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TUB BURLINGTON PRESS AND TIMES: THURSDAY, JANUARY 1, 1914.
sift fir m m
Annual Christmas Parly Satur
day al Shclhurne House.
Eiitrrtiiliimcnt by Artists from eiv
urli, ii nils by Church C'lmlr nml
Ilcl'rcshnionls. Tluilc Ulrnlnit
A .arge guthirlng was In attendance
Inst .-.itiinlnv evening lit the annual
' hnstniii- cntr rtnlntiiont s'veri by Dr.
i il Mm V. riewnrd '"W at Hholburno
IIom Tin- entertainment, which lasted
i mi H' i to nine, was opened In the main
) i' bv ri-.it- rti'! Illinois brought up from
N York, who amused the audience with
m T music magic uinl monologUP. The
1:1 'lrii iK eor.fdstlng of marly then
r i.sscd in tlm npnelous rtlnliii? room whro
a "j-mot spruce, nurKi.-om.My uceoraic.
nrr surro'inoc.i t.y nn nmpio wagon ""',,.,, lirll nI1 n,Wr.Hs by the rector, the.
of tovs suited to children of all aires. nr
71- d ns rn.ue substantial gifts for tlm
jC-ownups, was the eentir of attraction.
After carols bv 'he Shc'burno eholr, Mrs.
"Webb pei'soniiMy dlstrlbtited tno frlfts with
a eh'erfol (rr''t)ut; nml well wlsbe.s to
eaeh reelpfent and alter more carols the
nosno chanscd to the lnr;e corridor halt,
whern many irood things to eat anfl drtnlt
wto Hcrved bv the house staff.
The chrlyrmns entertainment, which
has been an annuol affair now for over
li yearn, Is rjlven by Dr. nnl Mrs. Webb
primarily for the farm empl'vo of lone
seniee, and employes of Ions or short
tervlee. ivhcifc rtutloa briiic them in more
or 1"sf nontact with tho family. U li
nlso participated In by nil the membere of
tne r.imllj and invited Buests. maKln-4 "P
tbe rnlMny house party, tho exchange or
tbelr Rifts being Intermingled with those
of the ( mployes nnd the wholo atmos
rhi r '- on" of pood eliecr and gool will
i .r i 1 The Immediate family of Dr. and
Mrs Wi bH. consisting of Mr and Mrs
Ttiilp'i Pulitzer Mr. and Mrs .lames Wat
mn Wibli, Mr. alio Mrs. V. Seward
"Wor1!. .fr , nni! Mr. nti'' Mrs Vanderbilt
V i and tlm seveinl gi andchlldren were
rll n tendance; luro Major C5. Crelgh
ton We'.b. Mr. and Mrs. K. Kdgerton
IVd and daughter, Parnh. J. Louis
AVe Mr nnd Mrs. J. II. IMrdy, 'Mr.
nnd Mrs iTeorge lllrd and Jonathan
CHURCHES HAVE TREES.
Obiere rhrlstiuaH ulth I'xerelses mid
Present for Children.
i h ifn.is exercises nt the First Church
w. n h. hi Heeemlier lit In the afternoon ,
from t' w until live o'clock for the prl
mar iliildnn nnd tho cradle roll and in
the . vrning for the older children. At
the afternoon exercises Santa Clans aji
pear.l. and the eliildren played games,
nfter which leu cream and cake were
The venlng exercises were held also
in t'u parish house, nnd consisted of
speaking, singing and giving presents and
eandv The out-of-door Christmas tree
was n a complete success, owing to the
storm "r the night before, which wet the
eli tfii i onie'cllon-' in tin tree and pre
rent 1 Its Illumination until a late hour,
nhrii n-n-t of the people present had gone
horn. Honfires. however, furnished
no m t for the vnung folks
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OR MAGICAL BEAUYIFIER
nnmOTBt Tn, Plmrl(.
Raid anil skin lllistsss,
ml Trjr blenilio on
beauty, aod deCss J
tretion. It has stood
the tent n( (A r r, mil
Inn harmlMi w tut
It to b naro It In pro
perly ms'la. Accept no
counterfeit of Iruilir
rums. Dr. I. A.Hsrra
tlil to lsdr or Ilia
hiutlnn ( pstlent):
"A you ladlH will ma
them, I recommend
(th least harmful ef alt the skin preparatloni."
At nriirl"M ant Department stores
Fem. T. Hopkins & Son. Props., 37 Croat Janet SI . N.Y. C.
ST. PAUL'S CHURCH.
