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MIDDLEBURY REGISTER, JAOTARY 1, 188G.
of thc partles pceing cnch othcr. Tlic
young man wlll leave tlils wcck for thc
home of hls intcndcd wlfc, to bcc hcr for
tho flrst tlme, antl on New Yenr's day
thcy arc to be niarrled.
Later rcports froin Dummerston show
that thc Bhootlngscrupeltherclast week has
thoroughly stlrrcd up tho pcoplc of that
usually tptiet cointnunlty. It appears
that thc 8chool-inaster, Morton Davis,
had scnt one of hls scholars honie Mon
day for dlsoucdicnec in sehool. Tlio boy
wcnt wlth hls trouble to Kariner Frank
Dodgc. who aecompanled thc ljoy to
school Tucsday niorning. Dodge and
thc school-tcacher had a quarrel in thc
school-housc while the boy stald outslde.
It is clalmcd that Davls followcd Dodgc
to tho door and thcnce to thc road wlth a
pistol whlch ho snappcd several tlmes,
until it flnally wcnt oft", tlie hall lodging
iu Dodgc's hlp. Tlic wound is probably
not fatal, thougli thc ball had not bccn
found at last aceounts. The Dummer
ston authorltics havc thc niatter in cliargc.
Davis, wlio surrendcred hluiself, Is a
young mau who has stood well in the
A terriblo galc swept along thc eastorn
ooast of Massaehusetts Saturday niglit,
doing great dainago.
The Apaehes aro eoiiiniitting depreda
tions and niurdcring wliole fuinilic in
Arizona and New Mexieo. Troops havc
been scnt to protect scttlors.
An infurual niaehiue was found on the
doorstep of Judge I.ainbort Tree's $200
000 house at Chioago Saturday niornlng.
If tlic iue had hurned, the house would
havc been hlown to atom.
Janies Turner, a nephew of United
States Senator JJrown, was run over hy a
freight engiue in the Wostorn and Atlan
tic railroad yanls at Atlanta, Ga., Mon
day niglit and ground to death.
Hrighain Young Haiiipton, eonvieted
at Sult Lake City of coii'piring to cntrap
proininent gentiles, was senteneed Wd-
noday to the iiiaxiinuin penalty liiider
thc law one year in the county jail.
Uenjainin K. llealon, Vale S5, and
since hls craduation a tudcut at the Yale
Law school, died suddenly at Now llaven,
t't., Monday, of ovorwork. Ile was try
ing to complete a two-years' eour.se in
A niob of eiti.eiis took Thonias Lyde
and Thomas Sharp, both negroes, from
thc jail near Crawford, Miss., Monday,
anu hanged tliem to a tree. lney were
eaught setting llre to the eotton of Thom
as Kdwards, who llvcs four miles north
Thccensusof Charleston, S.C.,eoinplct
ed Tucsday, shows a total population of
C0.145 aL'ainst 4'J,!)S-i in 1880, an inerease
of over 20 per eent. Thc white population
is 27,005 and the eolored :)2,540. The col
ored surplus eonsits luainly of ehildren
The boller of a thrashing-niachlnc in f
barn near Xew l'rovideiieo,!'.'!., exploded
Tucsday niorning, killing two young
nicn, Christsan llllilebrand and Edward
Ilelni. Tlic barn was hurned to th
irround, witli 1)7 head of cattlc and 10
hogs; loss 87,000, partly insured.
A band of a do.en inen tried to wreck
a passentrer train on the Southeru I'n-
eilic road, a few niiles abovc Kl 1'aso
Tex., last week by blowing up the hridge
aeross tlie i'io Grande as the train passed
over. All preparations wereniadc; but
the train was several liours late: and the
men lled at daylight.
Thc estiinates of tlie natioual depart
ment of agrieulture for thc prineipal
cereals arc coinputod, and the aggregate
bushels in round inillions are as l'ollows
Corn, 13(5: wheat, .'t.": oats, i29. Tlie
area of corn is 73,000,000 ucres; of wheat
.i4,00O,0OU; oats, 2.1,000,000. The pro
duetion of all cereals is f:t bushels to
eacli inhabitaiit, and thc aggregate vol
unic is larger tlian auy fornier year.
