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-A.33.ci ADDISON OQXTIJ'Xl,-y arcyCJ3Ft.lsj-A.llji.
MIDDLEBURY, VT., rECEMBER 25, 1885
INSUItEH against inevitatilo Loas of Litb or Property, and rea
sons tlmt DELAYS aro DANGEROUS.
Incliidn, tlic Iiiirei-att
" Itcliablo Indcmnity, Prompt Settlcmcnts," is the motto of this
Agency. BROOKS rcpresents the LEADING F1RE COMPANIES
of the country also the
Old New York Life Insurance Gomp'y
wliich 1ms paid ovcr EIG I ITY-OXE MILLIONS DOLLAES CASH in clniins to
poliey-holdors, and now holds the largest Hiirplus of any Life Insurauce Conipany
in tlio country, upon u 4 per eont reservo basin.
THE FIDELITY AND CA8UALTY INSURANCE CO, OF NEW YORK
Insures nguiust Accidcnt, Gtiarantoes Fidolity to Trnsts, nnd insurcB Plnto Qlnss.
3200,000 dopositod with Stato of Now York to protect poliey-holdors.
Givo Brooks' Agcnoy n call beforo insuring clsewhoro,
MILTON A. BROOKS, p"fe, Middlebury, Vt.
Tivo R.zca madd for Faruily DairicB.
rivo sizes lor Factory 11 se. l'eriVet
Ptock atnl the beHt work. Strong,
Mmplo, cfllclent, conTCTuentanddur'
ablo. Tlicy coutiuuo to bo
THE STANDARD CHURN OF THE
Send for full Descriptive Circulars to
POIITEII BLAXCILUMVS SOXS.
CONCORD. N. H.
Sevcn por ccnt, net, payablo semi
aniiually. First Mortgago Kiinn Loans
ncgotiatcd and fnllv guarantccd by
Tliompson & Wnlton, Bnnkors.IIarpcr,
Knnsas. Mongages for salo bv
A. A. FLETCHER,
Middlebury, Vt. 4tf
COJfCLUSlVEK RDEXC E
FOK I X V KSTO E6.S.
I'romincnt amonutho corporations linesling
ln tlic sccurillcB whieh we li.imllc aro :
Vrattlelmrn .Surliign llniik,
St. Jolinnbiiry Sh lngg linnk
l.utlnnd Savinfri- linnk,
l'.ellows FnIIs ShtIiirs linnk
nnd many othcrs. IntcrotT per ccnt. l'rinrt'
)al and Intercgt guarantccd. Send for our pani
phlet giving full pitrtlculnrs.
S. M. DOItU'S SO.Vi.
The Best Newspaper in America,
and by far the Most Readable.
Agents wanted everywherc to eam
money in distributing the Sun's Pre
miums. The most interesting and advanta
geous offers ever made by any News
paper. No Subscriber ignored or neglected.
Something for all.
Boantifal and Sabst&ntial Preminms in
Btandard Gold and othorWatchoB,Valnablo
DookR, tho Best Family 8ewing Machino
known to tbe trado, and an uneqnaled llat
of objoota of roal ntility and inetruotion.
Rttes, ly Mail, Postpaid:
OAILY, per Year (vrltbont Snndiy) $6 OO
DAILY, per Month(wlthontBundy) 50
SUNDAY, per Year ... I 00
FOR EVERY DAY IN THE YEAR 7 00
WEEKLY, per Year ... I 00
Addreu, THE RUN, New Tork ( llj.
Tbe most popular Weekly newtipaperdevoted
toBcicnce, mcuaQic8tenKiDccru; uibrn enc, ln
ventinnaand patcntg everpublibhed. KTerynura
ber illuittrat"d u h aplendid enKravineu. 'I'hfl
pubbcation furnUlitBaiuOHt valuableenoclonedia
of informatlonub b nu persou abiiuld bo uitfiout,
The popularitT of the Bcientiho AMFniCAN ia
auch that Ila circulation nearly equald that of all
other papera of ila claas coinbtned. Trico. f 3 a a
vear. )iii-oiint tnClubs. lold liy all nt'wsdealers.
MUNN 4 CO., I'nblUbera. Ko.SGlllroadwajr.N. Y.
(HTtilTP Jlunn A l'o. uavo
1 praitice bufore
(the Patcnt Olllce and have prcparod
more tban One Hundred Thou
sand tpplaotiunafiiriutfnta in the
Umted btatca and fortiRn countrlea.
