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Crey and Hint.
BT CUA3. a. LELA3D.
Tbe oaly difference in your w zr,"
I heard a Briton say,
" Is that cne side is dm-t- in blue,
The other dad in grey."
I went into a rederal camp;
I beard the soldiera cry,
" Hurrah, here come the newspapers,"
And taw them rush to buy.
I went along ths Valley road.
And met upon my way
Ten of Lee's s'raggling Infantry,
AH clad in rebel gray.
One held a proclamation out.
And as I stopid my Meed,
Said : Tell us what this paper sys.
For none of vt can read.
And I replied : ' If you could read.
And find out what is true.
Instead of wearing Davis grey,
You'd wcr tic Lincoln blue."
Grey is the color of tbe dast
In which the serpent crawli;
And blue the hue of heaven which loots
Iown on earth's prison walla.
At last, on Kitty's expressing a wish for I haw, consenucntlv ho wa n dl mnle.
some wild Gooseberries, Tom went on a The rcnlv of the twii vM,,, i
.. f . ft , .. 1 . " . ....... 1 v.. . -
K-ren lor some, nc wis gone a long time, mewci is not deal ; xe racwel no understand
and hitty becan to Yawn, and Mina wished I ze English vmi t.lt tn ., tk o
moi nearuiv uc wouiu come tack, so tnev tiolds orr tn nrri t-
could co home and eho could pet away. I
Kitty spied a tuft of columbines ncMldine on .. Prors of Mr. Johnson 'a treatment of
was called np by Senator Poland, and passed j
by tho Senate.
Ooncressio.vai.. In the Houso on Tues
day a bill amending the Agricultural Col-
the very edgo of the hill, and true "to her 1,10 frccdnicn, one of the Philadelphia pa- 'q;o act of 18G2, extending the time eo that
natural instincts of cratifyin" a nreeent cn IrPt"'tci tho following
a.i f.i . i. . . . . I U'tai. (..ii.Mii. -
Hr THOMAS CAMrUELL.
I pleasure without a thought beyond, she ran
"J anu riucKcu tucm up. TIic ground
liere was slonincr. the erafsa dry nnd alinnrrr-
She felt herself gliding swiftly down the
mil, una. clutching wildlv at the air, eho
cauht hold of a birch ratIini n she swim
off the precipice, which had !cen riuarricd
" "v its rue y smes were almost
smooth Tor a descent of forty feet. And
there she hung, her only support the sapling
wtnc.i sho erasncd with herleft liand. and
which bent so low with hor u-lf1il tlint it
plumed top touched her head. She knew it
must break soon, and sho looked nt tho iair-
ged rocks tar below her. nnd erird. and
If she had had any presence of mind, she
would have seen that ehe had one chance for
her lifo. Mina saw it in a flesh, and called
out to her :
"Swing yourself a little to the right, Kit-
iy, ana put Your tcct uiion that little noint
r i. .. ...
" tut... von i you tee it I
When Andr told thrilnrtr
If no one else proposes,
To lead you to the promised land,
Lo ! I will be your Moses !
The simple freedmen danced for joy,
Forcettin" the descrintion
How Moses "looked this tray ani that.
iue smote the dark LEyptian."
GEO. W.Jt R. C. BEXEIJICT,
EDITORS AHO moi-EUrOBS.
FBIDAT MOBNIKO MARCH E0.I8CC.
states that hare iiot availed themtchet of
the act, may still do so, was considered.
Mr, Morrill thought that all that was
necessary was to extend tho act to the Statei
admitted to the Union sines the paswge of
the original law, and to extend the time for
three years longer. Uo submitted an amend
ment in the nature of a substitute to that
Messrs. Kaeson Bidwcll and Grinnell, also
spoke on the bill, and it was recommitted to
tho Com. on Agriculture.
Mr. Wood open for the elegant rcaidenccs
and grounds, which in due season will be
Jiteiy to occupy the very desirable sites of
which Mr. Wood i the owner.
B. 15. Smalley has purchased the ''Wins-
iow Cottage" on Maple Street, for 2.C00.
Lhas. Benns has bought the ''Church"
Correspondence of the Free Press. I
Letter Irom Wisconsin.
Pisa Woods ox Btacc Rites.Wis., j
t ebruary aj, leGC
Menrt. Editors of the Free Prett :
Here in tbe midst of the Pine
region of Wisconsin, ninety miles fron any Til-
houec, of Mrs. Hoot, on Main Street, for I1!' oar "ttinz and Taluable paper makes
its weekly appearance. Perhaps your readers
wonU like a little account of how we work and
what we accomplish, in the logjing business.
n e naxe thirty-one men in our camp. Of
them but iro are steadily occupied in cuttine
down the timber. The rest must build cordu
roy roads and railways in the swamns. saw and
Mr. Frank Voodworth hai purchased tho butt ,bc '"S'. Jr" 'he ox, horse and mule
store recently occupied by Kvarta & Irish. ltam wb!cl1 in the logs to the landings, and
lobaccomsts lor $3,500, on Chnrch St.
now advertises it to rent.
H-taL Fjtitb. Tho managers of the Homo
for destitute children, hare purchased of
JJurnham SeaTer, his houec on V'inoaki
ATenue, north of North street, and will
due time remote the Home thither.
diary fire by persona hsre with Fenian procliT
itics, than from any f.ir of inTasion. It was
genc'rally expected that there would be sone
outbreak- to-day, but there has been none whaU
eier; in ftct, we hare not had a quieter diy for
years. Were you to hear the threats which are
made by some of our Tolunteers. and in fact,
by many o! the citiiens, you would come to the
conclusion that "tall braggin
ly a Yankee characteristic.
this, i think, ii a error, for they don't show no
teak yet. ,
In the language of the expiring Canadian, oa
our northern frontier, I si,-.. Vive la Bag.
Tni Coxcmr or tiii MtsrcaL Ustox. An
audience of the best quality, but sot so nu
merous as was to be reasonably eire!
is not entire- Kttnc"d at the first concert of the Burline-
ton Musical Union last eyeninf. It J,
No one here supposes for a moment that our ,0 h"e bfn one of tho biggest audience of
Volunteers would not be able to hurl back any ih "n : for it was a yery n.c -m,.
or all the force that the Fenians can muster About forty members took the stage and
should the attempt be made to march tn us. as g" the yarious chorusscs on tho procram
they (the Irish) are suppesed to be nothinz but me, with a cenera! iVPI -:.:.. 1. i T. ,
abandofcut-throats. cutpnrses, robbers and effect, which must h r. .
vmr-l,,..l, 1. U.L . . ywavu III U(J
u ituu cenueman tola me yes- naye notattrnl ti,- ...
wx BUV tuuraruif . air ,
bring proyfaioas and cook fur the crowd. With DC f "r V"laal ooU and the effects which
How delicious is the wincing
Of a kiss at lore's beginning.
