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BOX PArERS 1
BOX TArEltS 1
SO Cents 25 Ccnts
20 Cents 55 Centa
20 Ccnts 25 Ccnts
Just received 250 boica of elcgant wnUng pa
per, which we are retalUng 20 and 23 ccnts per
box. The bcst paper for Uio rnoncy, ever ouered
tSTIsaao Surdam oirers his furnituro
busincBa for aale and store to let.
ESARcnts for "Wnlter A. Wood'a"
Machines, also "Tiger" Rakoa and Hoy
Teddere. C. K. & E. UEWEY. mnis
CSTIteceived, one case of whito and
black hats to bo eold lower tlian cost.
Givo ua a call aud eeo our great bar
galna. Misses Uiuffitii.
tSTPartios having magnzines, pampli
lota or papera they wish bound, can liave
work dono at tho Danneu Bindeuy in
tbo best manuer aud at low rates.
t2TAuother largo invoioe of thoso 20
nnd 25 cent box papera just receivcd at
the Banneii Stationery storo. Tlioy aro
tbo best papera evcr eold for tba money.
ES?C. E. and E. Dewev bavo just re
coived new style Ploughs, Ilarrowa ond
uultivator8; also "uradieya mospnaio,
nnd Caruonato or Lilmo. uin:
CFacta not to be overlookcd. Sur
dani haH some cholce trood walnut mnr-
ble top chambcr suits. Also clierry and
walnut extension tables at prices mucli
below their real value, to close out. I
tSSTMisa Allie Clark desircs to inform
tlio DUblio tliat snc is nrepareu to ee
piunoa direct from tbo manufacturcra
Her twcntv.flve vcara exnenence
tu-)fih0r nf tlin nlnnn tnrtn will Pnntll
ber to glro aatisfaction in tbo cboice of
S"J. Ed. Walbridge & Co. ofTer ele,
ca.it narlor suits, upbolatered in plusb,
for $40 and upward. No such bargnins
liave ever before been ollerod. Ihoso
iiico chamber suits aro notall none since
tlio arrival of a car load rccently. Call
whilo tlio assortnient is good.
To my patrons: The Troy Baziar will
lio.closed all day, Wedneeday, July 1th,
Vi'ill close also ut 1 p. m. every l'riduy
ft.Tnoon dunnc tho monliis oi jui
inH Aueust. 1883. comnieneiiig with
Friday uflemoon, July 0, and euding
witb Fi 'day atternoou, August ui.
'M. 11. FltEAIt.
Moro Pciielons aud llouut).
A nentlemin renresenting Jlilo B,
Stevena & Oo.. of Washington, U. O.
can be seen at tho l'utnam hotel, Beiv
nington, Tuesday July Ud; and Munson
liouso, Manchester, weunesaay 4, uy
persons desiring luformation concerning
peusions. bountles. etc.or having clainis
whieli they may desiro to liave prosecut
ed uy said attomeys.
TIIE CO.HI.NO OAMI'AIGN.
llcndy to Sunply tho IK'inand Frear Haa
tho Flrst Call l'rlccs to Sult lCicrjbo'Iy
Wni. H. Frear did not wall until tbo
ballots were all counted at tbo national
convennons hut knowing the call would
bo very large, Bouietinio ago oidered a
large eupply of flags, etc, getting tbcin
at low prices befuro tbo diiuand was
great. IIo is bow preparcd to eupply
overybody at the vcry lowcst prices,
Tho latcst craze is for rrd bandanna
bandkercbiefs Uleveland and Tburman
eilk bandkercbiefs and the IU-publican
etars all d elripes silk bandkercbiefs,
Frear bas just received a large lot nnd
is ready to furnisb tbem at wbolesale or
retail, The eupply of Amurican Flags is
cxtensive, from printeil colton and eilk
to all aizcs of regulation bunting ll.tgs.
If you wish largo ilags wltb names of
candldutes, write to Frear for prices, hc
bas facilitics to supply them at sboit
noticc. Frear also suppliea Streauicrs,
burgees, etc, to Yacbt Clubs and So-
cieties. You can llnd u full lino of red
white and bluo matcriala with etaia oti
stripe, or printed iUg calico by the yard
at FltEAK"S Tkoy Bazaau, Thoy, N,
SUMMKK I'l.OOlt COVKltlNOS.
They nre Vcry Ser Itx-ablc They aro Chcaii
Tlioy Fcel 1'K'ttNiint (u tho l'ootlest
of Hll Cnrpet Itucs Can't Uut Tlioia,
Mattitiga bavo a particulurly cool and
nttractive uptearance in the sumuier.
Their advautage overCarpeta is that you
need not fear the buffalo bcetle if you
uo theru oti your lloore. Wni, 11.
Frcar'a assortnieui is lndisputably the
laruest and linest in the city. Head the
prices: Fino VVeave China Mattings,
lancy colors, lo cents, 18 cents, M ceuts
and 25 cents per yard. Five yard Join
Fancy Mattings, extra heavy, 35 ccnts
per yard, worth 45 cts. Seatuless Mat
tings from 18 cts. to t!5 cts. per yard,
Damask Mattings in fancy designs and
colora. The blues aro very sctirce, but
Frear bas a full assortment in eeveral
ahades; 40 cents to 50 cents per yard. A
lot of Kemnauta of China Mattings at
altnoflt your own prices. Mr. Frear has
iin enltrtly new aud very largo assort
tuent of Ait Squaresandltugsuf Daghe
stau, Stnyrna, Salonica, Artneuiau und
olber makes iu art colors just wbat
you want to use over Mattings. They
give n very elfganl t lTect to u room.
' Fkeau's Tkoy Bazaak.
Autl l'alsylno Lliiliiicut
is eepecially prepared for tbe uso of tho
raralyzril unu Klieuniattc, lossesslng as
11 uoes, wonuerttil neanng properties.
It is umversally acknowkdged as a u
perior application for Cuts, Bruises,
tiprains, Uurns, C'hilblains, Frost Bites,
etc. For Sciatica and Lime Back it bas
no equal. $1.00 for u large butlle at
Treat poison ivy stinga with bot wa
ter bathing as bot as can bo borne. It
ought to bo made a part of overy chiid'a
education to learn to dislinguish tbis
common vine. The common iry has
fivo leaves, whilo poison ivy haa but
The total eclipse of tbo moon at its
uext full. July 2. will bo a remarkable
spcctacle, fully equal to that of Jan. 28.
It will be viaiblo in all narts of tbe Uni
ted States and will occur from about
elevcn p. m, to half past two a. m the
total phase couinieocing about mid-
We bavo received n nicely written
notico of a marriago in Williamstown,
Mass., June 18th, of a f ormer residcnt of
Bennington. It being nnonymous tho
same is consigncd to the waste baskot.
In scnding noticea to tbo Banneu never
lau ot sicning your natna as a cuaranty
of good faitb.
Btsuor DeOoesdiuand made his an
nual visitation to tho parish of St. Fran-
cis DeSales last Sunday. Bo waa receiv
ed at tbo parish bouso and escorted to
tho cnurcti by tno raluer Mattnow r. a
B. societv and the Sodalitv B. V, M. ir
full regalia and coslumo. After tbo rcg
ular acrvices of rcceptionlllKbMaea was
Miss Sadie Nasii, sister of tho wife of
tbe Itev. A. Ic. Uraves. now of Minneap
olis, was latcly married to a clergyman
ot rarrytown, W. x
II. S. Goodall is pasaing his vacation
her. He is a crovernment cmploye in
Washington, and Is taking a courso of
meuical stuules at tno eamo time.
Durino the thunder stormof lastSun
day afternoon the barn just in tbo rea
of tho residenco of tbe Itev. Br. Snively
at Bennington Centre, waa struck by
lightning aud burned. Uy great exer
tions tbo borses. puir of donkcys, car
riages, and a part of tho harnesfcs were
saved. Mr. oiuveiy tost a nno sot oi
carpentcr's tools, bia coacbtnan bad his
clothes burned, and tho wbole losa is
about $ 100. Our infuruiant, wbo stood
looking at the barn, says tliat tlio Uolt
8eemed to go through tbo structuro nn
tbo whole intcrior was almost iustautly
At the Republican caucua held last
Saturday L.l'. Norton was choson chair
nianandu. A. 1'ierce secretary. Ihe
followinir delecatcs wero elecled : To
altend Stalo Convention Uhas. E.Well
inir, Cbarlea Thatcher, J.G. McCullougb
L. 1', Norton, A. 11. Vallentine, U
Abbott, E. D. Bennett. To attend tho
District Convention John T. Sliurtleff,
It. B. Oodfroy, Wm. II. Bradford, C. A,
Bierce, J. II. Walbridge, E. D. Welling.
