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MIDDLEBURY, VT., JANUARY 5. 1883.
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Reading notlcea, perllnc, cach lnsertion...l0cta.
Up Btalra In Stylcs' new Block,
JAMES M. BLADK, Attorney nnd Couneel
l"r t Uw, and Solicitor and Master in
Ubanoery. Offlce in Browstcr'B Block.
Middlebury, Vt., Aprll2, 1877.
E. antu'rcr and dealer inall klnUa oi
Amerlcanand Forclgn Marblo.Uranlte Work, 4c.
With Old Middlebury Marble Co. "1
J- S. OUANDI.BR, Ponilon Attorney,
Pmmtmites all tienslon clalma on modornte
...,, il, ,.,,. niiAHOKS oi- DKSEUTION
RBMOVKD, enabllng aoklior to procuro bounty
and pay due at datc of aucli chargea. State care.
fully and oucIobo atampa lor repiy.
Q.EORCE E. LAWRENCE,
ATTOUNEY AND COUNSEI.OU AT T.AW
Speclal attcntlon glvcn to proaccutlon of pen
B.on ciaima, oouiuy.iuiiu nniiainoi u-.
JJENRY S. FOOTE,
A TTOR NliT A XD CO VXS T.I. OKATLAW.
iranAi.tai attontfnn trivon tn th pvatnination oi
ttia an.l innviTnnplii(r. thn mirchase. Ihe salc
and excbango ef real estate, and the collectlon of
renta. umce in uuuoipn uiuck, miuiurouij
A New York naner
Imk left $7,000,000.
The Estev Orcran Co. now cmnlov over I olvil servlce reform bltl to denth is n
0,000 tuen, tlie largest f orce evcr eni- dlsaupolntincnt to some of lts opponnnts.
nloved. but lt Ulll 1ms to run the cauntlet of the
vr ,.,, .. , tr . .. ,., llouse, nnu lts nnai raie is quuo ns mucn
Nonna. lnylorof Vormont won tho 12 Lnai.roWd In doubt as over. Should
Mellen, D.D. S '
Offlce lioura, 8 to n a.
M., 1 to & 1'. 11. umce
"over Frank A. Fama.
Iitng gaa admlnlatcrd.
AUVIN'S rHOTOGUArn Q AI.L.EHY
Stylea Block Middlebury, Vt. 1'hotogrnphB
all the aty4ea, at most reaaonable prices. Ap
pointmsnta Bellcited. Prompt and carcful at
Mntton wlll be glvcn. All work guaranteod.
J. E. QAUVIN, Photographer.
THK OEKTRAI, PHOTOGBAPH OAL
LEllI. over Aldan'a varicty Btore, Middle
bury, Vt. Fine photogiaphic portralta a Bpeclnl
ry. Old plcturea carefully copled and enlargcd
to any dealred aize and llnlohed in rolora or
ittdtn lnk. Tbanklng my frlenda for tbcir llbcral
patroaage durlng the past year 1 ahall emleavor
to merit a continuanco of tno aamo by furniahing
tbm with good work atfair prlcca.
6 A.V. UKOWN,riiotoCrpUer.
Mannfactured by J.
G. UROSS & HliO., Sallne
IS THE KIN6 OF MILLS I
Ho power is choaper than wlnd for
ralslng water from the deop to
any holght. Why thls Stan
dard Is tho bost !and why
irtrat It li the glmpleat, alrongest aud leaat
conpllcated wlnd englne niade.
Second Tlie iceand elect cannot prevent Ha
Thlrd It baa more power, owlng to lta con
atructlon and inechaniam.
rottrth ltia self.regulatlng, thercfore always
on m balance, bo a chlld can handle lt.
fiftb Tbla railll baa all or tba comblnatlona
wblcb makea it aecond to nonc, poaacaalng gre at
capaelty and durability. Kvcry niill ia warranted
tt (to all we clalm for it. l'artica dealrlng wlnd.
rnllla wlll do well to call and get our prlcea
btfcre looking clsewbere. tieud for our lllus.
traMd pamphreta and prlcea, or call at Karl 4
Bcrnum'f, wbere w wlll be found on Monday of
Dcti week, Ordera left at Karl 4 Uarnum'a
Mdto wlll racelve prompt attention. Agenta
HMMed In erery county. Addreaa, wltli atamp,
J. A. WATT8 & 80N,
(Gen'l Agenta for Vennont),
9lt Middlebury, Vt.
