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MIDDLEBURY , VT., MARCII 30, 1883.
t'UDI.ISIIKll EVKItV riilDAV.
TIIE nEQISTEH Co.
llne ropyonoyear, In advahcc $1.50
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Onc column 1 year 100.00
t)ii(Uiall'coliinm 1 year oo.wi
Oiu-.iiiuivlprr.iiliiiiiii I year 2.1.00
One. lucli one liinertiuii oOt'ts.
Eai-li Mihsnitieiit Innertlon 25ct.
l!iilii08CaiilHiiu'-1iainiirli 1 ycnr 5.00
incli I yoar S.oo
UcniliiiK noticca, per llne, carli iiiHertlo lOrts.
WII. lUNOSI.r.V. Dmtlat.
Up Blniin in Allen lllurk,
Ollice linurs from Sia. in. 11115 p. m.
44' Middlebury. Vt.
TAMRS M. Sl.ADK. Attornov nnil Coiinael
ti lor Ht L.UW, nnil Solicilor nnd MasUr in
l haiirerr. OlUce in llrewsli'rn lllock.
Middlebury, Vt., Ajiril 1877.
Tm w. .iimn.
I2j. Maniil'actiiror nnil ilcalcr In nll klnde oi
Ainericanaiid Forelgn Marble.tiranito Work.&c.
Witli Olil Middlebury Marblc Co. Itf
Do You Know That
40 & 50 CHURCH STREET,
Burlington, - Vermont,
Always has in liis itnnicnso slock n very largo varioly of
Fine, Medinm and Comnion
OF TIIE NEWEST DESIGNS AND LATEsTSTYLES, SI'RING
J3EDS, MATTItESSES, MIRKORS, BABY CARRIAGES,
WINDOW SIIADES, CUJITAIN POLES AND
g. CUANI)l.KI!i l'enalon Attorney,
nll pcnsion rlaims on moderntc
ttU.State casc cnrcfully nnd cncl osc stainp to
mxsiox a ttokxvv.
Spcrinl nttentlon gUen to prosiriition of pcn
Blon elairin, houtityland warranti, ,tc.
.1 TTUK VK 'AX1 CO VXSK1M11 ATI,A If.
Cspecial attcntion glven lo tho exumination ol
lltkh aml ronveyancing, the pui'fhuHo, Ihe Hali'
aml CM'lianirc ol" rral eMale, nnil Ihe i-ollecllon of
rciitH, (lilu'i' In lliittohili lllock, Middlebury
Laughing gna nilminieteril.
i.. i:. M.'iicii, d.i). s
UIUco hnnrH, 8 to 12 A.
M., 1 lo 5 I". . Oaire
ovir Frank A. KarnB
A specialty is a Painted Cliamber
Set at $18, handsoiner and better
than usually sold at $25.
The "Queen City Woven-Wirc Mat
tress," "Nelson's Best," warraiited, at
We liave speoial rates i'or fVei&hts,
and on all pnrcliases ai.iotuiting to
$100 will deliver free of all cliarge
at nearest railroad station.
All goods warraiited as represented.
Correspondence solicited, and
HENRY J. NELSON,
AUVIN'S PHOTOGItAril OAI.I.KltT
Allcns' lllock Miilillcbiiry, Vt. I'liotograplis
In all tlio styloa, at moat reusonalilo prlces. Ap
pointincntn Hollcltol. l'rompl niul raicful at
tentlon wlll bc glvcn. All work KHnrantoeil.
.1. K. GAUV1N, riiotograplier.
TIIE CHNTHAI, lMIOTOGKAl'II OAl.
I.IOICV, ovcr Alilon'a vnrluty Hlore, AfiJillc
bury, Vt. r'uic plintogiaiilin! portrnln a spccial
ty. Old mrturi'H cart'l'nlly fnpiej anil cnlnrgoJ
to any ileNiiLMl slyc aml HniMiril In colora or
Indialuk. Thanklng niy fiioncN I'ur tliPir llbcrnl
patronagi" iluring tlic past yoar I nhall cnilcaror
to inerit a uonttnnnnri! ol' llic Buinc by furnlaliing
tliera wltli gooil work ntfair prii'ea.
C A. V. ItltOWN, I'hotognipher.
