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MORRISVILUE and HVDE PARK Thursday. August to, IS93. L. H. LEWIS, - EDITOR. The ruins of a once populous city have recently been discovered in Ari zona. The ruins of hundreds of busi ness enterprises that were prosperous until Grover Cleveland became Presi dent are being discovered all over the country. It is said that the new board o pension examiners for this section will consist of Dr. Holbrook, of Mor risville, Dr. Wiswell, of Cabot, and Dr. Dillingham, of Craftsbury. We cannot vouch for the truth of this because we are "not in it," but sim- ply give it as told to us. The Colorado miners, who have been thrown out of work by the fall in the price of silver and the closing of the mines, and who are tramping their way east, are likely to have a hard time of it. Labor is not now in active demand anywhere, and the poor fellows may find when they reach the east that they have "jumped out of the frying pan into the fire." " Another bank gone Democratic, is the forcible way in which a sensible Kansas City man refers to bank fail ures. This expression originated in the west and not ointil last week did anybody see it as given in the Argus, which paper substituted the word "Kepubliean" for "Democrat," and then remarked that the saying "was exceedingly pertinent." Not perti nent but decidedly impertinent, Mr, Arsros: to thus garble a truthful statement. " We are pledged to make the pen sion roll a roll of honor," is the grandiloquent way Hoke Smith's department of pensions explains why ic is suspending pensions all over the country. A "roll of honor" is all right, but most of the old veterans just now want pork and potatoes more than " honor." They have won the "honor" and a great country cheerfully accords it, and what is more, it would infinitely prefer to have the old soldiers well provided for in place of seeing their pensions cut off in their advancing age under the specious pretex of making "the pension roll a roll of honor." Congress convened in extraordi nary session last Monday. Charles F. Crisp, of Georgia, was re-elected Speaker. The Republicans compli mented T. B. Reed with their votes. On Tuesday President Cleveland sent in his message. He attributes the present financial depression to the Sherman act and recommends "the prompt repeal of the provisions of the act passed July 14, 1890, au thorizing the purchase of Bilver bul lion." He suggests that the work of " tariff reform " be let alone for the present and closes with the sugges tion "that other legislative action may put beyond all doubt or mis take the intention and ability of the Government to fulfill its pecuniary obligations in money universally recognized by all civilized countries." It now remains to be seen just how far Congress will follow the President in his suggestions. The Governorship. The Boston Globe of a late date has an interesting article from its St. Albans correspondent on Ver mont politics. The writer states the facts as they appear to be at the time, which are that Col. U. A. Woodbury, of Burlington, will in all probability be the next Governor of the state. He also mentions the suggestion of Gen. McCullough by some as a fit person for the honors, but truthfully adds that : . " There is and will be, however, a strong opposition to such a choice, based chiefly upon the fact that Gen. McCullough, while in sympathy and nominally a Vermonter, is still scarcely identified with the every-day life of this state, but devotes the larger share of his time to his outside business interests, and resides for the most part in INew York. He main tains a citizenship in this state, it is true, has a fine summer residence in North Bennington, and is conspicu ous among Vermont's public-spirited men, but the great objection to his candidacy would be the fact that he is not a native-born Vermonter, nor does he practically maintain a rest dence here for the greater part of the year, whether he will engage act ively in the contest on his own be half or in support of Woodbury must be for the time merely conjecture. Another prediction the writer makes is that Maj. Josiah Grout, of Derby, "will either receive the nomination in 1896 or be prominently discussed in connection therewith." Major Grout is held in high esteem through out the state and has many friends who hope some day to see him in the Gubernatorial chair, but it is decid edly early to select an occupant three or four years in advance for that or any other state office. In the Mines building at the World's a air, on tne second floor at the south end, is found the display made by the American tin and terne plate manu facturers. Here all of the materials that enter into the production of tin plate are shown. There is the fuel used (no natural gas, of course) both coke and coal, with the pig iron, which becomes a billet and next a tin plate bar, then rolled into sheets of less and less thickness until the lierht- est black plate is shown, cleaned, all ready for the plating of either lead for ternes or tin for bright sheets. A big glass bottle shows the palm oil, and a pile of brown dirt shows the tin as it comes from some mines, and a lot of stones or quartz rock show the ore of other mines. Then the smelter is shown, with pigs of tin from the mines of California and So. Dakota. Lead ore and pigs of lead are also exhibited. The skill of the A merican tinner has been called into use to make the display complete by inclosing the space with an orna mental railing and balusters made of tin, and three pavilions, to show the elaborate effect possible with tin in columns, cornices, ceilings, walls and roofs. On a tin pedestal at one side is a glass casecontainingafull-rigged schooner made entirely of tin, and on the other side on a similar pedestal rests a column at the top of which is a globe with an eagle perched upon it holding a banner in its beak, the ends of which are attached to its out stretched wings, all made of Ameri can tin plate. Sunday Fair a Failure. Judge Stein's iniunction being still m force the World's Fair was opened again last Sunday. It cost the Exposition company at least $ 10,000 to obey the injunction, estimating lrom tne small