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BURLINGTON. FRIDAY, OCT. 23, 1574.
;. :. bcxedict. luiieor.
Tie Ee-Eltctloa of Sraator Ednimi
The rc-elcctioD of Senator Edmunds was
ment of the separate action of the two
Hocse, in tlie Joint .Assembly. The i-rni'
tur was thereupon waited upon bja commit
tee, and imited into tlic Hall, and acknowl-
fdsed tlic honor in a neat and graceful
We conrratulate our State, and the
friends of good government everywhere, on
the return of Mr. Edmunds to the Senate
for another term of -ix Tear. Consider
ing the actiie effort to defeat him, on the
part ol a few personal enemies, and the
amount uf jersonal detraction which has
been circulated, wherever a member of the
legislature could he found w illing to listen
to it, his re-election was made with surpris
ing unanimity. There was really never any
ground for doubt of this result. There was
for a tine, perbai, some room for appre
hension let there might Lc Republican votes
enough ecured against Iiim.toscem to -how
gome falling off in his standiu,: in the party
here at home, or lecninz of tl mfidence
rcpostd in him by tlic pwp'f Tinont,
Fortunately the main -unucr nyun-t
him, wa ieniiitt'-d to uniic ! ti
urface, by it- author-, wi-en. :i- tlicy -nt,
umiI. the "-mat ir was. in a ili-t:int Mate
and hi. frienJ- might not lime nt l anl the
means uf. effectual cmtnidn linn. How
was met orr readers know . and tl ey kn m
t'ie result 'i!.c withholding irom Iiim ul
the lotcs. ! l.alf 11 dozen i mulicti i.r pri
iudici Repjblicar-. under t! i (.rum.
-tanc can l.arilh lie coii-Mci- 1 to ; .kt
anything Ir m ti.e unanimity u! In- -,, rt
The oplc i 11 heartily iit.;rni( t! c j t:.in
of tbeir rriircentitives. and lmi.: in. tho
Senator lx sjiarcd. in health uml tin- lull
strength ol hi-tuner-, to northilv niTc-ont
Vermont and to lender no-Mi pulili -erne
in the hiclie-t ie-Mativc lr! mi tl.ei "lltl-
Anirndmrots In the Liquor Lan.
Two bill- have been introdmed in the
Senate designed to reach the -a-e- of uii il
ling witness, who object to testifying or
the ground tliat they may criminate them
elves. One of the-c proviile- that
"In pro-ecutionH and case-ari-in:: under
unapter ninciy-iunroi me uen rui .-mimi.--.
and other acts in amendment thereof, or in
addition thereto, to prevent the traffic in in
toiicating liquors, no person other than the
repondtnt,-hall ue jxcu-ea imui ic-niving,
for the alleged reason that hi testimony
may tend to criminato himself, but the
testimony, so civen by euch wi;ne-s, shall
not be thereafter used in any prosecution
again-t him, cicept for perjury committed
aliile si testifying."
A bill was passed in 17 intcnd'.'d tn
ferie the same purpose a the abve. that is.
t compel the clerks of liquor icllers to tes
tify, when called upon in pro-ccution Hut
the stupid (or de-igncd) omi ion of the im
portant little word not, in the la-t .-entence
of the engro cd bill, made tiie r.t t wholly
abortive. That orni-sion i- remedied in the
bill now introduced by Senator Walton.
In cases where a person i- brojglit lie
fore a court and fined for intoxication, it ha
bleu questioned whether Ik- eould Ik- om
pelled to di-clo-e where he l.ad obtained his
liquor, as this would Ik- to giie ciiiionce
which could Is? u-cd in evidence ngnin.-t
him in n trial by jury for the irinic of in
toxication. In the ca.se of State v-. Kmma
I'icrce, at the January term of the -.ur.renie
Court, lioldcn at liurlington. an attempt
was made to raise the issue uf a writ of
habeas corpus, to release the re-pundcnt.who
had been remanded to jail by the City Court
on her refusing to tell where she obtained
her liquor. Hat the Supreme Court avoided
the main question and decided the ca-e in
favor of the prisoner on the ground of in
formality in the japer-:.
The follow ing roti-ion in the bill intro
duced by Senator Itowcll, will hit -uch
" Whenever a witness, in any civil or
criminal suit or proceeding, shall claim to
be excused from testifying or answering
any material question on the ground that
such testimony or answer will tend tocriv .
inate himself, the court may neverthe'
require such testimony or an-wer '
given : but, in such case, such te timony
or answer .-nan not lie usea m cv'jCncc
to prove any fart therein stated, : n any pr0.
uEm.i!j yuut-a jr a crime or
Tliis bill ought to pass
Jull.a htntf. r fd Crk.
Our readers at .Mor tre;er noi ciwwiierCj
will read with intcf st the extended descrip
tion of Julian .Vjtt's great War Painting,
copied in ano'.he f column from the AUine.
They are avarf t 0f cour-e, that the Ahhnrs
opinions jiv t 0 1 respected, in art matter-.
Its art critic tSm, are fn-a, careful and di
crimicotb' p,.ns . aDj Vcnnonters generally
cannot br -t pleased that it can commend,
so unre rvedlv, this picture, the work of a
Verm' jnt boy and the property of our State.
Ilav IDg -ecn Kothermer.s immense paint-'"fj-
of the battle of ittysbnrg,alluded to in
'.he Aldinr's article, for which the State of
Pennsylvania iaid the artist 30.XK). we
do not besitate to pronounce this painting of
Scott's entirely superior to that. The
State has rea-on to be prood of it.
CVmuK.MiitLK Souxn Sknsk. The Tem
pcranco Society of the Troy, N. V., Annual
Conference of the McthoJi-t Church, hold a
meeting at Fort Edward, last weck,at which
a distinctively temperaiwe jnrty movement
Was almo-t uuanimom-ly opposed, and the
lollowing -en-iblc preamble and resolution
UVitTco., Tlic spirit of rebellion is still
manifest at the South, and tic: wisdom and
resourers of the govcrmcnt will be fully
taxed to -ecure to all our citiiens their
richts under the constitution ; and
ll'Areaj, Wo believe it to l3 unwise to do
anything to hinder or discourage the gov
ernment in this work ; therefore
IttsolreJ, That while lirnily maintaining
the principles of temperance, nevertheless,
we deem it inexpedient to support a separ
ate party with temperance as its bash.
The full returns show that Ohio elect- the
Democratic State ticket by a majority little
thort of -0,000, and the Democrat- carry
thirteen of the twenty di-tricts for memliers
of Congre-s. Indiana elects the Democratic
State ticket by about 13,000 majority, and
the Democrats carry eight of the thirteen
districts for members of Congress. Iown
elects the Republican ticket for State officers
and nine members of Congress by large ma
jorities. Nebraska has increased its Repub
lican majority fur State officers and returns
its prc-ent Republican members of Congress.
West Virginia elects two Democrats and one
Republican to Congress. Arkansas elects
the Democratic State ticket, but docs not
vote for members of Congress until Novem
ber. The civil damages liquor law works well
ia New York. A father has just recovered
$2,0 0 damages from a liquor firm in Brook
lyn for the intoxication and consequent
death of his son. Judge McCoe instructed
the jury that in the assessment of damages
they were to consider the expense of funeral
and burial, the probable value of the young
nun's services to his father up to the age of
SI, and such exemplary damages as they
might think proper. The New York law
ia atrict, and applies to tho-c who give
away liquor aa well as to sellers.
In the present Congress, the five States
which held elections Tuesday, are represent
ed by thirty-two Republicans and fourteen
Democrats. The Democrats now claim
twenty-one of these forty-six members, but
the best indications are that their true
trcngth will turn oat to be eighteen, a
ftia of four, leaving twenty-eight to the
Stpsblioans, and Kttling the question of a
ool Bepablian majont j in the acit Con-
I'.rporU or State OElcer..
THE CULKOAD COMMISSIONER'S ItEPOSI.
The Railroad Commissionership, as origin
ally constituted, was an ofSce of some ac
count. It did not suit the railroads, how
ever, to have any authority or power of in
terference with their arrangements attached
to the olce, and its functions were soon'
modified so as to be mainly negative. For
many years the duties have been confined to
drawing the salary (paid by the roads) and
making a report to the !egislature,compo9ed
principally of blank tables. The office has
been in cfie.t a mere hunter, or cowcatcher,
to prevent damage from collisions with the
Legislature. The roads have had an idea
that the existence of such an officer and his
annual or biennial sham report have pre
vented meddling with their affairs on the part
of the Legislature, and they have accord
ingly cheerfully paid the annual salary, and
have preferred that the office be maintained,
though propositions to abolish it have been
numerous. Our own opinion is that they
might ju-t as well have sived their money;
that the office lias not lieen worth to them
what they have paid forjt . but that is their
Judge Uiiley, the present commissioner,
hns evidently labored under the delusion
that his uEce wa-, or might be, of some
pjbli- account, ana lias endeavored to give
s imp valuable information and to make some
practical suggestions. Ic homely and sometime-
r.inlty Knglish, he briefly sketches the
hi-tory. progress and pre-cnt condition of
rti!r'jJ-: de-criVs his manner of examin
ing the road-W and bridges ; and makes
diver- recommendations. Tlic historical
porti n of his rcwrt is quite brief and not
in all respect- strictly aecuiate. Thus, he
Iwgin- by -aying that twenty-Eic years ago.
that is in W.I, "the Vermont Central was
running from the Connecticut River, in tho
town of Windsor, to liarlington, and the
Cliamplain and Connecticut River (now the
Rutland and liurlington) Railroad, from
Itelluw- tall- to liurlington." The fact is,
that in 147. and before much bcyondsnr
ev and loeati m had been done on the line
via Rutland, the name of the company wa
ehanged by statute, from tb e "Champlain
and Connecticut" to the "Rutland and
liurlington." It lieeamc a rr.ilroad, in run
ning condition, under tni latter name,
and wa- known by that more tlian
twenty-live years ago. It i- "now" not the
Rutland and llurli jgton but the Rutland
road. Thi- i-a matter of small account;
but in formal rcrt- of this kind it is well
to lie a- curate. Judge Itailey mentions in a
supplement to the report that he has collect
ed o 11,-iderat le m iteri.il lora Hi-tory of the
Railroad- of Vermont, and eprc---c-a wi-h
that the l gl-lature would take measnrcsto
secure the preparation of such a Hi-tory. A
reasonu'iiy eimplete hi tory of that kind,
would vertainly lie a v cry valuable Iwok.