Tbla nowdcr novcrvailc. A marcl olpurity,
BtrciiKtli and wliolcaomcnoas. Mnro cronoinlcnl
tlmn tlin nnlinnrv kltn.p. nnd cnnnot bo sold in
rnmiiolillnn witli tho lnultitiulc of lnw tPRt. eliort
weigur, nium or piinspnnio iHiwiicra. otu oviy
uicans, iiui au iiakimi i-owdki: ui.,
411-ly lWi WnllBt.,.N. V.
FOW E3JT AND BEAST.
Eavs, and all ollier
1'ains and Aches.
It is a safc, surc, and
CiJ'ccltml Remcdy for
Galls, Strsins, Scratches,
One tna! will prove its
lnci ils. lts effects are in
Evt'ty lmttlo wnrmntcil to
(,'ivo HntiM'uctlon. Ki'iul ml-
di fbs lor liaiiinlili't. Irvv. ai
liiff t'till dln;tlloin for tho
tii'utiiieiit of nbovo dlM'tisud.
l'rli-uSS ctn. nnd 50 et-. pcr
Ildiry, Jjlmsn & l.orJ, l'roprlrtors,
. 1VASIIINOT0N I.ETTKR.
snys Trenor W.
Washinhtok, D. C, Dee. fG, 1832.
Tho fallure of the Senate to tnlk the
ateaillnoss of eliarnctcr. nnd lii tronjc
t'oiiitiioiiseiivH, shows tlmt lir has iiiany
of hls fathei-'ii tralts In a fcw yi-ars the
fact tlmt lie Ib Llncoln's son wnuld bo a
Iif 1 p to lilm bafore the people."
lnur handlcnp walklng
inntch at Wlll-
f roui ex-rresldent U. S. Orant.
troiii an order isstmd from the denart-
ment of Vermont headcnmrters. O. A. ..
It is learned that the nnnual gathering of
iiiat uoay whi oo neiu in iicnniugton
sonieinnc in fpnnmry next.
At Waterbury, oti Saturday. Jlr.s. Mav
tlie Ulll nass tne uour it wiu oniy iiei twi. n, iqo
aftor a nrolonced delay and wltli such a p,i seViiai of thn ohl Inhnhtt.nnt.a nf tl.
Atnonir the nmnr messaees reeelved bv load of amendments tlmt nnother debate
Mr. Spraguc, of Urandon. in referenee to must ensuc In tho Senate. In the judge- kn0Wn aml resnected bv hl townsmeu
tne meeting oi tlie JNational Agrlctiltural meni oi long-neaueu meiiHiers oi uoin gtjmds the nnnie of I.cwls Trpadwav
Associatlon, wns an niitograpli letter nouses tno nwaRiire noes noi stanu a vrry jis Jenth oi:iurrel at hls home Oct. 20.
gooueiiance io iieconieiiiiiwuuniig uiw 1882. Korsometline he had been in
Congrois. And therc Is some doubt as to fniIng ilcrtt,, bul t .lst hs doclinc was
na iuuoui 1n.n.iitai uu-i.., .i ib u.u. very raniu. Ills deatli was almost a siir-
otR l tlio nmuscmcm, ims oecn createu prlso to jlis faraiy. Hs birtli placd was
nyi aicussion or some or our lonner Mear tho homn whero ho llvedafter - hls
cim lervice examinauons. v nen tne marrlaee. II was n. tnember of a lnrfo
...I.. ,m r..i.t.i rf nrnm nnMnn nt r.nmliil-I . .... .
luiua .........-v.u.. inniiiv tii rteen unnurcn now wiuo scat-
Tbcroare at present nlnptv-three stn- ates for oniee as reconiinended by tho tered one brother and seven slstera sur-
dents in the aeaileinb! dcpartnicnt of the coiumision apponueu (lunng tne rresi- vlrehlm. Hls wlfe was Mary S. Wilaon
rnivcrsitv of Vermont 1 1 in the sonlor dency of General Orant wcre undcr dU- ot shoreham .awoman ofenergy andmany
elass, IS in tliejunior, 23 in the sonho- cusslon ln the honate soine years slnce. vlrtues: she was the moiher of thrne chll-
niore anu -l l m tlie rresliiuan, tne laio nenator t,urpenier, one oi xue tircn. one died in Infancy, Joseph Holt
mosr onniani imu ermme memuers oi anA willle Lewis Treadway.his two sons,
tuai uuuj,.uiuiiiTOiiiiui,in; nuuiuuc - aro living on tne oiu liomestc.iu. .urs
perhaps, for the reason that the presided over the household nnd takcn
ineinbcrs or tho commlsolon werc morc tlie nlace of ti mother to the ehlldrpn. Thn
t iif i ! , ! ll i I 1 1. 1 I . . . ...
