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THE YFKMONT PHCENIX, BRATTLEBORO, FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 1894.
IN THE LOCAL FIELD.
E. II. Carter of Wahpcton. N. Dak.,
-mid G. F. Ball of Bellows Falls were In
town on Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Powers and Mr. and
Mrs. .T. M. Towers attended tho silver
wedding anniversary of 0. P. Stlckney In
Brookllne Monday evening.
Tho Y. P. S. 0. E. reorganized on Wed
nesday evening, the Oth. Tho following
officers were chosen: President, J. M.
Powers; vlco president, P. B. Clark J sec
retary and treasurer, Mrs. P. O. Edwards;
corresponding secretary, Miss Ida A. Ball.
Last Monday evening 75 of tho friends
of Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Stlckney visited
their .home to help them celebrate their
25th wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs.
Stlckney were presented a largo number of
elegant presents; $35 In money was given,
of which 25 were silver dollars, to Indicate
tho years of their wedded Hfc. Mrs. Stlck
ney was presented with a gold watch,
chain and charm, Mr. Stlckney with a
coon skin coat and gold chain. Other
gifts Included handsome articles of sliver
ware, a gold ring and two chairs. A boun
tiful supper was provided, and everybody
was happy, and Mr. and Mrs. Stlckney
were wished many more years of wedded
life. The visitors were from Guilford,
Athens, Cambrldgeport, Windham, New
fane and Brookllne.
Quito a number are on the sick list this
week. Mrs. A. A. Austin, Mrs. Daniel
Fratt and Mrs. E. II. Cook are among tho
The snow is fast disappearing, and the
sledding is nearly worn out.
Warren Howe and wife have been vislu
ing Mr. Howe's father, L. Howe.
There were nine baptized at the Metho
dist church by Ilev. Mr. Spencer last Sun
day. WEST DOVER.
The lumbermen's prayer Is "moresnow."
Warm and spring-like weather tho past
J. B. Davis killed a two-year-old hog.
the dressed weight of which was 558
The Christian Endeavor society will give
a sugar supper in the vestry Tuesday even
ing, Jan. 23, at 7:30 o'clock.
The 02d marriage anniversary of Deacon
and Mrs. Leroy Wilder was observed at
their home on Wednesday, Jan. 17, by a
gathering of their children, grandchildren
Sixty-five persons attended tho lyceum
on Tuesday evening. The next meeting
will be held on Friday evening, Jan. 20.
Question for discussion, "Resolved, That
further restriction should be placed on for
eign immigration." Disputants, R. M.
Pratt and Miss Marlon Adams against Ar
thur Howe and Lewis Lynde.
Clothes lino thieves are about.
Miss Lulu naynes Is in Springfield,
Mass., staying with her grandparents and
The young people, with a good sprink
ling of older ones, have planned for an
evening of progressive euchre once a week
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Squires.
The first meeting was held last Saturday
Geo. Richmond is spending his vacation
with his parents.
Miss Hulda Kelsey Is visiting her sister,
Mrs. Arthur Yeaw.
W. G. Worden is recdvering from a se
verely sprained ankle.
Giles Kenyon from Corinth Is with his
sister, Mrs. Fred Magoon.
Mr. and Mrs. Tajgett from Millers Falls,
Mass., spent a few days at F. B. King's.
Those who attended A. J. Maxham's
concert Thursday evening were well enter
tained. Miss Hattle Barden has returned from
work at Easthampton, Mass., for an ex
The Guilford dramatic club gave the
drama, "Saved from the wreck," at Ber
nardston last evening.
The community feel disappointed that
the board of agriculture will not meet in
this town this winter, as was expected.
The Weatherhead Hollow progressive
euchre club met with Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
Yeaw Saturday evening, Jan. 13. A good
number were present and an enjoyable
time was spent. The royal prize was won
by David Baker, after which refreshments
were served. Tho next meeting will bo
with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Carpenter, Jan.
