Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, March 24, 1873, Page 2

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated March 24, 1873 Page 2
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the peess. MUSDAY MOBNISG, MARCH 24. 1873. £VS#X re;ular attache of tlicPllESS i8 furnished wltb a card certificate countersigned by Stanley T. Pulltn, Editor. All railway, steamboat and liotc managers will confer a favor upon us by demanding cred'ntlals of cvcr> person claiming fo represent our jouroal, as we have information that several bum mers" arc seeking courtesies in the name of the Pitess, and we have no disposition to be, even pas » vely, a party to such fraud. We do notr«dM>^yn><>«· 3ud cu",mu"i cations The naoft and address of the writer are in all cases indispe ab e, not necessarily for publication but as a guaranty of good faith. W" ; cannot undertake to return or pre ervo com munications that are not use,i. Object Teaching in the Census Report. The coloted maps accompanying the cen ftw report are so suggestive that a philosophi cal man who could not read mighf. derive fh>m them no very inaccu ate idea 01 the liis. t <ry of the country, as well as ol its social and industrial condition. Their nice adap tation to the purpoje for wire h they are in tended has almost the eflec' of poetry on the mind. See on the map showing the degree of illiteracy in different parts ot the country, how the dark shading deepens as you ap proach the South. What a damning blot llavcry has left, to be sure ! Nor is the mark ed absence of education in the South fully ac counted lor by the existence there of the col ored race, for in comparing this map with another in the same volume, showing the den sitv of the black population, we find that the «•MA ouauiug UU HUU U'IW -- "j cident. The spirit of the kicked old institu tion cut off the poor whites, as well as tl.e blacks, froui education, hence the inky dark ness of this cloud of shame that hangs over the South. The cloud gradually lightens as you approach the Ohio and Potomac, but its shadow tails a little across both rivers, after which it rapidly c.ears up till New England is reached, where it is only a slight haze, cov e ing only a little corner of Vermont and Massachusetts, and, wonderful to tell, not a square inch of Maine I This unspotted wli.te njse of Maiue, as we find on reference to the acjompanying key, indicates that there is no pirt of the State in which even five per ccut. of the population is illiterate. There is not another State in the Union in which there is not at least one d irk spot, and in most of them the shading in some part indicates trom eleven to forty per ceut. ot illiterate persons. Nor is this the only respect in which the ap pearance ot Maine U singular. The purple shading which shows the toieign population Covers a less extended area than in any othi r Northern State, and it is so light even where it is laid on in a narrow strip along the coast Ai far as the Penobscot river, that it indicates only from 2 to 5 foreign inhabitants to thç square mile. This map shows in the most striking manner the usefulness i f the new method of conveying statistical information. At a glance it is seen where the grand cen ters of foreign population lie. Among these the most notable is indicated by a deep pur ple patch covering all Rhode Island and East e u Massachusetts, escept Cape Cod, extend ing diagonally across central and western Ccn. necticut, the corner of New York where the City is situated, and central New Jerspj, until it stops with the. city of Philadelphia. In the whole area there are more than twenty foreign born inhabitants to the square mile. Though almost all the Northern States have some tinge of foreign purple, there are no ■tore large spots like this, and the South, like Maine. Is almoet without a stain. Pursuing the investigation, with special reference to this State, it is found from the map showing the density of population, that the Southern part of Maine—the only part which can really be said to be settled—has more than the average number of people to Ihe square mile. The blue shading on all the coast counties, and the greater part of the second tier, indicates from 40 to 70 people to the squaie mile. Out of New England there is not a State in the Union, except Indiana, where so large a part of the rural territory is covered by this heavy shade. It should be d stinctly understood that we take no account of the unsettled part of the State when we make this statement. The great center ot population we find, naturally enough, to em brace almost exactly t.e same crowded area that was above referred to in connection with the foreign population; and in reference to the map indicating the wealth of the country we find a bright gold belt covering almost ex actly the same narrow strip of territory.— The inhabited part of Maine shows a wealth of $750 to §1250 per capita, except a littl·: spot around this city, where the deeper yel low indicates that if the wealth were divided equally among the people, each inhabitant would have from $1250 to $2000. Our wealth, aî here Indicated, is just about the same as that of other rural populations in the Union. All these facts and many hundreds of oth ers could be obtained with much more precis io ι by the study of the figures in this vol ume, aud it might seem at first thought thai the maps are curious rather than valuable· But they show at a glance not only the rela tive wealth, population and culture of differ ent parts of the couutry, but they give a hint at the absolute tacts in these particulars. The information which it vould require weeks of pitient study to acquire, is thus rendered available through an hour's amusement to those who require only a general knowledge of the facts presented in 800 pages of census returns. The tedious discussion of Senator Cald well's case has given rise to a new phase of the somewhat vague question of State rights, and the division of opinion as it relates to the well V ow belief of party leaders is some what curious. For instance, Mr. Conkling who is not a state rights advocate in the us ual acceptance of the term, objects to the res olution reported by Mr. Morton .declaring the election ol Caldwell void, on the ground ihat such action would be in violationof the sover eignty of the State of Kansas ; that the the Senate can only inquire con cerning the formal returns and the specific qualifications of Senators, and concerning the legal right of election in the legislature which chooses them. In ihis view Mr. Conkling is sustained by such Republicans as Messrs. Frelinghuysen, Carpenter and such Democrats as Messrs Bayard of Delaware Hamilton of Maryland and Stockton of New Jersey. On the othei hand Mr. Thurman of Ohio who is par excellence a state rights ad vocate ana an uura uemocrat, Holds tliat the 8 vereignty of the State is not infriuged by declaiing the election void, but on the other hand, Is protected by such action. In this view he is endorsed by such well known Re publican Senators as Messrs. Morton of In diana, Wright of Iowa and others. Senate r Schurz alRo ta ires thr same arround. It issaiu .natuei.. butler declared whin in Washington that if one hurdrtd of the η Who voted for him should sign a petition asl - i g him to resign in cosequence of his pron - t ent action in securing the success of tl e Β lary grab, he will do so. Here is a rare < p· ρ tunity for one hundred enterprising J · ρ blicans to remove the possible originator of a great deal of piischief in the forty-thiid Congress. ■It will be been elsewhere that the re-nomi nation of Collector Casey of New Orleans, has bîen ennfi med. The objection to him was that he had been too potent in Louisiana politics. Business men there, however, ask el for his re-appointment on the ground that the business of the office