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FR1DAY, JANUARY t. 18K1.
Silver ware at Wales'. All klnds ef nuta nt ManneyV. Diaries for 1883 at Qauvin & Co.'a. Buy your weddinff presents nt Wales'. Flour, flour, flour, nt Sliohlon & Co.V. Providence River oysters at Mnnnoy's. Stocktng lieel jirotectors at Beckwith & Co's. Tlio hcst dining rooms in lown at Man ney'a. Try tha Uncle Remus cigar, livo cents, at Mannoy'e, Woven wire irmttresses cheaier than ever at Swiney'a. Buy your boots, ehous and rnbbera at Sheldon Si Co.'s. Mixed cnndy twenty centa a iound nt Manney's. A larfce lino of chromoa ar.d irnnel luctures nt Qauvin & Co.'a. Buy your stationory andblank books ut Gauvin & Co.'a. Accounta of more thnn sixty days muat be settled. Shkldon & Co. Chamoia and fleeced lined shoea, sott nnd warm, nt Beckwith & Co.V. Perfect fittinR ladiea and misaea shoea at reasonable pricea nt Bond Broa'. H. B. DodRB haa a largre atock of wood. lumber, shingles, elapboards. eto. The fineat line of photopcraph nnd nuto Kraph albums und velvel framea at Gauvin & Co.'a. Orders for ice in larffe or amall nuantitjea Ieft nt Brouillette'a Keatnurant will receivo prompt attention. Rfimember tha crieat. barcrains you can iretat Miner& Wricht'a lewelry store. 40 per cent diacount, All accounta tnade with ua beforo Nov. 1, muat be settled by Jnnuary 1, 188J. F. A. Bond & Bno, 500 copiea Evan's etandard aheet inuaic, only five centa a copy, juat received nt Case 6i Kiaer urug Store. Vnr tnlrrnrH and fnrnittira trener.llly. cnll at Chamtmtrne's. in Tiipiwr's block. He underaella every one. The fineat lot of photofirnph ulbuma ever onereain town, .at low pricea, is ni a. v. Urown's photoftrapu rooraa. Cajipbt SwKKPEiia. JuBt received a f resh lot of the CottaRe carpet aweepera, Riiaran teed to be the boss, nt Iiarl & Barnnm'a. Fon Salb. My home f nrm in aouth part of town. containinR 280 ncrea. A lirst class farm in every respect. Terma of payment mnde easy. MK3. Wm. F, Goodkich. The annual meetinff of the Ladies' Lihrary Aasociation, for the election of oflicera for the ensuing year. will be heici atineijiorary room on Tueaday, Jan. 9, 1883, at 3 o'clock P.M. Ton Larock wanta to buy poultry at his place of buaineaa on SeymoHr Street, nearly oppoaite the cattle yarda in Middlebury. The highest price will be paid .for poultry alive or ureaaea. l.i P, Champagne keepa constantly on hand uunai ca8ea oi mn laiesi paiierna wnicn will be aold at nricea so na not toiimioverixli the livinR. A nice lot of irimminga of vanoua styles Ior outaiue anu lnaitle. Wantkd. Two good nffenta to nell the "Genuine Singer Sewinff Machine in Mid dlebury nnd Vergennes. For particulnra naaresa Tne Kincer Jmuiuiactinnifr uora pany, 68 Church street, Burlington. Vt. Tobaccos, cigara, candies, confectionery, liula. frniln in their aeason. ov.stera and everything in thia line, nlwnys to be found at the old Hub Uinintr Booma in Uyer'a uiock. Uive me a call. I'HBLrs cooniiAy Fineat watchea, clocka nnd jowelry. best Rogera Broa plated ware; nlbuma, atntipn ery, notiona, confectionery nnd everything in our nne ai ine oiu manu oi n. u. lumer & Co. Beat gooda of the kind in town and t i. i-: . . i t t : LTOHL KU1U IllllUtf, U11U at lUlftCBl (ilictrr. Lobt. Between mv houae on North Plens ant St. and the Poat Ofiice a lady'a red ailk pluah pocket-book containinR between $50 and $80. A rewnrd of $5 will bo given to nny one leavmg same at tne rost uince. Gkobgk E. Hammond. The annual meetinR of the Vermont At- wood Merinn Sheen C'lun will be tielu nt the Addison HouBe in Middlebury, on Wednesdav. Jan. 17. 