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THE VERMONT PI I (EN IX, BRATTLE ROllO, FRIDAY, JUNE 24, l'887.
he Dcrmont 'Dbccmv. lltiATTLWtOliOi FlHtlAY, JUKE SI, 1887. Kvi'li,Iiir Davta pritlelw the order of the l'refldelit to return the rebel battle flag. It I mill that ns long ngo n April 1'-' Prnirlilsiit Cleveland wns In receipt of mi opinion from the Attorney General to lliu effect that nr relic could not bo rostoiod except by net of Congress. It Is isnltively nswrtisl that some rebel flags were ruttirniil before tin' public protest caused tho Presi dent to respect tho rights of the people. Dntilol l'rntt, know n ns "the great Amer ican traveler," died Monday morning at Chelsea, Mass., nged TN. lie has for many years been In the lialiit of making pilgrim ages to tho different educational institu tions throughout New F.uglnhil to lecture the Isiys, ami his coming wns always nutlet pateil hy tho student. He wns nlllictcd wilh a life long mental weakness, hut w as liy mi means a fool, nnd his lectures were amusing cntnbinntluns of haril sense anil volutile alisurility. F.x-President Mark Hopkins of Williams college pnssed peacefully away at his homo in WillinuistoMii, Mass., in the early hours of Inst Kriilny morning. His ileath was sinhlen, nml was duo to tho general break ing up of oM ago. Tho venerable ox-pros-iilent was nno of the most notable men of his time, many sided, and strong on every side, noted alike as n theologian, thinker anil educator. His influence anil personal ity illil more than any other one thing to make Williams college what it is today. til Vermont, In the vicinity of Hrattlelsiro, the sliiiw-nf last winter Is still piled up ill mnsshe ililrts, nml Is nut likely to melt for some weeks. I'lsiple tl.ere are who like Mich n cnniitrv, hut the May Ninthem New- Knglaiidcr leave their sum mer stlnu' ilrlfls, to entile to genial Mlntiesntn, slums that imr-t of them prefer a well regulated eluiiate where Arctic weather emls at the rois-r time. .S7. Itul I.Hlltu.l I'unwer (Vmi. Our western friends will be glad to know thnt we nro hsiking for a thaw before the end of this month, and If nothing happens we shall celebrated the Fourth on wheels, as usual. Kveu tho natives in our outlying "vicinity" nre hoping to givo their snow shoes a vacation before long. Tho Queen received, on Monday nfter nnou, United States Minister Phelps, at Htickinghuui palace, to allow him to present President Cleveland's jubilee congratula tions. Mr. Phelps was accorded a private audience, and was received with great cor diality. Tho private reception of diplomats on such occasions is unusual, but the Amer ican minister had expressed a ilesiro through Isird Salisbury for such an audience, and the Queen replied that it would alTord her much pleasure to receive him privately for tho presentation of tho President's mes sage. The Crown Prince of Germany is afflict ed with some sort of ubnormal growth in the throat, which has occasioned the most serious apprehensions lest it should prove to be a cancerous alTectioii which would put a speedy end to his life. Tho grent Herman doctor, Virchow, has, however, made a careful microscopic examination of tho strange growth and says it is not a can cer but "a harmless wart-like substance." Germany breathes freely once more, for it is the general belief that when tho prince assumes tho crown he will pursue, as far as jsissible, the peaceful policy of ids aged father. Tho New York legislature lias enacted a law which forbids any steam railroad com pany in the state to heat its passenger cars by skives or furnaces nfter May 1, 18SS. Koads less than HO miles long are exempted from tho operation of the statute, but the only other exceptions made are in cases of accident or other emergency and of passen ger cars on mixed trains, lty the same law safety jsists for bridge trusses are provided for, and also guard ssts in the prolonga tion of tho line of bridge trusses, so that in enso of derailment the posts and not the bridge trusses shall receive the blow of the derailed locomotive or car. Tho committee stngo of the Irish coer cion bill w as ended last Friday night w ith the passage of the twentieth nml last clause amid n tory uproar, which culminated at tho close of the long fight. The Irish iiiein bei-s left the house in a liody after record ing their protest against the bill as it wns put clause by clause ; and the Liberals, headed by Mr. Gladstone, filed through the house when the sixtli clause was reached, to record their votes against it, and did not afterward take their seats. The tories count it a grent victory, but the Pnruellites will keep up a stout light against its final passage, ami hope to defer it until the em of tho session in August. The Jubilee CVIelirntlon Tho jubilee services in London Tuesday in honor of tho close of tho fiftieth year of Queen Victoria's reign w ere probably the grandest pageants that the world has ever witnessed. Tho six miles of streets througl; which tho Queen passed were thronged with people, and from every window and jutting cornice nnd parapet and balcony the myriads of countrymen and foreign sight seers m all lnoro than a million peo plo gazed upon tho passing show. As tho Queen h carriage was drawn on, guarded by a princely retinue, the loyal passion of tho lookers-on found voice in- roars of cheers. Within Westminster Abliey the scene was even more impressive. Ten thousand princes, potentates, ambassadors, peers, bishops and commoners of distinc tion roso as tho Queen entered or followed in her truin. The national anthem pealed from tho great organ, and ull with one ac cord joined in the mighty cry, "God save tlie Queen I" The blessing of God was in voked by the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Dean of Westminster, nnd the com memnratitm services of prayer, anthems and chorals were profoundly moving. It was a marvellous celebration, and its liko may never again be seen. One of the nu uierous presents received by the Queen wns Ai.i.IKH), subscribed by threo million worn en. Petroleum for l'url. The use of petroleum instead of coal on a Pennsylvania railroad train running from Altoona to Pittsburg probably foreshadows a great change in tho methods of supplying power to locomotives in tho United States, Aliout 12 barrels of oil, carried in a tank on tho tender, worn consumed during the trip of lltl miles, and the experiment is re ported to have Iwen completely successful, For some time past petroleum and its resid ual products have been successfully used on llussum railways and steamlsiajs. As long ugo as 1884 largo quantities of oil, the product of tho llaku oil region, were used as fuel on the Itussiun railroads in the re gion between tho lilack and Caspian seas, Ono year later oil residuum hnd supplanted coal not only in the locomotives of tho 1 ranscauciisian and Tronscaspian railways, but also in the furnaces of 300 steamlsiats plying on tho Caspian and in tho Volga river. Ijist year Hussian oil was used nt most to the exclusion of coal on tho Swe dish railways, ail engine using oil wns drawing trains between Alexandria and Cairo, and tho snmo kind of fuel supplied power for all the engines of tho llaku ro lineries From Moscow to Teheran and from the Merv oasis to tho jiort of Hatoum on the lilack sea oil had taken the place of coal on thousands of miles of railway and in hundreds nf factories. Ijist February n sailing vewl arrivwl at Odessa, carrying 1100 tons of oil residuum consigned to the factories nt that sut which had lieeu using KnglUh conl. The pi ice of this fuel nt the rt of Nnvorofc.i.k, where it had been taken on lioard, was nlsmt jt.fif) a ton. It was acknowledged that ono ton of it would do the work of two tons of KuglLli coal in tint factories of Odessa. In May last tho tauiahip Ciiiica llomird was supplied in Iiiidon with appliances for burning resid ual niU, and immediately afterward she started fur the lilack sea. "Not a particlo of mvke was i.il.lo nt the funnel," the rsrt says, "and her lires worked udmira-Lly." HOME NEWS. .Tlrtrololoulrnl Ht-rol-il WfffcR Gmnm TlH'fMA I'.vusilm, .limn S I, Isst. .ttiiloiltirr-liirrits All linniKt mint Is IhhiiiiI In sell, nml one trial of Chilton Paints, sold hy K. II. (Ilensnn X Co., will surely tell Its nn 11 story to jnu. Sis- adver tisement. Von enn sale iiinnei" hy timing your grissTles of .1. V.. Jnctitis. Selling as fust nsever, the ladles' Oileell CulT lloliler, a great ctimculenoe. Ignites, nu enn lint un.Hil to Iw ulthiHlt them. I.r sale hy Jew ler llulilsml. 1'iCTt'Bic I'll isie are cheap nt Clapp & Jones's. Why tin so ninny issiplo buy tea at JocuIm's 1st, Iss-imso he hus the liest lea til l' IxjllKht In ew in k or Huston; l!d, issmuso he carrlis the largest awortiiient In select frnni of any oouiiti inerchiiiit; nd, Iss'auscho Kuarillitees every Hmiit u gno sunsiui-lliiii or inimey refunded. Ileitlnnlui; next Men, In), 1 will sell 13 iiunrts of gnisl henics for canning fur $1, delivered an) nine inning tlie week. y. M. wAlTB. That isitTis' at .htcuhs's tea store Is Just ,le .lous. (Inly 5 cents a mug. Altlsts' miitei litis, full stiwk. Insliiced iirliw since April 1st at I'lupp X Joint's. AllTlsTIO PlOTl'IlK 1'IIAMIMI at Clapp .t Joni's. Picture frame hi variety at A. K. Wilder'. Msnacaileuiy Isiurd. Simp tiisn evenings "toll. C K. Allen will ouYrstruwIs-rties for cutuiltii'. Siitiiiilay nml Mouihiy. nt N to HI cents In hits or nut less I nun 10 quarts; June IMhto July 1st nt market price Orders can Is- left at l"ul leu Urns'., J. K. Juciibs's, K. O. lewis's, or tele- phoned direct to my ollico. eineln1sr the ox hlhltlnii to muile at l'ullell Urns'. Satiinlin, June ifith liny Picture Frames of Ueddl. l'hotogrnveiir, photographs, (luectelilnKs.easi1s ami frames. .Mrs. S. M. Ciiatkiki ii. Hooker block Wastbii A kiskI cniialile Kill for ceneral hous,. w,,rk. Apply to lleo. W. l'lerce nt asyliun farm house. Notice to 'l'nxpnyfrn. The taxes fur ISST nri'all muih t and in un hands for collection. My olllce Is la lloukcr liloelt, upuiielllglit. II. li. Tamhi, Coltectur. Triitt-lerH Arclilenl liisiirmire, CUIIWOltTlI CIIIUIS, Agent. Per SJ5 cents per day