Jlrs. JSrluget Uarrity, aged Go years
was found niurdered in hcr housc in llar
rison,X. .1., by boys. Her skull was frac
tured over and baek of tho left ear
stouc wrapped in paper with wliieh the
deed is suppo.-ed to havc been comuiitted
was found on tho lloor. Mrs. Garrity
owned property and had tho rcputation
of being a miscr. Robbory was un
doubtedly the inotivc for tho eriine
Tliere is no clue.
Earthouako shocks appear to have
passed over the eountry Monday nlght
and early Tucsday niorning, althougli
they are reported only at Hartford, Ct.
and Bloouiiugton, 111. Several sharp
shocks werc felt at Hartford betweun
4 :30 and 5 :Ii0. Ono was folt dlstinctly in
Blooinington and othcr plaecs in tlic ini'
niediato vicinity. 'J'lic shock disturbed
peoplo while in the strcets and at their
hoines. There also was a similar shook
Saturday niglit. Tlie ruinbling of both
reseinhled tlie noise niade by tho burstiu
of aboiler or tho distant iiiing ofaitll
ine Jtatiway A'je oi cnicago says, re-
garding railroad buiiding the past year
The total longth of lnain llne, not Includ
ing sccond traek, sidings or rcnowals, lald
iu tho rnltcd States during188.-Mvas 3113
miles. Tlils is about 700 inilos less tlian
tlic new niiieage of 1881, and if is lc
tlian iu any year sineo 187S when tln
total was but 2087 miles. The work donc
has been largely on branehes and cxten
sions of moderato leugth, and has not in-
cluded any vcry largc Unes, such as
prcvlous years havc holped grcatly to
swell tho total. In New Englnnd and
the Kast almost no new track has bccn
addcd. Thc prineipal acttvlty has bccn In
tlic Southcm States and In thc bclt bc
twccn tlic Missouri river and thc Paclflc
States and terrltorlcs.
A Chrlstmas trec catight flrc at Chl
cago Frlday of last week and at lcast
2"0 pcoplc wcre hurt in tlie panic that
ensued, but nonc of thcm fatallj.
Tlic Washington Itepublican flgurcs
out that in thc Ilouse of Keprcsentatlvcs
143 Democrats and 52 Kcpubllcans arc
opposed to tlie supenslon of silver coln
agc and 39 Demoerats and 01 Uepnbll
eans favor it.
AVilllain E. l'age, railroad and cxprcss
agcnt In Goldcn City, Barton county, Mo.,
was arrestcd at St. Louis Tucsday whcn
ho steppcd daintily from tlic train attircd
in a complete suit of jiiournlng bclonging
to his wlfc. Thrcc packagcs wcre found
in tho skirts of his drcss, one contalnlng
0000 stolen moncy and thc othcr two
1'ev. Itenjamin Mycrs and IJcv. S. .T.
Coopcr, ncgro prcachers of Buckhan
non, V. Va., of the Methodlst and
Itaptlst denoinlnations, thc othcr day en-
aged lu a splrited dlscusslon of creed,
liroeeeding from angry words to a rougli
iind tumble tlglit. Cooper smasbed a
heavy ehalr over the head of hls antago-
nist without ell'eet. 3Iyers tlirew Cooper
down and then deliberately bit ofl' the
left ear and a portiou of Cooper's noe
nd lip before hi vietim's shriek of paln
brought assistanee. lycrs wlll be proe
cuted for niayliem as soon as lie reeovers
from several kulfe gasbes inllieted by
K. Gerreti, an italian, was beatmg liis
wifo at Mt. I'leasant, a village near
Charleston, S. C, AVeduesday, when his
brother, S. Gerreti. and.Iaines i'. Colburn,
wcll-known Charleston insuraneo agcnt,
interfered in tlie woman's bebalf. The
wife with hcr four little ehildren cseaped
from the lni'-band. who, ineened at the
interferenee, erept up behind Colburn
ind sbot hini, probably fatally. Alter
liooting Ccdburu. Gerreti lled to his
farm, liursued bv tlie town inarhal and
i )osse. lie loeked hhu-elf up in his
house and delleil tliem. While hi pursu-
ers were deliberating. Gerreti plaeed the
mu.lo of his jiitol lu hls nioutli and
blew out his hrain.
