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I VOL. LXyi, NEW SERIES VOL. XXXV III. BURLINGTON. VT., THURSDAY, MARCH 17. 185)2. NUMBER 38 SENATOR lUOlUULL ILL takes a cold and threatened with pneumonia. One I.unc Conce. sted nnd rhyslolnn Con tend That l'ncnninnln Mint Innvltnbly I'ollow llin Patient's Unusual Vigor the Only Uupntul rcivture. WAsniKOTON. March 11. Senator Mor rill has boeu buffering from o slight cold for a week. Notwithstanding tills fact ho lint been regularly in attendance upon the ses sions of tbo Sennto oven coining to ths capi tal during tho blizitird which swept over tbo city last Thursday. It is believed by bis friends that the exposure resulted in tlia change of cold into acuta congestion of tbo lungs. This change occurred yesterday mornlug nud was accompanied by bleeding from the lungs. The physician who bad been called In realized at onco tho extreme gravity of the case when it rotated to a man so far nd vauced in years as Senator Morrill. Ttio diseaso took a rnpid courso and this morning it was nnnarent to tho family that thoro wus scarcely any ground to liojio for tho re covery of the patient". Ttie patient himself did not realize bis condition and although the richt luue was couiplotoly congested and the physicians predicted that oven if bo fougbt oil tho congestion, pneu monia would euroly follow, tlie senator sought to dictate his usual morning batch of correspondence nnd even wished to go to tho capltol In order to deliver a speech on flm U'nst. Virginia direct tax bill. It was with dllliculty that bis wife and son Induced him to remaiu in bed. The signs of vigor havo served to beep nlive a fnlnt hopo of tbo ultlmato recovery of the patient in the broasl3 of some Inti mate friends; but in viow of tlio fact that tho senator is now In his 82d year, there is ittle tangiblo ground for encouragement. ir e - . ,TT. ' rasalnc 1 Iirough the Various Ktnc-s of Pneumonia Crisis Not I.xpcctml llefolo nturduv or Suiulay. AsiiixOTOX, .March lb. lhera is no material chaugo in the condition of Senator lucrrill. He is passing through the various stages incident to pnoumonia. Ills puyM cians do not expect tho crisis In bis cae to be reachod before Saturday or Sunday The senator's courage keeps up and his btrength holds out well. llluino and Sprlnsur. Washington. March 1(1. Secrotnry Blaine and liepreBentutlvo Springer have passed a comfortable day nud are improving slowly. RETALIATION. Colombia, Vt'nrz uln mid Ilnytl are tit I'resiilent'H LM, AVasiiikgtox, Marcn 15. In accordance with the provisions of tectiou 15 of the tariff act of lS'JO, knowu as tho reciprocity pec- tion, on January 7, last, Secretary Maine addressed notes lo tho representatives in this city of Austria-Hungary, Colombia, Ilnytl, Honduras, Nicaragua, Spalu for the 1 hlllippiue Islands and onezulun, in form lug thoni that unless some understandiu wus reached as to a commeicial urrungo ment boforo March 10, the presidout nould be compelled to iscue his proclamation ill) P'.sing the duties lixed in that section on su'nr, molasses, cotfoc und hides, the pro duct of the countries nnrncd. i tV commercial nrraugeniont with Nicara- gua has already been published. it understood that a similar nrrangement has been agreed upon with Hondurua nud mil Lu auniiunced within a few days; also, that Austria-Hungary has inado a dolinite prop itlon, as likewise Spain, rospoctlug the I'hillipimie islnnds, which give promise of e"rly and satisfactory njiisiment. This leaves omy C'o.oinbia, Ilnytl and Venezuln subject ti nclion under tho tnrill' law, null as to these countries the president to-day issued his proclamation declaring the du'ies set forth iu section d in forco as to sugar, molasc, coffeo and bides, tho pro duet ot or imported from them, l-eparuto proclamation ot tbebauio purport are Issued to each country. THE MONTREAL CONSPIRACY CASE. Deputy Twohey lluiioi ulily Dl.eliitru'eil. MON'TIIEAL, March lb. The chargo of conspiracy recoutly brought against United States Deputy Collector 1.. Jl, Tnubuy col lapsed before the grand jury to-day, aud he was bouorubly Uischurged. New ItUliup uf Oj;lmMlHir. Tho Ilev. Dr. Henry Gabriel of Glens Fall, N. Y., has received tho papal bull appointing him Catholic bishop of Ogdeus buig. The titleof bishop, with all tho pow rs of tliat otllce except that of continuing am! ordaining, Is conferred upon Dr, Gabne without waiting for consecration. It thought that consecration cerumouhs will take place during the first eek of May Albany, nud that tho ceremony will be per foiinul by Archbishop Corrlgan, Dr, Ga brie! will remain at tbu head of Ut. JosopU', bctuinury until uls conseciatlou. A aiiiji o Sugur Hilling. The commissioner of liiterni.1 revenue rules that packages containing less than 10 pounds ol riiurio sugar may in Htigneu lor hr.M.,lv nhtn lint liwiliantitln nf 111 tininulu or more in a box, barrel or otuer onvelnpo ...ll.l . I. .,... (tiiirlrrnl u...l l..rt BUSCejl' 1UIO Ul UIU, iwhi.vi. r.l.'i ICI I UJO BU as to euauie iu nullum Lu dauiuiuo tue toutauts of the cnoloied packages, i I- -It-,) 1 .HLOZl 'iT- 1 ' SENATOR MORR.LL ETHANS in troy. llurllngton 1'lreineii Koyntly Entertained