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BRATTLEBORO, FRIDAY, APRIL'15, 1904. NO. 16. ESTEY. i Real Bargains. Five splendid values. All in first class condition. $200 to $300. Pianos. 1 Estey, 3 Brambachs, 1 Ricca. Organs. Five Estey Organs, good as new, although not present catalogue styles. $50 to $85. No old ones in this lot. It is safe to purchase of 'us by letter if not convenient to call. Terms reasonable. ESTEY ORGAN COMPANY. Salcs Department. Five Big Points DUTCHESS TROUSERS are made with this warranty on evcry pair : 10 cents a Button; $1.00 a Rip. DUTCHESS TROUSERS are made of the best doths, carefully selectcd from the most reliable mills. DUTCHESS TROUSERS are made in a large, sanitary factory, by well paid and ex pert operativcs. DUTCHESS TROUSERS are made for durability; one pair will outwear two of any other make. DUTCHESS TROUSERS' sales are like the new wave motion constantly increnetHg in circuit. H. P.WELLMAN & CO Clothiers, Hatters, Furnishers, of the Foster and Besse System. -Syy''J ' ' ' ' lts ClS f 4 . FRED CRESSY, Real Estate Broker. Agont for the Prudential Life Insurance Co. I want to be your Auctioneer. Anything Sold Anywhere. Office 4 Ryther BullOing, BRATTLEBORO, VT, Revision of Check List. I lic llourdof HalllirHandClvil Authoilty will ni' et at the ollico of llaeon A; llooker, Satur " i Api iCHI, at 7:30 o'clock p. in.. tomaKe any r, er. ehanes In tho Check l,M to lie uscd " tlic annual VIIIhko Jleetlnif, to to l.eld ' aeiliiy. May 3, 1M. , .. . N' liames can Ik) put on tho llst after this 'ni i tinif. y, X). I'EHKV, Villauo Clerk. Hialtlelioro. Aprll II. 1W4. The New York Tribune Farmer and THE VERMONT PHGENIX a year eaoh, only SI .7V. go0 MORTGAGES g THAYER &. GALE, Mlnneapolls, Mlnn. 1 the entlre year. iLt-rsTRATi n Catai I sehool views, speciineus of pe'.inij : . Call at our office or ware j house and obtain a sample ! of our ;Seed Oats ; Also have limited amount of j fancy s,eed barley left. Have a large stock of feed of all kinds which we offer at reasonable prices in any quantity. Few cars of American Cotton Oil Co.'s Prime Meal for fertilizer. E. CROSBY & CO. First and Second Childhood. Insurnnce rocks the cradlo aml cnulles tho rocks; lt feods tho hungry aml Is a staff for age. lt watchcs the markct, lt guarantees lts Invcstment, aml forccs for tune to favor the famlly. 54th year, do lng buslncss ln 33 stntes. Nnti l.ifo 1ns. Co. of Vt. "(Mutunl.) Organlzed lSjfi. H. E. TAYLOR & S0N, General Anents, Brattleboro. 3USINESS COLLEGE UUGINLSS. EHCRT )Ai U. TELEGRAPHY. hrlp vou n ake o tccessful start In life. ,i, tiMchf- Miute placed in posi- in'lv - it-ilures. upen uimng '.r' nf students, iuteriot ' .i hrd promptly. 1 (II T, Albany, N, Y. o gicnt. rpo ItENT Teneinent at U llurris phue l.'itt !T rpo HKNT-A sl.v rooui teneinent. Imiulre of S. W. EUH ETT i; CO. 4'Jtt rpo HEXT L"ptalrs teneinent in West llrat X tleboro. FUEI) FOX. West Ilrattlclioro. rpo ItEXT-llooin, wlth or withnut bourd. JL MltS. W. 1). STOCKWEI.Ii, West Hniltle buro. llt rpo HEXT My cottnge house. No. a llullock JL St. llus all modern eini enlenies und islu pcriect lepalr. O. .1. I'ltA IT. M rpO HEXT.- Itoom. fiii'iiislicdorunfurtiislied. i JL iuiiinco neui. iprivuiuumiiiiiiui inaiiiunu llor muo. Imiuire at III (ireeti St. I3tf TO HEXT To famlly withnut ehlldicn, new houso. uvcry modern lmproeiiient. t'all I atter;) p. m. A. J. HOIti'OX. 48 Caii.il St. ltitl" rpO ltl'.XT l'astuie. Will keepfour cows. JL '('! lliimineiMoil Vlllaue. VI. Imillllo (it A. 11. CO.MHS, III Wcstcrn Mv.. llrattle- boru. lr-l7 riO ltEXT ln tho lllaife of Xewfano, 1 cottiiKO houso of seven rooms, nahlo at taehol; sott watcr in houe; oiio aero ot llno land; also lrmt. Address ItlA . (.. V . I.A UE.NCH, South Itoyalston. .Mas., Ilox M. 1H-19 rpo HFXT- To partlcs wlth no sniall chll 1 dien. an uiistalrs teneinent orilvo rooms iu modern house.Xo.aChcMmit St. Would bo lilad torent to a iniiii who desircscmpdymcut. ThlsisaKOod oiiportunlty tor an Industrious maii, as 1 can fuinbh wprk u consMcrablo por tlon ol tho time.aud tlieiu is p ol V""'1 around town. Apply to C, I'. (jILSO.V 