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Jan.. 1 1 t tlio iii iot upon I Im I I'KOItATK COUKTS. llnull'urtl IMali-lcl, 1MI"S IMHI, U(lllATKl't)l'Ui'Sw.U1ir- 1iol,l.,ii villi I mill lor llm lii.tii,'! f llrailloril, lor I In I lie t- riimiiiiK, ii, follow , vl. : AtthoTmttei House in iSradford. ,v,::i,A,::K,,:,;;!:;" "f-'"' At the Hotel iu l'.ast, 1'orliith on IttP M.c-on.1 'l-iira.lny. of VVhrunry, July V,.. icniliiriiml Nnvfinlirr, isii.i, ' ly' 1,1 1' At the New bury House, Newbury on llin pH-i-iiiiil Ti luvitil'.liinK, anil (irlnln'V ainlllic Inal Tiii'miIiiv in A iiiimi, Ihii'I ' At the llegister'H Ollice, West Fair l"', mi Ilia wcoiiil Tui'nln.vlii Dcci'inlinr, IkiiS fill tin' ftiM-iiml Tiioailav In Apill, iiiol u, i lii' iilav in si(.inl.r, W. At.VAII HUAN, liiW-i. i WfM 1'Biilra, iter, , ImiH, National volume a John Kilburn's Fight with the Indians. Ono day in the summer 177. that eventful suminer during which the Indian dejireoations along the banks of the Connecticut, both in New Hampshire and Vermont, were so frequent, and so many either fell victims to the tomahawk audsealp-in-knitr, or were torn from their tiiends and homes, and borne away into a more drt ailed captivity, that a lone Indian, lean and hungry in ap pearance, rapped at the door of John Killnirn, who was one of the liit settlers of Walpole, Xew Hampshire. The door wan opened by Mrs. Kil burn, but on swing the native she tittered a faint exclamation of alarm and surprise, and was on the point of closing it immediately when the friendly tones of the man dispelled her (car. "Humph,"' he exclaimed, '-squaw shouldn't be scare. Ingin do no harm.1' What do you want?' asked Mrs, I Killnirn. j ' infill be crv faint, and he want t bread." ' i The kind woman invited the i stianoe v isitor to walk in, and set .j be lore hi in some. food. He spolie j but little l jilislu let he was verv ; ilued in nts v'e.stions ami re pi eft. lie said li is name w as 1 'hi lip; that lie lived to the West waul ; thiit he whs j frioadiy to the whites, and that they ! very kind to him. ' I'aring liiss short May lie so enlist j ed the sympathies of the hot'.slio'd that he was loaded with provisions, j mil was invited, by Mr. Kilburn to eome again. After asking many itiesllois aiioat I lie troubles wit Ii the Indians, and their means of de fei.ee. and. expressing his thanks for the favors he had received, took iiis depai't ure. Alter he had gone, Mr. Ki'huru rellectnl more critically upon his appearance, ami upon the questions he had asked, and some slight mis givings arose in his mind in relation to the sincerity ofhis visitor: and although In did not regret the hos pitality he had shown him. he felt very o.lad that lie had not understat ed their abil it v to cone with the en- I.IUV. i His apprehensions were vi?ry punch strengthened when, on i!ie IV i i i i 1 1 r day, he receiv ed intelli gence lii'in more southern settle- incuts, ;imI leai lied thilt I' same ' Philip li.nl v isiteil sev eral .1. ces ahmg t!ic liver, asking the same ; qnes! ii.os, ai".i telling a si'nilar s:o ' r.v- 1 Mr. ! i'.burn's h.iiis,-i:o!,i c,m-isl-1 ed at this t ime oi' himseli and vv i t'c. ; his sun John, ami his daughter Hat. Ii1, mid two men. Mr. Teak and ill - son, resided with Ii i lit. 1 1 is (1 w -I'll!;.,' was a silting block In-use. ro- ' v ided vv.th l.nei holes, and they were w, 'I ,i.i:i -d. !,i :; lev, dav s after this even! in- , tm ii'.n ion was leceivcd from (iov. ; Saiii.y that a large tniinber of Indi ans were collecting in Canada, with the s.iiipnscd i ut en t ion of in.ikin g an at tack upon t he front icr and Mr. Killitun eon'. s-tih 1 but in-.' nts. conjee- (ure th.it I'liilip was a spy, se!it out 1 to avert. tin t'a 'ir siuiaiion and their I in. '.ill s of d ''.'e l".'