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THK HAItlll'. DAI1.V TIMKS. IIAltltK. VT.." MONDAY. DKCK5IUKK .10. IMS.
Now for the Big Clearance Sale 1 Many people have waited to see what this Clearance Sale will bring forth. Thoroughly good merchandise at January prices mean exceptional values, await ing ypu withirour store. ' Sale starts at once. Only a few items mentioned each day. Come todir store for money-saving values. TALK OF THE TOWN Regular $18 and ClC nfl Regular $27.50 to $00 t( $23. 50 Suits.... TlOiUU J30.00 Suits... LMV Regular $10 Dress es at...., $6.98 Our Coats Going, Regardless of Cost : ; LADIES', MISSES AND CHILDREN'S :. KIMONO GOODS 1 lot of good heavy Kimono goods in me- ' dium and dark colors, our regular 25c Value, to close, per yard 17c OUTINGS 1 lot of good quality Outing (short lengths) to close, per yard . 7c Special prices on plain White and Cream. PRINTS Best Prints in light and dark colors, to . close, per yard 5c LAUNDRY BAGS All our Laundry Bags left from, Christ- , mas,-the regular 50c values, to close, each, at ...... 39c DRESS GOODS AND SILK SALE Great Values SHOE DEPARTMENT To clean up our stock on odd sizes and styles in Ladies' Shoes, that must go at once, $3.00 values, Sale ....$2.35 $2.50 values, Sale .1.93 $2.00 values, Sale ... 1.75 Special prices on Crocheted Slippers. CURTAIN DEPARTMENT . To clean up our odd paira of Curtains, we have marked to close, regardless of cost, one and two-pair lots. Great values. - K GINGHAMS 1 lot of Ginghams, short lengths, in 12aC value, to close, per yard 9c Apron Check Ginghams, best quality, per . yard 6c THE HOMER FITTS COMPANY tSKilied Archer. . Tn the days when buCnlu ran In rout herds od the western pliilns there were Indians who. while riding ot a gallop, fould send an arrow through a buffalo's body. Remarkable as this feat was. jet It did not equal that reached by the archers of ancient times. It Is of rec ord that the MncRnes of Calrlock, Scot . land, were such skillful archers that they could hit a mat nt a distance of r00 yards. In J1D4 the Turkish ambas sador nt London snot an arrow In a Held near that capital 415 yards against the wind and 4S2 yards iwlth the wind. This was the greatest per formance of modern days, but a pillar standing on a plain near Constantino pie recorded shots ranging up to 800 yards Sir Robert Alnslie. British am bassador to the sublime poire, records' that In 1708 be was present when the otlltan shot hu arrow 972 yards. Field and Farm. i TALK OF THE TOWN Breaking It Gently. On one occasion when a public re ception was given to Mr. Gladstone a particularly obsequious old gentleman was Introduced to hlra and forthwith commenced flattering him to such an extent that the late premier grew weary of blra, no bidding the man good day be settled down heavily Into the near est chair. The bore, instead of passing on. lingered near ana seemea to nave something still in his mind, though he 'looked blissful. Mr. Gladstone obsenr this and said, rot sweetly. "May 1 ask you. air. if yon want anything more of me?" "Oh oh, no." said the man, smirking, "only perhaps 1 may be permuted to remark that 1 am proud to say that my hat is having the Inestimable honor to occupy the same chair with W. E. Glad stone." London Telegraph. Probably the easiest task Is for a poor man to tell what a rich man should do with his money. Atchison Globe. Joseph Miers of Marslifield was a vis itor in the. city to-day. Harry Blooh returned to Marre this morning, after spending a . few day with relative in Burlington. Miss Gladys Hale of Wellington street left this morning for Waitsliold. whew she will visit friends for a few days. W. If. dale of Wellington street left Saturday nijjht for Boston, where he will remain for a week on business. The .Swedish mission will begin to hold their services in the ltroom street Baptist ehureh next Sunday, January 5. at 3 o'clock in the afternoon. Rev. W. A. Davidson,' I). D., of Burlington will deliver an address and Rev. (J. II. Holt will also speak. St inl music will lie rendered by the choir from the First Rapist church. All Scandinavians are invited. Do not miss this irreat meeting. The academic and commercial classes of 1012 held a class reunion at the Plain- field house Saturday night. The trip to I lainueli! was made in tow s four-horse barge. Arriving at the hotel, the party sat down to a delicious supper of roat chicken. A fter