Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, March 21, 1873, Page 3

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated March 21, 1873 Page 3
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THE PRESS. FRIDAY MORNING, MARCH 21, 1873. TUE PBKMg May be obtained at the Periodical Depots of Fes eenden Bros., Marquis, Hobinson, Branell & Co.' Auurews. Went worth, Gleudenning Moses, Hender n, ana Cliisholm Bros., ou all trains that run out oi |t ecity. Αι Biddeford, of Pillsbury. a * °* Hodgdon. * At Waterville, of J. S. Carter. At Gorliam, of News Ageut. At Bath, of J. O. Shaw. At Lewiston, of W. F. Stanwood, CITY AND VICINITY. JVew AdrcrtiMemeum Te-Day. ENTERTAINMENT COLUMN. Mu*ic Hall—Dramatic Entertainment. SPECIAL NOTICE COLUMN. Notice—J. R. Carswell. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. Wilson's Superphosphate oi Lime. Merchants' Insurance Co—B. Barnes, Jr. The Maine State Agricultural Society. Wan ted—Si tuat ion. Gentlemen's Garments Cleansed—Foster. Nota Bona—W. H. Harrington. Eagle Sugars—Geo. S. Hunt. Maine Savings Bank—Nathl. F. Deeriug. House to Let—J. D. Sawyer. MISCELLANEOUS NOTICES. The Purest and Sweetest Cod-Liver Oil. Stated Meetings. MASONIC At Masonic Hall, No. 95 Exchange Street. YORK BITES. Blue Lodges—Ancient Land-Mark, first Wednes day: Portland, second Wednesday ; Atlantic, third Wednesday. Chapters—Greenlcaf It. A. C., first Monday; Mt. Veruon, R. A. C., third Monday. Council—Portland C. R. & S. Masters, second Monday. CoMmanderies of K. T.—Portland, fourth Mon day : St. Albans, second Thursday. Grand Bodies—Grand Lodge, first Tuesday in May; Grand Chapter, first Tuesday evening in May; Grand Council, Wednesday 3 p. M.; Grand Com mandery, Wednesday evening. ANCIENT ACCEPTED SCOTTISH RITES. Lodge—Yates Grand Lodge of Perfection, first Friday. Council—Portland Oouncil P. of J., second Fri day. CnAPTER—Dunlap Chapter Rose Croix de H., third Friday. Consistory—Maine Consistory, S. P. E. S., fourth Friday in Maich, June, September and December. I.O. O. F. At Odd Fellows' Hall, No. 88 Emchange Street. Lodges—Maine, on Monday evenings; Ancient Brothers, on Thursday evenings; Ligonia, on Friday evenings; Beacon, on Tuesday evenings; Ivy, D., of R., second and fourth Saturday. Encampments—Macliigonne, first and third Wed nesdays; Eastern Star, second and fourth Wednes days; Portland, first aud third Saturdays. Relief association—Every third Tuesday in the month. TEMPLARS OF HONOR. At Templars' Hall, No. 100 Exchange Street. Council—Maine, first and third Mondays in each month. Temple—Forest City, No. 1 every Wednesday evening. Maine Charitaple Mechanic Association— Corner of Congress and streets. Third ι hurs day in each month. ■ ιυΐ/Λυ fflun β V>HK1STIAJS ASSOCIATION-UOIOCr Congress and Casco btreets. Every evening. Poutland F rate RNΙΤΥ—No. 333$ Congress street* Every evening. Κ sights of Pythias—Bramhall Lodge, No. 3, Thursday evenings; Munjoy Lodge, No. 6, Wednes day evenings. At their Hall. Olapp's Block, Market Square. Grasd Army of the Republic—Boswortli Post, No. 2; corner Congress and Casco streets, Friday evenings. Portland Army and Navy Union- Corner Congress and Brown streets. First Tuesday In each month. Soss of Temperance—Portland Division, No. 95; Sons' of Temperance Hall. Friday evening. Independent Order of Good Templars—Ar cana, Monday; Mission, Wednesday;—in Williams' block, Congres street. Mystic, Thursday: Atlantic, Saturday;—at Sons' oi Temperance Hall, Congress street. Iron Clad, Thursday, at West End ; Pocahon tas, Thursday. Portland Typographical Γνιον, No. 75—Cor ner Congress and Casco streets. Second Saturday in each month. Municipal Court. BEFORE JUDGE MORRIS. Thursday.—The only case before the Municipal Court was that of William J. Spick, of the Ned Bunt line troupe, arrested on complaint of Col. Judson for the larceny of a pistol case and soma cartridges. The principal witness against SpicK was the redoubtable Colonel himself, who came into court arrayed in a military coat that once was dark blue, but the hue of which, by much exposure to sun and wind, had become faded to the tint of a water-color sky. The Colonel wore a pensive smile upon his face, and a multitude of gim-cracks, which he called decora tions, upon his manly breast. There was blood in his eye as he took the stand and proceeded, in a very discursive way, to give his evidence. Spick, accord ing to Buntline, was a monster of depravity. Bunt line picked Spick up, gave him a magnificent situa tion and a munificent salary, and entrusted his pet French pistols, perfect marvels in the way of war like weapons, to his charge. Sail pistols Spick base ly and feloniously converted to his own use. The pistols being missed, Spick's trunks were searched, and a sheepskin pistol pouch aud several cartridges found therein. Then Spick took the stand, and stated that he was, at one time, the property-man of the troupe,and that when he was engaged it was agreed that his fare should be pa.d to Chicago, whenever he chose to leave. He had charge of loading the pistols with which Buffalo Bill and Texas Jack kill 439 Indians during the three acts of the play. Of course his con stitution broke down under the arduous labor of load ing these pistols, and he resigned his situation. Bunt line refuse to pay his expenses to Chicago, and Spick br ughtasuit against him. In reveuge Buntline brought the charge of larceny. The pistols were lost in Louisville, and the pouch had been in his trunk •ver since. The judge found no cause and discharged the pris oner. Judson paid Spick's bill, amounting to $25,and Spick withdrew his suit. Subsequently Spick brought an action for false imprisonment against Judson, claiming $1000 damages. Judson gave bonds in $2000 and left for Lewiston. Spick says that there arc but two Indians in the troupe. These were picked up at Niagara Falls.— Judson intends to engage others at Oldtown. The Bradburys appeared for Spick. Brief Jottings. At a special meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen yesterday afternoen, Spencer Rogers and Richard Cole were drawn to serve as petit jurors at the April term of the Supreme Judicial Court. Not satisfied with four dog fights a day,Fore street boys lay claim to a ghost who pots in an WW»» u.uv. V VIU α 1U IIUC WCUlUg, cries in a deep sepulchral voice, "Here's, your nice fresh lobsters" and disappears. A most unreasonable and restless spirit The angels stirred up the celestial feather beds again yesterday, and the result was a fall of "dem'd moist disagreeable" snow. A staging is being erected preparatory to raising the bell on the India street church. Special deputy sheriff Tukey has not re signed. An antediluvian pung capsized opposite the postoffice yesterday. The runners struck a crossing, the horse came to a standstill, and the pung'"jack-knifed" over the boney, blear eyed steed. The drirer crawled from under the horse's legs, and "cussed" dreadfully for five minutes, then proceeded to right his vehicle. Mr. Sterling informs us that he will not, un der any considerations,accept the office of spec ial deputy sheriff. The public are anxiously awaiting further de. velopments in the railroad war, and to-day is expected to biing matters to a crisis. The Portsmouth Chronicle says that two men who booked their names as Sawyer and Mc Leary, from Portland, stopped at the Franklin House Tuesday night, and intentionally made a bon-fire of the bedding in their room. It was very naughty of them. 1} is said that eleven men are seeking to be Wagner's counsel. At present he takes coun sel of no one but himself. The S. H. C. Dramatic Club will give the play of "Not Guilty," at Music Hall on the 28th inst. The billiard gamo between Messrs Waite and Broughton,resulted ina victory forBrough ton. An artists' sale is to take place in this city soon. Boston artists furnish the paintings. A «acred concert Is to take place at the First Baptist church the 2d proximo. Mrs. Weth erbee and Miss Ada Cary, Messrs. Will Stock bridge and W. S. Beckett, and Kotzschmar.are to take part. Thursday morning there were 150 Grand Trunk cars on the side track, loaded with merchandize, awaiting shipment to Halifax, and as many more for St. John. Yesterday the Carlotta brought from Halifax 1200 barrels of herring for New York. A member of the Cumberland Bar was pick ed up drunk in the streets yesterday afternoon, and taken to the police station. Two men, with a policeman astraddle of them, were taken in a cart to the station yes terday. A man was found near the Boston depot last evening anxiously inquiring the way to Black stone street. He «ras obliviously drunk. The forty-fonrtli and nastiest stonn of the season set in yesterday afternoon. By nine o'ftkck great drifts bad formed in the streets. Seven drunkards aud seven lodgers passed the uight at the police station. A large number of persons assembled at City Hall last evening in the expectation of hearing Prof. Churchill read. We understand that the steamer "Chase" is in quarantine at Halifax with a case of small pox on board. A portrait of the