SEMI-WEEKL BANNEE TUESDAT, DEOEMBER 18, 1894.
air. II. N. Parlchurat
Gould Not See to Read
Inflammation in the Eyes
A Buslncss Man Curcd by Hood's
Perfect Eyeslght Rostorod.
Itcad the lettcr ot Jlr. II. N. Parkhurst. a
dealer In cranlte and m.niufacturer o granlta
nouumcnta at Barre, Vt.:
"C. I. IIooil & Co., Lowell. Mass.:
"Last wilder I was taken witli scrofulous
sore cyes. I was totally bllnd In ono eye and
the otUer was so badly affected tliat
I Could Not Soo
to read or wrlte. Jly cyes palned me very
much for Uirco or four liumllis, and for about
threo weeki before I went to Burlington for
treatment, the paln wns liardly endurable. On
my return frnni r.urlliiKton iu Aprll last, 1 could
not see any lictter than liefore 1 lcft home. At
this ttiiu-1 coinmeni'eil to tako Hood's Sarsapa
rilla and liavc now takcn two bottles.
I Can Now Soo
ns well as bcfore the affllctlon ; can sce to read
mid carry on my husiuess, that of a manufac
turer of granlto niomiinents, without the ald of
glasses. AVhen I left the doctor's caro I could
liardly bcar the light on my eyes, and had to ba
very carefnl whcn out on the street alono.
IL.od's Sarsaparilla has purlfled my blood and
been the means of restoring my eyeslght. It
hasalso helped me ln other ways. I am not
now trouhled wlth constlpatlon, my dlgestlon ls
better and I fcel liko a new man." II. N.
1'AltKiiuitsT, Ilarre, Vermont.
'Hood's Pills aro purcly vcgetable, and do
notpurge. palnorgrlpe. Sold by all druggists.
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dcscrlbes methods of cultiva
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BOSTON, MASS. CU7
IN THE LOCAL FIELD.
Tho intolligonco has boen retfoivcdhoro
rccently of the dcath of Julia DouRlass
Fay Waldonburg of Urooklyn, N. Y. Mrs.
Walaenburff will bo remomborcd as tho
authoress of tho famous poom "Tho Bat
tlo of Bennington." Sho was a daughtor
of Gco. Fay and nrand datightcr of IIo
man Fay of UenninRton, and was a lineal
dcsccndant of Landlord Fay of tho old
Johu Toroy ontho "flats" north of tho
monumont, has crcctcd alargo ico liouso
aidin company with Mr. Hawkins of
Shaftsbury, will supply tlns placo with a
flno quality of ico auothor summor.
Claronco C. Sibloy, son of Ilon. Tar
raut Sibley, who is iu businoss in New
Tork, is spcnding a fow days witU his
Wm. Ilon, who purcbased the Nicholcs
Snydor placo in the "west part," is to
orccta now liouso. Kussolt & March
havo beon drawing tholumber.
Dicd in New York City, Dec. 0th,
Georgo Absalom Potcrs, son of Dr. Ab
salom Poteis, who vas forraorly pastor
of tho Old First Church in Bennington
Ccutrc. IIo was born hcro whilo his fa
ther was pastor, aud in his youngor days
attcnded school at tho old Seminary.
Tho monoy for a piano lor tho Congro
gational Suntlay school is nearly all sub
scribcd, and a committco cotisisting of
II. T. Cushmau and wifo, and Mrs. II. C.
White has been appoiuted to selcct and
Itoger Peck, a stmlont at Saxton's Hiv
cr Acadcmy, is ono of tho first of our
young pcoplo attending school out of
town to return for the holiday vneation.'
AVillio Wilcox, who is now following
his ctnployment as draughtsman in tho
olBco of F. Kcott, is warmly congratulat-
ed on so completo a recovory from his
Hev. W. A. Uushco of Wallingford, in
oxnhango witli Kov. C. II. Peck, gavo two
good sermons on Sunday last.
Tho annual Festival and Fair of tho
ladics' of tho Congroifational church
aad congregation, will ho held in tho
p.irlors of tho church 011 Friday ovening
of this week. A turkey and ulnckcn pio
supper will he sprcad at bix o'clook, and
tho usual fancy tablo with artieles suita
ble for Christmas gif'.s and for tho beau
tifyingoftho home, will call for iis
shaio of iiatronagc.
Tho J. G. McCullough iiro company
recontly organized is m a Uourishing
condition and havo evidontly como to
stay. Thcy alrcady havo a list of over
fifty mpmbcr in good standing, besides
an honorary list of fiftecn porioiis, amoni:
tho latter wo notice tho names of J. G.
JlcCullough, llov. Ph. LaChance, Sam'l
15. Ilall, II. T. Cushmau, W. G. Shaw,
C. II. Iloughton and othcrs. Tho com
pany announcc a fireman's ball to bo
givenat Hank Hall tho 2Sth inst., which
110 donbt will bo well patronizcd as tho
procccds aro to be devotcd to tho noies
sities of tho campany
Androw Oatman has gono to Connecti
cut and Now York for a visiting trip.
