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THE VERMONT PHCENIX, BRATTLEBORO, ERIDAY, JULY 8, 1904.
3 Fairy Queen. The Favorite $3.00 Shoe for Women and in lace, with stock and patent tips, with Goodyear welt and flexible soles. In short, it is a shoe planned and made to meet every requirement of discriminating buyers., and It Is Sold at the Uniform Price of $3,00. DUNHAM BROTHERS. WILMINGTON. 2000 People at the Celebratlon the Fourth Interestlng" Exerclses and a Llst of Athletlc Events. Tho celebratlon of the Fourtli, whlch had bcen generally advertlseil, provcd very pleasant and successful ln every re spect. Tho weather was nll that eould be deslred. Probably 2000 peoplo were present. The parade, headed by tho Readsboro Cornet band, was formcd on the school park and nppcared on tho street at about 10 a. m. Most of the bus iness Ilrms had floats or decorated ' car riages. The flro department was also represcntcd. Memorlal hnll was well flll ed and the exerclses opened at about 11.13 with prayer by Rev. Mr. Black ford, followed by slnglng by the nudlence of "Tho Star Spangled Banncr," Mlss Leono Russell, planist, H. L. Uray, lcader. Then followed Introductory remarks by C. M. Russell, presldent of the day; Amerlca by tho klndcrgarten class, under dlrectlon of Mlss Elva I.yman. Col. aress. tsnori spcecncs wero mauo uy flnnrfn T llnnfl nP Konroliliri. Hormnn (: VllllU3i 1 ItC UAVIVtntn k.)UU ...... wns nrnnotlnppd hv Mr. Stott. Tho games took placo on est Maln sireei. ine luu-yaru uasn wns won uy L. E. Willls of Shelburne Falls, Mass.. J4; 50 yard dash for boys under 12, 1st Waters Glllett Jl; sack race, niand Rob inson $3; potnto race, Bland Roblnson J3; tug of war, WIlmLnton team under C. D. Wheeler agalnst Mountnln Mllls under James McDonald, award to Wilmington, $15. The fcstlvitles of the nfternoon con cluded with a ball gamo, Wilmington vs. Readsboro, ln whlch tho visitors won S to 3. In tho basket ball gamo ln front of tho old school house between tho Y. M. C. A. and tho Locals the Y. M. C. A. team won. In the evcnlng tho ball occurred at Memorlal hall, ovcr 100 couples belng present to enjoy tho flno muslc by War ner's orchestra. Tho flrcworks dlsplayed on tho opposlto sldo of tho rlver below tho electrlc llght statlon wero very flno and enjoyed by a largo number of pcrsons. Taken together tho day passed oft very pleasantly, Indeed, wlthout any dlsturb ing Incldent. Paul Euttcrfleld of Yale is spendlng his vacatlon at home. Mr and Mrs. D. M. Blssell of New York have been in town thls week. Mrs. F, E. Barnard and son havo vislt ed ln town for a week or moro past. Warren R. Boyd has bcen very poorly of late and is not ablo to leave his room. Mlss Maudo Stono and Mrs. Ashly Stone have been in town for a week or more. Ilcnry Castlo and Miss Edlth Bell of Boston havo vislted in town tho past week. Miss Faith Wilder Kldder, who recently graduated from the New England Con servatory of Muslc at Boston, retumed home on Tuesdny and wlll remain durlng the summer, Tho number of guests nt tho Forest and Stream club is unusually largo thls season, every room belng engaged. The management intcnds to erect a new houso for tho accommodatlon of Mr. Chase, tho farmer, thls fall. Jack Emerson, who was convlcted of furnlshlng llquor, was flned $300 and costs by Justice Chnndler. Not belng ablo to pay his fine ho was taken to Rutlnnd to servo tlmo ln tho houso of corrcction, about three years. An Italian, who was convlcted of brlnglng llquor into tho state with intent to sell was flned $100, and not belng nble to pay the flno was also taken to Rutland. The' frlends and acnualntances of John II, Flagg, who, for several years has bten conflned to his bcd at his homo in New York, .wlll be pleased to know that his condltion ls somowhat improved ln Always Reliable More Borax Is used ln the manufacture of Welccme Soap In Ono ( Year than in all tho For a woman's shoe of moderate price that is always up to the standard in material and make always correct and pleasing in style---always at its best in every respect the Fairy Queen has no rival. In fact, the name Fairy Queen long since came to mean style and merit of the highest order. The Fairy