in musor iicnry iiarrett, a French- tncorenuiu nmu praunuai umi uh lauois dcatti of Jlrs. Treadway was a grcat
mau, was Knoeked down, Satuihav nifflit. 'ere nuicuiea anu came to naugnc. ine SOrrow to hcr family. Mr. Treadway
bv a party of roughs. severely beaten and o'11 whicii nas just passea provities tlmt Was an industrlous and hard-working
stabbed seven times In the back. IIIs the eompetltlve examitmtions shall be llirm. By his thrift, energy and flmncial
iuu is uuspaiicu OI. Bevcrai Ot HIS :iS:Ul- I prai:ui;;ii iuLiii.ii v.iuii.njn.1, uui w) ocuuic
ants hayo been arresti'd. thls, it wlll bo nocessary for the presl-
T ... r,t . . dent to appolnt as tnembers of the com-
In tlie caso of the State of Vermont vs. .,i.,,,n..oi i,ain.eS ,i n,
m x . - . . IllianiUll I'lllLIIVttl PlO.IIVOT llll II nn 11 VI
1. 1 . . . i , . , - - 1 UllkllUOIU"V uvuiimuai a ui vnv iiuk
uumir coiivicieu at oc. . oimsuury or i,0urs of tho present dlscussion. whHe
.llll . . ,!'! ol,cmler " Senators werc wearv and worn Senator
thls buiness, but has hithorto escuped ueck madea litllo passagc too good to bc
COllVlCtiOn. i . Sonntnv nnrtnnn nf Mnrvlnml ns
A woman in tlie rulsc and dress of a n the flmir. and at tlie tlme tlie venera-
Iaborer has been at work at Sutheiland ble Cni. IJassctt. assistant sersant-at
rails (iuarrie3, liut lett sttUilenlv a fow nrnm nf t.hn Senato. nnd who for vears
tiaysago. aii oincer appearetl for her was captnin-genernl of tlie tsenato pages. ilc wus crcatlv bcloved.
leamng over to racm uuic - uinu antl Indulf
Soithlleld, under the charge of JIIss S.
llarrlson llume ot Boston, who clalm
ed to be the ploneer of supplementary
reading, spoke in favor ot it and patd a
glowlng trlbutc to Vermont mrn. At
Uils point Rey. L. G. Ware of Burlington,
rcad an elaborate paper on the library as
an aid to the reading class.
I'rof. Stanlev Hall eave a lecture upon
the rocent Educational Progress whtch
was tho llnest ell'ort heard In Montpelier
for some tlme.
SATL'rttlAY A. M.
At the buslness rueeting the artion of
tlie cxecutlve rommtttcc, in hoiding and
condueting the present mcettng, was
lieartily approvril and thcir cstimate of
expenses was nllowcd and an order on
tion is crltlcal.
the treasury drawn. The part by V. O.
Wheatlr wns oinltled and I'rof. Usbun of
Salem Jformal si-hool ooetiplpd the 'lo
est attention of a lnrge aiidieuoe upon
the subject ot Science In the Common
Prln. J. lt. Brackett spoke brielly of
the best tnethods of examinlng teaehers.
llon. t rant J'lumley advocatea temper
ance in tho schools. but tlie tlme was too
limlted to dwell upon the matters of the
Tho nubltshers niade such a fine. tlis-
play of thelr works that nmny stimula-
ting ideas wcre rocelved ny tne teacntng
nrrest soonafter. Slie came with nyoung was
oompanion who left witli her. ,She
left a young husbnud in Canada
Among thn spenkcrft who aro expeeted
io uc prrspni, ai me pirituaiist nonven'
tion to be held at Brattleboro January
121 1. are Oplms B. Lynn. A. K. Stan
ley. E. W. Kmi'ison, Mrs. Gertrudo B
Howanl. .Sarah A. Wiley. rannie Davis
hmitli, hmina I.. Paul, Luzie
chester and Abblu W. Crossctt.
