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S. M. Waite's Condition.
virr cniTioAL-mrosaiiiLK to thy iiisi Dr. Geo. V. Quia vreut up to Puyelte Tlllu W.hIiicbJiiv, umttir Ilia (llrcutlon of Col. llankini", U. 8. District HtUuney, with Instructions to uiuke a thorough gong tnvosliuation, and find whetuer tbe man U nick or not or udhdId to be tried. Ho miikes nlliiluvit llmu Wtiko ii BufT.ninff from a auvure bioiiutiilU, that there m n oolleoilun of pus in tlio Jett pleural onviiy wtiion tins uloerated its way tlirouKU to Ihu bronohml tubus. This pus now has to be rained in sputa or spit, bis cough ii very severe, be is Double to Hpeuk aloud, and ttiu conui tion ohuiuh un aiiuunt total loss of au petite, and inability to digt substantial food. Wuile it uunble to kit uo many Denny Coy of Putney, recently em ployed In Robertson, Moore & Co'b mill, is now with the Amidon Bros. There is to be a sleigh ride from this place to Chester next week. Meeting of the Women's f oreign Jais- sionary soeioty at the motiiomsi cuurcu next Sunday evening at six o'clock. The first of a series of assemblies will be held at Union Hall next Thursday evening. Mnymird and Wheeler's or chest ra will furnish uiu-ie. Rev. E. W. Whitnpy of Brattleboro, wi 1 exchange with Rev. Dr. McCollesier next Sunday, and will lecture in Union Hall in the evening. Mr. W. T. Gibson hs opened a board ing house at the old Tucker place. The Uridgtuan and Abenaqul hose hoars at a time, cun walk hut littlo, and company will hold their t-econd annual if he wants to livo mu9l (top talking so tuuoh with victors, wliliih. always com pletely exuuusis uiui. The doctur con siders his ease a vuiy orilicnl one and that a removal from liis present q mrters would be atiended wit.i great hnz.ud to nis (lie. mis precludes ttio possibility of bis being taken to Rutland for trial next week, and probably he can't be tried Ibis winter. Perry & Oresey'a Failure N. M. Perry, of the buukrupt boot and shoe arm or I'erry & Urossuy, mt I tie city oreditors of the O'incern in Bjston, oalarday. endeavoring to eaeot a oom promise of its difficulties. Their turn clmndise in.lub'eduetu, for goods bought wuuin tne iar. irw inonins ol lue city dealen, is $12 8aG 07, wlimli with the 913.000 to their relatives, $3 100 to the Pooplei' bmk, and 5 to II W. Si moods, mikes the $28 000 of their lia bilities. Tlieiras.etsare 89 9fi6. in block, onifl of It !.ho worn. $710 47 in good accounts, $549 65 c isb in the bink, and 9200 in fixtures. They ( lTorud to pay 2S cents on the dollar, but the creditor clai uttj their own showing of asK. ts to prove them able to piy 40 cents, and voted tu aouept ihut nmuuut anil no less. A con) oil, lee of three was uppointed to take charge of the interests t.I the cred itors, and they will be hero at the nieet- ing to morro lor the cuoiuo of an us lgnee Mr. Perry, In explaining tbe causes of toe iatiu, said that tne In tu bud never maue any money since limy sinned in business m 1875. that they sunk heavily when they b .ugbt the bu-iiiese, taking me siocKaiiiietrpredeeeisors' valuatiun pavineu ojnus of 81100 besides. That they had suffered severely by dupre- cinuoa mi prices auriDg llie UaM limes, and by ti e over oiowdtd competition in Bratlltboro. th.it their account book showed over 9'M)0 of bid bills, and thai time iiuu lost, siouu speculating in Wall street. The claim of ihe tbe New Xork broker o' $.'500 agaiust Mr Cies. sey, was lepudiu'ed, and not counted as an obhgaiiou of the lirui. Mr. Perry saiu it was to protect their oilier credi ors from tins bogus claim that they had filed their petition in voluntary bank . 'II ,, r . J . rupiuy. itie DOslon Journal also 10- porls Mr. Perry as saying '.hat neither of the nrm Knew anything about the bu.i- ness, that tuey hud never kept a cash book or ledger, ii.id never knew that they were running ashore till they took an account of clock in November, und when they bought the business thev believed it would net 81000 prolit monthly Eighs cases of their good), of a value ol about $260 have been repleviued by a. a. naywara, a manniuoturer ot Wor cester, Mass , and are now in the keep ing oi A t. a tyn on. P.irtius rep;. sei,tmg the creditors have been in towu this week investigating Ihe case. Tlie town records show that neither of tln parlies hold any real esiato or other property Mr. Perry s house was orig Inally hough', in his wife's name. 16 years ago. Mr. Cressy's house was conveyed to bis wile September 22, 1870. About a week before their failure, 18 cases of boots and shews were shipped from this depot in H V. Simo ds n;imo, to Grumi Rspids, Mich. Clood Nem tor tho West Itlvtr Valley KAILUOAO K.VKKS TO BA REDUCED A NEW MAIL AliRANQEMKX'r. AlONTi'ELItK, Dec. 10, 18S0. Mr. Editor: I huve seen Gov. Smith and Sunt. Uo tart in relation to fares on B. & W. railroad, and leurn that the pres ent tariff was intended to serve only letup jtarily. Ttit. lunruuig I receiveil a line from Mr. Unban wiying thai upon full consideration a new u.rili' has been agreed npou. Your's truly, Levi K. Fuller. Later A new schedule making Mie lares average about 4 cents a mile has gone into operation. The price bet ween hero and Londonderry is $1.45. Stager E. M. Kuowlton lias at lost con cluded an arrangement Jwilh Supt. Hobart and bdgiuuini! wi n ,1 , inlay will run Ins mail