Each deleeation wero civen power to
fill vacancics. Tbe latter Convention
mects at Kulland July !3d,
1'romitly foliowing tbe reception of
tbe news of Gen. Ilarrison'a noniination
Monday afternoon tho young Itepubli-
cans of Bennington procoeded to Hre
twenty ilve guuB, usmg the old cannon
whicb" bas dune such grand eervice in
former ns well as later days. Tbo laucl:
comca in on Firtt Selectnian llarris.who
in response raised tbe red bamlana at
half niast on his wbipauddrove all over
town. Wo recognize the signillcance of
tbo Bymbol Mr. 11 irris. Uur ctnblem
tlio slaru anu stripes, will nang at nili
niast botli novv aud next November
Tnn new town clerk's oihce nnd ee-
lecttnen's roorus will not be occupied bo
fore July 10th, owing to tho delav in
uiaking tbo safe. TJiia is to bo of lier
ring's best tnake, and in tho trado the
presetit safe, of tbo same kiml, is turned
iu at quito a gooa price, inia was
stroke of economy on the part of the
town fathers which will bo nppreciated
by the tax payers. Meantiine the rooins
n tne wiiuney diock are ueing uecorat
cd by A. F. Alden. Tbo wulls will be
hanu6omely papered, tlie ceillngs, cas-
ings nnd doors painted, and the whole
flxed un in the manuer tbo Bradfords
are noted for domg.
TllE train eervice between Boston and
Saratoga after July 2d,nnd until further
notice, will bo daiiy. Sundays excepted,
ns 10110W8: L,eave uoston o.au u. m..
arnve Saratoga 3 15; leave Boston 11 35
ni., arnve SaraloKa 7 2o p. m.: L-ove
Saratoga 8.00 a, m., arrivo Boston 3.00
in.: leavo baratoga 1.50 p. m., arnve
Boston 'J. li p. iu. In additiun to these
nd couiuiencing Jiuy lutn, tno special
last express will leave iioston 1U.45 a. m.
arnve baiatoga u.Jj p. m.; leavo b.irato
ga 10.30 a. in., atrivu Boston 5 20 p. tn.
daily, Sundays excepted. l'nssenger
coacues will bo ruu tlirnugn between
Boston and Saratoea un all of tlicte
TlIK ladies of St. I'etcr's parish bave
addcd largcly to the furnishingof Parish
Hall during tbe past week. Mra. Abbutt
contributes a Brussels stair carpet and
otbera liave dono cqually as well.
Tiie Metbodist law n party on their
church grounds last evcning was a
splendid affair. The front was curtafn
ed in and the lawn was brilliantly light
ed witli electric lights.the generous con
tribution of tho company wbo put an
aro light in frce of charge.
Tiie card cf Levi Bradbury &Son, ap
pears in uur advertising colutnns today.
They aro packera of cboico fruits at
Webba Mills, N. Y., nnd having been
forycara residents of this town wo taku
great pleaeure in aaying, tbat nny goods
to which tbia firm will nttacli their
narne can bo relied upon aa A 1, We
odvtko our readcra toeend for their price
Tiie contract for running tho electric
ligbta until 2 o'clock in tho the tnornlng
waa elgned Monday oveuing and Tues
day the lighta burnod until that bour.
The liberality of the company in not be
ing particular as to the moon ought to
oatidfy tbe most prejudiced that bero is
a corporation whicb acls as if it had a
A FETv weeks eUice tho pasacr up Maiu
etrect would havo discoyercd Parson
Widmer witb his coat oiT and eeveral of
his parishloners in iike robes of toll.rak
ing off and reeding down tbo grounds
arouud tbo Methodistchurch. This had
not been dono before in ourrecnllectiou.
The reason is evident when last night's
cene in and about that church edifice
TllE North western Lifo Insurance
Company bas pald the pollcy of $1000,
with nccrued diridends, on thelifeof
tho late T. Spencer Hatliaway. Mra.
Ilathaway received tbe money without
dincount more than a month teforeil
was due, and also certiticato of poKt
viortcm dividend duo hcreafter, This is
eaid to be tho only compiny which paya
tbe latter divldenJ.
Tiie foliowing aro Ihe most iraportant
cbangea in time by the niw echedule of
tbe B. & 11. R'y in effect Jlonday July
21. The evenlng train lo Troy leaves at
5.20 P, m. or fivo mlnulta earlier, and
vening train from Troy 0.39 instead of
0.35. Between Bennington and North
Bennington tho 0,05 p. m. going north
und tho fi.OO p, m. from tho north will
be run Saturdays only. Passecgera for
these trains take the evcning Troy tratns
ou other week days, I
AN organizitlon, auxlllary to Capt.
tank 1 iv Cumn Sons of Veterunp, and
uown as a Ladies Aid Societv. bas been
recenlly orgamzeil in tnis piace. Mon
day evcning the foliowing oillcera were
chnscn nnd instulled: Mrs. C.E. Graves,
presidcnt: Mrs. Alva Buss, vice presi-
dent; Mre. K. J. uolley, Mrs. J. 11. 1'ar
menler, .ura. ueo. Jiatwood, trusleis;
Mrs. Wm. H. Cady, secretary: Mrt. M.
N. Clapp, treasurer; Miea Idaueid.clmp
lain: Misa IJora Buss.guide: Miss Ilattie
Barber, inside gtiard; MlssIIattio Fricr,
outside guard, Wo predict in this a
irosperous organlzatlon anu they will
bo of creat assistanco tothe Sons of Vet
erans in carrying out tbe obiect of their
A SWEET girl graduato, the valedic-
torian of her class.saya Time, was learn
ing her little pieco tho other day and
watching her dress maker putting the
flnishing touches to ber dresa at the
same time, and this is tho way the val
dictory eounded : "Classmatea and
teachers, we l tninic tliat bkio panel
perfeclly lovely mcet tonight for per
liapa th Isn't it looped a little too higb
in the back? From this night our pathsi
diverge. Wo co fortli to begin the bat-
tle of life. to IIow that watered eilk
sash does eet it off Letus bo sttong nnd
courageous,o'ercoming all obstaclesand
Isn't that train stunning ? I doubt if
any of the other girls bavo one half as
long L,et us ever remember the counsels
(Jh. isn t that laco Uounce iust too
perfectly lovely for anything? And. so,
ever seeking after our higbest ideal let
us press on to I'm eo ufraid I won't
managd my train cracefully And, if it
bo tho Divine will that wcshall not mcet
agaiu I'm dying to know whattho otb
er girls will wear Let us strivo to sn
liye that we Chango that bow to the
other side and let me seo bow it looks
sliall mcet in tho great Iiercafter I
ehali die If any of tbe other girls wear
tho same Bbado 1"
Tiie Hon. J. W. Wakclleld of Bath
Maine. was here tbia week on business
relating to tho electric light contract
which appears in another column today,
Mrs. A. A."Nortosi returned to her
home in North Adams. Mase..yesterday
after a shnrt visit hero. Her health is
greatly improved over wbat it waa last
The condition of Mr. II. N. Williams
cnntinucs to be a matter of solicitude to
his famiiy and friends. It is feared that
paralysis of the llmba may be tbo out
N. B. Souires of Trov. N. Y.. and
familv, wero in town over Sundav and
aitenueu tne mcmorial scrvico at at.
Poter's church, mentioned in another
Mrs. F. H. Buroess favore tho Ban.
NEit with a 8amplo of a basket of pears
sent last week from Raleigh, N. C, by
i rank- uurgeas. ino iruit was nand-
somo and luscious,
Cait. Frank M. Tiffany Is ilriillng
Canton Bennington, I. O. O. F., twice
weekly, in preparation for the Brigade
Aiuster at Wlcra, a, u.. in August. llis
command nrea flno body of men.