THE M SALINE 2TAKDARD WIKDK1LL
Manufactnrea by.I. G. UllOSS &. llltO., Sallnp
IS THE KING OF MILLS !
KIKTV TIECES KIGIl ALL-WOOL AND AND SILK-WQOL
No powor Is choapor than wlnd for
ralslng wator from tho doop to
any holght. Why thls Stan
dard is tho bost and why
Klrst lt is tlie oimpleat, strongeet aml leaBt
coiniilicalfil wlnd riitloe lniidc.
Sccoml -'Itio IreniiU aleet cannot prevent Ita
Thinl lt lina nioro ponvr, owing to Ita con
fitrnction and inci'lianitnn.
Konrth UU neir.rcgiilnting, tlierolorc alway.
on a balancc, ho n rlnbl oiin liamllo It.
Kifth Tliln Ht I II lian all ol' thu comblnatlona
wliicli makes it txTonil to iioiii-, pOHbCbxing great
capncity uncl ilurabliity. Kvvry inill in wairanlcil
toiloallwo rluhn l')r it. l'artii's ilrbiring wlnd
inills will do well to call nnil gi't onr prii'i'n
brfore looking tdwwliere. Ki-iid i'or our IHuh
trnted pamplili'U und lnicon, or call at Karl t
liarrnnrn, wnern wcwim ihi iouiiii on ainnoayoi
eacli wcrk. Ordi'm lelt at Karl .t itarninn'a
Btoro will reccivu proinpt atlenlion. Agcnti
wanled In evi ry couuty. Aildrcss, witli Btainp,
J. A. WATTS & SON,
(Oon'l Agcnts I'or Vermont),
ely Middlobury, Vt.
CoinprUing many new and dcilrablp labrli'H for Spring wear in beaullliil idiadcs and coloringR,
BLAGK GASHMERES, HENRIETTA C10TH8,
SERGE8, GAMELS' HAIR,
Aml a varioty of Novelties just receivetl.
Ten pieces colored dress Silks,
llcautiful colorB.'Itich, Ileavy Uros Cirains, at a Kuuiarlably Low l'rice.
Temptinq- Birgains in Black
Ofth inost approvcd niakoi. Wocall sperlal atlention to tbice cjualilius llmt itcofer reapeot"
lvelynt (1 I.MianJ 1.75 prr yard, a tlie bostvalnOK in lllack SilkHi'ver nliown in Ilinlinulon
lliglivr grades proportionately low.
Ele.oant French Satincs.
A llne line of tliesc populnr new gHOilB, coinpriBing amall cliceks, plaln rolorn and ln'uulll'ul
ileeigii'i in largo and Binall tlgurcH. Tliu liandsomeBt wali labrici) I'or dii'HM'B I'vcr prodnci'd.
Now Crotonnos and Cambrlcs, New Clnghams, otc, otc. Ladios'Cot
ton Undorwoar, Chomiso, Night Drossos, Shlrts, Drawors, Brldal
Sults, Corsot Covors, Aprons, Infants' Robos, Chlldron's
Drossos, Plllow Shams, Embroldorod Flannols, otc., otc.
W'eoffer Ihis seasou llie largcst and best line wo liavo ovcr tliown, at pricc'B that cannnt lnll to
pieaBe. ur gooon nru urm cianu in vvi'ry ropeet, iiiiuic entirciy on loek hiucii lnuciiinrH aiul
wlll nol rlii. Many uianuiai'turerB do thelr tui kiiiir and lieiuniing, I'reti inaklng tlie wliolo gar-
m.iit ulnirli' tliriillll trifl.)ilt.Aa W'n liucu fnll ii.on.linflnl. nl utnu 1 i ttiu n ...j. ...1 .l.-l..
nnil bIU't', i t onr Indy irlcmU wlll glre our goodB a carpfiil exnmlualiou, tlicy wlll be conviiicuii
lliat Ibey rnn snve money by buyiug tln lr Underwear ready inade, auil by buying of ub. ."pccial
BiuB or tercu wnen ut-niruu.
Kull line ot'tliuinoat popular Coi'sets, in thisdepartineut.
SPECIAL LOW PRIGES IN DOMESTIC OF ALLKINDS.
l'aid to llotrl and llouie Furiiioliings.
