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wUllAM COUNTY I.KWKMKK, lmATTLKKOKO, VT., FRIDAY, DKCKMBKR 7, 1000. Dennison's Christmas Goods Christmas Bells, Garlands, Bell Garlands, La bels, Xmas Post Cards, Coin Cards and Envel opes, Holly Tags, Christmas Seals, Wax Sets, Holly Doll Sets, Candy Boxes, Glove Boxes, also Assorted Holly Boxes in all sizes suitable for Christmas gifts. Our Entire Store is Now Filled to Only PERISHED IN THE FLAMES OEOKGB WATERHOUHE BURNED DEATH IN WEST TOWNSHEND. TO Neighbors Discovered Burning Houm Bitw Body luslde MatUr lutesUgated County Authorities, but No Bliui of Hay Dlscovared West Townibend ud by foul Nwi. riin houae occuiilrd by (inurm Welerhouae, 115, Civil war vatvren, was nlirnly I ro) i-d by lira hut (Sunday night end U'Hi.ii-1i.himm hltnaelf bnrncd to death. u.. niivii liv iiemile in the flllaga ...,.l..l..l. iKvural men haltelfvd to liitl, but Ilia rou( of lbs building had da Ir. he about tha by Out tin fitlleu in. and Ibouiih Mr. Water houae'e body could be seen in ina miuai I hp lira it was impossible to lv It. It thought that be may hava gone to sleep hia chair and that ilia amoka from lha II which probably had started upstairs, him. A ainall burro which wai f in a -i.-h .,11, .injur ihii house wat al TOt burned. n ihmiirhi hv many that there fit evidences of foul play arid Htste'a Attorney I i f itaetin vii notified bv telephone Qdsy f vi' ulnar. He waa unable to make 1 1. in. I i at inn in neraon owing to other .... i.u ..ni Aiiiipnev Anthony Mrhwpiik of Ilrattleboro to look Iniu the in I kept were Mon th du- Christmas Linens .... . . t i 1' -I f Jt"i. mu.. nin trrentin nr nrnn rai Kir a viu - nutlllllt IJ liiuik ov-vvivv . a-- o curding to Ina statement, me voir- .unu. r'irh nJprp nf 1 men. We have anticiDatea tne aemanc h. ni a iivii K,v.vv w . .. t I linn a rathe are showing a very extensive line ui Hand Drawn, Hand Embroidered and High Grade Li LINEN Doilies in all linen, damask patterns, fringed in both round and oval, and in sizes 6 in., 0 in., 12 18 in., in several grndi's, price, 5d 10 15 S5d HEMMED Linen Doilies In damask patterns, sizes 6 iu., 9 in., 12 in., 18 in., and in several qualities, 100 15c 250 SCALLOPED Doilies in round and oval, all linen, embroidered, scal loped edge, and hemstitched, in all sizes, in both styles, prices, 100 150 100 250 300 500 EMBROIDERED Doilies, round, all linen, embroidered in beautiful conventional designs, iu sizes 3 in., in., 9 in., 12 in., 18 in., 24 in., 12'iO 150 100 250 300 50 750 HAND Embroidered Doilies in eye let designs, beautiful work and in very neat, attractive patterns, sizes I in., 9 in., 12 in., prices, 250 750 RENAISSANCE Doilies and Table Mats in a great variety of designs in sizes 9 in. to 24 in. and very spo- ciul values, prices, 17C 10 lic RENAISSANCE Scarfs and Squares, scarfs 24x54 in., squares 30 in. and 36 in., in several beautiful pat terns, prices, vsc 10 ass.ys CLUNT Lace Doilies with linen cen ters, all trimmed with hand made lace and in very good assortment; sizes 6 in., 9 in., 12 in., 18 in., 24 in., prices, 250 500 080 P 10 Sii.OU Japanese Hand Drawn Linens HAND Drawn Squares in many beautiful designs: sizes 9 in., 12 in., 24 in., prices, 250 300 500 750 LUNCH Cloths, Hand Drawn, in a great variety or patterns, some hand embroidered, 30 in. and 36 in., prices, BUFFET and Bureau Scarfs, in spo- ciany large assortment, anu inn most beautiful line we ever carried, prices, to sa.ys Aprons APRONS for 25 cents: Plain hem- atitclipd with nne.ket. nlain lawn . .. i j i nurse's apron, fine lawn with ham burg insertion, hemstitched bretelle and tucked, hamburg bretelle