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THE VERMONT PHCENIX, BRATTLEBORO, ERIDAY, AUGUST 26, 1904.
3 THE BEST AND CHEAPEST ROUTE TO WorlcTs Fair, St. Louls, Mo. Central Vermont Ry'. and Grand Trunk Ry. System, via Montreal, Toronto, Niagara Falls and Chicago. Tickets honored by steamer be tween Buffalp and Detroit with out extra charge at option of passengers. ROUND TRIP RATES. S24.00 for 15 day tickets. S29.35 for 60 day tickets. $35.20 for tickets llmlted Dec. 15. STOl'OVKUS allowed ut nll polnts ln Ver mont nnd (nnndn, nlsu nt Niiigimi 1'nlls, Detrolt, l'ort llurou nnd Chicngo. Through Slecplng Cnr Servlce from Vermont polnts to St. I.ouls iiml re turn. lf ynnr tlekct ngent eannot glvo you tlie desired Inrormntlon, wrlto J. E. BENTLEY, Gen'l Pass'r Agont, St. Albans, Vt. Central Vermont Railway Co. Southern Dlvlalon. EITcctlvo June 27, 1904. Tralna leavo Brattleboro aa followa: 1.16 a. m. cxcept Sunday for New York vla. Sprlngfleld; aleeplng cnr. 6:23 a. m. dally for Sprlngfleld, week days for Now York. 7:25 a. m. week days for New London; conneets at Mlllers Folla for Troy; at Palmer for Boston. 7:50 a. m. week days for South London derry. 9:07 a. m. week daya for Sprlngfleld and New York. 10:40 a. m., week days for New London nnd Boston vlt Palmer or Mlllers Falls. 1:43 p. m week days for Sprlngfleld nnd New York. 3:00 p. m. week days for Sprlngfleld and New York. 4:23 p. m., week days for New London and New York vla. Norwich Llne steamers; conneets at Palmer for Boa ton. 4:23 p. m. dally for Sprlngfleld and New York. 6:45 p. m. week days for South London derry. Subloct to chanee wlthout nntlen. E. H. FITZHUQH, Vlce Presldent and General Manager. J. E. BENTLEY, General Paasenger Ageni. Boston & Maine. SUMMEn ARRANGE5IENT. In effect June 27, 1904. Tralns leave Brattleboro, northbcund; 2.23 a. m., nlght express, except Monday, 5.45 n. m., Passumpslc passenger. 7.57 a, m Sunday paper traln to Wind sor. 11.10 a. m., for statlons to Windsor, Lan- caster, St. Johnsbury, Newport, Sher- brooke, Montreal vla C. P. Ry., Quo bec. Burlington, St. Albans and 5Ion treal. 2.20 p. m., White Mountaln express. 5.35 p. m., White IUver Junctlon pa3 senger. 10.18 p. m., nlght exiiress. Dally. SOUTHBOUND. For Northampton, Uolyoke and Sprlng fleld, 1.16 a. m., (except Sunday) 6.23 a. m., 9,07 a. m., 1.43 p. m., arrlve 2.02 p. m., lcave 3.00 p. m., also 4.23 p. m. (dally). D. J. FLANDERS, Gen'l Passenger and Tlcket Agent. Auctioneering. noth ln rcnl estnte and pcrsonnl propert y at low price. (Dlstance makcs no diirereneo In pricc.) Your patronngo ls respectf ully solieit ed. JULIUS C. TIMSON, Auctlonecr, 12 Unlon Illock, Claremont. X. II. Long Dlstnnco Telephone. H. E. BOND & CO. Funeral Directors and Furnlshers. 17 Maln Street, Brattleboro, Vt. MORAN &. COMPANY. Undertakers and Embalmers. 19 Maln street. Telephone connectlon day or nlght. Day call 64-4. Nlght calla 27-4 and 146-21. ATIR YOtT SATISFTED wtth Tonr present puttton ud ialryf If not, wrlto u for plan and boollet. We hv openlng for Mnager, Secreurien, A.lvertlslnir Mjn, Salti men, Bookkeepors, etc, paylnir from 11,000 w 110,000 a jrear. lllnh Rraile cluilvelr. DAI'COODH (Inc.) Sulte 510, 309 Uroadwoy, New York. Offlcts lo New York, Chicago and i J other dtlca Morning, Noon and Night 3'ou can get a train from any point East or West over the Lake Shore & MICHIGAN SOUTHERN RAILWAY ....TO .St. Louis Exposition. Double Track Suporb Equipment Fast Time Ideal Servlce. For book of particulars, address, J. IV. DALY, G. . A; Buffnlo, W. Y. Broilers and Spring Lamb At the Rlchardson Market. We do not offer these at half what it costs to raise them. What wc do offer is the BEST the matket affords at the very lowcst price possible. G. 0. ABBOTT & SON. The Springfield Business School Inc. Is the oldest, largest and most successful school in western New England. Costs more but results are better. Send for catalogue. B. J. GRIFFIN, Prm. Besse Place, Springfield, Mass. Administrator's Sale! To Be Sold by Public Auction Thursday, Sept. 1st, 1904. AT 10 OTI.OCK A. 51., THE WELL KNOWN Henry V. Bragg Farm Sltuated In Dummerston, Vt , One-lmlf mtle north from churcli, post otrico nnd school, and thrcc mllcs f roiu rallroud sta tion, (in ngood roiul. Tlio farm conslsisof 140 neres, suitnbly dl vided Into mowlng, tlllnge, pnsturo and wood lanil. Tlio pasturo is ono of tlie liest, wlth plenty of wntoratnll tlmes, TheuiowlnKhuid is smooth and cn nenrly all Ik mowed wltli mnclilne and lins thls ycnrcut some 35 tons of good liny. Tlio buildings consist of a story und a linlf houc wlth liorse barn connceted. nlso cnttlo nnd lmy barn wlth slied nttuclied. UuunliiR watcr at house nnd barn. PEHSONAL l'ltOl'IlUTY cnnsists of 4 cows. ono dne to eonio ln soon. 1 tlireo years old lielfer, 1 two years old helfer, - cnlves nnd 1 Holsteln bull two years old, 1 lmy horso slx yenrs old, n trood one. 1 brown iunre 10 jenrs old, n good ilrlvcr, 2 slionts, 1 top cnrrliiKC, 1 Concord and 1 express whroii, 1 Old Cntnfort nnd 1 express slclRii, 1 two-horso tenm wngon nnd 1 llglit wngon. botli good ones. 1 dunip cnrt, 1 trnvcrso sled. mowing mnclilne, horse mke. nlows. limnros. grliidtoiic. forks. rakcs. sliovcls, hoes. 1 Jacktcrew. :i stovcs. sewlng machlne, old hureiiu. cottiure orgnn. 