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VERMONT WATCPMAM cl STATtt TOURNAL IinnsnAV rri"KM"KTl S iqto
LATEST HAPPENINCS IN
Brnncli OtTicc of Montpelier Journnl in Jtoom 1, Iloulnnd Hlock. Tcl. 2C0. 1). S Lticicr In Clinrgo
3VOTICE 01 AMVAXCE.
f stono wlll mako tho slzo markcd
and ls iiot dcfcctlvo. All stonos or-
Jtntre Hrnnllo Manufacturers Get H
From Qunrry (hrncrs.
In clrcular lctters rccolvcd by
monibors of tho llarro Granlto Man
ufacturero' asaoclatlon and sonio of
the smaller indopcndcnt dcalcrs yes
terday mornlng thcy wero notlflcd
that tho wholoaalo .prlco prlco of
Uarro granltcs wlll soon bo advancod
by tho quarry ownors. Tho lotter
was signcd by 15 of tho larger
quarry ownera and mcmbcrs of thclr
association Thero was an inkllng
of tho proposcd lncrcase sovcral
weeks ago and tho sccretary of tho
Manufacturers' association, Charles
H. Wishart, hns boon worklng on a
plan to offset tho hlghor rate.
Accortflng to tho plan advocated
by Mr. Wishart and ttphcld by many
promlncnt manufacturers, tho etand
ard of micasuremont used Iby tho
dealcra wlll havo to bo rcfornicd and
mado unlfonn bo that a ibuycr wlll
not bc nblo to say hc can get thc
samo grade of stono from another
Uealor chcapcr, although It coat tho
same froln tho quarry.
Thoro has bccn sonio talk of
valslng tho rctall prlco of Barre I
granite but thls plan has fcwer sup- j
portors ihan that of ellminating the
cutthroat prlces caiiflcd by compctl
tlon on like grades of stono and ro
gardlcss of tho work pcrformed on lt.
The plan advocated by tho socrctary
of thc asaoclatlon wll bc placed bo
foro tho incmbcrs at tho annual
ineetlng which wlll bo noxt Wed
ncsday In thelr rooms In thls city
whon tho matter wlll bc thrcshed out.
Tho quarry owncrG new prlco 11st
has not yct bcon glven out but lt U
underetood to be about r por cont.
dcrcd Tock faccd shall bo chargcd
nccordlng to tho prlco llat."
Opcns Wlth Salo Followcd by 1'ics
cnlalton of "Tho Klcplomnnlac"
Tho Iadlos' Ald socloty of tho Con
grcgatlonal church opcncd a two
days' fair and salo ln tho vostry of
tho church ycstorday aftornoon at
2:30 o'clock wlth many vlsltors prcs
ont. Tho fair ls ln chargo of Mrs.
Frank 13. Iangloy, asslstcd by a
coinnilttoo from tho socloty, who havo
dccoratod tho rooma prcttlly and nr
ranged 'an cxcollont program. Tho
program last ovcnlng consistcd of
tho prcscntatlon of tho farco "The
Kloptomanlac," whlch was hlghly
apprcclatcd and drow forth many
hcarty laughs. Tho east:
Mrs. John Durton, Mrs. H. H.
Jackson; Mrs. Valciio Chaso Arms
by, Miss Allce Pape; Mrs. Prcston
Ashloy. Mlss Gladys Gnlc; Mrs.
Charles Dover, Mlss Dlancho Ilous
ton; Mlss Freda Dlxon, Mlss Grace
Dlllon; Mlss Evolyn Evnas Mrs. G
K. Hond; Knty. Mlss Ellcn M. M
Thc program for tonlght lncludps
a chlckcn plo suppor, fo'.lowcd by a
meotlng of tho mui of tho parlsh
lntercstcd ln the formntion of chap
tcr wf thc Coagrogatlonal brother-hood.
LAXOU CHOSKX CAI'TAIX.
Lcnd Goddard lIg Skiu Chascrs
! on Gridlron Xoxt Scason.
