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TT PlT TT VOL. XIV. NO. 40. HYDE PARK, VT., THURSDAY, AUGUST 1, 1895. TERMS $1.50. rub BUSINESS CARDS. WOLCOTT HOUSE, MORSE JORDAN, Proprs., Wolcott, Vt. THIS HOUSE having been thoroughly re modelled and put In flmt class shape, Is now open for public patronage. First-cless ; Livery connected. J. C. MORGAN, A. B., M. P , PnYSICIAN AND SURGEON.-Offlce liotirs until 9 a. in., 12 to 2 and 6 to 8 p. m. Offlco with Dr. Church. N. P. BUC3EE, DENTIST. Will be at Stowe. V t., to remain after June 20. Dentistry in all its branches will be done with prices consistent for the best of work. FItED'K C. PAGE, PH. G., M. D. PnYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office hours until 9 am, from 1 to Jnm, from 7 to 8 p. m. Office, Dr. Allen's residence, Johnson, Vermont. " R. G. PRENTISS, M. D. PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.-Offlce in rooms formerly occupied by I'.W. J. Peck as Dental Rooms, Johnson, Vt. Office hours, Sntll 9 a. m., 1 to 2 and 6 to 8 p. in. Night calls at office. W3I, W. GENGE M. D..C.M, OFFICE HOURS until 10 A. M. ; from 1 to 8 p. m., and from 7 to 8 p. m. Special atten tlon given to Surgical work. yDB Pabk Vt n. e. dougtjAss,m. d., c, m. Office hours : Until 10 a. m.; rrom 1 to 8 p. m., and 7 to 8 p. m . Office, No. 10 Suiuer Street, Morrisvllle, Vt. J. Ai EOlilNSON, DENTAL SURGEON, Morrisvilxb, Vt Office open Sundays from 12 to 1 p. m. for extracting. Patients from out of town, please make enganementa bv mail In advance. J. E. GAUVIN. PHOTOGRAPHER. When in Burlington call at the Clark St. Studio for line finish ed photographs. Cabinets $3.50 and $4.00 per dozen. 28 Clark St., Burlington, Vt. II. N. "YVAITE, M. D. NEW YORK and Vermont References. Reg ular Physician and Surgeon. Special atj ention given to the treatment of Chronic and Nervous Diseases. Office and Residence per manently located Johmson. Vbbmqmt. POWEIiS & POWERS. ATTOENEYS AT LAW, Hall's Block, MORRISVILLE, Vt. H H. POWERS. GEO. M. POWERS. R. W MOODIE, UCTIONEEIt. All businpss by mail or u-V. otherwise, promptly attended to. Ad dress Nobth Wolcott, Vt, G. W. DOTY, PRACTICAL UNDERTAKER. Finest goods Hie market affords. Ice box and embalmer MOUKISVlLLE, Vt. KEEP TOUR MONEY AT INTEREST. Vermont Savings Investment Co. Montpelier, Vt. 4 Per Cent. Paid for Less Than G Months. 0 Per Cent. Paid for 0 Months and over. 5 Per Cent. Paid for 5 Years. This company is bu bject to exnmi nation nnd supervision of the Inspector of Finance of Vt. Write for information. WE DO NOT" keep boots and shoes, bo we don't expect to get rich. But we do keep EVERYTHING in the GROCERY LIN We do not boast of good weight and hon est dealing our customers can testily to that. Neither do we ever expect to be the leading grocer. J. F. THOMAS, Portland St., - Morrlsville. , , , rrACE your . . , INSURANCE .... with , H. M. McFARLAND, Hyde Park, Vt. Ilere we are to the point. I don't believs In taking a back seat 20 lbs. granulated ugar, 1: kerosene oil, 10c per gal.; good raiBina, 4 lbs. for 25c; nice, fresh sugar cakes, 10c; nice, fresh ginger snaps, same price, or 8 lbs. for 25c: Honey Bee Flour, $1.50. 1 pay 7e in cash for common, hard tub sugar. Cash paid for butter, eggs, etc. ,',' II. Waite, Lending Grocer, MorrisviJle. BUSINESS NOTICES. Tenement and Stork-hoom to rent. In quire of A. J. Smith, Moirisviile, Vt. Wonted at once, a cnpnMc girl to do gen eral housework. Apply to Mns. P. K. Gleed. Wanted. Desirable tenement of about five rooms, centrally located, if possible. Apply at Currier's. For Sale Three nice, thrifty pig's Ches ter White will weigh aboat 125 lbs J. E. Foster. Gihl Wanted. Girl wanted to do general housework. Apply at once to B. B. Blake, Morrisville. For Sale. One 2-Horse Power. Used one season. Can furnish Separator if wanted. Aug. 1, "Jo. C. U. Page, Uyde Pork. Special Sale at Wilder's, Saturday, Aug 3, on Ribbons and Laces. Call in and see our ?1.00 Wrappers, which we have marked 75 cents to close out. Notice. Came into my enelopure on Wed nei-Uay. July 24, a large black Newfourdland dog. Owner can have him by paying for this notice. M. S. Bl'RNELL, Wolcott, Vt. For Sale. Stenm saw nnd shingle mill situated at West Albany for sale at less than half cost. Company want to close out busi ness. Address, Albany Mfg. Co., Albany, Vt. Remember I am at M. A. Stone & Co's store Mondays and Tuesdays to pay the highest cash price for butter and eggs. Also at C. H. Crane's Hyde Park. Snturdays. G. P. Rouinson. I break up housekeeping about the middle of August and will sell my parlor furniture, two Tapestry and one Ingrain carpet, chamber sets, parlor and cook stoves, side board, dining table and chairs, refiigator. curtains, tinware, crockery, etc. Call and see them. Geo. K. Currier, Morrisville. Eggs higher, 14c; mnple sugar higher. 