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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1873.
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Address OLODK PAPER CO.. Kullantl, Vt.
Wc think Vandcrbllt has It about right,
although ho "hasn't been In Wall fiticet
for six months." Ho says the trouble Is
that the railroad builders have been "going
too fast," In fact they linvo been " trying
to do something with nothing to do It
In times of excitement and panic, men
usk for the exercise of doubtful powers on
the pait of the government, and, In cooler
moments, thcieaftcr, condemn the very
same acts which they have demanded. Wc
trust that Secretary Richardson will stand
firm and continue Ids refusal to issue any
put t of the foity four million icservc, but
iur telegraphic columns may contain in
telligence of his yielding. We oinjht not
to be sinprled nt anything, however.
should theie lie any suipiiso that the
' 1 nlon Trust Company," nf Now York
i ity, has suspended or filled, and that Its
. ashler is n dcfiiiillcrf Wolrnvv not, when
te are Informed that tiie whole jiislncss
v as left In his hands, without supervision
or examination, for the soli; irnum tliat he
was "regarded ns n very cscmpliry young
mnn. Til,- little nil of widows and or
phans Is placed In charge uf a trust inu
panv . because men of wealth, Imnor and
ir-prctalilhty ate in ibcdiiection, lull lliese
men leave 11 all to a "wry exemplary
yomig man. ' 1'hls the .-all 'uislne5 in
New Yoik oil v.
We have, heretofore, at length, railed
itlrnlion lo the Inconsistency of the Mas.
s.ielmsetts' republicans, in i nouni iii' Hie
interference of federal nfllce holdcis In
-tale polilic-, demanding of the President
llieii irinni 1, and. nl the. same time, con
tinuliiu the riiief of Ihe inneis as :i mem.
lier of Hie tnt eentr.tl ennihiillee, but
what shall wo mi now ? The slnle emu
niiltrr met ill Boston, Siturd.iy. and inndc
one nf these men its socHtniv, while It
l-lierd Simmons, the um-t iin-eruptiloiis of
the irilie, and agalnt whom llio resolution
was pnrlieiilnily diircled, a member of Hie
eecutlvr commillrc. Oil ! consistency Hum
ail indeed a jewel, but we must loot; else
where than to Massachusetts, fur the grand
movement to purify politics, :ind s.ivc the
lepublienn party, if, indeed. 11 can now bn
sr.i.r.CTioN of .u i)iii.
WYicfcrred a few days ago to the im
pending New York general election, and to
a certain result which might give a politl
cal significance thereto, namely: that its
result might delermine thcpcrsnnnnlc'nf the
ohlef.juticcshlp of the United States.
This is not the only judicial question to be
ilcteimlncd at that time, but tlicio is aim
thcr, and one which may prove still more
Important, although, nl this time, the ques
tion of politics does not enter therein. Un
der the present, constitution of New York,
all of her judges are elected by the people,
at a general election. Ity vlttuc of a spe
cial act of the legislature, a constitutional
commission, appointed by Governor Hoff
man, have submitted to the people, an
amendment to tho state constitution, pro
viding forthe appointment, instead of the
election of judges, and this question Is to
be determined at the next general election.
The lesult will be watched for with great
interest, because It will be considered from
so many different standpoints, and while
the theoretical arguments on the one side or
the other, will vary, those drawn from ex
perience will be precisely the same. There
are but three methods In vogue in the
United States, by which judges are selected,
namely! by appointment of tho executive,
with the consent of the higher branch of a
legislative body ; by election ot the legisla
ture j or by popular election. If one com.
meuces a theoretical Argument In favor of
the adoption or continuauce of cither of
these causes or methods, he will And rea.
sons enough to sustain the particular side
lie Is advocating, as well as illustrations of
n pure, learned and Incorruptible judiciary
secured by that method. It is somewhat
lemarkable, when we lake n calm review
of our judicial history, to find that in the
exercise of these three different methods of
selecting the membcis of our highest, as
well as lowest, courts, the results air ex
actly the same. If tho United Stales has
hern particularly happy In anything, it has
been In the purity, Intejriity and learning of
her judiciary, and they have been obtained,
equally, under every system which has
been ndnpteil for their selection. Willi the
few- exceptional Instances In New y0ik
city, popular elections hive seemed the
same kind of courts that would have been
looked for by executive or legislative up
polnlmenl. There may have been, perhaps, u chango
of nipn, but we refer lo llio court, as a
court, so far as it can be relied upon for
ability and Integrity. When O.udozo, Me.
("turn and Harnard disgraced the bench, it
seemed, for a time, that the cxpcilmcnt of
an cleclion of the judges by the people was
a failure. We looked nt these rare, ex.
eeptlnnal Instances - mere drops In a bucket
as deciding the whole question, williout
for a moment ronsiileilng the vast
uumbi r lit Judjic, nil over tho coun
try, who weio elected by the people to fill
judicial station, solely for the reason that
they were qualified, both intellectually and
morally. If In any place In the world, it
would bo dangerous to entrust to tho peo
ple the choice of her courts, that place
must bo New Yoil: cily, Sho elected Car
ftnio and Barnard, but when they were Ira.
peached and their places rendered vacant,
there was no difficulty In electing, In their
stead, mrn of tho right stamp. The snmo
result has como trom thn ndoptlonof either
of the other courses, flood men have
almost always been obtained ; bad or lu.
competent men are tho raie, exceptional
Instance!,. When the people, legislators or
xecutlvcs approach tho question of what
ancu shall administer tho laws and declare
justice between man and man, they seem
to bo actuated by different feelings and
motives thau those which govern In other
appolutmcnts and selections. Fewer bad
men have, been appointed, proportionately,
to judicial stations than to any other, and
they will be found to bo relatively the samo
under each and eycry method. Tho same
Is true as regards tcnuie of office. We
have the same class of courts whether the
tenure ol office has been for life, or for one,
two or six years. We think, moreover,
that with the exception of llfo teuutcs, the
same Individual retains his position on the
bench for about the same length of time,
whether his term of office Is one, two or
more years. As the country has always,
heretofore, been and as, wo trust, it will
always continue, It looks more like theory
than real Importance, how our Judges
shall be selected. Each, every and all
systems have given us the best attainable
courts, and we look upon tho New York
election only as indicating whether tho
people prefer a now, dlfllrcnt, or revived
system, for the me.-c sake of tho change,
wllhout nny col responding benefits.
