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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 &
Tlio hcst dining rooms in lown at Man
ney'a. Try tha Uncle Remus cigar, livo cents, at
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
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
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
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
Te are abrry to learn that Itobblo Col
HmIs lylng 111 with lung fever ln John-
son; Vt.. where lie wcnt to spent llie
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
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
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-
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
Grand Display At
F. A. Bond&Bro.
15Q Silk Handkerchiefs, klegaktpattEK.nS
Neck Wearof Every Description.
Mionogram J ewelry,
250 Barrela of flour at very low prices. Givc ns a cnll
Youra Truly,
Drugs and Medicines, Groceries,
Boots, Slioes and Rubbers.
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.
Small Prof its and; Good Value.
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
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
istid js e:

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