Cafeata. Tradf-Matkn, Copj.nghts,
lHi.ntn.nl, .n1 all nthpr nancrtt for
aecurinif to loventora tbeir rik'bta in the
Unitod SUIoa. Cauada, l'.nsland, Irance,
Orniany and other forelgu coiintriea, pro
pareil at ahort notice and od reaaonabletenn.
Inforroation aa to obtainine iiatrntacheer
fullyKiten mtbut ehame. lland-booka of
.nrnm.tun ..ni frM. Patents obtained
through Munn 4 C'o. are notlced in lb hcientifio
American free. Tho advantace ot auch notice ia
well uniteretood br all peraooa wbo wish to UU-
"ddleMlNN1' CO. omeeSolENTIF.0
AUEIUOAH. 361 Uroadway. w orlt.
I.adiea or Kentlcmen m clty
or couidrv to reotdvo liKht,
hlninlc. ruv work at boino. all tho vcar
roundi work aent bv niail: dlstanco no ol)
JtTtlon; salary lrom $2 to 5ailay; no canvaa-
emg; nn aiainp rcquireu lor rupiv.
WOULD JlANUr-ACTUniNO CO.,
Box 1S32, 1'urtland, Untat,
Snfrat iiiul Jtist
SMITH & ALLEN
Kecp nn hand, or furnish on short noticc, all
(Embrnclng, with tlie old varictics, the new and
celcbrnted Nilcs gi'ods),
Xuils. Doors. Snsli. ISIiiuIs,
HOSKXDALE A I'OltTl.ANl) f EMENT,
ISLACK AND WHITE I.IME.
Also T.UMllKl.of every Tnrlctv. Lath. Clan-
bnards, l'lirc Ili'art Shintrles, lSdnch sprucc.idnc
nnd co inr, nlso nianulactnrcrB of all klndfi ol
llmipo tinli'ldng Matcrial and isci- Kccpcri' bup.
Offlco nnd mlll llrt iloor on SII11 Strr-ct.
Old Dr. Booth's
A ioasant, flafo, rollalde, and prompt reinody
lor llio rcinoval ol' stomacli and scnt or pln
worins Irom chlld or ndult. Itlseasy tntakc;
Dover f.tiln ; nbsolutuly harmli-ssand rviiulresnu
nfter.pliyslc. l'nco ia ccnUi at Hanarord'fl,
! !..( .irlunaSi
kMIIoiin of tlies
i n lu hloopllll't,
K' 't ri'Ilrf &
i iiiiiort t i ihc
limtiv whn tltnl
ri'ini' 'i" dfdfot
A: I'otn. i
r..vi lliln liinnri-, X
. -IV .".I -V-l ,1(J
The most Ditrallt, Comfortahle, and
lltalthful Cortrt evcr soldfur its jnr. j
f, E. P. CUSHMAiM
Sl OO REWARD
KOIt A CASE OF
Scratches, Grcasse, or Crackcd
Heels on Horses,
That c cannot cure with our maRiictlc rcnrnly,
Dlt. STEVENS & CO'S
MAGNETIC SCRATCHES CURE
Wc thlnk ln tho only ri'inedy ever dlseovered
thut wid acRomplisli actrtain and coimdete cnro
ln evi-ry tuno. Ilorscs can lic uspcl ntnl tliucurc
wlll uoratnonco Iroui llrbt.ipplicatlon.
Xo Wasliliif,' Olf wltli Soap nml Wntor
Thls remedy wlll cure rvcry caso in from 6 to
15 ilnys. W'u liavo tcstlmoniaU BlnliiiK that nlter
trylnn everjthtHK elnu (as they tcrm it) for
Bcraicncs wiinoui ocucui, iir. stevcna .t uo-a
Maffnetic Itemcdy would cure atoncc. To those
skepucai e win luriiien reierences on appuca
uun. aoiii uy uriiKKiBis. rrcpareu oniy ny
I)r. 0. II. Stovens i Co., JJrailfnrtl, Vt..
To wliom all orderi ehould bo addroeaod.
for Bilo by 31IK1.I) )K & CO., DrulstB
iuiiODnrr. vi. 4a)in
i.i oi.i r.o.T v w,,i.i..w r. iiiis uur xrnuu
tften In lillslla'ns, Catalnuuo nnd "pcclinuiiB of
luinmnn.l.tn na(lr..l f.-A.. .... I.n.llnn J
ilrcaB. Oarnidl & Carhart, 81 and 88 North I'earl
st., Albany, K. V.
