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15he Mid - Winter
Begins tomorrow morning. Greatly re
duced prices prevail on
Coats Suits, and Furs
Skirts, Capes and Waists
Children's Cloaks, Furs and Dresses
Women's and Children's Underwear
Blankets and Comfortables
Outing Gowns, Skirts and Drawers
Dress Trimmings and Laces
Dress Goods and Waistings
Outings and Flannelertes
Warm Slippers and Shoes
Men's and Boys' Underwear
Leather and Sheepskin Coats
Robes and Horse Blankets
Gloves and Mittens
Pontiac Shirt and Coqts
Every vestige of Winter merchandise
gets its marching orders today, Prices
reduced a quarter to a half.
Home Coupons given with cycry
cash sale We give them court
eously and willingly.
HAIlt-HEALTH nlways brtnra liack th natural and
beauttful color of youtli to gray, faded or bleached halr.
Glves new hfe nnd growth to thln hair. Prevcnts dan
druffand baldncss. lonot a dyo, but a hair food, and
nnaitiurlv rntnrpa arnv ha'lf to itS YOUtllflll COlor. A
hoalthful hair drqssing for men and womanj its uso cannot be dctected. See
how Mra. Mason, Nuttellburgh, W. Va,, was raade young again by using
"Find tnrWd f 1.50 for hteh end 6 bottks of
tent'tne. My hair wai o nray that I we ashamed for
Ilialth,a r.if hair cannat tl Jjund in myktad and 1 hare not Wcd aU ol one boUIe.
LARdO 6oc BOTTLES. AT LEADINQ DRUOaiSTS.
Free Soap Offer"
Cut out and lcn thla eonpon In fire dayi, tale It to tny of tba following drurejiu and thev wffl
Kiye you a larito Eottle of llay'a Halr-Health and a 35c. cake of liartlna ftedlcated Soap,
thebcM oap for Halr, Sealp, Coraplcxlon, Bath and Toilet.both for Filty centi ij rteular prlct, jsc
Redeemed by Uadlnir drueglrti everywhero at thelr hop only, or by the Phllo Hy
Speclaltles Co.. o UTayetto St., Ntwark. N.J., lthr with or wiihout oap, ty pre , urtpaid,
tn plala acaled packase on rccdpt of Coc. and thu coupoo,
RIIHDAUTRB Any ptnon purthating Haya Halr.Health
Nan ., llUAitMn I tt anywVcra In the U. S. who ht not bn
bcMfited, may have hli moneybaek by addreaJine Piulo tUT
SnciXLTit3Co.,aoLafyettc!'St., Newark, N.J. -
Addmt Rtmt ititutM. Imtltl en iavii.f Hat JUnHtaltk.
Podawtns OrunUU aupply tlay' Kflflic&IUl and rlsrflui oap In thelr bop otiy
lialr-IIcallh. I am delighted with th bettl
tnyono to tee mc.and Uing to young It almost
iiiii iiiminn , i i i
Georga Hwklna of Nev York was
homo for Ghristmas.
MIss Nellio Martin roturned from
MaBsachusetts tbia wcolc.
Mr Squlrca-baa not recovcrod suf
flcently to bo brought homo.
P. C. Eddy and famlly and Mlss
Alioe Johnson returnod to Rensseloar
on Cbristmas nlght. .
U.'M. Bottum and wifo and Misi
Julla Mattlson spont Cbristmas with
T. H. Dimlap and wife.
Miss Susan D. Munroe of the
Samaritan Hospital mado a briof vislt
to her mother recontly.
Mlss Edith Harris accompanled Mlss
Kathryn Virgol to hor homo at Whlte
hall, they roturned this week.
Jlr Graves of North Bonnfngton is
dblivoring the laundry in this villago
from Wrights at Bennington.
0. J. Spanlding book-keoper at the
Eagle Squaro Co's olllce wlll vlsit hla
parents this week at Morloy, N. Y.