. ' ' 1 fear, II Hi). " lie said lo his w ife a few d;iv s afn-r their v isit fioin the Indian, "that w may see I to ili'e. 1 think that I'll ilip who m n!c us such a gracioas call was a bird of ill- 1 ouielt." ! " I am surprised to hear you say j so," answered t he vv nm an ; "you are I not subject to (1 ibious misgivings." "It aint best to be alarmed, only ! be prepared. " John and luc, w ith Mr. Peek ami Ins son, assisted ny two brave women likeyon and I l.itty, in a house like ours, can repel some thing of an attack." "Supposing you go down to Pel lows' Fort and procure a few extra guns," said the hemic woman. "In case of an attack Hatty and I could do siuncthiirg perhaps. '1 w ill do so, Ruth. We will show (hem that we can defend our own fireside, The fort, alluded to by Mrs. Kil burn was the strong house of ('ol. lleiijamin Hcllovvs, about a half mile south of Kilburirs, which was well t (instructed to withstand an attack, and was at that time garrisoned by thirty men. The male members of Mr. KiUinrn's household had been in the held at tending to flit! tutors of the season and were returning to the house for their dinner, when Mr. Pe;:k chanc ed to glance in direction of a i alder meadow, that being the name by which they desigated a small swale of laud near the house, and was sin prised to perceive the bushes iu a state of agitation as though men or animals were rushing through them. He called the attention ol his companions to the circumstance, and, on looking low, they saw the feet and legs of Indians in great lii.mbers, as they were huddled to gether among the alders. "There ure I he will savapesl " shouted Mr. Killnirn in alarm, "and they are thick as grasshoppers 1 To the' house, with all speed I" The house was soon gained, and the doom weurely fastened: then, through the openings left for t lie pur pose of observation in the walls of t lie house, the inmates peeped out BRADFORD, VERMONT, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 18(). to ascertain the movements of the foe. There was a foot path on the East of the house which the savages found it necessary to cross, and, in doing so, each man presented iu full view, and the little party in the house counted one hundred and ninetv-seven, as they crossed the path. Well might this feeble garrison have felt disheartened, but there courage failed not; and perhaps it would have endured had they known the fearful truth that they had seen only abour, half the enemy. The nerves of ,'ohn Kilburn seemed to strengthen for the emergency, and he gave directions with as much coolness as he would have superin tended the tabor ot his field. The guns and the ammunition were all arranged for use, and each man took his position. It was assigned to the women that they loaded the pieces, and passed them up to their defenders. After a short consultation the In dians seemed to have decided upon a course of action, which was first to demand a surrender; and Philip, the same man who a few days be fore had shared the hospitality of the house, standing partly under tl e cov er of a large tree, cabed out : "Old John! Young John! I know ye, come out here, we give you good quai ter. "(Quarter!" shouted old John, with a voice like thunder. "lou't talk about quarter to me; but be gone you black rascal, or we'll quar- i ter you ! ' This probably sounded in 1 In-ears j of t lie lndins like a v.:u boast, and their war whoop rang out with a j voice which an ear witness describes as sounding as though "all the de- vils in hell were loose. " i Kilbuin was ivsolvtd to wait no I longer. War had been declared, and he claimed the first tire. He ! singled out the treacherous Philip, ami made sure his aim. The villain fell. Three other shuts told fatally from the block house. Hut the lire was returned, and i voliev ot lead 1 was poured into the walls and roof i of the house which made it tremble, i The roof was not bullet proof, and, j as Kilburn afterwards expressed it, it soon became a perfect riddle sieve. Hut the bullets entered above the ; heads it the ud'.Ts. and liav im. . spent t Iov r force iii coming through i t lie boarding they dn. ped upon tile j lloor in the upper loft of the house, j For hours the light continued, with ; no decisive results on cither side. The four men in the house were ex ieellent marksmen. They vvateded j their opportunities, and whenever 'the head ofr: save.g" appeared in '. sight they took deadly aim. !t is a i well know