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TUliSOAY, AUG, 21, 1877. la Conclusion. Wlili Ihin muiUrof Tns Diil Banneh, oouipUlu the jub'iontiou ol the tfpoit il tbe 0. uunniiil cl 1877. Tbese t m tmuber ol our d..U couUln nll Ibe p.iillcnlar ol impor lauca uuLcrtului; llie fcrmt c.ltbralinn, ahi nre Tituable s n inean cl t.fitece. 0icg to tt luvt tbat Uo donU cjlimlir piets vbblcb we bad protidid lo nt lo piiutlrg Im Dailv liaNSEB aa bruktn l.eu il ruacbid us, j iKl at tbe liiae lt vra moat uti-ded, nLd, wltb uo appotlunlly lo repiir lt, wo liave Uu dilajid toth dorlng aud slnce the celtlMtiou lu lu pmlic tlon. We bave. howvr, uow luIBIItd tbe prouiUes uj de, and lor tbe dtlay bope onr nabt.cnbH will ixcueua llb tbi txpU naliou, Il U more lbL rubable tLnt at tSe nal ctiilmulnl out plaus viill Iw ao niutmed that tbe brcnlin ol a prcas mny uot ciuae auy dtlay t lciiat we hope o. Tbia cenlcu i.l.il publlcatiou bua uot betu n mcoen flnaii- ciallw but auch a wo b,ire been nble tn inukt II, e coLtiibuie as oor tolla towarda tbe Ja- bilee Djja ol Aaxnat, 187 The Programmes for August 16th and 16th, 1877. Altbongb Iba greater pait ol tbe pro- crammea ol'tbe Iwo great daja ol tbe Ceuleu nlal celtbratlon weie pnbli.htd in Tnx Viivt UiKNEn on Ibe dalea nienlioned, jet tbey wtrt ao bartiedly golltn up as t) be luaccnratoiiud iniperlecl la trcvtrl patliculari-. Tbibe belug nrllcltb lor pteneirntlon, itud us hoing lb; men togaRtd iu Ibe proc6slons, we, lu lo day's Baxnes, tbe last ono of tle GtUteunlal ctlieK, itprodnco Ibf ke prograuimes iu ati ab- aolnte correct lorm, lor prertiou hm! ture relerenoe. As t')e yiara goby, tbebepub. llcut'ou's will Increuse iu valuc, aud tbeadvan- lage ol posaeaklug a couiplele aud uccurale 01 der ol tbe Iwo groil Centennial prooessions ol 1877 can baidly be caMmHtcd. A Centennial Visitor's Remarks About Bennington. I'eilinpa tbe pcople ol Bcnoiugloa would like lo bave aorue ol tbtir lute viaitora nprenc tbcuiselrcn couctruins tbrir B 'Jonin In tbe place wbore "Mnll;"Slaik'a uoine laaofamiU jar. As lor aa onr kuovledge ezttudr, Ibf centuoinl vUitara bave been vtry much (iltusnl wlib bolb tbe celtbrallona aud Ibelr (realaient by Ibe penple o( llduoiagton. Ak ouo remlt ol tbe genrroe ty ol prlrate cliiz'ii openlns Ibrir bcintstitbosewbo cameaoioDK ILcra, llio vUUou ircre eoon miugliog wiib tbe reaideota mucb Ibo cicia m old acquaiul aucen und Irleuda ; aacb is acldum tbe cme ou cenieuulal oocusiom. Friendtbip In Ouiiniug loa ktid lo t)j ol a 8.0Jbinf0ua gronr'li lor can one flid anotbcr Jntt'Uce in Ibe p iRea o biatory wbere there vaa bo iqueb " pe.io .inii good.will" aoioog si v.it aa aKiemlily tuogtd lu bolujiy ciclcincs? lt va mUtake no, a gnat uj.iuy benlt. biat lu Kidaou wtiaa tbe Cbiet Muuistm c ol oat imt.oii und bU uttoable wite grested tho pet pU ; vct tbere were ItjtoufedjtDCcs aud t ial (or tbe uuilienco lo endarc, but probtbly tb mohi ol tbt! pccple will uettr boLolJ tuob tce'uo agnia. A nal aud floarlabiug lillnaje. Bor,j(:oui.ly aud ulmott prolosily decorated (vilb IhducmoI evcry descriylion, tbe purad lug of aome ol Ibo uioat stleit bodlea ol sol dlcrn, Dleropersed witb aplcudid banda ot muaic. And wbnt ia betler alill, u large rol lcctiou of people w.tb nu ufuudinco of good uill acd UDselflab diipositloaa. Sc.itctly aujfiiog bappcuid lo uiar or i'n lutb tbe baruiouy of tbe proceediogK, al tbougb to toiue lt lecmed tliat Ibo polioe i fll oars wrrent faolt In beiug loo biibly, or loo eevere ia aome iustuucen, butaM ounbt to bcar in mladtbat good order U one ol tbe rtqui tilcs lor peace aod bappinebS. A d II tuu.a I'jn Ubxt trat tuciort MToofrponi"fc.iii 5oliyVf.yiiiXj.uu.fi people, us on n ceuuu flcci.iuu, by must ibink tbey aee tbe dlfer- euca between tvMJlcdam tad Iwctdle-dee ; or in otber srjrd, tbeyoauperceive tbat boi. or aud lriendbip are nnlike; ouesooaap puarj aud usboou passit I away ; but tba olb tr b.ta durabllily. fiboald tbe linie etrtr occnr wben tbt peo pte of Ibe westtru bldo of Ibe Oreen tlonu (aina pay a visit lo aome apot on Ibla aide cl tbe elevnUd raugr, ve bope t'mt tbe old Irleuci ebip tbat txoted in the daje ol tbe ceUiunlal ol 1877 t ienningloa, vill be reuewcd wilb lttsrcs'. Wludbam county, Ang. 20, 1877. In tbe reporle vrbiob ve bave given ol Ib epeecljes at tbecenlenntal banqnet lent, wo tr. coti tbe pleasnnt remarks made by ilon. E. Vf, Btongbton of New Vork city, vrbo is a Vt monter daring mncb of tbe year, and vrbo re ftrred to orator Iloberta' inainnatlons nbont Ibe amouut ol ruoi dranli at tbe llatlle ol Brn oington. Onr readera vill rcmoinber tbat M Stougblon partied tbo gtDtla IbrDst at tbe Vermont yooaauiy, by claliulog tbat tbe Gronile Slale aoldicr bad drauk and nbaorbsd sll tbe tpirita belore IbeGreeu Mountain 13oj6 got a ebauce tbefeal. lt is not a ma tjr biatory txor lo any vay a reasonable probnbill ty, tbat rniu uad very macb tj do wllb t'le victory at lieuninslon. Old Jobn Jjaugdon, tbcn preiiding ofBcer ol Ibe 8lute conncil of New llampebirr, in respondlng to ibe callfcr troopa and aid by Vcrmout'ii Council ofSately, Iben In teaaion at llenuingtou, repliuj ; " I bave tbree tbooaand dollars in bard money ; uiy platu I will pledge lor ns macb morr. I bave aevenly bogsbead il Tobago ram, wuics auan ve aou lor luo mobt tbey anau unug. lneae are a( lue aervice . ui IUi atate. II we sueceid, I sball be rtmoneraled ii noi, tuey wni ue 01 no ase lo me. We can ralxe h brivada ; aud our Iriend btirk, wbo bo soDiy tnbtainea tbe bonor of oararma at Doo ker'a II 1 II. may aalely be entroated wltb tbe command, and ut rclUcheck Jluraoyne." la Ibojd iI.jb trautporlation ocross the Crecn ilonnUius vaa considrably scaroe, Tbe ptdtslrian soldkra lo(ed tbclr own bag gagr, vlauda aLd aubalantia) otctfifaiita lile. We reckon tbey bronxbt wltb tbcm bat T. ; ' '-i .'j ii bcads ol Tonjigo rnm." l'bo atilbor ol Ibo ' Bi,jolow l'apers," in bla bnmoronsrtferencetatbs lacttiona parl ol Oonlioenlal daya, ahka : " IVhat fnttt tbe lorloaa Ittrolilloa Ibrea J Tirairara asdldlt ! nal ol conrae Uigelou waa wrillog "carkai utai, as Arieiuna Ward wa', wben bs anok ol New EuRlmd rm as N.w England onlj ouu lavoruo ueveraga, KetcrlbIrfs