Alonzo S. Fish died at his home in
Minneapolis, Minn., the 8th inst. Mr.
Fish was a native of Halifax, the oldest
son of the Rev. Samual Fish, well known
In this town. Mr. Fisk was 81 years old.
Ho leaves a wife and four children.
Mrs. Ann Briggs Is very low.
Quito a good many have grip.
Mrs. Sally Bliss is sick with pneumonia.
Julia Butterfleld, who has the measles,
Is getting along well.
Halbert A. Eames had the bad luck to
cut his foot while chopping last week.
Freeman linger, it should hav been in
last week's Item, Instead of Freeman Hayes.
It does net become a local correspondent
to criticise the head editor, and yet we hope
The Phoenix will be tender of the Spring
field Republican, which does not seem to
understand Vermont weather, because,
. though there are more wagons than sleighs
In our streets, last Friday was a regular
Springfield Republican day windy, uncer
tain and sharp.
The Loyal Temperance legion met Tues
day evening at W. L. Barnes's. The offi
cers for the next two months were elected
as follows: President, Merton Vincent;
vice president, Nettle Cheney; secretary,
Carroll Robinson; treasurer, Lela Howard;
organist, Johnny Wolcott.
II. H. Reed's little girl of four years Is
sick with measles,
Mrs. Ezra Wellman's niece, Miss Fisher,
Is visiting at Mr. Wellman's.
Mrs. Sarah neald of Worcester, Mass.,
is here, caring for her son, Frank Gleason,
who Is 111 with pneumonia.
Miss Ella Willis has been at home for a
few days, ill. She returned to school at
Leland and Grays seminary, Thursday.
There was no preaching service at the
Congregational church Sunday, on account
of the illness of tho pastor, Rev, S. L.
Warren Holton camp, Sons of Veterans,
will present the border drama, "Tatters,"
T Jsnltor Mercantile Exchange, N. Y.
!" It saves
nen if mc mouern vienner
Friday evening, Jan. 20, at tho dramatic
Mrs. Sylvester Rawson is on tho sick list.
Mrs. Alphonzo Howard Is at T. W.
Boynton's, caring for Mrs. Boynton, who
Is quite ill.
Mrs. A. L. noward has returned from
Somervllle, Mass., where sho has been
caring for her daughter, Miss. Jennie, who
is ill with pneumonia. She is now Im
proving. Tho annual roll call of tho Baptist
church occurred Saturday, Jan. 0. There
was a good attendance of the members,
and a number of letters were read, from
members who could not be present. Tho
annual meeting was the Monday following,
Jan. 8, when tho following officers were
chosen: David Eddy, moderator; G. W.
Holton, clerk; J. Q. Shumway, treasurer;
T. W. Boynton, Corldon Arasden, David
Eddy, committee; Mrs. Fannie Howard,
collector; G. W. Holton, Samuel Bradley,
May Robinson ami II. A, Dudley are
added to tho sick list.
Wm. Albee is very 111. His daughter,
Mrs. Barnes from Orange, Is here to assist
In caring for him.
F. C. Dean came very near being serious
ly injured by a tree falling upon him while
chopping last Saturday.
Davenport, tho drummer boy from St.
Johnsbury, gave an entertainment at the
town hall last Monday evening. He is an
expert drummer. He claims that ho Is the
youngest veteran in the United States, en
listing as a drummer in 1801, when only 10
years of age.
Mrs. DeWltt is spending the week In
Miss Fish is spending a week with her
brother, F. L. Fish of Vergennes.
Tho Loyal Temperance lecion Catherine
and tho teachers' meeting both having
been appointed for the same date, the for
mer gave precedence to the teachers' meet
ing at Union hall Saturday evening.
