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I'AKIS. MAINE, SETT. L'«i, 1871. The Result in Maine. Willi the exception of twenty two stual! towns anil plantations, the oftieial vote of our Stale election is as follow»: Total vote, 105,552 rerham's vote, 58,187 Kimball's 44 . 47,360 IVrham's majority. 10,822 The vote last yotu· Ijr («overnor, ac cording to the report made to the l.egi> lature, which differs sowewhat from the returns published immediately alter the election w^s as follows: Total vote, '.>9,801 rerham's vote. 54,019 Roberts* 44 40,738 Scattering " rerham's majority, 8,2·>7 Thus it will be seen that the total vote ο I the State is Λ.7Λ1 high >1' than last year, ami Ferham s majority is 2,585 more this year than hist. The Senate will stand -·"» rcpublioans, 5 democrats, one no choice. Ilou.-e HI iepublicans,38 democrats, 1 independent, and 1 district not heard from. Opinions of' our Election. The impression produced upon the public mind elsewhere by ihe result of our election is among the most important ι objects of our victory, and we cite a few extract» from leading papers to show how our work is regarded outside Ihe State. The Boston Advertiser says:— We congratulate our Water atieet neighbors (The Tost) on the happy tc coveryof the State of Maiuc from it- re cent decline. "Maine's decay" has rested heavily on their consciences for several weeks past, and has been the topic oi melancholy reflections both in ver. e and pro o. It is no fault of theirs that their warnings have tailed to wake the dead. Month after month the cry of the cuckoo has been heard in the land, prophesying every kind of disaster, uule>> the KepuU· licans with their fifteenth amendments, their Klu Kit λ bills and their tariff-, were thrown over. Hut alter an extra ordinary indifferent canvass, enlivened only by those occasional cries ΐιυιη with out, "beware the dog." the people of Maine have once more confirmed their old allegiance, and pledged her as the pio neer in the long line ot Republican Slates ne\l year. They have started well, with a small vote, but an increased majoiity. We take the lollou ing from the Journal : The Pine Tree Nate ha? doue nobly. Her voice is n< w added to the accltim of Connecticut. North Carolina. Wyoming, Montana snd California in favor of Re publicanism. She has a« :iia and most emphatically put the seal oi her cou de tun atiou on the Copperhead leader*, who with their black record unrepented of, hoped to glide into power on lal-e is sue* and by reason ol the supposed apathy of their loyal opponents. Hut they "reckoned without their host " All hail to the Dirigo State ! The New York Tribune greeted the tirst returns as follows : Highly gratifying i* the news from .Maine. Our returns are not very lull, but are sufficiently comprehensive to < show that the vote i- rather above the average, and the Republican majority larger than it ha* been since 1*6*. In Portland the home of Mr. Kimball, the Democracy gain los, while in Bangor, the home of Mr. Roberts their candidate last year, they lose 01*. and in other dis· tricts fail to hold tfrcir own. On the whole, our Iricuds in M ai tu have d >:;e nobly, and promptly follow, d the lead o! Calitoi lia in the present campnigu. The Χ. V. Times rejoice over Maine's ' response to California, and -aj-: "From Calitomia to Maine* i- α favt i ite phrase to denote the extent oi our continent and it- extremes, not only geographically, but in points oi habit ant! occupation. The two States are hardly less wide apart in the latter than iu the formel respect. But they are aiike in one thing—they turn a deaf ear to the Democracy. The Democratic party will, perhaps, learn after a tevr more > such le>.-on- that the great obstacle in the · way of its winning popular confidence i its ou η bail character. The Philadelphia Prc-s regards our victory a* a most auspicious event iu its effect upon the -truggles elsewhere, and reterring to the fears euteitained oi lie· publican apathy, remarks : lint ail the time it appear.-, the peo ple were thinking. This year is one that has taught the American citizen to rely luote on himself and le-.- on the politician. Public sentiment lias been at work iu Maiue. Ye.ftrday it crv-tali/ed at the |K)11. Th<· people there expressed their condemnation ol the Democratic party— its frauds at tl.e Xoilh, it- violence at the South, and it- menace evt ry where of j>er· manent pcace and prosperity. Tiie Albany Kvening Journal i> jubi laut ovei the news, exelaming : The old Pine Tree Stat»· .