Ibere waa coneldefable alleu. If.n tn l I . . ,uu i.ufciagB wuuu our army eecmed lo bave orjjjed in tbe campalgus and conqofkiaotKevolnllouary duya. Tbe eou servjtive old goveruor Tboiiiaa Cbillnden, then preaidcnt of tbe counoil lu sraalon at Bennington, Nov. 2.', 1777, BrtM a cann wofy repori 10 w.j utn. Uatfa, Iroin wblcb wa copy tbe following paragr.ipb. Tbe (,over Dor In relerring to tbe oomplete snccjas of lue ureen uonniain iMngera In obasing Ibe enemy Irom Ticonderoga, raptnring all ibe plonder tbey bad Ult bebiud Ibem and clbi ing np.ln complele failare Ibe rzpedltloa ol ido aiamanueil cblellaln, Ilurgoyne saya : " Malor Wallo wbo waa aant (n i.v. nn. sualon ol Ml, Iodependence, loand uotblng ""."jusuw, cicopuuj; aeverai uoaia wbieb tbo cneiuy bad sunk, In wblcb tbeia were aome provjxloos. All borracks, boaaes and bridgta were burul, canuon to Ibe nambcr ol luriy, oroaen auu ipjked up. IJe was ao lor tanaio ut lo lake one Vreucb aotler, tillb rnm, Oov. iiall in bla admlrable book, Ibe Earlr Iliatory ol Vermont, alter fnlly linollug Oov. CbllteodfU olBclal .eller to llie ooinm.nlino ganeral, saya ; ' " Tbua luglorion.ly lo tbe llrlllsb arma, Urmluated tb cimpaign ol 1777 In Ibe Nurlb ern Drpartmenl' Tmly euongb it waa .i lugI0,(ou, iirullu,. tlouoftbe bo.u,lii,rf JlarK.ona'a .xpeditiou. wben there wa notbli W worib caplnrlmf eicept Ojc I'rcJ,b otJc,, w(,, tnwf w,ne: braudy, ttc. ' AUGUST 10, 1877. urnnixoton's battlk iay aso vr.nMOST'fl CBNTr.XMAI. Wj:KK.-A FAMlUAn I1EUI- nox to our nr.Ainit3 cv itow it was CELElltlATF.D. IT8 lSCtlr.Nr8, AND Tllf. MANV 1'I.nASANT llKMIXJSCf.NXEi TIIAT W1I.L 11K HE.M1 ANt) nEMFMllKBEll 11V IlENNtNQlOS Dl-CESDAXTS AT ItOMK (in AlinoAI'. Tbo rcadcrs of the Banxeb -will npprcclate from vbat Ihoy hTe nlrsndy lenrned from onr columns. tbat the ccntcnninl jnbilec Tf cck wlilch was cclcbraUd in onr tmvn by thrco statcB, closlug on Friday and Katurdny last, made too busy n timo for cdltors, repor- tersorprinlcrs, to give tnncli attentlon to any otlier tban tbo cnrrent rnpidly tranaplr ing events tbat crowded Ibcmsclves iipon onrattcntlon overy day, nnd cacli lumr in theday. Tbo luany hundreds of tbe doscendnnts of ourlown wboaioscattorfd throngbout tho country. bat Tvoro unable to be prescnt at tho centennial celebratlon, wdl, t tbiuk, llko to read.n moro delluito and fumiliar dcecription of tho cveut, Iban bas yet been given iu tbo columns of any iiewspaper. We do tiot care to rebedrso' tbe prelimi- uary Ubois nnd preparations wbicU have been in progioss n year or more, to mako tbe gatheting an hunor to out town nnd stale. and all pnrtlcipants in tbe cbcerful wiluiig' new to do bonor to tho day and tho events comuiemoratcd. Of tho celebratlon itaclfit is snfllcicnt to say tbat it was complcto in overy general fcaturo, and in nl1 its particular dotnlls, wltb only sucli an occasional sllght exception as is unavoidablo uiion aucli occosions. As tho ycars of tho futuro roll nway, tho nu'mory of Bennington's llattlo aunlversary wcek, 18T7, will find an tncreasing growth in tbo eatiuiatlon of all who participatcil in its jnbilaut and hcroio exercises. Thcro 1ms not yct bceu, during tliCfco ceu tennlal vears, a more worthy commemorn tlou of tbc past ccntury's glory, tban was given at Bennington in its centennial week, inst closed. To locullza tbe procccdings of tho weok liowovcr, Is moro tbo objoct of this nrliclc, tban to indulgo in nny jnbilation or glorjll. Those'of our'readers who nre acquaintcd with our yillagc, will eosily recogniio tho typographical location o( tbo peutonnai fitlils, tlib pnnulo grounds, tho immcrons on- camnmcuts and aujacout rcnuisito cnolos. urcs, wbcu we namo thom as a part of tho two farms knowu as tlie Jed, Dowoy and I'liny Dewcy fnnns, exteuding from uoar tho main nad, lcading south from Bennington Centcr. dowu to tbe open laid-out and occn oied strcets of Bcnninston villaee. To those who are acauainted with the location, lt will bardly bo ncccssary to rcpeat what was said by Prcsldent Ilayes and ininy otber of tbo ilistinaulshed kucsIs prcsent, " tbat it was tbe Dncstcamping-gTOundthoyhadover been upon,"bnt asjts dcacriptive beautics have alrcady been wtitten by niany visltine cdl tors, wo will tako no tlrue or spaee in d jt?crb- ing iliem. Ol tjeoground8fnrsevoral hobrs duriug ouraiinivcrtAry dy moro thau elxty Ihou sand pcoplo wcro gatbered f Tbo Fiesidcnt of tbe Uuited Btates, Becretanes Eynrts,peveus and Key of his Cabinct; the Qorernor 0 balf n ecoro of St.itcs ; a loug and honorcd list of the inost dlstinguished nien of the no tion t the fjueacnmnanicsof the milltary or gunizatiou of jll'o statcs 1 a dplegntcd repro- sentativo of IUt Jlojesty Capad(an Doniin. lona; and tbousands of the voternns of Ver mont wero mlngled lu tbo ininieiiso crowd tbat honorcd tho day and Joincd iu its com. mrmoratioii. Tho strcct pjgcantry compriscd two priu cipal proccssioni of wllicl) our reoders bave alrcady bccn informcd as to tbo (Jetnila nnd kowIH vrtoof tlicm only in genera) dos- cription, Tho Veruiont Cputeunlal proposr slon of tbo IStli wta tlie (lueat tbat bpd eyer tnovcd thronsb tho strects ot BennlnKton. It was aeourceof Jridetoour citiiona noyerat vears ago' whcif Gteneraljoe Ilooker, Qenera) uIMW)nTlMVTts" ...... Jium ... Cbaplu us oratorT '0 day called to our vll. lagoonoof tbe tjrgestcrowdatbat hadover a?senibled bcre. ftuat was tor us a glorious day. It was the IVgcst celebratlon we had ercr bcld. A-few ycars later areater ono still ossem blcil bcrp, Col. Jim Fiak and his regal stalT oftbo 9tf Jf. y- Jfcglment with Levy the world Tcnowued corncUat added tuesensa- tionalattractiouoftheirprespupB an(J lyjtb tbe otber attcnuanco o tlie day gatbered niyrlad crowd tbat fllled lleimlngton as it had noverbeforo bceu lUIcd in bonor of its battlo anniversary sinca thoie ooeasiona wo have had many pleasaut celebrations and gala days, but Bennington, nor Vermont nor Neiv England has ever beforo enjoyed such jnbilaut gallmting as asBcmblsd in onr bis- tonc town a."f weulr ajw )n tho namo of Vcr lnont, and iu lioiior of ifs rstab)s)iment as an ludepcndcnt State, the hret boni of t: Un'ion.beganthepagcantryandpuhljo'exerci' ses by tho