Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, April 5, 1873, Page 3

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated April 5, 1873 Page 3
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THE PRESS SATURDAY MORNING, AUP. 5, 187 THE PRESS May be obtained at the Periodical Depots of Fe; Miden Bros., Marouis, Robinson, Brtnell & Co A'drews.Wentworai, Glemlenning Moses, Hende TieoYty Ct Sllo m Bros'> on all trains that run out i At Biddeford, of PiUsbury. 5 [ |®co 01 L. Hodgdon. At Watemlle, ofj.s. Carter. .: n,1®. Of News Ageut. AI Bath, of J. O. Shaw. At Lewiston, of French Bros. At Kenuebunk. of C. E. Mhler. CITY AND VICINITY. New Advertisement* T«*Oay. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. Room Papers—Hall L. Davis. Diasoluti nof Copartnership—R. & E. N. Greeley Removal—D. E. Hall. Store Key Found. D ss ilntion of Copartnership—Rounds & Sous. Portland, Bangor & Machias Steamboat Co. Want d—Small House. Scribner & Jordan—Patent Agents. Farm in Saco—Geo. R. Davis & Co. For Biltimore—J. Nickerson. Daucy’s Announcements—$. Lost—Pocket Book. MISCELLANEOUS NQTICES. Lonng’s Vegetable Specific. American House—Boston. Oysters—Timmons & Hawes. Ne v England Mutual Ins. Co.—J. M. Palmer. Stated Meetings. CITY GOVERNMENT. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen meets the firs Monday evening of each month. The Common Council meets the second Monday evening of each month. The School Committee meet tho third Monday eve ning of each month. MASONIC At Masonic Hall, No. 95 Exchange Street. YORK RITES. Blue Lodges—Ancient Land-Mark, first Wednes day; Portland, second Wednesday; Atlantic, third Wednesday. Chapters—Greenleaf It. A. C\, first Monday; Mt. Veruon, R. A. C., third Monday. Council—Portland C. R. & S. Masters, second Monday. Commanderies of K. T.—Portland, fourth Mon day: St. Albans, second Thursday. Grand Bodies—Grand Lodge, first Tuesday in May; Grand Chapter, first Tuesday evening in Mav; O'and Council, Wednesday 3 i\ m.; Grand Com mmdery, Wednesday evening. ANCIENT ACCEPTED 8COTTI8H RITES. Lodge—Yates Grand Lodge of Perfection, first Friday. Council—Portland Council P. of J., second Fri day. Chapter—Dunlap Chapter Rose Croix de H., third Friday. Con8I8TORY—Maine Consistory, S. P. R. S., fourth Friday in Maich, June, September and December. I. O. O. F. At Odd Fellows* Hall, No. 88 Exchange Street. Lodges—Maine, on Monday evenings; Ancient Brothers, on Thursday evenings; Ligonia, on Friday evenings; Beacon, on Tuesday evenings; Ivy, D., of It., second and fourth Saturday. Encampments— Macldgonne, first and third Wed nesdays ; Eastern Star, second and fourth Wednes days; Portland, first aud third Saturdays. Relief association—Every third 'Tuesday in the month. TEMPLARS OF HONOR. At Templars’ Hall, No. 100 Exchange Street. Council—Maine, first and third Monday's in each month. Temple—Forest City, No. 1 every Wednesday evening. Maine Charitable MechanicAssociation— Corner of Congress and Ca co streets. First Jhurs day in each month. Young Men’s Christian Association- Corner Congress and Casco streets. Every evening. Portland Fraternity—No. 353J Congress street. Every evening. Knights of Pythias—Bramhall Lodge, No. 3, Thursday evenings; Munjov Lodge, No. 6, Wednes d ry evenings. At their Hail. Clapp's Block, Market Square. Grand Army of the Republic—Bos worth Post, No. 2; coiner Congress aid Casco streets, Friday evenings. Portland Army and Navy Union- Corner Congress and Biown streets. First Tuesday in each mouth. Sons op Temperance—Portland Division, No. 05; Sons’ of Temperance Hall. Friday evening. Independent Order of Good Templars—Ar cana, Monday; Mission, Wednesday;—in Williams’ block, Congiess street. Mystic, Thursday; Atlantic, Saturday;—at Sons* ol Tcmpeiance Hall,Congress street. Iron Clad, Thurpday, at West End; Pocahon tas, Thursday, at Arcana Hall. Portland Typographical Union, No. 75—Cor ner Congiess and Carco streets. Second Saturday in each mouth. fielijrioua VolirpN. First Baptist Church, Congress st., comer of NVilmot. Rev. Wm. H. Sbailer, Pastor.—Preaching at 3; Sabbath School at 1}; Social Meeting at 7 p. m. Advent Christian Church, Union Hall, 87 Free St.—Elder S. S. Brewer, of Ashburnham, Mass., will preach Sunday at the usual hours. Prayer meeting b a. m. First Second Advent Church, 353* Congress street. Elder B. S. Emery, of Kennebunk, will preach to-morrow at the usual hours. Seats free. High Street Chubch.—Prof. J. B. Sewall of Brunswick, will preach to-morrow morning and eve ning at the usual hours. St. Paul’s CiiURcn, corner of Congress and Lo cust street.—Services Sunday at 10.30 o’clock a.m. and 3p. m. Bethel Church.—Sabbath 10*a. m., 3 and 7* p. Prayer meetings on Monday and Thursday evenings at 7* p. m. All from sea and laud are invited. Newbury* St., Church.—Prayer meeting at 10* a. m.; preaching in the afternoon at 3 p. m. Spiritual Fraternity*, Army and Navy* Union H vLl—Children’8 Progressive Lyceum at 10* A. M. Conference at 3 P. M. Williston Church.—S. S. 10* a. m. PreachiDg service at 3 p. m. Sittings free. Social meeting at 7 P. M. St. Lawrence St. Church.—Rev. A. H. Wright, Pastor.—Preaching at 10* a. m. by Rev. Mr. Pierce, of West End Chapel. No service in the afternoon. New Jerusalem Church.—Rev. Mr. Hayden will preach to-morrow morning and administer the Rite of Confirmation. Communion service at 3 p. m. Y. M. C. A. Mechanics* Building, Oongress St.— Elde G. K. Kimoall, will preach Sunday at 3. p. m. Social meeting at 7 p. m. Preble Chapel, corner Preble and Cumberland ■treets. Sunday School at 2 p. m; preaching at 3 p. m. A Temperence meeting at 7*. Free to all. Free St. Baptist Church.—Preaching in the m ruing at 10* o’clock by the pastor, Rev. A. K. P. Small. Sabbath School at close of morning service. Communion service at 3 o’clock. Missionary Concert in the evening at 7. India St. Universalist Church.—Rev. Geo. W. Bicknell. pastor.—Pre? thingsei vice to-morrow at 10* A. M. Sunday School Concert at 7 P. M. Allen Mission Chapel, Locust Street.—Rev. D. H. Hannahurgk, of Pine street, will preach in the evenirS at 7*. Superior Court. APRIL TERM, SYMONDS. J., PRESIDING. Friday.—Simeon McDonald vs. Michael Lynch. Assumpsit on an account annexed amouming to $105.50. The larger part of the items, both in num ber and amount were properly tbe subject of an ac tion of trespass—for Instance, one item was for en tering my bouse, using abusive language and making a disturbance, $50. Verdict for the defendant. E. S. Brown for plff. Ingraham for deft. John Atkinson and wife vs. John Malcy. Assump sit on an account annexed for money lent and ser vices of the wife in defendant’s family, amounting to about $90. Defence, that account was trumped up to offset an account Maley has against Atkinson and his wife for board; that the services never were’ per formed nor the money lent. Jury out when Court adjourned. E. S. Brown for plff. A. W. Bradbury for deft. Municipal Court. BEFORE JUDGE MORRIS. Friday*.—The Municipal Court room was crowd ed all day to-day with persons anxious to hear the trial of Nelson Leighton, his wife and Martin Con ljy, on the charge of resisting an officer while mak ju [ an arrest and facilitating the escape of the pris. oner. At nine o’clock the accused parties put In an appearance, accompanied by their counsel, M. P, Frank, esq. Leighton, with his iron gray hair and moustache, locked like a grenadier of the Old Guard and but for tbe Allying devil in bis eyes would be» considered a good looking man. Annie, his wife, looked decidedly bright, and brilliantly defiant with her good clothes on,-said clothes consisting of a handsome green silk, a black velvet sacqne, a decid edly stylish hat, and any quantity of trimmiugs. Time seemed to drag heavy on Annie’s handB, and she frequently consulted a handsome gold watch which she wore at her belt. Conley looked like the broth of a bov that he is. Tlie testimony of the officers was substantially tbe same as that already given in the newspapers. The testimony of tbe defence consisted iu a general de nial of the material alleg itions made by the prose cution. Leighton asserted that it was a rule of his, and indeed an object very dear to bis heart, to assist policemen whenever they fell into trouble: then he looked ahour. and smiled benevolently upon the mem bers of the Force that were present in the Court room. The arguments for the defence and for the prose cution were both very fine. Indeed, the attorney for the defence waxed particularly eloquent, exclaiming, “You may call the accused a hard man; you may say that he kept a hard place; but no man ever yet ac cused Nelson Leighton of telling a lie!” Judge Morris considered the case aud bound over each of the respondents in the sum of SSOO for ap pearance at the May term of the Superior Court. Leighton and his wife furnished bail, and Conley waB committed. Brief Joltings There is but one patient at the Greely Hos pital who is confined to the bed. The five oth ers are convalescent. We learn from Dr. Lamb, that Mr. John Foley of this city, who waS completely