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l'MlMO""r WATCHMAV & STATE JOURNAL, TIIURSDW DHCEMBEK 8, '510.
TAKE 0PT1MISTIC VIEW JUDGE BUTLER PRESIDES STEIiL LEADS DECLINE WORK ON COUNTY ROADS yekmoht merchatits expect good trade durlng holt. day seasox. Snoirfnll Hclps, Buslness und SUmu latcB Derannd For Footweur nt Both ItotAll nnd WhoIcsnl Knlt Goods Mannfncturcrs HnTO Some Ordcrs For 1911 Fnllurcs For tlte lYcck. Roporta to Bradstrcot's for tho wcolc Bhow an optimlstlc viow ro gardlng hollday trado ln Vermont. Stocks thls year aro practlcally all now goods as domand for tho soaeon last ycar cleaned up nearly all of tho stock thcn on hand. Somo hollday purchascs havo bccn madc. Retall merchaHts stock are ln good shape and tho attltudo of the buylng publlc appcars linprovcd. Tho fall of snow durlng tho week holpcd itrado and a inoro brisk de mand for footwear ls rcported not only by retall miorchants but by tho wholcealo trado as well. Reports from mannfacturers and dealors ln maplo sugnr apparatus noto demand so far this ycar tliat comparcs favorably with that of a ycar ago, (wlth collectlons falrly good. Manufacturers of knlt goods stato that somo new buslness has como ln for 1911 dellvcry Ibut work has not progrcssed far enough to dotcnnlno Xully tho attltudo of tho market. Tho unsettled qucstlou of wool priccs lt ls statod causes uncortainty and a hesltation about buylng ln large quantities for futuro dellvery. Macbino manufacturero aro falrly well cmployed; ln somo llnes, how over, now buslness ls slow. Clothing and dry goods retall merchants con eidor the outlook favorablo and rc port present buslness fully up to pe rlotl for season of year. Manufactur era of stcreoscopes report a largo in crcaso ln demand over that of a year ngo. Manufacturers of chairs for ex port and domestlc trado report plants employed to capacity and outlook good for future. In eummarizlng condltlon gcneral ly for tho anonth of November they comparc well wlth samo pcriod of a year ago, wlth outlook for Immedlate futuro moro favorable. Failuro reports for November thls year lncluded ono receivership and fivc voluntary bankruptcies wlth lia bllltles of $7,283.81 and assets of $4. 030.57. Thls was ono morc fallure than for month of Octolwr. November 1009, Tccorded only two fallures, bankruptcies, but total amount invol ved was soven tlmes greater than for Novembor of thls year. Fallure caus es for past month -aro attrlbuted only to lack of attentlveness ln all cases cxcept one. Fire reports for the month jU3t closed glve nlne flres affectlng cloven peoplo, wlth total damago of $41,000. Thls glves a greater amount of dam age by nearly $10,000 than was re ported as having 'been sustalned from the thirteen firos that occurred ln October. November of last year 'recorded elght flres affectlng ntno people or flrms wlth damage of $7,800. Four domestlc corporatlons were chartered under the general laws of the Stato for November of thls year, givlng an aggrogate capltalization of $32,000. Octo'ier of thls year gave ono corporation whilo November of 1009 recorded five wlth total capital of $32."..000. rjfws siiot nx. .lohii W Abhott Blows Off Top of His Hcad at West Bnrui't. West Barnet, Dec. 0. .Tohn AV Ab hott. PRed 52 y'ars, commlttod sui cidp bcro Sunday nrcrning by blow inc; c,F tho top of hls head wlth a shot gun. Depression losulting from ex Ivo dri'ikinr is given rs the cause. libott was employed as a farm hand by Mr?. .losenh Brock and was un married. Sherirf Worthen, a doputy, the nclfctmen and tho town phyHielan wero called and pronounced it mil cido. 15lg Sliow f Cr'vhard Proilucts. IlnncnpollK. Wu.a.. Dec. 0. The p'SFlbilltiea of fruit-growlng in this sectiou of the country are strikingly illustiated ia a great display of or ohard and gardeh products, whlch openH ln Miimenpolls today in con junetion wlth the 44th aununl nie't Ing of tho Minne.