1 l'leasant St. I"-17 Poster Printing. We have a special equipment for this class of work by far the largest and best in this part of New England, as suring attractive and effective display. We fill all orders promptly. E. L. HILDRETH & CO. Harmony Building, Brattleboro. TSaixntcfl. AXTF.Il- (llrl I iii' itencrnl hoii'owtirk. M US. T. l'A I(K, (Iratton. VI. IWw WrAXTED-Sltimtlnn I n HratllclMiro as ?T hnusekoepcr. A ddress "1'." lini'iilx Olllce. lrt.1 "Y17"AXTEI- A eolnpctcnt piil for gcnerul V housewtirk. MltS. W. K. 1I0WAHI). II Harrls lince. liMw WANTEI)-At onee. wood choppers to cut :Ml cords of wood and some loirs. J.C. TAFT. Townshend. liltf WAXTHIi.-Nl or l. bnriels IIAHDWOOI) ASIIES. llrst iiunlity oidy. V. 11. IMtl'.y COTT, II yo. Maln St., or MvllcuV store. WANTHO- lloy alxmt l. yearx old. who kiiinvj how to mllli. In fielp im a "innll farm. Addres.( V. 1'. SA W Yr.lt. Putney. Vt. iVNTUD- Soft wood lumljerot all kltids. Elthcr 8tandlmr tlmlier or dellveied at IIUI.DEN & MAItTlN. HrattlelKiro. 4(ltf Illlll. WANTEI) - (ilrl for ireneral hou,work. Call from 1 unlll 5 o'cIim k Hatnrday. MKS. F. A. TIIOMI'.XOX. 1 Wetorn Au. Hl-lt "7"ANTEl) I,adie and (leiitlemen We pay YV 515 tliousund. easli.eopjlmr at lionic; wnd stamp. l'l'lllTAN MF(I. CO.. 4 Klltiy Stiecl. Woive.lcr. las. Hl-r.l WAXTKI) ATOXCF.. A tlK.rouiflily com. petent woman for Kencral hoii-ework. Imiuire of MltS. (i. W. l'lKHCi;, Iletieat Fnrm, llialtlel)t(i. Vt. H'..w "T"ANTFI- Vonm.' men or oinen a loeal M iepix"-entaliie for McCliue'i m:uiii.lno. I.iOernl ('(inimiliin". eali nrle." Write .1. X. TIIAlXKIt. 111 E.SitliM.. New Vrk. X. V. lirAXTF.l) - llao jnii any klnd of leal H eftate or tuim.s amliei-e In tlio I'nltcd Stalet you ould llke to nll v llnoimli sald. Wrlle me. (iFO. .1. KlU.I.IiV. Attle boro, Mii'. Uilf "7"ANTi:i For keeplmf. for tlio umnier, a 11 Mile famlly linr-o for suriey u-e. Any one irolnt: away or ninjr au auiomolille can secnie tlie liest ol care and mnleiale uc lor a tfood lior?-e. Aildiv " II." I'lni'iilx Olllie. U'-l "WT'AXTF.D- AKenls to m'II Flexllile lllack Hoollinr l'alnt to dealer, laclorU" and mlll. A sniperior paint at a it'usonalile price. (iuaranteed for lUe year. I.llieral cnmml slon and o.'elii"l e leniloiy iflen tiij-ollahle Riilesnien. I'r.DUKAI, l'AIXT CO.. afxeland, Ohlo. IMw T7"ANTi:i)--Tu huy for our cllcut. farms throinth Vermont atnl New llainphhe. (Ihe tull iartli-ulatsi wlllexcli.unro clty proi crty. M i 1 1 1 1 1 ii i 1 1 nr water sicnery ieiivd. Diui't aner this nd. unk"-" )ou hae a if(xl lilaee and pru e rmlit. Addievt K h 1,1, KV, "The lleal i;tate Man." AttlclMiici. Mn. l;HH WANTED. Experienced Operators on Power Sewing Machines. MikIi priro pind lr piece wmk. I.luht iT'hmS. iUa(iiiiit tai-liir imil sie,i.l uurk. The Wll.l.Altlt Ml ii. I () . -I. Alhuii-. t. lVltl 3?ov S'.tlc. 17'oit SAI.F, l'nr. lj UK ltoll. Vt. 1'. WAI.KEIt. 1 Iiiiii. l.'itt ITOIt r-AI.K liriMiui hiue. " TOX. 4s Caii.il M. A. .1. IKIlt- inti IT'Olt SAI.I A few tiui No. 1 llay. .1. 1? IIKMtV 1'ltA'lT. llntltlclKiro. ITOIt SAI.F. Sureor's compa- in uimhI ' condition. C. II. CltOWF.hl,, HnittlcUiro. Vtj if.- tt 171(111 SAI.F. N'eil iiiiii cif erv IkM iuaht. iu an iuantitj . ll.V.N I Kl, SM1TH. II in dalc. X. II. M- 1?H)ltiAl.i; -Wlille I'luuoiilh Itock t'nt-.-U ' ' KTM-ttlinr. 1HTA II. XOIICItO.-.-. Ilmt tlchoro. Vt.. It.Xn..'.. 11 IU IOIt SA I.F Ciirriiuie. Miriey. Inirlic.- and rol". Call in the toieinoii. MltS. .1. K. I'AltKI'.lt, l:iOak!.ireet. lilf 1 TMllt SAI.K. A FIIOT-CI.AS.- 1'IANO- uwnt le old : eK.let to Micrillce. Ad. ilio- Ilox 11-4. ltnittleUuo. Vt. 710U SAI.K Ilo you want to huy a fHim. Miimner hoii-e. hulnc . tlmU'r 'and. elly luopertv . auywlieie ln tlic 1'nllcd Male- Knouiih und. Write me. (il'.o. .1. KlIl.I.HV. , AttlclMiro, Mas.-. liltf I 1?iOU SA I.F. Two tfood joiinif horses wcixh 1 inif lllVlto lamilis.; Niciiil (little: 1 clemo- 1 erat waifon, 1 huiriry, 1 truek or larin wairon. 