1883. at 10'o'olocK a. m.. for tha election of ofticera and nny other buHinewa that may properly com betore llie meetinR. w. v. bmith, rres i. Gbo. Hammoxd, Sec'y. Widllebury, Dec. 10. 1882. Dr Hal&ey will remove his otlico Jan. 1, 1883, to the house he erpects to occupv, owned by Mrs. Qeo. Hammond on South Ptaaa&nt Street, oua door south of Mra. Judd WriRht'a residence. where ordera from any of his patrona will receive prompt attention day or night. Orlice houra until 8;30 in niorning. from 12 to 1 at noon, nnd from otonm the evening. apeciai aiien' tion given to diaeasea of children, nnd aur iRsry. NoncB. All peraons indebted to the un d'ersigned for subacriptiona to the Register aro reapectfully requested to pay the anme by .lan. 10 next. upiomai iiaie payraeni Jor aubacrintions will be received at tne nd- vance rnte of $1.50 per annum. After that dat aettlement will be made with an attor ney at the regular rate of $2.00 per annum. with interest and costa added. lt ia hoped all will save money by raaking an early set tlement. R. M.Bailk?. Middlebmy, Vt., Dec. 10, 1882. Local Nows. Cold est. Doncinc school last nlirbt. Flrst lesson ln waltz. Ilenry HcLeod, Esq., Is on tlie slck A'. P. Tupper, Esq., does not vpcovor ytty fast from his illness. He U not yet aoie to uj auout. Tlie annual raasquerade bnll, or slieet nd plllow caso party, ls to occur the lat- lerparc or january. The winter term of Mlddlebnrv Colloue "hlfgan yesterday, nearly ull tlie boys be- iniOn jianu. Tlfere wcro only flfteen tnnrrlngea llconaes grnnteu by our town cierK uur lngn8S2, ngalnst twenty-slx ln 1881. lrof. 1). N. Burke of Mlnevillo. N. Y., nwT Prof. P. Burke of Coblesklll, N. Y hJUfW becn spendlng thelr Ynotlon ln lown. Te are abrry to learn that Itobblo Col HmIs lylng 111 with lung fever ln John- son; Vt.. where lie wcnt to spent llie bolIdayB. Tom Fllnt ls sald to liave had an ofler Dtnbout $10,000 for his "Potent Car Flro E&apc." Ilope lt ls so provlded he cta't get more. Correspoiidcnls should send ln thelr notes as carly ns posslblu, ns lt Is tlio In tcntion of the publlshcra to bc nhcad of timo, rntlicr thnn behlnd tiine. 'riiffdny tlio children wcnt bnck Into school nftcr thelr slioi't rnccsn, rvHtcd nnd InvlKorated and bct'tcr uble to cone with the problcms of school llfc. Ed. Burke, oftheflrm of Gnuvln &Co., nnd who hns bcen for some yp nrs with Ininus M. Slmlo ns n law student, is nulte scrloiisly 111. Tlie dnnce Tuesday cvo nt Fuller Pierce's wns partlclpated ln by nbout 20 couplcs. Prof. Wntermnn nsslstcd by Messcrs. Cobb and Jtidge furnlshcd the niusic. Slt down and wrlte tlio llsrures 18S3 nbout one tliousaud tlmes. You canthen hayc n rcnsonable hope tlint vou will not dato your lctters etc, Jan., 1882. Scvcrnl Mlddleburv pcople whoso rei- utations for trutli nnd vcrncity aio more Or less Rood, nver tlint they saw n ilnsh of liglitnln; last Sumhiy night nbout nlnc o'clock. The Cutter Mnrblo Co. held thelr nn- nunl iiifctlnp at Boston on Wcdnesday of tbls