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NTJM33EH 48.
Orleans Independent Standard
A. A. EARLE, Editor.
Barton, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 1869.
Termsof the Standard $2,00 in advance and
no paper discontinued until all arrearages are
paid except at the option of the publisher.
Rates of Advertising:
Onecolumn, one year, $85,00
Halfcolumn, 50,00
One fourth column, 30,00
One square 12 lines, or less one year, 8,00
One square three weeks, 1,50
Legal notice) at 15 centsper line,
Cheap Beading ! Good Reading !
"We have never heretofore offered any in
ducements to new subscribers to the Stan
dard in the way of clubbing with other pa
pers, but as it is getting to be quite fash
ionable with those editors who eannot suc
cessfully compete with their neighbors
without the aid of such prop, we have in
this regard concluded to follow in the wake
of others, and therefore make the follow
ing propositions, which are not excelled by
any publisher in Vermont, and in one or
two respects are far ahead of any.
Is Trouble Agajx. Cipt. Beattte f
Brunswick, is in trouble again this time
as heretofore on divew tst'her occasions,
caused by too freqUent and heavy potations
of bad w hiskey. Saturday night of week
before last, while in a state of beastly in
toxication, he broke into the house of Vm.
Boutwell about two miles from Lancaster,
N. II., and after scaring the family nearly
out of their wits, threatened to shoot a ne
gro in the emply of Mr. Boutwell. The
negro ran for assistance (Boutwell being
away from home) and when he returned
the captain was so drunk he could not roll
over, when they sent him home. The cap
tain is an uglycHstomer when drank which
is too frequent for his good name and fame,
but a good fellow we are told when sober.
About two years ago he stabbed a man in
Strafford, X. II., while in a drunken fra
cas. He was once dishonorably discharged
from the army for shooting at Lieut. Mill
er, but by some sort of hocus pocus was re
instated. We predict that when he finally
" shuffles off this mortal coil," a coil of
rope will have something to do with it, and
that the coil will be placed too affection
ately near one of his long ears. All by
means of the bottle. He represented his
town in the legislature this fall. He has
been arrested for housebreaking.
For $2,2" we will send the Standard and
the American Stock Journal to January 1,
1H71. The Stock Journal is a '.V2 page
monthly, printed at 1'arksburg, l'enn., at
one dollar a year. It is devoted entirely
to the interests of stock raisers and is the
host thing of its kind published. The ob
ject of the publisher in offering it to us so
cheap is to introduce it, even at a loss, in
hope of keeping the subscriber thus ob
tained a second year. It should be in the
hands of every one who owns one animal
or one fowl. ld subscribers as well as new
can have the benefit of this oiler.
For $20 we will send the Standard and
the Rural American to January 1, 1S71.
The Rural American is a large .",2 p;me ag
ricultural monthly, printed in New York
City, at l,"0 a year ; it is purely an agri
cultural journal, and we regard it as unex
celled by any similar monthly in the coun
try. Si
well as
nd us 2, ". Old subscribers as
new can have the benefit of this
For ?:,o0 we will send the Standard and
the New England Homestead to Januarv
1,1371. The Homestead is a large eight
page paper, printed at Springfield, Mass.,
price $2,50 a year ; it is a splendid paper
in every particular, is printed weekly. We
make this oiler to those who do not now
take it. Send is ?:,"! and secure the
Homestead and Standard to January 1,
The Ku-Klcx Again. It has been
several months since we have heard any
thing of the doings of this band of marau
ders. Hut that they still live we are ad
monished from recent bloody transactions
which transpired near Tiptonville, Tenn.,
on Sunday of last week. A party of these
villains went to the house of Wm. Jones,
i planter, to disarm the negroes in his em
ploy, but Jones having knowledge of their
intended visit prepared them a warm re
ception, killing twoot their number, when
they thought better of the matter and re
treated. The sheriff next dav went to ar
rest Jones and his negroes, a deputy how
ever spirited him away to Memphis, while
tliesheriff started with the negroes for Troy.
On the road a posse took the negroes into
the woods and shot them. What a coun
try to live in.
A Si'eck of Wa it. A few days ago our
government ordered the seizure of t h e
Spanish gunboats which have for several
months been building in New York and
Connecticut, the theory of the government
being that they are intended for use against
l eru, Willi winch country pain is now at
war. It would be a breach of our neutral
ity laws to allow these boats to leave our
waters if such is the object of the Spanish
government. Reports are that a Spanish
fleet is now oil' New York harbor prepared
with powder and ball to knock that wicked
city into a cocked hat and tear the nation
to .-hoe strings! If this report is true
tilings are getting warlike, iiuess there is
no very great danger ju-t yet. Spain fight
ing the United States would be like a gad
fly lighting an eagle an annoyance and
nothing more.
For ?2,2" we will send the Standard and
Western Home to January 1, 1 S 7 1 . The
Western Home is a literary monthly of Hi
pages, anil has four columns to the page,
is printed at Chicago, 111., at si,o(i u year,
but we will let you have it for 2" cts. pro
vided you pay one year in advance for the
For $4,00 we will send the Standard and
New York Weekly a great story paper
to January 1, 171. The price of the
Weekly is a year, but by clubbing it
with the Standard we can furnish it for
two dollars. This offer is made only to
those who do not now take our paper, and
is limited to fifteen new ones.
The above offers are open to January
next. The terms are cash in advance in
all cases. We have offered no poor publi
cations. We have offered them all cheap.
AVe make no money on any of them, but
do lose on two. If anv one thinks himself
unable to pay so much for the highest
priced ones wo oiler, get your neighbor to
go halves with you on them, but do not
stop the Standard. We are trying to print
a good paper, and have the vanity to be
lieve that we offer the best reading and the
most of it for the money of any paper in
the state, with the exception of the Mont
pelier Journal and the Burlington Free
Press, We have as .ill can see, and as all
acknowledge, made great improvements in
the paper the last year, for which we have
made no extra charge, although these im
provements have cost us heavily and have
added no less than $12 to our weekly bills.
Yet in the face and eyes of these facts we
promise our readers that if they will only
help us to more advance paying suscribers,
and will also pay for their own in advance,
we will before another year rolls around
make greater improvements than any yet
made. We have faith to believe that Or
leans County can and will support a big
ger and better paper than she now has, and
at the same price. At any rate we are the
man to risk it if people will pay us in ad
vance and not put us to the cruel expense
of paying an agent three dollars a day to
collect what is our due and not get a fourth
of it then. Come friends, send us money
as fast as your subscriptions expire, speak
a good word for us and thus help your
selves. If you can get a better paper than
ours for the same money we ask we shall
not blame you for changing, but do not
change merely for the sake of changing.
If we are doing well stand by us ; that en
courages us to do still better; but do not
top your paper, that is depressing and free
les every earnest attempt at well doing.
tetter from Washington.
Washington, D.C., Nov. 27, 18G9.
It is estimated that there are now about
fifty thousand filed applications for clerk
ships in the several government depart
ments, a very few of which have ever been
acted upon, and it is needless to say nor
ever will only through an almost superhu
man effort of congressmen. Times are so
very hard throughout the country that
government positions are more eagerly
sought after than ever before, and the poor
congressman is the only medium through
which these offices can possibly be obtained.
Already some thirty or forty M. C.'s have
arrived, closely followed by their constitu
ents after clerkships. The heads of the
departments, although overtaxed with the
duties of their offices which is now increas
ed by the labors on their annual reports,
are bored almost to death with renewed
application for clerkships through their
representatives. The representative must
be respected, his wants attended to, and
his demand, if possible, acceded to. With
the heads of the departments, the most un
welcome visitors are congressmen, and with
congressmen, their constituents.
