clothing, and yet nover appear 18c Iiliclia Piuisbed, 14c Micha Finished, 14c. 10c. Next Week ! 10 lb. Eit, 87c. with key, 20c, 3 for 55c. " 20c, 3 for 55c. 10c, or 3 for 25c 4c 25c size 15c, or 2 for Iftrs. Si.Kfl noi' rtnvnn Gernnlnms, good plants ln 3-inch jars, 75c and 81.50 ner doz. About 125 doz Toraato Plants at 2&c and 35c ner doz. BEAR INSPEOTION. THE BANNER. PUBLISHED EVERY TUESDAY AND FRI- DAY AFTERNOONS. Entered at the Bennington Pot Ofllcn a nconrt-clas matter by C. A. PIEKCE & CO.. Publishere. Terms, . 81.60 pcr year, strtctly ln advanco REPUBLICAN STATE NOMINATIONS. For Govornor: URBAN A. WOODBURY, of Burlington. For Lieutonant-Governor: Z. M. MANSUR, of Island l'oud. For Secrotary of Stato: CHAUNCEY W BROWNELL, of Burlington. For Stato Trcasurer: HENRY F. FIELD, of Rutland. For Stato Auditor: FRANKLIN D. HALE, of Brighton. I5EPUBLICAX CONORK8SIONAL HOMINA TIONS. For Membor of Congress: n. n. POWERS, Morrisville, First District. WM. W. GROUT, Barton, Second Dis trict. Erasttis Wiman, whoso caso has at traoted much attention by roason of bis promincnco in Now Yorfc busincss cir clos, was sontoncod, Wednesday, to 5 ycars in tlio Stato prison for forgery. A largoly signed potition was prosontcd asking judicial clomency. Somo comment is mado that no fiag was displayed at Gray Gables Sunday, wliilo all tlio nclghboring liouscs scnd Old Glory to tlin mast-boad in bonor o Bunker Ilill Day. Porbaps tlio Clevo Iand household objects to a show of a "tcxtilo fabric," as tbo flag bas becn tormcd by a Democratio autbority, on tbo Sabbath dav. Lowell Courior. Tlio nomination of Col. Mansur for tbo socond jilaco on tho Republican Stato rtckefc is tlio voico nf tbo pcoplo and is decisivo tbat Fopulist metliods and ap peals to olass projudico will not "down" in Vermont. In spots, a paokcd caucus. liko somo of thoso lield recently, may win a fow dolegates, but no ono and tfp sot of men aro ablo to capturo tbo wholo Stato by questionablo caucus metliods. Mansur, 332 votes, to Vail's 103 tells tlio story. Will somo of our Stato exchang es, who advisod tbo Banneu to "wait a day," and criticised our judgment, pleaso notico tbat we supported tho candidato who won? . A despatch from Buzzard's Bav of Juno 17th, says: "Eitber tbo flagstaff at Gray Gables or Skipper lirad. Wngut is a misflt. All up ana down tbo bav to- day tho national colors havo bcon ilying from tho cottages and flagstaffs, in cele- bration of tlio anniversary of tlio battlo of Bunker Ilill, but at Gray Gables tho bav breozo has blown atbwart baro poles. Wbcn Mrs. Cleveland camo. nino days ago, tho Gablos' flag was laid away in somo oorner, and to-day, tho createst in old Massachusotts colony bistorical an nals, wbilo Actor Josepli Jefferson and many otbers wore flying flags, the Presi dcnt's villa displayed none. Tho rcason offered is that tbo custodian of tho flag bad not beard of tbo momorablo bttlo with the British. It'is loarncd to-day that Fresident Cloveland expects tho national Congress to adjourn not later, ac tno lartnesr, tnan juiy ictn, and tnat bo will mako at least ono trip on to tho Gables beforo tbat date, for a fow days' rcspito. When Congress adjourns bis long vacation may bo tho longcst by far bo has evor enjoyed hero. IIo intonds now to tako plenty of timo in the later summor and early autumn to thorougb ly rcgain his hoalth in tbo quiet which bis isolatod soashoro bomo offers over all otber places available to lnm." Theso Domocratic timos aro teaching tbo