The Woman'd Foreign misslonery
soolety meoting at the hooie of Mra L.
J. Barton on Wedncsday nezt Jan 6th
at 3 o'clock.
The old a4ago that as the days be
gin to lengthon the cold begina to
atrcngthen, ia truly being vorlDed
Mr and Mra Moon entertalned other
childron with their famllics, had a
famlly treo well laden and all had a
JessoEddy waa home from Pittsfield,
Mass., with his parcnta Mr and Mra
F. E. Rlco twp or thrco days at Chrlst
mas time, returnod to his dutles oa
On Thursday avehlng watch nlyht
serrlcea will be conducted. Soma
time durlng the ereaing the ofJQcial
board of tbe Sunday scbool wlll meet
and elect ofScora for tba ensuing year,
Mlss Susie Colo has a posltlon in a
New York Hospital. Sho ls spendlng
a short vncation with her parents Mr
and Mrs Peleg Cole. The Cole famlly
spent Chrlstmas with their son Wlll
iam in this tlllage.
J. y. Ball roturned Saturday after a
weeks vlsit with his children, Mra
Barnes at Barro, Vt., Edward Ball at
Fltcbburg, Mass., and his duughters
Allce and Margaret at Amherst, Mass.
Found them all well.
Desplte the stormy nlght the exer
cises at the M. E. Church on Thurs
day evo wore vory ploasant and the
house was woll fillcd. Tbere wore
Chrlstmas trees which wero for the
Sunday achool. All had an enjoyablo
Sunday servlees were vcry lntcrost
Ing. Kev W. C. Thompson preached
a Chrlstmas sermon in tbo morning
and a New Year's !n the evening. The
music was unusually good, tba select
ions wero-now nnd were very nlce in
deed refleotlngcredlt on the cborister,
J. S. Ball.
Charlos Willard of Mancliester is
visiting at John Hayos'.
George West spent Sunday wfth his
The Ladtos Ald Soclety mot this
week with Mrs Sarah Randall.
MIs May Wyman, who isattendln?
tho Nonnal scbool at Castleton Is homo
for the holidays.
Mrs Still and Mlss Wilklnson re-
main about tbo same.
Mlss Grace Androw is home from
tho Burr and Burton ssominary for the
Tommy Hayes wus at Harry Ran-
dall's over Sunday. '
At the Brothorbood meetinir last
Tuesday evening. John Ilayes was
ciiosen clmirraan and the followlng
onicers woro olected; Pres S. D. Mun-
ro, vlce pres, Jl. G. Kobprson, treas..
F. A. Stiokle, sec Robert Dewey,
In spitp of tbo storm a very plea
sant eveninir wa enioved at the
Christmas concert, The churoh was
vory prettrlly trlmmed with overirroons.
The program wiis Intoresting, and
812.76 was reamed from tbo supper
RevJ. If. Waeer returnod liomoto
North Troy last- week after havlng
spent five wet'ks In. the plaee holdlng
Leonard Mears has. .sold his farni
to D. J. fliggins of Albany and ex
pects to move his famlly to Delanson,
N. Y., where be has purcbascd a farm.
Scliool In Dlstriet No.l began on
Monday with Mlss Jennle Harrlngton
of Sonth Shaftsbury as tcacber.
Scbool la DIstNo. 2 began on Mon
daywlth Miss Martha Lawrence as
E. L. Lawrence had tbe mlsfortun
to cut his leg whllo choppingone day
Mr and Mrs Eugeno Stone aroreceiv
ing congratulatlons on the arrival of
a daughter Chrlstmas day.
Servicos in Union Church on Sunday
January 3rd at 3 o'clock In tho after
noon, Rov. S. if. Watklns ofllclating.
