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THE FEEE PRESS BDELINGTON VT., FRIDAY MOBNINO. -TAX. 2G, I860.
GEO. W.4- O. G.BENEDICT,
Eintor-s AMD rsorBiETORS.
FRIDAY MOCKING JAN. 36. 1SCC.
THE WEEKLV I'llEE I'll ESS.
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Cattle Market i Tall Etsle.County and local intelli
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temtloE and valuable family jonrniL
The circulation of the Fszz Piess eiowdilhit
or any piper In this regUn, and It is. tkerefcre, an
nnriralled medium for advertisers.
We detirc to give additional atleaUon to the
Itcattttm of the various tenia in tbis ar-d a4joinin
Couaties. In which our Weekly has a ntUMrotu dr
eulatlon, and shall esteem it a farorir our friends
will forward us any Herat of interest.
Team or ih Wszklt Fbe Ppiss xr year 2
in advance, and if notftrletlrin advance, 2.60.
The scheme for Equalization oi Hountlo
Seven hundred nnd thirty thousand men,
It rmns cnlted in tbe war without bounty,
and about as many more received compare,
lively small bounties. There is a proportion
now Uforc Congress to make every such
man's bounty -qual to $400. To do this
will only require the sum of Jive kunJrtt!
aid fifty million dollar.-. We can hardly
conceive that such a proposition should
seriously occupy-tbo attention of Cunsrew.
Ttio addition of half a tuition to the Nation
al oVbt lor such a purj,ose is not to be
'thought of. TU- whole bounty business,
during the war, was the source of incalcu
lable fraud-, and to appropriate any such
immense mm to go into the hands of
"shysters," "shark!" and claim ageuts.who
in a niajjrity or cases would secure the
money instead of the soldiers for whom it
wl intended, would be the bright of folly.
The Colored Men of the District of Col
nruliia. Anions the last speeches before the taking
ol the vote on the suffrage bill for the Dis
trict ol Columbia, was that of Mr. Van
Horn, of New York, and the ttatrments
made by him concerning the amount of in
telligence, thrill and ratriotUtn among the
colored population of the District, doubtless
had eumethiug to do with the strength or
the vote by which it was. carried. IVc copy
from his s pcech, as reported in the Congres
Jlr. iVas Hoax said : I ham that
a lvrge pcition of all the tares paid into the
national Treasury in this Dittnet is paid by
colored property-holders and business men;
same whom ay taxes on euros as high as $25,
000; whose enterprise and business thrift go
very fir toward giving this District its present
adtanccd condition of iirusrenty, and wbsse
high moral character, as a class, (Joes not snf
far bv comparison-with any ether, when we
take into account the favor with tihich it has
been treated by those who have been superior
to them in point of privilege.
One of the colored people of this District
pays tares on $200,000 worth ot property ac
cumulate by himself; and when we abolished
sltierv in the District one of tbem, a laboring
man. del J a mortcace ara est the estate of
Senatcr Douclas fur S12,X), and a mortga;i
against the adjoining house also, the property
of Senator liice. ror ;u,ww.
This large property interest has a right to be
heard in the administration of affairs in this
TH.triet. to nrotect itsell scainst injustice, and
secure for itse'f a proper direction and share
or the pntuic cnaniics auu puunc npiwuuica.
It i n remarkable fact, which I hope does not
cow exist, that up to quite a recent penal this
unfortunate class of people were prohibited
from forming and sustaining schools by their
own efforts, and at their own expense, fur the
education of their children.
What record do these colored people in the
District priscnt to the country? According to
the census of 1600 the colored population was
a little las than fifteen thousiud. It has been
somewhat increased of Ute, as one of the con
KPntrr-ncrs. of the war. but the statistics which
I hear submit present a state and condition of
things rrouucw uy ine enterprise, luiciugruur,
and tLnft of the population above reierrcu to,
and before the war :
"The value of real and personal property now
owned by them is over one million two hundred
and fifty thousand dollars.
"The value of church property held by them
about anc hundred and twenty-five thousand
dollars. cccsUtine if twenty-three churches
which are suunorted at a cost of over twenty
thousand dolhre tier annum. The number of
church communicants is four thousand three
hundred, while the average attendance upon
religious services is cine thousand, some of these
beinc attendants uion service at Catholic and
Episcopal churches controlled by w hites. The
number or Saunatn tcuoois lor coiorcu icreons
is twenty-three, attended by between three ami
four thousand nunils.
"Of other fcbools for colored children there
are thirty-three, and tha cumber of pupils at-
tendicE them during the month of November,
1SG5. was four thousand and thirtv. Six of
these schools arc ertirtlr supportol by the col
ored people, others arc supiorted by the cener
osity of northern benevolent societies, though
. i . . - ... r i
toe necessary dooks, siaiwuery, ac , 3ieiuruici.
ed chkflv bv the colored people themselves.
"Four thousand of the coiorel population of
the District can read and write Ihey subscribe
for about forty-five hundred copies of new"
papers, a large p-uportion or tlies e Being uil
Of sacicties for literary, benevolent, and
other purposes, they have over thirty, and
thringh the agency of these they.to a very great
extent, provide for and support the needy and
infirm ol their race in the District, the city gov
ernment having but a very small per cent, of
colored paupers to support.
'This is the record of a class of citizens in
this community, ninety per cent, of which were
slaves tr the immediate descendants ot staves,
many having purchased their own freedom and
that of their lamuics.
And what record, sir, have tbey made dur
ing the war, and since they were allowed to rc-
enforce our armies, and share in the trials and
honors of the "great conflict?
The colored pcpulvtion of this District, as a
class, have shown as much devoticn to cur
country during the severe struggle through
which it was passed as their white neighbors.
They have exhioited, to say the least, as hi:
order cl loyalty, and as much of it, as the white
population. They were alwajs true, always
the friends of the Government, in sunshine or in
storm, in victory or defeat. While many with
a whiter sfcm were plotting treason and con
spiring to overthrow the uovemment which had
male them all tbey were, and given tbem their
daily bread, no treason or conspiracy was ever
found in their ranks,or stained their hands with
the innocent blood of the loyal and faithful dr
fendors of the IlepuUic
Out of a population to which I have referred,
they contributed three full regiments, over three
thousand five hundred enlisted men , while the
white population of upward of sixty thousind
sent only about fifteen hundred men for the sup
port of the Union, the Constitution, nnd the
laws. In all our country's tr-ils their loyalty
has never been questioned, and their patriotism
has been unbounded. They Tolunticred with
alacri'y w thout the incentives of high pay,
bounties, or promotions. led by white officers,
with co expectation of any advancement in the
ranks for gallantry or heroic conduct.
