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VERMONT WATCHMAN & STATE JOURNAL: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBEIl 23, 18!)ii.
5 A HOLIDAY UIIAKACTEH t is given to our stock now by tbo addilion of many piccos of furni turo suitablo for gifts. Wo may montion particularly such artlclos as ladies' ntid gentlcmcn's writing dcsks, book cases, fancy rockors, china cloacta, tabourctts, ctc. but thcro aro lots moro boautifui tblnga to gladden tbo heart of giver and rc ceivor. Decido on your furnituro needs and buy now. This will give you tho pick of tho very bcet goods. JOHONNOTTS & HALL, 80 IWuln St., - - BIONTrKLIKK. VT. Tlie New 11 Opin Polfcy AND ENDOWMl NT BOND ISSUED IIT TIIE National Life of Vermont -- IS IT'prants solld protectlon upon mutual plaus at the lowest guaramced cost. IT U liumerilately pajable on proof of death, or.aUo, U h i oiid, at the end of the speclQed terra. IT provldes for paymeut of the lnsurance proceeds ou wrttteu order of the lusured. IT U lucoutcstable after two ycars frora dato of Issue. ITls ftutomatlcally non-forfeltablo, after threo years, for face amouut, IT KDaraniecit most llberal, endorsed cash.jiaid-up and extended lnsurance values, ITls collateral for loans wlth the Companyup to the Umlt pecured by the puarunteed cash value, IT partlcltiates ln surplus dlstrlbutlons as elccted by the liolder, and alluws hlmall tlieueualmeth- ods of surplus adjustnient known to lnsurance. IT places no leetrlctioiiB on resldence or trayel. ITls not prejudlced by any occupatlon, tucludlng mllltary aiid naval servtco ln time of war, after two years from date of tsauo. IT 1s economical, lncontestable, non-forfeltable and adju&table a policy ot guarauteea. S. S. BALLARD, Generai Agent, Wlieolock niock, Barre, Vt. KTOTICE. Tlie nnnual ineethiR of the Stnckholders of the Vlrst National Uitnk of Montpelier, for tho elec tlon of Dlrtctori and tlie transaction of other lepal buslnesn, will belielcl at tlie t lllce of tho ltank, 41 State htreet, Tneaday, Januury 12. IM7, at two o'clock r. M. A (1. KA'ION, Caahler. Montpelier, Yt., December 17, 181)6. " OLD RELIABLE You will flnd a nice lino of Ladies' Warm and Fancy Slippers at 50c, 75c, S1.00 and ?1 25. Fancy Slippers for Mcn and Boya at 50c, 76c, 81.00, $1 25 and S2 00. Nice Warm Beaver and Jersey Leggings and Overgaitera for Ladieb' and Mif8C8. Low Overehoes and Fleece-Lincd Rubbers at 60c, 75b and Sl.00. Hieh Bulton and Bucklo OverBhoes at 81 50, S1.75 and 82 00. Ladies' and Geht's Felt Sboes, with Felt, Leatber and Kubbcr Soles. A eood Shpnpkin Moccasin, lined througbout witli hoavy dtilling, price raduced to 81 25, and many otber attractivo and seasonablo articles of Footwear, which you aro in vited to call and esaminc, at 100 Main Street. - CRQSS cft? SQr ! HAVi: A I.AIlGKlt VAK1KTY OVi CHUISTMAS CAKIUES TJETAN EVJEB. c- F1KE G00DS AK1) CJIFAI' (J(JOJ)S, Me soll tlio finmo Cniidlcs for 4.0 CEK1S tlint nro sold iu Uiocltyfor $X.OO. G. H. GROSS & SON., STERLING SILVER NOVELTIES, inoluding Hair, Coat, Bat and Bonnot Brushos : MANICTJRE SETS. Panor Glass Cold Creams, VinogarottoB and Flasks, witn Sterling Mountings; BROOCHES AND PENDANTS, with Diamond Sottings. You ivlll llnd nll tlicfco nrliclcs, nnd Htoro of CHARLES H, BALDWIN, Jeweler, NO. 8 STATE STREET iJorlln. Tlioro aro to be tho ujual Chriatmaa exor. clsas at tlio cliurch, Thuraday ovonlng. Kov. J. J. Goodacro holda uieotlnga Stm day attornoon in tho Loomla Bchool-hoii80. Mr. and MrB. Artliur Buck aro at Saranao Lake, N. Y., for tho bonoflt of Mra. Buck'a health Harloy, lltllo son of 0. II. Stowart, boon vory alck tlio paBt wook wilh haa ap- Iionillcitla. Bradford. Tlio Hervlcos at Graco CliurcU Sunday ovonlnR woro of moro tlian ordln iry Intoroat. Captaln E. II. Nyo rotnrned froin Now port laat SUurduy, whero lio lias boon vlalt Iiir relatlvca for a fow day. Uo reports tho Rlolgldng as vory good tip tlioro. Mr. and Mrn. F. II. Bickford woro lnado liappy last wook Tut'.sday by tlio blrth of au olRlit-poiiiul boy wblch Fred says will bo ablo to anslBt hlm tn tho croatnory beforo a Kroat many days. Gliarlea Komp of Bristol, N. II., Is stopping wltb hia auut, Mra. W. E. Gago, anu reraatnud over Stinilay. ilia volco waa another addltlon to the cholr at the Congre gatlonal cliurch. Santa Glaua will dofor hla vlalt to West Bradford untll Frlday ovonlnu, when ap propriate ozorclaoa will bo lielil at tho cliurch. Tliero will also bo a OlirUtaias troe at the Conter tbo aame ovoning. Mlsa Nolia Smbom lias arrlvod