l'his story eomes from Seattle. W. T. :
n Italian boatnian, aeeompanied bysev-
en Clilnamcn, lelt lctona, is. . ., one
day last sunmier for the Amcriean sidc
of the stralts of Fuea. 'Wlien almost
ncross the straits tlic Italian observcd the
United States cuttcr Olivcr "Waleott com-
ing toward liim evidently to cxaminc tlie
contents of hiseraft. He became alanued,
iind to avoid the penalties attaeliing to
tlie oflimce of sinuggling Cliineso into the
United States re?olved to makc way with
tlic evidcnce of his guilt. He callcd the
Chinainen out of the cabin one by one,
and as each man canie on deek the Italian
struck liim on thc head with a club and
then pitched the body overboard. When
otllecrs from tho cuttcr boarded his boafc
they found notbing. Tlic story is told
by a reeently eonvieted sinuggler, who is
now a prioncr in the United States peni
tcnjiary. An investigation will be niade.
I.utlier Cline, a druggit at Broad 1 i 1 1
ple, Ind., Tucsday niglit killed one of two
desperadoes who attacked liim and liis
wlfc jut after lie eloed liis storc for tlie
niglit. One deeoyed Cline into his store
and the othcr paed into tlie fainily room
wliere his wife a itting. Cline, as ho
reached the store, looked baek and saw
liis wife struggling with villain Xo. 2,
who was apparently choking hcr to
death. When Cline atteiupted to go to
hcr assUtance villain Xo. 1 t-hot hlin in
tlic head and tlien clocd witli hini, giab
biug liim around the ueek and .-hootiug a
seeond tiuie. The Miot iu'ed its niark'
Thc eontest grew hot and de-perate, but
linally Cline got tlie pistol. He then shot
hls assailaut tlirough tlie head, killing liim
iustantly. The aeeoniplieo fled. Thc
dead man is a short, dark, heavyet fel
low, perliaps 2S years old. TJie peoplc
arc scouring tlie neighborhood for the
one who escaped. Cline was sliot In tlie
faee, tho ball pa.ing iuundertliomoutli.
A gangof Martin county (Ind.) desper
adoes havc just been brought to gricf by
tlie deserted wife ot ono of tlicni, .Tohn
Arelicr. Sho told tlic police Monday that
four years ago hcr husband and liis
brother killed Jolin ltuneh. a voung farm-
cr who had condeinncd their lawlcss
doiugs, and sunk his body in I.ost river;
that they became frightcncd at tlie eom
motion causcdby liuuch'sdlsappearance,
took liis body out of the river and hurned
it in a saw-iuill furnaee, burying tlie
boncs undcr tlio eollln in a newly-niadc
grave. The sherill' arrestcd Archer Jlon
day ; but tho niurdercr got away by an
artillce. Ho was capturcd Tuosday by a
posbo of 12 inen at tho farm of Lcroy Boyd
llvc niiles south of Vineeimes, Ind., and
takcn to thc Jlartiu county jail. David
Craific, another of tho gang, has been ar
restcd at Shoals, Ind., and lodged iujail.
Itoth of thcsc nicn statc that liuucli was
killed by tho Archer gang In July, 1882,
becaus-o he had aided a farm liaud in
cscaping from the couutry. Archer and
Crainc aro vcry badly frightencdaiidfear
that they will ho lynclied.