Who shall say that this record is net a good
one ? How dare we turn our backs upen these
people in view of these facts, when we must
know, too, that through all the way we have
paesed the hand of the invisible has led us on
to this glad hour of triumph, that we may do
justice, and for the future work the works of
righteousness that we may l exalted indeed T
But it is said thit the people of the District are
opposed to the principle of impartial suffrage,
and voted against it by a large majority. So
were they opposed to the Government in the
dark days of the early part of the recent var,
and if they had vctcd then wou'd no doubt have
voted daw n the Government by a lirg: mi.
SircNTit Rlciuent. Information has been
rcccited from Washington stating that the
7th Vermont regiment will tCvD be mustered
out of service, and it mav be expected at '
Burlington at an early day.
Bes Y7jde o.v tue I'eeeiijent. Senator
Wade of Ohio made a vigorous off-banded
speech, last Wednesday, tn tho grncral
question ol reconstruct! m, in which he
"I think, sir, that 1 can Hy with Paul,
that 'we have fought a good fight.' We
arc not entirely through with it, I admit.
We may have a little further to go in the
same direction, but our path is fortunately
easier than it has been. Ye sir, I keep the
laith, and I Lave no doubt in its Snal tri
umph. I never feared it, and I never had
the least doubt bow this whole thing would
be settled, and it will all come right ii we
are true to our convictions. I do not fear
my associates, cither, in this great ques
tion ; but there arc things in my heart
that 1 cannot yet tco clearly. I
give the President full credit for
ail he has done, and honor hirn for the man
ner in which he has insisted on the great
guaranties I have already alluded to. He
has commenced, bp it were, to complete this
great arch of Freedom right. He has laid
the foundation deep upon the road of juntice
and right. He ha demanded that before
the law all men shall be equal. He has de
manded that slavery shall be abolished. I
agree with him so tar, and honor him that
tic stands firmly where he doe. Hut, sir,
he has failed to Kit the keystone upon the
arch that be has built ; and if you leave it
ffbercitis, it will go to rum. I want,
w hen this question is once settled, tu be en
tirely done with it. I don't want eternally
to be lighting over tho question of slavery,
and distinctions among the rights and pre-
vileges ol the American people. riw, sir,
I cay to President Johnson, to the Demo
cratic jwrty, and to the people of the
oil tea ial(ri, tint l will never yieiu me
oontruversv until all men in America shall
stand upon an equal footing equal before
im law in every respect.
The Alheuy Et-min Journal rqtlica as
follows to Mr. Wade's temarks urun the
Mr. Wade complains that the President
"has not put in the key-stone of the arch"
by demanding and securing equal rights for
the negro. What would he have done? or
what is it legitimately within the power of
.Mr. Johnson to do. that has uecn neglected .'
The question of suffrage in one which bclon:
to the State in their individual capacity The
federal Executive can uuly suggest and
advise. Mr. Johnson lias not hesitated to
put upon record his desire that the
tr cod men shall be admitted to the use ol the
ballot. He lias expressed this wish to hii
own State of Tcnntssce ; he has emliodied
it in communications to the late Provisional
(ovrnor of lisciasippi ; he has conveyed
it to Sjuth Carolina through a representa
tive defection of her citizens The surest
way to secure political equality for the ne
gro, is to guarantee him equality in the
sight of law. In this regard, the course of
the President has been renarkable straight
forward and consistent. He has demanded
the universal abolition of Slavery, and se
cured that gtand result. He has summoned
State Courts to recognize the claims of the
black man to justice. He has refused to
disband the federal forces in Southern dis
tricts largely composed of colored soldiers.
who are kept there to uphold the rights of
tne wcbk anu uetenccless. lie nes continued
the Freedmen'B bureau, under the auspices
men who. like saxton, risk and rullerton,
are noted for their philanthropy in this pe
culiar uireceion. lie nast cniargcu toe juris
diction of the Frcedmcn's Courts. He has
directed the inauguration of a school system,
through which the blacks shall obtain the
advantages of education. In every possible
way, compatible with the mixed sovereignty
of tlie Union and of the States, lie has
shown his substantial sympathy with the
emancipated class, and his earnest desire
that tbey shall be admitted to an enjoyment
of all the advantages of their new nnd as
yet undchned position
There are seventy convicts in tho State
Prison at Windsor, including four for mur
der and two for manslaughter.
0. 1). Gray, one of the largest business
men of Bellows Full-, failed but week.
. iS. Thayer ol Jamaica slaughtered
hog on the 10th inst., a year old last May,
which d res .-id 640 pounds.
Kerosene is good for rheumatism in Vcr-
The St. Johnshury oil cotn panics arc
miking dividends " over the left."
Fesscnden Clark of WesUntnster, has
slaughtered a liog that weighed 743 pounds
a .d sold for the little sum of $149,75.
Mr. JosuUi Pendar of rscwtiort, Vt., fell
on the ice and broke one of his legs on Son
day morning last.
Koyal Towlc, of Victory, eaugbt a lynx,
on the loth, winch weighed 33 pounds and
sold the same to a St. Johnsbury man, for
ueer are scam- in ennont, bat a two
year old tmek waa shot in Shore ham last
week, which is Mppoaed to have corae across
the lake on the ice from the Adirondack'.
One of a pair of fat oxen belonging to E.
ft. Osgood, of Sax tons Hirer, committed
suicide last week by rolling over its mate.
ami thereby choking iUelf to death with the
Lewis Leixer. a boy of 16, stole a horse
in Mjntticlier, from occ man, and u sleigh
and liarness from another, and decamped.
He was arrested on Sunday week at Barton.
The editor cf the Caledonian received a
live butterfly, on the lCUi, which was
found at Island Pond on one of the late 20
below zero days
Gold has been ditcovcred upon the farm of
Mr Walter B. Itemick, about one mile from
Lower Waterford village, Vt. Samples ol
the ore have been sent to competent judges
in New York, and pronounced by them rich
in mineral wealth.
As AUin Knapp, of West Dummcnton, on
Friday morning last, tvaj leading a horse to
tho rearuftlie Brattleboro House, the Iiorse
retiring, threw the young man down and
tmuipled on him in a shocking manner. He
was so injured that there is but little tape
of his lexxivcry.
The liaaoillc Newsdealer sjys teveral
hoisos hate been taken seriously ill with a
mysterious disease from which but lew re
cover. Dr. fc. S foster, oi Johnson.
two taken down within half an hour, one of
which valued at $300 died. The disrate
appears like joison ; but possibly is an epi
A man named Johnson who was put in
irons at the Barracks in Brattleboro, on the
Sth, and sent to Boston to be courtniartialeel
for forging discharge papers, had his fingers
bidly frozen, while waiting from the Bar
racks to the Dctat, his wrists bein,; ironed
and his Lands uncovered.
Mr. J. C. Loveland, of Springfield, has
invented a machin- for kneading bread
which promises to lighten the Ioal and tho
labor of making it It was patented Jan.
10th. Ebenczer G. Laiason oi Windsjr,
Vt , has clso received a patent for improve
ment in augers.