BUTTER MUSLINS, CHEESE SAGKINGS, ETC, ETC.
Dairymen and Chrese I'artorlo can buy llirso goodi at lowest pricca.
Sninploa Sont Wlaon 33oslrod.
LYMAN & ALLEN,
Burlington, Vt., March 28, 1883.
Kx-Gov. Fnrnliiuii lias bccn clit?en
vicc-rosI(lent ot tlic Vermont Copper
Tlie lttirlington Woolon cntnpany is to
crtTt a new nilll of lnrgu iliiiK'imio'ns tlie
Koi- Uet'oratlon Dnv Westminster vototl
810. Lonilonilorrv J.Vll. Grafton anil
'l'lit! Ptiulonts of tho rnlvcrslty at
Burlington :irc about startingu papcr, to
be ealleil The C'ynic.
Kd. Declsor of Swanton antl .lolin Mc
Malimi, wrestlers. will travel tlie i'oiiitti;
season wltli llamuiii anil glvc rlng exlii
blfons. A mtmber of tlie yonngcr mcmbers of
tlin Kntlanil I'otintv bar liavc formeil
tlie Yomig Lawyer.s' Ulnb of Rutland
Tho comntroller of the ciifrenev has
aiithoiied the Kllliutrtoii Xational banh
of Kutland to beirin bnsinuss witli a can-
Ital ol SIUll.UIHI.
Woslcj' l'.rown, agod 25, of Dtimnirrs-
ton, commltti'd snifide bv euttliiK hi
l hroat wltli a inek-knife.last week. Cattsc,
lt is now fonid('ivil nosslblu that
Hishon Wilev will Dreside at the t'ominj;
f.ession of tho Vermont conteienec.
Hlho) I'eek's health will not ailmll of
hls eoming to Verniont. as lie had in-
William A. Huscll will rebnilil the
Vermont farm maehine biiildlng at l?rl
lows Kalls as sunti as the frost H ont ol
the groiind. The new luillding will
piobably lie some )() or 5(1 feet Itirjjer
than the old one.
Arthnr Morev. a ten-vears-tdd bov ol
Chelsea, fell npon a sliurp sllek whieh
he had in his liaud, and it entereil his
thlgh tothe depth of about I! inches and
broke oll', i'eiuirin a .surgieal opura
tion to romove il.
Mrs. Sewell Baker of llrde I'aik va
instantly killed the lher night by being
thrown from a hlghwav' bridge, the
llorse her husband was driving getting
ont of the road in tlie darkness. Mr.
Itaker cscapeil ritli a bioken a"iu.
I'he State boartl of agrluiilture li;r
tlnished its work for the seasen. Dttr-
iug the winter tweutv-two tneetings
have becn hcld. The mectings have
been well atteudeil, in manv I'asti tlie
midienee being verv large, and the fariu-
ei'S have p:u tieipiitcd in thu dKcussion
to a large exteut.
A woman uaincd Uosa Mnliiueen died
suddenlv on tlie cars. near Iti'andon. last
Friihiy afternoon. Sliu took the train
for lirandon at West Kutland. lk
aMii1iUci'H was a native of Kraudon and
hud always livcd theiQ unlil a moiith
ago, wlien t-lii entered the eniploy of tln
llarnes IIoum;. at et liutlauil.
Two iHiv.i nanicd lieaK. 14 aml li; veais
old. slept at the pulice station, Hui ling
tou, Sundav night. huvitig walked from
their home in liloomingdiile, X. Y., CO
miles distant, in two davs. On Sundav
they made thirty-tlve mllei, having
erosseu tne laKe. i nev werc bounu lor
There was a wretling uiatcli lietween
George . ! lagg of Vermont antl .lesse
ll. Koiiiiison ol isatavia. Acw ork, at
Ratavia,last Frlday, night in tbe prusenee
10 i.uuii peopie. 'i ne mateii was coiiar
and elbow, the best tliree falls in tlve, for
a purse of 81100 and the gale money
wnielt amoimteu to suuu. Magg won
Mrs. Orland Attstin, wlfe of the bag-
gage-mastur at. WimUor. was run ovei
by a locomotive and Instantly killrd
Saturday night. Slie was goi'ng to i
ueighboi's near bv and was erossing tlu
raiiroau yaru winie sevurai tralns wen
nioving.' Mrs. Auttiu leave two lillli
daughters, aged six and eiglil. She wa
a mumber ot the Kpiscopal eliureli.
