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DECEiMBER. 1 0, '1S08.
Wc Give Green Trading Stamps APPROPRIATE ir. 1 a S nir f H 4 f UllUCljf 111113 h n m h n m -jm n m n u n t nre ahvaya the subject or cleep rofiHction to the giver. Why not solve the problem by giv ing Bomething useful. such as a Suit of Clothes; an Overcoat; a Reefer; a Pair &f Pants; a Ilat or Cap; an Umbivlla; a nice warm suit of Underwear; a Silk Mufller; a Pair Gloves; a Necktie or a great mauy other lmncUome and useful karticlcs tbat we have in pur arge stock. URT BROS. and all the rest of can be well and " fr m head to foot 'rysdale's K tiyjio Hlock iionniogton rTeamsters & Farmers Camp" Basement Corduroy, Canvas Covert and eather Coats in Caps, Gloves and ilittens to no end. " riackinaw " and " Pon tiac" Coats andShirts. Warm Underwear in all weights Pants taeievn thick as a board, water-proof, warm and everything else that's good. .eggins and Rubbers in bewildering assortment many new sorts not found elsewhere. Bankets orse It's surprising how they sell bale after bale have come ahd gone. Big assortment arrived again this week. BENNINGTON First National Bank BuUding, Bennington. Vt. PITAL S25.000 By an act of the General Assembly of Vermont this Company is empowered to act as executor, adminlstra tor, guardlan, receiver, assigneo or trustee. The Company also aots as agent In the purchase and shlo of stocks, boi.ds, real estate, and in placlng of loans. jMmarket for local securlties. FrtIREOTOR8: PrcBidont u. C. Gravc; Vlcc-Prcstdent, C. M. Dravc , 0. M Barber, H. u. lurnor, v. u. iiaKcn. New York Ofllco: 50 Wnll St., - GOAL ! WOOD I makoa speclalty of dry hard wood, elthor eawod, sawed and split or four foot lengths, dry. hard and soft wood ktndlings and coal of all kinds. I havo a largo tock and pan fill your orders promptly, pricos satisfactory. If your hens aro not laying, try sorae of ray Poultry Foods", they -aro wondorful egg producers. Offloo and Yard Foot Sohool Stroot. Telepaone ConnectloDJ . THE EVENING BANNER Publishcd overy day oxcept Sundays and Holidays. TERMS: ' One Yoar $.'J.OO Ono Month........ 25c SingloCopy 1c Invariably In advancc. FRANK E. HOWE, JEdilor and Publislier Membors of tho Publishers Press. Tolegrophic news rocelvod np to the hour o( golng to press. Over 1400 copios of tho Evening Ban ner wero sold in the villago last night. Pretty fair for an infant two days old isn't itV Winter pnt on his white vest thls mornintr and a good thick ono at that. Ono year ago thls week was the cold est spell known in Bennington for a contury. Wo havo disoovcred why fraternal orders aro so secret in tlioir doing. No raan could keep tho respcct ofhis wife lf sho was famillar with his an tios when he asslsts in workint; the B-Q-X degroe. Call And Give Your Orders For Nursery Stock, Garden and Farra Sceds. Ornamental Shrubery, etc. Spring delivery. C. Ainsworth, 3ii W Main St., Bennington, Vt. the out-door folk warmlv dressed at jz? great variety. SECURITY 00 SURPLUS S5000.00 v v . u. roroes. ireasurei W. II. Hnpron, ItcpreBentntlvc ! KINDLING WARSHIPSON WATCH Landing of Oolombian Troopa Reported on Gulf of Darien. 