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WEDNESDAY. AUG. 30, 1882.
JOHN L. BARSTOW.
SAMUEL E. PINGREE,
FOR STATE TREASURES:
WILLIAM H. DUBOIS,
I OR KErRWEVTATIVE TO CONV.RF.SS :
LUKE P. POLAND,
Of St. Johnsbnry.
.,-,.. ) W. 8. Martin, Plainficlil,
sectors ()i.K. Jones, Norlbfleld.
j Tii ,.. . 1 J- H. Hastings Waitsfleld,
ASbtJuiiges: ) jotjB M. Kihcr. tabou
indue of Probate Harvey Tililen, Uarre,
Mate's Attorney Hiram A. Huge, Montpelier.
sheriff Prank H.Atnerton, Duxburr.
High llailijr Clias. V. Bragg, Warren.
The Off Year.
There is no reason why folks should not
coino out and vote this year as well as
another. Bat we presume the election
returns for next Tuesday will show thai
(Jen. Barstow has not received anywhere
near the full republican vote and that a
great many of Mr. Eaton's democratic
friends stayed at home,
The two parties in Vermont have both
put up good square tickets, and as long at
we have a government of tho people it
ought to justify its name. It is by indif
ference manifested in whatever manner
that a great many of the evils that folks
complain of on the part of their chosen
rulers come about.
Both republicans and democrats should
have the courage of their convictions and
lake the trouble to voice those convictions
at tho polls, whether the year is a presi
dential one or the "off year" as it is called
It is not the province of a republican
newspaper to exhort democrats very
much, and it wonld be the last thing we
should think of doing to urge anybody to
keep up the bad habit of being a democrat.
But if ne is a democrat he ought to vote
all the samo.
And so if a man is a republican he
oubt to be enough of a man to come out
once in two years and do bis political
duty. It is not going to make any great
difference in politics whothor Gen. Bars-
tow geU 15,000 majority or the 25,000 that
fco is rightfully entitled to on a full ax-
jiression of opinion. But it doei look
hotter fpr the citizenship of a stito to see
those who have its privileges exercising
For once we should be glad to see Ver
monters tnrning out in goodly numbers
auJ, on freemen's meeting day, showing
that government by the people is a thing
l i iey take some pride in and think of valu
naougb to them so that they can afford to
ivo a part of a day once in two years to
.-how that they appreciate it.
Years ago, living in a community made
up largely of poople who had come across
t!:e Atlantic, we found they wcio always
on hand election day. The right to have
a voice in choosing their rulers was a new
thin to tbem, and they wcro not inclined
to neglect its exercise. It would be belter
fur the country if in the minds of none age
were not allowed to withor nor custom
Mule the dKty of voting.
Tho English in Egypt avo fighting
i iiitle now and then with Arabi's forces
!.utu3vet there arc no decided victories
mi cither sido.
The republicans of General Garfield's
o'.J district adopted a resolution declaring
the present administration is entitled to
their unqualified support.
(lov. Lang of Massachusetts is likely to
i ie tho republican candidate for congress
in tho 2d district, Congressman Hirria
having declined a renorui nation.
The New York reoublieaus are olecting
'legates to their state convention. Dele
itcs already elected favor Cornell, Wads
worth, Starin and perhaps oilier enndi
i he Maine campaign is getting very
! vuly. Mr. Blaino made a speech at
Portland Monday evening and will spe:
i verv oveninr until the election which
will he September 11th.
The republicans keep two slate tiekets
in the liold in Pennsylvania, a thing which
will very surely give tho democratic stale
ticket success. Boss Cameron's reign
I retty much over in that state.
Tnu president has been several days
N'ewport, K. I., where the wealthy cot
lagers have been doing many social court
esies in his behalf. The president will
visit the White Mountains before rnlurn
iii lo Washington from which citv he
mends to be absent a month longer.
Voting Population of Vekhont.
Tiie census bureau h is furnished far pub
lication statistics of males of voting age in
I'jirti county of the United States. Tho
at'islics for Vermont are as follows:
I .unties. Native. Funtltftj. Col.
- i ,, K.IM rWM 3U
UHi.ou. Mil I.I8J ;lf
i. uimitftoii, 4,:11 fci
tl. J. tiiia. J."- .J-t-1
lilttrti'luo h'M a.tW
l.S'-x. , 1 i(4 tt. 4
ivniliim, b.TJl S.AiO 1
i.-.imt T-i :i
i.itiu'.iite, ;tiii iii i:
r.uiifH, rt.4T 71 A
Tlt nL.it. 4.tlo lAH It
li itlantt. MiH I1.IHI .i.'
Watttiititftnn, rt.Htii fl.W II
'Vmrlluiii, T.'Jtiti tint -1
WriO.-or, S. 771 hi".
Kx-tiov. Spraguo of Rhode Island de
fends his Canouchet residence with armed
nii'ii from officers of tho law. His oldest
i iiy is wilh him and sides with bis father
in the family disagreement. Twenty years
ago fiflv. Spraguo was one of the popular
i.iiv.iei. Rich and successful his money
in I position givj him Ki'o Chiso for
i wife. Now they have made a wreck of
their lives, and h ive omi to that grief
which simplicity of life and docency of
beharor would h ive nvnided. Canoncbel
is ihu place wh'.iti Mrs. Spraguu had
a half million or so spent in repairs and
whero her hu3band went hunting for Mr.
Conkling who win then a senator from
New York but later retired voluntarily
from political life an I compulsorily re
mained in retirement. Not a particularly
; .',: int.
The Equallilio Board.
The representatives of the several co in-
ties finished their business last week in
the equalizing board and went home.
This county and Orange ware recused five
per cent, and Caledonia raised two and
Windsor five per cent. Other counties
were lek as they wore, or tinkered to snit
the interests of themselves or somebody
The board also proceeded to tinker
about the listing of railroad property, a
tnattir that they had no call whatever to
meddle with and after they bad got
through the members went home.
Composed in great part of really sens!
bio men the board of equalization is
collectively a big humbug. Its members
are hampered by the knowledge that each
is considered the agent of his county for
making as good a trade for his connty as
can possibly be made.
For instance Mr. Chapin of this county
got a reduotion of five per cent from its
list, and we have not the remotest idea
that Mr. Chapin thought the valuation of
this county was intrinsically too high. It
was true enough that compared with other
counties itonght to be reduced but what
ought to have been done was the bringing
up of counties that had been appraised too
low instead of outting down those where
a correot appraisal was made.
There is a determination that the present
tax law in substance shall stand. Now it
is based on sworn statements o( taxpayers
and sworn action of listers. The law, to
be permanent, must be lived up to and
listers live up to their oaths. There must
he likeness between the real value and
the appraised value, and once more wi
say that the great danger to this law is
from under-valuation on the part of those
who execute it. Whothor the present
disgraceful "swap de boss" business is
really a necessary part of our equalization
system is questionable. If it is the system
ought to be abolished.