wcek. llon. h. D. Eldrcdge nnd M. V. B. Bronson wcnt from here to nttcnd. Somc of the wlieels in the town clock havc bcconie so dcmorallzcd bv thlrtv years constant uso that they will have to ue takcn out aud rcpalrcd before the clock can be inndc to strike correctly. "The Wliitemore and Clnrk Mlnstrels" will strike Middlebury tlio 11th lnst. Georsre M. Clark is with tlieni thls vear. They arc favorltes here and will have a gooil liousfe, as they always linve. In accordance with a clrculnr issucd bv tho Natlonnl W. O. T. U. all chrlatlnns are enmestly invitcd to attond n mcctlng ni tne jjiemouisi ciiiircn xuesuay ntter noon at 3 o'clock, for praycr and confer- IMICC. Darwin Itlder of the Addison IIcusc ls changlng oue of, his billlard tablcs into u flfteen ball pool table. Tho other bil llard tablo hns been rcpalrcd. and a stock of cues obtnintd. S. Y Mnyo hns charge of the alterntlons. Xew Y'car's passed off thls vcnr with- out anything pnrtlcular to chronlcle. There was some buslness donc, but the mniority of the people made n hollday of lt. About thirty of the vounEr peonle wcnt to Vergennes, nnd rcllocted crcdit on themselves and thelr town by thelr quiei nnu genueinnniy Dcnnvior. The consoliilntlnn nf tlm 1?pcricfnp n,.J the Jonrnal takcs place thls week, and nmui ine coiuusion oi nioving lliere will probably bc some inistnkcs, whlch our readcrs nnd ftdycrtisers should ovci look, as n. lirintliio' nlllpo ls nlinne nn nf Hm worst thiuga in the world to niove. Make an cntrv in vour dlnrv cncb dav. no matterhow unlin'portnnt, and you will acquire the luibit of ninklns; a mernoran- dum of your business cjgngemonts and oungauons, loungiauiessliouldn'tkeep theui, as they would be a dcnd give-awny in anj oouy scise nanus. A subscrlption bv the citizcns should hn raised for thu pui pose of defraylng the expcnse of removing the Silas Wright nionument to tlio park near Mrs. Slade's store. The neeessary amount could be easuy raiscii. At the vlllage niceting yesterday lt wns voted tonuthotizctlie trustecstopurchase 500 ft. of llncn bose. The wlves of the trustes onght to bo well-hceled thls winter at least. Lut what in the world will trustces Battell siud Sheldon do with thelr share of the pelf V Thcclcrkof utilon distrlct Noo wns the flrst to complr with the law and send in to the town clerk the district llst of births nnd deatlis. Tho distrlct clerks should promply comply with the law. Severnl applicants for pensions were exauiiucd here by the cxatnlnlng board, Wednesday. Oae of thein camo from eight miles beyond Schroon Lake, and snys he has berti examined twentv-seven times, nnd still has no pcnslon. Messrs. C. C. Pcck and W ir.Chanman have becn in Burton thls weck on busi ness iu rclatlon to the 'PccU motor" whlch they have pntentcd. The Inven tion is dcs Ined to u'evolutionize methods auioiig clcctriciaus. George Iteincle of Boston, formerly of Middlebury, was ln town last week for a short stop. Hc came ns far as Rutland witu tlio "Kugglcs" St. Quai tcttc of whlch he is n nicmber. They mivo a concert in Rutland last week. Mr. Rcmele is oneof tne nnest bass sololsts In Boston. Wcdnesday cve tho Tenncsseeans were said to have given a concert at School House Hall to a smnll house. The nllair was not very wcll ndvertlsed. nnd ns the usual cburtesy of