The forly.thlrd Congress will bo del
ugedwlth schemes for Internal improve
ments and with projects having for tliclr
object the cheapening of rates of trans
portntloti. These schemes mid projects
will be diverse In their character, and
while all are sailing under Hie same ling of
"cheap transportation to tide water," they
will Involve different nnd entirely diverse
Interests nnd rely for their stipporl mainly
on local Influences. While all, nlso, will be
agiccd upon Ihe main queslion, that we
should have nu easy and cheap freight
loule fiont the gieat west or, perhaps,
from the Mississippi ilver to the sea
board, the eastern and western termini, no
less than the particular route, will divide
those who are, otherwise agreed, nnd may
defeat .all measuies for relief. Portland,
Boston, New Voik, Norfolk, and n host of
other "sea ports" will, in tiiin, picsent
their claims for the Atlantic termini, each
set forth, ami piove beynnd Ihe possibility
of a doubt, Ibat it possesses the largest,
best, nod safest harbor in this country. If
not In the woild, and that Its selection will
alone secuie a cheap and speedy trainpor.
taliouof grain anil other produclsof the west
fortiaiishlpinent to Europe, orfoi'di-trlbu-thm
to Ihe ronsiuneis nod non-producers of
the east ISefoir till- rock, upon which the
whole matter may be shipwrecked. Is
reached, there is another question thai
must be met and decided. The old ques
tion oi how far Ihe general government,
under the constitution. t sl, in the woik
of building, or aid in building, lines of
transportation Is yet, lu n certain extent,
nu open queslion, and Ihe old deh.ilci nuM
be ngalu gone over with. The new lines,
which air projected oi Migp.c-.led. will
stand upon n dlfleicnt hais fi(iin Ihoso
which have, heretofore, been aided by hnd
grants or endorsements of bonds, anil must
bo controlled by another course of iiason
ing and constitutional roeslmrtion.
We mi' not about to enter upon (lie dis-cii-sinn
of the constitutional light md pow
er of thn government to undertake these
woiks, or to aid olhers that may engage
therein, although this must be first author
llivrlv settled before such aid can be made
available. Neither do wo intend, now, lo
consider the expediency of such action up.
on the part of the government, even If the
legal and constitutional right mid power
was settled. Our whole object is lo call
attention to one of the most stupendous en
lerpilses, as it seems to us, that was ever
suggested by man, ami by the side of
which the Pacific r.iiho.ul pales into com.
paiativo Insignificance. We nil know the
Immense good thai has resulted from that
work, even when we take into account the
fraud, conuptlon, bribery, blasted reputa
tions, etc., that followed In Its train; we
believe, that If the present project can be
consummated, whether with or without
government aid, tiie benefits to the whole
country, both cast and west, will be Incal
culable, and that its assured success nnd
completion would dispose of ihe question
of "termini," without so much ns touching
it. Briefly, this work Is simply Impioving
the Ohio river by Incieaslng the volume of
Its water from the great lakes, thereby se
curing constant and uninterrupted naviga
tion. This Intel ruptlon of navigation, by
the subsidence of the stieam at certain
season of Hie1 year, nnd, sometimes, uncx-pectcdly-
has been a grand ally for rail
road moiiopollsts.becauso transportation by
the Ohio could not always be relied upon,
and it was impossible to predict the length
of a particular trip. At other limes, nivl
gation was entirely suspended and freight,
consequently, was compelled to look else
where for an outlet. These interruptions,
temporary delays and, nt times, rnthe sus
pensions have operated to play Into the
hands of monopolists, for the reason that
shippers could not afford to send forward
their goods upon an enthe uncertainty as
to the time of tliclr deliver. If the Im
provements, which wc shall piescntly dr.
tail, could be made,eithcr by governmental,
corporate, or individual enterprise, we
think a grand step would be taken towards
the solution of the problem of cheap nan.
It Is proposed and roinpetrnt engineers
pronounce It feasible to establish rcser
voirs at fixed distances on Like Erie, and.
by means -f powerful engines, force water
theiefroin iuto Lake ( 'hat.iuqiia, thence
into the Alleghany river, and from here,
naturally, into the Ohio. If tlitr could be
accomplished, nu unobstructed navigation
of the Ohio would brnssiued, and an out
let furnished for heavy Heights from nnd
to the states through which II flows, nnd
through which the livers, to which it is
tiibutary, pass, nnd upon whose borders
are the great lakes which air, i rem be,
connected with them. The grr.it trouble,
however, is with tli.it little word "If."
To consummate tln work would rcqniicnn
original cxpendiluie of millions upon mil.
lions of dollais, and in keep thn engines,
cle, hi icpalr would require a further an.
iiu.il cxpendltuic, the amount of which
would depend, of course, upon the tolls re.
eel vol. if, however, It should be mndc a
government woik, like the improvement of
rivers nnd bathers, It Is estimated that two
or three million of dollars would beaimual
ly requited for repairs. We doubt not, the
work onco complete, that tho benefit
thereof, by tho lessening of rates of freight,
could hardly be computed by thousands or
millions of dollars annually, If nno will
tako a map and examine the route, they
will see that at least sixteen states of the
Union our own among the number nro
directly Interested In this matter, from tho
fact that somo of tlicso waters, their con.
ncctlons or tributaries, border upon or flow
through their territory, whllo n large num.
her of other states nie Indirectly Interested,
becauso most, If not nil, of the non.pro.
duclng as well ns the producing btates, nro
affected by a lower or higher rate of freight.
