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JANUARY 1, 10O3.
THE BANNER AND REFORMER,
NEWS OF BENNINGTON TOLD IN BRIEF
Mrs James Bowen of Dorset vijited
frlonds horo Saturday. . '
Tbo infant chlld of Mr and Mrs
Louis Rickort ls dangorously Ul.
Mrs A. E. Hubbard of Rutland is
spending Now Yoar's wlth frlonds In
Mrs Robort Jolmson of Oardnor,
Mass., is visiting friends jn the vil
logb. Mrs D. A. Rifenburg and son lcft
Slonday morning to pass a fow weeks
with her parents in Middlebury, N. Y.
William H. Nichols has boen in
Hoosick Falls sovoral days puttlng in
'eloctrlewiros for lighting a houso now
in process of orcction tbcro.
Miss Ircno Gravos is spending tbo
holiday season wlth relativcs in Pitts
field, Mass., and Miss Sally Graves
is with relatives in Hoosick.
Stephon Gleason of Woodford, woll
lcnown in this village, is conflncd to
liis houso as the rosult of Injurlcs ro
ccivcd whllo falllng on tho leo a few
Tho Fortnlghtly meeting will occur
this weok Saturday, January 3, 1003.
Subjoct, "Our Nolghbors and Their
"VVays." Chalrman of the aftornoon,
Miss H. L. Norton.
List of lotters reraainlng uncalled
lor in tho postomYC for tho week cnd
ing Dooember 30: Wm Burgoss, Chas
Davis, A. G. Smith, H. W. Thomp
son, Mrs J. Frahcls AUlston, Miss
Sadie Dovcnburgh, vMlss Ellzabeth
Tho B. B. B. class 7 of tho Baptist
Bible school was ontortatned by thoir
toacher from 7 untll 0 Monday evon
ing. This was tho uhith annual ro
coption of tho class. Tho class prize,
a sot of boxing glovos, was awardod
to James McLaren.
A ninnbor of perspns in the villago
havc received from Jolm L. 'Flagg,
now a rosident of New York, copios of
a book of poems recently issued by
hlm. Ho was formorly clork of tho
United States Senato and a frequent
visltor to this villago.
Mr and Mrs Olin Scott gavo a din
jier yesterday in honor of Frank Houso
and Mrs Beebe of Coburg, Ont., who
aro visiting Georgo B. Lawronce and
wife, tho lattor being a daughtor of
Mrs Beebe. Tho invited guosts in ad
dition to thoso abovo mentioned woro
Mr Lawronce and wifo, Georgo Albro
and wife and Mrs Lyman W, Clark.
Ipn' Klicumatlc PilU nbsolutcly curo rhcu.
matltm&ucuralgia Enllrelj vcgctable. Safe
ood ClTTEH for sale, nearly new, blauk
T cts and robes, cbeap. jofm lllckert.
'W'XSTKn. Glrl for general housnwork
tY apply to Mrs George II. Jepton, 8oott St.
WAJiTKDi-Wood chbppen. -Apply to
C.rant Harbour at I. K. Olbson's store.
We can givQ yoa bettei val
ne for your money thnu nny
regular Furstoro iii tbia section
of the couutry. '
A saving to you of at leant
$5.00 un overy coat.
JRITCHIE 6LQGK - BENNINGTON
Miss Mary Hlckoy wont to hor homo
in Danby to spend Christmas.
Arthur McNaugnton is visiting a
sistor in Mechanlcville, N. Y.
Mr and Mrs T. Harry Southall woro
in Pittsfield Suuday visiting relatives.
Bradford Godfroy, son of Mr and
Mrs Fred Godfroy, is Ul wlth diph
therla. Miss Loulse T. Purdy of Manchester
is spendlng a week as the guest of Mrs
H. L. Stlllson.
WaltcrPatterson, Frcd Rlckert and
Fred Knapp, all formor employes of
tho Valontlno Knittlng company, have
socured posltlons in tlio Brooks Knit
tlng mlll at Cohoes.
Danlol B. Keeler, for som tlmo su
perlntendent of tho Glover Knittlng
ralll in Waterford, N. Y., has been
appolnied suporintendent of tho Brad
ford Knittlng mlll of this villago.
By'tho torms of tho last will and
testnment of Mrs Patrlck Toomy, lato
of Cohoes, the property, valuod at
about $3000, ls dlvlded botween hor
three chlldren, of whom William
Toomy of this villago ls ono. Mrs
John Lyons of Cohoes is executrlx.