peoplo a numbcr of bard lessons, somo of which aro summarizcd by tho Troy Times. Tho matter of hoalth is ono. People now wallc and get oxorciso wbereas beforo they rodo, and bo on for quito a spaco. Wo copy ono phaso that scems to us to bo verygormano: "Tben tbero aro other lessons loarned which havo no relation to bealth but animport ant ono to the diminished incomo of tbo family. It is no longor uufashionable to wcar a last year's dress or bat or suit. This is observablo in tho suburbau cburchos, wboro tbo dictates of fashlon aro ovorborno by tbo, circumstancos of tho peoplo. Thoro Is a broakiug away from tbo old crazo to imitato tbo ricb, wboroby a thousand-dollar incomo was often taxcd to keop paco with ono of tbreo to ten thousand. This is as licaltbful raorally as tbo consumption of simplcr food and largor indulgenco in ox erciso are pbysically. It is a declaration of indopendcnco from tho mostarbitrary Amorican tyrant, fashlon. Thoro is an othergratifyingsigu. Stahstics show a largo decline in tbo drink trado. Excos sivo indulgenco in iutoxicants is not roallyan Amorican habit; tho trado dc rives its support cbiefly from tho immi prant population wllo havo broucht their Europcan hablts with thom. Thoso of thom who wish to tako an honorcd placo in tho ranks of Amorican citizons loarn after a timo that it is tho Amorican habit to bo sober. It is ovident tbat tho bard times aro quiokcning tho losson, ono of tho most healthful of all that aro taught through thom." Swcetnessand Light Fome Conrcssmen, one day ln June, Llned up ln Uncle bara's ealoon. Tben Bpake a U. S Senator What are we fellovra In here forf" Then ald hts fcllowi, "Well, we thlnk Wo only tarllt for a drink," And cacli mansmlled upon bis mate "Toddyf" the bar-keep sald, "or atralght" , Then every Btateman In tht llno Beplled, ,fA little 'ShuK'ln mlne." But one from fir off Jerscy'g ihore, Who Btood convenlent to tne door, "Sme 'Shug ln mlne," soft whlspered he, 'But mlx lt unbeknownt to mo." Tben llehtly couccheJ behlnd bis haad AnJt jolned tbe Scnatorial band. Then out they flled with steps elato, Saylng: "Ife all upon the alate." And laughod nntll you'd thought they'd "bust,1 To aee tho iga hnng up "No trust." Phlladtlpbla Press. TW0.ARM5 BETWEEN THEM. Woodbury and Mansur are Repub lican Standard Bearers. Wo condenso from tho St. Albans Mes songor report, undor dato of Montpolior,' Juno 20th: Tho Ronublican campaign was fqrmally openod in Vormont to-day by tbe meoting of tbo Stato Couvenlion to nominato a ticket to bo supported at tbo Septombor election. Tbe anto-con-tiou canvass for tbo lioutenant govornor sbip was a spirited ono up to tho assom bly of tho coiiveution this moruing. Tbo drift of seutimcut among tbo delegates was apparently in favor of Col. Z. M. Mansur, and, as tho various caucuscs wero hold and votes taken fortho sovcral candidatcs, it becamo ovident that Col. Mansur had a handsomo lead in tho can vass. At the Franklin caucus tho voto stood: Mansur 30, Vail 3; Grand Islo voted six solid for Mansur; Lamoille, Mansur 2a, Vail 4; Orloans, Mansur 40, Vail 2; Windham, 30 for Mansur solid; Bennington, 3 foivMansur, 25 for Vail; Washington, Mansur 24. Vail 11, Bates 0; Rutland, Mansur G0, Vail 12; Chitten den, Mansur 40; Orange, Mansur 20, Vail 15: Caledonia, 3 for Mansur,3j for Bates; Addison, Mansur 10, Vail 40; Windsor, Mansur 12, Vail 40, Theso flgurcs givo Mansur 300, Vail 150, and Bates 50 votes. The convcntion was callcd to ordor at 11 o'clock