1 dnvlinf harne. rite for partlcular. II. M ni:i:i). I'litney. vt i:tf IT'Olt SAI.F Ten ton. moie or l(-. of i-oikI 1. stock hay. on the iuemlc- of Ilr. Olwai'l S. Nlk"!. Ilalilav. Vt. Applv to V. II. XII, l'A llalilax. Vt FOWAltliS. XII. F.S. Vd llovl- HonSt., Iloston, Mas. 1 f-1 S For Sale Cheap. AITXF. llltOCKFlT A; Tl'TTI.F. TOI' WAIION in (roinl coiidltioil. Illqllile of O. J. 11 1 A'lT or at llrook- lloii-e talile. Iii For Sale. A(iltAXI) OI'FOIITI-NITV tor the man who wauts a uiie little bu-lnes of hm imii. On accouiit ol the tlme mv hanlware liininos tale, hae ilccided to ndl my wood worklmr JobvhophUHino". Sliop welleiuippeil w ith machlncrj . cleetne power ami plemy nt hii'lness jear round. Will liewild at a ieaon ableinlcc. DON A. WII.DKIt, III Flllot St. 7tl For Sale. ITiAHM OF NI .U'HISi at Wot I)immii;ivton l VlllaKe, iilcafiiutly loraKKl. Tlic larm is iu a state of luirh cultlMitlon: hhiiihI Krowth wood iuiiI IIiiiUt iiinl hil'hi' mailc; will keep four cow-. and tcnm: huildlm.'" iu hh condi tion: rimuiiiK w.iterat hoiiM.' and harii. Want to m'II on accouiit ol the death ol mv hu"liand, Wllliiim Coiub". Mi. V.UY.A A.COMIIS. Imiuiieot A. II. Coinlw. iii Wotern Am'iiuc, Ilrattleboro. 1.V17 WilliamsCarriage Factory FOR SALE. I.arire :t-story hulldlmr with I.. on Wiliiams St.. Ilrattleboro, wliere tlie latc F. II. Wllllnnn cariieil on an etenslc cairiairo liiiiniilai tur liitr liu-lii("v. inakliitf patchtcd low-down nai'. ons a siccialty. Will mII hiiililiin; M'parately or with tull ciiliincnl of iioucr and machln cry, Factory iscoiixeulcntly located lorcarry. Iiikoii any iiiaiiuliictiiiiu busincss and will lic sold low to settle the estnte. (il'.cUKii: II. THOMAS, Adm,r. Ilrattlchoio, April II. I'.KH. 4I1U For Sale. My Two Tenement House on Frost Place. l'hc rooius iu eiich tcueiiiciit. with uioderii conveniences. 1-i acic land w.illi ihc pliue, on whlch theio Is a litl-lt. hcn hoin-e capahlo of wlntciliiij 7" hiyliiK liens, :m pluni ticcs 17 npple, III iicariind a niiuilicr of otlicr varivlluii; imi-tof tlic-oiuolicaiiiiif. A nood lnxcstiiient. For imrticiilarn upply to CHAS. LANG, Frost Place, Brattleboro, Vt. IF VOU IIAVEi lleal Estate of any klnd to sell or exclniii(to, writo EIHJUTT - CO., Ht'iU lCstatu, Ilrattlchoio. CJTHAVKI) From my lnrm, four mm fowis O A sultnhlo reward will bo paid tor Inlorinu, tlon rcKiirdlnBsamc. J, 0, FHOST, Vernon, Vt. E D G E TT & Real Estate CO. for sale, lOncro farm. Houso and barn and ruunlng watcr. 000, f330 down. Scnd for list. HUATTI.KnOllO, 1'IUDAV, AI'IUIj 8, 1004. THE VERMONT PHQJNIX. rulill?lied evcry Frlday at Ilrattlclioro, Vt.,liy O. L. FRENCH. TUHMSi Jl.rn )icr scar ln advanee; If not pnld wlthln llie )ear ti. Ilale or advcrtlslnit fnrnished on appllea tlon. Illrth, deatliK and timrrlaiit'K puhll'hed fice; Oliltuary Xoticc. Canlsor Thanks, ctc. 75 cents per ineh of 12 llncs or Icss. (Entercd at tlic Ilrattlclioro l'ost OIIlcc ns pecond class mall iiintier.i ItiiHdn'H sonK today: "I Rot mlne." lloliaiin liaH lieen ilefSntcd for Con Ktecx In Alaliama hy bne Hankhead. Itolison, llke Dewpy, trlcd to drlnk from hls polltlcal riip afler thefoam whh boiic. W'lth all tlio crlmcH nml all the nccl donti" of the pnst few month In Vermont dlreetly traeealile to ruiii It 1k tlme to Kle the questlon of llcense or iio-IleiMme a rest and to k'Vote a little attcntloii to tho ndvocaey of tempernnce. The Dcnioei-atle Htat commlttec of j MiiKachuPtt clalnm thfU In the prlmn- rh'H SOO Olin y il'le;ate TOjt of 102fi have lie.Mi i-hoen to the stdtij mventlon. The ' llearxt foreeH made a hurj) ilisht In Wnr 1 cester eminty and eeuf a rnajorlty of ; the deleKilte!". J The Nev Yoik Stnte eimhllenn eon vention dliecteil lt cleleBaieB on Tueday to iio all honoralile meanj to hrlni; almut the nomlnatlon of ThcodOTe ItcKiseelt for ittMwlilt.nt Seiiriinr PlAtt and llpliew. jdov. Odell and ox-OoJ, Illaek were choxen the delepates at urKe from Jew Vor to tho natlonal convcntlon. Theio seenis to he a strftpKe alllnlly lw tween the Vermont man loaded wlth booze and rntlro.nl traclfs ltnrcly does ' n week r hy In whlrh a dobauehed miec i Imen of nianhod Is not run down and kllled or manBled hy trolley or t"am ' oarH. There hae heen Only three sueh iifi ldents . thl week lnithe old duy thise tr.iiredli-s