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THE ST. JOHNSBURY CALEDONIAN, DECEMBER 28, 1898.
8 :OCOOOCOOOCQ$ AMONd THE FRATERNITIES. Sherman Court, C. 0. P. At the regular mretinx ol Sherman Court, No. 627, C. 0 F., on Wednesday evening, the following officer! were elected lor the ensuing year: Chief ranger, John R Corbett. Vice chief ranger, John Gunn. R( cording secretary. W. D. Brown. Fiiiflncialsccretarv. Thomas Morris. Treasuter. P. A. Roach. Trusties D. F. Lynch, John Banahan, Edward Buckley. Medical examiner, Dr. Frevost. The officers will he installed on Wed nesday, Jan 4 1899. Caledonia Lodge, I. 0. 0. P. At the annual diction of Caledonia Lodge, No. 6. I. 0. 0. F., on Monday evtning. these officers were eltcted: N G., E A. Farr. V. G , H. C. Bond. Sec, L. F. Miner. Fin. Sec. 0. C. Amidon. TrflS . I I. DOW. Thi officers will be installed next Monday evening. Moose River Encampment. At fhe last regulur tnnting of Moose River Encampment, No. 6. 1. 0. 0. F., on Dec 23, these officers were elected : C. P., G. H. Stearns. H. P., I. J. Dow. S. W L S. Morris. S . E. E. Gognon. F.S..S H. Kent. T.. C. A Miles. The installation of officers occurs at the next regular meeting, Jan. Id, lot " lowed by an oyster supper. At St. Johnsbury East. Mm. S. L. Morrill has gone to St Johnsbury to spend the winter with her daiiuhter, Mrs. liiizaocin tnapman, Miss Annie M. Smith of Mt. Holyoke and Charles Graham of Dartmouth, are spending the holidays at their homes in this village. Christmas was observed at the Con gregational church Fiiday evening with singing ana recitations oy mc muim-u and two will loaded cnristmas trees As Mrs. Mark Hovey was alighting from the sleigh at the church Friday night she slipped on the ice causing a paimul sprain ol neranKie. ToseDh Lamere has moved into the Hudson house. Miss Carrie Griswold of the Vergennes High School is spending her vacation at ber home in this village. The annunl meetiiiKof the Grove Ccme terv Association will be hel I in the church vestry Tiiendnv, January 3. A Bell Service. The service neXL Sundiiv will be called a "Bell Service," AH are requested to hrino- a message which will be deposited in a ox and placed in the chuich bd which will be decorated lor the occasion This box will not be opened until nut New Year's day when they will lie read. The sermon and singing will also be ap propriate to the day. St. Johnsbury Center. There was a goo ) attendance at both the Methodist and Universalist Christ mas tree's also at the concert at the Methodist church on Sunday evening. Miss Violet Muncaster ol St. Johns- bury, bus been spending a few days with friends in this place. Miss Ethel Ford is spending her vaca tion with her mother, in Bristol, ft. a. William Scale ol Providence is at E. D. Bradley's H. A and A. L. Butler spent Christ mas with their lather, Beauman Butler. Mrs. J -ho Dana is quite sick. Williard Goss, of the Vermont Univer sity, is spending his vacation at U. G Goes'. PERSONALS. Pearl Countryman ii visiting friends in New York. Herbert J. Warden spent Christmas at his borne bere. Lawyer Slack spent Christmas with friends in Barre. Mrs. S. D. Stone spent Christmas with friends in Barton. Frank C. Mattern left Saturday for Boston to visit his parents. Ned R. Stiles, of Burlington, is spend ing a week with his parents. Clarence Tucker spent Christmas at his home in Bethlehem, N. H, Walter Husband, now of Sheldon, is in town erecting his many friends. Dwitrht C. Drew.- Yale 1900. vtstted friends in town one day last week. La wver Dunnett was called to Spring- field. Mass., Saturday on business. Mrs. George Giffin, who has been sick for some time, is slowly recovering Sheldon Boright, Si. J. A. '96, Harvard 1900. visited friends here last week, Eddie MeCutcheon went Monday for a short visit to Montpelier and Barre. Miss E. W. Blodgett of Burlington is spending the holidavs at her old home Mrs. W. H. Cook is stopping for the oresent with her brother, L. G. Spencer, Mis Jessie Noyes is employed in the office of the Percival Mfg. Co., at Bar ton. Mrs. C. L. Goodell of Boston spent Christmas with her sister, Mrs.