Tho houso on Church placo In North
Adams In whlch Mr and Mrs C. Well
ingThomas and Frcd D. Burt, who
aro tcraporarlly in that city, havo
rooms caught llro about 1) o'clock Sun
day ovoning from a defectivo chlmney
but tho blajto was soon oxtingulshed by
tho use of hand chemlcals.
Tho F. M. T. A. B. has olccted thcse
ofllcers for tho comlng torm: Rev A.
J. Barron, splrltual dlrector ; John
Gibnoy, presldont; Davld T. Murray,
vlco p'rosiilent; Herbort Daleyi record
Ing secretary; John Meredith, corro
pondlng secretary; Thomas Loughlln,
tlnanclal secretary: Thomas Morris
Superlntendont Hnnnon of the Sol
diors' Homo wont to Chelsea, Mass,
Monday, and took back to tho Massa
chusotts Soldlors' Homo, Oyrus Prea
cott, who dosertod from that instltutlon
sovoral weeks ago and who, whon bd
turned up horo, had both feot frozen
and was othorwlso frost bittcn. Ho
has fully rcoverod from tho olTects.
Tho six-round sparlng match bo
tween Goorgo F. Klnoaid of Hoosick
Falls and P. F. Rocho of Westfield,
Mass., at Academy hall last Friday
ovoning was the best ever seen In town.
The men are well matohed and both
aro olovor boxors. Kinoald, liowever,
had the best stnying power.s. Blows
had no ellect upon him and h,o won
out in the fourtli round. Edwhrd Illg
gins was roforeo. About 200 wore
Mrs Frank Peckhum recoivod paln
ful Injurios Friday evenlng, Sho was
comlng aoross Main st when a slngle
rlg In whioh wore Frank Smlth and
Oscar Gates oame down Maln st at a
fast galt. The wheels woro rubber
tirod so that she did not hear it ln
tlmo to get out of the wny and the
young mon apparontly had not oh
served her. Sho was struck, knooked
down and drngged a short dlstanoe.
Sho was up around tho houso Monday.
The noxt attraution at the Opera
House, nfter the performance tolnor
row night by Vogel's minstrels, will
Iw the popular Irish comedlan and
sn-eet slnger, Andrew Mnck, ln. his
latestcomedy success, entitled "Tom
Moore, whioh he is playing this weok
in New York olty. Tliis will be Mnck's
first vlsit to Bennington since he be
came a star, and local theatre patrons
are anticipatlng hia appearanco hore
with conslderablo pleasure. Mack's
dato is January 20.
Miss Mary Scott, daughtor of Mr
and Mrs Charjes Scott of North-st,
has been soriously ill for the past fort
night with acuto inflammatlon of tho
stomach, and it is thought sho will be
compolled to undorgo an oporation in
a hospital lieforo her recovory can bo
complete. About two weeks ngo, ln
attempting to swallow a peanut, Miss
Scott sulTered sevoro paln and tho
physiolan who was summonctR found
that the little particlo had lodgcd in
tho oesophagus and ho had somo dif
flculty ln removing it. Her serlous
The January number of the New
England Magazine opens with an ar
ticle on "Boston's Playground Sys
tem," by Joseph Leo, whose connec
tion wlth many of tho publlc phllan
thropios of Boston is guaranteo of its
accuracy. The cvolutlon of tho play
ground, from what its namo puro and
slmp'lo Implios, to tho suporvised ath
lotic fiold, gymnasium, and outdoor
kindorgarten that shall wiold a correct
mental and moral influcnco ovor tho
city youtl, ls a problom as yot only
partly solved, but what progress tho
city of Boston has alroady mado and
hopes to galn in tho futuro is Intorost
Ingly shown by toxt and illustratlons.
to a sudi'en c'lmatlu cbnnRO produces cold In
tbo bcail und ctarrh Is pt to foiiow. l'ro
vl 'ed wlth B y'a Cr. am Tlntta youaronrmed
ngalnBt Nsi-ni . Catarrh. Prlca f30 centa at
rtiirirfsls. or E y Hrotlicig, D0 Wnrren Street,
New York, will mall H Tbo Balm curcs
Wltbout pain, dOfs not Irrltate or caue
gpprzlng. It aprfads itne'f over an Irrltatn'l
and snpry nurface. relif vlng Immcdhtcly tbo
palnfuripflammatlon. o'cansoi and cures.
t'rcnm Balm quickly curcs Ibocold.
