Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, March 27, 1873, Page 1

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated March 27, 1873 Page 1
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PORTLAND = PORTLAND, THURSDAY IÎSTABL1SHED JUNE 23. 1862. YOL. 12. DAILY PRESS. MORNING, MARCH 27, 1873. TERMS $8.00 PEB ANNUM IN ADVANCE. THF PORTLAND DAILY PRESS Published Overy day (Sundays excepted) by the PORTLAND PiRIilHUING CO., At 109 Exchange St, Portland. Terms: Eight Dollars a Year in advance THE MAINE~8TATE PRESS is p îbllshed every Thursday Morning at $2 50 a year, if paid in advancc, at $2 00 a year. IUtes of Advertising : One inch ot space, cng.h of column, constitutes a "square." Si 50 per squarft daily first week; 75 cents per w 'ek after ; three insertions, or less, $1 00 ; continu ng every other day after first week, 50 cents. Half square, three insertions or less, 75 cents; one week. $1 00 ; 50 cents per week after. Special Notices, one third additional. Under head of "Amusements ' *2 00 per square per week : three insertions or less $1 ou. Advertisements inserted in the MAINE STATE Prfss" (whîeh has a largo circulation in every part of the State) for $1 00 j>er square tor first insertion, and i>0 cents per square for each subsequent inser tion. Address all communications to PORTLAND PUBLISHING CO. BUSINESS CARDS. James C. Sheridan, (Late SUeriilau, Griffith* & Brackett,) NO. 6 SOUTH STREET, Plasterer, Stucco — AND — MASTIC WORKER. All orders in the above line, and also for Whiten ing, Whitewashing and Coloring, will receive prompt ami personal attention. _ A large variety ot Centers, Brackets, &c., con SSPSû»"1 iftantly on hand, and at liberal prices. Portland, March 25, 1873. mar26dlm L. B. DENNETT, Counsellor at Law, NO. 1 EXCHANGE STREET, PORTLAND. .HE. JanlO tf_ F. & C. B. NASH, NO. 172 AND 174 FORE STREET, PORTLAND, MAINE, Having been appointed Agents for one of the argest Lead Manufactories in New England are ow prepared to offer Sheet Lead and Lead Pipe, to the trade at Boston prices. de28tf HENRY F. Τ. MERRILL, COUNSELOR AT LAW, No. 30 Exchange St., Portland. Formerly of the U. S. Treasury Department and Attorney in all the courts in the District of oiumbia, will attend to the prosecution of ■ lairas teiure the Court of Claims and the various departments at Washington. octll-tf JOST & KEILER, IKKStO FAISTEKS, Office 134 Middle St., np stairs. FORTUND, ME. Orders may be left at F. F. Hale'e picture gallery anq O. M & F. P. Brooks', No. 333 Congress St. ISfAll Order* promptly attended to. Jan 35 tf POKTRAIT PAINTER. J. G. CLOUDAIAN, 148 EXCHANGE ST. jan22tf J. II. LAUSO^ PHOTOGRAPHER, No. 152 middle Street. PORTLAND, IKE. Copying and enlarging done »o order. All Lhe new styles, Berlins, Rembrants, Medallion. be Porcelain, or Mezzotint card, and the rctouchea card, by which new process we get rid of freckles moles,wrinkles and all imperfections of the skin. Call and judge for yourselves. SSfJHotto—-Good work at moderate Prices. Aim to Plenae. may 20 J. II. F Ο G G , Attorney and Counsellor at Law, 1191-2 EXCHANGE ST., (Corner of Exchange and Federal Sts..) feb27 POR-TX^AJSTD, ME. tf J. ENGER, PIANO-FORTE TUNER REPAIRER. Orders in the city or country will receive prompt at'eir ion. Address at U. S. Hotel, or 31 Temple St. feb!3 eotl3ni J A IVIES O'DOMELL. COUNSELLOR AT LAW, has removed to NO. 84 1·3 niDDLE STREET, (2nd door below Canal Bank,) PORTLAND, MAINE. Commissioner of deeds for the several States. feblO tf WILLIAM ΗΕΝΒΪ CLIFFORD, Connsellor at Law and in Patent Causes, NO. 80 MIDDLE ST., PORTLAND. By Attends to all kinds of Patent business. marlO d3m STROUT & HOLMES, Attorneys and Counsellors at Law, CANAL RANK RDILDIKO, PORTLAND, ME. A. A. 8TKOUT. GEO. F. HOLMES. Ieb3 d3m BEM. KINGSBURY, JR., Attorney at Law, NO. 83 MIDDLE STREET, PORTLAND, ME. (Oppoeite Canal Bank.) mari2 dim O. W. HTOC K TI AN. M. D., Pliysici · η and Surgeon, 207 Congress St., Portland. t opposite the Park. marl5dti T. W. EMERSON, Plain and Decorative Paper Hanger. Orders left at Loring. Short & Hannon'e receive immediate attention. Residence, No. 3, Anderson St. maris "til m CEO. E. COLLINS, PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTIST, 316 CONGBE8R STREET, I «prepared »o make all the varions styles of Card Pictore·, Brnibrant, Medallion,&r. from Retouched Negative*. By this proc°n we Gi l rid of Freckle·, mole· and other in· perfection* of «he Nkin. For all of which no extra charge will be made. All work warranted to please. Call and examine for yourselves. mchiMtf SCRIBNER Λ JORDAN, Attornevs and Solicitors OF American aud Foreign Patents, JT. E. COFPIIV, Consulting Engineer. 74 middle cor. Exchange 8u., Portland, Me. Examinations made by our agent in "Washington when desired. Consultation free. Letters of inquiry cheerfully and promptly answered AH business ii respect to an application for Patent can be transact ed by mail. jy2 Τ Τ <ft S tf J. H. HOOPER ÏÏPHO L8TERER Nos. 31 and 33 Free St, MANUFACTURER OF Parlor Suite, Lounges. Spring Beds, Mattresses, BIcDanongh Patent Bed Louage·, En· ameled Chair·, &c. tyAll kinds of repairing neatly done. Furnlturi fcoxed and matted. octS-'fttTT&Stt JAMES T. micCOBB, COUNSELLOR AT LAW No. 95 Exchange Street, PORTLAND, MAINE. m*rl2 eod3m BUSINESS CARDS. CHARLES H. SMITH, JR., LAWYER, Commissioner for Maine, and all the States, 3I§ Bfoadway* Room C&1?, New Yorlfc· Experienced in taking testimony on commission. mar26 W&S8t ROSS & STURDIYÀNT, WHOLESALE COAL DEALERS 179 Commercial Ht·, Portland. Sole agents in Maine for tlie sale and shipment of the Celebrated Coal mined by Messrs. Ham » ett NeiU & Co., of Philadelphia. We have also lor sale at lowest market price, »Vilkesbarre, Scranton, Lackawanna, and Pittston Coals, shipped from the vicinity of New York. Ves sels