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VERMONT WATCHMAN.& STATE JOtJRNAL, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1892.
From Town (Jorrespondents. Ilarre. L.AWS ok Vkrmont, Srssion of 1802 Tha Watchman l'ockot Kdltlon is now roady for dellvery. Htnglo coples by mall Ki any address, lifteon MMti Crandall Kelief Corps electa offloers to night. V. A. I.ane Ih boihling an addltlon to hll Brantte coluniu workH. Kiv. Qaoifi 0. Lorlmetof Bolton laotnfM M tbe optrMioaM tOnlght. Special meetlngs are hclng htld at the CongrogatioiiBl churcli this week. Thn Barre cricket oluli gave a sueeossful danee at Mlles' hall, Krulay Bight. A " hash dehuto " was held at the God ilnnl Seinlnary lyceuin, .Saturday evening. Tha tUdents o( Ooddard Heiniuary have yietitinned the faculty for a holiday Decoiu rmr 24. William Orant has purohased tho new booM of Krank Cocik, on Bmlth'a m dow, for f IH0. MoWhorter & Hyda have piacnd a hami- loma onrbMona lisu io noni i their oiou ist. .tig store. Xha Womnn'i Ohrlatian Temporance DBlon moets with Mrs. 1). G. Blckford this afternoon. Tha Preabytorhui society is to obeerye 1 htist inas witli a sociable at MHbh' liall, I tecember 24. Tho winter term of tho Spaulding graded school opened Monday, with soveral hangea in tha liMt of teachers. A number of granite cu ttors lafl for Con- cint apoo raoatpt of tha new that the long lookont in that city wasat an end. Tha Barrn Kanger foot-hall oleven has been drawn to plav ugalnst tli! I''all Kiver, Maas.. Kovers In that city Jaunarv 12. Watli Laauon moved their otBoa to -tieir new works at North Barre last Tliurs- !ay. Kight paira of liorsos were used . Tha hoodlttmi who iiave no tenaa oi ie- ency, aml who tiianlt young ladlaa on our pobllO streets, should be given a terin at Rutland, Tlie Montpelier & Wells Kiver railroad ouipany has bllilt a passU(,'ir platform op oppualte the manulactory of Vrhitoomb Brothata, Tlie C. H. Hunton Oranlte Cotnpany arc utimy a uiouuineut for tho tnother of William Ciilloti Bryant, wliich is to be sent to IlliDoiH. Kcv. 0. S. Niekerson spoke at the Uni vnrHalist Oburobi Biitiday ayanlnR, on " Can lie Driinkaril or tlie Munlerer Ktiter tne Kingdoui of Heaven?" CurtiH .t Keith Iiave clincliarRert their " nunny Italy " nhoeinaker, anil have again taoaraa the" Hervicen of O. I. liiiml, for whom the tirui has upuned a nhop in Aver HJ'a hlock. llolouel Vi A. Woodbury camp Sons of Veterans east tifteen hallots for captain. The electiou Nanltad an follow: A. J. '.'ane, captain; C. F. Shcpard, Hr.st lieuteu ant; . A. Gale, tacond lieutenant. The citi.enH' whiat olnb has otgnniaad with theHe otllrerH: (1. 1). Wheeler, prexi lelit; A. 1J. MorHe, vice-pregident; E. L Smltb, secretary aud traMttnr: U S. tlur-. rier, BiaUtant; .Hoiuer Fitte, S. H. ForHyth, K. W. dackaon, executive coiiiinittee. The gentlemen of the Univernalist ao ciety are to give their laoond annual mtpper ,i lua veHtry, uext Satunlay eveniug. The -.xccutive cotuuiittee conHistH of Ooctors auip, Hraley aml Packer. Tha ladicx are anxioua to earn what i to be the biii of fare. The Barre Library AsHociatiou held its , wentieth annual meetiug, Saturday even riu, and elacted tlie followiue ofHoer.s: I'rcsident, B. W. Braley; secretary aml treasUrer, Louisa Boyce; librarian, Flor ence Holden; ansistant librarian, Edith Boyce. The Barre Burns Olub, at the last meet ng, elected thebe otticera for 1893: David Bdwarda, preaidentj Jauiea Scott, vioe preaident; A. C. Bmith, aeoretary; William Boott, tinaucial necretary: Jamea Campbell, trea.surer; George Mackie, tlharlaa Laing, Alex IJobie, trusteea; Jamex Melvin, Wil iaoa MoCnen and Jamea Hurry, auditors. Barre Lodge, Kntghta of Uouor, haa vlected A. F. Dodge dictator, W. F. Brad ford, vice-liotator; C P. Joubh, aHHi.ttatit dictator; (J. H. lieed, reporter; Oeorge Boyce, tinaucial reporter; O. B. Boyce, treaeurer; William Huntington, iuaide guardian; AmbroHe Batchelder, outNide guardian ; truateeei Jatnes I'erry, Warren Nye, W. II. Gladdiug. Jones Brothera are tho flrflt granite tirm m aid their employaa in the celebration of ('hristmaH, they haviug prenented the cut tr with $80 for a Cliristmas celebration. Themen have voted to have a dance on Fri day evening, December 23, The cutters' 'nnmittee are George Troup, William