The usual prr-Chrlslm se.-.iros r.'ere
held at St. Pull's Ohurch cliirtp. tho aft
ernoon. The primary department, under
direction of Donennnoss loillsa, gave a
prom n m of reeltiitlons, enrols njid hymns
at ?-30 i. m.t when the little children had
t.bo!. Christinas tree The service for the
older eliildren was held nt 4:30 In the
thureli, and consisted of tho usual Christ-
m(13 ,.v(.nlnK exorcises, with carola
Rev. Or. George Y. Miss Following this,
the choir and school niirchod lrjto the
parish house, rhM tho Christmas treo
ivas awaiting thorn.
IJNITA JUAN CHUHCH.
The Chrlstmns celebration at tho Uni
tarian Ohurch was held at t:X o'clock,
.villi a large number of Interested specta
tors prvsent. Two large tres on the
platfo.-m were brllllajitly lighted and
decorated, and behind them, with tho
entrance concealed by another tree, was
the home of ' Mr. tanta Clans." In addi
tion to the siup.iiig of carols by th school
there were recitations by Merrick Macoin.
ber. Janet Heecher, Buel I'ayne, Jtcltha
Ilicbanlson. Norman iparhawk. Frank
Hilda I'.lchariison, Lyle Jacob".
Lelgbtor. Sanders, Ports Sornborger.
Kvelyn Canning. Elizabeth Marshall,
Holene Smith, Madeline Papln and Mar-1
After the exercisers the tree which
guarded the home of St. Nick was remov
ed and In response to a ring at the bell
the good old soul appeared and assisted
the pastor the ltev. C. J. Staples, in the
distribution of gifts. Incidentally, several
remarked that Santa Cl.ius's voice re
sembled that of Seth P. Johnson, V. V.
SNOW AND WIND.
Comblnntloii Put Trolley Curs Out
CoiiiimIhsIiiii nnd Urlftrd ItoniU.
The severest snow storm which ha-s vis
ited Hurllngton In two years arrived Fri
day mornlnf. putting the street car
service out of commission and delaying
the trains to some extent The storm wa.s
accompanied by a strong north wind.
The snow began tarly in the morning
and a rapid fall In temperature took place
about the same time The entire street
department was engaged In an effort to
make the sidewalks passable but the wind
caused drifts so inpldly that th" work
was only partially successful.
The Traction lompany felt the storm
badly for the leason that the snow
nlnnchs were crippled and were
repeatedly stalled. Part of the
! lime th" ploughs were towel by tt'il-
ley cars and for this reason a car was
delegated to run nt each end and tow the
plough along. During the later part of
the forenoon the service was completely
demoralized, but townrd evening the cars
began to run with regularity.
The railroad trains during the day were
not bad but as night approached most of
them were late. The New Kngland States
Limited was an hour nnd a half late ns
was the train over the Central Vermont
due at The ltutland road was more
fortunate and none of the trains was
nioie than an hour nnd a half late. The
;i.K bound south, and the afternoon mail
arrhed on time.
At Malletls Hay the storm was espe
cially severe. The bay offered a clean
sweep for the wind and the roads wen
drifted so that they were almost Impas
sible. Th" residents therj call It the
worst .storm which lias come along in in
ears. All of those who . niltavoreil ti
drive were obliged to lead their horses
.-li I then bad ilitTlcnltv In fi lling the ani
mals through the drifts for the wind blew
ti, tnow .n '.he faces of tht hjises in a
way to frighten them. took one ma i
three hours to drive fn n l urllngtun out
there when his usual time '.s .V mlrnitis.
The four coiners seemed to be abaut th.
worst piare. Tho fall of snow was not
very heavy but the wind cnused tho
IS YOUR DIAMOND REAL?
eirrnl Knsy AVnjn lo Discover the
You may learn how to tell the dlf
fererce between a real diamond and
an Imitation by reading a translation
from a German technical Journal.
Tho experienced eyo does not find It
dllTTcult to decldo whether a ntono Is
genulnn or not, for the faces of real
dlamoni .-.re seldom so regular us
those of iln Imitations. With tho
latter the greatest caro la taken, In
grinding, to po'lsh and smooth tho
whole stor.u so that thero will bo no
Irregui-irtty In tho rcllectlar., or re
traction of the light.
A iiecriisary tool for testing Is tho
file, which ennnot scratch a real dia
mond, although It quickly leaves Its
mark on nn Imitation. Hotter than
tho file Is the sapphire, for tho sap
phire Is tho next hardest stone to tho
diamond. Any stono that a sapphire
can scratch Is assuredly not a dia
mond. If you put a small ilrnp of wator on
the upper faco of , a brilliant, anl
touch It with tho point of a pencil,
the drop will keep Its rounded form,
but the Htone will remain clean anil
dry In the enso of an Imitation, tho
drop Immediately spreads out.