At tho annual meeting of Windham
county bank on Tuesday the old officers
were reelected. A bountiful dinner was
served at the County House to 35. Towns
in the county were well represented at the
The county judges and sheriffs met at
the County House Tuesday to act upon
sundry bills and other matters. The bonds
of John Weld, prisoner from Whltlngham
committed for assault, were cut down from
$250 to $50. The jailer gavo surety and
Weld was sent back to Whltlngham.
The Demorest medal contest was at
tended by 100 or more people. Miss Min
nie Allbeo of Brookllne won the silver
medal. Other contestants were Misses
Wiswell, Bliss, Howe and Miller, Wm.
Cunningham, Moses Grout and Frank
Whlttaker, all of whom spoke well. The
affair was In charge of Mrs. Kenyon of
Friends of Rev. W. W. Nason will bo In
terestcd to know that a former parishioner
from this place recently spent a day at his
home in Bllicrica. While ho resides on
the family homestead he still preaches In
Dracut, a suburb of Lowell. There was
much of the old kindly interest manifested
to hear about Newfane, with the desire ex
pressed to see occasionally a Phcenlx.
Mrs. James Crowingshleld, after minis
tering two weeks in the severe illness of
her father, Mr. Tripp of West Townshend,
returned from his funeral Tuesday. Mr.
Tripp's long Illness was due to supposed
cancer of the stomach. The burial was in
Manchester. There'belng little snow on
the mountain, sleighs were exchanged for
wagons at Bondvillo by the funeral cortege.
Mr. Tripp was grandfather of young Tripp,
who lost an eye last year by the flying of a
small piece of steel from some tool while
he was working on tho railroad in this vi
cinity. SOUTH NEWFANE.
Bert Adams' lost a valuable ox this week.
Rev. E. Hatfield Is in Boston for a few
Miss Duplalse left for her home In Clare
mont, N. II., on Wednesday.
Our young people and some of tho older
ones, nearly 40 in all, gave John Kelsey a
call on Tuesday evening. They were treat
ed to oysters and cake, and all seemed to
enjoy the evening well.
When War Is DeclHrril
Afialnst a man's happiness by bis stomach, the
rnemy may be pacilied and broURht speedily and
easily to tel ms. That wtent regulator of illges
tlon, Hostetter'a Stomach Hitters, disciplines the
rebelous organ thoroughly. Indigestion arises
from weakness of the stomach, and the food In
It, for want of tho power to digest, decomposes
and acidifies, giving rise to heartburn, flatulence,
and pain, besides a multitude of symptoms both
changeful and perplexing. But peace toon reigns
when the great stomachic Is resorted to and used
with persistence. Dyspepsia gives rise to morbid
discomposure of mind and even sleeplessness and
hypochondria In chronic cases. To the complete
dismissal of these the bitters Is fully adequate.
LWer complaint, constipation, debility, rheuma
tism and malaria are completely subdued by this
By ' Candle light,"
on a winter's morning,
you want something
and is relishable
so good as IE
It exactly sntfa vnnr raf aW
Ask for FouldV Wheat Germ Meal
",7V and "fair . fl'j theu turneu
irnm1 Army nmt Itellef t'orjn Inntnlln
tlon. The annual Installation of officers of W.
H. Greenwood Grand Army post and tho
Relief corps took place In Masonic hall
Tuesday evening before a goodly number.
Tho address of welcome was mado by
Comrado Otis F. Buxton of Westminster,
chaplain of tho post. A baked-beans sup
per was served, after which tho following
oiuccrs were installed: Ariel urosuy, con
mander; M. V. Sleeper, senior vice com'
mander; H. E. Roberts, junior vice com
mander: Harvey H. Brainard, adjutant;
Martin u. Whitman, quartermaster; d. v.
Wlllard, surgeon ; Otis F. Buxton, chap
lain; Chas. F. Brown, oillccr of the day;
Geo. W. Sleeper, oillccr of tho guard; Mil
ton H. Pcmber, sergeant major; P. Bailey,
quartermaster-sergeant; Dennis Richards,
sentinel: Chas. A. Phillips, color bearer.
