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THE ST. JOHNSBURY CALEDONIAN, DECEMBER 28, 1898.
THE TOWNS AROUND. BARNET, J. F. Harvey has completed one of his big snow rollers for the town of Monroe. Tbe first in that town. William Cilly and Miss Addie Simonds were married last week Wednesday. Chester Somers has gone to work for B. S. Djw of E tst Barnet. Miss Mabel Perkins. Miss Nellie Harris and a number of other Barnet people attended the lair at Monroe laBt week Wednesday. Miss Perkins sang a solo and encore and, Miss Perkins and Mirs Harris a duet. Plin Mason is at home from Harvard for a few days. Mr. and Mrs. Whitney and Miss Per kins spent Christmas at Jerry Byron's at Monroe. Mr. and Mrs. Miner and daughter Edna of St. Jo.hnsbury spent Christmas with R. K. Laughlin. Miss Nellie Bone and Miss Mary Gates of South Ryegate are visiting friends in town. At the annual election ol Sunday school officers last Sunday all the old officers w.?re re-elected except the business com mittee. Mrs. Mary W. Boardman, Mrs. J. C. Welch, R K. Lauyhlin, Miss Edith Wallace and Scott M. Farnum consti tute the new committee. A new office was created, that of assistant secretary, and Miss Nellie Harris was elected to the office. Mrs. Jane Martin hns been sick for over a week. J. S. T. Wallace was un able to be out of the house Sunday. The Ladies Aid of Barnet Center will give an oyster supper, Friday, Dec. 30, at Wilbur Nelson's. All are invited. Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup will prove a quick and sure cure for croup. Mothers, when your children are attacked with that dreadiul disease, yon can depend on this marvelous remedy. It never tails to cure at once. Price 25c. WEST CONCORD. Christmas Entertainment. Our Christmas entertainments began here on Friday afternoon, when Miss Ranney's scholars prepared a pleasant surprise for ber. As she entered her school room in the afternoon her pupils greeted her with, "We wish you a merry Christmas," and there on the platlorm she saw a Christmas tree prettily dec orated and Men with many beautilul things. Her looks and words of surprise were answered with a chorus of " They are all for you." Not one pupil out of her large school failed to bring her some gilt and some were very fine ones. It was a most graceful way of showing their love . and respect lor her, and her words nt gratitude and pleasure lortheir thought'u'ncss fully assured all that their kindness and love was fully appre ciated. It was a day long to he remem bered by teacher and pupils and one nl the pleasant things which help to brighten our way. Miss Ranney also remembered her pupils each with a pretty gi't. The Christmas exercises were held at the Methodist church Saturday evening with a lull house. The entertainment was very fine and all seemed to enjov it. It consisted of singing by tbe choir and little ones, and recitations bv the young people and little ones. The two trees were la'len with pretty and useful gilts. The UniversiHist church held their Christmas exercises on Monday evening. There was a large attendance to listen to the very interesting programme which had been prepared. The house was very prettily trimmed with evergreens, which added much to the pleasure of the even ing, all taking part in the exercise doing nicely The two trees were prettily dec orated with pretty gitts which delighted all present. Cassius McGregor of Boston visited his mother here last week. 0. F. Harvey is having the store, which was lormerlv occupied by the late B. F. Currier, in the block, finished off for a tenement. Warner Bingham is at Barre this week attending the poultry show. Robert Hull, who has been attending school at Windsor, is at home for the Christmas vacation. Fred Ladd of St. Johnsbury is clerk at the West Concord House. Miss Eva Howard, who has been visit ing friends in Massachusetts for some time, returned home Thursday. The Methodist Sunday school was re organized Sunday and the following officers elected: Superintendent. Harrv Currier; assistant supt., Mrs. George S Howard; sec, Miss Mnrgnret Hull; trens., Miss Eva Howard: librarinn, Walter May ; choristers, Mr. and Mrs. H. H. May. Mr. and Mrs. Albert E. Owen of Me thuen, Mass.. are visiting friends here. Among those who were at home to spend Christmas are A. E. Red, May Wadleigh of Pike Station, Miss Ursula Cutting ol Est Burke, Mrs John Mann and daughters and Ernest Lee of St. Jchnsbury. