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THE VERMONT PIICENIX, BRATTLEBORO, JFRIDAY, NOVEMBEK 2, 1003.
2 BRATTLEBORO WANTS A NEW TRIAL MOTION IN BEHALF OF "SPOTTER" WIUSON VS. P. W. CLEMENT. One Clalm Is That Two of the Jurymen Who Acqultted Clemont Wcre Dlsqual- Ifled Declslon Reserved, Tho motlnn of S. D. Wllson, known ns "Spottor" Wllson, for a new trial In hls snlt npilnst rprclvnl W. Clement of Rut land for $r.n.niin f'"" nlloRed slnndcr wns hcnrd hv JmlRo Wlieeler In tho Unlled Stntoa cotirt In tho Hrooks Houso Tues dny. Declslon wan reserved. The sult wns trlcd nt tho Octobcr term of cotirt In lmtlnnd nnd restilted In a verdlct of "not Biillty" for Mr. Clcmclit. U wns alicKed thnt Mr. Clemont, In hls spccchcs clur lns hls cnmimlirn for tho sovernorshlp, referrcd to Mr. Wllson ns a mnrilorcr for fntnlly shootlni? T. Goshor nt White Illvcr Juncllon Dec. S, 1901. Wllson wns lnstnmipntiil In causlnK severnl llquor rnlds. llo clalmcd thnt ho shot Gosher ln self dcfense whllo cnKnRcd In nn nltcr cntlon nt tho Jnnctlon House. The nrcumont for a new trlal was be Biin by Max l'owell of Burlington, coun bpI for Wllson. Ue clalmcd thnt tho ver dlct was contrnry to tho law, contrary lo tho evldcncc aiid tho wclnht of evldcnco nnd thnt two of the jurymen were dls qualllled. llc sald that Mr. Clement nd niittcd dlclallns to hls stenographer tho words he wns ulloKod to hnve tised. that tho stcnoKrnphor so testllled nnd tnat ino testlmony of othcrs who hcard Mr. Clem ont durltiK hls cainpalKn wns that they Batherod from hls words that ho thoiiRht Wllson RUllty of miirdcr. Ue eallod at tentlon to thc, fnet that throe pancs of Mr. Clement'H typewrltton speooh. the part coverltiR hls rcferetu to Wllson, wore torn out before the trlal bonan. Mr. l'owell prosontod nn allldavlt by Frank C. Dyor, formerly town representa tlvo of Salisbury, statlnR that durinR Mr. Clement'.s cnmpalKii. Jtiror Hulett of that town was vcry actlvo In Mr. Clement's behalf nnd that It was tho Ronernl hellef ln Salisbury that he was Mr. Clement's pald nRcnt. Othor allldavlts wero shown, statlng that after Mr. Clement's fallure at the polls Mr. Hulett went nbout tho stato In hls behalf nnd was present nt tho stato conventlon, thoiiRh not ns a member of the conventlon. As to Juror Markham, Mr. l'owell sald thnt he was stntlon nRent nt Proctor, n statlon on tho Rutland rallroad. and that Mr. Clemont wns n dlrector of tho Kut lnnd Ilallroad company. He thoiiRht that ns lonR ns such n buslness relatlonshlp exlsted between them Mr. Markham wa.s not (ltialined to declde the caso. Aloxandor Dunnett of St. Johnsbury opened tho arRument nsalnst n new trlal. Ite sald that It wns a fundamental prln clple RovernlnR courts not to Rnmt n new trlal unlest It wns apparent that a dlf- ferent declslon would be reachel or that lnjustlce hnd beon done. Hecause Mr. Clrmcnt dlctated certaln words to hls stonoRinpher, ho sald, lt dld not follow thnt he used them ln hls spoechcs, nnd lt wns Mr. Clement's testlmony that ho dld not uso them but .substituted other words. He presented nn nllldavlt of Mr. Clement whlch stnted that he had only a oasual acqunlntnnee wlth Juror Hulett, that he nover employed hlm and never pald hlm money fo'r sorvlces or nnythhiR olse. Mr. Clement sald ho knew that Markham was statlon nRent nt Proctor, but that nnder the new mannRement of the Rutland rall road he had nothlnR to do wlth the pollcy or employes of the road, that hls holdlnRS were smnll nnd that ho wns a dlrector merely by courtesy. Mr. Dunnett roferrod to tho condltlons nlleged by Mr. Powell ns "anclent hls tory," and sald that they dld not vltlate tho verdlct of tho jury and that support ers of Mr. Clement at that tlme mlRht be supporters of other persona at tho tlme of the hearlng, as polltlcal allcglance wns not eternal. He sald If Wllson'a counsel knew at the tlme of tho trlal ln nutland that any of the Jurymen wcre dlsqualifled lt was thelr buslness to ask to have tho Jury dlscharRed. W. B. C. Stlckney of Bethel closed for tho defendant, statlng that whatevcr statements Mr. Clement mlght havo mado were open to constructlon and that an at tempt wns belnR made to glvo tho wholo matter a polltlcal complexlon. Mr. Powell sald In reply to Mr. Dunnett that the lnformatlon that the Jurors wcro dlsqunllfied cnme to tho counsel by let ter durlng tho hearlng lri Rutland and thnt they lmmedlately brought the mat ter to the attentlon of Judge Wheeler, but that they dld not thlnk they should ask