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THE PUTNEY COLUMN
Marble-Wheelock, i.ictly weddltu; took plnro at B.30 ', , u Monday uvi'tiltiK ut tho liomo of iikI Mrs. Ilcrbert Ij. Olnrk, when 1 1 eUlcsl diiUKtitcr, Mrs. l.lzzle , , . idailO Wheelock, whb marrled i , p, ut V. Marbtc of HarUmvIllc, son i and Mrn. Jch'1 Ij. Marblc. Hov. v. il.iywnnl, pastor of tlio Cohbii'ku- 11 ihiircli, perforinod tlio ceremony, , iiiit: KiTvloo. Only relutlves of , iMli- woro Jiresent. Whllo tlio wod iii.iitIi wtlH boltiK played liy tlio - siMer. Mlss (3ertruile M. Clai'k, ' 'i.l.il party entorod tlio parlor, wlilch - nimniod fr tlio ooeaHloii, whoro tlio : iim iiink plnce. Tlio party cotiHlstod i,i lili Ki'ocmi, followed liy Wlllls A. ln othcr nf tlio lirldo, ns bost lnan, ,i nli "inalds. Mrs. Aiuilo M. I.lttlo , (1 MIsh Dalsy 1. Claik, slstois of n.l... tlio lirldo atid lior fathor, by .,, -ii. was Klvi'ti ln lnarrlaKo, and i i nvr, Mlsx .Mary J. Swoonoy of l m.ic of tlio lnldo. Tlio lirldo woro . iinin sult of liluo and oanlol wlilto i ,,,11 Tlio lnldesmnlds woro whllo n iiiinmod wlth plnk i Milton and ,l .ink oat natlons. Ilesidos tlioso In.nllcilH'd tlio KUosts liioludod i, , n lt A. Claik and dntiKhlor, Ma Cl iia J. Swoonoy of Atluil, Mlss r l.lttloliold nml Krnest W. Clark. ,iii. nls woro serveil, Mr. and Mis. i, i. ii noNt diiy for u short wcdrilnjr i ,.n i; wlth tliom tlio bost wlshos of tn mj filonds. On tliulr roturn tlioy h. wlth Mr. Mniblo's parents ln . i,.t,- illo. Tlioy recolvod nmny hand ,,. i-ilis. To Jall 60 Days for Beatlng a Horse, Jnlin ildlcy Is ln Jall ln Koeno bocuuse ho t un.ililo to pay a llno for poiiiidlnt? a hor.' wlth a club, ln tho end of whlch w.- a wlrc nall bont at rlght nimles. Adilli-y i 19 years old. Ho workod for l-ML'. n.- I'.irpentor of Kast Westmoreland Kisi autumn and drovo n milk rart even lngs lt was whllo on tho cart that he poumlid tho liorao. Itecently Mrs. Jennle II I'owors fnuml tho horae covcred wlth sor. s .itid loarnod that tlioy wero causod ln ilf brad. .Mr. Carponter sald ho dld ii, .t sc tlio horse, aa lt w"ns out ovenltiKs. until lt waa ln bad condltlon. Aftcr a lorn arch for tho boy Mra. l'owora foii id last wock that he had koiio acrosa tlu- rl,r to I'aat l'utney nnd sho tele ph ,Pod to Shorlff A. W. J. Wllklns to nir-st luin. Kherlff Wllklna took hlm to tli. iniiniy farni ln Wostmoreland, nnd fni ii tlu rc Sherlft Hutler of Koene nnd Mi- l'owora took hlm to Koeno. whoro li. , i- .irr.ilBiiod boforo Juatlco llolmoa. II. pli id. il millty and was llnod $10 and i.-i- wliioli ho oould not p.iy. On I'li J - h,' waa put ln jall for CO days. (n. r i li.intes may bo broiiKht asalnst lni wli. n lila sentcnco cxplres. H.dph 1'. Wlllard hns a posltlon ln I'.i ittliboro. N'.irnian Wllaon Is spendlnR two wecks ln 1'ioy, X. Y. W A. Colo had a sevoro attack of pl. iilsy Tupa lay. A. I-aim'loy hns rotnrnpd froin l!os ton to apond Chrlstmns. A .1. Ayer wlll bo to AVlndsor to spond Cliristmas wlth his chlldron. Mr and Mrs. Hoaworth aro ln Wln clicndon. Jlaaa., for two woeka. MIps K. C. Hoborta of Staten Island la n Buost of Mra. A. A. LanRloy. The annnal mootliiB of tho ConRrefia tlonal chiirch will bo hold Jan. G. Itev. C. K. Ilayward spont Frlday and Fatiuday ln SprliiBlleld. thls atnto. Mr. and Mrs. AVIlllam andors spont Sunday wlth rolatives ln Putney, Mr. and Mrs. I.. 11. Olnoy nnd son nro spondlnR the wook ln liollows Kalls. Mr. Hnthaway of Gnlva, III., hns been vlsltlnB at K. Sanderson's thls weok. Jessle Vancor of Ilollowa Fnlla has mnved Into tho GeorBe Philllps house, H. h. Plorco of noston Is spondlnB hls Chrlstmns varatlon wlth Mrs. Plerco. Mr. and Mrs II. I,. Tift of Putney Falls aro vlsltlnB rolatives ln lloston. Tho Ktowoll factory was shut down Saturday nlsht, probably for two wepks. Mrs. Jaines KnlBht, wnoso Hlnoss was rcported last wook, is slowlv ImproviiiB. Capt. AVIlliam Kobertson hns recovered frnm hls fall sutllclently to bo oul doors. Mlssos Karah nnd Abblo Washburn hiivo comp liomo to spond the Chrlstmas v.i'atinn. I'rpoman Clark Is recovcrliiB Bradually tho slRht of hls oye, whlch was sorlously ln.iured ipcontly. i'h irlos M. Cobb has Rone to Mechan isillo to romnln untll the Stowell fac tory is rpnpened, Mrs. U. .. IlmiRhton of UurllnRton Is vlsltins la I'utnev. Mr. Iloushton is oxpcctod Monday. Mr. .ind Mrs. Dorr Clouch wlll bo pupsts of their nlece, Mrs. Frank Ad ams. ln Bollows Falls. Mlss Florence Kathan Is home for i vacatlon from her duties ns school teach or in Plymouth, X. II. Cnrl Knlcht