Editor Freeman : A claim is made oc
casionally in the several state papers that
our roads are not kept np or In as good
condition since the towns were relieved
from liability, and angry threats are made
for the repeal of the law. Cases are cited
where roads are bad and the traveler is
liable to accident, which is no doubt truo
Accidents will happen. There are hun
dreds of miles of road in this state where
if a horse is driven or allowed to go out of
the beaten path, it is almost certain death
for both horse and driver, and it has al
ways been so. It is impossible to protect
the roads so that roaming horses or care
less driver cannot meet; but the charge
that the towns are not as careful to keep
the roads in good condition as formerly is
not true. I have been familiar with many
ol the roads of Vermont for the past thirty
years and have never seen them in as
good condition as they are this season,
and so far from the several towns being
lax in tho cause of tho public roads they
are almost unanimously taking better
care of tho roads than ever before, and
making larger outlays. That taxpayers,
after being assessed willingly to provide1
good highways should be further liable
for the accident and carelessness of the
many who frequent or travel on them, is
most urgent. We believe that the law as
it is meets Iho approval of a very large
majority of the citizens of tho state.
A bolting republican convention was
hold in Orleans county yesterday It was
directed mainly against one of the candi
dates for senator.
Tho bolting republicans in Addison
county have put up Mr. Wicker of Ferris
burgh against C. W. Reed one of the
regular candidates for senator. This was
the only nomination made by the bolters.
The bolting republicans in Caledouia
county on Monday nominated Frank M.
Page for state's attorney; Isaac M. Smith
for sheriff and Harry S. Wright for high
u ailiff. Tho rest of the ticket is the same
as tho regular ticket; but there is to be a
livoly contest over judge of probate also,
for though Henry French lias tho regular
republican nomination and that of ihe
bolting temperance republicans, Walter 1'
Smith is.running as an independent can
didate and is strorgly supported.
Tho independents will have congres
sional candidates in nt least six of the dis
tricts of Georgia.
Annual Muster. The annual muster
of the First Regiment, Vermont National
Guard began at Brandon Tuesday and
continues five days. The encampment
will be known as Camp Kingsley. The
.rounds are situated one-half mile from
the business con trn of the town, and are
delightfully locatod. Music for tho mus
ter will be furnished I y the St. Albans
Valuation ok Vermont Real Estate.
Tho following table shows the total
acreage and average valuation per acre of
the farms (exceeding ten acres) in each
county, tho appraised valuation thoroof as
equalized by the State Bjard, and tho
aggregate valuation of all real estale for
purposes of taxation (except rovl beds of
railways, which is given olsowhero,) for
tho year 1882:
Acrpatre. Averairo Total an
8 J-tl.39 1
Farm over valim ier prameil
5 017,841 HI3U.IU ,7W.445 illia.7l,41!!
Included in ths last column is tho ap
praised valuation of first class real estate
comprising all buildings and property in
estates undor ton acres.
To this should be added the following
appraisod valmtion of roadbeds of the
various railroads as reported by the State
Board of listers and arranged by counties:
Addison county, $130,647; Bennington,
$182,309 87 ; Caledonia, $82,400; Chitten
den, $122,976 01; Fss'ix, $81,225; Frank
lin, $200,707,74; Grand Isle, $32,842;
Orange, $165,916; Orleans, $173,417.50;
Rutland, $309,296; Washington, $78,190:
Windham, $170,736; Windsor, $237,828;
A summary of tho valuation of tho first,
second and third class of roal estate in tho
slato as determine I by tho state equaliz
ing convention (ami returned hy the State
Board of lHors) aggregates $104,682,910.
Tho npprjised valuo of these various
classes of property (except railroad beds,
which now assessed at $1,974,521.15,) was
$71,1-17,747, or an !ncroan for W2 of
(Prom Oar Bejul.r Correspondent. 1
Our European Letter.
Lonixjn, Exo., Anglotb, 1882
Mr. Gladstone has obtained "the sinews
of war" that Is, the cash and the cam.
paign will now bs carried on with spirit
and determination. Mr. Gladstone did
not have mnch trouble to convince the
House on Thursday night of the necessity
to act as wo are doing, for In the division
on the vote of credit thore were only 19
opposed to 245 members. The sum asked
for was two millions three hundred thous
and pounds, which, after a discussion
with sir Garnot Wolscley and other m Hi
lary authorities, is considered to be the
sum required for a three months' expedi-
dition. It is quite impossible to foreseo
what difficulties may have to be faced ore
tho British troops return from the Nile.
People on tho outbreak of the Indian
meeting thought a few days would sup
press it, yet what a gigantio effort we had
to make before it ended. It must not be
forgotten that tho Egyptian revolt has
been brewing for nearly two years, and
I do not imagine for a moment that the
government oould have been ignorant of
what was likely to take place. As England
did right in making the (rhedive the ruler
of Egypt, so she shall do right in support
ing his authority and in upholding his pow
er. The greatest risk is in the chance of
having to engage in a sort of guerilla war
fare. But even in that event ordor will
ultimately be restored, and prosperity in
Egypt when a firm hold of the principal
cities has been secured. It seems strange
that something more is not done for the
protection and pacification of Cairo. This
will probably recoive attention when we
have a greater force to spare.
The letter of Admiral Seymour to the
rhedive explains the actual intentions of
the English government, and warns his
highness to advise the soldiers not to listen
to the commands of Arabi. The suggest
ions of the admiral are given with the
directness we might oxpoct from such
a gallant commander. The few simple
and straightforward sentences of Sir Beau
champ Seymour are more to the purpose
than a cartload of diplomatic meaning.
He says: "I, as admiral In command of
the British ships, think it right at onco to
repeat to your highness that the British
government has no intention of conquer
ing Egypt for itself, nor of interfering in
any way with the religion or liberties of
the Egyptians. Its only object islo protect
your highness and the people of Egypt
against rebels. The British government
is duteruiinod to suppress the rebellion
against your highness, and to restore
ordor in the country by relieving it of the
oppression exercised by rebol officers.
I beg that your highness will, as an act of
kindness, warn the soldiers not to obey
rebel commanders, but to return to their
homes or to your highness as their sover
eign; and tho British government being
well disposed towards the people of Egypt,
advises them to regard the rebel Arabi and
his accomplices as traitors to their sover
eign and enemies to themsolvos and their
Goodwcol raco was favored by the
weather, and on Thursday thero was
brilliant sport on that delightful course.
The sun was bright, but not too scorching,
tho wind was fresh, but not boisterous,
tho roads in splendid condition, and the
course itself everything that could be
wished for. Thero was a wonderful attend
ance, not only from London, but from
every town and village all along tho coast.