10 OPES MOUNTAIK WAY TO L'ANAMA CmUrm I'ntrol Connt, nnd Wnr Ue- nnrtuiru't I llund)- tn Sciul Ariny to Iteenforoe Alnrlnca -llremlr LiiiiiIimI to Pnotcct I'nnnniu, WASHINCJTOX, Dcc. 10. A report frony Savanllla nnys tliat Oolombiun stfumers huvc landiKl 1,100 nii'ii froui Uartageua, m-nr the moutli of tho Atra- to rlvor, on tlie gulf of Darien. to open i way over tho Durlvu mountulns Into Jfanania. Otlier troops froin the dopartnipnt of Caucn, Coloinbla, are sald to be eon- verKlng on l'uuauin, und froin all partH of Coloinbla "troops are reported to be marehliiK or awaltlng the result of Geperal Heyes nilwlon to Washington. In the Ruine btuatli .Secretary .MoiMiy (llRcrwllted the report that Colomblan troops are niarelilng on I'unania and onlereU tho I'nilrlp, wlth :i(K) niarlnes. froin ( ! muilti niiiiin to Cnlon. The stnta depnrtuient hat reeelved advlces wlik'h eauht'd it to civdlt the report of tlie lantllng of 1,100 Coloinbhui troops in the fctilfof Darien. Three liumlred inarines froni the Dlx- le are at Kniplre, on the ennal strlp. The niM' iiiunlier wlll be landed froin the rralrle, whkli llear Ailniiral ar-ker,- coniniaiidlng the north Atlantie tle:t at (tiiantanaino, Uan been Instnict- d to seml froin there toniorrow. If the landing of Coloniblan troops ls verlfled two or three reglnients of Unlt ed Stntes regulars wlll be nent at onee to the Istlunus. The polley of the ad nilnlHtrutloii N to prevent it liuht before one enn oeeur. The Jolnt ariny and iinvy board, of wbkb (ieneral Vouiig. Aiftnlrnl Dewey, Hear Atlnilnil Taylor nnd (Ieneral Itlls- are niemliers. heltl n nieetlng. at whlt-h the l';iuania sllimtjon was illsrued. The nenoral Htalf Is auxliius to send trnoi to the Istluuus If there Is any prospeet of a Coloiublaii Invaslon. ,V Colon dlspateh snys that the Unit- ed States erult:er Atlanta Is stlll pa- trolllng the eastern entl of the Snn Klns eoast aud keeplng an outlook for any Mtteinpt on the part of the Coloniblan govenimeiit to land troops on the Isth- mus, whleh the Atlnntn woultl at oncc prevent. The Atlanta ls alno endeavor lng to nscertaln If the Indlans know nnythlng of the uiovenientH of troops froin the Interlor across the froutler and Is nlso seeklng infonnatlon con ccrnlng the coneentratlou of Colomblan troops at the motith of tho Atrato rlv- cr, on the gulf of Darien. The Atrato rlver belng ln Colomblan terrltory, the Atlanta eould not Interfero with any inovcmcnts of Colomblan troops there. The niovements of the Atlanta are entlrely of a precautlonary nature and for the purpose of securing Infonnatlon ns to the sltuatlon. The Pnlted States gunbo.it Knnrroft has left here to patrol tho western end of the San Blas eonst In co-operatlon with the Atlanta. It Is cxpected that the latter vessel wlll return here lu a day or two to renort. Genernl Young, chlef of stalT, states that the ariny ls prepared for any con tingency whleh may arlse In I'nunnia. It Is uiulerstood that preparatlnns have been eompleted for tho lnniH'dlate movement of troo)s and that the traus port serviee Is in readlness. . Ilontli Frnm Mlne K&tiMlfiii. GltKlCNSHI'UG, ln Dee. 10-An exploion In the Kucllil mlne of the Plttshnrg Coal company at I'ort Uoynl Bliortly after Dlvlslon Knglneer W. A. WUIInms and his asslstants. Kdwnrd Ollver and Milton McMllirn, lmd en tcred lt resulted ln the lnstant death of MeMllIen and the serlous hurnlng of Wlllliuns nnd Ollver. Seventeen mlners at work ln the mlne escnpod without Injury. The oause of the ex liloslon li not posltlvely known, btit lt ls snppo-ied one of the englneers Ilglit ed a uiateh. ' Rlrl Vlf ;iurcKKMl llnnlrr. KALA.MA.OO. Mleh., Dec. lO.-Mrs. Kntc I.udwlek, nlueteen years old. who says she was forced Into niarrlnge agnlnst her wlll, Is now In jall ln Cold watcr on the ehare of linirderliig her husband. "I eouldn't llve wlth tho ninn," the prisoner sald, "and, as I ain a Cathollo, I couldn't get a dlvorce, nc cordlng tn tbe laws of the Cathollc chureh, so I kllled hhn." FlKhrrinnn Arrontcit im SniiiBKlrr nnPFAl.O, Dee. l().