of Schenectndy, N. Y'.. wlll spond Chrlstmas wlth hls parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. D. Knlsht. Charles F. Balley and famlly of Sprlns flold, thls stato, formorly of Putney, vis Itod rolatives ln town thls weok. Mlss Allrn Fnrr nnd a frlend nnd Mr. nnd Mrs. Frank Fnrr aro Buests at H. P. Farr's for the Chrlstmas holiday. The last rehcarsal for tho Chrlstmas Kprvlops. nnnounood for Frlday. wlll bo hold Saturday afternoon and ovcnlnB. M. D. Vhltman nttended tho funeral of V. V. Jnnes ln Brattleboro Tuesday as a mcmbcr of rieauseant Commandery of KnlKh'a Templar. A unlon anprod Chrlstmas concert wlll be Rlvpn ln tho town ball Sunday ovenlns nt 7.30 o'cloek, conslstlns of muslc and rec tatlons bv the ch ldren and musicai splectlons by a largo chorus. Everyono ls Invlted. A baskot ball montlnir was held In tho rcndlntr room Saturdav ovenlns, when n tomnnrnrv nrirnnlzatlnn was offectOd, A cnmmllton wna nnnnlntpd to alTallffO for tho USft nf Ihn tnvvn ball. Players wlll boaln prnctlclns early next woek. 'ernon A. Dotv and famlly of Mont pelier aro Chrlstmas vlsltors wlth Mrs. Dotv's mnthor. Mrs. Ellen Pattorson Mr. T.on nf williamstown. Mass., hns succeedPd Italph Ilarrls as temporary station nircnt durlnir tlio lllness of Mr. Tntio. Tho school diroctors "llred" tho Con tral school teachcr last week nfter a rather regrettatilo oxperlenco. Ho was not mado of tho riBht klnd of stuft for thnm TMIoq H.lnn T.lnsloV of Callfor nla waa pnBased ns hls successor, nnd tho school was opened nBaln Monday. Mlss I.insley spent tlirco years ln Mt. Hol yoko Collcco. nfter whlch sho tnusht ln I-oland & llray semlnny ln Townshend. Sho has excellent recommcnaations, NORTHFIELD, MASS. Itev. Mr. Wllson wlll proach ln tho n. m. Unllnrlnn church noxt Sunday, A call has becn oxtonded to Mr. Wllson from thls parlsh, but hls doclslou lms not been nnnounced. A sunner wlll bo served to tho chll dron of tho North church Chrlstmas ovo in tho vcstry of tho church followed by a tioo. sneaklni- nnd slnElns by mem- bers of tho Sundny school. a Dnnnn.i tnr- tim rnrmawou of a boys' club was held nt tlio insi K'nrii.noui -M,.i i, nn Atondnv even- Jng. Tho commltteo on constltutlon and bv-laws mado a renort and a gonerol ,llen,.Catnn rnlnO.,n tn nfimfl. nmCO OI mocthic. dues. etc. followed, Tho meet- Ing udjoumed for a. week, Vhcro aro now about 3.500,000 telephones . i v,i nnirv. Tho number bo- In ing put into farm-houses each year Is in- ?VERMONT PHCEJSTIX, BRATTLEBORO, FRLDAY, DECEMBEK 25, 1903. Jero( j. ne jv eroes Are good servants whcn they arc strong; tyrannical masters when they are weak when they will not let you sleep, nor eat, nor do anything as you should, when they keep you pale, thin, and miscrable. Peptiron PiUs (Chocolnte-coated) Strengthen the nerves and make good servants of thcm ; they are both medicine and food for thcm and the brain; ironizc the blood, give hcalthy color to pale chceks, lips and cars, create an appetite, aid digcstion, and promote re freshing sleep. Poptlron Pllls aro propnrod only by C. I. HOOD CO.. proprletors Hood's Sarsa parllln, Lowoll, Jlass. I'rlco EOc. or $1. GEO. E. GREENE. 63 Maln 8t. SelllUR ARfnt ln Brattloboro: CHESTeiRHtLD, N. H. Aahbol Htoddard. SO, wcll-lmown t lipatorllold farinor. dled thero Sunday of old nKo. Mr. Stoddard waa a aon of Abol nnd Uetapy HrlBham Stoddnrd of Chpstprllold, whoro he waa born nnd al waya llvod. He loavps a wldow and two dnuKhtora. The ftinoral waa held Wod nesday at 11 o'cloek. WEST CHESTERFIELD . N. H. fovor liavo N'o new cnsea boon roiiorted. of scarlet It la probablo that no Chrlatmaa orclsoa wlll 1k hold on nceuuiit of aoarlet fover opldomlo. Mr. and Mra. K. U Htowoll apont a of laat wook ln Concord, N 11.. at ex- tho inrt the re- ineounK or tho stato (iranire. Thov uuneii i rmay aftoinoon. anluel nn. votiinr son nf Tlmmni i.- Wlnn. wont lo lloavpr. n.un, Wia., thls wook, wlipro ho oxpocts to leinaln wlth hla slstor sonio tlmo and attond spluml The annual patlah mpptlmr wlll bo hold In tho chiirch on .Monday evenltiB. Jan. 1, for tho purpoae of oloctliiB olllrera. etc. Ml parlsh membors nre ipiiuoslpd to bp present. OeorBo Smlth brouBht to the loo.