Scott, William MacUic, Arthur Bu.7.ell, eorge Burgeaa, l'eter George, .Tohn Grant. Klmer Ijeacli of Moutpelier overloaded with " fire water," Thuraday, and pro- teeded to ahow Charles Campbell how to uianage a fruit Htore, when Mr. Campbell iHHisted bim to the Htreet. Leach next pro saadad to the reHideuce of lliraui Martin. Ofiicer Buchanau waa called and aoon bad Mr. Leaoh in jail. Friday morniug, Juh tice .lackiuan said "810.51," which waa paid. A World's Fair party is to leave here for (Ihicago, June 1, 1803, It lucludeH the following: W. H .Gladdiug, I'erloy Chand ler. Homer Fittn, M. B. Lamb, H. O. Wortheu, M. Towne, accompauied by their wivea, and Hattie Cbaodler, Kmily Cooper, N. Chamberliu aud Mr. Agnex Bradford. The party will atop at " liotel liudeavour," nud expect to remaiu in Ghicago three ittontha. ('raudall Grand Arniy post elected these iffloara last Wednaaday uight: Andrew Whitehead, comuiauder; H. Goodapeed, aanlot vioe oominander; J. J. Smitb, junior vice cominamler; u. r. Uonuer, itiarter maatar; C. D. Carpenter, Biirgeou; J. S. ;olliu.s, cbaplaiu; G. W. Drown, otlicer of 'he day: W. W. Dodge, otlicer of the guurd; 1). B. Mlnard, dalegato; B. I. Willey, alter aatOj G. 1. Beckley, triiHtee. The senHatiou of the week waa tlie arrest, HHt Thursday, of Leon Cady, charged with the larceny of S7 from the Hafu of G. J. Keynolds & Oo. on tlie previous evening. When placed under arrest by Oftlcer Bu hanan, Cady denied ail kuonleiige of the rime,bntsoon remembered and restored V.x Justice dackman platred him under K100 lionds for bis appearanco at county "ourt. No bondsuiau appeared, and the tinancier was taken to the couuty jail at Montpelier. He is a son of G. 1. Cady, who ih now in slate prison for assaultiug youug girls. The Spencer Hilles' fair opened at the pera-house on Thursday evening, and, al ttiough the weather was imdemeut, a large aiidieuce aHsembled to pay their respects to Compauy K. During the day H. A. Kugg, assisted by a corpi of young ladies, suc- eeded in trimmiug the hall in an artlstic tnauuer. Ice cream parlors, fancy goods tables and the well-known corn poppers were among the atlractlonn. The company bugle corps opened the festivities, inarchiug from the armory to the opera-bouse, fol lowed by a large crowd. Kossi'a orcheetra rendered several selections, after which J. W. Gordon made a short opeuing address. Company E thou appeared under command Oi 3aptaiu Miulgetl, followed by bayonet drill and a setting-up exercUe. Friday evening saw a larger andieuce. Among the vmitors were Quartermaster-General Gll mure, accompauied by Captain O. 1 rl.uk aud liieuteuaut Katou of Montpelier. The Montpelier Mllitary Band was in attend ance aud ftirnished tlue selections. The youug ladles' military company gave an ex hibition of mauual oi arms drill, aml the ompauy bngle (orjis gave the ariuy calls. The individual gold medal for the liest- Inlled member of the company was won by V J. Badger. The inoslexcitingcontest of the evening was the uail-driving coutest between flve young ladlee. The prize was won by Miss Cora Glltta. Haturday eveuing Orought out the largest number of people ever seen In tlie hall. The entertalnment OOnalatad of a OOOOOtt by the Montpelier Military band, drill by the Karmnr glrls, and Company F,. Mt. B. W. I'.raley rendered an excollcnt rooal MlaotlOD, and Mr. Shlp man a violln solo. Monday evening H. A. Kngg sold a large iimonnt of fHtic.y goods at anotiOD, and the graml prb.e -a gentlemati's gold watc.ii was onpturad by Cbarlea Miiis. Rdward BllhOD was voted the most popular clerk, Adna Taplin lady clnrk, and (1. D Wheeler the most popular barber. The fair was a sitccess In every way, and a crcdit to the management. Manager A. A. Wheelock of the Burling ton Western Unlon telegrapli nffloa was In town Bumlay. Mlss Hattla Biglow li in tha law ottoe of Barney & Hoar. I). II. Bisbee is the newlv Hppointed agenl of the l'lietiix l,ifn Insurance Company. W. B, Barnevaiiii wife are in Boston att ling tbe conference of the Wcsleyan AHHociation. Miss I,. Ilolt of Plain field has been vlsltlng in town. . Wal ter Stitherland Is in Warren, Ohlo. r: Miss Hattie Chandler Is rccovering very slowly from a severe at.tack of typboid fever. Mrs. Cbarles Tilden and son Arthur, of Northfield, were in town