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THE YFKMONT PHCENIX, BRATTLEBORO, FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 1894.
6 IN THE LOCAL FIELD. ATHENS. 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. BnOOKLIWE. Silver Wcilillng. 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 number. EAST DOVER. 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 week. J. B. Davis killed a two-year-old hog. the dressed weight of which was 558 pounds. DUMMERSTON. 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 and great-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. QUILPORD. Clothes lino thieves are about. Miss Lulu naynes Is in Springfield, Mass., staying with her grandparents and attending school. 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 evening. GUILFORD CENTRE. 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 tended vacation. 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. 27. HALIFAX. 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. JACKSONVILLE. 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. JAMAICA. 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. Vincent. Warren Holton camp, Sons of Veterans, will present the border drama, "Tatters," King iiiiimniiimnniit T Jsnltor Mercantile Exchange, N. Y. !" It saves one-half ttho time, Bon Ami one-half the labor. All X Janitors should nen if mc mouern vienner PW H HH-HHIIIIllllllllii Friday evening, Jan. 20, at tho dramatic hall here. 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, auditors. SOUTH LONDONDERRY. 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. NEWFANE. Mrs. DeWltt is spending the week In the place. 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 meeting. 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 Townshend. 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 days. 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 genial medicine. III c 1 3 an early breakfast By ' Candle light," on a winter's morning, you want something that cooks quickly and is relishable and hearty and sustaining-. There's nothing so good as IE Wheat Germ. It exactly sntfa vnnr raf aW Ask for FouldV Wheat Germ Meal Rtrsrft":tt,MvirWT ",7V and "fair . fl'j theu turneu PUTNEY. 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 day. 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 Lynde. 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 address. 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 pneumonia. 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 has bought. 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." 8TRATTON. 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. TOWNSHEND. 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 York. 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 cordially welcomed. 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 trouble. 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. WEST TOWNSHEND. 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. VERNON. 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 i"--a. ; ?i dt&r 'laeaLiwy -MaSflaW It ttaBaMBHaHaHHai jftaflBflMaMaaHHi 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 evening. 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 the occasion. 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 drawn out. WARDBDORO. 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 Thursday, WARDSDORO CENTRE. I. B. Putnam and N. E. Curtis have gone to Somerset to work for E. J. Sinclair, cut ting logs.. 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. WEST WARDSDORO. Miss Ella Davidson Is on the sick list. E. J. Sinclair has moved to Somerset for the winter. 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. WILLIAMSVILLE. 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 being gathered. 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. Mothers need a powerful nourishment in food when nursing babies or they are apt to suffer from Emaciation. Scott's Emulsion AaOHnBanr BHaVaHHaaBaW 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. Babies 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, WILMINGTON. 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 descrved vacation. 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 llecover $300,000. 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, Mass. NORTHFIELD, MASS. 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 the occasion. 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 Mandrake Bitters. 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 low on PARLOR MIRRORS 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 speak of GROCERIES This week. Of course you know W. D. & J. L. WHEN HAMLET EXCLAIMED : "AYE, THERE'S THE RUB." COULD HE HAVE REFERRED TO SAPOLIO. The Estey Piano Has not. been before the public as long as THE ESTEY ORGAN But its reputation is WELL ESTABLISHED 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 ESTEY IS THE GUARANTEE That they are all right. Call at our Faotory or at Chamberlain's on Main Street. ESTEY ORGAN CO., Brattleboro, Vt. 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, STOCKWELL. HAW LEY. 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 $1.25. V. . HAW LEY. Rl v mm U act OuUford. Vt., Jan. ffi&ttMSfi&j V