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oldttT Graves May 30th, 110.
-vjv ..or people gather
1',-oai many a peaceful home,
rfnm iitd-ud, plain and valley,
ff tii willies hearts they come.
TV-la-i oar people either
Their holdier-a' cures to view,
VTiiile "r the tomhs of many
They flora frns ttrew.
To deck with brightee t flowers
Each sasrtyTea hero'j rive.
Who, fifhting for oar country.
Hi j iifo tbu nobly gave.
A;.- mscy b-sarts among us
Airssh will mourn tonlay
For others, braitly fallen,
Whose graves are far away.
Ne'er decked with wreath or garlaan.
Alone, uninotcn tb-ey be,
L ntttpt .y fned Of landrti
Beneath a scmhera sky.
Xr monument or tombstone
May mark the place they sleep,
No aetiin? hearts of loved one.
Above thorn, erer weep,
But Id our thoughts we cherish
A acred bun&i-prt.
Where names of those tfciu &IIoa,
No lapse of time efface.
And oft, in fancy stealing,
Betid this sacred wound,
With grief aim art unspoken.
Are many mourner found.
To every Iff a' nnidtrr
We'd gratrful tnhvie give
Whether they died in ssrvies,
Or, still, amonx ui lire.
Nor are nor fot toT&XtMB
Amid our frit fwpw
And weep for tlioae wlit- sttWHtle-J
Worthy a brttir rauir.
May If seven benoef'nh protect us
Fnm at od ,trtft
Teach u- to otk,T
And t AwiBii We
Tt,i- world was farmed ftr maid and sua
3, each mast find a follow :
It hatb been so since the world Degas,
And marigolds were yellow,
F s.'ie wh wastes her rminwr prime.
And coldly dot eschew H,
hll in the winter of her tine
With vain repentance roe it.
Then pri'ihee, say not Nay, bat Yea,
Wiujsi primroses are Hrrrnin ,
For spring-time will not always stay
The winter that is cosine.
Once a new world the sun? wait marl cere,
Columbus, promised, and was sure withstood,
Cn -traced, unnelpei, un braird for many a year .
Bat let at last to make 1m promise guod.
Promised and proinisuii I go, most dear.
To latter my dall heart with love's sweet feud.
My life with Its must reverent hope and fear,
And my religion w.Ui jair grtuude.
Ot we mast part . the star-! for me contend.
And all the winds that blow, oa all the seas ;
Throoh wonderful wastn places I must weud.
And with a promise my sd soul appease.
Promise, then, promlsa much of iar-ofl olfes ,
Bat ah, for pment j y, s;ive me one kiss.
TIIEPIHTKR OF ItOTTKKOtX.
HIT AttEMA II. EDWARDS.
M; rattier was a trader and distiller at
Srhiedain, on t!,e Mais. Without being
wealthy we enjoyed the means o procuring
every incial comfort. We are ana reoerred
visitH from a few old trienda, we went occa
aiunally tu the theatre, and ruj father had
his tulip garden and euminer huuse at a little
distance from Schiedam tn the hanks of the
canal which connects the town with the
But my father and mother, whose only
child I was, cherished one dream of ambi
tion, in which, fortunately, my own taste
led me to participate. They wanted me t
become a painter.
Let me but sec a pieture by Franz Lin
den in the gallery at Rotterdam," said my
father, ' and 1 shall die happy.
So at fourteen yean of ae I was removed
from school, and placed in the classes of
Messer Keeler. an" artist liring at Delft.
Here 1 made such progress that by the time
1 had reached my nineteenth birthday 1 was
tran&fcrred to the atthcrnf Hanfc Van Roots
a descendant of the celebrated family of that
name. Van Roos was not more than thirty
eight or forty years of age ,and bad already ac
quired considerable reputation as a painter of
portraits and sacred subject. There was an
altar-piece of hie in one of our finest
churches ; his works had occupied the place
of honor for the last six years at our annual
exhibition, and for portraiture be numbered
among his patrons moet of the wealthy mer
chants and burgomasters of tbc city. Indeed
there could be no question that my master
was rapidly acquiring a lortun" commensu
rate with bis popularity.
Still be was not a cheerful man. It was
whispered by tbc pupiit that he bad met
with a disappointment in early life that he
' had loved, been accepted, and on the eve of
marriage bad been rejected by the lady for a
more wealthy suitor. He came from Freis
land, in the north of II illand, when a very
young man. He had always been the same
gloomy, pallid, lahor-lovirg citizen. lie
was Sparing of domestic expenditure, and
liberal to Ike poor. This every one coold
tell y m, and no one knew more.
The number of his pupils was limited to
tix. lie kept us constantly at work, and
scarcely permitted us to exchange a word
with each other during the day. Standing
there among us silently, with the light from
above pouring down upon his pallid face, and
becoming absorbed in the folds of bis long
black dressing-gown, be looked almost like
some stern old portrait hintelf. To tell the
truth, we were all somewhat afraid of him.
Not that he assumed any undue authority,
on tbc contrary he was stately, silent and
frigidly polite ; but bis politeness had in it
something oppressive, and we were all hap
pier out of bis presence. None oi us resided
under bis roof. 1 had a second floor in a neigh
boring street, and two of my fellow students
occupied rooms in the same house. Wc used
to meet at night in each other's chambers j
and make excursions to the exhibitions and j
theaters, and sometimes on a summer's even- j
ing ire would hire a pleasure boat and t
row a mile or two down the river. We were
merry enough then, and not quite so silent, I
1 promise, as in the gloomy studio. j
In the meantime 1 was anxious to glean
every benefit from my master's instructions.
I improved rapidly, and my paintings soon j
excelled those of tbc other the. My taste j
did not incline to sacred Nirjortu, like that of
Van Roos, but rather to the familiar rural
scenes .if Bcrgham and Paul Potter. It was
my delight to wander along the rich paoture
lands, to watch the amber xunset, the herds
coming home to the dairy, the bury wind-mills
scarcely ruffled by the passage of tbc public
treckthfut (canal boat). In depicting scenes
of this nature.
jTb slow canal, th, 3 el'uir-tilottonwd rale.
The willow-totted mk, the gliding sail.
I was singularly fo.tun.ite. My master never
praised me by word or looks. Lut when my
father camo an one day from Schiedam to
vieit me, be drew me aside, and in a voice
audible to the rest, he told him that " Messer
Lin i-n would do credit to the profession,"
which so delighted the good oixtiller that he
straight way took me out with him tor the
day. and having given me lifrccn gold pieces
as a testimony of his satisfaction, took me to
dine with his friend the burgomaster Von
acl. It was an eventful vi-iit forme. lTp
on that evening I first fell in love.
Few people, 1 think, would at tl.at time
have denied the pernmal attractions ol Ur
trudc Von (iael. Vet 1 do n .t know that it
was her features as much a.- Iht soft voice
and gentle womanly gr.ice vwt faxcinated
Though so young, she performed the hon
ors of her father's princely table with sdf
nosscssion and eood-breeding. In tin even
ing she sang some sweet German songs to I
ner own simple accompaniment, n e aiaa
of books and poetry, and I found her well
read in fcnglish, French and German litera
ture. We spoke of art, and she displayed
both judgment and enthusiasm.
As we took our leave at night, the burgo
master shook me by the hand and told me to
I fancied that Gertrude's blue eyes bright
ened when he said it, and I felt the color
rush quickly to my brow as I bowed and
' Frani,' said mv father, when we wore in
the street. how old are you T
Just twenty-two, sir," I replied, surprised
at tbe question.
' You will not I dependent on your brush,
my boy, continued mv father, as he leased
upon my arm and Inked l, k at the lofty
mansion wc had just left. . I have been
neither wasteful norunsucowsful, and it will
be my pride to lee you a nwpectablc in
come at my death."
I inclined my head in silence, and won
dered what would come next.
' llurgomeister von Gael is one of my old
est friend,' said my father.
1 hare often heard you speak of him. sir,'
And he i rich."
1 So I should suppose.'
' (iertrude will bare a fine fortune,' said
my father, as if thinking aloud.
1 bowed once more, but thai time rather
' Harry her, Franz.'
I dropped his arm nnd started back.
SirP 1 faltered, I 1 marry the Frau
lein yon Gael ?'
' And pray, sir why not ?' said my father,
curtly. He stopped short in his walk and
leaned both hands upon tbe top of bis walk
I made no reply
Why not, sir?' repeated my father, very
energetically. What could you wish for
lietfer ? The young lady is handsome, good
tempered, educated, rich. Xow, Franx, if I
thought you had been such a fool as to form
any attachment without '
'Oh, sir, you do me injustice!' 1 cried.
' Indeed, I have done nothing of tho kind.
But do you think do you think that she
would have mo?'
VOL. XLIII. NEW SERIES, VOL. XVI
'Try her, Franz," said my father, gxid ,
humorcdly, as he resumed uy arm. 1 If I
am riot very much mistaken, the burgomeis- !
ter would be as well pleated as myself. As
for tbe fraulein women are easily won.' ,
Wc bad by this time reached the door of
the inn where my father was to sleep for the
night. As he left me bis words were I
Try her, Franz . try her." j
From this hour 1 was a constant itot ir ut i
the house of the burgoineister von Gael. It
was a large, old-fashioned mansion, built of
red brick, and situated upon tbe famous line
of houses known as the Iloompjes.
In front lay tbe broad river, crowded with
merchant vessels, from whose masts fluttered
tbe flags of all the trading nations of the
world. Tall trees, thick with foliage, lined
tbe quays, and tbe sunlight flickered through '
the leaves upon tbe spacious drawing roo u
of Gertrude a home.
Here, night after night, when the studies j
of the day were over, 1 used to sit w ith her
beside the open window, watching the !m-y
crowd beneath, tbe rippling river, and the 1
rising moon that tipped tbe masts and city
spires with silver. Here we read together i
from tbe pages of our favorite poets, and
counted tbe first pale stars that trembled in
it was a nappy time, iwt mere came at
last a time still happier, when, one still even
ing as we sat alone, conversing in unfrcquent
whispers and listening to the heating of each
other's hearts. I told Gertrude that I loved
bar, and she, in anawwr, laid her fair hu4
upon my shoulder, with a sweet confidence,
as if content so to rest forevtr.
Just as my father bad prodi-t xl. the bur
gomeister readily sanctioned our betrothal,
specifying but one condition, and this was
that our marriage should not take place till
I bad attained my twenty-fifth birthday. It
was a long time to wait, but I should hy
that time perhaps have made a name in my pro
fession. 1 intended soon to bend a picture to
tbe annual exhibition, and who could tell
what I might not do in throe years to show
Gertrude how dearly 1 loved her ?
