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VERMOjSTT DAILY TRAJSTSORIPT, DTUC.TCMBER -4, 1S68.
Vermont Daily Transcript,
ST. ALBANS, VT.
Friday, D.kci:mheu 4, 1808.
AnlllVAL OV rASSENOEll TKA1NK.
Fiom the South and East, 5,18 a. ni., 11,15 a.m
o,ai p. nil, o,iu ji. in.
From Rouse's Point and West, 7,20 a. in., 11,
50 a.m.. r,:,0 p. m.
Fiotn Montreal, 11 45 a. m., (!45 p.m.
nM'AHTl'HK or PASSENIIEU TllAl.Nft.
For the South and Host. f 2:). a. in.. 120 in.,
f 4U l. 111.
For Rouse's Point and West, 005 a. m. 2 15
For Montreal, (5 10 a. in., C 55 p. m.
DAII.T AIIKIVAL OF RTAflES AT HT. A1.1IANS.
From Sweotsburfih and Franklin, 700 p. m.
From Itichford and Sholdon, 500 p. m.
From Sheldon, 10 00 a. in.
From Ilakorsficld, 11 00 a. in.
iutt.v DKr.uiTUitr, orBTAcina most sr. amians.
For Franklin and Hweclsburgh, 7 80 a. in.
For Sheldon and Itichford, 8 80 a. m.
For Sheldon, 2 00 p. m.
For Uakerstitld, 1 00 p. m.
Stages call at the several hotels in town. StAo
offices at the Treinont House.
cmsino or HIK UAII.M.
Mails tor Now York close at 5 00 a. m. and 7 00
Mails for Boston cIohu at 5 a. in. and 1530 p.m.
Mails for Albany and the Went close at 5 00 a.m
Mails for Canada close at 5 1 0 a.m.
Southern and Northern way mail close at 5 00
rpHK Y. M. C A. meets every Monday evening
X at their rooms over Wm. N. Smith's Store,
('linmj)hiin Chapter No. 1, It. A. M. meets the
third Wednesday evening in each month, at
.their hall in Wheeler's block, Slain Street.
Columbus Council No. 1, It. A S. M. meets the
second Wednesday evening in each mouth, at
itheir IiaII in Wheeler's lilock.
rrwuMin Lodge No. 4, F. A A. M., meets the
iirst Wednesday evening in each month at their
Jiall in Union liiock, Main Street.
Englesby Lodge No. 81 F. A A.M. meets the
fourth WeJjkC-iday evening in each month, at
'their hall in Union Block. Main Street.
Crystal Fountain, Temple of Honor No. 1 meets
virv Tuesday evening at their Hall in Rimes
.Ulock, Lake Street.
St. Albana Lodge No 32. 1. O. of O. T. moots
sverv Friday evening at their Hall in Burnet
iBloek, Lake "Street.
Rising Sun Lodge No. 8 I. O. of Q. T. meets
in-cry Saturday evening, at St. Albans Bay.
St. John the Baptist Benevolent Society (Ca
nadian) meets on the first and third Wodnesdaj
I'.vcuing of each month at their hall over E. 11
To A.ilvM'tl-i'8. The Vermont Daily Tuans
oitii'T has the largest circulation in St. Alban
and in Franklin County, of any daily paper, and
is on that account, if no other, the best medium
Ouk Daily. Those wishing to secure
copies of our daily paper can do so nt
Merrifleld's and Baker's bookstores, as
well as of carriers, and at the office.
Copies of our weekly paper may also be
hod at these places.
The Weldkn House.- We under
stand that the Welden House is soon to
be close d for repairs, and will remain
closed during the winter.
Siitatii'K Place has appointed tho
following persons Deputies : T. B. Mar
vin, Swnnton ; Julius Ilnlbert, Fairfax ;
K. C. Soule, Fairfield.
C'vs'ioms. During the month of Oc
tober, 1868, there was collocted at the
Custom House, St. Albans, $15,09-1.14,
during the month of November $15,
203,21, making a total of gold duties
collected for tho two months of $30,897.