Queen is made in every kind of the best leathers, in button tho last fow months with encouraglng symptoms promlslng ultlmato rocovcry. Mr. Flagg ls a natlvo of Wilmington, where his fnther, Judgo Stcphen P. Flagg, was for many years a promlnent prac tlclng nttorney, and where John H. Flagg began his studles for admlssion to the bar. Mr. Flagg was formerly clerk to tho stato leglslaturo and exccutlvo clerk of the United Statcs Scnate. Latcr ho practiced his profcsslon In New York clty, where ho becamo a successful cor poratlon attorney. Springfleld Republl can. STRATTON. ,T. Q. Shumway was In town last woek. Mlss Abble Lowe was In Wilmington last wcek. llorace Wood of Newfane, vislted nt Henry Ilulett's last wcek. Jullus Lac key has retumed to his homo in Vernon. Mr. and Mis. Jnhn Davldson, Mr. Qulnn, and Mr. Peaso were guests of Eugene Thoinas tho llrst of the wcek. Mr. and Mrs. Stnples havo gone to Rutland on nc eount of tho lllness of thelr daughtcr. Abble Lowo has gone to Townshend to work for Mlss II. A. Fletcher. A number of peoplo attended tho clrcus Wednesday ln Brattleboro. P. O. Eddy has rcturncd from Burlington. Dolmnr Stone ls reeov ering from a sovero lllness Georgc Bay brook Is cuttlng tho grnss on Ed Whcel er's farm, and A. H. B.iybrook Is at woik on Charles Grout's farm. School in dls trlet No. 3 closed last Frlday. Several of Walter Magoon's frlends recently gavo hlm a party on his 21st blrthday nnnl versary. Cake and lemonado wero serv ed. As a party was comlng from Grout's pond last Saturday two of tho wheels on the wngon broko and Mrs. Fanny Knapp was thrown agalnst a treo and lnjured. The othcrs in the party escaped without belng hurt. Sclmpl In distrlct No. 2 closed Frlday. Scholars who rcceived no marks wero Arllo Kddy and Albcrt Magoon. Her bcrt Mngoon was absent ono day. Arllo Kddy has not had any marks for four terms, and Albcrt Mngoon has lost only onc day ln the four terms. The teacher, Mrs. Eunlce Sprague, has dono good work here, and we hopo that sho wlll return. Russia Stlll a Naval Power. Springfleld Republlcan. Inasmuch ns Admiral Togo's ofllcial dls pateh concernlng tho last sortle of tho Russinn flect from Port Arthur expllcltly statcs that thero were slx Russlan battlo shlps, flvo crulsers and 14 destroyers found outsldo tho harbor, ready for soa and battlo, the fact must bo accepted with all lts slgnillcance. Tho truth, then, t nmounts to thls, that with tho Peresvlet sunk and another battlo shlp damagcd by tho Japancso torpedoes last week, Port Arthur now glves rcfuge to a stronger naval forco than any ono has credltcd to Russia slnco tho Petropavlosk went down. Evldently thero nro in tho harbor four battleshlps, at least four crulsers and 11 destroyers ready at any tlme to mako n dash into outsldo waters, nnd thls fact may easlly rcnder moro dlfllcult tho cap ture of tho stronghold by tho comblned land and sea forees of tho Japanese. IIow thoroughly tho Retvlsan and Czarovltch havo been repalred cannot bo known, yet evldently thcy nro now capable of mts chlef. Tho sortle also showed that tho cn tranco to tho harbor ls no longcr obstruct cd. As ono revlows tho flvo months of war, he perceives that tho Russlan naval power, or tho remnant of it, has too often been cntircly ellmlnated from tho sltua tlon. It ls beglnning to dawn upon us that the entlro destructlon of that power can not now bo safely assumed until theso Russlan shlps of war at Port Arthur and Vladlvostock nro all actually sunk or cap tured. Twenty-two persons wero kllled in a railroad wrcck on tho Wabash rallroad at Lltchfleld, III., Sunday mornlng. It ls thought that the switch had been tam pered with. Spiders spln dlfferent klnds of silk threads, accordlng to the purposo for whlch they aro needed. ICQME SOAb other soaps sold In New England NORTHFIELD, MASS. Two Yale Students at the Conference Drowned In the Connecticut Rlver. On Tuenday mornlng flvo young men who aro staylng at East Northfield went to the rlver for bathlng. Two who could not swim got beyond thelr depth nnd de splte the offorts of the others went to tho bottom. Ono who could swlm dovo repealedly for tho bodlcs nnd once suc ceeded ln grasplng the halr of