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VICRMO'JSTT 'JDA.T.TJY rrEANSCETPT, JULY 6, 1363.
Arermont Daily Transcript, ST. ALBANS, VT. : MONDAY, JUIiV 0, lfiOS. Letter front New York. St. Nicholas, New York, July flu, 1S(W. ( lOlMTOllR TllAKW'lUl'T: Now York city lsnUvnysa point of nt t motion, ami thin is peculiarly the onsc at the present lime. The IJopuMlean jmrlyoftlje union having nnuleitN nom inntiouH in a manner most nuspieioup of puceess, ami stolen a long march on the "linterrilled" Demoeni'-y hy the nom inations, and platform adopted at Chi cago, (lie Democrats are wlirring vigor ously to retrieve lost advantages 1 the nominations they will present in the convention ahout to asemlili' lure, and byappcnling to the t-p t i t ol'eastc whieh Is strong by education in the people of the South, and whieh is by no means dormant in the breasts !' people of oth er latitudes. In the pr .-ent condition of parties there is a strong tesemblanco to tho magnet, which lias its positive and negative poles, and If negation is destined to win, then, with judicious handling there are plenty of elements of hope in thu Democratic party. The Republican party ever since its organi zation has been a positive one, a parly of action, and lias therefore been com petent to ileal with emergencies vigor ously. The emergency of the war was too much for tho Democracy, and they can only hope to become vigorous again by tho instillation of ideas which have up to the present hour been foreign lo their traditions and policy. Hence the extreme interest which is felt on all sides concerning the course of the com ing convention. If Democracy is to be come liberal it can bo no matter of re gret oven to those who do not des'ne the success of tho party, though it may there by become too fast a thing for wmc oi the old war-horses, who hang to tho past like Jews to Judaism. But the shrewd men, like Governor .Seymour, sec that there is no hope of success with out an advance. It looks favorable, 1 must say, for the liberals just now. With the ascendancy of tho liberal feel ing, the nomination of Judge Chase will be by no means impossible. The fact that tho woman's right party receives encouragement from many prominent Democrats is somewhat significant ol tho growth of tho liberal feeling. A letter lias been shown here, written by Judge Chase, in whieh he pledges his support to the nominees of the Dem ocratic convention, and urges that.liis name be not presented as a candidate, unless with positive assurance of its sue cess. What will tho Tribune and Inde pendent say to that? Up to tho time of the Chicago convention Judge Chase was tho first choice of both those papers for tho Republican nomination. I think 1 notice among tho party workers at this hotel, where tho Now York delegation has rooms, that Sim. Jowctt is on hand. You will remember him as U. S. Marshall of the Northern District of this state in 1S01, in which year he was removed. TIo had charge of census matters in his district in 1S00, and made a nice little tiling by "enum eration." With the appointment of eaeli deputy made by him, a circular was scut, printed and headed "confiden tial," in which the appointee was "ex pected promptly to contribute" a certain sum, varying with the importance of tho various sub-districts, "for party pur poses." Besides the regular preecntago made by the wily Simeon outof the cen sus, 1 figure it that he made a few snug thousands out of his confidential circu lar. One deputy, in Watortown, I think, being assessed pretty smartly, wrote to his chief and requested him in more vigoious language than you wi' chose to print, to Journey to that undis covered country whore the thermome ter unvaryingly indicates excessive heat. Sim. did not go but lie probably will. Your old friend, Wirt Slices, is oil West on literary business just now. His fertile pen still works for some of our best monthly publications, includ ing Harjicra, Our Young Folks, the Jiiv crside, and also a Baptist