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These Prices- Every Item a Bargain of the Rarest Sort Compare These Opportunities Come Here and Profit iiy Them SENSATIONAL VALUES IN SUITS AND OVERCOATS FOR MEN, BOYS AND CHILDREN. Splendid vnltles In Men's mid Youths' StlitM of henvy rtoublu nnd slnglo liriMrJ Cheviot nml Casslmrrrs, h p .'ir $0.50 and $7.00. Our m.ikr room price S2.95. n's hoavy nil wool Casslmere aim OeM-t Knits, slnslo nml double breasted. $10.00 valuos. Tor this sale mnrlsed to S3.95. Men's fine nil wool Dress Clay Wors ted nnd Fancy Casslniere Suits, hand tailored collars, hnlr cloth front, Iran swn?t,'er looking coats, satin lined. riep:ular $12.00 value. For this occa sion S6.95. Finest Dress 'Worst ed nnd UliicK Thlbi t Suits, sitiKle and double breast ed, all handsomely tailored. Itepular $15.00 rade.i. Priced down to S7.95. Handsomest creations in Men's Suits, embodying; all the custom tail or's features: hand felled collars, broad shoulders, hand made button holes, the equal of any $20.00 suit. For this sreut sale occasion only " S10.95. Hoys' Overcoats, extra lonp, velvet collar sizes 9 to 10. ?S 50 Frieze Overcoats cut to ,?2.tS. $4 50 Uiack and C5rey Overcoats cut to 92.ii;-. Finest all wool Fancy Mixtures, llcrht and dark colors, cut to ?;!.!).-,, regular J'l.oo value. Children's Nobby Uujslan Overcoats, civet collars, brass buttons, em blems on sleeves; sizes ,1 to S years. $3.00 values at SI. in. $3.75 values at Sl.dO. $4.50 values at 52.-I8. Hoys' Heavy Muck Frieze Iteefers, 9 to 1C years, doublo breasted, storm collars. $:l.7f value, reduced to SH.iis'. 20 Clillds' Iteefers, all wool Friezes, sizes 3 to C years. $2.50 value. To close out only Mie ruch. 100 pairs Hoys' Corduroy and all wool Knee Pants, 50c and 05e valu-j, all priced at 35c PAIR. Hoys' Heavy Grey Casslmero Knee, Fants, -sizes 4 to 14 years, 3!c value, price, only 17c I'AIH. A ROUSING OVERCOAT SALE AS TIMELY AS IT IS SAVING. Men's and Youns Men's line Import ed Vicuna and Oxford Mixtures in the new French back and form flttlnir (styles Values up to $20.00. Priced for this sale S10.95. Men's nnd Yountr Men's Oveien.nti. eiuial to the made to order kind. The stvle and finish are simply perfect, all hand made buttonholes, trimmed with the very best silk and Kntln throughout. No one can show them for less tlinn $15.00 to $13.00. Our make-room price S7.95. Men's and Younsr Men's Winter Overcoats, of Meltons, Kerseys and Frlezos made and trimmed In the most stylish manner, full length. Theso Overcoats were made to sell for $12.00. For this sale SG.95. Men's and Younpr Men's Winter Overcoats, Hoft Kersey Overcoats In dark rey, blue and black, made up handsomely, nil double stitched, pos itively fast colors, slroiifr Italian sleeve lining and with Rood wide pip. luff. An excellent overcoat for $3.00. 1'rlced for ten days only S4.95. Men's nnd Youns Men's Ovorcoata, well made, durable p.nd stylish. All --ewed with linen and silk thread all cidors. Guaranteed value J7-50. For this Kreat sale S3.95. 