tickets was net cxtend- cu we canuot say wliether the concert was good, bad or indiflerent. Jack Mlllcr and Charlie Pillsbury. both ofthoclnssof '82. Middlebury College, havc returned from Duluth, Minn. whero they have been cngaged In tenchlng. Miller is booked for an olllce in Rutland, and Pillsbury ls to rcturn West soon. Frank Brown of the same class came homo )Vednesday from New Y'ork state. where he has been trnvelllng for the Cut ter Mnrble Co. Thero was a llvcly and interestlng niceting of the Middlebury llro company Tuesday evenlnff. It was the nnntnil mceting for the election of ofllecrs. and the election resulted In the cholce of the followlng: foreman, Col. A. S. Tracy; flrst asslstnnt foreman, GeorgeE. Abbev: cnxn.wl ncototnnf IV... n f .1.'! QI.WIIII Hnniokuiiti 1,111. Vj. JjallJJHUl lUj , clerk, Samuel S. Brooks. A good-looklnjr and well dressed man nsked the fnvor of bclng nllowed to stay ln the Jall Tuesday night, ns he had no place to stay and no money. He clainied to be acnuaintcd with Jlrs. Hammond Ballou. Ho was given a supDer at n res taurant nnd nllowed to rcmaln in the lall orcr night. In tho mornlng ho "walked nis cnaiics" ior parts unKnown. The tnnny frlcnds of Mrs. John IJ. Stcele will be palnodto learn other denth. whlch occurred lnst cvenlnc nt about C o'clock. Sho hns been In an extro.nely low condltton for some time, nnd her dcath will not bo a surprise to those who know her condltlon. She lcaves three children. A very old plano, rentcd by II. L. Shcl- uon to uiuercnt persons ior many years, on Inqulry proves to have been the llrst nlnno ever used In Cornwall, the flrst In West Rutland, and tho llrst but one, the Robert Bates plano, used ln Middlebury. It ls an English plano, purchased In Montreal for Mrs. L. L. Tllden In 1823, and tho best that could be found in the clty. The price was over 8400. Havlnr falthfully answercd all demnnds upon lt for over flfty years lt will now be placed ln the museum to be admlrcd for Its nn-tlqulry. Mnrket day dld not ntnount tonnythlug ln Middldburr thls weck. It will proba bly revlve next week, ns tho holldays havo sorlously lnterfored with tho busl ness. Sam Brnssnu wns nrrested Wcdnesday by Dcpttty Sheiifl Rldor. nn n charge of attemptitig to make a cilininal assnult on a young womau from Salisbury, last Sat urday night. Brassnu was drunk when ho attcmpted tho deed. Thls is tho se- conil time 110 nas ninue nimseit Knownin thls wnv. Tho nuthorltles should sco to lt that hc hns no opportunlty to make any further attempts of the kind for some time. He was lct go on parolo ball until Saturday. Rcv. Joscuh Cook. known all over tho Chrlstlan woild as n lccturer, Is bookcd for Middlebury Jan. 12, at School House Hall. under tlio ausulccs of tho Middle bury I.ecturo Assoclatlon. He Is to be followed by Judgo Tonrgse, author of the widely read works"AFool'8Errand," "Brlcks wlthout Strnws," etc, Ex. Scnator Pnttcrson of New Hnuipshlre, who Is undoubtedly one of the lluest speakers in thls country; nnd W. I. Marsiiaii, tne ccicurated w esiern irnvci hcr, who lectures with the ald of n stereop tlcan on the "Yellowstone Vallcy." The selectlon of Mr. Cook to opeu the course ls u verv ludlclous one. His sub- ject will be "Tlie Sevcn Modern Wonders or tlie woriu." A counle of "nrnctlcal iokers" played