.loseph I.anou of Enosburg
iolcctcd captaln of ncxt ycar's
hlgher than the ono now ln forcejiaru tootuau leam ai a mccuns ui
xi. i . ,. jt,m0i,.o0 tho oleven yesterday. Ho wlll suc-
tho nccdlcss waste of quarrylng etone cd Y: Rlchardsn wh Bradl,at'
inches largcs than ordorod by the
roanufacturcr. Tho namcs slgned to
the clrcular letter are: Wells-Liam-eoa
Quarry company, .Tones Ilro3.
company, Boutwell, Milnc & Varnum
Co Barre Granite & Quarry com
pany, Stephen & Gorard, Consoll
dated Quarry company, Standard
Oranlto company, D. M. Mlles, Marr
& Gorlon Quarry company, Manufac
turers' Quarrying company, Mdver
& Mathcson, E. L. Smlth & company,
AVhetmoro & JIorse Granite company,
Doucettc-Itolcau company and Jamcs
The lctter reads as follows:
"Tho Increased cost of productlon
on Uie quarry industry causcd by
advanco in prlces of supplles and
labor placcs the quarry ownors un- 1
der the necessity of ralslng the prico
of rough stock. The advanco to
meot thc 'prlce of labor moant a por- ,
centago highor than is conslstent wlth
tho well fare of tho quarry Industry, i
and thc committeo of the Granite .
Quarry Ownors associatlon havo
gone into thls matter fully, wlth a
vlew to rexluce as mucli as posslblo
the ailvance necessary. For some
tlmo past the quarry operators have
been furnishlng stock from ono Incli
to threo Inches above the slzo or
dered, ad whlle thla cntalls a loss
of from 10' por cont. to 20 per cent.
on thetr buslness, the manufacturers
havo rcapcd no bencfit.
"lt has now been agreed betweon
the nndersigned quarry owners that
from date of new prlce llst stock
wlll he quarrled aa close as posslble
to sizc ordered, and all quarry foro
inon wlll Tkj instructed accordlngly.
Fnrthor that no allowancc or re
placemcnt be mado provldlng the
cd wlth thc present sonlor clnss.
j Captaln Lanou has been promlncnt
i in athlottcs slnco hls cntrance Into
Itbo school two ycars ago, playing on
itho toam durlng hls flrst term. Hc
j played basketball and bascball as
; well . Captaln Lanou played " guard
jhls flj-st year but Coach Stacy placed
Ihtm at tacklo thls season, whoro ho
played a strong scientlflc game.
, Thc manager for ncxt ycar's baso
jball team has not yct been choscn,
ibut wlll bc olectcd at n meotlng to
jbo hold tho latter part of this niouth
iby the Athlotic association.
IJAl'TIST ('HIUCH SmTKK.
Itlll For n $15,000 llond Issur A dopt
cd by Conncll.
Thoro was a short spccial nicctlng
of tho City Councll last ovcnlng to
pass tho $45,000 wator bond blll to
its second and flnal rondhig bo that
arrangomonts can bo mado wlth tho
Old Colony Trust Company of Bos
ton for thclr salo a3 soon as posslblo.
Tho mcctlng was callcd to order
shortly aftor 7 o'clock wlth all tho
mombers presont. City Clork Jamcs
Mackay rcad a numbcr of city war
rauts includlng ono of $1C0 for rc
palrs on tho hook nnd lndder truck
whlch was wrcckcd whllo golng to
a flro two wccks ago.
Tho resolution for placlng tho $45,
000 watcr bonds votcd upon at tho
city meotlng Tuesday was thcn road
nnd on motlon of Aldorman Wllley
lt was passcd and ordcrcd adoptcd.
A rcport of tho committeo of tho
wholo regardlng tho road on Black
well strcet bolng obstructed by Rlzzl
Brothers in splte of tho order bf tho
Council for them to removo thelr
stone to thelr own land. Tho com- ycstorday.
ihavo boon vlslting at tho honio of IGilUaSSMO'HUtl1
Mr. and Mrs. Charles LoClalr havo
. rpturncd to Underhill.
A nipptlng of tho Modom Wood
lnon of Amerlca wlll tako placo thls
ovcnlng In thelr hn.ll .
Georgo HondorBon returnod to hla
honio ln Laconla, N. 11., ycstorday
aftcr vlslting a brothor In thln city.
