THE WINDHAM COUNTY REFORMER, FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 1903.
Rescued from Suffering
and Death by
THE ORE AT MEDICINE.
MR. ALFRED BROWN,
A Prominent and Popular Citizen, Say :
Aftor the Use of Palne'i Celery Compound,
I Am Now In the Best ol Health."
T-i... m-Antpct nf modern Dhvsicians. Prof.
EiKvanlE. l'helps, M. D., LL. D., after years
of long practice and close scientihc study, gave
to suffering and diseased men and women his
marvelous life giving prescription, with the,
conviction and positive knowledge that it had
ncculiar virtues and ample powers to cure.
the lust known and most reliable men and
women of our country fully sustain the claims
made ly Tr. l'helps regarding his incompar
able l'aine's Celery Compound.
, ., . : r i
Une ol me most ronvnu:iiig pruuis lurmsucu,
comes recently from a gentleman widely
known in the capital city of the Dominion of
Canada. We refer to Mr. Alfred Brown, 91
O'Connor St., Ottawa, Ont. Mr. Brown's
letler fully demonstrates the fact that the
greatest sufferer may cast off his or her burden
of disease and become well, strong, and happy.
It proves, too, that the great medicine main
tains more fully than ever before its unrivaled
place in the estimation of people of wealth
and social standing as well as with the masses.
Mr. Brown says:
' 1 acknowledge with thankfulness and
pleasure the fact that I have been cured of a
verv painful illness of eight years' standing by
3 1 , i , r 1 t 1 i
use ot lame s veiery uinyuuiiu. 1 uau,
during the years of my illness, tried almost all
the advertised medicines without deriving any
good results. I was also treated by several of
the lest doctors of this city, hoping to find
that one of them, at least, would understand
' 1 was getting worse, ana was 101a 1 was
incurable. I was indeed m a critical condi
tion. I could not go from the house alone,
as I was liable to sudden collapse. I tried
hospital treatment, but no relief or good results
came to me. I could not sleep; anything that
I ate increased my agonies; I was extremely
weak, restless, tired, and despondent; was
obliged to walk about with my hands pressed
firmly into my left side to ease my pains; my
feet and hands were cold continually; had
inclination to vomit, had profuse, cold sweats,
quick breathing, and would be racked with
pain for hours at a time.
"After the regular use of Paine's Celery
Compound for a time, I am now in the best of
health, have good appetite, and can use any
kind of food. Thank God I am my old self
jnce more, all through the use of Paine's
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reliable of all dyes for home u.e. Direction book
nid 45 tljeil sample, free.
tt'e have a epecial department of advice, and will
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lample of goods when possible.
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WE HAVE ALL KINDS
Garden and Field
Our stock is all new and
fresh; our prices and qual
ity are right. ,
TRY US !
Rob bins & Cowles,
BROOKS HOUSE BLOCK.
I HAVE A LARGE STOCK OF
Fine New Woolens
For SPRING OVERCOATS,
SUITS, TROUSERS and FANCY
VESTS. Also a large line of
samples from a thoroughly relia
ble New York Custom Tailoring;
House that makes suits to order
from $15.00 up.
W. H. HAIGH'S.
Custom Tailor. Elliot Street.
Fresh Bread and Rolls
Twice a Day.
We also carry a full line of Cakes. Ple,
Cookies, Cream Puffs, Eclairs,
Ladyfmsers, Macaroons, fete.
W it POTATO CHIPS AttE ALWAYS FRESH
The celebrated Nurrjii'anePtt Bay OVSterS
for sale at our store anil carried in our carls.
Churches and fraternal societies given es
ptrial attention for their suppers.
HOLLENDER & YEAW.
A few egg crates and lard barrels for sale.
Has water-jackets for
running water and ice
lets for standing
BEST ON EARTH !
Prices, $8, 10, 11, 14.
E. Bummers ton, Vt
Exclusive Dealer for
You can always find a nice lot
f Cut Flowers and Potted
Plants for all occasions. Also
Floral Designs at reasonable
NEW WORLD HAPPENINGS,
A SUMMARY OF THE WEEK'S EVENTS ON
THE WESTERN HEMISFHEBE.