20 EIIY FINK .IEI1SEV 1IKIFEU3 from
montha to tlireo yeara old.
JOII.V HOUSTOX, Bread Loaf, Vt.
Nov. 7, 1885. ;tf
A HANDSOME LADY
EnlerprlBinB' youiiK nion ho wIbIi to prepare
IhcmBclvea for n f iicccdbIiiI st irt in bUBlnt-HB, can
ilo it bi'Bt by a rniirsn d bludynt tho AI.IIANY
I, ,TkI I V I.-iu t'f I tf . jm
or homely tady can inako tnoney nplllng "Treas
ury of Thooeht (Molhcr, llome, Heaven), just
publlBhcd. No competltion; booi! pav to oarn
est workers. AdilrPBH iiulckly, MAlttlN UAIt
KISON & CO., BOSTON.
HEW ENOLAND'S BENTIIIEHTS.
A largopartof tliopreat inflncm-r wliich
Now KtiHland lias wielded in the coiincils
of tlio nation nnd tlirniiyli ils prosrctfslvo
insti tutiuns li:u) beon bocuiic of tlio gon
rrn.1 un.iniinity of tlic fx Klatcs on most
important (jtiestions, enablitit; them to act
ns a unit. This in not now potbaps eo
truo of politleal nfl'aira ns it once was, but
in mostinattcr.itlicro lsaMiuatautialaurec
lucnt of opinion. Just nt prt'Kent tltis is
sliown in tlio univcrsal comiuendation of
Athloplioros, praises of wliich come from
all ipiartcra of every State. A. few of tlioin
" l bare boen a crcat siifTercr from
rbemnatism for tbe last tlireo ycars," says
J'.. I'arkkurst, ol oonsocket, It. 1., " li.iv-
inj; bccn unablo to do any active labor
liiriii" that time. and tnr a laruc niirtinn
of the time bcing conDned to my bed. I
liail tnkcn hunurcUs ol dollara vrorth of
mcdicine, with no relicf, uutil I was in-
lucod to try a uottle ol Athlonhoros.
The first tbree doses resulte'd in my hav-
inj; tho best niglit'a sleep that 1 had cn-
joyed for tbree years, and by tho timo the
hrst hottle was taken 1 realized that 1 was
on the road to complete recovery. I have
siiicc taken six bottles and atn now able
to u.tcnd to my busincss and considur ray-
pelf a well mau."
iMrs. C. N. Paige, of Boltonville, Vt.,
' 1 hrst saw Athlophoros .idvertised in a
paper, and as it was only recoinniended for
rbeiimatism and ueuralgia I had great
failh to believe it r.ould do nic sotne good.
My husband, tbercfore, sent for a bottle.
1 had been a great BuDerer from ueuralgia
for ycars, and had spells whcn no one wbo
saw me thought 1 could live. Many
timcs I have wisbcd dcath would cnd my
agony. The pain would commcnre in the
pit of my htomarh and go from thereright
through my heart. I had eniployed doc
tors wbo were thought very skillful, but l
gnt no benefit from tlipm. 1 had these
spells every Iwo or thrco wceks for over
two years before taking Athlophoroi.
That was one year ago last April and 1
have had only two of them bince, the last
one during the winter. I took tlien part of
anothcr bottlc and have had uonc since.
AVords can ncver exprcss tlie relief I feel
at bcing rid of sucli agony as I sullcred
whcn I had those spellb."
Mrs. ilarriet Strong, of 'Westville, Ct.,
tells this f.traight-forward story :
"I had tbe rhcuuiatism, wliich settled
in mv knees and hips. Tho ioints were so
stiirand the pain so great that 1 could not
walk, tmt was obligcd to move aroutul ma
chair. Several doctors did all tbev could
forme, but I was no betler. "Wliilc in
this condition, sitting iu my chair by the
wiudow reading a paper, I kiw au advcr
tipmcnt of Atbloplioro-. 1 tliiiiiht I
would try it and sent for a bottle. When
they brougbt it to me 1 told them I con
sidored it a dollar thrnwn away, ns I bail
not a partirle of faitb, but 1 commciiced
taking it and after tbetbirddoso 1 thought
I fclt a change for the bctter. I continucd
to use it as directed uutil I havotaken four
bottles. Hlrange as it may i-ecni, I amper
fcctly curi'd and nni aliout tbe bouse all
day, doing all tbe bnn-cwork, with not a
blt of rheumatisni about me. I can ncver
n'tiirn thanks cnniigb to tlic pnrtics that
inako Athlojiboros for tbe bcnelit I have
dcrived from ils us-e. I rccouiuiend it to
If yim cannot KCt ATinoriionrw of miir lrtic
Ijl.t, i wdl hciid lt ccjiru'-s pi.id. mi r" 'i Ipt of
ri 'ular iiru'ooiio dnllar per bottlc Wc pr,.f,.r
th.d ')U 1""' it from your ln.4-,i I. ). d ir bo
h i-n't il d' ii'il b.' pi'rsnndcil ln 1 - i I'nui;
(U... 1.m dT nt once l'r"tn lif. i ilit-1...,.(
ATill Hiicih Co., 11J Wall lK.t, N'tw York.