Of course the prince and princess of Wales
were present, and right glad everybody
was to see them. It was truly a day of
exquisite enjoyment. Nobody thought
about war in Ejryp!, or tho incraaso of the
income tax; but all entered into tho spirit
of recroatiou with a zest enhanced by the
beauty of the day, tho loveliness of the
place, and the excellence of the company.
The princess, in a costume of cream color
and gold, looked extremely weil, and evi
dently enjoyed herself. The Duke of Ham
ilton was tho roseiver of the gold cup, also
the Goodwin Corinthian plate. Parliament
is pushing on with such measures as are
likely to be passed this session. Wo nro
glad that to see that Mr. Fawcett has got
the post ollice annuities bill another stage
onward. The sooner that excellent scheme
b-comes law the hotter. It is the noblest
provident plan evor affixod to the people,
and if properly employed by those for
whoso benefit it is intended must do
immense good. The regents carnal rail
way bill has passed tho Lords, and soon
that great enterprise will be taken in hand.
The enlargement of tho charing oross
railway station and the widening of the
lino is also decided upon, and therefore
the protty avenue theatre is doomed to fall,
but there will be other theatres to take its
Tho reports from Kansas concerning
the condition of the colored refugees are
very contradictory. Ex-Judge Delong
recently ruado an appeal for aid for them,
making some statements which the Leav
enworth Times doridos, as follows :"It is
stated that C0.OOO refugees came to this
state; any ono who knows anything at all
knows that not ono third of that number
ever camo hero. The story that 10,000
are destitute is equally a baro-facod false
hood ; in this year of plenty, destitution
can only be tho result of physical inability
to work or downright laziness; and we
do not believe thero arc 10,000 used up
colored people in tho stato, nor that there
are thai number who will not work if
they havo a chance.
Thomas A. Edison gets twenty-four
patents this week for electrical apparatus
of various descriptions, all of which he
has assigned to iho Edison electric light
company of Now York. Among these
are a magnetic oro separator, and electro
magnetic railway and an electric chando
Tho czar still intends, apparently, to be
crowned in the ancient Muscovito capital
next month. Active preparations for the
event continue; numerous dispatches In
cipher nro constantly passing between
Count Tolstoi and tho governor of Mos
cow, and most significant of all, upon that
city are converging detectives, pohco and
regiments of soldiers fro'n nil quarters of
There went n goodly number of dele
gates and listeners at tho recent moeting
of thn forestry congress in Montreal, and
many pnpors of value and interest woro
read hy "expert 'woodsmen." Dr. Loring
presided and made au address in which
lie glorified the farmer and exhorted his
hearers to taKo n proper sense of things
anil see to it that tho wholesale destruction
of woodlands bo stopped. As at Cincinnati,
the mooting was divided into soctious, and
it can hardly ho said that Iho congrons
was a complete success, though it, was
considerably ahead of Iho Ohio fiasco.
Tho papers wcro too numerous and there
weru too many speakers; but tho congress
has a worthy ol j!'! titid Agitates t some
The Camp Meeting a 3or Afield.
On Monday, the 21st, the camp ground
was made busy with active preparations.
Nearly all of the society bouse and the cot
tages were opened during the day. Two
new cottages have been bnilt this season,
and the Middlesex society have replaced
their tent frame with a new bouse, 26x27.
which under the energetic labors of liro.
W. . Deane has been built without incur
ring any debt to encumber the property.
The Plainfield society have also erected a
large tent, cloth covered, upon tho ground
formerly occupied by the Eethol tent, and
near the lower watering tub. This enter
prise is also nnder the direction of the pas
tor, and Bro. G. E. Smith has put many
bard days' work into the effort to secure
this opportunity of a homo on tho camp
ground for his people.
The public exercises commenced with a
service at tho stand on Monday evening.
Bro. II. A. Spencer directing the service
and making the prayer of Asa, as recorded
in 2d Chronicles 14: 2, the basis of hia dis
course. Several of the preachers followed
in earnest exhortation, and the tone of the
meeting was inspiriting to all. About a
hundred or more were in this first assem
bly of the people, and the number upon
the ground was increased by arrivals dur
ing the evening.
The services on Tuesday wore at the
stand at 10 a. m. Rev. M. U. Ryan of
Worcester being the preacher of the word.
His text was in Romans 5:3, 4 & 5. At
1 p. M. the moeting of the stewards of
Montpelier district was held in the Barre
bouse, and the estimate of the presiding
elder's salary was placed at $1,200 and a
donation. This advance on the salary of
the past four years was agreed upon by
the stewards after learning of the circum
stances under which Bra. Spencer came
upon the district, and of his unsolicited
removal from his former charge of Spring
field district, and was, we understand
nnanimously voted. It is the right thing
to do, we believe, aud the district will
cheerfully ratify the action of the stewards.
At 2 P. M. the sermon was by Rev. W. II.
H Clark, of the New England conforonoe,
who is now supplying at Enosburg, Vt ,
bis text being Jude 3. At 7 p. M. Rev. S.
A. French of Roxbury preached, using the
text in Matthew 7:13-14. The day was
one of constant arrivals, and closed with a
larger number of people upon the grounds
that at any previous time since the open
ing. On Wednesday at 10 a. m. Rev A. T.
Bullard preached from the toxt in John
3:36. Much interest was shown in the
meeting, and the venerable preacher was
listened to with attention. At 1 p. m. the
annual meeting of the oamp moeting as
sociation was held in the Montpelier tent .
The annual reports showed that improve
ments have been made at some expendi
turo, and the association were Informed of
a present prosperous condition. The fol
lowing were electod as the officers for the
ensuing year :
President H. A. Spencer or the presid
ing elder of Montpelier district ex ojjioio.
hocrelary Ira Heard.
Treasurer W. J. Kidder.
Managers II. A. Spencer, Montpelier;
J. R. George, Barre; Frank Plumley.
ortnueiu; j. it. isartiett, liarre; t'oter
Merrill. Northfield; John Willev. North-
field; Ezra Walker, Chelsea; W. J. Kid
Auditor U. F. Forrest, Randolph. ,
The Sunday meeting question was met
by a resolution to the effect that hereafter
tho camp meeting shall be hold between
tho Sabbaths until otherwise ordered by
trie association, ine resolution was not
debated and on being put to vote was
adopted, thus settling the decision that no
Sunday meeting will be hold next year.
Pending the session thero was the nsual
complimentary allusions to tho Christian
Messenger so common in Methodist
gatherings in Vermont, which we receive
with meekness and will endeavor here
after, as heretofore, to deserve by a candid
regard for the truth.
Tho anniversary of the camp meeting
auxiliary of the Woman's Foreign Mis
sionary Society was hold at 2 p. si.
On Wednesday p. m. the out door moot
ing was interrupted by rain, which contin
ued to fall during the evening and night
The services in the evenins wcreTiold
simultaneously in three society tents, the
(iroaeners neing Key. v. 11. f arnsworth of
Marshfield, text John 11:39; Rev. J. VV.