The Great Bait Lake Quagmire-Moro Gov
ernment ana Sellgion Federal Irrigation
to Be Expensive Burdiek Hyitery Unsolved
United States Exports Steel Interests
San Miguel, the Filipino leader, was
killed in Friday's fight near Mari
The Albany, N. Y., assembly passed
the $101,000,000 canal referendum bill
Thursday and its enactment into law
is practically assured.
It is reported in Washington that
owing to conditions in the Philip
pines and the unrest of the Filipinos,
military rule will soon be established
again in the islands with Gen. Wood
hs ruler : and that Gov. Taft will re
turn to Washington.
An entire train consisting of a com
bination baggage safe CBr, two Pullman
sleepers, a parlor car, and two day
coaches, went over an embankment at
f '..u to MnnHav Tumntv-fivft npr.
V.. 1 1 I . a Ui, muuuiiji - " v ' ' . '"I
sons are reported seriously injured and
one woman yuany nun.
The recent death of Gen. "Baldy"
Smith, Gen. William B. Franklin and
Gen. Schuyler Hamilton reduced the
number of survivors of the 132 major
generals commanded by President Lin
coln during the Civil war to 17. Gen.
Miles is the only one now in active ser
vice. Samuel Dexter Hastings, a noted
philanthropist and reformer, died
Thursday. Mr. Hastings was born in
t Hf..ta in 1HH. Tin vvna one
jj;ii;cBi.d , awhdc, u uj.v.. ....... -
of the early anti-slavery agitators and
;ntimialu naanointur. With Wll-
v aa in iiuimctj H,iouvivv- - -
liam Lloyd Garrison, John G. W hittier
and Wendell Phillips in the creation
of abolition sentiment.
An automobile association is now
forming among lending manufacturers
,.t ,.Cr,i.r,o nnl ill tier 1 inuid-usin s ma
chines in the United States. Thirty
manufacturers are to be meniDers or
the association. Controlling or own
ing, as they do, 400 patents, valued at
millions of dollars, they will be abso
lute dictators of the trade.
The grand jury at Seattle, Wash.,
Tuesdav, returned all the indictments
which "it had voted during the past
two weeks.including those against the
mayor, chief of police, justices and
other prominent men in the commun
ity. In all 19 indictments were re
turned and they are for serious crimes,
malfeasance in office, failure to per
form sworn duty, perjury, obtaining
property by fraud and larceny by em
bezzlement. Articles of merger were tiled Thurs
day by the merged American Steel
Hoop Co.,' National Steel Co., and
Carnegie Co., Merger corporation. It
is to be known as the National bteel
Co. with a capital of $03,000,000. The
combined capital of the old companies
amounted to $252,000,000. By this
merger the new corporation will save
over $7,000 each year in fees paid to the
state of New Jersey. All the officers
are from Pittsburg.
Miss Elsie Reasoner has been appoint
ed eastern press representative of the
St. Louis exposition, in place of the
late Julian Ralph. During the Spanish-American
war Miss Reasoner wrote
special articles for the papers, particu
larly regarding the work of the Keel
Cross society. She was also for two
years the Paris correspondent of the
x i KVio nttondfid the cor-
onation of Queen Wilhelmina as a cor
respondent, ssne was press
u rrvana-Mi&aisKirim exrrosl-
tion at Omaha in 1898, and also visited
the Pniis fair as press corresijuuucu.,
of the American committee.
Financial circles in Massachusetts
ovniterl lust, week bv the announce
ment that Malcolm F. Skinner of Bos
ton had issued forged oonos or iu
towns of Greenfield and Easthampton,
and possibly Sunderland. bk'n"er
bad left Dis omce ni u""""!
present whereabouts are not Known.
The issue of bonds amounting to J.tO,
000 for the Davis street school at
Greenfield were sold through Mr.
Skinner and additional forged bonds
have been sold as part of this issue.
Shelburne Falls banks have accepted
some of these bonds as collateral se
curity for personal notes.