-end- baek greeting to her redeemed si: ter ujkon the "golden >hon>" ot the Pacific. The extreme Last answer to the remote W^st The vast breadth of the comiuent between the two extended aim; feels the electric thrill ot sy mpathy and -hares the congrat ulation* upon these successive triumphs. | The Jiitm Vote, At the Temperance meeting at the Court House, last Wednesday evening. Mighill Mason, Ks<j., of Bethel, a demo crat, much t·» the regret ot temperance men, introduced politic- into the meet· iu<r by a-scrting that the recent election in Bethel wa.» tarried by the republicans, throiigh rtim iafhtrnrc, au ! that, tlie year before, the democrats carried it y the same aid—and that the result in thai town depended upon the way which the rum vote went. The Oxford Regi*tt rt \ in refering to the lemark, intimated that it should allude to it further hereafter. Mr. Mason claims to be a temperance man, and he i< an active worker of the democratic party, at the polls. He is sometimes inclined to speak in a jocose veii:, and some were disposed to take his κ marks iu that way, on the occasion refeircd to. It so intended, the remarks are calculated to woik injury, irotu being misunderstood, lint il utteied in se riousness, wc have the best of authority for denying theii truth, 1* tolo. Air. Mason threw out the slur tha. the town liquor agency was arum shop in full bla.-t on that day, and that it wa- used, by rt· publicans, to <£et votes. II so, why did not Mr. Mason Ijetoie the Grand, Jury and gel it indicted 1 > me Agencies were indicted—the jury wa- in session, and Mr. Μ η so η in town 1' Social Gathering of tUt Oxford liar. On tin· evening of ihe tirât il ay of the ριι-ent term, the members oi the Oxforil Bur. in ν itcil guests, assembled at Cummings hotel, in rv^pone· U> tho fol lowing in\ itutloii ; The Memtar* of the Oxlord Bar nntl Membeis Ir on other ooumies in attend ance at Couit. and the ofUccrs of t'ié Couit. an; respectfully invite»! to meet me at the I nion House this evening at ' S Î-? oYlock. After the ceremonies deemed suitable !o the occasion, in the dining hall, a short address will be made bv one whose age and long practice at this Bar will enable him to speak of tho Court ami Members ot tin· Bar practicing in this county near ly ht»If a century ago. ΝλτιΓι S. I.im.vuKUi. Talis, Sept. lfUh, 1871. After an interchange of friendly greet ing. the guest-» repaired to the Pining Hall, where a sumptuous repast was in readiness, prepared in Cummin g ^ best style. The tables looked very inviting, decorated with bonnets, ami supplied w it h choice \ iands, ft «its, &c. Mr. Lit tlctield occupied the head of the table, with Judge Applet»» on his right and Co v. rerhani on his left. Hon. K. L. Ilntnliu, ol Bar.gor, who was admitted to Oxford Bar, but who has «pent his pro fessional life in ihc eastern part ol the State, Hon. Cale!· II. Aver, of the Yolk Bar, and Senator Chaplin of the Cumber land Bar, (ï. K. Shaw, Ks<j , of Bidde for 1. editor of the Maim />< mocrat and lïojùtcr, W. W. Virgin, Ksq., o| Portland, l>r. T. H. llro-vn, ot Taris, and otlieis. were present. The cloth being removed, Alvah Black, Κ««[ , President of the Oxford Bar Asso ciation, presented to Mr. Littlefield the following Pre imble and Kesoîution, ac companied with a neatly engraved certif icate of member hip : \VI;eiea< the Hon. Ninfi. S. Linn:· π km· for t be past fort) rears has been in constant attendance as a practicing Attorney ia tLe Court» of the County, and ha> for so long a time been regarded as one of the leading practitioners of this Bar. though not a member ot the associa tion, an«i whereas Brotiikk Li mlicfiicld ti ts by a bug and bouotable practice, in tin profession and out of it, by thoichigh qualities thattbiough truth, sobriety and general rectitude of life, advance man hood, earned our high esteem and ι expect, therefore, sola d, thai Hon. Natb'l S. Littlk iih.p of Btidgton, t'C elected an Hon ora r ν Member of the Oxford Bnr Associ ation. ami that the Secretary be directed to enrol bis uutue upon ii> leeoids, anil that he be notified ot this action. December 10th, At a luciting ot the Oxford Bar Asso ciation,ou motion of \Y. \\. Ν ikuin. sec onded by S. C. Anuklw.-, it was muni mou-ly\otcd that the foregoing resolu tion Le adopted. Ν oted ih&L a copy of the same, together with a copy ol the action thereon by the Association, signed by the President and attested by the Secretary, be »ei.t to Bro. Littletield. Al\ mi Β la* κ. President. Attest: Wîm.iam Κ. Κιμγ.λμ., Sécrétai·} - Mr. Littlefield responded with much feeling, thanking the member» of the Ο " bar f"r this expression ol their regatd. He would treasure this memento through life, and ha\e it properly trained and transmitted to his child;en :is a legacy «Ί pricelo-i worth—in »re valuable than iu b:e>._ .Ui I . IIIIM I iin U.IIIIHI llir IIIHI.I-V with interfiling reminiscences ol his for ty ?.