50 Men's t'lstcrs in black, Kiey nnd Oxford Friezes. Values $S.00. $10.00 'and $12.00. Priced at S4.95 and S7.95. Grey Covert Wind and Waterproof Coat, doublo breasted, hldi Corduroy collar. The $1.73 kind. Specially priced 98c. Men's Heavy Grey Irish Frieze Iteef ers; sizes 35 to .14. Usually $1.50. For this occasion S2.95. Kxtraordlnary Pant values $1.75 Heavy Work Pants, cut to SOc. Kxtr.i heavy wool Pants, $2.00 value at Sf 1.2.1. All wool full cloth Pants, $2.50 val ue at sjt.nfl. Special values In Dress rants at $i.!. S2.is, x.io to $:i.ns. $2.00 Corduroy Pants cut to $l.u. UNDERWEAR UNDERPRICED Reduction sale values a less than wholesale prices. .10u for Men's Jaeff.ir Sanitary Fleece. Lined 50c Underwear. 7!ic for Natural Wool Underwear, usually $1.00. !)So for Finest All Wool Double HreasteJ Underwear, usually $1.50. 2le for Hoys' Heavy Grey Hlbbed Fleeced Underwear, 29c value. Ladles' Heavy Sanitary Ulcere Lin ed Underwear, 50c value, for n2e. 23o for Ladies' Fine Fleeced nibbed Jerrcy Vesta and Pants that are ex tra 39c value. 7!)e tr Ladles' Ulno Hed nnd Nat ural All Wool Underwear that are cheap at $1.25. Children's Heavy Fleeced 25 cent Underwear at 21c. Men's 15c Wool Mixed Hose, priced at flu pair. Men's All Woo! Shaker Hose, 20l valuo for 124o. Men's Extra Heavy Homo-made Yarn Socks, factory knit, 35c valuo for JOc. Not more than threo pairs to a cu.Homcr. Ladles' and Children's 124c Fleeco Lined Hose, fie. Ladles' Heavy All Wool Itlhbed Hoso, Hoc Krade, for 12 '.to pnlr. Boys' nnd Men's Heavy Woolen Mittens, 35c valuo for IDc pnlr. Hoys' Buckskin Faced and Calfskin Mittens, at Iflo and 2.1c pnlr. Special Children's All Wool Heavy nibbed Hose, 25a value at 12VSc pnlr. Ladles' $1.39 Outlnij Nlffht Dresses, reduced to GOc. MORE MONEY-SAVING ITEMS Men's Heavy Double Hieasted Mini Flannel Shirts; were $1.50, now priced at 98 Cents. Men's Fine Gray Flannel Shltts, $1.50 value, priced to 89 and 98 Cents. Men's Fine All Wool Sweaters, S9o and $1.00 crudes, priced to 48 Cents. Men's $1.25 Wool Sweaters. Priced now 69 Cents. $1.25 All Wool Sweaters at 89 Cents. 10c Hed and Blue Handkerchiefs, 3 Cents. White Handkerchiefs, 2 Cents. Pollen and Firemen's Suspender., the 25c kind, 15 Cents. Genuine President Suspenders, 35 Cents. Hoys' Suspenders, 6 and 9 Cent's. Men's Winter Caps at 25c, 45c and 696. Hoys' Heavy Giay Winter Caps, 35c value, for 19 Cents. Men's Heavy Blue Jersey Shirts, f,9c value, nt 48 Cents. ASTOUNDING OFFERINGS IN WOMEN3 SUITS & COATS. SUITS AT HALF PRICE. Not ordinary factory made Suits, such as arc usually offered nt salo prices, but the very best product of a Fifth Avenue Lndlcs' Tailor who Is famous for the rare taste lie displays nnd the excluslvencss of his crea tions SG.70 f,,r Ladles' All -Wool Pony Cont Suits In plaids and fancy mix tures. Skirts with pleats and folds. Wei-e $12 00. $9.80 for lnutlfully tailored Broad cloth Suits In Mack, Brown nnd fancy Broadcloths. Were $15.00; make room price $U.SO. S12.60 v''c ,lr'' showluK fine nrn.nl cloth and Fancy, Mixed Suits In the fitted 27-in. length. Prince Chap ami Pony si-ml-ntted styles that nre reg ular $20.on vnlues. Unprecedented bargains in Women's and Misses' Lontf Coats. Sharp In ducements for immediate buying. Lonp Coats In all wool mixtures, lonK loose styles, made to sell for $7.30. We have many of them, so have them marked $3,85, All sizes. $4.80 fo:' choice of all wool Man nish Mixtures In 4S and 50 In. Coats; also Black Kerseys and Cheviots, val ues up to $10.00. All priced at JW.Sw. 55,30 tr a lnrffo variety of the .ntwist mixtures and Kerseys, all ex tra