Central Vt. Railroad.
41 EASTEKN STANDARD TIME.
COMMENCINC DECEIYIBER 6, 1885
Tralns wlll leavT Middlebury as follows:
OOINQ NOHTII AND WK8T.
3:36 a m
NIU11T KXritKSS, from
New lork for Moidrcal. Ok
densbtire and tbe West.
Slecplng car to Montrcal
uauy cxcepi aionunya.
LOCAL KXl'IlESS forllur.
KX1'UK33 MAU., froin New
lork. New London, Troy,
Albany, Springl'ld Hiid Bos.
ton for Burlington, Mont
pelier, St. Albans, Montreal
DedcnBburE and tho Wost.
6:15 p m
EXritEtiS, irom New York
Albaoy and Troy for llur
Ungton, St. Alb.ins, Mon
treai, anu tae weai. rar.
lor car to SU Albans.
OOINQ SODTII AND EAST.
Q.CFk Q v-r, EXritESS.forlloston.Wor
.-'-' --.---. cester.ow L,onuon.snrini!.
llcld and New York; also
Troy, Albany & New York,
with Waisner Urawinn
Hooin car to New Yoik. ar
rivuiK 7 p. in.; alno I'ullman
Urawiiik' ltoom car, to liob
ton, arriviug 6:33 p. m.
MIXEII, for Itulland and
-3;:52 p m
8:37 p m MIXEU
Albany, New York, and
lloslon. A Slecplnir car
throujfh to New York and
also to ItoBton.
Golng South-6:30 a m-Mixed traln
teaveu Tieonueroga lor ticicesier juncuon, ar
Colng North-S:55 p m-Mlxed trnln
lcavcs Leicester Junction, arriving atTicon
deroga 7 35.
aa- Tiiroimli Tickets for Chlcaco and tho VeBt
for aale at tho princlpal BtalioiiB.
S. W, ODMMINGS,
Gencral l'asaengcr Agent-
J. W. HOBART,
The regular annual mcntlng of tli o Natlonal
Bank of Middlebury wlll bo liold at tho banklng
liniiBO nt naiil bank in Middlebury, Vt., on tbo
12th day of Janpary, A. l. 18Sfl, at 2 o'clook . m
for Ihc purposu of cIioobIor dlrectorsfor tho year
cnsiiing, and traiiBnctlng bucIi other liualueBa aa
may cnmo beforo tlio meetlni;.
CHAS. K. lMNNEY, Caihier.
Middlebury, Vt., Deceniber (, 1885, SO 5
iV brotbci of tho Wilson 15roa. from
tho West ls vlfitlng tbein.
The.lvcoum at Ilolly liull tms bccn
closcd for ropitlis.
X. II. Munsll of Jlalonc, X. Y., was
in town ovcr Sunday.
Our iiietcliants ronort trood salcs of
Edwln Mcador lost bis nonkct book.
contaitiing twelvo dollars. last Mond.iy.
7ast wcck Tbursditv wna "poultrv
dav" for Cbrlstinas boro. A lari;o uuan-
tlty uliiiiiKcd biinds.
E.eklol Hanobctt bas so far rccovcrcd
from hls brokcn lcg as to gct about on
Tho Rradod sobool Is llouiisblnj:. with
nn attcndauL'o ol nearly :i()0 In all tbo dc-
Tboro win a Chrlstmas trce attbo Ban-
ttst ubtirob on Wednusday cvening and
at tbo Methodlst Tbursday cvcnbif;.
I.ov. 1. I!. Strom: and wlto troto tbclr
fonner bomo in York Stato to spond tho
Lviz are cointiiir into tbo vard of tbo
Bristol ManufacturltiK counmnv auito
freoly. Wood ls alo coiniug in. It sells
for sl.uO and 2.00 for stove wood.
