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$1,50 A Year. $2. 00 If Not Paid in Advance.
'Let all the ends thou aiviest at be thy Country's, thy God's and 7 ruth's."
Price Five Cents Per Copy.
0LU3IE XXVI T.
r.KATTLl'T.OIiO, VK If. MONT, THURSDAY, .MAY 2!), J W)2.
NUMBER 22
I, D5EMEUTS, MEETINGS, LECTURES, ElC.
AUDITORIUM, BRATTLEBORO,
rhursday, May 29
i
HE SEASON'S CULMINATING EVENT.
FRANK DANIELS
nd his' Merry Company in his
Superlative Success,
MISS
MVIPLICITY
By R. A. BARNETT and H. L. HEARTZ.
Phe Chorus. A stage full of
Girlish Loveliness. Gowns
Garnered in the Swell
Shops of Paris.
I Elaborate and Colored Stage Pictures.
Two Round Dozen ot Whistly Lyrics.
And Fun? Well, there's
FRANK DANIELS.
l-Ie-erved Seat sale will open at The IJox Of
iec, .Monday morning, 31ay 2(1, at 8 o'clock
I -harp. Out-of-town parties wishing tickets,:
-li-mltl write tu CEO. E. FOX, Manager of
I Auditorium.
The free list for this engagement is entirely
mi it; ruled.
WANTED, FOR SALE. TO RENT. Etc.
"IITANTKP Waitress, chambermaid and dish !
V pantry girl. Apply at IIkooks liorsK
IN ALL PRODUCTS OF HUMAN SKILL THERE
IS A STANDARD OF COMPARISON. IN THE
PIPE AND REED ORGAN AND PIANO WORLD
TODAY THE STANDARD OF COMPARISON 13
THE ESTEY
it
MC CULLOUGH, 118;
CLEMENT, 56;
PROCTOR, 49.
THE RESULT OF THE CAUCUSES UP TO
THIS MORNING.
Judged by any standard yon choose the merits tf KSTKY Pianos and organ are
Ht once apparent. The quality of tone, responsiveness of action and the refinement id'
workmanship, is nil that can he desired. The recognized leaders in the piot'eion of
this ami foreign countries who ne KSTKY' S exclusively, form a galaxy of players
whose evidence attests in the most emphatic manner that
THE ESTEY,
America's Leading Instrument, has Become the Standard of the World.
I XI Sl AL VAI.CKS THIS WKKK IS tsKI HAN OS AN i) OIHlANs:
One Organ a beauty original price .silo, red need to - - $6o.
One Organ handsome Oak Case -original price s'.Ci, reduced to - 55.
A New Kngland Organ line order - - - - ,15.
One Old Style Kstey a good one ..... jo.
One Woodai d ' Brown Square Piano fi octave -gootl order- - ,.
Z ff'Sua our Specials in l'ianos before you make any promises to any one. We will
save you money. We have in toek Piano and )rgan Stools, Piano 'hairs, Instruc
tion Books, IMano Covei and Taney .Scarf-, The Kureka .Mumc Leaf Turner, new, nov
el and useful. Try one on your organ or piano.
Retail department. ESTEY ORGAN COMPANY.
Mention Tlie Reformer when writing. Hrutllchoro, VI.
Y WANTKI) At ElIV'9 H.VKi:ilv.
-tf
w
ANTED Cash paid for Dakota land. L.
L. Ki.iM.i Ki.i KH, Mason City, la. 20-4t
WAXTKIi Several cords of hard wood,
sawed and split to stove length and de
H,t,'(1 in lirattleboro, also a load of chunk.
Address, statinp price, 'Woon," Hei'ornier Of
llce, lirattlehoio, Vt. 20
XTKI First-class chef at once. Frank
A. J'LAOC. 18-tf.
BOY WAXTKD To make himself Renerally
useful. Nteailv place for rijjht one. State
lner l mice, Itrattlelioro, Vt.
S. W. EDGETT & CO.,
Real Estate Atfs.
RELIABLE INVESTMENTS.
6x Main Ht., Itraltkhoro,
SKN1 I Oil CATAUHil'K.
VI.
Farm liari uiii.
rJ acre farm, 7 miles from Iwnttlcboio,
good cottage Iioiim' and barn, running
water to hoiiM' and barn, ten acrt s. tillage,
balance past lire and timber. A Ming
home for some one. .7-r.
