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rDBLlSniD ITIRT TUUHS1 if ArtlBXOOH, ,
Tibxs or SUBsonl-nlos: .
Oo ror. Inadranco fl w) 1 Tbree iaonth.-...-5!
m.nths ' Tl Sii sle coplw,.., ..J
ItATliS OF A11VEU tlSING I
On lnch.1 week, . TS I One Inei S months3.00
On lnch, 3 weeka, - 1.25 I Ol lnch 0 inonths, 4 M
0-Fourth col. 1 yr,30.00 One lnch 1 year, . . .00
HaTICts lnBerted undcr head of "Buslness Lo
calj" Ho per line. each lnertloi..
A.U Letteri and CommunlcaUons snonld be ad.
drsutd O. A. riKKCK. rublUlier aud
Entered attho Bennington P.O.aisecond.ciass
Thc best fov the Complexion,
The most ccoiiomical, it tvears to thinness of a ivafer.
W. B. SIlELI)rjN7
AttoineyandCounsellorat ' fw, andbolicltor
in Chaneery. onico and itdenfe 18 Wi
MiunStreet, Bennington, Vt.
TAKUANT SIDLEY & SON, Attorneya
and C'ounsellors nt Law,
PricliclnR ln all Courti in V rinont, Slilc and
Fcdcral, oaicc, Cciurt ll 'U'C, Ucnningtou,
nd Norlli blrrf I, Bennltictnn - litcr. ...,,.
rxnitANT SIUI,EV, (6-ly) 1,D. L. SIBLL
C II. DAHLK'vO.
Htf ilcnlilnKton. I,
IiATlUlELDER & 1IATES.
A 1TORNEY8 AND COUSS1 1-I.OIiS AT LAW
and Hol cltors in L hauet i-y.
Ufllce nver KirKt Natlonal Uank, lli'in
J K. BATCilELDEK,
0. II. MASDN.
ATTOKSFA" AT LAW.
Adams' Ulock, It nnlni!lon, Vt.
P. N. SOUIUE.
Tns ruBnc are cokd'ally lsvitkd
to call and examlne my mick f Jcwelry,
Watchea, Clockn, Bilyer and I'latcd W are. Gold
Peni and PenclU. l'ocket Cnt'ery, Pianoi. Or
Ran and Shect Muslc- All tlit nandard artlrles
and noMltles In cach of Iheso .l(iarlinciits con
tantly on liand at No. 45 Maln Mrwt, BennlnR-
C. D. OIBSON, Druggist & Apotheciry
JVfalniitrpct, Drst door weft P.nptUt Cliurch.
i-IJLUpen sundays Irom s lo u
. m., and 5 to
UIIS. JI. E. I'AHTHIDOE, 51. D.
FFU E and llcsiilencf, M Iluln Strcct.
II. C. DAY, Jl I).
OFFICE AT DHUli STOKI-.
No. 17, Jlaln Slrc. l, Bennington, Vt.
bpcdal atteullon (jlTen lo dliac nf tne licart
DB. CIIARLES O. It. JENNINGS.
JJHYSICIAN AND SUIlOLf -X.
Officeand rppidpnce Main htrct't, nt llic lioad
ofBclioolStrpet. Bennington. l.
C. A. PIEKCiS,
BOOKSELLEIl, riUNTE.l, STATIONEK
1MD ULANK BOOl. MAKElt,
Banner Bullding,) North Bfaninirton.
A. Z. CUTLEU. ixmiat.
Succes-or to Lr. C. B 1'iki-.
ABoperatlons pcrformcd in Mi ii.ost tlioroush
andcorefiil rnainier, and at nni-unable prices,
Myaimwtll be to (tive e-tlre Bitlifattion to ull
cmcb lubmlttedto my rnre.
Uas ard Ktber mlmlulsler I for extractln
teetb without paln, dettuit
Offlce ppoaitc Freo Ubrary Jall, Bennington.
Haring iiold my dental praclicc tu Dr.A. Z.Cut
It. a centlemonof exitcr cncc and abllitr, 1 Ite
tpcak for him the eame llbcrnl putrcnage ttiat ba
oeen accoruea me me iaii rifinrrn j rarn
dix a: B.riKr
DR. D. C. JENNEY, Dentist.
SUCCESSOIt TO Dlt. J. N. sCKANTON.)
Ii prepared to perform all operation in Dent
trv ln a tLomuirh &nd worknitiiuike uianncr. Vtt-
ect natiifaction iruarantcf d ln 11 ca Bubmltted
9 Wi care, ind at rcaonable pricci. (a or
Ether adminliured or extracL.irf tccth wben rc
olred. Offlce opposite CooRrrgatlonal Cburch
Uain r;, Bennington.
" M1LLEU & LUCX.
W AND FETAIf DEALEU
In infinnmntAl wnrk. Iruni aIV Llud of eratllte
ormarble. Wat Qu!"y, i- Monumenui
manuracturedatnuarrleaand Otipped direcl to
cemcteries, Estimates (jivm and def Igna fur-
OAOE bTRKKr, BENNINGTON. VT.
llcaiion. v f rfinmi oiuce
C M LAMBENT.
COAIil COAL! COALI
LIME AND CEMENT
AT WIIOLEHALK AXD KETAIL.
Depot it, J. 1I.LOUINO A 0 Bepnlngton.
BENNINGTON CO. SAV1N03 BANIC
The Bennington Connty H'tTlnrn Bank at tlie
Bennington Connty Natlonal Bank. is open
dally for the traoiaction of bua'ocHR from 10 o'clock
Iotereit to depoRlton strictly ln accordanca with
belawiofthe Ktate of Vermont. Moner de-
poiited anylime after the ftm. rtajrofeach month
araws .aierem irom iiiq umv uaj vi vnc ii) nuc
rdinir montb. Inttrest comnuted Januarr
1st and Jolr lit, and if not wltl.drawn willbe added
o prindpal, and interest thrrafter will accrae
Loam talicited npon real ci'.ate and undonbtcd
B. VALENTINE, Proident,
Y E.HAWKH, Vlre I'renident,
J. T. SIIUR1 j.EFF, Ireasnrer,
fl. VT HATIMAW. Sixntarv.
FJTnnsTiER-A U. Valentinr, Wm.fE. HawltP
ii iiarman, uunccoitt j. i. cnunien, x,
jT.rr.TorAM i .
rl Ynk. hm i J. Q
7 r.ulu,. ft M.m.I- h
i I fyJt v lit l
1 Tf irvr l!hti
NTENDINO ADVEKTISKU3 rhould addrcis
cironcn p. no ull a ro.
iu npruw pirri'i "ct iutk iiit
TvT SEI.KCT LI8T OF 1000 NKW6PAlEn3
tuccor lo thc thtatc of S. I'. HAllKIS.
