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VOL. 87.-4324. MONTPELIER, VT., WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 28, L892. NU3IKEK 52. Jbbtrttsemmta. BABYFG lc OLD Dtttresslttfl Miln Dfim from Btithi Ctmd ln 0 V.'iM kt MikIi; tfoalthy mtkI i; Mutifui by Cutlf.ira ttentedlM My bnbs boy hnd beon mi(Ti rlnp from Mrih with MMM nort Of Utl trrUptlotl, Thi' ftociofl I'l.llcit tt MtMBi Uirt liltlt- Doch WU Olif i jiw um! - d tn ta of tvd. ln rintntri nY-h. 1IU H II1K mid MCrOM itrid i. ' faii thlgbi wbirevcr Um fat fle d mudfl i fbtd were jnsi itac iMDt, For four wwki ftef bl btrth be affertd W Itb thli t 1 1 .u n, BIh) lltltll I tfot U t t, tn i I; . ii nt r n utak thrre wm little ilctp -7 V.- y furanyoue. tn Hra C-L-. i weeki he cotn- Itl. Iilv rtir i d. III wit olne teekti nld Pbbranry lei, nnd yow ougbi io wm bli nhlu now, mootb, even, nnd u beftutiftii nhtk nnd wblte color. Iloln ei bcalthyei bo oai m. Tbe CUTlctWA Rfcot.viiNT bn given liim t'Mi", vlifor nnd itrenpth j nnploM bli portrftU. Thftnki to tbe tntnoue i m i?ra Kcmkpii i. Tbeg catm.n tw poken of too htgnly.they biivcdone all thni bM been d ilrnid fot tlu ra VM. A. U.l(l.w;ii, 1MK l28dSt.,New York. Krom tbe ir i w nootbi noy hnby ralTered with tho (l'.imu i oti ber le.ce nhri Gody. Dootortd wilhout hvhM. IV. ( ( LTTICURA Krmim iks- Ponnd tht'in in everv reepect nt.efnctory. The ehltd bti now a hiMUlilut tkln Rttd l- ciir i-htvrfully roroiniti'THi tb6 IflftQ t't all mntlt.Tfl. UR1. J. ROTUBNBKUO 166J Kirni Ave. N. Y. CutScusa ResoCvemt Vhe new Bl(Md KOd BklO PutlAcr, luti-rnallv, and OtrrtODRAi Ibe great Bkln Cure, uid UTicuiu rnAi. Mi'exquUlie 8kln BetuttHi'r, itxtfratlly, ln taoUy rellsvfl stid ipecdlly cure every dlvettN nnd bumor of Um iklo, tciilp.and i lood(wtib u of hair, from toianoy to oge, rrotn plroplci tn lorofulii Bold everywhere. Price, Clticuiu, 60c.: Hoap, Do.l RbsolwkTi H. Prejwrfd by the I'OTTXa DBOO ANI) OniMICAL CottlUIUTION, BofltOO )"" How to fnrc Sktn DlscaMN1" fit PffM IW HTtlitrAtloni, atni teitlmonluU, muilod frto. Bkln nnd Pcnln pnrlAcd nnd benutlBed by CuncuRA boap. Abtolately pure, BABY'S RHF.UMAT'fl WINS ln oitn mlnnte tli OnMcnrs ntt Paln PUwti" rell . rbenmatte, tcl itlc, hip, kldny, ehott, nnd mutotilat patni at tl w. jititu'-HCM Prliw, 26o. 4 3 OON DEPOSITS REMAINING 0 Six Months or Longer. O ON DEPOSITS REMAINING 0 Less than Six Months. Are tht ralt'H of IntcrcHt pftld ln tho SAVINGS DEPARTMENT or THE Fifst National Bank MONTPELIER, VT. Cttpitiil piill in $250,000 Surplrs 50,000 AddHional UablUtyof 8took holders 250,00 Miiklng a tuttil Guarantee Fund of $550,000 Kortht MCUrity ol (lepoHltori. rin.ECTOnsi 0BAKLE8 dkwky, PrMldent, FBBO B. 8MITH, Vive Preddent, J. C. HOUOHTON, W. E, ADAMS, F. A. DWIMELIn ItHtikln linuri ftm nine A. M. to tliree p. M. All huitiuefln cnnttdfiitiHl. 1. Tj. Katon, CiiMliiei-. THE VERMONT WATCILMAN. "Old thlngs have p.issed away." The new quickeinding Wa terbury watch requiresabout five seconds t) wind. It is cased in coin-silver, and gol J tilled, cases. Stem-set, and jeweled moN-ement, make it a perfect timepiece. Far better than any cheap Swiss watch. It is still a low-priced watch, but never "given away. Bvery fflWlff tflll it in rurlous d f'-Ti". ' otli for wttM ft-.d geutlom-i. 2 Thi "NKW PBAOnOAl." metbodfoi teacliitiK nlionlimiil KUd tli liest uii'tliuilH of bookkt)ini; uru taulit at the hXDSCHOoL sWorthaM TIiIh liiMtltiitinu haH bMOBt OODiplOUOQI for dnoMlng young tncn atnl women prao tii'Klly Btld for luppl iiiK tiiiHineH.s boUSA, promptlj witii wc ii qiuulflad bookkMpanii itcnugmphari ami bimtovM iMlatast Cnr mpondi ooe tn vlMrt. Foroutftloana tdilreu, CABNELL GUTCHE88, Alliuny, N. Y. TUFT'S COLLb.CE GLEE, MANDOLIN AND GUITAR CLU8 ASHistt'il liy Mr, Gharles D. Clark, (KMUtfl P) Will ajipnar at BLANCHAED OPERA HOUSE AUTIItrit ROPU Miintiiellrr. Vt., (Imrral Etlitor. T. Bi IIOSKINS. M. I Newport, Vt., Agricaltinal KJtlor. Tkhms J2.no a .vcar; 1.00 for ix IB0Bthl llfty ct'nts for tlircii montliH. ntNUW KVKISV WKHNKPPAV IIT The Watcbman Publishing Company At Montpelier, Vt, Clubblng List. The fotlowlng offen are for tlie beneflt only f Iubt0rib6rl 10 thls pApet WhO pa.v all RMTIgSI and a year's lubioriptlotj in ulvanre. One or tnore of the pnbliMliOIM may be onlerecl, hut tlm motiey for eaohi at theolttb rate, tunMt invariahly aicoinpiiny the onler. The " chih-rat " Ih alwayM S'J.On leHS than tho RtnOUHt giVttl in tbt IMOttd tolnBUI of li(j'irt s. wm tlnt Paprr 2. M 6.H0 IM 2.30 a.w 2..W 6.HD 20 3 00 1. m 2.7 4.U0 4.10 2.90 3. B0 i.3i 6.10 D.IO 4-VO 4.10 1.75 3.00 9.10 9.X) 9.30 3.60 2.24 2M 4.60 3.H0 4.10 2.90 2.7 2M 4.90 2.19 4 .00 2.29 3.90 2. K0 6.10 2.60 3.30 2.29 2.60 3,99 6.10 3. M 4.10 3.00 4.70 4.90 4 80 3.60 2.78 2.80 3.00 'ubli'hrrt' I'rire. AmprieHii Kiirnicr I-'O Areun. The 4.00 Atlimtlc Krtthlr 4(MI Bttrjrtand 90 llontoii Ail.ertl.rr l-"0 Hotton .touriml 1.00 iinston Joornal ((tallt ) i "o BtMM Pwt C'em) 1.00 Ctarr.n1 lllntory (qoHrtrrljr) 1.90 OMttui Utfulnt 4.oo Clilrivttn IntPr Orcan 1.00 Dhrl.tUn Uiilon 3.00 CoAtoopolttjin 2.90 Cotti!e HoHrtli 1.80 DwnorMt'i Hniitm 2-" Knrm Ponltrr m Korum, The 8 00 Frniik LMllt't llltutrtdWMktjr, 4.00 Krnnk Lmlle'i Popolai Hanthly., s.oo Knink LMll.'l ittUday ViiK'i.l".. 