-jl GrniiKO last wook from tho stato GraiiBo inpotliiB the prlzo for tho bost rltuallstlc and doBroo work dono in dcimtv dlstriot Xo. 1 1 for the yoar 1903. Thls is tho thlrd prlzo whloh tho locnl GraiiBo haa se ourod wlthiu a fow yonrs from the stnto GrnnKo, two of wlilch havo boen for do Broo or rltuallstlc woik, and one for tho liiBhcst soorp In lltorary woik. VERNON. Lewis Pnov of i:.iat Dover boBan work Monday for Mrs. 11. It. Allen. Misa Inoz Akloy onme laat Frlday cvo- nliiB nnd wlll spond tho Clnlstmaa va catlon wlth her parents at Woodlawn farni. Tho ladles' clrclo wlll mcot ln their rooms noxt ednpsday forenoon. IJIn- nor will be serveil ut noon, nnd It is hoped thero wlll bo a Bood attendance. Guests of Charles Jaekson last wook woro his brother, Chauncoy T. Jaekson of lhichanan, Mlch., nnd hls nlece, Mrs. Iazolle, and her daUKhtor, of Wllllnms- vlllo. Itov. H. K. Marvin wlll proach ln Fnlon church next Sunday afternnon nt 30 o clock. FollowliiR tho service n mpotins of tho Youiib I'ooplo's Chrlstlan I nlon will bo held. Tho toplc. appropn- ate for tho season, will be "Iho t'hrlst- mas Splrlt." A cordlal Invltatlon Is ex tonded to all to attond. Vernon Granse hold a resular meelhiB lust Saturday ovonliiB, and tho followliiB oltlcors woro olocted for the cnstiinB yoar V. M.. H. K. Stebblns: overseer, K. II. Akloy; loctuier, Mia. M. I. Iteod; stew aid, J. I. Hrooks; nssistant stoward, 1", 1C. Slockwoll; phaplaln, M. 1. Iteod; treas nrei, Mrs. C. K, IJ.ivis; secrotary, V. O. I.oe: Kato kooner. Ii. Ii. Garoy; I'omona, Mra. F. K. Jolinson; Flora, .Mrs. C. II. Xowton: fcrcB, Mia. K. II. Akloy; lady nssistant stoward, Mlss Jeanette Jaiitiith; orK.inist. Mrs. Ora U. Jolinson; oxecutlvo oommlttoo, M. I. Iteod, K. 11. Akloy, G. K, Slebblns. SOUTH VERNON, Farmors havo taken a part of tho to bacco crop from the polos thls week. W. O. Stowart haa cono to his home in South Londonderry for n woek s vaca tlon. Mr. Works has boBiin cuttlnB lco nt hls nnnil for publlo use. Mr. DunKlee ls drawlnB thls weok. A l.nrco nmount of lumberlnB Is Boln on In Vernon, moro than nas uoen uono ior mnny years, nnd thero Is plenty of work for all. tnnv nf our nponle arp slck wlth vore coius. cnooi iu Brontly affcctod, ns half of tho cmiciren woro absent tnis wook. vmnnir tho vlsltors in town wo notlcc Prof. Wllllnm Shtpnmn nnd hls son Ilert nnd wlfo of noston, nnd Kdwnrd Loo of Xew Haven nt K. O. Lee's; Arthur Jnck son nnd famlly nt C. Jackspn'a; F. II. Xowton nnu lamny m ...... Frances Wondwnrd and famlly nnd slster of Xorthfleld nt josepu wimkiwiiiub, Jlrs. Clara Cary nt A. i:. ivt nm-au mi.o snnili Vrrnnn school closeu last i.viiinv for the Chrlstmas vacainui Mlss i,n lonohor. iravo a Chrlstmas p'arty Frlday ovonliiB to lior puplla nt tho . " f mis l. W. Ilrown. Vnrlous uames woro played and throiiBh the klnd ncsa of Mrs. Hrown nnd dauBhter ro- froshments wero servcu, nnvi ... marched Into the parlor. whlch was prat Uly docorated for tlio occaslon. tho tables woro flllod wlth prosents for each schol ar, nnd tho teacher nlso behiB woll re memborcd. Mllllons and Cunnlng at Butte From the car wlndow "t nlBht. the trnln Elhles uown ino hone. n curve reveais, oui m -b?"ken oxcopt by slBnal lamps. n pan orama of tho Infcrnal reBlon The twink- "Z,K- o mounlnln-tops away to I1UI1.'U ...... J (alA of sul thn south ana ni" """ phur is ln tho nlr. P Only ono iionst doos Hutto mako. "Thta la the Breatost minlnB cnrnp in the wor 11 ir Otherwlsc. thero is none of tho . . ".".. VA.nmon ln othcr Wostern sel'f-laudation common in othcr towns. i "'"r".. ti l. thPre to rnn!l0rmomV e'not thhik of Th.tto over a ""... nn vnrv hand i . . t nviinnsu vjii cn-t; " cinims nro mnppeu hkb w. P1"''"1! i nf n deck spread upon n inr,rlnir enrds of a ,t,''...o tablo. .,. the rtoclc- these. ns in ."HT,"L"V. nroala. mllls. overy- Bldp or rai.ro. u. "-"' ,. to mrUet, thing for Bcndli.B n' l",Vti,,i it snva wnnb . nvstem. When U aas tno ,)USness of Butte stops aa the woro, w ., wnen tho maln- on,, brokcn.-CollIer's Weokly. HINSDALE. N. H. DASKET DALL PUAYERS INJURED. Woodward and Drooks of Fell Into, a Wlndow ln a Rlnk Tuesday NlQht. Brattleboro Contest at Iho feamo of ba.skct ball botweon tho Prlntora and Y. M. 0. A. 2d baskot ball teams froni Ilrattlchoio ln the rlnk Tuca dny ovonhiK waa won by tho formor 22 to 11. lloth lonina pnt up a faat B.'tmo hut tho l'rlntois woro bcttor on pnssltiK nnd ahowod nniro tonm work than tliulr nppononts. Ucit llrooks and Wln Urooka, formorly of thla town, played wlth the Prlntcrs. ln tho iirst half W'widward and 11. Huioka collldod and foll Into a wliidow, aniaaliliiK aash nnd Klass. Wood waid had ono ann b.ndly cnt and bled pro fnaoly. lt was noooaaary fnr a phyalclan to takc aevernl stllohca ln oloahiK tho wonnd. llo waa unnblo to play. llrooks had iino halid ont so that It loimlrod at tontlon but ho iiintltiiuil