n trait in the Indian char ! aetcr not to continue an attack for i a long time. They seldom face de j terniined opposition ; but iu this in ; stance they were so well aware of line superiority of their force, that they manifested considerable deter mination, and made several advan ces towards the house, as if to force an entrance; vet they lacked 'he cool courage to do so, and when shots from the little garrison told j fearfully upon them t hey again re : treated to t heir nmbs'ii. Hut a new ditliculty presented it , self. The lead was becoming cx I liausted iu the house, and it was up Ma rent the defence must consequent ly cease unless some plan could be ! :dovie.l to prov idc for the emergen-j I ey. Lead was being thrown through j j (lie roof iu quantities, but it drop ; ped down amidst the rubbish in the attic, and was lost, so far ai lu lag ' available to the garrison. I 1 The ingenuity of Mr-s. Kilburn suggested a plan to save this lead, ! ai d to use it upon t her enemies. At j coiisdcrable pe.is inal risk, she spread I some bl'inkets in such a manner as to catch t he bullets when they fell, and conduct them to a place from whence they could be got at. With these a ladle was soon tilled, and the women eon mciiced casting bullets, which' before they were cool, were returned with more effect upon (heir enemies then they had produced up on the inmates of the house. Oc casionally a bullet came iu through one ot the loop holes; but for a long time no damage was done in this way, and the defenders of the house gathered courage by their success. " I tell von, Kilburn,'' said Peak, exulfinglv, "we are not wasting much lead. Our shots tell, n"d 1 believe we shall drive theti 'eole some varniin away. " " 1 have no fears while daylight lasts," answered Kilburn, " but 1 expect they will fall back, and re new the attack after dark, and try to (ire the house. " " They will find us awake, "' said Peak, and as he spoke a ball enter ing, as others had done, nt a loop hole, struck the brave man lu the hip and ho fell to the lloor. Kil burn and his son rushed to his side, but he was instantly on his feet again. "Are you badly hurt!" asked his anxious friends. " Not much, he unswered, but the blood gushing from the wound crimsoned the floor. He would not. however, consent that there should lie any delay ou his account, and though faint, and full ot puin, he re mained at his post ami helped de fend the house. The llriiig at length conned, and the enemy no longer peeped out from behind the stumps and lags to invite the bullets of the little gar rjsou. They had evidently retired irom the ground, l'eak, complete! r exhausted, wan helped to his bed, and the little party who had been so vigorous in their own defence paus ed to reflect upon their situation. Their only fear was that the at tack would 1)C renewed idler night fall. They therefore deemed it ex peJient to continue in a- state of readiness. The scattering lea.l was gathered up, and a large quantity of balls were cast, with every other iiossioie arrangemeiit wiueii was con- sidered necessary for their sally. Night came oi at last and it was a doleful night for this household. Yet emotio ns of the deepest grati tude swelled every breast for the success which had thus far crowned their efforts. A few hours before they fought with a kind of desper ation, scarcely allowing themselves to anticipate a favorable issue; but now nope na.i sprung up in uu-ir minds, and although they watclied auxiously through the dark hours of tins long to be reineiubered night, i""--i-v.i oi 1 .w..iiif, me iui,i in 1 the savages made them strong. The wound which Mr. l'eak had received threatened to prove more serious than it was at first supposed to be. He suffered great pain, yet he received the kindest attention 1.:... .1.:..: t:.: 1., n. slain ; but their graves have since, in very many instances been dis covered. While the Cheshire Rail road was being graded through that section several Indian graves were discovered, and several had previ ously been found on the site of the island House, inese are supposed to have been the graves of