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rUDUflllEU EVKHT F11IDAT UV TI1K
E. II. THOltP, Etlltor nnd aianagcr.
1 ycar, In ndvunco Jl M
i Vrar. not ln ailvnnco 2 no
6 roontlis, ln ndvanco 70
g months, " 45
jj-Ily " ln ndvanco " ls mount bcloro tho yenr
eiplres. Altcr Jnnuary 1, 18S0, ALt, liapera wlll
bo dlscontinucd at thu cxplratlon ol tho tlmo paltl
Onocolumnl yoar .tllio.00
Ono-half column 1 ycar , 60.00
Ono-quartor coluran 1 ycar 25.00
liiiBlnc.Ra Cardaono-haU'lncli 1 vcar 5.00
lnch 1 yoor S.OO
rtoadinenotlceo.pcr llnc, oach lnscrllon. .10 cts.
FIJIDAY, DECEMBEli 25, 1SS5.
CON'OKLSS did qulto a little work be
foro it adiourued Xor thu holidays, nt
least ln tho dlrcctlon of preparlng bllls,
Oycr ono thottsand havo iilrcady bcen in-
troduced iu thc llousc, and not niuch
morc than half thc- States have bcen
heard from, clthcr.
Iliiiti: ls soiuc advicc which thc Xew
York Sun rcccntly gavc to fuerchants
Itwas intended for liollday consutnp-
tton, but wlth inimatcrl.il changes wlll
do for any scason of tho ycar :
Kcep ieally dcsirnblc and attractivo
goods, sell thcm at n modcrato prollt in a
situation that is favorable for trade. ad-
vertisc consitieuously in thc rijrht ncws
."., . n...l I
" " .r, :V'
bo conccrncd about that of nobody clsc.
no niatter how grcat n compctitor hc
uiav be. and vou wlll not fail to uct a
lively trade thc ncxt uionth.
Noticc to SunscmiiKits. This is thc
last issuc of thc 11kgisti:u in its prescnt
dress and make-up. Xcw typc, a new
dress, etc, have bucu procured, and the
new matcri.il is in thc olllce and ready
for use. But tho prcss has not arrivcd,
nnd possibly may not tlll carly ncxt wcek.
ln tliat casc thc ncxt issuc ot tlie papcr
wlll probably be a day or two late. We
regrct uiorc than any of our subscribcrs
can that It may be necessary to dolay
tlieir papcr tliis ouce; but tlie changes
we aro niaking arc cxtensivc, and, in
dcaling witli a nuinber of conccrns, it is
not always casy to gct things aiotind as
nuiekly as could bc wishcd. But we arc
certaln the result wlll be such as to make
aniends for a little tardincss. Thc papcr
has appcared promptly on tinic eyer since
it camc into thc hands of lts prescnt ni.w
agers, one week ouly oxccptcd, so that
our f riends can allbrd to bc paticnt with
U3 in tlie picscnt instanec.
MOUMOXis.M is surc to co to the wall, if
legislation can bring it about; and tlic cX'
perieuce of tlie pat ycar has shown that
a greal deal it. possible tlirouch this
tneans. Scnator Edinunds has introduccd
this scsion Bcvoral bills on the subjcct.
The last one of thcm providos that the
lawful husband or wifc of tlie aceused
may testify in prosccutions undcr the
United Statc statutes forbiguniy, polyj
amy and uulawful cohabitation ; that
cvery niarriage ceremony in the territo
ries sliall be certilied in writinir by thc
coutracting partles and tlie person per
formiug tho ceremony, and a failure to
produce such a ccrtilicatc in court when
rcqulred shall be punishcd by a llne and
imprisonment. it aboltshcs cntirely fe
male sullragc ln Utah: annuls all tlic
Utah territory laws which providc for
numoerlng or ulentilying votcs; pro-
vides that no illcgitimatc chlld born in
Utah aftcr tho passagc of this act sliall
luticnt any portion ol lts latlicrs prop
crty; annuls all the laws of Utah which
provido that prosccutions for adultery
can only bc commeneed on complalnt of
husband or wifc; provides for the ap
polntmcnt by the I'rcsldent of 11 trus
tees of the corporation knowu as the
Church .of Jesus Christ of latter day
salnts, who shall havccnual powers with
tho trustces and assist thc trustecs pro
vlded for ln thc laws relatlng to said cor
poration nnd who, togcthcr
trustces, shall annually or oftcncr make
a f ull report to thc 6ecrctary of the in
terior of tho operations of said corpora'
tions. It provides for tlie institutlon of
suits by tho attorney gcneral for forfeit-
uro of property held by corporations in
violation ot the polygamy act of July 1,
1882, said property ro bo sold and tho
procccds applied to thc bonelit of the puU
lic scliooU of tlie territory in which tlic
property may be; makes it unlawful for
the Utah lcgislaturcto crcateor rccoijnize
ln any way any corporation or assoclation
for the purposo of bringlng ncrsons Into
thn territnrv for nnv in.inf.sn wiint.,..r
j j ,..,.
and annuls nll laws incouslstent hcrewith.