pintect joui-si-lf and fainl- y as fulluws: J.km0 in event nf ileath, SIS a wit'k Tor disabling Injtirli-s, f.KM fur luss of U.lli hmuls, SVM feet, tWO ejes, :ji0 " " ' one hand and fnnt, jU,,, ., llI,i Slll " ' funt. The same Ivlicflts apply to yearly mllcles. ltriitlleboro Tho Itt. IIov. V. II. A. Ilissell. D.D.. will visit ht. .Michael s church on Tuosilav Juno !Wth. The children of the parish ull be catechised in the church at fi o'clock and the llishop will preach nnd ndmiiiister the npostolic ritoof couhrinatioii atii.IOo clock The important case which Judire Wheel cr has been hearing in New York, that of .Messrs. nclmU Hros. and liluth of New York, manufacturers of cloaks and suits. against the firm of Jordan, Mnrsh ei Co. of lioston, to recover ?."J,t)0l) and interest for cloaks nnd suits, which the plaintiffs claim ed they had sold to the defendants, was concluded Monday with a verdict in favor ot the ilclemlants. i he suit was a test case representing other claims airaiust the sanu firm to the amount of more than $2."il),(MH) lor gixnts claimed to have been sold to Jor dan, Marsh it Co., under the same circtim stances. Mr. Geo. I). Ijitimer of the Cambridge ilivnuty scliisil will preach at the Unitnrian cliurcli next suiulny. Mr. Clary, tho taxidermist, has in hand one of the moit interesting freaks of nature which we remember to have seen. It is a white woodehuck which was caught in a trap by D. A. lleurv on his rarni in Gull ford. It is evidently a omig one, but nearly grown, and is of a beautiful pu'e white without so much its a colored hair. It is handsomely set up and will make a vidua- hie addition to siimelnhlyTs collection. Col. Hisiker has been asked to act as chief marshal on the is-casion of the laying of the corner-stone of tho Pennington bat tle monument in August, nnd has accepted. At tho Congregntional church last Sun day evening a special lneumi-ial service was lieid lor Itcv. Dr. .Mark: Hopkins, who died nt vwiliamstowu on the rruliiv previous, It seemed lining that tho life and work of so truly Christian as well as eminent n man should have special testimony Isirne to them in tho Congregational churches among which the influence of his noble spirit has oecii ami w ill coutiiiuo to lie so salutary. The service was conducted bv llev. Mr. Day, who made u brief address upon the life of Dr. Hopkins and his services as nn educator ot young men. Hev. Dr. Geo. U Vv nlker was present, nnd inudo further nti preciativo and elisjuent remurks upon tho simplicity nnd sincerity of Dr. Hopkins's character, the beauty of his Christian faith. and the greatness of the loss the churches sustain in his death at this time of earnest discussion. Iiio services were at once in teresting and impressive, and were certain ly most appropriate. Tho Chautauqua circlo will meet next Wednesday evening, Juno 'JUth. Hiss Mary K. Ayrcs, daughter of S. F Ayres, a High school graduate of the class of '81, graduated this week Tuesduy from iiio vosiuchi, Mass., normal school. Frank Turner, pitcher of tho Amherst college nine, retired tho Ilrown University team with but a single hit in agameplnyeil this week. Turner hns received numerous offers to nlnv professional v nnd will proba bly join the Lawrence, Mass., club ulwut July 1st, Children's Sunday wns appropriately ob served at the Universalis church last Sun day morning. A profusion of plants, cut flowers and ferns wore arranged on nml nliout tho pulpit und in its recess, ami an arch eomiKjsed of ferns and daisies crossed the front of tho centre aisle. Instead of the regular services there were readings bv tho pastor, responses by congregation and choir, singing by the choir and tho children ot the huuduy sclnsil, followed by an ad dross on baptism by Itov, Mr. llhuan. At the close of the service nine little children were baptized. There were 21111 scholars present at the holiday school exercises. IHirning brush on Iioyal Wood's place souiu ot mo cemetery caused a tiro alarm to he sounded nliout naif-past eight Moiulav evening, and the entire tire department were hurrying toward the sceno before it was ascertained what was burning. It seemed a little strange that brush should be burned nt so late an hour w hen a fire of any considerable size could bo Reen in a large part of the village, and when it w as only natural that an alarm should be given. A memory class, under the system of Prof, A. Lnisette of New York, has been formed, consisting of several of our local clergymen, teachers and pupils in the High schisil, F. A. Whitney & Co. are having n new cherry front with plute glass windows and iron pillars, Koiuewhut similar to Pratt, Wright it Co, 'a, lidded to their store. Tlie change will make a decided improvement ill the Usiks of the store and will give a bet ter cjiance for the display of gissls. licit I-eitsinger and wife nro oxpected tishiy, nfter an absence of a year or more in Deep Itiver, Conn, Mr. Leitsinger goes to the Kstey organ company us a tuner, nnd will also fill his old place as n snare drum mer in the First Regiment baud. Ur. and Mrs, ICeiiuisou of tho Middle town, Conn., insane hospital have visited nt O. L. Miller's this week. A fishing party of five who returned yes terday from a four or five days' fishing trip to "Texas" report plenty of trout, between 7(H) nnd SOD caught in all, und nn exceed ingly goisl time. Tho members of the par ty were A. A. Smith, Walter lioyntou. Win. Stolte, Geo. Hislgkins and Lou At woisl. They found excellent entertainment at Mr. llurmtp's. The ladies of tho Centre church served a delicious supper at tho town hull last even ing, on tho occasion nf their annual fair and festival, und the tables were thronged during all the enily part of the evening. The fancy nnd art tallies, witli their hand some display of articles, and the Jnpaueso Issitli, whore nottinl "Japanese ladies ' were in attendance, worn also well patronized, nud the total receipts wero nlsnit $II."0 a sum which the ladies consider "pretty gissl for a rainy night." Tho friends of Mr. and Mrs. John C. Do Witt will be pleased to know that they reueheil their home in San Diego, Cut., in safety June 10th, though delayed nu two occasions by wrecked freight trains. There win a drunken row at Win. Tren dall's last Sunday nfteruiHiii ; the ollicers were notified, and Jonies Kenncy and Kd word I'lu-lps were arrested and locked up. eter. "Il"1' ir mm rt n m n.i;, -o. in jia.si no nu ' III ! s.K. I ioT m imiMi m so Til h. f Si iv ' i ur n tm " wT ' i5T lti mIhIa InTi fTTT"' iiio "In 3D '!. fiT TT'"i H.I!. , i i I Stl lsSI.HK W ft) ' 111 SJiJ 7n WliMi brought lieforo Justim Newton on Mnndiir innrnlhfr thsy were fined Jfi and cit, nntoMiiting to I.T (II enrh. Thsy .ll-t-clMieil nu Home I.. Illaurliniil of Guilford an wiling them the liquor in Isiltles, and on Tucwlav lie um arrested and linen) iJfiUnnd iwts ; fie took an appeal ami Is now in New - inne jail, nu the same day, luewlay. Win. Treiiilall was ui routed for drunken ness and was flueil $fi and costs by Judge iM'WIOII. Ily Invitation, the pastor of the Methodist Inn eh will preach u temperance seliuou next Suiulny, All are welcome. The Springfield (111.) Stnte Journal of the 18th Inst., mentions the fm ltliat II. (I. Hur dle "is a guest at Senator Ciillom's home on North Sixth street, . . and has iminti'd a very correct half life-sire portrait of the senator. News has boon received of the serious Ill ness, from typhoid fever, of Mr. James Mor rill, son of Senator Mori ill nud nt ono time n law student in the ollico of Hon. J. M. Tyler. .Mr. Morrill has been ill in the South for some time, ami finally started Ninth, boiling to reach New Kiiglnnd, but on ar riving at Washington was tisi weak to pro ceed farther. His family were telegraphed for and stnl ted nt once, nnd Mis, Morrill nud MissSwnn were in the terrible Havre de Grace uccidcnt Tuesday, but fortunately csciipis! almost unharmed. Northampton's stone-crusher has been set up and is now ready for business. The crusher and engine cost alsiut ?lo?il); the engine house $11)0 nud tho wink on plat form and bin $OTD more making n total expense of only il!l."(), withn prospect of some gissl roads ahead. Put then, the Northampton people didn't come to our last town meeting, nnd so they don't know how lisiiisii inoy nro In having a stone-crusher. Sunday, Juno Ufltli, will bo observed ns hildrens ilav nt the Centre church. In tho morning tlie pastor will preach to the cmiiiren, ami ine service will he especially for them. Tlie evening service will Is) de voted to n Suiidav sclnsil concert in the church, in which the little ones and the younger members nf the sclnsil will have the most prominent parts. 0. P. GiIsoii'h second "market day" at his West Chesterfield mint was n irrenter success, even, than the first one. He sold "1 gissl horses, besides harnesses and car riages. The town liipior ngency has been remov ed to one of the risnus on the lower fhsir of the town hall building. Those Interested in tho High school com mencement oxercises will remember that ltov. Mr. Dav preaches the baccalaureate sermon at the llaptist church on Sunday afternisin nt i) o'clock. The public exer cises of the graduating class will bo held in tlie town hall on .Monday evening and will begin promptly nt 7 o clock. The sclnsil lsiard and teachers especially request that nil should bo in their sents nnd quiet ut that tinio. An appreciative nudieiice listened to the spirited rendering of a little French piny, i.i tienmr ifc ,iiion, hy .Miss Howes French pupils nt tlie High schist building Wednesday evening. 