The President's message, forthcoming,
is a theme of general speculation among
the news gatherers of this city. So many
are the Important questions of such vital
interest to the country that it was long ago
supposed that ere this, we might be able,
at least, to give a few hints of its import.
But such is not the case. He has not writ
ten it, reports to the contrary notwithstand
ing, and will not till he has thoroughly
viewed and considered the report of each
member of his cabinet.
The President is indeed a representative
man. His line of policy is the interest of
the people. In the course of conversation
with a gentleman friend of his the other
dav, he said that there was but one course
for him to pursue, which was very simple, !
and the result of which he had no fears.
He is as easy, unconcerned, and as much
at home in the executive chair as he was
at the head of an army. He has the same
confidence in his cabinet as he had in his
generals, and old Napoleon-like, while he
seldom forgets a friend in the dispensation
of official patronage, with his keen percep
tion of character and good solid sense, lie
makes good selections. Notwithstanding
he is constantly viewed by all classes of
people on all kinds of subjects, he is a hap
py man, enjoys the society of his friends
and family, has a good appetite, the re.-utt
of which is good health, and more than all
the smoking of good cigars. Unlike most
presidents since the days of Jackson in this
one respect, he can be often seen, like the
humblest citizen, walking the public streets
of Washington. But a short time since,
your correspondent's attention was called
to him just coming out of a little cigar
store kept in a little one story old trained
building where he had been purchasing a
cigar. Such a man is the president of the
United States. It matters little to him,
seemingly, whether performing the high
est executive duties or hauling wood into
the city of St. Louis, he is the same unso
phisticated gentleman, an honest man.
The large property owners of the city
a large part of all the valuable agricultural
lands is claimed by actual settlers under
the homestead and preemption laws.'
The land office also has received from the
Traverse City land office, lists of selections,
embracing 32,929 acres, as lands claimed
by the state of Michigan, under the act of
Congress of June 7th, 1864, in aid of the
construction of the Grand Rapids and In
diana Railroad. Also front Clarksvllle,
Little Rockj Arkansas, showing a disposal
during the past month, of 161 farms, em
bracing an aggregate of 14,573; San Fran
cisco, Cal., 9.753 acres; West Point, Ne
braska, 6,308; Vancouver, Washington
Territory, 5,697; Oregon City, Oregon,
4,055. Life.
State News.
A Reporter Shot. Albert 1). Rich
ardson, a well known and popular corres
pondent of several leading newspapers in
the country among them the Tribune and
tli e Boston Journal was shot iu the Tri
bune otlice, last Thursday, by a lawver ' will soon make up the subscription to onc-
naiued laniei McFarland. Jealotisv was ! hall million of dollars to secure the World';
tiie cause. For two or three years there
ias been an intimacy existinir between
them, which McFarland claims to have
been criminal, and which Richardson has
of course denied. At any rate a divorce is
asked for by one of the parties, and Rich
ardson has publicly announced his inten
tion of marrying the woman as soon as the
divorce is secured. McFarland has once
before attempted to assassinate his enemy.
Richardson is not dead but supposed to be
mortally wounded.
tioi.i) Lower. Gold goes gradually
lower; it sold last Thursday at 124, go
ing heavy, the lowest it has been since Au
gust 25th, 1863, when it sold at 122J.
This has a healthy look. Let it go down,
and the gold gamblers with it, and give us
a speedy return to specie payments and
cheap commodities.
Specie Payments. The question of an
early resumption of specie payments In
die government is beginning to agitate the
public mind. Significant of this, and as
indicating the views of three prominent
men, we make quotations from their letters
to Hon. E.G. Spaulding, acknowledging
the receipt of a copy of his Financial His
tory of the War. The writers are Attor
ney General Hoar, Hon. Horace Mayuard
of Tennessee and Hon. Charles Sumner.
Mr. Hoar says:
" I am of those who believed that it was
the interest as well as the duty of the na
tion to return at once to the true and solid
standard of value as soon as active hostili
ties ceased; that we should have treated
the currency as we did our armies regard
ing the volunteers and greenbacks alike as
necessities of war, to be dispensed with as
fast as possible on the return of peace. I
think we made a great mistake in not do
ing so; that the shortest method was the
safest and best; that the only way to reach
the object is by a steady and persistent con
traction of the currency."
Mr. Hoar hopes that congress will ad
dress itself at once to the work, when it
meets, of solving the problem.
Mr. Maynard, in the course of his letter
says: " Let the currency now be made con
vertible into coin at the pleasure of the
bolder, and nothing would beleftto be dis
cussed. Why this has not been done, why
it is not done, why it should not be done,
I confess, after all I have read and heard,
I am not able to see. One of these davs
some bold man will take the step, and then
everybody will wonder whyit had not been
aken vears belore.
Mr. Sumner places himself on record in
this concise and emphatic language:
1 am not content with the long post
ponement of specie payments. I believe
that the time has come for this blessing,
uiu I begin to be impatient when I see
how easily people find excuses for not ac
cepting it.
"The School Festival." This beau
tiful little original magazine is now ready.
Jt is devoted entirely to school exhibitions,
recitations, dialogues, tableaux, charades,
tic., and is destined to have a great popu
larity. It is the only magazine of the kind
we know of, has been greatly needed, and
meet the want. It is full of good tilings
for the largo as well as for the smaller chil
drenall original, and all first class. Send
for the magazine, and enjoy the whole of
It. It is published quarterly, by Alfred L.
pewell & Co., the publisher of that popu
lar juvenile magazine, The Little Corpor
al, Liucago, IU., and costs fifty centa a year,
jingle copies 15 cento.
BACKSLID. Our paper has backslid this
week, as our readers will sue j returned to
'the vain and beggarly elements of the
world." Our religious department is
thrown out to make room for the N ew York
Ledger advertisement, but will be replaced
next week.
The Gale in Vermont. The Rutland
Herald reports extensive damage in that
ection bv the gale of last caturclav. In
Rutland the barn of Mrs Downs was com
pletely demolished and her house badly
nattered ; two barns ot Jioscs tester were
destroyed, and two belonging to Leman
Carpenter were unroofed and otherwise in
jured ; a new L to the house of W. L. Par
sons was raised to the ground ; the house
of Mrs. Elizabeth Huntoon was badly
damaged ; the roof of the Baptist church
was injured, and other buildings sustained
more or less damage. In Mendon the
barns of Doran II. Orme were demolished.
and great damage was inflicted upon farm
buildings generally. At Middlebury sev
eral houses and barns were unroofed. At
North Bennington the amount of property
destroyed is said to be very great. Ben
nington and other points on the line ot the
Ix-banon Springs Railroad were also visit
ed by the storm and suffered heavily. In
Shrewsbury the Waterman highway bridge
was blown down, entailing a loss on the
town of $ 1500. At Castleton the damage
was very heavy. The large flour store
house ot Langdon & Ainsworth is a total
wreck, and the firm loses heavily. At
Pawlet considerable damage was done.
Mr. Allen Whelan had 34 cows killed.
They were under a barn elevated on a stone
foundation, and, the structure being blown
from the foundation, one side settled down
upon the stock. Clarendon, Tinmouth,
lia and JUiddlcton also sunered.