by the Trojan Hooks. Tnor. March 15. A delegation of Ethans enmo down on the llyor from Hurllngton to day. The pnrty Included Capt. W. H. .ane, jr., Secretary O. L. Johnson, G. 15. Ashley, O. L. LaFoimtnlu, M. W . Sulllvnu, A. Kelley, E. II. Hurges- frauu brown uud W. I, Oates of the company, with 11. Smith and A. J. Taylor. C. U. Burritt met the party on their arrival bore. The partv wui met at tu stution litre by a delegation of Trojan Hooks and escort ed to the liotel. After an inspection of ths company's quarters, supper was served and b o'clock found tho 1 thane at liana's Upera bouse, which was filled on tho occasion of the fourth porformnnce uy ine irojnn nooks mlnistrels. Tho entertudiment was a great success and of Itself n vary meritorious affair of the kind. At tho conclusion of tho performance 00 Trojans escorted tho Lilians to S nsabaugh's rostuurnnt, where u pleasant uunquet was held. Occupying tho places of honor were Capt. Wales of tho Trojan Hooks, ex-Cpt. Ingram, ex-cnitaiu, and now second as- istant, Salisbury, Chief isyron nnu uierK Peoples of the Troy llro department. Judge Grltllih nnd Larry Clark of the Now York Firemen's Herald. A portion of Dorlng's baud played at intervals during tbo ban quet. W hen cigars bad been lighted Capt. In gram suirted tho speech-making by a com plimentary relerenco to the Lthans. Ho was followed by Capt. Lane ot tho I'-thans, Larry Clark of Now York, Secretary John- sou or the Jithans, Uen: reopies or tne Troy firo board, 0. L. Lal'ountain of tho Ethnns, Judge Clnllithi, ex-Chief Noble, Ooorgo C. Churchill, W, H. Gunuison ot Troy and Cupt. Wales of the irojan hooks of Troy. Tho Trojans all referrod in very compli mentary terms to too handsome way In which thoy had been treated at llurliugton. The exercises closed at 1 o'clock with tho suiziug of Auld Lang Syuo. During the evening a telegram of good wishes was receivtd from ex-Treasurer George II. Lane, now of Minneapolis. THE WEEK AT WASHINGTON. Vlliiit Snntors antl Itepi i'itnl al i vet flnv Done In IIih iv of 1'ulille UiMliiH-i. The Senate on T untday passed the agri cultural detli'ieney bill and liU ill tor mens cs. The In 1 providing for tho erection of public buildings for postnlUcus in towns and cltie. nhere the postolllco receipts for three years preceding havo exco'ded (iiUOIl an nually uu.itiai discussdl, but nt adjourn ment for the day no action hud been taken. Tlio House dicu"ed tho freo wool bill in particular and Heo Irale in general. In ihe Semite I ridnv Mr. fcitenart Intro duced a propo- d oustitutiouul amendment that (after Jblli) no person who bus held the olhce of president ol.all be eligible to that olllce within four years after the expiration of his term of olllce. Tho postollice burni ng bill wui oon,ujreu fir a time but with out fiction on it the urgent dcticiency bill Ana takin up and passed, after which the SenutH adjourned till Monday. Iheiiou'e consiilored tho frto uuol bill nud an utteuiit lo hold an evening session failed for want of n quorum. The Senate on Monday cousiileroi the nd- vNiUlily of Inviting de-condeuts of Coluni lills to visit the nor.d's la.i anil passed the pes olllce budding bill. The House passed a number of Dis net ol Columbia bills nud con idered the in my ni prniu latum bid, Tho time of the House Tuesday hiis con sumed in consideration of the I rue wool bl I, !"poeches being made by Me-nrs Coombs of New York, Walker of Jlassiichuso' ts, Dock- cry of .Missouri, Hack well of New ork, vcott of Illinois and Ch puian ol Michigan. Ihe Senate luesday passed the military academy appropriation bill. In the Senate on Wednesday Mr. l'elligrew troui the qu'idro-centeniiinl committee reported an aineiiainen t to the sundry civil appropriation bill, an pro rittting IjlUU.lJOU lor exeiises inclined und lo bo incurred iu connection with the world's Columbian exhibition. Helen ed to ccmmiltee on appropriation. II r. Hide from the committee on uavul ufTuirs, reported u bill for tho construction by contrucl) of three battle ships ol troiu TOUO to lO.PUO tons displacement, two ar mored coust doienco vessel-, tlve gunboats of b'UO to lUU disp.acenient ami eight lirst c.ass torpedo boats. Tni eo mil.iou dolluis is apprcpiiutud lor their construction and lJl,ObU,UUU for their armament and jsoOll, U00 may bo expended in torpedo experi ment. Kuferied to tuo commitlea on ap propriations. .Mr. Teller introduced (by rtquest) a bill with the following compruheu ve titlu: 'Creating a fund for the pnymeui ot pen sions and lor selling our army of idle labor ers at nolle on extensile public impiove meuts for the removul of the strongest in ccntiye to crime among the poor, and to vice among the rich; lor protecting American from the influx of undue alleu competition; nnd for other purposes. (The fund contemp nted in tho bill is to be fur nished by a gr aduated tax on mconv) uud real U'-tute.) At 1 o'clock tho Senate (on motion of Mr. lloai) went into executive session and at 1 p. m, adjourned. fi The House resumed consideration of the Irca nool bill, speeches being miule by Messrs. Sayos of Tex a", Driun of NeLraska aud Halnea of New York. V iixiiltiKton Nole4, W'Af.lliNTON, March 