VIEKMOiSrT DA-ILY TBAN'SOETPT. MAI
Vermont Daily Transcript,
FltlDAV, MAY 22, 1808.
CtjAHK vh. Ruhton. The Jury in the
cito of Clark vh. Uurton rendered their
verdict at !! o'clock to-day, the verdict
being in fuver of the defendant, for the
mini of $I0,:!!)1 ,()().
Tlieainount to recover which the emit
was lirouyht, wnn$o.",,000, with interest
fiom about !"!), there being nine Items
in the claim. The defendant claimed
that the plalntlU'owed him the amount
of $70,000, with intercut from 1S3!), the
name being composed of live items.
The nlaintill'wlll carry the cane to the
Supreme Court on exceptions, mostly
we believe, concerning the admissibility
of testimony. Till ru.se, as we have
.stated, is the greatest ever tried in this
county, and has consumed the time of
the court since the 14th of April live
weeks and a half.
Mu. L. M. Downing will have, to
morrow morning, a fresh arrival of as
paragus, Rein'iudu. onions, cucumbers,
lobsters, &c, &e.
Tom Tiiumjj and his family will give
entertainments at Academy Hall, St
Albans, Thursday June 1 at o'clock
and S o'clock p. m.
A daughter of Joseph Lilby,of Enos
hurgh, aged live years, broke her collar
bone w bile playing at school on the lSth
Plhsons who propose to take the bene
fit of the bankrupt act should bear in
mind that unless their petilionsare Hied
before the Hrstof next mouth a discharge
cannot be obtained without the payment
of Hfty cents of their indebtedness. The
whole number of petitions, according to
the Time Hied in the District of Ver
mont is one hundred and thirty.
Educational. U is currently re
ported, bays the Times, that Mr. Bal
lard, principal of the Troy Conference
Seminary, at J'oultney, has resigned,
his resignation to take eH'cet at the end
of the quarter, and that Mr. Newman
lias disposed of his ten years' lease and
interest in the institution, and that his
connection with it will cease at the ter
mination of the ilrst ; cademie year.
Pi-MtsoNAi.. The SpringlloldirVifW
t of Wednesday, notes that Counsel
or William II. Evarts, who defended
the President, and Senator Morrill of
Vermont, who voted to convict him,
were guests of the Massasoit House,
Tuesday night. The Senator is on his
way home to spend a few days.
The cable despatches announces that
Holding, Keith & Co., the well-known
Loudon Rankers), have failed. Mr. Pel-
ding, the senior member of the linn, is
a native of Johnson, Lamoille county,
in this State. Times.
Tin: Christian llcpositorji, one of
wlio?c editors, Rev. J. O. Skinner, we
had the pleasure of meeting in St. Al
bans, a few days ago, thus speaks of the
It Is kept ly our friend, Mr. lliram
Pierce. We have always found it
an atrreeable nlaee for a temnorarv
home, by reason of good food, well cook
ed anil politely served up by Kind atten
five waiters, clean roomsand good beds,
and an accommodating Host. Please
call at the corner of Main and Lake
Streets, only a few rods from the Depot
carriage marked American House.
Tin: Montpelier Argus is authorized to
announce that the Passumpsic, Vermont
Central and Sullivan, and Rutland and
Burlington and Vermont Valley rail
roads, will carry all persons attending
the Diocesan Convention to be held at
Montpelier week after next, upon which
occasion the new Church there and
the Bishop elect of the Diocese are to bo
consecrated, and where there will be
the greatest gathering of Bishops and
Clergy ever witnessed in Vermont, for
fare one way.
RrciiFom) and Vicinity. Mr. H.
D. Farrar has sold his West Berkshire
Hotel to Mr. "Win. II. Morey, of Fair
Held, for $1,500. Mr. Bradford Sher
wood is the now landlord. Mr. Sher
wood is to have an opening ball June
Mr. Nathaniel Scare, aged 77 years,
died on Sunday, the 17th hist. Mr.