"We understand that Dr. DeGraff has re
moved from Albany, N. Y., and establish
ed himself at Milford, N. II., in connection
with Chas. B. Tructe, Esq., under the firm
of DeGraff & Co. The great demand for
the "Crystal Hair Renewer" and " Pecto
ral Syrup" that rendered it necessary for
the Doctor to devote his whole time and at
tention to their preparation. The Crystal
Hair Renewer is believed to be the only
renewer before the public free from lead,
sulphur or silver. Messrs. Joslyn & Sons
are wholesale agents for Vermont. The
Cry&tal is for sale iu every town in the
Fair lu re in 1871. ;ic-fourtii million can
be relied upon t'roin those who are only
moderately well-to-do, but who are willing
to subscribe liberally, considering it a mat
ter of investment bound to return to them
ten fold. Twenty-eight have already sub
scribed in stuns from live to twenty thous
and each, aggregating upwards of S2U,0()0.
Senator Cole denies that there is any
truth in the rumor afloat through the news
papers, that he, the senator, will make a
vigilant effort at the meeting of Congress
to displace the present secretary of the Sen
ate, Mr. Gorham of California, and if suc
cessful, try and supply the vacancy with
the person of his brother. General Cole, of
the Cole-Hitchcock notoriety. It is possi
ble there may not have been at first any
reason for this rumor, but not, I think,
probable; at least the General, who has
been here nearly all the time for the last
six months, was spoken to on the subject,
and did not deny but what such a thing
might have been at least dreamed of in their
family. The General may have been a
good soldier, and the killing of Hitchcock
in cold blood, since a jury of twelve men
was finally procured to set him free, may
be passed without much comment, upon
the principle of letting the past dead bury
its dead, yet notwithstanding, it has be
come questionable whether the government
shall so forget the past and the deed be
committed, to allow him, whose plea of in
sanity only saved him from the gibbet, to
occupy and enjoy one of the best and most
responsible offices in the gift of the admin
The women sufferers here are still afflict
ed at their Female Suffrage meetings with
the presence of naughty and disorderly old
bows, free thinkers and free lovers. At
their regular meeting, week before last
they determined to exact thereafter a ten
cent admittance fee, with the hopes that it
might keep away the rougher portion of
the disorderly, but to no avail but a replcn
ishment of an exhausted treasury. At an
early hour at their entrance door waii seen
an old maid, a strong minded one, taking
in the ten cent scriptsat a fast rate. Push
ing and jamming was the order at the door,
each with his ten cents, anxious to get in
first and secure a seat. The old maid (I
wouldn't say old maid if I could well help
it) did nobly both in her office and assist
ant door keeper. An ex-preacher acted as
usher and guardian of the peace, like a
faithful husband, until his better-half who
had been nursing the blessed baby in an
adjoining room could relieve him. The
hall was soon filled to overflowing with this
heterogeneous crowd, who soon made it
known that they considered the affair a big
show and that they had only come to enjoy
it. 1 he whole athur beggars description
Ex-preachers of the gospel of the Presby
terian, Baptist and Methodist denomina
tions, played an important part, represent
ing different characters in the play at dif
ferent times, vice president, general, mod
erator, usher, &c. Fve of the select strong
minded of the more delicate sex, embraced
the total number of Women Sufferers, who
likewise exchanged places with each other
in their official capacity occasionally. The
devotees of Tom Payne's doctrines were
well represented and who seemed to agree
very well with the orthodox divines on the
Woman Suffrage question, forgetting the
essential differences in their religious faith
Commissioner Wilson of the general
land office is in receipt of advices from the
surveyor general at Helena, Montana,
showing the completion of the survey of
three additional townships in Madison
county, embracing an area of 69,100 acres.
The surface is somewhat diversified, con
sisting of rich valleys, high plateaus and
mountains. The soil of the valley is gen
erally rich, and capable of producing large
crops of cereals and vegetables. The plant
ing lands are among the be3t in the terri
tory, well adapted for agricultural and
grazing purposes. The remaining portion
is broken and mountainous, intersected
by numerous deep ravines, the track bein
between the Madison and Jefferson rivers
northeast of Virginia City. The moun
tains are chiefly valuable for the fine for
ests of white and pitch pine., red and white
spruce and balsam and fir. A large area
of the track is retained as mineral lands.
containing gome fine gulch mines and val
uable lodes of gold and silver bearin:
quartz. Many valuable mines are now be
ing worked while others are being opeped,
Letter from Europe.
Paris, Nov: 20th; 1869.
I ran over here from the other side of the
channel to meet Bome American friends
who were to leave on the 19th, and as we
say at home (how pleasant that word sounds
to an exile!) got here just in time to be too
late. They had gone, and my pocket book
of letters "to be delivered in person" must
all go by mail. It was my own fault. I
was advised not to skip a packet at Dover,
but thinking, as my tall friend Josh Bill
ings does, that "advice is good only as cor
roborative testimony," I scorned the coun
sel of the good natured, but toothless and
cross eyed old gentleman who offered it,
vnila !
I have consoled myself, however, by
studying this great city, which has been
wondrously changed for the better since I
was here last. Yesterday I spent pleas
antly with a number of jolly journalists, of
whom many are Bohemians of the first wa
ter. They are full of anecdote about no
ted people, and until I have been here long
enough to become au tit in more impor
tant matters, I must fill my letter with odds
and ends gleaned from their lively conver
Eugene Fourcade, who has just passed
away, at the age of 49, was a great favor
ite. He was one of the oldest journalists
in Europe. You know it is hard for a
newspaper man to live long in this coun
try. If his life is not snuffed out by a pis
tol shot, or thrust out at the sword's point,
or drowned out by a deluge of red wine or
white, or smoked out, or worn out in the
arduous routine of duty, it stands a good
chance of being worried out by the gov
ernment, if its owner is a republican, or
fretted out if he is a monarchist. There
fore, although Fourcade was only 49 when
he died, he was one of the veteran writers.
At the age of 17 he established the Sema
pli'ire at Marseilles where he was born, and
made it one of the strongest provincial pa
pers in Europe. While editing his paper
he performed the manifold duties of a bank
clerk, and also superintended the educa
tion of a younger brother. So great was
the reputation which the Semaphore en
joyed that in 1S3! he wa.s urged by the pro
prietors of the Ji-'vue des Deux Hhmdes, at
Paris, to take a leading position on the
staff of that journal. He accepted their
offer, and until a year ago contributed reg
ularly twice a month to its columns the re
markable political resume which made the
limir a power. He was a hard worker,
and thirteen months ago he broke down.
His brain power failed. His mind wis
d with the oddest thoughts. He saw
t range forms and witnessed strange scenes
it all hours of the day and night. Some
times lie believed himself to be a clock.
iml frequently insisted on being wound up,
in operation ea-ily and satisfactorily per
formed bv shaking bis hand ortrcntlv pull-
s nose. At no time did he forget his I j near St. Johnsburv, on Frhlav la-t.
friends, and in his lucid intervals he would i The calamity iccurred while the cars were
I'urht them with exhibitions of his won- I passing under a brn.ge, his head hitting
North Danville. Mr. Redwood has
sold his farm to Mr. Daniel Batchelder.
Mr. Arad Wells has sold his place to
Ward B. Norrls.
Mr. Calvin Cushman has sold his farm
to Mr. Harris.
Mr. Thomas Parker sold his faini to
Fred Benoitj and Bcnoit lifts sold the faiin
to Charles Varney and bought Variiey'iS
grist mill Timet.
The house of Hrac.e Cutler of Richmond
was burned duri.'ig the high wind of Wed
nesday last week.
Mr. L. A. Tillotson of Woicott, says he
raised 120 bushels of nice wheat, the past
season, from 4 bushels sowing. Newsdealer.
A Big Puff. Mr Judsou Hurd of Ad
dison recently found a huge puff ball on
his farm which measured four feet in cir
cumference; A barn full of grain, in the north part
of Salisbu-y belonging to II. A.Sheldon of
Middleburj was unroofed by the wind on
The wind took die large oak rafters from
the barn of Jlr. J. Kelsey of Salisbury and
drove them into tie ground fifty rods away
like stakes into a snow drift.
