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.. ,,.vwnr i? lOOS. 0 WINDHAM COUNTY ItKFUKMKK, iniATTLKHOUO VT., FKIUAY, iiAu m - ALL 51CKW0MEN SHOULD READ MRS. FOX'S LETTER In All Part of the United BUtea Lydla E. Plnlcbam'a Vegetable Compound Has Etleowd similar Cures. Many wonderful cures of female ilia re continually coming to tit whloh hare bi-eu brought about by Lydia E. rinUluiui's Vegetable Compound, and CHILD BURNED TO DEATH IN BOARDING HOUSE FIRE AT BELVIDERE CENTER. (Myrfrs. Fannie D. fox To Revise Legislative Rules North field Woman Fatally Burned Hon. Olin Merrill Declines Assistant Secretaryship of Treasury. The boindlinr house of the BMIiibh Lumber cuiniiuny at Uelvniore -en- Money Making Soheme Interrupted. Charles J. Fluid, alius Beauchamp, of Kurllngton has been arrested on a chains of fraudulent ue of the malls. He advertised that the Acme Supply company would pay 120 a thousand to piTBiniH addressliiK envelopes, each person being required to send $1 us a guarantee of good faith, In return for whleh a fountain pen would be sent. After this was received by the company the would-be employees were Informed that money would be puld only for such envelopes as were returned to the company containing another dollar with a requeiit foi employment. This created an end- lens chain scheme and the postal de pan men t IxNUed a fraud order. r"eldn ter, conducted by K. J. lillllntja, was burned to the ground Monday, March 13, und In the building perished the foui'-moiithtiruld child of Mr. und Mrs. Lewis Ululr, The child was asleep In u room over the kitchen, through width the stovepipe went, and before the lire, which Blurted from the pipe, was discovered tliu child wus In llunles and beyond help. Mr. Blair Is the son of Isuuu Ulair of MorriMi ie i u . . fraudulent scheme and ny that he formerly Miss Klhe Cole, daughter of . nu . ,,,.,,-,,, Mr. and Mr. Dunlol Cole of Morris town. NINETEEN PEOPLE KILLED BURNED IN NEW YORK TENE MENT HOUSE FIRE. Collapse of New York Strike Mrs. Stanford's Death Due to Poison The Oregon Land Frauds African Missionary Turns to Heathenism. Nineteen oeuole were burned to death and several so badly hurt thut they inuy die. while 40 otners re ceived slighter hurts, in the lire which Q,,..in Reform Plan. M. Termoloff, the Rus.la" I"1"!! pi. of autocracy. int. djo' freedom of. conscience, makes educa drawn up. a - ,ra rlnci. which while H maimnm- - r--.ut. educa- rentes a tw""1 "composed lei representative and leg. ....... i!.. -in-wii. ' nrovldes for dpi sinuvo "-: .", wrkingman tering wie . ,, Mb- and peasant, ana ki" ..... .u. The nbor commls' ...... hv the csnr has Been dissolved because the worklngmen re- 1USCU i cevfc . a . ,, i i. ronowed at PI. Petersburg and Vilna, but Warsaw is omtmrat ve V OUiei. im-io pnrtment issued a fraud oruer rjei.iH uruL.Ucally Uustroyed a five-story IT , , Ih II of Grand & Co. was organized later by Uenu- 111(.t ' , ' AUvll Blrect, New '"' "Jf " ,",?"" n suite "f the report champ. The offer In this case was y , Tuesday, March 14. The . ' lrV " Tll'a to sell flvo hundred envelopes with a (re urlud , th'u bu8l.lrlulll und that he . had been reprievm. Tiimiouth and Springllelil, reported last week among the license towns, Worcester, has been released, the number of license towns In the state to ji. thronsrh the advice of Mrs Pinkliam, of Lynn, Mass., which is pien to siclt women absolutely free of charge. Mrs, l'inkham hns for. many years made a Btudy of the Ills of her sexj she has consulted with and advised thousands of suffering' women, who .. to-day owe not only their health but even life to her helpful advice. Mrs. Fannie D. Fox, of 7 Chestnut Street, Bradford, Pa. , writes: Dear Mm. Pinkliam : "I sulfered for a long time with womb trouble, and finally was told by ray phvsiciun thut I had a tumor ou the womb. 1 did not want to submit to an operation, so wrote you for advice, I received your letter and did as you told me, and to-day I am completely cured. My doctor says the tumor has disap