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:s.n '.!'H ." NUMBER 17. MANCHESTER; VERMONT, THURSDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 0, 1SS0. VOLUME XX. i! 3) If ft y ri 1N rti&fi rift n the JfAnchcMer JoormL uunw inn iiicai4t kuumo BT I). JL S J U O N D S , oi rot 4 r rsirTOfc. -4 I at avcta af tke Cuart RvtM, litCKurtl TkkktokT. tlial M Ml in, l B at e.Baa aa baa BaetUa a r a a I , treat1 III " IBJ' I M 11 U H I N CSS I) I H KCTOUY mui inn, a : tr ao ojvuttUMHM at law. laa Ik IUMI ktate, Itwktiw, (Ml; Tereeal. ctroM McatoD, fVttTI 40 OoCBalLLOM AT UW skit ia tbe Overt Ihm, DuikwUr, Tt. u. k. row LI 1 A tov. tTtVUItl AT LAW, r let lSa kaearteectfaat, aad felted llal ettae aa Mail limt,llukiiltilfMl. A. HOWARD, 4iieaav A"oooc"tixoB at law, ORn el Baatdaaee, aia fatal . . Virtual . T. T10LL, r r I e i a a aid iiiii,, OIh el lattdtate, , think Mela It.. appgiKe tha Vbx4 Beeat. ... Titwoir blai i !, t; ut 1-t-tiat ef the asd kraal ot til iiii t 1:iui. k. CLKKOttl, X. I. . BftAMlb'lka aCBOEO" POB rk'VAUDI penal iae, as! Pfetktn Phyeiataa. Alee, luteal ft Wttaavonh'i la-prated Treat, . eet at kit raatilaaaa, Tatter Petal, Tl. 1 t.L, WIXH, K. D., UtOPATIlO rBTIlCUV, OAs 41 Bttldtaaa, tui Int, Tiaaavt or. aio. b. iwirr. DIKIIIT, P.rkiat' BiiMi, appoaiU Hail Ball, Vticumi, TiT. Aaat ti4 .lmlnltr4inliibilrteil jUai aala. Oibar aaaoaaUal a4aiaiaar(l af ar abftlaua. P.I.L00JII8, ' t I I T 1 I T i MW Mi lliock, Ftr; Polal,aiaaal AMtkiiraala4 vilkoal jaia r A4ikii Aetata ltd Kilroa eai4a aiaiiaia- ra4 al all limaa lr 4aairad. Til THE XLM U0C8I, iLiKiitrta, Ytiaarr. 0(aa fraia Jtatla Octaaar. , , ' M CHARLB t. OBTII. J. K. BATCH ELDKB, A f roftHBI AKD OOCNflELLOB AT LAW, Arliaf ton, Tl. W. D. BHELDOR, ATTOBNIT AT LAW, OHoa Oppoaita Pint Kitloaal Biek, (liara RaaiiHT, (Mat TiiaonT, W. 8 . PHILLIPS, M. D. 'iafta, Tiiaonl, Plir0l4)l AND 8CB0E0S. ORloa al kMtaaaa. , , 00. a, umitr. IIOH, OnOOKHIKK. PLQUR. BIra ) -rtSlnj, HU, Cva. Boot A f Va Pwnta, fil aa4 Varatahaa, M 1 titat, 4a., l"11 .lk I.B.1ua1rtT,Tl. L u. cot BOOTS AMI eUOU, , akeo.ry aad Jawelry, XX'HV 4B., tttBakaeUr, Vt. 1. 1 A It P, ta4a' aud katait Daaiar la , ts?t)tci"n, fAser afxitia, k, Uuwaar al Mala 4 Uaioa ItiatU, , . Ittly) Varw.au ' TAX IB II I0III, ftuitroa, 'cawarr. . 0. BAkBKI A 0. S PCBACIt fiWBiaruii t rti". tioea -wa IlKlittlLL mun, , ,- V lt 4. TV, Catena. ''; " ..Oaa4. , tttly! V. t Bb5LKI riVA- , f ., . pt., Para. Tarwaat. i i .,' - taraia Moderate. t.ee Baa-aa far learner laa t a, ! . earaataeae: i. 'rta, (aiaai Baaae, MaaekaeUr, Vt. at. . t. 9ara, Paebarf Patat. Vt. tllrUt MtUIIOrOk HOTEL, X W. tAKEB Ptapnewr. "al, ... . . . Tettiakt, t4 aeaawlaUaa far aawai.r kjaarwaM rataaaaMa pnaaa 4i-lj Ut ttll JOTOI HOCII, t , l.trun, Pr.prlatei. '- 4'tiaitaa, Varaiaal. s taiy w , r. IDDI, r.UslClAJ ASD SCBOEUB, traiea tf Oaaarta Bavaa, Aaalar at, Ittly-J Veraauel. C. B. WlLUAati, laalar la HI ooofii, aiociiu la aal kaa,Cr-u4ary, Aa,, b4 aaaa!t narar af 14 L?4.P I 1 Tl, adiaa, Varai.M- Childroii 0 Pitcher's Castoria. Motbare ilka, uJ Pkyaiekaae racawtaBead It- IT IS NOT NARCOTIC. CKXTAl K IJMMKXTS ; tho Wortd'a -"rent I'aln-ltHlcvlnj; r'in'I'a. They lirul, atKiOif! and 7tirIturu,Vutind,Muk Itut k , ttud UbruiiiuiUni uiuu Miui, auiil frpruluii, CuiU, unit I-ilno- nca upon liruata. hciip, ijniiL uul rfllublc BPTJRTa af 4Uaa.etia Mwoaa, SaaJBee. Crcklig Paint 4a the If mA. rrUd Breath, Dutuu, ad r Catarrh! Ce-a alela t, aa be ai UtaluM - ky- Wei Da If eyer't Catarrk Cara, m Ceaitt.Ueal Aa tldeta by AkearaUoBW Tha. eaoet Im aarlaat Dlaeevery aiaaee Vaeci-utiee -, , U H. HKakkWAT. 1I.I, MAkCHtBTKB v. , VKHMCKT. OAUa at K,Uaoa an karlh liila Hlra.t. the tgcmui uuuit, (Pa afa?t. EfBluui.) laaabaaur, . . . ,, ...faraioaC ; ' 1 '' , ' f . . OBTIM, Pnpttt. Opaa fraai Jaaa ta Oatobar. TUAIBB't HOTEL, Ttaroat f onrr, ' . i Taavoii'S. t. t. TBAYEB, Prvpriator. Tha Pialet, Jamaica and Londondarrr aiaea top at Ihit liueaa. Lurry and aala alabla i Ui half mil track eoaaacttd wtlh tha kaaaa. Vimm earrtae-ata railroad tution. IS A barbar ihop connected with tha fconta; LITEST STABLE, PtCTOIT PolUT, .... VlBBOHT. JAktKg A, TBATEB. I'rotrlalor. Oaod horaaa and AftprlBw.a i n i.tii.nH.2" Ordaralert at Ooloarn Hoottwirjbt promptly Btumdadto. . Factory Point, Tt.. Jam at, 187ff. Sll VOH SALE. T . 