ln the (tamo. Tho loonl toams plnyod bolwoon tho halvoa of tho vlalloia, tho aido cnptnlnod b Krnnk Yoiiiir wIihiIiik froni that lod by Wlll llollovlllo 5 to 1. Olin PackHicl and ramlly have movcd to Ilaitfonl, Coim. Mlss F. M. KIiib wlll pnsB tho holldnys at her home In Xorthamplon. Mlss ltoso Mcad tsiled her fathor ln Xorthfleld, Tuosd.iy und Wodnosdny. lolm Taylor is maklng hls mothor, Mra Maiion Taylor, a fow days' vlalt. H. I'. Ilalioy camo from Brockton, Thursday, nnd will remnin Untll Jan. 3. The sevpial chiiiches aio preparhiB Chtlstmas concerts, for noxt Sunday evo nliiB. Mr. nnd Mrs. F. V. ltobertson wero ln lloston fiom Wodnesday untll Sat tiday. Mlss Ilest Metcalf ls spondlnB tho holi day vacatlon wlth rolatives In Westmins ter. Vt. Mrs. llonry Grlllln nnd Brandson of Koeno vlsited at G. S. Godilard's Sat urday. Mlss F.va Itobortson came home from Auburndale Satuiday for the holiday va catlon. Mlss Chapell of Annlsiiuam, Mass., waa retcnt Ki'ost of Mr. and Mra. Lcon Drinkw Inr. Mlsa Lilllan Hancock wont to SprliiB lleld, Mass., Saturday to romaln untll omorrow. Mrs. J. G. llrldBO is makliiB a sevoral days' vlalt wlth her daufihtcr In SprinR flold, Mnsa. Tlioinas Ciililcn. a veteran of the Span- Issh w.ir, was reeently awnrded a penslon of a month. Wllllnm H. Gould of lloston Is a Bueat nt G. A. Itobeitsons fiom Thurs day untll Monday. Mlss ICdvtho Xlms of lloston oame rhuida ovenlnB lo lemaln at her home horo untll Monday. Horbcit llubbatd haa tlnlshed work at the lillns market, and Is now oniployed at W. II. Stneey's box shop. J. II. liiennan. spcond nssistant toachor in the IllBh school, ls enJoyliiB thp hol iday season at his home ln Manchester. l'lio Chrlstlan lhideavor socloty have pncked nnd sent a box of useful artlclcs to be dlHtrlbuted amoiiB the lloston poor. Mlss Chrlstlna llloom returned to her home in Westport Tuesday after makinB fow days' vlalt wlth .Mrs. Addle K. Dlx. Mr. and Mrs. John O'lhlen tif Ludlow. Vt.. ennio to spend ChrlHtinaa wlth the foiniei's p.ironta, Mr. and Mis. Willl.im O'lirien. Mr. Parker has closod hls cnBaBemcnt wlth F. II. Fuller, nnd Bone to Koeno, whero he Is omployod In Chabott s Bro- Vcry ptore. Mr. and Mrs. F. O. lionson nro onter talnliiB tho formor's brother, Alblon lion son, of FltcliburB, Mass., through tho holiday season. A Chrlstmas troo nnd oxercisos oon slstiiiB of muslc nnd recltalions were tho attraetlona ut the CoiiBreBatlonal church estry on Chrlstnias ove. Mr. und Mrs. Xnthaniel ltoyee havo niiod horo from (Ticsterlleld. and aro opcupyliiB tho tenemont looently ndded to KilBar I'.ui loimhs's house. G. M. Oaka, who reeently sold out tho Ilinsdale bakery and went to Ilandolph, Vt., last wook, returned to help tho new propilotor throiiBh tho holldas. Mlss Koyou nnd Mrs. Kstabrooks of Kast I.oxniBton. Mnsa., mother nnd slstor of C. H. Koyou, have taken rooms for the wilder wlth Mis. llelen Wordeti. At St. Joxeph'H church Monday mornliiB reualem hlBh mass was suns In momorv of ItlBht I'.ev. Donnls M. llradley, I). D lato a'ld lnmentod bishop of thls dlocese. Mr. nnd Mrs. 1). A. Xlms wlll enjoy the Chrlstmas cheer wlth their son, Myron Xlms. nnd famlly at Koene. Mlss Far well will nlso spond tho holiday at tho samo place. Prof. F. A. Mnsnn and famlly of Potor boro onme to spond Chrlstmas wlth Mrs. Mnson's fnther, lioo. W. Lewis, nnd to visit Mr. Mnson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Mason. A caloiidcr for l0t Issuod by James O'llilen containliiB a portralt of little Lilllan Moad, and l.or fotir pet pupplcs, has attracteil much nttontlon, and ls one of the piottlcst of the season. 'ei, fnnr selionla. ln the Dopot street UullillnB closed Frlday, wlth speclal f 'hristn'ns oxorcisi s and troes. Tho fiieiuls of the puplla In tlia sovorai scuoois anlfsted their lntoiesi oy wunossiuB mo oxereises. Tho Kpworth LeaBiio hns elected thoso otllcers: Mlss Allce t'cters. presnieiu; Mlss Xora Smlth. Mrs. uus i .uck.uii, iwv. C. A. Iteed and Josepu n. aison, mo presldonts; .Mlss I.ula .Mooro, secroiurj , and C. II. II. LanBllle. treasurer. Tho mombers of the Hish school lieiu pie-Chrlstmas colebratlon at Grand Army ball Filday eveniiiB. . whlch an Interoiiange oi prrouiua nno dlstrlbutpd, was followod by two or threo houra of dancniB. Kofreshments wero served, Mra M. A. Spoonor nnd. daughtcr. no r ,,nv Knnnnnr went Thursday to l..'',.i (-"iiristmas. wlth Dr. nnd Mrs, GeorBo Gioonwood ln FltchburB. Mnsa. Mlss Spoonor oxpocts to roturn Monday, but Jlrs. spoonor wiu vin i ' hnmo in Ashby boforo