We nre pleased to learn that the Ilon.
John V. llall will soon bo rid of tbe dif
ilculty in his ear to which refercnce was
mauu last week. ino opcratlon will be
necessary and his tecovery will bo rapid.
Tiie Ilerald this morniiiL' savs : "It
is announced that Kov. GeoreoS. Eaton.
a Metbodist preacher. and Miss Fannie
widmer.daugliter or Kev.treil Widmer,
will be married nn July 5 at tho home
of the bndo in Bennington."
PltOP. FltANK B. Yates is in town.
His wifo and cluld curae a month ngo as
noted by us. Prof. Yates is urincinal of
the Iligh echool in Jackson. Mich., and
will pass tbe grcatcr portion of tho ionir
suinmer vacation iu the East.
B. F. Wood reached bomo yestcrday
mormng, having linishcd tho $125,000
pdwder inill job bo bngan with n part
ner in tlio fill of 1880. It is eaid to be
best mill m the counliy, and for proof,
the firm nre lo commenco upon another
Dit. J. W. Goodall, ck routc to the
Stnte Medical society's meeting at Ht.
Albans, Btops long enouch in Burlimr-
ton to wrile tlie Banner to say : "I
fetcii up nnd cnme to a round Btou for
the purpose of giving threo cheers for
Harrison nnd Morton."
J. I. C'AliPE.NTEU of Princeton, III., is
in town. lle lias not been east before in
Rix yeurs. lle exnresses himself sati6lied
with the ltepublicaii nonunations nnd
conhdently expects that Harrison and
iuuriun wni carry inuiana anu Keep tne
oiuer v cbifrn atutea in tne uepublican
Landlohd Pratt of tho Stark house.
anu ticnry blirKJoii.went up Into Wood
ford Tuesday and nt a noint near F. A.
GleaRiin'sI'ild mill they hauled out the
peckled beautus to theamount of some
ixteen nounda. Witli n few invlted
iriciiUB a porllon oi tlus 'catcb ' was
lnghly cnjuyed last ovening.
KArKNSIVl! AND HANDSOMi: OliTS.
Geo. W. Collins has been granted a
Miss Mabel Norton ia home from
Miss Nelue Tiffany, daughter of Mr.
Frank Tiifany, is in town.
Miss Mauy Fitzpatrick goea to Sira
toga, N. Y., for tbe sumnier,
Mlts. W. W. FosTF.lt, Jr., vislting her
brother, Dr. Chisholm, tbis week,
Our townsman Harrison Norton, will
of courso spoil it witb an M hereafter,
Messrs. Valentie, Hawks, Thatcher
and Scott returned from Chicago Satur
day. Miss Estiier Porter is home in Cen
tral Now York, taking a needed vaca
tion. Archie NoitTON,now of North Adams,
Mas., has been vislting hern the past
John n. Flaqler nnd Chas. II. Wake
fleld were the flrst in town to wear tho
Harrison button badge.
Miss F. L. Waldridoe is eoon to be
home. She bas been teacbing in Colo
rado for eeveral years.
Ora E. Gibson, onn of tho graduates,
Class of 88, 1). 11. n., has a situatlon
awaiting liini in Oakland, Cal.
Geokoe Hockvv'OOD is out agnin, and
feeling as well aa usual. llls late indis
position pruved not to bo serious.
Tiie Rev. Edwnrd D. Tibbits haa re
turned from Europe. Illa father'a fam
ily are at Brn Venuc, Bennington Centro.
D. F. Squires is qulte 1 1 1 with an ab
scess in his ear. llis ago, nbout 80,
niakes his condition a matter of sollci-
C. P. Anderson. n student of'Dart,
mouth College, is in town in tbo Interest
of a "limlory and Munuai ' oi uua rel
John Tayi)R, well known here, late
of Albia, N. Y., dled last Saturday at his
home there. His health had been poor
for some years.
Mits. Dunois (ncc Jennio Dunham) is
to attend the Qradcd School Commenco.
ment. Sho was for a long time a teach
er In our echoois.
The death yeeterday of Mre. Andrew
Morrison ia a tad blow to her husband,
Her disease was ncritonitis. The u-
neral will bo held tomorrow at eleven
o'clock, a. m., and the remalns will bo
taken to Salem, N, Y., for interment.
rcter's Church, llonnliiRtoii, tho Sccne
ofa Itareand lntcrtlni; UtentA Large
CoiiKrrKatlon lVi-hcnt-Di'BCrli.Clim of the
Clmncol, Its Furnituro nnd other I'artlc
ulars. Uuder tbo rcctoiship of tho Itev. Wni.
Bogert Walker some of the drcams of
former rectors, includiug the Bv. Dr.
Manser, eeem to becomo realizations.
Owing to thia fuct the Bervicos of last
Sunday, St. John Bjptist's Day, partook
ofatuotethau oidinary imi-ortanl na
ture. We have from time to time noted
several changes, ndditions and improvo
nients going on iu tbo chancel of this
hurcli.bul the grand sconu of tholr f ul -
llllmeut far 6urpasses the proniUesinado
at tho beginning. Standing at the en-
rauce to tho nave tho beboMei's eye
tracs the way lo the entranee to tho
clioir, aud thcncc to tbe tuuctuury
berein stauds tbe testored altar witb
its gleaming iiieinoiiul altar cross and
iniug furmture. Ou tho righl uud lef t
of the cboir, iu front, etandt the ragle
lectern and pulpi', incmorialj, ihe un-
eiling of which was tbeoccabioii of the
special service of Sunday moining,
Thexo giftH to the uhurch are from N,
. Squires of Troy, N.Y.,nnd areerected
n St. Peter's In Memoriam of his fallier
and niotbcr, two of Iho early mctnters,
aud also Jargely conuccttd with tho
founding of this church some fifty years
It is well that bofore the receplion of
thes) magniflcent otfcringsthoold chan
ccl bad bren rrdecorctpd and otherwlse
sultably furnl.'hed, until, with ono ex
ccplioii pussibly, tbis chancel is the
liaiideunn'ht ouo iu tlie State. Tho eide
walls Imve beru poljchronied iu diaper
work, with crnpseF nnd FleurdeLis, the
whole of which !s now complete exccpt
tbe dosxal nnd Ihis is to be eupplied at
an cnrly day. The arcbed ceiling ia
design of tho "stnrry heavens."
The doors (and casing thereto) leading
into Ihe Bacrii-ty and library are flnisbed
in cherry. The arch over tbe entranee
in three rolora maroon and two
shades of drab; the colutnns are In ilrab
also. The lloor risee from the navc three
Bteps to tho altar and tho whole chancel
(choir and sanctuary) has been newly
carpeteii in ecclesiastical red a ImnJ
At tbe head of tho north aislo a bap
tistry has been erected, with sultable
keeling etools and upon tbe platform of
which is placed the memorial font. This
was prenented eome years ago ae the of
fering of the late Uon. Selh B. Huut. It
is of pure white tnarble, octogonal,
pauelled, and ornamented with suilable
deBigus. When not In use this font is
covered with aGotlilc cnnopy ; bothbody
and emblems aro flnislied in oil. The
bowl bears the words ' Oue Faith, One
Lord. Ono Baptism," nnd the only other
iettering is upon tlio bafe as followe
"Acts II, 38, 39."
At the entranee to the clioir rislng one
etep from the nave, stand Ihe rnemorials
preeented by Mr. Squires, Both are of
the best workmanship of J. & It. Lanib
of New Yoik city. Thoeaglo lectern is
tnuch flner and in every way richer than
the ordinary brass kind, and has an ad-
justablo book reat. The pattern is mas-
aive, tho flnish unusually elaborate, and
it resta upon a circular baso placed upon
claws. Tho inscription is: "A. D. 1888,
To the Glory of God and (n loving mem
ory of Lucrctia Norton, April 17, 1880,
wifo of-Buckley Squires. The lectern
base is quartered-oak.
The pulpit and book rest are of pollsh
ed hraes, reeting on a rich and heavy
base of quartered oak. Both tbe pulpit
and tho base are octngon and of the
haudeomest design ever mado by this
firm, in what is called "braes work."