1 ho Yimous players acquitted themselves very creditably, hotli in the facility and correctness of their pro nunciation and in their interpretation of the characters David Willard as V .iiiii". Will Collins ns Miinn, Susie Kirwati us htu in', Minnie llrasor as l'ttuliiir, and Minnie Haskins ns frouW and no better proof is needed of tho teacher's thoroughness and the scholars' diligence. Other interesting numbers on the evening's program wero recitations nnd declamations, singing by a double quartet from the fourth division nml by Miss Tliwing, nud u dialogue Is'twcen Lena Walker and Frank Field. The llev. P. V. Finch, rector of St. James's church, Greenfield, will preach in St. Miclmerschurchoii Sunday next, in ex cliangc with the llev. Mr. Collins. A meeting of citizens will be held nt the town hall next Tuesday evening ut 7:110 t see what action shall be tnkeu in regurd to the prosised purclin-o of the old fair grounds for the use of our town fair or gnuizntiou. At the sumo time officers will Imi chosen to make arrangements for a tow. n fair next fall. It is a matter in which nil wide nwako citizens, nud especially all farmers and stock -growers, are interested, and there ought to Ihi a full iitteudanci'. Let every lly turn out and talk over the matter fully, und decide on a broad, seusi ble, permanent basis on which to gn nheinl. Tho citizens of ndjuiuiug towns nro invited to como us having nu equal interest nud voice with Hrattlelsiro jHsijile in the matter. Interesting reminiscences concerning tlie West Hratllelioro acinlemy will be found on our first page tislay. In ncciiidance with the iiiiiiouuceiiieiit previously made, the F.stov Guard nud Ful ler Unttcry attended the llaptist church in .. l.l,. ci i ! :.. . seats reserved for them. The church wns filled in every part. Mr. Parry's sernniii, particularly in the closing part, bad special reference to tho presence of the military. This week's long and copious rain bus supplied the only assurance that w as needed of a very abundant grass crop. The totnl precipitation from Tuesday morning to this (Friday) morning was within a fraction of three inches. The following is a list nf letters remain ing in the HiuUIcIhu-o sst-ollico June "" : Women Matilda Amnsnu, Mrs K II. Chase, Miss l TCiillnll, Smah fnhlie, Kva M Hull, .n, Mil Hails, Mrs Annie 1, IlifKlns, Mrs Alihn Hall, Minnie M I'nitt, Sllss J H Wurd, .Mrs Minnie 1 1 Wheel, K-k. Men John (I lliilus. Illx J Con ii. J, ,lm Cain. I: K KJilv. A tlisslnll, John I, Uune, II T Hint;, l-'rank New tun, Nalliun II. IVioe. ChasTlmriitnii, Jns Tlminiisiin, Cluls Waneil, Mr Wilson, W A Welllherlss Misivllilllenlis Wissl ,!fc llnteliklll, N'eivtnn A Tllullllisuli, Ifuuie AullLseuient Co. .) M Fisher it Co, S Mldley it Cn, Kinuk WimhI, Um Mni; Imucan Clark Coiulihiiitlnn. READ THE LAST SENTENCE. From the (Irts'iiflcld tlazctte nf this wis-k.J The stone crusher is in operation, prewir ing material for macadamizing, which w ill be commenced in a few days. The select men will macadamize tho section of Main street from tho point where the work was left oil last year to tho crossing near the Unitarian church, and tho balance of tho appropriation will bo expended from the Arms corner w est. Nn one w ho has exam ined the work done last jear run fail to recognize the wisdom of the town's action in this matter. m-i ."Hiiiu, i.-11-llllli;, IK-IIIMI 1I1U- THE RIFLE. IliUTTl.KllOItl) VH, TOI'KKA. The second match between C. L. Cobb and A. S. Nichols of tho Hrattlelsiro rifle club and J. L. Puino nud G. K. Morrison of the Topekn, Kuu., club was shot on June U. Tlie local riflemen won with a lead of (17 points. Following is tlie score : V. I.. Cohli, 8 8 9 8 6 0 10 t) 8- HI 0 0 9 9 8 H 10 8 8 0 -TS 11) H 8 .1 7 111 T H 4 -Til 88970 10 HUH ID-SI 7 10 7 10 8 9 9 li 10-K.V-I0I A. M. NVhols, K 8 H III (1 8 9 7 10 III M 10 6 H 0 11 U II 10 H 77 7 10 8878978 779 n 7 8 1) tt 7 10 10 9 8-70 978990807 8-77-3'JI Team total . 8 0 10 tl 8 9 J. I,, l'.ilne, 798 8 II 8 H 9 C 10 8 5 10 11 7 Ti 10 0 II 8 II) 9 8 tt 8 fi 9 0 7 4 li 7 9 8 7 8 9 9 11-77 10-71 10-80 0-oJ -9-txl 9-10 9 HI ti-ttl 11 -Tli- 5 ft 7 0 8 8 II 9 9 8 8 4 O.K.Molrlsiiul) .1 10 7 9 8 11 0 8 .1 10 7 9 5 111 IJAND CONCERT. Weather permitting, the first Iiegiment band will give their second open-air con cert from the llrisiks House balcony next Wednesday evening with tho following program i 1, March, "Festlvul " - l-wls, U, overture, "ainiia," . . Ilemlil 3, Waltzes, "lliviutliul lllue Hyes." Mi relies. 4, Kniiinnzn, "Ivihirted liajs. ' - Isiuls. tt. Ss-lts-'tiou. "Krinhilo.' U, Unlup de Conceit, "Infernal, ,I.UJIlM)Mskl. KeU I tela. THE THING TO HE DONE NOW, Through a startling succession of events u very essential beginning kas been nuule toward ridding this town of nil clement which lias long Iwen its curse ns n nursery of drinking, lighting nnd general rowdyism and rufliaiiisin. Such nu element is always self-destructive iu the emails this has prov ed to be. The thing for the authorities to do now is to tako every possible means to rid tlie place of it and its resorts. Places like Trcmlnll's and those on tho camp ground have been long enough an affront to an otherwise decent and orderly commu nity. Let them now "move on." ( I llriiltlrboro. Tlie ladies in tlie vicinity of J. 1. Gisul enough's are to have a strawberry supper ut his lesidencu on Monday tho 87th, from (1 to I) o'clock, tho proceeds to aid in build ing a bund stand. All invitation is extend ed to all who wisli to encourage tho "boys" ill their open uir concerts. The band will furnish music during the evening. Ilroolillur, Several of our people ure taking a vaca tion. Mrs. II. M. Whitney ami Mrs. W. S. Hennett nro visiting their children nt Hol lows Fulls. Mrs. J. A. Slmttuek ami Mrs. L. W. Iowell are at Orange, Muss. Mr. and Mrs. L. I Haiinuy nro siiending a wesik with their daughter ut Middletuwii, Conn. James G. Mason is at Spencer, Mass., fur n few days. A WEEK OF EXCITEMENT Anil it Driiiinitlo Succession ut Criminal lUonls. Tho Body of a Murtlored Girl round Sunday In tho Illvor. John Hni(tuil, Itir virlMinovi ii IVrvra, In Alll'sleil for llie Crime nml Com lulls Mlilrlilr before Ills Ittnnililiilioii I. I'lnMiril, TUB HlllllY OF TUB U'WSK'h HRNM.Vrlll.XH Tlll.ll IX IIKTAIb. This week has been ono of strange and unusual excitement in lirnttleboro, and the succession of stnrtliug incidents hus been all tho more exciting for the reason that the ordinary course of our community lifo is so free from serious criminal disclosures of nny kind. Ijist Sunday morning, just ns tho church bells wero ringing, the Issly of n young wouinii who bad evidently been mitr dcred nas found floating in tho river, just oil Hoot's island below tin) toll bridge. The Issly was suitably cared for, and on Mon day John Sugl.ind, the negro suspected of the murder, came to llrattlelHtro witli his employer, Fnsl Wnite, and unhesitatingly dcliveied himself up to the authorities. His examination began on Tuesday morning and was coutimiisl until Wednesday night, when an adjournment was taken till Thurs day nfteriiism. Tuesday's evidence devel oK'd nothing which isiro very strongly against the suspected man, but on Wednes day there was no mistaking the fnct that there was a gradual ncciimulatiou of testi uioiiy which fastened the guilt on him nud would compel the justice to commit him for examiiiatinu before tho grand jury in Sep tomW. It became well understood during Thursday foreiiism that some conclusive evidence would be iiitnsluccd at tho after nisin session, ami the public interest was ut its highest, when, at 1 o'clock I. M. , the au thorities found that Sugland bail confessed his guilt, taken his case into his own hands, and appealed to the court of last result! Ho had hung himself in his cell. The facts ill this dramatic succession of horrors are given in detail herewith. The Hirr lu llrleC The particulars in regard to the finding of tho murdered girl's lssly are given in full in the report of the testimony given nt Sugland s exaiiuuntiou. Ilrtolly stated they are that It. N. Iloscock discovered the Ishly at U o'clis-k A. It. It was that of a Young woman naked below the waist with the clothes pulled up over the head nnd tied around the neck with a string. On the head was nu ugly gash three or four inches long. The authorities were notified, nud Mr. Herrick, lirst selectman, ut Itrst pro posed to bury the lssly in the saml by the river and have no iuvestieation, beheviuir it to be that of some strange ierson who had probably committed suicide in the riv er afsive. After the wound on the head w as discovered n doctor and undertaker wero suiumoueib the lssly was preserved in ice and placed in the receiving tomb at tho temetery. the lssly being in the t on tiectieut river it was in tlie town of Hins dale w hen found and the authorities of that town were notified : they came over and a coroner's jury consistiiignf H. It. Vaille, jr , P. W. Taylor and Dr. C. A. Gray, More Warren S. Harrows as coroner, held an in quest, Mr. Herrick and Mr. Ilescis'k testi tied at this hearing, and Dennis K. Tusker identified tlie lssly as that of one Helen A. Hint. The finding of tlie jurors was that "the said Helen A Hurt came to her death by a blow Uk,u the hciul from sume blunt iustiuiueut in the hands of some person or persons, and when ami where to tlie juroi-s unknown." Tho lsdy was thereujsin for innlly turned over to the Hrattlelsiro an thorities. Suspicion uului ally fell umiii John Sug land, a well known negro, as the ls'iiietra tomf tho minder. It was known that the Hurt girl was in the habit of slaying nt Ins house und U'ing nlsmt witli him, and his general reputation made ieople believe him capable of the ci hue. The Hurt girl had been in Itiattlelsiro more or less for several years. She h.is a mother now living in Hutlnnil and also a brother and sister. He poit says that the mother is now serving n teini in tho house of correction. Hefore going to Ittttlnnd lb, y had lived in Hurling ton, and uro said to have come oriv;innlty from some w hei e in New York. The girl was a gissl looking young woman of alsiut ".1 ; she was notoriously a hsise character, consorting with the lowest elements in tow u, including the Suglumls, and the hangel s on at Tri ndall's and Mrs. Almond's. She had been very intimate witli Joe Nor man, u young Frenchman, who has woikisl for J. A. Taylor in his stable, and was last season witli John Hakcr on the Hull place. He left here last November ulld has not Ih'cii seen here cinoe, but has been at work ill Hnlyoko, Muss. Some have supposed that tho lssly of the man found in the river at Turner's Falls last week was that of Joo Norman, from the fact that on the left arm of that man were certain sjiubols pricked iu