The St Johnsbury Caledonian from St. Johnsbury, Vermont on April 17, 1901 · 7
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THE 8T JOHNSBUBY CALEDONIAN, APRIL 17, 1901. VERMONT NEWS. paaia ( Cai. Alaacw aT. Walker. Colonel Aldace F. Walker, one of Ver-moet't best known on, died inddtnly !! Hew York Sunday morning. He was j baTe tailed for Europe on that day. q01 Walker bai been a prominent figure B Vermont life tince 1862 in which year J graduated from Middlebnry College tbe uniform of a first lieutenant, hav-jne bat a few days before been chosen for that position in Co. B, 11th Term on t Tolnnteers. His army record is a good one. He was promoted regularly and on June 2-ttb, 1864, when bat a little more than 22 years of age be was a major and t rear later was brevet ted Heat-colonel for gallantry in battle. Later he published an interesting book of reminiscences entitled "The Vermont Brigade in tbe Shenandoah Valley." Of his career the Springfield Republican says editorially: Tbe sudden death of Aldace F. Walker takes away a man ol prominence in tbe railroad world and a lawyer of high attainments. He is best known as one ol the original members of the interstate commerce commission, who, with Judge Cooley, bad most to do with patting the jniportant federal legislation of 1887 into working order; later as the choice of large railroad interests to manage the trunk-line traffic association, known as the "gentlemen's agreement;" and more recently receiver and then chairman of the board of directors of the Atchison railway system. Mr. Walker was successful in all these different employments, proving him to be a man of large and varied ability. He was a native of Rutland, Vt, born in 1 842, the only son of a Congregational clergyman, and graduated from Middlebnry college in 1862. i x x i At the close of tbe war Col. Walker studied law in New York city and practiced there some time, later removing to his native place, where he became prominent in railway litigation, and as counsel for the Vermont and Canada road he made a notable fight against the Smith or Central Vermont ring in its efforts to swallow the former line without paying anything for it. It was at Rutland practicing law that President Cleveland fonnd him when the duty arose ot making np the commission to administer tbe interstate commerce act. Col. Walker was one of the two republicans chosen, was highly indorsed at the time and amply proved tbe fitness of the appointment. The big railroad interests of the country very soon thereafter discovered bis capacity and managed there-alter to appropriate his services. He was a friend of Senator Edmonds who doubtless was influential in drawing Mr. Cleveland's attention to him. He was at one time a member of the Vermont Sen-ateand shaped tbe legislation creatmgthe state railroad commission. Col. Walker was a man of large frame, six feet tall, broad-shouldered and stout of figure, and it was said at the time that in point of appearance at least he would be taken as the head of the interstate commission. Ever since his appointment to that position he had been an occasional contribu tor to magazines on railway and other subjects, bis latest article relating to the isthmian canal project. The funeral was held at Rutland Monday and was one of the largest ever known in the state. Among tbe honorary pall bearers were several prominent is the state and railroad affairs. Death f Old VermBlcn ia California. The San Francisco Chronicle of March 31 contains announcements of the death of Boratio M. Templet on, March 29, and that of Leander G. Cole, March 30. These men were natives of Vermont. Mr. Templeton was a son of the late Horatio Templeton of Worcester. Three sisters are living in the latter place, a brother in Grand Forks, North Dakota, and another in Omaha, Nebraska. Mr. Cole formerly lived up the Branch. Of him the Chronicle says: Cole came to California from bis native state, Vermont, in 1851. For a time he engaged in mining and was fairly successful, but in 1860 he went to Australia, where he secured government contracts for carrying mail and express matter over the stage lines which he established and which he managed for ten 'years, amass-inga large fortune. Returning to America in 1870 he took np his residence in this city and began speculating in real estate. He died possessed of a considerable fortune. Several years ago he had a stroke of paralysis, and since that time he has attended to little or no business. He partly recovered from his first stroke and hope was entertained that he would wtirely recover, when the second shock came and rendered him perlectly helpless. For the past few weeks his death has been expected at almost any time. In the early seventies