and expra-s oa the narrow gaug'. The Kkcohmbu's prediction Unit Sen ator J. D. Brnljjuittn would not truly represent wmuiiam uounty is vt-ritii d. tie is one ot toe senators who sign tbe unjust and palpably false report agaiust uiu insane Asyium. Rev. J. K Rebardsrn of Rutland, occupied tbe Baptist pulpit JSunday in exchange with li v. tido. B. Ci iw. H iwley has made special preparations for ibe holidays, has lots oi' attractive goods at low prices. Chri-tmas Cards at Cheney & Clapp's nnk li..s put m a nice new stock of watches, chains, rings, i-locka, silver nap kin rins, fruit knives and opera -Justies, all of whicb be is telling i.t the lowest pr.ces. We sbiuld advise ll to go in and see what barg.,ius lie offers fur ihe holidays. If you wish to purcliate jewe'ry. watches or silver ware, the place is at A. B. Clapp & Go's, Elliot stieet, us hun dreds have found out in the put three months. Engraving neatly done, free of charge, on all goods purchased of them. bull at Union Hall next Friday evening The village schools opened Monday. The irgh school has about 45 students. Thursday of last week was one of the coldest mornioiis of the winier season so far, the thermometer registering 12 below zero. The Timet nfliue had one of its print ing prerses demolisliea lusi weea. Julius A. Eaton, of Rochester, has nought the bakery of J. A. Partridge. Mr. P. is to reniuin iu charge of the baking department. 8 me of the milkmen have recently appeared with a "5 cent" placard. Miss Ellen Cutter, one of the primary teachers, h is 90 pupils the present term. There is need of another school. James MuGalh, employed in Ihe rail road vard. had his right leg broken in two places by being struck by an engine the olbrr day. The Universiilist fetival was a success. the net proceeds amounting to over $2oll. Likewise the B iplist festival at Saxtous River. The ladies of the Immannnl church will hold their annual Chris' mas fair at Union hull on Thursday evening. Servic-s ui'l be held at lmmanual church this (Friday) evening. remaps some ot ourfnends would line to know where our ex-p 'liceman is? Daniel is now w itchman at the new saw mill of the Fall Mountain paper company. An orjamz tion has been formed at the Irgh school which will be known ns the Bellows F.d s high school lyceum and wi I hold iis meetings on Wedne-day af ternoons of each week. A ttoud enter prise, now is the tune to improve. In tho case of John Wi der vs. Wm. S. Gibson on . Mondav of last week belo e H C. Line. Esq , a iu lgmiit was ren ueren lor piaiutitt, tor 1 US. l . A. nolle: and Geo. A. Brown for rjlaiiitifi' and F. Eddy for I'efendant. A union temperance meetine was held in union h ill btindav evening. Ibree represent dives of the gospel were pres ent, and in ule some nertioent remaiks. states Attorney Iteed made a few re marks as did C. F. Eddy E a.. Prof. Geo A. Brown, Mrs. L. L. iieeinau and Anna Dennis. At the clo.-e of the meeting some tracts of much import nice were thrown out, on the use of sweet cider. silver were given them, but George was too full fr utterance, and could not re spond to Ihe brief presentation speech. Af er refreshments had been served the remainder of the evening was spent m a social way. The company departed feel ing abundantly repaid for 'heir visit. and leaving their best wishes for the future of the happy couple. ATHENS. The followlne persons were elected offi cers of Golden Rule grange att"""""' al meeling lost week : Miisier, n. . ney ; oVerseer, G. M. Howsril ; lecturer, E. F. Edwards; steward, R. B. rnrRSh" assistant steward, William i..! n p s-.iojnrdii-treasurer, n.uemiS: WILMINGTON. Kev. w. IN. li.nber. will discourse on D borah, one of the Judges of Israel." WEST BKATTLEUOHO. Rev. J. J. Miller of Somerville, Mass., who is engaged fur Ihe present in evan ge isiic worn will preach at ihe Baalist church next Sunday ut 1:30 r. h., will continue his labor wiih tlie church thro' the week. Personal. There was a project for the nomination of C. J. Ami lou of Hinsdale, a keen and clear-headed buslines mail, to Ihe lule Congressman Farr'seeat in cuigrei, from " iiampsiiire, but it did not succeed. Clark Jilson, a Whiiinglmm buy, w nominated for major of Woicesitr at ti mass-pit eling, irrespective of party, Fri day oigbt. Mr. Jillaon who Ii.hs belore held Ibe office of mayor, seems to be the most popular man in Worcester. Gen. W. B. liazen, Ibe Inst Ohio "isn wuuiu nayea nai aiipuluml to ullici cniel Stgcal oilluer is a native of We-I Hiitford in Ibis tale. lie rests under the imputation, nut Hixulmrly proven, ol cowardice at the battle of Stiiioh. hav ing been in the woods sway from he command a good part of the day. He claimed, however, that it was all due to a lame anH v-a f,,r nohnv horse ABOUT THE COUNTY. I1ILLUW8 FALLS. Mra. Brown, wife of a laborer in a Charlestown, N. II., steam mill, nas struck by a Central Vermont freight train n he was crossing the truck in a sleigh about live miles below tliis villaee Friday evening, and had her arm cut oh". John Brock way, a lit' le son of Car: Brock way, at Block nay's mills was ar rested Turiolay idght, anil taken before Jus ice O. M. George on Wedned ijr, nd fined $1 and cosUs, amounting to $17.78 for an a-sau'l ou another li tie hoy while going from his home to a neiithlior on an errand. Some i f onr little chups need a little more p denial severity, as it ap peared that this little man bad a "(dung Shot" which he carried for felf defense Tbe little b v as"aulted was a son of Mr. aimonda -f Rockinttham. Master Waller Whitman and Mis-e!i Dow and C.iase, h id quite a "sudden gpi.r al tbe corner of Westminster and Usury strrets. SatuMav f -renoon. The litte folks were not injured, but tbe ileigb coming in c mtact with a tree in friTl f O. D Graya was pretry well aplintered. 