Plunge a diamond Into water and t
will be plainly visible and will glitter
through tho liquid; but an Imitation
stone Is almost Invisible. If you look
through a diamond, ns through a bit
of glass, at a black dot on a sheet of
whlto paper, you will sen one single
point clearly If you boo several
points, or a blur of blnek, It Is un lint
tatlon. The whlto sapphire, tho whlto
topaz and rock-crystal aro often sold
as diamonds, but Imitations aro more
commonly of jrlass. Literary Digest,
VOU.VC. WO.MF.Ni NUMHIIH SUni'IUS-
Tho number of young women who suf.
fer with weak back, dizzy and nervous
spells, dull headache and wcarlnesB Is
surprising. Kidney and bladder Ills ciuib
these troubles, but If Folo. Kidney Pills
nr tnken as directed rellof follows
promptly, Rnd the Ills disappear. Con
tain no habit forming drutrs. J. W.
Your "lost" ad Is the nrst thlni; In the
JLu&BCr (Jjal Uui JJrjrluc ,UJ.jr-l.
LONGEST SCHEDULE IN YEARS
Varsity Raseball Team Will
Play XI Games.
fiinthrrn Trip (n He Taken In Mnreli
during Krister Vnrntlon First
1 1 imi f (iiiim- April SI Mlth
Mannger Howard Mown of the Univer
sity of Vermont baseball team last night
announced the spring seh-d.ile, which Is
the longest to be played by the varsity
In a number of years. It consists of P.3 i
gntneo. Tho dates are so arranged, how
over, that this can ho accomplished wttli
a minimum of loss of time from studies
by the team The schedule nearly ap
proaches the scheme which has been
striken for during many Hn(.onn and
should do much toward developing a suc
cessful team ficorgc Wlntor will have
chiirgo of the coaching.
Tho southern trip will ho made during
tho IJuBtor vacation ro that nine gamca ,
of the 33 can be disposed of in this man-j
Iter. Tho trip will give the te.im ample I
preparation for the home games and In
cludes a stay of five days in Washington,
D. C. The game with Oeorgetown In
Hurllngton Is on Founders' day. while
St Lnwrono.ii and tnn Massachusetts Ag
gies como Jurln:; Junior wnk Manhat
tan la on M"morloI day and the Dait-
mouth, Williams, Chluerw University and I
alumni games will be played at com-!
mencement time. The game.i to b.i plaved !
on daya when there lit college work are
therefore only lit Vermont Is also for
tunate tn bejurlne; games with Vale and
Harvard at n time of year when the
team should be at Its best. In former
years the games have been played be-
fore the boys became accustomed to out
door ball, and victories have therefore
There Is a wealth of material on hand,
Including a number of old men. Among
these are Captain Horry, Malcolm, May
forth, Maiden, (lallaglier, l'raser, Lyons,
Llnnelian and Fllzpatrlek. The old men
will have to hustle, however, to keep their
positions against a host of new men who
come here with a knowledge of the game.
F.veryone will be given a show, and prac
tice will probably begin about February 8.
The schedule Is as follows:
March 'X Trinity at Durham, N. C.
.March 27 North Carolina A. and M.
at Halelgh, N. C.
March !K University of North Carolina
nt Chapel Hill. N. f
March ."0- Washington and Lee at Lex
Marcli .11 University of Virginia nt
April 1 rjeorsetown at Washington.
April I Mt. St. Mary's at F.mmltshurg,
April C Washington Americans at
April I Catholic University at Wash
ington. April 21 Colby at F.urlington.
April iV-Colby at Hurllngton.
April Z Syarcuse I 'nlvei slty at ll.ir
llngton Mny 1 firorcetown at Hurllngton
May I Penn. State at Hurllngton.
May 7 Dartmouth at Hanover.
May n-Mlddlobury at Mlddlebury.
May 13 mhcrst at Amherst
May 14 Harvard at Cambridge.
May if) Tufts at Hurllngton.
May 21 St Lawrence University at
Mny 23 Mass. Aggies at Hurllngton.
May 2'-Coigate at Hamilton.
May 27 Cornell at Ithaca.
May .10 Manhattan at Hurllngton
June 1 Colgate at Hurllngton.
June 4 Holy Cross at Worcester
June 5 Mass. Aggies a I Amherst.