The ornamentatlon of the baso is Gothlc,
correspondlng with tbe furnituro and
all the other appointmenta of this chan
cel. The pulpit has three open panels,
ornamented tlie front panel, cross witb
keys; tbe slde panel;, qtiatro foils with
Fieur de Lis in circlea. The bordera are
vine work in exquislto llnteb. Tbo in
scription ia : "A. D. 1888. To tbo Glory
ot Ood and In niemory of Buckley
Squires, dled January 25, 18C0." The
comprehensive Inscription - eentiment
for both rnemorials Ia traced upon tho
pulpit In these words: "Their reward ia
with tho Lord, and (ho caro of them Is
with the lloat Iligh ." The lloor is cov
ered by an elcgant rug, tbe gift of Mrs,
L. P. Norton, and ia reached by two
atepa, also of quartered oak.
The old furnituro rotaincd in thia
achomo of repaira haa all been rctouch
ed, placed in Ita proper ecclesiastical po
sition. The fald atoola are of butternut
finished In oil. Tbe old chancel rail
BOlid black walnut is retalned, and in Ita
old piace. The sanctuary rises one etep
from the choir, with dimensions un
The altar of eolid butternut, flnisbed
In oil, has a broad paco in front, the top
has been raiseu and a heavy mouiding
placed around it. The credenco is
the north of tbe altar. Tho old and
handsonie ornamcntation of tho latter
remains untouchcd, cxcept tho three
front panela. These nre colored ultra
marine tho central bearing tho Sacred
Monogram, tbo eide panels Alpba and
Omega, all in gold. The now re-table
bas three panels of tho finest Vermont,
Italian marble.and upon these is lcttercd
the Sanctus ingold, Tbe fine-altircross,
vases, book rest, all in braes, bave been
hcretofoio fully dcscribed and we omit
To tho rear of tlio altar rieea Ihe hi6
torio trlplet window of St. Peter'
church, and for which it ia greatly in
debtcd during their life-time tothe onca
wbose memory is tliua perpetuated in
the gifta of St. John Baptist'a Day, 1888
With tho chancel as now furnished thia
window with ita aymbolic teaching
meana eomething. The middio panel has
for ita centre a floriatcd Groek cross, in
circle below Agnus Dei, and in a Iike
circloabove, a crown. In the north
panel (in circlea) are the mitro and
cluatcr of grapes; in tho 60utb panel, in
liko circlea, tho Keys and a sheaf of
hcat tbo wholo in emblcmatic colors,
In the ecryiccs of tbia church the proper
ecclesiastical colora for the altar, and
stolee for tho priest.of the aeasons of tlie
Christiau Ycar havo beon introduced,
Tho Eucharistic vestments likowise.witb
Alb, Cbasublo, linon orpheys, etc,
Tho servicea last Sunday began with
the solemn ofliceot Bcnediclion,thcRec
tor ofllciatlng assistcd by thb Senior
Wnrden, Jnhn T. Sliurtleff. The addi
tionB to tho altar wero included. The
Litany followed with eermon, and the
celebration of tho Eucharist, all memor
ial, flttingly closed a very roverent oc-
The Bermon was in liarmony witli the
event (tbe Communion of Saints) and in
it were touching biograpbicalreferences
to Mr. and Mrs. Buckley Squires.
In this connection it may bo proper to
say tliat tho numo day of tliej Church ia
to be celebrated thia week. There will
be Holy Communion at 10 o'clock to
morrow morning, St. Petcr'a Day, and
thia evening a reception and social re
uuion occura in Parish hall, which is
prtceded hy Evcnsnng, with parish re
ports and addrtss.
Tho vesliarium proraised by L.P, Nor
ton at Eaater haa been placed in tlie
eacristy, aud the only yacnncy we uow
rccall is in front ot tho hymu tablet at
tbe head of the south nisle.
Tho proper way to Pll that vacancy Is
toprovidca new church iu which to
placo this chancel with its euperb fur-uishings.
Tho Wnllaco Clrcus.
Tho flrst circus this year bas como anu
gono. Their entranee into our town
was so quietly dono that their prei-ence
wua hardly known outside tho Jepot
grounds and tho routo from thence to
Morgan's grovo whero tho tenta were
pitched. A more orderly company has
never visited our town. The etrcet par-
ade was a grand nlfair, We liavo eeen
larger aggregatioiiB, but none to surpass
this in elegance of outflt and order. I
shorl, the company performcd all tbey
advertised and gave exccllent eotisfaction
to tlio two largo nudiences which wit
ncssed tlicir performance.
Several fealB performed by membcra
of the company, we have never before
seen, notably thc "Hy ing sailor." Tho
yarious artists filled tho rolc of their
parts with commcndable excellence.
While the throwing of the knircs and
tomahawka ovinccd great sklll, yct we
think that fenturo of this, as well ae
from all othtr circuses, were botter
Tho menngerie takca a secondary piace
in tbe bills. but dcBervca larger mentlon
on that nccount. Tho animala exhibited
aro tbose of tho choicer and rarer kinds
Tlianks to tbo gentlemanly press agent,
wbo, by tho way is Willis Cobb of
Clevciand, Oliio, (his namo blono being
In our estimation a finerecommendation
for this show), wo inepected tbe whole
estnbllshment. "Behind theSccnes,"as
it were. The stablcs containing 125
superbhorses aro well worth seeing, and
herein is mado possible a prominent
featurc of tho Btreet parade. The work
men aro umed In a tcnt, whilo the
actors and company generally travel
and board in their cars. The stove on
which was cooked tho supper about to
be eaten waa composed of three pieces
of boiler iron, a auggestion worth somo
thlng to thoee camping out.
Tbo sido ehows were all tbey were nd.
vertiscd to be, an j wo tako great pleas-
ure in giving tho Wallace Company the
meed of praiso they aro entitled to,
Threo bands accompany tho show, there
is ono steam calliope and one mechanical
music box, ul I ot which add greatly to
the atreet pnrade.
TIIE OliADED SCHOOL.
Tho ltoll of Ilonor lllgh School 1'lnal
Kxamlnatton Tho Metlml Scholarft
Order of Coinmencement Kxerclses,
Tho closing of the Bennington Graded
School, always an event interestiug to
uenntngton, pcopie at nome nnd'abroad,
this year attracts larger attention from
the fact that eighteen are to leave their
home Alma Matcr and go out into the
untried world of bustie and business;
some perhaps to higber institutions of
learnlng. They are soon to grapple witb
the problem of life more than hith-
The publio exercisea will be beld in
School hall tomorrow evenimr at 7:30
o'clock. According to our usual custom
we givo the foliowing particuiars:
ROLL OF nONOIt J1EDAL SCIIOLARS, 1887.
Uish school. entranee examination.
Ituth A, Squiro, Maud Wbeeler.
itoom no. 12 uraco .nglnnd ; cio. 11
part the sum of ono hundred dollars
($100.) per eacb aro licbt. Tier annnm.
Item 3. Tbe party of tlio flrst part
agreea to pay to me party oi tno second
part, in quarterly payments, viz: two
hundred and twentv five dollars ($225.
each and every nuarter durine the term
of thia contract, aa follows: November
lotb, tehruary 10th, May 15tb, and
August 15th of each and every year c
Item 4. In consideration of the fore-
going agreement and one dollar, tho
party of the eccond part hereby ngrecs
to put ut anu maintain uunnir tlio term
oi ini3 contract two rj) are llgnts, with
out any charge to tho said villago of
Bennineton. tho samo to be run nre-
provided for in this contract: and in tho
event that tho aro lights, which chall be
located, erected and operaled in per-
suance oi tnis contract, in coniuctlon
with tbo oxisting aro lights, Bhall prove
inadenuate to tho lichtin of Pleasant
street to tho eatisfaclion of the party of
me nrsi part, oy reason oi tno density
of the sbadc on eaid 6treet, tben and in
tbat event, the party of the second part
agrees to substituto for one or twn fua
uenry r, torues: no. iu tnza ivirK-iiuo party oi tno nrst part may elect), of
,.,.a,,,i . r n ii.i. fr,,..,., i . xt o,i,A nvA ir..i. ... ... t ...i
Laura Rogera; No. 7 NellioPatchin; No, under this contract, their enuivalent in
K Y! t A.l TT-11 ' . T1..J-.II 1 . . . n ,nm.