Three acres, house anil barn, good fruit
orchard, on main road 4 miles from lirat
tleboro, land all tillage and just the place
for gardening. s73.
Twenty acre farm, I test loam soil, plenty
fruit. I1 jj'wtory house, six rooms, ami barn,
3 mile to scliof.l, chureli, P.O. This farm
is in Conn., a short distance from Wiili
mantic. a town of Kumo inhabitants. The
owner was oilered Sou lat spring but as
the place was lea-ed he could not sell. K
is now ottered for w(. .lust the place
for gardening.
lCxcliaiiKe.
n Vermont
Would like
one with pond or small body of water for
trout raising. W ill give hi exchange, a
good paving business. What have you
got ?
"T T 7" A N T K I A good farm
f ir .ew Jiampsjiire
-Tenement 5 rooms on Canal
Modern. IJ.UU.
room.ii, corner
eets. This IS
neat Main street. slti.Wi.
in tenement, good gar-
TO KK NT-street.
rpO liKNT Tenement
JL Church and Klli
tlcMrahle as it i
mo KKNT-Bi
JL den, want a small family, only .'jS.uO
per month.
rpo RKNT 14 liooms on one floor, .lust
JL the plane to take roomers. There
never was such a demand for rooms as the
present. Here is a chance for Someone to
make a good living in this business.
rpo RENT
1 Tenement, 5 rooms, Central St.,
rno liKNT
JL Two tenements in Whetstone
$9.
Block, - - $7 ml $9.
Mention this paper when writing.
TRY IT TO-DAY!
Flor de
Castillo
HI. ST IOC. CKi.lK maim;.
BULLY.
Best 5 cent Cigar Sold or Made.
Both brands sold by all
local dealers.
I
I
-J
i
McCullough Still Leads With Clement and
Proctor Running Close-The Great Popu
lar Demand Not Present at the Caucus
es -The Next iBsue of the Reformer Will
be Able to Give Practically the Full Re
' suits.
Cii ileuses! to eli'ft ili'li-ntes to the
stud' Kepulilicnn oonvi'iitiou Ht. Mont
pelior June lit to numhmto n Kovernnr
mill other state ollicers' were held Mon
d;iy lit KnoslmrK unit Middletown
Springs, four .MeCullounh deletrntes
were eleeted nt the former mut two
l'roetor delegates at the latter. Tile
Somerset caucus! reported to have been
held t lie same day, has been postponed
i until next Monday, iiarre has also
chanced the date of her caucus from
June 1(1 to June .". Tuesday Addison
unanimously elected t wo McCullough
delegates, betides its district and
county delegates, the latter beitif solid
for J. IS. Oonoway, state's attorney,
iiindF. K. Sears, county senator. Xew
jltaveii also nave McCullough three
j delegates Tuesday iu a largely attend
' ed caucus. It was a strong fifht. I'roc-
! tor and Clement forces combinine on
! a Clement delegation.
i I ion was defeated bv it! majority. The
license men, however, elected deleya
tions to the district and
ivertions. l'roetor add
to Ins list luesilav, winniijir bv a
i lartie majority in Derby anil Wells,
'though a stilf 'light was made by Clem
ent .supporters. Rockingham Republi
cans will hold their cnucus at the
town hall in Dellows falls al .'i o'clock
Saturday and will elect seven dele
gates and seven alternates to the state
convention and the same, number of
district delegates. There will be u
carefully prepared check list, and a
committee of three, cue for each gub
ernatorial candidate, to decide on
names not on the oliicial list. The
town committee will insist on these
(Ualihcntions: only ivepublicans wno
Addison f.2
iienniuirton. , , 4s
Caledonia J!)
llittellden ''"
Kssex 'JO
franklin ti
(iniitd Isle 11
l.iiinollle ;n
onuijre 4:i
1 nleans ; 4s
Ittitland
Wuliinjxton '1
Wlinlliam ''d
Windsor T'.i
Total
.Neeessarv lor ehoiee,
THIS MORNING'S NEWS
THE GIST OF THE LATEST DISPATCHES.
The resignation of the entire French
cabinet w ill lie announced June .'1.
The Senate will take a final vote on
the la nding Philippine government bill
Tuesday.
Kx-Gov. Roswell l-'arnham is serious
ly il! with heart trouble at his home
in liradford.
Prof. Adolf Kussmaul, who intro
duced the stomach -pump into medical
practice, is dead at Heidelberg, Ger
many, lie was born iu lti'2'2.