And so our happy youth rolled on, and
tbe quaint old dial in Messer von Gael's tu
lip garden told tbe passage of our gulden
In the meantime 1 worked sedulously at
my picture. 1 labored upon it all the win-
ter, and when the spring came I sent it in.
with no small anxiety as to its probable po- I
sition upon tbe walls of tbe gallery. It was i
a view in one of the streets of Rotterdam. ,
There were the high old bouses, with their i
gables and carved doorways, and the red sun- j
set glittering on tbe panes of tho upper win- '
dows, the canal flowing through the center
of the street, tbe white drawbridge, with a i
liarge just passing beneath, tbe gn-cn trees
deep in the shadow, and the spire of the 1
church of St. Lawrence rising beyond in the i
clear sky. When it was quite finished and I
about to be sent away, even Man van Koos
nodded a cold encouragement, and said that
it deserved a good position, lie had him- j
self prepared a painting this year, on a more
ambitious scale and a larger c. nvas- than :
It was a sacred subject, and represented the j
conversion of St. Paul. Ilis pupils admired I
it warmly, and none more than myself.
We all pronounced it to lie lib master- ,
piece, and the artist was evidently o! our
The day of exhibition came at last. 1 had '
scarcely slept the previous night, and the
early morning found me, with a numlier if
other students, waiting impatiently before
tbe yet unopened door. When I arrived it '
wanted an hour to the time, but half the ,
days seemed to elapse before we heard the
heavy bolts give way inside, and then forced
our way through tbe narrow harriers.
I had 6wn up the staircase and found
myself in tbc first room, before 1 remembered
that I should have purchased a catalogue ut ;
the door. I bad no patience, however, to go '
back for it, so I strode round nnd ronnd the j
room, looking eagerly for mv picture. It
was nowhere to be seen, and ssed on to
tbe next. Here my search was equally on
successful. It must be in tbe third roim,' raid I to
myself, ' where all the best works are hung. '
Well, if it be hung ever so high, in ever so
dark a corner, it is, at all events, an honor
to have a picture in the third room.'
But though I spoke su bravely, it vn- wiih
a ranking heart I ventured m I could n t
really hope for a good place among tbe mag- .
nates of the art, while in either of the other i
rooms there bad been a possibility that it
might receive a favorable iosition.
The house bad formerly been the mansion
of a merchant of enormous wealth, who had I
Uft it, with his valuable collection of paint- !
ings . to tbe State. :
The third room had been Lis reception
chamber, and the space over the magnifi
cently carved cbimney was aligned as the
place of honor to the bet pamtiug. The
painter of this picture alway received a
costly prize, for which he was likewise in- !
debted to the munificence oi' the founder. ,
To this spot my eyes were naturally turned
as 1 entered the dour.
Was I dreaming '.' I stood still I turned
hot and cold by turns. I ran forward. It
was no illusion. There was my picture, my j
own picture in its modest little frame, in- '
stalled in tbe chief place in tbe gallery '
And, there, too. was tbe official card stuck !
in the corner, with the words, Prize Paint-
ing " printed upon it in a shining gold ,
frame. 1 ran down the stairs and bought a
catalogue, that my eyes might lie gladdened
by a confirmation of this joy. And there ,
sure enough was printed at the commence- i
ment, Annual Prize Painting View in
Rotterdam No. 127 Franz Linden."
I could have wept for joy. I was never :
tired looking at my picture. 1 walked from I
one side to the other, I retreated, I advanced i
closer to it, I looked at it in every possible j
light, and forgot all but my happiness. I
A very charming picture ' said a voice at '
my elbow. I
It was an elderly gentleman, with gold
spectacles and an umbrella. j
I colored up and said falteringlv :
' Do yon think so ?'
' 1 do. sir,' said tbe old gentleman. 1 am
an amateur. I am very ford of pieture?.
I presume that you are also an admirer of !
1 bowed. i
Very nice little painting, indeed very ;
nice.' be continued, as ue wiped bis spec- S
tacles and adjusted them with an air of u j
connoisseur. ' Waters v.ry limpid, colors j
pure, sky transparent, perspective admirable.
I'll buy it.' i
Will you T' I exclaimed joyfully. '0, i
thank you, sir.' ;
' Oh. said the gcqtlcman. turning sud- i
denly upon me and smiling kindly, so you I
are the artist, are you? Hapjy to make j
your acquaintance, Messer Linden. You I
are a very young nun to paint such a pic- j
ture as that! 1 congratulate you, and I'll1
So wc exchanged cards, shook hands, and ,
became the best friends in tbe world. 1 wa
burning with impatience to see Gertrude and
tell her the (rovi fortune, hut my now patron
took my arm and suid that be must take the ,
tour of the rooms in my company, so I was
forced to comply. j
We stopped before a large painting that i
occupied the best position next to my own. It;
was my matter's work, tbe conversion of St. ,
I'aal, and while I was telling him of my stu-
dies in tbe etther of the painter, a uian
started from before us and glided away, but
not before I had sera and recognized the
pale countenance of Van Rons.
There was something in the expression of
his face that shocked me something that
stopped my breath and made me shudder. 1
What was it 1 scarcely knew ; hut the
glare of his dark eyes and the quiicring pas
sion of his hps haunted me for the test of
tbe day, and came back again in my dreams,
I said nothing of it to Gertrude that after
noon, but it had elleetually sobered my ex-
ultation. 1 dreaded next day to return to
tbe studio ; hut to my surprise my master re- 1
ceived me as he never had received roe lielore. .
He advanced and extended his hand touie.
' Welcome, Franz Linden,'" lie said, smil
ing, ' I am proud to call you my pupil.' .
fbe hand was did, the voice harsh, the I
smile was passionless. My coinjanions
crowded round and congralulated me, and
in the warm tones of their young, cheerful
voices, nd the dose pressure of their friend
ly hand,, I forgot all that had troubled me
in the manner of Van Itocs
Not l.mK after this event (iertrude's father I
desired to have her portrait painted to con
sole him from her ab-enee, he said, when I ,
should be so w icked as to take her awiy
from him. 1 leonw mended mv old master, i
whose tutelage I bad recently left, and Van
Roos was sumiaoned to fill a task that I
would gUdly liaie performed bad it been in i
my power to do so. Rut portraiture was i
not in mylinc. I could eint h sleek, spotted
milch cow or a drove of sheep far hcttei ,
than the fair skin or the golden curls of my
She could not endure tbe artist from tbe
first. In vain I reasoned with her all was .
of no use, and she used to say at the end of
every such or.nrersation, that she wished the
portrait was finithed, ana teat me coaiu no
more help disliking him than that she
could help loving inc. And so our argu
ments always ended with a kiss.
Mat this portrait took a long time. Van
Roos was in general a rapid painter, yet Ger
trude's likeness progressed at a very slow
pace, and like Penelope's web, seemed never
to be completed.
One morning I happened to be in the
Mem a rare event at that time, (or 1 w.e.
bard at work on my new landscape ; and 1
was struck by the change that had come
over my late master he was no longer tbe
same mac There was a light in his eye
and a vibration in his voice that I had never
observed before, and when be rose ti take
leave there was a studied courtesy in his bow
and manner that took me quite try surprise.
Still I never suspected the truth, and still
tbe jtortrait was as far as it ever was from
It all came out at last, and one morning
Hans Van Roos made a formal offer of his
hand .and heart.
(If course be was refused.
But as kindly as was possible, dear
Franz,' she said, when she told me in the
evening, because he is your friend, and lo
causc be seemed to feci it so deeply. And
and you don't know bow dreadfully pale
he turned, and how he tried to restrain his
tear. 1 pitied hini. Franz indeed I was
And the gentle creature c uld scarce keep
from weeping herself, as sho told me.
I diJ not see Van Roos for some uumttls
after this disclosure.
At lost 1 met him in front of tho Stadt
Mouse, and. to my surprise, fur the seeond
time in his lite be extended his hand.
A good day to you, Messer Linden.'
said he ; 1 hear that you are on the high
road to fortune. '
' I have been very fortunate, Messer Van
Roc,' I replied, tnkmg tbe pndfered hand ;
' but I shall never forget that I owe my pres
ent efficiency to the hours spent in your
A i3Culiur expression flitted over his face.
' If I thought that,' he suiid hastily, I
I should esteem myself particularly happy.
There was so 'odd a difference in the way
in wbich be uttered the beginning and end
of this sentence so much hurry and passion
in the first half, such a deliberate politeness
in tbe last, that I started and looked him full
in the faee. He was as smiling and impene
trable as a marble statoe.
' I, too, have been fortunate,' he said,
after a moment's pause. Have you seen
the new church built at the cast end of tbe
Haring vliet V
I replied that I observed it in passing, but
had not ticen inside.
' 1 bare been intrusted, he said, after a
moment's pause. ' with the superintendence
of the interior decorations. My ' Conver
sion of St. Paul ' is purchased for ti.e altar
piece, and 1 am now engaged in painting a
series of frescoes upon the ceiling. Will
you come in some day and give me your
opinion upon them ?
1 professed myself much flattered, and ap
pointed to meet him in the church on tbe
He was waiting for me at tbe door, when I
arrived, with a heavy key in his hand. We
pascd in, and he turned the key in tbe lock.
1 always secure myself against intruders,
he said, smiling. People will ooine into
the church it I leave the doors unfastened,
and I do not choose to carry on my art like a
sign painter, in the presence of every block
head who chooses to stand and stare at me.'
It was surprising in what a disagreeable
manner this man would show his teeth when
The church was a handsome building in !
that Italian style which imitates the antique.
and prefers magnmcence to trie uigntnea
sanctity of tho Gothic order. A row of
elcW Corinthian columns supported the
row at niuu eiw ui uiu uac, jiiuiu- um i
a ceo ra live cuniiLUfc were lavisneu m every u
FGCti3n. The goi-geuug altar-piece already oa-tpied
it appointed station, and a lit-tl to the left
vf the railed epace where the cummunion
tabic was to be placed, a seoSold was erected,
that peemed from wtiere I stood to almost
come in contact with the roof, and ahove
which I observed tbe anfinishrd sketch ol a
Three or ur more, already completed,
were stationed at regular intervals, and some
othTb were mrrcly outlined in oharccwl upon
tht ir intended talc.
Will you not come up with mc?' atked
tho i 'hi a ter. when I had eipro my admi
ration sufficiently, 1 or arc you alraid f'
1 felt somewhat dit inclined to impose trial
on my nerves, but still mare inclined tt ac
cept it ; but I followed him from flight to
Bight of the frail structure without daring to
At last we reached tc summit, and, an I
had mippocd, there was hardly room enough t and his fellow-sutlerer, have some idea of the
for tbe artist assume a sitting posture, and , complicated and almost invincible embarrass
he had to pamt while lying un his back. j meats, which have hitherto attended the due ei
I had no fancy to extend myself on this I ecution of the Laws in the coantv of Grafton, for
lofty Tcb . only "ZZZll
lTa 0fJi1" fl00r'D5 ' ' I jour Honor. Sir will fcrbid attnbut-
and descended immediately to the night be- in it to, petulant dipositton in the memorial
low, wbere 1 waited till be joined me. bu of ootgdence in the authority of
' How dangerous it must be." said !, ,tid- the gla,e . WBm he assures your Honors he can
dcring, ' to let yourself down fron th'. ab -m- I n0 longer enduce the torture of such accumulat-
I used tothinkeo, be replied, bjt 1 am
now qnite accustomed to it. fancy,' said be,
approach me to the edge of the scano'ding,
e i- e , - . . -I i i 1
1 ,. .a- f . . . , . .
j fancy falling from here into the church be-1
I wonder how high it is from the level of
the pavement continued Van Koos, muffing
ly ; 1H0 feet, I dare Bay, perhaps 20-lV
I drew back, giddy at the thought.