- C. to Stone. Mr. and Mrs. P, F. Hazen spent Christ ith relatives in New Bedford Mass. Lawrence E. Tupham of Hartford I Ann - Rnrnt Saturdav in town with - r - I friends. R. v. Charles H. Morse supplied the Coni?reeational pulpit at Barton last SunHay. T. Henry Brackett, from the University of Vermont, spent Christmas with his Barents. Miss Carolyn II. Lincoln of Springfield Mmss.. in visitir.c her sister. Mrs. Arthur F Stone. Ernest Hamilton of Boston University visited his brother, Edwin, the first of the week. William Hutchinson, St. J. A. '96 Dartmouth '99, was in town the first of the week. Lawyer A. E. Corriveau of Montreal spent Christmas with his brother, A. J Coiriveau. Mrs n. C. Bartlctt of New Boston. N Orange Elections. Sheperd Pomona Grange held their annual election last Wednesday evening, which resulted as follows: Master, L. W. Gray. Overseer, H. C. Powers. Lecturer, Mrs. P. C. Houghton. Steward, George Willey. Ass't Steward, Fred Houghton. Chaplain, Mrs. E. H. Hallett. Treasurer, C. A. Hoyt. Secretary, E. H. Hallett. Gate Keeper, C. Clark. Pomona, Mrs. Fred Spencer. Flora, Ma Ly'ord. Ceres, Nellie Gray. Lady Ass't Steward, Mrs. Fred Willey, The officers elected by Wide awake . r i omnoe. St. onnsourv venire, arc un r - - " - lollows: Master. S. W. Learned. Overseer, E. G. Learned. Lecturer, Ida Learned. Steward, F. I. Brewer. Ass't Steward, J W. Learned. Chaplain, Mrs F. 1 Brewer. Secretary, Ma M. Lyford. Treasurer, H. C. Powers. Gate Keeper, C J. Bowker. Pomona, Beatrice Brook. Flora, Saada Gage. Ceres, Mrs. fl. C. Powers. Lady Ass't Steward, Mrs. S. H. Piper, Pleasant Valley Grange West Water ford has elected the lollowing officers for the coming year. Master, E P. Carpenter. Overseer, R. M. Lawrence. Ltcturer.Mrs. M. E. Ladd. Steward, C E. Cushman. Ass't Steward, M. E. Ladd. Chaplain, Mrs.J.E. Curtis. Treasurer, H.J Patrick. Secretary, Edna E Hovey. Gate Keeper, H. E. Ward. Ceres, Mrs. C. E. Cushman. Pomona, Mrs. R M. Lawrence. Flora, Mrs. H.J. Patrick. L. A. Steward. Mrs. F. W. Hastings. The installation will be given Friday .an.. 1 , I - . . -1 pvpninp'. an. lata, ana win ue muuc y - public. All are cordially invitea to at tend. The following is a list of officers elected for Tnrlenendent fzranee P. of H. for 1899: Master, Bradley Itigalls. Overseer, Arch. Craig. Lecturer, Mrs. H. P. King. Steward, H. P. King. Assistant, Steward, A. A. Barber. Chaplain, Mrs. Cora Vance. ' Treasurer, A. F. Emerson. Secretary, Mrs. A. F. Emerson. Gatekerper, Fred Day. Certs, Mrs. A. H. Day. Pomona, Miss Carrie Mathewson. Flora, Miss Mary Day. Lady Assistant Steward, Mrs. A. Barber. Thr rln mil CPS bv the recent flood at Bennington have been nearly all repair ed. The streets that were wasnea out have been put in order. I not nusuing town rises superior to disaster every time. The Bennington Machine works have just shipped two car loaos oi ncmjr machinery to the largest pulp making concern in Sweden. The shipment in eludes the equipment lor three grinders. ThRov Bios., of East Barnet, reeeiv- ed last week over 400,000 hooks lor bat racks. This tnakes a new addition to their business and will make thingslively id their shop this winter. P. Haskell of Boston has he nnnninterl trustee for the creditors ol the Waite Kiver Jf aper company lotuv ed at Bradford. At Fairbanks Village. Miss Ethel Wriirht. who has been spending several months in Boston, re turned last Wednesd iy. Fred Day of Whcelock visited his brother, Sylvester D iy, last Thursday. E. M. Ford spent Christmas at Cabot A. F. Morse of Barnet visited at H. B. Ford's last week. Miss Etta Robinson is spending the holidays at Lyndonville. Si viral of Thomas Wilkie's children have the mumps. Miss Mary Nute is quite ill. New Year's Ball. The St. Johnsbury Guard will hold a New Year's concert and ball in the Armory next Friday evening. Graham's orches tra ol seven pieces will furnish