in India ink corrosiHindiug to murks which Nuriuan hud on his left arm, and which he used to wisli wero not there. On account of the intimacy know ii to exist between Norman nnd tho Hint girl there was naturally a dis position to connect tho deuth of the two iu some way. Hut it is now evident that there was no reason for such a suspicion. A tel egram received yesterday from the chief of police of Holyoko says that Not mail is at work tlieie on the farm of Mr. Novins, a member of the Holyoko lumber company. That there was foul play in tlie case of the Turners Full victim is pretty certain, how ever, ns tho lssly was weighted down witli a big stone fastened to one arm. It was known that Sugland wus jealous of Nor until and had thtcutcned Isith him nnd the girl if they did not keep away from each other. Toward msjii on Monday, nt tho instance of tlie selectmen, Fred M. Waito brought Sugland down from his shanty iu the wissl lot and he went into tho lock up on bis ar rival without raising any objection. Sug land came cheerfully, knowing what was wanted of him. He simply said to Waitu when he an ived and told his errand that ho would come if he (Wnite) thought it w as tho best way. Mr. Waito, while not de fending his general character, did not lie lieve him guilty of the murder and employ ed counsel to see that ho had a fair hearing. A fact which does not appear iu tho tes timony given is that there was a row at Siigland's Monday night lwfore the girl left there. Some whiskey had been drunk, the Hurt girl was under its influence und she ami "John" had high words. He brought her into the house once or twice when she wns outside making a noise nud giving him "some of her lip," nud finally hit her a blow with the pilm of his hand iu the fuco which sent her "plumb over" on to young John Sugland whu sat at the tuble euting Ids supper. Sism after this incident the girl put on her things and left, and the problem for tho oflicers nud court was to iindout where tho girl wus from that time until Thursday nfteiuism, when she was last seen alive. Tlie story of tho quarrel nnd the blow wns told by the children Mon day morning liefore Siigland's arrest, but when put on the witness stand they were conveniently unable to "remember" it. An autopsy made by Dr. Holton Monday afternoon revealed the fact that tho girl wns struck two nnd probably three heavy blows on the head. THE INVESTIGATION, TiMaolnr .Homing's Hessloii, Tho preliminary examination of John II. Sugland, on a charge of murdering Helen Addio Hurt, began before Justice Win. S. Newton ut tlie town hull on Tuesday illum ing. A largo crowd of people wus iu at tendance. The limit was culled to order nt 10:411 und the state's attorney's complaint was rend by Ur. Mann iu person, The complaint alleges that the said Sugland did, iu the town of Dumiuerstnn, with a piece of wissl, iron, or other iustiuiueut, assault tho said Helen A. Hurt nud inflict on lior u mortal injury ; a second count iu tlie coin iiluiut alleges that tho deed was done in Hrattlelsiro, Itinaldu N. Hescock was the first witness called and sworn. The witness lives in lirnttleboro and works iu tho Kstey organ shops. I ,ast Suuduy morning, just as the ii o'clock church bells were ringing, he was down on limit's island at u oiut ulmost iu iu u straight line down from (Reason's coal Bhods, He there discovered au object lying iu tho water about 20 feet from tho shore, and about 10 rods In-low the bend ill tho river. It was a human lssly with just tlie hips sticking up alsivo the wator. It seeni isl to have floated theio and to have just caught on n stone enough to hold it. lie tisik olf his shoes and stockings and nailed out and took hold of the lssly by one heel nud pulled it ill far enough so that it would not float away and then wont up and no tified Mr. Herrick. Herrick cunio duwn uud A. J. Glcasou nud an Irishman. At Mr. Heriick's request the witness turned the Issly over, it was all nuked below the hips except the shoes and stockings. It was the lssly of a woman ; had on a stiijied skirt, n blue flannel drem and a black Jer sey. The ill-nun skirt wns pulled up over the head nml was tied around the neck. At Mr. Herrick' request he cut the string nnd pulled down the clothing. The eye were open and somewhat protruding. The tongue nt lirst win mostly iu the mouth, bllt fl,.l-l,l .uulhul rnl.i.ll,. . ii... r...... ..I lirst wns not badly discolored, lint changed fust. Mr. Herrick thought it was some lssly Hint had flouted down and would not be called for, and proposed to bury It there ill the snn.l. Sent fortisiN nnd hud n grave dug. Witness did not feel sntisfleif witli this nud stisjped down und pn-ssed the huir apart nud found a wound on the hend nlsitit rour inches long When he found this Mr. Herrick changed his mind nlsmt burying tho lssly. The dress wns tied nliout the neck w ith a cord alsiut a sixteenth of an inch lu slfo, Iu one stocking found n purse containing two ono dollar bills, ono with poitrnit of Geo, Washington and one witli irtrait of Maltha Washington! nlso in tho pursu n piece of sweet flag and pieces ot snake risit. Tho lssly when found wns four or five rods from the main current of tho river; was in still water except what ripples came in. Witness described tracks which ho found ill tin' sand on tho island while Herrick wus gone to tho street after bsils to dig grave. Tracks were made hy largo bare feet: they led Isith ways, toward the liver and duck : could not truce them down U the river oil nccount of tho pebbles nnd small stones. The place was (10 or 70 nsls from the rail road station. At one place tlie saml and peb bles were shoved up ami n little place inado us if some one currying n heavy weight had dropped one end of it to rest u little : it wns ns if made by the end of a stick of tiiulicror by the feetof nsrsou. (Ilenson thought some animal made the place. Dr. Conluiiil und Mr. Hond, tho undertaker, wero sent for and came ; the lssly was put in n Isix nml packed iu ice and afterward was carried to the cemetery and put in tlie tomb. All agreed it could not Imvo Iwen u case of suicide. S. N. Herrick, lirst selectman, sworn. Was notilied by Mr. Ilescis'k that tho Issly had been found alsiut UM Sunday morn ing. Went down and snw the Issly lying in three feet of wutcr, H or 10 feet from the shore. Descrils'il the Issly, what was dime, the string, the clothing, etc., substan tially as done by Mr. Hescis-k. Did not ut first think of murder ; no one recognized the Issly ; it smelt bud and ho thought of burying it, but when the wound on the head was found chnugeil his mind. Sent for .Mr. Hond mid telegraphed to Mr, Tay lor, selectman of Hinsdale, the lssly hnv ing been found iu that town. Taylor and other authorities came over and an impiest wus held nt Putnam's at tho toll bridge ; the lssly wns then by them til r nisi over to the Hrattlelsiro authorities. Thought the person had been dead not more than 10 duvs. .Mr. Herrick prishifcd in court pieces cut from tho girl's clothing, the string, the purse nnd money, ami the car jew els taken from tho ears. Fred M. Waito sworn. Saw tho Issly Sunday aftenusm iu the tomb and recog nized it ns tlie Issly of Helen A. Hurt. Had seen her often ut Siigland's house or slum ty. Couldn't tell exactly when he last saw her, but it wus sometime during the week previous that is, more tliuu a week before the Issly was found. She had been at Siig land's by spells ever since tho shanty w as built 10) or 11 mouth ago. Siiglanil's house is on a road leading from Houghton's ferry up to John Houghton's place : is southeast of Houghton's, alsiut one fouith mile from the river and u mile from Dum merstou station. Dennis Tasker sworn. Is clerk in s,t oflice Saw the Issly at the cemetery Sun day nfternisui nml recognized it ns tlie Issl of a girl known as Helen A Hurt Know her U'caiise she was iu the liabit of calling at the st ollico for mail. Hnd culled for letters nlsmt li or S mouths She last culled a few days after Memoiial day A girl also calls for letters that calls herself U'tty Gould or Letty Gould Sugland. Mrs. Henry Almond and John Sugland have al so called Tor letters for the Ituit girl. Frank Green senior and Frank Green jun ior had also called for her letters. Hug land called the hist time last Thursday af teruihin. Could not sny ssitivcly whether it wns Thursday, but felt sure it was Thurs day. At that time gave him u letter direct ed to Helen A. Hurt. .Mrs. Almond or the Greens had not calhsl for her mail since Inst spring. On cross exnmiiiatiou said that Sugland used to call for her letters lost full and has calhsl is'casionally for months past. At one time ordered her letters to be forward ed to Hutl.ind. Ijist saw the Hurt girl live or six days after Memoiial day. Dr. II. I). Holton sworn. Mnde n post mortem examination of tho lssly in ques tion nt the cemetery Monday afternoon. The Issly was taken out of the tomb for thepuriHiM, und the examination was made in tlie shade of the trees near hy. Was as sistisl by Dr. Contain!, who made notes at his (Holtou's) dictation, nnd by Dr. Kirk land There was mud on tho Issly and on the clothing, indicating that it hail Iwen in the river, lssly was drcstcd in corsets witli black jersey waist, stris'd skirt and blue flannel dress. The lssly wns badly bloattsl ami ill an advanced state of decom ssition ; wns o feet li inches ill length. There wns a wound on the head ill inches long, extending from the edge of the hair bnck through tlie scalp n little to the right. The edges of the wound were pretty even ; was cut down to the skull. Tisik the scalp oil tho cranium, when it apicared that a blow had been struck, which hse.eued tho sculp ou the left side down to near the ear. At the back of the head blood had settled under a place us big as the palm of the hand. This might havo Is'cn done by the same blow which cut the scalp, but proba bly was done by a third blow. Either two or three blows had boeu struck on the head. Tisik off top of skull lsuie , tho iiieiubruDe surrounding tho lirnin were much disturbed. The brain wns entirely disorganized by de coniKition. Found no fracture of the skull. KdgeB of tho wound were