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To Ront. nnoKENT. A houso contalnlnc 8 rooms and McGulre, 211 Maplo St. To iient Two lurublied rooms, 300 llnln TTio Kent Thrf Tliomas White Itcsldence jl sciiooiat. v. u. aunuuvn, Ag u T o iieht A number ot deslrable tcnements, Inqulre or wm. K. iiawks. uenmngton. ForSalo. T?oii sale on to iiknt. Tho Nowton Homo- X' stcad, 227 North st. Auuross a. h. new fton, 213Bradtord St. 'Tj'ok sale Secd liotatoes 100 varietles. Call J? nnd gel a bushel of tlio best early varlety .iorji. v. a. unapp, xMonn uenningion. Tlni! rat.k clieaD foreath or on easv Dav- J? ment8 allne carrlage aud harness, has been usoa very iitue. Appiy to as j. wood, 124 Beech St, Bennington. Llberatlon Notlco. Thts may certify that I havo this day glven my son Ohartes L. Harwnod, aged 10 years, lils tlme during tlio remalnder ot hts mlnorlty, aml wlll clalm nono of lils wages or be responilble for any oi ni3 ueots irom uus uate. Mrs. J. G. Harwood, Bennington, VL, Marchso, 1899. BUSINESS CARDS. It. B.C.JENNEY, DENTIST, Bennington, Vt .rtOAL, IililB AND OKMHNT, nt WliolesalO KJ and ltctall. J. II. LOKINU & CO., Uepot tStreet. Bennington. k Z. CUTLEIt. Uentlst. JX, Successor to Dr. 8. B. Plke. All operatlons perlormedln tuemostthorougn .and careful mauner, and atreasonabloprices. My alm wlll be to glve entlro satlsfactlon In all cases submltted to my care. Gas or Ktlitr ad tmlnlslered for extracttnc teeth wlthout Daln nvhen deslrod. OfUce opposlte Frce Llbrary uau. uenmngton. M AltY E. 1'AK'f IUDGE, M. D. 44 2 MJUli birooi, Bennington, Vt. HBNBY 8. G OOD ALL, II. D ' Pliyslclnn and Surgeon. DI8EASES OF THE EYE, EAlt, THR.OAT AND NOSE A SPEOIALTY. XlUlll'fi IfiJtUU 1U.O" ll., 1 tU lll,. w lu ifl p. m. Ulllce and Uesldcnce, 434 Maln Sheet, Bennington, vt, (reiKiencn ot j, unver uuri. . 'Spx-ing'' Op ening1 ! IKE SCHULEMAH & G0 LADIES FINE TAILORS. Wo havo a blgger store and blgger stock of goous nnu lower prices. ii you wauiyourspring sults. cnpes. cioaks aivl sklrU, call on lke rSchulcman & Co., tiie Jjidlen' Tallnr. We wlll raake you to oroer, or you wlll always flnd ready niade garments on haud. 134 North Stroot. Watson's Photograptiic Stuclio. Lawyers, edltors nnd statesmen, TranslentvUltors Intowu Go to Watsou's to slt for photos Wateon's llnc pliotos of renowu. 425 MainSt., Bennington, Vt. J. J. MAHON, CONTRACTOR and'BUILDER. . General Jo'liblngand Itepatrlng. Flans, speo catlons anil Estlmates furnlshcu. J11J4 MAINST., BENNINGTON. m MADE ON HONOR. Fotty years experlenc and guarantee of the greatest company In tlie world back of every machlnr. Over 15 mllllons mailo and sold. Illchest awards nt tho World's Columblan Ex P03ltionforcxcellenc8 of deslgn, excellence of -constructlon, regularlty ot niotlon, eivac ol mo tlon, great speed, adlutablllty, durablllty, eato of learnlng. convenlence of arrangcment. Old maclilnci cleaned nnd rcpalred. Bcst eew lng maclilne oll. Genuluo needlejf and parts for .all macliine.s. A few settlngs of cbolce Whlto Pekln Ducks eggs for sale. J. G. HARWOOD, General Agnnt For Bennington co., otuco 124 jicacu at, uen. nlngton, Vt. THE RIGHT TIME For taklng a Blood Puriner IS NOW. The Right Thing 1 To take ls Compound Extract of Sarsapanlia. Fut up and sold by J. T. SHURTLEFF, - MAIN ST. lArge liotues ts cenis. This justly celebrated brand of lllurmnating oil ot i'e Test JElement of great safety. PERFECTION js au illuminator. UN1F0RMITY In quality. Can be seoured of any grocer wnom we suppiy irom our tank wagons. GUARANTEED 150 FIRE TEST Tho Semi-Weebly Baonor will bo sent for tbreo montbs, on trial, for 23 conts, to cqable those who do not nnw take it rogularly to get ncquaint ed with it Thia ollar good