Died in Ilartland, Vt., Aug. 22, 1S65,
Abel Short, aged S7 years ; Sept. 5. 1S65, I
, v. jv.c, uauuuj r,icu-j, I
William Short, aged 95 years, 5 months and
11 days. Tbe above were brothers, and all '
uuiin .'inrr. nipn I I .... n ... n lcr.r. .
resided in Ilartland eincc they were child-
ren. " '
A census recently taken with cato by the
j citizen?, shows that the population of Wood 1
stock is 3050 ; the number of voters is S28. '
The number of persons over SO years of age
is 30, of whom Susan Lewis is 00, W. I:wis
is 91, and Nancy W. Gibbs is 9o.
A Guilford man who lent a valuable
horse and buggy last October, to a "fair and
frail" indiviJual, who decamped with it and
a man, for Canada, has recently found his
horse in Boston on a horse railroad, and the
woman In Bennington. She is now in WinJ
bam county jiil, and the owner of the stolen
projierty, who has already spent double its
valde in tracking her by detectives, is liound
to see her "put through."
One night, not long since, a Canidian
earned Cobb, jumped upon a passen
ger train at Ncwpor , Vermont, which
tie supposed was backing down to the car
house for the night. Finding itdidn'tstopas
soon as he expected, be concluded to step off,
and did no into Lake Mcruphrcmagog. Two
or three hours alter a sodJtn, sober and ex
hausted Cobb was found clinging to one of
the piles of the railroad bridge. This should
be a warning to Cobbs not to get corned and
when so not to iou into the water.
The St. Albans Mesicnjir of Friday says
that a little girl, aged about seven jcars,
named Maiy Greenouh, daughter of one
of the employes in the foundry, was choked
to Jcatli hut week by n piece of nutshell.
Also that a Imy was killed while sliding, by
a bors, the animal stepping upon his breast.
For the Free Press.
Statu Homeopathic Society.
IiBADFoaD, Vt., Jan. 22. 1S0C.
The adjourned 11th annual session of the Vt.
State Homeopathic Medical Society, was held at
St. Johnsbury, Jan. 17th, 1S6C.
The attendance though not large was credita
ble, and the meeting a decided success.
The several committees presented carefully
written reports, which received that searching
though kindly criticism which tbeir importance
Large additions were mide to ear member
ship, and a generally improved condition of
Homeopathy reported from all parts of the
The officers elected lor the ensuing year are :
President G. II E. Sparhawk, Gayaville.
Vice-President C W. Scott, Lyndon,
llec Secretary M. L. Scott, llradford.
Cor. Secretary Jl. G. Houghton, St Johat
bury. Treasurer II. M. Hunter, St. Johnsbury.
Auditor C. H. Chamberlin, Darre.
The next annual session will be bU at Mcct
pelier, Jan. Cth and 7th, 1866.
M. L. Scott, See'y.
Governor Smith, of St. Alban, hag been
elected President of the new board of Di
rectors of the Northern Pacific Bailroad,
which ii to run to Oregon, by way of Lake
Superior. The company has opened offices
Prof. N. G Claik, has received tbe degree
of D. D. from Union College. Tbe Indepen
dent calls the conferring of doctorates in the
Winter a "sensational practice."
Cttpt. P. S. Bancroft. 3d V. R. C, former
ly on duty at tbe U. S. Hospital iu this city,
has been assigned to duty in the Bareau of
rcfugeea, at Kichmond, Va.
A letter from Florence, Italy, in the N.
Y. IltraU, speaks of L. G. Meade, the Ver
mont Sculptor, as ' occupied em several
striking subjects illustrative of tbe War."
Miss Nancy A. W. Priest, author of
"Over tbe Biter," and other sweet poenM,
was married recently at her home in in
chendoo, Maes., to Lieut. A. C, Wakefield, of
tbe Third Vermont.
A list of the paroled Union soldiers who
were lost on board of tho steamship Gen.
Lyon in tbe last of March, 1S65, contains
the names of the following A'ermr nt sol
diers : 11. Isham, 5th Vt. ; C. A. Uusecll,
1st Vt. Car. ; S. Young, 11th Vt.
Capt. Dan Mason, of Glover, Vt., former
ly of the 6th Vt., and lute of the 19th color
e regiment, died in Brownsville, Texas,
Nov. 20 tb, aged 25 years.
Hon. E. P. Walton says of the late Henry
Winter Davis :
A very large cumber, we think a large ma
jority, ot the IUpublican members ef the 3Cth
Congress recommended bim for a sent in l'resi
dent Lincoln's Cabinet as Attorney General.
He could discharge the duties of that office
splendidly, but bis career since has proved that
his presence in the Cabinet would have been
very uncomfortable, either to himself or to his
associates, lie could cot have remained in it
long. The same thing could have Leen said.
and was pruattly sud, of the hte Senator
Phelps of Vermont, who was among the can
didates for the same pest in President Tavlor'i
Cabinet. This obstacle was plainly stated to
tae senator: nc yielded to its strength, and
Jacob CoIIamer became the representative of
ermont and :ew England in that Cabinet. We
knew these facts at the time; and pow, since
both parties are dead, there can be no impro
priety iu siaung mem.
Rev. Asaph Buutcllc, ft r fifteen years the
settled pastor over tLc Congregational
church :n Pcachatn, died on the 13th inot
Hon. C. W. Willard has returned from
the West and resumed the editorial charge
ol tho Montpelicr trtttnan. c welcome
him back to his old place.
Hon. Dudley U Dcnison, was confirmed
by the Senate on Monday as District Attor-
ney of Vermont.
George Newman, of Brattleboro, a youn;
man ol l'J years, has been tendered the
cashicrship of a National Bank in Athol,
Mass. He has been of late receiving teller
or the Northwestern Bank of Chicago.
Capt. Itufus Cboate, the enly son of the
late Bufus Choatc, died at Dorchester.Mass.
on the 15th. frrn disease contracted in the
Dr. Nott, of Union College, Shcncctady,
is reported to be failing fast. He cannot
survive many days.
Fire Alieu. An alarm of fire was occa
sioned about half-past nine o'clock on Sat
urday evening, by tho burning out of a
chimney on Water street. Tho engine com
panies and Hooks and Ladders turned out
with exceeding promptness, and ran down to
Water street, but discovered nothing and re
turned, greatly relieved, for it was a fearful
night for a fire.
A notice from Chief Engineer Nelson, in
rospect to alarm bells, will be found in an
The utmot care in respect to fires should
be used by our citizens. There is peat
scarcity cf water. Wells are low and cis
terns dry. For several days last week, ow
ing to a break jn their pipes, the water was
- I .
sImt oir l0,n tDcir reservoir by the Aquc
1 J utaj OCCUT
aS3!n JT- A ro once started under1,
fu - 'l circumstances, could hardly fail to be- T
uucl Lomranv. .im ttn . .
co!uc 6Wping conflagration
Capt, Don was Friday biikd out of ,
jail, John Soragan becoming hi, bondsman. ,
(.'. S. Co5iMEKa.ii. M.tm.sK ThcSocrctarj
of the Treasury has transmitted to the House
a rcpOTt stating that the entire decrease of
our mercantile marine during the wnr is as
certained by diligent inquiry not to cseced
901.4C0 tuns; whereof S00 ,303 tuns were
transferred to foreign flags, and 101,103
tuns were destroyed by pirates of the Anglo
Rebel sort. Tbis is less than one-fifth cf
the whole tunnagcof the United States.