over Siimlav. lleiirv Nve is on tbe sick : William .lack was leaiter ol tlie Congregational young people's meeting on Sundav eveniuii. J. W. Gordon is In Holland on legal business. Waterbury. The last. Sundav mortiing service at the old Metbodist churcli will l held next Sun day. Jaiues Knnis of Little Kiver has bad bis pension ini reased from six totwelve dollars a monlb, with S150 back pay The tlrin of II. K. Boyce will bcncefortli be kOOWD aa that of H. B, Boyce & Sons, Will anil Guy Boyce baving gone iuto part Darahip Wltfa their father. Christinas festivities will occur at the old Mcthodist (diurcli.on the evening of Decem- ber U, and ao iDVitation la aztaoded to ali to be preaent, without regard to creed or party, The tilace has lost one of Its cleauest and best young men in tbe person 01 ( barlie Norton, who has gone to Provideuce totake a plaoa offarad blm in the gtaat tool matui- facturing establlshmeut of Messrs. Brown c 8harp. A distressing acciiient occurred on Sun day last when Klmer CofTrin, formerly of this place, was thtOWn from a freight traln on tne Montpelier t W ells Kiver railroad, sutTering dislocation oi tlie necK anil otner serioUH mjuries. This brings an addilional grievous atllictiou to tbe already burdened bouseliold of Mrs. John Coffrln, At last acCOUntl Mr. Ooffrln was alive, with some prospectof recovery. The block so many yiiars OCCupied by C. E. Wyiuan, and for the last three years by Wyman & Wallace, was sold without their even having a (diance to pur chaMe, tlius leavitigtbem more anxioiis t lian ever to close tbeir verv heavy stock, as a leaae in tbe futtire from the new owner is ona ol tha nnoattaintlea, Well, low prlcea will do the business, and tbe large btindles seen going from there of late indicate that tlie people are taking advaulage ol the preaent Bituatiou of tbinga, aud Wyman t Wallace are selling tbe goods. At an informal meetlngof the Congrega tional societv. held this week Monday even- ing, it was voted unanimously to call a legal meeting for Titesday evening, December 20, for the purpose of exteuding a call to the Kev. Mr. Covell of Flint, BUOh.. to become their pastor. A large nanibai of inteiested parlies were present, and tbe feeliug seemed hearty and hopeful In case tbe call is given and Mr. Covell accepts, he will prob ahly come abont the tirst of Eebruary. He has already retttrned to bis home in Michl gan. Congratulations are tobe exteuded to the denomination on having so quiokly se cured so eligible a pastor to take the place of Kev. Mr. Wheeler. At a meeting of theqaarterlyconferen.ee of the Metbodist churcli, last Monday even ing, a letter was received froin Mrs. JullaC, Dtliingham in whioh she annonnoed her purpose to give to the society u new ptpe organ of suitahle capacity for tbeir new Churchi aud to have it in place in season to lend its toues to tbe Suuday service to be hald there on Cbristmas day. This organ is given in memory of her husband, the late ex-Goveruor I'anl Dillinghaiii, and is a most generoiis gift hcstowed in a manncr ao so anobtrnaiva aml tboughtful as to give her eveu a larger place in the hearts of tbe society of which she has been a member for more thau half a century, The various members of the Dillingharn family have oontribntad toward the new church editice nearly or quite 84,000, but, great as the gifts have been, tlie greateHt ,'ifts Iiave really been of service aud prayer aud lov Ing intareat Which they have always matii fested in tbe true jirosperity of the cause. A. N. Atberton is better. . Mrs. .fohn Coffriu is at Montpelier, caring for her son. B. E. Blakely has been sutTering from diphtherelic sore throat. Dr. .