peared, and I am once more a well woman. I believe Lydia E. l'inkliam's Vegetable Com pound is the best medicine in the world for women." The testimonials which we are con 6tantl.vpublishinjfrora grateful women establish beyond a doubt the power of Lydia K. l'inkham's Vegetable Com pound to conquer female diseases. Women suffering from any form of femule weakness are invited to promptly communicate i with Mrs. Pinkliam, at Lynn, Mass. She asks nothing' in return for her advice. It is absolutely free, and to thousands of women has proved to be more precious than gold. Custom house records for February at Burlington bIiow amount of mer chandise imported, $2a,lfl; duties, J33,737.tS; amount of goods exportr ed, $D,r.0,&32. George E. Edson of St. Albans and of the class of '76 of Norwich uni versity, Northiield, has Just presented the university a very valuable geo logical collection, consisting of min erals and fossils but mostly fossils. personal card In the corner for 11. in For every such envelope returned to the rompany containing an order for live hundred envelopes the company agreed to pay 00 cents. Heauchnmp denies that he attempted to work a submitted his plans to the department before he began. Horace Oulmette, a 7-year-old Swanton bov. while playing black smith Monday. March 13, struck an old anvil, knocking off a piece which i molt nml New york WIIS jugti but ln penetrated the eye. ine signi was timated that certain members of par Seining in Lake Champlnin. Fish and Game Commissioner Thomas of Roue unnounces that the Canadian government has at last de cided to stop spring seining In Lake Champlaln, though the fishermen have been busy the pust week and have shipped 18 barrels of fresh llsh from Fast Alburg since March 1. Hoth Vermont und New York prohib it spring seining, but the Canadian government grants licenses from .March 1 to April 15. From 1901 to 1K04 the Vermont and national fish commissions have planted 80,000,000 pike perch, sometimes known us wall eyed pike, In the waters of Lake ChamplaJn and Its tributaries, and that part of Mlssisciuol bay lying In Canada was the natural spawning bed for these llsh. The department of marine and fisheries of Canada ac knowledged that the request of Ver- gulned great headway before It be came known to most of tue tenants and many were cut oil before they could attempt to save themselves. Thrilling rescues ana daring leaps Killed bv His Own Bomb, r(.rl Saturday, March 11. near the Isaac cathedral. In the center of Ht. Petersburg, wreck- f llf nn.l,.,.l tl, tl,-o 'I'll,. I-,, ivi.l-., I.... Iho Interior of On upnrillll.M about 200 in the building und scores ; house and .killing two P'r80"?'.,a were carried out. The crowded tire man and a woman, me wn escapes were littered with rubbish ' was undoubtedly exploded by aec -and this condition was largely re- dent, killed the man who owned u u,.,.ult.l., f,,.. u.. ...rintf .toulliu ,,,,! In. 1 ...l,r. nrnt,lilv Intended tO USB Bpuuoium .... .,,uo; -"- ... ,nJU w.iu -.1,.,,, Juries. A closed and frozen skylight it In connection witn lerruum i""-" door was the cuubo of the loss of ' He had an English passport and gave . f Alfred Henry McCUI- kcrosene lamp started the tire. I lough. Investigation seems to estab- llsh bevom (Uestion uioi i"- In.-ouilr. ,t l,,ra r the heef trnst i,ui,l ,o r.f th terrorist Dart.V. His destroyed and the eye will have to be removed. Arthur Ballard, aged 27 years, of East Wells committed suicide hy liamenf were opposed to any restrlc tive legislation. Flnully President Roosevelt was appeuled to, und It is now announced that Raymond Prefon- ,ilti( th. miniutui ,-tf tiiftrlna nnrl fluh shooting himself Saturday nif.bt trlea,' will prevent the seining and have been begun In Texas and Mis sissippi, Three thousand miles without a of ...mi-Mo was nctmous, t...'