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LIXCX A3D2DISOKT COXnNTTY SrOTJFUSTjAJL,.
MIDDLEBURY, VT., JANUAEY 12, 1883.
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PUUI.ISItKI) kvkkv Fitiiur.
TH3E3 3?l3DC3rISTI!:n. Oo.
One copy one year, lu adrancc 51.10
,. " if not paid lu advancc 2.00
,, " 6 montba
,. " 3 "
One coliiran lycar , $100.00
Ouo-half colutun 1 year 60.00
uno.quaricr coiumn i year xs.oo
udo lucu ono lnaeruon wjcta,
Each aubacuuent inscrtion 250(5,
UualneaaCardaone.halflncbl year S.00
lncri l year 8.00
Reading notlcea, perllne, cacli Inscrtion... 10 cts
II. KINOSLliY, Dtntlit.
Uii ataira In Slylea' new Block.
U Middlebury, Vt.
TAHE8 M. 8I.ADU. Attornev and Counaet
tf lor at Lnw, and Sollcitor and Mastcr In
uuancery. uiuca in urowaiera uiocii.
Middlebury, Vt., Aprll 2, 1877.
T71 W. JUDD.
Jli. Manufacturor and dcaler in all klnds oi
Amerlcanaud Forcign Marble.Uranite Work, &c,
wuuuiu juuiuicuury juaruie uo. ui
f S. CnANDI.KJt, l'onalon Attorucy,
Proaecutea all pcnslon clalraa on modernte
ADVIOE G RATIS.
lnoortaln caaeip, CIIAUGES OF DESERTION
HEMOVED, cnabling soldlor to procurc liounty
anu pay uuc ai uaie oi sucii cnargea. aiaie caru
luuy anu cncioae Biampa iur repiy.
EORGE E. LAWRENCE,
ATTOKNEY AND C0UNSE1.OU-AT I.AH'
Special attcntion given to prosecnlion ol' pcn
sion ciaima, uouniy-ianu warranis, cc.
JLTTOXKEY AXD COVNSKTAtll ATI.AW.
Especial attention gWen to tlic exarnlnatlon ol
tltlea and convevanclnir. tbe nurcbase. llio sale
and excbange of rcal cstale, and tbo collectlon of
ronn. urnco in uutioipn iiiock, juiiuueuury
K. Mellon, I. . S
Offlco liours. 8 to 12 A
M.. 1 to 5 '. 11. Ollico
"over Frank A. Fiirna.
JLauglilng gaa admlnlstcrd.
AUVIN'S rilOTOGUAl-U OALI-EKY
Srylea Block Mlddlobury, Vt. Photograpbs
all tlio atylej, at moit rcaaonablo prlcca. Ap
pointmonti aollcltcd. Prompt and careful at
tentton uill bi glven. All work guarantccd.
J. E. GAUVIN, I'hotograplier.
mnK CKNTltAl. MinTOnRAPlt flAL
X LKKY, orcr Alden'8 varicty atoro, Mffldle
bury, Vt. Fino pliotogtanluc portralts a speclal
ty. Old picturea carofUlly copied nnd culargcil
to anr uoalrcd alze and llniahcd In colors or
liulia lok. Tbanklnir inv fricnda for tbelr ILLior.il
patronage durlng tba paat year 1 shall endcavor
iu inerii n cuuuuuance oi me aaino uy iuriiiaiiiiig
urctu wiiu guoii woric aiiair priccs.
6 A.V. UUOWN, lMiotogrnpUer,
TBE NEW SALIKE STAWD W1MILL,
Miiufactuied byJ. U. GUOSS & IlliO., Sallne
IS THE KING OF MILLS I
Ko power 1s ohoapor than wlnd for
ralslng wator from tho doop to
any holght. Why thls Stan
dard Is tho bost and why
Flrat It ia tlio almpleat, alrongeat and leaat
eoiupllcated wlnd engino made. ,
Second Tlie lceand alect cannot precut ita
'fhlrd lt liaa :nore powcr, owing to ita con
Cruetlon and mecbanieui.
I'ourth lt la seir-regulating, tliercfore alwaya
on a balance, ao a clilld can liandle it.