roturnlns. n,l Mra. W. F. White attendod tho meotlns of tho ConBtegatlonal club, in u-7.ni Wodnpsdav. nnd from thero M17 Whlto went to FltchburB, and perlmps to Hnston for tho purposo oi bccuiiiik u Irneher to 1111 tho vacaiicy In tho llrst grammnr school, mado by AH l'nvno. rcslgnatlon of Ono of tho nowcst nnd most useful ndvortlsements slveu out by local mcr chants ls a needlo caso of assortcd needlcs nnd a Christmaa Brcctins irom iv, u Amldon. lt wlll como In uso dally Ii i i nnd wlll be grcatly appiocl atod. Much crodit is duo Mr. Amldon for prescntlng such an nrtlclo. Tho rocont clectlon of ollleors of vnnmi fliantor. O. E. S resulted as fol- Iohs: Mrs. Gertlo Fleld, worthy matron; E. J. Temple, worthy patron; Mrs; Aiina L Tlldon. nssoolato matron; W. L. Iny, secretary; M's. Xehlo Keyou, treasurer; Mrs. Frances 13. Latham, conductrosa; Mrs. Edna Fletcher, usslstant conductrcss. "Keep Your Head Cool, Your consclenco clear and your bowels onen" There Is n ton of common-sense ln it. Constlpatlon is death In llfe. The ntestlnos nre clogged wlth matter. You must movo It or bo slck-fever posslbly. Tako Cal-cura Solvent. Dr. Davld Ken nedy'a now medicine untll the bowels are clenr nnd n itural. Wrlte to tho Cal-cura Company, Rondout, N. Y., for a frco sam ple bottle. A CHRISTMAS S0NG. lliny out the bctlsfor Clirhlmitn-title, And hatl tlic CltrMmiui morntny l Qlnd eofccs fii( llrttilitjlower brlnti, JCaeh hcarl and home ndorniny ; For lote lcadn throuyh (l royid tcny, The pooreKt hcart i.t rich today lliny out the hdlsfor Chrislmru-tidet i-VoHi toice to toicc rcpentiny, " WUIijoy we brlny Our ofleriny, True iorfi aloncfor yrectiny W'ith thoxe teho ktssed llh yanncnCs hem, To the VhrM'cMld of llethh hem " Jliny out the liellsfor Chrlsluuts-tide ! The xtdr of peocv ls slt'tiilny, Good'iolll aud love, From llenvvn ttbove, Oh Ut none mect rejihiiny ! They tremtle oYr the drooplny hvud, And rajdnrc fdln the soul tnxlcud Itin'i oul the bellsfor Christmns tide ! Christ cttme each chnin lo xeter ; Ilcfreedom yacc, 'ith puwrr to .ire, Forrtrr andforcter! Ilriyhl J)ay of dtujs,or you and me When he was horn, heyond the sea ! isarah 1). Clark. ASHUELOT, N. H. E. W. Allen Is nsslstliiB at II. II. Pratt's store during the holltlays. Local thermoinetora roBlstered tcn be low zero Saturday inomlnB. Several hundred rallroad tlos nro bolng Bolton out on one of tho wood lots of tho Tuft Smlth estato. Ansel Dlcklnson's Sons havo bosun oloarlns oft a wood lot tlioy reeently boURht of the W. L. It. Folch estato. Mlss A M llrock of tho Groentleld olllco cif tho Xow Kngland I!ox company was n rocont vlsltor nt C. 13. HodBors's. Christmaa wlll bo obaerved at St. Mlcliael'M Itomau Cathollc church by two masses at S nnd 11 o'cloek Frlday fore noon. Fred G. Mnxlleld Is taklng leaaons oa the bass vlol of Mr. Southworth of SprlnBllold, Mass., boIiib thore oneo in two weoks. BRATTLEBORO MARKET REPORT. Gooc! Trade the Past Prlce of Potatoes- Month Advance In Pecullarlty of the Local Market. Local market trade has boon Bood throuBhout Docpmbor, wlth tho exceptlon of n fow days durlns the tlrst woek. As tisual Chrlstmas woek has shown an In creased volume of buslness. Tho only new prlce thls week Is on potatoes. whli h nre 15 centa hlBher. A pecullarlty of tho Brattleboro market ln potatoes is that whlle the supply lasts tho prlce Is not advanced, notwlthstandlnB the prlce out- slde of Brattleboro. The present prlce ls no hlghor than what has been the rullnB prlce in othcr placos for somo tlme. WHOLESALE. Potatoes Chcese Butter, (pound) lX'BS Maule SUBar 14 .lSfi25 30 111)17 Maple Syrup (sallon) 8551.00 Uldes 41i5 Calfsklns, (each) Beef, (dressed) ... Poik (dressed) ... Veal (llvo) Chlckens (sprlngl Fowls (dressed) .,, 3051.IO 5 ii 7 55TC 5'nnH 124(13 10613 HETAIL. Potatoes 1'0 Potatoes (Pock) 23 Cheeso IS Butter -OJilK Ecbk 33 Sugar (reflnod) 5i SUBar, (Maple) im Salt, T. I., (buslicl).. Flour, (rolled process Flour (patent) hbl.).... 