pros trated by a severe shock of paralysis, a few week ago, has entirely recovered his health and is now a>. work again in Messrs. Hall & Nor ris shoj factory. The Lewiston officer arrived in town yester day, and took away tbe man Flood, to meet a banaidlycbar*, p-re*ern*1 bim by* 8trl named Murphy. - - In justice to tlie residents of Washington * street it should be said that the matrimonial - infelicity which culminated in blows, recorded 3 in our Thursdays issue, took place on Cumber _ land street, and Washington street had neither part nor parcel therein. i- Now's the time and now’s the hour to get out ‘ your Sebago hose for washing the sidewalks, f The axle of a cart loaded with coal broke down in front of the United States Hotel yes*, terday afternoon, and scattered the “black diamonds” in every direction. The International Bailway Guido for April is at band, published by C. B. Chisholm & Brothers. Mrs. Maybury’s wallet was fonnd by a lady who returned it promptly and declined any re ward. Everybody will be glad to know that Mrs. Maybury lias escaped this, to her, very se rious loss. Yesterday showed what April can do when she is in a melting mood. The snow, which bad hitherto refused all invitations to move, yielded to her persuasive ways, and van ished rapidly. Bev. Dr. Hill enters upon his pastorate at the First Parish to-morrow. The field and staff officers of the first regi ment Maine Volunteer Infantry will he elected at Augusta next week. SHOO have been collected towards erecting a monument to the late Father De Bose. The monumeut will be erected in the Cathedral. A new vane adorns the Nova Scotia Steam ship warehouse on Galt’s wharf. The Bossini Club will give a concert in aid of the Maine Hospital Fair. At a meeting of Bosworth Post, G. A. B., held last evening, the subject of a fitting ob servance of Memorial Day was taken up, and the preliminary arrangements were made. There is a report current to the effect that Francis Chase, Esq., Superintendantof the P. S. & P. B. E., will resign his position in a few weeks. There will be a Temperance Meeting at Preble Chapel Sunday evening at 7J o’clock. All are invited. Three seizures were made by the county dep uties yesterday. The India Street Universalist Society will give an entertainment soon. Maine General Hospital Fair. There will be a meeting of the Ladies’ Gene ral Committee on Maine General Hospital Fair at the hall of the Bossini Club, City Building, on Saturday, April 5th, at 3 p. m. Every mem ber is earnestly desired to attend, as this will be the last general meeting for the present. NAMES OF GENERAL COMMITTEE. Mrs George Barstow, Mrs James B Feraald, Mrs J B Matthews, MrB J J Gilbert, Miss Anna Evana. Mrs Geo H Cushman. MrB E T Elden, Mrs F A Smith, Mrs A K Shurtleft, Mrs Wm G Davis, Mrs Hanson Hart, Mrs Wm Davis, Mrs Lewis B Smith, Mrs Alford Dyer, Mrs Samuel Hoife, Mrs B A Perkins, M rs Geo F Talbot, M rs L O Short, Mrs G W Bickneli, Miss Minnie B Howe, Mrs J Mountfort, Miss L J Hutchinson, Mrs S B Lurkin, Mrs Edw Cliamherlain, Mrs Wm Allen, Mrs Horatio Jose, Mrs Willard Woodbury, Mrs Henry P Merrill, Mrs Geo W Beal, Mrs Samuel Mrs Edw Hall, Mrs W W Thomas, Mrs G E B Jackson, Mrs James McDowell, Mrs C E Cross, Mrs|Steplien Berry, Mrs Geo F Sliepley, Mrs H Kotzschmar, Mrs L T Brown, Mrs James Connor, Mrs Chas Holden, Mrs L D Sheplev, Mrs Wm Deering, MrsH Talbot, Mrs M J Nichols, Mrs R Donovan, Mrs Eliphalet Clark, Mrs W Dyer, Mrs Chas A Lord, Mrs Edm nnd Pliinney. Mrs D b Ricker, Mrs Albion Little, Miss Imogene Marr, Mrs Edw Fox, Miss Alice S Fairfield, Mrs Jas D Fessenden, Mrs Newell A Foster, Mrs Frank Allen, Mrs H F Furbish, Mrs W F Phillips, Mrs Chas F Libby, Miss Marcia Woodbury,! Miss Sophia Richards, Miss Lizzie Carter. Mrs T B Frothingbani, Mrs Wn- G Twomblv, Mrs Alex Longfellow, Mrs W F Bailey, Mis Gilman Daveis, Mrs J W Waterhouse, Mrs Geo F French, Mrs Joseph Thompson. Mrs W T Phelan, Mrs Mattieson, Mrs I PFarrington, Mrs T S Jack, Mrs Robert I Hull, Mrs A F, Webb, Mrs F B Telford, Miss Margie Maxwell, Mrs Wm Ruby, Miss Carrie Lyman, Mrs Tims GLoring, Mrs J E Prindle, Mrs H P Bacon, Mrs Wm Boyd, Mrs P McGiinchy, Mrs Saiu’I Anderson, Mrs Jas McGiinchy, Mrs Clias W Barrett, Miss Lizzie Cummings, Mrs Edwin Marrett Mi- Geo Chadwick, Mrs R Shackford, MrB James Marrett, Mrs C W Goddard, Mrs Geo H Knight, Mrs M L Stevens, Miss Rachael Symonds, Mrs Geo Deering, Mrs Geo H Starr, Mrs N F Deering, Mrs T J Scannell, MrB PAS Dearborn, Mrs John Rand, Mrs Edw Gould, Mrs DOC O'Donohue, Mrs M Brannegan, Mrs Edw Rand, Mrs Natli’l Deering, Mrs Chas Fayson, Mrs J L Farmer, M rs Anna T Jones, Mrs G F Noyes, Mrs Wm C Bradley, Mies Louise Tit omb, Mrs H N Wetlieibee, Miss J Mi Lellan, Mrs W H Dennett, Miss Minnie Fitch, Mrs Dan’l Fessenden, Miss Currier, Mrs Geo Hopkins. 1HK HAYDNS AND St. Peter.—The Hay dns are about to undertake a somewhat am bitions enterprise which they will undoubtedly carry through in the creditable style customary to them and in which they should have th° hearty and earnest support of our citizens gen erally. They propose to present to the public Mr. J. K. Paine’s oratorio “St. Peter.” This in the first oratorio composed by an American, and the Haydns will give its first presenta tion. These facts of themselves would attract attention to the undertaking, but when to these the fact is added that Mr. Paine was a Port laud boy and a pupil of our own Kotzschmar, there is abundaut cause for lively interest in this musical eveut. The Haydns will spare neither labor nor expense to make the affair successful and deserve the cordial co-operation of all who have either love of music or local pride. We shall next week publish some of the criticisms of Mr. Paine's work from the musical journals. Pushing on the Good Work.—The Exec utive Committee asknowledge the following articles; as having been presented to the Maine General Hospital Fair: The Westbrook Manufacturing Co., through Rufus E. Wood, Treasurer, one bale oi sheet ing; Walter Corey & Co., valuable rest chair, modern improvement: H. H. McDuffee, ladies’ gold hunting watch, chased work, 18 carats; E. H. Dunn, single harness of superior workman ship; J. & J, B. Jordan, single harness of su perior workmanship;rad Evans, a valuable drawing-room table; J. L. Brackett, a fine traveling trunk; Wheeler & Wilson, through J. L. Hayden, General Agent for Maine, a valua ble sewing machine; Dr. Gilman Davies, an elegant sporing gun, highly finished, together with apparatus, cost in England $250; Augus tus Gilman, U. 8. Navy, Japanese sword, sti letto and sash, sword of exquisite workmanship, scabbard mounted with gold and bronze; D. W. Clark, iee for all purposes connected with and during the Fair. I. O. O. F.—The Independent Order of Odd Fellows in this city contemplate celebrating the fifty-fourth anniversary of the order, which occurs April 26tb, in the following manner. The Encampments with the several lodges in full uniform accompanied by the Portland Band will parade the streets early in the afternoon and then the procession will march to City Hall and listen to a lecture by P. G. Sire Win. Ellison. In the evening there will be a grand promenade concsrt in City Hall in which all Odd Fellows and their ladies are expected to participate. Railroad Accident.—The locomotive at tached to a freight train on the P. 8. & P., leaped the track about one mile west of E'.iot early yesterday morning. The rails were torn up for some lengths, and almost a half dozen cars damaged. The accident occurred in a cut, so it was found uecessary to put the locomotive and cars upon the track, before a passage could be made for the other trains. Consequently the succeeding trains from Boston were delayed soin" four hours. No man on the train was in fured. _ Accident.—A man named Aaron Wilkin son, met with a severe accident Wednesday af ternoon, while engaged as a switchman in the the yard of the P. S. & P., at Turner’s Island. As he was attempting to block some slow mov ing freight cars with a stake, the stake flew up and struck him in the stomach and tenrnle. .e bas been vomiting blood at intervals ever since, and it is feared that the injury may prove fatal. They’e Goi to Come.-So says Harry Blood good, and so say the members of bis minstrel burlesque troupe, who will open a three nights' engagement in this city, which begins this eve ning. The very general satisfaction which this company gave when last here is a warrant that this trip will he a highly successful and satisfactory one. They promise us many nov elties this evening. Floral Committee.—The Executive Com mittee on the Maine General Hospital Fair have appointed the following ladies and gentle men as a floral committee: T. C. Hersey, Esq., Wm. R. Wood, Esq., 'John A. Emery, Esq., Mrs. S. E. Bragdon, Mrs, Philip H. Brown, Mrs. M. W. Osgood. Sons of Tkmpebance.—Mrs. Green having declined the post of Worthy Patriarch of Port land Division No. 95, Sons of Temperance, to which she had been elected, Mr. Loriug Lom bard was last evening elected to the place and, w'ith the other officers elected, was duly in stalled. _ Tempebance Meeting.