Barre Evening Enterpri
fOL. 1. O. 11.
BAKRE, VT., FRIDAY, APRIL 22, 1898.
PRICE ONE CENT.
HE BLUE STORE
War is The Talk of Our
Jur display of Shoes in our window
r with prices attached to them is the
talk of the town. If you value
,-Jvniir money buy now before leather
i will advance.
EGEL & BRADY, Prop'rs.
KI'OT SQUARE. 15A11HK, VT.
L L Ponies,
The Cigars to Smoke
For Sale Everywhere.
in I III',
ill 1 I 0.
L. Lewin, M'gr.
180 No. flain St. Barre, Vt.
Can be found at
311 No. Main Street.
Meals Served at All Hours.
We also carry a full line of
TOBACCO and CICARS.
Drop in and see our Lunch Counter.
To save the Ladies' any Trouble,
We will Furnish
Bonnets and Hats to
match the Suits.
B :forc having any Dresses made please
28 Elm Street,
Next door to the Enterprise office and
get their prices.
RAY, GEM, MONROE,
All the above at liberal discounts
from l'st prices.
We aveyou money on anylhinjrynu
want, we guarantee everything.
H. L. AYERILL,
28 No. Main St. Tel. 31-3
Oil rr;iMiiulie terms -a KyO'l stone shed
with tnivelini; mid liooin derrick. Also some
vcrv clesiniMe. tenements : Inquire "f
W, A BOYCE.
TO Ul'.N'l'. linoni in pleiiMint location,
tincvcrv ulciiMint room, II Mmrt street,
Alice I'rotoii. 11111
TO HKXT A live room teneiiient on l'turl
r-nit SAI.K.-A Top Biif,ry nciirly new.
r W ill kcII t-lit tip. Inquire ol .1. Jleml,
till No. Main Street.
FOIt S I, K One House nnd Lot on IIhwps
street, and six lunrc Huildinii '-"Vu"'!
I'erriii Mill, and one b.ruc forner Hiiililtiur
Lot ut Hi conicrof Second mid Mum sts. m
qniro i y, (i. WhiteliiHV, HIT No. Mam St.
W.VNTKD bv mi experienced l-'ir u po
sition tnilo General House-work, lu
ll lire at Dowers .t (Jhessor's market.
BIZ.ELL'S LUNCH 1MH)M.
A. II. Bu.ell, the new proprietor of
fie lb d S'ar Lunch Boom, puts out to
his eiisioinci's a chicken pie every Sun
day ; beef stew, Monday ; chicken stew,
Tu'cKlny ami Wednesday : lish chowder,
Tiiiir..l'iV; tish bails, Friday ; Iwnlmr!:
steak Saturday. Oyster stews, clam
chowders, bilked beans, coffee and oilier
refreshments served til all hours.
ISosrox, April 22. ltain to-uight and Sut
unlay West wind.
The history of tho Vermont Met ho.
(list Conference covers a period of about
50 years During that time it has enjoyed
the hospitality of tho Springfield church
on three different occasions and this
week it holds it fourth session. The last
one was in 1870. There has been a
great improvement in the facilities of
reaching the place. Now the electric
ears take one speedily over the road.
There were few early arrivals, but the
Melhodistic force for the most part put
in an appearance. Tuesday afternoon
the exaiiiiiialions took place in llie Con.
gregalional church kindly loaned for the
purpose and the pastor. Dr. (). S. Davis
endeavored to have every thing possi
ble done for the convenience of those in
terested. A class of ten appeared for .'.dmission
on trial in the Conference. Six of these
have been supplying in the work as local
preachers. 'Tuesday evening, in spile
of the disagreeable rain a goodly audi
ence, gathered at the stone church for
the Epworth League anniversary, Kev.
L. P, Tucker president of I ho League
occupying the chair.
The rain continued Wednesday and
was cold and cheerless, without, but the
Methodist church was well filled. Con
ference session proper was begun.
liishop John II. Vincent, D. 1)., L. L.
D. presided, and gave an instructive ad
dress on the significance and value of
the Sacrament he was about to adminis
ter, and then conducted the impressive
service of the Holy Communion, calling
to his assistance the Presiding Elder
and some of the older ministers.
Kev. V. K. Davenport was re-elected
secretary, and he chose the same assit.
ants as last year; L. P. Tucker, W. M.
Newton and II. G. McGlaughlin, statis
tical secretary; A. E. Atwater, treas
urer, and W. E. Roberts, railroad secre
tary. Dr. l'arkliurst, editor of Zion s Herald,
was introduced, represented the paper
and presented the Conference with' a
check fnrijjSHO, for worn-out preachers,
as its share of the pro tils of tin; paper.
lluirsday after the preliminary ser
vice tiie regular business was taken up.
