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.-i . . Z-Z , a sj Mi il ii iil - - iM"" 'iM 1 1 w JIB . ' " - r-r ), f. i,-. i,. ..J.t.'.i ...r HAi ridat MOKxaef jsov(.i; ' ono jrcar.C, ... ,, v A(Jdrras Bt(0H VAPKR CO; RntlaiW.-gW tha, wfii$plc.oCtliq. statc, nrti to ba tauV "cflnaiiliyi Aaa.th -ckfiHon.of a jrWfa- puWt(w&.td'lidn9t'fean ltx lila bIcu W..DIke.TfittoT5oW cahdhhto ft, slato- Uyaeuwr; .iisifcteen clcclcfj, bs lw poDeBMfo'ls .avRatfenty manftf; tjnviujr tuniiiui,wiri;rciiwTiiiuK V fiiiiUHwoiniSa &tate,UeauTgri& or 1113 inenus, 10 nu n vncancy causeu uy tlio lmpenchment of llic tlien incumbent. A man abovc reproach, of unblemlslicd rharactcr nnd spotless lnlcgrlly, Goyernor Austin sought liim for tlio ulllco not lic tlio ofllce. For some lcason, probably bc canso lio was nnt nn olllcc sccker, the rc publlcau party llucw lilm oveiboard, but tlio pcoplo took lnm up and lmvo rctalned liim in olllcc. Tlio llrst nuinbcrof tlio "St. Albans Daily AdcerlUer" niailo its appc.iraneo Momlay. Il Is a briglit, j;ooil.Ioo!;liig, tastj' and ncwsy slicct, niul If it contlmics, ns It commenccs, linist supply n necilcd want In tliat sectlon of tlio state. Ita cd Itor, Lucius Higclow, lias liail journallstlc nml cdltorial cxpoilcnce, aml widils n rcaily, able nnd, if nccds bc, n caustlo pcn. AVo rejoice that lio lias onco lnnic rcturncd to Vermont journalism, nnd vo glve blni n cordlal welcomc to the cdltoilnl MiiUs of the statc. I-Yom what vo kimw ot Mr. 11., wc liave no fcars tliat he will fallcr In tlio advocacy of tho right, notwithstaiiiliiig all that lias bcea Raid to tlio contiaiy. Sliould it piovo otlicrwlfo, wohhall sincerc ly icgrct it, whllo, at thc saint- tliuc, licing assurcd that his papcr will bo nbly con ductcd and bc, ns all papcrs onght to bc, n ?ifif.papcr iiulccd. Ag.dn wc wclcomc tliis new dally, and proposoto givo it n fair lleld beforo condt'iniilng it, in ndvancc, on tho strcngth of mcre nnnor. i it true, ns Mrs. I.ivcrniorc claimcd, Tuesday nlglit, that tho lnothcra of Ycr ni.int havc no legal ownerehip in tlieir cliildren ? How wc liatc that word "own crshlp," whcn spcaking of llcsh nnd lilood, cvcn if it docs convcy nn idea. Our courts nnd juclgcs cannot act outsido of, or con trary to law, Imt nre hodgcd in, on cvcry side, by its rcquircmcnts. A judge could not, in a divorce suit, decrco thc custody of nilnor childrcn to their niothcr miless "VliclaVpc'rmlttca it." Tho ln' is moroTi!o nnd humano than, cvcn, Jlrs. I.ivermorc, and tho judge? ouly carry out its wisc be liests. Not evcry niothcr is flt for the caie nnd custody of those who nre coniielled to oall hcr mother. Keitlicr Is cvcry falhcr n pioper custodian of his rhihlren. 1 hc laws of Vermont havc wisely providcd for this vcry contingcncy. So long ns it (leeincd proper that divorccs sliould bo grantcd, thc carc nnd custody of thc childrcn of "111. nssortcd" marriagcs inust bc lirovlded for. The equal carc, custody and "owuershlp," if you plcasc, of father nnd mother is rc. cognizcd In their joint oll'dprlng by tho powcr conferrcd upontliccouit toplacc the mlnor childrcn witli thc parcnt wlio will best care for thcm. Thls is right, just and humanc. tibi: casi: or -i iii: viikjimus. Wc niay havc " Cuba on tlic braln," thls morning, but it prescnts so mnny dlffcrcnt nspccts, so many and so gravo complica tlons, its past liistory in connection witli filihustcring expeditions from tlio Unltcd Statcs is so intcrcsting, and tlio otlier inovc- ments, dircctly nnd indircctly, connccted tlicrewitli, nrc so nnportant, that wc may bo nardoned. " nist once," in dcvoting so inucli spaco thcrcto. It is gratifying to ns certaln that tho govcrnment do not appre- liend any particular troublo witli Spaln In refprcnco to tho capture of thc Ylrglnlus nnd tho subsequentexccutions. A meeting of tlio cahlnet was held, in Washington, Tuesday, nnd tho mattcr was conslderal, so far as it could bo In tho nbscncc of oflleial renorts. Wo nrc informed tliat ono of thc rcsults of their dellbcratlons was n deter minatlon that Spaln inust bo prcsscd to sucli indemnlty " ns can properly bo given, " i thtfaclt eatablisJi her ttgal liabilUy as to ' tho vcssel nnd passcngcrs, or cillicr." Ncithcr our govcrnment nor the Spanisli legntlon, nt Washington, nio in possesslon of olllclal intclllgcncc, but lt ls luithorito- tlvcly statcd that wliencvcr it oflleial in telligenco arrives " tho legation will bo " prcpared to mcct tho complalnts of our " govcrnment in tlic mnst candld and opcn " inanner." It is clotlicd wlth full powcrs to act in tho prcmlses, and Is, ns a scnii-oill cial rcport statcs, " prepaicd to adjust tlo " issuo In dlsputc on tho Bpot nnd wltliout " rofcrenco to Jladrid. ' Jloreovcr.lho new Rnimlsh nilnlster. Senor Figucras whoso nnmc alono is n guaranty of lionorablc dcal lng will bo In Washington wlthln tlio courso of n week or ten days, clotlicd wlth llko powcrs Imt, of coursc, npon his nrrl val BUpcrccding tlio othcr and will, if tlio mattcr is not prcviously nrranged, nttend to the ncirotiations lilmself. The I'resldcnt nnd sccretary of war do not npprehcnd nny trouble, nnd douht uot that thc who'o inat ter will bc settled honorably to both na. tlons. Thls may not Biilt thoso who do. blrc wnr, but It will bo n cnuso of satlslac tlon to tho mass of Amciican pcoplo. wo.vr taki: m:ni. In looklng back upon tho Cuban Invasion of 1850 nnd 1831, somo curlous fnets aro dovclopcd, in rcfcrcnco to llioldeas of tlie Bouthern statcsmcn on tho qttcatlon of stato nnd nntlonal Bovcrclcnty. Somo of thcso nuestlona wero flually settled hy tho rcbel. llon and thcro aro somc, poasibly, whlch wero not. In any ovent, thcso iiocumcniB show that tho govcrnmout ouglit to havo bcea prcpared for tho actlon of tlio south in 1801. John A. Quitman was thcn gov ruor of JllsslBslppl and waa ln tho secrets the Cuban lnyadlng forcos. IIo coun- immlLmliyim oterwl ili6 chkf cotmiiiM omcilHo. trwni, hoyT?,'ln !elf o4,.1ft:ko cliwg.bcjof at tbMairo