The Roehambeau party of French
visitors in New York yesterday inspect
ed the navy yard with Hear Admiral
liaiker, also the buildings of ('olum
bia university nnd visited Grant's
tomb.
A Washington despatch says that
President Roosevelt mav visit Xew
CLEMENT HOLDS A PRIVATE
CAUCUS IN
BRATTLEBORO. igatTu.
NINE LOCAL OPTION DELEGATES WILL
ATTEND THE CONVENTION FROM
BRATTLEBORO.
son, Jj. . llawley and Carl
were then nominated nnd
T e vote for J Iu.sk ins dele
gates to the district convention was
j soon counted. Col. Hooker announced
j that iXJl votes had been cast and the
1 following delegates were elected: V.
j It. Vinton. K. C. Crosby, K. W. Blod
Igctt, H. K. Taylor, C. O. Kobbins,
l James F. Hooker, S. A. Smith, C. K.
! Crosby and K. W. Gibson,
j It was n matler of about o minutes
j more to finish the count and the hall
; was filled with anxious citizens a wait
! ing the result. The outcome became
apparent toa few before the announce
ment from the long faces of the Proc-
Caucus the Largest Ever Held i 1 This
Town, Over 1000 Votes Being Cast Clem
ent Delegation Wins by a Plurality of
Three- Some of the Tactics of the Proctor
Supnorters-A Blow to the Local Machine.
In spite of calling an early caucus as i tor tellers and suppressed smiles of the
the surest means of electing their del
CI A'C DININC AND
1 LnULl O LUNCH ROOM
Best 25c Meals in Town.
SPECIAL TODAY,
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
FRESH STEAMED CLAMS.
An A 1 lot, arrived today direct from Ito-ton.
FRANK A. FLACC, Prop'r,
N'ear the ltride, ojp. I'.ratlli lMiro House.
1. I in Viwm.t ,,r SI, , i , I 1 1 1 , . r f , , r
The coiiibina- j tile purimse of making a few speeches
in the campaign in .Maine and Ver
mont, where congressional elections
and county con- wiu ,.lkf, .,lll(.H jn thl. t.arlv fllll
,;l'1T:"U''"i Pr,f.,r Kbert T. Hill, of the
: United Slates Geological Service and
j head of the expedition sent by the Na
Itional Geocraphical Society, has just
! made a daring and prolonged in vest i
Igation of the volcanic activity in Mar
tinique in the interests of science.
Theodore Mcliride of Swanton, em
ploycd in building the new bridge over
the Missisipioi river at Sheldon .func
tion for the St. Johnsbury and Lake
Champlain railroad, fell off the bottom
girder of the bridge Tuesday and was
drowned. He was i'.") years old ami unmarried.
W. J. llrvan. just back from his Gu
ys that he is for any gootl
for the next .residential
have since become of age and declare ' nominee, who subscribes to the prin
they are Republicans, who say they i ciples of the Kansas city platfoini. He
wili vote for the Republican party nom- i is not a candidate himself and has no
ciratioii and straining every nerve to
accomplish this end, iu spite of resort
ing to more or less questionable poli- ;
tics that Fletcher U. Proctor might
have the prestige of carrying the larg- ;
est town in Windham county, iu spite ;
of the most arduous labor in order
that the "niachirie" of this town might
not be overthrown, the supporters of
Fletcher D. Proctor were defeated in
the caucus of Saturday nit'ht by a
matter of three votes and a delegation ;
elected to support Percival W. Clem- ;
ent. the local option candidate for ;
governor, iu the state convention. i
The caucus was undoubtedly the!
largest ever held by one party in this
town and the total number of votes 1
cast lo."iS sliows in some measure the ,
height of political feeling which was
embodied. From the time of the
opening of the polls at 2 o'clock until
they were closed promptly on the min
ute'of H there was an almost continu
ous line of voters from the door of
Festival hall to the ballot box, and the
excitement which reigned among those ; ge.-
appointed to challenge doubtful Re
publicans gave additional enlivenment
tilled with tur-
C'tement counters. When the count was
finally verilied Col. Hooker read from
a paper handed him by Clerk Cham
berlain as follows: "Total number of
votes cast U."il of which Mr. McCul
lough receives l.VJ, Mr. Proctor 4ol and
Mr. Clement l.V." Col. Hooker at
tempted to read the list of delegates
elected but his voice was drowned by a
mighty cheer from the Clement faction
which continued to vent its enthusiasm
for several minutes.