Cole took quite an active interest in nolitics and was elected to serve one term as a member of tbe city council but politics was not to his liking and he refused renomination. He leaves no relatives on this coast except a brother, Daniel T. Cole, who for many years has been tbe chief coiner in the San Franrisro mint, nnrl nn arlonted daughter, the wife of Douglas Tilden, the "en Known sculptor. - t. Prank A. Miller ( Guilty. The case of Frank Miller of Northfield charged with the murder ol Seth John son which beean on Mondav ot last week at Mnntpelier, was abruptly terminated Friday by the aciion of States Attorney Hoar who addressed tbe court and asked the jury to return a verdict of not guilty. This was done and Miller was discharged. The evidence in tbe case was entirely circumstantial and so "eagre that the state gave up the case. jtb Jones was a stone cutter whose body was found in the Winooski river at Montpelier last lune. Foul nlav was suspected and after a time Frank Miller !a 8 arrested, charged with the crime ot trial states Attorney Hoar was assisted by Hon. Frank Plumley.andthe 'cnce was in the bands ol John ix mer and Hiram A. Huse. Term.., Acadesay'a asm Aaniveraary. Vermont Academy at Saxton's River tll observe its 25th anniversary Jnne 16-20. On June 16 Dr. T. Harwood mtison of Rochester, N. Y., will deliver the annual sermon before the graduating Jlass. June 18 will be "State day" and toe speakers will be Senator Dillingham, r?Ttrnor Stickney and Governor Jordan i New Hampshire. Alumni day, June Ai will be observed by class reunions reception gtven by Principal ana frs. Ellery to tbe alumni. In the even-ITS Judge George Aldcn and Hon. loan "arrett will speak. June 20 -will be cnool day and an address will be delivered by Prof. J. Inrinn; Manott of Brown university, followed by an anniversary una puoiic reception. ? the handsome nltrit siven to Christ P-Rdfield,wasi lontnelier. h Mra T. unveiled Easter Sunday. Tiraaiat'i Uiht A fKy !. The St. Albans Meaaraeer of April 12. gives the figures of the business done at tbe liquor agencies of 71 towns having a population of over 1000. The reoort of the liquor agents) show that last year inese towns purchased (198.131.19 worth of liquor, sold $251,622 99 worth, made a profit of $22,901.60, and paid the state $2,008. The "west side" agen cies, representing a population of 92,373, soia lld.uatj.45 worth ot liquor, and the "east side" agencies, representing a population of 89.983, sold $138,529 54 worth of liquor, or in other words, that 49 per cent of the total population Dougut over 55 per cent of the total amount of liquor sold. Tbe "east side" nought nearly 23 per cent more liquor than .the "west side." Tbe rate of sales per capita tor the whole 71 towns is $1.38. Bradford seems to be the banner town as the agency there sold $3.89 worth of liquor per capita. Was Daaiel Wefealer' Eert. Capt. Walter Tavlor. lor manv vears a deputy sheriff and at one time high sheriff of Windham county, died at Bar-tonsville Friday morning. He was born Apru 10, loiz, in Lowell, Mass., but went to Bellows Falls in 1838 livine there until within a few years. Before the, Civil war be was captain of a military company there and was prominently connected with the military interests of tbestate. In 1840 he was tbe marshal that escorted Daniel Webster from the political gatherias on Stratton moun tain to Bellows Falls and at tbe Fourth of July celebration in that village last summer rode at tbe head of tbe procession as honorary marshal, wearing tbe sash that he wore when escorting Webster. ' Termrat Maple Magar. The Vermont Maple Sugar Makers' Market has secured the exclusive conces sion to exhibit and sell maple products at the Pan-American exposition. This means that Vermont will have first place in this exhibit and will be enabled to advertise widely tbe pure Vermont article in maple syrup and sugar. The headquarters of tbe Association is at Randolph where the market is located, and where farmers from alloverthe state send tbe maple product to be sold. A large space in the New England building as been reserved for the exhibit and goods will be shipped within a few weeks, and will be arranged to be ready tor tbe opening of tbe exposition May 1. 