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THE MIDDLEBURY REGISTER, MIDDLEBURY, VT.
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J. Hcnry Maldoon of Boston is visit-
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F. D. ABERNETH
Brief Ittms cf InfrUt Trom Steveils House.
Ar.und thc Slate Fah, VerS of. NeIv York .ty
nassed Chnstraas -with his Darents. Mr.
Business Hours 8:30 a. m. to 5:30 p. m.
The hnmp nf AlfrpH Ain at frmt.
S. D. Miner went to Brandon Mon-
pelier, was raided Saturday night by uayto pass the day wiU
with his son, H.
HEAD OF CHURCH STREET
Ilnit.pH .tntpc Hprmtv
ites Deputy Marshal H. C. ,"u! unu lauiuy.
Lawson and other officers. One nuartl Mrs- Dustin Barrows, who has been
OUNCING FIRST EVENT OF 1923
DECEMBER 29, 1922
of Canadian gin was seized. , visiting relatives in Worcester, Mass.,
rpv , . . .. , . , .. ! for several weeks, has returned home.
fnriU - bllCS MissRenah Cotey of Bridgeport,
for 1922 approxirnately 43,900 ac- Co is a t of er t 'Mr-
ancfoperators- licenses issued 51,000. MAXshS!eWn"
The 26th exlnbition of the Vermont day for Holyoke and Springfield,
State Poultry association will be held Mass., to pass several weeks with rela
at the city hall Jan. 9 to 12, inclusive. tives.
There will be held in connection with rjr, and Mrs. Charles II. Cole have
the show, meetings of the Vermont gone t0 New york city to pass the
branch of the Rhode Island Red club, holidays with their sons, Richard and
the Buff Wyandotte club and the Albcrt Cole.
White Wyandotte club. , Mjss Eiaine Gouth, a student at the
The 11 field deputies and two office convent in Rutland, is at the home of
deputies of the intcrnal revenue de-, her aunt, Mrs. Harold Foote, for the
partment for the district of Vermont holiday vacation.
sioner of internal revenue to attend a of Winchestcr. Mass., werc the guests
school of instruction on the new in- of his sister, Mrs. Arthur W. Norton,
come tax forms. The school will be for Christmas.
held at Troy, N. Y., commencing Jan- ( Mr. and Mrs. Norbert Hebert and j
uary 3, i son and daughter of Arlington are vis- j
Reports from the office of the Ver- iting Mrs. Hebert's mother, Mrs. Eliza- 1
mont Tuberculosis Association an- em uamey.
nounce that Jericho is one of the towns Misses Catherine Garno and Cath-
which has gone over the top in the erine Ramsay of Burlington passed
sale of Christmas seals for the benefit Sunday and Monday at the home oi
of the association. Having sold more their grandfather, William Crosby.
than live seals per capita, Jericho is Rev. Father McMahon of st. Mi-
now numbered among the banner chael's college, Winooski, was a guest
t0Wns of Rcw J. M. Bastien over the week-
end and assisteu at tne services ai ;m.
Eighty-two Burlington families had
Christmas cheer and plenty brought
nnto their lives Saturday through the
Peter's church on Christmas day.
Mrs. Linda Gage, who has been pass-
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SahrmV serouY The most Mass., with relatives, has returned
tionsgof the public, is enabled to play e.n Hartford Conn., p s ng he
Santa Claus to an ever-growing num- , vt..Acn
:iunt. .vir. auu iwutii xahjv...
Her father, James Ryan of Hyde
Manor, was at the Hudson home over
Miss Marcelline Lashway, who
teachcs in Ridgeway, N. J., is passing
the school holiday reccss with her
Although the rear vestibule of a
trolley car, operating between Mont
pelier and Barre, was torn off Sunday
afternoon as a result of a collision be
tween the car, some trees and a tele-
. .. i -r .l-
pnone poie, ine occupams o. vc- h Mr Thomas ARan
hjcle escaped injury A journal on the Mrs 'Joseph clark( wife 0f the
the car on the iron and causing it to
lun into the trees and telephone pole.