June 6 Vale at New Haven.
June 13 Middteburv at Hurllngton.
June ST Dartmouth at Hurllngton
June 22 Williams at Williamstown.
June 23 Chlnesi University of Hawaii
June 21 Alumni.
A PPRUCIATnD IN FI!NCi;.
The Lo Hipolln building, situated on
a wharf beside the Seine river. Paris,
France, was recently roofed with our
Compo-rubber roollng. Samples free.
Strong Hardware Co.. Hurllngton, Vt.
COLLINS NOT SIGNED YET.
.so Pllelirr An lilts Action
Hay Collins was In Hie city Sunday
from his Colchester farm and w hen asked
If hn had signed up for another season
with the Hed Sox, replied tha; he had
not and gave his leasons by explaining
his connection with the baseball fratern
ity, of which be Is a Vice-president and
member of tho advisory board. Tho
fraternity lias a membership of between
40D and 50u members and It Is doubtful if
any of the members will sign contracts
until the association and the baseball
officials have met and agreed on terms
for the future.
The association Is composed of the play
ers of the American, National and Inter
state leagues and American association,
nnd Is striving for tho betterment of
conditions for the big league playeis. Tho
advisory board will meet the olllclals In
New York city on January 3 and then
the course to be adopted will be decided.
The fraternity is strong enough so that
affairs will doubtless remain at a stand
still until an agreement has leen reached.
Collins Is In charge of the Hoston bunch
und only four have been signed up for
that aggregation as yet. Of these Uirry
Gardner Is ono but he Is In lino for the
reason that he signed for a term of
years last season, before nnythlng like
the fraternity was In tho air. Of course
ho will not be naked to violate his con
tract. Joo Wood signed but at thu tlmu
ho placed his signature ho did not know
of the hold off, nnd Collins was unable
to communicate with him before tho
terms were mnde, Wagner and Foster
are the other two and the latter was In
jured fco thnt he really hud no other re
course. An attempt to secure Clcotte was
made Friday without success.
Other members of the advisory hoard
are: Rculbach, another Vermont man,
Henry of Washington and Daubert of
Hrooklyn, who with Collins constitute tho
There Is no doubt but that Collins will
bo In demand this season nn account of
last year's work. He Is characterized by
Umplro Kvans as tho equal of Walter
Johnson und has tho distinction of win
nlng two out of three games In which
Johnson was tho opposing pitcher. All
throe of these wcro decided by a score
of ono to nothing and one gamo went J6
Innings. In Kvans' statement hn speaks
of the contrast In tho work of the two
men. Johnson, with his gieat speed auH
fast breaking curvo, looks extremely hard
to lilt, nnd Is, Collins arrives at the same
results but by entirely different methods
,Ht Jll il VWV t.iMlit.wri uiitwul, with u
Joop, the loop curvo and a stow ball that
Id very puzzling. To tho batter and the.
spectator ho looks easy to hit, but tho
records show otherwise According to
Umpire Uvan, players have not yet found
out that Collins' pitching Is what makes
tlietn fall down, but attribute tlielr puny
gioundcrs and pop Mies to everything
from haul luck to dust In tlielr eyes.
First llaHeinnn Knglo of the Hed Sox
sizes up tho work of the two men by say
ing "when Johnson Is pitching you see
little and hit at less. When Collins Is
pitching, lou see a wholo lot and hit at
OKOnOKTOWN. TEXAS J A. Kim
bro says: "For several years past Foley's
Honey and Tar Compound hoj been my
household remedy for alt coughs, colds
nnd lung troubles. It has given perma
nent relief In a number of cases oi ob
stinate roughs nnd colds." Contains no
opiates. Itefusu substitute. J. W. U'3u.
State Forest nf .11111 Acres Viirclinxed
III West Holland.
The Stp.te through State Forester A. F.
llawts purchased Satuiday of William
MuyncH of West Rutland nnd David H.
lllxler of Proctor about Ji acres of land
situate In the not thwest corner of West
llutland to lie used as a Mate forest. It
Is probable that the tract will be planted
with young evergreen trees of various
kinds ns has linen done with the Paid
mountain preserve acoulreil a short time
ago. Saturday's purchase gives the State
.ibout l.'.'oo acres of ltutland county land
for timber raising.
IN FAMILY" H'l YF.AltS.
The milling buslnes at Rt. Jnhnsbiiiw
nf which limine T. Irle is the head has
been in the lib- family for 1(0 yeais. Five
g neratlons hati been represented In the
' ondlict of the business since Tlniotli.
