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ngers. The train got along very well, though behind time, till it reached about half the distance between Chateaugay and Burke, when it stuck. The men went to work shoveling out, and the train proceeded, but again stuck fast.--This operation wthat both wood and water were getting short. At this juncture it was determined to unhitch from the train and proceed to Burke with the engines, replenish the stock of both, and return again for the passengers. The engines, however, proceeded but d given out, and altogether the prospect of suffering from hunger and cold was terrifying. Messengers were dispatched to Burke for assistance. A survey of the baggage was made, and a cheese and quantity or oysters discovered. The danger of suffer long enough to go to the fence and pull off a board and bring it to the car. During the night the men returned from Burke with a bag of cakes and crackers, and the snow- bound train was provided with a tolerable meal. Two other men now volunt