Rev. John Bisbee has been presented to the Bisbee Literary Union, by Mrs. Ε, B. Barbour. The Union will have a sociable at Congress Sqnare vestry the 2d prox. Three thousand pounds is the weight of the India street church bell. Capt. Alfred Cleaves of Ferry Village lias sold his sloop "United States" to parties in Cape Ann. „ They have a winged dog at Ferry Village who goes by the name of B. F. B. He draws on the neighbors' kitchens for his back salary. Lent is half over, :i d the ungodly who pine for the flesh pots, are greatly rejoiced. The sun is having a fearful time in getting across the line. A heavy thunder storm set in about mid night. The lightning was very vivid. Action of «he Creditors of J. Wiusloir Jones. The members of the general committee of creditors of J. "Winslow Jones met at the office of Mr. Jones' counsel, Mattocks & Fox, in this this city Wednesday. The meeting adjourned yesterday, having accepted the terms of com promise offered by Mr. Jones, The committee who were entrusted with the settlement were selected by the creditors, whose debts had ac crued at the various corn packing establish ments owned by Mr. Jones in this State, ear ly all the claims elsewhere having been paid early in the season,as they fell due before those contracted in this State. The committee for each factory having full power and authority to adjust the claims of all creditors represented by them, one delegate being allowed to every S3000 of indebtedness. The organization of the meet ing was as follows : President—Isaac Webb. Bridgton. Secretary—Charles S. Fobes, Portland. Committee—Portland, Biveiton and Miscel laneous—Benjamin Bailey, Deering; Perez Burnham, Portland; Thomas S. F->bes, Port land; Edward Hunnewell, Windham; Charles A. Haskell, Windham; Thomas Lowell, West brook; Charles J. Morris, Portland; Beuben Lowell, Windham; Nelson W. Bicbardson, Deering; David Tucker, Portland; George War ren, Westbrook; Adam F. Winslow, Falmouth. YARMOUTH FACTOKT. Daniel Field, Auburn; E. D. Lane, Yar mouth; Samuel Skillings, North Yarmouth. KENDALL'S MILLS FACTORY. Silas Hoxie, Fairfield; Henry Kellev, Fair field. FARMINGTON FACTORY. W. W. Dixby, Farmington; Reuben Fender foii, Farmington; Joseph Furbish, Farming ton. BRIDGTON FACTORY. Samuel F. Perley, Naples; Frederick J. Lit tletield, Bridgton; Darwin Ingalls, Bridgton; Edward B. Staples, Denmark; Charles Young, Waterford; Alfred S. Kimball, Waterford; Eb en F. Bangs, Sweden ; Edward K. Whitney, Harrison. The adjustment was made upon α basis of twenty per cent., although several of the dele gations elected to distribute the money in dif ferent ways. The settlemeut was entirely sat isfactory tD the creditors and highly creditable tn Μ ι· .înnno Tf î.Iia petntA liilfl hppn allowed to go into bankruptcy but a trifling dividend could have by any possibility been paid, and the vast business carried on by Mr, Jones would have passed into other hands. Under the com promise Mr. Jones will be enabled to go on in business with excellent prospects, and his twenty years experience will undoubtedly be re warded by success in the future. The fact that the sales made by Mr. Jones during the past year amounted to nearly §700,000, will give some idea of the extent of the business carried on by him. The committee selected by the creditors have had a very difficult task to ad just the matter to the satisfaction of their va rious constituents, there being necessarily a great variety of opinions as well as interests. The fact that out of 1016 creditors all but about 20 have come into ths settlement, speaks well for the sound judgment of the creditors who preferred to manage their own matters instead of waiting for the tedious, unprofitable pro cesses of the law. FunerAL· Services.—The funeral services over the remains of the late Augustus Raymond took place at the late residence of the de ceased, on the corner of Brackett and Arsenal Streets, at two o'clock yesterday afternoon. Rev. Mr. Bicknell, chaplain of the Grand Army and of the Army and Navy Union, officiated. The pall-beares were members of these two organizations, and the escort to the grave was furnished by the Grand Army. A Test Case.—The case of Gee vs. Patter son et als., goes up to the full bench ou excep tions, on the ground that the verdict is against the law and evidence. It will be made a test case, and will result in solving the conundrum, how much evidence is required to justify an oath that a man is about to leave the State. We understand that Mr. Patterson consulted with his counsel before he made oath to that effect. An Old Time Caterer.—The old Broad farm in Deering will be remembered by many of our citizens as the seat of a tavern famous for its brown bread and baked beans. Many are the parties from Portland who visited the old farm house when they and the century were in their teens together. Now the last of the Broads, Silas, bas just died at the age of 78, and almost the only link which connected the old tavern with the life of to-day has been broken. Making up a Slate.—The Dirigo Slate Quar ry Company meets for organization in this city next Tuesday. The capital, which is said to be largely distributed among BostoD parties, amounts to 8120,000. All but $20,000 of the stock is understood to be sold. It will be re membered tha. the quarry is situated in Mon son. The slate is said to be of very fine quali ty· Temperance Meeting. — There will be a temperance meeting at the Allen mission chapel next Monday evening. The names of the speakers will be announced to-morrow morning. Merchants' Insurance Company of Ne w ark, Ν. J.—We would call attention to the ad vprt.iapmpnt.f>f t.ho fihnup-namoH "Pipa In«iirn.ripp Company in another column, Mr. B. Barnes, jr., Agent. It U one of the strongest and best companies in the country, and insures at fair rates. Messrs. Atwood & Cline, No. 88 Brackett Street, have fur sale to-day one of the finest lots of land-locked salmon evtr seen in a Port land market. This firm have the reputation of keeping the best of all varieties of fish. The Portland Shirt is warranted in fit, mate rial and make. HIieCEIiLANEOlIe NOTICE». The complaints of disgusting odors and inju rious effects produced by the use of Parafine Oils on machinery are inexcusable, so long as manufacturers can obtain the pure Sperm and Tallow Oils made by Ε. H. Kellogg, of New York, at the low prices he advertises. The Purest and Sweetest Cod-Liver Oil is Hazard & Caswell's, made on the sea shore, from fresh selected livers, by Caswell, Hazard & Co., New York. It is absolutely pure and iweet. Patients who have once taken it prefer it to all others. Physicians have decided it su perior to any of the other oils in market. uiar21-4wt Steel Knives and every descriptiou of Table Ware Plated, or Replated in the very best man ner at short notice and at a reasonable price, at Atwood's New Rooms, 27 Market Square. feb25-eodtf ΛΥ anted. A special agent to secure new business for the Equitable Life in the city of Portland and vicinity. None but live and energetic men who can earn at least a salary of $2000 need apply. Roberts & Clark, 65 Exchange St. Portland. ItllNOH TELEGBtDIft. The people of Turk's Island have presented a memorial to the Legislative Council of .Jamai ca, praying that they be placed under the gov ernment of Jamaica. There are fears of another commercial crisis in Montreal,owing to the stringent money mar ket. Albert Van Wagner, a representative of a large number of the creditors of Bowles Bros., gives the opinion that Mr. Appleton, the spec ial partner, will turn over sufficient property to satisfy these creditors. Ellis Ward challenges Biglin to row a five mile race at Springfield, Mass., in July, for five hundred dollars a side. The felt factory burned in Brooklyn late Wednesday night and Thursday morning en tai s a loss of §70,000. It is the third time that it has been burned. John Maxwell was put under §7000 bonds at Annapolis Wednesday, for shooting at Airs. Lannah, proprietress of a hotel there, because elie ejected him from the hotel the night pre vious. The woman shot back at him, but neither was wouuded. BY TELEGRAPH. MATTERS IN MAINE. The Storim. AforsTA, March 20.—A furious northeast snow storm has prevailed here since about two o'clock this afternoon, and at this liour(l a. m.) it still continues with no abatement, 01 ac count of which the night trains will be consid erably delayed. Hard Experience. Boston, March 20.—The brig J. H. Lane of Searsport, from Messina, arrived to-day and re ports having met with heavy westerly gales from February llith to March 19th. March 3i, in a gale, Leonard Bergdaht, a seamau of Gjttenburg, fell from aloft and was lost. On the 14th a huge sea broke aboard, staving in the rails and cabin windows and washing over board Daniel Hackett of Worcester, Mass, who was lost. NEW HAMPSHIRE. A Defaulter. Keens, March 20.—Orlaudo J. Raymond, se lectmau and town Treasurer of Bindge, is un der arrest, charged with embezzling S^OOO ot the town's funds. MASSACHUSETTS. Execution in Boston To-day. McElhaney the Wife-Murderer. Boston, March 20.