Ide III IMS gave up his farm in Lyndon
and bought a grist mill at Passumpsk, reived, the matter will riot lm fulK de
ihree miles below St. Johnsbury. elded."
- As to the probable action of the Cltv
FALSI; PItlCTUNSF. ACTION. Trust company, he ventures no opinion
After 13 witnesses had been hea d, An official of th" Merchants' National
Irvine A. Norcross uf llanlwick wa held bank expressed an opinion In concurrence
Friday In Harre city court In the sum of 'with thnt of Mr Hurgess, as to the ne
$1,J for appeaiance at the March term ' tlon of this InMlrritlnn. Hoth were agi eed
of Washington county court, charged with ' thnt there Is nocrs.-ltv for much ennsld
"ibtalnlng property under false pretenses, i ration of the matter before a derision
It Is alleged tlia- be fals-ly swore to the s re.ichrd and thnt the whole matter Is
possession of two horses and 10 cows In still permded with uncertainty,
purchasing an automobile ljst July. j M D. MeMahon. triasurer of the ("ham-
Mr. and Mrs. Chandler A. Ilrmvn of but are uncertain as to what we shall
Hrattleboro observed their golden d-do. After conferring with the Stite Imnk
illng Friday with a family reunion, the ng department and the other trust eom
llrst time In 10 yeais that the entile j panics, we shall be better able t,, judge."
family had been together. j K. I). Worthen, treasurer of th" Chit-
The annual Christmas dinner and tree."-nden County Trust company, dr-iln.s
for the mountain poor mar ltutland will 1 ,f' hazard "ven a gues- as to what action
In. held to-morrow In the llutland (Jrand llls wouM "" vlpw r,r f'lct
Armv ball. The affair Is civen under the 1 l"flt " expression of sentiment had been
auspices of the ltutland Humane society.
At the annual meeting Friday night
of the Montpeller branrh of the Ornnlte
Cutters International association, Alex
ander .McMillan was elected president.
C.eorge II. Heckett, a life-long resident
of Wllllainstown, and town clerk for 2S
yeais, died Saturday morning, aged M
years. Ills father hnd been town clerk
for nearly half a century.
Progress was made Friday at a hearing
at Hrattleboro toward bringing about a
new order of the public service com
mission for the abolishment of the rail
road crossing on Hrldge street. Another
hearing will be held Friday.
Standing near the track at the North
Hennlngtort station M.-s. Alice Carr was
hit on the arm by a freight train but
e-caped serious injury. She was thrown
against the statlun, the muscles of her I
right arm being badly wrenched. '
Tho chllJren In the towns of Lyn
don and Hurke were given a merry
Christinas by the generosity of Hon.
anil Mrs. Theodore N. Vail and Klmer
A. Darling. At Speedwell Farms Mr.
Vail had a large tree In his spacious
hall and presents for about Hlu chll- ,
dren. At Hurkelyn Hall Mr. Darling
had a big tree In his new creamery
building and about 100 children from
Hurke were tho recipients of his gen
erosity. Dr. 11. M. Smith of I.vndon- '
villi- impersonate 1 Santa Claus on
both occasions, the festivities at Mr
Villi's took place WediuMlay afternoon
and the celebration at Mr. Darling's
the evening fol'owing Christmas.
I'lin ItAHY IS CUTTING TfiKTIl
be sure and use that old and well- , ,,, . . , .,,..,,. , u m,,
tried remedy. Mrs. Wlnslow's Soothing I MlHS Ami1'' " r- Munson.
Syrup, for children teething. It ltev. Sister Ste Marte Marsel. Villa Har
soothes the child, softens the rrums. I i... , ...,,. v. miuo i-inn..,.!,..,., t.,..i.-
allays all pain, cures wind colic and
is trie uest rcmeuy ror uiarrnoea.
Twentv-tlve cents a nottle.
WHICH END OF A POST?
Fxperlinrnts Sbim It Tlnkes 0.1 1 lo
Dlffereiiee Hon Post In Srt.
It Is a very common belief among farm
ers that a post will last longer If set In
the ground the reverse of the way It grew
In the tree, In other woids, with the butt
end up. Accordingly, one sees many
posts, especially end nnd gate posts, with
the small end down.
The supposition Is that sap In a tree
Is always ascending, or at least that It
cusler for the sap to go up than down,
Consequently, It Is argued, turning a post'
upside down tends to prevent the rlso of
water, helps to keep the wood ill y nnd.
ibeieforo renders It less liable lo decay.
