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n COMMENCED AUG. 8, 1837. ST. JOHNSBURY, VERMONT, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4. 1908. VOL. LXX-NO. 3683. fif ia llT 'Ml' v& iMi mr ill its ici n n ci in im iei hi in m mm ii 0 ffiE BERRY-BALL Dry Goods Oommencing Wednesday i W shall show a new up-to-date Paper for five different rooms in the house, changing same every third morning. They will bo shown in this order. i March 4, Parlor a 6, Dining Room 9, Hall 11, Den ii ii " 13, Chamber I 1 We think you will be well paid to take a look every other . .- day at our South Window. New Spring Suits Every j Day. The Berry-Ball UNEEDIT Gillette Razor Blades When you get a good Gillette Blade STROP IT Then it cuts better than a new one. Randall (B- Whitcomb, Jewelers and Stationers. V riff inr'imKTVm' Ml ''WIMW'i :I KEEP IN THE HOUSE f I , , 3,- I CARRY IN THE POCKET it At all Druggists, two sizes, 10 sssxsuksu vn-'wsa .ggssggg Company. Dry Goods Co, 11 ! "'"f Typewriter Supplies At the Cash Book Store. Type writer Papers, Smith Premier Rib bon and Carbon Paper. Also ribbons for the leading Typewriter Machines. F. O. CLARK. 101 Iiasteru Ave., St. Johnsbury, Vt. The American Throat Tablets For Sore Throat, Hoarseness, Coughs, etc. "The Best General Throat Tablet." FRATERNITY MEETINGS. Haswell Royal Arch Chapter, no. 11. Stated Convocation, Friday evening, Mar. KKt llFN ('.. CHKNKY, II. I. Di:uos M. Il.vcoN. Secretary. Faasnmpslc Lodge, Ho. 27, F. and A. M. Regular Communication, Thnrsdav even ing. Mar. 11'. IUvid K. Coi.i;, V. M. Df.i.os M. Bacon, Hfcurdtr. Palestine Commandery, Bo. S, K. T. Stated Conclave, Tuesday eve., Mar. 17. Hakky A. Hvrti.i:tt, K. C. Ii:i.os M. Bacon. Recorder. Knlehts of Pythias. Regular Convention of Apollo Lodge. No. j 2, Tuesday eve , Mar. 1(1. A. U. Mahsmam., C. C ' II. V Hl.MS, K. K. S. i Modern Woodmen of America. Regular meetings of Asisiua Camp. No. , Ml i-y. are held tirst ami third Tuesdays in j each month. Next meeting Mar. 17, lttOH. , H. I. I'u kehisii, Clerk. r.v;- ?i v :m, V. ' Mystic Star Chapter, Ho. 2, 0. E. S. The regular meeting will lie held YVcdncs- ! daveveiung, March 11. Mks.Lvi-i.i.a Ii. Hart. Worthy Matron. Mrs. Ckkm: Hack, Secretary, I'm. Tern. NfcW ADS. THIS WEEK. Cut Class A. S. llaskius. Cheeks First National Hank. New Music Hall. Wall Paper Kerry-Hall Dry Hoods Co. Y. M. C. A. Lecture Course. Napthn Cleansing Works. Corsets A hliie M. McNeil Shirt Waists Law rence I'. Leach ,V Co. Wooltej Suits Lougee S; Smvthe. Cigars 1 N. Hrown ,V Son. Hats Steele, Taplin & Co. Caledonia National Bank. Insurance Chas. S. Hastings. Sugar Tools C. II. Hoss Co. Insurance V. Y. Sprague ..V Son. Dissolution of I'.irmcrsliip Ilundy ,i Weeks. LOCAL NOTICES. You pay for what you get when you order Sealshipt oysters solid incuts, no water, no preservatives. Spaiilding's Market. I'se American Little Liver Tablets. They taste like "the real thini;" Sealshipt oysters because they are fresh, clean, and free from "dope." Spauldinji's market has fresh Sealshipt oysters every morning. Try the American Throat Tablets. New Spring styles Oxfords. I'tiiups and Low shoes front $:i.50 down. I'unily's Shoe Store. Make the stomach happy with a Mi-o-na tablet before meals. A guarantee is given by Y. H. Kastman to return your ."Oc, if Mi-o-na fads to cure any form of stomach trouble. Now is the time to use Ilyomei, and be cured of catarrh. Fresh supply just received. Costs nothing unless it cures, is the way I sell it. VY. I. Kastmau. The Ladies' Circle of the Church of the Messiah will meet Thursday afternoon with Mrs, A. VY. Babcock, Caledonia street. The meeting is called to sew for Iirightlook Hospital. S. I). Angel! Co.'s spring catalogue and over 100 samples of laces, embroid eries, white summer goods, etc. Orders promptly filled. Mrs lieorgie Kowcll Carletou, St Main street. LOCAL GATHERINGS. Mrs. Abbie M. McNeil is again occupying her accustomed place in Mrs. Patrick's millinery parlors, and her advertisement elsewhere will call your attention to her line of staple goods and spring novelties. Ilradstreet's Weekly trade report in dicates that the present difficulties in the granite trade will somewhat effect general conditions, but that other lines of manufacturing show a tendency to increase. From agricultural districts fanners report that the demand for pro duce holds good. Potatoes still bring 8 ft Si THE NEW fHUSIG HALL TUESDAY, MARCH 17th JI LES ML'RRY PRESENTS THE FAVORITE ENGLISH ACTOR W. A. WHITECAR IN THE GREAT AMERICAN PLAY An Old Sweetheart of Mine. Dramatized from James Whitcomb Riley's Poem. A strong Company. Special Scenic features. Seats on sale March 11, at 12..'