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It Is iinnounccd that James Averlll of
Champlaln, N. Y., has received an order
to construct a steam launch lor Dr. W. S.
The Youuk Men's Catholic Union at
their last meeting voted to hold a musical
nnd variety entertainment within three or
four weeks.
Mrx Julia A. Parker has sold to A. S.
Webb the Jutlue Parker homestead on
the corner of Main and Pine street. The
consideration was $5000.
After a thorough Investigation of the
Mibject City Attorney Uurnnp gives it as (
his opinion that there can be no question
as to the legality of the last city election.
At the meeting of the Stntc board of
dental examiners held Thursday morning
A. L. Mlnott of Northlleld was examined
nnd granted a license to practice In this
Tho speakers of the sophomore exhibi
tion entsrtained the ushers Tuesrtny even
ing, tendering them u banquet at Coon's.
Toasts were responded to and the occasion
was u pleasant one.
The Methodist Sunday-school realized
about $125 from Rev. Sum Jones's lecture
Tuesday evening. The money will be used
for replenishing their library nnd for
other Sunday-school purposes.
An organization was perfected Tues
day afternoon among the medical students
who are opposed to the secret society sys
tem ns a non-secret, non-exclusivo society.
This candidate for student favor has not
as yet been named.
The residence and contents of Mr. Job
Hates, which was burned Sunday night
at Essex Junction, were insured for j:)500
in the Royal Insurance company of Eng
land, through T. S. Peck's agency. The
loss will receive prompt attention.
While iu the city Pev. Snm Jones visit
ed the Hillings library and expressed him
self much pleased with the building. Ho
thought it surpassed any library building
he had seen at any other college, iuclud
ing Harvard and Yale.
Manager Walker has succeeded in sc
enring the strongest attraction iu Ameri
ca, the English tragedian, Wilson Bar
rett, supported by the charming actress,
Miss E.istlake, and his English company,
who will appear here May 2.
At the annual meeting of the First Con
gregntional (Unitarian) society, Dr. John
M. Clarke, F. 11. Parker and 13. Turk
were elected prudential committee ; Ed
ward Barlow, treasurer; H. H. D.ivis,
clerk: Henry Greene, Edward Wells and
Frederick Johonnott, trustees.
The snow fall up to this date this wiu
ter, as shown by the record kept by Mr,
Charles E. Allen, is as follows : Novem-
ber lit .inches, December 18, January 30,
February 21, March 3ti, making in all 130
inches, or 11 feet 4 inches. The total days
of sleighin?in the city 121.
The Plattsburgh Tclojrnm says that it
may be interesting to local fishermen to
know that the streams on both sides on
hake Champlaln were formerly tilled with
salmon, but they are totally extinct. In
1823, 1500 pounds of salmon were takeu at
a single haul of a sieue near Port Ken
J. A. McKenna is to make the neces
sary cluiiiL'es m the property recently pur
chased by him at the corner of Church
and Mechanic streets for a large restau
rant, which will include the space now
occupied by Anthony - Williams barber
shop, Lucas's glazier shop and P.iyu's
machine shop.
The committee appointed by the joint
executive committee to revise the premium
list of the Vermont State Agricultural
society and Champlaiu Valley association
have completed their labors, making sev
eral important changes. The list as re
vised will be published about May 1.
Chnrles, the nine-year-old son of F. H.
Parker, tell from a toboggan slide at
Frank Converse's place Thursday after
noon and fractured the bone in his right
leg above the ankle. It is not a serious
injury, but will keep him laid up 10 days
or so. He sas the most that bothers him
is the fact tint the spring vacation has
just begun.
The Plattsburgh stage started out on its
return trip at the usual time Tuesday af
ternoon, but when it reached the orphan
asylum on North avenue, tne wind was
blowing so hard that the flying snow
rendered It almost impossible to see the
horses. It was decided best under the
circumstances to abaudon the trip and the
btage returned to this city.
The University Cynic Board organized
Monday as follows : Managing edi
tor, J. M. Cautwell, 'SS; business man
nger, C. C. Stafford, '83; general litera
turo. M. E. Story. '8S and G. Y. Bliss,
'Ml, science, G. E. Hyde, '88 ; local, C. I
Barstow, '89; medical, A. W. Shea; per
sonals, A.B.Gilbert, '69 ; exchanges, IJ
M. Mcintosh, '89. The new board had a
spreiul at Coon's last evening.
Probably tho oldest representative of
horse flesh in Chittenden county departed
this life, Monday, at the remarkable age
of 38 yenrs. We refer to the horse owned
and driven for the past 30 years by our
townsman, E. C. Lioomis. This faithful
animal has been in constant bervice for
many years, and is well-known to most of
our citizens. It is a remarkable fact that
he was driven the very day before his
The annual meeting of the medical stu
dents, U. V. M., of the class of '87 was held
In the college building Friday afternoon
and the election of class olllcers resulted
as follows: President, G. H. Parham ;
vice-president, J. F. Dlauchard ; secretary,
C. M. Severance ; valedictorian, J. C.
O'Brien ; treasurer, F. A. Goodwin ; his
torian, A. W. Shea; marshal, W. I). Nut
ter; executive committee, W. N. Fry, K.
O. Crossman, J. M. Cheeuey.
W. F. Wright is no longer a clerk at the
postofllce. It Is understood that he was
informed that he was to exchange places
with Mr. Denning, receutly appointed, In
which position his salary would be 200
less than at present. He said he would
not nccept the change, whereupon he was
notified to hand in ills resignation May 1.
He said lie would leave nt once and Earl
Kinsley was appointed to the place nnd
assumed his duties Saturday.