When two mutual hearts are sighieg.
For the knot there-'s no untying.
Tet, remember, midst your wooing,
I.oye has Llls, but loTe has ruing;
Other smiles may make you fickle.
Tears for other charms may trickle.
Lore ho comes and Love he tarries.
Just as Tate or Fancy tarries;
Longest stays when pret ohidJen;
Laughs anJ fli5 aheo pressed and bidjen.
Rind the sea to slumber stilly;
Hind its odor to the lilly;
Hind the aspen ne'er to quirer.
Then bind lore to list foreTer.
1'hc position of Mr. Johnson in rclcrenec
to tho pending
"I tee it !" thricketl Kittj. "tut 1 can't not been a clear as it might be. On tho
Mina ran to the enoL Themwasno fr.Vn.L , . '"Toucan ate Committee,
ly rock or bush to hold to-noihing but the s "al an 10lview with the President,
shelling bank, and slippery grass, nnd the Pa"lH a statement, in which they say :
r"uS wincii was mo irau support oi l n . n. -i .
..i.. . " .1 -the President bsts freelrn. 1,1. t,.. .r.
SrocKto.N's Ton. On a yotc in the U. E.
Senate on Friday to detcnaino whether Mr.
btockton was duly elected U. S. Senator by
.11 i s c e 1 I a n v
(From tho Saturday Press.)
IS SHE A linitOIXE t
That in the question I wih to put beloro
the public. 1 have puzzled orcr it from
morning till night, have dreamed about it,
and grown thin upon it, and can Cud no
F ilutiun thereof.
Her name was Minj Make, and she lived
among the hills. .No matter what hills.
One I 'leasfint Sunday mnr-in" Ntmp twn
or three summers ago. Jlina went to church
arrayed in her bet. Soe wore a blue dresf;
not because it wa th "c jlir of truth nnd
hcayen," ii jr bvcaiiK- it w.i tbe outward
sub 1 f tli deep liquid purity of her ooul
- " ' nitj viimi i.w-uun 'i i is a i ii' 1 ntiicij
lactory girls always have tor wenring blue;
but simtily because it eort ten nu in
thb yard than any other of the nice goods at I a hold, that Mina shook and tottered.
Toor Kitty. Sho thrtw herfclf unon the
ground, as far from tho edge as she could,
and sciied hold of Kitty'd wriit.
'Now, Kitty, don't let go the sapling.and
swing yourself upon that rook you can
easily do it."
"I can't do it '. I shall fall if I mora '
Pull me up, Mina, pull mo up !"'
"1 can't," said Mina. "Ihu gran is slip
pery, and there's nothing to hold by, nnd 1
haven't the strength. Get on the rock ;
Tom will tocn be here."
Hut the terror stricken Kitty began to
struggle, and Mm felt hersclr moving to
wards the edge of that awful precipice.
i "You are pulling mo off, Kitty. I can't
hold you if you struggle. Tbe rock is your
Hut Kitty would only h cam. and strug
gle, and now'Mina was drawn su near tbe
edgo that she could sec far down into that
"1 will let tier 20. she thought .".hi- will
kill me if I don't." Hut her next thought
was, What shall I tell Tom when he comn
lack ? Xo, 1 will save her, or wo will die
She saw that a root of the i-ni,lii vr.
abovo the ground. This wss n little thing,
indi'ed, but it cave her some huj. Still
keeping hold of Kitty's wrist, she riised hr
self on her knee?, and worline lu-ra-lf Vm.
ly and carefully along that treacherous hank,
the reached the rojt. and fixed htr knees
firmly nrainst it. Then taking off her
hawl she lowered it to Kitty's hand. Kit
ty clutched n with to strong and de airin
thaa it is altogether too late in the day to ask
mm if he desires the success of the Union party
of he country, in view of all the occurrences
.u. ,i JOur or nve years, ne says that he
he has with
The Unitarian Sccictv at Hin?ham. M
the Xcw Jersey Legislature, the vote was a under the charge ol Kcv. Joihua Youn
tie, whereupon Mr. Stockton voted for him- formerly of Burlinjrton. havo raied his sal-
self and tho vote was declared in his layor. ary from $1200 to $1500; besides other rc-
That is the first time, so far as we recollect, mcmbranccs amounting to $200.
that such a Tote was allowed Tho very Ishmacl II. Holcomb. lone known in thP
point of the question waa whether ho had any Saranac and Kackct re-ion. -o.. .....
"got to vote mere at all, or to be there as a ccesrul hunter, died in Lewi, N. Y , JIarch
Senator. The decision of the presiding offi- 5th, 1SCC, aeed 83 Yea .in!l JMi
cer that be could loto on it was absurd, on I Until his last ?ielinr. i: t....
I ' u(.m WilllUUUl 1 1 Li k
J(M desire It WTiatPt ii;fTr,-
uiciuurn 1 1 1 inn t im 't? ri a
tn fit :.i.r Vl. r.'.'J. " "IT"
--, , r iiuiu t.2 it- 1 1 n t M fir inn rf-tii
tion. He has appointed nono but members of
". iny 10 omce ana expects to continue in
that course. He adheres firmly to th n-nt.
it ... . . .
the face of if.
Tor A vex nm IjOis Hiu. passed the House
on rnday, by a vote of S3 yeas and 50
nays. Secretary McCulIoch had written n
i'luuiii. u.nau;i.n., ot 1-ouitncv. whn
i. . . ... V
uieu on the Hth
of that pirty as laid down
convention, and positively
measures and views have been and are in strict
conformity with those principles.
On the other hand, tho following looks
very pointedly the other way :
"PosrorriCE, IlAHiroRP, Conn., March 22.
To President John ton.
Sir: I am now engaged in publicly advocat
ing tbe election of Jm,. F r"i;,i. it
late for Governor of Connecticut, a gentleman
who is openly eommitted to the support of your
veto, to the defense of your 22d of February
speech, and ofyour policy of restoration in op
position to the Hisunioaists of Connecticut I
am opposing the election of General Joseph K.
Hawley, whooncalv dUintirnri r ...... -
and ol your 'J-Jd of February speech, and de-
.uru,.jwri your policy as opposed to the
IJieal majority in Con;reis. If my poHUoal
action re not satisftctory to you. I beg you to
. j .rKui-n is postmaster cr this
I have the honor to be,
Tour obedient servent,
(Signed) s. Clevilixd.'