KennontNo. 1 Harry Uaynes, Ethel queat of the party of the flrst part. said
Beckwith, incandescent lights to be located on
Hiail ECHOOL FlNAL BXAMINATIONS. Pleasant Btreet, under the direction of
MerfhwvAl Hlntnrv-CnrriB Wrren ll,u Trustct's, and eaid aubslitution to be
in. 1Mrv Tl0nn 100. Tl.rll.. flrl.- " P"y l II1B BeCOIlUpari
wold0i; Collins Graves 05: Nelson ".' pe,?"?.l ",e vu.age; saiuin
Afnrnhv 11 B.lt. Rorn .T ..U 0(1 R.B '"'"" "Biiws iu ue ruu Ulllli
l, r,-.iu 'aaa. xt.j t 1 0 Clock a. m.
me. jkn.ni.. on-. t :.. r...i I Jiem o, ii is lurtncr agreeu in con-
v,aUJ ei(lera,onof - mttll0
Encllsh. Past and Presont-Susie l""r ,'',eeu"r'i"';"18 Bua" nero'
Kn.r..M inO. Fr.n... V. Kllll.nn mfl . "'r uu " - " CIOCK.
mJT c u , .' Item 0. No nart of thia contract
100; HulinR Blackmer 100: Chnrlea Hall ?. 1.e.rl.n fr,om ' 'e r,K"? contract. as
trin. xf-.... Ir i inn. n.nt. n u
100 Ethel ltobinson 95: KateRockwoodf ?, ?K ''e ''8h.t8' ,r P ne.r raatt?r.
00; Edlth Robinson 00. .nfZ 7 ?8 a vio auon oy tne
Uarriot Patchln 100; Maude TownsenJ M00.n'ra ,lmt .""8 ntractBo far as he
EnEllsh Literature-Hattle Harwood Prrex'8fin?,cS",ra,rf' 8ha" bocpnstrued
99; Mary Harwood 09; UulingBlackmer ZuJl"l '"ereioano m moui-
99 Susie Hogere 90: Flora MurphyOS; 3 "V ,'.. ,ne 1P, '"8"nce
UattioPatohin95;Francea E. Stfllson f"' .m'"C8t of 1,18 Vattr ot the rflt
9i.i V1'ar'e?Ual'ULE"'l"obiP80n1i ' In wl.esa Wrf ,h. v,l.
caitn itomnson uu; ura tnuson uu; K.ate ".",:'" ; .. . ",'-
RockwoodSS. ' ' te'?Vonf P!,r , of. the nr,flt mttA hJ
Astronomy-Edith Robinson 85: Ethel 'h.0.1,a'i9, 't8 .lrU8tcC8' "l.o are duly
Robinson 81 5 aunniriz-u uiercio, natn executed tnis
Virgil'a Eneid-Suaie Rogera 90: 'njruraent and ono other of Iike tenor
FranceaStillaon95.3; Haltie flarwooJ i r, if ,bi"K ,the,r v?es
Liglitand I'ower Company, party of tlie
to length of contract and time of run-
95.2; Wm. B. Jeuniuirs 04,
ijatin I'rose Composition liatllo llar
wood ua.t); tjusie itogers 91.
iOo-oloKy Millie rarsonsvo.
History Euglish tanRUago Mary
LomIs 95: Millie 1 arsons.UO.
Political Economy- Ilarriet Patchin
100: Mary A. Harwood 100: Flora M.
Murphy 100; Susie RogerslOO; F. Edith
ltobinson V3; t. rJttiel uubinson vu;
Kato M. Rock wood 8.i.
.n; r tn
ijaiin ljessons VOUius uraves uo :
Charles W. Pierco 95 ; Jennio Cady
JIK: Marv:Hawson Ul 1-U
iiueionc (jarno warren uj mary
,001111s 97: Sara J. llawks us; Kato
Kockwood 95 ; Laura Murphy 00 ; Eddy
Tl Q13. L'...l lT..t.l.!n.
n,.i.,.,,. ii.!,. 'ri,.m.s n.
second part. by tho hnnds of its I'resi
dent and Treasurer, thereunto dulj
authorized, hath executed thia instru-
ment and one other of hko tenor nnd
ellect by suescribing their names nnd
afllxing their eeal, on the day nnd year
lirst above writlen.
(Signed) Tiiomas McGltATH,
F. M. Ckawford,
E. J. Tiffany,
GEOItdE N, PlIILIJI'S,
J. M. COLEMAN.
Truslcea of tho Villageof Bennington.
(Signed) Jas. W. Wakefield,
t. A. Hawyer, Treasurer.
denco ot all lands to tbe entering in of
iue miesionary; in me management of
the power of steam and otherappliancea
In bringing togetber as it wero the eudi
of tho earlh; but still the great incltc-
raent to the missionary work, tliat which
has austained tlie tliousanda who have
given their lives to this graud cause has
beon, and will bo the preseuco of ihe
master, wno will, hy lns spirit. his pow
er, his providenco bo with thu miHsion-
ary to the end of the world. In closing
uo luueu mu uiieuiiun ot nis nearcrs lo
the collection which will he tnken nnrt
oauuatn lor tne Araencan Board. and
nopcu mo resuit wou d show a larcn n.
uruaso in ine coueciion.
At tho school meetinrr. Afnnrlnv ovtn
ing, called to eeo With rpfprpnr-n tn
cnanging tbe modu of bcating the house.
there wero but iive presetit. Tlie notice
was properly given we understand, but
for some reason thesubjectbad not been
talkcd un and broueht to tlm nttpminn
of tho citlzens. An adjournment was
nad and tho next meeting will undoubt
euiy oe mucn larger.
Thc Graded school closes another snr.
cossful year tomorrow. It ia tbe eoven
teenth under tbe superintendency of
I'roi. iu. w. llowe, of which extended
notice recently appeared !in these col-
umcs. The publio exerciscs will be held
In Bank hall Friday evening, June 29th,
commenclng at 7.45 o'clock. We give
ina uruer oi exercisea :
C. V. s.
Prarw Itov.a.R.HewlttU'l0SC Ollt CVCM
uTeraiuro, cornet, Tloiln ana plno.
Orlglual Dcclamatlon, "Jlj-Btcrles of Nature.'
fca i nnl II. Ilurgess
riano tolo Harry H. I'hllllns
Remlnillng tliollcii Carterllall
Arthur's Amen, Allco Welllnir
Bread on tho Waters, Nettle Iloward
Itow Old Moso Counted Arthurf?iilimn
ri'io duet Hrry rhUlips, ItobUe UnU
unsinai ueclamatlon, "Self Dlsclpllnc."
Charles Edward Knarp
Cornet eolo, h. Q. Slmmons
i.suy, -uniTenoi jiependcnce," Flora E. I'ratt
Hinte iSults nrc cJican. AVc
Iiavc bouglit lieavlly, nnd cvcrj
snit Is new, frcsh and stjll.sli. To
Sult williiii tcn
days wc will scll tlicm as folloivs
S3 wc will scll Uic bcst sult cvcr
sold In Troy for tbat money.
iiaiKisomc stjta at $( and
Vlollnsolo '..OrnneN.wton Sfi.50. lllCL'IV I I'l 111 III Cll IVldl IIlllll
unKiiiai jjcciamauon, "Fuljllo Oplnlon." and
Valedictorr Harrv S. Plitllins
eiosa song Mri. Atwood
t, Newton, chairman of tlio
uoaru oi irusteea will confcr the diplo-
uo, uticr WI11UI1 will Rlintr llin r-lna.
t our compnse the Class of '88, viz.:
riorar.. rratt, Kdmund U. Burgess,
uuuiieu r,uwaru ivnapp, and liarry S,
Gen. McCullolirrll. wlm lina 1
Chicago so laithlully aud pcrsistently
Designs, fully trliiimcd, at 87.50
Stjlcs, rlclily llnisbed, at SS.50,
laboring to nominato tho maii to 1111 the $9 illld S10
I'rosidential scat during tho next term ""'
hlzcs 12 to 1(J years. at S.l. Sfi
of olllco, and who Sticceeded so well. is
expectcd liomo today. Hon. Charles
inaicueraiso, a lneinher of tho third
liousc, but wlio was choson to fill .i va
cancy on tho Vermont board of ih.ln-
gates, is lookcd for. Incidents from eyo nnil ti
coineuuon will Uo highly cutertain
Mary of "10 I,en,lint'lon Electric Light nnd
T.nni.iU t ower onipHiiy.
l'hvsics Sara J. Hawks Slii ln ln'3 contract it seeuis to us that the
Coinmcrcial Law June 27, 1888 Sara Eleclrio L'ght Company havo sbown
llawks 100: Carrio Warren 100: 1 r,.ni i,l,roiiiv n,i , i,.,t s n,;. n
;ddv Thom.i3 100: Mary Loomis 100; ...... ... ... ' ... .... " .. .
