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MIDDLEBURY, VERMONT, TUESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 5, 1850.
SI)c iltibblcbnvn UcgtGtcr
is rum.isiir:r cvcnv tukmjai 3ionxixa,nY
J. H. BAPvRETT & J. COBB.
OFF1CE IN STllWAIlT's IHIIUIXO, ON MAIN-ST,
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UXION MUTUAL LIFE
AlJltOTT AVns NtK,U"ktU JollS l I,AG, Mnilif,
T.RA White, Nm Imk it"mpl.F JnE, Jlnino,
1)Mrl Siitiir Jr Hfcion,Josnrii H. Williams, Mc
JlFMtv Ckockhk, UosHm, jdronr.K IHtliv, Comi.,
iro C 0LLt,N ink.jHonATHi Hahkis. Ilohlon,
J'lisiia li.l'lUTT liofitm, I Wai rr IIastisrs Ilodon.
i:. 11. I'KATT, rieniileiit.
Danii i. SiiAttr, Jr, Vicc lYpFidcm.
Contimics tn lntuc Iies oi tlic most
DIVIDEKD OF FROHTS
Mullacrv l.itjie, nn ing In tlic pccnli.ir iidinii
lllfcs wll'cli life nirnibfln li.ue ill llli (;oini.lnj ,
.tiul thr gri ut c.iie and guud jtiilgiucnl of its in.in-
Trk 1 1.1 iKfi rttid ii'flilcnrc l'liivii.rn s tin
iifti.illv tutruti.. SrrciAt rt.nMixs IW fka
OVau l.s and for fuicill KKSI1IKNCK alu.lff
gi.uitcd nt icduccd lutc.
A l.tliKRL ClttlUT givcn.if depired, nn prc
lniiinin lul" Iiri. 1'uLlclFil tlic ainuiinl bcing 10
lluf.LS. 011 MIIUF.
N. H. It'ron iiisuicd durins tlie rnr
tcnt onr .hmc in lliu I'ioflt. 'J lic jcar
clo-cs Jiily It.
Wm M IIAS8, Mc.licnl r.i.iniincr.
Tlic bel pnniplilrt out nn !ile lniirilnrct nnd
aU ilcfircd infiirniiHinii ithiii tlic fubjri t, liiaj bc
(iblaincdby uiailif wrillcn for, vot rintui at
Jlf V. S. JOIINSOX, Avnl.
Hartford Life and Healthln
Or;jnizcd at Hartford, Connecticut, Scp
INSUEED CAPITAL $100,000.
Gcncral Ayenl Jur Vermont.
I. . G . II I X G II A M , Williston,
Tj wlioio apptiratlons may bc tent from any
part cf tbc Slate.
Chvtiui. OrFici: or tiiis Adkm v, East Sidc
ol tbe t'ourt lluusc Sipiarc, Burlington, Vt.
N'. WAUI). .M. D., .lt,ica Kxamiiter.
Applications may bc madc at nny tiine at
Inlorniaiinn, ifdcsired, fiirnHied, al tliisol
fice, or b eiibcr ol tbe iollouiuy p;cn'lcmcn,
Agcni. aiul Mv'dical Uxaiiiiner& 10 tbe Cor.i-
1"'J' ADDISON COUNTV.
Agi xts Ct ius liirgc, County ARcnl, MUI
rlltkj.y: Jia Liinham, Wneitiics; Calvin T.
liingh.im, Xitr Iluvrn ; Cahln O. Tildcn, Clm
tiu 1 Wm. I). Jljriin, Oitnll.
Mtiin ai. r.XAMisKiis. Zach. llas, MnlJle
,im; Joel Iticc, W;m-1; David H. 1'afcT,
horchum NalhaD Ualc, (JrvtH ; C. W. Hor
on, mVmrg ; U. U. Sliinc, Monkton ; Clias. I).
Slone, I iryniniirt'; O. G. Kclls, Cornwall F.
1. Wheclcr, llrhtol.
Aoexis. 11. lt. Thrall, Caunly Agcnl, )luh
lithil ; Kzra Junc, liranthn; Henrjr tiiinond,
J'U'sbiJ; Cbelcr Spenccr, Castliton; Capen
LcouaiJ, VltitUmUn ; Hilas W. IIoJrcs, CYur
mlon; A. llllss, J'oullllii; D. E. Nicholson,
Wallingford I'ayctlc Puiier, I'uuht.
MiiDiCAi. KxAMixi.as. Cnu-i Porter, 7iii(
tmd: E. 11. Drury, PilUfoid; A. Kendrick,
I'uulliiti;; A. S. Hougluon, l'auht ; S. II. llow
cn, Clarendon: J. D, Woodwaid, Ca&lUton ; Jo
Mitli W.IIale, Uia'ulon; Jolin Tox, Wallwg
jord, ON THE MUTUAL I'LAN,
Tliii company will Inyiirc .1t1hcusu.il rales,
and in three paniculais claiin tbe superiorily
ii"orall unitttal Conipiiuies.
1-t. DediictingonU- len percenlcommission
fromilie Alutual InMirancel'und, inslead ol the
aitiie rrjKHsis of tbe Cumpany, annualiy.
'-'nd. liivins scrip ccrlifica'ic.'v ol piofiiseacli
ycar, payablc in c;i.-li u bcu lu o lnnidicil ilious
anddolUisbasaacumulalcda a rescncd m
lual fllml, tuch scriji iearivijinlttisl fiom date and
3rd. Inaddilionto ibc usual Mutuitl Tund
fciid reseivcd I'und, rccived Irom inulual in
urers. Ibe capitaHtock. one liunditdtboiisand
ilullirt, and all tbe reserved fnnd cl Ibc Joint
Stock inMirance is pledgcd for tbc paymcnt of
ON TIIE JOINT STOCK 1'I.AN,
Tbc rates arc rcdnccd one ihird Ibc amounl
char'ed on tlic inutual plan, tlic Company ta
kias only 7ia it is wi, to iiiiiirc a lifc a git'
cn amounl, fora givcri Hine, insirad of taking
inore tban an cqultable sum and afieruard.s
paying back n part ol cne'j oirn inonrynndcuUimj
it to inueh projil. The grcai adrantac of ilili,
modc of inMiraacc ovcr ihe inutual plan may
be ttius illustratcd. Supposc a failier, at tbc
nge of tlnrly-two years, rcsoHes lu eitpend
twenty fivcdollari. perannuuifor inMirance on
hislllc. On the .lu(uuplaniluillsecuicliiin
pollcy f onc ibousand dollart. On tho Mut
-loek plan tlic saine lu cnty-five dollars will e
.urc bima pollcy oroneiliousandondfiveliun-
,ON I.IFE AND IIEAI.TJI COMDINEIJ'
The rates arc as lavorable m u,e assuied as
safcly to tho company will perinh. Insurancc
inlhisforinisofgrealiinpuriancc inall wbo
have oihersdcpcndingon ihem fnrsup.ort
CAMFOKNIA I.IFE ltlSKS, '
laken at iower nATEd iban by any otbcr Com
pany. Thi is owing tolhe factlhal Ibe rales i,u tli
Jolnt Stock plan cfihis CompanvareAweMrt
less tnan in .uuiuai uoinpaiiles pencrally.