1 i . a ww aou a Ban tiorj DWELLINO HOUSE ON MAIS BTRKET, , atar tba Kqnlnox Honia. Pint location, ona tad a a a trior ti trrct of land, tUblo. (ardaa Bad orohard. Good wtll on tha prniultat, Priaa la. Apply lo . BCIITON k MU80N. kfaaehtatar, Tt., July d, 1878. lotf L. W. U OLDEN .. ATTOllXEY AND COCNSF.LOR AT LAW, Aud liiturtnee Agvnt. Office at IUmleDcfl.' Booth Londonderry, . . . Tanueet ESTABROOK Uti Oyetere for Sale by tha Gallon OYSTERS by tbe plate, eitb.tr raw or cooked to ordr. Ala Sweet Potatoes. , Cravuberriea, , Grape Baaanaa, Ortnjea, Lamottt, I'vaoatt, aad otboe nulla ta to air aeaaoo. Beat llranda Ciirart and CiirareltA Large Stock Freeh Confectionery DECALCOMAXIA AND KM BOSSES SCHAI lJJUTUUES. Large! Htork lu Baaninflna floantr. Mtaot from InporUra, Lhaapar tbta trer. 200B00KS TO LOAN. Bka, HU'ioBery aad atbir arildM atittatln few Hubday IVaaanta. , l.t tot cut Uaat ttt krouk'a loa Crrtn, tn.U from treab en tm, alwaya on htad or wade ta order. Call and (at aa Uyeur Httw and lata aorna buoia with job. Old Place Oppoaita Or. CltmoBt. F4CT04T PolUT, JlkJtOlfT. f Factory Paaai, Tt, 04 31,1 tit w 20,000 Pounds NoraScotU Plaster, 5 Tons PJiosphates, GarJeo and Flower Eeede. FOH SALE AT KEW TORK ST01E, i. P. liLACKMBB, ktaarkaeUr Wpol, Tt J. P. COY lnebae ta laJara tba (BbMe ffaeraBy kbaf tie M ta Uah I Boots ami Shoes, k.rte bit and wlaur trade It eaipleta. A' a wm aafirUBrBt af KCBBER GOODS atwattoabaAd. Tka abort gooda wtll ta tuld kaap furra. CtfM l m4 Itrpaini Ilw Vov y ami ai IiAvnMt0 iiml, fcaBbe aaUafactioa (BaraaUad t Mart kra,, Tt , Sot. Ink 17. . JJOW IS TUK T1MK ta fat ifcaaa Old Clothes Colored Aad CWaed vp ft Sr.ramcr VTeaf." i ii.rr i- v ".tri," -rtr: ! I &n h tvfart M l ftTtvr.i (t( akvfciJ I' UtkfTtVitatt t ! ! A4ltAtfmJ Utak ' ItAoaatk. nwalWlM XZ . w t,r g uaakt rmm ba viiU .I'.Wtt. i "Vy ItbrbatM, Tt, AffU I0k,l7. :u 1 I itivi uaivMi a tout. j ' lnwa f in (0 1 drcT from Dau ' ' tori tal.UCefoft, dii'i)C ftf foriywo Kiir, od at I fcJ lo await .(be arrivatj cf lo or tlirt c-jachf , 4D(J I did aol (a?1 unlit after dioarr, I ferj cl'ao Ltd a dUiarvea to dtira after darl. It t ta l be dfid ot albler, atd Ike caon had btf) roagb one. A (rtat deal cf now ta.! ia!o, and I lie drifia i Irutr and deft'. Ttta njU that I cirrltd ! t i ol die la Lit I ! I on ty cootract as lit one o'cl'M-k iu lb wortlng, I'll lU, riulr 11. iHifcloiaater wti oliliftd loiit up a !iM' Utr than iliat bur tor u Uu day In Jinunjr, when I ilio up wlih tur hiaU aI Daubur , I bo poltna4ler ! C4!lrd ma Into tbt efflc. .-w IVte, tald Lit, with in iaiportaot terlooa j look, ILere'i auoie pretty beavjr mo nay pickgfi in tbat bag, aud ba poloted lo i aabpoke. Ha id b monef wu I t... I. I.- .....I. .... ,.. 1 V U, WVIVU IV 'I I. I Ml u auiv u Ctda Hue. Tie a be Mked m tf I had any pitsenyrrt wbo were golnif tbraagu lo Littleton? I told biai I did not ktww Hat inpioM ! bare not, aayi I. - ' Why, id be, the aceot of the lower road citne lu to day, and be (aid (bit there were two eunplcioui character! on 1 tbe ttge 111 t c4me lu lait nlgbt and tut ! rcti tbkt tbey Lave au eye on thit mall, J to It tUnd )ou in h&od to be a little careful Ihit creuiu. Me said the (gent had described one of f. them at a ihoit, thick tet follow, abouuHQ rr of age with loug hair, and a thick ieiry clump of beard under Lit chin but none on the eide of bit face. I did 00 ! know anvtblnft' of tbe other. I told Mm ) i f oentea mere vui i aac aaoger t ? 1; Oh, iio, uol If youStf jfot Vattengert ill ....... -v in . i oeniea mere wata nnc uaugery tbe way ibroagb, but I only told you tblt to that you alight look out (or your mail, tud tlo look out tharp wbeu you change " .