not much separated ; iijipeurauces was as if made when the victim was alive ; would not havo be eii much dilTereut if mnde stsm after death. Opened windpipe and chest to see it there wero indications of .drowning. Lungs wero collapsed, which would not buvo been the case it death hud liven by drow ning. There wns nothing iu the lungs, either water or mud. Hoth sides of the heart were empty, which would not indi cate drowning. If death hud been by drowning tliere would pnibalily huvo been water ill lungs and stomach ; was no water iu stomach. Death tisik place lwfore the bisly was put iu tho water. Innnswerto question from counsel Dr. Holton said it was his opinion that death took place from concussion of tho brain. Tlie vital organs wero all healthy. Ago of the person was nlsnit 'Si years. Had been in the water threo or four days, or perhaps longer ; lu this matter it was inqsissilile to tell how long. After dccoiiqKisitiou ls'gan it would go on very rapidly. There were gases enough in tho chest or iu tlie bruin to have caused the Issly to rise. The injuries could not have Iwen self inflicted. An intermis sion was here taken for dinner. Tiirsilnr Arirruoou's llrnrlu. Session resumed ut 2 o'clock. Dennis Tasker recalled. Could not say when, be fore lust Thursday or Friday, Sugland hud called for inuil for Helen Hurt. Did not ru luember nny timo since last fall. Attract ed his notice now becauso she had been cull ing for herself lately, und Sugland had not called for her. I-ast full ordered her letters forwardisl to Hutland. Austin K. Itussell sworn. Is clerk in post ollico. Has been there alsiut six years. Did not recall delivering nny litter to Sug land for Helen Hint since last fall. Has waited on him biit should sny not since last fall. Hadn't htH'ii tliu Hurt tiil hincu lust fall. C. W. Wilisn, assistant sjstmaster sworn. Answered no to question whether Sugland hud inquired of him for letters for Helen llui t since last full. Fred il. Wnite recalled. Sugland hus heeutitwotk for him ulsiut three years. Found him Monday ut his house al the wood lot iilsnit 11 o'clock. Said he hud just llnished his dinner. Told him u Isxly bad been found iu tho river. Sugland said ho had heard so. Told hhn it was "Ad" meaning Helen Addie Hurt. Sugland did not usk questions, Nothing was said ulsiut when he last saw her. Had no talk nlsait nny trouble with her. Knew there had been trouble, Ix-nrned it from Siigland's children. Didn't talk with Sugland alsiut the gii l's deuth. Cross uxumiiusl Told Sugland, when he went after him Monday morning what was wanted of him that ho w as suspected of killing the girl uud ho thought it would bo Iwtter for him to como down. Suc-lund made no resistance. When ho got hero went into tho loclf on u ill, hmiiulr (Ur..;i..i went into tho lock up witli himself (Wnite) nud Herrick nud Hoyden. Calistn Gould (a colored girl) sworn. Am HI yeurs old ; live in Duuunerstoii ; am daughter of John Sugluud ; have lived there sincu July fi, last yeur; came from Obeilin, O. ; went from Huston to Oborliu ; wus brought up iu Hostnu. Hud known Helen Addie Hurt ulsiut three mouths. First snw her last winter at Dummorstim, Don't know where she cnine there from. First know her hut December. Shu went away to liullnnd. Next saw her threo weeks ugo, w hen sho came w ith my father from the desit. It was on a Monday . She had a trunk which Mr. 'i'eiiney, the stuge drivvr brought to their house. The Hurt gill staid there until sho went aw ay a week ugo last Thursday night ; she went to Soring. Held ; cume Lack Saturday night. Witnesl knew some people in Hrnttttlinro ; knew Mr. Almond has ls-n to see her some times; hn been there with Helen Hurt. Helen Hurt' trunk Is still nt their (Hug land's) house. It is n mottles! tin trunk. She let the key lie around the house, except when she happened to have it in her pock et. Tho key is not in the house now ; doesn't think it is ; haven't hsikeil for It. Her hat wns n black one turned tip on one side, with red ribbons nnd fenther. Snw the piece of clothing; they weie piece of Helen Hurt' clothing ; tho purse wns her purse i the ear jewels were hem, nnd the money. Iter (tho w itness's) mother paid her money for a pair of shoes. There are two rooms iu their house, a front room and back rmnt. There are hunk iu both, Her fathor and mother nnd Hcloii Hurt slept lu the front room nnd herself nnd her brother slept lu tho other risiiu. She Inst saw Hel en Hurt on Monday of tho week before, when she went away from their house iiloue just nt dusk ; one or two sturs might hnvu been out. Did not know why she went away. There had been no trouble that she know of. Her father nnd mother nnd brother were all there; no one else. She said she wn going to lirnttleboro on her own business i would give noother rea son, Sugland said nothing to her ; ho had been home from his work two hours. Wit ness wns pretty friendly with tlie girl not very; had no trouble with her ; hadn't toM the selectmen that her father quarreled with Addio and hit her n slap and knocked her over the table. Had no talk witli Fred Wnite. When Addio left she went up tho rondnloue; didn't tell where she was go ing. First heard nf her death Monday morn ing when they enmo down to pick straw berries and 1-red Wnite told them. Henri! of it first from "the women folks." Wit uess's renl name is Sugland; Gould is a nickname. Her father was chopping all day Monday and Tuesday ami Wednesday nud Thursday, ami wns nt home nights: wns sisitivi' ; she knew by the sound of the nxes that he was at work chopping ; lie couldn't hnvu gnnu out nights without her knowing il. Ho was there Thursday morn ing nud went to work us usual; went to work nfter dinner us usual. Thursdu) evoniug fixed up ready to go down to tho dedication next day. None of them went to llratllelsuo that week till then. Friday morning her father started for Hrattlelsiro about Ii:ll0. This was the first time he had Iwen nwny from homo Hint week. He wns not on the railroad track any time except Friday. She did not know Joe Noniiiiii. Had hud no conversation with her father since his arrest. John K. Sugland -sworn. Is IU years old. Has lived with his father since lie has been at work for Waite. Worked all last week exrept one day, ulsiut Wednesday, when he went fishing half a day, while Ids lamer sinid nt homo. His mother was awuy two days at work at a neighlsir's. Had known Helen Hint three or four years. She had been at their house oir and on ever since they have worked for Wnite. Shu first came to their house when they lived in Algiers on llroad llnsik. Mrs. Almond brought her there. Addie went away from their houso Monday night of last week. Said sho was going to HrnttlelHini. lie upiscil she wns going to "the Hig Fjist eru s," because sho nlwnys did go theie. She ami his father hud had no trouble. They did have sumo trouble n gissl while ago; juwed a little. Had no recollection of n timo when Jim' Norman came up there to see Addio and ho (witness) went nnd told his father. First heard Stnula night that n woman hail U'cu pulled out of the water. Told his folks. Didn't mis trust it wns Addio. His futher ciime to Hriittlelsirn Saturday. Told nlsmt Ad. lie going away to Springlield the week U-fme. She came to Dumuiorstoii desit Win. Trendall sworn Had know n Hoi en Hurt since she lived nt Siulund's iu Guilford, ns much as six or seven years ugo Saw her Issly up to tlie cemetery Ibid heard of her ut Siudaud's, but hud lint scon her since lust full, when site was there with .lis N'orinan. She and Joe were "verv great" together. John Sugland ami Ail die were very intimate. .Sugland used to soy that he liked her before auylsKty else. He hnd threatened to kill Norman if h" found him with her One du lust fall she and Nnrnuiu went to liiulfunluud trot some whl-key, and Addle came luick "pretty hot, I tell ye." Sudani! enmo there ami said lie wished he isjuld get his hands on Nnrinuu nud he would cut him up. SiikIuiiiI had often sent her money to come to him Imt sho wouldn't stay. lie hudtulkcd abusive ly to her and had often said llult she had got to 1st "a iriMsl-for-uothiiig, dirty, rotten creature." Norman was terribly nf raid of Suglainl. John told him (Trendall I on Isith Friday and Sattirduv that Helen had gone away to Springfield: Iwen gone eight or niliedajs. He had threatened to kill her if she didn't stop going w itii Jihi Norman. Frank Green C'llui 1st ' Green) sworn Has known Sugluud since hu wns n luby ; he is 42 or l.'t years old now. Had known Addie Hurt alsmt six years. Her home was there mostly. The feeling between them Juis Iwen friendly sometimes and sometimes not. Hud seen her when she looked as if they liud had trouble. Sugland bad threat cued to kill her and N'orinan and then kill himself. Told alsiut n time last wiiit-i when Suglauil's Isiy went to where bis father was chopping nud told him Norman wns there; Sughind started for the house with an ax but Norman rap away lwfore ho came because the girl urgisl him to. On crtvs examination Green said he and Sugland didn't mean to have ninth to do witli each other. He iwituessl luul threat ened to get even with Suglnnd. "Thnt's what I said." Jacob Cartledge (a negro) -sworn. Works for Henry Fletcher. Was old enough "to carry u gun for Uncle Sam." Knew Addie Hurt ; know Sugland. Tho substance of his testimony wus Mint last Satunluy night he went across the toll bridge "for a walk ;" thought he would go over and iMtFrid .Miller; stopiwd to talk witli Mr Putnam, went on Iwyoml a little ways and sat on the fenco a while and then came back ; thought ho would go and see Miller some other day ; he saw Miller getting some ice nnd said "Hello," nnd Miller said "Hello." Ho fail ed to givo any intelligible reusoii for being over on the islnnd. A. G. Curleton sworn. Lives ou South Main street, HruttlelKiro, Is conductor on the freight train which leaves here for Windsor at (I. SO i. u. and comes buck iu the aftermsiu nt 1 o'clock. Saw Sut-laud lost Saturday, alone, la-side the track, ulsiut 1 o'clock; was going north. Saw him one day before thut week, foro part of the week ; thought it wus Monday ; ulsiut three fourths mile this side