Sears was a prominent citizen, having
represented the town in the Stato Legis
lature, and has held many olllccs of
trust in the town.
ijThe Select School in this place, kept
this spring by C. G. Austin of Fairfax,
closed on Friday last. Mr. Austin's
school was a success, lie having given
general satisfaction, so much so, that
he lias been prevailed upon by our citi
zens to return about the 10th of Septem
her and teaoh another term.
Dr. C. C. Smith, who was lately burned
out at East Berkshire, has formed a co
partnership with Dr. J. II. Hamilton
of this place. Ollleo in Union Block.
W Willi NUWI Ail W4WI JJIUVIH
, 11.... i I,
Wo have had a very severe and cold
rain storm for tlio last two or days. Tho
Missisiiuoi River has risen to nearly
high water mark. Considerable dam
age has been done to flumes, &c. P.
OiUTUAitY. Tlie Monlpeltcr Journal
announces the death of Mrs. Laura E.
Lord, widow of the into Rev. J.K. Lord,
of Cincinnati, and daughter of Dr. A.
Smith, now of Montpelier, formerly of
Ilardwlek, which event took place at
Montpelier on the 21bI. Though Mrs.
Lord has been ill for a few days, she ap-i
penrcd to be recovering and deatli was
unexpected until a very brief period be
fore the event. Her age was forty-live
Mr. James AV. Paige for mauyyeaisj
the head of one of the largest wholesale
houses in Boston, died on Wednesday. J
He was born in llopkinton, X. II., July
1, 171)2, and was therefore seventy-six
years of age. lie went to Boston when ,
quite young, and early identified him
self with tile cotton manufaetureis of 1
New England, becoming the selling
agent for some of the largest corporations,
lie retired from active business a few
years ago with a large fortune.
Hon. Lemuel Stetson, of IMattsburg,
N. Y., formerly a Democratic politician
of northern New York, and a member
of Congress from 18-13 to 1845, died on
the 17th lust.
Almost ax Espaph. "Old Merritt
Learned," as he Is called, who Is in jail ;
on a charge of burglary, was found by
Sheriff' Sotile Wednesday with his
shackles sawed oil', and his liandcuH's
unfastened and oil' his hands. The
shackles were removed by a saw made
of a knife, and the handcuff's by th,H
dexterous use of wire taken from ti
broom. He informed Mr. Soule that he
should have sawed oil' the bars to the
window of his cell, and escaped before
morning had he not been discovered.
The knife used by him is the one
dropped behind the plastering of the
cell by theprisonerswhoescaped recent
ly, Learned being one of thu number.
i'ernnnil Daily Transcript.
what tiii: papers say ok vs.
From tin- X. .1". Sun.
new Republican ncwspapcr,tho)i-
ly Transcript, has appeared at St. Al
bans, Vt., under tnc editorial cliarge or
Messrs. 'Wilbur P. Davis and Alniont
Barnes, both editors of experience.
From thv llutlnud Ifrnild.
The Vermont Daily IVanscrint is the
title of an evening paper which made
it appearance for the first time at. St.
Albans, on Wednesday evening. It is
published by Wilbur l Davis, JSsq.,
who has editorially associated with him
Mr. Alniont Barnes, late editor and
partner in the St. Albans Messenger,
nresents a neat and tastv annearance. is
well stored with choice editorial, news
and miscellaneous matter, sound in
politics and will undoubtedly make its
mark as a leading journal of Northern
From Ihv Montiivlkr Argus.
The Vermont Daily Transcript has
made its appearance, and St. Albans
now has a daily paper of which it will
nave just cause to be proud. Willi
Wilbur P. Davis as editor and proprie
tor, and Cant. Alniont Barnes associate
editor, the Daily Transcript cannot lall
to be as newsy and interesting in its
reading matter as it is handsome typo
graphically. Its only unpraisable lea
ture is its politics.
Frum the Montjuiur Jhiiti ,onnm.
We are in receipt of the promised
Vermont Daily 1'ranscript, publishedat
St. Albans, by Wilbur i Davis, lsq.,
assisted editorially by Mr. A. Barnes,
late of ths St. Albans Messenger. It is a
very creditable sheet, and we wish its
enterprising proprietors abundant sue
'com the IliitUnttl Jiideju-iiileiit.