Tho D. A. Perry Rcal Eatato ngen
cy couductod an aucllon in Fairlee
A buslnccs nipcting of tho young
men's class of tho Flrat Baiptist
church took placo last ovcnlng,
Mra. Mary Farnsworth loft Barro
yesterday mornlng for Sherbrooko,
P. Q., whoro sho wlll pass tho wln
tor wlth hcr mothcr.
Tho gloo and mandolin clubs of thc
Unlvcr3ity of Vermont aro to includo
Barro in thclr holidny tour and wlll
play nt Goddard Scml'nary Saturday
ovcnlng. Danclng wlll follow.
Owing to tho poor slclghlng on
tho buslness sectlon of Maln street
ycstorday aftcnioon many of thu
large granite quarrics drow thclr
load up Elm street as far ns Summor
and down that thoroughfarc to tholr
Tho worklng slcigh of tho Barro
ilro dopartmcnt was takon out ycs
torday. Stato's Attomey J. Ward Carver
was a buslness vlsltor ln Montpelier
vmilain J. Picrcc of 'Barre waB
commlttcd to County Jall yester-
flnv in Rnrvn n nntitnnp.i nf flfi flnVH ' (
mittco said the flrm had not kopt tho
street clcar as inarked out ln tho
survey. Ihoy wero ordcrcd to clean
up tho street and tho committeo was
empowercd to build a sldowalk from
tho track around tho comer of tho
bullding wlth tho understanding thnt
Rlzzl Brothors aro to havo a passage
way to tho . strcct providing thcy
do not hlndcr traffic.
Alderman Thurston roconimcnded
that tho portion of tho scwcr not yct
built on North Maln strcct from
North Seminary strcct to tho bridge
below Whitcomb & Morso's shop bo
loft ovcr until sprlng for reasons of
cconomy. On motlon of Alderman
Wllley it was so votcd. Thc meetlng
"Altas Jlmmy Valcntliic.''
A little thing that has lmpressed
forclbly all who have seen tho per-forniance-
of "Allas Jimmy Valen
tinc," whlch ccmo to the Barre opera
house noon ls the rcmarkablo
manncr in whlch tho i'ace of Valen
tlno" whlch conics to the Barro opera
occasion of tho actor's llrst entranco.
No doubt it is gcncrally believed
this effect is gained through pains
tak'ing, studicd make-up. Nlno ac
tors out of ten would, indoed, render
tho whole thing ludicrous by mak
illE too 'free wlth tho dowiIpv linx.
Savo for a few strokos of Breasotlme. Women ln particular wlll nnd
paint to uccentuate hls fcatures, 1 tho home economlcs courso of much
1V1II Opcn at UniTcrsJtj of Vermont,
The annual wlntor courses in
tlalrying, general agrlculturo and
domestic 4clenco at tho Unlversity of
Vermont at Burlington begin on
Tuesday, Decomber 27, and last nlno
wcoks, closing Saturday, Fobruary
25. These courses are four ln num
bcr as followe:
1. Creamory IManagcmont, 4 wccks,
December 27 to .Tanuary 21.
2. General Agrlculturo wlth epeclal
referenco to dairy practice, .Tanuary
23 to Fobruary 25.
3. Domestic Science and Homo
Economlcs, 2 weeks, January 30 to
4. Farmcr'a Week, one wook, Fob
ruary 20 to 25.
The lnstructlon will bc glven by
way of lecture, textbook, and prac
Ucal laboratory work of all sorts.
Whllo Bpecial stress will be lald up
on Ualry practice, tho whole broad
fleld of agrlculturc wlll bo covered
so far as ls practicablo In so short a
If Furniture or Rugs are in
your list of Chriotmas gifts,
then it will be to your advan
tage to come here.
We have numerous sugges
tions for gifts that will aid
the puzzled shopper who does
not know what to give.
We are Furniture and
Furniture and Rugs for every
room in the house.
Your Christmas gifts will be delivered promptly
and in good shape. Our Delivery service is our pride.
How nice it is to see a big Furniture sleigh draw up to a
home along about Christmas time ! The occupants of that home
and all the neighbors know that a'gift worthy of being called a
gift is coming out of that sleigh.
Selections can be made now and g'oods will be ticketed and set aside for
delivery on your order. In maRing' early purchases you have advanrag'e of the
larg'est and most complete stocks to choose from. Payments arrang'ed if desired
This store deserves to be called the "Ideal Christmas Gift
Center." We areexpecting to see you almost every day now.