to have the case contlnued ln ordcr to let them look up evldence. Prevlous to the Wllson-Clement hcarlng C. F. Tully of Bellows Falls was sentenced to 18 months nt liard labor In the house of correctlon In Rutland, havlng pleaded gullty to tho chargo of taklng $.7) from the mnll In tho post ofllee at Bellows Falls, whero he wns clerk. Unlted States Dls trlct Attornoy Martln appeared for tho government. Court was adjourned to tho flrst Tues day In January, at the Brooks House. KIULED BY ELECTRICITY. Current of 2000 Volts Passed"- Through C. E. Gould at Electrlc Ulght Statlon In Sprlngfleld, Vt. C. K. Gould, head electrlclan for tho Sprlngfleld, (Vt.) Klectrio Power com pany, wns oloctrocuted nbout 4:30 Frl day whllo nttemptlng to ndjust a trnns former on n polo contnlnlng 14 llvo wlres. Tho employes of U. C. Crosby nnd M. A. Coolldge, who nro bulldlng a reservolr ln Weathersflold nnd laylng n llno of plpo from Weathersfield to Sprlngfleld, had boen blnsting rock ln order to oxcavate for tho plpo llne. Tho blnst Jarred tho transformer off Its fnstenlngs, nnd tho electrlc power compnny sent Mr. Gould to put It In place. Ho cllinbed up tho polo wlthout havlng tho current shut oft nnd boRan work. After n short tlmo the steel spur on ono of hls boots camo in contact wlth ono of tho wlres nnd a cur rent of 2000 volts of electrlclty llashed throuRh hls body, kllllng hlm Instantly. llo foll ovor on to tho arm of tho polo nnd romnlned tbern untll tho power was shut off and ho was tnkcn down by tho employes of tho company, Ho lcaves a wlfo nnd two chlldron. No blamo Is at tnched to Mr. Crosby or Mr. Coolldgo or tholr men. The current should havo boen shut nlt before nny attempt was mado to ndjust tho transformer. Declslon In Two Windham County Cases. Tho supremo court ndjourned Frlday after renderlng a number of declslons, two of whlch woro Windham county cases. In the caso of Georso H. Davls of Proctor ngalnst Wllllam J. Moyles of Londonderry tho Judgment of tho county court was reversed nnd tho causo re manded for nnother liearlng In tho county court. Thls nction wns brought to recover n tract of land ln Londonder ry, tho plalntlft clnlmlng tltlo under grant from the stato leglslaturo. The decls lon of tho county court wns ln fnvor of tho plalntlff. The suprome court de clslon sustalns tho orlginnl grnnt from New Vork. A, E. Cudworthe nnd Wnter mnn & Mnrtln nro for tho plalntlff nnd C. C. Fitts for the defendant. Tho other case Is that of Chnrles C. Miller of Brattle boro agnlnst Lestor Wllbur of Merlden, 1 Conn., nnd Is brought to recover nbout 100, whlch ls tho balance clalmcd to be duo on a mortgngo oxocuted to tho plaln tlff by Luther Wllhur. Tha declslon of tho county court wns for tho plalntlff, The suprome court reversed tho declslon and remnnded the case. II, G. Barber Is counsel for the plalntlff nnd F, D. E. Stowe for tho defendant. LOCAL NEWS. THE SCORE WAS II -0 ORATTLEDORO COMPLETELY OUT CLASSED SHELDURNE FALLS. Home Team Exhlbltcd Foot Ball of Hlohest Quallty Ever Seen Here the and Won on Merlt. llrnttloboio 11. Shelbiinie Knlls 0. Tho llRures toll the story of a Ramo fnlrly won from one of tho stronRcst foot ball nRgreRatlom lu Western Mnssnehii setts, nnd of the llrst downfall of Shel burno Knlls befnro nnv eloveli from thls town, altlioiiRh tho local eloven last yenr held tholr redoubtnblo oppononts dnwn to a Ue, nolther sldo scnrlng. Tho foot ball In Satutday's Rnme wns of tho hlghcst quallty that lias uver lieeu seon on tho honio grldlron. ICvcry mnn dld credltable work. Tho iirriossIvo uess went nlmosl to the polnt of llereo ness. There wns n snap wlth every play whlch rhvo tho Brnttlcboro rushors the Jump ovor tho vlsltors. Tho backs had gluo on thelr fingrrs, both whcn the ball wns passeil to them nnd in handllng punts. Wllllamson'H klcklnp was ex cellent utul tho llno held woll for hls punts. Tho plajers went throiiRh tho rapld revnlutlons llko nn nutotnatlc mu chlno whon they had the ball, nnd when Shelburne Knlls nttempted to rusli It tholr backs wore frequontly thrown bnok for n loss. Tho I'estilt wns n surprlso to the spoc tutors, nnd plensod them Rroatly. Cooley cntiRht the ball on tho 10-ynrd llno nnd rushod It bnok 10 yards. Then the llno bucklng boRiin nnil the ball wns our iled by short, stoady Ralns to the lfi yaid mark. Here the locnls wero penallzeil 20 nrds for orfsldo play. Wllllnmoon puntod to Khort, who roturned the ball pooily out of lioumls nnd it wns Brnt tloboro's ball on the -10 ynrd