Tha Presilent returned this to Mr. Cleveland
endorsed as follows :
- ... action iq upooiuing my meas
ures nu policy approved. Your resignation
a week, he was never confined to tbe houso a
Among tho rccnt deaths of prominent
men in their respective oommunities, are
those of Deacon John Galea nf St in..
wiaiorcewceutonan average SC.000 feet of
lumber a day. The timber on Black river and
its branches will average 55,000 feet to the
acre. To get the logs into the river costs about
three dollars per thousand feet.
There are fifty campa in the Black river pine
ry, containing 1,583 men, who work at average
wages of S2.00 a day. The laborers have.
however, formed an association, and will here
after refuse to work for less than $2.60 a day,
two camps and three stables have been de.
stroyed bjaccidental fires in the last two months,
occasioning a loss of nearly a thousand dollars.
I wo men in the same time were killed, and
twelve wounded, by the falling of trees. These
circumstances show the risks of the business.
The snow lies two feet deep on a level in the
Pine woods here this winter. Deer are abun
dant, and I am told -hat 595 have len killed
would whip five of these rascals easily, for he
are tecurtd by the eo-op-
cratinn nl r.,li i. . . ...
aJJed. "an Irish reUI is. coward wWtU....-" " .. 'ra lacking, or
. ... . . I iiupcricctlv sernrrri V. . .: i-i
America. I know them b. r...u.. .7 . J. " "" f"M :
, luc Toicca made great
There is a very hitler fit, ..- unu ole, one doea not of-
. 3 .... ..Ilig, I
2nd him in Ireland cr
Yankees, and every British subject, who eomes
U Canada and commits a depredation (heaven
knows we have had enough such fjr the last
two yearsV is set down as a Yankee. The pa
pers are full of reports of " Yankee" piekpock-
tcn hear the Phantom Chorus, or tho other
choruses, IBrjg with more pleasant effect, on
any stage. The other attractions were .11
of superior merit. Mi;e Hook's rich so
prano. Miss Barlow's sweet alto, Mr. Jew
els, thieves, robbers, etc., while so far as I have ' 8 plant tenor, roso and swelled and
been able to learn, and I have taken some pains dled awsJ". in the trio, with delightful har
to find out the truth of the -titer, there have mony n(1 expref sion, nnd it was ranturoui.
not been a half doien Yankees arrested here in encored. Miss Hookc sang . sincIe sonir
as many years. The present most particular w,th exceeding sweetness. Prof. Ilolmberg,
grievance, is that your authorities do not put a "'ways . favorite, electrified tho andicne m
Slop to tais nonsensical Fenian business, at
once, and thus relieve us from our present un.
certainty. I was told this evening by one of our
in tho wools within two rasnths past, without Ield!nS l"jers that the feeling is quite general
at the azc of
Kbodx Island. The chief feature of the 8enty-eigbt years, leinc the sixteenth
Kbode Island Republican S:ate Convention. me-ber of tho Rutland County liar, that
holdcn at Providence on Tuesday, was the tas died in tbe short sjacc of ire years.
nomination by acclamation of Major General Among the recent appointment by tho
Bumside for Governor of the State, one of ttDat0 ' Second Lieutenants in the regular
the best things that has been done within ttaf' wcre ,DC following :
tho demain of politics for a long time. We !th Infantry. Ogdrn II. Head, of
trust that it closes forever tho breach which
count of those killel by the Indians.
There remains still 15,891 acres ef Govern
ment land not yet entered, at the head of Blsck I
J. a ii.
with, his violin solo, and gave the Adieu
Yaltr on a hearty encore. Col. Seligson
sang KucktnV song "Fly ay, tiff." rfr
smoothly and pleasantly. The piano duett.
up the,, fellows. and if left to themselves, they " v ' T
j uuu i.sm i roc
tor s eolo, the beautiful "Rondo capricioso,"
that the United States Government is backii
could do but Iittla mischief. Perhaps the re
collection of their left handed assistance to the
Southerners touches their consciences, now that
their time has or is about to come.
Yours truly, HnttBCBx.
has so long been regretted in tho ranks of
the Rbodo Island Republicans.
The Rhode Island Democrats have come
down as willingly as Cnpt Scott's coon, since
Gen. Burnside'e nomination. Their State
Convention on Wednesday adjourned with
out making any nomination. A few reso
lutions were adopted, and a committee was
t'v.ie s store. recovered herself, and closing her eyes for an
I hate been particular in describing- her I instant to summon nil her courage, and to
drti-i. because a heroine V dress is nlwam I commend her soul tn Giid .io-.l .n
described when anything is going to happen her etrcngth.and swinging Kitty ruund.iand- ,'",rrfore, not accepted, but is herewith re
i... yt: i i-. i'1 . I -.i i - r.. .7... J . . .' I turaetl-
Whcn he-arrived at church, ehe found And now somc'of Kitty's sent teturning to
lu-arly all the congregation assembled, but her, she managed, with the help of Mina
the service had not begun ; sj, after setting and the shawl, to scramble uiion tbe hill,
her drcs?, and opening her fan, sho looked where the two girls had a briel strucslo vet
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uvmuitM iuuim iu ctr Hiiiifc nas iu uq seen, i w acvp irom eiiuing ou, until witn nlancbcu
cheeks and bloodshot eyes, they slxl upon
firm ground, and looked at each other.
At this point Mina should have fainted,
but, instead ol that, the gave Kitty n goexl
tcr if deemed expedient
walk over tbe course.
And the first sight that met her eyes so ar
rested her attention that she saw nothing
more, lorn Ilartle was looking at Kitty
Smith ! A youDg man gating at a young
girl is nut a wonder upon the earth, but
this particular young man was Mina's pro
perty. Tiicy had been engaged for some
time and until the Smiths came into tbe
neighborhood he had been a very attentive
lover. Kitty was the prettiest girl in
all that cjuntiy. She had red lips
and pink checks, and green innocent brown
eyes, and the loveliest golden brown hair
"Kxcutive Mansion, March 23."
i nis seems equivalent to a public an
nneemcnt by Mr. Johnson that ho likes
democrats who say they support bis"poliey"
betlcrthan rptu;Mtf-i,w u-l.t . it.
I " " uu.. 11C IB I , . . . . . ,
therefore, as it seems to us. BMnr,l,rf.,m.i ra"cu "mD.? "r.ew tag.
j i uwi-j iu iac azziDUDi coucciea, tae cost of
appointed to bring forward a ticket hcre-af- centiy failed, who was fined $1000 the other
day, for refusing to deliver over the papers of
the Company to a receiver, who as he claimed
was not properly appointed, has been .gain
brought up on a charge of contempt, in the
Correspondence of the Ire-Prrw.l
The Horning ot Xorwlea Unhrrsity.
h'oBwicn, Vt., JIarch 14. 1SC8.