only till Juno 1, and paper stoppod at. end of -tbroo roonths if ont ronowcd. "Littlo Oolda." Thouaands of lives 8aorifieed ovory yoar. Dr. Wood's Norway i'ino Syrup curea lutld colda, jures big colda too, down to tho very vergo ol conaumptioD. Homeliqht Oi Bigh StanflarflOilComrany S Ul flTUCD TfHIUUO ,3 0 uinui iuiiiiu. o 9 . V 5S0'9J'SS0J'0'5'SJ,J 53 0099 9 Woodford. Fred Newoll has moved to Stamford Fred Wood and Miss Wordoo Koro married )nat Buoday. Miea Lizzie'Lau're'na baa visitod ber siater, Emma Wood SBVcral daya. ffm Templo aud fumily haje moved nto tno uouso witb u. a. rotror. Nellio Knlcbta and Bello Outler havo viaitod friooda in Bonnlugton. Cbarles W, Outlor of BonninKton has vlaitea relativea In town tnla woou. Kev. Lutlior P. Adnms nnd Miaa Qraco Park woro married in Boston April 6. . Mr. Knapp is making somo im'provo monta on tho intenor of bia Mt. Plcas- ant Houae. Mastgr JobnDlo haa apont tbo week with hia aunt, Eliza Bowlea, , nt the lumber camp on the Searsburg lino. Monday rnornlne thprmomotera in dicated 18 desreea. Thoro ia a raw air atill, but we May be happy yet. Tho Hnnnnv hrnthnrs. Jnmeu and Edward of the "East end" aro attend ing tho "oity" acbool. Sororal from Woodford attended tho Dolla Fox ontertaintnent at BenniDg ton VVedne8day ovening. The electrid car, etc, nuotion di3 not come off Tuesday. but was post ponod until the 21th of tbia nionth. Mildred Gleaaon was tho recinient of a gold wntcb ber blrtnuay, presont ed by hor Uncle Daniei, the poatmaa- ter. We woro in error laat wco'x in aayinu tbat Mlsa Hhinpoo of Searaburcr would teach in tho Hollow. Miaa Mary Uydo or Jtionnington will teach tbere. A. iice rain aet in Wodnostiav morn- ing and for nn bour or two sprinklcd bandaomoly, but, nt noon it an'nwed libe tbo "nickena, " and overybody eain, "loc or come 1" Aireaay we near tno peen or anrine cnicxena. wnen tno little peepors no tice tbo snsw banks they scamper bnck and bovor beneatb tlioir mother'a winga! It was nuito blizzardy laat Sunclav and aboiit tbrce and n balf incb.es of snow fell juat balf the amount tbat Doctor Day rocorda in bia Bennington correapomlence to The Troy Daily limca. iirmoDtly sorae one miain- formod the doctor. Probably ovpr tbreo bundred dollara havo beou aont to tbe Larkin Company, uuuaio, ss. i., lor tnnir aoapa Irom Woodford Oity. If ao rauch Luainesa, nccordinc to population, ahould go frora evqry (own in tbe United States, lt.wouia sflera aa ir tbo llrm would ro- uiro an acrrnco for thoir plant na 'largo na tbe atate of Vermont. v Wm. Campbell, whose death oc- ourrod at Bennington last Saturday. spent Inat summer in Woodford and ar- rancoa ents were neing rande for bim to do bo next sutnmer. Wbilo horo Mr. Caraplipll was a liberal cootribti- i - 1. . r? : 1 1. Tbe 9th nf April nover goes by witb- out Wvodford "veta" spenkinc of Leo'a aurrendpr nt Acpomattox Cnurt Iiouse, nnd tho "boys" havo been known'to "colelirnto" a little on tbat day In a quiot littlo wav of thoir own! Well, tbey woro patriotfo. to say tbo "tWnllo lbo,roapccte(l . lVpq(Ffdfd :.'Cl,tl-? zen wno so rauir rosemnies xpnysi- nian nt North Bennington waff .in Ben nington a whllo ogo a lady haatily ac- costed bira nnd saicl, "JJoctor, tuoae pula you left for my daugbtpr do not provo to be beneflcial, and I wiab yuu woaid call and " uut l am not a doctor, you mistake mo," roplied tbe Woodford man witn a srotie. "UU ab" roioined tho lady, aa ahe bluslird little and made a cracoful courtesy and walked up the Htrret. - A Thousand Tongues Uould not wxpress tbo rapturoof Annie Ifi. Hprlngnr, or liao Howard at., Philadelphin, Pa., wben shu found that Ur. Kiig'g Now Discovery for Consutnption liad comploteiy cured ber of a Unnlciag