Wany young men are now gelling an insur
auceon their lives, nnd raising tlicir funds to
Knlo Californla wilh, byborrowing, againsi
tlicir pollcics ai secunty.from iheirfrlends.
Tiik IltnTFOKD Lrre anu IIuiltii Insur
anl 1; Company is unusiutllg prosiHvous.
"Iis success H unprecedfnicdby that ofany
I.lfe Insurancc Campani' lliaj eyer exisied in
Ihiscounlry. ' Iis Managers are ninong our
most respected and resjionslblfi cliizcus.
Thevare men whoexcrcise Ihe ulmpstcarc in
Ihediicharge of their duiies, and are delermln
edtn dua reand successful business. Hart
ford Aiiy linut,
All head; of ramilies should consldcr Ibc lm
norlance of Llle liisur.mri a 11 ii.,i
nponsalarlesshould inibls vay provideforthe
lutrtre All who wish loinakeiiivcstmcntswill
find on eifltnlnalion that It can be ln no bellcr
wjiy tuan in i;nsf 43. If,
IVrittcn fur tlie Sli.UlebUty n":t8ter.
AMonrnocs, catat.i:cuo asd ACEntALOcs.
IIow ploricul tbc rain I
It comclh on, liLc nn armcd nrrny,
With its broad, black banncrs outsprcad ;
Wilh its stccds of jot, nll I'rcckcd wilh spray,
And its t'.ikk, unnumbcrcd trcad.
Victorious tbc rain 1
It Irnmplcs unthcckcd fhrough distantrcalms
With its bnrbs of myriad hoofs ;
No dark-browcdknigbts with crcstcd bclms,
So wrcak their liaugbty bchoofs.
IIow capiicious thc rain I
IIow thc forcst lcuf droops its polishcd facc,
f' As the crystal globtilcs fall;
Wbile thc maizc-ficlds tigh in tlicir arid placc,
And rustlc their lliiisty call.
IIow chastenlng Ihe rnln !
Tbc full, rctklcss jiuhcs ofpasicn nbatc;
Scalding drops fill tbc mtdirun's cyc ;
Swect llopc vritcs n paidon on Iligh.
IIow musical thc rain 1
From thc barrcn hcath tothcwritbingticc,
IIow thc wind likc it Iiarpcr stsccps 1
IIow tho roof rings out with its ieclry,
And tho fringed heads surgc on thcdccps.
AVhat a sccnc of tossing might I
Tbc dark-uingcd birds in thc tcaring clouds
Laic tlicir wildly biistlingplumcsj prond,
Or scarch tbiougb thc wnstc, for an cyric
Whcre the niist'cliff upwaul looms.
Tho hoar-clad mount knows thc oincn from far,
And the winds toss his grizlcd crcstj
Thc giantpine blcnks fiom n baif knit scar,
That a thundcr.shaft dcaltin liii bicast.
Tlic mammoth 00k cringcs and mourns likc n
And Icans on his sohs for rcslj
Wbilc thc Elorm ficnds ttay not.i 11 tlicir progrcss
Swccping on, in theii anneaticd qucst.
Pits of Passion A Domestic Story.
l'rom Artliur'k Ilmnf (furttc.
11V l'AUL Cltr.YTUN.
Wlicn njoung man, by lalcnls. cnlcr
prisc, rrfrt a sleaily applicalion lo business,
lias succccdcd in cslablishing Iiimsolf in
tuch a posilioii in sociely as lo warrant hini
in lakiug thc rcsponsibility of n fumily, it
is naiurally cxpectcU that ho will soon tlnnk
of looking about hini (or n ifij.
Sucli h nun, no iloubt, lias a pcifcct lilit
lo marry, and wcdlock may bo considercil a
ilcnrablo statc for hini to assumc. At all c
vcnts, eocicty Ihinks fo, and foml uiolhcrs
and inurnagcablc Oaughlcrs usually look up
on hini vtilh pcculiar fmor.
Sucli a man was William Mowbray. IIc
hail succccdcd in cslablishing himsclf bcforc
ho was thirty ycars. licsidcs tho advantagca
of his position, ho posscstcil thoso of gooil
looks nnd agrccablc manncrs, which go so
far to win tho favor of thc young ladics loo
romanlic in their aspirations, to be won by
worldly gooils nlonc.
So, William Monbray was considercil, bv
himself a6 wcll as by olhcrs, a marrying
man. Whilo many rcspcctablc joung. la
dics wcrc " fixing their cap3" for bim, be
was Iicsitating which to choosc.
At last tho qucstion was Eoltlcil in hisown
mind, nnd being Uuly proposcd nnilnfliim
alivcly answcrcd, was likeniso sctllcd in thc
ininds of Mr. Jlowbray'e acrjiiaiptancci gcn
Somc folks said William had mado ngood
choicc: olhers shook their hcads dubiously.
and prophclically nhispcrcd ' lle will find
At all cvcnli, Miss I.uoy King, tho out"
)ady in qucslion, was n clevcr girl, spiritcd,
and lovcly lo bchold j and, I Iiaic no hcsi-
aliou iiisjying, that inoro brilliant black
cyrs, inoru bcauliful, glo!.sy curls, whitcr
tecth, nnd a clcarcr complcxlon than Miss
r.ucj's, were no whcrc to bc found within
tho rango 0 Mr. William Mowbraj's ac-
Now, William lovcd I.ucy, and I bhall al
w.iys bclicvo that Lucv had a truc nascion
for William. Accordingly thc wcddin2-d.1v
was ect, and they wcrc marricd, and wcrc
vcry happy ; and cvcrjbody said
' What an cxccllcnt inatch it is!'
I.ucy and William wcnt to housc.kceping,
and liicd togelhcr eovcral wceks likc a pair
One day William camo liomo to dinner
rathcr carlicr Ihaii uiual, as bo wishcd lo
surpriso his bcauliful nifo wilh sonic pur
chaso bo had rnade for Iicr, witU which lic
fclt suro shc would bo ilclighted.
