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THE BURLINGTON FREE PURSS ; THIERS PAY DECEMBER 28, im.
One Cent A WORD. ndverttslng In this column one cent a word, each Insertion. Copy may bo ihanged every week. Cash In ftdvnnco re quired. No ndvertlsrment token which In less than twelve woids, two lines, Special terms to advertisers using from to l.(iOC lines within twelve consccutlvo months POINTERS. OWSKK8 OF FARMS who wish to hlro help or tn sell n furm should use this column. Nearly O.OiO copies nf this pnper nrc fold every Issue and your advertise ment would he read by many posslblo buyers. " 37,wtf LOST- On Christinas dny near F.ssex i lent re, black ind white hound. 11. H. Thnmtis iiaiuc a collar. A suitable, ro w.ttd will bo paid If returned to Mr. 1 . ('. Clark, Smith Prospect St.. Bur lington. 3W,3t&wlt WANTED. l.NliltGKTKJ DA 111 Y.MAN VABMlilt w,.nlr(I lo run the best farm lu the (.'hninpl.iin valley, must furnish the best nf itforeneos. Tallin r Dean, Middle bury, Vt. 2ii,wlt FOR SALE. FOR SALIC A .Vm-foot hot water heater, 20 horse power steam boiler and !i horso power uptight I'llKlne. ". 1!. lllilcS. 2l3,d&w,lf. TWO-SKATKD SLKIGH for sale, III fnt lias. condition. Mrs. Geo. I. II mar. ;!",7 College. 2,.,wlt VKIlMii.NT I.V TDK CIVIL WAR for s.ile In cloth binding $.V.n for set ut i wo volumes. Tho second volume nlon" $1 ..". Fico Press Association, Binilng im, Vt. ll.wly NOTICE. NOTH'li how little It costs to tell thou sands of reaileis in many towns nf Ver mont what .Mill have to sell of what you wish to buy. Advirtise in the Free Press .mil .miii will pet n lilies to your udver ll.'l un lit. 2",wtf NOTICE. The annual meeting of the stock hold, m of t lu- Famier.s' and Mechanics' S.nms, Institution and Trust 'o. of Darlington, Vt., will lie held at the li. nlwng bnuse of tbe Mercliants Na tional Hank nf Burlington on Wcilnos i i, ,l,i una IV 21, liuni, at 11 o'clock a m., for Hie election of trustees. L. H. WOMDIinFSK. Treasurer. lltltliiiKtnn, VI., Die. -, liiii.",. 2rt.w"lt Teeth Extracted Ahxuliitcly W'ttiKtut Pain. The only office in Burlington where you can get teeth extracted without a particle of lain without taking gas. My method is used by no other person. No prfln; no dense.-; r.o after effects, mt. L. iiazi:.. Office, 1S5 Vine St., Burlington. Vt Oftico hours, 10 to R. 7 to 8. ijos, j. strongTIlIk real, '-Uln nail Iti-clnl l)leucH :i speclali?. Ollice. College, Cor. St. Paul. Opp. Ka villus Hank Bldg. CHITTENDEN COUNTY FARM JiO tntnu'os drive from loo city, 12a lull! f.irm, good buildings, pleasant neighborhood, l'i miles from church nnd st'ii is, 10 cows, all farming tools, 2."i acres wood and timber. Only $2,100 on easy terms. Will trade, for city property. Another Cliittennen County farm, 3 i minutes drive from city, ISO acres, f hi- buildings, In acres wood and Urn 1 r, 15 cows, team, ools and fodder. : TOO, cash ?1,7'I0, balance easy. Send 10c for r,00 larm catalogue and r ap of Vcrinon'. The Reynolds Real Estate Co. Opp. Vim .Vi'mm llniixe, llurllngton, Vt. Poultry Pood Agents Wanted. Apentt wauled everywhere to Mill I'iiro's I'ei I'ecli'tl l'otiltr.v Food. If It Is not fur sale in your village write tlin ii:nniir,ictiii'(''. C. S. I'll bc Hyde Park, " t., lor terms to agents. Agents tuku no risk, as the food is guaranteed to fcive entire satisfaction lu every ease, nnd any not sold may bc returned. It Is an article of genuine merit, mid can lie conscientiously commended to poul trynien. Best 25c Dinner In Burlington at KI'S RESTAURANT, Cor. Church and Main Sts. HF.TTKIt TIIAX F.VF.Il. New MiimigcniPiit. Low priced short orders at all hours. J. 0. LEGAULT, Prop. FARMERS- - who have much correspondence with buyers in the large cities will find it tho part of wis dom to use printed letter heads and envelopes and printed bill heads. This is a cheap way to advertise that you aro an up-to-date business man. If you buy your printing of the FREE PR-ESS ASSOCIA TION you will bo well treated. wU.tf Our Advi'llarm urn nming tti lenllii',' merchant cf lliu lawn, mid tieir Ads. Jiimu'IhiI day lifter iliy, nliovr to the mont sMul(ibrvtir Hut tlier Pay. VERMONT LOCAL NEWS (Cntitlntieil from Vlmt I'nRe.) plctely surprised, but very feelingly thanked nil who had contributed toward their gifts. -Among tho young peoplu who ute spending the holiday vacation nt their homes, lire Jasper Pago from tho AMiany Law school. Miss Jennie, Morgan from teaching lu Jtrnttleborn, Miss Stella. Cove from teaching In Bridge water, Harry Morgan from Burlington high .school, Misses Mary Turner nnd loan Day from Beciimn Acndemy, Misses Maude Kstey, Merle .Tuckman nnd Marian Iloys from Ilrlstol high school. Miss Mnudo Slplo Is nt homo from Bur llngton. Mrs. Lois Clnrk went lo Bristol Saturday, where she will spend the win ter with the family of her brother, It. ('. Sargent. -('. It. lllckiiell and family spent ChrMinns with friends in Middle bury. Fred Towns, a blacksmith in the employ of f'arrol Atkins Is sick with typhoid lever at the Lincoln House, There was n family gathering and Christ mas ttee ut Finest Sargent's Monday. MONKTON. The ('lit Isttnas sale held ut the Metho dist Church December 1.1 nnd II was a decided success In every particular. Tho lower room of the church was prettily decorated with limiting, tings, crepe paper and evergreen. At the right of the right of the entrance was the booth of fancy articles. Hun.' was displayed n line collection of useful articles, contri buted by tho ladles of the church nnd others. Next to this booth was the par lor, free to nil who desired