Tho aick pcoplo aro Mrs. G. V. I'arnic-
lcc, contlnod to hor bed tnostof tbe tlmo:
Jiiiiics Ilaln. no botter; Alva llusb, iu
L'lic festival clvon bv the Motbodist
ladlos, at tbo parsonago, last wcck Tues-
duy evenlns, was wcll attcndcd and a
Miss 7,uclna Munsll dlod last wcek
Wcdncsday. .MUs Munsil was a membcr
ot tbo liaptist chuicb and a sistor of tbo
lato .luugi' Jl. .uuusil. llcr ago was al
The new scats for tbo town hall have
arrlvcd and bave bocn put in place by
Seloctinan I'. X. Cobb.
Jofeph ttn' bas purohascd tlie bouse
and lot fonnorly owncd by Mrs. Achsah
Sainp3on, and will tako possossinn soon
Tbo Y. W. C. T. U. of Cornwall will
lllyc an cutoi'tainniont In tbo town hall
Tuosday ovonliiir.Dce.'2'J. This ontertain
mont wlll consist of a drama. rcoitations
tablcaux and uiusic. Doors opcn at (i :30 ;
cxerolses uiiiniuonoo at
Hov. und Mrs. M. C.
last vock at. Xip-him, X
11., in attenu-
ancc upon tlio 'juutn annivorsary 01 tne
fuuuiling of tbo Eirst Congrcgational
chuiob of tlmt plaoo. It bclnj: tlio cliuroli
that Mr. and Mrs. Slebbilis llrst unltod
with. Mr. titebblns took a promlucnt
part in tlio oxorcisos.
Ucv. Mr. Curtis of Cbicopee. Mass
has occupicd the Congiciratloual pulpit
lor two feundays. lt ls liopcd lio wlll
slay somo tlmo witli U9
Owlng to a comblnatlou of clreiim-
stancos, tbo drama wliich was to have
been glvcn tbe 23d of Dccembcr Is post
poneii for a wcok or two. Xotice will bo
given as soon as anangcnionts can be,
Again tbe weddlng bells have pealed
f orth a incrry ebiiiic in Sborebatn.
About ninoty f riouds from varlous parts
or tlio btate anu a brotlicr ot tlie oridc
groom f lom Kansas gatlnred in tbo bos
pitablc bomo of Mr. and Mrs. Kont
Wrlgbt, Wodnefday niornlng, Dcc. 10,
to witncss tho marriage of thoir daugh
ter, Mary, and Mr. Honry C. Caswell of
San Antonlo, Texas. During tho wed
dlng tnaroh.llnely exeoutcd by Miss Meda
torbes, tlie bndo tand groom, accoiupa-
nlcu by two little eouslns of tlio bridc,
MIsscs Editb Joncs ai:d Ella ilathorn,
took thoir place in tbe sauic rootu lu
whieh tho brido's parcnts were unitcd
ovei twonty-llye ycars ago. Amid beau-
tltul llowors, surroundod by fricnds, the
twain were made ono in Itov. Mr. Cal-
houn's most bappy manncr. Mr. Cas
well is ono of tho noblest j'oung uion
Shoreham has ever sent fortb and bas
shown exccllcnt taste In selecting one of
hor falrcst daug.-.ters to be tho llght of
hls Soutborn bomo. Coiigratulations
were telographcd thoin by trlouds in San
Antonlo. Mauy elegant and eostly tes
tlraoulals of lovo and eateom were re-
celvcd by tbe happy pair. Tho best
wisiies ot tno cutire eommunity atieuu
them lor a long life erowned wltb bloss
ings. Aftor a bountlful feastof goodlos,
amld a shower ot rlcc and boots aud
shocs, Mr. and Mrs. Caswell lcft for
Middlebury, where they took tho cven
ing tiain for Xow Y'ork; taking in Wash
ington aud Xew Orleans on thoir way to
Toxas.Tbc ocoaslon was one of thoplcas
antost we were ever pcrmltted to enjoy ;
only saddcncd by regrets that wo canuot
retain tnciu witli us. uur soutnern
fricnds rccolvo our benrty coiigratula
tions for auch an ncqulsition to their so-
The Baptist parsonage is nearly eom
pleted. Tbo society bopo to liavo It llnUh.
ed and oceupled ln a few wceks.
