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THE WINDHAM COUNTY REFORMER, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 1002.
Heywood Shoes Wear:" We haw four lines of this well known make which we are closing out at surpriit ingly low prices. Read These Bargains, FRENCH ENAMKL, extension sole, Kangaroo top. One of our late winter styles. Our $.r grade VK'I, heavy sole, anil a BOX CALF with heavy extension sole. Both bargains at the reg ular price which was 94..10, VK'f with light sole, which has been one of our best sell ers. Our regular $4 grade. In case you have never worn a HEYWOOD this will give you a good op portunity to test them. J. E. HAYNES. 90 Main Street. SOlindham (! oimtii Jlfforntf r ANNOtNCK.MKM'li, For Sale A second band sewinif machine. 51 Main street. 0-lt LOCAL NOTES AND GOSSIP. A Good Provider! Knows where to go for his prov ender. If you come to our store you get the best and the most of it for the money in every kind of groceries. We sell better Tea and Coffee for the same price than any store in town. F. C. CLARK. Prices: Let us quote you a few. Beef, Iron and Wine, 50c pint. Com p. Syrup Hypophosphitc, Cue pint. (Fellows Formula.) Syrup of White Pine and Tar, 2 Cc bottle Full 4 oz. bottle. Bay Rum, 4Cc pint These are only a few. We should be p leased to quote you at any time. Give us a call. BROOKS HOUSE PHARMACY. n ii.i.i-i i'ii'ii " PitbMrgVallPaperCo You Buy Ex c I u -siveness of design when you buy wall paper here. We sell the Pittsburg papers. The Pittsburg Patterns are not duplicated in any other make. We can reasonably guar antee you that the pattern you choose will be exclu sive. You will not see it in every house you go. You know what exclu siveness in interior decor ations is worth. And Pittsburg Wall Pa pers cost no more than cheaper kinds. Ready any time to show you latest ideas. MORRIS & GREGG. 76 Main Street. 0 XUINJ" TO AZjIj. We are desirous of placing our new household article in every borne and make a special offer to anybody who cuts out this ad and returns it to us with'the name of the paper, by giving him the occasion toget one atisolutelv free off charge. THE WILHF.LMI'S COMPANY, Park Bow Building, New York, X. Y. If you want pood roads, vote for D. P. Prescott Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. J. G. TJllery will en tertain the Sonnabend club tomorrow evening. Lawyer Arthur C. Spencer has been admitted to practice in the United States Circuit courts. The Ladies' Aid society of the Episcopal church met weth Mrs. George F. Gale Monday afternoon. The hearing in the case of Charles Bartlett against D. P. Prescott was continued last week until May 5. That soul stirrinsr song "Scots Wha line" will be sung by the chorus of the "The Kilties" ut the Auditor ium Mondav afternoon and evening March 10. It is unnecessary to dwell upon the merits of "The Fast Mail, " which will be seen at the Auditorium tonight. Its success beth in England and America is sufficient guarantee that patrons of the Auditorium will receive their money's worth Erastus Kenney, 75, who died in Williunif burg, Mass., last week, was a brother of Androw Kenney of West Brattleboro and father of George Ken Dev of Guilford. Mr. Kenney was a veteran of the civil war and hud buen an invalid for many years. The hearing in the case of Israel Hall, who was brought to Vermont a week ago Saturday, has been contin ued indefinitely on account of the ill ness of Mr. Hall who is at Newfane jail. There will probably be no pre liminary hearing in the matter. Charles E. Glidden, while on his way to Hruttleboro from his home on the Putney load recently, saw a deer near the slate quarry just above the crossroads. The animal crossed the road only a short distance ahead of the horses and seemed little frightened. At the Universalist church next Sunday morning, the pastor will begin his second annual series of Lenton sermons- The general subject is "Clos ing Events in tne lite or Llirist. The specific topics are : "Christ and the Last Supper, " "Christ and Geth.se mane, " "Christ and Pilate" and ( Easter) "Christ and the Cross." A joint session of the Brattleboro Woman's club will be hold at. the Brooks House narlors this evening at 8. o'clock, as guests of Miss