The secretary of the treasury has re
sumed refunding operations and states
that on and after April 1 ho will re
ceive 3 per cent bonds of 1908 and 4
per cent bonds of 1907 to the amount
of $100,0000,000 to be refunded into i
per cent consols on a basis of 10 L
There are now outstanding about M7,
000, 000 3 per cent bonds and $2dJ,lxJ,
000 4s of 1907. This offer surprised
New York bond brokers. It was gen
erally looked upon as an emergency or
relief measure, inasmuch as the otter
will release from $5,000,000 to $8 000,
000, the amount depending entirely up
on the proportion of 3s or 4s turned in.
Capt. John J. Pershing, 15th U. S.
Inf , who has been in command in the
Moro country, says the Moros do not
realize any other form of government
than a one-man power. The question
of slavery is intimately connected with
their religion and is something of a vas
salage or serfdom and is not slavery as
known in this country. He thinks it
is a subject that should remain un
touched until it is understood better.
The Moros should have a government
which they can understand and it
should be the policy of the United
States to let it alone, but to make each
sultan responsible for the acts of his
PeThe'cost of federal irrigation of the
arid lands of the west, according to a
statement made by Secretary Hitch
cock instead of being $5 an acre, as has
been estimated, will not be less than
S11.G6 an acre, and it is by no means
certain that the expense can be kept
within that figure As the cost of ir
rigation is to be added pro rata to the
customary $1.25 an acre charged for
public lands, the Western settler will
not secure the bargain he may have
expected. The estimate was made from
the work of private companies which
was of a temporary character, while
the government must do permanent
work under an 8-hour labor contract,
with no Mongolian labor.
nother big section of the Southern
Pacific's famous Lucin cutoff sank
Thursday, and the quagmire in Great
Salt Lake under the cutoff claimed a
victim. About noon an engine was
run on a completed section of the cutoff.
When a half mile out in the lake the
engine suddenly wobbled, the track
dropped out of sight in the water and
the locomotive turned a somersault and
plunged into the lake. This cutoff
which carries the Southern Pacific
across the lake, saves 00 miles of road.
Five 70 foot piles were driven on top of
each other where the track sank, but
they failed to hold. The Harriman en
eineers are puzzled and believe they
have struck bottomless quagmire on
the line of the cutoff.
A special grand jury is investigating
charges of boodling in the state legis
lature at Jefferson City, Mo. Legisla
tion is said to have been corrupt in
Missouri for years.
The assistant recorder of the coal
strike commission finds that only $38,
000 will be needed to pay the expenses
of that body, although congress appro
priated $50,000 for its use. Most of
this is for salaries.
A system of motor vehicles capable
of being operated as double deckers in
summer and carrying 40 passengers
each will, within 90 days, be placed
in competition with the Detroit Unit
ed railway. The. system will be ex
tended over the city and eventually
out into the state.
George M. Harvey, president of Har
per Bros., has acquired the publishing
and syndicate business of R. H. Rus
sell, and Mr. Russell is to become as
sociated with the house of Harper
Bros. The publishing business is to go
to Harper Bros, and the syndicate busi
ness to a syndicate company which Col.
Harvey is about to form.
If present indications hold true, one
of the greatest land rushes of modern
date in the West will storm the Unit
ed States land office in Los-Angeles,
Cal., in June, when the 1, 000, 000 acres
of land recently restored by the gov
ernment to public domain, reaching
from Mojave to the Colorado river, is
thrown open to entry. The local land
office is receiving nearly 200 letters a
day," coming from every state in the
A monument was unveiled at Wil
mington, Del., Monday to mark the
landing place of the first Swedish set
tlers in America. . The Swedes went to
Wilmington April 29, 1038. The dedi
catory addresses were made by Chief
Justice Lore, president of the Dela
ware historical society, and Mrs.
Charles E. Mcllvaine, president of
the Delaware society of Colonial
Dames, under whose auspices the mon
ument was erected.
a unt..l, nt InHw.tmpnts has been
jeturned in connection with the New
ark, N. J., trollev disaster in wmun
nine school children lost their lives
when a trolley car was run down by a
train on February 19. It was rumored
in the court that the grand jury had
found indictments against the presi
dent and most of the officials of the
New Jersey Street Railway company
and had not indicted the mutorman and
conductor of the car and the engineer
of the train.