WIIOLESALE AND KETAIL DEALEIt IN
RON &, STEEL,
Nai!i, Ac.,ic. A grcat varicty of Tablf andPockct
Cutlcry, kx, Tools, (irindftoncs, Car
riatre Tlrcd,I"ow IJolts, Lockn,Scrcwiit
ticrews, Butts, Btrap and
lliiiRc, CaMc and Trace
Chains. H. II. Wliecl
X ( 1 KXTS FO It 1 1 0 WE'S II AY IXATFOHM AND
Booieslie and Impoite' Cigais
Flnc Ky West Cigar, Piprs.Toliacco, ctc.
IIopc, Latli, Yarn 1'ubr, Kaili, Vah Boanl
,1. Broomn, Clntbfft Wrinpern, rick,
8Iedee,Axe and Uammtr )Ian
dlen. GalvanLzed fence,
DR. G. S. GREEN'S
Iads the world as a care for
SIKOFFLA, sniori'LOUS SWKLL
Ilrnd tlie liilloulnn; .ivorn tutcnifiit
nr a remnrkublo ca.e.
DR.O. H.nltEKNtCO.-I takc nl.uuri in
rei-uiiiuirntunK jour i.ioou i nnner atiti r,ere lon
ic. In AucniflL 1885! I lMffan t.Ltnir II fm urnf
uloua nwellcd nrck At the tlmn 1 conld not lnd
my neck or moTo mj hpad. and wm nnablp to
wrar acollaroolnKtotlie alzc of myncck. Now
my nwk ia well and natural In nlie. 1 ucd Htb
bottlca In about eTen tnonths' tlmf. ilad bm
irpaicu lor u preTion.ly liy nbyslclanf to no cf-
. -ilAIUA o. MAKSII.
t. Ureensboro, vt. Auj. SO, 1840.
8TATE OF VERMONT.
At (ireennboro. n,;
ity, m. ( SOlli day of AukiiH,
iti T nontared before mn Marl.
I). 18to. persontl y nppf ared before tn
Marih. a neraon well known to me and pntlilil
to rredlt and reaile oath to the itatement .liv
W. W, OOSS, Jiiatlco of the Peace.
The (Jreaifst lilood Keiuedy Knowu
ot!ell-il U itf compoaitionl
Uncqualled In its rlTecti '
Unparallclod in Pauccesi!
Uurlrallf d ln Its meriu
I'rlenJl.OOpcr Lottle, tlx Lottlea for 3.00. Al
arupKtits nave it.
PIIEPAP.ED ONLY BY
Dr. G. S. GREEN CO.
nuotbugh Falls, VI., U. i. A.
BOLD IN BENHINGT0N BY. j", T.snERTIXFI
AHD C.D. OICTDir.
"A balm for the S7tin."
-1 I'liliDICTKffi THAT
G. B, SJBLEY
Has just what you want to
give for a
MWm 1TIHW !
Something that will be a
benefit to the receiver. A
CAPS, fancy and other
wise, i o r cnimren
and older ones.
Any thing in the line of
Boys' or Gentlemen's
MAY BE FOUHD AT
HlCl'ItltUUn CBNKIIAL, NOTE8.
Don't swallow the grape eeeds. For
fast six yesrs Giles Putnam. a larraer of
onda, N, Y., has been troubted fre
quently wllh terrible painB in his sidea,
accompanled liy large swelhngs. About
n week ago he had a severe attack, witb
inilamtnation ot tne Doweis. ne gcow
woree, and the doctors who were oalled
performed an operation and found the
cause of all the trouble to be two grape
aeeda, which bad lodged in thetomach
six years ago and worklng tbelr way
thrniigh the lining caueed the ewelling
Thete were sombre as well as merry
nliBnpa to ilie Christtnas frstival, Anne
6'Neil, a poor widow who hadBUpporled
her chlldren lor ten years, was guiug
home at Rinebeck on Saturdny nlghl
laden wiih cifts that her employers had
eent to her thrce children.when she was
struck hy a railroad train andjdlled. In
Uutf.Uo a Mrs.tsennan ceieoraien lyntini
man liv L'Httinir ilrunU. Her husband
going horae found no Christtnas dinner
ready, and he kllled the wotuan,
The eztend to whicli changes nave
becn made in postmaelerships in New
England is shown by theee facts: In
M.nne 34 out of 30 presidential oillres
liavn heen given tn Demourats: in New
Ilump.hire, 29 out of 31; in Vermont, 28
out of 27, the one still occupted by a
K-pulilican being Montpelier, where
George W. WingM term 11 expire on
July 5 next; in Hhode Island, 10 ont of
II; in uonnecucui, io oiu m m. in
Vinnont one ofllce, thut of Wlnooki.
will hecome a presidential ofllce on Jan.
1. 1880, owlng to lncreaaeu receipis,
Mr. E D. Wolcott of Coloiadomade
the tellitiK apetch of the eyening at thf
dinner of tfce New England Society in
New York. He was applauded to the
echo when, epeuklng of the immigratlon
to this country, he said : "We are be
ginnlng to realir.e, howtver, that tho in
vitation we haTe becn extending to all
the world haa been rather tuo general
So far we have been able to make Amer
tcan citizfin in fact as tvell aa name out
of the foreign born immigranta. The
lHk was liytii wiitle we nau ir.e noneat
ind induatrioua m deal with, hut the
oliaracter of donie of the present immi
gration lias brouht a conviction which
we lnpe you ahare.that thesacred righta
of cili.-iiihip uhould be withheld from a
ucrtiiiu claaa of alietm in race and lan
guage, who eeek the protection of th B
government, uritll tliey shall have at
le.ist learned that the red in our flag is
coinmingled with the white and the blue
and the staro, LUreui appiauae. I
Woman'8 righta have lately seeured
a triuiuph i n India. Thenativecourt of
lndore naa ueciiueu 10 t-cnu 10 priaon a
wifo married without her co'nsetit when
a chilci, who upcn coming to the years
of discretion refueed to go and live with
aparalyticand impecuniouB husband un
able to fupport her. Thi9 ia the very
point raised in ihe Huktimabjl cnse,
which haa attrncted so mucli attention.