-ota State Horticul tural Society. Ir.cludrd ln the display are niony choire exhlblts of fruitn grown ln MlninMolr.. northcrn lowa, western Wlscnna.n, North and South Dakota and Manitolia. I'onfer vn Forcst Fircs. St. Paul, Mlnn., Dec. C Forostry officlalu of Mlnnesota, Wisconsin and Michlgnn, togethcr wlth represonta tlves of the rallroads, lumbor com panies and other industrles of tho thrco States, asaombled for a three days' conferenco in this city today to formulnte jilans for the proventlon of futuro destructlon of llfe and propor ty by forest flres. Wo aroonabled toofforour natronsnwhls koy of o.xcoptlonal quallty bfcuuso wo doal dli-ect wltli you -no inlddk'mon's prollt. WE GUARANTEE THAT STAG WHISKEY WILL PLEASE YOU II1 I H HO OOOD, ITS ONLY COMPICTITORS ARE WIUSKIF.S T1NO YOU MUC'II MORE IN PHK'H, YKT STAG WHIHKEY I'DS IS SOLD 4 Full Quarts $3 prS li.'- it a tri.il. If not ntfsfacinrr, rftuni at once at our eipeme and we wlll rfum H Urqiitinti vHli an ncfptlonal vlut. Keailtlanco t - r' i,i, ut uro nnaicgntcr your Jetter . wri e li .n. u:m r.t.il.ll.li.,1 ln 1 77S ulilrli l. limlf iv W-rtlhi rn.ri.i ?ati.nal i 'ly H.ink, IInover Sailuiul llanlt, Uun or llradilrctt' AKeui'et, h a fi,; ii... ...... r.? n Betwi! omim nj, Yi.rr C.uv ; l. .14. Jli!,'.. VJ .41. I f acUL l Jifirrr:re:aur canaan DECEMBEIt TERM OF CALEDONIA COIWTY COURT OPENS AT ST. JOHASBURY. Mnny Attorneys ln Attcndnticc WIicii Docket ls CnllcdV About Sercnty. FIvo Cnscs ontlnucd to Xext Tcrm nnd nn Erjnnl Numbcr As slgncd For Trial. Jlotlon.s Argucd. (Speclal to Tho Journal.) St. Johnsbury, Dec. G. Tho De ccmber tcrm of Caledonia court opon ed thls forcnoon at 10 o'clock. Judge Fred M. HJutler of Rutland Ib prc eldlng. Ono change was mado ln tho asalstant Judges of tho county at tho blennlal clcctlon. Judgc J. Frank Rugglee of Durko wcnt out of offlco and was succcedwl as sonlor Judgo by Junlor Judgo Frank 1'ago of Groton. Ellsha W. Brown of Waterford, was tho nowly olectcd Junlor judgc. Owing to tho lllncsa durlng tlic summer of (Miss Mary Nelson tho of flco of court reportor was fllled by Jllss Ilelen Sherldan of Rutlanvl. Anothcr chango as a result of clcc tlon was tho new head of tho sher irt's doparUnent Wllbert H. Wor then succeedcd Georgo F. Wlnch of Mclndoo Falls. Sovoral changcs wcro mado among the dcputles, although many who scrved under Mr.' Wlnch werc reappolnted by Shorlff Wor then. Qlr. Wlnch hlmfiolf wlll re cclvo a commlsslon as deputy. On tho comlng ln of tho court Rcv. Poter Black of tho Orace Methodlst church offcred praycr and proclama- tlon was mado by Shorlff Worthen. A. large number of attorneys worc present to look after thelr cases whlch wcro brouglit as usual on tho flrot day of tho tcrm by reading the general docket. Among tho non-rcsldent attorneys present werc E. E. Smlth and Fred Wright of IWoodsvllle Cook & Nor ton and J. T. Glcason of Lyndon ville, Georgo L. Hunt of Island Pond. Melvln G. Morse and Bernard J. Mulcaliy of Hardwick. liocal attorneys were present wlth tho exceptlon of Davld E. Porter who ls ln tho Scnato and Slmonds & Searlee. 