7c; butter higher, 15 to 17c fancy print, 18c. Bring us your produce. During August we will have our annual mark-down Clearance Sale, a grand opportunity to buy your goods cheap. Largest, stock of goods in La moille county $2000 worth of clothing, $2000 worth of dry goods, nnd in fact many other kinds of goods, to make room tor our fall stock. No one can name lower prices Quick sales and small profits for spot cash. Watch for small bills. Come early while our stock is large. Miles, McMaiion & Co., Stowe. P. S. Bbl. flour given away. THREE MONTHS FOR 25 CTS. The NEWS AND CITIZEN will be sent on trial to any resident of Lamoille County three months for 23 cents. We make this low price in order that a copy of the paper may go into every home in this county. This offer is for a short tlinc only and to be sure of it, semi In the money now. The papa' will stop w hen the time is out. LOCAL NEWS. MORRiSVILLE. Mrs. Kendall of Burlington is at Geo. Tiliotson's. : Leon Braekett is selling a raft of his Grange picnic photos. Mr. and Mrs. llarry Cowles are spending the week in Newport. Henry Gilbert and wife of Ran dolph have been at Wm. Gilbert's. Charlie Duba left Monday for a visit at hia home on Isle La Motto. Thos. A. Lake of Rockville, Conn., arrived at "The Randall" Monday. L. W. Wakefield has returned from a successful trip with the U.S. truss. Miss Mable Stowe of Brattleboro has been visiting at Dr. llolbrook's. Dr. LeClare's string of horses left last Monday for the Whitefield.N.H., races. Quite a party of Morrisville people are camping at Idlewild, Elmore fond. Walter Gilbert went to St. Albans Thursday night to visit his twin brother. Benjamin W. Green and wife visited E. N. Porter's family in Burlington last week. Mr. and Mrs. Van Steinberg of Burlington are visiting at A. M. Churchill's. Mrs. Arthur E. Clement and chil dren ot Winooski visited in town last Thursday. F. J. Vigeant and wife of Lowell, Mass., were at Wallace Vigeant's over Sunday. Dr. W. A. Tenney and family left for their home in Granville, N, Y., this morning. Charles Wallace goes over into Maine this week to sell a carload of pianos and organs. The railroad company are building a coal shed in the depot yard on the north side of the tracks. A. M. Churchill's men have been setting up and piping a furnace in the J. P. Cobb residence. Geo. Elmore has concrete pavement on the Portland St., side of his build ing, above the sidewalk. Regular meeting of the J. M. War ner Post No. 4, G. A. R. Saturday, August 3, at 2 o'clock p. m. sharp. John Utton's string of horses is being put in condition for the Rut land meeting the third week in Aug, Perhaps the latest acquisition to the ranks of the multitude who ride the silent steed is Rev. G. N. Kel logg. Dr. LeClare will divide his string of horses the middle of the month, send ing part to Barre and part to New' port. i-'- A meeting of the local W. C. T. U. will be held on Thursday afternoon at 3 o clock In the Congregational vestry. Mrs. Everett B. Merriam, a former resident, arrived in town on Tuesday from Topeka, Kan., and is at J. C, Noyes'. ' ' Mies Annie Hajrsrerty f Montreal U the guest of Mr. and Mrs. II. J. Dwinell. Amrular monthly meeting of the Epworth League was held in the M. E. church Tuesday evening. Postmaster McLoud of Ilardwick was in town Friday, calling on Post master Earle and numerous acquain tances. A. F. Sherman of Ludlow came to town Saturday night to visit at Col. D. J. Safl'ord's and with other ac quaintances. F. W. Emery has bought out Charles Cushing's interest in the Union House and is now conducting the business. Carroll .Nichols returned Saturday to St. Johnsbury alter a six weeks visit with Mrs. S. II. Phelps, his grandmother. The Grangers have in contempla tion the possibility of an excursion trip to Burlington and the Experi ment Station. F. K. Thiboult of Burlington will pitch his photographic tent