In tlie Senate, on the 20th of Dee.,
struetions from hhn as presldind oilleer.
Senator Beck was liungry aml thirsty,
nml ivnnted Senator Voorhees to co down
to the restaurant with him for refrcsh-
tnents. Tlie Indiana Senator was a lit-
abllity he constantly ndded to hls estate.
and at hls death ho was considered ono of
the wealthiest nieii In Shoreham. Not a
few felt the lnfluenco of hls klnd words
and dccds of charitv : inany came to him
for advlce in tlicir busincss aft'airs ; hls ia
togrity of clmractcr caused him to be
sougiit ror in settung estates and over
seeing the poor of the town ; for a long
tlme lie scrvcd as ciminnan ot Uie uoard
ofselcctmen and represeutcd the town in
the legislatur two years. In hls home
ved, he was a very
gent father, and hls lovo
was reciprocated by hls clitldren. Altho'
hcrecognizcd tlie good in all religlous
dcnominations vct he was a believer in
tnedocttlne or Unlversalisni.IIe helped to
Duiiit tne universaiist Uliurcu in blioie
tle tardy in respondiug, when Mr. Beck hamand always eontributed toitssupport
said. "Uii, comc on, ooniecs; m vi 0ct. 31, 1882, his funeral was attendcd at
lllind tll Is Civil SCrVlCe rerorill talK. lt IS l,a rp.ililinin. In tlin nrspno nf 11 lnrirn
iMan- !H humbug ; what do we want or it .' e audiencc, by Rer. S. A. Parker, who gave
nuye guuu unuuu um vi i a nrier SKetcn or ius nre. uis niemorv
r 1 i .. n!,t.r 1.. .linf 1 ..... ... .. ... . "
now. i.ook at uuiuiaii niuii witn tnat oi nis wiro, wlll ue Kcpt green
bill was introduced bv Senator Edinunds u'mV . iuiVB . , . uuougii au tne years
. . . i nanii r r tn n iintrn viiiiiiiiivr iiiia
3t,u v l'"ri" v" n .
1 . A 1 1 1 A f.l -lnnnA(- l.nmitiiv
sndscrapiio hirwheTho' uscd t"c Vermont Statc TeachenT A.soclntlon
lead him around by the ear. Ain t tliat The meeting of the Vermont Stato
civil service reform enougli.' Lonic on, Teachers' Associatlon at Ilontpelier,
now." jJir uecK S argumeni, was con- caneu togetnera larger num or.teach
vliuilnff and Vooihees vielued wituout a ers and frienda of ecfucatian iT.niisiinl
woi-d. The meeting was held in tho M. churcli
Attni npv npnprnl Brnwster addcd new uec. 6. and JU.
lneu-.. tn his lnurels bv his recent sneech lliursday evening tho associatlon was
before tlie Suprcme Court in reply to ex- called to order by the Pres., Prin. A. E
Spnntnr nonklliiL'. Bnth were masterly Leavenworth of Castleton, and Prln. W
uiUiorizinir tlie construction of two
bridffes over Lake Chamulaln between
Alburgh and Rouses Point, and over Mls
siiquoi Bay between Swanton and Al
burgh, and to establih theni as post
.Tiulgo Redflbld, iu tlie ease of a Barre
man refusing to make an inrentory of his
piopciiy, gives a pro lorma tiecision lor
the town. The listers doubled their
cstimate of the nian's propevtv, but he
claiins that under the law tliev have
riglit oniy to doubl
goes to tlie supreni
al r. i, 1....1 On. lincf nf I IT. Sandprsnn. Wnnilfltnflr. wni nlpfm!
eiiiev.uueotpiopertj i ,..', ,f ,i nllt.t.li i,t,. sec'v. Prnver was oiTered bv I?ev. D. V,.
ntobe his: The oase ' Afin,.,. aU tt v tiiii i ' rl.tZ:
' 1 ou". im,.Mbnn ,in,,i,t timf. Mr. itrpwstpr is Kave a vcrv ilttltiLr address of welcome in
A petfcct dress"
natmal lolnr anu
0 (iiu nnJ t
Att tt riulltty frn-
i irttiiiiilly Im.nir
Anlnvigoratlng Wci!lcit:c I'.'.nt tlevcr Intoxlcstes
This delicioiis cmiili ' i if (.mgcr. liuclm,
Mamlmbi S.tUliii'.'i i ii v ntlicr rf the bcsl
v.rrul!i! teinedm i" ' ' J I ihwirden cf
the bowels, sluinnt li. I.vt.i ' ' .indlungs, Uli
The Bed anJ Jurcst Ccuj'i C.irc Evcr Uttd.