No man could survive such a fall.' said
the painter, etill looking over, the thickest
skull would be dabbed to atoms down thnre.
Pray, come away. said I hastily, - ray
bead swims at the idea , -u". ? m ,T
. , ., , . ,. . 1 wilderness, but the memortalist obstinately
Does it said he turning suddenly upon t0 CT ly . Md aftpr Mmf wtr(1, hf4j
me with the voice and eye of a fiend, ' Does psaej, it was proposed and voted by the rabble,
it ? Fool !' be cried ns he seized mc .'.round that the memorialist should be confined ; where
the body in hia iron cran), 4 fool , to trust t nnon. Eltazer W heel or k. Jamee Wheelock, Eben-
yonrself here with me me whom you have
wronged, whose life you have blasted, ine
whom you have crowed in love and in fame.
Downwretch, down! I've vowed to have
vour blood, and now my time has -come."
It sickens me even now to recall that hor-
rible struggle. At tbe first word I had
" hJS nd il beam over mv
-r-""ft ; . ...
head. Ue strove to tear it from me. Ue
foamed at the mouth ; the veins ruee like
knots in bis ferehead ; and still, though I
felt my fingers strained and my wribts cruelly
laoerated, still I held on with "the terrible cn
efy of one who struggle for his dear life.
it lastea a long time at leai u wjneu
lone to me, and the scaffolding rked beneath
our feet. At kneth I saw his strength t.ul
ing. Suddenly I loosed my bold and threw 1
my whole weight against him. lie stag
gered, he shrieked, he loll.
I dropped upon my face in mute horror, i
An age of silence seemed to elapse, and the 1
cold dew i-t-Gd upon my brow. Presently I
heard a dull sound far below. I crawled to ,
toe edge of tbe scaffolding and looked down.
A shapeless man was lying on tbe marble 1
pavements, and all around the place was xed
I think about an hour must have elapee;!
before 1 could i-ujjnion courage to dot-vend
When at length I reached the level ground 1
turned my fare from what was near my
feet, and tottered to the d.xtr.
With trembling hands and misty eyec I un
locked it ami rushed into the street.
It was many months before I recovered
from the brain fever brought on by that ter
rible dcy My ravings, 1 have been told,
were fe.irful , and had any d'Uiht txir.ted in
the mind- of men an to which of us two had
bevn the guilty one, those rains were alone
Mifhcicnt to establish my innocence. A man
io a delirious lever is pretty sure to speak the
By the time I was able to leave my cham
ber, '.ertrode had also grown pale and spirit
le-H. and unlike her former self. Ilotterdam
wd inupprtable tome. I found myself a
hero of romance a lion a thing to he "tared
at wherever I went; all of which only served
X shattter toy nenes null more.
In short, change of N,cnc and air wot re
commended for ue both ; sj e thought we
could not do lie ter than marry and take our
wedding tour lor the take of our healths.
And 1 arture you, reader, it did uf both
A Ter Cat Away out in the Mediterranean,
on one of tht little fragments of the world that
lie around Sardimi, there lives a man who takes
kindly to chickens ; w pets ot all kinds, and to
flowers. I shouldn't wonder if he loved pet&to
tJowms even ; but I'm sure about cms, ior ne
K ,.n wT-w-h U his UUhtul louower. nis wrin
and purring friend. Where he gow there passy
goe?. All things sre forgiven her, all liberties
i..t . ;n .nit tifln and men. saa
has taken to hunting ; lifts her ears fiercely The gaiiiWing tabka at WietbaJen werecpen
ta the souwl of the bugle, langea herself ith ed on the 1st of April for the season The first
the hounis, and leads the pack, which. Some-j victim was a young Portuguese, aged twenty
tur.e, to it chagrin, arrives iu lime to fee pus thiee. who lost his entire lortune of one hnn
with a flying Imp pounce upon the bird and hold I dml thouiind franco daring the day, together
hard till her master sppirs. Her mtster is with hw wnses He btcame icsaoe, and was
aaribaldi.-Cor. Ckritttan Union. ' taken to the city IwspitiL
THE "VEIIMOXT CONTROVERSY.
Unpublished Document! o Kitrly Vermont
LCTTEB rSOM SAMI. UVIB5I0BE.
Fniunaxruu Oeto, 2nd. 1781.
I am informed thit a comtee of oar house and
couscill hue proceeded to Connecticut river to
treat with the people concerning their attach
mt. to Vermont, or something to that effect. I
did not hear the names of tbe Comtee, Howetcr
I hope tbe measure will be attended with good
consequences. That comtee will doubtless be re
turned before this reaches you. I should be
glad to be imnicdiitily informed of the result of
their procetdiugs : as it may relate to the sub
ject before Congress and strongly influence their
resolutions 'lis prohible the comtee of Ver
mont will be here before the hist of K-to. for a
final decision of their affair. I am ery anxious
to get this matter settled and to return home I
shall presume the state will not be against my
returning when the business is finished. I long
to see the county cf Grafton active and our whole
internal puliey settled.
I am Sir Ye' r most obtdient
hui le icrvant
Hon President Weare.
MEMORIAL OF J01I?. LIRK
To the Honble. Committee i t Safety for the State
tit New Hampshire.
'Ihe Memorial of John lUrk of the luwashtp
of Laodaff in the County of Oraftou and State
That the meinoriahst was one of the first sett
lers in said Landau1, where he hath in opposi
tion to wheedling, tWttenes, pi -o se-, frowns,
threats, insults and eery other eou-eivable
machination, invariably, to the utmost of his
ability, endeavored to support the common cause
of these united States, undT the Government,
and agreeable to the laws of the State tf New
Hampshire. That &ctwithctanin the mxay difiizulties
usually occurring in the settlement of new plm
tatioos, and tbe eeuhar emttarrassments which
have hitherto attended the settlement of said
Town-strip, the memorialist bath, by his indus
try, at great fatigue and expense inquired con
siderable property ; a peaceable enjoyment of
which, would atlord a comfortable prospect fr
the subsistance of a numerous family and de
pendents ; and enable him to aid ethers in the
further Settlement of that new ccuntry, and to
contrbute somewhat for the upport of the pub
That the variety of hardship", insults and
16623, wbich the ringleaders of the pretended
State of Vermont, by usurping, and exercising
Jurisdiction over the inhabitants of a number of
Towns in that part of the State of New Hamp
shire which lies adjoining en the east of Connec
ticut River, have driven many of the good and
peaceable citizens of those Towns to sustain ; on
account of their inflexal V attachment to the laws
and government of the S. ite of New-Hampshire,
and the stratigeins practiced by those ringlead
ers, and their emissaries, to alienate the affec
tions of honest and wellmeaning subjects of said
State of New-Hampshire, to enluce them to re
nounce their allegiaocc, and to strengthen the
bands of faction ; being matters of such notorie
ty, your memorialist humbly cneenes the hon
ble. Committee would esteem a rehe.irsl oi them
altogether needless. However, the memorialist
cannot think himself censurable when he begs
leave jast to obsere that the Sentiments of the
good people in many of these unhappy Towns
cannot be determined by the votes in their tewn
meefcngs, as none are allowed to vote but such as
solemnly rsncunee all dependence on, or political
connection with the titate cf New Hamp
shire and take an oath to support the
government and laws of said Vermont ;
so that ten men having received the
Sop will carry on the business of the meeting.
when perhaps tares times mat number wao nave
not the mark of the , and from principle
cannot join the taction, are othged to stand
mute ; And in cases where a lare minority, if
allowed a suffrage, would appear in the nega-
3 rf towT'oScer.
chosen at such meetings, are from among those
who are aliens from tbe common wealth ot ew
Hampanire, and who endeavor by every possible
means, to prevent the knowledge, and execu
tion of the laws of New-Hampshire among the
That the memorialist and others, have pa
tiently endured Suffering, persccutiun?, and new
coined insult and indignities not to be describ
ed, firmly relyinpr, that the authority and gov
eminent of the State of New Hampshire, would
not aaffer the rtste to te duuueirueieJ. her an
tbority trampled on, the laws cocteniaei, or her
devoted citizens to perit-h under the tyranuy of
faction, for want of her sure mr, ani the due
execution of her Vni ..hit ha? added
much to the confidence of trie ur.h tppy sulterers
faath been the spirited acd unequivocal resolves
ot the general acwemkly of mi 1 tate, especially
that passed on the 'J0th of June last (viz),
" That this state will exirt themelves to pre-
serve their jurisdiction unimpaired, and to
give effectual speedy sujipjrt, protection and
" succour to the faithful, and distressed sub
That the memorialist flatters himself both he,
; ed distress.
That, on the morning cf the ?.'th. of Septem
ber last at Landatf aforesaid, your memorialist
being in tbe peace ot Uod and the grod people cf
ine Banc, iwui am laniui roipuijuicui, nam-
faUie frim l; t0 , M.
t mote part of his farm ; w'-.eu on a sudden, be
the state, enout nis lawrtu employment, Trare,-
a banditti of a bout a dozen of men, armed
with guns, and other cffensWe weapon, gather
ed in a riotous manner near a barn in the pos
session of one Samuel Titus, when one nf the
ringleaders in the riot,steped forth from among
the rest, and seized the none on wbich your
meznorialist was ridicg, and commanded the
memorialist forthwith to join in the riot, to
tu Joh- Cressey, John i ressey Juor. and
' ezer Cleaveland, Absalom Peters, A Bley
and others, immediately, with force aud arms in
1 a high-handed riotous manner; ma le a vio'ent
assault on the body of your memorialiht, and
md ff. cats t0 bl.cJ h:m on hw horse By
timc thfe, mo was m a tumult someawutitig
tb Bieori .W8 aCTt .k" TT'
that he wcmI? ,heir l4wle8
proceedings others tnat ue win a?sinst tne i
bfXerm0TX ,i otberp tnilt he WftS
enemy to the college rarty wnne some wt-re
pulling the h irse by the bridle others whip
p ng some yelling others firing guns thu ia
triumph they carried off tbe unhappy victim of
their malice. And after carrying the memorial
ist about in manner af i-ud, with threat, in-
suits, and abuses from' . t e to place, till near
heeltvx with some owr or the rioters, seized
Molcnrl on the Body of sd. memorialist, and by
force draggod him toward tbe house of one Noyce,
who was among the u&ng whereby the memorial
ist was most rieiou&ly injured both in body an 1
mind. that the ?aU rioters then, and :
lirers otli " tii. -, 1 efurc V since, utter, 1
and declarei such threatening and :;h"
acing words and speeches, of, and en
oerniog the memorialist, as that he u
in great anxiety of mind, about the present un
safe Situation of bin person, family, and pro
perty ; anil unices c me speedy and effectual
measures areal-M'el fjr their relief , he with
many others have the gloomy prospect of being
driven to the sad alternative of fib mitt iog to the
mandates of a linUss bmlitti on the one hand ;
or on the Cher, forsaking their dear earned
habitations, to wek an asylum
Vour memori-ihttt heg leave farther to sug
gest as his epinton, that most of the political
difficulties putau-nng in tbe c mnties of ( hes
shire an 1 Grafton, origin ite from the michina
ti'ins of certAin suMil lories, joined by thtse who
hive ye con hiding of the In lian-ix-i -ol at
lUnover nnd their emissaries to promote the
views oflinltioh ahutmtration, rather thtn any
attachment they hive to snpport, the pretended
State cf Vermont.