The iiimi ioner notes the increase of
railro-.i'- fr ui 3it miliis of track in '19
(the-, were re illy alsiat 240 miles then) to
l.iiio mile- no. He sfa.te- the total cost
cost i! e.in-trui tion of the Mad-, at -;oo,-(MMUMKI
adiing iquipn ent at an aggregate
of nearly ".i 1, 0IM ,( i. The number of
bridge- in the st.itc i- T.'.M, of which 114 are
on tic l.ut'ani roa-1 : Ml on the Central :
42 on the Vermont am Canada; 5.T on the
Miivi-jUoi Tlie br alges generally, the
i-omnii-.-i.iner liclieve- to lie on " a good, safe
conditi in He allude to the trestle work on
the l.a.i;o:l!e alley Mad, ani shows fami
liarity wi:'. the lite n.tiire of the llrooklyn
Scandal In tin- reii .;i: k that in passing over
the highe-i of tlie n. "u feet high, a jicrson
ol weak nene- sin. old not look out, for
yo.i ean look i in the tops of tall forest
tree- "row in? c ndeTtscath. and it is highly
restive of ' jiest-hhling in the tops ol
t'n -e trees, in case ot any accident to the
trains while pa-sing cn"r the place.".
The Conu aissioniT obtained nothing like
complete 'epirts fiom any roads Imt the
Central and the Pas-nmpsic.
TI.e Ccd tral Yenno nt shows the cxpen-es
of the la-- . two years to have been, for main
taining roadway. ;-l,0C2,.'!o7.G3 ; for repairs
of ni." -Linery, $l,lHi,3Sr..Sy ; and for
oper.' angi g2,.V.Hl,71f.tHi ; total, $5,303,
4"' .js. The receipt-from pa cngers have
h; n, $2,Ki7,lor..l4 ; from freight, $4,471,-
45 K.i.'i ; from expresses. $09,193.44 ; from
r lails, -;12.'!,323.2,i ; mi-eellancous, $47,
V.I7.G5 ; total receipts, $C,b09,01 1.03. A
full account i- giv in cf the system of run
ning trains by telegraph on tbe Central.
The Connecticut and Passumpsic road re
ports expenses of Maintaining roadway, re
pairs and ojerating to liave been for the
two years, $1,039,070.12. The receipts
during the time were $1,574,741.04.
The Portland and Ogdensbnrgh road re
port operating expenses at $143,439.20,
and receipts at $153,003.53.
TUC RAILROAD lOl MISSIONEES' EETOKT.
The Commissioner recommends that the
real estate of the railroads lie taxed ; that it
be made the duty oT the Commissioner to
report to the Legislature whether any
officer of any railroad company has inter
fered with or attempted to influence the
vote of any employe of any such company ;
fhat a law lie pas-ed prohibiting the
opening of any new road for travel until it
shall have lieen examined and approved by
the Commissioner : that an act be passed
forbidding the running of trains faster than
thirty mile- an hour ; that the Pullman
and Wagner car coinpanie- lie prevented by
law from charging exorbitant fares ; and
that the height and w idth of tars, as well as
of bridge-, lie regulated by law. lie praises
highly the general management of the
Road-, as respects cire of the public, pre
cautions against accidents, and civility and
courtesy of railroad officials and employes,
gr ktfrm stfrk:knkrai.'s retort.
(General Lyr.de says the regiment of militia
has 1-een uniformed at an cxjn-e of $12,
500 ; and that it has been armed with
Springfield rifles. lie has sold during
tbe two years, old military projicrty to
the amount of $8,121.53. The expense-
of his department othcrwi-e than
as above, are given at $7,321.05 for the two
years. There is now on liand military
property for sale to the amount of $20,000;
there having already been sold such prop
erty to the amount of one hundred and fifty
thousand dollars since tho war.
iui t t-.es.kral's retort.
Adjutant General Peck's report gives a
statement of the condition of the militia and
contains a roster of the officers. The bulk
of it is taken up with a list of sailors and
marines in the V. S. service credited to
Vermont. There is also a list from lately
publi-hcd "Rolls of Honor," of Vermont
soldiers who are buried in the Xational
Cemetery at Andersonvillc, Georgia.
We are glad to copy a just and handsome
remark about Senator Kdmunds from ihe
Springfield lirpvUican, which has said many
unjust and unhandsome things about bimr
heretofore. In its Tuesday morning's issue
Senator Kdmunds has written a long
letter to a Vermont editor, explaining his
action in the case of the alleged defaulting
internal revenue collector, Mr. Crane. We
gather from it that his action has been con
spicuously blameless and honorable through
out. We have often had occasion to criti
cise what has seemed to us the ultra parti
sanship of the Senator, and it is no secret
that we would be as much gratified as sur
prised to see him succeeded, at the end of
his present term, by Jlr. Willard. But we
are glad of this occasion to repeat that we
have the most entire confidence in his
personal integrity, that we believe him to
be incapable of a di-honest action in the
ordinary sense of the words, and that we
heartily wish there were no worse men in
public life than George F. Edmunds.
The Democratic District Committee of
tbe Second district, have nominated for
Congressman, Alexander McLane of Fairlee.
Bat this will luvve no perceptible effect on
oi tgtisit Mr. Denison' election.
THE BURLINGTON, VT.. FEBE
Personal and Folillca!.
Andy "Johnson in a recent speech says:
"I never was a Republican." If he can stand
it, the Republican party can.
Parson Brownlow, in withdrawing from
the Congressional contest in his district, de
clares that it was no pirtofhis purpose to
divide the Republican party so as to elect a
Chester W. Chapin, the Democratic nomi
nee in the eleventh District Massachusetts,
is a railroad millionaire, 73 years old. He
is the President of the Boston and Albany
Railroad, ami it is sUj. gested that the nomi
nation of the Pre-idcnt of the richest railroad
in New Kngland.wiil show, perhaps,whether
there are any grangers in the KIcventh Dis
trict. The Cincinnati A'nyuir.T says of the result
For thi- triumph we are indebted not
alone to the Democratic party, but to the
aid of men who haic heretofore been its op
ponents This election means opposition to
the national bank monopoly; that the vol
ume of the currency should be enlarged,ar.d
that there should be atarilT for revenue only.
The Cincinnati (iniettt says
On a platform of repudiation, inflation,
anti-tcuiperancc, and zeneral cus-edne-s, the
Democratic party ha- carried Ohio b? a de
cided majority, and elected eleven of the
Soon the voice ,f the camiaign speaker
will rewound through the district, crying,
"li. Hoar' and lo, Thayer'" WomsUr
Republican campaign cry in Massachu
setts "T. Talbot, the teetotaller."
We bate di-covercd how Butler caught
th; E--ex fi-hermcn he put free salt on
their tail-. Boston Herald.
Well-a-certaincd facts show that the re
ports coming from almost every att of the
South of the terrible state or society in that
part of the country are no mere idle talcs,
invented and circulated for political effect.
In a single State Arkan-as the li-t of
crimes i- little less than appalling. In that
State a report of outrages committed from
li-Go to Octolier 1-t, 1S74, ha- been taken
from tie official records, and this i- the ter
rible sum-total Murders, CC9 . attempted
murder-, 22.'. ; threats of murder to intim
inidate, 55. whippings, y. total, 950. Ol
these crime-, Republican- committed 7S,
while it i- known that Democrats committed
G41. In committing them were engaged-white-,
050. colored, 73. Of those who
suffered there were Republican-, 520 : Democrat-.
110. The reiiort does not include
17 out of the 73 counties of tire State.
Till Suf oi tiif Pi Mil L ms. The
records of the general land office -how that
9,5.;i',-7:; acre- were di-posed of during tlie
last fiscal year, or 3,44,ti34 less than the
preiiju- year. The ca-h receipts were $2,
40'J.9'ls. The falling off in the number of
acre- i- rrineijally confined to lands certi
fied in aid of internal improvement- and
railroad-, to swamp -elections and lands cer
tified for the n-e of agricultural colleges,
uniicr-ities and common schools, the de
crease of area certified for railroad corn-panic-
alone ling 2,819.222 acres. The
numVr ol seres surveyed during the past
fis.-.il veir wa- 29.492,150, which added
to the area prcviou-ly -urv eyed, makes a
total of 019,393,052 acre-. Out of the total
area of nublic land in State- and Territories,
being l,S.'.4,"9-,400 acre-, there yet remains
to lie ..irveycd 1.15,00 acres.
A nua- ire of relorm i- now m foot.
which, if thoroughly mrried out, will remove
one cau-e of some of the difficulties in the
Siuthern Mates. It is the removal of unfit
men among the Federal office-holders in that
part of the country. Secretary Bristow and
Postmaster-i leneral Jewell have found that
the rule of the Senate which virtually places
the whole patronage of those States in the
hand- of the Republican senators, by allow
ing them the sole deci-ion in regard to all
confirmatior.-, had resulted, in some of the
swts. in fiii-tini many unfit men
upon the public service. The Presi
dent agreed with the-c officials that prompt
and vigorous measures must be taken to
remedy the evil, and it was decided that a
searching inve-tigation -hould be made, and
that changes should follow wherever it was
found that they were demanded, and that
hereafter the responsibility of rejecting fit
men should be thrown upon the Senate.
The first of the-e investigations lias just
been completed. The State selected for ex
amination was Texas, where it was found
that postmaster- had been giving certificates
of jcrfurmanee of mail service on routes
wli're little if any had been performed, and
giving certificates as to the standing of par-tie-
in the -traw bid-" ring ; and
both the revenue and postal service-were
found in a terrible condition. Similar in
vestigations will take place at once in sev
eral other Siuthern States, and wherever it
is found that persons whose nominations
have been in-i-ted upon by Senators are un
fit, their prompt removal will take place.