Gordon. There will be a lecture upon Civil Ser vice .Reform by Miss Helen A. Whit tier who is vice president of the Mas sachusetts State Federation of Wo man's clubs and an interesting speak er. All interested in the subject ate invited to be present. Rev. O. H. Palmer of Stratton has been in town this week to start a move ment on Stratton mountain to mark the place where Daniel Webster spoke to the people of Bennington and Wind ham counties in 1810. The project is one that has been in the minds of Stratton citizens for a long time and Mr. Palmer is endeavoring to interest people. At present the only landmark which marks the spot where ths famous orator stood is a weatlierbeaten tree stump which sooner or later will yield to the elements. J ,' " i - The funeral of the late Charles A. Tripp was held Saturday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the Episcopal church, Rev. E. T. Mathison officiating. The bearers were Dr. D. P. Webster, Col. H. E. Tavlor. C. H. Grant, A. W. Roel, C. W. Puffer and E. L. Cook. A large delegation from' Wantnstiquet lodge, I. O. O. F. , was present and acted as escort to the cemetery and a number were present from Columbian lodge, F. &. A.. M. The burial was in the family lot in Prospect Hill ceme tery. The services were largely at tended and there were many floral trib utes. --"The Fast Mail," which comes to the Auditorium tonight, contains a number of surprises in scenic effects which have never before been produced on any stage, as well as the mechani cal illusions which were formerly given in this, the greatest of all railroad plays. The complete freight train of 14 cars, illuminated caboose and prac tical working engine ; the flight of the fast mail running at the rate of 40 miles an hour; a scene depicting Ni agara Falls by moonlight, and a real istic steamboat race on the Mississip pi river are among the novel effects shown. It has been decided by the officers of the Vermont National Guard to have the trophy cup for rifle shooting again put in competition for the coming year. Xne matter fias Been suonuttea to the company commanders by Col. Estey and they have decided to con tinue the competitive shoots. There will be a change in the method of com petition. Formerly the several com panies have visited the range on one day during muster and the company having the highest average won the pup. lnis year tne snooting will De done on the ranges in the towns where the companies are located and the one having the highest average at the close of the season will hold the cup for one year. Dr. Joseph B. Holland, who died recently in Boston where he had been foi treatment, was born near Brattle boro July 11, 18:50, the son of Samuel and Mary Phillips Holland. He was a graduate of both academic and medi cal departments of Dartmouth college and for a short time was principal of the famous Westfield. Mass., academy. He was in business as a wholesale publisher and bookseller since 1808 at New York, Chicago and Galesburg. He was also editor of Bradley's Atlas, one of the largest and most complete ever published. For years he was associat ed with G. P. ' Putnam & Sons and with D. Appleton 4 Co. of New York, and later with William Wood & Co. of New York. The Guilford streetbasket ball team won from the Townshend aggregation I Saturday evening in an exciting game. At the end of tne first naif the score stood 10 to 7 in TownsheDd favor but by the superiority in defensive work the Guilford street players won the game with the score at end of game of 13 to 10., The Guilford street players had the ball in their possession most of the time but not being in good prac tice were unable to make the most of their chances. The line up: (Juilford Street; it. Stafford, rg, C. CVwne. lxr. L. Stafford, c, c. Smith Briccs. rf, l(f. Hanlv R. Cne. If, rg. In-jlft Goals from find. C. Coane. Bripe. L. Stafford 2, Spratnie 2, Hmrhes; goats from fouls, C. and Blood. I ant. Townhend If, Mneue . Huirn Vote for Prescott and better roads. Old Folks' dance at Melrose March 5. Admission 33 cents. adv. Mrs. G. II. Clapp entertained her Sunday school class ut her home Mon day evening. Mrs. P. R. Donahue, who died of consumption at Rutland Friday after an illness of nearly six years, was a sister of Miss Carrie Waite of this place. The Skitchawaug tribe of Red Men of Claremont. N. H.. will be the guests of Quonektacat tribe this evening when six warriors will na exulted to the chief degree. The meeting of the Alliance Study class will be held at the Brooks House reception room.Monday evening, March 3, at 7. 