procured for the tranportation of coals from port of shipment - any point desired. tfapr27 REMOVAL. P. FEEIVEYt PLASTERER & STUCCO WOBRKB, having removed from the corner of Cumberland and Franklin si reete to No. 67 Federal Street, be tween Pearl and Market street*, isprepared to do Plastering, Coloring, Whitenfne and White Washing. Prompt and personal attention paid to all kinds ol jobbing in my line. mchl9eod3m WM^ M. MARKS Book, Card & Job Printer 109 EXCHANGE ST., (DAILY PRESS PRINTING HOUSE.) Every Description of work promptly and carefully xecuted, and at the loweet prices. ap22 tc WM. L. SOUTHARD, !Yo. 3 Pcmbcran square Boston, Will Buy and Sell on COMMISSION BEAt ESTATE, I/AND, STOCKS, & — ALSO— Negotiate Loani on mortgage· and other Secaritiee. REFERENCES: Fancuil Hall Nat. Bank. Hon. John P. Healey. Messre. Thos. Dana & Co. Hon. Isaac S. Mores. " Harvey Scudder & Co. Hon. J. S. Abbott. " Kemblo & Hastings. Gen. J. S. Whitney. " Utley & Boynton. Joseph Dix, Esq. " JohnP. Squires&Co. R. A. Ballou, Esq. Sam'l B. Krogman, Esq. F. W. Pelton, Esq. febS eodi'wtf WING & SON'S Ρ I Α Ν Ο S ! (Successors to DO A NE, WING & CUSHING.) The American Piano. FIRST PREMIUMS. Illinois State Fair, 1870. Alabama State Fair, 1871. Ohio State Fair, 1871 & 18Ï2. Texas State Fair, 1872. Numerous County Fairs. From Mr. Edward Hoffman, the eslebrated Pianist. "I conscientiously believe that your Piano is in every respect a most magnificent instrument." Form the "Independent" '•The Amer can Piano has deservedly become a very popular instrument." Purchasers' testimonials from all parts of the U. S. WARRANTED SEVEN (7) YEARS Prices Low for the Quality. Responsible Agents wanled for unoccupied terri tory. In localities where agencies are not yet estab lished, uni il such are established, we will sell Pianos to the public at Factory Wholesale Prices. Send for circular to WI5ÎG & SON, 423 Broome St., New York. mch20 ly BOSTON LEAD CO., [INCORPORATED IN 182».] J. H.Chadwick & Co., Ag'ts, Office 22, 24 & 2β Oliver Street, BOSTON, MANUFACTURERS OK BOSTON Pure White Lead ! Dry and flroand in Oil, DRY AND GROUND ZINC, LITHARGE, RED LEAD, LEAD PIPE, SHEET LE *D, TIN PIPE. TIN-LINED PIPE, IRON PIPE and FITTINGS, PUMPS, <tc„ &c. Our Pure White T.ervd, both dry and ground in oil, we warrant to be strictly pare, and guarantee that torfinenegg, body and durability, it i« not sur passed by any Lead in the market, either foreign or American. |£y In order to protect ourselves, we have adopted as ourt ade-mark an eight-pointed red itar, with corporate seal in the ccntre. This is on every pack age of our Pare Lead. None genuine wltaout it. W. F. Phillips & Co., AGENTS FOR THE CO., 46 & 48 MIDDLE ST. febie 6mTT&S WI, M. IHARKS, Book, Card and Jot PRINTER 109 EXCHANGE STREET Daily Press Printing House. Every description ol Work promptly and caretuily executed and at tbe Lowest Prices. City of Portland. 1» Board of MayuR and Aldermen, \ March 19,1873. { Ordered, That the City Clerk give notice by publi cation in two daily papers, as required by law, to all parties interested in Sidewalks constructed the past year, that this Boa d, at some time and place to bo fixed in said notice, will hear the Darties aforesaid, and will thereafterwar<1s proceed t· establish the as sessments on said sidewalks, as follows, viz : Bramhall street, East side ; Lewis street, East side; Brackett street. Southeast of Pine street ; Pine street and Western Promenade. At^f; ^ PaS*e<H. I. ROBINSON, City Clerk. City ol Portland. Citt CIXBK'S Office, March 20, 1873. In pursuance of the foregoing order, I hereby give η tice that on MONDAY, the seventh day of April next, at seven and a half P. W., at the Aldermen'· Room, In the City Building, the Mayor and Aide· men will hear all parties inter-sted in the assessment» above referred to and will thereafterwards establish tbe same. Η. I. RuBINSON, City Clerk. mch20 dtd TXTTTCJ SOUTHWARK CO'S English Writing, All IvO Ink writ*· Black and never fades. Sole „ ^ · tor V. S.—SCHENCK TAO CO H BMknaa »t.,V γ. muldSm WANTS, LOST, FOUND. WANTED ! A MAN wbo understands setting boxes and fit ting of Carriage work. Painting trade * 1'ran,· 40 'cam the Carriage None need apply without best of references. ■^PPjy to Z. THOMPSON, JK., at old Kepoeltory of mar26dlw J. M. KIMBALL & CO. Wanted. Good coat and pant makers at ARTHUR NOBLE'S, mch2Gdlw No. 80 Middle street. Found. Λ GOLD RING. The owner can Ιι.ιτa the same by calling at this office and proving property. mch26 tf Vessels Wanted To Load Lumber at Southern Ports. RICHARDSON & CROSS. mcli25 d3t WANTED ! COAT MAKERS AT CHESLEY'S, rocli25dtf 167 31DDLE STREET. Wanted A BAKER and Cook at Alms House. Apply to J. W. MERRILL, mch22dtf at Aims House, Girl Wanted. A CAPABLE GIRL for general house-work. Apply at lieuse 166 Spring Street. mar22*lw Wanted. AN American BOY, about 15 years old, who writes a good band, and can bring the best of referenc es. Address in own hand-writing, mar20tf 'Έ. B." BOX 1739. Lost. AT CITY IIALL, on Friday evening, at the Blues' Masquerade, part of a new Waterproof Cloak, seams stayed with white tape. Another was left in place of the one taken, which the owner can have by calling at 143 Middle street with the one tak en through mistake. feb25 Cord Wood Choppers Wanted. GOOD CHANCE—$i PER CORD. CASH every Saturday. Good boardii and chance to camp out. Fare pi * Also Teams wanted to haul out wood. Refers to W. H. Turner, Snpt. P. & K. R R., Port land. Β. €. JOBOAn· iebl5dtf Bur Milk. Wanted. A PLEASANT room on Spring St., or vicinity, furnished or unfurnishedv without board. janlOtt Address BOX 1336. BUSINESS DIRECTORY. Agency for Sewing Machines. W. 8. DYER, No. 517* Middle St. All kind· tf HachiaeR f«r eile and to let· Repairing;· Bakers. W. C. COBB, No·.38and :<0 Pearl Street. On direct ronte between New Custom Home and Powt Office, near the Market. Booksellers and Stationers. ΠΟΥΤ, FOGG A BBEED, No.»l Middle Street. Book Binders. WM, A. QUINCY, Room 11, Printer'. Exchange, Ne. Ill Exchange St· SMALL & SHACKFOBD, No. 33 Plum Street. Carpenters and Builders. WHITNEf & MEANS, Pearl Street, op. po*ite Park. Dentists. DB. W. B. JOHNSON, over II. II. Hay's. Dye-House. F. SYMONDS, India St. Velvet Cloak· dyed and flnished. FOSIEB'S Dre Hum, 34 Union Street.