—Rev. G. W. Bick nell of India Street Church will deliver a tem perance address, at the Allen Mission Chapel next Monday evening. The services will com mence at 7.45 The public are cordially invit ed. v >—• ’ -- SURVIVORS OF THE ATLANTIC. Arrival of the Falmouth. Statements ol Officers, Passengers and Crew. New Developments. Expeetation was on tiptoe last niglit,regarding the arrival of the Falmouth from Halifax, with the survivors of the Atlantic wreck on hoard. As early as eleven o’clock small knots of news paper men were gathered at Bailroad Wharf with note books and pencils in hand, eagerly awaiting her arrival. There were present re porters from the New York Herald, World and Times, the Boston Advertiser, Traveller and Transcript. During the long hours of waiting, they amused themselves by sending imagina tive and conjectural despatches to their respect ive papers. Some ran out to the Maine Central Station when the Eastern Pullman arrived, in hopes that some of the cabin passengers might be on | board. At 1.30 this morning the whistle of the Falmouth sounded, and at 1.40 she touched the wharf. There was a rush immediately to the gaDg-way but the officers of the boat warned them back. Very soon the passengers filed off the boat. It was a pitiful sight to see the poor fellows as they stepped shudderingly upon the plank, their faces wearing a look of inexpressible horror as they glanced shudding Iy down into the water. They were dressed in all sorts of garments, some of which looked like a patchwork combination of all countries under the sun. The general appearance of the steerage pas sengeis was much above the average, and they were a cleanly, temperate looking set of men. Indeed many of them are mechanics in the States, who have been over to Europe after rel atives and friends. Some started on their re turn trip with their families, and lost them on that fearful night off the rock-hound north eastern coast. Their joy at touching land was childish even Some of them fell down and kissed the ground, while others swung their hats and hurrahed. The steerage passengers, each of whom was furnished with a loaf of bread and a large piece of meat by the officers of the Falmouth, were hurried on the special traiu of nine cars which was to take them to Boston. Meantime the reporters jumped on board the steamer to interview the officers and cabin passengers. One Press reporter secured the following statistics, while others obtained the statements from passengers which are pub lished below: CABIN PASSENGERS William Boberts, Detroit; Thomas Dunn, S. Camacho, S. W. Vick, B. B. Bichmond, De troit; H. Hirzel, J. Brown. STEERAGE PASSENGERS. 41 Germans; 191 English andlrish;72 Swedes and Norwegians. The shipwrecked passengers expressed them selves as being very grateful to the officers of the Falmouth for the great kindness showed them during the trip. The thauks of the pub lic journals arc also due to Capt. Colby, purser Hackley and other officers, for the facilities furnished to reporters. We of the Press, are indebted to Mr. John Brewer, Jr., of our Cus tom House, who came from Halifax in the Fal mouth, for much valuable assistance and in formation. The special train for Boston left at 2.20. At Boston Faneuil Hall will be thrown open to the sufferers, and ample provisions be made for their comfort. Similar provision will be made at New York. Some of the passengers still re main in the hospitals at Halifax, being so bad ly injured and frost-bitten as not to he able to be moved. Many of those who came thro’ this morning were frost-bitten and injured, but still persisted in coming thro’. The man, whoso feet were frozen, had to be carried from the boat to the cars on the shoulders of the Fal mouth men. We append statements of passengers which we have collected: EXPERIENCE OF S. W. VICK. S. W. Vick of Wilmington, N. C., said he WQO An tllR v! rrrrl n rr o Iiaii r nirrlif hnnva iirn a awakened by the shock. The ship struck at about three o'clock a. m. At least three huud red perished within five minutes after she struck th1 second time. The officers were cool and competent, and behaved admirably in this trying emergency. The crew acted with great inhumanity and tried to save no one but them selves. After the crew got ashore they begun wrecking anu stealing. I was assisted into the rigging by a gentle man just as a heavy sea swept over the deck taking all that were left there. Among those swept away at this time was Mrs. Davidson and daughter of London, going to San Fran cisco to live with a brother. They were lost in about ten minutes after she struck. Mr. Brin ley of England was also lost. I had on only a shirt, pants and stockings—was nearly frozen. Couldn’t have stood it more than half an hour longer. The weather was extremely cold and a great many died on the rigging and deck from the cold, after suffering hours. The sights were most heart-rending. Strong men fell on the deck and died. I went ashore in the boat entirely exhausted—remained on the shore from 11 a. m., until tbe middle of tbe next day. The islanders were very kind, and furnished shelter, food and clothing, so far as they were able. The whole disaster was very sudden. The ship struck twice and immediate ly turned over. There was a heavy sea, which drenched everybody in the rigging, except in tbe highest parts. There were not many lost after daybreak. Vick has sustained some in ternal injury. SIMON CAMACHO. The story told by Simon Camacho, one of the cabin passengers, was most pitiable. He is an Italian by birth, but is a naturalized citizen of the United States, having been a resident of New York for twenty years. Two years ago, h left his wife and children, and went to Venez uela, South America, and was on his way home when the ship struck. He was in his state room and did not realize tbe cause of the shock until some one cried “the ship has struck a rock!” He seized some of his clothes and his money, and rushed on deck. The vessel was careening rapidly, and he made for tbe rigging; but he did not stay there long, the position was so dangerous, both on account of the rushing waves and the fiendish conduct of a part of the crew. He got down to the deck again, and se cured a hold on the side of the ship, where for seven long hours he hung until at last he was rescued. The waves were continually beating against him, and both feet were frozen. He fears that one of them will have to be amputa ted. He acknowledges the best of attention siuce his rescue, and his only desire is to reach his family as soon as possible. WILLIAM ROBERTS. Second Purser declares that tbe credit of tak ing the rope ashore from the Atlantic, which was a most perilous deed, is entirely due to Quartermasters Speekman and Owens, and that Officer Brady is uot entitled to any part of the great praise that he devided among these two gallent seamen after reserving a good por tion for himself. Mr. Vick corroborates this statement. STATEMENT OF JOHN TAYLOR. John Taylor, one of the steerage passengers, said: “I am an Irishman. Last winter, Wil liam M’Kee. an old mate of mine, came over to Ireland and wanted me to go back to the States with him. He had been in York State five years. Tarrytowu was the name of the place. So we took passage on the Atlantic. When she struck on the rock, me and my mate were in the bunk. I beard a dragging, grating sound, and thought she had let down her an chors. I got up and got my clothes on. Then there came an awful crash. Me and my male rushed on deck. Men were crowding for the rails, and were tramping each other down. My mate was pushed off and drowned. Pretty soon a sailor swam to the land and g-H a small rope. I clung to the rigging until a relief boat came. There were many others in the rigging w ose hands got frozen, an(j wjj0 dropped off o t ie water. Some of them screamed and 8™re- °t,lers kind of moaned like. , 1 k ? U Was brouRbt on deck by her hus band, but she ten dead with fright and cold al most as soon as she struck the deck. Crowds °off r £ hu; re vszzsir* zr anything. When I reached the ehmeTfifun zizzTcoZ zursr. r to get into Halifax because the coal was tne<! gone. They had begun to use the ballast. m°S WILLIAM W. HAYMAN’s STATEMENT I am au Englishman. Have lived for six years in Milwaukee. Went to England on a visit last winter, and came back to the States by the-Atlantic. When she struck I heard a sort‘of dragging sound. Was knocked part way out of my bunk. Got up and was dress ing when I heard a terrible crash. Tried to g ‘i on deck, but was knocked back by one of the crew, who nearly knocked my brains out. Got a hammer out of my sack and stove out glass in the porthole. Ju9t as I was getting out some one said, “let’s take the boy out first.” A little boy, the only child saved, was then put out. I followed. The man who slept next to me got out, and was swept away by the sea. I clung t&ere two hours. Others fell off. It was enough to make a man swoon to see them drop into the water. I was nearly froze when