,s a matter of fact, sap or ivator can
(low In either direction with equal facil
ity and the popular notion to tho contrary
Careful experiments on the relative
durability of post timbers havo been
made by the Ohio Agricultural ICxperl
ment station and tlm above question was
considered. One fence til paitlcular con-
tallied l.'iO black locust posts, of which
were set with tho top end up, 3D with
the top end down, and 31 did not show
111 what position they were set.
At the end of 20 years 30 posts, or 10
per cent., were decayed. Of this number
15 were top up, 13 top down, and four
unilertermlned. In other words, one
third of those set top down rotted on,
ns compared with only a littlu over one
sixth of those set top up.
The ibcay of a post Is mostly at tho j
ground line, since It Is thero that the
conditions as to nlr and moisture are
most favorable to the development of
rot-c.iuslrig fungi. Other things Ixing
equal, the larger the post the longer It
inverting a post otien means putiing
the small end In the ground, nnd where
this Is done tlio time required to rot It
off Is less than where tho big end Is
If both ends are equally sound tho
larger should go In tho ground. If ono
end Is defective It should bo up, since
tho conditions above ground are many
times more favorable to durability than
Just at or below Ihe ground line. Selen
Ynu need not lose a pay day-lf you are
both an efficient worker und no effici,.e,t
BANKERS ARE UNCERTAIN
Not Likely lo Rush HeadlonR
into New Plan of Husincss.
Trust Ciinuiniilcs Likely (o Annlt Sne
ees of Ihe Scheme. National
Ilnnkn Miint (.rt Into Line
Hurllngton hankers are uncertain gen-j
orally ns yet In regard to the action which ,
will be tnken by their Institutions follow- ,
lug the passago of the new currency bill, j
The heads of several banks and trust com-,
panics say that It will be Impossible to
decide whether their houses will enter
the new plan or not, until copies of the
bill In tho form which It flnallv passed
Congress are received and examined. As
the sentiment of boards of directors has
not been expressed, the matter generally
Is In the air.
President Henry L. Ward nt the Hur
llngton Trust company sees no Imrmdlat
. necessity for tho participation of Stat
banks In the new currency plan, .mil i
thinks that these will In most cases await I
tilr, success or failure of the scheme. With1
j),,. national banks the ease Is dlffep ni
these being obliged tn enter Into the ii)a-
' t,.m within the time limit or lbnldate
( ,.,,d reorganize under the State laws, in1
order to continue business.
F. H. Hurges", president of the Ilnwat r
National bank and of the City Trust com
"The Howard National bank experts to
become a member of on uf the ri erv
b.inki. but until a ropy ol tile eurieiiev 1)111
as It passed both brunches of Congress
nn.i sltrncd In the ureslib nt
plain TrilM company of Wlnnnski, said:
"We think th" measure Is a good one,
mad" bv mernbeis of Hie board o' direo
t tor lie was optimistie. houev, r. as to
I banking conditions
cot tiirs that piti:vr..T m,i:i:i
These coughs aie wearing and if they
"hang on," i.m rui, one down pbvsically
and lower the ltal resistance to disease
Mr. Hob Ferguson. Sly Pine St., Clreen
Hay, Wis., writes: "I was greatly
tiruibled with ii bad cough that kept me
awake .light". Two .mall bottks of
Foley's Honey nnd Tar Compou id com
pletely cured me" J. W O'SulIllvan
' (Adv )
Holiday Hush of Mull l.rnirs Tinny j
,1'tters riielllllllell III I'ostuDlel.
List of unclaimed letti rs in ihe H.ir
"ugton postolllce for I e ,.-. i n ilng
December 27, lt13:
WOMUN S L S I'
Itessie Ainswortb. Mi" A I Ashley.
Mrs Mary K. Allen, Lillian llarrett",
.Miss ICIIz.ibeth Haker, Mrs. Fannie
Hullaid, Irma Cocke. F.va Dubuque, Mrs
S. A. Douglas, M s. A. W. Davis. Mrs.
Mary Fim-ss, Mis. John F. Yolks, Mrs
Annette J. Fleury, Maude Faulkner,
Madam Griffin. Alice M. Graves, MSs
Georgia Galnlso, Mrs. M. W. Hunter,
.Mrs Herbert Hall. Mrs lladley. lsab.-He
Hathaway, Miss Annie Heath, M.-s
Gratia Hammond, Mrs. P.. P. Harrington,
M!ss Lena Jerry, Mrs. Jacobs, Mrs.
Thomas A. Knapp, Miss Catherine
j Lamrey, Miss May Lamb (3), Mi.is Mamie
Vnan. Mrs. F.merle Lavetolre, Mrs.