llno. Then tho Ralns through the llne followed, imtll on tho last play Cnnland lunRod throtiRh for n ten ynrd galn and a touchdown. Mnrch falled on klck for Roal. , March klckcd on to Shelburne I'alls, l but nftor two or throe trlnls the vlsltnrs resorted to n (ltiartor baek run. on whlch they lost llvo yards, C. Slolto throwlng Short. Tho ball went to Brattleboro on downs. March trled loft end twlce nnd tool; tho ball forward 20 yards. More galns followed, and then Conland clrcled rlRht end for n touchdown from whlch Mnrch klckcd goal. Tho half ended wlth the ball In Shelburne I'alls terrltory. Nolther slde scored ln tho second half, altlioiiRh on the klck off W. Morrlssey fumbled and Korrlter fell on tho ball on tho 23 yard llno. O. Short, who Is a womlerful sprlnter and frequontly maltes long runs for touchdows, nppenred to havo a clonr lleld at one tlme, but Hoo threw hlm. The Brattleboro Roal was never sorlously monacod. the ball not belng inslde the 33 ynrd llno. I'ivery man comes in for a sliare of tho eiedlt in winnlng. Howe's work was very lemnikablo. Morrlssey, whom ho fnceil, Is" a vetoran who hns boen pronouneed good cnniiRh for any coIIoro team ln the country, Howe wns throuRh hlm ro- poatodly. llnwo tnckled well and two or three tlmcs fell on tho ball whon It was fumbled. Brattleboro Shelburne Knlls Short, 11. Morrlssey r t Noonan r r Wllde C. Stolte, 1 . .r Allon, 1 t I-ynch, 1 R Mellen, c Howe. r g Wlllinmson, r t c Wall W Morrlssey .. I t Ilnyos ..1 c Slsklnd 1 B Ferrltor, r e . . D. Stolte, q b q b J. Short. G. Short Conland, 1 h I) r h 1) Brown. Mann March, r h b 1 h b Shulda Cooley, f b f b Tousell Score, Brattleboro 11, Shelburne Kalls 0. Touchdowns, Conland 2. Goal from touchdown, Mnrch. Llnesmon, Averill nnd Brown. Refcree, Mnnn. Umplre, Ilalgis. Time-keepers, Cobb nnd Shaw. Foot Ball Notes. Some of tho lmprovement In the play- lng of tho home team ls undoubtedly duo to tho coachlng of Deldrlch Stolte. tho physlcal dlrector, who formerly play- ed wlth the Sprlngfleld Tralnlng school, Baltimore Medlcal collego anu other fast teams. HARVEST DAY. Openlng of New Bulldlng of "Hom for the Aged" on Dec. 3. Thursday, Dcc, 3, has beon nppolnted by tho dlrectors of tho Homo for tho Aged for the nnnual "Harvest Day," and nlso ns the openlng dny of the new huildlnR, maklng the occaslon of unusual Interest and tho cotnmlttoo hopo to sce nll tho old frlcnds nnd n poodly number of new ones on that day. The handsomo new front, the ndditlnns to tho old bulldlng wlth all tho modern convenlences of both nre well worth inspectlon. Housekeepers wlll bo especlally iuterestod In llnen nnd storo rooms, pantry and kltchon nr ranRcmenls, nnd everybody wlll bo pleased wlth tho beautlful "Sunshlne Room" named for Sunshino branch No. 1, all Its furnlshlngs havlng been glv en by that soclety. A lunch wlll be served from 2 to 8 p. m., nnd n short muslcal program eommencing nbout 3.30. Don't forget that It Is "Harvest Day" ns well ns openlng day, nnd that many thlngs nre needed In the wny of furnlsh lngs. Canned goods nnd grocerles, farm produco, sheeting, towelllng, tnble llnen nnd cnsh gtfts nro all gratefully recelvod. Brattleboro may well bo proud of lts beautlful "Homo for tho Ased." Come and vlslt It Thursday, Dec. 3, from 2 to 8. p. in. ANNin B. DAVENPORT, Secretary Vlsltlng Commlttee. Anthony McNcaly, 21, of Burlington, hns been nrrested on tho chargo of em bezzllng $1100 from tho Rutland rallroad company. McNenly hnd been omployed by tho company about sevcn years and nbout 18 months ago was appolnted cashler at tho Burlington frclght ofllce. McNonly clalms that he can provo hls Innocence. IVIora Qorax Is used Ycart!:a:i ln all DUMMERSTON'S LIQUOR MUDDLE. Testlmony Glven at the Hcnrlnp, Bcfore the Ulcenso Commlssloners Monday Aftcrnoon. Klsk tl. llosers of West Huinnierston, proprlotnr of lloReis's lim, nplieared before the llcetiMo ooninilsslonotH for tho town ot Diimmorslon In Townsond's hall .Monday afleinoon In lespoime to a HiimmonH to nlww enuse why hls llcense to sell llquor should not be lovoked. Ailhur IJUiKlilnti nnd t'hnrles Taft, constables, nnd (). W. Amldon complalnod to tho oommlssloneis wevorni weoks iiko thnt they bollevod ItoRCtH hnd vlolnted hls llcense. The eom- mlsnlotiois il few days later ropotted that they hnd made nn lnvosllRntlon nnd dld not llnd evldence onougli to warront the exponsi' of a publlc hoallng. BolliR dlssallsnod wlth the lepoil the compluln nnts apponlod to tho seleotmen, whore upon the