music and will be assisted in the concert by Sam Currier, reader. Kitty Straub, skirt dan cer and S. M. Worcster.charactersketcn artist. With the above array ol talent a fine entertainment is assured. After the concert, dancing will be enjoved until 2 o'clock. Relreshments will be servi d and a general good time is anticipated. The boys hope lor a large attendance, as the number of members ol the company is only 18. There is quite a large amount ot money to be paid out the hrst ol Jan uary and the Company takes this method ol raising a p rt oi the sum. Y. fl. C. A. Notes. The association will hold "open house" next Monday from 3 to 9 p. in. All friends of the association are inviied to call during these hours. Rev. A. C. Hussey will conduct the young men's meeting next Sunday alter noon. Entensive repairs are being made at the gymnasium and when compl ted the room will be greatly improved Theiron posts are beii g removed and the ceiling and floor will be t-upported by trusses. The gallery will be cut back and the toir replaced by smaller ones. The changes will be completed in season lor the classes which Im gin their work next week. II.. visited her sister. Mrs. W. A. Uittie, last week. Hrnrv Fuller of Montreal was the guest of Prof, and Mrs. Henry Fairbanks over Christmas. Col. C. S. Forbes of St. Albans was in j town Monday on Dusiness cunucticu with the Vermonter. Prof. Charles D. Hazen of Smith Col lege Noithampton, Mass., is spending the holidays at his old home. Mrs. Horace Wakefield and grand daughter, Blanche Smith, went to Uoston Wednesday, to spend the winter. Dr. Barker, who has practiced here for several years, has decided to move to Burlington and will leave January 1. Mr. and Mrs. Wescott returned from their wedding trip Monday evening and were given a serenade by their friends. T..hn 8. Cameron of Salt Lake City and sons John and Don of Yale College spent Christmas with Miss Sadie Came ron. F. 0. French is unable to attend to his duties in the draughting office, as he has not fullv recovered from his recent long sickness. Arthur D. Lnmson and wife of Boston, nr.. were in town raonuay visiting who. Lamson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. James H. Holder. H. C. Bond has gone to Danville to take charge of the Caledonia National Bank during Cashier Mattocks' extensive wr stern trip. Dr. and Mrs. Gartland of White River Junction spent Christmas with Mrs. fiartlnnd's Darents. Mr. and Mrs. Pat rick Trninor. Hon. Henry C. Bates has had his pen sion increased from $10 to $17 a month and George E. M Questen has had his raised from $6 to $8 a month. The many Iriends ot Rev. Henry E. Jewett of Berkeley, Cal., a native of this town, will be interested to learn that he has been chosen associate editor of the Pacific, the organ of the Congregational ists on the Pacific slope. Mr. Robert Mackinnon started for Washington Tuesday to visit her son, S. Robert Mackinon, who is a member of the United States Marine Band. She was accompanied on the trip by her sister, Miss Etta M. Newell of Hanover, N. H. O 000000: 8 O GREAT MARK DOWN 8 8 8 SALE Death of Albert Hall. Died at St. Johnsbury. Dec 22,Thoma Albert., eldest son of Samuel W.and Mrs Nancv A. Hall of this place. His illness was short and his death a surprise manyt only a few weeks ago be returned from his work in Littleton on his wheel, which he never rode again. Albert lived twenty-one years; he bad hardly begun to make his mark or try his capabilities. He was a dutiful son, correct in conduct, if in fault ready to coniess it. He was anxious to go to the war with Co D, of which he was a mem her, but was not accepted being physical ly inadequate. His open and gentle dis nosition made him many friends who share the deep griel that has fallen on the family. WANTED. FOR SALE. ETC c.il .Hv.rtii.Tnpntn will be Inserted in Mil i-ninmn in reading matter type at tne rate of two cents a word lor the nrst inser ,i A wnrd for Bttbseauent in. sertions. Cash must accompany the order.l Wanted. A