Miss Ada Kipp of Bennington spent
Sunday with Mr and Mrs Leonard
Shows the lesult of buying
Chas. Pottcr's Place
EVERYTHINQ FOR XMAS.
ish You All
BAPPY NEW YEAR
H. HARRY LEVIN
121 North St.
Louis Vico is boardlng at Mrs Al
Mr. and Mrs. Spraguo of Greenwlch,
N. Y., spent ('hristmas nt Faxon
('has. Illcks of Pownal is worklng
for his unole, M. O. Hicks.
Carlo ''ozzlo llas accepted a position
in Goodoll's store and wlll bogln hts
dutiSs Jan 1.
A. Bishop is travollng for n Pub
Notlcos havo beon posted fof the an
nual village meetlng which Is cnlled
for Jan G, 1004.'
Hugh Mozerall of Irving, Mass.,
spont Christmtis In town.
Geo Bomfs and famlly roturped tbe
flrst of the Weok from Athens, . they
drove both ways a distance of about
Mr Wright of the Abonague machine
works was in town Ttiosday instructing
11 omer Shippio as to the uso of his
5-horijp powor gasoline ongine. Mr.
Shipple is etiulpped to saw cord wood
at short notice. Partles requlring his
sorvices can leave wrd at C. Jl. Fnlk
ner's or Goodoll's store.
UermanNilo's famlly of Sbaf sbury
Mrs HonuanNlle's familyof Shaftsbu
ry, MIss Katliryn Niles of Bennington
Sherwood Haswell's famllly oft-North
oosick took Chrlstmas dinnor, with
Mr and Mrs GrantPenyr of Benning
ton. Mr Kcnneth and iwifb with their
daughter took the 6:30 A. M. car for
Little Fnlls, the 24th to spend Christ
mas with her mother.
Hyde L. Cross, who has bee'n travol
lng In thoWtstern nnd Southorn States
for somo time, solllng the Jerome Rlco
itCo's eeds, has returned to his home.
Mr Klldoy, who has.been on the sick
list for soma time ls impro'vln'g but not
ablo to work.
Tho funoral of the youngest child of
Wllllam Stevcns was beld at the house
Saturday foreuoon, Intermont at Map
le Grove Cemetery, Hoosick Falls.
Mrs Mlnnie Tuckhor had a Chrlst
mas gathering at her new house of
friends und relatlves among thoso pre
sent wero Mr and Mrs Potter of Sara
toga, Mr and Mrs Buck of Hoosick
Falls, Mrs Frank Eldred and famlly.
Tho dlnnsr was ali that heart eould
wlsh for, there waa a znutual exchange
Chrlstmas and New Years Greoting
tpBanner and Roformer and to thoso
fripnds in Ohlo, Indianna, West Vir-
glnna, Massachussets, Vermont and
New York who klndly romembered tho
North Hoosick correspondcnt to Ban
ner and Iteforrtser, Christmas 1903.
Butlntsi Sutton of 'Bptlit Churth Honday,
Tho annual meetlng of the First
Baptlst church wlll be held on Mon
day evening, January 4 tb, at 8 o'clock.
Keports of the work Of 1903 wi bo
givon and offlcers elected for 1604, and
other business transacted.
Members of the church and recu-
Jar contrlbutlng mombers of tho con-
gregation are entltled to vote.
I. O. O. F. ELECTI0N.
Orticcrt Eltctcd For Thc Eruulnj Ycar By
Stark Lodge I. O. O. F. held its an
nual electlon of offlcers Wednesday.
Tbe followlnsc wore electod to serve
the onsulng year:
Noble Grand, L. B. Parker; Vico
Grand, E. J. Stratton; Secretary,
Charles Maurer; Financlal secretary,
G. E. SUTonn; Treasurer, Edward J.
Mr and Mrs J. Rosa of Adams have
been visiting friends for a few days.
Mlas Eleanor Burt and Miss Kath
erlne Grey came home from Benning
ton Jast week to vislt their rolatives.