Thia iufraction of nn ancleut custom ia
savanelv ilenounced by some of the na
tive papers, but it will greatly nssist tlie
xrowing feeling among the people
agauiBt infant marriageB, In thia case
the husband who wiahed to clnim pos
seeaion of the wifo who refused to live
with him calnily proposed lo give her
uu if her father would only provide for
him, his mother und his brother.
St. Johnsuuky, Vt . Dec. 23 Vcr-
tuont's eenuiiarian, Jumea Worka ot
Waterford, will Leenme 100 years iild on
friday. Ive. W. 1S87, if Iib slitmld live
nntil then. nnil tlicre 13 every Inilicnlioi
tlitil lie will. Mr. Works was born In
Westniorelnml, N. II., una nioveU tti
Batton. Vt.. in 1808. where lie cnKaiird
in traile. which lie cnnlinuetl biicceeslul
Iv for eiuht years. In 1810 he moveil lo
Waterford. Vt.. locatine nearSt. Jolins-
bury.wliere lie lia'j Bince lived. Hero lie
engageii in nriuuuurHi puiBuus, nuiu
A'lilcli lie liae 1.1m asiue n compeieiicy,
He was a very iiclivcnian.andBOon took
a leauitiE part iti town affairs.represent-
inir 11 town for two terma 111 tlie t,enl8
aiure ana tioiuuitr various tuwu uiimea,
tlie dutiea of which wero always thor-
ouclilv ind liotiorably discliarKed.
Wlivn lie wua ou years om ne eerveu as
town crand iuror, which was his last
iifflcial serviee. In 1822 lie married Al
mira Aldrioli. nnd to them were born
live chlldren, four of whnm are llving,
Mrn. Works died aboni llfteen years ugo.
Mr. Worka relains 1ns faculties to a re-
tnatkuble degree, being able to read
without tiie mu 01 giasaee, anu.aiinougii
not able to go out inuch.gives direcllons
about busineBS uftairs with n elearne-
not alwavs shown bv younger rnen, IIi
was never in l lie nauit 01 ueing waueii
upon. 11 11a wanieu BDyining ne goi 11
hltmeit, anu now any intposuioii 011 tne
nart ot olliers to wait upou liim is
quickly resented, Until about two yearn
ago he came to thls villuge to transaot
nis uusinet.8, anving nis uwu teaui, hiiu
atti-ndinK to such tnattets in his usual
correut way. Owing to rlieuiiiatic
troubles he is now contined to his houi-e
a crtat deal. Mr. Woiks Is a raan who
comtnands thc respect ol all actiunint
aticee, and is recelving raany congratu
lations from his friends on the npproach
ot the 100th anniversary ot his birlli.
II e does notconiderhiiii9Plfan old man
Fltll.SK CUIUIKiVT OI'INlO.t
Irreparable damnge has been done by
tlie publio replles to infldels made by
inconipetent mcn. Chri9tian Advo
catet It is PTident that the question of tnon.
ey in elections has become suddenly so
important that the next great forwan)
step in legiMation will be law upon tlie
siibject. rGeo. Wm. Curtis.
Uempmber that it i only a century
ago that the ilrst indicationa were no
ticed of a power which is now one of
the chief ngencies of our civilizatiorr,
And what were thesp indicationa? Oniy
the momcnUtry twitehing of a frogs
hlnd leg, Prof, Josiali 1. Cookc,
Soma reoole bblievo Ihat a relielous
llfe should be for tlie purposeof salva-
tion, and that anylhing that tends lo
hnlld un their character should simply
be inc dental.' I believe In btiilding tip
characier firat and ealvalinn will tnkn
careof itself. llon. ItobertG. tlorr.
The best recipe we know, if you xvant
to bp mlaerabie. ia to iiiinn bdoui your-
solf. how mucli you have lost. how
mucli you have not mane anu me poor
prospecta for the fiittire. A bravp man
with a aoul in him geU out of sucli plti-
ful rute, anu lauglis at aiscnuragemctiip,
rolls u p his aleevpa, winmea and alngs,
and makes the bcat of life.
At a meeting of the MassHcliupptts
tfnr.tiara innronttnn laat wpplf. Mrn
Loulaa P. Hopklna.aupervdor of Boaton
sclioola. oaltl thataa eoon as tlie ciiu
dren of foreign parenlsenter our achonla
thpv nhould be tnught that they are
Americana nnd they should b instruct
ed thnt they aro to be intimately con-
necled with American freo govcrpnint
The publio achool is the tralning fleld of
tlie Stale for mnking good citlzenB.
We havo n spcedy and nraitive curp
for tMarrh, Diplilhpria. Cnnkpr Mniilh
nnd Hpsdache.in SHlLOU'SCATARnil
REMEDY, A nasal Injector freo wllh
pncli liotllc Uno It if you tlpBlre lieallli
nnd aweet hreath. l'rico 50 cents. Sold
by J. T. hurtlell.
If tlioro is any one tliing tho matler
with the aversge Ameriran buainesa
man it is that he knowa his businpss,
He knnwg It eo thorotiglily. focomplete
ly, soabsnrblngly Ihat the danger is that
he Will not Knnw muuii ui unyiiiiug eiBf ,
The great peril Is that any young msn
pnlerlnc unon n biialness career will de-
vnte.himself to it in such a way that
liln whnle llfe will become narrowed
down until tlie manhood Is no higger
that tho builness. ttev. M. j, uavage,
llraltli ii impoMlbls lien the blood Ia Impurr
tblclc and nlnditt'l". or lin U Ii thln or lmpor.
f rlihrd. Bacli rondltlom Klre riss to bolli, plra
nl.. hiul.ehrs. nearalzia, rbeumttUm nnil oth'
er alirdr. Aitft Bnullrilla rfcrUcj Invfi-
rrot hananr othe known jjcm- H
fae-elmlle atgnarare, A. 0. Hyer & CU, SoieH
IToprictort, Baltimore, Md., U. S. A. M
Dr. Doll'a Coufh Byrap will cnr yonr
Coagb at onco, lrIco oplv35 CU. a bottle.
BOTH ARE SYMPTOM8 OF A DlSOR-
dered STOMACH AND LIVER.
MANDRAKE is A Sedative, and
A3 COMPOUNOED IN
For 6ale lj all Dmgglt.
Prlce 25 cti. pcrbox;
3 boxea for C4 cta tor sent bj tntU, postaga frre, on
vr.j. u.scneocK & two, rnuaa
Cnlll yonr liair bpcoincs ilry, tliin, nnd
tiay bcforo glving tlie altpntion liccili il
lo prcscrvo its buaiily and 1 ttnllty.