The Northern Vermont Musical Associ
ation will hold it next annual convention
in St. Albans on tie 4th, 5th, Cth, and 7th
of January next. ,
The new Masonfc Hall at Brattleboro,
now nearly completed, will be dedicated
on St. Johi's day, Iec. 24, with appropri
ate ceremonies.
A Metholist Epscopal educational con
vention retsntly in session at Montpelier,
proposed to raise $50,000 for a seminary
fund by a Weekly ten cent subscription.
A Frcewll Baptist church was organized
in St. Jobisbury, on the 10th inst., by a
council caled by the Whceloek Quarterly
Richari Flynn, landlord of the Valley
house at t'airr'ax, was wrestling at Milton,
the 10th )f November, and had a leg broken.
Newsiapiii Discontinued. The St.
Albans d-tily Transcript has been discon
tinued ar.d ts list of subscribers transfer
red to the Eurlington Free Press.
Fike. Ye learn that the dwelling house
of J. & II. .!. Avers of Berlin was destroy
ed by fire hst Tuesdav night with its eon-
tents. Insarcd in Fanners' Mutual for
$800. Morij-etirr Journal.
L. Caswel of Ripton was brought down
and lodged in our county jail by ofiieer
Ripley on Sunday, and yesterday morning
he was broigtt before Justice Slade on
the charge f drunkenness. He was lined
$5 and costs, aiaoun.ing to S14.4. Ji
dWiury R'lider.
Repouied Rokrf.ry. The Free Press
learns tint a Williston farmer, returning
Saturdayevening from Burlington, where
he had sild ?2W worth of butter, was drug
ged and robbed by a stranger whom he
took into his wagon, un who asked him
to take t drink from his bottle.
Baiiiik. Mr. Amory Allen, of this town,
has raisid this season, on 2 acres and 27
rods of land, with 6 bushels sowing, of
common oats 231 bushels, weighing 34
lbs. and 6 oiirces to the bushel. Who can
make a better showing than this? iv-vian.
NoRTHFlEll1. Rumor says that a com
pany for nianifacturing chair-, has been j
organized at Northfiehl, and the old ma- i
chine shops 1 ased for the purpose. We'
trust the repol is true, and that the hum!
ot industry w.il again be heard m those
vast building where silence and decay I
have so long leigned. '-... j
In Bloor.itiejd, on the 6th inst., as a son
of Wm. Stiles aged 10 years, went into the
saw mill of M-rs. Perkins A Catto to call
some of tl.e wirkmen to dinner, he caught
one of his feet in a belt and was thrown
down thraigh i hole in the floor, and broke
his skull, one arm and one of his legs, and
otherwise mangled him mi that he died on
the 11th.
Fatal Accikent. Horace Pierce of
Woicott. was killed on the Pas-umpsic R.
v A peddler named J. S. Clark, was ar
rested at Mclndoes Falls on the 10th inst.,
on the complaint of a maiden lady with
w hom he had traded, that he had cheated
her in making change. The lady being of
undoubted veracity, of course every one
sided with her against the peddler, and he
was kept in durance vile from noon till
"dewey eve," with occasional threats of
being taken to jail unless he settled the af
fair of Procured bail. The affair began to
look a little Squally for the peddler, who
still persisted it his . innocence, . when the
lady ascertained thstt ShQ had previously
made a mistake in making' change with
another party, receiving a one dolla bill
instead of five which she supposed she had
given the peddler. Although a mistake,
it was a little hard on the peddler as he
thinks. fit. Johnnbury Times.
Large Business. AVe are informed by
Daniel Carpenter, surveyor of lumber for
the Fairbanks', that this firm have used
within the past twenty five days, for their
works and for building purposes, a little
over SOOjOOO feet of lumber. In addition
to this 50,000 feet of timber and 50,000 feet
of lath have been drawn to the site of Mr,
Thaddeus Fairbanks' new building, mak
ing more than 400,000 feet in all. This
lumber is mostlv procured in Essex county,
which is now the gTeat plumber region of
tne state,' when the new railroad is in op
eration it will add greatly to the facilities
for procuring this lumber. It is a fact
worthy of the greatest consideration that
Vermont will, at no distant day, be nearly
destitute of lumber, suitable for building
purposes, unless something is done to re
plenish the forests. St. Johwsbury Times.
Horses Killed. The Montreal and
New Y'ork night express train over the
Vermont Central railroad caused a very
singular slaughter on the Vermont and
Massachusetts road, about two miles below
Brattleboro, last week, killing seven horses
belonging to David Goodell, being about
half of his herd. They are supposed to
have got out of the pasture into a by road,
and thence on the track, where, on the ap
proach of the train, they had doubtless
huddled together, as animals will in the
dark, and so were struck by the engine
When found they lav in every shape, with
legs broken, heads crushed, or even cut
off, and one fine mare, thrown some 20
feet off against a bank, lay as if asleep,
without perceptible wounds, the life hav
ing evident! v been driven from her bodv
bv the concussion. Thev were valuable
stock and Mr. Goodell's loss is fully $2700.
Another Break on the Rutland
Railroad. Our gale of Saturday turned
into a rain storm in Windsor and Wind
ham counties, Williams river was so swol
len as to carrv out a trestle work about
half a mile below Bartonsvile, which had
been erected to temporarily take the place
of a bridge which was carried away by the
recent freshet. Two wash outs of the road
bed were also made, necessitating a carry
ing around of mans, passengers and bag
gage of some three miles. A large force
of workmen were set at work yesterday to
repair the damage, and before night all
tne brents were mended except the bndg
ing of the river, which it is expected will
be accomplished to-day, so that the sleep
ing tram out o! here to-morrow morning
will be enabled to pass over the entire
length of the road without difficultv. Rut
laid Jlirutd.
M issisijroi Railroad. TheMontgom
erv correspondent of the Kiehford Sentine
in an interesting report of the town meet
mir, recentlv held in that town, closes hi
report as follows :
The result of this meeting shows that
Montgomerv people ire not afraid of
Albans, either in a capacity to help them
selves or do us hurt ; that we are not so
selfish as to be jealous of the growth of
F.nosburgh Falls, East Berkshireand Rich
ford ; that we will lie satisfied in enjoying
the one loaf that we get, even if our more
lucky neighbors get two; that although
our town nowhere touches the line of the
railroad, yet we are willing to help our
selves to the lesser benefits we may receive,
and not try t-i block the wheels of those
who will get more, so that others cannot
say to us. as did the ox to the dog in the
manger: '"You will neither eat hay your
self, nor allow us who can."
Miscellaneous Items.
Edward M. Fitch, a section man on the
Bismark grumbles at his taxes.
Mosby is in the tobacco business.
Father Hyacinthe is studying English.
Garibaldi's novel is announced in Lon
The Czar of Russia hates to ride horse
Cfeorgie Sarfd spends half her income in
King William? of Prussia is frightened-
by thund6r.-
Lotta has invested $7,000 irr real estate
in San FrancisCO;
General Lee has a severe cold, and all
Virginia sneezes.
A Minnesota lady last week killed sev
enteen ducks at one shot.
Connecticut has two hundred and eighty
four cotton and woolen mills.
There is a firm in Augusta whose daily
mail averages 1200 letters.
The suicides in the British army in the
year 1868 were one in 10,000.
One of the largest Sundav schools in Cal
ifornia is composed of Chinese cnildren.
The Germans in Chicago are about to
build a theatre to cost $80,000.