would hntf lHen labele.l In eertain uuartiis an "milta nf prn lilluiiim ' The dccloion "f the Unlted StatPR su pri'inc eourt in the anthltolte coal eae oulem the railrnad eomtMMfh tii priKluee cert.iln eontniets iM-arlroc ujion their hu- lnes wlth tl il nilneii. The proceed- U:k were instltuted hy W. lt. Ilearat of the New Voik Jnurnal and other iwiier. h el.ilmcd that the roadAvure a comhi nation enntniiy to law, anduliai they were I ustiid their eontriw t us ilevlre to cnn- leeil tlu ir real operatlnnn. i . There Ik one strlkluR illfferonce 1k tween the JaimneseandptlKfdan annlen whlch mny couut fnrriii5t e Ihan tiiimoiical strciiKth. The Jaiinee, from tho .Mlkado to the jMMireHt (K-aaant, are a unlted peo le. lielieviiiK that the tsniic at Mtake l.s the piexerxatlon of ttieit natlonal exist eru . Ht:s.a ha diHeor.latit elementi .Men llke the four I'olanders who had w-tuki'd for Heverul year in West Rutland, and who were nled und ImprewMjd Into the mllitary nerviee whlle on n hort vialt to their natlve country, will hardly make roikI KoMlern. Thre WiiBliiiiRton eounty papera ltaiie Telesrntm. Northfield Newn and Waterbury Iteeord came out with bruail KldeK ulmoKt Htmiiltanefiusly thift week for the iiomluatinn of Uleut.-tlov. Zed S. Stanton of Koxbury for the novei norohlp. lb'll and Stanton at now falrly ln the llehl iih eandidnten. lloth are honoralile men with creditahle recorda and ln abll ity .tnd fltness will tnenioire up to inore than the averaue calibte of our covern or the paHt 20 ycam. X'elther, however. will aroime Ereai nthus:asin ln the iaily at larue. aml nelther will he ln the nin nliiK If .M.ntln or !)l!K'r can he Imluccd to enter the llstf. Orover Cleveland nnd Willlam J. Ilryan leiirejiented the two extrenies as leadern of Demoeracy, hut hoth were men of con victions who never Htultllietl themselven. The vlewn of Judce l'arker of New Voik. who seeni.s llkely to l the jiarty's nom Inee this year. are ahsolutely iinknown, nnd he keejis them closely elled tinder the excuse of jiidlcial dlBnily. Just what the seleetlou of a man who stnnds for nothitii; would menn ,l well polnted out by the Wnll Stroet Jonrnal. Tho noinl nallon of n man for l'reshlent of the I'nltcd States slmply lM-eause, iinvliiK heen reniovcd from the areiiu of puhllc (liscussion for many yoarn. no one knows what he thlnks ahout the meat Issues hetoie the people, aml hecause he ls will ing to stand npon nny klnd of a platform that hls party may see llt to mako for hlm, is not tho kind of materlal out of whlch the people of this eountry should make their l'losldents. The nomluatloii nf JuiIko lfuker nlmply heenuso he lias no polltioal record will be a cownrdly acf. It would be hldliiK behlnd a blank record." l . Oil In Alaska. The reeent accouiit of the lat'Ke shlp- inent of men, mnchlncry imd supplies tn tho Alaska oil flelds aroused consldernble interest ln this new prosipeetlvo Imlustry. I.ike all other slmilar ventnrcs, however, tho oil Industiy in Alaska Is at prcsont laiRely speculatlvc. The same ls also very truo In reward to most of the medl elnes offercd to curo stomnch, llvcr nnd kldney llls. They sprlnt; up from tlme to tlme, make wonderful clnlms, hut be cause of lack of merlt nre soon forKOtten Not so, however. wlth the famous Hos- tetter's Stomnch Hltters, lt has heen bo- foro the puhllc contlmiously for 50 years, nnd If It wns not n safe and rollnhlo med- lclno could not havo stood tho severe tcst of half u century. Kor sprlnB fover, bch eral dehlllty, IndlKestlon, dyspepsla, con- stipation, billousness, la erippo or malaila It Is unequalled. aive lt a trlal. There nte many forms of nervous do blllty ln men that yleld to tho uso of Car ter's Iron rills. Thoso who nre troublcd with nervous wcakness, nlght swcats, etc, shuuld try them. Deranuement of tho llver, wlth con stlpatlon, Injures the oomplexlon. lnduce plmples, sallow skln. Ilemove the cause by uslug cartor a Little Llver PUls. One a dose. Try them. 1 lot alr Is now beliiK pumped Into the lleal st hootn In Vermont. CJmrles A. I'Ttziiatt lck of White Itlver Junctlon, iuesident of the Vermont