A movement has been started among
the western railroad managers to se
cure a general decrease in the speed of
the important passenger trains. Ex
tremely heavy traffic, both freight and
passenger, with unfavorable climatic
conditions, made it practically impos
sible for most of the western lines to
run their trains on schedule time dur
ing the fall and winter. The tines im
posed by the postoffice department be
cause of the failure of mail trains to
make their schedules during the past
six months amount to an enormous sum.
Canada is to have another trans-continental
railway. Its terminal will be
at Quebec in the East and Port Simp
son, B. C, in the West. The road will
run parallel with the Canadian Pacific
but will be from 200 to 400 miles far
ther north, traversing the very heart
of Canada through the wheat and pulp
wood belt. The road will be called the
Trans-Canada railway. The proposed
line will shorten the distance between
England and Japan and China try over
700 miles. It will also be of great
strategic value in the event of war with
i, , Ktntaa nr in the far East.
Canada now has one trans-continental
line, a second rapidly nearing comple-
tion, ana iwo uuuci pvu..v.
Winston Churchill, the novelist, rep
resentative of the town of Cornish in
the New Hampshire legislature, is now
being considered by the Kepublicans
as a candidate for the gubernatorial
nomination in the campaign of 1904.
He'is popular in the legislature, inter
ested in the preservat ion of forests and
in good roads. His work in the last
direction resulted in calling Prof. J.
W. Votey of the University of Ver
mont, to inform the members of the
New Hampshire legislature concerning
the working of the highway law of this
state. The liquor license bill became
a law Friday when Gov. Uachelder
fixed his official signature to it. A
state license commission was appoint
ed later by the governor and council.
The statistical abstract of the world,
under preparation by the treasury bu
reau of statistics shows that the total
international commerce of the world
now aggregates about $21,000,000,000,
of which about $10,000,01X1,000 is exports
and $11,000,000,000 imports. A study
of these tables presenting the imports
and exports of the principal countries
shows that the United States was in
1902 the largest exporter of domestic
merchandise. In "favorable balance
of trade, " or excess of exports over im
ports, the United States also holds first
rank among the nations, her excess of
exports over imports being not only
greater than that of any other country,
but actually more, in 1901, than the
total excess of exports over imports of
nil nther countries whose exports ex
There was a grand reception at the
theatre at San Juan, Porto Rico, the
evening of Mar. 24 under the auspices
of a citizens' committee in honor of
Miss Alice Roof evelt following an elab
orate display of fireworks on the plaza.
Miss Roosevelt received a tremendous
ovation from the people gathered on
the plnza and on the balconies and
roofs of the houses. One of the set
pieces, representing President Roose
velt, was 25 feet high. Miss Roosevelt
pased two hours shaking hands with
invited gues s. She left San Juan for
v. ;nt.rinr Mar. 25 accompanied by
Governqr Hunt and party. This party
will visit uavey, ruuer, i.;euc.uu
intnrmeif inte towns as well as the prin
cipal sugar estates. The inhabitants
of i'once nave pmuucu a ig in.cr.iuu
for Miss Roosevelt.
The Lowell, Mass. , textile council,
made up of delegates from seven labor
unions, Thursday night formally or
j i ctrib-n MnnHnv mnrnine in
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seven of the big cotton mill corpora-
Hons 10 i-' " - - - -.
o in nr r-ent increase in waues is
lui . I' - ,, . " ,
not granted bv that time. This order
affects nearlv 20.000 persons. The mill
agents forestalled the strike crder of
the textile council, which was to go in
to effect Monday morning, anu im"-u
. : nrv.n .nnniinpini, that the
mills would be indefinitely closed, and
work at once ceased. AgeDis bmiti
that this action is not a lockout, but
that a canvass of the non-union em
. i nT;nAsl thom thi. number of
operatives who would report Monday
morning wouia put us t..v-up,.. w
make it worth while to start the ma
Stop the Couch
' ul works oil the Cold.
Laxatire Bromo-Qninliie Tablet cure a cold
aoseaay. AO cure, mo Mr mj. . . .v
The Cuban reciprocity treaty was
ratified Tuesday by Secretary Hay and
N. K. Fairbauk, millionaire manu
facturer and director in several banks
and manufacturing concerns, died at
his home in Chicago Friday, aged 73
years. He leaves seven children.