Dettlriiliiyjawi Tio; Vaa lBillct-cf 'thq inltcJ Statcs clrouit ciwrt ?i-Quianav Bndjiivarrtht "waif biticd ffr "Vi nrrtsk Mto.'liOf Ih'aud tho south tyo UWn prccJpitaicCll Jlisjife l-MCHUU WU3 pUUllIlt.'Uj.UJ' finers, ieiore inn ouyircs; that tU? gorcrntiK'ulV tbcif t1an3 and burpom: 'ifimatorBrownhd.otliWttUlfiloittloii, -.roto himiliirflhey 6h1y cicd o Unlw iU S tiib Veoaiue''rti6 )itatc 'of 'Jri88b9lpnf, rcprcscntcd tho sovcrcignty of thc statc. In a lctter, Urown uscs thcso slgnlficant worda in iciercncc to Jllasisslppi nnd tho Unltcd Statoa, "Uut whcn shc Bays I owo obedl cncc no longcr, right or wrong. comc wcal or woo, I Btand tlic lichcsta of my lcgitl inato sovroign." Tlicy carcd uotbing for Cuba, but that wns tho clicstnut, nnd Gov cmor Qultinaii wna tho cntspaw to with dr.iw It from tho llre. Tho goycrnor did cai'c forCub.i, and, iilthough he w.nnn In tcnso stato righta man. hc dld not propose to bring on n wnr, if It niay be bo c.ilied, betwcon the gcncral and stato govcrnment IIo thouglit tho nentrality law wnscontrary to thc gciilua of ourinstitutlons, but ho did not Intend, hlle occupying nn olllclal capacity nnd undcr a solcmn oath, to opcn ly break it. IIo bclloved that as thc gov ornor of that statc lio could not bo takon hcnce by the fedcral governmcnt, but hc did not proposo to le9t it in his mvn pcr pon. IIo l'csigncd hU posltion, (ptlctly etib. niittcd to nrrcst, nnd was, subsequently, discliargcd. Xotwilhstandlng all thls ror rcsiiondcncc, nr.idc public in dtio se.ison, no stcps weie taken to picparo against thc in ovitablc. It scems tliat our govcrnnicnt 1s alwnys dctcrinlnud to purstio n bimilar policy. It U taking tho sanic courso noiv. c:oasti.j. Wedncsday morning, snow covcrcd the fncc of thc cni'th morc partlcularly those parts wliosc "hub" is Ifutland. Tho day was comparatlvcly warm, so that It meltcd from thc roads, lcaving tlic ldewalks c.- ccpt in fiont of llic pieiniscs of thoso wlio, u compliancc wlth the law, had reinovcd tho snow thciefroni wet and "sloshy." Wedncsday nlght nnd Tlmisday morning, thc ntinosplieic changcd, nnd tlio mercury dcspended fnr lielow thc freczing point. As result thercof, thc sidewnlk on tlio north slde of West strcet, and, perhaps, of otlier streets, wns covcred with icc. An ordi- nancc of tho villngo of Ilutland wliich is ns of imich forcc nnd clfcct ns n laV of thc slnte di - Vcrindntoiftpt'jlliOiy pi4l3BtECyj dcclares that "no prrson Bhall coast, coursc or slldc on nny sleigh, sled or other vc hicle ln nny of the streets or hlghwnys of llic vill.igc, iwr vpon the aideicalfct thercof, c.xcept such streets and hlghways as bhall 'bc deslgnated by tho trustees." West strcet lias not bccn so "designated by thc trustees," but it was in constant usc, ycster- ly morning, nt least, by lioys in coasting, coursing and sllillng witli slcds. l lic proii- abllitics nro tliat the present snow nnd icc will not long rcmaln thcrcou, but, whethcr tlicy do or not, tho law is tlic same. Two didlculties nnd dangcrs wcro cxperienccd, esterday, lioth growlng out of thls lllcgal usc of thc sidcwalk. Tlic walk was reu dered nlmost onocontinuouspleccof "glare Icc," making it nearly impossiblc, nnd cx ceedingly dangerous, for n pcdcstrian to pass up or down tho same. o havc bccn told of many instances In whlch individu- nls wcrc scrlously hurt by fnlls, occasioncd by tlio condition of the icc rcndcrcd mnro llppery by coasting, shdlug, ctc. Thc othcr dangcr was In nvoidlng llic Bleds of tlio boys, aa tlicy camo down tho hlll wlth constantly Incrcaslng momentnm, when, pcrliaps, thelr slcds wero bcyond control. Wo like to sce boys enjoy themseivca in thcso wlnter sports. Wo rcmembcr how wc uscd to dcliglit ln coasting, or "slidlng down hlll," a? wc callcd lt. Those sports sliould nhvnys bo nllowcd, but ncvcr nt tho rUk of tlio llfc or llmh of othera. Thcrc nTe streets, but little trnvclcd.'that thc trus. tccs could dcslgnato for Biicli n purposc, but thoflldewalks sliould novcrbo so uscd. Hct ter still, thcrc aro hllls that can bo uscd j illls tliat nro ncar by, whose uso could eadily bo obtalned, whcro thcro would bo no danger. Kow is tho timo to 6tnrt riglit for tho wlnter. Vix il right, both for tho boys nnd their parcnts, .iikjiit ii.vvi: iii:i:.v avoiiii:i, It is Btrangc, moro than pnsslng Btrnnge, that thc Amcricun pcople, nnd its govcrn mcnt do not tako liccd to tho past and gov crn thcmsclvcs nccordlngly. Much of trouble, danger nnd difllculty mlglit bo nvoided tliercliy. Vast cxpcndlturcs of treasuro mlaht bo savcd nud many valunblo llvcs prescrvcd by such n coursc. Iluman llfc is vnluable, wltliout legard lo tho charactcr of tho man. Undcr certaln clr- cumstanrcB, lt ls truc, lt ls right, proper nud Inwful for tlio govcrnment to dcstroy human llfc, as lor cxainplo in caso of war, tho suppiesslon of a rebclllon or nrlot, or for hlgh crlincs, whlch tho law pronouneca puiilshablo witli dcalh. In our rebclllon, for Instnnco, overy pcrson voluntarily cn gaglng thereln waa punlshablo wlth death. So n pcrson convictcd of wilful nnd premcdltnted murder ls llublo to tho sanio pcniilty. Our govcrnnicnt, in tho cxcrclso of a chailtablo dlscrction nnd wlth nn nl most unlicard of clcmcncy, decldcd to rc lcaso nll partlclpanta ln tho rebclllon from tho pcnalty of thelr crlmo, just ns an cx. ccutlvo, oftentlmcs, commutcstho Bentcnco of dcalh passcd upon a condcjnned mur dcier. Tho llvcs of tho ludlvlduala sac- rillccd, reccntly, In Cuba inlght havo been eavcd 11 tlicy hnd rcgarded tho expcrlcncc of tho past, or If tho ndmlnlstrntlou had bccn on tho nlcrt to glvo practical cffcct to to that poitloncf tho fourth rcsolutlon of tho uatlonnl republtcnu convcntlon of 1873, whlch dcclarcs that "tho uatlonnl govcrn " ment sliould Bcek to malntnln honorablo " pcaco wlth all nallons." IIow can such "honorablo pcaco" bo maintalned lf ycsscls 1 ( 1 .T J 1-1 " i r i r rht arepirmHMd to m!