of Duuuuerstou sta tion ; was a woinuu with him ; might huvo seen him some other day last week, but couldn't Iw sure. Nicholas Haker sworn. Is a brakemiin ou Carlctou's train. Saw Suglainl beside the truck on Monday and Thursdny nfter noon ; saw him Thursday nlsmt half way between Duninierston nnd Hrattlelsiro stu tion ; remembered it wus Thursday lwcaiise they had n sort of inixed-up lumber train that day. Saw Sugland the Monday before ulsnit-IO rods Isdow the other place. A girl was w ith him on Thursday. Ou cross examination said ho thought it wns not Friduy that ho suw Suglnnd ; the girl hud on u light dross ns near as he could reinemlwr. Fletcher Hentoii sworn. Isabrakemau ou the same train. Knows Sugluud; saw him In'side the track "a week ngo yester day" (Monday); a woman was with him ; couldn't tell whether she was white or black becuusu she held her parasol dow u low. Saw Sugland with a woman again ou Wednesday or Thursday, couldn't sny which, Know-it couldn't have been Fri day because that day he left his gloves iu the caUsiae car. Conductor Curletou, recalled, said he thought lie saw Sugland on Thursday, lint didn't like to swenr thnt it wns Thursday. WEDNESDAY'S TESTIMONY", .Horning Nesslou John Cnrney sworn. Is jsirtor nt the Hrooks Houso; knows Sughind; snw him Thursday or Friduy afternisin iu rear of the town hall going toward tho stairs which leud down to the railroad track ; n white woman was with him ; it was between II or 4 o'clock. Ho, witness, was ou Taylor's wagon with tho mail; rode up with the driver ; couldn't bo certain whether it wus Thursday or Friday. Frank Norcross sworn. Drives Tuylor's express wagon ; saw Sugland and n woman at the sume timo ami place mentioned by Carney ; had coma up from !l:!!0 train; couldn't bo certain whether it was Thins day or PrMay . Alexander Cunnniiigs sworn. Lives iu Uruttlelsiro; works at railroad blacksmith shop a little way nWivo the stairs: snw Sugland once or twice last week ; saw him igoiug down Saturday forenisiu and hnek vl I.A nr . i.t ,, , ill the nfteriuxin : snw him mi un tiio track ouo day lwfore last week, and n woman with him ; thought it wns Thursduy ; couldn't have Iwen the day the monument wns dedicated Ihjcuuso ho wasn't ut work that day. S. N. Herrick recalled. Saw Suglnnd nt his place eithor Thursday or Friday last weekj thought it wns Thursday, because on Friday he was on his horse at tlie monu ment dedication from l:!l(l till ,1 1 u. Ou cross examination said he couldn't fix the hour or day definitely, but thought it was Thursday. S. W. lEichardsoii sworn. Saw Sug hind standing at northwest corner of town hall building last week either Thursduy or Friday ; felt very sure it was Thursday, be cause on Friday he wus occupitsl with the dedication, Another black man stood with Htiglaiid ; lintlcnl him Isncattm lie thought he wus the plainest hsiklng negro he ever nn. Told nt what hour he went by tho town hull ou Thin-mlny nnd Friday nnd why he thought it wns Thursday. Mrs. Anna Hnbbitt ivorn. Is now Irsirding nt Mr. Mixer's on Dormnii II. Fa ton' place; wan there on nccount of her husband having broken his leg while at work on the luidge. Near midnight Inst Thurmlay night she heard cries of distress, several of them ; she hail been up nnd down with her husband, nud hnd not been asleep; she wus stnrtled by the cries nml listened to seoif she heard the word "help :" if she did she meant to nlnrui the house hold. It seemed like a prolonged oubrry, several times repeated, ns though n person ci ied "oh ;" nt first she thought It might be a person iu the water, and then she thought there couldn't be so many cries if that was tho case ; after II or 4 eyes It w ns as though n cry had been suddenly shut off, and nfter that caum n fainter ono. In her own mind sho locutisl the cries utiywhero Isdow the bridge, nud uenr tho river. It wns the sumo night thnt Mr. Hawkins enmo up to see her husband alsiut 11 o'clock ufter her husband wns hurt. Mrs. Dianthn Mixer sworn. Lives with her husband In tho Kntnn houso. Talked with Mr. Hawkins nt the window when he enmo nlsmt 11, while her hiisbnnd wus dressing to let him iu. Alter he had gono sho went back to last and luul got nearly asleep when she heard outcries, but did not pay much attention to them because she thought it might be rowdies. .Sometimes, when the wind was right, the crios of pa tient at the asylum could bo heard. Hoys who lived nlsive ou tho road wero in the hnl.it of culling nut ns they went past, and sometimes sat on the rocks to tulk and sing ; lids had happened so often that she hail got through keeping nwnko for it. These cries sounded down townnla the river. John Fitzgerald sworn. Is n brakeiuan on the train lieforo mentioned. Saw Sug land by the track twice last week. Once he wns alone and once he had u woman with him : thought it wns Thursday ho saw him with n white woman, nlsiut linlf way from Hrattlelsiro to I) nieiston, at the "top of lb,) hill:" was after I o'clock. There was nothing to fix it (sisitively iu his mind whether it was Thursday or Friday, but was sure it wns not tho day that the monument wns dedicated. Jacob Cnrtledgo recalled. Counsel for tliu stute made n further effort to make this Manes tell whnt ho was over on the island for lute on Saturday evening, but without success; lie would only say that he went for ii walk and snt on the fence n w Idle Denied having seen Sugluud last week. Had been nt work for Fletcher all the time. Was at homo, at ltailwr Green's, all day Sunday; didn't go nwny from the house ; first heurd alsiut the gii I being dead Sunday night. Ho knew Helen Hurt. When pressed to it he ndmittod telling Hnynton, tlie shiw-ilenler, that he didn't know any thing nlsnit her being killed and didn't wnnt to know anything nlsmt it ; if ho did his lssly might Iw Hunting down tho river someday. Wouldn't give any reason why he thought Ins Issly might lie flouting down the river. Wouldn't say that he knew Sug land was reveuireful or quick-temjwred. Haskins asked him sharply alsmt n state ment he had made the day lwfore to tho of feet that Helen never hail liked John Sug hind since he tried to "drug" her. He didn't lenieinU-r making such a statement ; had heard tho "Hig I-jistern" sav some such thing. Tho appearance of this witness was such as Ui leave the impiessiou on tlie minds of those who listened that he knew more than he was disjheu'd to U'W. S. W. ItiehiiriUm recalled. Should think Jncob wns the man he saw with Sug lnnd on Thursday, though it seemed to him that man was a little taller lshc () Tliaver sworn. Is jsirter at American House. Snw Helen Hurt get off tho 8 o'olis-k train from Springfield last Thursdny uftermsiu : she came toward the street ; was (sisitive alsiut it. Patrick ustin sworn. Tends tlie gate at the railroad crossing. Ijist 'thursday afternoon, just nfter the !l o'clock train cnine in, Helen Hint came up the platform nud crossed the truck and went up the street past the marble shop. Afterward lie hsikmi up nud saw her crossing the Main street bridk'" She passed him just us lie went toward the gate ; hud her eves cast down on the ground just as sho' always walked. Sugland wns follow ing nlsiut II) or 20 feet Isdiind her, but instend of going up the street ufter her he went on across tho arch bridge on the railroad track. Wit ness wns iinve nlsmt the duy on account of two men whostissl with him at the time: one wns Harney Hrcsliu ; he didn't know the full name of the other, but it wusu man who was going to Hndgewater. N. IL, that day. The cross examination failed to shake his com iction that it was Thursday thut he saw- the Hurt girl und Suglnnd. It was not the Saturday lwfore. Daniel Manning ('Dummy"), sworn. Wnsnt work last 'lliurvlay afternisin shov eling nt Fuller's sand bank when Sugland came down the street past Fuller's house and sjsiko with him. Witness asked him alsuit a nut of now clothes ho had on ; Sug lainl said ho paid ?:!() for them. Thomas Mitchell was standing there, and Heniy Almond wns at work with him. Witness wns olenr nud positive alsiut tlie date. Thus. Mitchell, swoin. Knows Sugland, but hnsn't seen him since last winter; saw Manning ami Allium,!, and Henphey ut the sand bank when he st.ipissl there last Thursday uftorm.ui, but did not see Suir land. s Mrs. Henry Almond, sworn. Lives in Wnilace Newcomb's houso nenr "Alexiin der's garden." Has lived in Hrattlelsiro 10 veins como August. Has known Sugland ,i or li yeurs, uud Helen Hurt n long time: first knew her when sbo lived in llurhug ton ; since tlie.i her family have moved to Hutland. Saw the girl II weeks ago with Siigland's daughter near F. K. Harrow s's store. Descrilwd her dress. Was on friend ly terms with the girl, but Helen hadn't been at her house since last fall. Saw her at Siigland's mice last February. Witness saw Sugland last Saturday but not on Fri day ; ho cume to her house to tell her hus band nlsmt a job of wissl chopping that Cnl Gibson hud. Heard from Mr. Green's daughter that Helen had come back here alsiut Decoration day. Sugland always up iwnrcd fond of Helen. Didn't remember heiinng him make any threatB against her. Didn t remeinlwr unj thing aliout his trying to "drug" her. Hud always thought it strungo that she came luick to John's so much ; didn't know but he used "love pow ders or something." John said Saturday thut Addie hud gono nwny ; went Monday night, didn't say why she went; snid she eft her trunk ; that sho had nlsmt $2 with her. Joo Norman liked Helen ; presumed John was jealous of him, but didn't know. Ijiwreni'o Henphey sworn. Didn't see Sugland bust Thursday , only knew whnt t'uinmings told him ulsiut seeing Sugland on tin, track. I-evi M. Wnlker, sworn. Lives in West Hrattlelsiro, but formerly lived iu Hum iiiersUm; know Suglnnd well Iwcause for three years or so when he lived in Dum iuerstnn Sugland had a shanty within 100 rislsof his house. He saw Sugluud iu Hrat tlelsiro hit week Thursday afternoon. Could lix the ilay isisitively Is'cuuse there was a woman from Windsor visiting nn old ladv at his house. Sho came ou Wednesday . nml Thiirsdii) snid she would liku to drive nlsiut tho place ; be gl,t n team at her re quest