Flftb Tlila liilll liaa all of tbe corablnatlona
wbieli makoa It nccond to nono, pOBacasing grent
capaeity and durabllity. Every mlll l warrantcil
to do all wo claiin Iur tt. I'artlea deairlng wlnd.
mllla will do well to call and get our priccs
bcfore looklng clacwbcre. tiend for our illua.
tratsd pampbicta and prlcea, or call at Earl .V
Barnum'a. wbcro we wlll liu lound on Monday ol
eacb week. Urdera lcfl at Earl t llarnum'a
etoro wlll reccive proiunt attcntion. Agonta
wanted In crery county, Addreaa, witli atanip,
J. A. WATT8 & 80N,
(Gen'l Agenta for Vermont),
ely Mlddlobury, Vt.
atreuirtl. aml uliolesomtiness. Moro cconomlcnl
thflll thn nnlilinrv 1-1 mlo. nnd nnnrwir 1n onM Iti
nnnntntltln ttl. tl. I I ...i t . .
u...,.v.tit.ivii t 11,11 biiv; IIIUIIIIIUII' ui IUH BMUrt
welgdt, nlum or phoplmtu poders. Sotdonly
""! iiw aij iiAikitu i m jir.it jt,.
100 Wall St., X. V
FOR KJAn AHD BEASL
I 1 . 11
F O R
s Prosted Feet and
Eurs, aml all other
Paius and Achcs.
Il is u safc, Sltrc, and
crvctitnl Hcmedy for
Qalls, Stralns, Scratches,
Esres, kc, on
One tnal will prove its
merits. lts ellects are in
Every lmltlu wanunti'il to
(rivo k:iI1i'.icI1(iii. Scml nd-Ulus-)
lnr j:iiii)bK't, fit'e.ulv.
inj; tull Ulrui'tioiH for llie
tiiutiiiciit of nliovo dlM-u-ci.
I'rlcoSS cls. nnd &0 ett, )tT
Uitlle. Sold cveiywhelu.
Ktarj, Johnun & LorJ, l'roprlttars,
hitucu anu harm
tiatui.tl color and
tt) rrlill riiJ
U 1 (Jiiifgtktl.
An atntil.Ili.lv fr.
Anlnvlgcratlng Medlci::c tl.at Hcvcr Intoxlcates
Thi$ delicioiu cnmun n of (iinrfr. lluchti.
Mandrake. n . i Uci i fllieUst
vcgctable remcdio I. i k ,ul di .outcrs of
tbe bowrls, stotuacli, li i, 1 iui:i v andlun0st &is
The Bett an:! Curcst Cou :'i Cure Cvcr U:cd
If youarc sufTen g finm 1 n. l'c C'.imp! ints,
Wervousness, at.i uiiHCM. I 'k - n iiism IK-tncp.
sia.vgc or any distjve ti iffi. i t l.e I'.ntvCrt
GingerTonic. lt uiU -n m Lr-iii aud uody
ana gwc you new me anu ti i
PaiJfor anytliinpniiiinotn fannd m (.ingcrTonic
or for a failure to lieln or cuie.
FIRE! FIRE!! FIRE!!!
7"OU rannotalwaysavoldlt, Imt tbne.t
pcai iiinij; ia iu proieri youraull ly
INSURING YQUR PROPERTY
ii a good rellable atock rompany . I aecriboiny
latleringkiicooitaiii ibc Ineuranru Imslnrea tbe
paatnrteen montlia to tbe fact tliat I repreaent
TWO OF THE BEST
in Iba world. 11 is not ctrange, bnt It ia trnc
tbat I cau inauro good riaka cbeaper tban any
agcut wrltlng policlea in tbla County, l'oor riika
I donot want on my booka at any rate,
OlUce wlWi L. E. KNAl'l', I'rol-ato lllock.
JOHN C, STAPLETON, AG'T.
Washinoton, D. C, Jmi., 10 18S.3
riu. . 1 1 .
me gnuoncs oi uia senaie wcit
ciowued dally dttrlng the dellvery ot
Scnator Logan's speech ontlie Fl tz-John
Portcr caso. For fonr or llvn liours on
thrro succesilvc tlays the oanicst Illlnoh
Scnator helil hU audleneM untll coui
pellml from shcerexhaiistlon to eonulude
ot course iiiueh of hls Hpeech was
lepctltionof the oft, rolatediletallsof the
Ihjlit of those three Augnst days at Bull
Ilun in 1SG2, bitt Ocneral Logan showed
that he U famllla r as no one olso on (lie
lloor or Tongrcss 1? wlth the inner and
truc history of that oecaslon down to the
inlnntcs detall of all the movenieiits of
troiips eonneeted wlth it. 'I'hat .S'enator
I.ogan is throtighly honest in hls con-
vletlon that Toi ter deerved his punish-
nientis af pvident ai that he convinced
niostof hU lieurers that he is right,
Ocntral Grant's ehango of nihul to the
contrary liotwlthstanding.' The bill,
howcver, wlll pass the Scnate, though
defeat probablj- awnlts lt in the llouse.
