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VERMONT WATCHMAN & STATE JOURNAL, WEDNE8DAY, DEfJEMBO !;, wn.
5 From Town r,oiT0S)on(lpnt8. Ilari'r. .1. W. Klint has boon ipiite 111 the pMI wook. u. w. Kiie,v )h la OhMtanooge, Tran., Md may lOMM tli"r. The Odd Pellowi beld h lodge batupint last Thqnday evening. wiiiimii 0, Qulnlan is worklng In Baat Barre for T. W. Bates & Oo. Tiiini W.Oordon haedleoerdedhltorutoh, rad wniks now wlthout a llnip. wm Mrnii played the orgaa hi the 0on ition )i church, i Sunday. C. 1 Bughcc has the foiindatlotis in for two !. 00 Kichardson street. Miss Della Keeler, the well known tratned niir.se, ls cotivalcscing from fever. New Year's hall of Uu Forestors the even ing Of December 31, at Music lmll . A daiighter of Krank Burke Is recovering from a severe attack of bronchitis. A danghter wu born Imi Saturday morn ing to Mr. Hiul Mrs. William Hi'HhIiIb. Mlss Klora CorlisK of Chelsea spent Sun day in town wlth Miss Anna Taplin. Krank (i uirley 1s working in the llnish-ing-rooni of the Colby furnitiire store. Oouhl & Nicliols last week placed a line piano in the residence of Dr. M D, I.amb. Mr. anil Mrs K I. Smith were regletered at Young's botel in Hoston, last Thursila.v. M. W. Jonea, who wenl to Now York city, reoently, to study, lias returned hotno. Mlss Kate Healey came botHO from Hos ton last week ill with the grip, lmt is better now. Mrs. Nathanlel Davlt was called to Low ell, Mass., last Thursday, liy the lllnOM of a nlster. Fred N. Uraloy lias a cltirksliip in the Na tional Itank of Barre, and began work last Friday. The work of putting in tlm steam-heating apparatus at the new school bntldtng iseom pleted. Kev. W, F. Potterof South Pramlngham, Mass., praaobod for the I'niversnlists last Sunday. The family driving horse of H. A. Duffy dropped dead last week, from cholera In fantuin. The village scliools began the winter term on Monday, there being no changc in teaehera. Y. A. Bradford was confined to his house, last week, threatened with intUmmatory rheumatism. E. C. French was contined to hta honse the greater part of last week, tussling with a severe cold. A small lmt Heleet company attended the bivalrn Hociable in the Congregational ves try last Friday evening. Mrs. F. V. Jackson has closed her branch wtoie at Chelsea, lmt intends to open another there iu the spring. The oase of Statev. Dombruiskio of Barre, for keeping llqaor with intent to sell, was oontinuod by oonnty court. R. P. Camp has beguii repairs on the Mitiard bouae and barn, Whtoo were dam aged by tire a fortnightago. K. A. Wllktnion is at home again, baving roalgned his portion as inspec tor in a granite niauufactory in Blng Sing, N. Y. George ,T. Towne has been appointed llqaor agent. H also takes a large part in managing theatrtoal attractions. Ad. Batobelder is awaltlog the arrival of ten carloads of horses, which bave been abipped blm from Washington state. Wi M. Kmerson has openod his frult and clgarstore in the Qordon blook,and has one of the most attractive stores in Barre, The Enterprite this week ropiea almost bodily OUr report of the Odd Fellowa' dedi cation, wlthout a word of credit. Help yourself. ITamilton Webster has opened a blaok smith shop near C. E. Tayntor & Oo.'s Btone-ahed, and intends to "down the com bination." James Bnrley, with tive otber SooUhmen, left Monday nigbt by train for New York -ity, whither they sail for the " old country." The Barre Club of the Granite State Prov ident Aaaoclatloo has rompleted its geven teenth loan sinee last .Tamiary, coinprising, all told, IflSt.OOn. The Granite City Clothing Company, com prlaing Brown of Boston and II. H. Dewey of Barre, is to occupy the soiith Htore in the new Bolster block. The nkating rink on Samtner street is enoloied by a board fenoe, and the proprl etor, Will Barnhart, is wait.ing for a oold Mtiap to overllow it. handlord .Teffords of the Central house began last Saturday to uiove into the new botel ereoted by ,1. M. and v. a. Perry, which is oalted the Yendoine. Mrs. Huby Wood, tuother of Israel Wood, was buried last Wedneaday from her late realdenoe, Rev. G. V. Longren otliciating. Her Bge was seventy-two years. Thirty-tive ooaplea attended the aeoond assembly of the Speneer ititles at their club rooui, last Veduesilay nigbt. The Mont pelier orrhestra furnished music. The Barre Library Agsociation have eleoted as offloera for the year enauing: Preaident, li. V. Braley; treaanrer. Mrs. o. B. Boyce; Itbrarian, Mrs. J, G. Nioboli. Alexander Gordon expects to raove into his new house ou Perry hill about Chriat maa, and K. C. French wants to move into iiisou French street about the same time. Nat Whittier is keeping books for the wholesale granite lirm of tlharles H. Moore & Oo., tlic former bookkeeper, Miss Page, baving returned to her home iu Woodavifle, N.H. A pleasant gathering was that last Friday erenins at the Hetbodist paraonage, v,ir which Bev, W, B. Bmttlieri and his wortby wife prealde, It was a reception to the oon gregation. .1. 