. i, ,nn tins b forelcner and n..ion Th homb was of the same power ns those which killed stop, ut the rate of 100 miles or more it he late minister of the Interior. Von un hour, is said to be the caprvlty plehve, and the Grand Duke Serglus. of a new type of locomotive ,vhich has been ordered by the Southern Puclllc ruilroad. Its makers think It will revolutionize transportation. The cost of operating will be less than one-half the present cost, fuel oil being the only fuel used. Whitelaw Reld has retired from the editorship and direction of the March 11. The cause of his action is said to be anxiety over some trou ble in which he had become involved, and for which he was to have been tried ln the courts this week. kk most careful farmers lSjI and mardenersevery whererrl I X place confidence In Ferry's f J g Seeds the kind that never fall. Tolstoi Upbraids Governments. Count Tolstoi of Russia, In a let ter to the London Times, says that he regards not only the Russian gov ernment, but all governments, as "in trinto institutions, sanctified by tra dition and custom for the purpose of committing by violence and witn im nnnitv th most dreadful social New York Tribune, In consequence ' , llo .nv that In America of his having taken government oilice i Vranr ' f;rmnnv. Jannn and Eng- abroad. Hart Lyman, long a mem-jan(1 the pPrnlclous character of the ber of the editorial stuff, succeeds goVPrnrnents Is so marked that those Mr. Held as editor. Donald Nicholson, , beionKing to those nations point to who has been connected with the events jn Russia nnd naively Imagine inuune tor so years, reures aura wmlt is done in Russia Is done only the niunaKing editorship and Is sue ceeded by James Martin, who has The controversy of ex-United thus perpetuate the lish that have been planted in the American waters i beeIl new8 etiitor since lilOO. or jiko Lnampiain. ir spring seining Is stopped then President Roosevelt has accomplished what the North American fish and game protective association and the special commis sion appointed by the governors of New York and Vermont have failed to do. Hannibal H. Best, owner of the Quiney house at Enosburgh Falls, pleaded euilty to selling Intoxicating liquor without a, license and was fined $300 and costs Monday, March 13. Best served a sentence for liquor sell ing In the house of correction at Rutland under the old prohibitory the gift of $8,000 offered by Andrew l,,nnnrunltv to nrnve th truth of th, Carnegie for a library building. In j assertions he had made was refused In .Russia, while they enjoy complete freedom and need no improvement of their positions. "Put." he adds, "thev are ln the most helpless state of slavery the slavery of slaves who States Senator Frank J. Cannon, edl- ao not undpr(,tand that, they are tor of The Salt Lake Tribune, with the authorities of the Mormon church, hus resulted ln Mr. Cannon's excom munication from the church. The action was based on editorial articles written by Mr. Cannon assailing tne slaves and pride themselves on their positions as slaves. The ract is tnai every coercive government is ln the essence a great and unnecessary evil. Therefore, the aim both of the Rus- .. 1 1 M 1 1 ,. U . . 1 .1 nAf .A 1 h , mull,,. 1 L'olr .... "T . . J," 1 .. . T, .7. . u - "1US UKI Ut nil melt WIIMM " T-i aui, n i iio f- H?pnR t, n t H in ' . L l i"e S. ?' " i"" "B." L I to replace one form of government ........ ...w -- WIIUICII. ail, auiiuiii a icr.juck ait law. The alumnae of the University of Vermont in Burlington will ask the trustees to establish a chair of house hold economics in connection with the new Morrill agricultural hall to be erected this year. The women of the state grange have already pre sented a petition for the establish ment of such a chair. hAve been thestandardfor49 years. , iuey are not au experiment. , , Bold u.v all dealers, luto eu , Auiiual fn-e for theogking. D. M. FERRY & CO.. Ki,Jr. Detroit. Mich. f In our free cataloeufl for farmers we have added a special naze for the gardens of boy and kIHs. i. J. II. GRFf'OKY A SON, Marblchend, Man. maivjmm'MJimMK Seeds XX TIME TABLE CENTRAL VERMONT RY. EFFUrTTVE JAN. 1st, 1905. Trains leave Prattlehuro us follows: e 6.18 a. tn., Daily for Springfield, week days fut New York. 7.1i5 a. m., Week days for Now London: connect? at Millers Falls for Troy: at Palmer for Hoston. 