weekly paper in Boston. Ho finds time to bo Presi dent of tho Association of Authors, of this city, and his geniality, industry, and talents, make him as popular with litteratl, as his writings are among the people. Yours, as of old, Anon. The Fiust Djstiuct. Wo learn from the Rutland Herald that the Re publican Committee of the First Con gressional District have decided to call tho District Convention at Rutland, on Wednesday, August nth, 1 o'clock, P.M. The ofllcial call will be issued as soon as tho list of delegates, to whieh the Kover al towns aro entitled, can lie made up. Hon. F. Ii. Woodbridge, Hon. S. M. Dorr, Col. Veazoy, Hon. C. W. Willaid and Judge Kellogg, are all vigorously pre.-sed by their friends for the nomina tion for member of Congress. iNroitMATiox received hero Thurs day by telegraph says that 1,000 tons of iron is now en route for tills place from New York for the Whitehall and Pittsburgh Railroad, and It is expect ed that trains will run on the loadas far rsoutli as Pu n in i:bout 00 davs. J'httlsburgli J( publican. 'Hie Meehauie ill Trouble, EntToits Tkanw it i it: j Thank fortune 1 am back in St. Johns again, at my old home once more. 1 have been misled and grof-sly deceived in that paper mill business, which was my only object ingoing to St. A I nans, f hart but little money in my pocket upon my arrival at your place, and mod learned that 1 had better be anywhere else than in St. Albans wlthoul money. 1 think my explanations to you may not have been satisfactory, at any rate 1 received no assistance from you in any shape, in obtaining a job. Yet feel ing under obligations to you lor not en- eouiaging the mob to annihilate me, I will write von concerning my where abouts. 1 oon learned that St. Albans was full of resident Fenians besides a great many weretnere iroin anroaii who weie looking around to see what they could discover. I was told by an intelligent Kaunuck whose services J obtained with his horse and gravel-cart to take me to the mill site, that 1 wan suspected by the Fenians of being a spy, notwith standing my free and full declarations to you to the contrary. Prudence thete fore and economy dirccled me to em ploy my friend the Kalmuck, besides he told me that he knew exactly where the paper mill site was located. I placed implicit confidence in his pretensions and wo started. As we were traveling through the principal streets of tho town T overheard a group of small hoy at one of the street cornel's y tliat wo were (ho pbmocis of the Kinncwinc lmwnians. What that meant 1 dirt'nt know, but they did not harm us. My friend drove me around a full half day but failed to find the mill site and water power. I began to think there was some mistake in tho Legislature in char tering the mill or that my guide was unsound, but at length in passing through England street he halted upon tho bridge. Pointing to a dilapidated old building just above be exclaimed "there it is" I replied that this could not be so, although this was the first signs of a water power that 1 bad seen. The stream although apparently never but a small rivulet oven in a freshet, was completely dried up, and the build ing had boon abandoned and the wheels gone to decay many years ago. Ho as sured me that it was a very dry time, which would account for tho absence of water. T informed him that I paid my money and should not bo dictated much. Wo had surveyed tho East, North and South parts of tho town and had at last discovered a sign. Wo followed as best wo could its traces to the lakeand found the first running water emptying into it from the Sewer at the Railroad depot, l made up my mind that I was sold, but my guide still encouraged me. Upon reaching the lake he told mo what by this time 1 had discovered, that wo had traced tho largest stream in town to the lake. But said he, do not bo discouraged, tlie plan 1 will now reveal to you. Here is a very great abundance of water in the lake as you see, and an artificial water-power is to