(. T. Wheelock seems to have all tho otlice work he can attend to these days. A new spring has beeu trained to the Sheple reservoir, and the larger streaui last Monday was an evidence of a greater lieail. . Ethel CrosBett is slowly recovenng from typboid fever. Auuie Norton has been quite ill with pneuuiouia. Mrs. Nute of Marshfield has been visiting in town. Mrs. Oraiuel CofTrin returns to Con neotiout on Friday of this week. Josie Cameron has been ill for some tiine. Hon. Georg" W. Kandall is a little better, but still OOUtlnitaa quite ill. Waterbury Ceuter. Scbool opened at the Seiuinary on theOth with a good attandanca, A lyceuin bas been organized here, tbe meetihgsto be held Saturday evenings. A chickeu-pie supper is to be served next Friday evening at Qrand Army hall under tlie auaplcaa of tha Qrand Army aml Woman's lielief Corps. Kev. I. P. Boolh, Profeaaoi P. H. Dale aud Kev. Robert Uhriatia are to ipaak. Tbe Womau's Kelief Corps has passed the (ollOWing reaolutlona Um thedeath of Mrs. Hannab Willey: H'winoi. It tui" plaaiifl Qoti ie bli arorldanaa to relnove nlie of our laoiuliorH of tlie Womun'd itellef Corpi, Henulvfd, Tlmt tho Itellef CaTy lias lost a nnieli. loveil slitter in iki itnHth of Mrn. Ifumiati Wiliej, wliose Iohh we moiirn wltti - el tieartn. Utmlrtti, That wtille feelliiK deoplr our loss, we Ikw In liuinlile guhnilHttlou ito tho will of AluiiKlity Ood, aud teiider our heartfelt syiiiDatliy to thu aor- rowuiK raiiiny oi tne oeiarieu llesolreu, l uai uiir close attention of tbe large aiulieticn to tho end. Ortlve Stratton dled at the town farm Baturdav morning and fuueral servlces were held at tlie resldencn of bis nephew, Ai Bmitbi at the Center, Bumlay afternoon. Kev. W. 8. Ilazcn onlctatlng. The bnrlal was in the Center ceinetery. Ilis age was over elghty. The wlnter terms of scbool ln this town are as follows: Dlstrlct No. I, iLoOtBti dis- trict, Kate McOartr, taaoher; No. 2, Orcutt, Maud M. Itrlggs; No. ,'l, Center, Mary Ab bott of Worcester; No. f, South villsge, Addle Cobleiiib; No. 7, HoltOD, Mrs. Wal lace Plaslridge; No. S, Mailow Brldgi leunie Morse; No. !, .lasoh Dol Kvans; Nn. 10, Four Corners, no wlnter tenn; No. II, Hrooks, not ascertalned; No. 18 OonldlVllla, Marian Sauborn aml Clura Holtoa; No. ll, Andrawa, Mrs. Emma Hildrathj No. IS, Klce, no wlnter lerm; No. 10, Kmerson, Amy Dole; No. 10, Gliilden, .losle Karrar; No. 10, Dunsmoor, Solon Staples; No. 20, O'Nelll, no winter term. The following from this town are teaching aUaWhafe: U. Ii. Pervler, Waitsfield: Percie Case, Barre; Cadet II. A. Gillette, East Warren: Cadet 8. D. McAlllHter, Fa.yton. Mrs. 8. V. Avery, who is visiting her sister, Mrs. E. Huntley, leaves to-day for Minneapolls, Minn., to begln, .lanuary I, her new dnties as matron of tbe Woman's ('hrislian Temperauce Unlon building in that city. Kev. Henr.v Howard, who has been ill, goes to-day to Jeffersonville to enter upon bis pastoratc in that place. Warren. The l.ulies of tbe Ciiitarian society nlnety-tbree dled John Allen s. last Saturday at. Mrs. Mrs. I,. A. Kent Is bold their fair and oyster-supper, next week ' Tuesdav, December 20. Tbe sale will be , held in tlie afternoon and evening. Supper will be bad in the evening; also an enier tainmetlt. A cordial Itivitation is exteuded to all. B. K. Shaw bas sold bis mill property to E. W. Slayton aud P. Parker. : K. A. Allen's nnotlon is to be next monlb. KSBBB 8. D, McAllister is teaching in district No. 0 in Fayston. Miss Adelle Bragg is teatdiiug in the village school at Waitsfield. The comtnittee for the preparations for Cbristmas are N. C Brailley. Adelle Bragg aud Ivate Tillotson. Kast Wurren. William II. Bradley, lately from the West, has taken up his home for the winter in his old residence, and says he is ready to receive bis old friends for a smoke aml a cbat. J. li. Gleasun bas not heard from his pooketbook, lost at Waitsfield, a few days ago. He wonld be very muoh pleased if the findet of it wonld return it, even if he would be autixtied to do so by retainiug one-half of its coutents for his trouhle. The Kev. K. H. Johnson, pastor of the Wesleyau Metbodist churcli of this place, has thought best to take bimself to parts uuknowu except to a few. His oonduot with some of tbe small boys bad caused a Complaint to be made agaiust him to the state's attorney, and he thought dtacratlon tbe better part of valor, and left. Krank Town was severely burt by a cross boar last week. Tbe boar attacked him in tha barn yard, knocked him down and kept him so until two men and a dog, with pitchfoiks and a clnb, engagcd his atten tion so that Mr. Town ooQld get up and out. oftheyard. He found hiuiself badly CUt liy tlie hog's tushes, one wouml npon the tbigb going olaar to the bona, He bied pro- fusely until tbe dootOI arrived and dressed bis wonnda. Kast Itoxbury. Kaymore Hall lately lost another horse, the fourth in two years. Deaion J. T. Edson recently found