30 o'clock. Members and frionds are welcome. The opening reception of Mortis & Gregg's new store in Greenfield, Mass. , was held lust evening from I until w o'clock. There was a large attendance and the women were presented with souvenirs. E. II. Brown hus sold his farm on the Putney roiid to John Sheldon of Greenfield. Mr. Sheldon's son George will tuke possession of the farm at once. Mr. Brown will dispose of 20 head of cattle, four horses and a quan tity of household goods by auction Saturday, March 8. The regular monthly meeting of the Audubon society will be held at the home of Miss Maud Emerson, 12 Oak street, Monday evening at 7.30. Miss Kate Selleck will give the paper of the evening. The next meeting of the Jun iors will be held Wednesday ufternoon in the high school building. Twelve members of the class of '9G of the High school met at the home of Miss Minnie Scott Tuesday evening and enjoyed a season of progressive whist. The prizes were won by John Stewart and Miss Marjorie White. Several letters from out-of-town mem bers were read, and two members, Ralph W. Stoddard and Theodore F. Adams, were present from Springfield, Mass. Discussion has been revived again this woek regarding the proposed dam across the Connecticut river a partial survey for which was made in 188.1. It is claimed bv the present agitators that between $l,!i()0 and ir.,0U0 will be needed to complete all surveys and specifications, and the power that, the dam would produce hus been est imated hv clitlerent persons at from 1U,IXJ to 20, 000 horse power. Funeral services over the, body of Miss Grace Davis, who died in North ampton, Mass. , iFridny as the result of an operation for appendicitis, were held Sunday afternoon at the home of her father, Fnl Davis, on High street, Rev. F. E. Marble officiating. The bearers were Frank Milkey, Walter Timson, Christopher McCourt and William Corey. The body was placed in the vault at Morningside cemetery. Judge William C. Holbrook wasone of the justices of the court of special sessions in New York, who with Dis trict Attorney Jerome paid tribute in court Monday to the memory of Mrs. John A. Foster, the "Tombs Angel, " so-called, who lost her life in the re cent Park Avenue fire. Judge Hol brook was the presiding justice and spoke eloquently of the noble life of "this geutlo and trnnscendently hu mane woman" who did so much for the friendless erring and wayward. Mrs. M. F. Mallory of Springfield, Mass., who has been for several years in Ashville, N. C, working in the in terests of a New England home for consumptives, is in Brattleboro this week in behalf of the worn she has taken up. Mrs. Mallorv bearsetters of recommendation from Dr. S. Wes tray Battle, n distinguished authority in lung diseases, Rev. McNeely Du boso, rector of Trinity church, and others fin the ground. They indorse the need of a home or boarding house whero consumptives of small means from the North, can find a refuge and proper care. News has been received that Mr. and Mrs. E. N. Brooks, of Seattle, Wash., both formerly of Vernon and Fitchburg, Mass.. and who also have many friends here, started February 17 for a visit to their New England friends. They are accompanied bv Mrs. Brooks' brother, C. I. Davis, formerly also of Vernon and Fitchburg, who has been spending the past eight months in Seattle for the benefit of his health, which has been much ben efited. The party will spend some time on the journey stopping over as Portland, Ore., San Francisco, Los Angeles, New Orleans, Washington and New York. Over 100 covers were laid at the Brooks House Wednesday evening for the banquet given by the Congregation al club at its first regular "Ladies night. " Members of the club and their guests gathered in the parlors early in the eveningand aflera short session of sociability adjourned to the dining room where two hours were spent in the discussion of the excellent ban quet. The