!0. Prices 50c, 75c and $1.00. ft and 25 Cents. good prices and while there is apparent ly a fair amount of hay. prices hold up well. Loose hay brings from $13 to $18 per ton, while first grade of pressed hay sells at $21. At the next regular meeting of the N. E. O. P., Saturday evening, March 7, a new ritual will be presented for con sideration by the lodge. There will be no entertainment and the lodge will be called to order at 7..'i0. llodge's orchestra has lxen engaged to furnish music for a masquarade ball in Weeks' hall, North Danville, Friday evening. Yesterday being Maundy Tuesday the pupils of the parochial schools en joyed a holiday. Rooms in the new Iirightlook hos pital are to lie lun.ished by the South Church Home Missionary society and by Mrs. ' A. Richardson in memory of her husband. New patients at Iirightlook this week are Mrs. L. H. Pond, St. Johns bury, Mrs. George Copp, East St. Johns bury and Lucian Moore, Passumpsic. Mrs. T. L. Noves of St. Johnsbury and Mrs. Harvey of Groton have been dis charged Manager Spencer of the Fairbanks grocery store begins this week his annual cutting of western beef, and all who have ever patronized this department of this store will be glad to read this announce ment. This beef is always first class in quality and the quantity is such as to supply (til customers. Manager Spencer will be pleased to add to his large list of customers who at this season of the year always expect to have their table sup plied with good beefsteak and roasts. Retrenchment is the order on the St. Johnsburv o: Lake Chaniplain railroad. The smoking car has been taken oft' the mail train, which saves the expense ot one brakemau, ami the crew of the shift ing engine at Svvanton has been dis missed. The crew of the morning ex press train will attend to the shifting. Mrs. Arthur Wilder has received a second letter from Valencia, Spain, from an alleged prisoner in the castle fort who promises her all kinds of money if she will ransom his daughter. About once a year some Spanish crook writes some one in this town for money, but Mrs. Wli.ler is the only one who has been importuned twice. Dissolution of Partnership. Notice appears elsewhere of the dissolu tion of the partnership ot the carriage firm of Bundy & Weeks. Clinton Ii. Weeks retires from the firm and is suc ceeded by F red S. Woods, the bookkeeper at the Fairbanks grot-cry store. Mr. Weeks will remain with the new firm through the summer months and later go on the road for some carriage firm. Mr, Weeks has been a resident of St. Johnsbury for 17 years, has been 1H years in Mr. Iinndv's shoe store and since ls'.i'.i associated with him in the carriage business. He is one of the most popular young men in St. Johnsburv, has been active in the social and political life of the community and one who will be much missed. He will retain his resi dence in St. Johnsbury and his future business will be so arranged that he can spend the summer months each year at home. Mr. Woods has long held the confidence and esteem of his townsmen and has many triends who will wish him con tinued success in his new relation with one of St. Johnsbury's most active business men. ft ft ft ?! ft ft ft ft Woman's Club. The March meeting of the St. Johns bury Woiuan'sClub was held at Pythian hall Monday afternoon. About fifteen Lyndonville ladies braved the storm and accepted Mrs. Ilazen's invitation to at tend the meeting. I'lifortunately their train home was on time and they were obliged to leave belore the meeting was over and before many people had a chance to meet them. The program was opened with music, a soprano solo by Mrs. Blanche M. Itrockway, selections bv the club chorus and a soprano solo by Miss M. Blanche Sparhawk. The committee on travel and current events had charge of the meeting. Mrs. Anna 1). Pearl, chairman, introduced the speaker, Mrs. Ellen B. Turner, who gave an exceedingly interesting paper on "The Land of Windmills." The paper showed much knowledge of the history of the Netherlands and the keenest observation. In the summer of I'.lOti