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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 188). TEIE&EA 1 S House Committees. Wajshinoton, Due. 21.—Tlie speaker an nounced the Committee od Ways and Means to be be constituted and follows : Kelley, Chalrrian ; Kasaou, Dunnell, McKintry, Hub bell, Haskell, Russell, Errett, Randall,McKee, Carlisle, Morrison, Spear (Ga.) ^Banking aud Cnrreucy—Crapso, ( Mass.) Chairman; Smith, (ills.) Weber, Diugley Moore, Cornell, Beam, Buckner, Harden burgh, Flower, Ermentrant. Appropriations— Uiscoc« (X. Y.) Chair matt ; Robeson, Cannon, Buriows, Butter worth, Caswell, Ryan, O'Neil, Ktsichuiu, Blackburn, C«x, Atkins, Jones, Lafevre, Ktli Ison, of (Li.) Tho Chalimausbips of the oilier commit tees are as loi lows : Elections, Calkins, ef Indiana. Judiciary, Reed, of Maine. Coiasge, Weights and Measures, Fisher oi Pennsylvania. Commerce, Page, ot California. Agriculture, Valentine, of Nebraska. Foreign Affair», Williams, of Wisconsin. Millitary Affairs, Henderson, of Illinois. Naval Affairs, Harris ot Massachusetts. Poslofliees and Postroads, Bingham ei Pennsylvania. Public Lauds, Pound, of Wisconsin. Indiau Affairs, Ha»keli, of Kansas. Territories, Burrows, of Michigan. Railways and Canals, Townsend, of Ohio. Manufactures, Campbell, of Pennsylvania. Mines and Mimng, Van Yoohees, of New .... , ,, , ,, Public Buildings anu Grounds, Sbsllen b trger, of Pennsylvania. Pacific Railroads, H »zell on, of Wisconsin. Mississippi Levee», Thomas, ef Illinois. Education aud Labor, Updegraff, of Ohio. Patents, Youuc, of Valid Opinions, Browne, ot Indiana. Pensions, Marsh, of Illinois. Claims, Crowley, of New York, War Claim*, Hawk, of Tennessee. Public Expenditures, Hands'll of Pennsyl vania. Public land claim*. Pacheco cf California. District of Columbia, Neal, of Obi«. Revision of the laws, McKintry, ot Ohio. Expendituies in the Department of Stale, Deering, of lows. Expenditures in t.he Treasury Deparlment, Belferd, ef Colorado. Expenditures in the War Department, Brigg», ofN. H. Expenditures in the Navy Depa tineut, Robeson, of N. J. Expenditures in the Postoffice Department, Cannon, ef ills. Expenditures in the interior Department, Hubbeli. of Michigan. Expendituies of the Dejarlmnit of Justice, Wiilet. of Michigan. Expenditures on public building*, Errett, of Penn. Rules, Vsnuor, of Maryland. Mileage, Jorgensen, of Virginia. Joint Commissioners of the libraiy, Cook, of New York. Joint Committee on Printing, Van Horne of Missouri. Joint Committee on enrolled bills, Aldrich, Joint Committee on Census, Prescott, of New York. Public Heaith, Van Arman, of New York, Retenu in federal service, Orth, of Iowa. Law respecting elections of President and Vice President, Updergraff, of Iowa. Alcoholic liquor traffic, Waite, oi Conn. Crimes and Casualties. Columbus, Dec. 21,—Bernard ktelsel, a German cooper, this afternoon sliet and killed bis wife, aud then shot himself in bis own house. Whisky was the cause. Detkoit, Dec. 21. —Yesterday, Mrs. John Evans, of Sheridan, Montcalm county, locked ner liouee and went to a seighbor's, leaving two children, aged eight months and three years, in tne house. Shortly after the house was discovered in tlamos. Attempts to res cue tbe children were oi do avail. Chicago, Dec. 21 —The engine and tender of the paymaster's train of the Chicago and Northwestern railway rau into the north branch of the Chicago River, an the nerth side of the city limits, to-day, while the com pany's bridge was open for a tug to pas, through. The engineer bad ene of his legs cut off; the fireman escaped by swimming and tbe conductor is uuder the wreck TERRITORIAL NEWS. Helena Independent. Dec. 22. Rev. D. 8. McMillsn, ef Balt Lake, who has been far the past two er . three weeks absent on a trip to Missoula, Deer Lodge and ether West Sid# points, returned to Helena Tues day eveuieg. A private letter received last evening bring tho sesi that Rev. J. M. Spencer, well known in Montana, will be married to-day to Miss Nettle Anthony, at the residence ofthe bride's mother, ia Henry county, Virginia. We laarn from C. it. Y augbau that an ex ceedingly rich strike was made a few days ago in bis mine, the Iottle Jennie. Tbeere is very rich in ruby silver, and at some points assays as high as $15^00 to the ton. We hope it may prove a permanent "find." Helena Herald, Dee. 21. The man who stole one of Mr. Ralston's botaea at Marysville early In November, and who bad been confined in tbe couuty jail, was brought before the Police Magistrate yes terday afternoon. The examiaatiea or the case was waived, sad tbe man waa bound ovar ta await tha action of the Grand Jury. The man ruled to give boads and was con ducted back to jail. : j I tiff oreftster Guiteau Trial. Wabhin gtoh, Lite. 21.