Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, 29 Mart 1873, Page 4

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated 29 Mart 1873 Page 4
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POETRY. The Man that read the Kiddle of the Sphinx. BY ALLAXTA. T hobos Bat a queen upon tho river’s san<l. Yut was there cypres in iter Jaurcl crown. Ami sadness was there in the sunny land. Aud men and women wandered uj» and ‘low u The streets and marketplaces of the town, Weeping for those again who might not come. An l drear and desolate was many a home. Not fir beyond, a rock rose steep and tall. And on its airy top the Sphinx did sit, And asked a riddle of the travellers all Wlio passed-and failing to discover It— They die l, and strength availed them no whit; And none escaped: but how the riddle ran, Or of its answer, knew not any man. This in few words, with many a dreary sigh. Told they of Thebes, within the marketplace ; And then one, who had listened silently, Rose up with newlit courage on his face, Saying, “I know not of my name or race. And lonely in the world, ’twere well 1 go, That all men of my life or death may know.” So CE ltpua, not taking arms or horse Or man with him, set forth upon his way; Well kuowing that in wit and not in force Was where his only strength aud surety lay. And so he journeyed all the long bright day Until he neared the high rock, whereupon The Sphiux sat motionless, as on a throne. With lion’s form aud with a woman’s face. With fierce strength dowered and with rapid wit, Set by a WTathfu! goddess in this place, Forevermore she mourned because of it; Hating her power whereto all must submit, And haling more her cunning to betray, That all were doomed who passed along that way, And CEiipus: “What shall this riddle be? Did I not know all wonders of the wood When the wind rocked me swinging on tho tree Beside a stream wherein the slim reeds stood, ■Such as once whimpered Midas’ hardihood. Flsbi'S aud boasts and birds anil serpents, each Told mo his story aud in his own speech, “And if the roeds, whorein doth music sit, Spoke to my knowledge: if the rolling wave Relates what marvellous things are under it, Aud what pure pearls lie in the weedy cave So deep, that none to search for them Is brave: What is this mystery, that X may not know— What secret has the Sphinx she may not show? “Or if I fall, amazed, and dumb lor fear, And fall a prey to her as others fell, Who not loss brave than I, hold life more dear, But knew not of the riddle’s sense to tell: Life lost or gained, who knows which one were well— And If it be I know no word to say. Death will I welcome, and my life's last day.” The Sphinx looked down on him with calm, strange eyes As though she saw him not, aud in a tone Sadly monotonous, without fall or riBO, Vho oolrml ttop rlHHIfl /ivlllph t/1 oil id Vnmm Nor need to be ropeatod) only one HU word of answer as lie spoke it—Man!” Nor any other sound his lips began. Oue moment silent did the gray Sphinx sit— Then sad she spoke: “The riddle tlion hast read, Yet happier art thou not for knowing It, For the life earned by that which thou hast said Shall evermore be full of woe an 1 dread; And thou slialt envy those who, guesting not What man’s liic is, have perished on this spot. “Through long years have I waited on this rock, Through dull black nights and through sunscorch ed days; Stars wandered In the skies, or tempests’ shock Made the world waver; still with quiet gaze Fixed on the earth 1 sat: from many ways Came those who, trusting in their hardihood, No answer knew for evil or for good. “And that thou knowest, is my waiting done. And now thou hast destroyed me utterly, The secret that 1 kept now hast thou won, And I, that of en have seen death may die; And men shall saioly to and fro pass by ThU rock; and Thebes her glories shall restore Because of thee—that shalt see joy no more.” With this she cast herself down from the stone That stood so black against the dull red sky; And CEdlpus was left to muse alone Of what ho late had seen and known thereby— And knowing, must forevermore defy Relentless Fate that still should drive him on. Till life and lifelong sorrow* should be done. So he turned back again, and came at last To Thebes, all golden in the golden dawn: And wearily through its high gates he passed, And of its splendor felt he ouly scorn ; And hated sun and moon, and night and morn And all that lived; and would that life were done, And hid forever from the staring sun. SPECIAL NOTICES. ‘‘I Will if Yon Will.” The Kay House is a pleasant little hotel, stauding half way up a mountain in New Hampshire. In the parlor there, one July evening, were four people—Mrs. S . John and her daughter E'ly, Miss Emily May, and Mr. Millbum. As Elly St. Jonn went to the piano, these two last slipped out on the balcony, and stood lis tening as Elly sang: “Could we forget, could we forget I Oh that Lethe were running yet, The past should fade like a morning dream In a single drop of the holy stream. Ah! we know what you would say, But we are too tired to hope or pray; For, hurt wilh ceaseless jar and fret. Body and soul cannot foiget. Can they foreel, will they forget When they shall reach the boundary set.,— When wii h the final pang and strain They are parted never to meet again? Ever to them shall rest be given, Senseless in earth or happy in Heaven ? That which has beeu it might be yet If we could only loarn toinrget; But the stars shall cease to rise and set, Aud fad from Heaven ere we torget.” Elly sang with an intensity and pathos which borrowed none of its force from with in, for she was a good-natured, inconsequent sort of a girl, who had never had a trouble in her life. The gift of musica. expression is often quite independent of feeling or ex perience. Elly's music hurt cruelly, and stirred and roused the old sorrow which had just begau to fall asleep for a while. She had loved deeply and tondly a man who had grown tired of her and left her, because he was greatly her inferior. Much as she had suffered, I rejoiced when her engagement with Lewis Leighton was hml»n T hsri known Lewis from his earli est childhood, aud I had always disliked him as a selfish, conceited prig. The last I heard of liim lie had turned Catho’ic and joined the Jesuits; and I only hope he got well snubbed during bis novitiate. Had Miss May married him, her disappoint nent would have been un speakably greater thau it was. As she lean ed over the balcony while Elly sane, and looked out into the shadows and starlight, her heart was wiung as with the first anguish of loss, the sickening sense ot her own blind in fatuation. “Oh God l” she said to herself, “when will the bitterness of this death be past?'’ Then she became conscious that Mr. Milburn was speaking to her; but he bad more than half finished what he hail to say before she realized that lie had asked her to be his wife. He spoke at a very unfortunate moment. He and Emily had been very good-friends that summer. They had wandered in the woods, ascended Mount Washington, and been to Glen E.lis together. She had liked Utm, but sfce bad never dreamed of him as a lover, and when he presented himself in that light, she was shocked, and startled, and a little provoked. “Oh hush!'’ she said sharply, “it never can be—never!” “Do you then dislike me so much ?” said Evert Millburn, trying very hard to speak quietly. “No,” she said, making an effort to collect her thoughts. “I have liked you—you have been good to me; but all the love I had to give is dead aud bnried, and there is no res urrection.” He made no answer; but she felt that she had hart him. “I am very sorry,” she faltered; “I never meant—” “I understand,” he said quickly. “It is no - one’s fault but my own. Good night.” And they touched hands and parted. Evert went up to his own room, where his friend, Dick BubI). was sitting in the dark. Dick was a boy of nineteen. He had been hir way throuSh college, and had worn himself out in the effort, and Mr. Millburn had brought him to the mountains for his vacation. Dick made a hero of Evert andhe had been mortally jealous of Emily “Dick,” said Mr. Millburn, after a little “we will go over to the Glen to-morrow ” ’ And then Dick understood the case ’ and mentally abused Mss May as “a cold-hearted flirt,” which epithet she did not in the least deserve. Evert and Dick went away early in the morning. Emily heard the stage drive awav and turned her face to her pillow and thought bitterly of the horrible perverseness of things in this world. Sbe knew that Evert was good, and manly and sensible. He was in a fair way to win reputation atthe bar, and, if not just hand 90™«' w»s attractive and gentlemanly-. There are dozens that would b< proud and happy to accept his love; and nothing would do but that he roust throw it away on me,” thought Emily, impatiently. “But it’s never worth while to pity men very much. TUev mostly get over their troubles very easily, it there Is no money lost.” From which it [ I may be inferred that Miss May was perhaps a bit of acvnic. witIl ber mother, in an | fcmily May '®w york. She had s little proper ty of ber own, and, with what she could earn bv her pen, she managed to dress i herself pav for a summer s journey now and 1 then, ami keep her own house over her bead. I it was ber way to look after ber sick neigh I bors, poor or not; to visit, now and then, at the hospital and the county house, and do what her hand found to do. She made no : fuss, and laid down no rules, and was under I no ecclesiastical “direction” in particular; but lam inclined *o think she was as useful, : and far more agreeable, than if she had made j herselt hideous in a poke bonnet, aud com | nutted ment al suicide. I When her holiday was over that summer, i she came home, and settled quietly down to I her work. j She was busy at her desk, one day in * J0' ! taber, w ien a carriage drove rapidly up t ie street, and stopped at the door, and ID Bush jumped hurriedly out, and rangtbi • Emily-went to the door hereeU, upon which Dick s hurry seemed suddenlyto sub^e> when he came into the parlor, PI |,. i find great difficulty m ^Pr™i a or his and Emily, greatly wondering, asked atter nis friend Mr. Millburn. SK'IBE,T>v& *» “•“>»« voice, “Evert is dying. , “Where? How?” said Emily, startled, and sincerely sorry. Now Dick bad been rather melodramatical ly Inclined. He bad meant to act like the hero of a lady’s novel, and administer a se verely inflexible icproof to the wo nan who had trifled with Evert; hut iu Miss May’s presence he found this plan impracticable, and wisely relrained. “Ho went out shooting with a fool of a boy, and he, the boy, fired wild, and Evert was badly hurt, and fever set in; and, oh! Miss May, he keeps asking ior you, aud he won’t be quiet; and the doctor said, if you could you ought to come, for it might make a difference. There’s h s note, and Mrs. Milburn s.” The doctor wiote, succinctly, that, con sidering ths state of the case, Miss May’s presence might possibly keep the patient quieter, which was all important. Mrs. Millburn’s note was an incoherent blotted epistle, begging this unknown young lady to come and save her boy. Emily could not retuse; her mother hur ried her off, and in two hours she was seated beside Die ,', on her way to Springfield. Her reflections were not pleasant. Every one would talk, and suppose there was a ro mance. Elly St. Johu w„uld be sure to know about it, and Elly was such a. chatter-box; and to try to make a mystery of the matter would be still woise. Then she had “nothing to wear.” And how should she get along with Evert’s mother and sister? And who would take her Bible class on Sunday ? And what was to become of her little book promised for “the spring trade ?’ “I dare say it’s all nonsense his wanting me,” she thought “People never mean what they say tu a fever. I remember Pat Morphy insisting that he would have a hip popotamus‘handy in the house;’ audit’ Mr. juuiuum comes lo himsell, how horribly em barrassing it will be!” On the whole, Miss May's feelings were raiher those ol vexation than ot romance. They rode all night, aud when Emily reach ed the door of the handsome old-fashioned house in Springfield, she was conscious cf “looking like a fright,” and wished herself anywhere else. The door was no sooner opened than she was embraced by a little old lady in black, and a pretty girl in an elegant morning dress. Both were in tears, and had evidently been for some time on the verge of hysterics; and Emily at once set them down as “the sort of women who are never of any use,” “Oh, my dear! It is so good of you! So very good of you!” said Mrs. Milbum. “1 am sure you will be his guardian angel,” said sentimental Hatty. ‘ Not at all. Mr. Millburn aud I were very good triends, and I shall be Vt-ryglad if I can do him any good,” said Emily, in a very mat ter-of-course tone; and then the doctor made his appearance, and begged her to come up stairs. “If he could be kept quiet, there might be a chance for him,” said the doctor; “but so much depends on nursing”—and the doctor ended with an ei pressive silence. Evert was moaning and sobbing, and begging that some one would send Emily May with “one drop of water.” The narse who, to Emily’s critical eyes, looked anything but capable, was fussing "ov er him in a way that was enough in itself to drive a sane person mad. Emily poured out a goblet of water with a steady hand, and as the ice tinkled against the side of the glass she held it to his lips. “There is water,” she said, in her ordinary sweet, cheery voice. “Now if you will try to be quiet, I will stay with you.” She could not tell whether he recognized her or not, but the nervous, feverish distress and excitement seemed in some measure to subside! and after a time, he was comparative ly quiet. Now nursing a wounded man in a fever sounds very romantic in a novel; but, in its real details, it is anything but a romantic business. Emily May, at Evert Millburn’s bedside, felt herself in an entirely false position; but she took care of him, for there was nothing else to be done. The nurse went off in a huff with Miss May and the doctor; Mrs. Millburn and i ratty could only cry and rustic about, and overset things with their dresses. Evert would grow' restless as soon as Emily left him, so that the charge, in spite of her self, fell into her hands. Happily Mrs. Mill burn and Hatty were not jealous. On the contrary, they admired Emily extremely, and and were very grateful and affectionate. Before the end of the week, Evert came to himself. “I have dreamed you were here,” he said, with a faint smile. “Now I see it is you, and no phantom.” The delirium had gone, but the doctor said nothing encouraging. Evert insisted on hearing the exact truth; and learned as last that Ue might possibly live a few days, but no longer. Then, to Emily’s wonder and dismay, Ev ert entreated that, for the little time there was remaining, she would take his name. His heart was set on this idea, and he pleaded, for what seemed such a useless boon, with a vehemence that seemed likely to hasten the last moments. Mrs. Millburn and Hatty sec onded the petition with tears : nd were sure that “darling Emily” would not refuse dear Everts last request. Emily did what nine women out of ten w'-uld have done in the same case, and con sented. “What harm can it do?” she thought, “it is only a mere form, but it gives ms the right to be with him to the end. and will nrevent