1). Smith of tbe Emplre Granite Com pany li'ft, Monday nigbt, for Albany. N, Y., and wiii probabty oonauma a fortnight or nore riaiting otber plaoea in tbat state On business. The next entertainment in the leOtOri course is to be Decemher Hi. when Jtev. R, S. MoArtbur of Calvary Baplist churcli, New York, w ill ileliver a disi-tmraa on " The age in which we live." Yoters in school district No. H are to hold :i meeting to-morrow evenlug, at Aoademy ball, to see if they will authorize the treas tirer to issue S.iO.OiHl in bonds for funcling the praaenl Indebtednees, Another ehlerly indiviilual, it is rumored, lias been Imltatlng . Cady, and it was lomoreo last saturday tliat luHiad left town. ; Lne riimor proved mcorrect, and as no oeflaite proof has i i brougbi np, his name is not mentioned at preseiit. OitiaeUI llviog ncar the H ccmetery ad dilion bave served an injunction on' the town, cemetery commissioners and lot own ers, in uu altcmpt toprevent fui tlier liurials near their boUSes. The land was bought for the addition hefore the houses were built. Ooddard Beminary began its winter term last Weclnesday. Sotne of the old faM-s are misaing, bnl there are more new ones, and tbe attendanoe will belarger tban during tbe (all, The flrst recetion was beld Sat urday evening, tbe Barre orchentra in at- tendanoe, Charles Clark of Brattleboro is to lake the place in the clothing Htore of Frank Mc- wbortar lolongflilad byVioOurtla, wno ioi January i is to oonduot, iu oompany with Mr. Keith, tl. bool anil shoe business which Marvln Wilson begun. Vic's OU meroui (rlenda will not have togofar to hud blm, it. B. Orandall Bellel Oorpi aleotad the fcdlowmg ollicers at its last meeting: Preil dent, Mrs. P, (iale; senior vii:e-nreHident, Mrs. U Dodgej jutnor vlco-president, Mrs. I'. I,. Brown; treasurer, Mrs. M. Carpenter; seoretory, Mrs. L. Thurston; chaplaiu, Mrs. H. Klce: conductor, Mra. I.. Hutton; guard, Mrs. 8. Stoddard; assistaut couduetor, Mrs. O Oattll assislant guard, Mrs. A, French; delegate to dcparlmcut convcntion, Mrs. A. Thurston. The ejectment sidt of Milne v. t'arr was heard hefore Jottlot A. M. Jackman last week. Afler an exi lting controversy be twecn Iiwyers Gordon anil Martin, the ilc- fendanl weaedmltted wlthout haii to the prtvllegea ol tbe iall-yard, which in tbli Instanoe la bonndoa by the fonf bordef llnei oT the st te. The reoctitlv-elected ofllcers in the sister hood hranch of the Iron llall are as follows: P. 0. 3 Mrs. Alma Bradford; ('. J., Mrs Harrlel Rloei y. ('. J,, Mrs. a. L Harrlng- ton; ailjutant, Mrs. I.ena Keit h ; accountant, Mrs. Mary llowlauil; cashier, llattle ('amp; prelate, Mrs Kate Dewey; herahl, Mrs. Anna Mudgott. E. A. Prlndle, now In the en.ploy of Pbolpa Brotbera, is to do a itovei Hnwara and repairing business iu the store now oc cupied h.y his employers, afler they moVS into their new place In the Gordon block. The tlxtnres for the new store are now be ingput in, and the store Is to be ready for ocoupancy .lanuary 1. Miss M ria Kimhall, daughti'r of the late Bamnel Kimball, after whom was nameil Kimball Corner in Orange, died at the resl dence of I'harlcs Averill last week, at an advanoed age. The funeral WM Friday, Kev. & W, Longren offioiatlng, and the re- mains were taken to Orange. Miss Kimball was a sister of Mrs. George Waterman of Kast Barre. Kev. P. ('.. Abbey was last Wednesday evening ordalned imstor of the looal Bap tlstoburob, Dr. w. 8 Roberta of Burling ton delivered thnsermon, Kev. 1) K. Groft of St. Albans the charge to the church, Kev. J. S, Goodale of Soutn Ryegate the charge to pastor, and Kev. C. V ', Longren of Barre the address of WelooUM, It was a note WOrtby and pleasant occasion. Green Mountain t'ouncil, Koyal Arcanutn, has eleoted as ollicers to serve for a ycar Kegent, ii. ,1. Thwlngj vloe-regent, O. v. Martin; orator, 0. II Kenerson; leoretary, Homer Flttsj oolleotor, F. V. Jackson; treaanrer, .1. B Ohamberlaln; chapiain, U. S Oheever; guard, E