Kopp on your toilot-talile a liottlo of
Ayer's Ilnlr Vigor thp only ilri'tslng
you rcquirofor II10 liairaiMnse 11 little,
dally, to prcscrvo tho natural color aud
Tliomas Muiiday, Sliarcm tirovc, Ky.,
wrltos : "Spveral lnontlis ago my liair
cnniiiicnrcd falllng out, and in n fcw
wei'ks my lioad wan ntinnst balil. I
tricd many riinipilics, lmt tlipy did 110
good. I flnally lioughtn lKiltleof Ayer's
Ilalr Vigor, and, aftpr nsiiig only a part
of tlie coutcnts, my hcad was roverrd
willi a lieavy growth of liair. I recom
ineml your preparation as tlie best halr
rcslorpr ln tlio world."
"My Jiair was fadcd and dry," writos
H.ibi'l C. irurclj, ur Dclaran, III.: " lmt
nftcr using a lioltle of Ayrr's Hnir Vigor
it licramo black and glossy."
SoM liy Drugglsts and rcrtuincrs.
Pimples and Blotches,
Sn di.sliguring lo tlio faee, forelipad, nnd
npck, niay bo cntirely remnved by tlio
Uo of Ayer's Snrsnpnrllln, tlio li("-t and
snftst Allcrativo and Blood-ruriHur pver
Dr.'j. C. Aycr L Co., Lowell, Mass.
BoM lij'Dnipgl.l., 1; (It luttlm for;5.
lor thono iluHthlr
tl.uoi)will be I'Millll
PHUK BITTERS Wllll II
Q lio )m enCtr witlv
ncver f.ilU. m
lilood when you hjc
i lmpunuc'i onrsi
itwill cnrc you,
ninrougn ine paui
ind KttrpA. Itolr on!
Qtho mills anti wnrl.-
iuiI bcalth will fol-K
oxcrclsp, nnd nll wlm
Bhoulil tiso FfLriimi
irlll rnrn Ltver Com-
not thcu bowcakaml
ll vnu do nnt nich
to ButTerfroin Ithcutn
m.ilc you strongand
atlani. iico a lwttlo ol
8CL1HCR IUTTER3 ;
it never rausiornre
ottIe. Tiy !t: you
kTi 1 ma ko votir niooti rw
ind ynurneru naru.
I.aiiica ln tlelicnti'
Trv BULtllun llir-
hcnlth, who are nll
rERS tn.nlgut, ,and
you will slecp well
l SCLVHtm IUTTFRH.
-tnd rrpi iH'upr rorit,
Dn von want tho best Mallral Work publlshpdl
Fpnd 3 S-rent etnraps to A. 1". Orowat & Co,
Hoeton. !., nni) recclve a f opy, free.
''lcnnses t Ii e
Whys I'ain and
liiflnmmat I o n,
leals Ihe Sorfs,
llrslores t Ii e
'ienses of Taste
HAY-EEVER TRY the (TRE.
A partlcle ll appllnl Intnprt
nolril,norln;i(rr"aliletoue. I'rlre 50c, br
mail or at druyjrlntii.Send for clrculir.ElA IIUOS.
Rioh, Soft, Dolioato in Flavor
Eiprcnly forFtnilly lit, S'od for price lltt.
Chllds & Co.,
6iZ t 019 Totll A-r New Tork Cilr.
JANUARY 5, 1888.
A CI1UISTBIAK Hlil'LliCl ION.
Wltbln my hart is Clinst the first, the last?
Do otbers Hlmdlsplace?
Do I on Him my htavy bordens cat
And seek His atrength'n ng grace?
What otber frlend for me ao mnch Um done?
Whatone should be so deart
He died for me-the all gloriousOne
IIIu love Is plaln and clear.
I'erchance, a friend for frlcnd inay life reilgn.
Sucli frlendOiip though israre;
Bttt Jcsns for lits foe O Savlour.mine,
Dld dcath and eorrow thare.
And then asccnJinp toliis throneabove,
He fends His npint down,
And glres to all who own His wondroun Iotc.
An everlAsttng crown.
He loves me, tbough I must to Him appear
So very wcak and vlle;
He lorca me, wlpes away each fallloR tear,
And cheers me witli IIlsBmllen.
What can I do fur Him. tlie cruclfled,
Wbo on me has sucb clalms?
I hear, "AU ye who would in me abide.
(Jo, now, and feedmy lambs."
To the sick, the wrctchcd, the poor and sadt
Go make your ofrrings f rte,
Hla pracloui promWes then shatl make you glad,
"Ye ve done It mito me.
Lrct S. RlGOLEH.
TllE l'HOCLKM OF MODEKN SOCIETV,
It was a cruel raoment when Orace
Courlney, aflpr her change of fortune,
firat met her former rival, the rlcli and
haughty Mibs Marlttin. They had been
leading'belles, two yeare before.in aocie
iv. and rumora had said were competi-
tors for the hand of young Sluy veaant
Mortimer, the sole heir ot Ilie great
banker of that name. But Grace's fath
er had failed, and then died, leaving his
fatnily destitut". HI10 was glau in tnia
emergency, to acuept a Bituatton aa
nurtery guvernefa in the pretty village
of Sraverge, un the shnre of Long Island
Sound, To go out, iu thia half menial
condition in New York, where ao many
knew her, she felt to be impnssinle; nut
here in this m!et and secluded place.ahe
waa not likely to tneet former arquaint-
ances, she thought. In time I sliall for
get, she said to heraelf, as 1 shall be lor
gotten. llut tlie very eummer aiter ane weni
to Seaverage, an enternriaing inn keeper
put up a i-picioua hotel, directly r,y tlie
water and laid out around it eoine 50
acres of ornaniental ground, Immedi
ately Seaverge hecame not only a fash-
ionahlH refort but an arislocratlo one aa
well, for the two are not alwaya the
eame. And here one mnrning.wlien oul
on an errand. (Irncu came xuddenly on
her old rival, who was driving alnng one
of ihe cnuntrv roads in a phaeton.be
hind a pair of handsoine poniesand
with a foottnan in livery nnd cockade.
in Ihe rumblo.
I wonder if aho will speak to me.
thought Uracp, lipr tiret impulso being
to turn away. Ilut slio had a brave aoul;
and so, ufier a moment's hesilation she
looked full at Miss Marlton.