A bald-headcd gontlenian, wlth grey
sldo whiskers, ncenplpil a pcat in tbe
private gallery during Scnator I.ogan's
fpcccb, ncxt to Mrs. I.ogan. Ile took a
vcry lively interest lu what was sald,
burylug his face in hls hands several
tlmes and dropplng hls ebln upon hls
ureast frequuntly. Woiil was passetl
aiound tbat the rentleniaii was noiie
otncrthan J itz-John roitcr, and he be
canie tbe cyiiosuie of many ej-es. The
uiscovcry was niade lattcr tbat it was
a caso of mistaken ideutitv. Kvcrv
time a jrrev-balrcd or bald-hcadml mnn
wiin niutton-ehon whiskers unt in an
ii luaianec. nowove r. t he rp.
lnainder of the day be was reganled
wlth Cltliosltv bv tbe eroud. Sn fm- ne
Is known, l'orter kent awav from thn
ot vcry niucb is said abont the Star-
ronte trial now In progress. becauso as
yetthcre has beenno sneclallv nvi'IHnw
cplsode, and the pvidcnee bcing takcn at
tbis stagc is of a routine ub.ir.mtrr.
Nothlnjr can be arrived at as to tbe nrnb.
able result of tbe trial except a iudsr-
mciit based on cencrnl nrinelnlcs and .1
pntting of thls and that togctber. I sat
tor an hour vpstnrdnv shiilvliiir tlic nm.
ecedings aml tho jitrors. As tlio twelvc
men In tbe Jury box, supposcil to bp
good and truo cltizens, are to be tbe ilnal
iiiuen 01 uouiiiie law anu tne l.-icts in
thls important trial, publie interest liatu-
rany turns to them. They ara, witli
but fcw exceptions, men of vcry moder-
aie intciiigence, anu somo ot tlum cvi-
ilentlv far bclow medioeritv. T:i7bt. nf
tiiejurors arc white and four are tolorcd.
thecolored jnrors baving becn acccptcd
110m tlie reKiiIar naucl. while four of the
whltes are talcsmcn summnncd totbe un-
graeious tapk by Jlarshal McMichacl
Ihp jury, as a whole, looks to be tilte
bclow the avpragp, and it lark wbat Is
usually uotlccablc iu jurips several in-
tciiigpnt anu controlling minds. It may
seem liarsli to prcjudgp tbe new .Star-
route.iury, uut I inust record tbat to me
they do not anuear to be men siiltdl tn
the work nipn capable of trylng sucb a
uase, wnrre au 1110 appuanees ot mcney,
inlliipnce and legal acciinutu are to be
einpioycd to ilcteat.uistice.
To me it seoins tbat under all the clr
citmstauccs we imist look for little lcss
than a miracle to rompass thoconvlction
of Dorscy and Urady. Tbe Htar-ioutc
comblnatlon ramilics evervwlicre iu this
clty. It has its llngersand toes iu tbe
departuicuts, in tbe botels, and its ipel-
prsextenit to uarners, coaciimen, ser-
vants, bootblacks and every uhannel
whprc men of any grade can be niade
uspfiil. Tbo colored jnrors. all of wbom
aie iu straituned cliciiiiistances, and one
of wbom earus a preparions living by
ilay labor, wlll be reaehi'd and tempte'd
In a hundrpd ways, and when sucb iiipii
who have nevrr owned .)0() In tbclr
lives, and who bave no great ainouut of
roputatiou to loc. can be teuiited wlth
tpns of thonsands, is it reasonabln to k
pect any conviction? They may prove
strongpr than the weallh they never
dreanied of posscssing, or they "may lm
lutlmldatpd by tbe fear of iiuni.'liiuent;
but it wlll be a marvel, iudevd, if a Jurv
wilb little iutelligcnec to guidetlicm au'd
little cbaracter to lose, as 11 nile, shall be
able to malntain the majesty of justlce in
Presidpnt Artburls tbe flrst Presldent
sinco Jlr. Uucbauan to rptitin to what
has bren knoyn for gencratlons as tbe
I'rcsldenfs church St. Jolm's Kplscopal.
He walks across I.afayettp l'ark to tbe
church, and goes in at a side door, whlle
hls fellow parlsbloners are maklng all
the bullabaioo they can at the front cn
trance, wlth liverled pervants, champliig
horses. and all tho paraphcrnalia that de
light chlldrcn of a younger growth. The
cburcb Is always crowded now-a-days,
and is tbe most arlstocratlc place of wor
ship Iu the clty. It is a small. (iualnt and
deligbtfully sbabby strttcturp, nud bas
ot a suspiclon of liclng a fashlouable
cimrcii 011 tne outsute, nitiioiiirii niam
mon Is tolerably well represented insldc.