—Dr. Woi of Massachusetts, who refused wheu upon the stand for the defense to auswer the hypothet ical question proposed by Scoville, testified that in hie opinion the prisouer was a sane man. Guiteau, sharply—How mach do you ex pect so get for that opinion, sir. I suppose that will be worth about $f>00 to you. That is the way Corkhill is running, but 1 don't think it will be worth a snap with the jury— not a snap, sir. Corkhill than read a hypothetical question, which covered the material facts in the pris onar's history from bis boyhood down to his act on the 2nd of Joly, and inquired, assum ing all these facts ts be true, iu your opinion was the prisoner sane or insane when he killed the President;' Answer—1 believe him to have been pei fectly sane. Guiteau—Ves, sir, you expect to get $500 for your opinion. All through the readiug of the hypothetical question Guiteau continually shouted, "that is false—absolutely false." At one lime he said: "That's fslse; gel the facts right for your hypothesis, or whatever you call it. Judge Porter must have got that stuff' up for you; you certainly.hare not got brains enough. I want to say right hers that Col. Corkhill tins made a very good outward statement of tbs facts, but lie hasn't touched at all upon wliat was going oil iu my mind at that time. That is a matter for the jury, the court, the Deity and me to decide—we four. Col. Corkhill then read another hypothet ical question, setting forth in its most unen viable light the career of Guiteau. The prisoner winced uuder the record, but confined himself to a sort of growl, " that's false," or " that's absolutely false." On concluding the reading Corkhill agaiu inquired of the witness, "Do you consider the prisoner was sane or insane on the second I * j i J I ; j i j j I j j I day of July. Answer—"In my opinion he was sane." Recess. Afta* recess Dr. Worcester again teok the stand, when Guiteau insisted upon being heard, aud with some impetuosity said, " 1 want it distinctly understood that on the third of July 1 gave Col. Corkhill and lus reporter, in a two heurs' interview, my views • n Ibis whole subject—Ike inspiration, the political situstien, and all the i\iu*e? that im pelled me to fire nn ti e President ; ai d tins man Corkhill destroyed his notes so that I could not use ihsin upon this trial, it's a burning shame for him to come in here now and say that I never said anything about in spiration until three weeks after the slioot Dr. Worcester then turned to Cox and said : if the court please, I understand that. 1 ap pear lier* aa au expert, summoned by tbe government to testify just as I believe im partially in this case. Col. Corkhiil undertook to explain that tbs witness had remained iu the city wholly agaiii6l bis will, when he was interrupted by Scoville, who, with evident auger, proteste i against ihe action of the counsel for llie pros eeaUon in attempting to fertify this witness with the jury in advauce of his evidence. A sharp colloquy ensued between counsel which was interrupted by Guiteau. Resuming tlic cress-examiuatiou, Scoville asked: Wheu and where did you get yeur title of docte, ? Answer—I got my title of doctor from Howard University in 1808. 1 began my course of study in 1808. Witnsss was then ouestioned at great length iu regard to his medical practice ; the books lie had read ; the patients he bad treated, amt ! Llie opportunities he bed enjoyed for iuvesti j gating the subject of insanity. He w*s : asked how he had come to the opinion in the j trial that the prisoner was insane, when lie I liai! written to counsel (Scoville) that such was not his belief, sad replied : From what statements I hove seen, that lie was actuated when ha shot the President by an insane delusion, end that the uncontrolla ble impulse under which lie acted was an outgrowtli of that insane delusion, I wrote you, thinking I might be of service to an in sane man. Witness said he had changed his opinion as to the inaauity of the priaoaer, because he did net believe that to be a true statement on which lie liad based his opinion before be went to Washington. Guiteau, impatiently—Don't you under stand, Scoville, that $000 lias modified his views? What's the use of wasting time on him? Let him