was. never before so well conducted as under Mr. Casey. The Kennebec Journal says that the friends of lion. John A. Peters are in Au gusta with numerously signed petitions for his appointment to the Supreme bench, and that a majority of the Kennebec county bar have signed a petition for the appointment of Artemas Libby, esq., of Augusta. A Washington special of Saturday says that it has been asceriaiued that the long de bate over Caldwell's case in the United States Senate has not had the effect to change a sin gle vote. There has been some high toned •peech-making, thoujh. Everything of California origin is pecu liar, even to its criminal matters. For in stance, the telegraph informs us that Mat. Torpey who was hanged by the lynchers for the murder of a married woman at Monteray, just before dying made a will giving the hus band of the victim $1000 and that this be reaved man at the request of the murderer put his hands on the head of Torpey as he knelt. In connection with the $1000, it is difficult to determine just what this laying on of hands was meant to conyey. In noticing the statement that Congress man Dawes is going to organize western Mas sachusetts against Gen. Butler's nomination for Governor next fall, the i-'oston Journal says that any special anxiety on that subject would be wasteful. Those supposed to be within the charmed circle of the semi-official knowing ones, de clare that Mr. Paine, the present Insurance Commissioner, will be reappointed by Gov. Perhatn. _ Sceues Attending the Execution of Fos ter. Eli Perkins gives the following acsount of the scenes attending the execution of the mur derer Foster last Friday, which is published in the Daily Graphic: Sheriff Breunan and a doze a deputies filed iuto the Tombs about a quarter to nine. Each deputy wore black gloves aud carried in his hand the insiguia of his office, a cherry colored gavel with brass points at either eud. At nine υ clock and ten minutes the sheriff took Foster from his cell. When he showed a little lack of nerve, the sheriff said: "Now hold up, Foster, and die like a man!" "Yes, 1 will show you that I can die like a man," gasped the doomed man. jnuw Hie prueessiou moved out from the low er corridor of the Tombs iuto the prison yard, Foster between the two Dr. Tvnirs. father and son, the deputy sheriffs and doctors behind. "What α» you want to do uow, doctor?" ask ed the sheriff of Dr. Tyng. "We will offer prayers." "Well, don't be long—don't be over three minutes, for Foster is weakening." "We will be short," replied Dr. Tyng, Sr. Then the praying commenced. The doctor prayed fervently for one -two—three minutes. There were no signs of the end coming, and the doomed man's knees shook together. The phy sicians looked at each other and whispered "he will faint." Policemen, spectators aud report ers looked on in breathless suspense. That prayer seemed an age. The "amen" came and lï'oster still stood with the rope around his neck aud his arms pinioned, oblivious to everything. Death was obly an empty form to him. Ibe young Dr. Tyng prayed one—two—three min utes more. Suddenly the sheriff whispered to him in a low voice · "O. doetor we must stop this—Foster can't stana it much longer." As Dr. Tyng fiuished abruptly, saying, "We are in thy hands Ο Lord, to do everything to I thy glory," sheriff Brennan touched the con demned man, who seemed just ready to fall, and said : ' ••jNow, brace up, Foster—hold up a moment longer " Fo ter stood firmer. Then the death warrant was read, all the tiii'e «lie condemned man's body surging like a broken reed. At a.ii toe sheriff, who stood be'iind Foster, swung bis cap, the hangman cut the spring, the big weights dropped, and William Foster hung in the air. A few struggles, a lew heart throbs, a few muscular contractions, aud he was dead. His account with his fellow-men was balanced. If the scales of justice tipped down when he killed Putnam, they uow stood even, for the killer and the killed were standing face to face in eternity. Then came the closing scene in the drama. The doctors felt Fosters pulse, put their ears against his heart, and pronounced him dead. After the coroner had pronounced him dead, they took him into the n>,w prison, and the gallows-makers commenced taking down the gibbet. At 10.30 the gallows was down, and the prison yard had its wonted peaceful look. Industrial Statistics. W. E. S. Whitman, Esq., the Industrial Sta tistican of the State, has just issued a circular making the following,inquiries, pursuant to the objects of the resolve of the Legislature : Names of individuals carrying on industrial operations; Names of industrial cjmpanies or corpora tions; Name of business or manufacture; Whether corporate or private; Amouutof capital invested in the business; Kind and number of horse power; Nameort escription a ad number of machines; Kind, quantity aud value of stock consumed; Kind, quantity and value of production; ολ uixiuci. υι. tuuutus uuriufç tue year in acnve operation; Number of males, females and children era ployed ; luiai amount of wages during the year; Average weekly wages paid each person; Market for products, stating whether iu the State, and where out ot the State ; Besides figurate statistics, detailed informa tion is also solicited respecting particulars not enumerated in the foregoing, including such facts as are of special interest, and embracing returns relating to the products of all quarries, kilns, ice, ore beds, and fish· ries; to farm pro ducts and live stock; and relating also to our lumbering interests, rail road s an<l ship building. It is to be hoped that the information asked for will be promptly and cheerftilly furnished, in order that a complete record of the progress and development of the industrial resources of the State by an intelligent and enterprising people may be presented for the first time in her history. Respondents will bear in miud that in the work of gathering statistics, we nave not the slightest mtcution of prying into the private affairs of their business, but only desire to car ry out the purpose for which this department was created, viz : to acquire "a knowledge of what we [as a Stafe] are expanding and doing in every branch of our widely varied industries, "■î'h the products of each and the aggregate of all." iJlank circulars, conveniently arranged for the return of facts, will be sent on application, accompanied by prepaid envelopes, duly di I rected. Veterans of the Navy Retibed.—Secreta t · Robeson is carrying out the recent act of Cjngress, by relieving the following officers from act've duty. The periods of their service are reckoned to the commencement of the pres ent year: Rear Admirals—Charles S. Boggs Secretary of the Light House Board, who was born in New Jersey, entered the naval service Nov. 1, 182C; has served 20 years and one month at sea, and 1G years and one month on shore, and has been in the service 40 years and two months, Charles Steadman, commanding the South Pacific Station, was horn in South Carolina: entered the service April 1, 1828; served at sea .3 years and five months, on shore 14 years and hree months, and has been in the service 44 yeirs and nine months. James Alden, commandingEuropean Station wa- burn iu Maiue; entered the service April 1, 1828; sea service 26 years and eleven months; shore duty 10 years and 10 months, and has l*en in the service 44 years and 9 months. Thomas Λ Selfridge, Commandant Mare Island Navy Yard, born in Massachusetts; en tired the service Jan. 1, 1818; sea service 15 years and 4 months; shore duty 20 years and 8 months; in the service 55 years. Theodore S. Bailey, member of the Light house Board, born in New York; entered the service June 1, 1818; sea service 22 years and r> months; shore duty 12 years and 5 months; in iervice 55 years. Mclancton Smith, Governor Nav'il Asylum, at Philadelphia; born in New York; entered the service March 1,182(i; sea service 19 years and 2 months; shore duty 15 years and 10 months; in service 4G years and 10 months. Henry Walker, member of the Lighthouse Board; born iu Virginia; entered the service Februaiy 1, 1827 ; sea service 18 years and 7 months; in the service 43 years and 11 mouths. Commodore John B. Gillis, Naval Asylum, Philadelphia; boru in Delaware; entered the service December 12,1825; sea service 17 years md 9 months; shore duty 11 years, and in ser vice 47 years 1 month, Telegraphic Combinations.