Christmas this vear falls on Saturdnv,
making with Sunday a double holiday.
Cincinnati had an "ambidextrouslbanjo-
istical contest."
The salary of a New Y'ork police Justice
is 6000 per annum with "perquisites."
The city of Buenos Ayres has a popula
tion of 180,000 and the province 1,180,000
A deaf man in Indiana is said to have
recovered bis hearing by falling twenty
leet lrom a iiaymow.
A German physician has discovered a
new anesthetic, which is administered by
A young lady at Lake View, 111., com
mitted suicide the other day by taking lau
danum to escape the toothache.
Large shipments of Texas cattle are be
ing made from the mouth of the Red river
into the west.
Wheat has been sold as low as thirty-
cents in Iowa this fall ; the average price
in the htate has been hftv cents.
A Texas girl, Miss Mollie Stacy, of Na
vasota, carried off a Sunday school premi
um the other day by memorizing 560 ver
ses of scripture.
Hops are scarce in Wisconsin, and pri
ces are advancing so rapidly that there is
quite an excitement among holders of the
Anna Gareschna, at Kieff. has received
one thousand roubles from the Emperor of
Russia for saving seven children from a
burning house.
The American Minister in Paris is paid
S17,5)0 ; the English Minister $25,000
vcarlv. The dirierence is disproportion
ate. An ovarian tumor, weighing fifty six
pounds, was successfully taken from a wo
man in Lurnham, Maine, a short time i
sume his connection with journalism by as
suming editorial charge of the Albany
(N. X.) Journal.
Queen Victoria's eldest daughter, the
crown princess of Prussia, is said to be
showing signs of insanity, caused by do
mestic trouble.
Red River advices to November 6, state
that Gov. Mcl lougall will go into winter
quarters at Pembina until the difiiculty is
The Pope has written to the Grand Duch
ess of Olga, asking her to intercede with
the Czar in behalf of the Catholics in Rus
sia. The Dalmatian insurrection is not yet
quehed. 1 he Austrian troops have recent
parsed' trpon n ttirtti named Wittman, who
wan convicted of the murder of hi four
Wives one after the other nd his two
children, solely from avaricious- motives.
The enormity of the crime leads to the sup
position that this- at of clemency is a sign
that no more capital sentences will be car
ried out in Prussia, and that the punish
ment of death will shortly be abolished by
The Memphis Appeal, in greeting the
return ot Jen. uavis, says iuau mucu y
fell, liberty, for the South, at least, fell
with him ;" and it concludes with the fol
lowing "strain :"
"Wfctm prejudice and virulence have
passed awa?, and the nation takes its sec
ond soler thoittcht, Davis and his compeers
will' be owned and honored as among the
heroes of the North Ameritrr continent;
less- fortunate than its Washin-gtonsf bnt
not less truly a friend of liberty and the
country than they.
We take the f avowing items from the
Stanstead Journal :
Im XpwcII of Bolton wa found dead
one dav last week in the road. 8v"puosed
to have died in a fit.
An unoccupied house and barn belong-
ing to A. E. Knowlton, ot Miction!, was
burned by an incendiary one night last
Mr. Patrick Wheeler, a respectable farm
er of North Shefford, committed suicide on
the 7th inst. No reason is known for the
rash act.
A new post office has been established
at the terminus of the Passumpsic 1 tailroad,
on the Canada side, called Line lkrough.
J. W. House, P. M.
A sad accident oecured at the Paton rnan
u facturi ng compa ny 's factory in Sherbrooke
on Wednesday last, by the explosion of
the gasoline of which the gas w made,
new works having just been put in by the
company. At the time mentioned, Robtrt
Brown, Joseph Growth er, John A. Collins
and Charles Bryant, were in the gas house
to do some work or make repairs. The gas
fitter, Collins, tried some experiments with
the generator and lighted the gas, when a
tremendous explosion took place and the
room was filled with flame and smoke.
Bryant who was nearest the door, made
his escape. The other men were suffocated j
or burned to death. An inquest held on j
Thursday, brought out these facts. The j
inquest was adjourned for the purpose of
getting testimony from New York in re- j
gard to the safety of this kind of gas. j
Wholesale and EetaiL
' Warranted Genuine.
In great variety.
Slioulder Braces,
Tockct Knives,
Grand List. The Grand List of the
State for lSO'J is $1,082,215 34, which is !
divided among the counties as follows : Envelopes,
Addison Countv, $SJ.277 3- ;
Bennington (J2,M':j H3 i
Caledonia 78,67:3 16 !
Chittenden S:i,834 !o j
Essex 16.722 5l
Franklin 71,931 37!
Grand Isle 11.320 42 1
Lamoille 34,ull 60
I (range So,5S0 56 j
Orleans 61.441 64!
! Rutland 154,251 87
j Washington S7,2S( 34 !
j Windham lol,..s'.f, i
j Wind-or 147.121 oy
Gores and unorganized towns, 1,074 tXi ;
Rubber Syringes,
Glass Syringes,
;1 Cap,
Fools Ca
$12,216 31S
The following i the Grand List of each j
town in the Suite assessed on or over 10,-
000 : j
Bennington, $17,476 80 1
St. Johnsburv, 1S.228 61 j
Burlington, " 23,4'0 55
St. Albans, 14,43 08 I
Newburv, 10.072 1 1
Rrndoip'h, Il,02o67
Brandon, 14,6o0 71
Butland. 40.400 20
Montpelier, 11 ,St7 H7 j
Brattleboro, 18,504 22 1
Buckingham, 12,805 78
; Springrield. 15,532 14
Woodstock, K',,11!! 10
and N"te Paper,
Steel I'tus,
Writing Books,
Pure Wines and Liquors, for Medicinal r.a.
Call and see me, and price the Goods. Crwit
can be hoajdit at a
B A II C A I N .
at Green's Medical and News Depot.
furnished ct Publisher's Prices.
The smallest Grand List returned is from
the town of Somerset, $268.22.
derful power as a condenser and reprodu
cer of the most brilliant arguments of the
manv talented writers and sneakers among
he moderate liberals. He was a strong
friend of the United States; and when he
died the whole world suffered a loss. He
is mourned by rich ami poor alike, for he
was generous and brave, and his colleagues
f the newspaper press will never forget
his influence in elevating the tone of jour
nalism in France.
On the 6th inst., Itochefort, the Lontrrnc
man, and the real iiero ol the trench me
tropolis, 011 mounting the platform at a
large public meeting (electoral) of the l-"ir.t
Circumscription, in La Chanelle. was most
uproariously greeted by tne populace, who
vehemently demanded to hear him speak.
He was very pale with emotion, and for
some moments was nardiv ahle to speak.
but warming ':p as he proceeded he gave
vent to brave thoughts that roused his
hearers to the very height of the Frenchi-
est of French excitement. They got upon
their feet and yelled. They threw their
caps into the air and shouted. They laugh
ed and they cried ; and altogether acted as
if they had lost all control over themselves.
I translate for you a part of his speech :
" Citizens, vou mav have but little res
pect for my energy because of the signs of
emotion which 1 cannot conceal. When
an exile, returning to his home, meets with
a welcome like this, his pallor and his tears
ire excusable. I see that you trust me al
though vou know me not. Kvervwhere I
have watched the grand revolution which
you and I shall accomplish together. I
lave taken the oath because 1 shrink from
nothing to serve the cause of the people.
Let the revolution do witn me as it will.
I have no fear. I have risked much, suf
fered much, yet I am here. The oath which
I have taken is less humiliating to the can
didate who submits to take it, than to the
government which imposes it.