1 be sale booths will be in charge ot young ladies, under tbe direction of the members ol the Vermont markets. These members will be assigned to take charge of the exhibit, each for two weeks, during the exposition. Among the names of the members are Josiah Grout of Derby ; f rank Kenneld, Morns ville; F. S. Billings, New York city; Robert J. Kimball, New York city; E. C. Smith, St. Albans; W. W. Grout, East St. Johnsbury and C. J. Bell, East Hard wick. Miss Sarah Louise Arnold, super visor ol the Boston public schools, will give a lecture in Rutland, April 19, under tbe auspices of tbe Federated Patrons Society on "Tbe Unwritten Law." Plans have been completed for the handsome new station which the Rut land railroad is to erect at Manchester. Tbe Woodbury Granite Company has received a large order from New York for granite to be used in tbe suspension bridge now being built across the East river. Tbe telephone war in Barre has been brought to a close by the New England Telepbone & Telegraph Company sign ing agreement not to raise its rates or abridge its privileges for five years. Drs. C. S. Caverly of Rutland, H. D. Holton of Brattleboro and T. R. Stiles ot St. Johnsbury of the State Board of Health met at Burlington lbursday evening, it was decided to bold tbe state bealtb officers' school in tnat city, beginning Monday evening, July 8th, and continuing until the Wednesday evening lollowing. There is a prospect of a large attendance and some of tbe best informed; men in the country have been secured as speakers. , The first step toward the active observance of Vermont Old Home Week has been taken by the town of Bradford, which has extended to Lapt. Charles E. Clark ol Oregon tame an invitation to be present as the guest of his native town, and he has accepted. Capt. Frederick B. Andrus, who has been in charge of the state recruiting of fice in Rutland since its establishment two months ago, received orders Friday to discontinue tbe omce immediately. There have been many applicants tor en listment but less than a dozen were accepted on account of the poor class of ap plicants. The omce Has practically been a failure. Mrs. Bradley Barlow, widow of the famous St Albans banker and railroad operator, died at the borne of her daughter in Denver April 6. The remains were brought to St. Albans for burial. Mrs. Barlow was the daughter of Gen. James Farnsworth of Fairiax. Dr. Cephas G Adams, one of the best-known physicians in northern New Eng. land, died Friday in Portland, Me. He was born in Derby about 70 years ago. He practised in northern Vermont and New Hampshire previous to settling in Portland some 20 years ago. Col. John E. Fox, tor twenty years head salesman for Bailey's music rooms, Burlington, has resigned and will go to Oakland, Cal , to take a similar position with the Girard Piano Company. The Rev. D. W. Dayton, who is rounding out a half century of service in the Methodist chnrcb, has beea presented with $30 in gold by bis congregation in Shelburne. A movement to endow the Kentucky University at Lexington, Ky., for $1,-000,000 has just been inaugurated. Tbe plan is unique. Wealthy members of the Christian denomination which controls tbe college, tbe country over, are to be asked to insure thiir lives in favor of the university. According to the mortality estimates of the insurance companies of 1000 policies, tbe fund will receive $10,-OOOanually. Tbe State convention of tbe Catholic Order of Foresters will I held at Rutland in Jnne. At that time rlt legates to the international convention to be held in August at Detroit will be aopointed. A. W. Prescott ha been appointed cashier and auditor of tbe Montpelier and Wells River railroad, vice W. C. Berry, resigned. Mr. Prescott has been in the auditors' oflke inr several years, is perfectly familiar nh the duties, and his promotion is a dV-erved n cognition of merit and tail hiulnevs. Superintendent P. W St any an has been performing tbe (tutu sol the office since Mr. Berry's resignation. " ' OENERAL NEWS. Ia BaMt aa Vea. Ut- The bronze equestrian statue of Gen. John A. Logan in Iowa circle, Washington, was unveiled on Tuesday of last week in the presence of the president and his cabinet and a large company of distinguished personages. In the company was Mrs. John A. Logan, and many representatives of Gen. Logan's old comrades. Addresses were delivered by President McKinley and Cbaunccy A. Depew. The statue of Gen. Logan is of bronze and is 14 feet high, tbe figure being twice life size. The general is represented riding along a line of battle with sword in hand and his horse at a trot. On its west face is a group representing Gen. Logan in consult ition with the principal officers of the army of tbe Tennessee. In tbe group are included Gens. Dodge, Hazen, Slocum, Leggett, Mower. Blair and Capt. Strong. On the east face is a group representing Gen. Logan in the act of taking the oath of office as a United States esnator. Tbe oath is being administered 4y Vice-President Arthur. The other figures represent Senators Ctllom, -Evarts, Conkling, Morton, Miller, Voorhees and Tburman. Gen Grenville M. Dodge, who presided at the dedicatory exercises, is the only living general represented in tbe military group. The