—James McElhaney, con demned to death for the murder of his wife by shooting, at the South End in August last, will be hanged to-morrow at 11 a. m., should noth ing intervene. He and his friends and a'dvisers have given up all hope of commutation or re prieve. In fact the latter decree of leniency has not been asked for since the overruling of the plea for a new trial by the Supreme Court. Though naturally of a nervous disposition and feeliug his position keenly, the prisoner is re signed and penitent, and calmly awaiting his end, his ouly outward manifestation of concern when alone being an apparent fhvoluntary rub bing together of his hands, but not a word of allusion of his rapidly approaching fate escapes his lips to his prison attendants. Since his in carceration he has occupied cell No. 29 in the east wing in the Charles street jail, but for rea son that it was not so convenient to the offi cers and still less free from interruption, he was on Wednesday uight removed to No. 12, in the south wing. He occupied this cell several hours when he said he did not feel at home there and the sheriff kindly allowed him to return to his old quarters, for which favor he was very grate ful. His father and mother yesterday passed several hours in his company, when he execut ed his will in their presence, affixing his signa ture in a clear hand in a marked contrast to those of the witness of the document, whose sympathies excited their nerves almost beyond control. Last eight was passed quietly, and to-day his father, mother, two sisters and a cousin visitd him. They spent an hour aud a half in his company and took an affecting and final leave. lu parting McElhaney naturally exhibited more than ordinary emotion, which he soon controlled, however, after they were gone. These were the last callers he was to re ceive, according to his own request, except three KiKLny well, wuu vuiuuteereu ineir services as spiritual advisers, Messrs. Ray, Scott, and Up ham of the Methodist Episcopal church, the, former attending him from the time the rela tives departed till late in the evening, when the others arrived to administer consolation during the waking moments of the night. Mr. Kay will accompany McElhaney to the scaffold to morrow after an hour of devotion in his cell. The scaffold wliicn was originally built for the execution of Prof. J. W. Webster, for the mur der of Dr. Parkman, and has been used at num erous executions in eastern Massachusetts and twice in adjoining States, was put up in the sa tunda of the jail this afternoon under the su pervision ot Sheriff John M. Cl?rk. By his di rection the execution will bo conducted in as quiet a manner as possible, The necessary witnesses being present, and all the prisoners whose cells overlo k the solemn scene are to be removed to the other parts of the structure. A Bank Robber'* Case. The case of Wm. A. Glover, convicted more than a year since for being an accessory to the robbery of the Boylston Bank, has been decid ed, the Supreme Court having overruled the exceptions. Glover will be senteuced at an early day, having been in jail nearly two years since his arrest. The Storm. A strong easterly gale and thick snow storm prevailed this afternoon and evening. NEW YORK. Arreat of Supposed Bank of England Fergera. New Yokk, March 20.—It is stated that sev eral arrests have been made by detectives of passengers on the incoming English steamers, who are supposed to have been eng-ged in the forgeries on the Bank of England. One state ment is that Warren, the successful forger, was one of the parties arrested. Later. -George McDonald, reported to be the Bank of England forger, was arrested on the steamship Thuringia last night. Somo two thousand dollars in English gold and valuable diamouds were found on his person. Latest.—It is now stated that $100,000 in gold was found in McDonald's trunk, 810,000 worth of diamonds, a large supply of watches, jewel ry, etc. Only two boxes were found with him, instead of five, as telegraphed. Tbe City Charter. In the Senate this morning the committee on cities reporteil the charter for New York City as amended. It provides that the Board of Al dermen consist of 15 members, and the Assist ant Board of 21 members, who are to be elected for two years on a general ticket, and provides that the Mayor shall nominate the heads of the department, and if the Board of Aldermen confirm them within five days,said nominations shall be considered confirmed. If not continued in five days, the Mayor and President of the Board of Aldermen shall within three days proceed to make appointments. Fο* ter'· Counxcl Baiaes a Point of Law. The assistant counsel for Foster this morning submitted a point at law that the Governor having respited Foster,such action virtually set aside the sentence of death and tin appoint ment of a day and hour of execution. Conse quently it would be in order to move that the sheriff be served with an injunction staying the execution to-morrow until Foster «ball have been retaken before the Court and again sentenced to death by the judge before whom he was tried. These points are now being considered by two judges of the Supreme Court in private consul tation, and if considered tenable the motion for an injunction will be made in open court this afternoon. It Is generally believed, however, that that this last hope for a further respite is vain. Foster's family left by to day's steamer for Europe. His children, at his own request, have not been allowed to see him sinne liU in carceration. Cen. Hairier dan'I take the $5,000. The Evening Post states that General Haw ley, of Connecticut, drew only the amount of pay a< Congressman allowed under the old law, quietly declining the additional payment autho r zed under the new s ilary bill. The Bull's Head Bank — More Defalca tory Officials. A reporter just returned from the Bulls Head Bank Btates that the bank is closed and iu charge of police officers. The following notice is posted on the door: "Affairs are under exam ination; will report at the earliest possible mo ment." Crowds of depositors surround the building. It is rumored that the suspension is owing to defalcation by officers. The amount of the defa cation in the Bull's Head Bank is unknowp, but it is reported to lté very large. Its capital was §200,000. It had no direct con nection with the clearing houses. It is report ed tljat one of the tellers and the hank keeper are.the defaulters. Conflrmation of the Defalcation at Ball Head's Bank — Intense Excitement of Depositors. The suspension of the Bull Head's Bank oc casioned quite a sensation to-day. The bank for many years was under the presidency of Williamson, a wealthy merchant, and occupied a high rank. The dividends were worked up to 4 tier cent, quarterly, and stock at one time was in the viciuity of §250. The surplus of the bank was very small, and the high pr ce of the stock was due chiefly to the larae dividends. It is stated that recently internal dissensions arose, and that the officers aud clerks of the Bank laid a petition before the directors, re questing the president to resign, which he did a short time since. It is reported that the bank lost in deposits on Williamson's resignatiou. Whe then news became generally known, a crowd of excited depositors surrounded the bauk building at 25th street and 3d avenue, and Btrenuos efforts wen made to obtain in terviews with the office s. Thefrout windows and doors were tightly closed, and two police mcH were stationed at the head of the stairway leading to the directors' room. The following notice was placed over the main entrance to the bauk: "Affairs undtr examination; will report at the earliest possible moment." Underneath this the anxious depositors had written, "'What is the result?" and similar questions. The crowd seemed to increase mo mentarily and till late in the aftemoou the step*, sidewalks aud stairways were thronged. Repeated messages wire sent to Willetts, the Cashier, but that gentleman refused to make any dehnite statement until about two o'clock, when he admitted that a defalcation had occurred in the clerical department which len dered it absolutely necessary to suspend pay ment. An examination is making under the advice of counsel. The actual amount of losses is not yet apparent, but he thought the wu"f ? would not suffer to a great extent. While refusing to admit that the bank had be kTrroVm°hVaeint' FlU®tts seemed to think that its credit had suffered to a jrreat oxtont inrl that stockholders would he heavy losers Acting President Mead says that the investi gation began some days ago, and it soon be came apparent that the accounts had been kept m a very loose manner. Many books were found badly mutilated and several glaring errors were discovered this morning. It Was discovered that the capital was seriously im paired,aud the committee thought it imprudent to continue business, and the bank was there fore closed and the examination of the books continued. Mead says|the account examined to the pres ent time shows that the