Sonod in tho Vehtry of tho liadies'
The I.adlcs' Aid society of tho Bap
tist church through a spccial com
mitteo anncinted by tho socloty sor-
vcd its monthly supper yesterday af
tcrnoon and cvoning. A large crowd
was ln attondanco and a soclal hour
was passed at its tcrmination. Tho
menu includcd vcal. plo, hot roolls
plckles, whipped cream calo, as
sorted cake, coffeo, tea and milk.
"rnelc Tom's Cabln."
i Al. V. Martin's productlon of
"Unclo Tom's Cabin" was the attrac
tlon nt the opera house last ovening
.and drew out a large audiencc. Tom
i Davis as Unclo Sam made a hlt, as
did Charles Lanklcy as St. Clalr.
I.awyer Marks was played by Mox
(Adams and provoked much laughter.
The company included about 35
; pcople wlth its own band and
'special scenery and camc to this city
yesterday mornlng on a special car.
Threo special Cars wero run to Mont
pelier after the show.
.Hmmy walks on tho stago in the
flrst nct without a trace of make-up.
Tho effect shows the natural action
of the foot-lights upon the tlnt of tho
human ilcsh, and offors a conclusivo
answer to thoso who arguo that play
ors wero wiser to dlscard the mako
u) box altogethor.
A general alarm of flro was rung I
value, but are welcome and in the
past havo attcnded tho other courseD.
ThLs ls tho 10th scssion of this
wlnter school, which thus far has
been attended annually by from 30
to 50 etudents. No charge ls made for
tuitlon. The incidental fecs are not
large and tho ontiro exponso of a
four weoks' course, excluslve of trav-
el, newl aot exceed ?30 or tne nine
! weeks' course, $G0, Includlng board.
a incrT-inti vi nf tiin sev-
in at 7:40 o'clock last evening for ai courscs wlll be sent without
Royal Axmimsfer Rugs
Size 9x12; $25 value for
Royal Axminster Rugs
J Size 8.3x10.6; $24 value, $20.00
block. Thc alarm was rung from box
1 12 and tho cntlrc department. rcspon-
did, but tho danger polnt was passod
when thcy reached the sccuo and the
all-out call was immedlately sound
ed by Chief Gladdlng. A quick run
It's Coming and Coming Soon !
The VauQhan Stoi
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10
That's the Day, and
all the Following Week.
Make Your Plans to Attepd !
Be sure you read our adv.
in Friday's pper
charge on appllcation to the doan of j(born tQ thcni Marie j The second
the agricultural ucpartmoni ol i
Unlversity. Address, J. h. Hills, Mor
rill Hall, Burlington, Vt. j
THlvY UA1SK l'HICK.
Mrs. Arthur Gladstone has return
od to her home on West strcet after
vlslting relatives in Burlington a
A meeting of the Ovor-the-Tea-
cups club wlll take plnco at tho homo advanco
of Mrs. Georgo McFarlane on South iblc foot
Maln street tomorrow aftornoon at
Mlss Mlldred Marrion has accepted
a posltion ln the New England Frult
storo untll Christmas
Wllllam Marr was a buslness vlsl
tor ln Boston yesterday.
C. F. Young left for Boston yes
terday on buslness connectcd wlth
tho Barro shoo storo.
Ilenry Towe went to Now York ycs
torday on buslness.
A meetlng of the Heddlng Malo
chorus wlll tako place at tho
hcmo of W. 11. Goodfellow this ev-
wlfe and five chlldren eurvive Alr.
i Hc was a promlncnt member of tho
i Cathollc Order of Forestor. Funeral
servlces will bo conductod ThursJay
mornlng at 9 o'clock ln St. Augus
tine's church and burial will be ln
the Cathollc cemetery.
Qnarrjmp" Incrense l'iro Ccnts a
Cublo Koot Itjitc For Itough Stock
At a reccnt meetlng of the Quar
rymen's association tho comnilttee on
nrlces revised thc price llst of rough
stock, which had been standlng sinco 16g3sir Aigernon Sidney, Engllsb
THIS DATE IX HISTOItY.
