Col. Joel J. Seaver. Col. Joel J. Seaver died at his home, in Malone, N.Y., Wednesday night, aged sev- enty-seven years. For twenty-five years he was the chief editorial writer on The Malone Palladium and one of the pro- prietors for a much longer period. He was the first man in Franklin County to volun- teer under President Lincoln's first call for troops, was chosen Captain of Company I, organized in Malone, and at the end of two years was Colonel of his regiment and in command of a brigade. He was a member of the Constitutional Convention in 1867 and Postmaster of Malone during Presi- dent Hayes's administration. The Rev. F. B. Hall of Plattsburg, Chaplain of the old Sixteenth Regiment and a tentmate of Col. Seaver, will officiate at the funeral on Saturday.