It dirccts tho attorncy-gencral to bring
proceediugs for tho dissolution of tlic
I'erpctual Emigration Fund comnanvand
the dispositlon of its (iroperty accordin,
. . "
to lawjtho rcstrictlng of Utah by tho
governor, secrctary and United States
udges; the punlshnient of adultcrcrs by
imprisonment not cxcceding three ycars,
and of fornlcators by imprisonment not
exceeding three months, or by llnes not
cxcecding 100, and grants ndditional
powers to tho commissioncrs appointcd
by courts and United States marslials.
Needham Post Xo. 88, G. A. It.. will
liold apublic installatlon of ollicers and
camp-flro at tlieir post room Jan. 7,
I8S0,at 7 o'clock p. m.
Tho drama, "Our Folks," whleh was
to come oll" this weck, is necessarlly
postponed till ncxt Monday cvonlng, tho
28th. The parts are well takcn, and a
pleasant cutcrtalnmcnt inay be expeeted.
l'renarntlons nro tnaklng foraChrlt-
mas trec in thc M. E. church.
AU tlio wood ls belng cntofl'thc Wtl-
cox lot, south ol thc vlllige.
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis SkllV lcft on Tues-
day for a trip to Xew York elty.
Uoth wheelwtiuht shops are having a
good run of work this wintcr.
Wlll Flnncssy, who was takcn nttltc
slck on Monday, is now ablc to bo about.
John Scars, whllc crossiug thc lake at
L'ort Franklin on Sunday last, broke
through thc lce. lioth hla liorscs wcro
Watson Ilntnllton was taknn slck with
inllatiimatory rhcuuiatism two weeksngo.
Getting bcttcr. lic wcnt ont, but was ta
kcn down again and is ln sorlous dangcr.
Tho ladlos of tho C. T. U. o ISrid-
nort wlll clvo a frco cntcrtalnmcnt, ln
the lutcrestof thocauso of tempcrance,nt
tho Congregatlonal church of this placc
Tnpsdav evenimr. Dec. 211. coniinonclni:
at 0 :30 o'clock, consistlng of a reading
from tho latest llterary produetion of
'.Tnsl.ih Allcn's Wife"' ontitled "Swecl
Cicclv. or Joslah Allcn as a l'olltleian"
and liiuslc. Old and youug arc cordlaliy
invitcd to bo prescnt.
Mrs. Martiu I'cck is no bctter.
Mrs. Delia Thoinas is lioino again, at
ter a flvo months' absencc.
Tho towu hall has recontly been pro-
vldcd with new seats and put in llne
,Vt this writim: (Wednosday) B. S.
Ficldls stlll alivo; but tliorc is no liopc
of his rccovery.
Thoso of thefarmcrs who have anuan
tity o potatoes storcd arc rejoicin,
bllY UL UUkilLUUS &IUIUU .llu l uiuillli u,v;i
the risc in pricc
Miss Eninia Scovcl is in Middlebury
taking caro of Miss Cora I'ortur, who is
slck with a fever.
C. M. Jancs tlirurcs out that in takln,
milk to the crcamerv this season hc has
travclcd over 2000 niilcs ; aud yet hc Is
well satisllcd with tlic result.
Slncc tlie elose of Mr. liuckman's sing
ing school, Mr. Jamcs Wing is kindly
sisting tho musle-loying youngsters to at
least to retain what thcy havi alrcady
Speaking of fast work, .Tulius Wllmot
& son tliis Jtall ihrcsheii liuu busiicis ot
oats and a quantity ot timotny ln six
and a half days, and uiovcd his inachine
Oo. Barton snent. last weck in Bos-
tou, and returncd Saturday niglit.
!cy. C. S. Sargent prcaehcd ln Ver
gennes last babuatli ln cxeliangc wttll
Thc Chiistnias caiitata was well ren-
dercd at tlic church last Wodnesday cv-
cning to a goou auilicnee.
II. C. llococ has hought tho goods in
thc store belonging to his brotlier's es
tate and wlll continue the busincsson his
Mr. and Mrs. ,1. It. Ilico of Bridport
were in town on w eilnesilay lat. l licy
wcrc going thcnou to Illiicl)iiif;li to muot
with a faiully gathcring at Chiitinas.
ticorge 1). Ilinman has sold his farin to
A. A. Farnswortli. .Mr. Ilininan is go
ing to travel this wintcr lor a nicrcantile
lit'iu and Mis. Ilininan wlll stop in Bur
lington wlth hcr dauirhtcr. .Mrs. l'alnicr.
