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THE MIDDLEBURY REGISTER.
No other form
of tobacco keeps its
natural flavor and mois-
ture like Sickle Plue. because
the plug keeps the tobacco from dry.
And it's convenient no package to crowd your
pocket nothing to spill.
Economical, too you get more for your
money there s no package to
tf IIH 3 omices
W All dealers 1 0 C
NEW LIBRARY DEDICATED
Gei Busy With A Baler
IF you have dover, timothy, prairio grass,
orajfalfa, it wi'i nay you to bale it. Loose
hay takcs barn space. You cannot sell it
easily and you cannot ship it at all. It is the
hay that is baled which is in demand in the
high-priced city m'arkets. This is the hay
upon which you make your profits. There is
money in owning an
I H C Hay Press
The horse power presseshave greater capac
ity than any other horse press of equal size.
They ar lighter draft and easieron the horses.
The step-oyer is the lowest and narrowest
made. They have an adjustable bale tension,
which insures compact bales. They are
equipped with a roller tucker to turn in all
staggling ends, thus making each bale neat in
I H C motor presses consist of a bale cham
ber and an I H C engine rnountud on sub
stantial trucks. The bale chamber of the
motor press corresponds in size to the bale
chamber of the horse press 14:; 18 inches,
16x18 inches, and 17x22 inches. No time is
Wf in setting up the machine. It can be
l A-ed easily from place to place, backed to
th- stack or barn, and started to work at once.
The engine does not need a man to watch it
and there is no danger from sparks. You can
cperate a small thresher or corn shredder, saw
wood, shell corn, grind feed, pump water, (
generate electricity, or run a cream separator.
Drop in and see an I II C local dcaler in
your town, or write for a catalogue.
Tnatiosal Hnrvester Company of Anerica
Ogdensburjj N. Y.
. H C Service Bureau
The purposo of this Hureau is to furnish. frco
ol cl-arcf to all tlie bi-st itUormation olxjmai.le
on hi-itar f.irimn.. lf y ju have any wortiiy qucs
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STANDARD .EK FIRST QUALITY
Rubbers This Winter
"Standard first quality" means that after 60 years of expe
rience it is the Standard established by us for first quality and
every rubber is branded with the "Hub-Mark."
Hub-Mark Rubbers are constructed and the compound put
together to give the best possible service under all conditions
and still be sold at a price that will pennit everyone to wear
them and get the maximum return for his money. They cost
no more than any first-class rubber. Try them.
Hub-Mark Rubbers are made in all styles and for all purposes.
The Hub-Mark is your Value-Mark.
your dcalcr cannot supply you, writc us.
BOSTON RUBBER SHOE CO., Walden, Mass.
Vergennes Opens New Bulldlnq
with Approprlate Excrclscs.
The Bixby Frcc Memorial library
was dedicated at Vergennes Tuesday
afternoon, October 1, with appropriatc
sorvices held in the opera house which
was filled with an appreciativo audi
cnce. Judge Frank L. Fish presided ns
chairman. Among those scated on the
stage besidc those taking part in the
exercises wcro Mr. and Mrs. Frcderick
Frost and Mr. and Mrs. W. Shclton
Swallow of New York city, the trustees
and their wivcs, the Rev. Richard G.
Woodbridgc, and the Rev. S. S. Cobb.
The exercises were opened with
prayer by the Hev. George R. Brush.
Judge Fish in a short address told of
the great gift to the city by Mr. Bixby,
the work that had been done and gave a
dcscription of the building, and intro-
duced as the first speaker Congressman
Frank L. Greene of St. Albans, who
made a short address. The speaker
deplored the fact that the state pos
sessed no "History of Vermont," and
outlined a plan by which through organ
tzation and a labor of love such a work
could be written.
Judge Fish tlion introduced President
John M. Thomas of Middlebury college,
as the nrincinal speaker. President
Thomas held the close attention of his
audience in n scholarly, convincing ad
dress in which lie told of the things thut
h library rightly managed would do for
At the close of the address Judge
Fish extended an invitation to the audi
enco to visit the library and inspect it,
At the building a dedicatory prayer was
offered bv the Rev. Richard G. Wood
bridge, the Rev. S. S. Cobb pronounc
ing the benediction. Music for the
occasion was furnished by Vittum's
The library is the gift of William
Gove Bixby, a resident of Vergennes,
who died in 1907. The library is on
Main street in the center of the city on
a high bluff commanding a fine view of
Otter creek and the Adirondack moun
tains. The grounds on which the
library building stands formerly be
longed and was the site of the residence
of Chief Justice John Pierpoint. From
the balcony on the west side a view is
afTorded of the basin below the falls,
made famous as the place where, under
the supervision of Commodore McDon
ough in the winter of 1814, the fleet
was built, with which he won the
memorable naval battle near Platts
burg, N. Y.
