Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, March 20, 1873, Page 1

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated March 20, 1873 Page 1
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PfVRTTiANP DAILY PRESS. ' ■ . pTvrtt. A~TCT> TTTrm^nA^ MORNING, MARCH 20, 1873 TERMS $8.00 PER ANNUM IN ADVANCE. ESTABLISHED JUNE 23, 1862. YOL. 12. THF PORTLAND DAILY PRESS Published every day (Sundays excepted) by the POBILAND PIBLI8HIJÎO CO., Λτ 109 Exchakok St, Pobtlaxd. Tebms : Eight Dollars a Year ill advance. THE MAINE"STATE PRESS is piblished every Thursday Morning at $2 50 a year, If paid in advance, at $2 CO a year. Ε aies of Advertising: One Inch of space, in eng li of column, constitutes a -'square. 8 50 per square daily first week; 75 cents per w uk after; three insertions, or less, $1 00; continu as every other day after first week, 50 cents. tialf square, three insertions or less, 75 cente, one we ;k. $1 00 ; 50 cents per week after. Special Notices, oho third additional. Under head of "Amitsmemksts," $2 00 per squaro per week : three insertions or less $1 50. Advertisements inserted in the "Maine State Pbkss" (wh'ch has a large circulation in every part of the State) for $1 00 per square lor first Insertion, an 1 50 cents per square for each subsequent inser tion. Address all communications to PORTLAND PUBLISHING CO. BUSINESS CARDS. T. W. EMERSON, Plain and Dccoratife Paper Hanger. Orders left at Loring, Short & Harmon's receive immediate attention. Residence, No. 3, Andersen St. maris *dlm JAMES T. JIcCOBB, COUNSELLOR AT LAW, No. 95 Exchange Street, PORTLAND, MAINE. niarl2 eod3m S0RIBNER & JORDAN, Attornevs and Solicitors American and Foreign Patents, J. E. COPPIN) Consulting Engineer. 94 flliddle cor. Exchange Wis., Portland, flic. Kxamillations made by our agent in Washington when desired. Consultation free. Letters of inquiry cheerfully aud promptly answered. All business in :esiiect to an application for Patent can be transact ed by mail. jy2 Τ Τ S tf _ J. H. HOOPER," UPHO LSTEREB Nos. 31 and 33 Free SL, MAXCFACTCBEE OP Parlor Suits, Lounges. Spring Beds, Mattresses, TIcDonoiigb Patent Bed Lounge*, En ameled Chain, Ac. Cg'-All kinds of repairing neatly dene. Furniture boxed and matted. octC-'GOT T&Sti WM. L. SOUTHARD, !*o. S Fcmberton sqaarc Boston, Will Buy and-Sell on COMMISSION HJC.A1J U.Q1A1B.) JUANV) BXWV1WS, W> — AL8C — Negotiate Loan» on mortgages and otlier Securities. REFERENCES : Faneuil Hall Nat. Bank. Hon. John P. Hcaley. Messrs. Tlios. Dana & Co. Hon. Isaac 8. Morse. " Harvey Scudder & Co. Hon. J. S. Abbott. " Kemble & Hastings. Gen. J. S. Whitney. " Utley & Boynton. Joseph Dix, Esq. " .lohnP. Squires & Co. R. A. Ballou, Esq. Sam'l B. KrogmaD, Esq. F. W. Pelton, Esq. feb8 eod<£wtf J O ST k KEILER, FRESCO PAINTERS, Office 134 Middle St., up stairs. PORTEND, ME. Orders may be left at F. F. Hale's picture ann O. M & F. P. Brooks', No. 333 Congress St. I^AII Orders promptly all. nded to. Jan25 tf_ L. B. DENNETT, Counsellor at Law, NO. 1 EXCHANGE STREET, PORTLAND. ME. JanlO tf P. & C. B. NASH, NO. 172 AND 174 FORE STREET, PORTLAND, MAINE, Having been appointed Agents for one of the argest Lead Manufactories in New England are ow prepared to offer Sheet Lead and Lead Pipe, to the trade at Boston prices. de28tf HENRT Γ. T. MERRILL, COUNSELOR AT LAW, Ko· 30 Exchange Nt., Portland. ~~ Formerly of the U. S. Treasury Department and Attorney in alt the courts in the District of olumbia, will attend to the prosecution of lairas before the Court of Claims and the various departments at Washington. octll- f ROSS & STURDIVANT, WHOLESALE COAL DEALERS 1 TO Commercial St., Portland. Sole agents in Maine for the sale and shipment of the Celebrated Coal mined by Messrs. Ham mett Nsill & Co., of Philadelphia. We have also for sale at lowest market prico, Wjlkesbarre, Scranton, Lackawanna, and Pittston Coals, shipped from the vicinity of New York. Ves sels procured for the tranportation of coals from port of shipment any point desired. tfapr27 PORTRAIT PAINTER. J. G. CLOU OMAN, 14S ESCOAIIUB ST. jan22tf J. 11. LAMSON, PHOTOGRAPHER, No. 15» Middle Street. PORTLAND, HIE. Copying and enlarging done «ο order. All the new styles, Berlins, Rembrants, Medallion, he Porcelain, or Mezzotint card, and the retouched card, by which new process we get rid of freckles moles,wrinkles and all imperfections of the skin. Call and judge for yourselves. Blotto—Good work at moderate Γπτπ. /m ι in iv r icww· «—« J J. II. F Ο G G , Attorney and Counsellor at Law, 1191-2 EXCHANGE ST., (Corner of Exchange and Federal Sts.,) feb27 PORTLAND, 1M IE. tf J. ENGER, * PIAKO-FORTE TUNER AifD REPAIREE. .iS™1" 'λ1,? ,city or ««««try will receive prompt ftbl3 Ad(iref" at v-s· Uote). or 31 Temple St. eod3iu JAMES O'DONIELL, COUNSELLOR AT LAW, hap removed to NO. 84 1-3 MIDDLE STREET, (2nd door below Canal Bank,) PORTLAND, MAINE. Commissioner of deeds for the several State/. let. 10 tf WIUIAtl HENBx CLIFFORD, Counsellor at Law and in Patent Causes, NO. 80 MIDDLE ST., PORTLAND. Attends to all kinds of Patent business. marlO d3m STItOUT Sc HOLMES, Attorneys and Counsellors at Law, CANAL· BANK BUILDINGS, PORTLAND, ME. A. A. STItOUT. GEO. Γ. HOLMES. d3m BEKJ. KINGSBUBÏ, JR., Attorney at Law, KO. 83 MIDDLE 8TBEET, PORTLAND, ME. ^ (Opposite Canal Bank.) ®&ri2 dim G. W. STOCK, ill AN. ». Physician and Snrgeon, 207 Congress St., Portland. Opposite tiie Park. marlSdtf TO LEI. Stores to Let. STOKE Ne. 154 and 1M Commercial Street, head of Union iVharf. Aicn store No. 3 Portland Pier. maniiw A. K. SHURTLEFF. To Lei. TWO very pleasant and desirable front rooms on Congrees St.. between High and Green Sle. Terms reasonable. Apply at lii8 Fore Street. marl2 tf Board. A FEW GENTLEMEN can be accommodated at at 1G Myrtle street, corner ot Cumberland. Also table boarders, teb25*lm To Let. TWO connected furnished rooms with board at 119 Cumberland cor. of Franklin Sts. feb21 tf Quiet Board, A GENTLEMAN and Lady wishing a quiet home can find pleasant rooms with board at No. 4 Cotton street, secund door from Free street. One or two single gentlemen can be accommodated also. jan7 A Few Good Bents lF applied f0r at °nCe· MATTOCKS & FOX," novSdtf 88 Middle street. I STORE TO LET. A large brick store in the Rackleff Block, corner of Middle and Ceurcli streets—basement and first floor, eleganth finished and adapte! to jobbing dry goods or otner similar trade. Apply to . ALLEN HAINES. septlldtf To the Honorable Charles W. Walton, one of the Justice of the Supreme Ju dicial Court of the State of Uftaiue THE undersigned, Nathan Webb, Attorney ol the United States of America tor the District of j Maine, a duly authorized agent of said United States f r this purpose, respectfully represents that the United States aforesaid are desirous*ef purchasing for the erection of a fi.rt and battery a oert-iin tract of land situated in the town of Cape Elizabeth, in the County of Cumberland, within tne limits of the State of Main»*, particularly bounded and described as follows·. - Beginning