'o injury to tbe horse. The Baptist Sunday school is to have a Curistuiaa tree and supper Friday even- 1DJh members of the Bellows Fa'ta Re- riub. "who ere nol indisn eel," tST-SS - t" omcse of F. A. Bo.le. fcJJ, to elect officer for the next aix seas on Sunday evenin The ladies of the Universalis! societ meet Mrs. Kudd next week A. J. Rice and wife have removed to Minnesota. Mrs. Lucius Fox isimproving from her rco-iit attack ot paralysis. Wednesday's townmeetinir was slimlv attended owing to the storm, it was voted te raise 30 cents on the dollar, The hre commissioners have made their annual tour of inspection about our village. Vennnr hit the nail on the head aizain iiiesuay and Wednesday were stnok days on the hills. Let us have a televranh or telephone line to Brattleboro. And while w are about it, lets invite our neighbors al Juek- nville to join us near the Alvord pace Thirty tons of hay have been sold this ween in town tor ten dollars per ton. A. h. Cliilds has a telephone work fmm his residence to the store. SAXTONS I1IVER. E. 8. and A. H. S.ibin are doing a tre mendous holiday bu-innss. drawinu in trade from all Ihe country round. Finer and more varied flocks of goods are sel- uuin iipanuo in me co-iniy. ibe tall term of Vermont Academv closed Tuesday for a vacation ' of two weeas. WEST BUSIJIERSTOW. Rev. J.J. Mi'ler of Somerville, Mass., who is ennaged for the present in evan gelistic labor will preach at the Baptist church next Sundy at 10:45 a. m. OUII.KOIinCENTKK. Rev. E. W. Whitney will give a lecture in the Uiii versa1 ist church on "The Sigr s of the Times," Tuesday, Dec. 21 at 7 p. M. If very stormy the lecture will be post poned. There will be a Sabbath School concert and Clui-tma T e-' in the church Friday evening, December 24. A cordial invita tion is extei.c'e I to all. JACKSONVILLE. There was an addtional snow fall of 8 inches Wednesday The averatro temnemture for three weeks, from Nov. 22 to Dec. 12 inclusive was a fraction less than two degree above zero. Lumbering is unusinlly active mill- yards are fast being filled with 1- gs. Tims esrlv in the season our villagers h ive been gathering their ice harvest. The Jacksonville Ibrary association will hold an ndjonrned annuil nieeti at village hall Wednesday evening. A full attendance of Ihe members is earnest iy desired. The order of the Knights of Honor held their third annual reception with interesting exercises, at Glen ball Wed nesduy evening. Ui ion fervices at the Universalis! church Chri.-tuias eve. GliEEN 11IVRK. The friends of ihe M. E. church and society nil! hold their annual dona'ion panv t .r the hem nt ot meir pasior, uev. W. I. T dil. on Wednesday evening. Rev. A. W. Ciavton will preach at the M. E. church next Sunday iu exchange with the pastor. ROCKINGHAM The Ladies' Aid society of Bartonsville will hold their annual festival and dance at Union Hall, Bartonsville, Tueaday eve n in'' December 21. Music, Wood's Grebes ra. Tickets to had and Biipper $1.50 ; horse keeping l'o cents. A cordial invitation is extended to all. SOUTH WINDHAM. On Thursday of last week, about sev- enty-tivtt frumda iteiffllfoor.S Of Sir. and Mrs. Henry Tripp met at their resi dence to celebrate with them, the tenth anniversary of their marriage. It was very pleisunt affair, with a bountiful suppi-r, many handome and useful pres ems and some money. The present dion speech was made by J. E. Whipple, re spoiiiie by A J. Baker. Some good s nigs by Frank Harris, music ami singing by o hers. J. E. Whipple read a poem com posed by himself. Another very bright poem, w. s composed and read by Mrs. Millie B. Metcalf Q-RAFTOlt. M rshall Lamphear fell and broke his arm on Sunday last. S:dm y Uoluie-.' sinking school is pros pering finely, and is held every Saturday evening in the Baptist vestry. Cha-. H. Cainbridire, who has been in Shehlonvilie, Mas., during the past year und a h iff in tbeemp'oy of A. W. i beever, agricultural editor of the AVw England Farmer, sm in town a few days last week, visiting friends. A parlor tociable was held a' Ibe town hall last Wednesd y eveni-ur, under the direction of Mrs. Francis Phelps. Some sixty persons were present. The annual donation was held in the Baptist vestry last Wednesday evenini?. for the lienelit of Rev. A. X Woodruff. The attendance was good, presents, in cluding ca.-h, numerous, and a pleasant lime the result. kenben Stearns, being confined i-t the lvii!