* Furniture—Wholesale and Retail. WALTER COBEX & CO., Arcade, No. 18 Free Street. GEORGE A. WHITNEY, No. 56 Ex change St. Upholstering of all kinds done to order. Furniture and House Furnishing Goods. BENJ. ADAMS, cor. Exchange and Fed· eral Street·. HOOPEB & EATON, Old Post OAce, Exchange Street. L. P. ποντ, No. 11 Preble Street. Bp. bolstering done to order. Furniture and Upholstering· DATIDW.DEANE, No. 89 Federal St. All kind· of IJphol* « ring and Bepniring done to order. Hair Goods and Toilet Articles. J. F. SHEBBT, No. » Clapp'· Block Congress Street, opposite Old City Kail. Horse and Ox Shoeing Done in the beat possible manner by 8. IOCNG & CO., No. lOO Fore St. t Jan 21T3 Jewelry and Fine Watches. ABNER LOWELL·. 301 Congress Street. Agents for Howard Watch Conrpany. Manufacturers of Trunks, Yalises and Carpet-Bags, jr. B. DUBAN A CO., 171 Middle nnd 116 Federal Streets. Hasons and Builders. Ν. E. BEDLON, 333 1-9 Congress St. Paper Hangings, Window 'Shades, and Carpetidgs. LOTHBOP,DE VENS & CO,, 61 Exhange Sreet and 48 market St. Photographers. A. S. DAVIS Oc CO., No. 80 Middle Street. J. H. LAMSON, 153 Middle St.,cor. Cross. Plumbers. JAMES MILLEB, No. «1 Federal feureet. Every description of Water Fixtures ar ranged and set np in the best manner. Jobbing promptly attended to. Plasterer, Stucco Worker, &c. P. FEENV, Cor. Cumberland and Frank lin Sts. Ileal Estate Agents. JOHN C. PROCTER, No. 93 Exchange Street. GEO. R. DAVIS & Co., No. 301 1-9 Con. (kh Street. Silver Smith and Gold and Silver Plater. n. PEARSON, No. 33 Temple St., near Congre a*. All kind· of Silrer and Plated Ware Repaired· Silver and Plated Ware. ARNER LOWELL, 30I Ci>o|re«« Nlrfrl. Schools. ENGLISH and FRENCH SCHOOL, 430 Craiie·· Street. Stair Builder. R. F. LfBBY. Lo. «S3 Fore Street, cor. Croat St., ia Drleno'· mil. G. L. HOOPER #c CO., Successor* to LittleHeid Se Wilaon, Cor. York & ma ple Streets. Watches, Jewelry, Ac. J. W. & II. H. HCOl'FFEE, Cor. middle Λ Union St·. ]VEW LAUHDRYI THE undersigned having assumed charge of a new and spacious Laundry would respectfully an nounce that he is prepared to do washing for Steam ers, Hotels, Families, &c., with special ; ttentior paid to Ladle* Dresses, Skirts. Laces, Genu' Shirtf and every description of fine washing. This Laundry bcin.· provided with the newest and most approved Machinery, and experienced help, the Proprietor believes he can guarantee perfect satisfac tion to to his customers. Location, Bradbury's Court, En trance on Fore near India St. JOHN 8PENCER, Superintendant. Late Steward ot St'r John Brcoks, Boston and Port land Line febldlyr Ship Timber and Knees. I HAVE tbe largest and best stock ol Ship Knees ι 'ïî ® State. Also best quality seasoneu White uak Treenails, and can furnish Hackmatack, Hardwood or White Oak Timber and Plank at the lowest cash prices. — FOR BALE BY — G. L. BAILEY. 48 EXCHANGE ST. PRICE 85.00 mar22 eodet JOB PRINTING neatly executed at this office. REAL ESTATE. Geo. R. Davis aTco^s BULLETIN. We are prepared te !·«■■ moiiey i« «■» from SlOO «β any »■·■»' dV.' ™,f mortna»· i" Peril·»·"· «*Ρ· ■·'«■· betfa, WeetbreeUj er Doeriilg. Partie· de sirous ef boildl ng can alio be accommoda ted with loan*. GEO. K. DA VIM & CO,, Beat Estate and Mortgage Broken· sep24 tf For Sale in the Town of West brook. A FINE residence one-half mile from the Railroad Depots, Post-office, good Schools and Churches, six miles ft·-.m Portland ; House and Ell two stories thirteen finished rooms, double parlors with marble mantles, Wood-house and Stable connected—all in good repair, painted and blinded, Barn 40 χ 60 on the premises; wounds contain 15J acres, excellent land, well fenced, 30 apple and pear trees, J 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 Real Estate. FOR Sale, or lease for a term of years, the proper ty belonging to the estate of francis O. Libby, and formerly occupied by him on the corner of Free and High Streets. HARRISON J. LIBBY, ) ΑΛγη,Τ9 FRANK W. LIBBY, J Aam r9* mar24 tf Yalaable Real Estate for Sale. I Farm in Barpswell, 60 acres, 400 cords wood, orehard in bearing, price $3000 1 Farm in Freeport, 100 acres, price ... . 5000 1 Farm in Brunswick, 10u acres, price 3600 1 House with 3 acres land in Brunswick village, 1600 Enquire of . THOS. W. EATON, mch!4d&wlm BRUNSWICK. Farm for Sale or Exchange. A superior Hay Farm in the town of Deering, three and a half miles from Portland. This iarm contains about 65 acres Jof excellent mowing land, ''cut 60 toueui nay Ια-t season." Good orchard near the house. Buildings consist of a two-story and a one-story house, a new baru 40x80, with other out-buildings. Also, farming tools. Part of fhe purchase money can lay on a mortgage, or will be exchanged for a house in the city, or a poke of a vessel. For farther particulars enquire of GEORGE SMITH. No. 13 Boyd St. marlOtf For Sale· HOUSE No. 45 Melbourne Street, head of North Street ; said house is one oi the best locations on the street, tine neighbourhood ; consists of a two story frame house and ell contains 12 rooms, con venient for two families or noe, seven years old, two minuets walk from horse cars; will be sold at a very reasonabl price within thirty days. For particulars Inquire at M. N. NEAL'S. 327 Congress Street, Portland. marlîdlm The "Limerick House," FOR SALE. The euûccriber offers *or sale hie Hotel