eommlsslonors took the mntter up nnd inlled u publlc hoarliiR for Moii dny. . .1. h Martln of Brattleboro nppenred fnr tho cominlsiloners, J. li. Onlo of (lull- foid for r.ogeis, nnd II. O. llarber of llint tleboro for tho comi'lalnnnts. Mr. Murlln cnlled tho nttentlon of tho bo.ird lo the stntute piovldliiR that only one lawyer can exnmine n wltnoss In chlef nnd only one can cross exnmlno. whereupon, tho board made a rullng thnt If Mr. llarber had nnv quesllnns to ask ho must nsk them ttirouRh Mr. Martln ns counsel for the board. The complalnt cbnrged Mr. IKiRors wlth sollliiR lo guosts on Sundny to bo tlrutd ort the premlses nnd wlth sollliiR to mlnois. Tho llrst wltnoss was Wllllam .1. l'oltlor. u Brattleboro bnrber, who S'lld that ho hnd luneh nt the hotel one Sutnlnv ln Juno nnd bought n bottle of wlne whlch he carrlod nway. WI1I Bemls testllled that on two Sundays In AuRiist he boiiRht hinch nnd n plnl or nim, whlch ho cnrrled uwny. Nelson Kvans testlllo.l thnt ho never bough llquor nt tho hotel at nny tlme. Krank Doilge testllled that slnce the 2.')th of Oi-tober he h id lxen re fused liqunr on Sunday l be earrled awny. lt tppoareil that the commlssloners had constiued ItoRers's seonnd clnss llcense as allowlnn hlm to mdl liiiuor to Kuests on l Sunday to be on trled awny; that in Octo- bor scver.il BrattlelHiro litwyeis Ravo ineir opltdnn that the stntute dld not intond to glvo the lleensee tho prlvileije of solllnc lo Ruests on Sundny to be cnrrled nway, nnd that slnce then none hnd boen sold in that wny. That ended that phase of tho heailtiR. I'nder the chaiRe of sollliiR to mlnors the llrst wltnoss was Kmnk Bnldwln, brothcr of one of the commlssloners. He ald he hnd boURht beer of Ilogers M-vernl tlmos untll one dny whon soyonil were at the bar toRother ItoRors asked lf any were under 21 yenrs of ano. Baldwln re plled thnt he wns not 21 and he wns re fused llquor then and therenftcr. On oros exnmlnntlon ho testllled thnt he wns ovor slx foot tnll and wolghed ovor 200 pounds. Rogers salil he supposed he wns 21 whon he hlred hlm to work In tho quarry four yonrs ngo. thnt on one oe caslon he nsked B.ildwin's younger brothor, who sald Baldwln was 21. Kred Bogors, son of K. G. ItciRers. testl fled thnt on severnl ocenslons he sent two Connern Rlrls. sisters of hls wlfe, to the dlnlng room nt an hcmr whon he knew the women employed there would be ln tho p.ist-oillee assistlng P sorting the mnll, directltiR them to put n pltcher nnd 10 eents on a dummy walter nnd say linuor slnce then. Chailos Taft. one of the eomplaiiinntB, was cn.ostioned by Mr. Gnlo ns to whe'her ho had n Rrudgc nRninst Itogers. whlch he rofused to unswer. Bogers eonsider ed the complalnt In the llght of n per socutlon, nnd s.ild that Taft clrculnled a petltlon remonstratlng aKainst the grant Ing of n llcenso to hlm. Tho commlsslon ers reserved thelr declslon. Rev Dr. Crothers's Pleasantrles. Rev. Rimuel M. Crothers was next In troduced, nnd prefnced hls remarks by snylng that before leavlng home his lit tle daughter had rather startled hlm by asklng If he was golng to spoak at the "undertakers"' meetlng. After the laugh ter hnd subslded ho added that the term was not such a mlsnomer nfter all, ns llfe Insurance men were nlways undertak Ing to make men do thelr duty. He sald he had alwnys felt nenrer to Insurance men than to nny other clnss. In fact much nenrer physically, nlthough hls fnmlly hlstory hnd sunlly deprlvcd hlm of the plensurc of n second call from the ngent. Mr. McClench hnd modestly rcfcrred to hls relatlon wlth one of the smaller com panles, ns ho had supposed thls was a part of tho customary otlquette of llfe lnsurnnce men; ns for hlmelf he was not ns retlrlng nnd wanted everylKidy to know thnt he represents tho oldest, larfiest and Isoundest mutunl beneflt soclety In tho I world, belng now some 1S00 yoars old. It has taken rlsks, but Is stlll solvent. (I,aURhter.) The Standnrd's report of tho Boston I.lfo Undorwrlters' nssocla- tlon's banquct nt Young's hotel. Advertlsed Letters. Men Mnx Freedmnn. Krnnk Greon wood. John Gllroy, J. G. Hutchlnon, II. C. Joncs, Robert M. Murphy, Andrea Vlsocchl. Women Mrs. C. C. Adams, Mlss Juno Butterlleld. Mlss Mary I. Grnham, Mrs. Iucy Lnwrcnco. Mr. nnd Mrs. John Campbell went from thelr home to Swnnton, leavlng threo chlldrcn in charge of a servant glrl. Whllo she wns upstnlrs tho little boy, nvorett, 5, nttempted wlth corn stnlks to imltnto smoklnR, but ln llRhtlng tho mntches ho set hls clothcs on