50 tin snp buckets, 1.10 wood tmokets nnd other siiRnr tltenslls. Cnrpcnicrs toois nnd other tlilngs too numerous to mentlon. Also nboiit 2U tons of lmy und lo cords 4 foot wood. Terms inmlo known nt tlmc of sale. Kor ftirthcr pnitlculurs encpilro of 51rs. ltrntrgon tne premiscs or nt ADIX I MlLI.KIt. Admlnlstrator, A. W..I. Wii.kins, Auctlonecr. Uummerstou. Vt., AiiKiist 18, 1904. lf You Paint this Fall US E D E DERBY B Y NEW HARDWARE STORE AL WOOD. Q Maln St. Ncnr the Bridge. InvestmentSecurities Paying from 4 3-4 to 6 per cent. Wrlte for Informatlon. New England and Eastern Propertles. EDWARD C. CROSBY, Brattleboro, Vt. THE.... TWO DISASTROUS FIRES IN WILMINGTON Readsboro Chair Factory and Several Other Buildings Burned Sun day Morning-40 Hands Out of Tlio most doBtntctlvp flro In the hlstory of the town of WllmlnRlnn occurrcd cnrly Sunday mornlnB, whcn the lnrRo wood worklntf cstibllsliment of the Honds- ooro nnnr rnminny n wiimmKion iiinni'n wns cntlrely consumod toRcther wlth the Iltio rfsldoncn of Oscnr R llowc nnd losl- dence of Ilaidy V. llatber, nnd the dwell- lnc nnil barn owned by Jlrs. FrnnU K. Itnrnntd nnd dwHllnc of Mrs. Kmcllno S. Adnms nnd K. M. Hrdwny wcrc dntnnKod. At nbotit G o clock Runday inornliiB, whlle tlio whole vlllnRp wn iitlletly slccp ItiK, n little nolne from the wblstle nt the mlll Rnvp wnrnlnR tlint wimethlnK wns wrbiiR. The preosiire of tlio slenm wns not Hiilllrlcnt to producp n whlstle, Just a little ptiff. The diond cry of llre wns Rboiited. Tliose wlio nnw tlie bullilinR nt thlH tlmo unlte ln tlio Htntontpnt tlmt only a little Hmolte wns vlMble, but ln hii In crodlbly nliort tlme n volume of black smoke shot up Into the nlr nnd soon llnmes butst out the ontlro length of the fnotory. one eould fnll to lio convlnced thnt the snvlnR of nny pnrt of the mlll or nnythlnR wlthlu wns Impnsnlble. It wnH perfeclly ovldent that the flro Imd been ln prnRvePH for somo tlme to Ret titnlor mich hendwny nH It vn wlien the llatnes briiKo out. Two wntebmcn were employ- ed, Clinrlos 1C. Aiiipr nnd .Inmes 1. ltus poll, but the.v nrp not nblp to accnunt for the flro ln n dpllnlto innnner. .a tlio smokp bplclietl forth nnd rosie lilcher nnd lilRhcr, the Rient clnud nettlcd down over tlio vlllaRO llke n pall, nnd it sepmpd to everyonp thnt the entlre vlllnRp wns doomed nnd thnt the flro would lmve Its own wny untll lt burned Itwlf out. An nttemvt wns inndo to start tho llre pumps, but on ncrount of tho flro nnd smolcu It waa Imposslble to stnrt elther. Tho only hnpe wns wlth tho en Rlne whleh wns plaeol nt tlio re.wrvolr ncnr the renldenre of O. II. Jones nnd the watcr wns all drawn out In a short tlme. Tho cnRlne wns then tnkcn to the rlver In tlio rcnr of thp hotcl shcds nnd dld Rood servlcp from thls polnt. 5Ienn- whlle the Iiowker houso wns on llre and only tho most herolc work savcd Jt. Soon tho llnmes lnppcd ncross tlie street nnd tho rcsldenco of O. V. Howe waa doomed. A larpe iortlon of tho furnlturo was aaved. The dwelllnR of H. V. Harljer nearby was soon ln 'llnmea nnd wns n mass of embers ln a short tlme. Tho dwelllntf of Mrs. Emellne Adnms wns only saved by puttlnR carpcts over tho end .of the house nnd tlirowliiR water thereon. E. 51. Iledwny's bouse was badly smoked but the losa Is not larpe. Thls flro is n vcry serlous mattor to the town of WllmlnRton nnd we shall re- allze lt mote nnd more hpreafter. Yet, we oiiRht to be thankful that It was stopped where lt wns, for If the wlnd hnd licld In the quartpr whpre It wns at flrst tho whole street mlRht hnve bcen swept out. word wns scnt to Readsboro nnd a trnln wns sent up wlth a larRe numbpr of men nnd n Rood supply of hosp, but tlio tlro hnd prnttlcallv done lts work. I'cople camo In numbers from Jncksonvlllp nnd nll other ncnrby towns. nll nnxloiis to help us. The people ot WllmlnRton fully nppreclnte the klndly splrlt shown nnd lf dlsaster ever comes uion our frlends we wlll rcspond ns promptly ns tbey linvo nlvnyi dono wlien we have been Jn trouble. An old landmnrk ts thus removed nnil It Is n qucstlon whother the factory wlll 1 rebullt. The orlclnnl Rrlst mlll, formlnR n part of the structuro, was erected fully 0 ypars aRO. Hllcy Iloyd rebullt nnd Improvoil the property ln IS54-S3. Wlien the rallroad came up the vnlley the mlll wns nll rebullt and repalrcd by the Wll mlnRton Ornln nnd Lumber company, ln whlch the Newtons were lnrpely Intprest etl. About two years aRO tlie Headboro Chalr company declded to rebulld nnd ip- flt the mlll as a branch of thelr oxtensivo cstabllshmcnt In Ilendslioro. A larRe sum or money hail been e.xpendetl for new machlnery nnd the wbolo enterprlse was Just RettliiR into oxcellont condltlon, prom- lsliiR Rood rcturna In tlie future. 