post prandial part of the program consisted of a concert by the well known Harvard quartet of Bos ton. This organization is one of the best of its kind in the country and the music which it furnished was of a high order. The members are not only i-n quartet work but are also soloist of ability. Mrs. Margaret Garrity. wife of Anthony Garrity, whose present resi dence is in Newfane jail where he is awaiting trial on the charge of crimi nal neglect of his child, narrowly es caped being seriously burned about midnight Saturday. She took a hot flat iron to bed with her and the tem perature of the metal was such that the hedclothing was set afire. Mis. Garrity's screams awoke some of the neighbors and the bed clothing and tick were thrown into the road. . A still alarm was sent the engine house from the freight depot and the chemi cal engine responded. Mrs. Garrity, who seemed to be suffering from ex citement and exposure, rode up town on the back of the engine and was given lodging at Mrs. Bushnell'g. One of the articles on the town meet ing warrant which should have, the careful thought of all voters is that per taining to the library approbation. This has generally been S1200 but at the coming meeting $100 more will be requested. The additional amount is wanted on account of the need of an assistant librarian. The trustees of the libiary have had the matter in consideration for some time, and can secure the services of a woman who has been educated in the library school of Pratt institute, Brooklyn, for t'J0 a year. Within the past few years the requirements of a librarian have ad vanced greatly and to do the work properly today a special education is absolutely essential Since the libra ry was built in 1888 its number of books has trebled and the proper ser vice cannot be given without an aasist- Vote for Prescott and better roads. Miss Charlena Powers hus bought a promising brown colt of parties in Chesterfield, N. II. The Knights and Ladies of Honor will hold a special meeting in Red Men's ball Monday evening. A. V. May has soli for Martin Bailey 11 building lots in Athol, Mass. , to R. II. Brough of Springfield, Mass. Town meeting comes on Tuesday next. The polls will be open ut 0 o'clock. Vote for D. P. Prescott for road commissioner. The Brattleboro friends of Charles II. Robb will be interested to know of his appointment Tuesday as special assistant attorney genorul. He had made no application for the position. All members of the Junior League of the Methodist church are invited to go on a sleighride which will be given for that society, Saturday afternoon, March 1. All children plannjng to go are requested to meet at the church ut 3 o'clock. Protective grange conferred the third and fourth degrees on seven can didates Saturday evening. There was an unusually large attendance, about 23 being present from Winchester, N. H. , as well as delegations from Vernon and Guilford. Manager Fox has secured Charles Frohman's authorized version of that great success and charming little com edy, "The Little Minister," and it will be seen here next Friday evening presented by one of the strongest com panies yet seen in this charming com edy. The last of the Vermont Wheel club's series of ladies' nights will be held in the club rooms Tuesday even ing. Entertainment will be furnished by the Tuxedo club of Boston. This trio has been beard before in Brattle boro and i.s recognized as one of the best organizations of its kind. Town meeting will open promptly at 9 o'clock. There will be two polling places. Voters from A to L inclusive will go to the booths on the side of the hall and the remainder on the north side. The board of civil authority will be in session in the selectmen's rooms tomorrow at 3 o'clock for the purpose of making additions and cor rections on the check list. The Christian Endeavor society of the Uongregotionul church gave a I Washington party in the chapel Sat urday evening. the entertainment consisted of charades illustrating the titles of books and a number of mu sical selections by the Christian En deavor orchestra. There was a good attendance and the entertainment was enthusiastically received. The Duughters of the American Revolution are to have an evening of military