Austiu, Tex., lat week was the sccno
of several atroclous niurders. Tlio wife
of AVilllam H:ineotli, a reputablc me
chanic, was dragged from her lied shortly
aftcr midnlght Clirlstnias niorning, out
raged, knocked in the head wlth an ax
and left dying in thc back-yard, whcro
sho was found by her husband shortly
after. At about tho same time soniebody
entered tho houso of Jlr.l'hlllips, a well
knnwii nreliltnet. wcnt Into tho rnom
whcrc hls young sotn .Tames, with hls
wlfc and baby wcro sleeping, stunncd
tlio sleeping husband hy a blow on tlic
head wlth an ax, dragged thc wlfc Ella
Into tho vacant lot behind thc house,
tlirew a heavy rall across hcr bosoni, out"
ragcd and brutally maltreatcd her, aud
as in thc otlicr casc spllt. licr liead opcn
with an ax. Thls is tho scquel of a sc
ries of outragcs and niurders that havo
fllled thc placc with terror fora year past
and wliich bear evidcnce of havlng been
committed by thc samc rulllan. Witlilii
thc year 13 eolored womcn are known to
have been outraged, sevcn of whoni wcre
afterward brutally niurdered. Elght
white wonien wcre attacked on the strcet
or in rooms, four outraged, and thrcn
Thc 77th birtliday of Ir. Gladstone
was cclebrated at his liome Tucsday. He
rccelvcd 400 lcttcrs of congratulatlon.
Tho Koman Catholic bisliop of Montrc
al has issued a mandatc proliibltlng
pricsts from taking part ln Hicl agita-
Thc crcditors of tlic ICing of Bavarla,
according to tlio London Stamford, havc
united in a petitinn for a distralnt of tlio
goods and propcrtv of thc roval liouso-
liold. Thc King is a crank, and a vcrv
extravagant one, too.
The board of guardians at Cork, lie.,
havc deeidcd to build 273 cottages at the
cost of S.'iOI) caeli. The moncy has been
borrowed from the board of works. The
rent of each cottage will be one shilliug
yi de Lesep, who has been lobbyin
in tlie 1- reneh Sennte and Cbamber of
Dcputic in eonnectiou with tlie lottery
scIkmiic iu aid of thc Panama canal, ha
been aured tliat a liiaionrv ot tlie meii-
ber will vote in favor of authorizing tln
The l!riti-h cabinet lias prepared a tar'
itl'bill for lutroduction into Parliament
autliori.ing the linpositioii ot uutic on
inii(iil into tireat lSritalu from eoun
trlc iiiiiio-ing duties on linports from
Great liritain. Tlie measure will he
founded on the reports of Lord Iddes-
lcigh's eoiiuni-sion on trade, wliich (ind
that Kuglisli depresMon is due iiriinarily
to foreign coinpetition.
M. l'asteur on Monday sucecssfully in
oculated Cliarles Kaufmau of Eranklin,
X. .T., who was bittcn hy a stipposed mad
dog Xovcmber 21, and sailcd from Xew
York on the. steamer Labrador Decciu
lier 10. M Pasteur will inocnlate I)r.
Ludwig I!. Sattler of Orange, X. .T., the
vcterinary surgcon who was bittcn Dc
ceniber 13, onco a (day for eight consec
utive days. The four Newark ehildren
will leave for home Sunday.
Earl Cowpcr, who was lord licutenant
of Ireland from Jlay 0, 1880, until April
20, 1882, undcr Mr. Gladstonc's adminis-
tration, has written to thc London Timrs
in rcgard to tlic Irih (iiiestion. Earl
Cowper says : Honie rule for Its own
sake is not desired hy thc lrih. Any
one can co by a pcrusal of tho Irish
newspapers iublished during my own
term of otliee in Ireland that thcy do not
reveal a singlo mention of the home rule
scbenie. but arc solely involved in dl-
cuss'mg tlic (metiou of rcnts. Thc
strike against the paymcnt of rents will
soou be a bigger dilllculty for tho gov
crmncnt to deal with tlian was ever thc
honie-rule (picstion, and nnist eventually
interferc with imperial intercsts.
