Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, March 22, 1873, Page 2

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated March 22, 1873 Page 2
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THE PBESS.i SATURDAY MORNING, MAR 22. 1873 Every re ïular attache of the Press 1b furnished wit b a card certificatc countersigned by Stanley T. Pullen, Editor. All railway, steamboat and licte managers will confer a favor upon us by demanding credentials of every person claiming to represent our journal, as we hare infbrmation that several "bum mers" are seeking courtesies in the name of the Press, and we have no disposition to be, even pas ively, a party to such fraud. W ε do not read anonymous letters and communi· cati Jns. The name and address of the writer are in all cases inJispe ab e, not necessarily for publication but as a guaranty of good faith. W - cannot uudcrtake to returu or pre erve com munications that are not use-j. A "Mortgaged City." The New York Bulletin in commenting upon the decision of the Supreme Court of Massachusetts against the constitutionality of the Boston fire loan which it approves as most judicious as a question of pdicy, takes occa sion to enforce its opinion, by the following very remarkable statement: Portland in a similar emergency provided a public fund to aid in rebuilding the city, and the result was that more houses weie built than were necessary, and to this day rents are lower than is warranted by the cap ital invested in build ngs, and the city is mortgaged for more than it is w 'rth. It would be difficult to conceive how more numerous and more glaring errors could be crowded into.«ο few words. First : The amount of building loan bonds issued by the city was $895,000, of which $177,000 bare been redeemed and cancelled. The idea that this sum has had an influence to stimulate building is too absurd to notice. Second: There is the evidence to show the falsity of the statement that more houses have been built than are necessary, and that rents are generally lower than the capital in vested warrants. There are, it is true, some unoccupied stores, but the number of first class rents of this character that are untaken is small, and we are happy to add, is growing smaller every year. As to dwelling houses, the statement is notoriously untrue, as those who bave occasion to seek them will testify. We have the best authority for stating that there are no more vacant houses than are usually found in-cities of the size of Portland, and Dot so large a number in proportion to the population as may to-day be found with in the lim:te of Boston and the cities in its immediate vicinity. Third: The declaration that the city of Portland "is mortgaged for more than it is worth," is only more remarkable than the other» noticed because it would be impossible for a paper professing to be authority in these matters, to announce, in so few words, its formal abdication of any claim for any respect fjrits ex-cathedra utterances hereafter. Hav ing taken some pains to consult the assessors and others entirely competent to give an ac curate opinion on the subject,we are informed that lees than one-eighth of the valuation of the real estate of the city is under mortgage, either by city loans or personal mortgage. We are further assured that the mortgages are TCI J laigvij UVIU KTJ jvm HVJ « " "·" city, which affords farther proof that the city Is not entirely bankrupt. It may be properly suggested to the Bulle tin that its opinions would have more weight if it would take a little care to know some thing of which it speaks with such anthority. The Dominion op Canada has been in existence nearly six years, in view of which the St. John News presents some facts to show that the union of the several provinces has resulted in their individual as well a« their general prosperity. In 1808, the first year of the Dominion policy the receipts of the government were $13,687,928 and the ex penditures $13,486,092; and in 1872 the re ceipts were $20,787,982 and the expendituies $17,589,468. The Dominion people began their confederate career with a debt of $75, 728,641. In 1872 the net debt was $82,187, 072. During the period in question £9,225, 000 has been expended on the Intercolonial Railway, nearly half a million spent in the Pacific Railway survey, a large sum was paid as the expense of the Fenian campaign, and large sums laid out in the improvement of certain public works, which explains the in crease of the debt. The Dominion, however, will not find much cause for congratulation in the figures that its customs department presents. Dur ing the year 1872, the impoits of the Domin ion amounted to $107,709,116 while the ex ports are put at $82,639,663, showing a bal ance of trade against the Dominion of about twenty-five million dollars. The weather records of the Northern Pa cific Railroad officers show that although the winter has teen one of the severest in the Western States and the east and south gen erally, it has beeti mild throughout Montana, Oregon and Washington territories. So m irked was this mildness that the farme;s 1 i Montana began their plowing in the last days of Jauuary. But tie winter climates of Oregon and Washington Teiritory exhibit still more striking contrasts with those of the States which border the Upper Mississippi and lakes, and, indeed, of the whole east. Tae bland and uniform conditions wbijh prevail on the Pacific belt may be inferred from the fact that at Portland, Oregon, the mean temperature for January was 45 de grees above zero, with but one snow of two and a half inches, the grass growing and flowers blooming early in February, without artificial protection. Mb. Tbain's enemies are undoubtedly trifling with the sacred right of personal lib erty. The apprehension, however, that he would be sent to the Lunatic Asylum, is re moved by Mr. Train's own discovery that he is "an elephant on the hands of the Govern ment." History will be searched in vain for an instance of an elephant having been sent to the Lunatic Asylum ; and it is now too late to establish such a precedent. The Hartford Courant announces the Massachusetts fast as follows : Massachusetts f.oes into sackcloth and ashes, so to speak, on April 3d, to mourn for the sins of its people and to reflect on the vanishing glory of the time when a Webster or an Adams occupied the place now filled by a Butler or an Ames : "The lowness of the present State That set* the past In imch relief." An exchange says that all Hew Jersey is in » state of felicity bedause Tom Scott and the railroad monopoly in that State bas met a Waterloo defeat in the enactment of a gener al railroad law, which the people with great unanimity demanded but which was opposed with the money of Pennsylvania Central Railroad. The Biddeford Journal calls us to book for stating that the debt of that city was reduced during the last municipal year $103,000 copied from a Boston paper when it ws-ί real ly 112,000. The daily paper containing the in&ngural address of Mayor McMullan failed to reach us, which is the cause of the misstate ment. r„ thi> *vi?,°ngressional Bribery. To the Editor of the Press : lnr7p was occuPicd during a large part of the ιωι 9eesl . investieatiue certain charges against ™,. V'l S g t 0ne of its members for having bribed or attempted tobrlbc*™ tela other members, who miuht ' influenced in their votes, acuou or i„fl^ upon measures wuich might came b f them. The members charged with \κ·Γ° bribed had in fact received very small sumf not directly, but indirectly, and no one sup poses that those members, except, possibly, two or three of them, could be influenced in their votes by the pecuniary interest they had in certain measures. But, nevertheless, the opinion of the country lay heavily upon them. It seems to tne not a little extraordinary, that in the aidst of the public indignation, caused by this scandal a bill should be started in Congress, which the movers knew and ev erybody saw, coijjd not be passed, without bribery. Thereupon bribes were openly of fered to certain persons to the extent of $445, 000, to help carry the bill through, and the deed was done. For a large bribe in money, offered and taken in open day, these men conspired to rob the treasury of a very creat sum, and accomplished their design. Some members protested against it as a shameful fraud upon the country, but the bribers and the bribed met the charge with a sneer and a brazen laugh and a '"Who