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iLnd. ADIDISOlNr COUKTTY JTQXJ3FL3NTVJC-..
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MIDDLEBURY, VT., APRIL 13, 1883.
Po You Know Tlmt
48 & 50 CHURCH STREET,
Burlington, - Vermont,
Alwnyn 1ms in liin iuunousp sloek .1 vcry large varioly of
Fh.c, Medium a-nd Commoii
V TJ1E NEAVEST DESIGNS AND LATESTSTYLES, SPJRING
J3EDS, MATTRERSES, MIItRORS, BABY CARRJAGES,
WINDOW SI1ADES, GTRTAiN L'OLES AND
A speeial ty is a. Painted Chamber
Set at $18, Jiaiidsomcr and bettcr
tlisni usually sold at $25.
Tlie "Qnecn City Woveii-Wire Mat-
tvess," "Nelson's liest," warranted, at
We liave speeial rates for frciglits,
and 011 all pureliases a.mouiting to
$100 will deliver fVcc of all chargc
at nearest railroad station.
A1J goods warranted as represented.
Correspondcnce solicited, and
pron 1 ptly ai s wcred .
HENRY J. NELSON,
LYM AN & ALLEN' S
EIKTV PIEOES IMOrr ALli-AVOOL AND AND SlUv-WOOL
CoinprUing many new and desiraldfi faforiCB for SpriiiR wcar in bcautllul Bhadcs nnd colorings
BLAGK GASHMERES, HENRIETTA CIOTHS,
And a variety of Nnvcltien jnsl reccived.
Ten pieees colored
SERGES, GAMELS' HAIR,
Iicaiitfful colors, Itich, llcavy Uros (irains, at a Huniarkably l-ow l'rice.
Temptinqf B irgains in Black filks
orth ninst appiovi'd makeB. Vt'prall Bperial nttentioii to tlirco qualities tliat wc oller rcsprol
ncly at 81 - $1 rrfi anil 1.7S pcr yard, an llip btBt ralut'x in lllack Silks ever nliown in llurlinclon
llighcr Kiadi-8 proportionatt-ly low.
Rlegant Frcncli Satincs.
A llne lmp nl'llirfic popul ir new goods, coiiiprinntc nmall i.-liccka, plain colora and lx-antiliil
dcsigns in large nnd siuall IIkuivs. Tlie lianili-oinea t wali laliricit for diesseB ccr pioduml.
New Crotonnos and Cambrlcs, NewCinghams, otc, etc. Ladios'Cot
ton Undorwoar, Chomlsc, Nlght Drcssos, Shlrts, Drawors, Bridnl
Suits, Corsot Covcrs, Aprons, Infants' Robos, Ghildron's
Drossos, Plllow Shams, Embroldorod Flannols.otc, otc.
WroBcr tlils fcfabdii llm laiKfBt and lic-ft linc ho lia' cvcr jliown.at priics tliat cannot lail to
plcasu. our kooiIs aiv Jlri-t olasa in citj reticit, made ruliiely on lock-stitcti maelilnea and
wll not rip. Many niaiinrtii'liiK'rs do their turkine and licnmdiifr, ovcn niakiiif llic wliolc gar
lnont, nn iiiikIc tlnrad lnarliinca M liavt' lull asBortiuenlH ot sizea in tlic mur-t approvrd btjlfs,
and liBlie- e, il uiir lady irK'nda willcivn our goods a carcrnl pxaminHlion, tliry wiilbo coninrcd
tliat llioy cun Bavc inonoy liy lniyiiiK thoir Underwear icady niade, and liy buying of us. ."pecial
Bizfs or icicd lii'ii (loliril.
Kull linoortlii'UKnt popidar CorBets, in tliiodpparlmcnt. i.
Wo nre liniy tt ntniouiicp tlic jmis
jitjot of tlic rfcovery of JIis. Ii, O.
Goodule, wlio Ikis bcctt ln uwv licaltli
for tltu past. fi'v wceks.
Those who liavc not sppii roblns slinttlil
vlsc early ln tlie ntornlng. For moiv
tlian a wi'L'l: past tlie alf hus bcutt ftill of
tliolr weleonii! niusie at catly ilawn.
Irs. Smlth Brawy. witli hcr little
(langliler, lius anlvcil froin Canada,
whei-fl lier liusbaiid 1s unj;a;p(l ln rall
roaJlng. Slie 1s vlsitin at hor rutltcrV.