bo obtained in this manner. A powerful steam engine is to bo purchased in New York and will pump the water back into a reservoir upon yonder hill. Tho paper mill will bo erected at tho foot of tho hill and tho water power so obtained will turn tho Mill. Though ho endeavored long to impress mo with tho practicability of the theory, T could not believe in its value. Really, it did seem to me that it would require the samo power to ele vate tho water to tho reservoir as would be obtained upon its return, to say noth ing of the friction of tho Machinery and the water In the pipes to be overcome in the operation. I was. disgusted as you may well be lieve returned to tho village and paid imld my driver his wages. I had been greatly wronged and saw no relief from my pressing wants and my fast van ishing funds. Could 1 expect anything better in the future? 1 find loss fault with my Kaunuck driver, as lie was very obliging for tho $1,50 i paid him, but ho too deceived me. Ho might have told motlie truth from the start, that there was no water-power in St. Albans and that tho whole paper mill affair was a hoax. Thus it is, even your Slate Parliament encourages such a base fraud. While 1 was considering the uncertainty of all things in St. Albans, I received a letter from a friend that I had left behind in St. Johns, that a new regiment was forming to resist the an ticipated Fenian invasion. Having kept an eye open for my welfare in my absence, he informed me that there was a chance for me to work in Quartermas ter. This opportunity was one T long had sought to distinguish myself. To bo a Quartermaster is worth more than all tho paper mills in St. Albans. I hastily took my unlocked tool-chest and started back to Sr. Johns. " Homo again front a foreign shore," I am in stalled In my present lucrative employ ment. St. Albans will entice a St. Johns Quartermaster no more. Neces sity sometimes compels patriotism, and whilo the present excitement continues, my regiment will not ho disbanded. Baiitholomuw St. Ci,aik, Quartermaster of ,SY. Johns. Among tho appropriations in the Riv er and Harbor Bill just passed by the House of Representatives in one of N tO.uou for the Harbor of Burlington. Xoririeh I'liierrslt . An earnest and determined nicellngof the Board of Trustees of this Institu-' tlon was held at Northtleld, on IhoiM Inst. ThoRt. How Dr. Bissell, the new HMiop of Vermont, was present, and took, as a trustee, an active part In the proceedings. Hut one opinion was expressed or entertained, and that was that tho Univorsiii must fo forward, A resolution was unanimously adopted, declaring it to be, In the enso of the Hoard, their duty to guarantee its con tinuance. Salaries were pledged to the profcssorn, who have ho lotig and ably i-otvod ih (heir respective places. Charles A. Cuitis. Hrevet Captain in the V. S. A., was chosen Professor of Military Science. He is a graduate of Norwich Univeisity, and will bring to it eiltcient aid. Hut a still more Im portant election was that of the Rev. (icorge B. Eastman, of the Diocese of Michigan, to the Presidency. Mr. Kastnian has had much acquaintance with educational matters, is a line j scholar, and every way fitted for the! place, lie is a nativoof Randolph, Ver mont, and a life-long acquaintance of its present Bishop. If he accepts the position, astheie isstiong leason to be lieve lie will, a salary of $12,000 per an num will be paid to him. The first term of the next collegiate year will commence e Thursday, the !:d day of September. At that time, the now and spacious building of the University, beautifully located and beautiful in itself, will he ready for oc cupancy. The public, therefore, may put confidence in (lie Institution, its pa"t record is honorable; its future the determination is to make still more so. Applications for admission should be made for the present to the Row Ed ward Bourns, LL.D., Northfield, Vt. It may be proper to state that the graduates this year were five in num ber, and