-r , .., ...a '''' Tantwered that ' I would do to, and then took I lie bag under my aim and left the office. I ttowed tbe mall awty under my neat little mora carefully than liaal placing my teet igaloit It, but beyond that I did rot feel toy concern. It wu pat one when' we tlarted, and I bad four paiteogert, two of whom rode ouly lo tbe firtt Hopping place. ! retched Gow tti't Millt at dark, when we Hopped for upier, and where my other two pation- gcrs concluded lo (lop for the utgbl. About air o'clock h" the evening I lef G. wan't Mills alone, btving two borsei ih! a pung. I had rcventeen tuilet to go aud a btrd tcvenU en toilet it wtt, too. Tbe' his ht Wat quite oiear, but the air wutltarn and cold, fbe loose iuow flyinir lu every di. rection, wbll the drifit were deep and lootely ptcked. It wtt tlow, tediout work, Mid my hornet toou bectms leg weal y aud reative. At the distance of tic uitlet I citme to little tcttlcmpnt called Coll'i Cornert, where I took freabboraei I'd been two hoiirt going that distance. At I wtt goiu( to tttrt rata came out tud taked If I wtt going through to Llt tletoa. I told him I tkoold go through it the thing could possibly be done, lie said be wte anxiout to go, end an bo hid uo baggage I told bim to jump In, and make himself at comlortablo as possible.! I wat gathering- up .my lines wben tbe hottier etme up aud asked me If 1 now ooo of my boras bed cut himself badly. I lumped out and found that ooo of the aulmals Ltd got a deep cork on tbe oft foot. I fc-4ve&ucb directions at I thought necessary, and wat about to tarn awty When the bottler ticoi&rked r-.tbatr be though! I-eatne alone.' I MA bim tbat I did. ' .Then where did you get that nutetiger ttld he.- II Just got In, I actwered. lro jij, fioia where? ; J I uen t irnow.i ' ' i ; I ; t ; . t ' i Well now, ttld (he bottler, t'bal'r kind of curioot. There . tln't been , no ' tMrch man at tbe hoote, and I know there aia't been none tt any of tbe neighbor' t.- Let't have a look at bit face, ttld I, We eau get tbat much at any rate. Do yon go back with me, and wb,ek I ATM 'M the pun iim bold )oar lantern to tbat.the light WflMaSti Into bit face:' 1 lid did a I wV.icd, trd at I . tt fflptd into tbe pung 1 'jgm a lair view 01 ancti portioiiH i.f bit laoa at . were uot mi tilled up. I tw a tLort, thick frame, full hard leaturet, and I could , almost toe t b r t e heavy beenl, nndcr Iilf cbfn."."''j bought of tbe man whom tbe pottm titer had described lo me; but I did not uhlok teriontiy upon It uotil I had ttarled Fr la pi t ld gone btlf a tulle frbaq l"? ticl lit mail btg waan'i Jo itilaaw iii' tier cay feet. Hello! aayt I bold lag op my bonet a little, wbera't my mail? My pttteoger tat oa a aeat Ubiad me, eod I turned toward bim. Hort't a bag of tome kind that alipped btck under my feet, be ttld, giving It t kick, Attliomlibe wuaUl4boeli forward. Just at thit moment my bortet lorber- ediotu a 4reir tooWdiTB.'ani 1 wtt forcrd to get out aud litad d0wo tbe thuw In front of them, aad led tbta 1 through It. This look me ail of filtee-B miaatee;an i Vbeo I KOI is 4gaia I pu )e4 t,a mail bag f. irwardiudlgtHmyfcetopou It. I wu d. thi I law tb .y ukiof , aeme thi g frr ui hit tip f netih tbebuffalo.tnd pot tt Into bit bra tat prcket. Tblt ) tbov Sgat 1 wi a p'.atoj. fc,d oaiU a gr m r.f a barrV. Au starngbl, 4tid wbe a 1 bad t (u iakct I kixw I coabj not be Bilattk eB, .,.. A bout tKi lima bKaa lo think iajt wWtltrrioo .I,'. Kroia what 1 bad heard aed tara, ko made up my mind thai the I aditi j, Lci,iuj n.( 0O( only wanttd j to r b tv , ol m v la ail. but wat tMauartd ta rott wm of my Inc. if I retUted bim he W'al4 -abort sue, tad perhipe ba meant lo (HSfajrr a I hat ,11 i rMki 41 Af. bAtrtk 1 1atM all ktlk ...Mri-..- tborte. rrf liuu 4MHMt)r uw drill, uj 1 t - . forced to get t.Ul BbJ tread Ctr u lie auow Ufra tbetu. 1 aaked ay Ptt eager ba wealds blp me, but ke did aot icel well and wouldn't try; to I worked all ilooe, tod wu all tf a quar tcrof ao bor ettlti usy tt4ia tbroofc'b tbe drift. When I (H Into tbe i!eib tf Ia I be gan lo fel for I be mtU btg with my feet. I found It where I had kit it, but when 1 alteonfHrd lo withdrew toy loot 1 diacoT ered it bad btconte laat la aomethinjf, thought it wm the boflalo, and triad lo kick It clear; but tba mora 1 kicked the more closely It held. 1 reached down my baud, aod after (feeling about a few mo men), I found tbat my loot wat In tbe mail bag. I felt agkin, and fonud my handt In among the package and papctt. I ran my (Ingert over the edge of tbe opening, aud became estorel that tl.u ttoot leather bed beea tut with a knife. flere wet a dttcevery. ! began to v. lib I bad taken a little more foretbongbt be fore leaving Danbary ; but tt I knew tucb whhet wtt only a waste of lime, 1 quick