an anciciit coin value fourpence halfpenny, or six and one-fourtb cents t hat is dated l"7ii. Alphonso Ladd sold personal property at auetlon last aaturilav. - : ) . J. Steeh awey on a vlsit. BmI Calais. Marcns llllss of Matahfletd bas moveil intn tbe llemis hOOM, The fai mors' league bold their mnetings at the tOhOoUhOttaa Monday cveiiings. Asa DnttOO recently went to Valley Kalls, N. Y., to Jnin bis wlfe, who was visiting there aml bas been qillte sick with piieu monia. The anniial meeting of tbe Kast Calais Circulating Kibrary Assoclation was held last. 1 uesdav aml tlie lollowiug otncers Muia elected: Clerk, Mrs. C R. Dwinell; libra rian Htid trcasiircr, Itiez M. 1'carce; audi tor, I,. G. Dwinell; prmleiitial committee, B. P. White, II. 0. Dwinell aml Maty A. Dwinnll; cotiimlttee on raising funds, Clara Pike, George A. Wheelock aud Ina G. Dtll lock Ubrary days, Wednesdays and Sat urdays. Williamstown. The express otllee has been moved back to tbe depot. Cbarles Seaver lltOOM tho basetnent of bis store for crockery and glassware. James II. Walbridge recently killed a tweive tnontha1 hogthatdraaaad IBBJ ponnda, John Dnffus will movn his granite busi ness, abont January 1, to tbe new sheds of tbe Eiiiott Brothara. Messrs. I,ynde & Chenoy have been put ting in a new sawmill from the Lane Manu facturing Compauy's works at Montpelier. The gentlemen of the Cnlveisalist society will give an oyster-supper aml soclablu at tbe town hall ou Friday eveuing of this week, December 10. Keprcsentative Foster of Duxbury vls ited bis larm here last week. He is for tunato in having such a farmer as Alfred ( 'arnes on his place. We hear of tbe lirst iiiality of hay selling in ona Inatanoa as high as lla pai ton at ano tion, hereabonts. Ai the 8. T. Perrln auc tion last week, it went above gll. 50, Mrs. Lttoy Karle Ilolt, who bas boen a good deal ol an invalid of late, came to tlie old home here, from Montpelier, last week, She is regaining her health, it is thought, Mrs. Chester Martin bas recently sold some that was of pianos. ll tietted 80 per thousand for the tlniber, A lady, formerly a resident of this town, visiting Bontbatn California just now for the lirst, time, writes that she likes New Kngland even better than California muoh as she timls there to enjoy. There was an auotion, last week, at tho place of the late S. T.T'errin. It means the breaking up of tlie home. Mrs. Perrln willgo to llve with her daiigbter, Mrs. Will Wheeler, in Dea Motnea, Iowa, later on, John Lynde, .Ir., la enliating sorue of tho best musical talent of the place for the Christinas cantata. This, with the reiiieui brance of the cantata itself as given several years ago, will iusure a large atteudance. It means quite a little to us, that a certain tnau of our aciiuaintance is hopeful that the Central Vermont Kailroad Company will btttld a road from here to tbe qiiarries, as early as next spring. That wonld tueau " rain " for our town " porridge-dish "I Two of our granite boys, Coinmitti Jt M' -ore, drove to itarre. last Friday evening, wliere their horse was frlghtanad by tbe Montpelier Military Band, Mr. Ootnmitti waa tlirown from the buggy and so severely bruised in the face as to reqtiire medical at teudance. We judge by reports that Jaelt McKissor does not tind South Dakota any ImprOTO ment upon Vermont, aml be probably has not seen a regular blfEaard yet. But he is tlie klnd of a workman that can tind work twice in the eame place, and be will be wel comedibackpiere shouid a norl hwester trans port bim this way, any time. The granite tirm of Blllott Brothers has BaTAattaiian lin, fscrmi'niiATKn WormUr, H'. ilnrmhiy, 0m. 14, 18!f-'. The Great Crowds tbtt now ihrong onr atora Ib ever looroaiing humberfiti tba days go by, are a most Miirgc stive sight. ThaJ canse Ihe OBlookw to pansa n motnent and think Itow t,hi grpa'. husi nes'S, t hat altrac.ts thsm, has btB built Up in ibt years pag) bOW it hus en largcd Its constitumcy every seuson liow it bai snndilv tDltoUtotd Ifld in creasnd in the entirc OOtjfl 'cnce of the whole people of tbe cmitity and city how it has gtDMd to scrve lb( DCOplfl only in llte bevt nttd ninst RUbatatllla way how it has been 00llgd by tlie public to dcvote ail ils ncrcs of Hour spacc (lecond to noni! in New BaglfiOd OUtlldt of Botlon) and