35. 'Plif iminiint of flntiosnolloptfid nt nth.
er ports in the United States, on mer
chandise bonded from St. Albans during
the month of October, 1608, was $132,
140,07, and during the month of Nov.
was $8,979 61, making a total of 141,125,
68 for the two months. The who!e
amount of duties collected, upon mer
chandise imported at St. Albans, for the
months of October nnd November 1808,
AttlUVALS AT AMKIC'ALN UoUSK,
Wednesday, Dec. 2d 1808 :
S.B.Wheeler. GloverHville; W. B.
Bou'nson, Troy, N. Y. ; Samuel Hud
sell, Avon, Ct. ; C Q Blake, Swanton
Vt.; John Willey, F W McCottruck, B
S Bowers. F N Johnson. Hichcnte.:
Mis. Ii Davifl, Highgatc,; Beuj A Davis,
Taunton, Mass. ; Ammasa Payne, Low
ell, Vt. ; S P Carpenter, Richford, Vt,
H Sovonior, Boston, Mass. ; Thomas
Bowles, Burlington, Vt.; II II Parker,
V Merriden, Ct.; J II Brease, Troy, N
Y.; Fr;mklin Tyler, Decnlb, N Y.; S
P Basford, Milton, Vt.
Arbivalb Thursday, Dec 3d, iscs
Geo. Stevens. Georgia,; W B Aiv
drewa, and wife, Ohio,; Mrs.II T.Wight
man, R A Wlghtman, Ohio; A, Whit
ney, Lowell; J II Stufilebeau, Sheldon;
Fred, w Smith, Rochester, N Y I W D
Westlake, Buflulo; E C Soule, Foirfleld;
NT. Y.; HNJ Mansilold, Malone, N.Y;
Asa Colton, Franklin, Vt.; J Fish, Jr.,
tiaraee draper, aueiuon.
Vt. El ctoral Colleoe. The Ver
mont Presidential Electors met at
Montpelier oti Tuesday, and after or
ganizing by tho choice of Hon, G, W,
Jrnndyas Chairman and Col, Geo. A,
Merrill as Secretary, adjourned until
Wednesday, when they met and cast
;helr five votes for Grant and Colfax.
Th:ej certificates thereof were made,
ne of which was given to the Judge of
.he United States District Court for tln
Distil ;t of Vermont, t nother mailed to
ho President of the United states Sen-
ate, and the third delivered to Hon. Geo.
W. Grandey, who was appointed by the
Board (o carry it to Washington and de
liver to tho President of the Senate
before the first Wednesday of January
The price to bo paid for a monument
by the Messrs. Myers for their father Is
$1000 $000 more than was stated In
yes t crday 's T it a xs on ipt,
M. 13. Ciiuncn. Wo understand that
increasing rcligons Interest is being
manifested in the Methodist E. Church
in this village. At the Quarterly Meet
ing last Sunday, Foven members were
received into full communion.
- -I. - -
At a regular conclave of Lafayette
(Jomniandery, No. 3, held at Swunton,
Tuesday, Dec. 1st, 180S, tho following
officers were duly electctl and installed
for the ensuing year, viz.:
Sir Geo M Hall, Swanton, E C
Sir Danford Mort, Rouse's Point, N
Sir Albert B Jcwctt, Swanton, C G
Sir Henry Carlisle, Sheldon, Prelate.
Sir Valentine G Barney, Swanton, S
Sir John A Fitch, Highgatc, J W.
Sir Ja ne- Piatt, Swanton, Treasurer.
Sir Dana J Morrill, " Rec.
Sir James M Seavey, St. Albans,
Sir Park Davis, St Albans, Sword
Sir Homer C Jennlson, Highgatc,
Sir Wllberll Bliss, Swanton, Sent.
Sir Sumner II Jcnnison, Swanton,
Capt 1st G.
SirMlcagoh T Mott, Alburgh, Capt
Sir Merritt Barnes, Bakersfield, Capt
Sir Lucius R Parker, Richford, Mar.
Orleans Lodge, No. 55, will dedicate
their new hall, in Barton village, on
Thursday, the 17th inst. The address
will be dolivci-ed by Henry Clark, G W
Secretary of the Grand Lode for the
State of Veimont.