Joseph J. Daoy 11a homo from, Bos
ton for tho holiday season.
Miss Amy Surdam was the gucst of
frionds ln tho villago Christmas.
R. J. Ovips of Schencctady was hero
ovor Sunday -visiting hls parents.
Miss Sarah Little is passlng the
holidays with hor brothor in Troy.
Loster Nichols is homo from Brown
Universlty spendlng the holidays.
The graded school re-opens next
Monday after tho holiday vacation.
RussellC. Graves ls in Brattleboro
for a fow days visiting friends thero.
Miss Mary Thompson went to Arl
ington and spent Christmas wlth
Dr Georgo Partridgo of Burlington
came homo and spont Christmas with
John Parrish of tho R. R. Y. M. C.
A. at East Deerflold, Mass., was homo
Luman Novils and wlfo of Spring
fiold, Vt., is visiting tho former's
Hon A. B. Gardnor and Chas Bar
bor of Pownal we're among the vlsltors
to tho village Friday.
Edward Wickwlro of New York was
here Christmas visiting his aunt, Mrs
Kato Green, on Imperlal avenuo.
A social danco was givon at Armory
Hall last night, Butts' orchostra of
White Creek fnrnlshed the muslc.
Frank McMahon from Troy and
Chas Dwyer from Bollows Falls spent
a part of last weok at thelr homes hero.
Waltor Wells of New York, former
ly a woll known shbo clork Of this
place, is visiting friends in the village.
Chas Rocho, supcrintondent of the
Metropolltan Llfo Insurance company
at St Albans, was homo for Chrfstmas.
Charlos G, McNary, wifo and chll
dren spent Christmas wlth hor parents,
Mr and Mrs Androw Foster of Beech
Miss Mamlo Lonorgan, who was ln
a Troy hqspltal sovoral weoks, return
ed homo last Wednosday afternoou
Gorman & Ford's dranmtio company
aro booked for a weok's ongagemont
at Library Hall beglnning next Mon
day evenlng, Jan. 6.
Dr Chas F. Hoaloy aud Thomas J,
Healoy came homo from New York and
passod Christmas wlth their parents,
Mr and Mrs M. C. Healoy.
W. S. Wilkle, wifo ahd baby of
Schenectady woro guosts of Mr and
Mrs Wm MoDonald at Bennington
Contr most ofjast week.
Miss Florence Walbrldgo loft last
week for Bainbridge, O., whore sho
will spond soveral weoks visiting her
slster, Mrs ttarold Harmon.
James and Frank McDermott, Fraqk
Guiltlnan, James Ryan, Jamoe Nolan,
James Murphy all came from Sohoneo
tndy and spont Christmas at their
Panl Goldsraith and wife of Troy
were ln the village last week and re
mained over Sunday visiting his
brother, R. O. Goldsmith, and his
mother and sisters.
A special chartered oar fllled wlth
young jieople came ovor from Hoosjck
Falls last Thursduy to attend Piof
Ilughes' twillghthop in Forestera' hall
and all reported an eujoyable tlmo.
A dinnor and entertainment will be
given at the Y. M. C A. rootns this
New Year's evenlng. There will bo
muslc, and an address by Dr L. L.
Daggott, president of the Assoolation
Trainlng School at Sprlngflold, Mass.
William Cronln, a luraberman,
whllo chopping a tree on tho mountain
ln Glastenbury, was struck by the tree
ln falllng ln such a way that both arms
and ono leg wore brokon. IIo was un
dor tho fallen troo quito a white bofore
he was discovered by hia assoointos.
Tho Banner and Reformet' wishea all
its readors a happy New Yoar. Thero
aro more of them than woro ovor bofore
cllcnts of a Bennington county nows
papor and whllo most of thom aro.un
known to tho writor, ho hopos to be
como botter acquaintod as timo gooson.
Tho fino momorial hall and tho
Childs tavern at Wilmington woro ap
propriatoly dedicated Monday even
lng. Tho program includcd ilve-min-uto
talks from formor and present resl
dents, Intorsprscd wlth muslc and
stereopticon.roproductlons of old-tlmo
faces famillar to chlldhood. This
momorial Hall and tavorn is tho no
tablo gift Of Maj Frcdorick W. Childs,
ono of tho most prominent citi :ons of
Braltloboro. Vnrious mombors of tho
Childs family havo beon noted for
yoars for tlieir publio spirlt and gonor
oslty, Nono havo beon moro public
splrltcd than Maj Childs and his
cousln Waltor. The most enthuslnstlc
Domocrat ln southorn Vermont is Rol
lln Childs of Brattleboro, raembor of
tho natlonal commltteo from Vormont.