2.90 800d Hoosekpt'plliK 2.80 tlodey- l.mly's llook 2.00 Htiriier's Iiig:irlne 4.00 Illror, Vekly 4.10 Hfirper's Hnznr 4.00 Htfptr! Yotmtt 1'eople 2,00 lloine MHk'njltio (Mr. LOftan) 80 tTMMboM lnilpiilpnt. Now York 3.00 Knto HcM'i Washington 200 Upplnoott1. HmmUm 3.00 Mlrror mwl Fannor 1.00 HtUlenl ltcrord I 00 Ntioimi Trlbun., Wuhlnffton... 1.00 Now Bngland Hagailn 3.00 New Vork RcnU LOO Now Y. rk I're., ihillT 3.1)0 Now Ynrk TrttnUM 100 New York Lw)Rr 2.00 New York WorW (ilem) 1.00 North vniorionn ltovlew 6.i0 Our I.fttlft Meii and Women UtO Onr Little On.i and Nursory 1.90 Potdtrj niol Horse Tlovlow 80 P.nsy 100 PatMton'i MaKastn6 2.00 t'opular Solorcce Honthly 8.00 I'rnlrle Fnnor 2.00 Kcvlow of llrvlcwn 3.00 Ruriil Now Yorker 2.00 scioiitiflo Aroertoan s.oo Scrlhnor'. MnKnr.tno 3.00 st. Mlehotai MatpuHn. S.oo Tl.e IIome-Makcr 2.00 Troy Tlmo. 100 Votnnklnd 1.00 WldfAwake 2.30 NOTKS. To meet tlie demand of tnany Ktihseribers " for a gool story paper," we have added to our list the best of all atory paperft, the New York Ltdger, To all liusy readers who wish to be well Informed, but who have not the titne to read all the paperi and pertodlcals, we ean not too hitihlv oomtnend tho Review of Rvtitvi (tttontbly) and Curreut Htstory, a qtiarterly roKlster of current events, in our olub Hst this year for the Hrst tlme. Boston Daily Journai.. Having re ceived many itKpilries for the Bolton Ihtilv Journai, wo have raade arrangemf htx, as will be leen by reference to the ahove list, for clubblng that paper with the Watchma.n on very favorable terms. Subscriptions to botb papers inuHt be foi a fnll year paid in ailvance. Thk OOtnblnattOD With the New York Pttt$t a datly newtpaper of the frottt rank, is a rare one. In news and editorial writ Ing the Preu is one o( the inost popular papers in the eouutry bright, euterpriHing and iplrited, We oomtnend tbtioffet to 'he attentlou of all who want a clean and ulilo elty newspaper with their state paper. Send for sainple copy. Nrw York Tkiuunk W now offer the Xiw York Trtbiinr (weekly) in oombloation with the YYatchman at the reiuarkably low rate of for the two an ari anK'inent but recently OOniUtnmated, Two papers of the Hrst rank for a trillo tnore than the eost of one. The coiuhiiiittioti glvei to every one the means of belng tbOrOUgbly well in formed in state and national atTairs. (.'HioAoo Imkr-O han-. The Colutnbtan BxpOtltton will be of great interest to our readers. To keep theiu well infonneil OD all niatterH relalinj; to the tfreat fair, we have uiade olubblng arrangeiuunts with the Btbove journai one of the best published In ChloagO, Artists and reporters will do vole themsidves to tho work of doseriliii; the exposltion. That departmont will bo illustrated. Tlie LaWN Vcrniunt. Sknsion of lS'.ri. "Pookat edltion," now ready, mbfBOM AIt tb publiO aOU It is prinled on good paperi In clear 'ype, bound In oonvenlent and dnrable torm, Indesed, and li oertlned to by tho seeretary f state, No otherpub- lieation will ba tnadt for severai weeki, hiiiI none at all of tlils kind. PrlOe ttloglt OOplei 1B eenls; ten eopies, fl.(R. Addi tional eopies at satue rate. Watiiiman Po, Co., Montpelier. Vt. Monday, January 2. llewiiehiuK uncl Oni.i.il tlollege HongH. Tit keis 011 s.tle at Long'l liookstore. JltK KLKN's A liMCA Salvk. The best salve in ibe world for CUt DfUhMMi sores, uleers, all rheuui, fever sores, tetter, ehapped bnndn, obilblaluii oorni and aUikinerup. tlonii and posiiivelv OUrei ptbw, or BO pa.v rcqulredi t U guaraotaad lo glva fatlwao tlon, or uopey reluodd I'riee twanty.live eents per hox. Koi sale by 0, Uhikely, Uontpeller, Vt. Iiamonl rings from !") upwards; dia BOUd Htndri, tmi -je.wols, Heatf.piua and brooobet ln fuel I'lnllips & Lucus are head quarlers for diumouds. Kluurr mtamps made to order by Watchmau 1'ublisblug Company. the Daalnon Herc Mentlon. P I) OOllRli at Wlioatley's. Satin ItinnoNS, for bollday tnide, at Ibe KlMM l''isk. ( i.kan yonr olothei With Custllian ('ream. Kor lale at I) K. LOHg'ti Mahkkii DoWnI ll t's and faMJ feathots at tlie Mtisrl Plk( 27 State Itrtrat, Kvkiiv one want