at a «-onper bolt in a rock on the southerly Bide of the road leading from the coun ty road to he Portland Head Light House, said cop pet bolt being about eleven hundred feet distant from the county roan known as the shore ro d, thence southerly at light angles with said Light House road seven huna ed ana nineteen feet more or less t«> a copper bolt set in the line of a stone wall, which wall is the southerly boundary of land now or for merlj of Benjamin B. Dyer; tnence easterly by said stone wall about four hundred and twenty-eight feet to the sea shore; thence northeasterly by the sea shore to the point where the southerly side line of the road from county road to the Light House pro longed would strike the sea shore at low water line; thence westerly on such prolongation of the souther ly side line of the road to the Light House to the first boun le; said << escribed parcel of lan I containing about nine acres. That the sole owner of eai<l de scribed tract < f land is supposed to be one Benjamin B. Dyer, of Cape Elizabeth aforesaid, and capable of j conveying the s une to said United States. Taut the said Benjamin B. Dyer, owner as aforesaid of said tract of land, from disagreement in regard to the price of the same, or from some other cause to this applicant and to the said United States unknown, hath refused and still refuses to convey said tract of ! and to said Uni ed States: Wherefore, this applicant, in behalf ot said United States, respectfully pravs your Honor to order notice of this application, conformable with the provisions of the '"Act of the Legislature of the State oî Maine entitled "An act for the relinquishment to the United States in certain cases of title to lands for sites of iizht stations on the coast and waters of the State," approved Febiuary 18,1871, as amended by an act en titled "An Act to ameud Chapter six hundred and forty-nine ot the private laws of one thousand eight hun ired and seventy-one, relating to light houses," approved February 20, 1872, to be published in some newspaper in Portland, nearest to where said tract of land lies, once in each week for the space of four rarvnl V.O nnttna! ΛΛηΙπΙη M «-.i ,1. scriction of said tract of land, together with tho name of the supposed owner, and snail require all persons interested in said lands to come forward on a day to be specilied in said notice and tile their objec tions, if any they should have, to the proposed pur cb» se. And this applicant, in behalf of said United States, further prays, that on the return day specified in said notice r iury may be empannelled in the manner now provid< d by law to assess the val β of said tract of laird at its fair market value, and all damages sus tained by the owner of the lands so appropriated by reason of such appro riatiou. and that such other and further proceedings may be had in pursuance of the aforesaid acts of tne Legislature of the State of Maine as may be requisite to convey to said United States of America a good and absolute title to the above described tract of land against all peisons whatsoever ; and so will ever pray. Dated at Portland, in the County of Cumberland, the twenty-ninth day of October, A. D. 1872. NATHAN WCBB, Attorney of tho United States for the District of Maine. STATE OF MAINE. Cumberland, ss. Upon the foregoing application by Nathan Webb Attorney of the United States of America, it having been satisfactorily made to appear to me that the said applicant is a duly authorized agent of said United States to ma'e the same, and that the mat ters of fact therein set forth are true, and that it con tains an accurate description of the lands proposed to be purchased by the United States for the erection of a fort and battery, together with the names of all known or supposed ow ere of said lands, it is Ordered, That notice of said application be given to all per one interested in the lands therein de scribed, and especially to Benjamin B. Dyer therein named as supposed owner, requiring them to come forward in the Supreme Judicial Court in Portland in the County of Cumberland, on Tuesday,the eighth day of April, A. D. 1873, being the second Tuesday of April next, at 11 o'clock in the fore ιοοη, and file their objections, if any they have, to th «proposed pur chase by the said United States of said lescr bed lands by publication of a true and attend copy of the same application and of this order thereon, once in each week for the space of four months in the Port land Daily Press, a newspaper published in Portland nearest tc where said land lies, the last publication to be at least one week before said eighth date of April. Dated at Portland in the County of Cumberland the thirtieth day of October, A. D. 1872. C. W. WALTON, Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine A true copy of application and order of Court thereon. Âtt6St * D. W. FESSENDEN, Clerk. To the Honorable Charles W. Walton one of the Jneticeii of the Mupreme Ju dicial Conrt of the State of Maine. The undersigned, Nathan Webb Attorney of the United States of America, for the District of Maine, a duiy authorized agent of said United States for this Surpose, respectfully represents that the United tates aforesaid are desirous of purchasing for the erection of a fort and battery, a certain tract of land situated in the town of Cape Elizabeth, in the Coun ty of Cumberland, within the limits of the State of Maine, particularly bounded and described as iol lo we Beginningat the sea shore at the Northeasterly corner of a lo\ of land recently conveyed to the Unit ed States by Asa T. Webster, and the Southeasterly comer of the parcel of land described in and conveyed Dy a deed from Asa T. Webster to George C. Thomp son, dated March 23d, 1849 and recorded in Cumber land Registry οι Deeds, Book 216, Page 465, thence by the division line between said two nieces of land Westerly fifty-two rods and five links; thence,still fol lowing said division line, North Westerly with an in cluded angle of one hundred and eighteen degrees and thirt> minutes ten rods to a copper bolt set in the ledge; thence. North Easterly with an included angle of one hundred and thirty-eight degrees four hundred and forty-eight feet more or less to a cop per bolt set in a rock : thence North Easterly with an included angle of one hundred and twenty-six degrees, three hundred and thirty feet more oi less to low water mark ; thenee by low water mark following the shore to the first bounds: said described parcel of land containing about thirteen acres. That the sole owner of said described tract of land is supposed to be one George C. Thompson, a resident of said Cape Elizabeth and capable ot con veving the same to tile said United States. ihat the said George C, Thompson, owner as afore said of said tract of land, irom disagreement in re gard to the price of the same, or from sou.e other cause to this applicant and to he said United States unknown, hatîi refused and still refuses to convey ani.l trap I nf Ian i to βαΐ 1 IToUaI fSrnios