Mis Alicc A. Ilinman, youngcst
daughtcr of the late Judge llluinau, has
sold hcr inti'rcst iu hcr f.ithcr's c.tatc to
Dea.J. C. Wilder, l'r.. and wife of Char
lotte. The priee paid is reported to be
$2150. It is not knowu whetlier Dca.
Wilder wlll coinc theru to live or otlicr-
Mrs. W. Whittemorc is nuitc sick with
Thc lyeouni hero will open for the win
tcr on Tucsday cvcning, thc 2'Jth.
Miss llattio Chandlci, who has been
very ill with mplitucria at her grand
fathcr's, Dca. J. U. Kirby, is improviug.
Ui to date very little snow has re-
maincd, and such little as we now have
will not give niuch aecess to our tiiubcr
lots on account of lack of frost in thc
A fcw niglits ago your correspondent
was agrcpauiy suiprlseil to mect W. II.
Farr, who i in tlie blacksinith busincss
at I'otton, r. Q. IIo rcports hlmsclf as
doing well, despite thc hard times.
Slnco tho last report uiarrvinir and civ-
ing in niarriage has bcen the rulo hore. It
is conlldcntly predicted that Iu tho nenr
futuro othcrs will do likewisc; and it is
also said that one or morc of thc hannv
L ul" lo l,a 10 6eltl
A few cases of siekncss in towu, most
oi tnein wnoo)ing cougli.
ICate Ilubbard is teaching gchool in
Leicester tlie part callcd Jerusalem
Judgo Abcl Walker Is fiultc sick at this
timc. It is quite unfortunatu for hlm. as
lie liad a very importaut suit to be tried
at this term of court.
H ls understood that Georgo Carpcn
ter atui lauiiiy aro soon going haci:
aro soon going back to
Dixiu to live. Mrs. Carpentcr has never
oecomo really acclimated hcrc.
Lewis Bisctto is buying and slilpphv
potatoes ami onions from this station iu
., T,"tr. 1,, ,,,, Il.la 11....
entcrprise ; ono heating lasts ten days
Several of our young men who aro at
tcnding school iu Brandon arc homc now
to spend tlio vacation. Among them
1 ...... I1....I...... TI1 T ,, ll 1
mu lll-l IJCI b Xiuillll'9, 11UIII V 11 UUS IllUl
We hcar a good report of
all of thcm.
A. A. Pondand family aro to inovo to
Middlebury. What wc lose. Middle
bury wlll galn. The qucstion is, IIow
can wc gct alnng without thcmV Mr.
l'ond is always ready to buy anythlng
wo nayo ior tno maruet.
Fifty ccnts lor potatoes and S0 cents
ior onions was oiiered hero Saturilay by
Bisette & Wasliburn. This is just as it
should be. Bostou nnd l'rovidence mar-
kct report s quoto potatoes and onions
hlgher, aud our farmers ought to have
the buncllt of the rlsc iu pricc.
The chlckcn-pio supper at t he old church
Is to bo Thursday cvcning, Dec. 21. II
it docH prove to bo a suecess. it will bc
alinost a wonder, for tho youug people
have been opposed by n few of tho oldcr
members ln thu church ln this niatter,
uiitill they arc uearly discouragcd.
Tho untidy appcaranco of n Krizzly beard
rliould iittrcr bo ulloucd. UucLliiKliam'a Djol'or
tlie whUkers wlll rhungo tlieir rolortoa brown
ur black, at dlnrrctlon, nnd tlius keup up your
rupulaUou for neatueaaaud good looka.
ThoOliscrvaiit'e oT Us2(!5lli Aiinlversarj.
The 2(i5th annlversury of the landing
of thu l'ilgrims was obsci vcd iu Mlildle-
bury, as tlieday lias uecn lor tno pan u
years. The attcndance at the cxcrcUes,
wlilcli werc iieiu Jiomiay evenuig, noiii
thosc iu thu church and thu soclal
party that followcd, was niuch largcr
than uual, nnd thu allalr was more than
ordhiarily plcasant tbroughout.
This was thc prograinuio ot tno
i:xi:hcisrs in tiik ciiuuuii.
1. Voluutary and Anllicin. "Uloria in Kccl
Bls," Iltrtltolil Toitrs
11. Invocallon atvl HcatliUK ol Scripturu, Itv.
S. h. II. Spcnro.
III. Oile, "Tno UicaWliitf wavcs ilnehcil lilnli."
IV. I'rnvnr. llcv. .1. J. N'oe.
,V. ItuipoiiBC, "Oli, lctour mlnislliiK volccs
VI. Aililrnnn liv I!v. I. N. Tarbox. I). D.
VII. Doxolujry, "l'raisu Ooil from wliom nll
Hon. John W. Stowart presided. Tho
slimltiir was well donc by a doublu (inar
tct coniposcd of Mrs. l'itts, Miss Cady,
Miss Elca Stowart, Miss Bolton, IJr
Sheldon and Messrs. E. D. llowo, ,1. S.