-e, his iieighbors turned out with their teams on Tuesday, and drew a lot of ood into Id door yard. Decidedly the event of the wason wsa the surpriite p'rty gnen the newlr mar ried couple. Mr. and Mrs. U. D. French, nt fie reai'lemss of Mr. G. N. Krewh last Friday evening, it being Mrs. French's b.rthd y. About twenty rive friends and relatives were present. Two artidea of N.Bi i-ecretarv, Jenme demons ; gaio-. M D. S. Farr: Ceres. Mrs. Howard i Pomo na, Svlvia Clemons; Flora, Mrs .inr-an-er; lady assistant steward, Mrs. a. Edwards. PUTNEY. John Cook has sold his firm to J. A. Starbird f r $1200. Mr. Cook contem plates moving to Sprlnuneid, yi Messrs. Davis & Gilson received Satur day last another car-load or line mn direct from St. Lawrence Co., m. adnptpd for various work. Mr. e0 Weirs of Madrid, N. Y., oe of the best trainers, had them in charge, also a very fine pnlr of b'sck colts for dipt Willmm Robertson. Their extensive auction sale of horses, sleighs, harnesses, roDes, etc., udvertiRodon Saturday, promises to be one of the largest of the kind, ever onereu in thta aufirwi nf ihn COIllltrV. nn th first nf the nresentmonth there una nnifn n irninirfl ill ihe lonir establish e, I naner mill, so long and successfully i, f'jMt Widiam Robertson Mr. R iberfson having leased his mills to his sons, Fred E. and raiiK woo win assume the general management, Ihe captain, however, retaining an interest nu anpeinl ndrtner. The uniiiml festival and election of officers of Golden Rule lndg No. 32, F. and A. M , on Wednesday, was very fully attended, not only bv brothers of this Indira but from neighboring lodces. The supper at the Gil-on house, at 6 o'clock p. m.. could not be suroiiesed. C. H. Gilson attends as auctioneer, the extensive sale nf livery Htock, etc., of W, A. Mavnarl, Will ole, N. H.. Ttiursdav Topic of the lecture by Rev. J. H Farnsworlh, next Sunday evening in the Town Hill, will be. "Some of Ihe causes and their remedy, of unbelief and religious indifference." Services at 10:45 A. M. and 7 p M. The mas uiic festival of Wednesday evening was attended by over thirty CMliPlcfl. The secend of the series of assemblies conies oft" this (Friday! evening. Dorr Thayer leaves for Minneapolis, Minn, this w ek The Ladies' Benevolent Society of the Coiigrc.'Htional church hold their annual festival the first of next month. WAllllSBOHO. Rev. D. Wills' soil-in law. Mr. Benson of New York citv. has purchased the Figures. The Legislature costs over $1000 per day, and yot a wnoie uay nas oeen wasieu discussing a Joint resolution raising the nav of the assistant engineers, the four " ' I l-Hlln.nn.l . 1. A ..1..1.I n.ull.1. sweepers, suujHiiifcoi nuu tuo hih h.ilu innn from (1.60 a day to $3 a day, which th engineer gets the entire "raise" amounting to but $10.50. Alas, when will Vermont escape the stigma or being railed the heaviest taxed, ring-governed State in the Union ? Yea, verily Rvt- land Inquirer.' CLOTHING ! HOLIDAY GOODS IMPORTANT SPECIAL PRATT, WRIGHT & CO. CHRISTMAS 0rFER REAT ATTRACTI0NS F0R THE HOLIDAYS ! ft Verltty Attrootho Prfott AT Business Notloes. Dlsrles for 1S81, at Cheney a Clapp's. 4wll To rent A famished room, tor on or two gen tlnnipn. Innulreor Madmici UAltT. IluKiits of all kinds at Carpenter's. till OaCAK SKI I'll his opened hli nhnp Mln for meaning nna reniiTHun ofae, picvinv ana max. Ins over MAltrHMM. All th.it w.nt Ihelr work well done (tivo hlra call. Onleri may be 1. ft at J. KKITlNuasu.ve-, or at taia residence, Ulfti Street lwi7 An Exhibition and ssle of line Rteel Rngrsvinge at Cheney a clapp's for a few days. Kikwan hss some nfoe Hprlng Beat Lounges at bo.uii maun Maiuui, mm nnn iiiuuiuer oeu. uair aud Woven Wire Muttressel, etc. Yon oiin uve Irom in lo -26 Der renL nn Fanny and Toilet Article, Perfumery, Tuilet Soap, I lair nrnnhed and all Artioloa mualljr sold In aflnl- ian I'ruK nwre, n nnmra R. Fsam eh are cheap at Cheney A Clapp's. Reduction of Price. ! m ALL KINDS OF AT lue. 1 Granite Block. Bturas. late Mr. Fessenden's hlacismith's shop It. W. Bull of South Wardsboro, has moved into E. B. Plimpton's hom-e on Ei ver-st. Johnson 4 Torrey have commenced work in their new saw mill at Podouk. WIUIAMSVILLK. Mr. A. C. i-'ickins'in, assnyer at the Con tinental mine at Canon City. Colorado, returned Saturday to spend the winter at home. Mr .Dickinson h a now an in terest in a iinnibi-r of mining claims opening tip in the State. SOUTH LONDONDEKBT. The Baptist church tins a I 'hi istmas tree Friday evening and tho Methodist on Saturday evening of next week. LONllONDEItlir. The dwelling and barn of Stenhen Cory, nf this village, were burned Thurs- lav of last week, llie tire was cam-eu by the breaking df a lantern in the hay loft by his wife. L'iss 42 0IKJ : insurance f 1,100 in the Connecticut River Mutual, of Belnws F.dls. 4 quantity of hay. about 150 bushels of potatoes and some of the household goods were consumed. JAMAICA. Christmas w II be obsrved here with mr.ru than usual interest, wilh Christmas trees etc. The Manchester mail route has been discontinue! between Bondville and Manchester, so it is evident that the u-.uil will onlv go from here to Bondville and return hencefor h, but the stage will run us usual until lurther notice. Onlv four izranuers from here embraced the opportnni v offered bv Ihe Narrow Gauue in 'racers, . to attend the State session at Br.itilcbom lat week. A light snow atop the icy walks makes t dangerous goi' g abroad, even with the greatest care. We have been pained to see some of our soberest citizens come to grinf wi bin the past few days. It is no u-c trying to sit down ligh ly lor you can't ilo it, but the greatest mvaterv i how the he iviest people manage to fall in the s iftest spots. we are sorry to learn that our writ no- master, who has been