-fro our hbrw,.rltk rra9, aibijihon ftfid tgldtera, to atd th4 dubansiWijth whlch W. ifigllt BpalriJ Tfrey, relyjlVetljo sarac'.qaSiso' pt cora fllirfi&i'id.ch. -woJiad.egalnBt Cat Britatn, It k co wdly-for our' goveramcnt, to fif ' 0d a .diffcrent toutsf toward .SjJatbj'b cacw BbcJa cngngcI In a Btrufeg1 ;iorfreo JnjtHutlona at'S'om'tfilhanU oulrf tSWard Qrcat Jlritalii;, -wlHf flilt hbr lycallli, powcr ikh)tofience. Tho gbTcrnmciit by tnklnU hmd tlliq pi&t botk'Jo'jrcfcrcnco' to niw MHiVRcreBeifHHi,Li:ittiiu imtu KlUwJiWVVlM.nlrts und k)s4t)f 'KfX'-'thcltf'CD.rofr ' .....I pcttntlil Un.eommand or, or pronuat'nt part In. cucfi an ekpcdltlon nnd the;coiial kniiiwt'.vtiirfifre! iliptf miiat Iiivo kn'own' IiOW ' tdok their lives In thelr hands, knowlng full wcll tho conscqucnccs, nnd stakcd their llyes ngaiuat bucccss. Tlicy playcd the gamc, tlicy both lost thc stake, and suffcrcd n crucl death. Sliould vo cinbroll oursclvcs in nwar withSpalnon ac couut thercof 1 From tho Speclttl ltcporter ot tlio Olobc. Orillnnliuii ii nrt IiiMnlliitlon of Itev. i:. '. Vrlj;lil, nt Iluilli)', VI. iVccordlng to piograminc Kev. K. Wrlght wns duly ordalncd nnd lnstalled pnstor of thu Coiigrcgallonnl cliureh nt D.inby, on Tuesday, Nov. 11. Aneccleslas. lical council wnsconvcncd for thls purpotc, nnd ngrcenble to lcttcra nilsslvc, nt tlie houso of Dcacon V. A. Uroughton, whlch wns dclayed untll the nrrivnl of tlio train from tlic north nt S:3" p.ni. Tho council was orgnnlzcd by the clection of Hev. 1. S. Prntt, modcrntor nnd Hev. .1. IC. Wil- llama scrihc. Aftcr prayer by the inodcrator it was fouud the followlng churches wcic repic- bcntrd by pastor nnd delcgato : Itutland Hev .1 O .lohnson. nistor; Hro 10 V N llarwood. deleg.ite. Walllngfiml Hev Aldace Wulkcr, pas tor; liio C 1) ChlldK, ilelegntc. l'awlet Hev .1 F Alkeii. pnstor : liro W O Jlonioc, ilelegntc. west icutlanu llev J iv wiinams, pns. tor ; Hro S W Uoardmau, delegate. IJorsct Jtcv l' a i'rntt, iiasior : Kev N Kellogg, delegate. Hev II II Shaw of Manchester wns nlso present by Invitalion, ns nicmber of tho council. The usunl prclliulnari- papcrs, contnlning thc call of thc church, and ncccptaucc by tlie candidatc wcro presented. Aftcr n vcrbal statement rcspectlng tho pccuninry support pledged liy the soriety, the papers werc declaicd satisfnctory and the council procceded to nn exninlnatlon of tho cnndl- dalc in rcspeet to his thcological bellef nnd christlan expcrlcncc. Tho exanilnation was conductcd In nn nble manner, involv lng all tho fundamcntal points conuectcd 1-with.the doctrines of tho Kvsngcllcal cvlnced q'ulto ft IhTirpnghiknoletlfleyfilT thcso vnrious BUbJcct8. Aftcr thc exanilnation it wns votcd that u.c cuu, e.l oe u) ..bc... ..c ca,u..iuuu. was declaicd satlsfactory, and it was voted that tlicy procccd to thc ordlnntlon ser vlces nt sevcn o'clock. Voted, aftcr tho ordinatlon servlces, the council bo dlssolvcd. OltllKl: OF EXE1ICISE3. The followlng order of cxerciscs wcro nrranged In consultation wlth tho candi datc : 1. Reading rcsults of council by tho scribc. 2. Introductory servlces by Hev. II I.I Shaw nnd Hev. J W Hennctt. !!. Ordlnation scrmon by Hev. .1 G John son. 1. Ordinatlon prnycr by Hov. P S Pratt 5. Chnrgo to pastor hy Hev. Aldaco Walkcr, D. I). 0. Hlght hniid of fcllowshlp, Kcv. J F Aiken. 7. Addrcss to thc pcople, by Hev. P S Pratt. 8. Ucnedictlou by pastor, Hov. E F Wrlght. Thc council thcn ndjourncd, to mcct nt tlic church at 7 o'clock. C'.U.I. OF tiie cniT.cn. Tho undcrslgncd, a commlttee of tho Congrcgntlonnl church of Clnist, in Dan hy, Vt , would rcspcctfully submit toyour conslderatlon, tho followlng vntes of tlic church. At n regular meeting of liio Con gregational church, In Danby, on tlio lst day of Novcmber, votcd that tho mcmbcrs of thla church (m n largc majoiity) nrc cn tlrcly satisficil with the plely, orthodoxy nnd ministcrinl quallficntlons of Mr. E. F. Wrlght. Votcd, That Mr. 10. F. Wrlght bo in vltcd to bccomo tlio pastor nnd tcacher of thls church. Voted, That Hiclhrcn Jamcs McLclIan, P A Uroughton nnd A D Smith, bo a coni. mlttco to conimunlcato thcso votcs to Mr. 11. F. Wright, nnd to mnko other nirangc nicnts wliich may bc neccssary to carry out tlio wlshcs of tho churcli lu rclatlon to tlieso prcmlses G. S. Taboh, Modcrntor. A. D. S.MIT1I, Cl.EI!K. ItEl'Ulrr OF C0MM1TTEE. Thc commlttee nic happy to sny that ln a lnrge majorlty a unanimlty of fcellng prc- vaus in tno parisii in rcicrcncc lo your bet tlcincnt nmong us. Thc dolngs of this so clcty will nccompnny thls comniuniration. And now, Dear Siri Permlt us personally and ln bchulf of tho church whlch wo rcprcsent to cxprcss our earncst desiro that you will uc cept of our iuvitntlon to tho pastoral olllce among us nnd namo an carly day for ordU natlon servlces. Praying that God will guldo you to a fa vorablo dccisloii, wo subscrlbo oursclvcs ln behnlf of tho church. Your brctliren ln Chrlst Jamcs Mclellan, P. A. Uroughton, A. D. Bmlth, Cominlttco of tlio Churcli. 8. Ii. Grlllltli, h. 8. Waldo, J. K. Tnbor, Commltteo of tlio Soclety. To Mr. K. F. Wright. HF.l'LY ANll AOOEPTANCK OF MH. W1U011T. Danhv, Nov., 1873. llrcthrcn of tho Church nnd friends of tho Boclcly i Your comniunlcatlon lias bcenrccclvod and duly consldcrcd. Hav lng bccn wllh you lor tho post fiftccn inonths, and fcellng that wo havo had nm plo timo nnd opportunlty to bccomo thcreby ncqualntcd wlth cach othcr, I can sco that It will bo for the ndvantngo of tlio churcli to havo mo ordalncd nnd lnstalled If I nm to remalu hcro longer. Also, I fecl that It wtll bo much bcttcr for me, as thcn I Bhall bo quallllcd to perform thfl varloua rltes of tlio church. In acccptlng your call I do It wlth vcry grcat liumillty, fcellng and knowlng that TI)q VoHw" t-.tm nilnlster otji,; trod, nntt x hoid tnat ntrotner ouw.i w mcans to ossume lt. J, rtpg your'P'WJI.ItBomii iil uijr uciinii iiiui in nu ibtH" " "IBJUfty ni Jcsup. Let u ficck to labor logelher ln love'anw tus advanco thc cauio of our bless ' nespWullyyewbrothcrln ChtlAUnd your fricnd ln ttft'rho valks of llfc, JVnm - J&rr.' W W WnmnT. J il? liVEINO 8EHVI0I& lw i'rha erYJccs-corpmcnccd.