one. but could not get a strong enough.hold to cnrry hlm to tho shorci Tho young men drowned nre Ralfo W. Armstrong of Hnges'ille, ohin, u gnuluato of Mount Hermon last year nnd a student at Yale. IIo wns einployed on tho campus durlng the conference. The nther Wlllinm H. Oioodwin of Hurnslde, Conn., also at Yale. Herole efTorts wero made-to resuscltnte the bodlos. four physiclans woiklng for nearly three hours, but they wero In the wnter over h.ilf an hnur bcfnre lecoven'd. Notlces nre itfisted at the rlver that there shall lio no bathlng except between tho hours of three and slx in tho nftumoon when a boat and guaids nro thero that It may be nbsolutely safo. Thero ls no doubt that theso young men knew thls and so no blamo can bo nttuched to any one. Mr. nnd Mrs. F. Robort Schell have reached Northlleld from New York for tho summer. Tho conference began on Frlday evcn Ing nnd larger numbers than ever before aro roported. Tho usual llne of work Is belng carrled out. Classos and sermnns In tho mornlng, games, rides, walks, etc., In tho nfternoon and a platform meetlng each cvenlng. Rev. Dr. A. C. Dlxon. pastnr of the Rug gles street Bnptlst church of Boston. has reeolved a call to take chargo of the Northfield extcnslon movement. Ho Is wantod as a sucoessor to Hov. Dr. G. Campbell Morgan, who came from Eng land to nssume the dutles, but rocentlv rcturncd to that country. Dr. Dlxon has not announced his declslon on tho matter. John Dalo, an old and tospoeted cltlzon of thls town. passed awav at tho hnnin of j his daughter, Mrs. Dalton last Thursday, ixom ino innrmmes of old ngo. Ho had stisnlnrd a sho'k a fcw wceks beforo and from that tlmo grndually falled. The fu neral wns heul from the Cadiollc oliureh on Saturday. lle is survlved by his son John, nnd two daughters. Mrs. James Wall and Mrs. John Dalton, all of thls town, and son, Davld, of Orange. Fourth of Jnly was ushered In ns usual by the linglng of bells and flring of erackers, a bontlro belng llghted back of the Contro school houso. Tho day was aulet, the boys seeming to celebrate at home. In the evonlng a largo assembly congregated In tho Audltorlum to wlt ness the celebratlon of tho college boys, who ato holdlng thelr regular summer conference. A slml'ar program to that of years beforo was followed, tho flrst part of tho evonlng belng devoted to songs and yells, tho various delegatlons march Ing In in a body. At the closj of the ex erclses n hugo bonflro was llghted on the campus around whlch the boys pranced until a lato hour. Down town a Hne dlsplay of pyrotcchnlcs wns secn near tho school house. DISTRICT NO. 6. There aro several boarders at tho Mc Velgh Itelghts and moro aro expccted. Tho addltlon of a vcrnnda has added to the attrnctlvcness of tho place. Durlng tho shower last Frlday after noon tho hlgh culvert between the Lonl and Johnson places was badly damaged. Tho foundatlon stcnes becamo loosened and gavo way, and a largo mass of stones and dirt fell, Jarring tho houses nearby. There ls barely a placo for teams to cross. Emperor Wllllam deslgned a clock for a wcddlng present for tho daughter of tho Brltlsh embassador in Berlin. In Flve Years. OUR OWN STATE. NEW LIFE INTO REPUDLICAN LEAGUE. The Work of Ornanlzlng clubs for the Present Campalgn Wlll De Pushed Throughout the State. At tho meetlng nf tho Republlcan leaguo Thursday ut Montpelier followlng tho stato convuntlon tho followlng olllceis wcio elected: Presldent, James F. Ilook er of lirattleboin; vlee prpsUlcnt, Frnnk 1). Thompson of Kt. Johnsbury; secretary, Ij. S. llnyes of Bellows Falls; trcasurer, A. A. Sargent of Barre; exccutlvo com mlttee, Addison cotllity, Robert W. Mc Cuon of Vergennes; Bennington, Colllns M. Gravcs of Bennington; Caledonia, Walter A. Dutton of Hardwick; Chittenden, ,CnssIus R. Peck of Burling ton; Essex, Alfred E. Blshop of Island Pond; Franklin, Warren R. Austln of St. Albans; Grand Isle. Beecher Dodgo of Noith Ilero; I.amollle, Orvlllo Wllson of Johnson; Ornngc, llnlc K. Darllng of Cl.cl sen; Orleans, G. II. Prouty of Newport; Rutland, W. K. Fnrnsworth of Rutland; Washington, E. II. Donvltt of Montpelier; Windham, I,. R. Plerce of South Lon donderry; Windsor, A. W. Spauldlng