L. Tracy; warden, Charles Cliaplin ; setitinel, K. A. LebOUr veaw; trustee for three years, G. F. Clark. The absurd circular which wai sent to II. K. Brennan, warni ig him to keep his dra matlo company away from Barre, and writ ten on paper whose heading comprised the iiames of H. L, Averill and W. W. Lapoint, has been printed and distrllmted broadcast. M r. Brennan also " razooed " the author of the circular hefore the curtaln last week Monday nigbt. The troupe playod to orowded houses. Apropos of the plaintive edltorlal in the last week's Kntrrprise, a proininent. Barre gentleman said last Saturday tothe VYATCH man reporter, with a twinkle in his oye, " I have noticed that th only thing which pre vented tbe Knterpriiu: being a better paper, was lack of time and space." DellolOUB sarcasm. Meanwhile, if you waut the cream of the news, put in readable shape, subsorihe for the Watchman. The Young People's Social Club beld an orlental aootable in the Unlversallst vestry last Saturday evening, and presented the pantomime " Blue-beard." Will Barnhart took the part of that bloodthirsty villaln, and Miss Lella Bucklin was " Fatima." Otbers in the east were Mlssei Btta Drew, Qraoe Page, Helen Btafford, Sattie Wells, Oarrle Wheelock, and Messrs, ('. E. Boltnea, II. M. Kichardson and Master I'aul Btafford. After the pantomime, cake and chocolate were served. The Barre Social Club is to hold its next meeting at .1. W. Flint's, the evening of Decemher 21. The toptc for discussiou is, " How oan we Improve and beautify our Village?" Here are Homeof the sulidivisions of the subjeot; Where are new Htreets needed? Bnould Main street be paved or covered with concrete? What improve nients are needed in the park'.' Should seats be providedi' What. Rlte would you favor for a publlo park? What trees are best BUlted for shading our Htreets. What oan be done to colleot and prenervo relicn and memoriala of tbe early history of the place'.' What steps oan be taken to form a inuseutn of thenatural history of the locality'' What linprovementa oan bemadeat the cemetery? What oan be done to provide a bospital? What site would you ehoose for the pnbllo library bnildlng? Where oan the road to Montpelier be laid out so as to be safe and pleasant? What would be the most appro priate soldiers' memorial? How should the grounds around the graded school be laid out? Each topic will be written at the top of a large card, and assigned to a couple who it is expected will put down their anawera, after talking the matter over to gether. The subject is of great Importance, and it is boped that muob practlcal Improve ment may reanlt from tliis evenlng'a dis cussiou. Very Ukely a report will bedrawn np, embodying the varioui saggestlons, or a part of thern. Berlin. I'orter Perrin hasgoneto Florida to spend the winter. Henry Bosworth is at home from the West for a short visit. Miss Helen Perrin has Bnuibed her course of training in tbe City Hogpital, Boston, and is at home for a few weeks Sohools liave begun, with Miss Effle A Turner teaoher in tbe lower district; in the bead Of the lake district, Miss Irene W. Hub bard: in the Benjamin district, Mr. I'ren tice of Moretown, and Mary S. Greene of Brooklield in the East Street district. West Berlin. The Berlin Granite Company is about putting np an exteusive addition to its Htonc-shcd. Kev. W. B. Wortben attended tbe district meeting beld by the Odd Fellows at Barre, last week, A stove has been placed in tbe Walting- room at the railroad atation an Improve- ment that w ill be afiprecialed by (be travel ing pnbllo. Rev, N. W. Cbaae, formerly of this place bnt now of I.as Cruces, New Mexlco, has been elected c'naplain of the Grand I.odge, 1. O. O. F., of New Mexieo. The roof of the new Imilding of Turner Brothers Si Perioni has been covered w ith Amerioan-made tln-plate, the lirst ever Uaed iu Washington county. West Berlin may now safely Be counted on the Hide of protectton, which Inanrea repnbllcan anooeai In '83, (ireat is MclCiuley. Braintree. Mrs. Flagg, niother of George W. Flagg, returned here froin the West, lust Friday. Snowsville Orange received three appll cations for meinhershlp at their last meet ing, and more are expected soon. Ira Hann, who it whh tbongbl was failing very fast, is improving and expectn to be able to beat the oyster Hiipper of he grange in . lanuary. Luoinda Partrldge, widow of tbe late Jo scph Partrldge, died in Brookton, tfass., laat week, and w ill he brOUgtlt to this town for