«ui \»*ar> connection with the Oxford Har—referring to the tiri\ Judge- in the ^l ite, ;unong whom were (îrecn, Widg ery, Κιye, I>ana, Parri-, Mellon. Whit niait, Shcplcy ami (îoodciio ν Ile read law in Alfred, with Judge Daniel Oood cnow, lo whom he lelt gre.il ly indebted for kind ids and friendly advice. Ho commenced practice in Hridgton, where lie hail always remained. He had live.1 to m e many professional brothers come to the vune place, remain awhile, and leave i »r a large* sphere. He had at tended ever}* senior of the Court in this County sinee the commencement of his practice. In early days it was some· times difficult to teach Court, especially in winter. On one occasion Judge Whit man started from Portland on Monday, in a «leigh, and wa· tour days reaching here. He heard Ihe Judge tell an amus ing iircideut when he £<»t here. Il·* *i-iitl whcndriiiug thri»ugh t»ray, he met a loaded team, and finding it more eon \ cnient to pa** on Ihe left, did ·ο, when one cf th»v teamsters sung out to a com panion : "Jim, that old chap <lon*t seem to know the law ot the road The mem bers ol the bar in practice in vveic as loi low s : F rye burg, Juduh Dana, Stephen Chase, liradley ami ltawson. Bitliel, William F rye. Waterlord, Charles Whitman. Hebron (now Oxford), Jairus S. Keith. Norway, Levi Whitman. Pu ris. Stephen Finery, Levi Stowell, Joseph (t. l'oie. ruiner. Win. Κ Porter. Li vet more, lieuel Washburn. Hucktield, Siuinel F. Hidwd Uuinford, Petei C. Virgin. Dixtisld, Mr. Farwell. Those liv ing out of the county who regularly attended the sessions of the Court, were Hridgton, Nathaniel S. Littleriehl, Will. 1*. Fosenden. Harrison, Charles Washburn. Corni.sh, John Jameson. AHred, John Holmes, Daniel Coode no .v. Portland, Simon (îroeulict, Fessendeii Λ: DeUlois, K. A. L. Coil man, Nicholas Κ mer}·, Stephen Longiellow. Minot, J a be/ C. Woodiuau. Of the members of Oxford liar, in practice wlu η lie commenced, tivo only remain, viz: Levi Whitman, Esq., (now residing with his sou in Harrison), and Hon. K. Wash bunt. Mr. Littlelield staled what was new to most people, that tho early Judges re cti* . α tor their sci vices, ineteaii of a •alary, a jttrccnUnjc ol the business of the C«»uit—ο much on writs and papers filed during the term. Mr. Littlelield pdd a just tribute to the charade ι of his associates at tho b;\r, and intimated that he might, 'cro long, re tire from the active duties ot profession al life. He hoped to leave with untar nished honor, and continue to retain the esteem of his professional brethren, w hieh had been so flatteringly bestowed upon him on thle occasion. Mr. 1< «.aid he had not iorgotten tho kindness of the people ol Oxford County, who sup 1 toiled him so cordially, over thirty years a«;o, whrn he was elected to Congress, lie look his seat amidst the applause ot the company. . Mr. Black then proposed continuing the social exercise*, and called up iiov. Per ham, who responded by expressing tho pleasure he had experienced on tho occasion. Though not a member of the liar, he felt under great obligation to the members of the profession tor their uni· iurrn courtesy towards him while serving as Clerk ol Courts in this County. Hon. Elijah L. Hamlin, of Bangor, a native ol this county, was then called up, and being in a liumoron < vein, he enter taincd the company at length with early rcmiuiscences—some of which, being ol a humorous and mirth· provoking ch tracter, caused gicat merriment and applause. Mr. 11. remembered the courts in lS0o, when a J>ov, be tore the Cortrl House was built, and the courts were held m the oUl meeting house, where the Baptist house now stood. Everything was in a primitive >tate then. Some rude bcnchcs and scat> were rigged up for the com t. and a tree-ami easv time was had in court. There was not always tho best of order, somebody frequently speaking out in meeting, mid earning on business more like a town meeting. Πιο .fudges were rot lawyers, and sometimes queer decisions were rendned. There was considerable pomp, however, in the or ganization ot the court. Λ procession was formed, headed by tin- Sheriff and his deputies, with the Court and Bar, fol lowed by all the Justices ol the Peace in j the county, and they marched by tho j drum beat to the court. The court was also opened at the drum beat. The Jus tices of the Peace were sometimes big .