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it Established, June, 1866. BRADFORD, VERMONT, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1882. New Series, Vol. I No. 45. 1- Wlllwil' r V 2 J . gltc United pinion, Published Every Friday, by HARRY E. PARKER BRADFORD, VERMONT. Term, of Suban-Iptlon. Btngle copies, ... Oue year, (in advance,) 4 cent. $1.60. Hate of Advertising. BuitineM Cunl, inch, 1 year, - t oolumu, 1 year, - - - t 8.00 30.00 65.00 100.00 i column, 1 year, columu, 1 year, Obituaries and Resolution S cents a line. Read ing notion 10 cents a line, each insertion. All purely buiiineas notice, published In our reading columns, and all advertisement, for churcliej, Babbatb schools, fairs, excursions, etc, where money is expected to be realized will be charged at our regular rates. Editorial notices of euob affutrs will be published free. The Maine election demonstrates that fusion is dead in that state. Lat est returns indicate a plurality ot be tween nine and ten thousand for the republican candidate, Col. Robie. The legislature is strongly republican in both branches, insuring the reelec tion of Mr. Frye to the U. .S. Semite. The jury in the Star Route case lias returned a verdict that Miner and Kerdell, two of the small fish, are gulty, while the chief conspirators. Brady, Dorsey and Dorsey are allowed a little more time to "fix things." Turner is acquitted, while another, who is dead, is pronounced innocent. The American people have passed up on this case regardless of any jury, and the gang have been declared guiltj' by them. The New Hampshire republicans .nominated Hon. S. W. Hale, of Keene, ior governor on Tuesday. Four ballots were necessary. On the first ballot, Mr. Currier had -291 and Mr. Hale 297. .It was a close and ex citing contest but ended in the best of feeling. The democratic State con vention, Wednesday, nominated Col. M. V. B. Ed''orIy, of Manchester, for Governor, .on the first baifdt. "Both gentlemen are straight-forward busi ness men and an interesting canvass will be made. An advance movement of General Wolseley has been crowned with suc cess. The British troops bivouacked on Tuesday night several miles to the west of their camp at Kassusin, and were set in motion before daybreak. The attack which was made on Arabi's positions at Tel-el Kebir, at half-past tour in the morning, was so unexpect ed and so sharp and ove. whelming that the Egyptians held their ground but a few moments, and then fled in uncontrollable panic Arabi himself escaping -to Z.igazig. The fighting was at such close quarters that the ar tillery, the strongest arm of the Egyptian service, was scarcely used at all, and most of the guns which Arabi had bet n collecting at Tel-el-Kebir were captured. Ths loss of the Egyptians in killed aud prisoners are numbered by thousands, and eveu more serious than these losses is the demoralization resulting from such an overwhelming defeat and the capture of a strong aud important position. It is a matter of doubt whether Arabi ever rallies his army again. Every thing is not wou at the fust blow but Wolseley's confidence in a speedy ter mination of the war has been greatly strengthened by this result. Washington. Governor, Bui stow, 125 ; Eaton, 82 ; Scalering, 5. Lieut. Governor, S. E. Fingree, 125 ; E. N. Bullird, 82 ; Scattering, 5. Mem bers of Congress, Poland. 71 ; Fletch er, 26 ; Dunbar, 3 j Grout, 87. Rep resentative, J. A. Stanly, 1 majority. JUSTICES OF THE PEACE. Chester Dicke', Martin W. Cham berlin, John Fisk, P. Seaver, Geo. E. Huntington. A MITCH MARRIED WOMAN. Mrs. Fowler, of this city, was married last January to tier sixth husband, and strange us it may seem, five of them died exactl y two vears from their marriage-day. Her present husband has heeii hick for the lust four months with chronic jaundice, and was Riven up by four of our best physicians; as a last resort he began using Sulphur Hitters, and yesterday told our reporter that they had saved his life, smilingly saying that be guessed Mrs. Kowler would be "unable to take a seventh better half for some time to come. FROM NEW YORK. From our regular correspondent. Weddings in high life are to be sol emnized, It is said, with unusual splen dor during: the coming autumn. The summer's recreation has given a new stimulus to the interest in trousseaux, and it is whispered in Well informed circles that white tulle will be more worn than ever in the trimming ot wed ding dresses and tulle veils will' be more popular than less diaphanaus and becoming textures of greater value. The melancholy days, however, the saddest of the year, which drive people from the seashore and the mountains to brick walls and pavements still reeking with August heat and summer odors, are rapidly approaching. The sea beach is strewn with the debrie of the summer campaign. The legitimate oc cupants of the sand, the seaweed, the shells, the pebbles and the queer insects nre almost displaced by the evidence ol human proximity. It is in vain to assert that crinoline and skirts ot feeble ap pearance are no longer worn. If ob solete, why should they be detected in corners ot the beachj near bathing houses? The mighty ocean is no ' res pecter of things more than of persons. Mysteries of the toilette preserved invio lable for years, have been ruthlessly torn from their owners and exposed to the gaze ot