bnrial this week. snowsville Grange met, Baturday even ing, Decemher 13, for the annual meeting, BOnferred the tbird and fourth degrees on tWO canilidates, and elected the follow Ing otlicers for the year ensuing: D ('. Dewey, master; M. K. Flint, ().; Salinoii Williauis, 1,.; (j. J,. Ilchard, steward: K. II. UOWard, assistaut Hteward; .1. A. French, treasurer; 0. J. Holden, chapiain; Mrs. Kiniua M. French, secretary ; Arthur M. Flint, G. K. ; Mrs. F. II. I'ackard, Ceres, Mrs. W, II. Perbam, Pomona; Martha 0. Howard, Fiora, Lnra B, Willhima, lady as sistaut steward. Brookfield, The circular eonferciu c of churches was beld witb the Fiisi church, ou Tuesday of laal week. The meeting was well attended and Intereatlng, Mrs. D. A. Morse in caring for her daugh ter, Mrs. MoWhortorof Barre, who ls suf fering from pulmonary disease. Miss Miiinii-, daiighter of William C. Clark, goes to Brooklyn, N. Y., this week, for the re mainder of the winter. Mrs. Joaepb l'artridge died at Uxbridge, Mass., at the realdenoe of her son, Dr. K. ,1. l'artridge. Funeral Hervieen were beld at l.'xbrldge on Sunday afternoon, and on Monday the remaltiH were brought here for Interment, iiuai lervloei being neld at. the homeof her daughter, Mrs. Kail Gavlord. on Tuesday. Cabot. Bchooll opened last Week. The sociahle Hociety of the ( ongregational church beld its Bnl gathering at M. S Bainea', at the LoWet village, last Frhla evening. There was a large cump my and all had an enjovahle time. The next one is to be at KeVi Hi A. ItnsHidl's, next Filday evening. There Will be a Chrlstmas trce nt tha Congregational church, next week Friday eveiiing, which will prohably be followed by hii oyster or chicken-pie Upper in tbe vestry. I'reparations are being made for a reiinion of all metn bers of the Congregal ioiial church, to be beld Friday evening, .lanuary 1. It Is de sireil to have all tuembers of the churcli who are nnaMe to be present to setnl a letter as their representative. Sui li leiters can bd addreaaed u J, M. Pliber, cierk. Calais. The regular Dteetlng of Wytnau II. Bur nap camp Sons of Veterans, for the ideotlon of ollicers, is Decemher 10, Herhert Kent has been ploWlttg, the past week, on the farui recenlly puri hasecl of Benjamin Whenler. We do not often see people in Vermont piowlng at tnia laaaon of the year. The fair nnder the auspices of Stow Ke lief Corps, Tlinrsday and Friday evenings of last week, proved very Hiiccessfiil, net- tlngintbe vtcinlty af twenty-flve dollars, Much credit is due Miss Nervie Fostcr, the president of the corps and her etliclent board of workers. The ollicers of Stow Woman's Relvef Corps were elected as follows: I'resident, Nervie I,. Foster; senior vice-presldent , Mariha K. ormshee, unior vloe-prealdent, Lieete B, Payj treasurer, Bdltfa L. Beardj chapiain, Roele Bumpus; guard, Ada A. Carr; secretary, I.nna E. Bancroft; assis- tant conductor, Hannah E. Batohelderi assistani guard, Emily A. Mcl.oud; dele gate, Martha Ormshee; alternate, Laura uoodelli The follOWlng Offloeta for the coiuingyear have been elected liv Slow post, O. A. li.: Commander, Charles Bnrnap; senior vioe commander, D, W. c. ormshee; untor vloe-oommander, dimeon Webb; quarter mas'er, F, v. Hammond; aurgeon, Martin Wheeler; i haplain, Ziinri B. Whoeler; of tieerofthe day, Chester Celley; offlcer of the guard, Wiflard Lilley; adjutant, T. T. Lamphere; sergeant, Major W. K. Bllts; quartermaater sergeant, S. H. Foster: dele gate, '.. B. Wheeler: alternate, T. T. Lam phere. Kast Calais. Louis Provost has moved into the Beniis house. The Unlon Sunday-school will hold its Cbristtnas exercises on the evening of the 'J.r)th. John Bancroft is very siok, and his re covery is uncertain. His son, Fred Ban croft of Pawtucket, K. I., has been with him for several days. The meetingii of the Obriatian Bndeavor Society will he held at D. 11. Dwlnell'a, during the cohl weather. The Hociety has just pnrohaaed newalnging-booki for its use. Chelsea. Anot'ier Hitdden death has made a strong impression on the comtnunity. Frank S. Tuller, a cutter in the shoe-factory, dropped dead at his heuch, Hhortly hefore noon on Thuraday. He had been for Home time suf- fering from a dlaeaae of the heart, and this was no doubt the oause of his death. He had been at work in the factory but a short time, but was well known here, baving been a Htudent at Chelsea Academy, and being prominently connected with H. E. K. Hall cami, Sons of Yeterans, of Wbioh he was the week hefore