The officers implicated in the frauds are not
only to lie removed, but immediately pro-c-cutcd.
Michigan University has a fieshman class
of 113 members. Eighteen young ladies
have entered the class. Withadmis-ions to
the advanced classes, the additions number
121. The students suspended for "hazing"
have returned to the University, without a
single exception, and all have been required
to sign a pledge to ab-tain from hazing and
from any interference with'thc government
of the in-titution. The class of '78 has on
its li-t the Univcr-ity's fir-t colored student.
The new medical class now numbers 331,
and the law t lass 00, and each will lc con
siderably larger than tho-c figures.
U.vtuli. Fisiiv. The Saraloaian tells of
two boys who, while fishing in Lake Dun
more, caught an immense pickerel' which
broke the lino and disappeared. Just at
this moment the younger of the lads fell
into the water and sank to the bottom. His
brother grabbed him by the hair and held
him until a lioatman arrived and took him
out. Firmly clasped in the younsstcr's
arm was the lost oickerel an imuieii-e tin
The Pennsylvama Coal Tradk Tlia
coal production marketed the past week is
something hrgcr. and the tonnage of the
Reading Railroad the largest or any week
so far this year. Notwithstanding the coal
trade is thus over a million of tons behind
what it was at this time last year, it is,
nevertheless, financially in a better condi
tion than any other pursuit involving a
like amount of capital and industry ; and
this, it is believed, is in a great incasuredue
to that control of the business which has
kept always a full supply without any
very largo overstock.
The Slate Interest. Most of tho slito
quarries in Fairhaven and vicinity have sus
pended work on roofing slate, and tho-o
that continue working say they must stop
work, as there is no sale for their slate.at
prices that will pay tor production, at
points where they are obliged to compete
with Maine and Pennsylvania slate. A cor-
-respondent of the Rutland Glolc saya that
tC e quarrymen will remove irom mis locali
ty and seek employment at a business that
will s-'pport them in other quart; unless
the Legislature now in fession grant .hem
some relict' jn a law that shall prevent the
transportation company fiom longer de
pressing the busiut-ss, and unless something
is done for relief, there will be very few, if
any, slate quarries nere in 185.
A young lawyer in a cout.try own asked
some of his friends to a game of carl in his
room, tl be followed by a little suppr.
Frogs were a new species of food in that
latitude, and a dish of them was the feature
of the occasion. Supper time approached,
and during a temporary lull in the conver
Mtion, the door suddenly opened, and a
Milesian waiter, in a loud voice, announced
supper thus : "Mr. ., them tuds is done,
and wpper is ready!"
A minister, formerly of Fairhaven, has
been preaeiisg against " the Tyndall doc
trine that AdamwM the creator of the
From the EL Jobnitiury CaleJen'tn.
Senator Edmunds and tlie Irate Car.
THE CASE OF A. J. CRANE, LATE COLLECTOR
OT INTEFNAL REVENUE.
Thero are certain facts connected with
the second appointment of Mr. Crane as
Collector of Internal Revenue, at s period
when he was known to be o public de
faulter, and in the proceedings which have
followed the announcement of his defitlca-
i tion. which demand explanation.
We understand that .Mr. crane was una
appointed and re-appointed on the recom
mendation of Senator Edmunds. During a
portion cf his first term, Edward A Jewett
was his deputy. Sonator Edmunds was one
of Mr. Crane's sureties on his official bond.
Some time before the expiration of Mr.
Cm ae'n first term, Jewett resigned, and af
ter ivmaining some months in. Burlington
opcuJy removed to Chicago, where be en
gngud in business, and lias ever -ir.ee n
In tho winter orsprinz of 1673, upon the
rc-xrranacment of ot the Internal Revenue
system. Mr. Crano was re-appointed irpoa
recommendation of Senator Edmunds to an
enlarged district. Ho procured new sure
ties, Mr. Edmunds not being one of them.
Jn the autumn of 1B7S, Mr. Jewett came
to Butlington on business, potting up at
the hotel kept by Mr. Crane, where Mr.
Edmunds and his family were boarding.
The fact of Mr. Crane's defalcation was at
that time known to many persons, Mr. Ed
munds included. Mr. Jewett openly left
Burlington for Chicago, no intimation
having then been made that he was re-pjn-sible
for the defalcation.
After Mr. Jewett had left, it bteau-c pub
licly known that Mr. Crano had been u de
faulter to the amount of more than fifteen
thou-and dollars, for more than two years
licforc bis rc-appointment, and that he had
lieen repeatedly called upon to make the
defalcation good. Then for the Er-t time
the chargowa- made that Jewett was the
guilty person; and it was openly claimed
by Mr. Crane and his friends that Crane had
been re-appointol in order to give him time
and opportunity to inako up his defalca
tion. As soon as Mr. Jewett heard of the charge
he publicly stated his purpose to return to
Vermont and meet it. In-tead of giving
him timo to do so, tbe friends of Mr. Crano
procured a warrant and sent the United
States Marshal to Chicago to nrrcst Jcwutt.
The Marshal found him ready to star: for
Vermont; he came back and found the
friends ot Mr. Crane u-ing every effort to
make the public believe him guilty. He
was compelled to give heavy bail, witu resi
dent sureties of undoubted responsibility.
Mihonoh the rtcotds made a complete
ca-c against Cranc.no proceedings what
ever were taken against him until the next
term ol the court when the grand jury iL
dictcd him. Jewett wasalso indicted, com
pelled to renew his bonds, and the ca-e was
pressed again-t him mot viorou-ly. In
the ca.-c ol Crane, non-rcsident bail wa- ac
cepted, and the statement that one of his
counsel w as out of town sufficed to put his
ca-c over to tbe following teim.
Since then two terms have paiJ anl no
effort whatever has been made to linn
Crane to trial. Tho simple production ol
the official records at Washingtou.it is -aid,
would make tbe case again-t him couiplet. ,
his trial would bring out all the facts con
cerning his appointment and defalcation,
and show who is the party really guilty.
The impression i- very strong that he. will
never be broueht to trial.
Senator Edmunds uu-t ue neid rc-pon-i-blcfor
Crane's original andre-appointmcnt.
Will he explain how it happens that a de
faulter, for whom he was bail, whose defal
cation was well knownat the frcasury.was
rc-appointed and allowed to enter upon an
enlarcod sphere of duty and to procure
otherpersons who were not aware ot hi- de
falcation to become his official .-arctic-?
Will he also explain why Mr. Crane is not
brought to trial.and why tho ca-c i- pre-x i
against a young man in a ditant State,
destitute of means, and the expen-e- o!
whose defence have to be borne by I run 1
w ho believe him innocent? Will he al-i
explain whether it is true that Mr. Crane
was re-appointed in order to give him time
or opportunity to make up his old .Ufulra
tioa? MR. EDMUNDS' RKP1.V
BlRLISCTO, Oct. 10. 171
Ed ter i ( tlie iV.ciloroin. St. Jhniur) . Vt
Sir I havo ju-t been shown a . ipv ot
yonr article, in the last CaUdoman, t iucIi
ing the ca-e of Crane, late Collector ul Ir.
ternal Revenoe.and making certain -:a'i-mcnts,
and asking from me certain ex, ''an i
tions. Public men w ho are absolutely i.muceut
of matters charged or in-iuuated anain-t
them, generally tefrain from publishing
denials, lest in some other similar instance
the failure to notice tbem may be taken as
a confession of their truth. Perhaps I ought
now, so to act ; but as it has been my good
fortune never before, so far a 1 recollect, to
have had my persinal conduct drawn in
question, in my official career, by any re
spectable journal, 1 have no hesitat. m, at
this time, ia answering your request.
The statements upon which you found
your deire for explanation, so far a- they
concern me, arc absolutely untrue
I. Mr. Crane was originally appointed
in. I think, March lsfl". upon the petitim
and recommendation of a very large number
ofthemo-t respectable citiiens of the dis
trict. I did all I honorably could to have the
petition granted.belicving. as thej believed,
that his character and reputation were
above reproach. Since that tima 1 have had
nothing whatever to do with his continu
ance in office, or his re appointment, un
less whcn.befor'e thcabolition of the office of
as--s-or, it was in contemplation to reduce
the number both of asses-ors and collectors
under the act of June, 1S72, (which was re
pealed in Dee., 1572,) 1 may have been
adJ:cs-cd on tho subject and may have
expressed my views thereon. If I had been
referred to at that time 1 doubtlais should
have spoken well of Mr. Crane, for I then,
and until the last of Oct., 1573, had per
fect confidence in bis integrity as well as
in that of Mr. Jewett, and no suspicion of
any irregularity in the office.
He was, as I am informed, rc-appointed to
the enlarged district, in tho spring or sum
mer of 173, while I was in Europe, but I
believe he was never commissioned, and I
am informed to-day that he never gave
bonds or acted under that appointrccnt.and
that he stated that ho was waiting for my
return beforo giving the new bond, in order
that I might be a-ked to sign with the
1 left the country on the 15th of March,
lt73, and did not return until October Ifith
of that year.
I neither wrote, said, or did any thing
whatever on the subject of his ro-appoint-nicnt,
cither before or alter I left the
country, and tho department did not
1 believe change the district until after
1 had no knowledge or information of any
kind, that it was either thought uf.eontcm
plated,or done, until I saw it in some Amer
ican new-paper. shortly before my return,
nor bad 1 any information whatever
on the sybject of his new bail, which 1 am
tc-day informed, was not in respect of his
new appointment, bat becjusc the iaw had
imposed upon collectors of tbe larious dis
tricts the old duties of the assessors, and
with that subjecfl never had the slightc-t
connection, and. until my return, did not
know tnl he had been called upon for, or
had given bail of any kind, except the origi
nal bail, of which I was one
2. I never had, until alter my return from
Europe, any knowledge, information or sus
picion, that ho was a defaulter, or that ills
official conduct, or that of his deputy, Mr.
Jewett, had been in any way incorrect ;
nor, ts J am informed and believe, had the
department until sometime during my
3. My first information of any thing
wrong in Mr. Crane's office, was after my
return, and long after his re-appointment,
and long after his giving whatever new or
additional bail he did, which I am now in
formed was in May, 1873.
