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poetical Selections.
WETTER.
Where in the whole range of poetic literature,
it there a picture of Winter and Famine, more
graphic than this from Longfellow's "Hiawatha T
O, the long and dreary Winter!
0, the cold and crnel Winter!
Ever thicker, thicker, thicker
Froie tle ice on hike and river,
Ever deeper, deeper, deeper
Fell the now over the landscape,
Fell the covering "hot, and drifted
Through the foret round the village.
Hardly from hi bnried wigwam
Could the hauler force its passage,
With hi nr.ltens and hi snow shoes
Vainly walked he through the forest,
Sought for bird or beast, an ! found none,
Saw no track of deer or rabbit,
In the mow beheld no footprint?,
In the ghastly gleaming foret
Fell, and could not ri e from weakness,
Ferkbed there from cold .ind hanger.
0, the &uiine and the fever!
O, the wasting of the famine!
O, the blasting of the fever!
O, the wailing of the children!
O, the anguish of the women!
All the earth was sick and fanwriwd;
Hungry was the air around them,
Hungry was the sky above them,
And the hungry itars in heaven
Like the eye if wolves glared at them!
sxow at mc-iny
Arc lines in season by Tno's E. Vox Bebbek:
What a night! Sittings white,
Smooth as down of feathery pillow,
Jwiseless drop o'er oui and willow.
Soft an3 slow fulls the snow.
Far aa-ny as the eye can follow,
O'er IaII hill and sleepy hollo.
Old barn roof stand aloof.
Glimmering ever white and whiter,
Though night has not a star to l!ght ier.
On all streams, like smooth dream',
When they come dull cares to banish.
Ermine flakelets melt and vanl-h.
By carp'd stack, hoofed track
Marks the 8jt, where, cold and co'.Jir,
Cattle drowse, with whitened shouMer.
Found the hearth ruddy mirth
Calls joy's snowy wings to wad her,
Calls on merriment and laughter.
rtright and warm 'midst the storm,
A fairy fire ou'side the s:ihes
In mimic splendor sparks and flashes.
Sweet, 0 sweet, for friends to meet,
To catch the play of shifting graces
Charactered on many faces.
O.the night? Virgin white
He all thought, all hopes, ail fancies,
All piiiow'd dreams, ail waking trances.
A COKCEET IN SYDNEY.
I ROM THE DIARY OF A VANDEMXG
FIDHLEK.
Our readers probably remember Mish
ka Ilauer and his Tahitian Concert ; we
have now from his pen the following
fketch of his Australian Adventures :
It took us five dreary weeks to reach
Port Jackson from Tahiti. Dense mit
covered the beautiful bay when we ar
rived on the 25th of November, but the
rays of the risinz sun soon dispelled it.
aud we beheld Svdney with delightful
Furprise rising, like the fata morgana,
lrom the waves. Die town is situated be
tween two promontories, which from the
Lay of Sydney, protected by two forts,
and affording safe anehoraire to the larg
est ships. Charming groves of trees and
villus are dotted over the shores ; proud
eteamers and innumerable ships,gi i'y dis
playing the flags of all the sea-faring na
tions, floating on the waves ; and on the
landing place there is a concourse of men
of different races clu.-tering ai.d moving
like bees. Sydney is the centre of the
commerce of the Pacific ; it is the seat of
the government of New South "Wales,
hits large public buildings, three theaters,
many bank-", an orphan asylum, a philo
sophical and an agricultuaal .-otiety, a
topographical bureau, several hospitals,
schools, and even a university and ob
servatory. All the Greets, as well as the
dials of the docks, are lighted with gas ;
the brick-houses, of light structure, look
comfortable ; the paving is tolerably good;
whil.-t a motley crowd of Eurojiaus,
Chinese, Papuans, and Malays, in pic
turesque altire, enlivens the novel scene.
Several Germans called on me soon
nfU-r my arrival : they had seen my name
in the papers ; and sinee in a foreign
country it is plea.-ant to meet even with
thoe slight acquaintances we scarcely
notice at home, 1 was agreeably surprised
by their attention, and went under their
guidanee to sec the tights of Sydney.
The centre of the town U Victoria
Place : it is the head-nuarters of its Mv.
llization. "We see here book-shops, read
ing-rooms, coffee houses, hotels, confec
tionanes, elegant Mores, and a rich dis
play of jewelry, shawls, and all the lux
uries of Curopean life. And what a crowd
of people of all nations, languages, man-H-ts,
and customs! Here Englishmen,
with their angular deportment and apa
thetic countenance ; there the calculating
Americans, with their sharp features!
the bashful Germans, green and awk
ward, scarcely daring to speak aloud ;
forward IrL-hmen, quite at houieiu Aus
tralia; and again, ugly Papuans, com
buung cunning and stupidity in their ex
rresswn; and natives of the Celestial
Empire, sauntering about with comical
gravity, and staring hh small twinklin
yes at the wonder of Sydney. Ever
individual of the,e varieties of manliaV
seem to be possessed by the demon of
money-making. Mammon tie
oripped by the whole pr.pulauoa. !