Tho trustees of the Home for Aged
Women held a meeting Saturday nnd
adopted by-lawB. A committee consist
ing of Mrs. Jane Gray, Mrs. D M. Bing
ham, Mrs. George L. IJnsley, Mrs. Mary
C. Wheeler and Miss Jennie Stacy, was
appointed to prepare rules for the govern
ment of tho institution and devise means
for carrying it on. Mr. Edward Wells,
Prof. V. G. Barbour and Mr. C. P. Smith
were appointed as executive committee.
Entertainment wns afforded quite a
largo number of people Tuesday after
noon by the spectacle of two impromptu
officers, D. Hall and II. Bigsbee, attempt
ing to take to jail a young fellow named
McKenzle for Intoxication, but who, to
Judge from appearances was better nb'.o
to stand than his captors. When opposite
Ripley & Holton's on Church street, the
young fellow made a break for liberty,
but after running half a dozen steps Into
the middle of tho street, lie was captured
by a third party and taken back to his
guard on the sidewalk. At Hank street,
iovvever, ho rcgalued hl3 liberty and ran
out of sight.
The jail commissioners have just return
ed from their tour of Inspection In the
West. They were most favorably im
pressed with the new rotary jail ntCraw-
fordsville, Ind.,andthe probability Is that
they will decide to erect a similar one in
tills city. The plans and exterior view
show that it will be a fine structure. Tho
jail proper will be rotary and of steel and
will contain 8 or 10 cells, each of which
will contain two cots. There will also be
three cells for women nntl.three for insane
persons over the sheriff's office. It is ex
pected that a jail erected on this plan will
cost about .1S,000.
Lieut. Crosby P. Miller, Jr., -1th artil
lery, after three years faithful service as
post adjutant of the artillery school at
Fort Monroe, Va., has been relieved and
ordered to Fort Adams, Newport, Rhode
Island, for duty as regimental quarter
master. Lieut. Miller's many friends in
Vermont are always glad to hear of his
success in the line of duty, and remember
with great pleasure his pleasant sojourn
u his native State while on duty at the
University. The A rmy tinil Xavy Jour
iikI says that on Friday evening, March
11, the ladles of the garrison gave a recep
tion to the Lieutenant and Mrs. Miller,
who were to leave In a few days for New
Orations by tho Ohms of '8!) ut tho Colleen
Street Church, Tuesday.
A driving storm and the most disagree
able nnd forbidding conditions in the air
and under foot, did not prevent the usual
large audience gathering iu the College
street church, Tuesday afternoon, to
listen to the exercises of the annual Sopho
more exhibition. The class was repre
sented on the programme by 10 speakers,
who appeared in alphabetical order.
President Buckhnm announced the speak
ers, having with him on the platform Rev.
E. P. Uould. Excellent music was tur
nished by the Howard Opera House or
chestra. The following was the order of
exercises :
oiiiiKit or kxiuicises,
The Oucst of the Holv (irnll.
Gcorgo Yerunns Miss.
The voice 01 fong,
Hubert Harmbv Ihickhnm
Thu Ilnttle between the Mcirlmuc and tho
Harold Morillo Dcnn.
Artitleiul Light,
Frank Ellswoith Podge,
.Inmes Fcnlinore Cooper.
Arthur Ilyron Gilbert
The Greek Drama.
Joseph I.lndiey Hull
Kobert G. Ingersoll,
Herbert Miller Mcintosh
Present Condition of our Navv.
Arthur Frost N'ewoll
Present l-'celinir between the North nnrl South
Mux I.eon Powell.
Chnrles klng'dovas t Proso Writer.
George Hoffman Itogcis,
The orations all showed careful investi
nation, clear thoucht and a uniformly
oootl stvle of eomnositlon. Some of them
were unusually thoughtful and discrimi
nating. l,ess attempt nt oratory or ora
torical display was made than usual
which was ratherof an imnrovemont than
otherwise. Gestures, as a rule, were few
and far between, but the appearance ot
theyoung gentlemen for the most part
was graceful and theirdeliverv excellent
The speakers were nil made the recipients
nt imnasome nnsketsor boquets ot dowers
Not one of the sneakers had to be nrninnt-
ed which is something quite unusual
and the exhibition was in every respect
one which reflects credit upon the class of
'bi and their instructors.
He li Greatly Improvod In Health A
Krief Sketch of bin Trip Abroad.
The Rt. Rev. Bishop DeGocshriand who
was obliged to leave for Europe last .Ian
nary on account of his health has return
ed very mnch improved, having reached
this city Tuesday evening. He proj
nounces his trip a very pleasant
one. After arriving nt Havre ho went
directly to Paris whero he remain
ed two days then left for the South of
Franco on his way stopping at Parav le
Monlal, n celebrated pilgrimage where
200 years ago began the devotion to the
bacred Heart ot Jesus. Thence he visited
tho small village of Ars, the
residence of the saintly nriest. Fath
er Vlanney, who during the long space
oi ju years heard couiessions each day
for 13 hours. His reputation as confessor
was so great that a special line ot staces
was made to accommodate the immense
number of people who desired to confess
to mm. rue uoxt stay ot tne uisuop was
at Lourdes. In the southeast of France. It
wns In the small hamlet at tho foot of the
Pyrennees that occurred tho celebrated
apparition iu 1858. Ever since this place
nas been the resort or thousands ot nil
irrims. as many as 10.000.000 havluu visited
it during the last eight years. From
Lourdes the bishop went to Hrltiiny, anil
embarked from Havre on tho 12th inst
Such is a short summary ot his travels
Through a Crack Into the Luke.
A team belonging to Rufus Prescott of
Keesevllle attempted to return across tho
lako Tuesday, but one ot the men and a
horse got Into the crack which leads from
Apple Tree Point. The man was quickly
gut out but the horse remained in the
water about an hour and it was almost
dead when taken out. They returned to
this city and will wait until they can see
tho bushes along the road before ventur
ing to cross the lako.