dt-.vote all its eneruy and tlioupht to tbn great bflatneil of dry goods alouc nn I how It bas prospereil without ever BBtploylDg any t f the tuinierous teDMtiODal tneliio Is or specious advertising whatevcr to induce patrOBBge, The Handkerchief Department tttaloed, (luring the av. week, the Largcst Record of SaUs ever roachnl, in a similar lcngth of time, in ils bUlOry, C insidcring that on one day Thursday it raiticd all day, this recurd is iudced ihi:iiomenu!. The reason for this acbievemt nt can be asenbed to no other causc ihau to the Special Holiday Offers that we advertised last wet-k. In oider to continue lluse ofFers through the coining week we lutve becu obllgad io telcgraph for .300 dol sns addltlonnl. S;od in your ortlets now, without tail. We have no ftur of not selling thetn all for last weuk'a expcrieocc established the lact that tberc are no other such hand- as'sbulped IS inuiLuuVactiSS I beto lhe Vfr of this comniunity. One hundred dozen alone wiu ou uuucd to continue tnoae DRUMMERS' SAMPLES AT wliah are purc .lap. ailk handkerchiefs worth 021 :, Tou and $1 apiece. White and colored grouuda and silk etubroideriea. Briedy, wc also offur this week: 1 Gentlemen s Jap. Silk and Chiffon Handkerchiefs, scalloped cdges and eiubroidcted in silk, in colors aud wlme; 12Jo eacti, worth 25c. Initicil Handkerchiefs only 5c cucli, aud of good quality. lland work luitials in wnite or colors. Thcae are mce lor cmldrcu. Sroiss Handkerchiefs and I.. W. Blanchard have iiurchaseil the Horace Thaycr farm. K. A. Howo i.rimrbt tbe new stone-sbeds . nolisliiiiL' sbon harter bu dranod iu inouruiiiK for Ihlrty dayi u a tokeu of respect for our de partod iiUter.aud that a cony of theio renolutioiiH be eut to thefaiuily of the dcceasuit. A1MUK K. ftHAhl.KT, III:, A. KOHINSON, SAHAH .1. WlLLlAMS. Ennice and Albert Smith of Barre visited at W. E. Marsball'a laat week. . Frank M. Bryan waa at home over Sunday. Waitsfield. Miss Frankio Homer died of typboid pneumouia on Monday, December 12. D. O. Joslin is coulined to the houae with a very bad scrofulous aore on hla foot. The Good Templars' annlveraary oyster supper, with an uivitatiou to the general public, is to be held at the Congregational vestry, Friday, December 10. Valley KodgeofOdd Fellows will preaent, by special requeat, their extretuely amusing burleaque, "The Iuitiatlon of a t'andi date," at the ('ongregatioual vestry, on Tueaday eveuing, Decemlxir 20, and at the town hall, Moretown, Weduesday eveuing, December 21. An excellent orcheatra, un der the directlon of Miaaea Geuie aud Joaie Boyce, Is sufficient guarauty that the uiusic wlil be nrst claas. Northfield. The entertainment at the Congregational vestry laat week Weduesday evening by tbe ladles of that society netted about gftO. The Christmas sale by the ladina of the Epiacopal society waa held in Armory hall Friday eveuing and tbe uet recelpts were about $IM. Tbe uionthly unlon temperauce meeting waa held in the MethodiBt uhurch, Sunday evening, and an addreaa was dellvered by Judge StantoD of Roxbury. It was a scbol arly aud eloqueut productlon, aud held the bas moved to Northfield, and L. A, Rlch has moved to the house vacated by Howe. The health of Mrs. Aaron Webster is Improving, Mrs. II. 1". Abbott has her mother with her to apend the holidaya. Berlin. Miss Ellie Turner is teaching in district No. 0, Montpelier. The " book sociable," annnuncod last week, has beeu indelinitely postponed. Kev. A. J. llough dellvered a lectnre on Tueaday evening at tlie Corner, under the auapioea of the Woman's Chriatlan Tem perauce I ' uion. West Berlin. A little child ol George Owons was huried last Thursday. E. W. Colby is again living at West Berlin, having moved on to the farm of W. II. Dewey. There was a general turnout here, Mon day night, by the people, as nearly every body desired to wilness the havoc made by tbe wreck at No. 