-ttt Uie churcli tliom it appcarB that thc dlffcrcnt Ine tlio 'rcsults of tlie council hV'th'B scrlbff. Thls was followttUrtwlih elnglng? by ;tlift t'hrr ,hTir. I.-tj. . .'-n' ri. RhV'w. ffinjri OllUINATIOS BKUMOSf, wlilch was foundcd upon tho lst Epistlo to tho Corlnthlana, lst nnd 2d vcrscs. Thcscr inoii was nn nblc ono and hlghly intcrcst ing to nll present. As Puul prcachcd Chrlst nnd liim cruciflcd, bo sliould tho prcachcr nt tho present day. Thls was tho founda tlon of nll cvnngcllcnl cffort. Tho slniple btoiy of Chrlst inecta the nccd of nll. Noth Ing clse would nnswcr, ns all otlier modes had falled. It was thc preaclicr'B mission to labor for tho souls ot men. There werc no othcr means wlierebywe can be bnvcd, but tlirougli Clnist, nnd to proclnlm this mcssago to fallen man is the duty of the mlnlstry. If wo lcject thls offcr, whcro Is our hopc? Thls scrmon wns full of thouglit and Bhowcd that the rcveiend gcntlcman had cxpcndcd grcat study upon tlic subjcet. Wc rcnret that wo liavo not timo to glve n full nbstr.ict. Tlic chargo to tlio pastor wns glvcn by Hev Aldaco Walkcr in a grnccful und pleaslng inanner, nnd was hlghly Instruc tlvo nnd full of wlsc suggcstious to tho pas tor In perfornilng his various iluties. The light hand of fcllowshlp was thcn cxtended by Hev. J. V. Aikcn, whlch was full of synip.itliy for thc pastor, In llilngs wliich aro connccted wlth hla pastoral rc lations. Tiiis was followcd by slnglug, nfter whlch Itev. 1. S. Pratt gavo tho chargc to tlie jicople, and bencdiction was pronounc cd by tlie pastor. Tho meeting wns wcll nttcnded in thc evcning, nnd tho cxerciscs hlghly Intcrcst ing. This, wc bclicvc, is the first ordina tion whieh cver took placc in Danby. msTonr of thc ciiuitcit. Tlic Congrcg.itional church wns orgnn i.ed hcrc somc flve ycars ngo. Hev. J. 1'. Stono was tho llrst settled pastor. Pievi ous to his settlcment here thc church was suppllcd by vaiious prcachers,nniong wlioni nre Hev. Aldaco Wnlker, I). I)., of Wal lingford, Hev. V. W. Olnistcad, of Dorset, Huv. L. II. Stonc, of Pawlet, nnd Itev,. V jiuinbcrg ovcrthlrty merabera.rat..tyauG5-.' cnt timo and is in n llourishlnR-conuTtlon, Mr. Wrlght ls grcatly lcspcctcdby lils dUrch Bml Q , nm, m , ! . , . ... .',. ,, ,, nnd cstccm of tho cntire conimunlty, nud his bcttlenient nmong us will givo grent plcasuro nnd satisfacthm to nll. J.C.W. C'mivicl I)) 111(1 f Volimtiir) Stltn lilion. On thc 25th of May last ChrUtophcr Schwartz, a half-wltted Gcrman, employcd in Goshen jail ns wntchman, was choked to dcath.in an nttcmpted cscapo by a ncgro named Alexander Dinmond nnd n white man nnined Morgan. To this nttcmpted cscnpo nnd resulting murder nnothcriiiniate of tho jall, Jcrry McDanlcls, wns prlvy. K. A. Colc could not bce tho reason wliy Dlamond and .Morgan werc trlcd nt tho last tcinpcraneo mcn of tho county could stnnd tcrm of tlic court, nnd wcre sentenced tp hy nnd scc ono of thc best laws on the ten ycars' imprisonment cach. McDjnlcls.blntuto boolcs dally tranfplcd upon, neithcr wns not trlcd, nud leniained In jall. On( could he perccivc wliy thc moral powcr of tlio l llh of Oetober McDanlcls rcfused t) tlie friends of tcmpcrance had lost its cf- lake cillier food or drliikj He would glve no cxplanatlon of hla rcnsons, talklng to no one. but perslstcntly malntalning a mondy sllcncc. Two of his fellow prlsoncrs uuit cd wlth hlm in thls plan. Their naincs wero Jcrry I.Ucy, from Goshen, awaltlng jtrlal for petit larccny, nud John McCurthy, from Mlllsburg, who wna scrvlng out n four inonths Ecntcncc nn n convlctlon fnr tho B.imc offeneo. Ail perslstej In thelr rcfusal to e.it or drinlc uiuil tlicy bccaino vcry wcak, nnd on u physlclan's ccrtlfying that longer co'nfliiemcnt would cnuso death. McCarlhy waa icle.ised nnd I.uey wna ball. cd by his friends. No such luek wns in storu for McDan lcls. IIo still persistcd in his deslgn. To tho Inqulries of tlio kccer ns to whethcr ho wnnted nnythlng ho rcturned surly an Bwcrs, and rcsolutely icfused all proffcraof pynipathy nnd rellef. In tho cnrly part of last week n physlclan who had bccn called sald that hc must tako a tabtcspoouful of whlsky in linlf ncupof mllk cvcry two hours or dio. lio took tho mixturo n few times niiii thcn closcd hla tccth whcu tho cup wna proffcrcd hlm. He nlso rcfused to lio upon hla bcd, nnd ns long ns ho was Btrong enough rollcd off lt to thostono lloor ns oftcn ns hla attcndent phiccd hlm upon it. IIo rcfused to sco n clcrgyinan, cven wlien told tliat ho must dic, nud whcn Mr. Unldwlu, tho turnkcy, nskwi hlm if he wlshed to leavc any messago ho increly muttcrcd nn onth, nnd nt nlght when all was ntliet lio filled tho jall wlth blas- phcmles. For Bevcntecn days lio took nn Bustcnunco bo far as ln kuown, wlth the cxccptlon of tho fcw cups of whlsky and mllk, nnd llually on Thui-sday, Oct. 30, lic dled. Hla death wns fcarful. IIo waa con Bclous to tho lnst. nnd dled with nn un- flnisued curso unon his llps. His iicaui uy his own dcllberntonct wna perhaps a nuuv cnd to ii llfo tliat was not brlghteneil nyy Binglo good or honorablo nct, unu mo mji ...m....i .. 1...1 nnliirnl rcBUIi il ' . ... Lt iiiiui;ivu uirouv wun uu ii,n..,wh,.i.,.,,M,Mivthatinarked al bls, ncts towanl ovorvildiiL' to whtcli cruelW could posslbly bo shown. I l Ekqi.isii TAxrAVKits. Engllsh taxpsj tomoof tlio rcmaru tliat j)Iui UCCI1 mado cre, now that they havo got to fnr Into thc ,mt t)l(J (raIj0 jl )uor cou ll0l Ashnnteo Btrugglo that thoy can't got l)af i stoppcd lio announcd that ho would como urobcghinlng to ask what It's all uboutwelint,, tj0 (. ( shaftsbury, couvlct cvery why thls lavlsh cxpcnso of mcn and ,rera"ruin seller and closo lU.'m up, If he fallcd uvo. It Is certainly hnru 10 umhu qucsllou, and as nobody lu Jiuglanu con ablo, wo glvo lt up. onniiicton Couuty ood Tiiiiilnrs UIIIOII, MonsiNO besskw l 1uartcr' meeting of llcnnlng.on yuumy union ot uoou Tempiars mct with Sliaftsbury Lodgo No. CO, Wednes- orning nt 10 o clock, and wns called f wicr ny v u r Atuerton of Kcauaboro. ilh the abscncc of the Bccrctary. L. W. Colo Bbaftsbury, waa nppoln'cd sccretary F?tm. f A tommlttcc on llnauco was nppolnted ns ..ll n,. r iir ... - ! Heporta from tho Bovcrnl lodgcs (sevcn In 'Lnu'abcr) rcprcscntcd wore presented, nnd B ?9 In thc county arc ln good worklng ordeiind conslantly recclvlng lnrge acqul. Itfini to thelr numbcr, nnd still contlnue ik m means qf dolng much good. eTiaviui: thc largcst" .l-Ta i'iiii" ju..hv ........ bcri is Uenuington Lodgc No. 87, who rc port 13d mcmbcrs, nnd tho sinallcst, Ilart wellvilo Lodgc, who rcport only 10. Hcpoits from tho diffcrcnt lodgea hnvlng bccn presnntcd, uftcr llstenlng to vcry nble remarks tiom Mcssrs. Ellcnwood, Puffcr nnd othera, tho meeting adjoirned until 1.30 p. m. ' AFTEUNOOJf. Thc publlc nvctlug in tlic nftenoon wns called to order l.y Col. J. II, Meac W C T of tho statc, who in company wiJi Hev. Hichard Crognn, lud nrrivcd on tc noon train, who, at tlic lcqucst of iV C TAther ton, prcsldcd over thc nflenoon Bcsslon. Tho servlces wcro opned by tlngiug "Tliere's n good timo coilng," nt tho coir cluslon of whlch Col. Jfind inadc n few rc niarks nud nlthough licf werc vcry Im presslve nnd full of eicouragcincnt to thc audicnco wlio had nrmblcd to llsten to tlie deliberationsof tu-unlon. Although tlie weathcr was vcry 'unfnvorablc nnd thc storin, whlcli nbout noon had given fair prmnibo of brcaklK nwny, had rome on agaln strongcr thnoevcr. Hcport of commitces havlng bccn made nt tlic morning scson thc discussion of thc followlng resolutlcis wns opcned : llesolcetl, Tliattie timo lias nrrivcd whcn thc teinperance orjanizntions, togethcr witli tho temperancc nen of our county, takc preper mc.isures(l)r tlic suppressloii of tlie trnlllc in nlcholicllquor ns n bcvcragc. llttolrtd, Tha.1 wc ns temperancc men nnd wonieu wililo nll in our powcr (legal ly) to stippiess il lUnolttiU Thi the objeetions that are urged against tli- organization of tlie dif feient oidcrs of temperancc, nrc not foumled on nn' good rcason or judgaicnt. Tlie first spciker was .1. M. Ferry, whoso icinarks weru mostly to show lliat If thc fricnds of teiii)er.uiec wcro unlied togethcr tliey would soin hold thc balanco of power ln thc county ud statc, an.l that theicby the Iralllc In intoxlcatirg llquors would soon ceasc. C. Ellinwood thouglit that the timo had anlved, lcrausc of tlie degradlng effect8 upon liidiviilunls w Uolmo lutoxlcatlng 11- Jo-hickJ wiijfoisnjiuUM.aro,liw:i !SSbir-act-ountof Tho urcat in-1 t2S!" r'lne cnutel' ''i' "10 "alc and uso ' j39vfc)hollc drinks, cspccially in those HWi whcro liquor Is oiienly sold. Tlie spcakcr was qultc sevcrc in his dcnuncl.i- tlon of wli.it lic teriucd milk nnd wnter lemperanec men, nnd of whieh there nre far too many. S. A. Whipple rel.itcd an anecdotc whlch cnnie undcr his own ohscrvaliou, whieh he uscd to show that hc could not do ju.itice to the subjcet, ncvertheless his icinarks ivere nble, convlncing nnd fully equal to any lliat wcro made. He thouglit thc temperancc nicn ouglit to comiiicncc nt thc Imllot box, nud tliat they sliould not vntc for men for offlcc wlio weic nnt morally and politically temperancc men. fect ln latcr years, und gavo onc or two il ilustratlons of certaln towns to show that fath wns tlio casc. IIo thouglit that pcr hapi ono rcason was bccauso of tho strln gcmlaws of tho stato wliich wcro nevcr fully carrled out, whlch gave encourage mcnt h nny person to opcn n ruin shop in nny bail place nnd thcreby many could drlnk n .0 would not wcro they moro opcn. Hc favofd a strlct llccnso law. The same as thc ontVn opcratlon ln Ohlo, That pos bly if lliat wns tho cnsc n rcactlon would soon lake jilace tliat wonld drlvcjovcry rum Bellcr Into ilosing his doors nnd cmba:k in morc honorablo busliicss. Col. Meaito dld not ngrco wlth tho last speakcr, he lought that tho causo of tcm perauco waa iha vcry llourishlng condition. That Ihe paiie'rs wcro laklng tho mattcr up morc now than in lato ycars. That they wcro coustnnlly kccplng the subjcet beforc thclnculers, nud tho thlng ncvcr lookcd moro fttvorablo tlinn nt present, IIo was ln "tavor of connwuclng the wprk ainong tho childrcn. Mr. Dayfootilld not llko thrt wordlng of tho rcsolutlon. lIo bcllcvcd In havlng it rcad tcmpsfau'fl mcn nnd wonien, ns ho thouglit womeiwcio tho llrmcst friends of temperancc. iljhough not n mcmber of tho Good Tcmlars still his sympatlilcs wcre wlth then I IIo was hcarlily ln favor of tlio rcaolutlaj and thouglit tcinperaucfi womcn could v)k vast nmounts of good. IIo gnvo n vcrjtjiughablo accouut of tho modus onernm'Of tho wny ln whlch n la- dlcs tcmpemna' Boclcty ln tho town ho camo from, ii Mlchlean, workcd for tcm pernucc, and y hlcli ia callcd tho liullca smelllng soclctj His remarks wcro qullo lengthy, but brti dircctly upon tho Bubjcct whlclt was helij dlscusscd. Itev. llic innjCrogan of Bellows Fnlls, bclng called Ipon camo forwnnl nnd made ono of UC inost cloqucut and con vlncing tcinpcrlco lccturcs that wo cvcr i""i uiu nioasim m .inicuiiiu m. iu il.. ... 1 l.. I...- ... 1T ... . .7 , , , gavo vlvhl accoints ot opcratlons whlch had been conductil In certaln towns undcr IlIa '"'-ectlon. nndWicro tho trafilc had cn- tlrely ccoscd. Iil havlng bccn statcd in tlmt i,a work to W dono Irco. Bcvcral of tho cttlena of tho placc arosu and pledged ihcmsejvca, that thoy would stand by hlm, no mattcr what thc consc qusncca may bo. Mr. 0. dcslrcd us to cspccially slnte that thls was no bombast on his part, nnd ns he nppcnrs to bo n mnn of ncrvc, nnd lias cn llstcd rellnble men in tlic mattcr, it may bo Bafc to predlct that In this town tlicro will soon bo warm work. Fnctory Polnt was sclcctcd ns tho plnce for holdlng tho next quaitcrly meeting of tho Union. Tlio excrclscsof tho afternoon wascloscd wlth Blnglng "Put your shouldcr to tho whccl." EVBNIKO. Cousiderlng thc stato of tho weathcr a largc nudlence nsscmblcd In the evcning to llsten to addrcsscs from Col. J. H. Mcad of Itandolph, nnd Hev. Hichard Crogan of IIcllows Falls. 