go. Scoville was about to resume the examine, lion when Guiteau struck the table violently and called ou : "Make matters short, it is simply a matter ot fact for the jury to determ ine whether my free agency was destroyed or not. 1 claim it was and 1 wont lave you compromise my life as yau are doing by your stupid blunderbuss way of examining wit nesses. As tbe examination proceeded Guiteau fre quently interrupted and roundly abused Sco ville for bis inconspeiency aud charged him with compromising his case. Turning toward the Judge Guiteaa added depreciatingly : "Scoville is a perfect idiot and 1 believe bim ana Corkhill bave a pretty bard time. (Gen eral laughter.) lam a good nalared man, (laughter) but 1 cannot aland abuse ; and when I am buzzed 1 grant f talk right back. Scovilla, at ona time in evident angar and again with a sarcastic smile : "Wby you honor," be sbonted : "If 1 was indicted for manslaughter 1 will be hung for murder if Scoville should defend me." Mrs. Scovilla reached over to apeak -o Guiteau, whan bo snarled at her: "Ton ksop your mouth abut ; you're as big a fool u your buaband. You're a crank on ibis business. If you had all slayad in Chicago it would have bean far tbe better fer my case. These relatives are a nuisance. 1 would be be'ter off if 1 didn't have aoy. 1 would have plenty of friends if this pack of relative# were Wash I no ton, December p2.—Gnitean— J Jndge Cox—I think that sufficient. hava "I opened my mail this morning,)' heldlno up twenty or more loiters—"pretty good mail, too, and only one crank letlar in the whole lot; all from high-toned people, too. They are beginning to think better of me outside. High-toned ladies are seeking for my autograph. They think that 1 am a big man, but I don't care a snap whether)'us a big man or a little one." The prisoner busied him in reading bis let ters, and soon broke out again, saying : "Weil 1 did not notice this before, ladies and gen tlemen—1 have just received a letter from Dr. Spitzka. He. says lie lias received two hundred letters congratulating him on his testiaiouy, aud only two threatening ones. A pretty good showing, 1 think, when he Came here for nothing and didn't get a cent, while these fellows are handsouieiy paid by the Government. Here's another from Mr. Beatty." Judge Cox—"Well, that will do, prisonor; we have not the time to listen te th l reading of your correspondence. Guitvau—"All rigli', sir." Recess. After recess witness (Dr. Reed) was asked if lie tho iglil it would be any indication of in sanity in a man of mature years, Wbo hon es! ly believed lie was inspired to kill the 1'resident of llie United Stales, and who l.on estiy beiicved that wlieu his motives were known to the people, tbay would not only excuse but applaud his act, replied : If he honestly believed bis will dominated by a conviction it would be an iud cation of insanity. Scoville—If it is not impudent, Doctor, at tirs day and generation, I will ask you if you have ever devoted any attention to the subject, oi believe in inspiration? Answor—"Well not specially." Guiteau—Wei), if God could inspire a man 2,01)0 years ago, why could he not do so now? Is there anything different in human na ture ? a Scoville—i have no objectiou to your an swering, Doctor. The question was read agxin to to witness, and lie replied ; If the Lord did inspire any body 2,000 years ago he can now, if lie chooses. Guiteau—That is my idea. He not only can, but he did in this case. The cross-examination proceeded without incident, and witli hardly any interruption on tha part of Guitvau. Ones, when a pro position based upon the incident cf an up lifted ace, so often alluded to on the trial, wa* put to witness, Guiteau called out - The whole thing is based on falsehoods, Scoville; there never was any such occurrence as you bave stated, and as a consequence Ins answer is wiiolly irrelevant. Daring the greater part of the afternoon Guiteau was engaged in writine articles tor publication, and apparently paid little heed to the progress of ilia trial. At a quarter be fore three the witness was excused. Guiteau immediately shouted: Tlnse ex perts may be all high-toned and honorable, but iu my opinion they bang more moo Miau doctors kill. Growing mare aud more excit ed, lie declaimed for some minutes, and said : General Garfield would be alive to-day had it not been for the doctors ; they completed what my shot began. The Lord|iiiteiniied he should go, and to let the dectors kill him. He didn't die before liis