1C. Lnter Informa llou on tho subject of Minister Porter's ro turned to Home, show that the order for Ids return and assumption of bis diplomatic duties had been deeded upou aud will prob ably bo issued soon, Dr. Mott Smith, the nowly nccroilited minister from liawul), was formally pro. senled to tho president to-duy by Acting Secretary Wharton. The Senate to day confirmed the nomina tion of Jii'lson C. Clements of Georgia to be an Inter- -tato commercj commissioner, vice Hrngg, decerned, lletueen UO and U5 members of tbo House are ou the sick list, although none ure seri ously ill. Over -10 members were to day "paired" and ubsent tiom tho House. This is an unusual number. Honor Quesuda, the Argentine minister, will soon leave the United Stutes for his nativo country, ho having been recalled by reason of a change Iu tbo cabinet ot the re public. erinout rontina I el . Wahhixuion, March 10. Fourth-clas postmasters were appointed to-day as fol lows! J. It. McCuiu, llulvidero, 0. Clisbeo Ur.an Jilver. TRACK OF THE "HIPPER." WHITECHAPEL FIEND BbLIEVED TO HAVE BEEN ARRESTED. Tim Hoilles of a Wimmn nnd Four Chll ilrrti Discovered Undnr n Ilnilnr lie Formnrly icoupld In Llvarpool Kninrn to lluv VUltcd London Ht tliM 'llmo of tbo Alystorlous 3Xurtlers. Livnnroot., March 10. The police ot this town huvo bsen pursuing an Inquiry Into the disnppearanco of a woman and her children who formerly llvod at ltain Hill, a 1 urt of Liverpool, The inquiry hiis star toil iu connection with the arrest nt .Melbourne, Australia, of a man named Williams, who is charged with murdering a woman there, Tho police to-day went to the bouso form erly occupied by them. Thoy lifted a hearthstone and then broke out the cement upon which tho stone rested. Thay tbeu dug away the earth bolow and after half au hour's digging thoy found the body of the missing woman. Immediately below it was found the bodies of two children. The murderer hfxiljmmlo a plentiful use of chloride of lime to destroy the bodies of his victims and his object had been in a meas ure attained, for tho bodies bad been partly consumed by the lime. It bos transpired that the bouse in which tho bodies wore found was once occupied by Williams. The police continued digging and the bodies of two other children were found un der the houe. Tile lirst of tho children's bodies was that of a girl of 12 years, who hud been strangled, the second was that of n girl of seven, tho third thut of u boy ot five and the fourth that of a baby about a year old. The throuts of tbo last threj vic tims had boeu cut. It Is believed thut Wil liams is none other thau the world-known "Jack the Hipper." Williams, whilo a resident of Liverpool, made frequent visits to London. The police have trace 1 his movements between tho two places, und it has been fount that bis vi-its corresponded with tho tunes thut the unfor tunate union lu W'bilecliapol district were found with their thrnaU cut and their bodies mutilated in the shocking m'tnner tlmt characterized tho crimes of the ' 11, p. pur." Tho description ot the man, who was seen in the company of several of the unfortun ate women, whose bodies were subsequent ly found y iv Iu pools ot blood in tho, streets of H nitechapel, tallies oxactly with the appearance ot Williams n.i given by p-oplo in L verpuol, who wero well ac quamted with hia. EX-SECRETAi-Y EAVARD ALARMED At llio 1'resont Atiltuilo nt Cnnzrcs Ke- giirilini; I'riiu Cniiiii0. Wli.Mi::uTO.v, March 15. lix-Secretnry Thomas F, bayum discued the dangers itten.liog an imlinnl'nl comso nt lungtli yeslor.iay, unci among other tuingssnidt have watched with increasing appreiiouslou the Icgie.utnu of Coughs in iclation to tin coinage of sliver. If ihe otes mean what they say on their printed face, then, 1 say tho hour lias struck for tho democratic masse to arouse themselves and examine tiiu,r Individual conc ence-i. "Let any iiiim ask huu edf why tho entire luiuasso; ine cni'itiy l.is tieuu curneil on for ill" but 1, ye.irs wit.i siien smoothness and Incttity aiuc in tho stnaiU.t us in too glen. ist trim-aclnni, from tne dollar hat Is paid lor the toil of a duv to the millions lepresentid iu loans of great Stales or in coiporut'd compiiiues, mi h no discounts of calculations arising from Uio inou.'y em p.oycd." "It has 1 eim because tho central pivot upon uulcl) the en; lie basin '-is of Uu conn trv bus revolved has been tne p.vot ol mil ci. 1 1 heid iu the troa-ury, placed there to miet and I e ready to nay wnen due und on demand eory obligation ot the govern ineut. "The gold has imparted its own stability ol value lo the sliver coin, to nlilch us at tacl ed the qiin'iiy and legui right of con eri b ly into goal. Hut if the shver com hail not been foriill'd by this co.iver lln.ity nt ills will ol ttie holder mio gold, then e wend havo wituea e I the di-uMruUs. ell'trts of Itisl.ibihty m measure, of suiue, un I tho 11 n li -. . nt luns of btisiuis. J Lave retciied lo would huso been He. I in, h .mpossible. " OUR HAVERSACK. Senntor Proctor lias offered Department Commander Henry and his stair tlio uae of his private rcsidcuce lu Washington dm lug tne eucumpmeut. The Sous of Veterans of Bellows Falls have