a heartless world by the thoughtless waves. The ordeal of a sea beach on a crowded morning is a trying one at all times. Since gentlemen on these occasions are sometimes indiscreet three ladies of fashion decided to turn their indiscretion to account and wager ed gloves and bonbons with their especi al admirers that they would not recog nize them in the disguise of bathing suits. Much watchfulness was display ed on the part of the interested gentle, men when the ladies sought the seclu sion of the bath-liouse, but bonbons and gloves were in such wonderful demand on the following day that it was quite evident that they considered themselves vanquished and that the ladies, sheltered under the disguise of a flannel bathing dress, an oil-skin cap and a delapidated hat, had won the wager. Iu tact, their ecstasy at finding t. mselve ui.J;nown under such unfavorable circumstances and the segacity ot their cavaliers un. equal to the task assigned to them, was said by those gentlemen to be unbecom ing in the extreme. No. 123 Lexington avenue is a com fortable modern New York mansion that bears no outward indications of di tiering with its broivnstone neighbors. But every politician in this State would give something pretty just now to know what is going on in this unpretentious mansion. It is the house of President Arthur. It has been asserted that the visit of the President to New York at this time has no political significance. that he is only taking a few days of needed rest, anil has left behind him in Washington all questions ot polities to be decided upon his return to the Execu tive Mansion. Old politicians laugh at these assertions, and say the President enjoys nothing better lor recreation than taking a hand in the Empire State's af. lairs ami punishing his enemies and re warding his friends. It is agreed by the knowing ones that these few days ot rest at the President's New York home will result in fixing up the Republican slate for the fail elections. If you were permitted to know what is now going on at No. 1213 Lexington avenue, about next Monday you would know wno were going to be the Republican stand, ard bearers in the ensuing New York campaign beyond a doubt. It is whisp. ered here that Cornell hasn't a ghost of a show with the Administration, lor a renomination ; that Conkling has never forgo en Cornell's treachery in the legis lative fight for the former's return to the United States Senate, and Conkling's influence with the President is para mount if it is hidden. The President's old lieutenants here don't scruple to aver that Secretary Folger is the Presi. dent's candidate fr r Governor, and that Conkling can have the Treasury port, folio, il he is minded to take it. But the programme is marked out, they say, to have New York represented lu the United States Senate by Conkling and Folger. Its a long time ahead, but it will come to pass, and Folger as Gov ernor of New York, is the first step in the lulfillment of the programme. August. HE YOUR OWN DOCTOR. It won't cost you one-half as much. Do not delay. Send two 3 cent stamps for postage, and we will send you Dr. Kaufmann great work, line colored plates from life, on disease, its causes and home cure. Address A. 1. OrJway & Co., Boston, Mass, GOTHAM GOSSIP. With but two or three exceptions all tho thea res a 'e now open but such swash as they are giving us. Judg ing by their "attractions, one would think that managers had" suddenly come to the conclusion that theatre goers had become bereft of reason and intelligence since the last season closed. A body of men who act more like sheep could scarcely be imagined. One of them leaps a hurdle and earns a fair amount of applanse. What is the result. Each individual one of them gathers bimsclf together and flies over after the leader. As a con sequence the feat which attracted first palls on the taste and the spec tators who are expected, to pay for the fun walk away wearied of the same news. Last year Mr. Wallack thought he would give the patrons of his theatre a charge. Thus instead of producing a play in which the actors played the principal part he brought out one where the carpenters, ma chinist aud scene painters were brought to the front and used the ac tors as lay figures with which to pro duce their effects. Thus we got "The World." Manager Palmer at once followed suit at the Union Square Theatre with "The Lights of London." The. scenic effects at both places' were magnificent and the public poured in to the play house no longer to hear; but to see. The other managers at once retired to their onices ana thought. As a result the greater number ol them came to the conclusion that the public was tired of plays and authors of plays and wanted carpenters and scenic effects. Thus at present we have a perfect avalanche of spectacular melodrama. The season opened with a revival of the "Lights of London" and "Youth," the "World" being now on the road.. Next Harrigan and Hart threw vaudeville to the winds, and brought out the melodram atic "Blackbird." Last Wednesday Augustin Daly opened his house and gave us "Mankind," another melo drama, Finally, to cap the climax, Wallack's last Saturday was opened with melodramatic splendor and what they gave us was "T ken from Lite." Now the least said about the last two novelties, the better. Both of them were next door to failures in London