in tbo Opera IIouso by Chair man F. W. Baldwiu, of tho Stato Cora mittec. Tho reading of tho roll was dis penscd with, nnd tho chairmau thcroup on prcsentcd Georgo M. Powers of Mor risville, for prcsident of tbo day, who upon taking tho chair, mado a vigorous and forceful speech on tho vital issues of tho day. Tlio montion of McKinloy's namo by Mr. Powors clicited most en thttslastic chcers and applauso. For secretaries, Johu W. Rcdmond of Nowport, and Fred E. Hamilton of Salis bury, wero chosen. Tlio following vice-presidonts wero chosen, ono from each county: Addison, Bonjamln Smltb; Bennington, J. O. San ford; Calodonia, L. D. Ilazcn; Chitten den, II. C. Gleason: Essex L. T. Wil hams; Franklin, J.A. Porkins; Grand Islo, N. W. Fisk; Lamoille, E. II. Shat tuck; Orange, S. B. Ilebard; Orleans, Geo. II. Blair; Rutland, R. C. Smith: Washincton, A. W. Lyford, Windham, Ilosea Manu Jr. ; Windsor, J. C. Enrigbt. A committeo onresolutions, consistlng of the following dolegates, was appoint ed: II. I). llydor, cliairman, of Bellows Falls; M. J. Allon, of Ferricburgb; C. II, Darling, of Bennington: Harry Blodgott, of St. Johnsbury; J. L. Southwick, of Burlington; Portor II. Dale, of Is.and Pond; IL W. Jackson, of Grand Islo; II. E Perkihs, of St. Albans: W. II. Robin son of Morrisville; II. E. Parker, of Bradford; Josiab Grout, of Derby; Ilenry L. Clark, of Castleton: T. J. Dcavitt, of Moutpolier; R. Mr Colburn, of Spnngfleld. Nominatlonsbeingin order,tho namo of Col. Urban A. Woodbury, of Burlington, was presonted for governor by Hon. J.D. Foster, of Burlington. Tho nomination was seconded by P. K. Gleed, of Morris ville; Col. Ilerbert E. Taylor, Brattle boro, C. J. Bell, of Walden, Geo. D. Law rence, of Rutland, Geo. H. Blako, of Barton, N. W. Fisk, of Isle La Motte. Tho nomination was unanimously mado by a rising voto araid cheers. A committeo, consistlng of Gon. T. S. Peck of Burlington, Col. F. D. Proctor, of Proctor, and Major Josiab Grout of Derby, was anpointed to notify Col. Woodbury of bis nomination and cscort him.to tho platform. Tho nominee was then presentcd to the convcntion and made a felicitous spcoch, accepting tlio nomination. For lieutenant govornor tho namo of Col. Z. M. Mansur of Island Pond. was presonted by Porter BT. Dale of Brighton, which was seconded by Col. J. J. Estey of Brattleboro, Fletcher D. Proctor of Proctor, P. K. Gleed of Morrisville, E. A. IIowo of Ludlow, and L. Bart Cross of Montpelier. Tho namo of II on. HomcrW. Vail of Pomfret, was presonted by W. C. Whip nlo of Pomfret. William Chanin of Mid dlesex, J. C. Enrigbt of Windsor, O. M. uaruer ol Arlington, ana Droa Arnoiu ot Botbel. A tbird candidato was named in tbo pcrgon of Hon. Honry C. Bates of St. Johnsbury, by Alexandor Dunnot. Mansur was nominated on tho flrst ballot. Tho voto stood as follows: Wbole number 61 Necssary to a cholce 288 Mansur .. 332 Vail , : 193 Bates... 40 Tho convcntion ronominated by unani- mous voto Secrotary of Stato C. W. Browuell, Stato Trcasurer Treasuror II. W. Ficld and Stato Auditor F. D. Hale. Hon. H. B. llenburn. meraber of con gress from Iowa, was then introduced and made a stirring addross. A Stato Committoo was elected as fol lows, one from oach county: T.M. Chap- man, Addison; M. 11. Deming, uonnmg ton: A. F. Stono, Caledonia; H. S. Pcok, Chittenden; S. T. Clark, Essex; Olin Morrill. Franklin: R. R. Hathaway. Grand Islo; P. K.Gleed, Lamoillo; John u. ifoster, orleans; uoo. ji. iawronco, Rutland; J. W. Brock, Washington; H. D. Holton, Windham; A. E. Watson, Windsor. TIIE