Mr Childs is absolutely suro that
Judgo Parkor of Now York will bo' tho
Democratic candidate for prosldont
and will be olccted.
A neRlcctcd coilih Or cold may Icad to ser-
li,a innhtol nrfnntr trnillilca Tlnn'f tnLp
chanccs wben Foley'o Iloney and Tor alfurds
poricct secunty irom ecriuua tueuis vi a kuiu.
Miss Angolina Holloy of Dorset ls
visiting hor slster, Mrs William B.
Miss Joanetto and Mastor Arthur
Porkins havo gone to Rutland to vlsit
Mrs May J. Allen is wlth her daugh
tor, Mr9 H. G. Tabor ln Danby, for
tho holiday season.
Frod Konnon of Elmtra came homo
last Wednosday and spont Christmas
day among friends ln tho villago.
Mt Anthony lodge, No. 13, F. and
A. M., will work tho thlrd degrco at
thelr regular communication noxt
Tuesdny .evenlng, Jan. 5.
Conslderablo lmprovements and ad
dltions aro to bo made to tho residonco
of LeGrandTibbetts at Hoosick. Con
tractor J. T. Romington of this- placo
ls to superlntoud tho work.
I. E. Glbson foU on tho leo Christ
mas mornlng and hurt hls head con
sldcrably by the concusslon. Soveral
othorpartiCs fel.l tho samo day but
nono of thom got anything worse than '
a shaking up. !
Missos Katie Kelly, Mary Magoo,
Anna and Bortha Green, Llzzlo Mc
Mahon, Joslo Connors, Mamle Barron
and Barron Fitzgorald, of Troy, loft
Saturday aftornoon for St Albans, ,
whoro thoy will spend New Yoar's with
Mrs Charles Grnnfiold, a sistor of Rev
A. J. Barron of this placo.
, A dlspatch from Washington an
nounces that an annronrlatlon of $5000
has been mado for tho helrs of Thomas
C. Prentiss, who porlshod ln St Piorro,
Martinique, during tho Mount Poleo
eruption. Mr Prentiss was a former
residect of Vergennes and had friends
who reslde ln this village. ,
Commences Friday, January 2d, 1903.
Friday and Satiuday will be specially deyoted to tke
selling ofWoinen's Siiits, Cloaks, Capes, Storni Coats, Skii'ts,
Waists, Wrappers, Kinionas, Dressing Sacques, Lounging
Eobes, Furs, Cliildren's l)resses and Cpats.
PRICES ON ALL WINTER G00D3 ARE DOWN TO ZER0.
We're botmd to freeze tbem out. For tbe past week
Ve bare been yeiy bnsy ReclTicketing all tbe Blankets and
Conifortables, Warni TJndenvear and Hosieiy, Flannels,
Flannelettes, Robes and Skirts, Sweaters and Overjackets,
Glores and Mittens, in fact ereiy article of Winter Apparel
is now ready for you with a luclryr red ticket price.
MONDAY, THE 5th, WE CLOSE ALL DAY '
for a general overhauling and Red Ticketing of all other. stocks, irre
spective of seasonableness or saleableness.
This Annual Clearance Sale the greatest sale of 'the year
is to be most thorough in the.matter of price reduction. .
Every Article on our three crowded fioors, from Carpets to
Hair Pins, will be underpriced; seasonable and staple goods alike
regarclless of desirability or cost.
This is neither an "Hour Sale" or a "Ten Days Sale." Reduced
prices will prevail till goods are sold, but as assortments in many in
stances are necessarily limited, we advise you to Come Early.
Frank Uurley was homo from the
Albany Medloal coftogo for the holi
days. Waltor A. Sponccr of Watorvllet ls
passlng tho holidays wlth hls mothor
in tho village.
Miss Amy Cutlor, who is now toach
ing school in Now York state, spont
Christmas at hor homehore.
Mr and Mrs E. D. Wintorstoin, who
aro now located at Howarth, N. J.,
wore tho guosts of her parents, Mr
and Mrs John Brant, over Christmas.
All of tho Bennington colony in
Schenectady, who could manago to so
curo a vacation last weok, camo bomo
for Christmas. Among tho number
woro Dr Frank Gronnan, Wm Slocum,
Frank P. Guiltlnan, Frank Ryan and
Mr and Mrs Fred Tltus.