lon?, values up to $12.00. $6.90 ,or nn Wf)o1 Black Broad cloth Coats, full lined, 52 inches loni?. braid trimmed, newest style, rlpplo back, $15.00 value; reduction price SiS.HO. At $9,80 our whowlne; of Tine Broad ( ioUi and Kersey Coat3 Is unsurpnss "I All the new colors In loose and filled backs, olYerlnn savings of from r 00 to $10.00 on a coat. M'KCIAI, 20 all wool 30 in. Black Cheviot Coats, $15.00 value. Very spo- .35.80. A great showlne; of Ladles' and Misses' Skirts priced nt 1,Q8 $2.98 n i.. $4,40 1 Cheviots, Panamas and V'ancy Mixtures. Infants' and Children's Coats to bo unloaded at 98c. $1.49. -$1.95 to $4.40' s'"os 1 year to 11 years. LIST OF SPECIAL OFFERINGS Font Our Pry Good Dept. nt n SnvlnR of JNarly BO per Cent. B0 pairs White and Gray 10-4 Blan kets, SOc value, for 53 Cents Pair. 75 Double Covered Comforters, $1.J0 value, for 79 Cents Pair. 100 Flna Black Mercerized Petti coats, newest style, $1.25 vnlue, for 59 Cents. Only one to a customer. 100 genuine Hydeprrade. Heather bloom Skirts, regular $2.50 prrade; price $1.69. Great Bargains In Shirt Waists. Waists at 7gCi worth $1.25. $2.00 Waists at $1,33, $2.98 Waists at $1,69. 25 Black Taffeta Silk Waists, $1.50 valuo; for this sale $2.49. SELECTED FURS AT BARGAIN PRICES Wo call attention to our present showInK of Furs with real pride. We have put a groat deal of thought and caro and expcrlenco Into the selection of the pieces and the collection shows it. The stock Is compi ehenslve, cov ering every grade from the lowest priced reliable to the costliest that the market affords. Hare values In full length Furs from 2.8H to 8.!t nnd the finest $13 to $25 Furs will be sold at $9,98 to $16 98 Kxcellent values In Boas nt 98c $i.49. 81.98 ani1 $2.95. A MIGHTY SAVING SALE OF SHOES AND RUBBERS. , A word to the buying public about this rapidly growing- department of The Bed 4C. Shoe purchasiis who have not tried our shoes wonder how we can give these prices, and Imagine because we advertise prices so much less than regular shoe dcnlers that tho goods arc inferior. Wo state f.,r their enlightenment that we ci-'y only the most reliable brands of shoes and rubbers, such as nice ,v Hutehlns' "Walton Shoes" for children and tho celebrated "Packard" Shoes. Wo !SB Kuarantoe ,-. e.v .,a,- of shoes and rubbern v . ,u Rv0 K ntnv for any iinatimnetory ones. Wliat s moro fair? If 0U w-ant your dollars to go farther In foot wear, try us. Just note theso prices and then com paro them with regular shoo dealers In Mlsne.' ftn,i chit iron's S.toes nre two remarkable lines at fjgG and ggc tha are usually sold for $1 00 and $1.2.-.. At Sl lg and 51,48 are stvb In Mlnsi-i' Shoes sold elsewhere f f 1.75 and $2 00. Men's Durable Shoes. Ilemarkal-r. values nt Slil7 $14g nnr, $Lge nre values in regular shoe store.-- n SI. 50, $2 no and $2.50. Boys' Shoes for school or dres wear nre marked at fJ9Ci 93Ci 519 ,ln 10 S1.98. Infants' Soft Sole Shoes, all color- 19c. Ladles' Pure Gum Rubbers, the rn kind, for 37c, Ladles' Storm Rubbers, worth 30. fnr 39c. Children's and Misses' Rubbers m 25c. 28c. 33c 35c. Men's Pure Gum Rubbers at fjgc a,Rl 75c. Men's best quality Rolled Kilt," Rubbers, worth $1.00, at g3c. Men's Henvy Rubber Knee H.ots, worth $3.50, priced at $2,98. Men's Heavy Arctics, worth ") j". :it 98c. Men's Storm Alaska?, the. $1 00 kin for 79c. Men's Heavy One-Buckle and Lace Hurons, priced at $1,33, Men's Heavy Duck, one Umkle ' Lace Hurons, priced $1,(53, Regular price $2.00. Ladles' Storm Overshoes Priced . 