Milton A. Pcmber acted as installing offi
cer and Horace E. Roberts oiliccr of the
Past President Frances M. Bailey of the
Relief corps Installed these officers: Louise
J. Brown, president; Jane L. Pierce, sen
ior vice president; Sarah M. Blanchard,
junior vice president; M. EllaSiwycr, sec
retary; Sarah E. Smith, treasurer: Flora
P. Shelley, chaplain; Emma L. Brown,
conductor; Addle M. Roberts, guard; Mar
cla A. Pember, assistant conductor; Eva
Young, assistant guard.
The musical program consisted of mixed
quartets, a solo by Lcavltt Stark, duets by
Mrs. Dickinson and Miss Lynde, and Miss
Lynde and Mr. Stark, a trio, and some un
accompanied selections by Lewis II. Lynde.
Able and exceedingly Interesting remarks
were mado by Rev. J. D. Skinner, Prof.
Mark Ward, Mrs. L. M. Plantz, who was
a personal friend of Gen. Phil Sheridan,
Past Commander Milton II. Pcmber, Chap
lain Buxton, Commander Crosby and Com
rades R. M. Pratt, L. P. Bailey and L. II.
Lynde. There was also a reading by Miss
Chas. McRae has been spending his va
cation at home.
Goeorgo Pierce's little daughter Llla Is
ill with the measles.
Miss Carrie Kcyes left Monday for a two
weeks' visit in Boston.
Miss Burnett of Brooklyn, N. V., Is the
guest of Miss Minnie Robertson.
There will be a social dance In the town
hall Friday evening, Jan. 20. Good music
will be furnished.
Miss Julia Gorham won the first prize in
the geography contest between school dis
tricts 3 and 5 Friday evening.
Tho Washington despatches state that
an Increase of pension has been granted to
James E. Timothy of this town.
Remember the Knights of Honor Instal
lation in Masonic hall to-night. Hon.
Henry Clark of Rutland will deliver the
The ladles of the Baptist society gavo a
successful oyster supper in the chapel Wed
nesday evening. A musical and literary
program was afterwanls enjoyed.
The marriage of Miss J. Grace Cobb to
Justin II. Wheeler will take place at the
residence of Norman Cobb, jr., In Putney
Falls, Wednesday, Jan. 24, at high noon.
A. J. Maxham tenor, with Miss Colton
whistler and Miss Miller cornetlst, will give
a concert in the town hall Monday evening,
Jan. 29, under the auspices.of the ladles of
the Congregational society.' Mr. Maxham
has given nearly one hundred consecutive
concerts In this state.
Mrs- Edwin E. Knight is very 111 with
Ed. Aiken, who has carried on E. T.
Corser's farm for several years, intends
moving in tho spring to Westminster West,
on to the Horace Carpenter farm which he
The fourth lecture In the Epworth league
course will be given in the Methodist
church Wednesday evening, Jan. 24, by
Rev. L. P. Tucker of Bradford. Subject,
"A day and night with a mummy."
Miss Edith A. Pike returned on the (1th
from Worcester, Mass. Her health is
somewhat impaired by the grip.
A severe wind visited this town on the
12th. No serious damage was done, though
seven rafters on tho barn of Chas. Lowe
were loosened from the plate.
A six-year- old son of John and Mary
Wilson was slightly scalded on the head
last week by running against a dipper of
hot water in his mother's hand.
Irving Grout is at Arlington, where ho
has recently undergone an operation to
eradicate the effects of a fever sore. Ills
friends hope that It may prove successful.
Tho ladles' aid society will hold their
annual fair and auction sale of useful and
ornamental articles on Tuesday evening,
Jan. 23, at M. F. Perry's hall. A cordial
invitation Is extended to all.
No singing school this week.
Mrs. Miles and daughter Edith havo
both been ill this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Taylor have gone on a vis
it to Mr. Taylor's father, In Ludlow.