bomo frotn Waterbury wboro ahe bas boon toacli ine, and good reporta follow hor. Tho poo plo of Bradford ull fcel woll pleaaed at hor markod auccosa, aa hIio Is a graduato of Bradford Aoiilomy. Last Thuraday inornlnp, boforo dayllght, the hired man of W. C. Willlauis hitched ii p hia liorBo, best barnosa, aleigh and robes and lnft for parta uuknown. Mr, Willlama haa lookud and telvgraphed to Boveral of tho adjoining towns but no traco of tnan or toam cau bo fo'iud, GhrlatmaB exorclaoB will bo liold at Graco Clmroli Thuraday ovcningat lmlf-pastBevoii. Tho procram Includea au oriKiual (.tory and au origiual pooui, botli wrltltn etpeclally for tlie occasion. Tho imiaical part of tho prograui is reculving duo attention, and will includo several aoloa. Tho chorus of children nuuibora ovor tliirty. Tlio lecturo at VIUbrb Ilall la?t Saturday by J. LoavlU Mlllor waa woll aitonded by a vory appreclative bikIIhiicu and aa a whole waa not only lntereBthiR, but very bijno Hclal. Buiiday ovenluR Mr. Mlllor spoke tn a largo audience at the GongreRatlonal church whioh alao tonda to show that the paoplo of thia violulty all approoiated bis lucturo of tbo nlght bofore. H. C. McDuffoe prosented to tho Bradford Public Iiibrary, laat week, anotlior lot of rarrf bookB, whicli lio haa beon collectlng, inoluding "A Narttive of Gnl. Ethan Allon's Gaptivity from 1775 to 1778," writton by hiuiselfj Slado's "Vermont State rapora:" Morae's Gazatoer of New Eng land; Iltyward's New England Gazeteer; and Morae's " Geography of the World," ln two large volumea. As Bradford haa the honorof having the llrst charterod llbrary in the state, Mr. McDuffee la trylng to mako the preaent llbrary tbo moat complete of any in Vermont ln regard to the biatory of Vermont and Vermontora and the early Colonial timea. Any donation or collnc tiou on this, hia favorito lino, will be ap preciated by hlm and by the Llbrary Ab sociation " Excusk me," obaerved tbo man ln Bpeo tacloa, " but I am a aurgeon, and that is not wbero the Uver Is." " Nover you mind whore his liver is," retorted tbe other. " If it waa in hla big toe or hia loft ear DeWitt's Little Early Uisers would reacb it and sbako lt for hlm. On that you can bet your glg-lamps." W. E. Terrill & Co., Mont pelier, Vt. Bradford Conter. Theron Aldricb bas gone to Orfordvllle, N, II., to work at lumberlng for Goorgo Bampaon. Hiram Fortor recently fell whlle fixing hia dam, and cut a large gasb ln bia acilp. Hoianow able to be out again. FrauclB Porter bas moved Into tbo house on the lowor plaln formerly occupled by the late Wlllard Porter. Brookfield. Mra. F. J. Partrldge and children went to tholr bomo iu Worcoster, Maaa., last Thura day, The First and Sicond cburcbes held a unlon meeting at tbo First church, last Sun day evonlng. Edward Glysson and several otberB from town attended the funeral of Goorge Blgo low In Barre on Monday of laat week. Ilarry Jonea and Miss 7.o Fullam wero married laat Saturday ovening, tbo aervice SIIOE STOEE" Store Open Every Evening. 101 Main Street. TWO RINCS o:o oooo oooooooo Always travol with Cupid, and two rings travel with tho rings wo sell tho ring il solf, and tho ring of honesty honesty in inaterial, workmanship and prico. When Belcctlng a ChrlBtraaB proeont, choose something that will give tbo rc cipient tho greatest delight, and will bo of lasting valuo, SUOII AltTIOLKS AltU Diamonds Watches Cuttors, Lottor Oponors, Cut innny inore, tnslcful nnd vnlunblo nl tlio MONTPELIER, VT. bolng porforuiod by ltov. (J. II. Morao at tbo parBonago. Mra. Annottn Grlawnld, wbo la spondlng tbe wlntor in l'laltiflf Id on account of tbo illnnns of hor daughter, Mrs Lcator Abbot, mado a aliort vialt bero last wook, Tho Bunday-school of tho Second cliurch is to havo a Chriattnaa ontortalnmont In tho vostry of tbo clmrcli ou Frlday ovonlng. Thoro will bo rccltationa by nioinbcra of tho achool and miiBlo approprlato for tbo occa sion, besidos tho uaual attractlon for tho chlldiou, tlio Ghristmaa troo and diatribu tlon ot prosonts. A tolcgram waa rocolvod by W, O. Glark on Monday of laat wook, Informlng hlm of tho doatb of his brothor, Gharloa Glark, at bia hoino ln Gharloatown, Masa., on Mon day mornlng. W. O. aud U. A. Glark, Jr., nnd Mias Mltinlo Glark wont by the nlght train on Tueaday to bo prcsont at tha fu neral sorvlces whlcb woro bold on Wodncs day. Miaa Minnlo Glark la vlalttng ln Mllford. Mbbb, The Orange hnld Ita annual mootlng for tho electlon of ofllcers and othor bualnosa on Frlday and tlio Itollef Corpi on Saturday