Soon after ray return, Mr. Crane inform
ed me of the deficiency in his accounts, and
asserted that he was entirely innocent, and
'hat Mr. Jewett was guilty, and that the
departtTcnt, had so found, on investigation.
I reached 3lington about the first of
November, a"nd wl" immediately taken
severely ill, and so continL"',,1 du"S ra7
stay, and was unable to take any sDfl
investigate the subject, or to protect myself
end fellow bondsmen.
As soon as I had sufficiently recovered
from cy illness to be able to travel, in tho
last of November, 1 went to Washington.
I called at the treasury to learn what the
department knew or thought of Crane's
asserted innocence, and was told by tbe
Commissioner of Internal Revenue that the
matter had been Investigated, and that be
was satisfied of Crane's innocence, and tbat
be was the victim of the fault of another.
TbJtwuUkO first communication, of any
strt I ever had with the department on the
subject of Mr. Crane's conduct. appointment
or reappointment, or keeping the. office or
anything connected with it. inee his first
eppointment in 1S67.
1 immediately invited all my colleagues
to meet me, and told them all I had heard,
and asked' them, inasmuch as I was one of
Mr. Crane's bail and was lhDle for the de
fault and might be thereby biased in lay
judgment, to determine what ought to bo
done re-pectiag his continuing in office.
They, with my concurrence, and 1 believe
through me, obtained, at once, Mr. Crane's
rcsisnation, to be used if they should think
on further consideration or information that
be ought to retire.
Not long after. I received for the first
time, a suggc-tion from Burlington, that
Crane must have made or allowed false en
tries, in order to conceal the deficiencies
from the department.
I at once communicated this to the only
two of my colleagues then ia Washington,
and we, on tho same day, had Crane's re
Mr. Crane's bail being all responsible, I
raised the amount of money cccessiry to
pay my share ol the liability, and paid it
over to the Trca-ury. feeling that no one
ought to be able to say that a Senator Irom
Vermont was a debtor to tho government.
1 heard from Vermont that some persons
in Burlington, who had never been able to
see the propriety of my boing Senator, were
in-inuating that my influence had kept
Crane in office, and got him rc-appointcd,
ic, and I wrote to the Commis-ioner for his
statement on the suljcct. I received his
answer promptly, which with tho copy of
my letter, I now have, and which fully
corroborates what I have said on that topic.
The corrc-ondence is at the service of all
persons. Wny Mr. Crime w as rc-appointed,
lam nut able to say, for I had nothing what
ever to do with it. I hive since heard that
it was liocau-e be was thought to boa
good efficer, anf the innocent victim
of the wron of unother. Why Mr.
Crano was not arrested and bound
i over when Mr. Jewett was, and why
neither ol tbeai has yet been brought to
trial, 1 am entirely Ignorant. I do
i know that it has not been through any in
I tluecec of mine, for I havo never said or
I done anything to that end, as you can
readily a-ctrtain. 'the District Attorney,
j w 1. 1 resi-le- at Montpclier, and is an honor
able loan, will, no doubt, inlorm any one
euriou- on t.ic subject. I have never inter
fered w itb the pcrlormance or his duties in
an manner. 1 have said often -inee I fir-t
' henrd of th" affair, that justice to the pub
lic, ju-tiee lo Mr. Crane, and justice to Mr.
! Jewett, dt manJcd the must prompt and
impartial iiive-tiati in and proceedings,
, and I rticat it now.
I In answer lo your last inquiry 1 have to
sa that 1 have no knowledge un that sub
ject I ill not apologize for the length of
thi- note, lor 1 have nothing to coneeal.and
nothing ti regret, except that the default
has oei orrel, and that you and some citi-zjri-
of y iur town, whom 1 much respect,
have ben misled by statements and in-inu-ation-
utterly destitute of truth, and de
1 -igned. I bcli've, ti have a particular effect
at this time
George F. Knsn li
Tbe Aiat-aDia (Intrusts.
The New York Trilmne has sent a corre--p
.ndent to Alabama o-tensibly to report
the true i mJition of affiirs in that State,
hot really, a- his letter- show, to substan
tiitc, if pj-sib'e, the Democratic defence of
a cenc-al den.al of all reports from that
q nrter tending to -bow the existence of
White l.razucrs, Ks-Klni or any other
haul- t outlaws who interfere with their
ncigl.l. , Mack or white, on account of
their p oitical opinions " Alabama at
lVai l- tbe heading given to tbe reports
of this one-sided correspondent, who, not
withstanding hi- instructions, is compelled
to begin bis narrative with the details of
two cold-blondcd murders committed in one
county for no other reason than that tbe
victims were Republicans. The a-sasina-tun
of W. P. Billinc-. a white lawyer,
and uf Thomas Ivey, a colored mail
acent. in one county of Altbama,
wbilo quietly attending to their bu-ine,
is conceded to have had no other
provocation than the fact that they were
Iriends of tbe Admin-tration, and favorable
to tbe exercise by the Freedmcn of the
rights conferred on tneiu by the Constitu.
tion of tho United States. And yet the
reader is a-ked to believe that these are the
only cases of intolerance to say nothing ot
v iolence tbat have occurred either in
Sumpter county or anywhero ele in the
State. Having got rid of Billings and Ivey,
the Alabama Ku-Ivlux aro now as quiet as
lainlis ; they are animated by none but the
mo-t Iraternal feelings toward Republicans
and Frcedmen ; and tho only approach to
violence or a disturbance of the publio peace
that the Vrian correspondent i- able to
witness, or hear of, is when some jolly
"nigger,"m the exuberance of his bliss,vexes
the serene air of tho plantation by boister
ously shouting his joy and contentment.The
people ol Sumter county, and c-pcciauy tuo
Democrats, with whom alone the Tribune
correspondent appears to hold converse, arc
repre-ented a- exceedingly sorrowful over
the-e two i-olated cases of murder, tho
reasons for their grief being that such deeds
are "calculated tj injure tho Democratic
party." But why should they injuro the
Democratic party if it be true that the mem
bers of that party are everywhere opposed
to sach outrages and in favor of free tolera
tion or political opinion? Why is it
that we never hear of the assassination
or Democrats by Republicans in the
South? And why do we never hear of Dem
ocrats trying to ferret out and bring to
jo-tice tbe ruffians who are constantly per
petrating such crime- to the injury of their
party? The-o are questions that cannot
be answered con-i-tcnt with the theory that
the Democratic party in the South disap
proves of political persecution or proscrip
tion, and is actuated by feelings of brother
ly lovo toward the Frcedmen. Every ono
who has traveled in the South since the
war knows that this is not so, and the let
ters of the Tniune correspondent, in spito
of their special pleading, bear abundant
internal evidence that precisely the
opposite state ol things exists to-day in
Alabama than is represented by the paid ad
vocates or the Democratic party. That party
is playing the same tactics now that it did
in the early hi-tory of Kan-as,when Repub
licans were shot down in cold blood as fast
as they crossed tho border, and the mo-t
notorious and atrocious murders ever com
mitted were boldly denied by tho Democra
tic press throughout the country.and sncer
ingly set down to the account of" bleeding
Ktnsas." Democrats who used, in those
days, to denounce Horace Greeley as the
loading " Kansas shrickcr," mu-t laugh in
their sleeves to sea tbe 7'niune now adopt
ing their tactics. 7'i Republic.
m:vv ::.m;i.v:yii xitrv.
DARINC UVM. ROimERV. 1-70,000 STOLEN,
Milforp. N. H., Oct. 20, This morning
the Sauhegan National Bink was robbed of
about 70,000, 10,000 being in bill" and
tbc remainder in private property. About
ono o'clock, the cashier, F. T. Sawyer, was
awakened at his bouse by a number of men,
who immediately placed a gag in his mouth
and handcuffed him.and then tied him to the
bed-ao-t. Mrs. Sawyer was handcuffed and
with her babe was fastened into a clo-ct.
'Ihe robbers mcantimo bound the other
children, three -ons and a daughter, and
fastened them into a clostt.and handcuffed
and shut up the servant girl. This done,
they presented a pi-tol to Mr. Sawyer's
bead, demanding the bank's keys. He told
them they were not there. They then asked
where they were. Mr. Sawyer rclused to tell
until they nearly stranded him with a gag
and a twist of rope around the neck. Finally
Mr. Sawyer said that tho keys were in the
postoilice lockbox. The men then placed a
rope around Mr. Sawyer's neck and took
him to the postoilice. The keys were se
cured ; Mr. Sawyer was forced to go and
open tbe bank, and all the funds, notes and
collaterals were taken away. Mr. Sawyer
was then taken back home, tied to tho bed
and left. About three o'clock hislittlo son,
rred, got loo-e and cut tho ropes and let
his father free, and tho ularm was given.
The bank loses 25.000. The hsavic-t losers
among the privatcJepositurs aro (i. Wad.
leigh, Milfiird ; Dr. Flettman, Milton ; and
lloweson, Milford. The latter is ono of the
bank directors. The servant girl and .Mrs.
Sawyer received injuries about the face and
neck. The robbers frequently threatened to
kill the babe il it was not kept quiet. An
associated press account puts tne number
of men who iptered the cashier's room at
six. They robbed the vault of about $4,500
in currency and $20,000 in bonds, mostly
governments, owned by Robt. R. IJaweson,
and soma other securities. The family
forced open theclo-et about 4 o'clock and
gave en alarm, but no trace of the robbers
l discovered, tne casuier minus at
8 J mcn were at the bank. The
least a dozen - ,g bank ' solvency,
lass will not effec. -M6ry could Do
Tho mystery is how such a l- thiag
planned and executed without so-
having occurred to throw light on tno
movements of some of tbe parties conerned.
Detectives are making a thorough investiga
tion. At the canal collector's office at White
hall there was received for tolls on the
Champlain Canal.for the year ending Octo
ber 1st, $40,225.14; 3I4,877,S pounds
of iron ore were cleared, and 101,339,300
cubic feet of lumber.
MORNING, OCTOBER 23. 1874.
tre h Jlonlpe lie r.