M e paad a virit to th Chhtese q.aar.
ter, and I feared I should lose my hear
ing bj the deafening noise. Jugglers,
dancers, and peddlers stop the thorough
fare all sliouting at the top of their
voices, anu trying io carry uu mc suun-j
ger by force into their shops and stalls ; I
but each neutralizing by competition the !
aftpinnt rif r-,i npHrlilmr. A dismile JT
arises, and ends in a row ; and whilst they
take hold of one another's tails, we escape
from the riotous neighborhood and its fu
rious din.
After sunset, weary and exhausted by
mv wanJenii'rs I cntervd a coffee and
j
,-.nlrrT ViMirfi ait snn -if til nirt.-t . l.nn
ble streets. I found a merry company
here, laughing and shouting, with billiard
balls rattling, and the corks of champagne ;
bottles popping. It was the strangest as- ;
emblv of ad venturers and gold-hunters
of respectable men and swindlers of j
physicians, gamblers, and merchants of i
Americans, Chinese, and Jews ; the last
from Germany, apparently well pleased
with their new home, the country of
gold which has everywhere so strange an
attraction for the children of Israd.
Deep, I might say solemn, silence pre
vailed in the adjoining rooms, which are j
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the palaces of play. Recklessness and ; alone are apt to draw out their eloquence,
crime are seated here round the jrreen ' nothing but drunken revels and cock
table ; many thoughtless young men are fights amuse them. How could we ex
fleeced every day ; law has as yet no suf- : rct a tte for the fine arts in such a
ficient weight here to stop the doings of , s5ate " society ?
vice. The rage of gambling has a bane- The English maintain here the stereo
ful influence on social life in Sydney. Ea- ' typed customs and manners of the mother
pacify and sensuality have established country; although the climate should sug
their head-quarters in the town ; and Sest some modification, still nobody de-
though much has already been done, still i
more remains to be don in PitsihlUnJrur '
a higher moral tone of society in a com- j
nwealth, founded originally by the !
thieves and swindlers of England, and
now grown into absolute anarchy by in-
considerate immigration, the natural con- j
sequence of the discovery of the Dig-
tnnrrs. I
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c.c liutcis UliU eilLillg-liOUeS are eS- ;
tablished on die English principle, but
they are just as expensive as the Ameri
can hotels at San Francisco. It was in
vain I watched carefully the strings of
, ... - iKUkUVU CllClUilJ LUC Millies Ul
my purse, for it requires fully four pounds
a day to live respectably. Put even such i
expenditures seems too sW fnr aims i
lucky miners, who are anxious to spend i Tants m tne notels, pickpockets or police
their money as quickly as they gain it. i mcn ' a them are enthusiastically fond
Nearly 500 gambling-houses disgrace the ! of bra"dy 5 and their propensity for thiev
town, and many thousands of men spend ! 15 scarcely to be cheeked by any
ther lives in them. It is impossible to means- Thus it happened that my black
describe the wiles and tricks of the mis- dress-coat which, on the day of my first
erable corrupters of public morality ; r.o C0D,:GTt! I handed to the servant to be
means is too vicious for them, and the j Dru5ied, disappeared in an inexplicable
most refined allurements are resorted to, I waJ"- Happily I had another in reserve,
in order to lead the unsophisticated stran-and made a most careful toilet. Sud
ger to perdition. There is, for instance. ' denly the waters of the sky poured down
a gambling-house here, which twice a j n a trQJ Australian shower, though no
week gives free dinner parties. Who-
ever has a black dress-coat, white waist
coat, and patent-leather boats, may enter
and enjoy the dainties on the open table.
Of course, after dinner he is invited in
retnrn lo trv M .-,,.- ,i: .i
fumes of champagne have clouded his i
!...;., "KT r - .1 '
u. ,uiu iciuj.j a loreiguer nas gone into
this house for the sake of fun, and left it
despairing be ggar.
The Botanical Garden the Hyde
Park of Sydney is dreary and dusty,
since the dry season, lasting eight months
in the year, destroys the vegetation, and
produces clouds of sand and dust. Two
rows of stiff gum-trees form a long avenue
leading into the Garden, filled with the
fashionables of Sydney. Seated on chairs
and benches, we see ladies who have Ion"
ago passed the summer-solstice of their j
life: these centres of attraction are sur-
ronnded and courted by voung nen, and '
in tills parage of the I
in this paradi-e of the passecs they are
sure to arrive speedily at the blessedness
of married life. Many a bachelor in Syd
ney remarks, sighingly, that the cho'ice
among the unmarried ladies lies within a
rather too narrow compass; but the de- 7 " T 7
mand is great, the supply .mall and Eu 1 7 f uldlffion was Leard in the
, tvv -man, ana lu- dress circle, and I was ordered to with-
rope verydi,tant. Close to this place,! draw. Cenfused and surprised bv such
on a green meadow, the hopeful offspring ! a greeting, I retired bashfully ; and be
of the Australian gold-ocracy are "-ambol- I hmi the scenes tlle manager received
ing, and making as terrible a noite as if1!?' & esente countenance, and
cl,.,.lof ,1,0.. c ,h0, ,h,iteti,of ,beL,ibv aSir!
shade of yonder coffee and ice-cream tn!l ! inS without gloves, and in a'tW,!,,.
are transacting business buying and sel- '
hng gold with tremendous yells.