Christmas Ball. There is to be a
Christmas Ball at E. II. Beal's Hotel,
Bakersfield, on Friday evening, Dec. 25.
Music ; Isham's Band.
Mr. C. A. Grant, of Eden, wasstruck
senseless, and seriously injured, by boys
coasting, on the 2Sth ult.
1. O. G. T. Tho Hydepark Lodge of
Good Templars Is in thriving condition.
Initiations take place every other week
and the alternate is to bo devoted to lit
erary exercises and discussions.
The Montpelier Journal is informed
that tho Lodge of Good Templars in
that village are also in a thriving con
dition. Initiations tako place nearly
every evening, and the literary exerci
ses and discussions are of great interest
to all. The Order has many excellent
speakers and writers.
- MM -
.Idi'ci tisiiif and Us ltrsittt.
So better means to n.ake one's goods,
wares, and mer haudise, and their par
ticular merits, known to the world, lias
ever been discovered than through the
medium of newspapers. Whether com
mercial, political, literary, religious, of
whatever sect, party, or authorship, all
have their circulation nnd intluence.
How many successful business men
could bocnumerated whoowe their high
pecuniary position to advertising alone!
How many plucky firms are taking tho
lead, monopolizing certain lines of bus
iness, simply by judicious alvertising!
There is not in existence an article of
value that is not worth publishing to
We have now in mind one firm of
which we can speak with certainty.
We refer to the house of J. R. Barrett &
Co., of this city, the gentlemanly and
popular proprietors of that indispensable
article known as Bqrro.t's Vegetable
Hair Restorative." Two years ago this
preparation was scarcely known outs'do
of this section ; to-day there is not a
city, town, or borough this side of the
Pacific where this excellent "Renower"
h not known nnd appreciated, and is,
we learn, rapidly suppkint'n nll otherr.
To be sure, this preparation possesses
real merit, and is far removed from the
thousands of vile nostrums which con
stantly flood every market. It also re
ceived the endorsement of the Agricul
tural Society in I860, which awarded its
highest premium (a silver medal evei
given In tlio line of patent lemedies.
Yet " Barrett's Hair IJestqrativo " owns
its success and prosout position in a
great degree to advertising.
Manufacturers and proprietors of any
article of merit should not fail to resort
to timely and judicious advertising,
that they may not only reap its benefits,
but at the same time confer c priceless
gift upon the community at largo by the
introduction of theirhappy nnd valuable
d 1 sco veries, Ma n oh ester ( AT. II. ) Mi rror.
Bonne's Pain-Killing Magio Oil Js
sold by most of our Druggists and Mer
chants, nnd has become a Bt unlardartic'p
in market. This position It has won by
its great merit, ic fines pain, and the
nconle like it and will have It ononian
sayn his wilo would not bo without it If
uie uotties cost siw, umv.
Dumas Is to visit America in May
Congressman Schenck is to establish
a new paper atDayton, with a capital of
Gen. O. O. Howard has declined tho
Presidency of Union College.
Weston commenced his llvo-thousand
mile walk on Tuesdav.
Commissioner Rollins has returned to
Washington, and Ids report is in the
hands of the printers.
Swinburne is editing an edition of
Dan Rice has purchased the Glrard
(Pa.) Crisis, and is to enlarge It.
The American Minister to Spain
Hon. John P. Hale is in Paris con
sulting physicians in regard to his fall
An Exchange says that Reverdy
Johnson has 40 grandchildren.
Di. J. II. Leonard left St. Albans on
Thursday for Florida, where he intends
to spend the winter for the benefit of his
Longfellow is at Genoa.
E. F. Perkins, Esq., and family leave
St. Albans to-morrow for New York, to
take the steamer Alaska, which sails
from there for San Francisco on the 9th
Inst. Mr. P. leaves behind him numer
ous friends who wish him a prosperous
WHAT MAKES YOUR HAIR SO
BEAUTIFUL? MRS. S. A. Allek's
Improved (new style) Hair Restorer
or .Dressing, (in one bottle.) Price One
Dollar. Every Druggist sells It.