Now, if you had socn tlio happy young
husband burry towards his houto and slop
euddcnly nn tho tlircahold, you might rca
sonably supposc that thc said houso as n
hugo galvcnic baltery, nnd that tlio said
young husband had rccoivcd n proporlion.
atcly scterc shock.
William sccmcd stupified.
' Good hcavcns 1' ho brcathed ; 'what is
the niatlcr ?'
Now, tha occasioa of this sliotk of sur
priso was simply this. Thu young, bcautiful
and very amlable wifeof ir. William Mow.
bray, was flourisliing an iron ulcnsil, com
monly denominatcd tongs, over Iho head of
Margarct O'Kooncy, the cook, whom 6bc
had forcod into a vcry closo corncr of tho
ball, just at thc head of tho kilchim slairs.
ll is 110 inallcr of wondcr that William
wai sbockcd. Tho black eycs that had
looitcd lovo into his hcatt, glitlcred liko firci
Iho clcar and rosy coniplcxion, which Jiad
lwa)s appcarcd so soft and bcauliful, was
why palo with tiasiion : and of tho tcn Jnn.
dur, dclicale Cnjjors cacli parlicular ono of
which illiam bai a thousr.nd timcs kisscd
in rapturous admiralion ftvo, a alrcady
siated, wiehjcd an iiislrumcnt of kilcben
usefulness, and tho rcinaining fno ncro
wrcalhcd in tho hair of thc unfurluiialeaiiil
llut poor William ! this was not all 1
hwy't voico, so lich and niclodious whcn
she sang his favorito songs, and so silvcry
and soft when tho convcrtcd of domcslic
jy and pcacc that mueli lovcd voice iva
I now raised to a shoeking pitcli of alirillncss,
and tlioso llps tlio young husband lind al
?nys so mucli ndmircd nppoared nctually
ugly a? they frntncd wordj of ungcntlc mc.i
ning, and cxplcldcd lolleya of. passionnto
thrcata iii thc submissive face of tlio cook.
' Good hcavcns 1' rcpcalcd Williatr,, nish
ing I'orwnrd, whcn hc had rccbercd from
tho shock, ' what is tho mattcr?'
Thc tongs fcll to thc floor. Uttcrin? a
supprcsscd shrick, I.ncy cta?pcil botli liands
ovcr Iicr l'.icc. Tho 3 oung wifc appcareil
ns mucli horrificd nt tho sight of William al
Margarct sccmcd dclightcd.
' I.ucy, what docs this uicati ?' dcmandcd
I.ncy ouly prcsscd Iicr liands moro closcly
to hcr facc.
' Shnrc, sir,' ciicd Iho torrifiod domcslic,
rclrcnting down thc kitchcn slairs, ' and it's
nolhiii' at all, at nll, I'vc ilonc to bc kilt for,
but on!) jist I biirnt tho matc a lectlc, sir I'
And with tlic air of a peon consciotis of
dccp wrongs, and laeking a rcsigncd nnd
forgiing dispoition, Margaiet droppcd
down into thu kitchcn, and wilh 1 wildly
fkming trcsscs,' rushcd out in scaicli of tho
Mt'anwliilc, Mrs. Mowliray tlnowing hcr
sclf upon a sofa in thc siiting-rooni, sobbcd
wilh passion and shanic. It was n long tinio
beforo shc could spcak, and William,wounJ
cd to tho hcart, sat by hcr, cndcavoring
in valn to Mjothc Iicr and clicit an cxplann
' Oh 1 don't look nt inc, William I' r.mr
unircd I.ucy al last, rcailet with sliamc.
' Don't spcnk to 111c ! 1 ncvor can look )ou
in Ihe fnco ngain !'
' What is iho troublc ?' urgod AVilliam.
' Oh, 1 hac bcen so Toolish I so wickod 1
I hac giicn away to ono of uiy fits of pas
Onc of your fits of passion V rcpoatcd
William, stupified. ' You, I.ucy I to havc
fils of passion ! Oh, I can'l bclicc it!'
I.ucy sccmcd crushcd wilh sliame. Shc
sobbcd passionalcly. And whcn William,
in great cxutcincnt, nrosc from hcr sidc,
and paccd ncnouly to nnd fio, in no for
giting niooil, sho llircw hcrclf upon thc
lloor .13 if shc would hac dicd of humiiia
lion nnd giicf.
William did not npproach hcr, or spcnk
kindly,nor secni to pity hcr; but slill paccd
lo nnd fro, ns if in a fuiious ragc. llnl
William wis only gricvcd.
' I.ticj,' said hc, nt longih, lifliny hcr from
thc lloor, I wanl you lo sit up.'
I.ucy obcjcd liko a subimWitc child.
' I.ook 1110 in thc facc.1
For Iho ftrst time thc young woninn's sad
and sHollcn rycs werc uncovercd. Therc
was a -A-ihl firc in them jct, but shc fixcd
ihcm 011 hcr husband.
' Do you indulge in fils of passion !' askcd
' Oh, don't kill mo with sucli looks,' plcad
cil thc wrclclied wonian. ' Scc ! my faco is
burning wilh sliamc! I ncdnowludgc my
fault at your fect. Tlici. don't look al mo
so. I don't dcservo to bo forgivcn, jierhnp,
but you niust ovcrloolt what I cannot holp.'
' What you cannot holp,' rcpealcd Wil
' Yc for I linvc fits of passion, and I
cannot hclp it.'
William lookcd likc :t man who had losl
nll hope. 1 1 is facc was a mirror ol sorrow
' I.is'.cn lo mo'' lic said in a half whispcr,
bolding Lucy's liands firmly ns ho spokc,
and looMng with his canicst, scarching 'yc,
into hcr vcry soul 1 1.istcn lo mo, my wifo!
I am disappoinlcil in you. I cannot hclp tell
ing you this frankly. I hac lotcd you
dcarly for ncarly a ycar, nnd netci bcforc
did I drcam that you could gio way to thoss
domcslic curscs, fils of passion. You should
havc told mc bcforo 1'
' And if I had V cricd I.ucy, tho firc in
hcr cyes brighlcning, likc dim coali fanncd
by tho wind.
'If jouhad,' said William, in n tovcrc,
rcsolutc tonc, ' I should havc fclt that I was
comiiiUling a sin, whcn I took you lo bo the
companion of my lifc and thc inolhcr of niy
' A sin ?' gaspcd I.ucy.