-rederal ollleers have nrrested Hlcliard Hardlson, thlr-ty-two years old, who, It ls alleged, was onneeted wlth' the gang of smugglers whose operatlons were bronght to llght by the drowning of four Chlnnmen ln the Xlngara rlver. He ls a flshernian. KniniiUN Jliionnlilncr Arrcatcd. niCII.MOND, Va., Dee. 10 Ashfoiil Nnpliler, whose alias Is Wild Ash, the famous moonshluer of the Kentucky Vlrginla border; who haH haflled the of tlclals of both states for years, has been arrested in his whlsky resort on top of Itlack mopntaln. Xrrr NuvaJ Slnllon 0i'ctitlpI. HAVANA, Dee. 1().-The governmcnt was fonnally notltled by the Unlted Stntes naval authorltles yesterday that they would formally occupy the navnl stntlon ht Guantnnanio todny. nrnmnrk Ilrronrnlr.rii I'nnnmn. WASIUNGTOX, Dee. 10.-.M. Bunnu Varilla, thc mlnlster from ranama, has recelvcd informatlon that the gov crnment of Denmark has rccognlzed the new republlc. nuOKPvrH'a Nnvnl Al(l, WASHINGTON, Dee. lO.-Conimnnd. er Cnmeron McUne Wlnslow, U. S. N.. has been ordered to duty ns uavaj nld to Presldent IIooseTClt, No Stamps ! No Discount ! But Prices that Beat them all ! Is that whal you Want ? ERFUM Dfe B 0 Are a choice Xmas gift for a lady friend. A cliolce line at ... QUINLAN'S ., BBB Fresh ground for table use at the Wholesale and Retail Mill, Bennington, Vt. HAVE you . CEMETERY WORK TO BUY I furnish direct froin tho manufac- turers at the quarries nnd set ujitho work complete in any cemotery In the rountry. Kvorytbing in the lino of cemetery work froin a ?15 marker to tho most expensive Monument, Maus- olcum or Roceiving Tomb. I havo sold sinco Jaaunry 1, 1003, ono ?,TO,000 Kecoiving Tomb, nnd n 1,000 Mnusoloum in New Vork City, a $5,000 Mnusoleum in Detroit, Mich., and a number of Monuiuonts costfng from $150 to ?G00 oncb. I porsnnaliy superintend tho Sottin of ray work nnd mako my own oollect ions. Vou can savo 10 to 25 por eont on cost of vour work and bo sure of Crst class materlnl aud work by ordor ing of nio direct from tho quarrios. Special prices given on work sold in timo to bo built thls winter and sot nest sjiring. If you havo work to buy, dron tno a li n and state about how much you wish to pny aud I will fur nisti you with designs to choose from. E. Estabrook, P. 0. Box 815, Bennington, Vt The American House Stalbe -rt,od lior8es, good canittgeF, turuouts ot all kiuds. fioses Arbour Sucoessor to N. W Oower, : WE CIVE AWAY- GREEN TRADING STAMPS TO ALL CUSTOMERS ;. shli J. T. Shiirtleff, PUTNAM v JMi. I B ' -i-inf -ttjj tut xtr f Tur wjjsusb. wy t ILei Ld tus SHIPYARD HEARING.. Perkina Defens Mor.ganFromi Bondholdere' Aoousationa.- KOTIIIXG TO DO WITH BETHLEHEM t Wltnca Sold Hln Vlrm lliul .Voan- qecdon Wl(h Trant'n Ornnnlmi (lon l,nner Try to l'reven. IIio Fnll Story Comlnir Out.. NEW YOKK, Dec. 10. Further re- markablo dlsclosures were uiade at the liearlng ln the bondholdcrs' stilt ngainst tho Unltcd States Shlpbullding coiupa ny in the testlmony of George W. Porklns, partner of J. P. Morgan. The most startllng revelntlon wm that the Uethlchciu steel plaut was not really owncd by Mr. Sehwab, but that Mr, Sehwab was used by J. 1'. Morgan & Co. as a dunnny ln selllng the plant to the shlpbullding company. Thls whs brought out when lt was showii that the contract of sale of the Uethlehem plant was slgued not by Mr. Sehwab, but by .1. P. Morgau & Co. Accordlng