The Secretary expresses a decided opinion
against allowing the rchsuc of registers to
American vessels which, during the wnr,
were sold in order to escape the risks of cap
ture, as against the past policy of the coun
try, and not demanded by any present neces
sity. THIItTV MNTH CONGItKSS.
House. Th; House resumed theconsideration
of the bill to extend suffrage in tbe District of
Columbia, by striking from its laws and ordi
nances en the subject the word "white."
Mr. Hale of New York addressed the House
in favor of extending the suffrage to all, with
out regard to race or color, who cau read the
Constitution of the United States; to those who
are assessed for and piy taxes on real or per
sonal property; to those who have served in and
have been honorably discharged from the mili
tary and naval service of the United States, and
to exclude from the right of suffrage those who
have borne arms against the United States in
the late Rebellion, or given to it aid and com
fort, lie said, as he understood the term9,there
was no conflict between what was termed Rad
icalism and Conservatism. If to remove all
that was wrong and predjuicial to our system
just as fast as a due recard to the public inter
sts would permit, was Radicalism then he
claimed to be a Radical. II it was ctn
servatism to preserve in full force ami
effect all that waa good and excellent
in our present system, then he claimed to be a
Conservative, He denied that this is exclusive
ly a white man's Government. It was fiunded
in behalf of man, without regard to race or
Sr.VATC Mr. Nesmylh firortd the re-aou-struction
policy of President Johnson. He op
losed negro suffrage.
Mr. Wade followed, and argued agait.it ad
mitting the Southern Slates at present.
A bill giving the widow of PrtwJent Lincoln
the franking trhilege for life, was passed
Iloi'SE. Mr. Jcncks reported a bill to estab
lish a uniflrm system of baakniptoy throughout
the United States.
The House considered tbe District of Columbia
A motion to lay the suffrage bill on tbe table
was lost by 46 against 125. Dill passed with
out qualification, llfl to 52.
A bill amendatory of the act granting bods
to States, to aid the establishment of Agricultu.
ral and Mechanical Colleges was reported. It
extends tbe time for the State to accept the
provisions of tbe Act, and includes the States
lately in rebellion, provided no distineta be
made as to raoo or color by them in dispensing
W.tsuixcTos, Jan. 19.
StiATX. The credentials of William Marvin,
Ute Provisional Governor, now Senator elect
from Florida, were presented by Mr. Doolittle,
and tbe papers were bid on the table. The bill
to enlarge the powers of the Freedoea's llareau
wss taken up. The amendment confirming fer
three years but not forever, to the Freedom
the titles granted in South Carolina under Gen.
Sherman's order, was adopted, bat the Senate
adjourned with out final action on the bill.
Hocse. A bill was referred to rearrange the
satams of Postmasters. A biirVaa referred to
farther prevent sntiggiing.
Sesatb. Tls bill authorising tbe President,
instead of tbe Secretary of the Interior, to ap
point pension agents was passed.
ine invalid Tension bill passed as it
from tbe House.
Washington, Jan. 22.
SATfc Mr. Fesseaden, from the special
committee on rrcoai traction, reported a joint
resolution to amend tbe const ttotion, by pro
viding that representation and direct taxes shall
be apportioneu among the teveral States which
may be included within this Union, according to
their respective numbers, eoaating the whole
number of persons in each State, exclndinc In
dians now uxed. provided that wherever the
elective franchise shall be denied or abridged in
any cute on account or race or color, a 1 per
sons oi sucn race or color shall be excladert
from the bans of representation.
Several amendments were offered and reject'
HoisK. The constitutional amend nent pro
posed by the committer on reconstruction was
Introduced by Mr. bteituj
Uille were introduced providing for the de
fence of tbe north-eastern frontier.
Giving bounties to those who entered the ser
rtee iu tl ami '62.
For the construction of a ship canal around
tne mils ot . isgtra
Wamixotos, Jan. 23.
Ssnate A protest of citizens of St. Law
rence County, asainst tbe renewal of the Reci
procity Treaty, was referred.
Also a protest of California Legislature
against sale or mineral lands of tbe United
Mr. Wilson, for the Military Committee, re-
ported adversely on joint resolution to authorize
tbe sale of Uovemment property at Point Look
The bill to enlarge the Freed men's Hurean
was taken up. Mr. Sankbury spoke in opposi
tion. Mr. Henderson ottered a joint resolution pro
hibiting any State from withholding the elective
irancuise irom coioreu citizens.
Hoc-iE. The House resumed consideration ef
the Constitutional Amendment, and repotted
yeeieruay in regard to tbe basis of rerreaentn
Amendment debated without not ion.
Resolutions were offered to the effect that the
doctrine ofhtate nebts strikes at the fcenda.
tion of all governments, anil that by efforts to
secede tbey destroy all their rights, and tliat
government over the territory revet ts to tbe
unueu ctates. and ail tbe territorv of Teiaj
under such rules, ought to be set apart for col
or ru people, neierreu to the tttconstructioa
C ity Council.
BOirtD Or ALBEBMKX.
January 22 J, l&CC.
Aldermen Appleton, Barnes, Bled
fett, Dodgp, Flanagan and Tafl.
Mayor Catlin in the Chair.
On motion ot Aldermtn Tafl. iLc following
resolution was adopted
Jltiolrtd. That Aldermen Dod-e nnil Flana
gan be appointed a commute- to examine the
ttie question or the enlargement of Green .Mount
Cemetery, and to take such measures as are
necessary, in order to make tueh !.rf
and to teport to the Board their action wit!, nil
maners relating thereto. Adjourned
The Bank Diialcation. The St. Albans
eorrcsiondcnt of the Boston Journal ct n
urms our stntcmcnt respecting the amount
of Mr. HubbcIIs defaleat inn. 1 1.
' The defalcation of Hubbcll is less than
ono hundred thousand dollars. The Direc
tors are cot liable for the whole debts of the
lni. but arc liable, with tl.cir bail, for all
tLc circulation, which will no doubt be re
deemed from tl e assets of tho bank, as the
assets are sufficient lor that purpose, and
consequently nono of the Directors will be
Tbe Canadian Ship Canals. A mcctinrr
of the Montreal Board of Trade was held on
Tuesday, to consider Hon. John Youn-'s
resolution as to the necessity of cnlarg'ed
canal communication between tho St. Law
rence and Lake Champlain. The Presidents
of the Quebec and Toronto Boards of Trade
wetc present. A motion that tho "Wtlland
Canal ought to bo enlarged to tho samo size
tho St. Liwrcnce Canal, was earned by a
i r r .
un- ui tour to one.