Tlic vlllngi! st'hool tllstrlet aro gratifk'd
to learn tliat our uoinnilttt't 111:111, I,oiiis
Oiard, lias spcnml tlie servlres of Miss
Xellic Uarbour a teat'lier tlie coinln
Mr. .1. B. Watson, tlie lecturer. ulth
bis wfe anil cliild, has beeti ,ieiidin; a
few davs liere. u bope to ieeuie liiui
for at least onc leoltire., aboul tlic 2itd
int. lle spoke to tlie "Aildlsonians,"
last Tucsday evcnlii.
Oeo. II. 1'iline f Hevpie, 3laii., is
visillnj; lrit'tuls iti town.
Tlie enow and iee are fast dlsaiiitpaiinir
under tlie Inlluence of tlie wanii sim and
Watson Varncv, of tlie olass of 1SS0,
Middlebury college, is liome 011 bis
Krank Orepno is uottlntf bis teucmeiit
liousc on Uartleld street ready for use
is fast as possiblp.
l!ev. Mr. liell of tbo Metliodisl ebuicli
preaubes bis last senuon befon; eonfer-
enee, next buudav.
Dr. l.evi Ha'-SRltine of liraudou yas
111 town over last ."Sunuav. e are
always f!''"l t ece 'l'c doetor.
Dr. llasseltinc lias niade soine reiiairs
011 bis tcueiiipnt bouse on Kast strpet.
bulldin a new eliiiuuuy, ete.
Xew tnanle suirar is eoiniii'r into tlie
iuarket and is iiuite lilpntilul. It is
sclling for 12 and !." eents pcr pound.
We undurstaud tlie liantlst ueoiilc
bave niouey cimugh raised i'ortbeir new
plpc or;an and will order it next weel;.
Tbere will be a sneoial session of
I.ibauits lodge, Xo. 17. Saturday even-
inj, Anril J i : woik on tlio llrst dcKree.
Tlie liaptist soeiety contcniplate soine
quitc cxtensive alterations and repairs
to tbeir bouse of worsbip tlie coiniiiir
Tbere aro sevcral cases of niuiiips in
town; also many siek witli eolds and
fevers. (Juite a mmibcr of old neonle
W. 15. Duuslice lias rented tlie rooms
over bis clothing store of Urake A Karr.
and will iill lliein witli an addition to
bis already largo stoek of cldlbiny.
'1'be reliirious interest still contiiiues
in tlie Advent eliiuvb. Sixtecu nerson.-
haviii'r united witli tlie eliureb tbis
winter. and still tbere's morc to follow.
We notice tbis weok tbe beautiful dis-
play of bouse plants in tbo windows of
Mrs. K. S. and II. Karr on Kast street;
also at Mrs. S. I.). Karr's on Xortli street.
Tbere was an alann of flre at tbe
sebool bouse, liere ln tlie illaire, la-t
Monday. Tbe tlre eaujrbt under one of
tbe stoves. Tbere was juite a stauipede
of tbe scbolars, but tbe tire was soon
W. Manney lias lo9t a llne eow.
All 011 tbe siek list are eonvalescpnt.
Tbe warni days bave been bailed witli
Tbe llow of sap lias been very lbnited
up to tbe present tiine.
H. O. Sniitli is scen again on tbe
strcets, after a severe ruii of tbe fever.
Old Mr. t'nrr, 011 tbe "I'lalns," is very
siek, and is not expeeted to survive loiig.
Soine of our npigliboi's bave been 1111
fortunatc in tbeir attempt to rai?e pigs,
Lttng troubles aro plenliful.
Jtrs. Ilattlo Matbews, nre l'adio,
been 011 tbe siek list for a Itmg tlinc.
II. I. Snoor, wlio been 011 tlict siek list
all tbe winter, lias bnpioved decidedly of
Tbo Oonj'regational preaeber. Mr.
l'.ittcn, lias takcn a Uottse of Mrs. K).
Sleigbing Is uscd up, tliough in jilaees
tbere Is plenty in tbe roatis, wbile tbe
woods are full.
Mr. Anlolne Klvers, tbo burner at tlic
('bapuiaii-X'iebols coal job, is very siek,
w itli sligbt elianeo of reeovory.
I'arties froiu out of town bave been
busy iiek!ng up working oxcn, paying
generally about ppnt per pound, witn
soinetiuies a preiniuni.