Sclie nnd E. L. Allen. Jlrs. Mlner was
Tho portion of Scripture read by Ilcy.
Mr. Spearc was tho eighth chapter of
The addrcss, by I'ev. Dr. Tarbox of
WcstXuwton, Slass., wasunllke thosc of
fornu'.r ycars ln that it was dovotcd to
inatters of pprsonal rather than ireneral
hlstory. It dcalt chiclly wlth thc lnili-
tary hcrocs of carly Xew Eutrland days
tlie causes that lcd tln m to east tlieir
lot with tlic cmit'rants, tlieir achievc-
uients and thetr charaetcrs as nicn aud
soldlcrs. Ainong tho captains tlius dcs-
criiied wcru Miles btandisli. Underhill
and I'atrick, all euiploj-ed by tho Massa-
chusetts colonists to comiuct tlieir mill-
tary operations; Liou Gardner, John Ma
son and othcrs who wcro promincnt in
tho wars which tho llrst XcwEnglandcrs
wntrcd wiili tlic liulians. It woulu bi
Imposaible in any abstract to give a fair
Idca of thu addrcss, o wc sliall attempt
nothlug more than to stato its gcneral
drift. The speakcr leferred to the fact
that, thoutih tho l'ilgrims dld not bc-
licyc in tho observancc ot (Jhiltinas,tliat
day and thu annlvcrsary of tlieir arrival
eoiue very near togetner. ih!it preju-
dlcc of tlie l'ilgrims was one ol tlic little
things of tlieir faith and praotice, The
grcat principles which thcy sought to
maintain have grown mto mstitutioiis
and thcse unimportant things arc lor
gotten. Werc the rilgrims now allve
thcy would celcDratc Lhristinas as wc
do. llcclosed by reading this Christ-
mas liymn of his own compositlon :
O nUht nf niglits' crown ot tlie Katlieruil aKCS,
Tlic mtglity drcam ol lonj;, pioplictip, yuars,
Tho hoarv secre. tlio ancit'iit .ilnt aml wiireH.
Watclicd ior tliy uoining tliroiinli tliuir paticnt
O lioly niglit! celpstial bellj aro rincinj,',
Aml ncatun Lvncid iiotvn uioiwaiuu.
From airv hclKhts tlio aiurel baii'lfl arc siiiKini;.
Aml llciblclii'in'a lnllstlic uclioing btraina rc
O sllcnt niirlitl llio miii't dcws aro falllnir.
And mommgiu urouiis o cr raio ami iiiounuu
Thc wakciul slicphcnla. cacb to othor calllnir.
uuarii uirotiKii inc mKiiugni iioura ino gcntic
l) womlrous ntclitl von raovlnB etar is tracins
Its lonllv panuvav tiirouisii uie r.iHtcrn sklca
ind nos Itbtonils, with licavculy bplcmlur, gr.ic-
riie liumblu ilwclllng wbrsru Iho yoims Chibl
O niRlil ufjoyl tbc ycar to cmno shall bnglilcn
liciicaui uio nuiKiwcci iiKiu in jscuilcli:m
A l'rlncc is born.w'liosoxeiillcsway hall lishb
Thc Uunlpncil racc, aml stlil thc uoho ol vrar.
Tlie ladies' social party was held in thc
lccturc-room of the church Immediately
it tlic closo ot tnesu exerciscs. A bount
iful suiipcr, such as is always to bu had
upon thi'so occafions, was servcd aftcr
rrace liau been said by Kcv. IJr. u. C
Mclutlru of l'ittsfoid.
A duet by .Mrs. ritts and .Mrs. .Miner
came llrst on tho prograinuio aftcr thu
issemblage had again been callcd to or
Xtw IZnylatul I'titriottim
Not dutV nor beautv its i.iaiou shall mock
t'rosh from thc iiiounlaiii, purc Irom thc rock
was the llrst toast proposed by Mr
btewart, who presided and callcd upon
Itev. Dr. Wobber to rcspoud. i;r. cb
ber's rcmarks were full of good hits and
Acxt camo a song by .Mr. tuller or
Bnrlingtou, the tcachur of vocal music
Hcr ulelioat honora wilh nobleat mcmoripa aro
was tho second toast of tho cvcning. M
Slado, who was down to rcspoud, had
gono out of town and Mi. Stewart spok
brielly. hilo llstenlng to the addres,i
which the condition of carly Xew Eng
land had been so vivldly brought out, hu
rtiis led to tiiiiiK of tlie country as it now
ls. His obscrvations ot lts reprcienta'
tives and repiesentative inen nt 'a-hlng
nation's permanenee than hu h.ul li;m be
foro seeing thcm. With all their dlverl
ty of lntorests, scctional and coinniereia
they flrst of all aio cltizcus of these Uni
ted tjtates. lhere is no reason why any
ono should apprehendany l.icKol patriot
Ism on tho part of thoso who rcprcicut
thu various sections or thc uuiou.