a Hc itrf-pin or a hrooeh. I'hlllip- & I.iieas will show just the one jou want. I.aiuks' wool pants and vest from twenty DlM eeiits to OM dollai Moh. at Wheat ley's. To ItK.NT Hoiise, 12 lliibbard street. Batb-roora, (urnaoe and as. Appiy to (i. V. Wilder. I WILL Itainp free (this wef k onl) all Itnen lowell bonght at my store. i. s Wheatley. BSOPBT & Co. offer holiday noveliies at gpeelal reduotlum for this week. Beaad- verlisemeiit on p i(o eight.. Wa.vtk.h A eapablo moliler, who ean lake ubarge of a f' undr.v. Apply to Medad Writihl Jt Soii, Monl peiier, VI. Ask Pbllllpl & I.ueas to show you tbelf hair pins, in tortolM t-hell, lolld silver and Kold a handeonie variety. I.AwsoF Vf.rmont. SmtONOI 1893. The Watohtnan Pooket Bdltlou l now ready for delivery. Sinnle eopies by mail, to any address, tlfleen eents. JviTn few left i f thoae aplendld Waahlngo tnn oonnty htetorlei atOvolume otnaliy lieitit; gjpi n awav at 11 B0, Tlie platM alone I'ost ovit S2,,roo. Seo advertuenient on sevenlh paije. Oo to No. 28 State street, nnd Pbllllpl & Luoai will show you a novel variety of new and belUtttnl olookti in prices froin 11,30 to $80 aaob, BoLDMMi soldiers' wldowi and dependent ri laiives, entitled to pensioni under Ibe new pension law, should send to T. J. Deavitt, Montpelier, Vt., for a olrcular oontalulng the law 111 full. Thkrf. is no eause for relm tanco in in- veitlna tnoney in South Diikota in aoon lervatlve wsy It buibown Itiifayfnfiqiiah ities to a remarkable degrea. A, (. llari, Preiftfml L'humhvrlain Xutionul ilitnk. Pbillipi & i.tcAs bave a One auortment of new and riob patterni in lilverware, botb solid and plateil, comprisinK many rare DliVi llieg. An opportUnity to btiy lonie very desir able goodl at your OWB priee will bo af forded bv the lUOtion sale at the slore of Weiister & Co., on Batnrday afternoon and eveiiiuit. See patie eiht for pariieulars. OPAL, iiarnet and all arieties of ehoiee Btoue rings, for ladiee, ens and obildrenj alio plai'i gold ringi, oval nndflat, oanbe aeen at No. 28 Siate itreet, Dor't walt for tbe winter to paM before looklng tot oloaki marked down, but come and see me and I wili sell you a j.ieket for 92, ?4, 8ii.no, 8 no and J'.i no nearly twenty Bve per oent dlsoount, I). !S. Wbeatley, ChainiI We have npck-obilni with pen- dantl, for ladies and ebildren, also watob obaini for ladlei and genti. Of course ym want a oharni, too, Pbillipi& Luoii. The Capital Bavingl Itauk and Trust Company pays depoilton four per oent and taxes on Htims not exeeedin l.noo, and makei loans on home leouritiei at six per oent, I' rents Hre and burglar-proof de posit boxes for tive doliars a yeaf. If you want a banjo, gnitar, or inppllei for eiiher Instruuieut, slrinKs, timsic, etc., drop me a card. I am agent for tbe oele brated Luicomb and Artui hanjos and the Waibbum gultan, the best on the market. E. E. Piper, ItoX 17, Montpelier, Vt. You will flnd a full llne of ladies' and ijenis' gold and silver watobei, Inotnding tbe Waterbury in gold-fiiled, silver and niekel cases, at the store of I'lnllips & Lucas. In additioti to his heavy truekitif; busi Desl, Clark B. Bobertl bus put on the roail a llngle team. ltain't!at;e to and from all tralm, Care, promptness and dispalch at live-aiul letdive prices. OtMce in rear of Kxchaniie hotel. Telophouo eonuection. Two fanioui preaohen have wrltten sirik artlolei loon to boprintod in Tlv Ijtdirs' y -. Journai one by Rev, Morgan Dlx. 1) l., on " Are Sooiety Women rnslnoere? and the other by Kev. John R. PaXton, L). I).,on"'Are Women More Heligious tlian Meu?" Thr bookl will tell you that the liuest orangei in Florlda come from the ndlan Klver OOUntry, llie llrst sliiiment Iiom Swift's grove is expected this week, nnd parlles who would bke adozeu or a box oan send tbeir address to J, It. Morse. Muiu street, or to Levl Swift, Mlddleiez, Vt. In their idvertiling space, ou page five, tbe Barnard, Bumner & Putnatn Uompany announoe tbat tbeir trade durlug tbU nolf- day season surpasses auy siuce Ihe house was foundod. Tho nreat success of Ihe tirm is uwing in no small degree to iis reliability and its extrome efforU to sotve lts patrona atlifaotorlly, Kor a sore throat there la DOtbing better than a flanmd bandae damponoil with Chamberlaiu's l'aiu Balm. It will nearly always effeot a ctire in one nlgbt'l linie. This remedy is also a (avorite tor rbeumu t i-4.ii and has onred many very severo cases. Pifty-oent bottlei for sale by C. lllakely, druggiet, Montpelier. Therk are many velerans who have claims lor pensions pcuiiinn that would do well to consuii .laines E Curran, Mont pelier, Vt., who has liail over six veais' ex- perienoe um a spe:ial examiner and is thor OUgbiy feruillar with all thelawsaud rulins t,1 tliM i I , ' ! i i i' 1 t , 1 1 . r i T ITe it. .1..., iii.i....