Mr. Strauk and (i. .1. llodgcs bave
caeb lol. a borsc reeenlly and (5. T.
Kisber a ycarllng beifer. Mr. Kisber is
lieeuliarly uulottunate tbis season.
It seeiiis as tliougb everybody tliat.
wantsa bircdgii l steers straiglit, for l.'ip
ton. we would sav to Mieb: Tbe deinand
is greater tiian tlie supply, keep away.
Our etial jobs bave seeuicd a good sup
ply of wood to be uianufaetiired iulo
eoal. Tbe riiapinan-Xiebols Job lias
fi.OOO eords or inorc in tbe yard, wbile
Mr. .Strauk lias soine . '1,000 and caeb a
large qu:mtil y in tbe woods. wlileb tbe
suilden departure of tbe snow lias lcfl.
witbout tbe ineans of transpoitation
save on wbeels.
A beautiful and uneoiuuioti dtsplay of
tlie nortlmru ligbts was visiblc iicre.
soine twenty niiniitcs or nuue, 011 tbe
tbe evcnitijr of tbe Itli in?l. It eoiiiteil
of tbree lirilliant detaelipd lnasscs of
'.itrlit. one in tlie nortbcru cnitb and one
over Hic castern and wcstern bnrizons.
At tbe tiine not a eloud was visible. but
111 bour later tbe wbolo skv was eovered
witb beavy niasses of vapor.
Mr. Will Abley ba taken
of W. .1. Xasb's tann.
Mr. A. l'bclps lias let bis fariu to
Janics McMurter, wlio lias taken posbcs-
Mr. l'oumls leavcs Mr. Ira Hrown's.
wliere bu lias lived tbree ycars, and goes
to 31 r. Ainos u. .Aiattnews' to earry 011
bis f 1111 11.
Mrs. Comstoek, wifeof a niau wlio re
centiy canie iroin unarioiie to earry 011
tbe Bvrou Kuo fariu on ISeacb blll, died
Mareb .'Sl and was buried
SPEGIAL LOW PRICES IN DOMESTIC OF ALLKINDS.
PATJTICU LAK ATTENTION
l'aiil to Jlotf aml Hoiikc I'lirnishinK".
BUTTER MUSLINS, CHEESE SACKINGS, ETC, ETC,
Halryiucn and Clncne factories can laiy lliesj jcoods at lowcst prlces.
5aaiz cm Sont 'OTTlaon Doairod.
LYMAN & ALLEN,
Jiurliiigton, Vt., Marcli 28, 1883.
Fast day passed oll very (piietly in
Mis. Kd. Huttolpb was boiue 011 a
visit, last weck.
Soine flve or six iuebcs of snow fcll
last Saturday, wbiib brougbt out sleigbs
Wc understand tliat Mr. Oua M'cSbaue
lias takcn tbe place of Mr. F. Alkins as
overseer f tlie kaolin works.
Faruicrs bave niade but little inaple
sugar as yet. Many predlet tliat tbere
will not be uiueli inude tbis season.
Mr. Antoine ISivers wasin town, last
weck, and sold bis plaeo to .Mr. 0. l'otter
of Bridport, wlio lias rcutcd it to Cbarles
Mr. Daniel Meadcr is liavitig bis bouse
newly paintetl, botb lii3ide and out,
wliicb adds very uiucb to tlie looks of
tbe nlace. Mr. Allen Tabor is doing tlic
TI10W. .C. T. U. hold tbeir rcptlar
tneeting at Mrs. V), Mcader's on Satur
day afternoon. A speeial ineetlng will
be lield at Mrs. Oyntbia M. Smltb's on
Frlday afternoon, Aprll U0. All ladles
interestcd in tbe cause are luvlteil to
I'arties wlio bave omiirtaiit beln like
it iiiite well.
I'be iee in tbe creek lias been srood
untll a day or two slnec.
llon. K. K. Ilard of Burliii'rtou snent
a part of Fast day in tbis city.
X'ew lloor and sidcs bave been put
into tlie city ball building by C. L.
A larjre fall of snow in tbis scction
will uiake tbe roads abnost imnassable
on account of tbe nntd.
F. D. Abernctby snent Fast dav in
tbis city. Hp is bead ulcrk in Lyniau &
Allen s store 111 lemington.