proj rty to Limerick Village, York County. The house has 22 rooms all in good repair, .with shed and two large stables adjoining: I two wells of water on the premises, and every convenience for a f rst-class Hotel. The "Limerick House" is well situated for securing liberal patronage. Enquire iurtner of the owner, JOSEPH G. HARMON, mar!3dtf Limerick, Me. Real Estate for Sale. HOUSE AND LOT NO. 76 STATE ST., Lot contains 31,000 feet of land, with fine fruit gar den, cold, grapery, etc. Apply to W· H. FESSENDEN, marGtf 215 Commercial Street. For Sale. THE house on State Street, occupied by the un dersigned. This house is thoroughly built of brick and stone and has all modern conveniences. ALLEN HAINES. Portland, Sep. 18th, 1872. sep!9-tt St. Lawrence House. For Sale or To Let, 40 llooms. Gas and Sebago water. Apply to Ε. H. GILLESPIE, sepl3-tf No. 34 Plum St. FOR SALE 1 House No. 24 Emery St., head ol Cushman Street. Said house is one of the best locations on on the street; tine neighborhood. Consists of | «two story framed House and ell,containing ten highly finished rooms; painted walls throughout; gas ; good cellar and heated by furnace ; large brick cis tern, filtered ; well drained. One of the most desi rable and convenient houses in the city ; close to Spring street line of cars ; can be seen from 3 to 5 P. M. Terms easy. Enquire on the premises. June 19. dtt FOR SALE! TEBBETS HOUSE, SPRINGVALE. WILL BE SOLD CHEAP! As the owner wants to go West. jau31 SAMUEL D. TEBBETS. EDUCATIONAL. Eaton Family School FOR BOYS. Norridgewock, Maine. THE SPRING TERM of the Eaton School will commence MARCH 24th, And continue thirteen weeks. For Circulars address marl0d3w HAMLIN F. EATON. Navigation School ! A NAVIGATION SCHOOL will be opened at No. 15$ Exchange street, March 3d, to b« under the charge of Capt. Edward Breen and C. H. Farlev. instruction win oe given every aiternoon by Cant. Breen, and Monday and Friday evenings by C. H. Farley. The course will begin with decmal arithme tic, and well comprise Plane, Traverse. Parallel Mid dle Latitude sailing: the u*e of Logarithms: the use and adjustment of Nautical Instruments; Latitude by Sun and Stars, and Longitude bv Chronometer. Lunar observations will not be included in the course but will be taught if desire 1. The evening instruction will be given before the whole class, when the various problems involved in navigation will be worked out upon the black-board and illustrated by suitable diagrams and apparatus, and the use and adjustme it of Instruments explain ed. Subjects collateral to navigation such as Mete orolgy, Ocean Currents, &c., will also be introduced at the evening sessions. For terms, apply to C. H. Farley, No. 4 Exchange street. feb!9tf Mass. institute of Technology. Entrance Examinations June 2 and 3, and Oct. 1 and 2. For catalogue, recent entrance examination papers, or further inf rmation, apply to Prof. SAJl UÉL KNEELAND, Secretary, Boston, Mass*. marlMlm L. C. JOHNSON & SON., —HAYING TAKEN THE— RESTAURANT under the New City Building in Lewiston, for the term of live years, would now say to the public that wei nte d to keep a first-class place in every recpect. Our Bu. ofFare shall be in keeping wi'h the Portland and Boston Markets. Those visiting Lewision do not forget to call at Manufacturers' and Merchants' RESTAURANT, CITY BUILDING, Pine Street, LEWISTON, MAINE. LEWIS C. JOHNSON, JOSEPH A. J0HN80N, jan21 dlynewe3m Â7 S. LYMAN'S Patent Pure Dry Air Refrigerator. The best and Only Reliable One in the market. IT is indispensable to Butchers, Provision dealers. Hotel Keepers, Grocers and Restaurants. Will save more than Its cost every Summer. Butchers who use It, In ils best form, will soon find their meats recommended by their customers. The internal ar rangement is such that a current ot cold al"· is kept constantly moving over the contents of the Refriger ator. The Patent upon this has been fully tested in tue U. S. Courts and its validity established in eigh teen cases. For LICENSE, RIGHTS, &e., apply to SCOTT D. JORDAN, AflBRT FOB MAINE, No. 2 Park Street or No. 80 Middle St., to whr m all applications should be made, and who has full power to settle infringements. mch-Jeodtf Horse and Sleigli for Sale A FINE driving, well broke and stylish four year old COLT, with Sleigh, H aires'! and Sobes tor sale at a bargain. Apply at PLCH STREET STABLES, decl3 Tim. 19 Plant Street. 1-8-7-3. The Maine State Press IS THE — . BEST WEEKLY PAPER IN MAINE: Because it give» more reading ■natter than any other; Because It is thoroughly a NEWS PAPER; Because it has a larger Editorial force than any other paper in Maine; Becauseits market, Marine, Con gvmeional, Legislative and othei reports are fuller than any other paper in Maine; Because its State News is the most carefully collected and select WANTED ! ■5000 New Subscribers in January. Oar friends caunot conter a more acceptable New Year's Ollt than by each «ending one or » dozen new subscribers. A.ISJ" OFFER. We will send an extra copy of the Weekly Press to any person sending ns five new subscribers, wltb $10. Special club rates Kay be obtained by applying the Publishers. THE NEXT TEAR No eflorte will be spared to make the Maine State Press more acceptable to Its patrens. Indeed the Publishers will not relax their efiorts to make the paper a necessity to those who bare been acc in toned to read it. We pledge that during the year 1813, the Weekly Press shall be more a NEWSPA PER than ever, so that tho famil· that thoroughly reads the paper will have all the current events of the day. jSTO CHROMOS. W offer no picture* make the value oi|tbe[PBEg up toits price. We intend to make a paper tor sens., 'e peoplepnd make lt worth 82 to e»el) subscriber tor the year 1873. Now is the tine to subscribe. S3)*·A local Agent -anted in every town