The Illnt-k Klver Academy,
A project is on foot for the erection of a
new building for the Black River acad
omy at Ludlow and tho warrant for the
annual school meeting has uu article "to
Bee If the district will appropriate $5000 or
moro for this purpose. Tho trustees of
Black River academy luivo pledges of
from JS000 to ().0)0 for such new build
ing, and favorable action on the part of
the district is hoped tor.
The Now Tenement Klnelt nf Chirence
II It: Its on I'lno Street.
Clarence Hicks's new tenement block on
King street is about completed and It is
expected that It will bo ready for occu
pancy the first of Aprlt .It is a brick block
divided Into four complete tenements and
Is one of the finest ot the kind In the city.
Everything about It Is arranged In the
most modern style and It Is elaborately
fitted up, Each tenement contains a
kitchen, dining and furtiaco rooms in the
basement. The kitchens are finished in
natural colored wood with complete fur
nishing including hot and cold water, and
the other rooms are models of their kind.
Thu second floor contains parlor, sitting
ud sleetiimi rooms, all connected by slid
ing doors, while on the second story there
are three sleeping rooms and bath room
with all modern Improvements. the
building will be iu cliargo of a cometent
janitor and will make a most desirable
place ot residence. Three or tne tene
ments will be occupied by H. W. Hall, F.
E. Burgess and John Bradley.
An Opportunity for tho Clinrltahlo.
BuilMNtiTON, Vt,, March 18, 18S7.
To tho Hdltor of the Free Press:
Having of late received several applica
tions for the Rest Treatment by persons
who are unable to meet the necessary ex-
lense attending it, but who are evidently
n need of it and would undoubtedly re
ceive benefit from it and aro every way
worthy of help, I am moved to write to
you and through you to aupeal to a char
itable public iu their behalt.
it mav nut be generally known that the
dams Nervine Asylum receives as pa
tients only inhabitants of .Massachusetts.
Those lor whom 1 here n pad are so un
fortunate as to be inhabitants of Vermont
and are consequently not entitled to that
remans some benevolent vermonter
will some day remember the nervous suf
ferers of Vermont In bis will, ns the foun
der of the Adams Nervine Asylum did :
those of Massachusetts In the mean
while can anything be done for the few
nervous sufferers whose appeals are so
pressing i Will you kindly consent to an
nounce that you will receive any money
that may be given for this purpose and co
operate with me iu securing its worthy
bestowal. i ours truly,
The Adams Nervine Asylum at Jamaica ,
near Boston, was established by its
tounder "for the benefit of sucli indigent
debilitated, nervous people, who are not
nsane, inhabitants of the commonwealth
of Massachusets. as may be in need of the
benefit of a curative institution." it has
saved many such nervuus invalids from
years of terrible suffering, from insanity,
and from the grave. But the benefits are
limited to inhabitants of Massachusets.
No Vermont invalid can share them. The
man or woman who will establish a simi
lar institution for our State would do a
great work for the relief of human suffer
ing, and earn the life-long gratitude of
many deserving objects of such a charity.
The editor of this paper has already , on
his hands business and cares enough to
keep him out ot mischief. But lie cannot
refuse to receive any funds that may be
bestowed for the purpose indicated by Dr.
Willard, if any giver wishes to have him
do so, and would take pains to see that
they were properly appropriated. It
would be well, however, it any consider
able amount should be contributed for
such a purpose, that the givers should
select their treasurer for the same.
We may add that Dr. Willard can have
no selllsh interest in the matter. lie pro
poses, as we understand, to give his time
and professional care to these deserv
.....I....... ,.,l,l.n,,t .1,,.... le
win provide tne means to meet tneir inou
erate actual expenses at his Rest Cure.
Ciroen Mountain Ceineter.v Association.
The annual meeting of this association
was held March 21st at the Merchant's
v- .i .1 i n.i i.i , . .
National Bank. The old board of trustees
was re-eiecteti ior tne year ensuing, as
follows: K. J. Phelps, C. W. Woodhouse,
B. B. Smalley, J. B. Small. S. II. Weston.
O. Cole, G. Ci. Benedict. The board re
elected the following officers : President,
C. W. Woodhouse; clerk and treasurer,
Ormond Cole : superintendent. J. B.
St. Mary's II. C. Itenevolent Soeloty.
At the annunl meeting of the St. Mary's
II. C. Benevolent society, held March 20,
the election of ollicers fortheensuing year
resulted in the re-election, by acclamation,
of the old board, namely :
President Very ltev. Thomas iAnch,
V. G.
Vice-president Prof. T. C. O'Sullivan
of St. Joseph's college.
Recording Secretary Mr. Thomas
Corresponding secretary Mr. J. II.
Treasurer Mr. P. H. Corley.
Marshal-Mr. .1. B. Scully.
Investigating committee Mr. John
Burns, First Ward ; Mr. Kobert J. Brown,
Second Ward; Mr. James K. Dowtl, Third
Ward ; Mr. James K. Burk, Fourth Ward ;
Mr. John Nolan, Fifth Wurd.
Custodian Mr. J. M. Gleasou.
The society wits organized March 20, lbM,
with -10 members on the roll and has In
creased to 150 during the year.
Military Order of tho Loyal Lecloii.
It may not be generally known that
there is an order In existence in this coun
try composed of veteran officers of the
war of the rebellion, called the Military
Order of the Loyal Legion, which is di
vided into three classes. The first class
Includes officers who have been honorably
discharged, having served their country
well and faithfully. Tho second class
consists of the oldest sons of the first
class and the third class is comprised of
distinguished citizens who rendered es
pecial aid to the country during the rebel
lion. This order Is divided Into several
comuianilerles, tho total member
ship of which on February 1, 1887,
Was 4100, as follows; Pennsyl
vania commandery 502 companions, New
York 557, Maine 71, .Massachusetts 007,
California 512. Wisconsin 140, Illinois 201,
District of Columbia 307. Ohio 441, Mlchb
gan 120, Minnesota 125, Oregon 40, Mis
souri ll'.i, Nebraska 85, Kausas 105 and
Iowa 30.