Burlington, late Copt. 30th U. S. Colored -Vm rs.EiitoTS of the Free Pri,
Troops. Aboat 1.15 P. M. last evening. I
7-Air.e.,M nia.'ry.-Mcrritt Barl,cr, or was sadJealy startled to my feet by the beating
xircvei. .nair ana Assistant i the long-roll, which is seldom heard save
Aujuiant Ucneral on tho staff of Gen. L. A
-.j.. unu6a lac quarters, ai oace wo were
I'xtsoxaL. E. A. Stanshurv. f.,r-rrl r ,n lme ready to execute any comnsnd. Then tmate child, about 5 years old. born when she
cane our cenmacaer and infi rmrd us that tie , i, Z I . . tailu J""eu toot 4
UniTe-rt. ... :. .v. I weeks old. She had brothers and sisters, and a
- - t i-eutr.
iNraXTlCIDE IM FlTZWILUill, X. II. On
the 8th inst., the people of Fitzwilliam, X.
11., wcre startled at the announcement that
a young girl was arraigned bifore a magis
trate on the charge of murdering an illegit
imate infant child. Sho plead guilty. The
Kecne Sentinel says :
The name of this girl is Alfaretta Bovm.. nnt
tjuuB i jc oi age. one nas another illegit-
thi.' place, late President of the Morris In
surance Company, in New York, which re-
"Vermont seeais to be innroU ,.
rest of Jitw England in amount of collections,
while in expenses of aiastsment and collection,
.. ... .U6 ,uo irmiones ot tnc nest. With
about the sane territory as N'w HinniU.. i.
contributions are but a little mere than cne
fcurth as much, with a cctt of collection two
thirds as much." Ere hnn
r at once orolce ranis, Cew to our rooms for
iouna water tn abundance in the rear of
the buildings, and from thence repaired to the
scece of action. On reaching the fourth story
passage, we wcre met by a volley of heat and
smoke that rolled through the dark passage
which was beyond tho power of man to pene
trate; thus we were unable to make a loJge
meat in the room of Trof. Dellechuic.where the
direct locality of the fire was supposed to be.
" You silly baby !" she exclaimed. " loa
came near putting an end to both of as
Why didn't you do as 1 told you to ?"
And then she sat down on the ground and
cried. And Kitty cried, too, and between
her sobs she said :
'Oh, Mina ! you'vo saved my life and
you are so good and I've been so naugh-
1 4l. . .
ionncciuut democrat! as
side in the present fight.
VuiT THE F&MA.NS DEM 4.M) Or THE UNITED
their collection is proportionately enlarged. But why
I is Vermont behind in the amount cf revenue paid
to me united States I The answer is ready and
plain; Vermont is far behind her sister Mew
England States in minufactnrsi. -M-h .r.
neavuy taxei; and aheaj in agriculture, which
thiV ;;r,-K.J T. Virf. " en Vemontrank. with
. ... 1-"-"" "u.u u.o iH-i-uimr I nesien i states, not w th Eastern. ".
that was always kept short and curled itself ty and I've tried I've tried to etealyour
"Is this all that a veteran Vermont editor is
into shining rings all over her head
Mina know that Toai had unbounded ad
miration for Kitty Smith. It cut the poor
girl to the very heart ; but she did not neg
lect her work, and go wandering about the
woods in an insane manner, nor was she con
tained by a "dumb, tearless sorrow." Xo.
She gave Tom two or three good round scold
ings about the matter , which be always an
twercd by asserting that he cared nothing
whatever for Kitty.but that he wasn't going
tn tlA stii.1i - d.rr tlint tin nmiMn., It- .
- ' ' " " - ir.... ...... i. W...U.. . t uj iv . a
beau cau !"
" I know it," said Mina shortly, choking
back the tears. "And that isn't the worst
of it, Kitty."
" There can'i be any worse," said Kitty.
" Yes, there can," said Mina. And then
they both fell to cryinc acain. and Kitty
put her arms round Mini's neck, and kept
eouuing: un : wnai snau i uo:
which question she got no answer.
And thus tho amazed Tom found them
and Kitty told the story, and Tom trembled
to think bow near death Kittv
interest for political aspirants in the ITnitnl
states, ine remans demand strict neutrali-
1 T1 ....
nL'rJ "V " 1 lu1cK.T,franint shall dhpcej ,0 y in uhl of fc. uy f,
oppose the equipment and sailing of priva- the editor satisfied with thus p...ing over the
leers with ru-m-i-lc tfi n 1. .;.. I . i , . . f
t.r vi..i - .1 V.. . i J' """"" B"" "uts aimost cn-iaat neglect r the
by England in the - fitting out and detarture people of the State; Is not the editor aware
v .uo .luuiini, rionua, ueorgia, sticnan- toat the state is actually oa the decline, became
doah and otter vessels of bcr ports. They he has neglected to improve her Immense min-
osk nothing more ; they will be satisfied ofeetunng resources, and is in real dasger cf
iw.ii nu itss. ii mat is acniod tbcm, they '""e; iue mnuence sae hit in the n
will vote for men and measures that will oa "d of sinking her representation in Coa.
;r yield them, nnd no public man rcay hope 5" ,0 oa D,mber, while all the t"ew England
10 lor a re-election in any city, district or State ,9 heIJ tilt',r own to do even
in which the Irish vote holds the balance of
cry. and then they wnuld ..ki sml tniV, I nm Vrw Tin mn.Tit n ,f.n..ni, r...
1111. I ftf f.n. ...I .1... 1.. . '
liut Tom had not been to sec her now for bine, but he only stood twirlin? tlio cuds
two weeks, and in that time Mina had of his silk handkerchief, and wishing he
thought over the uiF.ttcr a threat deal, and i was a pirl. un lin muM r tun
Had begun to sec the right way through it, Rut Mini dried her cyci, using for that all that she could do to help the rebel cause.
"Tl" XriElZFfl'.0. "cr 't of getting into open war with
tho minister gave out tho hvmn. and Mina "Tom," she said, in thick and husky
tried to put all such worldly thcoghts away, tones, "you love Kitty, and she will love
lor sho was a good, religious girl. you sometime if she don't now. Audi
Tho congregation were accustomed to won't stand in your way. And so it's all
spend the intermission in the graveyard, over between us. and you mustn't feel sotrv
lor me. 1 know you wouldn t have broken
with me, and that you meant to stand to your
"Come, friend Walton, and all cur tJitoriil
brethren of what name or party soever, let ca
see if we can't help lift our Green Mountain State
Iron its stand-still tvosition. and -ft her m.