Ifyouare r,iifiMin fi i I. i ' t nmpl iuu,
Neioune, Wal.. tinius. I Iu 11..1I1M11 1) pcv
sia.tige or nny ili'-e te i'i .uii". 1 '"e l'.ul:er'
Gmger Toui.. It ill r i... .1 1.1-111 andbody
and guc you i-cw l:'e ai d m ..n
raiJfor atiytliuiiniiilioiis f n.iid tu t.inger Tomc
nr fnr n f.ulllie 1(1 hrln cr t !.!C.
(0.-, Ili.l (1 " Hl"l ' v- !ti-l.lnit
1SU.. h-oJ f.n ir.i.1 11 I II
FIRE! FIREI! FIRE!!!
"7"OU cannot always nvoid il, but llii'HONt
i lifdt llilng is topiiitcct ybiiiaelf by
INSURING YOUR PROPERTY
iu n good icllnlilo stork company 1 ascrlho my
flatlering eucc ss In the Innuriiuro luiiim'ts the
pastilftecn tiioutlis to tlie lni l llint I rcni(nt
TWO OF THE BEST
tthehi8t meetintr of tho diroetors .... I behalf of tho citlzens. to wlilcli the Prps
of tlie Mary Fletcher Itospltul lu Burling- ?.,i ,;i:nmi 'i.iinsvnnrasles do not responded.
ton, me toiiowing oiucei-s werc cliosen ,i0f,.n..f rrmn i,is ii.nni.nnn nt tlie bar. In '1 lie dlscussion of the eveninir was onen
for tlie ensuing year: Pipsident. I)r. .i...i...n 1... im,.E iumi tniL-i.il ed bv Sunt. I. P. Booth of Northllpltl. nn
Walter Carpenter; vicc-president, M. II. Liinlir nmi 1 wavs ' wlll be. In fact I the nuestion, Do the schools of tho state
liueKlmm; treasurer, T. L. Males; secre- ...ii.f a wMi cH,nt in. intPiula tn lm. sliow the result of sunervision? Rev
tnry. L. G. are; audltor. S. M. Popo; in ,. i.rt nf lils thpnrv of human con- Hcnry Foster of Cavendish, Rev. J. D
suppiintendent, Dr. A. .1. Wlllard. l)r. O. ,,,. . ... .,.., wi,0 is consuicuous for Emersonof Underhill. Ilon. II. O.Wheeler
r. tassett is one or the consultingphy9l- i.ic ni.iiiHns slimihl nlso be eousnlcuous of Burlington, each spoke in referenee to
cmns, aml Dr. b. S. Clark, a ineiiiber of n i.t0 ,i,.,a ,ip,o.1I!m. nnd neisonal be- the quostlon, and the dlscussion was
lnnp-lnirs. Hi thinks tlmt there should closed by Supt. J. J. R Randall of Rut
nnvHr h a mlstakn as to the dcntitv of lanti, wno gave some very interestin
Reninmln Harris Rrewster. I ain liound "gures from tho report of Supt. Dartt
the bnnrd of visltors
Ueorge m, Fisk, of Xorthlle d. s out
iu tlie Xews with a letter advocatinz the
construction of the Montpelier and Lako tn snv tlmt lm 1ms been tolerablv suc- showing the large per ccnt. of Vermont
, . . . ... I - ... . I ,...1..1.. r i .. rt..ti
was cessful tlius far in hls ellorts to Keep i;iiuiur out oi scnooi. i ue omcmi
Tho vejretarian's dilcmma : l,If I drink
water they will say I nm uslng os-ygen.
tr i drlnu sometiiing 9tronger, tney wm
accuse tne of taklng a horn. Must I
perisli from thirst'r" Louisville-Journ-al.
It U durins these davs of Imsltiess
tlmt a clergvman, on selecting a clmp-
ter in the Bibla to read in church. rlrst
looks at the end of the last verse to make
sure that no patent medlcine adveitlse-
mcnt is hitched on.