In thj State. Addres PORTLAND PUBLISHING CO.. PORTLAND, ME. ΙΉΚ Portland Dailv Press IS — The largest and fisst daily paper publiihedtlin Maine, and in the faire an in the pait, the Publish ers propose to make iDeyond question, the Best Newsaperin Maine, By making all its deirtments fuller and more valu able. The growing importice of Portland as a dift tribut in cent» (er Maine, ands increasing wholesale trade make a full Daily par imperatively necessary. With a larger Editil corps than any paper in Mame, with unexcelli facilities for collecting new and more space to d«*e to details, the Publishers will make ever» esetm to render the Daily Press a fuller and more coslete paper than it has hitherto been, and in every meet A FIRST C18S NEWSPAPER. The Publishers coratulate themselves that their efforts to make the fees acceptable to its patrons are appreciated fronae conclusive bet that with out special efforts, ilist of subscribers has been in creased to a great extent during the last six months than for anynilar period the past six years. As an advertlstagsdimn the Dailv Press stands first among Maine jrnals. Terms: $8 a yeah advance; $4 for six months; $2 for three months Liberal commissi will be paid those who will secure subscribers Λ prepaid subscriptions. HT"Orders from !ws Dealers promptly filled Address FortlancPubiisliing Co. Portland, Dec. 1,1*73 TO LEI. To Let. A SEW Store on Atlantic near Congress St., and Horse cars. Suitable for a Shoe Store or fancy and domestic goods or Groceries. Apply to S. A. ANDEitSON, No. 31 St. Lawrence St. mar26 dlw then eodtf To Let. ONE OF THE BEST OFFICES ON EXCHANGE STUEET. Enquire of GEO. A. WHITNEY & CO,. mar24tf No. 46 Exchange St. New Boarding House. THE Subscriber, having leased the new and com modious house, recently erected by Geo. R. Da vis & Co., upon the " Blanchard Dronertv" ani w.«rfc vie α Vvo., up.»n tne Blanchard property," 30Ï Hit?h St., takes pleasure In announcing to the public that he will about the first of April cpen it iSrTiwi e boarding house. Rooms can be seen and full particulars as to terms, &c, obtained, by ca?Ung at the house from 10 Α. Λ1. to 12 M„ and from 2 until 5 P^M. marlSdiw S. S. KNIGHT. To Let. TWO very ploasant and desirable front rooms on Congress St., between High and Green St», lenns reasonable. Apply at ls8 Foro Street. marl2 if To Let. TWO connected furnished rooms with boa Η at lt9 Cumberland cor. of Franklin Sts. leb2l tf Quiet Board. A GENTLEMAN and Lady wishing a quiet nome can tind pleasant rooms with Doard at No. 4 Cotton street, second door from Free street. One or two single gentlemeu can be accommodated also. Jan7 A Few Good Bents IF applied for at once. MATTOCKS & FOX, novMM 88 Middle street. Booms To Let. TWO gentlemen and their wives and two or three tingle gentlemen can be accommodated with pleasant rooms and board at No. 75 Free street. mch25 dlw* STORE TO LET. A large brick store in the Rackleft Block, corner of Middle and Ceurch streets—basement and first floor, elegantb finished and adapted to jobbing dry goods or ottier similar trade. Apply to ALLEN HAINES. septlldtf The Chicago, Danville & Vincennes RAILROAD COMPANY'S FIBST MORTGAGE BONDS ! Only St00,000 remaining of the total Issue of four millions. Parties desiring to invest in this choice security should make immediate application. Interest 7 per cent, gold, payable April 1st and Oc tober 1st. Full particulars furnished, on application in ner soil or by mall, to MESSRS. SWAN & BABRETT, HENRY M. PAYSON, PORTLAND, HIE,, or to W. B. SH AT TUCK & CO., Bankers, 93 NASSAU STREET, NEW YORK, GENERAL AGENTS. mch2G d&wlm Saw Gummer & Sharpener. A CHEAP, simple, and durable Machine—easily operated and runniag wheels from 8 χ i inches to 12 χ linch. Price of Machine, - - $15. Wheels which bevelled, donble bevellod and round face from $3.13 to $7.35, according to thick ness. Heavier Machines 870 and 0ΘΟ, run ning Wheels up to 24 inches in diameter. For Illustrated Pamphlets or Photographs, address THK TANITK CO., Stroudsburg, Monroe Co., Pa. SPECIAL· NOTICE, All ot the TANITK CO.'S good are direct ly made by the Co., at their own Factory inlander their own Patents and Processes. It is cheaper to buy Standard Goods directly from well known manufacturers than to buy of Dealer* or get low priced or poor goods. The fullest informa tion on all poin's connected with EMBBY "WHKKt.S AND EMKRY. GRINDING MACHINERY will be rurnished by this Company. feb8eod3m DISSOLUTION OF COPARTNER SHIP. THE copartnership under the firm name of Sheri dan, Griffiths Λ: JBrackett, having been dissolved by the death of Mr. John Griffiths, I w ould respect fully inform the public that 1 will continue the busi ness of Plastering Stucco Work & Mastic in all its branches at the old stand No.6 South Street. All orders for Whitening Whitewashing and Coloring will also be promptly and faithlnlly attended to. JA1TIES C. SHERIDAN. Portland March 10 1873. marlldeod3w£wlmll COTTON SEED MEAL! 2000 Bags Cotton Seed Meal —F<Mi SALE BY— KENDALL Λ WHITNEY, Ieb7 dtf FOR SALE, STEAMSHIP WHIRLWIND. LENGTH 130 feet, Beam 24 5-10 feet, Hold IT 3-10 feet, Tonnage 374. Built of Connect leut Oak ind chestnut in 1863, has two decke, rebooner rig. ijireci acting vertical engine ; cyan er^cxw. lira i, deep loaded, 13 feet. Boiler and Engine in good or* der. For farther particulars apply to WHITNEY & SAMPSON, Boston, Mass., Or HENBY WINSOB & CO., mch!4dtf Philadelphia, Pa. Cheapest Book Stores IN THE UNITED STATES. OLD Books bought, sold, or exchanged, or loaned for one cent per day. Send three cents for cir culars. Agents warned. \LBKRT COLBY & SONS, 11» exchange St, Portland, Mass., and 156 Baltimore St., Baltimore, Md. fcb26 d&wtfw9 WEBSTER HOUSE, 383 HANOVER ST., BOSTON. The! Hotel. iling Boston on business or pleasure. Tebhs : Booms and