Wherefore this applicant in behalf oi said United States, respectfulh prays your Honor to order notice of thie application conformable with the pre visions of j the Act of the Legislature of the State of Maine, en titled "An Act for the relinquishment to the United Slates In certain cases of title to lands for sites ot light stations on the coast and waters of the State," approved February 18,1671, as amended by an act entitled "An Act to amend Chapter sbc hundred and forty-nine of the private laws of one thousand eight hundred and seventy-one, relating to light houses," approved February 20,1872, to be published in some newspaper in Portland, nearest to where said tract of aud lies, once in each week for the space of tour months, which notice shall contain an accurate de scription ot said tract of land, together with the nam» of the supposed owner, and shall require all persons interested in said lands to come forward on a day to be specified in said notice and liU their objections, if I any they should have, to the proposed purchase. And this applicant, in behalf of said United States, further pray?, that on the return day specified in said notice, a ju* y may be empannellcd in the manner now provid jd by law, to assess the value of said tract of land at its fair market value, and all damages sus tained by the owner of the lands so appropriated by reason of such appropriation ; and that such other and further proceeding* may be had in pursuance of | the a lore saiu acts of the Legislature of the State of J Main as may be requisite to convey to said United State of Ame rija, a good and absolute title to the above < escribed tract of land against all persons whatsoever: and so will ever pray. Dated at Portland, in the County of Cumberland, the twsnty-ninth day of October, A. D. 1872. , NATHAN WEBB, MaSe? United States for the District of STATE OF MAINE. CtJMBKBLA>D. 88. : . Upon the foregoing application by Nathan Wrf.h Attorney oi the~Umte.l States of AmericaTithatfug been satisfactorily made to appear to me that the said applicant is a duly authorized agent ôf the said United States to make the same, and that the mat ters of fact therein set forth are true, and that it con tains an accurate description of the lands proposed to be purchased by the United States for the erecdon of a fort, and battery, together with the names oi all known or supposed owners of said lands, it is Order*d, that notice of said application be given to all persons interested in the lands theiein described and especially to George C. Thompson, theiein named as supposed owner, requiring them to come foiward in tne Supreme Judicial Court, in Portland, in the County of Cumberland, on Tuesday, the eighth day of April, A. D. 1873, being the second Tuesday of April next, at eleven o'clock in the forenoon, and file their objections, if any they have, tc the proposed purchase by the said United Slates oi said described lands, by publication of a true and attested copy of the same application and of this order thereon, once in each wee κ for the space of four months in the Port land Daily Press, a newspaper published m Portland, nearest to where said land Bee, the last publication to be at least one week before said eighth day of April Dated at Portland, in the County of Cumberland, the thirtieth day of October, A. D. 1872. C. W. WALION, Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Maine. A true copy of application and order of Court thereon. Attest : _ D. W. FESSENDEN, Clerk. nov5 oawW4mt ap8 WOOD ! WOOD ARD and SOFT WOOD for «ale at No. 43 Lia com street. Alio Dry Edgings. WM.HUSK. H WANTS, LOST, FOUND. Wanted. GOOD bus'ness men to take the Agency of the VICTOR SEWING MACHINE. The Victoria the most reliable,easiest to manage and will five the best satisfaction of an» machine in the mar et, and in consequence the easiesl machine to sell. To the right man an excellent opportunity is ot fered. We want agents in every town in New Eng land where there is not one already. Those looking for a good paying business wi'l do well to call in or address VICTOR SEWING MACHINE CO., 51tTre mont St., Odd Fellows' Building, Boston. mhl7dlw Wanted. AN APOTHECARY CLERK, ono that lias bad two or three years experience. Audrees Apotn eeary, P. O. Box 1787 Portland. marlO-iw Wanted, first-class canvassers for Abbott's Life Of Napoleon ΠΪ. New Editiou, with accounts of the Prussian War, and the last hoars of the Emperor; making an elegant octavo of 700 pages. The times and the theme renders it the most popular work of the day. Exclusive territory wi h no competition. Β. B. Russell, Publisher, Boston, Mass. mchlO dlw&w3wll Lost. AT CITY HALL, on Friday evening, at the Blums' Masquera de, part of a new Waterproof Cloak, seams btayed with white tape. Another was left in place of the one taken, which the owner can have by calling at 143 Middle street with the one tak en through mistake. feb25 Cord Wood Choppers Wanted. GOOD CHANCE—91 PER CORD. CASH every Saturday. Good boarding places near and chauce to camp out. Fare i^aid on railroad. Also Teams wanted to haul out wood. Refers to W. H. Turner, Snpt. P. & K. R R., Port land. B. C. JOftDAtV, febl5dtf Bur Mills· Wanted. A PLEASANT room on Spring St., or vicinity, furnished or unfurnished. Without board. janlOtt Address BOX 1336. BUSINESS DIRECTORY. Agency for Sewing Machines. η. s. dteb, No. ara middle st. aii kind» of Machines for sale and to let. Repairing· Bakers. W. C. COB B, No·. £8 and :iO Pearl Street· On direct root· between New Cn-loiu Hanse and Pent Offlce, near the Market. Booksellers and Stationers. ΠΟΥΤ, FOGG A- BREED, No. 91 Middle Street. Book Binders. ira. A. quitter, Boom 11, Printer'· Exchange, No. Ill Exchange St. SMALL & SHACKFOBD, No. 35 Plum Street. Carpenters and Builders. WHITNE1 & MEANS, Pearl Street, op posite Park. Dentists. DU. W. B. JOHNSON, over Π. II. Hay'·. Dye-House. F. SYinONDe, India 8t· Velvet Cloak· dyed and finished. FOSTER'S Bye House, 34 Union Street.* Furniture—Wholesale and Retail. walîkk iûKKï ac CO., Arcade, No. 18 Free Street· GEORGE A. WHITNEY, No. 36 Ex change 8t. Upholstering of all kinds done to order. Furniture and House Furnishing Woods. BENJT. ADAUIS, cor. Exchange nnd Fed eral Streets. HOOPER Ac EATON, Old Poet Office, Exchange Street. 