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Smith and son of East St. Fohnsbury visited Mrs. Charles Smith Saturday. Fred Frye, who has lived here in town for some time, was taken to Vergennes by Sheriff Cobleigh a short time ago. The 1. 0.0. F.and D. of R. were invited to spend Friday evening with Mr. and Mrs. Henry Gee. Thirty-five accepted the invitation and enjoyed the pleasant social visit, also the bountiful supper which was served The remains of Solomon Buckminster of Victory were brought to this place for Dunul Monday. Andrew" Lvon has been suffering se. verely with a carbuncle for some time past Mr. and Mrs. M. M. Tatro and Miss Cleona Tatro of Biddcford are visiting at C. A. Miltimore's Rev. Mr. Austin of East Burke was Unable to be oresent Tuesday and Wed ncsday evenings at the Methodist church us w.s expected last week, but Rev. J 0 Sliernurne preached an excellent sermon on Thursday evening, There will be only the Thursday and Friday evening meet ings this week as usual. Bucklen's Arnica Salve. The best salve in the world for cuts, bruises, soreB, ulcers, salt rheum, fever Bores, tetter, chapped hands, chilblains, corns, and all skin eruptions, and posi tively cures piles, or no pay required. It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction or money reiunded. Price 25 cents per box. For Baleby Flint Bros. DANVILLE. Rev. S. Knowlton preached a very fine hnstmns krrmnn nn 2..A.. Ch and the following programme of special music was rendered: Carol, "Awake," Adara Gelbc r. Chorus Choir. Carol, "Day of Da, a." r. prank Lehman ... t-Borua Choir, them, "There were Shepherds." , .., . , w- 0. Perklna An "o: Holy Night." U AdolphAdam Hymn, "Jcbus a child his coure begun." .uoweil Maion Miss Minn Trail t,n. k.. ....... nnw una IKTCII Vlttllllllg her sisier, Mrs. Sam Currier, has re- "ucu iu mrr nome in Barre. Mrs. Isaac Morrill had a partial shock ' paralysis Thursday, b Ut ifl rerfivprina lowly. " Annual meeting and election of officers I Washhurne T.nHtro P 0.1 rl A Vf Wednesday evening. ' ' ' Christmna PYPtvioia rf knth Vi.,n.t.a were very largely attended and the trees . II 11 .1 ,t , a . . - wire wen mieu witn useiui ana valuable presents. Ketlt KfinwI'Tkn IB hnm CfAm DnafAM University law school for a short vaca- tipn. C. H. MdHnr-lia U - 1 ......... ,w..v fcv iiaiv inn brother. Samuel Mmtnrlro in Haatinim Neb., for the winter, where he hopes to regain his healf, which has been poor lor some time. H. C. Bond of St. Johns bury will act as cashier during his ab sence. Ira Preston bury over Christmas. Mrs. deCitae PntlW an1 ann et Ktrt Montpclier are stopping at Horace RUWC Frnnlr Dnnn and wtfo rf Cf- Tthne1.iiru . " ' '. 4)nj iiiuoum; visited at Henry Face's last week. . Asa Fellows of Boston is visiting at YY.C. Heath's. Georire Rnnrlnll frnm 1-f nrdwirV !aafnn- ping at Abial Shurtleff s. NORTH DANVILLE. Clinton Carpenter of Wolcott and Martin Sanborn are to run A. M. Mc Farland's saw mill this winter. The Christmas exercises and tree drew a large crowd Saturday evening. The exercises passed IT very well and the tree was well filled with presents lor young and old. Misses Effie and Ethel Waldron spent the holidays with theirparents, Rev. and Mrs. J. u. Waldron. The former has a position a bookkeeper in the Wallace printing office at St. Albans and Miss bihel is stenographer in a law omce in Enosburg Falls. Florence, the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Emerson, died Mon day morning after an illness of three weeks, agid about one vear. huneral services will be held this afternoon at 1 o'clock from the church. The bereaved family have the sympathy of a large circle of Iriends in this their hour ol sorrow. Mrs. F. W. Green has been quite ill this week. A. M. McFarland is able to be out again after his recent illness. WEST DANVILLE. Leon Adams is at home Irom Swanton through the holidays. Christmas exercises at the church Sat urday evening dnwotit a houselulasit was a beautiful evening. Louis King has added some new har nesses to his stock, and also a new steel runner two-horse sleigh. George W. Farrington and Clayton Farrington are home for the holidays. George Gile has bought out F. D. Per kins' goons in the Rankin block and moved his family into the tenement up si airs. HARVEY. Mr. and Mrs. lames McGill went to St. Johnsbury to attend the funeral of John Welch, A social was held at J. L. Woodard's last Wednesday aiternoon and evening. Thomas Stevenson ol West Barnet visited his brother, J. H. Stevenson, one day last week. Mr. Wheeler of Woodbury was in this place Inst Wednesday to visit his son in law, Luther Brown. Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup cures anv cas, ol bronchitis, lung af- lection and grippe. Physicians prescribe this rehab e remedy, and druggists re- commend it; because it never tails to cure, and costs but 25 cents a bottle. WEST BURKE. Miss Townsend, Miss Soencer, Miss Densmoreand Mr. Smith are nt home tor the holidays. Mrs. Powers has sold her millinery business to Mrs. Dearborn ot Newport Possession given the first of February. E nest Warren is visitiiig relatives in Massncbusetts. M, onrl Mn Hnrrv Graves of Barton. vt. JnH VI. o Frunlt "Trelren of Lvndon and Mr. and Mrs. John McLellan of il I a. f 1. ...i ... n er in tAtvn With UlOVCr BpCUb VUllBlultAa wv.. - relatives. Ira Carr is working for Fred Porter. Lorenzo Hall is reported seriously ill, threatened with pneumonia. vtr and Mn. Carl Gilfillan were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charles, Walter of Lyndon Lhnstt as day. QLOVER. Dr. A. E. Leonurd of Boston, is at Chaoin Leonard's lor the holidays. I P TnvW is can-vine the mail from Barton, and L. P. Drew commences on the new route between Glover, Gloverton and Maples. There were Christmas exercises at Maoles Friday night. It is reported that Haynes, Hanche te cs Co., are interested in tne new cream erv at West Glover. Mrs. M. H. Mason died Thursday after an illness of several months. Schuyler Bick ord is making repairs on Mrs. Sumner Blodjictt's house. C. M. Hngnr has leased the hotel nt North Hyde Park and taken possession t- ci. ..!,.. I A at hmntlra. The truly marvelous cures of Asthma which have already been effected by Dr. .. . i . .. rmi-f ninlv mil lor Kuuoipn ouiniiiiiu",', w.. .... - - notice; His preparation (Scliiff;nntin s . .. . . -......, nnv aivpfl instant Astnma .uiej. -v , . . . renei in me inooi ,"' v . . . ,.f.ia ,ti nrnni Ol cases, DUl piraiivti, r --- - which hear what the Town Clerk at Cavalier. N. D.. Mr. ' W. Sererus, says: . x i.i-J n,:rh oolhmn for 2U years, about 8 vears ago I started to use your Asthma Cure, and have not had an attack tor six yeara. LYNDONVILLE. Chrlitmas at the Schools. Christmas was celebrated at the village school Friday afternoon by a. concert ana tree in the second primary room. The exercises were by both the primary schools with Miss Campbell and Mrs Kogan as teachers. There were over two hundred persons present, including me scholars. A fine programme was carried out, the little folks doing them selves and teachers much credit. There were two trees which were heavily load ed with presents for the children. At the close of the exercises the superintend ent, Rev. W. C. Johnson, made a few pleasing remarks to the scholars and to the parents, which were supplemented oy Principal W.J. Smith. Death of Mr. Morrison. George G. Morrison passed away at three o'clock Christmas morninir alter an illness of about two weeks with the grip. Deceased was born in Fairlee February 25,' 1823 and was nearly seventy six years ol age. He was a very active, lojal member of the Methodist church, and -lor a long time has been class leader and superintendent of the bunday school. He was rarely absent from the meetings, 'unless detained by sickness. He commencrd work for the railroad company in 1862 and worked tor them about four years as carpenter belore coming to this place, since which imehe has worked constantly for the company, with the exception of four years spent in Lalilorma. He is surviv ed by his wile with whom he has lived over fifty years, their goldm wedding being celebrated here laBt May. He also leaves a son, B. G. Morrison of this place. The funeral was held Tuesday afternoon at which his pastor, Rev. W. Johnson officiated, and the burial took place at Bradford Wednesday. The bereaved wile and son have the sym pathy of the entire community in their afflction. Lively Runaway. Quite an exciting runaway took place last Wednesday forenoon when a span of horses owned by A. J. Roberts ot bhel- fiild. hitched in front of Sterns' store,- took fright at the blowing of a car whistle and being hitched by the rein, broke the