T , po,D,,DS oat tle necessity
&!E,-ruCt,0n at wmo ,uture of the
o -to- wMa, nos lust dt n vote Ol
ii ro oo. ine meeting seemed unanimous
regarding the necessity o ?ZZ"S- T .
Ottawa Canal 1 ",77 oneiMirne at 1
TnEU.strESsiTy. Tits Meitlvo Tcesday
EVESiMi The meeting uf citizens to consult
as measures for the Ix-m-Gt of tho University
of Vermont nnd Stale Agricultural College,
called by a number of our cilizcns, was rc
jtctally ettendrd with a liberal allowance
of ladies. The meeting was called tn trder
by Mayor Cutlin, who on motion was made
the permanent chairman oi the meeting,
and G. G. Benedict was chosen Secretary.
After the reading of the call by the Secre
tary, J. S. Adam. Bnj. briefly explained
the objects of tho meeting and introduced
Rev. ami late Prof. N. O. Clark, now of
Boston, who proceeded to address the meet
ing. Dr. Clark considered the tirent a rare
opportunity to build up here a better insti
tute tl an bss existed in Vermont or perhaps
in New England. He alluded to tbe past
high standing of the College and to tbe val
ue of its work, as illustrated by tbe position
of its graduatts in Congress, in tbe pulpit, uf
the bench, and as instructors elsewhere.
II; doubted if our citizens fully realized the
importance of tbe College to tbem, merely
in a pecuniary point of new. There bad been
years when the students bed czpended in
Burlington $50.0110 a J ear. With its mem
bers increased to 260 cr more, as we had a
right to hope tbey would to under the new
order ol things, it would cat be extravagant
to estimate the money brought into Barling
ton and expended here annually by means of
the College, at $100,000 to 2125,000 a year.
Such an institute would be of guat pecac
iary advantage to the merchants, meebaniw
and business men of tbe place.
Mr. Clark proceeded to consider the de
mands of the times for practical education .and
to give at length his views of the proper char
acter of such an institution as is contemplated
by the new charter. It should he, he thought
properly n mtrtrtily, with its chissiial and
scientific courses, and departments of Maiern
languages, Engineering, Chemistry. Agri
cultural Science, Mining, Ac; w ith optioral
courses, for students who did nut desire to
take a full course ; treating all its students
without distinction and giving its degrees to
all alike who showed themselves worthy of
Suab an institution must be liberally en
dowed, in order to compete with rival insti
tntioue. It should have at least an addition
of $100,000 to the joint funds of tbe Uni
versity of Vermont and tbe Agricultural
College, litis would give an annual income
of $18,000, wouM support a corps or 12
professors, and a fiord full instruction to 150
students. Once started on such a basis tne
College would henceforth take care of itself;
would have constant additions tu its funds
from individual and State benefacti ns, and
wcuhl become an institution of which thrcity
and the State would be justly proud.
Mr. Clark was listened to with great in
terest, and the thanks of the rueeting.ntuvcd
by Mr. Adams, were unanimously toted to
bim for hi interesting and instructive se
Mr. J. 3. Adams followed with some ear
nest remarks, urging the necewity uf a lib
eral subscription to the funds of the College,
by our citizens, alluding also to the just ex
pectation of the Slate at Urge, that Burling
ton woukl indicate her interest in her own
College by generons donations, and tu the
prospect , if Burlington led i ff bandsumely
in the matter, ol large surncriptbrui from
other quarters, lie moved that a commit
tee of five eatizene be appointed to co-oper
ate with the resident trustees of the Univer
sity ot Yeraosit and State Agricultural
OoUegeia the raising of funds.
The Chair appointed as said Committee
II. II. Bccsnaw.
Cakoixs No vis .
Rjrr. uaiocs Mix.
Hen ar ItoLra.
On amotion of i. W. BrNzmcr, tbe
committee were empowered to add to tbeir
number, if thought advisable.
Tbe meeting then adjourned.
It is understood that the committees of
citizen-! and of the corporation, will meet
without demy and take measures fur present
ing the matter to our citizens iu practical
shape. Nor do wo doubt that the result will
be wortt.T of the well known liberality and
public spirit ol the citizens of Burlington.
PaDtNTATlON. A pleasant aftkir took
place Monday ove'ng at the house of Rev. N
P. Poster. ' In view of the approaching close
ol his pastorate of tbe Baptist church, and
departure from town, a number of bis
friends among our citizens at large bad
prered a testimonial at respect iu the
shape of a handsome service of silver plate.
cumieting el a lea set oi thirteen pieces,
with butter dish, ice pitcher, salver and
goblets, slop bowlJfce., of handsome pattern.
Tbero weie taken to Mr. FoaUr's bouse by
a number of the donors, and presented by
C. J. Alger, Esq.. with aume appropriate re
marks, to which Mr. Foster replied with
The under signer! would hereby express his
heartfelt thanks to his numerous and generous
friends citizens of Burlington and vicinity .who
having in their liberality procured a massive
and elegant silver service of twelve pieces, so
completely took him by surprise ia their pt
entatioa, last evening.
He would also assure the liberal doners that
while he highly esteems the presents for their
beauty and intrinsic worth, tbe real value is
most appreciated in their expression of confi
dence and good will. And may He whose are
the silver and the treasures of life a ad Miration,
grant unto the givers the riches of His grace
and the joys ef His feast on high.
N P. FOSTER.
Ilarhngton. Jan. 28, 189.
The Presentation to Dr. Foster Monday
evening, was a complete tor prise to him,
he having had not the slightest intimation
of what was going on till be was invited in
to bis own jarlor and found tbe filter dis
played before; him. The service was furnish-
cd from tbe well stocked store cf J. K.
Real Estate. Tne First National Ban
is negotiating for. and will doubtless pur
chase, for 9,000 the Harrington building,
corner of Church and College Streets,
now occupied by C. 0." Trench i Co.,
which in due seasoa will bo fitted up into an
elegant and commodious Bmking House, for
which the lAftltinn Id nn nftmt-l.l
-uuitauiv UUC, I
Mr. rrenca has a lease of his store till nest
September. The old Bank of xlurlington,
tbe predecessor an 1 progenitor of the First
National, will wo take if, end its days in its
old banking bouse.
. T bT lb
The Skaters on the lakes of Central Park
in New York en a fine elay number forty
Among the funds in the bands of the cor
poration of London is the soru or two hun
dred rounds a year, left in trust "to burn
Nearly tbe entire business portion ! the
town cf Olean, N. V. was destroyed I y fire
on Tuesday lat, and H. 11. Pbelj-", a
lawyer, perished in tho flames.
At Kecnc, N. H. Sunday morning of last
week a young man named Tim ithy llodlcy
was found frozen to death in the do-jr-yard
of Iih hoarding house.