the boat came. I only saved the clothes I bad on. The people on shore treated me very kind ly. A great many meu were swept off and drowned in less than five minutes after the ves sel struck. The captain was asleep in his room when she struck. The watch were asleep too. The women were fastened into the steerage by the crew, so they wouldu’t be in the way. A COOL HAN. Mr B B. Richmond of Detroit, seems to be a very remarkable man. He seems perfectly ealm and unimpassioned, aud speaks of the events of that cruel night as he would of any conmiouplaee incidwut of history. He was awakened by the dull tliud of the vessel as she struck; says he got right up without waiting to be called. Went on deck, and finding things so exceedingly uncomfortable and damp, he stepped into an available spot in the rigging aud remained there eight hours, and saw the show for nothing and it never cost him a cent. He says he did not lose a single wife or child or relative during the whole disturbance. WHAT HEXBY HIBZIL SAYS. I am a native of Switzerland, am 20 years old; am going to New Jersey where I have friends. On the night of the disaster turned into uxy berth in the cabin as usual. The first I knew of the catastrophe was the officers fir ing rockets. I leaped from my birth to the deck, where everything was in coufnssion. The officers did their best to lower the boats, but hefora they could be launched, the ship turned over when Capt. Williams gave orders for every man to take care of themselves. I rushed for the rigging where I remained niue hours, until 1 was rescued by the fishermen. It was fearfully cold, and many women who had climbed to the rigging were so benumbed that they actually fell from the rigging into the sea and were swallowed up by the hungry waves. The most heart rending scene of all was that of a lady who hung by my side and was ac tually frozen to death. The lady’s fingers with which she grasped the cordage, aud which were frozen to it, was covered with costly rings. At the time of my rescue I could not have held fifteen minutes longer, Several times I was ready to give up, but thoughts of home encouraged me to hold out uutil rescued. This gentleman, in con won with others, is very warm in his grateful expressions to the Pros pect islanders. A!f INCIDBXT. Among the conspicuous examples of pres ence of mind was the case of Simon Gamachs who, when he found that the vessel must sink, ran back to his room, took his purse and jewels and went joyfully aloft. The ruling passion was strongest with the Jew, even in the midst of the dangers of that cruel night. The steerage passengers evidently belong to the better class or emigrants, but they are at bast, a sad, stricken, soulless looking set of men who seem to have left their hopes and the best part of their lives that cruel night, on the fated ship in the devowering waves. Oit account of the late hour at which the Falmouth, bringing the survivors of the ill-fat ed Atlantic, arrived this morning, we are oblig ed to gw to press very late. We trust our pat rons vJll excuse the delay, in consideration of the inffirest and importance of the news which we furnish. Frycbnrg Despite the bad traveling, a good audience turned out to hear W W. Thomas, Jr.’slecture upon “A ramble in Norway.” His lecture so admirably interwoven with “historic facts and story” giving a gorgeous description of that country whose chief characteristics are snow capped mountains, lofty peaks, deep ravines leaping cascades, was a real treat and one which was truly appreciated by his attentive hearers. The hour spent with Thomas Thurs day evening iD his “ramble through Norway” so interesting and instructive,will long be remem bered by his friends at Fryeburg. S. TnE Portland Shirt is well liked. 1II8CKLLANEOII8 NOTICES. New England Mutual Life Iasurance C*. “Let another man praise thee and not thine own mouth.—Solomon. Very recently, a gentleman of our city who has large insurauce on his life, and who pro poses to take more, having had the features of one of the large companies presented to him as possessing special merits and claims, wroto to the President of the company in which he had most of his insurance, and which is oue of the oldest and largest companies in the couutry, asking his opinion of that company whose nier its had been so urgently pressed upon him; to which he received the following reply: My Dear Sir:—If you wish for additional in surance, we will add to your $10,000 Policy $5,000 more. If you do not wish to take it in our company, 1 would recommend to you the New England Mutual Life of Boston.” No referenee or allusion was made to the Company concerning which the inquiry was made and for which the letter was written. This simple incident, which came to my knowledge accidentally, I cite as sufficient commendation of the merits of the New Eng land, without auy flourish of trumpets or fig ures or self-laudations. James M. Palmer, General Agent of “The New England Mu tual Life of Boston,” 74 Middle Street, Port land, Me. F. O. Bailey & Co. sell te-day at 10 a. in. and 3 p. m., the stock of sporting and fancy goods in store No. 51 Exchange street. This will he a flue opportunity to obtain useful and ornamental articles. To-night you will meet scores of men going home with a supply of those fine oysters which are always to be bought at Timmons & Hawes, Market Square, a fresh invoice of which have just been received, Loring’s Vegetable Specific for Consti pation aud Dyspepsia, ha3 performed some truly wonderful cures in this city. It is with out doubt the best known remedy for those distressing complaints. Trade supplied by Phillips & Co., Perkins & Co., and Whipple Bros. Dr. O. Fitzgerald, the wonderful clairvoy ant physician and surgeon, will visit Portland again, Friday and Saturday, April 4th and 5th, at the Preble House, remaing two oays only. Don’t fail to see him, his cures are truly won derful. _ aprltf Job Printing.—Every description of Jos Printing executed promptly, and at the lowee. prices, at the Daily Press Printing House, ir Exchange St. Wm. M. Marks. Advertisers naturally seek the means for reaching the largest number of readers, and those of the best quality. The Daily Press fills the bill in both particulars better than any other daily journal in Maine. Steel Knives and every description of Table Ware Plated, or Replated in the very best man ner at short notice and at a reasonable price, at Atwood’s New Rooms, 27 Market Square. feb25-eodtf lll.XIK TELEGKAJIS. There was a fire Thursday night at Jackson ville,Oregon,and property to the value of 850,00c was destroyed. No insurance. A decision by Judge McKeon in Utah that there is no officer in the territory who can legally impanel a jury, causes great excite ment. Three post offices have already been estab lished on the territory awarded to the Uuited States by the San Juan tribunal, Discoveries of extensive deposits of borax ic Colorado desert are reported. Ge.i. John W. Wooley, formerly Governor oi the National Military Asylum at Milwaukee, died Friday. * The case of Leander Orient against Laura D. Fair, to recover 88000 for professional services in defending Mrs. Fair on her trial for the mur der of Col. Crittenden, was tried at San Fran cisco Thursday but the verdict is not yet render ed. A bill to remove the 'apital to Wheeliug wa< tabled in the West Virginia Legislatnro Thurs day. Prince Charles of Roumania has assured the Sublime Porte of Turkey that he will not ap point a diplomatic agent at Washington. The Parliament of New South Wales has voted 8200,000 to aid emigration to that colony, Rev. J. Erskine Edwards, great graudson of President Edwards, died at Longwood, Mass. Thursday, of paralysis of the brain. The dei ceased was a gradnate of Yale College in 1828. Isaac W. Milliker, president of the Ameri can Watch Company, died at Waltham Thurs day. .c .. Friday, Herr Darius who has charge of s cage of lions at Woahtagtoo was severely bit teohyoae. - BY TEIEGRAPH. MASSACHUSETTS. Acquitted. SPRixoFrELD, April 4.—In the police court this al ternoon, the trial otE. A. Hall on charge of setting four fires in this city was concluded and Mr. Hall acquited. NEW YORK. Atiampt to Break Jail. New York, April 4.—Four prisoners in jail in Brooklyn, awai ing trial on charges of for gery and check raising, were detected yesterday in attempting to make their escape. A keeper heard the sound of hammering in the cell oc cupied by the prisoners, and on an investiga tion it was found that'they had loosened the stones of the prison walls by means of chisels, jackscrews and hammers. A confederate was subsequently seen outside with ropes and hooks but got off. The Bank of Eaglnnd Forger*. A writ of habeas corpus was granted to-day, returnable ou Monday next, iu favor of Mc Douald, the alleged Bank of England forger, ou the ground that conspiracy to defraud is not covered by the extradition treaty. It is stated that several other packages of notes sent here to the care of Jay Cooke and others by Bidwell, have been seized. A Hard Casr. Mary Thomas, aged nineteen, who left her husband because of his abuse, died yesterday in Bellevue Hospital, where she was sent the