procession of Wcdnesday raorniug, J'"pr eeveral days previous and all througb thenight troopsof soldicrs, hostsof visitore and frieuils innnuiernblo had boeu gather- ingiu ourqniet village. The oxercises of tbat day wcro Bufflcient to mako pur town tncmorablo fnr the bonor dono and the pnblia homago reudercd to tbo Centennial of yermnnt's b)rblay. uut lor tus sueceeUi)K (Jay, Tbnrs- day. August 18, 1877, waa rcscryed tbe borae triumph of tho century's clvic and lilstorio exaltation aa oi- prcssed aud dispfayod by the attendance of buodrcds of the most distlngulsbed citlzens uf our country, and by niarchlng columns of tliofinest citizen tojdjery bi)t eyer gatbered 10 uonor any event. Presldcut Ilayes'with bls wlfe and two bous, together with tboso of bis cabinet who accompanied him, were entertalned at tbe aburbau manaion of Iiev. J. II., and .Mrs, Tibbitts on tlie pastcru slupe of Mt.Antbony, aiuile wcstof Jleuningtuii Center village, Tbc Prcsldent aud and bls p.arpy requentlv expresseu tuclr admiratton lor the f empo- rary bomo' wblcli hao; beei) provlded for theiu in Bennington, and wbjch tbey bop)d mark iu tbclr memory and experienco as one of tbu plcosanteat they bad ever visited. As tbo opeuing evcpt of thol6th't Jlorn ina- Gov. Fairbanks, Cbief Sfagistrato of Ver mont. wUh such of his etaflfas were conyen aui.u HUC9L0 ua uo cuoae to invlto, with a rDlinue of carrlacoa ntti ror me occasiou, uroyo f rnid tlmlr heiwlqiiftr. ters on the centennial tleld out to tho 1ft. Anthony homo of tbe American Prcsidont'lo escort him to tbe old Walluoujsao Jloqse In Bennington Centcr, wblcb is only a few roda away f rnm tho CatamonntTavcrn, wlicro tho Waltls llonuwoiit Assoclation'a granito tab lct is eroctcd, awalting tliobronzecatamonnt tbat will cro loug roprcsont Iha "notual antmai" tnata ccntury ago bared Its teeth tuward all tnc enemies of tho "rlslnc Btato oi vermont.' uu tho open grounds wblcb. make the plcasant little park between tbe Wolloomsac Houso aud tho old burial grounds. whcie be- roes and Ilcssiana bave sleDtfor n. mntnn.-. sido by slde, undcr tbe shada of Vrmnnt'a rirst unurcu, uolonel Pcck's full icaiment of tne natiunal Onard of Vermont woro in Ilne. with nrms nt "prwiont" (0 rccelvo tho Xa- uons cxccutivo, Tliero can bo no botter uao-pant .,rn,1nr.r,l in imaginatlon or In fact tban thomarch of tho milltary cscort accompanied by tbelr dis tlngulsbed gnests from tbo bistof lo itreet of uiu jjonningtou Ulll" ilown 1 hlllal.tn hlgbway to our village In tbe Walloomaao valley wlicro tho eavalcade of tbouaamla nf omter, , vctcrans and cltizens were fonning, to bonor tho flced and tho days tbal bad urougni tnein together. On tho exteniire giouniLi belonirln tn th estato of Hon. Belli B. Ilnnt, and near wbero onr old rcaldenla will rcmember as "Jlunt'e wooas," on tbe uortborn lliio of our vlllaue. and along tbe rallroad leadlng from the North aud South, Chief Marebal Valoutina bad "mas;ed ln dlvislons" flve tbonaand and morosoldiers aud oltizens, bands, battcrics and orgauizatlons, ou oot, monuted nnd in carriag's, wbo wcro lo form tho grandest eavajcado tbat hasevoryct marcbed tfarongh New tngland clty or village. On tho nrrivajpf tbe Prcsldent with bls es : oort atid party ihcy took tlib right of tho procession and in oxact accordanco with tho programmo which wo haye alrcady publish- td, tho eavalcade which may rigbttnlly Uo callc'd moro an ovatiou tban a procession stnrted toward tbo centennial Uelds. Noxt to, and dircctly lnfrout oftbo Prcsident's cniriacc. two idaloons of our vlllago com- pauy, the Park duards, marcbed j tbo other platoons, in rcar. On clthcr tlanlc a uuc 01 seloctcd Eoldlers from tho ranksof Vormont veteraus, (they who had been in ths army and "at tbo f ront" with tho "Ohlo coloncl,") nclfil.as.'yboiiy .guard." Next followed tbe bthcr compatiies of Col. Pcck's eplendid rcgl- ment of Vormont Natioual Guard. From tbo spacious and pleasaut grounds whero tho procession bad been raasecd they feli into Unu with the preclslun tbat was as touhihlng even to the many old commaudera of nrniy troops whd had cburge of the dlvis lons and brigndcs tbat were to form the street display. There were mlles of nien, milltary clvio and honorables aasigncd to place.4 in tbe long paradc. 'WltboHt dclay, cxcopt whilo waltlng, britily for tardy tratus, the tnaes of coinpanles and cifliens, couinicnoed tlielr tnarcb, comliig up (orth slreet, which street us all of our roaders may uot know leads from tbe grounds of Ilon. S. B. Hunt southward to Jlaln street at tbe 'Corners" ln our village, they tumcd by flllng lcft 11 p 1'lrasaut street, through tho wholo length of wbieb tbey inarched, nnd out on to Maln strcrt at tbe )unctlun ucar Oates' Hotel. Along tbe entlro line of Plcasant Street flaga were spread and tbe dwellings and ndjacent groppds decorated nuu adonied; all of tbem nppropriately, nnd many of tbcin nngnifl ccutly. Frum this point I fio procession coiumenced its triumphal march tbrougb Beuningtou's maln strcct. Overfio street tho fcstooueiy of llagg of evcry descriptlon, trlumphant atcbes, mottocs of wclcome and the cmblaz numcnt uf gorgcous' nnd patriutic dlspluy uiet the uiarchiug tbousands alnng Its wholo longth. Nearly every houso was decorated; pvcryporticoondverandali waa lilledwlth welcomlng gucsts ; ecatlerlng bouquets and wavingbandkercbiefs, Inuumerable llaos aud bearty cbeers, exprefsed tbe Joy nnd good cbcerthat provai'.ed ovcry whero and wltb cvcrybody. Wo aro pot uverbpasting nor mlsloadlng ourrcailcrs wben wo say from tbo best 1 tbority, tbat this procession was tho liiif tho most pleasant lu all of irs appartenant ar- rangemenlsand eurcess, of any proccBsi tbgthas eyeryot hnporcd tbls gr any ofli of our New Ingjand IttateB, The hlgbcst odlciaU of our national aud oycral ol our state goverumcnls : scores the most diatiugntsbed citlzens ofour conu try 1 the very elitu of nillitqry nrffanizations; u half dozen thou'nnd of tbo vcterans who savedourUnlon,lu tuotfinouf Us greatcst pcril : tho legislaturcs of turoo stulcs, an tho choiccst men, and carriagcs full of tho ladies whom all men llko to bonor, took pnrt in, and graccd tho eavalcade. From the averago of cstlmates