' A sin against inyself,' conlinucd William,
firml;, 1 but not so mucli ngainst mysclf, as
ngainst my chihl'cn for your fits of passion
can occasion mc only n fcw cats of tinhnp
jiincss, whilo they will ruin iho dispositions
of our childrcn, and doolo them to llfu-long
I.ucy bhrnnk away from hcr husband as
if shc h.i'l bccn ft'jri'nl of giMng liim ihc
plguc. I Iis rcsoluto tonc, and soverc, but
rational languagc, inslead of incrcasing hcr
nugcr, only humb'cd hcr slill inorc. Sho
fcll at his tcct.
' Forg'no 1110 foi dccciving you !' shc plca
dcd, I should hic told you my faulls ; but
sliamc prcvcntcd 1110. And I Ihought I
could govcrn mysclf loo ! Only forgie nie
that, nnd pily my inisfoilunc
1 1 forgivo you that,' snid William, taking
hcr in liis arnu. ' llut don't call) our fits
of passion a mitfortunc. To induigc in
ragc, tuch ns you havc manifcsted, is a fault
which I condemn. Why, it is horriblc ! I
supposcd it was somc fieml, and thought I
should tink whcn I was nssurcil that it was
you. llut thoio fils of passion )ou can
gotorn them, I.ucy, if you will. lt is folly
to say you cannot hclp giving way to llicm.
Oh, 1 can't, it
'Thcn,by licaveii, you must 1' cxclaimcd
William, likc a nun dctmincd "to clTcct a
purposo or dio. 1 You must, aml shall I I
forgivo cvcrything. I will forgct cvcry.
thing. I.ucy. llut I must hcar nomoioof
fils of passion.'
'llut ou will not loc mc 1'
' Dc.ir I.ucy, now that I kuow what your
tciupcr naturally is, if you govcrn it, 1 should
loo jou bcltcr than cvcr.'
lt was somc timo beforo I.ucy could be
f coiuo calm, or ovcrcomo ber dccp f cnso of
jshamc. llut William liflcd hcr from tho
dcptlu of hcr humilliation, and rc-ossuicd
, hor at lcnjlh, Hc sctllcd with Margarct,
j who ilcclarcd shc would not ttust hcrsclf
wilh a tigrcss ngain, dincd nt n liotcl, nnd
wcnt liomo to I.ucy at night ns if nclhing
For thrcc monlhs iho 3 oung marricd cou
plo livcd togclhcr as happily as bcforc. To
havc scon tho lovcly I.ucy in lier houschold,
you would ncvcr havc drcanicd that sho was
subject to ' fits of passion.'
It was in thc stmimcr timo. William nnd
his young wifo had madc prcparalbns to nc
company somo fricnds on an cxcursion into
thocounliy. Thc day 011 which they wcro
to sct out, had arrivcd, nnd I.ucy, wlio was
all nnimation nt tho prospect bcforo Iicr,
was nlrcady inipniient to get away. Shc
waitcd only for hcr husband, who had gonc
to trnnsnct a lilllc business L'cloro lcaving
At lcnglh William arrivcd j but nbt wilh
tho cxpcctcd carriago. I.ucy cxprcsscd hcr
' 1 nm sorry vcry sorry to dlsappoint
you,' said William, kindlj-, ' but business 1
did noi nnlicipalc, will rcipiiro my allcn.
tion for n weck. We cannot go to day.'
Tho smilo I'adcd from Lucy's f.ico likc
dclicato frost work iu thc flash of tha hot
sun. Shc bccamo vcry palc, too, and hcr
' Your business must bo of grcat lmpor
tnncc !' shc said in a sigiiificint tone.
1 It is, or I should not bo dctaincd by it,'
' At all ovents, you sccm to havc bccn
carcful to kucp it from 1110 until tho last mo
incnt ? Xow that all prcparations havc
bccn madc, and our fricnds cxpcct us, wu
must stay at hoiuc I'
' Child !' cxclnimed William, iaipaliently.
' I know my own business bctlcr th.mjou
' So you must ndd insult to injury !' cricd
I.ucy, angrily. ' Now I know that you can
lc.nc your businc ns wcll as nol, if you
would, nnd I know this is only a whim th it
lias coiuo acros" you. llut you may go, or
not, asyou plcase. I shall go, ir, nt any
And I,ucy swcpt iuajcstically across thc
' I would rathcr you would not,' said Wil
liam. ' Sir, I shall I will.'
' Dcar I.ucy, beivarc 1 It is so absuid for
you to go wilhout mo I'
lt is so absurd for you to refusc to "0 !
llut absurd or not wilh you or witluut )ou,
I shall go, sir.
111111111118 iccincioscu nnginy. Jlislips
' 1 shall not opposc you,' hc said firmly
' 1 ilont want to witncss nnothcr fit of pas
sion. Itut if jou lcavo tho houso in ditect
opposition lo my cvprcsscd wMics, you fhall
ncvcr unler it ngain, as long in I um hcic !
Now bcw.iro !'
IJo you llnnk lo fiightcn mo ?' cricd
I.ucy cnragcd. ' You silly man ! 1 don't
fcar you ; I don't carc if you turn rno out of
door, if you arc such a tyrartt. Talk to
mc about fils of passion, will jou 1 You ncv
saw mo in a fit of passion yct, nor would
you want to twicc so don't provoko mc !'
Thiu, I nm sorry to relalc I.ucy wer.t 011,
bccoming morc and inorc violcnt as shc nro-
cccdcd, and licaping sucli niountains of
wrath upon tho head ol hor iinh.nppy hus
band, that hc nclually bowcd down and
groaucd benealh tho wcight. At'icr hcr
brcalh was cxpcnded and ovcicomc by thc
violencc of hcr passion, I.ucy sank cxhaust
cd and gasping upon a thair. illiam
slowly nnd sadly raiscd his head.
'Xow I don't "aro what bccomce of ou
or mc,' be t.iid. 'I shall ncvcr look for
happincss ngain with jou. I did hope for
bctlcr Ihings: but now, I.ucy, I givo it up.
Go whcro you likc !'
And William lcft tho housc.
It was cvening bcforc ho rclurncd.
Expecting lo find his homo dcserlcd, hc
was surpriscd at mccling T.ucy on tho thrcsh
hold. Shc was vcry palc, nnd Irctiiblcu when
shc look hcr liusbaud's hand.
'I Ihought jou vvcro going with your
fricnds to day,' said William.
' I did not go.'
I Why noi '('
' llecauso jou did not vvish mc lo.'
I I thank jou for your consideration re
maikcil William bittcrlj-, ns ho passcd carc
lcisly into iho hall.
lle said 110 inorc. IIo rat down at tca-ta-ble
with I.ucy. Shc walchcd him anxious.