*iM rind made a more imposing appear ance than all the rest. He remembered the awe inspired in hi* breast, by Justice Pompilly and others. They ««mod to come to court to pick up what informa lion about IftW they eooW. It WW re lated of Pompilly. that he would never wear a shirt to bed, preferring a state ol actual nudity, for the reason thai :i man would wear out hU shirt more by sleep | iug in it by night than by day use. Court ; week was noted in those days lor tho j gathering of »U the >tud horses in the j county, and there \\a> racing of horses up and down street and other queer per formaucee all through court. < >u one oc casion, lawyer Bradley got the Court to adjourn to witness the fun. Judge Mel len was not a horse man, ami the lirst court he held he broke up the horse lusi ncss. Said the Judge, during court, when the h >r>es .vere neighing and snort i«g around tho court door, "Mr. otlicer, go out and tell those horse men it they dont leave and cease disturbing the court 111 have them brought in and lined lor a nuisance. Clear them all out " said the Judge, with indignation, and this put a stop to it. It was customary I « »r tin· minister, who j opened the Court with prayer, to dine j with tlm Judge ; ami all lite ι e-t ul the j people hud to wait liil they had partaken j oi theiι relieshmeuLs of liquor, l»el'«>ri· | they could he served. Court week was a great occasion; eveiybody camo to Court; all the pensioners and soldiers in the County were sure t«· he on hand—Ul·· j side» politician ;, horse-jockeys, and small | and big characters ol cverv kind. . Mr. Hamlin was animated with the glow of youthful lire, η s In· related these amusing incidents ot m arl\ seventy } ears j ago. lie clo>ed amidst uproai ions shouts j of laughter and applause. (»eu. Perry was called up. He respond ed in hi.s u ual animated style, referring | to hi^ connection with the liar, and pay- ! ing a tiibute to his associates lor fidelity to their clients, and faithfulness in bu-i nefts. llo alludud to .Mr. Littlelield in highly complimentary ternn, stating that in consulting him, professionally, in his earlier days, he was always received courteously, l'iie Gen. rcIerred t<· one incident in their political lite, alter they il i tie red in (politic », when Mr. Littlelield was i n· democratic candidate lor Speak er ol the ilouse ol Representatives, ami he the republican candidate for Clerk, Μί·. 1 illlelield assured hiiu that a differ ence in their political view» should not affect the friendly relations existing be tween them. He hail always honored him for that remark. Maj. 1>. K. Hastings responded briefly to a call, as he desired to attest to the honorable record in (lie profession which Mr. Litllcticld had won. They had bean often brought together, in professional lite; ami whenever his own excitable temperament had led him to over step the ruled of professional courtesy, his brother had always contioiled himself and retrained from retorting in the same spirit, lie was always reminded by Mr. Littlelield, of the late Judge Tcnney, whom he so much resembles; and hoped, when I ho genial face of his brother Little liehl should not be seen any more in our Courts, his photograph might be lurnish ed to decorate our Library. (Jen. \V. lv. Kimball, upon being call ed up, said he had been reminded that he was the fifth, in point ol seniority, of the members ol the bar. Besides the traits ol hi ; professional brethren which had been referred to in a complimentary man ner, he would attest to the manliness dis played by them in military life. Their high sense of honor made them brave soldiers, and he had heard Gen. (iranl's Adj. Gen'l declaie that he never feared a regiment which was officered largely by men of the legal profession. hJ. < ' Andrews, Εμ|.,οΙ BuckMeld.made some humorous and pointed remarks, in which he showed that the poor proscrib ed lawyer»; are made the prey of their client", and ought to bp com miserai ed. lie li;ul it!ways found tho word of η brother lawyer as good as his bond: [An un professional looker on, whispered, that may all l>e true, and nothing to boast of.] Gen. Virgin excused himself from re· marks, on account of a headache. Judge Appleton, Judge Walker, Mossrs. 11am· mons and Gibson of Bethel, and others, were called up, but excused themselves. K. G. Harlow, Esq. of Dixlield, felicitated all present upon tho interest, of the occasion. Mr. Randall, of the same town, said ho did a good turn to the worthy host, when α young man, by go· ing with his brother, up to the Rangcly lakes to get delegates for him for Con gress·, and he had always had an iutcrost in him since. [Laughter.] Caleb R. Ayer, Esq., of Cornish, was called foi, but he had slipped out. Dr. Brown and one or two others responded briefly ; and at about half past eleven, the party separated, all being highly pleased with the soeial and enjoyable occasion. To the credit ol the worthy host, and the profession, be it said, all the wit, mirth and jollity which prevailed, was not attributable to the presence ol any stimulating beverages, as it was entirely a temperance occasion. We sh ill be pardoned for devoting so much of our space to what may be re garded as merely α local and personal oc casion. Wo think, however, the matter will b»· interesting to the general reader. S. .7, Court—Sept. Term, 1871» ΛΙΤΙ.