corner of Congress and Union street. See advertisement. The extended season of dryness, up to Saturday, has had a bad effect upon the potato crop in most sec tions hereabouts. Miss Charlotte Ropes of Montpelier, daughter of Editor Ropes of the Ver mont Watchman, has been visiting at W. S. Cheney's, Charlie Shaw last week parted with a faithful horse, which had become as one of the family after twenty-live years of existence. Charley Small and family visited friends in Burlington last week. Mrs. Small and children will remain there for a two weeks' visit. Prof. W. Herbert Terrill and bride of Andover, Mass., and Charles Ter rill and family of SpriDgfJeld, Mass, are at Newton Terrill's. The annual meeting of the Home Missionary Society of the Methodist church will be held in the vestry this (Wednesday) afternoon. Miss Ellen Cram, now a successful nurse at Mary Fletcher Hospital, Burlington, has been spending a va cation at her home here. Mr. Sawyer, formerly in business here, has this week set up a hand some monument in the Chas. A. San ders family lot at Montpelier. ' Special agents W. H. Smith of the Insurance Company of North Ameri ca and McClellan of the State of Pennsylvania, were in town last week. Miss Nellie Iladley is spending several weeks in Eden, and Miss Stella Hadley will spend about) a month with relatives in Massa chusetts. F. G. Cudworth left Friday night for Brooklyn. His marriage takes place to-day, and he will return here with his bride Friday or Saturday of this week. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Thomas, Mrs. Powell and daughter, Mrs. Henry Safford, took the "Notch" road to Cambridge last Friday returning the first of the week. Rev. Dr. Booth wentto Stowe Mnn- day and officiated at the marriage of Miss Maud Swift, a former student in the Academy here, and Harry Ful lington of Johnson. Mrs. W. B. Clark nnd son nt Wnter- burv have been visitiner at .1. M. nnd Miss Ellen Miles. Mrs. Plnrk is n granddaughter of the late A. C. l ji ii ? i uoaruman oi tms town. The roof on Darling's new block will be tinned this week by Churchill's men. They have also put a tin roof on the front drawing room at G. W. Clark's Winter street barn. A new veranda graces the front of the West building onPortlaud street. The store being finished for Mr. Lib ben, late of Montpelier, is nearly, or quite, ready for occupancy. Andrew Smith, with a spanking team of four horses, drove a party of six Providence people from the Randall to Mount Mansfield Satur day, returning Sunday night. The horse "Kendall," driven bv John Moulton, is continuing a bril liant record of race-getting, winning uret money in the twenty-one class at Nashua, N. H., last Thursday. A special meeting is called for the .Ladies Aid Society, No. 1 7, Thurs day evening Aug. 1. Members ofG. W. Doty Camp, No. 50 are invited at eight o clock to spend a social hour The reports coming from Harry Adams, upon whom an operation was performed last week by Dr. Genge, are quite unfavorable. His condition is said to be quite serious, J. M. Newcomb, a newspaper com positor of Worcester, Mass., was in town Saturday visiting his sister, Mrs. B. B. Blake. Jim first stuck typa in the old Newsdealer office at Hyde Park. Prof.' II. A. Storrs, who will be re membered as the electrical engineer that tested our electric system after its completion, was recently quite se riously injured by the too rapid or unexpected going off of a dynamite blast discharged by electricity in the Middlesex IN arrows, where a plant is being estaoJisneu. Hon. A. N. Waterman of Chicago, n. A. Waterman and W. C. Doane of Johnson, were euests of Hon. and Mrs. II. H. Powers last Friday. Joseph Stewart completed his con tract at the Cady's Falls bridge last week, tho bridge being opened to public travel Wednesday, much to toe satisfaction of many would-be travelers in that direction. . Up the Elmore road near the old reservoir, there has sorunsr ud as in a night a substantial and very at tractive House, being erected bv Thos. J. Stewart, the work being done by Stewart, LeCaron, Merrill & Company. E. R. Persons and his sister, Mrs. M. P. Gwyinn, the former from Mil waukee, Wis., the latter from Kil bourne City, Wis., registered at the Randall Monday. Mr. Persons was many years since in business at Mor rifctovtn Corners. Leavitt's popular laundry having outgrown the quarters in which