A number of the Vermont officers be
long to Massachusetts, New York and
other cominiuuleries. The Into Mnj,-Geu.
Stannard was one of tho early members of
tho Massachuscttscommandery. Veterans
iu this State trust the day Is not far dis
tant when Vermont shall have a com
mandery of her own. .
IltowliiK the Top (lit a (juiirry.
Owen Jones Si Co. of Fnlrhaven, will
take off the entire surface of their slate
quarry with one blast In a few days.
Holes aro being drilled 20 feet deep, which
when tilled witli dynamite will bo Ured by
Canned by a Hrnkeii Kali.
A broken rail on the narrow gunge track
near Townshcnd threw n box'car contain
ing a cow nnd a calf from the track Mon
day night, killing one animal antiblock
ing the road for some hours.
A (1 It I O I! I.T U It I. i: X V K I 1 1 SI K NT
A I.I st of experiments tu be Conducted
the Coming Season,
As is well known, tho State Agricul
tural Experiment Station has no farm of
its own, and hence It must rely on the
farmers ot the State for the land on which
to conduct the series of experiments that
arc to be carried out tills summer. It Is
desirable that these experiments be tried
In each part ot the State. They are as fol
lows :
1. The testing of new fodder plants to see If
they urn adapted to our soli untl climate,
(l. Alfuifu. n snoclcs of clover, reuillres
land well chained, und Ironi which tho snow
does not blow ott In the winter: sown bnmd.
oust, used for buy or Krcen leed ;
does not die out like ordinary clover.
(.('ow pen sown In drills, and cultivated
like benns, makes n very heavy Krnwth nt ex
cellent lodder; used only lor green leed ; can
bo Brown on poor, weedy soli, but does best
on u soli naturally rich In potash.
d. Horse bt-uiis, sown broadcast with hurley
or oats thutare to be cut for liny, to Increase
the nutrltlousncss of tho lodder.
2. Tests with fertilizers. Tho work with fer
tilizers will he confined to nslmrlo line of In
quiry, namely to ascertain whether fodder
plums can usu phosphoric aciil when
it Is supplied In the cheap lorm
of undissolved phosphate rock or un
dissolved bone black. Theso experiments
will bo tiled on permanent grass land only as
It will take two or moro rears to determine
how much benefit has been received I mm the
fertilizer. Tho phosphates will bo supplied.
(i. Ill tho lorm of lino ground .South Caro
lina rock,
h. In tho form of fine ground bono black.
c. These two form? mined with tho addition
oi piustcr.
The trials with new fodder nlnnts will
be on plots.ot one-fourth of an acre. The
fertilizers trial on blots of one-tenth of an
acre with several uumanured plots for
comparison. The experiment station will
furnish the seed and the fertilizers free of
cost, only stipulating that whoever takes
them shall agree to report to the station
the results ot the trial.
All who are willing to try any of these
experiments will please send in their
names and signify
which experiments
they desire to make.
I'll directions will
be sent with eacli package of seed or fer
Address all communications on above
subject to
W. W. Cooke. Director.
State Agricultural Experiment Station
Burlington, vt.
Trains Delayed Many Hours. an
Kenderrd linpasssilile.
The storm ot Tuesday and Tuesday nigh
was one of the worat, If not the worst o
tho winter, rendering the running o
trains almost impossible. No. 11 freigh
train which leaves this city at 0 o'clock
was stalled in a cut about a mile south o
Vergennes nnd remained there about Hi
hours, detaining the .Montreal sleeper
whicli was held at ergenues.
The New York sleeper due here nt 4:10
Wednesday was also detained the first part
reaching hero at 11:45 antl the remainder
which had been stalled at Mount Holly
did not arrive till 12:-t3. The afternoou
trains were also late, but not so much as
the earlier ones.
No. 7 freight train from tho north due
. at o'clock Wednesday mornimrdid not ar-
I rive until late in the afternoon, being held
at bt. Albans, and freight trains rsos.
I nnd 11 from tne south were also sever;
j hours late,
I'rospect of a Poor .Sueur Season In Ver
"Forbes" writes the Boston Journal as
( follows : The production of maple sugar
in Vermont tills year promises to be much
' less the average yield of former seasons
I TlieState annually produces about 11,000,
I 000 pounds, but the lateness of the season
. and nrevailincr climatic conditions mak
i the nronect of a aood suirar crop rather
'"Kpoor. The great depth of snow everywhere
is likely to prove a hindrance to sugar
making, while the fact that there is littl
1 frost in the ground precludes a great How
of sap. In some places the sugar houses
i will not be opened at all, while in other
' sections fanners will not tap their full
complement of trees. J ho snow in th
1 woods iu many sections is still from liv
- io seven icct iitrep. ni tii;v;uiiuio mh'i
tlmt this lms bfien 'the feevere;,t winter for
many years
The Mall Service.
We are informed that the facts about
the letter to O. S. DodiK which was fou
days in getting to liltn, from Kutlaud, are
that it was mailed at Kutlaud without
anv address on the envelope, went to th'
end of tho route at St. Albans ; was there
onenpd and fonnd to be addressed to Mr.
Dotlds, and was accordingly remalled to
bun. Tho delay ot me letter was tnu
wholly the fault of Mr. Dotld's corres
ooiulent and not of the postal clerk
We make haste to mention this, in justice
to the latter.
A riemarkable Cow.