cares? help yourselves if you can." These men it seems to me, thought that the Republican party was going headlong upon the rocks, and so like sailors in a s* l anded ship, thev rushed up on the cargo to plunder it. " * Washington Matters. AN EXCITING SCENE. The Boston Advertiser'1 s special of Friday morning says: There was an exciting scene in the Senate at the close ot Mr. Conkling's speech to-day. He took occasion, toward the close of his re marks, to allude to a Senator's delivering po litical speeches at two huudred dollars a night, meaning Mr. Schurz, as everybody un derstood. The latter took occasion to say that there was no truth whatever in the story that he had during the Presidential campaign, received that sum of money, any other sum, for his speeches. Mr. Conk ling then brought up the for an earlier campaign. Mr. Schurz lepcat ed the explanation ot that matter-which took nUce before he was a Senator—made m the Senate last winter. Finally Mr. Çonk lina said he didn't allude to Mr. Schurz m his fir °t remarks. The sparring was very shaip, and while in progress caused considerable ex citement. To-morrow Mr. Cameiou has the floor for a reply to Mr. Hamilton of Mary land, who referred to the old charge that when Mr. Buckalew was elected Senator from Pennsylvania the Cameron patty had bought up two democrats, but they were prevented fro'ii voting for Mr. Cameron by a party ot roughs from Philadelphia going to Harris ι urg and threatening to shoot any democrat who so voted. Mr. Hamiton cited tliisâs an instance of a State legislature act ing under duress. Mr Cameron has a per sonal explanation written aud will be the first on the floor to-morrow. Senator Mor ton expects to be able to close the debate during Saturday. The Senate will assemble to-morrow at half past ten and probably re main in session until late. Mr. Morrill of Vermont expects to be among the speak ers. YABIUOS MATTERS. Postmaster General Creswell, on the re quest of Speaker Blaine, has ordered Thom aston to be made a domestic money order office and also an international money office. Secretary Belknap, who is one of the hard est workers in Washington, will leave next week to accconipany Gen. Sheridan on a visit of inspection to the posts in the Indian Territory and northern Texas. Lieut. Grant, who is now on Gen. Sheridan's staff, will be one of the party. Gen. Sherman lias returned from a visit to New York, and will act as Secretary of War during the absence of Gen. Belknap. Senator Cass *rly will take no notice of the charges made against him, to the effect that his election to the Senate was secured by the Bank of California, having made it a rule of his life not to notice such attacks. He be lieves in the sentiment expressed by Bishop Chase of Tennessee, that a man is always written down by himself. Life in Havana. [Extract from a Letter.] Havana, March 8, 1873. "How do I like Havana?" Who would not be charmed with experience of life in the torp" ics? What is the brightness of sea and sky at borne, compared with the glittering waves and blazing stars of this glowing region? What is the rank growth of oaks and elms compared with the teeming life of this torrid vegetation ? Somehow, however, the country about Havana at the first glance, presents itself as singularly flat and bare, and the town itself, after a few hours' residence, suggests the definition of a "city of pmell9 and uoises." The entrance to the bay, the "finest harbor in the world," is pleasing, not striking. There is nothing grand in the low scrubby hill on the right, where the famous forts of £1 Morro and Caranas are bristling with cannon. The city on your left, lying on a level patch of land between the har bor and the open sea, looks gay and sunny enough with its quaintly painted houses, tower ed over by the jail, tbe most prominent and conspicuous objcct, and by a multitude of church domes and steeples in every vaiiety of bad taste and style. On alighting, you tread narrow, crowded streets, fllanked on either side by fetid gutters, paved with the hardest and most uneven stones, with raised footpaths ten inches wide. Wheth er you walk or drive, you feel you are proceed ing at the risk of life or limb. There are 6,000 hackney conveyances plying in these streets, as the natives hasten to inform you with great glee. The far-famed Volante, that gig on very long shafts snd very high wheels, about which humorists have made themselves merry, but which was after all, one of the most practical things of Cuba, is rapidly disappearing from the sarrow thoroughfares, and its place |is now usurped by the so-called Victoria, a one horse carriage drawn by a sorry nag, and driven by a rash, unskillful and obstinate driver, bumping and thumping madly along, running over the footway at every street corner, and only appar ently becoming aware of other vehicles when the driver has locked their wheels or stove in their panel. From the labyrinth of the old city you issue forth into the now town, over any of the wide gaps everywhere cut through the ancient line oi walls, and you come to a "'City of Magnifi cent Distances," to broad, unpaved roads and wide open places, over deep ruts and dismal boles aud quagmires, where your driver dashes along haphazard, never dreams of picking his way, but goes through thick and thin as if he were running a race, causing his "fare" to jump high on his sent, and splashing the greeu i ih water of every puddle up to his very eyes. This is the new town. Here is the Field of Mars, with the Telegraph Hotel, the Prome nade, the railway station; a row of haif-demol· iehed bastions aud half built palaces: a maze of broad streets, tbe abode of dust and mud, fnll of holes, cumbered with big, loose s .ones, all unfinished, many impassible. The town is in a state of transition, it will be all right to morrow- the Spanish to-morrow. In all this disorder, however something like beauty may be descried. The shops, all open in front, shaded by many-colored awnings, look c«ol, and not untidy. The houses, with doors and windows cut down to the ground, have a tresb, cheerful appearance, in spite of the iron bars doing duty lor glass, blinds aud shutters, and at certain hours revealing the interior to its very holy of holies of domestic privacy. Stately mansions are everywhere run up at random by the s'de of squalid negro huts, with stark-naked children of all hues piggin» to gether in the gutter, with slovenly colored wo men trailing their one muslin garment in the dust, and allowing it to slip with picturesque strikes the stranger at first sight is the profn siou of smooth, white marble—marble halls, staircases, sitting and sleeping room floors. With a great deal of marl le and polished tiles and no glass, and here and there bits of gar dens, the wealthy classes manage to live m lux ury. Their houses are mostly on the grouni floor; barely one in a hundred can boast of an upper story; the roofs of new dwellings are all flat, laid out in terraces, where the linen is drying by day, and ladies and cats are lounging at eve. Whatever gieen there is for miles around Havana, is to be found in the private grounds. Some of the gardens, and especially that of the Captain General's countay seat, ex hibit all the pride and luxuriance of a tropical bower, with enormously tall and big] royal paluis, mango trees, tamarinds, China laurels, and a prodigious variety of flower-walks.— Everywhere else the land is bare, uot flat, but in easy undulations which if clad with trees, might attain great loveliness. There are uo sugar or tobacco estates in the immediate vicinity of Havana; tho ground, by no means barren, is laid out in niggardly crops. We have everywhere here piles of oranges, but I am yet to see an orange grove. Both in and out of thu town the elements of the beautiful are easily to be seen. As things are now, however, the beauty is merely rudi mentary. Havana is still tbecity of smells and noises. Crossing the new town in every direc tion are open sewers. In many of the thor· oughfares. built and inhabited on both sides, the filth rises to such a height that neither Vol ante rior Victoria can venture into them. But, even if the hapless stranger outlives the smells of Havana, he must in the long run be killed by its souir's. There can be but little peace in private houses, hut there is none in hotels.