It Is palntcd brown, and tho palnt has
pceled oll'. It bas old-fashloncd bllnds
tbat once werc green, and the slile en
trance has a little platform by way of a
porch, which has becn repalred wlth 1111
palnted iiine, audtheroare plcntvof trecs
and shrubs arouud. It looks to bp the
talicrnaele of tmostentatlous plety. Uut
goiuside! Seo all the wouipii ci-anbig
thelr nccks to get a lnokatthol'rosldent;
sce how every mcmbcr of tbo congrega
tlon who owns a carrlage dashes up to
tho door Sunday mornlug iu grcat stylc;
sce what n passport to good soclety It Is
to own a pew there. It Is one of thu fa
votite llcs of tbe newly rlch ot Washing
ton to repruscnt theniFcJves as haviug
been pew owners at St. .lobn's slnce it
was flrst bullt. Thuv tull thls rldlculoiis
tale wlth tho stralgbtest faces, and take
nulescenrp for acqulescpnco lu thclr 11s
Jlatthew Francis Wlilttlcr, thn only
oroiucr 01 me poet. aicu at i-;ast ltoston
Jlass., Sunday, agcd 7o. He held u posi
tion in the ltoston custom houso from
IS0.4 to 1831.
Col. ttm. A. Seavrr, rditor of tbe
Urawer of Ilarppr s Magalne, is dcad
ne was a man 01 wealth, and Uid thi
editorial work for amusement. Iu his
youth he was a journalht.
State Treasurer I'ollc of Tcnnesseo Is
uefaulter in tlie smn of abont S-100.000
He Is a ncpbew ot l'rcsidcnt I'olk. It Is
supposed thn inoney was lost lu sppcula
tlon. The J.egislaturo ollers S.l.OOO re
ward for his ai-n-st. Iin 11:15 Iw.qh rmi
lu Texas. 1
Tho long beatlng at WasblnKton 1
the case of Dickson, foremau of the
btar-routo urr. wlio was cbartred wlth
auenipiing to lniiucnce tne jury':
reruiut, resu 11 ntr 11 111s ne inr licld
awalt tbe actlon of tbe grand-Jury.
The fuucral of Gambetta at Paiis. Sat
urday, was attended by 200.000 pcrsons.
Tlie f uricral car was designcd by Uastlcn
i.e iMge, tne pauitcr. Uepntatlons wer
present from all paits of France, and the
mnerai was attcntipu uy all tlie inoml
nem, men 01 tne nation. Tlie clty was
Baltimore has had .1 sonial Knns.ntlnn In
tne marrlage of MIss I.izzie McDonald,
Slster of Cbanty, to a Jlr. Moore. Miss
Mcdonald eutcrcd the slsterbood 11 years
..v.. aiic vciviiiuu, lUUh IMill'e 111 uie
itoman Catholiccathedr.il at Baltimore.
Thomas Donahoe. a rcsneptablo farinpr
vi 11 iiiiuuisiuwii, iuass.. wanis to ne
c 1,'!11I. . r ' .
committcd to a lutiatlc asyluin because
ne nas an irresisciuie ttesirc to kill somc
one. He has for some ycars becn III In
consenuenec of a blow upon the hcad
The sbip Britlsh Emplre, Cap. IJick-
crs. from bhlelds for Bombay. has been
liurned at sea. Tcn pcrsons are known
to be saved, but two boats contalning
tbo caiitaln, matc and fourtecn hands
A man who Avrnt bv tbe name of
atrick O'llcilly bas coiifcsscd to bcinsr
one of the partlcinators in tbo mur
derofLord C'avendlsb and tindcr Secrc
taryBurko in Dublln,last Jlay. Ilecon-
rcsspd as Ilugb O'Donncl at Hollev.
Orleans countv. N. V.. aml u nnw 1,.
jail at Albion,JS . Y.
The Inman line stramer Oitv of Rrns.
neis, wiucn saiicu irom cw lorlc on
, i . i ... .
Uccember 2S for Llvcrnool. was run into
aml sunk oll the latterportby a Glasgow
stcaiuer. 'J'hero was a fog at the time.
jl iue len persons utowneu, two were
passenKers. rieither tbe nassencers nor
tbe crew were able to save anythlng, and
some were obllged to go Into the boats
omy scaiKiry ciotneu.