The Holstein cow "Clothlhle," owned
bv Smiths. Powcn A: Lamb of Syracuse;
closed a vear's milk record recently that
surpasses all previous records reported
..,f .1,,. ,,-,,rl,l ('. 1100 imnmtu
iroill MIJ jmnuini
The cow is six yearn oiu.
A New Marble Company.
The Brandon Italian Marble company
has taken out nrllcles of association ac
.online- to the laws of Vermont. The
capital stock has been placed at $200,000,
,n,.i,i.i intr "dotlshnres of 100 each. The
company is composed of J. Duncan Upham,
Walter S. Wilkinson and J. Baxter
Good Templars of the World.
The Good Templars of the world will
hold a unification conference at Saratoga
Spriugs May 4. The question of admitting
colored persons to the order separated
ish and American lodges in 1870
The Saratoga meeting is intended to anil
cably adjust the matter.
Appointed Special Agent.
J. C. Saunders of Malone, N. Y., has
been unpointed special treasury agent for
Vnrtheru New York and ermont with
headquarters at Plattsburgh.
tei.n ,,wt,il clerks on the run from Klch
fnrd to Snrinclleld. Muss,, by way of
uM.itn iiivfr Junction, will soon have tw
new cars to work In, which will be
eouinped with all modern improvements,
A petition to the president and directors
of the St. Johnsbnry and Lake Champlaln
railroad company is in ciiculation asking
'or the anpolntment of K. H. Blossom as
uimi.ri n tnndent. Mr. Blossom has give
good train service which is quoted iu his
s ii. now of Warner, plaintiff in th
celebrated lease case of Dow vs. the
Vortheru railroad and others, lias filed
bill in equity in the Supreme Court at
Conrord asKlug tnai no lie uiioweo ironi
th.. defendants, exclusive of taxable costs,
f2500 for attorney fees, etc., tu contesting
the validity oi uio icnse.
'i'i,n vitohhurL' Railroad company
(..tt-tiir. nf bulldine a road from Troy, N
v.. to a connection with the West Shore
ut, South Scheuectady.
The freight business Is booming ami ono
ClUlse OI lIUS 18 Slllll IU no uio imu-auiic
commerce bill, which will go into effectlu
this section April 4. The manufacturing
concerns and marble companies are order
ing cars for Western shipment of goods
nnd are senuiiiK as niu.u num-i mi .,- mcj
can beforo tne law nines eueci.
Now York Produce Market.
New Yokk. March S3.
Ketolpts, l,"i,3'll barrels
and sacks. Ilxoorts ot liss hbls.j UUUsuckH
suios, H.tXJU dijis. no. at-'ijw io: superllni'
western and state at a 7un;iiiii : common t
od e.vtir western and Btuto nt. SlOaJllKl:
Kood tofhoico ut :t iriitf) 2-" ; common to ch"n e
lute wneut western extra at 4 7,)U.4!K :
fancy do at 5 dUO.! i.Vii extra Ohio at :i Id
&)U0; extra 81. I.ouls at 3 loaft 1(1: Indent
Minnesota extru gone to prime ut 4 n( I T.i :
holce to double extra do hi 4 BOttli 10
WO bbls. city mill extra nt i lift! fiO ; 7.VJ imr-
rolsot lino ut 'J 3033 10;.00 bbls. ot suporil lie ut
oaniKl: TO barrels ot extra No. 2 ut 3 lu
513 W): 3700 barrels winter wheut oxtru .it
ll)i(,i-i; 4100 barrels nt .Minnesota ex m at
niun iu. bout nor n unlet, common to lair
xtru ut J 402:r.!0 : aood to choice do 4 WKTri 25.
IIye l-'Lotiii- stoudv. Supcrllne at i!!i3u.:i hi.
Con.v Meat. steady.
(I It A 1 N WlIKAT hlirner. Itecelpts of 60.-
300 bushels; exports ol lls,0U bushels. Sides
I 320.0U0 bushels on snot. No. 2 snriuir uoin-
Inal atlUMi: No. 3 red ut KiMij No. 2 rod at
IMi elevator; No. I red ntWH; Wo. 1 wlillont
Kyl dull. Haiilbv - steady. Coit.v
higher. Iteoclpla of 7!),200 bushels: exports
ot 1)7.037 bushels. Sales of 118.0(0 bushels.
Steamer ut. 47K4il7i elevator J No. 2 ut 48!
levator: eld No. a ut fid olovaior. Oati
lower. IteoeipUl of ttl.OUO bushels; exports
i biu tiusneis; sales ot iumxiu inisncis on
spot. No. 3 ut 31 : do white ut 3tl; No. a ut
niKi! no wiuto ut ww.itm : no. i wnitontyj
mixed western ut 35J437 : white do at 3KQ42;
wnito iiattiiuwaM,
uttuuKiUKH coffee- la r. uio itrm nt
14i. SUOAU linn : retlned firm. O at 4-i
IMi; extra C ut 44 4 13-ltl : whim ox
tru c ut4!fj; uir A at fi ii-hk.& ; yellow at
4V4tt4?S ; moult A hi fiXli BtHiidard A nt
u : eonini-tiotierH' A ut wa : out ioat
and crushed at B y-KVZMi 5-16; uottdered at
l-KIiii: imuiulntcd ut 5)1 : cubes at
(ifa'Al 1-reuch Islands ut "; munllla at
r.l(C7 . molasses etik'iir dull at 45(i: muscavuilo
ut 4-h! extra niunllla utii. molasses steady.
icw urieutH at 44t.)j. uice tirm.
