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. Jt 1"" j VOL. XIX, NO. 52. HYDE PARK, VT., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1900. TERMS, $1.25. NEWS AND CITIZEN. I News Established in ls'7 Citizen Extahlmlipd in 1H72. United N'ovpmler 15. 1HS1. Published Every Wednesday by Lamoille Publishing Co. jr This blue X means that your subscription expires with this number, and that io more payers will be sent yon unless your sub scription is reliev ed. HeMw at onre so as to receive next issne of paper. BUSINESS CARDS. J. A KOlilJVSON, DENTIST. Kooins, Corner Prick Block, Ileal the Uitndiill. Painless method gas, lher, eic, used. Special attention given to appointments from out of town. Office lionrs, e to 12,1 to B. No. 8 Portland St., Moriis Villii, Vt. W. L. ADAIH. V. 8 , rKTEKIN AUY SURGEON PHYSICIAN. Equine, surgery nnd dentistry a spec iRltv Residence on !IH Main Street, (Telephone.) Jlouuisvu-I-K, Vt. W. W. DOTY, I JKACTICAL UNDERTAKER AND FU neral director. Embalming a specialty. MoKRieVILI.E, Vt. F. II. M' FA TIL AND. Tl1 ILEAGE BOOKS on all principal roads iVI sold, rented or exchanged. Call on or address F. 11. McEAlM.AND. Hotel PhoBnix. Hydk I'ahk, Vt. (STONE'S ORCHESTRA. MUSIC FURSISIIEO FOR CONCERTS, Weddings, Lawn Parties, Promenades. Dancing, and all occasions where music is required. Violin Lessons; Hows ltrhairod; Violins for sale. V. E. Stone, Morrisville. II. J. LILLEY & CO., IRACTICAL UNDERTAKERS. Embalm ing a specialty. Telephone connection Hyde Park, Vt. WALTER It. MESSKR. OCULIST and Specialist in lenses for defeclive eye. Onice Wilder slore, Main Street, Morrisville, Vt. C. 8. LEA CI I, M I.. PHYSICIAN AND SlISGKOV. OnVr-, enrnrr of Main and Suninier.-ts.. ioi;itisvii.l-p, Vt. OnVe Hours: 7 to i a. in., 12 to i and ti to s p. in. Telephone connection. MEL YIN G, A TT011NEY-AT-LAW. Hardwick, Vt. WORSE, Marshall lllock, JAMES W. ROJ5BIX8, M.D., T PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, office and residence at Corner C iii)'ve-? and Union S lvets, Morrisville. Vt Tele plionecon lection. Oiliee limirs 1-' to 2:.3'iand 7 to 9, p. in PR A. A MINOTT. DEN'Tls ryPorl'mtirt at., Vi'ooriWi, y liti'lding, Morrisville, Vt. Special tiiu'iiliiin given to all branches of Dentistry, b t especially the treatment and preservation of dead and al-cessed teeth and all (lis:; ises ol' the mouth When ad visable, pass, ether and other anaesthetic. will be used (or extraction of teeth and other surgical work. Oilice hour, s to Ii! a. in ; 1 to 0 p. in. PRESERVING PEARS New Buckwheat Flour Cranberries Sweet Potatoes A great variety of Breakfast l'oods Try a sample of Ellis' SPECIAL BLEND CO FE EE T. B. ELLIS, Crocer. MORRIS 1 7Z IE, Vermont T,TTTTTTli T: fTTTiTT tTiTTTl '"i MIES m!2! I! mm The nist prurient housewife will flml It to b to her advantage to l,uv (irociries here. Pre serving Pears, Pickling Spices, Ko-nut Hie new ortfiiitift, Hnue Cheese, New Honey are among inc good tilings we nave to oiler this week, II. U MIIK, I.vHillnirrorvr, MORRISVILLE, . . Vermont Staple and Fancy Groceries Fresh and Salt Moats and Provisions always on hand at right prisos J. F. THOMAS, Portland Street. MORRISVILLE PHojogpHs Just remember that we are (loin? photographic work in the latest and most up-to date shapes, at Cutler's Old Stand, opposite the postoflice. Samples and etvles cheerfully shown. We make a specialty of Finishing for Amateurs, and carry a line of amateur sup I I !.M 11 B I 1 1 I : I; II mm km m ' .i i plies. Open every week-day. H. L. BENTLEY, MORIiHVlLLLE, VT. REASONS For INSURANCE It is hard work to find a safe invest merit. Taxes, repairs, bad .1 bts, li'gul fees, etc , absorb income En. d vunent Insurance not only consti tutTS a safe, prolltable investinent, but supplies life insurance ia addi tion. (Correspondence solicited.) wssj - , " , V , , !v, , i. -J W. HULDURD, General Agent, Hyde Park, Vermont. BUSINESS NOTICES, Mili.inf.iiy. Opening days. Oetob'r 1718 Mas K. P. Keelkh, 1'oilluini stieet, Alor risville. Villineiiy: A line oft ill anil winttr goods from Dohioii and New York mnikets. Mlis M. A. Jenney, Stowe, Vt. Rept.m ha.n T Wnrm and co'd menN nt nil hotiis .Vins. 0. Howen. Main etreet, Mori is ville. Next door to O'lHrien's. Help Wanted Two men to work at lum bt'iiuii. Good nay. Kitt C. ID ssell, Morrisville. Millixehy Fineextiibit of trimmel ni l in ery. op.