ΚΤΟΝ, J. l'RKSIIUNU. I'hc Court convened on the HHli met., chaplain, Rev. Mr. Hatch, South Paris. Oftlcers of the Court, W. K. Kimball, Clerk. • K. Foster, Jr., County Attorney. L D. Stacy, ShorifT. II. K. Hammond, Crier. C. II. George, Messenger. Deputies in attendance—Gilinan L. Blake, Bethel ; Joel Τ ('looker, Noiway; Cyrus Wormell, Bethel; Win. Douglass, Watciford. A new Grand Jury was empanelled, to serve during the year as follows:— <;uani> .n κν. K. Farringtou, Fryeburg, Foreman. Win. D. Abbott, Rumfonl. Klias S. Bartlett, Bethel. Simeon B. Curtis, Wood>tock. Oliver T. Kmery, Stow. William W. I isk, Norway. Carlton Gardner, Buekfiehl. Samuel Guptill, LovHI. Franklin Huntn-s, liirain. Loivn/o 1>. Hanson, Andover. Cyins 11. King, <)\lord. M« π ill Knight, IVι u. Kmcrson Kilgore, Wateiford Charles V. Tuell, Sumner. James Wentwoiih, Denmark. William W Warren, Browniit-ld. Warren Scvery, Dixlield. Leonard Young, Pari·*. ι kwkusk .intiK*. M l'A Ν ΚΙ.. Bethel—(îiibort Chapman Fore m au Greenwood—Alanson Bacon. Frjeburg—Benjamin C. Cliadbourn. Norway—Asa (ί. Charles. llebi on—George Cobb. Roxbuiy-·George T. Farr.ir. Wood» lock—(il an ville X. Frit. Γοπι —William Κ. G vene. Paris—W illiam K. Ilovvr, eu used. Albany—Edward J. .Ionian, l'otlei—Harrison Libby. Sumncr—Kliphalet Merrill. I'm» γλ\ι:ι.. Paris—Alexanders. Thayer, Foreman. ! Dixlield-Albion 1'. Marsh, Stonehaui—< )rris Pai ker. Sweden—Joseph W. Peavey. Gilead—William Γ. lVnlxxlv. ( >xlord— Solon ltawson. Mexico—Jarvi· \V. llichaids. Newry—John K. Scarlo. IlartToril— Stephen Thurlow Bethel—Chester L. Twitchell. Β tick field—Hal rison Tut lie. lliraui—Ivory Went worth. Η (' ΓΚΚ Ν L" M F.ILl Kl KS llanovei—James G. Roberts. B) ron—Joseph G. Reed. Canton—AI vat ado Hay ford, excused. Nearly all the first day was occupied in calling the Docket, and disposing of cases. Finer weather lor court week is seldom expei it need. Tiic first ease which went to the Jury, was B. \Y. Tiuglcy v. Kpliraim Reynolds. This was an action for services ol Ρ Iff. as a physician, for setting leg of deft, who was injured about four years ago, by falling through a floor ol a mill in Dixlield, on to a water-wheel. Plff. charged £75 for his services, and there was an item of two dollars for profession* al services to dell'* wife. Deft, refused to pay bill, claiming that the Dr. was not a physician iu regular standing, and that the leg was not properly set, nor treated afterwards, and that it is two inches and a half shorter than the other. Dift. bro't an action for malpractice, claiming $2500 damages. Both suits were tried together. The fracture was an oblique one, and it was claimed that the splints were not sufficient to hold the parts in place. Dr. T. 11. Brown, of Paris, Dr. Abbott of Ruiulord, Dr. Coolidge ol Canton and Dr. Pliiloom, of Dixlield, were called by Reynolds, and Dr. Hill of Lcwiston by deft. Their testimony rather tended against deft, tho* not strongly. Delt. testified that he had a Diploma obtained since the suit commenced. He cross· examined the witnesses, and appeared to bo well read in the books. E. G. liar low, Esq., conducted the case for pllT. and ]j. II. Luddcu, Esq., for deft. They each occupied an hour and a half in their arguments, presenting their cases abljr. A tender of two dollars for services to the wife had been made, and the Court instructed the jury that that amount was due, and the jury so found, but rendered a verdict for Reynolds of $97.82. The verdict is certainly not excessive, con sidering tho value of legs iu Oxford County, butas it involves malpractice, it doesn't suit the Dr. who claims a new trjjil, Ε. Κ. Holmes vs. Robinson Man'g Co. An action for 8 tons of hay at $10.00 a tun. Hay was to be weighed. Tho first load was not weighed, by mistake—eight loads were taken—the largest one weigh ing 1G60, the smallest between 8 and 9 hundred. PltV claims that by measure ment in the barn, thero were 8 Ions--deft. was willing to allow for load not weigh ed, tho weight of lhe largest load, tho' the testimony was that it was the small est load. Deft, tendered $101 to pill'., which ρ I ff. declined rccciving in full,say ing he would lake it on account. Deft, kept the money, anil tho Court instructed the jury that it was not a good tender, be cause conditional. Before suit, the par· tiei'agrecd to refer the case to one Den tien, who put the hay into the barn. A hearing was had without counsel, Mr. Robins >n, the Snpt. of the Co. appearing for them. Each was to toll his own sto ry, without inteiruption to the other.