The Clement delegation is as follows :
K. W. lilodgett, H. K. Bond, C. O.
Kobbins. C. R. Crosbv, L. H. Rich
ardson, C. W. Puller. C. A. Miles, F.
JJ. Putnam and F. II. Howard. The
Proctor delegation would have been:
J. G. Kstey, L. F. Adams, C. H.
Thompson, G. V. Pierce, A. L. May
nard. W. K. Hubbard. C. S. Hopkins,
('.. Prentiss and G. L. Dunham. The
McCullough delegates voted for were:
George W. Hooker. William H. Vin
ton. H. K. Taylor, S. A. Smith, F. F.
Gleason. Arthur Roberts, George A.
Hiues, Herbert G. Harber, C. b. Stur-
BODY FOUND IN THE CONNECTICUT.
to the scene which was
moil from start to finish, ' Discoverei Yesterday Morning Among the
When the caucus was called to order J Logs Which Are Jammed Against the Fier-
ai o ciock me unit was imeu wun ;
people, most of them pledged to the i
support of the prohibition candidate.
A bodv winch is undoubtedly that
Undoubtedly That of Miss Lula Manley Who
Was Drowned Near North Hartland.
voted the Republican ticket at the last j ban trip.
state election ana legal voters wno lemocrat,
The call was first, read by R K. Gor- !
don, chairman of the Republican town
committee, and the ollicers of the can-,
cits were then chosen. Col. George ;
W. Hooker was elected chairman and ;
11. P. Chamberlain clerk. The rules'
of eligibilitv were clearlv stated by ;
I Col. Hooker, who said thut any cit i-;
j zen who had voted the Republican!
state ticket two years ago. was a he- j
publican now, and if he intended to ;
suiiMirt Republican principles in the'
nil Ike
w
AN'TKIi At onee, a younir or middle ajred
man to work on a farnit must lie yood
r. Aimly to A. V. Mav, Hrattletioro. Vt.
18-tf
ANTED l'astry cook at Hall's restaurant.
l.-u
TO KENT,
11KXKMKNT TO KKXT
. Street.
Api.ly at
Jl Canal
!fj-tf
Jj miles from Hrattletioro. House partly
buni-hed. Api)ly .1. M., Kefiriner itrtiee.
iiin, nr..! 1 iiesuaoie rsE.iii.i.ti joiiee - u
1 11 ).M to rent, J"o. C Hijjh street.
1 liKNT Tenement of
. Williams street.
five rooms, at 29
10-4t
T
11 liKXT Twograidtlats. W
G. Dooi.rrri.i:.
"O-tf
rpn KKXT One larce unfurnislied room in
X ieinitv of Main St. Address I.oek llox.072
20-3t
TIKNKMKXTS to let. Apply to T.
,1l"Iii;K.
llitf
iou ham;.
'I! SAI.K A good Kstey irgan.
Lock llox '5.
The Vt. Loan & Trust Co,
CRAND FORKS, NO. DAKOTA.
(i.v onroHArr.n 1SS0.)
CAPITAL, $175,000.
Negotiates the sale of Farm Loans, netting
to the investor 5 per cent.
Kverv seeuritv personally examined.
Principal and interest paid liy cheek
from our Kastern otlice at Ilrattleliero, t.
Correspondence invited.
F. B. PUTNAM, Genera! Agent.
D. M. BROSNAHAN
Has pureliased ttle
Livery Stable and Business of W.
0. Powers, and will run
A HACK TO ALL TRAINS !
Orders left at Hrooks Hcmse will j
receive prompt attention. :: !
i Special attention given to board- j J'j'1;
ers and transients.
in ees at the coming September elec
tion, are eligible to vote iu this cau
cus. The Bellows Falls local option
club met Monday evening at its rooms
and made important arrangements for
the caucus. A committee of live was
elected to see that the full strength of
the Clement party is in attendance.
The name of K. K. Keefe of the Inter
national Paper company was proposed
as a member, but he declined to serve,
stating that it would be. necessary for
him to remain at the mills to see that
every Clement voter turned out and
was in attendance at the caucus. With
this statement his name was with
drawn amid hearty applause. Enthu
siasm was intense. The general opin
ion in town seems to be iu favor of
Clement as a winner.
As It Stands This Morning.