1. MeFarlano. bridge-mater, and S.
I,. Klktns, wood agent. of the South
casteru railway, rceeived sovere injuries
at liiehford while ritling in tho snow
plow, whieh was thrown from tho traek
and eompletely demolished. ilr. Me
Farlano reeeived bad cnts about thehead
and faee, and Mr. F.lkins had ono leg
broken, whieh niay havu to be amputat
ed. Chas. P. Aberni'thy, a llristol man,
bought of Feii t'haso of Monktou aimir
of stuers, ten tuonths old, whieh dressed
1J50 potind. Durlng thu past season
Mr. Abernetliy ha, aeeording to an ex
ehange, raised on ten aere of laud UOO
btiihelsof potaloes auiMoObiuhelsol'coi'n
In the ear. Ile has raised 208 pigs a
iiKintli old and has solil ,'i:l.(l woith of
potatoes and 81.U25 worth nf )igs. Ho
has Imti'hered 1C0 beeves, 175 slieep, 50
veals, 150 hogs and 25 tous of poultry.
Kli Chittenden, a vunerable cltlen of
lttit'lingtou, died on Tuesday night of
lai-t week. He was anatlve of Williston
itnd S'.l years old. Ile was engaged lu
the meivautile busiuess at WlllUton for
many years and stitfseiueutly reinoved
to bt. Albans, wlieru he was a niember
of the extenslve forwardiug llrm of
N'lehols, Iterton Chitti'tideu. About
1817 he went out of bttsiuoss and reinov
ed to Hurlingtou, where he theufeforih
residetl for tlie gre.iter part of his llfe.
He was tho last of the grandsons of
Thoinas Chittenden, the llrst :overnor of
Iloti. Bradley Barlow, cx-uieinber of
Congress, has renouueed his lrgal resi
denee in St. Albans and but'ome a resi
dent of Montreal. Tlils movemeut ou
tho part of Mr. IUtrlow is by some
persons attributed to his dissatisfaction
wltli the oparalion of the taxlawof ISMI.
Mr. Uailow having refitseil last year to
give to tho listf rs an inventory of his
piopei ty. tho olllelals ascertalncd as best
they eould tho amotint of hls posseslous.
doubllng tho samo in aei'ordaui-e with
tbe provislons of tho law, and tlun as
seslng hiiu for a total or 8101,500, the
tax on whieh was about Sti.SHO, whetras
in 1S31. wlmn ho made a rtturn, hls tax
was only 8500. ilr. Harlow has reliised
to pay thu tax levled npon liliu and tho
matier is in iitigatiou. Jir, rsarlow as
presulent of tho boutheasturn railroad
has for some tlmo btten a uomlual resl-
Uetit oi Jlontreal.
The Caledonia eonnty llsters hold a
meetlng last week and agrecd upon the
followlnsr basls of annralsal: Oxcn,
average, 5 eents por pound; thrcc-years-
ohl steers. suu a pair; cwo-ycars-out
steers. 810 eaeh; yearllngs. 8!) oaeh;
eows. avorage, 8!t() caoh : horscs. three-vearf-old
colts. 800 caeli; two-years-old
eolts. 810 eaeh; yearllngs. 820 eaeh;
swlne, 7 eents per pound; sheep, gll.50
perhead; bees. 85 Jier swarm ; wool. 25
eouts per pound; hay. 812 inr ton; lum
ber, in log, $0; boards, $10 per M.
A heai ing was had at Windsot , rceent
ly. before flon. II. S. Taft.ona niotlon to
redttee thc amount of ball roqulred by
tho iustlec in easc of State vs. .lolin
MeCllnton and others ehariied wltli as-
sattlt on Henrv lSarrell In January last.
.ludge Taft reiluecd thc ball as follows:
Kdward Gallney from 8:1.000 to 81.000,
Frauk Gallagher from 82.1X10 to 81.000,
Georgo Field from 82.000 to 81.000, John
MeCdnton and Frank MeClinton from
S2.000 to 8700 eaeh. llail was at oneo
l'tirnlshcd for the MeClintons and Frank
Gallagher. llarrel has o far reeovered
that ho has gono to hls home. in Canada.