Guernsey of Underbill, text Matt. 13:45
and 46, and Rev. A. G. Austin of Corinth.
text iod nrn.
Social meetings of a very interesting
character were also hold in connection
with these services. This arrangement
was also made for meetings on Thursday
at 10 a. m.. Rev. W. H. Dean of Middle
sex preaching on Ecclesiastes 5:4 and 2.
R-v. C. P. Taplin on Mark 15:34. and
Rev. S. B. Currier on I Corinihiahs 7:31
During the forenoon the ptople arrived
in Inrge numbers and at 2. p h. the ser
vice was at the stand, Rev. J. O. Sherburn
ot Kochester being the preacher and his
toxt being John 4: 14.
On Thursday evening Rev. n. F. For.
rest of Randolph was the preachor of the
woro, Dis text Doing 1'salm 119: 155 verse.
Ou Friday at 10 A. M. Rev. J. A. Shor.
burne, pastor on West Topsham circuit
preached on the toxt In Matthew 11:29
Al 2 p. M. Rev. D. E. Miller of Mont
pelier was the preacher, his text belnn
Hebrews 12:2, and al 7 p. si. Rev. J. T.
Baxendale of Wellsford, New Brunswick,
preached from tho text in Mark 1:40 and
On Saturday the servico at tho stand
at 10 A. M. Was in charge of Rev. G. K.
Smith of Plainfield who prcachod from
tho text in u Corinthians 5: 20.
At 2 p. si. Rov. U. Webster of Chelsea
preached on the resurrection, his text
being found in I Thessalonians 4:7.
We wore not present on Sunday but
learn that the meetings were largely at
tended and of an interesting character to
all who would give hoed to their teach
ings. Tho usual love feast occurred at 8 a. si.
and was a very interesting occasion.
At 10 A. M. Rev.Petor Merrill of North
field preached at the stand, his text beinr
Rov. E. W. Culver of St. Johnsbury
was tho preacher at 2 p. M., discoursing
on Matthow 21:28, and Rev. 11. A. Spcn
cer of Montpelier gave the concluding dis
course at 7 l". M. on "tho prodigal son",
using the text in Luko 15: 1 1.
Tho above mere outline of tho rccnt
iogs will bo filled in by our readers who
are familar with such gatherings, with
an understanding of Iho social meetings
in the varlons socioly tents and housM,
which, as usual, were generally well at
tended and of an impressive character.
We think that the attendance during
tho week was not so largo as usual, which
fact is easily accounted for by tho harvest
season now In its prime, and by the gen
eral deferring of attendance until tho
Sabbath. On this day thero was, as usual
on Sunilay, a great and surging crowd ,
who, like tho ancient historic porsonno
"came, and saw and conquered." "
The decision to bavo no Sunday mooting
noxt year is vory satisfactory to the friends
of tho meeting who dosiro for it the bost
spiritual rosults and tho least harmful
tendencies. As might bo expected, thero
woro some manifestations of dissatisfac
tion nt thu course of events, but as we
anticipated in our criticisms of the board
of manager when they mado the ap
pointment of the Sunilay meeting, the
association vindicated oar prophecy and
removed all opportunity for a further
misunderstanding cf it preferences In
Scaator Hill's Aatoblograpby.
The follewins brief but interesting auto
biography of the late Senator Hill was
written and given bv him to his friend,
the late Dr. W. II. While, in 1879, and
it was found among bis papers :
"1 was born in Jasper county, Urorgia,
September 14th, 1823. I was the seventh
of nine children, and the filth of six
brothers. My father was a small farmer.
owning a few slaves only. All his sons,
therefore, did all farm work, and all his
daughters did all household work- My
mother cut and made the clothos we wore,
and most of tbem were spun and wove on
tho plantation. I worked on the farm
from the time I was eight years old, and
black and white came and went alike in
all work. My father was a man of
common education, but was extensively
read and of great influence in hia neigh
borhood. When I was ten years old (in
1830) my father moved to the county of
Troup, a new connty, and his lands were
well in the woods, and I helped clear
them, I walked the entire distance from
the old lo the new home, over 100 ruilep,
helping to drive the cattle.
My father would always have a school
house, a church, and a temperance society
near his house. He wag always trustee
of the school, class leader and Stewart in
the church, and president of the temper
ance society. Some of my earliest and
sweetest recollections are connected with
these institutions and ray father's zeal in
thenit The black people always attended
church with the whites: and all of ns,
black and white, were encouraged to be
come members at very early ages. The
rule for the children was to work on the
farm until the crop was made and then
go to school nntil it was gathered. After
the crop was gathered, go to school again
until planting time for another crop.
This was my life nntil I was sixteen
years old. I was then continuod at school
at the time with a view to a collegiate
education. My father was not able to
send all his ohildren to collego; only one
besides myself desired a college course,
and I alone graduated. After I was pro
nounced prepared to enter college my
father decided be was not able to send
me. A family consultation was held.
My mother insisted on my going. She
bad always bad what she called her
"patch" which was near tho house, and
was cultivated by ber bouse bands when
not needed at housework, This patch
bad always been my mother's pin money,
amounting from $50 to $100. My mother
said she would contribute this to my
college expenses, and would mnko my
clothos at home besides.
An aunt of my mother's who lived in a
small houso in my father.s yard, and had
some means (small) and no children,
aareed to contribute as much more : my
father agreed to add the balance, and I
promised that all my college expenses
should not exceed $300 per annum. I prom
ised my mother that I would take the
first houor in my class, I redeemed this
promise. The proudest daj of all my life
was when I wrote to my parents that I
had taken the brst honor in my class and
all the honors of the literary society of
which 1 was a member.
The cook, Maria, came by my mother,
and was near ber age. She also raised
nine children just Ihe number my moth
er raised. One of the cook's children
was assigned to one of my mother's
children. From our childhood we played
together, worked together, and would
tight for each other against all the world.
Stronger ties than these were never
formed. It was an alliance offensive and
defonsive. I married in li45. My wife
had seven slaves large and small, li ft her
by her father, who diod when she was an
infant. Thus we began life with eight
slaves. When my father and mother
died tho slaves selected their owner
among the children, and I had to take
two more, who would go with no other
child, and paid for them.
My wife had one other brother left an
orphan with her. He married several
years after we did, and determined not to
keep his slaves. They were not willing
to go out of tho family and I bought thom.