Not lons: since a Geonrla itistice of the
peaco was called upon to marry a coupla
of negroes. One of the walter3 went
home and said to her mistress : "Mlssus,
I tcll you tlmt man, Mr. T knows how
to disjoin folks tergether; he slngs and
prays, and says, "h at Uod has joineit
apart iet no man put over and unuer." '
"Ella, my child, said.a prudlsh old
inaid to a prctty niece, ho would curl
her halr In ringlets, "lf tho Lord had In-
tended your hair to be curled. he would
have done it ldmself." "So he did.
Auntie, when I was ababy ; but he thinks
I am big cnough now to do lt myseir."
Plantation nhilosophy: De Shang-
high chickeus 'inlnds me ob certain tueii
dat Pse sced. He crows mighty loud
an' brags around 'mong de liens an'
j'oung clilekens, but when a gatne roost
crcomes around he's got buslness on de
uddcrside ob de fence. Arkansaw Trav-eler.
Illinois is worrying over the question :
"Who shall stcp into David Davls'a
shoes?" The next Senator niay step In
to David's shoes. but by thegreat Atnari
can descrt he'd better keep out of the old
nian's trousers if he wants to be found in
titue to draw any pay. Burlington
l ltlDAV, A. M.
. ii.ii ii i iiiiii cniiui. :l 1'iiiiripr mr wiiipn wnu i nnai
Kianted by tlie last leirislature. The nlan lilmaplf ilktlnct from other inen. No turns show 92,535 persons in the state
Is to diedge the river bed. makimr a nar- vnnno' man ever nrcosts him on the school age. The average number of
row channel ; to bulld Inclined trestle- street as Mr. Jones, from Jonesville, and day s attendance was 120, whlle the aettv
woru over au tne ians to jsuuuiesex, innulres aftcr hls heaitn anu tne iieaun ' cnuiiutc oi.u
. ....11.1 . . . . . , -v- .1... I
oi MimuiL-iiL jiiiucs jur a cog iracK; anu ot the little joues s ac uumc. aur uuus
Jlt. Millf&GV. Itllltnil Fllllc nml Wti.na1rl I n..wl.n.l.p Aa litir vt.lln.l' lnilpll
Falls to erect derricks witli statlonary with the carriage in whlch his nelghbor Hon. Henry Prtest, Prin. Goddard
ongines, to hoist the boats and crafts over Isdrivcn over tbc smooth pavemcnts of Semlnary. opened tho dlscussion of tho
tlie talM rrom water to water. the Canitol. In speaklng of Mr. Brews- presenc system or ermont counuon
Tlie Burlington Commcrclal Traveiprs' ter. 1 am remiuded of lils bcautiful schoo s. He dwelt at lengtl' and . elo
oillco In the uepaument. oi .nisiice anu 141u.-111.1y uuu mc laci., isu, uuii. me sys-
the criticisnis that have been made on it. iem as n oxists, 13 eutireiy inauequate
Well, Mr. Brewster Ims velvet curtalns anu noc auapteu to 1110 neeus or tno state,
and Turkish rugs and mlrrors, and an anu, tnac inere is no eiemeut or perma-
ebony table and candlestick, and nence in it. Jrd, that thero Is no dennlte
. . , 1 I 1 I n..n..oll.lll.u t. I. 1,1. .1.... I. I. I
beautltill iurniture anu a cuaruiniir inccu iusiuiniuiinj m n. tm, lu.il. 11, i liuucn-
of bronze statuarv Henrv of Piavarre tauiy lusumcient. ntn, tiint there is
when n bor tho nrettlest thing in the practicauy no puuuc mterest iu the
wnrlil. 'I'Iih ppninl attonev sreneral is work.
known at home. amoug other good things, Prof. Charles Dole. of Lewis Colloge,
for hls luxurious surroundlngs. Atporthtleld, urged the adoption of the
homo he nmkes four tlmes the sum ot a town system as proposed by tlie Howard
cabinot olllcer's salary and surely there ulll. ,1. 1). r.merson Inveighed agaiust
Is 110 "ooil reason that l ie liovcrninent ino wvsibiu. rauiur prciennir uie liieseni,
should not furnish him with an olllca system. He was followed and seconded
lmlf n i-nnifortalile and luxurious as h.V O. C. Gove, Prin. Beeumn Academy.