of Ludlow. Tho olectlon of Mr. Hookcr ns presldent has Infuscd new llfo Into tho orgnnlzatlon. The purposo of the longue Is to organlze Republlenn clubs In every town nnd clty nf tho stato and get out n blg vote In September. Unlon Men May Boycott Vermont Marble. Tho mnrble sltuatlon In Rutland county is npparently more serlous than nt flrst Indlcated as it is now understood that unless tho mnrblo companles como to '.ho terms subinltted by tho Now York of flclals of tho nntlonal unlon n fow dnys ago tho entlre output of Vermont mnrblo wlll bo boycotted on every unlon Job ln the country. Thero Is little expcctntlon that tho em ployers wlll comply with the proposltlon subinltted by tho unlons. Ono concern statcd that tho proporftlon would bo trcatcd llkc any other anonymous com munlcntion. Tho company knows of no dlssatlsfactlon among tho mnrble cm plnyos nnd the employers were always ready and wllllng to hear complalnts and pnss upon thcm. In thls olllclal's oplnlon the movo was made at tho Instlgatlon of tho marblo companles In other statcs, whoso buslness wns belng cut Into by the Vermont conccrns. In referrlng to tho condltlons demanded tho marblo conccrns state that lt ls lm posslble for thcm to rnlso the pay or shorten the hours of thelr men nnd do buslness with nny proflt. Blg Receptlon for Mr. Bell In His Home Town. The peoplo of Walden and the sur roundlng country- wlll hold n blg recep tlon Frlday afternoon. July 8, In honor of Charles J. Bell, the Republlcan nomlnee for governor. It wlll take tho form of a basket picnlc at Mr. Bell's home In Wal den nnd speelnl trnins wlll be run on the St. Johnsbury and Iike Cluunplaln rall tond betwoon Cambridge Junctlon and St. Johnsbury connectlng with tralns from Burlington. Kenator W. P. Dllllngham and Congiessman D. J. Foster havo nc leptid InvltntioiiM to speak. nnd Scnator Itcilllold Proctor and Congiessman Klt tiodgo llasklns have also bcen askod to be present. Tho tmmls from St. Johns Iniry and Hardwick wlll furnlsh muslc. Immodlately nfter tho stato conventlon Mr. Bell wns cnllod to Ohlo to attond tho funernl of Col. J. 11. Brlgham, assistant seorotnry of the department of ngrlcul turo. Mr. Brlgham was also assistant sceietnry of the executlvo commlttce of tho Natlonal Gr.inge, of whlch Mr. Bell is secretary. Otficers of Vermont Epworth League. The annual Epworth League state con ventiiinafterathreo days'sesslon ln Barre clii-i-d Frlday evonlng. These otllcors were eloetod: Presldent, C. S. Andrews of Barre; vlco prosldents, Rev. J. M. Frost of St. Johnsbury. Rev. W. S. Allcn of Ludlow, A. C. Beeman of St. Albans, Mlss Catherlno Harvey of St. Johnsbury; sec lotary. Mlss Gladys Sanders nf Barre; tivasurer, Lewis E. Jones of Barre; supcr intendont of Junior League. Mrs. W. S Smlthois nf Waterbury. Tho next con ventlon wlll be helil in Northlleld In 1S05. J. J. Smlth of Barre has Just reeolved through a Boston newspaper nows that his son, Fred J. Smlth, was frozon to de.-ith with a companlon, G. 11. Woodruff of Jlaehlns. Malno, at Norton Day, Alas ka, last Aprlt. The annual meetlng of the Vermont state dalrymon's a.ssoolatlon wlll be held at Mnntpeller Iwglnnlng January 11 next. It Is espectod that C00 members wlll lie present. Sponkers of natlonal ieputatlon hno alroady bcen ongaged. Elmer Manning, 20, dled at his homo In Barnet Frlday as a result of a blcyclo areldent. Ho was found in an uncon-cIous condltion by tho roadsldo and llved only a fow hours. It is suppos od that ho lost control of his whcel on a steep hlll. A woman has been operatlng ns a horse thlef ln Rutland. Sho came to town Sat urday nnd on Monday, nfter belng rofused a team nt two stables. secured ono fiom Joseph Dervln. Sho dlsappearod In tho dlrectlon of Fair Haven and the olllcers have been unable to flnd her. Danlel F. Clark, assistant postmaster at Montpelier, has been appolntod six'dal post otllee lnspector by the department In Washington. Ho has bcen In tho post oltlco 10 years. IIIs successor Is Dwlght E. Mason, who ls now employed in the otllee of tho Natlonal llfo lnsurance com pany. Hnrold C. Parker, who llved in tho Bunker Hlll distrlct In Pomfret, shot hlmself nccldcntnlly In tho flold near his