cough tbat for many years bad mauo liie a burdon. All otber remenlea and doctors ould iive hor no holp, but sbo anys of thia Royal uure--'lt snon romoced the pain in my chest and I oan now aleep aoundly, somothing 1 can scarcoiy remomber doing bofore. I feel line sounding ita praiaes tbrougbout tho Universo. " So will every one wbo tries Dr, King's New uiHcovory lor nny trouble of tbe Tbroat, Chest br Lunga. Prico 50c. and 81.00. Trial bottiea freo at O. K. Gibaon'B Drug Store; every bottlo guaranteed. Sandgate. Albert Hodgo frora Pawlot wos at Dr. Hoyt's oror Sunday. Robina aod apring' birda aro onco more with us. Tbo liaters havo ncarly completed tboir flrat round. Tho personal pronorty of tbo lato William Watt Is to bo sold at auction in the near future Mrs. Nathaniel Conkoy ia suffering irom an acuie aciauK oi poeumonia. Tbe liev. w. li. Kydoi has gone to conierence tne preaent wcok. Enos Sheldon from Rupert has been bircdta teach tho scbool in diatrict numDer o, tne sutnmer term. Georgo Brayaon and fnmily have roovod and aro nving in the "Hannah uovoy" nous9. At tho land tax sale on tbo Rth. n B. Bandall bid off tbe Daniol Ilays luriu. Herbert Uentloy Ia out of towo, in ew ior atate on bla aunual trip, abearinc abeen. Georgo Snyder baa gono to Wilmine- ion to wont on r. woou JOD, Cnopping. Miaa israma uandall is homo from ber annooi in uambrldgo, N. y on i vacatlon. . At a meoting ot tho Metbodiat offl cial board, E. F. Hoyt was elected sicretary, nnd Mra. R. B. Randnll trcaaurer. To the Public. Knowing Chamberlaln'a Cough Remody to be modicine of great worth and tnerit and oanocially valunblo for cougbs, coIdB, croup and whooping cough, we will hereafter warrant every bottlo bougbt of uj and will refund tbe money to anyone wbo ia not satlatJcd atter uaing two-thirda nf a 25 or 50 cent nottio. u. &. uinaon, Druggist. South Shaftsbury. Tbo mud ia lirymg up lu moat parta of tbo vniage. Milk is boing broght into creamery tbia week, , Rov. G. H. Robbins -went to the Bur- liogton on Tueadny. Soth Teilt will raove in where Frank Madiaon vacatod. Milo Pierce made a businesa trip tu Donby one day tbia week. Edwin Hawkina iannl ablo to beout yet, but ia nut critically 111. Miaa Florenco Durleson ia teacbing in tbo "Snow diatrict" in East Sbaftaburv. Mrs. Robbina and her dnugliter, Mra. S. E. Hnwkina were out of town on Wednesday. Somo needed repairs will be put on tbo paisonago during tbo abaenco of tho pnstor. Miaa Cordella Spoiicer haa'viaited town tho paat week or two; ahe ia re aiding at Valley Falla. G. S. Matitson waa about in bia otli cial capacity on Monday of tbia week, bo boing nce of tbe town listers. Mhs McCormiok of. Weat Rutland nrrived in town Monday, nnd has taltcn a acbool fo tho west part of the town, known V "Shaftabury Hollow." Rov. Mf. Stoele'a recoption, cotsid oring tbe weativir and alinost impasa ablo roada, waf," well attended. About 70 frionds gatbered. Refroabmcnts woro sorvod di'.ring tho evening. David F. liewia' cocdition doea not improve. Bo is boing Itindly cnred for in bia declining days. Mr. nnd Mra. Bradiah are botb on tbo invalid list tbemeelvea, yet aro untiring for hla comfort, Ernest Parkor, who waa ao aeveroly injured laat week, ia doing aa well aa can be oxpocted. II ia sttending pbya ician thipka bia band will be aa good as ever Sn timb. ' Mrs. 0. S. Hawkina.nxpocta to visit her aister, Miaa Suaan D. Monroe, Fridnv, who Ia at the Samaritan hoa pial, Troy. So far Miis Monroe iseat laQpd with ber cboico of ocoupation nnd ia proving very eflioient in ber new work. Several frora bere wpre in attend -nnce nt the "'Jfottle of Fiah," and also to see Dolla Fox in ber role on Wod noaday ovening. Enough went frora bcte