and drove ulsiut; doscrilwd where they went; when ho got to the station it lacked just I! minutes of train time (II o'-clis-k); he left the huly at the sUitiou nnd came up info Um street uud hitched his horse ; lu, snw John Sugland across the street as lie cunio along up after hitching Iih horse and thought of going over to speak to him, beiaiise he hadn't seen him for a gissl while, but didn't go. Witness wns perfectly clear nlsmt the day uud the time of day nnd couldn't Iw shaken. MViluoiliir Aflrriloou. Harney Hrcsliu sworn. ljves in the "Omnibus." Wns ut the railroad crossing ono nfteriiisjii Inst week and saw the Hurt girl come along nnd go up the street; Sug aiul was ut the deisit and cmno up Iwhind her. Couldn't tell which ufternooii it was, but it wns lieforo the monument was dedi cated. Andrew J. Hnrton Bworn. Works for tho gas company ; has charge of the w orks. Suvy Sugland lust Thursday afternoon on Muiiistieetasho was going down to the gns house; another black man was with linn. Suw the Hurt girl that same after nisin while hu was on his way duwn ; pass ed her as he wus going down. Wus doing ttjoluif ditching ou Asylum street, and know it wus Thursday because it was the day they closed up the job nnd he was ou his wuy to let ou the gas, Could not bo shaken on cross-examination ; was sure it was Thursday. G. W. Ksterbrook sworn. Works for White Ai Gulviu, where ho can look out on the railroad track. Saw Sugland one day last week on tho track alone ; can't say which day, Henry Almond sworn. Wns at work last week Thursday afternoon nt Fuller's saiiil bank ; several others wore at work there, "Dummy" Manning ninong them, haw Siigl inil that afternoon ; shook hands with him. Saw him again Saturday. Had some talk alsiut the Hurt girl ; snid to Sug luud, "I hear that little Hurt girl hns got, uround ugnin." Sugland said ho told her ho would semi her money to come with if she would csnue nnd stop with him a while, hue enme, nml now hnd gone to Springfield. Sisilte iu n wny us though he would rather sho had staid w ith him. Supposed she had gone dowu there to see another man. Said he sent her money to come to his hmiM. Said she had "two dollar and a little more" when sho went nw ay. Didn't speak ulsiut any trouble with her. Never had liriini Suglainl make nny threat ngnlust the girl. After n racket that she nnd other hail nt Trendall' last fall, ho told her to "keep nwny from his house, for GisP sake, for ho didn't wnnt nny such trouble there." John H. Wulker sworn. Live over Kuech's store on Main street; work what ho Is nblo to in tho blacksmith shop Isdow tho American Houso. Whilohe was sitting on n Isix iu the shop Inst Thursdny after liisin looking nut of tho window, ho snw Sugland pns three time. Ijist timo wn nlsiut the time the II o'clock train comes. Sioke to n boy and nld, "Thero gis' Hug lund." Was sisitlve it was Thursdny nml could not hu shnketi. 0. 0. Clancv sworn. Saw tho Hurt girl ou the street fast Thursday afternoon. K. M. Applin worn. Snw Suglnnd go up the railroad on Wednesday or Thursday afternisin of Inst week. Couldn't tell which day. F. M. Wnito recnlhsl. Counsel for stnte Iirojsiscd to ask him n question ulxiut trou ile which .Sugland hnd with the girl lieforo sho left Monday afternisin, ns told to him (Wnite) by Suglainl' children. Could do this under n stututu pnsaod hy the legisln ture of 1HH0, permitting one sido lu n enso to contradict it own witnesses, Counsel for defense objected, nnd the hearing wns finally adjourned to Thursday afternoon nt 2 o'clock. BUQIiAND S SUICIDE. How He Klllnl llliu.rlr nml Whj In III, I II. The fnct that Sugland had committed sui cide was discovered by Mr. Herrick when, nt 1 o'clock Thursdny afternoon, ho went to the lock-up to see If the prisoner had had his dinner. As he approached tliu door of Suglnnd' cell ho saw his lssly hanging In side, and told Officer Coolidge, who just then cnine iu, to spenk to Selectman G. A. Hoyden. Mr. Hoyden was close nt hand nnd cnine nt once nnd cut down tho lssly, Mr. Coolidge assisting, while Mr. Herrick ran for n doctor. There was a flutter of life iu the pulse nud one or two gasps for breath. Dr. Tucker sism came, but life wns extinct, though the natural warmth still remniiied. It proved that Suglainl had torn n strip oil one of the heuvy unity blanket on his lied, twisted it into a rope, pnssed it over one of tho stout ouk slats which formed the nsif of his cell or cage, and then got up on his chair anil adjusted tho lusise u round his neck nnd stepiwd oil. Thero was sufficient height so thut Ids feet hung clear of the floor. Death wn by suf focation. The Itrnsons for Ibe Hulcldr. Ill order Ut state intelligibly the reasons which prolmbly induced Suglnnd to tnko his own life it is necessary to refer at some length to Jacob Cnrtledge, the black man whiwe unsatisfactory testimony on the wit ness stand on Tuesday and Wednesday is alluded to in our resjrt of the testimony. It wns so evident that this man knew more than he would tell that ho was hs'koil up by the authorities to await developments after ho came off the witness stand on Wednesday. During the aftermsjii he sent word that he would tell ull he knew if let out. It was evident that hu stissl in fenr of Suglnnd, whom he knew of old, nud the ollicers, not wishing to let them have a chance Ut talk overnight, put Cnrtledge iu the old lock-up. It was noticed, when he was finally left for tho night, that Sugland was nervous and anxious to know what had been done with "Jake." Knrly Wednesday morning State's Attor ney Mann visited Cartledge iu his cell to see whether he would not reveal something to him. 1 he man talked freely : told alsmt Ins coming to Hrattlelsiro two or throe years ago, and some thing which he knew about Sugland. Ho told of altercations winch he bad seen between Sugland nud the Hurt girl, nnd how once when lie was fishing near Siigland's house he saw Sug land follow her out of the house and knock her down with his list, making the l.l.s.l run ou her face. The essential and startling thing which lie told, however, was that on Thursday of last week Sughind cnine to where he was chopping on tho cave Isink and told him hu wonted he (Cartledge) should keep watch of the river and see "if uuything went dow ,n by," and it was in olwdicnce to this notice that he went down Ut the river Sat urday night. He toM Mr. Mann at that timo that Sugland didn't say uuything nlsnit u dend Issly, but ho mistrusted that was what he meant, and he was afraid ho might sw one. He said he was afraid of Sugland, but on Iwing assured of protection promised Ut go into court iu the nf tern, .in nnd make a clean breast of ull he knew. It w as the intention of the ollicers to keep this information se cret, but Cartledge himself communicated it to some one through the window, uud in this way it became generally known on the street, and the interest in the approaching afternisin session of the court grew great . Ulliil lllllKll . I Whit, lb, fuel id .. ..:. .1.. I . - , ' ioiiiij miuwu, the reasonable supjiositioii is that some nm contrived to tell Sugland through the win dow that "Jake" would "jiencli," und this drove him to suicide. It must be remembered, however, that, aside from this, to the guilty man it was only tisi evident to what conclusion all the evidence wu isiinting.and ho saw its force a others could not who were groping in the dark. Still further, he unquestionably hail a sisitive infatuation for the dead girl and was filled with a sort of wild brute love nud jealousy for her. Possessed with this, he could not live (wacenbly with her, und life seemed intolerable after he had killed her. The authorities did not nt first lot It be known that Sugland was dead, or until they had visited Cartledge in the old lock up to see what more could bo drawn from him lsjforo ho knew what had liapiened. The selectmen and counsel went to him ut once, nnd he repeated, w ith some vurin turns, whnt he hud snid to Mr. Mann in the morning. An intimation was theu made to hull that Sugland hailconfessed, uou which he snid that Suglandld him on the Thurs day in ouestion thut ho "wui yoina to kill the girl ' nud wanted him to look out for tho body. When finally told that Suglnnd was , i , 0 "we upon hi. knees on his bed and said, Oh, nobody knows how 'froid I was ob dat man ; I wus more 'fraid ob him dan I was ob de Lr.nl." Just at night the state's attorney and Col. Haskins ngnin visited him to see if ho would not reveal further knowl edge of the murder. This timo he said that it was on Friday nnd not ou Thursday that Sugland cume to him, and that Sugland told him "he And kilM the girl" and want ed him to watch for the bisly. The man was evidently mixed as to the days, and tho probability is that this latter statement is the true one. It is inconceiv able that a man of Sugland's coolness and shrew dne.s should huve told another thut he wns going to kill tho girl j but nfter tho deed was done and the liody wns in the riv er, it wus perfectly natural thnt he should be anxious and uneasy to know whether his victim luul floated uu down unnoticed. When nml Where llir .11 order Done. This may never bo know n. Were it not for tho fact that credible witnesses are sure they saw the Hurt girl ou the street Thurs day nrternism, und were it not for tho cries heard that night, most poisons would be hevo that Sugland followed the girl when she lert Ins house Monday night and killed her then secreting tho lssly nt first and afterwards throwing it into tho river. hero she wns on Monday, Tuesday und odnusday night ,' allMre. ..rob,,,,,, for it is not generally lwliovc.1 that she went south on the curs nud came Iiack dur ing that time. Tho fact thut sho had on her lierson when found the exact amount of money that she had w hen she left Suglund's is not consistent with the theory that she had been away. The cries to which Mrs. Ilabhitt testified were also heard by a young lady w ho is vis ting nt Mr.McQumdo's nt the Hrailley farm house just acros. the West river from Mr. Luton. 