Montpelier, Oct. 17th. 1S74.
To th. Editor of tie Free Press and Timet.
All is quiet at tbe Capitol, and a dull I
time is in store for the members who -pend
the Sibbatb in Montpelier.
The iiouse was thinly attended yesterday
and did but little business in the forenoon,
and in the afternoon simply met and ad
journed until Monday afternoon.
The forenoon in tho Senate wns well occu
pied. One iiouse and six Senate bills were
passed, three new bills introduced, read
first and second times, and referred, and
five Hou-e bills were received, read twice,
and two referred to appropriate commit
tees, while three were ordered to lie. This
course was pursded, the latter relating, to
private coporations, in compliance with a
resolution offered by Col. Proctor at tbc
opening of tho session, requiring the ju
diciary committee to examine the general
acts under which private corporations can
be formed, and if they aro not sufficient to
meet tho several cases, report the changes
The nomination of Hon. E.J. Phelps for
UnitedStates Sjnator for the next six years'
by the Democrats, is making but little talk,
and it is generally conceded that the hold
Senator Edmunds has upon tho people,
strengthened by his State and national
reputation for integrity, honc-ty and abili
ty, will secure for him next Tuesday tho
support of nearly, if not quite, every Re
publican in the Legislature.
Many petitions from tho friends of tem
perance and the prohibitory law a-king
for certain changes therein and thr pa-sage
cf an act giving us a state police
have been prc-ented to tho Lei-lature; but
no measure has as yet reached a stage which
will afford any decisivo test of the strength
of tbe two sides of tbe question, in the Lc
MONTI'ELIER, Oct. 19th, 1871
The election of State officers, soon to take
place, excites le-s interest than usual. The
pre-cnt incumbents are uenerally efficient
and popular, and there are no pre-ent indi
cations of any prevailing intentions to make
changes simply for the sake of change. Dr.
(Jeorge Nichols is a first rate Secretary ot
State. He presides well during the organi
zation of tbe Hou-o. The varied duties of
his office, ui&rc numerous and rt-pon-ible
than they used to be. arc jmrforuicd with
the accuracy and prouiptne-s born of long
experience. He is per-onally courteous and
popular, and if any are thinking of trying
to run him out uf his office they will think
better of it -hortly. Theoffieof Auditor is
evidently one in which it is not de-irable to
have frequent change- Audit jr Feriin is
a faithful guardian ol the State'- po.Ket
book, and is likely to lie retimed in the
office. Clark il Chapman, of Cavendish,
has been spoken ,of for the place. in ca-c any
change should lie made . and he would
make a capable and trusty auditor, but I
think no change will be made.
Tbe State has never had a liotter Ser-geant-at-Arnis
than Mr Phinnev. There is
no candidate asain-t hrn. and no chance
for one, if one were to otl.T hiui-elf-
Ocn James S. Peek i- a cap ible and ac
ceptable Adjutant-! leneral. and will prob
ably be re-elected with.ut opposition.
In fine, the only chance for a conte-t seems
to be over tbc office of tuartermaster-f jen
eral. It was -o confidently a--erted two
years ago that ien. Lvnde would not twain
be a candidate fjr re ebvti m. that the ex
pectation has been quite cencral that there
would be a change in that office tin- ye-vr
Col. L (i. King-ley. of Rutland, who was
Tcry favorably -poken of lor tb place in
'72, is again a candidate fir t! c i ffiee, and
has many friend-, in and out of the Legis
lature, who would he plea-e-1 to sec hiai in
it. (ien. Lynde has been a careful and com
petent officer; and Col. King-ley, who is as
honest and truty a mm as there i- in the
State, would be equally so. If (ien. Lynde
is a candidate, a- it i- under-lood he will
be, there may be a -tout tight for this office.
Tho great probability that the number of
judges will be reduced to six, pretty much
prevent any canvas- for a seventh ju-tice
on tho supreme bench.
TUE V. . SENATORSnir.
There has really been no serious opposi
tion to Serator Edmunds' re-election, be
yond the backbiting of a few personal
enemies and vague rumors of possible com
binations, which have had no substantial
ha-is. Mr, Willard has many warm friends
who are a- warm friends of Senator Ed
munds. He has other friends who, while
they would lie glad to help him to any
honorable position, have bad no thought
of playing into the hand-of the Democrat-,
and have not been willing that Mr. Wit
lard's name -hould be used -imply a- a
means of division among Republicios.
The Democrats, as a body, have cared
nothing about Mr. Willard, unless they
could use bim to further some private
party schemes ; and they have found that
he could not be so used. The CaMonum's
outburst is charged by everybody to private
malice, and its charges have been so effect
ually squelched that they will not cost the
Senator a vote.
Julian Scott's painting grows in faTor, as
the members have opportunity to study and
comprehend it. The results of lour years
of steady labor, the canvass cannot be
taken in at a glance. With repeated
visits, the scene, though striking at fir-t
sight, grows in reality and vividness before
tbc eye. The beholder cca-es to think of
paint or painter, and finds himseir looking
upon tho battle as if actually before hi
cye, and with the absorbing interest which
attaches to a great conflict of arsis. It is
a grand picture.
MoNTriLiFt:. Oct. 20, 157 1.
The chief business of t-day has been the
iiection of a United States Senator the
rao-t important piece of bu-ioess uf the
scs-ion. It created but littlo excitement for
the rc-ult was a foregone conclusion. Yet,
there has been so much out-ide talk about
"Willard movements" and combinations to
defeat Edmunds, and surpri-ing events in
preparation, and uncertainty uf political
pro-pects this year, that thcro was con-idcr-ab!c
curiosity to see what the actual out
come or the business would prove to be.
You know the mode of electing a Senator.
Tbc day when it must take place, is fixed
by a United States statute pissed in '00.
The hour 2 o'clock p. m. was set by a
resolution ol each branch ef the Legisla
ture. At the proper time, in the Hou-c,
the Speaker called U.3 attention of the mem
bers to tbe bu-incss of tbc hour.
Mr. Murson, of Manchester, pre-ented the
name oTSenator Iklmunds in the following
handsome speech .
MR. Hl'NSON. 9 SrELCll.
I nominate for the office of Unite.1 Stati-s ,
Senator fur tbe term next cn-uin. the
present incumbent. George F. Edmunds, or
Mr Edmunds firt entered the Senate to
servo out the tintxpired term ol Senator
Foot, and the term now about to close is
his first full term. It has becomo the set
tled policy of the State to ui ike her repre
sentative in the Semite, who has served her
with ability and li leln y, his own -ucccs-or.
It would be difficult . -uggest any reason
why Mr. Edmunds snould be made an ex
ception to this rule. His service thus far
has fallen in times will calculated to
trv thn ability and integrity of a
public servant, and those who have follow
ed bis cour-o in the Senato know how well
he has stood the tc-t. lie has been called
upon to deal with great questions of recon
struction and renovation, and has so dealt
with them as to gain a national reputation
as a statesman and constitutional lawyer.
He has been palled upon to legislate for the
poor, the ignorant, and the oppressed, and
has therein approved himself a worthy rep
resentative of a State whose devotion tu
the equality of civil rights is her highest
honor. He is equally distinguished as a
faithful and careful legislator, in mat
ters of less public interest ; and he
has the honor of being quite un
nnpopular with gentlemen who are inter
ested in the quiet and speedy passage of
suspicious bills. His Senatorial career has
embraced a period of lax legi-lation and
startling disclosures ; but no questionable
measure or unexpected revelation has, left a
stain on his record. It has not been (he
custom of our Commonwealth to dispense
with the services of such men in the prime
"ir manhood and usetulness. it'isan
ot u. 4 fact tbat Vermont, small in
acknowledge-, and remote from
territory and numbei-, he country,
the great political centres oi . " n
nurprthAlf-as. exerted an in&ue-..
upon national affairs equal to that of
any other State. She bas accomplished
this by sending her best men to Con
gress, and returning them again and again
with tbeir itrength increaeed by tbe ex-
perience and influence acquired in previous
terms The wisdom of ber policy has been
proved by the experience of many years.and
Kdmunds is returned to the Senate. When j
in icn-nc iiuuuionai euuuiuiuuiiu
wo consider his creat ability and unques
tioned intei-ritv. his bnovied'.B of Doblic
measures and his wide influence, it seems as
though we must all asree tbat at this junc
ture of affairs the State of Vermont can do
tho nation no better service, and ber-elf no
higher honor, than tv continue Senator
! Edmunds in the seat he has filled so ac
Mr. Snialley, of Burlington, prc-ented
the name of lion. FJwardJ. Phelps, in the
following words .
air. ssi alley's speech.
Mr. Speaker : I take pleasure in present
ing tho name of Edward J. Phelps, of Bur
lington, as a candidate for the position for
UnitedStates Senator for the term of six
years from tho 1th ol March, 1973.
It is not ncce-sary for me to tell this body
who Mr. Phelps is, or say one word in
eulogy of him.
The name of Phelps has been sj long and
so favorably known to the people of this
State, at the bar, on the bench, and in the
Senate of tho United Statcsr that it is fa
miliar to all, and is ono of the mo-t eminent
in Vermont's grand list or distinguished
names, and it the gentleman I havo placed
in nomination Uclected be will be a tit suc
cessor to, and mo-t ably fill tho place his
distinguished father formerly held, and
higher prai-e than thi- can be given to no
Mr. Phelps is in tbc prime of life, a gen
tleman of culture, standing in the front
rank of the bar 6f tho State, and the peer oT
any one whom Vermont has heretorore
honored with the Senatorship.
Gen. Grout, of Barton, saion-Ied the
nomination of Mr. Edmunds, as follows
CEX. GROUT'S SPEECH.
Mr. Speaker: I rise to second the nomina
tion of George F. Kdmunds. In discharg
ing this pleasant duty I speak not a- a Re
publican, merely, but as a citizen of the
State of Vrmont, proud of her hi-tory and
of ber public men. Nor would 1 speak of
Mr. Edmunds as a Republican merely; nor
of bis matchle-s qualities as a dehator
which havo never tailed tu command tho
re-pectofhis colleagues, whifc tney have
wousthc admiration of the country. These
arc known and read or all men. But I
would speak uf nim as a Virmonter as an
able and faithful representative ot the indi
viduality and independence so characteristic
uf the people of our State. An administra
tion man, he has not he-itated to criticize
the administration. A determined opponent
of the "corporation ring" in the city of
Wa-hingtoii, he has resisted, in season and
out of -eason, tbe schemes and jobs which
have brought bankruptcy on the Capital,
and scandal on the country.