1j. F. HO If Τ, No. 11 Preble Street. Up holstering done to order. Furniture and Upholstering. DAVID W. DEANE, Ne. 89 Federal St. All kinds of IJphols <>ringand Repairing done to order. Hair Goods and Toilet Articles. I. F. KIIERRY, No. 9 Clapp's Block Congress Street, opposite Old City Hall. Horse and Ox Shoeing Done in the beat ponible manner by 8. toc.f» & CO., No. 100 Fore St. t Jan 2173 Jewelry and Fine Watches. ABItEB LOWELL, 301 Congress Street. Agents for Howard Watch Company. Manufacturers of Trunks, Talises and Carpet-Bags. 3. Κ. ηΐ ΙΪΛλ & CO., 171 Middle and 11β Federal Streets. Masons and Builders. N. F. RKDLON, 233 1-9 Congress St. Paper Hangings, Window Shades, and Carpctiiigs. LOTHROF,DETENTS Ac CO,, 61 Exbange Sreet and 48 market St. Photographers. A. S. DAVIS Ac CO., No. SO middle Street. J. H. LARSON, 1 53 Middle St.,cor. Cross. Plnmbers. JAMES flIirLBR,5o. 91 Federal Street. K»ery description of Water Fixtures ar ranged and set np in the best manner. Jobbing promptly attended to. Plasterer, Stucco Worker, &c. P. FEENV, Cor. Cumberland and Frank lin Sts. Real Estate Agents. JOHN C. PROCTER, No. 93 Exchange Street. GEO. R. "DAVIS dp Co., No. 3011-9 Con gress Street. Silver Smith and Gold and Silver Plater. M. PEARSON, No. 29 Temple St., near Congress. All kinds of Silrer and Plated Ware Repaired. Silver and Plated Ware. ABNER LOWELL, SOI Congress Street. Schools. ENGLISH and FRENCH SCHOOL,430 Congress Street. Stair Builder. B. F, MBRV. Lo. Î5SÎ Fore Street, cor. Cros« St., in Οι leno's Hill. €r. ί«. HOOPER Λε CO., 8nccessore to Ijittleflcid & Wilson, Cor. York & Ma ple Streets. Watches, Jewelrj, &c. J. W. A H. H. MCDCFFEE, Cor. Middle & Union Su. BOSTON LEAD CO., [lXCORFOBATED IK 1829.] J. H.Chadwick & Co., Ag'ts, Office 22, 24 & 26 Oliver Street, BOSTON, MANUFACTURERS OP BOSTON Pure White Lead ! Dry and Ground in Oil, DRY AND GROUND ZINC, LITHARGE, RED LEAD, LEAD PIPE, SHEET LEAD, TIN PIPE. TIN-LINED PIPE, IRON PIPE and FITTINGSt PUMPS, £<?., £c. Onr Pare White Lead, both dry and ground ia oil, we warrant to be strictly pure* and guarantee that for fineness, body and durability, it is not sur passed by any Lead in the market, either foreign or American. (Jgg^ln order to protect ourselves, we have adopted as our t ade-mark an eight-pointed red star, with corporate seal in the centre. This is on every pack age of our Pare Lend. None genuine witnout it. W. F. Phillips & Co., AGENTS FOB THE CO.. 46 & 48 MIDDLE ST. febl6 6mTTiSsS NEW LAMDBY J ΠΠΗΕ undersigned having assumed charge of a new j*; ^^depacious Laundry would respectfully an ?ra « ΐ iat is prepared'to do washing for Steam· LI', Hi? 5î Families, &c., with special nttentior anil 1?re"8e»» Skirts. Laces, Gents' Shirts Thil l nn^6 ^ioc fine washing.' most LmrnvÎÎyiv, Provided with the newest and ProDrieter Κι}» cïltlery»and experienced help, the tofti&t"1·8"8™166 "ertect sati^c Lettancp»npdbnr! '8 Court, En trance on Pore near India St. Late steward ôt°st>? John s"rerintcn-lant. land Line n Brcoke. Boston and Port febldlyr WM. M. MARKS Book, Card & Job Printer 109 EXCHANGE 8T., (DAILY PRESS PRINTING HOUSE.) Every Description of work promptly-end careful] ν xecuted, and at the lowest prices. ' ap22 tc REAL ESTATE. Geo. R. Davis & Co's BULLETIN. We are prepared to loan money In sums from SlOO to any amount desired, on fini clan mortage» In Portland Cape Elisa beth, Westbrook, or Dcer?ng. Parties de sirous of building earn also be accommoda ted with loans· OEO. II. DAVIS & CO,, Real Estate and mortgage Brokers. fcp24 tf FOR MALE.—Dense No. ·β Brnmball Street, seren rooms, parlor finished in black walnut, marble mantel. Parlor and hall frescoed. House heated by far· naff. Good cellar. Wafer and gas. Lot 5»x»4. Apply to F. «. PATTERSON on the premises, tr to GEO. R. DAVIS A CO. mart eod2w FOB SiLE-A $10,000 Farm lor $5000!! Situated in Cumberland Co., on line ol both Grand Trunk an 1 ITIaine Central Railroad·. Address, enclosing return stamp, GEO. It. DAVIS & CO., Portland, me. feb20 4w To Rent and for Sale. Five Booms on Neal St.— $11 per month. FOR SAL·®—A first class building lot on Emery street—74 feet front, 90 feet deep. Apply to WM. H. JERRiS, mchlDdlw* Real Estate Agent. FOR SALE· The Farm formerly owned by VS Franklin Kid; 1er, in the South Fast ^ part of New Gloucester. Contain rag one hundred acres of land, puita bly divided into Wood, Pasturing and Tillige land, uood buildings, consisting of two story Hon-e with L, wood-shedf, barn, 40 χ 75 feet, carriage house and grainery : two wells of good water ; a large orchard in good bearing condition, Apple, Pear and Plum Trees. Also a quantity of Currant, Gooseberry and Grape Vines, a good milk tara·, 2J miles from Gray Station. For particulars enquire of M. S. KIDDER, on the premises (P. O. Address Noith Gray.) C^r^Here is an opportunity to secure one of the best farms in the country. marl9w6w«12 Farm for Sale or Exchange. A superior Hay Farm in the town of Deering, three and a half miles from Portland. This farm contains about 65 acres nfexcellent mowing land, ''cut. 60 tons of nay iuat season." Good orchard near the houpe. Buildings consist of a two-story and a one-story house, a new barn 40x80, with other ont-buildings. Also, farming tools. Part of the purchase money can lay on a mortgage, or will be exchanged for a house in the city, or a peice of a vessel. For further particulars enquire of GEOROE SMITH, No. 13 Boyd St. marlOtf For Sale· HOUSE No. 45 Melbourne Street, head of North Street ; said house is one of the best locations on the street, tine neighbourhood ; consists of a two story frame house and ell contains 12 rooms, con venient for two families or noe, seven years old, two minuets walk from horse cars; will be sold at a very reasonabl price witbin thirty days. For particulars inquire at WM. K. NEAL'S, 327 Congress Street, Portland. marl7dlm The "Limerick House," FO SALE The subscriber offers ror sale his Hotel iroperty in Limerick Village, York County. ?he bouse bas 22 rooms all in good repair, , J with sheds and two large stables adjoining; I M two wells of water on the premises, and every convenience for a fret-class Hotel. The "Limerick House" is well situated for securing liberal patronage. Enquire further of the owner, JOSEPH G. HARMON, marl3dtf Limerick, Me. Valuable Real Estate for Sale. I Farm in Barpswell, 60 acres. 400 cords wood, oreliard in bearing, price $3000 1 Farm in Freeport, 100 trice 5000 1 Farm in Brunswick, 10 » α., ι price 3600 1 House with 3 acres land in Brunswick village, 1600 Enquire of THOS. W. EATON, mch!4d>Srwlm BRUNSWICK. Real Estate for Sale. HOIJSC: AND LOT NO. 76 STATE ST., Lot contains 31,000 feet of land, with fine fruit gar den, cold, grapery, etc. Apply to W· H. FESSENDEN, marGtf 215 Commercial Street. For Sale. THE house on State Street, occupied by the un dersigned. This house is thoroughly built of brick and stone and has all modern conveniences. ALLEN HAINES. Portland, Sep. 18th, 1872. sepl9-tt St. Lawrence House. For Sale or To Let, 40 Rooms, Gas and Sebago water. Apply to Ε. H. GILLESPIE, sepl3-tf No. 34 Plum St. FOR SALE I House No. 24 Emery St., bead ol Cushman Street. «Α. Said house is one of the best locations on j j on the street ; fine neighborhood. Consists o' ULtwo story framed House and ell, containing ten highly finished rooms; painted walls throughout; gas ; good cellar and heated by furnace ; large brick cis tern, filtered ; well drained. One of the most desi rable and convenient houses in the city ; close to Spring street line of cars ; can be seen from 3 to 5 P. M. Terms easy. Enquire on the premises. June 19. dtt FOR SALE Ϊ TEBBETS HOUSE, SPRING-VALE. WILL BE SOLD CHEAP! As the owner wants to go West. Jan31 SAMUEL D. TEBBETS. "Cheerful Voices" for Schools. i "Gems of Stranss !' All Bay it. There is no mistake about the remark- CLARKE'S able char acter of this MODEL INSTRUCTION BOOK. From the first it has tak- NEW en the lead, selling largely, and eliciting high commendations fiom those well quali METHOD fied tojudjje. Musical Writers for the papers say; " Likely to become as popular JtUK as Richardson's"— "The very book !"