Criminals and the Law.
Chlef .lu-tlee Coleridge, in ndilrc-slm;
limnhcr of dl-cliawd prlsoners in I.onitnn
thc othcr evenliiK, sald thut thcro wcre few
thin innrc lie(iiently bornc ln uit tho
JudKc's nilnd tlian the little cood he eould do
the criinliial by the M'litence whlch ho lin
poeil. Tlnw sentenees olten dld uotlilnK but
uumivcd harm, thougli lie wns muo that
tliroiiKhout tlie eountry the (?reatest paiushad
been takcn to make onrinisons as nseful ns
poible ln the way of belns refonnatoiles.
Itut ns a nintter of fact they wero not so,
thniiKli they wcro betterthan they uscd to bo
On the prcsent oecuslon ho ilesiieil partlcu
larly to insl-t upon two points. Klrst, lu his
Judfnnent, thero should bo a much greatur
lenicncy ln tho scalo of our punlshments. Ilo
had thought a (?ood deal nbout tho queMlon,
and hnd como to tho concluslon that tlio
lcngthcned pcrloda of imprlsonment inipo-ed
by our law wero prodnctivo of almost un
mixed ovil. Tho practieo imposed on tho
Judgcs by moro than ono act ot Parliament of
sentenciiijf to lontf tenns of imprlsonment
persons eonvieted of trivial but rcpcatcd of
fences dcserveil thoroiiKh eondeiimatlon.
Petty oirenses, oven thoiiKhl often repeated,
reinaln petty otfcnccs stlll. Ho had often had
men broufiht bcforc him a Breat part of whoso
lives hnd bccn passed year alter year In tenns
of imprlsonment for what woro rcally only
trinlnB mntters offcnccs whlch in the scalo
of dlgnlty of crimo lianlly reached tho hl(?ht
of petty larceny. Thero should nlwnys bo
somo dcgree of mornl proportlon botwccn
tho crlincs piinishcd nnd tho punishnient iu
lllctcd. ITnlcss that wero so thc puuishiiicnt
wns npt to striko tho publio nnd tho suircrcr
with a strong senco of injustico, whlch was
prodnctivo of inucli cvil. Tho tlmo had como
for u Kcneral rovislon of oar systoin In thls
roi-poet. Secondly, ho wlshcd to seo au ex
tension of tho systcm whlch was carricd out
by thls socicty a systcm of hclpiiif? prlson
ers on their dlschare;o. Without snch hclp
what wns a mnn todo? His chnractcr wns
Bono and his powcr for work scriously dlniln
ishcd. His chanco of workin tinies when it
was hnrd for tho honcst nnd lndustrious to ob
taln cinploymcnt was still moro scriously lin.
palred. Society lnust doubtless punish;but It
was no less its duty to nlt'ord thoso whom it
puntshcd an opportunity of leadlm? a bctter
llfu. Tho Breat problcm was to overeoino tho
dllllcultles whlch lay In tho wny of achiovini?
thls rcsult. Ono of tho most intcrostliiB reo'
ollections of hls llfu wns hls vlslt whcn ho
wns ln Xew York to two lnstitiitions whlch
hnd been foimdcd on two of tho islnmts whlch
lay in tho liarbor of that Rieut elty by tho
.Stuto of New York. Ono was a penltoiitlary
aud tho othcr a refonnatory, aud they wero
bo pluccd as to bo absolutely out of eoutact
witli tho plty Itself. Thero was in ono of theso
bulldlngs some 1000 tir 1700 boys and girls who
hnd been eonvieted of tiivtul oll'enccs. Thcy
wcro Kontthcre, notn crlmlnnls, but to ho
trnlncd to uaunil work ln llfc. Ho nncertnlncil
tlint no fittina wns itttaehed to nny ono for
lmvliiR been ln tbo lnstltutlon. Tburownsa
story, for tho tmtb ot wliich ho would not,
but for tho posnlblllty of whlch hocould vouch,
of a young nmrrled couplo who vlsltod thls
liiHtltutlon, nnd uller glvlns, cnch of thcm,
n handsomo contrlbuttoii to lls funds, con.
fesscd to cnch othcrthnt thcy hnd onch of
thcm been lniiintcs of tlio lnstltutlnn.