A ftw day3 after my arriyal.1 paid rnv
visits to the different editors of Svdney. '
At my first eaiL I came to a palace-like
house, the ground-floor occupied by the
printing-office. Oa the first floor, among
other advertisements, I found a tablet, int
forming visitors that the editor cannot be
spoken with unless paid for his valuable
time : accordingly, everybody without ex
ception is advised to buy a ticket of ad
mission at the door of the waiting room
one hour costing 10s. ; half an hour, 6s. ;
fifteen minutes, 3s Such were the con!
tents of tills singular price-current of time.
I went into the waiting-room, and buying,
from the Australian negro, in red livery
an hour of his master's time. I ent'
the parlor with a strong feeling of curi
osity. The editor received me in a very
unprepossessing and sluggish manner.
"You are an anl-t, and come from Eu
rope to make money?" said he in a not
ery inentUy tone. But when
derstood ,1. j va4 m r c.
, i .jiu -MUiXl
America and C-lirornia. Lis face lighted
up, and his voice became less abrupt. He
asked me, without longer preface, 'what
pecuniary sacrifice I was ready to make
! in order to be puffed by bis paper. I
rlied that, in ease of success, I vr
surely give him material proofs of
I :....!- . i .t. i i
grttuiuui; ; uui lie uiu 1101 uuu my answer
precise enougii, ana requested me to come
at once to a definite understanding, and
to pay a certain sum, without which, ac
cording to Lim. it would be impossible for
me to succeed. Telling him that I wished
to adjourn the conference, as I could not
fit r Vml ti Q 1 VMS I rtn T ff t )l im.
pie of editorial integrity and public spirit
The other editors were less rapacious and
more friendly : they gave me, indeed, tlie
best advice about my concerts. The costs
are enormous, but so are likewise the
prices of tickets: a bos, L.5 ; stalls, L.2;
Plj On the whole, however, my
prospects were far from promising,
could not feel sympathy with the popu
lation of Sydney, and did not expect to
meet with any from them. Everybody
here being immersed in the cares of profit
and loss, is cold and reserved, and in so
ciety dull and stupid. Political meetings
Vlaies lrom lne ngusn routine, even the
"S'j" Austral negroes eopyins the habits
of Ineir masters in the most ridiculous
waJ though they hate them cordially.
The Papuans are probably the dirtiest
race of humanity ugly, lean, and long;
tuey are dull, though cunning, thievish,
and cowardly ; the sight of a sword or
pistol frightens them into fits. Several
tltniuoTirl nf fosa KnT,t.T.T 1 l:
L ucmuicu pcrcIC ilC
m Sydney, where they have accepted the
vices of civilization ; their dress is made
up from the most heterogeneous articles
fr instance, they wear a black dress-
' J
00:14 wita a lady's straw bonnet, or the
mnese cap and Malay trousers. Most
i . . . , ,
01 are ciever DarDers or iazv ser-
Cl0uds were visible ; but soon this ceased,
and full of the brightest hopes, I had an
open cab called, and hastened to the concert-hall.
But, oh! what a di scomfiture,
unheard of in the annals of musical ad
ventures! Half an hour before the be"-in
nJn of tLe Peroance, on the way to
Ans;trillian fama iki,1 ttr. ,.V1 3 t
J Australian fame and its golden reward, I
was upset by the stupid driver, and lay
in the mud of Sydney. "What a fall ! my
dress-coat and gloves were spoiled, and
the question arose how to remedy the loss.
Like King Richard, I raved throngb. the
streets, "a dress-coat, a dress-coat! a
kingdom for a dress-coat!" A German
tailor took pity on my despair, and with
truly German amiability he sold me for
L.8 a dress-coat not precisely black, but
light-blue, with yellow buttons, and not
exaca? &ttvS me : a dress-coat,
Zr "
-r-t T
. The LUSe Was half a'-
rived : the overture of La Gazza Ladra
was just verging to its end, and the cur
tain was raised. I stepped forth, made a
respectful bow, and -was about to put my
irs coat Indeed, it was too bad" ; but
U - T T 1 a few words I told
hrni of my mishap, whilst the audience
' snouted, "The conductor." Hp mn,1,. t,;
?Pearanc and related in a co!ifused
way the lamentable storv of mrtn ,w.
coats; adding an extemporized biogra
phy of myself, and suggesting to the hon
orable company that, under snr-l.
strnces, a genius might be forgiven for
his want of courtesy even to so distin-
guwucu ua iuuienee; ana be wound u'
his speech by a.-.kin wliMbsr
and gentlemen woukl allow Mr. Hauser
vu pmy or not. -1 es," replied a voice
from the dress-circle ; and "Yes, ve !"
was the general shout throughout' the as
sembly. I was rather nervous at my second ap
pearance on the scene of action, but with
the S.cthana I made a bold attack on
the ears of the punctilious public. Tre
mendous applause rewarded and encour
aged me ; and when I struck q the liule
Lritaraa, with Onslow's variations, the
audience strew rar.tnrr, ,,i i ..
m the dress-carele clapped their hands,
and said, " ery fine .'"