I'ETitot.r.iiM - united nt (Kit.
l'ltOVISIONS-TAM-ow - steady lit 4H
ouk tlrra. Mess p. t. SKi 15 new. IIeep dull
I.AUti lower and dull. Wistern steam on
spot quoted nt 7 ."5ffi,T ; rellned quoted nt
vu: comment tiuoieu ut snutcts iu s.A. uotteii
weuk. Shite ut V1UW. Western n-w at 1IK1
iu. cilEESK-nrm. suite nt lmuiVA : BKlm
ut fiCJBH; Western at 1KU13M. Kreignts dull
ostein steuai l.
Chlcniin I'rodnco Market.
CniCAOO, March 23.
pLOim-diill Winter patents ut 4 3.5
m iorinern w titer nt JTji&iis: .Mien
!i?im at 3 OlkEM 00: choice to fancy Minnesota
patents at 4 JiVSt 50 ; wheal p itents ut 4 00
; i : .Minnesota tiiiKcrs' in sucks nt, it(HK,i:i"i
Wiieat-sIow. No. ii sprliur ut 7.V)f,ift7s; : No,
redsnomln.il. Coast stronger. No.
3IK-Q37M. "AT
-No. 2 ut MJ.
ats slow. No. - ut SIH. Kv
JIAHl.br No. S ut ,04.
Jtostou l'rnduco Market.
Huston,: March -!, 1M'
llt'TTnit Western extra fresh matlocream
cry. nominal. 31st.C'c: do extra firsts, avfr.
do Ursts -Idt-le ; do irood tn choice held orciun-
ery 17aie ; tlo fair lots llVI'ic ; do flesh Im
itation creamery choice 3'&!t:do factory.
oite. fresh 2 foSle: tlu lulr to mind lSrtiOc:
New York heldc.eumery, best lo's, nominal
rjfiiio : tulr to kooiI lots Wtrc'le: Eastern1
creamery, choice lots, iVftSe ; Verm nt dairy
extra llrsts, 207421c; do llrsts l.Vcl7e: do sec
onds 125414c; do lonif dairies, ineludinif tall
cutis, choice I.VTJIH; do lair to (ruod l.Vfil7c.
i.ow grades oi nutter us to quality. Jotiuiin?
prices one or two cents higher.
CIIKUSK Northern, choice to extra. 13
14Hc;saire laHlfflUktc; lowergradesustoquul
Ity : jobbing prices He higher.
CtitJS Knstern extra, Ki!e; choice fresh
f out hot n, U&l."Kc; western 15!i,15Kc: job
bing prices le higher.
POUbrilY AND (J AMU Turkeys, western
fiozen, choice, 13T413Wc ; lair to good western
lrozen lk&I2c; chickens, Northern choice,
nominal ; western frozen chickens, choice
13o ; western frozen chickens and fowls
mixed Kt&lgc; northern fresh killed lowls,
naminal : western lrozen towls HVlSc; com
mon Kfcett KVfiH2c : common ducks 10!iil2o ;
grouse 8.7WIPU V pair fur heavy dark with pin
tnllitl ut ;ufi,75u: western quail $3 2.VT;;3 50
doz, ; venison Minnesota sutltllcs, 10c; com
mon to good saddles ftSJo.. whole deer lie.
IIHANS Choice small New York hand-picked
pea, SI 70(f(?l 7i V bush : cluilcu Now York
largo hand-picked pea SI &.VftSl t.U : small Ver
mont hand-picked pen. 1 M) ( 1S.'; choice
screened pea 130 (it, 1 CO; hand picked medium,
1 505"fil 00 ; choice yellow ej es 1 45 ft. I 55 , can
ned nois SlXftWo for rousting ami Wo Wl 00,
for choice: green peas 1 lWil 2." tl hush tor
choice western, 'JJcti.i,l 05 for Northern. Job
bing price 10c higher.
JIKKK Me, untl extra ut $S SOiTMO (0; plate
nnd extra fiimiiv beef SI I 50'ct, S12 00 V hhl.
I'OTATOKH- lloso .Willie. liebrons 65&H3,
Ilurbiink" 5'K?m5, Prolines SO&Yic i hush.
A 1'1'I.KS - Itiiidwin No. I I.7.V&2 75 ; green.
IngN'o. 1 gliUWI.UO; Tubman Sweet 2 unCtS.MI;
Northern Spy 2 SO'1 50 ; russet-) 2 504JUI0J;
Kwiporutcd Dried Apples KiWc.
I'UUK Prunes Jit! 7.VS17 25; extra prime
til 25 ffl 14 75; mess 17 25 ; clear anil backs
!7.-.f.A IQ'1 w ttl.l r.i.,1 ul. rt nt.'. i 1h
Hums, l.tiitSMjclaccortliiig to size untl curo...?J I
Wfttertnwu Union Live Stock Markets.
Watkutown, Murch 22.
Cuttlo Market Tho market Is quoted Im
proved. Market llcef extra. H .lOtiiii 75; llrst quality,
6 OO&ii 25 : second quality, 500J45 50; third
quality, $4 00(144 50.
Cuttle Itecelpts or 034 head.
Cattle Store Cuttle Working oxen, per
pair, SlOaSS.1). F.iriow cows S15&32. l iincy
cows $50&s0. Milch cows and cuhes, J254S.
Veurlings S850t45.8. Two-years-old, S14ii,2S.
Three, 824t&40.
S'wne- Itcceipts of 11,471
sw-ne Northern dressed hogs, 7(7Kc 'ii th.
Weitein tat. IHcii&li'n V .
Shicp untl lambs Iteeeipts of Is7',i
She -1111110 UimliB III lots at 2fi0jt.lf0, extra
,it t 50 15 50.
Veal Calves at SKOMi.
Vermont Produce Market.
St. Aliians, March
Receipts of butter wore light nnd the mar
ket a little off hi price, about two ceuts lower
ull uround. Wo quoio gceral price 20 to 23
cents, with a few choico dairies at a slightly
higher llguro. Egs 15 cents for snipping;
but only a few offered for tnut purpose, us
local dealers paid two or three cents more for
Kit iintiMi, March 22.