4.B0JI5.W D.Wf?5.73 UVii'O 75fiRfl 1.20 33S70 40iSO 40GS0 2.S , 50 53 1617 , 1S20 17 1.2001.30 1.105T1.20 1.4091.50 1.25 l.loffl.50 1.15 1.40 1.20 1.15 Corn Corn (northern) Menl (cwt) Tca, (Jnpan. lg.) Tea, (Oolons) Tea, (YounR Hyson), Lobstcrs (pound) .... Itaw OI! Boiled Oll Koros no Hay, (baled) Wood, (cord) Mlxed Feed Bran Linspcd Oll Meal Provcnder MUldllnBs Itye Meal, (pound).... Cotton Seod Meal ... Gluton Menl Cracked Corn Homlny Menl Corrected Dcc. 23. Thero ls mournlng In n certaln famlly n t Xewnort N. IL For 20 yonrs ono inmn olilmnev has boon woikinc overy evenlncr on tho slttlnE-room table. Iast week lt was brokon. This Durbam bull was bred and ralsed by J. G. Patterson of Bellows Falls. When sent to the Brighton mar ket at three years old he was the largest animal on record of that age. A CHRISTMAS RIDE TO LIBERTY. A Story of the Old "Underaround Rall- road" Days. Out of the mass of chlldhood'a memo rios the events of ono Christmaa nlfiht stnnd llxod and clear, Intcnslfylng by con trast my recollcctlons of the day'a mlrth, and tho swoetness nnd securlty liomo. Thls home was closely of our uwny In n harbor-locked namlet on the southprn shore of Lake Erle. Our Chrlst mas fostlvnl Inrnrlably beBan at church, and wlth slnglnB "Hnrk, tho Herald An Bol." Then. plllns Into slolKhs, we tronpod hompward to BreotlnBS, romps aml Bamos. only Interrupted by tho nn nouncemont of dlnner, when tho whole famlly Bathered round tho hnlly-decked boanl lllnner donp, It was dark enoush In our northern latltudo for the Chrlstmns trce. Litor, Brandfather led out his oJd cst BranddaiiRhter in tho Ioiib VlrBlnla roel. and Brandmamma followed "up the mlddlo nnd down ngaln" wlth a knickor bockered beau. Before pnrtlllK, at mld nlBht, Brandfathor's deep volce tonod Into harmony our ahrill renderliig of the Chrlatmaa nnthom. , It was 1 o'cloek when wo renichcd home the nlBlit 1 especlnlly remember, after ilrlvitig over deep snows not too woll trod. Knty mpt tis nt thp door, an un wontod frown on her aunny Irlsh f.lce: "n.ivls has boen hero, slr, wlth a black boy. and ho's comlnfi asaln, he snys." Thp words wore scarccly uttored when Davls, the vllhiBc barber, nppeared, fol- ,.e . i.y a nnn i-ome muiauo ooy. ne uii-.iiiiii"M e.M,i.iiueu uiui wiis was ll fUKlllve. "Our undorRround people have put hlm across Kentucky and Ohio; he's Just ln; the constables nro on hls track; his mas ter's on the next traln. I can't do no mo'. sah," continiiod Uavls, lap-lnB Into hls vprnacular. "I'so bruns hlm to you! You'se de maBlstrate" "Help mo to freedom, mnssa." erlod the boy hlmsolf, scanniiiB my fathor's painod fnce. "Canada's so near just "cross de lake.' Only help mo to BPt thore." The scene ls stamped on my mind. Tho knoellnB tlsure. the claspod hands. the tremblliiR mouth and toar-spread oyes of tho ni'Bro pleadhiB for frccdom. "On home, Davis," sald my "Wo wlll take carc of the boy." mothor. Then followed a rapld conaultatlon be- ' twoon my parents nnd cousln Henry I Tuoker, scarcely moro than a boy hlmself. j "You're sure your mastpr's on thp 3 i o'cloek traln?" they nsked the youiiB negro. "Yos, mnsn. X'o mlstako. An' he's a ! mlghty tlne Bentlemnn. sah. blg mii'itneho I nnd goateo, an' woars a blue coat wlth ' Milny bnttons. He's a sportlng Bontle niiui, sah. Hla nunio Is Col. Goff of Xew Orleans, nnd thcm bnttons Is mado o' gold he won In SaratoBa last summer. llo carrlos two fdlvor iovoivors, too, miIi," and Sandro's tone ovlnceil a Just pride ln so spleiidld nn ownor. "Well, come alonB. Sandro, you bo by that traln, too," sald my fnther. "5"or do Lord's sake, massa," boBan tho boy, but Cousln Henry cut hlm short: "It Is the road to Canada. You mnst oboy nnd not speak one word," nnd San dro followod Into tho darknos-s. It was cold and hlusterlns on the lake shore that ChrNtmas nlKht. The tlirco men set off brlskly, but were ovortaken by tho mnll carrler's slclgh wlth the nlfiht mall bafis. Henry hnlled hlm. "Any more room, Mr. BrlBham?" "Plenty, hop In." "Xo, a packaBe by undcrBround,' so nnd so, and so, whlspered the nnd con- splrator. "All rlBht. there's a hls ompty baB!" A few ilolselpss spc oiuls In tho snow nnd BriBham's bells aBnln jhiBled down the road. Tho nthers, outthiB cross lots, ar rivod siinultnneoiisly nt the station. Brlfiham boBan londlng his bass on tiie i traln just In. How' natural that Henry j Tuckor should leod a helplng hand, nnd i no observer could havo dotecled aurprlso i In tho mall uwnt's face when BrlBham 1 iiiutteu (i "imderiound Monnwhllo my to "look for a ! fathor strolled forward man expoctod from the West," he ex- Often The Kidneys Are Weakened by Oyer-Work, Unhcalthy Kidneys Makc Impurc Blood. It ttsctl lo be coiisidcrcil that only urinary nntl bladder trotlblcs were to be trncetl to tlie kiancys. but now moderti scicnce proves that nearly all diseases have their bcgiiniing in tlie disordcr of thcse most itiiportant oraiis. The kitlneys filter nnd purify the blood that is their work. Thcrefore, when yourkidneysnrc weak or out of order, you can understand how quickly yourentire body is affected