I now had fourteen slaves. 1 was a pro
fessional man living in town and did not
need thom. I was not willing to hire
them out. Tho result was I bought some
land near the town and moved on it with
tho slaves and told tbem to support them
selves under my protection. The slaves
increased and married wives and husbands,
and raised children, and to keep them
together I bought them all. I also bought
several others who had to be sold, and
who selected me ns their owner. In a lew
years my small place was insufficient for
tbem, and rather than part with them
I bought a larger plantation in the county
and placed them on it, and removed with
my family back to town. I was thus
a slaveholder from 1845 to 1S65' just twen
ty years. My slaves increased from eight
to sixlyiseven. and during all that time
thero wcro but two deaths among thom,
and all of tbem will testify that 1 cared
better for them than they have been able
to care for themselves since freedom
The Estey organ company have provid
ed a powerful and a vory excellent instru
ment which is to be played by Al rs. O. D.
Clapp, and the singing will bo assisted by
a cornet played by Mr. Chapman of Bethel.
A good authority says that tho M. E.
church, on an average, organizes ten now
Snnday schools, dedicates fourteen new
churches and adds two new parsonages
each week during the year
Rov. O. D. Clapp is now at Northfield
and at present upon the camp ground.
His condition is decidedly improved, and
he is now confident that tho good Lord is
restoring him to ongago in further active
sorvice in the ministry. We are glad to
record, as our readers will all he glad to
read, that both in physical ami spiritual
condition this dear brother is prospering
as he has not before for a long lime.
Thoso colored peopla who within the
past three years have gone out into Kan
sas and attempted to build up homes for
themselves there, are finding Jordan a
more than proverbially hard road to travel.
Thero are, it is estimated, fifty thousand of
them, and at loast ten thousand are in
various stages of destitution, many of tbem
actually starving. In one country more
than two hundred families are living in
"dug-outf," and living on nn innutritious
diet ol 'corn broad, water and greens."
Tho country poor houses are not avail
able for thoso people. Tho Freedmon's
Relief Association appeals for aid. It is
nnnounced that $100,000 is needed to place
these frcedmon in acondition.ofsolfsupport.
Much suffering is anticipated during the
coming wintor, and it is hoped the great
American people will promptly draw its
wallet to avert it.
Senator Edmunds on Politics. In
rosponse to a letter of inquiry recently
written to Senator Edmunds, by a young
lawyer, asking for information as to what
wore the best political works from which
to gain a thorough knowledge of both
parties, tho senator says: "Tho debates
and journals of tho two houses of congress
will show yu better than anything else,
the state of partios in this country and
what are tho real points of difference,
i'rom 1854 down lo the present time they
show what has been done, and what has
been resisted. One who reads all this
and it is a groat labor to do it, will not
fail I think to seo where his path lies.
But no ono in this present world of ours
must expect anything like porfoction in
any government, or in any party. We
can only wisely try to gat the best attain
able tilings done, and roust expect that
the best party will fall shu t of what tt
ought to bo."
Ludlow Baptists have extended a unani
mous call lo Rev. A. B. Cbilds of Paw
tucket, II. I.
Rev. W. D. Smith of Clarendon has
accepted a call from south Royalton Con-
President Elliot announces that Howard
college has received, during the past year.
gifts amounting to nearly $100,000.
Mrs. Sarah B. Jacobs of Boston has given
5,000 for the endowment of five scholar
ships in the university of Vermont.
Rev. F. S. Rice of South Berwick. Me.
has accepted a call extended to him by the
First Universalis! church of Springfield.
David Turner, A. M., for many years
principal of the Thctford academy and
librarian of the Latham library, died re
cently. Wm. P. Hill, known throughout central
and northern Vermont as "Squibbs," has
accepted a position on the New Hampshire
Rev. W. W. Foster of Lowell, Mass.,
preached two able sermons recently at the
M. E. church, Pittsford. This was Mr.
Fustet ' first pastorate, be being there from
1873 to 1876.
Rev. C. P. Watson will closo his pas
torate of the Congregational churches of
Sheldon and Franklin Sept. 10. He has
remained there six years and now pur
poses to settlo in Minnesota.
Rev. C. M. Ward, a reoent graduate of
Garrett Biblical institute, Evanstown, 111.,
and formerly of the Vermont M. E. confer
ence, has been visiting relatives in Hard
wick. With flattering prospects Mr. Ward
settles in one of the western states.
W. Stanley Jevous, M.A., author of the
logio in the course of study for Methodist
ministers, was drowned on Monday. morn
ing of last week, while bathing at Bethill,
England. Professor Jevous was a noted
scholar arid teacher.
Carl Zurrahn, conductor; Mrs. Martha
Dana Shepherd, pianist; Mrs. Anna Louise
Gage, sophrano; H. G. Snow, tenor; H.
D. Cornell, basso all of Boston, and a
large number of other eminent musical
peopfe from other soctions, including J.
H. Humphrey, a noted tenorofNew York,
are among the celebrities lo be present at
the Bellows Falls musical convention,
September 1115. This is the fifth festival
of tho Connecticut valley musical associa
tion. Some inaccuracies occurred in the para
graph in tho papers last week, relativo to
Rev. Peter Merrill, and taken from the
Concord (N. H.) Monitor. Bro. Merrill
was not aware when ho met a former
acquaintance on his journey that he was
being interviewed for a newspaper item,
and tho inaccuracies are the fault of the
reporter. They aro not of material im
portanoe, however, and we mention tho
mailer only to say that this is the case and
that thoso who observe them havo no
occasion to suppose that tho subject of the
sketch misstated any facts for the sako of
Iho lexas Chritiim Adcoente says it
so well, aud it fits so many outsido of that
stato, that we copy the followinz: "A
member of the church declined to take
his church paper. Ho was afterward in
quiring when tho life ' of Jesse James
would be published. Ho was anxious to
procure a oopy. The older children sol-
dom go to church and take no interest D
the Sunday school. The stewards do not
rely very strongly on his aid, and the pas
tor looks in other directions when he needs
assistance in protracted meetings. A
man who will place the sensational life of
a desperado in reach of his children and
withold religious literature may prepare
himself for very serious consequences."
Gen. Booth of the Sebastian army was
converted when 15 years of age and was
for many years aJMethodist minister. A
writer in tho New York Independent says
that the years spent as a Methodist minis
ter gave him the training which fitted him
for bis present work, and that, with the
exception of his Qunkerislic views of the
sacraments, his creed is largely Method -
istlc. Mr. Booth is absoluto in his gov
ernment of the army, holds in bis hands
all the property, tho income of which is
estimated at noarly $300,000 a year, con
trols with alwolute authority 15,393 evan
gelists and 645 paid officers, and bas
charge of all publications, the official
Gazette having a subscription list of
$250,000. The Sebastian army makes a
speciality of working among tho lower
classes. Gon. Booth.saying of his mission,
"I havo been sent into tho world to do the
Lord's gutter work." In this work he
has boon eminontly successful, though
some of bis methods soem to most folks
Dr. J. M. Buckley, of tho N. Y. CArts
lain Advoaile, is becoming somewhat pess
imistic In his views ns is evidenced by
some of his recent utterances. In the
Advocate issno of August 3d, he reviews
Dr. Storr's oration at Woodstock, Conn.,
on "The Moral Life of the Nation." In
this review he admits tho full force of all
tuo uangers mcu ur. s. says menace
our nation but fails to see the power of the
counteracting forces which were presented
as being able to onset or overcome these
dangers. He says," We do not see that
attachment to home, in tho sense whioh
can sustain moral life, is increasing; the
press executes a divided influence; tho re
gard for the established anthority of law
seem to us to bo diminishing every year."