home ono day last wook. It Is supposed thnt ho was dragglng tho gun by the barrel when ho stumbled nnd fell. Tho charge struck hlm In tho face, kllllng hlm instnntly. Tho Vermont Assoclatlon of Undertak ers and Embnlmers, nt thelr closlng sess lon ln Burlington last week, elected theso olllcers: Presldent, C. W. Spenccr of Rut land; vlco presldents, M. J. Moran of Brattleboro and A. E. Halo of Bradford; seeretnry. E. N. Mlller of Brandon; treas urer. L. S. Cabot of Windsor. Itay C. Johnson, 23, formerly of Burling ton, wns found gullty of murder In tho second degreo in Boston Saturday nfter the Jury had been out 29 hours. In a flt of jealousy Johnson shot nnd klllcd Mrs. Sadlo A. Peters, with whom ho had been lntimnte. Tho dcfcnco ndmltted tho shootlng but clalmed that Johnson was Insnne. Gov. McCulIough has chosen as delegatcs to tho sovonth annual sesslon of tho Amerlcan Mlnlng Congrcss to bo lield nt tho clty of Portland, Orcgon, August 22 to 27 Incluslve, tho followlng; Prof. Georgo H. Perklns of Burlington, James L. Martln of Brattleboro, Ilcnry N, Tur ner of St, Johnsbury, Orlen S. Annls of North Troy, George W. Blckford of Hard wick, Tho Republlcan stato coramittce or gnnizcd nfter tho state conventlon by tho clectlon of Thad M. Chapman of Middle bury, presldent, Alfred E. Wntson of Hartford secretary and E. S. Welllng of Bennington treasurer. F. S. Platt of Poultney ls chnlrmnn nnd secretary of tho executlvo commlttee, F. C. Sir.lth of St. Albans nnd C. S. Emory of Chelsea belng assoclated with hlm. Tho Bennington Gas Company has been Inoorpnratod vecently with a capltal of $100,000, of whlch $75,000 is In cash. Tho Incorporators aro B. G. Hlgley, J, D. Sherrlll and James E. Flood of Sandy Hlll, N. Y Dr. Warren E. Putnam of Bennington nnd E. K, Dunbar of Boston. Tho company wlll spend $GO,000 In tho erectlon of a plant In Bennington and wlll furnlsh gas to Bennington Ccntro nnd North Bennington. Edwnrd F. Stnrkoy of Lyndonville wns arrcsted Tuesdny ln Fltchburg, Mass., on llio chargo of forgcry, nlleged to havo been commlttcd 13 yenrs ngo. Tho ninotint lnvolved wns $400. Mr. Tlnsley, with whom he had deallngs, wns nt thnt tlmo superlntondcnt of a lmnber company, but Is now superlnlondont of pollce In Fltchburg. Tlnsley hnppetied to seo Starkoy ln n b.iibcr shop nnd cnused his arrest. Mrs. Mnry Pnrtrldge. 50, for many years a prnctlclng physlclnn of Benning ton, was drowned Wednesday nfternoon nt Red Rocks, Iake Champlnln. Mrs. Pnrtrldge went to Burlington Tucsday nlght to mako her homo with her son, Dr. G. E. Pnrtrldge. Sho wns drlvlnc nnd on renehlng Red Roelts she requested tho drlvor to leavo her. When ho re tumed, her coat nnd hat wero on a beneh nnd her bodv between two rocks. llow Mrs. Partildge came to her death Is a mystery. The annual reunlon of the 13th Vermont Reglmentnl assoclatlon wns held nt Mor rlsvllle, Frlday, nnd was attended by 75 members. Theso omcers wero elected Piesldont, Cnptaln Frank Kenllcld of Morrisville; vlco presldent, Oakloy Brlg ham of Bakersfield; seeretnry, John H. Lyon of Colchester; treasurer, II. W. Allen of Burlington ; executlvo commlttce. W. F. Benjamln, John G. Farwell of Montpelier, nnd W. II: Holden of North lleld. The next reunlon wlll bo held ln Montpelier. Tho summer rcsldence of F. B. Jen nlngs, of tho New York law flrm of Stet son, Jennlngs & Russell, ls complcted nftor belng ln proccss of erectlon IS months, on a hlgh polnt of Krnund be tween Bennington nnd North Benning ton. The oontrnct prlco for bulldlng houso nnd barns wns $250,000. The house Is one of the llnost structures ln Vermont nnd contnlns 370 rooms, Includlng 12 bath rooms, closets, parlors, olllces, sorvants' rooms, bllllard rooms, kltchens nnd guest rooms In nddltion to the rooms for the fnmily. Tho houso Is llghted by elcc trlclty nnd heated by steam nnd hot nlr. Mrs. Lawrenco Knowles nnd her daugh ter. 3, wero drowned June 30 In tho rlver near Nelson O'Donnell's saw mlll ln Ben son. They were In a boat flshlng with a Mlss Montnney of Putnam, N. Y., when the crnft capslzcd and all thrco were thrown Into the rlver. Mlss Montnney escaped by setzing tho abut ments of a bridge, her scrcams attract Ing tho