crowd that attended. The at tendance was smaller than the Sun day before. Perhaps 93 per cent, of t ho exhibition requiring tne presence of attendants were closed. Most of the restaurants were also shut. In fact, concessionaires in general, ex cept those in Midwav Plaisance, pre- feri eu to close up rattier man oper ate at a loss. The loss on Sunday opening is almost half as great as tue pront ot a weeK nay iair. A Loss to Vermont Dairy Inter ests. The Jersey cow, "Garella, which was taken to the World's Fair a few weeks ago to compete for dairy honors, is dead. She was the pride of the Billinsrs herd of Y oodstock ; indeed, the pride of Vermont, for she had no peer in the state, perhaps not in the country. After reaching Chicago she drooped a bull calf, and subsequently milk fever developed, lrom tne enects oi wnicn sue uieu, Garella was entered in four classes and there was a reasonable expecta tion that she would have been a prize winner in all, and the best in classes where sne stoou on ner in dividual merit alone. Her loss, espe cially now, is a great one to the Bil linsrs herd, to the dairy tests of the World's Fair, and to the prestige of j vermuuii Hi utury uiaiieio. Withdrawal of Insurance Com panies. The fact that several insur ance companies have withdrawn from Vermont, and that others are con templating such a irnive, has caused some criticism of their officers. In 1891 the premiums paid in Vermont amounted to $474,437; losses, $522, 330; per cent, of losses to premiums, 110.7. In 1892 the premiums were $532,101; losses, $416,498; per cent, of losses to premiums, 78.3. Insurance companies are not philan-. thropists, but do business for the money there is in it, and when the balance is against them they natur ally cry "enough." Brattleboro Phoe nix. Number of Pensions Suspended. The total number of pensioners under the act of June 27, 1890, who have been notified since the incoming of the present administration that the payment of their pensions has been suspended is approximately 5,250. The whole number of pen sions granted under this act is 370, 000. Of this number 70,000 were to widows, minors and dependent rela tives, leaving 300,000 to be investi gated. Up to this time about 35 per cent, of the number paid to the sol diers themselves are being suspended, pending the receipt of satisfactory proof of inability to perform manual labor. It is stated at the pension office that in none of these cases is fraud charged, the suspension being based upon an error of the pension office in construing the law. Getting a Change. The cancella tion andcessation of orders for goods, which amounts to hundreds of mil lions, is directly due to the fact that nobody wishes to have goods on hand when foreign goods, made at lower cost for labor, are to be intro duced here free of duty. This is the whole story. And the repeal of the Sherman act, closing every silver mine, the advance of silver to par, and even the relegation to private life of every silver man, every Repub lican and every protection Democrat, would make no difference, except to increase the popular distrust. Confi dence will return when the wild-cat currency and mad-dog tariff pro gram of "the Dernofcratie party is abandoned or beaten, and not till then. The country was prosperous. Certain people wanted a change. They are getting it "in the neck." We are sorry to believe that is has but just begun. Alas! that the innocent have to suffer with the guilty, but they will try to bear it if the deluded will only learn. Home Market Bulle tin. A Good Year for the Vermont Mutual. The fiscal year of the Ver mont Mutual Fire Insurance Com pany closed last Tuesday, and the announcement is made that, not withstanding the unfavorable reports of some of the stock companies, the year has been a prosperous one for the Mutual, whose premium receipts are about 2o per cent, or all foreign and state companies combined in Vermont. The assessment made on Tuesday is only 4 per cent., which is as low as any year since 1886, the two years' costs being less than since 188N Ihis result is largely due, doubtless, to the careful system of inspection and selection of risks the past three years, which, notwith standing hundreds of indescribable risks were cancelled, has resulted in increased business to the company and a decreased cost to its 30,000 policy holders. Horse Breeders' Association. The exhibition of the Vermont Horse Breeders' Association, an annual event looked forward to by all lovers of the horse in Vermont, is to be held at Billings park. White River Junc tion, Aug. 29-31. From the present outlook it is bound to be the most successful meeting the association has ever held. The best horses in the state are already booked to compete for the $8,000 offered in stakes, purses and premiums. Final pay ment in stakes, purses and entries to premium classes close Aug. 10. Rail roads will run extra trains at excur sion rates. Horses entered will be transported for freight one way. Entry blanks may be obtained of the Secretary at Brandon. Nine Drowned. A shocking acci dent happened at Lake George last Thursday evening, which resulted in the drowning of nine of the guests of the Jvenesaw Hotel on Fourteen-Mile Island. The guests of the hotel were invited to attend a hop which was to have been given at the Pearl Point House. . A party of : twenty-nine of theKenesaw's guests left the hotel at about nine o'clock on board the steam-yacht Rachael, which is kept at Pearl Point for the use of the guests at that place. The yacht, which was piloted by the porter of the Tearl Point House, struck a sunken pier just south of the One-Hundred-Island House dock and sank in about five minutes. Eight ladies and one gentleman lost their lives. The others of the party were saved with great difficulty. It is the worst accident that has ever happen ed on the lake and has cast a gloom over the entire community. The names of the victims are as follows : Miss Hattie Hall, Brooklyn; Miss Bertha Benedict, Montclair, N. J.; Miss Edith Harding, Hoboken, N. J.; Miss H. M. Burton, Jersey City, N.J.; Mrs. J. II. Mitchell, Burlington; F. C. Mitchell, Burlington ; Lizzie Corley, Burlington; Clara Black, Burling ton ; Lizzie Clark, Bridgeport, Conn. The hop was in progress at the Ken esaw when the ill-fated yacht went down, and the cries of the victims were unheard by the dancers. Those of the party who escaped drowning saved themselves only by jumping into the lake from the boat, and thus cleared the wreck. The porter of the Pearl Point House, who was acting as pilot of the boat, was inexperienced and failed to avoid the sunken pier. From the Northwest, College Place, Wash., July 27, 1893. 