— Railways and tramwHys all run in the open streets and "Look out for the engino when the bell rings." Alas! the bell is perpetually ring ing; the engine incessantly roaring. Broad streets and low houses permit the din to extend freely over the town and subuibs. Where you have'not the railway you have the steamer, and trains aud mail boats start at every hour.— Blinding with the racket of the traffic, you have the never-ending peal of the church bells,morn ing bells, evening bells, midnight bells; the fraDtic ecclesiastics tugging away at the ropes f<i no apparent reason 'fcxcept a cruel dcier mination that where they wakejno heretic sbaxl to sleep. Add to this the rolling of thoi*lctorias, the horse-cars, the omnibuses, cl:in.,C,:w<v wagons of every description the hideoii» « ®8 at,d billiard-rooms making night twang of cuiit i the babel °f vo.ces, the to crown all tbî'.î stl.ueak of the fiddles,and, smallliours'of the « mp-DS at your door in the ter asking whether^m?'?* by some stupid wai wbo is to be off bv tv«> κ are,not t,ie gentleman tanias?" and then imwil ? traln 10 Ma rest is thus eternally broken .,ow,a ,man whose is onsequently soured can Y... "hose temper that he likes Havana." >ndnced to tay Delaware has so much money i„ its Trea8u„ that it don't know what to do with it, and the present basis of taxation there is no ptos epect of getting out of the embarrassment. lîcws and Other Items. Secretary Richardson thinks Boutwell's finan cial policy was 'Bout well enough. Senator Corbett of Oregon was virtuous about the salary grab, but it didn't cost him much, his mileage being ouly $130 less than the hack pay. If aU the jobs had gone through Congress, say the correspondents, the Treasury would have been §624,500,000 "out." An Easton, Pa., man has sued the fire de partment for trespass in getting on his roof to put out the fire in his neighbor's house. Senator Hamilton of Texas has courteonsly offered to give up his seat—the one next to Sen ator Sumner's—to Senator Boutwell. The Cincinnati Times makes ex-Congress man Dodds its bete noir and prints his name in big black letters every time, because Ue voted for the back-say swindle. Mr. Boutwell's State and country have been benefited by his sen-ices. Of men of such or like record should United States Senators be made. A much greater number of eastern people have arrived in California by rail within the past three months than ever went there before in the winter season. A father and son eloped with two sisters in Tennessee, which so enraged the forsaken wife that she eloped with the father of the way ward sisters. A substitute for ivory and bone veneers has recently been discovered, made from goat and sheep's bones, the fleshings of deer skins, parchment parings, etc. It is a question whether the abolition of the franking privilege will apply to the widow of President Lincoln, who received the right of franking, on her husband's death,for the rest of her natural life. The Utica Herald has fouud out that it is now unlawful for tobacco-chewers to beg a chew. Tho United States internal revenue law allows no person to sell or dispose of tobacco in any form, no matter how small or great tht bulk, without first paying a license of $5. There is a shrewd suspicion that Jay Gould is at the bottom of tho attempts being made against the present Erie managers in the New York Legislature and in tho various newspaper exposures. Among the persons who were re tained by the Sickles combination were Henry Smith, the speaker, and several other members of the general assembly. Ned Timony, of Pawtucket, R. I., and a man named Sullivan, of Newport, were to have a prize fight on Wednesday just over the Massa chusetts line near Pawtucket. The ring was formed and the principals were ready to com mence work when Sullivan received a dispatch saying that his mother was dead. Thereupon he refused to fight. Religions Intelligence. Rev. Dr. Tenney of Ellsworth was last week summoned to the old homestead in New Hamp shire to attend the funeral of his mother, who had reached tho good old age of 100 years, less two months. Mr. Bickford is supplying tho pulpit (an eld log school house) of the Congregational church at Island Falls and also the church at Patten. Mr. L. D. Gammon, who lias just completed thecanvas9of Lyndon, in the work oi Bible distribution, reports that he visited 2G3 families containing 1,417 inhabitante. He found 63 families destitute of the Bible, 20 of which he supplied, and 43 dia >iot wish for the Scrip tures. Of the families visitea 56 were Roman Catholics. Persons attending Sunday School, 386; children not in the Sunday School, 333; families attending public worship con stantly or occasionally, 231; not attending church. 32. He supplied with the scriptures ft7^lnrloil οΙιλγλ FT« *· .nArte Cl families in which one or both parents could not read. Lf iters from He v. Mr. Tinker, the pa'tor elect of the High St. Congregational church, Lewiston, state that he may be expected to reach home in about two weeks. He will spend the spring and summer in out-door em ployments, and commence his ministerial work in the autumn. His health is improved. A Universalist parish of thirty-two members has lately been organiied in Kin^field. The young people are interested, and the ladies of the parish say "this means work." Four persons were received on the 2d inst. on profession of faith into the 2d Congrega tional church In New Castle—Rev. W. F. Obear, pastor. The Free Baptist Church iu New Gloucester is enjoying an encouraging state of interest, several young persons .having lately expressed a desire to lead a Christian life. The pastor and the few workers are hoping for the en largement of the good work in their parish and town. Mr. Merryman, of Bates College, is assisting in the work. The work on the interior of the French Cath olic church at Lewiston is progressing rapidly. The trimmings and pews will be of chestnut and walnut. The spire of this church will be 156 feet in height. Rev. H. A. Shorey has resigned a very suc cessful pastorate of four years of the Elm street Congregational Church, Camden, to take effect May 1st. A revival of religion is in progress at Mount Vernon, the fruits of which promise to be abundant. Rev. C. S, Elliot of Dover, with his family together with his father and family, intend to remove to California next June. The Main street Baptist Society, Saco, are getting on finely with their subscription toward a new church. Not far from STUCK) has already been pledged toward the ο jeot. The society wants $10,000 before building operations com mence. Work is to be resumed upon the auditorium of the Payson Memorial church in this city and it is expected the church will be dedicated sometime this year. Rev. S.vlvanus Hayward refuses to withdraw his resignation as pastor of the Congregational Chnrch at South Berwick, Me, and a council will be called to settle the matter. The Methodist society in Wilton is prosper ing finely, Several have recently been admit ted to the church in full membership, and a children'·» class of thirty members formed. The Sunday school is also flourishing. The Evangelical Sunday Schools of Sagada hoc County, will hold a Convention at the Con gregational Church,. Richmond, Tuesday aud Wednesday, March 25th and 2Gth, 1873 The Methodists and Baptists aje holding a series of union meetings at Bowdoinham, which promise well. The annual business meeting of the Bangor Young Men's Bible Society was held Wednes day. The election of officers resulted as fol lows:—President, G. A. Smith: Vice President, J. D. Warren; Secretary, J. W. Torrens; Treasurer, J. G. Clark; Depositary, E. F. Duren; Auditor, J. F. Kimball; Executive Committee, Henry Lord, Arthur H. Day, George Manchester, W. P. Hubbard, Η. B. Dunbar, F. A. Curtis, Melvin Preble and R. S. Morrison. Receipts during the year $1553.87. Expenditures $1244.55. Balance to new ac touut $309.32. At the Court Street Baptist Church in Au burn, last Sunday twenty-six persons were bap tized, young men, and women, aud several children. The services were deeply impress ive. Town Meetings. Dayton.—Clerk, Rufus H. Butterfield; Se lectmen, William Waterhouse, Asa R. Fogg, Horace Woodman; Treasurer, Joseph Roberts, m » . - - —. M ^.. .ιπΛίΗ ν» itwrxxoust* j o. o. com mittee, Zebulon G. Staples. Shapleigh.