When the Egyptian trouble began Dr.
Buckley prophesied very serious conse
quences and in tho Issuo of August 10th
he says that events now justify the proph
ecy, and that thero is far more of darkness
than of light in tho present situation." In
tho issue of August 17th, in an editorial
loader, ho says that "Congregationalism
is being honey combed with heresy" and
that the line drawn by the Congregation-
alisl betwoen evangelical Christianity and
Unitarianlsm and Univcrsalism is a line
drawn through, and not around, Congre
gationalism." In tho same issue, in a
review of ono of Dr. I.ulhor M. Loc's
works, ho says of his, "Lee on Universal
Ism, compared with tho miserable twaddle
that some of the theologioal goslings of
the present day aro uttering, it is as the
granite rocks compared with bubbles."
In the same article he says Dr. Lee camo
o Boston to "satinizo effectually the ab
surd transcendentalism of A. Bronson Al
colt, who still lives to utter the same
sentiments with tho garrulity of incipient
dotage, which he flung into tho faces of
reformers forty years ago."
UOW TO SKCUHE HEALTH.
It la traiifre any on will auller from ilcranfto
aent brought by Impure blood, wheo
or BLOOD AND U VER SYRUP will realora healtb
to tbe phyaieal organlaallon. It n a airenfihening
rrup. pleasant lo lak, oi tbe BE-iT BLOOU
PURIFIER ever diacovered, ennng Scrofula,
Syphilitic disorder!. Weakness of the Kidneya,
Erysipelas, Malaria, Nervous disorders. Debility.
Bilious complaint and diseases of tho Illood,
Lirer, Kidneys, Skin, etc.
IUkeb's Paix PaNACEa cures pain in Man and
Wokm Stkup (instantly destroys
A Cincinnati man of 0 years wrote to
a young woman of 23: "I put a secn-t
kiss under the postage stamp for my dir
ling." Somo men never grow old. Thi
octogenarian, for instance, acts like sixty.
THAT POOR BEDRIDDEN,
Invalid wife, sister, mother, or daughter, can be
made tbe picture of lioal in by a few bottles of Hop
Bitters. Will you let tbem suffjr when s easily
AN enthusiastic; endorsement.
UOBIMM, N. H., July 14, 197S.
Gents Whoever you are, 1 don't know; but 1
thank tbe Lord and fee! grateful to you to know
that in Ibis world of adulterated medicines tberj is
one compound that proves and does all it advertises
to do, and more. Four ycirs ago I bad a slight
shock of palsy, which unnerved me to such an ex
tent that the least excitement would make me shake
like the airue. Last May I was induced to try Hop
BitterB. I used one bottle, but did not see any
change; anolherdld so change my nerves that tbey
are now aB steady as they ever were. It used to
take both hands to write, but now my good right
band writes Ibis. Now, if you continue to manu
facture as honest and good an article as you do,
yoa will accumulate an honest fortune, and confer
the greatest blessing on your fellos;-:nen that was
ever conferred on mankind. Tim Bcacu.
Tbe Society Home built last season by
the West Topsham people has been sold
to the Bochesl ir society, who will occupy
it at once.
Wistar's Balsam or Wild Cherry cures
Coughs, Colds, Bronchitis, Whooping Cough, Croup
Influenza, Consumption, and all diseases of tbe
Throat, Lungs and Chest. 50 cents and $1 a bottle.
The services of Martin Gilmore, the
sculptor, have been engaged to make a
$10,000 bronze statue of Daniel Webster
for Concord, N. II.
Dyspepsia, flatulency, distress aiicr cat!ng,
cramps and pains, diarrheal, dysentery, iio appe
tite or strength, debility and loss of sleep, demand
an Immediate use of Sanford's Ginger.
The artesian well being put down by U, W.
Putnam of Bennington, with the intention ol
furniBhing water to the village, bas been drilled to
tbe depth of 13) feet. There a bed of red ochre has
been struck, which has seriously hindered further
GOOD WOltDS FROM DRUGGISTS.
"Malt Bitters are the best 'Bitters'"
"They promote sleep and allay nervousness."
"Best Liver and Kidney medicine we sell."
4They knock the 'Chills' every time."
"Consumptive people gain flesh on them."
"Malt Bitters have no rivals in this town."
"Best thing for nursing mothers we have."
"We like to recommend Malt Bitters, frail in I
The South Bnrlington democrats have nominated
J. J. Enrlgbt for representative.
Gen. W. W. Grout was 'n town last Monday. He
bas lots of friends In town who will soe that a com
plimentary vote is given bim. North TroyjCor.
Work on tho new Catholic hospital in Burlington
IB progressing rapidly.
"MOTHER HAS RECOVERED"
wrote an Illinois girl to her Eastern relatives. "She
took bitters for a lour time but without any good.
So when she heard of the virtues of Kidney-Wort
she got a box and it has completely cured her, so
that she can do as much work now as Bhe could
before we moved West. &ince she has got well
everyone about here is taking it." Sec adv.
At WUHston, Monday, prices for butter were
about two cents higher than last wcok, the best
bringing -25 cents. Eggs sold at 21 cents.
Wheat Bitters will strengthen you and assist
nature in removing every syniptomof disease. Trv
them at once. Sold by all druggists. 3iwl
We are looking forward with great ex
pectations to tho state Sunday school con
vention to be held bore on the 13th and
14th of September, when Dr. J. H. Vincont
will lecture and aid in the exercises.
Sitting Bull is 45 years old, but proudly
announces that he will not claim exemp
tion from tho draft on that account, bui
will enlist and go to tbe front with the
boys, every time. Ah, dear, that's just
what we were afraid he would say. An
Indian, now, is so difiorcnt from a white
man. Burlington Ilaiekeye.
St. Alhans Butter Market, Aug. 29.
Attendance good, recoipts largo, market
active, prices firm and higher. We quote
butter fair to good 20 to 23 cents per pound ;
choice 25 cents per pound; selections 26
conts per pound, with some fancy lot3 at
a higher prico. Shipment 1100 packages.
Eggs 22 cents per dozen.
At Richmond, Monday, the market was
firm for butter, with a slight alvance.
Sales at 20 to 22 for fair; 23 to 21 for
cholco ; 25 for fine. Cheese, farm make,
sold at 9 to 10 conts; factory 10 toll:
eggs 22 cents; potatoes at cars 50.