harness and ran down Rail road stieet. L. W. Watson ot Sutton had a team hitched in front of Chenev Brothers' drug store and the runawavs ran over the sleigh, breaking the back and also one runner and a part of the harness and tore on one of the horse s hoes. The horses were soon caught not having received any injury to themselves. the street was full ot teams and it was very fortunate that no lurther damage was done. E. I. Blodgett who has been confined to the house with rheumatism is now able to be out of doors and to walk without the use of crutches. Mrs. Anna Bowles who is ill with con sumption is gradually tailing. A few weeks ago she was presented with a fine new house gown- by the ladies of the Rebecca Lodge. The Woman's Club hold their next meeting with Mrs. G. M. Campbell this week Friday. Following is a list of the officers elect of the Famsworth Relief Corps: Presi- lent, Mrs. Verona Weed; senior vice- president, Mrs. H. S. Collison; junior vice-president, Mrs. Mary b. bhorey; chaplain, Julia A. Child; treasurer. Lydia M. Allen; conductor, Mrs. Jennie li Powers; guard, Elizabeth Hosmer. The firemen's entertainment and ball last week Tuesday evening was a succes in everv way except the attendance, there being only a few out which tact was very discouraging to the hremen, as the money was to have been used to buy new rubber suits. Rev. E V. Stevens, the new Universa list minister. !ihs moved into Mrs. H. E. Folsom 8 tenement house on Park avenue, recently vacated by Dr. C. W. Staples. To Cure a Cold In One Day Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets. All diuggists relund money it it fails to cure, 25c. The genuine has L. B. Q. on each tablet. LYNDON CENTER. The village school was- closed the last three days of last week on account of the illness of the teacher, Mrs. Dessie Locklin, who has the grip. Miss Lilla Carpenter and Miss Flora Campbell were both out of their schools a part of the time last week on account of illness. W. J. Smith spent the few days of his Christmas' vacation at Stannard, with his brother, who is very ill with typhoid lever. Mrs. Lulu Dennis and little son, ol Grovei on, are visiting her mother, Mrs. George Dresser. Grace Kidder, who has been with her aunt in Bangor, Me., for several weeks returned home Thursday. Mrs. F. L. Pugsley returned from Har rison, Me., last Thursday. Mrs Esther Gray, who has been in the Brat'lcboro Retieat for several months, is at her brother-in-law's, Albion Weed, nt Stannard. The coi dition of her mind is somewhat improved. Many in the village are suffering with the grip, among them are, Mrs. S. L. Nichols, W. F. Stoddard, Mrs John Cox and Mr. and Mrs. G. A. Downey. Rev. G. A. Downev was presented with a purse of about $27 on Christmas eve which was very thankfully received. Alanson W. Morgan was also presented with $10 as a slight token of apprecia tion ol his laithlul care ol the church as janitor. Elwyn G Campbell and Miss Effie E. Campbell are home from their schools in Maiden and Highlandville, Mass., to spend the holidays. Miss Ethel Webber was presented with a new Buus piano as a Christmas gift irom her father. Mis. Webber also re ceived a verv substantial present of a check tor $100 from the Daniels, Cornell Co., n wholesale grocery firm of Man chestrr, N. H., for which Mr. Webber is traveling salesman. Prof. Herbert J. Piper, a former teacher of the Institute, is visiting at Austin W. Bean's. A remedy for Nasal Catarrh which is drying and exciting to the diseased mem brane should not be used. What is need ed is that which is cleansing, soothing, protecting and healing. Much a remedy is Ely's Cream Balm, To test it a trialsize for 10 cents or the large for 50 cents is mailed by Ely Brothers, 50 Warren Street, New York. Druggists keep it. The Balm when placed into the nostrils, spreads over the membrane arid is ab sorbed. A cold in the head vanishes quickly. PAssunpsic. Christmas Sale. The Chris1 mas sale, eupper and enter tainment which has taken so much of the time and energy of the ladies of the church for the past few weeks has come and gone and was in every particular an overwhelming success. Every article of any material value was sold and for a good price. Nearly one hundred-people partook of the chicken pie supper and at tbe concert Thursday evening the church was crowded. Great praise is due to the committees having