01 r. Scarles ls 111 and un ablo to be out and 3Ir. Slmonds was ln Windsor county on buslness for the attorney-general. As tho civll docket now stands about 75 cases were contluued untll next term and nearly as inany sct for trial elther by tho court or by jury. Ycry few cases -woro cntered "settled and dlscontlnucd." Sevcral motions to amcnd or to continue were argued and as yet aro not dlsposed of. The most important ono ls the motlon argued hy May and Hunt for plalntiff and Howe & Hovey for the defondant ln the case of Leo vs. Follcnsby & Peck. Decislon is wlthhold for the preeont. DEJfOCKATS COXFER. Uclicwd to Intend Coiisidrriinr the Uniled Slales Sonatorshlii. Colombus, O., Dec. 0. Osteuslbly to mup out a legislativo program, but in roility, lt is believed, to discuss the situatlon ln reganl to the Unlted States senatorship. many of tho Dom ocratic membevs of the next Legisla ture and otlier of the party lcadors throughout tho State rounded up in Columbus today. Tho conferenco is called for tomorrow. When tho do-Uboi-ations of the party leaders aro concluded it is .expected that it will bo possible to form a moro deflnito Idoa thnn nt present aR to the rolative titrength of the sevcral Democrats who aspire to succced Charles Dick in tho Unlted States Sonale not March. Tho names of Lieut.-Gov.-Elect Atleo I'oni erene, of Canton, and Edward W. llan ley, of Dayton, contlnuo to bo most freriuently inontioned in oonnection wlth tbo Senatorship. But tho pres cnce in Columbus reccntly of an emls aary from Washington is taken as an indlcatlou that John R. McLean, tho Ctnclnnati edltor, has not rellnqulsh ert hla long-nourished ambition to wear the toga and that ho will be in the flght in earnest when tho I.egls- laturo mects next month if ho thinks ithero is a possiblo chance for him to Iwin. Trlbute to 3IosJy. New Haven, Ct., Dec. C Col. John S. Mosby, tho fnmous Confedernte (i03itt ar.d cavalry leadcr, received an orlthusiastlc welcamo upon hls arrival in New Mavpu today to attend a pub- ilic veceptlon arranged in his honor. Tho occaslon Ib tho 77th blrthday an nlvcrsnry of Col. Mosby, who was born in Virglriia, Dec. 6, 1833. Contrrnt,!tl;ited on lllrtlidiiy. Sprlngfleld, S. D., Dec. C The ven erablo Dr. Alfred L. Riggs, prlnelpal of tho Santeo Nornial Tralnlng tchool and who ls famous for his miBslonnry work among tho Indlnns, received many congratulations today on tho oc- jcaBlon bf hls 73rd blrthday annlvor J sary. FOH ONLY houlcl be rrmlc lv expren or pontal ordr (11 hll5 mr our uoouei, givius ui'icr equan mrMutc 1. n iiilflclent reconimendatlon nf our retpnnil. Uli r.ml Ll.rl -IIT ,v 1 RUMOH OF PARTIAL SHUT DOW.Y STARTS ItEAVl' SELLING AT XEVT YOHK. Story Dculed By OfflccrK of Slccl CorporaiJon Aftor Kiirkct CIoncs. Prcsldcnt Taft's 'istutcntcnt In -Mcs-sngc About Corporntlon LeHrlln tlon JlnkcH F(iTrablc Imprcsslon. New York, Dec. G. Heavy selllng of Unlted Stateo Stoel nhares based upon rumors that werc offlcially dunled after tho cloae of tradlng that the cornpany -would soon annotincc a partlnl shutdown at somo of lts plants becauso of tho poor buslness outlook, caused a general unsettlc mcnt of prlces ln today'e istock anar Itot Tho imovoment wns of falrly large proportlons and ln nutncrous In stances brought stocks down to the lowest levcl recorded ln somo weeks, The movement bogan ln the after noon some tlme after tho publlcation ot th Presldcnt's meesage whlch was in no eenso a factor. Indecd, conservatlve Wall Street seemcd dlsposed to extraet much comfort from tho cMcf executive'B