n prank on n Weybridge St. mnn, which had the cll'cct of stirrlng up nulte a hor ntt's nest. The Ininn who lives on the street named had becn industrlously and. persistently suggestlng ln a joklng way that lt would bc qulte tlie tning ror the other two to mnke hlm n nrcsent of a turkev for New Years. An old gobbler npparently of not less than two or three decnues ln ycnrs wns prompuy seni 10 hlm, but wns so poor nnd old that you couldn't distlniulsh what kind of nn "nn- Imnl" lt was. The boy who dellvercd it clalras that the bretst bone of the turkey cut throuch hla buckskln tnltten. The Weybridge St. man is mnd. The celebrnted Halnes Brothers' Pianos nre bclng Introduced here, and wc hear of the purclinse of a number in thls vlclnity wlthin the pnst nionth. The Estey Orgnn Co., C01 Washington St. Boston, are gen eral managers for the manufacturers ln New Englund, nnd nro ofl'ering thcse flne Instruments at lowest prlccs on such easy tcrms that cverybody may have one. The Halnes Pinnos arc used and endorscd by tho greatcst nrtlsts in the world : Chrlstlne Nelson, Adelina Pntti, Clarn Loulse, Kcllogg, Einma Abbott, Brignoll, Emma U. Thursby, Vallena, by tne uranu eng lish Opern Co.. Her Majcsty's Opera Co. under Col. .T. H. Maplcson, and scores of others. A lady resldent of thls village, whoanticlpatcs moving, recentlydisposed of a Halnes plano whlch we understand had done sesvlcc in her f ainily for over 20 years, and it brought a good price at what might be ternicd a forced snle. The rcprcsentatlve of tho company will vlslt thls sectlon auout oncc a montn toremain a day or two, and our people will have an oDnortunitv to mirchase direct from flrst hands, thereby saving money, and can have any rcasonabienccomountton. 'jinose intercsted can sce lctters written by every ono of tho aboTO named artlsts, glrlng unqualificd testimony in favor of these Instruments, upon appllcation to our townsman, Mr.T. M. Chapman, and those who wish to learn further of tho Inducc ments and advantagss offered to purchas crs, cnn lcave thelr namcs with Mr. Chapman, who will hand thcm to the representatlve of the company. who will call upon thcm and nnswer all questions pcrtalnlng to the buslness. Tho flftleth annual mcctlng of the village of Middlebury was held at the Town room, Jan 3, nt half-past one. Jnmes M. Slade was clectcd moderator and II. L. Sheldon clerk. The reports of the, trustces, treasurcr. and the audltors were received, ncccptcd. and adopted. The followlng board of trustecs were clectcd In the order nnined. A. J. Marshall. O. F. Comstock, Dnrwln Kider. Wm. II. Sheldon, Charles C. Peck, T. M. Chapman nnd Joscph Battell. Clias. E. Plnney was clectcd treasurcr and M. A. Munroo was clectcd collector by nccla matlon, ns were B. S. Beckwith and Gcorgo E. Mnrshnll, audltors, nnd A. S. Trncey, water commlssloncr. There was conslderablc discusslon ns to what juts dlctlon the village had in the ruatter of hlghway taxes. B. S. Beckwith, Clms. M. Wilds, Ilenry L. Sheldon. Henry Lnngwortby, Dr. Gale. John L. Buttolph aud others particpatcd in the discusslon, nnd ns it would do no barni lf lt dld no good the mceting thought best to votc the tax for hlghways. It was voted that the trustces be authorlzed to purchaso 500 ft. more or less of flre hose. Thero was no village