Wherefore your mtmoritlist in behalf of him
self and L:a fellow sufferers, humbly prays tbe
interposition .-f the II -ihie Committee, that you
will ttkt t e preu.i- t un let your wie conside
ration, nnd if-tue oi'Lrs to Much officers in said
county of Grafton, as are willing to exercise the
powers of their respective oflWs which they now
b"iil under the State of New Hampshire ; to
exert t he sime m protecting thce w ho
conduct there tel & g-od subjectH of fetid
State, in their persons and property, from
the insults and abuees of 5 lobs, tiots,
or lawlcif-s individ-ils ; sod from the execution
of any rt or the exercise of any other author
ity, than that wbich fa under the government
I hikI people or tbe state or ew-ump5aire ; or
relieve the mea.oritlit. and others in such wiy
and manner as your Honors in great wis lorn
shall judge most conducive to the public trau-
, An-Tyour memorialist as in duty bound shall
i ever pray.
, JOus llahk.
Exeter l!th. of October 1781.
BURLINGTON, yT., FRIDAY
A Srenc in Westminster.
Among the men who figured largely in the
early political history of this State was Matthew
Lycn. He was a coarse, rough-minded man,
constantly engaged in broils and provoking ene
mies cn all sides. During the session of Con.
gress in 1797-08, at which time Lyon was a
member of the House, he got into trouble with
Mr. Griswold, a member from Corm., the story
of which runs thus :
During the sittingof the IIouw of IlepiesenU
thes, January 30, H'.'S, while the teller was'en- I
gaged in counting the ballots for managers in
the impeachment against William Blount, the
tpeaker and the members left their seats accord
ing to tbe practice on such occasions. The
Speaker sat by the bar of the House, Mr. Grit
wold'eing near, while Lyon stood without the
bar, leimug on it and talking in a loul Wice
with the Speaker. The subject cf his conversa
tion was the conduct cf the members from Con
necticut, which be denounced in the severest
terms, accusing them of feeking private ends
alone. He would like to go to Connecticut and !
manage the pre there for awhile Ue would '
agree to revulutiouize the State in six months 1
and get tbe present members turned out.
Mr. GrUwold on hearing this laid his hand ou '
Ly- -'s fchoulder aud remarked : ' If you come
tht you had better wear your woo .'en m-ori-
alb ug to II r. Lyon's haviug been cashiered in i
the army. Thereupou Lyon t-p.it io his ftte. ,
The committee of privileges recommended that
Mr. Lycn be expelled from the House for this
conduct bet the motion did not prevail. Daring
the debate in tbe House ow Lyun expulsion he
undertook a deftuoe of himself an 1 m vindication
of his character as a brave uac, stated that one
in Vermont when he was insulted hy Mr ('tiip
mm, then a Senator from thix State, he htd
chastised btm. To thii Mr. bif,niau repl:e-i l-y
letter, indignantly denying the Htatiwnt N. r
did he know in fact what event Mr Ljoti n
alluding to, unlets to a Judicious ircuiu-t(nn'
which took place once upon a time tt V. -luoti-ster.
In the beginning of the ye ir I7S0 the leg
ialatnre of Vermont were ia sei"U at thit p ce.
Mr. Ly a attended as a iuialer , Mr ( h j-c in '
was there vu buiuesa. The Huuie ilfresfn- j
Utives it-ueted Mi. Chipman. th. u.'b not a 1
member, tu cx tuine an 1 rej-rt c-bcetuing cer
tain detw iue from persons whose estaiet hal
been confiscated. He accordingly mle a report, j
at bomj parts of which Mr. Lyon was sertuutly
une morning, soon alter, .Mr. thipman was
occupied in Mr. xtradiey s room, wbich he was
then making his place of business No one was
in the room except these two gentlemen, who j
were seated on opposite sides of the same table,
busily employed. Mr. Lyon walked in and Uxk
a seat at the table beside Mr. Iira-lhy and began
talking about the report above named. He was
not lng in showing how deep was his irntatt -n,
nor could he restrain it ; but front cut with the '
rode declaration that no man with a spark of
honesty in him coold have reported a Mr C nip
man had done.
Incensed at such insolence, Mr. Chipmtn re
torted with calling Lyon an ijnoiant Ith
puppy. Ljua bounded from his seat and grip
ed at Mr. Chipmaa's hair, wbich was turned
back w;th a comb, crushing tbe comb iu his
grasp Chipman at the tune was mecdirg a 1
pen. and as Lvon assault-fd him he starred up
from his chair, knife in hand, prepared t
avenge the insult But just at this moment Mr.
Bradley grasped Lyon from behind amund the
arms and drew btm hack a little. Lycn was
rendered comparatively helpless by this ; but his
wrath was unabated, and his feet were free, and
though held tight in Bradley's arms, be ri-d
his legs and kicked across the table with til his
might at Mr. Chtpman As he lay prn.ung
and kicking iu this fashion, his eys glaring aud
j his whole face distorted with -anger, tbe wti
j ward figure the man cut caused Mr. Cmp man's
; passion to vao'sb and he burst into a UuJ
j laugh. Instantly drop ping tbe knife, he reized
; Lyon's tVr, and, with tbe help of Mr. Brad'ey,
) who had Lot relaxed his grip, carried him across
. tiie room and laid him on his back in a corner.
; The two gentlemen then returned to their sears,
1 laughing heartily over the scene. But though
it might be fun for them it as anything lut
fun for Mr Lyon, who rose from his reeumnt
posture and stood for awhile speechless. if
overwhelmed at the catastrophe which ha 1 br.
I tallen him Then turning away and muttering,
j "V n it, 1 will not be mad,' he forced a
I laugh and left the room. IVoaittock Sun
I A Sad Frismat.. Ton will be sorry to hear.
, and so will goow friends in Brandon rent to
, know that MaryF., the beloved daogbrer of Wu .
1 T. Blodgett and Ai-hie B. Blodgett, azel 'en
years, was yesterday placed in the grvui. i u,
wait her joyfal reurrectieo. U wai my 1
privilege' to attend tht fmeralat No K fth
Avenue. Thit is one of the largest an I m.-t
elegant houses in New Vork. it was fi! t w h
friends, on Saturday morning, f Mr ao 1 l.
Blodgett , and such friends! We saw tVre, -w
tbe oificiating clergymen, ths Rev Dr Tr.
and his asutant,the Rev. tViiliam N M Wkr.
editors Charles A. Dana, Parke G v-Jw. u, rt
authors, and several of the most distirgu 1
artists, ol Frank . Howe, and some tVr
well-known Vermon'ers from different pi"--f
Vermont, and two friends from St. Albaus Tue
casket was loaded with the choiecst white ti-'rr'r?
."everal crosses of fragrant lilies and eiqui-ue
wcrkmanship, and one fiower-stand ot ele-rt
design, r-eprenentiag a harp, stood near tht- Hn
of the beautiful daughter sJeepiog in det'i S ,
not I, was wholly unmrndftil uf the magn.d -r.t
paintings which hang ia the room where tbe un
rivaled burial servioe if the Episcopal church
was said, and among them upon which nn eye
would l-ngr, was the celebrated original oil
painting of the Heart of the A vie. W
were all these oaltivatei meu and wo me-,
what were-al! these poets, authors, anists. uni
of wealth, men and women of fwbiou, these
evidences of rare taste and fond regard now to
the dear child who, with her snowy hands
crossing her breast was unmindful of the team of
mourning friends, or of the tokens of affectum
which cuimated taste and most loving regard
could bedeck her aoffin ? She lud gone on mi
aitra before ! She had already seen the true
cross, and heard the never oeasing harp whih
sounded praises to the Lamb who lived I ttte
children and tuld His disciples to forMI them
not but suffer little ones to come unto Him On
the oPin lay a beautiful and snowy wh.te
wreath, upon which the word -"Pussie1' was
wrought in purple flowers that being the pet
name which loving lips bad always called her
from her childhood. Such then were the par
lors, and such tbe surroundings when the Rev
Dr. Tyog read tbe service appointed in t1 e Book
of Common Prayer, with a u.jci f.t :ng s
could well be express I Thre w-u- u funeral
hvmn or chant, as o:u wnn w-ii-h - i.iif.
I detracted in a mea"tjre fn -j trie y . j. ty of
1 this sad 00 ou. It "Nea er mi ti-1 to
Thee," as man) amateurs rc ent c ! 'ive
j surig that 1'nn. the !'jle M-r-.i-' w u i hive
been perfect, inasrau-h a lr 1 ' 'mi- to
j those present an aldress of great apro(in .tc
i ness, of deep feeling, great tenderness, in fit -L.
Looking steadily at a Vermont gent!ew.mn uf
1 his congregition who had buried three littleonei
in three succeMive weeks, who of typhoid
fever cmie time ago, and who p fuuet U lit i -cejwivtiy
attended, heremarkid that dea'h svn
hi" relcr leas tcythe and cut down tho.e wn
I t Kisstjin in g life gae proaie to a g! nous Irmt
' age of merit anl virtu. Ir. Tvi g's etteroii'r
, aneoua retuarkf were nude with aj uiuch elo
quent tenderness that tears ran down many a
cheek. Ihc service and tl.t uus.ng r timrk- "lip
! ing over, ihey buried sweet darling ' Pm-ie
ia the cold, cold groun 1 on a "unahiny day, the
most balmy of the spring A' 1" for. Itut
land Ihrall, lli.