statue represents seven years of labor by Franklin Simmons, tbe sculptor, and marks a departure in sculpture in Washington in that it rests' on a pedestal of bronze. Congress appropriated $50,000 for the statue, and $15,-000 was contributed by the Grand Army of tbe Republic Since the statue was unveiled it has been discovered that the scene represented by the civil group is not historically accurate. It is said that severaj of the leading men represented were in no way connected with tbe actual occurance. Mrs. Logan has replied to this by stating that there was no attempt at historical accuracy in chosing the statesmen to be represented in the gronp, but that they Were selected as representatives of the time Gen. Logan served in the senate. Gifl far PMIlipa Academy. The alumni of Phillips Academy, An dover, Mass., held their annual meeting and dinner at the University Club last week Tuesday night. Dr. Bancroft said in bis address that he had four new things to report about the academy. Tbey were that the gymnasium long contemplated will be built this summer; Brothers' Field, a new dormitory named Bancroft Hall, and a gilt, tbe amount of which and the name ot tbe giver are to be kept secret for tbe present. Dr. Bancroft said this much about the gift: "It is the largest which the academy has ever received. While less than $250,000, it is large enough to establish a department ot archaeology, provide it with specimens valued at between $40,000 and $50,000 to erect a building, and to provide for some original investigation. India's Decreaaiag Popalaiiaa. The depopulation of India through famine and cholera is assuming alarming proportions. The latest advices from Simla say tbe census returns of tbe central provinces show a decrease of over a million since 1891, when an increase of one and one-half millions might have been expected. It is estimated that five millions have died in India since 1896 from causes directly due to tbe tamine. In Western India things are even worse. The Oodeypooi' state returns show a decrease of 840,060. or "45 percent, of tbe population; the state of Bbopaul shows a decrease of 808,000 ; the District of Banda shows a decrease of 124,000, and in Bombay City the population has diminished by 50.000. Five Thaaaaad Arabiaaa Killed. The little skirmishes in South Africa and the Philippines which have been so frequent of late dwindle into insignih-cance beside the battle which was reported in a Bombay dispatch of . Friday which says the Sheik Mabaroukb of Kowyet, Arabia, has been defeated by ion Kespid, tbe sell-styled "King ol Ara bia." Five thousand men were killed. Ibn Respid has recovered his kingdom Another account says Sheik Mabaroukh's army, while short ol ammunition, was lured into a narrow gorge in. the Neid district, and the men ot Ibn Respid came down from the mountains and over whelmed them. . ' Girl Save Thirteen Lives. .,' During the spring floods of tbe White river in Nebraska last week Lizzie Cott- man, a school teacher of Harrison, saved the lives of her 13 pupils in a novel way, While the school was in session the schoolbouse was surrounded by water which rose steadily unt'l tbe building was lifted from its foundation. Tnen she rushed into tbe flood and at the peril ot her life succeeded in reaching land Then taking a horse which one of the children had ridden to school, she re crossed the torrent, and with the aid of a rope around the horde's neck and fastened to the schoolhouse floor, she succeeded in making the animal tow tbe building to the shore where it was tied to a tree and the children sent home, Thus not onlv the scholars but the schoolhouse was saved. The county commissioners bave been asked to reward the heroic girl with thevalneoi the build ing she saved. . Oceaa Menage Heard From. Miss Ada I. Griffiths of Newark, when crossing the ocean in September, nine years ago, threw overboard a bottle con taining a message to the late W. W. Bymgton, a lawyer in Newark. On the back ol the message she wrote that. $2 reward would be paid to the finder, if the message wa sent to its destination. The bottle was thrown overboard in the middle ot the ocean. Miss Griffiths had for gotten the incident when, on the 4th, sbe received a letter witb a foreign postmark. It was from Ada E. Boo tker ol Kris-ttHnsund, North Norway, and was dated March 22. Tbe writer said the bottle bad been picked up by a poor Norwegian fisherman off tbe coast ol Smollen, an island, and brought toKristiansund.and that an English woman in tbe town had translated tbe message, but could not decipher the date. She asked that the reward be sent to her for the fisherman, who was poor and deserving. Miss brirhtns decided to send $5 reward. A Wew Preservative. - A