tax vothed, there belng over 1500 dollars to the credit of the village. A resolutlon was Introduced the trustecs bc Instructlng to remove the Sllar Wrlght nionument from Woybrldge to Middlebury the consent of the proner partlcs belng obtalned. Tho rcsolutlon callcd out conslderablc discusslon, and on a vote wns lost nnd so tho nionument of Sllns Wrlght will stlll remnln in Wey bridge mgleoted nnd uncarcd for. Ilenry L. Sheldon lead a papcr, showlng the dlflerence between tlie Middlebury of to-day and that of 1833, and cnlled the nttentlou of these prescnt to the fact that they were holdlng the flftleth nnnual meetlng. Tho village was flrst Incor pntcd by the lcgislaturo January 2 1833. Tho meetlng then adjourncd. Llst bf lctters remaiuing in the Mid dlebury post olllce Dec. 28th, and not callcd for wlthin 30 days. In calllng for tho above say ndvertiscd. Gentlomen H'llliam AuUin, Dr. E. Cook, E. Cohn, HonrvCjllins.Constane Delouey. James C. Davol, P.S. Dodgo, Byron Farnhatn, A. A. Golding, Stophen Horrick, Thomas E. Ilunt, Thomas Kurdlausky, Alfrcd Marvillo, D. P. McGlouchy, Frank McGrath, Frauk Mayhovr, H. P. Maynard, Josoph Murry, W. F. Macotnber, Wm. Mellou, Wm. II. Mnrry. Alfred Patterson, Lewis Parker, Jolm Itile, Sldney C. ltowo, Stcphen Smith, Dr. Powors, .1. 8. Sponcor, Dr. J. B. Suranor, P. GtiBolm Strack. Adelbrrt V. Walor man. Geo. C. IFobb. II. 11. Wrleht. II. A. Walkcr. II. A. Willlam,2, T. Well, C. Youiik. Ladlos-MiB. W. J. Anstlii. M. J, Boardman. Miss Jnnie Uaton, Mrs. Jnlio Bradloy, Mrs. Jennlo M. Downor, Mr. MnllKift Imi. PhllliD Delnhla. Miss Allda P. Fuller. Mrs, Anson Uatei, MlssZuba W. Uublanl. 2. Frankle L&nra, Misg Mattio E. Lortie, Mrs. James Lealiv. 2. Mrs. A. B. M-Iller, Miss Maggio Maguire, Miss M. A. Mlle, Miss Mattio Magee, Mrs. Ellen Nlchols, Mra. J. E. Palraer. Mra. Ulias. A. Held, 2, Mrs. F. O. lioso, Miss Anna J. Slow art, Mrs. Harriet Sprague, Mias Soynt, Mrs. M. W. Thompson, Mrs. Jonathan Wrlsley, Miss aiary u. weoKB, juri Robert Walker. County Nows. .LEICESTER. Mr. Henry Waish ls movlnir some of his old buirdlngn once belonglug to the old hotel phtceon Miln street to his pmce on lCailroiul street. The dearth of coal at tho Junetlon Is. we hear, at an end ; two carloads were recently received, whlch very mucli glad dened the hearts of every ono uslug that commodlty who had not a supply. Mr. O. C. Httntley has mado n canacl- ous ccllnr under his hotcl, and also a urnin irom tnero to the creek some 30 rods (a very wlse forcthought) to nllow tho water to run out nftcr n heavy sprlng lload. Tho Hall- road Co.. havc bullt n Inice rcscrvoir or water tank nt the Junetlon capablo of holdlng 10,000 galons of wnter, nnd also have crected a wlnd-mlll of two horso power, to whlch Is nttnched n pump to force wnter from the crcek In to sald rcservolr for the purposo of 1111 Ing their cnglues. Tho Brandon Llme Co. havo boen runnlng but one ktln for some time fast on account of bclng short of wood, but at the prcsent both nre now In f ull blast, haylng as niany orders as can be lllled. Tho Leicester Co., nro ln tho snme flx, prosperlng; botli compnnlcs, It is undcr stood, havc purchased n large amount of wuou. Buslness llvelr at the .Tuncttnn as well asthroughout the town. Every team inat can do procurcd ls now used for hauling wood to the Llme Kllns. Help i iu greai uemanu, ior cuopping coru- WOOfl nnil llrlvlnfr tnsma. Hnvnrnl nnp. loads of hop poles have already left the town for the hop country In N. Y. and T'tlfivlvnntn. 