any talk ;andhe is so good,and has loved me so well; and if it comlorts him now to think that my name wdl be Millburn iustead of May, why shou.d I refuse?” And then it crossed her mind that a widow’s cap would be very becoming to her, and she hated her self becau e this silly notion had come to her unhidden, and twisted up her hair tight an I plain, and went to meet the elergymau in her old black mohair, which had become consid erably spotted down the front in the course of her nursing. The rite was made as short as possible, and then Mrs. Millburn sent every one away, and for two days the bride stood over the bride groom, and fought against death till she was ready to faint. The doctor gave up the patient entirely, and ceased to do anything; and, as sometimes hap' ens in like cases, he took a turn for the better; andslawly the balance tiembled, the scale inclined, and life had won. •Til tell you what it is,” said the doctor, “your wife has f-aved your life.” Evert turned his head on the pillew, and looked for Emily; but she bad slipped awav into the next room, where she sat down, feel' ling, for tile first time, with a strange shock, that she was actually married. What should she do? What could she say? How could she tell Evert, after all, that she only come to him as she would have gone to Pat Murphy if he had sent for her, and consented to that marriage rite as she had lent her silver can dlesticks to hold Father Flanagan’s blessed candles when JuUy Murphy died? The doctor went down stairs; and present ly Mrs Millburn and Hatty came to her and overwhelmed her with embraces and grati tude, and a point applique set, and fragmen tary talk about her “things,” and proposals to send for her mother, all mingled together Emily resolutely put away tliougut for the time, but she could not liel§ feeling, in an odd surprised way, that she was not unhap py, and despised herself for having a sort of ashamed, furtive interest in those “things ” which Mrs. Millburn and Hatty were longing to provide. A week after that day, Evert was allowed ts sit up in his easy chair, white and wan enough, but with a look of returning health and life. Emily was sitting with her back to him, looking out into the leafless branches of the great. “Emily,” said Mr. Millburn, at last. “Yes,” she auswereu quietly, hut did not turn her head. “Emily, I did not mean to get well. No answer from Mis. Millburn. “I know h w much you must feel what has happened. Believe me, I will take no ad vantage of your goodness; I will set you free as soon as l ean. My oniy wish is to spare you trouble; I will take all blame on myself. I know you are longing to be away, and why should I delay wbat must come at last? I dare say Dick and Mrs. Macy, tlie nurse, can do ali I need now.” “Ob, it you prefer Mrs. Maey s attend ance. I am sure it is nothing to me,” said Emily, in a remarkably cross manner. “You are angry with me, but there need be no difficulty, dear. You came away from homo so hurriedly that it would be perfectly natural for you to return to vour mother now.” But here, to Evert’s dismay, Emily hid her face, and began t > cry in quite a passionate and distressful fashion. Evert rose with dif ficulty and went to her.—it was not more than three steps. ‘’Do you want to kill yourself?” ?“l* through her sobs, and she took hold of him him and made him sit down, and then turned away, and laid her head on the "“‘Whatcan I do?” he said distressed. • JR too bad! Oil, it’s too bad 1” slie said in the most unreasonable way. «r ku0w it, Emily. You are as free as though no word has passed bet ween us. Do vou want to go to-day ? I will make it easy ibr you with mother and Hatty,” he said, with a pang. , , She went on crying, and then in a minute she said, in a most incoherei t fashion. “I—I didn’t think I was so very disagree able.-’ The words dropped out one by one between her sobs. ‘'But, of course, if you don't want me—” ‘•Emily! What do you mean? Will you stay? Will you really try to care for me?” asked he, with a sndden light in his eyes. I dou t know. I—did t link—as matters are, we might try to make the best of it,” she said m the faintest whisper, while the color ran to her fingers’ ends. ‘‘You will?” ‘T will if you will,"’said Mrs. Millbum.witli a sweet shy smile. And she kept her word. —From the Aldinefor April. HOTELS. HOTEL DIRECTORY, Embracing the leading Hotels »n the State, at. which, the Daily Pkess may always oo found. ALFRED. ComityHouse, Edmund Warren,Proprie tor. AUBURN Elm Home, Court. St.W. 8. & A. Young, Proprietor*. AUGUSTA. Augusta House, State St.. Harrison Bak er, Proprietor. Cony House, G. A. Ar H. Couy. Proprie tors. BANGOR. Harriman House, JT.E. Harriman&Co., Proprietors Pcuobscoi Exchange, A. Woodward, Pro prietor. Franklin House, Harlow St., B. Qninby, with HI D Hfcliaugblin Ac Son., Prop. BATH. Sagadahoc House, John 8. Hlilliken, Pro'' prietor. Bath Hotel, C. HI. Plummer, Proprietor BOSTON. American House, Hanover St. Ij.Rie Proprietor. Parker House, School St. II. D. Parker & Co., Proprietors. Berere House, Bowdoin Square, Bulfinck, Bingham, WrisleyA? Co.. Proprietors St. James Hotel—J. P. HI. Stetson, Propri etor. Trcmont House. Tremont St. Bingham Wrisley Ac Co. Proprietors. ■»» a. ah m. 'a rvnu. Bryant’s Pond House—N. B. Crockett, Proprietor. BETHEL. Chandler House, F. 8. Chandler 3c Co. Proprietors. Chapman House, 8. H. Chapman, Pro prietor. BRIDGTON CENTER, He. Cumberland House,Marshall Bacon, Pro prietor. _ BOLSTER MILLS. Hancock House,—J. N. Hancock, Prop. BRUNSWICK, ME. P. 3c K. Dining Rooms, W. R. Field, Proprietor. CAPE ELIZABETH. Ocean Honse—J. P.Chamberlain,Propri etor. _ CALAIS. International Hotel, W. D. Simpson. Proprietor._ CARDER. Bay View House, E. H. Demnth, Prop. CORNISH. Cornish House,—P. Durgin, Proprietor. DAMARISCOTTA. Maine Hotel, Sanborn & Jacobs, Proprie tors. DANVILLE JUNCTION. Clark’s Dining Hall, Grand Trunk Rail way Depot, M. W. Clark, Proprietor. DEXTER. Dexter House. DIXFIELD. Androscoggin House, J. Jackson, Pro prietor. EASTPORT. Pansamaqnoddy Honse.—E. Taft, Prop ELLSWORTH. American House.—S. Jordan 3c Son, Prop City Hotel.—N. H. Higgins & Nous, Props. FOXCROFT. Foxcroft Exchange? D. Savage, Proprie tor. GARDINER. Evans Hotel, O. C. Rollins, Proprietor GORHAM. Central Hotel, F. J. Berry, Prop. GREAT FALLS, N. H. Great Falls Hotel, O. A. Frost, Proprietor HIRAM. Mt. Cutler House,—Hiram Bastou, Pro* prietor. KENDALL’S MILLS. Kendall’s Mills Hotel, Randall Andrews, Proprietor. LIMERICK. Limerick House, Joseph G. Harmon, Pro prietor. MACHIAS. Eastern Hotel.—E. E. Stoddard, Prop* MECHANIC FALLS. Union Hotel, P. R’ Cobb, Proprietor. St. ANDREWS, N. B. The Rail Way Hotel, Michael Clark, Pro* prietor. SPRINGVALE. Tibbetts House, S. F. Tibbetts, Proprietor STANDISH. Standish Honse. Capt. Chas. Thompson, Proprietor. _ ITORK HARBOR. Marshall Honse.—N. G. Marshall 3c Sons, Proprietors. _ NORTH WINDHAM. Nemasket House, W. W. Stanley, Propri etor. wa n nr * -mr Beni’s Hotel, L. B. Weeks, Prop. Elm Honse, Main St. W. W. Whitman,), Proprietor. NAPLES Elm House, Nathan Church ft Sons, Pro prietors. NOBBIDGEWOCK. Dnniorth Honse, D. Danforth. Proprieto NORTH ANSON. Somerset Hotel. Brown A Hilton, Propri etors. OLD ORCHARD BEACH. Ocean House, R. Scary, Proprietor. Old Orchard Honse, E. C. Staples,Propri etor. _ NORTH STRATFORD N. H. Willard Honse, C’ S. Bailey A Co. Pro prietors. PARIS HILL. Hubbard Hotel, H. Hubbard, Proprieto PHILLIPS. Barden Hansc, Adams ft Robbinson, Proprietors PORTLAND. Adams House, Temple St. Charles Adams Proprietor. Albion Honse, 117 Federal St. J. G Perry, Proprietor. American Honse, India St. J. H. Dodge, Proprietor. ®**7 Hotel, Cor. Congress and Green 81. John P. Baris & Co. Proprietors. Falmouth Hotel, F. E. Wheeler, Propri etor. Preble House, Congress St. Gibson & Co., Proprietors. **• *■*“■ R°«rl, Cor. Middle and Plnm ®. Ward, Proprietor. “-Hotel, Junction of CongreNH and Fed ®r®* Cram & Co., Proprietor. Walker Honse, Opp. Boston Depot, Geo. Bridgham Jr., Proprietor. Commercial House—U. O. Manborn Ar Co., Proprietors. PEAK’S ISLAND. Union Mouse—W. T. Jones. Proprietor. MOUTH CHINA. Lnkc House, J. Sarnge, Proprietor. RICHMOND. Richmond Hotel, H. Mpringer. Proprietor IKOWHEGAN. Skoirhegan Hotel, E. B. Maybary, Propri etor. . _ Turner House, T. M. Hussey A Co. Pro prietors. Elm Honse. 