supper all adjourned to the dance hall, where an orchr-stra fur nished music for the dancers. The party returned home at a late hour, all ox pressing their delight over the affair. Those in charge of the undertaking were Misses Blanche Russell and Mario. Darling and Messrs. William McLeo'l and William Charles. The party was chaperoned by Miss Eva Smith. Jocal clergymen and their congrega tions will unite in a series of union meetings for the opening of the new year. The first of the series, for men only, will be held at the Vniversalist church Tuesday evening, January 7, and "Barre Men and Christianity" will be the theme for discussion. Wednesday evening, January 8, the meeting will be held in the Congregational church and open for everyone. The theme will be "Faith for the Task." Thursday even ing. January 9, "Sin and Its Penalty" will be discussed at the First Btptist ehureh. "The Home as the Starting Point," will be the theme at the fourth and last meeting of the series to be held in the Hedding Methodist . church on the evening of Friday, January 10. TALK OF THE TOWN Robert M. Murphy of Summer stre.'t went this morning to Burlington for a few days' visit with friends. P. Delia Santa and Louis Boni re turned last night after sending a week with relatives hi Waterbury. Philip Komi of North Main street re turned home this morning, after pausing a week with friends iu (iroton. Arthur Camp of New York is spend ing several dars at the home of his father, Dr. C. F. Camp, of Washington street. . fin account of the orchestra being otherwise engaged, the dance in Miles' hall, advertised for Tuesday evening will be cancelled. Perley Witham of South Barre let this morning for Haverhill, Mass., where lie is to work in the Ford garage for the winter. The young people of the Congregation al church will present "A Day at Happy Hollow Deestrict Skule" at the Congre gational vestry Tuesday evening, Dec. 31. at 7:30 o'clock, followed by an old fashioned candy pull. Everybody com . Full dress rehearsal of Happy Hollow deestrict skule scholars at 7 o'clock to nights also auto party visitors, Dennis Doharty, Sarah Titbits, Sally Mitrnsh, Anabel Adams, all of you be present to night. , Deeb Hubeb of Salem, Mass., who has been spending several days in Boston on business, arrived in the city this morn ing for an extended stay. Mr. llabeb is one of a company of business men inter ested in a new mercantile establishment to be opened shortly in Barre, accord ing to well-conhrmed rumors. At the Pavilion, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday-r-Two feature acts, Ed. and Helen La Sole in a comedy bar and bounding bed act, that is a scream from start to finish: Deyo and Kehan, in an electrical musical act. a distinct novelty; also a good program of pictures. Adv. Regular meeting of Winnetta council, So. 10, D. of P., I. O. R. M.. Thursday, Jan. 2, at 7 o'clock in Clan Gordon hail, Bolster block, formerly the Woodnieu hall. It is requested that all the de gree team be present, as there is adop tion and raising of chiefs; Refreshments will be served after the meeting. Clearance ale at Fitt'. Dress goods sale at Fitt'. A son was born this morning to Mr and Mrs. Douglaa M. Barclay of Franklin street. Miss Jennie Hidden of Cambridg Muss., is passing the holidays at her home on l.lni street. P. C. Cottle returned yesterday to his home in Derby, after a short visit with friends in the city. Russell Hoyt left to-day for Philadel phia, Pa., where lie is studying at the Jt'UVmoii School of Medicine. James Ciimmings left Saturday night for Sherbrook, P. I)., where he will pus New Year's with relatives. Arthur Larochclle left to-day for .Phil adelphia, Pu to resume his 'studies ut the Jefferson Collcgj of Medicine. Mrs. II. L. CampMI of Maple GroNft returned Saturday night from a week's visit in Jlimlwnk and Morrisville. Miss Etta Nelson returned to her home in Richmond vesterdav, after a short visit with relatives in South Barre. Miss Susan NichoU 'of Richiirdcon street has returned home, after passing ten days with relatives in Burlington. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Coo Icy of Middle sex were guests yesterday of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Kendrick of Academy street. Henry C. Camp has returned to his home in East Randolph, after spending several davs with relatives in the .'it y. Daniel Cuiiicrou returned Saturday night to his home in Milford, N. II., aft er a week's visit with friends in the city. Augustus (iiistaveson .who has been spending a several weeks in Concord, X. H., returned home Saturday night. Mrs. J. S. Lilly returned to her home in Sheldon Junction Saturday, after passing several davs v,ith friends in the citv. James Cruicksliank arrived in the city to-dav from Hardwick for a week's visit at the home of his parents on lteach street. Paul Biani'hi of North Main street left Saturday night for Boston, where he will make a short visit wjth rela tives, j Dr. W. J. O'Connor, who has been passing several days at his former home in Worcester, Mass.. returned to I'.urre this morning. Mr. and Mrs. John Kellcy of. Liberty street, who have been visiting at Bur lington for several -days, returned to the city to-day. George Howe resumed his duties at motorman on the liar re & Moutpeiier Traction Co.'s lines yesterday, afU-r a two weeks' absence. Mr. and Mrs. Ixmis Bruyer and chil dren of Maple Grove left this forenoon for Middlebury, where they will visit relatives for a few days. - Thomas Louis of X'orth Adams, Mass., arrived in the citv last evening for an extended visit at the home of his un cle, Louis Corey, of Prospect strwt. Harold McMahon of Stowe was a vis itor in the city to-day, returning this afternoon with his Cadillac automobile, which has been overhauled at the Drown garage.- Donald Smith and son, Wendell, re turned from Woodburv hike this morn ing, after spending Similar with the boy scouts in camps there. Six of the bov scouts attended church services last night at South Woodbury, where Misa Ewen is pastor. Leroy Smith, .who lias been spend ing several days at his former home in Barre, went .this forenoon to Burling ton, where he will tvjoin the Klark-L'r-ban Stock Co. Miss Inez Waterman, who has been passing several days with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. S. Waterman, of up per Washington street, left this noon for Orleans, where she is engaged in the public schools. At the morning service at the Church of the Giwd Shepherd yesterday several of the choir boys were presented silver medals of artistic design in reward for faithfulness. The presentations were made by the rector, Rev. W. J, M. Beat- tie. Local barber shops affiliated with the barbers' brotherhood will be open to morrow evening until 10 o'clock, and the following day," being New Year's, all shops will remain closed throughout the day. With the snowfall of Friday firmly packed down, the roads about the city and on the outskirts offered excellent opportunity for automobiling yesterday, and a large number of motorists took advantage of the sunnv weather br giv ing their cars a winter try-out. Several persons .went as far as NorthfielJ and Waterbury in their machines. TALK OFTHE TOWN (ioddard seminary w ill be - re-opencd to-morrow, after the annual Christmas vacation of ten days. C. II, Hat!. bmii of Marshlleld was a business visitor in the city to-day. Mr. and.Mis. Henry llicka of elN River were among the week-end visit) n in the city, K. I Freeman of lloslon is spending a few diiy in the city as the guest of yuincy H. Perry. Mrs. F. I. Houston returned to North- field Saturday, after a brief visit in the city with relatives. C, II. ilolcomb returned to .Mnlille- bury last night, after spending a few days in the city on business. A. ,1. i kilison. whu is emnlovea iu n garage at Kutlaml, is spending sev eral days at his former home in Barre. John Reriiii of North Main street left Saturday night for New York, where he will make a short visit with friends. Miss Lillian Park of Waterbury is passing everal days with her grand mother, Mrs. John Park, of Warren street. Constable M. B. Nichols of Richardson street is able to be of doors, after hav ing been confined to the house for sev eral davs. Mrs. A. If. Webb of Xorthflcld is visit ing in the city for several days, as the guest of Dr. and Mrs. I D. Martin of Avenll street. Mr. it ii 1 1 Mrs. J. .1. Ball returned this morning to their home in Burlington, after passing the week-end with friends in the city. Mrs. I la Desquin, w ho has been visit ing relatives in the city for a few weeks, left this morning for her home in Ber lin. X. H. Walter Milne of Liberty street re turned last night from Bnxiktield, where he has been visiting with friends for a few days. Mrs. Enrico lialzarini of South Rye gate arrived in the city