Lain-.i Mnrt.hv IDO- Vreil llutehins "' -'K"'o. ' promises
l)t I "-v - H'liu JJ 14 1HVDIUV111 llltC
coH.aM.NTrBoonAww. oecn luin.ieu to tno leltcr. Moreover
Ovcrturo-"Vclcoine"-Catlln, Orcliestra our "B" aro tne lalest und most im
rraycr. proved systcm. If anyone doubts this
Salutatory, "Tlio l'ower of Muilc," let them comiiare witb other towns
IIarrletc-ratchin Burlington, for iustance, and yct the
Queen City is aatisfied.
Es9ay, "Old Assoclatlons,'
F. Edlth ltobinson
Oratlon, "Inreutlons," Ora E, Gibson
Essaj, "Cnlca," Kate M, Itockwood
Esiuy, "Wanted,'' Mary II. Loomia
Coutralto Solo, ' Volces of tho Woods,'
Nomluntlnir thn IVronir Man.
f Wo asserted nnd repoated tho fact
that Mr. Wattlea was a Renubllcan fln
ahort we knew he bad never voted any
other ticket), when he was nominated as
one of Third Party Presidential Eleciors
tno iiw, inst. inere ecems lo be a dis
position to take this with "a grain of al
lowance ' in eotno parts of theState, Wo
give below his reply to tho Secretary of
the Execulivo Comrnittee of thc Prohi-
bltinn I'artv. when notiued of theaction
of the convention. The letter of Mr.
WattleB ia explicit and oueht lo settln
tne rmestlon or nis politics. En.J
iit.NMMiiu.N, vt., june, IBOO.
Rev. Geo. L. Story, Seo., etc.
My Dear Sllt: Youra of n late date
InlorminL' me of tbe unanimous act nn
of tbe late Prohibition Convention In
placing my name on the board of presi
dential electors, ia received.
ln reply, while acknowledging the
courtesy shown, I must decllnn tbe
nonor. juy aympatnlea are with the
nnncipleof Prohibition. but not witb its
developcment ae a political party. I
am a Ilepublican and believe that the
true interesta of temneranco are best
conserved (when administered politl-
cally), by the party to which I belonir.
and to which I have elven a life-lone
All Ihe prohibitory legislation wehave
had In Vermont, has been enacted by
the Republican party, and I do not feel
willing to lend my'iniluence in any way
to take votes from It and givo to the
Democracy which doea not profeas to be
ln lavor oi lemperanre, aa I should do
wero I to accent the placo now olTered
Thereforo I beg to decllne the noml
Geo. A. Wattles.
Advertising a patent medicine in tbe
pcculiar way ln which the proprietor of
Kemn'a Balsani, for Couchs (.nd Colds.
doea it Is indeed wonderful. Ileauthor-
izcs all druggistB to give thoee who call
for it b samplo bottle free, that tbey
inav trv it before nurchasinz. The larire
botlles are 50c and $1.00. We certalnly
would advlse a trial. It may tavo you
YOUm HEPUDLICAN CLUIi.
Feeliii" that it lins bccomo Incuinbent
upon thcmselves to do tho work and
jiia juarru iiutcnina hnnr tho rotieh antl tuuih o of tho com-
sido LigLu of History," ing cauipalgu. a vigorou3 moveiiicnt is
Frances E. Btlllson now on foot to organize a club of vounir
OlWer CromweU," Henublican votera with tho obiect of
Fred O, Uutciilns reaching by personal inllucnco and ex-
onam anu iicamr, ampic, tiiat, largo ciass ot uouutun voi-
Sara J, llanks era between tho ago of twcnty-onc and
Laura u. Murphy fortv who waver and vacillato between
B. Hullng Blackmer tho parties, having no settlcd political
F. Etlml itihin.nn Alrcadv somo (mo hundred n.inics am
MaryA. Harwood on tho 11st, whicb has been circulated
Eddyii, Tiiomas butalewhours. it is nroiiosed to oh-
Carrie L. Warren taiu suitablo hcadiiuarlers.tho storo aud
urcnosira ruuuis laiciy occuiieu uy iMcrowcu
Flora M. Murrliy Wood, and opeu a canipaign club room
The rutureo!OurCountrT."a to bo sunplied liberallv with literaturo
CharleaUall anu ncwsnapers Irom all sections oftho
. Lway, "Monumeuts," Hattle D. Harwood btato nnd United States. nnd wii ch
21. Valcdlctory, 'llamm-r and AnvllJ" rooins shall bo closed only lato at tiiglit.
Susie I. itoeera llero also may bo held nieutinirs ot thc
i. uusBung, Muaicuyu. u. t.oiiiinitth lueinuers oi iuo ciuu, coniinittees, etc,
18. Eaflay, "Jewels,"
M. Essay, "Mystcries,"
i'or tho tr.insacttou of business and tho
largo storo room allurds atnplu spaco
ancT acconimodations for speechcs and
It is dcsired and rcuucstcd that cvcrv
young Rcpublicin and every ono elso
who is a votcr in tlio town, between tho
agca of twenty-ono and forty, como out
D.D'irn Ifutil T.i tltn I..., nP A
Three years general couree-Flora M. Can industries and the Itcpuhlican party
Murphy, HarrietC. Patnhin, Kate M. and add his name tothe increasinL' list
tlnrlrwnmt W lJ..(.!.,.r.n n 1? ... . ... , . 1
t.. oi iuo iiiomuers 01 tno ciuu.
ui"ouiii iiiuus c. oiuisun, xuary j,
"Sotlly eTcnlne now approaches,
And Ihe dayllglit fades away."
25. Confcriing of Diplomas.
Motto Tcntanda via est,
College preparatory course Ilattie D.
Harwood. Slisie J. Roirere. V. Ethel
Robinson, S, Huling Blackmer, Charles
Two yeare bueiness courao Carrio L.
warren, Mary li. Loomis, Sara J,
llawks, Laura B. Murnliv. Fred G
llutchins, Eddy U. Thomaa.
White in tho class color. The instru
mental music is to be furnished bv
uoiusmitiis orcneetra; nanlat, Mrs,
Ueo. W. Keeseman,
At the cloeo of tho publio programmo.
Mre. Col. WalbridKO returned latt
week, from an extended viait to her
daughter, Mrs. Dr. Reed, and other
iriends in Central New York.
Mrs. Ucndereon. a sister of Mra C. J.
McKay, ia yisiting her before ber de
parturo for sunimer recreation.
W. R. Worthinglon. to comnieto the
improvements so tastefully laid out on
his new residence.has addeda well nlnn-
the usual reception by tho class to theii neJ barn wl''ch mcely along In pro-
Wblle Imliii Llnen at S2.30.
I'ink liapllstc at .$.
(.'rinkle Seersuckcr at $I.S7.
Figured Cambi'lcs, 1 1 g
familv tironpr nf f! .T
McKa' co to Iho Beaalioro
Bori ior a suuitner oulimr. Mn. Ilnni-
ington, witli her two children nnd niece
Miss Bernico McKay will spend tbe
time in uraltsbury.ln tho north part of
the Stnte. Italready produces u louu-
some feelitig, tho thougbt tbat this
inuuiuui nomo is to be closed eo long.
Itev. Mr. Uilhert's diecourso nt the
uuion meeling bunday evening was
listened to with close attention. The
bubject 'The Young' wns ono of mucb
moiuent nud in tliese days of push aud
of 'self complacent independenco' needs
to be brought in n wiuo, firm yet kindly
way to the attention of tlie youth. The
text, was ,cclesia8tee u, 24. Tho speak
er aet forlh andeuforced these thoughta:
L,ile ia of value to each uerson aml u
wortliy of a careful and wiso use of all bralllS, llt N.'S 1111(1 1.