PI.ATFOBM. Hero aro tho resolutions: Wo, tho Republicans of Vermont iri convcntion assemblod, realllrm our adherenco to theso princlplos which for more than 30 yoars havo kept our country to tbo f ront in tho march of civil ization. As tbo resultof tho temporaiy doparturo of thojNation from thoso priu ciples of govornmont praoticed by tho uepuDiican party, wo poins io mo wiuo sprcad doprossion and completo .stagna tion of busiuess. tbo bundrcds of tliou- sauds of unemployod workingmen, tho silcnt factories and tho distrust of tho Democratio party, wbich is ovident whorover tho voico of voter is hoard. Wedenounco as espccially injurious to tho Stato tbo provislons of tbo Wilson bill. Wo donounco tbo increaso of tho tax on tlio poor man'sbreakfasttablo, which is accompanied by a decroaso in tho tariit on articies oi luxury. Wo denounco tho Wllsou bill as soctlon al in its provislons, subserviout to gi crantlo mononollos. a monanco to busi ness intorcsts, and wo predict that if it becomcs a law, prospority will not ro turn to our land uuttl tho Ropublican party is again in powor. Wo dcclaro our beliof that tho ropeal of tho fcderal oleotlon lawwas passed in tho intorcsts of tbo fradulent clootiou motbods of tho Domocratic party. WE MAKE TI1INGS KDM BY KEEPING UP TO DATE IVlen's More new styles ln our Suit department than any two houses InTroy can show. Q I ( 85 s'ycs All-wool Suits. sacks and frocka; new long Cutaway Sacks a specialty; in OJH fabrics nevcr beforo rctailed by us atless than 812 and J14. rt Bome of Iha most def irable cootls in the market. in lone cut sacks. handaomelv tnaile Olii and trimmed, atS12 per ault. fannot Iban $15 jiay iiagonai as good as any $30 suit in Troy. Children's Suits. anrt Q3?"A Bat orBall lreo with every SWe have just purchasrd an entlro stock of llne uhildren.s Clothing, comptising Zouave, Ulouio Fauntleroy Sults. absolutely all wnrl Kooda. and hand'ome ttvlcs, and offer the entlro lot at 3persuit. JNiVttit UAVj ul:ii valuao You may bo intmested. Shirt Waists BOdozon ofthe clebTatod Star Sblrt Walsta Izcs, regular price $1. a dozeii llae Uhevioi nna maaras uaists 0Jq cacu, reguiar pnco icc 25 dozen flno Blouses in new and dcslrable patterns, IJf and J ' 331, 33 and 338 Rlver Strcet, 13; 15, 17 and 19 Kourth Strcet, iirLrnM flm Btrnnlinna nffnrt.tt of tho Vermont sonators and roprosentatlves in Congress to rouder as barmlcss as possible tbo prospeotivo tariff legislation. Wo favor tbo coutinued aud oxtended uso of silver in our circulatiou withiu tho extcnt of tho ability of tbo govom mfinr, ti nroscrvo tho nresent naritv bo- tween gold and silver. To this ond wo will nau witn cnuiusi asm all efforts of tho governmont to nlifnin o n nrrpnnmnnf wtMl nll nt"llOr fniTl- mercial nations to securo tho fruo coin- ago of silver on any propor ratio. In stato affairs wo promiso a continu anco of wiso economy wboro ccouoray is wiso andwbero tho best iuterosts of tbo state demaud. Wo pledge hoirty and cntbusiasho support to tbo candidates this day uoin- lnacca. Wo promico tbat wo will uphold tho linnilo nf nni- ir11n.nt. lp.adnrs in tho com- ing contest, as wero tho hands of Moses in tlio wiluorness, untu victory lsgainuu. We plodgo ourselves to sond out next Soptombor such greoting to our fellow T?nnnliliV.iii9 11 ovnr tho land as will eil- miinmi flmm tn lipnH thfiir ovnrv enerrv tothe practical elimination of tho Deru- . ll r .. : rtl itics. Tho