time, tboegb. Col. Corkhill desired an adjournment, but Scoville inquired, Where is your witness, Shaw? 1 can dispose of him in a few m lû mes. Shaw wi9 called, when Guiteau shouted, He is the man that, told that lie. We've got your record, Shaw, fiom New Jersey, where a Judge from the beuch said that you ought to be in the penitentialy. The witness wa i asked if ha bad not been indicted for perjury, aud repiied that he had. Upon attempting to explain, a long dia Lgue ensued, Guiteau shouting that ths wit ness was the most extraordinary liar iu America. Tha witness was finally permitted te ex plain that it aroes through a misapprehension, and lie was acquitted by a jury. Scoville gave notice to Shaw that he would have to defend his character, as he had four witnesses to introduce whose testimony he (Shaw) would waat to meet. Ad j urne d. Washington, Dec. 23.— Guiteau, without any show of excitement, said* 1 'it is said that I have been abusing Scoville. Now, the fact of the matter is 1 want to make a speech about that. Scoville is doing very well in this case considering his theory, but lie is uot s criminal lawyer. He is a liae examiser of titles. He can teil you ail about your ab stracts of titles, but I cannot have Scoville her# compromising my case. There is no lawyer ia this couit room but knows he has asked questions for tbe defense which have beea a positive injury to the defense. 1 can not sit here whan my life is at stake and have him compromise my case in this way My friend Cbas. Reed who was twelve years district attorney at Chicago, and a first-class lawyer, lias very kindly consented to avtume charge of this esse, and I introduce him to your honor and the jury and the American people. He is a good fellow—Scoville is a good fellow, too, and 1 want him to continne in tbe case, and help in every way." Scoville immediately arose to a personal ex planation, staling that the difficulties under which he had labored and his disappointment at not receiving assistance he had expected from certain eminent counsel, he asked tho court if it would pass upon tho propriety of Reed assuming the active duties of associais counsel ia this case. Judge Poner thought it would be entirely out of piece for tbe court ta be askad to rule upon such a propasition, and, spaaking far the prosecution, promised no objection ta Reed and no criticism or his course in beceraing counsel for defence privately stated that 1 saw no objection to such a course on Reed's part. Col. Carkhill—It is absurd to talk aboutit. Reed has been assisting all the way through and hat not been out of sight of the court room. Reed (quicklv)—That's not true, Mr. Cork liill. Guiteau—Oh, Corkhill can't tell the truth atywxy. Reed hat quietly asslssted just as lawyers have dane in the interest of truth aud justice, that is what we are here for. After aoine discussion between the counsel relative to striking out certain portion! of Dr, Damon's testimony. Corkhiil was aboat to call witness when Guiteau broke out excited ly : There is a vast amount of rubbish getting into this trial that lias nothing to do with the 2nd day of July. You can't tell now what is going on in that foreman's laind or Judge Cox ; how can you tell what was going on in mine on the ae.'ond of July? AIFtbis nonsense about whether 1 am sane now or was five years ago has'nothing whatever to do with this case. Striking llie table and becoming more and more excited be continued, if 1 cannot get justice here I expect an act of God to give fhe prolection. He lias taken away the wife of one of the jurors for which 1 am very sorry, and if necessary iu will take one o those jurors right out of the box to save my life in the interest ef truth and justice. Scoville explained in regard to the letter oi Dr. Spitzka, opened and commented upon yesterday by Guiteau. He staled that the latter was addressed to him (Scoville) and uot to tbe prisoner. He knew it would be commented upon by the prosecution that Spitzka had written to a man lie said, and under oath, was insane, and lie (Scoville) de sired the court and jury to understand just bow it was secured. Wni. A. Edward, clerk in the office of Shaw, said be overheard Guiteau^tell Shaw that lie would kill some big man some day as Booth. This contradicts Shaw's testimony, that nobody was present at the interview ; but witness maiutained bis facia were cor* rect, and priaoner attempted to involve wit ness in fraudulent real estate transactions. Guiteau sneered slid Scoville tried to qu ! et him. Guiteau