Democrntle cliih In 1SM and 1000, Is pumpoi' In ehlef, nnd will nialntaln ciitnpalgn headaunrtcrs Iu llmilnntnii. Ile Ilnds a strnnt; Henrst sentlmetit not only In Hurllnnton "but throiiKhout the state, espcclally ntnonK the InborlhK men nnd the followers of W. J. Hryan." ls this drnwinK a dls tlnctlon hetwcen Inhorlm; men nnd fol lowers of W. J. Ilryan? Hallles will he held ln Ilurllnston, fit. Albans. Hutland, Montpelier, Harre nnd White Hlver Junc tlon, and It Is expected that Senator Jones of Arknnsns, State Senator Orady of New York, nnd the emotlonnl UeorRe Fred Wll llams of Massnchusetls, with tenrs on tnp, will be nmoiiR tho spellblnders. Senntnr DllllnKham exactly cave the voice of the people of Vermont when he reeently stntcd that reciproeity In ome ciikch wiis n ery itood jirlnelple, hut Ver mont ns well as tlie whole of New Enu Innd nte stnmRly otiposed to recljiroclty wlth Canada. Why Kinnt to the Cnnndlaii piodurers a prlvllcKe that will affoet and Injure the trado nf our own state. fVer- Kennes Vermonter. The iiuestlnn, however, presents soine very plausibly arKuments on ImiHi sldes. One of the laiRest luniber ilenlers In New KnKlalid aald reeently that from the stitndliolut of hls own personnl Interents It was desirablo to have a duty on lumber hroiiKht from Cannda Into this countr'. ns he was the holder of larKe tracts of tlmber In New KiiKlnnd, but thnt he le- lleves that puttlnt; Cnnnillnn lumber and pulp on the fiee llst would be the bst uc tlon for New KnRland at larKi', as It woul.l postpone for years the ("xlinustion of our liome sllpplles of spnice and Jilne. now npprochlni; rapldly. Rum Dld It, That's All. The nmilytlcnl monillsts have heen put tlnt; In their llne tnuclies on the Kssex eounty murder ense. There Is the tisual arKUment almut rural decadence, deKcti- erancy of the old KtiRllsli stoek, and the theoir of Isolatlon nnd erlme on one hand. nnd refutatlon on the other to the effect thnt quletiide and the benutiful natural j siirronndlnRS of Vermont are more uplift- j int than rnngreitnte life to ali cxeept twisted ehaiaclers. This ls all well : cnouKh for nrKum.-ntiitlnn, but the f.ict is thnt IXsex cnui)t, tlie most Isolated see- t tlon of the slate. wheie the crline was , coinmlttcd. has had only one murd'T tiial ln 100 yeara. About four years aso n ; man was shot In a drunken mv at I.em- inRton in tlie eounty and the Hssallnnt was indlcted for murdi'r, but on a plea of lnniiHlaUHhter was sentcnced to state pris- on for a term of years. This reeent shoot- IriK in Illoomtleld was the culmlnatlon of a drunken hrawi. and tho explanatlon, as In the affnlr at IniliiKlon. Is slmply this: Itum dld It. Orleans cou!it has a malodorous sot- ter cuse. As a result of the evldence of two men who enme from Iloston ll.'W. DarlliiR wns fined JfinO for r-ellinR Ihiuor without a llcense. The spotters were paid S5n from the state funds. and the NewMirt Expiess & Stamford Intl- mates brKidly that they were palil enoiich from other sourcos to make the iunount $i!0rt. The sMitters worked 11 wecks in Newport, Derby, Noith Troy and other towns. nnd tfie Express Stamford Is authnrlty for the Ktatement that they used false repiesenUitlons to lirocure Iliiior, that they used liquors to exccas and were Bullty of other "Im-proprletles.'- lt ls about tlme to cut out the 'iHitter buslness In all iinrts of Ver mont. If a state's attorney suspects il legal liquor selllnK there nre ways enouKh to detect it If he will use hls wits. He nilcbt be exeused under some condltlons for hlriiiK lecltimati' ilotcctlve work donc. but thcie Is no ecuse for sendinK out men to induce others to violale the law hi that the lol.iters may be prose- eutcd. Whatever the leRal status of (he Sxitter Is, hls operatlons are mlchty re puRnant to most men. Roosevelt's "Mlstakes." I.eslle's Wcekly has eompiled n llst of tho mistnkes of Itoosevolt nnd adds, by wny of coniment, thnt "tho Ameitejin jnsiple love Itonsevclt for some of the 'mlstakes' he hos made." llere ls the wholo cntoRory: He ende.1 the coal stiike Iu l!fi2, ayd thereby opened tho mlnes, riivo woik to tens of thousands of