Thcn a quartet. mado up of Mrs
Miner, Mrs. l'itts, Mr. Stewart and Dr
Sheldon, sang a song, Miss Stuwart play
lng tnu accompammcnt.
Itov. 11 r. Spearo read this poein, writ
ten for tho occasion by Mrs. N . W.
Wliilc.calmly trlow tbolslara of peace above,
Aml bclls thcir I'chocs Iling Iroui tnvvcr aud
We curtnl tlio a.icred blirliic ol I,aw and I.ovo
Our I'llfjrnii liirlliriht.l'iciilom'sr.lio.tu homcl
Ak'.iln in llKlitcd lnlU of aiirlh aml don
Vc cateh llio echo that the ceuturics kecn.
And lilcss anew tlic li T"ca iirand and stroin:
hosc notesol triumpli sivept tho storiny dcepl
Oh darkly fell llio ninlit of w e, tliat Kavo
1 ho fcw to iK'isceullon aml tho bea
Mut Uod, their lcadcr, calmcd thu wcatern wavc
Aml Kavo tlic shoroa they trod toLlberty.
Bcsidclhuir altars mosa-lmni; pineB werc ilim,
Their templo was thc uupillared doinc lieyond,
And I'lymouth oil Brcw cousecrato to Ihir.
Whoo mL'ht stlll kceps a umvcrco ln bnnd.
Unt lol tlie liours jrrcw dark wilh peril then,
The red man's war.cry etirred eaeli bllent delll
llut past thc battk'a slluck, pcaco auiiled ualn,
Aml citica rltc wliero trowniiie foroata lell.
R UkIoii llghla nncw hcr Bacrcd llamc
Tlll eliiireh-i-pires k'Um' in all our suuny land,
Sck" 'U aml l.euriilnir cpeak wilh glad aeelalni,
Whero Art and I'rogrosa haalou hand in h.ind.
Oh land wo lovu I blcst soll our fatlier's won I
Would lliut tliuir kindlinK uycs tliis mltiht seo
Tho fair Uepublic u lioso 11 f. i eorncr-btono
Waa laid wliou raiiK tlieir anthem wild and
All natinng liuiv iu Iiouiiko at hcr shrine,
A bond of hrotherliood nor boundariea IIo.
ltefiiKe lor thu oppresscd a slar lo hlno
With ndded lusler whilo tho years b byl
Wo niccl touiKlit, with siuilca aud ktndly choer,
Whero t'niea ofincllow uiuaie swectly ohann;
Ileaidc our l'ed il bo trd pcrll near,
No uiml-suept wave, or rock, or loo's nlarml
With L'ratclul pialse to God who rules above.
u hllo liL'lla their cclioca llinK from towur aud
Heroca we rruwu wlio pravo lo I.aw and I.ovo
Uur rilvriiu blrthnght Fre'doiu's cliopn
Mrs. Ezra Bralnerd read ''Tho Farson'g
Daughtcr," one ot tho nocms coutained
ln the volumc, cntltlcd "Aftcrnoon
oturs," by Mrs. Dorr ol lcutlaiul, and
lately piibltshed', and (Jlnis. JI. Wllds
rad "Itpvolutionary Tea," a hmuorous
poeui by Dr. Tarbox.
77is Orntor nftht I'.vening
Wlili all liu hanKlvuiii wc !upo for eoniPlliliiK
as the last of Iho toasts. Dr. Tarbox.
ln responding, said that thcre werc ycry
fe.w places so remoto from the seiib.iard
and thu scenu of the l'ilgrims, Hvch wheru
tliis uay ls so well oncrvi'u as in .Middle
bury, aud it ls au ihtitutlon which should
bu kept up.
A sonir hv .Mrs. 'ltts brotu'ht thuevcn-
intr's cutcrtalumcnt to an end.
Addison County Courl.