some of those who fell in the fight. While this unequal contest was going ou at the house of John Kil burn, Colonel Renjau.in Hcllovvs, with thirty men, well armed ami prepared for war, was ct his fort, only a half mile south of the place, Why he did not go to the assistance of the besieged pr.Tty it is difficult 110111 ins lujiai 11 i.uig 11 icims. vare : oss vyas however, withcut avail, and ho j V.vll;lt sll.l1 r (l) aho,,t it , hc died tioui the ellects ot his injury in asked Mr. .1. P. Richards, proprie .v few days. 1 1(. ()f tK, i;,.liiiont Hotel, alter reci- Ihe Indians came not to renew j ting to him his loss, "Advertise in the attack, but they retreated to Can- the W, " answered Mr. Richards, ada, leav mg behind them many who j The loss of money though with no had fallen in this encounter. Ac-j statement of the 'amount, was ad cording to their custom, they care- j ytrtised as Mr. Richards suggested, i'u'ly concealed the bodies of the ! the finder to call on Mr. Richards. to tell ; and the fact that he did not ! Mr. Richards, asking him to specify, has rellectcl some reproach upon j iu Herald personal. " pai ticulars of his name, which 's nevertheless lion- ; n. of the money, and to whom oiaMy remembi id for much impoi-j jt belonged. This letter Mr. Rich taut service iu the troubles of early ' anls received on the lib of Deccein- tlir.rs. The heroism of these, four nvu, and these (wo trulv spartan women, should immortalize their names, and while the stories oft he early con tl ids and troubles of the country are told this act of manly defence should be remembered as one that discourag ed ami batlled a huge band of sav ages, who, otherwise, ni ght have spread death and destruction thro' the more southern settlements. Let the valor of John Kilburn be kept in remembrance by that rug ged mountain which '.icaieshisnanie, ami which overlooked that stcneot conflict, and while it. presents its rough features to the eye of the traveler may it serve as a Jiisloric link between the present and the past, and bear the mind of the be holder lack ward to the time when our ancestors struggled fiercely wii h the rougher elements of barbarism as exhibited iu savage warfare. AllJHH. - - - - K. Iv. K. The Fair Haven Jour mil says "a lawyer named Wilson (iriggs, formerly of Scotch Mill, in this town, but now of San Antonio, Texas, recently forwarded ton friend here the ' notce t; quit' which he had received from the Ku Klux Klan. It is made up of pictures of cross bones ; skull, sternum and ribs; a collin, iu which is vvritteu, "He ware! this is to contain Judge Hriggs without fail, K. K. K." Cross bones again, with the words, 'your time has come, d u you.' K, lv. K. ' Your davs are few.' Hut Judge Hriggs is not lo be scared away. He is a Republican of the fenriess kind, and especially obnox ious to the Ku Klnx. As city coro ner, he says he has had before him every week an cvciage ol tea eases of homicide, of which no less than eight are proven to be murders by the Klan 1 emociats, who are nevci arrested and punished. This is the way Texas .invites northern emigra tion and capital, A lM'.Ait JoKi'.. A Michigan pa per says that early hist week a man was killed at a lumber camp in that State under the following circuiu sbinccs: Deceased was very fond of fun, and while the lumberers were lying around in their shanty at night lie sliped out, climbed to the roof and imi'.alcd an owl, by Hcraping upon the roof and hooting. Those inside supposed that it really was such, nnd upon the impulse of the moment one of the men seized a gun nnd Men t out lo shoot it. Ho saw what he supposed was the head of the owl, and lln'tl. The shot look ftl'eet in the head ol tho Joker, kill ing him instantly. Opinion. Truth Stranqer than Fiction. The following from the X. Y. Her ald, concerning parties who former ly lived in lJradfbrd, will be of special interest to many of our read ers : Five years ago Mr. Homer K. Sawyer came to this city from Hos ton. He. stopped at the Hclmont Hotel, in Fulton street. He had iol in bank bills, which for safe keeping he carried in his pantaloons watch pocket, and to make assur ance doubly sure as to its safety l-ikt,lfir I . I ,.....l-.,t ..: 1 li in.