leaching at Towns- lenu, una retiirueil home ill, und hope hat his cise i-i not serious. Alfred Howard of S .utli Hill rpppnl Iv killed a Ii g that easily tipped the scale's oou pom els. The .leath of Miss Fannie Stunres List Sunday miming, wiien all tliouiht health was fa-u returning, causes a quiver n gnei io ine wnoie coinmiinilv, f.r lie was a hi" h'v resnee'ed vnnnir lurlv and a vacancy is i f in the circle where she so ncliie'y nvr ed. L ndlord Barnes is storing large quan tities of i -e to use in his hotel the com iiK' summer. Mr. Fletcher of Gardner, Mass., is so journing briefly among his friends in town. The reading club was largely attended list Tuesday evening at lion. Hoyt Wheeler's and it was decided to meet at F. W. Perry a next Tuesd iy evening. II. Howe of Orange, Mass., it sojourn ing briefly in town among bis friends and relatives. WINCHESTER. Mr. Arthur J. Barber, formerly of lownshenil. was married to Miss Delia E., daughter of Hon. Henrv Abbott, at the residence of ihe bride's parents, in our vi lave last Tuesday afternoon, by Kev. O. P. Wright, who" performed thj ceremony in a very happy, manner. Prof. 0. J. Beeciier is about closing his wri ing school heie, which has been a succes-. and is to open a school iu Hiusdale uext Monday. William Tliotnas has interviewed a cir cul .r saw with one ban 1 result, the loss of one finger. Dr. S. E. Gregory ol this pluce, reports the removal of a tape worm sixty-two feet in lengih, from one of his patients. The fanners' mee ing held here Inst Tuesday afternoon and evening by Hons. Adams, Walker and Harvey of Ihe State Board of Agriculture, was very interest ing, especially in iheeveniug, when Hon. J. B. Walker addressed tlie meeting, miring a portion of his experience and ob-ervnlions in other countries. Hon. J. W. Patterson leciures in the towu hull this (Friday) evening. Patch In Brattleboro, Deo. 17th, ion to W. F. patch. Hals-Iu Brattleboro, Nov. 80th, a daughter to inr. bqu Mra. n. a. nttie. Thatbii In Kmttleboro, Deo. I, a son to Ur. and Ml. K. It. Thayer. Smith In Jamaica, Deo. fth, a son to Ur. and Mra. Emei-Sen Smith. Or it In Manchester, Deo. Ittn, a son to Mr. and Aire, rieary uray. Habwood At Dorset, Deo, nth, a danghter to Dr. anil Mra. Charlas llarwood. Sanbokn In Arlington, Deo. 18th, a son to Mr. anil Mrs A. Hanlmrn MAUUIAQE9. I rAW tni'iurciiiunn in pistucuniii) vau mm, by Rev KW Whitney, Hearj Yeawof Imverand Misi Lacy Qoodeuough. daaghier of Dwigbt OoaJeoough. Ellis N ood In flreenflelrt, recently, Stephen Anderson Brsem In Brattletmra. Deo 14. by Williams Newton, Esq., George p. Andenon ftnU Norn T. Hmpn. btrt h of Hmttleboro ISBOOKS-!mith in v usimiuMier wen. not. wn, I rit a t t - a si i by Kev. A. Stevens, CUaa. W. Brookj and Idcll bkiriS, Ladies Gent S & Chll- Special Closing Oil Sale Mm lis Holidays, Of Dress Goods, Black Silks, Brocade Silks, Satin de Lyons, and Velvets, Ladies' & Misses' Cloaks, Dolmans, Shawls, Felt DEAVBS. O'neil In Brattleboro, Dec, Jumna (I'Xeii. aired 1 vear. Fitz .kkai.d-Id Brattleboro, Deo. IStn, Haunah KitZgerali. Htfca oo years. STURuES-In Jatiialoa, vec. 11, uiu Fannie Btur- Woodakd-Iu Whitehall, N. Y., Oct. 10th, Lyman WoiKlard, aKeti w years. Holdkn Iu Ouilford, Dec. 6th, Lilian F., dauRh- ter of Win. and Hyivla Ilolden, agtd 4 yearx and montha. Woodburn lu Wardsboro, Not. 24th, Charlea Wonttburn, aea i. Smith In Aver Mhsp.. OCT. nrt. Addle M. HOD kin-t, wire of rrinic ai. omitn, lormcriy ur Westmoreian.i, a. u.. wtreti w. Cabii'Bkll In Putney Dec 8th, Chai. Campbell, aifed vu veaw aua iu mun. Clark In Oil!. Mass., Dec- 4. Elizabeth (Mark M lears, 8 ninnin tne oiutsi p rwu in town rHILL'H i o niuiiaii, put. jnia, Aarou j. ran iii.s an en ;l. Chapin in Bellows Falls, Dec. tth. Wymau P, Hn uf (J. O. ChBDin. Cos b -In Coleralne. Mass. Dec. 6, Charles D.,son nf Joel Cone, aged Ho. MoRLEY-In Coleralne, Mass., Deo. 10th, Mary Money, naen ou. Rich In Sunderland, Mass., Nor. 21, Edwin S. Hire, aired w veantv mouths. Pkck lu Kowe, Mass . Nov. vsth, Pidelfn, widow ot the late uoea feca. auea ttu veara. io mna. BiiLARD -In Kowe. Dec. 6:h. Mra. Lovlna Bal lard, ko Bl yearn, moa, a aaya. ' f or so tie e vet i hia beloved flten. " Mattison In Bennfiiaiun, Dec. fith. of dropsy, anus Anna Maitison, oi snaiUDury, mine vm vearor her aec Adams lu Greenfield, Mas?., Dec, ?t of Paralysis John A. Adams, only aon of Pelen Adamp, of that towu. aired I0 year. moa,. and )9davs. Ryan In Holyke, Maas, Der. 14, Infant son of A H. aud Nellie A. Ryan, aged 8 mna., 6 days. Wilkins In Boston, Dec. ft, f diptln rla, Q. D. WiluiiiH. onlv noli of Mrs Laura Wllkius Po.ter, of Lev. If ii. Mass . aired 19. Qb.kn.van- lit BeiinliiKton, Dec. tth, of dlplheria, Annie, aauKnier oi Air. ana Mrs. an. urtu nan, a Red i yearn, i muutn. Grand Opening OF HOLIDAY GOODS! THIS WEEK ! ! dren's Under Flannels, Hosie- 16th, Jamoi, lOPof I TV tinH niniraa Orwcato VrIf Goods, Flannels, Blankets,! Linen Goods and Carpets. The above named with all our Fancy Articles & Christ mas Goods, will be offered for the Holiday Trade at a ma terial reduction of prices. Al so special Job lots in all De partments at about half price to close. Special attention is also call ed to our -25 Cent Counter, where you can get unequalled value for your money. Come early and often, have a good time, and make it