The Ilillsboro,' III. Democrat reports a
sjtrel horse iu that county that is said, by
his owner, to bo thirty-five years oi age, ucd
said bone is yet lively and frolic-some as a
cult. His powers are not yet ex-horsc-ted.
Haifa million of dollars worth of Cotton,
Sugar and Iron waa destroyed bv the burn
ing of Miller and Congers warehouse in
New York on Saturday night.
The Kansas State Senate has passed reso
lutiuns favoring tbe trial, conviction and
barging ed Jeffersen Davis, and the other
leaders of the rebellion.
England lost more than 50,000 head of cat
tle in the last half ol 1865, by rinderpest.
The disease wa raging worse than ever in
tbe latest dates. In some parts of England
there w ill suun be no cattle left, as farmers
arc selling off their stock.
T. D'Arcy MeGee, who fa opposed to tbe
Fenians, says be formerly knew Col. O' Ma
honey as an active Spiritualist, and he in
timates that It was from tbe spiritualists that
bis idea came of "Centres," "Circles," and
A Montreal dispatch says the ice bridge
over the St. Lawrence ha led tbe command
er. Sir J. Mitcbtl, to look after tbe state or
tbe forts. That at Prescott has had new
guns mounted, and heavy Armstrong guns
are being placed in battery at Quebec
I he Senate has confirmed Robert B. Van
Valkenberg. of New York, as Minister Resi
dent of tbe United State to Japan, vice
Chaunce; M. Deprw declined.
Tbe Albany Evening Joirnat does not
believe that Jefferson Davis can be condemn
ed by any process which requires unanimous
assent ol twelve men to tne verdict, and says
the Government will stand stronger by
turning him loose with his ineffaceable
brand upon him, than it would after chok
ing out his poor, miserable lite.
Mr. Duohttle, of Wisconsin, in bis recent
reconstruction speech in the United States
Senate, cited statistics, showing that the
eleven seceded States of tbe Sooth are larger,
fry live thousand square miles, than England,
France, Spain, Portugal and tbe Germanic
Confederation, including Austria and Prus
sia, all put together.
Mr. Mercer "s enterprise to transport
several hundred young ladies of tbe
' anxious and aimless " class from Sew
England to Washington Territory proved to
a considerable degree a failure. His steam
er, the Continental, sailed from New York
on Wednesday with 75 women and 50 men.
So that company will only reduce tbe pain
ful preponderance of male population in the
distant territory by 25.
A shocking accident occurred in a barrel
factory in Manchester, Mass.. on Tuesday
last A large lot of logs had been piled up
.L. l .:o: a . .
awe ute uuuuing, ana secured oy oraees,
when suddenly the props gave way, and the
loss tumbling down, struck a vuunr man
man named Frank Rowe, forcing him under
a circular saw, which completely severed his
uooy m two near the region ot tbe heart.
Jars. Alarm brindcr was executed at
i nuourg. ra., rnday. She contested to
baring poisoned Mrs. Camtbcrs, for whicb
murder the sentence of the law was carried
intueOect. as also a alios Buchanan. Tbe
demeanor of the wretched woman during
the night preceding tbe execution and at the
gallows was wonderfully calm and collected.
one paeseu a portion ot the night in prayer,
after which she eiept soundly, and in the
morning ate a hearty breakfast. She walk
el from her cell to the gallows, and on the
soa now exniiMtea tne stoicism uf a saint.
Iter death was a terrible one. The mil was
improperly adjusted, the knot slipped, and
sue atowiy euangieu to oeatn.
Gsad Isle Cocntt Si nus t ot sr.
The Supreme Court for Grand Isle County,
Judge Pierpoin. presiding, was adjourned
to St. Al!ne, on the 19tb, and causes beard
at that place. There were but four cues to
be heard. Clark S Kceler rs Estate oi Ab-
ner Keelcr was beard on tbe part of ap-
pelee by pleadings presented by Gike Har
rington, Esq , and left with Court to be
beard on tbe part of appellant, in conse
quence of tbe absence of Geo. F. Edmunds.
Divorces were granted to Sally Dodds vs.
James Dodds.for intolerable seventy, and to
Ljdia Parker tor rclusal to support.
raaKKLnv Cobstt ScrxiMx Conrr.
Tan-fern bilks ol divorce were granted by tbe
Supreme Court at its January term in
Franklin County, of which no leas than four
were for adultery on tbe part of the wife
and one for adultery on the part of tbe
husband ; one waa for intolerable severity,
UK! rest for desertion. Sims Moner plead
guilty of stealing a horse, and waa scntene
ed to State's prison four years. Charles
Peterson plead guilty of burglary, and wiw
sentenced to State s prison for fourteen
Esiaecmext. Messrs. Sheeid, Walkers
and Wires, one of our timet wideawake and
enterprising business concerns, haTeenlart:
od their store in Union Block, by knocking
aown tne tiertitioo between it and tbe adjoin
ing store, lately occupied by W. Y. Drew
ana n, and adding the latter to their
former sn ec. The addition gives tbem
handsome and spacious salesroom of erv
fret front. This is preparatory to an en
largement of their thriving business.
JUiiaoAD Project. A bill for tbe char-
tor ot a Railroad from Pittsburgh to White
hall on the West tide of tho Lake, is before
tho New York legislature. Much interest is
felt in tbe subject across tbe Lake and a
meeting of tbe friend, of tbe project was
held at rouquet's Hotel in PUttabureh
DocirrtcL Sroar. The Canadian Trade
fieriew profesftn to know that tho U.S. gov
ernment bos consented to a renewal of the
Reciprocity Treaty, if Canada will raise tbe
provisional excise duties to tbe American
standard, admit certain nianuuurturee Ires,
and enlarge tho canals, the U. S. bearing
part of the expense.
Railsoad AccmiNT. Saturday morning a
wood train was tbown from the track by a
broken rail, about two miles from Brandon
on the Rutland Railroad, and six cars went
down the embankment. One man nam
ed Lokc Bojlc, was killed, arel another
, named Ticrnay iniurt-d.
Joseph Muir was brought before Justice
Hollenbeck rMonday and fined $5 and cost
for assault and battery on a "Frcncli lady,"
CniTTENDEN CoC.NTT ACKJCVLTCKAL SoClE-
" -Thc anDUal ncctl'DS of tbis 60cicty '
will be bolden Feb. 7th at the oflicc of H. If. (
Talcott, iu this city.
Rowdti'H in MoMi-axiKK.--Four your
Montpelicr roughs, named Fui.cis Carclin,
Alexander Camplx II. Icwis Wood, and An
drew (ileason, a'iuut two o'clock lust Sunday
morning broke into a 1h:h' in East Montr lit r
and attempted outrage- t!..t prx!iid a
fizht.in which the b y- g it thr worst broist.
On f i:csday their tatter d bodies were exhi
bited in court anil four of tbem were bound
up for trial on charge of burglary nnd as
sault with intent to ravish and kill.