Danish buiter maker has discovered a new preservative which excels every thing in that line heretofore known. R means of this preparation it is possible to preserve butter, meats, and all kinds ot perishable merchandise. Experiments show batter, lor instance, can be preserved, melted, and cooled oft a rain without losing any of its freshness. The l. ...wu ui lujunuua irom a sanitary point of view. It will, it is believed, create a revolution in shipping perish' uk uicivuauuisc. Imlil itfcaal a Strike. The threatened strike which, promised to tie an tbe Central railroad ot iw Jersey has been averted by tbe company . - a .1 granting tbe acmana m ine men in modified form. Passenger engineers. who had been receiving S3 25. will now be gives $3 50 for a 100 mile trip. They asked tor S3.75. The firemen of these engines, who had been receiving $2 10, and who asked lor wm receive $2 20. Freight engineers will receive ZVt cents a mile, with tbe tea mile an hour guarantee. They wanted i cents, ine firemen on freight , engines will receive $2.20 and tbe same conditions. They asked for $2.50. Tbe engineers on tbe heavy draught engines bave been given four cents a mile and the ten mile guarantee. Tber asked for five cents. Tbe change in wages will cost tbe company an increased outlay ot from $du,uuu to $35,000 a year. Cathelic Kdajeatieaal Werk. At the Catholic educational conference at Chicago last week Dr. Conaty of the Catholic University at Washington said: Tbe Catholic church spent last year in tbe United States tbesumof $25,000,000 on education, chiefly in parochial schools and exclusive ot what was spent in academic, colleeiate and university educa tion. Notwithstanding tbe serious de mand made on ber for cburcb and chant- able development, she has under her educational training over 1,000,000 pupils. Of these about 10,000 bave received collegiate instructions under her direction. Mgr. Conaty contended that a most important issue in Catholic educational work is in tbe development ot the Uatn- olic bigh schools, which are tbe necessary links between tbe parochial schools and the Catholic colleges. The tendency to add college work to the high school course and thus make an easy step to tbe university or to business ltte presents a serious problem to tbe college and demands consideration. If tbe taieb school movement be over looked or neglected the parochial school system is in danger of becoming a feeder for tbe public high schools, tbus leading its graduates to tbe non Catholic college or university. Mgr. Conaty closed with a strong appeal to the colleges to be loyal to one another and loyal to the university. Dr. Goodwin Beaigaa. Many Harvard men will regret Prof. Goodwin's resignation, which is just announced. For 45 years he has been among the finest Greek scholars in the country, a patriarch of classical learning, at Harvard. During his service be has seen scholars and professors grow np around him. Of late years he has been able to teach onlv tbe most advanced and promising men. Prof. Goodwin got bis Ph. D. at Gottingeu in 1855. He bas had the LL. D. degree from a score of colleges: Oxford, Edinburgh and Cam bridge have honored mm. Koyal socie ties from every country in Europe have made bim honorary member. Medals and distinctions have been showered upon him from Greece to Germany. Not the least is tbe distinction his Greek grammar has gained. It bas long been tbe standard text book. Dr. Goodwiu resigns because of his belief that at 70 a man has earned his rest. He will be made professor emeritus and will continue to add dignity, and scholarship to Harvard University. - Eadawanent f 910,000,000. Armour Institute in Chicago which owes its existence to the late P. D. Armour, has received an addition of $10,-000,000 to its -endowment, the money coming from Mrs. P. D. Armour and J. 0. Armour, tbe widow and son ot the founder. The announcement of the proposed gift was a surprise even to the offi cials of , tbe institution. Tbe institute is now in a very prosperous condition, having an endowment of $2,500,000, all of which was given by the late Mr. Armour. Bamean Cenaaa Taken. A census of the Samoan group has been taken. The numberof Samoans in Upola and other islands under the German government is 32,000, while the population of tbe six islands under the United States government is 5,800. Infant mortality is great owing to ignorance and carelessness of mothers in dieting their young. Pres. McKinley bas donated $5,000 towards a fund of $30,000 necessary to secure the erection ot a new and modern hotel in Canton, Ohio. The hotel will be built on the site of tbe recently burned Saxton block. M. C. Barber has written the president on behalf of Canton people, asking that he allow the