organized a liteiary society which will study points of interest about ttie Into war uud review the history of that porlod. Tho appointment of Mr. C. T. S. Plorco ot Vergennes us aldo de-camp on the stair ol the commaiider-iu chief of the Grand Army of tho Republic, will meet tie hearty up proval ol me Liruuil Army men of Vermout Comrade Plorco eulisted ou the lilt I of April, lblil, for three years iu the second Connecticut infantry, returning homo with a wound received in battle, lu the follow, lag November ba enbslod in Capt. John Hammond's company ot the fifth New York cnvu.ry lor three years nnd iu February, lbUl re eulisted iu tho same company ami regiment for three years more, or during the war, Ho was wounded live times, and uuce w ith a subro In u hand to baud con llict. He was never absent from his regi ment except when unable to do duty by loasoii of wounds. He was muttered out Aug. lb05, ns sergeant. Tua Filth New York and tho First Vermont cavalry were iu tho same brigade, and the soldiers of the former regiment were boon companions with those of the latter. Tuny participated in over 75 battles and skirmishes, and uoie together In some of tha greutest cavalry lights of tho war. Since tho war Mr, Plorce has made Ills residence in Vcrgonnes. He was a charter member ot tho F.thnn Allen post No, II, G, A. H., and has held soma olllce In it Biucci its orgunizullon, huving been elected commander iu lbb7 uud again in lb'JJ. He was uide-do cump aud assist ant inspector on tho department stall G, A, H. ot Vermont in 183'J. and elected a dele gate to the uatioual eucampuicut at Detroit iu lb'Jl. A letter received yesterday from Major Gen, Hoboflold, coiiimnnding United Stuus army, states that bis Injuries sustained .some duy ago were very might, although be hud a narrow escape Irom something berious. He is now qultu well again, (Jen. Scholleld bus many friends In Vermont who will be glad lo bear of tb fortunate termination of what was at lirst thought to bo mora serious. THE LABORATORY AT MONTPELIER. The Tostlng Already lleirun Description of the ppni iUlu. Montpemek, March 15. Tho govern ment laboratory for Now England for maple sugar testing has been established In the government building at Moutpeller nnd the first analyses wore made there yesterday, two of the samples being tested by Deputy Collector and Weigher L. J. Smith ot bur- Ungton. Hut few samples buve arrived at the laboratory as iet uud they are muinly from New Hampshire. All samples thus fur testod havo contained more than the re quisite 81) por co nt of pure sugur aud Ihe lots they represent urn consequently entitled to a bounty of a cent aud three-quarters per pound. Tho sugars mado by licensee) in tho row England are weighed at the main shipping points by deputy colleotors acting as woigli ers, sampled r.. the samples, about lour ouncos in weigit, enclosed in shallow tiu boxes, appro&iately lubelod with tho necessary data, ) forwarded by nnil to Muutpollor. Til-ore aro inoro thau JillO li censes In the district and as several samples will piobably be taken troiu eu Ii the num bers will ot necessity mount up mr into the thousands and keep u considcvibie corps of cuemlsts busy, Ihe legular olllee loicu will include Col, M. A. Huynesaud Jlr, Fletcher, roveuus agents, together with necessary clerical nsdstauce. T'ue laboratory willbi in charge of Prof. J, L. Hnls, ciiemlst of tho experiment station of liurlingtoii, with Dr. J. K. Cushlng of Tuiut, Me., Mr. Morrill Martin of Williaiustuwn Vt., and Mr. Arthur 11. Wheeler, U. V. U. 'Hi, of Fninux, Vt., as ussi taut cm mists. Prof. Hills will divido his tune between the Mout peller laboratory and thut uf the expen meutsta'ljn. The oflices and storeroom are 1 icala I ou the second floor of the govern lent bunding aud are equipped witu tlio n csinry deaiis, books, rcui'ids, e.o. The luooraiories ure in the upp.T story und cum- prise a room for w ighiug, dissoUIng ami purifying the sugar, a po.ai'iscope room and u room for gluss cleuuing. 'i ne uppaiuius was prucuied uud th's luooratoiy ui ranged by Dr. C. A. Crainpion ol W"uu- lugtou, D. (.'., chtiiuist of tuo intern: 1 reve nue, nnd lucluiL's bt-tlo tho'usuii giu-saro llit imporlo.i Heel, r Urns, b.iluuees and as many staudurd p Piriscopes. Tuo iutt-r are placed in a i-pe i il dnrn room uu l have tiny electric lih.s to liltiiu no tlie fca.e ot the in-truuients. M;s. ol the apparatus bus already douo duty at tlie gov el'innenl lubu lutory for sugar testiug ut New (Jrleaus, La. Collector French of this Internal lovenuo district aud Deputy L , I. actors Fuibjs uud Mclnlyio will make inqtmut visits to Mont pe.ier during the .ust.na. iemou. If wuinnr weather sets iu with u lt,o next lew days, the work uiil bo iu lull swing by the niidJb of uext week. IN QHfd'D CA LIGHT. .V Citlrcn of M'nitjiti.li i Unlloved of u ir.o. i i n,!, Mo.VTPCMUK, Mirch 15 A c.- of high way robbery iu the streets of .Moutneaer in Lroud day light, oci unvd Ijh uftera ioii. Jured lirudmll utte.upte 1 to o.riow uiou y f ri m Freil , e euuut, un i b-.ug utiisul li.rust liu band Into ib-rci. mi's pocket and got ho il of u roll oi bit,, l.i tne soulib M r imut was tbroi.u do.i r.ud badly cut (n tuo hea l, P iu rs loi t a ui ieitof brud niii aru lu the Hands of tiu oih.'j.