porsons who had heen Idle for months nnd reduced tho piice of coal to S0.0iifl.000 Ameiicuns. He cnrrled out the country's pledRo wlth Cuba. Ilrst withdrnwInR the troops from the Island nfter pacitlcntlon hnd he conie complete, nnd then by InduchiR nn npalhctie eoiiRress to Riant to the Island the reolprooity which hnd heen promlsed. Ile led eoiiRress to pass the natlonal Ir rlRution act. ' whlch will bonellt every state and tenitory west of the loiiRltude of Mlssouil's western boundnry, which will open to settlement a new empiro in tlie nrld reRlon. comprlsliiB ovor n thlrd of tho contiKunus part nf tho t'nlted .States. He enfotceil the Sherman nntl-trust act of lS'jn so that the penplo cnn repeal It If they dlsllke It, can streiiBthen und ex tend It if they want to rctnln It nnd If it needs stienRtlienliiR nnd extendliiR and iu so dnliiR rIvo vltallty to a statute whicli had heen foi'Rotten. and he also earriid out n Hepuldlean jiledBe rcpeatcd ln many of the natlonal platforms. He ealled a halt on EiiRland, '(.ermany and Italy In their lirojected uttnck on Vtnezuela. cnmiH'lled the disputnnts to submit to arbltratlon and thus Riive Intor natlonal nnd llnal sauctlnn to tho Mon roe doctrlne. He neRotlatcd a conimerclal treaty with Chlna, overcame Itusslan menaces nt I'ekliiB, Indiiecd the Emperor of Uhina to ratlfy the treaty, and thus opened the Manchurian ports of Mukden and AntuiiR to tho trado of the I'ulted States. He Induced ICiiRland to nRiee to tho abroRatlon of the Clayton-Hulwer treaty nf 1S50, whicli tled the I'nltcd States' hands 1 ii canal huildlni; across tho Isth mus; neRotlatcd a oanal treaty with Col lumbia, whlch that country hllndly ro Jectedi then he turned to tho newiy-cro-ated Hcpubllc of I'anama, whlch secedcd from Columhla on accouiit of tho lattcr's folly In refusliiB to accopt tho canal treaty, galned n treaty wlth Panama under whlch tho canal ls to bo hullt nnd and a world-drcam of four centurles' du ratlon ls to bo transmuted Into fact. For hls work iu Rettlng nn Isthmlan canal under American control ho brouBht the bulk of the Houthem demoeracy over to hls side, nnd for the tlmo hlottcd out party llnes throughout tho Unltcd States moio thoroughly than they had been blot tod outbeforo or slnco Monroo'a "era of good feellng." The Yellow Perll. Mnuilce l.ow In tho A. Aprll-June Korum. The yellow perll Is a bnglo whlch has tcrrorlzed tlmld statesmcn for the last halt-century, and which hns heen the fJock property of Hussla ever slnco sh beKan hcr pollcy of oKKrandlsement nnd iiKKrcsslon In the Far East. Asla", Euroiie. and Amcrica llvcd In dally drcad of tho yellow perll In mortnl tcrror thnt tho yellow man of the Knr East was to be to the nlnetecnth. nnd twentlcth centtirles what the Goths and lluns were to the flfth, nnd submerKo Europe, nnd that nnnther Attlla would nrlse and, for the wroiiKM tnlllctcd npon hls people, scourBo Chrlstendom with sword and flame. When Jnpan made war on Chtna, for n moment tho world stood nfihast, fcnrlne that the IloodBates of the yellow dam were nt last o bo opened nnd thnt the yellow raee was to show lts power when aroused. Chlnn, with her mllllons, wns to subJiiBate Japan;nn those mllllons Jap nn could make no more Impresslon than n wave Iu Impotcnt fury lashlnB n sca Blrt rock. The war was fouKht, nnd tho yellow perll was found to he of no more substnntlnl rcnllty than the basclcs fah rlc of u dtenm. Chlnn, Instcnd of heiiiB liowerful, was powcrless; Japan, Instend nf iiosIiir ns the ehnmplon of tho yellow rnce aRalnst the white, dlsplaycd tho mod eratlon of wisdom nnd tho cornmercial ncumen of the most modern nnd hlshly chillzed of all white people. When Chlnn lny In her Brnsp, nnd when the I.lno Tiiiib Fenlnsul.ir. with lts stroiiBbold. I'oit Arthur, rlhtly belonBed to her hy the fruits nf victory, Jnpan only de mnnded absolute equnllty nnd freedom of trnde for the whnle world not nny special prlvlloRes for herself, sueh prlvllcKes as Kusia nnd fiermnny have slnce nsserted. hut the rlKht for nll natlons to compete on level terms. It is as absunl to tnlk nf the solidarlty of Japanesc, Chlticse. nnd