Ij'i but his looks fioze hcr. Tho cvening
meal wai pai laken of in silcnce. William
wcnt out inmicdialely aftcr it was finishcd,
nnd, conlrary lo his cuslom, did not rcturn
I.ucy was anniting his rciurn,
AVilliam said but liltlu, and ictircil soon
aftcr. IIo uiust havc knovvn that his vvilc
was dying to licai hini spcak kiudly to hcr
lo hear him say ho forgavc hcr but he
sccmcd dumb with torrow.
All thc ucxt day William nppejrcd thc
samo. I.ucy could cndurc it 110 longcr.
Sho was in toimcnt. Sho fclt that nnothcr
such day would kill hcr.
Accorilingly, thc vvrctched wonian, nficr
Btruggling long with her pride, nnd sufrer
ing much, thrcw herself nt hcr husband's
foct. Sho claspcd his knccs, thcn hid hcr
convulscd fuaturci, Sho did not ask liim to
forgivc hcr. Sho could not cvcn spcak,
llut hcr tilcnt agony was morc clwmcnt
than llun ords, William forgavc Iicr.
I nccd not say that I.ucy promiscil sol
cinnly to indnlgo in no morc fits of passion.
Sho Iioped thc might not livo to gct iu tuch
a foolish ragc again,
llut uuforlunalely, Suian, I.ucy's r.ev do
mcslic, was a groat trial. A vcry good giil,
indccd, sho was at hcart, and failhful nnd
industrious, whcn snber; occasiona'.ly huw
cvcr, shc would buy wliisloy, Urink it and
bccpmo a dcspicablo objctt. Ncccssilj
compcllcd I.ucy lo kccp hcr in hcr scrvicc
for a timo, nnd sho boro wilh hcr as wcll
ns thc could.
Ono day whcn I.ucy wjshcd to Icavc Su
san in chargo of tho housc, whilo sho wcnt
to :nako a call, Susan was 110 whcro to bo
found. Hcnco, I.ucy was obliged to rcmnin
at liomo, mucli lo hcr disappointinent. In
an hour Susan rclurncd, happy nnd indc.
pfcndcnt, Sho had bccn drinking ; nnd
whcn Lucy rclnBnilratcd wilh hcr, shc only
laughed, nnd answcrcd insolcntlj'. This
was too much for I.ucy's tcmpcr. It cxplo
dcd in anothcr fit of passidn, nnd tho delu
dcd vvoman lote out Susan's hair by liJnd
Therc was so much to cxcuso this fit of
passion lliat William, allhough dccply injur-
cd, forgavc it, as ho had dono tho last.
llut in spito of I.ucy's ptomiscs nnd grand
rcsolulions, sho could not govcrn her tcm
pcr. In n few wceks, tincthcr fit of passion
scizcd hur 011 a vcry slight occasion ; nnd in
a short timo slill anothor camo to cloud W il
linni's domestio happincss. Still William
forgavc. In thc midst of tlicsc slorms a
child was bom. It was n girl, and William
eho.ie to call it liy its mothcr's namc I.ti
For nrt ctinrB ycar Mrs. Mowbrny had no
morc fils of passion. William bcgan to
Tlic mollict's tcntpcr 13 subducd by tlic
child,' ho said, and thankcd beavcn for thc
Onc day, howcvcr, tho nursc carclcSsly
piickcd Ihc child. so that it cricd pitcously.
IIi"li woids wcrc tho consciiucncc. Mrs.
Mowliray had anothcr fit of passion.
As William kncvr nothing of this occur
rcnco at tho limc, but little was said about
I!ut now I.ucy bceatno subjcct to fits of
passion moro violcnt than cvcr. Onc day
whcn enragcd, shc struck hcr child in thc
prcsenco of William.
This is too niucli !' muttercd AVilliam.
clasping tho injurcd innoccnt in his aims.
'You arc not fit to bring up a child, and 1
vow that I.ucy shall not bo ruiued by your
Mrs. Mowbraj's r.igo vv.vs tcriiblo. Sho
would havc lorn hcr husband'a hair had hc
not inlcrpoicd his powerful arm.
William fclt that it was now time to act
IIo had forgivcn unlil forgivrncs was no
longcr a viitur, Sciiing liis wifc s wrisls,
hc lcd hcr forcibly lo hcr room, and lockcd
I.ucy rage.l likc a wounded tigrcss. Itut
sho was alono; sho could no' fiighlcn Wil
liim into thc vvcnknoss of sotting her at Iib
crly bcforc her tcmpcr was subdued. Whcn
hc lockcd tlic door, nnd lcft hcr, hc raid
' I will subduo you you or you shall
So l.ucj- gradually bccamo calm. Tho
conscrjucncc was, sho bccamo ralional sho
was prosiralcd with sliamc and remorsc.
For twelru hours shc vvcpt billcr tears, a-
lone in hcr cliambt r. It was now mornin
and aftcr wccping all night, shc sank into n
(io nn coxci.ui)i:i.
A Miss V.indoiinccrsh is now chibilihg
in h'judon n collcclion of birds, which sccm
lo havc atluincd a highcr deicc of mcnt.d
dcvolopment than vvc rocollcct tohavc secn
prcviously rccordcd of this class of nnimals.
Tlic birds arc four in nunibcr, consisling of
Ihc common go1d-fini.li, iho cardiiial-fincli,
and two olher specios of finch. Tlicy nro in
a very hcallhy condilion, and pcrform tlicir
fcals at tho coiumand of tlicir young mis
trcss who docs her conjurations vvilli pccn
liar gracc passing from an elcg.int cago 011
to Ihe table 011 which it is placcd. The
chicf pcrformanccs consist in tlic birds tc
lccting from a long linc of closcly packcd
caids, nrrangod with thu cdgcs uppcrmost
cn Iho lablc, thosc which conlain answcrs lo
ipicstions put by tho company. Thus, u
bird is rcqucstcd lo give thc result of add
ing sovcn to fivc, when it sclects from tho
hopclcss looking hcap, a eard containing t'uc
numbcr of welc. Thc work of sublrac
lion is iu liko manncr performcd with uner
ing ccrlainly bj" a piuccssin which therc
would be lilllc hepc of Ihc humau subjccts
nnt making inistakcs. I.ctlcrj arc maikcd
by llio company in booksi nml wilhout nny
apparcnt communication, thc biids tclcct
fiom nmongst Ihe inlorniinablo cards thosc
011 which Iho samo lctlcrs existcd. Cards
arc markcd und placcd iu thc pnck in such
a vvay, that thosc who put them Ihcro can by
no means iliscotcr them again but what
they cannot do, is iniincs'ialcly ncroinplishcd
by tho birds. Therc aro olher pcrformanccs
but liko thosc namcd, all poinling to onc
fdt of conclusions. Watchcs nrc cxauiincd
by any of the company and tho birds rc
poit thu hour and uiinutc at which tlicy
sland, Words aro pioposcd by tvhouvcr
will, and ihc ultlo lealhcrcd conjurcrs sc
lcct tlic lcttcrs Ihat coinpose them, whcrc
human pJlicnco would havc n wcary hunt.