where they Were brought ot dast seatau son. In the first place they were played in third rate theatres and ap pealed almost entirely to the sympa thies of the gallery gods. That the managers of first class American theatres should think that this was the kind of dramatic fare their patrous desired speaks very poorly ior their knowledge of their business. But they are always so omniscient until their pockets are touched. Now all these managers have gone to very heavy expense in setting and mount ing th' ir plays. When they find that there is not enough money coining in at the front of the house they will dis covert their cost that the public can not bo fed on coarse highly spiced melodramatic hash entirely. They may like it for a change, but as for taking it at every course, they will re ject it with a ilthauk you." Miss Laura Don has always been regarded not only as a clever but as a remarkably versatile woman Last week she opened at t'.ie Standard Theatre with a play which she wrote herself, rehearsed herself, for which she designed the scenes and selected her company ; and in which she play ed the luincipal pari. This was the "Daughter ot the Nile." and if even the clique of critics who are opposed to her cannot but admit that she scor ed a success, her play must be a very satisfactory monurrent to her taleuts. The language and dialogue is bright, crisp and beautiful. The plot is iu munv respects very original. The play opens on the banks of the Hud son. Egypt, the heroine (Laura Don) is the daughter of au Oriental mother and an American father. She is rich beautiful, charming iu mauner aud conversation, and of course has plenty of offers of marriage. She falls In love however' with a 'oung English noblemen, temporarily visiting Amer ica whose life she has saved, aud wlio returns her passion. Her cousin (Miss Helen Tracy) intrigues, to se cure the nobleman for herself, and by overhearing a portion of their conver sation Egypt is led to believe that he is engaged to her cousin. She then runs awaj- from home to seek her fortune and forgetfulness in the world. In the third act we And her in Paris, where as an Egyptian princess she has gained renown not only bv her beauty and supposed illustrious birth, but also a an artist aud an actress. She disguises herself as a statue in order to overhear au interview in her garden between her former lover and her cousin. They not rccog-izing her in the Parisian" notability are now her guests. Frightened by the sud- deu animation of the statue the cousin leaps iuto a well and Egypt flues from Paris, only to find her mother in an old woman with whom she has taken refuge. In the last act she returns to America where the play terminates in tho usual manner. Outside of a few shortcomings the piece was enacted very well on the first night, and as it has "character, life and originality in it, Miss Don cannot fail to bo amply repaid for her labor. . Last evening Theo opened at the Fifth Avenue. The house was pack ed aqd the renowned French opera bouifleimc was made the object of an oyation. She appeared in "Mine. rArchiJuc," and a better play she could hardly have selected. Her voice it is not of the best. It sounds thiujy4hows the marks of usage. B it her playing is simply perfect. YVe thought that Ai aiee's shrug and Puola Mawee'sarch smile were perfection. Theo combines all their peculiarities and adds to them a chic of her own which is indescribable. Manager Grau has raised the price of admission to her performances. This is au unwise move. PPatti's experience of last year ought to have convinced him that a grasping policy does not pay. Thertrls but little of laterest to re cord in the fashion world. Tartans as dress goods are very fashionable this fall. They are cut on the cros3, with kiltect-skirt and a frill below the flounce covered with twine lace. For ladies of slender figures they are very becoming, but to those whose charms are expansile, they are very trying as tbeyTWflfgnify their actual avordupois. Check silks are to be more worn than previously, trimmed with frills of lace iu kindred shades. The colors are as a rule less striking than those of the woolen tartans, and are assimilated so closely Hferat no particular shade ob trudes itself. The latest device for ladies handwork, which may serve as a souvenir to be offered to their gin tleman Spends, is to paint monograms on sati enameled with wreaths of flowers. This satin is used as lining for silk "hats and is not alone very pretty fat very useful for indeutifying ownership. Among presents for, la dies a number of pretty novelties are show. Que of them is a new lace piu, made oil gold and diamonds. Boar's teeth jflfc tdso made iuto ladies pins :rpoyyar; jimr-at present, as i.ve fjiso tittiiie pius.r une una shows pins made in the shape of caterpillars, w:iich are very beautiful indeed. Novel effects iu earrings are produced by hanring golden acorns from very slender wires or chains of gold. Candies are now put up in very expensive boxes, some of which cots fifty tini"s as much as the contents. They are made in all sorts of fantastic shapes, such as old moldy shoes, chunks of cheese, bunches of cigars, bundles of wood, paving stones and what not. Confectioners also but fancy gew-gaws in whatever packages they make ti p. They consist of paste board grasshoppers, butterflies, birds and other