assets of the bank can not meet the liabilities. The discrepancies have not yet been fastened on any particulai person and the committee are completely be togged as to the author of the trouble. Mr. Meed says that no definite statement in regard «.losses sustained can be made at present, but thinks the amount will not fall far short of 3-0,000. The Bull's Head is a State bank in corporated in 1854 It stood December 28th, last, as follows : Capital $200,000, surplus $85, 000, circulation $0000, deposits SI ,078,000. un paid dividends $2,600, loans, 1,116,800, stocks $30,700, real estate $01,100, specie $0000, legal tenders $72,200. over drafts $2,700. Last year's dividend, 10 per cent, was paid to the stock holders and the stock lately has been quoted at $1.80. The bank always has been considered perfectly safe and the report of its insolvency caused great consternat:on among its deposi tors, many of whom are butchers, drovers and tradesmen with small accounts. One of the directors said this afternoon that the bank no doubt had lost heavily but he felt confident that the depositors would not suffer to a great extent. He further staled that a receiver would soon be appointed. Warren τ·· Fremont. J. Q. Λ. Warrer, in a card, denies the asser tions of Gen. Fremont, that the former offered to settle the case against the latter, but says on the contrary ha(Warren) is awaing documents from Paris to enable him to proceed against Fremont iu ihe courts here. TUe Case of Foster. Judges Davis, Ingraham and Barrett com municated with Mr. Allen, Foster's counsel this afternoon and informed him in reply to his in formal application for the sense of the judges on a motion for a writ of prohibition of the exe cution of Foster, that should the motion be made in open court it would be denied. This of course destroys Foster's last hope of further respite. The sheriff and his deputies are busily en gaged in completing the preparations of the sad tragedy and the construction of the gallows was commenced this morning. It is the same one used in 1871 fo~ the hanging of Thorns, the negro, and has done its terrible duty in the case of eleven others during the last ten years. The scaffold stands at the southeastern angle of the prison yard about ten feet from Foster's coll. The condemned man, sitting in his cell, could plainly hear the carpenters at work. Foster was up early. His spririts seem te sink as the hour of doom draws nigh. He is very taciturn and seems unable to contemplate his fate with calmness and resignation. Still lie is quiet and devotes himself with earnestness to prayer and preparation for the last end. His wife, brother, and brother-in-law called at an early hour. Crossing the prison yard they could see the carpenters at work on the scaf fold. Rev. Wm. Schoonmaker, Chaplain of Sing Sing prison, conversed with him some time, counselling resignation and urging him not to encourage any hope of averting his fate. After the departure of the chaplain Foster threw himself on his bed, his wife taking a seat on the side of it, and the brother occupying a chair directly facing her. They then convers ed in low tones, so the deputy sheriffs could see although they coulu not hear all that pass ed. About two o'clock Rev. Mr. Walker at tended the aged mother of the condemned to his cell and ie last interview with her was verv affecting. Most of the other relations took a farewell this afternoon. The solemn parting between the husband and wife occur red to-night The cell and person of the pris oner was strictly searched to prevent the possi bility of bis having mean - of committing sui cide." Two deputy sheriffs reraaiu on the watch till 7 a m., when they will ba relieved by others, from whose hands he passes to the charge of the sheriff and executioner. The Salary Swindle Denounced. Alba.vy, March 20.—The Senate adopted resolutions denouncing the increase of salaries at Washington and callingupon Republicans in Congress to urge the repeal of the law. Mr. Berg's anti-cruelty to animals bill was de feated in the Assembly. VnriouM matters. Jackson S."huitz and Douglas Taylor, appoint ed to represent New York at Vienna, liave ac cepted the appointment and will soon sail. Albert Van Wagner, a representative of a large number of the cred;t. rs of Bowles Broth ers, gives the opinion that Mr. Anpleton, the special partner, will turn over sufficient prop erty to satisfy these creditors The Tribune charges that Tme Bernhardt, the keeper of an alleged swindling emigrant hotel iu Greenwich Street, systematically despatches runners to Europe, who return as emigrants, and making the acquaintance of fellow steerage passengers inveigle thein on their arrival here into Beinhardt's den. It is stated that great efforts are being mad® to keep the present Tammany Board of Emigra" tion in this city in power, through amendments to the bill now pending before the Legislature. A proposition is being framed into a law, to be submitted to the Legislature, making Ml horse-rûlroad corporations responsible for the safety of passengers from assaults of roughs, and for losses by pickpockets whilo riding on their cars. The Sun warns the public against the numer ous sawdust and lottery swindlers in Fulton Street, whose organized gangs of decoys prowl through the neighboring streets receiving in strangers. The rents and trade in Fulton Street have beeo seriously impaired by the presence of these swindling shops. WASHINGTON. The Charge* against Senator Bogy. Washington, March 20.—'The Senate Com mittee ο _ Elections had a meeting on the case of Senator Bogy. The members have received copies of the testimony taken before the Legis lative Committee, which they will examine in order to determine whether or not they will ror mally investigate the charges agafnst Bogy.— The impression is that the decision in this case will await the decision of the Caldwell case.— If the Senate decides that Caldwell's seat should not be vacated no further action will be taken on any other alleged cases of bribery. If Cald well's' seat is vacated it is considered certain that other charges of corruption will bo thor oughly investigated. Financial. The legal tender notes outstanding are $357, 338,312; luternal revenue receipts to-day $238, 386. The Central Railroad Tax. Collector Bailey of Albany, had an interview with Commissioner Douglass to-day upon the subject of seizure of property of the New York Central Railroad, on account of the scrip div idend tax due the government. The Commis sioner instructs the Co'lector to pursue the course he has taken until enough property is seized and sold to bring to the government the entire amount of claims due. Klilitarj Order. An order has been issued from the Head quarters of the Army, that no officer, either active or retired, shall directly or indirectly, without being ealled upon by the proper au thority, solicit, suggest or recommend action by members of Congress for or against military affairs. Nominations· The President sent the following nominations to the Senate to-day : Washington Booth, col lector of customs at Baltimore, Md. ; Adam E. King, naval officer at Baltimore; John B. Pil low, surveyor of customs at Portsmouth, N. H. ; Selucius Garfield, collector of customs at Pugett Sound; Benjamin F.Green, W. J. L. Nicodemus, Wm. W. Hendrickson and Edward Uolden, professors of mathematics in the navy. EXTRA SESSION OF THE SENATE. Washington, March 21. Oil motion of Mr. Anthony it was resolved that the Committee on Public Printing be in structed to inquire into the number of bills and reports and public documents printed for the use of the Senate, and report what changes, if any, are necessary. The hour of meeting of the Senate was fixed at half pat t ten. Mr. Wright of Iowa, offered an addition to the rules, which he asked to have printed and referred to the Committee on Rules, proposing that no debate shall be in order unless it relate to or be pertinent to the subject before tne Sen ate; that debate maybe closed by a vote of two thirds, after 24 hours' notice. Mr. Thurmati objected, and therefore the re solution lies over. The Senate resumed the consideration of the Caldwell question. Mr. Conkling, who wa* entitled to the floor, being absent, Mr. Hamilton of Maryland, ar gued that the Senate could not go behind the election of Senators and inqiire into the con duct and motives of members composing the Legislature: to do so would tend u> destroy the Êrinci pie on which our government is formed. le could not vote for the pending resolutions declaring tlie seat of the Senator from Kansas as vacant. Mr. Schurz alluding to a portion of Mr. Conkling's remarks, asked the Senator from New York whether he had read in the Wash ington Chronicle an article severely criticising his (Scnurz) late speech, and saying it was a well known fact that this immaculate reformer had received two hundred dollars fee for each speech he made during the late political campaign and said he was a little suprised after the friendly discussion here that the Senator should have made suc h an allusion to him.