to rest in the easy chairs and feast their eyes on the pictures that graced the walls. On the left was the checking booth, where all wraps and coats, etc, were eared for. Passing along was n booth containing homemade candy and popcorn. At tho table the ladles were well stocked with the necessities for the inner num. The Torn Thumb wedding was a novel and excellent feature of the first evening the little folks acting their parts well. The musical entertainment for this evening was very pleasing, being rendered by tho ciuartotle choir of Fast Monktnn Church, while the music for the second evening was well rendered by the quartette choir of Monktnn. Tho weather being pleasant and the sleighing fairly good, the room was crowded both evenings and all were highly pleased with the suceaii of the undertaking. (Ireat rredlt Is duo the managers and efficient committers who gave their time ami labor to make this a success. The receipts were J) whlih In addition to the money previous ly raised enabled the Ladies' Aid society to cancel all Indebtedness for the exten sive repairs made on the parsonage dur ing the past summer. WEST BRIDPORT. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Frost, Mrs. I 'rank Kldtedgo and her daughter. Cert rude were in llurllngton Friday. Some of the schools In the west part of the town had their Christmas cxeieises Fri- lilny afternoon. Mrs. John Sunderland, iwlio is in Burlington undergoing medical ! treatment, is teported on the gain. He ' man Smith attended tho dance at Addl ' sou Friday evening. Many townspeople vveie shocked Sunday moinliig by hear- ing of the death of Harry lilaisdell the 'only son of Dr. lilaisdell. ADDISON. D. Van Alien and family recently camo lure from Burlington and ho is now in n ciitleal condition with luatt trouble. Dr. Wheeler was recently called in consultation. Mix. C.iry Marshall is visiting in and around Boston for a lew weeks. Frank Warner of Albany was at lioinn over Sutid iy. Ml s. C. W. Stevens of lllooklyn i- the guest of her aunt, Mrs. K. .1. Wlllmnrlh. The Chi Isttnas tiee at the church passed 'off very pleasantly, a good crowd was out to attend it. Dr. F. D. llayward of Kocnester is 111 town Willi ins mowicr, brothef and sister. The club dances for tlic season began last Friday evening. A little siirpri-i! party was given Mr. and Mrs. Weston Spnonev last Friday M iilng. William Owen went to ltan dolph last week to attend the funeral of his grandmother. Orace Lincoln is visiting at the Rev. IT. II. White's. The O'Bryan girls are at homo for two weeks. Bona from Bellows Falls and (Ir.ice from Troy. Mrs. Noonon is fall ing. The sevi ral schools in town have closed to allow Hie teachers a Christ nris vacation. CALEDONIA CODNTK HABDWICK. Mis. Anna Pi' ree, who has been visiting womo time in Calais, has returned home .rs. 'clrce's health is very much im provul. The luniinago sale which was held in the Jlickard block lor three days, was a veiy siuiissful atfalr. The ladles rcahzi.tl about $iu. The Hev. and Mrs. J. D. Waldron, who have been confined to the house by lllniss aro both improving and Mr. Waldion occupied the pulpit Sun day. o. 11. Hall has returned from New York city. licit 1'eihy is I.-ltiug his mother, Mrs. Peiley, ut J, II. MeLoud's. Miss Tlieda Wheeler Is again ill at her homo on Main stieet. -Sumner Darling, son nf Dr. ami Mrs. S. I'. Dai ling is home from Tufts College for the Christmas vacation. Rich Kent, who is on tho edlto lial staff of the Youth's Companion ar rived home Saturday evening to spend a few days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Kent. -Mrs. A. B. Cortliell of Now Yuik city Is spending a few days with her parents, Mr. and Mir. (leorgo Foster. A very interesting programme has been pre paid! for tho union Christmas exercises which will he given at tho opera house this evening. The. schools will meet at the Methodist Church and inarch to tho opera house. Ilennlon Templo Buthlione, Histcrs elected 'lliiiihday night at a spe cial nueting tho following olllcers for tho ensuing year: P. C. nf T., Mrs. Minnie, Hoyt; M. F.. ('., Mis, Kthel M. Campbell; li. K. of T., Mrs. Flora Sarsent; K. J. of T Mrs. Lillian Benjamin; M. of T Mrs. Carrio Dunn; M. of it. C, Mrs. Jessie Far- rar; M. of T., Mrs. F.lla Thomas; 1. of T., Maud K. Howiesou; O. of O. T Kllcn .liimcs. Ferlcy Hoyt of the medical de- paitment of tho V. V. M., arrived In town Friday Evening lo epend a few days with tils parents. Mr. Atweli of Brandon In spending n few days with his wife nnd children. Miss Mabel Burnham ono of tho teachers In the academy, lias gone to Con cord, N. H., to spend her vacation. Tho Ttov. Jnmes S. Clark left Tuesday morning for his home In lirattleboro where he will visit his parents for a lew days. Ho will also visit frli nils in N" w Yolk. In III.