William Rothwell, better known as
"Young Corbett" of Denver defeated
Terry McGovern of Brooklyn at the
mechanics pavilion, . San Francisco,
Tuesday night, in the 11th round
after a fight in which there was not
a second of Hleness for either man.
W. D. Crum, the colored collector of
the port of Charleston, S. C, whose
appointment was insisted upon by Pres
ident Roosevelt in spite of senatorial
objection, took charge of the customs
bouse Tuesday. The chief inspector
connected with the house resigned im
mediately. Eighteen men were arrested at Wat
erbury, Conn., Monday on the charge
of assault with intent to kill, in con
nection with the outbreaks of violence
which . have occurred since the begin
ning of the strike of motormen and
conductors of the Connecticut Railway
and Lighting company 11 weeks ago.
Sir Chen Tung Liang-cheng, K. C.
M. G. , the new Chinese minister to
the United States, arrived at San
Francisco Thursday on the steamer
Korea. Minister Chen is accompanied
by his daughter and two sons. In his
suite are 53 secretaries, diplomats and
legation attaches, as well as nine ser
vants. The extra session of Congress will
convene about Oct. 1 and is planned in
the interest of the Aldricb finance bill
rather than Cuba. The session will be
practically continuous with that be
ginning with the first Monday in De
cember. In addition to the two spec
ial matters, regular legislation will be
The President has selected Wayne
McVeagh of Pennsylvania, who was
a member of the cabinet of President
Garfield, to represent the United States
at The Hague when the arbitration
tribunal considers the question of pref
erential treatment as between the al
lied and the non-allied powbrs having
claimj) against Venezuela.
Nearly all of the.city of La Grange,
Miss., is submerged by the back water
from the crevasse. Business is paral
yzed and people are moving about the
streets in the southern section in
skiffs, but danger of destruction to
the city or loss of life is not probable.
Relief parties with boats have been at
work rescuing people in the path of
the flood. The flood situat ion remains
practically unchanged. The waters
have covered thousands of acres of fine
delta farms and are sweeping south to
Extensive preparations are making
for the dedication of 19 monuments by
the state of Indiana on the battle field
ofSbiloh, Tennessee, April 0 and 7,
the 41st anniversary ol the great name
at that place. The governors of Indi
ana and Tennessee together with mili
tia from those states will take part in
the ceremonies. Assistant Secretary
Sanger of the war department will rep
resent the secretary of war, who will
be unable to attend, and will accept
the monuments on behalf of the federal
In an interview, printed in the New
ark, N. J., News last week, Admiral
George Dewey made comparisons be
tween the United States navy, which
he pronounced the greatest in the
world, and the German navy. He be
lieved the latter's efficiency was great
ly overestimated, and said the Carib
bean manoeuvres were a great object
lesson to the world, especially to the
Kaiser. He believed theTahama ca
nal could be easily blocked in time of
war. A great stir was created in Wash
ington by the publication of the inter
view and President Roosevelt sum
moned the outspoken admiral fur a
talk on the subject. Admiral Dewey
disclaimed any intention of hostile
criticism of Germany and said that the
statements he made oppeared in differ
ent form from what he expected.
G. F. Swift, (53, president of the
Swift Packing Co., died at Chicago
Sunday of internal hemorrhage. He
began "his career as a butcher and died
leaving a fortune estimated at from
$7,000,000 to $10,000,000. In 18 j 7, he
planned the first refrigerator car and
dressed meats, instead of live animals,
were shipped to eastern cities. He was
the pioneer in this kind of business.
From the small plant started in 1877
has developed a great corporation with
branches in St. Louis, Kansas City,
St. Joseph, Mo., Omaha, St. Paul and
Fort Worth, Tex., and with distribu
ting offices in every important city and
town in the United States, and with
representatives in the leading, cities in
Europe, Asia and Africa. Its employ
ees number 22,(507. Upon its capital
stock of $25,000,000 the sales of 1903
The verdict in the Burdick inquest
at Buffalo declared that the identity of
the murderer had not been proved. It
considered the acts and letters of Ar
thur R. Pennell suspicious, especially
the letter containing a threat against
Burdick's life.constituting just ground
of suspicion on which a warrant could
be issued were he alive. Mrs. Hull's
testimony was thought to show that
her actions tho morning after the mur
der were inconsistent with a want of
knowledge as to what hod really oc
curred. Pennell's motive, of all others,
was said to be strong enough to incite
a desperate mind to so cruel a murder,
but, being dead, he can never be tried
and should be presumed innocent un
til proven guilty. No single immoral
act on Burdick's part was disclosed.