elected commander. He was a memher of the Congregational church in Tunbridge, anil was thoroughly respeoted for his manly Christian obaraoter. A brief service, condttcted by Kev. Mr. Shernian, was beld at the house of C. E. Godfrey, on Saturday morning, and more extended services iu the afternoon at the churcli iu Tunbridge, where Kev. Mensrs. Bhermab and Kamage olliciated. The em ployeea of tbe shoe-factory attended the funeral iu a body, and a large delegation from the Sonsof Veterans. Corinth. The creamery Imilding at East Corinth is ready for the machiuery, which is expected to he rnnnlng soon. The Sunday-school at the Center is to cel- ebrate Obriatmaa with appropriate exer cises on the evening of Decemher 25. C. Rolllna has rented his mill to Tbomaa White, and with his family will make an extended trip througb New England and New York. Mrs. Ellen Marsh died at the home of her fatber, S. W. Davia, Deoember 3, Bhe had been alok with oonanmption for aeveral montba, bul was qnite strong till about a week hefore her death, when she be gan to alnk rapidly. The funeral was held at Waita Blver on the following Saturday, Kev. Mr. Sherburn of Barre otliciating. Kast Corinth. There is talk of baving a Christmas tree in the Congregational church. - J. E. Ourrler, who has been conflned to the house for the past few weeks, is now able to he out. C. P. Simpson was at home over Sunday. z Miss Anna Divoll la teaoh Ing, this winter, in the Tapliu district. Dana W. Hateh is in Boston, where he intends to spend the Winter G. W. George visited his parents in Bradford, Sunday. z Miss Hattie Simpson is boardingatO, P. Blmpaon'a, and attendlng school. Kast Klmore. Query: Are we to have any use for the new anow-rollera the town has had built to roll out the roads, this winter.' As II. 11. Bangs was bltobing up a pairjof horses to take his family to church, hist Sunday morning, he left' them lor a inu. ment to get a halter, when they atarted and ran tbree mllea hefore they were stopped. They bad oleared tbemaelvea of the car- riage, wblob was totally wrecked. hut the horseH were not injured. Gouldavllle. The Misses Durgan have moved to North field. The Sunday-school is to have a Christmas tree at the school-house, the evening of the Sftth. Carrol, elder son of Mrs. Gertic Cady, is very alok at the homeof bla grandfatber, li. K . Baton, E. E. White, who has been sick for soine time, is reported to he soiuewhat better thau last week. A number of the friendl of Mr. and Mrn. B. L. CasH gave them a surprise partv last Saturday evening, and presented thein with a nice chair. Groton. .ludge T. B. Hall is now at St. .lolinshury , attendlng the winter term of the couuty court . .ludge I. N. Hall and wife start for CbloagO, Tuesday, to reinaln most of the winter. 1 hey go hoiiicw liat earlier thau at lirst planned, on aooount of the poor bealtb of Mrs. Bird, a daiighter of Mrs. Hall. There is still hope for the young iiien and maideiiH of this town who are neeking uiat- rimonial allianoea, Aaron Flak and Vannia Little entered into Wedlook last Tuesday aged eighty-t wo and Heveuty-one years, re- peotively. There was a parish visit at the iiarlors of the Metbodial church, last Friday after noon and evening. It was the largest so cial gat hering that has occurred duiing the present iiastorale. "A good time" was llie general veidict. The pastor was espe cially pleaned, and really beneflted by the Bnanolal results, about $ 10 a geniilne do- natlon. Marshtleld. Kreddie Sulhaiu, a little latue boy, last week received a serloiis injury by failing Upon a piece of broken glann which he had HOLIDAY SUGGESTIONS. Christmas goods proper arc Bwbigirtff into line fast. Our frtendfl will insisi upon getting what they want here, We have enlarged our Christmas intcntions, and arc ready with many more; thinjs than we really have room lor. There's the very loveliest display of Christmas Pafumcry in the most excjuisite cases. cabinets and bottles of cut glass. There may be found every artistic shape. and every attractive color. Kvery form of art decoration is used on bottles and cases. In bottles there are all sizes, from the tiny little one hidden in the toe of a baby's shoe, up to the largest desirable for your dressing case. Bottles can be had from 50c to$5.oo each, in genuine cut glass no imitations. Cases from $1.50 to $20. The loveliest dream of beauty in perfume cabinets is repre sented by the $20. A com bination of satin loveliness and painted decoration