Tlie little annvf that fell tho last two
davs of last wcek and last Sunday morn-
intr mado vcrv nassable slclchlng. It is
bolnt: wcll used by all partlos, botb for
drawing wood, ctc., and for rttnning
All of tbo little folka that havo been
alllieted wltb tho wbooplng eougb aro
gctting bottor; but It wlll bo several
weeks before all of them wlll bo ablo
to nttend sehool or otherwiso exposo
thcmsclves to tbe cold winter wlnds.
Mostof tbe corn In tbclown Is barvest
nd. Abel Walker haa somo out yet. It
is only about ono li.ilf mllo from hls barns,
..... i... i - , i i...
yci nu i uiiuei mu nci;ceii,y ui
80U1I1 twn 1111(1 Ono lialf llll 08 lO L'Ot t 011
aocount of the watcr on hls moadows.
A scrmon was read ln tho Baptist
church last Sunday. Dr. Frcoman had
the mlsfortune to fall last Frlday evening
at bis boardlns place and fractured hls
collar bonc. IIp is attcndcd by Dr. V. I
Wrlgbt and ls dolng as well as could bo
oxpoctcd p.onslderlng hls ago.
Tho Junctlon can boast of two storcs
and a botol at prcsont, all of tbom well
Wood for tbe llmo kllns Is now tbe
toplcof conversatlon with nianv lu town,
and soveral teanis aro alroady ongagcd In
liaullng it to tlic yards. Botb coinpanies
liave, bowovor, a largo supply on band,
yct they are rcady to puichasn. Tbo
prico will not oe an' nignor. u iir nign,
ns last year.
O.C. Huntlev has orcctcd twospnclous
btiildinira this lall ncar bis kllns. Ono is
a largo and convonlont corn barn or erlb.
The other Is a barn, IiO by 40. nleely lln-
lsbod, claphoaruca anu slatcu. lio lias
bccn ougagt'd In harvostlng hls corn the
past wcok, and will doubtless lill botb
huiimngs lt no can got it au ottt o. tno
watcr. IIo is also engagcd ln crccting
inotbor bulldlng. It looks llke a race-
way from lns kllns to tlio storo U'nifu at
tho railroad stntion; it ccrtalnly wlll
each there If be contlnucs it far unougb.
What is it for, any way?
Jobn Wetherbce and Owen Mill.s are at
honie for tbe holidays.
The sick bcrctoforo reportcd ai" slow-
We are clad to sce the plcasant faccs
of Mrs. M. A. Boyce and family. They
are at honio for tho holidays, wo belicvc.
The Congregational church hoid tbclr
anuual nioetlng on Tucsday last atid the
usual routine of busincs3 was transaotcd.
Tho funcral of Charles Cutting wa
ittcnded at tbo Catbollo on Monday af-
tcrnoon. Mr. Cuttlng was auout oU
ycars of agc and was born and ahvays
llvcil on tno rarm wncro ne uica.
Miss Mnrv Brainblo had a a very slck
day on Tliursday last, ontisod by iinilgcs-
tlon, whlcb uethronoil lior rcason l r a
fcw hours. but under tho prompt treat
mont of Dr. Vinocnt was at last ao-
uount nearly well again.
The Christmas ontcrtalnnicnt to bo
given by tbe Congregational Sunday
sohool on Cliri'tma ovo promises to bo
a fiue .allalr and without doubt will bo
well nttended by our nconlc. The sup
licr to bo sorvcd in tbo htdips' rooms will
doubtless bo cnjoyed by all.
It bas nevcr bccn your correspouilcnt's
good fortuno to hoar so lino a reading
and musical I'ntcrtalnment as tho one
glvcn on Monday ovcntng at the t wn
hall, whcn Miss Uclon M. Todd rcac-'
noetn wiiltcn by heisolf entitlcd ' I'ln
Star of Ilctlilchem." Tbo reading was
one woll wortbv of tho cll'ott sbo bas
made, and those of our pcople w lio dld nt
eniov tliis raro treal liave lost wiiat tnev
will rarely liave tbo privilego of enjoy
Ing. Miss Todd has fumlshod to souie
of tho papors somo pncuis of great inorit,
but nothing tlmt ever bogan to cqual
this; and tlie words.as well as the uiusic,
so beautifully sung by Miss Eva Abbey,
without aoeoinpaniincnt of any form,
and uiion tbo sauie fiubject was also wrlt-
ton by Jliss lodu and are ontnciy now
Sbo bas writton nianv lilceos of music.
whloh appcar in somo of tho lirst musloal
publleations of tho land, and with hci
classioal as well muslcal education
tcr. ..-n.tl.if frti lin, i lili.li nnaltlnn
kanioni: tho poets as well as muslcal
Vriters of our country.