It Is, we presume, upon this largo direct
Interest, aided by those more remotely ben.
cfittcd, that the friends and advocates of
this project rely In seeking governmental
aid. Wo should like wo wero about to
say, abovo all things, but that, perhaps, Is
rather too strong tu sco this project be.
come n reality, becauso we con sec the 1m.
THE KUTLANJ) DAILY (JL0I31C, TIT
memo nnd continued icliof that would
flow therefrom, but, wo must confess, that
It looks n little visionary. Nolwillistand.
Ing tho testimony of skilled, competent nnd
respectable cnglnccts, It seems to us so
much out of the way from'hll cxpcilcncc,
that we should bo compelled lo doubt Its
practicability, but for tho steamer, tho In.
comotlvc, tho telegraph, etc. When we re
member theso achievements of science, ex
periment and Investigation, we nie forced
to say nil things arc possible.
disunities lu nullum!. m:..so.'l.
sim it event.
AW. In the last paper Ihe death of
Francis McConncll, John Harvey, Michael
Welch and John O'Heron, by the caving In
nf a gravel pit should have been under the
dale of August 4th, 180.1, Instead nf 1RW
ns It was incoriectly printed.
The types, nlso, placed the death of
Stephen Johnson, by n misstep In Clement's
in.ii ble mill In Center Holland, on the SSth
or August lPf.0, instead of ISfW, as the
Iflfirt, January Hlli, llcnjamlu 1!. Thrall,
was thrown from a load of hay, which
upset near Ihe Parker quarry, so railed, In
Wcs( Hullnnd, upon the ice and his skull
fractured. The best of medical nnd surgi
cal assistance was, at once, summoned but
It was of no avail and he died diiriint Hie
m). January '.Mlih. I.nkr Movie, a
woikman on the wood train of the Ilul
land and Iliiiiinglon railroad. The train
left Ihi- depol. In ltiilland. nl six o'clock In
the morning and run oil the trnrk somo
two miles south of the llrnndon station.
Six cars weir thrown down an embank
ment, Hoyle was Instantly killed, one Pat
Tyan was seiiously, and the conductor,
Hnrry ( Vmsdnn, slightly Injuied. "Ilrokrn
I Slltl. January 'Jllli. William Clark, the
night watchman In the depot ol the Itut
land nnd Ilurllugton railroad company, In
this place, was voluntarily assisting in
shackling earn on the Saratoga train, (ire
paratoiy to stalling. He stooped over to
talseonr of thrj'iiuntcrs," which was out of
p'ace, when the cars were thrown together
nnd hW head euudil nnd crushed between
them. Ills dcntli was instantaneous.
lMllli, March ""Hi. - Patrick McDonoiigh
was killed by a railroad accident." the
pnitlciilarn of which are not at ham!.
IHfifl, May t. (Jully P. llannnm. for
many years a selectman of Ihe town, and
tiu-tcc of the village of liullnnd, and one
of the most enterprising business men was
run over nnd killed by the mall train on
the Itcus-clncr and Saratoga ralhoad, near
the Freight street eroding, at about
noon. A freight Irnln had ju-t passed,
and the approach of the mail train was
unnoticed by Mr. II.. until his atten
tion was called thereto by a passer by,
when, too bile, ln attempting lo jump
from the track, his font was caught by the
"cow catcher" of the locomotive, nnd he
was thrown down, the head and upper part
of the body falling outside of 1 lie track.
In this condition, lie was pushed along
some three or four rods, until ho was
thrown against the lod of a switch, forced
under tho locomotive and inn over. His
person was so shockingly mutilated that if
he had not been seen nt the thne'of the ac
cident, 11 would have been well nigh Im
possible lojhave identified him.
1800, May 10. Cleorco Dyke, fireman on
the Rutland and Washington railroad, "was
endeavoring to couple a plalfoim car load
ed with scantling, which projected over the
cud of Ihe car, to a box car, and his head
was caught between the end of the scant
ling and thn car, crushing It so that Ids
brains ran out nf bis 1100, and tho end of a
piece of the. timber was forced into the
back of bis head." He died the following
Tuesday, bis remains being brought to
Hutland for interment, the accident occur
ting at Eagle Hiidge.
1800, June 11. Mielael McKalrns, of
Hutland, nn employe on one of the gravel
trains of the Hutland and Burlington rail
road.took a gravel carat Iirandon to visit his
children nt Pittsford. He was standing at
the end of one of the cars nnd, when some
miles south of Brandon, fell upon the track,
was run over, and instantly killed.
XSGO, July ft. Wlllard Campbell, of Hut
land, while engaged In building bridges In
Maryland, in llio employ of J. E. Iiagley,
fell lrom a bridge, upon which he was
then at woik, and was Instantly killed.
His remains vveic brought home nnd Inter
red in Evergreen cemetery
1WWI, October K--Mary Ellen Kent,
some over a year old, was fatally burned at
Center Hullnnd. Her mother went out of
the bouse for a few minutes, leaving the
child near Ihe stove, and during her ab
sence, tho little girls clothes became Ignit
ed by n spail; from the fire. Before nssist
mice could bo rendered, thn little ghl wns
so seiiously burned that she was beyond re
covery. She lingered along, however, for
a few days, when death put an end to her
IMiO, October II. Potter ltldlon, of
Clairndon, was' almost Instantly killed nt
the "Pine Hill railroad crossing," in this
town, under the following circumstances:
He came lo Hutland during the forenoon,
and, having transacted his business, started
for home, by the way of Center Hutland.
He was driving 11 span of horses, attached
to a wagon, and upon ntlempling lo cross
the railroad track, mi engine upon the
Hensselaer anil S.iaatoga railroad struck
tho forward part of the wagon, completely
demolishing it, ami killing one of the
horses. Mr. It. became entangled, in some
way, with the locomotive, was oariicd for
ward some three or four rods, tluovvn over
a fence and so seriously injured that ho
died within a lew minutes after assistance
1 cached him.