The importanco of helng true to one'a
aelf, not selflsh, but tbe cultlvation of
that broader view that considera self h
a part oi tne whole; the need ofsincer
uy as oppoaed to sham, a life Blnctly
honest is every part ie n noblo contribu-
tion to eociety. Tba necesslty of being
wnre of traps carefully laid to lead Ihe G. V, S, OUAGKENBUSH & 00
innocent into evil; Iu closing presented yunuiLlluuon a UU,,
tnree luipossible tbiugs.loescape trouble
A good White Jcrsey at .$1. '
White Jcrscjs, good (niallty, at
White Jerscjs, trlniined with
Ca.shmcre Shinvls at $1, $1.23,
$1.50, 2, 2,50 aml $3.
Cor. liroadway & Third St.,
For The Nervous
rrotlem of tha long1 DwdoJ mediclce for tbe Her.
oua, dcbiliUtftJ, ml tbo offod, by combining th
Ut ncrve toniM, Celery ana Coca, with otber effec
Uto rcmedlca. which. actinir irontlT but fflHnHv
ca tho kidneya. Uer and bowela, removo diacaae,
cesa of construction,
Miss Bernice McKav renresented our
i. w. ij, t, u, at tbe convention held
at Dorset last week. By a comhination
of circumslances sho waa alone, but the
causo did not 8Ufferotherwiso thanfrnm
a lack of numbers.
Since tbo recent raina we hear of no
feara of a drought, for tho preeent. The
hay crop promiaea largely hereaboule,
The missionerv eermon of Rev. G. It.
Uewitt on Sunday nioriiinir last. was a
ciear prtseniation ul tho obligatlon ri-Bt
Tlio Contract for Adtlitlonnl Street
Mlhtlnc-Slciied nt tlie Truatee
Hleetlns nioudajr Bvenlng-l'ull Far-
Articles of agreoment made nnd con-
cluded this twentv-fifth dav of Juno. A.
D. 1888, by ond between tho Village ol ing upon Iho frienda of Christ, to aid in-
..c.un.fc.u.., a uuuj mi;uiaio ium pun- au legitiuiate ways by lulluonce, means
tic, situate in the County of Bennington or personal cffort. to carry tbo gospcl to
and State of Vermont, tiartv of the first ll iii..nltln,l. Th M BPrilllllra roailtlo, liml
nn.fr .. ,1 .1... TI . I' , ' T , , . I . ., ... ................ .,,,VJ
I"1'." " uouuiiiKiuu iiec.ric t.igni ueeu tne -itn cliapter oi Mlcah, in which
and I'ower Company, n corporation duly the glory, peace, kingdom and victory
exlsting under the lawa of the State of of the Church, ia eo Kiandlv uredicted
Slaine, having its principal piace of He emphasized tlie thought, that tbe
business in Fortland. in tho Couniv of l
Cumberland and State of Maine, party work of niisdious and tha over recurrinir
n. iiTl "iii. caus ior muney u aupport.evoii meager-
T, ,,W herea Inhabitanta of the ly, tbose whose who are In tho lield.both
said Village of Bennington did, by a home and foreign, is from a want of in-
mojority vote of said inhabitants, at a telligence of what is really being doue
village meeting held on Jane 8th. 1888. hv thu iniaainnnrlm. n,i ihor..,.iV,o.i
ui v.im;u uupnuu ieKai uuuco waa given, strail inauy aro in from the limited
iiMiruraiiio nuara 01 irusteea, in iuo nieans placed at the disposal of those
tic.tuuu. inui uucreuuii, luinaKea Having charge of the dllferent societies,
contract with the Bennington Electric and especlallv uf the A. H. C. F. Mla-
Llght and Power Company, for add I- aion8, the coflection for which ia to be
tlonal llghtingof tbe streetaof Benning- taken next 8abbath. The text wns the
ton Village, for a period of not over last two vereea of the last chapter of
fouryeara from September Sth, 1888, Matthew : "Go ye therefore, and teach
with aro lights, at a pnco not exceeding all natlona, baptizing them in the name
iiiiiu nuiiuiuu uunnrn. wr uiumm. anu nr IhH Knlhnr. And of th Snn onrlnrih.
said lightlng to be in additlon to tbe Holy Ghost, teaching them to obcrve
present ligliting. viz: Sixteen aro llchts nll ihitu-i wlmtHr,vr t hnv nm,,,,i
U')' ed you: and lo, I am with you nlwavs.
now, tnererore, it la agreed byand be- oven unto the end of the world;" the
iweeu iuu imrucs uereiu, uiai me saiu rendcring in the new verslon being more
parties shall enter Into nnd be bound by pointed and nuthoritative, if possible
the foliowing agreement forfourycare tben in the old. After eayinglt waa the
from September Dth, 1888. flr8t time he bad attcmptod to preach a
item i. ino party or tne second part missionary eermon to nis people. and
agreea tu put ujj anu mainiain nine au- uiat jn.-rnaps iu ims regaru nenau laued
ditlonal aro lights for the purpose ot to come up to hia fufl dutyin the pulpit,
lightlng the Village of Bennington he continued to expound theaubject un
aforesald, Ior a period of four years der four beads. ' tbe command to
from bepteraber Olli, 1888. and that the bia disclplea or followcrs.for all time. so
same ehall be done witb reasonable dis that none ot u should ehrinkfrom duty
patcb, for the eum of one hundred dol. I according to our situation or meansto
lars (tlOO) ixt annum. for each of eaid eo. or aid in nendlne otliern to pnniiclij,.
ngnis, iu uu run on ine moon ecneuuie, iuo uaiions oi me earin, .m, ror what
and ehall be kept lighted until 2 o'clock were they to go ? To teach, or disciple
a. m. Said ligbts to be placed withln tho all nations, not the Jews only, as it had
village limils, under the direction nf the been expected by them tbe olfere nf lifo
party of the firet part, actingbr ila Board by thealeeelah would bccouflned.butlho
nt Trusteca;any chanReof tlielocatlonof parlillon wall hud boen broken down
said lights during the term of this con- aml every nation, kindred and tongue
tract, made upon the requeet of the was to bo brought to a knowledge of
party of the flrst part, shall be done by Christ. 3d. Tho mothods to bo used or
tne party oi the second part at the ex- followed ln carrying out tho ereat com-
pense of tho party ot the flrst part, said mand; baptizing tbem in (or into) the
aro lights to bo ot what ia termed two name of the Fatber, and ot the Son,and
thourand candle power, and tho moon i of the Holy Ghost, and still further
by lunning nway from duty. Jonah
irieu tuis anu laiied. To gain a strong
malure character without a eevere
struirirle. It ie thu tire that ri im frnl.l
To form an independent character ex
cept when tiirown on one s own re
auurce8. The oak is etrongest when it
grows alone. The platform uud back-
ground was elaboralely decoruted with
plauts and llowers, and as the morning
oervice was uiai oi uuiidren a Uay,
goodly number of sweet voiced birds
wero BuspeuUed lo add to tbe tovousutsa
iu ine occasion. xne meetinc c osed
amid the ilashing ot lightning and the
peiiis oi iiiunuer ijringiug lorcibly to
mind the xvorda of tbe Pealmisl. -The
voico of the thunder was in tho beavena;
mo ngninings iigntencd the world."
Ihcrewillbe u nraisfl eervice at the
Congregalional church next Sunday
evening. Among the music and hytuns
reudered will be somo of tbe choicest of
tne old authore. All nre invited to at
The Catholic Bishoo was uresent last
ounuay at me bt. Jo.'in Uaptist church
and admlstered the rite of conilrmation
to eomo twenty young candldates,
Mr. J. Allen at the Stato lino haa a
dog that goea to the Btation every night
after a paper thrown off the half past
bix irnin. tvnen tne wnisile biows bo-
low tbe station he starts up and acts un-
easy, us soon as told 'you may go and
get tho paper,' he trota to the Btation
und returns to the bouso bringing the
Bertha Gilbert is home from Vermont
Academy for the cunimer vacation.
ino uapusi ounuay bciiooi oDservcd n r n
Children'a Day Sunday morning. Tho II II U V
church waa nicely decorated with flow- II 1) I 0
ers, piania anu singing uiras. Tbe ex
ercisea wero entertuining and inetruo-
uve, and appreciated by the large audi
ence as was evident from the strict at
tention from beginning to end.