Tho ladics will not hold thcir fair this
wcck on account of tho cntertiinment
but will civo further notice later.
JI. C. Barton of Shaftsbury, and his
brother W. II. Barton of lowa, visited
tneir sistur, Mrs. M. L. Davis on Satur-
day, last. Tho hcalth of Myron Barton,
who has bcen on tho sick list for somo
time, is much iniprovcd.
Many aro now visiting Spclman's storc
as the now stock of Christmas goods is
Tho conccrt in the other villago isquito
well spokcn of by thoso who attcnded
from "this side."
Thcro is to bo an olocutionary entcr-
tainmcntin tho Methodist church on
Jionday cycning by Miss Ethelynd
Thoy aro soon to havo tho electric light
restored at Ilalo's shop. It has beon
much misscd in tho community.
Tho children of the Congrcgational
Sabbath school aro practiciug Christmas
excrcises for ncxt Monday ovening. Wo
have bcen told that tho Methodist peoplo
havo a Christmas trco at tho church on
Tuesday ovening, but Ihis is notofllcially
A sorics of nicctiugs will bcgin at tho
Baptist church, Deccmbor 30th, conduct
od by Evangolist Itcv. W. II. Ilurlbutt
of Ohio. A cordial invitation is cxtcnd-
cd to all Christian wOrkors.
Mrs. G. T. Parker is couflned to her
homo by illnoss.
Mrs. C. II. Barbor visstcd last weok in
East Albany, N. Y.
A Christmas ontortainmont is undcr
progross by tho Methodist Sunday
school. Tho music is undcr tho direc-
tion of F. E. Lewis.
Mrs. E. C. Barbcr of East Albany, N.
COUGHED DAY AND NIGHT.
Tliree years ago, I
iros io elclc I could not
cat, ileep or walk, for I
coughed all dar and
nl(tht, mr -welrht was
rcduccd from 160 to 127
pounds. Tho Uret nlght
that 1 glcpt four houra
at one tlme, irat after
I had taken threo
doaes of Dr. Flerce'a
Golden Medical DIscov
ery. Tho offeneive tnat-
ter eipcctoratea itcw
lefls everr dar and
rben I had taken tho
-wbole of one bottle I
llUt. I F. COATES. couM gleep aU fht
wlthbut coughlnir, and have been well erer
Jlrs- LOUISE P. COATES,
Jtlvthtbournc, Kingt Co., N.Y.
nn MONEV nETtlRNED.
In Bovcre Couchs, Broncblal, Throat and
Lung Diseases, Astnma, Bcrofula in very
form, and even tho Scrofulous affoction ot
tho lungs that's callod Consumption, in all
118 Caruor stagua, tuu uumwi j uuiuu.
Y., spcnt Friday with Mr. and Mrs. Win.
J. W. Ilalev of. East Wostmoreland.
made a flying visit to'Pownal on Tues
day of last weok.
A Christmas tree is ccntcmplatcd for
tho children of tho Baptist Sunday
A. II. Potter is attending Decombor
court in Bennington as a juryman.
Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Masou havo re-
turned from thcir Wostern trip.
Wo omitted to noto tho visit of Mr. S.
Marsham and sister, Tbanksgiving time,
to his daughtcr, Mrs. II. 1 Eaton. Mr.
Marsham's visits aro raro, but ho usually
manages to pass ThanksKiving in town.
Mrs. Frank Grout of Stratton, accom-
panied by Mrs. Dunlap of East Arlington,
woro gnests of IT. G. Buck and family.
ono day last week.
W. B. Andorsou, of Manchester, was
in town ono day last weok.
Mrs. II. G. Buck was in Kutland, sov-
eral days last week.
Gco. McCollom and sister of Soir.cr-
yillo, Mass., wcrogucsts at II. G. Buck's,
rccently. Thcir father, Hov. J. C. Mc
Collom, was for many yoars tho holoved
pastor of tho Congrcgational church in
East Arlington, oftcn supplying tho pul
pit in Bothsaida Chapcl, died in 1SS3 and
tho young pcoplo catno at this timo with
tho rcmains of their dovoted motlier,
which wero laid to rest besido her hus
band, in Evei green comctory. They hao
tho sympathy of many frionds in their
Tho snow which, howovcr, was scarco-
ly cnough to warrant tho gcnor.-tl uso of
sleighs, is nearly gono.
Miss Kato Shermau, of West Itupcrt,
ias bcen hircd to teach the school on tho
"Green" this wintcr, and coinmcnced
Mrs. C. A. Derrick, who has bcen ill
scvcral wecks, though not yot well, is
somowhat iniprovcd sinco our last refer
cnco. Miss Fannio Ilaski.n, rccently passsd a
day in Albany, N. Y., shopping; and
Miss Emily.Benedict in Troy, N. Y.
Hooslck. N. Y.
Mr. and Mrs. Cobra Quackcnbush and
daughter Florence sail for England and
Francc, to bo absent for about threo
Mrs. James Ilughcs has returned from
Gloversville, whero sho went to sco hcr
daughtcr, who has been very ill.