ly gave It up, aod began to cootlder what I t boo Id do under the circuniattD cet. 1 wtsu'tj long lo making up my mind upoo a few etteiiilal poiottl Flitt, tbe man bthiud me wat 4 villain ; aecond be Lad cut opeu tbe mall bag aod robbed It of tome valuable waiter be mutt have known the mouey lot ten by their tlta tod bape; third, ba meant to laeva tbe tttge oa tbe flrtt opportunity ;aud fourthly, ba wat prepared to thoot too If I attempted to arrett or detain bim. . I revolved tbeta thlugi lo my mind and pretly toon thought of a oonrte lo purine. I knew Iktl togel my handi safely upon (be rascal I mutt lako bim ' wholly nua W4res, and Ibis I could not do while ho wm behind ma, for hit eyet were upon me ail tha lime, aod I mutt retort to strat- egem. Only a little distance ahead wu a bouie, aod aa old farmer, ntmed Loogee lived there, aod directly before It a huge snow bank ' trtetelied scroti thn road through which a track ,htd, bean cleared with thovelt .At we approtchfld tba cut I aaw a light lutbefroot room, as 1 felt confident I bould, for th) old BU4B generally tat up autll tba ttage went by. ' I drove on aud wbeu nearly opposite the dwelling, stood op, at I had frequently done when epnroachliig difkolt placet. I tew tbe mow btnk abead, 4od could dlttinguiib tbe deep cut which bid been shoveled through it. I urged tuebonea to a good speed, .aud when near the' bank forced them Into It. Oue of tba runuert mouut ed (bo edge onhe btuk,'. after which II a other ran luto the cut, Ibus (browing the sleigh over about as quick as tbougb iigbtoing uau struck it. My patsengcr bad not calculated on any tucb movement and waau't prepared for it; 'but I bad calculated 4ud wu prepared. tie roiieu out jg jue aeep mow with a beavy-bofftk robe about bint, while 1 alighted directly on top of bim. I punch ed hit beed lu the too?, end lung out for old Lbngee, I did not have to call a tec ond time, for tbe farmer bad come to the wludow to tee me pass, and at toou at he taw my ilelgt overturned be bad lighted hit lantcrir and hurried out. What's 10 pay? asked (bo old man, as he eacne up. .... Lead the horses iuto tho (rack ant then come be re, I said. V .- At I spoke 1 partially loosened my ho'd upon tbe villaln'a throat, and be drew a pittol from bit bosom; but I taw It in good let son aod jammed bit head Into tbe toow agtio, and I got it away from him. . . ..at., i i - . ' By thit time Lougeebtd led tbe borsri out aud came back, and I explained I be matter to bim In at few wordt at possible. , We hauled the r4scsl put into the road, tnd, upon eiamluatioi), wo found about twenty packages of letters which lie bad stolen from (be mail ' bag ' and ttowed 4W4y in hii pocket. 1 lie swart, tbreateaed, and preyed, but we paid no attention to bis blarney. , Longeo got'.some ttoat cord, aud when we had eecorely bound tbe villain we (ambled bim into the puug. , 1 then asked tbe c'J umu If be would accompany me to Littleton, and be said, Of course I will. So be got bit overcoat aud muffler, aud ere long we tttrled on I reached the end of my route wlib my mill all tafe, (bough not at tout; tt mijht br, tad my mall big 1 little tbe w one for liowever, the mail robber waa ttecure, tuid wlkbiu aavvek he wat Identified by to.me officer fiom Concord aa an old of (eauT, atid I am rather inclined to the ppl nlo tf'8 l In to tbe tttt e pi tton at the pre tltu At any rate, be wu there tbe 'a1 (lB" 1 Detr(3 01 Dlm Tbla ie 1 , on'y tlna I ever bad tny mail trouble, M 1 ,DU IB,t BDaer "' circum.iaaW. -J ' PmJ 00t ot 11 P"" well t I .a, r A IOL Mr. Chowder. Mr. 'CwlerJ four Utile Chowders went a excoreloa to Soger laleod. - It b V b ulk o tbe family for a week. blld td becd Ukaa Into the baib roon nd WMD ed, tcoored tud 4tdp4pa. Etch had been told about filij.li wb ,0 realy If tiHtt. Clamshell . Wtiiraeloot enough to ttk after tbeir beal 1 ot if tbat had Browo boy bad one of W Atreakt on and made op facet at 4be.. very time tbe aotject came up Wrt CUwder called alienee and said: . Nw y cbjldrea pay altlct AUaotloa tuwbatlaay. You can't have any let cream or lemoaaddor peanuU. .Vou eau uot tou bpa4 down oa tbe boat. Yoe watt aViineAe a vactetL; Yo-a moit ot uk jour father for peotdce. You mut uot keep' tatllr.a' to 'me. If fleory or