to Mr. Unterniyer, coun- sel for the Htlgnnt bomlholders,- thp' stock of the Uethlehem Steel company was heltl In the olHces of .1. P. Morgan' fc Co. In the names of Mr. Sehwab, his clerks nnd Hecretarles as duuunles. Another amar.Iug fact drawn from Mr. I'erklns was that, though hc Tiad. hevcr been Introduced to D. Iroy Drosser, he was wllllng to plaee. $2, 100.000 wlth trust companles to be lonned to hlm. And Jnst as remarka- ble was the stntenieiit of Mr. I'erklns- thnt Iils nrin was wllllug to-accejit $5, 000,000 in securlties of the Unlted Stntes Shlpbullding coinpany as a rc wurd for thelr serviees without havlng Invcstlgated the Ilnaiielal standlng of the company. In other words, .). P. Morgan k Co. accepted what repre- sented a year's eamlngs of the trust nnd interest on $?,000,000 without hav lng the slightest knowledge jof the vnltie of tlie propertlos of the shlpyard couibliiatlou or iiieir earnlng cnpacity. When the liearlng opencd I.awyer Wlllinni I). (tiitliric, counsel for tbe Sehwab interest, limde a strenuous ef fort to prevent the maklng publlc of tlie full story of the connectlon of J. P. Morgan & Co. wlth tho sale of thc nethlehem steel plant to- the Unlted States Shlpbullding company, which brought on a bltter argument between hlmself and Mr. Samuel Untcnr,'er, ln wblch Mr. Guthrle accused Mr. Unter- myer of uttcrlng a dellberate f alsehood. Mr. Untcrmyer showcd to the wltness n lettcr that had accompanled the reply of Morgan, Ilnrjes & Co. to the cabla- gram from J. 1". .Morgan & Co., asklng that a "cordlal vlew" be tnken of the defunct trust. Mr. Guthrle miule strcnuous opposl- tlon'to the tunklug publlc of thls cor respondence. "If thls letter Is glven by you to the press," sald Mr. Guthrle to Mr. Untcr myer, "I wlll take steps with the court to have It suppressed." Tjpliillil Cllxrn ut llnllrr tir HIIO. UUTLBIt, I'a.. Dee. 10. The burgess of liutler last nlght lssued an apiiettl to the natlon for JluXi.OOO. Moiv thnn. 1,200 persons are 111. ln ninny In ntunces whole fnmllies nre pnisiiated The pior aro great sufferern ror fnod nnd care. Money Is needed to euiploy pbyslclnu. nnrses and servnnts. The' fercr situatlon seems iiioro tlisi-ourag-ing tluin It 1ms been durlng the last four or llve days. Three deatlw have' occnrred, and twelve new cases are re ported. It is nlso reported that there nre four or flve cases. of typhold fever nt Greecc Olty, ten mlles north ot IJut ler. Rrnrnl Slrlki- llrrnkrra Wlth Ctnli. STOCKTOX, Cal.. Dec. lO.-Armed wlth elubs, ii mob of iiIkiiH Ufty strlk ers from thc Koyal iitliie ut Ilobson tnrned liack forty strike brenkers who were uiuler nrmed eseort here ne.ir Mil ton, iniirched them down the track nbout a nille and ordered tlieni out of the vlclnl(y. The order was obeyeil wlth alaerity. The meiv had been em ployed at San Kranclsco to take the plaeei of strlkers. More tmuble Is p.t pected. t ti ln ti SIiIh'r nt Kfirrii .'ntc. TOKYO, Dec. 10.- A strong Kusslan squadron conslstlug of elght warshlps, Includiiig two bnttleshlps, has nrrived at Clieinulpp, the port of Seoul. capltal of Korea, to snpport Kussla's opposi tlon to the propoed openlng of Yon gamplio to the coiiiinerco of the world. The Husslans. threaten to land !5,000 nien and ninreh on Seoul should KorA dlsnegnrd thelr wariilng. JifKm tietn Dt-iitli Srnlcnrr. IUUMIXGHAM. Ala.. Doc. lO.