eirl wanted lor general housework. Apply at No. spring street. MrTirn Tn Whom it may concern Shall load stock tor market Jan. ?nd, 1899. and Irom then on only once in two weeks until further notice. W. A. Kicker, Summer Street Laundry. This is the tiIhcp to vet vour laundry done in r . ? - . workmanlike manner ana in a wujr uoi, will suit you. InsT. A soeckled female hound, spayed. Medium size, long ears, weighs about 35 lbs. Finder will be rewarded by returning to W. G. Bartlett, Harvey. To Rent. A pleasant, convenient up- ttaira tpnpnirnt. suitable for man and wile or mother and daughter. Kent ner month. Inauirc of Mrs. A. L. Davis, 59 Summer street. Cookery Craft and South Church Calendars on sale at P. O. Uark s. North Church Calendars tor sale at Rrnoks-Tvler btore. Bmaham s and Simantou's. Price 60 cents; six cents additional for postage. To Rent. A nice tenement at No. 4 Spring street. Eight rooms, sunny side, modern improvements, nam. bihiuuc ui C. C Bingham. Stop Paying Rent. Money to loan on easy payments. M. H. Eddy, Agent ot Conn., Building and Loan Ass'n. House to Rent at 13 Charles street. Inquire of I M.Cushman. For Sale Cheap. Over thirty nice white Chester pins and shoats. E. P. Allen, St. Johnsbury Centre. Rooms to Rent, with or without board, at 99 Main street. For SuRViCE-Regist. red Ayrshire bull. Prince ot Warden, No. 7841. Imported from Canada. Terms, $1.00 at time ot service. with return privilege. U. G.Goss, St. Johnsbury. Machinists Wanted. Men used to job work on shw mill and engine work. 0. V. Hooker & Son. Boy wanted on a farm to do chores for his board and attend school. Must be good milker. E. P. Allen, St. Johnsbury Centre. Lot of shoats, breeding sows and pigs for sale. J. F. Adams, East Barnet, Vt. Wagon9 Stoked at the usual rate. Storage especially free from danger by fire. Inquire ol O. V. Hooker at son. Typewriting. Rolie Cobleigh, County Clerk's office. Young Pigs lor sale at low prices. Car penter Bros., West Watetford. Gold Watch found on Railroad street Dec. 7. Owner may have same by prov ing property and paying for this advertisement. LADIES1 CHILDREN'S WINTER JACKETS . AT RITCHIE'S DRY GOODS STORE, . - - ST. JOHNSBURY, VERMOMT. O o 8 RAILROAD STREET, 8 0 000000000004 t 8 8 8 Art 40000000000004 A Christmas Surprise for Everybody. Surprisingly Large Assortment. Watches, Clocks, Jewelry. Surprisingly Superior Goods. Surprisingly iLow Prices. Surprisingly Appropriate Presents. WHATEVER YOUR WANTS MAY BE WE CAN MEET THEM BELKNAP the JEWELER No. 80 Railroad Street. Presentation of Account. ELLEN R. PIKE'S KSTATB. Statb op Vermont, Caledonia District, ss. In Pronate Court, held at the probate office In St. Johnsbury, In Raid district, un the 21st day of December. A. D. 1898. U.Dcan Patterson. Admioistratorupon the est a e of Ellen R. Pike, late uf St. Johnsbury in said District deceased, present his ad- ministration account lor examination ana allowance, and ma km application lor aecree of distribution and partition of the estate ol snid deceased. Whereupon, it Is ordered by said court, that said account and said application be referred to a session thereof, to be held at the Probate office in aid St. Johnsbury. on the 14ih day of Januarv A. D.. 1899, for hearing and decision thereon: And it is fur ther ordered that notice hereof be given to all persons Interested, by publication of the satm three weeks successively In the Caledonian, a newspaper published at St. Johnsbury, previ ous to said time appointed for hearing, that they may appear at said time and place, and show cause, if any they may have, wh" said account should not be alio wed and suchdecret made. By the Court, Attest : WALTER P. SMITH, Judge. University ot Vermont Notes. The pr.zes for the entrance examina' tions have been awarded as follow? Lntin, George Percival Auld: Greek, Miss Elizabeth Converse Johnson; Mathema tics, J. E. Donahue. All are graduates of Burlmirton Hich School. Honorable mention in Latin was given to Howard Mattinol Washington; in Mathematics Peck of Burlington. W. Goss of St. lohnsburv and E. K. Severance of Brattleboro. WEATHER RECORD. At Bingham's Drug Store, for the ween ending Dec. 27, 1898. Tuesday Wednesday. Sunday . . Monday.. Highest Lowest 28 3 ... 