-uimr Thnrsdny nnd Friday. () t. IS nnd 11). Mahy K. Moody, Main street, .Mor ris vole. , V ANTEP Position asStationnry Kngineer. Have had experience, nnd can fine relcrenif H in exchaniie. A'bitess Hki.'T l!. Sll.w., Ilox v,ir,isville, Vt. Pt'Y : Windows. tVipdo.v. til iss. Putty, Paint, Carpets, I nrtains. Wnli I'upers nnd Pictiir fritms nt K 'J. Wili-.iu'o Fnruitiire sn iv, Monisvide, 't. -- Hoiist;. CAHtitAGE, HaiiNKss for sale. Horse st vltsh, ex I ra liood rouilsler, sai" tor bidy. Will sell horse alone il desired. X. ISloKl.ow, Stowe, t. Notice Told Minus, 1'ius nod Speetarles mai:f us itood as new. Wood taken in ex- change fjr ull watch and c'oek repnirioit. ii. J Ln.MfMis Morrisville, t. IlAll'iAINs. full line of Gloves ami Mit tens, loner priced than ever. Axes nnd Helves cii! upr than you can buy the axe for Isenhere. Pork i;c. bird lu..-. codns i 0c. You can buy everything pise in erne tips at rtglit figures. A. I'. PoWEN, Morrisville. Foil 'ale III health prompts me to offer for sale Hie best stuge route iu Vermont Mot i isvillc tn 8tod contiecling with the two great erinont railroads. Tie eipup me it. iscompiete. It. is nn opportunity rare ly oib;red, and Rill not be held oea long J. J. .Mouse, Momsviln. . Millineiiy A new stock justiu from Bos ton and Nov York. Hats trimmed and un trimmed, Bonnets and Tanis Call anl see the Hats and get prices. Do you want to save money : It so remember the lilac at Wilder' store. Mus. M. C. Messer, Main stret, Moirisville, Vt. Moiiiiisville Lai'NDIiy Xo fading of color ed goods in our laundrv. You can nafelv trust us to return your goods with the colors as bright and distinct as when we receive them. 1 here is a way or doing this which not all laundrymen know but we do. W m. F. Flannaoan. Fahm for Sale The Sargent farm, so called, in the town of Kden, situated on stage road, lVa nnles from .North Hyde Park, con sisting of about 200 acr-'e, and oue. of the best firms in E Jen. Will be sold at a reason able price and oh easy teruiB of payment. For lurtlxr information, call upon It. W. Hulburd, Uyde Park, or O. W. Keyuolds, Cambridge. Help Wantro. A man and woman to take the Cnmlwidge Lumber t'o.'s boarding house at the .Notch. A bouse all furnished that will a commodate 50 b larders. Parties making appl cations must bring good re commends. Aq extra good chance for tie light persons. 'Also par les totakecontracts to cut and skid logs or to take lumber from the stump to the mill. 1 want 20 good men for chopping and skidding logs. Apply to L. S. Mouse, JefTersouville, Vt. or F. R. Ciiii.ti, Uvde Park, Vt. LOCAL NEWS. MORRISVILLE. Post meeting Saturday evening. Lloyd Bentley is clerking at D Hi ndi's. lorrest Uoodricu ot WeBtloru is visiting in t iwn. Mrs. E. A. Ilartson ia visiting friends and relatives In btowe. A.' F. Sherman of Ludlow is stop ping at Hiram Safford's. G. M. Edmunds of Glenn Sutton, I'. Q., is a guest of II. J. Ii lmuids. Dr. and Mrs. J. W. R jbbius were in Montreal several days lasc week. Will Menoison tins a new racing bike, which he chums to be a leader Mrs. Orville K"ed visited her sister, Mrs. G. W. Drown, at Burre recently. There was an accidental meeting of four octogenarians to take dinner at C. S. Wllder's last Saturday. They