-. 'ii. iu i, iiiuiif'i. ieinji I en route to Xew Orleans, he went to j a ltailroad ticket ollice, bought a ticket, took out his money, paid for tne ticKet, EWurneu the remaining roll to his watch pocket, carefully pinned it as before and returned to Ins lintel. He shortly missed his money, hut on examination found his pocket pinned. The only com lu sion he could come to was t hat lie ; ,,;u.,.(i t1(. ,.,,11,, of illfsi((. ,0 w.iist of his pantaloons, instead ot j in ,is watch pocket, and thus lost it. (This was on Jan.. s,lSi;,,. It rained uard all (lav. The sunnosition was that the money soon got mixed lit) in the slush of snow and mud of the streets, and with street refuse for they cleaned the streets in those days would find its way to some ' .' 1 1 1 1 1 1 i 1 1 round, an irremediable I. o There came : no response to the ad vertisement. Mr. Sawyer went to New Orleans, w here two years ago he died of the yellow fever. That advertisement was seen in the Mer abl. The tinder remembered it re membered the name of Mr. Richards, to whom the information was asked to be giv en, rrmc inhered the hotel, i remembered everything but giving back tin; money. The memory, in fact, haunted him, f dlowed him through five years. The struggles of conscience none can know. He determined to restore the money, j but with the determination resolved i not to let himself be known. He wrote a note, without signature, to her last. llertiht he " perscnal : In the next inserted the morning s billowing "Moxmy Lost On Broadway, live years ago (a snowy day', about lodi) in greenbacks; owner is dead ; any communication for lis widow, who is in very needy circuinstnces, will be gratefully received by J. P. R. for Mrs. H. Sawyer. "' The above was not suflicicnllv ex plicit. Another lcttci, written by j 1 he same anonymous hand, was writ ten to Mr. Richards, upon which following " personal'' was pu blishcd : I "A, Fivi. Yr.Aiw Aim Mont'.y I Lost. Mrs. II. F. Sawyer, 171 War- rcii avenue, Ro.slon; amount ijliioi); j smallest bill, ijOiO; the roll might ' have separated in losing. ; "J. P. R." i i Hut yet the anonymous lei ter wii 1 ter was not satisfied, lie wanted to know more about the death of the ; original owner ol t lu; money and the ' d itc of his marriage. The name of I Wa'crs w assigned to thisthird Hole, I with special lequest that the answers j should be diiccted to this address, so there could be no mistake that he I was holding his communication with ! the same parly. The follow iug third personal was the result ot these in quiries : Watkiis II. H.S. Married Oct. L'S, IS. IS, llopkinston Mass., by Rev. ). S. Hill; died Oct. H, ls(!7, at New Oilcans, of yellow fever. The remains were brought to Mass. and interred. Hy express to 171 West avenue. in a fouilh note the money tinder for there can be no dubt of coiuse but this was the. individual writing f hem asks about the ciiciinistaiiccs of the widow of the on e losing (he money, the expense of advertising, mid ii' there is no shadow of doubt that she is the widow ol (he original ow ner of the, in y. This calls out (he following personal : IL F. S. IS Till". KIdllT CKCSON. I can give bonds to that ellect. IK r only means of support is singing iu a church. Paid ud't f lo. J. P. R. It is unnecessary lo trace this Mo ry out iu ull its minute details. The anonymous letter writer became sat isfied with Hie correct nes of Mr. Richards Htatenieni. And now the end. A lady, closely veiled, restor ed the money lo Mrs. Sawyer not only the money hist, but the inter est on it from the day of its loss to t!ie day of its ivsloralioh, and ex pence of advertising; altogether '-'.Hid. (In Hie llllh inst. this mon ey was given to tho widow and her fatherless children. NUMBER 2(1 The Hartford Times advises Mr. Seward to stop purchasing real es tate, "and fence in what he has bouoht."' i A linstoti trader lias outdene his ! competitors by displaying in his win j dovv a large placard saying, " selling i out at cost and more too. " Thirteen men have been