1 59c. Men's and Buys' Knit Wool sins. Priced at 39c, 4gCi G9c & 83c. Ladles' Warm Heaver and F(it Shoes; great values ut 755 98c $1.19 aI,J $1.39. Men's at S1.25. In Ladles' Shoes the exe-pti..tuil ..f ferlns begin at for styles tn.it usually sell for $1.23, and rang" it $1.17. $1.48. $1.98 S2.69. 38, 40, 42, 44 AND 46 CHURCH STREET, BURLINGTON, VERMONT lTT4.'lyWie H, H, HOWE KILLED HIMSELF Mtillnnil Ilu.tneHM ?lliin UcMpninlrut over III Health Left Vole Milting lie Wni Worn (Int. Putl.ind, Dee. 1 Despondent because if continued 111 health, Illnim II. Howe, no of the mist '.rnmlnenl Masons of 1 s State, shot and killed himself In a 1 n at his home on Maple street yes terday In one of his pockels was found a moe stating that he was tired and ty( rn t mil took this means of ending It t'l Mr Howe was a native of Rutland "id a nit 7 years old. lie succeeded li's fa'lmr here us a wholesale confec tioner At 11 40 this forenoon Mr. II own toll Artlvir Brown, his brother-in-law, who alt..) works nt thn store, that he was gnng he.tii.-, and Brown drove to tho hruse ih iisu.nl soon after 12. On push ng open thn stable door Mr. Brown found the body of Mr. Howo ly I ir In front of n horse stall. He had wrapped n blanket mound his hend to deaden tho sound of the explosion nnd nnd llred a bullet from a new 32-callber revolver. It Is believed dentil was In stantaneous, Mr Howe Is survived by a wife, n son and a daughter, lie was past grand Junior deacon of tho Masonic grand lodge of Vermont, past district deputy grand ina'ter of the fourth M-isoniu dls trlet and a member of KUIlngtou com mandery. Knights Templars; Cairo tem ple, A. A O, N. O. M. S nnd tho Rut Innd Mnsonle association, owner of the Rutland lemplc. WAS PROMINENT IN THE l LIFE OF HARDWIOK. ' of the Hon. John H. George was held here yesterday afternoon nnd wis ai-gcly attended. J'udgo George died on Thanksgiving day, nfter an Illness of about two months, In his 75th yenr. He was horn In Topsham and came to this village in 1S52, where for over half a century ho had been Identified with tho best interests of tho village. He had hold many town offices and for many years was In the mercantile business. In 1SS2 he was elected as sistant Judge of Caldlonia county and In 1SSS ho represented Ilardwlck i the Legislature. Ho was a charter member of the Lamoille lodge of Odd Fellows and also a prominent Mason. Mr. and Mrs. George celebrated their golden wedding December 24, 1500. Ho leaves besides a wife, two children, Mrs. W, C. Kinney of Plnlnfleld, N. J., nnd J. II. Georgo of Providence, R. I. ABOUT ALL THE LAWYERS HAVE BEEN RETAINED. bury at.d a c-ise In Haidwicl: will be IneMlRated where two parties have lived together as huiband and wife Illegally. Tho man, James O'Connell, is now In Jnll awaiting his trial and the woman, Mrs. Peter Blouln, was arrested nt Ilardwlck November 14 for selling In toxicating lleiuor and Is now sorvlng a year's sentence at tho workhouse at Rutland. O'Connell has a wife nnd chll- drcn Ilvlnr; In Massachusetts. I Kllsht May, the State's attorney's I partner, will look nfter the criminals during Mr. Hill's absence ns he goes to Bennington Monday to defend the plaintiff In the ense of the Drew Daniels Granite company vs, It. W. Weld of Chicago and C. F. Hiding of Benning ton. Thn suit Is brought to recover the contract price of the Hullng-Cai tor vault recently erected at Bennington. Tho case Interests the crnnlte dealois SANK DEAD IN HIS CHAIR. 