1 Dear News and Citizen : Your smiling face, dated July 20, has put in an appearance, and is nea rly on time. It is the first time, however, that it has been for several weeks. We have been living here in the Wal la Walla valley since May 17 and have had the paper but a few times. Now, I really thought I wrote im mediately on our arrival to have the address changed from Sumner, Wash., to the above place, where we are liv ing for our health. It was thought that the dry, bracing air would be better for me than the fog and damp ness of the "sound country," which develops catarrh, heart and kidney troubles, and la grippe, that terrible foe of mankind. You see we are working eastward again, and I wish we could keep right on till we reached the familiar scenes of dear old Vermont. I really believe that a year's visit there would benefit me more than all the lotions this side of the Rocky Mountains. In some respects I am better here. In a measure I have lost the smoth ered sensation, from which I had so long suffered, and I can sleep better nights. The sun shines all day long up here (which was not often the case on the sound), and the birds sing from the peep of dawn until twilight. It is very pleasant here and I think as good a place as any in which to live these hard times. There is one ob jection, however, on account of there being too many people and also too many tramps. How I pity these destitute men as they travel about through the heat and dust looking for work, or for what is more essen tial with many, something to eat. The lirt here is just awful! We eat and drink it, as well as breathe it. The land, as perhaps nearly all know, has to be irrigated in order to produce anything but wild sunflow ers, thistles, and other unlovely things. We are living with our son, Leon B. P. Holt, and he has a splendid garden. The sight of it is enough to cheer the unhappy, to say nothing about having the privilege of eating its delicious productions. Fortu nately quite a respectable stream of water runs by the west end oi the garden, from which water is conveyed to the products. My daughter-in-law is a first rate cook, and our table is always boun tifully spread for us with everything to tempt the appetite one could de sire, leaving nothing for us to do but eat, drink and rest, working only when necessary to obtain the desired recreation. We are about one mile and a half from the fruit garden of Dr. Blaylock, Commissioner from eastern Wash ington to the World's Fair. Every one here has fruit such as apples, pears, prunes, plums, cher ries, and other good things. But- even this gem of the Walla Walla valley has its drawbacks. The bed bug crawls out of the dirt and thrives on the fir timber, "betimes" mak ing nights anything but seasons of rest and quiet. However, we have no fault to find The Lord has been exceedingly good to us in our old age. Yes, I am an old woman, with white hair and worn-out body and brain, and I am so thankful for a chance to lay down the burden. The little boy who in the old days was runningabout your streets calling himself Sam s boy, is now a broad-shouldered, bearded man, and is willing and able to bear the burden now upon him. He has that best gift of Providence to a young man, a wife of sterling worth. Therefore I feel as if it were our lot to have our pathway of life mapped out in pleasant places, for which I am continually rejoicing and thank ing God. Now, News and Citizen, if you are glad to see me and will hereafter come to me weekly, sometime I may visit the state in which you dwell. But my visit will have to be soon, if I would find any familiar faces. Father, mother, two brothers and a sister have gone to the silent land. Uncles, aunts and cousins have near ly all gone, and every paper I get, chronicles the death of some friend or acquaintance but such is life. "Passing away" is written upon all nature, and our turn must soon come when "the places which know us now will know us no more for ever." Till then, I remain a true lover of v ermont. Yours as ever, Mrs. R. P. Stewart. Crushed by Water. The great reservoir in the east promenade of the city of Portland, Maine, burst Sunday morning, letting loose its 20,000,000 gallons of water. The immense mass of water dashed with mighty force upon two houses occu pied by the families of Michael Lap pin and Dennis M. Conley. The build ings were crushed as if they had been cardboard and four persons perished. They were Mrs. Dennis M. Conley, Agnes Conley aged 17, Minnie Conley aged 15, and James Mosley aged 19. The reservoir is situated on high land at the eastern end of the city. The land slopes from the reservoir rapidly to the waters of the bay. The two houses destroyed were situated almost directly under the immense walls of the reservoir, with their stables and outbuildings. Lappin's house stood but a foot from the reservoir fence, the wall looming up fifty feet above his dooryard. He is an iron moulder and lived there with his wife, five children and an adopted son, James Mosley. In the next house lived Dennis Conley, wife and two daughters, Agnes and Mamie, and his son James, with the latter's wife. In the barn was a pet dog and a horse. Dennis Conley is a watch man and was not at home when the reservoir broke. The tragedy was over in fifteen minutes. The street and public grounds were torn up for a width ot 7U to 100 feet all the way to the sea. The damage will be from $60,000 to $70,000. The Farmer Feedeth All. Here in northeastern Vermont the crops are immense and the prices of farm products are as high, as a rule, as they were betore the commercial de pression set in. Storms and drought. may ruin or diminish this or the other crop, but they seldom or never are able to wipe out