Traffic was blocked for several hours.
The petition of President Guy W.
Bailey of the University of Vermont
and others for a national archives
Joseph Clark, wife of the new
Congregational minister, who was
called to her home in Madison, Me .
by the death of her father, returned
Ralph Cook returned Monday night
to his studies at Boston university af-
ter a brief stav with his parcnts, Mr
buildine has been referred to the House
onrl frc VVilliam T fnnk
committee on public buildings and an'( Irs ' . Knight md
grounds. The petition was presented child 'of West naven, Conn., are the
to the liouse ny L.ongressman ureene. RUests 0f her parents, Judge and Mr'.
The committee will probably take up irrnnL- t Vhh. fnr thn holidav.'.. Miss
the petition in the course of human prU(encc Fish, a student at Oberlin
events, and the committee calenrlar conege, is also at home for the college
which means not for some time. recess,
The Christmas kettles hung by the Mrs. Mary A. Gravlin, wife of Adol-
Salvation Army at the comers of Cen- phus Gravlin, a former resident of
ter and Merchants Row and West Vergennes, dicd recently at her home
street and Merchants Row, Rutland, in Springfield, Mass. She was born in
collected $625. This is the largest New York city January 28, IR53. Bt-
Christmas contribution ever recelved sides her husband, she leaves two ?on,
by the local Salvation Army corps in Eugene P. Gravlin of Rochester, X. Y ,
Rutland. A good portion of the fund and Charles F. Gravlin of Californio.
was used for the 50 Christmas baskets four dauKhters, Mrs. W. J. Roger- rtnd
sent out The balance will be spent Mrs. Philii) Hammond of Worcester.
for charitable work during the winter.
Charges of "serious irregularities" in
the management of the affairs of the
board of charities and probation are
made in a report presented to the bud
get committee by a sub-committee
cnmposed of Roland E. Stevens of
White River Junction and William H.
Dyer of Salisbury. The board of char
ities and probation was maintained at
a nct cxpense to the taxpayers during
the fiscal year ending June 30, 1922, of
very nearly $50,000.
Blaze in Car Shops
The Central Vermont Railway paint
shop, a building 200 feet long and SO
feet wide, and three smaller buildings,
a store room, a building where iron
castings were kept and the old bridge
shop were entirely destroyed by a fire
which was discovered at about 1.30
o'clock Tuesday morning, in the paint
Mass., Mrs. Joseph Thompson of Rut
land and Mrs. Harlan Web-ter of
Fitchburg, Mass., and one sister, Mr
C. H. Wales, of Amesbury, M.!'-
shop, at St. Albans. Total damage anW J
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Shoro ar- v -iting
relatives here for a few day.
The condition of Miss Blaurht V
Morse, wlio is ill, reinains aliout thi
James R. Leonard passed Chri-tm. -in
Sanford, Me., with Mrs. Ltfnarr"
who is visiting her parents.
Mrs. Ella Dundoii is spendmg
week with relatives in Jamaica Pl.iin.-,
Miss Mary Lynch has returned tu
Rutland after visiting her mother, Mrs.
T. Lynch, of Seminary Ilill.
Misses Mary Collins and Elga Max
field are visiting friends in East Or-
was ofncially placed at lietween S30.000
and S3.i,000. It was said the loss on
the buildings will be in the vicinity of
$25,000 while it is believed the value of
the contents will amount to between
$7,000 and S10.000.
