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MIDDLEBURY, VERMONT, FRIDAY, UCTOBER 4, 1912.
101 Cents a Button,
$1 00 a Rip. . .-.
spirit of the Au-jg
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The variefcy of fabric,
cut aud price will appeal i
to the mosfc'.widely differ- y
quality is high, but the
prices are uot. Service'
and style are in every
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ADDISON COUNTY CORN.
IVES & SHAMBO,
THE BEST YET
For those who delight in Shoes that show their individuality,
there is a treat in store for you at our store. The new models
that we are showing for Fall & Winter wear are without doubt
the Best that has been brought together Middlebury.
ITS THE SHOE FOR YOU
AT THE STORE OF REAL VALUES
H. T. KIDDEE CO.
line is waterproof
SWEATERS AND HEAVY COATS
After October ist we shall close Tuesday and
Friday evenings at 6 o'clock.
FRANK C. DYER,
Tlie nig Store"
Preparations Complete for Blg
Show Nov. 1 and 2.
According to a crop report issucd by
Commissioner of Agriculture Hon. 0.
L. Martin, under date of September 1,
1912, corn is listed as the third crop in
point of value, hay being first and oats
second. Tho number of silos has in
creased 50 per cent. in ton ycars and at
presentG5 per cent. of the corn grown
is for ensilage.
The progressive dairyman of today
considers ensilage the most valuable
food for his herd, and it has been
proven that for both ensilage and
cereal purposes Vermont and particu
larly Addjson county can raise good
The corn show to be held under the
auspices of the Addison county Y. M.
C. A. committee, in cooperation with
the several school superintendents,
promises to give an impetus to corn
growing all over the county.
The show will be held in Middlebury
November 1 and 2 at tho Y. M. C. A.
building on Seymour street. This is
just before the corn show to be held
under the direction of, the Windsor
county Y. M. C. A. committee which
will be November 6 and 7 and the New
England Show at Boston November 27
We have at least one Addison county
man who regularly exhibits at the New
England show and we hope many others
may be induced to do so and that the
exhibit here may have much that can
be used at both the above mentioned
shows. Addison county can have no
better advertising than this and it is
confidently expected that a good show
ing will be made.
There are between seventy and one
hundred boys in this contest and ve
hope as many more men.
The prizes are as follows:
Best 10 ears, open to contestants in
farm and garden classes, from seed
furnished by committee.
First prize, two weeks at Camp
Abnaki with all expensea paid. (This
prize offered by tho state committee Y.
M. C. A., Second prize, gold bronze
For best single ear, garden class,
first and second prizes.
For best single ear, farm class, first
and second prizes. Largest yield from
specified plot of land, (1 square rod)
garden class, first and second prizes.
Largest yield from specified plot of
land (1-8 acre), first and second prizes.
Best photograph of growing corn,
open to boys in both classes, first and
Best story of how corn was grown,
not to exceed 500 words, open to boys in
both classes, first and second prizes.
Best 10 ears of sweet corn, open to
men and boys, first and second prizes.
Best 10 ears of pop corn, open to men
and boys, first and second prizes.
Best trace corn, 25 ears, open to
men and boys, first and second prizes.
Best weight of corn, 'shclled from 70
pounds on ear, open to men and boys,
first, second and third prizes.
Best ten ears of Dent corn, open to
men and boys, first ;..id second prizes.
Best single ear Flint corn, .first and
Best 10 ears (any variety) first and
Best 10 stalks of corn, first prize.
These prizes, most cups, aggregate
more than $100 in value and will be on
displav in several towns in the county.
Wlule prizes will notbe given for any
thing except cornit is hoped that othor
things, such as fruits and all kinds of
farm produce will be exhibited.
Entry blanks and information can be
obtained from J. Sterling Moran, Box
008, Middlebury, Vt.
Opentng of tho Lcglslature on
Montpelier, Oct. 2. Hon. Allen M.
Fletcher of Cavendish was elected Cov
ernor of Vermont by the Legislature in
joint assembiy this afternoon by a ma-
jority of 65.
The vote was taken by ballot, in ac
cordance with the constitution, and re
sulted as follows:
Whole number of votes, 271.
Necessary for a choice, 13G.
Allen M. Fletcher had 163.
Fraser Metzger, 32.
Harland B Howe, 70.
The joint assembiy then procceded to
the election of lieutenant-governor with
the following result:
Whole number of votes, 270.