At this point the speaker was interrupt
ed by the Commtisaire who warned him not
to prophesy a Republican victory. But
Rochefort continued:
" Never has a strong government more
stupidly shown its weakness, than has that
ol trance in inventing ana imposing this
oath. It pretends to call on universal suf
frage to pronounce between itself and us.
and when it is about to speak its mouth is
closed. We must work together. Long
live liberty !"
AVhen he came down from the stand he
was almost overwhelmed by the people who
press -jd forward to shake hands with him.
He is their candidate, and will be elected.
Now that theSuez Canal business is over
and the Empress on her way home (per
haps) we shall have the Paris papers filled
with little else. Great honors will be paid
to de Lesseps who, by the way, is to be
married on the 25th at Suez, to Mdlle Hel
ene Autard de Bragard. The Empress is
to sign the contract, and a space will be
left for Napoleon's fist. As the groom is a
cousin of the Empress, he will be the re
cipient of many munificent presents.
There have been many duels in Paris
lately. Two bellicose individuals settleda
dispute vesterday by means of small swords.
One of the combatants was run through
and through, and the other lost an eye.
They both feel satisfied this morning, no
doubt. Only last week another duel was
fought. A jealous husband, instead of
locking his wife up, or sending her to a
convent, or shipping her to Chicago, chal
lenged his suspected friend and was com
fortably buried two days afterward, in con
sequence. The newspaper people think that the
pastoral letter of the Archbishop of Paris,
opposing the adoption of the dogma of
Papal infallibility, was inspired by the Em
peror. Napoleon and the Czar of Russia will
meet in December probably to exchange
ratifications of the treaty lately negotiated
by Gen. Fleury, the French Minister, for
an offensive and defensive alliance between
Austria, Russia and France.
Bex Teovato.
the bridge a'.l.l killing him in-tantiv. lie
leaves a young wife and a little child to
mourn his los.st.ind depriviN bis mother of'
the hist of her family, her husband and
other son dyinj iu the army during the re
bellion. The tmeral services were held at ,
Woicott on Suiday P. ).Xerdfikr.
The Caledoiian has the following in re
lation to the Limoille Valley railroad:
Engineer Miiciell ha-returned from a trip
along the line o Swanton, and reports fav
orable progres- in that direction. Engineer
Hale, of the w stern section, has surveyed
from Swantor to the Lamoille river, at
which point le has abandoned the work
011 account of he snow, which was nearly
two feet deep tiere last week.
We learn th.t quite a number of prom
inent railroad contractors have been ex
amining the liie during the past week.
Proposals for tie grading and masonry are
kept open unti the 20th inst.
The BaptistState Convention of Ver
mont held its mnual session with the Bap
tist church in iVindsor on Wednesday and
Thursdav, No-. 11th and 12th. Oilicers
for the cnsuiiu year : John Goadby, I). I).
President; Be-. Mr. l'rcnvear, clerk; E.
K. Fuller, assi'tant clerk ; Dea. E. A. Ful
ler, treasurer. The board appropriated
$30o0 to the ad of feeble churches in the
state. Reports if the officers and churches
show the convtntion to be in a more flour
ishing condition than at any previous peri
od. Railkoaiisix Vermont. The follow
ing railroads vere chartered at the late
ness in the familv.
Requires immediate attention, as
neglect often results in an inciira- i
Me Lnng Disease.
Brow n's Bronchial roches, ;
-ilI most invariably gi.o instant ;
relief. For Bhonchihs. Asthma, Catarrh,
David Colvin, a blacksmith, committed : Consumptive and Throat Diseases, they have i
suicide at Wooiisocket, II. I., 011 Saturday 1 a soothing effect. I
not seen to move after the train passed over j night by taking poison. Intemperance SINGERS and PUBLIC SPEAKEP.S use
him. No blame attaches to any one on j and domestic trouble led to the act. them to clear and strengthen the voice,
the train. The deceased was a'native of j CaUle is not s0 commo along Owing to the good reputation and popularity
l het foid, son ol Mr. 11. L I itch, and was ; tfae Ri() Uran,je ;ls it has bpen A com 0f the Troches, many worthless and cheap imi- ,
abou. l. years ol. e learn Uat he was f cattle owners under the command tationsare offered, which are pood for nothing,
a young man of excellent character, and a , . r ,npr p, n i snr( . ohtain ... .
t-ivi.nt.. v-iT 1 ! 1 1 wlio t-ni-n- him l(wiiil- . . 3 c & !
Passumpsic railroad, was instantly killed ly had a fight with the insurgents, who are
at North Thetford Thanksgiving day. He j making a stout resistance.
was standing on the platform at the depot I 11,11. 1 1 1 v .
, . ' ,, , !, hen Haddock s wife kicked him out
as a gravel train was passing north at the 1 , , . , . ..r , ,
. .1 . j.... , 1 . ; of bed, he said. Look here, now, it vou
rate ot about fifteen miles an hour, and 111 1 , ' .. ... , . ' ' ,.
... .. ., , I uo tnat again it will be apt to eausea colu-
wa.s thrown betweeu the platform and the
car.-, which passed over him, crushing his
head and killing him instantlv. He was
The Depot will always te fonnd open, tni
those wishing to buy, will yet an equivalent for
their money.
with great care. ITRen.eniber the -ilace,
Main Stkekt, - - Newport, Vt.
J. Y. GREEN, Tro'r.
August US, 1S69. 3jtr
OCTOBER, 1868.
i . -i 1 , .1 1 1 1 1 imecs 10 one iietr.
den an i terrible death should be a warning .
to all, never to attempt to get on or off a j A bride in Cheatham county, Tenn., ar
trainofcars while it is in motion. This i rayed for the altar, concluded to marry an
recklessness is the cause of thousands of i old lover who came hurriedly, to see the
deaths everv vear. j cereruonv, and she actuallv did it.
An employe of the Passumpsie railroad ! A j " j ,awver ; Sou;bCarolina hav.
named Loach, was struck with an iron bar ; j shipped a white member of the
while loading stone between this place , gov(.ran7t.nt for insulting his wife,
and els luvcr-injury not ser,olis.-(a- j ,he leature arpointpd ail investigating
' j committee. The committee report that
In the year 1S34, there was a Mormon j "the flogging was thoroughly and hand
revival at Chesterfield Corner, in Abial j somely done."
Hovev s district, under the preaching of
Brown's Bronchial Troches.
Wholesale Dealers in
Drvgt, Propriitary Medicines and Perfumery, !
Leavenworth Block, Collece Street, j
Mrs. Laura L., wife of Hon. Merritt
Clark, and mother of the editor of the Eut
land Herald, died in roultney,on Saturday,
Nov. 20, aged 66 years.
session of tin Legislature
short roads :
The Northern Vermont and Lake Cham
plain, from Canbridge to Esssex Junction;
the Missisquoiand Clyde River ; the Barre
Railroad; the Manchester and Jaitnaica ;
the Brattlebon and Pawlet River; the
Wantastiquet Valley ; the Runaway Pond
Railroad; the Rutland and Bethel; the
Brattleboro ani Bennington, extension of
Lamoille Vallty road to McQuam Bay, in
Haxd Tons Off. Marcus Ainsworth,
of Calais, had ais right hand torn off by a
threshing masliine Friday of last week. S.
M Benjamin was threshing for Mr. Ains
worth with his machine, and the latter was
aiding him. Vv'hile thus engaged Mr.
Ainsworth put 'lis hand under thecylinder
to brush out soue wheat while it was in
motion.he having on a mitten at the time.
the mitten was caught by the teeth ot the
machine, and his hand terriblv mangled.