made by our contcmporarlea aa well as from the re pPfta inodo to Chlef Marshal Valentino. it safo to clalm tliat tliero wpro nearly eight tbousand men In llue. 1'resldent liaya n many army chief talns nnd olbera wbo bave roviewcd clvio proceselons and battalions of troops in line, corroborato this estlmate. Wo soiiiil not if we wero to undertako tho plcasant tosk, deseribo tbo bcauty and tbe hcroio grandeur tbat surrounded tho socnc on tho centennial gronnd when ibe Prcsldent, from tho grnud roviewlug stand, rovlew Uiiafoutenuial proccsalon ns its rauks filecl post him, bis cnbinet anc) bs )iiauy assocla- tea, To redpce fuo ynsf linp intppioper proportlong for a passmg roview ln frput tbo Prcsldent, ncecssarily requirc( a delay lu tbo marcblng ltne. lor tbrce-quarters nu bourapjrtio.i of tbo troops and'cltizons who took part in tbe procession, wcro halted in our strcets or m tho avenucs lcading the paylllons nnd parglle grounds of tbo 1 campnjcnt, Cppgratq atlons and many obeerful words pf klndly welcome, Krcetjng nrt pJasntry,wero eWianeo, Dut nos on liliplBaatTDt ovetlt qrjiir wnolieerfpl .Word, or llitylhl'nr ibmt ooii-TOri'IiiC.i"iltlr jr uicnt oitupiiay oconirpu, W atroets nnd aldewalks wcro crowded witbstrangors and Visitors 1 dismuuotod rqen who bad riddcn for a wcary hour or two tireil soldlera who had traversed tbo procesaion's lino from it start to its revlewiug balt wcro abuudant overvwhere, but thero was no dfscord words of complaint, notblng inharmonious the vast gathering was a concoursu of gcn tlcinen that would bonor any state, any eyentpauy flenturir. The procecdings nt tho oratlou und ban- quctfcnpj haye already been flulto fully Bivpu 111 our pommns, )ye uoput jr tbere nn evor tet nnscmhlcd lu New England, grcater array of talentpdjeaiips iH onrnest men, tuan were gatbered nnder tlie spread. ing canvos on onr centennial field, ou tbi aunlversary daj Tho crltlcal roprosenta. tlvoof tbe New YorkTrlbune, wbo haibcon acarcful, though uotun llllberal rcporter of tbo perauipnles, says : luga, polltlcnl, clvlc and milltaryip)-weI0 e were flftv deed " a good matureil crowav1- ln llf.imliiL.tmi on tbo 10th not ttfj tbousand of those, wbo had been qite 'ons lime atteudants upou celobrationsjl s'1003' ivirv ili'irreAf tbo vetorans of.nuilc niect- ueriencc, HWtion " It Is hrd to say bnt feature Of tbe alTal doscrves most pralsc whetbor H10 mlj(ary display made by tbe voluulcer troops of four States. or tbo long procession of Veterani ot the Kebelllon sturdy, mlddle-aged meu with liqes fn their faces tclliug of courago and on' puranco or tbp offlclal cleincut, embracing the State Gloyermneuts of Vcpnont, New Ilnmpshire aud Massachuaotts, tba tliroo btates tbat sent soldicrs to tho Bennington flgbt- a hnudrcd ycars ago; tho grand out pourlngof tbepeopja, or tba bountlful hos- pitaiityol tho townafolks. ond the r enter. prising and tlroless labora in organlzlng tho ceieoration. Qivlng all fnll rccognltlon, tbere is yet sometbtngmore lmportant tbau either, with out which the celebratlon wonld havo failed a fci-ling of pnniesf pHtr)otsni aroused by tuo memones ot tne (eroutlonary sruag)e 1 a healtbful State pridp wblcb eais tbrpc otatos to ciarni oaou its aliaro of tliq glory of Gcn. Btarks victory, and a sentlmcnt of no. tlonality shown in the luvilatlou to the l'rrsiilent nnd in the cordlal receptlou given 111m by meu 01 bolb partles. Nowbero could the attractlons of holidav uiycrsjon nayo )rawn tbU immenso multl- tucjo to a little mountain village ot scarce 6,000 Inliabllonts, Nothing cxcept atrong. entbuaiastla sontlnicnt could liayo produced such a demonstration 1 aud His exoeedingly grntlfying in a materia agc, whero qnestlons 01 ijuaincsa, employitient and wagee are up. pcruiost, to Und so faincli wholesorae aenil. n.ou uxlstlng In tho popular boart. Tho full gcponnts of tho day's Drociwdliiir. "qiHFB uo upp injentjDg by apppja d. patpbcs. A word may, howeyer, bo eald qt tbe wopdcrfnl piqtnreKqueness of tbn firenA on the ground whcre (ip exercscstookplace, The fonim of tbe occaesion u a flfty acro uciu, aiuuiUH uuwu liura ine WOOden biiIa nf iloimt Anthony In billowy rldgcs towards nie yaiiey, wnero Jles tbo yiJlBge w(tli Jts wnuououscs, lOOKing iiKotalusof foani ii) a sea of groou foliage, All oround. v n the weitward, aro tlio stoen slonra urecn -uountains, wltu ilark cloud.sbadowi lloating along tbelr sldes. The fleld ls bor dcredby the pretty cainps of tbo National Guard and tbe vcterans, tbe row's of tenls looh'ingos wnitonssnowdnfU In tbe open space tbere is wopderfully varled oflifeand movement, lllla-men in gay uniiorms, mifiiary uanns bcre and tbero, familfes pipnclng on the grarj, conntless booths (or refresbtnents, nijd slile-st)ow dl renlons Joudly adveitlsed by brawlinr showwen, perambti)atug yondors of ajl sorts 01 iuriaue anipiea, ano every wbero tbe vaat multltnde of good rwtored ppope, gq a(fk. uk uu uuuiud kobb a aeppjmea ffltnesaed ln tbls oountrv," It will be a matter of pleaaaot lntereat tn our far away readors as well as tboso nrarer bome, who bave already learncd the faet, that durinir tbt busiett week tbat any New Englaud village bas ever enjoyed, not n an. gle actident occnrredi not a llfocuilanireml. nor a liinb brokcn not a publip broll, nor a strcct flghti 110 tbierery, exoept by tho nll. ant bands of ati occasional plck.pocket, and nono of tho nupleasontlncldents nadclrcnm stauces tbat are too apt too accompaoy tbo congregatlon of bo vast n crowd. lt ls olso notewortby that cvcrybody ttaincd CTitics nll ; Jtidgcs from and know wbat n enccessful ahould be. ln all tbls crowd tffcrairtN non6 toflndfault: all Wero moro thnnl 'lsueu nndfrpm tho flrst uoto of mualoatl' nnnneMl tbo nDDroack of ibe -aiiag' m' dlcry on Saturday. Aug. Iltb uitfl tl" Iast lent woa alruck nnd foldeil: eleht BU) 1-,lcr' thcio was no gtumbllng or dlscon ly, ph.ipB. bccaiiio uobody wan blo, but moro probably and Jus tbero was nothing to grumblo at with. All the days were gala day tbe bours wero happy nnd wide av ovcnt was tbo "Ilorvest England patriotism nnd enthutl: Tbo sous of the tturdy fatbers made tbe day and tbo week memn; gatbered to do hcmago to ancest atiddeeds) to bonor