Injured in Accident
Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Bush 'ptnt
Christmas in Randolph at the home
of her sister, Mrs. Clyde W. Smith
Mrs. Randall Hammond has gone to
Orwell to remain for a time wi'h htr
aunt, Mrs. Abbie Buell, who is feriom
Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Dunn ar.d
On a recent evening an Orleans ri-,,,htpr. M.m- P.lpnnnr hnvp rpniTn.ri
coasUng party was in an accident that from Rutland wftere they visited rtla-
resulted m senous lnjuries to some of tives.
them. The steering rope broke, mak- Mrs. Xettie Frier of Schencctady.
ing them lose control of the sled and . Y., spent Christmas at the home cf
they collided with a hydrant. Inere her sisteri Mrs. C. A. June, of Giovt
were 12 persons on the sled. Only four street.
were seriously injured Fred Brown Mi Rela Maxlield, a student a
has a broken leg, Roy Dawson had one Middlebury college, is spending iht
leg bad y bnnsed and lacerated, Thel- hoiday recess with hcr parent.s Mr
ina Collette had one knee badly hurt atuj Mrs jra Maxfield i
and it was feared at first that it might . Miss liazel Hack, wlio teache jchcol
be permanently stiff, but it seems to in Greenfield, Mass., is spending htr
be getting along all nght. Alma B.ck- vacation with her parents, Mr -nd
ford was badly shaken up and lamed. Mrs Eniot Hack of Grovc street
Vermont's Potato Crop Miss Ruth Sprague, who teacht
Vermont raised 3,000,000 bushels of school in Watertown, N. Y., is -pend-
potatoes during 1922, according to the ing a two weeks' vacation with her
rigure compiled in the bureau of agri-, mother, Mrs. Alice B. Sprague, of Con-
cultural economics and in doing this ant square.
excelled New Hampshire, Massachu- John Oram, a student at Brown Uni-
setts and Rhode Island of the New versity, is spending the holidays with
England states. The crop in Vermont his mother, Mrs. J. C. Oram, of Ccn-
was not so great as a year ago, how- ant square.
ever, when the yield was 3,750,000 Miss Marcellette Johnson, who
bushels. Potatoes over the country teaches in Sound Beach, Conn . .'b
are in greater supply than a year ago spending her vacation with her pai-
for the estimated yield is placed at ents, Mr. and Mrs. James D Johnson
451,185,000 as compared with a year ol Larver street.
ago when it was 361,059,000. All the
New England States fell off in produc-
Mrs. Anna Davis. K. T. Knowlt? cf
Waterbury, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hy-
tion. Maine went from 3S.-1 12,000 to man of Montreal and Mr. and Mrs. W
21,600. New Hampshire's crop was B. Craven of Burlington are visiting at
cut in two and there was similar de- the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Gip
crease in the other states. In the mid- son on Seminary hill for a few dayf
dle west and far west the production , The Richmond Underwear Co , who
was far in excess of 1921 and the crop have consolidated their Scranton, l'a ,
country was therefore in-
Smatl, but Powtrful.
Germs are not little anlmals. Tbey
are tlny plants, the smallest llvlng
thlngs known. They are sometlmes
called bacterla or mlcrobes. Yon
mlght have some ldea of the slze of a
germ If you could take a graln of sand
and spllt lt Into a mlllion pleces. Of
arorse, some gorms are larger than
others, but the largest cannot be seen
wlthout the ald of a powerful mlcro
plant with Brandon, have compltttd
their alterations and additions on
Union St., enalding them to now equip
machines for a hundrcd girls, a xead
justment of the rates on work is good
news to the old and new operaton who
are coming in. There is work for at
least twenty-five more girls who can
start in January.
A speed of 1,200 miles an hour will
be entirely possible in aircraft wjthjn
the next 25 years, according to Profti
sor F W Pawlowski, of the aeronau
tical engineering department of tti 7 i -iversity
Evcry waman visitor to tliis
store during the
will have an especial inter
est in the
whcrc a most appealing dis
play of Gowns, Coats, Suits,
Wraps, Furs, Fur Garments,
Blouses, Day and Evening
Gowns will be shown. And
a further and most plcasing
appeal will be found in the
prices made in this popular
There has ncver been a
time when the department
of Dress Silks
has been better prepared to
satisfy the demands of all
tastes yes, and all purses.
In Crepe de Chines, Taf
fetas, Satins, Messalines,
etc., the most exacting de
mands will be easily satis-fied.