"Their name Is Legion," may be op
pllcd to tho innumerable diseases to
which the skin is subject. It would be
well for those who are afflicted with ap
parently incurable ulcers, old sores, ery
sipelas and eruptions, to use Grace's
Celebrated Salve, which cures In a very
short time, cuts, burns scalJa, flesh
wounds, &c. w.
Calisaya Bark. It is said that
Messrs. Drake & Co., (proprietors of the
Plantation Bitters) are the largest Im
porters of Calisaya Bark in this country,
and that, with tho exception of an oc
casional sale, all they import is used in
the compounding of their celebrated
Plantation Bitters, to which they un
doubtedly are indebted for their wonder
ful health-restoring properties. As a
Tonic and Ap etizer, they are not sur
passed, and we cheerfully recommend
them All first-class Druggists keep
them for sale. d&w.
Macjxolia Water Superior to the
Lost imported German Colotftio, and
sold at half the yrico.
I'Vltox Market. Just received, a
nice lot Dried Beef, Sugar Cured Hams,
Bologna Sausage, Sweet Potatoes, To
matoes, Pears, Peaches, Water Melons
nnd Musk Melons. dtf-94.
One of the few things that the North
and Sontli will probably ever fully agree
upon i3 that "Barrett's Vegetable Ilair
Restorative" is not only tho best preven
tive to the hair falling out, but also the
finest dressing ever before the public.
It richly deserves the "Silver Medal'
awarded by the New Hampshire State
Fair. Dubuque Times, d&w.
. . - - - - t f, fl ft tfliii
CHRISTMAS IS COMING!
Do not delay, but call at once at
HUNT 1 NG T 0 N'S!
And select your PRESENT3 from the
largest and best variety
ever offered in
You will all rind
Just tho thing you want
If you call Sow.
tfS'hiiKiaviiiK dune in t!:o lot manner. "C
AFTER GBANT, WHAT ?
A XF.WnmUJETTKK war in Iht Out-Hol-lui-Sulr
No Tickti to buy.
Oft any articlo you want.
Agent h paid bettor, with halt' tho trouble, ile
ly anil oxjieiiso thau by tho old system.
Our Circular will oxplain iho SEV,' METHOD,
Semi and get one, to
J. E. AUSTIN & URO.
4S Hanover Street,
CtLQTlUNG, CLOTHING, CLOTHING, :
Tho largest Stock of Clothing, Hats and Caps
Slid Furnishing Goods ever uil'ured far sain in
1 Vermont, is now opened at
' Vr V utiTTU i. nnm
il.. MM A Aft, U. WW 9,
XJS ir AU VElt TIS1JM ISA TS.
AMERICAN GROS GRAIN
For sale at S2.!10 a yard,
FMwnrd Hnrlow, Ihu-liiigfoii, Vt.
JTWir, usual prico of theno goodsis I'i.fto it vnr'd,
X and after my present tuipplv i exhausted
I do not expect to bo aide to nod them at the
prcneiit low price: thereforo thono intending to
m1t-M..tUrt UMl.1l II iIklj ..III .In ....ill ... .
....no ..... in. ( M itxilll'it
pattern at once. I bIho havo a liandHomo ntoek
or Imported lllack Silka, among which are some
vorv heavy goods which I fdiall sell at verv chimin
prices. My stock of .SHAWLS is very coin) lele.
eoiisiHlinu or Long and Square PAlst.EY
SHAWLS, and a full :iNoitment of WlJOLKN
SHAWLS of varioiiH styles and qualities at
prices which ought to satisfy everv reasonable
CLOAKING ! CLOAKING I !
In full assortment. Wo call particular atten
tion to olir Mrui Skill Cloukll'iu ns beine; verv
warm, handsomo and durable for a low priceil
articlo. Wo 'also havo some extra mialiiv
llltirk Moscow Uvitvir Cllli, worth from
Sfi.50 to $C.0() a vard.
UXTOER OAItMENTS !
I have a lurtiu anil comnlnto nnsnrtmnnl nt
Merino, Cashmere and Saxonv Wool UNDKlt.
sSHIHTS and DHAWEU3, for Oontlonicu, Ladies
and Children of all Hizcs, stylus, and qualities,
and at very moderato priccB.