In tho caso of Elwin Randall,' a resl
dentof North Bennington, who was
killed on tho Hoosick Valley and Ben
nington Rallroad, December 20, Cor
oner Tarbell has declded that tho rall
road company ls ln no way responsl-
ble for the doath of tho victim.
In rosponso to sevcral Inqulrlos ro
cently mado tho Bannor and Roformor
would say that accordlng to tho ro
port from tho Adjutant Goneral's of
fice, Morrltt Barbor was retirod from
activo servico at hls own requost aftor
30 yoars servico, Juno 30, 1001, with
the rank of colonol ln tho rogular
JlemU ShoUld Kcver Aclio.
Nevor cnduro tbls trouble. Ubb at once
tbo remedy that stoppcd U for Jlrs N. A.
Wcb.tcrof Wlnnlo, V. 8he wrltn: "Dr
Ktnn's Now Ltfo I'll's wbolly curr d mo of
lck hcadacbes I bad suff rcd from for two
yfars.' Curo Hcadarhe, Constipatlon, 1J11
lousness. 23c at O. E. Olbsou'a drug Btorc.
Peter Harrington and wife spont last
Sunday with his parents, Mr and Mrs
Mrs F. E. Smlth and ' son, Mr and
Mrs Fred Lyons and two children vis
ited thoir slsters, Mrs EJraor Wait and
Mrs C. S. Morso, last Friday.
The Monday Evoning Euchre Clun
met this week with Mrs William Root.
Mrs Harriet Bradford is acting as
substitute for Mrs Honry S. Bingham
during the lutter's absence from town.
Tho regular convocatlon of Mt An
thony chaptor, O. E. S., will bo held
noxt Wednesday ovenlng, January 7,
in MasonicHall, when tho Installation
of tlio nowly olected ofllcers will tako
Slxtb. Ccfrps Post, No. 112, will hold
a joint installation of ofllcers wlth
SlxthCorp3W. R. C. on Saturday
evenlng, January 3. Suppor will be
served at 0 o'clock and a camp fire
will bo served after tlio Installation
Tho local banks begln tho new yoar
in good shape. Tlie First National
will dlstrlbute a flvo por cont dlvldend
to Its stock-holdors, and mako on ad
dition to Its surplus. Tho Bennington
County Natipnal distributes thrco por
cont and carrlos S400 to lts surplus ac
count. Tho Savlngs bank de.clares 1
por cent dlvldend and will add about
$1200 to lts surplus funds.
About 100 raembors and young per
sons of tho Methodlst church and con
grogatlon at Fair Havon surprised tho
pastor, Rov J. A. Atwell and wifo at
the parsonage Friday evenlng. A
beautiful Christmas glft was prosont
ed in tho name of the young peoplo by
A. L. Mincli, conslstlng of a finp
chlna dlnner set of 138 pleces.
A STEADY 1NC0IWE
Sfclnryorcommlsslonpnld weckly. -Our 12 0
oore nursery requlrea loonl and travcUntr ug
ents OTCrywbcre to dtsiwso of Its producta.
A Wo seed llno. WU1 arraoge for wholo dr part
tlme. Outflt freo. .We Ruarnnteo profltable
V,r2 P'easant cmployment tbo ycar 'round.
Brown Brothers Company, Rochester, N. Y.
A. R. 8
WILL BE AT
H. G. Juck's, West Arlbgton Tucs
day p. ra. and Wednesday a. ra., Jan. 0
and 7, tnd at C. A. Flcld's, Enst Arllng
ton from AV'ednesday noon to Saturday,
Jan. 7 to 10. All nccdlng
should see hlm. No chargo for tcfting.
1 ture to
Ely's Cream Balm
It cleanses, soothcs
and bcals tbo dls
eased membrnno. It
curcs Oatarrb and
MSSSol.tSS! COLD 'N HEAD
lt ls absorbed. Iloals and I'rotcots thoMom
brano. Restores the Sonses of Taste and
Smell. FullaUoSOo.atDruirBlsls or by mall.
Trial Slze 10c bv mall.
ELY DKOTIIERS. 68 Warren St.. Xew Yor
Owlnirto tbn hlrrh nrln ttt coA t fli.ill nnlr
clcan carpets llondaya and Tburedsys of
earb week, u. T. Cotirei: Steam Carpet