The latter aaw Grace and pvidenlly
recognlzed her, for herfare ilushed.even
through its ahundant coat of powder;
but she tliu not Uow, on tho contrary
sliefltared as if tho two had never met
I might have known it, said Urace hit-
terly: our worlds are nowdilferent, Uut
what an inolent starel I am sure it she
had been a poor governess and I the
hpiress. I could not have treatetl her so,
Nor could she. This thought dwelt
n,ore and more, in Urace'a mitid, ua she
mused that afternoon in her fuvorile
noo) tr 'be littlo rlver back of the
Leigh crounds, n cpot she always rroott
ed to fur quiet and coiiipoBiire when bIip
nad uen ovriasiceu, or worritu or agi
les.sh was more nnd moreeurprieed.
For Graco had one of thoee rare naturea
that rise abnve weallh and faUe posi
lion. Hlie l.ad,pven in her happier daya
liked people for '.hetnselves, nnd not for
what ihev hau, H iti eomo secret corner
ot Her lieart altnost unknown 10 nerseu,
she had cherlhed a preferenco for Stuy-
vesant Mortimer, tt was not necauso 01
the millions he was expected to inlierit.
but becauBo of what she supposed to bn
liis generositv of lieart and his inborn
nobilitv of character.
Alas! thia illusion. like many atiother
had been dlBanmted bv experience; for.
from the day of her father's death, ahe
had never eeen young Mortimer, though
bpfere that lie was the moatassiuuous 01
She had known alwr.ys, that Mias
Marlton hatpd her. Nor was the reaaon
far to seek. The latter had 'cotue out' a
year earlier tlian Urace, and young Mor
tttner during that Ilrst winler had been
quite attentive. But, when Urace took
mclely by storm a twelvc-month after,
Miss Marlton lost her half won conquest
She Is having her revenge now, thought
Oiace.wlth rcnewed bitterness. I don't
auppose lie ever thinka of me. Ah well,
why should he ? I am only a poor gov
ernness, and sincc his father u deud. he
Is one ol the richest young mcn, they
nay, in America.' She ended with a
sigh that broke a tnoment after, into a
half contemptuous laugh.
What do ynu thlnk 1 hear? said Mrs
Leigh to her husband the next day at
luncheon. It ib that young Sluyvesanl
Mortimer is to marry Mias Marllon.
What ! the daufcliter of Ihe great rail
road operatut? replied Mr. Leigh. Well
its a great raich even for her. Kailroad
shares, you know, my dear.hnve n queer
habit often, of becotning next door lo
worthless; but the Mortimer fortune,
made in railroads, been transfcrrcd to
government bonds and other Ilrst class
secunties, and is aafe as gold itself.
They say, retorted his wife, that thia
young Morlimer is one of tlie handsom
tst of nien and a great awell,
Ali ! replied the huehand. Well, I do
not know him.even in busineaa. In fnct.
soclally. tho Mortimors havo alwaya
moved in a lilgner spnero uian me
Leighs. He's been in Europe you know,
for a year and more, hand in glove, l'm
lold, with the best people there.
Orace heard this convereatlon with a
beatmg heart, for che always lunched
with Mr and Mrs. Leigh; their lunch in
fact, was her dinner. Hbe had not hearu
before of hcr old lover's absence in Eu
rope and only knew of his father's dealh
from a paragraph in the newspaper.
Naturally,she could not help lieing mov.
ed by this newa. Ilut her lip curled with
contpmnt aa she recalled the fact that
lie had deaerted hei the niomeiit she be-
She slent but liille that nlghl, natural
ly. The children were especially trying
all dav. for the prolonged he&t was tell
ing on their tempera. So, after lesaons
were over. Grace aturted for a walk fol-
lowing tho little brook on itsshady side,
as it wound to the eea. It was a pretty
atreamlet; widening at ptaces. tu quite
a small river, anu in places full of water
lillies. Turning a corner, Urace came
suddenlr on Miss. Marlton, ettting in
boat pretending to tlsli, but looKtng up
every moment, as If she expected some
A pet dog was In Ihe front of the buat.
Hp&rini: Uracu'e step. the pampered
plaything sprang up and began lo bark
furioualy at her.
At the eame inslanl, Miss Marlton de
tected our herolnn, and, opening her
large lazy eyes, etartd again, this time
even more superciliously than the day
before. Gracn hurried on as faot aa she
could, her chpcks hot with mortiflcation
and anger. Uut her liaste was not suil-
cieut to carry her out of sieht and hear
ing.betore she saw a tuanly form which
ahe knew only too well and heard a
voloe that made every pulse of her body
thrill. It waa Sluy vesant Morlimer.who
had suddenly appeared from a grove on
the other side of the streatn, and 10
whom Mis Marllon ratlcd to come and
row her home, turning her boat as Bhe
apoke towards him.
How Orace got back to tho houn that
afternoon, she never knew, Sho niUBt
have altnost llown, for sho was out of
hreath when she arnvcd. She was glnd
when Diglit cnnabled hrr toescape frum
tho cbildron agaio. She spent long
hours flghling down lier ralsery. Yr;
Oitt'd Waa n'd do'uVT) klio &id to litfr;lf,
Only the closest intimacy, only an ap
proaching marriage, could explain her
tone and manner; it was that of owner
rhip; and his was thnt of only too wlll
Ing 8Prvicei and sgain ahe fald to her
aelf: Oh, how I despise hiznl And then:
How I drspise niveelf, for being afTected
by it at all.
'the next day broke more sultty than
ever. Mrs.Leigh who was a kind heart
ed woman in her way, noticed Grace's
exhausted air. and atiributed it to the
heat and conflncd schoolroom.suggested
that Ihe children i-liould lake a holiday.
They look a little peaked. poor thing's.
tlieniselveB, Bhe said. I have been prom I
laing inem a picnic au aummer, anwn
011 Ilrlpry beach. Snppose you all bun
dle nlT logetlier in the donkey cart, and
spend the day there. I will have a nice
lunch put up for you. Ihe road for
most of Ihe way hes through ehady
lanes. You will be the better forlt
my dear, yourself.
Ihev had gone about a mlle.ana were
slowly climhlng a snndy hill.Uracu driv-
I " 1.1- . ,. t. U
liig, anil tne iwo iuiie gi'is wiui tneir
brolher chaltering away in the higheat
apirits, when suddenly n pedestrian
ciiuiP out of the wooils 011 the rlght, and
apringing nimbly down the hank, was
going in the opposite direction, when
little May called aloud :
uon 1 you Know me. air. 3ir. Htran-
gpr? I'm the little girl nho lost her
penny yestprday in tlui village, and ynu
were the ktnu gentleman that found it
Grace would havo given tho world if
the child had not epnken, for ehe bad
recognized again, only tuo well, that tall,
lithe form and that free swinging step
She said to herjelf; He aaw me ho waa
hurryiug away, and now this vexatioui
child has called him back; he will thlnk
I whispered to her to do it, nnd he and
lna briile will jeer at me all the more.
biuyveaant Mortimer turned at May s
call and coming up to the cart, with
quick impulsiveness cried, bolding oul
his naua to tne cnuu:
Why, so it is, abaolulply mv little
fniry, but now discnnsolate no longer.