The stores report a good trado iu holl
Mrs. O. II. Spauldlng is ill, kcepliif;
hor lu-doors. She ls not very robust.
Tho ladlos of tho Episcopal church are
busy gettlng tho overgrecn trimmlng for
Docomber woathor In this soctlon lns
been favorablo for tbo farmor to got bis
work. tisually uceessary at thls soason of
tlie year, well dono.
Richard Maldoon has bocn quite sick
for two woeks past wltb fevor, but at thls
time is up and drcssed. witli a favorablo
outlook for a specdy rccovory.
C. E. Parker, our popular mayor, and
wlfc liavo boen aick with soveie eolds.
obliglng them to koop in-doors for somo
Geo. F. Kimball returncd to Albany
X. Y.. last Fridav. where be has boen
emnloved by Rathborn, Sard & Co,
tr.nveling on the road solllug their cele
The graded sehool closod lts fall term
last Fridav and wlll tako a vacation of
two wceks, thus cnabling the soholars
and teachers from abroad to speud tho
holidays at liome.
Last Thursdav wcck was poultrv tlay
for tho Cliristtnas trado, and pricos rulcd
lower tban at Tnanksuivlni:: irood tut-
koys sold from 15 to 10 1-2 cents. and
chlckens for 10 cents, dresscd wclght
The great Atucriean tooth puller has
been ln town. lio scomeu to oxtract
teeth wltb as mtich easo as falling olf a
loir. as the bnva sav. lle sold. as h
claitned. a very yaluablo tncdiciue toeuro
Cards liavo been recelved bero announe
Ing tho marriage of II. V. Edmond, for
merlv of this clty, to a Miss Ito'ierts o
Xorwlob. Conii., where Mr. Edmond
now residos. This ls hls thlrd wife. Hls
many frlonds and aequattitanees ln thls
clty wish biin iiiuch joy.
An alarm of firo was rting out last
Sunday mornintr about 10:30. The llro
pioved to bo ln Jamcs MeC'uen's !
iioiis . nml wns ennsnil hr linnerfeet stovo. I
il.... n.iii,tiriiittiiiilc n'lt.i H rn il.i,ti vt itinnf
was soon on tno epoi, as usuai, anu quicK-
Iv had tho llro undor eontrol. Xot uiuoh
datnage was dono aud it ls fully oovcrcd
by Insurance ln tbo Vermont Mutual.
Tho Christmas treo at th e Congrega
tional church will draw out a crowd, cs
pociallv to see Frank as 'Santa Claus."
i t noro wlll oo exorctscs at tno niaio
Thore will bo oxorcisos at tho Stato
c..l.r,,.l l. H, hnr. nn.l ,rlrU tl.nr wlll lio
entertainlng, anu au are invitou
wcll bo wortli onc' s time to bo presont.,,
Iliere wlll be a (.diristmas tree witn pres-
onts for all the boys and glrla theroon.
Jtutland's stroct rallway is lu full oper
atlon, and ls wcll patroni'zod.
Jackson Smith has been sentonced to
15 ycars In State prlson at tbe Windsor
county eourt for burglary.
Edwln C. Watson, a promlnent cltlzcn
of Hartford, dled Sunday of cancer of
Onc day last wcok tho Rutland IIousc
of Corrcotlon had 110 Intnates. tho largeat
numbor In Its bhtory.
.losopli White of Rutland will scttlo
with hls credltors through tho eourt of
Tho Salvatlon ariny wlll Invade Ben
nington on Xew Ycar's dav. It ia itKood
Montpeller'sdobt on aconunt of its wa
tcr.works is Sr.0.000,and 310,000 more has
Two Brattleboro mon have Been fonnrl
wbo got drunk on Jamaica glnger. That
is not a new scheine In this reclon.
l'lic Salvntion irmv bas boen In Bellows
Falls tlireo wceks.and bas iiindo a good
mpression by its mcthods work and.
BcnnltiEton Center bas 10 Inhabitants
wbo avorago 80 years of age. The nggre
gate of tiieir ajres is 1234 voars. and tho
oldost is 80.
Thore has bocn a larce increase In tha
number of Grand Ariny posts In tbe State
during tho past year. Tho presont num
bor ls 92.
Mrs. Patriok Agan, a Fair Haven
woman, was taken wltb a llt of coughlnt:
one day last wcek anddind in a very fow
minutes. She was 01 yoais of ago.