wero Mrs. John lernll, o?ed 81, Ocx. 1 ; her niece, Mrs. M. (J. Hall of Ddbl onega, On... 82, Jan. 1G; Timothy Terrill, 81, Djc. 1J, and E U. Cram, 90, Jan. 10. Mrs. O. Bowen has opened a res taurant next door to O'Brien's store. A. F. Bowen, who has been ill with grip, is ablduow to attend tohis busi ness. A tnsty sign was hoisted into pi ice on Davis & I'artlow's business place yesterday,, W. D. Grout of Worcester, Mass., has been visiting friends in tovvn for a few days. Mrs. F. A. CI irk and Mrs. 0. P. Foster have returned from their trip to M ntpelier. Waite, the groeerytnan, has j ist received a carload of onions from Massachusetts. Fisk & Slocum hav sold the Sey mour Ttfft p'laee ii Rindolph street to Walter D 'ceil. The concrete work on the street crossings and sidewalks is beiDg pushed q'lite rapidly. Seventeen tickets were snld at this station lust Thursday lor the White Mouotain excursion. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Peck of Spring fHd, Muss, are visiting Mrs. I'hila S ory uu High street, Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Barrows of Coventry were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. G. B trros over Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Lon (latjs are re eeiving congratulations on the ar rival of a son, born last Sunday. Limoille Grange will hold an all day sestion Oct. 23, it be'ng Cere's day., A picnic dinner will be served. The opening event of the Business Mens' Course of Popular Entertain ment is (he O'jtum was, Friday even ing. Good st ats can be procured jet. Mrs. Mower, who 1ms bien visiting her husband, 0. D. Mne', in St. Albans, returned home Moudayeven ing. Fooi bull Lamoille Central Acad emy vs. People's Academy on the Old Fair Grounds, Saturday after noon. R-v. J. W. E Ismorth, lector of Sc. Michael's chu'tth. N lugiituek, Conn , is the guest of Dr. and Mrs. J. W. Robbi.iB. Station Arent Bryant is away on the Ticket S 'Hers' excursion. During his absence J. M. Miles is' assisting at the station. A r fl i shoot will 1m held on Eli Gile's ltirrn Saturday, the best score tat ing a priz;. The irivi'a(i.U) is a general one. Harry Hutchins lias finished electric railway work at Barre and gone to Springfield, Mass., to work on an elect tie road. Mrs. C. II. Slocum went to Rutland Tuestlay to attend the fiffh annual meeting oP the Vermont Federation of Woman's Clubs. A meeting of the Second District VV. R C , Dpt. of Vt., is being held in X. E. 0. P. hall to-day. The attend ance is quite large. J. SV. Tift and daughter, Mrs. L II. Cross, left this, Wednesday, morn lor Coventry, N. Y., to visit his broth er and other relatives. Perley X. Mudgett of North Ilvde Park has reuived a pension for the loss of a leg in the Spanish-American war, H. B. George, ageat. To-day Deacon 1). W. Tenney is ob serving his 8a h birthday anniversa ry, and is receiving hearty congratu lations from many friends. M. Rosenberg went last evening to New York, bent on business matters, leaving D. C. Spaulding in charge of his store. Everybody knows him. The Sons of Veterans will meet at Hall & Cheney's new drug store Mon day evening Ojt. 22, at eight o'clock sharp. Important business to be done. There wil be a social dance and promenade at N. E 0. P. hall Satur day evening, O 't. 20. Admission, la dies 1 Op, gents 1Z. Music, Paul's Or chestra. ' " Mr. ana Mrs. Uo. ross are re joicing over thearrivalof adaughter, who stepped into their possession Sunday. George says it weighs 10 pounds. C. J. Farnum of Canau laigua, N Y., Mr. and Mrs. 0 J. Kelley and Miss Lena. Willey of Waterville, have been guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Sherman. Walter Bridge was up from Mont pelier Sunday. Tuesday he goes to Boston to his last year's course of study before graduating from a den tal