Tho Dccembcr term of tho county
court cauio to an end on Saturday nftcr-
The really Iniportant casu of the ses-
lon State agalnst John Klint resulted
n a dlsajireement of thu iury. It was
understood that. thrcc were lor convlc
tion nnd nlnc for acipiittal. The argu
mcnts of counselin this casu beganThurs-
lay and continued well into l!iiday.
ludgo Veazey's eharge was regarded as
xceiitionaiiy auie ami nnpartiai. rne
iurj' took the casc Frldiy atternoon and
werc kept upon ittiu baturuay aiternoon,
comitu: in for Instructiuiis twico iu the
meantlme, but ilnally it appearing to tlio
itisfaction of thc court that thcy could
not agreo, thcy were dlschargcd. Flint
was placed under S50 bonds, and his
irlends at onco lurnisneu surcty to tms
Aftcr the Flint niatter had hecn dis
poscd of trlal of a Vergennes trespass
aso, that ot I hompson agalnst btrong,
was Degun. It was ilnally continued
to tho ncxt term.
In the niatter of thc Klpton and New
Ilaven highways Ilon. E. J. Onnsbeo of
Brandon, Ilon. llcnri' Uane of Cornwall
md II. S. Jacuman of altham wcro ap-
iiointed counnissloncrs. Thcse aru iictl-
tions undcr act No. 11 of the lcglslaturo
of 1SS1, which proyidcs for State aid
n thc maintcnancc of highways in cer
Ucv. ,T. Mcryln IIull, lately of Wind
sor and well kuown hero. has ac
cepted a call to tho pastoiate. of thc Bap-
tist church at hingston, Jlass.
E, K. Brunelle. fornierly of Xow llavon
md this town, is soon to lcavo the cm-
iloy of O. A. (Junninghain ot Jtutland,
for whom ho has workeil seyeral years,
md "o to Clieyenne, Wyoming, whero
his brotlicr Ilcnrv i3.
Weslev llansard and W. L. Shanks,
proininent shecp mcn residing at Sweet
tirass, Montana, camc East a few wceks
ago to yislt V. I. Speare of Braintree.
Mr. Spearc brought them over to Ad
dison county and they spcnt several days
cxamiuing the lloeks" hercabouts. They
are now ln Canada with relatives, and
wlll pass tlie wintcr thcre, but aro likely
to rcturn to Vermont and purchase shecp
bofore their rcturn to .Montana, m thc
I'aels aud Opinlons.
Tho wonderful prosperlty and grnwth
of Minneapolis nro expiained. The town
has never Imd a Dcmoeratie newspapcr.
Atkins and thc N'crmont mat'liineseoie
:iuothcr victory in the appohiimcnt of
McGettriek as postma-tor at St. Alhatis.
A good Ied protest Irom loeal D"iuo-
crats is alirailv on lile airtiiisttlie liomin-
Uion Sjiriit'jfU Ul Iti jiuOlicaii.
A Covlngtim (Ga.) pupor annouiifes
that "MU l arrie Whllloek, the bcaiite- '
ous and vlvaeitative bi'lle ot ilnhy Mar-
ietta. is in the citv. the gucst ot Miss'
nnie l'ace ono of I'oviugtnn's maiiy
spliituelle, faieinnting young ladies." i
'Why fiould lett Wall Streef is tho
cantion'of an cditorial in the Xew York
ir-M, Without going deepor into thc ,
niatter wo are satislied wlth the theory
that it was lualnly because he dul not .-ee
liis way olearto taking it Milhhliu. Chi-1
Tho IJirmiinjhum MkUihI Jicvii ic tells
ofanold Ilighlander lio was ordered
by his doctnr not to exeeed two ounees
of spirit daily. 1 Iu asked hi son how
much liquor that was. 'Sixtoen draun."
was the reply. "What a guld dootor,
said tho llilander. 1'ilti and tell Don
ald MrTayish aud Big John tao cam
down the nieht."
The 1'iiritan did not sny with I.onis the
Fourteenth "I ain the -tate," but they
said Xo ouc man is the state; all men,
exercisiug cqual rights of speech and ac
tion are the State." Beglnning with thc
sacred Individual ilght in the hoine thcy
applied it to the church, tho school and
the town mecting, and. as (Jov. Uoliiu
son well says, the republie is the natural
loglcal chlld of the Xew England town
mecting. Huthmd Ilenihl.