-s. A CObTLY 5!.'.A3rt-'JP. l'uo I reluhl 'Ii iIi.k ( ollnlii alt .tllllon ."Mile 10 Cits nml Ciiyiu.- Dttlod One of ihe worst wrteln for destruction Of 1 1 rq "i ly w UUoiit loss i f die thaL wus ever known on tu-i C ntral 1 1 moiit lull I ou 1 cccui i ed ut Ml ion "h i,ow" eull) yestird'iy morning. It mis beiween two tielht tiains going ioutb, ami loi tuuately none il lie Iran. men wero leured. bx ra height No. 5 oroKi itpiiil, in., I a second ex Uu which whs follow ing coiimeil w 111 tuo detached cuts, wLich had in in ly stojeed on the giude, tL engine s'nusiir.j tbn ugti sev i'Iiii of Ihe litis. Tlie wreel.iio cauui Hi u ml ten e-ii's wero burned unit tin lucwiiu lie badly ilaiiiaeil 'n.lore lliv II imes wero cxtliiguisueil. It, all 11 curs louoe 1 Willi hay, glum, I. lie mil tenerul un i el.nniil-e wei e desii oy ed, 1 in loss to the couip uiy ttl umouiit to a nun. her oi the imunl ,lol h, but it was oii of ln inevitable things tUat wiil ht.inetuiMM o-cur und ceniiot he avoided by any railiou l corporation. A wreck tram Irom ht. Albans oeuied ihe track, so tliut lb ' llyer duo i.uie at 1 1 :Uj u, m. arrivud lit p. m. '1 lie nioriiiu m.i I Irulii ou tUu Cenliul division coilid uot make its tegular trip. SUDDEN iilCHt... Au Aged f'ulored Woman of Alton, III , Falls Heir lo ni 1511,11 ill. Alton, III., Match 15 Mrs. Frances Carter, un old colored woman of tins cilv, hus suddenly become rich. before the wiir she wus nur.-e lor a luim.y uaniid Wi.son in Louisiutiu. Tho vvur eepuiiilol them, but ouo child, the lale Dr. William W'llsuii ol Pittsburg, Pa., alwujs remeiub red the old nuree. iie amassed quite a fortune, nud when he made his will Ihe old lady was nuuiid therein us legale.' lor $ luU, UUD. Mis. Curler bus gone to Pittsburg to claim Uer iuherilui.ee. Vermont I'ciismiiiir.. Washington-, March 10. The following Vermoulers have been granlol pensions: Ongiuul, Micheal K-o ly, 'oe Potter, Levi biullli, Duiuel C. Walker, U.iver Harrelt; rel-suo, William E. hurtwell; original, widows, etc., Amelia Josiyn, nidior of Joseph 11. Weston, Hnunuli Liugby. W'Ahlll.Milo.N, Mnri'li 11. Pensions have been grunted lo Ihe following Vei m. inters; Original, Daniel McDyon, Ephriam Haskell, Frunkliu Martin, Ktiiliiinii H. Luell, Jnines 11. Daggett; ad. lltional, Sylvester llunkins, Charles Cutter, Levi T. Muusou; re-issue, liaxter llowuau, Martin Trns.;; re issue and increusj, Bylvester E. Hodges, George W. ltur.esou; original, widows, etc., minors of Tiinuthy C. Aldiich, Lucy A. Hrowu, Hat. tie L Daggett. W'akiiinhio.n, Mulch 13, He-issue, Charles P. l onard. Original, Lnwr tuce Y. Mytdt, John Fox, Oeorgo it, Diury, Horace Fuller, J, W, btiinley, Jlurtiu V. B. Asnley. Washington, March IU. Tho following Vermoulers have been granted pensions: Ongiuul, lletijuuilii F, Foster, El nurd Wulter, John P. Flanders, Earl F. Wiiiard; additional, Merrille Cummiugs, Lorenzo 1). Key os ; iucrtase, Charles Keeuan, Jonathan C. Hone; original widows, etc., inluor of Julius 0. Fussett. TI1E WOULD IN BRIEF. SUMMARY OF THE NEWS FROM ALL PARTS OF THIS EARTH OF OURS. Interesting Motes From nit Tarts of tho Ulobo Pithily I'renenleil Jinny DnrU Deeds Olve no luiiieiillon ol tlio lenllluui. Tho foot and mouth diseaso Is spreading among cattle in Del lu in. The nttornoy general of Pennsylvania has filed a bill to test the equity of tho Heading leasos. Emperor William left his bod Friday, but by tho advice ot bis physician remained in bis room. Four men were instantly killed by an ac cident at a Ht. Louis, Mo., boiler factory Monday morning, John li. Urlght, who shot nnd killed his wife in Laney couniy, Mlsiouri, a day or two ago, has been captured and lynched. A skill manned by three men capsized In the Missouri river at Nebraska City, Neb., Kalurduy uud the occupants were drowned. The supremo ladge ot tho Onl i ISenelloinl society of Cleveland has assigned wilh as sets about iJUl,t!0U; liublnties, aLoat 0 J, -UUU. Kympathy for Mrs. Osboruo Ii spreading and a mon-ter mats meeting will .shortly be held In London to pj.ition the government for her release. Hundreds of men employed in the iron and steel mills at Pntd.u g, IV., have been suspended, owing to the depressed condition of tuo niariiet. Tlio typhoid fever opidom'c Is making lurlolu ruvngei among the pjophi of Vnli p.'ido, Meviro, causing 'So) deaths ilnr.ng the past 10 days. It is rumored In Valparaiso that Mr. Cgun will be lecalled to U iishinton shortly und that he will be uppoimed Unite. 