day before from the police station, where she had given birth to a child. After leaving her husband she found work and entered a girls’ boarding house in St. Mark’s Place, but the matron obliged her to leave, learning that she was near confinement. The Murderer Nixon. The condemned murderer Nixon is complete ly broken down, and the prison officers say from present indications that if he does not die of fright he will have to he carried to the gal lows. Last night he was found utterly uncon scious. His wife was refused permission to see him. Hare About Nixon. The prisoner Nixon remains completely pros trated in his cell in the tombs, and is only kept up by stimulents. He neither eats nor sleeps, hut lies on the bed weeping bitterly constantly, and seems deaf to all the consolations offered by his friends. His wife was with him this afternoon and the scene in the ceil was the most painful that can be imagined. Unless some change takes place it is belived he cannot live until the time fixed for his execution. The Atlantic’s Crew. It is reported that the officers of one of the Liverpool steamers lately arrived, severely con demn the crew shipped from Liverpool. Most of the men are said to come from the work house, and only a fifth of those shipped as able bodied seamen know the difference between the bow and stern of the ship. The officers had to do the greater part of the ship's work, and they will refuse to go to sea again with same crew. Harbor Improvement. At the session of the Board of U. S. Engi neers in this city to-day, a new line of pier heads was drawn from Fulton Ferry to the At lantic docks on the Brooklyn side, winch, if adopted, alio >s the extension of several piers. The docks will be inspected and proposals for the extension of piers on both the New York and Brooklyn shores be considered. The Recent I,ork-up in Honey. It may he remarked that while the gradual lock-up of money was lieing perfected,the same clique (according to public rumor) were exten sively; engaged in gold speculation sending the premium up to 18. A reporter called unon several prominent cap talists and Wall street men, to gain infor mation in regard to the lock-up scheme. The Hon. Bichard Schell said: “It is my in tention to commence suits against these men as soon as possible for conspiracy to defraud, aud I shall claim heavy damages. At the same time I shall invite every man who has lost ’hreugh their manipulations to co-operate with me, and then we’ll leave it to a jury of twelve men whether these people have not been guilty of a conspiracy.” Beporter—You were interested in a case simi lar to this some two years ago, were you not, Mr. Schell? Mr. Schell—Yes, and procured the indict ment of several of the usurers; but to coutinue, New York has been swindled by these men out of at least $20,000,000. Her commerce has been paralyzed and her bu.iiness stagnated. Beporter—Will you give me the names of the conspirators, Mr. Schell? Mr. Schell—No, sir, I cannot do that; yet I think I know every one of them; but T wil not make any charge or mention any names until I have the men in court. I think a con test with them will destroy them. I shall claim heavy damages at the outset, and as others come into the suit we shall roll up dam ages to such an extent that if we gain the suit it will take all their property to satisfy the judgments. Various Hatters. On the complaint of Georgiaua Alden yes tarrlow flint, liol* tinuhan.l iroj nKnnt to Ionro tlm State, an order of arrest was granted, but the affair was settled by his paying her $50,000 in cash. Ten thousand dollars’ worth of silks and laces were found smuggled in passenger’s trunks on the steamship Algeria yesterday, by the customs officers. J. G. Mortimer was arrested here as he was about sailing for Europe, and held on the charge of swindling insurance companies in Canada. It is stated that several prominent men pro pose taking legal steps agninst speculators in Wall street, on the ground that they have vio lated the usury laws. The bill to regulate the quality of gass, and providing inspectors of gas, passed the Assem bly at Albany to-day almost unanimously. The trial of Bleak ley, for the murder of Maud Merrill, his neice, takes place here next week. The Goodrich murder inqutst will be resumed this evening. Gen. Burnside, Peter Cooper, Gov. Jewell of Conn., and a large number of other distin guished citizens, called on the President this morning. He leaves for Washington to-morrow evening. The Hudson Ice Frcshcl. Albany, April 4 —The flood in the river has fallen a few inches to-day. The ice remains stationary. The tracks of the Reussaller & Saratoga railroad just above the city are inun dated, delaying the trains. WASHINGTON. The Payment of Coupons and Interest of Registered Stock. Washington, April 4.—The Secretary of the Treasury is authorized to pay, and often does pay, coupons and interest on registered stock in advance of maturity, when the term of pay ment is only a few days in advance. The whole amount is paid without a rebate, but for long periods of time a proportionate rebate has been made. No interest is subject to rebate which is not properly applied for before maturity. Previous public notice is always given in each case of the intention of the government to make advance payments at any designated time. There is a standing order of the Treasury De partment that coupons be paid on presentation sixty days before maturity, upon a rebate of in terest at the rate of six per cent, per annum in gold. Indian Hatters. The interior department was to-day officially advised by telegraph of the murder of a sur veyor bv a party of 40 or 50 Indians calling themselves Cheyennes, while in camp twenty miles east of Camp Supply. One man was wounded and the camp destroyed. On the 19th of March four surveyors of an other carty were murdered fifty miles further north where the Cimaron river crosses the Kan sas boundary. Robert Martin, a messenger has been missing since March 7th. Surveyor Barrett who sen s the telegram asks: “Will the government protect us.” Mr. Kisbo, agent for the Indians at White stone agency reports under date of 3d inst., from Fori Laramie that D. R. Rogers, U. S. mail carrier was killed by Indians on the 31st ult., while carrying tne mail from said ageucy to Laramie. Treasury Balances. Currency $2,033,288; special deposits of legal tenders for redemption certificates of depi 3it $24,035,000; coin $08,8159,897. including $231, 293,500 in coin certificates; legal tenders out standing $358,350,514. The Treasury Policy. Secretary Richardson will carry out his pro gramme for the sale of gold and purchase of bonds, regardless of the Wall street brokers, and he is prepared to meet any energy that may arise to require prompt measures to pro tect the public credit. Protest From Red Hen. Wm. Ross and other Cherokee chiefs, have sent a memorial here against establishing a ter ritorial government in the reservation occupied by the Cherokees aim creeks, unaer solemn treaty obligations. They claim to have attained a creditable degree of civilization, and they as sert that the whole measure is a movement to break down their governments and destroy their organization as a people, so that their property and lands may be seized by railroad companies and land speculators. The Naval Academy Cadet Midshipmen who are nominated in time can appear at the Navy Academy for ex amination between the 5th and 15th of June. Those who pre not will be examined between 20th and 30th of September. Candidates must have a good moral character, possess good health and pass a fair exrmination, and must be between the ages of fourteen and eighteen. The Civil Service. The Treasury clerks have started for various parts of the couLtry to apply the rules of the in the Custom Houses and Treasu ry offices. Scientific Alcohol. Regulations were issued to-day from the Treasury department for the withdrawal of alconoljrom bond for scientificpurposes. Not Abandoned. The best evidence that the civil service sys tem is not to be abandoned i3 found in the fact that two members of the advisory board for the Treasury department start for the southern cities tc-night to examine the condition jf tne custom houses, including all branches or tne service in the customs districts and make tne necessary preparations to carry the provisions of the civil service rules into effect. One object of this visit is aiso to determine from swJtual ob servation of affairs in each district ^etjjer cer tain proposed modifications of the regulations will not increase the efficiency It is fully expected that the president will soon nominate successors to those w*#> havy tmgur ed from the ousumiaatop THE ATLANTIC. The Bodies of the Hierrnsr p„ to be Buried at Halifax."I,eu*<*r* Halifax, April 4.