7.60 a. ni.. Week dayB for Soutli Londonderry. 9.07 a. ni Week days for Springneld and New Vork. 10.15 a. in.. Week days for Millers Falls, connect ing for Hoston. 2.17 p. m., Week days for Springfield and New Vork. 4.23 p. ni., Pally for Springfield and New York. 4.23 u. ni., Week days for New London and New Vork via. Norwich Line Steamer; connects at Palmer for Boston. 6.46 p. ni., Week days for South Londonderry. Ffr'Suliiect to change without notice. 6. C. JONES, Gen'l Manaeer. St. Albans. J. E. BENTLEY, G. P. A., St. Albans A girl baby about a week old, Was left on the door step at the home of A. G. Jones in Sudbury one night last week. The child was wrapped in an old sheet and shawl and when found was in a critical condition as the re sult of exposure. Both legs, were frozen below the knees and the child had been drugged. Footprints in the snow proved that a woman was re sponsible for the deed. The body of John Hasklns of Readsboro was found hanging In his barn Saturday evening, March 11. He went to the barn and being gone an unusually long time Mrs. Hasklns went out and found the body hang ing by a rope, life being extinct. There Is no known motive for the deed. Mr. Hasklns was a prosperous farmer about 55 years old and is survived by a wife and six children. Miss Cella Hitchcock, about 70 years old, who was 111 in bed at Northfield, was fatally burned Sunday night, March 12. In attempting to get up and light the lamp, she let the lamp fall, the oil Igniting from the lighted match and setting her clothes on fire. A Scotch collie gave the alarm and the woman was rescued from the flames, but she died Tues day. March 14, from the effect of her Injuries. ' S. H. Wood, department command er of the G. A. R. for Vermont, has made the following staff appoint ments: Assistant adjutant general and assistant quartermaster general, Hiram E. Perkins, Post No. 60, St. Albans; Judge advocate, Edward B. Sawyer, Post No. 91, Hyde Park; de partment Inspector, Eli N. Peck, Post No. 2, Burlington; chief mustering officer, George R, Crosby, Post No. 1, St. Johnsbury. accepting this gift the town also pledged itself to contribute JS00 an nually toward its support. The state library commissioners met ut the state house at Montpelier Monday, March 13, und voted to dis tribute booklets, prepared by the American Library association, to the state libraries. Ten towns voted at the last March meeting to establish libraries under the general act. The "Andrew Jackson house" near Vergennes, owned by Mrs. Charles Barber, was burned early March 9. The family escaped ln their night clothes. Mr. Jackson, who manages the farm for Mrs. Barber, was severe ly burned. The origin of the fire Is a tnvsterv. The Insurance carried was $1,000. OMTON & MAINE K. R. Winttr Arrangement. In effect October 10. 1904. Conn, and Passnmpslc Division TRAINS BOUND SOUTH, am, am. pm. pm. pm 4.39 8.17 1.25 3.42 12.35 6.16 9.03 2.10 "4.19 1.14 6.40 9.36 2.48 4.44 1.34 fi.l 8 10.10 3.13 6.40 2.03 7.10 11.20 4.10 "6.06 2.66 a.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. p.m. TRAINS BOUND NORTH, Leave Bellows Falls 12.08, 3.04, 6.40 11.06 p. m. Arr. Windsor 1.06, 3.63, 7.36. -11.51) p. in. TRAINS NORTH BOUND. Lv. Bellows Falls. Arr. Brattleboro, Lv. So. Vernon, " Greenfield. ) Arr. Springfield, Lt. Springfield, " Greenfield, " Brattlelwro, Arr. Ilellows Falls, s. m. p. m. p. m. p.m. 9.10 12.30 3.30 "8.16 10.18 1.31 4.40 9.28 11.10 2.20 6.36 10.18 11.65 3.00 6.20 11.00 a. m. p. m. p. m. p.m. TRAINS SOUTH BOUND. Leave Wlnlsor 3.50. 7.20 a. m., 12.26, 2.S5, 5.10 (mixed), p. m. Arr. Ilellows Falls "4.36. 8.09 a. m., 1.15, 3.39. (.30 mixed), p. m. Daily. D. .1. FLANDERS, Gen. Pass, and Ticket A si RUTLAND RAILROAD TIME TABLE. Corrected to October loth, 1004. Trains leave Bellows Falls as follows Daily except Sunday unless otherwise noted. GOING NORTH. 