Lots of People Drink
Afri-Kolao,
Why don't you 1
17V Hi SAI.K One heavy farm watron. Address
V.m.i.kv GiiAlN Co, Hrattlelioro, Vt. 17-ft
It's nature's own remedv for tired nerves- and
Address l muscles. Prevents fatigue, dispels nervousness,
ai-tf : civinjt tone and push to tlie whole system. A
stimulating luimd looil. A pleasant, paiaiame
nueu nv pnysieians.
Clint SALE. Hay; loose.
Apply to T.Jime.
latf
Fill! SAI.K Nice hay.
-NOKlt. Hrattletioro.
CHARLES E.
Al.KX-3-tf
hcverae, recommer
l'RKPARKIl OXLY BY
C. H. EDDY & CO.
G. A. EELS, Proprietor. Brattleboro, Vt.
CARPENTERS WANTED.
Twenty-five non-union carpenters. To com- j
- !i nt men steady employment will lie iven at j
.vj per day of eijrht hours. Aihlress '
Box 36, Builders' Exchange,
-'"-t Worcester, Mass.
WANTED.
Competent man to take care of
cattle and to do chores. Must be
first-class milker and understand
operating separator, calf feeding,
etc.
0. B. NEWCOIYIB, Supt.,
HOUCHTON FARM, PUTNEY.
NOTICE.
nil.-, ,Iimi: Wri-lkv. having left my
i imi lurd. I hereliy forbid all person from
i im; or trulinp Imt on my a'eount.
KIIVIXG L. W lUSLEY.
1 .itrlcls.ro, Vt.. May Si, I!e. 22-lt
PEERLESS HAMMOCKS
AT-
CLAPP & JONES'.
DO YOU
WANT A PIANO?
If you tl", and are nut avcr-et- niv
i i tr more r les. on ir, permit me t"
intonn you that 1 am still represent
ing about tvtx of tlie leading piano
niaiiufacturcrs VKi:Kltt 1! A L
LKTT - 1 A VIS, srilOMAi KKK,
HAINKS, i:(iH;;.Saml others. Iam
the exeliiisive aent for thene maiiu
facturers, ami ean sell you at prices
nun h lower th:iu other dealers, for
the reason that 1 sell direct from tlio
fiietory.
11" yini cfnitemjdate Imvinir a jdano
drop me a line and I will send you a
eatiilojrue :md (plote you prices
which will please von. I have many
luirnins in theuuno line, which it
will be worth your while to know
ahoiit. irop a postal and learn.
C. W. STEWART,
Manufacturer's Agent,
BRATTLEBORO, VT.
JAPANESE PLUM,
HYDRANGEAS.
Cheap. Extra Size.
ODELL'S.
A. V. MAY'S
IDEAL CASH REGISTER FOR SALE
v, Ti ive for a1e a new iea! 'mh Ketrister
' -1j".im l.nt will W old for ?mo.uu. Who
v- .'.it" it? 4 mucin and m it lefore fmeoD
it.
ULLERY & CO., BRATTLEBORO, VT.
Ill:;: I Ett k
Over Vt. National Bank,
BRATTLEBORO, VERMONT.
1 make a specialty of Farms and Village I'rop
ertv. and usually h;ie on hand a ht of lar;iitis
in mail vilhitre homes and small farms. If in
want of anvthinir conic and c tn. I will le
triad to take charge of property and invite all
liain property for sale to we me and pet
price.
WESTERN AQUEDUCT
ASSOCIATION.
The Annnal Meatin of thi A'ciarion m ill
be holdeli at '. K. THiMPH'S 4 th.e, tYod.y
lihwrk. in ltrnnletv.ro, on T itesdav, trie
jd day of June, next, at P2 oVlo.k r. .M.t
u tran-act the f-ll.wine 1uhmvm:
1. To chtoe ulna rs f.tr the enulne year.
2. To raise money to defray the exienet of
the A-fociatH'n-
EO. C. AVEftlLU, Serretanr,
C. F. THOMl Xi.N, Fresideni,
BrattleIorot Mav 27th, lftti.
Special Sale for One Week Only
ff JEWELRY. First-class pooda at
half price to close out, to make ntom for
my Millinery, in which I have something
new every week. .Mrc. A. (JKKKNE,
Trimmer.
Mrs. C. I. STAFFORD, Elliot St.
ltolton
Worset
Huntington
lerhiKr
inond
tte
Westt'ord
I K-s'X
I lte!Uline;toii
1 Ai MliKtou ,
Wiinioii
S'l. lilU lilliZtoli
Klniore.