91. H. Hilton, Proprietor, New kinds; best quality; homo growth; low prices. Catalogues free. W. C. STRONG, Nonantum Hill Nursery feb22S&W6w Brighton, Maes. JOB PRINTING neatly executed at tbia office. INSURANCE. tmi'AI. BBPOBT OF THE EQUITABLE Life Assurance Society JANUARY" 1, 1873. Not Cash Assets January 1, 1972.$15,017,713 C3 RECEIPTS: Premiums.$7,426,801 70 Interest and Kents. 993,183 16—8.420,044 86 $23,437,760 49 DISBURSEMENTS: Claims by death and addi tions thereto . ...$1,653,986 47 Matured Endowments and additions thereto. 24,682 90 Cash Dividends and Sur render Values. 1,963,608 18 Annuties Paid,.•. 4,010 41 Total paid to Policy Holders.$3,646,280 90 Dividend on Capital. 7,852 09 Reinsurance. ... 8,900 43 Commuted Commissions. 60,908 15 Commissions. 554,766 84 expenses; Printing, Stationery and Agency Expanses. 139,127 65 Advertising, Salaries and Office Expenses. 385,803 32 Taxes and Legal Charges.. 93,804 57 Medical Examiners’ Fees.. 67,388 43 Sundry Expenses (Ex change. Postage, Ex pressage, etc.). 63,229 24 Profit and Loss. 6,676 74— 6,031,807 31 Net assets (exclusive of Future Prem iums).$1 ,405,953 18 INVESTED AS FOLLOWS: Bonds and Mortgages_$12,226,572 50 Real Estate unencumber ed, includiug purchases under foreclosure. 2,331,359 05 Stocks created by the Laws of the United States. 709,330 37 Stocks created by tho Laws of ikeStat. of New York 1,031,570 59 Stocks of other States- 62,263 84 Cash on hand, in Bank and other Depositories on interest (including cash in transmission due prior to Jan. 1, 1873, and siuce received at New Yoik Office and invest ed). 1,354,189 81 Temporary Ijoans secured by Collaterals. 687,661 00 Actual Cash Investments.$18,405,953 10 Interest and Rents due and accrued_ 135,820 70 Premiums in hauds of Agents and in course of collection, supplies and other property. 319,311 05 Deferred Semi-Annual and Quarterly Premiums for the year. 726,410 00 Safes, Fixtures, Furniture, etc. 107,558 20 Total Assets Jan. 1,1873.919,695,053 20 THE ASSETS ARE THUS APPROPRIATED. iotai Liabilities, including reserve for reinsurance of existing Policies.$17,074,9(53 03 ! Capital Stock. 100.000 00 I Total Surplus, including Surplus on Tontine Policies. 2,520,090 17 $ 10,695,053 20 From the above surplus of $2,520,090.17 the Society has declared a reversionary dividend available on settlement of next annual premium to participating policies proportioned to their contribution to surplus. The cash value of such reve^iou may be used ou set tlement of premium, when the same becomes due. I OFFICES OF THE SOCIETY, 12© BROADWAY, NEW YORK. | ROBERTS & CLARK MANAGERS FOR MAINE, I | Office, 65 Exchange Street, PORTLAND, ME. JOSHUA NYE, | GENERAL 4® ENT, AUGUSTA, UK. MCh27 eod3\v<twlt BAXTERS PORTABLE STEAJ* ESGrSE! The Safest HHd Boat in the world. No extra insurance to pay. Send for Circular. BOSTON. 3m ELIAS HOWE Sewing Machines ANDEUTTEKICh’S Patterns «f Garments PL MM R~4 WILBER janl 73 tt 173 vl 3t,. 0 r> Stairs. OIJT OF THE FIRE. THE subscriber would respectfully announce that he is already organized in another Mill and ready to fill all orders for Bar Mills Oak as promptly as before the fire. B. C. JORDAN. v28dt< WOOD! WOOD HARD and SOFT WOOD for sale at No. 43 TJh coin street. Also Dry Kdgings. WM. HUSK. /tti TIT TkTk ti irr ^OUUJLA rJUiiJUtMS. TWO NEW POTATOES! EXTRA EARLY VERiROXT. “ Ten Days Earlier than Early Rose. Enor □ rJ tuonslVproductive and of EX€EI< 7C g LENT FLAVOR. ^I per pound; 4 W M pounds by mail, postpaid, for 33 50. j w — ^ CORPTON’8 8IJBPRI8E. NAS ^ rfl Bushels t»the Acre. A little later OB ' than Early Rose. Equal in Quality. 5#3 per pound, by mail, postpaid. 30 S500 will be awarded as PREMIUMS W to those who produce the Largest Quantity QC Q from one pound. Descriptive Circulars of ran ^ the above, with list of 300 varieties of Po ^ lathes, free to all. ^ 2 Illustrated Need Catalogue, 200 M w pages with Colored Chromo. 25 cents. ^ A New Tomato, the “A REIIVCiTON” ** Early, solid and productive. Price 25 cts. per packet. Five packets for $l. B. K, BLISS & SONS, 33 PARK PEACE, NEW YORK. mar24 t4w A MAN OF A THOUSAND^ A CONSUMPTIVE CURED. DR. II. JAMBS, a retired Physician, (and by nature a chemist,) discovered, while in the East Indies, a certain cure for Consumption , Asthma, Bron chitis, and General Debility, when his only ohild, a daughter was given up to me. His ctald was cur ed, and i« now alive and well. Desirous of benefit ting humanity, lie will send the recipe, containing full directions for making this remedy, free, on re ceipt of two stamps to pay expenees. There is not a single symptom of Consumption that it does not at once take hold of and dissipate. Night Sweat, Peev ishness, Irritation ofthe Nerves, Failure of Memory, Difficult Expectoration, Sharp Pains, in the Lungs, Sore Throat, Chilly sensations, Aausca 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. mcb24d4wt N E V E R Neglect n Cough. Nothing is more certain to lay the foundation tor future evil consequences. WELLS’ CARBOLIC TABLETS. are a sure cure for all diseases ofthe Respiratorv Or gans, Sore Throat, Colds, Croup, Diphtheria, Asthma, Catarrh, Horscuess, Dryness nr ihe Throat Windnine or Bronchial Tubes, aud all diseases of the Imnss P In all cases of sudden cold, however takcu these TABLETS should be promptly and freely used they equalize the circulation of the blood, mitigate the se verity of the atl aek, and will, in a very short time re store healthy action to the affected organs. ’ Wells’ Carbolic Tablets are put up only in blue boxes. Take no substitutes. If they can't bo found at your druggists send at once to the Agent in New York, who will forward them by return mail. Don’t be deceived by Imitations. Sold by all druggists. Price 25 cents a box. .JOHN Q. KELLOGG, 18 Platt St, New York, Send for circular. Sole Agent for Cnitael States. mar2C 4wt From AS cts.—Eight samples mailed free for S’* 25 cts. that sell at sight for four dollars, to any person in Portland who wul act as agent. mar22t4w RANDALL & CO., 767 Broad’y, N. Y. MISCELLANEOUS. I I I It is not a physic which may give temporary relief to the sufferer for the first few do 69, but which, from