whist Thursday, March (i, at 7.30 p. m. It promises to be a very attractive affair, beiug novel and dis tinctively of a military nature. The tables are to represent different forls and tho moves are to be made to the call of a bugle. Small flags are to be run up as the points are made. It is to be held in Festival hall, which will afford umple room for extensive deco rations, and the gallery a place for those who do not plav to witness tho striking features. It is a pleasure to announce that we are to have "The Little Minister. " The play has achieved the success of the century. It will be presented by a strong company at the Auditorium next Friday evening. The remarkable success it has met with is well known in this city, and there have been a great many inquiries as to whether it would be seen here this season. 1 he novel has been very widely read and the dramatization tins been made by the author, Mr. Barrie, who has, it is said, made a beautiful play retaining all of the peculiar characters and types of the beautiful Scotch story. Manager Fox's theatre-going pa trons will have the opportunity of see ing a remarkably good play next Fri day evening when one of Churles Froh- man s companies will present J. Jl. Barrie's "Little Minister." Every one who pretends to know auything about plays and players has heard the names or the kittle Minister and Miss Maude Adams' linked, ond most people know that one of the remarka ble theatrical successes of this coun try was due to Miss Adams' portrayal of the part of "Babbie." Of course Brattleboro people cannot expect to see Miss Adams here, but they may be sure of a strong company. Homer Lorenzo Waterman, a native of Jamaica, died at Vermillion, South Dakota, eb. 15 He was born Oct. 8, 1822, and was the youngest child of James and Nelly Waterman. His broth ers and sisters all died before his de cease. He married .Miss t ranees Cham berlain, a daughter of Dr. Moses Chamberlain of Jamaica, and after re ceiving a good musical education un der the best instructors of that time, he moved West in 1851 and devoted his time to teaching music in Illinois, Iowa and later in South Dakota, with great success. .Heengaged in farming in the later years of his life. He left eight children, all living in his vicinity. Vote for Prescott and better rouds, Rev. R. F. Lowe will lead the reg ular Sunday afternoon meeting at the X. M. C. A. Kluw & Erlangor's production of "Ben Hur" will begin a brief engage ment at tho Uolomal theutre ut Boston March 17. A regular monthly meeting of the board of directors of the Y. M. C. A. will be held in the rooms Monday evening. Prescott promises us good roads if elected. The whole town should turn in and elect him. He can't do worse and might do better. J. E. Jacobs is now ready to sup ply all who may wish with home made bread, rolls, doughnuts, cakes, cook- A fair sized audience was present at the annual gymnastic exhibition of the physical classes of the Y. M. C. A. which was held Wednesday evening. The program consisted of drills with dumb beBs and Indian clubs, work on the different apparatus and floor work such as tumbling. All who participated in the entertainment were exceeding ly healthy specimens of youth and young manhood and in some advanced work their muscular control was little short of marvelous. Aside from the work of the regular classes a baton drill was given by eight young women and H. Ii. Horton gave an exhibition of illuminated club swinging. The exhibition was highly successful as a means of judging the results of the work, and the senior and junior di rectors, II. R. Horton and Richard Averill deserve credit for the arrang ing of the affair. The Brattleboro Woman's club en joyed an evening of music Monday. Miss Emma Gregg read an interesting paper upon the life of Wagner. The story of the two operas of Tannhauser and lbengrin were read by Mrs. eb ster and Mrs. DeWitt. Illustrative music was given by Mrs. Pratt, Mrs. Hubbard and Mr. Miller, and included Tannhauser's Prayer, Elizabeth's Prayer for Tannhauser's Forgiveness, Elizabeth's Prayer, Wolfram's Song to the Evening Star, Tannhauser's Story, Swan Song from Lohengrin, King's Prayer, Elasa's Love Song, Song of the Holy Grail and Lohen grin s Farewell oong