He characterized the story as an absolute and unmittigated fabrication. Mr. Conkling inquired whether the Senator meant the last or previous canvass. Mr. Schurz replied that a year ago theie were similar charges against him in the New York Times, and he then pronounced them base and unmitigated f Isehoods. He would ask the Senator from New York what be would think of him if he had repeated the rumors that the Senator from New York had received $10,000 from the Central Pacific Railroad Co. to repre sent its interests, a-d if he had made allusion in sucli a way as to point to the Senator from New York. Would he not in such a case rais ed a question of propriety and decency? Mr. Conkling replied that he would deny it, and call the statement a lie, and authorize the Senator from New York to say to the man who made that statement that he was a liar. Mr. Schurz said that applying the same rule he would call the story to which the Senator alluded a lie and authorize the Senator from New York to call the originator of it a liar. Mr. Conkling—Does the Senator then au thorize me to say it is a lie, that in past cam paigns the Senator received specific sums? Mr. Schurz—1 authorize him to say the man lied who charged me with having received #200 or anything, for any speech I delivered iu the late campaign. I authorize the Senator from New York also to call him a liar who, with re gard to the stories, alleges anything not iu ac cordance with the statement made by mo on this floor in January 1872. Mr. Conkling said he made no allusion to the Senator from Missouri in his speech, if his attention hail not been called to the subject he should never have suspected that he had al luded to the Senator from Missouri. Mr. Schurz said he wa3 glad to take the ex planation, such as given, it the Senator said he made no allusion in his speech to him.(Scbnrz.) Very well, let it go. He did not want personal controversies, but be did not shrink from them. Mr. Emerson rose to make a speech, but yielded for an executive session. After some time spen' therein the Senate ad journed till to-morrow at half-past ten. The Engineers' Strike in Mi»»onri. St. Louis, March 20.—The engineers' strike is now beliedved to be quelled. The only dem onstration yesterday was the turning of a switch at Lexington Junction, by which au engine was Çartially run off the track but no damage done. hose engaged were arrested by the sheriff and are now in jail. The road is well guarded and new engineers, non-members of the Brother hood, are being rapidly employed. Later.—The strike on the St. Louis, Kansas City and Northern Railroad is practically ended. Trains will resume running to-morrow. About forty of he strikers and persons engag ed in obstructing the road and destroying prop erty ar now in jail at different points and will be prosecuted to the extent of the law. The Modoc*. San Francisco, March 19.—The news from the Modoc seat of war is unimportant. About 600 troops are in the field at the present time waiting orders. Gen. Cauby's plan seems to be to surrouud the lava beds and starve the Mo docs, For that purpose four posts will be es tablished on the outskirts of the lava section and on the shore of Lake Tull. Company A, 4th artillery, has been ordered from this city to the seat of -war and will march Friday. The North Cnrolinn Kn-Klux. New York, March 29.—A Raleigh, N. C , despatch states that the United States District Attorney has notified all persous summoned as witnesses iu alleged Ku-Klux cases, that they will not be wanted and are discharged. This applies to the enforcement (or Ku-Kluz) act, and is considered as an endorsement by the Federal government of the recent amnesty act passed by the Legislature. Railroad Collieion. Cleveland, Ohio, March 20.—A collision occurred yesterday at a crossing near Rouenua, Ohio, between the pay train on the Cleveland & Pittsburg railroad, and the Atlantic & Great Western accommodation train. The pay train was badly wrecked and t>ie occupants of the pay car, Wm. Richardson, Roadmaster, and I'atriok Duffy, conductor, wer» severely injur ed. The fireman was also injured. 3IETEOROLOGIC1L . PROBABILITIES FOR THE NEXT TWENTY-FOUR HOFRS. War Dep't, Office Chief Signal! Officer, Washington, D. C., > March 21. (1 A. V.\) For Friday, throughout the Gulf States cold northerly winds will continue with generally clear weather; in the Southern and Middle Atlantic States, northwest winds increasing to brisk, with falling temperature, and partly cloudy weather; for Northern New England, wind will back to west with clear ng weather b. Friday afternuon; for the Lake region gen erally westerly winds, cloudy and clearing weather. Cautionary signals continue in all stations on the Middle anc East Atlantic coast. FOKEIGN . Mr. Gladstone Resumes Office. Exciting Scenes in the llonse of min Lontboîî, March 20—Evening.—The House of Commons presen'ed an unusual spectacle to day in antipation of an important communica tion from Mr. Gladstone, announcing the ter mination of the ministerial crisis by his return to office. All the benches were filled with members and the galleries crowd <1 with spec tator. Among the distinguished persons pres ent were Prince Arthur Dnke of Cambridge, and Prince Christian Many members of the House of Lords also attended the sitting. As Gladstone and Disraeli entered the House loud cheers were successively raised by their respec tive supporters. When Gladstone rose to make his statement the cheering was repeated this time from all parts of the Chamber He said he was now able to acquaint the House with the fact that he and his colleagues iu office, with Her Majes ty's permission, were prepared to carry on the government as before. H explained fully that it was only after the part; opposite had condi tionally refused a minis't v that he and his friends had consented to i: îme office. Gladstone added tha' tl Queeu had given him permission to read in extract from a state ment he had made to Her Maiesty. It was to the effect that he did not suopose that the ef forts of gentlem η of the opposition to defeat the government 'ere made with the deliberate intention of re* sing to organize a Cabinet if it should be req ired of them; but the summa ry refusal wliei the occasion arose, he consid ered not fully raccord with the ex gencies of the case nor with parliamentary usage. The 'remier's speech was frequently intcr rupte with applause, which was warm and Ion' ontinued at the close. .· r. Disraeli explained the course he had tl . ught proper to pursue since the beginning of the crisis. He confessed that the differences between himself and the Irish Catholics were insurmountable A new Cabinet would require to Easter to get into working order, and even then it would have to deal with fiuancial esti mates made by its predecessor, and would prob ably be outvoted very night iu parliament. A dissolution of the House had beeu suggest ed; but why dissolve? Sitting on the opposi tion benches, his friends had difficulty in form inc a policy so short a notice, aud it was uot to be xpected they could appeal to the country wi lout a policy or question more important th ι that of the Irish Ministry bill. There we ■> many questions on which it had been im pos ible to mature a policy even in opposition, such as the Central Asian difficulties, the new rules introduced into international law by the Geneva awards for the Alabama claims, the commercial treaty with France, and others of equal magnitude All thingscousidered lie had felt it to be his duty to decline the rèsponsibili ty of organizing a new government. The Queeu herself had suggested this dissolution of Far liament. He had declined to advise such step, and stated to Her Majesty that in his opinion there was no adequate reason for the govern ment to resign, and that it might return to of fice without the slightest loss of houor and to the greatest possible convenience of the public interest. Disraeli closed with the remark that possibly «orne of bis supporters in the House might be dissatisfied, to which there were loud cries of no, no. in the House of Lords Granville announced the decision of the government in a speech dif fering little from that of Glalstone. The Duke of Richmond defended the conduct of the leaders of the opposition in the crisis. A War of Et area. London, March 20.