We are going on miit an expeditlon,too
aren t we.' A picnic, or something llke
Orace s whole body waa u quiver of
nervea. she eat with hereyea downcast
and her face half averted, apparently
absorbed in studying her right hand
which held the reins.
Oh yes, answered May, on a picnic.
And we are going to have such a jolly
time. Don't you wish you were coming
Of course I do, with a hearty sympa-
ihetic laugh. Jolly times are not so fro
quent with me, I astoiie you, that I can
ullord tn miss a chance of one. Out will
Miss Mits 1 beg pardon for not know
ing her name ailow me Good God ! it
is Urace heraelf I
Up to this moment he had been eo en-
grosBed with the child ihat he had only
a vague idea that there was a governess
sitting next to her; but who the gover
nfss was, or even if she were pretty, he
had no thought. But now, aa he looked
up, rather expecting to see some sour
visaged, middle nged spinster, he beheld
tlie aweet downcajt protile of tbe wo
man who had ever touched his heart,
and who waa now looking all the more
lovelv because of Ihe halt mourntul
dress and ihe traces of sorrow and suf
fering 011 her face. Ilence tlie broken
ejiculations with which be checked the
request ne nad been about halt sportive
Iv to prolfer.
His hat too, was oH in a moment, He
looked eo eager, su nstonisked, so glad,
ao rnplurou. all 111 succession. that
Grace, who had turned to him coldly al
Hrst. was hvraelf astonislipd, ond 0I10I1
we aay it? stirred alsn to her inmost
For wliat could it rueati? Was it pos-
sibie tneru naa ueen eome terrible mis-
tuke? Surely that look, the pasaionale
emotion 01 uie voice, were not counler
feil? Her head awam and ahe thoughi
ahe would laint.
Miss Cuurlenay.said Mortimer, observ
ing her oeltntioii, and niastering his
own emotion with great elfort, 'I have
been seeking you for tnonths ever since
my return from Europe, indeed. May I
and the plading tono of his voice
wero -loquence itself do in earneat
what I propoBed just now in jest ? May
I ioin your little party ? I see that you
tlnnk hardly of me. I'erhaps I deserve
it. Ilut oh! give me a chance at leaat tn
explain. Ihe vileat criminal is allowed
that. Aflerward, if you sav so, 1 will
go awav forever
He did not wait fur a reply in words,
He had always been maaterful, and
Grace felt the old spell upon her. She
made no oojection, ihcreioro, when he
went 10 the donkey s head, and mutter
ing something about helping it up the
hill, look it by tho bridle and led it to
ihe top of the ascent. Uer lieart waa in
such a tlutter that she could not have
ipoken if she had tried, Of courae he
lound hla opportunity, and that before
long. The beach waa ocly a ahorl ouar
ter of a niilo olf, on the declivity of the
hlll beiow, anu tvncn the chlldren, elioe
lesa and stockingleas, and with many a
merry 6hout,were dabbling In the water
ne urew urace s arm witnin 111a own
and told his story as he paced to and fro
on tne eanus, wiin ner oy nis aiue.
.t lirat she had been cold, even
liaughty; for after the surprise was over
she toiii herself that Ihere could have
hcen no mistake.that he was false to the
core that he waa only even now, seek
ing tu attmse mmaeir. uut when ne
drew her arm withln his own, when be
looked into htr eyes with hiB fearless
luok of innocence, and when he told his
story with lua frank, manly, yet impas
sioned way, she broke utterly down, and
would nave laiien into nis armsit it naa
not been for the chlldren playing so
near. As it was, the lears rolled along
her cheeks, nnd her eyes empbasized the
low wiuaper in wntcn sne beggea lor
giveness for having wronged him, even
when tmnga Beemetl so pronounced
When your father failed and died, he
said lor we tell his story in bia own
words, though leas diaiointedlv bv far,
my impulae was to fly at onco. Butasl
waa not an accepted lover as I did nol
know. indeed, whethpr I ever would be
your manner nnw makes me fear 1
have, and ever have had, but little to
hope for I had to wait the customary
couventional period, before calling on
you. Aleantime, 1 thought It my duty
tu tell my father that I loved you nnd
that I intended to tell you so tbe lirst
moment I aaw you. I had expected to
tell you so tne ilrst moment 1 aaw you.
1 had expected some oppoaition. llut I
was surprtseu at tuo extent 01 u, ilj
father, alaa; good as ho waa to me, wor
thy as he was in most respects. had that
excessivo love of money which so many
succcssful bankers acqulre. Ho waa de
siruus that 1 should marry an heiress.
ltutnor had onre linked my name wilh
thatof Miss Marlton, but 1 had neve
ecriously thought of her. In fact, after
1 saw you. at ine nrst ratriarcns' uall
oh. shall I ever forgtrl ll? I knew that
there was but one woman in the whole
world that I could ever love. Stay, do
not skake your head, llear me out
owed something, even you must admit
to mv father 1 was bound by uutv I
some degree, at leaat. Well, my fathor,
after a stormy interview, proposed t
compromise. If I went to you. he eaid
he would never forgive 1110. Ile did nut
believe in mv afTection; it was onlv-
youthful fancy, wore his words; ai for
you, ne nau unaeratoou irom your latti
er, Ibat an alliance fur you had been sot
led elsewbcre. False, you say ? Thank
you for the words. They are thc llrit
kind ones do you know? you hav
snoken lo me. My father tben.had bocn
mislntormed. But it staggered me, Ah!
you say there waa somu ground for it, aa
your latner nau reauy wisnea sucu
matcli. And you would nothing to do
with i? Uless you agatn. Uh 1 had
only know that 1 Finally, my fatlior.na
I havo said, promised that if 1 would go
ahruad for two years, givlng my word
of honor not to see you or writo to you
he would, al the end of tbat peilod.con
eenttoray wlsh.if Istlll said I loved
you. Ile urgcd that tbia was not much
for htm to aik, aa be had alwaya beod a
I witli emnltnn tm Tk.i. ........ t
v...u..wt,, co, ,uun ril.lC.lCU.
for he fairly begged now, with teara in
his eyes, I consented, I'erhaps I did
wrong. I have often thought I did. No?