college. Lyle the son of Mr. and Mrs. Drew Daniels received 611 votes in Bohe- mian Glass Blowers baby voting contef-t.and was awarded the crystal case ollered. Mrs. Arba Durkee, daughter of ueo. JN orton, went to Waterbury on Monday, where Bhe will spend a fiw days before going to her home in iew Hampshire. The News and Citizkn force feels sort of gratelul to be able to print this week's edition in its. old home. The vacation period lasted from September 5 until now. The "Passion Play" at the Univer salist church Sunday evening was quite well attended, aud the explana tions by R"v. J. J. Lewis, who had seen it played at Oberaramergau, were very interesting. Seymour Pike of Isle LaMotte is a gust of II. Waite. He is looking for a farm. Landlord F. J. Smith of Hotel La moille is receiving congratulations over the arrival of a son last Thurs day nigbt. Mother and child are doing finely. The milliners are making extensive displays and the ladies are out in force, to view the wonders. See no tices of Mrs. Keeler's and Miss Moody's opening days. The Woman's Christian Temper ance Union will have a meeting in theCong'l church parlors Thursday afternoon, Ot. 18, at 3 p. m. A re port of the convention will be given. Among those who went on the Boston excursion this morning were Mr. and Mrs A. R. Campbell, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Sunders, Mr. and Mrs. II. J. Dinell, Mrs. W. F. Whipple, Mrs. E'i Town, Mrs. John Carleton and Mrs. Keelerof theCorners, Jim Town, A. F. Whitney aud G. W. Doty and family. Last Wednesday, while engaged in re-shingliug the Randall livery barn, the stasing gave way precipitating Ctas. H. Hen k k and son John to the ground, 18 feet below. The senior man sustained a sprained ankle, while the younger man was uninjured though he landed bead first. Delegates to the Stat? Sunday School Convention nt Barre October 23 5 will find tickets on sale at an nesed prices at following stations, v;z:-Hardwick $3 GO, Wolcott 3 60, Morrisville 2 33. Hyde Park 3 15, Johnson 2 05, Fletcher 2 83, East Fairfield 3 00, Fail field 3.20. C. F. Eldy and L. D. Tomlinson have purchased 0. B. Landon's West- field and Lowell creameries, the sale being made yesterday. This makes seven butter-making institutions in which Mr. E Idy is interested in. The Lowell and West field people will find the new proprietors very pleasant gentlemen to deal with. Miss Cora Woodward has accepted a verv fine engagement as soubrette withEiward Harrigan, the popular star, j iuing the company at Troy, N. Y , on a few hours' notice. Miss Woodward resumed her role in "O.d Lavender" threedays later at Johns town, N. Y. She will be known pro fessionally as Bettina Woodward. Ti e C. E. birthday party at the C--'l church pallors last Friday evenicg was an event to he looked back upon with pleasure. Music anil recitation appropriate toeacb moutb was one of the features. During the evening Miss E lnnh Rublee rendered a violin solo and Mrs. Blodgett and Miss Evah Barrows vocal solos. Re freshments were served, nnd the net proceeds were ahout ?23 00. While returning from the " Dig gings" country in flyde Park Mon day night, G. E Town saw the pan ther, that has been making trouble up that way, go through a barb wire feuce. His horse was so restive that he Qould not leave it to .investigate, hu" drove to Mr. Newcity s and se cured his help. They went back to tie place and found a good sized tuft of tawny colored fur that the wild animal parted with. Last Sundav morning a harvest concert was given in place of the reg ular preaching service at the JM.L. church. The program consisted of recitations by the younger members of the Sunday-schQol, and duets and solos appropriate to the occasion At the close of the exercises Rey. M. S. Eidy gave a brief and practical talk. taking for