On Thursday at Waco, Tex., K. Obcrly
atteinptcd to commit sulcldn becauso the
parcntsora young ladv be lovcd ob
jectcd to him. On Friday, as alleged,
wnue a riT.il nanieU Asliintrn was cnter
ing tbe lady's house Obcrlvllred, wound
ing blm scriously. Ashbiirn rcttnned
tne iire, aml Oherly rusbpd into tlie liou.vp
anu was sei.eu uy tlie lady's father
uuerly tlipn sbot blmself, pprbaps
A rcmarkable epidemic disease is pre
valiing in Binghampton, X. V. There
arc said to be 2,000 rases, but nono has
uecn iatai. iiitepn liersons in ono niatf
ufactory were strickpn down in a single
tiay. Travelcrs and vlsitors in tbe cltv
i , .
nuye uccn atiacucu aimosc ns soon as
they arrlycd there. The ilrst symptoms
are nausca and lassitudc, which arc fol-
lowed by purglng, exhaustlon, headacho
auu pains intne uaci:. it lias been at
tributcd to Impurlty of the citr water.
but thls theory does not seem correct. for
the rcason that pcrsons who llve outstde
ot tne clty nave uecn attackcd.
The San Francisco Chronlele publishps
an intervlew witli .1. X. Flocher, a resi
dentof Aluska Tcrrltory, who was pres
ent at tbe shelling of au Indian vlllage
Uy L'nlted btates naval forces. He says
me ouiriige wus cummiiieu ac tlie lustl
iiatiou of the Xorthen Tradiii!r comn.mv.
whlcb drove the Indlaus away from that
paix oi iue couniry iu oruertiiat Itshould
be lcft opcti to tho coinpany's own oper
atlons. Tho attack was not justllled by
the actlon of the Indlaus, and tho naval
otllccrs were mislcd by tbe company's
agent, Vandcrbllt, and collector of cus
toms, Y. G. Morrls.
Three persons dled mysterlously, at
Douid Clty, Jeb., Tuesday nlght.
HeKardinir tho all'air it ts stated that
Tbos. Thompson and wlfe. years n'o.
.iuoihpu a noy anu gin irom uitierent
famllles. AVhen the chlldrpn grcw up
tbpy indulged In undueintlmacy. When
the exposure camo it was suggested
that they marry. Tho old ladv uecame
Insane over the matter. Sunifay nlght
sho put poison in the tea and all nartook
except tho glrl. The glrl was scnt to a
neignuor ror assistanco and when sho
returned all were dead.
'J'hero was a boller cxplosion in the
blnst furnaco of tho Bctblebem, l'n.
f ron t onipany Tuosday afternoon. Four
men and a woman were kllled and sev
eral others scrlouslv injurcd. Two boll
ers were located over tho cnsrine-liousn
at au elevation of 33 feet. Two of the
largest exploded wlth terrlflo force,
wrecklng tbo luterlor of tho englnc
bouso and demollshlng nearlvbalf of tho
pattern sbop adjolnlng. Ono of tbe
bollers was carrled througb tbe ventlla
torsandbroke through tlio root of an
old mlll and foll to tlio ground. Only
three bollers were left in positlon. Tbe
exploilon caused great excltement.
Commander Gye, who lcft the St.
George's Hotel J'hlladelphla, Saturdry
nlght, shortly aftcr 0 o'clock. and took a
traln for New York at the Pensplyanla
statlon, waa robbed of 50,000 worth
of Jewelry and other property belonglng
to Madaine Albanl. ile was lmacoom
panlcd, nnd on taklng hls seat placed
alougsldo blm on tbe cuslilou a black
tatber travellng bag, bearlng hls In
Ulals, H. F. G., iu old Knglisb
.haractcrs, and hls crcststamped in gold
i up i.aiKiiiipn Aatiouat itatiK paiu a
dividend of three por ccnt, January 1.
Not lcss tban 200 new housea
bullt lu Ilutland in 18S2.
i itratiipuoro mitnstpr rpceiveil a
Christmas purse of $200 from hls people.
Scven dollars a oord is askcd for wood
l'ollceman Sbortslceves of Burlington
broke alcg by falling onan loy sldewalk.
The new Baptlst chuivb at St,
bury wlll hedrdtcated about the
Tyler's thrw-storybilck blo. kon Maln
street at Brattleburo, was partially
uurncu aaturuay aiternoon. '1 no ioes
arc covcred bj' insurance.
A. E. Mnnuin, Bristol's bec andbonev
man, is manufacturlng sectton hives,
nnd has now lu haud an order from
Scotland for 30,000 sections.