8 Ath:rton of Hcndsboro, v. kj. r. ot ino bennington iounty umon.1 of Good Tempiars, prcsldcd. After muslc by tlie choir Col. Mcad was presented to tho audicnco nud dcllvcrcd one of his cloqucut temperancc lccturcs, prcscnting various Btatlstlca to sliow the vast aniount of crlmo nnd paupcrlsm pro duccd by tlie salonnd uso of lutoxlcatlng 11 quors, tabh's showlng thc vatt nmounts nnnually spcnt for llipior and tobacco, and otlier intcrcsting and convlncing nrgu meuts. IIIs tpccch wna nble, impressivc nnd vcry Intcrcsting, nud wns llstcncd to vcry nttentlvely. At tho closc of Col, Mcad's nddrcss Mr. Crogan was Introduccd. nnd dcllvcrcd ono of his charactcrlslic addrcsscj. This was nlso llstcncd to vcry nttentlvely nnd we re grct that we cannot glve an nbstrnct of it, but ns mnny jf your rcadcrs havc had thc plcasuro of hcarliig hlm, they must judge for thcmsclvcs what it was. Thc mcetings all tlirougli wcro vcry in tcrcsting nnd much cntliusiam was mani ifestcd, nnd wo think that all Who wcre present will bcar us out In tlic statement whlch wc makc whcu we saythat no meet ing whlch lias evcr bccn, or cvcr will bc hcld ln the futuro by this Union, will bc productivc of morc good to tlie temperancc canso than will tho one held by thcm at South Sliaftsbury, Nov. 12, 1273. II. 7Iaontc Coluniii. HIinUNOTOX. Tho property long known In thc clty of Burlington as Maons Hall, lias rccently bccn sold by tho Mnsonlc Fratcrnlly, nnd thcro ls n fair prospcct that measures will bc carlv Iniiugurated, for thc crcctlon of a Ma'onle Templo in tlmt city whlch will bc bullt in n inanner that will nfTbrd nmplc nccnnimoilations to thu local mnsonic boilic" of Ilurlington nnd tho Grand Hodies of thc juritdletlan of Vermont. Thls will supply n nced long felt ln Vermont, nnd rejoice tlio henrt of cvcry niason in tho state. It should bc tlic priile of Lodgcs so furns their .pecunlary.afrtlity will ndmitntinjilnl trSTiu-rn Cn Cityuionwhom burdcn must iall, in thc ercctlon of a tomplc whlch wtll bcan ornaincnt to tlmt bcautlful city as well as crectlng nn cdifice wliich will he nn honor to thc inasons of Ver mont. IIKMS. Huv. l)r. GuinzhurKh thc distlnguishcd Ilebrew Divine who died at Boston rccent ly, was n uieiiibcr of thc Mnsonic fratcrnity nnd had been such for nearly n qu.irter of a century. Tueker Lodj;e nt North Uennington meets on Wedncsday evcnlngs on or bcfore thc full moon. l)r. Aldis Uornard, wcll known ns a dis tinguishcd Frec Mason, has been olectcd Jlayor of Montroal, via Cassldy, deceased. Amnsa W. Hishop, furmerly of Walling ford, Vermont nnd wlio rcad law with llon. David H. Nich'dson U editor of thc Callfor nla Mnsonlc Montlily Magozine. J. II. Croeker, who fell dead ln his car ringo whllo on his wny hoine, rccently, wns buried nt North Hydepark, Vt., under Ma sonic ritcs. The brctliren from Mt. Vernon I.odge, of Morrisville, were out ln good numbcrs. Crescent Lodgo at Lyndon liuvc leased Miitlnwon's Hall at Lyndonville, for ten years, wl.h tlic privllego of anothcr tcn ycars, nt n rent of 100 per annuni. It is now being (Uted up. Tho Illinols Masons Henevolcnt Soclety, miw numbcrs 3440 being nn incrcnso 237 in the month of Scptemhcr. During tho inonth of Octobcr, two benef.ictions havo bccn mndo to the fumlllcs of decrnscd brctliren ono to tho hclrs of liro. II. II. Hays of $2,035,00. Another to hclrs of liro. Davld Clark of J2702.74. Tho new Mnsonlc Tcmplont Plilladi Iplila costonomllllon threo hundrcdthouiand dol lars. ItU tho larscst Masonic II all in tlie worU, nnd whieh, in its nrchitcctural char actcr, Its nutward appearance, and its inncr arrangcnicnts, reflccts, the grcntcet crcdit, ns wcll on those who planncd, as those who pald, for so magnlflcent a strncture. ailANll LODQE OF ILLINOIS. Thc Grand Lodgo of the Statc of Illinols was hcld ln Chlcngo, October 7th. Tlicro was an nttendanco from 578 Ladgcs, with nearly 1500 reprcscntatlvcs, whlch mnkos prohablv tho largcst Grand Lodgo in tlic world. The followlng rcsolntlons of syinpathy, witli tho Masons of Shrcveport nnd Meni phis wcro ailoptcd nnd suhstantlal ald tcn. dcrcd : Reohed, Tliat tho Mnsonlc Fraternlty of tho Slntoof Illinols In Urand t,oiigo nsscm blcd tcndcr to tlio pcoplo gcncrnlly, nnd to our brctliren in particular of thu clllci of Slirovcport nnd Memphls, cxprcssions of profound synipalhy In thelr prccnt uilsfnr tuncs duc totlio di'nth-dealingcpldcnilcnow rnglng in thlermhUtj nnd ilciolctd, tiibi tna uranu .uuBicr i iuvrv by nuthorlzcu to nouiy uy tclcKrnni the Grand Mastcr of Masons -ln Loulslann to draw upon thls Grand Lodgo for tho sum of 8300, and tho Grand Mastcr of Tcnnei ico to draw upon thls Grand Lodge for 8200 j thcso sums to bo nppllcd by the Grmd Mastcrs to tho rcllcf of needy Masons, and widows and orplmns of Masons, of tho cit ics of Shrcveport and Mcninlils, in dlstress by reason of tho cpldcmlo thero prcvailing. Tho followlng Grand omccrswcrc clectcd and nppolnted t Janici A Hawlcy, lllxon, Grand Mastcr; Gcorgo E. Lounshury, Mound Clty, Dcpu tyt Joscpli Itobhlns.Qulncy, O. S. Wardcn. W. A. J. DoLacy, CcntralU, O. J. War- den) Ilnrrison Dllls, Qulncy Grand Trcns urcr, John F. Hurrlll, Sprlngflcld, Grand Sccretary, Frnnk Hudion, Jr., Springfleld, Dcptityj Hev. W. II. Scolt, Mctropods, Chnplnin; John Dougherty. Jonesboro, Ornnd Orntor; Hcnry Duvall, Chlcago, Grand Marshal ; II. E. Ilnmllton, Chlcago, S. O. Dcacon; J. 1). Hamllton, Carthagc, J, G. Dcacon Orlln IIU Mlncr, dccllncd further scrv Ice of Grand Sccretary on account of 111 hcallh. Tha first flro offlcers of the Grand Lodgc wero re-clectcd. Tno new Grand Sccre tary, John F. Burrlil says Bro. II. O Rcy nolds, cntcrcd the offlcc of thc Grand Scc retary, as Dcputy Grand Sccretary ln Octo bcr 1871. Wlth two and a half ycars cxpori cnce hc succccds an able mnn. nnd his wcll known busincss qualittcs, his cxpcricnco ln umoo.'Ma tuccets Is not a nmtter of predlc- !UonfiinficrtainryaaiWrintMn 7igned?