Adclbert Mason has bargained his farm
in Hinsdale, N. II., to a man from New
We are happy to seo E. L. Hastings In
his accustomed place of business again, aft
er a serious Illness.
The union meetings continue, to interest
large numbers, and many more would bo
We are glad to welcomo Phillip Rutter
to our village. He will live In tho Cham
berlain house on Main street.
A good delegation went to Newfane
Monday evening to attend the Demorest
contest, and were well repaid for their
Mrs. E. A. Kenyon has gone to Chelsea
and other towns to train classes for Dem
orest contests, and to do other work for
the W. C. T. U.
Mrs. Luther Gordon has been visiting
friends in town.
A Christian Endeavor social with a sugar
supper is planned for Jan. 20.
Richard Clapp of Montague, Mass., was
in town on business the first of the week.
Mrs. A. A. Barber has como from Spring
field, Mass., to pay her sons a short visit.
Rev. Mr. VanShaickofSouthWInd!iam
preached here Sunday afternoon, Mr. Vin
cent not being yet ablo to resume his duties.
Richmond Tripp died at the homo of his
son, Henry Tripp, last Thursday, after a
long and painful illness. Tho burial was
in Manchester. He leaves a wife, a son
and two daughters to mourn his loss.
A Narrow I'.tcape.
Tho Hinsdale Record of last Friday
says: "George and Roley Stebbins of Ver
non caino over the river yesterday on the
ice, with a one-horse traverse sled, to do
some trading in Hinsdale. On their re
turn in the afternoon the rear end of the
sled broke through the Ice. Ono of the
men fell Into the water and was rescued
with considerable difficulty. Dr. Dlx for
tunately was near by and rendered assist
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ance In getting him out. They had a
load of two barrels of flour, one of sugar,
and ono of cement. Tho cement wasi lost
but tho other goods saved. Tho body of
tho river is frozen but tho Hinsdale shore
Is too thin for sleighs but safo for foot passengers."
Tho grango meeting occurs Saturday
Alonzo Stebbins Is again on the list of
those who are ill.
A. J, White, who has been very 111 for
two months, rodoa short distance Wednes
day for the first time.
Osborn Brown was happily surprised
Wednesday evening by about 30 of Ills
friends, who called upon him in a body to
remind and congratulate him on his 21st
birthday anniversary. A very pleasant
evening was spent, and a beautiful gold
chain was presented him as a souvenir of
Roland and Gcorgo Stebbins broke
through tho ico on tho river, near tho west
bank, a few days ago, with a two-horso
team. Tho rear traverse broke through
and several barrels of sugar and flour slid
from tho sled into tho water. Georgo
Stebbins was also thrown In and got an
ice-cold bath. Help being near at hand,
he was soon rescued and tho barrels
The revival services now In progress are
well attended, and the interest is Increas
ing. Mason S. Stone, state superintendent of
education, will speak in tho Methodist
church Monday evening, January 29.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Vlall, who havo
been visiting at Phllctus Vlall's returned,
to their homo In Bennington last week
I. B. Putnam and N. E. Curtis have gone
to Somerset to work for E. J. Sinclair, cut
Miss Rosa Mofllt, who has been home on
a visit of a few weeks, has returned to her
work In Shaftsbury.
Our school will have closing literary ex
ercises at Dextcr's hall on Friday evening,
Jan. 20. The ladles of the society will fur
nish an oyster supper. All are invited.
Miss Ella Davidson Is on the sick list.
E. J. Sinclair has moved to Somerset for
Truman Waite-of Shaftsbury recently
visited his brother here.
W. J. Davidson, who hurt one leg while
loading logs last week, gets about with the
aid of crutches.