Brown's pbotograpb gallcry is dolng
a rusiuug uusiness. 1 neir rooms are
tmely lltted u and tbeir work unexeel
led. Mlss Kate Donnelly is to teach tbe
sebool in tbe Vtp'rn sebool district.
.Sbo lias bad considpniblo experience in
tcacluag and is capablc.
.itrs. jnna r. iviinuan is ntting up
rooms 111 ine t.ireenetaiior-snop building.
on Greeno street. for tlic sale of cbil-
dren s wear of all kinds.
J. E. Keeler lias purcbascd the stoek
of faney goods of Mrs. H. O. Jobuson,
and will continue tlie busiucss in tbe
store vncated by Ira Bingbam.
Solon BiiiTougbs is atleuding to tlic
busiucss of tbe late Captalu W. W
Sberinan of Xew llaven. Tlie farin is
to be sold, as well as tbe pcrsonal
G. htone lias purclnised tbe stoek
of gropi'ries and boots and sboes of M.
T. Bristol, in bliernian's bloek. and will
contuiiie tbe business, logctber witb
Tbere is conslderable excitenicnt in
tlie Wcstern sebool district on account
of tbe recent eleetion at tlicir cliool
nipcting. 'lbey are now anxious to
unite tbo two distncts, but liardly will
rowors , Kbnball bavo been appoint-
cit agents ior tne I'urgersou uurcau
crcaiiiery, and also bave tbe cxclusive
rigbt to scll tbe celebrated Stewart
siovcs. incse leauiug articies are a
great aceesMon to tbe alreadj- large line
of llrst-class goods bauillcd by a llrst
Oeo. K. Kimball Is ono of tlic llrin of
rowers & hbuball, baving purcbascd
bis fatber s interest. ti. F. o. Kbnball
will occupy tbe olllcc in conucctiou witb
tlie abovc tirin and will attcml to all ealls
in tbe slicritl', constablc, litinir and
auctioncer liuc as usual.
Tbe wife of Hev. G. K. Hall, wlio lias
! been in noor bealtli for 1110m llirm -i
ycar past, dled on Fridav last. of eou
simiptioii. (Sbe leavcs a sorrowing lius
baiid and two suiall cbildrcii to uiourn
bcr los. Sbo bad been marrled only a
few ycars, but in tlie sbort space of tbne
tliat sbe bad llved in tliis city bad cn
dearcd berself to all wlio knew ber.
Tbe remains were taken to Obio for
At tbo adiourncd town ineetiug, Aprll
J, F. W. Coe sent in bis resiguation
as city grand juror, wblcb was nccepted,
aud .1. W. Parker was electcd. .1.
Laduke sent iu bis resiguation as water
coiiiuiissioncr andrbas. A. VVinslow was
clcctcd. A tax of 150 ccnts on tbe
dollai- of tbe grand 11st was votcd and
tbe ineetlng autboricd tlie colleetor to
give tbree per cent oft on all taxes pald
beforc tbe 1st of August next.
Tbe exaininatlon at tbe lJcforni Sebool,
on Wednesday ovening last, was attend
ed by a large nutuber of our eitizens, by
iuvitation from Superintendeut Fair
bank. Tbo excrcises woreopenwl witb
inuslercndcred by tlie Ucfonn Sebool
baud, wlio bave bcon under tbo tutorsblp
of A. 1). Vittuiu of tbis city, aud sbowcd
excellent traliiiug. Tbe exerclses by tbe
otber scbolars were excellent, and great
credit Is due tbo teacliers, as tbey beat
our Graded sebool' iu soine braucbes.
TrusteesOnusbeeaud North were present.
SmnlM'ox nnd Bcarlct Fcvcr.
A Weybridge gentleinan bands us a
rccipo for a sinall-pox oure publlsbcd In
a newspapcr soine ycars slnce. Tbo rcin
cdy was rcconiniendcd, origlnally, by a
eorrespondcnt of tbe Stockton (Cal.)