1 rittuos mini nor lo IJiuzll The dainiio by the flo"d' in southern Spain Is hieater than was at lb"' supposed, many towns b'ing entirely cut ff Irom out side communication. liteamers from lir.'iztllan ports are con stantly a. r ving ut liiioiios Ayros with cases ol yellow fever aboard and the diseaso is in ciousing iu virulence. lteporis troui various tonna nnd cities throughout Illinois und Kansas are to tho ellect thut winter wheat has beeu greatly dumngcd by tho rocent bltuurd, Miss Fanmc Leaveuswortli, nged 42, housekeeper lcrMyion Pul-b-r of Alhol, Mass., Has burn-d to ueat.i Vtstpnlay. Tho c.iuto of the uccident Is n mystery. It in feared that Uic stoim.hip Eider, Hieckeil near AtherDdd l'dgj, Uio of Wight, will bo a total loss. Huuvy- sens are In ea,. log oer the vessel and all attempts at laisiug her haa been i.lnnduued for the piesent. It is rumored that the plot to assassinate tho sultan has been traced to Hussiiiu s iurces und is a part of the i"iieral plan to 1 1 e.ite (ilsonh r an I panic toruughout tlio Turl.ili dominions, to puvo thu way for Itus-iiin invasion. Waller A. fcfnyder, confidential clerk In J. M, Nuylor iV Co,'" hantware store nt 'l.tllii, O,, Tuesday shot two of bis- em ployers, LUwu'd J. Naylur mi! liurton W. t'rol.uugh, and T. W. Downey, a fellow ciirk, mid then kn'el liliii.elf. At. I'orsytli, Mo., hittirduv, John W. Dnght, chnrg.d with wife munlT, was hav ing hu preiiuiinary euiiiuiin'.ion when a leob Jeniaii'le 1 his surrender. Deputy huer ilf Chill Us U iiliutns resiste.l the uein.ind und wus shot dead. Tlie uub then huuged !.Nht. GENERAL VERMONT NEWS. Items ol Uliil.loil Interest 1'i'ont nil I'arts ol the (ipi'cn MollTlilllli s,liitH, Kmtio town havo voted u tax of $1 on u dollar of Hie grand ll-t. Hon. II. M. Anns of Springfield has bean nppo'nt d cotniui.sio nr of tuo rttute duiry uxuibit n the world's fair. Tie- executive co.nmit!03 of tho State F rt men's ussociiit'ou have deciileil to c'lengi- tho ditto for hoi ling the annual tournament iromjutu 2'J nud U.l to June lk uu l July 1. tsngar vveatlmr has enmo ami tho own'-Ts cf un, 1 orchards are working lo socure thu hnrve-t vvhic'i niviu 0 'iiui. Lo iru to in il;,1 ov ry crop pay fcr itself even though li returns no pru'UjSitya an ox ciiuuge, A iiiaiarkablo woman reached tho nge of 0? years Saturday at Piovi leuce, H. I Htr inline is .Mrs. Su-an Fillmore. She was a dun, uler oi Iv.inuoi Co ik of Loslon and at olio timo it residtut ot Vermont. She is ti e widow uf ltev. Hauiel Fibiuore, u noted Methodist preacher of Ul years ago. Sam uel Coo,., Mrs. Fl lmore'.. Hither, was turned j u.lr fl nt 10 years of age mine to Vermont , and wus soon uf icr uiaih sun eyoi ior (he Side, being paid with Hind In Pyini.utli. She is a rciuurkutilb woman, and mr iiiental facilities are not the ieust impaired, b'lio has a bistor lu California almost U J years of GENEROU-; IV AS-aCnUbET fS. Mir I.ejlsl llllle Mil I'l ollullly Appro ,rlale Ul.'i l,et) I I. I tlio ol Id's l'.ilr. IUisjTdN, Mulch Ifi. The conimitt;o on federal i emtlons gave a continued hearing t.ns morning, on thu question of appro priating .T.'i,b0t) lor Ihe Stute's exhibit at the world's tuir at Chicago. iv!o ruinon st rants appealed iri I I ho co ntuittea voltd in favor of uppi upriating tho uddiltonal .uni, making tho total appropriation 150, OUO. SULLIVAN TO F-.GHf COiiBETr. A jlalcli for Kl.'i.tillll to Tnkx I'lucu In New Oi leuns sjpleiu liei 7. Ni:w York, March 15. Articles of agieetnout weie fl gued this nlterno di m this city for n glove light to a lluisb between John L. Suliivnn and Jumcs J, Corbel t. The inaieli is to be for the heavy weight championship of the world and a stake ot ij-JO.UUO and a purse of $.'5,000 lotakop uce before tlie (Jlymplo club ot Now Orleuus oil W eduesday, SepU 7, lb'JiJ. IS SHE BOUND FOR BEHRING SEA t llie Cruiser Charleston llelleved lo ll Awnll'ii- Order, to Hint HD'ect. Ban Fhancisco, March 10. Tho United States ciuisiT (.'linrleston put lo sei yeat' r day. Her ilestitmllou is not known posi tively, but it Is believed that she lies gone to San Diego ta a will t orders for Dehnng sea. VERMONT. What the Miito Hoard of Agrlcultuie l'ropo.os to Xio, The Board of Agriculture pioposes to Is sue a pamphlet the present seuson which i ill be largely devoted to advertising Ver mont property. It is expected tliat about 10,000 copies wid be pnbll-hed aud circulated. Farms, mills, water powers, qunri ies oud summer 1 1 sorts will be given a place In the work, and especially cheap farms, or furms adapt ed for summer homes, and mills, etc., that need laiildiug up aud added capitul, t lint uio now for sule ut a low price. High priced farms hiiJ enterprises tbut uru now doing a profitable business ureuotwithiu lLoscopu ol our work. Persons owning property of tho classes mentioned, which they wish to dispose of, are requested to send itescl ptiuu to tile board pievious to April 15. Those dislriug to advertise farms will, on application, be luiu shed with blank for making discrlp tion. All ndvoitls -incuts must centum price propel ty uud tonus of puy melit. A ibuijjeut two cents per word will bo made ou all advertisement und this must iiccoiupuny the description. No udverii-e- ment shall contuiu ever iJ'.'OworJs, and none will be Inserted for less than $1. This churgo is noees-ai y Iu order to snppicment tho nnilled luudat the dlsjio-ul of tt.e board, to curry out the piiiu. it covers otie-thinl of tho uctunl expe. sc. A limited n umber of short descriptive ui tides of lucobt.os pos se.essing piaulinr mhaitages for any in dustry, will be insetted. The bout J will reserve Ihe right to object any mutler fin iiulud und ll I ejected will return lee. 