This department takcs
first place in the schedule of
events planned for this Jan
uary Clearance Sale. With
stocks of fine Wool Serges,
J'oplins, and Xovelty
Weaves in all the popular
colorings and with appeal
ing prices a great interest is
sure to be hown in this department.
The needs of every
household may be fully met
with purchascs from our
The stocks of Table
Linens, Towels, Sheetings,
Shects and Pillow Cases,
Turkish Towels, Hed Pil
lows, Blankets are complete
and of such a variety of
quality that just what is
needcd is found here
We shall have to refer
but briefiy to the
To describe this section
of the store, and to do jus
tice to the fine lincs con
tained therein would util
ize all our spacc. So, we
will make the promise that
ever- taste will be fully
met, and we trust no vis
itor will fail to give this de
partment careful inspection.
Silk, Silk and Wool
in such profusion of grade
and price that no disap-
J pointments are possible.
IT IS with keenest serise of ap
preciation that we announce
that the year just closed has been our greatest
outstanding achieveinent in commercial realisni.
The creating of this gratifying- condition is
attributable to the confklence of the buying public
in this store's forward aims and aspirations. That
we are grateful we shall endeavor to show in the
presentation and conduct of our
which begins on
TUESDAY, JAN. 2, 1923
AT 8:30 O'CLOCK
A brief survey of the year will explain why
this sale will surpass previous like events and re
veal the reasons for so marked liberality in price
reductions. It should be statcd that our stock
purchases in every department have been more ex
tensive than in any previous years, and while our
salcs have largely increased, creating a new high
recorcl ot sellujg, we hnd ourselves in the gratify
ing position to make this sale a' record-making
tvent, and. therefore, in line and in pace with the
Beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 2, every depart
ment will be in readiness for this well-planned
.vent. Surprises await customers in their desire
to acquire the highest grade merchandise sur
prises that will bring not pleasure alone, but a
ijratification seldom found in a sale event.
Prices, so low as to be unusually appealing
will find place on the price tags. in many instances
at least one-third and frequently one-half reduc
tion from original selling figures.
? The aillbition nf thw stnrp i tn mnl-p tlipco
annual January Sales so nearly a complete closing
out of the stocks in every department that re
stocking must take place at once that we may be
earlier on our way into the business of 1923.
We take a justifiable pride in our sales of the
j past. We feel we are to have manv reasons for
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greater elation m the Annual bale so close at hand.
This advertisement can only convey to the
reader a brief thought of the importance of this
Annual Clearance Sale. For a greater detailed
statement, accompanied by sale prices, see the
Burlington Daily Free Press and the Burlington
Daily News of Saturday, December 30.
JANUARY 2, 1923
Every man visitor v r'e
store during the
will tlnd much of inten-t to
him, not only in what lu '!e
sires to wear, but in the
; price he has to pay.
It has been a real p.is
ure to see the sales in
increase from month to
month till from a small ue
gining this departrHnt
has grown to be a "stor'j in
itself." Here the 'h.'rts
we offer are not "quitc as
good as custom made,' they
are equally as good, for
they are made especially for
us with the sole idea of
bringing them to hiphest
degree of perfection. 'mr
shirt customers repcat You
will it you buy once.
From Wool to Silk
as nnc as is ever seen in a
large active niercamiK s-tablishment.
Ties by the Thousani.-,-
This if anoiher departmtnt
that has grown to a real
place in this establishment
During the Clearance Salt
Neckwear may be purcha.
td at most appealing pri'e.-.
l Such a diversificjtion ot
pattenis such tinc liner
dainty for niil:ici Miri
i ot m.in s sue and quality
for men pleasing choi--
; may be made on a modest
Hosiery for Men
X No man ever complains bi-
cause ot the number oi
i pairs of hose he possesse.-.
lt"s only when the supply
s . .
J is nmitea that lns voice
jars. From the extensive
Hosiery display that will t't
made during thc Clearance
Sale every man who l
come a visitor may selici
the supply he needs at a
very low outlay. Hose of
silk. wool, and silk and J
wool and cotton, in all the
standard colors, at most
surprising reductions frorc