Saturday for a week's visit at the home of B. Abiatti of Bolster place. I'. II. Holcomb returned to Middlebury lust night, after spending several days with her grandmother, Mrs. John Park of Warren street. Guy Vitagliano of North Main street left Saturday night for Xew York on f!:a:::mmu::aa:yi::a:a:m:ui;:::iutir.im:nK:njammmn:aam:aat! CLEAN-UP SALE Odd Lots, Short Ends, Soiled and Mussed Goods, Arrange! for Your Easy Inspection on Center Counters at from 25 to 50 Per Cent. Discount n Any Suit, Coat, or odd Fur in our store at one half price. A 10 per cent, discount on all regular goods excepting Spool Silk and Cotton, during this sale. Let us show you.. You will find it pays to trade nere. HENRY W. KNIGHT, BARRE, VT. , Successor U Veale & Knight. - :uaaa:::a::aua:n::n::a:Km:::::::a:n:.':a:a:::aaa:ni::nn v TALIv OF THE TOWN Bu cluce your winter underwear, all re at Yaughan's. "Pure Graft." a business trip in the interests of the Diversi Fruit Co. Miss Faustina Maker, a nurse at Mary Fletcher hospital at Burlington, is visit ing for, a few days at the home of her parents, 2 Elm street. L. M. Aiken of Plainlield. who w ill be remembered as:a former driver of the Orange stage, is spending a few d:iys with friends in the citv. O. W. Boyea of .Maple avenue re turned to-day from a week's visit with relatives at Rouses Point, N. Y., and Montreal. , ; Paul Bianehi of Summer street left Saturday night for a ten days' visit to Massachusetts. Mr. Bianehi will visit at Boston and Quincy, Mass. Wesley Hotfrimn of North Main strePt is taking a week's vacation from his duties in the manufacturing department of the George Marrion Cigar atore. Rosens Melver, who has been visiting at Burlington for a few days, was a' vis itor in the city Saturday night, return ing to his home at Graniteville. The dance held in the Howland hall Saturday night under the auspices of the Woodmen was attended by it couples. Music for the dance was furnished by Riley's orchestra. Joseph Bainbridge, who has been vis iting at the home of his mother, Mrs. Jane Bainbridge of liuzzcll place, re turned to-day to Orange. Harry Carr, who has been visiting in the citw as the guest of friends on Averill street, returned yesterday to his home at St. Johnsbury. Misses Effie and Laura Nelson, who have been passing a week at the home of Mr. afnd Mrs. VV. H. (ioodfellow of "Mr. Hapgood is right, all the same. in the position be took regarding pay 01 pages, sweepers and other employes about the State House. 1 hat they should be paid $4 per (lav is what not a single legislator would Jo in bis private busi ness and surely should not do in state matters. The places could be filled many times over at half the price." Hyde Park ews and citizen, It must be said that I la 'good's con tention, had it come from anybody else, would have commanded the attention it deserved. The pay of pages and some other attaches is pure graft, and is inde fensible. Rutland News. BARRE OPERA HOUSE BARRE OPERA, HOUSE FOX 4 EATON, Lessees. JOHN E. 1IOBAX, Resident Mgr. MSwlgBJWagjpr'' 1 1 January 2-3-4 Mock Bros. With Band and Orchestra INCLUDING AL. MURDOCH King of the Wire GEO.. BISHOP The Modern Hercules WALTER HAYES THE HEWITTS BERTHA OX LEY Murdock's Troupe of Trained Dogs and Prince Darling, the Educated Pony Mate and Night Wednesday, January 1 Our Great Bargain Giving Sale On men's, young men's, boys' and children's clothing is still in force. Do I not miss this great Money Saving Opportunity to supply your clothing wants 8 a prices much below the usual values offered on Suits and Overcoats 22 Black and Blue Suits at less than 1-2 former price. 11 Fancy Suits that have sold at $7.50 and 10.00 now priced at $3.89 28 Fancy Suits that have sold at $10.00 and 12.00 now priced at $6.37 46 Fancy Suits that have sold at $12, 13.50 and 15.00 now priced $7.97 32 Fancy Suits that have sold at $15, 16.50 and 18.80 now priced $9.89 44 Fancy Suits that have sold at $16.50, 18, and 20 now priced $10.87 36 Fancy Suits that have sold at $20.00 and 22.50 now priced at $13.39 I 32 Fancy Suits that have sold at $22.50 and 25.00 now priced at $14.97 11 hancy buits that have sold at $25.00, 27.50 and 30 now priced $17.49 Our Coats at corresponding low prices. We arc making unheard of prices on odds and ends in furnishing goods; prices no object. We arc bound to clean up our stock and we arc doing it. Our sale has been a grand success and now we