January, 190S. Tnero is a geneiuj
in prlce of nve cents a cu
Somo ltems aro unchanged
and some special graues navo ueen
ralsed 15 or 20 cents a cuulc foot.
Tho co3t of produclng rough stock
has bcon steadily tncreasing for the
past two years. The mon were glven
a raiso in pny last March and wlll
havo anothor ncxt March, this item
alono moro than offsettlng tho ln
creasc in price of tho stono.
It was sald la: t nlght that the ad
vanco ln rough stock prlces would
have little effect on thc prlces of
flnished granite. Tho manufactur
ers have already ralsed somo of tholr
I nrlces bccause of thc incrcase ln pay
cning at 7 o'clock. glven tho mon attor tne stnue
Wllllam Piorce pleadcd guilty to al wlnter.
chargo of intoxicatlon ln City court1 Thoy say, howcver, that prlces are
Istlll bolow what they should be to
that gives tone and dignity to
your letters adds weight to your
CAPITAL CITY PRESS
PRINTERS AND BINDERS
ARfWORY BLDC. MONTPELIER,
to thc cffoct that ho procurcd hls
liiiuor from a "gontleman from Mon
treal" who has sinco left f.or that
place was so fllmsy thnt Judge II.
W, Scott sentenced hlm to 30 days'
board wlth Sherlff Tracy and a tlno
The annual meetlng of tho Wom
an's mlssionarj' socloty of tho Con
gregational church wlll bo conducted
at the homo of Mrs. N. D. Phelps
this af tcrnoon at 2:30 o'clock.
A meotlng of tho Y'oung Pcoplo's
association wlll tako placo in tho vos
try of the Presbyterlan church thla
ovonlng at 7:30 o'clock, whon James
McAdam wlll tell of some Jnterest
ing attcmpts that have bccn made to
Tho Unlted Mlsslonary society of
Heddlng MethodlBt church wlll havo
its monthly meotlng ln tho homo of
Mrs. Sherburno on Elm street thls
Tho monthly meeting of tho Ladlcs'
Aldsoclety of the Presbytorian church
will tako placo at tho home of Mrs.
McCasklll thla ovening.
A meetlng of tho Christmas com
nilttee of tho Oranlto Qucltlng club
wna hold ln tho club rooms last evon
Ing whon plans for tho holldays wero
A reguhr meetlng of tho 'Brlght
Star lodgu of Hobokahs wlll bo hcld
f.hls ovpnlng, for regulnr bus,lnesB.
Itefroshmonts --wlll b6' sorved.
A regular meotlng of tho. Teom
stors' and Expressmcn's Unloa wjll
bo hold ln Palntors' hall tomorrow
A regular rovlcw of Harmon Hlvo,
No. 1, I. O. T. M wlll bo hold thls
ovening whon buslness of lmportanco
is to come up,
Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Broon, who
glvo a rcas:nablo pront to ino le
tallcr. Thls ls ln part due, it ls clut-
mod. to the fact that many dealers
havo no deilnlte Idoa of whnt lt costs
them to produce a given job. bccause
of lack of cost account methods.
Thcso manufacturors cut prlces and
gct tho work, to thclr own detrlmcnt
i's woll as tho demorallzation or ino
trado ln goneral.
l.ocal sheds havo tholr buslness
woll clenned up and many have sent
out men to gct ordera for sprlng de
livery. Tho prospccta aro for an av
erage amount of buslness aftor tho
hollday shut down.
polttlcal wrlter, behoaded In
London. Born ln 1622.
1757 Dwlght Foster, U. S. Senator
from MnssachuBcttB 1799-1803,
born ln -Brookfield, -Mass. Dicd
there, April 29, 1823.
1796 Washington delivered hls last
address to Congress.
1815 JExecution of Marehal Ney.
1817 Edward Tuckerman, noted bot-
anlst, born ln 'Boston. Dled
March 15, 1S8C.
1831 Ira J. Chase, twcnty-sccond
Govomor of Indlana, born ln
Monroo county, N. Y. Diod ln
Lmbec, May 11. 1S95.
1S35 Flrst ratlway in Germany
op'oned to traffic.
1S16 Santa Anna proclaimed Pres-
Jdont of (Mexico.