it is fit for a queen. The lady you'd give it to is a queen, There are five pieces of costly " Bonn Ware," unique shapes. They are here at half the value of them. Linen Trays are very nice gifts under proper conditions. Every housekeeper wants them and admires them. Some special beauties have come in pure white linen, fine, grass bleached, hemstitched, hems two inches wide, 24x32. Stamped gracefully in llower, leaf and scroll designs. Nothtng better can be said than to repeat a lady's words : " Oh, I like these, the patterns are large and so easy to work." The price is a lowone, 50c each. Our " Handkcrcliief" sec tion is a wonder. There is every possible form of 'Kerchief .beauty, from the dainty little web of filmy lace to the white prettiness of fine more so than Christmas. Mncn' Ihe handlea are in natural ShmbUgi& brmg the most ! WfXMlSi gr0ld and Bilvef mOUntl, wth a novel'.y in shells. The shell handl(;s are novel, Mtrely, pleasure after all We have them here for who ever wants what's good rather than what srsms good. Embroidered Silk I Jandker- chiefa of rich quality for 48c; eacli reLrular orices r;c and i 1 j 1 $1-25. PRUMMBRS' Samh.Es, perfct in every way, a great bargain at 48c. Pretty little SlOCKS, in retty and it is more than Brobable VOL' may like them. for 2, 2.50, fj, weve got a grand lot. and. vithin this range we believe will be found the great popular demand. Of course we have Umbrellas high aa 1 17.50, roay-be hifirher. Whatcyer you rsally want, you little boxes, for pretty ' little lma' be uitc sl!rc to Kct w,th us- babies. rhose made of" Silk are very cunning and very nice. There are all the deli- cate shadesof pink, blue. white, dded a etc, etc. Those made of wooi TECHS, T;or gentl(;men we make un- usual provisipn for Christmas, In N.ECKWEAR we have beautiful line of Four-in-1 lands and PUFFS. These are made from the heaviest Satin and Satin lined. They cost a good deal in are also nice and warm and pretty. The Silk ones cost 75c tQ$I. The Wool ones 25c to $ , FASCINATORS of Shet- some places. Here the price land and ICE wools are also I will be only $1.25. very desirable and very useful. We have full lines of the Some of them are gemmeU i same makes at 50c each. with beads in pretty fashion. A SPECIAL bargain in You can have them for 37c, , BLACK SILKS, the ladies al or at any price between that ways expect from us at Christ a"d mas time. Every year we pro- onwu yvjv.w LArr,.i, aiso, vide it, and to -day we are ready k a . a. ii ' cust 1.50 anu 91.75. Silk Stockings are a delight. You never saw Gentlemen are interested in the CHRISTMAS BLACK a girl or SILK barsain. because n annrl woman that did not like them. j many very sensible men buy It is not strange that they them, and leave them with us should, for they are in the for delivery at the proper time. realm of luxunes. We set apart for this pur- SILK STOCKINGS will poSe our best Black Silks. make very handsome Christ-j We take no account of profit. mas gifts. A gentleman can! It is the offering of the Silk very properly give them. department, and a grand good We have them in very deli- jone this year for certain. cate shades. We have an un- j You haven't over much time usual line in special bronze to get ready. shades to match costumes. j h's SO pleasant to be ALL vve are very coniident that ready then ; you'll enioy the lmm our siock you can matcn any costume. T'here's a great variety in them. The cost may be as you wish, from $1.50 to S5 a pair. SILK UMBRELLAS are al- ways acceptable giits Barnard, Sumner & Co., happy day ol the world, CHRISTMAS. We have a department thor oughly organized to attend to all letters of inquiry, or for samples or the filling of orders. We guarantee to pleaseyou. Worcester, Massachusetts. never in bin hand. The glans entered hi.n mouth, cutting a ragged gash in hll throat, Kev. I,. Warren will preach in the Pni veraaliat churcli next Sunday afternoon at oue o'clock. Ralph Ide has placed a nice dark marble on Central Htreot, week. and will move in this The Oond Templars are invited to go to Iiarre, Saturday evening of thll week, to attend the oelebration of the 11 rnr anniver- nary ot tne lUHtitution of the lodge there. estate their fatber, Vilas A., owned at his decea.se 178 acres. The White Kiver Choral Union tneetn next Saturday at Pomfret Center. Henry S. Boblnaon and William P. Slack - I'1' ' ft II1HI Uir mniiiiuiiMl III lllt; i H J ' r J , . . - - ' u. head-Htone over his wife's grave in the Kast " is