it was started, at the foot of Main St., a change is to be made and the busi ness located in the Addie West build ing on PortlandSt.,recentlyoccupied by Briggs' meat market. Fred Lawrence has nearly com pleted a commodious and well ar ranged barn, with all the most ap proved points in modern farm build ings. The barn is 32x112 feet, high posted, and was planned and framed by Ed Heath of Morrisville. Next Sunday evening's service in the "; Puffer M. E. church will be in charge of tho Epworth League of that church. Recitations, songs and papers npon League work will be rendered, all going to make up an interesting eveniDg's service. Ellis Foster starts on his vacation trip Friday. He will probably ex tend his trip beyond New York, pos sibly taking a short coast trip down towards old Virginia, returning to New York by way of Richmond, Washington and Philadelphia. The sprinkler stand-pipe at the corner of Main and Congress street, thought to be of no especial beauty and to be a possible menace to rapid hydrant connection in case of fire on the most prominent corners of the village streets, has been removed. Some of our citizens are joining with others in forming a company to be chartered under tho law of the state, for the quarrying of granite froma fresh discovery of valuable granite- found in the town of Kirby over in the north eastern part of the state. Mist Bertha llolbrook is this week engaged as an instructor in the summer school at Bethel. She re turns here on Saturday, and next Monday m leave for the Pacific coast taking up her duties as a teacher in the public schools as soon as she reaches her destination. AI. Martz Specialty Co., long and favorably known as producers of mirth, music and minstrel novelties that always please, will make their annual visit here Saturday evening of this week. Their reputation in the past does not demand words of praise of ours to insure them a good house. Seats in advance at Hall & Cheney's. Major Josiah Grout of Derby was in town a short time last Friday on his return from the Soldiers' Home at Bennington. The Major expresses himself as highly pleased with the management of affairs there under the able superintendency of Col. Rob't Coffee. There are now 113 veterans at the Home the largest number in its history. The locating of the band stand, while not as serious by any means as the great question as to the lo cation of the new reservoir, has not yet been decided. C. W. Fitch, will no doubt, erect the stand, but just where it may stand is the question. Many look for an available spot down town, while others will think Academy Park the spot. The Powers and Gleed block at the corner of Main and Portland streets, will, it is said, follow the ex ample of three or four other business places that were originally built on stilts and soon come down within easier reach of the purchasing public who detest to climb stairways, treacherous in winter, fatigueing in summer, and needless all the year round. Ed. Doty and wife from St. Johns bury were in town last week. It is understood that the loss of hia left hand by an accident while ho was en gaged as alocomotive fireman brings him three thousand dollars or more, and he is contemplating engaging in some line of mercantile business. The healing of his injured arm has gone on rapidly thanks to a strong physical condition. Hon. W. G. Ferrin, of Montpelier, and his daughters, Mrs. W. P. Richardson ot New York and Mrs. II. C. Brigham of Grand Rapids, Mich., have been at the Randall since Afnnflnv Mr. Ferrin was about town - - - last evening, but was taken suddenly in ana remameu in au uuwhbciuuo condition for Borne time this (Wednes day) morning. . It is feared that he suffered a slight shock. (Continued on page 8.) HYDE PARK. W. A. Gilbert of St. Johnsbury was a late visitor in town. Mrs. P. C. Cleveland from Clare- mont, N. II., is in town. Miss Annie Thorp of St. Albans is visiting her brother Will, here. Wm. Page and wife of Ilardwick were in town a short time Monday. Miss Anna Gilmore is spending a few days with friends in Cambridge. Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Leach were in St. Albans recently visiting relatives. S. C. Noble and wife of St. Albans were visitors in town the past week. A. V. Wiswell and wife spent Sun day with friends at East Hardwick. A children's meeting will be held at the vestry Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Mrs. John Mudgett, who resides with her daughter, Mrs. J. S. Waite, is quite ill. Mrs. J. A. Hulburd was in town last week visiting at the State's Attorney's. A handsome Estey organ has just been placed in Judge White's resi dence on trial. Mrs. Merrill nervey and two eons from Dorchester, Mass., are stopping at Capt. Slay ton's. The commissioners on the John Cobleigh estate inventoried the prop erty last Saturday. Most of the farmers hereabouts have finished haying, and nearly all report a good crop. Mrs. Hattie (Dotj) Dexter and daughter of Milwaukee, Wis., are visitiDg at II. D. W. Doty's. A pa i ty of young people, chaperoned by Mrs. C. S. Page, spent Tuesday and Wednesday at Elmore Pond. Mrs. Bailey and son Ned of Mont pelier were guests at Mrs. A. L. Noyes' the latter part of the week. Misses Harmon and Yarrow will hold a meeting in the school-house at Battle Row this Wednesday eve ning. The annual Methodiot campm.et ing commences next Monday, with the usual reduction in fares on the railroad. We want six or eight copies of the News and Citizen of July 23. Bring them quick to this office and get pay for them. Ed. Stevens and F. R. Child were in Greensboro Monday to pick out and purchaso the poles for the electric wires here. Montpelier, Burlington and St. Al bans were each visited last week by Hyde Parkites anxious to witness the Wild West show. State's Att'y Hulburd, accompa nied by his wife, spent several days in St. Albans the past week. Busi ness and "Buffalo Bill" were the at tractions that turned "Rog" in that direction. The rain of Saturday night fresh ened up nature wonderfully, inakiDg Sunday one of the pleasantest days of the season. The air was cool and invigorating and the fields and mountains never looked finer. The village trustees, with a few other interested parties, took a trip to Johnson one evening last week to view the electric plantand size up the lights both outside and inside. All were much taken with the working of the system. On the 2d page of this issue may be found an entertaining account of the origin of the great Chicago fire together with some other interest ing circumstances connected with the same handed us by Judge Sherwin, which is worthy of perusal. Lost, strayed or stolen I One E.H. Hinds, formerly of Ilardwick. Hedia appeared recently, but left behind a board bill and a livery account. He will also be held in remembrance by several of whom he borrowed small sums just for "a few days." The Misses Beede, who have been visiting their aunt, Mrs. T. W. Hyde, left for Montpelier last Thursday and after a lew days' sojourn there, they will go to the White Mountains and thence to their home in St. Joseph, Mo. This was the young ladies' first visit to Vermont and of course they were delighted with the Green Moun tain State. The annual picnic of Union Sunday school will be held this week Friday at Zack Wood's Pond, a distance of some six miles from here. Arrange ments have been made to have boats on the pond that day, and Col. Sawyer has kindly granted the use of tho grounds lor tne occasion. All who contemplate going are asked to assemble at the church at sharp 8 o'clock Friday morning. Convey ances will be furnished to carry schol ars not otherwise provided for. All invited. It has been suggested that the snow fenoe on Depot street be re moved. As it now is the snow sim ply rolls up over the fence, dropping on the sidewalk and leaving tne run so destitute of snow that it is the first spot bare in the spring. An or dinary fence would be much better, lattinrr the road nroDor get a few inches more of snow, whilo the side walk needn't be buried under from ion to fifteen feet of enow late in the 8Dring. . Whv isn't the Slifro-oerinn a. good one? In regard to electricity we may say that a double LeflVl wheel of 150 horse power has ueen oraerea, negotiations are going on to have wireandall necessary ma terial here as soon as needed and the line for the poles has been staked. The distance to the power house is found to be two and thirteen-six- teenths miles, and some 250 poles will be rtnuired. Wn nrxWar-nTifi about GO lights will be made to do duty for strett lighting. Edson Stev ens will superintend the putting in of uie pianc. "The Elms" is filled with n. mnsr. delightful COmnanv nf r-itv nennlo just now. Of course they are charmed vuu tne Deautitul scenery, exhilarat ing air and fine lonnt.inn nf this nrm ular resort. Among the guests wn note: Mrs. S. S. Boe-trs. Miss S. Boggs, Miss Jean Bi N. Y ; Mrs. J. B. Sargent, Master w intnrop v. Sargent, Miss Adelaide Sargent. Miss Mildred S cester, Mass.; Mrs. Isabel B. Rich ardson, Miss May Caldwell, Mr. Chas. O. Richardson, Dorchester, Mass.; Mr. Horaces. Sears, of the firm of N. Boynton & Co., Boston, Mass. Orson Heath of St. Pn making an extended trip through the east visiting nis -poor relation," was a most entertaining visitor at our "(: 1 .. I- U 4- . 