continued use brings Piles and kindred diseases to aid in weakening thoinvalid, nor is it a doctored liquor which, under the popular name of “Bitters” is so extensively palmed oft on the public as sovereign rem edies, but it is a most powerful Touic and alterative, pronounced so bv the leading medical authorities of London and Pans, and has been long used by the regular physicians of other countries with wonderful remedial results. Dr. Wells Extract of Jurubeba retains all the medicinal virtues peculiar to the plant and must be taken as a permanent curative agent. Is there want of action in your Liver & spleen? Unless relieved at once, the blood becomes impure by deleterious secretions, producing scrof ulous or skin diseases, Blotches, Felons, Pustules, Canker, Pimples, &c., &c. Take Jnrubeba to cleanse, purify and restore the vitiated blood to healthy action. 1.J*®ve 7ou * Owepstic Stomach ? unless digestion is promptly aided the system is debilitated with ioss of vital force, poverty of the Blood, Dropsi cal Tendency, General Weakness or Lassitude Take it to assist Digestion without reaction, ‘it will impart youthlul vigor to tho weary sufferer. Have you wealiueM of the Intestines? You are in aanger of Chronic Diarrhoea or the dread ful Inflammation of tho Bowels. Take It to allay irritation and ward off tendency to inflam. utions. BLnv« yon weakness of the Uterine or Urinary Organs ? You must procure instant re lief or you are liable to suffering worse than death. Take it to strengthen organic weakness or life be comes a burden. Finally it should be frequently taken to keep the system in perfect health or you are otherwise in great danger of malarial, miasmatic or contagious diseases. JOHN Q. KELLOGG, 18 Platt St., New York, Sole Agent for tho United States. Price One Dollar per Bottle. Send forCircular mar84wt Beauty at the Fireside. Unabated success of CRUMBS OF COMFORT. ELEGANT, GORGEOUS, BRILLIANT. Crumbs of Comfort, the greatest success of the age. Crumbs of Comfort, (be pride of the kitchen and parlor. Thousands of ladies attest its worth, and unhesitatingly pronounce it tho Queen qf Lusters. The Press universally praise it and pro claim it woman's every day friend. Economical, Lasting, Unapproachable, PKICJS IO CENTS. Ladies will find Crumbs of Comfort for sale by all first-class grocery, hardware dealers, country storekeepers, &c., throughout the United States nd Canadas. H. A. BARTLETT & CO., Man ufacuirersBartleU’s Blacking, Pearl Blue, Ac., &c„ 113,115,1.7 No. Front St.. Philadelphia; 113 Cham bers St., New York; 43 Broad St., Boston. mar8f4w CAMPHORINE~ PAIN! PAIN! PAIN !—The CJrcnt Din covery for the relief of pain aud a sure and immedi ate cure for Rheumatism, chronic and acute, Sprains, &c. It has a pleasant and refreshing odor, and will not grease or stain the most delicate fabric, which makes it a luxury in every family. Price 25 cents, per bottle. For sale by ail druggists. mar814w REUBEN HOYT, Prop'r, New York. HUY , I^AIUASSKBS can find no more 77Z, lr*-‘^a and attractive volume for Spring sales than y/ie New Housekeeper's Manual” by Miss C. E. Beecher and Mns H. B. Stowe; a Cyclopedia of Domeetie Economy and a complete Cookerv Book in one volume. Send for circular to J. B. FORD & CO., New York, Boston, Chicago, or San Francisco. _ _t4w AGENTS! A RARE CHANCE We will pay all Agents 840 per week in cash, who will engage wltn us at once. Everything furnished and expenses paid. Address inkl2tlw A. COULTER & CO.. Charlotte, Midi. 10 PERCENT. County, Town, City, and School District Bonds of Iowa, Illinois, and Kansas for sale below par. Cou pon bonds registered icith State Auditor. Interest collected and paid by State Treasu crs. They are more secure than State Bonds-, for States may repu diate, while Municipalities cannot. Write for circu lars and information. Any marketable securities taken in exchange. BROWN, WADSWORTH & CO., BANKERS, 22 Xassau-st., X. V. mill 3 t4w ESPECIAL ATTENTION of manufacturers who have become disgusted with the odors of Paraffine Oils and their ill effects upon ma ! chinery, is invited to E. H. Kellogg’s Sperm Engine Oil .@$1.20 gal E. H. Kellogg’s Nperin Spindle 011.(0$ 1.15$? gal E. H. Kellogo’s Tallow Engine 0iL@$l,lO$> gal E. H. Kellogg’s Tallow Spindle O*L@1.054?gal Manufactured only by E H. KELLOGG, No. 17 Cedar-st., New York. mchI3d4wt ! Beckwith Sewiug MacMne-$12. OX 30 DAYS’ TRIAL.!! THE IMPROVED (S12) BECKWITH SEWING ! MACHINE, with new Braiding Foot, and many ! other important improvements, all complete, with ! Hemmer, Guide, Four Needles, &c., warranted two ! years,—with care it will do your family sewing for a : life-time. Nearly ten thousand of these machines ! have been sold the past season, which without the above improvements, are giving universal satisfaction. We will show letters to any who may • all, from dis interested purchasers, in which they state that they would not exchange ours for the best high-priced machine in the market. It makes the popular Elas tic Loop Stich, and closes its seam securely, which renders it the strongest and best; yet when desired it can be unlo feed at pleasure. Fastned to any table. Easily worked bv hand. This is the machine which Messrs Orange Judd & Co„ of the American Agri culturist, &c , use so many thousands lor premiums. Full directions go with every machine. If after hav the machine 30 days, it does not give perfect satisfac tion, we will refund tlie §12, on return of machine, less the Express charges, and take the risk of its be ing injured. All orders promptly filled on receipt of Post Office order fur §12, or if §3 are sent with your order to us, tbo balance can be paid to the Express Co., when you rece ve the machine. Terms to agents liberal, but cash invariably for all machines when received. If any doubt our honor or responsibility, we will cheerfully give the best city reference. Bring or send sample of any goods with which to test the machine BECKWITH SEWING MACHINE CO., 26 West Broadway, N. Y. (After May 1st, 862 Broa’y. mar 22 t4w Agents Wanted (or BEHIND THE SCENES IN WASHINGTON. The quickest selling book of the day. It tells all about the great Credit Mobilier Scandal, Senatorial Briberies, Congressmen, Rings, Lobby, and the wot - derful,Sights of ibe National Capital. The. demand for it is immense. Agents making early application will secure choice territory. Send for circular, and see our terms and a full description of ihe work. Address, CONTINENTAL PUBLISHES CO., 4 Boud-st., New York. mar22t4w 1CMPER centTnet\ THE IOWA LOAN AND TRUST COMPANY Will invest money on first-class Real Estate at 10 tier cent, interest, net, payable semiannually in New York,and will garantee the collection of all loans made through its agency. All charges naid by the borrower. Please write, before investing, for New York and New Eng land references, ind full particulars. Samuel Mer rill, (late Governor of Iowa,) President. Address JAMES B. HARTWELL, Sec’y, Draw 167 Des Moi nes, Iowa. mar224tw 7 to 12 PER CENT W e make a Specialty of County, City, and School "UU'IV, UUOIOUK V ut iiailiy Ul au DI'UUB sold, collect the coupons without charge,.or tane samo as so much cash on sales. Send for price list. THE LAW of MUNICIPAL BONDS just publish d by our senior, should be in tbe hands of all interested in this class of securities. Two Vol umes, price $10. W. N. COLER Ar CO., mar22t4\v 17, New York. The immense sale, 10,003 IN ONE MONTH our LIVINGSTONE ^AFRICA is having, PROVES it above all others the book f he MASSES WANT. IT goes like WILDFIRE. Over COO pages, only $2 50. NOTICE—Be not deceived by misrepresentations made to p lmotf bLh pri ed inferior works, but s>nd for circulars and see Proof of statements and great success of our agents. Pocket companion worth $10. mailed free. HUBBARD BROS., Publishers, Phila. and Boston. mar22t4w CAN VANNING BOOKS SENT FREE for OR. HR. SMITH'S ILLUSTRATED History of the Bible It contains over 250 fine Scripture Illustrations and 1105 pages. Agents are selling from 15 to 20 copies per day, and we send a canvassing book free to anv book agent. Address, stating experience, etc., NATIONAL PUBLISHING CO., Philadelphia. Pa. mar22t4w Sewing Machine IS THE BEST IN THE WORLD. AzentM Wanted. Send for circular. Address: “DOMESTIC SEWING MACHINE CO., N. Y. mar22 I4W A WATCH FREE«MV£ man who will act as our agent. Btulneaa light ami honorable. $300.00 made in 5 (lavs. Saleable asilour Everybody buys it. Can’t do without It. Must have it. No Gill Enterprise, no Humbug. KENNEDY* CO., Pittsburg, Pa. _ mar22t4w ^AGENTS WANTED fSf.S* Pictures, Maps, and Charts. Also, for our Seur '*s*ing Silk and Linen Thread. $100 to $200 cleared Cper month by good, active