Guy Stone of North Adams made a
short vislt at tho home of his parents
Mra O. D. Amlraw abd adn Harold
of North Adams were guests at N. B
Case's on Christmas day. They rc
raalncd over Sunday visiting other
H. N. Shaw and famlly of Manches
ter, Eugene Andr w and famlly of Ar
lington, Mrs Soymour Ilard and fam
lly and Mrs Rose Sherwln had a
Christmas dinner at the hom of Mr
and Mrs Seymour Canfield Hard
About 27 particlpated in the festlvlty.
Mr and Mrs llasklns of North Ben
nington spent Christmas hero.
Snow Is falling this morning and
the prospect of slelghing is good.
ConcrcKatlooal Chnrch Note.
llie pastor will proach next Sunday
morning on "Tho Cost of Atonoment.
Immediately following tlie preaching
servlce, conununlon will be obsorviKl.
All members of tho church should be
present if possible.
C' E. sorvleo Sundav ovenlng at 0:30
Toplc, "Growth I Need."
Tho week of Prayer wlll be obscrved
by unlon meetlngs on Tuesday, Wed
nesday, Thursday and Fridayeven
Ings. Two tneotings will bo held in
oach church the order to be announced
lnter. This is an linportant season for
the church and individuals.
The Sunday scbool at its annual ol
ection made choico of the following
otllcersi Supt, Mrs G. A. Furniss;
Assistant supt, Mrs Lucy Dean; sec'y,
Loo Grout; treas, Ira B. Safford;
librarian, Mlss Ina Grout.
All who havo kopt the rocord of
tests and aUcnDnnco for the year are
roquosted to brlng thoir books to tlio
nitstor next Sunday for examination.
New books will bo furnlshed to all who
will use them.
Will all who ave in arrears in their
subscriptlon to the Verfllont Mission
ary klndly haud the amount to tliu
pnsttr as early in tbe year as conren
iont. NORTH RUPERT.
Mr and Mrs Wllllam Hall and two
daughters, Gladys add Ethel pass'ed
everal days, including Chrlstmas with
rttlatives iri Arlington.
Mr and Mrs Alvin Reed gavo a
Christmas dinner to a sraall party of
relatlves. Worth Reed M as thero to
onjoy the bountlful dinner. -
Mlss Anna Danforth of East Rupert
passed to her rest, Dec. 21, after n year
of sufferlng. Tho intermont was in the
cemetery Thursday Dec. 24,. Much
vmnath v is folt the boreaved fnmilv
In thelr great loss.
The teacher, Miss Julia Winchostor
and puplls enjoyed a Christmas tree
Mr and Mrs Brooks and famlly nass-
ed Chrlstmas wlih her parents, Mr and
Airs wtdoa.waK 01 Manchester.
Thomas Brooks was In Danby and
Wells last week on business.
Mr and Mrs Charles Phllllps- gave a
dinner Christmas about 20 rolatives
os and friends were present. Tbotable
was ladon with all sorts of good
tbings too numorous to mentton. Early
in tho evening thero was a Chris
tmas tree loaded with usful and beau
tlful gifts from young and old, Th6se
from out of town were. Mr and Mrs
John VV. Pnddock and children. Mar
tin I'addock, wlfe and children of Dor
set, and Chester Phllllps and famlly
Coagha, C0I1U and Comtlpatlon.
Fjw peonla realize wben taking
cou?b medioinoa othor than Koley's
Honny and Tar, tbat tbey cuntain opi
ates wliich are constipntinu besldes be
ing unBafe, partlcularly lor children.
Foloy's llonoy and Tar contalns no
opiates, is safe and sure and will not
constlpate. For salo by B. A. Qiiin-
BrUtlv tot Btqr SmkUts. f
Frank Htirley has gone to Boston.
for a f6w days vlsit.'
llrs Leon Storey has returned from
the Troy City Hospital.