reconimendatlon particularly his plea that no leglslullon deallng wlth further regulatlon or (ltrol of the corporatlons be enacted pcndlng a further test of exlstlng laws, whlle hls cfforts at lucrcased economy ln tho conduct of govcrnmcntal affalrs came in for much favorable criti clsm. Durlng the carly part of the stock market sesslon tho llst moved aim lessly -wlthln fractlonal llmlts, savo in tho caso of the old Gould group, whlch dlsplayed a rencwal of last wcek's heavlnees. In tho carly tradlng tho local trac tion stocks reflccted the later de velopmente in tlio transportation sit uatlon, but tho advanccs then re corded were wlped out ln tho later attack upon the general list. Viowed impartlally, however, tho proposltlon now before the publlc service com mlsslon is belloved to be the most advantageous to tho city yet eub mltted. Umisually large numbers of rail way reports, many of them from the most Important llnes were received todny and ln no essentlal dld they dlffer from the adverso exhlblts re cently made. ln sonm Instances lower gross as well as nct earnlngs were shown. The bona market was easy, wlth total salcs par valuc $2,210,000. to .M'lIUGH IX I.EAD. Seoms Favorilc For Appolntmeut U. S. Suitrdiie Bench. Washington, Dec. 0. W. D. Mc ' Hugh of Omaha, Neb., seems to havo the inslde track in the race for nsso eiate Justlce of the Suprenie court of closo personal fricnd of President tho Unlted States according to a Taft. jiuUre of the olghth clrcult whn liad the backiug of the ntandpntiers in Kjiisas, has hecn elimlnated, follow ing the coiiforence of the Insurgent mpmhers of Congress, as war, Senator Snthorland of Utah. ru ie otin ofnniHai mit for .li-stiee WillHm S. Gummoro 0f ! the towns received a share or tho au Now Jci-Bey for chief justlce. He bc-jtomobilo fund and a sharo of the $i j, lives the argumont that ho cr.mes from j 000 special aid fiuul. a Stato which fosters trusts and coni- blnatioiiH ir. no good rcason why he 1 THEFT OF 11EEF. should not be appointed. Ilo still be - lteves that Justlce Clummore would mako an excellent and progrrssi'o chlct' justlce. , Hciiieopiilhir Physlcliius -Ueel. Jaeksonvlllo, Fln.. Dce. G. Ilonic opathlc uhyHicians from all over the j South to tho number of over 200 and. of tho country aro in Jacksonville at- toiuung tno annuiu convention of the Southorn Homeopathlc Modical Asso- ciation, whlch oponed today wlth , hcaduuaters at the Windsor Hotel. The sessions will contlnuo over Wed-i nestjay and Thui sday and many toplcs j cl" natlonal Importanco are Bcheduled for dlscussiou. Tho president of tho ' associatlon is Dr. W. A. Bolcs of Know- villo and tho sccretary, Dr. J. D. Crebbin of Now Orleans. ' Attend Uiivelllng. Washington, D. C, Dec. C Repre sentatlves of German socletlcs in all parts of tho country aro In Washing ton to attend the unveillng tomorrow of tho henoic bronze statue of Baron von Steubon erected ln I-ofayetto Squnre. Tho unveillng is to be mado tho occaslon for one of tho most splendld lnllltary nnd eivlc demonstrn tlon3 that tlio natlonal capltnl has ,-een in nntny ycara. DiiuglitcrN of Confcdcrncy. Marlin, Tox Dec. 6. Mnrlln is cn tertalnlng for threo days, the 15th nn mial convontton of tho Toxna dlvislon of tho Unlted Daughters of tho Con rederacy. Every local chapter of tho organization ln Toxas was reprpsent ed when the proccedings of tlio con vention began thls inornlng. On niaiillcs (snd Corrcetlons. LouIbvIHp. Kj'., Dec. C Tho nnnunl meeting cf tho Kentucky Conferenco of C'luirltles and CorrectlonB was op oned ln I.oulsvlllo today wlth addresa cd by Jllss Mary BryBon of U16 Ag soclated Charlties of Covington, Ky and Mra. R. P. Ilalleck, of Louisvillo, Tho ses'slon will contlnuo thrmigh tomorrow. Gnnd ItondK ronttress Meets. 