The Vermont DailyYTranscript is the
title ot a good loouing evening paper
iust started at St. Albans, by our triend
Wilbur P. Davis. Mr. Davis has associ
ated with him in the editorial depart
nient Mr. Alniont Burnes, formerly edl
tor or tlie Messenger. Wo have no
doubt they will succeed, and we hope
soon to be able to give them our B&T
daily from Rutland.
From the Hnrlinylun Times.
We are in receipt of the promised
Vermont Daily 2'ranscript, published at
St. Albans, by Wilbur r. Davis, JSsq.
assisted editorially by Mr. A. Barnes,
late of the St. Albans Messenger. It is
a very handsome sheet typographically,
aim we wisn us enterprising proprietor
From the St. Albans ha'ihj Messenger.
Tlio first number of tlio promised
Daily T'ranscrint made its appcaranco
yesterday, and is a good looking sheet
about tlie size ot tlie JJaity Messenger
strictly a mtie longer and not quite as
wide, it contains thirteen columns ot
reading matter a greater amount than
is furnished by any other daily paper in
tlie State and starts oil' with "every
sail set that will draw.11 Wo trust that
the fair proportions of the "specimen
number" may suiter no curtailment
A MAN JLJITTEN TO JJKATII HY ANiSN
KAOUD House. On the 25th ultimo
Mr. William Garrett, of Greenville
S. C, wns ridlni; a live year old stallion
in Laurens District, and on attempting
to remount him, jerked the bridle, thus
enraging tho horao, which sprung at
Mr. Garrett and bit him severely In tho
mm. A light then began between the
man and the furious horse, which suc
ceeded in biting several pieces of flesh
out of tho side of his rider. The strug
glo continued for some timo whon ho
bit off two of Mr. Garrett's lingers, and
throw him down, stamping on his chest
four or five times as ho lay upon tlio
ground. Mr. G. then managed to twist
tho bridle and halter around a small
tree, and then crawl oil' a short way.
Ho was found by a neighbor who was
1 , 1 l t 1 ji 1 i r
passing, and carried to tho house of Mr.
lh ftneg Medical aid was called In,
but Mr. Garrett died tho samo night.
The horse rcinulned for hours In an on
raged condition, and severe means woro
obliged to bo made use of before ho
could bo oven approached.
Eliliu II, Huntington,
tnmT.NfOU Til A. It. Ml'NYAN.l
4 SKS attention to the following partial list of
X article, which I will sell nt the lowest niton
Howard, Tremoit, Miliroso, nnd nil tlio differ-
out eradoH of Wallliam, National, anil Unit
ed States (Vh Watches. A largo assort
ment of Gold and Silver American
Canes, of the host Mylex. Also,
Gold ami Silver Swiss Watches.
Ladies' Mold Hunting Watches, American and
Swiss. Tim latest and biwt patterns of (fold,
l'laled and Silver Chains, Vine Mold and
Plated Jewelry of all descriptions. A
splendid assortment of Ladles'
FINE GOLD SETS,
Etruscan, Coral, Garnet, Ac.
., ,Vo. Oentlcniuns'
1'iiiH. Masonic Pins and Rings. Diamond,
Emerald, Rubv, AmcthvHte, Pearl and
Gurnet Finger Rings, 18 Kt. Plain .
Rings, Gold Rraeolets, Stiver
Plated Spoons and Forks,
Extra and Treble Plato. Tc i sets, Castors, Cake
liaskets, Vases, A c., Ac Coin Silver Spoons,
Thimbles, Ac. A very largo Mock of
Gold and Steel Spectacles, every pair
hoIiI warranted to sun. J'ocuet
Knives, Shears and Scissors of the 1st ipiality.
I shall receive from day to day new stylos of
Jewelry, Silver and l'lated Ware, which" 1 will
Hell at the lowest maiket rates,
ttr) Watch lcpaiiing and engraving donu
QQ0DS AT ONE D.0LLAR.