flre. IIo rnn from tho house, nnd t)ie Rirl honrl.iR his crles followed. She put out tho flre by throwlng n pall of wnter over hlm. but ho was so badly burned thnt he dled two days later. The stato hospltal for the Insane at Wa terbury Is wlthout funds, nnd lncks JjOoO of thi sum necessary to meet lts Novcm ber blllg. Tho npprnprlatlon of J1M.O0O for the year endlng Dec. 1. hns been ex hnustod and no more money can be drnwn untll tho flrst of next month. when tho second year's npproprlntlon wlll bo nvnll nhle for use. If tho expenses of tho In stitutlon ln 1904 are as great as they have been thls year, the deflclt for tho perlod of two years wlll amount to moro than $10,000. The cause of tho s'nortaRe Is sald to be the unexpected Incrcas,. In the num ber of Insnno patlents nont to tho hospltal. ........ aanlirivl t 1 1 1) fllO Illl .' ....in 1.' i: l'oirers i ul" " lnteiost to those who nro fol- cuestions unt I K ,WnK the progrcs of secondnry ngrioul- c.un.l out whnt wns goln on rhe RlrK ,ucaton , )s , " tosilfle. to the saine offect. K .. Kn- can, ffom , institutlon is ers sald he put n loek .... the d InlnK roo nu( n whncu, , , , , , , , door nnd thnt the Rlrls had obtnlne.l no ,,,., , ,,.,,.,, ,..,,,, In the manufacluro of Welccmo Goap In Cno thc olhopsoaps cold In New England In Fivo Years. MASSACHUSETTS NOTES, Dr. nnd Mrs. W. S. Severance Conaratu Uted by Hundreds on Thelr 50th Wed dlng Annlvcrsary. l)r. nnil Mrs. Wllllam Sldney Srveraneo observocl tho 50th nnnlversniy of tholr innrrlane Monday evenliiR nl tholr Maln stroet honio In flroenllold. Hundreds ot thelr frlond.i nnd representatlves of tnany orBnidzutlons ealled lo offer tholr oon grutulatlon. The hosts roeelved mativ hc iiiltlful prefeuls. Those In the recelviHR llne wore Dr. nnd Mrs. Sevornnce, Chnrles 1). Hevonince, Mrs. Itufus V. WllllnmH of Cnmbrldge, Mrs. Dr. W. L. Severnnee and Knbert b'leld of New York. Othor noar relatlves who were present wore Dr. W. L. Severnnee nnd Mrs. .lohn Thayer of ItoohoMer, N. V.. Mrs. ('. II. Sevcr nnoe of Brattleboro nnd U. Keudnll Severnnee. Mrs. Thayer of Rochester, n slster nf Dr. Severanre, wns pres ent. She Is M) yoars old, but looks lo be no more thn'n 'XI. Dr. Severniieo Is In hls 75th yenr, but he cnnxldors hlm solf n younR mnn whon he rocnlln thnt hls Grandinother Smllh llved to bo 10S. No man Is tnoro wldely known In Franklin county thnti ho. He hns practlced hls profosslon In ovory one of tho 2C lowns In tho county, nnd thls yenr completod 5n years nt acllve practlce. Dr. Sovemnco was born In Ixyden, March 21. 1S29, one of tho sons of Ches ter nnd Mnrtha Severnnee. He Is n cle scendant of John Severance, who camo to llcrtton In He nttended Goodnle Aoadomy nt Ilernnrdslon nnd later Wes- leyan Aendcmy nt Wllhrnhum. When IS he becnino a scbool lonehor In Oreenlleid. Ho wns Rrndiinted ln 1S52 from the Uclectlc modlenl Instltute nt C'inclnn.itl and beRnn practlce nt Hlnsdale. N 11 , nnd wus locnted nfterwnrd nt Shelburne Kalls nnd Vernon. It was M e.crs aRo that they cnme to Groenfleld. I Dr. SeveratK'o h.iw been sporl.ilh :n tlvo lu fratcrnal organlzntlnns He wi , Instrumontal In rosurroctlnR M'nint In 1 IiiiIko of Masnns and mnvliiR it from dil- rnln to Shelburne F.ills. llo xerved i ' mnster of .Mountalii lodge and of H.ir t mony lodRe nt Northfield, tho lattcr whon i ne was llvlng ni Vernon. llo is n :tl'd do I Rrop M.cson, n Shrlnor, member of the Knstorn Slar, a past granil nnd past chlef ( patriarob In Odd Kollows' orRaniantlons, n membor of nll the Odd Kellows' socletles In Greenlleld and n member of nutnerous 1 other frnternal and soclal orRnnlzitlons. ' ln pnlltlcs he l n Republlenn. ; Mrs. Martlia i:iixnbeth l.ymnn Sever l nnee wns n clnughter of Cnpt. Thomas I.yman of Vernon, who served In tho wnr - of 1.S12. ln nddltlon to hor homo dutles. ! Mrs. Severnnee has found the tlme nnd energy to cievoto mileb nttentlon to nrt i,,,,,, jt0rnturo. She - a member of the Colonlnl Damos, tho Brattleboro chnpter I of the D. A. R., Areana chnpter, Kastern Star, Sylvan Robokah IocIro. tho Arts and Crnfts nrRiinlzntlnn. nnd wns ono of the founders and nctlve workers of tho KortnlRhtly lltomry club Dr. nnd Mrs. Severance have two sons. Dr. Wllllnm 1.. nnd Chnrles D. Severance, treasurer of the Mnsnehusetts tool com pany, both of Greenlleld. Aarlcultural Department to be Founded at Mt. Hermon. r Mount llormon School has declded to found nn nRricultural department nnd to offer eourses of Instruetlon ln that study. Thls 8top