1800, Nnvcinkr lo William H. Wee,
aged about fifteen years. He was employ,
cd In the planing mill of Samuel II. Wil
liams In the icar of Mansfield &Stlmson'fl
machine shop, and, while engaged in putt
ing a belt upon a pully, was caught by tho
belt, carried several thno over tho shaft and
through certain parts of tho machinery,
tearing his arm almost from tho socket,
breaking one of his legs, nnd othcrvvlso
mutilating his person. Ho wns promptly
attended to,nnd lingered along n few hours,
dying In tho most teniblo agony,
1800, November 15 Tho body of nn In
fant was found, deposited In a bov, float
ing iu East Creek, nearly lu tho rear of tho
old Catholic church. Wo bellcvo that no
clue was ever found to its Identity, or to
the names of tho brutes who thus disposed
of tliclr offspring doubtless born In sin
1807, February 4 George Pcarce, a car
penter, aged about forty years, committed
suicide by hanging, lu the cellar of ono La
Plante, residing In that part of Hutland
known as "Haytl." He had been In the
employ of La Plniile for some time, was n
sober, Industrious man, bul sohjeel to fits
of temporary Insanity.
1807, A pi II Si-Joseph Dclphy diopped
dead on the sidewalk, on West s! reel, a few
lods west of the corner of Main street.
180", June 18 -John .Mullen, In the em
ploy ot Ocorgo II. Mansfield, stepped Into
the barn for n drink of water, dropped
down, remained Insensible for some twenty
minutes, nnd then died. No post moitem
examination was held, nnd It was undeter
mined whether his prostration and dentil
resulted from sunstroke, a fit, disease of
tho hcait, or from other causes.
1807, July Sid. Wllllard II. .Squlers, n
bnikcmnn on the Hensselaer nnd Saratoga
railroad) w Idle engaged In shackling cars,
In the "depot yard" nt Hutland, was In
stnntly killed. Nothing definite is known
In lefcrcneo to the manner in which he met
his death, as 110 one was present to witness
the accident j but from the statement of
those who first discovered him. It would
seem that one of his feet, while shackling,
must have slipped from the rail, on which
he wns standing, nnd In endeavoring lo re
cover himself, be was thrown backward,
his head coming between the "hunters"
1807, September Ml. Shedd, who had
been for only thret days n biakeniau on the
accommodation train between Hutland and
Bellows Falls, over Ihe Hutland and Bur
lington railroad, while on his return lo this
place -his third return tiip was Instantly
killed while passing through a bridge near
Chester. He was standing on Hie lop of n
freight car, ami wns struck 011 the head by
Ihe upper beams of the bridge.
1807, November 1), Matthew Fox, one
year and eight months old, wns so severely
scalded Hint bodied shortly thereafter.
1807, November 50. -Anne Ioughei ly,
fifteen years old, was shot by n young
fellow aged about 17 years, named William
Long, from the etl'erls of which she died
011 the Wlh of December. Anne was
standing on Ihe Itutland and Burlington
railroad track, near hei father's residence,
about lialf n mile south ol the depot, when
she was approached and aero-led ,y Long,
who, it is alleged, insulted her : In response
to which she told him he was ;. ar, dared
hhn to repeat his remark, savlm; Hint if he
did "she would slap him " 1,0ns repeated
what ho had said, when Anne stepped up
and struck him in Hie face, whereupon he
drew n pistol nnd 11 red, the lull entering
Hie. abdomen and burping itself in her In
testines. We believe the bill was never
extracted, and she died ns slated. Long
wns m rested the same day, committed to
jail, nnd held to await the result of her in
juries, but what final disposition of his ease
was made, we are unable, nl the present
moment, to stale
Hi Ti.VNii.Srpt. .'Olh.
IaHOh-ff tin' 11 lobe: You inusl look to
your laurels Mr. Editor. You would
scarcely have thought it, but it is a fact,
we have an Insurance Editor in our midst.
He wriles for your rival around the
comer. His latest production is the
leader In Jla-ahl of .i-t Thurs
day. As a piece of stupidity and
gross Ignorance It is entitled to the fir-t
premium nnd a leather medal in addition.
He says "the Eclectic Mutual Life In.
surance Company has fallnt." '''nl
illustrates his thorough knowledge of the
subject. There never was a company by that
name lu New York or any where elsewhere.
But that makes no difference lo the Insu
ranee Editor. Whether he has confounded it
with a company whoso name is somewhal
similar which has failed, or with a com
pany which owns a part of the nbovo
namo which has not failed "no feller
His wail is confined to life insurance and
his pet aversion Is "tho brigade of agents."
Fire Insurance and all manner of mercantile
business,and buying and selling of every de
scription, is done thiough agents. Tho
very paper for which he writes is dally
paying a larger commission to Its agents
than is paid by any life company. Yet,
according lo this luminous w riter, It is the
life companies only that should do their
business without agents. If he knew the
A B C of tho subject be undci takes to
write leaders, about he would know that at
least one company in this countiy, for sev
eral years did not employ any agents. It
has now a small "brigade of agents," and its
business last year was transacted at a propor
tionate expense of about two-thirds what it
cost during the years when it had no agents.
Again ; one of the oldest life offices now
doing business, has for over a hundred
years, paid no commission to agents, and it
has been distanced by the agency com
panies not only In amount of business and
benefits conferred, but In the cost of Insur
ance. He says lurther : "To our own
knowledge many a widow and helpless or
phan lir.fi been mado comfortable by the
proceeds of n llfo policy that would other
wise have been subjected lo beggary and
suffering." Hero's logic for you, whole
chunks ot It. Will tho Insurance editor in
form us how many of these widows and
orphans weir saved from poverty irittout
tho aid of nn agent? But ho says tho.-o
companies nro "expenslvo enterprise," yet
ho pays a firo company to insure his hou-e,
and the fire companies are twico as expen
slvo as the life companies. More logic.
