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542. WH Sat Jun 6, 1795: Windham Academy. The subscriber feeling himself impressed with every sentient of gratitude to the Proprietors of Windham Academy, for the honor they have conferred upon him by placing him at the head of the institution under their inspection, and to the inhabitants in general, for the repeated civilities he has received from them, whilst he has resided amongst them. Still encouraged by many friends and patrons to polite literature, and desirous to be instrumental in training up youth to be useful members of society, at
this era of light and freedom, when they have become so ambitious of academic laurels, and temples are every where erected for the wise and
laudable purposes of adorning and expanding the human mind with the rays of liberal knowledge, he purposes to continue to instruct those who are committed to his care, in all the branches of education necessary to qualify them for the various departments of life. Having made it his study for many years, that he has taught in different seminaries to acquaint himself with the best methods for aiding and guiding genius in its literary desires through the different stages of scholastic learning. He bets leave to present the parents and guardians of youth, and the public in general, with a general idea of the Academy he means to conduct in this place. 1st. The young scholars shall be carefully and
---ditiously initiated in all the branches ccommonly taught in English schools; and that they may early shine in what is to us the most important of all languages, our own, and learn any other with the greater facility, they shall be daily exercised in the rules of grammar, reading the most approved authors attentively, and delivering orations with propriety of gesture, and pronunciation. 2d. The latin, and if desired, greek languages, with geography, history, chronology and rhetoric, shall be taught after the manner now approved in other seminaries. 3d. Any of the students may be instructed in Euclid’s elements, plane and spherical trigonometry, algebra, and the branches depending thereon; also in natural philosophy, with many modern discoveries and improvements. At the end of every quarter, the students shall be examined in their different studies, in presence of their parents and guardians. Declamations in the different languages, specimens of composition and penmanship, will be required, and every means used to excite among the scholars an emulation of excelling. The business of the day shall commence at 8 o’clock in the morning, and conclude at 5 in the evening, with such exercises as are used in other Academies, to inspire youth with a reverential awe of the Deity. The terms of instruction will be 12 shillings per quarter. Those who will be admitted are desired to apply to the subscriber at the Windham Academy. Joseph Eliot. Windham, 26 May, 1795.

543. WH Sat Jun 6, 1795: Badger & Webb, have received a fresh and general assortment of European and India Goods, which they now offer for sale on very reasonable terms, for cash or country produce. They want to purchase good butter and white oak barrel staves, for which they will pay one half cash, the other in goods. Windham, May 27, 1795.

544. WH Sat Jun 6, 1795: The subscriber informs his customers, that he shall grind Salt, next Friday, afternoon. John Bingham. June 5, 1795.

545. WH Sat Jun 6, 1795: Taken up by the subscriber on Tuesday the 19th inst. a dark brown or black mare, some white on her back near side, shod before, judged about seven years old, trots and paces. The owner is requested to pay charges and take he away. John Hanks. Ashford, (Westford Society), May 29, 1795.

546. WH Sat Jun 6, 1795: Strayed or stolen from the subscriber about ten days past, a barrow Hog of a sandy colour, bob tail, would weight
100 lb or more; whoever will give information so that said hog may be found, shall be handsomely rewarded by Edmund Badger. Windham, June 5, 1795.

547. WH Sat Jun 13, 1795: Newark, May 27. A most melancholy event took place in this town on Monday last; Mr. Benjamin Cleveland, silversmith, buried an infant child, of about 7 months old, on the 12th inst. the loss of which afflicted his wife with a grief too sensible and too
weighty to be supported, and, we presume, induced her to form the fatal resolution of abandoning a fond husband and two small children to follow her infant into the regions of death, which she accomplished in the following manner. About Mid-day she expressed a desire to go into the church-yard to visit the grave of her infant, and requested her husband to take care of the children in her absence. He did not oppose her
going, thinking it might tend to alleviate her grief by giving vent to it. He observed as she parted from him a tear standing in her eye. After
she had been some tie gone, he looked into the church yard, to which his house is contiguous, and saw her sitting on the grave of her child.
Anxious for her return he, a few minutes after, looked out again, and observed her lying extended over the grave. Alarmed with the
apprehension that the excess of her grief might possibly have thrown her into a fit, he hastened to the spot, where, horrid to relate! He was
shocked with the heartrending spectacle of his beloved wife, weltering in her own blood, and just expiring! She had taken a razor with her,
with which she had cut her throat quite through the windpipe! Thus fell into an untimely grave an amiable woman, in the bloom of life, whose
memory will be long dear to her neighbors and acquaintance, while the recollection of the distressful circumstances of her death will excite
mingled emotions of pity and horror.