—Clerk, Enoch W. Bod well ; Se lectmen, Aesessors aud Overseers of Poor, An drew B. Ross, Thomas Low and John N. Gar vin; S. S, Committee, Enoch W. Bodwell, Al fred Hall ; Treasurer, Bradford Pitts. STATE NEWS. ANDROSCOGGIN COUNTY. The Journal says that Emery A. Howe of Portland, has iust been admitted to the cloth iug tirm of It. M. Sykes, Auburn. Tho firm is Sykes, Howe & Co. At the Grand Army fair in Auburn Mrs. E. C. Wyman was voted the handsomest lady in the city. KENNEBEC COUNTY. The Journal says it is hoped that the build ings for the Classical School in Hallowell, will be finished in September. Standard announces that Hon. E. .· P'"sbury will next week assume the edito rial control of that piper. OXFORD COUNTY A large meeting of the friends of the propos ed Androscoggin and Oxford Railroad was held in Norway last Tuesday. Hon. John J. Perry presided. Thomas Holt, chief engineer, re ported as the result of a preliminary survey, that the total expense of building a road from if SÎS,10 Lake Umbagog, 71 miles, would be SI,502,000. Gentlemen from all the towns along the line of the proposed road spoke in favor of the project, and a committee consist ing of J J Perry, G. D. Bisbee, A. S. Kim ball and G. L. Beal were chosen to take meas ures to perfect the organization. Charles Dunn, son of C. E. Dunn, of North Norway, while coasting on the crust last Tues day, slid against a tree and broke his leg. PENOBSCOT COUNTY. The Whig learns that Col. Joseph Porter of Lowsll, father of Hou. J. W. Porter, is dan gerously ill. An enthusiastic Sea Shore Line railroad meet ing was held in Bangor Thursday evening, to which a committee reported in favor of city aid to the cxteut of 5130,000. WALDO COUNTY. The post-office in Libe-ty was broken open on Wednesday night, aud the bag containing the mail which had been made up to be sent to Augusta, stolen. No clue has been obtained as to the guilty parties. YOHK COUNTY. A correspondent of the Journal says that William W. Eaton of Wells, made a murder ous assault with au axe upon one of the re spectable citizens of that town, declaring that he would kill him. The matter has been allow ed to drop. A Pnriigmpli for l»y«peptie·· It you bave a weak Stomach, and wish to make It Weaker, take violent purgations. Th 're i- no surer 1 way to render indigestion chronic. But If you are dye peptic, ana, like a sensible person desire to strength en your digeetire organs and compel them to per form their essential duties thoroughly and regularly, take a dose ol Hostetter's Stomach Bittere betore every meal, nntil your delinquent stomach is restor ed to a headhy condition. It should be understood that dyspepsia is always complicated with disturb ance of the liver aud η unnaiuial state of the bow els, and that no medicine which doe* not reach and rectify these irregularities can possibly cure this ago nizing disease. Hostetter's Stomach Bitters is an anti-bilious agent and a gradual cathartic, as well as a tonic and stomaehic, and hence its unparalleled efficacy in the severest cases of chonic indigestion. SPECIAL NOTICES. IT IS LIKE CLUBBING A MAN AFTER HE IS DOWN To use powerful Cathartics to cure COSTIVENESS au 1 DYSPEPSIA, the diseased organs are sensitive and tender—treat tiiein tenderly.— Do not use them rouglily. A Medi cine Like LORING'S · Yegetable Specific Σ which is entirely free from any Cathartic property whatever—that tones, corrects and strengthens the weakened parts—is the true reme dy —reason teaches this and expe rience confirms it. Price gl. LOR· IMG, Druggist, Proprietor. Trade supplied by GEO. C. GOODWIN & CO., Boston; W. F. PHILLIPS &. Co.. J. W. PERKINS & Co.. WHIP PLE BROS., Portland. mar22snlw s FOR MOTH PATCHES, FRECKLES And TAN, uee PERRY'S Moth and Freckle Lotion. It is reliable and harmless. Sold by Druggists everywhere. Depot, 49 Bond St., Ν. Y. mar22sn6m FOR PIMPLES ON THE FACE, Blackhead and Flesh worm, use PERRY'S Improv ed Comedone and Pimple Remedy, the gieat skin medicine. Prepared only by Dr. B. C. PERKY, Dermatologist, 49 Bond St., Ν. Y. Sold by Druggists everywhere. mar22sn6m I. O. O. F. The m ember s of Maine Lodge are notified that the funeral of Brother Charles Mcintosh wi'.l take place at the Chestnut street Church on SUNDAY, at 10 o'clock A. M. Members of other Lodges are invited to attend. The members of the Order will meet at Odd Fellows Hall at 9 A. M. A. S. WAY, Secretary pro tem. mcli22snlt It has otten been a common remark with those who have used Lr. Morse's Inhalations that his In haling Remedies should be kept by every family in New England, to prevent and cure co ds, to remove hoarseness, spitting of blood, catarrha affections, asthma, bronchial trouble, difficult breathing, to ex pand the lungs and chest, aud ward off ail disposi tion to pulmonary difease. The attention of thousands of sufferers may also be called to Dr. Morse's -'Uterine Tonic," an invalu able remedy, that never fails to do gond and fully eatisfy those who avail themselves of its benefit*·. All wno are suffering from weakness or irregularities can have just the remedy they need by sending lor this "Tonic." C. MORSE, M. D., 73 Free Street, Portland, Me. mch158NlawS3m Notice. Cumberland R. A. Chapter and Casco Lodge Free Masons are requested to meet at Masonic Hall, Yar mouth, SUNDAY, at 1 o'clock P. M., to atterni the funeral of our late companion, Capt. J. R. Curtis. Funeral services at Baptist Church at half-past 2 P. M. J. P. CARSWELL. mcl)21 sn2t MARK IIËIRS. THE heirs at law of John Marr, formerly of Kit tery, in York county, Maine, have decided to hold a eonvention in Portland, on the 26th day of March next, at 10 A. M., in the United States Hotel, foi the purpose of taking measures to establish their heirship to the property which is said to be left by John Erskine, 11th Karl of Mar in Scotland. A full attendance is requested. Per order. WM. P. MARK, SAMUEL M. SKILLING, JOHN MAliE, MRS. WM. TRICKEY, fcb20dsntd MRS. C. R. SHAW. WANTED. Canada, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia Bills, — AXD — OOLD AND SILVER COIN. J. B. BROWN & SONS, Bankers, 4© Exchange Street, fcb25 sneodtf Averill Chemical I'aint Co., Manufacturera of PUREST WHITE ! AND Any Desired Shade or Color, Prepared for Immediate Application. SOLD By The G-i^LX.OlSr 0NLY DURABLE, BEAUTIFUL, ECONOMICAL. D. M. YEOMANS, General Eastern Agent, 83 Commercial St. Portland. se28-eodtf FOB FAMILÏ USE. THE H A L Ρ Ο R D LEICESTERSHIRE T-A-B-L-E S-A-U-C-E Tlic best Sauce anil Relish Made in any Part ol tjie World —FOIt— Ε-Λ.-Μ-1-Χ,-Υ T7-S-E. Pint* ...... .>0 Cent*. Half Pints .... 30 Cento. FOR SALE BY ALL GROCERS. To Let. THE commodious four storied Brick Store, No. 57 Commercial St.—immediate posepsinn given. Inquire of ELIAS THOMAS & CO , No. 90 Commercial St. Or of "W. W. THOMAS, Canal National Bank. eentl2sntf SPRING 1873. NEW GOODS! NEW GOODS'. ORIX HAWKES & CO. CUSTOm DEPARTMENT. We have now in stock and are constantly roceiving some of the choicest Shades and most desirable Fabrics in SPRING OVERCOATINGS, Suitings, Fancy Weaves and Diagonals for CROATS, AND VESTS, TROWSERING S, AND FANCY VESTINGS, —IS— ENGLISH, SCOTCn, AND AMERICAN GOODS that it was ever onr pleasure to show our customer? and we are in readiness to make every STYLE of GARMENT in the most tasty, thorough and fashion able manner. "W. W. CHISAM has charge of this Department, and will spare no p.iius to please those who intrust their orders to us. 290 and 292 CONGRESS STREET, OPPOSITE PREBLE ΙΙΟΓΝΙ:. mclilO md&*3 w House for Sale. AT GORHAM, ME., a large handsome two story house, rooms of both stories of good size and height ou a fine loi having 27k ro<ls front on South St., a Rhort distance from Church, Post-office and Dci*»t. The C/hoicc Kituiitioft in Gorham; l>esid»>s numerous and fine shade trees, flower beds and hedges, there are nearly a hundred fruit trees, apple, crab-apple, ρ -ar, peach anrt cherry, ten grape vines, and a good garden containing many currant bushes, gooseberry bushes, strawberry and asparagus beds fine pieplant, <<fcc There are about 33 acres of land, affording pasturage an ι many choice house lots. Inquire of JOHN W. PERKINS. Portland, or Rev. Geo. A. Perkins, on the premises. marl2sntf SPECIAL NOTICES. WONDERFUL cures I DR. ΓΚΑΜΝ, OF BOSTON, Who lias made so many Wonderful Cures all over n,,. I New England States, is at the PREBLE HOUSE, Anil will fiemaiii a Few TVeeks. Every invalid eliou'd see him, no matter what (heir complaint may be, 1 20,000 Patients have been Treated by him within the last ten years, with Wonderful Success. Bead the following Wonderful Cure* iu J ΓΠ aiiie : Dr. Urann, who has made bo many wonderful cures in this town and others, will remain in tow η but a short t ime longer. He has had good success. The case of Mr. J. 13. Redman, Attorney at Law in this town, is truly a wonderful one, when Dr. Urann was called to see him a week ago F.iday, he was not able to turn himself in bed ; he is now able to walk the street and is daily gaining strength.—[Ellsworth American. The above statement, so far as I am concerned, is but the simple truth, and 1 cheerfully endorse it as an act of justice ιο Dr. Urann, and earnestly recom mend all person·* afflicted with Rheumatism, Neu ralgia, or other kindred complaints, whether acute or chronic, to give him a call, l»eing sanguine that he will cure them. JOHN B. REDMAN. Ellsworth, Jan. 7, 1873. This will certify that I was troubled with Sciatic Rheumatism and suffered greit pain, was unable to sleep without taking morphine, could not walk. I was carried to Dr. Urann'» office, at the DeWitt House, and after ono treatment was free from pain, and have been able to work ever since. A. W. BAILEY. Auburn, May 7,1669.