the entire grain, pasture, vegetable, dairy and live stock productions of the farm and prevent the securing of a living. In times of financial depression prices for farm products maj gradually go down; but 60 do the prices of the articles which the farmer has to buy. It matters not how poor business is, the world must have bread and butter, meat and vegetables. People may get along without scores of comforts and luxuries, and without even new clothes, but they cannot forego food. The farmer can live in comparative comfort under his own vine and fig tree, with a home and plenty of the best food, while the rest of the world goes bankrupt and starves. In times of financial stress the calamity party might consistent ly take unto itself the bankers, mer chants, manufacturers, brokers and railroad men ; but not the tillers of the soil, the landlords of the home steads. St. Johnsbury Caledonian. The motto of the proprietors of Dr. Henry Baxter's Mandrake Bitters iH, "the greatest good to the greatest number," and so sell a large bottle of a valuable remedy for the .. it n.:1A ..r tir. ., . j eujiiii I't ' f y i 4. ' icum, ci ii ii wuiiuuu i:iiij I bottle to give satisfaction or money refunded. Examinations at San Sebastian. San Sebastian, Spain, July 13, 1 893. Mr. Editor: My first school year iu Sun Sebas tian is over and half the girls have gone home. Like most of the. schools in the United States, we have exam inations at the end of the year, but unlike most of them, we have two sets. The first, about two weeks ago, at the Institute, for those who are taking that course, and the other this week for all. Tuesday and Wednesday were busy but interesting days, and I wish that some of my home friends could ha ve stepped in and seen the bright faces and heard the correct replies and ready explanations of almost all branches ot study. They would probably have thought that it was an "Instituto Internacional " in truth. There were English classes for the English children, French for the French, and Spanish for the Spanish. Besides, the Spanish girls study French and English, and the French and English children read in a Spanish class. there were over lortv classes ex amined, besides compositions and music. Four or five Bible classes showed that they had done good work during the year. One small boy drew on the board from memory an outline ot tne taDernacte, its courts and furnishings which would have done credit to many older peo ple. One class has been studying the lite ol Uhnst by the inductive method, and I am sure Prof. Blakes- ly would feel proud of his far-away pupils, whose teacher, Miss Harbour, has so carefully translated his stud ies for them. The Latin agriculture (which the girls in the Institute course are obliged to study), history, physics, mineralogy, and the other sciences, might have sounded some what unintelligible in a foreign lan guage, but there was no mistaking the y plus x over 2 41, nor the solid angle in geometry; and amo, amas, amat sounds natural in Span ish m tact, more so than in English. The physics class explained the uses of some of the apparatus which Miss Webb worked so hard to obtain last summer, and which has been faithfully used during the year. Some of the most interesting ex aminations were those of the little Spanish children, and those who are trying to master the intricacies of the English language. How proud Mariquita felt that she could read a number of eighteen figures, and how quickly the answers to the questions in addition went up and down the class. Poor little Louisita has been trying all the year to learn that the sun rises in the east and sets in the west; and only two days before Miss Webb had told her that she should ask that question in examin ation, but when the time came thp places would mix themselves up as always Detore. hue is the same one who declared that the sun could not rise on a certain side of the house because there were no balconies from which to see it. In one of the English translations we found that a "Cat met a tree, and in another that "A dog black and a gray cat " accomplished some thing together. A small boy spelled black "byrk," and "high" was missed by all the class, but on the wholu they did well. I never realized before coming here how hard the language is for a foreigner. The examinations closed Wednes day afternoon with the presentation of premiums to the seven girls who had the highest average in every thing, including conduct, punctual ity, etc. This was done by the new U. S. Minister to Spain, Mr. Han niss Taylor. He made a very pleas ant little address to the girls, ex pressing his surprise and pleasure at seeing such a school in Spain carried on bv Americans, and saying that he should mention it in his first de spatch. He is spending the summer here (as are also the little king, the queen, and many of the court offi cials), and we were very glad that he was willing to come. Senor Echer erria, the music teacher, Don Joa quin, who teaches singing and vio lin, and Prof. Rios, of the Institute, were also here, and the four made the last day of school seem quite im portant. 1 his is one glimpse of the Protes tant school here, which has grown in ten years from one to thirty-five boarders and forty day pupils, and whose influence is felt all over Spain. We are trying now to establish it on a permanent foundation by having a building of our own, as it is not pleasant to feel that fifty of us might be turned out of the house with no place to go. It is a wonder ful thing that a Protestant school haa been allowed to rent a building, but- now the time has come for a change, and if our Christian friends in America will help us, it will come soon. Alice II. Busiiee. The G. A. R. Encampment. The official programme for the forthcoming G. A. 11. encampment at Indianapolis has been issued and is given below: September 1. Reception of the Naval Vet erans Association on the Kearsarge. Sept. 2. Parade of the naval veterans. Sept. 3. Naval veterans at religious ser vices. Sept. 4. Arrival ol the G. A. R. and escort to its quarters. Naval Veteraus' Association meets at Masonic Hall at 10 a. m. In the evening the reception of the officers, delegates and distinguished