A common diu is fiuug into a hat, and for
grcalcr mjslerj covcrcd with a handkcr
cbief, and tho viingcd oraclc proclainis fiom
a (listancc thc numbcr of points that stand
on luo uppcr surfaec. Tlicsc nro n suflicicnt
spccinicii of the wonderful things pcrfoiincd
by thcso little crcaturcs who, Ihotigh they
do not talk, bcat tlic talking birds of A'abi
an fable. lt is (juilc cvidcnt, 011 rcllcclion,
that tho most wondorful pcifoimer of thn
whola is the joung lady hcrsclf j sho so naivc-
ly cxhibits tbeso birds that sho appcars ai
disintcrcstcd as any of thc spcctators in tho
room. A marvollous powor of obscrvation
on hor pait, l ouibiiicd wilh ihc cccrcl of
coniiniinicntiiig hcr knonlcdge lo Ihe birds,
conslitulu Iho means by vtIiicIi Iho cflect,
aru produccd. !lat tho sccrct is ndmirably
kcpt and by vvhatcvcr mc.iiis the rcsulls
nic obtniiicd, they must havo involvcd 1111.
mciisc labor and skill.
fjyTlic loiicr I Inc, the moro cer
tuin I am llut tlic grcat ditTcrcucc bc
tvvrcii intn, tlio yre.it nnd thc iiisigiiifi.
caul, is cucrg) inviuciblo ilclcrniinn
tion an lioucst purposo oucc fied
aud tlicn ilealli or victory, T'liat quoU
ily will do anytliiiig tlnl can bc dono in
tlic vvorld ; aml talcnts, 110 circiunsian
crs, no opporlumty will makc a luo
teggecl crcauirc a man vvitiioiU it.
Naraes of riowers.
Miss Coopcr, itilier " Uurul Hours,"
lias somc pcrlincnt and valuablc remarks
on thc vv anl of popular and simplc naines
for our vvild fluucrs. Slie sajs:
" The common namcs of our vvild
flovvcrs, arc at bcat, Iti a Very nnsatisfac-tcifj-
stalb. Somo nrc mijcallcd after
Europcnti plants of vcry tlifTcrent cliar
actcrs. Vcry many havc ono name hcrc,
anothcr a fcvv milcs ofT, and auollicf a
ga'm lias actilally, a9 yct, no English
name vvlialevcr. Tliey aro all found in
botomcal vvorks undcr long, clumsy,
I.atin appclhilions, very little filted for
cvery day uses, just Iike the plants of
our gardens, half of which arr. only
knovvn by long-windcd polyayllaMcs,
which timid pcoplc arc afraid to pro
nouncc. I'ut annoyina; as this is in the
garden, il is slill vvorsc iu tlio ficlds.
What lias a dcad languagc lo do on cvc-ry-day
occasions vvitli thc living blos
soms ofllmliour I Why should astrangc
sound spultcr iis uucouth, coinpouud sj 1
lablcs upou lliesimple vveeds by the vv.iy
sidoj If tlicsc hard words vvcre con
finedloscienccaiid liig books, one would
not qdarrel wilh tho roughest and most
pompous of thcin all ; but this is so far
from bcing tlio casc lliat tlio cvil is
spreadiug over all thc vvoods aud moad
ows, unlil il aclually perverls otlf coln
mou spccch, libels the hclplcss blossoitis,
turning ihcm into so matiy 'prccicuscs
ridicules.' Happy it is for the rosc that
sho was named long ago ; if slie had
chanced lo live uutil our day, by somc
prairic itrcam, or somo rcmote occni
island, slie would most assuredly have
boen callcd, Tom.Uick, or Ilarry, in
Greek or I.atin.
" Beforo peoplc were oTcrllovving with
sciencc al a time when therc was soine
simplicity in thc vvorld, thc flovvers re
ceivcdsome bcltcr trcatment iu this vvay.
I'retty natural namcs wcrc givcn lliein
iu tlic oldcn timcs as though tlicy had
been called ovcr by somc rural party
chcrry-chcckcd maidcns aud tnerrv
heatled lads gono a-Alayiug of a pleas
ant spring moriiing.
Hixrs to Baii Wnmms. The his
lorian Niebulir glvcs tlic following opin
ion rcspecling bad wriling " It is a
shamcful indolcncc ; indccd, sending a
badly-writtpn letler lo a fcllow Creature
is as iniprudpnl an act as I know of. Can
llicrc bo anylhing moro unpleasant than
to opcn a lcttcr which at once shows
lliat it will requirc long deciphering ?
Bcsidcs, the eireol of 1 lic lcttcr is gone
if we must spcll il. Strauge, we carc
fully avoid irotibling other pcoplc with
triflcs, or lo appear beforc them in ilrcas
uhich shows negligeuce or carcfulncss ;
and yct iinthlng is thought ofgiving the
disagrecable troublc of reading a badly
vvritlcii lettcr. "
The Education of Women.
Wilhout linovvledgc, 110 wifo is truly
a wifc noniother truly a mollier. In Un
veiling to fcniiiiinc intelligcnce the laws
of naturo, we nccd not seck to makc
our daughters physiciansor astronomers,
but lo iuvigoralc their facultics by thc
discipline of sciencc lo prqnro them
to partakc iho it'cas of ihcir lnisbands,
tlic sludies of their childrcn. It iscom
innii to euumcralc all ihe inconvcuiencc
of instructioii ; peoplc forget lo nunibcr
the niornl pcrils of iguoraiicc. Knonl
pdgc is a tic bctvvceii husband aud wifc
ignorancc is a barricr; knovvledgo is
a coiisolalion ignorance is a lormenl,
it is thc sourcc of a thousand moral
faulls, aud lcads llic wifc a thousand
limes aslray. Why arc women dcvour
ed by fn;ni ? Ilecause they know noth
ing. Why aro others coquellish, capri
cious, vaiut Bccailsc they know ii'Uli
iug. Why will one spend 011 a jcivel thc
pricc of a husband's Inbor for a month t
Why docs slie ruin liim by dcbls that
shc trics lo couceal I Why docs tlic
drag bim about to fclcs that vveary him I
Ilecause shc kuows noihiiig. Ilecause
hcr miud lias bccn nuurishcd 011 110 se
rious iJcas, Ilecause tbe wnrld of in
telligcnce is closed lo hcr. Thereforo
it is, that shc flics to thc vvorld nf vanily
and dissipalion. Many n Imsb.iml, who
mocks at tbc lcarning of tromcu, might
liarc been savcd by it from diilinnnr.