-,. ,,,,! ' rejectod claims a specialty. Advioe freo. Tiib January (bolldaf nurnber) of Qock y't Muttizine will bo one of the tiucsl spcciinciis of perlodical Llterature ever brought out. The froniispieee, priuted in twelve eolors, from a wator color palntlng by W. Gran ville Bmltbi illuatratlng the oomplete novel, " A Cbrlltmai WitOh, by (lernudo Aiher ton, is a feature never before attetnpted. There aro also many ipeolal and brllllant featurei in tbii issue of (Todey'.i WiiKNon a visit to Towa. Mr. K. Italton of Luray, Ruuell oounty, Kenaef, oalled ai tbe laboraiory of Ohamberlaln & Co., Des Moines, to ibOW tbem his six-vear-old boy, whose life had been saved by Chamberlaiu's Ooogh Remedy, u baving ourtjtl him of a very severe atlack of oroUp, Mr. Dttlton Is cortaln that it saved his hoy's life nnd is eotbuelaitiv in his praht of tho Ranedy. Kor sale by C. ltlakidy, druggiat, Uoutpelier, Kor Sai.k. No. 1 pine lath, No 1 eihi-teu-inch spruce hangleti Dtoulttlngl all kiudH aiul mado lo order house UnUbi epruoe, bass, bntternut, ub. oak, oberry, whlio wood, Alabuma hard pine, Mlchlau plne, floorlng ofaii kinU, itougln at tbe mills; will be sold cbeap for cash. Turuini dono to order. All kindM of job work in ibo wood WOPking liue. Telophouo cou- neotloni, Tnlted Btatee Clotbei PinOon pen;, Montpelier, Vt. " Ckrtain hard words, mado IntO pillH, Slmply to swell tlie uootor hills, are not w liat cousiltute Dt I'ien o's rb a-- ani Purgati'e Pellete. Tbeyaretlnyiiugar ooated, purely vegetable pilln, as pea.aul as confi i tlonery to tho tasie, and atltiug upon the stomach aud llver gemly but ef- (eotually, and as mnurail.v as Meture ber ei If. Kor hI k beadache, InulgeetioQ, bHloiu uess, eoiistip.ttiou, and aii iho reaultlog dise.ises, no l.ixiti ive i ipial to I hem has evel been diaoorafedi (1. W. Wii.ok.r InvitM atteutiou to a oboloe soleeliou of valeudars, Cbiislinas oardl, u ver.v tlno assorlmeul of fainily and teaehers' Hililes, ift hooka for old aud youug, Including a largo variety of toy IiookM, gaiues, ulbumH, wrltiug de.ke and lap tabteta, flne itatlonery, gold peni, eto,, otc. Also a largH variety of vocal and In Htrumental folios, new and popular muilc and muNie books, piauos, nrgans, Kiiitars, ban1M, mamlolius, viollns, in rdious. phonobarpe, nutoharp,, plano itooU, piauo Obalfe, uiusic racks and cabinots, aud other tnniloalgooils llead of Slato street, Mont pelier, Vt. Anmk Ward Tikfany, tbe reoognised leadtng Irlih ootnedy aotNM of this eouu try, lurrounded bv a earefiilly.chosen coin nany, will be seen at Blanohard opera liouso on Tliursdny evening( Deoaniber 2U, preMntlnB, for tbe iirst tlme here Alfred K"nned.v's American Oomedy, entitled " Ladf Blarney," wbiob has recel ved tbe seal of appioval frotn Ibo bands of press and public. Wliilo tbe coinic interest dom InattSI Ihe plav, there is aNo a vein of seuii- ment wbiob affordi Mum Tlffan; an oppor- tnntty to display hor versaillity. As one OrltiO has said (qnotlng from tlut famoiis Hyron), ber performanee seemed a " pendu- lun betweerj a mita and a tear." " Now Is tbe winter of our disoontent " made glorlous to all New Kncland peoplo who ipend the winter in Klorida, where orange groves, trawberriiri and all the del- loaolel of a iUmmef Ollmate are now at tbeir best. There are many ways toget there, but one ideal route: The Clydo Llne. Tbeir eblpi are of the most modern ooo trUOtion, providini evory eomfort, aud safety aud avoiding tberOUgb New Kugland coasi. UuUine par exoellenoe. Rateeabnnt one-half ibose ty raii, epavytbing Inoinded, If OQr readers Will soml tbeir address to ,1. a. Plattderi, Baetern Aeent, 201 Waahiug Ing street, Bolton, he will lend you oircu lars and pbotogravare of one of their new steumeru. He sure to mentlon the Watch MAN. Skkwerkd and Ciirkd. " Kirst I was ikewered and than i was oared," says Jones, nnd he laiiKhs hoarlily over his liltle joke. Well, lot him laugb. Iiat hlu luiib who Wlnl, llo was skowered througb and througb by d.vspepsia and its altendant iraiu ot ills. He was Ottred by l)r. Pleroe'i Qolden Medtoal Dlsoovery. Doyon feel dull, languld, low-eplrlted; ex- penenoe a seuse of fullness or blontinn afler eating, tongue ooated, blttet or bad taete in the moutb, Irregular ippetlte, dlcilneii, freqnant headaehes, nervottl prostralion or exbauition, hot duibei alternating with chilly sonsations, nharp, bltlng, transient paim here aud tlicrc, eold feet, drowsiness afier meals, wakofulness, or disturbed and unrefraahing ileep, oonatant and Indeicrib ablo teellng of dread, or of Impendlng oalamityf Theee ere aymptomi of btlioni dv-pepsia, or torpid livor, associated With dyspepsia, or ludlgeition Dr. Piorce's Qolden Medloal Dhtoovery will subdue the eause, if takon BCCOrding to directions, for a reaionabie length of titne, or money paid for it will be oheerfully refunded. Montpelier nnd Vicinity. Anntal eleotion of Odd Kellows to-nigbt. Nki QoOOBTON is at home from Amheist College. Mlss Gertrudk Mkinkckb is home from Rutland. T. J. B0YNT0N was in Burlington lant Saturday. Miss Bf.li.k IIkmiy is ill at the Seminary boardiiiK house. Mr. am Mrs. K. W MoRII are expected home Sat urday. Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Kalks apent yester- day in Burlington, K. II. FabBINOTOM of Brandon was in town last Monday. Tbb Capital Bavingl Bank boldl it.saunual meeting January 12. Mns. Mii.lv Kox of Boston is yillting her brotber, K. I'. Johnson, Wk may now look for a dropping ofl in Sunday-sehool attendanoe, Carlos Bancroft is oonvalesolng from his raiher lingoriug illnoss. W. I.. F oo, from Bpping, N. IT., is ihe new " loeal " on the Arqul. On aud after January 2 the regiltry foe on lelters will be elght centi, Will A. Ellis spent Obriitmai at si. Johnsbiiry, with his pirents. The Betbany lieaditi Club will meet uexl Tuesday with Miss White. Mkiiad Wkight iSi So.n ship four polishine machiues to Chicaijo tbil week. Mns. Krkd Sylvkstkr is visiting Cap taiu 1,. M. Hutohinion, her father. Thk Betbany Tonio Olub moets Thurs dayevenlug with Mrs. c. II. More. Assistant Statr LlBBAJUAM Wood is grow in)' souio elegaal yrav "ubinnen." E. E. Tow.nkk and Willard Wbitoomb ipent tb bolidayi al M luehester, N. H. Thk I'nlversity Club meeiing has been defeired to Monday evening of next week. Mrs. E. W. Chandlkr has gone to Dlok eBIOB, N. l., to resido with bor daugliters, Or. QjtoBoa P. (1RKKI.KY, brotber-in-law ofCharlei Oewey, is very ill at Nashua, N. H. L, W. PoBTCB'I new hall at West Berlin was opened lasi Thuriday evening with a hop. AI'uhtnky ALLAEO and Ilenry Oravelin have guuti to I'alaika, Kla., to work in a hotel. RBV, A. N. iBWIS and ifo woiit to New Saven, Conu., Hunday nlght, to ipend a week, "Jlin" Markham, OOoduOtOr on tlie " Aluminium Llne," atebis tuikeyat Wells ltivor. Okt enything in your itocklng? Any dlautond ringi tall out ibrouii a bole iu tbe tot? Oanikl B. HOLT of Karjjo, N. I)., aud P. 11. Mooro of Brunswick, Maiuo, were iu town last Prlday, Kd Blakkly has become a oomlo IQUg flend, The lattnt addltion to bii repertoire is ' MiiMijj.ui Quarde," CHABLXI RoBBBT Dkwky from New York aml Qeorgi 1. Dewey from Portleud were at home over Chrisimas. K. K. BOTLBB is to opou a fruit store in iho basement formerly oooupied by tbe 111 siarrod Veudome restaurant, Mk.and Mrs. (iKoiuiK Brainerd spent Obrlsimai at st. Jobnibury, with their daughter, Mrs. Pearl K. Blodgett. Thk tberne of ibo lermon at ibo Baptiat oburob, imxt Bunday mornlng, will he ' Walobwordl for llio New Year." A frkk lupper w ill bo given to ihe mem- heis ol tho Sunday-scbool of ibe Chureh of tbe Meailab to-nigbt ai ttveo'olook, Mii. am Mai II. N. TAPLIN leave for Washington and Wluobeiter, Va., ina fort- nigbi io ipend ihe reit of ihe winter, Kiiward am) IIknky Okavitt are at houte frouo tbe LTniverelty ot Vernonti and H.in y Colton from soboo) iu Bolton, Thk express ollico and Ihe posl ollico are slowly reOOVeting from the Clii'istmas traln, r. , iid a rnihing bulaineai, Mus. Jobi Vooimv is ipendlng tbe boli dayi in New Hanipihire aud Manaobnietti witb her daugbteri wbo reiide there. Thk Klng'i Daugbteri gave a Obriitmai pariy to tbe fudunrlal bobuol, iai Batur- day, al the lioino ol Mis. Auua OillOU. I.ANDLoRD Vilks of tbe PavlUoB was iu Hosion lusi. w eek, aud Mauager fToetet ol ihe Keoley InstiliUe took a trip to New York. Amonii tbe niimoroiis Chilsliuai Iree un veiliugs was an elaborate one for Master BnubaWi sou of Mr. aud Mrs. tieort(U B. Waliou. Thk Chauiauqiia Class will meet wilh Mrs. C. il. 8hiiiuan, uoruer of Klui aud School stroets, next Kriday afternoon at i wo o'olook, Thk non-partiian Woman'a Obrlatian Tem peranoe Uuion will meet at Woman'i Relief Corps hall this (Wedneaday) after noon at Ihroe o'eloek. Thk Woman's PoTllgn Missionary Boclety of Trlnlty chureh will meet with Mrs. w o. Obapman, No. Il Bt, Panl street, Sat urday aftniuoon at tliree o'eloek. s. C. Srvbtlbpp drove in fromCheliea last Saturday. It was a Wlld and rocky Joiirnoy, but, it was better than stayiug in Chelsea, accordiiig lo S. C. Thk Ladies' Reading Olub of Chrilt ohurob will meet iu tho rOomi of the Woman's Reltef Corps, Batnrday evening, Oi cember IU, at 7: 1)0 o'eloek. Thk Issiio of Ihe Arin last week con- tained ploturei and deiorlptloM of tho