Lewiston, May 7,1869. This will certify that I had lost the use of my lower I limbs and was unable to walk or even stand, had several physicians who pronouncod my case incura ble. He ring of Dr. Urann's Wonderful Cures, I peut for him. In le.<«8 than a week wa> able to walk in the streets, and can now walk two miles daily. JAMES F. BRADBURY. Ellsworth, Oct. 8, 1837. To the MACIIIA.S Republican.—Gents :—As Dr. Urann, of Boston, is about visiting your place, and a stranger in these parts, I kn w very well, like most physicians traveling, he will be 1οοκ»·ά upon with sus Eicion, particularly as his cures look miraculous. I ad been obliged to walk on crutches for one year, and for nine months wa> not ab e to put my foot to the floor. My spine and arm were also so lame as to nearly disable me. I could not dress or undress my self, or get oft the bed wituout help. He treated my case last Friday mornine, and iu less than an hour after I was able to walk home, a disrsncu of nearly halt' a mile, up hill, without cru ches, and have been gaining ever since. J. R. JORDAN, inchlSsnlw* formerly Deputy Sheriff. REMOVAL! DR. CHARLES Ε. WEBSTER, has removed to 74 Free Street. Portland, Jan. 23, 1873. jan25sntf ROCK SLOOPS. WANTED SLOOPS earring from fifty to one Hun dred Tons Rocks. Apply at No. 13 Cahoon Block, near City Building between the hours of one and two, sevee-and nine o'clock P. M. marlOtf TO BE LET. The Front Office on the second floor in the Canal National Bank Building, recently occupied by Mat tocks & Fox. Also rooms in the Third story. Enquire at the J Bank dcc7sntf BANK OF PORTLAND. On, and after this date, tbe undersigned will carry on a strictly Banking business, at the Banking Rooms now occupied by the Second National Bank, in Portland, Maine, under the style of the "BANK OF PORTLAND" and as such, will receive Deposits and make Discounts, in tno regular course 01 me Banking Business. W. N. GOOLD. Portland, June 24tli, 1872. j un23uewlt then sn tf Λ Book tor Every Man. The "SCIENCE OP LIFE, or SELF-PRESERVA TION," a Medical Treatise on tlie Cause and Cure of Exhausted Vitality, Premature Decline in Man, Ner vous aud Physical Debility,Hypochondria, Impotency, Spermatorrhoea or Seminal Weakness, and all other diseases arising from the errors of youth or the in discretions or excesses of mature years. This is in deed a book for every man. Thousands have been taught by this work the true way to health and hap piness. ït is the cheapest and best medical work ever published, and the only one on this class of ill* worth reading. 190th edition, revised, much en larged, illustrated, bound in beautiful French cloth. Price only $1. Sent by mail post-paid on receipt cf price. Address PEA BODY MEDICAL INSTI TUTE, No. 4 Bultinch Street, Boston, Mass., or Dr. W. H. PARKER, Assistant Physician. N.B. The author may be consulted on the above as well as all diseases requiring skill and experience. sn mar25-dlv "Buy Jtte and I'll «Ιο you f*oori."—DR. LANGLEY'S ROOT AND HERB B1TTETS. No drugs, no poisons, nothing deleterious, nothing but healthy roots and herbs, each as Sarsaparills, Wild Cherry, Yellow Dock, Prickly Ash, Thoroughwort. Mandrake, Rhubarb, Dandelion,«Sc., so compounded as to rea-h the fountains of disease, and absolutely cure all Humors. Liver and Bi'lious Diseases, Jaun di-'e, Dyspepsia. Costiveness, Scrofula, and all diffl « uliies arising from a « iseased stomaeh or impure blood. Twenty years of unrivalled success has prov ed them to be the best medicine in the world. GEO. C. GOODWIN & CO., Boston, aud all druggists. mar6 sneodlGw CONSUMPTION CAN BE CURED SCHENCK'S PULMONIC SYRUP, SCIIEXCK'8 SEAWEED TONIC, SCHENCK'S* 31 Aft DR Alt Έ PILLS, Are the only medicines that will curc Pulmonary consumption. Sometimes medicines that will stop a cough will of ten occasion the death of the patient. It locks up the liver, stops the circulation of the blood, hemorrhage follows, and, in fact, clogging the action of the very organs that caused the cough. Liver complaint and dyspepsia are the causes of two-thiids of the cases of consumption. Many are now complaining with dull pain in the side, the bow els sometimes costive and sometimes to loose, tongue coated, pain in the shoulder blade, feeling sometimes very restless, ami a* other times drowsy ; the food that is aken lies heavily on the stomach, accompani ed with acidity and belching of wind. These symp toms usually originate rrom a disordered condition of the stomach or a torpid liver. Persons so affected, if they take one or two heavy colds, and if the cough in these cases be suddenly stopped, the lungs, Hyer and stomach clog, and remain torpid and inactive, and before the putient is aware of bis situation, the lungs are a mass of sores, and ulcerated, and death is the inevitable result. Schenck's Pulmonic Syrup is an expectorant which does not contain any onium, nor anything calculated to check a cough suddenly. Schenck's Seaweed tonic disse ν the food, mixes with the gastric juice of the sto acli, digests easily, nonrishee the system, and créât a healthy circula tion of the bloo<l. When the els arc costive, skin shallow, and the patient is a billious habit, Schenck's Mandrake Pills are required. These medicines are prepaired by Dr. J. H. SCHENCK & SON, Noitheast corner of Sixth and Arch streets, Philadelphia. Penn., and lor sale by GEO. C. GOODWIN & CO., 38 Hanover street, Bos ton. and John F. Henry, S College place, New York. For sale by Druggists generally. sept3sneodtf BATCIIELOR'S HAIR DYE. This splendid Hair Dye is the best in the world» The only True and Perfect Dye. Harmless Reliable aud Instantaneous; nodisappoimtment; no ridiculous tints or unpleasant odor. Remedies the ill effects of bad dyes washes. Produces Immediately a superb Black or Natural Brown, and leaves the aair clean, soft and beautiful. The genuine, signed W. A. Batchelor. Sold bv all Druggists. CHAS. BATCHELOR, Prop., Α. Γ. octld&w Ivre s BONDS! BONDS of western cities and connties, 10 per cent. îuLcrc&t «mu principal pajame m tue t-atu. rnpoic property as well as public rca bed. Debts very small in proportion to property and therefore easily paid. Careful investors are invited to call and examine the Bonos. L ws and Decisions of the courts upon such securities and will find them very safe. Tnere is nothing better. CHARLES M. HAWKES, febiïsntf 28 Exchange st., Portland. STOKE RENT! Splendid Chamber room with water closet, Sebago water and every convenience. Enquire of mcli20 LUFKIN & CO. FARM FOR SALE ! The Farm owned by the late Bailey Talbot, situat ed about J mile ftofit, the villi;»ge of South Freeport, and on the road between there and Yarmouth, This Farm lying on the tide waters of Harrlseeket River, can be easily dressed from the sea, and ii? un rivalled in the country as a hay farm. It contains about 125 acres of land with plenty of wood. Houso and 2 Barns. Can be bought to advantage before the 1st of April For particulars enquire of M. L. Talbot, on the premises, or, H. Talbot, No. 6 Clapp's Block, Con gress St., Portland, Me. feb21d&wsntf MARRIED. In Freeport, March 20, by Rev. W. T. Sargent, James M. Scribner and Miss Fannie, daughter of the officiating clergyman. In Biddefora, March 15, Ceo. H. Smith of Saco and Miss M. Abbie Littlefleld of Bkldeford. DIICD. In Durham, March 15, Charles Biss, aged 72 years, formerly of Columbus, Ct. [Hartford papers please copy.l In Biddeford. March 18, Mrs. Sarah A. Holmau, aged 41 ytars 7 months. In Boston, March 19, Mrs.Flavilla E., wile