(ieor'ia
I'ownul . ,
hitftslitirv
Montpelic'r
Woo.lionl
Stamford
Itutkind
iilnsteithnrv
West liutlaiul
Itristol
Middlel.tirv
YVeyiiride
Addison
New Haven
Manchester
S;illdt:;tte
Winhall
Peru
I-andiove
IJc.hNIioio
linpert
srarslmrjr
Siimlerland
K irbv
rlehester
Milton
St. (Jeortre ,
Kiehl'or.l
HitrhuMte
Montgomery
St. Alhans. town
Knoshuryh
.lohnson
West Kair lee
herhv
I'awlet
littford
Ianlv
Pittiiehl
Kutland, town
Shrcwi-lmry
Middletowii Springs. .
Sherhurm
Wells
"a I H.t
ltrattleboro
I mmnierston
Mailhoro
Sharon
New-fane
i Stratton
! I'oultnev
I south liero . . . .
liranhv
Victory
Total?
Mel'iil-oiij:h
(lenient
THE
American Fidelity Co;
MONTPELIER, VT.
SURETY BONDS'
Probate Bonds, Town Officers, Banks, &c.
CAPITAL, SIOO.OOO.OO
II. E. Tav lor Son, Ilrattli lKiro.- i
.?. II. Mi:RKiriFiLi., Williaiiisvllle.
C. M. Rlsri.L. Wilmington.
E. L, WAl Ktn, Ilellows Fall. ,
AGENTS.
Tlir Vinlham county
apjiortioDeil among the
lows :
delegates are
towns as fol-
Athens
J !tr:ittlelMiri...
! HriHikline
! I".,ver
I IHiniiuerstmi. .
1 ;r:if ;in
1 linilliinl
j ILilifa
! .I:llll:llea
, Lin,l,iMlerrv..
; l:itlloro
' Xew lnne
Plltney
Ili-t-kiiigliani. .
S.,er-et
STr;itliii
( Tnw iMlelul . . .
ernon. ...
I AV artKlMiro. .
i .-tininsrer..
j W lnrni.'l,ani..
t Wilinint,,,!..
Uimlhain.. ..
T.ital..
3 !
part ii.-ular choirc among the many good
Ilemoernts availahlo.
The receiver of the Farmers' Na
tional hank of Vcrgennes has heoa
made au otl'er of islii.tKiO hy Lieut. -Gov.
Martin K. Allen of North Kerris
Inirt', formerly vice president and di
rector of the institution, and others in
settlement of the claims of the !ank
against .Mr. Allen and memhers of his
family. The oiler of flC.oW, it is
thought will lie accepted.
Roy Fordham. a 4-year-old Washing
ton boy, has been lost for over a week
and is sought for in vain by more than
l.Vl persons of the town. The child
was Inst seen on n lonely wood road.
He started for home from t lie main
road with another little boy who made
his way to a dwelling house in safety,
but the Fordham boy refused to go in
and is supposed to have wandered into
the woods.
The state of Vermont has at last se
cured possession of the Stevens collec
tion of the early land records of thestate
which are invaluable to Vermont, but
were bought by the state of New York
'.'"i years aixo and deposited in the state
library. The regents of the university,
i recognizing that tlie documents were
1 oliicial or semi-official in character and
i would be of most use in Vermont, at
j their last meeting voted to deliver
them to this state. I
The first case to come up in the .lime
term of the Windsor county court
w hich opens in Woodstock June .'!, will
be that of state vs. Samuel I). Wilson
for manslaughter. Wilson is the noto
rious "Spotter Waite" who shot and
killed K. D. Geisha at White Kiver
.lunction last December. The Hon.
William Johnson of Woodstock will
aid lhe state's attorney in the prosecu
tion and Wilson will be defended by
the Hon. Frank I'lumlev ot North
tield. The fresh eruption of Mont Felee
during Monday evening has caused a
great panic at Fort de France, Martin
ique. The cinders and scoria did not
touch the town, however, falling en
tirely on the north part of tlie island.
The governor has abandoned his pro
posed visit to the devastated places on
the island owing to the torrental rain
fall and rough sea. Several craters
are vomiting thick smoke. Another
eruption of Mont Pelee occurred as the
French cruiser, Tage, passed St.
Pierre, recently, resulting in a sudden
flow of mud from the bed of the river
Blanche.