'a chaise with great g -nry at Gettys burg, he received a iptr.in's comm. s ! Eiou. I Coming to Vermont '-. 1SC0, Capt. Tay- lor has been prnmhien' Jn State G. A. , R. circles, and was u ir 0f the most ; popular camptlro speak, is. At tho time of his deflth ho wns e.immander of the E. 11. Btoughton post .,f Hellows Falls, I and was many years Its chaplain. Ho I drilled the first comnany of cadets at I Vermont Academy. Capt. Taylor was al.o for n years tho secretary of tho local King Solomon Temple lodge. F. and A m. He was a Knight Templar, an o,u reiirw and a member of the Knlcht- ,,f Pythias, Ho was it favorite after-dinner speaker at nil the lodges' foelal gatherings, and al ways addressed tho loral public schools on Memorial day as long as his health permitted. tlast Hnrdwkk, Dee. 1, Tho funeral M. .liitiiiMhiiry Water Ciisr Will lie n Feature of Caledonia Count,- Court Kill Will I'mxrcutc lor Siiile. SI. .lohnsbury, Dec. 1, Tho December term of Caledonia county court, which convenes Tuesday, will have soera! Im portant State cases for Its consider.-,-tlon. The most Important will be the suit In chancery against the village trustees of St. Johusbury and nbout Mi patrons of the village water system. Tho suit Is brought by the State board of health and eUtonicy-Oenernl Hits will conduct the trial nsslhled by State'n Attorney Hill. A jout all the lawyers In St Johusbury have been emsployed cither by tho village or the Individual respondents in tho suit nnd some Inter esting law points will bo brought out nt the trial. Thero are also four cases of burglary against tho Lallbcrty boya of St. John- Sudden i;uil of Cnpl, W. II. Tnylor of! j Ilrll.nvs FiiIIn, j I Bellows Falls, Dec. 1 The funeral of Cupt. William H. Taylor, a prominent1 G. A. R. man, villi be held at tho Fltst Baptist Church to-morrow afternoon at two o'clock under Masonic aunplcles. Captain Tnylor had bee,n 111 of heart dis ease, for six ycaiH but during tho day yrlday he was unsunlly cheery. Death catno that evening while he was con versing with his faintly after supper A deep sigh escaped him and he fell Lack In his chulr dead. He leaves n wife and two tons, William lleniy, Jr., of this place and Charles Klgln of Living, stone, Mont. , ! Capt. Tnylor was a native of Corn wall, Conn., and enlisted from theio n oergeunt in Co. I of tho 6th Connecticut volunteers. Ho lemnlned In tho sorvlcn 13 months and fought In many of lliu battles. At Hull Run Jm was wounded jUiid left on tho Held for doatl. Leading DEMANDS FOR NEW SCALE OF PRICES. (irnnlle Cutlers, 1'olMi,.,., ,,.,, '!'" WHUl 10 (Vllt ,ol,r ,, Men In Tnlu Clllrs Inlm-itc d. Montpelier, Dec. l.The granlto cutters, polshers, lumpers, boxers and derrick-men's unions of tnH oHy tUll Harre tiled yesterday afternoon their den-vands for u bill of prices to take thn place of thn one under which they nro now working which expires March 1 next. Under tho terms nr this con tract any proposed changes must bo tiled three months before the ld bill of 'prices