83 "8 .... 42 28 .... 41 30 .... 37 23 , .... 81 12 .... 23 1 Marriages, next School Notes. All the schools in town begin Monday for the winter term. Mrs. Lucius K. Hazen has been engaged to teach the eighth grade ol the Summer street school in place of Miss Fyler, re signed. Mrs . Hazen taught' this same grade at one time and will receive a cor dial welcome back to St. Johnsbury, Creamery Notes. The Barnet creamery paid patrons 2V cents per pound for butter lat in Novem ber. The highest test was 5 30, the lowest. 3.70 and the average 4 917. The Noyesville creamery of Walden paid 22 cents a pound 'or butter lat, their highest test being 6 85 and lowest 4.05. At the Post Office. Advi riised letters for the week end ng . Die. 24. 1898. Albert Armstrong. Wm Billtm, Jnhnie Coburn, Thomns Fecteau, Myrtle L. Gould. W. H. Reed, E. Q Stephens, Jesee Walker. Special Services. C'ltntiiencing on Tuesday night, Jan. 3, a series of meeting to continue lour nights will be held in the Church of the Messiah. Visiting clergymen will preach each night except Fridav, when the pulpit will be filUd by the pastor, Rev. Harry Lnwrence Veazey, who will sp.ak upon 'Earnestness nnd Enthusiasm in Re ligion." Besides the pastor, the !ollw- ing clergymen will speak; Rev. Dr. Booth ol Morrisville; Rev. II. E. Benton of Derby Line, upon "The Re-birth of the Church;" and Riv. E. V. Sievcnsof Lvndonville upon "Cultivation of the Devo ional Spitii." A good musical ser vice will lie rendered eiich evening, and the public is cordinlly invited to attend. A similar seritsol meetings will be held at the fame lime in the Universalist chuich in Morrisville, Lyndonville and Derby Line, a circuit to be filled by the ministers named having been arranged. Illustrated Cooking Lecture. Miss Anna Barrows of Boston will give an illustrated cooking lecture at Music Hall Tuesday evening. She bas had a large experience in thislineof work and is well known throughout New Enirland. The programme has been arranged by the Woman's Auxiliary of the Vermont Dairyman 8 Association and we leel sure it will prove interesting and instructive. All ladies will be cor dially welcomed at the special meeting Wednesday morning. Vermont News. John Conrad ot Islnnd Pond, attempt ed to break the United States seal on a bonded car and is under arrest. The charge is a very serious one. Mrs. Lydia 0. Tenney, whose 103d birthday anniversary was celebrated at West Concord, N. H., Dec. 8 died at the home of her son in tlmt place Dec. 19. The RuMand railroad directors at a mtetmer held in New YorK fieciarea a semi-annual dividend of 1 per cent. It was voted to buy two new loromotives, and the president was authorized to buy a quantity of rails. Mrs. Carroll S Page of Hyde Park, nceiitlv stepped on a needle, a half inch ol which was lelt in her 'oot At last accounts the surgeons had failed to re cover it. She is the third member of the ex-governor's lamily to carry a part of a needle in the body. 1. C Tnhnahiim Tire 21. bv R)'V. G. C, Waterman. Georet C. Wilkie of Concord, N. H., and Jennie W.Stevenson oi ai. junnsuurjr At. St. Johnsbury, Dec. 24, by the Rev. ft r Wntennan. Clinton B. D iy, ol Wheel- ock. nne Lottie M. Holder of St. Johnsbury. li.MahfMn 1 lof 91. VlV Rt V. T . W. Hun-is. rd Underwood of Harawicn ana Miss Llllo Llarj ot Greensboro. At Passumosic. Dec. 26. Nelson Rash and Miss Jessie Gadley i.n..n.tr.ntpr npp. 21 hv Rev U. M. McKinlav, William silley and Aoaie oimonas, both of Itarnet. a r.t nnnvlllr rire. 20. bv Rev. F. E. r...i Mr. Ti-nnir ncmimr and Frederick B. Cross ol M. J onnsourv. ai mc nuiuc i bride's parents, E. P. Brickett. 