Mrs. Burdick was censured but "great
as her wrong has been, great Is her
Three separate reports on the reci
procity treaty with the United States
were presented to the Cuban senate
Friday by the foreign relations com
mittee. One reported the approval or
all the amendments adopted by the
ITniterl States senate. Another was
against the ratification on account of
the action of the United States senate
in confining the 20 per cent, reduction
in the duty on Cuban sugar to the
basis of tbe'taritf rates in the law of
1897 and the third was an adverse re
port upon all the amendments. Both
the minority reports were rejected by
the senate and the majority report was
taken up for discussion. The treaty,
as amended by the senate, was ap
proved in the Cuban senate Saturday
night by a vote of 12 to 9. A cable
message "was received from Secretary
Hay in which it was positively de
clared that President Roosevelt would
call a special session of Congress prior
to Dec. L
A good prescription
Thr 5-nt parkrt if raoajrh for naal oceain
Thf family bottln60 eits contain supply
foe a year. AU areggiaw sn toem. - r
FROM ACROSS THE WATER.
A BHIEF RESUME OF THE NEWS OF THE
EASTERN OR OLD WORLD.
Not So Destitute in Finland-Great Strike
Riot in Russia-Republican Demonstration
in Spain-Anthracite Exploring Party-Suicide
of Popular British General-Bulgarian
Severe earthquake shocks were felt
at Jerusalem Monday morning. The
population was panic stricken but the
damage was slight.
The empress of Germony was thrown
from her horse while on a hunting trip
at Gunewald Thursday and ber right
arm was fractured. . .
Revolutionary agitation is spreading
dangerously in the vilayet of Kossovo,
European Turkey. It is reported that
Russia is aiding the movement.
The pope will bold a consistory about
May 1 for the appointment of bishops.
Some cardinals may be created, but
there is nothing definite in regBrd to
The Earl of Rosebery's eldeBt daugh
ter, LBdy Sybil, was married at Epsom
Saturday morning to Lieut. C. J. C.
Grant of the Coldstream guards, son of
Lieut. Gen. Sir Robert Grant.
Not to be outdone in diplomacy by
Emperor William of Germany, the sul
tan bf Turkey has asked Miss Alice
Roosevelt, the daughter of President
Roosevelt, to christen the Ottoman
cruiser Medjidia when that vessel is
launched at Cramps' shipyard early in
At a meeting of 5000 republicans at
Madrid, Spain. Thursday, it was an
nounced that 20,000 farm laborers had
joined the party. Prof. Salmevon, the
leader, declared in a speech that he
should begin the work of establishing
a republic in Spain immediately. A
great republican demonstration fol
lowed the meeting.
A great strike riot, accompanied by
much bloodshed, has occurred at the
town of Slatousk, Russia, in the gov
ernment of Oofa, among . the Ural
mountains. Twenty-eight persons were
killed and 50 others were wounded.
The strike started in the state iron
works, where 500 men walked out, de
manding the release of three of their
comrades who had been arrested.
The entire Bulgarian cabinet has re
signed, owing to inability to find any
one who will accept the portfolio of
war until the cabinet can agree to the
army appropriations. It was the min
istry's refusal to do this which caused
the resignation Mar. 8 of Maj. Gen.
Paprikoff, the former minister of war,
bis colleagues having rejected his re
quest for a credit of $1,000,000 for the
purchase of war material.
A revolutionary band of 31 men and
inhabitants of the village of Abalitche,
near Istib, Macedonia, have been mas
sacred by the Bashi Bazouks. The
band was'surrounded in the village, ar
tillery was brought up, and after ten
hours' fighting the village was com
pletely razed and burned and all the
inhabitants without distinction were
massacred. The Turkish losses are re
lrted to have been even greater than
those of the other side.
The dash from New Zealand toward
the South Pole made by Capt Scoee,
of the antartic exploring ship Discov
ery was attended by great hardships.