his text the 7.ti verse of the 6th chapter of Galatians " Whatsoever a man soweth that shall he also reap." Ia view of the coming ' Rammage Sale" will the housekeepers please look over the garrets and obscure corners, bearing in mind that what is useless to one may be of value to another. Furniture, clothing, crock erv, toys, glassware, kitchen utensils, and all kinds of bric-a-brac will be acceptable. Articles may be sent to the north room of the West Block on Portland street Saturday afternoon or Monday following. Date of sale wilbbe given later. An evident attempt was made to burglariza J. S. Banister's store be tween closing uo timeSiturday even ingand Sunday morning. Some kind of a tool or jimmy against the door latch and f jrced it nearly off, but for what purpose is not readily seen a9 that could be operated from without as well as within doors. It is barely possible that in the darkness they miscalulated. If such is thecase, Joe wants them to continue to do so just the same ia the future, but he is sure it will not be a healthy neighbor hood for midnight prowlers. Otis Hatch, one of Overseer G. A Cheney's wards, made an assault Monduy upon Alfred Dodge, with whom he has been stopping, hitting him on the nose, bruising it severely Alfred managed to secure a hay fork and beat OUb over the head until he could be secured. Deputy Sheriff Town was calle 1 for and Hatch was taken to Hyde Park. Tuesday a hearing was held before Probate Judge Whiteand Hatch was adjudged insane, and taken to Waterbury to day by Deputy Sheriff Town. Mr Dodge had a very narrow escape, Bar- rett ha ve gone to Boston. Remember the Mt. Vernon Lodge meeting this evening. It will be quite an important pne. A branch of a second growth of a tomato plant, bearing blossoms, was brought in Monday by J. W. Tilt. "Sime"Luce, who is the janitor, and ought to know, says that after some entertainments in Town Hall the floor is too liberally sprinkled with tobacco juice. It is not only an insult to those who do not chew the weed, but also to the respectable place that has been provided in which to hold enteitainments. At the special village meeting held Monday evening A. F. Whitney pre sided, with A. A. Niles as clerk. It was voted to haveaFire Department, also selected a committee of eight citizens composed of the five Village Trustees, Fire Chief, and his first and second Assistants to prganiza and fquip the same. Enlistment can be made at C. H. A. Stafford's office, and from these will be selected the 17 men desired to fill the quota. The Trus tees were empowered to draw orders to meet the payment of all bills. HYDE PARK. " That "panther" is still abroad. Gov. Page has been in Boston the past few days. Mrs. Isaac Vaughan is ill wi'h a rheumatic troubla. F. II. McFarland is doing business in Franklin county this week. Ex-Lieut-Gov. Bates was in the place last week on legal business. Three tickets were sold here last week for the White Mountain excur sion. M. D. Whitney returned Tuesday from a few days' visit at Granville, . Y. Advertised letter? Henry Hopkin- pon, Mrs. uosa (Jail, t. .J. iiliss, U. L. Clark. Giblet, the shoemaker, has added a supply of harness, blankets, etc., to his stock. Mrs. E. G. Page and Miss Wilma LQach returned from Boston last Thursday. The rain of Sundav and the whiz of Tuesday hurried the leaves eff in great shape. Street Commissioner Stevens is patching up the mud holes in the village streets. B. R. Houghton, the father of Mrs. Glenn Wilkius, will make his home here this winter. Owing to the Fair there will be no devotions at St. Teresa's church Friday evening. Nathan Cobleigh and family spent several days the past week with rela tives in Elmore. Will LiPorte has been making re pairs about his dwellings, as has also Lawrence Sawyer. Stone is being drawn to