1 P.nrhaffl Dec. 28. bv KfV. F. B tUr- mi.. Tavlnr unit Brvin T. Hobart. of the home of tne Driae'S uarrnis. uum ui Pmi-hnm. A ho at tne same time anu um AHrile M. Tavlor of Peacham und Frank M. Edwards ol concora. n n. At Glover, Dec. 22, Mrs. M. H. Mason. At I.vndonille. Dec. 25. George G Mor- rison, aned 73 vcarh, 10 mu. At North Danville, Dec. 26, Florence, vnuno-.t nnushtiT of Mr. and Mrs. F. A. 'Emerson. ad about one year. At East Hardwlck. Dec, 20. Mrs. Orvillc Slapn. aged 78 years. At St lohnsburv. Dec 22. Thomas Ainert lilrt mm of Mr. and Mrs Samuel W. Hall, aged 21 ears. Annual Village Meeting. Thi. inhnhltnnts of the Vlllaae of St. Johns bury. who are lepalvot. rs in said village, are hereby notified and warned to meet at the Town Hall in sain village, on Wednesday, Jan. A, iSog, at 0 o'clock in the forenoon to act on the fol. AKTICI.K 1. TO elect all necessary u fr,r the vrnr enulriL'. to wit: A president. clerk, treasurer, collector of taxes three irus- teis to serve for one year, tnree auauors unu .... i fx -.. uiarilpn. ' iuTii-i.it a To see il tne village win 4.n .... i ... .Mnnv nn ih. crrnnd list of said Vlt Inge to detrav the current expenses and pay the Installment ana interest uu uk iuuuv- Hl,f nnmlnir rill. In 1 RQU a bTir, t a xn ape ft tne viiiavc win to use the Australian ballot svMem at the next annua! mcrting, Jan, o, 1 9' 0. i . . n A T uhnt nptiort. If ail V. tt,. ..in,,... win tab in reirn-nce to nnnroprl- ating specific amounts f. r each department ol the village for the ensuing j ear. iDTini n Tn . what action, if any, the vill ige will take in reference to permanent .... u'u.i.rn nvpnue. Articlb 6 To see II the villuge will vote to maintain a lock-up as provMi d in inapt. 220. ec 53ii2. of the Vermont Statutes. AuTirr.u 7. To Hrr what action, il onv, i, m.ii..., win t.L. in r. forenpe i o Annronri' ating for outdoor band concerts as provided in Hi.iise bill No 63. of the law ol 1896. Articlb 8 To transact any other busl. ness that may be done at said mertlng AKTHUK F. 8T0N8, v lerk of the Village. St. Johnsbury, Vt., Dec. 20, 1898. Presentation of Account. GEOKGiJ N. BROWN'S ESTATE. State op Vermont, Caledonia District, ss. In Probate court, held at the probate office In St. Johnsbury, in said district, on the 21t day or December. A. u. loua. ll : uoss. txrrutor uuun inc iuai win and Testament of George N. Brown, late ol St. Johnslurv In nid district deceased, pre sents his administration account lor examin ation and allowance, and makes application for decree of distribution and partition oi th rvtnie of said deceased. Whireunon. it is ordered bv said court. that said account and said anolieation be re ferred to a session tnereol, to oe neia at ine probate office in Said St. Johnsbury. on the 14th oav oi tanuarv a. ii. iouu. ior ncumiK and decision therr-bn: and it Is lurther ordered that notice hereof he given to all persons Interested, by publication ol the same three weeks successively in tne Caledonian, a newspaper published at St. Johnsbury, previous to said time appointed for bearing, that they may ap pear at said time and place, and show cause, if any they may have, why said ac count should not be allowed and such decree made. By the Court, Attest, WALTER P. SMITH. Judge. LITERATURE W.D.HowcUl Is an internationl weekly journal of literary criticism. It Is s comparatively new penodical, which has been recognued Irom its first number a a tevww of the highest standing CRITICAL REVIEWS Thoughtful, thorniiRh, and comprehentive renews of all important publica tions in Ihe civiliicd wor d Krench. 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' Twenty-Five Jackets and Capes ! i ! To close at $1.98 each, sold the poorest of these son for $4.00. We have this sea- Twenty-Five Jackets and Capes $3 00 each, none worth less than $5.00 to $8.00. Fifty Jackets and Capes As fine as tailors can make, with III the prices cut right through the center. These are prices which show as great a loss to us as we hve ever had to nnke. If you oan't take the Garment at the time, make your seleotion and a small piynnnt and we will hold goods for you ten days. LOUGEE BROS. & SMYTHE.