to hlsa. A quar tette of ladies, Mrs. Hubbard, Miss Gregg, Mrs. Xandry and Mrs, Bacon sang the Spinning Song from the FIving Dutchman. Mrs. Know I ton and .Miss Stewart accompanied the singers. The musicians who contributed so gener ously to the entire evening's program, were thoroughly appreciated by mem bers and guests of the club. ies, pies, &c. , at 47 Main street. adv, The W. C. T. U. held their meeting at u ran go hall last Thursday. The next meeting will be held at the Y. M. C. A. rooms next Thursday afternoon at 2 0 clock. A Brattleboro despatch in the New York Sun under tbo head of "An Opera Bouffe Railroad" tells of the trials und tribulations of the narrow gauge railroad. Twenty of the marching staff of Protective. grange will eo to Westmin ster next Friday evening to attend the working of the third and fourth ue grees on 15 candidates. The U. S. grand jury in session at Burlington since Tuesday, reported yesterday seven true bills found and two not found and the court adjourned to Murch 31 at Brattleboro, A reception to the junior members of the Y. M. C. A. will be given in the rooms next Wednesday evening I when Kev. J. Jl. Iveneston will give an illustiuted talk to the boys. The regular monthly meeting of the Woman's auxiliary of the Y. M. C. A. will be held in the association rtxns Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Mrs. C. S. Clark will read a paper. Mrs. D. L. Herriek has bought the millinery business of Mrs. F. H. Morse and will tuke possession immediately. She will have a sale of trimmed hats preparatory to putting in a new stock of goods. Among the 800 delegates who at tended the national congress of the D. A. R. at Washington last week were Mrs. J. J. Estey, Mrs. A. G. Cobb, Miss Maria Sledman and Miss Jennie B. Slate of this town. Mrs. J. J. Estey was re-elected state regent of the Daughters of the Amer ican Revolution at their congress at Washington this week and Mrs. F. Stuart Strannhau of St. Albans was elected assistant state regent. Tickets for Uncle Si Wednesday evening go on sale at Miller's candy store Tuesday morning, 25 cents. No reserved seats will be sold at the door. The play will be followed by a dance, tickets 25 cents, ladies 10 cents. adv. Mr. and Mrs. John C. Henkel gave a progressive whist party Tuesday evening at their home on Estev street. The royal prize was won by Mrs. Ches ter Ssargent and the booby bv .Mrs. Hawley Sandera Refreshments were served, Windham County Pomona Grange will meet with Vernon Grange, Thurs day. March C. Morning session, 11 o'clock; afternoon session, 1.45. The train leaves Brattleboro at 10.45. The hall is opposite the Central park sta- ! turn. jMla A. h-ames, Sec. The Brattleboro Woman's club will hold its next meeting March 7, from 4 until ti o'clock, at the Baptist chapel. The art of music is the subject and the life of Verdi the composer will be given by Miss Newton and readings by Mrs. Hamilton and Miss Stockwell. "The Wise Guy" begins contribu ting to the Reformer this week and will hereafter discuss local matters in accordance with his ideas. His ideas may not always agree with those of other people, but he will endeavor to be fairminded in the consideration of everything. Readers should remember his text "If the coat fits put it on. " The old neighborhood whist club to tho number of 20 held a special meeting with Mrs. W. H. Corser Fri day evenit-g. The rooms were deco rated with palms, potted plants, ferns and cut flowers. Refreshments of chicken salad, breadsticks, lemonade, cake, salted almonds, candy and ice cream were served. The prizes, an or ange spoon und silver-topped pencil, were won by Mrs. Grace Holden and F. I. Swift respectively. A delightfully informal affair was the tea given by Mrs. E. H. Putnam to the Daughters of th American Revo lution Saturday afternoon from 3 until 5 o'clock. Tho parlors were very taste fully decorated with American flags. The dining room was daintily ar ranged, yellow daffodils forming the chief decoration. Mrs. C. r. Bing ham and Mrs. W. H. Corser presided at the table and were ably assisted by Misses Thorn, Allen, Knight and Mrs. Louise Hackley. Mrs. E. R. Pratt, in her own inimitable way, fa vored the ladies with the reading of two Canadian dialect