arc out for a final clean up. More for your money than you ever dreamed of at j: The Frank McWhorter Company's S'pnulding stref t, returned to their home at East Ryecate Saturday. V. B. Marrion of North Main street and John larrion of Summer street went this afternoon to liurlington to sjiend a few days with friends. Henry Cattaneo and son, Frank, who have been visiting as the guests of Guy Ultilini of Hlaclcwell street, returned last night to their home at .North Haven, Conn. David Allen, who has been visiting as the guest of George Murray of fSouth Alain street for the past week, returned last evenuig to Jus home at Iberville. F. Q. Miss Josie Holden, w ho has been spend ing a vacation at her home on Klin street, left yesterday for Maiden, Mass., where she is engaged as a teacher in the citv schools. The feature picture at the Bijou to day is one of those old reliables, an I. M. 1., King, the IJetective, an inter esting detective story that commands your attention. Misses Bernice Frindle and Exther Duchan, who have been visiting at thir respective homes in this citv, returned last night to Waltham. Mass., where thev are attending the Waltham Train ing School for Nurses. George I,Clair, who has been visit ing at the home of his parents on North Main street, returned this morning to Orange, where lie is engaged as chef at the Downing lumber camp. Saturday and Sunday's arrivals at the hotel Otis were as follows: John Laver, Kut land; F. J. O'Connor, St. Johns, N. H.; James Clifford and wife, St. Al bans; l'eter Gonvo, St. Johnsbury; Dan Curley. Hoston; George Martin, Boston; S. I Slupor, Hoston. Mr. and Mrs. John Fraser who have been visiting in Graniteville for the past week at the home of the former's par ents, returned to-day to their home at Hoston. Mr. Eraser will be remembered as one of the best baseball pitchers God dard seminary ever had. Later he twirled at Holy Cross college. Barre local of the Socialist party is to entertain Northfield local in the bstc ment of the Irt-slteiian church Tu-s-day evening, Iee. 31, at 7:3. A general diseuion on the bet methods of rescu ing the people of this state with Sociai-i-it propaganda. A social time will also he enjoyed. Comrade in Harre turn nut and give the Xttrthficld comrades a zo.l time. w ZJf JWr ILjZ , -r3...J Band Concert Twice Each Day in Front of Theatre Admission 10c, 2(e, 30e. Seats on sale at Kendrick's . Tuesday, Dec, 31. Chil- PRICES Matinee Adults 50c, " dren, 25c. Night, 35c, 50c, 75c, $1.00. On sale Monday, Dec. 30th. Ow hundred rugs to be sold at auction at Hale's Specialty Store. DREAMLAND THEATRE THE HOME OF FEATURE PIC TURES THE PHYSICIAN OF SILVER GULCH A strong western drama with a thrill in every foot OTHER BIG FEATURES Admission Five Cents : i Pavilion Theater ED AND HELEN LaNOLE A Comedy Bar and Bounding Bed Act It's a Scream . DEYO AND REHAN An Electrical Musical Act A Big Novelty PHOTOPLAYS CHAMBERS OF HORRORS A strong drama, featuring Maurice Cos tello A LIMITED DIVORCE AND TOO LATE TO BE CLASSIFIED HKI.r WANTKO At oo, ttirr mrm. fr driving tri n for tinrra. oas for rhop t'int. raud wiim lor good hr-p. Is cphoaa Ml 'iZ. y.tml, Muuil er. C H. Mrtna. LIKE THE CAT, THEY CAME: BACK Two Biograph comedies PATHE WEEKLY NO. 43 ! News from all the world Open Afternoons 2.30. Evenings 7. Show Starts 7.15 MRS. BEN. J. TASSIE. Pianist ADMISSION, 10 CENTS SMALL CHILDREN, 5 CENTS An Advertisement in the Times Will Bring Sure Results. i GREAT PRICE KILLING SWEEPING OUT SALE 20 end 22 North Main St Barre, Vermont T KKX r Trttmnt t 11. M.fll Amir. In DnMliH toiaiU'f, rT rua na lorr flat. Not iur nd ecric lihu. kit on itilr. or call ea E. U Smnth. -I Strcu t4Mf HOrSRWOHK WAHTKT) A TltC traa wamaq villi a itnj fr rear old wnald lika a ft .od pl -a ta 4a konwimk mdrnt ! M'. A.nt l.r. B. w. v.. Koala a, Barre. Vt. lO rT twm larga 'rt mom wira all ; I "r l. Vuut Jiaaarv Irr. Mr. L. M : m I if mil, Hilllo itr, o( riri(a Ki. H ruK SAl.F. lO KfST Taa KenvruMi It j aoaa a. htera Ami V in aat roc Ka ;tbaa a -r oflat lrra, oa ar j S tarai. or will rc for a roar or mm to da.u- - ' furry, laoaira of taa IX A. 1'rrry aa ka;ato Aar, tuu WOOD CHOPPERS Have you heard of . Atkins Saws Keen Cutter Axes Victor Axes They are Guaranteed Come here for your Files, Saw Sets, Wedges, Axe Handles, Filing Gauges, Saw-edges, etc. Goods Are Rijht Prices Are Right. C. W. AVERILL & CO. PI-&3 North Main St. Tel 43. W BarrcVL