Lomb Adjcstxii. Mr. Wires baa bean
in Rutland, adjusting with customary
promr tneas tbe amount duefor losses by the
Rutland fire, Irom the companies represent
ed by hint. Pond and Morse receive (8,000,
J. H. Lansley, S1.2S7.05, F. Fcnn.. $300,
and C. F. Richardson, $2,575.
Lake or tub C locus. This beautiful sheet
of water, having derated itself nearly 4000 feet
above the level ofcedtaary poods is well entitled
to the aame it bear, fcstletl immediately
beneath oU Maa-eU' "chin" with its setting
of dark green trees, it is one of the prettiest
picture on the whole mountain's top. Al
though it is a very strep climb la get to it,
Styles sneered! ia reaching it btft stammer,
with bis "globes" and hroaght away a wry
fas stereoscopic picture, which can be sera at
Hook asp Laddeb Co Nv. 1. At the re
cent annual meeting of Hook and Ladder Co.
No. 1, tbe following otacers were elected
for i be ensuing year : Foreman Stephen
W. McLane. First Assistant Chaav. 1L
II rooks. Second Assistant Robert Hunt.
Third Assistant Charles Mayo. Clerk and
Treasurer Cha. J. Alger. Auditor Ui
ram a White.
R. R. Accident. Mr. John Batwett, Sap
ermtendant ef Bridges, oa the Otclcnsoargh
and Lake tbamphun Railroad, was ran oyer
by a car, at JJalone. on Monday of last
week, and so badly injured that he Suva
Phivention or SncoGLtSHs. Tbe bill for
the prerentioo of smuggling drawn by tbe
Commissioner of Customs, authorizes cus
toms officers to search for smuggled goods
wherever they to belicva them to be conceal
ed, and makes resistance to tbem a misde
meanor or felony. It also authorizes tbe
employment uf female detectives to search
suspected persons of their own en.
Sad Axiaiz An infant child of Air. and
Mrs. Mial Raynolds of Manchester, Vc,died
by suffocation irom beingwrapped toe close
ly, while being carried by its mother, from
her house to another, a mile distant, bast
I.NrMtHATioN Wants. The friends of !
John Smith formerly of Co. B. 1st Yt.
Cavalry, have not heard from him for a Tear
and a half and are ani ions to do so, Tuoee
who can give information concerning him
are requested to aeidresz R. J. Alley, Bur
Wak Moxzr Losses. Government lost by
paymasters during tbe war of 1812, 42,000
000 ; during tbe Mexican war, $7,000; and
during the reheilion. $300,000. It would
seem from this, that the present geawntien
of paymasters are quite as honest as their
Wbitz Pise. It is said, by those who
profess to know, that no white pine grows
upon tbe continent south of Maryland, and
the bulk ol want there is, is now in Canada
and tbe States of Michigan and Wisconsin.
In Michigan, last yeer. 70,000 aertsef white
pine land were cleared, and 2,000,000 of
feet eat on the Saginaw alone.
Tu Colonization Sociitt. This society
held its 49th annual meetine at Washing
ton Wednesday evening. The receipts for
tbe year were 246,819 20, disbursements
$41,734 8". Tbe number of emigiants
sent to Liberia daring the past twelve
months was 527, exceeding the emigration
of any year since 1850.
Thb Kilubcstkbs ik Mexico. Later ad-
from tbe Rio Grande sav that the
f Uibostering party which captured Bagdad
on the 5th consisted of 60 men. Tbey cap
tured nearly 300 prisoners, half of whom
turned out to be Liberals. The loss v
four killed and eight wounded. The Impe
rialists lost eleven killed and twenty-seven
wounded. A letter to tbe New Orleans
" Gens. Crawmrd ami Jwaabada started for
Bagdad. Escabaao reqasttd el Gem. W atari
200 men to preserve enter, which was agned
to. and more were o related down. The French
osrvette sbtued the town on the 6th, all day.
Cot Mijia, Escabado's post command 9-, has
oaiy aooat a ooaen reliant men in fUgxlad.
the rest hare joined Crawford, who has thsm
on board of a steamer tied up to the bank of tbe
Naw JxjtsxT has inaugurated her repubU
an governor, and her hones of Assem
bly on Wednesday passed the Constitutional
Amendment, 42 to 10, six democrats voting
for it. The Amendment will undoubtedly
pass in tbe Senate, where tbe republicans
have a majority of one, hen New Jersey
utay be considered fairly hack in the Union.
Tnx MVsical Convention at Montpelier
was a decided success, the total prcceeds
amounting to abont $40U. Walton's Jvur
"f says tbe closing concert was " truly
grand,' and that Mrs. Smith's ainig was
sweeter than anything since Jenny Lind.
Moses Cheney was present and sang "the
OW Arm Chair," and Messrs. Proctor,
Whitney and II. D. Hopkins are praised for
Can a wan Beet.--Though cattle cannot be
imported into tbe United States from Cana
da, it fa lawful to import dressed beef This
will bo likely to throw additional business
into the baadaof Canadian butchers.
Whitehall. At the annual meeting of
the Noi thorn Trass porta lice Co., the follow
ing officers were elected for the cr suing year :
L. J. N. Stark, Ircsideut. N. T. Jilson,
Vice President, and II. R. Snyder. Sceretary
Real Estate. O. G. Rupgles has sold
his dwelling bonsc, on Cherry St., to Geo.
M. Pettrron.for $2,SC0.
Lake Champlain is fron-n over to that
they have sleigh rides across from Barling-
ton to Pittsburgh. TVmoVsr Jaurnat.
The eleighridcs to FlatUburglt are by tho
way of Grand Isle, and are on w tecfa for
a good part of the way. Tl c broad lake
shows no signs of freezing as yet.
Euction or C S. Sinatoi. Tho seuatc-
rial - fcgWah.ro has end.
cd by the re-election of Hon. John Sherman,
by a ote ol 91 to 41.
lNt-EMHAr.ajK nt fbrfTjucn. The ctt-- r- -
of KnH.nd base hren ennsicersblv excite
oyer a narrow escape from further Jcstru -lion
of pr perty is that Tillage by nn bu.
diary fire. On Monday evening a qu&ntit,
. f -t m lalnralHt with tenw re i
together with sticks of kindling-w K;d. w. -found
barmtar, em tbe plate or sill of Pi y
and Freeman's wooden storehouse r.Jj i::inj
their brick store .opposite tbe Central Houst .
A barrel of sbavfags in tbe Cellar was also i
fire, and the whcJe wooden structure, con
taintna;alarge quantity of pork, fLur ari
otber provisions, mast have hern all allaz
in fifteen minutes, had not tl i- alarm been
given an time to i
Tax Sxventu FpnmixT. Major llal
informs ns that no orders have been rect i .- !
for the muster out of the Seventh Regiment
lie had learned from the Assistant C.mmi
sary uf musters at New Orleans that the n
tftar't men in the reeJmrnt. amounting to
about 100, were ordered to niustrri'1 our.
from wbfeh tbe retort of the muster out of :
regiment may have arisen. The Tnw -a. -Gov.