—The New York papers report that a new and important combination of telegraph lines has recently been effected, in opposition to the Western Un ion Company. The stockholders of the Atlan tic anil Pacific lines, which extend from New York to San Francisco, have bought up the stock of the Frankliu Company's lines, which extend from New York to Washington. At Washington the lines of the Con uni; Λr>— pany connect with tlio=e of the Southern At 1 tntic Company, which have already been ex t -nded to Montgomery, Alabama, and are bein<* r ipidly pushed forward to New Orleans. It is ejected the Pacific and Atlantic Telegraph C .uipany, whose lines extend from New York to Pittsburg, Cincinnati and New Orleans, via the Mississippi river, will also join the Consoli I dation, thus affording facilities for reaching all the most importants points in the South and Southwest, and under one management. The Automatic Company's linos, which extend from New York to Washington, it is also thought will be inducer) to join in the combination. Rockland Items.—The Bod well Granite Co-1 and Gen. Davis Tillson of Vinalhaven have just been awarded a contract for furnishing granite for new government buildings at St. Louis. This contract will exceed one million dollars. The Bodwell Granite Co. will proba bly employ more than 1100 men this summer »t their quarries at Fox Island. Their pay roll . averaSe over $75,000 a month. DUt on Π „"tCa?K:r, ot about 130 tons is to bo haven « Πώ """ R<*kland and Vinal uaveo in coniiectiou with there, within ninety days. Bran>te works It is said that the foieign „ost. „ of Rockland for 1872 exceed those of city in the United States. This is owiog'ton;" ly to the large number of Scotch andïngiîji, laborers in the granite quarries at Fox and Dix Islands, who send home a great deal of money. Prompt Justice.—John Coughlan and John Green, the two youths who made the outrage ous assault upon Mr. Antoldi in New York, a few evenings ago, and who also made a general raid with knives and revolvers upon the pas sengers in a horse car, were before Judge Brady of the Court of Oyer and Terminer, on Friday, on the charge of robbery, to which they plead ed guilty. Their counsel endeavored to miti gate their guilt by the plea of intoxication, both boys being under the influence of liquor at the time. Judge Brady, however, said he should never consider intoxication au excuse, unless it reached the pitch of utter and entire depriva tion of mind. The prevalence of crimes of violence among young men and lads required the firmest repression. He certainly should not pay the slightest attention to any plea of intoxication. Had they gone to trial he should have given them the full sentence of twenty years, but as they had pleaded guilty he would lessen that and sentence them each to fifteen years at hard labor in State prison. 4'West" the sensation's Washington corres pondent of the Boston Traveller says in his Saturday's despatch: A somewhat sensational rumor is in circula tion about the capital to-day, to the effect that the mission of Secretary Belkuap and Lieut. Gen. Sheridan to the southwest has reference to highly important projected military move ments on the part of the government. Not long ago assurances were received at the State Department that portions of the Mexican States of Chihuahua, Conhuila, Nuevo Leon aud Tamaulipas, comprising the so-called free zone, were auxious to unite with the Uuited States, and, with sufficient protection, might successfully aecomnlish a seoarafcinn fmm Mexico, The tact that the chief design of Sec retary Belknap's mission is to inspect the mili tary posts of the department of Texas bas given strength to the report that the government will assist the free zone States to accomplish iheir independence in case they take the tirst step of possession. In any case, tie result of Secretary Belknap's mission will be anxiously awaited. About Battle Flags.—Major General Wil liam T. Sherman tells of a striking incident du ring his European travels. Dining with the of ficers of a noted English regiment, he noticed upon their colors the words "Lexington" and ' Breed's Hill," battles in Amer ca in which their predecessors were engagtd nearly a ccntu ry ago. In England the battle on Juno 17tli, 1775, was railed by the name above given in stead of "Bunker's Hill," as it is called on this side of the Atlantic. Wagner's Counsel.—It is stated that Judge Taplcy of Saco, has been selected as the senior counsel of Louis Wagner whose trial takes place at Alfred in May. News and Other Items. Alex. H. Stephens delivered the St. Patrick's Day oration in Augusta, Ga. Commissioner Douglass denies any designs on the place of Assistant Secretary of the Treasury Hartley. The editor of Old and New says that "the pa pers which have excited the most wholesome influence on American life and American socie ty liave been the party papers." The Chicago Tribune is already discussing at great length the claims and prospects of Presidential candidates. Its confines its atten tion to Bepublicans. With singular unanimity the New York pa pers head their reports of the passage of the general railroad law by the New Jersey Legis lature, "New Jersey Redeemed." The total loss by the Boston fire, according to the latest estimates, was $81,841,144. One-half of the whole was owned by fifty seven persons, trustees or corporations. Ex-Gov. Gratz Brown of Missouri, has pub lished a letter in which he denies that there is any truth in the statements connecting his name with impropriety in the employment of convict labor, &c. The Worcester (Mass.) Spy says that Mrs. Isabella Beeclier Hooker of Hartford, sister of Rev. Henry Ward Beecber, has become a Uni versalist, and preached in the Universalist church at Bridgeport, on Sunday. An Oregon youth is accused of dressing un a straw woman and giving it a sleigh ride through the town, alter his bashful approaches had been rebuffed by the genuine articles among his female acquaintances. F. F. Clark, a religious confidence man, re cently distinguished himself at Troy, Ν. Y., by swindling a prominent citizen of $500, borrow ing all the money he could, and nearly inveigl ing a respectable young woman into marriage, after which he decamped. Senator Kelley of Oregon, declines to have anything to dj^witb the back pay. Had he presented himself to receive it he would have been informed that the mileage which he has been paid exceeded the amount of the back pay by several hundred dollars. A Providence girl, on repairing to lier room late on Monday evening, was astonished to see a pair of feet, without boots, protruding from under her bed. She did not scream, but went down stairs quietly and informed her father, and the burglar was then nicely caught and handed over to the police. Gen. Sherman thinks the Modocs have good ground of complaint against the authorities for removing them to a reservation where they could not secure their natural food, but that Capt. Jack and his lieutenants are great ras cals. He utterly disbelieves the rumors of a movement toward the annexation of certain Mexican States. Only Vice President (now Senator) Hamlin, Chief Justice Chase. Senator Cameron, Frank Ρ Blair. Sr., and Gideon Welles, remain of the associates of Mr. Lincoln in the adminis tration of 