$cV irAf r"Mig Mastcr of Council. Tho followlng is tho edlct Injrefercnce to the Grand Lodgcs of Canada and Qucbec. WitF.nEAS, Thls Grand Lodgc dld, nt Its Annual Communlcatlon ot 1870, rccognizc thc Grand Lodgo of Quehcc ns lawfully formed and entitled to tako its placc among tho regular Grand Lodgcs ot tho Masonic World; and Wiieueas, Thls Grand Lodge, nt its An nual Communication of 1872 (uelngofflclnl ly Informed that tlic Grand Lodgc of Cnn nda had, slnce thc organization of thc Grand Lodge of Quebec, granted for tho construc tlon ol duplicate lodgcs witliln thc Provinco of Qucbec, copies ofwnrrants hcld by lodgcs partlclpatlng in tlie formatlon of that Grand Lodge ; nnd had nlso granted warrants for tho eatablishmcnt ol new lodgcs in that Provlncc, in violatlon of thc well settled prineiple governing tho cxistcnee nnd jurii dictlon of Grand Lodgcs) dld adopt the fol lowlng; "Resolted, Thntln cne the Grand Lodge of Canada refuses to recede from her pres ent po'ltion, tlie Grand Mastcr be requested to revoko thc commlssion of tho Itepresen tatlvc of this Grand Lodge ncar tlio Grand Lodgo of Canada, nnd that hc be authurizcd to proclalm non intercour e hetwccn the Grand Lodgc ofCanad.i und this Grand Lodge." And Wiif.reas, Ofllcinl Informatlon has bccn rcccived by us tb.it the Grand Lodgc of Canud.i still persists in maintaining thc warrants wliosc issuancc was the Immediati oceasion for thc adoptlon of tlie nbovc reso lutiun; and further, tliat thc Grand Lodgc of Canada, ln violatlon of tlie -overeignty whie'i tlie Grand Lodge of Illinols recogni zcs as belonRing to the Grand Lodge of Qucbec, hcld its Annual Conimunicalion In thc ehief city of that l'rovincc, thcreby showlng alike its indilTer.'nce to inter-juris-dlctlonal law and thc opinions of sister Grand Lodgcs. Tiierkfore. Wc, Janics A. Hawlcy, hy vjrtue of thc power vestrd in us ns Grand Master of Masons in Il inois, ihi proclalm and direct that nll ollicial relatlons tictwi.pn this Grand Lode and the Grand Lodge of Canada shall now tcrminato nnd censo, and we rcquire of t'le constituent lodgcs and the brctliren wlthln our jurisdictlon that they hold no Masonic intercourso or communlcatlon wun nny Alnson holuing al hall bo revokcd by the Grand Master or llic Urand l.oilxc ot lllinois. Dono at'Dixon, State of Illinols, thls 24th day of Septcmber, A. L. 1872 James A. Hawley, Grand Jlaster. Attest: Onux II. Misi;r, Grand Scc. Itiitlumt Coumy oe. The numbcr of taxable licads in Ilutland county la 10,390. Thc Congrcatlonal churches in Ilutland county have six settled pastors und slx act lng pastors. Ilutland county has 27,934 nativcs of Veimoutrcslding witliin its limlts. Illack, White nnd Quechc rlvcrs nll orl ginatc lu thc cnstcrn part of Ilutland coun ty nnd llow cnsterly tlirougli Windsor coun ty into the Connecticut rlver. Thc Otter Crcck originntes in Ilutland county nnd llows tlirougli Ilutland county from south to north, and Is thc prlnclpnl stream. Tho populntion of Ilutland county nt tho sccond ccnsus ln 1800 wns 23,813, n galn of 8,248 ln iilno ycars. Benson had at thc first ccnsus, 1791, only 048 inhnbitunts. The Congi-cgational church lu Benson has a lnembership of 102, (58 males:104 females) thirty of whom aro not now resi denta Tho 11st for Btuto taxcs in Brandon ls $15,312.03. Mangunese is fouud in Brandon in abun dance uad of tho best quallty. Tlio nppraisal of pcrsonal propertv ln Castleton is $12,227.09 Hev 1, II Stone of Cnatlcton is on n tour tlirougli the west, visitlng his cliildren, who nre scnttercd in Minncsotn, Cnllfornla aml Washington tcrritory. IIo nlso takcs tlio opportunlty whllo tntvcllng to lccturc ou teinperance. The town of Castleton was organlzcd ln 1777 Tho Bomoseen Houso, uuder thc care ot Its popular landlonl, Mr Colllns, is fast winnlng its way in publlc favor. A wooden weddlng took plnco nt tho rcsidenco of John Castlc ln Castleton, on Mnndny evcning tho 10th lnst. An abun dance of wooden waro was tho rcsult. Chittenden has 05 dogs. Tho Bcttlcmcnt of tlio town of Chitten den conimcnccd about tho close of thu rev olutionary war, but much of tlio townshlp being mouutanlous, isyct unsettled. Thc npprnisal of rcal cstntc lu the town of Clarendon Is $4,254.38. Thochartcrof tlioto'vnof Clarendon wns erantcd both by Now Hnmpsliire nnd New Ynrk, nnd comprlsca n part of tlio two grants of Soclalborough nnd Durhnm. dandv. Hov. J. P. Stonc, foimerly of Danby, is now Biipplying tho Conrcgational church lu Highgate A full account of tho llrst ordlnntlon scr vlce In Dauby, will bo found In nuother C(,luiiin. Ono per tent. of tho grand llst of Dauby, Is $,220.93. Falrhavcn has ubout 0,003 acres of tax ablu inud. Fnlrhavon was chai tcrcd Oct. 27, 1779, to Elwnczcr Allen and his assoclatc3. The hlstory of tho town of Fairhaven, by Her. A N Adams, is ono of tlio most voumlnous nnd well prcpared town hla lorles Ihat haa yct iK-en publislied ln Vei mont. Mr. Gcorgo M. Fullcr, tho lawycr of Falrhavcn, was maulcd on Wcdncbday to Mlss Myrr. F. Floyd. A largo nuinber of picscnta wcre brought by tho gucsts. Aftcr tlio ccrcmony tlio happy couplu wcro con vcyed to Castleton ln u slclgh drawn by four liorfcs, whcro tlicy took tho cara for tho north. Tho Congregatlonnl church ln Hubbaiil ton wns orgiuiTzcd ln 1782. Hubbardton derlvcil Its namo from Thos. Hubbard, a largo proprlctor of tho town. Hon. Ilradley Fish, of Ira, has com meuced tho foreclosuro of a mortgago ngalnst Wllllam D. Goodnow, formcrly of Ilutland. ' Mendon lias only 23,185 tnxnblo ncrcs of lnnd. Tho townshlp lylng mostly on tho Green Mountnlns, nnd much of it being hixli nnd coid land, it is nnt ndnptcd to fnrmlngpurposcs orBcttlement, but lt hn a hugo qimntlty nnd vnricty of lutnbcr. Thc panlc effcct8 the lumbcrlng Intcrcstn of Mendon. Mr. U. C. Buttcrfleld hns cngagcd In tho manufacturo of wooden wlndow shadcs at Wolkcr's factory In Mendon. V travcllng