- absei.ee A. U. Til us led lliu meeting Tuesday evening and next Sunday morning Itev. V M. Haidy of Morrlsvllle will occupy the pu'llill In' Hie CoiiKiCRationnl t'huieh; To.iiioitow evening occurs the finulh i nlcitaln.ni nt In the lecture (nui"e at which lime Dr. Hensnn, pastor of the Tl'einnnt Temple nf Boston will lictllte mi the subject, "Fools," Dr. IIi'iimiii lectures Iniilind nt .lack Ciaivlnid, who doei not lee'iire 111 the ll.ist tills m'.I'oii Tile young peopb limn Mils place, who ire ,iwa unend ing college, are home lor tin ciirlstui.ii. recess: Huuiiicr Darllnu fiuiu Tulls Col lege, Carroll Bteel, I'crley Hoyt nnd Iht geno Clowse front the. 1'. V, M Ber nard Mtllcahy from Mlddlebury nnd Miss Abbln Mack nnd Ocrtrudo Lutlson from Boston. Charles Htewart has llnlsltcd work lu Hall & Cheney's pharmncy and returned to his homo here. Miss Tlieda Sliipmaii mid Harry Brown, who are studying mtinlc In Boston, arc at their homo for it few days. Mls.i Tlieda Wheeler, who is unite ill, Is slightly Im proved. Henry De Ford has gone to Slowe to vli.lt his daughter, Mrs. Phllo Hill, for n week. The Infant child of Mr. nnd Mrs. Chuff ee, who live in Her seyvllle, died Monday forenoon and the funeral was held Wdlnesday, the Bnv. J. A. Dixon officiated. Tho union Christ inns exercises nnd treo were held In the opera house Monday evening and the hotiso wns crowded. It was a very suc cessful nffnlr nnd much credit Is due thoso who had tho training of tho chil dren In charge. Kuch school was given fifteen minutes on the programme nnd a very interesting ono was given. There wcrn three choruses by tho schools; about one hundred nnd llfty children swinging. Tito programme was varied, consisting of solos, duets nnd choruses, recitations, dialogues, motion exercises and drills, Very much credit Is due the decorating committee, who put much time nnd woik Into beautifying the stage. A llrcplace and muntel were built for tho arrival of Hanta Clans. M. 11 Foster Impersonating Santa Clans In on excellent manner and caused great mer riment nmontt tho children. The exer cises closed with tho distribution of presents. CHITTENDEN COUNTY SHELBURNE. 5Ilss Wattle Stoddard, who teaches In the Fletcher district had a Christmas tree for her school Friday afternoon. Appro priate exercises were held by tho school, consisting of speaking and singing after which the gifts were distributed to all, tho pupils having very gontrously remem bered Miss Stoddard. The school Is closed Indefinitely on account of measles. The funeral of Mrs. Permella Well, widow of Jiinifs M. Wells, was held from her late home Turnlay nfter noon. The Itev. F. O. Ifeoxt officiated. The bearers were .1. C. Tracy, II. W. Tracy, C. P. Van Vliet and Dr. F. It. Stoddard. The honorary bearers woro ey..Oov. John L Barstow, Capt. It. J. Whitt, .T. 11. B.ii licit, William McNeil, K. II. Nash and D. C. Smith. A quar tette sang "Nearer My Father's Home" and Miss Hay rendered "Lead Kindly Light," as a solo, Tho general arrange ments wi-ie In cliatgo of John A. Cor bln. Mrs. Wells has been a life long member of the Methodist Church and has resided the gi cater part of her life in Shelburne. Slio leaves ono daunhter, Mrs. F.dna M. Weston, one grandson and two granddaughters besides many old neighbors to mouin her loss, HINESBURGH There will be a New Year's ball In the town hall Monday evening, January 1, 190(5. Supper will be served at Dunbar's Hotel. Leon, the little son of Mr. and Mrs. Mor ton O'Brien, is very sick with the croup. The annual loll call of the Congregational Church was held Thursday evening. Miss Lninia Mooro returned to Burlington Fri day. Misses Mottle and Margaret Mc- Kenzie, who have been teaching in Hun tington, are spending the Christmas vaca tion with their mother, Mrs. Austin Mc- Kenzle. Mrs. John Sotners is seriously ill. Tho Congregational ladies met Dec. 19 lu the vestry and lied comforters which they aie In give In two poor families in town. The Baptist ladies are also mak ing garments and iiullts lor thr.se families. .Mr. and Mrs. David Donahue will enter tain relatives Christinas. D. J. Walston, who had a shock u short time ago, Is somewhat better. Norman Kenyon, who Is the oldest person In town hns breu ouite ill. but Is better at this writing. Lieut. Charlena Uiishey of the Salvation Army Is spending a few weeks with her mother, Mrs. Bushey. David Donohue has resigned his position with the C. C. cream ery and is succeeded by Fred Harvey of Mnnkton.' Hoy (illmnu and Seymour Pierce of the I'nHersity of Vermont tiro home for the hulidavs. If. D. W.ller and F. S. Cole man let out their farms last year but will run them themselves this year. F. L. Fletcher Is moving to tho Carpen ter farm In Huntington. M. J. Finney stiflered a painful accident last week in which he lost the thumb of his left hand in a wood sawing machine. Dr. Lamer dressed the wound. I red Harvey bus en gaged as butter maker In tho village creamery and has rented the old Condon house at the ntirth ind of the village. Prof, and Mrs. Kellogg have gone to Fflclivillo for their Vacation. At tho annual meeting and roll call of tho Con gregational Church Thursday evening. II. M. Page was elected moderator; A. Sykes. 11. W. Pago. J. B. nird. K. O. Martin, V. 13. Dow, Mrs. fi. D. Boynton, nnd Mrs. If. M. Hull, church committee; 11. M. Hull, clirk; N. D. Fartch. collec tor nnd tteasurer. Tho church was io ported entirely out nf debt. A very pretty Sunday school service for Christmas vacation, entitled "Dawn of Peace," was held at tho Baptist Church Sunday and instead of a tree the gifts wcro distributed from threo dec orated baskets. Mrs. H. C. Cassldy offi ciated as organist In the absence of Miss Florence Allen. Mrs. Oeorge Mooro of Shorehnm hns been visiting tit Orson Kenyon's tho pn.st week. W. O. Trapp sails for Germany from New York Jan uary I. Mr. Trapp will attend tho wed ding of a brother In Germany January ill and will be gono several weeks. Professor and Mrs. Kellogg are spend ing tho Christmas vacation In Monktnn with their parents, tho Hev. and Mrs. I. P. Kellogg, -Miss Frances Dower, who Is nttendlng school in Hydo Park, Is visiting her patents, Mr. ami Mis. F.d ward Dower. James MaeDonough of the Metropolitan Life Insurance company of Montpeller with his family are visiting his mother, Mrs. P. II. MaeDonough. Harlan