of Capt. N. P. Allen, iormerly of Portland, aged 35 years and 6 months. DEPARTURE OFOCEAN STEAMERS NAME FROM FOR DATE Prussian Portland... .Liverpool. .. Mch 22 Ville de Paris New York Havre Mch 22 City of New York. .New York. .Liverpool. ... Mch 22 Siberia ..Boston Liverpool Mch 22 Oatario New York. .Rio Janeiro... Mch 23 Claribel New York.. Kingston, J.. Mch 25 \Viscou8iu New York. .Liverpool Mch 26 Cuba New York. .Liverpool Mch 26 Olympia New York. .Glasgow..... Mch '26 City of Havana New York.. Havana Mch 27 St Thomas New York. .Port Prince ..Mch 28 Peruvian Portland . - Liverpool... M h 9 Palmyra Boston Liverpool Mch 29 Celtic New York .Liverpool Mch 29 City of-Paris New York. .Liverpool Mch 29 City of Mexico New York.. Havana A pi 2 Nevada New York. .LlverjKiol Apl 2 Abyssinia New York. . Liverpool I pi 2 Moravian Portland...Liverpool ... .Apl 5 City of Montreal... .New York.. Liverpool Apl 5 Sarmatian Portland.... Liverpool Apl 12 Miaiature Almanac match 33. Suu rises C.011 Moon rises 1.10 AV. Sun eels 6.14 I hitfh water 4.30 PM MARHSTE NEWS. PORT OF PORTLAND. Fridar» Waich 31. ARRIVED. Steamship Oscar, (Br) Hutchinson. London,—cargo on Canadian account. ISrig J H Kennedy, of Boston, from Pcrnambuco. with 6000 bags sugar to J L Farmer. Capt Rich and wife died previous to the departure from Ρ and one man die» ou the passage. Has experienced rough weather, lost sails, damaged top works, &c. Vessel to Chas H Chase & Co. Sclia Siubad, Perry, and Ainomak, Rogers, Rock land for New York. Sch A S Emery, Emery, Rockland lor New York. Schs Idaho, Jameson, and Express, Calderwood, Rockland for Boston. Sch Hume, Farr, Rocklaud tor Salem. CLEARED. Barque Daring, McDonald, Sagua— Phihney & Jackson. Sch Esther, (Br) Maloney, St Andrews, NB. [FROM MERCHANTS' EXdlANGE.T At Buenos Ayres Feb 12, brig Belle Preecott, Wat erhouse, from Portland. Ar at Montevideo Feb 1, brig Carrie Winslow, Welsh, Portland, (and sailed 3d for Buenos Ayres); 10th barque A C Bean. Wooster, do. At at New York 20th, barque S W Holbrook, Pol leys, Matanzas MEMORANDA. A dispatch from Boston to Merchant's Exchange states that the barque Josephine, (ot Portland) Capt Haven, from Buenos Ayres for Boston, went ashore at Cohaeset during the storm Thursday night, and appears to be breaking up. Her main and mizzen masts are gone, and the cabin and poop-deck have washed oft and come ashore. She is full of w ter. The cargo may be saved if the weather moderates. Ciew all right. See general news columns for further particulars. Brig J H Lane, (of Searsport) Shute, at Boston from Messina, reports variable winds to Feb 16, and then strong gales from SW to W up to March 19th. March 3d, lat 43 20, Ion 56 15. a seamen was lost over board; 4th, lat 43 17, Ion 57 33, bad heavy gale and shipped a sea which stove rail and cabin windows, filled cabin with water and washed overboard another seaman, who was drowned. Sch John McAdam, Montgomery, at New Haven from Charleston, reports, Feb 21, lat 35 05. Ion 75 28, experienced a severe northwest gale and lost foresail, stove galley, and sprung aleak ; on the 22d, lat 74 30, took a northwest gale lasting five days, during which lost mainiratt", stove boat, and increasing the leak so that 15,000 ft plank had to be thrown overboard; on the 27th took a gale from the southeast, and on the 28th look another one from the northwest, blowing v^ry hard with snow and rain ; March 5, a heavy sea struck the stern and quarter, which caused the leak to increase greatly and all hands were put to pu wip ing and kept at it four days, when they stopf>ed from exhaustion. The balance of the deck load was thrown overboard, which eased her and the leak was reduced to 150 strokes per hour. March 9th boarded a Ger man barque and obtained provisions. Arrived at New Haven 9th, having been at sea 28 days. Sch G W Kimball, Pendleton, from New Yoi^k for Boston, with cement, went ashore at Cuttyhunk eve ning of the 19th inst, and filled with water. The crew were taken oft by a life boac. Sch H S Bridges, from Elizabethport for Boston, put into Vineyard-Haven 20th loss of maintopmast, &c, in a gale. DOMESTIC PORTS. PORT MADISON—Ar 9th, ship Coquimbo, Arey, San Francisco. SAN FRANCISCO—Ar 10th, ship Grace Darling, Bleven, Newcastle. NSW. Clrt12tli, ship Tabor, Otis. Liverpool. GALVESTON—Cld 18th, brig Glendale, Nichols, New York. Ar 14th, barque Ephraim Williams, Keenc, from New York. NEW ORLEANS-Ar 15th, ships Kate Davenport, Duncan, Dundee; Guardian, Ames, Antwerp. Below 21st, ships John Watt, Morse, Havre; Free man Clark, Bosworth, do; Thomas Harward, Strick land, do. FERNANDINA—Ar I3th, sch Sabao, Dyer, from Charleston, to load for Woodstock. Cld 13th, barque Flor del Mar, Seavey, Montevideo. BRUNSWICK—Cld 11th, sch D Talbot, Amesbury, ûr^port 12th, sclis Kenduskeag, Wyatt; William H Mailer, Crowley, and Beta, Brown, ldg. SAVANNAH—Cld 15th, sch Chas Sawyer, Mullen, Philadelphia. CHARLESTON-Ar 19th, sch F Ρ Frye, Alexan der, Baltimore. GEORGETOWN, SC—Cld 12th, sch Carrie S Webb, Homan, New York. WILMINGTON—Cld 15th, brig Waitbam, Trimm, New York. Ar 17th. sch Jos W Fish. Hunner, Wilmington. RICHMOND—Ar 15tli, sch A Kicûaras, Keeu, irom NORFOLK—Ar 18tb,sch Delia Hodgkins, Bernard, Portland. BALTIMORE—Ar 19tli, schs Sue W Townscnd, Townsend, Bucksport; W R Drury, Thompson, St Marys, Ga. Clu 19th, brig Geo Ε Dale, Pierce. Matanzas. PHILADELPHIA—Ar 19tli inst, sch Enterprise, Strout, Savaunab. Cld 19th, barque Arizona, Conant, Dunkirk : schs Emily Curtis, Barbonr, Matanzas; Fanny H Buck lin, Bucklin, Portland. Passed Newcastle 19th, brig A G Jewett, for Car denas. NEW YORK—Ar 19tb, ship Graham's Polly. Bur gess, Havre; barque Jenny Cobb, Packard. Pensa cola todays; brig John Swan, Rumball. Cientuegos; schs HC Sneppard, Clark, Mosquito Inlet; Annie Bliss, Simmons, Savannah : Ellen Morrison, Dodge, Providence; Col Eddy, McBean, do; July Fourth, Cobb, Bridgeport ; Dival, Dunton, Portland. Ar20th, snipe Endeavor, Warland. Manila; Rhine, Jordan. London; Nimbus. Kelley, Liverpool 35 days; brigs Shasta, Brown, Cardenas 12 days; Amelia Em ma, Carlon, Matanzas via Nassau, NP ; Kodiak, Downing, Guantanamo. Cld 20tn, barques Ν M Haven. Hall, for Matanzas; Norton Stover, Sherman, Cardenas; brig Centaur, Stevens, Frontera; sch Annie Wliiling, Hutchinson, Demarara. Sid 19th, barques Gan Eden, for Cardenas; Com Dupont, for Montevideo. Passed through Hell Gate 19th, schs J C Crafts, Kennedy, and Isaac Rich, Bryant, tm New York for Portland; Duroc, Hardy, do For do; Gem, Thon?as, do for Rockland; Jed Frye, Langley, Hoboken for Boston. NEW HAVEN—Ar 19th Inst, schs John McAdam, Montgomery, Charleston ; John L Tracey, Meaervey, Savannah. PROVIDENCE—Sid 19th, schs New Zealand.Cook, an·! Grecian, Mitchell, Nev York; Abigail Haines, Smith, and Redondo, Whittemore, do. NEW BEDFORD-Ar 20th, sch Baltic, Parker, Port Johnson. VINEYARD HAVEN—Ar 19th, sch Chas Shearer, Kenncy, New York for Salem. Sid 19th, schs Fanny Pike. Sedona. J M Morales, Ο R Emerson, Sophie, Wm Stevens, Ada Ames, Spar tel, Winona, Mary Augusta, Clara Jane, Lottie Bell, and Bertha J Fellows. Ar 20th. sch H S Bridges, Land rick, Elizabethport for Boston ; Fannie & Euitli, Bartlctt, Newcastle for Belfast. Sid 20th, schs Ε II Nash, Onward, Ν Berry, Fred C Holdeu, Ella, L M Collius, Ivy Bell. BOSTON—Ar 20th.brig J H Lane, Shute. Messina; sch S L Simmons. Oandy, Hoboken. Cld 20th, barque Lawrence. Howes. Norfolk. Ar 21st, schs Geo Β Ferguson, Partridge, Pensaco la ; Eliza Ellen, Robinson. Portland. Cld 21st. barque Keystone, Berry. New York; sch Annie Currier. Peck. St John, NB via Portland. GLOUCESTER—Ar 20th, schs Jas Ponder, Hudson, Newcastle for Portland ; Trott King, Bradford, New York for Pembroke. SALEM—Ar 19th, sch Bedabedec, Peaee, from Port Johnson FOREIGN PORTS. Sid tm Foo-chow Jan 7, ship Annie Gray, Moore, New York. At Whampoa Jan 12, barques Gemsbok. Bunker, for New York, (Id g at £2 15 per ton of 40 it); Adelia Carlton, for do, (same rate.) At Calcutta 15th inst, ship C II Southard, Brown, for New York, ldg. Sid fm Valparaiso 2d ult, barque R Ρ Buck, Curtis, Tengov. In port 15th ult, ship Kit Carson, Spencer, fm Ant werp. ar 1st; barque Charlotte A Littlelield, Carver, from Buenos Ayres, ar G'h, (to load nitrate at Iquique an-1 wood at Tome tor New Yc**k at £3 and £5. Sid fm Penarth 3d inst, ship S S Thomas, Curtis, Callao. Ar at Callao Feb 12, ship Freedom, radley, from Guanape; 18th. Oakland, Reed, Cardiff; 20th, Wm Wilcox. Curtis. Shields. In