That is that in as much as England acted advancing swelling tide of prosperity. Let us
power- who advocates for Great Rritain and
tho United Statce in the Fenian struccle a
i . ...
uiucrcni sinu ot neutrality. Pilot.
where they gathered iuto groups to eat their
lunch, and to goteip. Mina stole away to an
uninviting spot where the old tomb-stones
uau euu. iu iuc iirm, auu 'ie gruTes
overgrown with weed?. Here she thought
ho would not bo followed, for she wanted to
think about Tom.
She lid been there tut a few minutes
mot shabbily towards the United States in
I pretending to be neutral while steadily doing
we are to act in tho feme dirty way if wo
can find a chance ! The United States gov
ernment and people arc not fallen quito so
low as that. Our difference with the Great
Britain will not Le settled in that way. As
for the warning to politicians circa by the
C, .' I it. i , 8" .T 2',!ot' nJDC but Plitieil tricksters will
know, to marry mc with love for another . , . , ....
woman in your heart. And now I will ro s,TO "' 'cast ucea to it.
home by myself. I would rather, and you
had better wait till Kitty feels better." Co.vgbzssioxal. In tha House on Tues-
cease this continual flattering her for what she
has done and is doing, apologiting for what she
iaui io uo, anu unite in urging her to go to
manufacturing, so that not only our TDane men
and wonen can find ready and remunerative
erapioymeni, cut thousands and tens of thou.
sanas or others will be iaduced to come to us
from other States, and from foreipt i climea.
There are millions of industrious young men in
fcurope seeking American homes, but few. if
any, thinker coming to Vermont, where tho
young men are going away for the want of re
munerative employment. There never was a
better time to commence the agitation of this
needed reform than now." Rutland Herald.
The Frie Psess has talked manufactures
to tbe people, for years, and wo are glad to
bo able to say that we have some capitalists
here in Burlington, who rccogniio fully the
Here Tom should have delivered a snccch i. n r r.
. i . i . ... i i . . . ... . i j, - - wwu...u, i.uu. auv uvuiuiiiiLi: uu
Tomstartcdons-eeingher. "How youdo reaMtoL!.,! IT 7 - " . f"turing interest of Hurlington
startle a fellow. Mina !' ip raid. "Ami AnlrtwIfM M liW).;or rko dU r.J HM4 ulIwtl iu ic ium irom noiame h&i larffclT incrcaied tht v&nt tpht. unil J
. ... " . . ... ... . , I . . . mf I I t"w" -tM W 11 IUVU1C
' j ,vu. i vJiaiV4 va . (uu uui uiaudccu lli ea . ifuu t, in m i Tfa Tlirt vr timr,rin- 1 nitarl I MM xrn mo
UtXl 111 H J-ilUit JWltlUaV Wilt
Mina did not lean bcr lalo faccaram-t
the tombetonc, andtaj : ' God knows !' or
ill 111 UClaJll JLTU LKJ lUUCiUU.UILla VI uv au -
at him with contempt, and cxclaimiD, " lorn
Inrtln. vmi nr a fool w.!kPd ftwav as
She did not iro far. The thouehU that
A 'Ul UUlUtaV tlUlBtlUU llalU UICfUIUtVUiVaWG
Ihe went back to the place where he had
and troiil.lml ffn
'UaryA fn Vtit -X. . . w . " 9
1 Ewmucr, - i Know wiiat jou
T onn't to liMrmi 1 .. . , .
blame lor it, and I it u n.,f
in f rift fni D,-tmMAM
.nd t-he wag gone before Tom nnim
i iri'iii-iiuru ii i. a nuau-
i .im f i iii not inirnu lo wniir .,...- :ai
'fKnvMi t nrl ahn liVlrrii nt hlf-i n-TU I
uw-a -ft.- v- Diurj
ClUtl UUU Jlliia Ddll OUU Ik aUUUC
it yi(TM n rrTX Trior nt rtn nit iitii
anzrr because nc urn it in the t-wht ul all
nrmi ni ic. nn tiii m 11..
WIH 1 1 1 n 1 , 1 T , 1 V MTinfl ll.inrt ' I'l. -
got lucre sac sat down to rest in a thick
growth of younc pines, upon the summit of
I breezy hill. But ebe waa destined to End
k j mental repose that day. for sho bad been
Kicre but a few moments when Tom and
litty camo in eight. They had loitered
bng on tbe road. They should have been
m me by this time. Jlina watched them as"
pcy seated themselves on the grass near her
pace of concealment, and ehenotcd Ktt'tj'a
pucttish ways, and Tom'a increasing ad-fcration.
"Iwubtsho would elin down into the
tarry and break her neck!" thoucht
will talk it over."
"No, Tom," iid Jlina, "tbcic'e no ueo
in talking it over I know it all. Don't
feel sorry for me. l'ou couldn't help it,
and I couldn't help doing what 1 have to-day
and what I am doing now, and Kitty could't
help being pretty. And now don't you bo
feeling sorry for me.'
-nd so she left them, and the two stood
States securities from taxation being not in
tended to apply to government paper used
as money. Mr. Stevens, after reading tho
law exempting United States notes and other
securities from taxation, expressed tho opin
ion that Congress had no right to pass tho
bill ; that he could not see tbe distinction
The moie the merrier, and
The President's nomination cf Gen. Frank
Blair as Collector of Internal revenue at St.
Louis, is taken aa added proof of the extent
to which Mr. Johnson is under the inQcente
of " the Blairs." There is some doubt
.anu so sue icit tnem, ana tiic two stoou , , , , ,. . . ,
watching her in silence, and shame, and rrcscntcJ V Mr- Conklmg, but he could about the confirmation of the appointment,
pity, while she "vent her way across the field s tow easy it would be, if one obligation The Senata Finance Committee has agreed
until ehe seemed to them to melt into the
crimson and golden glories of the West.
And now it would teem as if Mina had
established a sort of claim to be considered a
heroine; but then, after these events t-hc
did not pine away into a "beautiful and
luminous shadow," and die placiJIy and
serenely at sunset, or sunrise (never by any
possible chance in the middle of the day,)
after giving Tom her blessing, and Kitty
her Sunday clothes. No, indeed. I am
sorry to say bhe still persists in keeping alive
was violated, to violate others. After fur
ther debate, the bill was recommitted.
In the Senate Wednesday, the bill to pun
ish forgery of United States bonds or other
securities by imprisonment for ten ycare was
In tho House the bill to secure the speedy
construction of tho Northern Pacific Hail-
road and Telegraph line, was recommitted
and ordered to be printed.