The concert, in short, which Lad be
gun under tuch
,..1 ; t. ... ciiu-
most graiLtying wav. The
public Beemed to be content, and all the
places for my next performance x-r" ta
ken and paid for.
CO UN AND COB MEAL FOB, HORSES.
The editor of the Michigan Fanner has
been experimenting on corn and cob meal
as horse feed for a couple of months ex
clusively, and with the following results.
After one month's feeding, febrile symp
toms were occasionally observed in one of
the horses, such as short and quick breath
ing, &c. On stating the case to Dr. Dadd,
the celebrated veterinary surgeon of Bos
ton, it elicited the following valuable let
ter. The importance of occasional change
of food, which it recommends, is not suf
ficiently attended to by farmers in feeding
their stock.
As regards your horse, (if he is better.)
I would change the diet immediately.
He is probably suffering from acute, per
haps chronic indigestion, which is very
apt to occur in animals when kept too
long on one kind of diet. It fails to sup
port nutrition. See Liebig and Car
pender." The animals experimenting
upon, after a certain length of time, seem
ed willing to endure starvation, rather
than live on any one kind of diet. As re
gards the adult horse, however, he will
exist for some time on highly nutritious
articles, such as oats, barley, corn, Sec,
but finally induce diseases, such as lamin
itis, rhumatism, founder, Sec. They do
not require so much of the flesh making
principle as the young and growing ani
mal, which not only requires sufficient
carbon in the form of food to renovate the
tissues, but also enough for growth and
development The adult, however, re
quires a greater variety of food than the
latter, to support the integrity of its or
ganization ; consequently, as you have fed
your horse on corn and cob meal all win
ter, there may be disproportion between
the amount of carbon, (in the form of
food) and the oxygen respired ; hence his
digestion must be deranged, or carbon (in
the form of fat) deposited in the various
tissues. A fat horse, of course, as you
are aware, is not the one for fast work or
fatigue, and the emaciated excepted, is
more likely to be come sick from the least
exciting cause. On the other hand, an
excess of carbonaceous material deraner.
ing the stomach it holding sympathetic
relation with the brain is apt to termin
ate in the staggers, Sec It should be
known to horseman that an adult horse
should not increase in weight from year
to year ; the food may be proportioned to
work, any increase in flesh or fat is a sig
nal to dip a lighter hand in the meal bai
that is if you want to keep disease and
death at bay. It pays to fatten cattle,
sheep, and swine, because the result is
dollars and cents ; but you may depend it
is a losing spec to fatten horses ; for
among such I have the most practice,
their disease being more difficult to con
trol than when occurring in others, in
fair working order. As regards corn and
cob meal, I think it operates injuriously
on a great many horses. In the first
place they do not always masticate it
properly ; it being soft and easily sali
vated, they are apt to bolt it, as the say
ing is. In order to obviate the difficulty,
the meal ought to be mixed with eut hay
or straw, articles that must be masticated
ere swallowed. Should the digestive or
gans be deranged, meal ferments very
rapidly, inducing flatulency. I should
not object to giving a horse a feed of corn
meal occasionally, mixing it with cut hay
and a little salt. Salt is a good anti-spep-tic,
prevents fermentation; affords by the
decomposition in the stomach, muriatic
aeidand soda, aids digestion, and pre
vents the generation of worms. The best
remedies for restoring digestive functions
are: Powdered salt, 8 ounces; powdered
grng! r, 1-4 ounce; powdered charcoal, 1
ounce. Mix, divide into eight parts, and
give one with the food night and morning.
Western Agricvlturtdist.
Hess must be kept wabm in Wix-TEii.-I
saw an account of 27 hens kept last
winter in an open shed, where they laid
52 dozen eggs in four months. Now, it
is my humble opinion, that if they had
been kept in a warm place they would
have laid still tetter. Last winter I had
24 hens a part of the time, but about the
middle of winter killed off 5; I kept
them in the basement of a barn, fed them
with all the screenings they could eat,
with occasionally a little corn, and in four
months they laid 70 dozen eggs. I had
some Burmahs, some common, and the
rest were common crossed with Shang
hai. My hen3 laid more eggs last winter
than they do this spring, because now
they are very much inclined to set.
Prairie Farmer.
C5T The most prominent genteel cod
fish of the present day aie the young
lady who lets her mother do the ironing
for fear of spreading her hand-; the miss
who wears thin shoes on a rainy day, and
the young gentleman who is ashamed
w be seen walking alongside his father.
GT "Sambo, can von tell me wW dif
ference there is between a Northern and
a Southern man?" No, Bones, can
you 'f " Yes, I can. Why, you see as
how, the Northern man blacks Lis own
boots, awl the Southern man boots his
own blacks."