live- iy- With a Merry Christmas to all, I remain your obedient servant. NOTICE! Willard Offers J6THI8 ENTIRE STOCK OF Toilet Articles, Cologne Bottles, Toilet Glasses, Vases, Toilet Sets, Hair Brushes, CLOTH BRUSHES, DUST BRUSHES, RAZORS & STROPS, KNIVES, POCKET BOOKS, PERFUMERY, And great variety of Goods at COST ! AT COST ! AT COST t ii Ready-Made nmvv. CLOTHING ! WHERE CAN BE FOUND ALL THE NOVELTIES FOR BiulnaM SulU, Orercbttloga, Ulitert and Ulsterettea tod a large Una of floe xxi for ureal ouiti. AN ELEGANT STOCK OF READY-MADE CLOTHING IN OVERCOATS, ULSTERS, ULSTERETTES AND SUITS FOR ALL. I FINE FURNISHING GOODS ! In Underwear, Cardigan Jackets, Neck Ties, Dollars, Dulls, Linen and Silk Lidkts., Gloves in great variety for Holiday Presents. A large stock of Silks, Guanaco, & Scotch Gingham Umbrellas, A.T LOW PRICES. TRUNKS, BASS, STRAPS, AM BOBBER CLOTHING. CanarieS I SPECIAL pRICs made for cash. A few Choice Singing A LARGE STOCK OF CHRISTMAS CARDS I PRATT, WRIGHT & CO. Dolls, 6c, 10c, 20c, 25c. Dolls, 30c, 40c, 60c, 65c. Dolls, 75c. 1. 1.25. 1.3.5. 2.00. Japanese Boxes, 15, 20, 25, 30o. Japanese Boxes, 35, 60. 65. 75c. Japanese Travs, 20, 25, 30, 35c. Tool Chests, 20. 40. 75c. 81. Shopping Baskets, 6, 15, 20, 25, 28, ouc. Pocket Books, 15, 20, 2-5, 35c. Pocket Books, 40, 60, 75c, $1, 1.25. Picture Frames, 25, 30, 40c. Picture Frames, 75c. $1. Mugs, Vases, Kiota Tea Sets. Illustrated Books. 75c. 81. Portfolios, Mantel Ornaments, Match Boxes, Ink Jstands, Gents' Scarfs, Back Combs, Surprise Candy Box es, Shepherd's Slate Desks. Make selections earl v. as above- mentioned goods are onlv bought especially for the Holiday trade, aud win not De duplicated. Bargains in Hdkfa, Gloves. Ho siery, Underwear, Corseln, HUUIJS, MITTENS, NUBIAS, Leggins, Chemises, Drawers, Night gowns, White Skirts, Felt Skirts, Quilted Skirts, Children's Shawls, Children's Cloaks. LiuHps' w! Shawls, Striped IndiaShawls, Walk ing Jackets, Cloaks. Dolmmm. Cir culars, Ulsters, G ossamer Water proofs, Dress Goods, Silks, Satin de Lyon, Lace Bed Sets, Pillow Shams, Lambrequins, Tidies. Nankins. Tow els, Marseilles Quilts, Comfortables, Table Cloths, Rote Blankets, Gents' Shirts. UMBRELLAS. HKRE'8 A CHANCE TO PICK OUT A USEFUL HOLIDAY GIFT AT Knit CHRISTMAS CONFECTIONERY The Largest, Purest and Best Stock in town. NEW YEAR'S GOODS N.LHAWLEY'S, Corasr Stars. Brawka Bona Block AT COST: CAN TOMATOES! CAN PEACHES 1 1 CAN PEARS ! 1 1 CAN CORN Illl At Cost! At Cost. AT WILL AUD' S. O. J. PRATT. WITH 3 3 3 Solii Colters of Mis A. B. Clapp! Co U.H.H.H ELLIOT STREET. SAXTONS RIVER. CD 00 CD CO Hawley offers Special o CD H ti a 0 Q I! U M la Bargains in "Black Satin de Lyon" at $1.25 and $2 a yard. To-day HAWLEY offers lot Brocade Dress Coods 8c a yard, 8c a yard, 8o a yard. Mi Year's HINSDALK. A kerosene 1 iiiid exi!oded at Patrick Rawlev's, on Ilridge tree Friday even ing, llie MCCiUent cuie.i oik an munii of fire, and tho department responded. The duniB"fB wrri trifling, and Mr. Rjw- ey wa slightly imrn-d. There is some talk of a new factory np the river, on the site of the old saw-mill. Mass in celebrated bv an out-of-town Criest, al Fink" hall, every aecond Sab-:ith. Ilai'e A Frot are running their mills on eieven-houra time. Ashley Ptone of Wilmington, Vt, is building a hou-e on High street, and may erect another next sprinir. The frame of Robertson's new paper mill is nearly up. LATEST. Lesislature. In the Hnue. the bill mmmnting the drain M-ntence of Edwin C. Uayden w refused third railine. Sryeral amend ments to the bill for the .qiisliration of mxition were proposed and lot. Judge Tafi's roxignalitm was ltid before t'i llrxje and excepted. He goea immedi ately to Woodcock to attend court. Got Farnha'n has vetoed the bill to practirally aboliah gind jurors. CONORFfSIONAL BECCSS. The Ilouae yesterdT Tote-I l'J5 to 74 to take a two weeks' holiday recess from next Wednesday. The Chilians bays eaptire1 Pisco, io Peiu. after sharp fight and are man b ing oa to Lima. WATCHES, CLOCKS, JEWELRY, nn ma cat and evening i silver ware ! One Half of our Store Utilized for Holiday Goods I Presents ! Large Sale aud Small Profits is our aim. Sec our Alain Advertisement in Bellows Falls and Brattle boro papers. Vours Respectfully, E.8.&A.H. SAB1N. We have just received a large in voice of New and Desirable Goods from tlie largest Jewelry and Silver ware manufacturers. JUST THE THINGS FOR mmm Year s STAIR OP VBRMOMP, Mabiboiio, US. Th Probate Couit for Mirt Untnet. J o nil pertunt mterwted In the Ktteof Harribt L. I Incolm, of Newfune, deceased. Grfttiut; Wtierru, Klkamah K. Lincoln, hat preaent ed to Hue Court an Instrument purporting to be the Inst Will of laid deceaaed, for probate : You are hereby notified that tnli ourt will decide upoa tne frobtte or eaia iiiibruiiiriu v tne efamo thireuf io t held at Ihe Probate Offloe in Bnitl hnrn In uir) Hill net. nn the Uit HatlirdHT of 1- c-mber, A. D. IS1, when and where you inaj ap- psir and eoutet tne iime, u tou cause. 