-Frank Adnnis, a ncgro, has Iteen convleted of tho murder of Dave I.ee, nlso colored, and was glven the death sentenee. Both mcn Were convlcts and were servlng tcrms for murder, Adams thlr ty years nnd I.ee a llfe sentenee. The llve wltnesses on whose testlniony Ad ams was convleted were all servlng llfe Rentences for inurder. . , riim lli'nrn r Hprrrrn'n Ilenlli, IlMK, Dee. 10. -The news'of the denth of the Spanlsh Canllna! Herrero y Kspinosa at Madrld wheii' commnnl cated to the pope geatly nffeeted hlnr. The pontlff spoke in the most atTec. tlonate tcnns of the late cardlnal and referred to his herole struggle wlth denth durlng the conclnvc whleh eleet eil his hollness. ItunNliina In Tltirt. hONDOX, Dec. lO.-The Dally Mall's Tokyo correspondeit says lt Is report ed by tho Chlnese repiesentatlve ln TI bet that the Husslans nre bulldlng two forts and ure preparlng to rcslst th Hrlttsh expedltlon. w Weflher rrotmbllKlea, -e3tl Speeial Tbis Week ECKS Tb close some atyles in Coats. and'puitB we shalloffer excop tlonalBargain&. $10.00 Lndies' Military 30-in. Coats at 7,gg 12.00 Ladies' B'ox Coats at 7,00 10.00 Ladies' Zlbeline Cape Coats-at gQ 1 700 'Ladit'9, Tailor-inade Suits Jlt 6.98 COOiLadies' Plnsh Capes Inour Millinery Depa'rtment, cut prloos deeper than ever be fore. Cost of Hats ls no more consldored, all we want is to close them all out. Our special Holiday goods in our Hnes are mostly all in and ready forin. spection. Don't put off gettlng your. FurSoarrs and Muffs un til the best ones are gone. We havo' tharai from $1.00 up to $16.00 each. 3T- Novecls. 437?Main St. Hawks Block 0iH)Slto M.K. Cliurch. tho lino tbat doesn't stnnd stlll. Lumbermens Legsins and Rubbers $ i tbat started on tbe moro two tveeks ago, not becnusa of low prices but because tbe goods sild by m in tho past Kave provcd -tobo tho best made. Perhaps a year ago you Io?t Lomo looking for a pair of leggjng rubbers tbat would fit tight arou ld tho ank.le but could not find thom. Wo ask you to call and look at a new stylo rubbor that is Qoeced lined, coHsting cdga and snag proof. Tbeso rubbers sell for $2.00 but to toll you of all tha many good thinjs we havo in easy foot wear for unensy fuot vtould covor balf Ihis page. Call and csamino thoso goods lefore snow flies. Eo E. HART, I Wliolesalo and Retail Doalor. A SPECIAL NOTICE From uow until further notice we will GIVE A CASII PREMIUM of 10c on every dollarrs wortli of goods bought and paid for at our two stores. We have made preparations for a lively Christmas bu8iness and have a complete assortment of useful and ornamental goods. E. L. NICHOLS Two Stores U53 and 457 flain St LETTER TO Dbar Sm: You seo tho need of a Daily Paper and Advortisemonts there for. ye need your papor and Advortisoments theroin. You hopeyour paper will bo road. So do wo, espeoially our Advertisomonts concerning CHRISTMAS NOVELTIES Wo hopo our ads will pay us. You also hopo thoy wlil bo paid. for. You aro undoubtedly tho best editor- iii toivn, bcing the only one on our bcacb. Wo are tho only peoplo in town when it coines to dispensing SPOUTING, MUSICAL or AltT GOODS, and lead the orches tra in the mattor of STATIONERY and BOOKS. Sport - Music - Art LADIES HERE IS THE ARTICLE AHOT ihojv A COLD' HANDLE No More IBurnetj. Hands Ask to.See Our 20th Century Kitchen Sets and Eeg Turneis Winslow & Remingtoni ST! LOST ! !i Two fox-hounds ono afemale, black and tan, four white feet, answerlng lo, namoof"Pan." The other a male, yollow ears, white strlpe in faco, color white and brown, answers to name of f,Line." Finder will be rowarded by returning or giving informatlon toi 'Peter EVIcLaughlin Woodford, Vl. EDITOE HOWE - Stationery - Books