to tho Iattor, to get the midnigbt sloepor to stop for thein. Businesa saoma to be on tho increaso atill nt tbe Englo Squaro Onmpany's works, from tho apponranco of tbo men that pour out of the building at tbe sound of tbe whiatle. Moro new books: The. VirginianB. Thackerav; Standiab of Standiab, a atory of the Pilgrlma, Jane G. Austln; Hy Iko nnd IJvko, Henty; Treaaure Ialand, R. L. Stovenson: Bird World. J. U. StioKnoy; Hnw to Know Wild Flowera, Mrs. Dana: Fnrthoroat North, Nansen; Rcd Rock, T. Nelsan Pago. f Tho primary dopartment of thia acbool was the rocipient of a fraraed plcturo of Abraham Lincoln frora Rev. Mr. Steelo, town suporiutondent. Any of thp (anilips there rBproaented. who have McOluro'a magazini will at onco rwengnizp. the eama picture, ann bo ablo to find hia ngo nt tbat titnr, tboro boing n can9idernblo sltetch of bis II fo Tho.ro will be no "nreachine sorvice nn Bundnv. Hundnv S'llioOI and claHS Bnnnnv PVflninf thnrA tolll ha n misl' aionnry concert Tnn cholr- will ren dor somo of tbn muic for tlio eveping. Mrs a. MiriJold will conduct tbo. ser- vice. Tbere will no eomo "roadlnga, rpc'taiir.ns and singihg by tho "Junior Epworths." ' " " 1 That Throbblng Hoadacho. Would quiekly lea'vo you. 'f you ueed Dr. King's New Life Pills. Thoua- nnda of sufTorera bnvo proved tboir rnatnh'psa mHrit for Sick-and Nervnus Hadacbca. Tbey mako puro blood nnd atrong nervea and build up your hoalth. bapy to take. Try Only 23 conts. Money back curcd. Sold by 0. E. Gibson tbem. if not Drug- giat. Dorset. t MissJessio Sheldon entertnined a largo conr.pany nf frionds on Tbursdny evening, the thirteenth, nt tlin bomo of hor aister, Mra, Edtnund Roberta. Tbo far-nera tbia wny aro buay mak ing sugar, nltbough no great amouni ia boing mado. The anow is fast dis- appoaring and in places tbo roada are gotting settled. Mrs. J. L. Obermaier read her'papof; on "Chnatian Endoavor Helps,". which sho prepared for the Bonning ton county convention, heforo tbej Cbriatian Endeavor Bociety Sundajj ovoning. . Tbo 8ons of Veternna invite the peo' ple of Dorset and tboir frienda to "pcanut sociablo" which tbey bavi arranged for Tburaday ovening. thnj twentieth. It ia hoDed there may bil a large attondanco. Thn litnrnrv nnfnrfnlnmnllt ntlrl SO' oial given by tho GraneaBt weetj waa woll attended. Mr.. Si'mons Bana two Roloq finnlv nnrl hia rpcitatlOD "King Robort of Siclly" waa apiireci; ated by all. Alr Loa from Hurr BDa Burton Sominary also recited and MrJ MoWayne apoke of camp lifo during tho Spaniah-Amorican wnr, An oxchange haa recently been mada in bomo dwellinga between J. H. I Hodgo living on tho road leading to tbo Hollow and Georgo Wade, wbo re sidoa in tbo villngo. M. B. Paddork recently purohaapd Mr. . Hodgo'a fann for Mia3 C. M. Nottbeck of ew York City. "Awordtotho wlae ia aufiin'e n't and a word from tbo wlao sbould "o Bufllcient, but you ask,1. who aro tbo wise? Thoae who know. Tbo oft peatcd experienco bf truatworthy P6" aona may be takon for knoPiod?6 Mr. W. M. Torry says ObBmbo'lai0'' Cough Remedy gwea bottor satlafa? tion thnn any other in tbe n arket. Ho baa been in tho drug busicesa at Elkton, Ky., for twolvo yoara; sold hundreda of bottiea of thia rota$ dy nnd neaMy all other cougb meai cinca mnnufactured, which Bhov cop. clusivoly that Ohamberlain'B .V moat aatisfactory to tho people, ina 7 tho beat For sale by 0. -E.' ?f uruggut. ' iKuf. S'0 ar? tbe accredlted reprcent ffliowii? DllD"ir Jn thlplace,snd are author StoK.,uJ!criPtlon Bnd adTrtlemont8 a"4 10 mi and reoolpt thereforl John Bo'urn of Mancbeater Dopot bas towed Into tho houae vacated by Edf&w.Starka. Thffewore four conflrmed at the Zionchurch Tuesday evon.ing. Tbe.Iistera aro at workV ' BettHickaiaotw rk in tbo drug store helpirjg inventnry... IrviDd Connor of Manuboator Dopot is at ork fcr Pettibono & Co. Thos. J), Lidgowood is specding a fow dijs with frionda in Now York oity,- A fauinber of htudents from this vll bjjo'coinaienced tne SpriDg term at tbo Ssminary, Tueaday. M3 Etlitb Barrett haa returncd to Middlebury College, I s reading an adevrtiaement of Cbamherlain's Colic, Cholora and Di arrhoea Remedy in tho Worcester En terprise reconHy, which lada rae to write tbls. I can trutbfully aay I nera uged any reo.edy equal to it fdr colic aod diar hoea. I bnvo nover had to tise niore tban one or two doaes to curoioe worst oaao with myself or childrerj. W. A. Stroud, Popomoke Citj, Md. For sale by 0. E. Gibson, Druggist. North Dornot. John Curtia, nn old and highly ca teametl citizen died nt hia bomo Mon ifoy raoroinc. aftor n 'biief illneas. JfrTUurtia waa born at North Doraet Eecember 24. 1810. at which placo ho rtaided nearlv all bis life. - Ho often etu bo eojoyed pcrfect healtb until u waa 7S yoara of age. Ho waB a "jn of Daniei Curtia, wh'o waa widely knosu aa "Uncle Dan." With tho rtusof 1847, Mr. Curtia receivod tbo tegree of a. B. from tbe Univeriaty of fermont, nnd threa yoars. later tbo do iree of A. M. waa conforrod on bim ie waa anator ia 1884. Ho waa i sianof unusuol intelligence and aoili ly, boing of an mventivn turnof mlnd. Ur. Curtis it ia said was tbe original invetor of tbe eloctric telecrapb, bu for tbe want of meana ho wna unable to comnlete tbo lnvnntion and Morao claima the bonors. He waa twice mar ried. Hia firet wife, Mra. Mary Ann Cochran. was kil ed. by the cars onlv a short time nfter thelr marriage, He next tnarried iNnncy xi. iuarsnnu of Troy, N. Y., two children being born bv this inarriugp. Mra. Merrltt 0., Row of Troy. N. Y., and ohn D, uort a of New Yorlt Uity, wno witn thfl widow survivo him. He wna kind huaband. ao mdulgent fatner, nnd a cood noiL'hbor. Ho will be nreatlv mlssod bv nll who know him. Hia funernl wus he a at 1113 lace resi Hrnien nt 2 o'nlock Wedneaday aftor nnnn. Anri 1 12. Rev. Mr. Jjalamer of Mancbeater Centro olhcioting. i.ne disnlav of flowera was rcry fine, con- iwnnc oi two ninowa .wnu vuo uiu . . ... 1 . . 1 1- fcU- 1 Tathor." tialma. wrcatba. bouquets, etcjr' Robhod tho Cravo A Htnrlinp innidont. of wllicb Mr John Ollver of "hiladelphia waa tho aooiect. is narruted ov him as foliowa V waa in a mnst dreadful condition, ftiy skin wna nlmost yellow, ovea sunk nD. tnntritn rnntA(l. rmin nnntiunllv il uacK nnd sides. no nnnetite graauaiiy gfowhjg weaker day by day ,Throo poyaicians nua civon mo up, vortu UCU1II oci improve-uent. i contmued tlibl uso for tbroo weeka, and am now well man. I know tboy aaved my life, and rohbed tho graro pf anotber victiro. " Nn noo sbould fail to try thein. Only 50 cmts, guaranteed, nt 0. E. Gibeon'a Drug Store.. Hooslck Falls. The Ourrent Erenta Club will meet with Mrs. Harriet .Stroud, Church strpot, noxt Monday ovening. Ella Yheeler Wilcox, doet, will be dis cussed. A noticn of claim haa bpen HJed witb Prosident Murnbv nnd Clerk Mo- N'araain for 8299.07, allegcd snlary duo Lawrenco E. Buckley for servires as sewer inapector. Tbo Honaick Falls Driving Park and fair aMaociatiou will bnld the first race of tbo Benson, Decoration day. Tbe 2:40 and 2:24 clasaea will bo rep tesented. Eotries closo May 10. Tbo Pnstirao socini club will bold a dance in Holmo's hall, April 28. The Postal Toleeraph Company ox pocta to open an oHIcr in tbo olectric ligbt and power building, soon. Rhoumatlsm Curod. My wifo baa naed Cliamberiain'a Pain Bnlm for tbeumatiam with groat relicf, and I can rccommcnd it aa a aplecdid liniment for rboumatiam nnd olhcr housobold uso for which wo bave found it valuablo. W. J Ouylor, Rcd Crcek, N. Y. . Mr. Ouyler ia ono of the leading roercbants of tbia village and one -of tbe moat prominont men in tbis vicin-ity.