guests of the G. A. R. will be held at Tomlinson Hall. First night of the electrical artificial gas displays, which will be continued every night of the encamp ment. Sept. 5 G. A. R. parade with Naval Veter ans ana sons or Veterans as guards of honor. Reunions will be held after the parade. At night the Woman's Relief corps will hold a reception at Tomlinson Hall. Natural gas displays and exhibition of fireworks on the grounds south of the deaf and dumb in stitute. Sept. 6. National encampment G. A. R. at Tomlinson Hall. The Woman's Relief corps meets at Roberts Park church. Ladies of the G. A. R. at Y. M. 0. A. Hall. Daughters of veterans at tne second 1'resbyterian church. ine is. i. c. c. guard meet. Army corps divisions ana brigade reunions will lie held. At night camp-fires and receptions of the encampment will be held. Sept. 7. Meetings of the encampment and reunions will be continued. At night the war pageantry. Sept. 8. Sessions of the national bodies will continue. The farewell receptions will be neiu ac night. Hood9ss?Cures 5 "I CouSd Eat Nothing but very light food, without having tarrlblo dls. tress l.i lr.y stomach. Be.'oro I had t;;!:ou ono botllo of Hood's I saw that It w:u doing mo good. I continued to grow better wlillo taking live boltlc-3, and Now I Can Eat Anything, and r.iy health ii very much better than for yours." Mks. Ji:nnik Cunningham, South. New Castle, Me. 13a sure to get Hood's. Hood's Pill9cure Constipation !:y restoring Uij peristaltic action ot the ullmentaiy canal. STOVES, RANGES AND FURNACES. OY AL HEATlillS-Hot Water. Steam or Hot Air. for dwellings, offices, mveii houses, public buildings. Sjnd lor catalogue. Hart Si Crouse, Utica, N. Y, mmmMmm Hire, Jennie Cunningham CAMBRIDGE. Wedding bells ring here to-ilny. C. A. Weston went to Hanover. N. If., on Tuesday. Mrs. George White returned last Saturday. Mr. White's health is improving. The Misses Kinsley, nieces of E. P.Mudgett, were in town a few days last week. Among the visitors in town are Miss Lucv Wheeloek and her friend. Miss KHa. Smith, of Boston. The W. II. M. S. are nrenarinir a lioy's con cert which will come oil' next week Wednesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Luce of Waterburv. spent Sunday with Mrs. Luce's parents, B. S. Ells worth and n ife. Several from here ntt. n.lcil the concert, at flcrHonville Tuesdav niirlit bv the Dudley Buck Quartette. Mrs. Fanny Wilson Lunir of Glens Falls and her two children, are visiting their grandpar ents, Mr. and Mrs. E. Bentley. B. J. Storey, who left for California, seven years ago, returned to hisfather's home Mon day night for a two month's visit. The Dudley Buck Quartette will five a sa cred concert at the t'ong'l church next Sun day night at 7:30. All are invited. The Cambridge Cornet Band are making ready for their fourth annual Field day sports which will come off Aug. 18th, on Cuttiug's trotting park. Mrs. Woods, of Jericho, is visit inir among her children and grandchildren in town. Miss Mary E. Safford. of Minneapolis, Minn., is stopping with Mrs. Lottie Page for a few weeks. Rev. E. Wheeloek arrived August 2, and occupied his pulpit as usual last, Sunday morning, giving some lessons from the Fair. JEFFERSON VILLE. Mrs. II. W. Varnum is visiting in Danville. Mrs. F. Wetherby is stopping at C. B Wetherby's. Miss Hattie Griswold returned from the Lake last week. Friends from St. Albans Lyman Adams'. ar" visiting at Miss Morrison of St. Albans is visitine her sisrer, Mrs. i. tt. iieiandy. Alice Slierm'fir?Trfsrrence, Al.itw., is the guest of Mrs. K. B. Thomas. Mary Safford of Minneapolis. Minn., is spending a few weeks at Mrs. J. B. I'age'B. Eldolph Laberdee has sold his house and tore at Cambridge Junction to Eai 1 Trior. The Dudley Buck GleeClub of Pueblo.Colo., gave a concert to a full house hera Tuesday evening. The lawn party given by the Parsonage Society in II. W. Varnum's yard last Tutg day evening was a very successful gathering. The grounds were beautifully illuminated with Chinese lanterns. Cake and coffee were served . WATER VILLE. Ell Davis is on the sick-list at the Parker house. Albert Cutting has retnrned to hU home in Virginia. Wallie, son E. B. Wilbur, lias been very sick the past week. John McElroy of Burlington st pped with his parents over Sunday. There was a picnic at the Mountain Spring on-Friday ; a good time was reported. Major Brown of Salem, Mass., was the guest of his brother, It. H. Brown, the past week. Dr. and Mrs. Hulburd spent the past week with his brother, K. W. Hulburd, at Hyde Park. Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Smith of Iiichford were the guests of her sister, Mrs. Hir im Mann, lust week. Mrs. L. II. Brown of Morrisvilie nnd two daughters of Kirk Brown of Lawniic., Mass. , were the guests of Capt. McFarland the past week. ENOSBUKGH FALLS. Sixty-five horses are registered for the races Mr. and Mrs. James Billado are rejoicing over the birth of a new daughter. Three or four of our citizens contemplate going to Montreal on their wheels. The school building is undergoing some re pairs a coat of paint and a new wall. Artist Andrus and wife are reviving con gratulations over the birth of their lourtb son. The four lady teachers who taught here last year have been re-engaged, ard another added to the staff. HARDWICK. F. T. Bridgman is quite sick. Mrs. Maria Bingham is expected home this week Miss Flora Batchelder and fi iend arrived Tuesday. Anthony Dormand of Craflsburv, is at work on the M. E. church. A party of young ladies are going camping near Lake Chamjflniri. Ed. Wakefield is building a house at the east end of High street. Dr. Jackson and wife are expected home from Chicago Thursday. Leon Benjamin and family have been visit ing friends in Randolph. John Dreuan and wife are visiting friends in Mass., starting on Wednesday. The Walter French house on the school lot was sold at auction Saturday to C. A. Fisher for 45. Geo. W. Ide and wife of Orange, Mass., were in town luesuay. xlis many friends were glad to see him. V ork has been commenced on the frame to the new school building. The foundation is nearly completed. W. W. Marshall and wife, W. H. Wheatley and wife. John and Daniel Nichol, nnd