William, eitka to go aklnr cr CO la twin iM tbey til atet a wbippUk'. If Lucy er Jnt alii owa oa thw grati I tbat! puniab Ibeio. Tbe six a at In a aolea row at tbe boat tuned mi. Mr. Chowder La-a one eye ' promise when tbey may not be eble to on ble koy aod tbe other down the river, i perform what thry undertake t do: We Wre Chowder Lad oae rye on the twojeoiie with tbo who are witbing to girUauJ tbe otter fittticf al a boy who do good things, and we find our.elvet bad fcarvoat applet to tell, and who wu 1 in a correct wblth carrier 01 forward in ylni to ftst near them. Chowder bad I be right direction. bit m!oJ made op that If one cf the toys attempted to flud ont what a Heauiboat W4I like, or Holed 41 finite cr rtfrcrb - meuit, or desired to mingle with other boyt L4 wouid tqoekb bim ou the tpot ; 4nd Mn. Chowder wai fully detern.iutJ - l to let her pinrbee be felt the IntUnt either I uf the fiirlt forgot btr dtjjtiity and wi.i.k- led Lcr atiftly ttatcbrd drett. Two or three hundred children romped about tbe island, p! tying tag, pliked op j pebbles, climbed ttrei and raced after grathoppert, but Chowder tat on a log aud talked pilitlci, Mrt. Chowder sat on t ctmp tloo! and ta!kcil of the poor heath en, end Ihe yoneg Obowderi sat mi the t Jt'C of 4 plank seat and kept their mouibtln proper pneker to reply ye, tna'auito every old grub who a. Led if they were b4ving an twful good lime When Ibeq relumed In the evening not bet bad been lost not abuttoa gone no' a tboe itrint: broken not 4 panicle of stsreb missing. Tbey bad tbat solemn pucker and Chowder and bis wife bed fkat tame parental dignity. Not one had even tha faiuieit trace of a tuillv when a newsboy tttoding at tbe gang plank shouted out: Here's a family who have been oil" to bury their detd grandmother make way for tbe moorucri! Ayeertgotbe postmaster general it toed au order direotiog that 40 4ctu4l count be m4de the firtt teven uayt ol November, 1879, and annually thereafter! of tbe number of lettert and postal cards and packafei of miicoilanooui matter de- posited for mailing iu all tbe pott offices tbe number of oewtpiperi and periodical mailed during that to tubicriberi and newt ageott be obtained from tbe publiih en tbe consolidation of tbe entire relurnt of this count bat Just been completed Tbe flrtt week lo November wu chosen for tbe count because it was thought fbe bu .loess of tbat week would be tt near a possible 4 fair average upon which to es timate tbe annu4l work of tbe poitel ter vlce. Multiplying the results of (bo count by 62, it is estimated that tbe domestic poata) bustnest of the list fiscal year was at follows: Letters In plain envelopes, 467,000,000; card or request, do. ,305,000,' 000; official penalty, do., SO ,000,000; total lettert, 8C9,000,0O0; postal cards 276,000, U00; newspapers, tubicriberi and newt ageut 069,00,000; magt.inet losubecrib era aud newt agents, 08 ,000,000; boots circuitrt tnd miscellaneous printed mat ter, 800,000,000 ; articloe of merchandise, 22,000,000-a grand total of 2,215,000,000. Tbit count does not Include mail received from foreign countries. The states Jn which tho largest amount of mail matior originated are New York, 539,000,000; Pennsylvania. 200,000,000; Ohio, 100,000,- 000; Illinois, Iowa, Indiana and Wiscon tin followed in order named. More than 50 per cent, of Ihe entire matter original ed in tbe fifty principal citiet of the United States. Tbotc are tho first relia ble statistics ever obtained of the number of letters, etc., pasting through the mail Tho Boise City Jlepublican taya mullein amoked in a pipe will always rolievoca turrh, and patiently continued will eil'ect a permanent cure. It also has the following, which may be worth something to the tillicted: I have discovered a remedy for con sumption. It bat cured a number of casos after thoy bad begun bleeding1 at the lung, and tbe hectic flush waa already on tho check. After trying; tho remedy to ray own satisfaction, I have thought phil anthropy required that I should le t ft be known to tho world, it js common mul lein, steeped and sweetened with sugar, and drank freely. Young or old plants aro good diicd in Ihe shade and kept la clean bags. ' The medicine mint he con tinued from three to six months, accord loir lo tbe nature of tbe dilute. It 1 good tor the blootl vesielt also. A strengthen, and buildt up the system. 