-W. G, Pbippin, Editor Rcd Creek Herald. For saio by 0. E. Gib son, Druggi8t. , BUSINE8S LOCALS. FREE. A atyliah 25c voil will ho given to evory lady buying gooda to tbo value o81, nt tho atoro of Mias 0. S. Koyes, on Saturday, April 15. Building Lots I aa offorlng Building Lota on Do pot, Hunt, County, nnd North Streots, at a very reanonablo prico to pnrti6S "bo wiah to buiid bornea for tbem slvea. John P. Holden. Card of Tnanks. Mrs. William Campbell androlatlvea dealre to expresa nppreciation and Kratitudo to all who sokiodly rondered asaistanco, by way of muaic, floral tri butca or any other act abowing tendor sympatby in their recont bereavemont. A Wondorf ul Succoss. Why not bo independent of Gaa and Eloctric Llght Companiea nnd uao tbe National Acotyleno Gaa Macbico which baa tho full approval of the Now Eng land Underwrito'rh. Over 800 machinea sold in tho paat ten. roontha. Wo ligbt pountry bomea, churchos, atores, fao torte3 and botola, flfty por cent. cbeaper than any otber illuminant, al w put in plauts for lightlng towna. Wo want good ropreaentativea. Writo for olroular to BuffalO Natlonal Acety; eno Gaa Co.; Buffalo, N. Y. DEADLE OFBEVOKDS. NWt BLUFltLDS HAS ALWAYS BEEN A POLITICAL TINDER BOX. JThe Bloaqulto Cont CnpUnl, Whloh Is ncMtlncil tu Dccomo a Great Pdrt Wltcn tlic Xlcnrnffnnn Cnnnl I Opeiil EnKlmid' I.lttlo Sclieme. Blneflolda. which has recently been tho sceno of another rcvolntion, lively enough to call for -tho preaence of two Aruericaii warsliips. ia prolific in tbia Vnriety of disturbanco. What Medicino Hnt i8 to tho blizzard. Blnefielda i3 to tho revolutlon. It ia n cradlo of rebel lions. Blnefielda ia tho capital of tbo Mosquito Coaat, a strip of land nnder the control of Nicaragna, on which Hvethe Mosqui to Indiana. remnunta of u onco powerfnl nation of originul Central Americana. Thia reservation ia of aoinewhat indefi nite extont. but is generally reckoned as nbout 225 milea long. Ita wlQth Ia Etill1 more nncertnin. Bntthe thing which makea Blnefielda bo important, ia tho fnct that It ia so near to Grey town, which la to oe tne At lantic entrnnco to tboKicaraguan canaL In thenumerouBrevolntions both Grey- town and Bluefieldahave been the hoad quarteraof thecontestanta. Englnndal wava keena a crniser or two in theae watera anrt haa had a hamt oi lanaing mnrines on the slightcst provocation. Now. Uncle Sain doea not care to havo British mnrinea holding forth quito so close to theKateto theNicaragua canal. and thua thia particnlar point of Cen tral American coast bas often heen tne aubiect for internntionnl discussion. General ReTea. who beadea tho re- cent rovolt, waa in commana or tno wholo of Nicaragna s Atlantic coast line. He en joyed the completo confidonce of President Zelaya and had control of thoentire Nicaraguan army (100 men), nnd the whole Nicaraguan navy (one tug. nnanncd). Tho Nicaraguan eoldler ia generaiiy a native. n descendant of the early apnn iarda and the aborigines. He 18 usnally dressed in a striped cotton blouse. trou' HARBOU 07 BLUKTIELUS. Vscrs of tho samo xnaterial nncLpattern. and- if-Btfaw ha't. Hlaofrn'with-a mnsket of antiqnated pattern.' with fixed bayonet. Toprevent tenring of bia blouso, ho knocka the sight off bia gnn and at the cornmand of "firo" he ahnts hia cyea and blazes away Thoro aio no markstnen or sbarpshootera in tho Ni caragnan army. In his belt he carries a machete. He nlwaya goea barefoot. No ofJBcer under the rank of mnjor is ever seen with a pair of ehoea matched and fnlly laced. On drcsa