—"Among notices, every article has justly placed it far 1K1E.E1D above any similar book"—"Attracts and allures tlie pupil"—"Overflow ing with pure ORGANS. melodies." Price $2,50. For sale everywhere. "Sparkling Babies'' for Schools. Ο. Ditson & Co BmIoi. C. Π. Ditson & Co. 711 Bd'way, Ν. Y "Musical Treasure!" All Try It! mchl2 d2w NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the subscrib er has been duly appointed and taken upon him self the trust cf Administrator of the estate of JOSEPH L SMALL, late of Westbrook, in the County of Cumberland, deceased, and given bonds us the law directs. All persons having de mands upon the estate of said deceased, are required to exhibit the same; and all persons indebted to said estate are called upon to make payment to EDMUND M. WOJDBURY. Adm'r. Westbrook, March 4,1873. mchl0dlaw3wM* NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Subscrib er lias been duly appoiutcd and taken upon himself the trust of Administrator of the estate of ELIZA P. BUSH, late of Portland, in the county of Cumberland, deceased, and given bonds as the law directs. All persons having demands upon the estate of said deceased, are required to ex hibit the same; and all persons indebted to said qe~ tatc arc called upon to make payment to SAMUEL S. MURRY, Adm'r Portland. March 4th, 1873. mar7dlaw3wF Horse and Sleigh for Sale A FINE driving, vreli broke and stylish four year old COLT, with Sleigh, Harper) and Eobee lor sale at a bargain. Apuiy at PLUJH STREET STABLES, decl3 Ho. 10 Plum Street. OUT OF THE FIRE. THE subscriber would respectfully announce that he is already organized in another Mill and ready to fill all orders for Bar Mills Oak as promptly as before the fire. B. C. JORDAN. T28dtf Caution. WHEREAS my wiie Lizzie Griffln, has left my bed and board without provocation, I hereby caution all persons not to harbor or trust her on my account, as I ehall pay no bills of hor contracting. EBKN GRIFFIN. Portland, March 13,1873. marl4#lw Γ' TOC WANT el/ICK. FAT AND HEALTHY DORMES ι«Ε Grows' Condition Powders. nuuie eod2m 1-8-7-3. The Maine State Press 2 IS THE — BEST WEEKLY PAPER IN MAINE: Because it gives more reading matter than any other; Because it is thoroughly a NEWS PAPER; Because it has a larger Editorial force than any other paper in Maine; BecauseitsIflarket, Marine, Con gressional, Legislative and othei reports are fuller than any other paper in Maine; Because its State News is the most carefully collected and select WANTED ! 5000 New Subscribers in January. Oar friends cannot conter s more acceptable New Year's 01ft than by each sending one or a dozen new subscribers. A]Sr OFFER. we win sena an extra copy or tne weekly JfBEsa to any person sending us five new subscribers, witb «10. Special club rates may be obtained by applying the Publishers. THE NEXT YEAR Ko efforts will be spared to make the Maixk State Press more acceptable to its patrons. Indeed the Publishers will not relax tbeir eltorts to make the paper a necessity to those who hare been accus tomed to read it. We pledge that daring the year 1873, the Weekly Press shall be more a NEWSPA PER than ever, so that tho famll· that thoroughly reads the paper will have all the current events of the day. NO chromos. W Oder no picture» to make the value of [the Près up to Its price. We intend to make a paper lor sens., *e people, and make It worth S3 to each subscriber for the year 1873. Now is the time to subscribe. ζ£Γ*Α Local Agent wasted in every town in thj State. Addres PORTLAND PUBLISHING CO* PORTLAND, ME. THB Portland Dailv Press IS — The largest and fullest dally paper publlshedTln Maine, and In the future as In the past, the Publish ers propose to make It beyond question, the Best Newspaper in Maine, By making all its departments fuller and more valu able. The growing importance of Portland as a distrlbutln centre fer Maine, and Its increasing wholesale trade make a full Dally paper imperatively necessary. With a larger Editerai corps than any paper in Maine, with unexcelled facilities Tor collecting new and more space to devote to details, the Publishers will make ever' exertion to render the Daily Press a fuller and more complete paper than it hae hitherto been, and in every respect A FIRST CLASS" NEWSPAPER. The Publishers congratulate themselves that their efforts to make the Press acceptable to its patrons are appreciated from the conclusive fact that with out special efforts, Its list of subscribers has been in creased to a greater extent during the last six months than for any similar period the past six years. As an advertising medium the Daily Press stands first among Maine journals. Terms: $8 a year in advance ; $4 for six months; $2 for three months. Liberal commissions will be paid those who will secure subscribers with prepaid subscriptions. Orders from News Dealers promptly filled, Address Portland Publishing Co. Portland, Dec. 25th, 1873. EDUCATIONAL. Mass. Institute of Technology. Entrance Examinations June 2 and 3, and Oct. 1 and 2. For catalogue, recent entrance examination or farther Inf r mat ion, apply to Prof. SAM tLL KNEELAND, Secretary, Boston, Mass. marlodlm Eaton Family School FOR BOYS, Norridgewock, Maine. THE SPRING TERM of the Eaton School will commence MARCH 24th, And continue thirteen weeks. For Circulars address marl0d3w HAMLIN F. EATON. Navigation School ! A NAVIGATION SCHOOL will he opened at No. 15$ Exchange street, March 3d. to bt? under the charge of Cant. Edward Breen and C. H. Farley. Instruction will be given every alteruoon by Cai-t. Bieen, and Monday and Friday evenings by C. H. Farley. The course will begin with decmal arithme tic, and well comprise Plane; Traverse. Parallel Mid dle Latitude sailing; the upo of Logarithms; the use and a< j jstment of Nautical Instruments; Latitude by Sun *nd Stars, and Longitude bv Chronometer Lunar otservations will not be included in the course but will be taught if desire I. The evening instruction will be given before the whole class, when the various problems involved in navigation will be worked out upon the black-board and illustrated by suitable diagrams and apparatus, and the use and adjinstme t of Instruments explain ed. Subjects collateral to navigation such as Mete orolgy, Ocean Currents, &c., will also be introduced at the evening sessions. For terms, apply to C.B. Farley, No. 4 Exchange street. feb!9tf Choirs, Musical Classes, Conven tions, Aoademiee. ATTENTION! to the following Choice List ot NEW CANTATAS.' ORATORIOS : ANTHEMS New and attractive Cantatas. FORTY-SIXTH PSALM Dudley Buck. 1.00 FESTIVAL CANTATA Eugene Thayer. 1.2S GOUNOD'S CHORAL MUSIC BO Well worthy ot careful study. MUSICAL ENTHUSIAST "... ..Hewitt. 