'Iln nmannt lilarli m-lin nf hops has cnhanccd tho price of hop poles curresponuingiy. noou, aisois m goou ucuinnu. SHOREHAM. L. C. Remele killcd two pitrs cieht months old, that weighcd 326 and 1-2 aua wn pounus respectlvely. At a mceting of (ho Sabbath school of tho M. E. church, December 31, i xsrookins was clecled supcrinton dent; E. P. Wolcott, assistant soper lntenuent, anu iurs. ummu rralt w retary, for tho ensuing ycar. Tho Ncwton dowal Journnl trives a obituary noticoof Judgo E. N. Gatos. iormer resiucnt oi aiioreiiain. Mr. Gatos was born in Shoreham, Addison coumy, vt., Jiine 7, laio, nnd died Deccmbor 13, 1882, in tho sixty- eigniu ycar ot nis ago. tio nas a lawycr ot extousive practico, and a man of prominenco aud influcnco throughont Jasper county. Ho wont west in I8a3. dudgo Uatcs was tho youngost of tcn children, who all llved to a maturo agc. Ilannah J., wldow of me laie uorastusd. woostor, ot Uom wall, Is now tho only livinsr mombep'o WEYBRIDGE. The soclal nt John II. Sprairiio's was well attended, A flne time. plenty of flrst class muslc, vocal and ltiitrumental. and a good suppcr was tho comment of all. Net proceeds 822.50. Rev. L. C. Partridge of North Benning ton, former pastor of thls placo nrcached nt the W. M. church on Sunday at i 7 oclpcfi, P. M. V We hav to chronlcle tho suddcn deatlr Ql UI1C UL UUI UCSI UUyS, VUIIUll ll. CIUCkL son of Mr. F. E. Stcwnrt. He has been aillng some three or four wceks during whlch time Dr. Woodbrldge was consult- cd. His dlsease was dlabetcs. n, dlsease rarcly found ln those of his age, whlch was 12 years. His funernl wns nttcndcd nt his home on Sundav nt 12 o'nloek Rev. Charles Hlbbnrd of Middlebury otrichuv lncr. Thleves attcmpted recently to cffcct an entrancu through a wlndow of the house of M. H . Wllkinson, but failed by Its be lng securely fastened. At the slght of tho llght of a lamn they llcd. A liberal reward will bc paid for nny lnformatlon that will lead to thelr arrest and convlc tion. Tho happy New Y'ear was ushtred iu here by n gatherlng of the parlsbloners and frlends of the Rev. Mr. Matthews at the W. M. narsonage on Monday night. Aicer a sociat meetlng anu nanu snauing whlch trave cod evlilence of tho hannv state of f celiug. came rofrcshments plen ty and rlch. Tha prcsents, of whlch there were a wcll fllled tabic. were then dlstrlbuted by Miss Mlnnle Samson, aud all the children were made to rejolcc, and not only tho children feut qulte a number of others were remembered with prescnts, nmong whlch was notlceable a pursc of 810 for the pastor. and a beautl f ul beaver clcak for Mrs. Matthews. The company brokc up at an early hour wlsh- ing encn otner many returns oi tne nappy New Year. JTEW HA VE2i. Mrs. G. S. Russell is quitc 111. Mr. Saxton Doud.'who was lll two mnnths with fevsr, ls able to be outngaln. L. Saxton Doud enters thls week ln II. B. Dodge's hardwarc store ln Middle bury as clerk. Mrs. J. A. Cadwell is absent for a fow weeks vlsltlng frelnds in the north pnrt of the state. The annual Bicetinc ot the New Hayen auxlllary of the woman's board of mls slons will