World's Kalr bulldinKS aml was a eredi ahle piece of newspaper work. Mm Ida Bobbako, formerlj teaobet of vocal muiic at the Vermont Methodlll Sem inary, has none to Winter I'ark, Kla , Where ihe has a llne posltlon in a seminary. Kkv. and Mus A. B Truax aro sincorclv tbiiukful to their friends w bo so nenerously temembered tbem, ami whose preienoe so cbeered their househoid, ou Oecomber H. Thk leap year party at West Uandolph, last Kriday mght, was ittended by Ray and Uarrlet lluse, ;. K, Putnam, Ned Btevem, Loull Haihaway, Ed Blakely, and MlM Kli.a Oeorge. Nk.xt Monday w ill bo a holiday with tlie Unlted Stales ofRolalBi Tbe post-ortlco Will be opou from elght to ten o'eloek A. M , aml from fout tosix v. m. Oarrleri will make one deliverj at, elght o'eloek in tbe inorn iug. .Iames B. OOITM died Ht his home on St. l'aul ItTMt, early Snnibiy iiioriilng, after a long illtiess of eonsumpliou. Mr. Collin was a member of Brooki post, o. a. K., and tbat organit atlon attended tho funeral yes terday aftarnooDi A, opportuuity will bo given to the peo plo of Montpelier and lurroundlng towni to see the "Llving Whisi " at Blanchanl opera-houie some time in January. it will he preiented under tlie able managemeni of I'rofessor Qeorge Elmore, TBB boardors at Hotel Cempton bad a tine Ohrlitmai tree, loaded w itb tbedelloa- cies of Ibo season. Aiiioug the fortunalo ones wbo secured Iirst prizes were Or. Cloaves, wbo captiired a pnmpkin, aml Postuiaster Goodenough, wbo lassooed a jack-iu-t hebox. Mlll GBAGB HotJQBTOB and Miss Laura Bopei aro imong tho later arrivals of Mont pelier maldeni away at school. The em tci Bted appearauce of thoso roturnlni misses lesiilies to tbe severo asceticism practicod at the Varloni instilutions engBgBu iu Ihe evoluiiou of the Americau girL Krkd w. Banobofx gave his " Bvenlng wiih Old Bnglilb Balladi," last Tbursday afternoon. at iho reildenoe of Mrs. E. O. Hyde. About lifty ladlei were preeent. Madame Hyde, Mrs. Hyde, Mrs. Outler and Mrs. Wilson reeeived. Afler tbe reiital luuch was lerved il was a novel aud de- llgbtful entertainment, Thk annnal meeting of Betbany looiety was hehl Monday evening, Josepb l'uland preildlng, Tbeie offioeri were eleoted: Seoretary, Kev. C. S. Bmltb: prudeutlal OOmmittee, T. J. Deavitt, Or. II. S. Boanl uiau, Oeorge S. Stratton; treasurer, J. V. Babcuck; collector, WiUSmtth, Tbe meet ing aiij iurued for two weeks. At tbe annnal meeting of the New Eng laml Order of Krotectiou I hese otlicers woro eleeted; Wardeu, Nye L. Bmltb; V. W., Krank E. bmlthj seeretary, li. K. Towuei ; treaiurer, Charios K. Bitswellj K. S, O. S. Wbeatley: gttlde, Wllliam Blanohard, entlnel, 8. W. Corso; cbaplaiu, W. K. Walorinan; trustee, Kred Cliapman. Oktkoit offen to Montpelier or any other town iu the OOUntry a horrible waruing, Tbe dlpbtberia epldemlo among the aohool obildren there has beon traoed lo the fact that Iheyexchauge lead pencils, all of Ihein be ing dropped IntO one box at tbe oud of eaob eillon. Tbe average ohtld, of course, puts a peucll into its moutb flfty times aday. David Barton, ihe lttnerant aspen leaf, was tiued 810.01, last Wednesday, for tn toxicalion. I'eter Aiuuiit aud wife were arrested the same day, charged witii pur veylng tbe liquor tliat caused Davy'i dewn- fall. Mrs. l'oie claituod that all sne gave the penoll pedler was jamaica glnger, and after belng tried she was aoquitted, Hete's trial is sel for Tbursday of next week. Thomas W. Wood has preseuled to tho Apollo Club one of his liue wator colors, wbioh be has obrlitened "Our Hip Vau Winkle." Tbe lubjeot U Rben Batobelder, a famous fox-iiuulor of tliis vicinity not many years ago. Tbe old bunter stauds upon the brow of a bill, guu iu haud, ibadlng bli eyei with his baud as be gasei across tbe valley of tho Winooski. Besides belng a faitbfiil portrait of " O.d Kl," tho plctuio is a maguiliceut specimeu of water color work. Tho teohnique aud oolorlng are faultless, Tho ploture will lie valued bigbly by tbe olub, aud giveu tbeplaoeol houor upon its walls. Thk Uuitariau Socloty held ils annnal meeting, Monday eveuing, aud electeil tho followlug otlicers: Senior wardeu, A. Johonuott; juulot warden, H s. Loonxii; treasurer, J. G. Biown; clork, Kred BlaBOh ard; auditors of acOOUOtl, K. K l'eek aud K. L BatOn; pew agent, A. O. Karwell ; ex- eoutlve oommlttee, K. W. Morse, a. J, ddi hy, ,1. Eii Goodenougbi A. c. Blanohard, Mrs. o. H. Rlobardion, Mrs. K. Blanohard, Mrs. O. W. McAllistei ; c.iiinnitlee lo sup ply pulplt, A. Jobonnott aud Clark King; commilleo to soluit suhscriptious, ,1. G. Karwell, Kred Blaucbard, Mis. C. II. lleatb. Adjoumed for two weeks. Thk "experionce party" given by the Youug People'i Vraterulty