1 tuaket good blood and lakct awty it) 11 ag ination from tire lungs, h it (be with of tbe writer (hat every publication in tie United States, Caenidt aud Europe should pnbliih this reoeIt tur the benefit of the butnao fatally. 7a Huaiis, a tew yeeve ago, a mullein plant waa received, tud it wai considered a great curiosity. They: called Ir tbe American velvet, plant. What's Ihe matter, Bob? ! Sthi who tm 11 "r ' 3Wby, Voure youraeif, Bob IltrrllOD, aia't yoa? .:.- No; far from It. : -Why, what's tbe matter? 1 Well, Sir, J tm to mixed op I don't know who am. Well, tlr.wbat'k the matter? ; J'm married. , Married 111 a I be! he I Why air, job ought to be hippy. - Well Sam 'II tell jeahow it It. Yon tee married a wldder, and tWi'wldder bad a daughter. Oh, yet, tee Low it it. Yoa have been making love to tbe daughter., , No, worse than (bat. Yog see my father wat a widower, and Le married mywlfe't dtoghter, to (hit make my father my ton in Itw, don't you see how rm mixed op? Well, sir Is thtt all? No; only wib it was. Don't you tee, my ttep dtngbter is my step mother, ain't the? Well, then, her mother i my ttep mother, ain't the? So (bat makes me my owe grandlatber don't it? To commit owe' self to wbsl it right is a great Hep forward, Tbea right doing become! eaty, which before wai difficult. Tbee are tbe ttept upward In life. Many people reluia to bio tome attodatloo for doing good becBote tbey do not like to TllHtttllKU M t tl'OKl4 " i The .au Kianci.co procrtt by which moat of the brat of ; "ljf 'ai4 it Ihre.hcJ by tteam, umaiiy J ,be ty It it cut: 11, e tune 11 to 1 in a H'vn ann i:a bjttoiti i f 1 be bant hrd i l gialn, ta at to ttle 1 IT no mote of (he Uraw tt.au ! l necrtsary, t tvm tbe pl4turm Debtn.i 1 ,tcd, t, , name ImplUi, to sweep tbe tickle tbo sraiolicanied by au end-itdingt. It ).. imfne hart li and th'. leu aprou or elevator lato a wagon drive arluet for tercel hundred eb4tgee, and in alotigaida the header; 4tid tblt wigon.l firet.0 ahott per minuio. NVu I she relieved by another at thort Inlrrvalu) ru!vetl-r, ilritu 1: ) ahott per mli.nte. trant.portt the grain to the threshing ma cliine, which it nut iulrequently moved Itoiii ono point of the field fo aooiLcr, to as to be near the header. ' Or, If the ihrctbitig Is lo be done after tbe cutting', the header wagoua throw their loads into pilei, very dillerent from the tticki care fully built of thetvet In thoteclimet w here rain is frequent In lumuicr, and wbure tbe threshing may be delayed un til late in the fall. The ui4n4gemcnt ol the iteam throshlnt; machine ia usually thf CTc.luslve businott during July, Au gust and September of Ut owner. Jt the mtchine it one of the ordinary tiie, bo expectt to tbreib about l,Co0 bmhelt 100,000 poundt ia a day ; thtt It, If tbe crop It betvy and the circumittncel fa vorable. He etnploya a dozen man wbo are ordinarily bo4rded . by . the farmer, 4nd bo recelvei from five to eight cents per bushel for threshing. Hit total daily eipcucei may be 1 80, and bit average grisa rccelpit twice at ninth per day, lie geta bit pay on tbe bull of tbe weight of tho grain it tackod, and the more tol, gravel, cheat, and other material that tbould be included, the greater bit profit If be threthettbe grtiu diroclly from tbe betdur w4gon,, thore la little oppor tunity to get gravel in; but if tba grata It fed to the threshing machine from a pile on the ground, many tbovelfult con taining at much toil at grain are fed into the machine. The foreign buyera com. plaiu 10 the tbippert of Ihe gravel, aud tbe tbippert to the farmers ; but the reme dy doc 1 not appear, near at hand, for the evil ia part of a complicated lyitem. Tbe (bresher may have f 3,000 Invested Id bia machine, wajU'iie, horses , and tools needed for traveling end working; and and aa be biros and managea a dozen men, and baa hut a thort tetsou of thresh- og, he mctl make a good profit. Tbe business demaudt much skill in tbe con trol of machinery aud men, and great care to prevent Area and accidents, 10 tbat Ihe average profit la not unreasonably large. Tho charge for threshing it low, because tho farmers generally have per ferred that the