4g
LAWS OF VERMONT.
Ko. SO. An act relating to appeals from the de
cisions of cotrmtissionera.
It is hereby enacted, &&
Sec 1. In all appeals to the county court from
the allowance of claims by commissioners in the
probate court, the coonty ootilt may, oa motion,
order the claimant to give security for costs to
the executor or administrator of the estate against
which such claims are provocated.
Sec. 3. This act shall take effect from its pas
sage.
Approved, November 1, 1855.
Ko. 31 An act in addition to chapter fifteen of
compiled statutes, relating to the measurement
1 amber.
It is hereby enacted, &e.
Sec. 1. The selectmen, on application of seven
freeholders of their town, .shall appoint one or
more surveyors of lumber for soch town, and on
application of any person interested, any such
surveyor may measure lumber, and shall be enti
tled to receive from the persons making the ap
plication the snm of twenty-five cents for each
thonsnnd feet measured.
Sec 2. This act shall take effect from its pas
sage.
Approved, November 14, 1S5S.
No. 82. An act amending section forty-seven of
chapter fifteen of the compiled statutes, relate
tag to the fees of surveyors of wood.
It is hereby enacted, &c
Sec. 1. Section forty-seven of chapter fifteen
of the compiled statutes is hereby so amended as
to read as follows :
The selectmen, on the application of seven free
holders of their town, shall appoint one or more
surveyors of wood tpt such town, and on applica
tion of any person interested, any such surveyor
may measure wood or bark, and shall be entitled
to receive, from the person making application to
him therefor, four cents per cord for the first ten
cords and one cent for each additional cord,
measured by him upon such application.
Sec. 2. This act shall take effect from its pas
sage. Approved, October 12, 1855.
No. 33. An act prescribing the standard meas
urement of wood and bark.
It is hereby enacted, &c.
Sec . 1 . A pile of wood or bark , four feet wide,
four feet high and eight feet long, well packed,
shall constitute a cord.
Sec. 2. The length of all cord wood exposed
to sale shall be so estimated as to include only
half of the hcrf.
Sec. 3. This act shall take effect from its pas
sage.
Approved. November 12, 1S55.
No. 34. An act for the protection of orchards,
gardens, nurseries, &c.
It is hereby enacted, &c
Sec. 1. Any pei son who sha3 wilfully and
maliciously enter any orchard, trarden or nurserv
and take away, mutilate or destroy any tree',
snroD, or vine, or steal, take, and carry a wav. anv
- j
fruit or flower, without the consent of the owner
thereof, shall be deemed euiltv'of a misdemeanor.
and shall be punished by a fine not exceeding
one nunared dollars, or imprisonment in th
county iail for a term not exceeding three mnnth
or both of said punishments in the discretion of
the court having jurisdiction of the same.
Sec. 2. Section twenty-six of chapter one
hundred and four of the compiled statutes is
hereby repealed.
Approved, November 2, 1S55.
No. 85. An act in alteration of chapter one hun-
area end four of the compiled statutes, relating
to offenses a&ainet priyato property. '
It is hereby enacted, &c
Sec 1. Every person who shall wilfully and
maliciously burn, or set fire to the dwelling-house
of another, or out-buildines adioinine- thereto, nr
so burn or set fire to any other building which
shall cause the burning of such dwelling-house,
snau be punished by imprisonment in the state's
prison during the term of his or her natural life
or for such shorter term as the court shall in their,
discretion, deem adequate to the degree of the
offense
Sec. 2. The provisions of sections two and
lour ot chapter one hundred and four of the com
piled statutes, so tar as the same are inconsistent
with the provisions of this act, are hereby re
pealed.
Approved, November 14, 1865.
No. 36. An act to authorize the transportation
of convicts.
It is hereby enacted, &c
Sec. 1. The proper authorities of th Stnt nf
new lorn snail nave the same power and author
ity to detain and transport, throueh the terrirnrv
of this State, persons convicted of offenses, unrf
sentenced to be confined in any penitentiary of
.1 C . . . c ....
vuo ouius oi act i orx, which they have to de
tain and transport them in the territory of the
said State of New York.
Sec. 8. This act shall take effect from its pas
sage-
Approved, November 14, 1855.
No. 37. An act in amendment of chapter jinety
six of the compiled statutes, relating to the
preservation of sheep.
It is hereby enacted, &c. . j
Sec. 1. If any ram shall be found goin? at
large, off the premises and out of the enclosure
and possession of itB owner or keeper, between
the first day of August and the first day of De
cember in any year, without being marked as
provided in the second section of the Act tn tvKiVl,
this is an amendment, the owner or keeper of
sucn ram shall forfeit and pay to the person who
shall take up and secure the same, five dollars as
penally fur suffering him to - go at large as afore
said. Sec. 2. This act shall take effect from its pas
sage, and section three of chapter ninety-six of
of the compiled statutes is hereby repealed. :
Approved, November 12, 1855. ' J
No. 3S. An act to amend chapter eighty-eight of
me compnea statutes, relaUng to the duties of
selectmen in case of the discovery of the bod
ies of deceased persons. .