'I crosaing. W. F. Ilasrall ia expected here the pres ent week. He is about retirlng from tbe nublishiug business and intends to devote bis time to the sale of land and thedevelop meut of Kearney City, Neb. Some of the young people here have made arrangeuients for a series of select dances at Berlin atreet hall. The tirst of the sories was held last Thursday evening, aml another is billed for to-uiorrow night. Calais. Scbool in Maple Corner district began last Monday. Tbe next singing-school at Maple Corner will be held Saturday evening, There will be Cbristmas cxercises, De cember 24, at the Christian churcli. All are cordially invited. Professor E. A. Bisbop. of the Vermont Metbodist Seininary, will preach at Maple Corner uext Sunday afternoon at two o'olook. The Woman's Kelief Corps bold a fair this ( Weduesday) evening at the luemorial hall. Tbe draina " Hiokey Farm" will be preaented, Faucy arth lea will be aold and refreehmenta served, after which there will be danciug with inusic by Elmore's or cheatra. Ollicers of Stow Kelief Corps are Mra. Martha Ormsbee, preaidentj Edith !. Beard aud LuraE. Baucroft, vice-presidenta: Nervie L. Foster, treasurer; Jennle E. I.am pbere, ohaplain; Koaiua Bumpus, oonduutor; Ada A. Carr, guard; Kdith I,. tloard, dele gate; Jennie K. Kamphere, alteruate. W. K. Burnup camp of Sona ol Veterana bas elected the following ollicers: F. C. Beard, captain; W. A. Celley, Hrat-lieuten-aut; Eugene Carr, secoud-iieutenaut; W. h. Leouard, W. L, White and T. T. Kam pheru, camp council; Dustin George, tirst sergeant; Walter Kastman, quartermaster sergeaut; W. I,. Keouard, sergeant of guard; H. O. Baldwin, corporal of guard; T. T. Laiuphere, delegale; Bert Nelson, alteruate. Cbarles Wheeler takes tbe place of Frank Carr as clerk for I,. A. Kent. Mra. Alice Howard ia moving to JelTeraonville, wliere Mr. Howard ia to locate aud preach. Mra. Betaey Webster, aged about Vciy wurm Ocauiilui 50c. de-igu.- eucb, embroidered initial handkerchiefs at 12e, aucu us no gcutleiuan probably ever Deheld lor thc pricu. Pnre Linen Handkerchiefs Ladiea1 worih S Initial Handkerchiefs uuusua.iy tiae for ne.it liein; liuc iuitials, 12yc, K9! uuiauudered. at 17c und 25c: the prlcea. We have everything that you can pussibly want. Holiday Novelties in Fine Linens. ORDER BY MAIL, NOW Lunchcot Sels etc, built by Kdwards Brothers & Jaek- man. Such is the high reputation wbicb the Elliott Brothers Iiave made for them elvea here, that their new venture must prove a success. Every bodv will wish it niay. It is said they will adu largely to the capacity of the ahop room, aud put iu more polishing uiachiues. Mrs. George L, Martin, formerly Miss Sarah Jackson, died of pneumonla, last week, at the age of seventy-one years, leaving a son, Henry J., and two grand daughtera, children of tbe late Mr. and Mrs. Philo Hibbard, She was one of quite a large family of children, among whom are George B. Jackson of this place and Messrs. Crawford and Gilman I . Jackson of Barre. She was eateeuied a worthy woman. Our weather clerk, LuolUS 8. Simons, says the rainfall this year is cousiilerahly suialler than last year, when we had some twenty-five inchea. At no one time this year haa tke fall been more than seven eigbtha of an inch, wbile tbe largest of last year was two and oue-half Inchea. This season the anowfall in Noveiuber was tweive aml one-half inchea. Up to Satur ilay morning last the fall iu December has been six und one-half inches. James H. Walbridge will teacb a class iu vocal mualc on Ohelaea West Hill, this winter. Miss Ethel Beuedict is a pu- jill of Goddard Semiuary, Barre, going and returuing each day by rail. Miss Ol- lie Karnham is teaching iu Berliu, as is Frank Beuedict. l'atsy Elliott of El liott Brothers, granite dealers, was ill enough last. week to requlre the services of Dr. W. B. Mayo of Northfield. It. will take more than one dOOtor to keep him in doors very long. He isu't built that way. Miss Abbie Beane of Northfield, a profes aional nurae, has of late been iu Luther Waldo's family for a few weeks. Miss Hattie Briggs is teaching in Barre. -Onr venerable townaman, Luoiua Bdaon, away along in the " nineties," has beeu specially feeble of late. Miss Elleu Perrlu of Berlin is teaching in tbe Albert Norris district. 1 Thouias Spooner was called last week to Chittenden county bv the Utneai of a frieud. r : Newa is re ceived of the death of a former towusuian, Plymon Oreene, for many years a resident of Chicago. 