foil board, $2 per d-iy. Boom· without board, for each person, 7Sc. to f 1. This house is within five minutes'walk of all the Eastern Steamer Lan< lings and Depot. It contains 125 rooms, every convenience for comfort, and under the management of Μ κ. G. W. RELYEA. muet prove attractive to the traveling public. Carriages In constant attendance and Horse Cars pass the door. marleodlm Copartnership and Removal. MR. C. A. KENN 4KD, has this day been admit ted a member of our firm In the Book, Card, and general Job Printing Business. Onr largely increased business η as compelled ns to remove to the more spacions rooms, No. 174 Middle, opposite the junction of Federal and Middle Streets, where we hope to serve our eusiomereas promptly as formerly. GEO. A. JONES & CO. Portland, March 1st, 1873. margdlw&then eod2w OUT OF THE FIBÉ! THE subscriber wonld respectfully announce that he Is already organized in another Mill and ready to fill all orders for Bar Mills Oak as promptly at beiore the fire. B. C. JORDAN. v26dtl Notice. CHAS W. PIERCE of Portland, retires from our firm, and his iuterest and responsibility ceases trom tills date. NORTON MILLS CO., Lumber Manufactures. Norton Mills and Island Pond vt. Islaud Pond. Sept. 5,1872. e7U PLASTER. KA/i TONS GROUND LAND PLASTER for t/UU sale in barrels or bulk at the lowest «ash price by KENDALL Λ WHITNEY. le WHEN YOU 8KB better looking and bettor fitting ·ΟΟΤβ on Men, Women and Chil dren than yon wear, and with to obtain the lane class ot goods, you have onlyto call at the «tore ot mchl7eo<Uw SI. G. PAXXLKB. THE 1PHE8S. THURSDAY MORNING» MAR. 27,1873. Gossip and Gleanings. Initial note paper has superseded the mon ogram, and three-cornered paper is in order. In Wall street, when a broker can't bull the market, he grins and bears it. But vertno's peat is deep within ibe mind. And not in outward shoves but inward thoughts de fln'd. We mount to heaven mostly on the ruins of our cherished schemes, finding our fail ures were successes.—Alcolt. Be careful how you bow to an auctioneer, for the chances are that he will knock you down. More than nine millions of brierwood and other wooden tobioco pipes- are made yearly in this country. Young people, at their entrance upon the world, should be either bashful or giddy ; a composed »elf sufficiency generally turns to impertinence.—Rochqfoucald. A charming young lady, who attends even ing church service regularly, is called "the vesper belle," by the distracted youth of the parish. White neckties for full dress arc ns# worn very wide ; our fathers wore just such neckties and we shall soon be back to the "stock" of our grandfathers. Buttons of all sizes, but particularly large ones, are all the vogue. They are of velvet, jet, white or smoked pearl shell, oxidized sil ver, or the material of the dress. When she whom I a long time bane affected, Amongst the flowers went forth to take the aire ; They, being proud ol such a gueete's repaire, Though by her garments diver» times delected, To gaze on her againe tl^emselues erected. Stirling. The man who is ready to give pledge that the opinion be will hold tomorrow will be pre cisely the opinion he nolds to-day, has either thought very little, or to little purpose, or has resolved to quit thinking altogether.—H. B. <·> _____ India shawls are all the rage—at least among the fortunate few who can afford them. The more green there Is in an India, and the lighter it is, say those who profess to know, the more valuable is the 'article. A Bengal editor, in criticising the income tax, slightly mixes metaphor. He expresses the hope that "the Government will not re peat the blunder of killing the calf which dai ly produces the golden egg." A curious discipline is enforced at revival meetings, where the reverend preachers noti fy to the speakers in the beginning, "If any man attempts to make a long speech' he will be sung down on the spot." The Boston Traeelltr has for years con tended that it is the duty of the Common wealth to provide an insane asylum tor the insane persons of Boston. It would certainly be far better than to let them roam about the country lecturing. Robert Collyer fcund his match in a coun try girl, who would not stop knitting during his lecture. Robert is a great advocate of woman's rights, but don't like to have any one at work in the lecture room while he is speaking. An Athol man recently had a severe fit of illness, during which he experienced religion. One day during convalescence the minister called and prayed, toliowed by the sick man, who then said to the clergyman : "I am not much used to praying, and I don't know as that prayer was exactly grammatical. The local editor en a Wilmington (N. C.) paper went away, and his substitute almost went mad trying to hunt up news. He was happy at last, when this suggested itself to him: "Just nineteen hundred and seventeen years to-day since Brutus gave his friend Julius Caesar a poke under the fifth lib with a dirk." A bright little boy hearing his father say that a man ought to "stick to his business," emptied a bottle of mucilage in the old gen tleman's office chair. The old man says he has not been stuck so badly since 1857, and rewarded his offspring by taking him on a whaling trip to the back cellar. A lady asked a gentleman who had traveled a little in the Yellowstone country whether he really considered it equal in scenery and gener al features to Switzerland, and whether they had "goitres" there. He replied that the very day before he left he saw a large flock of goitres come tearing down a precipice, two of which he brought to bag with bis rifle. Another man has graduated at the Tale "sohool of journalism." He has been rather more successful than any of his predecessors, When he found that he could get no more than eight dollars a week on anv