Gen. Grout went on to allude to uthcr
acts of independence on the part or Mr, Kl
niunds, specifying his opposition to ne re
peal of the tenurt-of-uffice act. T'ie Presi
dent desired the repeal, and an-ong those
considered zrent and true in Cc ogress were
-ome who favored repeal. IP.t Senator Ei
munds was not of the numly r. Like a gen
nine Vermonter, true to th', independence of
bis constituents, he -tool by the law. It
was not repcaled,and tb e executive preroga
tive i- kept within tbe con-tituti inal limits,
these and other li a acts -tamp Mr. Ed
munds as a lit rep .e-cntative ol our inde
pendent little Sta'.e, and entitle him to the
hAHfti- -.inn.irr o k. II.
Mr. Oilman . of Montpelier. -eeonded the i
nomination -,f Mr. Phelps, -aying that he
was ender cd wit'i qualities of iuir.d and
tducatwj, which qualified hitu for the
Senato, and that if elected he would ti.l the
oflieo with honor to him-clf ani the Stat'"
T'ae cleetioa of Unite 1 Stall - Svt.it ir i-
nvai.K' The clerk call-the roll and as I
bis name i-called each memls-r n-c- m hl
plaee an.f pr .uounee- tbe name of tl.e man
he vote- f jr. It was the first time many of i
thoc worthy member- had heard
voices in ti..-l.all of tl.e 11 m-c. a&d -everal
were v.-i'.l-, cmbara i-i :wo cot tbe
initial- of the candidate- m.xe 1 -d voted
fir F. .) F.iiuund- ail ... F P.t 'ps.
One Worthy Kepuhl.e-an ar.Tiooni-e.f hi- vote
as for Phelp-, and thanel it with -ime
confusl, n t Eimund .
Tbc result -bowed a total of 2P- vote-, of
which Senator Edmund- had 157, Mr.
Phelps 4-, and Hon. C. W. Willard 13.
Mr. Vviliard wa- not formally nominated,
and had -teadily declined to be con-idered a
candidate , but he had tho votes of three o-
tour Liueralnepublicaas ; of the "farmers
man from Lamoille county ; of three Demo
crats, and of fii o or six Republicans.
One independent Democrat, Gillett, of
Richmond, had the pluck to vote for Mr.
Edmunds. One " Liberal" from Chitten
den county, Sutton, of St. Ueorze, who, it
is reported, had also a per-onal grudsre
against Mr. Edmund-, voted for Mr. Wil
lard. With these exceptions, Chittenden
county voted squarely on party lines.
Id the Senate, Senator Che-more nomi
nated Mr. Edmunds, and Senator Walton
seconded the nomination. Foi tbeir re
marks 1 refer yon to the Legislative report.
Tho tribute paid by Mr. Walton whose
own extended service at Washington bas
taught him the value of such public men
as Mr. Edmunds to the Senator's high
character and qualifications, was particu
larly appreciative and admirable. All in
all, few candidates ever had more hearty
or handsomer presentation than l.ad Mr.
Edmund- in each House.
The solitary Democrat in the senate
voted for Mr. Phelps. The absent Senator,
Mr. Howe, or Rutland, would have voted
for Mr. Edmunds, if he had been pres-nt.
After the declaration of the results, each
house adjourned. Mr. Edmunds was in
Montpelier and received the warm coogrit
ulations of many of his friends, in his rooms.
To-morrow the rc-ult of the election will be
formally announced in Joint Assembly.
In tbe Senate, to-day, a bill incorporat
ing tho Vermont Central Fir-t Mjttgago
Bondholders under the name of the Central
Railroad Company of Vermont, was intro
duced by senator Atwood.
To-morrow (Wednesday) evening, the
Dairymen hold their meeting in Represent
atives Hall, and will be addressed by Presi
dent Backhaul of the University and Agri
Tne Inclaa tlalms on termnnt.
We give belowthc memorial of the Iroquois
and St. Regis Indians, which was transmit
ted to tho General Assembly by Gov. Peek,
on the 15th. It i-pnnied rerbatirn't litera
tim, Mo.NTriLiiR.Oct. 13th, 1571.
To Ihs Krreltcnit (in-erni r of the Stcte
Sir- We. the delegates of the Iroquois
Indians at Caushnawaita St Regis and of
the Like two Mountains. We are come in
the Capital of the State of Vermont for in
vestigating the daeissio'i ot th Meaibers of
the Legislature of the slid Vermont And
that the proposition tu.de by our deputies
on the 15th Oct. 1555. i irthe compensation
or their hunting grou ids or our ance-tor-of
the State Vermont a -d the Commissioner
bad been objected the - ud proposition, and
on the IStb Oct. 1855 (imposed to submit
their claim directly t tho Legi-liturc of
the State Vermont. id rely upon the
Justice and humanity it the Givernmcnt
of Vermont and desm to have no debate
,,nnn ttinsim, tha. .,,..l. ... Kn.l 1 .. .
prcfcr t0 i,ear from t" "-aid Government
through tno Umms-i. ncr And trust tbat
the Cbri-tian bcnevolen ,u and striet mural
rectitude and equity of che Legislature will
authorize tho Commissi .ner to make such a
propo-itioii as we in J..s(ic to our-elves
and our pcoplo ought )' adept, and we
hereby agree to relinqu'sh all claim upon
Vermont, in consideration ul such sum or
sums of inouey as the Ligislaturc .shall ap
propriate for that pii'po-e ; All of which
is rc-pectrully submit by tbe delegates. We
now wait to hear from Legislature upon
And in tho year 1S57 we had bceascnt to
tho Capital or Vermont of our deputies
anu agents ior me sano' purpo-e ( Js we are
now here) but we bad received very little
information from tliciu In consequence,
the State Hou-c was be n barned, as they
were expected to spend moch money to re
build the State House.
In further consideruti m, if tea Members
of the Legislature had been so decided to
pay a certain sum, wc i ive no intention to
take the Capital money invc-t to a foreign
power or other Canadu -i Bankers, but we
are wining io invest vvi a tne Capital mon-
cy in United States, paving the interest by
annually or semi-unn.ial of the Iroquois
Ind ians. Unless so far in futore such it
would bo happened, suc'i as ramineor desti
tution or tho said Iroq lis Indians, it will
stand according to the negotiate with the
Fracis AfoRnAisnoxCoicf ) delegates
Jopx A. Uioxr interpreter j Caughnawaga
Areesis Ariuonm Solution -
Trustee State New delegates
Mathias Karemiiso.v (St. Regis
Chief Canadian -1
Tho Lawrence (Mass.) American says .
Mr. Homer E. Marictt. a graduate at the
last term ol the High School in this city,
M '"" appointed assistant principal of
th" Franklin Aa- Franklin. Vermont.
Jlr. Jlariett is a fine scholar, anu jrailisted
with high honor.
l.riilsLlTCRE OV TEBMOXT.
MoNTrELIER, Oct. IC
Journal of yesterday read and approved.
Dills introduced and referred By Senator
GrancerofCaledonia. An act ennuiint; vuo
! pCWnoldcrs and owners of the "OldMctho-
,fit Eni-cnnal Church" in Barton, to dis
pose ot the same; to general committee.
! By Senator Wil-on ef Windsor, An act
in amendment of an act entitled An act to
amend section 13 of chapter 47 ot the cen
eral statutes," approved November 12, leOC;
H. 4. An act to incorporate "Tho La
fayette Society," or St. Albans; to general
II. 7, An act to incorporate Gillett's Cor
not Band, of Wclcott; read the flr-t and
second times and ordered to lie.
II. 53, An ncn to incorporate "The Cham
plain Valley (Jhecso Factory Company;"
ordered to lie.
H. 33, An act to incorporate "The Spring
field leo Comti'inY:" ordered to lie.
II. 17. An nit" to amend section 33 of
chapter 31 of tho geneiul s-itutes;Jto judi
Reports of committees From the special
committee, consisting of the senators from
Caledonia, in favor of II. 11. laying a tax
on the County of Caledonia. Bead tho third
Kecdlhe third time S. C. "An act ena
bling tho Windsor County Mutual Fire In
surance Company" to insureagainst loss by
lightning. I'a- scd.
S. 15, "An ac t to simplify indictments for
murder and ma islaughter. 1'as.ssd.
S. 13, "An at t concerning witnesscs.with
S. 11, An act to simplify inliirtments tor
forirerv and co antcrfeitinir. Passed.
& 12. "An a :t relating to mortgages of
hotel fixtures a ad furniture. 1 a-s3d.
S 21, ic ame rrdment of section 7, chapter
113, general statute, entitled " of offences
against privates p roperty" and in adlilion to
said chapter. 1' as-cd.
Joint commitle s Tho chair appointed as
committee on f -hcries on the part ot the
Senate: Senator i Edmunds or Wind-or,and
Colbarn of Bent ington. Also as committee
to ascertain the reasons or tho failure iif tho
railroad investi? ating committee uf lo72 Ui
leport : Senator s Reynolds of Grand I-le,
and Houghton o f Bennington.
Joint resolutic n By Senator Walton of
Washington, n comruendins the purcha-c
by the state of t he papers ot tho late Henry
Stevens, of Bar net.
Mr. Wfilton said, in explanation of his
rcsolutirn, tha t the-e papers, numbering
sixty tf ou-and. while on their way to the
Briti-f, Museum , bad been intercepted by a
Verm inter, and by him retained that the
state mihthave an opportunity to pur
ch:v them. Tl 10 papers include the sur
ve'.s of the surveyor general, Ira Allen
aid his succesvjrs, and tor this rea-on they
v.ero of especial value ia land disputes and
que-tions of old lines, and he moved a
referencetot bo judiciary committee; agreed
On motion of Senator Walton of Wash
ington, S. 11 , "an act to repeal part of sec
tion 5 ot an act entitled 'an act in amend
ment ot sec. 22, of chap. 91, of the g.
entitled 'of the traffic in intoxicating
drink-,' and in addition to said chapter,"
and on wbi :h the judiciary committee had
reported ad rer-ely. was taken from the table.