8T. AI.1UNS I'ltODUCH.
At St. AlhniiH, on Tnestday, tho nttcnilnnco
wns fntr, rccclpts vcry llRht mid ninrkct dull,
nnd jirlccH nbout tho snmo ns lnst wcuk. I.ntc
mndo buttcr, lSc; October.mnde, 18 to 20c;
sclcctlons, 21 to 2'2c; nnd eomo cxtra dnlrlcs
at n little hlBlicrflifiire. Shtpmcnt, 12JS tubs.
Kkrs, Mo for strlctly fresh.
Ituttcr is stcndy nnd ln fnlr dcmnnd. Wo
quotcoxtiii Northorn crenmcr' at 27 to2Sc.
cholce nt '23 to 25c, nnd good to ehoico at 17 to
22c. Kxtrn Korthcni dalry nells nt Sl
to 2tc, nnd cholco nt 18 to inc. Wcst-
orn dnlry nt 18 to 20o for chotco, nnd 10 to lftc
for fair to Rood; lmltntlon crcamcry nt 22 to
24o for oxtm, nnd 15 to lSc for good to ehoico-
Chi'csi! Is ln niodcrnte. dcmnnd nnd steudy,
wlth snles of oxtra nt ftll-l to 10c, cliolco nt 83-4
to !ic, and common to t?ood at 5 to So pcr lb.
i:H(?s nro imlet, Avlth snlcs of cxtnv Kastern nt
28c, fnncy nt Mc, New York nnd Vermont nt 25
to 20c, W'cstcm fresh nt 2:1 to 21c, Jtlchlsan nt
21 to 25c, nnd Xova Scotln nt 25 to 20c per doz
licnns nro In llKht rcquest, and wo rmnto
Xoithern nt $1.75 to $1.80, Now York nt $1.(15 to
S1.70 per buhul for hiind-nlcked. Cnnnda licns
nro sclllnB In smnll lots 8.5c to $1 per huhfl:
as to qiinltt)'. l'otatocs nro (pilet nnd ensy,
with ri)o sellhiK nt 55 to IkSc, Ilebrons nt 45 to
70e per liuthcl nnd wweet nt $1.50 to 2.50 per
bbl. Apples nru In dcmnnd nnd 1lrm, nnil wo
qnote, Xo. 1 Ituldwlns nt $1.75 to $2.00 per bbl.
l'oultry is qnlet, wlth elioleu Xorthern nnd
Kn'-teni turkeyH scllliiK nt 11 to 12c; Western
turkeyn nt 10 to 11c, nnd chickeni at II to 12c
Tliere is n stcnily ilomnnd for nll kinds nnd
prlces aro llriu. l'lne nshed llcece.s nre do
lntrlictter. Miles of MU'hlwiu X nt 30 1-2 nnd
llJc per lb. ohio and rennsylvnnla lleeoes
coiiiiiinnd It-'l for X, III nnd 35c for XX and 3(1
nnd 3Sc (or XX nnd nbovc. ln foivinn wool
nothin of coiiKcquence Is bcitiK done.
w.vuanow.N uvi: m k.
Wai numw.v, 51n'., Dec. 20.
Ciittle licc eipts, 1071. There Isim improve-
inent lu tlic lnmUet from last week.
Mnrket lieef Kxtra, $s.iki; flit qmdlly,
$7.00 nnd 7.50; second do, $5.00 nnil $0.50; thlnl i
do, $1.00 nnd $4.50.
Morc Cattlo olklllB oxen, per pair, from
$1(KI and S1S5; furron cows, $15 nnd $30; fnn-
ey, $50 nnd $tf; milch cows nnil cnlves, $25
nnd $4S; yenrllnKH $10 nnd $18; two yenr olds,
$14 and $J8; threo year olds, $21 and $40.