western Journal, he went right away and got Λ position m cure in an oyster aaioon, wnere his week ly stipend is ten dollar·. Miss Braddon is detected in an amusing lapeua in her last novel. The heroine tell· her lover, in an early chapter of the book, that she has never been to London and In a later chapter she tells another party of her visit to that city in her childhood with her fa ther, and what she saw there. Heroines doubtless do lie sometimes. An Akron (O.) cat, relying upon hi· nine lives to save him, allowed his tail to swell, his spine to curve, and with the "banner cry of bell" emanating from his jaws, waded into a buzz saw in rapid motion. The cat was nev er seen again, but the boss sawyer, who al ways stood with his mouth open while at work, remarked to his assistant that h· conld "taste fiddle strings and sausage meat in the air that morning." Swete Larke, that from thy low and graaale neste Beneath the hedge, tbieke set with man le a tborue Doat upward file with crjitalle carolling To cheerlie greets the roale day, new born ; Lit at the morning atarre, thy little sprite Clearll· doth borne, with pure excelling llghte. To sing the praises of the mlgbtie annne, On femtherie wing thou to hla doore dost Ole, And sitting there on airie morning cioudee, Letteet falle golden singing from on highe To the low earthe; and then with sudden fllghte Upon thy neste agalne thou dost allghte. Cat—Scat 1 BT HENRY WARD BKECHER. The way of a cat with a cat is past finding out, except by those who are interested in making close studies of nature. It is ten o'clock. The house is still. Re turned from some assembly or thronged meet ing, the silence and soothing emptiness of the house are positive qualities, Children there are none. Young folks have fled. The matron plucks oianges in Florida, and the guardian sister has gone :o bed in a severe reverence and devotion to the habit of keen ing early hours which makes Connecticut Yankees so'cute. No sounds in the street. The low runnbling of the care in Fuman street serve only to show yon how st.ll It is. The great city over yonder winks with ten thousandeyet. of gas; and you—what?—go off into visions? No—you feel hungry I ι , ow .*J' Physiologists, physicians, hygién iste, and dyspeptics are agreed that one should not eat just before going to bed. Only that was necessary to make ooe alive to the de lights of a stolen meal. You rummage the closet; you pry into the refrigerator; you wonder where those bird* are—surely all were not eaten upl Or is it a leg of cold mut ton, a fragment of steak, a wreck of a chick en, a morsel of tongue, cold sausage, a sec tion of mince pie, or fraemant of apple plef No, not t >-night. No, none of these. Though cold meat at eleven at night, in a coey dining room, down thr*e pairs of stairs from any body, is not to he spoken lightly of. At noonday dinner oue is formal. He ha» r iiUnÎ proprieties to consider. He is too • i,° t.care to.<:at' 't may be; or he is so cially busy, and is diverted from the busincs» EL r™. ^y carving, serving, jesting, and all the lorrn of en)oynient which covers the gross business of eating with fine bubbles. But, now, late at night, alone, meditative imaginative, one seizes the carcase of a chick en with curious particularity. There I· tin. "wishing bone"—bedded in white meat which shows plainly that no young folks were at dinner when the chicken was carved. The shoulder blades, on being lifted, develope their liues of choice meat ; flue veins of neith er white nor dark meat, but a juicy mixture, ciuericious, moist, rich, which no spoon can scoop or knile carve, honey-like In little cehs, and to be had only as bees get ioney, by suck ing; th:n on the ribs and along the aide bones there are bits of fodder fit for epicuiet ; and these and all other delights you enjoy un watched, without convention or ceremony. Indetd, the full delight of an ancestral feel ing conies over you. You have a sympathy tor bears and lions, that in the thickets Ike down to their food, craunching bone» and sucking out marrow without fear of inter ruption. But, as we were saying, It was not meat that we sought to-night. It shall be a pbil osopher's meal—bread and cheese. Not one man in a thousand knows the taste of bread. A hundred loaves are spo led to one that Is good. Bakers' bread may be put aside at once. It is ruined by excessive rising. Ail sweetness is gone. It is tasteless as sponge, and almost as tough. Salt risings, too much yeast when good, and poor yeast, sourness, heaviness—these all are plagues of bread. But good flour, abundantly kneaded, rai«ed to a nicety, cooked In Rumford s steamer, and then just browned in the oven—this Is the bread that lies before me. Woe to him who smears this delicious corn with winter butter. Good butter there i». It is rarer among butter than genius is among men. It is no kin to oil, and grease it abhorreth. It smells of the clover field. Its aroma is of flowers and grass. Its flavor is of a delicacy and deliciousness that stirs the hardest heart to instant thanksgiving. But why should I open up delights before unknowing men who will pervert ihe mean ing of my words by referring them to thoae stacks an 1 gobs of infamous grease which pollute the markets and defile every one which touches them i> But such butter have I not. Let no man eat butter in winter 1 Wait till birds sing and meadows sprout, and cows calve, and early flowers peep: but not in stormy winters I Eat only bread then ; or if another thing go with it let it be cheese— not white, hard, tasteless stuff ; not rousing red and strong as Samson ; not cheese fall ot blisters and honeycombed with apercula, oigua ui ιυυ uaiu ICUUCtj 11 uc clammy new chcese, sticking to the knife, but cheese come to s ripeness of color between orange and straw; oily, not mc lst, neither strong nor m id, but both—mildness waxing pungent ω you chew, and sharpness subsiding to oily pastiness, without tang or bitterness. But better eat bread by itael£ Surprise yourself by the flavor ot wheat. Eat and wonder why one needs cake, when bread i· so much betterl As you eat, the clock ticka on. It strikes. Dear me ! Twelve ?