lync in Indiana within the hist mouths. led I six i The loby has been so often de feated at Washington lately, that it is getting disheartened. A party fit St. Louis, Mo. , saf blowers, the other night, completed their exploits, by shutting up a live goose in an empty sale. A western editor has got such a cold in his head that water freezes on his face when he washes it. A Washington telegram snys that fjen. (iranr. has selected his cabinet, but will only announce such selec tions to those fortunate individuals when hc shall have been notified of his election, which will be early in February. Medop Lake, a mushroon town, which sprung upon the Pacific ltail road two years ago, and at one time boasted a city government, two the atres, thirteen hotels, &c., has now a population of thirty-five, and a building that cost .ii(M Ml was sold the other day for (f7o. The liantior ll'iu tells a remark able story of a man down at Ten mint's Harbor, who, being out in his dory, fell overboard, ami, not be ing able to swim, conceived the idea of striking bottom and " footing it '' ashore. Accordingly, shutting his eyes and (eetji firmly together, he struck out for the shore, until, heliey. ing he must be near laud, he open ed his eyes and found himself in I he middle ot a corn-field. Alaska has a base ball club. Proeopi Kiokak is first base, and Mr. Korioipechusattrigoo is pitcher. A person who had been listening to a very dull address, remarked that everything went off well especially the audience. A correspondent tells us how to prevent nytiropiioDia. Spriggins says he once pre vented a severe case of the malady by simply get ting on a high lence nnd waiting there until the dog left. There were 12S7 disasters to shipping ou the North western lakes ami rivers during the last season, and deaths from explosions, wrecks and : cidehts, a much larger number than any season be fore. A scholar was turned out of a public school in Sutton, Mass., the other day, because he was "too old." He is over 4S, and has a family of grown-up children, lie was ambi tious, he said, to "ketch up vv ith his boy s and gals." The New York Journal of Com merce iu speaking of the numerous applications to Congress for (iov ernmeiit subsidies, says that there will probably soon be. brought for ward a proposition "asking for (ioveinmeiit subsidies at so much a rod, for the hanging of clothes lines in back y ards, anil the protection of the same from thieves."' "In Tin: Hands onus Fkiknds.'' Forney's Press says that President Andievv Johnson is already looming up as the Conservative candidate for (he. Ciovcruorship of Ttiinessee. Hi' friends iu that country announce vvilh seeming authority that he has been spoken to and consented to take the noinirntion. Hy Hit Kansas liquor di baud. statutes of the Stale of a woman can pn s ciile a alcr who sells to her bus- liens should have a warm, sunny place in the winter, with access to the ground. They should 'e supli ed with lime iu some form ; bits of broken oyster shells are eagerly sought for by them, scalded meal, boiled potatoes, beef or pork scraqs, cabbage leaves, corn, buckwheat nnd other articles will prove very ac ceptable, to (hem. Why Folks Ri:ad Locals. An old "local'' who ought to know all about things pertaining to his department, bays Hie people read items of local interest, for reasons as opposite as man and wife. A reads about a light because he was there and saw it ; IS, because he wasn't there, and didn't ; C. because he had heard about it ; D. because he hadn't ; while those who had a hand in it, want to knew how much Until concerning them (he editor has deemed compatible in its utter ance with a continual inn ol his own carl lily career. We milieu in an Indiana paper the marriage of M. Thos. N. Lyon o Miss .Moll in Lamb. Another set inline prophecy in process of ful fillment! "The lion ami the lamb shall lie down together, nnd," after a time, "it little child Mndl lend them. 