Fred Daniels and Bister started for Chicago via the Canadian Pacific R. R. Monday noon. Democratic Harmony. The chaoa that exists in the Dem ocratic ranks on the money question is fitly illustrated by the reported interview with Kepresentatives Hol man and Oates. The Indiana appro priation pincher denounces State bank notes as " beach leaves," while the untamed Bourbon leader from Alabama looks upon them as an in fallible specific for the present Demo cratic panic. With one wing of the rag baby of "the daddies," another for free silver coinage, another for unconditional repeal of the Sherman act, and another for the unrestricted issue of currency based upon govern ment bonds, it is not surprising that the country awaits the coming ses sion of Congress with anxiety and dread. In putting the Democratic party in absolute control at Wash ington, the people have bought a ticket in a sort of Louisiana lottery. If flies have invaded your home in spite of screens nnd nettings you may rid yourself ol tnem by mixing half a teaspoonful of black pepper, a teaspoonful of brown sugar and a tablespoonful of cream and placing it on a plate in the room. It won't cost much to trv it. What shall stay nsumptioti WJ'A ui say bcotts h.mulsion ot pure .Norwegian :od liver oil and and soda has cured us of consumption in its first stages. Have you a cough or cold acute or leading to consumption ? Make no delay but take Scott'a Emulsion cures Coughs, Colds, Consumption, Scrofula, and all Anaemic and Wasting Diseases. Prevents wasting in Children. AI;;;:-t ii palatable as nii!K. Get only the prcmilnp. Pre pared by Scott k Bowno, Chemists, New York. Sold by all Druggists. M0IT1HU1R CRACKER Have always borne the reputation of being THE BEST IN THE WORLD. WH Y Because The old firm of C. II. Choss and C. II. Cnoss & Son have made them for 00 years. Hucaiise The same workmen have baked them in the factory for .'10 years. Thkn aoain The best of all is, they are baked in ovens with soapstone bottoms, which keeps them moist, crisp and tender n great while longer than if baked in ovens with iron bottoms. As good crackers cannot be baked on iron as on sonpstone. Be sure to call lor " MONTl'KLlKll CBACKKItS," and vou get the finest there ore made. C. H. CROSS & SON, Manufacturers, Montpclicr, Vermont. Having bought J. W. Noble's stock of Groceries and Crockery I propose to dispose of all Crockery and Glassware at reducea prices in as short time as possible. 3 Decorated Dinner Suits at cost. For the next 30 days will IN - BOOTS - iLSTD - SHOES We are still in it with a larger stock and variety than ever before. While I have not sold every one yet I poet to do so before I am done with you all. MY 0 HAND-SEWED SHOES FOR $4.50 are allowed by every one who has seen and bought them to be the finest shoe for the money ever otlereu. M.T STOCKS OF GB.OGSHESS Is larger and more complete lhan ever. I aim to carrv everything that should be kept in a first-lass itock oterwvrU'a. lhiive jut got in a fine line of this year's crop of NEW TEAS. Try some of them and see if I don t give you ns tine ica ns yi.u ever bought for the money. In FLOUIt am pleasing everyone that tries it. If you have not una a barrel or a sack of my Flour try it and see what I cau do for you in that line. I am still slaughtering Clothing and will also continue to pay cash for Butter and Eggs. STATE ITEMS. Gov. Fuller has been granted a patent for a reed organ. The steam mill of J. R. Booth at Fnderhill, burned Saturday night. Loss $4,000 : insur ance 2,000. James Morris, aged 21, of Rutland, was struck by a switch-engine nud instantly killed in the ruilroud there August 4. Hon. and Mrs. E J. IMielps, of Rurlington, sailed for home from Southampton on the American liner "Paris" Saturday. The 25th annual convention of the State Sabbath School Association is appointed to be held at Rutland, October 24-25. Rev. D. B. Randall of Portland, the oldest Methodist minister in Maine, was born in Hardwick, Vt., July 18, 1807, and hag been in the ministry 66 years. The Burlington cadets, a private and inde. pendent military company, will, it is under stood, attend the annual musr of tne Ver mont National Guard at Rutland. The new house and barn, including; a horse and five tons of hay, of Martin B. Lndd, at Island Pond, was destroyed by fire Saturday night. Loss 4,000; insurance $2,000. The commissioners for Vermont, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts on the ques tion of the boundary line between the two latter states, will meet in Brattleboro Au gust 10. Johnathan Niles, the oldest mun in Ben nington county, died nt his home in Shafts bury August 2, aged 5)7. He was vigorous till a year ago, when he began to gradually break dowu. Gen. Wm. Wells .Camp, No. 10, Sons of Veterans, has accepted the resignation of Capt. G. S. Cnhill, and filled the vacancy caused thereby by the election of past Capt. F. F. Morse to the office. Details from the various companies in the Vermont National Guard will arrive at Rut land next Friday to put the muster grounds in order and put up the tents. The work will be under the supervision of Quartermaster Creed. Es-Gov. E. J. Ormsbee will be urged for department commander of the G. A. R., of Vermont, at the next annual encampment. Brandon has never as yet been in the field with a candidate, and its citizens feel that it is time they were recognized. Hon. Henry Ballard of Burlington carefully treasures four pieces of the tibia bone recent ly taken from the leg of Wm. Johnson of White River Junction. They will figure as evidence in the case of Johnson vs. The Cana dian Pacific Railway, recently heard in the I'nited States court, and is to come before the court on exceptions at a session to be held iu Rutland in the full. The contract was closed Thursday night between the village of Swanton and Hawke's Electric Company of Boston for a complete electric light system. This includes a West inghouse eleven hundred light dynamo and a thirty-five arc light dynamo of either Bell or Brush pattern. The contract calls for the completion of the plant Nov. 1st. The set ting of poles and wiring will begin in about two weeks. Murde McLeod, a quarryman at work for the Empire