aprons, an ior 250 DAMASK Lunch Cloths, In a tiful assortment of patterns in hand drawn borders and otl rich drawn effects; all flnishei full, double hems and can. equalled for values; sizes 36 72 in., prices, 500 750 OSO 81.25 S $1.48 S1.93 S2.50 S DAMASK Scarfs for sideboi buffet, in rich damasks, witl hemstitched hem, also with drawn border; the assortmi large and consists of many vnlnna? Hi7.p fi t in. to 72 in. 290 480 750 080 S S1.30 S1.48 S1.08 & TRAY Cloths in damask pal all pure linen, hemstitched double hem, hand drawn t'ff corners; sizes 20x28 in., very a value, J DAMASK Tray Cloths, In vei tensive assortment of befl patterns, all hemstitched and hand drawn, in several sizes, nccorilini' to size anil oualitv. 300 4801 Linen Towels All bought before the advance prices are right. j i PURE Linen Towels, in large ty of patterns in damask, al buck in fancy and colored i ders, all standard size, and I special value, price, ) ilea believe tha Ac- ' ... 1, .woinii that a buy Da.aint py ina houae ju.t at night thought he heard a vol . .. ... kti. In the liouae ay, ,'w you " I., nr.. ami nulllter do I.' Al hoy waa at aome dialanre from the houae ia doubtful that lie nearu very mum. hi. f a rharartcr of the village w linn a rather ahady reputation, The laat authentic niwa of Mr. Water houae waa lute ill the evening when he waa heard working in a lirtle hu at the north end of the house. Mr. Waterhnuae had fre quently complained that he wee unable to lieep niglita owing to heart troulde and waa arcuMoincrt to come into the itore of I'harlea (irout and sleep aitliiiK in a chair. A num ber of theories for hie death are advanced. He might have aucciimbed to heart diaeaae before the fire or have been overcome by Hinoke. Aa soon as the pin hen cooled sumriently a esrch of the ruins waa made but only a few charred bones were found. Theae were buried next diiy. A fad that practically killa the foul-play theory ia that there waa a light fall of anow just previnua to the dia eovery "f the lire and scarrhera failed to And nil v signs of track" leading In or from the building. It was by thin that it was first known Ihut Mr. Waterhouae was in the burning building. Holland Orout and friend of Farley, Mass., have been visiting Mr. tlrout'a parents. S O. ;rlicld and Miss Chrimahel are vihiting Mr, Karl lladlock in Komerville, Mass. Miss llortense Switur returned to South Londonderry Monday for the winter term of srhool. Tlie Ladies' Missionary and Aid society wil hold a s,ile of useful and fancy articles in the veairy Thursday, fee. 13. A short entertainment will also be given. Wednesday t HUCK and Damask Towels, in grade, all pure linen and in s ard size, in both fringed and ! stitched, price, SPECIAL in Damask Towels, 20 inches by 46 inches, a size good for sideboard or for table extra heavy linen, beautiful d( damask, 2'i in. double hem st price, 4 HIGH Grade Towels, in beau damasks, hemstitched, in at 10 designs, full size and extra v prices, 75c to I Writing Paper STANDARD Stationery, all in H and fancy Christmas packages, make a special of holiday b n.ntnr nnfl lnn sbnnr ntnnilliril 01 r-r- - " - i - ....... u li.:n ol wriiuii; (Mt-- Utr IIIUIU tnan recuiar prices, j-er dox. 100 150 250 480 9 Christmas Neckwe; in Boxes PANCT Stocks. In rich combina of lace, chiffon and embroidier, Mrs. E. R. Willnrd. also in embroidered silk and bat) one in a box, price, WILLIAM8VILLE Freyenhagen-Morsa Wedding Noon. A quiet weddirfg took place at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Luke U. Morae Wednesday at noon when their daughter Mabel was mar ried to Charles Kapelyea Freyeuhagen, son of K. C. Freyenhajen of this place. Only the near relatives of the bride and groom were present. One corner of the parlor was barfked with evergreen and white car nations before which the ceremony was per formed by Key. J. V. Haiellon of the Metho dist church. 