—The bodies of j„im H Price, of New York, H. S Hewitt of New York Mr. Merritt of New York, Albert Sumner, son of Increase Sumner, of Massachusetts, and sec ond officer Metcalf, have been recovered and are now in boxes awaiting metalic coffins. As soon as the divers can get at work, it is hoped to recover the bodies of the remainder of the cabin passengers. The bodies of the steerage paf sen gers and of the crew are provided for. Tbe^r will receive burial here. The body of Mrs. C. M. Fisher has not yet been fouud. The Nupplfjof Coal on the Atlantic. It is now stated that a false report of the amount of coal on board the Atlantic, must have been made to her cap a:n. One Hundred and Sixty-Five Bodies Recovered. n^A8i?ai?.er *ias 3ust arrived from the wreck of t le AtianUc. The ship is still almost intact. a f,pJ* l)af*kages of the cargo have come asnoie. The swell continues so heavy that the ivers cannot work. If the weather continues j fine, moat ot the cargo can be saved. One hun dred and sixty-five ,s the exact number of bod ies found up to this morning. The work of bury ing them has commenced. A gan<* of men will bo sent down this afternoon, to help the fishermen in that work. F More Bodies Found. Oapt. Williams and assistants searched the islands around the wreck thoroughly last night and picked up many bodies that had washed ashore. Those reported this morning, have been dresseJ and placed in metalic coffins, and await the arrival of friends and relatives to take them in charge. As it was thought that the bodies would hardlv remain in a condition to he examined, the coffins have been sealed and made tight. Another trip will be made to the wreck to-morrow. The stewards and men ac quainted with the passengers have been left in charge of the wreck to take charge of the bod ies as they are washed ashore, ft is now pro posed to bring all bodies to this city, and bury them together in the public cemetery, and erect a monument over them. The city council, on application of the Provincial Government, re solved this afternoon, to place a lot in the cemc cry at the disposal of thefrends of the dead. Investigation. The Collector of Customs commences an in vestigation to-morrow. Morning—Many of the fishermen’s families at Prospect have expended all the provisions they had to feed the ship-wrecked passengers and crew, and are now in want themselves. The propriety of bringing the bodies to the city for burial was discussed in the legislature and city council to-day. The White Star Agent having reported that there was a difficulty in finding a burial place at Prospect, or men to perform the work, the government sent down an agent to ascertain thd facts, and if the bodies have not been buried, they will be likely to be brought to this city. Farther Criticism of the Construction of the Steamship. New York, April 4.—The Bulletin of to-day. iu discussing the causes and c'rcumstauces at tending the loss of the Atlantic, says that the most notable fact couuected with the construc tion of the vessel is that she should have careen ed over so soon striking the rocks. Had she been of ordinary breadth of beam, even though unusually long, she would have doubt less kept her balance and upr.ght position long enough for many more, possibly all the passen gers, to have safely landed. A short time since, the Oceanic, sitter ship to the Atlantic, was found to have astroug-‘list”tostarboard.aud the officer on deck, discerned to his surprise, that by merely changing from one side to the other 2500 pounds of freight, the vessel, though draw ing twenty-one feet of water, was given equally strong list in the opposite direction. A Careless Conductor. St. Louts, April 4.— It appears that the ac cident on the St. Louis and Southeastern Rail road, which occurred at French Village, yester day afternoon, was occasioned by the culpable carelessness of the conductor of the construc tion train. The passenger train was just about to take the side track, to let a freight train pass, when the construction train, which had been passed by the passenger train but a few min utes before, and the conductor must have known of its proximity, came thundering arouud a curve at high speed, aud plunged into the rear of the passenger coach. The conductor of the passegger train saw the construction train com ing,and cried out for the passengers to jump for their lives. Many did so, but the engine of the co'sttuction train had entered'he passen ger coach. The latter was immediately filled with steam, and a number of passengers were more or less scalded. Mrs. John B. Luck, (or Luke), while in the act of jumping from the train, was caught between the cars and crushed to death. Her husband, with their infant in his arms, succeeded in reaching the platform. A gentleman, suDposed to be James H. Watts a member of the Illinois Legislature,was caught between the platform of the rear car and the engine of a dirt train, and literally torn to pie ces. A daughter of Mrs. Griffin, received a jet stream full iu her face, and was horribly scalded about the head and upper part of the body, and her eyes were put out. It is thought that she cannot recover. Mrs. Stehbins of Milwaukee, was severely cut and bruised about the head several otner passeugers were more or less in jured. The engineer of the dirt train. Michael Planning, fled as soon as he saw the result of his carelessness. A Lively Scene in the New Jersey House— Representatives Indulge in n Free Fight. Trenton, April 4.—The remarks made by Mr. Carse in the House yesterday, calling Sco vil a perjured man and a scoundrel, culminated this morning in a fight in the lobby. Cole and John Hood had some warm words, when Sco vil came up and a a violent talk took place be tween Scovil and Cole. Cole passed the lie, and Scovil struck him a heavy blow and sent him reeling to the floor. The excitement grew intense. The Speaker directed the sergeant-at arms to close all the doors. Carse, hearing the noise outside, rushed from his seat to the lobby and mixed iD the fight. Scovil seized Carse and punished him' severely, knocking him down, and it is said he was kicked while down. Cole’s eyes were blacked. The Mayor, who happened to be present, induced Scovil to go out of the State House. The affair grew out of the opposition of Scovil to a bill in the House, which it was alleged affected the dispo sition of some property in Camden said to be in the courts, A Sold Senator. Some excitement was created to-day in con sequence of the arrest of one of the Senators. Immediately after the adjourment sine die, an officer walked up to C E. Shepard, Senator from Cuuilierland, and arrested him on a war rant issued on complaint of one Jos. ShafferJ one of the contractors of the National railway, charging the Senator with corruptly receiving $2,500 in consideration or his vote in the inter est of said National railway. It is stated that Shephard received the money, but did not vote as expected or as he had agreed upon. It is said he intended to return the money. The affidavits charge him with having takeu the money and keeping it. Shephard gave bail for his appearance before the Mercer county Court of Oyer and Terminer in May next to answer to the charge. Not a Visitation of Providence. St. Louis, April 3.—Coroner Ryau held an inquest upon bodies of three of the persons killed on the St. Louie & Southern R. R., and the jury after examining many of the employ ees of the train and several passengers and of ficers of the road, returned a verdict that Con ductor Michael Ward and engineer, John Fanning of the construction train, were gross ly aud culpably negligent in starting ahead of time, and running at too great a speed, They also censure the conductor of the passenger train for not flagging the construction train, aud the officers of the road for not informing the conductor of the freight train of the discon tinuance of certain trains thereby detaining his train which was the cause of the accident. Railroad Legislation in Arkansas. Little Rock, April 3.—A bill introduced in the House releasing railroads to which State aid was awarded from the payment of interest or principal of bonds, was passed this evening after a stormy session. The amouut of bonds already issued is $5,200,000. The amount to he issued is $0,200,000. The bill does not repeal the law in reference to the latter. It levies an additional tax of $3,000,000 United States mon ey to pay the interest on the bonds. The great est excitement has prevailed over this measure ever since its introduction. The Democrats announce that they unitedly advocate the re pudiation of the bonds. The Apaches. San Francisco, April!.—Private despatch es from Arizona state the Apaches are fully subdued by Gen. Crook’s policy. The paj mas ter and other officers travel with smaller escorts and there are no fears of trouble with the Indi ans on any of the lines of travel. The Mexican m a rauders however, are troublesome, and rob beries and murders are a daily occurrence. An ■ nnvlant AiiAaliAn Philadelphia, Pa., April 4.—In the case of Daniel Scull vs. Kensington National bank in which the jury iendered a verdict allowing $37, 000 for plaintiff for loss of bouds by the robbe ry of the bank in February. 