Martin Walte, who has been ill several
weeks, passed away Tuesday. In addition
to injuries received in falling from a load
ofSiay, and repeated shocks of paralysis,
he also had pneumonia. He was a suc
cessful business man. Mrs. Waite, who is
not at any time very strong, has been for
several days quite III. Two sons, E. H.
and G. A. Walte, are slowly recovering
from grip. The youngest son, Herbert,
and the daughter, Alice, have been at home
during the father's Illness. The funeral
occurred at tho house Thursday.
A. M. Merrlficld has adopted the eight
hour system In the steam mill, work be
ginning at 8 A. M. and closing at 5 p. M.
As. C. E. Perry was getting loo from
Geo. Dickinson's pond on Monday, the Ice
broke and let the team Into the water, but
it was rescued without any serious dam
age. Several cases of measles have found
their way into the village. Dana, Harry
and Carrie Stedman and Ernest Sparks are
recovering from the disease. Ethel Had
lock is a new victim.
News has been received of the death at
Surry, N. II., of Dr. Wm. H. Porter,
which took place Jan. 2. no was a native
of Morristown, this state, a graduate of
the Harvard medical school, and settled in
Surry in 1854,where he had since been a suc
cessful physician and useful citizen, filling
numerous town offices, and being postmas
ter for many years. The older citizens of
this place recall that as a young man,
about the year 1850, when he taught tho
village school here.
CHESTERFIELD, N. H.
The dance last Friday evening was not
very largely patronized.
Dennis Jcfts, Benj. Brown and Mrs.
Chas. E. Royce are among tho latest vic
tims of grip.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Wheeler have
been visiting at Royalston, Mass., at the
home of Mr. Wheeler's brother.
Henry W. Wood and family are going to
leave town, having taken a farm In the
neighborhood of Westminster, Vt.
Sir. Greene of Westmoreland, with sev
eral men, is cutting ice on the lake, which
Is of cntra quality and large quantities aro
Miss Agnes Harvey was at home from
school at Saxtons River last week to attend
the funerals of her grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. J. II. Goodrich.
WEST CHESTERFIELD, N. H.
A committee from the Westmoreland
creamery recently looked over tho premises
of A. A. Bayard with the view of attaching
a milk separator to his engine, taking tho
cream from there to their creamery. We
expect soon to see tho plan In operation.
For Fifty Venrs.
Mrs. Window's Soothing Syrup has been used
for over fifty years by millions of mothers for
their children while teething, with perfect suc
cess. It soothes the child, softens the gums,
allays all pain, cures wind colic, and Is the best
remedy for diarrhoea. It will relieve the poor
little sufferer immediately. Sold by druggists In
everypart of the world. Twenty-fire cents a
bottle. Be sure and ask for "Mrs. Wlnslow's
8oothng Syrup" and take no other.
You hardly realize that it is medicine, when
taking Carter's Little Liver rills: they are very
small; no bad effects; all troubles from torpid
liver are relieved by their use.
need a powerful nourishment in food when nursing
babies or they are apt to suffer from Emaciation.
of Cod-liver Oil, with hypophosphites of lime and
soda, nourishes mothers speedily back to health and
,makes their babies fat and chubby. Physicians, t"
world over, endorse it.
are never healthy when thin. They ought to be fat.
Babies cry for SCOTT'S EMULSION. It is palatable
and easy to assimilate.
Prepare by Scott & Bowne,
Village meeting Friday evening, Jan. 10.
Entertainment at Congregational church
parlors occurs this, Friday, evening.
C. M. Russell has been In sovcral of tho
adjoining towns this week, giving atten
tion to his increasing lnsuranco business.
C. C. Barstow has been engaged In tho
savings bank as bookkeeper and general
assistant, thus giving Miss Ripley a wcll
Mrs. P. G. Hubbard and her daughter
Florence wont to North Adams on Wed
nesday to consult an oculist in regard to
the latter's eyesight.
A fine entertainment was given at tho
Unlvcrsallst church last evening, consist
ing of musical selections, recitations, etc.,
followed by "Tho topsy-turvy kitchen."