the matter in charge for the perseverance they manifested in pushing the affair to such a successful termination. At least $80 was cleared above all expenses. The thanks ot the society for the very material aid they re ceived from many of the meichants of St Johnsbury, who generously contrib uted articles ot value to enhance tbe pro ceeds ot the sale, are hewby extendid; and also to E. A. Morgan ol Barnet, and Harry Harvey ol St. Johnsburv, who gave va'ued and valuable assistance in the concert, our heartlelt thanks are ex tended. The concert was well received, several selections receiving encores. The cantata by the children was especially well rendered and . they deserve much credit tor the'excellent manner in which they spoke and sat g. Beside the cantata there was a ladies' quartette, a male quartette and a double mixed quartette. Mr. Morgan sang two solos in a very acceptable and pleasing manner. Alter the entertainment the audience were invited to remain and look over and purchase the remaining articles, which a large number did, and the articles on sale were quickly disposed of. At the close of the sale S. J. Hastings in behall ol the teachers ot the Sunday school presented C. H. Woods with a nice chair. Rev. John Service preached in the Bap tist church last Sunday morning. The annual election of officers for the Passumpsic Sunday school resulted in a re election of m arly all of the old officers: Superintendent, C. H. Woods; assistant superintendent, Mrs. A. P. Hawlev; secretary and treasurer, J. a. Somers; li brarian, Frank S. Shepherd. Mrs. Archibald Miller of Lunenburg spent Christmas with her daughter, Mrs. T. M. Keith. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Denio were in town over Christmas at J. D. Gould's. They returned to their home in Barton Tuesday. The first lecture in the Passumpsic leci ure course comes next Thursday even ing, Dc. 29, and is given by Wendell P. Si afford ol St. Johnsbury. Subject, "Whittier." Rev. C. D. R. Mcacham begins his pastorate with the Passumpsic church next Sunday. Let us give him a cordial reception and a full house. Hond's pills cure liver ills, biliousness, indigestion, headache. Easy to take, easy to operate. 25c. PEACHAn. A Double Wedding. A pleasant affair was the double wed ding at Orange Taylor's last Monday, at which time his daughter Addie was married to Frank Edmunds ol Concord, N. H., and his daughter Alice to Irvin Hobart of this town. The ceremony was perlormed at 12 o'clock,' Rev. Mr. Currier ot Danville officiating. Christ mas and wedding dinner' at 2 o clock The brides were dressed in pale blue, trimmed with white lace and silk, and bead trimmings. Alter a reception held Tutsday evening, both couples lelt for their future home in Concord, N. H. At the sacred concert Sunday evening the following special musical programme was rendered : Voluntary, Fan'nn In H., Dr. R. Manse Mr. P E. Palmer. Anthem, "Prince of Peace," . Marks Ch..ir Sone and duct. "There were whisperlnes In the Heavens," Gabriel B. R. Mackav and Dr. Mackay. Son. "The Ui.ls of the Lord," Stearns P. J Stoddard. Song, The Heavenly Stranger," Selected Minnie E. Brown. Duet. Insi.lrer and Hearer of Prayer, Geibel B. K. Mavkar and Margaret Harvey. Song, "Calvary " Rodney Nellie M Horvev. Sonar. "The Lord is My Shepherd," Barri Dr. Harrimnn. These were interspersed with gospel hymns, also remarks by Kev. J. K. Wil liams. George Guile and lamily have moved to West Danville, where he has gone into ' ... r i. r business witn rrann rcming. Marv Bailey is home from Chicago. Cecil Paul Irom Hard wick is spending a few days witn inenas m town. There is to be a watch meeting at the Methodist church Saturday evening Vlis Marv I. Wav is home from her school in Brooklyn, N. Y., to spend this week. l:mie Rlanehard has resigned her post tion at St. Johnsbury and is home lorthe winter. Mrs. CO. Clifford spent last week with friends in St. jonnsoury. Among the students who are home for the holidays are: Willie Williams, from Williams College: Stuart and Jack Hunt, irom Burlington; Annie Williams and P.lixa AHnms. from Mt. Holvoke: Fannie Rowe, Irom Johnson; Louise Bailev, from St. Agnes' scnool in Amany, n. x Mrs. Dr Eastman from Woodsville visited at Karl Morse s last week. Mr. Williamson of Hardwick has b en visiting his ditughter, Mrs.C. O. Clifford, for a few Hnva mist. . ' The Christmas exercises all passed off very pleasantly ana were mucn enjoyea bv all. Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Pollard of Groton iiwni Knnrlnv in town. E, H. McLachlin and eon from So. Hadley Falls, Mass., are at home to spend this week. For Over Fifty Years. " Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup has been used by millions of mothers lor their children while teething. If disturbed nt night and broken ot your rest by a sick child suffering and crying with pain of cutting teeth, send nt once and get a bottle ol "Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Svrup" for Children Teething. It will relieve the poor little sufferers imme diately. Depend upon it, mothers, there is no mistake about it. it cures diarrhoea regulates the stomach and bowels, cures wind colic, soitens tne gums, reduces inflimmaiioh, and gives tone andencrgy to the whole system. "Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup" tor children teething is pleasant to the taste, and is theprescrip tion of one of the oldest and best female physicians and nurses in the United States. Price twenty five cents a bottle, Sold by all druggists throughout the world. Be sure and ask lor "Mrs. Win- i sIom's Soothing Syrnp. RYE0ATE. Among those who are at home spend ing the holidays are MisseB Anna and Lottie McLam of St. Johnsbury, Miss Ethel Morrison of Franconia, and W. G. Ricker of New Haven, Conn. Mrs. D. L. Woodruff of Littleton, N. H., was the guestof Mary S. Beattie last week. Miss Lillie Symesis visiting her brother, E. E. Symes. in Topsham. News reached here laBt week from Mon tana of the sudden death of Charles Abbott. His older brother, Eugene, ar rived at his old home with the body Sat urday, tbe burial taking place Monday. Horace Symes spent Sunday at home. Mr. and Mrs. P. L. Sargent are at their old home for two weeks. The Christmas tree and exercises at the church Saturday evening formed a very pleasant occasion. The entertainment consisted of readings given by Carlyle McLam, music by Winniired Milligan and Carlyle McLam and a vocal solo by Mrs. William Thompson SOUTH RYEOATE. Misses Elizabeth and Mabel Hall, who have been spending the Christmas vaca tion with their parents, will return to the normal school at Randolph Satur day. The Christmas entertajnment at the Presbyterian church was very largely at tended, all the available space being occupied by an appreciative audience The literary and musical programme was well rendered and two heavily laden trees were soon stripped, giving happi ncss to young and old alike. The pastor was among those remembered with a generous gilt of money. The Reformed Presbyterian church will hold a New Year's entertainment in the church next Monday evening. The week of prayer will be observed by the Presbyterian church, meetings being held every evening next week. Mrs. Jacob Mills with her. daughter, Edith, is visiting' her parents and will return to Middletown, Conn., Friday. The High School closed last Friday for two weeks' vacation. Mr. Howland, the teacher, has gone to Cambridge, Mass., on a visit. Mrs. William Johnston from Concord, N. H., with her husband, who is work ing in Barre, are visiting at Janus Johnston's. Many People Cannot Drink coffee at night. It spoils theirsleep. You can drink Grain-0 when you please and sleep like a top. For Grain-0 does not stimulate; it nourishes, cheers and feeds. Yet it looks and tastes like the best cof fee. For nervous persons, young people and children Grain-0 is the perfect drink. Made trom pure grains. Get a package from vour grocer today. Try it in place ot coffee. '15 and 25c. NORTH WALDEN. Edward Garfield ot Burke, wasintown last week, the guest ot his sister, Mrs. Henry Downer. Charles Brown spent a little time in St. Johnsbury recently. Fannie Stafford went to Boston Thurs day. Henry Downer and family moved to Lyndon last week. John McPherson returned home last week, from G. L. Johnson's, where he went for work. The Patterson families spent Christ mas with Herbert Kittridge's people. The report that Arthur Beals had been working with the Crusaders in another part ol the state is erroneous. Our teacher. Miss Howard, spent Christmas at her home in East St. Johns bury. There Is Class of People Who are injured by the use ot coffee. Re cently there has been placed in all the gro cery stores a new preparation called GRAIN-0, made of pure grains, that takes the place of coffee. The most deli cate stonnich receives it without distress, and but lew can tell it from cothe. It does not cost over V as much. Children may drink it with great benefit. 