on tne part of one of the larsest Becondnry st-hools In thu L'nllud Stutes It Is unolher Indlcntlon of the hold whlch thls Rrade of agrlcultural e.lucatlon Is tnkl.iR. Tho school ImH for some tlmo had a fnrm of nbout H.HJ acrcs. whlch Is cnr rled on qulte larRely wlth student la bor. ln conslderutlun of the low rnte of tultlon wlth iKJard, puplls nro expected to work nbout 13 hours n weck and many of tho boys hnve put In thls tlme on the fnrm. As now oporated It Is sald to ylold a Rood prollt. Much of the produco llnds u markot In the school, the No.th lleld Semlnary, the institutlon for glrls, nnd the Blblo Tralnlng School. whlch to gelhor hnve nn aRRregate of about t"0 students. There Is n dalry of alKiut 3f) cows, and frult orchnr.ls of conslderable proportlons, toRcther wlth n cannery for puttl.iR up veRotables, especlally tomatoes, peas and corn. There has, however, been no theoretl cnl Institutlon in ngrlculture or hortlcul ture. Harry Hayward, n gradunte of the school, nnd for several months past ns slstnnt chlef of the dalry dlvlslon of thls department, hns boen cnlled to the school as dlrector of tho aRrlcultural department, nnd entered upon hls dutles Aug. 1. The department wlll be organlzed lnto dlvis lons for hortlculture. dalrylng. and lleld work: nnd courses wlll be offered ln dlf ferent brnnches of ngrlculture, whlch It Is understnod wlll be malnly electlvo. ln other words, only such of the 423 boys In the school ns nre especlally IntcreMed In ngrlculture wlll be requlred to take the courses, although others may be requlred to work on the fnrm as heretofore. It ls planned to carry the farm on wlth tudent labor to even a Rreatcr oxtent than In the past. wlth prnctlcal foremcn at the hend of tho severnl departments. As tho school runs practlcally the yenr round, theie belnR threo terms of 16 weeks encli, thls plnn wlll be feaslble. An effort wlll be mado to mako tho Instruction ns prnrtlenl ns experlence nnd condltlons surroundinR the school wlll permlt. A conslderable number of tho courses wlll be planned wlth speclal ref erence to thelr necds. Leader of BurQlars Sentenced to Not More Than Elnht Years In Prlson. John Cramrr, charRed wlth belng the leader of n gnng of nlleged burRlars. responslble for mnny breaks, pleaded RUllty to havhiR burgler's tools ln hls jiossesslon, In the superlor court In Green lleld Frlday, and wns sentenced to not less than soven nor more thnn eight yoars In stnte prlson. In the cnses of Joseph K. Breen nnd John White, charged wlth belng mem bers of tho Rang, tho Jury dlsagreed nnd tho men wero remnnded for nnother trlnl next March. After Cramcr hnd pleaded RUllty nnd beforo sentenco wns pronouneed, Dlst. Atty, Mnlono Introduced evldence show Ing thnt Cramer had been sentenced to tho Connetlcut stato prlson on Dec. 7, 1900, under tho nnmo of Joseph Crawford for compllclty In n hlghwny robbery. AmonR tho crlmes chnrBOd to Cramer's gang, nnd to whlch the dlstrlct attorney J HOW "VOZJES XIr33I&,? Por Itlllous nnd Ncrvous Dlsordcrs, such o Wlnd nnd Pnln In the Slnmnch, Slck Htodnclic, (liddlness, Pulncsa nnd Swclllntx nftcr meals, Dlilness and DrowslnesS, Cold Ch'IH, l lnslilnK? ol Ifeat, l.oss of Anpctlle, Shortnc.n of llrcnth, Costl cness, !Jlotclie3 ou the Skln, Olstutbed Sltep. Prli;htlul l)renms, nnd nll Nervcnn nnd Trembllng Scnsatlon. &c. Tho Flrst Oono vrlll pivo Rallat In Tvtcnty Mlnutau. ThU Is no llctlon. Every sullercr Is enrnestlv Imltcd to try onc llon nf thcc Hlls.nnd they wlll bc acknciwledKcd to bc "WORril A aUIN!;A A HOX." aECCIIAM'S PILLS, token as dlrectrd, wlll ciiikMy rcstore Pemale.s to ccunplcte hcullli. 'lliey promptly removo any obstructlon or Irregufnrlty ot the systctn. Por o Wcak Siomach; Impaireii Oigcsfion; Disordeietl Liver they act lllce mai;lc n fcw doscs wlll work wondcrs npon the Vital Oreans i Strengthen Ing the muscular systcm; rcslonng the l.mi' lcmt CV plc-xlon; bringlng back tho kecn edge of nppetlte, nnd arousfng vrith the ttoscbud of llcallh tho wholo Phynlcal Encrny ot the human frnme. These nf "fu t" ndmittcd by thpusiincls, ln ail clH5cs of soocty. nnd one of the b-st cunrBnieet to th Nirvons and Debllitated Is that Dccchnm'm Plllm havo tho targerj Salc of any Palcnt Modiclno ln tho World. Kull dlrections wlih tach bvx. Prepared only by TllOMASIineCHAM, St. Helens, nng.,nnd 36S Canal St..New York. Sold Evorywhoro, in Doxos, lO conts and 25 ccnts f Al l Tho ICiiul You Ilavo Always Bought, anil -wliich lias bccu iu uso for ovcr 30 years, lias