Reported and iet?,jrj,id prmtt for the r,r
BOSTON CATTLE MARKET
AT CAMBBIDOE AS D BRIGHTON.
For the week tnlino Tueniay Auq. IS, lf-l
Cattle, Sh?ep. Hut. Caloes
At market this week il.-'lH U.i3 649
Utit wBt'lt l-as n.irtl t j,;ii 6 n
" " oua year ao..... 5,2TrJ I2,u54 U.973 3J0
PRICKS. -Extra fat ami heavy prfn1um oxen, (19 ?M
lO.iwirlrst quality. ti.tu: neoinl iuality. $".?(-.);
thtra quality, Art.T5 47.i)i) per Iihj lbs. on tout wewbt of
hule. tallow aud drflsntid beet. A few rhotre Blu.de
pairs, fiv jiiu.w. DuiiH.eic., Bt.auro.ai, vorimr oteii
liKXi7ri W pair, or arRorilin tn ttipir value bh hef
stwrn. $75.4130 Milrh cows, iMmdl5.iW; extra trxid.
-Kt.ittM.iju. wiin or wit in mil caiven, an may dp aureetl"
farrow and ordinary, iSlSmvAM-'W Htorns. yearlin.TR,
f iii.iii3.'nj;iw(-yer-iij.,!5ir).ijwn is'irinree-year-oui:
-27.H't5.oa Sheep. J'WV: lttr' V tn -or 154
tf.oow tieaa AJaruin,.'mi.o;reiaLi. ""uk-: Wir r at hi
c W 1r: uortheru druaaod uWH,UiV4ttc V Ih.Veal
ralvea, a7n. Brlirhton hides, Sdlfikomintry lotn
4V4iio. Ualfakiua. ISaia V lb. Tallow. 77V.c V &v
couutry, 35. P,Mta wltU wool od, 25e-yj$i.35 eacH;
REMARKS. -The dw-Une on rattle notirM last week
was Dot retrained. Tbe supply was a trifle lancer, In
innsequenee of a larirfr oiport btisioesB, which shown
fair returns. Tho trade in rattle was moderate. The
stork was iverhaps worked off a little quicker than list
week, but still there was not muoh life. W. W. Hall
sold two steers, avoratre 900 lbs. at 4.H5 cwt. mi .n
heifer, of H00 lbs weight, at Lowell ft Roundy sold
UWV UU11 tire, itie -n im-v b .'it, HUH I WO OXHII
areratfe lO0 tt8, at V m, live. There wis uoim
1 Drovemem lu sheen ami latnns. Larue sunn iaa homw
ftboutrht in the country must be forwarded to market.
H wnii hi pwiii. winn mi r'ari in price., mi
weekly for smaller receipts from the west, whirh will
help the ilemaml for mirthrn tlot-ks. A lot of eastern
iiitxtp ino miuoiiiwouuimmi mm iweniy-one tie ad)
averutre 63 Trs, were sold at oty'; II. WUlcy snij two
uiintirtxi i ii a inriy iimn, uu'vtiy isiuok, average 65 TTs
atiVi)fTn. mere were three ami one half tuna uf
I'UUIU J ! Uldl AUl, UU lb Dt'lU Hlflip tWl, UVl
UNITED STATES BONDS.
B.isros, An 1.
(livrtimnt B n U in' rr.-t an t firm with ', sd
vauei'ou aul F.nir.. tl jius- w follows:
BOSTON M.VRKEr, An? 21.
Furnished b Dirlln ft Homr of the n-nlon Pro
duce Ex'-uanire. OoiihuimIod Mxrcuaut.
No. 41 Commercial .treot. Button. '
f Wdhippers should lar in mind that the quotation
helow represent receivers' rrices for round lots an.i
are made up from actuil transactions. Kitreroe nil.,
tatlnn.i-.il only l realized tor produce that cornel m
to the Mlaudard of choice in every respect The on.1
Itr. condition and manner of prnpanmr Produce r for
market are verv closely observed by buyers, and hav.
an important uoariuic upon prices. "...
There has been a fair demand for fine trades ,j
these prices rule firm, with a .lurnt upwiVd i'id?,Vr
but medium grades, which constitute the bulk ol urn
stock, are not much souirbt after, and prices cSnimoS
more or les. in f.vor of buyers. It .hould he?2,,..
hered that the .(notations we live .re thj Si
prices for the bulk at the receipts There . .ffi', ?I
few fanoy creameries, with hlirh riinSti ih.V.
held. ndseU for more tu our topTSuufii?' wj
Creamery. Phoicft,? ff
. Do. (atrtotrood "
rraiiklln county, Vt... tine, V lb "
New York ami vnrmiiiu iit.""
f " a r to icfinH
if (A J4
il A 2J
Xu fair tu nMud f?
U.. fsirtoirood ;
Latile patted, -hoic Ji
There haa ben flrronr tondem-y. T.w
Inue alow at irnafuiar yricva. w lui.jtt ; p
Nw York, choice, V tl
Northern, fair to wood
r , fair uo.i.
Thre ts an astr tn 1"kv. V
receipt, aud Ua6 mark:! ci'yt w -i
a. We q j j;
r.a"lPrn. w riu
New York and Vermont
P K. Island
A I A..rk - I
Pt., N .rrtirrj. II P ? b'inii
v i nvw i ra ii r
!! do. '-1)111. UitTiXrd
11' iiuoa, rholne hand ph ked
i ii'ji'f) K.ruwi
lJo. culuiliou tu iTIMul
V-.-iiuw Eyes, improved ".'.."
!, cLwu e nats
Red liidueya " '"
Choice Canada continue scarce. We 'note:
Oanada, rboloe. V hush i v
bo. onitntm ' u
Green Pum, Northern , , j j,
9 i -
' 1 4",
There lias been a modrat supply.
from il'.b 4 SI bbl. Wuiu.u,:
Lon Island, s? bbl
II t 4 "...
4 Ti ,,,
The mirkt U fim. Wflquti:
Southern qmrtered. V lb.... ..... .
New Ifork. .juarterbd
Do. Rili-n,t ...
4 v i.,
f i fi :
16 . kr
a H .
East aod North, quartered
Do do, sliced
GREEN APPLES AND PEACH KH.
The market for apples continue nti.rilt
Apples, choice. bbl
3 X 4 .1 y
, 1 111
10 uu 4 li
wo. common tojfooa..
Waterineluus, t 1U0
Vative Tnmfrw M hn
Lettuce, V doa
New beets. Ifl doz
Cabbaife, V M) ,
ntrinir Beans, w du
Onions, V bjl
...I'J Oj a 13 i.
I i I 2
Blackberries, V quart...,
Blueberries, 1 qiirt ,
uj, & umuei.....
I it j j j
HAY AND 8TRAW.