Havc 110 fcar of its conscqucnces to
wives nnd molhcrs, it wi'.l only rendcr
them morc vvorlby of tbc iiamc. llut
cvcn should it nevcr scne nny sucli pur
pose, I say that women harc a rlht to
Oledlence to law.
We havc 110 faiih in a innn'tt patriol
isui or humanily, whcn hc dclibcralcly
rcsials aud rccommcnds others to rii-isl
and brcak tbc laws of his cmiutry. Ifa
law is oppressive, lct it bn palicntly burue
until it can bercpcnled; but white it rc
mains a law and il cau ouly so remain
wbile npprovcd by tbc majcrily evcry
good cilizrn Is bound to lirc in ciiher
activo or passivc obcdiencc therelo.
Tbcrc are, in all couimuuitics, n fcw fa
ualical spirils, who bold'y reconiniend
rcsislanco tolavv in the name of relig
ion, Now, rcligion wc huld lo be in
scparablc from good cilienship i and.
as 110 good cltizcn will preaob up rcsisl
ancc to tbe eolcmnly cnaclcd law of thc
land, it follows, that no man who So
prcachcs resislnncc, cancilbcr bc a good
cilizcn or achristian. For ollr pari.'wo
ncrer considcrrd a man's rcliginn worth
a stravv, if it did not lcach him a ptoper
rcgard for thc " powera lliat be j"' for,
in obcdiencc to law, vvc rccognize the
only rcccptacle iu a man's mind for n
bedieuco lo God. .drfiur's Homc Ga-zcttc.
Thcfc is not a inorc pcrnicious nolion
afloat in tlic wotld, than thc onc that as
cribes lo mcro gond fnrtunc tlic results
ol that unbrokcn encrgy of charactcr,
which tlltoUgll dcfcits aud failurcs, still
prcsscs onwafd to its objcct, and regards
every obslaclc that wcvild tnrn il from
its selllcd purposo not only without dis
may but wilh csultilion, as conferring
more bonor on the strungle it is so wcll
prepared to suslain. This fatal mislakc
in worldly clhics, has blaslcd the pros
pcrily of thuusauds. It chills ambition :
it dctcrs ordiuary aud houcslly aspiring
mind-) from perscveringly foilowini; out
their corrcct prc-conccivcd plaus ; it of
fers a powerful tctnplation to the unde
cidcd lo relax from their cfforls j and,
worse llun all, it affords a plausihlu prc
lcxl for the incxcusable failures of thc
indolent. True it Ls, that thc success of
schemes dcviscd wilh thc utmo&l skill
occasionally dependaou a forluituus com
bitiatinu uf circumsUuccs ; but ccrlain
ly tho eipcrieiiie uf mankiud demon
stratcs, bcyoud the possibility of adoubl,
lliat more, very much more of success
or failure is attributablo lo tho individ
ual, than he or thc world at large is will
iug lo bclicvo. Nitie timcs out of len,
your "lucky fellows" arc thosc keen-
sighte.-f men, who have survcjcd the
world with a scrutiuiziug eye, and unile
10 cie.ir ann cxact mcas 01 what is
neccssary to be done, tho skill to cxecutc
their wcll.approvcd plans. Jioslon Da
gucrrcaltpe. 00-Thc son of Coi.Eitiucii: has,ad
drcssed a lcttcr to thc Lyndon Timcs, in
rcply to somc ccnsurcs bj that jnurnal
ol bislatc fclber. A viriter in ihc TitiKS,
in a noticeof Leigh llunt's recentvvork,
had alluded to Colcridgc as a tnan who
was conlcnt lo live on clccmosynary aid,
without cxcrcising his grcat powers for
maiutaining his pccuniary iiidepcmlence,
or providing fur thc vvanls of his family
.Mr. Dcrwent Cnlcridge dcnieslliis stalc
ment avtra that his fatbcr workcd as
" few men cvcr did befure, and as fcvv
mcn cvel- will aain," and left his wifc
and daughter at his denlh pioridcd wilh
a pcrmaiient incoinc. " On ihc gcneral
lcnor of my fathcr's life, " he adds iu
coiiclusiou, " 1 ofler 110 lcmark, whcth.
er in llio way of praise, or apnlogy, or
cxplanalion. As.however his char.iclcr
lias been arraigucd again and ngain, af
tcr hc has gune to his rcst, 011 hearsny
cvidcncc, aud oflcn in tcrins of slrango
asperity, it may be pcrm'tled mclorefcr
to the dying lestimony valcal iuantum
of onc who had kuouu bim long in
carly mauhood aud in his lallcr days :
'He was ihe grcalest man I evcr kuciv,
and ono of thc bcst a thousand timcs
morc sinned against llian sinuing.'
Thcsc words wcrc spoken by Allslon,
thc Amcrican artist, thc day bcforo his
deatb, and were rcporled to mc by the
gcnlleinan to vv hom Ihcy vvcre addrcsss
Tnc Unitv or THU IIujmn' IlAf-n.
At thc mccting of thc Cambridge Sci
entific Asaocintiou 011 I'riday evcniug
last, I'rofcssor Agassiz dclivcrcd a lec
(ureupou ihcUnity of ihc Human Rnce.
His nrgu'nciils upon Ihis occasion wcrc
priucipally drann from cxperimcnts
which he has latcly maile, and is slill
cotitinuiug, upon somc of tbc lowcr ani
mals, and were hardly of a chiractcr
suitable for a public notice. They scem.
od howcvcr to hcar more dirccllv upon
ihc qucslinu iiuder discusslon llian thosc
uhich are iisiinlly bfoilght forward, nnd 1
wcrc tn many niiiids vrfy cnuvinrjiiig.
In the course of thc lcclurc, hc pninlcd
out many differcnces bttwecn the forms
cf the negro and the whitn racp, a larnc
proportinn of which have 1111I bpcu prc
viously remarked; and in proof of his
statemauts bc cihibiicd a Urgc numbcr
of daguerreotypcs of iudiiiduals of a
rious raccs of negroes. Thcso bc pro
curcd during his visit to tho South last
spring, during which hc paid much nt
teuiion lo tho nnalnniy of tho negro
racc, as therc rxhibitrd iu iudividuals of
thcpure.-t Afiican blood. ltoslon 7Vor
fjV.r. Prof. Agassiz.il will bo rcniem-
bcrcd, lakrs thc grnund lliat Ihc hunuii
rare is iwt, as is the gcneral belief, dc
scendcd nrigiually from one pair.