1 IndlnnupollB, lnd Dec. C Dolegates from Canada ns well nB all parts of tho- Unitod States woro present today nt tho opcnlng of tbo annual scbbIoh of tho Amerlean Good Roads CongreaB ln thls City. -Moro than 100 Hpeakors, mnny of them of wldo reputntlon. aro to bo hcard durlng the ttiroo dayB' scb-ion. (H)MMIKSIONEK CUlMUElt SAYS MirCII IS ACfO.VPLI.SIIEI) nimiNa seasojt. Tolal Sum Expcndcd nurlng Ycar In Washington Counly Is Hctvfccn $25,000 and $3000 ElcTcn aiJIcs Of Stalo lllglnvny llullt An In croaNO Orcr PrcTlous Ycar. County Highway Conunlsslonor R. S. Currior of Barro was in thls cltr yesterday for tho purposo of going over mnttcrs relating to highwayu throughout tho country. Tho amount expended on tho highways ln Wash ington county durlng tho past ycar was betwcen $25,000 and $30,000. Durlng. tho past oeason thoro has been 'constructed under tho dlrcctlon of Commlssloncr Currior a trlflo over 11 mlles of State highway. Tho work conslstcd of 55 dlffcrcnt pleces of road and was a sllght Incrcaso over tho total mllcago ot road constructed tho provious ycar, whlch was 10.7C mlles. Tho anost cxpcnslvo plcco of road constructed durlng tho past eea son was tho 200 rods ln tho City of Barro on tho road bctwecn Mont pelier and that city, whlch "was bullt at a cost of $2,500. It ls plauned to bulld consldcrablo road ln Berlin near tho Dodgo brldge, whlch is on a part of tho main road between thls city and 'Barro next summer. Tho City of Montpelier bullt moro State road durlng tho soaeon than any other town or village, tho total belng ono and one-third mlles, the cost "belng eomethlng ovor $2,257.43, the actual amount not bcing known as the clalms are not all in yet. Cammtsflioner Currler ls well satls flcd wlth the amount of road built and said much moro would be dono If funds werc available. However, the tax ralsed for road purposes ln Washington county is abovo the av erago and he eays tho varlous towns cannot bo cxpected to do moro than they havo been dolng ln the past. There are only two towns in tbe county, Plainfield and Waitsfield, that aro not ralsing morc monoy for tlio malntenance of highways than tho law renuires, whlch ls 20 cente on the dollar for ordinary road main- , tenance, which does not include the 1 constructlon of State road, and there are six out of tho 20 towns and ln- i corporated viljages and cities that are i-aislng 50 cents on tho dollar more for road malntenance than the law renuires. I Accordinc to tho law 5 ner cent of the State grand llst of tho varlous ! towns and villages Is to be used for the bulldlng of State road and this sum in Washington county last ycar ' ainountcd to $8,940.10. In addition to ; thls 5 per cent the towns or villages ,can votc from $100 to $500 to be used 'for tho constructlon of Stato road iand thls amount wlll be doubled by I the State. Sevcn of tho 20 voted $500 ! and the total amount voted in addi tion to the 5 per cent was $C,3C4 and thls was doubled by the State, maklng " i-uvui m u Berlin anil iioxnury, uu noi ioip au- Attorney John 'II. Senter and Ex ditlonal money asido from the 5 pcr .state's Attorney Gates appeared for cent received from tho State grand i st..t0s Attornov J. Ward Carver. who llst. ln addttlon to tho two suni3 mcn- i tloiied. whlch