Hostwlck of Builliigton spent Christmas with his brother and sister at tho Host wick homestead. Timothy Cas(.v and family of Ferrlsburgh spent Christmas at Muxes Bissonette's. Land lord Dunbar served n turkey dinner at tho hotel Christmas day, which was pa tronized by several of the townspeople. The CoiiKrt'Riitlonal society had their Christmas exercises and trie Sunday evening which wan ( njoyi d by n large and appreciative audience The .Metho dist society had their Christmas oK'-rcucs Honda:- and a dinner .ind tree for the Sunilav school Monday nf lei ooon. -Tli Hev. T. ,1. llaiTl'i nlllci'iieil ,i! the fun eral of INIwi'ld Klitlon in Hi. ill-urge Friday. - Mr. ami Mrs, F I.. Andrews Mi' nt Clirl-tii'in in lliu llugtii.i with Mim. I.nrtilnc FI. may. in Mr. and Ml '. .1 II. Alhil Wile uuoxls nf .Mrs. till' W'lllfli' III lUllllliHtnil I'hrlstmiM dr. .-J" ss Hii-.ih Baldwin, who Ins l en II. '- somewhat better. JERJCKO CJUTF,n The ii w i--!- i -ii'-'e a. pic. will l-i tnrmally dul'citnl Ni ir s .. Till l-lstl'l ll'ill fae if will P. "ltd ' i i i ell i.iIIith in tin ! aeiiooii, lufor ronlly; at threo o'clock In tho afternoon will occur tho formal exercises; pnr tlclputcd in by Pastor Coffin, and visiting minister and friends, In tho evening tin old-fashioned "liouso warming" and so cial will bo held. Mr. mid Mrs. Cnrl I!. Nay and son were nt their parents, Mr. nnd Sirs. B. O. Brown's, over Christmas. Nathaniel Johnson, an old citizen, died with pneumonia Saturday, December S3, nged 7(1 years. Tho funeral was hetd from tho residence of his brother, Chesntati Johnson, December !, tho Hev. J. W. Coffin offlclntlng.-Mrs. DeWIlt Molt of New York city, n cousin of Mrs. Hopkins, Is making Dr. and Mrs. Hopkins a Christ mas visit. Tho annua! church dinner and business meeting will bo held nt tho parish house Friday, December . Din ner at noon nnd business meeting at 1:30 p. in, Warren Hewey and bride of North Plnttsburgh aro tho guests nf Mr. and Mrs. Hoiry Billiard. Mrs. Hewey is a sister of Mrs. Ballard. MILTOK. Frank Benhain of tho Massachusetts Institute nf Technology Is homo for tho Christmas vacation. Capt. K. It. Hock well and wife and son, Harold, and J, W. Hoekwell of Proctor wero tho guests of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Goodyear Sunday and Christmas day. William Clark of Andover, Mass., Is spending a few days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Clark. A very pleasant Christmas party was given to the primary and Junior de partment of the Congregational Sunday school on Saturday afternoon fro-n two to 6 p. m., by tho teachers. Miss Kiln Wood and Miss Daisy McNeil, und the pastor's wife, Mrs. 1-2. U. Derrick, assist ed by others. Presents were distributed lo the children, refreshments were served nnd games were played. Mrs. Hale Frlnt and Lewis, Ruth and Kmma Flint of Randolph arc visiting her father, the Hev. V. K. Horriek. Dottle Bakor, Wal ter Brush and Watson Coburn of the II. 1-'. A., Fairfax, aro spending their Christmas vacation In town. Mr. Baker of Pleasant Vnlley was tho guest of l is sister, Mrs. F. S. MorBan, over Christ mas. Miss Kll.i Herrlck of Randolph Center Is the guest of her father, tho Rev. K. K. Merrick, through tbe holidays. Miss Jennie Hnnkln and Mr. Carty of Burlington spent Sunday nnd Chrlitmas with Mrs. K. J. n.inkln. Mrs. Kll Phelji. and children of Cambridge uro visiting her parenN. Mr and Mrs. Jesse Wimble. S. O. Brash of Burlington pont Christ mas with his parents, Mr. und Mrs. II. It. Brush rMr. and Mrs. Charles S. Parker spent Christmas with their son, D. D. rarker, in Richmond. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Litlmer of Wilder aia vlclting friends inown XSTPORD. Mr. a in Mis. Karl perry oi iiuiimg- ton are t guests of Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Perry. :v I.ila Whipple of Riciiford HIS Willi hit iiiiicius, .,r. iiuu Mrs. li. I" Vlilpple.-Miss Eva Macomber Is nt lint,,,. I'om Hwampscott, Mass. A troupe, of comedian" are giving enter tainments, in the town hull through thW week. D. VI. Hicc of Philadelphia, Pa., is visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Rice. George Cobb is at home from Rutland for a few days. Miss Kleanor Hupgles I" at borne from Potsdam, N, V., for the holidays. A dnughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. R-ty T. Bates In Mellcns- ville. N. Y., on December 23. Mr. Bales is tile inn of Mr. and Mrs. S. C. Bates of this town and has lived hero until a few years ago. Miss I.ila AVhipple returned to Rich ford Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. George Allen nnd Maurice Allen or F.ssex Junction vis itor ut John Allen's Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. H. 1". Learned returned from Fletch er Tucsd.n. li. M. Jiaies is rcc-uvnins from a fall w'liuh resulted In a dislocated shoulder. -Tiie Fortnightly club meets with Mrs. 11. H. Herrlck Thursday after noon. Jaim s II. Grow Is spending tho week 111 t. wu. C. K. Nnyes went to Falr lleld Wediii.-day to spend a lew days with his familx WEST MILTON. R. S. Lincoln was taken vety sick Saturday. Dr. Holcnmbo was called mid nt present writing ho Is better. There were sen ral family gatherings lu till;' filfine llint.h,i:,v ilnv. Mrs. H.irah Cns- tello Is staying with Miss Shehan nt A. A. Derrick's, while. Mr. and Mrs. Her rlck are away. Mrs. CI. W. Granger is having a serious time with neuralgia in her facr Alton Costello of Burlington was calling on ft lends here Tuesday. Isaac Howard, who occupied R, S. Lin coln's lower farm, Is drawing a largo quantity of stone, getting ready to re pair the barns and put a wall under them. SOUTH CHARLOTTE. There are a good many people sick with measles. Among them aro Miss Bertha Scott, Miss Lutle Scott, Mrs. Thomas Hart and p""i J'pe' Jo1'" Her man's family and Herbert Well's family. Anson Davis sprained his ankle Christ mas day.