From tho Tribuno wo learn tliat
Evandcr Willard Uaniioy, a well-known
pnysician oi jnow lork. il ed last Kri
uay. 110 was born m Townscnd.Wind- rpi,. tij n . j. .
sor county, in 1810, and was graduated 1110 I lDeSC Oprillff JYLCalClIie
frillll llirlmnMll, f,l;nnl C.lln..., ! 1 "
.- iTti.iitit, ultllj .111 n r
1832. Ho nracticed at Grafton. Vt.. nml tfir lllfi flTlri Ynnnrr
Westnort. N. Y.. liniil flin w ,n, l n " "&.
went to iVcw York ctv. Illa
fathor, Dr. Waitstill It. Itanney, waa fl SPRINR TnMIP
Lieutenant-Governor of Vcriuoiit for H wrninu I UnlU
" was aiso a urotuer OI ana I'UItlFIEH far Supcrior to all "BITTErtS.'
It Iin a Hlieretofore nnoccnrfed, and marti
i new era ln tho treatmcnt
Ororwork, anxletr, diBcaao, lajr th fonndaUon of
cerroiia rrostratlon and weaknew, and cxrericnco
nfl BQOWn that thOIISUaVl rpmmllraldn nrt mr-rtA Ihn
uio nujwujBia oi wo nprrtnu TEU-m.
IWornmended bj profMsional and btulneu men.
juu iur circaiUB.
T)TTT?r TVfllVMJ trm r
DRY G00DS & CARPETS.
Study over them,bisectand dissect
them if you will, and you will find
them everyway moro than satisfac
DALE & SON are offering this week
per Yard forlifine, fast color Calli
Delaines, in new designs, is actual-
ly just about half-price, as the goods
were mado to retail at 15 cents.
A. DRYSDALE & SONfhavelsecured
000 yards which they will sell as
long as it lasts at the above special
You need a nice light-weight Wool
Dress for cool sunimer days, one
that's neither too light or very dark,
but yet that is nobby, stylish and
different in texture and color from
the fall and winter goods. Those
Margurite Honrietta Cloths at the
River Street Establishment are just
the identical goods. A. DRYSDALE
& SON'S first lot went off with a
rush at 95 cents per pard. Their
second lot is now open, bought so
they can be sold at the low price of
per Yard. This price is positively
22 cents per yard less than the samo
goods are being retailed at in Troy
and the largo cities generally.
(CorapounJ Extract Hops.)
"SARSA1UUI.LAS," and "CUKES,'
PIST BotUes 0XLY 50 Cents.
Ilunilreoa testlf to Ita Snptrlor Mcrlt.
It U compotcil of Itoola anj Darks, hlch have
lawver of Boston. IIo wns a hrnthnr
oi ur. s. K. Kanney ofthis placo.
Harry H. Hall of Jackson, Michigan,
son of A. B. Hall. with whom ho Is ns-
sociatcd in tho Loan & Insur.inen lnisi.
ness, has bccn spending a week or moro Iraro mediclaai value. acientincaii'y
with his cousill Jlrs. V. It. .Tmmirmu with Mi titract of frenh Hors. contali
TU! I- ,! . ., ... . Well kunwnvlrtn.a nf Ihla nl.n.
j 1119 is iuu iirsb vacation nn nas r.aici'ii i
In Uht ronr. n.l I. r.ti.:. "J."i?"t Bfls0? medicine to
ment to hini ns well as his frieuds, that
nis wiie and little daughter could not HMH M Hll I NT)
accompany hhu as was expectcd thev uuiuiuunu
would. Im PIVT HnillM .it nnlv r.l reiilc
Wni Arlington. " cheapcst Bprtng Medicla
I A .ll-A MI. 9 t,l,l 1 . -.
1 A tnnrmnmo.or l.aa linnn n .,!.- ivimnl. n . T. , . tx-liI.. .
..wa wc.i uia i iuk "-t.u wi, iDimy, nc, ii you are
nmong tho ninctiea for a few dava '""f""!? rroni any of theso dleaae do not fall to
i - irriuumoumn rin.
John Rattcr haa bourrbt C.A.nerrinlc'ii
A sister of Mrs. A. R. n.-ivia 1 vlalilntr
The C. L. S. C.'s metwitb MitaKmmn
Mrs. Wm. Buck and children nrp
spending n few weeks with her motiicr
in tne nortbern part ot tho Stnte.
Mrs. Charlea E. Buck enlnrtnlneil thn
ladies ecwine societv at ber honie lnt
Misses Boltum and Phillins sticnt Sat-
uruay anu sundav at Mr. u
Miss Itosetto Phillipa
try tUla grand medicine.
For aalo by all Dealcr.
C M OOLBURN & CO.
IMIOl'ItlRTOIIS, UUItlilNnTON, VT.
echedule shall beso construed as to o-
qulre street lightlng wbenerer It shall
be necessary owing to dark. elormv
teaching tbem to observe nll tblngs
wnaisoever i weaus; nave coitimanded
you: and 4tb tbe cncouraement eivan
nlghta during the moon: said lights shall! them In tbe work placed upon them,
ik euspcnueu ioriy reet auove tne uo, i am wnn you aiway, even
ground at auch points aa tbe trualeea
Item 2. Tbe partj of the flrst nart
agrees to pay to the party of tho secopd
tbe end nt the world. lle said there
waa much to encourage in tlio grand re-
...lt. -l..l. I .1 1 1.. V. .. (
dui.o niiii.ii uuu nuviuj ucvu uiwillieu ,
(ri the opening up ot the waya of l'rovi.
Flne French llata and Ilonncta. comnrialns the
uteat noveiues in Flowere. FeatUors. ITIra. Silk.
Sllverand Oold Qullli. Mllllnery IUbbona In
L. Beno-lal:lron'lStrlr;IIat Framaa for ladlea and
clilldrcn at 25 ccnta each, Hy aisortment ls the
moat cxtentlre ln town, and pricea ao low that
, . Ih-v -111..
pnmuneu a lew uaya ogo oy cracklntrl J
leavea. h MIS.Q H. fl HRIFCITU
, w w n, unia a a
10tt 37 Maln Btreet, Bennington.
Ploxie Craze Amonc tlio Itnccra!
Durint; the irreat walklnr match In Vtw VnrV
the leaillni; men, I'etrr l'anchott, bCS mlle; E. V,
Moorc,&31 mlla;6lDclaIr. the Scotch chantpion,
and Fred Mlles, ftl3mites, uacd Moxle through.
out lii rt-vk.auuurciarru 11 inonion inarreiloua
Inrlgoratorlhey eTer aw. Bome took 3 botlles
each day. They were Burprhed that Itleftno
rtacdon, llae sUmulants, and did not aecm to
low Ita e ffcct aAer large uc. Some aay that they
are going to use lt more freoly next tlme, and
bellefe they can clear the Coo rallo limlt nulta
raally, ni tncy did not put forth tlielr best cltort,
from rearof a reactlon, and brealc down the last
of the race. Mot of them tllered It was a
stlmulant In dlsgulse, at they did not know what
nrre food mcant. Thty all bcllero It will be the
great nerre and lnuscle Buoport ln f uture races.
The actreea are u enlhutiattio over It aa the
TheNewIlulldlnc of the Albany Ilnatneta
vunrR. mm r-iiuoi 01 Hllort-lland
and Type WrlUng.
la the be.t atruclura ilernt.. tn haln... A.lnA-.
tlonln the world. Cat&logae and intdratnsot
Addreaa, JOHN R, CAUNELL, Princlnal.
(a aa anu ST Xiorth l earl St., A.LBjutr,N, V.
Do not procrastinate. A. DRYS
DALE & SON are letting out just at
present unusually attractive bar
gains in CARPETS and PAPER
HANGINGS. As an extra induco
ment to Juno purchasers of; Car
pets, besides the advantage of the
particularly low prices, A, DRYS
DALE & SON will make up
Free of Charge
any Carpets thep may sell that re
tail from 50 cents per yard up-wards.
River Street, Bennington,