Messongor, whoso oditor was od tho spot says: "Tbo duty devolving up on tlio raomoers oi tno iiepuoucan swwj convention at Montpelier was well and fnlflifiillv nnrfnrmnrl. AltllOllfh tbo univorsal agreemont among tho Repub- jority of tho nominations gavo less of in fn Ha flnlilinriifns than nsnal whero tViVUV bV VW UW wm. contests aro oxpected,,and tended somo wuat to ciecrcaso tno auenaance oi uujo gates, tbero was Ropublican entbusiasm enougb and to spare. The Second District Thn (nnvontion at Whito River Junc- tinn. Tnnsdav. was a ronresentativo bodyof Republicans. Hon. Hcnry C. Bates ofSt. JounsDury, prosiaoa. uen Grout mado tho speecu of tho occasion and was unanimously renorainated tor Congress. Tho General has a happy way Of grouping lacts, anu ms .irr;uuKmu;iii, of the Domocracy was particularly tell incr Wn minto him on "tho return of tho Republicans to powor" : Uut tnougu wo are now m ino uui s. ncss of nigbt tho light is breakmg. The scales are falling from tbo oyes of tho American people, and they aro every- whoro turning 10 tno granu om ncuuuu can party, tbo party of Lincoln, Grant, ci.i..mnn nnH Hlipridnn? of Stimner. Sew- ard, Chase, Conklingand Blaine. Huu- gor and coia aro Bovore sciiuomuisiuis, but thoy aro fast toaching tbo lesson ity is by protcoting American lndus- tries. Ana au ciasses, worKiugniuu, f-irmnn m-ATiiif.ictures. morohauts. bauk- ing the husks of freo trado, which tbo swine will not ear, ana going uuk iu thoirfatbor's houso. nmirnn rlisnlacinfT a Domocrat-PoDU- list governor by 15,000 plurality, tbe Loulsiana sugar excnangu iu wo ij lieartoi tlio iree traao oouiu, uikiui I1IUUOM uuwum.1, " 1 . - , tm tfm nth Kow York consrressional .A... n rtnn firinir Tnr r.nn Tirfir.i;nLivu hvh district, always norotoioro ioinocrauu, ' I I! ,1. T T r. .1 rlm nli.Rt.ions all over tbo country aro fim rtntn nf rnt.iirn. Tho crv on ovory hand is, 'The Ropublican party again to tno neim "Tho Amorican pooplo know that un- Jit1.r,nrnthK.Mim BVRtOm. OVBr S3.000.- 000,000 in.principal and intorest wero paid on tno puono uoui oy ino nupuuu can nartv boforo Cloveland's first admin- lstratlon; ann mai. uu yum jusu CS0,30O less than Prcsident Arthur liad done. Tuoy aiso Know iiuw, iu uu iut torm, Cloveland juggled witu tlio rov- fltmaa nf tnn fTnvflrimieni. : uuw uu stopped paying tho publio dobt in ordor i sno rwi ruin nf v1,iol. lin flmna,fnr1 vi tlinnt intorest in favonto -KTntlnnnl Konlra TllV IflinW. fllsO. llOW in his prosont administration, wliilo tt ! .. !.i iion nno e.ni im tlm ilnlit XlUlllOUU pi.lU -ut.wi'.wu. -1 Mt- ni i.n. ni.ivntfinfi iint. iinirl a lol- lo i,f linn nf.tiinllv innrnasnd it huO.- OOO'.OOO; which ho has borrowcd to mcct currcnt oxponses; anu umt. snu iu Troasury is ompty, and gonoral distrcss, and flnancial and business stagnation bangliko a nigbtmaro ovor tho wbolo Highest of all in Leavening Power. Suits. be duplicated to-day outside our store at less iong uuiouus at gtj r inaKe, unu Play Ball. purchase ln thla department.iSJ uiurin unrm&u. vome in anu iouk ai mem. and Blouses. ,. at rVC eoch, tew goods, lust recelved. all i 0j TROY, fiL Y. country; and all bccauso of tho incom potency, and tbo tlisorganizing and dis astrous doctriucs of tbo Democratio party. "Nowtlro American pooplo know all this. Thoy aiso romomber, now tbat they havo timo to think, that tbo Repub lican party has horotoforo piloted tbo old sbip of stato through far moro stormy and dismal times thau this. And it is only natural that