1 .... v At the appointed hour, the bridsi marcn from Lohengrin was played by Miss Una Kice of Brattleboru, cousin of the bride, and the bride and groom, attended by Frank E. Freyerihagen. brother of the groom, as beat man and Miss Ula Fierce, cousin of the bride, as bridesmaid, entered the psrlor. The bride was gowned in while and wore a veil which was worn by her grandmother, and' carried bride rosea. The bridesmaid wore pink silk tnoalin and carried pinks. After the ceremony congratulations were extended and refreshments of ice-cream and cake were served. The numerous gifts of silver, china, money and linen show the high esjeem in which the bride and groom are held. ... Mr and Mrs. Freyenhagen left in the af lerno.in with the usual accompanimenta of rice old shoes, bells, etc., and after a short wedding trip will be at home with the bride'a parents. Among those to attend the wedding were Mrs. C, L. Piper and Frank, Mr and Mrs. Robert McDonald and child, Miss Tna Rice and Charles Rice of Brattle boro, and Miss Lila I'ierce of Walpole, S. II. JJl Fay Bridges of Athens is in town. K. II. Putnam moves into the tenement recently vacated by J. E. McCarty. Mr. and Mrs. P. P. White returned Mon day from a visit in Willimantic, Conn. John Lewis went to Granville, X. Y., Tues day to attend the funeral of his sister's child. Mrs. Bertha Bodsc Piper and two children of Snrincneld, Muss., are visiung ner uiui" -i.i... Ti..n r,f r.vnn Mas., visitea nis iter Mrs. C. I). Lazello, recently. He re turned home Tuesday accompanied by Mrs. ley. i ii., ..i Jennie, who has gone SWISS Embroidered Cuff and Co for a two weeks' visit. There were oo couples bi ie uaum sets, in tne most oenutuui ass -more were u i-u.ijM.-a . .- ment, all direct from the impor last Friday evening. There will be n",h" I one in a box price 1 to T nce Thursday, lec. 14. Wcedena orches- one in a UOX, price, 10 7, tfB wi flirnish the music and the women t .sasssT" .... 1 A "DT AXTQ AO ffaf-JrJ. il ' ' A Touch Down! Yes, the College Days Cigar has scored a succesi from the outset. , , It has become the steady companion of a large pro portion of the college men, young professional men and business men wherever they have learned of its merits. It has the unusual quality at a low price to aeservc this to command it. College Days CIGAR, 6 for 25c No such cigar quality has ever been sold in ordinary cigar stores even at 5c. straight before. It's only the National Cigar Stands' plan that makes he College Davs possible at this price. O af The best cigars are now sold in the 2,000 Drug Stows narlnf tha National Cigar Stands Emblem in the window. C. E. GRAFFAM, 80 Main St. u-ill furnish the supper. J. E McCarty has finished work at the basket shop. He has hroken tip housekeep ing and goes soon to New York city where he has employment. Mrs. McCarty will re main this winter with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Pierce. NEWFANE. Mr. and Mrs. a. B. Johnson spent Thanks giving at John Howe's in Hrattleboro. Mrs. J. E. Smiley was called to Connecti cut Tuesday by the death of a relative. Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Micott and Bon Ken neth of Brattleboro were guestB in town Sunday. II. A. Carpenter wertt Sunday to Marl boro' where ho is to teach the winter term of school. The annual church meeting will be held Dec. 18, it having ' been postponed from Dec. 4. Frank Rose, who has been occupying Mrs. Carpenter's house, has hired the Bryant house of R. S- Willard and will move there at once. Miss Annie Johnson of Putney, a senior in the Brattleboro high achool, spent Thanks giving with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Johnson. Miss Stella Micott, who for the past four months has been caring for her brother, left Monday for Springfield, Mass., where she will resume her work as nurse. The next regular grange meeting will be held Dec. 19 instead of Dec. 12, to accommo date the worthy master, who expects to at tend the State grange meeting at Burlington next week. Mrs. Henry Kenncy entertained her chil dren at Thanksgiving, the party including Mr and Mrs. Austin and family of Brook line, Mr. and Mrs. John Kenney and Mr. and Mrs. Silas Kenney. Mrs. Lisle Carpenter has sold her house at the Burditt crossing to Mr. Phillips of Wardsboro, who will take possession imme diately. It is expected that the telephone exchange will be located there. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Goonedow and grand son, Robert Pratt of North Cambridge, Mass., ate Thanksgiving dinner here at their summer home, Elmhall, Mrs. Goodenow com ing Monday and all returning Friday. Tha Reformer till Jan. 1, 1908, to new subscribers, J1.50. 0UTI1 NEWrANB. Mrs. Kffle Wblim-y and Mrs. Kdna Daniels came from Ilrattleboro to attend Ilia funeral nf Mr. and Mrs. Il-rt Adams's Utile daugh ter. Hchools opened Monday: tha Parish and school ill this villagn wiih the saina teachera aa laal term: Mis Nellie Dickinson In the former and Mra. Al.liie Adams in the latter Willi 111 pupils. At llrookalde, Miss bottle Hunt Is teacher with 14 pupils. Mra. Delia llesrnrk's kiiosta departed In groiiia, Kiigene Kfgmn of Moiitpelier and Miss Telle of Newport, N. II., Hatiirday, Mr. and Mrs. (leorge lli-acork and son Hunady af ternoon, Walter Tofts nf Newport, N. II., and Charles fleorge of Weill Kiver on Monday. The Infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Dert Adams passed av.ay Hatiirday night at the home of her aunt. Mrs. Mallla Williams, who has tenderly fared for the child and an older sister during the absence and lllneaa of their mother. Tha funeral occurred it the same place Tuesday afternoon. Rev. Miles tl. Tupper attended. Mr. and Mra. Adams hava the sympathy of thair many friends and neighbors. JAMAICA. Mra. Ralph Daggett la on the aick list. Miss Mary Cheney spent Tuesday In Mraltleboro, Mlaa Edith Clark went to her school in Uondville Monday. Mlaa Douglass of Ilrattleboro la leaching Ihe.Houth Hill school. lV F. C. Brigham of Westfield, Maes., waa In town Malurday. Mra. Julio Csiiin deturned to her home at Hanover, .V. 11., Tuesday. The W. C. T. I, met with Mra. Lucy Kel logg Wednesday afternoon. I i VI...... ...... mnA tn Montnllae Moi- day, after spending Thanksgiving week at home. -rt.. viiiao .,-b,..il bi.i.nn Tuesday morn ing with Miss O'ltoiirke and Miss Mabel Howard aa teachera. EAST JAMAICA. Mrs. Almedire ltoynton Is visiting at II. E. Ibiward'a. Harriet Doane visited her lister, Mrs. Roe Itobiiisun, last week. , Miss Laura Woodburn spent Thankagiv ing at W. If. ILituillon'a. Several from here attended the Thanksgiv ing ball at West Wardsboro. Henry Richardson has moved from Wash burn Kidder's to the ( hapin house. School in the river district began Monday with John Wolcot of Jamaica teacher. Mrs. E. 8. Allen went to Ilrattleboro Fri day on account of the illnesi of her little grandiUughti-r. Abram Howe nf West Townsliend was at W. H. Hamilton'a with his threshing ma-, ehiiio last Saturday. Vi. v;. ,--.. ii.