Cif:r CosvtRsvnov Half a dozen t lever
tut hen they get together almost icrvitatly
l-egm t. aim at briUiantconv4?tion ; nod t.nl
hant c 'Otersation, as a general in'- ixchn1
ingly tirtvt me. We sometimes lament the h-ss '
of the art. .md wish that we ctuld have hetrd
Johuson and Burke calling out each other's pow
ers. The wish it natural enough ; yet I have
little douh tiat if any convers-ition wag written
down preciaely as it waf spoken, aud not as it
ought to hv.- .keen spoken, tt weii'd re v-trcy
i possible to read it. The sueies-tiil lut- h..
come down to U4, while the fttuts have per.li
1 ed, an 1 we rashly infer that tbe surviving gain"
j are a fair sample of the average staple The in
ference is surely wrong. Boewell is always
sneering at Goldsmith for his efforts to cut in and
! shine iu the conservation, and laughs at the
j blunders which en-ued when be happened to -uc-(
ceel Goldsmith's h:ograpbers hive bceu ery
indignant, arid have tried to prove that he w-s
reatly bnlhant iu though they knew hetre thnn
i thot-e nho had talked tu him oerahundrel din- 1
der tables. '1 he true lice of defense, it seems to
me, would be dittcrent. I thould admit that
GuldsCjith's talk was silly and bundertng, anl
claim it as a melt. Who does not sympathize I
with the ettorts of a sociable man to break 'town
a monopoly tf talk, and still more with thed'Sire
j to substitute a little wholesome non-ens-' fm !-
I tent 10 us ejjigriiiis and pnderuus witt ci-uia ' 1
hive, I confeas, a weakness for Johns-oil which
rather struggles against my convictions ; hut I
1 hive a strong impress bn that G-ild-mith's blun- I
deri'g as a plt-a4tit relnf en t !ie great
doctor's vigorous hard.bitting, and sui uio'-f
I decidedly that it was better than nine-tenth-, ot
ka totlr wriii.li -rur.Ariiilv Afftct tii iitt hrilltar-t l
. fcuv ft J
The old conversational excellence is decayed.
partly, 1 imagine, beciu-e ae nave no longer
tbote small societies in which there was perfect
eas and in which every man's Intimate know
ledge of his neighbor's weaknesses led to much
bharper and closer fencing than b often pnctic
able tn a mixed assembly ; but partly, too, be
cause e have grown wise enough to know that .
the value of fcocUl meetings depends upon ter-
( feet relaxaticn of mind and the absence of any
rf- LI. 1 Tl. TT -j-
I Tbe Matrimonial JVewi is the name of a
I fjur-cent weekly just started In London, which
I is siU to contain more than two hunlred an
( nouncements from candidates for marriage.
I There exist twohunlred fjrms of religious
faith under the government of Great Britain
j When tbe inhabitants of India are considered,
mote than half the subjects of Queen Victoria
are poly gamuts.
MORNING, JUNE 10,
From tho Coliee Renew.
Sketches of our Colic;- Prcslden-. o, 2,
PRESIDENT JAMES B. ASUHLL.
By Be?. Dr. J.O. Murray, Pastor of the Fifth
Avenue Brick Church.
President Angell, of the University of Ver
mont, is a native of Rhode Island. He was born
in the town cf Scituate, cn the 7th of January,
1&29. It is in itself a markei tribute to his
abilities, that at the age of 37 he should have
been called to preside over an institution which
has hai so honorable a history among our col
leges, and to succeed the men who have adorned
its presidential chair, lie entered Brown Uni
versity as freshman, ia September, lSlo ; from
which, in 18J, he was graduated with the high
est honors of his class. The period of his resi
dence ir. college is still, in the college traditions,
rememtered as dUtinguiihed fjr the number of
its accomplished scholars. And among these,
by testimony alike cf officers and students. Pre
sident Angell was easilf first. An aptitude for
all subjects of knowledge characterized hi colle
giate course. Prominent as a classical scholar,
he showed eua! facility in mastering sciences.
That firm enthuim for literary studies, that
comprehensive and accurate and philosophical
historical spirit, which be has sirce developed so
richly, were then awakened It would, perhaps,
have teen d ffi ult to predict, at ihe close of his
college residence, in which department of scho
larty jursuits he woui 1 Ite mo: ucceful
It wjs during hii collegiate -urse, an I under
the ii tluenc of Prof Waylin 1 ma-Kulme and
det p th ugh simple' 'hristian fVfh, thit be became
a Christian, attaching homself, after & long and
thoughtful examination of denominational pecu
liarities and claims, tn i he Congrcgtttt mil
church. 1 taring the lat yeir . f hw rourse, he
furrued tne purpose) of ent-'-...; the t hrmtian
iiiio dtry , a purpose hlowly ' and reluc- ,
tantly at. in Io-:e-l under the f-r --aie ofoppoaiug
Five years after graduation be was engaged in j
teaching, and at the me time in stud'es, pn-
vately pursued accordiLg to his own tastes In
1851 he went to K a rope, where lie spent the next j
two year in study and traveL From his foreign '
residence he was recalled to take the ''hair of (
Modern Languages and Literature in Brown Uni- (
versity. That post he filled with the most
gratifying success till lHt.u He developed the
highest qualities as a teacher daring its adminis
tration. Hi own ripe culture in this depart
ment, his admirable taite, his enthusiastic,
stimulating mind, his hearty ooniiction?, com
bined with attractive ma oners of tuition, made
him one of the most successful professors in a
university which has not hen rauting ia some
of our moat influential educator
Blended, however, with thw decided literary
tastes, was a stirnnj and manly interest in 'ac
tive rnfriis. Xu man feels a -ore keen an-1
healthy hjmpathy with the great human world
outside the cloister. During the last two rears
of his professorship, he had written many of the
leading articles in the Providence Journal, a
newspaper wbich has always been marked for 1
tbe high order of its tditorial ability. Ia 1W,
the chair c,C the professor w resigned for the
ohair of the editor. Hon. Heart B An'lmnv,
having been elected I . S Senator, ottered to Mr.
Angell the entire elitorial care of his newftna (
per. This position be accepted and held for six ,
yean. He conducted tbe Journal during the 1
period i f the war. It was among the most um
compromisingiy byai. It never faltered in its
support of the government, and m never des
pondent In tbe darkest hours of tbe struggle,
the we'l ki wn buoyancy and manly courage ot I
iff a.n ed tor fuunl daily expreesioo in his
edi or.tle S.re ff them were circulated as
campaign d -umetits, during tbe critical periods i
ot 'ne confli-t
Whi n. h fsever, in lbt;C. the presidency of the
Cnivers ty of Vermont was offered him, tne ear
lier f I stinger love for aeademie lifts preTsil
ed. He resigned the editorial positiea, and in
Aaguft, 1M.6. was inaugurated President of the
Unitei of Vermont. It is a good il'ustration
of the rv.narkable re lines with whhh Profesoor
Angeil eommands his rftoarces, that st the
shorten piMle notic. he prepared aa tnaogu
r' ad ires.- which is n memVred, by all who
heard ., as mnt febc:na, ;.(t only for its
ch'.' finian, buvfor the grap it showed ot tbe
educa ooai problem with which he was called to
He is-urae! the duties of h s new office at a
time when tbe fortunes of the college were at a
low ebb, nnd :ta future seem d somewhat ever
cast But he has given himself to these duties ,
with f much organuing and executive M'.i:y,
wi'h : ar and ac'uia- a perception of whit
the true ilea of collegiate wluri -n is as the
4ieiitivn nowstandt r(jre ihe puMic min-i ; be
has liro'ih: to his chair so much of the fioest
culture, . much attract lveaeat as-1 powr in
peroc: o-iaracter, m fine gifts as an instructor.
hat the f-jture ot tbe college is most decidedly
h-'petV Fnm it geograpbtMl position, it can
never be among our largest instUatKms, But
for the quality of its education it has always held
a high tank, and in the hands of Professor An
gel. 1 1 U fi- to do more han sustain the repu
tti n -ff i" poet years.
I r I. e-1 no marked has been his success that in 1
Spreiu - r, 1 he was oSered the presidency ,
o' the Cn. versity uf Michigan, at Ann Arbor
It was declined, hwerer, in view of the fact
thtt the position of affairs at BurliogtoD were '
snoli thu he could not leave without scruus iu
j'iry r.i the interests of the college. One thing,
however, all tbe friends of the college should di
t n understand. They must not lag in tbe
a; Mr.pt to increase the endowment of the insti
tution Ju:;ce tn its President, fidelity to its
intents, demand that the increase should be
pritnot anl generous. While ia the State of;
Vermont few citizen are fo widely and favorably
known, h;s native State has not forgotten him.
Ifi I'm versity still delights tu honor him. His
A (ma Marer gave him her highest degree, that
of LL.1 , two years since, and has selected htm
fur i he annual oration before its Alumni, at tbe
approaching commencement. j
Tbr Goierosr tnrtiw.
Tbe Montpeiier WatthnU i doubts if the
providential removal of Governor Washburn was
intend, d to deprive us (the ease side) of one year
cf fur p Mi'-al rights and privilagea under the
ancient custom of the aiare."
The custom, is perhaps, not aa ancient as the .
Watchman supposes ; and it is to be noted that '
tbe custom is as well settled to alternate govern- ,
ors terms. But tbe west side has practicUy (
left the decision of the matter to the east tide,
and the eaM has seemed to indicate a very clear
and sensible preference to watt and take its full
term, two years hence,rather than accept a -tr.p.
gap arrangement of a single year, now. Tits is
perfectly satisfactory to the wet side, and such
a harmonious sett ement of the question wt: t-e
honorable to botltsidts, as well as accept b'e to
Of can li lares the If'i .11 says :
The H.jE .tul'.us Converse an I the H m Fre!e
rick Bi" m;, Inr.h i ( W j,dt k, have been pro
minently mentDiied Th"1 f.'.uergentletnaa ,
mature c, large esteri.nce. And unhemisiu'l
character, and hit election would do ervdu to
the Sute Mr. U lungs hr haj less experifrr.ee,
but n i ther ri, ect m tht p-er of any gntle
mii. -n Vrmuit or -;t .f it, ftr any plai .n
i-i- f' if '"e peotle It. i word, wedts-re to
ev ( d.-tr.cutthe 1 o. i r.- of the State n tbe
Kit J.nt aair Mr 'i.n i gs and Mr S" v. i f
of Mid ilcbnry. Bjth are in the pnin-' 1 1 ! : .
and of the highest character ard excellei d- nd
wh"f we shouM give the prei.eilence to d- ill' -ing-,
it ! ti -t because we s'i.-u d r. cia 1 i
gne Mr P'ewan the very h'giet place i
our ballot could elect him. Torre are no honors to
which he may lot reasonably aspire, and whi -ft
his friend wou 1 not delight to give him. But
we would prefer tba; he should serve the fii
iu "tui'ie ni re arduous employment, before io
ci j f g t-ir1 dignified repose of tbe Vermont Gov-t-.i
From the St Joansury Ca.edon.an.