6:15a. m. Mixed for Kntland and tnwrniedl me tntion9, connecting with train for Burlington. 12.-06 n.H.n Mail for Rutland. Burlington and St. A linns. 1:06 p. m. lireen Mountain Flyer for Rutland. Rnrlington, Montreal, Malone, Opilens liiinr anil St. Alhans. Pullman Parlor Or for Purlinj.m and Montreal. 8:46 p. m Local Expraw for Rutland, Bur- linjrton and intermediate stations. II an p. m Night Express Daily for Montreal and the Wert. For Urdrnfrmrg and Ot tawa flatly except Sunday. Through sleep. n f.ir St. Hvacinth. 6:06 a. m Sond'av only. Pajwenger for Holland and Jtnrllnirton. Trains arrive at Bellows Falls from the North : S6 a. ni Nieht Fxprew Daily. 8:16 a. m. Loral from Rutland. It), tn. Sunday only from Rutland. I :le p. in. Wail from Burlington. 1:38 p. m. Green Mountain Flyer. 6:35 p. ni. Mixed from Rutland. GEO. T. JARVI8, C. A. KTMMO. General Manager. Gen'l PaM. Agent. Holland. u The Marshfleld game warden has notified Commissioner Thomas that the carcasses of nine deer have been found near Hardwlck. Parties of Italians are said to do much Sunday hunting ln that vicinity. Mr. Thomas notified the selectmen of every town February 15 to appoint fish and game wardens before March 7, according to the provisions of section 4,671, Ver mont statutes, as the terms of war dens would expire the first Tuesday of March. Up to March 13 he had received returns from one town. Charles Corey, who has been in Jail at Montpelier since September 19, 1904, on suspicion of being Im plicated In the McLane murder at Worcester, has been released, the state case being nol prossed on ac count of lack of evidence and the death of the principal witness. No one is now under arrest charged with the crime, which bids fair to remain a mystery. Secretary of State Fleetwood has granted 48 licenses for automobiles, in accordance with one of the new laws of the last legislature. By re quest, No. 13 was granted to Dr. J. M. Allen of St. Johnsbury, wno was laid up for over a year with injuries received in an automobile accident at the county fair In St. Johnsbury, September 17, 1903, and ln which ac cident Herbert Lampher was instant ly killed. by the ' ecclesiastical court. Geronlmo, the old Apache warrior, has appealed to the president at Washington for the release of hlm- by another, but to free themselves from every government to abolish It." Mrs. Chadwick Found Guilty. Mrs. Cassie L. Chadwick was found guilty at Cleveland, O.. Saturday night, March 11, of conspiring to de self and his people He begged that !frd' the Vnit states' by conspir ing to produce the 'certification of (checks on a national bank when j there were no funds in the bank to iher credit. She was found guilty on he be released from the captivity ln which he is held ut Fort Sill, Okla homa, and allowed to return to his old hunting grounds in Arizona. "We are tired of living in a range every count of the indictment upon our old home. e will be good The jU( m,rJsev'en in aI1. Tne orlg. tearful argument and refused to grant his request, at least until the Indian should prove that he now has TijMLDS you up. ;nd keeps you up; The Best Cod Delicious to the Taste. .A" I ' 1 of a tol n Ail UverPrWf I it I Not a Pate"t I F M&m Medicine, r V lv. S Contains AixTrTr- if ;' V HYi 'Medicinal ELtMf nts actuauyN WkTS 1 1 CVNV (Twin FROM FRESH CODS' LIVERS, VYS j a good heart." Gov. Roll Friday, March 10, ap pointed Luther A. Cobb of Island Pond inspector of finance to succeed Frederick S. Piatt of Poultney, re signed, and Mr. Cobb accepted the position. In his letter of resigna tion, Mr. Piatt explained that he re signed to avoid complications to the banks In respect to the question of his legal right to the office. He de clared that he believed himself legal ly authorized to perform the duties of the office. Charles W. Sanderson, the noted water color artist, died ln Dayton, O., Wednesday, March 8, of bronchitis and asthma. He was about 70 years old and unmarried and was born in Brandon, where burial will be made. Mr. Sanderson started in life