For the fifth time the execution of
Charles Doherty for the murder of
Fred Murphv has been ixistponed. Do-
hertv was convicted in August, l'.HHi,
and was sentenced to be hanged on the
second Friday of March, l'.HU. On the
ground of new evidence and other im-
iiortant developments, petitions tor a
new trial have been brought and by the
action of the court, Oohertv has es
caped the death penalty, although the
last, date set for his execution was May
id. Previous to this time the question
of Doherty's sanity had been raised
and an appeal was taken to the United
States Supreme court and a stay grant
ed by the state court. Tuesday, No
vember 4. was yesterday fixed as the
date for the execution by the Supreme
court of Vermont.
coming campaign was entitled to vote, j (jown
of Miss Lula Manley, aged 14, who
was drowned about three weeks ago in
the Connecticut river at a point near
North Hartland, was discovered yester
day mornintr caught among the logs
which are jammed against the pier of
the toll bridge. Several boys were
playing on the logs at a point about in
the rear of the town hall when one of
them discovered the body lying face
nt.,,irr tha Inir ttrt immwrti.
as the polls were thrown i ...i.. n.ifi7i ifr,,,,, .i,r, arc n.
Proctor mail in the hall i ,,:,, ,1 tlm ilon.T anH after .linnt.
Undertaker
s soon
open everv
singed forward and attempted to be
the lirst to cast his vote in what was
expected to be the greatest landslide
which had ever occurred iu lirattle
boro. For nearly an hour the Proctor
nu n seemed to have nearly everything
their own vvav and manv were predict
ing a plurality of over 1:23 and ollering
to wager large sums on their judgment.
After this pre-arranged stampede had
ended, however, it became apparent
that there was something doing on the
local option side and the Proctor men
began to work the challenging racket
in an elfort to head otf all the Clement
votes possible. C. C. Fitts, James
F. Hooker. S. W. Kdgett, K. C. lia
con, C. H. Thompson. George W.
Pierce and E. W. Gibson stood in a
semi-circle around the ballot box and
took turns in attempting to intimidate
voters on whom the slightest suspicion
rested that they were not for the right
man. It was a ease of "Let's see how
you are voting" or "Hold on, who
are you for.' it tlie victim was on nis
iruard and happened to say that his
sympathies were for Clement or even
if he kept quiet and gave the
impression that he favored that
side he was subjected to all manner of
irelevnnt questions and if there was
the slightest grounds he was sent
down before the deciding board. H. L.
Waterman, A. F. Schwenk and C. H.
Crosby. Here he was questioned as to
his politics and his eligibility to vote
in the coucus and if there was a d if
ference of opinion among the members ;
appeal was taUen to I
with the assistance of
Moran the body was extracted from the
jam and laid ujion the logs until the
Hinsdale authorities gave permission
for its removal. It was then taken to
Moran's undertaking rooms) and sent
to North Hartland on the late train.
The body was in such a bruised con
dition from coming in contact with
the logs that lhe features were unrec
ognizable, but the log drivers believed
it to be that of Miss Manley from de
scriptions they had previously received.
A message was at once sent to North
Hartland and a description of the
clothing which was worn by the girl
when she was drowned tallied closely
with that which was o'n the body.
Miss Manley was the daughter of
Edson L. .Manley of North Hartland.
Iu company with another young wo
man she was playing in a boat which,
was moored to the bank of the river
when in some way the chain broke and
the boat started down stream. The
I cries of the young women attracted
the attention of a man who swam to
I the boat and succeeded in helping
! Miss Manlev's companion ashore, tell
ing Miss Manley to remain in the boat
until he returned. When left alone
the girl became frightened and jumped
into the water.
MAN AND WOMAN AHKESTED.
They Registered at the'Brooks House as Man
and Wife Given a Hearing Yesterday on
Charge of Adultery.
of the board an
tie clia.nimn wiiose oec sion was nnai. , F j F Cndwelli who is employed
lhe number of old reliable citizens , . '
whose votes were challenged was s0 as traveling salesman for a Boston boot
great that the board were kept busy all i and shoe concern, nnd a Springfield,
the afternoon and when the polls were : Mass., woman whose name appears on
closed there were nearly 20 waiting in I the court records as "Mrs. Ann Doe"
the selectmen's rooms to undergo tlie (.were arrested in the Brooks House
ordeal. H. E. Taylor acted as dial-j'earlv vesterdav morning by Chief of
lenger for the McCullough men and ; x'olice Hall on a wariant charging them
01
Apportionment of Delegates.