port-Feb 27-, ships Loretta Fish, Carney : Fran couia, Gray; Albeit Gallatin, Groves; Canada. Her riraan; Louis Walsh. White; Wm Wilcox, Crocker, and Andrew Johnson, O'Brien, waiting ; barques Sampson. Nichols, and Robert Porter, do. Chartered, ship Oakland, Reed, to load guano at Peru for Hampton Roads at $16. At Guanape Feb 17, shins Golden Rule, Hall; Co lumbia. Carter; Henry S Sanford, Dunphy: Pacific, Blanchard; J Β Lincoln, Musaus; H LRichardson, Anderson; Maitha Cobb. Healey; Corsica, Havener, and Emerald Isle, Blowers, all loading guano; barque Isaac Rich. Sheldon, do. At Macabi Feb 16, snips Nancy Pendleton, Pendle ton ; Vigilate, Whittemore; Emma, Rich ; Eddy stone, Park; Ρ G Blanchard, Mclnt y re; Orient, Rob insou, and Peru, all loading guano. At Buenos Ayres Feb 14, barque Morning Light, Tranou frnm il icor Sid fm Montevideo Feb 11, barque Tremont, Carl isle. Rosario. to load for Boston. Ar at Rio Janeiro Feb 14, sch Lamoine, King, 48 days from Savannan. Ar at Barbadoes Feb 25. barqne Orchilla, Savage, Boston, (and sailed for St Thomas.) Ar at St Jago 8tli inst, brig Juliet C Clark, Moore, New York. Sid fm Trinidad 10th inst, sch Fred Smith, Smith, Philadelphia. Ar at Havana 12th inst, brig Isaac Carver, Wil liams, Portland ; sch Ella L Trefethen. Starling, from Charleston. Sid 14th. barque Palo Alto, Tenney. Cardenas; brig Torrent, Tibbetts, Baltimore via Cardenas; sch Mary A Harmon, Davis, Matanzas; 15th, barque Iron Age, Crabtree. New York. Cld 14th, barque Flora M Uurlbut, Dudley, North of Hatteras via Matanzas; brig Adelaide, Wilson,do; 15th, Clara J Adams, McFadden, Sagua. Sid fm Matanzas 12th iust, sch Chattanooga, Snare, New York; 13th, brig Ernestine, Knight, Philadel phia. At at Cardenas 11th, barque Ε F Herriman, Nich ols, Havana; brig Acelia Thurlow, Gallison, Ν York ; 12th, Mariposa, Staples, do; MA H errera, French, Havana. Sid 12th, brig J H Dillingham. Treat, Sierra More na ; 13th, barque Evanell, Colcord, North of Hatteras ; sch Cora Nash, Coffin, New Orleans. Ar at Sagua 8th, brigs A J Ross, from Portland; Josie, Pettigrew, New York; 11th, sch John Bird, Sleeper, Havana. Sid 1st, brig Helen Ο Phinney, Boyd, for Delaware Breakwater; sch Nellie Chase, DalUng, for New Or leans. Ar at Gibara 4th, sell Helen J Holway, Dow, from Machias. Cld at St John, NB, 17th, steamer Glendon, Sulie, Portland. (Latest by European steamers.! Ar at Liverpool 61h inst, Austria. Delano, from San Francisco: 7th, Emma. Johnson. Pascagoula. Sid fm Holyhead 3th inst, Scioto. Mitchell, New Orleans Ar at Deal 7th inet, Edward O'Brien, Oliver, Fal mouth for Hamburg. Sid fm Spithead 6th. John Ο Baker, Spear, from New Orleans for Havre. „ Otf Lundy 7th, Sylvanus Blanchard, from Cardiff for Callao. Sid fin Shields Gth Inst, Loretta Fish. Watts, Callao Sid fm Lamlash 5th. Quickstep, Chase. New York. At Akyab 1st inst. Wm M Heal, Stinson, —. Sid fm Genoa 1st inst. Theobold, Adams, —. Sid fm Havre 5th in»t, Moses Day, Woodworth, for Cardiff and Hong Kong. Ar at Antwerp 1st inst. Riverside, Rich, New Or leans; 4tli, R U Gove, Harkness. do. Ar at Hamburg 5th inet, Kitty Coburn, Schelly, Navidas. SPOKES. March 19, off Delaware Capes, barque Sadie, from from Montevideo for New York. "EAGL.E SUGARS." The Eagle Sugar Refinery having commenced work for the season of 1873, now oilers to the trade Sugars of its various grades from EXTRA C TO YELLOW. GEO. S. HUNT, Agent, 111 COMMERCIAL· STREET. mch21dlw NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. Eastman Brothers WILL OFFER On Monday, March 24th, NEW DRESS WOODS ADAPTED TO Τ EŒ SEASON. — ALSO — BLACK GOODS! Brillianteen from 50c. to $1.50. Alpaccti from · 25c. to 1.00. Cashmere, Cretonne, Thibet, Henrietta and Coburg IX VARIOUS QUALITIES. Special Bargains — IK — White Goods and Table Linen, Napkins, Doylies, Towels, &c. SPRING ^WOOLENS — FOR — HEN A\P BOYS. Print,Cambric & Ginghams A large variety of CHOICE NEW DESIGNS Eastman Brothers, 333 Congress Street. mch22 dtf For Sale in the Town of West brook. A FINE residence one-half mile from the Railroad Depots, Post-office, eood Schools and Churches, six miles fr ni Portland; House and £11 two stories thirteen finished rooms, doable parlors with marbl· mantles, Wood-house and Stable connected—all in good repair, painted and blinded, Barn 40 χ 60 on the premises; grounds contain 16} acres, excellent land, well fenced, 30 apple and pear trees, £ acre choice strawberries, three good wells of water upon the place and good cistern in the cellar, cellar under whole House, fine cement bottom; grounds ornamented with fine shade trees. This is one of the finest resi dences in the county. Terms easy. Enquire of 3. R. Davis & Co., Portland, or Otis Brown, Westbrook. mar21tf 11J Per Cent. Gold Interest. 1st MORTGAGE SINKING FUND GOLD BONDS. Secured by mortgage on 6,000 acres of very valuable Coal and Iron Lauils. Principal and Interest payable in GOLD COI S. For sale at priccs that will pay over lli per cent, in GOLD. £qual to 13 per cent, in currency. Call or send for Pamohlete, with maps and full particulars, that will satisfy the mort cautious invest ors. THOS. P. ELLIS & CO., Bankers, mar22eod&wlm 14 Pine St., Ν. Y. City ot Portland. City Clrbk's Office, March 21, 1873. UPON the petition of Sise & Nevens for permis sion to remove their stationary steam engine in store No. 176 Fore street to store No. 178 Fore street. Mufcjcu mi ueieuj given luui un muxii/Ai, me nu uay of April next, at 7* o'clock P. M., at the Aldermen's room in the . ity Building, a hearing will be had of all parties interested in said petition. Per order, H. I. ROBINSON, City Clerk. mcli22 dtd — FOB SALE BY — G. L. BAILEY. 48 EXCHANGE ST. PRICE SS.OO mar22 eniiet Lost. A GOLD WATCH CASE. The finder will be suitably rewarded by leaving it at the Daily Press Office. tf Wanted A BAKER and Cook at Aims House. Apply to J. W. MEKRILL, mch22dtf at Alms House, Girl Wanted. A CAPABLE GIBL for general house-work. Apply at h.use 1G6 Spring Street. mar22*lw Beckwith Sewing Machine--$12. ON 30 DATS' TRIAL ! J THE IMPROVED ($12) BECKWITH SEWING MaCHINΚ. with new Bbaidlnq Foot, and many other important improvements, all complete, with tiemmer, Guide, Four Needle*, &c., warranted two years,—with care it will do your family sewing for a life-time. Nearly ten thousand of these machines have been sold the past season, which without the ahove improvements, are giving universal satisfaction. Wo will show letters to any who may all, from dis interested purchasers, in which they state that they would not exchange ours for the best high-priced machine in the market. It mikes the popular Elas tic Loop Stich, and closes its seam secuiely, which renders it the strongest and best ; yet when desired it can be unlo ko I at pleasure. Fastned to any table. Easily worked by hand. This is the machine which Messrs Orange Judd & Co,, of the American Agri culturist, &c., use so many thousands for premiums. Full directions go with every machine. If after hav the machine 30 days, it does not give perfect satisfac tion, we will refund the $12, on return of machine, less the Express charges, and take the risk of its be ing injured. All orders promptly filled on receipt of Post Office order f τ $12, or if $3 are sent with your order t<> us, tl.e balance can be paid to the Express Co., when you rece ve the machine. Terms to agents liberal, but cash invariably for all machines when received. If any doubt our honor or responsibility, we will cheerfully . ive the best city refereuce. Bring or send sample of anv goods with whirli ιο test the machine BECKWITH SEWING MACHINE CO., 26 West Broadway, Ν. Y. (After May 1st, 862 Broa'y. mar22 t-lw Agents Wanted for BEHIND THE SCENES IN WASHINGTON. The quickest selling book of the dav. It tells all about tnc great C edit Mobilier Scandal, Senatorial Briberies, Congressmen, Rings, Lobby, and the woi - derful,Sights of ι be National Capital. The demaud for it is immense. Ageuts making early application will secure choice territory. Send for circular, and see our lerms and a full description of «he work. Address, CONTINENTAL PUBLISHING CO., 4 Bond-st., New York. mar22t4w 10 PERCENT.NET. THE IOWA LOAN AND TRUST COMPANY will invest money on flrst-clasa Real Estate at 10 percent, interest, net, payable semiannually in New York.and will garantee the collection of all loans made through its agency. All charges paid by the borrower. Please write, before investing, for New York and New Eng land references, md