meat man Is furnlshlng the pcoplo of Mendon their Bupply of mcat. Middletown is growlng In population under thc snur of tho sprluga and tho stay of vlsltors (lurlng tho suinincr scason. Tho settlcmcnt of Middletown wn com mcnccd nnd mills wcre crcctcd there boforo tho rcvolution by Thomna Morgan, who dled in tliat town nt tho ndvanced ngo of 08 yenrs. Mount Holly had no Inhnbltants that wcre cnumeralcd ntthcflrst. ccnsus ln 1701. ajjliojtfh, Ihere.wcrgflfewBcattercd.scttlcrg.. Holly from the'cpideinlc of 1813. U't Thc ladlea of tho Melhodist church al Mt Holly, nt their first Bociablc, had nn cn joynble cntcrtnlumcnt. Thc housc of Mr F Butler, locntcd ou Proctor' hlll, Mt Holly, was rccently dc Btroyed by llre. Frank lloldcn, of Mt Holly, n lud of six teen ycars of unc, who luu nwny four wccks ng hns not bccn hcard from. Thc Otter Crcck riscs in .Mt. Tnbor nnd runs south Into Peru, nnd thcn west into Dorset, nnd then north tlirougli the wcstcm border of Mt. Tnbor Into Wallingford. Tho contrihutions of tlic Congregatlonnl church m Pawlet to benevoleut objects In 1872 wn3 00.87. Simeou Burtou wns thc first town clerk In Pawlet. Nithan Swift ls thc postmaster of tho postofilcc iccently estnblMied nt North Pawlet, ncar tho rcsidcnce of Hon. lliel llollister, onc of the judges of the Hutl.iud county court. Thls is uow lils postofilcc nddrcss. Six dwelllngs nnd n store nrc being crcct cd ut West Pawlet. Thc llollister Brothcrs i f North Pawlet havc sold during thc ciincnt ycar 18,000 bottles of Saratoga, Conirress uud Emiiire wntcrs. A potnto staich nilll, n plastcr nnd feed mill, nnd n carrhigo shop, aro in lull oper ntion nt West Pawlet. The dcvolopment of llic slatc Intercst ndds largely to tlio buslnesa ot "e& Paw let Western corn-fed cattlo nrc being Import cd for sale ns bcef, by .Mr. A. E. Pinuey, thc marketman nt West P.iwlet. Pittslield has 230 taxable polls. The .Mcthodist church in Pittsfield wns nrgnnlzud in 1804. Pittsford gained 503 inliabilants from 1791 to 1800. Mr. Joseph 11. Peabody, one of thc mer chants of Pittsford, a dealer ln woolcn goods, inlttens. glovcs, ctc, nverngcs nn annual s.ile of ne.iily lilty thous.ind uollnrs worth of goods. Thc Tioy confcrence ncndcmy was cs tnblished nt Poultney In 1837. In former times Its students nunibercd from 300 to 400 nnnually, and its rc-cstahlishineiit un dcr thc patronngo of the confeience will undoubUxlly njjj'aw .larne patronagotn lio. Pllor3WHfndtotlS8DD( ilgSBA.' tlngulshctl Uaptist clcrgyiuan of Buffaln, was for sevcral years pastor of thc churcli at East Poultney. Poultney has a Masonic Lodgcundor tlio unmo Morning Stur Lodge, No. 37, whlch mectsou thoTuesday beforc the full moon ln cach month, and has u mcmbcrbhip of 107. At thc Sabbath school conccrt of the Congregatlonnl church in Ilutland. on Sun day evcning, last, cx-Gov. Pago the super intcndcnt, gavo n favorable leport of the condition of thc school, and inercusing In tercst is manifested on tlie part of both pupils nnd tenchcrsto ndd to itsprosperity. Jamas Ilogan, of West Ilutland, has purchascd a rcsidence on Maiblu strcet in that villagc. Four of tho industrious mnrblo cuttcra of West Hutland icsiding nt Clarendon Springs walK to their work cvcry morning nnd icturn ut niijht. Tho villago school nt West Ilutland closed u succcsaful tcrm on Tuesday last. Timothy O'Brirn is soon to ercct n rcsi dcnce ou Marblo strcet, nnd James Lealny, the btation ngent. hns purchascd a dwclllug houso on Muin stiect, West Itutland. Shcrburno had only thirty-two inhahi. tants lu 1791. The town of Shcrburno was settled by a fnmily of Anthonya, from Illiqde Island. Scnator Antliony of Ilhodc Island is n dc scendant of tho same famlly. Tho Congregational church jn Sudbury, of wliich Ilcv. H. F. Ilustedt fi actlng pas tor, Is nlded by the Vermont DomesticMls sionary Soclety to tho cxteut of 8200 per aunum. The town of Sudbury nbounds lu ponds, of whieh Hlnkum pond ln thc most consld ernblc. On the outlet of this pond, wliich falU iuto Otter Crcck, nio vnluable mill sites ; nnd at the outlet of another pond, whlch is the sourco of Hubbardton nvcr, nrc othcr nvnllable mill privllcges. Tinmouth orlglnally conLilned 23,040 ncrcs. Its origlnal sizo hus been mlured nbout onc-third by contrlbuting to nclgh boring townships. Tlie lato Govcruor Stcplicn lloyce, so long a Judge nnd Chief Justice of the Su-pi-cnio Couit, was a lutlvc of Tinmouth. Tho town secnis to havo been prolific ln ralsing eminent lawycrs. IIou. Jocl W Alnsworth, Hev. Aldaco Walkcr, D.D., Mrs Lyman Batcheller, Mrs A II Datchcller.Mre Wllllam S Button. .Mrs Sarah M Button, .Mrs Matlhla E Hull, Mra Alticd Hull, Mrs Wllllam Gurlcy Marsh, Mr Edwin Martindalc, Mlss O M Towu blicad, Mrs .M.iry A Wnlker, Mary M. Wal kcr, nnd Mlss Silvia Wnlker nro llfo mcm bcrs of tho Vermont Doniestlc Misslonary boclcty. Tho membersof Chlnmau Lodgc of Wal lingford rccently mado n vislt to Mouut Moilnh Lodgo nt Eat Wallingford, nnd wero served with n good collation nt thu holel of II, L. Warncr, upon tho Iuvitntlon of mine host. Darwln M Hulettot Wells dled on Sutur dny last at Cbeycnnc. Colorado, whlthcr ho had gone in puisult of hcalth. Hc was a mcmber of .Morning Star Lodge at Poult ney. . Lako Austin, moro famlllarly known as Wells' Pond, covei-Biipwiiitlsof 2,000 ncrcs of laud nud is tlvu mlles ln lcngtli. Tho township of West Havcn was sct oif from Falrhavcn by tho lcglslaturo of Ver mont ln Octobcr 1702. In 1701 West Havcn had 545 Inhabltants nnd In 1800, ulne ycnrs lntcr lt hnd but 430. Witiiout a Pakalieu A ciicunistancc wltliout parallel ln tho mllitnry hlstory of this couutrv. ls recordcd lu Illinols. II M Wheeler ot Schuyler county in that Btate cnllstcd in thu Unltcd Statcs nrmy undcr Gen. Lyon lu 1801, was wouudcd, cap turcd, nnd paroled, but by somo Btrangu overslght wns novcr discliargcd from ser- vlco untll n fey days ngo, wheu tho proncr papci-a wcio mado out, nnd hla backpay auu pcnsion amounting to ncar Sl.WU wero pald hlm.