1S9G Defeat or the Cuban lnsurgonts
and death of the rebel leadcr,
Come in and browse around a bit at
M. h. Walkcr's Storc
Many Novelties in Pendants, Broouhes, Brass Goods
n nd Silverware and the most charming line of Nutting
Culendars cvcr shown in Barre.
GKOKOG H. GUT DKAJ).
Xatire of London and Promlnent
Jlcmbor of Cathollc Order of For
ostors. Tho dcath of Georgo U. Guy, who
has hoen crltlcally 111 several days
wlth a compllcatlon of dlseasos, oc
currod yesterday mornlng shortly
aftor 9 o'clock at hla homo on Lang
don avenue. Mr.'Guy waa born in
liondon, England, C9 yoars ago last
Octobor and waa cngagcd in tho gran
Uo trado ln this country 35 years.
Threo ycaro ago ho began work In
tho Colton Manufacturlng Company
shops and was omploycd thoro up to
tho tlmo of hls laat illnoss.
Mr. Guy marrledi Mtes Mary lo
apd four chlldron wero born to thoin,
Georgo F., Etta E., Samuel II., and
Mamlo G. Ir. Guy'a socond -wlfo was
Jonnlo Hughta and one chtld waa
Cnptnlii of CoItral.
Brattleboro Clarenco H. Thurber
has been reelected captaln of Col
gato Unlversity football team. Ho has
played loft tacklo threo yoars.
Bon't iulns little 3Ihry
TMcl'liorson nt tho Tftlaeo
F.asy to Stop It nnd Mnkc It Lustrons
If your halr ls falllng out; If you
havo dull unattractivo halr, or lt you
need a dally halr drosslng, road what
Mrs. Hattlo Hedgoman of Nelsonvllle,
Erle County, Ohio, wrltca Juno 3, 1910,
about Parlomn Sago:
"I used Parlslan Sago for falllng
halr and flnd lt tho flnest thing I ovor
heard of. My halr was falllng out
by combs full, and I could run my
flngora through lt and they would hang
full of looso halr. I waBhed my halr
and got a bottle of Parlslan Sago and
used two appllcatlonB, and I could seo
a great dlfforonco. My halr waa lus
trous nnd ntco and had almost stoppcd
falllng out, and by tho uso of ono
moro bottlo It stoppou nnogetner.
For women. for mon or for chlldren
Parlslan Sago la without any doubt
tho flnest preparation for tho halr. It
la guarantced by colilns uianoiy to
stop halr from falllng; to oradlcato
dandrun: ana siop uomng scajp m
two woeks. or money back. It Is a
most dalntlly pcrfumed and rerresn
Ing halr dresslng, froo from gTcaso or
stlcklness, and ought to bo ln ovory
homo whoro ovory raemoor or tno
famlly could uso it dally Largo Dot
tlo C0 cents at Colilns Blakoly'a nnd
drugglsta overywhore, Tho glrl wlth
tho Auburn halr ls on every pnckage.
XMAS ART SPECIALTIES
Stamped Goods, including: Workbags, Pillow Tops
and Centors, Pincushions and a Variely of Novelties.
Embroidered and Made-up Articles.
Wioifred E. Rowell
101 North Maln Street,
Boutwell, Milne 6 Varnum Company
Quarrien of and Leadori in all
Owners and Operaton of the J. M. Boutwell; Milne,
Glarthew & Gray; Empire; Marr & Gordon; and A. E
Bruce Quarries, all produclng the beit
DARK BARRE GRANITE
We lolicit your trade, and guarantee to furnith the bett GRANITE
it U psitible to quarry
CAPITAL SAVINCS BANK AND TRUST COMPANY
r-.r MONTPELIEK, TERMONT.
Cnpltal, $100,000. Proflts, $50,000. Total Assots, $100,000.
Doposlts mado on or before th 5th day of any month wlll draw ln
torest from thelst day of the monttat i per cent. per annum, payable
Bcml-annually on tho flrst days of January and July.
Intcrcst nt 2 l'er Cent 1'ald on Coraraerelal Depoelts.
Safo Deposlt IIoxcs. $! n Tcnr.
T. J. DEATITT, PrcBldent; ALBEBT JOnONNOTT nnd A. J. 8IBLEY,
TIco Presldentaj FKANK K. SMITU, Treasnrer.
Do Your Christmas
Shopping Early ! !