Granite Company at Barre was blown 25 feet out of the quarry Thursday afternoon, by the premature explosion of a blast which he was tiring. The men bad all left the quarry. McLeod lauded on his feet 25 feet away, unconscious, nearly skinned, and with his body full of sand, steel and bits of granite. He will recover without losing any of his limbs, but his eyes are badly hurt. His escape from death was miraculous, as he was standing over the blast when it exploded. How to Avoio the Dull Season. Some 30 New York merchants gave public interviews a year or so ago of the method they employed to avoid the dull season in trade. All of them agreed that since they had adopted the policy of advertising in the wide ly read newspapers steadily through the summer they had no dull season in their trade. Most of them stated that, instead of lessening their adver tising in the dull season of trade, they increased, and found it to be profitable. The merchants who can offer the people what they want, or what they are certain to want at an early day, tan always have plenty of patronage. He must not only have the article that is wanted, but he must have it as good as it can be had anywhere; and he must adver tise it with artistic and literary at tractiveness. The advertisements in the Times from day to day are as fresh and readable as its readincr columns. Indeed, advertising col umns should sparkle with important news to buyers, and reliability should be stamped on every line. Philadel phia Times. Fay up for your paper 1 That dreaded and dreadful disease I its ravages? TJiOUSCUlds hvpophosphites of lime Scott's Eiiiiifeion LOT OF CKOC T Se Closed Out at Onoo I sell my stock of Straw Hats at cost. STOP, WILL YOU, And see Haskell Offers W Week, Flour is booming. Sold the last car in three weeks. Impossible for peP,e to resist buying $4.50 Flour for $3.75, or five barrels at $3.65 per barrel, luis car is the last at so low prices. Every barrel warranted. All kind3 of feed ana salt, kerosene oil, lime, brick and cement at lowest market prices. IDJET a-oonDS. Henriettas at 25 and 29c, all colors. Danish cloth 15c, diagonal 33c goods only 25c, serges, henriettas, mohairs, Beford cords, whip cords, taffatis, good line black silks, lansdown and velveteens 12ic ginghams only 10c, border ging hams, percales, corded taffatas, dotted swiss mull, sateens pongees, Decca muslins, seersucker and chambras, lawns, challies, Hyland zephyrettes, cot tons, shirtings, etc. Large line of ladies' cambric underwear, gauze vests, jerseys, ribbons, hose of all kinds etc. CAKPETINGS While they last, straw mattings 15c, oil-cloth 23c, hemp 16jc. CLOTHING. Of every description and lower than ever bsfore; overcoats, etc. HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS Driving harnesses, work harnesses, pads, sweat pads, fly nets, blankets, lap robes, etc. GENT'S FUltNISUlNGS Hats, caps, laun dered and unlaundered shirts, jerseys, fancy cambrics and satteens, ties, etc. GROCERIES. Best canned corn 10c, squash 10c and every other kind at low prices, best rai sins 10c, 3 pounds for 25c, granulated sugar 16 pounds for $1, two hundred and fifty new presents with baking powder, given away, 75 kinds plug tobaccos, tine cut, and cigars. NOTICE THIS-Druggists' best bottled essences and extracts, 25c goods, vanilla, lemon, strawberry, banana, pine apple, wintergreen, peppermint, Jamaica ginger, etc., one price, only 10c a bottle. Good goods, low prices and satisfaction to the trade is our motto ; not how much prolit, but how little. Liive and eagie scream every minute. Most truly yours, C. E. SEEMS DESTINED TO GO. You have no idea how far a genuine dollar bill will go if invested now with me. A good many, both ladies and gentlemen, likewise children, are getting ready to go somewhere. Others are just draw ing pay for work in haying. I intend a genuine benefit to the pur chaser, and a dollar will count a considerable per cent, above par. Ladies & Gents Furnishing Goods, Men's & Boys' Clothing and Hats, have the call and are sold at the right prices. W. H. ROBINSON, Morrisvilie. Remember Farmers! Now is the time to get your REPAIRS FOR MOWING MACHINES, HORSE RAKES, and other Haying tools Have in stock Sections, Knives, Guards, Pitman Rods, Bolts and many other parts too numerous to mention. I solicit vour orders for all needed repairs that I do not keep in stock. Can get them in from one to two days. My stock of Scythes, Snaths, Rakes and Forks, was never more complete ; I offer you Np. 1 Clipper Scythes at 50c, ash Snaths 50o. hand Rakes 1.5c, drag IUkes 00c, all sizes of Forks at 30c each, best Scythe Stones 10c. Iook my stock over and see if it is not complete and selling at prices that defy competition. -FLOUR,- Trv a barrel of my new " Ideal " Flour at $4.50. It is n fancy winter patent and cannot be excelled by any Flour in town for the nionev. I am still sellinff -City Pastry" at $4.25," Gold Medal at 4.85, and "Holly A" at $t(K) At the low prices of Flour now, one does not miss his chance if he has from two to three barrels of Flour in the house. Let me sell you your stock now Remember that I am still selling all kinds of Feeds, Lime, At Lowest Market Prices; also will sell you 2C0 pounds coarse Salt for 4c. & "he time t0,get your a,is i111 fnd a Sprinkler to doctor those potato bugs, lry some of my nice Canned Goods. They are the lest in town and as low as any. Can sell you nice Cod Fish at 5c per pound, Salmon T loc best Itaisins 10c, Rice 5c and all of my ' " ,uc' 1X61 FIXE STOCK OF dtOCEIIIES at equally low prices. The best 25-cent Tea in town. Try it and be convinl H. N. GRAY, Cambridge, Vt. " a (ir E. E. FOSTER, AT Must get them out of my way to make what- sell the auantitv is the way. Let the Haskell, Wolcott. Cement, Plaster, HERE I AM and am going to sell MONUMENTS and Headstones The coming season for 1.WH tnoner thnn any other man in Vermont, no matter whether h "5 land or some other place. I have a LARGE ASSORTMENT On ll.'lTlil nrwl tlino. . : """ u want work Dtu ur l"'ure roia weather .:ti .i . well to place their order soon. Com,, ami see me. Morrisvilie, Vt. 2m room for other goods. lorrisvillo. PROBATE NOTICE.! Probata re-IUlrtr l t.amolll. ntll