1801. Messrs. Sumu»r, Cameron, Anthony, Hamlin and Chaudler, are the ouly Senators who were in the 36th Congress, and excepting Vice President Wilson,the only mem bers of that Sena e now in public life. STATE NEWS. ANDROSCOGGIN COUNTY. The Lewieton Journal says: As a crumb of comfort in view of the severe storms of the pres ent year, a gentleman tells us that in 185J, 21 years ago ago, ou the 15th of April, the snow was four teet deep in the woi-ds at Turner. The Lewiston Journal says that the grocers in that town who were sued by the owners of the Sanford refrigerator patent, have practical ly beaten the parteis in court. AROOBTOGK COUNTY. The town of Lynden has has voted $150 for a free high school. The North Star says a little girl, daughter of a Mr. Daigle, just across the river from Fort Kent, had her right arm torn off the other day in a threshing machine. The Patten stage had not reached Fort Kent for two weeks when last heard from. It is understood, says the Times, that Col lector Vandine is to appoint as Deputy Collec tors, S. F. Berry and Asa Davis at Houlton, and George H. Smith at Van Buren. Davis "fought mit Greeley" last year and was a Democratic candidate for a county office. CUMBERLAND COUNTY. The Bridgton News says that Hon. C. A. Chaplin of Harrison, is a candidate for llail road Commissioner. The Musical Convention at Bridgton last week was largely attended considering the weather. A W. Lewis, Esq., of Fryeburg, gave two of bis nopular lectures on California, to the people of North Bridgton. John T. Webb, son of Col. James Webb of North Bridgton, formerly a member of the 1st, 10th and 30th Maine, died Monday of small pox in St. Louis. The average attendance at the Bridgton high school during the winter term was 104; whole number, 109. The Bridgton News aunounces the death of Nathan Cleaves, one of the old and highly es teemed citizens of that village. HANCOCK COUNTY. The President has appointed Mr. J.Edwin Sherman of Bucksport, an Honorary Com missioner to tha Vienna Exhibition. KENNEBEC COUNTY. The Water ville Mail gives an account of a young Ulan from the rural districts who under took to steal a ring at a jeweller's store, but failing, coucluded to buy it at the suggestion of an officer of the law. The next day he got a thrashing in a street quarrel and took §4 as hush money, just enough to pay for his jewel ry. He wears a gold ring on his finger and a rainbow hued one about his eye. The Maine Central will give free return tickets to all who desire to attend the meeting of the Pomological Society at Augusta, this week. KNOX COUNTY The Camden Herald advocates a city charter for that town because it has 1200 voters, and no hall will hold them. '•Kai Gar" lives in Camden, and opposos woman suffrage. He is no relation to John Smith—not with that name. At Bockland, the body of Alexander Phil brook, a man 33 or 40 years of age, wag found Saturday forenoon at the flats, close to a wharf and between a little pink-stern schoonerlwhich lie owned) and another vessel. He was seen alive Friday, and it is probable that he fell overboard and was drowned Friday night,while endeavoring to secure his little craft, which had broken from her moorings. Au inquest will probably be held. UNCOLN COUNTY. Mpssrs. Eveileth and Weston of Waldoboro' have in the nursery of their trout breeding es tablishment, just out of the village, 44,000 young lronl which have hatched out thissprinK. They have iu the stock pond about a thousand old trout, caught in the streams of that vicini ty, some of which will weigh two pounds a piece. They have recently received from the Stato establishment at Bucksport, a lot of salmon eggs, which are designed as the first in stallmeut towards restocking Medoinakr iver with that valuable fish. At a party at East Fryeburg on the Sth of March, Mrs. Horace Blake was accideutly pushed down stairs, cutting lier head badly but not seriously. < « * - , Fryeburg people arc considering the matter of a local paper. Caleb Curtis, an açed and respected citizen of Dexter, died suddenly Tuesday night from the ettects of a stroke of paralysis, by w hich be was prostrated Monday evening. The County Lodge of Good Templars assem bled at Guilford on the 20th inst. The session was well attended, the lodges being represented by 125 delegates. The frieuds of the cause are seriously iu earnest in Piscataquis,and the Good Templars are doing their share of the work. At this writing (Friday, March 21st,) the greatest snow storm of the season is upon us. The average depth of the suow iu the county cannot be less than six or seven feet, but, in many places it is drifted to a depth of 25 or 30 feet. Old orchards of large and tall trees are buried nearly out of sight. OXFORD COUNTY. PENOBSCOT COUNTY. PISCATAQUIS COUNTY. (Press Correspondence. ) SOMERSET COUNTY. jum< ici *jl Avufil^ « XIUSK Ul'UlIl We chrodicled a few days since, at the age of 107 years, was the mother of nine children, five of whom survive her—two sons and three daugn ters, whose respective ages are 79,76, 74, 70 and 60—365 years. Skowhegan complains of a scarcity of cars now demanded to ship the 2000 bushels of pota toes received at that point daily. The price is 50 ceuts a bushel. Moni€d|mon in Skowhegan are considering the matter of encouraging the early rebuilding of the Skowhegan Hotel by some practical means. WASHINGTON COUNTY. The Eastport Sentinel says that W. C. Shreck of the United Signal Service, has arriv ed in that town for the purpose of establishing a station there. A correspondent of the Sentinel says: We consider the emjo/ment of a meal, in which is a good clam pie, or a stew, from those dug on the flats of West Quoddy Bay, is enough to convince reasonable people that clams at 20 cts. a quart, will supersede tne use of oysters at 75 cts., the present price. Mrs. Peggy Mitchell, aged over 100 years, died in East Machias, recently. A Paragraph for ll>y»pc«itice. If you have a weak Stomach, and wish to make it weaker, take violent purgations. Thereto no surer way to render indigestion chronic. But if you are dys peptic, and, like a sensible person desire to strength en your digestive organs and compel them to per form their essential duties thoroughly aud regularly, take a dose oi Hostetter's Stomach Bitters betorc every meal, until your delinquent stomach is restor ed to a heailhy condition. It should be understood that dyspepsia is al way s complicated with disturb ance of the liver and η unnatui al 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-biilous agent and a gradual cathartic, as well as a tonic anu btomaehic, and hence its unparalleled efficaey in the severest cases of chonic iudigestion. SPECIAL NOTICES. RAKE CHANCE for a BARUAIN ! As I am about to close the Store 9G Exchange St., two doors above my old stand, I shall for one week, commencing with to-day, 24th, offer the goodsin said store, consisting of: FRAMED CHROMOS, ENGRAVINGS, Λ FANCY ARTICLj.S, Ac , AT COST! Those wishing to ornament their dwellings with handsome Pictures, at low prices, will do well to call and examine my stock. 8. II. C0iiE8W0RTHV,JR.,&C^ mar24 snlw IT I* LIKE CLUBBING Λ MAN AFTER IIE IS DOWN To use powerful Cathartics to cure COSTIVE NESS an 1 DYSPEPSIA, the diseased organs are sensitive and tender—treat them tenderly.