51oes Newton and A. 15. Clark, tho etllclent mnnnRers of tho ItpiidslKiro factory, have laliored Incessnntly for the success of tho undertnklnR nnd thls dlsaster Is n hard blow. Tlio town of WllmlnRton voteil nlmost unanlmously to oxpinpt tho plant from taxatlon for n porlod of llve years. Xenilv 50 hands were employed ln tho mlll nnd moM oi tnese wui liave to seuK employ- ment eisewnere. It is hoped that n new bulldlnR wlll bo erected In due tlme, but It remalns to be seen what can be done ln the wav of encouraRement from tho town or from lndivlduals. As to the Insuranco on the mlll, we nre not nble nt thls tlmo to learn doflnlte ly tho nmounts nr the nnmes of the com- panlcs Interested. OwlnR to the IiIrIi VERMONT DRIEFS. C. 51. Ladd's dam nnd saw mlll on tho Worcester branch nenr 5Iontpeller was washed nway Satuulay nfternoon. Tho loss wlll nmouut to $2000, not IncludlnR the machlnery. Fnink Flsh and 51rs. Nellle 5Iercure who fled from Port Ilenry, X. Y., several weeks nRo wero cnught In Plttsfford. The wo mnn's husband, dlsgulsetl ns n llebrew peddler, found them on n farm ln n re mote pnrt of the town. They were nrrest ed nnd sent to Jnll to awalt tho sesslon of the grand Jury. Rev. Wllllam A Davlson of Hurllngton, stnte mlsslonary of the Vermont Baptlst state conventlon, has recently mado a strotiR nppeal for more money to help ovanRellze tho stnte. Tho Rev. 5Ir. Davl son declares that the stnto conventlon ls oldlnu 39 churches nnd helplnR support mlsslonarles amons tho Itallans, Swedes nnd French. Tho conventlon ls worklne for n fund of nt lenst $200,000. Dr. Davls R. Dewey, professor of eeonomtcs nnd statlstlcs, Slassachusetts Instltuto of TechnoloRy, received thls year from tlie Johns Hopklns Unlverslty tho John 5Iarshall prlzo for havlng pro duced durlnB the year tho best work on polltlcnl sclence, "Flnanclal Hlstory of tho Unlted States." Doctor Dewey ls a na tlvo of BurllnRtnn nnd Krnduated from the Unlverslty of Vermont In 1S73. J, E. Joslln of Wnltslleld was druRRed and robbed of $30 to $40 ln hls room In the I-enox, a boardhiB houso ou State street ln 5Iontpeller early Tuesday mornlnR. Mr, Doty, tho proprletor, heord a nolse, nnd on roIiir to tho room found Joslln un consclous. W. II. Shenn of BurllnRton nnd Geo. Galley of 5Iontrenl wero arrest charRed wlth tho robbery. After they have served a terni of ten days each for intoxlcation they wlll bo arrnlRiied. Edwnrd O. RadRer, 35, of the flrm of BadRer, 5IcI.ean & Co., shoo denlers, was found ncar Barre Wednesday wlth a bul let hole In hls slde. IIo went huntlnR, hls wlfo becamo alarmed at hls lonR ubsenec, nnd wlien tho senrchers found hlm he was In a crltical condltlon. Tho shot wns llred from a 3S callbro army revolver, 5Ir. BadRer was captaln of company E durlnR tho Spnnish-Amerlean wat. 5Ir. BadRer, who was only partlally consclous, snid tho shootlng wns nccldentnl. Ilenry Mllls Alden completed the 35th year of hls edltorshlp of Harper'p 5Iag nzlno last Tuesday, August 10. "lt Is a remnrknblo reeord." says,the New Y'ork Tlmcs, "but oven so does not mensure tho lenRth of Mr. Alden's connectlon wlth tho houso of Hnrper, For slx years bo- fore ho becamo tho head of tho maRazlno lio was edltor of Ilarper's Weokly, 'At tho tlmo of nssumlne that posltlon he was 20 years old, Evcn bofore that ho had edlted for the Ilarpers thelr 'Plctorlal Hlstorj' of tho Clvil War.' Stlll earller ho had wrltten edltorlals for tho Even lng Post and tho Now York Tlmes, and oven, llko so many Amerlcans who havo grown Into fame, taueiit scnooi." mr, Al den was born In Mount Tabor. Ernest F. Doty was pourlnR- molten metal into a dowel holo at tho Woodbury Employment-Loss $35,000 rntes plnced on hll stenm cstnbllahments, ntul the lacl; of conipanles thnt nre wllllliK to wrlto Insuranco upou such rlsks nt nny rnte, tho Insurnnce has been plnccd In lumbcr mutuals utjd vnrloiiH compnnles that nre not bouiid bv the rpRUlnr tnrllt rntes ns estnbllshed by the New KnRlatid lixebanRe. Tlie Insuiancp Is underslood to have bocn about $1",000. Tho proper ty loss ls fully $"0.ono or more. Insuranco on the other rlsks was follows: Oscar V. llowo, JlfiflO on dwellltiR, ull nnd barn, J500 on hnuKchold furnltute, ?50 on ve hlcles, hnrnfss, etc., $50 on liotses, whlch Were saved ln the fninn .Mutual of Mont pelier; II. I". Iluibcr, 1500 on bouse nnd 300 on furnlture. Ilome of New York; 5Irs. Unrnnrd, damnRe to houso, lo.is not yet detprmlned, In Vermont Mutiml; 5Irs. Adnms, I'nlcni .Muuinl; 5Ir. lledwny, Ver mont Mutunl. All of these rlsks were lusured wlth C. 51. Hussell, tho locnl iifrcnt, and wlll be ndjustpd nnd pald nt once. The grent riuestlon now bpforo the vll lage of Wilmington Is the rnntter of llre proteetlon. All that we have Is n bnnd englne wlth n company of 30 niPn; Tlio two flre liumiis nt tlie mlll hnve been of tfreat vnlue nnd have snvpcl tliousands of dollni-K ln prelnus Ilres. An nttempt wns mnde a few years oro to hnve n llne D.nn pump set In tlie shop of 5tr. Courto mnnclip, but owltiR to the opjKisltlon put forth, thp project was defented. It thnt pump hnd been ln oiiemtlon, tho housos of O. F. Howe nnd II. F. liarber would hnve been saved, wlthout doubt. One thlnfe' H very certnln. No mlll or mnnufnpturlUK pstabllshment Is llkely to 1h bullt !n thls plncp untll we hnvo bctter proteetlon. 