HeraU. wlio wrote as follows:
"It is as unfalllng as fatc and con
quprs in cvcry instanco. It is barnilcss
wben taken by a well pcrson. It will
also ctirc scar'let fcvcr. Hcre is tbe re-
cie as I bave uscd It and curcd niy
cblldrcn of scarlct fcvcr; bcro it Is as I
bave uscd it t curo sinall-pox wben
learncd nbvsiclans said tbe paticnt. niust
tlic: Siilpbateor zine, ono graln; fox
glove Cligltalis), 0110 graln; balf a lea
spoonful of sugar; mix witb two table-
spoonluls of water. TaKe a sjiooniui
ovcry liour. Kltlicr dlcase wni (iisaji-
pear In twclve liours. vor a ciuiii snian
cr dose according to age. If countlcs
would ertinpel tbeir pbysicians to use
tbis, tbere would be no necd of pest
bouses." Tbe eorrespondcnt says, fur-
tbcr. tbat tbe iccipe was given to tlie
worbl by tbo Mnost scientilic sebool of
tbe world tbat of I'aiis.'"
Acconipanylng tlic newspaper slip rc-
produccd abovc is tbe following cortili-
cate, signed by l'ev. K. E. C'urtis of
"Tbo undersiirned lias uscd tbe cn-
closed recipe for tliree of bis own cbll
drcn, and bas known of its belng uscd in
i-cveral cases ol scarlct levor, and lias
nevcr known it. to fa.il.
'llic saw mlll at Liiliesvllic, in tbe
west part of tbe town of Bethel, owncd
by C. L. Bootb. was burned the Gth inst.
Frank Cbaniberlin of Mclndoc's Falls
was scriously injurcd iu tlie head by tbe
tall of an overloadcd lloor, on Saturday.
Marshall Carpcuter of Derby dled 011
Sunday, aged 71 ycars. lle was prom-
iuent ln town and county atl'airs, and
judge of probato from 1S.m to 1S03.
Tbo llrst weck in Aprll last ycar soine
of the stpanicvere ruunlng on Lake
Cliaintin; jffyea.r the'rc U about two
fect ot sobuiee iu the broad lake.
Tbe couiWW! votes 011 tbe constltution
al anicndtncnt sbows this result iu the
Statc: Fortbetlrst aiucnduicnt, 1 l.l.'t, ;
agaiust, 550; for tbe secoud, 11,059;
Two bys iu Braintree, aged 10 and 14
years' wcnt Into tbo baru yard of F.arl
Cusbman, wbile. 110 oic was about tbe
place, and killcd oue shcep witb a nutu
ber of fowls.
The little daughtcr of Thoinas Marron
of Waterbury, wbo was crusbed by a
falling tree, suflercd tbe fraeture of an
arm and a log and received a sevcre cut
over one eye.
Mrs K. O. Greeno, prcsldent of tbe,rer
mont W. C. T. 1'., suggcsts tbat each
union in tbo stato oberve Aprll :'0 as
a day of speeial prayer for guidauee In
A young fariner from Brandon took a
room attheBates llouse, Butland, tbo
other nlght, and blew out tlic jras on re
tiring. llis tnistake was discoverctl just
111 tiine 10 save 111s 111c.
A faiully iu Hinesburg)! were horror
striekcn by tluding a large snakc, com
nionly ku6w as a spotted adder, iu a bar-
rei iroir wlilcli tliey liad been using ci
der dui'ing tbe winter.
A baby born in Brattleboro a few
days ago welghetl only 2 l-'J lbs., aud a
coinuion linger ring could be slipped
over its band and up to the clhow. The
cbild is alive aud smart.
A prospcctivc uiarriage at Chester, be
twceu a inan of !KI and a woinan of 77
years, is suddeuly brokcn oll by tbe son
of the bridegrooin ap)caring on tlic dav
set for tbe wcddlng aud putling a stop to
Ilenry Orowning'diield, a West Brattle
boro farmer, was anested, tbe other day
for scnding indeuent and unlawfiil arti
cies through tbe uiail to neigbboring
faiuilies. lle waived examiuation and
furnisbed 200 ball.
Iu a wrcstling niatcb at Fast Sagiuaw.
Micb.. Friday nlght, between Adon
Butler of tbat city and W. W. Montgom
ery of Fairfield, this State, for 500 a side
and the championsbip of tlie Westein
and Xew Kngland States, Moutgoinery
A eurient itPin says : Tbe Verinonters
lake kindlv to tbeir hnnorted Gernian
girls. Iluding tbeui mndels of cconouiy
and clcanlini-ss. It is said one ot the
girls at St. Albans cven wlpfs the wooil
cn toothpicks and saves tbeui for tbe
Capt. Wyllys Lyman. 5tb I'nited
States infantrv, lias entcreil upon his ilu
tics at Wasliington, witb Col. U. X.