— Do not use them roughly. A medi cine Like LORING'S Vegetable Spécifie î which is entirely tree 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 $1. LOB· ING, Druggist, Proprietor. Trade supplied by GEO. C. GOODWIN & CO., Boston; W. F. PHILLIPS & Co . J. W. PERKINS & Co.. WHIP PLE BROS., Portland. mar22snlw FOR MOTH PATCHES, FRECKLES And TAN, use PERRY'S Motli 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 Fleshworm, use PERRY'S Improv ed Coraedone and Pimple Remedy, the gieat skin medicine. Prepare ! only by Dr. B. C. PERltY, Dermatologist, 49 Bond St., Ν. Y. Sold by Druggists everywhere. mar22sn6ra IflAKB 1IEIKS. TIIE heirs at law of John Marr, formerly of Kit terv, in Y«»rk county, Maine, have deeided to hold a convention in Portland, on the 26th day of March next, at 10 A. M., in the United States Hotel, fo< the purpose of taking measures to establish their heirship to the property which is said to be left by J,)hn Erskine, 11th Earl of Mar in Scotland. A lull attendance is requested. Per order. WM. P. MARR. SAMUEL M. S KILLING, JOHN MARR, MRS. WM. TRICKEY, feb20dsntd MRS. C. R. SHAW. I.JEA Ac I*JERKINS' CAUTION : Worcestershire Sauce Buyers are cautioned to avoid the uumerous Coun terfeits and Imitations ο tiered for aale. JOHN DUNCAN'S SONS, New York, Agents for the United States. octJ6 eodsnly FOR FAMILY USE THE Il A L F o R D LEICESTERSHIRE T-A-B-L-E S-A-U-C-E Thc best Sauce and Relisli Maflc in any Pari ol the World —FOIt— F-A-M-I-L-Y tj-s-jc. Pi α Is ...... ;>0 Cents. Half Pints ... - 30 Cents· FOR SALE BY ALL GROCERS. To L·et^ THE commodious four storied Brick Store, No. 57 Commercial St.—immediate posession given. Inquire of ELIAS THOMAS & CO., No. 90 Commercial St. Or of W. W. THOMAS, Canal National Bank. septlSsntf Averill Chemical Falut Co., Manufacturers of PUREST WHITE ! AND Any UcMirc<! Shmle or Color, Prepared for Immédiate Application. SOLD By The GkA-LLON 9NLY DURABLE, beautiful, economical. D. M. YEOMANS, General Eastern Agent, ... 83 Commercial St. Portland. eo28-eodtf en SPECIAL NOTICES. WONDERFUL CURES ! Β It. VBANIV, OF BOHTON, Who lias made bo many Wonderful Cures all over the ' New England States, Is at tlio PREBLE HOUSE, Anil will Remain a Few Weeks. Every invalid shou'd see liim, no matter what their complaint may be, 20 000 Patients have been Treated by him within ihe " ' last ten years, with Wonderful Success. Head the following Wonderful C ures in Maine : Dr. Urann, who lias made so many wonderful cures in this town and others, will remain in town but a short t ime longer. He has had good success. The case of Mr. J. B. lledman, 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 a bio 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 I cheerfully endorse it as au act of justice 10 I>r. 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, being 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 great pain, was unable to

was carried to Dr. UramiV office, at tho De Witt House, and after one treatment was free from pain, and have been able to work ever since. A. W. BAILEY. Auburn, May 7, I860. Lewiston, May 7,1869. This will certify that I had lost the use of my lower limbs and was unable to walk or even stand, had several physicians who pronounced my case incura ble. lie ring of Dr. Uraun's Wonderful Cures, I sent for nim. Iu less than a week wa,· able to walk in the streets, and can now walk two miles daily. JAMES F. BRADBURY. Ellsworth, Oct. 8, 1857. To the Maciius Republican.—Gents:—As Dr. Urauu, of Boston, is about visiting your place, and a stranger iu these parts, I kn w very well, like most physicians traveling, he will be looked upon with sus picion, particularly as his cures look miraculous. I had 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 morning, and in Jess than an hour alter I was able to walk home, a distance ot nearly halt' a mile, up hill, without cru ches, and have been gaining ever since. J. U. JuRDAN, mclilSsi.lw* formerly Deputy Sheriff. REMOVAL! DR. CHARLES E. WEBSTER, has removed to 74 Free Street. Portland, Jan. 23, 1873. jan25sntf ROCK SLOOPS. WANTED SLOOPS earring from fifty to one Hun dred Tons Kocks. Apply at No. 13 Cahoon Block, near City Building between the hours of one and two, seven and nine o'cltck P. M. " marlOtf TO Β JE LKTT^ Tkc Front Office on the second floor in the Caual National Bank Building, recently occupied by Mat tocks & Fox. Also rooms in the Third story. Enquire at the Bank dec7sntf BAM OF PORTLAND. On, and after this date, the un lersigned will carry on a strictly Banking business, at tho 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 the regular course of the Banking Business. W. N. GOOLD. Portland, June 24th, 1872. j un23newlt then sn tf A Book lor Every Man. The "SCIENCE OF LIFE, or SELF-PRESERVA TION," a Medical Treatise on the Cause and Cure of Exhausted Vitality, Premature Decline in Man, Ner vous and 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. It is the cheapest and best medical work ever published, and the only one on this class of ills worth reading. 190tli 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. 4Bulfinch Street, Boston, Mass., or Dr. W. H. PARKER, Assistant Physician. Ν. Β The author may be consulted on the above as well as all diseases requiring skill ana experience. en mar25-dly "Buy itle and I'll do you Ciooil."—DR. LANGLEY'S ROOT AND HERB B1ÏÏETS. No drugs, no poisons, nothing deleterious, nothing but healthy roots and herbs, each as Sareaparills, Wild Cherry, Yellow Dock, Prickly Ash, Thorough wort, Mandrake, Rhubarb, Dandelion,&c., so compounded as to rea"h the fountains of disease, and absolutely cure all Humors. Liver and Billious Diseases, Jaun dire, Dyspepsia, Costiveness, Scrofula, and all ditfl < uliics arisin* 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, and all druggists. marG sneodlCw CONSUMPTION CAN BE CURED HCIIENCK'4 PULMONIC SYRUP, * dCHENCR'S SEAWEED TONIC, SCHENCK'S MNDRAKG PILLS, Are the only medicines that will cure 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 iu the side, the bow els sometimes costive and sometimes to loose, tongue coated, pain in the shoulder blade, feeling sometimes very restless, and at 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 irom 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, liyer and stomach clog, and remain torpid and inactive, and before the patient is aware of his situation, the lungp 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 opium, 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, nourishes the system, and créât· a healthy circula tion of the blood. When the els are 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 afreets, Philadelphia. Penn., and tor sale by GEO. C. GOODWIN & CO., 38 Hanover street, Bos ton, and John F. Henry, 8 College place, New York For sale by Druggists generally. septSsneodtf BATCH Ε LOR'S HAIR DYE. This splendid Hair Dye is the best in the worlf7· The only True and Perfect Dye. Harmless Reliable an I Instantaneous; nodisappointment; 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 hair clean, soft and beautiful. The genuine, signed ΛΥ. A. Batcbelor. Sold by all Druggists. CHAS. BATCHELOR, Prop., λ. Γ. octld&w Ivrs κ BONDS! BONDS of western cities and counties, 10 per cent, interest and principal payable in the east. Private property as well as public rea hed. Debts very small in proportion to property and therefore easily paid. Careful investors are invited to call and exandne the B)dos. L ws and Decisions of the courts upon such securities and will find them very safe. Tnere is nothing better. CHARLES M. HAWKES, febfisntf 28 Exchange st., Portland. STORE RENT! Rnlpnrtffl Plm.mhpr rmm with wr>tpp λΙλοι^ Ç..1 water anil every convenlenrc. Enquire of mch20 LUFKIN & CO. FARM FOR SALE ! The Farm owned by tlie late Bailey Talbot, situat ed about J mile rroiu the villiage of South Freeport, aad ou the road between there and Yarmouth, This Farm lying on the tide waters of Harrleeeket River, can be easily dressed from the sea, and is un rivalled in the country as a hay farm. It contains about 125 acres of land with plenty of wood. House and 2 Barns. Can be bought to advantage before the 1st of April For particulars enquire of M. L. Talbot, on the pr. mises, or, H. Talbot, No. GClapp's Block, Con gress St., Portland, Me. feb21d&wsntf I lie Press as an Advertising medi um· The attention of advertisers is