Tbo Xew York nnd Xew Eiifflnnd box
and sbook manufacturers' assoclatiou
holds its uext aunual mcctlng at Swanton
tho lirst Uedncsday in April.
Colllns' lilnoksmltli nnil ,t lipr.livriirlif
sbop, at Xorth Forrisburgh, was burned
iuusuay iuurniuK; ioss uecwpeu two anu
inree iuousanu uonars; no insurance
Barton clalms the smartest old ladv
and the oldest teachcrln the State. Mrs.
.Marv Johnson, wlio is 71! vnnra nlil Ia
teachlug French to threo lady teachers
wno go to ncr nouse cvemngs to recite.
It Is cstimatpd tbat ovpr 80.000.000
tect ot 1023 wlll oo cut in Kssex countv
thls season. Tbe Beattie Bros. havo 300
men at work logging and will probably
uikc irom uiesiump 2U,uuu,uvu leet,
Tbe crlt and sblnKle mills at I.owcr
Perkinsville, known as the Boblnson
mills, owned by Mrs. Daniel AVhrpler
and leased by afelvln llobertson. witb
contcnts of botb mills, were burned on
X Manchester man has recelvpd 8100
Insurance for damaires to his horso bv
iiLriiLiiiii'r last summer. rtie niectncitv
struck tbo bant In which the horsc was
anu since tncn tno nuimai nas uccu per-
icciiv ticai, ncnce tne uamagcs
A sbort time acro some huntcrs diip- ont
a silvcr srrnv fox on the farm of Cbauncv
iiuiuui o;iimz,iie, nearuenmniiion. iney
IT 1 c " 1 -n ' . ....
roiu tne sKin lor .su. Jiow tnis lox,
whoso habitat Is tho vlcinity of Iludson's
oaj , snoutit straj' so lar is a mystcrj'.
: , . . J. J l -. i . . . . nuui.b
f.u, nvmg at ucnm, trour miles from
fliontpeuer. wnue rstitrnuiff liome from
lloutpcllcr late Saturday evening, fell
from hls sleigh and froze to death. IIo
is supposed to havo been drunk, as be
nau a uottic oi uquor witli liim
A Washington disn.itcb to thn Ttnsrnn
.Tournal says : It secms tbat lt is a yoI-
unteer regiment of vermont soldiers who
nnvn iiipii iiip I'liitii rimr tiipv imvn nnvm.
been mustered Into service, and con?e-
quently dcmand compensatlou for con-
Siias I). D.ivis of ltrnrIfni-,1 nn t.-Ul nf
Cbelspa for beatlng and disflgurin: hls
sou. has hecn found nnf. milltv Ti.vls
..ir. i . . "
uiuiiueu iiiu ne mcreij' gave tlie boy a
viKorous paremai corrective, imt the
nciglibors ac tbe tlmo were conslderably
ui.uiiuu anu iuikcu oi lyncuing uavis.
t uuie iv musor piri iwinf v tnni- n
strange f reak into hcr hcad. She gather-
ed all tbe bod-clothes sbe conld tlmi.
nllcd thcm inacbalr. nnd spr. ilrnfn lhm
ine smoup irignteneu iner, and she be-
gan to cry for help. Fortunately hcr
older slster hoard her screain, and rush-
ing in, caugnt tuo imrning mass and
threw It out of the window.
Duatle Brown. snn nf .Tnlin 1 rAwn
was instantly kllled while teamlng in tbe
iiuuiis iii jiriiiiirrpp. inar. n nm ni' a
tree had been cut nnd it lodged on an
othcr, which had also bren cut but witb-
ouc llli) uesireu Pllect. Unp or mnrn
tcanis had nasspd safelv nmW nlil.Ai.t
any trouble, but as Brown was passing
iiiiuer iiicm tiiey lell.
s uuuiuni nuiiinu catiie near iosmr
A W'.lr...l ... . .
consluprabln liln.innnpv liv n!n,4i. fr
Jy .......... g l.
for safe-keeplng lu a rag-bag. A tiu
npddler bourbt thn rnrrs. nml inct
dlsapijearlng, when the woman remem
i , , . . . ..
u -rniiuu rags, anu sei out niter liim at
rull 1)C(I. I'OrtlinatClV. slio recnvprail
ber casb several huntlred dollars be
fore was niade into writlmr nanpr.
(.OTPrnor .Tnlin T.. Ttnretn, ov.fJr,,.-
ernnr ,1. hn W. Stewart and Kdward J.