Agents. Apply at once to D. L. GUERNSEY, Concord. N. H. mar22t4w THE WORKING CLASS, male or female $60 a week guaranteed. Respectable em ployment nt home, day or evening; no capital requir ed;* full instructions and valuable package of goods to start with sent free by mail. Addicss with 6 cent return stamp M. YOUNG & CO., 173 Greenwich St.. New York.mar22-4wf Write for La: ge Illu itrated Price List. Address 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. Largo discount to Dealers or Clubs. Army Guns, Revolvers, &c., bou ht or traded for. Goods sent by express C. O. D. to be examined before paid for. mar?4+4w dk 1 ftO -THE NURSERY. A Monthly tpx*tfv/«inagazine for Vouugeat Rend ers. Superbly Illustrate i. Send slamp for a sam ple number. NO W is the time to subscribe. JOHN L. SHOREV, 30 Brumfield Nt., mar24t4w Bo.ion. STEAMERS. F OR BOSTON. . —it— ..THE SUPERIOR SEA-GOING M3MC STEAMERS FOBKDT C1TV and MONTREAL, Having commodious Cabin and State Room ac commodations, will run alternately, leaving ATLANTIC WHARF, Portland, DAILY, (SUNDAYS EIOEPTBD) A.T 7 O’CLOCK F. KI. Returning leave INDIA WHARF, Boston, same (lays at 5 P. M. Fare #1.50. Freight taken low rates. . „ T" BILLINCg, Agrul J. B. COYIjE IB., General Agent.mcb30tf Norfolk autl Baltimore and Washington, 1). C. Steamship Line. Steamships of this Linesail from end of Central Wharf. Boston, Semi-Weekly, 2.30 p. m. for NOR FOLK and BALTIMORE. __ Steamships:— “ William Lawrence,” Capt. W. A. Hallett “ William Crane," Capt. Solomon Howes. “George Appold" Capt. Winslow Lorctand. “Blackstone," Cant. Geo. H. Hallett. “ William Kennedy," Capt, Henry D. Foster. %iMcClellan,"Cn\i\. F. M. Howes. Freight forwarded from Norfolk to Washington Steamer Lady ot the Lake. Freight forwarded from Norfolk to Petersburg and Ricknwnd, by river or rail: and by the Fa. «£• Penn. Air Line to all points in Virginia, Tennessee, Ala bama and Georgia; and over the Seaboard and Roa noke R. R. to all points in North and South Carolina by the Balt. A Ohio R. R. to Washington and all places West. Through rates given to South and West. Fine Passenger aecomriocations. Fare including Berth and Meals to Norfolk $13.00 line 48 hours; to Baltimore $15, time 65 hours. For further information apply to E. SAMPSON, Agent. Jppe2tf_53 Central Wharf. Boston. BOSTON —ANI>— PHIL A DELPHI A Steamship Line. Leave each port every WcdVy & Sat’d’y. \o Wharfage. From Loug Wharf, Boston, 3 p.m. From Pine Street Wharf. Phila delphia, at 10 a. m. Insurance one half the rato of sailing vessels. Freight for tlie West by the Penn. R. R., and South by eonnectinj lines forwarded free of Commission. PASSAGE, TEN DOLLARS. For Freight or Passage, apply to WHITNEY A SAMPSON, Agents, jn23-ly 70 Long Wharf, Bor ton. Maine Steamship Co NEW ARRANGEMENT. SEMI-WKKKLY LINE Steamers Dirigo and Franconia will, until farther notice, rnn a« follows: ■ Leave Galt’s Wharf, Portland, every MONDAY ami THURS DAY. at 5 P. M.. and leave Pier 38 E. R.. New York every MONDAY and THURSDAY, at 3 P. M. The Dirigo and Franconia are fitted up with fine accommodations for passengers, making this the most convenient and comfortable route for travelers be tween New York and Maine. Passage in State Room $5. Meals extra. Goods forwarded to and from Montreal, Quebec Halifax, St. John, and all parts of Maine. Shippe are requested to send their freight to the Steamers as early as 4 P. M., on the days they leave Portland. For Freight or Passage apply to HENRY FOX, Galt’s Wharf, Portland J. F. AMES, Pier 38, E. R., New York. May 9-dtf PORTLAND - and:— PHILADELPHIA. Clyde’s Iron Line of Steamers ! Running between Providence and Philadelphia every WED NESDAY and SATURDAY gives direct communication to and rom Portland and all other points in Maine, with Philadelphia andbevond. Through rates are given to Philadelphia and all points reached ty the Penn. Central and the Phil. & Reading R. R>a., and to all the principal cities in the South and Southwest. No Wharfage. No Commission for forwarding. Full imformation given by WALDO A. PEARCE, Agent, 124 Washington St., Boston, or J. B. COYLE Jr., Portland. WM. P. CLYDE, & CO„ Gen’l Managers, janll ly 12 So. Delaware Avenue Philadelphia. INTERNATIONAL STEAMSHIP CO. Knslport, CnlniM and St. John. l>ieby. Windsor and Halifax. ' SPRING- ARRANGEMENT. TWO TRIPS PER WEEK! On and after Monday March 24th the Steamer New York, Capt. E. B. Winchester, and the Steam >er New Brunswick, Capt. S. H. i _ 'Pike, will leave Railroad Wharf, foot ot State St., every MONDAY and THURSDAY at 0 P. M., for Eastport and St. John. Returning will leave St. John aud Eastport on the same days. Connections made at Eastport for St. Andrews, Robbiustou, Calais, Woodstock and Houlton. Connections made at St. John for Dlgby, Annapo lis, Wtndson, Kentvillc. Halifax, N. S..Sliediac, Am herst. {^“Freight reeelvod on days of sailiug until 4 o’clock P. hr. martSislwtc A. R. STUBBS, Agent. MAI I. LINE TV Halifax Nova Scotia, DIRECT! With connections to Prince Edward Is land and Cape Breton. On and after April 1st the new side wheel Steamship FAI, ►MOUTH, W. A. Colby, will leave 'Railroad wharf, Portland, FOB HALIFAX DIBECT. Every Tuesday, at 5.30 P. M., (or on arrival of train leaving Boston at noon.) Making close connections with the Nova Scotia Railway, for Windsor, Trnro, New Glasgow and Pictou, and steamers foi Prince Edward Island; al so at New Glasgow, N. S., with Lindsey’s Stages for Cape B-eion. RETURNING leaves Halifax on THURS DAYS. at 9 P. M. For freight and further information apply to J B. COYLE, Jr., Atlantic Wharf, or mar25dtf JOHN PORTEOUS. Agent. P. S. Until further notice the favorite 3toamsliip CARLO! TA, will leave Portland every Saturday, at 4 P. M., and Halifax, every Tuesday at 4P. M. FIRST TRIP OF THE SEASON TO Mt. Desert and Machias. ONE TRIP PER WEEK. The favorite Steamer is, e w i s t o :n" W^aSwKBh? CAPT. CHAS. DEER1NG, will leave Railroad Wharf, every Thursday eveuing, at 10 o’clock commencing Thursday March 20th for Rockland, Castlne, Deer Isle, Sedge wick, So. West •arbor (Mt. Desert,) Mill bridge, Jonesport and Macbiasport, as the ice will permit. Returning wi 1 leave Machiasport every Monday morning, at 5 o’clock, touching at the above named landings. For Furthej particulars inquire of Ross <& Sturdiv and, 170 Commerdial Street, or C VRIS STVBDIVANT, „ _ .. R1, General Agent. Portland March 8th 1873 mar8tf Union Ticket Office. LOWEST RATES GIVEN. We have made arrangements and can now ticket passengers to 411 Point. West, North-West, Month and Month-West, San Francisco. Kansas City, St. Paul, New Orleans, and all points in Florida, via all the first-class Kail-Roads—Penn. Central, Lake Shore and Michigan Southern, Baltimore and Ohio. Erie, Great Western and Michigan Ccutral. 36 HOURS BOSTON TO CHICAGO. Pnllman Curs on nil Through Train*. DclP’ Passengers who wish to travel without deten tion, and with ease and comfort, will find the above routes very desirable. Continuous 'J'rains, Xo Changes, Courteous Em ployees, Unusual Facilities for Meals at Seasonable Hours. Tickets to New York via Sound Lines (State Rooms secured at this office), Fall River, Stonington and Norwich. All Rail Routes—Shore Line (via Provi dence), and Boston and Albany. Tickets to Boston via Eastern, Boston and Maine, Portland and Roch ester, and Boston Boats. Merchants going to Boston and New York, will save the time usually experienced at the depots by purchasing their tickets at this office. Call and ex amine our time tables, maps, etc., and be convinced that we represent all the best roods running Wo6t. ROLLINS Sc ADARI, Agents, mrl3-tf No. 1 Exchange Street, Portland, Me. YEW LAUYDRY! THE undersigned having assumed charge of a new and spacious Laundry would respectfully an nounce that he is prepared to do washlug for Steam era, Hotels, Families, Ac., with special at ten tins paid to Ladies Dresses, Skirts. Laces, Gents’ Shirt, and every description of fine washing “ This Laundry \>eine provided with the newest and most approved Machinery, and exDerisniwA „ Proprietor believes he can guarantee r»riect ra&’fee tion to to his customers. 