Amputation was necessary, which was skills
lully done by Dr. Marcus Ide, assisted by
Dr. Gray, Mr. Ainsworth losing about one-
third ot his forearm. Argus and I'airwf.
Last Saturday Loren Kinney sold to
Wm. Adams 63 of his merino ewes and
lambs for $1.50 a piece. He has 25 left,
and has bought 20 coarse wools, a mixture
of Cotswold and Southdown, for S2 aud S3
a head. C. A. Sylvester sold Adams 75
out of his flock of 300 for S2 a head, Adams
having his pick. 25 others he sells for
$1.50 each. Kinnev and Svlvester have
been among the leading Merino advocates
in the county. Their flocks have always
attracted great attention at the fairs. Their
selling out so cheap argues somewhat
against the profits of that breed of sheep.
Supposed Incendiarism. A house be
longing to a young man by the name of
Smith, situated about a mile and one half
southeast of Chelsea village, was burned
on the 18th inst. It was evidently the
work of an incendiary. It was supposed
that a young man by the name of Morey
was the incendiary, and that he set it on
fire for the purpose 01 obtaining the insur
ance, in which he was interested. He was
brought to trial before a justice court who
fined him five hundred dollars damages.
and held him in the sum of five hundred
more for his appearance at the county
court tor further trial. He obtained bail
and has since left for parts unknown.
1 oung Morey belonged to a respectable
family, and was supposed to be a respecta
ble young man. Jrreemaii.
Accidents. Last week Tuesday eve
ning, Mr. Harvey McDonald of this town.
while returning to his home from the
Green, on foot, the road being quite icv
accidentally slipped, falling with his whole
weight, ana in such a manner as to severe
ly fracture the left arm at the elbow. The
accident will disable him for some time.
Last Monday, Mr. Charles Willey of
this town, while at worn felling trees near
arden 8 factory in Ireacham, was struck
with a large limb near the shoulder blade,
breaking it in two, and causing a very bad
fracture. . The branch of the tree was four
inches in diameter, and ten feet long.strik
ing the shoulder at the butt end. In both
of these cases, Dr. J. S. Durant of this vil
lage, rendered surgical aid, and both pa
tients are doing as well as could be expect
ed, aVotA Mar.
irrison Pratt, one of the twelve apo.stles
The meetings were numerously attended
and a number joined that church. Among
them were Jacob Gates, lllard and Chas.
now. with their mother and sister, Eras-
tus Bingham and familv, Harvev Strong
mid wife, and some of the Aver's familv.
About 30 in all joined and went away to a
dace called far est, in Missouri, lhey
milt up that town, and in 1839 thev were
lriven out and went back to Quincv, and
the following summer formed the settle
ment called Nauvoo, in Illinois. In 1S46
they emigrated by invitation of the oppo
nents to Council Bluffs, and in 1847 cros
sed the Plains with a train of 500 wagons,
landing in Salt Luke City late in the fall
f that vear. After a 00 verrs absence.
Jacob Gates last week returned to his old
town to visit his old friends. He has fol
lowed the fortunes of the Mormons in all
their tribulations since he joined them,
and is full of the belief that the Lord will
some day make his belief prevalent on
earth, lie owns considerable land in the
vicinity of Salt Lake, and is a prominent
man among the saints, being one of the
elders, and spending his time as a travel
ing preacher or missionary. He has been
stationed in England twice four years
the first time, and two the second time.
During his visit here, he will have an eye
upon the interest of his church, and will
preach if any body of people desire to hear
him. Citinn.
Brutal Assault. On Monday week,
Mr. S. R. Waterman took his team and
carried Miss Keyes to the depot at Water
burv. He started from our door fully an
hour after the stage had passed. He did
not drive unusually fast, but overtook the
stage near Mr. Rand s. After following
the coach to near the old Ferrin place, and
finding that it was going very slowly, he
drove by. His horses soon became restive,
and he became aware that Dodge was chas
ing them. He "let his horses out," but
Dodge dashed on at a furious speed, seem
ing determined to runintohim. In a light
covered buggy with a lady, it was not
pleasant to have to run his horses to the
top of their speed over a frozen, bubbly
road ; but the "Major" has spirit and did
not want to give up the track, and so he
dashed on. On the Benson flat, the bolt
in one of the pole shackles came out, let
ting that side down of course. Any one
will at once see the perilous condition the
occupants of the buggy were in. The Ma
jor, with great presence of mind reined his
horses sharply in the direction the buggy
was running out ot the road, and handing
the lines to Miss Keyes, jumped to the hors
es' heads. Dodge ran into him, his lead
ers going one each side of the buggy, and,
striking the lead-bars or whifBetree against
it, pushed it along some distance before he
stopped them. Getting his horses liberat
ed, he drove on, asking in a loud and inso
lent tone, "what in the devil you stopped
here for?" repeating the question, the
"Maj." being too full for reply. Now the
secret of this brutality is just this : As an
act of politeness to Miss Keyes, it had been
ottered to her, if she would remain at Hyde
Park over the Sabbath, to take her to Wa
terbury by private conveyance in a man
ner to make her journey as pleasant as
possible. By this arrangement she would
not have to leave so early in the morning.
etc. Dodge had pumped the whole ar
rangement out at the American House.
and exibited a foolish anger because the
passenger was not going with him, we sup
pose. JNo doubt he drove very slowly pur-
posly to have the Major overtake and pass
him, that he might nave the opportunity
to exhibit his brutal spite. His savage in
stincts came near having a fuller gratifica
tion. The Major says Miss Keyes handled
the reins skillfully and as calmly as any
gentleman could have done under the cir
cumstances, and that had she been timid
as most ladies would have been, the conse
quences would probably have been very
fatal, Xevwkakr,
Au injured husband in Dayton, Ohio,
caught his w ife just on the point of eloping
with a handsome man. He took a terrible
'. II. Downs Vegetable Balsamic ;
has no equal for the speedy cure of Coughs, Colds
vengeance by locking up a!! her good ; croup and Whooping Cough ; all lung com-
cioiiies, auu men iciiing ner 10 go.
The meanest man has turned up in the
shape ol" a doctor at Erie, Pa., who refused
to do anything for a boy run over by a
railroad train unless assured of his pay.
Before a decent physician could be got the
boy died.
A remarkable meteor was seen at Ithaca,
N. Y., on Thursday evening last. Its light
was nearly as great as that of the moon. It
occupied from six to ten seconds in its pas
sage and then burst into several fragments.
According to the statement in court of
an expert the gross receipts of the 400 lot
tery and policy shops in New York com
bined has amounted to S15,000 a day dur
ing the last half decade.
The convicts of the southern prison in
Indiana, have been living on wheat bread
for the past month something unusual.
They generally eat corn bread three inches
and a half thick, but wheat Is now cheaper
tnau corn.
The citizens of Washington, D. C, have
subscribed $150,000 for the proposed In
ternational Exposition. It will take S3.-
0W,000 to place the enterprise fairly on
its feet, which sum doubtless congress will
be asked to appropriate.
An Irishman called at a drug stoie to
get a bottle ot Johnson's Anodyne Lini
ment for the rheumatism, the druggist
asked him what part of the body it troub
led him most, "Be me soul," said he, "I
have it in ivery houl and corner er me."
For loss of cud, horn ail, red water in
cows, loss of appetite, rot, or murrain in
sheep, thick wind, broken wind, and roar
ing, and for all obstructions of the kidnevs
in horses, use Sheridan's Cavalry Condi
tion Powders.
A man and wife of German nativity, aged
seventy-five years, attempted on Sunday to
commit suicide", by jumping arm in arm
into the water at the foot of Fourth street,
Hoboken, N. J. Luckily they were espied
by a stranger nearby and rescued.