kinds of animals. All those things are imported from Paris and they are not alone very tastefully hut very artistically gotten up. Some activity is noticeable in the literary market Tho publishers are making extensive preparations for the holiday trade and the indications are that '.lie deluge of gorgeously bound, charniiim'.y Illustrated, but in a liter ary sense." trashy works will be re newed. A number of valuable new works are to make their appearance hoveer. If not the most important, at least the most timely one is a book which the Putuams will publish very shortly. The suggestive title is: "Fjioiliii; the Egyptians. A tail of sham i'. Told from the. British Blue Books." By J. Seymour Keay. It is a narrative by a well-informed En glishman, jealous for the honor of his country. The book is of peculiar in terest and power, throwing light upou the causes which produced the present exceptional and complicated state of affairs in Egypt, and making e'ear some of the grounds for the bitter hatred of Europeans which found fatal expression iu the massacre of Alex andria. The story as given, each statement being verified by reference to the official documents, constitutes one of the most fearlul arraignments ever made against a. Christian Nation. On Thursday next the International Military Rifle Match begins at Creed moor. Judging by the practise shoot ing, the Americans stand but little chance of winning. There is next to no betting over the contest, the direc tors of the National Rifle Association having taken particular pains to de clare the match not a sporting event. Iu what little speculation there is how ever, the odds are 2 to 1 in favor of the British team. Thousands of families have had occasion to try the never failing qualities of Dr. Hull s Cough Svrtip.and they all unite in the praise of this wonderful prescription. WASHINGTON LETTER. The death in this city of Anton le Paquet, an engraver and die sinker at the Bureau of Engraving and Print ing, revives a strange coincidence. Congress had voted a medal to Abra ham Lincoln, and its completion was put into the bands of Paquet. The work was just being finished, and in the process of hardening the medal, on the night of the assassination the die cracked completely across the head, the course corresponding exactly with that of the bullet from the pistol of the assassin Booth. Tbe Readjuster movement in Vir ginia, under the leadership of Boss Mahone, does not command the con fidence of the rank an i file of either Republicans or Bourbons. The Read justee' bark does not float upon un ruffled seas. Nor does the gallant knight, her commander, find the crew all ready to fall down and. worship at his shrine. Republicans are re fusing to support nominations made by Mahone through tho influence of his machine. In Prince William County the Republicans passed a res olution declaring that "they would not support the candidate nominated by William Mahone and not by the people ; that whereas John W. Woltz has been a faithful Readjuster and Republican, we will give him our sup port for Congress unless previous to October 1 a fair convention, unnamed by Mahone or his minions, shall make a nomination ; that we rescind our action taken one month since endors ing John S. Wise for Congressman-at large, and we declare our intention to support John M. Dawson, unless a State convention, fair to all, shall place a candidate in the field for that office before October 1." The Republican Associations of the various States, have arranged with the managers of trunk lines of rail roads to transport voters from this city to principal points in the north and west, at reduced rates for a period ot forty days. A sub committee is at work expecting to make similar ar rangements on the roads connecting with trunk lines. These leductions are very helpful to government clerks who are not only expected to be at their yTs-i thje'' voting precincts, be: to make "voluntary contributions' towartls the expenses of the campaign. The statistics gathered by the Bureau of Education, show a most marked improvement in the conduct of the schools in the south, both in the numbers aUeudiug and in the pro gress made by the pupils. This year the southern people will spend fully $15,000,000 tor educational purposes. 1 tie outlook now as compared with ten years ago, snows a very remark sbie advance. Political dissensions have heretofore been the greatest ob stacle to the free school -, system, but the coming of, a better feeling is now a most hopeful omen. I four Congress had been wise enough to have appropriated $10,000,000 fbr free schools at the south instead of spending that amount on "Goose cieek," "Mosquito run," and the many other unknown brooks dumped iuto the River aud Harbor bill, there would have been some show of honest phil anthropy and statesmanship. Let us hope that the next session will exhibit some true devotion to the cause of wide-spread education in the south. It would seem that with the pro ceeds of the enormous crops in the whole country and the large payments to be made by the Government, there must be an easy money market for the year to come. The treasurer of the Uuited States will make the fol lowing payments , during the next sixty days : On the 1st of September there will be $3,000,000 due as inter est on the 4.J per cents., on the 4th of September there will