-h. grmiHnnghter, Leone Robinson, went to Athena to spend Thanksgiving with Mrs. Howe's sister. BROOKLINE. Schools bejan Monday with the same teachers. 1 A. C. Fellows ia in West Dover ss a saw yer in a mill. Elmer Gleason of Xicolette, Minfi., is vis iting hn sister, Mrs. A. C. Wellmsn. W. H. Blanchard of Boston has sold his village property including house, barn and ten acrea of land to C. W. Barnes. Mrs. D. W. Clark spent Thsnksgiving wek at I'nderhill. her old home. Mr. and Mrs. M. F. lljrnes look Thanksgiving din ner at Willianisville. Mrs. S. E. Coombs and aon Clyde were at C. P. Stickney's Thanks giving. Nelson Smith and family look Thanksgiving dinner with A. C. Fellows. The whistle sounded the alarm of fire Sunday morning. The old house of X. C. Marsh, occupied by t). D. Jerome, had taken fire around the chimney and the flumes burst through the roof. Several men were near at hand and succeeded by conveying water to the roof in saving the house. Some damage , by Are. ! WEST DUMMERSTON Fred Rogers was at home over Sunday j from New London, Conn. ; Several of our young people attended the dance at Williameville last Friday evening. , Mrs. H. II. Horton snd daughter of Provi dence, R. I., are visiting Mrs. Honon'a fa I her. The Ladies' Aid lociely held a banquet at its room in the parsonage Wednesday of last week. Mrs. Jflhn O'Brien has returned from a visit to her son, llany Lamson, in Spring Held, Mass. Thermometer stood at five degrees below icro Tuesday, and the young folks are en joying ikating on the river. Fred Connarn hi sold hia horse snd buggy to David Hheean of Fitchburg, Mass., vo drove it home last week. John Burnett accompanied his father, Rep resentative W. W. Burnett, to Montpelier. and will also visit in Burlington. Miss Metcalf, who has been nurse at Mrs. Frank Baldwin's, is ill snd Miss Parsoni has taken her place, Mrs, Baldwin is im proving. SOMERSET. Fred Johnson is visiting in New York George Biddle is working for Fred Bag- Mr. Lapont, who has been seriously ill, is better. n. It. Cutler is scaling logs for A. N. llandin & compan. Mr. and Mrs. Stewart left for Woodsville, II., laat Saturday. Miss Ruth Havs gave a party at Fred ISogley's lust Thursday. I). S. Haskins spent Thanksgiving with hia brother, L. C. Harris. Marshall Brothers have RO men at work in their rainp in the Stratton woods. L. C. Harris left for Montpelier Mondaj; by way of Ncwfan and liruttleboro. Harold Wright of Marlboro visited his mother, Mrs. Francis Wright, last weok. J. WARDSBORO. The discount on taxes expires Dec. 21. Mrs. Jessio Moore is visiting in Windsor i nl Tlrnintrep. Mra. Charles Lovesey is visiting her moth Mrs. A. L. Wiley. J. M. Gleason returned to Boston Monday, E. Gleason accompanying mm 10 ureuu- Aal.1 m.. vMih nrirrimm has Eone to spend the winter with relativci in Barre. Mass. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Cobb of South Lon- I donderrv spent Thanksgiving at John Cobb's. H. E. Howard has bought the blacksmith shop of John Baudway and has gone to work there. Gary Martin and family of Putney have been spending a few days with hia father, 0. W. Martin. Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Jefts of Brattleboro spent Thanksgiving with Mrs. Jefts'a moth er, Mrs. Neilson. Vinton Gardner of Greenfield, who has spent the past week at J. A. Wilbur s, re turned home Wednesday. J. M. Gleason of Boston spent Thanksgiv ing with his sister-in-law, Mrs. Frances Gleason, and nephew, J. E. Gleason. Miss Lucia Gleason sperlt her Thanksgiv ing vacation with her father, J. E. Gleason, returning to her school Monday morning. Mrs. W. R. Leith of Greenfield, who has been here a few days packing up some of her mother's effects, returned