"Itarney" Daley, a young man. bar
kecper at'Daley's restanrant. is allcged
to have invlted a young woman to a
slelgh-ildp tho otherday. and whenaway
from the eitv. on tho roatl to Dunbar's,
to have attempted to rape lier. lie lnd
suiv.poueil in tearing most ot nor eioines
oll' wlien a .Mr. hawrence ilrovc up and
reseued her. She was taken to a nelgh
boring hoiise, given new garnifiits and
taken honic. while Daley was arrested
and spent the night wltli a keepor. iu
stead of golng behind the bars. Kllorts
wcre made to kcep the faets from the
publie, whieli eondtiet in vie.w of tlie
euormity of the eilme deserves the
severestceiisure. llurliiiytun Frec l'rts.
Kuirene O'Oonnell. a laborintr man
some 10 years old. who lives on the road! through the left eyo, to' the brain. and
wlll nrobably go to ltiti'llngton. On tho
opening of "navlgatlon .'10.00(1 Teet ot
Ittmber will be shippcd to I'ort Henrv,
X. V. Mr. Mlddlebrook has 1.200 cords
of 4-fcet wood plled on tho bank of the
creek in Panton, whieh is dcstliicd for a
St. Johns matket.
Mlchaol MeCan'rey, the Watevbury
murderer, Is on trial in the Washington
eounty eottrt. Onthe evenlngotthe 11th
of Mareh ho had, accordlng tb his own
story gone to bed.haviug with liim hls wlfe
and one of their twin bahics. Thc other
babe was in bed with its grantlinother in
tlie satnc rooin. Ho says that lie beeamo
possessed of the idca tlfat the hoiise wa
all opcu, and that a wild aniiua'. eliaug
ing repeatedly from haiiy-sklnned to
smooth. was attcmpting to klll his ehll
drcn. Under the dclusion that he was
throttllug Ihis animal, he says. lie ehokcd
llrst hls wlfo and then hls mother to
death. and tlircw their bodien into the
ecllar. Thls mav be all a lletlon. sn far
as the motive of the deed was eoneerned.
and it eei tainly is a lletion as rcgards the
true )arttctilars of tho murder. The
deed was performcd, as was provetl by
subeijuent oxamlnation of tlie bodies,
witli a butclier knife and some heavy
stiiking iiistrtimcnt. Thc lloor and walf
of tho bed-rooin where the tragedy was
cnaeted wcre spatterod and dabbltMl with
blood, and in thc eellar, wltli tho bodies,
were iottnd two stick of wood eov red
with blood and with rcddMi and grny
hair. The wlle had a tenible knife-eu'l
just ovcr tlio right templo. where the
sharp blade had evidently glaueed in tlie
wlld fren.y of the miirdei'er, audanolher
deep eut iiierelng the eorner of the right.
eye and passlng tliiough the tempoi'al
hono to the base of tho brain. The bone
ot her left oheek was broken by a heavy
blow, and tlie left eye protruded on the
oheek. The eranlal bone was also frae-
tiued. The old ladv was stabbed.
from llrattleboro towanls Guilforil. was
instantly Uilled at "Crowolrs ledge last
Fridav moining. He was at work tnere
with a foree of othcr men. getting tit
slone. I.oadinga blast witli Iiot saml. lie
was tamping it dowu too hard. whnn a
preiiNiture exploslon followed and he
a Dlown mto tne iur, lainng 10 me
groiind at a dislanee of some live or slx
lods from where the explosion oocurred.
Ho was pleked up dead; his faee was
found to be terribly torn to picetjs and
doubtless he never knew what had hap-
pened to hlm.
'I'here is talk in the northern pait of
tho State about building a new railroad
from Sheldon .Tuuetioii to St. Albans Hay
and tlieneo along tho shore of Lake
Champlain to Burlington. Stich a line
would be nearly );arallol to the, Missistpioi
railroad from 'Sheldon Junetion to St.
AHians, and the Vermont & Cauada from
St. Albans to Burlington. It would eon-
neet at St. Albans bay with the Lake
Champlahi steaiuers to I'lattsburg, X.