-School In district 14 is closed on nceount of measles. School lu No. H will reopen January 2. Mrs. Joseph Carpenter returned fiom Burlington Sat urday, where she had been caring for her daughter, Mrs. Foole.-Bert nnd Madgo Baldwin spent Christmas with Ms. G. M. Hazard.-Guy Wllloughby found one of his work horses dead in the stable a few mornings ago. Tho cause is not known. HUNTINGTON CENTER. Ralph Miles is at homo Tor the holidays from his school at Saxtons Rivcr.-Mr. Spear lias moved ills family hero from Potsda, N. Y.. and will occupy n part of the homo with J. K. Andrews.-Roy Hanks of Richmond is visiting friends here.-Orvin Baker, who has been vrry 111 with pneumonia, is getting be.ttcr.-Mr. and Mrs. W. J I. Cady aro visiting their children nt NorthlU-ld.-SIrs. Whlttler has returned from visiting friends at Mlmtpellei '-rtciionl commenced lu thu new school loom tills week.-Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kills nnd little daughter spent Christmas with his parents at Richmond -Mr. und Mrs. O. R. Sargent and Mr. and Mrs. !'' I'110, vlsl,r' their sister, Mrs. Michael Madlgan at Burlington Christmas. UNDERHILL CENTER. Reuben Dickinson has been unite sick. -1. .1. Blown has .cliwed his house for the winter inoiitlis.-MIss II. .1. Harvey of Mldillelnity. is passing tin- holidays with her paicnis. Mr. and Mrs. John llarvev.-.Mr. and Mrs. V. A. Pollard have Rone to i lr-enlielil, Mrss.. for a brief isit with n-lativi-s.-Tlicie was a CIlllSllll.lH tree and l-M-lllses nppi'i pr!a I c In the oicarioii at tin- I'niou church Monday evening. - Kmnn Mclluuli i- hum"' lioiii Ihio-liiunh Falls f"r Hie hull- 1 1 ..- II it. Bro'v-i w'll move .icrn li-i (intie .l.iiiniiri I. Lillian U. Ten ill, I ' li i- io fie i n. miliar n-lnn.1 at Htmw. Is i-'ssJm In i- i i.-itliri at h JEIcIOEO. llin-tjc n.u of Nell u'l- ail 'oil 'una ; H.-lunliy i.i. i . ii-.i; Im ":il tlu' h ! .1 t - Mts. Mi-Lare m d W' n if I ' .-. I hrlstlli i M: .' '. i . ,t h in i - Ml . .1 ., V i . Ill I 1 - Soli M i h ; a 1 ! i , v. i . to S.I .1 1 Ml. I I I I i ' 0 i t.i . s . . D -.ill.--;- i ,i -.. -.. i t . . i i 1 1 . t.i.i ' " i i were In town Friday, culling on Mrs. While, J, Allen and Fred McGlnnls of F.sscx Junction wero In thu village Ftlihiy. Ileber Perclvnl of Holland and Arthur Paek'iid of Burlington wero homo to sind Chrlstinas.-Mr. mid Mrs. John Whltlon are visiting their daughter, Mrs. Paige, lu SI. Albatm. Tlie Baptists hold their Christmas exercises Saturday even ing and the Congregatloniillsls Monday evening, ritch having trees well loaded with presents to distribute.- The revi val meetings closed last week. M. B. Small and family took their Christmas dinner with Y. Scott und family nt Jeri cho Center. Mrs, Sophia Wlilto was ic niombercd by Iter friends In Palm Beach, Florida, with a beautiful raid receiver mado of pearl, the standard being fast ened to tho tray with a screw find from California a box of Kngllsh walnut meats. Miss Lola Slilllhammur received from her uncle, Carl, a Christmas present of a colli watch and chain. F. B. Howo and son, Frank, went to Hartfonl tn spend Christmas. Mr. and Mrs. Lelghton Rico wero visitors last week In Fletcher. Mr. nnd Mrs. Harmon Perclvat and son, Raymond, of Burlington were. Tues day guests nf Mrs. lillen Perclvnl In this Vil!iige,-M. B. Small is in tho sick list. JONESVILLE. Lee Cagiie spent Saturday In Water-btiry.-Mrs. Frank (Illicit Is 111. Miss Mnblo Hatch of Burlington is spending the Christmas vacation with her parents. Mrs. Cicorgo Palmer was In Burlington recently. Miss Nora Norton of Barro Is at homo for the holidays. John Prcs colt Is spending Christmas with friends in Bradford. Mts. T. L. Stevens was in Burlington last week. B. F. Good rich and sisters, Lou and Georgia, of Wllllston, have been visiting friends lu town. Mr. ad Mrs. G. W. Palmer nnd ilaughUr, Hue, are spending Chrlstnini with Mrs. Dana Dciulng of South Royal ton Charles Fuller has been uulto sick for several days. W. L, White nnd son, Archie, were in Burlington Saturday. James Westall of Mlddlebury has been lu town recently. Miss Nina Fuller ami Bello Wlilte of the Burlington Business College are at home. Mrs. Cnssle Bemls who lias been III for several weeks, Is Improving. Miss Cormier Is spending Christmas with friends lu Brattleboro. The Lend a Hand society met with Mrs. Frank Town Thursday, December 21. Mrs. Cr.indall is reported better, Miss Alice Alger nnd Mable Stockwell of Ran dolph are spending the holidays with their parents. Tho Sunday school gave a Christmas tree Friday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Bert Fuller a to spending Christmas with friends In Jericho. Charles Fuller, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Fuller, died Wednes day morning at eight o'clock of pneu monia. Ho wns 17 years old. He was taken sick Saturday night, but his ill ness did not assume a dangerous stasro until Monday morning. During ills Ill ness he received the best medical skill and attention and all was done that medical skill could devise to save him. The hnpo was cherished by bis friends ! that his life might be spared after tho physicians had no hope of his re covery. Charles Fuller wns one of the promising young men of the village. This sudden taking awny leaves a de pression on the spirits of nil who knew him. The funeral will be held from tin house Saturday at twelve o'clock. SOUTH BURLINGTON. Mr. and Mrs. Chester Slater of K-sex Junction and Walter Atherton of West ford spent Christmas with their sister, Mrs. Ira Bromley of Fourth street. Miss Huttle Hellion, who has been sick, is to much better that sho has returned In her wnrk at Wells & Richard son's. Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Smith nf lllnesburgli visited relatives in town last week. Krnest Mlllham has built !i skating rink In the pasture north of the house und there was a skating party of :;0 young people there one evening last week. ST. GEORGE. The funeral services for the late Kd ward H. Sutlon were held from the home nn Friday morning at ten o'clock, the hotiso being tilled to its utmost by sor lowing friends. The Rev. T. J. HurrM officiated, li. H. Read ot Hinesburgli, un dertaker, had charge ot the arrangements. Tho bearers were William II. Whiteside, John R, Noonan, Austin nnd Thomas Mc Kenzle, neighbors nf the diseased. Mr. Sutton was about 29 years old and was loved by all who knew him. He was postmaster In this town several years previous to establishing of the R. F. D., and was town auditor at the time of his death. Tho body was placed In tho vault at Iako View in Burlington to be burled beside Ills mother, who died November 19, 1003. RICHMOND. Theresa Uauvin, who is attending school in St. Ilynclnthe, Canada, Is sick with typhoid fever. Her mother. Mrs. Lewis Gauviii, has been eallad to attend her and at last reports sho was a little better. Mrs. A. O. Ferguson and sua from Bur lington nrc tho guests of Mr. and Mrs. K. B. Andrews. The Burlington Clothing Syndicate have bought the stock of goodii of F. G. Nichols in Masonio block und are now in possession of tho same. Mr. Wright ot Burlington with a couple of clerks aro now busy making alterations. The store will be thoroughly repaired and painted. O. Olmstead of the Hardware company has sold his Interest In tho (Inn to his partner, Mr. Fish. The writings are completed and Mr. Fish has taken posses sion. Mr. Ohustead's health is very poor, but he is now somewhat better. Christ inas was celebratdl very generally in town. At tlie Catholic Church midnight mass was obervcd. At tho Congrega tional Chinch Saturday afternoon and Sunday evening Interitlng Christinas services wero rendered. Many family gatherings were also held. Mr. anil Mrs. Henry Germain had a large parly of lilciuls from Jerlili", Smith Builliigtnn and Wllllston ultli a Chiisliu.is lice. H. A. Audi es and family vNIWd their ton, Dr. B. .1. Alidiews In But llugtnii. S. I'. Atidicws and family spent tin- day with their daughter In W'uterbtiry. COLCHESTER. F. 11. Wilson loll lor Won ester r5.it urdav iilttlit to sin-nil the holidays with his daughter, Mis. Duncll. Mrs. II. C. Pet Iv and chililieii .ire vlsitine; Mrs, , I,. I'.iriuiiee. Max Wil-nu of Troy will spend the wlutir at F. L. Wilson's Tin- King's luiiahteiN Will llleet Mils week Friday at Mrs. Purmelet 's.- .Mlsscii Jennie and Grace .McNeil an- m home 1 l. . I'ai. Mini ha I ci ii II'. lliteiil j'linl noli M,.i nn .cii, is abli to In- mil I ' I .- Minsis Cr.ee Mini tl.izii w;i- Mil! C'llll" liollie If Mil .l.ihll'i 11 I'll!' ( 'ir'sl ri'a.i v.iillil I 1st iS.ilui il tl.cr HUNTI2 ill:.. .'i P. 1-. I.r.y ' .- .'.lliiU' Wy i lu ,i. i I t i 1 1 lio III ll 1 1 HI l homo of Lawrence Swlnyer's very sick. Dr. Falmtf Is attendlnn him. Among tho sick nro J. W. Fargo nnd Mrs. Dr. Fnlby und Mrs. J. C. Ben way. Mis. Rose Kills Is spending tho holidays In Milton with her son. II. W. Norton was lu Burlington Tuesday on business. Tho remains of Mrs. Julia Scolleld wero brought her Tuesday from Ferrlsburgh und the fun eral was held from the church at one o'clock. WEST MILTON. Mrs. Roso Kills of Huntington camo Tuesday to visit Iter son, J. N, Kills. Sho will remain through tho holidays. Mr. Lincoln remains about tho same. The doctor visits him each day. WILLIITON. Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus Tarbox of North Wllllston took Christinas dinner with Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Tarbox. Mr. and Mrs, B, L. Johnson und children took Christmas dinner with Mrs. Johnson's mother In Tolcott. Mr. and Mrs. M ! Lnshua spent Christmas day wllh Mr. and Mrs. Stockwell nt Muddy Brook. The King's Daughters circle will meet with Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Ilewctt Friday. The gentleman are Invited lo come. Mr. und Mrs. Grey A. limson have a daugh ter born Chtlstmas day. ST. GEORGE. M, W. Hinsdale und family spent Sun day and Christmas with Mrs. C. II. Small at Kssex Centre. A goodly num ber of relatives and friends nf Mr. and Mrs. Kdwnrd Kehoe met ut their house on ChrUtmas evening und enjoyed tho beauties of a largo ChrlstiniM tree. Mrs. May Marslleese of Boston, who was called to attend the funeral ot her brother, Kdwatd H. Sutton, will return to her home this week. Henry lvw renoe and fnmlly are spending the win ter in Burlington. Mr. and Mrs. N. K. Porelier gave a social dance to their neighbors on Christmas evening. Mr. and Mrs. James Mlllham spent Chtlst mas with relatives in Burlington. CHARLOTTE. We can boot you nnd shoo you, clothe yon and feed ynu, also cut your hair and shave you. I'm- in addition to our regular line of tli v goods and groceries we havo added li meat dcpaitment and barber shop. Come and see us und bo convinced that our goods are tho best value ever offered P r the motif y, Hodelie W. Kno, nt the store formerly occupied by G. K. Plindle & Son. 2H,wed&frw. Hlchaid Dean, Dni linouth, '(.'