The venerable Geo. C. Hubbard has been
In 111 health of late, but at the present is
improving. His many friends sincerely
hope ho will fully regain his health and en
joy many years of life.
Ell Wheeler, who for a number of years
was a resident of this town and who died
at the asylum at Brattleboro on Monday,
was burled from tho Methodist church on
Wednesday, Rev. Mr. McKenzie preach
ing an appropriate discourse.
William M. Bassett and family left town
on Sunday to join. the Shakers at Lebanon,
N. Y. Every one expresses surprise at
this unusual step, aud why Mr. Barrett
should decide upon such a radical chango
of life Is beyond comprehension.
Another large-sized E. C. Morris safe has
been placed in tho savings bank, thus giv
ing the bank excellent facilities for the
safe keeping of their books and papers.
The safo formerly used and removed to
make placo for the now one, has been
placed in C. M. Russell's Insurance office,
and is for sale at a reasonable price.
Harry Corkins, formerly of Whltlngham
and latterly of Williamsville. has been en
gaged as foreman at the mills of the Wil
mington Grain and Lumber company and
assumed management this week. Some of
the old force of hands have been discharged
and new help engaged. Tho company
contemplato doing an extensive business
In the working of hard wood.
The regular meeting of the Literary and
Scientific union occured on Wednesday
evening, and was pronounced by every one
present as excellent in every respect. The
program Included recitations by Misses Jes
sie Clark, Flossie Pike, Blanche Daven
port, Florence Sargent, Abbie Kenney and
Olive Spencer; piano selections by Miss
Rose Haynes and Miss Ellen Ware, with
duets by Misses Alice McClellan and
Blanche Russell, and Blanche Russell and
Ethel Courtemanche; songs by Misses Hel
en Westgate and Charlotte Kidder, and a
violin solo by Miss Katherino Ware.
NEW HAMPSHIRE NOTES.
Disastrous Flro at Lebanon.
Dartmouth College llmteii In a Mult to
Tho supreme court has decided that the
city of Quincy, Mass., will retain in its
possession tho fund of $300,000 which has
accumulated under tho provisions of the
will of Ebenezer Woodward, who died in
1880, and will be allowed to Invest It for
the benefit of a female institute provided
for by the will. The will provided that If
Qulnry refused to accept the property on
the terms specified, or failed to comply
with the words and intent of the will, as
determ ined by good judges, the property
should go to the trustees of Dartmouth col
lege to be used for the promotion of sci
ence and literature. The college has made
a bitter fight for tho money on tho ground
that the town of Quincy had not complied
with the conditions of the will.
Whipple niock Iliirnril, Causing aLoil
of Nearly $ 10,000.
Lebanon's biggest fire since the confla
gration of 1887 occurred early Monday
morning, when Whipple block, a brick
structure three stories in height and occu
pied for stores, offices and fraternity halls,
was completely gutted. The origin of tho
fire is unknown. The loss on the block is
$15,000, insured for $10,000; Richardson
it Emerson, dry goods and clothing, $15,
000, Insurance $10,000; I. N. Perley,
drugs, $4000, Insurance, $2300; Masonic
organization, $3000, insurance $1200; Mrs.
P. M. Kenyon, boots and shoes, $2000, in
surance $1500, There aro several other
losses of from $500 to $200.
Mrs. Forbes, who died at the homo of
her sou, E. M. Forbes, In Winchester,
Tuesday of last week at the ago of 85
years, leaves two sisters, Mrs. Volney
Forbes of Wilmington, Vt., whoso priv
ilege it was to care most tenderly for her
suffering sister during the last months of
her life, and Mrs. May, now of Northfield,
Miss Editli Callcndar has accepted a po
sition as assistant In the High school at
Bethlehem, N. II.
Jonn Fisher has retired from his posi
tion at tho seminary, and Francis Wood
ard has been appointed in his place. Tho
position is ono of considerable responsi
bility, and Mr. Woodard is to bo congrat
ulated on the promotion.