15 cts. and 25 cts per package. Try it. Ask lor GRAIN O. GREENSBORO. C. L. Baker is much improved and we are all glad to see him out again. Rev. C. L. Guild is on the sick list and no services were held at the Congrega tional church Sunday. Ned Underwood ol Hardwick and Mss Lilla Clary of this town were married Wednesday by Rev. J. W. Harris at the home ol the bride s parents, Mr. and Mrs A. S. Clary. The couple started on a trip to Canada and will be gone several days. The programme at the Congregational church Satin day evening was well ar ranged by Superintendent J. A. Crane. Prayer and reading ol the scripture by Rev. J. W. Harris; recitations bv the children were nicelv given, and" the music, under the direction of L. P. Pin nev. was of course first-class. Asiil boat trimmed with bunting and laden with presents occupied one end of the platform and alter the other exercises the presents were distributed tretjy to old and young Miss Mabel Guild is home from Crafts bury for the holidays. EAST HARDWICK. Death of firs. Slapp. Mrs. Orville Siapp, who has been for more than a third ol a century an inhabt tant of the town of Hardwick, a con sistent Christian and a Inith'ul member of the Baptist church, died at the home of her son, Charles A. Slapp, Dec. 20, aged 78 years, alter an illness of eighteen months. During her illness she has men hilpless and was most tenderly cared for by her son and his wile. She leaves two sons and a daughter to mourn her loss, besides her husband, to whom she had been married for "nearly 60 years. She was buried from the home ol her son, the funeral being conducted by her pastor. Rev. A. N. Woodruff, assisted by Rev. W. S. Stmt hers. Soma Foolish People Allow a cough to run until it gets beyond the reach ol medicine. 1 hey olten 8ay "Oh, it will wear away," but in most cases it will wear them away. Could the. be induced to try the suecesslul med icine called Kemp's Balsam, which is sold on a positive guarantee to cure, they would immediately see the excellent effect after taking the first dose. Price 25c. and 60c. Trial size free, At all druggists. WATERFORD. ' . L. W. Gray has opened a blacksmith shop at Upper Waterlord. LUNENBURa. Rev. Mr. Fiske of Lvndonville gave the first lecture of the course Thursday evening to a well filled house and all greatly enjoyed his lecture on "The Cost ol a Boy." It was interesting Irom be ginning to end. The next one in the course will he on Friday of this week by Rev. Daniel Onstoll on "Our Great Naval Battles," which ought to draw a large audience. Mrs. Lorana Silsby and nieces are spending the Christmas ho'idays with Mr. and Mrs. Fred Luce at Old Orchard. The Congregational society observed Christmas by exercises ai d a tree at their church on Saturday evening. The church was full, the exercises interesting, and the presents many. Mrs. Frost spent last week with her mother, Mrs. Silsby, who is very ill. The plumbing is being put in at M. V. B. Vance's house this week, which is near ing completion. When done it will be a very pcetty residence. Several boys were expelled from the village school one day last week. Henry Warner of St. Johnsbury is home on a visit. will be of more than usual interest during iSiyj. Desides a series of articles on noteworthy subjects, it will contain a comprehensive political and narrative HISTORY OF THE By HENRY CABOT LODGE, V. S. SENATOR who is eminently fitted for. the task, not alone because of his ability as a writer of American history, but for the position he has held in our government. There will also appear such articles as Admiral Sampson's Fleet Battle of Manila Bay By Lieut. A. II. Staunton, U.S.N. By Lieut. J. M. Ellicott, U.S.X. THEIR SILVER-WEDDING JOURNEY By William Dean Howell! A serial story to appear containing all that characteristic charm that has endeared Mr. HowelTi to the reading public. W.DHewtlls ft John Foi, Jr. . M H. S. Williams . ft The Princess By H. B. M. Watson A serial story full of adventure and strong situation. UNDER AN APRIL SKY By Brander Matthews THE RENTED HOUSE By Octave Thanet THE LOVE OF PARSON By Mary E. 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