work should bo done with hute rather than with care. A man btving all Ibo attributes of a tramp bedraggled garments, unshaven aud unshorn stepped brlikly Into a Tl tusvllle bank, Saturday afternoon, and approaching tbe cashier's window, said: Hope I ain't too late? , . , Too lato for what? Yoa haven't closed the vtulta yot, have you ? What's that to yon? said the cashier, at be glanced over lo where his pistols lay. You see I want to borrow a five or a ten to tide me over tilt I reach Cincinnati. We have uo money to lend. . Yea, but yoa have, though wbeu you know who I am. 1 am a delegate to the bankers eonventlon at Saratoga. Bead an elaborate paper before the conven. yealerdty on The .Rise and Brogreae of tbe Bank of England, with a few offhand remarks on (he coming crisis in American finances. : ' In your own case Ihe critis appears to have arrived, suggested the Cashier. lu point of valuable information to bankers, my paper takes rank abead of tbat submitted by Secretary Sherman. We are not lending any money now at all. I'm right lu from the big convention, continued the ; atraugpr, untouched. Made a slight , miscalculation as lo ex pense money, and found I'd be obliged to drop off at Titusville, aud a.k you for a I tdon't mind It, however a I have always tbad a great desire lo visit your beautiful little city aod meet tome of your aolld men. ; , . , - 1 I'eibtUl 1 should have told yea before hat Ue vault la el' sed, Of .course yon have a five lu your pock et. - No? Well, then a two will do; Haven't a tVlar abcat me . Ssyfif y cents, tbco? Tbe CM iler-.tild be didn't have It. Make tt a quarter, ' ' Can't ate it.. a-..,.!- it . Make;t;dlme. . , I'll t et O tke it a ed tent, aaid the ctsbier, tt be moved about bit butloett. Ob, you woo't, won't y 00 1 exclaimed tbe atranded banker, at be bitched up bit forlorn panUlooni, danced aboat, and made feint to ' iprinf Ibroagh the little indow' r If I bad yoa oat here about two. mlnatea and a batf 1 wookl teacb yoa tome of the ameolies of baidtlog. Yoej baven't a eoul to save, yoa well eyed hyjiocrite, or you would jump at tbe chance lo help a fellow banker ie a deli- ate emergency like this. ukitii ottuao uatitai. The 1ffels MiUmg A'ef ssyt Dr. Mc Lean of St. Louis expii by laveotlotit he baa made to revolutionize warfare, and bopet to ettabiioh a National Defence Company wiib a capiul of twenty million doiiart, aud he knawt uo reason why we tbould not have, ia tblt country, 4 larger uiaoulactory of can no a than tba turnout et:abfiahmenl of Kropp' lo Oermaoy. The A'ete it) a lit. Mcfjn hit devo ted macb energy aodeapit4l to the devei- eweot of tome powerful pKcct t-f eao- boo. For three yeart ihe mtttafaciere of 1 bete gunt baa ben progreaticg, onder tbe profooudeit eexy, at New Htvtn, Ci'ititctieti', al jl of 10,(), A pub lic tet of the ordnanc Lat jut Leett bd. Four gnnt Lave txx-a v n strutted. The firat. called the 4;ebt-ral SLermaa, ia a tiotll one, mounted eo a lUbt carriage. and rtiarueuteJ with nb-ked plating, f.fu lertlbc4th.ly prvr-er waninuUtion. It will &. .t tba rale tl tleten timet la aUtwn locoudt, and it fliHlive at 4 Uii.tiir of 4 mile, la ll brenh it a me. haoUm which rautaa tbe Ofing bolt to ti. t v 1 1 y Viuis me pieee it ;.n ..t i. 1, a j u.gt).ine gua, railf l lie Metom, rait'ti j ami finally tito I.ady Mr Lean, flriDj 1'. "0 aboU per nih.uie The luvtutor eipcett to carrv bit Idi4 still further, culminating lu one (o ba called Hercules, which will ba a hund red ton gun, adapted principally to throwing huge projectile torpedo. These holla are some (bit teen feel In length, end will welch from l lo IGOO pounds, 4ml carrry 1UQ pounds of eleetrla powder. The scale of Ihe Inventor it to rtitge from 4 pit'ol, worked ou a pent liarly etlecLlvo plan, to a rub larger than Krupp'abig gun. He has also contrived formidable naval toipedoei, and a shot gun capable of being fired IK timet with out re-loading, botne of tbe lorpedoct are to be thrown by (he Ilorculet, latt referred to. Another it armed with mag. nili, and operated by interior clockwork, lif meant of tbe the torpedo It attached to tbe doomed Iron el ad, aud then In one two or three dayt, according at tbe clock work It aet, the txplotlou oecurt, effect log in devattatiog