'Ihe boaid will not undertake lo conduct tales und no commission or fee will bo charged except for insertnig aJver tis 'menu Poisons desiring to make llsj oi iui op portunity will piutwe atten 1 to it at onco us this notice will not appear u;aln. Address all couiiio.iiieauous to tbo Board of Aguculiuro ui iliuiutie.', Vt. REPUBLICAN DISTRICT CONVENTION Tlio I'lmt 1)1. Ii let Convention lobe Held at Klltlitnil. The following call has b"en lulled: 'Ihe repuhl eiin- of tuo llrst congressional dsiileio. Vertmiut are noti'lo 1 to iiK-el .n ioii venlloa at. nut and, I' iur-o-iy, Apr. 111. Is.'.', ul It o'cock in Hie loieiio n. lor tlie lji.owm,: imi po-e-, to w it; To iwmii'ato u c.uiil.i, ite tor lepiesHiu.itivo in Ton .less tor tlio term c in ineiii ng March 4. Id'.'!. Al-o to nppoiat two oeleles to the n nl mill louhin a , eo i n- llllll tO 1.(1 llflil Ut .oilili epol n, dilltl., on . U"S- d.iy, .Itlne 7. I'.'-, t Uo'i.ocs noon, and .do loi tne pin p.He of upputii. in ." u di'.ri t c i.,. imtlee lor Hie ensuuu in ) vealn. lo us will be i presented in co,eei.1iiii ol. the be.-iso. one d ,ohaio liom eaeli to..'ii, und an ad ilnoti iii ilea'uiii lor eseli one hundred vole-, aud i ti.r eacn Irai I, "d o.' ir.s Mitnlreil votes e n ujiI- in. lutj. cast lor iue rjnib.ieaii canui'iaie mr g.ivirn r nt tlie i kciii. in. f 1 l.'el' -:ate- will pr ivule theiii-elwi Willi proper fie entiuls o.uned by the ! ciriar) ot their -everalpri-iiiuiy ineetlii.i. uud piescii. ilieni t,. tlie dis trict committee utlinir room- r. the limes llotise. 'll.e usual eotirtesv of redueid rates win bo txtendtd by tuu ruliruad. lu tu d.a tr.ot. A. II. 1 CTi I.E. Olinlrmau, , J. M. M,tu .-icreicry. nepublicau II. li. Ho'"', I , . . II. Js I'm it. r District Wslllll.S IMBllj, I A, i . ii it s, I C'ommltPc. N. W. l lsKl", I .Mlildletmry, Vi tlnrch 11. On the ahove h .sn towns .1 hj entitled to teineauulaltou ns ol.oaa: AIltllsO.N COITNTV. Addisnn, llmlp rt, 1 1 isiol, C'oi nw all, I eri I'hurgh, (josllen, (raiiv nle. Inn c c , 1,. h e- er, 1,1111'Oltl, .ViidiUehiiry, Moiikiou, n New- liuven, i :i IJiwel 1'iinton, III) t'lii. iili-l;ii'V. i-bo'ebant, Sl.llKsli I'D, N'ei'ennes, w up nam. Wi-yuri ige, hiliiig, UKNMNriTON COUNTV. Arlington, 11 oninptiou. I i"l -e , (llu-l, nhiiry, I. iinUrove, M i in. bestir, I'-ru. l'o n i'. Ueiidshoro, Kupert,' San Iga'p. sii is.iiirgli, Miiift-'iury, atnfor.. Minder ami, Win Ii ill, Wooutoi'd, 1 4 ii CHITTCNIlKN COL'NTV. HnPnn. II ir i nurt in, l loirlolle, I oh heater, sfcex. Hineshiirih, I I u..i in,l.).'i, Jericho, M.liou, Iticli.iiond, .s-hi bairne, J-otith Hi, rllngtou, t. i leorrf. Under ill, v s f.ird, Wi liolun. mAXKl.IN COfSTV. Ilakerstleld. Ilerk- .ire, I- no.lilllgll, P.iiri ;, lull liei ieicher, l'ruuk.l.i, lieot'L'1.'!, lnulig ite, Mont jomery, lb. I.' ml, Miuhlon, M. All das. "SWHlltOll, aitANu ist.r. rou.NTV. Albiirch. (l-ninl iB'e, Ib'io Lu .Multc. 3 North Hero, Couth Hero, .AMOll.I.B (IK'NTV. " Johnson, II Mm i-to'ii, " "-towe U' Wsteivlde, 3 Woieott, iuttumi tor.vrv. ,1 I'lllsdeld, 7 Piltsfnrd, 4 I'liUlimy, Proetir. II I nil mil. h Sherburne, 5 Sshreasiiury, S Midbury, Ttuiiioiilh, " Wul iim-iord, - Weils, 1 esi Haven, Wust Kutlaud,) R t'olvMor". j (.imnrl'lge, I. e i, I. more, Hde 1 ttrk. llonson. Hi in on, i n tli tun, ri I tenden, Chiron Ion, Haiihy, h K.rliaven, tiiihbardlon, 1 1 rt '..iidon, Midiiloinwii, Mount Holly, Mou il Tuhor, I'UWtOt, STCLE THE MONEY HERSELF. Slnrtllnu' htury 'I old by a Voim Women lo ( umr tint Hull ol SI (HI, NKWi'OUT, H. I,, Match 10. Mr. F.llen Johnson ot Is'cvn Scotia Lets bien arrested upon the cl. argn of httul ug nbeut $100 irom a rotlnitc n winch she was employed. Lnt wiek she told n klurt'iu.- slory about a robbery vt Inch she leportel to the police herself, to the ell'uot ihit ad wera nwny ex cept herself, when two co cred men culled, stiapped her hands un 1 while one heid h re volver over Ik r tho uther 'enrolled the home. 'I hoy esruped and she notified the neighbors and police. In default pT I nil she has been ci iiiinllled lo iall. She is a young woman and has two children In a heme hire, Her busLuuil is stiiied to be in Canada. NORIritRN NEW YOf... viHlolio Elects it ll.piiiilloiiu Ticket for Town ll.'lU'ors. At Mnlon'e corporation election John Fj. lien I ley, the republican candidate, was elected president by Hll majority uud tho rest of the ticket by majorities ranging from 131 to 210. RESOURCES f,F VERMONT'S II KE LOSS INCREASED BY TWO DISASTROUS CONFLAGRATIONS THURSDAY. Twenty 3Ion Thrown Out of Kmpl y inniit lv I lie Ilesl rod I on of Smith i: lCnteliuiu's I'uriilturo fuclory ut tr gentles -The I uiulierliig TotTii of llurke I.oie. lis 1'rlnclpal Inilustry. VKP.fir.s.VKS, March 10. This city was visited by a destructive Urn Thursday morn mg nt -1:40. The furniture manufactory of Smith eo Kotcham, situated on llio u..st side ol tho Inlis, wus discovered to be on firo in Ihe third sto-y. The lire department was promptly on hand, but the cotubust.bla iiutiuu ot the contents made it impossible ta do lnoio than confine tho lire to the budd ing, which was 110x50 and three stories high with basement. Thi adjoining dry house was burned. Smith if- K"tchum'i lo.i was about 5; -ItJljO, insuiad for IVH) ou con ten' s of manufactory an 1 tho dry housu. A