A bill to equalize tho bounties ot soldiers
to report back tho nomination to tbe Senate
without any recommendation, but it will be
opposed by Senator Grata Brown and Hen
derson of Missouri, and may not receive tho
requisite two-thirds vote.
We notice in the Caledonian, credited to
the Rutland Herald, a piece cabbaged from
the Faxx Pbks. As our contemporaries are
and well. And, worse than this (if any- !ailor? who served during the rebellion, honorable papers, and the latter especially
thing can bo worse,) she bought a cow with
the money she had put aside for her wed
ding finery : and now, having plenty of
buttermilk to drink, is getting rather stout.
Punch thus sums up the ins and outs of
the case at Washington, in an unusually
clear statement for an English wiitcr on our
'Says Johnson, 'To hold that tbe States of
Were o'er out of the 'Union is ein.'
bays Congress. .va-.i( RatB3 ;f tb never
There nin't no call for letting 'em in."
An excellent Judge of Probate in this
late, was recently called upon by a man,
who anxiously inquired "are you the
Judge of Probate?' The Judge replied
affirmatively; when his visitor hurriedly re
marked : "Well, I have hero the list will
and testimony of my sister, and T want to be
appointed adminietrafriXt pf. E. Mercury.
The Committee on Agriculture reported
back the resolution to encourage education
in Agriculture, with tho recommendation
that it tic laacnniteiy postponed.
X resolution was adopted instructing the
Committee on .Military Atiairs to inquire in
to tho propriety of making appropriations
to complete the work: of disinterring and
gathering into the national cemeteries, the
wjldicrs who cavo their lives for the salva
tion of tbo Union, with power to send for
persons and puricra.
has quite rigid notions on tho subject of
newspaper credit, there is doubtless " a mis
take somewhere." Similar occurrences are
to common that wo have long ago ceased to
feel very sensitive about them, and only
mention this, in order to commend to our
friend of tho Herald, the consolation that
he is not the only victim of such misappropriations.
Reil Estate. The seven small cottage
Cosgeessioxau In the Senate on Tuc- houses and lots, on tbe cast side of Goueh
day, a bill authorizing the Secretary of tho .treet, south of J. N. Pomeroy's residence,
Treasury to sell such Marine Hospital build- taTe bow, purchased by 0. S. Wood Esq.
ings as he may deem advisable, was passed ne prf, ra ra $1000 apieco for the six.
after amendment (on Mr. Fessendcn'i mo- belonging' to the Nobles, or Essex, N. Y.,
tion) so as to include by namo tho hospitals ani ,0mething mora than that lor tho seventh
at Burlington, Vt.. Cleveland. Cincinnati, one owned by Martin Utnler. .
Pittsburgh. Selma. 111., St. Louis, Evans- vu Mr. Wood's purpose, we hear, to
ville and Padueah. mn, tha huildin
A farmer in Chester Held ceuntv. V n- ir-n flV. thm Kill tm- lalt en r ttia, I !.: 1 1 iL. t
fo d-J le"; he ta?JSr ountcrfeiting of United States securities, or groumd," recently porehucd by him, lear
whoaod And hawed" until he was bewrsc' Tseing of countcrfciU of the same, by ten ing the ground occupied by them (which ad-butthe-ule.would
neither gec, whoa.por years imprisonment or $1000 fine, or both, join tbo land of the Foot pkee, owned by I
A private letter from Wa.-biogton, written
on Friday last, says "Senator Foot, who for
several days raet been regard.! u rr l...r
is better. His medicine last night produced I" "ia We fonsJ' Bn,il ,he hoPe hJ
the most favorablo rflt. .ml ii. I,.. U'D "'J' that we were conquered we
physicians a.d friends feel confident that he ,re A,ftun"fI orJ,"J ' to car quar-
wlll recover." p... I s and save what we conH. Then followed a
WV e uu.limnj UUIIR I Mm. ..
ecene or destruction. Book;, furniture, stoves,
arms, in fc. evervthinr beloai-i-i- tn a r.!.t
oriwiRDisiwea ordered to re- wag hurled from every window ataid showers cf
port to Gen. Howard at Washington, and broken glass and cinders, only to be literally
leaves for there to-morrow.
Tns Canadian- Scam. A orrcipondent
or the New York Herald, writing from
House's Point, March 19th, says :
Eighteen cars pissed into the States cn Fri
day hit from Montreal, nearly all of which con
tained men going to the United Stttes for a
temporary or permanent stay. Msny of them
were of course, those who at this time ot year
go to seek work daring the advantageous spring
season, but the majority were emirranlj. fin-;.
i'a1 r0UWi"-in PU"ai,ef H""" the devouring ,Wt rushed
The scare durinc the latter partof last week, comPIetc lU la,t wcrk. Scon the two face walls
was so great that many broke up housekeeping! 'n terrible crash, thus announcing
ort :hhc tr f.?. anjira-
a town alone the borJer which has net one or 8 of n'sht hoTeroJ o'er her grave, and
more families thus sudJenly traniported from a de of heavca fell as tears for the de-
their late homes to the midet of etrangers. The parted
emigrants have not all stopped here, but many T ' .
have jogged along with their carts nnd animals aacb P1" cann't b S"ta to our Pres-
forther into the interior ot the States, which 'Jtnt (CapL Samael W. Shattuck.t who behaved
traveler, lana to tbese pocr with great coolness daring the whole affair.
smutiM to pieces below. The fia-ea still ad
vanced with great fury from passage to pia
sage, thus forcing many to leave everything to
In the meantime the Library and paintinjs
ha l beea removed to the North Barracks, bat
the Cabinet had net beea touched. I was at
once ordered to proceed with a few followers
and save it jf possible. The doers being lxk-
.1 .. r T t .. .. , .
-us .unci, irom me,r mnges. in aa in
stant, every mineral was thrown from the win
dows. Scarce had the last stone been thrown
Durinz the excitement bmlcroin r.n..u i...
Uen at a stand still.
Near this rlace and on the olc-r. at th r .v.
the Vermont Central Railroad is erecting a
strong wooden building for some branch of their
business. Now, this building is visible a long
way un the lake, and the CiniIian. f - tt,.t
direction had been curiously watching it end
guessing its meaning, until at Utt a "Kanuck"
wao waspaising throujh, hid pluck enough te
ask what it was. when be was solemnlv unml
by his informant, a railroad employe, that it
was a barracks for tbe Fenians.
"We'l. and how many of them an tW ?
continued the seeker after knowledge.
un," continued the watr. "there'a l,r.ut
twelve thousand of them to be stationed there;
but there's lots more of 'em back down the
ihtlc wo mourn our loss, we are thankful
that we were not caught after the 10 o'clock in
spection, as we should have beea called to make
a greater sicrifice of property besides losing
The less of each Cadet will vary from five to
four hundred dollars each.