50 An amusing and ver)- melodious musical extravaganza HEW ORATORIOS. ST. PETER ,J. K. Paine. 1.75 PRODIGAL SON Arthur Sullivan. 1.00 Fine effective compositions. ANTHEM BOOKS. SABBATH GUEST Emerson Λ Morey. 1.60 BOCK'S NEW MOTETTE C LLECTION 2.50 BiUMBACH'S SACRED QUARTETTES,[New]2.5C IN PRESS —NEARLY READY. STRAUSS'S DANCE MUSIC. Violin and Piano. 1.00 Tho bjve books sent, post-paid, for retail price. OLIVER D1TSON & CO., Boston 4 ' tl TkTTOnM PL ΛΑ VT_ TT 1_ janl8 S&W&wlyrwt Saw Guinmer & Sharpener. A CHEAP, simple, and durable Machine—easily operated and runnijg wheels from 8x4 inches ti> 12 χ linch. Price of Machine, - - $515. Wheels which bevelled, double bevelled and round face from $3.13 to $7.35, according to thick ness. Heavier Machines »70 and φΟΟ, run ning Wheels up to 24 inchesln diameter. For illustrated Pamphlets or Photographs, address THE TANITE CO , Stroudsburg, Monroe Co., Pa. SPECIAL NOTICE, All ot the TANITE CO.'S good are direct ly made by the Co., at their own Factory and* under their own Patents and Processes. It is cheaper to buy Standard Goods directly from well kuown manufacturers than to buy of Dealers or get low priced or poor goods. The fullest informa tion on all poin s connected wiih Emery Wheels and Emery-Grinding-MachiDery will be furnished by this Company. ν feb8eocJ3m L. C. JOHNSON & SON., —FATING TAKEN THE— RESTAURANT under the New City Building in Lewiston, for the term of five years, would now say to the public that wel η ta d to keep a first-class place in every respect. Our Bu. of Fare shall be in keeping wi'h ihe Portland and Boston Markets. Those visiting Lewision do not forget to call at Manufacturers' and Merchants' RESTAURANT, CITYBriLDING, Pine Street, LEWISTON, ΚΛΙΝΕ. LEWIS C. JOHNSON, JOSEPH A. JOHNSON, jan21 dlynewe3ro DISSOLUTION OF COPARTNER SHIP. THE copartnership under the firm name of Sheri dan, Griffiths Λ* Brackett, having been dissolved by the death of Mr. John Griffiths, I would respect fully inform the public that 1 will continue the busi ness of Plastering Stucco Work & Mastic in all its branches at the old stand No.6 South Street. All orders for Whitening 'Whitewashing and Coloring will also be promptly and faithfully attended to. JAMES C. SHERIDAN. Portland March 10 1873. marl1deoil3w&wlmll Notice to Dredger»! I DESIRE to call attention of parties interested in Dredging to my IMPROVED DIGGER, just patented through the office of Mr. Clifford. Hav ing had con si 'erable experience in these machines I think that this meets all the requirements. It is constructed upon a new plan and is so arranged that the largest am«unt of leverage consista nt wi h com Ëaetness and quickness of opérai ion is obtained, and especially suited to digging in hard bottoms. After a very brief hearing ι be patent was allowed without any material changes. The importance of such an invention on our own coast is well kr.owu to persons engaged in the business. mar!8*3t THOJSMS SY9IONDS. UniliUbAO JLTAUW OJLUA£ X THE undersigned have taken poseeeion of this pop ular establishment for the purpose of carrying on a fiiet class Drug. Prescription and Fancy Goods business, Particular attention wil". be ρ id to the compounding and dispensing of Prescriptions, of ] which department this establishment has for years made a specialty. Among heir stock, wliicu is one of the most select, as well as one of the most exten sive, in the New England States, are comprised all the products of the most celebrated chemii-al labora tories of the New World and the Old. The new tirm will endeavor, by promptness, courtesy and a close attention to the "wants of every customer, to ment thexonfidence and the continuation of the favors of the patrons of their predecessors, and to make Whit' tier's Drud Store in the future, as in the past, the Apothecary Store of the city. J. E. STURGIS & CO. febl9 eodlmo* c ο τ τ ο ν SEED MEAL! 2000 Bags Cotton Seed Meal —FOB θ A L1C BY— KENDALL· & WHITNEY, Ieb7 dtf PLASTER. ΚΛΑ TONS GROUND LAND PLASTER for tlUU sale in barrels or bulk at the lowest Cash price by KENDALL Λ WHITNEY. te Grocery Store for Sale. WITH bar if wanted; centrally located, always I paid well. One of the beet chancre ever offered for a man with email capital. A bargain is offered if applied lor immediately. mar!9d3t TA YLOR & CO., 3 State St., Boston. Fish and Oyster Market for Sale. rjlHOROUGHLY established, regular run of flrst X class paying customers. Also a well furnished lodging bouse connected ;will sell together orsei>aratei Best of reasons ni Ten for selling. TAYLOR Λ CO., 3 S'ate St., Boston, Mass. marl^St Boot and Shoe Store for Sale. IOCATION of great value, ■ ood store with a clean J and well se e.-ted stock; Itnsiness constantly on the increase. Chance seldom met with, as the owner has other business requiriug his whole attention Worthv of investigation. Moderate capital. marl9d3t TAYLOR & CO., 3 Slate St., Boston. WHBN YOU SEE bettor looking and better fitting BOOTS on Men, Women and Chil dren than vou wear, and wish to obtain the same class ot goods, you bave only to call at the store ot mch!7eod3w 31. ». PALME H. ' i l 'c t>._ Etruscan cloth is a new dress material woven from linen thread. Is it not in philosophy as in lore ? The more we have of it and the less we talk About it the better.—Landor. Brides now have their robes made of two different materials, the back of satin and the front of velvet. French, they say. An absent-minded man who went for a square mejl was absurd enough to call for three rounds of toast. A San Francisco restaurant-keeper has got himself into disgrace just by being detected in serving up gulls as quail on toast. The Zanesville Courier claims that that city has more youngsters in training for the posi tion of "Bonis" in minstrel troupes, than any other place on the continent. The new hotel at St. Louis, built on the sitH of the Lindell, will be kiiown as the Ames House, having been "placed where it would do most good."