In addition I nave my customary full assort
ment of uico Hi-en GocmIk, Fluiiels, llli.it
kttn, Ultimo, nl Skirts Furiiltur Covoi-
"'K (used for curtains) fIousckcepliitt(iiiiilt
Dnim-st en, Aic., &c.
iN.jJ liavo a 14 cent Hrown Cotton, selling
nt V2 cents.
An inspection of goods and Trices is respect
fully solicited. Carufut attention given to
lflfi Chinch Street.
Hurling ton, Dec. 1, 18CS. cllf.lt v245-tl
FOIl tho BEST MACHINES in the WOULD
BLAKE &. WILSON,
Swanton, Vermont, Agents for Franklin and
Grand Islo Counties, lor tho
WHEELER & WILSON
Silent Feed, Lock Stitch Sewing Machine.
RETAIL dealers in Shelf Hardware, Tu
lileuuil Pjrltet Ciitliiy, UUi Ware,
V n Wave, Wooden Ware and Willow
Ware, Pancy Goodit. ft vi-s. Move 1'lDea
mill Hollow Ware.
Iro ,i, Steel, Nall, G'a-t, Putty, &e.
Teums: -CASH, or ready pay.
piIE COPAllTXEhSHIP in the Insurance
L business heretofore existing between Vow
jy and Noble, and S. K. Goldsmith, under the
firm name of Dewev.Noble A Co. is this duv din.
solved by mutual consent.
DEWEY A NOBLE.
St. Albans. Vt., August I, 18(18
CALL and see tho bot stool- at Clothing,
Hats and Caiis and Funiishin!; Goods in the
dtatc. at WM N. SMITH, & CO.
tO to WM. N. SMITH .t CO'S for BusinsH
JC Suits of all kinds.
LL the new styh.-s of Furs and Scarfs ikw
. opened at WM. S. SMITH, A CO'S.
1 ENT'S SHAWLS Just received
at WM. N. SMITH, CO.
JOYS Over CfiatS Qf oil Muds !(
D WM. N. SMITH, A CO'S.
PANTS and Vests of all kinds just arrived
at WM. N. SMITH A CO'S.
NEW Supply of Drugs, Chemicals, Patent
Modie'uifs, Ac.juht received at
GHEUN A NICHOLS,
No. I, La.' Street,
lO to WM. N.SMITH, A CO's for good Cloth
JACK COATS FOB SPItlNO, go to
J WM. N. SMITH A CO'S.
LroiTTH'S CLOTHING of all kinds cheap
L at WM. N. SMITH, A CO S.
ATMOSPHEIIIC ODOHATOH, the neatest
articlo ever invented for Perfuminir tick
itooniB at OltEEN A MOHOL.v.
0, 1, J.iAv Struct.
VKHOIUTK of all kfiiils; ami cheap"
1 uiiiiis, ami cheap
WM. N. SMITH A CO'S.
LAID WOOL sHIUTS ir. .argo vanetv of
stvles, now opening at
WM. N. SMITH A CO'S.
FOH ONE SOIiIiAH I
TT7-E SELL DRESS PATTEHNS. PANT Pat
W tra'iiu. Webs. Cotton Cloth. Shawls. C'ar-
petings, Sheetings, Dry and I'ancv Ooods, Ac,
Vc. ftifttliirs Seat Free, giving full particu
lars: or Twelvto Clii-cti sent for Ono Dollar,
.lescribiug twelve different articles which wo will
jell for One Dollar Gurli.
ftS Ladies and gentlemen wanted aB Agents,
to whom tho most liberal inducements aro oil'er
ed, and satisfaction guarantcpd in all cases.
PHAS, LETTS A CO.,
01 i 110 I'K.DKltAI, STllEE'l"',
2W-lvl Voston Mas
WA.NTED.--An Agent to maito a thorough
canvass of Franklin County in behalf oi
that old and reliable Life Insurance Company,
The Phoenix Mutual, of Hartford
oonn. Liberal terms to an 'active, energetic
man. Address. N.G. AXTELL,
Peru, Clinton Co., N. Y.