'OPINION' m PRINTING KSTAI1USHMENT JOB PRINTING, yi rvrry iluiwription. eieeuteil in tie kon iiiiiiir, ami on nliort notice. We cave faeill tn for .I.hi,j.I, Work which enable at t 4a many k-u.U of ork at lower price than f 7r -.il L" i i c'"n'ry olbcea. andmirprvM (ir.i . "'"u i-riuti-j(r are moderate. Jru.ra t.j m i I promptly attended to. AJ.Irt-raall n-il. ra to . W. COBI1. Bradford. Vt, OPINION COURT REPORTS. ?yonr .Ijtrrial Rep-trier. SAMiTL A. Moo EE ) VS. I'OIIERT NELSOV. ) Assumpsit: Hefore Justice Ab bott, at Wells River, Feb. 4, lrtGO : Oainibus Court. Trial by Jury of six. The cr.se presented some novel lies and not a little amusement. It appeared that the plff. and deft, wen? brothers in law, substantial In those things requisite for a spirited and hard contested lawanit, to wit : ready money. And tho trial dis closed symptoms of ill feeling be tween the parties, intensified by lapse of time. No curative appear ed adequate, save a depleting clinch at law; all attempts at reconcilia tion and compromise having proved abortive. The plff. presented to the jnry a specification of Ins claims against the deft., to wit: among other things, oats, a hay rake, a hay rack, some pine boards, a lot of second hand shingle, cord wood, etc., etc. The deft, also exhibited claims against the plff. for whiskey sun dry items, Pine boards taken, tans Inure )rht, (?) quantity of straw, brass kettle, and damage- to arch, storage of hay rack and rake, f to. Most of the items, on both sides, sounded in tort, not fitting for a Feat ia the omnibus court in assump) sit. It appeared the deft, purchased a large farm of plff., in Nov., 180-t, at the price of f.7,r00, reserving tho right to pifl. to remain in possession till April following. While so in possession of the farm, tho plff., without deft.'s knowledge, nnnro- priated some boards, there at the pureha.se, used as scaffolding, which deft, made an item of charge. When plff. left the premises, ho moved away out of town, leaving behind the hay rake and rack, some second-hand shingles, cart whefds and wagon wheels, etc., etc., to be afterwards taken away. Jiut whiio I hey remained, and deft, having come into possession, his hired man and ' young son, without deft.'a knowledge, undertook to fit other w heels to the rake so as to make it go, in haying, and injured the rako somewhat. On n certain occasion, iu hay time, when a thunder show er was iminent, deft, took tho hay rack to cart iu a load or two of hay, and it was left out exposed to tho weather. These articles remained ou the premises, somewhat aunoy ing deft., being in his way, plff. not removing Hiein, though several times requested to do so. Hence the storage item. It further came out, that after this suit was commenced and an adjournment had taken place, plff. took a witness ami went to one of dcfl.'s barns to examine two or three scatloldiug boards not yet taken away Whereupon deft, for bid their entrance into the barn; but the pi IT., regardless of deft.'s protest, entered the barn ; the wit ness, thinking prudence tho bettor part of valor, Mopping without. Whereupon the deft., na ls and hnm mcr in hand, spiked up the door, in lending to ctttje the plff. Uut plU, understanding all the outlets of the premises, soon descended to tho basement and emerged from an opening back side the barn, and putting his thumb to his nose, in dicated lo deft, that ho was i.ot an easy victim to spikesaml nails, ami left. These three scaffolding boards made an item of charge in pilff.'s specifications. Some amusing incidents occurred as the trial went', on, which lasted till late in the night. After three or four povvei full appeals to tho ju ry by eminent counsel, tho jury re tired with the case, uud ut daylight informed (he parties that in their judgment tho only legitimate pas Hcngcrs in that omnibus were oats, whiskey, buckets nnd hay ralccn, and the deft, was doomed to pay the fare, iu tho sum ot $1.1, 27&, and costs of the proceedings ; nnd an apis'iil being taken, the multitudo dispersed. Leslie and Rogers for plff. Mar din ami Underwood for deft. Idolatry, in form, has finally boon introduced in Hie United Slates, lu Portland, Oregon. Chinamen have built a temple, wcreiu their heathen rites art. performed ana their symbols seen,.