hotel to be called the McKinley. The new building will cost $100,000." Vermont will have a foster son in the the Fifty seventh congress as a delegate from the territory of New Mexico. B. S. Rodey of Albuquerque, who recently spent a week in Washington is a native of Ireland, but he lived several years in Newport, and his parents still reside in that town. Mr. Rodey afterward went to Boston, studied law in the office of Ben Butler, and then went to New Mexico as a private secretary for a big railroad official. He is a gifted young man, one of the leading lawyers of the territory, an ardent republican, and speaks both French and Spanish fluently. Ex-Congressman George Willard, who died recently at Battle Creek, Mich., was a native of Bolton, but went to Michigan at the age of 12. He was rector of a church in Kalamazoo for two years, but resigned on account of its conserva tism. For ten years he was a regent of Michigan university and did much to open its doors to women. During his four years in congress his most notable effort was a speech against tbe force bill. In 1872 he established the Battle Creek Journal, which he managed until his deatb. The first United States coaling station to be located on foreign soil has just been completed at Picbalinqni, on the west coast of Mexico. The station is on California Bay, at tbe extreme end of the long peninsula which juts down from California and is known as Lower Cali fornia although it is an integral part of '' ianu.iijr wi iuc Biuuon la 0,000 tons. Complaints are being made in England because $5,000,000 ot tbe $10,000,000 voted for tbe establishment of post office telephones has come to America to buv tbe plant, switchboards, etc. This was done after the post office engineers visit ed the United States and inspected tbe the most recent plants here. It is ex. petted that tbe leading municipalities now installing systems will follow the government's example. The Second church of Christ, Scientist, in New York city, was opened for its first service Easter Sunday. It has bad its none in various nans since it started, 10 years ago. and now it enters into an im. pressive edifice in French renaissance ityie, wntcD oat cost nearly 9100,000. Christina Eadeavor Prayer Meeting. Topic for tsaadav. April SI- WaJkias Wiik Jenu,' CoL n. 6, 7; GaL v. 1S-46. DAILY READINGS JESUS A COMPAXJOX. April 15. Enoch's example. Gea. v. 19 24 April 16. Our daily walk. Pa. csvi. 5-9 ; Epa. ir. 1-4. April 17. Ia his atcpa. Matt. xix. 18-22. 27-29. April IS. Brra aa he waDxca. 1 Joaa a 8-11. April 19. Oa the way to Emmaua. Lnkx xxiv. 13-16. 28-32. April 20. True companionship. Mark Hi. 31-45; Jas. ii. 23. April 21. Walking with Jeaoa. CoL at, 7; Gal. v. 16-26. SCRIPTURE VERSES.' Eph. ii. 19 22; xiil 14. 21; PhiL ii. 9-11; iii. 12-U; CoL i. 9 11; 1 Thess. iii. 12, 13: 2 Tbess. L 3; Heb. vi. 1; xiiL 20, 21; 2 Pet. iii. 18. LESSON THOUGHTS. "Walking with God implies talking witb God. You would not call a man your companion if you never spoke to him. That is a good old phrase, 'Our walk and conversation.' " "When two walk together, one is always tbe leader, the other the follower. There is no walking with God if you want to choose the way." Getting near to Christ is not all on our own side ; as we draw near to bim, he also draws near to us. He is even more willing to receive us than we are to come unto him; and all are heartily welcome witb him. SELECTIONS. If through the communication of the Holy Spirit tbe life of Christ is constantly imparted to ns, that life will prevail in us. In proportion to the closeness of our abiding in bim will be the completeness of our deliverance from sinning. A. J. Gordon, D. D. To be a public representative of Christianity is a mockery and hypocrisy unless it is accompanied with growing faith in Jesus and fellowship with him. Those wbo teach must not only have learned, but they must go on learning. The power of public testimony depends on intimacy with Jesus in secret. We sometimes forget that true nearness to God is a moral and spiritual nearness .... There we're those in the time of Christ who were near him, but were not helped by him. "The mul titude throng the:, and press thee, and sayest thon, Who touched me?" said Peter once; but only one poor woman was near in her sense of need. . . . . Spiritual distances are not thus measured. SUGGESTED HYMNS. Holy Ghost, with light divine. Take time to be holy. Aa lives the flower within the seed. Blessed Saviour, ever nearer. Nearer, my God, to thee. O I love to talk with Jesus. Here and There. A Northerner who recently visited West era Florida reports that the negroes of that section ot tbe state are unanimous in their opposition to its proposed annexation to Alabama. Tbey say that