—The riot in Wolverhamp ton day before yesterdav was between English men and Irishmen employed in the coal mines in that vicinity. The trouble had bee-i brew ing for some days, which culminated Tuesday in an open conflict. The authorities arrested over 100 men. Despatches from the scene of the disturbance this moruing say that there are indications of a renewal of hostilities to-day. The English miners threaten to strike unless the Irish employees are discharged. The shop uvv-j/ν,ια u. _ ο - - " ing are closiug their places of business, ana there is much alarm among the citizens, marshal Bazaiac. Paris, March 20.—The preliminary inquiry into the case of Marshal Bazaine has been con cluded. Nothing was decided upon touching the manner ana place of trial or composition of the tribunal before which the case will lie heard. The friends of the Marshal are now allowed to visit him. London, March 20.—The case of the French government against Marshal Bazaine, charged with treasonable conduct in the surrender of Metz, has proved very weak, the evidence not being sufficient to warrant his conviction. Pres ident Thiers advises that no further action be taken before the court martial, and that Bazaine be released from custody. Spanish Affairs. Madrid, March 19—Evening.—Francis Sal merou was te-day elected President of the Na tional Assembly, and Sardoal and Lopez, Sec retaries. Carlists bands are becoming more numerous and troublesome in Andalusia. Cuban News. Havana, March 19.—At a meeting of the Guild of Merchants it was decided to apportion the untaken bonds of the new loan among the merchants of Havana. Bandits are operating iu the vicinity of Bata bano. Several persons are reported killed. On the 13th iusurgetits attacked the town of Le royal but troops from Holquin ai rived and the insurgents were repulsed. Several engage inents are reported η the central department. The Havana laborantes claim that the insur gents were victorious. The Spanish steamer Chickamauga has arriv ed from New York. The l'ellow Fever and Cholera iu South America. New York, March 20.—The steamer Merri mac brings dates from Bio to Feb. 24tli, and St. Thomas to March 14th. She reports that the United Slates fleet left for the River Platte on account of yellow fever, of which fifty to seventy cases are reported daily. The epidemic extended to Bahia and Pernambuco, where it was so far confined to the shipping. The chol era had broken out in Para and was very fata l. The school ship Mercury was at St. ihoiuas March 14th. She had the yellow fever ou board and two deaths among the crew were re ported. MINOR TELEGBAIIg. The postoffice in Pittston, Pa., was robbed Wednesday night; $1100 worth of stamps be ing taken. The general railroad bill passed the New Jersey Senate Thursday morning unanimously. It is stated that C. D. Van Name, arrested at Louisville a few days siuce. is the robber of the Granite State National Bauk of Exeter, N. H. Mrs. Watson, a confidence woman who has recently victimized hotel keepers of New York and Boston of several thousand dollars, was arrested Wednesday in New York, and held for trial by Judge Dowling. Her husband, Judge Watson of San Francisco, died recently. Hiram Ruggles was confirmed Thursday. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 4th dis trict of Maine. The bill in relation to the repeal of the tax ou bonds and mortgages, has been killed iu the New York Assembly for the present session. The Russian government is in receipt of ad vices from the scene of the outrages upon Khiva, stating that the K. hi vans have initiated offensive operations by an atfcao\c ^ luge of Khail,in which seven of tVi???? νΐ v were severely injured. ^habitants The local option license bill was kiiled in th* New Jersey Assembly Thursday. 111 tbe Noyes, the alleged confederate of the parties who committed the great forgeries on the Bunk of England, had an examination Thursday and was remanded to Newgate. Important correspondence has passed between France and Spain in relation to atrocities per petrated by the Carlist chief, Santa Cruz. The Empress of Russia arrived at Florence Thursday, on her way to southern Italy tor nei health. Ex Congressman Jos. F. Randolph, of New Jersey, died Thursday. Major Stephen H.Webb, formerly of the regular army, died at Jacksonville, Fla., on the 14th inst. Killman, charged with robbing the Payk Bank of New York, has been acquitted. Deeective Blom was arrested at Philadelphia Thursday, charged with making collections on forged certificates of a Swiss society for the re lief of the people of Switzerland. Daniel D. Wright, alias Phillip Stanley, was arrested in >»ew York Thursday, charged wi h being implicated in the late fraudulent issue of Wabash & Fort Wayne railroad shares. Resolutions were offered in the New Jersey House Thursday, condemning the course of the Congressmen of that State, who voted for tbe increase of the salary bill, but were indefinitely postponed, 34 to 17. Samuel Joseph Philipson, charged with forg ing drafts to the amouut of £4200 in Manches ter, Eng., was arrested Thursday in Brooklyn, and will be returned to Euglaud Saturday in the steamship Baltic. FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL.· Foreign Import*. HALIFAX. NS. Steamer Carlotta—1500 bbls 128 half do pickled iish, 11 pkgs merchandise to John Porteous. Keccipl* by Itailroail» ntul Mlrnuiboals. Grand Trunk Railway—8 cars sundries, 48 do lumber, 3 do headings, 5 do for Boston, 1 do starch. 1 Jo cases, 1 do for Λ. Y., 5 do far St. John, NB, 10 do for Halifax, 6 do iron, 10 do for Allan Line, 1 do barley, 1 do bran, 1 do s. boxes, 59 do for G. T. R. Steamer Franconia, from New York—1440 dry hides, '24 bales burlaps, 367 do rags, 38 do rubber. 79 do pulp, 79 rolls pulp, 53 do leather, 575 half chests tea, 1U0 bags seed, 10 do rice, 10 do whiting, 9 do white lead, 8 bbls oranges, 50 bdls paper hangings, 12 do steel, 13 do car springs. !00 boxes tobuceo, L'5do stare!), 125 do cheese, 35 io pipes, 10 do soap, 20 do hardware, 30 «to drugs, 8 bars iron, 2 iron beams, 25 sugar wagons, 7 bales broom corn, 2 anchors, 1 steam pump, 3 pianos, 180 pkgs sundries. Boston Stock List. [Sales at the Broker's Board, March 20.1 Eastern Railroad ,.106$ New York Ntock and Money Market. New York. March. 20- Mornma.—Gold at 115J. Money at 1-32 per cent, per day. Sterling Exchange 108 @ 108}. Stocks dull. State Stocks dull. There were nineteen bids f>r Gold to-day amount ing to $1,772,000 at from 114 51-100 @ 115 63-1U0. The Government advertised to sell one million and a halt which it sold at from 115 57J-100 @ 115 C3-100. New York. March 20—Evenma.—'Tbe suspension o. the Bulls Head Bank was the feature in financial circles to-day and caused a depression and lower prices on Stook Exchange, succeeded by a steadier tone. The bank is a State institution, and though the defalcation wipes out the capital and surplus, its deuosirore and bi 1 holders are believed to be amply secured. The total loss is believed to be about $290, 000. Money active and stringent, bulk call loans being at 1-16 per cent, per day with closing business at 7 per cent. gold. Sterling Exchange dull at 1υ8|. Gold steady at 115Ï @ 115J, and closed at 115J @ 115f ;loans at 4 (a) 7 per cent, gold fjr carrying. Clearings $42, 000,000. Treasury disbursements $41,500. Customs receipts $383,000. Governments strong. State bonds quiet, itauroaa Donas steauy. shocks weax mrougn out the list with the single exception of Western Un ion, which was remarkab y steady the whole day.— The market closed quiet but steady. * The following were the quotations of Government securities: United States coupon 6's, 1881 118i United States5-20's 1S62 115! United States 5-20*8 1S64 11 United States 5-20's 1865, old 11Ρ»ί UniteiJ States 5-20's 1865, new 114! United States 5-20's ISG7 116{_ United States 5-20's U68 HGf United States 5's, new 113$ United States 10-40's.,coupons Ill Currency G's ... 113$ The following were the opening quotations of Stocks: Western Union Telegraph Co 86| Pacific Mail 55$ Ν. Y. Centra1 and Hudson River consolidated... .lUOg Erie 63| Erie preferred .... 74 Union Pacific stock 34$ The following were the quotations for Pacinc Rail road securities: Central Pacific bonds 103$ Union Pacific do 85$ Union Pacific land grants 7K Union Pacific income bonds. 