ovening. Tlio Good Tem plara bad a Boctal and shlnglo party a( Cas bIus Pock's laat Saturday oTOfllng. Mrs. Laura Allla la visitlng at tlie homo of hor diiigbter ln St. Johnsbury. You'll uae one-third Iobs of Harmlosa Soap. Cabot. Tbo Grand Army post, Sons of VotoranB camp and Morrlll Itellof Corpa, wilh tholr famlliea, aro to moot at Grand Army hall on Tuoaday evening, Januaiy 5, when tho tbreo organlzationB will bo duly ltiBtallod. At tbo llrst rogular mcotlng ln Decembor Morrlll liellef Corpa elected the followlng ofllcera to eorvo tho enauing yoar: Preal dent, Mra. Abble Limpaon; aenlor vico, Maria Dow; Junlor vlco, Lllla Davlaon; aecrotary, J. Marla Myersj troaauror, Flor ence O, Voodry; chaplaln, Joanotto Klm lnll; conductor, Luollt Freeman; guard, Luella Pdck: asaistant comluctor, Etta Uainea; aaalatant guard, Faatlna Iloyt; dologato, Julla Ilorrlck; altornato, Luella Fretiman. The corps haa adiled Boveral new mombers duriiig tho past year and is in a vory proaporous couditlon to begin tho work of tbe new year. Suddenly and wlth but sbort warnlng tbe Death Angel enterod tho bomo ot CheBtor Walkor laat Frlday nlght and clalmod tholr loved daughtor Winnlo aged sevonteon years. Althotigb for a fow montha paat hor hoalth bad boon failing, yet hopea wore en tertalued of hor recovory. Iler funeral waa held ln the Gongregatlonal church on Sun day afteruoon, Hov. II. L. Hirtwell olll. ciatlng. The Ghrlatian Endeavor Society and lodge of Oood Tomplars attendod in a body, each society furniahing a floral offor iog ln teatiinony of tholr love and OBteom for ono of tbeir worthy mombera. Sho wa8 alao a memberof tho Gougregational cliurch. Her proaonco at Sunday-achool and olae whero will be miaaed aa woll aa ln tbe bomo clrclo. Yon'll ubo one-third loaa ot Harmlesa Soap . Rast Cabot. Ethol. dauchter of A. L. Burnbam. bas been quite 111 the paat wook. 1 Mr. and Mra. E F. Clark of St. Jobnslniry vialted at E II Olark'a last weok. Thore is to bo a Chriatmaa troe at tbo achool-house. M. S. Abbott of Barre bas been at N. K Abbott's the paat fow days. Calais. Oftlcers of W. K. Burnap Cami an Kons ot VValter Q. Eaatman: First Lieutenant, Edward A. Lamphere; Second Lleutonant, Will D. Peck; Chaplaln, Dustin Georgej First Ser geant, Lee W. Leonard; Second Lieuten ant, Will L. White; Srgoant of tho Guard, Frank Eastman: Prlnclnal Mualcian, Glil- ford Bllas. Over fifty counlos woro ln attendance at tbe wbiat party and dance at Memorlal Hall last Frlday nicbt. The next ono of the se- rlos will be Thuraday ovening, Decembor 31 Remember the cantata at the Clirls tlan church Thuraday evfning. , Tho Ladies' Aid bave a " Poverty Party " at Van Ornam'a Hall noxt Monday evening, to furnlab a dear old friend wlth a now ovor coatand spectacloa. Scalt eruntionB on tbe bead. channed bandB and lins. cuts, bruiBoa. scalda. burns aro qulckly cured by DeWitt's Witcb Ilazel Salve. It is at present the artlclemoat uaed for pllea, and It alwaya cures them. W. E. Terrill & Co., Montpelier, Vt. lCust Calais. Tho Chrlatmas exercises bv the Sundav- school will be held at Unlon church Thura day ovening. Ituaaell Wboolock re turned last woek from a visit ot several weekB with hla brotbor'a famlly in Canada. Frank JSaatman wont to East Cor inth last Frlday evoninc to take nart ln an entertainment beld tlioro that ovening. The annual iiiootlnc of the Unlver- Ballst Society of Calais will be held at tho resldeuce of A. D. Poarce Monday evonlng, January 4 Wtilttler's ulrthuay was obaerved by Mlas Wllaon's Bchool by appro prlate oxerclaea. Quite a good many vial tors wore present. The Ladies' Leaguo presenteu tlio urama " Tho Jflowor ol tho Famlly " at Unlon church on the ovenlniis of Decembor 10 and 11. The parts wero well asaigued aud eacb cbaractor well aus talned. It was a succesaful venture for tho ladios in cbargo aud they realized a snug little Binn. A good congregatlon at tended the Chriatmaa aervice laat Sunday mornlng. The sormon by Mlss Goldtb walte was vory lmpreaaive and appoaled to all children preaent. A tlne muaical prograinme waa reudered. & You'll uao one-third leas Harmless Soap Chelsea. Goorgo T. Ilebard Command, Union Vet erana' Union, bave chosen tho followlng ofllcera for tho ensulng year: Colonol, E, F. Peters; lleutonant colonel, B. II. Adams; raajor, Goorgo W. Davls; surgoon, J. M. Sauford; chaplaln, J. II. Griflln; olllcor Jof tho day, F. E. Davlaj ofllcor of tho guard, II. B. Lyford; adjutant, L. C, Aldricb; quartermaater, M. O. Goburn, Tho sudden collapao of the caae ot Dexter v. Moore, for which seo tbo court nows. was au untimely blight to tbe expectatlons of many cuizeiiB wno wero wamne tneir turn to toatlfy. ; Frank J. Thorne and wlfo bave gone to Boston for the winter, Artbur A. Abbott is working ln Fred E. Atklna' harnoas aliop. s Jamea Haa- kln, Jr., ia back in tho atoro again. W. F. Davla and wlfo bave cone to Jack aonville. Fla whore Mr. Davis la steward of St. Jamea Ilotel through tbe winter Beason. 