the prei ou the flrst page of tbof uture.cent toiy words of hoiief iilnog nnd good tW lt Bhould not be nnderstood fromluijtbing that we buvo wrltten that Ihore N" sombreueas or lack of hilarity amlloluficition; Bvcrv whero evcrybodV wasbaDnr.lToed'S- clpllne of milltary rule provailed tbpastent all tho canips, but was baidly raorein'lenc tlian tho dlsoipline of Bolf-respect tbat pre- vallcd thronghont our aticotieuiljpw1 lliero were encampeu iu iuocentenmiiu"u moro tban tlve tbousand vetcri4, Toey were undcr 110 rcatralnt oxcopt suJi pswas Belf-assuined. In tbelr wasftng MiM, the borocs of wblcb grow less nnd ,uo years pasa bv, wero min'4t'd tho'fcn'wbo belped to lill Vermont's flrst reglmjiof vol uiitcors. wben tbo noto of n'.ariufetiethat thoAmcilcanllagaud tboUuioirJiT JJrdiU wostbosymbol had been flred upo itl'ort Sumntcr, audalso tho distlnguifliei oScers nndglnrlous prlvatcs who bad helpoit oill the other slxteen regiments tbat Verni cl con tributcd to tho aervice daring out I'iiion's ycars of tcrriblo trlal. It requircs that arcadersbould knovsomo thingof Boldler life or eomcthiug cUiade nrlvatlonstbat occompany it, to tBciate fully thohcart-felt Joy with whicllJBceter- uns wbohnvo " touched clbows" on' upy battle-lield meet aud grcet cach otbr ln tbese days of peace. Mankind knowi p no- blereinotlnn tban thatwhicli uiakcfksxdier ahero; tbero is notblng of llfu ncijfi'ban the fortitudo which stands lirni on little fietd. Tbroiigliaiit Vermont tler6aralmu sands nf patriot berpcs wbo wcro voianeers to reslst tbo attack upou ournatlontllilon amlto malntain tho blstoUc preaUge oithe Old Oreen iountaii Jstate. Tbero wero glecful timcs in tbo ttnns' campHi bllarious, boart-foH andljopus. Crippled meu, wbo bad been borne IBm the battlo-fleldon strctchororin ambulaficrwm rades who bad snltereu tn prlson penti iar- rcd and unscarrcd men wbo had Jfilne to galn luanya victory orwaited trustnilj tu retriove many an nnavoidable defi ail gatbered un our centennial flcl wouder if ln tbe exuberant greetlng ly BU ch men can feel, tbere somctbtnc of excess and 1: ty. Unt uur ve,teran aro also vcterans ln peace, and uuiou. Tbey had a glorious time and whenever they appoarcdon upi they were cheered wiih a ringlng such as 1 seldom heard along ' ecluiirit's " stream, But the stcadiul soldicriy bcarlng of tho old camp nniEUttle' liclds, still chnractcrlzed tbo yetefisa iu tbclr citlzens life, nnd nddcd a feneval lu ter to their glorious fanio. Uere, In tbe ' wlld yhirl " of thcli four days' onpanipment. thoy ro.cstablisheB tbelr right tu bo known and hallcd by thafcgno uicn wliioh General Hancock gavo tbtei on the ileld of Williamsburg, when in ri n fearful attcmpt of tbe rebel forccs oor battcrics. bo gavo his famoi Now geutlemen, charge 1" llie soldicrs of the enllstcd milltl; own aqd otber atatea, wblUoff apt; nniniltr llirnnir.il nur utrtmn lt'. lievcd from the strlct ri-'es'ef milltary famp lifo giid tbo rostr((itlona wliicli aurronnd tbem fnsidp tbe picket lines, they bad been occasionally liilarions, Jubilaut and indls orcot, Bntduringall tbo days tbey were bcre, tbere Is not a slngle rccord agalnst thom, nor a single nniform dishonored. Tbere were of course occasional eoisodes of fuu.Jolllty andsport; but tbeae were quiet ways ot amusement moro to be enjoyed by all, tban to be complaincd of by any. Of tbe rontlne of carap life we mlght write umuy nuFs j 01 quw wfii ap,a satistoctorily to all tho vast cpnpourse got tbelr rahona. andenjoyodtbefrliving.day and nlght,we miglif io spcf. but (t is 6uffcent to say bat the pxtcnsivo preparations made and admlrabjy carrjcd oqt, furniabod oyeryfblng 11101. sumu, uo ueatrcii in mo noarqng and lodglng dopnrtmcnts, Thore had been a fear that tbo Jarge erowd suro to gatber hero that week, mlght be too large to bo comfortablv cared for. If tho compauy had been increas- ed a half, tbero wonld bave been no com' plairjt of a lack of accominodation. We can. not, bcre. us we abonld Hke lo do. nartienlar. ize tho natnes of thosp who gre onlitlej to commoudatlou for tholr labors and success ln carrylng ont tho entortalnment of our visiting gucsts. In nnotbcr article. wM,-h will rellevo us from nuklng this 01m tno long. wo will mention and delincate Low anttuywuomt)etas,swer8 ( weU ppr fonned. ' Of tbe multlplied ineidauts and oeenrK.n. 9ea,mauyoiwnicn will belong to bistory, and many otbers of wblcb will be pltaiant remlniscences to rcad for the nreamt .nri preservefortbefuture,we shall also' write as tlme and space allow. We should do ourselveH and b rKi... r 1. . f .. ... -. "aw ueumugion uenter vlllairo. Itb ..rir Ilenniugtop uf tba eenhirt? that pommenped opp Imndrod years igo, injnstlcej if wo djd nt speak of tbo spcclal intcicst, eflbrt aqd OHtnualasm tbey nianlfested iu everv nnaalliU 1. ilcandprlvate.soclal pnd Ptriotp, to add to tho succoai of llennlnirtnn'. 1.1 celebratlon. As ln 1TJT, mauy of the llvillest ovvucs ui iuai penou occurrcd in tliat bi tnrin vlllnirA wl.n.. .Anii . . uujr, vermont 111 born, ao In the centennial week of 1877 miuy t tbp pleasant pelebrantjubllatlun.transplred Iu Benning- CENTENNIAL RELICS. VitoiBLE ContOfit.ra-CAprA,,, DEAnnoaM'. aw omEn Swobdj-Oashoh BAtM rnou BenkisotohBatixe Field Portbaiti or KEVoi.uTioi.AnT Heboes .Etuan Au.ik's llAP, CP VEEUORT-.'OATAiotJST TAVEBS" 1'OHOU BowtVAtUAnLB Papehs Ikteb. ESTINO l'ABTICOLABS-PucEJ OP IltSTOBICAL IrEBEST, ETO. IT0, As eomo indlcation of tho yast numbers who Cocked to tbls town. last week. to attend the celebratlon. it is stated that moro tban flftcen liondrect tlcketn wcro eold at Man chester Btation, on Wodneaday and Thurs day, and over two buudred at East Dorset. soclal 8.tberlngsand otber evidences and' partlclpatlon in the occurrences of tho week fully tesllflcd to the lntereat felt by tbo citi zens of tbe "Old Town," in tbo-Day we fif fltdual .1.1. 