72$ DemcNiic iVlarkeiN. Nbw York. March 20—Evening—Cotton is more active with a demand cor export; sales 2055 bales; Middling uplands at 19£c. Flour quiet and easy; sales 9100 bbls; State 590 @ 8 35; Round hoop Ohio 7 15^ 10 50; Western 5 90 @ 10 50; Southern 6 15 @ 13 00. Wheat quiet and firm; sales 1600 bush; No 1 Soring 1 72$ @ 1 77$; No 2 at 1 60 @1 68; Winter Red Western 1 62$ @ 1 85; White Michigan 1 80 @ 2 15. Corn is quiet and firm ; sales 41,000 bush ; new Mixed Western 64$ @ 65c; old do 65$c afloat; 63$c in store. Oats a shade firmer; sales 67,000 bush ; While State 47 @5 $c; new Western Mixed 45 (a> 48c. Beef steady. Pork irregular ; new mes^ 16 25. Lard firm at 8 7-16 @8}c. Butter firm; State 32@ 48c; Ohio at 18 @ 3lc. Whiskey is lower at 91$c. Rice steady at 8$c. Sugar quiet; Muscovado 8$ @ 8|c; refining 8Jc. Coffee dull; Rio at 16} @ 19c in Gold. Molasses is quiet and firm; New Orleans at 60 @70c. Naval Stores Spirits Turpentine dull at 56$ @ 57c; Rosin quiet at 3 40 for strained. Petroleum quiet and firm ; crude 8$ @ 9c ; refined 19 @ 20c. Tallow is firm at at 8$ @ 8 15-16c. Freights to Liverpool a little firmer; Grain, per steam, at 6| @ 6}d. Chicago, March. 20.—Flour quiet and unchanged. Wheat moderately active but irregular and lower; No 1 Spring 126$; No Spring at 119 @119} cash; 1 20$ seller April ; 121$ for sellerMay; No 3 Spring 1 07$ (φ 1 08$, according to the date of the receipts; rejected at.93c. Com steady ; No 2 Mixed at3l§@ 31} cash ; seller April 31} @ 313c; seller May 35|(aj 35§c; rejected at2?c. Oats dull and drooping; No 2 at 26 @ 26$c lor regular; 26} @ 27c ior fresh ; rejected 23$c. Rye steady ; No 2 at 64 ® 64$c. Barley steady ; No 2 Fall regular at 73 @ 73Jd : fresh 75c ; No 3 at *63 @ 65c. Pork iu fair demand aud higher; seller April 14 70 ; seller May 14 90 @ 15 00. Lard is steady at 7 99 cash ; 8 05 seller May. Bulk Meats quiet and un changed ; shoulders 4] @ 5c ; short rib middles 7$ @ 7$c. Bacon unchanged; clear rtb 8^c packed. Wuis kev dull and holders unwilling to make concssions; sales at 87c; closing at 86Jc bid, 87c asked. Receipts—10,ono bbls flour, 43,000 bush wheat. 71, 000 bush <*orn, 43,000 busb oats, 0,000 bust rye, 12,000 bnsb barley. Shipments—11,000 bbls flour, 14,000 bush wheat, 12, 000 buHh'corn, 34,000 bush oats, 00,000 busb rye, 8,000 bash barley. Oiscin.n ATI, March. 20.—Provisions is stronger.— Pork nominally at 15 25; sale? at 1550 buyer April.— Lard firm ; ste-tm at at 7 81$ ; held at 8 00 ; kettle 8 25. Bulk Meats stronger; sboulaers at 54c ; clear rib sides 7$c; clear sides 7$ @ 7$c; held 4c higher. Bacon is steady ; shoulders at 6§ a) 6$c ; clear rib sides 8$ @ 8| ; clear sides 8$@8gc. Whiskey is active at 86c. xOL s do, March 20.—Flour dull and unchanged.— Wheat dull and lower; extra White Michigan 1 65; Amber Michigan seller April 1 66; do May 1 76; No 1 Red at 1 70; No 2 lied on spot 1 61 @ 1 65 seller April ; 1 70 do May. Corn is steady ; high Mixed on the si>ot 39$; seller May 41$c; seller June 42}c; seller July 43}c ; low Mixed on spot 38}c ; seller April 40c ; no grade at 37fc. Oats steady ; No 'J at 33$c. Receipts—0,000 bbls flour, 3,000 bush wheat, 24,000 bush corn, 5,000 bush oats. Shipments—0000 bbls flour, 6,000 bush wheat, 7,000 bush corn, 0000 busb oats. Detroit, March 20.—Flour quiet and unchanged. Wheat lower; extra White at 1 92; No 1 White 1 83$ @ 1 84; Amber Michigan 1 65. Corn steady at 42$c.— Oats in go >d demand at 35$c. Receipts—2,000 bbls flour. 4000 bush wheat. 17,000 Dusn corn, ϋ,οοο ousn oats. Shipments—11)00 bbl9 flour, 1,000 bush wheat, 8,000 bush corn, 3000 bush oats. Charleston, March 20.—Cotton quiet; Middling upland? 18|c. Savannah. March 20.—Cotton is quiet and steady; Middliuis uplands at 18|<\ Mobile. March 20.—Cotton quiet; Middling up lands at 18J @ 18Jc. New Orleans, March 20.—Cotton in active de mand; Middling uplands 18jc. Havana JVIarket. Havana, March 20.—Sugar irregular. Exchange on the United States, 60 days currency, 11$ @12 premium ; 60 days, Gold, 29J @ 30 prem ; on London 44J@ 45 prem. European Market*. London. March 20—11.00 A. M.—Consols opened at 92} @ 92J tor money and for account. American securities—Nothing doing, and prices nominal. Erie 51|. Liverpool, March 20—5.00 P. M.—Cotton closed firm ; Middling uplands 9J @ 9Jd; do Orleans 9§ @9*: sales 14,000 bales, including 3000 for speculation and export. ___ Freights Philadelphia, Mar. 19.—Freights continue quiet. The rates to Liverpool are 7$ @ 8*1 for Grain, 2s 6d for F.our, 27s 6d for weight, and id for Cotton. Petro leum freights unchanged. A schooner was t^ken from Jacksonville, Fla., to Philadelphia, with Lum ber at $11 ; a schooner to do, at $11 50, and a brig for the North side of Cuba and back at $4 75 @ $7 00 for Sugar and Molasses. Mobile, March 15.—Freights—Rates have advanc ed in all directions, and there is no room for only 400 bales for Liverpool and nothing Coastwise,consequet ly, for the moment, rates are about nominal. We quote last engagements: To Liverpool |d; coastwise ports |c. Great Southern Freight Line via Charles ton or Savannah, 100 lbs —To Boston 95c; New York 80c; Philadelphia 85c; Providence 95c; Fall Riv er 95c. Rates on Cotton composed to the following cities by Mobile & Ohio Railroad, via Corinth and Norfolk, Va., (ind sea from thence,) ψ I00 lbs: Boston 95c ; Providence 95c; Fall Ri er 95c; Baltimore 85c; Philadelphia 85c ; New York 80c; Mobile & Ohio Rail road and Star Liue and Litile Miami Railroad ^ 100 lbs—To Providence and Fall Rive» $126; Boston $1 20; New York $110; Philadelphia $1 05; Balli more $ 1. WEBSTER HOUSE, 382 IIANOVEB ST., BOSTON. The Proprietor having refitted and refurpished this Hotel, respectfully solicits the patronage of those vis iting Boston on business or pleasure. Terms: Rooms and full board, $2 per day. Rooms without board, for each person, 75c. to $1. This house is within five minutes* walk of all the Eastern Sieainer Landings and Depot. It contains 125 rooms, every convenience for comfort, and under the management of Mit. G. W. RELYEA. must prove attractive to the traveling public. Carriages in constaut attendance and Horse Cars pass the door. marleodlm Copartnership and Removal. MR. C. A. KENN A.RD, has this day been admit ted a member of our firm in the Book, Card, and general Job Printing business. Onr largely increased business nas compelled lis to remove to the more spacious rooms, No. 174 Middle, opposite the junction of Federal and Middle Streets, where we hope to serve our customers ae promptly as formerly. GEO. A. JONES & CO. Portland, March 1st. 1873. mar8dlw&then eod2w Portland Turnverein. THE annual mee'ing of the Portland Turnverien for choice of offictrs and the transaction of the usual business will be held at their rooms on FRI DAY EVENING, 21st inst., at 8 o'clock. A full at tendance is requested. Per order. . C. H. WINCHESTER, Secretary. * mclil9d3t ENTERTAINMENTS. MUSIC JÏAJÎjL·. Amateur Dramatic entertainment I to lie given by the s· H. cVs ON FRIDAY & SATURDAY Evr nings, MARCH asm, &»<)«,; — CALLED — NOT GUILTY, In which there is a support of TWENTY PERSONS Having been to a laree expenee in the way of paint ing, scenery, and obtaining prope· ties in order to render the play in a proper manner, it is hoped that the public will show their appreciation by filhng the house both nights. Prices of admission: Orchestra Chairs, 5Pcts. Par quet, 3jcts. Gallerv,25ctc. mar21dtd March 26th, 1873, We shall take Stock, previous to which we shall offer GREAT BARGAINS Iu all the Departments οΓ our store. Jap Silks, Black Alpacas, Janenese Poplins, Light Alpacas, Brussels Silks, Wool Plaids, Grey Mohairs, Black Cashmeres, Light Mohairs. Lyon's Poplins. IN DOMESTICS WE OFFER GREAT INDUCEMENTS. IVapkinn, Turkey Rod Dnnaiikit, Doylic*, Blcacbcil DumanUn Towel·, Half Bleached liamaakii, Linen·, Unbleached Damaabs, Handkerchief*. . We shall make Great Reductions in our prices of WHITE GOODS. One Lot Remnante checked Cambrics very Cheap. Tois Sale will continue but TEN DAYS. COVELL & CO., Corner Congress and Brown Sts. iuarl3 eod2w J. B. Brown & Sons, BANKERS, No. 40 Exchange St., PORTLAND, MAINE. iiuBiiicss me saine a» ail incur porated Bank. Interest allowed on Deposits. Dealers in Government Bonds. Gold and Foreign Exchange. Investment Securities constant ly on hand. ja»29 i«tf THE NEXT YEAR No efforts will bo spared to make the Maine State Press more acceptable to its patrons. Indeed the Publishers will not relax their ettorts to make the paper a necessity to those who have been accus tomed to read it. We pledge that during the year 1873, the Weekly Press shall be more a NEWSPA PER than ever, so that tho famil; that thoroughly reads the paper will have all the current events of the day. ]STO CHROMOS. W ofler no pictures to make the value ol[the Pees up to its price. We intend to make a paper lor sens. '« people, and make It worth S3 to cn<-h subscriber for the year 1873. Now is the time to subscribe. ΐ9~\ Local Agent wanted in every town in thj State. Addre» PORTLAND PUBLISHING CO.g PORTLAND, ME. THE Portland Dailv Press 19 — The largest and fullest dally paper publishedfin 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 cjore valu able. Tlie growing importance of Portland as a distribut In centre for 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 for collecting new and more space to devote to details, the Publishers will make ever' exertion to render the Dai ly Press a fuller and more complet» paper than it has hitherto been, and in every rcopect A FIRST CLASS NEWSPAPER. The Publishers congratulate themselves that their efforts to make tho Press acceptable to its patrons are appreciated from » he 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. fi^g^Orders from News Dealers promptly filled. Address Portland Publishing Co. Dissolution of Copartnership ah persons indebted to sa»d company are liereoj requested to make immediate pavruent of their In debtedness, and all persona kolainar claims again.