poems which were highly enjoyed. About 40 were present. The sudden death is announced of the bright and attractive little daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. Julius Johnson at Wichita, Kan., where thev went from Greenfield last month. Mr. Johnson accepted a iwsition offered him as pro fessor of biology in Fainnount college and hoped the change of climate would prove beneficial to the child who suffered from a serious bronchial trouble. She seemed to be improving, but was taken with measles and 11 1 though very ill, was Monday pro nnnnreil nut. of dnnirpr bv the nfivqi. cian. Her death Wednesday morning was therefore sudden and unexpected. She was an only child. Mr. Johnson belongs to an old Vernon family, be ing the son of Jerome Johnson, and Mrs. Johnson was formerly Miss Nel lie Benson, a niece of George Benson of this village. At a recent meeting of fire insur ance companies held in New York city a resolution was adopted providing for an advance in rates throughout the United States east of the Rocky moun tains, with the exception of New York city and immediate vicinity. This ac tion was due, primarily to the large losses during the past year and has tened by the Patterson and Waterbury conflagration. It was agreed that throughout the country named rates shall be. advanced 25 per cent, on mer cantile blocks except such as are oc cupied as dwellings above the ground floor, and on frame store buildings : also on all manufacturing risks and other special hazards which have not been rated under revised and approved schedules within one year. None of tne local agents have been notified of this advance but it had been known that rates were going up. Don't throw away your Tote for road commissioner vote for D. P. Prescott. Is Our PRICE for a GOOD COLDEN BIRCH CHAMBER SET. I. Large Bureau with 18x24 bevel plate Mirror, three drawei Commode and full size Bed. From $12.$0 our prices range all the way up to $12 .00. . We are showing some beautiful designs in QUARTERED OAK, V 2 CURLY BIRCH. j BIRDSEYE MAPLE, and ' SOLID MAHOGANY. J EMERSON & SON. 1 Complete House Furnishers. j- 2 and 4 Main Street, Brattleboro, Vty St Lamson & Hubbard Spring Style, 1902. Tho Advance Stylos of . are now with us. Very swell soft and stiff models de signed for spring wear. See Styles in our South window. a E. J. FENTON & CO. CLOTHIERS. HATTERS OUTFITTERS. SCHORLII k JOHNSON. MEATS AND PROVISIONS. We carry at all times a full line of choice Western Beef, Pork and Veal. Fresh Turkeys each week. Dressed Chickens always on hand. Nice home-made Sausages. Home rendered Lard. Sugar Cured Hams. H. L. Handy's Breakfast Bacon. Bologna and Frankfort Sausages. Dried Beef. Pork Scraps. New lot of Sauer Krout. Blood Sausage and Liver Wurst. Head Cheese, fresh each week. Cabbage, Beets, Turnips. A choice line of Can ned Goods. Careful attention to orders and prompt delivery. If you are not satisfied try us for a time. W ANTED At. highest Cash prices, Veal, Chiekens. Fowls and fresh Kpjrs; also lleef Hides. Horse Rides, l'elts and skins. force! $ HAVE YOU FORCE CARDS? THEY ARE WORTH 10c. TO YOU ! We have about 500 out which we would like to get in at once. No more issued after March 1st. TRUCKING. I have this day purchased the entire teaming, and trucking- business of J. A. Tayloh. Its capacity and efficiency will be Increased by the addition of new teams and equipments. I shall give the entire business my personal attention and all work entrusted to me will be handled with promptness and care. Telephone call: 14923. LUCIUS ADAMS. At E. Crosby & Cos Warehouse, From 7 to 6. FISH. We have a complete line ,of Salt and Canned Fish, Salt Sal mon, Salmon Trout, Mackerel, whole Codfish, boxes and pack ages, Canned Salmon, Clams, Lob ster, Sardines, imported and do mestic. Fresh Celery, Lettuce & Spinach. J. E. CLEASON, 32 Elliot Street. PROVENDER S26.95 per ton. It's a Bargain. Try Some. "Ol'B MARKET LETTER this week mentions facts re garding the Financial Situation; Rock Island.Metmpolitan, Union Pacific, Southern . Pacific and Amalgamated. We would be pleased to mail you a copy. HAY, OATS, MEAL, SHAVINGS VALLEY- GRAIN CO. FLAT STREET. CASH PAID FOR HIDES. SKINS, PELTS & LIVE POULTRY". W.F. RICHARDSON k CO.