It is hereby enacted, See.
Sec 1. When the selectmen of any town in
this State shall be informed that the dead body
of any person, supposed to have died by casuali
ty or violence, is found lying within such town,
mch selectmen may, when in their opinion the
publc good requires it, but not otherwise, apply
to any justice of the peace of the same county
who shall proceed to enquire the cause and man
ner of the death of such person.
Sec. 2. Such justice of the peace shall have
power to summon witnesses to appear before bin?
to give evidence touching soch death; and may
take the testimony of any person who can give
evidence concerning such death.
Sec . It shall be the doty of such justice to
reduce the substance of the testimony of each
witoess to writing, and return the same to the
Slftermin the
coantV tK. iZ. .1 7 "ner with an ac-
-the order'of thVeourt ot oftheT
4. Tn sf , I r .....
fe, wo, U&toZrtZZZ&Zil' ,2 t
wiK aty'
' """.
( Gntmuvt on 4 jnift.)
C. C. Kellam,
DRUGGIST AND APOTHECARY,
IRASBCRGII, VERMONT.
KEEPS constantly on hand and for sale h full
supply of Drugs, Medicines, Chemicals, and
Dye Stuffs, Trusses, Abdominal
Supporters and Shoulder Braces, Fancv and Toi
let Artictles, Cloth, Hair and Tooth brushes,
Bogle's Hyperion Fluid, Golden
Gloss, and Lyons' Kathairon for the Hair, Har
rison's, Lewis and Hutching' Hair Dyes,
Stationery of all kinds, Plain and
Fancy Colored Note and Letter Taper." Harri
son's Celebrated Columbian rerlumery,
Fancy Soaps and Flavoring Ex
tracts. Also, agent for all Popular Patent Medi
cines of the day.
Irnsbnrgh, January 4, 1856 ltf
AT TILE OLD STAND YET!
A VAIL-himself of the first issue of the Or
j. V leans Independent, to remind his friends and
customers that he may be found at home, ready
to furnish them with all the articles usually called
for at a country store amongst which are a full
assortment of
BEADY MADE CXOTIIIXG,
of latest styles and manufacture.
Domestic Cottons in full variety.
Ladies' Dress Goods and Trimmings.
Ribbons, Laces, F.mbrotdery, &c
Gloves, Hosiery, Ladies' Gaiters and Shoes.
A full assortment of Dry Groceries, Oils, Burn
ing Fluids, &c
GLASS, KAILS, TRIMMINGS
for Doors, Axes, Dry and Pickled Fish, Coarse
and Fine Salt, Teas, Sugars, Molasses, &c.
Almost every kind of produce received in ex
change for Goods, aDd Cash sever refused.
CASH PAID FOK FURS.
Thankful for past favors, a continuance is so
licited.
Irasburgh, Jan. 4th, 1806 ltf . i
LOOK HERE !
AM. DOW takes the earliest opportunity
through the columns of the Standard to le't
the public know that he is in town vet notwith
gtanding the heavy bets of Hum and Ovsters that
have been made by his opponent, that he would
leave before the 1st of January.
The subscriber begs leave to inform some few
that don't know the tact already, that he will (as
he always has done,) do work from
BETTEIt MATERIAL,
and do it in better STYLE and more lnr;,hln
than any other harness-maker in the Slate of
Vermont; wnen you get one ol his harnesses on
a horse it looks as though it was
MADE FOR A HORSE TO WEAR
and that is what you can't snv of the harnesses
made by these "Jlickeys" that pretend to work
at the business in Irasburgh.
Irasburgh, Jan. 8, 1856. 1-ly.
A Warranty Deed.
T7 NOW all men by these presents, that the sub
senber is yet alive and on praviue grounds
and interceding terms with the public generally
and in town having come up through '
GREAT TRIBULATION.
knowing that the race is not to the swift, nor the
u.ic.t; io me strong, Dut to him that persevereth
to the end. Therefore, he may be found at his
old stand, ready at all times to perform the duties
pertaining to his business, as oft as he mav be re
quired; while particular attention is also'paid in
selecting and keeping constantly on hand a ooi
assortment of
TIX WARE & STOVE PIPE,
together with a voriA- nf nt-ha- n.:ni
- v wi.ici aiLicie too nu
merous to mention, such as are usually kept in a
s onup. nua lastly, Dut not least.
found"06 te had t0 my Books' where ar
A VARIETY OF ACCOUNTS,
toeether with a Int nf
c ", '- me uue ana
must be paid soon, or cost will certainly be marie
as I stand m perishing need of cabh to pay mv
Immediate attention is requested. Xone but
uuiwouuawc U1CU TV lit UtJmV
SAMUEL STAXFOED.
Irasburgh, Jan. i, 1856. ltf
"THE GOOD TIME COMING."
BY T. S. ARTntE.
THOSE who wish to hear something of that
lonff efrnentpit Hot- chi.u . A c:. i
r , c.u.u icau wis UOOK.