retorted: "I know wliat I'm doing. I'll take the chance of get ting the laugh on him. This whole tiling is a lie. My counsel lakes it too seriously ; It's a lie ; let it go. This fellow ten years ago was a clerk on eight dollars a week. The idea that I should coasult him iu a big real estate transac'ion—such a numbskull at this fellow. It it abiurd, and Judge Cox ought to kick him ofl'ef the staad. Dr. S. U. L'albott, medical expert from Middletown, New York, had treated over 1,000 insane person* ; hail observad Guiteau claaely, aud assuming that lit told the truth regardingthe shooting and his life; should say that hi: was sane July 2d. Same answer to hypothetical questions, " How much do you expect to get for that opinion," shouted Guiteau, " you have been two or three weeks. I suppose yon will want five hundred dollars, (striking table,) but l don't care a snap if you bring iu 500 such wit nesses. Judge Cox demanded of bim to keep quiet. "All righi, your lienor, I will be quiet, now." Davidge—"Y'our honor, please note tbe free agency quoted by the prisoner. He op erates all right now, as be can keep quiet he when desires. Guiteau—"1 don't pretend to be insane now any more than you are ; but on the 2nd of July and thirty days before 1 was insane, that's an isetue." Davidge—"Then, if you are sane now, you should certainly know how to behave youi aelf." Guiteau—"I do know, and I behava just as well as you. I appear us my own counsel, aud have as much right to talk as you have. You have altogether too much to say on Ibis cas*. You are as tiad a* a man bora witli diarrhea. Now you keep quite." Witness didn't believe the prisoner acted under an insane delusion when lie sbot tbe President by inspiration, as meant "a happy thought," to commit the act than be was in spiredjn any other seuse lie was not. Recess. Dr. Heury P. Stevens, superintendent of the Hartford retreat for the insane said that from 800 to 900 eases of insanity had come under bis supervision during the last eight yean. The witness made four examinations of pris oner at the jail, as to his mental and physical condition. Guiteau— Y ou came to ms Ur. as a friend and 1 supposing you were going ta testify fo the defence talked very freely with you about my religious feelings and ail about myseife but Corkhilt'a money was too much for you. I want to aay here, i don't pretend 1 am any more insane than tills man Davidge is. I won't sa 1 ' Corkhill, for I think he ia cracked. [Laughter.] But I rest my case right on this claim that I was insane on July 2d, when my inspiration and slate af mind impelled me to fire upon the President., To make it short, that's all there is about it. I don't care what these experts say about my sanity now ; that's got nothing to do with it. Benton Record, Dec, 19. I There is no particular change in the condi I tion of Mr. McSween-y, whose baud »as so frighliy crashed at the mines recently, it is ! feared that it will be necessary to amputate the hand. Erauk Strong, who has been at Chestnut and Sun River purchasing horses, returned to Beaton yesterday, bringing a fine band of twenty young horses. Mr. James Deere, who with Burk and Hill recently sold the gold qnartz lead in Maiden gulch for $15,000 is contemplating a visit to Chili for tbe purpose of prospecting. Mr. W. G. Conrad purchased to-day of Har | rla it Strong tlio well known team of bay i mares formerly owned by Jamee McDevitt. ] The price paid (or theus was, we believe, I $400. Tbe team isthe handsomest in Ben 1 ton. HOLIDAY GOO! AT GOLDSMITH & CO, The One Price Clothii A PULL STOCK :nsr all our Lxisr.Es For Holiday Prose OF ENDLESS VAHIET AND CHOICEST DESIG] GENERAL WESTERN NEWS. Gathered from Our Latest Coast Exchanges. T. Regan is having some work done on the Oro Fine. The Boycott, Rattling Jack, Stormy Hill, Seventy-idne and several oilier mine* are showing good ore. Tbe Beard of Supervisors of Pinal county, Arizona, have accepted a bill of $1,800 for the erection of a new jail at Florence. Sands' mill is now reducing some rich ore from the Golden Chariot, and a lot fiom the Owyhee Treasury is on llie yard. Preseett, Arizona, is to bava a new Demo cratic paper. The veleraa journalist, John H. Marion, is said to be the projector of the venture. Duriag the week Sissondi has melted bul lion from tile Empire State to the value of $3,(532.52 ; from the Owyhee Treasury, $539.