the lot opposite the Catholic church, where will be built a tenement house. (Jbarles II. Iiliss lett tnis morning on his annual pi'grimageto Boston. He will be gone about one week. The gale Tuesday blew down the big pole which supported the McKin- ley and Roosevelt; campaign nag. The frame of C. A. Knight's green house is now up and the work of put ting on the glass will Boon com mence. Several of our townspe jple are at Montptlier this week, witnessing the election ot a Lnited fetates feenatoc F. N. Keler shippetTa carload of cattle, picked up down rairtleld way last week, to an asylum at b oxboro Mass. James Towle hasdissolved partner ship with Fred Currier. James' sue cessor is his predecessor, Prof. Ly decker. Henry Campbell and wifa of West Charleston were here several days recently,the guestsof their daughter if i.i r ' i ii.. .Mrs. iij. Lu. intuits. Thomas Moore started for Chicago last Thursday. He is called there on business connected with the estate of his sister, Mrs. Land. Leslie Minor has closed up his ice business for the season. A contem plated business venture in Fairfield is the cause of tue nnish. The prizj for the be3t dancer, given by the glassblowers at Morrisville last I'riday evening, was awarded to Dewey Hanley of this place. A bill asking for a county tax of two per cent so as to complete repairs upon the county buildings, will soon be presented to the legislature. In absence of Rev. F. C. Taylor, R W. Hulburd read a sermon at the church last Sunday morning. Gov Page jvill read one next Sunday. Col. McFarland is attending an in surance meeting at Montpelier to day, and to-morrow will attend a meeting of New England bankers at Burlington. The creamery now takes in milk every other day. The change from daily to every other day commenced last Monday and will continue the rest of the season. Concrete walks are needed in this village. It may be a little late to put them in this fall, but it is all Mrs. II. M. Gordon and Mrs right to talk about them, because they've got to come. The work of rebuilding Mosea Goodhue's house on Railroad street, goes merrily on. When repairs are made, Moses will have a handsome as well as commodious residence. The Odd Fellows have in contem plation whether to remain where they are for another decade or to lease the upper part of the town hall. The matter will be settled Friday evening, Oct. 20. - b The booklets for the Home Culture Club, containing the topics for '00-1, are jist out from the News and Citizen press. In addition to the topics, a list of officers, committees, etc., is given. Russell Page returned Tuesday from his European trip. He was gone about two months and visited Glas gow, l'aris, London, Stratford-on- Avon and other points, ne reports a very pleasant trip. The "Home Culture Club" holds its next meeting to-morrbw, Thursday, afternoon in the church parlor. The topics for consideration are ' Cliff- dwellers' by Mrs. Edith Keeler and 'French Literature" by Mrs. E. F. 'age. We publish on page 2 an interesting letter from E. M. Stevens, eon of Sheriff Stevens. "EJ" treats on the liquor queetion, high license and pro hibition, and bit) extensive travels enables him to write knowingly. The letter is well worthy of perusal. Geo. White of Montpil er was at Judge White's the first of the week. He was on his way to Eien, South pond, where he will camp for acouple of weeks, Riwingand hunting will occupy a great part of his time. Re brought a boat up with him from Montpelier. Arrangements have been made for train accommodations for the lecture course at Morrisville. There must be a guarantee of at least 33 passengers to ensure a special train af.tr each lecture. As 50 lecture tickets have. been sold, there will be no doubt of the above number. The aged mother of P. M. Hurlburt received a very