The Bishop announced that L. L. lloo-
inoii had been transferred to the Aew
England Conference and stationed at
West Warren, Mass., by Bishop New
man. That being the case he could no
longer act as presiding elder in the Ver
mont Conference. 1 he Bishop there
fore appointed W. R. Davenport to serve
in his place during the remainder of the
session. This ciiinc as a surprise to the
A resolution was introduced by (. A.
Emery favoring tho return to four dis
tricts, tis the ex peri incut of reducing
the Dumber and increasing the size had
not proved satisfactory. 'The matter
was referred to a committee consisting
of A. L. Cooper, J.O. Sherburne, F. W.
Lewis, A. II. W ebn.C. edgcwortli nnd
U. L. Story. It is understood that the
committee will report that it is inexpe
dient to change at this time, though a
majority of the committee believe that
the former change was no advantage to
At 2 r. M. the anniversary of the o.
man's Home Missionary Society was
held. Mrs. A. II. Webb of Bradford,
presidenttof the society presided. After
the preliminary exercises, .Mrs. Anna
Beilerof Washington, 1). ('.. addressed
the meeting. She has recently returned
from a six mouths slay in Alaska, mid
gave an outline of her trip, conditions
of the people, etc. She visited nil the
missions in the Yukon Valley, going as
far ns Dawson City. Her especial in
terest, however, is in the Methodist mis
siomit Uualaska, w here the society have
a tine work. Receipts were reported as
The preachers of Montpelier District
held a meeting and voted unanimously
to ropiest the liishop to re-appoint W.
R. Davenport as Presiding Elder for
the next year. !' w. L.
The Second base ball team at the Sem
inary are practicing in the morning and
afternoon every day to get in training
for the game tomorrow agains,t the Barre
C. J. Snow, one of the teachers, gave
all i he boys a wry enjoyable I real last
evi'tiiiii!'. ' The parly was given in the
kitchen where maple sugar, doughnuts
and pickles were served in abundance.
The Goddard team has been somewhat
handicapped in their practice, on ac
count of tho rain Last night was the
second time that they luive been able
to gel in any out of doors practice, and
1 Inlet t is iiiakinga hard try for first base
Gale is playing short stop and will make
the compeiition for sceonil base rather
warm, Cole was tried in right, field
and proved very" sal i-f. let ory.
The public rhetorical exhibition takes
place in the chapel tominorrow iit'tcr
nnoo. Those who take purl lire Misses
Helen and lluth Bliss, Brown, Kwen.
Forbes, S. Brooks, ('lough, Colvin and
Preston, and Messrs. Bushncll, Cole,
Flngg, Aycr, Booth. Brown, Durkcc,
Davis, Dunham and Healcy.
Mr. Stone had the class in trigouome
tiy out of doors getting practical expe
rience in surveying for the first time
Prntta Astral Oil,, the genuine, only
12 cts a gallon, Water White 10 cts.
L. M. Averill.
A nice Canned Tea, 6 cans lor 25e.
while thev last, al-o Fa oy small ten
der June i'eas, lor 10 an I 12ct.a can.
L, M. Averill.
United States Captures Spanish Ship
Woodford Meets With Many Dangers
In Leaving Spain.
Key West, Apr. 22 The first shot was fired by the Cruise!- Xashville this lore
noon and was a six pound shot and fired at the Spanish ship Buena Vura wich had on
board a ship load of lumber and was on the way from the coast of Texas. As soon as the
shot struck home the ship surrendered, and thus ended the first step in what may be a long
drawn out and bloody war of a nation hitherto always victorious against an apponent who
has never known what real victory means.
Woodford Out of Danger.
llF.xn.uiK, Spanish Frontier, Apr. 22.
General Woodford with his staff after
travelling through the night and harass
ed by many dangers reached the Spa i
ish frontier wit!- many exciting experi
ences. Tho Spanish police attempted to
capture a member of the delegation and
at Valladolid the train was ultlcketl by
a Spanish mo!) eajjor as the American
Indian with the thirst for pale fao blood.
S:ones were thrown but no lirearn s
wjre used. Mr. Moreno a Secreoijy
was singled out for capture ... but tlen.
Woodford stood in the doorway and told
the mob that only by superior force
c Mild they get him. When Anally over
the frontiers, Woodford simply raised
his hat and said ' ( ood.bye to Sj ain."
Chas.Emery Smith Swofnin.
Washington, Apr. 22. Postmaster
General Smith was sworn in to his new
ollice tliis morning and took his e:it in
100,000 Volunteers for One
Washington, Apr. 22. Secretary of
War Alger took the proclamation call
ing for volunteers lo the While lloile
for the President's signature this morn
ing and it went to the cabinet meeting
this forenoon. It will be for liMl.ono
men to serve one year.