*! Fortland. Dee. 25th, 1873. said firm are respect] same to mar!9w3wl2 tlully re^ AUCTION SALES. Assignee's Sale. ON WEDNESDAY, March 2Cth, at '1\ o'clock P. Mm 1 *Ίιλ1 I Bell at the salesroom of P. o. Bailey & Co., 18 Exchange street, Portland. Mo., tho Mis cellaneous Librai y of .John O. Win ship, Bankrupt, consisting Appleton's New Amc lean Encyclopedia and other valuable wo«ks. Can be examined on Tuesday and Wednesday before As«i"nee in Bankruptcy of Join O. Win «bip. F. θΓ BAII'KV Se CO., AaclUaeera. inch!9 Portland Dry Dork Bonds al Anc lioi . OX WEDNESDAY, March 2Gtli, at 12 o'clock, Q(mid, at Merchant's Exchange, Exchange St., JO shall «ell for benefit of whom it may concern, 85(1,000 First Mortgage Bonds of Portland Dry Dock ^1* Warehouse Company, Terms mwlo known at ϊ'ί· ®AILEY & CO , Auctioneer*. mar15 dtd Valuable Machinery, En gine, Boiler, &c., AT AUCTION ON FRIDAY, MARCH 2Sth, λ τ :i o'clock p. n., we shall sell at iWELClIEB\S MILLS (so called, ON WEST COMMERCIAL STREET, PORTLAND, ΛΙΚ, the following property if nut disponed or at ptiva'c 8ajVubuiar Boiler, 50 three inch tubes. 10 ft; 1 *ta tionerv Engine, 11x24; 1 Knowles Pump and all connection»; 1 K. Ball & Co.'sdouble Surfacing Ma chine; 1 Daniel κ Planer. 12 feet bed 18 in. wide; 1 Edging Saw Carriage Taldc, &c. ; 1 large ftilitting Saw Table; 1 Myers large size Moulding Machine; 1 Turning Lathe; 1 Chuch Turning Lathe; 1 Wood» Saw Sharpening Machine; 1 irregular Moulding Mi chine: I Band Saw; 1 Grindstone; 1 Swing Cut-ofl Saw; 2 splitting Saw Wood Table»; 3 Gnt-oa Saw»; 2 B. Ball Λ Co.'s Tenon Machines; 1 Saeh Sticking Machine wood; 1 Smith's power Mortitwg Machin· doors; 1 Smith'» power Mortising Machine sash; 1 Boring Machine; 1 Panel Planer; 1 Panel Kaiser; 1 Glue Sink and Heater; 4 Door sett»; I Sand Papor ing Ma· hine; 1 Smith's Moulding Machine; 1 Smiih s Mortising Machine Sash; - Blind Slat 'lenon Ma chines; 1 R. Ball & Co.'s Tenon Macldue; 1 C riœiûng Machine; 1 Wiring Machine Blinds; 1 Y\iri"g Ma chine; Main Sha t, Hangers and Pulleys; 2 four lect Iron Pulleys; 65 feet 3-lnch shalling; 8 large Hang ers; Counter Shafts and Pullrys; Emery v»hsels; Hand screws; Iron fut ting tor Moulding Machine. F. O. BAILEY A- CO., Auctioneer». mch4 dtd Auction Sale. TO be gold at public auction on the premises, on Thursday, April tenth, the valuable and well known fa» m of the late Richard Puiinton ; said farm is situa·e<i in East Windham, on the road leading from Portland to Gray Corner, and consisting of 50 acres of land well divided into tillage and pasture lands; an exc lient hay farm ; Also 30 acres ot wood land well timbered. The -uUulngs consist of dwell ing House, Wood-sh«d. two Barns, and ο her ont buildings. Water convenient to house and barn. Al-o farming tools, carriages, baggage wagon, nice top buggy, horse, household fnrniiure, &c., etc. Sale commencing at 9 o'clock t M. *)OHN O. WiNSHlP, Auctioneer. So. Windham, March 18, 1873. marlJdlawidw3w Administrators Sale of Real Estate at Public Auction. BY virtue of a license from the Hon. Judge ol Probate for Cumberland County, 1 shal sell at public auctiou, on the premises, on Saturday the nineteenth day of Ai«ril next at 11 A. M., all the real estate belonging to the estate of Levi A. Carter, late of Freeport, in said County itnrWUlt Said real es tate consists of about 33acre.* of land situated on the road leading from Freei ort to South Durham, about 3 mues irorn neecort Village, containing mowing, pasturage, Ac., with < good barn standing thereon; Also about tlire - ac.e» ob salt marsh near Ieiae! True's, in said Freeport about one in lie below Free port Village. The reversion of tlie Widow's dower in the first described property will be sold at the same time and place. Terms made known at time of sale. EDWARD P. OXNARD, Adm'r of Estate of I evi A. < ates. Freeport, March I8tb, 1873. mari8doaw3w· J. S. BAILEl' Α (Ό, Commission Merchants, AUCTIONLEES WO. 99 EXCHANGE MTBEhf. Next below Merchants' Exchange. JOSEPH S. BAILEY, GEO. W. PARKER. References—Messrs. H. J. Libby & Co., and Hon Charles P. Kimb.M ι οι·Ι,«η 1, Me.; Messis. Leonard & Co.. and Lee & Shepard. Boston. a pi It Allan Line. Montreal Ocean Steamship Co. UJiDER CONTRACT FOR ΤΠΕ CARRYIKO OF THE Canadian anil United States UlaiU. Passengers booked to London derry and Liverpool. Return Tic-lcet» granted at Reduced Kates. The Steamship l*Itl8SI AN, Capt. Rutton, Will leave this port for Liverpool on MATURDAV, March <Nd, Immediately aller the arrival of the Train of the previous day from Montreal. Passage to Londonderry and Liverpool, Cabin (ac coidiog to accommodations) $70 to $80 Payable in Gold or its equivalent. For Freight or Cabin Passage, apply to H. & A. ALLAN, No. 1 India St. Fv r Steerage Passage inward ami outward, and tor Sight Drafts on England for email amounts apply to JAMES L. FARMER, No. 3 India StTeet. Portland. Nov. 19tb. 1872. niiHif W. C.( LARK, 103 FEDERAL STREET, β Da«r. Ea.t of Trinplr Si.. PORTLAND, ME. GAS AND WATER PIPING. Gas and Water Pipe introduced intoHouses, Halls, Hotels and public buildings in a faithful manner. Also, Gas Fixtures, Images and r.usts rebronzed and made to look as good as new. Gas Rings and Jets made to order. Mr. C., who for several years past has been in the employ of Mr. Kinsman, hopes by promptness and strict attention to business to merit a fair share of public patronage. febl8dtf GAS NOTICE. Orders for removal of obstruct ions in service pipes, if left at the Office in the Morning will be at tended to same day; if lelt late in the day, they may not receive at ^Λη^ΐηη 4-ill Joir Argus and Advertiser copv. jati31dtf INTERNATIONAL STEAMSHIP CO. Eaatport, Calaia nnd Ht. John, Dig by, H iudior and Halifax. SPRING ARRANGEMENT. TWO TRIPS PER WEEK! On and after Monday March 24tli the Steamer New York, Capt. Ε. B. Winchester, and the Stero _ >er New Brunswick, Cant. S.H. ^rPike, will leave Rnllroaa Wharf, foot ot S tu to St., every MONDAY and THURSDAY at 6 P. M., for Eastport anil bt. John. He turning will leave St. John and Eastport on the same days. Connections made at Eastport for St. Andrews, Robbitistoti, Calais, Woodstock and Houlton. Connections made at St. John for Digbv, Annapo lis, Windson, Kentville, Halifax, N. S.,Sneuiac, Am herst. dTTreirUt received on days of sailiug until 4 o'clock P. M. marisislwtc A. R. STUBBS, Agent. w. c. beckétt; Merchant Tailor ! 137 MDDLE ST., Still keeps up his reputation for selecting STYLISH GOODS, As you will see by looking iuto his window, and call ing in to examine New Goods Just Received. 137 MIDDLE STREET. roarl-t (13 w GEO. E. COLI IMS, PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTIST, 316 CONGRESS STREET, I« prepared to make all the varions style* of Card Picture*, Rrmbrant. Medallion, &e., fram Ketoueheri Negative·. By this proems we «et rid af Freclclea. Viole· aa.l other iai perfccliaaa of the Skin. For all of which no extra charge will be made. All work warranted to please. Call and examine for yourselves· mchlSdtf NEW 0 YSTER HOUSE. T. S. HATCH Respectfully informs his friends and the public th*t he has leased and fitted tip in goo · share st^re I*·. SOT ( oagrfM Hired, noarlv ophite Brown street. A full -upply β· fresh Oyster·, cooked^m every style, and for sale by tbe quart or stantly on hand. Hatch's celebrated Ice c·®^^ plied to parties on call. — Second Hand Pianos. FOB SALE 6 excellent second hand Ptanos. 3 7-octaves and Thev «11 be sold for muchly thanfdr valne. They can be seen at Boom of C. i.. Hodgklns, 45 Cai— »·«»·- "«<·« ■'»>—'lh H·"1' mclill —. Wauted. . -«rrv on hto farm I»V the undersigned, a man to c lh, to

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