5Inny of the Insurnnce com pnnles wlll not wtlte hore for the samo lenson nnd some thnt 'hnve wrltton hcro wlll be llkely to wlthdrnw unless thcro Is a chnnRe ln tho condltlon In thls Im Iortnnt respcct. On Thursday mornlnR of lnst week tho alnrm of llre wns Rlven nnd lt wns soon lenrned thnt the eiiRlne houso on tho rnll ro.id statlon Rrounds wns on .Jlre. Tho tlie company lald liose from the mlll nt tnchliiR to the wnter pump, nnd had n stieam of water on the lumber nearby as soon ns possible, but the enslne houso wns pnst nll iiower to save. EnRlnps No. 1 nnd No. ', were ln the house nnd nre wortbless. I.eou Iloyd was the watchmar antl In some mnnner droped sparks from hls torch into n plle of wnste and soon tho whole structuro wns n mass of llnmes. Tlie wnti'hninn, wlth hls personnl belonR InRS, escnped wlthout lnjury. The en Rlnes soon bpRan to Rlvo oft stenm nnd tlio sound rcsembled moiinlnR, whlle En Rlnepr Crosler stood by wlth tears strenmlnf down hls face to thlnk that hls pnglnes sliould thus Iw destroyed. Tho property wns llghtly Insured. $1000 on No. 4 nnd $12.0 on No. , nnd $000 on tho bulldlnR. ln the Ilome of New York, C. 51. Kussell, nsent. 5Irs. C. 51. Itussfll wns in North Ad nms Wednesdnv. C. 1). Hpeneer of Phelburnc Falls Is In town thls week on business. A larRe nnmber of straiiRCrs nnd vls itors have bcen ln town thls week. Tlie nunual flr held nt thp ConRrepa tlonal Phmcli on Tuestlay evenliiR wns n very nleasant nffalr and was woll nt tendcd. CeorRp 51. Ilomls, with a force of help ers, mo Ijupii busy thls week puttlnR the telephone llnes In order. They beenme badly mlxed un as n result of the flre. The Ilepublicnn cnucus was held on 5Ionduy evenliiR. Jobn U. Huelt was nomlnated ns cnndldnte for represonta tlvc. The Uemocrats nominnted Keonard A. Ilrown. Tho attendance at the caucus os was not larce. ' The mannRers of tlie Chllds Tavern have declded to return to the old Vermont Houso. maklnR that "'o prlnclpal house anil uslns the Chllds Tnvern as an nn uex. They are compelled to make thls chnnRe as they say on account of the In conxenlence oxiwrienced In the new butld Iiik, whlch ,wns constructed nt n larRe ex pense, but doos not nnswer the purpose at all. The maln defect Is the kltchen whlch is entlrely too small, ns they clalm. 51nnnRer rhllds of Mvmorl.il hall has arrnnReil for a plensant evenlnii next week ruPsdny at 7 30 wlien be wlll Rlve a compllmentnry concert for the plensure of tlie ppople of WllmlnRton nnd ndjoln itiR towns. an AiirpIus recltal In whlch severnl of the new operas nnd many of tly latest sonRs wlll be rendcrcd. Tho Anirelus Is n perfect lnstrunient whlch ploys tlie musle In jvrfect tlme nnd har mony. No one shoutd fall to henr this concert whlch 5Ir. Chllds provldes nt con siderable pxpense, cmployliiR an expert to come to play the Instrument. Oranite company's nu.irrj- whcn a little water ln the openlnR caused compresslon of the nlr that blew the liquld lead baek Into li ls facc. One oye was so badly burned thnt the slRht wlll be destroyed. Two laiRe business blocks belonRlnR to II. 51. IIull nnd n barn to Oscar 5Ieado of Hinesburg were burned Frlday, causlnR a loss of over $21,000. The blaze started ln tho block north of 51r. Hull's store, wns soon beyond control nnd sprend from thls block to tho one occupled by 5Ir. IIull ns n store. In the north block was tho barber shop nnd HvlnR rooms of C. B. I.ucln, whlch were entlrely destroyed. J. H. Allen's hnrness shop wns nlso burned nnd "bosldes 5lr. Hull's store the llvlng rooms of Dr. 5lcKlbbon wero burned Some of the contents were saved but n large amount wns lost, The total loss Is estlmated to be $7000 on the buildings nnd from $12,000 to $1 1,000 on tho con tents. Severnl bulldlnRs near by cnught flre but the blazes were extlngulshed by the bucket hrlgnde. MASSACHUSETTS NOTES.' JudRe Edwanl E. I.yman. 70, dlcd ln Grcenlleld AVednesdny mornlnR nftcr a Ioiir lllness. He wns ndmltted to the bar ln 18(11, was clerk of the courts 30 years, nnd wns mado prlnclpal Justlce of tho Franklin county superlor court wlien it wns oiRanlzed in 1S90, liolillng that posl tion untll tho tlme of hls death. Ho Is survlved by a wife, two sons nnd two dnughlers. One son Is n young lawyor In Greentleld nnd tho other ls enRaged ln Insurnnce business ln New York. NEW HAMPSHIRE NOTES. Wllllam Conway of New Brunswick commltted sulcldo Sunday ln Sears s uv en- stablo In Claremont. He came from Bellows Fnlls Saturday, nnd wns glven n lotlglng In tho lock-up, nnd when re lcnsed Sunday mornlnR looked palo nnd hnggnrd. He botiRht, for flfteen cents, n kn fe wlth a blnde threo and ono-half ln ches long, nnd nfter whettlng lt nt tho horso troURh ln tho stablo dollberatciy drovo the blade to the hllt In tho rlRht sldo of hls throat, 5lr. Sears saw hlm fnll and called physlclans who nttended hlm nt tho hospltal, whero ho dled ln about half an hour. If tho Indlan governmorut mado no nttemnt to urotect the tcpmlng populn- tlon of the emplre from tho ravages of tho wild beasts whlch lnrest tho Jungies of Hindustnn nnd Burmnh, tho annual losa of llfo would be horrlblo beyond bo- llef. As lt Is, tho reeord of cnsualtles from the four footea cnrnivorous nm mnls ts sumclcntly nppalllng. Notwlth- stnnd hiR urmy of huntcr number lng 38,000 men lnst yenr who nro pald to keop In check the wild llfo of