borno tho siKittnro of 0 - and has hccn mado under hi per- x Zt'T sonalsupcrvision tsince lts infancj. UtS7y. -CUcAci Allow no ono to dcccl vc you in thls. All Countcrfelts, Iinltations and " Just-as-Rood " nro but Uxperinients that triilo ivith and cndnnRcr thc hcalth of Infauts and Childrcn Expericnco against ISxpcrimcut. What is CASTORIA Castoria is a harmless substituto for Castor OU, Paro joric, Irops and Soothiiig Syrups. It is Pleasnnt. It confains ncither Opinin, Morphino nor other Narcotlc Kiihstancc. lts nge is its guarantec. It dcstroys "Wornis nnil nllays Fevcrishncss. It cures Diarrhuja nnd AVind Colic. It relicves Tecthiii"; Troitblcs, cures Constipiitioii and Flatulency. It assiinilates thc Food, rcfjulates tho Stoinnch and IJowels, givinj; healthy and natiural slccp. Tlto Children'.s ranacea Tlio Mother's Fricnd. CENUINE CASTORIA ALWAYS Bcars the The Kmd You Have Always Bought ln Use For Over 30 Years. THC CINTtUR COMPANY, TT MUSRAT STHCCT, NCWTOSK CrTY. referre.l when asklng for scrten. e wns n bronk at he South Hndley post otllce Sept 22 l.ist when the safe was blown nnd 900 In monev nnd stamps was taken. nnd the broaklng nnd enterlng and lar ceny from tho rallroad statlon nt Sharon. In the lntter cnse, James Iliirns. n cross Ing tender, omployed by the ro.id, was overpowered nnd mnde to wlttiess the work nf the burglars. Iturns was In court Frlday nnd posltlvoly identlfled Cramer as the leader of the gang. Dled at the Age of 103 Years. l'atrick Scanlon, the oldest man In Frnnklin county nnd ln nll probablllty. the oldest man In New Knglnnd. dled at Wendell. Pnturday at tho home of hls daughter, Mrs'llarlan Howe. He wns 103 yonrs old and four months more would havo a.ldod another blrthday ln Mnrch. Mr Pcnnlon had llved a retlred llfe for the past 13 years, belng nctlve untll hls !0th blrth.lay. Most of hls llfe he was a rosl dent of Groenfleld nnd n gnrdener. He was born In county I.imcrlok, Irelnnd. March 15, l'OO. He lenves four children. A KldnaDplng Case. Thc 13-yenr-o!d-son of Alfred ltnth burn, nn ongli.oer nt the Hlslng & Kelson slnte quarry In South Poultney, wns kld napped by Iluugnrlnns last Frlday. Tho boys states that ho was playlng In tho school grounds when two men in a toatn camo along nnd seized hlm nnd drove raplclly towards South Poultney. Whcn wlthln n mllo nnd a lmlf of tho J. D. Huckmaster slato quarry they went lnto a houso leavlng tho boy outsldo bllnd folded nnd tled. Tho boy managed to get one arm frco nnd cut the rope and untlcd tho bandage from his oyes. As he was gottlng out of the wagon the men ran nfter hlm but he eluded them In tho darkness. Tho boy's paronts wero much alarmed as ho was not found untll tho next morning In n coalshod of tho Itlsing & Nelson ounrry. 000 Acres of Tlmber Land Sold. Chnrles F.. Burns of Nowtonvllle, Mnss., has sold to Georgo II. Goodwln. n repre- sentntlve of the Coo Hrnss compnny of Torrlngton, Conn., 4000 acres of henvily timbered land sltuated on Bolton moun- I tnln two mlles from Bolton statlon. Mr. Burns ncqulred ownershlp of thls land i by buylng lt from several Indlviduals. Mr. I Goodwln wlll at onco put a forcc of men I nt work clenrlng the land. The soft wood will be sawed lnto lumber nnd tho hard wood wlll bo converted lnto charcoal and shlpped to Torrlngton. I-ate Saturday nlght burglars entered tho llquor storo In Vergennes and carfled nwny nbout $150 worth of llquors, Includ Ing nbout 40 gnllons of whlskey. cham- pagne, claret, two cases of Scotch whls key nnd other klnds of wet goods. I Dr. Wllllam Mlllet Huntington, S4, dled recently in Rochester whero ho hnd prac tlced modiclno 00 yenrs. Ho wns n contrnct physlclan ln tho clvll war, IIo rcpresented tho town of Itochester ln tho goneral nssembly ln 1SG3 nnd 1861 nnd w.is president of the White Hlver Mcdlcnl socloty, n member of tho Vermont stato and the natlonal medlcal socletles nnd of tho penslon board In 1890 to 1S95, I-con Chapman, 24, of Ira was brought to Itutland Thursday charged wlth corn mlttlng rnpo on Mrs. Allco Itlchardson, who worked for hls fnther, Joseph Chap man, Ho wns glvon a hearlng beforo Justlco Wnyno Bailey nnd wns held ln $2,000 ball for nppcnrnnco nt county court, Hls fnther becnmo bondsmnn. Chapman Is charged wlth havlng knock ed tho wo.nan sensele&s wlth a club, Tho mystery deepens In tho dlsnp pearanco of Henry B. Klngsloy ln Now York clty, rocorded last wcek. Interest wns aroused nt Itutland Sunday nnd Monday over tho report thnt Kingsley camo to thnt