1 suusiac Location, Bradbury's Court, En trance on Fore near India St. Late Steward oMtt’? ? kE3SPER’ SuPerintendant. land Line S John Brcok“’ Ro*ton «"<i Port _ _ febldlyr MCopartnership and Removal. L tnd'am' EP*'k,ard> 1,as ibis day been admlt L ted a member of our firm In the Book, Card, aim general Job Printing Business. „„_Lnr largely increased business has compelled us to remove to the more spacious rooms. No. 174 Middle, opposite the junction of Federal and Middle Streets, where we hope to Berve our cusiomersas promptly as lormerly. GEO. A. JONES A CO. Portland, Marsh 1st, 1873. marSdlwAtbcn eod2w |_RAILROADS. MAINE CENTRAL RAILROAD. Winter ArmnBemen.,» Dec. .13533x5535x5520, Trains leave Portland for Bangor, JSff^^Houlton.Calal, and St. John at 12:15 ^ (8lW!'ln* and day ears on this For Bath, Lewiston, Rockland and Augusta at 7 00 a. m. For Bath, Lewiston, Rockland, Augusta,Roadheld Wlnthrop, Skowhegan, Bellist. Bangor, St. .John and Halifax at 1:00 p.m. For Lewiston, Bath and Augusta at 5.30 p. in. For Lewiston via Danville at 5:25 p. m. Trains are Due nt Portland. From Augusta,. Bath and Lewiston at 0:45 a. m. From St. John, Bangor, and North and E ist at 3:12 p. m. From Augusta and Lewiston at 6:35 p. ni. From St. John Bangor. <£c., at 1:20 a. m. Through Tickets are sold In Portland and baggage cheeked through to Houlton, Calais, St. John, Hali fax, Dover, Foxcrott, Rockland, etc. L. L. LINCOLN, Acting Superintendent. Augusta, Nov 30.1872. dec3tf EASTERN AND PORTLAND, SACO, & PORTSMOUTH R. R. WINTER ARRANGEMENT. Commencing Uoudny, Dee. 'Ad, 18Ti*. Passenger trains leave Portland dai for Portsmouth and Boston, (Sun *--w- -wn-adHys excepted) at *1.30 A. M. t7.00 A. „ M-> 9.55 A. M., J3.20 P. M., t 6.45 P. Leave Boston for Portsmouth and Portland at 17.30 A. M.,t8.30 A. M, 112.30P. M., t3.15P. M. *8 OOP M Leave Portsmouth for Portland at tlO.OO A. M tio’ 35 A. M.,t3.00 P. 51., 15.40 P. 51., *10.05 P. M. Leave Biddeford for Portlaud at 8.00A. M., return ing at 4.35 P. M. •Pullman sleeping car express tram. N. B. Tills train runs Sunday Morning, does not run 5Ionday morning. 4 tAccommodatlon train. JFast Express. KSThe Pullman Sleeping Car Express Train ar rives at and departs from the Depot of the Maine Central Railroad, in Portland. N. B. The 7.00 A. 51., and 3.20, P. 51. trains from Portland, make close connections to New York by one or other of the routes from Boston. Passengers ticketed through by cither route. F. CHASE, n°30tf Sunt. Portland Division. PORTLAND &OGDENSBUBG R. R. CHANGE OF TIME. -__ On and after Monday, Nov. 4th, and p?f!!*!??S£?!?iIuntil further notice, trains* will run follows; A. M. P. M. Leave Portland, 7.15 3.15 Leave N. Conway, 8.30 l.CO The 7.15 a. m. and 1 00 p. m. 'rrains will be Fivight with passenger cars attached. STAGES Connect daily with 3.15 P. M., For Cornish, Kezar Falls, Porter, Freedom, Den mark, Bridgton, Lovell, and North Lovell. The 8.30 a. m. from No. Conway connects with afternoon trains for Boston, via Eastern or Boston & Maine R. R*s., and the 1.00 p. m. train arrives in Portland in season (o connect with Steamers for Bos ton. Ticket Office in Portland at Depot of M. C. R. R. J. HAMILTON, Superintendent. Portland, Oct. 2, 1872.. nov4ti PORTLAND & ROCHESTERBAILROAD. Winter Arrangement. lg!?!*fj)jStl Passenger trains leave Portland Rochester and Intermediate stations n. autl I.OVA. llliAHIUg direct connection at Rochester with trains for Boston, over Boston & Maine and Eastern Railroads. Afro connect at Rochester with Dover and Winnipiseogee Railroad for Alton Bay, and with Portsmouth, Great Falls and Oonway Railroad tor Conway. Leave Rochester for Portland and way stations at 7.30 A. M. and 12 M. The 7.30 train connecting with down train on Portsmouth, Great Falls and Conway Railroads, and the 12 o’clock train making direct connection at Rochester with trains from Boston, leaving Boston at 7.30 and 8.30, A. M., via Boston & Maine, and at 8 30 A. A. via Eastern Railroads. Leave Portland for Saco River at 6.20 P. M. Leave Saco River for Portland at 5.30 A. M. Stages connect as follows: At Gorham for West Gorham, Standish, and No. Limington, daily. At Buxton Centre for West Buxton, Bonny Eagle and Limington .daily. At Centre Waterboro* for Limerick, New field, Par sonsfleld and Ossipee, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sat urdays, returning alternate davs. At Centre Waterboro’ for Limerick, Tarsonsfield. daily. WILLIAM H. TURNER, Superintendent. dtelf-tc KNOX & LINCOLN RAILROAD. Direc trail route to Wiscasset, New f ff^ff^yilGast le, Damariscotta, Waldoboro, -:W3Warren and Rockland. No change of cars between Portland and Rockland. Steamers leave Rockland for all points on the Pe nobscot river, Machias, Mount Desert VJnal Haven, Hurricane and Dix Islands. Leave Maine Central Depot, at 7.00 a. m., and 1.00 P. M. Stages connect at Rockland. for Camden, Lincoln ville, Northport, South Thomaston aud St. George, daily. At Rockland for Union, Appleton and Wash ington. Tuesdays, Thursdays aud Saturdays. At Tuomaston tor St. George daily. At Warren for Union, daily. At Warren for Jefferson and Wlntetield, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. At Waidoboro’ for North Waldoboro*, Washington, and Liberty daily. At New Castle for Bristol and Pemaqukf, daily. Freight Trains daily aud freight taken at low rates. JrittdtfC. A. COOMBS. Sup’t. GRAND TRUNK RAIL WAT OF CANADA. ALTERATION OF TRAINS. WINTER ARRANGEMENT. .—_—.—_ On anil after Monday, Nov. 1th will run as follows: Passenger train for South Taris at 7.30 A. SI.; for Island Pond, Quebec, Montieai, and the west at 1.30 P. M. Stopping at all stations. Mail train (stopping at all stations) for Island Poud. connecting with night mall train for Quebec, Montreal and the West. Accommodation for South Paris and intermediate stations at 5.00 P. M. From Montreal, Quebec, Island Pond, Gorham and South Paris at 2,50 P. M. From So. Paris at 8. 20 A. M. Passenger and Freight Offices, 282 CONGRESS ST., — AND — DEPOT AT FOOT OF INDIA ST. Tickets sold at Reduced Rates! To Canada,, Chicago, Milwau kee. Cincinnati, St. l.auin, Omaha, Saginaw, St. Paul, Salt Lake City, Denver, San Francisco, and all points in the Northwest, West and Southwest. THE GRAND TRUNK RAILWAY is In splendid condition, is well equipped with lirst-class rolling stock, and is making the best connections and quick est time of nnv route from Portland to the West. . ^“PULLMAN PALACE DRAWING ROOM AND SLEEPING CARS attached to all through trains. If ggage checked from Portland to Detroit and Chicago, and not subject to Custom House examina tion. The Company are not responsible for baggage to any amount exceeding 850 in value (and that person al) unless notice is given, and paid for at tho rate of one passenger tor every 8500 additional value. C. J. RRYDGES, Managing Director. H. BAILEY, Local SupeAnUmdcnt. Portland. March 5,1873. tf BOSTON & MAINE RAILROAD. Opening of the New Ex tension ! MARCH 17, 1873. Passenger trains loave Portland irom the tempor ary 8leti011. Walker House, Commercial street. For Boston {6.10, t9.40 A. M., {3.10 P. M. Returning, {8.30 A. M., {12.30 and P. M. p For Rochester and Alton Bay to.10 A. M. and {3.10 For Manchester and Concord via C. & P. R. R. Junction t6.10 A. M., {3.10 P. M. For Milton and Union {9.40 A. M. and {3.10 P. M. For Old Orchard Beach, Saco, Blddeford and Ken ^ {3.00 P. M. Returning, leave Kennehunk at {7.30 A. M. t Accommodation. $Fast Express. _ ■&<>&-—The t6.10 A. M. train connects at C. & P. K. H. .junction for Manchester and Concord, and ar rives in Boston in time to connect with the Shore Line at 11.10 for New York, The t3.10 P. M. train connects with the 9 P. M. train for New York via Shore or Springfield line. Passengers ticketed through by either route. Trftinastop at Exeter 10 minutes for refreshments at first class Dining Rooms. Freight trains between Portland and Boston daild. Freight received at Portland Ogdensburg R. K. Freight station until 4 P. M. PAYSON TUCKER. Agent, Portland •IAS. T. FURBEIt, Gen. Supt., Boston, Boston, March 13.1873. _mchl4dtf INVALIDS AND OTHERS GOING SOUTH, may procure Through. Tickets VIA THE OREAT ALL RAIL ATLANTIC COAST LINE. VIA WASHINGTON To CintlrtM, Navnunnh, Hi. a-,—.»