The Senior aad Junior classes are excused
from duty until the Sd of May, at which time
the University will be in running order again.
Hon- It strikes a 5oIdicr.
Messrs. Editors of Free Press :
I desire to express to ycu my entire aspro-
Kanuek swallowed the story, and so the re- Tl1 snd 'tadorsaeat of jour editorial in today's
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poor, inarm mother, who was a widow. It
seeias mat on .Monday, the 6th, that bleak, cold
day, with the thermometer at zero. Alfaretta rot
cut of the cars at Fitzwilliara depot with her
vuuu iu irni, returning irom a visit to a
distant town, where the child was born. She
immediately started cn foot for Howville, a vil
lage about Z miles distant in a southerly direc
tion, where a numbcrof her relatives live. She
proceeded not more than 100 rods before she
came to a piece of woods by the roadside. There
she etopped end turned directly into the woods 8
or 10 rods, and then stripped the child of all its
clothing, aad put upon it a thin summer frock,
tied her handkerchief firmly around its head so
.......... L- . 1. . I .-. . . ..
.......4 i wict w9uiu. mat iu cries mignt not
were conquered we hrf b tbe . . n
laid her baby down oa tho ground in a thicket
and left it to die. Ileart. harder than the neth
er millstcrne, possessed by agirl hardly 18years
cf aje ! IVho has the heart to plead for such a
remcrs eiess motber as this 7
She paused for moment to gather up the little
ucicici uren uaea jrem tae cnuJ. The day
was icy cold the wind blew a gale the trees
creaked harsh murmurs over her head. But
amiust an tais turmoil or nature, ehe thought
she heard the stilling moans ef her child. She
became frightened, and started with frantic
speed for the highway. There she picked up the
things she had left, quieted her nerves fjr a mo
ment and passed on. On her arrival at How
ville, she appeared cold and fatigued, bat by
her conduct cave no indications of tht wfnl
deed she had done.
In a day or two. it became known at Hnw.
ville, that she started from the derot with a
child in her arms. This cornier to the know.
edge of her brother, he went to her and demand
ed an explanation of the matter. After some
little hesitation, she told him the whole story.
iiameuiaiwj ue ore ugnt ner up to tae selectmen
of Fitiwilliam village, in order to know what
must be done. The first thing was to find the
child. The brother and sister, with two of the
selectmen, started for that purpose. On ar
riving at tho place where she turned into the
woods she said "stop here is the nlice." On
helping her out of the buggy, she became con
vulsed, rigid aad insensible. In a short time
she came out of her fit, but vehemently and re
peatedly exclaimed that "she could iro no far.
ther." On much urging, she at length started
with a seeming desperation, and led the way
with rapid strides, directly to the spot where
she had left her child. It reclined a little on one
side, the limbs were slightly drawn up, and it
exhibited signs of distress. It was frotea firm
ly to the ground, and it took some time to re
lieve it from its fey bed, and when it was lifted
un. tbe leaves and moss adhered to its side.
While this was doing, Alfaretta looked on, and
in a kind of musing undertone, repeated over
and over again, "I wish it was alive I wish it
On coming to the village, a complaint waa
m aae, anu sue waa arraigned Delorc a maps
Irate and plead guilty. But during the arraign
ment, although her relatives were weeninc
around ner, sue ened net a tear And aa she
started for the jail she exclaimed, "They cannot
hang me too quick." In all the conversations
with her, in regard to her motives for killing her
child, she merely said, she had one child and did
not want to be troubled with another.
pert went forth throuzh all Canada ifc.t tin.
Fenians were encamped twelvo thousand strong
near Rouse's Point.
Similar incidents led to the renorts that Knrt
Montgomery, the new United States fort t th
head of Like Champlain, had been sold to the
remans; that there was avast storehouse of
arms ana ammunition at Alburg. and that a
Fenian army of forty thousand men wer en
camped between the border and Burlington.
Nothing, in fact, was too tmprobab e for their
beliot One French-Canadian, on coming into
town here, asked his first question about the Fe
nians, and when his waggish respondents had
told him all the hut rumors of the prospective
invasion and sacking ot Canada, he thanked
Ood very fervently that he was in the United
The military eiDionssre alncir Ike holr ta
becoming morestrict. An attache of the dawn
train from Montreal this afternoon, reports that
the soldiers, who searched one of the trains that
loft here to-day, arrested two of the passengers
on suspicion of being Fenians.
There are two thcusind troor talionnl at St
Johns. Canada East, and the advance guard of
mis ion- u stationed about seven miles from
here, where tbe reported arrests were made. All
trains passing this guard are halted, and are in
spected before they are allowed to
The troops on the border are frcm the volnn.
teer corps. The regulars are kept in the inte
rior to prevent them from deserting, so it Is
stated by arrivals from beyond the line.
the Eien or Rzcimocrrr.
Grain and cattle nasaed over the border until
sunset of Saturday afternoon, and this town,
like all the towns near the line, is stored with
abundance of rrain. the accumulation of tha
imports during: the last week. Saw. ho
all is as quiet as though a Chinese wall were
uuui uviwcea mc countries.
Noewich UsiYiRsirr. Tho Brattleboro
Record says that "although proad and sa
cred memories duster around tho namo of
this institution, wo take it that it will never
be rebuilt. It is undoubtedly best that its
friends should now unite their entire strength
un me Vermont University and Agricul
tural College at Burlington."
(Jlst) piper m reference to Mr. Wilson's bill
equalizing bounties. There is one phaae of this
matter which no one seems to have taken int
consideration. Each soldier when be enlisted
expressed himself by that enlistment, as perfect
ly satisfied. Are those soldieis net ashamed to
ask the country, loaded as it ia with debt, to
give them xiorc money I If this bill should pass
it would entitle me legally to S05 and some
cents, but after three years service I think my
self still tl.e debtor and not the creditor it the
Four ob'L Serv'h,
0. IL V.
Correspondence cf the Free Press.
Letter from Canada.
IlAmLTox, C. W., JIarch 1". 18CC.