House Adopts Voluntes:
Wasminhtun, Apr. 22. At 12.17
the House adopted the volunteer army
Queen Calls for 30,000 Men.
Wasiunuton. Apr. 22. 'The Royal
De -ree lias been isMie I calling i'or i!0,
000 men from last veto's .Spanish
reserves, io defend the lienor of Spain
and tho throne of Alfonso.
Will be a Prize for U. S.
Las Pai.mas. Apr. 22. The Spanish
! steamer, Monlserrai, a ship of 2, .500
tons burden, and having aboard a most
valuable cargo, sailed from Cadiz April
10 for Havana. This will be a rich
prize for a United States Cruiser.
Notice to all Nations,
Wasiunuton, Apr. 22. Notice to all
nations that the United States urposod
to establish a blockade at II i van a har
bor was drawn up yesterday by Attorney-General
Griggs, and is. in the hands
of the Secretary of Slate. It is believ
ed it will be sent everywhere today.
In War Array.
Kr.v Wkst, Apr. 22. After spend-
i ing the whole night in signalling,
! Sampson's fleet got under way at 5.4.5
j this morning. They made a most im
posing sight as t.iey sailed down the
harbor in a semi-circle. 'The immense
battleships were a most ominous token
of distinction and every man aboard the
ships is e iger for action and for revenge
for their comrades of the Maine. 'There
were in line the battleships Iowa, New
YorC.Tndiaua, the gruteor -Cincinnati,
Detroit? and S'rth?mBanit"1ffie u
bnats Wilmington, Castlne, JIachias an I
Xewporl. 'The monitors Amphitite,
Mnrblehcad will go later, and also,
probably, the monitors Puritan and
Terror. The dispatch boat Doubtless,
owned by the Associated Press, will be
close together with the fleet all the
Di'.nvkk, Cot.. Apr. 22. It lias
been decided to remove F.dward Bel
lamy the iiuilior who is dying of con
sumption to his home in Chicopee
Senate Agrees to Array Bill.
Washington, Apr. 22 The Sen
ate has agreed to the conference rep o t
mi the volunteer army bill and it goes
to the President for his signature.
Steamer. Buena Ventura.
Kr.v Wkst, Apr. 22. 'Tin- first Span
ish prize is the steamer Buena Ventura
from Passagola, Miss., and was bound
for Botterdam, loaded with lumber.
The Spaniards ignored the blank shot
so the Nashville fired a six-pounder.
The crew mimhcriiiir 20 men surrender
ed iniiiicilia'ely. 'The Nashville towel
er here, a'ld placed the prize crew on
honiM. 'There was much eiitliusiasii here
as she va- lowed ill,
President Signed Proclamation.-
asiiini.ton. Apr. 22. The l'res-
i.icnl has sfu'ied the proclamation noii
fying the rial ius ot the bloea c of Ha
vana mid will issue it to-dny. He has
lis si;:'ied the coal embargo resoiu
t Los so that it is now law.
No Time to be Lost.
Washington, Apr. 22. After the
Cabinet meeting it was announced that
the President considers war as now on
and no time will lost in forcing the
issue, dipt. Sampson will be nomina
ted rear admiral. After tho war closes
ho will drop back to his old rank.
Steps arc being taken to insure Samp
son s command as ranking omcer.
H Ik iH i
Formal Declaration To
morrow. Washington', Apr. 22. Senator Pa
vis said this morning that Congress
would probably make a formal declara
tion of war at noon tomorrow, this will
give Spirn full time us allowed by
America. 'The conferees on the volun
teer bill consulted today, ami the bill
will probably be completed today.
t wj ' Nfew!lle6hants.
Washington-, Apr. 22. 'The Presi
dent today nominated F. B. Grandy and
F. W. Smith third lieutenants in the
revenue cutter service
The leiral voters of the t ity of linrre are
hereby notilicd and warned to meet in Ar
mory ' I bill in .Miles Klerk on North .Main
Street in the City of Harre, Vermont, on the
2nd day of May, '!), ut 7 ;:i0 o'clock V. ni to
transact the I'ollowinir business:
! 1I!ST. To see if the ity will vote to buy
or condemn any water systein or works now
supplylnir wuler within the Citv, and if so
SKMiXlt. To see if the ( ity will vote to
instruct the city council to iiive permission to
any water system or works now supph inu' the
City with water, the ri;iht to extend or lay
new lines of pipes within the Citv.