be 610,000,000 due as pensions; on the 13th of Sep tember called bonds will be due to the amouut of $15,00,0i:0 ; on the 1st of October $7,000,000 will be due as the interest on 4 per cent, bonds ; in Octo ber the call of tho continued sixes will be due, about $3,500,000 ; on the 1st of November there will be due the interest on the 3J per cents, and 3 per cents, about $3,000,000 ; making a grand total of $41,000,000. The experts who made a glowing report of their recent examinations of the lactones where our postal . cards and stamps ore made, ought to be awarded 8 leather medal and hav leave to retire. They say they fouud every thing "iu good condition at ever' point," and the work being better aud more cheaply done than ever be fore." Why would it not be well to appoint a disinterested committee and have one honest report. Does anyone that has occasion to use the present blotting paper postal, believe that bet ter work is being done than ever be fore? The engraving is bad enough, the printing is poor, and the card is a wretched affair, and for the credit of our Government ought t: be changed with just as lit le delay a possible. Lots of puzzles are confronting the officials who ure called upon to con strue questions arising under the nnti Chlnese bill. Acting Secretary of the Treasury, French, has decided not to ac t upon the question whether a cer tificate is required of Chinese travel ing from one point to another in this country on a through ticket, and who may stop in Canada en route, but to leave all such questions to tbe dis cretion of the custom officers to act according to the law. VERMONT NEWS The dwelling of Henry F. Bond, iu the village of Westminister was burned the 12th, with nearly all its contents. Loss $1800; insured in the Union Mutual of Montpelier for $800. Saturday morning, Fred Corbiu, aged abcHit 8 3'ears, was accidentally, shot in the face while out with a par ty gunning for squirrels. Several shot, entered his skin and one eye, which the boy will lose. Charles Corbin, his father, is absent from home, and the lad's mother went into spasms when the accident became known. His condition has not im proved. Typhoid fever is almost if not quite epidemic at Nqrth Pownal. Taere have been several fatal cases and many persons are ill. The disease is attributed to the condition of the river consequent on the low water. The Fairhaven Slate Company re cently organized with a capital stock ot $80,000, divided in 800 shares of $100 each. James Pottle was elected President, S. L. Hazard, Secretary and lreasurers James rottle, Super intendent. A Carolina quail was shot in the suburbs of Rutland on Thursday. - All the Episcopal Church choirs iu the State will meet at Brattleboro in Convention October 12. While wrestling at town meeting at Calais, George W. Houghton in jured himsell internally, and had to be carried home on a bed. His case in critical. rOn Woducsdaj' evening the team of Charles Wiuters Of Highgate was struck by a freight train, completely demolishing it and throwing him in such a maimer as to fall on the cow catcher, which he held on to until they had coue quite a distance, when the train was stopped. His grip on the cowcatel er was so strong that it took two me a to loosen his hold. He was taken home aud a physician call ed, who thinks there is some hope of his recovery, although he is serious ly hurt internally. A house situated in the north part of Sherburn village, Vt., owned by the children of Henry N. Newell and occupied by Judson A. Baldwin had burned "u Thursday morning. The buildinsj was insured for $1200, and Mr. Baldwin had $500 insurance on his furniture of which none was saved. Two school teachers were obliged to descend from their rooms by ladders, so great progress had the fire, made . before it was discovered. Mr. Edsori P. Moore, an employe in the pulp mill at Passumpsic, was killed about seven o'clock Monday. He mid Arthur Symuis were all the help that had arrived, and they had just started the mills when Moore went down stairs among the machin ery, as Symms supposed, to run on a belt, but he did not know when he went. The first intimation which lia had of anything wrong was a sound of something rapping against the floor underneath. He thought a belt had broken and hastened to shut down the machinery ard ascertain the trouble. Upon reaching the lower part of the mill he found Moore . dead. Both legs and one arm were toru off and the body bady was badly bruised. He must have been killed almost instantly, as the shaft which caught him was making three hun dred revolutions per minute. He leaves a widow aud three small child ren. DOCTOR YOUKSELP. and save money, and perhaps your life, send two 3 cents stamps to pav postage to A, P. Ordwwv & Co., Hoston, Mass., and receive s eopy ot Dr. Kaufmann's great medical work, 100 pages, elegant colored plates. Klixir Vitte for Women Mrs. l.ydia E. Pinktiam 233 Western Avenue, I.ynn, Mass., lias made the discovery! Her" Vegetable Compound Is a positive cure for female com plaints. A line addressed to this lady will elicit all necessary information. When others are stitfering, drop a word of kindness and sympathy. If they are sufferiu? troni a Old. 'give tliem Dr. Hull's Cough Syrup: a few doses of this valuable remedv will afford instant relief, and a twenty-live cent bottle will cure the worst Cough. -4 J.