Frank E. Howe hs.d 199.
H. C. Comings, 52.
M. L. Aseltine, 19.
The remainder of the State oflicers
were elected by the fojlowing votes:
Whole number of votes, 2G3.
E. H. Deavitt had 19G.
Martin A. Brown, 50.
Harry S. Howard, 17.
SECRETARY OE STATE.
Whole number of votes, 2G9.
Guy W. Bailey had 221.
J. C. Durick, 37.
J. M. Blake, 8.
AUDITOR OP ACCOUNTS.
Whole number ot Votes, 2G1.
Horace F. Graham had 205.
Lewis W. Johnson, 40.
Ernest W. Gibson, 1G.
Whole number of votes, 263.
R. E. Brown had 189.
B. E. Bailey, 53.
R. A. Hoar, 21.
This completed the election and after
the appointment of a committee to
notify the Governor of his election the
joint assembiy was dissolved and the
House adjourned immediately alter-ward.
SI'EAKER OF THE HOUSE.
Cl.arles A. Plumley of Northfield was
nominated by Col. F. S. Billings of
Woodstock; C. D. Watson of St. Albans
by H. H. Comings of Richford, and E. A.
Cook of Lyndon by E. P. Jose of John
son. The total vote was 238, Mr.
Plumley had 169, C. D. Watson 46 and
E. A. Cook 22. Col. F. S. Billings, E.
C. Crosby of Brattleboro and J. H.
Donnelly of Vergennes were appointed
a committee to escort the speaker-elect
to the bar of the House. The oath
having been administered by the secre
tary of state, Mr. Plumley assumed the
chair and made a short address.
Mrs. Lewis C. Bell.
The remains of Mrs. Lewis C. Bell,
who died nt her home in South Boston
on Friday last, were brought here on
tho mail trainMonday afternoon aCcom
panied by her daughter. Miss Minnie
Bell, and taken to the West cemetery
for interment beside those of her hus
band and four children, George Bell,
John Bell and Charles Bell, and daugh
ter, Cora. This family left Middlebury
about 22 years ago for Boston, since
which timeall its members, except Miss
Minnie Bell, have died in that city and
been brought to Middlebury for burial.
Lewis C. Bell, the husband and father
who died last winter, was a veteran of
the war and a member of Co. B, 11 Vt.
infantry volunteers and he was the last
preceding one of the family to be
brought here to his last home. There
is a wide spread sympathy for Miss
Bell, the youngest member and only
surviving one of the family, in her
NEW FALL GOODS
HART SCHA.FFNER & MARX
Suits and Overcoata
Coats and Jackets for Mieaes and
for evorybody with or without
RUBBERIZED RAIN COATS
Men, Wonien and Children
$2 OO tip
UMBRELLAS and BLANKETS
Trunks and Bags, Hats, Capa
WHILE IT LASTS
Mon'a C0 cent full weight Fleeco
lined Underwear at 35c per
garment. Two Suits $l 25
At Their Best
We handle none but tho best rubber goods, but even the best
will lose somo of their quality in time. It is an advantago when
you get tho best at their best. We have
THE "KANTLEEK" LINE
of Hot Water Bottlea, Bulb Syringes, Fountain and Combination
Syringes, etc. These goods como direct to us from one of tho
best makers, are bouglit at the right prico and sold that way.
Now ia tho time to select from this complete assortment of the
latest and best goods.
Sheldon's Hexall Store,
orrosiTE post office,
H. A. Sheldon, 1847. Dr. W. H. Sheldon, 191a.
With the Hunting Season at hand every sportsman should
see that his hunting outfit is complete. We have a fine line o
Winchester and Stevens Rifles and
Hopkins & Allen Guns
All kinds' of Ammunition, Hunting Knives, Cartridge Cases
etc. Call and examine our stock of goods.
John H. Stewart,
EvcrytHiiiR: in Hardwarc.
Things Are Not
It doesn't ever pay to take a
chance on clothing because
it's marked a low figure.
Buy Reliable Merchandise,
Stein-Bloch, Morse Made
Suits and Overcoats
Are two makes you can tie up
to and feel safe. They flt you,
stay in shape, wear like iron.
All sizes, including- ithe big
ones, 42, 44, 46, 48.
CHBNEY & OO.
Moclcrn Aiucrlcmi Clotlilcrs
38 Main St.. IMiddleburv. Vt.
C. N. ATWOOD & CO.,