to be come a musician, but met with an accident to his hand, and gave up the study. He then took up art. He studied abroad, and painted ln Swit zerland. Venice, Bavaria and St. Petersburg. Many of his paintings adorn the homes of the foreign nobility. It Is reported that Hon. Olin Merrill of Enosburgh Falls, collector of cus toms for the district of Vermont with headquarters at Burlington, was of fered the position of assistant secre tary of the treasury a few weeks ago, but declined the offer. Robert B. Armstrong, who has held the posi tion, which Includes general oversight of customs matters, resigned, and af- Rev., Arthur C. A. Hall, bishop of the Episcopal diocese of Vermont, was operated upon for appendicitis at the Mary Fletcher hospital ln Bur lington Saturday, March 11, and is improving, although his condition was for a time critical. The attack was an acute one and the case seri ous. The bishop has been obliged to cancel all his Lenten engagements. Bishop Hall, who Is a native of Eng land, Is one of the best-known prel ates In the United States. II. Rider Haggard, the English author, has come to the United States to Inspect the Salvation army indus trial and agricultural colonies here, with the idea of applying the scheme now followed by the Salvation army in this country to South Africa. The plan for colonizing South Africa was a pet scheme of the late Cecil Rhodes, whose estate is bearing the expenses of Mr. Haggard's Inquiry. Mr. Hag gard said he would not confine him self to the Salvation army scheme, but would also investigate the vacant lot colony scheme in Philadelphia and would visit some of the settlements in Utah. Senator Allison of Iowa on Feb. 20 broke all records for continuous ser vice in congress. He had been in the senate 31 years, 11 months and 14 days, and in congress 40 years, lack ing Just two weeks. Senator Allison first took his seat in the senate on March 4, 1873, succeeding James Har lan. He has served continuously ever since, and the first week in January broke the continuous service record established by Senator Morrill of Ver mont, who died on Dec. 2S, 189S, and who would have served 32 years had he lived until the following March 4. There are only two men ln the senate who were there when Senator Allison took his seat. They are Stewart of Nevada and Mitchell of Oregon. Neither has seen continuous service. lnal indictment contained 16 counts. Two of these were ruled out during the trial, and of the remaining 14, one-half charged her with securing the certification of checks without having the proper entries made upon the books of the bank. Judge Tayler, in his charge, directed the Jury to disregard these counts and consider only the remaining seven, which re lated to the certification with no funds on deposit. Under the law she can be fined on each count not more than $10,000 or imprisonment not more than two years on each count, or she may be fined a maxi mum of $10,000 and also imprisoned for two years on each count. Mrs. Chadwick's counsel have moved for a new trial. Vinol contains ALL the medicinal elements penuine. fresh cod's livers and their oil ; with panic iron, and other body building ingredier: in a deliciously palatable and easily digest' form. It is everywhere recognized as trie greai BODY BUILDER AND STRENGTH CREATOR known to medicine Vinol is the only cod lk preparation which contains no on, grease, or anyc-r 11 1... 1 .1J mm r nj-tf-t .v-A llf'lr':.. agrccauic icdiurc, aiiu suiu uu x painn- guoiau. o; " money uacK n n ians 10 give sauiau-iuii. For Old People Puny Children Weak Yfomen-Dclb tated, All Tired Out People -Nursing and Weak Motion k -To Gain Flesh -To Get Strong All Weak People j Chronic Colds Hacking Coughs Bronchitis - Lm Troubles Nothing equals Vinol. Try it if you don't like it, we return your mone. GEORGE E. GREENE, Druggist Nathan H. Saunders of South Shaftsbury, a veteran of the civil war, has probably been swindled out of all hla nrnrtflrttf Vv a mnn enlllnv hlmsalf . i , .... 