1- nlte lcpgtbily; bn wo bav L Z T. T.?l"T paro,l1". "Ot fearlng that frn i ii al1" ll'oao wI,o will leatB from tho BANSEnnoarly all tbey can W of be pc ebrp tlou, wllt tiro of reading a spe- .erehcPoS,.Wl',l", Whon tbo soldicrs of tho nn ... their and our and" "when 7.1 ant lines oftcnts had been lowered and foW- , ... .ullu4 K,,8 0I vermont's batterr wauiiig march across iemountalns, and the lu.Pl,l0 mQ,ie heareofvst Dg h,u,U had coased oor I'ft- iw yvutUiy VCU Atlll rt watiHk.H rpcbrt maqy jbin,, tt.at or readers will wi 7 w "U U0 Pliit daty ol Jofal Journaltst. Tlm " h becu aod will horeafter l,a performed. Finb Wongs ov Art fln a f ard of Vcrgenucs nnbllahMi ti,aiAJ "f u pnaei'a cartooun, "t vuoigo i reter," j'aul preacblug a ena," "The mlr,.ni01 Jl-eter and Jobn beallng tbe lame , , u. u. arnaoqs rejcotlng th0 , At I,ystr f ja Uaath of Anaulna - , rl ptliers. 'Jlieie aro olpgant and " -H..v.,Uua bo,, M0 perfect as Ufi nuo nuu ejpreaslon, Thcse, togetborJ . ... inoiouuwinguallstof thBrAllMnnAv.iK:; itionai. me - assctt Houso ," ontheeltoof tbe nU OfTnnlln.ntnl U, T, .. . . oioto iiouao." August 10th ond lOtb: Brass drum: two.edirl .wi. musaei. au grenamer-s cap, captured by General Stark,nt the Battleof Bennington, and by him prcsentcd to tbo Stato of MaBsa cbnsetts, nnd bas never bcfore left tta8enato Chamber. Tbe drnm ls one of the twelve takcn in tho battle, aud, like all British 1m plements of war, is very heavv. -wnlirhlnir an nounds. A cavalry carblue. draBoon swnnl drum ond cantocn, captured by General b'tark, and proscnted to the State of New Ilampsbire. A beautiful sllver-bllted swonl ua.l uapt. Dienuea uearuorn, ln Colonel Stlck' ney's rcgiment, at the Battlo of T!nninnn wbieb, with Bevolntionary docnments of much mterear, was prcsented for exhlbition by F. 1 . uearoorn, Esq., of Manchester, N. II . A brass mounttd sword, used by Llenten- not Nosb, who was woundcd ln the battle, and dled the nlght followlno1. Tbls sword was prcsented for oxhibltinn, and to the Ver- mont Historical 8oc!ety,t)y L. Ildwatd Ket logg, Esq., of Benson, Vt. Tbo cavalry sword of EHuh Fay. Sido arms. worn by muslclaus. Cannister and cnnnon balls flred from the cannonson oxhibition, abdfonndupon tbp battle grountl. A twelve ponnd cannon ball found npon tbe field at r ort Goorge. Tbo camp kettle of Col. Baume. An Interestina portralt, lu cocked bat cos tume, paintod ln 1774, of Cil. Slmonds, who so bruvely lcd tho Berkshlro mllitla tn the battlo, prcsented fnr cxbibltlou by Prof. Pefry of WilllamB collego. A splendid palutlng of Col. Noah Lee, born in Norwalk, Conn, A. D.. 1745, n bravo dler and olBcer of the Kevolutlon, who re- mnvedtoCastloton, Vt., 1766, was the com' peerof Allen and Warner, and with tho eol diers nnder his command, captured Major Skcono at Skeensboro, (uow Wbitehall), May 3d, 1775, aud beld theposltlon until tbe eur render of Ticonderoga and Crown Point to tbo American troops. Tbls valnable addt tlon to tho collcction was coutrlbuted by bis deoendant rcslding nt Castleton, Vt, Tbo portralt of Davld Iiobinson, a soldier in tbo battle. A hkeness of Samuel Sall'ord, n soldier in tbo battle. Also of Samuel Fay, Esq., wbo dicd at 93 years, a grnndson of "Landlord Fay," bolb of whom owned, residcd and dled ln the Cata- mount Taveru. Alsoof Benjamiu Ilarwood, tlie flrst white malo child born in Bennington. Adaguereolypoof Col. Baume's sword. Tbls swordwasbrongbtfrom the battle-Ileld by Davld Roblnson, and at tiustimb ls con surably left at tbe old South cburcb in Bostou, A cbapoau, worn ln early days by Gen. Da vid Iiobinson. Amapof Vermont, found at tho realdence of Ethan Allen by Whltlaw lu 1796. Pay roll and commlsslons datlng back. b& yond a csntnry, Valuablo papors relatjng to Etban AUen and Heuian Allen prcsented by Mr. Wad' ham of Vermont, a desccndaut. A valuablo paper from Callforma, present cd through ox-Qov, Ililaqd Hall. A well preserved mammotb Bible, present ed by nnd belongiuK to tbo Bradt family, of Hooslck, N. Y with a birth record datlng baok nearly 300 yoars. A punch bowl brougbt to tho Catamonnt Tavorn, and thore left by tbo Irtah ofliccra .1 1 .nltnul n. nriODrM nf tSuwrupou tn iwijo neiu iui)iiMiinteiy ls portrayed.ln cxqutsito workmnnshlp al most ovcry milltary post from New Vork city tobeyond tbe most nortbera sourccs of tho Iludson liiver and elsewbero, prcsented byJ.MoBreen.Esq., of Wells, Vt., through ueorge t . Koou. sq., of Jvortb Benuingto Also many minor rclics of antlquity, wrongnt ln canons torms and workmanship, much valued by tbelr various posaejsors, rs bclrlooms of noble ancegtry, TbecoHeot(onwasvlsted bjr uh,qut !?.000 pcrsons, arqong wjiom wcro Mrs, Hayesand bertwosons, M.lssos, CbarlaUe nnd Mojly Stark, and qtljer d&soendants of the hero of Bennington Alargo nnd Iqdlscrlininate collaotlon of reyolutionary rellps was dlsoouraged by tho centenn jal pom.mittoo a,i too hoavy tax up on (hoso whose caroandresnonsibUity wonld be satisfaotary, and whoso sorviees were macbneededln otber dopartmonts. Tbere- fore contrlbutions of rclics wero unsounht and only those exbibited that wero vol- nntarily sent, which wera placod in the solo charge of G. W. Roblnson, who deunvi bunself of all partieipatiqn ln the cclobra tinn that bo mlght render his department as lntercsting as the clrcumstanoes by wbieb be was snrronnded wonld warrant. Tbefollowlngplocesof historlo Interest at Bennington Center were designatcd bvflaim posters and mottoes, The cqntlqoutaJ storo bonso, noster. On tbls site stoou iqo conunentai storo housc. Motto, "Tbe horoos of Bennington battle weU won a monumontal plle to tell eacb ato- riedname." The rcsldenco of Capt, Samuel Roblnson. 