nnd how cvery organ scctus to fail lo do its tluty. If you are sick or " feel badly," bcgin takiug the grcal kidncy rctncdy, Dr. Kihner's Swatnp-Root, because as soon as your kidneys are well they will help all the other organs to health. A trial will coiivince atiyonc. lf you are sick you cau tnake no mis take by first doctoriiif; your kidneys. The mild and the cxtraordinary effect of Dr. Kihner's Svamp-Root, the great kidncy rcmedy, is soon rcalized. It stntids the hiKhcst for its wonderful cures of the most distressing cases, and is sold on its merits by all druggists iu fif ty-cent , nnd one-dollar size bottles. You may llavea samplc uottlc nomaotSwamp-Root. b' mail frec, also a pamphlet telling you how to find out if you have kidney or bladder trouble. Jlention this paper when writingto Dr. Kilmer & Co., Iling hamton, N. Y. Don't make any mistake, but remember the namc, Swatnp-Root, Dr. Kiltner's Swanip-Root, and the ad dress, Iiiughamton, N. Y.,oneverybottle. plalncd to the constable patrolllng the platform. A tall, dnshlnR man stepped off. peorlnB nbout. The constable saluted Col. Goff, who dlsplayed two revolvers, sayiiiB: "I'd havo savod you an arrost had tho boy been here! But 111 catch hlm yet! lu'u sure no p.issonBer ferried across the Xlagara tonlBht?" The whlatle callcd the sportinB fientle man to his traln. My father Jolned the onnwtn 1,1. t nn.1 llBfnnn.t tn tlrn tiln nf ita fruiuess pursult of the fUBltive. Henry " l Tueker llnil MllililenH' Melermlneil in i-n tn Htiffalo. and Iu tho smoklng car found Col. j OolT. nnd so volubly Incllned that the ! search for Sandro, hls runaw7iy slave, I was no lonRor a secret. nived nt nurfalo. Henry pollely di i reeteil the stranBor to the proper oxlt, and then Inirriod to the lower one. where a plle of mall bass '-for Canada" was beliiB hustled Into a alelsh. Ono quecr I shnped baB was llfted on last by Henry nnd tho drivor, nnd, nfter throwlng a huffnlo robo over the load, both Jumped on tho box and the slolBh Blldod swlftly I uwny. Fp ExphaiiBe, up Maln. the rov , ernment horses tlew wlth the Unlted ! States mall across Buffalo to Black Bock , ferry. It was now tho twlllght of a new ilny and the sun nearhiR the horizon, i RlliUd the fest llowhiB rlpples of Xlagara rier Dnr.vsv toll-koepeis nnd custom I hoii'-o niTlcers inssed the Bovernmont mall I un,uostloned. Bofore many mlnutos it ! was landed on the opposlte shore. Henry ! ahnok tlio topmast mall bas. ".Sandro," he shouted. Xo answer. I "llullo. Sanilro! wake up!" Stlll no sound. "Qulck! ho's smotherod!" crled Henry i (,,,. ollt tno ,ieor-shaped bag whlch , ,.,. ,m n,i Kt(K,k ,m AVhen Iho f.ns. tenliiBs were undone, Sandro's curly hcad and brlRht. anxlous eyes nppearod. i "Why dldn't you answer?" asked Henry, rather savnsply. I "Cause, massa, you tole me to oboy , and not spoak a word." i "Gond boy, Sandro,' said Henry, "and I thls Is Canada. I make you a Chrlstmas present of your freedom." All these Inrldenta my cousln told me when ho renclipd our housp nBaln, and on Emnnclpatlon days in WashlnBton I ofton soo In tho prncosslon alender, dark-fnced youths llke Sandro, who rocnll by asso fiatlnn our beautlfu! Chrlstmns, nnd my i?r:m.l f:l t llor' vnlpp In II. o nntnnm ieathlnB "Penco on earth, to men good wlll." Ollve Ilisley Seward. DeOocr Not a Candldate, The Montpelier Journal addressed n let- ter to 1 E on. J. A. DeBoer, "nsklng wheth er he would perndt the use of lils name is a candldate for tho Itopuhllean noml ii.itlnn to the Bovernoishlp of tlie stato. IIN aiianer wns "Xo," and he nppended his roasons as fo'.lous: "I depend for my Income upon my woik. If I do not do that work nll of tlie tlme. It is my oplnlnn that I should not draw the pay. 1 need thls pay, howover, to dleharBe tho obllBations whlch I have naaunied nnd for whlch I nm responslble. It menns to mo. theroforo, unwlse and unnecess.iry to drop thls work, whlch Bhes mo plbnsure, for the sake of seek Iiib opportunlty in polltics. "At the samo tlmo, I may say frankly that I should llke to bo sovernor for the sake of the sorvlce and. if that service weio boforo mo in tho form of an nctual cholce, I would Bladly nnd proudly re spond to tho call. I rcfiard myself barred, howover, by clrcumstances, not meanlnfi to siiBsest that nion whose work doos not Involvo tho responslhilltlea of flxpd trustoeslilp may not, wlth perfeet honor and proprlety, both seek nnd hold pub llo otllce of any klnd. "Furthermore. I nm wholly conselous that our Voimont woods, on both sldes of the moiintaln, aro