they do not like the climate of Alabama, which they believe to be unfaealthful, and they seem to believe that if Western Flor ida should be annexed to the state which it borders a marked change of climate would ensue. The following letter, written bv a woman in Kansas, has been received by the Philadelphia Police Department: "Chief Police, will you see the woman whose name is in the inclosed advertisement, i will settle with her for $500. Sbe has a medicine which she says will Remove hair from the face, i sent her one doller and got a bottle of the medicine, i had some fuz on my face, i used the medicine and it burnt my face and now i bave got a Heavy beard the doctor say t will have whiskers now all my life, if she will give you $500 i will take it and say nothin against the woman." "It was a dry season in China," writes a Peking correspondent of the Chicago Times-Herald. "The viceroy, Earl Li Hung Chang, was calling on the Ameri can minister, Mr. Conger, and he spoke of tbe weather.- 'Yes,' said Mr. Conger, it seems to be dry everywhere. It is dry in my country, too. I read in one of our newspapers the other day that in many places in the West the people are praying ; for rain.' 'What,' said the earl, 'do your people pray to their God for rain ?' 'Oh, yes, said the minister, 'they otten pray lor rain.' And does their Uod send it when they pray for it ?' asked the earl. 'Yes, sometimes their prayers are answered, and sometimes tbey are not.' 'AH the same like Chinese joss, hey ?' said the earl, with a grin and a chuckle." Agustus : B. Wvlde, in his "Modern Abyssinia," describes an interesting cus tom observed at Yeiiu, by which a lone engagement is brought to a happy ending. The betrothed pair go secretly to tbe outskirts ol a village. The man hides himself, and tbe girl shrieks. The first man who comes to her rescue is speared by her sweetheart. The couple may then go home and be married, tor moral sentiment demands that every oriciegroom snouia nave killed bis man. In cooking macaroni or spaghetti it will bef ound an improvement to melt the butter and cheese together, and add them to tbe white sauce, instead oi sprinkling them, as usual, between layers ot tbe macaroni. This signature It on every box ot the genuine Laxative Bromo-Uuinine Tablets the remedy that esnrea a cold In one day Are the Best remedy for Colds. Head ache and Grippe. They break up a Cold quioKiy, move me Doweis genuy, carry-iiig off fever and other poisonous matter from the svstem. Guaranteed to cure. Try them. 26 cents. For sale by J. A. STANTON, DTOgH and all Malignant Blood Diseases Cured without Pain. No Knife or Plas. ter. Pook of testimonials and letter of advice, free. f LOWER MEDICAL CO. 151 W. 34th SI.. . Y. Xkiz Six At trie Caledonian office. IX THE WINTER. (BttMi't nasi b Pali's last.) Tor coughs and colds Benson's Porous Plasters ara an inoomparably better remedy than any other external or internal. Their medicinal properties enter the skin and go ttraight to th teat ofth diteate. They relieve and cure a "seated" cold without disturbing the system or upsetting the stomach. Cough mixtures often nauseate. Benson's Plasters are medicinal in the highest degree, and quickest to act. Placed on the chest or back or on both at onoe in serious cases, the good effect is felt immediately. The congestion yields, the sough abates and the breathing improves. Lung or bronchial affections or kidney disease, are cured with the least possible suffering and loss of time. Benson's Plasters are immeasurably superior to Belladonna, Strengthening, Capsicum or any other combination in plaster form. They are also preferable to ointments, liniments and salves. Benson's Plasters have received flfly-fiv highest award over all competitors; and more than 5,000 physicians and druggists have declared them to be one of the few trustworthy household remedies. For sale by all druggists, or we will prepay postage on any number ordered in the United States on receipt of 25c. each. Be sure you get the genuine. Accept no imitation or substitute. Seabury & Johnson, Mfg. Chemists, N.T. PARKER'S HAIR BALSAM ' Cleoniei and beautifiei the hair. Promote i a luxuriant growth. Never Fails to Restore Gray Hair to its Youthful Color. Prevent! Dandruff and hair faUuxe. 5Uc. and gl TO at Probsts. " SrarS? 