The soft snow told quickly on his dogs,
which all died. The party had only a
month's provisions when it left the
southernmost depot, and it was impos
sible to continue south of latitude 82. li
without inviting disaster. The return
was most trying. The party was on
short rations for five days, and its pro
gress was seriously impeded by fog.
Lieut, Shackleton burst a blood vessel
in one lung, and only his pluck pulled
him through. The men of this Dis
covery a crew nave agea nowceauiy,
owing to hard living, but they Bre well
A representative of the Finnish na
tional relief committee has made a tour
of Finland and denies the story that
5,000 destitute persons can be found in
one parish. In 50 poor cottages visit
ed, plenty of bread and supplies of flour
were found. The committee, which
has been largely helped by American
funds, has branches in every village
and parish and every case of suffering
discovered is carefully attended to. Po
tatoes and milk are scarce, but the
committee supplies sufficient bread,
eas and salt fish, while carefully
avoiding making the people more com
fortable than in ordinary years, and
exacts labor in payment for its help,
wherever possible, so as to avoid pau
perizing the people. As to the stories
of death from famine, no such happen
ings have been reported anywhere.
During last week southwestern Eu
rope and the larger part of the British
Isles have enjoyed remarkable warmth
and sunshine. The temperature in
London Thursday night was 04 degrees,
eclipsing the record. The temperature
in France, also, has been remarkably
high. It has varied from 70 to 90 de
grees at Biarritz, which is in about the
same latitude as Nova Scotia, compell
ing the residents to wear summer cloth
ing. Similar conditions prevail on the
Riveria. Abbe Moreux, a prominent
French astronomer, connects the phe
nomena with an enormous sun spot 00,
000 kilometres in diameter, which he
has observed in the last few days, and
to a number of smaller sun spots, which
indicate that some disturbance is caus
ing the sun to emit unwonted heat He
predicts that the Aurora Borealis will
be seen in the next few nights.
Sir Hector MacDonald, commander
of the British troops in Ceylon, and
one of the most gallant and popular
generals in the British army, com
mitted suicide Mar. 25 by blowing out
his brains in bis room in the Hotel
Regina. Paris. MacDonald arrived in
Paris Saturday, after having had a
conference with the war office chiefs in
London on the subject of charges of
gros immorality made against him in
Ceylon. The army chiefs advised him,
it is asserted, to leave the country ond
never return nor seek to regain his
post. After reading in the French
papers the account of the charges
against him, MacDonald went up to
his rrwim. stood in front of a mirror
and put a bullet through his temple.
A change is said io nave come over
MacDonald in the past few years. His
rnrlr in South Africa was more or less
a failure and he finally left it under a
cloud which is attributed to the fault
in his moral character. Mis wire sep
arated from bim some time ago and
his children were removed irom nis
"Strength and vigor come of good
food, duly digested. 'Force, a ready-to-serve
wheat and barley food, adds
no burden, but sustains, nourishes, in
TO CUBE A COLD lit ONE DAY
Take Ijaattre Bromo Qninlna Tablets. All
ilruggtata refund the money if It fail toeure.
, Vt . urore a surnanire m um am
THE COST OF BEAUTY
WHAT WOMAN WOULD NOT GIVE $100, IF SHC HAS IT,
FOR A PERFECT COMPLEXION? THOUSANDS OF WOMEN
LACK THAT GREATEST CHARM, A CLEAR AND SPOTLESS
SHIN, AND MANV OF THEM SPEND MUCH MORE THAN
StOO IN VAIN ENDEAV . , ORS TO OBTAIN IT. TWO
THINGS MAKE THE COM E PLEXION BAD BAD
BLOOD AND BAD SKIN. nX31 ROMOC MAKES NEW,
RICH BLOOD. WHEN
ROMOC A SHORT
IMPURITIES LEFT IN
CAST OUT THROUGH THE SKIN IN THE SHAPE OF
PIMPLES AND ERUPTIONS. ROMOC HEALS UP
ALL EXTERNAL BLEMISHES, TOO. AND' CORRECTS
SKIN DISEASES WITH MARVELOUS PROMPT.
NESS. ROMOC MAKES SMOOTH, ROSY
r. Ran run
Romoc Remedy CO.