serious fall this morn ing about two o clock. Dr. Slayton was summoned and f;und a fracture of both bons of the forearm, also fracture of the wrist and hip joiats. tiding to the serious nature of her inj'i'i s and extreme af (about R3), recovery in very uoubtlul. The game ol foot ball between the school team of this place and the Hardwick school team, at the latter place last Saturday, resulted in a victory for Hardwick, the score being 6 0. Our boys say it was a good game nnd that they were treated finely by their competitors. The team will play at Morrisville next Saturday. The Ladies' Aid Society has organ ized for the season by electing the fol lowing officers: President, Mrs. II. M. Noyes; ice-President, Mrs. A. V. Wiswell; Secretary and Treasurer, Mrs. H. M. McFarland; Directors, Mrs. S. B. Waite, Mrs. N. G. Wood, Mrs. L. II. Lewis. A series of sociables are btiug planned, the first of which will be given at an early date. The Catholic fair opens up to night with an oyster supper. If. will con tinue every e vening the remainder of the week. This evening the doors will open at 5:30. Supper served from 6 to 9. Admission, including supper, 25 cents. Thursday eveuing there will be a ltcture by Fr. Lynch of St. Johnsbury. His su'j'ct wfll be "A Haunted City." Friduy eveaing, promenade and social. Saturday evening, social and drawing of prizes. Oa the last three evenings, doors open at 7 o'clock; admission, 10 cents. Everybody invited. Samuel, B. Meaeham, a former resi dent of this place, but tor the past eighteen years a resident of Ellen dale, North Dikota, died at that place Ojt. 4 rh lust. Mrs. Wm. Max field of this place is one of his surviv ing children. The North Dakota Record says of him : Mr. Menchnm was born in Fairfield, in the stnte of Vermont, on the 4-th day ot April. ls:il2, and was therefore Mxty-cifht years nnd six months old at the time ot his death. He has been twiee married, and by his hrst wife (who hns been dcod many years) he had live children, who are all living. Two daugh ters and one noil are still living in Vermont, nnd one daughter resides in Chelmsford, Mass. His other son, Justin S. Meaeham, resided in this city for many years and re moved with his family to Central I.akc, in the state of Michigan, where he still lives. He was married to Mrs. May Uenio, the present Mrs. Meaeham, nt Morrisville, Ver mont, on the Jitst diiv of May, 174. Samuel H. Meaeham came to Ellendnle In May, 18S', when the town was being laid out, nnd hu ever since resided here. For a time he acted as superintendent for Mrs. bishop in the Hishop House, of which he aftcrvnrds became proprietor and changed its name to Central House. In the tall of lssu, Mrs. Meaeham and her two daughters came on, and Mrs. Menchnm taught the first school in Kllendale during the winter follow ing in the building now occupied by Charles Pfrotner as a bnkerv. Mr. Menchnm's two step-daughters, Etta and Mabel, who came here young girls with their mother in the tall oflSNU. arc both married, the first to I). Ii." Ocer, nnd the latter to K. W. Iiickey, agent for many years for the Milwaukee road here. Mr. Meat-ham has been lairly pros)erous in business here, but for several years has been nil invalid and sutlcred extremely from the cucets of disease, lie was compelled to close his hotel, and has for several years been unable to manaire his nllairs with his former energy and ability. He has been one of the leading citizens of the town for more than eighteen years nnd has been identified with its growth and prosperity. His uuimpench able honesty in all business transactions, his broad views about business in general have left their impress upon the community. His death lenves a vacuum that will be felt by those left behind him, nnd he will he missed more than most at his advanced nge.