General Agent for NorthernNew York and Ver
I have just received a largo lot of iirst ami
second quality of Stono and China Ware, com
prising two Sew and Elegant Patterns called
''Gon. Grant" Patterns. Also a largo stook of
Cutlery, Glass and Stono Ware, which I offer for
sale cheap. Please call and see before purchas
At the old Farrar Block, one door uorth of
George II. Farrar's.
P. G. SKINNEIt.
St. Albmis. Oct 21th. 18;1. 13C,.f
rnilQSE INTRHKSTBD A UK IIEHEOY
J. notiucd that I am agent to transact all bunl
noss pertuinii.g to pensiouB, bounties and back
pay. Claims of tho above nature can bo pre
sented, and their ullowancea obtained, by appyl
ingto WM. BltlDGES.
St. Albaui, May 10th, 1S6S.
S T. A h H A XS, VT.
HO ill K I .V S U It A . V K CO.,
Now Haven, Conn.
Capital, $1,000,000. Suvplus, ifi 0,(17(1. '4.
NATIONAL INSIIHA.VtK Co.,
Cai.il nl, i30(l,O0U. Sui pills. $400,000.
'TKIlXATIt).AI,lJVStTAt'H t o.,
Capital, tllO.COO. Surplus, I401.H05 J2
U A1I1.Y, .UUTUAL LIKE INSUItAVCK
t' O M 1 A X V ,
.Well', over tl.OIMl.UdU.
ALL LOSSES PHOMr'TLY AD
JUSTED xVND PAID.
dir. I ,.'; ij
F L O UK.
I AM 111 leceipl of 200 to 300 brls. of FLOUlt
jier week, and my facilities are such that 1
cm suppl) the trado 011 as
Ir t t tl T e r 111 8
us any other party or parties (as my llour pavs
no tntmte to middle men, nor 20c, per barrel to
drtiiniiiers), with SuperOno and Extra Flour,
made from .Milwaukee Club Wheat, bv ear-loiul
WlXTElt WHEAT FLOURS,
from good to very choice, in full supply.
Corn for sale ai all times. Cash paid for Wool
and Sheep Pelts.
off" 1 take this opportunity to return my
most hearty thanks for the very liberal patron'
age I havo received sinro 1 commenced business,
and hope for a continuance of the same.
ni , , J. BUltGESS.
St. Albans, Oct. 21, 18GS.
The American Cooking Stove
Again in Court I
United States Court, Dis't of N.Y.,
Aluany, Oct. 17, 1868.
Jacob H. Shear a Jos. Packard,
Zkhulkn Hunt & Wm. J. Millkk.
The Honorable Samuel Xelson,
rnlllSSUIT was brought for inlringiiig the
-L patents on a Shaking or Vib.atiug Ash
Sitter, and the combination of a Sifting and Ash
Pan in the hearth of a Cooking Stove, an injunc
tion was granted restraining their use. Messrs.
Hunt A Miller have now arranged for a license,
and will hereafter manufacture and sell under a
license from us. All other persons are coution
ed against manufacturing, selling, or using
Stoves with these improvements), a.a all In
fringemeiitH will bo promptly flrOBecmtod.
SHEAR, PACKARD A CO.,
Albany, N. Y.
For Sale by D. M. WALKER,
ST, ALBaNS, VT.
KEG, QUART OR GALLON, Lake Street, St
Goldsmith & Seavey,
GENERAL INSURANCE AGENTS,
NQTc Til MA IN St. , ST. ALBANS, Vt.
IAJe, Fire, Inland and Accidental
Insurance effected in lieliable
Losses equitably adjusted and Prompt
St. Albans Dining Rooms,
LAKE ST. ST. ALBANS,
DOWNING & STEERE
TARM MEALS or Lunches Bcrved at 'all
' hours, in tho best style.
Fresh Bulliuiore Oysters.
Received daily aud supplied to the Trado at
wholesale prices. jjjoa dAwtf
SEING about to leayo town, I wish to dispose
of my residence on Northtield St., which
bo sold for a reasopeble b.uui.
For lurther particulars enquire of me.