all the Aslatlc laces as It ls to ImaKlne n soeial amalBa matlon of whltes und browns and blacks. Chlna mny bo brouKlit to modern con dltlons under the polltlcal tutelaBe of Japan, and, If so, Japan will have earned tho thanks of nll the world and will have lmmeasumhly advanced the cause of clv lllzatlon; but beyond that Japan cnnnot po. Uussla wlth her short-slBhted pol lcy, the same pollcy that she pursue.s ln her domestlc nff.ilrs, does not nppear to eomprehend that the yellow perll ls a menuee to the world only so lonK ns there me mllllons of humau beinBS sunk in the very lowest lepths of barbarlsm. to whom life iinans nothliiB. nnd who nre slmply a chemlcal miiss, -capable of be iuR flred or fused whenever the riKht ele ment is broueht into conjunctinn. A Hoxer uprlslnB Is always posslbh.' In Chlnn. Itebclllnn nnd revolutlon nre danBcrs never to be oveilookcd. The rem cly for this Is civilizntion. If the Chlnese throtixh Japanese or other lnlluences can be lifted In the scale. lnstead of threat enlnB ilvllizatlon they may beeomc n fac tor In the Beneral advancement of the world. Uussla's perll Is the diseontent and the lnnnrnnVe of her people. If her people were eiiliBhtened. If-they were bet ter eduiated. If they wcr-as IntelllRent, In short. as the masses of the people of the I'nltcd States. thg Kussian Bovernment tod.iv would no more fenr rebellion and revolution at hoine than the Vnited States hnI eause to fear lt when slx years ago she went to war wlth Spaln. TENNYSON'S PARTING POEM. Teniiyson's famous poem. "CrosslnR the Hnr." was wrltten, says the present Iird Tennyson. ln the poet's Slst year, "on a ifoy ln October when we camo from Aldwnrth to FnrrinRford. Ilefore reach Iiib Farrliigfoid he hnd "CrosslnR the Itar" ln hls mlnd, and after dlnner he showed me the ioem wrltten out. 'That is the crown of your llfe's work' I sald. "It came ln a moment," he told me, and he explalned the I'llot ns tho Dlvlne and 1'nseen who Is always guldinR us." A lay or two befoie he dled the ixiet. call- InR hls son to hls bedslde, sald: "Mlnd you put 'Crosslng the llar" at the end of all edltlons of my pocms." Crosslno the Bar. - Kimset nnd evenliiK stav And one elenr call for me! And may there be no moanlng of the bar When I put out to sca. Itut such a tlde as movlng seems aslcep; Too full for sound and foam, When that whlch drow from out the boundless deep Turns ncain homo. TwillRht nnd evening bcll, And nfter thnt the dark! And may thero lie no sadness of fare well When I ombark. For thouRh fro,m out our hourne of Tlmo nnd I'lnee The tlmnl may l.ear mo far, ( 1 hope to seo my Pilot faco to face When l hnve erosed the bar. The expresslon "a champaRne nppe tlto wlth a beer income" inust gi. The Itutland Herald has dlseovcrcd a new sclntlllntiiiK eplRiam, which crj'stallzed as iu fell from the llps of a lowly Metho dlst preacher of the Troy conference: "How shnll n man support u sealskln wife on a muskrat Income?" An Improvement. "You snw papa?" "Yes." "How dld you llke hlm?" "Ile struck me fnvorably." "That's hetter." "How hetter?" "I belleve he klcked the last young man." Cleveland Plaln Dealer. THERE ISNOSUBSflTUTE FOR P0WDER Absolutely Pure BTiSA M ATTER OFHEALTH BRATTLEBORO LOCAL Mr. Hoyt H. Wheeler. The death of Mrs. Mlnnlo Mnclay Wheel er, wlfe of JudBo Hoyt II. Wheclor, toolc placo Frlday ovcnlns nt S.30 nt her West crn Avenuc home, from Inlluenzn, nfter a brlef lllness from only tho Sundny beforc. Mrs. Wheeler hnd heen In slender henlth nnd closely conflned to hcr homc slnco she suftercd n very scvcrc lllness nlno years aso, and somewhat so beforo that tlme. She was ono of several chlldren of John nnd Jcan Maclay, and was horn In Hamllton, N. V. She wns of Scotch nnd EnRllsh (lescent. Her fnther was tho cld est son of tho nlnth pencratlon nf that namo born ln the same house In Dumbnr ton, Scotland. Her mother wns Jean Mc- Mcnl, or a famlly descended from tho Scottlsh Gniemes. Her mnrrlaBo to Hoyt II. Wheeler, then a prnctlcltiB lawyer ln Jamaica In this eounty, took place In I-ockport, N. Y., Oct. 21, 1801, and they went at once to Jamaica whero they