-T New Orleans, Galveston, and nil pnru of the Konth. Tin Weldon. Wilmington and Columbia at the Old Ticket Agency, No. 4PJ Exchange Street W. D. LITTLE & CO. Agents. re^!!d8.a,l1 °S.her8 toluK South, will find this ™uf ™'?bt desirable for comfort and expedition. Ask lor tickets via the Atlantic Coast Like, fobltf The Old Union Passenger Ticket Agency! Is now as heretofore at NO. 401.9 EXCHANGE STREET, — WHERE — TRAVELERS FOR CALIFORNIA And the West, South and Northwest, may Through Tickets at the lowest rates, via tne Mlcni Sm Central an<i Great Western (via Suspension ridge) Pennsylvania Central (via New V ork city), Chicago. Burlington & Quincy, or Rock Island, Chi cago £ North Western, and all the principal and fa vorite routes to the Pacific Coast and all other points. For Tickets apply to tho Old Agency of W. D. MTTIdE A CO., 49 1-9 EXCHANGE STREET. jan30d3wlstostf _medical._ GOUT ana KHeIjm AtIsM T1re]kvedTnVi?h1*,1tU.,°U!lTSuSdfoh%’”ad?D' by the celebrated Kngllsn Medicine”* *n * ftW <**^8' Blair’s Goat aud Rheumatic Pills. They require neither attention 0r con any kind and ure certain to prevent thl duSTIL* ?* tacking any vital parts. *T' PREPARED BY PROUT & HARSANT, LONDON, ENGLAND, and sold by all DrnggtsU. ROV20__ eodlyr WHITE,CLEAN,SOUND TEETH! ALL MAY HAVE BY USING DAILY TTTTTRSTON’S Ivory Pearl Tooth Powder. no20 Prico, 25 anil SO Cents per bottle, eodlyr Beautiful, Soft, Glossy Hair ALL DESIBE IT, ALL MAY HAVE IT by constaut use of THOMPSON’S POMADE OPTIME noflO Price, 25 and 50 Ceete per Bottle. eodlyi LIGHT COLORED KID GLOVES ARE VERY STYLISH WHEN NOT SOILED. JOUVEN’B INODOROUS Kid Glove Cleanei will renovate them thoroughly. Price 25 cents pe» bottle. All sold by Druggists and Fancy Dealers. F. C. WELLS & CO., New York, Wholesale Agents. no20 eodlyr DU. R. J. JOI RDAIN, ritOPBIEIOB OF THE Parisian Gallery of Anatomy, Boston HAS just published a new edition ofhia Limit containing most valuable Information on the causes, consequences and treatment rd diacaeo il ihi reproductive system, with remarks oh marriage, ami thei vaucua causes of the loss of manhood, with lull instructions for its complete restoration; also a chat, [er on venereal infection, and the means of cure, In ing the most comprehensive work on tile subject ev* : yet published, comprising 150 pages, Mailed free In any aildresa for 25 cents. Aldrsss, Dr. Jcurdain's Cgus.hUing Office. ttl Hancock Ntrcct, Ito.iou. tins.. jnnl5dlvr A Great Discovery ! SAMPLES FREE TO ALL. At all the Drug Store*. $5,000 REWARD! $1,000 REWARD SPECIAL NOTICE. “BEWARE OF COUNTERFEITS AND IMITATIONS THE high reputation gained by Adamson’s Botanic Cougli Balsam for the cure of Coughs, Colds Asthma, and Consumption, has given rise to spurious compounds which are peddled out through the coun try called the same. The gen ine Adamson’s Botanic Cough Balsam is prepared only by F. W. Kinsman' the inventor and sole proprietor, To protect your selves from imposition examine the bottle and see that the words W. Kinsman, Druggist, Augusts Me., are blown in the glass of the bottle. Having examined the formula from which Adam son’s Botanic Cough Balsam is prepared, we recom mend it as a safe and reliable medicine for the cure ol coughs, colds, whooping cough, asthma, luug disease &c. GEO. W. MARTIN, M. D.. Augusta, Me. S. H. STEARNS, M. D. Price 36 and 75 cents. Large bottles tie cheapest $5000 Reward for a Better Article ! $1000 for a ca«e it will not Care! FRANK W. KINSMAN, Proprietor, No. 142 Water St., Augusta, Maine. For sale by all Druggists. nov21eodtf Is becoming very common m every community, an 1 the sudden deaths resulting warn us to seek some re lief. The disease as.-umos many different firms, among which we notice Palpitation’ Enlargement, Spasms Ossification or Bony Formation of the Heart, Rheumatism, General Debility, IFatea about tk* Heart, Sinking gf the Spirits, Pains in the Side or Chest, Dihzin jss, Sluggish Circulation of the blood, and Momentary Stoppage Qf the Action of the Heart. These forms of Heart Disease have been cured by Dr. Graven’ Heart Regulator, and wo do not hesitate to say it will cure them again. Any form ol Heart Disease will readily yield to its use, and we have vet to learn of any case where the Heart Regu lator has been taken properly and the party not re ceived a marked benefit. Our agent, on application, will furnish you wit our circnlar, giving full description of the diseaso. and also a number ot testimonials of cures; and il you would like further proof from the parties who have given the testimonials, write them and see what they say. We have sold many thousand bottles of the Heart Regulator, and the demand is still increasing. We are confident we are doing the public a beuefit, and not trying to impose on thorn a worthless prepara tion. The price of the Heart Regulator is One Dol lar per Bottle, and can be obtained of any DRUGGIST janl3 deorii&wljr-wS Iron in uc Blood MAKES THE WEAK STRONG. The Peru vlan Syrup, a Protect-' ed Solution of the Protoxide of. Iron, is so combined as to have the character of an aliment, as easily digested and assimilated with the blood as the simplest food. It increases the quantity of Nature’s Own Vitalizing Agent, Iron in the blood, and cures “a thousand ills,” simply by Toning up,Invigorating and Vitalizing the System. The en riched and vitalized blood per meates every part of the body, repairing damages and waste, searching out morbid secre tions, and leaving nothing for disease to feed upon. This is the secret of the won derful success of this remedy in curing Dyspepsia, Liver Com plaint, Dropsy, Chronic Diar rhoea, Boils, Nervous Affections, Chills and Fevers, Humors, Loss of Constitutional Vigor, Diseases of the Kidneys ami Bladder, Female Complaints, and all diseases originating in a bad state of the blood, or ac companied by debility or a low state of the system. Being freo from Alcohol, in any form, its energizing effects are not fol lowed by corresponding reac tion, but are permanent, infu sing strength, vigor, and new life into all parts of the system, and building up an Iron Con stitution. Thousands have been changed by the use of this remedy, from weak, sickly, suffering crea tures, to strong, healthy, and nappy men and women; and invalids cannot reasonably hes itate to give it a trial. See that each bottle has PERU' VIAN SYRUP blown in thcglasf, Pamphlets Free. SETH W. FOWLE & SONS, Proprietors, ISo* 1 Milton Place, Boston. BOLL* nr DRICCIST8 OL.NLKALLl. nol-5 deod*Srw Notice. CHAS. W. PIERCE of Portland, retire* from our firm, and hi* interest and responsibility cea*e* Irom this date. NORTON MILLS CO., Lumber Manufactures, _ . Norton Mill* and Island Pond Vt. Island Pond, Sept. 5,1872. e7tl PLASTER. sop price by KENDALL & WHITNEY. te

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