Contributed by Joan H. Bixby
Description: STATE NEWS.Date: January 16 1891
Newspaper published in: Middlebury, Vt.
Source: Library of Congress.
Page/Column: Page 4
The public schools at Poultney have started a savings bank system.
Diphtheria is said to be prevailing to considerable extent in Rutland.
St.Johnsbury show a total expenditure last year of $14,749.17 for 1899
as against $15,337.11 for 1889.
A meeting of the stockholders of the Rutland railroad, at Rutland,
Tuesday, ratified the lease to the Central Vermont.
Two fine snowy owls were shot in Charlotte last week. One measured 54
inches across the wings and the other 56 inches.
Owen Pierce, son of William Pierce of Fair Haven, was run over by a dump
car at the Bomoseen slate quarry on Saturday and killed.
The Fall Mountain Paper company of Bellows Falls is putting in a set
process machinery for bleaching paper pulp by electricity.
Henry Emery had arm taken off by getting it caught between the deadwoods
of coal cars in the Cheshire yards at Bellows Falls on Thursday.
Frank E. Reille, a Rutland youth, was badly hurt the other night in a
coasting accident, a piece of ice penetrating his bowels to a depth of
at least three inches.
At the village election in St. Johnsbury last week, when the new ballot
law was followed for the first time, 37 out of the 426 voters made
errors so that their votes were thrown out.