15 WALL PAPERS Satisfaction guaranteed. Samples for stamp. ?. B. CADV CO. Pravidence, B. 1. LOCAL and CLIMATIC Nothing butalocal remedy or change of climate will cure CATARRH. The specific is Elys Cream Bali It is quickly Absorbed. Gives Relict at once. Opens and cleanses the Nasal Passages. Allans Inflammation. OLD 'N HEAD Heals and Protects the Membrane. Restores the Senses of Taste and Smell. No Mercury. No Injurious drug. Regular size 60c. ; Family Size $1.00 at Druggists or by mail. ELY BROTHERS, 66 Warren St., New York. Are you in want of Fine Stationery. Try our National Bond or Crushed Parchment, AT 25 cents per lb. or our National Kid Fin ish Parchment in four shades at 28c. per lb. Envelopes to match above, 10c. per bunch, 3 bunches for 25 cents. For fine paper try Old Ber shire or Crane's Bond. Distaff Linen, Twilled Flax or Superfine Oream Wove. The name is sufficient guar antee of their excellence. Find them at CLARK'S CASH BOOX STORE. zox fastern .avenne, St. Johnsbury, Vermont. Keeley Institute, NORTH CONWAY, N. H. For Cure of Liquor and Drug Diseases. J. B. KEATING, Rlaaager. 0. BISHOP, Auctioneer, Mclndoes Falls, Vt. SUITS made to order at $16. $18, $20, $23 and up. CLEANING, 1 PRE8SINC, AND REPAIRING. CARL J. GREENE, flask Hall, Up on flight, St. Johasburr Vt. AT THIS SEASON Town Offioer'g Bond Blanks, Thes9 blanks save lots o writing and are usable for any town or village offioer :atarrh c AT THIS OFFICE. : ! :o : :tes re : : : : : :e :o :, Xm e ::::: :sa 40) ri :. ::::: :-a o co :an : :a : :e : :ca ctcirc't'iici : Q O oc a: z z o o :a : : 5 : -t s :o a, a si : : : : :a : : : o ccesececBRo : : : : jis noecaxscc : : j -M hh.-whhh : ; : t cecscasecsxcRcco Mi'-aasaaiii'iit'ai-ei o ceccr-soc-no : : : :, o 'co;r.co)'ioio : : : : fcH ''eNhVhVh : ; : :" ai fcrJ(c"g' w co ceo ' o :io : : : : :0 : :0 : :0 : :!:: :9 :c?: 40A :to :::::::: :3 : m 0 94 : 0OOOOOOOHHrHHC BS(SSi'o -o ; :h : :o :o o :0 Pioo 4 : : : jcoa jio-3 liffljo flB 00 1" t-"t" H : h P5 a 5ao3eiHOiO44ejOci3CtHC'4QO:i H t.HHHWH 3 9, -.icia-toeH : :u :o6aoVr-'co : : -4 O .a ; : : Tub "5 8- 03 3 3 5 g i 5 5 ail al s (9 0 aa o Ha : : : 4 J . : :ooxoaotDioQ ;omeoioQrH4 g S : : : S" 1 1 ! m m : :Oioooh : :OiHNiooeico 5 : tNNaioooe CQ E,OuHao4MHHoioxoot-Hioa 0)05-oqHNO''ONCOlOH fl MONTPELIER AND WELLS RIVER R. R. In effect October 8, 1900. GOING WEST. Trains leave Wells River dally except San day at 6.50, 10.05 a. m., 3.40 p. m., foi South R yegate.Groton, Manhfleld, Plain field Montpelier and Barre. Arrive Montpelier, 9.33, 11.35 a. m., 5.11 p. m. Arrive Barre, '10.05, 11.65 a. m., 6.30 p. m. GOING BAST. Leave Barre at 7.30 a. m.. 12.45, 8.18 p. m. Leave Montpelier at 8.00 a. m 1.15, H.10 p. m. ArriveWell. River at 9.25 a. m., 2.88, "3.27 p. m. , . .. Mixed W. A. STOWBLI. G a. Mgr. P. W. STANYAN. Superintendent. P. W. MORSE. Gen. Pass. Agt. iii Through the White Mountains . To Lancaster, Colebrook, North Conway, Boston, Portland, Lewiston, Bangor, Bat Harbor and St. John. LOCAL TIME TABLE ON AND APTBB OCTOBER 8, 1900. LEA VINO ST. JOHN8BUBT. P.M. P.M. P. If. St. johnsbury, 2.30 Lunenburg, . 3.80 Whitefield, 3.42 guebecjunc., 1.05 4.05 ' B.05 tarrKing, 1.15 4.15 5.15 Lancaster, ar., 1.29 ' 4.30 5.30 LBATltlO LANCASTBS. P.M. A.M. P.M. Lancaster, 12.20 7.41 ' 8.25 Starr King, 12.34 7.64 8.39 Quebec Jc, ar., ' 12.45 8.05 8.60 "iv., l oo Whitefield, 1.13 Lunenburg, ar., 1.25 St.Johnsb'y, ar., 2.21 THEODOH TRAINS. St Johnsb'y, 2.30 p. m. N. ironway, o.ou p. m. Portland, 7.55 p.m. Boston, 6.57 a. m. Lewiston, j 1.10 " Bangor, 4.10 " Bar Harbor. 9.30 " St. John, 11.50 " Trains arrive at St. Tohniburv from Bos ton, Portland, Lewiston, Augusta, North Conway and White Mountain resorts 2.21 p. m. GEO. P. EVANS, Vice Pres. and Gen. Mgr. P. B. BOOTHBY. G. P. & T. A. Rutland Railroad. Time Table in effect January 21, 1901. GOING NORTH. e a". flii.i.. ...... : S : : : : j : -y ::::' : : :a!J'? : -- : : j i p : i : : : coo :::::: : : : : : i ':". : : : : : : H Leave t- u. fA. u. p. . Burington 4.30 11.10 4.30 Arrive at South Hero 5 06 11.49 5.08 Grand Isle 6.16 12 01 ' 5.10 North Hero 5.16 12.22 5.36 Isle La Motte 6 63 12 41 5.63 Alburg 6.09 12.69 6 09 Bouses Point 6.20 1.10 6 20 Malone 8.27 3.45 9 08 Ogdcnsburg 10.30 5.40 11.15 Montreal 8.35 8t. Hyadnthe 8.43 Sorel 10.85 GOING SOUTH. Leave AM tfPlI fPM tPM "tPM 8.30 12 06 1.15 5.85 10.06 Burlington Arrive at Rutland. Vt. 11.05 2 00 6.15 8.05 12 10 Troy. N. Y. 2.10 4.80 2.45 Albany. N. Y. 8 65 4 65 B.IO New York N. Y. 7.00 8.45 7.20 Bellow Fall 1.25 3 45 2.20 Boston, Mass. 6.45 7.41 7.00 Providence, R.I 7.25 9 85 8.05 tVnnaaa Uaaa K alY flOA 8pringfield, " 5.47 6.18 7.30 Daily. fDally except Sunday. 1 Pullman parlor car to Boston and Albany. ; Pullman sleeping cars to Boston andN.Y. For detailed lime tables consult folder. W. 8. TONES. Gen'l. Snoerintendent. H. A. HODGE, - - Traffic Manager. c. a. hibbakd, Gen'l. Pas. Agent. FROM ST PAUL TO $48.60fr"nB3JT0N , niAltTIA UntU APrtl 80th- rBulrltl LowrateezcurslonslnTonr- atwi i ,lt Car, wlthout change. COAST H-J- C0LV,N. WMfl 197 Washington 8t., Boston. A Full Line of LEGAL BLANKS This Office.

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