tho tropicai forests nnd the hllls, thero were nenrly 25.600 human vlctlms. By far tho Rreater number, 23,104, wero kllled by tho bltes of serpents, anu imv reu prey to tlgers, 227 to wolves anu I3 to pears, leopards and panthers. IN WINDHAM COUNTY TOWNSHEND. As Others See Us. A Franklin county (5Inss.) rcaldent, now or recently on n vlslt to our vlllnRo, selids thls plensnnt nttlclo to lils homo paper, tho Oreonfleld anzetto; "Townshend vlllngo llps on a sort of platonu nt n consldernblo clevntlnu nbovo the mcndows, whlch border tho West rlvcr, n branch of tho Connecticut. Thcso menilowH riow good crops of corn, potn tops nnd grnss nnd npppnr mtich llko tho Decrflpld mpndows. Thcio nre two Rro cery nnd gonernl mcrchnndlso stores ln tho vlllngp, kcpt by 5lr. nollnnd nnd 5lr. Low, n tln shop nnd u comblnntlon har ness ropalr shop, soda nnd clgnrs nnd bar ber shop. Tho tln shop nlso cnrrles "pop" nnd supports n barber chalr. Tho post ofllce ls nt n prlvnto housp. Two malls are received and sent out dally, both north and south. Thls comprlses the plncps of public business wltli the ex cept lon of tho Townshend Inn, llownrd Burke, propiletor. Thls Is In ovpry wny nn ornnmpnt nnd uddltlon to tho vlllnRo. Bullt n hnlf n dozen yeurs ngo It looka brnnd new nnd Is clonn nnd npnt In nll lts nppolntmenls. A Rood tnble Is kept nnil sojourners nre suro to bo welt trented there nnd can flnd on tho hottent day, n shndy sjiot and n tevlvlng breezo on Its brond plazzas. A number of trnn sleuts nro nccnmmodated there besldes leenl tegulnr bordeis, who llnger to un joy the pure nlr nnd scenery, the iulet nnd henllng of theso good old green mouutnlns. "Tliose who lald out Townshend fol lowed the Rood old fashloued custohi of Includlng ln tlie place a common. Tlie churches, Baptlst nnd CoiiRregatlonnl, town house, stores, the Inn, n clrculatlng llbrnry of nbout 000 volumes whlch Is kept nt tlio house of Dr. Osgood, nnd some of the older nnd more substnntlnl houses fnce the common nnd clrcle nround It. ln the cenlre of the common, whlch Is wcll slinded by mnples nnd proidol wlth swlngs, Is a fountnln of very pretty deslRii. ln mentlonliiR the buildings whlch fnco the common I omltted tho 1m lnnd nnd Orny semlnnry, whlch occuples n hnndsome new wooden structure, tho old brlck bulldlnR havlng been destroyed ln the flre 10 years ngo, whlch wlped out a Rood pnrt of tho vlllngo. Thls hlgh school occuples n promlncnt place In tho town's llfe. At present It has an cn rollment of S5 puplls who come from nll the surroundhiR towns. Quotlng from the 1003-4 catalogue "What Is now I.eland nnd Orny Semlnnry wns Incorpornted by the leRlslature of Vermont ln 1S31 un'der the nnme of 'Island Classlcal and EtiR llsli School' In honor of Llcut. Gov. Le lnnd. The nnme was chaiiRed to Lelnnd and Gray semlnao- In 1SC2." "The Baptlst churcli Is a vcry pretty modern structure, bullt to replace one destroyed by flre 10 years nRo. Rev. 5Ir. Itoynl Is nn exceptlonnlly enrnost, brnlny and brnnd mlnded man nnd well fltted to work In n broader Held. But renlly who could wlsh a broader fleld than thls, or one more worthy of thoURhtful eultlva tlon. The New Englander Is nn nnalydcal thlnkcr who demands the truth wlth no frllls nor poplshj'tomfoolpries" mlxed In. Woe betlde the youiiR mlnlster who comes to such n fleld oxpectlng to wln fnvorablo notlco by dudish dress nnd long worded, hlgh soundlng plntitudes ln lleu of ser mons, nnd blessed ls he who has the mlnd nnd heart big enouRh to undcrstand nnd sympnthlzp wlth hls sltnple, homely llock, to mlnlster to thelr needs nnd walk wlth them from day to day as wlth a brother and frlend. And such n man, I nm surc, Is also the mlnlster of tho CoiiRreRatlonal s'oclely, Rev. 5Ir. Baker. Hls chuich ls an older bulldlng but shows cnre nnd Is benutiful In lts old stylc, rc Juvcnated nnd freshened by palnt nnd new carpcts, etc. A modern plpe organ furnlshed nccompap.lment to n well ren- lered anthem by the vlllage cholr as I Ilstencd last Sunday from my ptfw by tho Rritcfully open wlndow. 'A pretty Just estlmnte of n town cnn be formcd by observlng tho respect Its peoplc show thelr dead. Townshend s cometerles, the three near the vlllage (Townshend is n large nnd old town and has, I nm told, seven cemeterles In nll) aro neat and well kept, the stoncs don't lop over nt nll nnglcs or lle down, uut snow cnro and nttcntlon. A tomb Is localed by the cemetery on the Jamaica road. Townshend: A good old tcwn to dle In, but n better one to llve In.grow strong nnd happy among Its honest, whnlesonie pcople nnd dellRhted by refreshltiK sprlngs and i'c Rrand nnd Ri'een clad and cloud cappcd Rranlte hllls." WILLIAMSVILLE. Almon 5Ini-sh of Brookline Is at Per- Icy Sp.irks's. t'nn Itlce of Brattleboro Is vlsltlng her cousln, 5I;ibel 5Iorse. Capt. and 51rs. C. P. Stono went to Townshend Monday to lslt. Thp grove meotlngs nt Sunset lake be- gnn Tuesday nnd wlll closo Sunday even- lng. 5Irs. J. II. 5lcrrlfleld is havlng a serlous tlne wlth n carbunple on the back of her neck. 5Irs. Hnttle Wlllard Elllot and son. Hnrold, nre vlsltlng her brother, Frank Wlllaid, nnd fnmlly. 