Iteeeipts of butter light, general price of
new butter 22 to 2J cents per pound; selec
tions, 24 to 25 ; cgs, 15 cents per dozen ; pota
toes, 35 to 38 cents per bushel.
Vehoennks, March 1!).
Hutter qulctat 18 to 20 cents per pound ; now
butter, 20 to 25 cents per pound ; eggs, 15
cents per dozen; chickens, 10 to 14 cents per
pound;; lienus, SI to 1.25 per bushel ; potatoes,
40 to 59 cents per buehel ; tieef, 5)4 to
0 cents iter pound ; pork, tiH to 7 cents per
pound ; veal, 4H to 5 cents per pou ml ; liny, S8
to $i per ton.
The I,ocl Market.
Buisungtok, March 22, 18S7.
Eggs continue firm, no chango in retail
price. Butter and cheese are unchanged.
Meats and llsli the same are quoted last
week. To-day's quotations are as follows :
PAiitr ritouucTS.
Butter is25to 30 cents a pound. Cheese is
10 and IS cts a pound. Sage cheeso IS to
20 cts. a pound, Kggs, 20 cts. a dozen.
Fancy cheeses are as follows: Pineapple
cheeses 05 ceuts to f 1.00 each according to
size; Itoquefort cheese 40 cents a pound ;
Knglish dairy 25 cents ; Edavu 11.00 each;
Neufchatel 5 cents a package; Guada
cheese, 40 cents a pound. Cheddar
cheese, 1 a piece. Milk 7 cents a
quart. Pure Jersey cream 30 cents a
Kadishes, S to 10 cents, Uochestei
celery 8 ceuts a head, 80 cents a dozen.
Homo grown spinach 70 cents a peck.
Homo grown lettuce tl to 8 cents a head.
Tangerines are () cents a dozen.
Grape fruit $1 a dozen. Catawba grimes,
15 cents a pound. .Malaga (and Cal
ifornia grapes, 20 to 25 cents a pouud.
New apples 25 to 30 ceuts a peck.
Potatoes, 13 cents a peck, 50 cents a
bushel. Fresh cranberries, 12 cents a
quart. Bananas aro 40 to 60 cents
a dozen. Messina and Valencia or
anges aro 20 to 00 cents per doz
en. Florida eranges 40 to SO cents a doz
en. Naval orang- s, 7d cents to H per doz
en. Figs are 20 to 30 cents a pound
Messina lemons uro 30 to 40 cents a tloz
en. Best quality dates 12 cents a
pound. French prunes nro 10 to20 cents a
pound. Uerman prunes 20 cents a dozen
Jrietl nnnles 8 to 10 cents a bound
Kvaporated apples, 15 to 20 cts a ooutici
Onions, 30 cents a peck. Span
ish onions u coins u pound. Cab
bages, C cents a pound; pickles 50 to ov
cts. a gallon, plain or mixed. New beet.)
and turnips lb cts a peck, ikj cts a bushel
Parsley 5 cents a bunch. Celery
10 cents a head. Hubbard squash
cts a pound. Sweet potatoes li cents
a pound. Cider apple sauce 50 cents In E
pound palls, wplced blackberries 00 conu
in 5 pound pails. Parsnips 5 cents a pound
Vegetable oysters 15 cents a bunch.
KLOUIi, suoaii, inc,
' St. Louis Hour $5.50 to i0,25 a barre.
Michgan, 15 00 to 5 50. Spring patents
and Minnesota patents, f0 25 to 0 50 a
barrel. Buckwheat is 3 cents a pound.
(iranulated sugar Is 7 cents a pound
15 pounds for fl. Light brown, h
to Oltf cents. New maple sugar is
10 to 12 cents a pound and mnnle
syrup is $1 a gallon iu cans, 80 cents
in bulk. New white clover1" honey l
15 cents a pound. Nuts, all kinds ilj
sorted, 20 cents a pound. Pop com 5 cents
a pounu ; mince meat ia cents a pound
iiorse raiusn. iu and :iu cents a bottle
New cider jelly in five pound buckets 50
cents. Apple Jelly 50 cents for 5-pound
palls. Kaspberry jam 00 cents for 5
pound pails. Grape truit 50 to 00 cents u
Spring lamb. 120 cents for hlntldttar
ters, 12 to 15 cents for forcqunrters. Mut
ton Is quoted nt IS to 20 cents for
hindquarters arid 10 to 12i cents lor tore
quarters. Beef, best cuts Western, for
orter house is quoted at 20 cents, sir
oin, 20 cents; round, 12 W to H cents
Vermont beef quoted at 10 to 20 cents
Veal is 20 cents a pound for steaks,
15 to 18 for roasts, and 0 to 12 1-2 cents
for other pieces. Hams, sugar cured
14 to 10 cents per pound, breakfast bacor
15 to IS cents, boneless ham, 15 to 2o
cents a pound, California hams, 10 to 12; t
cts. a pound, smoked shoulders, 12)'j cts. ,
tripe 10 to VlYi cents, pickled pigs' feet 12Vs
cents. Pickletl lambs tongues 15 cts. per
pound. Corn beef ti to 12 cents.
Pork, roast, 15 to 10 cents a pound ; steak
15 to 10 cents. Salt pork 12) to 14 cents a
pound. In poultry, sprimr chickens are
quoted at 20 cts. a pound ; fowls, dress
ed, are lb to20cts. a pound, and turkeys 1
to 22 cents ; geese, 15 to IS cents a pound
ducks, 10 to 18 cents a pound,
Fresh herrings 23 cents. White fish
bass and pike 12J to 15 cents a
pound. Smelt, 15 cts. a dozen. Fresh her
rings, 30 cts. a dozen. Blue llsh.is cts. Sal
mon trout 15 cts. a pound. Fresh mackere'
! bring 10 to20cts apiece ; cod. 10 to 15 cts
a pound ; haddock, s to 10 cents a pound.