nttentlon of somo men who came to her rescue. After an hour's work the body of Mrs. Knowles was recovcred, the chlld belng clasped In the mother's nrms. Mrs. Knowles was 2S yenrs old and llved with her husbnnd on a farm near the scene of tho nccldent. MASSACHUSETTS NOTES. Arrest of Walter A. Smlth, Who It Is Suspected May Know Somethlng About Dlsappearance of Frank Burns. Wnltor A. Smlth was arrcsted ln Bos ton Wednesday nlght of last wcek. ch.irged with larceny of jewelry, whlch I supposed to have belonged to Frnnk J. Burns of Marlboro, who dlsappearcd from Athnl Dee. 17. Smlth was taken to Athol Thursday afternoon. Smlth came up beforo the distrlct court Frlday mornlng. There was over 000 peoplo present. Smlth was charged with larceny of about $300 worth of Jewelry. Ho plead not gullty nnd was placed under $5000 lionds to appear at Worcester the thlid Thursday ln August nt superior court. Tho state and local poliee hao been senrchlng around the Bell school-house In I'otershnm ln hopes of tlndlng some trneo of Burns's body. l nere ls n strong lellef that he has been murdered. Smlth wns tho last man seen with Burns. IUs wheroabouts havo been known to the pollcc most of tho tlme slnco ho left Athol several months ngo. t pon his person were found three gold watches. 11 rlngs nnd a gold chain. He ndmltted to the olllcers that they be longed to the stock of goods from Burns's Jewelry casc. SherllT Goddnrd then had Instruetlons from the stato pollce to co to Petorsham nnd nrrest Danlel Fcrguson. n Swodo, who lt Is supposed may know someimng nbout tho Burns s dlsappear ance. The f.ither and molher of Burns havo all along malntained that Burns was inmdered. Not a word has ever been rocelvod from the mlsslng man. and It ls a fact that ho was but a little behlnd In his accomits. Smlth nlllrms his Innoccnco nnd says ho hail nothlng to do with Burns s murder if one was committed. Smlth's storles nre sald to be confllctlng. Hiieonneld Gazetto. Boston &. Malne's Booklet on Exposltlon Upon Recelpt of Postal Card. The St. Louls Exposltlon ls daily drnw- ing largo erowds, nnd the nttondanco thus iar has surpassl the openlng month nt Chleago. Tho Esposltion is startllng in the eompletenoss of suoh an cnormous nnd magnitlcent speetacle. Tho nmuse mont fonture known ns the Plko Is really maivelotis; howexor, tho samo may be appllvd to other portlons, nnd to montion tho polnts of Interest would requlre much spaco. If you contomplato visitlng St. Louls, seijl to tho Passcnger Dei.irtment, Bos ton & Malno Rallroad, Boston. for thelr boautlful illustrated booklet telllng nlout the E.Nixisllion. lt wlll bo malled upon roeolpl of n )ostal card. Wlll Get Near the Top. Londonderry Sifter.j James F. Hooker of Brattleboro has been chosen secretary of tho commlttee to notlfy Presldent Roosevclt of his noml natlon. James F. has got tho stuff in hlm and If he don't tiro ho'll get pretty near tho top. Women as Well as Men Are Itlade lYliserable by Kidney and Bladder Trouble. Kidney trouble preys upon the niinil, discouragcsandlessoiisauibitiou; beauty, vigor bhu cueenui uess soon disappear when thekidneysare out of order or dis eased. Kidney trouble hap becomej so prevalent that it is not uncom mon for a child to be born afilicted with weak kidneys. Ifthe childurinatestoooftcn, ifthe urme scalds he flesh, or if, when the child reaches an age when it should be nble to control the passage, it is yet afilicted with bed-wet ting, depeud upon it, the cause of the difli culty is kidney trouble, nnd the first step should be townrds the treatment of these iinportatitorgans. This uupleasant trouble is due to a diseased coudition of the kidueys and bladder and not to a habit as most people suppose. Women as well as men are made niiscr able with kidney and bladder trouble, and both need tlie sanie Kreat remedy. The mild and the itumediate effect of 5wamp-Root is soou realized. It is sold by druggists, in fifty cent and one-dollar size bottles. You may have a sample bottle bv mail free, also a Ilonie of Bwamp-Root pamphlet telliug all about Swatnp-Root, 'ucludini; many of thethousaudsof testi- monial letters received from sufferers cured. In writing Dr. Kilmer & Co., Iliughanitou, N. Y., be sure and meution this paper. Don't make any mistake, but renietnber the name, Swamp-Itoot, Dr, Kilnier's Swamp-Koot, and the ad dress, Biiighamton, N, Y., on every bottle. Morning. Noon and Night j'ou can get a traiu from any point East or West over the Lake Shore & MICHIGAN BQUTHERN RAILWAY ,...TO St. Louis Double Track Superb Equipmeni Fast Timfi Ideal Servlce. For book of particulars, address, J. W. DALY, Gm . A., Buffalo, N. Y, CAIN & IZARD, erchant Tailors, BRATTLEBORO. OVER 635 DROWNED. Scandlnavlan-A'merlcan Emtgrant Steam er Foundered and Only 27 Persons Aboard Survlved. The Scandinavlan-Amerlcan Hne eml grant steamer Norge foundered last Wednesday on Rockall Island, with the nppalllng loss of over 635 Hvcs. The stenmer wns on her way from Copen hagen to New York when the catastro phe occurred. Out of a total of S00 souls on board only 27 survlved the dls astcr. Rockall ls a hlgh and rugged Islct Jut tlng out of the Atlantlc 230 mlles west of the Hebiidcs, whero navlgatlon ls sub- ject to tho lisks of dense fogs formlng suddcnly In a region of rapid changes of humldlty. In summer Rockall is In tho maln track of storms approachlng Scot- land from tho Western and Central At lantlc. The Norge nulckly began to go down by the head. Elght boats were low ered, and Into these the women and chil dreu wero hurriedly put. Slx of theso boats smashed agalnst tho slde of the Norge, nnd thelr helpless Inmatcs wero swept away by tho heavy scas. Two boatloads got safely away from the slde of the slnklng shlp. and many of tho emlgrnnts who wero left on board. selzlng llfo belts, threw themselves into tho sea nnd were drowned. Cnptaln Gundell. the survlvors say, stood on tho bridge of the doomed vessel un til it could be secn no more, Somo 600 terrlfled emlgrnnts wero drawn down with the slnklng shlp. Thoso who could swim trled to reach tho boats, but theso were already too full, nnd thelr occupants beat oft tho drown- lng wrctches with oars. Tho boats kept together for some hours. Practlcally all of thelr occupants wero passengers and wero not used to handllng such craft. After great suffer- Ing 12S poople ln the three boats wero picked up by flshlng vessels. George Froderick Watts, S7, the noted Engllsh palnter and seulptor, dled Frlday. His plcture known as "Lovo and Llfe"' was n fonture of the Brltlsh sectlon at tho World's Fair at Chleago ln 1S03. It Is now In tho White Houso In Washing ton. Yalo lcd from tho start In the an nual elght-oared boat raco agalnst Harvard at New London Frlday, be lng over flvo lengths nhead at the llnlsh. nlo nlso won tho freshmen race and would havo finlshed llrst ln tho four- oarod race but for the breaklng of an oar Iock ln the Ynle boat when the boys from New Haven were threo longths to the good. Three of the noted pace followers of tho Amerlcan blcyvle track have been kllled wlthln a fow years McEaehorn, Nelson nnd Elkes and now Walthour of Mlnnta lies ln a crltical condltion at his home, with both legs paralyzcd, his col lar bono brokcn, his nrms nnd hands lac- omted, both hlps cut nnd a largo wound In his abdomcn. Walthour was tho best nll-nround cycllst ln the world, belng onually good in sprlnts or long-distanco events. In a recent trlp In Europe ho de- feated all of the forclgn rlders. Fire caused a loss of over $1,000,000 at Chnrlestown. Mass., Tuesday nlght when It destroyed tho Boston & Mnlno rall road company's graln clevator and three of the company's frelght houses on Mys tlc wharf. The Allnn-State Hne steamer Austrlan, whlch was nt tho pler, was burned to her decks. Thirty-three sallors escaped from the Austrlan by Jumplng Into tho water, but 11 of them wero slnged nnd brulsed. The mato of tho vessel and two flremen wero burned. The elevntor was bullt ten years ago and was ono of tho largest in tho country, hav Ing a capaclty of 2,000,000 bushels. The flro started In a thunder shower, when a bolt of llghtntng struek ono of tho frelght houses In whlch a auantlty of hay was stoied. Prohlbltlon Nomlnees for State Offlces. Tho Prohlbltlon party of Vermont In conventlon nt Essex Junctlon Monday, nomlnated the followlng stato tlcket: For governor, Homer F, Comlngs of East