The Xew England I'mncr says that
farniprs have ' settlcd down to the
convietion tliat the silo is a yaliiablo
auxiliary to the tock farmcr, cnabliug
him to beeome a little moro imlepeudent
than fornierly of unfavorablc weather
for curing and preervlng tho crops
crown. Tlie Massachusetts farmer who
cultlvates forty-llvc acrcs has fodder
enougli on hand to wintcr llfty head of
cattle ,aud will sell his best hay at 20 a
Thero is notliing in Japan odder and
prctticr than the bright-eyed, clean-faced
Japanee school-eliildreii. These bewitch
ing babie.s have the lilc.il sort of a sehool
room, open on nll sldes to hcawn's
breezeR aud suushlne, wlth no pnintcd
or ground windows to keep them from
seeing all that gocs on inthe little world
aroiind the scbool-housi). Their school
begins at 7 o'clock on these suiumer
mornings, and they havo a long rcecis of
lour hours at noon betoro they nlcU up
their tnsks again. Ht. Luute Olobe'Dtm
MllS. SIDNKV IIISMAN
Tlic iloath ( Mrs. Hiumau touclicxl n wido clr
elu ol rclatlon aml lucnds. licl.iled ns hu was
t' s'Jine il llie lcadiiiK l iiuilies in Cornwall, nnd
pnrnectcil wilh maiiv iu .Now Ilaven, she will bo
miNSud aud iiiourned by Ihoau who kn.'w hcr
well aud lnved her IIcrliul.iud,lliulalc JudKC,
iiicil uio tiii oi iiuiv. no iiuu uorne au uiu uon
or aml Iruats lh.it wcru iu thu fitlt ol thu town
nnd hoinu from tno ciuuty. Ills wllu had
eharud in all hla liouurs, hornn her part la his
strui.'Kles aud eouhl nt loni; lio sunarated froin
hlm eveii liy douth. bho waa allaeked wilh t iat
dieaao that ls so fatai ln our lamt, pucuinonia,
whilo atleii'iiinr hcr iprotner's lunvrui iu uorn
wall. That brolhur (llio lato Mr. nampson, of
uii'ikP iiuain anu laniiiy your coiuuins Kavo au
account luw tveeka ni;0 had purpoacd to speud
the wintcr uilh lna sistcr, Mrs. lliuin m, but erii
tlio wlnter c.uuo both h.ul passud lieyoud tho
land of wlntcis. Mrs Ilinman wlll be inisscd ln
her homo nnd ln thc church, nm! ln that band oi
older one who si'otn to ctni to ench olhcr
laml of wlntei s. Mrs Illnmali wlll ue inisUil ln
moru as thcii' niiuibi'W iliiiiininh Thu luueral
servlco weru comlucied by Iho paslor,aialud ly
Hrv. M.( Slclibius oi Cornwall, lie sp'kc
nio-t lllliiiuly uf her irustln licrlasl hours aud ol
Uiu Inlluuiice that a Christiau anceslry has uimn
their poeienly. Mrs, Ulniii'iirs dautdilcr Aliro
has lliusyiuiulliy ofall iu lln.
both futbcr and uiolliur,
r.x-aovs. iiali, and flbtciibii.
Ilon. Illland Hall and Ilon. Ityland Fletcher
lioth ox-Kovcrnora nf thla State, dlcil laat weck,
tlio lornirr at tho humn of hla son, Clmrlos ln
Siirlni'fleld, Maaa., on Friday.iiml tho lattcr at
lil' lionm ln Cavpnillsli on Saturday. Mr. Hall
waa a n.illvo of UcnnlnKton, wliero ho waa born
.iiuy 20, ,;i.i tho reconi oi nia nro la, in hrlef:
IIo nt ailmitled to tho bar ln lsll), clertcd to tho
Htato leirlalaturo in 1817, waaa inemher ofCon
Kresa Irom lhSl to IHCI, Statu bank commlBalon
crfrom 1841 to lnW, waa lour jearajudito of tlie
aiiprcmc nuurt, ln 18'i0 was annointed eccoml
roiiiptrollcr ofthc Unlt' d Slatoa Iro.isurv, from
is.il to lf.l waa lanil coinmieamncr for Uuirorn.
la, waa Kovernor of Vermont In IS'J and lSiJO.
Ijorcriior Hall waa ilclcvatc to tho pcaco cou
lrrcm ln F.'bnurv. 1801. waa nrealdcnt of thn
Vermont Hiatorlcal soclety for twclvo vearf, and
wa- dio morliiK snlrlt in tho Hciiiiliiutoii llultlo
.Monuincnt anaoel illon. Ho waa vlcc prpalilcnt
of the .'"v E.inl.ind Hlatiric.il and OoncaloRh'al
Hocicty ior iwcniy.iivo years, ami waa llio auinor
iii n nimory oi verinoni. uov.'rnor liau main
. tuliicd his rcuiarkablo vlitorof mliid aml Ixnlv tn
Uiu last. 111a protost nKalnst llio rhclpa plan f r
ino iicnnniKioii iiioiiinncni ptiuiiancii uurin tno
preaciit ear, is htrlkliiL' catlniony to the r' ni irk-
alilo enduranco of lna tntellect. Mr Fletcher
was liorn in UavPiidtsh ln 170S. Ho waa a farin
cr. aml followcd that buslncaa all hla lile. ln thc
days ol tho antl-alavcry atritation lie waa a nrom
iiicnt advoc.itool tlic vaiiac. After Imvinir scrrcd
n s aiaio scuaior, uu was, in isoi.cicctcd llcutcn
nnt-xnrcrnur on thc ticket hcadtil by .ludge
btephen lioyep.nnil serveil unlll laoO, wbcn lie
w ts elcclcd by tho frco sod party the twentv
slxtli Rovcrnor of Vermont and ecrvcd untll 18M.