expected that half-raten will heobtained Sf i """t;)"t Ot Mra. Charles E. Douglans Calais cemetery. The Congregational oirole will meet wlth and a .special train to Montpelier at ciose oi i ue exercises. the Mri. Sylveater, today ( .Wednesday), to sew j Cieorge I'ratt came home from ChloagO, for Kreddie Sulhaiu. ; Kriday ntght, and is qulte ill. 0N. Bll Bdaon haa aotd hia ahinsla manhine to Whltuiar.sh went to Hoston, Kriday night, moved to , """"" ;riwiim n away a tew " v. r.. niirews, tlie l.'Ucler. C. S. Adams, anil it has been Ilanscom'H sawmill at Peterville All interested ill f inning are invited to ineel at school-house hall, Thursday even ing, Deoember 17, at aeven o'clock. After tifty yearn of eingle bleaaedneai, Oliver spenoer, faunliarly known as " Sanr the Peter Hragg farui of lW acres, aud take iiiiuieiiiaie iossesslon. .1 ihn 0. Blay, an old man of this town. was examined last Thnraday hefore Justice Bnrnhan on a charge of orlmlnal assault upon two little granddaughten of his one iu her sevcnth year, one in her teuth, and hound up to co'inty court in the huiii of B7B0, Itaii conid not he obtalned. and Cou- .Miss l.izie Ivnapp is qulte sick with lutig fever, at Malden, Mass., where she is visitinif. .Miss Mlnnla Walllnn ...iiiijii ,ii . rtuo st-uieu oowu aiiMcu noiii itosion, .loniiav attonioon. lias liought a farm m Kocliester, ilns state tnl li:iu in, I ti it : tr.. icii . " i" "i. 11,1 ,111 ., I ei ..,1 ... ... '. . retnri , Friday night, to Worcester, Mass. I V " UUelaea J ill nitit.. itne on siaie, i. j.. orow or re- eponaent, llie case appears to have some of the featuresof the Cady alTjir in It irre. to married lih The body of .lanies Webb was brought i from Leomlnater, Mass.. last week, unil n terred iu the Cemetery at l.ower Cabot by theaideofbla wife. He formerly lived in town, with the late I). 1'. Speneer. A Mr. Blancbard of Leominiter came with the re-, maina. Tyler Speneer is to move into the village to live iu the hoiiHe with A. T. Durant. Edltor Blake o( the Barton Uonttor visited his brother, Kev. A. Ii. Blake, last week. 5 George Uliss was alok wlth a severe cold, part of last week, aud Mrs. Kli S. I'itkin has the astlima verv haillv. Bhe la i" he married at tlie Bplaeopal ohnroli uuniuwiuwi noon io i.ieuteuant 1J. A. Bhuttleworth of rort Leavenirortb, Kan. Plainfield. Wbooping oougb is prevalent in this com mnnity. The village meeting was held laat week Monday evening. These ollicers were ohoaen: Baillff, F. G. Hoytj secretary and treasurer, Aroh M. Batohelder: truateea, Nelaon Bborey, Ira Batohelder, J, B. Wells . r . Itartlett lock-up and to elti Stowe. M.irk Lovejoy has aold his pasture and wood lot east of the village to Charles Sim- mons. There will he a nhrlatmu mnMtt at tl,u Congregational church on Sunday evening; next. Ou Obriatmaa eve there will be a Hhort exeroiae and a Christmas tree. Kev. Mr. Drew and N. A. Warren at tended the ordination and recognliion ser vices of the Congregational pastor at Hyde i arK, last i imrsilav. O, S. Turner Mrs. Btephen Wooeter was taken very Hick, i.isl Kriday, with pneumonia, aud h'er re covery is very doubtful, Her ohildren in tlie West hav e lieen notilied by telegraph. Mrs. H. O. Hall has been growing worse, and is now oonBned to her bed, - Asa Bpenoer ia atopping at Oheater Bawyer'a while Mr. Bawyer is reoovering from his eooident. The ladies of tbe Universalist churcli hold their sociahle at Dantel Bmltb'a toinorroWi some of our looal muaiolana expect to take in the concert of lieeves' hand at Montpelier U night. Middlesex. Mrs. liufus Leland picked a nice bouiiiet of pan-ics in her front yard, Deceinher III. A partial surprise aud reception was glven to Hurt Daniela and wife on Prlday ev ening, Decemher 11, with (urnlture and presenis to the ainount ol over Hfty dollars. M rs. I'atterson has returued from her visit to Moutreal. Moretown, Twenty-four oouplea attended the denoe at the tow n hall, Thuraday evening last. Tripp. Tciiant Co. have their new mill over the mOUntaiO erected and in rUODlng order. There are twenty.one nuines ou Klmore's paper for a danoing-eobool, aud the lirst It to he next Saturday evening. Lewis Freeman has purohaaed of the Ilalhaway eslate what is known as the Krank Grlffltb farm. Price HM. There were two ruiiaways iu town, the past week, rcsulling in two lyidly deiuoral ized carriages one belonging to li. J. Avery and tlie (itliiir tn I ' A I 1.. .1 1 T. D. Orlthth has gone to Bolton to work JX'T uT 1 