17B, the ploneer settlerof Bennington,its flrst magistrate, captain unaer Kmg Uo. the, 2d, in tbe war oetwoeq iqe brencn, nnd Engllsb, Dled iq Ijoqunn ln 170,7. uaiampuqb tuverq Aionument. naster. This stone eonmeniorfttes tho Oatamount Tavern, where met the Counoil et Safcty, andln which wo coqflned tho British oB- cers aa prlsonors of war Ang, lfl. 1777. Motto. "Thecoqnselof safety, hcraesby tbq right of anearilerereatlon," . Hoapilal. Poetcr, here stood tho bospital wbere tho slck and woundcd prisoners were confined after the battle. The old ileeting llouse, Poater. flcro Stooi tho old rqeotlng houso where the priso- nerswere conuneu. Motto, "In momory of the Feom tho Prosldont's reception lablo, wo recelvod by tbo band of Mr. Goldsmltli, tho inost gorgcous bouquct ot gladiolias inter- mluglcd witb other cut llowora, that wo ever saw, as compact, beautiful nnd raro as a sou- vonir from tho exotics conld be. As a floral remtntscence of tne centennial wecky-itwlll bave a leadlng place In onr memory. Asan lnstaneeof what ludlcrous mlscblef prlnters' typcs can do, we quoto from the New York Tribuno, its correspondent's au- nonuoement tbat Col. F. V. RandalL of Mon t- peller, "wai in command of 'Sptinky Lam- vllle' veterans" in our procession of the 16th Colonal Randall, as commander of the fonrth brlgade. lcd a flne colamn of heroos. If thero were any "Lamvill-iaua" amongst them, they wero notrecognlzed. There were. howevor, many good fellows, faltlifnl and true, from "Spnnky Lamoille." CHAS. E. GRAVES, Eago s, Stoves, Furnaces, &o. Itis moro amusing thau lmportant, to no tice the real with which tho Troy Whiir and other papers ln that clty, with on occasional oumal printed elsowhcre alonz tho New York line, pride themselves npon tho fact, tbat the llattlo of Bennington was fouglit on their side of the stato line. At the tlme the battlo was fonght, there was a setlous dis- puto as to tbo exact location of tho llno, but wo bnvo never heard anybody dlsonte tbat tho New York tories, tholr nsaociato Hcsslans audlndlans, gotjustasnenr Bennington as tbe urccit.Mountain Boys would allow them to come. The troublo hos bcgun again, Just ns ono worthy nnd honorcd 'j-oung colored gentle man has graduated from West Point. and cntercd servlce in ibe army, cpngresaman Muller'a committce namcd by him to bold coinpetitive examlnatlon, to Beleot n boy ln bls iew lork city distnct, best tlttcd bf cd. ucational nttalument and ustural physlque, to be appolnted as a cadet in tho West Point milltary school, bave found themselves re- qnlred.undertheruli' and neccssary pro- prietics wblcb goveiu tbem in tbelr dutiec, to givo tbo honors of tho Bclectlou to a young New York negro.a pupll ln thepubliosohools of that clty. There were elevcn compotltors'; tho committoo woro emphatlcally anti-negro; but tho colored boy's superlority over nll cotnpetttors, so clenrly cstabllsbcd bls right, that the committeewilh a manliness which docsthcmbonbrgaveto him the positlon whicb Ue earned. By and by such events may not bo uucommou 1 nqwadaya thoy nre quito rare. . . ,! kn.A ir Allen. a.te,' hero wosthe resi- dence of Etban Allen. Motto. "Ethan Allen. tnie to his friends and true to his country." Rer. Jededlah Dewey. Poster. This bonse trostheresidenceof and bnilt by tho Rev. Jedcdiah Dewey, tbo flrst settled pastor In Firetoourt bonse, loster. Hero stood tho Srst conrt nouse ln Vermont wost of tho Green Moontains, Walloomsac House. Poster. Iloune of the lleyolntion. Was ln 1777 kept as n hotel by Kli ab Dewey. wbo w.as a oaptaiit ln tho Ben nington battle, The rondezvous of Stark, Allen, Warren and tlielr comnatriots"ln tbe thnes tbat tried men's sonla." Tbe cemetery, Poster. Tbe flaga hero dos lenate the gravos of those who were in the ; ,(!. Motto. 'Tlm hern IiIiuh) ll.nf wf (h aoil, onr gratotui nearts to-lay cmbalm." Tlie burial place ot tbe Hesalans. Poster. U,re were burled the prisoners who dled af. ..rtbe battle. nivld lteddlnir. Poster. lfern wu nTArni. edDsvld Itcildlng, June. 1777. ineyui'MiuK 1'usi. x-osier. uero stoou , . Hm.uaii ue BCCH ... - ' I1AK.VP11 Rinilnnn.H .1 ..... ' - . aeemcu to bo sallsiled aud woll plcosod. As ln a rleli frain. . .V. 'z."ix"' 3 thoTrihunA rnrrA.nnn.l.nf .... lt ! I (,. """"(iBimci il.. whllininff nnst. The plUory. Poiter. ITere'stood the nlllorv. Tha encamnment. Poater. Ilarn -wm tli Anencan cncampmeiit, UW, oim., Jrn Bluou. ueuerai Stark wheiilie aald, "We eonquer, or tl.la nlffbt Molly Btark slecps a wldow, Btddslioro, Oaroompanyof veteron soldlera rracbed bcne last Friday evenlng, all blgbly ploased th tbelr tnp to tbo Bennington centennial. The rennlon ot old soldlera was tho most en- jayable of any that bas taien place In the ktte aince tne war. tv e leei unaer espcciai ebligations to CoL WiUard Ilolden, 3d, of Arlington, (commander of Bennington coun ly battallon), for his nntlring eBorts for our jomiort wblte in camp, uol, Ilolden will ,rer bo remtmbcred with Brntitude nnd ,ffecton!iy tbe "vets " nnd tbo Readsboro eornet bnnd, fqr tils kiudnvas nnd cotistant labur for tba happlncss of all, Vlve la Ilol den ls the greetlng the boys would sendback from tbls tlde of tbe mountalu. Vetkran. It ls not as gencraliy known os.it ougbtto be, that among the mjiiy tmiiortant services rendercd by Gen. Jobn Stark during the Re- volutlonary war, tbat bo was a memberof the board of general offlcers wbo coniposed tho court mortial tbat tried and senteuoed Major Andre, tbe West Point spy, wbo snf fered a fato that wonld havo been meted out to Benedtct Arnold, the real traltor aud cul prit, if he, Arnold bad not by proyinK a tral tor to bis new fnends as well As bs country. escaped, Among tho namcs associatcd with General Stark's, were Gcn, Green, Gen, St. Clalr, Gcn. Lafayette, Baron Steuben ond other noted generala ot the army, There. were thlrteen votlng members of tho trial board, Six yoted tbat Major Andre ahould bo bung. Slxothers, nmongwbom wo tbink was Gcn Stark, voted tbat he abould bo sbot. Gcn, Green, tho presidcnt, gavo tbe casting vote, and declded the qnestion, in accordance with wblcti the lameuted Major was hangcd as spy. CLINTON RANGE, DELMONICO KAtVGE 1. 1. njnnj & co. ALBANY, N. Y. appfiTAT: wwn iTwrrrrirwvrn WJL auyjLiaaj ja.il ai v J 11 X Havbig Jclbed oor remlar Atjait IdtuiU sa nill. on Monday, August 6th, fnaujorated GREAT IIKDtJCTlOK 8ALE of all onr FLL AUD WIHTER BOQDS. Carried over from last aeaaoni and to Indaet oor rrleadato pnrebaie la adrince of tbair waa's, w ave marked all UU1 er Dress THE RATHIJONE RANGE, OCCIDENTAL ramge, NEW SiEWART RANGES Improved Stcwatt Cook, w- Reporter Cook, Gen. Stark began bls life of warfaro too early to givemuch atteutlou to cdncational or literary reqnlrements of lnter m nnbood. IIo wasaylgorous butsometimes n careless wr)ter. Jn nletter of congratnlatlon to the commaudlng Goneral of the American army, rrlttu on.raoslrlnir tbouowa of tho surron- nI"v' Jnr.