iiy tno iicatna ot thesc mcn lour ot thn 13 cx-cuv
crnora of tho Stato who werc llvini slx months
nifo arc taken away. Tho othcr two who bavo
dlcd this ycar are .lullus Lonvero of oodalock
nnd .lolin II. 1'aKCOf Rutland. Thoso now liTlng
aro Frcilerlck Ilolbrook of Itrattlcboro, J. Orei,--ory
Sniilli ol St. Albaue. l'aul UlllliiKham ol Wa
terbury, John W. Htcwnrt of Middlebury, (.corKO
W. Ilcndec of Morrisville, Horaeo Fairbanks of
St. Johusbury, ltedllcld l'ror.tor of I'roclor, Itos
well Farnbaia of Ilradford and John L. ll.irstow
vNcrvc-lifo and vljror reatorcd In men aud
men by usliur tlllmorc'a Aromatlc Wine.
"I chccrlully rommcnil
It did new lll'o aml viiror aend
TliroiiKli tliis wak I'rame of mlne
It diil for nll my Btomach'a 1 1 1 a
Moiu than thu doctnr and his pllls.
ALSO A FINE LINE OF
&o., JUST 11ECEIVED.
CHAPMAN & CO.,
The Casli (Mhicrs aml Fiirnislicrs,
NEXT 1JEGKWITJ1 & CO.. AIIDDJ.EBniY, VT.
My Customers and tlie liublic gen
orally that 1 hsivc niove
of fiiniitiirc from
wliero I liave
tciul to kccp
ample room and in-
A FULL LINE
I shall liorcafter dovoto my whole
timo to tho busincss and at all
times be on hand to show
and quote prices.
That I may not havo on hand 1
will checrfully ordcr for customcrs
at a small advanco from cost. I
also can' a larcc lino of
which I shall sell at nriccs that will
nbanknipt any man's estatc.
FREE USE OFA GOOD HEARSE,
Wood, lunibor and most kinds of
country produco taken in oxchango
for goods. I ain also agcnt for tho
VERMONT LIFE INSURANCE CO,,
and if vou will eomo and sco mo. if
' . '
I Cilimot sell VOU a ell.llllber Slllt, I
I n . i-i i i
wiii insuru your uio anu inuno you
R. W. PITTS, Agent.
iliddlobury, Nov. 15, 18S5.
r's into I
lci,U3-KENWOItTliy-Iu Klpton, Dec. Ill'
John i , K lla of ballsbury, to Nellie A, Kcn
worthy of ltlpton.
Munsll, iikciI 81 ycars.
Dce. 10, Misa I.uclna
Vhcillby itm eick.two eto ber Cantorla,
mcn ahe wm a Chlld, she criod for Castorla,
VTicn slio becamo Mlas, aho clnng to Cattorla,
When ahe hxl Chlldrcn, the gTo thom Uaaloria,
H. H- ROSS, AJVl., Principal.
Iloardinc; Scliool for Iloys. Thnrouoh prnpara
tlon for ltu9incsanrCollee. Mllltary Drlll. l'u-
OnohcavyyokcofOXKN' lor fattcnlng or for
work. Cncap for cash.
Lincoln, Vt. K- S. STEAUN8.
DISSOLUTION OF COPARTNERSHfP.
Thc flrm knowu as Ilrooks & Noland, palntcra
Is this day dlasolvcd by mutual consi'iit.
, , JEItOME NOI.ANO.
Middlebury, Vt., I)cc. 4. Hsl.
ta-llnsineaa will be continued byS, Ilrooks.
IN LAROE VAKIETY AT
Neither timo or Spaeo to go into details.
Aro closo upon us aml tho piiblic is in
vitcd to call and
Examine our Stock
Ilavo ouly to say thnt will guaran
AS LOWASANY FIRM IN THE
Wo sliall not iiennit our Im nicdiato
Competitors lo heat us as longas wo
can get cost for goods. You
cau depeml upou this.
WE WILL MAKE ALL OUR STATE
B-Sulisenptions to newspaper.s and
poriodicals to any addrcss until Jan. 1 nt
about wholesalo prices and cxpenso of
Dcc. 18, 'S5.
A COjIPLETE STOCKOF
BLOCK, frt) t o Trii