Mrs. Turner vis ited Holland and Belgium and this paper is the fruit of that visit. She described particularly the places she saw, Bruges, Brussels, the field of Waterloo, Antwerp, M. G. Barnard & Co., BROKERS, 35 Congress Street, Boston. Tel. 1899 & 4306-1 Main. New York and Boston Stock Ex change Stocks and Curb Stocks sold for cash or on an original Eleven Payment Plan (No Margins). BUY Amalgamated U. S. Steel Cal. & Arizona Goldfield Con. Nipissing EUREKA MINES CO. A consolidation of valuable prop erties in one of the coming camps. When we visited this camp in July, th'-re were only three producing mines. At this time there are le tween twelve and fifteen. The 8 per cent preferred stock which will be listed immediately upon the Curb, and will sell from $1.00 to $l.2 a share, carries with it a bonus of common stock. CRAWFORD RANNEY, Pythian Building, St. Johnsbury, Vt., Local Agent. Open a Savings Account - AT- Citizens Savings Bank and Trust Co., ST. JOHNSBURY, VERMONT. ConiinenciiiK January 1 , 1908, we pimrantee 4 PER CENT interest on all Savings Deposits, which is eom m. u ruled semi-annually. All taxes paid on $2,000 or less. If not convenient to call at the Hank, deposits can he sent or w ith drawn by mail. Capital and Surplus. $ 220.000 Deposits, 2.200.000 JOHN T. RITCHIE, Treasurer. Father's carried on margin. A Lite Insurance premium is a margin which secures the sum a family can save i!' father lives, and does save; which they lose if he dies or docs not save. r,9th year. Na tional Life Ins. Co. of Vt. (Mutual.) W. W. SPRAGUE & SON, Gen. Agents of Northeastern Vermont, St. Johnsbury, Vermont, EASY TO TAKE I Guaranteed under Food The Hague, Scheveningen and Amster dam. A very good idea of the countries, the manners and customs of the people could le gamed from Mrs. Turner's talk which contained many interesting bits of historical and literary allusion, and was very interesting. The business meeting followed the program, when announcement was made that the art class, conducted by Kev. Dr. S. G. Barnes, will meet at Miss Bingham's studio next week Thursday afternoon at 4 o'clock. There will be five meetings, and no expense to the class. Notice was given of the public meeting in Athenaeum hall, Thursday evening under the auspices of the forestry committee. In the absence of Mrs. Freelove Spaulding, chairman of the social science committee, the president pre sented the contract with the district nurse, Mrs. Emma Houston, who has LECTURE COURSE. B0ST01A SEXTETTE CLUB AND MELVA CLEMA1RE, Soprano. The All Artist Concert Company. New Music Hall, Friday, March 6th. Prices 35, 50 Spring We are showing new Spring and Summer Dress Goods, Wash Goods. Fancy Muslins. New Scotch Ginghams in fancy plaid and stripes. 25 cents yard. New American Ginghams, 1 21 -c and 15c yard. New Colored Linens. Ladies' Spring Suits. The new Spring Suits are here. Beautiful new styles and finely tailored. Special values at $25.00. CLEARANCE SALE. The balance of our Winter Stock of Coats and Furs at COST TO SAVE PACKING AWAY. Call and look them over. Agent for the Home Journal Patterns. Ritchie's Dry 39 Railroad Street, nn Mffi UK7B AutomoEbsBcs Are the popular priced cars of today. The increase in sales of these machines is positive proof of this statement. Immediate delivery. Call and see them. W. A. WRIGHT. The Boston Automobile Show will be held InMachanics Building March 7 to 14. I will be glad to furnish any further Information which I am able to give and would like to hear from all those who are planning to attend this show. The American The Best Laxative." and Drug Act, Serial No. 1034. lieen working the past month. She has made 90 visits, which proves the fact that there is need ol such a helper. The committee ask that any who wish to contribute old cotton send such to the chairman, who will be ready to answer anv tpjestions during the hours ot 10 to H and (5 to 7. Mrs. Ralph Hooker was admitted to club membership Tea and waters were served by the social committee. Jubilee Singers. The world-renowned Canadian Jubilee Singers in combination with the Impe rial orchestra will give a concert in Grace Methodist church Saturday evening. This is a fine colored company. All first class artists, and every number is a mu sical treat. and 75 Cents. Goods Store, St. Johnsbury, Vt. Liver Tablets Purely Vegetable. :;!. r-- fj :! I IS !