clty ln a parlor car Nov, 14, tho conductor nnd porter remomberlng Signature of that n, mnn who resembled Kingsley was on the traln nnd that he lcft at some sta tlon north of Hennlngton, nnd it was thelr Impresslon that E. A Hrodle of lUirllngton. nnother passcnRcr, nsslsted the man from the traln nt Ilutland. Mr. Hrndte says the tniinmen were mlstaken, that there was no passenger aboad who lo iked llko Kingsley, that he dld not as a man to nllght from the traln nnd thnt there were only three or four pas songers ln the sleeplng car on the morn ing in qucstlon. Fred Tt.ck of Ilutland was nrrested Frl day nlRht on Curtls avenue on complalnt of his daughter, Mabel. The ofllcers be llee It to be the worst caso of cruelty known In yenrs. The glrl says she has boen benten nnd knockcd nbout by her fnther for n long tlme nnd has not had sutllclont food or clothiiig for many months. She was compelled to sleep ln tho same bed wlth her fnther. The glrl w.is tnken In chnrgo by tho Itutland IIu mano soclety. who wlll provldo a home. Tuck wns Ilned $200. Ho aiinoaled and I wns bound over ln the sum of $100 to the "ounty court. Tuck Is well known Holland. halng been omployed In the post oilleo for severnl years untll two years ago. Ho wns convicted in county court recently of sevcre cruelty In beating n boy wlth the butt of a whlp. A stock company wlth $15,000 cnpitnl has been formed ln Barre for tho purpose of nttendlng to the cxhibltlng of llarro Kianlte at the St. Louls exposltion. "Wo often Iiear Congress nud tho President criticizcd i'or not sfoiining the Tnist ovil, wo wish an Anli-Trust law niiglit he passed, but honcstly Jielieve this eriticisui should not bc mado by a narty wear ing Trust llulibcrs. THE KIND that WEARS WELL Ask your rotailor for thom ; it holps along a rlghteous cause. See next week for oulllne of tho rubber trlal HAWLEY. November 27. For tomorrow We have more of the black Zibaline and soft Beaver Corset Coats at $14 and $15 which we have not yet b en able to get as fast as we wanted them. Big line Children's Coats at popular prices, and some novelties and confined styles in fine grades, Top Coats for Women and Misses. Many distinctive high - grade ! "smart" garmcnts among them of j novel effect. All lengths in medium J cost, warm staple styles. No trash. I There is variety enough this year so that every buyer ought to be suited. No uniform style has dominated the season. Individual taste the de mand for some shape and lengths becoming to the figure Style, irre spective of length or shape, has over thrown the former absolute require ments for a precise style different shapes and lengths have their favo rites, but in high -grade garments the full, loose or shaped backs have the lead in New York. Assortment at its best with us now. Women's New York Tailor-Made Suits. More new ones since we last told you about them, and alhve then said about the general line still holds good. In this department we have a prestige which we try to keep good, and each season an increased number of buyers come to us from a distance for high-grade, distinctive productions in Suits and Garments, and we usually have something to showthem which they think worth taking home. Today we have at $40, $47.50 and $55, three black Stratton Model Suits which are very elegant. At $15, 16.50, $17.50 and $20 we have many desirable suits. At $22.50, $25. $30, $32,50 and $35, a smaller but choice assortment, and a few at $5, $7.50, $10 and $12.50 which were higher cost. Women's Petticoats. We have part of the clearance of Weisel Bros. entire stock at much less than value; 75 cents for a black mercerized one, either ruffled or plaited; 95 cents for a regular $1-39 grade; $1.48 and $1.95 for regular $2.25 and 2.95 ones. Eclipse Flannels At 10 cents a yard which are the regular 15 cent goods, copies of French Flannel designs, nearly SO different styles, are the phonomenal Flannelette bargains of the season. Women s and Children's Underwear At right prices some broken assort ment lines much below value. Belts for Wemen. New assortment black silk ones just received, 50 cents to $1.50. Seasonable Bargains. We carried over from last season a few heavy, warm Coats and Raglans as com fortable and staple as men's ulsters which we will sell now much below actual value. Three genuine Montenacs at $15 each, were excellent value at $25. At $10 each, choice from odd garments which were $15 to $20. At $5 each, few heavy short coats which were $10 to $14.50. N. I. HAWLEY.