V.; at Burlington wltli the Kutland and
the Burlington & Lamoille rallroads; nt
Sheldon .lunetion with tlie St. Johnbury
Sc Lake Cliainplain. the Missisquol and
the extension of tlie Montreal. f'oitland
& Boston, uearly ooninleted from West
Karnham to that poiut, and at St. Albans
and Hurlingtou with the Vermont it
lieeentlv a hard-lookinir charaeter
registercd at tlio hotel in Hardwiek, atid
the landlord, susneetlng that ho was
bent on mlsehlef. examined the overeoat
whieh he left in theeoat-room. and found
In the noekets a small kit of btuglar
tools. Thls informatlon was iinparted
to the voung men of tbe village, uudthev
uudertook to keup a sharp wateh of the
man. Ile eluded them. however, and,
breaking Into thu Jlethodist eiiureh. took
a small organ to pleeesaud sueeoeded in
trauspni tiug it, in sections, to the depot.
wheie lie liaU lt eheeked lor St. Johns
bury. Some young men examined the
paokage, liowever, and lounu out wliat
it was. Uie burglar. feariug ariest, left
towu on loot, bul was pttrsued and eap
tured by the shcrlll' and the landlord
The man's namc was found to be lliiaiu
Keyser. Ile has already scrved two
terms in State prisou.
In tho Kutland eonnty court tho cele-
brated John O'Xeil eases (tho lu
easos) were set for trial a uav or two
sinee, out the eounsel on both sules have
agreed upon a statemcnt of faets atid
they wlll ue passed ilireetly to tho Su
prome court for deelslou of tlie law
pomts Involved. The number of of-
fenees of selliug agreed upon was ;i()7 as
of seeoud eouvietion, making a llue of
80,1-10 and eo?ts. Tlils mimber is small
cr by 150 otVonses than the iiuiuber
charged beforo tho justiee, tlio State hav
ing consented to throw out 10 sales tle
pending lorpioof on thebooksof thcex-
press couipany. '1 wo of the (.1 eases
I'or keeplng with Intent to sell are to bc
taken to the Suin'emo court and also one
ol tlie lour selure eases where the Xa
tional Kxnress couipany enter as elaim-
auis, ui lugs sent V. U. U. Having been
selzed at the express olllees. Tho "jtig"
caSes take up twenty pages of tho docket
Ol lllC (M)Ut't.
A Vergennes eorrespondent writes:
One of tlio proiuincut and growing lu
dustrie.s of our plaeu Is the steam saw
mill of Mr. T. C. Mlddlebrook, on tho
hlgh laud west sldo of tho river. A very
unpretcnding two-story mill turns out
from 8,000 to 10.000 feet of sawed lum
ber per day. A 22-luch saw of Kmerson
A Sinlth's make, Beaver Falls, Ia.. Is
used. drlven by a 15 horse-power englne.
Over 800,000 feet of lumber have been
cut slnco Xovcniber last, aud over 100
000 feet in the log reuiain to be cut.
We nollced two uiammoth oak logs, re
eently cut on the Moodv farm, Panton.
Ono uieasured 47 feet fn longth, 4 feet
throit.h at the bul, aud 2 feet 8 iuelies at
tlp; the other was 15 feet, ovor l feet at
the btit and 2 feet S luehes at tlp. Tho
17 feet log was "rouud as a nut and
stralght as a gun." Some 5(K),(K)0 feet
of plno ls eomlng into thls vard from
the yard of the late linn of Washtnii n t
Harvey of Waltham. There remalus
100,000 feet of oak to eut. We notleed a
)lle or:!0,(K0 or hiiperlor black ash, Jut
thothiugfor furnituro or hoiise tluUh
Ing. lt was from tho Xew Haven farm
ot Hon. A. T. Siuitli. From Weybridge
400 logs of a llne ipiality of ash are to be
rafted down tho eieek fbr thls yard, thls
spriug. The black ash manufactured
tlso behind tlie ear, tlie brain nrotruditii!
She was terr'Uily bruised. both in the
head and body.' with blows from the
tiek, and was also maugled lu varlous
plaees by tbe knife.
Horaee .1. Parker of Vergennes, who
reeently graduated at the head of his
elass iu the Xew York Dental college.
has aeceptedan oll'erot luerative employ-
uient lor llve years iu that eity.