Berkshire: lleutenant governor, James E. Crano of Middlebury; treasurer, V, Henry linzcn of North nero: secretary of stato. W. V. McLachlln of Peacham; audltor, Wllllam W. Waro of Townshend; repre sentatives to Congress, Charles C, Manuel of Richford nnd Lcster W. Ilauson of Barre. S. M. Harrls of Vergennes is chalrmnn of tho executlvo commlttco nnd G. L. Story of Essex Junctlon Is secretary. A rcsolutlon euloglzlng tho lato C. W. Wyman of Brattleboro was adopted. Tho' platform denounces tho salo of llquor In any form and condemns tho local optlon law whlch "glves tho vlelous, tho lndlffer cnt, tho debauched, tho mercenary, tho mlsgulded, tho mlslnformed, tho Immoral nnd tho otherwiso indlftcrcnt an opportu nlty to vote into local existenco and publlc ovil." The resolutlons also call for tho ennctment of a prohlbltory law and tho cxtention of suffrago regnrdless of race, sex or color. Hooker the Orator. Wnterhury Record. Tho Republlcan stnto conventlon acaln demonstrated that Vermont has somo good orators, cspeclally among tho young- cr mon. voung Hooker of Brattleboro, who seconded C. J. Bell's nomlnatlon dld honor to hlmself and his candldatc. THE..., Exposition. Horse Owners We are ready to supply all of your demands, and would like to give you terms on Carriages new and second hand. Harness new and second band. ALSO ROBES, BLANKETS, WHIPS, HALTERS, Etc. Horses bought and sold. HOWARD & YEARLY Rear of Brooks House, Brattleboro. i Closing-Out Sale I Barbed Wlre, $3.10 Piain, Wlre .50 Nalls, per pound, .03, .03z Garden Raket, ,35, .45 Hoes, ,35 F'ork. .65, .80 Shovels, ,55 Sweat Pad, .30, .35, .40 Washlng Machlnes, 3.50 Best White Lead, per pound, ,062 Oll, .47 Ready Mlxed Palnts, per gal., 1.30 Floor Palnt, 1.20 10c Rubber Hose, ,os2 15c Rubber Hose, .12 Mop Wrlngers, 1.15 Clothes Wrlngers, 1.35 to 3.50 Ctothes Reels, 2.85 Lawn Mowers, 3.25, 3.50 Screen Doors, .85, 1.00, 1.75 Wlndow Screens, 5, .30, .35 4 Burner Oll Stoves, 1.00 Blue Flame Oll Stoves, 3.00, 4.50, 5.50 5 Foot Step Ladder, ,70 Extenslon Ladders, ,20 DON A. WILDER, 40 Elllot St. MORAN 4 COMPANY. Undertakers and Embalmers. , t 19 Maln atreet. Telephono connectlon day or nlght. Day caU 64-4. Nlght calla 27-4 and 146-21. glalU'jciatls. Central Vermont Railway Co, Southern Dlvlslon. Eftectivo June 27, 1904'. Tralns leave Brattleboro as follows: 1:16 a. m. except Monday for New York via. Springfleld; sleeplng car. 5:23 a, m. dally for Springfleld, week days for New York. 7:25 o. m. week days for Now London; connects at Millers Falls Tbr Troy; at Palmer for Boston. 7:60 a. m. week days for South London derry. 9:07 a, m. week days for Springfleld and New York. 10:40 a. m., wcek days for New London and Boston vlt Palmer or Millers Falls. 1:43 p. m week days for Springfleld and New York. 4:23 p. m., week days for Now London and New York via. Norwich Llne steamers; connects at Palmer for Bos ton. 4:23 p. m. dally for Springfleld and New York. 3:00 p. m. week days for Springfleld a&d New York. 6:45 p. m. week daya for South London derry. Subject to chanpo without notlee. E. H. FITZHUQH. Vlco Presldent and Qeneral Manager. J. E. BKNTLEY, Qeneral Paasenger Agent Won the Prlze. Edward E. Lee, of Baltimore, managor of a well known wlckerwaro house, Is a nena niier coupon conectlng. His frlends tell this story on hlm: IIo had been col lectlng nll klnds of tags nnd coupons bonr ing premlums, for somo tlmo, when ho ono day notlced an advertlsencnt of a New Jersey flrm that upon recelpt of 15 of thelr tags they would forward ono chanco for a scrles of prlzcs, the flrst prlzo belng a horso and runabout Mr. Lco began Industrlously to get all tho tags ho could flnd until ho had tho rcqulslto num ber, whlch ho forwarded. A fow days later ho was notlfled that ho had won tho t flrst prlzo. Immedlatejy followlng thls I letter camo n tlny rocklne horso, Ho sat , down and wroto a sarcastlc letter to the , flrm.. ,"I bcg to acknowlcdgo recelpt of the horse," ho wrote, "but you falled to In close tho runnbout." In an early mall ho received this letter: "Dear Slr: Wo havo your letter acknowlcdglng recelpt of tho horso. As for tho runabout, bo chase yourself. Youra truly, " Llppln- . cott'a.