called to the excel lent and constantly improving condition f the Daily Press as an advertising medium. Its circulation which has long been the largest in Maine has coneid erably increased during the past six months, and is steadily and rapidly increasing. It goes to the very best class of readers in Portland and vicinity, is sold largely on railway trains and steamboats, and is found in all oublie places. en SPRING ΟΊΓ 1873. ROLLINS & BOND, llave just returned from New York and Boston with a CHOICE STOCK of WOOLENS. For Gentlomens' Wear, Which we propose to make up in our usual GOOD STYLE And to which we invite your attention at NO. 90 MIDDLE STREET. marlO eneodtf If you want n nice Photograph or Tin Type, go to A. M. McKenny,'s 161 Middle Street, lie warrents them as good as can be made in Port land. ag5-eodtf sn SPECIAL NOTICES. House for Sale. AT QOEHAM, ME., a large bandiomo two story house, rooms ol both stories of good size and he g ou a fine loi having 274 ro is front on South St., a short distance from Church, Post-office and lJcpot. The Cboiee Hiluntioii in Gorliam; pesiaee numerous and fine shade treee, flower bed9 auu hedges, there are nearly a hundred fruit trees, apple, crab-apple, pear, peach ami cherry, ten grape vines, and a good garden containing many currant bushes, gooseberry bushes, strawberry and asparagus beds tine pieplant, «V:c. There are about 33 acres of land, affording pasturage and many choice house lots. Inquire of JOHN W. PERKINS. Portland, or Rev. Geo. A. Perkins, on the premises. marl2sntf WANTED Canada, Sew Brunswick anil Xova Scotia Bills, — AND — GOLD AND SILVER COIN. J. B. BROWN' & SO>S, Bankers, 40 Ejehaugc Street, feh25 snoodtf SPRING 1873. NEW GOODS! NEW GOODS! ORIS HAWKES & CO. CUSTOM DEPARTMENT. We have now in stock and are constantly receiving some of the choicest Shades and most desirable Fabrics in SPRING OVERCOATINGS, Suitings, Fancy Weaves and Diagonals for COATS, AND VESTS, TKOWSEUINGS, AND FANCY VESTINGS, —IN— ENGLISH· SCOTCH, AND AMERICAN GOODS that it was ever our pleasure to show our customers, and we are in readiness to make every STYLE of GARMENT in the most tasty, thorough and fashion able manner. "W. IT. CHI SAM has charge of this Department, and will spare no p.tins to please those who intrust their orders to us. 290 and 292 CONGRESS STREET, OPPOSITE PREBLE HOUSE. mchlO snd&w3w MARRIED. In this city, March 20, by Rev. W. E. Gibbs, Win fiekl S. Pratt of Westbrook and Aliss Ella N. Butter field of Portland. In Camden, March 13, John L. Andrews of Camden and Carrie £. Mitchell of Bocklaud. In Appleton. March 4, Capr. Chas. H. Matthews of Belfast and Ella M. Conant of Appleton. In Lewi«ton, March 13, Henry C. Daley and Flor ence J. Bailey. DIED. In this city, March 20, suddenly, of appoplexy, Mfai Hannah Meserve, aged 40 aged 9 months. [Eastern please copy.) In Woolwich, Mar.li 14, Mrs. Martha Hedge, aged 87 years 10 months. In Durham. March 12, Emily E., daughter of Wm. D. Koak, asjed 18 vears 0 months. In Biddeford, March 11, Mary Ann Williams, aged G3 years. DEPARTURE OFOCEAN NTEAOTfeKM NAME FROM FOR DAT F uiarioei JNew York. .Kingston, J. .Mch 25 Wisconsin 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 — Mch29 City of Paris New York. .Liverpool —Mch 29 City of Mexico New York.. Havana A pi 2 Nevada New York. .Liverpool Apl 2 Abyssinia New York. .Liverpool Apl 2 Moravian Portland...Liverpool ... .Apl 5 City of Montreal... .New York.. Liverpool Apl 5 Sarmatian Portland.... Liverpool Apl 12 Miniature Almanac Match 24. Sunrises 5.56 I Moon rises. 4.00 AV. Sunsets 6.17 I High water 7.00 AM MARINE INTEWS. PORT OF PORTLAND, Satardor, March 92. ARRIVED. Steamer Chesapeake, Mangum, New York—passen gers and mdse to Henry Fox. Steamer Alhambra. Wright, Halifax, NS—mdse to John Porteous. Steamer New Brunswick, Pike, St John, NB, vià Eastprot. Barque J S Winslow, Davis, Boston, to load for Buenos Ayres. Scli R & si Corson, Wille's, Newcastle, Del—corn to Webb & Piiinney. Sch Laura Bliss, Strong, Salem, to load for Cuba. Sch Annie Currier, (Br) Peck, Boston, to load for St John. NB. Sch Mary Β Harris, Crowley, Boston, to load for Savannah. Sch Vineyard, Bangs, Provincetown. Sch Areola, Rich, Provincetown. Sch Octavia A Dow, Starliug, Grand Menan, NB— 90,000 herring for a market. CLEARED. Steamship Prussian, (Br) Dutton, Liverpool — II & A Allan. Steamer Carlotta, Mulligan, Halifax, NS—John Porteous. Brig Atlas, Powers, Havana—Phinney & Jackson. Sch ι elmont. Gales, Matauzas—Isaac Emery. Sch Cherub, Fletcher, Providence—Chas Sawyer. Sch Deborah Joues, Dunham, Boston— Charles Sawyer. Hnnday, 31 α re h 93· ARRIVED. BrigOarrie Ε Pickering, (of Boston) Torrey, Ma tan zas 16 days—546 hhds60tcs molasses to George S ι Hunt. Sch Isaac Rich, Bryant, New York—corn to Wal dron & True. Sch Alligator, McGiegor, New York—coal to Wm Ε Dennison. Sch Arcturus, Wentworth, Plymouth—nails to Ν M Perkins & Co, and King & Dexter. Sch Convoy, Warren. Salem, to load for Calais. Sch Henry CastoiF, Dumout, Rockland for NYork with granite, leaky. nsnORAIVDA. Barque Celeste Clark, from Liverpool for Boston, struck on Little Round Shoal, Nantucket, 20th inst, and is a total wreck. Crew saved. The vessel regis tered 737 tons, was built at Waldoboro in 1864, and hailed from Boston. Sch Virginia, Small, from Philadelphia for Boston, was run into by schr General Sheridan at Delaware Breakwater 20th inst, and had mainboom carried away, boat stove, and broke maingaff. Sch New Zealand of Deer Isle, was driven ashore during the gale at Rockland 20th and is badly etove. Sch Oregon was also driven ashore at same time. Sch Alleghanlau lost bowsprit and head gear by col lision. Sch Gertrude Plummer, Wright, from Santa Mar sha for New York, with wood and hides, pur into Nassau, NP, 8th mst in distress, having experienced a severe gale on the 2d and lost mainsail and jib, Sch Ringdove, (of Calais) Swain, at New York from Aux Caves, reports strong Ν W gales the entire ?»as sa :e ; carried away maiutopmast and head of fore mast. DOMESTIC PORTS. SAN FRANCISCO—Ar 19th, ship Frank Ν Thayer, St irrett, New York. Sid 13th, ship K1 Dorado, Winding, Melbourne. GALVESTON—Ar 15th inst, sch veto, Henderson, Boston. NEW ORLEANS—Ar 15th, ship Virginia, Barker. Antwerp. Ar at SW Pass 15th, ship Reunion, Curtis, Havre, (and sailed for Galveston.) Ar at do 22d, ships Mayflower, Call, Havre; Ellen Southard, Woodward, do. SAVANNAH-Ar 20th, brig Ellen Maria, Hoxie, New York. Sid 21st, sch Traveller. Hodges, New Orleans; Da vid Faust, Lord. New York. v.uvuuuit'nw, ov—*^1U 14 in, SCU VVm δΙΛΙβΓ, Killman, Thomaston. BALTIMORE-Ar 20th, ech Speedwell, Drisko, ftn Boston. Cld 20th, sch Ε M Pennell. Mitchell. West Indies. PHILADELPHIA—Ar 19th, sch Pioneer, Parker. Boston. Cld 21st, sch S S Bickmore, Barter, Bath. Below 20th, brigs Annie Β Storer, Adams, and Η Ο Phinney, Boyd, from Cuba. NEW YORK—Ar 20th, barques Talisman, Blatch ford, Rio Janeiro; S W Holbrook. Polleys, Matanzas; brigs J F Carney, Turner, Cardenas; Anita Owen, Pettcngill, Matanzas 11 days ; schs Μ Ε Van Clea', Thorn<like, Charleston ; G M Partridge, Bunker, Bal timore for Beliast; H Q Bird, Macomber. Rockland Wm Rice, Pressey; Kendrick Fish, and J Β Knowls, Merritt, Rockland; Wm Arthur, McDuffie, Provi dence; Roht Byron. Cl ment s, and Ellen Morrison, Dodge, Provideuce; Victor, Look, Bridgeport ; LM Warren, from Rockland; Eureka, Stanley, Green pO't. Below, ship John Harvey, Lowell, from Antwerp. Ar 21st, barque Ε C Litchfield, Crockett, Rio Ja neiro; Carrie Ε Long. Park. Havana 12 days; brigs Mattano, Jarvis, Guantanamo 20 days; Ν Showers, Savage, Ponce via Mansanilla ; schs L F Warren, Berry, Demarara 13days; Victor, Nickerson. Para 20 days; Ringdove, Swain, Aux Cayes 19 aays: Florence Ν Tower, Perry. Milk River, J ; Dolly Varaen, Allen, Moaquito Iulet ; Herald, Hodgdon. Rockland. Passed through