number of road machines waro stored lu ho I building by C, E. Purker, worth about 1 $1001), uulnsured. Hy this llro 20 bonds are tin own out of work. Tha value of th building, with situ and water power are es timated ut $1f,000 and aro owned by tha Vermout Marbla company. BIG SAWMILL BURNED. The I Ittlo Town ol' Dint llurko Loses Itl l'rliiclpul lodusti-y. LvsuoNVii.tr, March 10. Hall & Cause's sawmill at Enst Uurko was totally destroyed by llro last night. The trigln of tho firo Is unknown. The lose is about 'J'O, 000, Insured fcr $11)00 or $1000. Kome 100,. (KIU foot of saweu lumbjr wero burned, Thero is 1 00,000 feat or more ot logs on hand and more to b delivered, and tha mill will probably bo robudt. The mill consti tuted the uain business of thu village. VERMONT DEMOCRATS PROTEST Asiilnst the Diet illon of Clinli iniin At. hms in llsregard ot tho Couveutlon'i Wishes. Lllrattleboro Cor. Springfield Hepublican.1 Notwithstanding tho action of Chairman Atkins in calling the meeting of tno demo cratic State committeo this wiui: at hii liouso in Alontpjlier, whore they were sump tuously entertained, and the courtesies and inspiration incident to tue occasion, till proved Insulllcieut to prevent - strong pro test being uinde lo the prearranged plsn to call tho State convention ut Montpelier in utter defiance of tua request of tho conveu tion w hich created the coiu:ii!t'i!. cJou.0 pretty plaiu language was indulged in by those, who beliuvod thut tha committee wero morally bound ut least, to respect the wisb ot tho party as oxprss.'od through their dels gates at tho la,t convention. Hut despito such protest?, tho obdjruto chairman had bis v -iy, his subtle intlueucas proving too much lor weak humanity- to witln'aul, though one at least ot his 1 jiloe.cn declared "if given a chnuco tc ballot secretly vvo would vote against him," Such a raeaus of expres sion was, l.owovor, retus.-d, and tLi! may possibly account for the ra.Uit, as omy two votes wero rtquirnl lo balK the c.uiir mun's scheme. Ihe other of the Uecessurj votes ought tu have beeu sure it Committer man Aidncb from Jjjuuingtou had b'es present, for it wus he wuj introduced h4 resolution for Uutlai.d at tbj lust coaven tion; but unforaiuateiy ho sent a proxy in ex-Marshal John Robinson, nho was evi dently "captured." The yo!iu- eh ment ol tho party is evuliuJy satislied to have tue oil regime take the responsibility uf tuus disre garding the party, they think it niTi r - a demonstration more conclusive thau yiai ol arguuient could of they ul: have ever emu , J tgniint this regime, that It subordinates Urn wishes uud Intererts of the party and every consideration of fairness ami good fuitu anj of democratic principles to persot'ai end, They ure conll ieut that this ac.iou is so out. nigjous as to male au upheaval sure. Ex-pie-sioi.s of indignation aro pour ing iu to tlie liadei'j from every part of tin State, and as one democrat writes that hi see "no use haviug v otes or conventions or nuythiug that de mocracy is tupposiud to Hand for if they am to be disregai Jed in this way." Commit leemeu Haeltou c' Hurlington, Meldon of llutiitnd una Guilds of lirattieboro refuse to sign the cill for the convention which Chair man Atkins had prcpaie 1 uud Hied tue f ... low.ng protest ogaiust it, which they pn pose to havo published throughot't ths State: W e hereby rocord our prot st against this action us a disobudioiieO of the plainly ex ptessed wish of t ie last convention, which by Uuiost u ui.ammous vote lequesied th.s convention to bo called a' Kutlaud. As 'ha servants and not the musters of the party, we believe tUat we have no right to disre gard that action. Wo make no factious ex position; we do not advise any separato convention, but wodiicliue to tlgu the abovs call, nud deem It our duty to p. nee betora the domocracy of Vermout our reasons for so doing, PERSONAL. Gcu. L. A. Grant, assistant secretary ot war, is Id and not able to leave his bed. Ho bus been constantly at work at the war de partiiiont lor ths last tno years, nnd it ii feared ho haj overtaxed bis strength, Hov. Dr. Charles S. Hobinion, the well known clergyman and hymiiologist, has re signed us pastor f tho Thirteenth stroot Presbyterian church of Now York to tho lejret of tlie church end peop'e. Dr. Robinson is a native of lieunington, Vt, 'Ihomas F. Hibbard ot llrooklyu and George II. Hlbbird of Itondout, N. Y., nr twins, born iu Houses Point in li22. Up ta a few years uo the bl others boro such a sti ikiug resemblunce to each other that it wos hardly possible to tell tbont apart, in fact it Is said their futher uever could. Both aru hale aud hearty and they celebrated their 70tu birthday together last weok. I'.Junrd M. l'leld ('.ties to llll IllSilUV .V sylliin. New Yom:, March 10. Judge Van Brunt has decided that lMwnrJ SI. Field be confined in au Insane asy.uin under Slate supervision until such linn ns it can ba detlnilely determine 1 whether the symp terns of Insanity, which ha exhibit, are real or feig..eu. . Declines tho Prtmldenrr of Dartmouth, HANuVj:n, March 10. Prof, W. J, Tuclci or of Audovrr Theological seminary has djt cllnod thu jarBslJeucy of Dartmouth college.