He says agents advance theories "which
aro an Insult lo common sense," Ho ought
to be thankful that he, at Ieasi, Is in no
danger. He complains that agents havo
costly signs Does no other business have
costly signs ? Tho costliest sign In town
Is owned by the tiro agent, who numbeis
among his patrons tho Insurance, (alitor
aforesaid. Jaigicagain. (There Is nothing
llko logic, .Mr. Editor.)
But lie says ono company has failed. He
thinks It Is tho "Eclectic Mutual Life," but
ho is not certain, (what's hi a namo to tho
Insurance Editor) henco ho proceeds to
veutllato his Ignorance nnd string together
a lot of platitudes.
Did ho ever hear of tho failure of a flic
company, of a bank or tiust company, or
savings bank? Why docs ho select llfo
Insurance alone, which Is conspicuous
among tho financial Institutions nf tho
country for the fewness of its failures, to
warn his readers against It ? Why not let
n healthy competition and tho law of sup
ply nnd demand govern this ns It governs
Thero was onco n llfo company lu Now
York called "Tho Widows' and Orphans
Benefit." It was always a w oak concern nt
the best, nnd ranked among tho poorest
companies. Tho " Widows and Orphans"
had an agent in Vermont. Why ho select
ed that company Instead of a first class
one I canuot say. Perhaps becauso they
paid a larger commission. Whether he had
ICS J AY MOKNING, SEPTEMBER 2, 1878.
ii "costly sign" omot, whether he "had very
Mile business experience" or not s whether
he kept "boring Ihepcoplo" or not 1 whether
the "theories of llfo liwtnincc" he ad
vanced " were nn Insult lo common sense
or not I cannot say. But tho company ho
represented went from bad to worse,
changed Its mime, relusured nnd stopped.
Policy holders were disappointed, failed to
receive dividends, somo quit and lost what
Ihcy had paid. The agent look lo writing
leaders on life insurance. Perhaps the In
surance Editor knows who we mean, and
Ids readers can undcisland .why he feels
Om: or iiit: BiMo.viu-'.
A.MITIIlMt .'II.MMI IIOIIItOH.
Six lllllei-s Asuh xlllteit
At Oold Hill, Nev.,at it o'clock Saturday
morning, a lire broke out In the black
smith shop belonging to tho Belcher
mining company, situated 1,1100 feet below
the level In the Yellow Jacket mine, a
shoit distance north of the Jackson shaft.
The timbers being very dry the flro spread
lapldly, and soon filled the Yellow Jacket,
Crown Point, and Belcher Mines with gas
nnd smoke About n quarter past 3 o'clock
nn explosion occurred, which put out the
lights hi nil three mines. The workmen nt
this time were hurrying from Hie Crown
Point and Belcher shafts, and all escaped
except six, whose bodies have since been
recovered. Communication betvvreii Hie
Imperial, on the north, nnd the Crown
Point 011 the south, has been cut off.
Their is no danger of the lire spreading, as
it is (onllned lo a place where there Is but
little timber, and must soon die out. File
men moon the giound, but their services
cannot bn brought Into requisition. Work
will bo commenced probably In the Belcher
and Crown Point mines to-morrow, as they
have sustained but little damage.
The following were killed and their
bodies recovered : Lewis Losnlle, J 11
Water.'. W Broailninlcr, Tom NIIcs, J
Cusiek. (icorgr 11 Nudd. A number of
others an' suffering from burns ami In
haling of gas. A rumor is current that
others of the woikmen have perished, and
the people nie greatly excited. The
miners insist that time shall be no more
blacksmith shops in mines.
The following fuller particulars of Ihe
milling disaster nt Cold Hill, Nevada, have
been received :
Shortly before o'clock on Friday after
noon u file was discovered burning in the
L'.'OO-fool level of Ihe Yellow Jacket mine,
noilh of the slintl An explos.on of gas
soon orruirrd, which neaily knocked down
the men standing nl Ihe mouth of the
shaft, ami caused Hie cages which were
raised to that point to jump up fc.vcrnl in
ches. Smoke came rushing iqi the shaft
at the nunc time Knowing there must be
fire or something wrong below, an alarm
wns given, and tho engine sounded the
whistle of the wotks. The alarm was
quickly communicated lo the File Depait
mcnt. nnd in 11 short tlmo the firemen with
their machines were, nt tho scene nnd a
stream of water was pouring down the
shaft. Capt. Cosgrovo of the Sarsficld
Guard, Charles Kohicr, Chief Engineer of
the Yellow Jacket works, Jack Donahue
ami others were busy milling in n pump to
senn water lrom the l,.r,00-foot level of the
Yellow Jacket mine through to the Imper
ial shaft by adrift which connects Ihe mines
at the l,nno.foot level of the Yellow Jacket
mine, nnd In a few moments more
would have completed the job. The three
men whose names have been mentioned
were at the 1,. 100-foot level when the ex
plosion occurred nt Ihe l.SOO-foot level.
Thop above warned them of the danger,
and they saw a heavy volume of smoke
pouring from the drift into Hie shaft. They
escaped through the Crown Point mine
Tho force of Hie explosion was fell strong,
ly In both Crow n Point and Belcher mines,
and an alarm was communicated with
panic quickness. .Miners hurried to tho
shafts as speedily as possible, and effective
hoisting works, with double cages, brought
them to the surface. Tho force of tho ex
plosion blew out the lights in the 1,000-foot
level, and in continuous parts of the two
mines men were thrown violently off their
feet. Several miners were missing. It
was known that some must have been
killed or so Injured that they could not
escape. As soon ns the great rush was ov er
p.11 tics went iu .search of the killed and
wounded, and found six. Tom Niles and
Thomas Ciisslck were sent up first. They
were soon followed by four others. Five
were found In the l.fiOO.foot level of the
Crown Point mine, where they were work
ing, Tiicy were evidently killed or fatally
Abl'lIVXIATKK 1IV TUB nnvDI.V (IAS
forced in by the explosion. Tho sixth nnd
last was from the l, "00-foot level of the
Yellow Jacket, and was the body of Louis
Louisselle, n blacksmith. Nllcs lived about
an hour after teaching Hie surface Mudd
lived four bonis. Waters also lived a short
time, but neither of them were conscious
for a moment. Ciisslck died on the cago
while being brought up. Broadwater and
Louisselle were dead when found. Ceo. B.
