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Great snow Storm at Boston --Embargo on Railroad Travel.--Boston has been visited by a real old-fashioned snow storm, recalling, in the length of its duration and in its effects, the traditional snow storms which in New England, years ago, used to bury whole villages. Commencing on Thursday forenoon, it continued with unabated violence for nearly two days. The Journal says of it: Such a tempest has not occurred hereabouts for years. The snow, damp and heavy, fell in great flakes, and was dashed with blinding fury into the faces of all who chanced to be abroad. Buildings exposed to the force of the gale rocked and creaked from base to roof; loose blinds and shutters annoyed their owners by their continual slamming, or were blown from their hinges and scattered about the streets. A great deal of damage was done to trees, both in the city and the suburbs; large limbs were broken off and strewn about, fences were blown down, and swing signs carried away by the wind. Th