Pandl" Y lor Mr. BteveUN in the luinher mill. s Miss Bllen Klanigan is in feehle health Northlleld. South Ryegate, The Odd Fellowa have reoently purohaaed The Woman'a Obriatian Temperano (Oma new regalia. UniOO la trylng tO arrauge a short course of The graded school takeH a recess of two lectures to be delivered this winter. reeka over the holldaya, beginning nextj A meeting of the Kanuers' Club will be M""(ltty- : held here, Decemher IS. at 7 30 o'clock p. m. It was voted to build a and family left for the South on Mondav lucrease the iiumher and I'resi.liiu. Kl.ler Trnuv u.ill lenoy of the llghtl for the village. lneetings at the Methodist church on Thurs- Bev. 0i II. Merrill of St. Johnshiiry lup- ' Friday and Sunday evenings. plled the pulpll of the Oongregatloual West Tonsham oburoh, laat Sunday, and Bev. 0. F. Hay- , VVen TopiUam. wood of Bt. Johnshiiry is to preach next MrM- ''"eiuda Cunningham, who has been Siindav. Meetings are to he hdd rcL'ularlv 'l"it ill, is convalescing, every Siiuda.v, heieafler. It in hoo,d all who are interested will make a special elTort to inatain the meetings and also the Sunday-school. Mrs. A. B. Snow has gone to Roston to he treated for cancer, and is Improving, ' Mrs. I, 0, Batohelder is verv low with cancer, and there is no hope of im- provement, 53 Mrs. George wheat is reoovering from an attack of pneumonia Atnlrew Kmerson sulTcred a para lytic shock leveral weeks elnoe, aud re- malna oonBned to his bed with lmt siight hope ol ri i overy. Mrs. Walln i.lge, wiie of Bvangelial B. 1.. Walbrldge, has gone to Blobmond, where her hushand Is noldlng meeting. 55SBSBI Foreal Duke oon templatei opening a lanndry room. Muple Hill. The donatioii for the beuetit of Hev. Mr. Drown, last Siturdiv, was well attended, About aixteen dollars were reallsed abova expeutea, Mr. Drown is to preach here another year. Mrs. Orrln Pratl lajninlng, 1 Blanohe Hill is iu feehle health. .Foseiili t'ole Is cimlined to the house with iurlammatory i lieuinaiism aud lieart trouble. A. A. I'ratt has moved from the George Dix place f"r a term of live years, Iu accordauce with io uie iiniiisier nollsc. I.umbermen are all busy in the woods. Kour inches of snow would be a great help to them. There li to he a Christmas tree at village ' hall under the management of the church I society. Oscar Dickey has bought the Charles ! Mitli farm, aud takes Immediatepoaaeuion. Prioe, si.ouo. Kli Mills has bought all the lumbet of I G. K. Oburoh, and la to run tbe mill bim- I self. Cbiirch is to give his whole time to 1 the store. Waitsfield. A reception was given l.andlord Hrew- ster, 1 u iday evening, Decemher la. (iorliaui Matthewsof (flens Kalls, N. V., came home last week. Is is boped Mr. Matthews may he successfnl in starting a creamery in this place. A. W. Strong got jainmed np some, Mon day. A horae witb wbioh he was working started Hiiddenly and thrcw him down. A load of gravel passed over hisbreast. At a special town meeting, Saturday, tlie town VOted to exeinpt from taxatiou the Wailslicld l.uiuher t'ouipany'H pronerty North Pomfret. Siias Burob la hoemaktng in West Ban- dolph. Mrs. Hela Snow is ipendlng the winter with her son in Massaclinsctis. tieurue Hardimr is verv sick. I her brother in Randolph. DairieH are ilicreasing. (:. It. Iteed has started oue this w iuter with sixteen cows. Oross Brothers have put up a large der rlck with a capacity of lifteen tons, which in operatod by ower. Mrn. Sarab Bailey of Montpelier has rented the south part of the Newell house Topic for discussiou, " Does Mixed Kai m mg J'ay V" BtrnObrd, Frank and Kred Preaton qult-olalm to their mother, Sarah W. l'reston, all the real the law. .laineH Black received qulte severe In iuriea, last week, hy failing througb the naru ohamber Boor, wbile taking oara of bs team. No bones were broken, aud he Ih doing well. At the annual meeting of the Kpworth I.eague, held Mi.ndiy evening, Deceinher 14, tlie following ollicers were elected for the ensuing year: Preaident, Carrie M. Oreeue; llrHt vice-president, Mrs. William Palmerj aeoond vioe-praaldent, Kdna Foi auiu; tnlrd vloe-prealaent, Mra, W.O. Kel- sey; fourth vice-preHident , Mrs. Z. H. Mc AlliHter; Hecretary, Mrn. (1. O. Howe; treas urer, Qertrudi B, Kichardson. Hastinos. Heart failure caused the death of Loult Bi Haatinga, member of the tinn of MastingH ft Oomatook, nroprietora of the Capital i.'ity laiindry, at Iiidianapolls, Ind., Novemher He was walkiug along fCOSTISCSD ON KlllHril I'.VUS,