work. Burdette, of Ihe Burliugtou Jlatvleyt, telle bow tbe tctrclty of young men work! for evil at 'Nantucket : Oue eveu Ing, I don't remember when, I Intro duced t young- friend of mine, and ho It very young and very baihful, Mr, Julian C. Elgtubrod of Buffalo, to a young lady acquaintance. After a few morunest of society - chatter, be tnggeited tbe Ice or earn iiloou. Then the aroee aud intro duced bim to ber two tchnol girl friends, brr mother, tha mother of 000 of ber friends, aud au aunt who wtt viaiiiug them. Then the aunt inlroduood bim to' hi r elder tiater and au old lady wbo wat not a rolative, ibey explalnod, but wat dear to them at though thowtt their own mother. Then tbey all laid In a genera' tort of way, Well, are you all ready? and ibey all anawered tueuinclvca iu af Urinative, at tbey alowly followed the borror alrickeu young mau to the door, and the procession tiled off down the tlroot towards Ibe ice croam taloou, stopping ou the way at a honse to pick op the old lady'a daughter, tnd call at a store for tho twlu cousint ol ouo of the tnutt beautiful girls they were from Springfield. I watched the column when it twung by fourt, right Intollne, In front of the ice cream saloon, where it formed like a Hue of men at a railway ticket offi ce, tho old lady smilingly and patiently bringing up tho rear, standing under the flickering gaa light and the steadfast ttirr, waiting ber chance at the froren pudding, h was far, lir lu Ihe summer nlgbt wbeu Julian Elglnbrod returned to tho bi-iel, and when looked of tiio window end saw bit pallid face aud glittering eyet aud noted the club in ono hand and tbe revolver iu I bo other, and beard bim men. tiou my name and aik the night dark what wat tbo number of my room, fear" cd that be might fool harshly toward me and I bartcade tho door of my room wllU the lounge, , !hobed ttead, tho stove ami tbo trunk, juat before be catno banging against It. He slept lu tho hall that night, acro.s my thresbeld, aod only escaped the next afternoon, when the landlord, aweary of bis incessant pounding of my doorpsnels with bit club, bad bim arret ted at a dangerous lunatic A clock mtker of Copenhagen, umn;d Louis Soenderburg, wbo for aoiae lime has had charge of that city's elec'ric t me keepers, has Just luveuted an iugeulous appliance which obviaiet the necessity of lodliig up tbe regulator from which tin clock! ia quettlon take tbeir Hue. By a tueebauicel cooirivauue which periodic ally cuts off tbd ttream of elicit Ic fluid emanating I from tbe baiiery, and brii gt au electro mtguet 10 bear uauu 'be reltx ed tuaiu spring In tucb 4 way 41 to renew lit ten. ion instaiitMiiooutiy, per petual luoiiou It practically imparled 10 the works of the regulator that It to tty, at long at tbe batierlet counected with H are kept properly supplied with tcidr. i'bo diacoverer of tin Improvement hat taiitfjud blmaelf by six months sucotnlul experlHieuta iu bitowo work tboptbat his system works faauietaly, and applied for ptruiiatlou (0 adopt it to tbe eletri :uckf tet4iby Ibe municipality iu dif ferent parti of tbe Daoltb capital. Elec tricity tinder Mr, Soeuderbarg't compul- elos, iadeUlned not ouly U make the Copaubagea ckxikt go, but lo wiud lueiu op, with uever eadiog rcurroe tiuiii the creek of doom. During tke letter pari pf the lif of Hon Alfred Cubkllujr, ihe father of Hoa. it ca.4 Cobkllnic. Mr. Cotikiiug, teoior, w-t introduced at a public meeting at tbo father of Hon. 1 lot co Coukllug. Tbilao untied bim tbat he came forward In high dadgeoe, aod mounting tbe platfotm, eouioieoeed bit speech tt follows: Mr, G'tieirmaa aud fieoih-uien I wat elected loCougreti When s sctrcoiy out of my mtuority: wu the peer of tueb tou 4 John Jiaodolpb of Kotuoke end tLe cjnti leutitl 4dvir tt Aaroa Burr. wu for twenty five ycere a Ju de of lh Called Staiet Court and wst MiuiaUr 10 Mexico aader President Fillmore, aau -now, la mine ou age um pny me 1 aen nothing but Jibe (at btr fK co Cenkiieg? Is this a tribute to toy fame t,r to mi obttnrjiy t h it all plaiu eeuugk aow. A is ta. I that the l4t meal Tiener ate be fori 0mutut;ing bis forty days' feat wst c iia- p rd who!' of d-Ir-d p!es. Wbeu he louni be waa Mlo,; t :t be drtii. i llj'Ua water, and he swelled up t LU 0 'it.l projArtlant.