llvcd untll their rcmovnl to Hrattleboio In 1S84. They had no chlldren, hut Mrs. Wheeler's nephew, John L. Knowiton, now of Low ell. Mass., llvcd wlth them from childhood untll hls marrlaRe. llesldes her husband Mrs. Wheeler Is survlved by her sistor, Mlss Jeannette H. Maclay, who has llvcd with her for the past nlne yoars. n hroth cr, Jnmes N. Maclay. of Pennsylvnnla, and slx ncphews and nelces: Frcd n. Knowiton of Wellsvllle, N. Y., John L. Knowiton of lowell, Jfass., John C. and Clara A. Mael.iy of Huffalo, N. Y.. Mrs. OeorKe W. Shelley of Alhlon, N. Y nnd Chnrles J. Dnlley of Jackson, Mlch. Mrs. Wliecler's contieetlon was with the Con BreBatlonal churcli nnd so far as her strenBth iiermltted slie was an Intercsted partlelpnnt In the servlces and actlvitles nf that churcli both In Jamaica nnd ln Ilrattleboro. She found the Kteatest hap plness of her life In her own home, ln at tentlon to the affalrs of her own household nnd In mlnlstcrlnB to the well bclns of lts inmates. Her henlth dld not permlt her to make wlde acqualntanco outslde, hut I all who came near her knew her ns a , woman of amlable and slncere iiunlities, who won and retalned their love and re spect. The funernl wns held from the house Mnnday afternoon. Hev. H. II. Mlles nlllclatinB. The hurial was In MornlnB slde cemetery. CHURCH AND FRATERNITY. I'nltnrlan churcli. Rev. E. Q. S. Os Rood, pastor. Servlce every Sundny nt 10.30; Sundny sehool at 11.45. Theme for next Sundny, "The Advanee In Llbernl ItellRlous Thought." All are welcome. First Hnptlst churcli. 'jeorge Ii. Lawson, mlnlster. Mornlng worshii), 10.30. Per mon by Hev. L. O. F. Cote. mlssionary to the French in Vermont. Illble sehool. 12 m. EvenlnR servlce. 7. Sermon hy the pastor. Chrlstlan Sclenee servlces in Markot block Sunday nt 10.13 u. m. Suhject, "I'robatlon nfter Death." Text, Isaiah, 25:19. Tcstlmoninl mcetliiR, Wednesdny at 7.30 p. m. KendinR rwm open Tuc day, Thursday nnd Saturday from 2 to 5 p. m. Tho puhllc always welcome. At the Adventlst Chrlstlan ehiirch, Sun day sehool, noon; prnycr meeting, 1p.m.; prenchinR by the pastor, Elder I. M. Ulanchard. 2 30: Ixiyal Workers' prnycr meetliiB, fl: Thursday evening prayer meeting, 7.30. All are very cordlnlly in vlted to nll the servlces. Methodist Episcopal churcli. Rev. F. W. Lewis, pastor. resldence 52 HIrIi strcet. ItcBtilar preachlng servlces next Sunday, Aprll 17th, nt 10.30 n. m. nnd 7 p. m., con ductcd by the pastor: Sunday sehool for Hlble study at 11.4."); Epworth Lengue pniyer meeting at C o'clock. Class meet Inps Tuesday evening and reRular church prayer meeting Frlday evening. Junior Kpwnrtli lxague Wednesdny afternoon. A cordlal welcome to all. Advertlsed Letters. Men. Davld Eddy. N. L. Matheson, 1-nnk A. Young. Women. Mlss Mnry T. Brownell, Mlss Catherlno Currnn, Mlss K. Gowen, Mrs. Chnrles W. Wells. Firms. New England Mfg. Co. Increased Pay for Rural Carrlers. Burlington News. Thanks, partly, to Congrcssman Foster, ruml free dellvcry carrlers nfter July 1 next will recelve a salary of $720 a year. After that dato they shall not sollclt busl ness or recelvo orders of any kind for any person, firm or corporation and shall not durlng their hours of employment cnrry nny merchandlse or hlre. Carrlers may carr merchandlse or hlre for and upon tho roquest of patrons residing upon their respcctlvo routes, whenever the same shall not Interfere with the proper dischargo of their otllci.il dutles and under such regu latlons as tho postmastcr general may prcscrlhe. The Shame of the Citles. Lincoln Stcffen's artlcles in McCluio's Magazinc on American munlclpal corrup tlon havo been broughl together In a hook whlch ls publlshed by McClure, Phll llps & Co. lts tltle ls "The Shame of the Citles" relatlng to Twecd days ln St. Louls;" "The shamo of Mlnneapolls;" "Tho shamclessness of St. Louls;" "Pitts burg, n clty .ishamed:" "Phlladclphla, corrupt and contented;" "Chlcngo, half free and flghting on;" "New York, good Bovernment to the test." The South in 1SS0 had but 20,500 mlles of rnllway. Now It has 65,000 mlles, whlch rcpresents an increase ln capltal of Jl,500,000,000. r .