full of better men nnd that nolthor patty ncr the stnte can suffor tho sllBhtost harm from my flxed purpose to koep nt work ln my oivn shop." St.lld cocoanut oll (cocoa butter), belng cheaper than lnrd, ls much used In Hun BrHn kltchons. especlally for maklng sweot pastry. Tho importatlons of thls oll Into HuiiBary nmount to over 2,000,000 pounds a your. m GEO. ROBERTS. M. D., Surirerv nnd dlqeaBea of women a. ana clalty. OfTlce, Crosby Block. Telephons. C. R. ALORICH, M. D union iiiock, nratiieooro. Odlce houra untll 9 a. m.. 1 to 3 d. m.. and 7 to 9 p. m. C. S. PRATT, M. D.f is iMortn Aiain au, urameuoro. Olllco houra: 1 to 2.30, 6.30 to 8. DR. QEO. R. ANDERSON, PHYS1CIAN ANU SUBQEON. Ofllco nnd rcaldence. 88 Maln SL Sur- Bery ln all lts branchea a speclalty. Of llco houra: untll 10 a. m., 1 to 2.30 J. m evenlngs, 6.30 to 8. Telephone, Broolca House. A. I. MILLER, M. D.. Hooker block; 8 tlll 9 a. m., 1 to 2, (.10 to 8 p. m. Dr. J. W. GREQQ. Ofllco over Thomas's druir store. Houra 9 to 12 a. m., 2 to 6, 7 to 8 p, m. Tels phono 25-12. DR..H. L. WATERMAN, Omce nnd rosldence, 41 Elllot St. Of flco hours, 12.30 to 2.30; ovonlng, 6 to 8. C. Q. WHEELER, D. O., OSTEOPATHIC PIIY'SICIAN. 30 Xorth Maln St Brattleboro. Oftlc houra 9 to 12 and. 1.30 to 4. Wednesdava and Saturdaya excepted. GEO. H. GORHAM. M. D.. Whltney Block, Maln St Brattleboro. Pracllco Ilniltcd to diseases of Eye, Ear, Xoso and Throat. Hours, 9.30 a. m. to 12 m.. 2 to 4 n. m.. TueaJnva nnd Frldnra only. At Bellows Falls tho rest of tho weeK. P. P. WHITE, M. D Phvalclan and Surceon. Wlllin msvillA. Vt Offlce hours: 11 a. m. to 1 p. m., and G to 7 p. m. Telephone. FREMONT HAMILTON, M. D., Ofllco and realdence No. 1 T.lndnn street. Hours untll 8 a. m 1 to 2.30 and early evenlng to 7.30. Sundays, 1 lo t p. m. DR. C. S. CLARK, DENTIST. Whltney Block. Brattleboro. Telephone. DR. L. S. EDWARDS. Dentlst. OfTlce and resldence 12 Prospect BL. Brattleboro. Telephone. DR. ALVIN KNAPP, DENTIST. Hooker Block, Brattleboro. BACON & HOOKER, ATTOIINEYS AT LAW. TJlIery Bulldlng. Brattleboro. H. G. BARBER, ATTOBNEY AT LAW. Crosby Block. Brattleboro. STEAM CARPET CLEANING Works. 8 Flat St. E. II. THOMAS, Prop. G. F. BARBER, DEXTIST. Unlon Block. JOHN E. GALE, ATTORXEY AT LAW, Guilford, Vt. Speclal attentlon to all matters conncctcd wlth the probate court. CLINT M. DUGAN. VIOLIX TEACHER, Leonard Block, Barttleboro. C. B. CROWELL, SUBVEYOR, Brattleboro, Vt. HASKINS & SCHWENK. ATTORXEY S AXD COUXSELLOR3, And Sollcitora of Patents. Brattleboro L. W. ADAMS, FREIGHTIXG AXD JOBBING. Telephone 143-13. Offlce 10 Maln St. GEO. P. MILLER, Auctloneer. Guilford. Vt. STOCK COMPANIES FORMED and 0 nanced, old enterprises alded. Corpora tlon work nnd n llno of law. YORK COR POUATION TRUST & LAW CO., Gll sum, N. H. Expert Accounting. Books opened, closed, trial balances and statements taken. New methods suggested and in troduced if d e s i r e d . Your bookkeeping done i but little time required. Bookkeeping Taught Private ly Evenings by an accountant of much ex perience. Great opportunity for business men and women as well as the younger ones to get valuable practical instruction right here at home. W. D. SMITH, Probute Ofllco, lliuik Wock, Brattleboro. SLEDS, SKATES, ROBES, BLANKETS, GLOVES, MITTENS, AXES, WEDGES, MEAT GRINDERS, OIL HEATERS. Three Second Hand Stoves. PRICES LOW. DON A. WILDER. A curo ratrtQterd lf jon supposltorg I). Mfttt, Tbuiunion, . Supl. I n ll vnn ilnlm f.ip thpm. ' Iti- R M IVvcra. factlon." Dr. II, II UcUUl, CUrkburf, Tpdo.. wrfteit I " Iu nrMt ke or as icar. i ht fuul nn remtiT 10 eiiii.l vouri." 1mc, 50 Ckts. PinpU'i Yrtt. Sol4 I by UruUtl. MARTIN RUDY. LANCASTCH, PA. Sold In Brattleboro bv Geo. E. Green. In Bellows Fnlla by II. II. Davla. Call for free sample. GEO. S. WILLIS, Successor lo A. F. Wilder, Manul'iieturer of Wood Coat, Pant and Skirt Hangers Ilook Cafos, nosks nnd I'luturo l''nuncs. (loiioral Jobbinir In Wood Work. 10 Flat St., - Brattleboro. MERCHANTS & MINERS TRANSPORTATION CO. Stcimisliip I.hics Ilctwcuu BOSTON, NORFOLK AND BALTIMORE, Best Routo to Washington, Richmond and All Points South. Four Salllngs Weekly. Accoinmodnt Ioiib nnd oiisllno uustirpiisscd. Tiekets on salo at II. & M. lt. It. olllica. ISeud forlllustriilodliooklct nnd lareK. A, M.UUAIIAM. Ai?ent, llodlon, Mpw, Get the Best. Kerosono oll onKlnen, thciipost power knnwn. Alwuys rellablo. Nolliuno or npurk requlri'd to nm tliem. (iliiiploand durublo. Anyhoiw power. for cvery purpof-e. R. WORK, Agt, Vernon, Vt. creaslng rapldly.