- CJ- ..l-Jy. I.'1,.I oaa- ed tbe glorlous'avent to b.nnnounccd " By a dlschnrge af fourteen ciuiuon, and ota llko numbor of platoons, ln bonor of the ITnltod States of America, the fonrteentti dlschargo oemgior vermont. The musketsof the fourteen patriotio pk' toons wcro probably all that wero "dls cbarged," ln additioo to the IIM numbcr of cannon, on that Jubllnnt occMion. Wo hnyo recclvcd Yolnmoo,of the Recorils ofqqYcriior nnd Conncil of tho Stato of Vermont, ed(ted nnd pnbllsbed by autbority of tne stnte, by Hon. E. P. Walton, of Mont pelier, Wo caonot this week soeatc of tbls excellent historic record, wbiob ls tho most exbaustlvo and oomplete of any over yet puuitenea tn cur state. Wo sball tako plcas- ure ln refemng to this odmirablo book ngaln, in another number of our paper. Slx- Golden Crown Cook, Pftisport Cook, Casket Cook, Granger, for Wood V Tremendous Sacriflce, TIIBREBY CIVINU X GRAND 0PP0RTUN1TY BARGrAINS. fnuikloulhlofftfria, wc trembletoMll oar pftt- ront DRESS :GOODS AT GMc, 8c. aud 10c. Per Yard.. itjd11 tha flDer QQtlltleiof cood In tbe iime proortloDt thQR maklofr ereftt iTlng to all wbo mj find lt conTenlcot to partbae NOW. iDUiaiewin DecoDUntieatnroQita tne monia oi Aasatt. and bricci will be nmd wlihoot anT reffard. to gxt or iDtrlotlc Talnc, aa or deifre la to oake aa rnure clOBlneof ihi cl ol eooda prepaiatorr to tbe com.og Kj; 1 reoaon. 1 . 1 WUitney & Co. New York Store, 47 and 49 North Pearl Sirtef, ALBANY. N. Y. Hymn for lemington Centennial, tecnlli or An;;u8t. Inscribed to Mrs. Dorinda llrewstor Blge- low, (by whose reqncst lt was writtcn) with ailectionatc respect. IWa fnvnrnniHai1ftM it.t Mnwnl ..!!. 1 .vMO)t.UUl wuuuujt, iwm tho campljtostanzai of tlrsIarimiSon's' Doautnui centonniai nvmu, oi wuicli tbe nrst, slxth, elghtb, cloventh and twelfth wcro sung to the tune of Old Ilundrcd, in conolu iion of tbe publicexercises on the SUtoenth: Ono huudrpd years X natlon's joys Hesound alonir tho nrosnered wnv. Tbat Stark and uls Green Mountain Boys juu uun uuo uiuureu yoars to-uay. II. For tbem the strlfe. tha feare, tbe toll i r or us a century ot caim ) v The hero blood tbat wet the aoll Our grateful beprls to-uay cmbalm. III. Tbe eicklo wnvea amld tho irraln i The datsy snilles tho dover blooma i 0"er flelds once red with battle-staln So more tlio clond ol battlo looms. IiUBY, PEARL ANDBOYN TON PURNAUES, IV. The hllls that Ktban Allen lored In vcrdaut beautr lift their rreata Tbe stately raraparts slnud unmoved wncre swoet, Habbatlo stilincss nsta. V. Hald mountain rears nualnst the skv 111s bcarred old fnreliejul. liorntKi limwn. tv uun oiuro uim oinpcs iinac ireo anu iiigu Vmm Alithnnv'a Int.inpln I ttnwvn VI. God bless tho Standanl of the Fieol God bless the peacijfiil, lnippy land I OurKathers'Godl Wo llffto Thco Uur pralse lor gltts ou every band. VII. Givo us such boneat hearts and true As wnnned tho breasts of patriot sires, Tbo wrong to scoru, tho right pursue. i.ea us to seea: witn strong deslres. vnr. . . And for our coun try'shonorcil Head ' 'X Our revf.rent Him nalr IhlinlnnnO ..' . That Tbon wllt gulde bls feet to troad; i lu rootpriuts ot our Washington. Our Wnshlngtonl whose spotlcss lifo ' The nations of tho earth rucordi" ' ' Who steadfast sought, in peaco or strife, iu hjucu tno garmcnt ot ms uora. , t q Y For htm who holds the lielm ot Stato , IIIs narae'n surety, clcan and just Uer power of place but rnnkes more great ine Kingiy guts no noias m tnpn, YI. Our coiinsolQM with wisdorn 11H Le( jparties die ; let faotionscoase; Let nll men icek, with singlo will, vnr uountry s unity onu peace. TIT. Tben not ln vnln the patriot blood Was Dourod unon tho crlmson elav. - Whre sido by sfde our fathers stood une uunurea years ago to-tiay. Mldsummer Eve. 1877. ) walloomaao llouse, JSURIE AUQf. 1 Ilonnlngton. Arlington. A meetlng of tho old 1st Vermont cavalry was beld at Camp "Ethan Allen " nnd an organltation efleoted. Iho meetlng was callod to order by Adjutant C. V. Gatcs. 0, ileauregard was elrcted secictarv. H Is oxpcoted that nt tho next rcunlon, all old cavalry veterani will go monuted. Qfllrera 111 bo oppointcd iu cach county in tbe stato hereafter. JasErn FAMrot n, Cor Seo'y (qr Bennington county, The New Splendid Parlor, Dauntless Parlo Stcwart Round and Oval Parlor Office Stovei, and Wood, Parlor and Kerosene Oil Stoved Pumps, Lcad Pipe, Sinks, Tin and Ho low Ware, Plumbing, Tin, Copper, and Sheet Iron Worker. ROOma AND OlTTTEIt WORK CHAS. E. GRAVES. THE AEfifeiOIL SAi'E CO. Fair Haven, Vermont, Manulacturcrs or OIL SAPESAND REFRIGE-RATORS. Our Oil safe was tlie first given to the pnblic, 12 years ago, 'since wqich time more than ten thousand have been pur chased by the best store.ksepers and; manufacturers in all parts of the land. Our Catalogue csntatns a list of Four Hundred modirications, ranging from. ogallonsi compartment to 1700 cal- lons and 20 compartments. Every retail dealer should at least have one for Kerosene, and it will pay to have one wiih a sufficient numbei of compartments and capacity for all Oils old, and even Molasses and Syrups. BUY NOW, AND FILL BEFORE OIL ADVANCES MORE. Send for a. CauIo?ne it will fclT imt clearly and concltlsively wherein this Safe is bettsr and cheaper than any other receptecle mide. Also thxee sizeA aC HOUSEHOLU OIL SAFES OR CANS. 10, 2 c. or co callon capacity. Every- family should have one. lt will pay. 'One will outlast a full half dozen of any other, Buy one now and fill before oil advan- ses more. REFRIGERATORS. Olir lin. n r I ll Wrt nnnA lr ..wah. proached and unapproachable. No carc or expense is spared in making them. ALL THAT A FIRST CLASS RE- FRIGERATOR SHOULD BE. Namely: A perfect keeper of provis- ions and whatever is put into it and a small consumer of ice. We assert, without fear of tuecessful contradiction, that there isuo refrigerilor made thar costs so much and is sold for to small a price. Great inducements lor the remaindW of the season. If vou do not renuira one this season. you will most likelv another and you are requested to send jour auic nuw ueiore you torget it, lor one ot ur 1878 catalogues which we will send s soon os issued. It will contain illos- rations of at least 1$ styles. It win al a give you the bes method of construct- ng Ice House. Address as above.