Choice hay Is In trooi demand. We imte-
Eastern. and Northern, choice, coarse.... i tn (1.
o , irooa.. i- ,
Do do. one 15 i i: i
Tin do. tMitiF ii ,i. t.
Western Timothy ., 4
Rye Straw, choice ....16 00 ' ".
Do, common tOKood .....14 ou a
Oat Straw ' '
The Ditrkat ii quiat. with no movameut of irm, -,.
a nee. We quote:
Clover, western , ft
Do Newark i
Timothy, H bush j , a
ttea lOp.WO-itf.... d 7u i j .:
Do. do. uneven w.l.t z .
Canary i Tu a is
Wastern and Canada, V bnah ...gi ji 3 1 a
There is nothinir of consequence dointr, owm v-, tho
arrlty of stork, but th-tcne of the market i irv
uiiunuu Lunuiiiiwii mvoraoie tor ni.ru prWs iiit
season. Ihe nrst bale of new hops arrived, litre a
Saturday. We quote nom mally : '
Oood to prime, Pffll, Eastern S H 4i u
POULTRY AND QAME.
Chlrkns ara in more liheral sunnlF an.1 i. r.
keys are scarce and nominal. We quote:
Western -Turkeys, choice.
cyuiuiuu wj iair ju 4
common toiro..V.,V.V.V.V.V.'.V.. V i
Chickens, choice H j ',
IveFowl u4 u
There eontinnes tn he mrvlflMi.to dofn.i .. i,r
common to tro:
fc: ::r. II
and prices steady. Mutton aud veal are Hdiiiiw at uu
changed prices. We quoto:
Beef, hind qnartera, choice. V H 14 a Pi
Do, romraon i it
Do, fore quarters, choice 1 i u
Do, common to good -n a S
ifuttoo, extra u
Do, common to tfood " j A 4
Spring Lamb, choice "..'.'"l! i U
Do, common to njood 7 & 1
Yeal, choice ;. 14i n
Do, fair to (food A h
Do, common. ' 1 j
Do, Worcester county, choice.. .188.8.131.52.".. "" 1 ) 4 VI
Do. do. do, com 7.7'.' 1
HIDES AND PELTS.
Hid", nritfliton, lb n .,a
!i'les, country 5 d
'fides, Southern, wet salted .' ' A
ilnle-t. vVfsteni, do -u 4
Dury skins. iiece , ""ii S -
Dwr t'ktiii, ea.'h j,
tUif skliid.'iS IT) pu
stitiarinwd y"-in ,a 4U
Jaese. prima Western, R
Do. Sdrrhurn ......
..25 a iv
.. : a i
.,2ii A u
T u -Hey, wiaif
i j, tan.,.,
The mirkst is ouiet. We ouote:
p.virls. y tb
Erwa prime. V bbl
Western extra clear...
1 a V)
ii : i;:, it)
25 w 4 & -io
, Jfj iw i :i ji
Western mess, ubl
Extra plate aud tam"ly7.. .".".'",.
1 ou 4
Western, smoked, V
Fancy. In baa....
Western, kettle rendered, V
Live, V lb
Western , dressed..
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FLOUR AND MEAL TRADE.
Prlres of fi iXiT rontinne to rule quit low and for ne w
winter wheats there la a steady dmnand. The reveir"
are not to any extent, and we do not look for very l&rv
supplies for the preaent, ae the mills in at Loiim and
IHluota, now turn to out these brands to their tut
rapacity. Had a market for a lartre portion of their pr
alnction in shipments south and supplying- local waotxl
The is a st3i ly dJTX.u I f )r O ra M).! i'
S.u $ bbl.
The 9'eo R.-.i p o-ir hive hi craVi'l ti-m.;
lots at 4.)4l&0 $ bbl.. as to quality.
Th market I te It for nit m. 'a', wit't a U J i ; -j"
is bbl. for common and fauoy western.
Western superfine S'l 5i a j
CommoD extras 4 Su a 5 v
WWonstn .....4 75 a 6 ji
IvfT&nesota baker. - 0 i ; uJ
Ulonesote aud Wisconsin patents 7 4" :i
FLOtTB WHTTER WHEATS.
Patents, e holee ' ' 35
Patents, common to trood -5 ii
Ohio iSn ii V
MU'hikfan i V ' 1
ludiaua 5 S f
Illinoiw ! 4" i
ML Louis.... .... ). V
Corn Meal, bbl ; 'i ;
Rye Flour 4 4
Oat Mal, common to ooi west. T :s '
Oat Meal, fau.-v bruda.... ..." 7i
Buokwneut.V loo 3s i
The market is q iiet for corn Tbe reaipt: havetrwii
small. stook ire very mu'h reiui'-t, but the d.-msa-i
is litiiltetl. We ijuote salert tf mm1! at uu'iuii
in all Ta.: and no rrade at 7 u, bu. Tnrriv
from Chicago HI u aakel for hix h mixed.
The supply of oats is rery small and -exT'ectM v
rivals for a week or two are lUrht. w are tfiu:iiuif
to rome forward, but are not expected to uy pit'-o.
f-r some weeks. Prices are utnnttled and fortCe m
part nominal, raniriiikr from 7i)ut.k" for all irra.le, ex
cept No 1 ud and extra white, ot which th nurkHis
b;ir. and in aom instances mU sales have bsv- to
made ad hiU as k for choice No I white.
T.i" m irk t h liet an 1 (h 1 s 1! m h ivi b "'i l
H" V bu.
Th" market tor h-rt t tMdv h:it nu'et at I
ton. Fine feet aud mlddlm ramre from f-
ton, as to iiiuuty. t'oitou seed m a sells atf- i
T'lTe in nntuln r i ii'i llirlov au 1 pri f"
nut" 11 mi nut. iliit is iu fair deui.n1 aud (ri' are
THE WOOL TRADE.
Tlie wool market remains uuchaeired. The ileman i
i? iti-aily from manufacturer, who continue t. vu
ie deturahle loU to a fair exteut, but are iu.iiiit'rB'
n'l.nit fiupplviiiK their wants rr anv b'litb el tnu'
bead, an tuny re couhdeiu there will be wii eLiuo
to moet all demand. New wool continues tn arr;
inue freely, stocks are accmmi latin it aud there
.ti-apoeition n the part of dealers to meet tbe ilen.u"
it the curreut rates, although there is rery little rnpj
ol in tbe interior, hut very generally held stve i
ne.ana manufacturers mm me cm r"
lirvfiejust what they wttut, on more reascuamr
in the ieadintf markets on tbe seaboard. Hence ui"
is very little demand for wool in interior marietc au '
will not be until price become more ei'iab11
Ohio and PennsylTanta
Extra aud XX
Fine aud X
Comb Inn and delaine
Medium aud No I comblntr..
Low and coarse
Medium and unwashed
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