™ PI IV. was not intcrnpied, but Robinson, being interrupted, said if it was repeated he would throw up the relerence; Robin son claims that he was interrupted again, and left in high dudgeon. The Court σ Γ5 made a brief charge, stating that il the jury beiieved there was a reference and a hearing and that the decision was com municated to both parties, il was a valid reference, tho' not in writing. It was not a rase calling tor their sympallij — both pat ties wero able—could not agree— were willing to enjoy the luxury of a law suit, and tho jury must decide it for them. The referee fouud that there were eight tons, and ns the jury found the same, it would appear that they concluded that the reference was binding. Tho case goes up to the Law Court on exceptions and motions for new dial, on ground of newly discovered evidence, and that the verdict it against the evi dence—the weight of evidence and the Law. Virgin for 1ΊΙ1*. Perry for Delta, .lames Y ales v. Cyrus Wormell. Delt. is sued lor net ol hi* deputy in attaching property as belonging to one Abraham Felt, and sold by Felt In him. Fell was a peddler, bought a bill ol goods between one and two hundred doliais in Portland, lor Locke's Mills. Before tak ing them Irom the depot, he sold a por tion of them to Vales, who was goinj; into trade in a small wa\. The Portland parties attached, claiming the sale was fraudulent. Verdict for plft'., $1C8.48 («ibsoii. Hamilton!. Joshua S. Whitman et. al*, v. Ν. Il Perry. Action f..r IuiiiIht. Alter the tevmn» ν y \v ii4 out, it was icferrcd to Court — Judgment lor dell. Virgin. I>.ινiIlummonv Bethel η ml H uiovcr Toll biilgeCo. v. Benjamin Est· restimony got out, and ease wiadc Law on Ilepoil. Hamilton*. Dcane A: N'en ill. Foater. <<\ ntm.. Geo. W. Whittcmorc v. Jacob Luddeu. Trespass «bound iry line in question — will probably take all day Monday. Holster Λ: Wright. Ludden Swnsey. The Grand .fury cum· in on Saturday, and leported iweniy seven bill·, a·» loi lows : — State v. the Grand Trunk Railway ('«». ol Canada. Negligent killing ol David Kobbins, at Bryant's l'on·I. State v. John Harris, Bethel. Nuisance for pulling a lem-e on the Common. Two indictment*. Stale v. Ivory C. Good* in, Hiram. Two indictments—one lui setting lire lo (lie dwelling homo ol Mary A. Aver Hiram, one lor malicious burning ol same. State \. Charles Barrows, Canton. Two indictments, as common seller and for tippling shop. State v. Adclbert Kidder, ('anion. Two—as common seller and Tippling shop. State v. Edward K. Stevens, Canton. Two·-—common seller and tippling shop. State v. John Newman, Greenwood. Two,common seller and tippling shop. State \. John B. Merrill, Hamlin's Grant. 1 λ υ—common seller anil tip pling shop. Deft, is Town Lqiuor Ag't. State v. J. fleison Jack ·οιι, Milton ΓΙ. Two—common >eller and tippling shop. Town Liquor Agent. Stale v. J.unes B. Durgiu, Brownlield. Two, common seller and tippling shop. Slate v. Win. Allen, Denmark. Two, common seller and tippling shop. State v. Aimer S. Harndeii, Denmark. Two, common seller and tippling shop. Slate v. Henry (J. Holden, Norway. Larceny from Eben C. Shack ley s store. State v. Fryeburg—Defective road. The Grand Jury h id an unusually large amount of business before litem, and ex amined over a hundred witnesses. There were 4JÔ continued actions, on the civil docket, and 11 on the criminal, and about 200 new entries. The criminal business is assigned for next Thursday, and as there is considerable for trial, civil and éliminai, the term will be longer than usual, probably. Sam'l C. Smith, Esq., ol Bridgton, E. W. Ay or, Esq , of Water ford, and W. W. McCann, Esq., of Poland, were ad mitted as Attorneys to practice in all the Courts of the State. Hami.in's Gkaxt.—On Friday evening, Sepi. 15th, about eleven o'clock, the in mates ol the house of John G. Burns were a Aakcned by the cry of lire. The lire had made such progress that they barely iscapcd. The house, porch and shed were totally consumed with all their contents. The lire is supposed to bave originated about the stove-pipe.— Loss is estimated at two thousand do!· lais. Tliem was some insurance, tlio amount not known, says the Journal. —Jacob Vanderbilt, President of the Staten Islniel Ferry Co., which owned the steamer \V«stfieHl, whose boiler explod ed in New York, has been arraigned on a charge of manslaughter. lie plead not guilty anil was discharged on bail. Official Vote of Oxford County—Complete. Governor. Senators. Comm'r. Treaia'r. Probate. . ' '§fc Albany, Andover, Bethel, Brown field, Itin'ktlclil. •Ityron, Cnuton, Denmark, Dixfleld, Fryeburg, (iilcad, Grafton, Greenwood, Hanover, II art font, Hebron, IΓΙ nun, l.ovell, Muoii, Mexico, Ν e wry, Norway, Ox ion I, Pari*, Pern, Porter, Roxbnry, Knmi'ord. stow, Stone ha in. Sumuer, 8we«len, I'jiton \\ aterl'ord, Woodstock. 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I II" 1-24 12 17* 4i 7h 121 74 I lu7 l»M 2-i a 'J! 2*>2 151 17" 12!» ΙΑ» 15; 10: *1 ii KI :tu 85 4·.· 121 ll'J 1.1 it ii 11*4 127 22" Κ'ι l»j lo'> •J 2 It •■ri 4 J It 17.» 