The passas o of the bill was advocated by
Senators Walton of Washington, and
! Kowell, or Orange, and opp.rsrf by Senator
Wilson of Winder. On motion of Senator
Henry of Chittenden, it was ordered to lie.
lifsoivtioit By Senator Proctor of Rut
land, that when the Senate adjourn-it be
to twoo clock Jionday attcrnoon; agreed to.
Lieutenant-Governor Hinckley ia the
On motion uf Senator Roweil, Senate ad
f Scriptures and prayer by the
The Journal of yesterday was read and
i n t ,,,.,jj j A-l!r
1 jr. Weils of Granby, remonstrances of
' Merritt Newhall and fifteen otliers, of
auu u. ..uviitui uiuujp sun CImeeM time.-.
against tbe matter ot a graded school at
West Concord; referred to committee on
By Mr. Spregueof Vergsnnes, a. petition
of N. ti. Norton and twenty-four other-,
prayin- for an alteration in the law regu
lating tolls for grinding grain; referred to
committee on manufactures.
By Mr. Button of Norwich, a petition of
William Sswall and others, relating to the
traffic in intexicating liquors; referred to
committee on judiciary.
By Mr. Palmer, of Williamstown. a peti
tion of O. II. Briggs and one hundred and
forty-two others, citizens of William-town,
relating to thetraffic in intoxicating liquors.
Referred to committee on judiciary.
By Mr. Clark of Bethel.to pay Gordon J.
Wallace the sum therein named. Referred
to committee on claims.
By Mr. Laud of Albanh, relating to
ilitebcs or water courses. To coaimttteeon
The speaker announced as the special
committee on the part or the House.ordered
to be raised under a joint resolution for a
committee or inquiry after an unpublished
report: Mr. Henry of Chester, Lynde .if
Marlboro, and Gilnian or Montpelier.
Resolution By Mr. Cbambcrlin oTJay,
that the memorial presented to this Houso
by the Iroquis Indians, be referred to the
committee on claims, who are hereby re
quested to ascertain tho amount and natum
ot tbe claims, and report the same to this
House as early as pissibfe. Adopted.
Reports Fiom committee on judiciary,
in favor of II 73, in relation to service of
extents against delinquent collectors ; third
On motion of Mr. Shurtliff, adjourned.
Tcespaj-. October 20.
The Journals cf Friday and Monday read
Dills introduced and referred d!y Senator
Walton of Washington, an act relating to
highways and bridges; referred to commit
tee on highways and bridges.
By Senator Atwood of Franklin, "an act
to incorporate tho Central Railroad Com
pany or Vermont :" to committee on rail
roads. By Senator Henry ol Chittenden, an act
in amendment ot an act entitled "an act
relating to sentences to the Vermont reform
school;" to committee on judiciary.
By Senator Ladd of Chittenden, to pay
Jeremiah W. Flynn the -um therein named;
to committee on Maims.
Resolutions dy Senator Pace of La
moille, that at half past two o'clock this
altcrnuon the Senate proceed to the elect
ion, on its part, of a Senator in tho Congre-s
of the United States, for the full term
of six years, from the Goth day of March,
A. I). Is73; adopted.
Moved by Stn3.or Waiton of Washing
ton, that the president ol tho Senate nom
nato Senators for the joint committee on thu
state pn-on: agreed to.
By the same, that the petition of W. II.
Lord and others, which had been referred
to the committee on reform sohoal.be trans
ferred to the committco on tbc state prison;
Joint Resolutions Providing for the ap
pointment of a iointcommitteeof two Sena.
tors and three Representatives on final ad
journment; adoptee! in coneurrence.
itius tniroaucea ana rejerrea ll. iiy. an
act in amendment of sec. 1 of an aet ap
proves! .-oi. -a. l-o-, entitled an act rein
ting to warning town meeting; to commit
tco on judiciary.
II. 12, an act in amendment of sec. 37.
chap. 120, g. s. relating to fees of parties
in justice court: to committee on indieiarsr.
11.73, an act relating to the service of
extents again-t delinquent collectors ; to
smuiuiiiie-; oil juuiciura .
Ji'ports of l.omtnittetstrim committee
un judiciary in tavor ot a. 31, an act rela
ting to witne-ses in pro-ccutions for sclhne
intoxicating liquor ; third jading ordered
ior to-murruw morning.
At tho hour of 2:30 the president an
nounccd that pursuant to the act of Con
gress, approved July 2oth. A. D. 1560, and
agreeable to a rclution of tho Senate, the
Senate would proceed on its part to elect a
Senatur in tho Congress of the United States
irom tnis state, lor the Tull term of six
year3 from the 31 day of Mirch, A. D 1575.
Senator Cbe-srnore ol Chittenden nominated
the Hon. Geo. F. Edmunds of Burlington.
as iouows :
Mr. PrtitJtnt I have tbe honor. aM to ine
that honor carries zreat pleunre iu re?eotln lh
name bfona of our Zltted and hcnorisl eltiitc, r.,r
benator to the t'onsreis of the United States for six
jears from March 1th, I -"73. I present the name vt
lion. ueo. f . timatulJ, ol uarllaston.
Aoy exteoded remarks or eulo;jr from me at this
time. -touI-1 be out of place, kno-ru as he Is, to you
&1L Hut I cannot let this occasion pass without ex
pressing my kineere gratification that we hare no
an opportunity of hunoilnxthe btatocf Vermont,
as well as doiox honor to the gentleman I nomin
ate. It's record is mice; It is known to every readin-.
intelligent citlienof the United btates; npon't
there is na blot or bieuiish. Commeneinf at the
ftottom of the ladder, he has by hia own natlvo In
tellect climbed to the top. There he stands to-day
witbont a peer In Congress, with a reputation un
tarnished by any selfish legislation, with a leooril
nndimco-t by any Credit Moollier corruption nj
rr.l leel thankful ihst the epportnnity hasoci
currodfor the Legislature of Vermont, to show its
appreciation of his j-reat ability, aid services to
ihe State and Nation by ajaln retnrnin- him tothe
senate of the United l bta.es. Vermont wants him
ot tho South need him there, and thinks tu ihVwis
dom and .atrlctism of tho Vermont Is;atnre I
trust we aro toini to hue him there.
Senator Walton of Washington, seconded
the nomination in the following remarks :
.,'Vir- r,'!u'"' I rise not U do a favor to the
distinguished man who has Just Utu named by the
fenator from thitUnden couniy, hnt to pay a debt
rhtoihll lU."? 0,""yl never been
trfn7iii?t!mSn'1's,?Mlln't """d tho Senate
hn anMfti!tr ll'ald Sll the place as It had
ln. ailed by several Illustrious senators from Ver.
mont who had preoedeo him. and tnis donbt I
it"' au"t debater, aid an accomptished pre
ol..K0Itr, " tween a yoan Vermonter.
with these quallllcatlons. and a sroat senator at
,lna" -a the Bei-ate. tn th.o"
Vil.iL mt4 to metier.
only by years of study and of labor i bat to my .Ur
prise I saw him spaa it at a bound. 1 saw a lj jj
powers far greater, hixher. broader and deeper ri4,.
1 had supposed bim to possess. I saw in him a t.-a-nnderstandin;
of the dalles of his efH le, a jn.: i ,
preeiatlon of Its dignity andajust anpreeiati-n a
of all the virtues, in public and private l.'e wl. -i
snould adorn a senator. Cy these powers, r.th tl
appreciation of his position, by unwearied indj.-r,
and unvarying fidelity t his trnst, be lias w.,n ,
place amoo: the select few wboitanil acicnow,.! -1
as the ablest and most valuable men of the beod
Ue is reco-nlzed as such by his associates, and tij
all m:n everywhere who are competent to jut -.
anC nnsi at and fast it will be lor ns .' lev a .
It to-day. Were we now to permit him to l.t
feated by fair means, I should, tn the present c.l
dition of the country, regard it as a national ealaie
ity, aedlf by foul, as a disgrace to onrsel.cs. 1
heartily second the noin'nattoa made y tiie senai ,r
from Chittenden county.
Whereupon each Senator, as his name wa
called by the Secretary, ro-e in his pin
and voted rire voce as follows , '
For George F. Edmunds, 0f Barlington -Messrs.
Allen, Benton, Brookins, Che
niore, Clarke, Colburn. EJmunds, Gp,rgc,
Granger. Henry. Holmes, Houghton, Howe!
of Windham. King. Lidd, Pae, Parker,
Proctor. Reynolds, Robie. Rogers, P.,w- i,
Smith, Talioan, Walton. Wil-on,ut O.'leaa-.
Wil-on of Wind-or, Wyman 23.
For Edward J. Phelps, 0f Burlmgti n
Ab-cnt Senator Howe of Rutltnd.
Whereupon the 1're-ident declared tbat
George F. Edmunds, having received a ma
jority of the votes cast, was elected on the
part of the Senate, a Senator in the Cjn-grc-sortho
United States, from this State,
tor the full term of six years from the 3rd
day of March, A. 1).. 175.
Joint R' solutions. lit Mr Gild of Re
pert, that a committee of two senators and
three Representatives be appointed by the
presiding officer of each House respectively,
to ascertain, and report assoon as possible
the earliest day practicable, consistent with
the business ot the -es-ion, for tbc baa! ad
journment of the General Assembly . and
to whom all resolutions relating to hnal ad
journment shall be referred ; adopted on
the part of tbe House.
Dills, etc., tntroductd ttml rtfrcd 1I
Mr. Norton uf Rennington, relating to Kn
nington Graded School District . to nu
mittee on education.