17 ft. w. bToblMltu, Ktiriater. PRESENTS. Cjtate of term on r: wkstiiin9tbb, ks me O froi'Ate rourl for utunci To all nm urn i ti LtireRtcd In the E-iate nf LeoN ard Howard, iaie of Louduudvrry, iieueauexl. Q net ing . WlxTfM, Betsit A. Howard, has presented to this Court an Instrument purporting in U the last Will tiffild dneiHw, for prohsip Yu are hereby notified Hint this Omm will de He upott the prorate of Mil InMrumeni at t e ! ti ih. reo( to b- hld at the Pn.l.atOfflo In T n-t he d. In amid Dlsirlet, on the tlmi Weloeaday ol siiinuary. a. o io-", n nn a-no wnere you mav ap pear aud ceutwsl tbe aauie. If yii se rate. ' 17 C. B. tDUV, Kefflawr. CTA rE OF TKKMONT, Marlboro 83 By Ibe K7 rroDAie uiun lor aaia inair'Oi To all peraona fii arMisNt hi ihe Eiat of Bra iiRD uoie lieof Wjiitii ghm, iu taJd xiuirict. You are hcivtiy notlfird that this Con rt will ile cineuptin the allowance of ihaoi'ou'it of asahcl uorb. tvzetuioroT tne :aai win oi said oeteaMe-i. aud decree distribution loereut to the Demon entitled at the st-ftion thereof U be held at the Probata umcein Haiuebni. on tne last aturdsy of Dereiaber, A. D. when and wheieoumy be hestrel in the premiaea. If you see cause. II K. W. STODDARD, leister. STATKOP TBKMONT, WRSTMlNtTiR, HI Bf tee Pmbate Court far Said Uisti let. je all persuus interssted in the bisteor Geoiuii L. Williams. Ut of Londonderry, tn f-aid Duy tri' t deceased, Orttitiuf : You are hareb? notified that thla Court will de cide apon the apt'lfoatioii of Sarah U W iixiama, widow of Mild deceased, for the appointment oi mmiKaiouera to set out tho H"uieu-ad to her and the minor children at the sesaiun thereof to he held at he Probate office tn l'.wiiafisn,i. in said Li ilct, .n the tiiat Vdnaday of January A u. w im and where you auy be beard In t he prcoiUts, if you sue caua. 17 C. B. KUOT, ReejisteJ THK. CONGREGATIONALIST. Its list of eontrlaKitora embracn inch nsaes ss Prof A uttin PhfloH, I) V, hose Irrrt rmk uw I T urja, Htiaan CVolMl:e, Prtatdrot j c Bart lett Marnn H aria ml, Kev i, W Ba-on, O . (mto E Wanna;, Jr. auo many others wtto stave aiuined a nattonal reputatmn. tmr sbMth mihoI sDepartment for text t an der tee chars of Rtw A K haumrr of New York, who i. known as one of the fitoat Mirvatire wnlrit and thinkfistm thiasublet-t is th niB,ltr Our Chii'lren's l)ewrtm-nt la anatMnrd bf stt'-k writers as Mr C t' t- ffln, ErtMut liifffrwotl tn natural htatory, W J K'f. an t others equally eminent, and it will be fonnu entertaining u4 i. siruvttve u all, b-Klt touns: an I old. in an iH-iianuieuu, Literary, News, p.etle1, Motienotd and sel-ctMis. tfte rt-ater w.ll n.l ihe (!tKar,TioAi ist luilf ahresAi of ihe titnes It totH-bes aobjet-ts of current intereat to tbe rrlif -io p'lhhc every wnr not only hw ru eiitoiial a;tto e. but by a treat amount of FarmaTaph an !ort UMtter mwb as ail at triad to rei nt. j f'-r m pr-m.nm!, but are nw ntnidins: apoa ir -r ivii woat otuiTwiae wiftit oe repaired fr tfial ptVae. 1 h- amount of m''y paid oat MHntiata in a einfie twt to writers for the ro.witoATl-lMi.rT Kuw eirta titatiaaeawnded ia vbts wa for sis; ssonihaor a ytr fn isn h oeninry aro. ssneen vent f "ee. Price tsioa fox. Be sure and look at our stock be fore purchasing. NO OLD GOODS! Everything Fresh and Hew, and at prices to suit hard times. Old Gold and Silver taken in ex change for goods. In addition to oar Urea stock of Laos Goods. Stlk, Linen and Cotton Handkerchief", Glove. Hosiery we naie nuwi one nut or our store wi h Jewelry. Dolls. Vase, MnttHnche Cups, Fancv Teacuos and Haiicer'. Toilet Sets, Cliriir eia and CsV-eS, Photograph Albums, Picture Hook', and Toys and an innumerable quantity of beautiful articles, both useful and oitiamentHi. Thfwu eoods will be cheer ti It hown bv ten- tlemaulT attendant and sold at a small oommla- slon above cost. A small stock only left, to ctoee at buyers' prlc a. Woolens Our Own Make. Our sales arc r"Od, and our prices Insures a rale to every customer. We are bound to sell what we have before making now g.jods foa the com I ing season. CLOTHING ! freely and does not need advertising. EOBES AND BLANKETS. Ou3 e are much lancer than they were last yetrf we have just returnee from Boston with a vorfiiarge Hfieunoii oi inme kuous winnn we iihtc now" in store ana solicit your attention We sold the firet JAPANKK WOLF KOKE8 hi this vicinity at Bellows Falls lour year ag. We buy tier 1 tlrectiy ot Importers and manufactur er.) ar I tne rubes we tlrsc sold are practically a good as new and arc proving the ciiespeMt and moMt lean able robes in use ButTalo Uobea and Coats are cheap and sell ireeiy.- DRY GOODS ! Our stock of good is In large varletv and es pecially low prices will be given on some of them to dose. bee onr new prices on BUck Cashmere, Al ilea, urocaaes. utiigDsuns, fauiaids, rrlnu aud , We now have a largelStock of STUDENT CHAIRS, FOLDING CHAIH8, Foot Rests. Fancy Stands, Slipper Backs and Hassocks. Also wortc raDies a naiian unairs, au kinds of Furniture, at low prices. JOHN RETTING & SON, HIH SlSall, EBATILIS3I1S, V X'. HAWLEY offers 85 Dozen Embroidered -End White Lawn Ties at lOcEachl lOc each! lOo each! being a Jobber's entire Stock just Closed out at 60c on a dol lar. tar tar toy- tar i FAST! -is A. II CLAPP & CO. Things4J wanttoTjo. USE HYERS' SALT packing your pork. for BUY THE SUNLIGHT Oil, 160 fire test, best in the world. GET A FAVORITE Clothes Wringer, something new. DRINK THAT BEST 0 G Java Coffee, everyone who uses it, says it is the very best. A. C. DAVEHPORT. Xota Jlcnc. All c-rl r C. F. THOMPSON 4 CO., Orslera ia Hardware, Iron, Kails, Metala. FINE GROCERIES & FLOUR, BECOME DCE JAIf DART 1. IS81. rAXTED. To mrr -r of Cta n net Mtww. wh I r. RUMtT. to istmtvr s. TVM, miaiin. is. fUTIU twit mntica. SMALL WARES. Laces, Kdttfng, Ruffles and Ruffling. Oloves, Hmierr, Haiuikerchii(t. 8illt, Linen and O tton Yarn. Thread. Silk and TwUt. Ptrfuuisrr. 