George Itnish, who died iu Montreal
the 21st, passed his youlli iu Vermont
and mari'ied .Miss Kli'a Maria. daughter
of the late Belden Seymoiir of Vergennes.
Ile was engaged iu tlie foimdiy busine-s
at tho timo ol his death.
Mentioniug the arrival of Senator Kd
munds at. Aikeu, S. ('., the 1,'tconler of
thut town says : "Hls family have been
spetidlug the winter here aud are eom
fnrtably (iiartered at one of our hutels.
The Senator koi-ps a stylish earriage aud
pair of his own, ilriven'by a white eoali
man arrayed in bluu eoat and brass but
tons. Mlss l'dmuuds is freipientiy seen
ont riding ou a line animal ol hei' own,
whieh is said to have eust 81,000."
Worklng nnd Salting Butlpr.
A correspomleut of tho Amcrieuu
Cidlimtor says: "(Jrcat care is neees
sary iu the workiug of butter. Uhiirn
ing sliouhl ceaso wlion thc butter is iu
small liiiups of tho si.e of a pea. Tlien
tlraw oll tho Imtterufuk, r.ml wash the
btiitcr unlil tho watcr I'lins oll clcar.
lu (vorking bo carelul to uvoitl bring
ing tlie tnass to a stieky (ainsisleney,
by whieh ineans tlio 'grain' or texluri;
of thc liuller is tlestroyeil. Instoail of
smoothing aml patting, if a ladle is
usetl, cut oirslices autl pross thcin lo
gethcr. Biittcr-workers Bhoiilil super
setlc the ladlo antl bowl in every fami
ly whero butter is inade, siuce tlopble
tlie (iiautity of bittter, with greater
eae aml in nuicli less tiinc, can bo
worked by them; aml it is the hlghet
ceoiioiny to save haril labor whero n
slight otitlay will do it, and yct cuablc
one to perfortn the work itiorc etlectn
ally. "Mticli has bccn said about the salt
ing ofbtttter, antl wc piesuiue that the
olil recicpe of au ounce to a pound is
aiill tho gtiiilc with most, as it proves
tho best. 'ludepcutleiit of its ntl'ects
as a eondimeiit,' said tho lato Mr. Mil
lard, 'salt has two distiuct ofliees lo
scrve iu butter making, viz: T.i ro
tnovo hntier milk as far as pos'.ible
from tlic porcs ot thc butter, and to
rentler iuuociious what eautiot lliits be
extracted.' Pctiotratiug the bitttcrmilk,
it coiivcrts it inio briiic, whieh rcmlers
raucidity almost if uol quitc iinpossiblo.
It is well to work iu about threc-quar-tern
oftn ounco of salt wlien tho but
ter is llrst takon from tho cliurn, aml
aiiothcr quarter say iu IwcMly-l'our
liout's, or al tlie last wnrking, aud un
der no cireiitnstanecs hhoiihl aiiythiug
dill'ercut from tho best ipiality of salt
Keeplng a IHnry.
II. 11. Scovel, Cornwall, wriles the
jtirrov: Probably there is no tlutv
so iiuporlaut and noue k i nuicli
ucglccit'd as keeplng a meinorautliiut
ot the transaetious of the prcscut.
Uow coinparalively fcw have other
refcrenees than llie "lliink baek of oe
eiirrenccs." llow oflcu we attempt to
briug to inind some trausaetions of a
year ago, or perhaps only a few weeks.
Kelylng upon no other statisties than
treaeherous meinory, wo fail to oblain
llie satisfaeiory inl'ormatiou. Froiu
childliooil 1 have bccn aeeiistomcd at
tho elose of oaeh day boforo roiiring, to
plaee upon my tuetuoraiiduiu tlie oc
eiirrouees ol the past day, aml all iiu
piii lant iieuis that are woriliy of no
lien, llius atlbnling a romplelo refer
cnee whieh U pri'.ed abovo reinuneiu
liou. Itisuotoiily ileasaut to reeall
the pasi, biit iu uui-l mslanees a great
liuaiicial beuetit. No soeiety is eoin
plote withoul itH reeords, so no tuau ib
complulo wlthout his diary.