Wllbuit Mirtln. Mrs. 'Catherine McGrath.
... ,.,' ,
i:. H. Parker, Mrs. H. H. He-iseque, Mrs,
Alice Robinson, Mrs. and M . Carlton G.
Hobbln, Lena Itoss, Goldle Itlx, Miss
Mary Shake, Mrs. K. K. .Steadman, Mrs.
Alfred Shnttuck, Mis. J. K. Smith, Agnes
Smith, Mrs. I. O. P. Smith, Mrs. K.
Lewis Sturtevnnt, Mrs. F. P. Stevens,
Miss Janet Spauldlng, Mrs Christy
Lassie. Mrs. It. D. Tebault, Mss ICmm.i
Wntklns, Mrs. Otis Williams, Lillian Wil
son, Mrs. C. Winrmll, Mrs. Nellie Wright,
Miss Grace Wright.
I A. F. Ash, rion. Alfred H Heers, Thos,
George Cnlln, David Coriiln,
lllmer Cowies, Will Carrhtan, Ldgar tail-
banks, Chns Ford, care Mr. lingers, M.
W. Unwind. Hall .V l.atliy, .las. .Me-
Donald, .1. K. Mead. v h. Mltiguy,
Stanley Maxwell, Leo M-utell . Horace
Masse, II. D. Osborne. P G. Phelps, ltev.
P. S. Phillips, F. ti. Raymond, T. J.
Heed, Alfied Hompray, G. I. Simmons,
Howard V. Smith. Fred Smith, Fred F.
Smith. Dr. Hubert Spear, Mr. Stewari
son. Roland C. Stabl, Jack Tyrrell, Win
Tinker, Fred Roberts, George K. Thles--en,
P. Wink, Young Photographer, A
Package rrom M. t oiunn, ingn point.
Packages for Mrs. Mary A. Rtder. Mrs.
into Kugene Itelmer, Mrs. Ju'-cpa
Hloako Arekeoisidpc, Mrs. Clais Davis,
Miss Mind ICustwood, Collies Gilbert, Mrs.
D. Harvey, Sgt. Hendson, Peter Kallnow
skl, Vladimir Laeovlz, Aazakpo Klppl
borobury i CANDIDATES APPOINTED.
11. Mlc to llnter .Viuy mid F.
Fnlte.l Slates Senator P. Hilling'
. , .,,. IM11,,.,i the following a ti
polntnieiiis of candidates to ent"r the
Annapolis Naval Academy and the wesi
Point Military Academy, as tho result of
tho examination neld at Montpelle- on
December 20: Principal to Naval Aciul
etuy, Cnsslus 11. Styles of South Hero;
first alKinate, Philip H. Hayden of Mont
peller. There was .10 second alternate.
StyleB Is a sophomore In the University
Military Academy: Prlmlpal, Fred A
Platte of West Rupeit; llrsl alternate.
Allen H, MncMurphy of Hurllngturi, nc
ond alter nate, Hiuold W. Terrell of Fort
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OLD-FASHIONED NAMES. I
jii Modern i.lrl
A , ort.iln s, t of
from the Heriptur
Wool, I Cull . .
i ,r il.-ii, li ii, e - l.iki n
ll l.l tteell III .ise SO
long that we
lo not think of them as
Amoiiir them aie Adim,
Moses, Samuel, Paiid. Dnnlel, Solomon,
Abraham, lsan and ,la"ob. Others taken
from the saints, !lke Peter. Paul, John.
Stephen and .Matthew, originally given to
children beiaue they were born on the
saint's dnv, aie slil mi common that
we think of them as Ungllsh names.
These names antedate the use of sur
names, us mny be Inferred from the fu"t
that nearly all of them have ghen riu
to patronymics, like Jacobson, Peterson
nnd Stevenson. In the 12th eentluy mis
sionaries sent out by the authorities used
to baptize whole lllnge ,it nnee, nnd
to save time investid all lb" men with
the name of John or soni" other saint,
and the women usually Mary nnd Martini.
To distinguish lb" Johns s.mv addi
tional name like Short or Strong or
While or Hlnek was given him by th"
neighbor, and so christian nam. a and
surnames were united.
After the Reformation It became the
fashion among the Puritans t give ehll
dren the nanus of charaiters like the old
Testament, nnd odd ones like ..leleliisld"k
or Rarlilal were piefened. Among these
were Abel. Levi, .' ss", Am Asa.
Isaiah. Fphrnlni. Gideon. Mal.iebl. Job.