Foreign and Domestic Mantifactuicrs'
for the sale of
D 11 Y G OODS,
At an equal price of
or each article. Our fronds aro all nt.w and of
lirnt cIiikh (jnality, direct from the Manu
facturer. ALL WE ASK IS A TRIAL ! !
Quarterly Circular, May lt juot published.
Oa" Agents wanted every where, and natinfac-
tion jiuranteed in all cases. Greater induce-
nient than over. Agentx can easily maliu $25 to
$100 per week. Circulars sent free to any ad
dress. CIIAS. LETT.S & CO,
d'J-l:3t) Manufacturers' Agents,
CI and (JO Federal Street, Uoston, M'ibs.
NEW 1ADIES STORE,
Opposite Store of Saxe it l'lace in building
formerly occupied by S. S. .V J. A. lledard. La
dies will 11 ml here a complete, and choice assort
ment of Fancy Dry L'oods just received from
market, such as
Fringes all colors,
Fans, a rich lot.
Valencienes and Thread Lace
A nice lino of French Cambrics and Fancy
Lawns. Anew Kid Glove which surpasses any-
thine; yet brought into this market, ami icar-
ranted. All ot wlncli will be sold at reasonable.
prices. LauicH vwll mm it to their advantage, to
ail ami examine lor themselves.
Dress and Cloak niakiiii; in all its varieties
under the skillful supervision of Miss Ellon
Moore, lonjj and favorably known to tlio inhabi
tants of this village and vicinity.
1-il-tb Ij. r. KiMi'Tox.
ASAHEI S. HYDE,
DF.AI.KH IN AM. KINDS OF
First Class Groceries ! !
DAltltOW I1LOCK, ST. AL11AXS, VT.
Consisting in part of
HAT AND CAP STORE,
SOUTH MAIN STREET
The undersigned keeps conotantly on hand a
full supply of
HATS, CAPS, FUliS,
GLO VFS AND MITTENS,
And an assortment of Gent's Furnishing goods
in his line of trade eijual to any in style and
ex:ollenco of goods, and at reasonable prices.
Helms every thing in tho hat lino, from com
mon straw to the last stylo of silk hat, and can
(!. 15. SMITH.
St. Albans, Vt. May 12, 1808. 1-d-tb
THAVE bought Mr. J. II. Leonard's interest
X in tho llrm of Leonard llraincrd it Co. and
will continue, tho business at tho old stand where
I shall bo glad to seo old friends and many now
ones. All accounts duo Leonard. Urainerd & Co.
will bo settled by me and must bo paid immedi
Ht. .unans, jiayu. itsua. ld-Uw
My houso and lot on Rank Street is offered lor
sale. Tho houso was recently built and Is in
good repair, and has all tho modern convenien
ces. My orchard is well supplied with a variety
ofapplo and pear trees in bearing condition.
For further particulars enquire of
d:-tf E. F. PERKINS.
OF ALL KINDS, JUST
W.M. N. SMITH & CO'S.
RURRER Coats, all kinds, at
VM. N. SMITH ACQ'S.
EVERY Stylo of Frock Coats at
YVM. N. SMITH & CO'S.
DEWEY, NOBLE & CO'S
ETNA INSURANCE COMPANY OF
VAVVIWU AND SlHtli.lIB, j ,i:i,5j:i ill).
HOME INSURANCE COMPANY OF
CAPITAL AND SUHIM.l'S, Vl.tW.'l Hilf, ?K.
IIARTTORI) FIRE INS. COMPANY
OK HAHTFOUD, CONK.,
CAPITAL AM) SUKPM'K, .VJ.OOO.tMM 00.
INS, COMPANY NORTH AMERICA
CAPITAL AM) SITKPMIS, 'J,OIH),OOI 00.
NIAGARA FIRE INSURANCE CO.
OF NEW YOltK,
CAPITAL AXD SUItPLPS, SL'OO.OOO OO.
SECURITY INSURANCE CO. OF
CAPITAL AM) SURPLUS, $1,474,77? Vi.