at tho Unltarian veslry, last Tbursday evening, was well at tended aud muob eujoyedi Nlneteen doilan bad been earned iu uiauy ways, aud eaoh OOUtrlbulOr uanated his or hor oxperieiice in scooping togetber a doliar. MUi Wataon was awardod Iho credil for tlie most uolque oxperieiice, which Inoluded driviug a truok team and blacking boois. Tho "expert eueos " were intorsporsed by four tableaux; duet, Miss Kva Bancroft aml Mis, Nellle Colby; Orum lnajor act by DeaB BlaytOQ that would have mado Kred Auitln pall With euvy ; (Jiiaker soug, in cosliime, Berlha Dewlng aud ciiarlie winBi boatlng song, Dean Blaytoui "Old Man noaeii" uharlie Wing aud O'-an Slaylon Thk Free PftU, last week, containod the followlng Intereitlng Item: " li is itated Ihal ibe Kellogg will case iu New Yoik ciiy has hcen dei'idod in fBVOV of Mont pelier! This meaui over 820O,llilO for a new public llbrary, a obipel aud a galeway al Qraen Moum oeinetery," li also nteaui tbat Ibe F- '. eoriespomleut is for ouce iu his eslitenoe mbitaken, Wbere he evolvad lUob a rciiidikahlc lid-bii of inisinformalioii oanuot be coujt cturcd. Neltber Mr. Brook uor Mr. Hubbard are iwan of mob an im portaut deoliton. Tbe latter has reoently returned from New York, ui.d siaies tbai the Kellogg wiii case is praotloally In tbe hauiosiluaiiouili.il it was a year ago, aml no daotlloa Of any klud has been rell dered. Mus John Okmf.riti died last Wednes day ujorolug, agnd elgbty yaan aud seven montbi, The (uueral was held Prlday.Bev, G. W (iallagher olliclaiing. Tbe hearem wei e Rev. John 1'. l), in, -i ii i , Obarlel B 1 Nh merttt, Oeorge liiker aud ueorgt L, M ub ois. Amira Jordon was bom ln Moretown, Mai -'i, 1813, she marrted John Demerlti iu Il.iidwick, J uuaiy 1, 18.'C. Tbey bad five ebildren Kev. J.ibu 1'. Oemeriil of Kxetor, N. 11., Muriha A , wbo died iu Bur lington, OotOMI M, 18011; Laura Klta, now Mrs. James I). Klker of New York; Julla A., now Mrs. Klamlors of Chicago; aud Charlea B., tbe well-known poiiceman of this town. Althongb far advitiond iu ajre, Mrs. Demerltt was quite sprlghtly. Bhe was one of thoso " dear old ladlei " tbat one likes to meet. Her huibind, who Is a few years older than she, will bereafter make his home witb Mt.and Mrs. Charios K. Oomeritt. II. W. Kkmp was in St. Johnibnry, last Kriday, examiniug banks. The ffepttOffean of that, town alleges that Klisha May is slaled to lUCCeed Mr. Kemp as national bank examiner for Vermont upon Clevo land'i acoBiiloB to tbe throne, Tbe Rcnnfr lirnn IntervleWed a " local bank offlcial " as to the woik aml fees of a bank examiner in this slate, and succeeded In exlracting and publishing more inisstatements than facts. "Tho law provides tbat no feo sluill be less Ihan 2.", and from that it rutis up lo 840;" as a inattnr of fact it mns from 820 to fBO. There are, forly uattoual banks iu Iho state;" there are llfty. "Tbe dnties of the poeltlOn toke nji just about one month in tbe course of a year;" llfiy banks me.iii lifty dayi, and it reqnlreiaday more for eacb to make it rupert, besides many das penl in oorreipondenoe, so that the posi tion demandi four montbi' work each year rbe poettlon of hank examiner U no map, and Mr, Kemp will retlre witb an exoeltent grace. DoVBTLBII niimerous of our readers re- member 0. H. Prye, wbo worked in all the loeal priiitiug offloei not many years Bgo, Bome wbo may not remeiiiher Krvo may relin-liiber his vivacloiis wife, Jennle. Tho eoupio llved in Byde blook, aml Jane out quite a ligure. Sbe has in later years carved a larger and more UnlqUe flgure down OOUntry, and tbe ipprtlng papers have d - votad oonilderable space to unvetl ng lo r uheokered oareer, Jennle used to llve iu 81 ng Sing and uppor New York, and asso ciated wilh meii and w otuen of rather shady oharaoter, One of her oonitant adoren wai a gentlemao with tbe eu phonloui name of "Asb Barrel Jiminy." Later sbe mar rled Frye, wbo is now in Bellows Knlls, and afterwani deserted him. Thon she joined the 8alvatlon Army, and began a itarring tour of tbe OOUntry. witb the lille of " Caplalu Joenio." She made her Iirst ap- pearanoe in Bllsabetb, N. J., in 1884, at tbe head of a detacbment of Salvallou Army lassies. She was vivaeious, preiiy, aml n goodilnger, Bverybody in Blliabeth wai omytOiee her, aud hear her exbort sin uers lo repentance. Half a di zen men wanted to many her, and linaliy she sc lected Heury 11. Moore, aml retir-d from the army. Bveryone wept whenibeiang ber farewell song. Soon afferward Captain Jennle wai arreited for blgamy, Frye, her iirst buiband, appeared from Bellows PalU, and testiliod against her. But the juty were suscepiiblo yuung men, aml acipiitted tbe fair defemlant, Whereat