The ladles of the Unitarian church will
hold their annual fair on the evening of
Friday, Jan. 20. The usual attractions
will bo offered. During the evening a farce
"A love of a bonnet" will be presented by
the young people. Dancing will begin at
0 o'clock, good music being furnished for
r.lfe Is Misery
To many noople who have the taint of scrofula
in their blood. Tho agonies caused by the dread
ful running sores and other manifestations of
this disease are bevond descrlDtlon. Them la nn
other remedy equal to Hood's Sarsaparilla for
scroiuia, Ban men in ana every rorm or oiood
disease. It Is resaonably sure to benefit all who
give It a fair trial.
Hood's rills cure all liver Ills.
Don't suffer with lndicrestlon: use "Maxtor's
N. Y. Druggist, sell It.
1 1 MIRRORS. j
Manufacturing our own frames
from the importer by the box we are enaoieu to quote me prices iuunu oe
XVIth Century anil Bronze Frame, 3G by 18, BctoI Tlate, $4.85
40 by 18, " 5.60
(Jarred Solid Oak " " 30 by 18, " 5.75
40 by 18, C50
A Large Line of Kitchen, Hall, Mantle, and Cheval Mir
rors at Equally Low Prices.
Wc are now. offering values in Mattresses, Spring Beds and Chamber Sets
that it will pay intending buyers to
We Hardly Know
We hardly know where to com
mence this week to talk about our
new stock of goods, Don't know
as wc need to say anything about
them anyway, it really seems as
though they would advertise them
selves, but you see we pay for this
space and if we left it blank it would
not look well, and then some might
think the Phoenix was short of
printing matter, which you know is
never the case.
Well, really, we have got the best
line of goods of all kinds we ever
had. We haven't space to mention
everything at one time so will only
This week. Of course you know
W. D. & J. L.
WHEN HAMLET EXCLAIMED : "AYE, THERE'S THE RUB."
COULD HE HAVE REFERRED TO
The Estey Piano
Has not. been before the public
as long as
THE ESTEY ORGAN
But its reputation is
As in every respect a
FIRST CLASS INSTRUMENT.
You make no mistake if you
BUY EITHER OR BOTH.
They are generally Ifound side
bv side in the warerooms and
surely the name ot
IS THE GUARANTEE
That they are all right.
Call at our Faotory or at
Chamberlain's on Main Street.
ESTEY ORGAN CO.,
and buying the mirror plates direct
take advantage ot.
we make a specialty of Staple Gro
ceries and we cater for the very best
family trade. By the way, does
our list include your name? We
feel confident of being able to please
il l i . ! iir ...
uie most iasuaious. we HKe to eat
pretty well ourselves and having
always been rather particular as to
what we eat, have made a kind of a
study of the subject for several years.
As we look over our shelves today
we don't see an article that we would
be ashamed to put on our own table
even if we had company to dinner.
Promising you that we will use our
best judgment and endeavors in the
future to keep our grocery stock up
to its present state of excelence, we
remain Yours truly,
January j, 'p.
Fifteen, dozen of Mjmie
Cloth Wrappers xst put on
sale at 98 cents each, being
the closing out of ,1 manufact
urer's stock. These are new
goods in every way desir
able and worth $1.25. They
are heavier than print and not
quite as heavy as the Ban
nockburns. During this month we are
going to reduce stock pre
paratory to our annual stock
taking, February i.
Cut prices in every depart
ment. Cloaks, Dress Goods,
Shawls, Furs, Linen Goods,
Blankets, and broken lines of
Hosiery and Underwear.
One case each oi white and
colored Blankets at 75 cents a
pair; were cheap at previous
price of 95 cents.
Two other lots of both white
and colored Blankets at $1 a
pair; never sold before below
V. . HAW LEY.
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OuUford. Vt., Jan. ffi&ttMSfi&j