that, at the recent meeting of the Board, the Honorary degree of M. A. was conferred on Hiram Adolphus Cutting, of Lunenburg, Vt., and that of LL.D. on John Hamilton Graham, of the Province of Oucboc. A Mousing Edition. -Tho Vree Prcnn announces in the course of the present week, tho issue of a morning edition of that paper, with full night news reports of the Associated Press, an increased amount and variety of reading matter and other changes and improve ments. "Will wonders never cease V" is tlie uniform exclamation of the million who constantly use " Barrett's Vegetable Hair Kestorativo." One bottle will convince the most sceptical of its mir aculous etlect upon the human hair. Norfolk Virginian. wrKtrKneoviruaiK New Musical Depot, - ST ALHANS, - - - - VERMONT. (leneral Ageuev for the STEIN WAY PIANOS, Now York; the G. A. MILLER PIANO, Jioston, and the ESTEY COTTAGE ORGAN, lirattlcboro, Vt. , .-tfcascwAsjrisi ESTEY A- ro.'.S COTTAGE ORGAN TmtriXIPlSjft.NT ! The Vox Jiumana Tremolo Crowniim Improvement, iddition to the PATENT HAUMOMC AT In TACHMENT and PATUXT MANUAL SCl-HAM, Estey A Co. have now further than ever eclipsed all livaJ malieiH of Itecd Instruments, by the introduction of their PATENT VOX HUMANA TREMOLO This most wonderful and beautiful addition to the Cottiigo Organ is acknowledged bv leading musical characters in the country to fie the up jiIiix ultra of all improvements on reed instru ments, THE FIRST PREMIUM Was awarded to this instrument at tho New York Ktate Pair and the Fair of the New England .StntPf, Vermont State Pair, Missouri Slate Pair, and Iowa Mate Pair, over all other instruments, including Mason A Hamlin's Cabinet Organs, Smith's American Organ , and Taylor A Parley's. It is very important that pureitasera bear in mind that the original and genuine Cottage Or gan is made by the Hou.c of. J. ESTEY A Co, only. Tho chief points of superiority uru patented by tiieui, anil of course aro found on tho instru ments of no other maker. Tho undorsigned has made arrangements (o I'nrniih Pianos from any of tho principal New Yolk and lloston makers, on tho most reasonable terms. Satisfaction guaranteed in all eases. Send for an illustrated circular. Address II. A. LYON, St. Albans, Vt. Music, Kinall musical instruments, and musi cal merchandise, at E. II. HUNTINGTON'S Jewelry Store. Pianos, Organs, and Molodans, at tho subscribers residence on Fairllold Stieet. 2&Mf II. A. LYON. Assembly Notice, "VTOTKJfi is hereby given that an application JLS for an act lay.ng a lax upon the County of I'raiiklin for tho purpose of paying thu indebted ness of said County will be made at tho next Sestdon of the (leneral Assembly of Vermont, in October, ISfiH In order that the amount of such indebtedness may be ascertained, all persons having claims upon tho County of Franklin nro requested to present them at Hi. Albans to Cyrus N. bishop, Eso,,, County Treasurer, on or beforo the second Tuesday of September next, Jy order of tho Court, JOSEPH II. UltAINEUI), Couulij Clerk. St. Albans, July 6, 1B03. liiJ-Uw. Cow and Calf for Sale. rilllE subscriber has for pale a good new milk JL cow, and hi r cair. ELIJAH CUItTIS, 222-3H Georgia, Vt, 1 , r .-Jf' s I - nWfiq AUCTION SALE ! ! 3,000 WORTH OF GOODS ! In tlie commodious rooms over A. S. Hyde's Store, MAIN RTUM'T, ST. A MIAN'S. ' i I'Aci.v (by at iilvato sale, and evening ut Atlc- Hon, until the Mock is sold. 'I'lic MiWi'iliei- will sell iih ahno indicated, n I large Mock nf Omuls ut Auction consisting if I new ana Meonii-iumii j READY-MADE CLOTHING.' Kuril us l'nnts. Vests, I'natf., v. Aim), liuis- 1 cfls Carpeting, Oil I loth, and Hush Cal)ieting. 1 Also, ft lot of ''aney (binds nf ecrv description, 1 tun numerous to inriition. A film lot of Ladies' Dress Goods, SlinKcr lionnetH, Allium.-, Satinotts, Lawns, anil nl x tut everything that ihii1i want, and ! want at mi .. own prices. It. KINOSIiKi, I d-lM-lt I'loiuictor and Auctioneer. i SPECIAL NOTICE, 5 7T, would gic thin notice to our limner V Iriends nnd patrons, (lint on and alter tlie Isl iluy or. I utie, tti'tt, we .