You never would have married me, vnu
say, againet my father's wiah ? You
would have torn me from your hearl
lirst? Doea that niean.with a cry of joy
that you have given me a place Ihere
that you will marry me now? Oh !
Grace. if you will only have pily, if you
will only realizvd how mucli I love you!
I went abruad. But my father relented
at the end of the first year, and I waf
coming home when I heard of lua death
Since that time I have searched every
here for you. But vou had disarnear
ed lost to your old world completely:
no ciue 10 you was len. xet you eay
that, three daya ago you met Miss Marl
tnn.and that you are sure she knew vou?
That she aaw you again ytsterday? Why
11 was oniy tuen ttiat, lur ine twentletn
time, I was telling her of my anxlety tc
nnd you. In lovo with her? My manner
like ii? Ah, If you would only believe
liuni I do love.
All thia waa Baid ao eamestlv thal
Orace felt she had mistaken his manner,
through herown senritivenesn.no doubi;
mr, aiter au, could a gentleman refnre
n invitation from a ladv? And when he
accepted. ought he nnt to nccept gra
ciously? So you rpally. he wo went on.
linpetuously, catching her ee nnw. for
give me all, at last? Oh, dptre.st I
Ihelitlle romance. as .Mrs. l.eieh uer-
sisted in calling it, of Grace and Morti
mer. tnade a ureat aensalion at Seavprce
and in New Yoik. It was quite llke h
bit out of a story bouk, aa the duwager
mra. uoiuenrou. palil. It ia like a lairv
tale, said little M iy. Yes il's belter than
even Cindrella,' added Ilie other siater;
and ehe danced in irrepressible glee, up
and down the school rooin. And he's a
bully fellnw he gave me thia pockct
nife, cliimed 111 Master Jack. proudlv
litplaying one wilh sninethinv like 20
Almost the onlv one who thouiihl or
poke otherwiee waa Misd Marllon, Slie
had tried in vain to conceal her chagrin.
but her efTorts lo entrap Mortimer had
been ti public, and to escape the sarcaa
tte condolcnce of her thousand and une
lociety friends. she was forced to 20
abroad, departing in time to avoid the
weildlng day or Mortimer and Mrs.
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WHAT VERMONT WO.MES KNOW Ol
1 am glad to eee that so able a wrlter
as 'L. 1J. B. (Liura lirigham Boyce.have
I guessed right?) has taken up her pen in
defenee of the farmers' families of to-
day, I agree with her in all that she
aays, Of course it would not pay for a
girl who could earn 'one dollar a day
tpaching achool or three dollara a week
iloing Iiousework to knit stockings or
niittens for sale. But there are u great
many women who cannot leave their
hnmes to engage In euch occupations
who can and do knit stockings for sale,
dry apples, pick berrics and do other
thinns to cet monev anu omernecessary
tliings, comforts, luxuriea, elc. For it
is Irue, aa a 'Young farmer' says, 'every
increaned blessing dcmands increased
exertion.' I know a vounc .wouian
whose husl-and bought two sheep in the
spnng. paytng tneretore eieven aonars.
11 my memory eerves me rigni. one
learned to spin, and from their wool the
year knit stockings enough, counting
what was used ln tne lamuy, 10 pay lur
ihe abeep. I know another woman who
knits stockings and mlttens for eale.and
also takes ln wool to spin on sharea, I
knew another woman who also knit
mlttens for sale, plcks berriea, makes
hay and does so many other things thal
it would astonish you ll t siiouiu tell
them all, She told me that she had sold
twenty-tlve dollars' wortb of stutl from
thpicarden. niostlv straw berriee. and
with tbe help ol her children. tho oiaest
only twelve years old, picked raspber-
nes enough to conio to sixleen dollars
Perhaps'L. B. B.' will thlnk that the
children have to work as hard as the
little glrls who used 'walk on a plank to
spin, They do work, each one does her
narev, nut tuo attena scnooi auring ine
f all and puuiiner, have an organ at home
and, yes, Mr. Editor, I tbink they bid
fair 10 excel tiie abiuty 01 their parenta,
But right here comea tn tbat quotation
of the young former, 'Every increased
blessing demands increased exertion.
As I could not earn mv aalt. tosnv notb
ing of 111 v board, knitting. I have to do
some other way, so I raise strawberries
and dry apples not cider apples, We
do not raiae them, but nice good apples,
tbat sell readlly lor nrteen cents per
pound. 1 havtlsold cighty-livo pound
besides putting up enough for our own
uc, for we do not believe in selling all
aud going without ourselvcr. True, w
can not kcep our cake and eat it too,bui
what Is cake goi.d for hut to eat, and
what is money good for but to use?
VERMONT WOMAN Nl'MUKIl ONE NOT P1S
I dld not expect lo stir up such a hor
nel'a nest by my paper on farm life, as
I teem to have dune; but I am glad nf it,
for we have found out that farmers'
wircacaa write and farmers, too, if
some one will stir them up. I am sorry
my ideas were so misconstrued. I have
looked over my paper carefully and now
I cannot see why any ono Bhould have
eupposed I advoualed a return to any
thing bo impracticablo as the ways of
flfty years ago. I only undertook to
show how small things are turned to ac
count. 1 negleuted to mark tbe nuota
tion of Ihe Boston Journal correspond
cnt as a nuotation. for it waa she. and
not I, who accused farmers of living on
'aalt pork and saleratus bread ' It only
goes to prove that 'half tbe world does
not know now tne otner nau uves. -j,
B. 13. says the 'children of lifty years
nan had nracticallv no childhood.' It
true they were not pettcd and indulged
aa tbey are now, and learned lo work nt
an early age, but were they not the bet
ter lltteo oy 11 tor tuo ouiy ana inatu
trious life most of tbcm led, and wsj not
tb'o rwust btonij my haa rjua uygi'iy
to an active self-denying life? Tbe davs
nf spinning and weaving were moet'ly
over before I rememember much about
it, bnt I often heard my mother tell how
proud sho was of learning to epin, and
bow much Bhe enjoyed it. A neighbor'a
daughler of her own age had her spin
ning wheel taken over to grandfa'her'a
sometimes. and Ihe two used to spin to
gethar in the great open, breezy garret,
When they had done their slint of so
many knots, which they could flnish by
cwo o'clock. they had the restof the day
to themselves. I have no doubt it was
much better for them physically than it
ia for our children to be brought up on
the ptano atool and at the blackboard,
nd no hardpr. I know my mother at
endd school until fourteen years old.