Swinc Itoccipts, I0H. Western fat, llve,
4 1-lto43-lc jicr lb; northern dresseil hogs,
5c per 11).
Mieep and l.ambs Itccclpts, 2927. ln lots at
$2, 3 to 3.75; cxtra at $4 to 1.50.
Venl cnlves at 2 1.2 to (1 l-2c pcr lb.
InclmliiiR what cnttle nrrlved for oxport tho
snpply wns ncarly twlco the nmount of last
week. Tho markct for cattlo docs not ini.
Lprovc in vnhics, and thc movctnent continucs
inbdonrte. Tho best salc noticed wns at 8c
drosscd wciRlit for n lot sold to un exporter to
shlp for KiiKlund. JI. I'ike sold 8 enttlc, aver-
ni?o lWK) lbs, nt 5 14c per lb. L. W. It. K.
Krcnch sold 2 cnttle, wuinlit 24S0 lbs, nt 4 1.2o
pcr lb, nnd $1 over; 4 cattlc, to dross 1125 lbs,
utll 7-8c pcr lb. 1). W. W. Scollans sold 7 AV!st
em steers, nvoraBo 1200 lbs, nt 5 l-4e pcr lb, I.
W.J 4 do. uverntfe 112.5 lbs, nt 5c pcr lb I.. W.
10 cows avcniKC 070 lbs, at 3 l-8c pcr 11), IA W.;
3 do, nvcniKC 800 lbs, nt 3c pcr lb, I,. V. 1).
Kislicr sold 0 cows nnd hclfers nvcrntfo 875 lbs,
nt 3c per 11), I,. Y. A. C. Klbbllnj,' sod 4 cnttle,
dress 050 lbs, nt fi :Mc per lb, I). W.
Roport of tho condltlon of tho Na
tlonal Bankof Middlebury
nt Middlebury, in tho State of Vermont, nt tho
closo ot buslnoss, Dccember 21, 1885.
I.oans and diconnts,
1'. s. Ilonds to securo circulntlon,
l . Ilonds on liaud,
Otlicr stocks, bondsnud inortKaKes,
Due from approveil reserved atjcnts,
lteal cstntc, fiunlturo and llxtures,
(Jlii'cks and otlicr enh itciiis,
llills ol olher bauks,
I'lactlonnl papcr eiiiTency, nlckels
I.cual tender notes,
Kcdemption fund wllh V. S. Trens.
urcr (5 pcr eent. of circulntlon,
Capltnl stock pald ln,
Xational bank notes outstandlnK,
Indlvidual deposlts snbject to check,
Dciuand certlllcates of deposlt,
Total, $537,038 10
ntatk or vi:iimoxt. ( i, unnries k. l'nr
County of Addison, ss. ( nny, Cnshierof tho
nbo o uamed bank, do solemnly swear that
the above statenient Is truo to tho best ofmy
knowleU?o anil Deuei.
(JHAltl.KS K. I'lXXKY. Cashler.
Pubscribed nnil sworn to bcforc mo thls 30th
dny of Dccember, 1885.
GKOItOK M. FJ.KTCHEIt,
A. A. KI.F.TClIKlt. ! Direetors.
JOll.N (i. WKI.IdNfiTOX.
Roport of thocondltlon of tho Flrst
Nntlonal Bank of Orwoll,
nt Orwell, ln tho Stuto ot Vennont, at tho closo
ot misiness, iecoml)cr2l, 1N,
Loillis nnd dlscounts, $254,871 Vi
Ovcnlrafts, 2,43(1 04
V. S. Itonds to securo circulntlon. 100.000
Othor stooks, bonds and inortKnRcs, 11,289 0!)