(50. Col. Kent, of Meagher county, Montana, look a little hunt the other day aad killed twelve elk, one mountain lion aud several black-tailed deer. A lorty-stamp mill is to be erected at llie Gunsiglil mins, Meyers district, 1'iina coun ty, Arizona, by Messrs. G. VV. Baker and J. B. Baker, of Philadelphia. Henry Alexis, aa intelligent young Indian is teaching the school at Mukilsbule, aboat, tiiirty miles southeast of Seattle, Washington Territory, where lie has about a dozen pu pils. A ricli mineral district has been discovered by some Prescott, Arizona, prospectors, close by tbe li 'e of the Atlantic A Pacific railroad, sbont lire miles from the Needles, on the Coiorauo. » The Taca vaiiey, which now contains near ly i0,00 g paopla, also confaius reins of a much larger population antedating tbe Pueb los and the Mexicans. Betweau llie present town aud tba Rio Hondo are traces of bouses and streets exleading through tbe sage brush for four or five miles. Nothing now remains but tbe cobblestone foundations of tbe houses. At Tombstone, Arizona, great excitement prevails over the attempt at the assassination of Mayor Ciuni. It is said Sheriff Reban claims he is powerless, as Ihe cow-boys seem toe strong a baud. The saloon keepers and liquor merchants say that most of their trade conses from this gaug. Troops are needed and have been asked for. ! 1 [ : J I ! j ! j ] Bait Lake Tribune Dec. ISth. ^Miners still continue to arrive in the city from the north country to spend the winter. Wells, Fargo A Co.'s haillon receipts yes terday were four cars of llora Silver bullion, $10,000; one bar, Barbee Ä Waikor, $2,202. 20; total, $11,282.29. < onilucUr John Chugg got his foot caught between the cew-catcber and the rail at the depot on Sunday. A bruised foot and a lost shoo was the only damage. Tbe Mountain Consolidated slock is now ready for delivery to those who bave sub scribed. Tbe work at the mine is being prosecuted with great vigor and everything is iu first-class shape. The large building for the steam hoisting works over tbe tbreo com partment shaft is noaring completion, and the extensive machinery Is expert« ground this week. It is expected I mine will be thorcughiy opened 1 Money sufficient to complete the| works and develop the mine is the treasury, and contracts for the i mill will tie let this winter. The i is backed by solid men, and tbe l to justify them in liberal expeuditaij About one hundred and fifty ] eluding Masons aad their families | af Mount Moriah Lodge last eveiiii) a public installation of officers took ^ W. Grand Master P. H. Emerson assisted l.y D. G. M. Win. F. Jamal following officers were installed ford ing year : Parley L. Williams, W. M. Scott F. Chapman, S. W. M. K. 1'arsons, J. W. Christopher Deibl, Secretary, Hugh Anderson, Treasurer. G. M. Forbes, S. D. J. F. Hardie, J. D. C. A. Dabi, S. 8. T. A. Jaunty, J. b. Wm. Siiowell, Tyler. Wood River Miner, Dee. IT. Mr. Stevenson, accountant fur tlzj G. & S. Mining Co., started" for I Tuesday morning, lint meet ing I'rcf. I at Bellevue with whom he is inlira mining claims, he turned back and I nied the Professor to Bullion is id their interest. They left Thursday I to winter in Sait Lake. |isb I |l Notwithstanding that mid-winter H upon us, business booms right along about Bullion esmp. Tha foliowin| are being worked and ara piling heaps of high grade ores on the dm Bullion, Mayflower, Eureka, Idabotijj stake, Jay Gould, O. K., Red Lispln range and Mountain View. Eureka Sentinel, Dec. 20 th. Ko Emtka'Tunuel stock was <p the Board last Saturday or yesteidsy. the matter now ? The mine is all rigl The New York daily Stock Report its readers not to buy Eureka Co» just now, as they are likely to go lo*dj The annual meeting of Ihe dire Eureka and Palisade railroad comp been postponed unlit the 16th day d next. There have been 113 assessments I« 1 year lor arcount if mines in Stoief These assessments aggregate a tu'si ef 800, which has In eu distributed si« iniuss. There were 24 claims wh'«! 1 only oie assessment each during the? 1 others levied two; 10 others three; ® ers four; and three, the extreme limit aisetsmeiits. Those ia tba last nam^ were the Hale & Norcross. 'I* lion and Caledonia have been source» < pieuse to owners for a score of years. In spit# of tbs Maine law the Conn« farmers still continus to make cid« 1 farmers still continus to mas« ' l, '' some or them iu Fairfield couniy & stored it in linseed oil barrels. 1" this oil some preparation of lead is » ,e< hence llie reckless consumers of Con*« cider soon became aware that they wad Look not up«' tuns ot lead poisoniag. cider when it lajlead.