LOR ILL A RD FIRE INS. COMPANY
OF NEW YOltK,
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS, $1,500,000 OO,
NORTH AMERICAN FIRE IN.
OF NEW YOltK,
a. pita up xj srurL us,
CORN EXCHANGE INS. COMPANY
OF NEW YOHK,
C.I VITA I. AS I) SirilVI. US. f350,000 00
NORTH AMERICAN FIRE INS. CO.
OF HARTFORD, CONN.,
CAPITAL AX1) SUll PLUS, $500,000 10.
ROGER WILLIAMS INS. COMP'Y
OF 1'ROVIDENCE, R. I.,
CAPITAL AND SUJtPLUS, $201,!158 81.
GLENS FALLS INSURANCE CO.
OF GLENS FALLS, N. Y.,
CAPITAL AND SURPL US, 218,a2'J 18,
Firo and Marino Insurance, effected at this Agen
i.. ..v ai.,. i n t r :.. .
vy pi uuy (ii me uuuve eii miunji iuuijuiues
THE MUTUAL LIFE INS. CO. OF
Thu Oldest and Largest Mutual Insurance Com
pany in tho United States.
CAPITAL AND ASS MS,
scperately or combined, at the lowes
rates or I'renuum in the
TRAVELLER'S INSURANCE CO
OF HARTFORD, CONN.,
6.l PITA I AND ASSFTS, $1,000,000 00,
All losbcs promptly attended to and settled at
mis Agency. j.arye scanty, fair J'rojus, an
Insurance to any amount effected on the most
DEWEY. NORLE & CO.
Office corner Lako und Main St., St, AlbanH
K. C. (1ALLAK, Proprietor.
Xhavo recently refitted my market, which
supplied with the liest of
Delicacies of the Season
Now on hand, a nice lot of
SUGAR CURED HAMS
1 Tt, 13
T I F" 1 S T I
St. Albans, May 13, 1803.
Morton & Percy's,
PIVOT ACTION BRACE
superior Kusnender for Skirts or rants 1 An
uneiriialcd brace for tho Shoulders. Always a
Susionder. A braeo or not at liloasuro. Itb
niiiiucity, iiuramiitv, easo ami convenience
onimendit to every Lady, Gentleman, or Youth.
Cxaniino for yourself, and bo convinced that all
icrein stated is true, l'riccs, 75 cents, $1 00,
1 23, $1 CO. ld-tf
In the best Companies, by
Office over Weeks' blou
SI. Albans, Vt.
LINEN Collars of every description at
WM. N. SMITH & CO'S.
RICOT Jackets at WM. N. SMITH A CO'S.
MIX.X.INERY GOODS !
MISS F, C. APPLET0N
Desires to inform Iter natrons and ladies of St,
Albans and vicinity that sho has recently add
d to her stock of
New and Seasonable Goods
In her line, and grateful for past favors, would
respectfully solicit a continuance, of the samo,
nnd limipH lv n enrnful ntteiitliin In the vnrimift
styles of both
Millinery and Dress JlaLinf,
To merit in a measure tho very Hattcring ox
pressions of satisfaction bestowed heretofore by
tiioso acquainted witn ncr worK. aia-ti
S. S. & J. A. BEDA11D
Tako pleasure in saying to their patrons and
friends that they have removed their place of
North of tto
Where tho. have on hand a largo assortment of
BLANKETS AND WHIPS.
Also, a general assortment of
Our motto is "Largo Sales and Small Profits.'
Those in want of goods in our lino will do well
to can and examine our stocu ucioropurcnasing
I'lironix Mutual Lite Insurance Co,
OF HARTFORD, CONN.