-hall sell our goods for STRICTLY CASH AND ONE. PRICE ! ! ! Having bail siifilcicnt exiierienee in the credit system of doing business, we have concluded to lnalio a change, and try the Cash System--believing that we can sell our goods cheaper bv adopting such a rule -Although a novelty in St. Albans, we are determined to try the plan. We have on hund i large slock of READY MADE CLOTHING AXD Furnishing Goods, Which under this plan wv will agree to sell l" lier ecu lcsl than any other linn in town that dn business on the credit system. Talie notice and govern vomself accordingl . SMITH & FOSTER, N O . 2, D.A. HHOW BLOCK, St. Albai.:, Vt. d7-lm i w217-:Sm., LOOK TO YOUR INTEREST, Phoenix Mutual LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY ok iiai:tioi:d, roxx. ITS ASSETS ARE NEARLY s ,000,0 o o 8B ANNl'AI. lNTIiMC, NEARLY TWO MILLIONS, AND I'OXsTXNTI.Y IM'IIIIASIXll. Altitun! DtviiU'iiiis, SO Per Cent. All its Policies are Non-Forfeiting ! Xo re striction on Travel, Location or Kniploymcnt ! Dividends upon tlie full Premiums paid on all its Tables ! Notes talien il desired for half of tlie Premium lor tho lirst four years, and in case, of death, they are paid by the Dividends and pireii up and lint deducted from the Policy, and The Full Amount of Insurance, is Paid. It has paid in losses to its Policy Holders over !sj50O,0OO, and has never contested a claim during the 17 years of its existence. No extra Premiums charged for insur ing. Females, Railroad Employees onSeainen A Policy in the Piuusix is pioperly called a Whole World Policy. It permits the insured to travel or reside at will anywhere in tho United States or Europe, at any season of the year, without extra charge. NELSON H.ARMINGTON, Agent, For Eianklin, Clrand Is!o and Lamoille counties. C. L. 1JA1SCOCK, State Agent, d'2iw220-tf ltntland, Vt. HESHNERY GOODS ! MISS F, C, APPLET0N Desires to inform her patrons and ladies, of St. Albans and vicinity that she has recently add ed to her stock of New and Seasonable Goods In her line, and grateful for past favors, would respectfully solicit a continuance of the same, anil hoped by a careful attention to the various styles of both Mlll'merg ami lress .lla.liif. To merit in a measure the very llattering ex pressions of satisfaction bestowed heretofore by thoso acquainted uith her work. 215-tf ' REMOVED. IVriSS WOODMAN, Dress Maker, has re Lt 1. moved to Monitor Block, over llaker's Jioolistore, Lake Street. All orders promptly attended to. 22:l-2v. NOTICE. I WILL hold 11 Session of tho Probate Court at .1.11. Sweatland's Hotel, in itiehford, on .Monday July (i. Also, at A.S. Samson's Hotel, in Montgomery, on Wednesday. Tnlv 8th. MYltON W. ItAlLEY'.'.Tudgo of Probate. St. Albans, July 1st, 18(58. Bones ! Bones ! Q1 AAA MJS- '"'tiKlit of boys in St. Albans OIUUU in the month of Juno. 2,0J0.(I()0 lbs, wanted in July. Will tho boys of Franklin County send in the old bones and get tho cash. M'GOWAN iV CO. St. Albans, July 1, 18(17. 223.:)v. C- "LOT'hTNG, Clothing for Spring at WM. N. SMPril & CO'S. FOU SPUING STYLE OF SOFT nATS, go to WM. N. SMITH A- COS. DEWEY, NOBLE & CO'S I NT S U R N (J E A O B N O V j,ETN a insurance company of HAim'OIil). CONN.. caimm i. a.vi suiti .us. 4.s.ia..ti:i :, 1IOAII5 INSUKANOl'i COMPANY OK MW YOltK. capital ami Kimi'i.iis, $:i,tv4:i mmi ?h. HAUTKOKD KlltE INS. COMPANY OP HAli'lTOltD, CONN., AI'lTAl. AXII SimiMA'S, yj.UUU.OIIIHIO. INS. COMPANY NOHTII AM 13 It J J A OF PHILADELPHIA, CAPITA I. AMI Sl'ltPM'S, y4,0(iO,tlllO 00. NI At SARA FIRE INSURANCE CO. UP NEW YOltK, CAPITA!. AMI M ltl'M'S, sl.r.00,000 00. SECURITY INSURANCE CO. OF NKW YOltK. CAPITA'. AXD Sltlll'l.lN, 1.-177,777 1- LORI IjDA RD FIRE INS. COMPANY OP NKW YOltK, CAPITAL AM) SUHPLUK, !",!,. VM),000 (III. NORTH AMERICAN EIRE IN. CO. OP NKW YOilK, CM'ITM. AXD SiriU'LltS, f7.'i ,lno 1)0. CORN EXCHANGE INS. COMPANY OP NKW OIIK, OA 1'ITA 1. A XI) Sl'HI'l. US, j.Wll.OOO 00 NORTH AMERICAN FIRE INS. CO. OP HAKTPOKD, CONN., CAPITA. AXII SriiPl.lV, .