Due from iipjirovod reservo ngcnts, 2.1,773 !)7
Dno from othor Xationnl banks, 2,522 38
lliio from Stato bnnks and bnnkors, 11,311 04
Itoal estato lunilturu amt llxturos, o,oou
Curront expensos nnd taxes pald, 1,148 70
Checks nnil othor ensh ltoms, 710 47
llllls of othor bnnks, 2,557
Kractlonul iiuuur curroiicv. nlckels,
nnd ponnies, 149 30
Specie, 2,850 70
l.egnl tenilcr notes, 7,oix)
Itedemiitlon ftmd wlth IJ. S. Treiisur.
or (5 pcr eent. clrculutlon), 4,500
Capital stock paid in,
Xational bank notes outstnndinK,
Indlvidual deposlts subtecttochcck, 112,fl:!9 07
Dcinand coitltlcates of deposit, 155 00
Duu to otlicr Nntlonnl banks, 100 70
Due to Stato banks and bnnkors, 4,09(1 71
Notes and bllls ro-dlscoimted, 6,000 00
Total, $431,121 94
STvrnor vkiimoxt. I. v. K. Jiusii.easu
County of Addison, ss; j icr ot tho abovo
nnmed bnnk, do solcmiily swear that the
ubovo stnteiuent is truo lo tho best ot iny
knnwledKO aud bellef.
C. i:. 1HTSH. Cashler.
hubscribed aud sworn to bcforo mo tlils 30th
dny of Dccember, 1885.
J. S. WII.COX, Xotnry l'ublle.
Correct Attest :
T. A. HAMMOXD, J Direetors-
A LARGB ASS0RTMFJT
Fur Caps, Gloyes, &c.
ALSO A FINE LINE OF
&c, JUST EECEIVED.
CHAPMAN & CO.,
Thc Casli Clothicrs and Fnniislieis,
NEXT I3EOKWITI1 & CO.. MIDDLEBURY, VT.
The Prudent Man
INSURE.S against inevitablc Loss of Life or Property, and rea
sons that DELAYS are DANGEROUS.
Includcs thc I.nreest, Snfest nnil llest
" Reliablc Indeinnity, Prompt
Agcncy. BROOKS represcnts tlic
of tiic eountry also tlic
Old New York Life
whicli has paid over EIGI1TY-OXE JIILLIONS DOLLAI5S OASII in claims to
poiicy-boldcrs, aud now holds tlio largcst Riirplus of any Lifo Iusuraucc Corapany
in tlic eountry, upon n 4 per eent reservo basis.
THE FIDELITY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE CO. OF NEW YORK
Iiisures against Accident, Guarantees Fidelity to Trnsts, and iusurcs Plato Glass.
200,000 doposited with Stato of Now York to protect policy-holders.
CSy Givo Brooks' Agency a call before insuring clscwliere.
MILTON A. BROOKS, Pro&k, Middlebury, Vt.
LETTER AND NOTE IIEADS,
PROMPTLY EXEGUTED AT FAIR
THE EEGISIER CO.
Ono hcaTy yoke of OXES lor fattcning or for
work. Cneap for casli.
E- S. BTEAltNS.
Scttlements," is thc motto of tliis
LEADING FIRE COJIPANIIiS
A COMPLETE STOCK OF
IN LARGE VARIETY AT
Neitlier tinio or Spaco to go into dctails.
Aro closo npon us and tho pnblic is in
Vitcd to call and
Examine our Stock
AS TO PRICES
Havo only to say that will guanin
AS LOW AS ANY FIRM IN THE
Wo shall not iieruiit onr Imtuudiato
Compotitors to beat us as longas wo
can get cost for goods. You
cau dcpend upon tliis.
WE WILL jrAIvE ALLOUU STATE
BSubscnptions to uowspapors nud
periodicala to any'addrcss until Jun. 1 at
about wholesalo iiricos nnd cxpeuso of
Dec. 18, "85.
DISSOLUTION OF COPARTNERSHIP.
Tlio flrm known na lliooks A Noluinl, (inlntcra
U tliis dar iliasolred by uiutual coneent.
Middlebury, Vt., Dcc. 4, 185.
3.1lusincea will bo continucd bjS, Urooka.