Mudd. paitncr of James Waters In the
Crown 1'nlut mine, wns another victim of
the disaster. Ho was suffocated by gas
passing Into thn 1,100-foot drift. Tom
Nilcs was engaged in repairing the drift of
the l.tOO.foot level of the Crown Point
mine. When the gas overlook hhn he wns
eating Ids supper. He was brought lo the
surface ullvo nnd survived about an hour.
Louis Louisselle, the underground black
smith nt tho Belcher mine, lost his life
whllo battling heroically with tho destroy
ing clement. When his body wns recover
ed his face mid hands were badly scorched.
Capt. Cosgrovo urged him repeatedly to
abandon his attempts to subdue the lire, as
his elfoits weie futile, but ho would not
leave his post. Ills body was found nliout
200 feet from the locality where the fire
Mr. W. S. Broadwater was found lying
on his face alongside of tho car track about
foity feet on tho cast drift from Jacket
Switch. Ho was employed ns carman, and
was on Jacket Switch with Jnmcs Lang,
horn nl the time the first explosion occur
red. Thomas Utisslck, n miner, working In
tho Crown Point, whllo attempting In cs.
cape fjom the mlno was
James Waters, another victim of tho con
flagratlnn was working at tho thnu In tho
Crown' Point. Ho wns suffocated by
6moko gas whllo attempting to escape
Albert Hart, ono of tho underground
foremen nt (ho Belcher mine, worked herol.
cally In rescuing his mcu. On going down
Into the mine n second tune to see that he
was overcome by the gas nnd was brought
up In the cage Insensible, his hands grnp
Ing tho cross-bar of the cage with n death
grip. Tho services of the men were le
quired to loosen Ids grasp. Albci t Lackey,
underground foreman of tho Belcher mine,
while endeavoring to save tho lives of his
men, was badly burned about the face and
nuns. Lackey was ono of the last who
left the Belcher mine. Chief Jones of the
Oold Hill Firo Department bad the middle
finger ot his right hand cut oft at Hie first
joint while going Into the Craven Point
mine on the cago. Wm. Jones, foreman ot
Liberty Engine Company No. 3, while
fighting the fire was prostrated by asphyxia,
lion. He Is, however, In n fair way lo re.
At last accounts the the was effectually
hemmed in. Two hundred men were nt
work fighting the flames hi the Yellow
It was reported Insl night that the lire in
the Yellow Jacket mlno Is gaining, and
that It is has read ed Hie 1,000-foot level.
nn: pi.vt.MiiAi, i'asic,
Tiie I'.iiil 'iirlil llini.t.
1 isi or r.xir i iies.
The excitement in Wall Miect 011 Sat
urday was unabated. Early Iu the day the
Union Trust company, tho National Trust
company, and the Hank of the Common
wealth suspended, and before the closing
of tho Stork Exchangeat noon, their action
was followed by the suspension of thirteen
private firms. The following Is n list of
the failures thus lar:
New Yoik Warehousing and .Security Co ; 1
Eclectic Insurance Co ; ICcnvon, Cox &, !
Co ; Jay Cooko fc Co j Fisli & Hatch ;
While, Defreitas it Hnthbono : Beers A
Edwards. Eugene J Jackson, Thomas Heed
Sc Co ; W A Wnrrcn : Ocorge Bolton, I
Alley & Co 1 Orecnlcaf, Norrls it Co :
Theodore Berdcll ; A M ICIddcr A Co : S I
II Smith it Seaver, Day it Morso ; Hay A
Warner ; Vernan it 'Hoy ; Fitcli A Co ; i
W E Conner j Whittcmoro A- Anderson ; .
Jacob Little it Co; ED Handolph it Co ;
C(! White it Co; Kclchiim it Belknap ;
W O Moorchead it Co ; Saxon it lingers j
Williams it Bostwick ; Miller it Walsh : I
K Haight it Co ; Lawrence Joseph : I'Jl!
Myers Ac Co : Taussig. Fisher & Co ;
Fearing it Dcllenger ; C (I White; Mar
vhiit Brothers: Union Trust company ;
National Trust company ; Bank of tiie
Commonwealth : Brown. Wadsworth it
Co. ruii.viiM.i'iii 1 ui.u:ks.
E W Clarke it Co ; De Haven A llro. ;
(Jclbouch, Bond it Co. j George II North;
.TSit HE Yerkes; Charles P Bavard ;
John P Lloyd : Henry If Houghton ; II
II Bull: T 0 Knight: Henry L Fell;
Union Bank Co.
is oiiiki: cini:.
T Squire it Co.. bankers,
Franklin Bank Co., Chicago
Conn., leather manufacturer,
; 1 loraee,
Mass ; II J Morso it Co., bankci
to, Canada ; Powell it Co , bankers. AVil
liamsport, Pa. : Tausig, fbmp it Co., St.
Several of these houses have hiietoforo
been considered strong, and among tbcin
the most conservative 011 the street. Fortu
nately, none of the savings banks have
been cmbirrassed, and consequently the
poor and hardworking "classes have not
On Saturday baseless minors, weie circu
lated in regard to the standing of some of
the most respoiislblo banks, the only effect
of which was to add to tho general excite
ment 11111I (o impair eonndeiieu In rolu'llt
institutions. The action of the associated
banks in Issuing ten millions of certificates,
negotiable between themselves through the
Clearing house ns cash, virtually adds that
much to their cash capital, and will go far
to counteract the Influence ot the panic.