5Irs. Clnrenco I-azelle ls at home after a stay of several weeks In Dover. Her hcalth Is much Improvcd. Jessle Payan of Amberst ls vlsltlng her cousln, 5Iary Adnms, the oldest daughter of Mr. and 5lvs. 5Ierton Ad.ims, Chnrles Thayer hurt ono flnger badly last Wednesday when he was helplng Herbert Auams build a barbed wlre fence. '.Jeorge 5I.inche?ter and fnmlly went to Sunset lnko Thursday for n week 8 stny 5Ir. 5l.inchester's ncphcv from New York went wlth them. Mrs. Herbert Adnms will tench the com- InR term ln South Newfane, 5Ilss Flor cnce Adams wlll tench ln Grafton, nnd Mlss Abble Ad.ims wlll return to Lelnnd nnd Grny semlnnry ln Townshend. 51r. nnd 5Irs. Bert Wrlght nnd chlld mnde n short vlslt Sunday nfternoon nnd evenlng nt C. E. Park s, nnd nttend ed the meetlng on Newfane hlll. 51rs, 51, 51 5I.ul In nnd daughter, Mnbel, and son, Ralph, of Bellows Falls also are vls ItlnR nt 5Ir, Park's. WESTMINSTER WEST. II, P. Dlnsmoro hns been 111 durlng tho past few weeks. 5Ir, and Mrs. II. A. Hall are wlth thelr brother C. A. Hall. 51rs. A. P. Ranney Is nwny for n ten days vlslt wlth hcr nlcco In Warren. 5Irs. Frank Hnrlow Is vlsltlng her un cle, Rev. II. A. Goodhue, ln Brattleboro, 5Ir. nnd 5Irs. II. O. Wnrdwell of Keeno havo been nt W. F. Buxton's for n week's vacatlon. 5Ir, and 5Irs, Dana DcCamp of Sprlng fleld mnde short vlslts ln town wlth rela tlvcs last week. 5Irs. DeCamp of SprlliRfleld ls nt B. A. Walker s, taklng care of 5Irs. Thompson who broke her hlp a fow weeks ago. O. H. Hammond of Torrlngton, Conn., has spent n few days at H. A. Wnlker s( and ho nnd hls wife hnve returned to thelr home, Foxcs havo been maklng hnvoo wlth the poultry In tho south neighborhood. Walter Buxton shot one recently whllo reynard was looklng for hls morning mcal. Rufus Houghton of Ohlo has Joincd hls daughter nnd granddnughters at hls brotlier's, F. J. Iloughton's. Mr. Hough ton went from thls placo to Ohlo ln 186 and has been engaged In rallroadlng slnco that tlme. Tho north nnd south schools wlll unlte with tho vlllngo school for tho fall term 511ss Corn. Barncs wlll tcach. W. A. Dun ham wlll brlng tho scholars from tho south dlstrlct nnd C, E. Brooks from the north dlstrlct. There nre moro than 4,000,000 steel pens used up every day In England. VERNON. Aldrlch nnd Sons nro bulldlng n barn for C. E. Davls, Tho lndlcs' clrcle wlll mcet ln thelr rooms next Thursday afternoon. 5llss Almn Stcbblns of Fltchburg vls Ited rclntlves In town lnst week. 5Ilss Edlth Hlll rcturncd Tuesday from n vlslt In Uoston nnd Newton, 5Inss. 5tlss Besslo Evnns of Boston Is spondlng n few days wlth 5Ilss Jeanctto Jnriulth. 51lss Nelllo Wrlght of Sprlnglleld hns been u roccnt gucst of J. T. WrlRht's fnmlly. 5llss Inez Akley roturned 5Iondny from n few days' stny ln Amherst wlth n school frlend. 5Ils Florenco E. Johnson of Chlcngo Is n Kticst of 51lss '.ul; Johnson nt Elm hurst. J. T. Wrlght wns nominnted for town repiesentntlve nt tho cuucus Thursday evcnlnR. Mrs. W. Il..Geddls nnd 5Ilss Salisbury, who hnvo been bonrdlnR nt 5Irs. B. It. Allen'f", hnve returned to Brattleboro. 5Ir. nnd 5Irs. Chnrles Jnckson, who nt tended the nntlonnl Grand Army encnmp ment ln Boston nnd vlslted rclntlves In I.ynn nnd Gnrdner, 5Iass., roturned thls week. A meetlng of the Young Peoplo's Chrls tlan unlon wlll be held In t'nion churcli next Sunday mornlnR nt 11 o'clock. The subject to bo connldered Is "Tho Powor of Personal Inlluoncc." Refcrcnco, John 1: 36-S3. C. A. 5lcllae's new men's clnthltiR nnd fuinlshlngs store, nt tho old Boynton st.ind, 5Ialn street, Brnttlebord, wlll bo opened Sept. 10. SOUTH VERNON. Ilenry Streetcr Is nt work for L. W. Brown. 5Ir. nnA 5Irs. E. O. Leo spont last Sunday nt I,nke I'lcnsant. .1. A. Allen Is lt.xvlng n small crop of peaches and a fair crop of plums. 5Irs. 5tnry Forwnrd of SprlnRlleld has been vlsltlnR 5Irs. F. A. Adams. Itev. E. 12. I.ombard wlll speak ln tho ehrtpel next Sundny at 11 o'clock. HarvestlnR of swect corn has beRun nnd farmers are loadlng lt on tho cars. Clarenco Beers Is on tho slck 11st and Cllftou Streeter Is takhiR hls place work Iiir for A. Beers1. J. C. Allen nnd R. W. Russell have gono to Alton Bay, N. II., to attend the Advon tlst camp meetlnRS. 5Ir. nnd 5Irs. Charlcs Jackson havo roturned from thelr vacatlon, spent ln Boston nnd vlcinlty. 51r. nnd 5lrs. Gnlusha Newton nnd dniiRhter, Chrlstlne, nrrlved nt C. II. Ncwton's last Sunday. Rev. and 5Irs, F. E. Brooks liave re turned to West Wareham, 51ass. They expect to move to Fnlrhavcn, 5I,ibs. Frank Elllot returned thls week from Donner, Cnl., where he was engaged In business a few months. 5Ilss 5Iarlon Adams and 5Ilss Besslo urplo returned last week from Revero Beaeh, where they had been two weeks. 5Irs. Wlll Goodehlld and two chlldrcn of Fltchburg have been entortnlned the past two weeks by 5Ir. and 5Irs. F. G. Courser. WEST WARDSBORO. Several people attended the opcn-alr meetlng on Newfane hlll Sunday. 5Ilss iMTa Vose of North Adams, who s In poor henlth, ls nt her fnthcr's, C. Allen's. Itev. R. A. Nlchols ofllciated Saturday at tho funeral ot Emery Wheeler ln Stratton. 5Irs. 51. 