Dr. Wistar's Wild Cherry Balsam.
This Balsamic compound has become a
home fixture. Let all who suffer, and
have in vain attempted to cure their coughs,
colds, bronchial or pulmonary complaints,
make use of this unequaled remedy. It can
be relied upon, the mass of testimony that
has been published since its introduction,
being ample proof of its efficacy.
A comprehensive system of mail robbery
has been discovered in Marseilles. Seven
persons, who had combined for the purpose,
carried their audacity to such a pitch that
they actually robbed the wagon carrying
the mails from the post office to the rail
way station of a bag containing nearly
three thousand letters.
A well dressed man went into a Milwau
kee bank a few days since, and cooly drew
a check for 10,000,000, signing the name
of C. Yanderbilt. He said he had bought
the Detroit and Milwaukee railroad. Be
fore counting out the money the teller, as
is the custom there, made some inquiries,
and found Mr. V. was a lunatic.
The whole amount of property in Phila
delphia subject to city tax is $470,592,500,
of which $435,721,105 pays full or city rate
tax ; $23,719,116 suburban rate, and $20,
152,279 farm rate. The above, compared
with the returns of 1869, shows an increase
of $17,533,878 Bubject to city tax. which, if
tne present rate ot tax is continued, will
increase the revenue some $300,000 or
$400,000. ;
The King of Prussia has commuted to
hard labor for life the sentence of death
plaints can be cured by the timely use of this
wonderful Medicine. No family should be with
out it. Call for Dou-nr' Elixir, and take no other.
Henry's Vermont Liniment.
An internal as well as external remedy ; taken
internally, it is a master Pain Killer, Pain Curer.
Pain Reliever, or Pain Annihilitor. Reader, do
not sleep till you get a bottle for trial ; read full
directions, especially for breaking up a cold.
Henry's Vegetable Worm Lozenges.
Entirely Vegetable Warranted rce from Mineral
Poison, perfectly safe and sure to remove worms
has been thoroughly tested by thousands of
families in the United States and Canadas, and
is a perfect success is pleasant to the tast(? a
white sugar drop or lozenge. Children eat them
as readily as candy. The advantage they possess
over any other is, that they require no physic to
carry them off. Every mother should keep a
box on hand in case of need. Full directions
with each box.
Dr. Johnson's Calisaya Bitters,
A superior combination of Barks, Roots, and
Herbs, not hitherto attained by an; other man
ufacturer of Bitters.
Are you suffering with Dyspepsia, Jaundice,
Constipation, Loss of Appetite, or any of their
kindred diseases ? Then try these Bitters, and be
convinced that thev contain RARE MEDICIN
AL and CURATIVE VIRTUES, and do not be
long to that class ot "Slops" misnamed "Bit
ters." Physicians will find them beneficial where
a powerful Quinine Tonic is wanted, as they con
tain a large quantity of the Pure Calisaya Bark.
If you would have a good appetite, and be
Healthy and Happy, try a bottle of these Bit
ters. Price One Doliar per Bottle.
HENRY A; CO., Burlington, VI.,
35yl Proprietors.
only known remedy for these most tronbelsome
and dangerous of all worms that infest the human
system. It is also the most effectual vermifuge
for all other kinds of worms in children. Purely
vegetable ; safe and certain. A valuable cathart
ic, and beneficial to health. Warranted to cure.
Price 75 cts. GEO. C. GOODWIN & CO., Bos
on, and all druggists. 42m6
Takes pleasure in saying that he will open on or
about the 2orh inst., a Linre and well selected
stock of goods at
which will be sold at prices to suit the times.
A good stock of Men's and
Boy's -lothitig.Undcr Shirts
and Drawers, Hats. Caps,
Trunks, Valises, Umbrel
las, and Furnishing Goods.
Dress Goods and Trimmings
in great variety. White and
Colored Flannels, Cotton
Flannel, Shirting Flanrel,
Woolen Cloths of ail grades,
Chinchilla. Beaver and wat
er Proof Cloths, Bleached i
Brown Table Linen, Linen
Diaper and Napkins, Russia
and American Crash, Brown
and Bleached Cottons, Tick
ings, Frockings, Snipes,
Denims, Batting, Wadding,
&c, Balmoral and Hoop
Skirts, Corsets, Worsted
Goods, Shawls, Cloaks, and
a General Assortment of
Yankee Notions. Boots and
Shoes for Men. Women and
Children's wear.
West India Goods and Gro
ceries, Gunpowder, Young
Hvson, Old Hyson, Japan,
and Oolong Tea, Real Java
Coffee, Corn Starch, Tapio
ca, Citron. Raisins, Cur
rants, Spices of all kinds,
Tobacco and Snuff, Sugar,
Syrup, Molasses, Soap, Sul
phur, Kerosene Oil, &c &c.
Renne's Pain-Killing Magic Oil cures Headache
Renne's Pain-KillingMagicOil cures Toothache
Renne 8 Pain-Kill ing Maine Oil cures Neuralcia !
Renne's Pain-Killing Magic Oil cures Cholera
Morons I
Renne's Pain-Killing Magic Oil cures Rheuma
tism !
Renne's Pain-Killinir Masic Oil cures Lameness
Renne's Pain-Killing Magic Oil cures Skin Dis
eases! 1
Some folks seem to be proud of telling how
"lame their shoulders are" of "my crick in the
back" or I have got the Sciatica!" and de
light in bragging that "nothing can cure me!"
but when we get such "awful folks" to use
Renne's Pain-Killing Magic Oil, faithfully, we
not only cure their lameness and charm awav
their pains, but we actually take all that kind of
"brag out of them !" ana tney Irankly own up,
ana say, "it wonts line a cuarm ;
Sold by all Druggists, Merchants and Grocers.
WM. RENNE, Sole Proprietor and Mannfac-
orer, Fittsheld, Mass. iy6
Sold by WM. JOSLYN & SONS, Barton.
In the Treatment of Diseases incident to Fe
males, has placed DR. DOW at the head of all
physicians making such practice a speciality
and enables him to guarantee a speedy and per-
manent cure.in the worst cases of Suppression
and all other Menstrual Derangements, from
whatever cause. All letters for advice must con
tain 1. Offlce,No9 ExDicoTTSTKKET.Boston,
K.B. Board furnishedtothose desiring tore
main undertreatment. , .
Boston, July, 1869 29yl
JT. ALLEN Attorney and Cpuniellorat
Law, Newport.Vt.
Special Bargains in Crockery.
I invite particular attention to my large tni
C E O C K E R Y .
of the BEST QUALITY and newMtt shapes,
and can make it an object for any one im want at
Crockery to bay of me,
Axes, Hatchets, Hammers,
Shovels, Wood Saws, Barn
Door Rollers and Hangers.
Strap and T Hinges, Mortise
Locks, Pad Locks & Latch
es, Thumb Latches, Rim
Locks, Mill Files, Butts, '
Screws, Carriage Bolts, Bed
Cords, Clothes Lines, and a
full line of Shelf Hardware.
Flour. Salt, Nails, Pork,
Lard.Nails, Fish.Glass. Put
ty, and a General Stock of
such Goods as are usually
kept in a well stocked Conn
try Store.
Mr Goods are nearly all new were bought for
CASH and will be sold for
1 Choice Butter, Cheese, Eggs, Sugar, Beam,
Lard, Tallow, Rags, taken in exchange forgood"
at the highest market price. -..Barton.
Oct. 28, 1869. 43
EE. RAW SON Watchmaker and Jewelhr,
Barton, Vt. Dealer in Clocks, V8tc.i
Jewellry, Silver and Plated Ware

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