.', (leorgo and Meiritt Cnrpeiitir nt Norwich L'ni verslty and Misses Cora Williams and Betilah Sampson of CuMlcton Normal choo! lie passing the bolidas at their homes hi re. Christmas exercises with a ttee for tlie llttl" ones were held lu the Congregational Church last Saturday evening. Luther Mollitou of the N. li. T. '1'. Co. Is home for the holidays. James Toner Is convalescing from an attack of typhoid fever. Mls Madgo Baldwin vis ited in Burlington last week. F. J. Pope of Pittsburg, spent Christ mas with lili family here. Mr. and Mrs. William O. Baker will return to California in a ftw days. Fred It. Hereford lias re turned from Springfield, Mas., where ho has been seriously sick. Mr. and Mrs. W. II. Dean of Ferrlsburgh spent Christ inn with Mrs. A c. Dean and fnmlly. Miss Carolyn Williams Is homo from Brockton, Mass.. and Miss Sophia Will iams from Proctor for holiday vacation. Mrs. F. H. Talby is confined to the house by illness. C. D. Cook was home from Rutland this week. James Toner Is getting along well under the care of George Segaln. The mail New Years day will not be delivered by the carriers, but can tie had at tnc sorting room Rt mo posloltk-u in the morning.-Mr. Smith of South Burllftgton is negotiating to carry nn John 11. Thorp's farm for a year from January 1. Miss Catollne A. Yale of Northampton is in town for a brief stay, Louis Sturgeon hns bought an addition to his home placo of F. J. Pope. EAST CHARLOTTE. Miss Jennie Wllloughby came Friday from Northampton, Mass., to pas the Christmas vacation with her father. David Parker und his wife havo moved Into George Woolner's tenement. MNs Kdltli and Miss Inn. Reade of Troy. N. V.. are with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Powell Heinle for Christmas vacation. Benjamin Cleveland and Fiederlck Car penter returned home from Attleboro. Mass., last Saturday evening.- A luunbir nf the young friends nf Mi lton Clark gave him a pleasant surprise putty last Wednesday evening. Games were played and refreshments were served. Miss Kthel Clnxton canin Friday evening from Albany to pass the Christmas vacation at home. Mr. and Mrs. Harmon Nichols of Wllllston are visiting relatives In town. The annual Christmas reunion of tho- family of Mr. and Mis. H. C. Beers was obseived ut Urn home of Mr. and Mrs. Burton Beers Saturday after noon December 23. After a bountiful (linnet- was served the gift- tiom a well laden Christmas tree were distributed by Santa Clans hlmeir. Then- were IS pres ent, some having been detained at home bv !llness.-Mr. and Mrs Wesley Powell and Mr. nnd Mrs. n. P. Rcade and their famllv attended the ChrWtmas reunion of tho Powell family, which was held this vear at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Cyrus Gove in South Bill Huston Decem ber 2.-..-John Hart l ill with measles. John Hart Is ill with the measles, as aro two daughcrs of W. C. Scott. Miss Bertha Scott Is also sick with thu same disease at her brother-in-law's, David Tower", In Shelburne. The an nual Christmas gathering of the H. C. Beers family was held till- year at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Burton Beers last Saturday. -Miss Maebello Horsford left Wedni-day morning for llmiiL'i- Grove. Fin. She will spend a few (lays in New York city tives. Mr. und Mrs. Guy with rela Nortou of 1 1 il n t In irtim were the gu sts of their grandparents Mr. and Mrs. H. C Beers, over Suuiln.-i'h It- v. (1. II. Carr and dnughter. Cindy-, went to .Montpeller Wednesday Mr a few day' visit with relative Arthur .laines is spending- a lew days In Amherst. Mii".-I'.'O Tag iron, i-'eio-eseiitative ill the Vermont Marble company in New York. I- Spellll- lr. anil inir a week with his I 1.110111", '. Mrs. .1. R. T.tggart. lMllh and Inn Head of Troy. X. V.. and Cthi'l chtytmi nf Albany, X. V., Noiinal College arriv ed hoine last Friday lor the holidays. l. O. Frost leientlx sold to David St. George II acies of land at $:'. per acre. Atno.ig those who ai" at home for the holidays an- Delia Carpenter, Cora Williams ami M..ry .McDonald I'loin Castlelnn fltnte Xoi mill school, Malcolm Thorp fi urn Hii.t"tin HiuT. Louis I 1 1 -laer fro, ii .Vol I iiiieV. and Allen Cat - petlter l rem The Chiislni.i r.i iitha in Academy . -I'M II si s held nt the I -si Moinkii e onlng ",i''' ii tn- church lie- on , i i i. led Mioota'.ol'.' ii :' in en siirp'iss- . i . 'ii-ii, the eh1! i II doing theniSl Ives I c! loll" tie I i i- mil '.'M. y i'. D.i' i.; or i i w r greutli i ' ui c f 1 ho oec' "i 1 l'i" e l ' 1 en - i " ' 0 I'll U t'l' e t i '. j Ion ni . . . ''e- i t. - " ! iptlsl i hen i eie Irnvv'li il 'g lllleil vii'i The osi ids. ,i ,"ii- i d o t.i kin .lit. The 111 til' HI' l'i ' ilu caniii; i inti it. "I IV'l'l 'i ' e ill-lie,. o ESSEX JUNCTION. Saturday evening the. Hov, Kvnn Tho mas, pastor of tho Cnngiegatlotial church, leeeived a handsome Christmas gift In tho form of an iiegma fm- lined coat and $Ml In money. The pi escalation was made by Warner 11. Nichols in behalf of tho con tribulors who comprised many of the business und proresslon.il men of tho vil lage. At the regular session of the Conr-ir. national Sunday school Simdnv mt,. cers wero chosen for the coming yem, D.H. Macomber was re-op cted superin tendent and with the first Sunday of 1900 will enter upon his ITtli year of service in that capacity. Arthur Doug lass was mado assistant superinten dent, Miss Mary Bates re-elected ns secretary and treasury, and Guy Bailey us auditor. Arthur Miller, who has be, n