1j. Rlce's haml Is much Im rovcd slnce she has removed tho tlny lilece of steel whlch has traveled acrosa the palm of her hnnd. rhe lce cream. supper and sale Frlday evenlng was well nttended nnd patronlzed. Rev. Jlr. Nlchols extendcd thanks to the band forthclr muslc. Some of the recent vlsltors ln town are Mrs. 5InRrath and Mlss AHce Seymour of Boston and 5Irs. Genle I-eonnrd of 5Iln neapolls nt S. S. Perry's; James SpraRUe nnd 5Ilss Dalsy HouRhton of Northfield, 5IasM.. at W . J. Davldson s; 5Ir. nnd 5Irs. George Walte of North Bennington wlth rel.itlves, 5Irs. Howe nt her slstcr's, 5Irs. 51. Baldwins. 5trs. Gnle, an aged woman who had been nn Invnlld for years, fell last week and wns badly hurt. It Is thought that sho sufl'ered a paralytle shock at that tlme. fehe could scarccly speak and could take no nourlshment up to the tlmo of her death, whlch took placo about 3 o'clock Mnnd.iv mo-nini?. Tho funeral and bur- Inl wero on Wednesday preceded by pray er at the houso. Rev. A. J. 5iartin ofll ciated. The sympathy of nll Is wlth 5Ir. Gale In hls sorrow. 5Irs. Gale had been a metnber of the 5Iethodlst church many years. There was a vcry pretty aomo wed- dlnR nt 5Irs. 51. 51. Slilne's Wednesday, when her daughter, 51lss 51lldrl Shlne, was marrled to R. H. Wilder of Alstead, the ceremony belng performed by Rev. ii. A. Nlchols. 5Ilss Nina Gleason of Ja maica was bridesmald nnd Charles Shine, a brother of the brlde, was the best man. The rlnR servlce was used and Allco Streeter of Hazel cottnRe wns tho rlnR bearer. The brldnl party stood upon a mat or everlasting, under a benutiful nrch of everRrcen and goldenrod. Sus pended from tho arch was n bcll of ever lasting, whleh contained plenty of rlcc, Thp lirldo received numerous beautlful Rlfts nnd n sum of money. Sho wore n bluo travcllng sult. 5Ir. nnd 51rs. Wilder went to thelr home in Alstend soon nfter the ceremony. Refreshments wero sorved. A number of neighbors nnd rcl ntlves and filcnds from a dlstance wero present. WARDSBORO. J. E. Gleason Is wlth hls famlly for a fcw days stay. Herbert Eddy has retuined to hls work In Newton, 5Iass. 5Ilss Nlna Glenson ls vlsltlng her aunt, 5Irs. II. E. Knlght. Gllbert 51IIIer of Springfield, 5Inss., ls Hpemllng hls vacatlon nt tho hotel. Mr. and 5Irs. Frank Iloyt of Fltchburg, who havo been vlsltlng nt S. D. 5Iay's, liave returnen home. 5Ir, nnd 5Irs. Fred Eddy, who have been vlsltlng 5Ir. Eddy's mother, 5Irs. 5Iary Eddy, havo returned to thelr homo Ir. New York. Tho funeral of 5Irs. Jefferson Gnle, who dled ln West Wardsboro, was held at tho churcli here Wednesday at 11 o'clock, Rev. A. J, 5Iartln ofllciatlng. Dr. J. T. Hefllon of Franklin is with hls son, Dr, O. V. Helllon for a few days' vlslt on account of the sovere lllness of little Otls Helllon with cholera Infantum. Tho A. Z. club wlll hold n sale of fancy nnd useful artlcles nt tho Mothodlst churcli Thursday afternoon and evenlng, Sept. 1. Cake nnd lco cream wlll bo served nfternoon nnd evenliiR, Tho pro eeeds of the salo wlll bo for tho beneflt ot tho bell fund. Thcro will be nn enter tnlnment In tho ovenlng. Tho band will bo In attendance. WARDSBORO CENTRE. Eugeno Blssell of Boston Is tho guest of hls aunt, Slrs. W. C, Smlth. 5Irs. Jcsslo Slawson of DeSoto, Mo., ls vlsltlng her motlicr and other relatlves. Cyrus Spraguo returned Monday to Sprlnglleld, 5lass., after spendlng a fow days with hls parenta, 5Ir. and Mrs. F. C. Spraguo. Nelson Derby of 5IlnncapolIs and hla brother, D. W. Derby, ot Keeno, aro vlsltlng In town. Tho former wont AVoat from Ticro In 1855, and tho brothers had not met for 17 years. Ho Had Ono "Is thero a llterary club nround hero nnywhere?" asked tho long hnired vlsltor, "Yes," replled tho odlt or, reachlng- under hls desk, "nro you a llternry man?" Phlladelphla Ledger. NORTHERN COUNTY TOWNS. CAMDRIDQEPORT. Rev. Iaura Wild wlll return to her home In Nebtaska. 5lrs. Bnwker spent severnl days lnst week In Cnvendlslj. 51rs. Flora Kellogg of I'corln, 111., sppnt 5binday wlth her cousln, 5trs. F. A. Smlth. Ilnrry Mntthows of Now Yoik clty cnmo Wednesuny to vlslt hls uncle, Ilov. A. W. Wild. Tho nnnunl meotlnR of the W. C. T. tT. wlll ho held Thursdny afternoon, Sept. 1, nt tlie chnpel. Mlss Fnnny I,. Dlmond went to Sprlng fleld Wednesday to spend n week nt lonldns Barry's. Charles Tenney of Conwny, 5Iass., oamo last Saturday to spond two weeks wlth hls motlicr, 5Irs. -Nancy Tennoy. 5Ir. nnd 51rs. Frcd Whltncy of Buffnlo, N. Y hnvo bpon spendlng several dnys ln thls vlcinlty wlth Mr. Whltnoy's rela tlves. S. P. Cushliig nnd fnmlly ient Sunday In Newfjno nnd nttended tlie nnnual opcn-nlr meetlng on tlio BoncnBSon grounds on Newfane hlll. Those who remember 51lss 5Inry J. Ful lcr may bo Interested to henr that sho nnd her husbnnd hnve been ln town thls week cnlllng on old frlends. Thelr homo Is In Kceno. Mrs. Jennlo Fnlrbrother wns tnken se rlously 111 lnst week, but nt present Is moro comfortable. Her dnughter, 5Irs. Etnost Cooledge, of Hartland, wns cnlled home to nsslst n trnlned nurso In cnrlng for her. The lawn party for tho bpnoflt of the churcli, glven by Mlsscs Oma nnd Jen nlo Hnrwood nnd 5tiss Jennlo Blrd lnst Thursday evenlng, wns attended by nenrly 100 people. A benn supper wns served from C.30 to 8 o'clock. 