-,(5(1,000 111. ROUE It WILLIAMS INS. COMP'Y OP PI'OVIDKNOK, It. I., CAPITAL AXl Sl'ltPl.l'S, f201,:i:,H SI. CJLENS FALLS INSURANCE CO. OP C.LKNS PALLS, N. Y., (Vt PITA I. AXD Sl'ltPl.l'S, f2l8,821) 18. Pirn and Marine Insurance effected at thisAgcn- .... . i .i i ii i .,..........!.... cv ill any oi nut uumr wcu itiiutwi wiujiujui'n. Life. I nan ranee. THE MUTUAL LIFE INS. CO. OF NKW YultK, Tlie Oldest and Largest Mutual Iusuranco Com pany in tlie United States. CAPITAL AXD ASSh'TS, i23,f 00,000 00. Life and Aeeltlent rnsiiratiee. Either seperately or combined, at the lowest rates of Premium in the TRAVELLER'S INSURANCE CO. OP HAItTPOItD, CONN., C.I PITA I. AXD ASSETS, $1,000,00(1 00. All losses promptly attended to and settled at this Agency. Large Security, Fair Profits, aud Prompt Puyment. Iusuranco to any amount ell'ected on tho most satisfactory terms. DKWKY, N01ILK & CO. Office corner Lake and Main St., St. Albans, Vermont, ld-tf "sw x,adxi:s store, Opposite Stoie of Saxe .V Place in buildlnij formerly occupied by S. S. .V J. A. lle.lard. La dies I tlnd here a complete and choice nssotl incut of lniicy Dr. goods .il ivcehed from mniket, siii'h as Laces, Fringes all colors ( Edgings, Insertions. Muslins, Lawns, Collars, Cutis Veils, Fans, a rich lot. Valencienes and Thread Laco 1 Collars. A nice lino of Erenoh Cambrics and Fanev Lawns. A new Kid Glove which surpasses any lining j ei orougni into tins market, mid iru'- riuiKii. aii oi which win i,p solil at reasonable prices. Ladies will llnd it to their advantage to call nnd examine for thelilielves. Dress and Cloak making in all Its varieties under the skillful supervision of Miss Ellen Moore, long and favorably known to thu inhabi. taiits of this village and vicinity, Agent for WILCOX A GllllCS Sewlnsr Machine.-. l-'l-tl) L. P. KiMi'To.v, THE ST. AL15ANS UHIGAUK BAND Are piepared to furnish music Im FIREMEN nnd MILITARY PARADES, PICNICS, EXCURSIONS, DANCES, And on other licentious where Hand ami String Music is ieiiiireil. Oi del s addressed to GEORGE E. KINSLEY, III TO W . H . SMITH, At the Tiomoiil House, will receive promt t at teniniii. (il-tl M'C?OWil2tf 6i BROWN, SADDLEKY. CAIilllAUF BUILDING HARDWARE, We have the largest and lu st assorted slock of goods of every description, in the above line, to ho found in the State. As i gonls for the largest Ilcltim.' Pactories, we keep a supply of LEA TUER BELT I Nil Of all si.eson bund. We offer a full and com plete assortment of Carriucjt' and Itinnvs Makers' Supplier, And are constantly receiving consignments of a superior article of Oak and Hemlock Harness l,eatlicr, ratent Collar anil Kusuet, (Irani and fspnt Miming anil winker. Hard and soft Dash, Knnameled Oil Top and a n a in n o o y L E A THE It. CARPETING AND OIL CLOTH, Which we offer at a low cash ligure. McOOWAN , llltOWN, .1. 1'iioTiiiNoiiAM jt'oowvjf, I St. Albans, I, IIKOHOIl w. nitow.v. i dl-tf VICTOR ATWOOD, WUOI.USM.i: S1 IIKI'MI. DIIAIKH IN i iion, STKEL, GLASS, XAhS, OIL, PAINTS, AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS SEEDS, MECHANICS TOOLS, SHELF HAUD WARE AND CARRIAGE MAKERS STOCK. BARNES' BLOCK, LAKE ST. SI. Albans. May li. 1808. d3-tf WE HAIR RESTORATIVE MYai decided Lv tha K. II. State TftlrX and Ii now conceded by tlio imtllo to ha 1 It no very bvu rrcnurunon ior ueiionug Ony or faded Hair to It oil (final colorj mora onu lmnuruii, aim ior urcuiiig Zi ana ueauniing tuo tinir, it u tree JJ - ftium me uneti munc, iqu y" tuo iimr it icn, ana r)v J, R, OARRETT & CO,, Proprioton, MAXCIir.STr.ll, N. II. Sold by all Druggists. ASAHEL S. HYDE, llU.U.KU IN AM. KINDS OK First Class Groceries ? 1 UAHItOW 1II.OOK, ST. AliBANS, VT. Consisting in ait of Flour, Pork, Fish, Sugar, Teas, iC-o., tfrc. Kemoved. lU. ri.ri. OLAItK has removed to f outh Muin OLAItK lias removi Ofllco at Ids rcsii XJ Street. Ofllco at his reside St. Albans, Vt., May. 2, lSOf b'J-tf