A few of the larger institutions which
have suspended held outside accounts, but
these nro not generally believed to be sulll
cicnt iu number or large enough In amount
to produce many failures throughout the
If men get frightened anil runs nie made
upon banks, pome of them may think It
wise to suspend, but suspension docs not
necessarily mean failure A man having
a large amount of United States bonds
would bo foolish to sacrifice them at half
their valuo merely because frinlitened de
posltors wanted their money to carry about
in tliclr pockets until tho excitement had
subsided. The creditors themselves would
bo better off to wait a few weeks until the
banks could realize upon their securities
and pay In full than to force the lustltit.
Hons Into bankruptcy, and then get only
sixty or seventy cents on the dollar, because
securities of real value had to bo sacrificed.
While there may bo a few more failures,
It Is hoped and believed thai the worst is
passed. The excitement has been Intense,
ono broker named Homier having gone so
far as to throw himself from a ferry boat
Into the East HIvcr.
The universities of Oottlngon nnd lleidel.
berg have resolved not to admit female slit
dents. An old lady fiom the country wilh six
unmarried daughters was In tho streets of
Augusta, Ga thn other day, hunting far
the Patrons of Husbandry.
"I never wns so thankful In my life!"
exclaimed a Dover woman when telling n
coroner's jury bow her husband drop,
ped dead "We hadn't n light all that
In passing lliiough a daiL tunnel 011 a
Pennsylvania railroad n woman's voice was
heard exclaiming : "Don't you fool around
thcio! 1 carry 11 pistol in my panicrl"
Tho Salt Lake "Herald" says that thero
lesiJes In that city 11 lady, just twcnty.fivo
years old, who is about 'to mairv her fifth
husband, tho other four being "still nlive.
Tho first ono Is 1111 Amcrlcnn, living In
Washington, I). C, No. ! nn Italian, living
in Chicago, III.; No. :), n native of Switzer
land, living in Baltimore, Md,; No. I, n
German, residing in the Territory, nnd the
intended No. fi n natlvcof Poland.
.lohn Henderson, suing for a dlvoiceln
Indiana, alleges that Ids xvife trapped him
by means of false hair, falso eyebrows,
false complexion, 11 big bustle, and n do
A lawyer named Taylor undeiiook to
bully a femalo justice in Wyoming, but
sho stabbed him In tho car with a pair nf
shears and her dog fixed him so that ho
commit sit uown lorn mouth.
A San Francisco lady says Hint Chlnc.se
servants nro neither honest nor neat, and
It Is n thousand times moiu ci editable for a
woman to do her own house-wnrk than to
employ a Chinaman to do it for her.
Fur western papers, ns n inle, spare
neither ago nor sex when a joko is wished.
For instnnco n Caison City journal says i
"Our county clerk can boast of n wife with
the blggcbt feet and tho longest nnso of nny
female In tho territory."
A St. Louis journal stales that 11 sou of
tho Emerald Isle, recently married tho
daughter of Whllo Cloud, on the .Missouri
shore. The trousso an of tho brldo was
very simple, consisting of a failed calico
gown, which hung loosely over hrr grace,
ful form. K
A New Hampshire paper says that a
largo number of tho female waiters at tho
hotels In tho White mountalus this summer
woro Now England school teachers up to
1 nie insi 01 .nine, ineir notion iwing loir
1 vldo their vacation between pleasure and
the last of
A Louisville journal tells about a pretty ,
girl who entered n railway station In Hist 1
city last week barefooted, with n pair of ,
shoes nnd a bag hi her hand. On Inquiry
It appeared that she had walked eighteen
miles from Salt HIvcr to be married to the
young fellow of her heart. She was verv
modest and much nnnoved by the observa
tion she attracted. '
Tho Woman's .okW loinaiks tliat "the
uoston trainlugsdiool for snow so far ad
vanced that the superintendent of the pro
posed school has gone to New Voik to
benefit by n few months' training In the
Bcllcvue, Hospital school there. Heic the
work of training nurses will begin at the
Massachusetts general hospital, In which
two wards have been assigned forthe work.
The first ot November Is the time fixed for
beginning tho school, nnd the committee
are now sending out their circulars for
DnNN'IStl.VH PATHXT Mlll'l'IKO TAOS.
Over SCO millions h.ivobeen used within tin:
past ten years, without romjilalnt of luss by taic
becoming Uclarheil, All Kxpress Companion
iiso tliem. HoM by Printers nnd SHntloncrs
Ol.oni: I-AIillf CO. ltt'TLAND,
JuneMiUw tf Wholesale Age nl-.
why Hand Sapolhi Is the best artlclo In tho
world for tho constant use of all classes or poo.
pie, Is becauso It will Uo wiint no other sub
stanco will, as follows :
Mechanics. Will entirely remove tar, paint,
oil aim varnish from the cluthlng ami hands.
t'AiisiERS. Its use will prevent Ian, sunburn,
Working Wonoss. II will take the plncoof
powders ami osmetics for hcnutlfylni: tho com
plexion, anil will remlnr thn hanils while and
soft, no matter how- much they are used.
KVEittBour. It Is tho best article In the
world for removing all cutaneous blemishes
from the skin, nnd rendering It while, beniitl
ful nnd natural In color. In nrlee chenner than
soap-onlv Kinnd lr.cenls a eake, according to
iKi'llls lor Hie Cilolie.
jl. I., billion, r.ennlnglon.
II. 1'. Moiffiin, Wnlllmjford.
Hcrb-ri Smith, Factory l'olni.
11. S llonl, Arlington.
M. 11. Kelloy, south WalllngforJ.
i'. ('. l'loice. IUst clarendon.
K. J. Carpenter, Ilrattlcboro.
(Ibbs A- Co.. Uraudon.
Dennlson liroihers, l'lttsfonl.
W. .11. Day, Mlddlrbury.
minis Holt, i-ntsiieid.
.1. 1), culver, llydcvllli;.
T. K. Ilorlou, clarendon.
1. I', l'cabody, I'lltsford
Ahlen ft Co., Mlddleburv.
II. 1:. .spencer, Sutherland Hills.
J. N. Haskell, Knlrhavcii.
. 1.. Kellogg, Cnstleton.
c. .1. fill more. West liutlaiel.