A favorable opportunity is presented to encr
L'etio and reliable business men who can dovoto
their entire time to tho business, to represent
this old. staunch, and most successful Life Com
pany, in unoccupied territory in tho Stato of
Vermont. Tho many popular features peculiar
to tho l'hicuix Mutual, and tho trroat advantages
it oilers to tho insuring public Its freedom from
restrictions on travel and occupation its non
forfeitable policies- -its liberal premium Bystem
tlio economy ot too inanagi mcnt, and us larg
annual dividends, render it tho most prolltabl
Coinranv toAu'cnts desirous of rcaliziinr a hand
some competency by their enterpriso and enor
gy. Apply to U, Ll. ijauuuwk,
Stato Agent Rhienlx Mutual Life Ins. Co.
dG-tf Union Block, Rutland, Vt.
Al'S FOR SPRING JUST RECEIVED AT
' WM, N. SMITH & CO S.
To the Vermont Daily Transcript.
From Last Night's Extra Transcript.
Grant and Colfax
A special despatch from Chicago, to
tills paper, received at 7.15 P. M., In
forms us of the nomination to-day of
Gen. Chant for President, and the
lion. SciiUYi,KH Colfax for Vice Fres-
dent. There 1b great enthusiasm in
that city over the result.
The Managers' Investigation
ESTIIVIONY AQAINST A SENATOR
Tlio President's Opinion of
He Thinks he Can Beat Grant
HOW GEN. GRANT RECEIVES THE
New York, May 22.
Speaking of tlio Chicago nominations
the Herald says that tlio ticket is n
strong one, and how tho Democrats are
to light against it remains for them to
determine. It also says that Grant is
stronger than tho party, and that the
platform Is broad enough to admit nil
shades of tho party.
The Tribune says that Grant and Col
fax arc taken in the primo of manly vig
or, and that our country under their au
spices is to achieve a speedy nnd com
plete restoration of its former prosperity.
The Times says Grant has tho confi-
denceoftho people, of the country, of nil
sections nnd all parties, and that ho hns
those eminently reliable qualities just
The World says the ticket ns a wholo
is not a strong one, as it courts the sup
port of none but radicals. It also says
that the ticket is weakened by the Im
The j&m pronounces tho ticket astrong
one, and predicts that the name of Grant
will druw largo support from the war
Washington, May 22.
The Sun's Washington despatch says
that both Grant and Colfax will be ser
enaded to-night. After receiving tho
nomination last night Gen. Grant hand
ed around cigars, lighted one himself
and sat down and began to smoke with
as much nonchalance as If nothing had
happened particularly interesting to or
On receiving tho nominations Wado
said, well, it is all right, Grant and Col
fax will make a good ticket, and it will
carry the peoplo from Maine to Califor
Tho World's despatch says in the ex
amination of Cooper yesterday, he stat
ed that a person professing to act on the
authority of Hon. J. C. Pomeroy, senator
from Kansas, called on him (Cooper) and
proposed for $40,000, cash in hand, Sena
tor Pomeroy would control four radical
votes in tho Senate, and put In his own,
so as to insure tho President's acquittal.
That when he professed to doubt this
person's authority, tho person produced
a letter from Senator Pomeroy agreeing
to carry out any arrangement with his
brother-in-law, Wm. Gaylord. After
wards Gaylord mado tho samo proposi
tions, but the terms were not accepted.
Tho Times1 despatch says that tho
news of tho nominations was not received
at tho White Houso until some timo af
ter It had got upon the street. Tho Pre
sident docs not like the platform, and Is
confident that If he is nominated by tho
Democrats in July, ho can beat Grant
at tho polls in November.
OTIOK OF SEIZURE AND SALE. Tho
following described property was seized
by Olllccrs oftho Customs for violation of tho
Utivenuo Laws or tlio united States, viz:
At Highgato, May 14, 18C8; 2 Steers, 1 Colt.
Said property will bo sold at public auction at
tho Custom House, Highgato, Vt., on Monday,
May 25th, 1808, at 11 o'clock, a. m.
GEO. J. STANNARD,
Collector of Customs,
Custom Houso, District of Vermont, Collec
tor's Oflico, Rurlington, 10th May, 1808. d5-Ivr
LC. LEAVENS, Successor to IL H. Bow-
man.l Flour and Grain Merchant. Choico
brauds of Flour always on hand, at low prices.
St. Albans, May 15, 18G8. 3d-tf
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