The delegates to the Republican
state convention are apportioned among
the counties as follows:
2 ! The leasrue baseball game tomor
jiovv will be between the Catholic Un
?, ion nnd Vermont Wheel club teams,
5 ; the latter making its debut on the dia
2 ;mond this season. Since its defeat two
J j weeks ago the Catholic Union has
1 ; strengthened greatly and havinu the
! advantage of more practice than the
S 1 Wheel club will make an effort to keep
5 : things moving. The game will be
" 1 called at 10 o'clock sharp. Saturday's
2 1 contest w ill be between the V. M. C.
A. and High school teams and will be
gin at .'::kt p. m. The association
nine is not as confident as it was pre
vious to its defeat at the hands of the
shoeclerks and the schoolboys will try
to make the most of their opportun
ities.
H. U. Lawrence, E. W. Blodgett, J.
L. Koess and L. H. Cursor for the
Clement men, but fully 9(1 per cent of
the challenges were made by the Proc
tor men.
The lower hall during the voting
was filled with vote peddlers for the
different candidates and the wholesale
distiibution of ballots which took
place must have been a delight to the
printer who had the contract. .Every
voter was obliged to run a gauntlet
from Randall A- Clapp's store to the
head of the stairs. Along with the
ballots for the Proctor and McCul
lough delegat ions were distributed cir
culars intended to convert, wavering
ones.
It was jjst before supper time that
the Clement strength began to show
itself and from that time until the end
it increased steadily. In spite of the
steady work of the several teams em
ployed by the Proctor contingent the
voters for that candidate did not seem
to show up as fast as had 'ieen expect
ed and men were sent out on foot to
gather those who had not yet done
their duty. As the Clement voters in
creased in numbers the Proctor chal
lengers redoubled their efforts to re
duce the strength of the opponents and
nearly every other man who stepped up
to vote was obliged to go down stairs
and get a certificate from the eligibil
ity lioard. As 8 o'clock drew near
workers for the different sides could
be seen hurrying out in search of dif
ferent ones whom they knew were with
in easy reach and who might turn the
scale one way or the other.
As soon as the town clock struck the
hour Col. Hoo' er announced the jiolls
closed and the work of counting began
at once with the following tellers: C.
A. Harris, C. W. Richardson, James F.
Hooker, Charles H. Thompson, H. G.
Barber. H. E. Taylor. While they were
at work the old town committee was
elected: R. E. Gordon, H. E. Taylor
and F. H. Spaulding liut all refused
to serve, Col. Taylor remarking that
be appeared to have but little weight
with the present administration. C. I
with adultery. The warrant was is
sued by R. C. Bacon, village attorney,
at the instance of Dexter K. Tilley, a'
Springfield, Mass.. lawyer who fol
lowed tlie couple here from Holyoke.
The couple arrived in lirattleboro on
the late train Tuesday evening and
went to the Brooks House where they
registered as Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Cad
well of Boston. They were assigned a
room on the second floor and went
there immediately. Later in the even
ing Chief Hall was seen by Mr. Tilley
who explained the situation and about
2 o'clock Messrs. Hall. Tilley and
Bacon went to the room in which the
couple were ensconced, awakened them
and put them under arrest. They were
given a hearing in the Brooks House
yesterday morning before Justice F.
P. E. Stovve. "Clarke C. Fitts appear
ing for the defendants and R. C. Bacon
for the prosecution. Beth Mr. Cad
well and "Mrs. Doe" waived exami
nation, and the former was put under
;O00 bonds and the latter .under 400
bonds to appear at the September term
of county court. They secured bail
later in the day and left town on the
afternoon train.
Mr. Cadwell is a well known travel
ing man and his companion of Tues
day evening is said to be a well known
woman of Springfield, Mass., where she
has a husband aun three children.
Band Concert Program.
The first open air concert of the sea
son will be giveu tomorrow evening or.
the Common by the First Regiment
band. Program :
Mareli Colmnl.lii
l iverture t ti.-val le llroiize.
llavntte laneinT Minlieain;
Selection Klorxtlora
llro.ks
Aulier
liruenwalrt
Stuart
en-
htg on a plantation 1
lt
tH-fere the nan
1-anrenileau
Ameriea a ivertnre on Xationat Airs" Mms.
Mareh He I-iiil Anaya Suit of l ray . . . Jatmn
Read the opening chapters of "Lost
Man's Lane" in to-day's Reformer.
It's one of the greatest detective stories
ever written. 4
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