Pbelps of Vermont, ex-Gov. Leland
btanlord of Callfornia, Mr. D. O. Mills,
Slr. S. T,. Af. Ilnrlmv. fiv Wtlllo,,, n
. - - - , ( ..(,.( 4.,
Dinsmorc and Mr. .Tosnnli C. 'Mills i-nrn
the pall bearersat the fuucral of Trenor
n . x-arK m iNew l om on xiiurstiay
of last wcek. The remalns were interred
in Grcenwood cemetry.
Tlie case of K. Berrv nml ntlipr lmlrt
of Ira Berry agalnst A. K. Klnney nnd
the tiustecs of the Corinth Congrega
tional chiimh pnilu In tlip OniniTiinniiiiii.
courtwltha verdlct for plalutms to re-
cover oi ueienunnts i;u, the value of a
promissory note which Klnney had givn
to thn trustpps in nppnril'iiipn nc 1inpl.itn,
ed, wlth tho deatb-bcti directlons of Ira
uerry. iiie upienso cialmed Incapaclty
In thu donor. tiO dnllvprv na llm ln,- m.
qulrcs In gifts Inter vlvos, and the use of
Tho Xatlonal I.lfo Insurance oomnnnv
held its thlrty-thlnl nnnual mpctlnglast
nixiv, m,.uonqeiipr, anu cnoso jMessrs.
1. Dllllnjrham. Tlmotbv 1. ltpdilnbl.
Charles liewey, Y. II. II. Blncbam.
George W. ISred, I. C. Denlson, Fred
erlck Billlngs, Kdward Dewey. J. C.
llougbton, Fred. K. Smlth. Perlev !
Itkln. C. T. Sabln and .Inmes 'I'. Plielna
diipctors, who reappolutcd by unanim
ous votcs Charles Dewey, presldent:
George W. Beed, secretary; Jolm B.
iimrston.actuan'tLuman l'utnan. il. D.
mcdlcal examlner. Tho past year has
been a most prosperous one; 1,001 poll
cies were isauctl, Insurlng $3,100,000.
A. .T. GonillllfP. pnnrtnont rf fl.A
- - h 'v' iue
l!lirlinrtnn I'nltnii.mlll i...o inl.nnol.. i
iuretl, Tuesday. He was sawlng a stlck
of timber on a circular saw in the work
sbop. when tbe stlck in some wny sllppcd
a?Aifiat t.lm C'tu' ni.1 wna
backwitb terriblo force, strlkinp; Mr.
""wunuu niu iuu ui ine iacc. tjne
corneroftbo stlck struck cxactly over
the evc llllt rlin mnln fmno nt il,,.
blow fell on the face below tbo eye.
1'he right cheek was completely crushed
..I, vnv; uuKj unutuii, me jaw-oone lrac
tured in snvmnl nl.n.oa nml tlm nri.
b.idlyput. Mr. Goodbue was rendercd
unconscious by tbe blow, but soon
recovered Rufllclontly to be taken to hU
Tbe Brattleboro nml Ttnnnltitrtnn .. Il
...... .uu.l..(n.... .(,.,-
road, cbartered by the last I.eglslature.
hflB bepn nnrnnlpil lu. tli.. ..l.w.tlr... r
Kdward Crosby, W. W. Lynde, j. j. Ks
tey. Klttredge Hasklns of Brattleboro'.
J. II. Kidder and O. E. Butterfleld of
tl ..t, tr n .1 . ...
iiiiiiii"iiju, ji. u. l'oricr anu v. 1'.
Jones of Whitingham and A. J. Tucker
oniaiiraxas dircctors; S. B. Barnard,
I.. K. Fuller, and X. L. Stetson, audltors ;
attended by large delegations from inter
ested towns. There was a unanlmous
ieoung inac tne roau be bullt. The dl-
rpctors bold n mpHnif fnr
wltliln ten days.
Under an act of Congress at the last
apaalnn. tltp anprnfnfxr nf tlia ti.nnD.ipu I...
means of speclal agents, has been look-
ill!f into tbn nlfirlpnl fnrcc nf Hio vnrlmu
C1 . - . .u.wv " - . .. J I i w l. J
custom bouses. and tborcportconcenilng
tbn Vprmnnt. illcfripf. ta Gnminat.7n1l ..
follows : Present number of employees
uuu coiiec(,or, ices anu i,uijo; ,h uep
uty collectors, 2 clerks, 1!) Inspectors, 4
tnllv plprUa ) nlrrlif rnf..litrm 1
man, 4 inspectors in Canada, total com
pens.ition, exclusivc of collector's fees,
S70,012. There are three vacancies.
nnmiipnantinn !9 r.S'l 'I'lm cru.l..l nnni
rccommends the redttction ot compensa
tion for tbo full force to S7l.3.")S.50, ex
clusivc of collector's fees. which areesll
mated at $1,500, to make maxlmuni
Professor: ,4If vou attemnt to soneezo
any solid bodyit will alwavs resist pres
sure." Class smlles and chcs examples
of exceptions which prove tho rule.