1 Eunie A. Noyes bas been ap polnted town llquor agent. . Clarence Gorllss and wlfo are at J. B. Corliss' to stay througb tbo winter. . Gail G. Hood is at bome for a tbree weeka' vacatlon from Wells College. Mra. Abblo L. Davis becan. on Monday. a term of Bchool tn dia trict No. G. White a number of boya wore allding near scbool-bouse No. 7, on Frlday, a sloil was overturnod and Boveral boyB wore tbrown upon each othor, wlth tbo Berlous reault of breaktng tbe leg above tbe kneo, of Simon, aon of Marcollus C. Al len. Tlie limb was aot by Dr. Gosa, und tlio boy la dolug woll. Prlnclpal W. II. Gummlngs of Meridou, N. II., with bls daughter Julla and Miss Wbeoler ot Con necticut, la at A. II. l'owers througb Ghrist maa week. Tbo OhrlBtmaa aorvlco and troo at the Metbodlat church will bo ou Thuraday ovening, and at tbo Gongroga tional church on Frlday nvenlng, tho latter beginnlug at balf-paat bIz o'clock, Kaat Corinth. Tho Youncr Peonlo'a Clirlstiau Unlon of tho UniverBallBt society will glvo on Now Year'a nlght a concort conststlng ot lnatru mental and vocal inualc. Tho followlng local talent will appear: Goorgo DeVoll, lleury Cbaae, W. II. Fauuco, Miaa Ger tmdo Ghaao, Miaa Maud Flslier, Misa Hut tio Tlioinpaon, Tlio eutortalnment will end wltb a promenado. A box mippor will be served, tbo Unlon will provlde coffee freo. Admission ten conta. The entertainment and danco given by the East Corinth dramatlo club ln Bchool bouae ball paaaod off in a very Bucceaaful manner. Evory ono that attonded waa hlgbly ploasod. Frank Eaatman, tho glftod olocutlonlat and lmporsonator, aaslatcd the club. Ha ronderod Boveral plrcoa ln oxcel lont atylo. Hla roiidoring waa recelvcd wltb groat enthuslasm and bo waa fro quontly oncorod. Tho club foola grnatly lndohtod to hlm. Tho inatruinontal miialo by Milon Ilambloton and otbors waa hlghly appreclated; tho vocal muslo, conalsting of aoloa by local talent waa hlghly cnmmem led, eapocially tho solo by MIbs Fiahor. Wost Corinth. Artbur Blako bai flnlahtid bls work at East Barre and roturnod bomo. Mr, Hobnrta of Lowell, Maas., was a gtiost at Goorgo Maynard's on Sunday. A valuablo colt bolonctlng to J P. Wlg glna dlod laat wook, Gauso not known, Wllllam Burrougbs, formerly of thia placo, but for tlio paat tbrno jhiub a roal dent of Matne, recontly vialted hia trionda nnd rolatlveB bore, roturnlng laat woek. ICust Montpollor. Several couploa from Montpelier and Barre attondod tho slxth annual danco laat Thuraday evening. Blaladell'fl orcbestra of Concord, N, II., diacouraed aome lino muaio and a moat enjoyable tlme waa had. . The Eureka Granlto Quarry Com pny bas clo:od Ita Bhod dopartment untll after tbe holidays. Mr. and Mrs. O. II. Edling will ap'nd Chriatmaa and Now Year'a wltb Mra. Edllng's parenta at Suna peo, N. II. 1 Cbarles N)rtb was ar rostod Sunday nlght by Policeman O. A. Keed and Second Gonstablo J. II. Boro for lntoxlcatlon. Ho was takon to Montpelier and lodged In Jill. Monday ho was brought bofore Enqulre Wheelock, pteaded euilty, and waa flnod S19.21 for a aocond offenso. A. F. Stovena bas been 111 for a fow days but la reported better. You'll uae one-third less of IlarmleBa Soap. North Montpollor. Dr. J. II. Mayo, chairmun of the board of examlning plijHlclaria, ponslon dopartment, waa here upon ofllclal bualuoas one day last woek. Tho quilt and apron festlval at Unlon veatry, held laat Saturday evening, under tho auspicoB of the Ladies' Aid Society, was a auccoaa. Tho charmiiig oporotta, "The aovon old maida of Lavender Town " waa woll rondored and elicitod well morited ap plauao from tho audience. Tho lucky tickot lioldera on tlie quita wero G. L. Short and Gharloa N. Willlama. Much praiao should be given to Profoaaor and Mra. O. K. IIol liater and Mrs. J. W. Buttorlleld for tbo auccess of tbe eutertalnmont. Thu groaa recelpts woro about S35 George W. Ghaao, a hlghly reapected clti zon of Calala, dlod at hia liouio near tlila vlllage Tuesday of laat weok. Ilia funeral waa from hla late bome Frlday, Hov. J. Edward Wrigbt of Montpelier, aaslated by Kev. Josepb