A strange cattlo dlseaso has appeared
n Williston and It nroves fatal In every
easo. The vietiins trradualty wastc away
as it with consumption.
Mails comlntr into Vermont from Mon
treal by way of tho Central are fumigated
at St. Albans, where a buildlmr has been
creoted for that pttrpose.
l'he adiournod annual meetinir of the
Champlain Valley associatlon and tho an
nual mocting or tbe State Acricultural so
ciety will bo liold at Burlington Janu
A two-horse team wortb 8.'I00.owned by
iV. L. 1'otts of Ottor River. Mass., be-
oame frigbtoned at Montpelier Monday,
lati iu front of a freight train and was
Tbe iron bridgo ln proce5 of conatruc-
tiou across tho Winooski rirer ncar Bur
lington gavo way last week. The trestle
and tetnporary bridgo were also carried
Tlio Jiutlatid biovclo i ip!. w3 sold at
auctlon the otbei day by the nsslgnee for
S322."). The thlng cost $15,000 a year
and a half ago. whcn it was built by a
ltutlandcrs have started a subscrintlon
for Rev. and Mrs. John U. Parr, who
wero drlyen from Quitinan, Ga., and the
sehool burncd over thoir beads, on ac-
eount of their keeplng a sehool for ne-
Tho late Davld Whittakcr ot Bethel
has clght childron llving, the youngest of
wliom ls 70 years old. One of tlicsc. Davld.
Jr., isS2 years old and has 10 childron
living, tbo youngest being 33 years old.
Over 40,000 sbaros of tho Ely Copper
Miniug coinpany's stock with a paryaluo
of 33 a share wero reeently sold for 824,
or nair a miu a snare. About nve years
ago this property was valucd at soma
The Stato Grango ls moving for the es-
tablishmcnt of a State railroad cotumls
alon, aud has instructed lts secretary to
preparo nnd circulate potitlons asklngtho
next loglslature to pass an act providlng
tor sueli olliolals.
Thomas Welch of Richmond, 23 years
old, slld from a mow, tho other day,
whilo holplng to run a threshlng nia-
chine, and fell upon an iron bar, wliich
entercd bis body to tho deptb of 12 Inch-
cs. lio llvcil but a icw nours.
The divorce caso, Doying against Doy
ing, latoly tried in tlie Caledonia county
eourt, was noteworthy. The husband
tried to show that bis wifo eaused the
death of thrco children by carelessness,
and askod for tho custody of the two re
mainlng children. Mrs. "Doying was giv
en a divorce, custody ot tho childron and
property ln trustfor them.
Abrabatu G. Parker ,t Son's general
storo at Pownal was entered Saturday
nlgbt by four maskcd mon, who hlew
opon tho safe and eairied away conslder
able money pnd many valuablo papors. A
reward of 8100 is offoied for tho eapture
of tbe thlovos.
Guy Molgs' 15-year-old son, Jobnnle,
whllo swinglng a cano at St. Albans
Saturday, struok thehammcr of a loadcd
gun bebl iu the other band, whlch went
off, ahot away a part of one slde ot hls
faco aud broke hls skull. IIo wlll die.
The Vermont associatlon of Road and
Trotting Ilorso Breeders will hold its
annual mcotlng at Burlington. Wcdnes
day, January 13, at ono o'tlook p. m. A
incoting of tho executlvo eotnmlttco wlll
also bo held at the satno placo at 10
oVlock the samo day.
Tho J tnuary tertn of the Rutland coun
ty supremo eourt will begln Jannary 2S,
Cblof Justice Royco and Judges Powers,
Kowell and Walker sittlng. The docket
eonlalns tl cascs. Amou those aro tho
four lhpior casos against Jobn O'Nell of
Wbltehall. X. Y. , kuown as tho "jug"
cascs, whercin it is elalmod that O'Xeil,
who sent Hqtior from Whiteball to Rut
land parties "C. O. D." in jugs of two or
threo gallons. tocbnieally sold liqtior ln
vermont, tlie tinos ror wlilcli, lt tie ls aa-
iudeod irulltv bv
tho supreme eourt.
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1'rof. llarrett of St. Lawrencc county, N. V
.ipcaking of pulinonarv discasus, eayi: not one
dcsth occura now whcro twcnty lled beforo
Downs' Klixlr waa known. Over flfty yeari of
conetant auccosa idaces Downa' Elixtr at the
hcad of the long list of cough rcmcdics.
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very healinir and aoothing but IU odor li not at
Don'l ituffer with indlgaitlcn, um BaxUr'a