— Chicago Times. When Brigham Young's children siug "Father, dear father, come home," the effect is said to be wonderful. The old man comes home without delay. "Floating down the sea of matrimony, by the light of the honeymoon," is the way a city editor touchingly alludes to the marriage ol his son. V irmont forgets all the hardships of the past winter in jubilation over its maple sugar season, and cheerfully asks, what's the odds so long as it's sappy? The Boston Watchman says that many sor rowing, s mpathctic Christians are following Colfax and Patterson. This is the first public announce lient of the formation of the funer al procession. "Do you like Browning?" asked a reading man of a young lady whom he had taken down to a dinner. The fair creature by his side (who was no bookworm) answered, "Tes—that is, I like crackling." Women in Martinsbnrg, Ind., carry a lit tle hatchet when they go out in the evening, not to show that they cannot tell a lie, but for the benefit of scamps who speak to them without an introduction. The latest novelty in skirt trimmings is the "circle flounce," which, be>ng cut bias in a circle shape, has no fullness at the top, but hangs full at the bottom like a circle cape. It is necessary to have a pattern to cut this flounce. It is a curious fact, remarks an exchange, that the early English kings used to lie in state after death. It is ι-ven more curious than the (act that later Christian statesmen can't wait untii death, but lie in Congress, and out of it, upoi. the slightest provoca tion. There are evidences of a growing civiliza tion in Texas. Her towns are beginning to enjoy the excitements of the oldest and best established cities of the Atlantic coast. A banker in Denison lately absconded with all the deposits on hand, amounting to nearly $100,000, aud yet the people are not content ed or happy. Mr. Wright Johnson, a venerable gentle man of six years, and Miss Bertha Sykes, whose locks had beeu thinned and sil vered by the fligh', of five years, arrived by rs ilway in St Loui:·, recently, having fled from the tyranny of their parents in St. Charles, Mo., with the intention of being matrimonially united. A kind-hearted po liceman who kuew how, took them in charge and dosed them with lollypop and sweet things until they c >uld be sent back home. The importations of pictures for private galleries in New York last year were enor mous, reaching over $1,000,000. One gen tleman paid duties on his importations to the amount of $10,000, and the disbursements of others were almost in equal proportion. It is estimated that about $2,500,000 was spent by persons residing in New York and other cities throughout the United States last year for oil paintings and statuary alone, a large portion of which amount weut to Eu rope. In speaking of Bev. Dr. Moses Stuart, the veuerable Bev. Dr. Todd of Pittsfield says, "Protessoi Stuart was a decided dyspeptic; and I now can see that he was injudlcous as to the amount, and the violence of his exsreise, and also in the time of day when he took it. I have no doubt that he and the good Dr. Payson often mistook the miseries of a weak digestion for the hiding of God's face ; and that they uttered many groans of agony over their sins, which groans were really the re sults of a morbid state of the stomach." Large and attractive signboards are a great feature of Chinese shops, and the words upon them are a strange mixture of the flowery literature of the land and the advertising in stinct of a commercial people. One or two Pefein signboards will illustrate their general character; "Shop of Heaven-sent Luck;" '•Tea Shop of Celestl Ί Principles "The Nine Felicities Prolonged "Mutton Shop of Morning Twilight;" "The Ten Virtues all Complete;'' "Flowers rise to the Milky-way." In these signs we see that the Chinaman can combine the soul of a poet with the pocket of a shopman. A "reg'lar built" vampire came on hoard the steamship Nevada, somcwheic on the Pa· cific, and a daring sailor bagged him. He is said ίο resemble a pterodactyl, but that is rather indefinite,as no pterodactyls have been observed about here for several seasons. It is moie satisfactory to learn that it closely re sembles a blaek-and-tan terrier dog, with wings stretching three or four feet from tip to tip, and teeth half aa inch long, with the use of which it seemed quite familiar. It resent ed all attempts at familiarity, and is supposed to be a full-rigged vampire, of the species that put a man to sleep with their wings and then suck his heart's blood. X loved him not—and yet, now be is gone I feel I am alone. For reasons not to love him onoe I sought And wearied all my thought To vex myself and bim ; I now would give my love could he but live Who latelv lived for me, and when he found 'Twas vain, In holy ground He hid hi» tace amid the shades of death. I waste tor him my breath Who wasted his for me, but mine returns And this lorn boeom burns With ferrent heat, heaving it up in sleep And waking me to weep Tears that had melted his soft heart for years Wept he as bitter tears ; "God !"—snch was hie latest pray sr— "These may she never soare. Quieter Is his breaib, his breast more cold Than daisies in tlie mould Where children i-pell athwart the ehurch-yanl gate His name and life's brief state. Pray for him, gentle rouis, whoe'er ye be, And, oh, pray too, lor me. — Waller Savage Landor. English Women and Yonag Girls. In the parlors the narrow range of thought and conversation is even more noticeable than at the clubs. Here the ladies set tbe tone ; and, kiud as they usually are, bright and pretty as they often are, there is unmis takably among them an unconsciousness of all outside certain narrow limits that custom has prescribed for them. The freedom and gayetv which are not uncommon In the par lors of Americans of the best class will bo hard to find in the drawing-rooms of English iashicnahles. They talk, professedly. Up^u those common topics which should form tn ordinary conversation they do very well, and, among the brighter of them, a kind of wit and wisdom is permitted But that is apt to be α ία mode. The wit is badiy watered. I am not sure, however, that fashionable wis dom and watered wit are peculiar to London. All society-wit is somewhat diseased. The wit th r,'cl1 all(1 i(lle men is poor. It is curious "»«y who have nothing to do but to TWr es st}oul(1 make such very poor ones, most ,,rTi,a fe? recipes afloat from which par^.°f fee."? thing, are evidently pre compiled by tteh!° JMe u>ual'y Μ" expression or imvann?, gesture, and an state ol them".7d wbi,h the as to artificial uantomi!! ll,et,fles. Though tion, there is less ot that am*"1 V0C&1 lnflec" "res portables" th^monTo™* ibc *?«"·»» seem to contradict this, bût re.iw . 11 may when I say that our own fartionriS? not' ners are borrowed from the Eng^ ■«" lish people must speak in some wâv % their peculiarities as a rule, are proper and natural. Our imitative and imprefMble so ciety leaders, seeing something admirable in English aristocratical style, copy tUt accents and gestures, forgetting that they too would seem admirable to others were they to sneak naturally. ^ As a rule, women in English society are re markably natural—negatively natural, I mean. English girls are particularly simple and unassuming. They are innocent of all efforts to impress or astonish. As all woman kind does and should do, they make them selves as pretty as they can ; but as to per sonal superiorities, their educaiors do not lay enough stress upon such things to make them ambitious to excel in that way. All young ladies are taught a certain mode of deportment, which is e> Cf lient to far as It goes. The chief preceptof the code, whether inculcated openly or oy the silent feeling of society, Is that each youn6 lady must do M the rest. That "young English girl," who is the theme of the novelists and the maga zine bards and artists, easily merits all the adulation she receives. Doe* not all the world know, is it not almost an imperti nence to say, that for dignity, modesty, pro priety, sense, and a