be next Wednesday afternoon at the ladies1 rooms. Annlhor nnrnrlsn nartr last week clT- cn to Mr. and Mrs. Knowles. on the twenty-flfth annlversary ot thelr niar rlago. Itefreshments and prcsents the order. The "lav-out" of Chrlstnins prcsents lu thls locallty thls year was "fair to good" but wehave heard of nothlngmore "handy in a famlly" than the gift of five li.inrlrail Hnllnra rffPAtvfrt M rft. D. A. Roleau from herbrother. Ilon. R. B. Landon, of Mlnneapolls Mlnn. Tho annual meetlng of the Congrega tlon socletv occurred on Monday after noon, January 1. The followlng oflicera were eucteu ror tne year ensuing; muu erator, Edward S. Dnna, clerk. A. M. Xflll!) J. Tjindon. audltor Henry C. Roscot; prudentlal commlttee, James Wllsen, John A. Cad well. Herbert E. Powors. The Installatlon of Ror. C. S. .Vargent will ihne piaco ia uie uuuiui uu Thursdny Jan, 18. Rer. S. B. Speare of Middlebury will preacu tne sermon. auu Rov. S. Calhoan of Orwell. Rev. G. E. Hall of Vergennes, Prcsldept Hamlln nnd Prof. Foster of Middlebury College, will take part lu the cxerclses. GOODS AT GOST AND T. M. CHAPMAN & CO.'S WE ARE BOUND TO OLOSE OUT OUR ENTIRE STOOK Oi -AND EXTRA INDUGEMENTSTO GUSTOMERS. Rest branda of Pritits, Gc cr ynrd ; formor jirice, 8c. Orotonnes, 20: ; becti Bcllin at 25cj. Ynrd wido Cotton, 0 per yard; becn Belling at 7c. SH AWLS, DRESS GOODS AND MANY OTIIUR TIIINGS BELOW COST. T. M. CHAPMAN & CO. CHRiSTMfiS Umt Grand Display At F. A. Bond&Bro. 15Q Silk Handkerchiefs, klegaktpattEK.nS 8H0PPING BAGS, TRAVELING BAGS, FINE UMBRELLA8, FANGY AND PLAIN SLIPPERS, FANGY UNDERWEAR, HATS AND GAPS, GLOVES AND MITTEN8" Neck Wearof Every Description. (OVER FIBTY' PATTERNS.) Mionogram J ewelry, GARDIGAN JACKETS, $1 TO $3.25, RQBE8, LAP RQBES, BLANKETS, &C A COMPLETE ASSORTMENT OF FAMILY GROCERIES. 250 Barrela of flour at very low prices. Givc ns a cnll Youra Truly, BOND BROS. SHELDON & CO. W. H. SHELDON. THE GRAND Drugs and Medicines, Groceries, -AND- Boots, Slioes and Rubbers. WE IIAVE lst Tho best of Groceries. 2d The best stock of J3oots, Shoes and liubbers in town. 3d Pure Drugs and Medicines, and competcnt pharmacists to dis peiisc thcm day and night. OUR SPEOIALTIES ARE : FIKE GROCERIES, PURE DRUGS AND MEDICINES, AND THE BEST OF BOOTS, SHOES AND RUBBERS. OUIC MOTTO: Small Prof its and; Good Value. B00D8 DELIVERED WITHIN THE STARS AND STRIPES. SIGN OF THE BIG UNION PAIL. J. H. HARGENT wouldfcive notice to his old customer and the public prenerally he has, for the better accommodatlon of his business, renioved his shoji to the Swiucy Bnilding, West Sidc of Bridgc, Under the Journnl Prinlinff Olllce, where he may be found. In order to extend hiu biiRiness and make it more complete. , he haa assoemted with him Mr. Alx C auiocn. of Burlington, iformerly with 0.8. IJ lodRett & Co.) who U A PRACTICAL PLUMllKR, Bteara and Gaa Fitter, in all Its branches. They also keep a f ull line of the latest ynt ternn of PARLOR AND COOK STOVES, Tin, Sheet Iron and HouEe Furnishing Goods, whlch will be aold at bottom vIces. The n w tirtn is now in readltiesa to do all kinda of Tin, Slieet Iron, Plnmttng, Steam and Gas Fitting AT SHORT NOTICR AND IN THE BKST MANNER. SARGENT & CALHOUN, LESS THAN GOST OFFER istid js e: W. H. flOMNBUBH. VILLAGE LIMITS PROMPTLY. 58 Ml SHELDON & CO.