I. . Johnson, West run let,
W.H. Ilassett, Mlilillctown.
.tamos Hlne, I'awlel.
11 1". I'armenter, -Meihaiilesvllli-.
I). I lot I on. Mount Holly.
W. W. lllblinrd. roultnei.
II, llolluii, Ilniiliv 4 Corners.
William l'lerre, D.inby
11. A. carter, llsnsoii.
VV. II. Hull, Wells.
o. r. Woods, lieiiows Falls.
I'. II. Koliblns, Chester.
K. 11 Allen, Kast WalllngioM
shonnnn liroihers, I.mllon.
Ilrmwi A Clark, Chlltemleii
.1. 1. i'urdv. Mnnchc.lcr.
s M southard. Vercennci.
E M O V A I. .
lb:. Js. W. SMYTH,
llav Iiik rslaMlslied himself p.-rmunduiy la
llutlaiut. and for Ihe better convenience of his
patients, he has removed his oniee from the
ll.mlivoll llou-e lo tlr
IIAXTIII! NATIONAL HANK lil.OCIK,
w here he ma be consulted dally (except Fri
days! free of rharfte.
office hours 9 a. m. to 1 p. in. , units loT i iu,
To lbu" who may Irf: unaeqiin luted with tho
particulars of my practice, n brief explanation
might not bo unwelcome. During the whole ot
my professional career, lay llmo and attention
has been exclusively devoted to tho study and
Investigation or diseases of the KYJi, KAll, NA
SAL CAVITY, TIIIIOAT, I.rvos ami CIIF.ST,
and derangements of the NnilVOUS SYSTKM.
My specially embraces the eradication ot cv.
semifwi, Ctlnnli, Throat IKtraut, affections Of
the IVnf Orpuii.-, . I (.!!, and all Laryngeal,
Hrftnchlot and Pulmonary Complaint ; the re
muval of Deaf net; ltulvrpt from the Knr, and
tho treatment ot all diseases leading to tnnnal
DeblWn, or tho loisor Impairment ot Stmu aiH
M office Is piuilded wilh every practical Im
provement and iidvnnlago founded by the ad
vanced state of medical science for thn 1 ellef of
human siurcrlng. Patients coming under my
caio for treatment may expect to receive every
benent guaranteed by science, skill and a com
To tun FciiLic, I have lo say that I Uu not
consldei It necessary nt this time to present to
your notice fill ther testimonials of tho success
of tho now method of treatment I advocate.
Having, duilnsrtho past six mouths, given you
statements and repoits from the most reliable
people In this village nnd vicinity, should cer
talnly give thoso who aro btlll suffering con
ndenco enough to employ one who Is so unlver.
Consultation frre nnd leims within the
reacu or an.
Yuiirs, i lc.,
s. W. SMYTH, M. II.
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li Agent In four weeks made a profit ot
H12.S0, selling Bryant's Library ot Poetry and
Song ; $70 in ono week 011 Tho New Housekeep
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T E M P I. E OF F A S II I 11
1 DIPLOMA AWARDED
At the lecent State Fair for Ihe mo-,1
stylish and handsomest assortment
"of Millinery, Fancy and La
dles' Furnishing Goods.
BARGAINS ! BARGAINS.
In opening of the season,
Full line of Mllhnei
PATTKUN HATS, FLOWEltS, PLl'MES, Tit's
TlilMMED AND UNTRIMMED HATS.
Ribbons, Netts, Laces, Frames Ac. ntpii.
cheaper than ever.
NOVELTIES IN AuTXDANI P.
Long silk Windsor Ties In all shades nl 5 ceni
Fringed at 60c., Polka dot Tie at 40c, and a lull
an! complete lino ot all the latest st.vlesnmt
shades at bottom prices.
V N I) E R G A 11 M E N T S .
We will sell you a seven tucked skirt at i,
embroidered Chemlso at f 1, tucked and em
urumercu urawers at 1 1. long uigut rones, ueau
cnuaren s sups at one..
worth double the money
COUSETij AND BUSTLES,
Belts Infants' wear, Hosiery, UieeColUis, 1:1ml
At Tne AlexandroN Kids nt 1 !
L ACE V E I L S .
AH st.vles and prices, from upwnrd-
llf.Vf. HA I It.
Wo still continue to sell thoso long, heavj
first class hair switches at tJ.f5nnil Mj Linen
braids one yard long, nt 40,
JEWELRY! JEWELRY !
In abundance. Tho latest and haudsomi
novelties In this line at prices lower than ever
made of handsome nnd best prints, cut Polon
aise, at ti.ts, and lots ot useful, sitllshoud
cheap novelties nt
Asuvuys TKM'i.H or r.tbiiioi,
JEW ORLEANS MINSTRELS !
TUESDAY A- WEDNESDAY EVEN'OH
SEPTEMBER SJ nnd SI.
FULL ORCHESTRA, and
SILVER CORNET BAN,
01 both Ladles and Oentlcmen.
Iu addition to all tho requirements of a llrst
class minstrel performance, tho manager lakes
pleasure In announcing tho star eiigngeinentsor
MISS MAUD STANLEY,
Tho Oreat Prima Dounn, and
A. J. IVIIITCOMB,
The Celebrated. Harpist.
In this great organization, It has been tho en.
deavor ot Ihe management to fully satisfy nil of
thaamusement lovlnif. Tho minstrel portion
of this entertainment, which contains uothlng
to offend tho most fastidious. Is not to be sur
passed by any llko organization on tho conti
nent, and to tho music loving publio Is offered
an entertainment both vocafaud instrumental,
well worth- the patronago of tho greatest critics
In tho art.
Don't fall to see FRANK WEST, tho great
Negro Comedian. In bis Old Man Songs ana
Banjo Solos, and N. IS. SHUUKR, in his artistic
Songs and Dances.
admission ss and w cents; tickets at Meek
ers Xusia Store. sepnatd.