PROVIDENCE, R. I.
"Romoc guaranteed, if not cured, money refunded."
Sole agency for thie city ot the store ot
BROOKS HOUSE PHARMACY, C. E. CRAFFAM, Prop.
CAIN & IZARD
Are showing their SPRING and
SUMMER Woolens in good
TROUSERS, $6.50 to $9.50. SUITS, $20 to $34.
ABOUT SOUTH DAKOTA.
During 1902 So. Dakota harvest
ed 46,858,000 bushels of wheat,
value $26,239,000, and sold live
stock to the value of 31,209,000.
There are splendid opportuni
ties for success in South Dakota
to-day. One crop sometimes pays
for a farm.
Tickets $14 from Chicago or
Milwaukee to South Dakota points
on the Chicago, Milwaukee & St.
Dates March 17, 24 and 31, and
April 7 and 14, 1903.
Additional information on re
quest. W. W. HALL, N. E. Freight and Pass'r Agent,
369 Washington Street, Boston.
C. P. C1LSOIM.
Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts.
I have at my Furninure Rooms,
No. 1 Pleasant st., a large stock of
SECOND-HAND FURNITURE, STOVES,
CARPETS, AND BEDDING,
For Sale Cheap. Antique Furniture
SPOT CASH PAID
for all kinds of Furniture, Stoves, Csrpetg and
lleililinir. Parties breakinR-up housekeeping
or leaving town, will do well to consult me.
I will also furnish a good man to lay carpets,
hang curtains, do upholstering, pack or crate
furniture for moving, or any small jobbing. He
will charge only by the hour. Will furnish ex
celsior and burlap for packing, also lumber for
crating, at a very reasonable price.
Hive me a call, either by mail or telephone, at
NO. 1 PLEASANT ST., BBATTXEB0B0, VT
Very respectfully, yours to serve,
C. P. CILSON, AUCTIONEER.
; TWO CARLOADS
For Sale at
ELLIOT ST., BRATTLEBORO, VT.
I would resnectfullv annouace to the public.
that I arrived at mv stables this morning with
two car-loads of Horses, bought by myself and
Mr. Oilsox. Among them are
Ten Pair Well Matched Horses,
that wHph from 2rt00 to 3300 lbs. per pair. (No
Horses for all purpopea.
1 h.u uirAn (riwat mini a ftplpct Horses thftt
are adapted to this market.
HT COME AND SEE THEM !
C. E. OILMAN, Prop'r.
' P. 8. 1 have a few low-priced Horses, taken
In exchange, and some Work Harness.
Brattleboro, VU, Feb. 10, 1903.
YOU HAVE TAKEN
iHrTIME VOU HAVE NO
H9U THE BLOOD TO BE
Choice Farm Loans
In Eastern Washington and No. Dakota
are worthy of an early tnvesti nation
on the part of careful investors as of
enng the greatest inducement for the
safe and profitable employment of
Idle or surplus funds.
Our carefully selected Farm Loans
net live iter cent, interest and form an
We solicit correspondence from In
vestors. VT. LOAN & TRUST CO.
Brattleboro. Vt. ' n
F. B. PUTNAM, GeneralAgent.
Are always to be found in this mni
ket. We take particular care in the
handling of our Meats. We have noth
ing but the best the market affords.
We have some of the best families in
the city to cater to and we hold them
u. ;n;r. mtA Mania nmirfAniia r.rAfir.-
ment and prompt delivery. cGive us a
trial ana be convinced.
SCHORUNG & JOHNSON.
WANTGD-Vetl, Poultry, Lambs, Hogs.
Rides and Pelts.
FLEMING & CROWN
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
Steam Fitting and
Suction & Force Pumps
ALSO DEALERS IN
RANGES AND FURNACES.
The Best Work and Low
est Prices for Plumbing.
DON'T GET SCARED !
Because someone has told you that
ELECTRICITY i expensive tor
household use. lnvestifrate for your
self; get our prices for materials
and installation for electrical pur
poses, and ask the customers to
whom we will refer you.
We equip houses with call bells,
annunciators, burglar alarms, gas
lighters, complete electric lighting.
VAUGHAN & SARGENT ELECTRIC CO.
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