A tolophone has been ploced fu the
graded schooL Tho call numbs. Is
At the FJrst Baptlst church Sunday
the pastor, Eev Frank R. Morrls wlll
preach at both servlees. Morning
toplc: "A New Year's Messago to
Members of the Church." A now
atudy of tho Old Testament will be be
gun bv tho Sunday school. Evening
toplc: "A New Years Message to non
Church Members." If you havo no
othor churoh home, you wlll be wel
eome at the rcnnHut )n.t, r
NORTH WHITE CREEK.
Harry Bennett ls homo through tht
holidays from Troy Business College.
Frank Bailey spont part of last week
in Shaftsbury Hollow.
Burt Luko spent Christmas at homo.
Mlss Nelllo Rlco gavo an entertain
ment in Ash-Grove fpr her school,
Chrlstmas eve, all reported a good
John Hamna ls spending a week
with his parents, from the Cambridge
Alez McOlure has closed his school
for a weeks vacatlon, and has gone
home to Hoosick Falls.
Don'tbeimposed upon bytakingBnb
stitutesoffered forFoley'e Honey and
Tar For sale by & A. Quinlan.
GIVEN AND REDEEMED AT
Our sincere thanks to tho
Bennington public for thelr
genorous Chrlstmas patron
oge. We wish you allxa
Broken lots ln flne Slippers
andcholce footwear of every
descriptlon have been re
marked atloworfiaures OUR
LOSS YOUR GAIN, os you
will be sure to find yoursize
in somo protty style at a great
suving. Slippers, Shoes, Felt
Goods of all kinds, Legglns,
Rubbors and Lumbermens at
HawksBlock, Maia Si: Opp.M.E.Charch
And Look Over Our
It costs nothlng to4ook. We
will try and supply your
JOSEPH M. AYR
M TRADING m
Mj STAWPS B
IMPORTED and DOMESTIC
CIOARS & TOBACCO
Tlpes, Fouehes, Cigar Ciises.tc.
A full hno of Tobactfo anrt Clgar .lars which
are tbe moitcnmplele and orUlual or IiUlM'lais
snaokent urilclcs 011 llie mri,et. Tho IxmIIb
are of porcelaiu wllli trlmniiuxs fiiiUlioJ lu ku
metat. Tho dcslgns or ilecnrailom are haiid
palnted. Tbe colors are vltrlflablc, uol affected
by hot ashes or burnlng matches. A mott
suitable present for a tentleman. Kacb lar
contalns a epongs to heep eltber clgars or to
bacco ln good condltlon.
rilONOGRAHIS aml RECORDSk
BENNINGTON CIGAR CO.
423 MAIN STREET
ii. f a
was an irate man.
had made him so.
gbrie from home
to trade and never
to, Cole's store
Por said he
should I buy at
home I'm classed
among the com
Biit if 1 buy my
clothes in York I'll
be as good as rich
For lackof time
Bill had to buy his
suit at Cole's one
And ever since
his friends have
seen a sudden
ehange come over
He's not so sour
as before, his
ciothing fits him
And one of
whpm he's long
been fond is now
And better still,
she tells her
friends, to Cole the
For he it was,
who rigged Bill
out, so that his
w " - m m vtar m m u ih
Bill's friends are now tlie
friends oLlaand to Cole's
store ar6-won t to
For saythey all it is tlie
plape where nibnej' will go
iurtlierest, besidea whatever
your are told is sure to bo the
honcst truth and misrepresent
dtio'ns are as searee a8 green
Some of youwhorenot u isa
m .y thinlc this falle full of
ies, but if you '11 go to Cole's
S6nie day and buy a suit as
"William did, you'll flnd that
ever afterwards wherever yciii
maylgo you'll, say to yoyr tail
or or.olpthing man, just inake
it fit so fiojpointitig to tlio suit
you got at voie s a year or so
ago and that for all it is worn
threadbare tlie shttne n still in
it and the fixmt of the eoat
stantla jn place ..s well as itdid
theday yOu paid your $1 .l)U
itirit.it t.'ole's. fiie i-lothier
who not only J;n.n, how to
inake garments lit but doeh it.