Seott, U. S. A., iu charge of tlic publica
tlon of tbe reconls of the rubellion.
Capt. Lvinan is tlie brother of Senator
S. L. Oovinir of St. .Inbnsbui'V haviio'
reslgncd his psition as superlntpndcnt
ol tbo vermont International Telegranh
eoinpany and uianager of the olllcc iu
tbat place, E. A. Sllsby, operator at Bel
lows Falls, has beeu appolnted to 1111
Whlle Pcter Kock was tlrlvliiir from
Stamford, Bennington county. to North
Adauis, Mass., ho was stojiped by a uian
wbo deniaudctl his valuables. ltock re
fused aud tlie robbcr throttled hiiu. lle
obtained his gald watch aud some inoney
aud tuado his escape. The supposed
rouuer nas ueen arrcsteu.
The W'atchmttn has comniled from au
theuticsources a list of the towns iu tbis
btata iu wblch Ibiuor is sold under a 11-
cense from tbo I'nited States, and the
numoer of llcenses grautcd incach town
The total nuuiber of towns Is 113, and
of Individual cases -140 against 4iD of tlie
lauer 111 icioz, anil wj ln 1831. Itltrllng
ton leads wlth 4'J such lleenscs,.Bennhig
ton follows wlth 35. ltuthmd bas 3t. St.
Albaus 22, Moutpelier 24, Middlebury 11,
jioeuiiigiiam v, uraitieooro S, st. Johus
ibo Campbell. a Swanton bnntcr.
crawlcd Ibrough a fcnuc, dragging a
loadcd gun altcr hiiu, with his band over
tbo muz.le. Tlie rcsult was tbat his
liand was badly lacerated, and one llngcr
hail to ho amputated.
Leroy Shctly of Putney, whlle cross
ing the tracks near tlie eiiglne houn in
Brattleboro, slinned on a bank of hard-
cncd snow, and lell in fronl, of an ap-
proaciiins: iiasseii!:er tra n. Me sncecpil.
cd iu seramliling part way otl tlio track.
but bis ankle was crusbcd by Ihecngine,
and alo sevcral of his llngers. lle was
taken to the Brooks llouse and his foot
Vermont leads tbe States ln the pro
tluction of inaple sugar. Of tbe twenty
clgbt States, tbe censiis of 1870 giycs tbo
followlng as liaving tlic largcst produet:
Vermont, S.H!ll.:02; Xcw York. (J.C02.-
010; Oblo. 3,109,128; Xew llaiupshirc.
1.SU0.7O1; J'ciiusvlvania. 1.515.917; In
diana, 1.332 :i;i2: ViiL'inia. 755X9!): WU-
consin. 507,192; iMassacbusetU, 399,800:
Kentueky, 209, 110.
A clcrgyitian now lahoring in Castle
ton, wlio was over a vcar old wben
Wasliington, dicd lias lived duriug the
lives of all tbo Pivsidcnts, has niet, .somi!
of thein and preached in many of tlie
Statos in tbo Union. Altbougb nearly
as old as tbe republic, be is to-day bal'c
and hearty and considers lie could give
many of tlie seusational olcrgynii'ii of
tlie. present, day points tliat vould int
provo tbeir logie aud also tbeir tbeology.
Mrs. S. C. Young of Orwell bas niade
tbe C'ougiegational cburch iu tliat place
anothergift; tliis tiine it is $5,000, tbe
use of whieh is for tlie stipport of
preacbing, exccpt so uiucb as is needed
lor keeping iu repair ber lot in tlie east
cemetery, aud in caso tbe cburch neglect
or relusc lo kcop tbe same properly
cared for, then $2,000 of tbo auiount
sliall rcvert to tbo town, maklng it ol
ligatory upon it to perforui tlie same
Tbo cxccution of Mrs. Meaker, last
Friday, leaves tbe State witbout a
victiui for tlie gallows 011 its bands.
Tbere are at present no alleged nitir
derers on trial or convictcd luurderers
awaitlng cxccution. llorace Plumly
and Aluion Jlcakcr are coininittc'd
llfcrs," wbo nre scrvhig the State at
Windsor, aud Matthew JlcCall'iey has
been reccntly rcuiandcd to the insane
asylum at Brattleboro, be being acnuit
ted of the charge of uiurder by reason of
insauity. Vermont bas bangcd about a
dozeu niurdercrs iu almost as nianv
ycars. and bas madc a reputatiou for do
lug so deeently and in order. It is to be
hoped tliat no occasion will arise for
many years for anotlier exeeution Iu
Vermont. The gallows on whicb Mrs.