47 41 3 3Γ, 382* 337'» 3*71 3831» 3331 3161 3031 3210 3853 3310 3hfll 3191 •The (.'onnly vote ot Ilyn-nnot received, l>nt i>rol»ably the sjnni· 'n Governor, excepting that oi CotninUeioner. Oar Governor a Farmer, According to :i w liter in the Remisier of the Hi h, (ιόν. Perhum'i: farming so lar ae potato ruining is concerne·!, consists ol "Four row» ol potatoes, mostly dug tlirougli the centre." (»ov. Perluini Iris just called :it our ollice nnd very ]><>1 itel \ presented us with three splendid potatoes of I he (bono variety—the largest weighs at least («ne pound, and the oilier two, half a pound each. The Uovernor in forms us that ho raited on the four row* rcfern d to, filtccn laishels of llie miiiu variety. Pretty good (arming thai. W*«· think the above writer will have in «-.ue on that.—(Krfortl lUijitttr. The Tammany MathUe, Hie attempt of Tweed, Hall and Swci · ny lo sacrifice Connolly, to appease the' publie wrath in New Yotk. and escape themselves, don't work Connolly turns upon them, and evidently has the sym pathy <»f III· community. He h isch-aied himself ·»l the suspicion of stealing the vouchers, and the guilty parties have been arrested. Il looks as if they were tools of the other members of the ring. The whole *»«·! o| ri«rals ·»ι·· likely to ge· I licit dues. :;nd y·» lo pii«un. Twei d lui"» ιζ< ·1 ιιρ a large publie meeting « » t hi·* cou s I itucnts nnd made a speech lo litem, complaining, in his injured innocence, that lie· trouble is all because llie re pu I — liean* won't lei the'democrats hold office! In the meantime, llie indications are that I he democracy of the re»t ol the State, are trying to wash thei,· hands of the in iipiily ol the rascally leaders who hive managed their part), b\ llirowing them overboard, mid disclaiming their acts. It is (he best thing ihey πιιι do. Sortcay High School I,ret h reit. The · peeing lectin0 of the High School cour.-e, was delivered in the Congrcga lional Church, at Norway vill ige, Friday evening, tî'Jnd iiifl., I»\ Kev. 1». C. Ward, of llarrisoii. His Mil jcel was ••The Vo Semite Valley;" ami a large audience a»embl< d to heal a description o| this woiidcrlul lu ulseupe, by one who hail Inhehl il* grandeur It liar, been said by Tennyson Mi.il "things seen are mightier than things heard;' and the truth ol these words ιηιι»I be tell most l.>rcibl\ I>\ him who would describe the s«encr\ of the Semite. It can be no c.i>\ mailer to d · piet ! lie loi rents, c*liIls ami cataract» w liii li excite the amazement <>| those who an· Γ ι m i I i:ir vvilli the Alp·» ami Highlands.— The spectacle which bcwildeis the sight and contuses III·.' imagination ol tin he holder, may well del}' the power ol hi* «viiiiN. And yet, to those wh«· listened If» Mr. Ward'* graphie ami eloquent lec ture, there canio no uncertain thrill ol inspiration which the \allcj itself must produce, lie described his emotions on lii>t beholding the seen#, in language that proved him to he an ardent lover o| nature; ami his vivid poitra\al ol the gi gantic realm es of the valley, held the au dience in deep altentior. for ncaily two hours The interesting character of the subject, and tin admirable facility with which it was treated, made it both en tertaining and instinctive. Mossis. Howo and Cole, assisted by several ladies, fur nished excellent mu>ic for the occasion. The next Ueture of the cour.-e v\ ill be delivered Wednesday evening. *27tli inst. at Conceit Hall, by Sylvanus Cobb, Jr. | —The Court Temperance Meeting was held on the evening ol the lirst Wednes day of the term, as usual. A good audi enee assembled. J. S. IIobbs,E>q,called the meeting to order, and iiominatcd 1. E. Shaw for chairman. Kev. Mr. Hatch, of South Paris, opened the meeting with piayer. II. E. Swascy, Principal ol the, Oxford Normal institute, at South Paris, [ spoke ably for a half hour; lie was fol·; lowed by Rev. Mr. Hatch, Senator E. C. Farriiigton, of Fryeburg, M. Martin, of Bethel, and the old veteran in the cause, Seth Sampson, E->«j , ol Turner, who has lost m lie of the vim or lire ol earlier days, lie made considerable merriment. The meeting was favored wit ι some se lect music by a quartette of home talent, which was highly appreciated. —The first lecture ol the course before the Oxford Ncrnial Institute, at South Paris, was given on Friday evening last, ! at the C lugregatioual meeting house, by j Kev. E. P. Thwing, of Portland. The subject was 'Reminiscences of Scotland/; with recitations Irom Scolt, Burns, and other Scotch writere. It was finely writ ten and delivered, Mr, Thwing being a superior elocutionist. It has been dcliv eietl in several of our cities and received the ecomiums of tho press. The second lecture will be delivered next Friday evening by Prof. Choate, of Go rh a m. The band will l>e in attendance These lectures arc open to the public, and not. only of interest and value to the school, but to the