Tie custom our State has bad of alterna- ,
ting from the east to the wet fide of tbe moun
taiti," and rir strut, (or its Governor, has got I
it in'., a hi the present year. When Gov. Wash
burn wa chosen it was tbe turn " of the east I
tide. i h- died during his 6rst year of service
it occurs that if his succef-or is cbcen from the ,
same side of the mountain," he mnt accept
the nomination with the understanding th .t h t
is to be Governor but one year; otuer ! tlta
west side cries out no fair !" Ther- aie n
didatts over there who do not wish to gite the
eat side tbe advantage of an extra year. We ,
preenme the eentlemen oa the east side cf the 1
t.i untttn who are oapable and willing to fill the
gTibernatinnal chair of the State, do not see why
they bhouid be limited to one year, when the
universal custim hai been to elect the Governor
two sux'eosive years But as we intimated, the
wr st stde candidate cannot make up 1 heir minds
o t;ive the east side this old year ; and the can
didates on the east side prefer to wait two 3 ear
more rather than be ejected for a single ye. r
The upshot the matter will perhapf b,
the .-r m ! w.!I waie tlieir oil I yea', or irc
it o-ter ;o the account vf the sett side, and per
mit the west tile to bring in a man, which it
will orobably do in the person of Hon John tt .
.-'ewart of Middlebury. And the intnyexcei-!r-ct"-iof
tbi candidate will almost compensate
1 o v tit side for their maguauimity in waiving
their odd year.
A LrouBatotrs Outlook Gen. George W.
Morgan is not the most sanguine even of the
Democratic members of the House. Iu a recent
letter be Mys: Among the many great evils
which afflict our codntrv, the system of whole
rale land robbery, which has grown up within
ten years, I regard a tbe most dangerous to our
free institutions, and, if allowed to be continued.
the dj' is not distant when we shall have a Uw j
of primogeniture, and baed upon it an arito- f
cracy more odious, less colli ftted and more over- 1
bearing than that of England. I have full con-
filence in the public virtue and patriotism of the 1
great rody of the people ; but, while preaching j
liberty, they have become as completely the
slaves of party as to appear almost willing to be
come enslaved themselves. However, it is our
duty not to deipair,, but with faith in God, and I
continued trust In man, to strike squarely and
honestly for reform." I
fiK.VEit.t it : '
Lost Saturdav Phila del nhtans were using coal '
fires and wearing their th.ck clothing.
Illioois papers say the Constitutional Conven
tion will cost the State S -20,000.
Train tells tbe Fenians that Iefat is Vk
tory.1 Inspiring thought !
The movement of grain from the West is
much less this season than the last,
The currant and grape worms srt doing
great damage throughout tbe State of .Massa
chuetts. Bluefish, mackerel and weakfi-di are excep
tionally plentiful in Great South Bay, Long Is
land. All the Western States except Misouri report
fine crop prospect?. From that State the ac
counts are conflicting.
The Philadelphia Library accepts tbe Roth be
quest, and by its conditions reju I.as all news
papers. St. Piul papers tell the Fenian ' - - ke west
of Lake Superior if they wish tnir r.ds to
have any effect.
I lousea from ten to treaty tSo'itiud d -liars,
eligibly located, ell readily in Boston, bur high
er 00ft bouses are heavy, porchnaers are few.
Mivouri hog- r ao fat that in order 10 find
out where their he-ads are it is necessary ' make
them squeil and then judge by the suii '
The Xew York Htrahl prtwla'-m- b-f New
Vork is the glory of IraUnd, and a ''"stem
paper suggeat that it be called Ntw Co-k
The potttical eaatpain of ittyt year tr. Min
resota wax disatmui to the Oeed Tn-.rN-. It
rebu" I the number of the Order fi r, en to
three thousand, and depleted its treasury
Tbe rakin? lown cf the dump pile Blos
som Rock in Sun Francisco Harbor, wm ended
on the IHth ult., and the removal of th 4 dan
gerous obstacle to navigation is now comp'-te.
Between 2000 and 8000 dxell'mes are nid to
tie vacant in Montreal. Eighty-"even French
fmiiies left the city cue week lately for the
The meaning of the letters "I R A. idopt
ei as the motto of the Fenian nvaders, and the
interpretation of which has puzzled a great
many, is " I Ran Away "
The Art Exhibitioa at Vale College i- to be
held in the Fine Arts Building, anl wdi open
June 5th and continue till August A fine col
lection of pictures is expected.
Estimates of the coming cotton crop ar made.
The htsbest estimate is 4,000,000 bai-- ; tbe
least , 5-10,000 The number of cfi -jjiuars
and boll worms, frosts and heavy r n are not
A cane made frorj the timber of the td Iron
side, and preaesteu by Franklin Pierrt('years
ago to Jefferson Davis. wa confioeated when Mr.
Davia's plaataUoB wai ooeuptei by tbe Unioa
troops, and has just been restored.
Better prospeete for trait were never n re ap
parent than at present in Southern towi Even
peachy, tupose! to Hr entirety ki'Vi. nromise
abundantly. The apple, pear and cie"y Uuss
are one sheet of bloom Graj-e open rl rtously.
An Ottawa letter says the attack T th- Feni
ans was about a fortn ghr prenature Oq the
Slat Prince Arthur and bis rerimeot woqld h.ive
left for England, and by the middle .f Ju? e than
would not have been one Mnglish sol tier tu Ca
ada Don Piatt says of tb- Senate 'bat ' wHene-ver
a S)!m rises to his feet and aye solemnly, In
the name of God amen, you may bet t or in
ner greenback lhaf he has hi 1 under ii.i coat
tail some infernal swindle."
Hoboken, N-w Jersey, 11 --n ori-ual ort of
plice in some ways. The oiher day a c. i lector
of taxes cf that place, meeting a de'-riquent
police ofucer up n the street, reruinde! him of
ttte arrearage upon his hjuse. whereupon the ia
dignant officer seize I the collect, r vol . riTeyed
him before the village Recorder, who fin I him
$1 fr artempriag tc c l! raxe" in the reet
The Bufftlo Express says the R-ineian Min
ister ia so pleased with Marie Twtii,- . -doaat
nf the reception of the passenger n't! Quaker
City " by tbe Emperor and bis buusehoi I that
be U making a traosUtiou of the inte-Tic from
' The Innocent Abmd," wbich he u tends
sending to Rossi.
.The first church bell ever made io nV-r. a, be
ing the one oast by Paul Revere, of n-v.-lution-ary
Came, and bearing the date 17'J., i to be
removed trom tbe belirj of the oi 1 ' C.ferwr
Church in Hanover street, where it ban hong for
nearly three quarters of a century.
A horse in Owasco county, New Vork, having
wandered into tbe water drain ptaaiUg under the
tatrat Railroad, puabol hia head up between
tbe t:es, and rem i net!, gzing at the approaeb
iag train, unable to extricate bimm-if. The en
gineer fortunately apitd tbe unfortunate animal,
and tbe horse, by the cffjrtii of tbe penge,
was rehevvl from his awkward prvlwameat.
The ammunition taken fn.m the Fenians was
manufacture-i by the Unitel Stares G -vam-ment
in It hal become so -fel that the
authDritiej were afrail to use it, and tV; there
fore diapoar-i of the entire lot by aurrri -n. It
will nw be destroyed. 1
Ihe meteorological iecoH of Minnt. a for
April shows that the blue b.rds -appeared -in the !
1st, Hild geese on the 21. robins oa th- 3d, a
thunder shower on the 14th, md plum Mossoms
00 tbe 30th. It was the mildest ?-: ever
known in that Mate.
In view of all tbe sound and fury which char-
aeterised CNetll's late glorious campaign, the
N. Y. Commtrcial JSdvtt titer desires to suggest
aa iascrtptioa for bis banners upon future ccco
sioas as follows: Cria go brag
A rems' kable pestileace has recently m-vde its I
appearance in Pateraoa, N. J , which ha so far j
baffled the skill ofphyshnus. The victim have
holes earen through their throats, and m a short '
time after death the bodies ton black. It is j
said to bespreading rapidly. j
Miry Lied papers assert that there is tf.; sea
son a atr-viige tendenry in th peach tree 1 1 pro
duce two, and even more, peaches from a tingle
tlossm. Tbe ediror of the True Miry! mdtr
says be baa about half a dozen trees in ne clump
watcft are rou, yet not one blossom m Tt-'t pro
duces a single peach, and all over the o-chard
the same tendency to twin'1 manifests ttlf.
A short time since it was reported that . Bos
ton lad hail ien guilty of the brutal aoi of set
ting two fierce dog on two little girl- .n the
writhed connect 1 with the hux-e wiiere be
lued 7 e case has Sio;e been pn per'y . .vesti
gaNnl, aid the fi-is ere found to he tt.at tbe
b.y wis mnotxnt, anl the stcry rf his cruelty
on ir ate 1 with the parents of tbe injured Jewish
cli.l Inn. Tbe little g'rb were badly bitten, but
th io" were rot pc en tbem.
erretary B- utwe.l has sei.i a r"f to the
li-u-.-? .vmg hi v f ws of tbe ti hii.n .lions
a -.r; . f the Sue, f tife.turea reci --e vs, for
re -i"! ue frauds to g ) to tbe - iTKer- t.f c iatom-4
and revenue lie think the whole system should
abluihed as it ten 1 direr h to corruption,
m which b rh t' t gove-nmen'' and tbive having
dealinga wi'h th.-- (tb-.-rs are chetted. He
h'tlds that all prE-'T -' old paid by fixed
stlnrea, wi-1- vit rhe per ;u -!:.e3 w'i ii hve
jutly hee:i inaird thep'ck'n. and sti..og- of '
The Sr. Joseph (Mo ) -j is 'fpparently
n it very well stati-titd with th-j p reset. r ti rernor
of thtt Stale Understamiing tunt hr making
- ni-' efforts t-r a renommai.o 1, it rem trka that
ii -uh :s acknowledged to the best.
,: ,;st anl mot brilliant Governor Mnoun
-. r ha t or ever can have, yet almost all nf the
j p'e iu it part of the S'ate have made up their
ii, od- ti tuVuit to the sorrow of attemptinc to
I 1 z i 'J h valuable services after this
year " j
T'.' '"iujii nati Enquirer believes that the '
tn: e li come when the public mind should be
disabused of the 1 lea that everything wise or
good must flow from the New Vork press. So the
editor of that paper otters a wager uf :?:;. that
he has an assistant editor and reporter ou the
staff of his paper who will go to New 7ork city,
and within a fortnight do more startling things
in tbe way of journalism than any two mere no-
tires of that city In twice the time. Strangely
enough, no New York journal his bowu suffi
cient local pride to accept this wager. The En
quirer, however, just to gratify Eastern eun'js
ity, might send on its -"'Champion Western jaur
The history of negro emancipttion is repeat- I
ing itself in Cuba, the Captain-Geueral hav- I
ing isued an older conferring freedom upon the
slates of insurgents, and alw upon slave who j
bare acted as'guides to Spanish troops or other
wise aided the Spanish cjuse. Thus the firrt ,
official blow at Cuban slavery taka the form of 1
military Eeceisity. That is tbe beginning of tbe 1
end, so far as slavery Is concerned. j
The newspapers ef the Southwest bring ua
glowing accounts of the performances of a new j
cotton gin, which has just been tested in St,
Louis By it the laor of picking the cotton
from the bolls is siid to be entirely dispensed
with ; and it is now enly necessary to pluck I
" bolls, cotton and all from the stalk. It is
estimated that one hand can pick one tbousanl
pounds of cotton in the new way quicker than a
person could pick one hundred and fifty pounds '
after the old style, ,
The partial "trite in tbe anthracite coal region
of Pennsylvania still continues. Only three- j
fourths of tbe miners in the association of 30,- '
000 men are working in Luzerne, Carbon, j
Schuylkill and other counties As this pama
strike enables them to keep their wages up to a 1
weeklv averaee of S20 each, they are able to I
support tb remaining one-fourth unemployed, I
and to still have about 8 1 more for each squai J
of three than if the whole force was employed at j
S 14 each. The members of the association gay j
that they can see no use tn yielding as long as 1
three men earn more than four would do But
the workers of bituminous coal are profiting by
this strike. They are shipping nearly twice
their ordinary cargoes on account of the so- j
pen-Mon in the anthracite regions ; and many 1
rolling mills are now burning the soft instead of
the hard coal I
Two boy were drown el ia the Otter Creek, at
Middlebury, Tuesday evening, rich six years
Saturday Ut, the market was lively, prices
afhiittr mm.;..'. . or. )fl rM,,
hundred and twenty-eight packages were ship-
t.f. 1 t , 0 41 a 1
At North Frri,K,ir-k thom wem. ftft
ef butter purebased at Vergennes prices, weigh-
1U( O-fWJV pWUDUI.