The building is of yellow tapestry
brick, with Indiana limestone pillars
and trimmings in white. There are
cement walks in front and driveways at
the rear. In front are five large maple
trees and later shrubs and vines will be
Running the whole length of the west
side of the building is a large porch,
from which a remarkably fine view can
be obtained of the foot hills of the
Adirondacks and the high peaks of
Mount Marcy and White Face. From
here, too, at certain seasons of the
year, as the sun sinks behind the dis
tant peaks of the Adirondacks, are to
be seen sunsets that rival in beauty,
and travelers who have seen both say
surpass, the famed ones of Italy. This
porch is accessible only through the
reading room on the first iloor and the
assembly room on the second floor.
The first floor contains a vestibule,
a rotunda under stained glass dome,
with mosaic floor, a large light reading
room with fireplnce and glass door on
the porch, well lighted circular child
ren's room at the back, reference,
librarian's room, cataloguing room with
lavatory, public lavatory for women,
and stack room with capacity for 25,000
books. There are also a second floor of
stacks over this. The stacks are of
smooth steel with glass floors and a
small stair case running from the base
ment to the upper floor. A book lift
also runs from the basement to the top.
There is a marblo stairway to the
second floor, which has a gallory around
the open space under the dome.
The second floor contains an assembly
room over reading room, the trustees'
room, conversation room, study room,
trustees' lavatory and a relic room for
The stalf will consist of a librarian,
one assistant, and a janitor, Tlie arch
itect was F. S. Frost and the con
tractor, W. Shelton Swallow, both of
New York city.
Books will be free to the people of
Vergennes and surrounding towns.
Special attention will be paid to child
ren and school work. Miss Frances
Hobart, the librarian, is a graduate of
the Drexel Institute Library school of
Philadelphia, Pa., and is well fitted for
the position, having for over six years
held the oflke of secretary of the Ver
mont stato library commission. Miss
Adelia Ingham, who for the past four
yeurs has been librarian of the city
library, is engaged as children libra
rian. The library will be open every day
and evenintr. About 3,500 books from
the old city library will be turned over
to tho new. About 500 books belonging
to Mr. Bixby will be placed in the
library which, with the new booka pur
chascd, wtll mako tho total number
Tho trustees of tho library are Charlcs
H. Strong, president; Capt. Charles A.
Parker, secretary and treasurer; E. S.
Norton, Dr. E. W. Shipman, W. R'
Warner, Judge Frank L. Fish and J.
The library trustees gave a testimo
nial dinner at the Stevcns housc in the
evening to the nrchitect, Frederick G.
Frost; the builder, W. Shclton Swallow;
tho superintendent, A. E. Jardine; the
librarian, Miss Frances. Hobart; and a
few other gucsts. The orchestra playcd
throughout the dinner.
Judge Fish acted as toastmaster, and
fitting sontiments were expressed by
Captain Parker, Congressman Greene,
Mr. Swallow, Miss Hobart, Prof.
Charles Breed of the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology, and engineer
for tho Vermont public service com
mission, II. R. Hunting of Springfield,
Mass., G. W. Stone and President
Thomas of Middlebury colloge in the
Beforo introducing the last speaker,
Judge Fish presented Doctor Thomas a
large framed photograph of tho Bixby
islands now owned by him. The photo
graph was a part of the personal ef
fects of Mr. Bixby, the former owner
of tho islands in Lake Champlain,
where President Thomas now has his
All Flall Excurslon to New York.
Thi- Rutland Railroad will r un it
nniiunl all niil (xcui.-ion t" New York
( ity tni Wfdnmlnv. Ootnber lfltli via
Albany mid New Ynik Oniral Rnilrond.
'I ickets will be gooil leturnlng to leaves
N'nrt York until Wednesil.iy. October
i'ilil. inoltihive, to n-nch Mnrtini; pmtit
until TliuiMliiy, Octiilinr 2J 1912. Fare
'ir thf round tiip fruu Burlington $S.00,
Vertrrnni'H 7 00. MiddMnirv S7.1fi.
nraiuiun 50.40, Klltland S3 70. wit 1 nrn
portionato low fnriHfroin intermediate
Ktations. For furtber nartintilars innnirn
iu uc;ei agents or hee small advertising
MATURING THE PULLETS.