Cobb, ofllciailng. The Inter nient waa at our vlllage cemotory. Wyo ming Lodge, No. 60, F. and A. M., of wblch bo waa an bonored member, took cbarge of tbe burlal services at the grave. As can rarelv be aaid of a neraon. bo on- joyed tho univoraal reapect and estoom of every ono wno Know ium, anu ln this sad bereavemont the family haa the hoartfoft sympathy of a larga clrclo of acquaintauces, neiguuora anu irienua. Mlas Blanche SpiuUUnrr. wbo baa been ln Boston for Boveral montbs paat, at tbe Boston Training School, is homo to atay over Cbrlsttnas and New Years, after which wo underatand ahe ia to return to ber atudies. Blanche bas lota of frlenda in this vlclnity who extond to ber a cordlal wel- come homo. : Gnarllo and Helen M. Knigbt, Rutb Sdow, Maud Gray and Olare Lawleas, all atudenta at Goddard Semicary, are homo . durlng tbe boliday vacatlon. ProfesBor and Mra. O. K. Holllater of Goddard Semlnary are snondlntr tbe holl day vacatlon wltb Prof. Holllator's parenta, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Holllater. You'll uae one-third less of HarmlossSoap. Fayston. Mr. and Mrs. Ransom Wood and Mr. Frank Wood of Randolph and Clarence Wood of Barre attended tbo weddlng of Henry E. Wood and Ida M. Thompaon. Thero waa a nretty bomo woddlncr at tbe reaidence af Mr. and Mra. J. B. Thompaon, laat week Tueaday, when tbeir daughter ida waa uniteu in marriage to iienry a. Wood of Wllllamatown. Itev. E. S. Fiske waa tbe olJciating clergyman. Hucb Balrd bas bullt a Bnlendld barn. wltb all the latest improvementB. Ho lias alao mado extensive improvomenta on his house, and aa tue wnole work la completed, a large number of bia frienda and nelghbora invaded bia reaidence, laat Frlday evening, to givo hlm a hearty " liouse-warming.' Cake and coffoo wore served, and all had a jolly good tlme. McLaughtin & Ilouses' orcuestra lurnisueu muaic. A curioalty exiats near the resldeace of J. P. Brownoon tho fartn formerly occunled by Mason Boycn, but now owned by George I'olsom, I' rom tuo uudk oi quite a large boecb troe, about aeven foet from tbe ground, protrudea tbreo foot of a acythe, whllo the beel ia imbedded about slx Incliea in the body of the treo. The probablllty la that aome patriot uung up nis Bcytue anu entered tbe aervlco of his country, and por- haps nevor returneu. u. J. urowno found the lrons of tho snatb at tbo foot of the troe, You'll uso one-third less of narmless Soap. West Falrloo. Thero Is to be a GhriatmaB treo in tbe ball Thuraday evening. Tbo soclable at Cbarlle Munn'a laat week waa a Biiccess. A daughter was born, last week, to Mr. and Mrs. Wllllam Lorov. 11. J. Klnnoy and son Fred are at tnoir iiiu larm lor a low woeks. West Fairlee Conter. Miss Ilaven la toaching very successfully a school of tblrty-Uve puplls at tbo Conter. Misaes Annio aud Sadie Soutbwortb are conttnuing tboir studies at Thetford Academy. Mra. Robecca Ooodell baa bougbt the George Warren placo wboro sho intends to locate aoon with bor famlly. Itev. Mr. Fogg baa beon Becured by this and the Post MIIIb churches to comnlete the year'a labora loft unfinlahed by tho deatb of itev. lincoln liarlow, About tblrty from tbia aocloty attonded tbe entortalnment glvou by tbe " Willing worners " ol tno west Falrleevllle Metu odlat society at Cbarlea Munn'a last Frlday evening. The cliurch Imlldluc ia much imnroved by lts new coat of paint, and made muob moro comfortaulo uv the now tlie cuimney Othor Internal ropalra are contemplated and will be carried to completlon by the energy and pusb of tbe Clirlstiau Endeavor and Ladies' Aid Societiea. Moro actlvity ln tbe lumber buBlness Ia notlced thia, tliau for aome yoara paat. The old Stearna mlll, run by R. G. Corey, will got ita share, moro than 200,000 foot bolng now ln nlght. Much tlmbor Ia nold, to be deliverod to tbo works ot tbe Chubb Rod Factory at Post MUIb. Hardwick. Younc's barneaa ahon baa been wired for tbe llglita. II. S. Hooker baa bougbt out Mr. Strout and Mlas Anua Brooka baa cbargo of that doparttnont. Don't for get that Tuoaday, Decembor 29, Edward Elliott la to appoar at Acadomy hall. liosslo Titua ia at homo for a two-weeka' va catlon. 