1869. Judge Wil liams this morning set aside the verdict and ordered a new trial. METE OROLOG1CAL . PROBABILITIES FOR THE NEXT TWENTY'-FOUR HOURS. War Dep’t, Office Chief Signal) Officer, Washington, D. C., > April 5. (1 A. M. 1 * Probabilities-For Saturday in the Gulf States southerly winds, partially cloudy and clear weather with rising barometer; for the South Atlantic States aud Ohio Valley south westerly winds and partially cloudy weather; for the Middle aud Eastern States and lower likes northeasterly winds aud partially cloudy w-eather; for the upper lakes northerly winds and elou’dy weather. EOKE1GN . Collision on the Intercolonial Kailroad. Haeifax, April 4.—Last night a coal train from Fictuu ran off the track west of Truro. Soon afterwards the Intercolonial express train from St. John, N. B., came along, and there was a collision. Cameron, an engineer, and Blunt, baggage master were killed. No passen gers were h' rt. Among the passengers were the agents of the White Star Line, who were coming to Halifax to look after the Atlantic. M Louis Joseph Buffet was elected President of the French AssemWy yesOejdo*, pooeiviag 301 votes to 286 for M. AlortoL ^ MINOR TELEGRAMS. Henry Clews has obtained a verdict of 810, 000 against ex-Senator Pooieroy. The Pall Mall Gazette insists that much of ™ agitation in Ireland is a species of noisy display, and maintains that certain members iy p"[yarueut “>-• a‘ the disposal of the priest *• *■“£* and pr,:pos' ness °^e ls rec°vering from his recent ill financial andcommercial. Receipt. by Rail„Ml Grand Trcnk Raii-way-i-. ™ **»*»mboi,t«. fi»r Boston, 1 do hay, 2 do pitatoos 2* JWdS?» 12 do 2 do laths, 1 do headings, to utof^str a'QVT-Ro do for Halifax, 11 do for Allan Line. {’ Jdu0hb"ir?B,- *{ slabs, 67 do lumber. ' J “ark. t do Foreign Exporu. HAVANA. Brig Carrie E Plckering-eony box shooks, 285 hhd do, 411 prs headings, 6126 hoops. ST JOHN, NB. Steamer Glendon—250 cases boots and shoes, 10 tons feed, 5u0 gals liquors, 14.U0O lbs to bacco, 2500 do leather, 08 sewing machines, lot nur chandise. Schr J Iv Howard—690 bbls flour, 75 do corn meal 25 do oatmeal, 10 do seed, 1300 busb oats. MATANZAS. Brig Bride—1000 shooks and heat!? 97 empty casks, 45,000 hoops. Poreign Import*. CARDENAS. Brig Chief—435 hhds 80 boxes sugai to order. CIENFUEGOS. Brig George B Barrett—407 lihda 53 tes molasses to E Churchill & Co. HALIFAX. NS. Steamer Carlotta—5 crafes, 4 casks skins, 7 pkgs mdse to John Porteous. (Boston Stock ftjist. (Sales at the Broker's Board, April 4.] Boston & Maine Railroad.1194 do do .1194 Eastern Railroad. lOgj Eastern Railroad.. lot 4 New Vork stock anil floury market. New York. April. \~Morninn.—Money at 4 per cent. Gold 117}. Sterling Exchange 107 (3) 1074.— Stocks firm. State stocks dull and steady. New York. April 4—Eoenina.—London telegrams reporting a large outflow of specie from the Bank of Eu gland and a probable rise in the rate of discount had considerable influence here causing a rise in Gold and Exchange. Money easier but still tight. The bulk of business was at 3-16 @ } per diem, with clos ing loans at 1-16 @ 4. Currency is coming from the West quite rapidly. Sterling Exchange firm and in better demand at 1074 @ 107| for 60 days, and 108 @ 108} for sight. Gold .was active and higher under purchases by prominent bankers ranging from 117ft to 118§, closing at II84 @ 118}; loans at 7 per cent, to 1-16 per cent, per day. The clearings were $58,000 - 000. Treasury disbursements $61,400. Of $1,500, OiJOGoid sold by Government yesterday $l,25u,0(K) w.8 taken up to-day and paid for with $400,000 na tional bank notes and a little over $1,000,000 in legal tenders. Imports of dry goods for the week $2,27H, 850. Customs receipts $603,000. Governments are strong with a moderate demand; $1,500,000 were tak en for export yesterday and to-day. buyer 60 days, for which there musi be exchange in the future.— State bonds dull and steady. The Stock market was quiet and the interest was centered in a few shares. The dealings up to 1 o’clock weie at an advance of } to 14 per cent., but unfavorable advices from London imparted a weak tone to the market and a considera ble portion of the advance was lost. After 3 o'clock a steadier feeling prevailed. The leading feature of the day was Pacific Mail, which advanced from 56} to 584, reacted to 56}, recovered to 57gi closing at f7; Western Union was next in importance, ranging fr-m 84 to 81}, closing at nearly the lowest; other wise the m^st acilve stocks were N Y Central, Lake Shore, Erie and Rock Island. The following were the quotations of Government se -.unties: U dted States coupon 6’s, 1881...119a G lited States5-2U’b 1862.Ho G lited States 5-20’s 1864.116 G lited States 5-20’s 1865, old.11a G lited States 5-20’s 1865, new. 1164 G.lited States 5-20’s 1867.. G lited States 5-20’s 1868.. .II74 G lited States 5’s. new.1 j: 4 G dted States 10-40’s.,coupois..112* Currency 6’s . ....1134 The following were the opening quotations f Stocks: Western Gnion Telegraph Co. 844 Pacitic Mail. 57 N. Y. Centra' and Hudson River consolidated.... 1014 Erie.63| Erie preferred. 714 Union Pacific stock. 344 The following were the quotations for Pacino Rail road securities: Central Pacific bonds. 102} Uuion Pacitic do.’ $6 Union Pacitic laud grants.74} Gnion Pacitic income bonds. 73 DouaeMtic Market*. New York, April 4—Evening—Cotton dull and unchanged; sales 1139 bales; Middling uplands 19}c. Flour dull and heavy; sales 7850 bbls: State 6 15 & 8 25; Round lioop Oliio 7 20 @ 10 50; Western 6 15 @ 10 50; Southern 6 10 @ 12 75. W heat is dull and in buyers' favor; sales 5000; No 1 Spring 1 724 @ 1 774; do at 1 53 @ 1 67; Winter Red Western 1 70 (31 874; White Michigan 1 85 @ 2 25. Corn dull, heavy ana easier; sales 52.000 bush; new Mixed Western 65 @ 65}c; old 654 (a> 66c afloat and 6:4c in store. Oats lc higher and in good demand; sales 58,000 busb; new Bbck 50 @ 514c; new Western Mixed 50 @ 524c.— Beef firm at 9 00 (3) 13 00. Pork quiet and easv; new raes? 17 00. Lard firmer at 8 1-16 @ 94c. Butter is quiet and steady; State 32 @ 48c. whiskey is firmer at 914c. Rice is quiet at 7} @ 84c Sugar quiet and steady; refining 8 @ 84c. Coftee quiet and firm; Rio at 16} (a) 19c in Gold. Molasses is firm and in good de mand ; New Orleans 67 @ 75c; Porto Rico 60 @ 65c, new crop. Naval Stores—Spirits Turpentine heavy; offered at 55c with no buyers; Rosin weak at 3 00 (aj 3 15 for strained. Petroleum steady; crude 9c; refined at 19}c. Tallow steady at 8} @ 9c. Freights to Liverpool quiet and firm: Cotton, ner steam 9-16 @ f«i; graiu per tio 7$ @ 8d. Chicago, April 4.—Flour unchanged; extra Spring 5 50 @ 7 25. Wheat opened firm and closed dull ana unsettled; sales No 2 Spring at 114$ @ 114} cash; seller May 119$; rejected 93c. Com steady; No2 Mixed 30} @ 30}c for cash; 33@ 33$c for strictly fresh; 34}c seller May; rejected 28c. Oats quiet; No 2 at 23}; regular 26 @ 26$c for fresh; rejected 22$c. Rve firm; No 2 at 64c. Barley dull; N.» 2 Spring at 7Cc. Pork firmer at 15 35 @ 15 40 cash; seller May dull at 15 60 @ 15 65. Lard at 8 23 @ 8 25 on spot and 8 35$ @ 8 40 seller May. Bulk meats irregular. Hams in pickle steady at 10$ @13; dry salted meats—shoul ders firm at 6 @ 6*c for loose; 6i@6$c for boxed.— Bacon—sales shoulders at 7$c; clear rib sides at 9c; cloar sides 9$c. Receipts—7,000 bbls flour, 24,000 bush wheat, 41, 000 bush corn, 28,000 bnsb oats, 1,000 bush rye, 6,000 bnsb barley, 00,00u hogs. Shipments—12,000 ou»s flour, 27,000 bush wheat, 7, 000 bush corn, 12.000 bush oats, 1,000 bush rye, 8,000 bash barley, 0300 hogs. xolxik). April 4.—Flour dull. Wheat in good de mand;'No 2 White Wabash at 1 90; extra Svbite Michigan 1 30; No 1 do 178$; Amber Michigan on spot 1 63}; seller May at 1 67$; seller June 1 70; No 2 Red Winter 1 64; No 3 do 1 54; rejected 1 35. Corn steady; hteh Mixed on spot at 39$ @ 39}c; seller July 44c; low Nlixed 39c; Yellow 40c; no grade37Jc. Oats —No 2 quiet at 33c. Receipts—10,000 bbls flour, 4,000 bush wheat, 6,000 bush corn, 1,000 bush oats. Shipments—1000 bbls flour, 4,000 bush wheat, 5,000 bush com, 3,000 bush oaas. Detroit, April 4.—Flour dull and unchanged.— Wheat is dull and a shade lower; extra White at 1 93; No 1 White at 1 83 @ 1 84: Amber Michigan at 1 f4. Otru steady; No 142c. Oats quiet and unchanged at 3Gc. Ueceipts—0,000 bbls flour, 4,000 bush wheat, 9,000 bush com, 1,000 bush oats. CisoiKN ati. April 4.—Pork steady at 16 50 on spot. Lard is steady; steam at 8c freely bid, held $ @ $c higher; kettle at 8$@8}c. Bulk Meats quiet and firm; buyers demand a reduction: shoulders hel 1 at 6$c; clear rib sides at 8$c; clear sides 8$c. Bacon is easier and in light demand; shoulders at 6$ @ 7c; clear rib sides 8$ @ 9c; sides at 9$c. Whiskey steady ' at 86c. Charleston, April4.—Cotton dull; Middling up lands 18} @ 18}c. Savan.xah, April 4.—Cotton dull; Middling up lands at I8}e. Mobile, April 4.—Cotton dull; Middling uplands 18$c. New Orleans, April 4.—Cotton in moderate de mand ; Middling uplands 19$c. European .Tlarkrli. London, April 4—11.30.