James Huglies and family havo rc
cently moved into tho "Lodgo" at tho
entranco of Cobra Quackcnbush's rcsi
denco. Irvin Aldcrman is very ill with scarlet
fovor at Edward McKeon's. Tho liouso
is qu trantincd.
hutlicr Grovor has just niovcd into tho
liouso vacatcd by Bcnjamin Hoag, who
has scttlcd for tho time being atlloosiok
Mits Kato Brown of Bennington was in
town last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Gower of Amstordam aro
visiting thcir soa, N. W. Gowcr.
Mrs. Kev. II. L. Jfarvin has returned
from Woodbury, N. J., wlioro sho has
been for soveral wceks to visit hcr par
Becembor 2nd thcro camo a child to
brighten tho houschold of Mr. and Mrs,
lohn A. Picrco.
Tlicrmometcr rcgistcrcd 70 hcro Sat
urday. Veritably a spring day.
Thcro will bo a New England suppcr.
Dccember 10th, at tho Baptist church
Piocccds for church jiurposes.
Tho jury in the caso of A. A. Brimmcr
vs. Waltor Sinith for stock trcspassing,
brought iu a verdict of "no causo of ac-
tion." Tho caso was tried .it tho town
rooms, Hoosick Falls, on Thursday, bo
foro Justico Caliill.
North IlouNlcK, IS. V.
William Johnson and family wero
plcasantly surprised Thursday ovening
by a large numbcr of frieuds, tho occa-
sion bcing I f irthday of Mr. Johnson.
IIo was tlrt et d witli au easy chair,
A very enjoyoio evoning was spent.
Extensivo proparations aro being mado
for a Christmas trco for tho church and
NEWS AND NOTES.
Tho Michigan plau is bccqming very
popular. It consists in sending ono Dom
ocrat to the Stato Lcgislatitro. South
Dakota is tho latcst Stato to abopt it.
They aro laughingat a now Congrcss.
man olcctcd in Ohio who sont this dis
patch to tho Fourth Assistant Postmaster
Gcneral: "Stop all appoiutmcnts in this
district until I can seo you. I am clcct
cd." Buthore:i ly entertains a viow of
his dutics no duicrcnt from that on
which most older Congressmou act.
Congrcss has ono imperativo duty to
perform, tho appointmcntof a committeo
to invcstigato tho awful chargo that Mr.
Thurbor was guilty of using profauity
on election night.
Tliero secms to havo beon a little
misunderstanding about tho Grcsham
Prcsidcntial boom. It was not for tho
Presidoncy of tho United States, but of
Ilannibal and Aloxandor will proba-
bly bo sorvcd up by tho magazines as soon
as tho Napolconio rcvival is ovor, no thcir
fricnds will do woll to bo propared.
Tho turkoy that has beon shaking
liauds with himsclf for cscaping tho
Thanksgiviug tablo is now brought faco
to faco with tho approacli of Christmas
If Mr. Clovcland is afraid to etay in
tho Whito liouso without a soatry box,
why docsn't ho hiro a Bubstittito? Tho
sorviccs of Mr. D. B. Ilill could bo ob
taincd at a vory small salary.
Mr. William C. P. Brcckinridgo of
Kentucky, would grcatly obligo tho citi
zen body of tho Unltcd States by kcep-
ing in tho scattorlng coluran during tho
romainder of this Congrcss.
liateman 8 Drops, Qodfrey a Cordial, many BO-callod Soothlng Syrups, and
most rcmedies for children aro composcd of oplum or morphlne f
Po Yon Know that oplum and morphlno aro Btupefylng narcotlc polsons T
P" Yon Know that In most countries druggists aro not permitted to Bell narcotlca
without labellng thcin polsons J
Po Yon Know that you Ehould not pcrmlt nny mcdlclno to bo glvcn your chlld
unless you or your physlclan know of what lt Is composed f
Do Yon Know that Castorla Is a purely vegetablo preporatlon, and that a list of
Ito lngredlents Is publlshed with cvery bottlo f
Po Yon Know that Castorla Is tho prescriptlon of tho famous Dr. Samucl ntcher.
That lt has been ln uso for nearly thlrty ycara, and that moro Castorla la now sold than
of aU other rcmedies for children comblned ?
Po Yon Know that tho Patent OITlco pcpartment of tho Unltcd States, nnd of
other coantrles, havo Issued cxcluslvo rlght to Dr. Ktcher and his asslgns to uso tho word
" Castorla " and lts formula, and that to Imltato thcm ls a stato prison olTenso f
Po Yon Know tbat ono of tho rcasons for grantlng this government protectlonwaa
bccausa Castorla had been proven to bo aosolutoly Iiarmloss?
Po Yon Know that 35 avorogo dcses of Castorla aro furnishcd for 35
oonts, or ono ccnt a doso f
Po Yon Know that when possessed of this perfect preporation, your children may
bo kept well, and that you may havo unbroken rest J
'Woll, thaso tMnga are worth knowing. They aro facta.
Children Cry for Pitcher's Castoria
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