1 1 1 i l. - ...... I .... I ' - . ' ....... ...... - " """ 'km "IT. E. Rngan of Schenectady, N. Y. Frank and James Bushee, broth ers, were shot Saturday evening, March 11, by William Mason of East Dorset. Mason gave himself up and was taken to the county Jail at Ben nington. The Bushee brothers were taken to the Rutland hospital. James had 39 buckshot wounds ln his left thigh and six ln his left hand, while Frank had 16 in his left thigh. Mason has served one term In the state prison and two in the house of cor rection for Illegal liquor selling and Is said to be quarrelsome. He owns the farm on which the Bushees live. It is claimed that he removed the door from the Bushees' barn and re fused to replace It, shooting the brothers when they attempted to do so. The Connecticut supreme court has upheld the Judgment of the superior court that the sealed letter In the Philo S. Bennett will containing a bequest of $50,000 to William J. Bry an is not a part or tne Kennett win. Mr. Bennett made his will after con sultation with Mr. Bryan and In lt directed his executors, one of whom was his wife and one Mr. Bryan, to be guided by the contents of a sealed letter which had been placed in a safety deposit vault. The letter di rected his wife to pay $50,000 out of his estate to Mr. Bryan. Mr. Bryan said that the money was to be used In accordance with the wishes of Mr. Bennett , in propagating Mr. Bryan's political views. Mrs. Bennett refused to be guided by the letter, contending that it was no part of the will, and the litigation Just decided followed. The coroner's Jury at Honolulu ThtiraHaw nitrht 1nrti 0 ..at,, .maI n verdict that Mrs. Jane L. Stanford !'y ever executed. He accomplished it Japanese Occupy Mukden, The Japanese army Friday, March 10, occupied Mukden, the capital of Manchuria, which Gen. Kuropatkin has been defending in a desperate battle that has lasted nearly two weeks, and many prisoners, together with an Immense quantity of spoils of war, fell into its hands. The rem nant of the Russian army began a retreat to Tie Pass Thursday, March 9. The retreat was hampered by a terrible dust storm from the north and by attacks from the Japanese but notwithstanding difficulties, lt was conducted with astonishing pre cision, due to the personal efforts of Gen. Kuropatkin. Before the retreat. all buildings and stores that could be of benefit to the Japanese were set on fire. All railroad rolling stock was taken away. About 1,500 severely wouncrea Russians and several hun dred Japanese were left ln Mukden hospitals, together with a comolete Russian medical staff, which was in trusted to the care fit the chivalrous Japanese. The remainder of the wounded in hospitals were sent north ward and a railroad train remained behind almost with the rear guard and brought off a trainload of those wounded in the retreat. The cause of the Mukden defeat is attributed to many reasons, one of tne most important of which is insuf ficient information concerning the Japanese and their strength, which was rar in excess of Russian calcula tions. The losses in this defeat. which is the most bitter vet exneri. enced by . the Russian army, by a moderate computation are not less tnan zoo.ouo men on both sides. xne, Russian general's feat in tricating the remnants of his army ironi a position wnicft seemed to threaten either annihilation or sur render is considered the most master- It was offered to James B. Reynolds Und claiming to be a real estate apent . 6ERTLEMER FROM VERMONT Ttettttir Mm will he welcome M the mm o tbe Vermont AwocUttna. at Th Wwtmii tvr. Coplry Sonr. Ho-toa. Opes dally from Im a. au. anil tea p. am. of Massachusetts, who accepted. It Isaexpected that Secretary Shaw will retire from the cabinet In about a year, rumor having it that he will seek to capture the next republican nomination for the presidency. Thomas C. Cheney of Morrlsvllle, clerk of the house of representatives, accompanied by his assistant, Fred L. Hamilton of Salisbury, and Fletcher D. Proctor of Proctor, will leave early in April for a trip to Albany. N. T., where they will study the rules and examine Into the workings of the two houses of the New York legislature. In compliance with the provisions of a Joint resolution Introduced at the close of the last session by Mr. Proc tor for the appointment of a commis sion to revise the rules of the senate and house. The full committee ap pointed to perform the work Is: L,leut.