liisown. The attorney general has be- New Haven, who claimed tho system was
run housekoenin!r here in lmndsome not so impoitant as tho tpacher. hupt
style. He occuples the largo and attrac- J. A. Pterce, Johnson, replled to Prln
tiva house owned bv Governor Sheii- uove m ravor or a system by all means,
jierd. . ""'1 tne oest on0 possiblc. slnce the bet-
The srosslps about Washlnston nro con- ter tne system tno oetter the prouabic rc-
stantlv canvassimr the wol tlcal fututo sults. lie made an eloquent appeal for
iu the world. It ia not ttrangp, but it Ia truer
tbat I ran ineure good rUks clicaper tlian any
agent writing pollcics in llils County. I'our rlaLa
I do not want ou iny bonVa at any rntc,
Offlce willi I,. K. KNAI'I', I'robala lllock.
JOHN C, STAPLETON, AG'T,
associatlon held their second numml meet
ing, Saturday nlght, at the Amcrican
House. In tliat city. Tlie tnembers of the
iissoclatiou, one hundred strong, satdown
to a flne banquet with numerous invltcd
guests, lncluding Govarnor Barstow
Mayor Hatch and rcpresentatlvps of all
tho wholesalo buslups housps In the city
'Ihe town and village of St. Albans
aked tlie hupreinc court forn peremptory
mandamus to ctunppl the Natlonal Car
company, whlch has Its principalplaceof
Ditsiness there, to pay forthwitli the tax
assessment upon i(j(i7.00() slock held by
non-rcsiiicnts or tlie state aud subject to
taxatlon undar tho law passed In 18S0.
About 812,000 is due. Tlie case wlll be
heard I'ebruary 22
portion of the apiu onrlation of 65.000
for stato prison will be uscd to bulld a
barn and piggcry, and to replace thu old
wooucn uoors 01 uie prison cclls with
. .. a aiuu uoors u 1 imier styie. wincii anli trbttlng out Prosidcntial candidates
wlll admit more light to tlirs cells and f,. isai ?t,n.. , r ti,., !,.
better pay. Mr. Priest continued
strong argumcnt in favor ot thc
at eso .11 rangciitnac tno uoors of each been uslng Geneml Shernian's name qulto system beiug trled under favorable elr-
Ier of cells can be locked simultaneously fr8eiy. Tho other day just as Tecuniseh eumstnnccs, with tho feplrlt of cnndldly
by a lover woikcd at one end. Each con- was auout t0 leavo town for a sho,.t Ume testin.' its merits.
Mctnowhas to belockcdlnandoutof hls he was approachod by a reporter, when : At thls poiut It was found the audiencc
eell separately by a "turn kev." whlch .i. n...i.. .... t . 1. ..1 pnntnlnpil 12:1 tpnnlmra tmm nut Vnnt.
takes considcrable tltup. On Sundnv.
wlion the lulsonprs are allowed to read ln
thelr cells, lt is nccessarv to furnish
lamps to eualile tliem to reiul
'llioso towns that have voted to Imve
the taxes collected by the trcasurer are
iu a dllemma. A law wns pnssed at tlie last
scsslon laying a tax of ten cents ou tho
doiiar payahlo l ebruary 1, and as Ihe law
of lSbO givcs 00 days for liayinent, tlie
treasuror issupil hls warrant I)eccinberl2,
for the eollcction of this tax.
Provldlng tlmt Uie selectmen make out
tho tax bllls nnd delivcr tliPiu
to the Town Treasurcr with rpasoimble
prompt ncss, tlie tax whlch Ihe act of
ISb'J says shall be pald Feburary 1 wlll
"General. what do vou thluk of thls West- pellcr and vlclnity. J.
crn boom that Colonel Ingorsoll and the MothodUt Sem nary.
newspapers have been startlngf"
" 1 uung i.iuii, vuu uan i iului v.civ ji.i-,
you have trled tlmt before; but I'll tell
vou, tne papers Know morc 1 11:111 1 no
As he turaeil awny to leave his ofllco tho
reporter hurricuiy put 111. "isut, uen
eral, If you were elected Presldent, you
would serve, or course. wouldu t you
Qulck as a shot came the answer, "No.
D. Becman. Pres,
ilontDol er. nre-
senieu tne reiatiou or schools for higher
education to tho common schools nnd
showed the hnportanco of thorough
work In the latter.