( have a aampler, a beautif ul piece of
work, dated at ihat age, and it waa done
tt echool. All they were tatight waa
oractical, and the three H's were well
rubbeil in at any rale. Sbe further Bays
There might be profit inmakingpickles
ind apple sauce tn sell if one had the
rnatprial lo make thpm of.' That ia ex
4ly Ihe point Ihe Boston Journal wo
man took. Why don't farmers have
more material for home comfort and to
meet more of the nutgoes, As well call
t pickles and apple siuce as anything
-Ise. 'I call it what they call it,' said lit
le Miss Mowclier. It certainly would be
ibsurd to attempt to earn'a great deal
y knitting, and yet good double mit
tens eell for a dollar a pair, Farmers.as
a class, live well nnd dresa as well ns
here ia any occaeion for, often better,
ind may have all the culture they have
time for, The resources for good living
ind making money are much greater
thac flfty yeara ago. Why there are so
many mortgagpd farms and desertcd
homealeada I do not pretend to know,
ror it does not cnme nnder the head of
my ex)erience, bnt it is a serious fact.
I would not be unjust lo the young peo
ple, and my observation may be too Iim
ited, but why do not more young people
seltlo down on the farm, especially now
when farms can b" bought so cheaply,
and raiiroada are bnnging a market
nearer every year, and why are so many
in a fever of anxlety tn bpII and gn to
the citips or liiiaincss centrea. I'erhaps
because of debt, but why sliould they
not be able to avoid delits now, aa well
aa formerly, if it ia nol that they let the
outgoes be larger than there is any need
of. Out of rtspect to the cditorlal sris
sors I must stnp, but I am glad that my
letter was thought to be worth criti
ci?m and glad lo see a stir among 'the
ilry bones.' Correspondence in Watch-man.
And the culder wiuter weather are now
rapidly approachiiig. The joyful seasou
eagerly antlcipued by young folks in
housanda of honies; but in nearly all
there aro one or more older ones to
whom the cold waves and the siorms
mean rencwed euflfering from rheuinatic
back or lunba. It is not claimed that
Hood's SarsaparilK is a positive epeciflc
for rheumatistn; wedouhtif there ia or
can be such a remedy. But the remark
able succe-s Hood a Ssrsaparilla has
had (n curlng this affection ia suilicient
reaBon for those who aresultering to try
this peculiai medicine.
ot a ii!Li:c; vti; oiica.ndidatk.
To the Kilitor ofthe Iiiithtml llerahl :
I notice that ibe Herald of Dec, 27 con
tained an item to the ellect that I would
be one of the delegates from thia State
to the next Republican National Con
ventlon. ln regard tn this Btatement 1
wih to aay a few worda, There is a
popular impreseion prevalent that the
State Conveetion clects the delegates to
JNational uonvention, and I can onlv
account for the publication of an item
of this character on the hypothesis that
the orlginator was either a Democrat or
mugwump. I understand the state-
ment first appeared in a Troy paper.and
preaume it waa inadvertently copied in
to the Herald.
In thia connectionl desire to say that
bad no knowledge of the item until
after ita publication, und furtbermure,
that I regard any such a?sertion regard
ing a ciuzen previous tu the meeting of
party conventinn as most niwuru.
I bcg leave to remark that the subiect
of my candidacy for eo honorable a po
eition as delegate to a National Conyen
tion has never been enterlaincd, and
that I have no ambition for political pre
fprment ln that directiuu.
I shall be content to occupy a seat in
the spectators' gallery of the exposition
ouilding during the sessions of the Na
tional Convention and to look down up
on tbe assembled Hepublican delegales
wbo will name the next 1'resident ot the
I believe Vermont should eend a dele
eation to Chicutro compoeed of the
ablest and slrongest IEf publicans witbin
her borders. Ihe gentleuien who sliould
be selected for delegaies need not bo
named by me, for tbey aro as familiar
to the Republicans of Vermont ashouse
In conclusion I desire to eay that tu
my humble opinion the nominee of the
next Republican National Convention
will be James G. Blaine. While it might
not be wise oa politic lo send a delega
tion pledged or instructed for Blaine h
wuuld be most iniudicious 11KI unwiee
to send delegates who are anti Blaino
men. V ermont Uepubiicans ougnt nol
to assume tlie atlitude of antagonizing
Blaine or anv other candidate before or
aiter the nominalion, but fall into line
with Kepublic-an sentiment througuout
Ihe cauntry and lliereby receive tho
recognition they are sujustly entitled to.
UuAItLES B. fOBBES,
St. Albans, .Vt., Dec. 31.
auvice to MoTiiins Arc you disturbcd at
night and broken of your rest by a sick child suf
fering and crjlng with pain of Cutting Teetli r
It to send at onco and get a bottle of ''Mre.WIns.
low's Soothlng Syrup" for children teethlng. Its
ralue Is incalculable. It will relieve the poor
little lufferer immedlatelj. Depend upon it,
molhers; there is no mlstake about it. It cures
Djsentery and Diarrhir, regulates thc Stomach
and Doweh, cures Wind Colic,softens the Gums
reduces InlUmntatlon and gives tone and energy
to the whole syetem. "Mrs. Wlnslow's Soothing
SyniD" for children ecttlng Is pleasant to the
tastcind the prescriptioof one ofthe oldest
and best female physiciiins and nurses ln the U.
S., and is for sale by all drugglsts throughont the
world. Price 23 cents a bottle. Be sure and ak
for "MbsAVixsiow's Sootihkq STRtrr,"and tale
no other kind nrmanl9y 1 .
The Readsboro Chair Manufacturing
Company aro opening up anew industry
which promises 10 ucnent not oniy tne
people of tbia town but also those in
surroundtng towna. They are now get
ting out eeveral hundred chair seats to
be caned daily and have an expert seat
er who teacbes the art of weaving the
cane into the seat frame. The work Is
becnming very popular, and you can
hardly visit a house in that neighbor
hood without flnding tbe family engag-
ed in thia work. Some of the people
are becoming quite expert and are earn
ing good wages. The company report
large orders ahead and are stocking
their mills with a milliou feet of hard
wood logs tlie present winler and the
enterprise under Ihe present effective
management promises to be a great
boom to this enterprieing and indus
trious mountain town.
Thii noTder nerpr rarles.
A matrel of pnrltr,
ptrength nnd wliolefomenes. More economlcal
than tbe ordlnary klndi; nd cannot be told In
compcutloii wllh tbe muliHudc of lowcst, saort-
trtunt. ainta or piiospin'p powdern. Hold
RotU. Blllia PjYnv. On.. lmt
;t, new 1 oth,