A culprit bciu; askcd whal ho had to say
wliy rcntcnco of dcath shouhl not tie pro
nouuccd upou him, H'l'licd lh.it hc had
nolhing to say, ns tbcro li.ul bccn quitc too
much snid nbout it nlroadj-.
Jl3"Mr, I.ayanl, 111 ctcaraliug be
nealh the grcat pyiamid at Niiiiroud, lias
pcnclralcd a tnnss of niusonry, wilhin
which ho liad discovcrcd Ihe lo.nb and
statucof Sardanopahij, with full nmialsj at nr B iolnlinn uf the chnrter of Mid-.
of ihat monarcb's icign cngratcd 011 llio j,Uehury College, which was iiccrplcd and
walls. thc bill passed, 11 lo 12
TninsiiAV, Oct, 21, r. n.
Thc bill relating to jiiJticrs of thc
peace continuing suils aftcr they havu
bccn onco continucd by the slgn'mg jus
tice, was takcn up aud pnsscci.
Rtports. By Mr. Tufts, on rcsolu
tion telating to purchasing Wcbstcr's
Diclionary for cat'i school district, with
out cxprcssing any opmion. Tbe rcs
olution was discussed by Mr. Weston
and on his motion laid on tlio table. By
Mr. Wentworth, from committee on fi
nance, in (avor of iho adoplion of thrr
rcsolution aulhorizing Blies N. Davis,
Stato's Altortiey, for Caledonis cninly,
to scll thc propcrty forfeilcdta tha slato,
haviug bccn iiitcuded lo bc uscd for
criminal purposcs, burglary atid Coilil
tcrfeiliug. .Mr. Weston morcd lo smend
instrucling the Slatc'a Atlorney to so de
facc tbe dies and instrumcnt', and de
slroy thc tnachincs that they cannot bc
used for criminal purposes again ; llio
amendmcrlt was accrpted and ihe resolu-"
tion concurrcd iu.
Mr. Weston callcd upthe bill provid
ing for taxing College lands. This bill
coutemplatcj thc taxalion for county,
luun and school usc;, ccrtain lands iu
iho townof Albany ovvned by Middlebury
Collcgc ; tha coinmitles rcporled nd
vorscly to the bill. Senalors Weston
and McLcan spokc iu favor of the bill
Senalors Clnudlcr and Hice against
aud it was ordcrcd to alhird reading, lt'
Jlcport of CoKiniitlees By coimnu
tep 011 Ilanks, in favor of rcsolution rc
cpicsting that committco to inquiro iuto
the expcdicney of the pissage of an act
relating tu subscripiions for bank stocks,
togcthcr with an accompanying bill, that
110 subscriptions shall bo takcn unless
thc subscriber appear beforo onc of tho
coinmissioncrs and lake oath that tho
stock is bonafidefor himsclf. Mr. ilub
bell tnovcd that it lic onthe table for the
purposo of anicitdinent ; agrccd to.
llith rcferrcrl. Scnate bill, rcUtiug
lo common schools, giving the iclcctmeu
powcr 10 supply a vacancy of towu su
perintendcnt unlil a new cleclioit sln.ll
be madc; to committee on cducalion.
Also to cxtctid jurisdiclion of sherifls
and constables enabling them to scrrc
vvrils iu favor ol or against tootj or ciuiu
ty of which they may bc members or lax
pajcrs, and iu 110 otbcr tovrn or couuty,
unless in cases whero tlicy arc now au
lliorizeJ ; to committee on judiciary.
llngrosscd Bill. Bill rclnling to thc
time of paymcnt of drafls, checks, bills
nfe.tcli.nngc, and promissory notce, trcat
ing llio llolydnysas Sundays. Mr. Ev
erts tnovcd lliat thc bill bc coinmilled lo
chairman of committee 011 Banks wilh
iustructinus to slrikc oui thc dth seclion.
Mr. Batllelt favoredtho motion : Mr.
Vail opposcd it and movcd lh.it it lio on
thc tablo ; ngrccd lo.
FiiiDAr, Oct. 25, A. M.
llcsolution. By Mr. Parker, Ihat thc
Secretary of thc Senalo and Clcrk of
the Houso solicil cf the Hon. D. P.
Thompson a copy of his addicta dcliv
crcd befure tho Vermont Ilislorical So-.
ciety, for puhlication ; adopicd. By Mr.
Tufts, that a joinl committco bo raiscd
loascertain the expedicncy ofprscunng
a staltic of Eihan Allcn; adopicd.
Jiill from the Ilouse refcrred- Mr,
Parker callcd up the bill rehliug lo tat
iug college lands in tho lown of Albanr,
aud on his motion it wni cnmmitled toa
Scnator for tmendmcnt.
l'tport of Comaitlcei. In favor ol
Senatc bill relating to common echools,
providing that thc vacancy of lown su
perinlpndcnt shall bo filled by sclcclmen ,
passed. By commiltee of Ways snd
.Means. iu famr of bill lo rcpe.il facnlt v
tax 011 allnrnci!" aud phyichns ; laid on
tlic table ou motion of Mr. Ilurgrss of
Hcsolutiont. .Mr. Vail callcd up the
bill repcaling thc tax on atlnrnojs aud
physicians. Il was discussed by Mcssrsi
IJurgess, Hnrton, Joncs of Corniviill,
Miller, in opposilion ; by Mcssrs. Co
buru of Thetford, Vail, Uichardsoii, Oi
born, Beebe, I'hcuey and I'oucrsin fa
vor, aud the Houso ndjnurnrd.
SENATE, r. h.
Jlfpnrls. By Mr. Holhrook from
road cninmiliee, nn the bill in addiliou
lo incorpotating ihu Vermont nnd Can
aila Uailrond Company, wilhout cxprcss
ing nu opinion, but recommcnding tho
appoiuimciit of a committee to ascerlnin
tho pr.nclicabiliiy of bridging the luko
nnd reporl at llio ncxl soision j ordctcil
to lic 011 imition of Mr. Iligclow',
Mr. Weston callcd up llio bill for tax
ing Iho college lands in the lown of Al
bany. An amcodmcnl vvas made by Mr.
I'atkcr iu tho iiioriiiug, that tlic statc
shall bo made liablc in any cvcnt In pay
any damagsn, rosls tir cbarges that may
accrne if this ncl shall bc dccidcd by
the Supremo Courl to be uncoiislilutioiw