1 Jaiues Bootb has re turiied from work noar West Poiut, N. Y., and is now employed in Barre. Miss Sadie Dugar, who began the winter school iu the William Hansou district. has given it up ou account of sickneas, and gone to herhome in Worcester. Washington. George W. Downing haa lieen seriously ill, the past week, but is steadily Improving. E. K. Hougbton haa arrived from New Mexico. Measrs. Hersey and Siuionds, who bargaiued for the " Bliss pla'e"of General Thouias a few mouths siuce, have couie to griuf, aud each haa en tered complaiut agaiuat the other to the grand juror of the town. . c Frank Kart lett was presented by hla wife with a fine girl baby laat week. - George W. Downiug aud T. F. S. Tburber have been drawn as petit jurors for the term of Orange county oourt wbicb opena ou the 20th iuat. Warren Calef haa arrived from tbe West to spend the winter with relatives here. It u'a auytniug iu table clolhs, the yill shouid be a luucueou sel uue tnnged OlOlb, wi.u a .; , n uapkiua, pina, b.ue, rcd, uuff ur vvuite burdera, 8,50, 4, 4.5U, 5, 0.50 to 110.50 each sct. Hot Roll Cloths Adaiuiy gitt, ullioe damask, stamped aud inugtd, "J5j upicce. Choice Tray Clolhs I'WO caotciauy uiceclutbs at a special hoaday pnce. 18 by 27, aiaiupud, Uuut-alitched, very Uue iiueu, 50c. Fnugcd uioiiiie ll'aya. , 25c, .17ic to jjl. llcuuoLacacd, 25j io I sl eauu. i .!: k carviug cioilte, 75c lu 91,50. llumatitclieu dauiusk, ! 60c, O'Jlc, 750i Sol aLatuocd. llem auivuoui piaiu, 50c, 75c; liuciy open ! woikcd, Vo, .'i.5U eucu. Johu S. lirowu & Son's carviug ciotUa, i 00 eacU. Table Slips NnrroW aud loug, to lay across the uucovered tablc. PlaiL, ucat wbile Uainasb, DlugcU, l each. 1'iaiu helu Biiicheo daiaaak, niuged, 75c. 1'iaiu aucu hcmBiucUcd duinash. triuged, 75j, 1, 11.26. For the Sideboard Ciuujptuous acarls of ailk-and liueu ; txquiaitciy buauuiui aud tlt to gracu tlie Laole ul u klUg, Tue ftouucriuiiy liuu uuu luio uutu deolgUs in lUe Ooi iura vvere cxceuied b tlie uaojt ta iuoUb icaaaui ucculu-worketa ol Ku ropo. OUI LtneU Dtpartuictu is eui- pttttticaily OfKensington Linen IS oy 54, opcu woifced. fringed. stauipcd, 60o; 18 by 72, opeu-wurked, IriugcU, aia:uped, 75c. Bureau and Commode Sels Opcii woiKcd. luoiuic, iriuged, white, red, biuc or oid rooc; 18 by 50, 73c: is o 72, 87c. Cuic Fancy Doylies Plam iiueu, rouud, siiuaru aud faucv uapes, all ailk eiuuroidered iu djinty coioia, with Heur-de-lis, buueirties, ailk euibroideied scadoped edges, 6Uj each. Finger Bowl Doylies liemsuicuuu, staujpc.i, l a dozen. Friaged uatuaak, $1.25 a duzen. Fuugea dumaak, louud aud square, a tiu7.au. Stamped Aprons To oe woreu with ailk, Kinest Lons daie ca i.bric, heiuBiuched, 25c. Siataped utouiic biba, 12Vc each. Stamped Pillow Shams Ol Ljuodale cauibtic, 25c a pair; of LoUsdale cauibiic, heui d, 50c a pair. Table and Pillow Covers Maiupud cicaoj covera, plaiu, 25c; !slduupe-i rtiiue cuvers, twilled, 2oc. JSolh aic yat'd rquare. tSalceu ataiiipcu aud ttvilled covers, 25j; 22 by 22 iucjis. liiue ueuiai caaluou covers, stamped. 1-Jic Chenille Jable Covers 4 4, n iutd, liguiea, 11.25 j kandtome. ftuuc, ticavier, S1.76, 0 4, ricuer cueuule, t2; Baiuu, iu duesi quality cneunlo, 2.50. Larger aizs, J8.50 to 7.50. Headquarters for these Goods ; Tapestry Table Covers Highest of all in Leavening Power. Latest U. S. Gov't Report Baking Powder lu 11. ricu caauiiieru tfluotat 0-4 size, !5; 8-4 aud 10 4, up to 11.50. lu gold, piuk aud wlme, white aud eliow, etc., 7 eucb. Tne loveiicai aiik euibroi Jered squarea ! Saint Derby Table CovetS ituagiuaoic, m ..o io ?; eacu. Mik embroidered acarfa, eiually ex quisite, 8, $10, 15 each. Scarfs for the Bureau 8 by 54, friuged all round, stamped, Sj6o; 18 by 72, triuged all round, stamped, 33c; 18 by 54, fringed ou ends, Btaiuped .'17ic; 18oy72, tringed ou euus, Bittujpi.a, 50c; 18 by 54, fringed, opeu work burders, atampcd, 60oi 20 by50,kuotted tnuge.Blatuped, 50o; 0y 72, kuoited Iriuge, atamp ed, 75c. Exccediugiy ncu lu cuior aud quali ty, iu old roae, green, fawn, with luige plaiu culur ceuters, 11 yards bquaie, $0 each. Imported Velour Covers Maguiliceut Uueiuui Ueauty of !c sigua; plaiu rose, dove, ncu green aud otUer ceuiers, iuside ihe richeat ol borders, 4.50 to $ti '.); 8-4, tu 15. Venetian Silk 50; 0-4 aize, to l overs l'ure siik, cheuiue-iike ; iu olives, bluea, taua, reda, mahogiuy, green, old rose; 8, yards square. Mail orders hlled proinptly. if not just what you want. Goods may be returned AtVSOLLTTELY PURE Baraarl lm l Pii Cl Worcester, Mass.