All particulars. Samuel Meb bill, (late Governor of Iowa,) President. Address JAMES B. HARTWELL, Sec'y, Draw 1«7 Des Moi nes, Iowa. mar224tw 7 to 12 PER CENT. We make a Specialty of County, City, and School District Bonds, Guarantee Legality of all bonds sold, collect the coupons without charge, or tan e same as so much cash on sales. S3f"*Send for price list. THE LAW of MUNICIPAL BONDS just publish- d by our senior, should be in the hands of all interested in this class of securities. Two Vol umes, price $10. IV. N. COLGRArCO.f mar22f4w 17 Nauau*itM New York. The immense sale, 10,000 IN ONE MONTH our LIVINGSTONE2^ AFRICA Is having, PROVES it above all other» the book the MASSES WAST. IT goes like WILDF1BE. Over G00 pages, only 82 50. NOTICE—Be not deceived bv misrepresentations made to ρ ilm off hitch pri cH inferior works, but s- nd for circulars and see Pr.of of statements and great success of our agents. Pocket companion wortli $10, mailed free. HUBBARD BROS., Publishers, Phila. and Boston. mar22t4w CANTADitlNC! BOOKS SBNT FREE fcr dr. win. nuitho iimistbatkd History of the Bible It contains over 250 fine Scripture Illustrations and 1105 pages. Agentsarc selling from 15 to 20 copies per dav, and we send a canvassing book tree to anv book agent. Address, statingexferience, etc., NATIONAL PUBLISHING CO., Philadelphia, Pa. mar22t4w Sewing Machine IS THE BEST IN THE WORLD. Agent* Wanted. Send for circular. Address : "DOMESTIC SEWING MACHINE CO., Ν. Y. mar22 t4w A WATCH FEEE man who will act as our agent. Business light and honorable $300.00 made In 5 da vs. Saleable as flour. Everybody buys it. Can't do without it. Mustbavelt. NoGlfi Enterprise, no Humbug. KENNEOY& CO., Pittsburg, Pa. mar22tlw w'AGEXTS WANTED ΪΆ C Pictures, Afaps, and Charts. Also, for our Sew ing Silk and Linen Thread. $100 to $200 cleared ^^per month bv good, active Agents. Apply at once Wto D. L. GUERNSEY, Concord. Ν. II. mar22tlw TIIE WOBKIPTO CtAOT, mata female $60 a week guaranteed. Uesi«i'taWe rm ployment at home, day or evening; nç.capitalwqn ti ed; full instructions and valuable package oi goods to suit with 1 rorcenwich St ? return stamp M. YOUNO <x tu., i<«> " mar°"«4wt New York. "" Λ I From as «».—Eight samples mailed free for 25 cts. that sell at slAt for four dollars, to any person in Portland who will act as a.t . ii,ar22Hw RANDALL t CO.^767 Broad y, Ν. Y. JOB PBINTINO neatly executed at thl« office· MISCELLANEOUS. March 26th, 1873, We bLall take Stock, pjovlou» to whkh wc shall offer GREAT BARGAINS ■u all tbe Departments of 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 VTE OFFER GREAT INDUCEMENTS. NankiUi Turk** Roil nnmii.U», Doylic Blencbnl DubwH·, Huif JUrnrhnl l»ama«U«. I.inrui·, (Jublrarlird Unuia.U», Huudbrrchirr». We shall make Great Réductions in oar price» of WHITE GOODS. One Lot Remnant* checked Cambrics very Cheap. Tt)lB Sale will continue but TEN DAYS. COTELL & CO., Corner Congress and Brown Sts. mar!3 e<xl2w BONDS FOR SALE. Portland e'g Bangor β'· St Louis - g'H St Loots County - - . - 7'g Cook County · ... 7'g Chicago · 7'g Columbus, Ohio ... g'g Leeds & Farmington R. R., guaranteed fi's Portland & Rochester R. 1!. - - 7's Maine Central R. R. . . . 7'g Central R. R. of Iowa Wold - - 7'g Chicago, Danville & Yincennes R. R., Gold, ..... « 7'g Northern Pa iflc R. R. Gold - 7-30'» Atlantic & St. Lawrence R. B. Stock and Deferred Rent Scrip Bought. H. M. PAYSON, BANKER AND BROKER, 32 Exchange Street, PORTLAND· mar 13 dtf BONDS. Portland City - ... β's Rockland City β'» Bath City 6'g Bangor City β'β St. Louis City Leeds & Farmington, (Guaranteed,) 6's Maine Central, Consolidated. · · 7's Cook County. Illinois. . - .7»· Wayne County, Illinois, · · 7's Iowa Central, Gold, · - - . 7'e Toledo, Ohio, ... 7.30's Northern Pacific Gold, - · ■ 7.80's West Wisconsin R. It., Gold, · · 7's 50 shares 1st National Bank. 9 shares Casco National Bank. FOR SALE BY Will. JE. WOOD, Ag't, Sept 7-dtfls β* F.xcha«|r St. BONDS. New York City - J" « « « . , m m β, Brooklyn City - - ft's Jersey City - Vt Elizabeth City 7Ί Canada Southern R. It., Gold, - 7's B. & Cedar Rapids R. R., Gold, - 7's Northern Pacific R. R., Gold, - 7-80's FOR SALE BY R. A. BIRD, 97 Exchange St· feb23 FOR SALE, STEAMSHIP WHIRLWIND. LENGTH 130 feet, Beam 24 %10 feet, Hold 17 3-10 feet, Tonnage 374. Built of Connect ieut Oak and chestnut in 1863, has two decks, *cho< ner rig. Direct acting vertical engine; cylin er 32 χ 30. Dra't, deep loaded, 13 feet. Boiler and Engine in good or der. For further particulars apply to WHITNEY & SAMPSON, Boston, Mass., Or IIENRY WIN SOB & CO., mch!4dtf Philadelphia, Pa. Notice. HAVING retired from the Grocery Vuslnees in Cai>e Elizabeth, notice Is heieby given to my Debtors and Creditors, that v«.u will find me at the office of the machine shop of the P. S. & P. R. R. Payment at once of all bills due me is demanded, and settlement of-ill bills ag Inst me will be uiade. With thanks ter m ν numerous friends and neigh bors tor vour very liberal patronage, I reccommend Mes-rs Evans & Kelsey, who have taken my business, to your entire confidence. C. L. LITCHFIELD. Cape Elizabeth, March 17, 1873. marlftdlw Sanf'ord's Improved Refrigerators. The three points ot excellence which I claim, are : 1st: constant and thorough circulation of pure air; 2nd ; ryness, no dampness monld nor ta int ; 3rd ; no inte* mingling of odors; purity and active air, the elements of 1rs success. Call, or send for circulars. Manufactured and for sale by J. F. MERRILL, be tweeu Cross and Cotton sts., near Leavitt, Burnhum A Co.s lee House. Portland. Me. je4dtf Notice. I PROPOSALS will be received at the Town Office iu Cape Elizabeth until 12 o'clock M. Saturday March 29th, 1873, for a Keeper for th« Alms House in Cape Elizabeth for the year ending March 31st, 1874. The right to reject all proposals is reserved. THOS. B. HASKELL, ) Ovorseers of NATHAN H. DYER, } the ικϊογ EL1SHA N. JORDAN, ) Cape Elizabeth. Cape Elizabeth, Maich 18th, lb73. mar20dlwwlt f*h aanaci ΡααΙγ Κίηι·αο VUVtf|f ^/KJ J#VVUi VVA Vk* IN THE UNITED STATES. OLD Books bought, sold, or exchanged, or loaned for one cent per day. Send three cents for cir culars. Agents wanted. ALBERT COLBY & SONS, 11a exchange St, Fori land, Mai and 156 Baltimore St., Baltimore fel>2C d&wtfw9 PROPOSALS ILL be received by the undersigned until the first day of April proximo, for the construc tion of a School Building for the Hallowell Classical and Scientific Academy. The plans and Specifi cations for the same may be seen at the office ol Simon Page, Esq., Northern National Bauk, Hallo well, Me. , . _ The Committee reserve the right of accepting or rejecting any or all the bids that may be offered. Per order of Building Committee. H. F. HARDING, Sec'y. Hallowell, March 11th, 1873. mrl3-10t WANTED Γ W A SITUATION 08 Book-keeper, Assistant Book keeper, or Salesman ; by a gentleman with five years experience as book-keeper with one oi the larg est firms in Massachusetts, and two years experience as Salesman in the Clothing Business. Highest Bos ton and Poitland references. Address mar21d.1t ^E. W. T.," Portland P. O. THE Maine State Agricultural Society will hold its iiTii. Εχηιηιτιοχ at banvob, September ^10^ 17,18 & 19, CyOvcr $GOOO, in premiums are offered. mar21 dCm FOR SALE· A SET of NICE PABI.OB FIRMTIKF ONE Sandlbrd Refrigerator, one Spring Box for Bed, two large Chromoa with frames, ono step ladder <?» steps», one soap-s'one Stove, etc. |yThe-e articles will be sold at a forge discount. Parties desiring to purchase will plea*e call at Press Office, or No. 6 Spruce Street. Reason tor selling : soon to remove from the city. mar!8dtf New Boai'diiiK House. THE Subscriber, having leased the nt'W and com modiona house, recently erects! by U«o. R. Da vie & Co., upon the "Blanchard property," 3Pi High St., takes pleasure In announcing to tho public that he will ubout the first of April cpen It for u Aral, claaa boarding house. Room* can be seen anil full particulars as to terms, «Sc., obtained, by calling at the house from 10 A. M. to 12 M., and from 2 until s I*. M. marliHl-w 8-S. KNIGtiT. Bible Society of OTaiue. rpiIK Annual Mooting of this Society for the election X ot officer· for tho ensuing year, anil the transac tion of ο h. r buslnew. will be held at the Young Mens'Chriolau Association Ro^ms, on Thuisdav April 3rd, 1873, at 4 o'clock P.M. W. H. ltOBBS, Bee. Sec'y Portland, March 20,1673. marSMtd

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