fnrtluT not Ire. Prnl'Mti' ' I ri for l"l District will Iip lif lit at tlirCimrt ll.Mi.tr In Hyde Park, iii km ill District, im ncli MiiiHlay.Wciliw- day and Saturday, f mm a a. in. to Win., and from I .ail lO l. III. ItUNrUWII rtl-,:tMMH! iwr I.' tied at Midi time n are flxed l.y prrvlima ar-r.iiiuni-iit. Aciiinit f KxiTiitor and Admin istrator should lie flli'd in tlic rrnliatr Ofltre when application Is made for notice of the ct tlciiifiit thereof. f.liivu u. w ill 1 r., jungc. IItdk Park, Vt.. July 13. lnsn. Estate of Mary J. Hale. COMMIHHIONKKH' KOTh . The iindcrslBneil. having Iwrn appointed liy the Honorahle 1'rulMtte (Jourt for the District of Lamoille, :imnisolners, to receive, examine, and adjust all claims and demands of all mtoui against the estate of Mary J. Hale, late of Mtnw e In said district, uccrascu, ami an claims exiiiiw lied III offset Hereto, herehy give notice that we will meet for the purpose! aforenald at Hie residence of Peter St. Jock In Stowe, on the 21st day August and 6th day of January next, from one o'clock p. M. until four o'clock p. m. each of Held days, and that six months from the Mth day of July, A. 1. 1sJ. Is the time limited y said Court for said creditors to present their claims to us for examination and allowance. ated at Stowe, this 31st day of .Inly, A. It. 18SU. P. K. tJAI.K U. A. HAKKimS, 40 Commissioners. Guardian Notice. LK'RNHB to bull Stale of Vermont, District of l.smolllc, . n Proliato Court, held at Hvde Park itliin and for I district, on the 31st day ol June, A. D. ih. 0-car Atwood. Cuardlannt Charles W. McFar land, makes application to said court for license to sell the following descrilied real estate of his said ward, to wit: All the Interest that said ward has In tne real estate ol tne estate of Nathan McFarland, representing that the sale thereof, for the purMse of putting the proceeds of s ch sale at interest or Invest ing the same In stocks or real estate, would he beneficial to said wards : Whereupon, It Is or dered hy said Court, Unit said application he referred to a session thereof, to he heiii at the l'rohate Office, in said Hyde I'ark, on the I'.HU day of Augiisi, A. I. ini. for hearing and decision thereon : and. It is further ordered, that all persons Interested he untitled hereof, hy pulillcatioii of notice of said application and order thereon, three weeks successively In the Nkws ami Citikn. printed at Morrisvilie and Hyde i'ark. Iiefore said tune of hearing, that they may appear at said time and place, and, If they see cause, object thereto. uy me mmiit aucsi.. 40 EDWIN c. WHITE, Judge. Estate of Sarah Savage. nonce tir iTTi.itiewT. State of V ermont, District of Itmollle, . la Prohate Court, held at Hyde I'ark. In said Dis trict on the lat day of July A. D. Is. a. A. C. luymohii. Administrator oi tne estate of Sarah havaire. late of Howe. In said district, deceased, presents his administration account for examination and allowance, and makes application for a decree of distribu tion and partition of the estate of said deceased. Whereuoon. It Is ordered hy said Court that said account and said application tie refcrreu to a ses sion thereof to lie held at the l'rohate Ofllce In said Hyde I'ark, on the 21st day of August, A. I). IK'.i.l. for hearing and decision thereon: And, it is further ordered, that notice hereof he iven to all persons Interested, hy pub ication of the same three weeks successively In lie Nkws a no Citizkx. a newspaper published at Morrisvilie ai.d Hyde I'ark, previous to said time appointed fir hearing, that they may ap pear at said time and place, and show rause ll any wicy may iittvc, wiit jiu accouui siiuuiu uot be allowed and such decree made. liy the Court. Attest, 40 KDWIN C. WIIITR. Judge. estate of Elijah Bunker. WILL rKKSKXTKU. State of Vermont, District of Lvmillle, s In l'rohate Court, held at Hyde Park, within and for said District, on the Wd day of July, A. D. IK'.O. An instrument, purporting to lie the last will and testament of K.lljah Hunker, late of Mor ristown, in said district, deceased, lielng pre. sented by Klorllla K. hpauldlng. the executrix, for probate. It Is ordered by said Court, that ail persons concerned therein lie notified tii apm-ar at a session thereof, to .e held at the Probate (tnice In Hyde Park In said district on the l.'lli day of August, A. D. ikhi. at 10 o'clock In the forenoon, and show cause. If any they have, against the probate of said will; for w hich pur pose It Is further ordered, that this order tie published three weeks successively In the New s and Clll.eii. a newspaiicr printed at Morrisvilie and Hvde Park In this Stale, previous to said time of hearing. Itv the Court Attest a KbWI.M C. WHITE. Judge. Estate of John Crlswoid. COMMISSIONER' SOTICIC The undersigned having been appointed by the Hon. Probate Court lor the District of 1 a niollle. COM MI.-KIO.NtKS. to receive, examine, and adjust allclniins and demand. ol nil persona against the Kslato of John tirlswold. Isle of Johnson, in said disr.. deceased, and all claims exhibited in offset thereto, hereby gits notice that we will meet lor the puroM s aloressld at the dwi I ing house of 1,.m... ...i i . Johnson, on the sum day of August and nti day of January next from nine ocl.sk lay of January next from nine ocl.sk i. in. until i.mr o clock p. m. each of said days, iml that six mouths from the Ihii, day of '" VAU.- M1",'. U U,B '"" llmlU-d by laid Court for said creditors to present their and J ii snni -'ui i ior sain creditors to pre . . '. ! eiiiiiiaiion ami allowance. Hated at Johnson, this villi day of July. A. 1. 1MU. NOKMAN M. AhMS HAMl'EL t'lN NAMtlN, Commissioners. Estate of Hannah F Atwell. COM MISSION KHa NOTK K. me undersigned. us from ii.-'t n ly of July, A. D. isio. is t ourt for said rmlii..n to liresc. , M "?W .'""" ' ered;,r and allowance. alius to us for riim.,,.i i';itcd at Eden, this null day of ji- a n lew. E. It, KTt INK, V. K. WHITE. Commissioners. 30 O P m u o H H H a 5 M si" a sT T cL'i s- . H ?ti "O IT. B a ri - 4 ine un.iersignml. having been appointed b the Honorable Probate Court for the Dl.tHrt Z moid Q CO 111 . Zj J, i 0 3 c-c c o i-i sl I. . . ". a, a) . W k r-i m 5 2. H Y r I " i ' . ; rN P4 W