1 1 I TT i 1 uuii moi otiiuiuaj. air. tieatn is a native of Johnson, but for the past 25 years or so has made his home in the west, where he has been engaged in the mercantile nnrsnit, nnl Vina no- cumulated a fortune. His business matters, which he " understands thoroughly," he has always conduct ed on ideas entirely his own. lie is also quite a benevolent man, but be 6towes his charities in his own way, allowing no one to make sugges tions." NO. HYDE PARK. Chaa. Ingalls is very sick with typhoid pneumonia. J. T. Burnett and eister Hattie visited friends in Banj last week. Mr. and Mrs. Amos Ferry started last Sat urday on their annual visiting tour. Quite a number from here atterded tbe Wild West show at Burlington the 20th. J. W. Parkhurst will run a meat cart through here regularly, commencing next weik. G. E. and E. W. Smith heard what they think was a wildcat one night Inst week, while Ihey were looking for cowe that had strayed. , They immediately postponed the search until daylight. Tho 12 years old daughter of Munroe Jones went for the cows at the usual time last Saturday night, but not returning at dark, Mrs. Jones t-tarted to find her. Tha neighbors heard Mrs. Jones culling and soon quite a party turned out. When found tha child was completely bewildered and dis couraged and had sat down at the roots of a tree to rest. She was not frightened, al though she knew she was lost. CENTREVILLE. Mrs. Di-xter is on the sick list. Mis. Cora Mansfield visited at C. Camp bell's last week. Most of the farmers around here have finished haying. Mabel nnd Lula Collins are at Woodstock doing table work. O. W. W'illinms and wife visited friends in Montgomery last week. Carl Terrill nnd wife spent Sunday at her sister's, Mrs. Bavbum's. Fred Obr and wife of Morrisville visited at Albert Bachum's recently. Mr. and Mrs. George Blake visited the past week in Waterbury and Waitsfield. Orlando Cleveland has purchased the Barnes' Inrm, together with three cows and the hay, for which he pays f 700. Another largely attended meeting nt the pehool house last Sunday afternoon. The Misses Yarrow and Uarmon conducted the services and besides remarks by them, short talks were given by ltev. F. C. Taylor, S. M. ' Noyes and L. II. Lewis. Soveral others also spoke. A children's meeting was held Tues day afternoon and an interesting meeting in the evening. Services asain next Sunday at 3 p. m., and on Tuesday evening of next week a Christian Endeavor Society will be or ganized. Lamoille Valley Veterans Reunion. The tenth annual reunion of the Lamoille Valley Veterans' Associa tion Will be held at Johnson Tuesday and Wednesday next in H. A. Wat erman's grove. The speaker of the occasion will be Hon. C. P. Hogan and music will be furnished by the Waterville cornet band of 18 piece3. On Wednesday there will be a street parade and in the evening a rousing camp-fire will be held in the village and a grand good time may be expected. No pains have been spared to make the affair a success, and Comrade Jackson and all mem bers of the association extend a cor dial invitation to all veterans and civilians to attend this reunion. It will be a basket picnic. Remember the time and place. The Coming Fair. The fair-grounds are being put in good repair for the coming annual fair to be held Sept. 17, 18 and 19. Already space on the grounds and in Floral Hall is being allotted for ex hibitions. Liberal premiums and Curses, will be offered, such as will ring good stock and the best trott ting and pacing horses In the Stat. Watch ur large posters and program flyers. W. II. Robinson of Morris villo, will have charge of Floral Hall and Hon, A. B. Smith of Morristown of letting and assigning privileges oa tilie grounds, to whom all communi cations in tnese departments should be addressed.