548. WH Sat Jun 13, 1795: New-London, June 12. “On Saturday last, a child aged five years and nine months, son of Mr. Clement Fosdick, at
the head of Niantic river, fell into a well headforemost, 28 feet to the surface of the water, and plunged nine feet further to the bottom; He then turned, and climbing up the side of the well, held on top the water, till relieved; and miraculously received no injury.

549. WH Sat Jun 20, 1795: Knoxville, May 8. It is highly probable that the Choctaws will join the Chickasaws in the war against the Creeks. We learn that upwards of one hundred men, of Mero district impressed with a high sense of the friendship of the Chickasaws, and the essential services by them rendered to that infant settlement, and knowing the imminent danger to which the Chickasaw nation is exposed from a general invasion of the Creeks, voluntarily, and without the order of government, marched out the 25th of April from Nashville, with Major William Colbert, (A Chickasaw chief) to aid that friendly nation, in defense against the common enemy the blood thirsty Creeks. It is here said and believed, that the Creeks have sent runners to the Shawanese and other hostile northern tribes, reminding them that the Chickasaws have, for several years past, joined the armies of the United States commanded by generals St. Clair and Wayne, and urging them to unite inn the total extermination of the Chickasaws. The number of the Chickasaws to the Creeks are as ___ to sixteen. Add to the Creeks the northern tribes, and the fate of the Chickasaws appears inevitable. Is it possible that the United States will suffer the Chickasaw nation, (men, women and children,) to be totally destroyed, for their friendship to them, mani____ in joining the armies of St. Clair and Wayne ____ the hostile northern tribes, and in killing marauding Creeks upon Mero district? National honor, ___, gratitude and sound policy revolt at the idea! The meeting which was by agreement, to take place at Tellico block-house on the first day of June between governor Blount on the part of the United States, and the Cherokees, to complete the exchange of prisoners, (which was done in part last December) postponed to a future day.

550. WH Sat Jun 20, 1795: Philadelphia, June 5. Yesterday, the supreme court of the United States, which had been, for some time past employed in trying those concerned in the late insurrection to the westward, adjourned. Phillip Weigle and John Mitchel, were found guilty of
treason, and condemned to be executed here, on the 17th inst. The trial of James Stewart and Captain Wright, was postponed till the next court. The others were acquitted. Upon this melancholy occasion, Judge Patterson delivered a most pathetic address, which was listened to with the greatest attention by a numerous audience, and had the most visible effect on the unhappy prisoners. May their melancholy fate deter others from attempting to violate the laws of their country.

551. WH Sat Jun 20, 1795: Windham. Died.
Col. Ebenezer Gray, aged 52.
At Canterbury, Mr. Roger Pellet, aged 28.
Mr. James Brown, aged 25.

552. WH Sat Jun 20, 1795: The Members of Wooster, Moriah, St. James’s, and Union Lodges; and others of the Fraternity who may wish to attend, are hereby notified, that the approaching Festival of St. John, will be celebrated in this city, by the above named Lodges, on the 24th inst. The brethren are requested to assemble by 9 o’clock A.M. as the Installment and investiture of the Officers of Somersett Lodge,, will
take place on the morning of that day. Norwich, 10th June, Anno Lucis, 5795.

553. WH Sat Jun 20, 1795: The friends of Samuel Sterry, a young man and mariner, are informed, that he died in February last, in the harbour of Cadiz, and hath left some property. Before his death he informed Capt. Dagget, (with whom he sailed,) that his mother was a widow and lived in Windham, or its vicinity, his friends, (if he has any in these parts) may be more particularly informed, by enquiring of the Printer of this Paper. Windham, June 16th, 1795.

554. WH Sat Jun 20, 1795: From the (London) Morning Chronicle, of October 25. James Brown, boot-closer, eat a turkey weighing seven pounds and a half; a hand of pork, weighing four pounds and a half; a two penny loaf; a shillings’s worth of oysters; two penny pies; and drank a gallon of porter; half a pint of gin; and a shillings worth of punch, for a wager of a guinea; and performed it with ease in thirty-five minutes, at the Sun public house, Charles-street, Westminster, Oct. 20; Ministers should land this man in France without delay, if they have any hopes of reducing that country by famine.