DiUinghsm pnrp. .-e s oing t , Wa.- !.
iagton next week, to t if le cam. t, hy
ptrmtnml appairal , inome the War ! -pertinent
to greet au ul duckttrgv A t'
VoafNiua Ivvoinl Co. No. 1. A: ; .
nual meetin; of Volunteer Enginel' ... 1',., -day
evening,!! c foUoa ing e fierrs w t :.
Henry Green, Captain.
Deary Loom is, Lieut.
A. W. Allen Treasurer.
E. C. Loomis, Se;tetary.
O. E. Finney, Enginetr.
Etuan Allxn Engine Co. The :ir.: .
meeting; of ' Ethan Alter. Kngict C i N
took place at tbtir l.ali in IVck - Bi k.V
day cvenieg.Th followir tiBeeis wtrr .1
ed for the ensuing year :
Foreman Wilhiim B.-insmaiJ. l.r- ..
sistant Edward A Jtwttt Secernd A-.-1-. .
James Mitchell, Jr tit.k and Tn.-.- .'
A- J. Howard. Auditor A. Prouty.
Capt. Chas. Miller was unaniui -elected,
fcut declined. After the eKcti ..
the invitation of Capt.Miiler, tbe "Eth .
sonic fifty in number, repaired to the eli: i.
room oi the "American," where, with 1
Engineer Nelson ar.d a number of 1. r.or
me miners, they sat liWL to a(i.al c !. .
lion, alter which Capt. Miikr tvli. 1
sevt-:t.l of his guests, who responded w
orici uuu tniosiuaj rp o i is. ihv j j-
fvstivitws ended wi:!i forr.e hearty .!.
by the eombany for t.'.iir host ar.d :
Avitbz Bank Dev-aLi Tion T! r :
graph announces that Joi n A. LVkt . I .
ctshitrof tie Catskill (., Y.) .Y.-.. .
Bank, is reported a Jt faulti-r to the u. r
oft'JO.OOO. The directors of the b:t..k
obtained collator f enough tocov.r ti i.
Tru Kamc of the man who is sni;
to have been drowned by falling tiV
the ioe while skating from Cumber I
Heal tu Grand Isle the Uher day, was
Tbe condemned g.v. moit-at protr
last week at auction by Capt F. O - -Drought
GeonBoasB. Oar townsman S.
has sold his baj horse Garibaldi, t
Smith of Masaachesetts, tor W0.
Tbb Sou, or VaajtosT. Dr Hiu ! . t
says, "the rocks ol Yermcnt are the u. -
dimcult with which 1 have ever a:ten.;-
to grapple ; but they have tat.pt.t i -many
a valuable lesson, and as to th. :.-.
vnomical value. I have been imrrt?-. 1 wit.
tbe following facts : First, and ui r ::nr r
tant of all. we think we have diso t. p :
reason why Vermont so excels aii tin- :' r.
New England States in the agn.-ulur -.
eapal-ililks of its soil. It is the i.n-i.tr
In almost all of her recks, of lime in -:. !
state that natural processes bring it out.
just about the quantity needed hv v. r .
turn. 1 his is tne case in many parts o:
State where the inhabitants lariilv m.-.:
the existence of liar, and those farts tit t) c
State most fertile, are just tbe places wl rr
lime is most abundant and ehtvmpettaMf .
Tbis is a treasure whkb Providcne-r has hi.!
den in the earth and provided lor its 1. Dur
ation at the right time and quantity. :.r.d i:
is of for mure value m my estimate, il.ir.
all the ot"er subterranean wraith . t :
State ; yet I had no suspicion of its exi.-tir i
and ase'till a late stage in this survev. n
cepting on the west side of the Green M r
To this Mr. S. R. Hall adds as an t.
reason !-r the great exuberance ot tU- -m
n portion of Vermont, that ve ry !ar -tracts
now cultivated were, at a ge-ologn
period not very remote, the bottom t pr.
lakes or tbe ucean. Much of the t r.
valley of Lake Champlain was covered w.:
salt water so recently that the shcli-t ol m .
loske are found abundantly in the c! ty- ar .
sand, more than it hundred feet a'ovV
present surface of tbe water.
A SiNe.1 lab FtatLT Rxuc. A w:i:..
the Albany Eeentng Journal who has I :
yhnting the Cattaraugus Indian Reervati -says
: Ine bones of Red Jacket are n it ''ur
led, but are kept at the bonso of h: Jc-ci n
dants in a wooden chest. On the deatii 1
the great chief he was buried in the Buffalo
reservation. The stone oyer h's grave
gradually was chipped away and tho mem -rial
otherwise defaced by too eager memcn
tohunters. The Indians meantime removed
to this rrwnation. Leading gentlemen of
Buffalo determined to place his remain in
the new ccrae tcry. beyond the reach o; u:e
ovcr-curiuus, and honor them with a monu
ment. Accordingly, they procured n ca Irn
coffin, but hit family, on Ir lining t: cir j ur-
pose, n-!u'"l to accede I it, and uemanded
the dust of the great ciUir, and ever since
hare tenaciously held all that remttins of
him. Measures are now on loot, however,
under tbe auspices of the tJnfialo Historical
Society, to give the boots appropriate-
and a axaexx. TI.c 1-a'k
Hark, fell in with the
ship Gratitute, Capt. MeStmtber, on the 1st
ia a sinkiug condition, with S(H s j-Is on
brd. dpt. B. std br until Ii were
remjved to his bark, nil ''1 -J'3-
i ,v ,,.i., t ,r Rston For eleven
days this higc cat any lived on a pint of
w - ... .9 .ki.iIi (fan I'nap
water and one oi-- t- j .
amvt-d at BostiW on Jioatiay iu a tcrno.c
conditi - .many were seriously ires::,it:e:..
others -ik, and it was a pitiable eight to
beh' lit' people aa ttty emerged tr
,t..r o'oadtd qnarters, weak, cmaci.i:tl
and tl 'r-'y eh"1, many of tbem mm, wo
rsen an J children barefooted. Some bad r.t
strenirlh to walk up the plank to the w! arf.
An infant died in its mother's arms as sin
was leaving the vessel. Carriages wire pro
vided for the feeble, and all were well card
for by tbe authorities of Boston.
It is stateu that an application will -'
made, at tbe present session of the Nt
York Legislature for a new couuty, to
consist ol the tour southeastern tuwru ot
Ulster county and the five iiortheasU.u l
Orange, with tho city of Ncwburth, the
proposed county tu be called Highland.
lor a county in tho shape of this, move
ments have been made at times, with, mora
or less earnestness, for some fifty yw-
OciacuS Feajies. A new sljla Kust--Frame,
for sale at the Vermont Gallery of Art