occaaions a colonel sports n pair of boota. whilo tho rnnk of general ia indicated by cavalry boota with tro mendoua 8pnr8. Blnefielda. the headquarters of Gen eral Royes. ia a charmingtown of about 2,500 inhnbitanta, cbiefly cotuposed of natives. Jamaica negroea, several hun- dred Chineso and a spiinkling of British. Gerinnn and American trnders. It ia the ecat of the banana industry of Nicaragna and the base of supplies for tbe lumbermen exploring tho foreata ad' jacent to the streama llowing into the estnary on which the town ia located, and for the miners now working tho rich gold placers of the Prinzapnlca. Wawa. Coco and other rivers to tho north. The areaof tberesorvation iavariona ly estimated at from 15,000 to 86,000 Bquaro miles. Ita lnhamtants, numDer ing nbout lu.000, aro mostly aboriginal Indiana, whoso chief calla bimself king of Mosouito. The reservation nnd its inhnbitanta wero nnder Enelish protection until 1850. wben it wna ceded to Hondnraa. which in 1860 handcd it over to Nicara gna. which ia actually bent on keeping it. Tho laat king of Mosquito waa Clar cnce, an amiablo yonng man, who waa depoaed about four years ngo by thoNi caraguans. Clarenco waa tnken away from Blnefielda on a British man-of-war to Kingston. Jamaica, whero ho ia now being educatcd at tho xpenso of the British government and i8 in receipt of n libcrnl allowanco. It ia belioved tbat it ia the intention of Great Britain to placo him on tho throno at tho first fa vorabl'o opportunlty, which tho present revolntion may afford. Thia reservation ia covered with vast foreata, yieldlng excellent timber, fino cnbinot wooda, mahoganyandroaewood, dyewooda and many medicinal trees. In tho monntnina gold, silvcr and other mefila aro fonnd, and coal, marblo and alabaater, snlphnr, nlnm and other min erala aro abundant. Tho rich reaonrcea of thia reservation nro nndovoloped Banann, coca, rnhbcr and other trees flouiish lnxnriantly. Tho town of Blnefielda will bo tho entrepot for thia vast commerce when tho canal la bnilt tho complotion of which will havo a tondency to securo in Nicaragna a stable foim of government --and tho neglectcd and rich industries of the country aro properly developed. C. J. BOWDES. BORN. In Sudom, a son to Mr. aud It rs. Alf red Klpp. In "ennlnirlon. Anrl! 12. a f on to Mr. and Mrs. Cllnton V. Smlth.' DIED. ln Worcester, ilasa.. Amanda Janetto, wlfa olJleury Ney, agcd 73 years 4 montbs and 4 unjs. InBennlncton. APrll 12. Loulse Nldo. wlfeol Ilenry Fale, aged 30 years. Iu Cbhnes. N. Y.. Anrll 12. Mra. Brldget Baughu. aged 7a years. In Pittsfield, Mass., John J. Colllns. . In Clarksburg, Masi., Clias. Vf. Swan. Special School Meeting Tlie lecal voters ot the Bennington Gradel School Distrlct aro hercbynotlfled and wamed to meet at Graded Scbool llall, ln salil Diatrict, On Frlday, Aprlt 21st, 1899, At two o'clockln the afternoon, to transact tho loiiowing uusiness : lst.' To see If sald Dlstrlot wlll autborlza tho Board of Trustees of sald Diatrict to borrow money to pay ltS present outMtiindiiig lbdebted nessinndlfsotodetcrmlneatwhatrale ot In terest.flndwhenandlnwliatmanner the prln clpal aud luterest shall be pald. 2nd. Wnereas at the Anuual School Meettng held ln Graded School Uall, ou Tuesday, Marcli 25UUKU,j.uie lonowiugresoiuiiDnswere auopieu Besolved: That tbe iuatter of enlarglng tlio wnmowa be reterred to tne. trustees wlih I i iu- trnntliiii'i iluit tliHi pinerlnipnt uuon llclltlnir the rooms by llghtenlng the walls ; and obtalnlnie leelncatloiis us to mauner aud costot enlarglng; wlndows, but not to overhaul tbe building or distvro lts structure wltliout lnstructlons from the voteis, ataspeciaimeeuni: caueu lor uua purpose. And: Besolved : Tbat the matter of heatlng and vcn tllatlng lnain school building be leit to tlio Trustees to lnvestlgate and leport at some suu scnueut nieetlng ol tbe Dlstrlct to be called lor inat purpose. Tn hPMi" tlin rpnnrt nf the Board of Trustees nnder the foregolug resolutlons, aud W take acnon tuercon, . ... , 3rd. To see what sum, If any.sald Dlstrlct wlll anthorlze lts Board ol Trustees to expend ln liglutng, heatlug and ventllaUng maln school building. ' 4ili. io trausaci any oiuet yi"pr f ouud uecessary w heu mec Beimlugton, Vermont, April 12th, 3809. No.130. REI'OHT OF THE CONDITION OF T1IJS First Natlonal Bank at Bennington, ln the State ol Vermont, at the close ot busluess. Apr. Oth. 181K). HESOUltCF.S. Ixiansand dlscounts ...S4CO,081 12 Overilrafts securedand unsecured.. wl oi U. s. Bonds to secure circuianon nu.wu w Stocks, securltles, etc ..... SO.ooo uo jtauKiug iiouse, iiiniuuro uim niuica u,wv v Duefromapprovedr.cserveagents ... 2240 tst - Notes ol otner Natlonal Bauks.... . 1,035 w Fractlonul paper currency, ulckels and cents T.AWKin. MoNEV 1EE8ERVE IN Bank VIZ: Bicto. HS Legai-tenuer noies io,tm uu w ltedetnittloii f und with U. 8. Treas'r . aperceniox circuiuiiuii..... . w Total G"4,W 7 LIAntLlTlES. Capital stock pald lu 00 Surplus fund ,wo 00 Uliuivmeu prouis, less ainca ,... tiivp nnlil . ' 70M CO Natlonal Bank notes outstanding 9. ,040 0t lme to other Natlonal Banks ''S1.0? Uue to State Banks aud Bankers..... Indlvldual deposits sublcct tocbeck.. 2.1,082 C8 lleniaud ccrtltlcates of deposit t0.W2 44 Cashler's checks outstanding SfiSOJi TotaU. - BiifiSb 79 STATE OF VERMONT, 1 I.GEO.F.GItAVKS, County of Bennliigton ss. ( Prctldeut of tho above named bank, do solemnly awear that the above staiemeni is irue w mt ucai ui uij knowledge and beh Subscribcd and sworu to befote tne this 12tli d!'y Iioji'kiiT WEBSTEKNotary Public. IJKft V. OTlAVEa. N . u. bltAUFOBU, I Dlrectors. L.F.ABBOTT. --The Somi-Weekly Banner will bo sent for three montbs, on trial, for m cents, to enable tboso who do not now .take jj' rfi5aiiflrJy to Be acquainted witb it. , lhisoUer gotiU iu!) tiJi-Jti8& 1, and taper stopped at end of tbreo montbs if not renewed. QUEEN OF ZENDA. Tlie Prctty Actrenn WIio Haa Won the LoTe of Antliony IIopc. Misa Evelyn Millard, tho pretty ac tress who is said to bo cngaged to bo married to Anthony Hope Hnwkina, tho novelist, ia tho creator of tho part of Lady Uranla, which ia tho titlo rolo of Mr. Hnwkina' successfnl play. Gossip haa long been busy with these two interesting persona. That ho wna eoverely amitten with tho cbarma of Misa Millard ulmoat everybody knew. It ia said tbat when he offercd bimself to her ahe told him to givo ber a inonth to consider the propoaition. At tbo end. of tho atipnlated time ehe promiscd sho MIES EVELYN HILLAItD. would let him know to whnt decision sho had come. Now tho nnswer sho gave her Iover ia not yet definiteiy known, bnt there Eeema no donbt in certain minda tbat it was affiruiative; at leaat the inovitablo story of tho eh- gagement ia nguin afloat Mifs Millard ia thednnghterof n pro- fessor of elocntion who haa been con- nected with the Roynl academy and the Roynl College of Mnsic. Sho waa carefnlly educated for the stage and won succes8 rnpidly. Sho mndo her debnt about four years ago in Georgo Alosander'8 revival of "Thfl Second Mra. Tanqneray," and in tho titlo role. Sho haa playcd several leading parts in Alexander's plays. When "ThePrisoner of Zenda" was produced, Mr. Hopo superintended tho stago work, nnd it was ho who Belected Misa Millaru to play tho leading role. Sho succeeded so well that tho anthor's adiniration quickly turned into the deeper affec tfon Mr. Hone ia 35 years old and rich.