M. II. Buckham, L. L. D., Burllngtonv
spoke of the relatlon of Industrlnl educa
tion to our schools.
up by some
An English chcmist annlyzed n red
stocklng and got out of it twenty-two
gtalris of tin. We shouldn't think he
got enough to pay his trouble and yet
he couldn't expect to find a gold mlue Iu
one red stocklng. A palr of red stock
ings, however, frequently contain some
tiiing that a gold mine couldn't buy.
Some ne has wrltten the Lord's
prayer on n pclce of glass not larger
than tho head of a nin, whlch can be
casilv read through n lulcroscope. Wo
don't believe it will llll a long-felt want.
Tho thousands of people in thls country
who won't read the Lord's prayer when
lt is printcd in small pica type niay tack
le kindly to this microscopical scheme,
but we doubt lt. Norrlstown Herald.
A proacher ralslng hls eyes from hw
desk in thc midst of hls sermon, wns
paralyzed with nmazemeut to see hls
rude boy in the gallery peltlng the hear
ers in the pews below with horse-chest-nuts.
But whlle the gooil man was pre
paring n f rown of reproof the young
lioppful cried out: "You 'tend to your
prpaching, daddy; I'll keep 'em awa'ke."
Has yer got any chllluns in dis heah
house?' asked Matildn Snowbnll of an
Austin lady to whom slie wanted to hlre
hcrsolf as cook and wash-lady. "I have
oniy one chlld a little bnby." "Den l
alu't gwine to hlre myself to no family
whar dar am 110 ehillunsor whar de
chllluns am so small dat all de stcnlin'
and de breakin' ob de dlslies nm put otl
011 nic." Texas Siftings.
They wcre raised ln Austin. but she
did not know uiuch about gardeulng; at
thc same tlino she did not care to expose
her ignoranco to her husband. They
had oniy been inarrled a sliort tlme,
when lie said: "I notice tho asparagus is
ubout ripe tlon't you want to g out In
to the gardrn and got some?" ".Slie re
plled: "111 tell you what we wlll do.
We wlll go out together. You cllmb up
and shake the tree and I'll catch theni ln
my apron as they fall." Texas Siftings.
'fho llames of the town
cusslon were agaln stlrred
Another of the nubllc nien stiEtrested
posslble candldato is Secrctary Lincoln.
A near friend of his. however, 1ms recent
ly tuado th followlng stntcment:
l! kBob' wlll run for Presldent vet. ner-
uu i.iyuuic uiuici- uio act 01 ttjsu, proviu- iinps, but 110 is young to ao lt now.
lt souuded as if lt was in canltals. pertinent words by t. A. Bunker, Prln.
ubllc nien suggested as a 1 encnam ncauemy, who was n
cheered and followed bv Rev.
Ing for collpctlon by town treasurers,
not mucli cnrller than March 15. Towns
whlch acceptcd act No. 00 of 1880 are
nuxlous tlmt the law-makcrs ot 18S2 shall
rlse aud explalu what their purpose was
wiiu reiereuce 10 inem.
Let him walt n whllt nnd make n renuta-
tlon for hlmself, and tlicu ho wlll liave
somethlug besides the fact that he Is
Llncoln's son io run ou. The people
who say 'he's a Todd and not a Lincoln'
don't do lum Justlce. Hls iutegrlty and
Mlss E. F. Sweet of Montpelier school,
presented a class of 15 prlmary pupils.
and illustratcd some valtmble inethods of
Prln. L. V. Haskell of Windsor, read a
flne paper 011 supplemtntary reading.
Thls was followed by grammar school
reading, illustrated by a class from
A Kxaiik is the White House.
Therc was scen yesterday at Messri,
Knabe & Co.'s f actory a magnlflcent cou
cert grand just llnlshed by theni for the
presidfiitlalinanslon. Presldent Arthur,
who is a through comnoisseur of tuusic,
ln selecting a plano for the White House,
dccldad in fnvor of tho Knabe Plano as
hls preferonce, nnd ordered nccordlngly
the instrumeut rcfcrred to. lt Is a con
cert grand, of beautiful flnlsh, in a rlclily
carved rosewood case, nnd superb ton?
and actlou nn instrument worthy In eve
ry respect ot tho place it ls to occupy.
lt was shlpped to lts destlnatlon yeateP.
dav. Lnaltlmore Aiuerlcan.