aiiiount to $15,04.10, 1 Clinrgc on Which John lt. lion Arrcstcd at Brock'on. Brocktoii, Dec. C John B. Iloroof fi7 Thatchcr st, 'for nlno years, up to two weeks ago, an omployo or the Nelson Morris cornpany, was arrcsted yesterday by Inspoctor James H. quarters or heef. Com- mado by Burton Stowart, 1 nianager of the Morris t. . . cornpany. ' 'The bcef, lt ls alleged, was taken I " from a frelght cat at Montello. Hore had worked for tlio cornpany at Law rence and Haverhlll, lt is said. Mccliiinlnil Fnnlneers Mecl. New York, Dec. C Dlstlnguished ! engineoring experts from many polnts ' 'In tho Unlted States nnd Cannda havo i 'assombled In tho metropolis for thej aunual meeting of tho Amorican So- lcicty of Mechanical Englnccrs, whlch i i.i. ..t .ui, !. ,tRoom '...1-1 ... T . i, uuuii'sb ui i-i t'siuuui. (Ji'orge wesuiig liouse. The sessions wlll contlnuo two days, during which timo there wlll bo papors nnd dlscusslona deal lng with a wlde rnngo of technlcal questions of Interest to the englneer Ing professlon. ; Tho Alliimce Sale. Tho estry of tlio Church of the Mes- slah ls in trlm for tho sale begln ( niiig at 11 o'clock today and contlnu ' ing tomorrow wlth ' ontortnlnment Iboth evenings and dinner today con cludlng tomorrow wlth suppor fol- l lowed by a program, Tho ladles of , I thla church havo a reputatlon ror do-1 Ing such thlngs exceeding well. Journal want ads. pay. THE SIIELLEY TUNGSTEX Reduces your eloetrlc llght blll. TIiIbI Is a good timo to havo your eloetrlc llGht wlres looked over, beforo the I long wlnter nlghtB nrrlve. W. L. LAWRENCE, 11 East Stnto St. Opp. Ynttor Shoe Shop. Tel. 2C-2 man grade pianos nt Lowest. Priccs BAILEY MUSIO ROOMS II. J. Laltoo 14 Elm Street Bnrrc, Yt. N28rJm S M. WOIUOrAN, M. D., OcnIIst Blanrlinrd Opcrn Houso Block Appolntments can bo inado for os amlnatlon of eycs for glasses, Copyri-hl llan s.clutTnf Mooref& Owens, SHENE RELEASED'ON BAIL .TOIIX 3T. SULLIVAX BEC03TES UIS StrilETY IX THE SUM OF $200. He Is Accuscd of Sclllug Hnrnesses I on Which C. V. Kent Hnd n Mort- I giife'P. It Is Undcrstood He Wlll i Makc a Scttlcnicnt and Case Wlll Ho Dropped. Clifford E. Shene of Northfield was arraigned before Judgo Harvey I in city court yesterday on a charge of dlsposlng of harsesaes on whlch a mortgage is hold by C. V. Kent of thls city. The case was" contlaued for two tweelcs. aneiie was rcprenented ln court by ls engaged eleewhcre. Tho accuscd man gavo ball ln the sum of $200, John M. Sullivan of Roxbury, liDConilng his surety. '" He liad been lockcd up in the county jail slnco last Saturday when ho was brought back by Shcrlff Tracy. It ls undcrstood that Shene Intcnds to settle tho case in which isjhu is alleged to have acted lllegally, jand if he does eo prosecutlon wlll be dropped. ; Business Director MTLEAGE ROOKS HEXTEI). WALTEH C. WASHHDRX, Montpollcr, YL uvreiico IJIock Phono 105-12 3I1LEAGES Itcntcd, Ilouglit nnd Sold H. A. BOWMAN, Stato Strcct, Montpelier, Yt. DR. HAJJSOX, OCDLIST, Enr, Xosc and Throat. to 4:30 Lnmcnco Block. FRED E. GLEASOK, Attorney nt law. 8, Langdon Bldgr Montpelier. DR. W. K. MACKAY Dontlst Offlcc, Sulto 10, Howlnna Block Barre, Vermont. Offlce houra: 8:30 a. m. to 12 in. and 1:30 to 5 p. m. Tol. 102-11. S29-tf THE UtflON HOUSE, So. Main Street, Bnrro, YL Mr. nnd Mrs. W. M. Rogers. Boarders by tho day or week. Cara pass tho door ovory half hour Rcucli Your Hoine For Clirlstmas Tho Anchor LIno. Fa vorlte Stcamship "It alla" wlll sail for Palenno and Naples Dec. Sth. For tick ets.sVlUng aists nnd resorvations apply to Agont, 11-12 Lawrenco Ballard, n,w . nrnr 17 ViI f T 5 X M ivvr . r. 1V1 KJ XV XV 1 n Elocutlon, Drainntlc Art, Yolce nnd Pliyslcnl Culturc Elmore Hall Tliursiluy's Hours: 0 n. 111. 