It is having an immense sale 5000 copies hav
lni? been mvlpmri" in a A .... f
-o - ... va ui Muuiicauon.
M e send a copy by mail, post-paid, on receipt
of the price, $1,00. J.W.BRADLEY
Publisher, 48 North Fourth St.,
' , ' Philadelphia, Pa.
, tA?ents wanted to sell this and other
popular books, m all parts of the United States,
bend for our terms and List to Agents.
W. H. BARKER,
CARRIAGE & SLEIGH MAKER,
GLOVER, VERMONT,
WOULD announce to the people of this conn
w ty that he is constantly mauufactunn" from
the best material
WAGONS AND SLEIGHS,
which for durability and style of finish cannot be
beat m this or any other of the New England
States. He has also recently opened a
HARNESS MANUFACTORY,
and having engaged the services of some of the
Befit V OXl3ELXXXGXX
in the country, he feels confident that all wishing
SUPERIOR ARTICLE,
will find it to their advantage to eive him a rill
before purchasing elsewhere mm a call
short notice?:epairiDg dE6 flcly, and at
January 10, 1856. 2-tf : ' ' '
KEAT EXCITEMENT!!!
Indian War in Oregon!!
TcffERTanrr W?ld -?y. to t,,e instant.
ot rjLOVER and vicinity, that he is now
receiving iron, BOSTON and NEW YORK
an almost entire JtuttiS.
Jew Stock of Winter Goods suited to this Market;
consisting in part of
Sheeting Shirting, TuHng, DHUin.,, Cotton and
Wwl llamut; JMmm,, Cloth, f different
hndtandqmhtiu, Teat, Tobacco, Sxtafsafaatiu
'"Ptjnee, burart, Molasses, and all
kauls of FA MILY JR O CERIES.
A large and splendid lot of rich
GOODS
Such as BAREGE DE LAIXES OTTniiiv
PLAIDS, GALA PlJlULPACCiB
larger tot of FEINTS than can be fi.und in any
store m the country, and at a LESS PR TOT?
A great variety of SHAWLS. FURGOODS.
READY-MADE CLOTHING,
Hard-Ware, Clocks, Watch s and
T o -xat olry.
All th W o:..i . "
cn.iv.icq anu manv more ton m
meron. to mention will be sold for L?h 3 WER
than can be bought in this vicinity.
For the truth of the above all are reonested t
call at the old store formerly occupied ffi : &
ZnTf "frViCe" haTe url
CHEAPER THAN THE CHEAPEST.
Clover, January ,0, 1856."-2-"mKICttOLS-
CRAFTSBURY ACADEMY.
rr?5 S.?"s Term wi" commence Weduesdav
We .hall spare no pains to have our school tl,j
SngecM
aee circulars, m 1U'UOn
Cbnry.l
H A V A Ml tiw, .
,1Hr ; " tun SALE.
Wourgh, Jau. Z, C0SAST-
ltRinirauL ranjHBfii
.... mii ever? o.' i
Hon of Agricu ltn,i I I
pigments, m,.,., "
part, of Plows of various Patterns and si20, '
Double Michigan, t
Eagle, Sizes,
Martin's, 3 Sizrs,
Side mil, 2 Sizes, f
Woullcy's, 3 Sizes,
SubSuiL,
Light One Horse.
Iron Road Scrrtpers, Corn Shellers, H,lv q. ,
Cultivators, Churns, Copper Pumps, VaI)nt
hows, ucrns iirass anil Kver Seed, GrinJ Si
Hanging. Sausage McAt Cutters. Oar.lon 1.
ments, &c
Any articles tumislicd on short notice nJ
low prices. Fanners look our stock .
give onr articles a fair trial. 1 w
irasburgn, Jan. 4, tb&ts I!y i
and a part of Black River, tor the purpose ofj?;'
ving Circular Saws. He is Rlwavs read? to 5l
any amount of Planing, Sawing, Door and S-
.,iuuijs, unu any juu WUJli lu U1S line 01 UUsill
Any quantity of
FIRST RATE STRIP LATH
constantly on hand and for sale cheap for citi
uuauuigil, Jimuury 1, 1000 lino
Irasburgh TheatreT,
T ILL be opened the 1st dav of Fehruar
v next, in which th ...) cc. 1
. , ' " u-.lv' ouet
will play a conspicuous part, and all perse-,
without distinction of new nr .,nin
debted to the subscriber will pay a portion oft,,
expense incurred in consequence of putting t;
concern into operation, unless they call anUsoii
t eiore me sum ist oay oi renmarv.
Wil. H. EAXD.
Irasburgh, Jan. 4th, 1856 lw4
Bearin Itlxxicl
rilHAT you can buy at the sliop just north of
A the Irasbmrh rlouse. Good Single SleiiA.
cheaper than at any other place in the countv.
A1SO,
CAXE WOOD AND OFFICE CIIAIER
Sofivs, Bedsteads, Tables, &c, etc.,
CHEAP ! CHEAPER ! CHEAPEST !
As my orders are to c!o-e out the concern pre
vious to the first of April next, without fail
YM. H. KAXD.