Hell Gate 21st. schs Starlight, from New York for Bal h ; Ζ A Paine, fm do for Eastport ; H vue, do for Fall River. Cld 2lst, barque A Ν Frankliu, Holbrook, Matan zas; brig Carrie Purington. Whittcmore, Porto Rico; sch Ben. Davie, Wilmington. At Ricker'e Island ûutb, schs Β J Fellows, from Rockport: Whitney Long, from do for Savannah; Three Sisters, from Portland for Philadelphia; Ε Η Nash, from do for New York; Η Means, do for do. NEW HAVEN—Ar 20th, sch Albert Clarence, Freeman, Portland. Cld 20th, eeh Victor, Look, New York. NEW LONDON—Ar 20th, brig Geo Amos, Noyes. Elizabethnort for Portland. PROVIDENCE—Cld 21st, sch Annie L McKean McKeen, Jacksonville; Ada Louisa, Kerrigan. Port land. NEWPORT—SK1 19th and 20th, schs Alligator, J W Fish, Frank Jameson, Amirald, Pilot's Bride Sunbeam, Wm Rice, Senator Grimes. VINE YAKD-HAVEN—Ar 20th, ech» Ka'e Grant, Grant, Boston for St Domingo; Wm Flint, Pout, and Cyrus Fossett, . BOSTON—Ar 21st, sch S II Pomrov, Gilllat, frem Port Johnson. Cld 21st, nebs Ε M Sawyer, Keller, St John, NB; Τ Watts, Brown, and Alquizar, Long, Rockuort. to load for New York. Cld 22d, barque Horace Beals, Flckett, Portland, to load for Cuba ; schs Tim Field. Lelanu, Wilming ton; Lalla Rich, Perkine, Portland. SALEM—Ar 20th, ech Bramliall, Hamilton, Port land for New York PORTSMOUTH-Ar 21st. schs Τ Benedict, Marr, Portland for Brandford, Cl; Morellght, Allen, Calais lor New York. FOREIGN PORTS. Ar at Bombay 7th tost, ship» Arcturus, Williams, Liverpool; liiclid McManus, toster. Cardiff. Ar at Liverpool 8th inst, ship YoSemite, Mack, San Francisco. r.n.n Ar at Deal 7tb, ship Edw O'Brien, Oliver, Callao Cld'at Carfiiff 5lh Inst, barque Robt Morrison, Sca vey, St Jago. în port 4th Inst, ehip Enos Soulc, Sonic, for Rio Ja neiro. Sid fin Muscat Feb li, barque Chase.i, Ilall, Zanzi bar ana New York. 4· brI« Ca"ie wlnsl0W' SIJ ™> I· burqu- Ctias Fnrbc, Swctt, Cuba. innnrï' Σï??S ί'UDSWitk· True, Matauzas. In port *eb 12, barques Mar ν M Bird Packard * Isaac Hall, Colcord, and Ella, Oliver for New Yoik! brig Belle Prescott, Waterhouse, for Port and* Stock ton, Griffin, lor Boston; scb Florence Shay, Hutchin son, for do. Ar at Montevideo Feb 1, brig Carrie Winslow Welsh, Portland, (and sailed 3d for Buenos Ayresr 10th, barque A C Bean. YVooster, do, (Feb 24.) ' SM Jan 30, ship Delft haven, Freese, Bolivia. Chi Feb 8. brig H H Wright. Meyers. Bouton. In port Feb 16, ship Florence Tieat. Short, une; barques Jennie. Staples, for New York; Jas Ε Brett, Nlckorson, for do; Ta»ay, Morse, and Isaac Lincoln, Jordan, une. „ Ar at Rio Janeiro 11 f h ult, brig It W Meseer, Smith Fernandina; lltb, sch Lamoine, King, Savannah 48 days. Sid 10th, ship Mogul, Freeman, Akyab. In port 22d, brigs Kremlin, Wyman, and Valencia, Small, une. At Para 5th Inst, sch Maid of the Mist, Smith, for New York, ldg. Ar at Port Spain 11th ult, sche Keokuk, Crocker, Fernandina, (aud sld 21st for Porto Rico) ; 22d, Ο M St MÎÎys^a eWY°rk' 24th' M"y ΜθΓη' KeeD' con,* Portfamf.rrC ~J bris Hattie E Wheeler, Ba kélT New Vorï1?" iî\ i,n,8tvRdla storm Pclre'. Hae Pearl, BKnchaYidlr r J,1,for Manaanilta);Ocean Gilkey.RioJanei'o (and «ϊιΐ ηΤ» n"ry kni*lit, I-ucy Hammond, 8t Kit.. Jacksonville· „* ivitts, (and sld 8th for Demarara, (and sld 8th1 for Turίΐ mT* ί rm Portland or Boston ; «cli. Adïïïl f,?η. ιt0 'îi*1 f,jr ÎïïîWstt'Mar £ Chartered — barque Zephyrine, to load at Turks Islands for Portland or Boston, salt at 12c cy· »Lb tthan Allen, to load at Ponce for New York, War and molasses at 4Cc and $3}. Ar at Barbadoes 22d ult, schs Nellie. 'French, New ' York, (and sailed 28th for Martinique); 5th iust, Car rie Melvin, Andrews. Norfolk. Ar at Demarara Feb 25, sch Irvine, McLarree, Norfolk. Sld 24th ult, brig Annie Gardiner, Hatch, tor New York. At Guantanamo Feb 21, brigs Mattano, Jarvis, tor New York, ldg; Maalius, Nichols, for do. At Cienfuegos 13th iust, barques l'àro, Beals; L Τ Stocker, Tyler, and Almira Coombs, Wilson, destina non not reported ; origs υ Keuman, uarumer; ι Reuiick, Rose ; Myron us, Higgins ; Merriwa, Downee ; Dauntless, Coombs; C C Colson. Payson; Harry, Brown; Hattie, Cates; Lima, Hill, and Angelia, Bray. do. At Havana 15th inst, barques Esther, Loringj and W Ε Anderson, Brandt, for Now York : brigs Dirigo, Coffin, and Joéie C Hazeltine, Hassell, tor uo; MA Berry, Berry, for Portland; Charlotte Buck, Blohm, tor New Orleans; schs Nellie J Dinsmore, Dinsmore, for North of Hatteras; sch Ella LTrefethen, Starling, for Charleston. Chnrtered—Brig Martha A Berry, for Portland, 500 hluls sugar at §5$; sch Mary A Harmon, for North of Hatteras, sugar at $G and molasses at 3}. Sid lm Mayaguez 8th Inst, sch Ada Barker, Barker, Cedar Keys. In port 11th, brigs Rachel Coney, Coney, for New York, ldg; R S Hassell, Hodgdon, disg; schs MC Moseley, Urann, do; Kate Foster, Harraden, for New Haven. At Trinidad 12th mst, brigs D S Soule, Soule, for United States; Sarah Gilmore, Clifford, and Adaline Richardson, Crowley, do; sch C H Eaton, Shackford, for New York 3 days. Sid fm Ponce 11th inst, sch Ocean Belle, Coffin, lor Portland. In port 11th inst, barques Andes, Davis, from Bal timore. ar 9th, disg; brig Open Sea, Veazie, lrom Wilmington, wtg orders; schs Mary Louise, Simpson, from Portland, ar 9th, disg; Laura A Webb. Hatch, from New York, ar loth, disg; Anita. Small, and Windward, Ellis, ldg; Howard, Wooster. tor Balti more, ldg; Ethan Allen, Blake, for New York, do. AtCuracoa 1st inst, sch Wm Connor, Toole, lor Cuba next day, SPOKEN· Feb 15, lat 25 N, Ion 42, barque Chalmette. 13 days from Boston for San Francisco. March 1. lat 48, Ion 12, ship Expounder,from Liver pool for New Orleans. Match 12, lat 30, Ion 70, barque Saml Β Hale, from Portland for Buenos Ayres. March 15. lat 31 15. Ion 73 40, barque Nettie Merri man, Rollins, ttom Batavia tor Boston. March 10, off Delaware Capes, brig Geo W Chase, from New York tor Cardenat. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. $500 IN PREMIUMS. TWO NEW POTATOES! r, EXTRA EARLY VERMONT. fc* Ten Days Earlier than Early Rose. Ε ner O _** monwly productive and of EXCEL TZ Έ LENT FLAVOR. 91 per pound; 4 FM W pounds by mail, postpaid, for $3.50· J ίή — TZ ω COMPTONS SURPRISE. 896 W hQ Rueheie t » the Acre. A little later φ than Early Rose. Equal in Quality. $3 per pound, by mail. nostDaid. 05 8SOO will be awarded as PREMIUMS ·* W to those who produce the Largest Quantity , OQ Q from one pound. Descriptive Circulars of QC ^ the above, with list of 300 varieties of Po w Γ3 tat~es, free to all. " J Illustrated Seed CnlaUgae, 200 M W pages wiili Colored Chromo. 2Λ cents. A New Tomato, the "A RLIKGTOIV" " Early, solid and productive. Price 23 cts. per packet. Five packets for $1. Β. K, BLISS & SONS, IS PARK PLACE, ItEWlOKK. mar24 tlw A MAX OF A THOUSAND. A CONSUMPTIVE CURED. DR. H. JAMES, a retired Physician, (and by nature a ehemist,) discovered, while in the East Indies, a certain cure for Consumption, Asthma, Bron chitis, and General Debilityr, when his only child, a daughter was given up to die. His child was cur ed, and is now alive and well. Desirous of benefit ting humanity, he will send the recipe, containing full directions for making this remedy, free, on re ceipt of two stamps to pay expences. There is not a single symptom of Consumption that it does not at once take hold of and dissipate. Night Sweat. Peev ishness, Irritation of the Nerves, Failure of Memory, Difficult Expectoration, Sharp Pains, in the Lungs, Sore Throat, Chilly sensations. Nausea at the Stomach, Inaction of the Bowels, and Wasting away of the Muscles. Address CRADDOCK & CO., 1,032 Race St., Philadelphia, Pa. giving the name of this paper. mch24d4wt Write for La: ge Illu itrated Price List. Address GREAT WtSTEMl^ fi&s 5MITHFIELDSÎ PITTSBURGH PA. Breach-loading Shot Guns, $40 to $300. Double Shot Guns, $8 to $150. Single Guns, $3 to $20. Rifles, $8 