1 On account of tbe very amall attendance tbe promenado waa not bold. Go ln and seo Shattuok's lino ot all verware. Mr, and Mra. Frank Brown aro visitlng ln East ITuverlll, N, II,, for two weeks. Marshfield. Murry Bomla lost a horae last wook, Fred White bas blred Mra. Hobert's farm and takea poaseaalon right away, Judgo Mark Meara and Mra. A. G, Moars bavo gone to Sioux Falla, South Dakota. Samuol Colo and son bavo bougbt a bloy ole horso cllppor and aro now roady for work. Charllo Lakou and wlfo of Salem, Maaa., are ln town. They expect to work for Frank White thia winter. Wllliain It iblnson, a fortnor rcsldont of thN town, dled of pnnumonia laat week In Oreonaboro. Ira Edaou and wlfe and Gharloa Uobli aon attonded tho funeral. Chriatmaa will bo obaorved at tho Unlvor aallat cliurch on Frlday ovening iu oonnec tlon wlth tho Congrcgatlonal aocloty, and tho Methotllst troo will bo at tho church on Thuraday ovonlng. Phlnnoy Bomla' daughtnr dlod laat wook Frlday. Mombera of Mr. BhiiiIb' famlly havo beon pick wltb cankor raab for qulto a number of woeks. Thoy havo tho ayinpa tliy of tbo town ln tho losa of tbeir only clilld, Groton. Adoo ITiino. a woak-mlnded paupor ot tbo town of T paham, abont forty yoara of ogo, who waa carod for by Oacar Etatman, very auddonly loft bor lodglnga, Sopternber 4, and no tracoa of ber could bo found, al tliough a reward of $C0 waa oflerod for tho dlscovory of hor whoroabouta. After walt ing in valn Boveral days for bor return, Roarcblng partlea wero organlznd, Tho country for a numbor of. inllos about waa carefully oxamluod, wltb no avall. Hor dlsappearance was aa complete aa thongb ahe bad vanlsbed ln thln alr. Many rumnra woro ailoat aa to ber reaaon for departinz ao auddonly. Somo Bald aho had been wlilp ped, and othorwlaa rougbly troated by her keoper. White otbors foarod that slio bad beon foully murdered and secreted, and that ber body would bo found aftor tho ox cltement, cauaed by her dlsappearance, had aubsldod. Scandaloua reports wero alloat as to hor relatlons wlth her keeper. Hor body was found last Frlday by Duncan Morrlson, noar a brook about ono balf tnllo south of Harvey's Mlll, In tho town of Orango. Tho searcliers had beon In tho tmmedlate vicinlty of tho npot, on the expe dlttons, and it ia a cauao of wonder that the body waa not found beforo. Theapot wbere tho body waa found, was very near tho boundary lino between Orango aud Tops ham, and waa wot, maraliy and aocluded. A coronor'a inquost waa held Saturday, and a tliorough examlnatlon ot tho body and placo ia to bo given, to ascertaln if any ovl dencHS of foul play can bo found. The re ault of tbe lnquest la not known. Furtber dovelopmonta are awalted wltb keon intor oat, as a deop mystery bangs about tho caao. It is, however, accepted by many that sho almloasly wandered off and waa aturvod, or froze to death. BertTodd, Theroaa Cocbran, Eva Jonea and Erneat Kneonan wero bome frotn Mont pelier a fow days laat weok. A njcep tlon waa givon Davld Elmore and wile last Tueaday ovening, at tholr homo ln Weat vlllo. Many frlenda wero preaent, and tho evonlng was pleasantly spent ln danclng. JesBio Blanchard roturnod to Fer risburg last Saturday. Mosos Whlto bill la now at homo and ia working for I. M. Itlcker. - A woll-attonded oyator Bup per waa held in tbo Iiaptlst veatry, last week Tueaday evening. Mrs. II. L. Gilman'a condltion is much improvod. 1 Mrs. Itoy of Barnet la keeping house for Georce Taiaey. J. R. Darllng ox pccta to do quite an extonaivo lumber busi uosa this winter. Ho is to bave about twenty yoko of oxen in tbe wooda tbia win ter. Two children of Wllllam M. Welcb woro oulte ill laat woek. A ng'a , the Hall ln Weatvllle. and lt la bopod that nffalr may be as succeaaful aa waa thu ball Thankaglvlng ove. Mra. I M. Rlcker waa quite IU a fow days last week. The friends of Mtsa Joanna Belle Sargent and Dr. Fred J. Tewkabury, botb of South Ryenato. havo rocelved invltationa to attond tbeir weddlng racoptlon at the bride's tiotuo, Frlday evening, January 1. Mrs. John Brown, who haa been very ill sluco laat aummer, remalns in about tbe Bamo condltion. Her caae ia peculiar and aeveral medical men who have been in con- aultatlon on the caae, admit that tbey aro ballled, and regards her allment aa very ex ceptlonal. Mra. Wllaon haa been auf ferlng for some tlme paat from a varlcoae ulcer Lf tho lowor llmb. Frank Froat and wlfo woro out of town a few daya laat week It la understood tbat Col. Prea ton Poat, G. A. R. of Wella Rlvor, ia to meet a part ol tbe tlme in thia placo in Knlghts of Pytbiaa ball. Such meetinga bave been wlahed by old aoldlora about town, who bave been mombera of the poat, for a long time. Dr. George B. Hatcb of New bury haa recently purchaaed a building lot of I. M. Rlcker, and ia to orect a two-atory block, 30x70 feet. Tho ground floor ia to bo uaed for a drug store, and also an oftice for tbe St. Androws