Agest.
Irasburgh, Jan. 4, 1&5S ltf
THE snbscriher has on hand ami for sales
huge quantity of excellent Keady .Made
Clothing, which they will sell as low s"nnyoce
in the county. Also, a first rate assortment of
Dry Goods, Groceries, Plain and Fancy )rcs
Goods, &c, &c; for sale low.
GKOBGK WOKTHIXGTOX, Jr. & CO.
Irasburgh, Jan. 4, 1S56 ltf
TIIHIS article has been tested
A by the best judges, and pro
nounced superior to anythingoi
the kind in the market" It i n;
only gives a clear polish to fe
linen, but obviates many di
cnltics to which laundresses ar
WAvJ subject. It prevents the starcfe
li)rfi-M1 from sttf-feiniT tn thn i.v, ...
'causes the linen tn rot.,;., ;t,
stiffness. Another important advantage is, tk
by using the Polish articles can be starched in ei
ther cold or boiled starch, and iron inrmediate't
without the unfavorable results which usnafe
follow by the ordinary manner. Price! only Si
cents, in large bottles.
Prepared by I). TAYLOR, Jr., 10, Broad
Boston, and sold by Druggists and Grocers gen
erally. J. M. Henry, Waterburv, General Agent ft:
V ermont and Canada East. l-lv
MITCHELL'S
Ioti National Hap
J UST issnei, is on A LARGER SCAT E r?
complete ana accurate than any mapofiV
United States and adjacent countries ever beti
published. It embrace the United States, S-.-ico,
Central America, West India Islands, Sri
American British Provinces, Sandwich Islands
and two Maps of the World. Shows all conr't
boundaries, &c-, and contains manv vaiuafr
Statistical Tables. This being the "only lar?"
Metallic Plate Map extant, exhibiting the Cnitti
States, Mexico and Central America, in their
proper connexion, it nifora trrwfar o.i...., ..
. --7 " &.v.iv.. OUfilUlfliCS i'J
canvassers than any general Map published h.r
manv von t-o
AGENTS WA'TmAJ.i....r p i.
ton, ien lork, or the Publisher,
B. ALULSiLS MITCHELL,
lml l'hiladelphia.
Casli
PAID for Hides aud Shipping Furs, by
L , ' I. H. McCLAEV.
Albany, Jan. 4, 1E56 ltf
ffUE subscribers are agents for S. & A. Doir,
X of Johnson, for the sale of cloths of tfccii
manufacture, wiiich they will sell in exchange for
Cilsh nr w.-trtl
GEOIiGE WORTrilXGTOX, Jr. & CO.
Irasburgh. Jan. 4, lfcuG ltf
TAIL0HIHG.
rrIIE Subscriber takes this method of inforni
A ins his friends and customers generally tla!
he 1ms fitted up rooms in his building, up stairs,
formerly known as the Stanstead Journal Office,
where he intends carrying on the
TAILORING BUSIXESSS;
and feels confident that by close application M
? rn,e,',,ttnti. keepi''S well posted up in matter
or t ASHIOXS, to merit a good share of pitiw-
Outting
for otners to mnke, done -it!i care and despalci
Ihe LAIKST FASHIONS just received
Boston and New York.
p ... . WILL1RD VOCD.
Kock Island, Dec. la, 166 lw6
CASPAR B. KENT,
CARRIAGE & SLEIGH MAKES.
IRASBfEGH, VT. j
Vy OUU) inform all that he is making fre
v the bet material, Waggons and Slfi
tlmt can t be beat, and solicits his share of pi-
r"m tlt, public- Also ai' repairing
in that hue at short notice.
Irasburgh, Jan, 4, 1850 ltf
C W. SCOTT, M. J).,
Hoincr-opailiie Physician f.nd Surgeon,
IKASBUKGH, VF.BM0NT.
Office at his residence house formerly occu
pied by Mr. Hastings. ' W
DR. p. M. mUlY
SERGICAL AND MECIMMCAI.
Dentist,
BARTON, VT.
II. II. CARPENTER, M. D,
JKlHIIKOI'ATHlC
PIIVSICIAN AND ftl'RGEO.f.
UEUBV CEJiTttE, VT.
Office at his residence on East Street. ltf
ALBANY IIOTEL
BY DAVID ItLAlMDlXI
AEBANY, VT.
Formerly kpt by IL U. Holt, is now open M
the accommodation of the public 1-ly
IL IL FROST,
Attorney and Counsellor at Law end Soli
L CHANCERY.
COVEBTltlT, VT.
'rilE llALLELIJJAII and other
M- sicai liouk may La oi,ijn..r,l r.t
Us-
. , H. Ht'BBABD-
Craftsbury, Jttn, 10, 2-tf
W?iTF, I'IEWIATELV.
.i 1 "f flicc, bheep, lor wtiittt
will be paid.
January JO, Jgj,
Boor and Sash-Making
1 U- TAPPAN PEAUSOXS has hir,i Z
1TA Shop and Planing Machine in tl,u , i.
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