Middlebury is to build a new bridge oter the
Middlebury River at the Town farm, oooMsting
of a single span, su p forte 1 by four streo iron
rods. The bridge is about 70 feet long.
The address of CoL C. II. Joyce of Rutland,
Decoration Day in Middlebury, is highly spoken
At a meetinc of the Young Men's Christian
Association in Weybridge, Teesdoy evening, the
olio wmz delegates and subbrtitutes were chosen
to at nd the International Convention tm be held
tn Indianapolis ia June :
Delegates Sard is Dodge, Bev. A. J. Ingalls.
Substitutes F. E. Stewart, A. J. Stow.
Young Carpener who was badly tnjared at
Brooksville I aft week, by being run over by a
roller, is thought to have fur prospects of re-
CoL Stowell and wife of Cornwall, met with
quite a serious accident a few days since, by be
ing thrown from their carriage by a runaway
Mr. Leonder Badger of Salisbury, had his left
tbumb cut off by a cirtalar saw . a few daya
The total amount of butter shipped on Mon-
oay fo5t, 17 it B tl IV rrom tbe towns ot
Vergennes, N. Ferrisborgb anl New Haven,
was thirty-two thousand eight hundred and
Mr. Miner Mitchell of Pantos, recently nicked
up near Adams Ferry a peculiar English ca-e
kaife, and a grape aad canister shot, aear the
wreck of Longreta galley, oenedict Arnold s
boat, which was sunk in the engagement with
the English fleet on Lake Champlam, in Octo
ber, 1776. They are to be deposited ia the mu
seum of the State Historical Society.
Decoration day was observed in fine otylein
Benningon the pr.tc-essioa being the largest
ever seen in the village. Hon. X. B. Hall de
livered the oration.
Friday last. Job Dimon of South Wheelock,
burned some brush k-caps. The wind blew ? parks
toward his building, burning up two barns 40
feet and 40x55.
Mr. John P. Cdrr. of Waterford, died sudden
ly on Sunday the iWth, of apoplexy.
Difference of opinion in reference to the build
ing of a new school house in North Fairfax creates
considerable confusion. The Trantcript says
friends have been made enemies, father to hate
their sons, firms dissolved, property destroyed ,
A little son of Mr. H. H. Farasworth. St
Albans, was badly injured recently by the blow
ing ap of a cartridge with which be was at play
Decoration Day was duly observed in Cam
bridge. Tbe Cambridge Cornet Band did them
selves credit aad were hurhly commended by all
who heard tbem. Io tbe morning they called
upon Cbancey Warner, Esq , who b-ts con tn bat
ed liberally to war 1 the organisation, and judg
ing from the excellent repast tendered tne mem
bers must have been highly pleased with their
playing lW No. l'J G. A R Jispoichcd re
presentative- tu the several burying ground in
the vicinity, wbere the graves of fallen comrades
! were very appropriately decorated with fur
wreaths prepared by fair Sands tor the pur
pose In the afternoon, tbe Rev. L. A Dunn ot
t Fairfax, delivered a very fitting address, -ind
was followed by the Rev. Edwin wheelock of
Cambridge br a tew remarks which were ntgaly
appropriate for tbe occasion. Everything coa-
, neeted with the exercises pcd off in a pdeaaing
I and satisfactory manner.
' The Mount Mansfield Turnpike road will be
completed by tbe 20th of Jane so that teams will
be able to reach tbe " Mount House." The road
j has been tborougbly cnat rooted, and when com-
pleted, will greatly facilitate the travel to this
The Lamoille County Court is now ia session.
; In the suit Scribner va. Carpenter and Stearns,
J eUioatag damage for obstraetiac highway by
leaving a log loaded upon a tied near the traret
; ed path whereby plaintiff's horse t-ok fright
j broke away and was killed, the jury were un
able to agree.
( Morrisville having pinned its fiutb ' on the
success 01 tne iamoiue aiey rauroa.i, is erect
ing several new buildings, some of them quite
The Lamoille Ccunty jait until within one
week r be past six months has been "forsaken
aad foilorn, being simply a block boose. '
Nearly every live men placed in it for the Iat
five years has not waited to be ditcharged or re
moved, and hence committing has been simply a
matter cf form.
Capt, Cb-s. Carleton who was wounded in the
leg duriag the late Fenian mvasion hi now at bis
home in Cambridge doing well.
Prince Arthur is expected to visit Newport
about the lota.
Mr. J. M. Winelow has been appointed poet
master in Brownington ia plaoe of Charles
The decoration services in North Troy wen
fully attended, 1000 or more persons present;
oration by Gen. Grout.
The next Quarterly Convention of the Vermont
State Association of Spiritualists will be bell ia
Glover on the KHh, lltn ana IZtn or June.
Glover is ah&U They have a bar there who
has in process of construction a siUr quilt that
contains now over thirty-five and a half thousand
pieces, and will when completed, contain eleven
Mim Harriet E -(His of Sheffield, so injured her
self in jumping; rrom a wagon recently, that one
died in a fow day. She was 17 years old.
Rev. Moses Patter, formerly of Orleans coun
ty, and for a number of years a member of the
Vermont Legislature, is a member elect of tbe
New Hampshire Legislature.
Thurelay last, Mr. Thompson Graham of Put
nam, N. Y., returning frrni B -rn by the ferry
I from Benson Landib " to Pu"na . '.on' a valuable
pair of horses by drowning. A the boat nearel
the shore the sail was lowered, wLich frightened
the horses, and they ran off the forward jart of
tbe boat int3 tbe lake.
Mr Benjamin Stevens of Pitteford, recently
sold a yoke of oxen for $Vo. They weighed
The new hotel in Middletown has been leed
to Mr Coleman, formerly of the Astor House,
New York, for a term cf ten year.
The citizens of Middletown propose celebrat
ing tbe lOOtb anniversary of its -ttlement
Decoration Day in Rutland was duly observed.
Places of business were closed, flags were dis
played, and the contributions of flowers for the
decorations were large. Tne oration was de
liiere.1 by Cap. Wal erC Dunt.n. Music was
tarnUbed by tne Jericho Corrtt Ban ! Minute
guns were tired during the moving of the
column anJ the decoration ot iue grave.
In Hraod.n the alms for I eco ration Day
was delivered by Col. W. G Vesey.
A liarn belonging to Peter -hortsleevee ef
Brandon was hurnr-d Monday morning
Rev. L O. !ri:,w of St Johusbury lectured
on True Patriotism " m Brandon reeeutly
Tie wife of Mr. Jerom- HillUrd, of Wa'linr
forl, are-i abt ut "-" years, c tumitte.l suici.le
Vay th, by throwing herself into the t)tter
Creek. The la ly was a niece of the late Gover
nor William SUde
A fillow in Ru'lin I, a hoit time ne, if
ferrvfl to sell h s w;fe to another for 5 f, the
woman contenting ti the contract
The Pioneer Cooperative Association of Rut
land, his beenorganii"-! The subject is to en
able tt members to pro -u re such supplies as are
neeeded for family consumption and use at
wholesale prices, with the addition of tbe cost r f
A rustic mooumeGt twelve feet high, -.nd
weighing 26,0X) pounds, was recently shippel
from Rutlantl to Cambridge, Washington county
It was worked from Sutherland Falls Mirbte.
Decoration Day was appropriately observed in
North field, the principal place of business gene
rally beiug cluseti, and ad rrtimpntiap in the
ceremonies of the occasion The prices! 00 was
tbe Urgt that ever movel in th streets f
Nortbfield Aiirees were mode hy K-v Wm
S. Hasen, J. N. Johnson, Esq., ami Hon. Hemao
Tbe decoration cereraoniea in Waterbury were
of an interesting character. The citizens very
generally attended. Adlresw were ravie by
Rev. Mr. Donaldson anl Mr. Sinborn, Prin
cipal of the Seminary.
Mr. John A. Tft of MontpsTKr soli a span or
horses to Mr. Jolm D. Bartlett for SHOO. Tbe
hcres are to be taken to Boston.
Mr ar.d Mrs. Jabin Flanagan of Morttown
were seriously injured recently by bein thrown
frcm a wsgon by a Tunaway horse.
Tne Washlntton County Temperance Associ
ation holds iu Annual CcnveniU-o at Roxbury
Alters Frank C. Flint and John W. Dunton
of St. recently made sixty butter firkins.
f xce5t the covers, in thirteen hoars
Vek the me who robbed the store of Cole
nvJu Saunders, Chester, a few weeks . w
cTptured near Ashburnbam. Mass., on the 1 ah.
The dc "iearioa o'lhe Methodist and Baptist
bouse of worshtn m Urnioort. takes nlase Thurs
day, June ttth. Rbt. W. G. Walker, tbe for
mer pastor cf tbe Btpfst church in St. A'bans,
hasarcepted Iheealiot theFir-t Bntit Church.
of Fox Lake, Ws Th.' corner stone of tbe
Baptist caurcb. Fmi naen, was laid oa Thurs
day. June 2d. Tb eaeroises were of an inter
esting character. Iter. Sunuel Everett, of
I lore, Mass.. ha.- arvptt a call to the pasto
rate of tbe Bsptist church in Whitinghaui.
Toe Windham count? Baptist Sabbath S-rh.xd
Cjnventlon will bol i ifs annual session in East
Dover, Weirs esday. June in the Baptist
church. It is stated in the H'atckman and
Hffleetor that Mr. Spurgeon is wil!ii.g to viit
tbe United States if he can be assured that Bap
tists here will be willing to do something for his
college and his orphanage. At the recent
Baptist anniversAries in Philadelphia a union
was eaected between the Publication and Bible
Societies. The anniversary cf the American
Tract Society, New England Branch, held in
New York, was an interesting occasion. The
receipts from the New England States the post
J' doiwion- and legacies were S22,l'oO.S3.