home Monday. SOUTH WAEDSBOEO. . Luana White visited her son, Arthur White, last week. Mr. and Mrs. h. K. Webster were In Brattleboro last Friday. Ralph Hall came home recently to stay with his mother and brothor a few days. Mrs. i i ii II I I -J m a aim )KJ Registered rV.ilsl U. 8. Pat. ofllca m Has a world-wide reputation for Ilifjh Quality and ueucious navur BAKER'S COCOA Has held the market with constantly increasing sales . for u6 years, and has won 47 highest awards in Europe and America. No Other Food Product has a Like Record. WALTER BAKER & CO., Ltd. fl 1 A IT . ,.!.-a i7ftn uorcnesier, mh. CaSiaDUS'ieu aawvr II A Gift That Wi Please Any Member of Your Family Such a gift is easily selected at this store because the choice we offer you is from a big stock of useful, beautiful and necessary arti cles of wearing apparel, dear to the heart of man, woman or child. BOOTS SHOES SLIPPERS RUBBERS We have Holiday Specialties in addition to our complete line of seasonable footwear. We direct attention to Alfred Dolge Felt Shoes and Slippers Particularly appropriate to this season of the year. Made ex clusively to abolish the discomfort of cold feet. All felt, fur trimmed if desired, all colors, all bearing this name made only of the very best materials. The. felt shoes can be worn out of doors in the coldest weather without rubbers. For house wear espec ially if the floors are cold, nothing else gives the absolute comfort of felt slippers Made for men, women and children. Be sure to get Alfred Dolge Brand There is but one best Alfred Dolge Brand We are sole agents for the celebrated Alfred Dolge Brand of felt shoes and slippers, for New England, New York, Pennsyl vania and New Jersey. We have entire confidence in the quality of the material and workmanship and do not hesitate to stand behind them. You take no risk in buying them. Whenever you buy felt shoes be sure and stipulate the Alfred Dolge Brand the best. All Our Customers Are Protected by Our Guarantee 4 f i DUNHAM BROS. n..... Timnm wnni tn hia father's in Brattleboro to spend Thanksgiving week. "jTrand Mrs. Hubert Brown of Williams ville were at G. B. Brown' a for Thanksgiv ing. Frits Speckman and family have moved to Dummerston. Louise, tha oldest daugh ter, is working in Boston. Mrs. James Corser began school again Monday after spending Thanksgiving week at hia home in Townshenfl. A cold wave struck here Saturday night and Sunday morning the thermometer reg istered six degrees below zero. Tuesday morning it had dropped to 10 degrees below the coldest thus far this season. WEST WARDSBORO Jerome Temple is not as well as usual. Miss Blanche Boyd is working in Towns hend. Miss Sadie Davidson is teaching the village school. Albert Robinson visited in Brattleboro Monday. Arthur Robinson went to Bollowa Falls Monday, to work. Some 60 couples attended H. A. Waite's Thanksgiving ball. J. B. Temple and Mrs. W. E. Allen have been on the sick list. Mrs. Bickmore of Springfield, Mass., has visited at H. Payne's. Miss Bemice Boyd returned to her achool in Brattleboro Monday. Tha ;!!,. ehool began Monday Miss Sadie Davidson leacuer. Frank St. Mary has sold his place to Mr . Bickmore of Springfield, Mass. Miss Leone Robinson is visiting friendi East Jamaica anf Saxtons RT"- Mrs. M. L. Johnson is at Wardsboro u ter caring for her mother, Mrs. - '"Mr. and Mrs. Emery Sibley of Ro. Mass., made a short visit at airs. Rice's last week. , ,-,. There was a large attendance at t. ter supper and sale given by btrano cle Tuesday evening. ,et Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Eddy return to home in Brattleboro Monday, M. Waite accompanying them.