to $75. Revolvers, $6 to $25. Pistols, $1 to $8. Gun Material, Fishing Tackle. Large discount to Dealers or Clubs. Army Guns, Revolvers, &c., bon ht or traded for. Good* sent by express C. O. D. to be examined before paid for. mar24t4w Φΐ ΚΑ -THBWrBSRBY.AMooiHf »pl*Lfl"*ItIn|iniiue for Yomi«e*l dea<l· ere. Superbly Illustrate ■. Send stamρ for a sam ple number. NO W is the time to subscribe. JOHN L. snOBfil, 3<* firvmfli lil Ht., mar24t4w Boston. Dissolution of Partnership. THE partnership heretofore existing under the name of Delirw & Trefethen, of Portland, County of Cumberland, ^ealers in Fish, U this day dissolved by mutual consent. The business will be continued under the name of Trefethen & Co. Portland, March 22, 1873. mar'MeodSw* Real Estate. FOR Sale, or lease lor a term of years, the proper ty belonging to the estate of BVancis O. Libby, and formerly occupied by him on the corner of Free and High Streets. HARRISON J. LIBBY, ) . Im,„ FRANK W. LIBBY, ] A(,m rfl* mar24 tf To Let. |NE OF THE BEST OFFICES ON EXCHANGE STΛΕΕΤ. Enquire of GEO. A. WHITNEY & CO., mar24tf No. 46 Exchange St. Ο Eastman Brothers WILL OFFER On Monday, March 24th, NEW DRESS GOODS ADAPTED TO Τ HE SEASON. — ALSO — BLACK GOODS! Tlu!ll* A *· "Λ. Χ- Λ-ί tf Λ "AAIAKIUIÛÛU JI VIII UUVt iV fHUUi Alpacca from - 25c. to 1.00; Cashmere, Cretonne, Thibet, Henrietta and Coburg IN VARIOUS QUALITIES, Special Bargain* — 12Ï — White Goods aud Table Liiien, Napkins, Doylies, Towels, &c. SPRING "WOOLENS — FOE — HEM AND BOYS. Print,Cambric & Gingliains A largo variety of CHOICE NEW DESIGNS Eastman Brothers, 332 Congress Street. mcli22 dtf Bible Society of Maine. THE Annual Meeting of this Society for theclecllon ot offlcers for tlie ensuing year, and the tranaac tion of other business, will be held at the Young Mens* Christian Association Rooms, on Thursday, April 3rd, 1ST3, at 4 o'clock P. M. W. 11. llOBBS.Kec.Sec'y. Portland, March 20, lb73. mar20dtd MISCELLANEOUS. March 26th, 1873, We shall take Stock, pjcviuua to wUhh we sliall offer GREAT BARGAINS Iu all the Departments or our qtore. Jap Silks, Black Alpacas, Jancnese Poplins, Light Alpacas, Brussels Silks, Wool Plaids, Grey Mohairs, Black Cashmeres, Light Mohairs. Lyon's Poplins. IN DOMESTICS WE OFFER GREAT INDUCE3IENTS. Napkins, Turkey Red Dnmnnkft, Doyllc Blenched DflmankN TowcIr, Ilaif Blenched llnmnNkn, liiucu*, Unbleached Damaak», Handkerchief*. We shall make Great Reductions iii our prices of WHITE GOODS. One Lot Remnants checked Cambrics very Cheap. Tuis Sale will continue but TEN" DAYS. COVELL & CO., Corner Congress and Brown Sts. ttarlS eod2w BONDS ■? "■» saw "■■· ■ "»»■ ΧΜ. ΛΑ JCj · Portland g's Bangor - · · . ·♦ - β'» St Louis - β'» St Louis Count) 7'g Cook County - · · ■ J'l Chicago · 7'· Columbus, Ohio 8's Leeds & Farinington R. It., guaranteed e's Portland & Rochester R. R. · - 7's Maine Central R. R. - - - 7'i Central R. R. of Iowa Wold · - 7's Chicago, Danville & Yincennes R. R., Gold, 7's Northern l'aille R. R. Gold - 7-30's Atlantic & St. Lawrence B. B. Stock and Deferred Rent Scrip Bought. H. M. PAYSON, BANKER AND BROKER, 32 Exchange Street, PORTLAND" marin dtf BONJDS. Portland City - C's Rockland City e's Bath City 6's < Bangor City τ - β'» St. Louis City 6's Leeds & Farmington, (Guaranteed,) 6's I maiuv vcuiiiiii) vUUSUllUtllCU· " ■ Γ8 Cook County, Illinois, - . · 7's Wayne County, Illinois, - · 7's Iowa Central, Gold, · · - - 7's Toledo, Ohio, - · · 7.30 » Northern Pacific Gold, - ■ · 7.80's West Wisconsin R. It., Gold, · · 7's 50 «hares 1st National Bank. 9 shares Casco National Bank. FOB SALE BY WM. E. WOOD, Ag't, Sept 7-dtfls βί Exrhnngr Ht. BOND S. New York City - 7" m « <> _ . (J> Brooklyn City - β'β Jersey City - - 7'r Elizabeth City - - - - 7Ί Canada Southern R. R., Gold, « - 7's B. & Cedar Rapids R. R., Gold, - 7's Northern Pacific R. R., Gold, - 7-80'« FOR SALE BY R. A. BIRD, 97 Exchange St· frb23 FOR SALE, STEAMSHIP WHIRLWIND. LENGTH 130 feet, Beam 24 .--10 feet, Hold 17 3-10 feet, Tonnage 374. Built of Counectieut Oak and chestnut in 1863, lias two decks, schooner rig. Direct acting vertical engine ; cylin er 32 χ 30. Dra«t, deep loaded, 13 feet. Boiler and Engine in good oi^ der. For further particulars apply to WHITNEY & SAMPSON, Boston, Mas·., Or HENRY WIXSOR & CO., mchl4dtf Philadelphia, Pa. "EAGLE SUGARS." The Eagle Sugar Refinery having commenced work for tho season of 1873, now ofler· to the trade Sugars of its various grades from EXTRA C TO YELLOW. GEO. S. IIIST, Agent, 111 CON.ÎEBCIAL STREET. mch21dlw Notice. HAVING retired from tho Grocery 1 usinées in Cane Elizabeth, notice is heieby given to my Debtors and Creditors, that y« 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, aud settlement of .ill bills ag <inst me will be made. With thanks to my nnmerous irienda and neigh bors tor your very liberal patronage, I reccommtnd Mes-rs Evans & Kelsey, who have taken my business, to your entire confidence. C. L. LITCHFIELD. Cape Elizabeth, March 17, 1873. marlftdlw Copartnership and Removal. MR. C. A. KENN 4RD, has this «lay been admit ted a member of our Arm in the Book, Card, and general Job Printing business. Onr largely increased business ras compelled tie to remove to the more spacious rooms, No. 174 Middle, opposite the junction of Federal and Middle Stieets, where we hope to serve our customers as promptly as iormerlv. GEO. A JONES Λ CO. Portland, March 1st, 1873. margdlw&then eoil2w Sanford's Improved Refrigerators. rhe three points ol excellence which I claim, are: 1st. constant and thorough circulation of pure air; 2nd ; ryness, no dampness monld nor taint ; 3rd ; no inte-mingling of odors; purity and active air, the elements of its success. Call, or send for circulars. Manufactured and tor sale by J. F. MERRILL, be tween Cross and Cotton sts., near Leavitt, Burnham & Co.s Ice House. Portland. Me. je4dtf Notice. PROPOSALS will be received at the Town Office In Cape Elizabeth i.niil 12 o'clock M. Saturday March 29th. 1873, for a Keeper for the Alms House in Csy>e Elizabeth for the year ending March 3lst, 1874. The right to reject all proposal* is reserved. THOS. B. HASKELL, ) Overseers of NATHAN H. DYER, { the i*>or EL1SHAN. JORDAN, J Cape Elizabeth. Cape Elizabeth, March lfcth, 1873. mar20dlwwlt PROPOSALS WILL be received by the undersigned until the first dav of April proximo, for the construc tion of a School Building l<>r the llallowell Classical and Scientific Academy. The plana and Spectflca cations for the same may be seen at the office ol Simon Page, Esq., Northern National Bank, Hallo well, Me. 4l , . . . The Committee reserve the right of accepting or rejecting an ν or all the bids that may be offered. Per order of Building Committee. H. F. HARDINO, See'v. Hallow ell. March 11th, 1373. mrl3 10t THE Maine State Asricnlturai Society will hold its 11TH, EXHIBITION AT BANOOK, September^ 17,18 & 10, gyOver ^GOOO, in premiums arc oflered. mar21 dCm City ot Portland. City Clfrk's Office, March 21, 1873. UPON the petition of Sise & Nevens for permis sion to remove their stationary steam engine in *toro No. 176 Fore street to store No. 178 Fore street, notice is hereby given that on MONDAY, the 7th day >f April next, at 74 o'clock P. M., at the Aldermen's room in the ν ity Building, a hearing will be had of dl parties interested in said (>etition. Per order, Η. I. ROBINSON, City Clerk. mch22 dtd FOB MALE. A MET of ."VICE ΡΛΠΙ.ΟΙ» FCRXITIRE OSE Sandford Refrigerator, oneSpring Box for lied, two largo Chromos with frames, one «ten ladder (9 steps., one soap-»·one stove, etc. HTThe-e article» will tie sold at a largo discount. Parties desiring to purchase will please call at Press JIBee, or No. t> Spruce Street. jj^Rcason tor selling: soon to remove from the -ity· marlBdtf JOB PKINTIMU neatly executed at tbU office.

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