Afrir. Editors of the Free Press :
At every corner in this city for
the last few days, small knots of people have
been collected, in earnost conversation, and as
yea pass ycu would hear expressions like this
"The Fenians are really coming now," "there
is co doubt of an invasion this time," ic,
and surely, if one can believe anything in ihe
matter, you must be convinced that the people
here fully expect to be attacked at once. Tha
streets are full ef -volunteers through the day,
and strong pickets were thrown out last night
All the entrances to the city are guarded by the
military, so that no suspicious characters can
get into town without being detected. Fortu
nately, the situation of the place is such that
there are but eight avenues of approach to it,
so that only a small force is required for that
duty. The streets are patrolled every night by
from eighty to a hundred citizens who are
sworn ja as special policemen in addition to the
It is ajtoniihing to see how" promptly the cit
sens responded to the call to form a night pa
trol, oil and young, rich and poor, taming oat.
togaarl tht city, more, 'they ssy from inoea-
SdE.ii, R R. depot in Baltimore, on &
hot October day. Tho 12th Vt. regiucnt is
there awaiting the train of box cars which
is to jolt them through to Washington on
their way to the war. A knot of officers
and soldiers is sitting en the platform, kick
ing their heels, and wondering how many
hours more there must be of waiting before
there is any moving. A large mule stands
close by, attached to a dray .between the two
erect front poB's of which close to the rear
of the beast, bangs a bag, perchance an oat-
bag, but empty of its content?. Tho eon of
a donkey, in some evolution of his tail, has
made out to put that useful appendage into
the open mouth of the big, and now cannot
contrive how to withdraw it. The flies bite;
tbe tail whips round insido the bag, and
tries in vain to reach the tormentors. Mule
begins to lose his temper. The long cars
fly round at all angles, and without the
slightest reference to each other, and tho
hind legs rise together nervously with sud
den jerks which portend a serious kicking,
spell. Tbe soldiers watch proceedings with
interest and merriment, which stills for a
moment as Perlcy Downer, tbe witty Drum
Major of tbe regiment, announces solemnly
that be has a new conundrum; only to burst
into roars of laughter, where tbe laugh
Quoth Perley, "Why is this aaimile ab
surdly and wickedly unreasonable in his
wrath ? Give it up 1 Why, because ho is
letting his angry passions rise at a mere
We say that it was not a bad ion mot, for
one at a moment's notice, and we arc re
minded of it, by tho close of Josh Billings'
recent essay on Waterfalls, in the Saturday
"i rather like waterfalls.
It hit ben sed that they would run tut, but
of Mcndolssohn's, was beautifully ilaycd,
uu ucarmy encored, Mr. Procter reenond-
ng with "Blue eyed Mary" with variation.
On the whole, it is tic general verdict that
it was a "tip-top" concert. The Union has
fairly demonstrated its right to live and
prosper, and having done so, ought not now
tc be allowed to languish. The rceeinta el
the evening amounted to about $110.
Arrest or Succglers. Another batch of
smugglers were brought before Judge Smal
ley Friday. Francois DeSawtcIlc was held
to bail in $500. In the case of Silas Smith,
the hearing was continued. In the caia of
Charles Howard, hearing is still on.
Arrest or a Smcccler. Wm. H. H.Mead
of Richford, was arrested for smuggling, on
Tuesday night, at his house, which is situat
ed directly on the lino, and brought before
Judge Smalley, yesterday, who ordered him
to find bail in $500, to appear for trial at
the next term of the U. S. Court at Windsor.
He is also held in $100 for resisting an offi
cer, having made his escape after arrest by
Deputy Marshal Flanagan, a month ago.
Niw Hotel is raosrscT. Wo understand
that the purchase of tbo real estate of tho
Old Btnk of Burlington by D. D. Howaro,
Esq. was with a view to the erection ol a
new, spacious and elegant Hotel, to run
throuch from Church St to St. Paul St,
covering also the site of the reiidence or tho
late S. E. Howard, with fronts on Church,
Bank and St. Paul Streets, the Church St.
front to be occupied by a block of stores.
This is a splendid project, and Mr. Howard
has all tbo requisite capital, enterprise and
public spirit to carry it through, as we trait
Mr. Howard by the way, commenced bis
successful business career as the first teller
Of the old bank, sleeping nights in the bank
ing room, wt.ich has now become his property.
Fast Dir. Gey. Dillingham has ap
pointed Friday, April 13, as a day of Humil
iation, Fasting and Prayer.
Riucs or Bceuxgto.i a Geszratiok Aco.
The twelvo Director's chairs, each having
on its broad back rail a small painting of
some noticeable building or residence in
Burlington, which were disposed of at tho
sale of tho property of tho old Burlington
Bank jn Tuesday, found purchasers as fol
1. View of the old Colleze buildinr. hann!
in 1824. Carolaa Novea.
2. View of the residence of E. T. Engleeby.
L. B. Eagleeby.
$. View of tbe residence of Horace Loossuu
E. C Loomis.
4. Residence of CoL Osixs Buel. Pearl Street.
now occupied by IT. P. Hickok. Esq.
1. 1). Howard.
5. Bank ef Burlington. D. D. HowarJ.
C. The Jewett House, now firminz the main
portion of the "American Hotel."
D. D. Howard.
'. White Street Conzresatioaal Church.
siace burned, which then fronted North.
J. W. Hickok,
8. Unitarian Church. S. D. Howard.
9. Residence of Samuel Hickok. corner of St.
Paul aad Main Streets, now owned by Horace
Wheeler. J. W. Ifxkok.
10. The Tuttle Place or "Oraas Mcuat."
now owned by Capt. Chas. B. Marvin.
O. J. Walker.
11. The Mosea Catlln Place. Celeaester
Aveaue, now owned by II. W. Catlin.
D. D. Ho-ird.
12. The Deming Place. Pearl Street, now
occupied by Mrs. F. F. Deming.
U. I). Howard.
Tho paintings are in oil, very neatly done.
and are generally very accurate representa
tions of tbo buildings. Tbcy were tho work
of a Mr. Curtis, who in those days bund ex
ercise for bis genius chiefly in tbe decoration
of clock cases, manufactured in Burlington
by Curtis and Dunning. Ho snbscauently
got up with some pains a sketch of Burling
ton in which tbe Bay, with the wharves and
steamboats, was takeh from somo point near
the water ; the Square, with Col. Thomas'
Militia Company parading, from the piazza.
of Thomas' betel ; Church Street, from the
Cnitarian Church, Ac.; the whole worked
into one view, with curious offeet.
Ho designed to have it engraved and pub
lished ; but somehow subscribers were not
numerous, and tbe project failed.
1'iivs.ivion or the Cattle disease, Tbo
Comptroller of Customs or Ottawa, Canada,
has transmitted Lj Secretary McCulIoch a cer
tified copy or the act or the Canadian Parlia
ment, recently passed, piohibiting tbe im
parting of cattle, sheep, borsce, hides Jto.,
by sea into the provinces ; in conaeqaenca of
which enactment the prohibition of the im
portation of cattle iic from Canada into thai
United States has been removed.
Gold at 1271 is lower thaa it, has beea
since) September 1863.