Doctor: "Well. Pat. have vou takpn
the box of pllls Isentyou?"' Pat: "Yes.
slr, but I don't fcel any better; maybe
tbe lidhasn't come oft yet!"
Thero arc a hundred and four boys
born to every hundred girls. Xature
cvidently makes allowances for sults for
breach of promisc. Puck.
Papa: "Howis it. Alice. tbat vou
never get a prizo at schoolV" Mamma;
Ana tliat your friend Lou sa Sharn
gcts so many?'' Alice (innoccntly) ;"Ah,
Louisa Sbat p has got sucb dover par
gentlcman whose house was under
repalr went out one day to sce how the
work progrcssed, aud observing a quan
tlty of naiis lyinn; about. he said to thp
carpcnter;'-Why don't you tako care of
thesouails? They'U certalnly be lost."
Xo," replled tbe carnenter: "vou wlll
ttnd them lu the blll."
A sreutleman was talklmr to tbe owner
ot a fcrocious bnll-dog, and asked him
the questiou, "Do you tblnk your dos:
could become fond of a stranger?"
"Ye3," replled tbe dog fancier, "If he
was raw, but he v.-ouldn't if the stranger
was cookcd." Baltimore Every Sat
urday. Sbe sat down at tho niano. clearpd bpr
throat nnd commenced to harmonize.
Hcr flrst seUction was. "I cannot slutr
tbe oldsongs;" aud a gloom tbat was
coldcr and blcaker than a Sunday dinner
fell on tbe company when the stranger
in the corner said, "And we trust vou
are not fatniliar witb tbe nuw ones."
Xo tuutuality : "Did vou see dat bess
you was talkin' of buyin'?" asked one
Austin darkey of anotbcr. "Ye, I sepd
him." "Dld you buy de hoss?" "Xo,
I didn't buy him, bokase dar was no iiiu
tuallty. "What do you mean, nlggab?"
"Dar was no mutualitv. I seed pntiiT nh
de hoss, but de hoss didn't see enutt" ob
me. He was bllnd in one eve. Dar has
terbe moremutuality iu a hoss trade."
L icxas &ittiugs.
in Honest tradcsman dies. leavhiir a
number of debts, which hls wldow Is in
no hurry to pay. A survtving friend of
tho dcceascd remonstrates witb hcr upon
her uesrlisrence. "What!" he savs. iu-
dlgnantly, "jrou hesltate about paying
thls mouey about leaving your sou au
uutarnlsbed name'f" "Ab, you sep,"
slgbs tbe wldow. "my poor, dear hus
band's name was Smith and there aro so f
many Smiths that perhaps nobody would
ever know !"
"Talk about memory." sald au Ar-
kanaw man,"I'v got the most retentlve
memory of any man lu tbe country. I
can rfiiucmbcr thlngs tbat occurred wlieu
I was n cblld." "I don't tblnk your
memory is so very good," sald nn ac
iiuaintance. "You borrowed tcn dol
lars from tno some tiuio ago, and you
havo forgotten the clrcumstanco." "Xo
slr, you aro wrong. You have doubt-
less noticeu tnat 1 teep out or your way.
Well, tbat Is on accouut of my memoryl"
"How dld you ever couio to run for
the legislature. anvhow?" asked Charles
O'Bear of Myer lludgins, n newly-elect-ed
mcmbcr of tho Mlssourl Legislature,
and who Is vlsltlng Austin forlilshealth.
"I dld it tobrlng disgracc on my uncle.
He treated me badlv when 1 was a bov.
and I took a fcarful vow 1 would humlll
ate him, and 1 havo done lt." "What
busiuess Is your uncle cngaged luf"
"He is maklng sbocs Iu au Ohio Penlten
tlary." Texas Slftlngs.
In the vear 1SS2. 234 steauishlns and
large rlver steamboats wero lost. The
aggrei;ato tonuage was 320,005 tons.
ui tnrso tlie nrltisli vessels numbeted
105, witb n total of 23G.510 tons: Ameri-
can 10, and 13,072 tons. Ot thls 11st 141
were stranded, 32 wero sunk by 00 11
sion, 52 fouudcd, 3 capslzed, 2 were b nru
ed 0 wero sunk by lce, 7 were abandon
ed in a slnklng condltlon and 25 are
missing. The total number ot llyes
was 2002. R'l'f