Ab -. I lose a. F..eklel, Jeiemlah.
Xarhariah, Asher. Mil and hundreds of
For some reason the use of these names
has Inraelv eased. We ran understand
wily Ubenezer ha,- been dropped, though
once one of the most common of names
In New England, for it Is decidedly mi
melodious. No modern girl i mild fall in love with nn
Uoenezer Hut most of the Puritan Bible
names have a strong manly line, nnd
rave beep borne by able men That they
lire going out of use Is very
comparing the eariv class
lists of Yale
witli later onus.
Twenty-live clnn.e? In the early nth cen
tury, numbering 375 graduates, show 119
with Puritan given nanus This Is about
Jil per cent. Ten classes In the 20 th cen
tury, numbering 3 KIT. show but 25 given
names of this class, or less than one
oer cent. ICbenezer and Harzlll.il
or 'adok to be found.
We enn only hope that the descendants
of these ancient worthies have nherlted
some of their sterling qualities, t' gi
they do not perpetuate the name -Hait-
The funeral of Henderson Oillett was
held at the Union Church Wednesday aft
ernoon at two o'clock The do eased was
07 years of age nil had made his home
with his daughter, Mrs M K. Stevens,
when not engagi 'i In work In early life
he married Miss Mandana Dike, bv whose
side he was burled In Maplewood ceme
tery. Reside his ''amrhter he Is .survived
by two brothers, Madison of Richmond
and Sidney of F.-ex. and two sister
Mrs. Swift of Starksboro and Mrs Sablns
of Holton. The Phllathca class will meet
with Miss Ruth Alger Tuesday evening. -Mr.
nnd Mrs. Ira Morse are-In town foi
several days' Mav.-Miss Gladys Johnson
spent Christmas In Starksboro -The
Christina exercises held at the church
Wednesdav evening were 'nt. resting nnd
well attended The t'ees wele well laden
for the little folk- -Sldnev Glllctt of Hs
sex was in town W'ednesda to attend the
funeral of his bi other.
AS A CHILD UNDFP.STOOD
"They who cull the new currein v
bill socialistic misread It altogether
They it) e like tho children In the Sun
The speaker was Senator Shifroth
"The superintendent of a SiukIiv
school repeated to the ihildreii the
text. 'Arise, and take the ourig
chll.l and his mother, and lb"- Into
"Then the superintendent showed a
large plctilio Illustrating this text tn
"'Isn't the plctuio line?" he said.
Here Is th" mother. Hero Is tho
young child There's Kg.pt In the
distnnee Isn't It line?"
"The children, however, looked dis
appointed, anil Ilnalh a little boy
"Teacher, where's th flea?'"
Would You Have
Impress a Man at First Glance
as WORTH READING? Would you havo them at sight gain
the close attention that is necessary for GETTING THE
BUSINESS? They can be made to do it but something moro
than a well written communication is required The paper on
which it is written must be of good quality, but far more than
this your LETTER HEADING must bo neat and in good taste,
attractive and WELL PRDNTED, The cerotype process ofJ
printing offers an economical solution of tho problem of cf-l
tectivo stationery. Ask us to
The Tree Tress
T'n',,,1-. Inspecting ll Hint trel
Nun In I sc.
(From t i" M'0,1
ingi nlous method- hJ
work of teb phone op.
nt the telephone In i
by Vice-President ivl i
the New F.ngbnel T.
who was on the gtmi.l .,-
Mr. Hall said tl'.r i
in-tboil- of luv !, it -ui
e.u-aey and . er il " I
subs, rlb"rs 1
lirst. h" sal , s 1 . i
Tills tun. j-' .i
where in t ',1 i - . .
er excliang . i
ed with th' I'm u 1 I
or Inspreti . s n'
the oprral iih-a
the Sllbsi'r ll '
neetlliR the w ,r
phraseology i b i
conn rsatlon , v,-, i.
scnber is limit. 1 on i
mr to ceraln ,r.l- i
n tteneral oberai
Another method i - b
Hall termed "fr.iin.l
Inspector In this en"- )"' i
tlgatlons from the t in. 1 ' v
exchange, lie is abb t '
subscriber's line or to ", r t
acrlhcr for the purpos , f mK g s il
The last method h" rb s r'
whereby the Inspector v.s'ts
flees of subsi rlbers .11. 1 w t
I HIS ! I
is s rl
1 , ,-mt
sion of the subscriber i-on lu ts
from the former's 'phone
Hy these three methods is the work
the operating force of any 'phor co
pany inspis'ttsl ami dife t; r n 1
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