certain soft self-posses sion, she has hardly her equal any where? But the British maiden Is taught that ambi tion in character is not a desirable thing. The naturalness and propriety which ac company this state of mind are not particu larly adairable. E. S. Nadal In April At lantic. A Queer Fish. Last week when Seth Gre. η was at May ville on busines, his attention was called to a strange fish which had been taken from Chautauqua Lake and preserved. It is dif ficult to give a minute discription ol this fish( as there is no variety well known with which it can be compared. The fish is about six feet in length, and when caught weighed one hundred and thirty-four pounds. There are one back and three belly fins. But the head is what is m ist wonderful and peculiar about the fish. The mouth opens far back and wide enough to receive a nail cask. There is a large falling lip or jaw that sets back and upward as the mouth opens. The inside of the mouth is coveted with a species of coarse hair somewhat resembling the small feathers or down of an ostrich. Projecting for almost fourteen inches from the upper jaw is a >-ort of shovel blade made of a bard tube tance. a His instiument would seem to b« intended for throwing food into the mouth rather than lor attacking other objec's or defending iUelf against assault. As this fish has no teeth, it is supposed that it subsists upon animalcule or otber substances floating in the water, which are drawn or forced into the mouth by the blade attached to its jaw. It is said that only three of these fish bave been seen at Chautauqua Lake, and none of these were seen in full lile and activity. The first was found about forty years ago, the second four yi^ar ι since, and the one which we have attempted to describe was taken from the water a few months since in a help less and dying condition. If the^e fish live to any extent they are in the deep water, and not biting, and being beyond the reach of the fisherman, are rarely seen. When they be come disabled or give out from old age, they may come to the surface and drift ashore as did this. There is no fish reported in the books belonging to the lakes that rtsembles this. The outlet of the Chautauqua has been so obstructed by dams for the last haif century that no such fish could enter that lake by -vay of the Mississippi, Ohio and Alleghany, the outlets of tbe lake. It may be that a lew of these scragglers got in there before the dams were made, and are spending their old age there and occasionally dyit g. It would be interesting to have this fish exhibited to Agassiz or some other eminent naturalist, to eet his idea of its origin and to wnat tribe it belongs—[Rochester Union. A Clerical Joke. There is a gay young Massachusetts preach er in Pittsburg named White who appe re to be fuller of fun than is usual wit j men of hi* cloth. It is said he lately drank too freely of old Monongahela and got on aa unrighteous spree. It would not nave made so much difference if the man White only had got drunk, but in this case the preacher White became tipsy and played tricks upon his office. He was roaming around generally, and at length went to the Western Hotel to take a rest. Here he found a young com fiany enjo , iug themselves in one of the par ors, and he gradually mingles with them and talked himselt into their toleration, if not confidence. At length, to vary the pro gramme of pastimes, he proposed that tbere should be a marriage, and said he was a good preacher to perform the ceremony. They agreed that he was and took up the idea. A young m au and a young woman were found who had never seen each other before that night, and they consented to stand for the groom and bride. Preacher White per formed the ceremony and pronounced the couple man and wife. He then astonished the company and especially the coupla aforesaid, by announcing very solemnly that the marriage was no joke so far as he was concerned, that he was a duly ordained min ister and had lied a very hard knot. In this extremity old Donaldson was sent lor, and before him White testified that the coupl· were legally and lawfully married. Nothing further could be done then. Tbe papers do not state how the young couple finally settled it. At last accounts they were cc&sultiug whether, in their curious predicament. It were better to take their wedding as a joke or a practical reality. Jefferson's Official Delicacy. Jefferson was clear in his great office, and he lived up to his great principles. Being asked bv a neighbor to wnte something that should help him into Congress, Jefferson «aid, "From a very e rlj*moraent of my life, I de termined never to intermeddle with election* by the people, and have invariably adht red to this determination." Much as he loved his old friend and Secretary, William Short, he would not assist him to sell the little pub lic stock which he possessed, saying, "I would do anything my dnty λ ou Id permit; but were I to advise your jgent (who is him self a stock-dealer) to sell out your* at this or that moment, it would e used as a signal to guide speculation." Invited to share In a promising speculation, he declined, on the ground that a public man should preserve hi* mind free from all possible bias of iuterest. When the fugitives from the St. Domingo massacre arrived in 1703, destitute and miser able, he wrote to Monroe: " was so deep a tragedy presented to the feelings of man. I deny the power of the general gov ernment to apply money to such a purpose, but I deny it with a bleeding Heart. It be longs to the State governments. Pray mge ours ta be liberal." In bis French package came one :ij> a letter froui the wife of a groom in the stables of the Duke of Orleans in Paris, addressed to ber sister, a pooc wo man who lived fifteen miles trom Montlcello. He was careful to enjoin it upon his daughter not merely to forward the letter, but to send' it to the woman's house by a special messen ger.—James Barton in April Atlantic. .HIICKLLANGOCi NOTICES. The Centaurs of old—were half horse and half man. They consorted with animals—con quered mankind—lived upon the flowers of the century plant—made one of their number God of the healiug art—transferred their name and home to the constellation Centauriut, and rais ed the divil generally. But the great Centaur Liniment for stiff joints, rheumatism, swellings and lameness upon man or beast, is now aston ishing the world. And astonishes beeause it does its work. Children crt—for Pitcher's Castoria. It regulates the stomach, cures wind colio and causes natural sleep. It is a nutMtiiote r castor oil. „ar20-eodlw*wlt The most sanitary resulti are experienced by taking an occasional dow of that palatab β vegetable compound, 6mol.uh>«» s Extract of Buchv. This medicine, by iU curative properties, removes or counteracts kidney, bladder and glandular diseases, mental an physical debility, female complamts «nd diseases of the urino-genltal orgaus i» sex, and produces permanent be^'^|^odlw

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