5 p. 111. 028-tf W. E. CONNER, Yctorlnnry 18 St, Tnul Street. N. E. Phono ,88-Ij. BLOCK AND CIRCLE WOOD. Clmlr Wood nnd Klndllngs. TA1T & UDI.LIj, Fucl Denlers. f!or. Mnin nnd Unrro Sts. Plione 201-B 'JpHERE aro so many differeiit idoas among good Clothcs wenrcrs as to what Uiey want in an ovcrcoat, that wo have to havo a good many different models to sali'sfy all of thcm. Mart Schaff irifer & Marx makc cnough difforent stylcs to satisfy any possible demand ; if you have some special fancy in color or pattern or cut we will agree to supply it. Just let us know. New colors and weaves; some very rich browns, and soft grays; new models Chcsler field, Raglan, box, button-through or fly fronts; ulsterettes, raincoats, auto ooats; dress overcoata; they'rc all hcre. H. S. & M. Suits $18 to $30 H. S. & M. OvRicoats $18 to $35 Other makes, Suits $10 to $25 Other makes, Overcoats $10 to $25 Fur Coats for Sale and to Rent. r -V Mitx Tel. "Strange, but true" are the words they say after a visit to MELTON ARemarkableStatement, Your GreatestWishCani.BeReali2ed Remember your prospect of today may bo your fortuno tomorrow lt properly handled. If you aro in doubt about your investment consult PROF. MELTON and learn what the result wlll be, whoso years of experience, natural aptltudo and gifts mako his work iuvaluable. Ho advertlses nc thlng but what he can do, and hls fees aro wlthln tho reach of all. Cou stantly consulted by business men, awyers, doctors, and, in fact, profeB sional men of all kiuds, as well as persons ln all walks of llfe, on mattera of love, marriago contemplatlons, business speculatlon, lawsults, or, in fact, anything of a personal naturo. Consult the man whoso reputatlon ls great and clean and you wlll havo nothing to regrct on tho morrow. COXCERNIXG BUSIXESS AFFAIRS He glves dates, facts and flgures, roliable and Important advice and lnformatlon on all matters of interest in business transactions, lawsuiti, contested wllls, llfe insuranca, damages, suits, dlvorces, deeds, mort gago clalms, collectlons, speculatlons, adventures and all flnanciai dlf flculties. Truly predlcts tho success or failuro of new Inventions pat ents, pcndlng penslon clalms, etc, tells whether you will recelve fair dealings with partners. If you care to know what buslness you will follow to bo successful, whore you shall go and whom to avold If you intend to mako any changes or start buslness, buy or sell property, or ln fact, take any Important step, don't fall to consult PROF. MELTON. His advice may be tho mcans of saving you thousands of dollars and a great deal of troublc. Reading's50cand$L Hours 10a. m.to 9 p.m. Place, 6 Barre St. wepay 496 Bnteresf Cornpounded Twice Yearly i MOIUTPELIEH iTiolli SAVINGS DEPARTMENT Capital Stock - - - $i-.nn.oo Surplus and Undivided Profit $159,000.00 Stockholders' Liability toDepositors - - $300,000.00 Taxes on Deposits Up to Any Amount Faid by This Bank. Our Savings Department is intended to scrve all chjsses. We rccoivo deposits for any amount ahove ono dollar and pay 4 Interest compounding senii annually, and all taxes. FIRST NATIONAL BANK MONTPELIER, VERMONT FRANK M. CORRY, President. F. A. Dwinell, Vice President. A. G. Baton, Casbler. J. II . Kolleher, Asst Cashler. 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