Salt salmon 12cts. a pound. Salt Salmon
trout 12); cents. Salt mackerel 12.. 2 to is
cents. Codllsh ti to 10 cents. Sisco
'i cents. Herrings 5 cents a pound
Ham sausage 25 cents a pound, blood
sausage 15 cts. a pound, Boston sausage lc
cents, German bologna sausage 15 cts. Al
bany sausage 15 cents, bead cheese 15.
Lobsters 15 cents a pound. Oysters, stand
ards 35 cts, ediums 40 cts, selects, 51
cents. Princess Bay extra select 50 cents
a quart, Blue Points 40 cents a quart
Iliirllnxtnu Wholesale Irnduco Market.
BUULl.vuTO.v, March 2.:.
The butter market is practically un
changed trom last week. New cheese has
appearetlin the market and prices are the
same. Eirgsnre nitre plenty and lower.
Veal is very scarce anil the other meats
are practically unchanged. Quotations
are as follows:
l'aovisio.Ns Hutter. !s r?.2" cents for fnh
made : cheese. Illlc: potatoes. 30B4O cents :
eggs, hi cents; bciius, $1.2."i,&Sl.."). V bu-di, 1.,
honey. 10141 1 cents.
Hay, loo-e, Htfi$12: baled, SlftiJI5.
(JiiAiN Outs 35 ?4 37 cents V bu-ti. ; peas,
70c at, 00; rye, 50 (B .Vic: biickwhc.it. 4i) . 40..
corn, Western b'V'i 55 e : Northern 50 ' lino.
t'Ki:i-Mlildlings, f22.00 S23.UU V '-'u;
shorts, J2I.00 S 00 : br.in, $21.00 ti, ril.tXi ,
corn meal, 22.00 S23.no.
II 1UKS Heel Hi 5 ik; i II) ; veal, 7c ', SI 00
doHcons, 25 f'!)50o.
Meats Hoot, Vermont dressed 5 (TCtie ) 2, ;
V.'e-torn (ttiyie V D ! Veal. 7TV-ie ; pork, mossed
I'ut'hv : mutton, 7 S4.sc y U- dressed : lamb 7
tic urvsid; turkeys niic lOc'ti.lt'Vj.i ; ilu-s,ed
15c J thicks 12c dres-etl ; lo Is. 7 vj s u .v-,
chickens So ullve. 13d. 15c dressed.
Su vrrtrcK. - In thi city. M.i.'c
oh is
lvtei bhutiiick, aged 08 cr.
Maiia.n.- In this city, March 17, lss"
I... wile ot V. U. Mahau, aged 37 jours.
Pope. In Ilclviilcrc, March 1. 18s7. Marga
ret Winogcne. daughter of I.. W. and Clara
M. Pope, aged 0 yours.
Wist!.-In this city, March 22, Albert II.,
only sou of II, H. aud .Juliette Wing, uged 21
Meri.len, Conn., and IlurTalo, X. Y., papers
please copy.
I.i.ncoi-v, At Charlotte. March 21, 1817,
consumption, Levi Lincoln, aged 75 years.
For Uvfr, rule, Indigf'i.tion, etc. Kree from Mer
cury i cmltntns only Pure VepetaMu JliL-reillcnU.
Agent; (J. N. CU1TTKNTO.N, New York.
Chittenden County Fair,
There seems to bo a generul leeling itmor.ir
the farmers of Chittenden county to havt
tho Chittenden County tulr reorganized and
put in running order Therefore ull ieion
ho lavor reorganizing said lulr are request
ed to meet at tho Junction House nt lse.
Junction, ( n Suturdiij, tho2ntlduv of April,
1SS7. nt 10 o'clock a. ra., to take notion In tho
mutter. Ily request of
Tosr.i.i, -Fruit
Trees, Ornamentals, &c.
Terms and Outfit Free.
,lllress- F. W. CHASE t$ Co., Augusta, Me.
The Bellows "Falls Evaporates
selvi '
lor t.i ..in appti
inrev .nor dim; S 1
SOKt. SB I .'1 nnd
'iii:ic. i
never been i (i i ' r
1UI1P1TV OI- l O'OKl-
us, Ei'iisom " r.t.
on urAUTvorruiuii'' r
unMv TimtTSANliS In use. Send for Illus
trated circular with testimonials to
Jt. Farm Machine Co,, Bellows Fails, v
Assignee's Sale.
Ily virtue of an order of tho Court of In
solvency lor tho district of Chittenden, I will
sell at public auction, to tho highest bidder,
at tho retlilenee ot iAliuin W. Irish, insolvent,
hi West ford, Vt.,nt 10 o'clock in the forenoon,
Monday. AprlH, 187. tho following personal
property, viz.: Twenty-three cows, 1 two-sears-old
Meor.M yearlings, iO sheep, about
ADtonsot hay, about 20 tons of straw, trout
200 to :W0 bush, oats, 10 to 51) bush, potatoes,
a quantity of beans nnd buckwheat, etc., etc.
And on tho5th day of April, ltW7, at lllo'eloek
In tho lorenoon.oii the premises belonging to
tho estate nf said I.ynmn W. Irish. Insolvent
known as tho Chutes l'laoe, in W estford, tho
following personal property, viz.: 11 cows,
about 10 tons of hay, sup pan, about 120 sap
tubs, etc., cto. ..., . ,
THO?. W. TIIOHP, Assignee.
THO1' HKV.VKS, Aucti"neer. .,2w

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