—twelve, surely I But what about the cat ? Did we not open with the ways of cats ? But it 1· too late. We must take that for another time. Now Tom must go down cellar. Scat! —Ν. T. Ledger. Thk Wat of the Plumber.—The New York correspondent of the St. Louia Repub lican thus gives this uuhappy experience with these trials of modern householder·: I think I must have spent (1600 or (3000 this wii· ter with the plumbers. We have done nothing but thaw out. freeze up and b jst the last four months. The pipes at last were honoraole and above IxLrd. They would all of a sudden begin to sizzle la visible and get-at-able places, and then, when we were somewhat prepared, the grand kitchen Niagara or bedroom Montmorcncy commenc ed. That early stage of integrity has rsnaril away, and with the incoming of the Credit Mobilier bribery and corruption, our water pipes have taken to disreputably bursting in the walls. We hear a faint murmer behind the plaster : presently word comes the water Is coming through the drawing room ceiling— and kthen the trouble commences—cornices dropping, paper-hangings falling, carpets coming up, and pails and tubs coming in. The plumber comes in, and immediately tears off all the plaster on the hasement. When we timidly assure him that il is from the second floor the dampness had come, be says "very likely," and goes directly to work at the drawing room ceiling to make sure be fore be got.s to the top of the house and peels things right straight down to the cellar. This carnage an.i slaughter this time cost $260— we acknowledge the row tn be worth It—but the plumber has to come every few minutes to stop an insignificant leak around the boiler or out under the tubs. He brings a boy and an old carpet bag, with about a hundred Sounds of wrenches and flies and barrel oops packed inside. These are all emptied on the kitchen and dining room floor. The range may be red hot, but it seems no flre is practicable for a plumber, but a nasty little gas-emitting bl ize he gets up with much dif ficulty and swearing in a two quart pot atove, which is carried in band to balance the car pet bag. Then some rosin is fcied till we all smell like singed fiddle bows. Then some lead is boiled till the odor of a battle-field reaches the third story. Then the plumber lights an entire edition of the New York Herald, and puts his head in all the pot clos ets and files spots for future leaks in all hid den places along the pipes. When he comes to the proper place for his surgery, he pro ceeds to cauterize and annoint, and finally comes out all cobwebs, and turns on the wa ter, gathers his tools and towards night ι de parts. Three days thereafter, amid the dis tractions of a shop full of pumps and bars of solder, he makes out a bill—tor three and · half days for a man, $23; for the assistance of boy three an 1 half dtys, $7.60: to eighteen pounds of solder at $11 a pound, $167; to use ot wrench, $4. Ana that's the way ' we stop leaks in New York. Brave αχό Pious.—Among the many unrecorded acts of true heroism by unknown men, during the late war, we find the tallow ing which some eye-witness has chronicled in the Edgefield, S. C., Advertiser: During Longstreet's campaign in Tennes see, white a portion of his army was under a fearful fire of shells Irom the enemy, at Campbell's station, a private soldier, within a few feet of the colonel of his regiment, had both of his legs torn off. The regiment was not fighting but waiting orders. The wound ed man was lifted a couple of yards in the rear to die. Another private now matched down the line under a bail of missiles, and said to the commanding officer, "Colonel, may I have a few moments of prayer with that dying man ?" The colonel said, "Are you a clergyman ?" The private answered, "I am." "Then," said the colone·, "do a· you desire.'* And the man of God knelt and prayed with and tor the dying mao five or ten minutes, without moving or swaying his body, seemingly totally unconscious of a storm of shot and shell, which, the colonel tells us, be never saw surpassed in ftary. In a tew days the praying private was announced in field oi deis as chaplain of the regiment— "promoted for gallantry aod piety In the field." The regiment was the Hampton Le gion. The colonel was Qary. The privât· soldier was the Rev. W. M. Thomas, now pas tor of the Methodist churches ot our circuit. aiSCBLUKBOIII NOTICES. One of the nost remarkable remedial agents, either of ancient or modern times, is Bmol \bd kr's Extract of Bocho. It should be in every household. It removes or ooantaracta kidney, bladder and glandular diseases, men tal and physical debility, loss of vigor caused by youthful ^discretions, all female complaint* and buoys up an enervated and nervous «ysteai. mar25-eodlw Job Prixtisq.—Every description J* Printing executed promptly, and at the ι®**®· prices, at the Daily Press Printing House, i' Exchange St Wm. M. Mabm Abvkktiskbs naturally seek the means for Aching the largest number of readers, and 'hose of the best quality. The Daily Paees fills the bill in both particulars better than aajr other daily journal in Maine. Thk Pi'kist and Sweetest Coo-Lrncn Oil Is Haxard & Caswell's, made on the sea shots, from fresh selected livers, by Caswell, Hasard ft Co., New York. It is absolutely pure and sw4et. Patients who bave once taken It prefer ft to all others. Physicians bave decided it su perior to any of the other oils in market

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