The Society was reported in a prosperous con
dition. Its grant-s of publications have amount
ed to about S0'ji the lost year. ;7 Lew
books and tract have been issued ; over ,V
000 publications printed and circulated. The
Society hru successally open e-1 its work in al
lfornia among tbe m-nera aad Chinese, an 1 is
now preparing a series of books for tbe ins'ruo
thm of the Cniaamea ia this country.
Rev. Mr. Demerit has been installed pas' r of
the Congregational church m Albany. r)ans
County The JUn i ,rty Cooforem-e nf
Congregational churches ar.I minsters wi'l be
held at tbe CongregitionaUhurch in Weybn-Jge,
on Tuesday, the I trh. commencing at IU o'clock
a. m. The Mid llehury Conciegational
chuivh voted to extend a pant v call to Kc F
P Hooker of tairhaten. The Society votd a
salary of tllixi to Mr Ho-k"- on hii aecep-
tanceof the ca'L The t ori-sotional lub-
lishing Society reports fjr tbe yer total re
ceipts of 611My., with 10,'J left in the
treasury. Tne old board tf officers was elected.
Rev. Joseph Aver, at the age of Mrn,'y-
itvtn, was installed. May 11th, over the Coogre-cation-!
aurch uf Vomntown and Starlmg,
Cottn. Mr. Barrows, of the Cogegai tonal
PubiL-Uing Society, recently said that, of the
four denominations wbich in Massachusetts sup
port the American Sunday School Cmon. tbe
Coagregaionalisti contributed every cent 'f i.i-
5 672,1' 7 receiveil darmg the month endmg
March 15th, 1870. j.
During the past four months about S--,'1""
have been received by the Salt L4te'i'y Lpia
copal Mission in aid of their church and schA
The corner stone cf the new , St, John s
church, Cohoes. N. Y , will be laid by tbe Bo-
op of Albany, Thursday June Oth. The de".:h
of Bishop Kemper makes a great void in the
American Episcopate The advanced age of -1 .
which he had attained, camea his hi -o 1 ir
back into the last century that his birth wis
nearly coBtemproaeoos with the organiztt' .a
of the National Church. Ue was only twenty
one when he attained the DiAoonate ihe
seventieth annual ( 'onventien of the Dio , 1. :
in Dover. N. tt, V. eilnesday. May IT". Tt ar .
nual missionary sen on was preached tv Me
Rer. Thomas R. Lambert, D. D., of Char . v u,
Mass. Tbe Btsnop of Maine presided.
Rev. Simon Gocdenongh, a native of Bra ;
boro. Vt, but recently ptwtor of the in .1,
(X. Y.) Society and Sute Agent for ra.-.ag in
Murray Fund in the S'ateof New Torn, ! .-
cepted an invitatkn to become tbe pator
Society in Victor, N. Y. The matter 1 f b. n-
vulent contributions in the Cnitanan ch ir '.-3
is getting better systematized. Lost y-a- ) 7 1
charehes contributed to their benevolent r ins,
being 2J more than ever before. The rv--i ' -
an increase of 61,000 in the receipt V
the American Caitanan Associ.ation. :tr r.
ia Boston, it was decided next yer b e -1
ladies on the board of directors, laeue-' i
of a creed was discussed.
Quitf -an awakening of religirt:-. -ttrept ts
manifest in the Methodist churcn r lUr la c'
Fifteen persons were baptised Slay :". The
Methodists of Irosbureh have vote t t p 1 . -minister
S0 and give him the ue r,f the par
sonage this year, which i bt." tl. 1 , la-t
tear. A Sunday hrxl Institu unl--te
nunagement of Her. Mr. (Mrander, of New
York, was held on Thursday anl tr-Ht -he
Methodis: church, in Fairliaven. Sur
day Schorls were represented P.,-1 '1
Simpson is to preside over the German l I Swi3
Metho iit Conference?. The Prim t re -
dtsts and the Wel-fyaos of Ireland hate v 1
by a large majority thai their two h nis -hould
The various Cataolb societies of Springndl,
Mass., observe 1 Decoration Day by a numtrous
tarn oat. At the cemetery, after tbe decorat: n
of the graves, the entire atholicaa i.ence kre't.
solemnly responding t- the Liany f. r th- Tead
Rev John P. McClaney, of -- .Toejn's
Catholic church. Sixth-avenue, New York !-it
Sunday preached a doctrinal sennon on Prac
tical Catholic itr" in aid of a fund f. r the pur
chase ot a library for ihe Sunday--!' ' Tl
lecture netted a large addition to the fun-L
Rev. Father Moriatty lectured at P'r-rk's
Church, West Troy, on Thursday evening,
under the auspices of the F. M. I Ii s
ciety. Subject: " Fathe- Math.w"
A requiem high mass was celel-ael n
Miehaers church, Springfield, Mas- . on Wed
aesday, it being the anniversary of rht- Vti f
tbe Bev. M. P Galligher, Tate 1-. r f th it
church. The St Michael's Mutu i! !ti 'u-f as
eiaticn, and tbe Father Matthew Sr-itv arten 1-
ed the services in a body. Toe chil Irtn c n-
nected with iM. Jean Baptist thur-h. Troy, ,
Y , held a Miy festival Tuesday ever a mt'e
ehorch. It eonstitnfed the erowr.ine of a May
Queen, singing hymns, ave. The festival was
for the benefit of the church, and was ve-y fac
The Presbyterian General Assembly June 1st,
received the report of the delegation sent to :l.e
Louisville Conference. The Southern Church
disproves of a union with the No-thern Church,
claiming it as a total surrender of the fundr:e;
tal doctrines, and embraces all -hades 1 f lehef
The American Mis-siouarr Iwcittita at
j its anniversary iu Boston Ia-r wek, rep-rted
. for the year tC8 mlssicnu -;( -iud teachers in
j their service, of whom 1ft-" a-- . red In the
l day schools are 1'ViOO sr ir, in the n ghr
j schools 2,34?, and lo,L"5l ir tv ath schooU
I Tbe Old School Presbyterian ti 1 .e Missi n Bi ard
I received lt"t year ?l'2, . The B :.n
' Tract Society ho ba-l brother stormy mee:ng,
i extending over two days. .The ei-cutive -om-j
mittee advised a oommitrre of K to examine
! into tbe societr'a affairs, and make siirgestons
I as to its future curse to a sjec'al me-fng
j Wnisrijau. Good whistling may sometui.es
I be beard, bnt, as a rule, a p'owboy will outstrip
1 any well bred man in whistLng. The reason
probably, that be u never haon'td by a sense f
J ;he rlliculouaneasof hla face a he purses h -I
nK'Utb into the term of whistling. A triced f
m.ne, who enjoyel a far-famed rej; i:tti n f
t t.h'itung, was repeatedly asked t extrc-ie fc'
I talent at dinner and evening pa t.e' Uu' ke
would ;onpiy with the riuesi on y -.-on I t a
I th it h' ra ght be permitted to tur . h ! ci a.
' the.inpany His demand was on u. o v-i na
' ernte'!, whereupon he woa'd tu n rni a I
bej: in to whistle any tune he was L 1 1
, day he was asked to favor bis nen Is w a
j piece !icm La Somnambnla, an I, as w 1- Is
j woot. be wheeled round, and fixi g hii ; n
IH Kfl'UUH, -cuuiurcukvu ii.iaiaaaag 4r. 0.
however, 10 raise hiseyes towards the c...,-. n
of the air, he saw ia a Urge nurr- - bet re ni ,
the eoitntenance of his auditors, ' 'ie w
were trying to restrain their mil b , tl -
too much for him, and the tune -a-t.-
put a stop to, by a loud burst of Iut'er .
the gentleman himself. Ao E:i,.:iati to -years
since gave several specimvijo o!
in whistdtng, and got op a class c : . -1 - -f
course there was giggling before the !"- n
menced,bat it was presently exJwatr i , a-. . o
class, with solemn thces, waited for tu t .' -r
who was trilling a few preparatory U 1 1.
The order eane "Gentieineo, prtpare t.
tr ' " as he parsed p his line. Itwcin-s i. r
got beyond that point.
Naw HrrroatcAL Fooks, Ban.i Ie iW cer,
long Austrian miover both at K :tie a 1 1' 1- -.
h jast brooght out a ren ara le n s 1
work, entitled L'HuUnre de Stxt -J 'n' The
reeareh exhibited in the book is i u . the
author having brought to light frjai the ire . .e
of Mailnd, Vienaa, Paris, Fionnce. Yen c- -i-1
ei-ewbere a mass ot hitherto onkn' in or irir '
tl 1 cuinents Ihe worn 11 m tiree x-jlune..
tne h-t of which is preceie-i by an latro-tucJu n
conveying a complete picture of tfc. state ! ray
in tho xteeuih c- ntury, follewed ky mo-t ii.-er-esting
details resf n ihedeatK 0 of tardica,
Mor.iaro (Sixtu ) The tJ0ud vu-m .
-a... I. ...I -r-fU iM-tx.-COl past ot tie
wor, oafolds 1
uf Sixtus w th
relations w th
trance,: paiotbe Uvu- Uwri IV. and Philip
II. fiae.rftheni.et- - e; -coes napj.
in tb- BisUry ot tie . r. 1. ... 1 specially apr.
;kB -o the eccle-iaMi. f t present
dtv Atu-rd wlum'.cut. n.:elwithi.--j
an .lr... r u-fle-.- 1 , tn
regard as .JeoCM "1 1 .ghp.iceu. -
M. Ernr-t .
.t.MoatioD of sr-ar t -
rher u-e tr .
dienne Monks ot L. u,
atiout to yive i the r' 1 m
1 .-ir Naples, aie
i 'um of Uit rf-v
theireonventpus-e- 1. :' c earliest pen d
wf middle se h.-- 1 ' raoaiij e wr -hard
epoch 1 he u u-d ftbers auiwuLCe tie
ah- ve pub. catwu as s -ortly to appear, on 'er
the supervision of a well kaowa member cf their
order, the Dom Mwhale Merealdi.
Tbe ' block fiy ' of the Adiroodack rez
thus cbarocttrued by Bev. 3Ir. Mum; u
favorite fee-bug pyt is just buck ' o eai .
though in case of neot sity be is sati-fiel wit1
the ncse. He Bkea a large nose, anl I never
have seen one so small that he could cot cute it
larger in about two days. I saw a nose last
summer (at least I suppose it vv a ncse , tbc
man who had it sud it was ;) that was so en
larged that the genrwmin. said he had grave
doubts about his ever being able to get it home
with him. I am incHa-! to 'think he succeeded,
for when be came out I heard ol that nose until
I reachal Martin's, where they said it took tbe