aocloty. The aocond floor la to bo flttod up for a hall for Knlghts ot Pytbiaa The building of a ball in Weatvillo ls propoaed and ia being puabed Bomowhat. It is underatood that it will bo bullt by a stock company. The building is to be two atoriea, the ground iloor to bo mado auituble for dancea aud ontertain niouts, and the aecond tloor to bo llttod for au oatlng aaloon. Harlow Renfrew waa quite sorioualy Injurod last week Thursuay, by belng klcked ln tho abdomon by a horse. It ia hoped that the Injury will not prove fatal. Rev. John II Evans waa given a donation by hla frlenda laat Thuraday. Tho receptlon tendered Stephen Wolch and wlfo, laat week Wednea day afternoon and ovening, was well at tended. Iu the attornoon the frlenda ot the couple were entertalned at tho realdeuco of tho groom'a father, Josepb Wolch, and ln tho evonlng at the reaidence of tho groom'a brothor, Seth Wolch, wboro tho young poo ple apent a very pleaaant evening ln danc lng. Morrla Vance and aon furniahed the mualc. Refreahmenta conalating of cako and coffeo wero aorved. . Artbur Telller, who haa boon attondlug vermont Acadomy at Saxton'a Rlvor, 1b home on a vacatlon. The fancy bazaar wblch waa held laat Thuraday and Frlday after uoon and ovening was a very succeaaful af falr. A literary programmo waa ronderod Thuraday evonlng ln a very oredltable man ner. Frlday evening thoao preaont enjoyed au oystor aupper. After the aupper tho fancy articlea which had not been diapoied ot, wero sold at auction. Aallk qullt uotted qulto a sum of monoy, which waa preaeuted to Mra. W. I. Todd. The ladies who wero In cbargo of tho bazaar are to be congratu lated on tlielr fluauclal auccoaa, as tho amount realized waa about $S0. Thb length ot llfo may bo lncreaaed by leaaeulng ita dungora. Tae maiority of poo ple dio from luug troublea. Theao may bo avorted by prouiptly uning One Mlnute Cough Oure. W. E. Torrill & Co., Mont pelier, Vt. Tunbridge. Cliarles Rolfe ls Btopplog at bomo and maklng blmself useful in varlous ways. Thero will be a Chriatmaa festlval at tbo Gongregatlonal church, Frlday evening. All aro cordlally invlteu. E. J. Bugbee, prlnclpal at Weymoutb. Masa.. and wlfe aro spendlng a vacatlon of a weok wltb tbeir paronta, Mr, and Mra, Artbur Adams. Mra, Gyreuo Colby takoa the place of Mrs. Gliarlea Donsmoro ln tbe family of Floreu tlna Moody; Mra. Moody tlndlng It necoa aary to coutluuo longer ln Derry, N, II., by reaaon ot the llluesa of her aon. Tho peraonal proporty of Aaa Koyes, con alstlnu of beloncinirs to blacksmtth-Bbonand reaidence, waa aold at auction on Thursday under tne aumimatration oi Aiuert viu ney, and brought a good prico. Mr. Koyea dled recently at tho tioldlora' Home. The marriage of Jamea S. Farnbam, a na tlve of Tuubridgo, and now an englneer iu New York clty. to Miss Nol Doualdaou ot tho samo clty, la aunounced. Tho evont oc curred ut Lexlngton. Ky and hla mauy frlenda here will rejoice wltb bim. Two trampa, well loaded wltb wbiakey, called at Artbur Adams aud ordored llquor of varlous kluda uud tobacco. Mrs. Adama lntortned them they dld not deal ln tho ar tlcles, and Induced thom to reat content wltb a little plaln food and a wlab for tholr farowell, Captaln D. W. Curtla of Fort Atkinaon, WIb., recently paid a brlof vialt to his na tlvo town and many frlenda, among whom la tho Rov. J. P. Deinerltt. Botb served ln tho Twontynlntli Wiaooualn Iufantry untll tbo oloso of tbo war, tbe latter aa quartor maator. Thu reclinout haa n noblo record and theao two aoldlora clalm a slmro ln Ita bouora, WOROESTEH., 3VtASS. Dress Patterns at Christmas Bargain Pricesl ISOTH HLACK STOOK Novelties, Frlctt ey atid G ld Mt-dul J'atlnrn ill tho ni-wc t siylca, Hutideotno 'M IMECE3 of II lugh, II liry Surfuco Qo k1 Oamcl Halra, B iurotto, Bouclo nnd Crepon Surfuces, will bo oflercd at 1MMENSU ItEDUCTIONS, as wo aro nnxioua to imlnad thpm. THE FOLLOWING BABGAINS IN PLAIN GOODS.