1 rucks are said to hnve been found under the Valley rnilrond bridge which may have lieen made by Sugland when he carried the lwily down to the '.' On the whole, the most reasonable suppo sition is that tho murder was done Thurs- doubt thut it was committed nud tho lssly thrown into the river somewhere aliove the village, nud that it floated down to Vhere it was found ou Sunday morning. The probability is that Suglnnd tied tho dress over the head in order to keep tho blood off his clothes In carrying the body to the wnter. It is a well-known fact, however, thnt ignorant and superstitious folk always i cover the face of n dead body when handling it. ' If the murder was done on Thursday night, bugland may have secreted the lssly until Jriilay night before putting it in the river, notifying Cartledge in the luenntime to look for it. Ulber Mailers of latere!. ,ilum, tlie a'Ij""imeut wns tuken ou Wednesday night it was the intention to search the banks of the river on Thursday morning for the girl'i hat und parasol, but the heavy rain prevented this Leing done. It i not true that any of her thing, wero found on the nver bank Thunday morning us wus commonly reported on the ktreet. rhursdny forenoon Mr, Herrick nnd Mr. Waite went up and fearched SugUnd'. Iioum, but found nothing of nny sigmf) emir iu roiiiiectlnn with the crime In Siifthinil' trunk, nf which he cnrefullv kept the key, thero wns a pistol, n slung shot nnd a siwie knife, nud various islds and ends. Nothing of iinsirUiuce was found on Id person after hi death. Noth Ing wns found of tho letter to the Hurt girl which ho tisik from the post olllce Thursdny nfternisui. Suglniid' bearing iu the court room was remarkably self-isisseswsl nml free from uneasiness or sign of guilt. It I now known, however, that, when Mr. Martin told him ou Wednesday morning that wit liesses would come lu to swenr to hearing cream on Thursday night, ho changed coiintennnco nnd n tremor visibly slusik him. There wn general belief that Mrs. Al mond know mom thnu sho told in court, Initoii Thursduy morning Mr. Haskins nnd Mr. Stnrkey went to her houso nud sntis fled themselves thnt she had no guilty knowledge. She said ho noticed thnt that Suglnnd did not talk nlsmt Addio Hurt going nway oxceiit ns she nsked him ques Hon. He said slio had gone on nccount of her "da mealiness," etc., but this wus nil. Mr. Almond confessed to standing iu mortal fear of "John." The negro Cartledge Isiro n bad name iu Hutland. Ho was wanted there Inst winter for some old nlfair with which he wn con Hoc ted. Suglnnd' wife nnd daughter wero on the street Thursdny morning ufter tho story that "Jnko" would "pencil" got out, nud it is probable thnt they let him know what wn coining. A suspicion circumstnnco is tho fnct that mi Thursday, the day when Dummy Man ning Raw Sulftiul nt tho sand Iiunk uear lug n new suit of clothes, he is known to havo worn a clean white shirt. Tlie next day, Friday, he Ismght another whito shirt nt tho Jew clothing store. Tho inference is thnt on Thursday night he had got toll talo blood stains on the other shirt. The CouUNt-l. Tho counsel appearing for tho state iu this mutter wereStnto's Attorney H. Maun, jr , assisted by Hon. J. M. Tyler nnd Col. K Haskins; for tho repsondent, Hon. J. L. Martin, assisted by Mr. Hitt. A has al rendy been stutisl. Mr. Wnite employed Mr. Martin for Sugland, to see that he had n fair hearing. While knowing well Sug land's generally had character, uud not nt tempting to defend him in this respect, the mnn had served him faithfully for three years and Mr. Wnito did not believe him guilty of the murder. He told tho nuthon ties, and it was also so stated iu court by Mr. Martin on Wednesday, that lie promis ed to defend him only until convinced thnt he wns guilty. If evidence of his guilt np penred he should drop him und turn him over to the stnte. His course in tliu mat ter was certainly commendable nud straightforward. Muglnnil, the .llunlerer. John H. Sugland, whoso own filial net confesses him the inuiderer of tho unfortii unto girl, Helen Hurt, was a negro, "as black us the nee of spades," but w ith u trnco of either Spanish or Indian blissl which somewhat misliflcd tho usual negro f en tires, lie wns tnll, straight, well formed nnd siwerfully built. He hud a bright, in telligent face, which hardly bore the im press of his real character. Ho hnd high cheek Ismes and close wisilly hair, but the lips were thin and there was nothing of tho stolidity of expression which marks the av erage negro face. He evidently tisik much pride in his jn'raounl apjwnrauco and was well known alsjut town as wearing n neat lilack suit and Grand Army hat His his tory was a more than doubtful one, and ho has always borne a hard name. During the war ho wns urrested on n charge of do ing violence to a man, iu Vernon, nud wns released from jail on his promise to enlist iu the olth Massachusetts (black) regiment, then Iwing raised, which ho did Since the war he has lived in Vernon, Guilford nud Hrattlelsiro, and has Iwen Iwst known ou account of the unsavory crowd with which ho has been connected and the rows of ull sorts in which he has Iwen engaged. One resirt says that he was susweted of foul play in connection jtl, l,i futlier'a death and that, ut one tune, when two or three men, w ho owed him u grudge, set Usm him to punish him, he bent one of them so that he died. Of late he has Iwen at work for Fred Waito as u ws-cliopper, ns stated iu the testimony. Ho has hail a white woman living with him as his wife. Ho had two children, n girl nnd n boy of IS nml ID. A letter came from Hinsdale this morn ing laying that a sister uf the man whom SugUnd murdered in lNsl is now living there and could give information alsiut him. MuglnnU In Itulland. The Rutland Herald of Tuesday hnd n paragraph which said: "The account in yesterday's Herald uf the finding of the body of Helen A. Hurt in the Connecticut nver ut Hmttleboro excited much interest in Hutland, us the woman was thought to belong here. Tho Hutland jsilice Iwlieve that the deoil woman wns the daughter of Mrs. Nellie Hurt of Strong's avenue, as sho went to Hruttlelioro several months ngo. She has Isirne n luul reputation. It is claim ed that Sugland is her husband, and it will be romoiulwred that ulsiut 10 months ago he wns nrresUsl by Ollicer Hrislin on Main street for carrying u dirk knife and lwep ing into houses." TODAY'S PltOCEEDINCJS. C'nnlrdge I'llmllr Itclni.cl. It was under discussion last evening bv the town ollicers, state's ottornev and oili er lawyers, as to whether Cartledge should not lie sent to jail, and held to npjwar lw fore the grand jury on a charge of being an accessory after the crime. It seemed doubtful, however, whether the law would really warrant thus holding him, and more over there is no evidence ngainst him ex cept his own statement. Were it not known thnt ho went dow u by the river last Sutur duy night there would bo small reason for believing any of his statements. It was therefore decided by State's Attorney Mann this morning to release him. Hefore lie wus released, however, he ws visited liy Jus tice Newton nnd the lawyer and an effort inudo to get some further information from him ; hut tho attempt wus only partially successful. He adhered to his statement that it w as on Friday that Sugland came to him and told htm that he had killed the girl and ho must watch for the lssly Satur day j but in addition to this ho said thut Sugland also came to him on Satunluy to make sure that ho would go to the river that evening. Sugland said ho would bo around on tho street w hen he enmo up from the river. W hen Cartledge did come up ho found Sugland standing on tlie corner by Cutlers shoo store. Cartledge said he ilidu t stay down ns long a hu meant tolie cnuso he "got kind 'fraid to stay down Further than this he said that he was on the street Thursday afternoon nnd talked with Sugla.nl near the town hall, as described by Mr. Hichardsnu iu his testimo ny. Sugland then told him in u general way that he wns going Ut kill the girl be cuuse slio wus running around so much. After the lawyers had gone Cartledge rqwatad the same story to Mr Hoyden nud air. Herrick, with soino statements added malting it stronger und more proluiblo. lliu old negro is evidently not over In ight ; soino of tho timo, doubtless, ho sticks to the jKiint and tells the truth, nnd again be giws off "romancing" in his talk in true negro fashion. Ho- was set at liber ty beforo noon today. There is room for doubt whether, ns stut wlalsivo.nnylssly communicated with Sug and during Thursday forenoon ufter it wns known that "Jake'r would tell what he know I ho windows of the luck up wero closed and there was no known moans of TOiiimunioatioii with Mm, It may havo Iwen his own guilty apprehension alone und nervousness nlsiut what "Jake" would do, thut drove him to suicide. It is true that his wife came down In tho morning, but she walked home five miles iu the rain be fore she knew that he was dead. Toward night Mr. Herrick drove up to tell her of the suicide and to get tho dead girl's trunk 1 1110.8"1"?""""''""" it altogether prob able that tho girl wont homo with Sugland lliursdav til r),t il,.,, ,i i... i .... .i .7" : ', ""v uuonier al tercation, that she again left him nud that content of It,., 1..I. ... , i .. '. - , " men no um tuat nt- ternooii taken from the ollico for her hav- -.iiieuimgiu no with arousing hi iro. TUB CUnTAIN FALLS. Nugliiud's I'unerul uud llurinl. Tho closing scone t10 wouk.a trttlfwi wan enacted this afternoon, when at il:!l() rrr'" was ""' "d Immod ftrY tha Ixsly wa.s tk(m t Ve m. 11,0 U Wtt l,lace1 '" tt l'1"'" Z , W1 '""""-vice wos held in the room on the first lloor of the town liall building wllrM W.wl.,n...ln..t- I , h i) ir "a Hearing was Iielil. t 10 ltOV. Mr Tl),nn ..lllnln.l ,, . .. .......... delivering u very appropriate address nnd offering prayer. Sugland s wife, daughter und sou wero ... ...., wlHl lue ,,., vernoii fourco ored men, Andy Hoed, John dark en, ami two others, acted as bearers. The miriul was at Vernon by request of Mrs. nuelsml lu-,tl. 1,1., . a f I , ... .., .., ,,uiuiua unn uer s ue ng buried there, h The burial was, of ooursa at the expense .,,, luu ,,.. nuving no money, everything was done "decently and it! i