145-d.tf. 11. F. WILLIAMS.
COMMERCIAL College Rooms; possession
given Sept., 1st. Three Rooms easy ot
access, and very pleasant situation for Club
Rooms or offices.
rli , . VM. N. SMITH.
St. Albans, Aug. 3, 1868. d70tt
ETWEEN Fulton Marltot, St. Albans, and
inorrocco wallet, containing $151, and a receit t
from Soverance A Co.. Boston, to E. O. niiiiar.
The finder will receive a reward of $51) on return
ing the wallet to E. O. GALLAR.
St. Albans I9th Sept.. I8C8. nllltf
SHORT FROCKS of all kinds, just received
at WM. N. SMITH, ACQ'S.
forthr Vrrmont Transcript.
FIRE IN NEW YORK.
Murder in Charlestowu.
New Yoiuc, 4th.
A lire broke cm. this morning ntthreo
o'clock, In the Theatre Cemique, Broad
way, hut the flumes were extinguished
before the building was badly damaged,
with the exception of the Btnge nnd
scenery, which was nearly nil dw
troyod. The amount of loss, nnd cause of the
11 ro nre not, yet ascertained.
Judge Fullert on left here yesterday
for Washington, with another batch of
aflldavits to prove collusion on tho nart .
of revenue officials in the whiskey
A Havana letter states that after the
battle of Cobre, one of the rebel leaders' ( ,
urged his men to sccept the amnesty ' '
The revolutionists aro represented as
being sanguine of success.
Work on the Central Pacific It. R. is
progressing rapidly, and no interrup
tion is anticipated this winter.
The west branch of tho Northern Mis
souri R. JR. , to the Minersvllle Junction
of the Cameron Road, was comnleted 3
days ago, and tra.ns now run regularly
A St. Paul, Minn,, despatch of to-day
says : There are from two to three feet
of snow on tho Uoner Minnesota River.
and that it snowed for three days and
A Government supply trail, was snow
bound on the Yellow Medicine River.
New Yoiik, 4th.
Port-nuPrrrrcemdvlces to" November
19th state that the American schooner
P.. I"). Hart, from New York, was cap
tured by the man of war Balnave.whlle
entiring the harbor of St. Mares. The
cargo was partly sold on account of the
The American Consul protested agali.st
the seizure, but was insulted for his
pains, Some excitement has ensued in
A British and a French war vessel
were to sail for Gonaives. to nrotect for
An Enirlish brltr was seized urtdor
similar circumstances, but tho British
Charge d' Affaires had cjaimed, and
would probably receive possession of
A paymaster's clerk in one of the ves
sels at the Brooklyn navy yaid is re
puted to have absconded with $12,000
obtained -n a check loft In blank by the.
Plymouth, Mass., 4th,
The trial of Andrews for the murder of
Holmes Is still protrressinir. The testi
mony is regarded as cruahiug against
tho prisoner. The opinion Is now gen
eral that the murder was premeditated.
Gen. Grant left this city at ft a.m.. hv
special train for Lowell,
The City Government came down bv
special train this a. m., to escort the.
Gen, to Lowell. Theio were about 50
persons comprising the escort at Lowell.
i no wnoio party were taken in carriages)
to visit the Merrimack mills ; they also
visited tho Carpet Works and tho Law
The Gen. and nartv loft Lowell for
Boston at twelve o'clock ; the party
wore soryed with a collation on board
This morning, a shocking murder
took place in FuVbush's fat factory,
Charlesto'vn, Two men, brothers-in-law
ore at work quietly together, w'hen
one went out; he returned soon after
wards with a cleaver, and deliberately
cut his unsuspecting companion's head
off; tho latter was, at the time of the
murder, at work oyer a chopping block.
The murderer then escaped. The mur
dered man was to testify against the
other in some petty civil suit, and this
is supposed to have been t ho cause of the
The name of the murdered man is
Dennis Cronnn; the murderer's name
New York, Dec. 4.
10 TO WM. N. BMITH A CO'S for J9IX
vnvk nacK uoais.
gOYB HATS. gOYS CAPS,
Of ail kiuds, just received at
WM. N. SMITH, OQ.