By Mr. Pierce of Northfi.'id, relating t
tolls for grinding grain, together witu a
petition on the same suljcct ; sce-md read
By Mr. .MeFarland of Hyde Park, n
amendment of and in addition to chap.
g. s., relating to taxation of real e-tate . t
committee on grand list
By Mr. Gilm&n of Montpelier. relatin
to extra pay to soldier- dumu the Ute w i.
with the Siuth proviling for the pivm !
of seven dollars per month to -u!-tit j:
who served during the war) . t j commit'
By Mr. Doynton cl Woodstoi k. to ame:, I
sec. 3Gchap. 113, g , relating to tre-.a- .
to committee on judiciary.
By Mr. Boyntoii of Woodstock, a ,ie-i'i
of Mrs. W. C. Hiekok and other-, in re
tion to tbe industrial school for I'irl
committee on the reform scb'iol
By Mr. Gilman of Montpelier, relatin.
the settlement of paupers Inning -er
ncnton three year- residence ; to -p -committee
on pauper laws.
By Mr. Newell ot SaelOu.ro. in ai'. .
to an amendment of sec 22. chap. 'Jl
relating to the traffic in intoxicating .i 1 1
to committee on judiciary.
By Mr. Smalley of Barlington. rc'iti'i.
to city, town and private teier.i,i . .
to committee on corporations.
By Mr. Vail ot Pomfret, to ir. o v
the Central Railroad Company 1 n.-i
to committee on railroads.
By Mr. Kent of Panton. to incirp
Evergreen Lodge No. 141 lndein:.
Order of Good Templars ot Panton. t
committee on corporations.
By Mr. Gilman uf Montpelier. to il. u .
the name of the Nye Manufacturing
pany, to the Berlin manat.u-tar.ru- i .
pany ; to committee on mauotactur -
By Mr. Saylcs of Huntington, r ,.i'.
artificial and private fi-h pun!- in ;
State ; to committee on ti-iieri- -
By Mr. Mitchell of Coventry .repet!n.
act defining tbe powers of -upTir,ter.
ot schools ; to committee on edLiat.-ih
By Mr. Henry of Chester, t ai :. i
aet to incorporate tbe Connor- 1.
Mutnal Fire Insurance Company : t
mittee on corporations.
By Mr. Grout of Barton, an act t , .
porate tbe Boxzell Manutacturu.g l
pany; to eomraitlee un manufaeMre-
By Mr. Webster of Putney, a p.n:
from J. B. PatTee and 10 others, cifz n
Putney, asking an amendment of cha;
g. s., relating to the sale of intixii-t
drinks; to committee on judiciary
By Mr. Cook of Mendon, a pet.ti .n
A. V. Marshall and 07 others, eit.z-:.-Mendun,
a-king an amendment ot cha,
g. s., relating to the traffic in intoxi a: -drinks;
to committee on judiciary.
Bv -Mr. Bailey of Fairhaven. to e-u'i -the
Fairhaven Graded School; to t o u u..'
Ity Mr. Gilman ol Montpelier, to nui
the charter of the Montpelier and Hi t
River Railroad Company; tj cimini t
By Mr. Slade of Middlebury. to pay I-..
M. Tripp the sum therein named . to c i :-.
mittee on claims. ,
By Mr. Miller of Ryegatc, in relati n :
repairing and maintaining linw.nl.n. -to
committee on judiciary.
From thr Senate S. O.enabling the M n
sor County Mutual Fire Insurance C
pany to insure against loss or da-u i-
lightning: to committee on corpor:i - -
From the Senate S. 12, relating 1 1 ui -t
gages of hotel fixtures and furmt.ire ,
committee on jadiciary.
From the Senate, S. 13, enccrnii- i
ne es; to committee on judiciary.
rrirai toe ceoaieo. u, to siaipiry i-, : -
ments for murder and cian-laojiir i
committee on judiciary.
From the Senate S. 21. in amen i-i
sec. 7. chap. 113, g.s., and in additi
said chapter; to committee on judma. .
Read third tune 11. 39 in amend jj-. ...
an act approved 1S65. relating to war i
town meetings ; pas-ed.
II. 12, in amendment of sec. 37. i .n,
120, g. s., relating to fees of parties in j .
tice courts; pa--ed.
H. 73, in relation to the service of exten--again-t
delinquent collectors ; passed
Reports From the committee on i .
tion again-t II. 17, relating to the torn
teachers in districts school-to cin-t:tu--school
month; third reading rufn-tJ.
From committee on education, age
II. 20, in relation to the duties of
district clerk-; ordered t. lie.
From committee on education, in lav -II.
73, relating to the c .llec:...n ..t -district
tiles: with propo-a.s oi .i,u
ment which were agreed t . and t'i.- t
reading wa - ordered.
From committee on education . n f .i
II. G3, to ami ad sec. 11, chap. 15, g -.
lating to town officers, by a suli-titute l.
which was agreed to; third reading or 1 -cJ
From committee on railroad-, in fii r
II. SI, ia relation to extending the ti.uc i -locating
the Woodstock Rulroa I . pa !
From tbe ceneral (snmniitrrc in f.iv.ir .
II. 31, to change tbe name ol Frnklm Hi,..
to Franklin Vont; passed.
From committee on juduiary. ag-tii.-t i
13. in amendment of au act t a utnj e . i
17, g. s., relating to birth-, marriage, s
deaths; third reading relo-ed.
From committee on judiciary, in fav r
S. 07, to amend sec. 2, chap. 103. g.s r,
ting to bounties on noxious am n i
passage refused ayes 52, nays ln-.
At half-past two o'clock the -peak - :
nounced tbat pur-aint to the net of I
zre-w. approved July 25. It-Mi and as:.
to the resolution ol the Hou-e. the 11 .
will now procecl to elect on it- j i-'
Senatur in Congress from this State. Wiie
upon each member, as his name aa- ea.i.
by tbe clerk, ros- in hi- place and i :
nra voce as follow-
Mr. Munson of Manche-tir. nom.i.at
seconded by Mr. Grout of lUrt ti
Mr. Smalley, of Kurlinttit), nomit. r
EtiHanlJ. Pbeipsof Iturliiisftou ; ; .
by Mr. Gilman, of Montpc.Kr.
For Sir. Edmund Mtr. AbK.it nu. ' v
of Maidstone, Atehon. Atherttn, Hi'k'mx, i
uf Fir linen, lUker. lliroey of tin I.ir-.r . ..."
kiiww, Ifcutlett. IUtcbelder I Arunjl" ' I .
Wer of I'etu, aCeattle, beaur, KiiLo H r
lU. J-ctt, buttum, ltri:steti, Kr-.wn w ut. 1 -tnl.
Vutz Caldcrwoort. Canlnl. Ca - t "
herl:n. Cburchtll of Klmor i -.! ... .
Cvl too, Coming. CVnre. Co t .f vieodiin. t .
C'rane,turry.t;uU)fCakorirli..a,t'utSe.-.. ti -
pais, tu:n;. iuu. mni-.it'.. IHu --.
lUris r Uejii.n". Davis of bt A t an-. I' i
iity. Dtlttun. tisidv. Kiitaam b. ,,.., i. ,
Ktnnvy, F:tu of &&Ustmr. Fu vr.i-
I fill kl in. Kiillrt .n i.n.ott kin,
Iinnnetl, Grout of lrun.t:nBtr(.'t-
i.su.cv, jiaii. iiarrin. tlajrey. Have--, li urv -!
bird. II rr. Hit -hnarir ic.. u,
Ioe, ilud,a, Iluttmrd. Iluiehm4..a lty J
Kely. Ke.tun. Kent or lxrnet, Kent ... i.
Kin of LanenbarEh. La.1i. Lord. Lvnu.. Vi
of IVKhiiu, Jlineit, Mitchell, Muotomen . -t i
Jn, ti.sn, Jewell of lfcter, ytwrnll at bbelharr.
Motile, ortoo, U'&nea, Piddwck. Palmer. IVri,i.
Atduicr. lVe. l'eek. 1'arrtn. rettirrw. I'tr .'
bUnmrd, Pike. Powell it Uic&rrd, I'utniia. K.
Renfrew, KobimoD. Kuwe, Kailer, Uiuivd. jv '
Scott, bhaw ot Charlotte, Sfi wu.' r.tu rd. an
hwiiH of Add)on, pmitfj vf Jericho. Sp.mli) Q,
ttestca, ipjuldiQ,rof West Wtndr. Sjwtker, tj,"n
ccr.bprsiue. btaoley of Leicester, M..! n.". -st"
en ot Ivlen, clock er, btooe. btron z, Tetinet , !
Vail, Walat4Q, Watnn, Mrbtter of Kntnki n lt
iter or Fii in -y. Wheeler, Wtmcuufe. Hit :(--'
Wizbtnun, Wiloo, V,m,lew, Woodward, l.r it
Orwell, WrI;htor Wa:thaai.-('.7
For Mr. K J. Pliehu -Allen. Amidst?. C" r
Barrett. tt:cif.rd. lihs. Drown or otmilonl. l i -
eroQ, Cooke of Corinth, Currier, IUt-j of Uinv ..'
IitUoi HotUnd.lJrake, Kill'. riu. i Uu
Tactford, (illmaa, (..--Jtll, Jlulbro-.k. .iim'.ii
Kiaiiedy, Ketcbaia, Kloof Cride water. La I"
tain, LuDdoa. Lee, Mart) a of Uraovcf, ilr t '
Jlerarlao!. JlcUaffey, ilurn-ton, Vef. l- IV
bttT(, I'ardon-t, laUa, IVrkinj, Pieru , V
field, ananletr. Sinallev. Manter uf Waih u j
Titus, Tuber, We btr, WIw, Ven, S ..uui-
For Mr. CL WilU.-.i'-Tlulkljr. Culver. Pi "
Dort. ILirloir. IIirwoo-1. Ilotdeaof Clarendon, H' u-
ton, Ktnne, LefenT, 31 Her, lrkir ofWit3rorT,
roweil of Clint rid t Suttou.-U
Whereupon tbe Speaker declared that
(Zr,rerm V Pjimnmla hurl TfCi ft. 17111 Of itV
of the whole number of votes thus cat, and
was elected on the nan of tbe Houc a Sen
ator in the Congre ot the United States
from tho State of Vcr-a-jot for the term ol
six years irom tbe third day of March.