-8 yards of 50 inch Biack All Wool Indiu Twili, or 8 vnrda of 40-inch Black All VVool Uon rietln, eiihcr o fu 1 Droas Paltorn, for 84.00 a dress. O: 0 yards of 69 inch S ortn Sergo, tcady spongod. for 83 48 Oi 6 yards of Sj louaid, Ileavy 64-inch bponged Sngrt, for 84 50. Eithbr a full dress nioce. COLOHED GOODS at a goncral mark-down all nlong tho Hne, to closo out boforo Boaeon ond. Handome All Wool Imported Novelties, 81.50 goods down to 81 00, and 81.75 and 82 00 goods to 81.25 A TABLE FULL OF SANTA CLAUS DUESS IWTTEItNS. All roady to pui iu tho stockiiig. Fow tbincB are moro ucceptable tbana Dress Pattorn to a mother or grandma. HandBome All Wool Novcltv Dressos, Choviot, Sco'ch, neathcr, Bouclo, Cauvnss and many other styles iniluded, 83 08 and 84.98 for ful Dress Pattern. Drceees are valued at a much highor p-ice. Picase e.xa niuo them. CLOAK DJElA.X-lTMElSv'T. D0UBLE TEXTUUE WATEKPItOOFS. Ono of tho most acceptuble of Cbriatmas gifts cspccially tor ladies who havo to bo out all wcathera. LADIES DOrjBLE TEXrTJItE Double Cpe Watorproofsany length, capo detachable 84 98. MISSES' Fmcv Pa terns or solid cilor wnterproofs 82 00 to 84 98 as size. CRAVANETTE, rain proof, but NOT air proof garraents, all colora, ailk lincd or unlined, at popular prices. A Sppcial Baruin, SILK LINED THIlOUGIIOUr, realiy a 810 00 narment for S7 98. CHRISTMAS Remember your friends, and what more appro priate than some nice piece in China, Delft or Wedgewood. Our line of Dinner Sets, Bedroom Sets, Lamps and Tabtes comprise many fine selec tions, and prices were never so low on these goods. Marvin & WHERE TO BUY HOLIDAY GOODS! Bargains at the Barre Book Store. Christmas Cards, Books, Pictures, Bibles, Music and Musical Instruments, Writing Desks, Portfolios, Inkstands, Fountain Pens, and a great variety of useful and ornamental articles, at prices to suit the times. Remember the place, Gould & Nichols old store, Quinlin's JBlocJc, No, Main St., Barre, Vt, CHARLES A. SMITH, Proprietor. trlLLET & ABBOTT BARRE, VT. HOLIDAY ATTRACTIONS. Handkerchiefs, Baskets and Fancy Goods CHUISTMAS GOODS. In this line of goods adapted to the holiday trado wo have simply an im mcnso assortment. Wo will juat eu uracrute a fow of the many pretty things, for to tell you of all of them, it would tako a groat many pages. First, wo want to spoak of Haudkerchiefs. No lady over had too many of them. They aro alwaya acceptable, and maku a good practical presout. I. 200 dozon Plain White aud Col ored Bordored Handkerchiefa, good sizo and qunlity, big assortment to Be lect from, at only 5s oach. II. 50 dozen Fine White Embroid ered Handkorchlefs, ovor 40 pattorns to solect from, at 15s oach, or 2 for 25c. III. 30 dozon White Embroiderod Haudkorchicfa. You will be surprised at the boautiful pattorns iu this lot, aud only 25c each. IV. 25 dozen Handuomoly Em broidored Handkorchiofs, somo of which aro all Puro Liuen, at 35c, 50c, 75c and 81.00. V. 15 dozon Gontlemon's Handker chiefs, in Plain White and Colorod Bordor, at 10c each, or 3 for 25c. VI. 25 dozeu Gontlomen's Plain Whito. Unlaundorod. All Linon, Hem- stitchod Handkorchiofs, madoospecially to our order in Belfast, Ireland, They aro worth 20c. Our speclal price, 2 for 25c. VII. 25 dozou Guntlomon8 Un- launderod, All Linon, Honiitltched Handkerchiefs, with Iland istnbroidoreu Inltial, realiy worth 25c oach. Our spccial price, only 10c oach. OUR SPECIAL BARCAIN FOR SATURDAY, DECEMBER Oao Lot Japanoso Goods, consisting of Cups and Saucers, Platos, Tooa Pts, Pitchors and Fanoy Sido Didhos. Thoso aro ull dainty and protty, good enough for nny sitlcbonrd or china olosot. Tho rogular pvicos rango from 25o to $1.00. Wo shall olosothis lot Saturday, at just One KCstlf Price, IN J1I-ACIC ANU COr.OltKI) (K)OIIS. flero wo will offur abou' .'iODrea' P.utcrnB, Hani'somo GooiIb, al 80.00 nnd 87 00 for a full Dress IJrocudo nn l ,Tu:nuard Figurcs. 7js Tjs 7s pjs. THIS WEEK, Sherburne. 7f VIII. 15 dozen Gontlomen's All Silk, IIomBtitchod Initial Handker chiefs, ono of our best sellors at this timo of year, at only 50c oach. BASKETS. We wish to call special attontion to our Indian Baskots. While on our vacation this summer, wo saw some of tho Indians from tho Indian Vlllage in Old Town, Maino, and gavo thom au order for Baskets to be made up aud sent along for our boliday (trado. As a rcsult, we have some Boautiful Buskots made by theso cunuing workmen. Tho prices aro modorato, ranging from 20j to 1.50 eacb. Just a fow Indian Canoe3 for children. Como and seo this pretty assortmont of gunuine Indian Baskets. A PAKTIAI, MKECTORY OF OUR1 HOLIDAY GOODS. Fancv Ilibbons at 5 and 10 cents por yard. TJmbrollas, in Silk and Gloria, for men and womon, from 09 conta to S4 00. Kid Glovos, Pockot Books, Shopping Bags, Souvenir Spoons, Pin Trays, Work iBaskots, Statiouory Boxes, Mir rors, Jowol Cases, Pin Cushions. A creat varioty of Cellulold Novoltles too numorous to mention. Come and seo. j'Our storo will bo open overy oveuing until January lst. Wo would say liero that our store is thoroughly lightod by tho inw olectric system, making it as light as day in ovory uook and cornor. 26