stroug men wept and women ibrleked with Joy, Mooro applied to the oourt of obanoeryfor a dl vorce and got it. Jetinio's oareer of glory was illgbtly dlmmed, so she married An thony B -rger. Now sbe bai oauied BBOtber lenaatlon by eloping from Blliabeth with Keuben Sbafter. Captain Jentiie is thirly yeari old. She retalni a fair proportlon of her tormer beauty, and recently boasted to her nelgbbon tbat sbe oould, if ihedeilred, obarm the heart of any mau iu Elizabotb. SEMINARY Htl.f,, Mis-, RoOD was at home over Sundiy. Mr. Batterson was at his sislor's in Bradford over Bunday, Thk yonng peoplo had a social in the din-Ing-hall Saturday evening. Pbopmiob Buhop'i family had a Chrlat- mas iree 111 ineir rooms aaliirday evening. Kkv. Jajii's Stkvkns, who has been preaobing at Berlin ibis year, was preiented wilh 813 on Chrisuuas day. ( hrisluias ln Monl peiier. Very unlike the green ( 'liristtnas of last year was tbat of '93, which was very white and very rioree. The wind howleil, aml blow tbe powdery snow into eddylng, blind Ing oloudl, and tbe atmosphero" was wick edly oold. indoors, bowever, peace, gooil will aud good clieor reigned. Uhriltmai lervioei were held at all the churohos. At St. Anguitloe'l midntgbt mass nibered in the birthday ot our Lord, and Bunday mass was said at 8 aud 10: :u) a. m. At tbe latter mass Kather Sullivau preached a strung senuon. The musie was elaborate. At Betbauy the regular scrvica was car ried out iu tlie mormng, with an appropri ale sermon by tho paitor. The choir sang Buck's festival Te Oeiiin in C; "And there were sbepherds," Holden; aud "The birth day of the King," Noidliuger. Iu the oven iug there was a coucert by the Sunday ohool, assisted by tbe choir aud Mr. tlol ton'l coruet. Tbe chureh was very prettily trimmed. Tbe excellent musie at the Unitarian oburoh Christmus moruing was reudered by a sextette K. W. Bancroft, George A. Knapp, Burt M. Bbepard, Carl Sbepard, Mrs. ff, I. Pitktn, and Mis. H, M. Wltlard. Tlie evening exercises iucluded e irols by tbe school and choir, with solos by Mr. Bancroft, Mrs. Pitkiu, aud Mrs. Willard, ideas of Sauta UhlUI, by six boys of Miss Cutler's class; reading by Harlrv Oarling; reoitatiom, Rollo Blaucbard aud CarlTe Rlobardion; "Uuilding of the Ladder," by Mrs. Harlow Bmitb'i claiij iolo by Bertba Dewlng, A letter froin Mr. Wiight was read, aud Buperlntendent Audrews an- nounoed that Lucy Gould had been abseiit from Siiuday school ouce duriug the year, aml tben ou aooount of lllneai. Tho au- uounceiuent was also made tbat thero would be a lUpper for tbe Sunday-scbool tbls evening, from llve lill seven. afler i which there would be an enterlainiiiont aud social for tbe grown-ups. Instead of tbe beiiediclion, the choir cbauted tbe Lord's Prayer, Tlie chureh was handsoiuely liimiuod wilh festoous of evergreeu, ln cludiug two big bells. Al llio MeUIOlUlt oburoh the pastor preached from Lake ii: 1.1 " And ihesbep Uerdl sail, let us now go into Hothlebem." The muilo oomprlied a eolu by Miss Myra B Koss, " Nignt of Nigbls," and the au theiu, " Harkl Wbat meau those holy voices'.'" Iu tho evening ihe regular prayer meetlug was held. Obrilt chureh was gaily decked for tho ti stival. Kope eudar was t w isled aboul Ibe I illars, aud festoonod iu profuiloB tbrough theoenterof ihe chureh. Inihe wladowe was oedir, and a ItriklOg contrast was the Kiia Dewey Pltkln memorial wimiow. w bloh was decked w ilh piuk aud white cai- iiaiious. Baturtlay nigbt wai de voteu to the cbildreii's festival, witb iis carols aisl beavllj laden tree, on which was a purso oi money for the reotor, Tho reotor gave an address to Ihe ebildren, lu which bo al luded to theilnlly days of the l'uiitans, when Ohrlitmai was almoel prohlblted Suuday tnornlng, for iho iirst time, was held the lull Chi'islmas lervhM BOOurtllng lo the reviaed prayer book, H.dy oommunlon was admlulitered, aml regular Bunday- hchool services weie held. Muttday eveuing BI Betbany the Sunda scliool held iis fesiival. There was a tree bowed dowu by preaenMi a ChrUtmai oan- tata, aml reollatloni by tbe liule folks. ill BUilth. aud George More appeared iu a doiible reimleer a0, aud Theioii Colton peraonated nanti ciaus. At Iho Methodlll oburoh the cautalu, 'Joii.v Obriitmai." wai preeented, undir tho ifflolent luperiutendeuoe of W 0. Tap- lltt, Walter lapliit was "Santu I'laus," aud Ihe other leading parts were a-ssumed oy Anua Mayo, Mary Hough, Bert Yaw, aml Chester Witller. Two Cbrlltmai Irees Were slripped. Tbe Bapthltl had Ihe traditional tree, With supper aud locial. Tbe youug folks I Olted aud sang, and inerrily plundered Iho tree, A tweuly-dollar gold piece waa presented to tbe pastor, Rev. G O Web-ster.