Meaker was exccuted was llrst uscd iu
1S0-1. It bas been packcd away, and the
rope whleh banged the last four con
demned niurdcrers is again liung up by
SberitV Aiusdeu in llis ollice a a stauding;
menace to law-breakcrs. Kusttm ,our
At the Vermont annual confprcnco or
1SS2, (S pastoral charges of tbo .Metho
dist Kpiscopal cburch were duly provid
cd witli preachers for the present con
forcnce year. Tbe Burlington district
coinnrises 35 pastoral appointnicnts, In
cludmg eiglit preachers wbo are closins
tlie tlurd year of successive servicc, llvo
en tbeir second year,und twclve on tbeir
tlrst yoar. togctber witb ten supplios by
local preachers. The Montpelier district
conipriscs 31 itaatoral appointnicnts, in
cludiiig live thrce-years, thirtecn two
years and rour one-year iiicn, togctber
witli eiglitsupplies and one vacanev by
transfer to auothcr cnnference. TbV Sl.
Albaus district compiiscs 2S pastoral ap
pointmunts, including four tbrce-ycars,
ten two-ycars aud scvcu one-year nien, to
gether with scven supplles. The St.
.lobnsbiiry dUtrict coiimrises 39 na-storal
appointiuents, including four tliree-yeai,
sevcn t o-years and scveiitecu one-year
mcn, together witli nine siiiplics, oue va-
caniiy uy disabillty aud one yacancy
oy deatli. 'Uie Springlicld district
oompriscs ,So )atoral appointiuents.
including live tbrce-vears. nlne two-
ycars and thirtceu one-year nien, to
gether witb even supplles and one
vacanev by transfer to auother con
feicnce. Tbe siimmary shows twcn-ty-six
appointuieiits 110'w occiipicd by
three-years inen, forty-four by two-ycars
uieu. Iifty-tbree by one-year nien, for
ty-one by local piuaehor supply and
four vaeaneies; two by translcr, one
by disabillty and one by deatb. Tbe
tweuty-slx thrce-years iiien baving
reaehcd the limit of tbo pastoral term,
must tlierefore be reinoved. Tbe four
vaeaneies inust also be lllled by tbe
appohitment of new inen, 11111, pbu
ing befoiv tbe eabinet, conistIng ot
the presiding bMiop witb live pic-id-ing
elders and his adviscrs, ibc foie
gone duty or inaking at lcat thirtv ap
poiutmcnt of new iiiciimbcuts of the
jiastoral olllcc. Of tlie 97 one and two
years nien, it is probable tbat a fair pro
poition orchanges will occur, but in the
1110x1 of thesc prohahlc clianges tbere is
au eleiuent of uncertalntv dependent
upon the derelopmcut of contingcncies
at tbe conferenee session. Of tbo lor-ly-one
supplies it is ipiite likely tbat.
iimny will be changeil. Tbere aie aNo
tbe live presiding cldcr appointiuents
to be renewed, but none of tbe present
Incunibents bave reacbed the liniita
tiou of time iu sueh oceupancy tfour
ycars) uud, so lar as present inforina
tion indicates, It is not likely tbat any
chauge of men will occur "in tliis de
partmcnt of Vermont MethodiMii. The
tblrty necessary clianges, as abovo
iuentioned, will occur at Bennington,
Benson, Burlington. North Ferris
burg, Pownal, Shelburn, Starksboro,
Vergennes, Cabot, Chelsea, West llill.
Granville and Hancock, Moretown,
ltandolph, Kochester, Alburgh, Bich
ford, Sheldon, Underhill, Albany. Dan
ville, I.uuenburg, l.yndoiivillo, Xew
bury, Newport, Landgrove, Perkins
ville, Tunbridge, Wardsboro, White
ltivrr Junctlou and Wilmington. Tlic
session of tbe conferenee, appolnted at
St. Albaus on Aprll 18, will be tbo
secoud session hold In tbat town, amV
the thirty-uhith of the Vorniont Con
fereuce. Tlie foruier session iu St.
Albaus was iu 1803, under tbe presideu,
uy of Bisliop Simpsou.