Whcn youiig .stoek suow sex they
3hould be separatcd. imd the pullets In
thelr bacholor (iiiartcrs should have
31ecinl care to brlng them to a splcn
:lid luaturity, and by this wc mean
they should be built luto strong hens
that are prinie layers, that are stay
ers and payers. These pullets should
be dlvlded Into llocks and quartored In
open front house.s at such a dlstnnee
apart that they will not mlx, and
they should have a well drnlned range
among tho llelds, woods, orchnrds,
where they get green food and natural
protein from bugs and wigglers.
They must not bo crowded and should
have nlry nuarters. They should not
Photo by C. M. Barnltz.
bo loft to huddle at nlght, but be
taught to'roost as soon ns large enough.
and they must be kept free from Uce.
inites nnd 111th, a triumvlrato that kills
or stunts nitlllons of young birds each
There should be shado. natural or
artlficlal; plenty of pure water. grit
and shell. and as they develop tlielr
polnts tho poor pullets should be cull
ed out, for once a cull always n cull.
and sex makes 110 cxception.
I'ullots should not be fed forclng food
lf strong. contlnuous lnyers aro want
ed. They should be built blg to stand
tho strain of henvy laylng. nnd lf ln
dlcatlons of laying show beforo they
are prepared for It they should be fed
a broader ratlon (less protein) nnd
changed from iilaco to iilace, for n pre
coclnus pullot Is nearly always n flzzler.
In feedlng lake Into conslderatlon
what they get olT range.
Oats, corn. wheat. equal pnrts, is n
good whole graln ratlon. and tho fol
lowing mlxture may be fed dry ln liop
pers or be given In molst mnsh onfo n
Whcat bran , E0
Hoavy Rroimd oats DO
Whcat mlds 25
Dcof scrap 0
Twenty-flvo pounds cut dover or
alfalfa should bo nddod when other
greens aro not fod
lf you really want to get rid of vilo
Cutarrh wliy not givo Booth's II YOMEI
treatment a fair trial.
W II. Sheldon Ia nuthorized to refund
your money if you think you havo not
been beneilted, and on that basla every
Catarrh victim in Middlebury ought to
stait to banish Catarrh this verv day.
IIYOMEI is a soothing, healing antl
heptio air mado from AuHtraliun Eucn
lyptus and other HntisepticB; it kills
Catarrh germs and contains no poisonous
drugu. Hiinplo instructions for uho in
eacli package. Completo nutflt, $1,00;
extrn Lottles, COc,
If the Roasfc
spnre the cook but
blame the cook
stove. What you
need is a Stewarl
When you enjoy the juicy roast from the
cvenly heated Stewart oven, you will see that
the properly proportioned fire box, perfecl:
dampers, correct drafts and an oven heated all
the vay round, make a Stewart Range the per
fect baker and roaster.
Then when you cook on top, these Stewart
advantages bccome a new delight, while their
economy in fuel adds to your satisfaction.
Stewart Ranges can be furnished with the perma
ncntly polishcd top and your choice of a large variety
of shelvcs, warming closels, reservoirs, etc.
Mado by FULLER & WARREN CO., Troy. N. Y. S.nce IS32
JOHN H. STEWART,
1 IIMIIMBMIMII II HiiM in IB
Every new Fall nnd Winter mode U
here in models for every use. And never
lias a eeason shown styles so varied and di
versified, but each wonderfully effective in
a style distinctly all its own.
We are showing especially attractive
models of novelty plaid materials with large
collars, raglan-sleevo and deep cufl. Large
fancy buttons are used down tho front.
Full length styles in rougli cheviots,
chinchillas, diagonals, and blanket cloths.
All ages, all sizes,
( Children, 51 50 toS
Range Misses, S4 00 to S18
( Ladies, 59 00 to 816
NEW FALL SUITS
Serge and Novelty Mixtures, in the pop
ular 32 and 31 incli coat ntylon, Btraight
fronts with pluin or velvet collars; skirU
have high waist line witli pleats on side.
back and front, others have panel back and
pleats on side. A very attractive line of
newest Fall Suits at these pricen.
810 to 25.
Plettsing Skirt Model at j 00. Regular sizes.
Showing fancy side pleated p'niel, glving fullne.ss, or plain tailor
ed tnodjl panel back, trimiued with psirl buttons, MoJcU aliown in
serge and diagonal clotlis.
A'so we have found what is a vcry scirce article, Thu Skirt, tlut
we can sell you ut 83 75 iu regular and extra sizos.
E. P. CUSHMAN & SON,
HICHER PRICES THAN EVER
At our Bristol Mill. At Smith Child & Co. Mill,
Weybridge. At New Haven Junction Yard.
On al logs hauled to our Bristol Mill, we will pay
toward the hauling cost, an additional 50 cents per
thousand feet for each mile of haul in excess of five
miles. f' Write for our Price Card. .
BRISTOL MFCr. CO.,
Bristol, - Vermont.
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