—Consols opened at 93 for money and for account. American securities—U. S. 5-20’s 1865, old, at 94$; do 1867, 93}; do 10-40s, 89: new 5s, 90}. Erie Rail way at 50}. London, Anril 4—3.00 P. M.—Consols closed at 93 for money and account. Frankfort, April 4.—United States bonds clos ed at 95$ for the issue of 1862. Liverpool, A-ril 4—5.00 P. M.—Cotton closed dull and depressed; sales 10,000 bales, 2000 of which were for speculation and export. Freights Mobile. March 28.—Freights—Liverpool rates are unchanged, and ample room on berth for present wants. Coastwise is very steady, and so little ton nage that quotations may be considered almost nom inj3. We quote: To Liverpool }d; and coastwise ports 3 cent. Lumber to Cuba $9 @ 10 P’ M; to nonh ern ports $11 @ 13. Great Southern Freight Line via Charleston or Savannah, ^ 100 lbs —To Boston 93c; New York 80c; Philadelphia 85c; Providence 95c; Fall River 95c. Rates 00 Cotton compressed to the following cities by Mobile & Ohio Railroad, via Corinth and Norfolk. Va., (and sea from thence,) i0u lbs:— Boston 95c: Providence 95c; Fall Ri er 95c; Balti more 85c; Philadelphia 85c; New York 80c; Molll & Ohio Railroad and Star Line and Little Miami Rail road & 100 lbs—To Providenc • and Fall Rive* $1 26; Boston $1 20; New York $110; Philadelphia $1 05; Baltimore $1. FOR SALE. THE valuable and well known Farm of the late Charles Elliott, said farm is situated in the town of Buxton two miles from West Gorham, near the road that leads from West Go bam to West Buxton convenient to Mteeting-House School and Stores. Said farm consists of 80 acres of land, well divided into tillagh and pasture land. The soil is well for market. Plenty of woo l, and $500.00 worth of Pine Timber. The buildings consists of 1} story House, containing nine well finished rooms, an Ell and Shed attached. Bam 60 X 40 feet with good cellar. Three wells of never failing water. Also a building in the city of Portland, situated In on Spring St. Said building is on leased land, and contains a house and store. All of the above will be sold low, as the owner it going West. Or exchanged for property in the state of Illinois. For further particulars enquire of E. H. NORTON, sepll-dlw&Wtf69} Spring St. now To Speculate Successfully RANDAL D. FOOTE & C0-, BANKERS AND BROKERS, 70 BROADWAY, N. T. Member of Stock Exchange and Qold Board. pasturing! THE subscriber having lately added to hit posset* siont the t-plendid feeding lands ot the Ute John uaojesco, is prepared to furnish excellent potturin* tor horses and cattle, on the most rea^onahe term* Ji. ©. PUtffc cton^tt'VUJaee. = ENTERTAINMENTS. must (ThaTl. RETURN OF THE FAVORITES 1 They’ve “Got to Come” Again! FOR THREE NIGHTS ONLY. Saturday, Monday and Tuesday Evening*, April 5th' 7lb nntl Nth. THE ORIGINAL AND ONLY Harry Bloodgood’s T1INSTHKI, AND Bl’BLE'QlE combination , Including the Monarch!, IVnllrr, n lit I .Horton hMhri!'* H’ Brllr Celeste on the F^,r'uS-lin* Aerial Flights and Terrific Feats _, , ylnK trapese. KE’ MANNINO. RIDDELL, BLOODGOOD HIMSELF, HU With a For i>artlc,il-.r« £ BANn * OBiBEHTBA Fri ies as usual, Reserved Ini ,>roeraninie. flee Friday, April 4lb. Ptac*» "«“>? »t Box Of mar29td C' U' JAR'ls- Bu»lr,(w, Agent. I>IRW AUGER’S Second Annual Exhibition. I shall open my Green liwusc on CongrtHH strivot foot of Dow, lo the public from Monday, April 7th, until Friday, April 11th, inclusive, for the exhibition oi ray stock of beautiful and rare PLAINTS AMD FLOWERS, many of which have heretofore been unknown In this ADnmiO.Y J5 CENTS, which will entitle the holder of each ticket to a Pre mium valued irom 25 cents to $1.0 . ap3dlw J A. BIBWAIVGEB. CITY HALL, ONE NIGHT OMLY, MONDAY EVENING, APRIL 7th. Excelling all Bivals and Competition* Return of the World-Renowned DUPREZ & BENEDICT’S Gigantic Minstrels. FROM THEIR GREAT SOUTHERN TOUR, Crowned with Brilliant Success. Now on their 21st Annual Tour. The largest and most powerful con pany In exist egee. Everywhere pronounced by press and public as the superiors nf the Minstrel Stage. The Im mense suceess attending the perfoimance* of this fa mous tronpe have been universal. For lull particu lars see Programmes. Admission as usual. CHAS. H. DUPREZ, Business Manager. CHAS. H. KEESHIN. General Agent. apr2dot Grand Presentation Concert. FARWELL & AMES’ HALL, ROCKLAND. Thursday Eve., Apr. 24. For particulars see Small Bills and Cards of Ad mis don. J. A. LORI.\G, ol Portland, General Agent fnr Cumberland County. !3^"There will be E cursian tickets issued from Portland for the accomodation o those wishing to at eud the concert. Fare for the round tiip, $3.50. mar27 eodtf AUCTION SALE3. Sporting and Fancy Goods at Auc tion. ON SATURDAY, April 5th, and MONDAY, April 7th, at 10 o’clock A. M.aud 3 P. M. each day, we ahull Bell at store of J. B. Lucas, No. 51 Exchange street, Sporting Goods of all kinds, Musical Instru ments, Guitar and Violin Strings, Pocket Cutlery, Razors, Mitrors, Balls. Bats, Books, Stationery, Toys. Dolls, Silver Plated Ware. Games, &e. By F. O. BAILEE A CO., Auctioneers. ap2 5t Groceries and Store Fixtures at Auction. ON MONDAY, April 7th, at 2J o’clock P. M.. we shall sell at olficc. Confectionery, Coffee, Tea, Sugar, Spic a, Pickles, Hard Bread, Cream Tartar Salera’us, Sage. Tapioca, Canary Seen, Sauce and Canned Goods, Starch, Tubs, Palls. Brooms Wash boards, C othc< Pins, Fancy Goods, Scales, Show cases, Measures, Ac. F O. Bailey dc Co., Auctioneers. meb26 dt<l Real Estate at Auction. ON TUESDAY, Apnl 8th, at 12* o’clock P. M., we shall sell the -istoiy wooden House and Lot No. 24 Adam** street. Said House coutains 9 rooms, never failing aqueduct in cellar. Fine property for investment. Terms at sale. F. O. BAILEY Ac CO,, Auctioneer*. ap2 __ __ d6t Manufacturers’ Sale of Crockery Ware to the Trade by Auction. F. O. BAILEY Ac CO., Anctloaecn. ON TUESDAY, April 8th, at 2* P. M., at our salesroom, 18 Exc ange street, we shad sell to the trade a large line of White Granite, Paris White, C C, Rockingham and Yell w Ware. Catalogue# ready and goods on exhibition Monday, April 7th. mch26 did AUCTION. Large and Attractive Sale of BARE AND BEAUTIFUL Italian Marble Statuary. Rich Vases, Alabaster Groups A Figures RECKNTI.Y IMPORTED. J. S. BAILEY & CO., Auctioneer^. — WILL SELL OS — Wednesday, Thursday .Friday A Saturday April 9tb, lOth 11th and 19th, Commencing at 10 1-9 A. M., — AT — Salesroom, 22 Exchange Street, a recent importation of magnificent STATUARY, by Corrello Benzie. Figures of Pure Marble and Al abaster, elaborately carved. VASES of great variety of styte and design, including the Tuscan, Roman, Hebe, Gothic, Egyptian, Florentine, Grecian, &c. Elegant Card Receiver-, Mantel O naments, and other cho ce articles for decorating Parlors, Drawing Rooms, Ac. B3T*Thi8 elegant stock will be on exhibition on Tuesday afternoon and evening previous to sale. mch29dtd J. BAILEY A CO., Commission Merchants, —AND— AUCTIONEERS WO. 33 EXCHANGE HTREEf. Next below Merchants’ Exchange. JOSEPH S. BAILEY, GEO. W. PARKER. References—Messrs. H. J. Libby & co., and Hon Charles P. » ••rl.inl, Me.; Messrs. Lemard & Co., and Lee & Shepard. Boston. split Executors Sale. PURSUANT tc a license from the Hon. Judge of Probate for the County of Cumbei land, we shall sell at pub’ic auction—unless previously disno-ed of at private sa e—en the premises, cn Wednesa y Mar 7th, A. D. 1873, at 9 o’clock a. m., the homestead Farm of Francis Blackstone, late of Pownal, deceas ed Said farm is situated in said Pi.wnal. about la miles from Pownal station on the G. T. R. R., and contains about 130actes of land; about 30 aert-s of which is in wood; said farm is well fenced, mostly with stone wall. There are on ii ab *ut 360apple trees, mostly young ones. It cuts tiom 36 to 40 tons of hay annually. The building**are nearly new. in good re pair, consisting of a 1* stoty hou«e. Ell, wood-house, stable, and barn connected, work-shop and granary not connected. ,, ,. - Also about 30 acres of land situated in said Pownal UUIUK UWUIIICU ttliu uumincu “ » "- , . VI. .. said farm. The whole of said premise* being subject W Dower. DA VII) GROSE, SAMUEL L. TKYON. Kvccutors ot Francis Wackstone’s Will. Pownal, April 2d, 1873._w3w»* DBSOUJTioMO^DOPABTNEB. SHI P • The copartnership uuder the firm name of Sheri dan, Griffiths ,v Brackett, having been dissolved by the death of Mr. John Griffiths, 1 a ould respect fully inform the public that l will continue the boei nees 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 bo promptly and faitlilnlly attended to. 1AKIE8 C. SHEKIOAN. Portland March 10 1873. marl 1 dood3wffiwl all Notice. THE power of attorney heretofore given;my sonL^ B. Cole, to manage the Lumber basinet'jJauS Drafts, and draw money Iron) the Fi Bank in my name, is hereby * it°d giyjojr COLE. Portland, March 28,1873. _apgdkw To Owners of Jersey Co •' *. rwvHE subscriber offers Manure blooded Jersey Bull T* & of Cow. durfirg the P= ,.uoj. Woodford’* Comer, April 3,1873. aptdla* JOS T***TW*« mo** «s**h*»d » “*** Q&U0*

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