8rars aud show cases full of notions to numerous to enrol L UNDERWEAR. In this department we have a larger st ck than last year lor Ladies. Gentlemen and Chlldreu, ur sales are I ante every week. W ha e the Bradford Beanluirioa Koods, a quality we did not aeep iu . Hats, Caps, Buck Gloves, and Mittens. with a larsre varfetr of winter Gloves and Mft lens whU'h we have recently purchased by es 1 chsniriiisr our clotb made at our mill, we sell at a I very suiaii ruvanre. GROCERIES. We hit re lust received a rnnd kuddIt of Snrsr. Tea, CoftW. SvnipafolaMteSsHpireM, New Rat: in. I wu. laptoca. 4min, ream tartar rtour ana the quality and our prices will speak tor then. selTes. 'i are harlns: a lsnjreMle of Tnhecro. Clears and Confectionery, Mid are ihereforv carrying a inn sssiittnieni and snnpir. s aim nave re cently received over k bushels re4 Turk's Is land Malt. Terv white and clean, rend for stock. and junt what we tiel but cannot atway vet to salt our met Wa are now running our I'arei mil, and nave a marsei ir imi. Inn, Mood, U r P'trk. Urd. Butter, rheeae. aVt. potaiiss rain, all kinds, Hsy and fltraw, ail of a hl h e shall be glad to take In exrhanse fr Dry 4nof. fi.nhins;, Mnbes, Bl.nktta, Ac, sMmamg our system ot Duinesa "Bsaif Py biI Lwag; Crwdlt,1 ey for ihfw wi Dt sub fw f-- That Frink sells the best Goods for the least money. WATCHES, CLOCKS. Chains, Silver Spoons, Frait Knives ! Silver Napkin Rings, Upera glasses, Cameo, Amethyst, Pearl, lurquoise, Garnet Intaglio, Band and Plain Gold Rinas. all at the Lowest Prices. Call in and see them. ilwiy. i pleasars to tin sj Steel. Don't forget the place, FRINK'S. Located in STEEX'S BLOCK. NOTICE! j Sf B I V I "ama into th MMiaaura of Ui rnb-1 iiuliVAI ! scnMrlaat auminrr, s small two I years 0i1 Hifr, lifHt rei or ytl-1 low Is Ylor, wuh a lew whiw iot8 on r. 'I s. ' owner can have her lir payins for thie atlvenw. ! mrnt. anU (or to. kMpili. i.Y. il ln ' l-4w UiuKor.i, Uco. 14, lass. I To those Looking for Business. Ws offer far sale, Btat and County Rig at, for oat oi in ohm CLOTHES WASHERS Kvtr Invented. WANTED. are In want of goods and do lAe Money. Onr store Is sitnated at aa rqnal riitanre from several adj tmiec towns being miles from Hmdiiiae, tr.ra Athens ,1 lr.ua W indham, ffr.na Tothend, 7 Mm raftou. trooa Wcat nluater. fnca Cambriilgeport. W reapeetfally telle ft yoar atlentenn and tsatmnaac it we caa do you and ourselves mutual ly a brae It. K. S. & A. II. SABIN. $300 VEll MONTH ! mTi "prr rtay and nprnwv, workn f r u "-w In .vry h,n tn ih l'nli. tL.a, wi Mirj or wiwtwt, sa pr, d.T mi orirart, 'M, auo.lw ut ht kKlnr SWKnll saruralan rrr. A 'Mr., aim ainriiir iw csl. lUckralc wUm, Ms. swis bmH tuibli mm to hII sjnrwrrr Hawk, Inciadlnc many n an4 ra.ua'.'. .urtiMltim whlt'tt help In.urr eueortfc lrev.Hie kiiwlels. of tb. bu.lee "t caential. To ,ui-ce.fiil tneu j.wvl wam will os lm' a.l.lr, KiTins full oa, as pcartotta oecopallo.. sud rvfreaoe. VEO. A. ITOME, NararrrsBSM, HAVE YOU EVER KNOWN Ast nerana to be serkmsly III without a week sinarh or inactive liver or kidney? And I when the organs are tu good cmiIiuo do yon flat their po-seavor enjoying g-od health? : astrsiera ItlMger Twsilc always regulate 1 the- important O'gsna, and Brvar fails to snake the tilotat rkh and puie. and lo strrngihe every i part of tte s stent. It ha enreu hundred nf de l sairin( invalids Ak yumr ttyighbot About ft. awi CORN SIIELLER, f for which. In the quantity of its work, we chsj. lenge competition of the owner of anv aheiier ivw in use for a parse of ; .si. Alao for sale ; other late ami valuable luventiona. Parties hav- ' ins? froiB f. ) tOlHi.-W wMl SOU n f-r tketr intertHtt Ut call upon us before Investing. We want an agent tn each mate wnn la an ex'-rt la the nego tiating of hi ate aod Uounty riguta. Send for U Instrated otrcnlar. Addrea H. at. fRTF k PO. w' 9 tSadbury m t Bostcw. mm mm mm CLl AT . CARPENTER'S ros Toys and Fancy Goods For the Holidays. V ALSO DIARIES OF ALL KINDS. XL J. CARPENTER, Elliot Street. - BrnUleboro, Vl. 17-lw MILE NOTICE. TV anrarrlbcr haTtrtf a lam atort sr th Nwt Jerarr Cowa tbat ran be f-.und la Windham Cunry. and can therefore furnifh the heM milk thai I. ul opii ihe Inrrket, will wi.ply all rv aiwkf ll niatoeaer. ktr the old price of ft erne, Kremlin. Mtiea Milk fna the l cooler Creamer rl"K .11 Ih. keepio,; .jualirea of r aiiik. snd:Butlermtlk.deliverelale-nopere;art. 1 will alao deliver nlik to any ewtoaaef sawrstBs w seeatiif, or Both, ss tarj peeler. tfiS AC KIWTOS. w suae rery Attrartlva Ktylew era aw Kcaiy. MA ROW 'BRST CABIN Kl" OR PtKIXR OR lANH IN TH B WOKLD. winner. of ihiirheot diatio.'thiii at ivemt eaaar airs w,ki-i r.tHiaiTto.1 roa THiaTFix Tia. Price.. Bl ar an. , iia . 10 "I'wari For eaar na- SSAnLIW iDeDia, StLSh a quarter and npward. ICaulogTiea free, kl W) A HAMLIN OHUA mi., H Trrmonl M . Inn. SiH)N: KA lit St., (I nion xioarej I VOKK; MS W'atakak ATcaset.t.UKAiKl. B.wlS D. GUNN& CO BRATTLEBORO, VT., STkolfasM sad Retail Dealera n mt, salt t rirtiti nsi UMtES. flaTEIU. atli. CRACKtR. CANVCO OOODs, OHAXUEKa. LIMo.tS, Ac. El law, aesr