TillliD. To see if the ity will vote to in
struct the Citv Council toiiiVe permission td
any water system or works now in the City,
the rii;ht to make new connections with their
pipes for the accomodation of the residents of
I'd liTll. To see if the City will vote to
put in a water sysp in of its own, and if so
where, and what svstcui it will vote to put in..
I'TI'TH. To see if the City will vole to au
thorize the City Council to make any lease or
other ai'raiiy.cincnls with any of the existlnir
water companies or works to lii'iiifr the water
from Marlin iirook, or from any other water
the ( ity may purchase or condeinii, into the
Citv. and if so what lease or .iri'aiiL'emcnts.
SIXTH. To see if the City will vote to
purchase or condemn the works of the Harre
Water Co. or anv other portion thereof.
sliVKNTII, To see if the City will vote to
borrow money and issue its builds, notes, or
other evidence of indebtedness lor any
ol tie.' purpo-es speeilied in the foreoiiifr ar
ticles of this warninu'. and if it voles to issue
its bonds or notes to designate the rate of in
terest, and time ami place of payment, and
the form of bonds, whether coupon or regis
tered, if will issue.
KK1IIT. To do any other proper business.
Dateil at the Citv of liarre, Vermont, this
l!lt dav of A oril. Is'.K.
JOHN' H . ;lU)t, Mayok.
iiMiit for $5.00.
And Sold for $650,000.00.
Thiity-cLlit years a'..-o Krenaudo .tones
boteilit a p eee of property in Chica.ro for live
dollar-, an I after his purchase lie cursed .him
self for bin the property.
lint less than four -.ears auo the same prop
ertv was sold lo the American Ibseuit Co. for
the enormous sum of six hundred and lifty
tlioii.-aiid dollars This is a matter of record
in the state of Illinois, county of ( ook. city of
Chirtc.ro. The man that made this purchase,
No. 21111 I'rarie avonur. Cliieii jo.
The property we oiler yon has us tjooil a fu
ture as liiis. We are out lo re to hunil'iiv: you
ml are ti lib"-' veil fin Is and If) mi will inves
tigate miii will'liod them true. ' We propo-i
to dial hoiiora'ily with everyone and sell you
.riiperty for its lvsi ut nine.
We do not tell you Hint you can buy a lot of
us for two hundred dollar-, and in a week sell
it for two thousand dollars, lint by holdimr It
11 short time you will receive larirc Munis for
your money invested.
Would be pleased to have you call on ns
and we will try to Interest you whether you
buy or not.
Calumet Kartar Improvemsnt Co
Rjoms 7 and 8, Bolster Block,
Barre, - - Vermont.
One Minute Cough Cure, cures,
Thit It whit It was made lor.
The Tourist Hawk-Eye
For Roll, Film or Glass Plate.
These we have in two sizes
3 1-2x3 1-2 and 4-5 pictures.
The Jawk-Eyes are without doubt the best hand made Cameras on the
m.irket that is furnished at a moderat price. We gaurantee every ono to giTe
SECOND HAND CAMERAS.
We Imve in stock a lew Cameras which have been used a very little, and
show no wear nr hard uses, and are really just as good us new, which we will
sell at YOLK OWN PRICK. Call and see them.
EftJDRICK & CO.
205 X. Main Street.
Is the Greatest Improvement in 98
ECLIPSE -BICYCLES . v
Stand the Test.
G. J. REYNOLDS & SON.
WE ARE TAKING MEASUREMENTS,
Daily, for Suits, Overcoats and Trousers.
Not ti misfit this season and we do not expect one, as
great ca-e is taken in measnreing, and the goods are right.
Suits from $1 1,00 to $30.CC.
Trousers from $3.00 to $9.00.
Gents Furnishings, Books and Stationery.
20N. MAIN STREET. BARRE, VT.
We can sell You a VICTOR BICYCLE '98
Model for $40.00.
Who's Got Wheels?
F. W. Nichols
has it line of
D!MilAr the ' most com
DlCyCltJSi, plete of any in
the cbv, and ho will sell them at any
(nice you want. Prices ranging liom
820 to 125.
A lai-L'e number of second hand
wheels aln st jjiven away, in the
Basement of the Nichols
Block. Come and see
Full line of Meats, Veg
etables and Canned
Goods. Specialty of
Ml those holdiux checks lor photos
arc requested to sit for tho same at once.
S0. Main St. Harre, Vt.
THE HAWK-EYE JR.,
Takes a Picture 3 1-2x3
487 N. Main Street,
The Commercial House
IS KKPT HY
at 321 xoirm maix stkket,
And he is prepared to meet the
wants of the iub!ic in an up to
HALL & HAYFORD'S.
We D.'al in all soils of Mil
linery and til wa ys carry a
Full Line of Goods
At Reasonable Prices.
74: No. Main St.
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