whole community. Several were present, from our village. Letter from l>ea. J. It. Thayer. Tipton, (Cedar f'o.,) low:». Iknr Mr. Editor: — By \our kind in· \ ilaliou I sit down to sketch a lew tho'ls respecting what lias conie under in y oh servalioii on my lecenl trip lo this conn try. As yon know. I went lo the Poll* Monday morning, east my vole, then readied tin· tiain at So. Pari4 in good time, ι· lid took the ears on the (r rant I Trunk, mid onward West. Stopped at the Island Pond 11 · and partook of a good dinner ol friend Waterbonne's hos pitality We started from Inland Pond ami arrived at the ponderous bridge aftci dark. Ol course we eoiild not see if, but we knew ue «err in it. We eould not mm· mu· h o| the « it\ of Mondial, except its inimmeralile shining lights We made no stop in Montr· al, and soon we were oui o| Hght ol those «hiniii;; himinarie·. We patted I lie night wilhoiit mm li op poi luii it \ lot observation. Morning dawned iip« η us l»e|orc we readied the ancient city ol l'oronto. We did not tarn much a' that place, and so hid ι ot iiiueli op|x»rtunit> lot observation. It pre-cnl* the appearance if aye and vv · alt h. Γ bel »· w t I e in.t· < \ "tin I i u _· ■ am! I III iving towns ι ii it. i * <hr >Ugli ·* lii<*h « ·* ρ <1 «oitliv ι·| note, in < an· a<':i, i'lil I -hoilld oectlpv to· m ·~11 o! \our «pace should I stop to be p uliiailar. ! am on |i> notW oilier lufi Cut· that cainc umlci my ol>scrva(i<m «luring my journey. Allot leaving Toronto, and beloic night I ill. we came to a liait beside a switch on lb·· road, and alter «ailing awhile. w e leai ned .hey wen « ailing b ι a freight liain which should have pa>>« «I them on thai turn out. I'll·· coudu· lor and passenger* all became impatient, wailing so long, and concluded to in λ·· ■aulious 1} along, and we soon cam·· l·» a IreigliNtiaiii laden ί ith cci u, giain, and other goods, λ κ ekt d on I lie road, «v lia !ι caused I lie del iy . One ear loaded willi corn, was a total « reek—nothing m tin· shape o| a cal* w sis lo be sceli, and the good seed so much needed at the piesn.i time, to keep the hungry cattle :tiiv through the winter, Vk.> -callcred broad cast ι \ er lite road It looked •ad lo set it. The tlcbri·» w as *oon removed, and we Wt I'e on olil w:n I»y this tunc it wan dark, and llie ρ.ι»»ιnger» all sei nit <| to br it illing to Ii iv · liieir vision limite.I lo the in-ido o| the car·· and _[· ' repose il they could. Our delay oil tin* road ;.ot i··. belli <1 time, and v\ hen w·· arrived at tin· gre.i! ni y «»l ( 'liieago, tin· train we should lia»e ιιι· t was gone, tin il (lit· next 11 a i η bound «ni ilic toad we vvru* to travel on, *v«»uld not go out till i> :4/> in the cvening. I had some opportunity «il looking at some <>l the stupendous works o| the people ο! Chicago. They have in the city, two tunnels constructed ol solid masoun un der the liver, one ol which I passed through. We see no walcr, but hear Ihe rushing roar it makes overhead ; they arc of ample dimensions lor heavy teams ol horses and wagon» to pass ι h rough. I saw also the bridge over the river turned on it> eenlic, and two large boats pa»- at the same time, one on one side ol it·· centre, and Iho othci on the other side. I should think lh.it part of the bridge that was thus turned was one hundred feel long, and it seemed to be done with the utmost ease. The liver at this |»oiiit is about the size ot I lie Kennebec livci. It would seem th:il whatever d enter· pri-'e the people of Chicago can imagine, they are able to accomplish. <)lhei items worthy of note might be intioduccd, but my sheet is about full. We took the rats nl JO:4ό in the evening, and arrived at Clarence, Iowa, my stopping place, and louml my Iriends well, and waiting f<u me. Joki. K. Tiiaykk I'S. I saw no accidents, no" mistake·, no injuries to Any one in the whole join ney. J. Β Τ —Il may not be generally known that James It. Osgood, Esq., of the firm <»l James K. Osgood & Co.. formerly Fields, Osgood & Co., book and periodical pub lishers, Button, w an Ox lord county man. He is the son ol the late Edward I,. Os good, K <|., ol Fryeburg, who died about (illecu years ago. Edward L. Osgood was a prominent Democratic politician of his day, a lawyer by profession bul limited means, and some twenty years ago young James went t< Boston, his falhti having obtained lor hiin a position as part office boy witli a (inn ill that «*ity. Since that time he has advanced step by step until now he is at the head ol one ot the first publishing houses in that citj, says the lie t fi ster. —Wiuthrop Young, mminated a»: Democratic randidate for Governor ol Minnesota, is a native of Vermont and was formerly a resident of Maine. He was deputy collector at Calais under col lector Bums, during the administration of Pierce and Buchanan.