-Gor. Charles H. Steams of Johnson. Speaker John H. Merrl field of Newfane, Clerk T. C. Cheney of Morrlsvllle and Atty.-Gen. Clarke C Fitts of Brattleboro. i The latter got a deed of Saunders's house, worth about $1500. promising to assume a mortgage of $500, and give Saunders a $1000 bond of the Schenectady Cold Storage Co. and a bill of sale of the furniture and lease of the Arlington hotel at Schenectady worth $1000. Saunders has never got anything from the trade and has also traded his horse and wacon for ap parently valueless "securities." Saund ers and his wife are penniless, but friends In Bennington are helping them In an effort to get the title of their property back to them. Incredible Brutality. It would have been Incredible bru tality If Chas. F. Lemberger, of Syr acuse, N. Y, had not done the best he could for his suffering son. "My boy." he says, "cut a fearful gash over his eye, ao I applied Bucklen's Arnica Salve, which quickly healed It and saved hit eye." Good for burns and nicer too. Only 2 Sc. at F. 11. Holden Ca'a drug store. died an unnatural death. The verdict says that death was due to strych nine poisoning, the poison having been introduced into a bottle of bi carbonate of soda with felonious in tent by some person or persons to the jury unknown. The high sheriff ex presses the opinion ' that the strych nine was placed in the soda in San Francisco by a member of Mrs. Stan ford's household. At the inquest a physician testified that the strych nine used as shown by the tests was a strychnine such as is not used gen erally for medicinal purposes, but used principally for poisoning ani mals. This statement is regarded as of possible assistance' In tracing the Duyer oi tne stryenntne. All present and former members of the Stanford household are being closely watched. The name of Daniel Fllckinger Wil berforce, a native African, who was brought to this country as a child and after being educated was re turned by the board to his old tribe as a missionary, has been dropped from the rolls of a Huntingdon. Ind.. church. It is charged by the board that after a service of 25 years as a missionary, the negro minister has been lured back to heathenism, has Decome chler of his old tribe of devil worshippers and hns contracted plural marriages In the wilds of Af rica. The missionary in question was named, at his birth nearlv 50 years ago in a negro Tillage of West Africa, after Daniel Kumler Fllckin ger. then secretary of the missionary board of the church. Twelve year later he was brought to this country by a returning missionary, sent through a hi eh school and mediml eolleee. He married a nearess ar Dayton, O, and has four children who were educated here. by sending his artillery north Thursday, then destroying what could not be removed and then order ing the retreat Friday morning, strong forces protecting rear and flanks. It is now reported that fresh Jap enese troops are closing ln on the re treating army and it is uncertain whether the Russians will have time to reorganize In Tie Pass before th Japanese attack. If not, the retreat will have to be continued toward Harbin. If the bulk of the RiiBian army escapes, the war promises to go on indefinitely. Senator Bacon of Georgia was prostrated in the senate chamber at Washington Tuesday, March 14 while making a speech on the Santo Domingo treaty and fell to the floor unconscious. He was removed to his home. The trouble was cerebral hypememia. PHYSICIANS ADVISE Jsing BROWN'S INSTANT RELIEF THE FAMILY MEDICINE, far all STOMACH tnd B0U TROUBLES. 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