expires. As Intimated In the f,uu Press sev eral days ag". tli' granite cutters ask fe.r 40 cents an hour Instead of .17 i cents under whirl, they nro now work ing, with weekly payments, a Satur day half holiday the year lound, which, with an eight-hour day, would makn 45 hours per week. The polishers and sharpeners make demands which are Identical with thoso of tho cutters. The lumpers, boxers and derrlckmeu sk for 33 1-3 cents per hour Instead of 27 ',4 cents which they nro now re ceiving, with other conditions tho sanvo as for the cutters, polishers and shar peners. As a counter proposition the Gran ite Manufacturers' association de mands of tho union a continuance for five years from March 1 next of tho bill under which they nre now work ing, and those demands were yesterday mailed to the different unions. After the propositions on both sides have been thnroghly discussed t Is prob able that .commltces from tho Manu facturers' association and from the different unions will get together to confer on the matter. Nearly 4,000 workmen In the two cities will bo af fected by the chango, If any change Is made. rijJUljljTIiJJ rouLTKY rot O O OOP o o o o o o What Potslttymcn Say About It: I, WILL KEEP LAKE OPEN. ClllinilliiiiN lo llnv Icebreakers (u Fit. clllliitr .Movement of bent. Ottawa, Out,, Dec. l.Tho Canadian government will work ice breakers In Lake Superior to permit navigation as long as the Soo canal Is open. The Uni ted States government will leave Its lnki signals In place ns long as the Canadian government iisks. This will be dono to prolong tho move ment of the wheat crop whloh would ordinarily bn chocked ns soon ns the Ice forms In I-nke -Superior. . ! full of glass splinters but ho wns un injured by tlio fall and his glasses trere not even knocked off his nose. 1 did not wish to give his name and didn't. Nothing Better Than Page's Perfected Poultry Food. " nations should vary with the different seasons. Some kind of animsl food is nec essary at all times, and I have found nothing better or handier than Paso'a Perfected Poultry Food." D. . I.AM11LHT, AFlJoniiui,-, It. I, Doubles the Number of Eggs, "We hae been fnr some lime using your IYi-fccted Poultry Kond with such good rcsultn tint ne thought It u proper tiling to tell you. It keeps our hens In good laying condition, and, we think, doublet the nufnber of egg i. Peine In good condition, lice do not trouble." A. A OLMS1 KAD, So, Newbury. Vt. The Best Poultry Food. " I can truly say that Tare's Perfected Poultry Food l the beit Poultry Food that I eer fed my hen.." .S, I'.. IT.NOYr'.U, ConsUutia, N, Y. A First-Class Article. " 1 hare found Page's Perfected Poultry Fond to lc a f int-claai article, I feed It the year round. Chicks need it when they are ginning; pullets need It when they are lay Ins, and later, durlne the moulting period, is a great help." C. A. imOWNI.NO, Appon.-iug. 11. 1. Best on the Market. 'We use Pago's Perfected Poultry Food and find it the best on the market." F.. S. COI'wSIJ, W. .Nortlltlcld, MiK If you cannot got tho Food nt homo, Bend us $2.00 for a CO-lb. sack, or $1.00 for a 125-lb. sack, froiffht prepaid to your railroad station. CARROLL S. PAGE, Hyde Park, Vermont. OOi WE DO JOB .ii, IUU vw 1. .aji i. PRINTING. I'HEE PUF.SS ASSOCIATION. I I i p s I 1 '1 if Hi 01 1 !.? f7 V! I- i 8