they should havo confldenco in a pilot that bas weathered tho storm; bcnce tbo sum mons that is soundincr throutrhout tbo land. And just as fast as tho people can issuo tho ordor, it will bo for a re turn to tho principles and policics of tbo Republican party, whoso great career fills tho brigbtcst pago in all higtory, and whoso futuro will dopend upon its fidclity to tbo intorcsts of tho American peoplo." i The First District. Tho First District Convontion at Bur lington, liko that of tho Socond District and tbo Stato Convontion, that had pre cocded it, was a harmonious and euthus iastic gathering. As tho Free Press says: "Tho Republicans of Vermont haye every reason to bo gratifled over tho result of tho lato convontions. Tho spirit oxhtbited by tho members of tho convcntion was plainly an ovi dence of tho loyalty of tho dolegates to tho great principles of the Republican party, and that loyalty found oxpression at overy opportunity." Ilenry L. Clark of Castleton, presided. I. E. Gibson was tho Bennington Coun ty vice-president. Tho resolutions adopted wero: "Kesolved, That this convention re afflrms tbo wiso and patriotic scntiments adopted by the Stato Republican conven tion. "Resolved, That this convention most cordially endorsos tbo Congrossional career of its present reprcsentative, H. Henry Powors, and oxpressos its fullest confldenco in his ability, fidclity and statesmansbip." Judgo Powors, liko tho boad of tbo Stato ticket, aud his colleaguo in tbo IIouso, was ananimously nominated for mornbor of Congress by a rising yote. John H. Whipplo of Manchester, is tho Bennington County membor of tbo now District Committee. Judgo Powers mado a statement in bis speech, that is important. Refer ring to tbo next Congress, bo said: "An iniportant duty rests upon tbo pcoplo of Vermont next September. This has been a Ropublican year. Somo people aro confidont that tho noxt Na tional House will havo 100 Republican majority. Do not bo deccivcd. It will tako a gain of 52 from north of Mason and Dixon's lino to givo a majority of one. Wo shall do tbat, bowover. Wo nocd and, must havo the House, as the chauccs .aro 3 ln 5 tbat tbo noxt prcsi dent may bo elected. by tbat body. Wo must aiso havo tho States, for tho voto is by Statcs, aud wo must havo 23 as they now stand. Vermont may as well givo 30,000 majority as'20,000 noxt fall. Wby not give tho two ono-armod soldiers such a responso as will satisfy tbo peo plo of theso Unitod States that Vermont Republicans aro truo to their ancient faith? Wo have not for 20 years had over 03 per cont. of tlio votcrs out, and it is ccrtain that of tho missing 35 per cent., nine-tenths aro Republicans. At tbo conolusion of Judgo Power's speech tho convontion adjourncd. Vermont Academy, Tho graduatiug oxorciscs wero hold, Wedncsdav, at Saxtons Rivor, tho speak ing showing the result of caroful train ing. Tbo salutatorv address was in Greok by Miss Alta M. Tozer; tho vale dictoryby Miss Annio R. flall. Tho rest of tho class had essays. Tho ad dross to tho graduates was on "Success" bv the Rov Dr. Georgo C. Lorimer of Boston. After dinner speeches wero mado bv Miss Cumminfcs. lady princi- I pal; Miss Smiloy, lato principal of Moul j ton college, Toronto; tho Rev. J. II. Rob- bins, tlio uov. ii. n. Arcuioaiu oi tno trustces; the Rov. B. Kellogg of '80, and the Rov. C. n. Peck. Among tho graduates is Miss Julia Wilcox, daugh torof Dr. S. R. Wilcox and Russoll C. Gravcs of this villago. Latest U. S. Gov't Report