5Ilss Edlth Oood rlch of Woburn, 5Iass., n former pupll ln the Emerson School of Oratory, gavo threo selectlons, 5Irs. Grace Bolowlne of Woburn, 5Inss a reading, and 5Irs. Frod Whltney of BufTnlo, N. Y.. n recltatlon, nll of whlch wero much enjoyed. Several of our young people rovo recltatlons, and wlth slnplng a very enjoyablo program wna carried out. 5Ilsses Harwood and Bird received n vote of thanks for tlicir Rcneroslty nnd hospltallty. STRATTON. 5Ilss Ethel Eddy has returned from Northfield, 5Ins3. Otls Ward of East Arlington vlslted at Chesslo Allen's recently. 5Irs. Florence Flsher r.f win,n,n, been nt AV. R. Lyman's. x 5Irs. Frel Hnlett nt pii' r-iio Ilenry Hulett's last week. 5Ilss Florence M I1K7.V nf Tnniqlnn ln town tho flrst of the week. 5IrS. I.lzzle Hlllett wn n Aflna T,rt. son's In Windham tho flrst of the week. 5lr. anrl Mrs Alliort T3n..l.Mi t been In Tarborvlllo on business thls week. 5Irs. Emmons, wlfo of a former pastor, vlsltlnR nt 5Irs. Elmer Eddy's. 5IrS. Amand.l Ttlll.q ff .Tnmnlno ..!(, .l last week at GeorRe Baybrook's. Ralnh Parsv,n who r,a . for EuRene Thomas, has gone to Towns- iieim. 5Irs. 5Iartha Tln ow, UCIUCII, Ot Jamaica wern rrtmata liol ...Mlr n . Llzzlo Hulett's. EmerV Whpplor ,lle,1 Inol hm,.. day from an abscess ln the stomach. Ho leaves a wife and ten children. School ln dlstrlct Kn l.nr... t.,.. with Mra Eunlce Sprague of Jamaica tcacher. The school In No. 5 wlll bo taught by 5Ilss Ethel Eddy. A SCrvlep In niomnn. nt rn.. s tt i aimer. a former nnato,- .K.i cently In North Rlver, N. :, wlll bo held next Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. ii. iMcnois oi west Wardsboro wlll preach tho sermon. WESTMINSTER. jnujiife uhj wecK In lioston. town hall Umim. 1J" ul l" J. D. Dunbnr nf Tn,irt , G. II. Walker's store. TllO Corn linri'Ktlrio- !., t ... a better outlook than for several years. Mr. and Mrs. Ilenry nnd two children of New Huven, Conn., nre nt 51rs. Jano Fenn s. 5In StcnhenK bn mr..i t-, . ...u... ,u xviiuuau Cobb place, recently occupled by R Greenwood. Frank 5Ietcr,lf nf Tinni.inr. i ItlnR hls brother, Georgo' 5Ictcalf, tho flrst time ln 13 years. Ray 5IetOnlf hnil n nnrrtt. in.ury 5Ionday, when hls horses, whlch were hltched to a mowlng machlne. rnn away. Tho tobnecn ImrvMt lo r,m,.inn , A In thls locality for several years. Half tho harvestlnR ls done nlready. H. s Bond has the largest crop ln town, and expects to complote cutting tho comlng week. About 30 young people, including guests from New York clty, Chicago, and Bos ton. spent an evenlng last week at a corn roast, partaklng ot the hospltallty of J F Ward, who appeared In thelr mldst dur lng the evenlng dressed ns an Indlan chlef, whlch gavo zest to thelr merrlment. 5Ir. nnd 5Iis. Fred Fnlrbrother of Chlc apo mado a ilylng vlslt at hls father's, D. H. Faltbrother's, tho past week. Father and son had not met for 20 years, ard a cornpleto famlly reunlon" was brouRht about, Frank beinR at work In Bellows Falls, 5Iaud, Le0n and Etta be ins nt homo. 5Ir. Fnlrbrother Is conduc tor on the elevated rallroad in Chicago, and will be well remembered, havlng llvcd here In hls boyhood. Tho body of Klmball Cobb wns brought hcro for burlal Mondny nfternoon from Sprlngfleld, thls state. Servlces were held In the c-hnnol, Rev. G. II. DoBevoIso ofllciatlng. 5tr. Cobb was a natlvo of thls placo, llvlng many ears on a farm about two miles north of thls vlllage, nnd he wns well known and hlghly respected. Hls wlfo dled when young, leavlng hlm with nn onlv daughter, tho Iate Mrs. Sampson of Sprlngfleld, 5Iass., who was well known here. 5Ir. Cobb had reached the advanced ago ot 85 years. 10 months. Alonzn M. Tinhprr giant In physlcal strength", who dropped dead from apoplexy one dav last week , .. T 1 .. ... in uijucii, auuis., was a native ot this town. After spendlng hls boyhood ln Leyden ho went to New Y'ork clty, where ho nccumulated n fortuno aa n provlslon denler. ITn hnd linnn ln T r.,..inn i.., n short tlme, hls wlfo and son wero thero anu pians naa Deen mado for a famlly re unlon. He Inslsted on going into the fleld to work. nvprtnvn,! tilmonlf nn.i attncked with numbncss whlch soon end- wi in uciuu. uo leaves threo brothers and a slster. ' A Polltlcal Dlscusslon. "Good evenlng, Mr. Buttln," sald Gladys, rlslng to groet tho caller. "ilr Honey and I wero Just dlscussing polltlcs when you nrrlved. Wo havo been arguing about tho dlfferenco botween a majorlty and n plu rallty." "Well," sald Mr. Buttln, wlth a pat ronlzlng glance at Mr. Honey, "It's enslly understood. A mnjority ls a preponder nnco of favor between two partles, whllo a plurallty Is an excess over all." "Ah, yes,' slghcd Mlss Gladys. "It ts Just llko tho old saylng that 'two Is company and threo la a crowd,' Isn't It?" And tho mcanlng look that passed be tween 51lsa Gladys und Slr, Ilonoy con vlnced Mr. Buttln that ho had been count ed out. Judgc. After bclng posltlvely ldentlfled by Lovla Reoves, 13, daughter of a well-known tarmer, as tho negro who had ossaulted her, "Jlm" Glover wns shot to death Monday nlght noar tho glrl's home at Cedartown, Ga., and then dragged Into tho town and bunied In tho publla square.