555. WH Sat Jun 27, 1795: Keene. June 9. On Sunday evening, May 24; As three men were attempting, with a pilfered Seine, to make a draw on Connecticut river, a little below Bellow’s Falls. Not being well acquainted with the Fishing ground, they ventured too far out, the stream took and forced them on a bar, where the boat overset, and a Mr. John Wallis, a native of North Britain, was drowned; the other two, with the greatest exertions, reached the shore, and on the 2d of June, the body was found floating in the river, about 3 miles below where the accident happened. A Coroner’s inquest has determined his death Accidental, and on the 3d, his remains were decently interred. What adds distress to the scene, his wife and family are supposed to be on their passage; doubtless anticipating the pleasure of his embrace!!! On the 3d inst. a boy fell from the Bridge, at the Falls aforesaid, about 20 feet, upon a flat rock, by which accident, we hear he is maimed.

556. WH Sat Jun 27, 1795: Windham. Died, at Woodstock, on the 22d instant, after a short illness, Mrs. Rachel McClellan, Consort of
General Samuel McClellan, aged 56. Distinguished by the sweetness of her temper, and the mildness of her manners, she was an ornament to domestic life, and her conduct manifested that spirit of charity and benevolence eminently inculcated by the religion of which she was a professor. Highly esteemed by her numerous acquaintance, and tenderly beloved by her relations she has left an afflicted husband and children, who knew to prize her virtues, and who feel the deepest anguish and sorrow for the loss of an amiable companion, and an affectionate parent. Also died at Woodstock, Capt. Daniel Paine, in the 94th year of his age. A good old man, beloved thro life by all his acquaintance.

557. WH Sat Jun 27, 1795: The term agreed for the packet of papers left at Mr. Butts’s, in Canterbury, is nearly expired; those who wish to
continue them, are requested to meet at Mr. Butts’s on Wednesday next, first July, 6 o’clock P.M. June 26, 1795.

558. WH Sat Jun 27, 1795: Broke into the subscriber’s enclosure the 7th day of June inst. two mules, supposed to be two years of age, small of size, one of them a dark brown, the other a sorrel colour, no artificial mark, the owner may have said mules, by proving property and paying
charges. Abel Dow. Ashford, June 23d, 1795.

559. WH Sat Jun 27, 1795: Strayed from the pasture of Frederick Perkins in Lisbon, about the middle of May last, two three year old Mules,
rather small of their age, the one a sorrel, and the other a brown colour, both horses. Whoever will take up said Mules, or give information where they may be had, shall be handsomely rewarded for their trouble, by me, Ebenezer Coburn. Woodstock, June 20, 1795.

560. WH Sat Jun 27, 1795: From the European Magazine. An approved receipt to preserve Butter. By Dr. Anderson. Take two parts of the best common salt, one part of sugar, and one part salt-petre, beat them up together, and blend the whole completely. Take one ounce of this
composition for every sixteen ounces of butter, work it well into the mess, and chose it up for use. No simple improvement in economics is
greater than this, when compared with the usual method of curing butter by means of common salt alone. In any open market the one would sell for thirty per cent more than the other. The butter thus cured appears of a rich marrowy consistence, and fine colour, and never acquires a brittle hardness, nor tastes salt, like the other, which has the appearance of tallow. Butter cured by this new method must not be opened for use in a month after it is made up. The practice of keeping milk in leaden vessels, and of salting butter in stone jars, &c. is very detrimental;
the well known effects of the poison of lead are, bodily debility, palsy, death. The use of wooden vessels for the purposes is most wholesome and more cleanly.

561. WH Sat Jun 27, 1795: (From the same.) [as above] For the Hooping Cough. The following is a simple and effectual remedy; dissolve a
scruple of salt of tartar in a quarter of a pint of water, and add to it ten grains of cochineal finely powdered, sweetning this with fine sugar;
and give to an infant the fourth part of a table spoonfull four times a day; to a child of two or three years old give half a spoonfull, and from four upwards a spoonfull may be taken: the relief is immediate, and the cure in general within five or six days.

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