employ ed In Paul Veronncatt's barb'r shop, has gone to Ho.ton. K, W. llauford of Knosbiirgh Fulls Is working for M Verotiiieau, Tho exercises at tho Methodist Church Monday evening were enjoyed by a large audience. Those at the Congregational Church were also well attended and tho Christmas: trees u t both chinches were greatly enjoyed by the children. Charles Robalr, who attempted su i nlo by taking sr, grains of morphine nt tlie home of his aunt, Mrs. John Thomas, on Jackson strert lute Tuesday nt'ernoon It recovering from the effects und w 11 prole niuy return lo his home in Montpeller to-day. Ills wife und h.s brothtr, i'red, camo here yesterday and wdl iieroinp.iii him. Mr. Robalr Is about :s years old. It appears that his domestic affairs have not been ns smooth as might be wished Tues day morning lie came to the home of h i ntint, coming from Northlleld wheio lin and Mrs. Robalr attended u d.iuec the night before. It it said that here again there was trouble. Robalr became ib spnndctit over the affair and tins was t . cause Tor his desperate act. Di. DoacI .Matvln was at once summoned and ad mlnlsteied antidotes which savfd Robair 1 life. The iiiotphine which he took I. his name and Khidtnee was registered prescribed by law. A dr.u bin i.il w ion iiiitooio im , ,,,,.,.ii., l,..i -i'.,r,n , ... . ords of people having taken as much mil K iino I I'l l ivi ti li. mil 1U.I lit at In this village. etier, ftrmir, nf Tlnrlln.rl mi ...In, 1, ...I Journed from last wi ek was complete! In couit yesterday afternoon. Tho cas. to Gomo which the latter failed to pay fm The jury who wrre C W. Barney. J. T,nlt.... 11- If U'l ,., t-..,... t'luicji . i. ii oeeier, i iinina uoieaii - Trtrt,,rt,,l r.,,,1 ,1... T. .. I CJ ...! an, orougnt in a verdict for the. rflaintl to recover damnces of SIT.-':! and costs o .... . hum -.liltLlll .T. ll.l Ul H'll niigion tor .Mr. uouio. .Mstico T i Sibley pu'Sided. The Christmas exercises by the tian'i Sunday school Tuesday evening were r W" . i tait,.- .iiiiiit iii i , hi i li l r was made from Ihe usual Chiistnas tn and in its place there v.a-! a Cini i wen irom tne depths ot whuh w i brought to tho surface many useful ic ents for young and old. The choir o t' church tendered much help in the ix c lent piogramme of song and the tlnldre recitations. ESSEX. uiiin.vs, mo miio aausnicr or .Mr. an Mrc 1- ftrwtl, ul,.. I.... I...... Oi 1. lung trouble, tor the past ten d.us better. Station Agent Ilebb is spi mini f,.i- ,1-,,o ..I 1.1 1 ,-. I' 1' vli, i ..I,.,-..,. , (luring his absence - J.iuks Cidduigs at family, who have been tin guests of I,. I Nichols for two weik.- returned to the homo in Hardwick Tmsd.iy morning A ten pound son was born, Dei, 13 l Mr. and Mrs. C. H. CM ipin. Prof Kali of the li. C. I. with Mrs. Kili.s spending the holiday reic in Bhighan ton, N. Y.-Gcoigo Austin of Vergenm 11, n mio.1 r,f C. It,... .1... ... r. uwii.ij in ,ui DUllll' Ullie IS I l 'Ul cd as Improving. BOLTON. ... loiniiii. iiiiit inn i'aii.'ii. .ve nim , sick are liv.i Thompson and C, F S.. r Dr. Bldwell of W.ttetbttry ! a ti u l them. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Laroe w. Monday morning to Hunllnston to i relatives. Mr. and .Mrs. C. S. Brush wet guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. l-Vi lt.l'u(S 11 Cfiltl.lo o,wl l'ffln ,ei.n . .. ... ,...... ...I., ..mi. i ii,iiij,. -ii i turned to their work in the uudcrwe. e . ... tii.i.. , ....... i ...... been visiting her brother for a few da ri'i in iiiiit io iii-i u I. ii itiiie-iiii v loor Ing. Richard FIddock of A aterbury ai his sister, Mrs. .Shuttiick of Burhngto .. .I.n.., ..t.i, ... lm.i.f. ..f .1.. brother, Thomas Fiddock last Tuesday. Miss Foster of Waterbury was nt tl homo of Mr. and Mrs. C. F Sabins la Wednesday to take an examination for permit to teach in No. 7 school. WIN00SKI. day evening nt Ills home on Barn street oi cariuac syncope. .Mr 1'agi lind liceo troolit.'il wllh liieino.itlsio f. a nttmiier or yeais nut was otnerwi ill goon neailll. Jit 11.111 m i n i-o the house and on the strut ibm t halt hour before his death lb' wis his r.lst year and was a Ini tu lKir the woolen mills, lie is surUvcd by wife and a daughter. Ilern.nktte. Tl funeral will bo held from St Joseph Chin cli In Burlington this mol ing ut ten o'cbuk. ni- . niiu.1 iv - iiin.'i ina .Mr. mil .m Henry Wells nf Iluihngton left iliui day fur New York illy from which pm they will stint for Florid (, where they a to spend the winter. The party was eiiion.inie.l as far as New Yolk by M J. D. Tanner and daughter, Miss Ma i . . .1 .. .... Ails. .11. i . i. ijoiiui. moil ot Dr. Tallin r. who is nn lur way ilUplin. WIS., HI SP'-HII 111'' Mi'liei ll'lllllVCS. .Ills, I tinner lino u.,,1'.' ii tn weeks' stay in Xiw Y irk wl'i tin n lo tln village. In the i ,..-c of tin I!' s- M 1 la-1 eoi ,i.lll. s. ,1. It. i:. ci, i ir " ll w Hied In line Justice A Spei I" g "i ni llimloii In tlie nllhe oi AH nmy 11. Deavltt. tin- Jury aft' i "i nmn - n nuei tn 1 1 eoi , r MO and i- I' " out of a lull oi n ' 1 ib' 1 ade r : 1 1 , 1 1 , i : , I will, ll limn nn I I I Slllliet'l like M:i. The di f-nd 'in 'He d l' end.ii'.i weic rcciivid too i lor lis' milieu mil n fused i im in I n- i lite Mill, 'iile Jill l i- 1'n I II. Mlgv.no.l. iv II. M ill i I ! M ! I'- itiMni I) V.uli olid It All'. "Ill I i'i feudal. I was lepn nlcd 1 J U ''" I" 111 ot liltll-Tto.'. . I I ii I 1 nl At'nr . if II. M. lio- o ii ' X Pi. ' .'t I ail I I' U'.' ll Ml'. a i 1 i ' J t.i,:. A. pi-pent 'Mil M ' ', m c , , .1 ,,. , ... Mr n I M,S l.o iCllUttlli III M '''I - '" -v 1 1 V'