Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, April 7, 1873, Page 3

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated April 7, 1873 Page 3
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the peess MONDAY MORNING, APRIL 7, 187, THE PRESS May be obtained at the Periodical Depots of Fe aeuden Bros., Marquis, Robinson, Brjnell & C< Andrews, Wentwortu, Glendenniug Mo^es, Hende *on, and Chisholm Bros., on all trains that run oqt thecity. At Biddeford, of Pillsbury. At Saco of L, Hodgdon. At Waterville, of J. S. Carter. At Gorham, of News Ageut. At Bath, of J, O. Shaw. At i.ewiston, of French Bros. At Kcnnebunk, of C. E. MLler. CITY AND VICINITY. Slew Advertisements Ta-ISny. ENTERTAINMENT COLUMN. Music Hall—Bloodgood's Troupe. I. A. K. A.—Tenth Annual Ball. Music Hall—Black Crook. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. Board of Trade—Meeting. Horses for Sale—Harris, Atwood & Co. To the Harbor Commissioners of Portland. Dancy’s Announcements—2. MISCELLANEOUS NOTICES. Boy Wanted—A. S. Hinds. Cracked Cocoa—Walter Baker & Co._ Snperjor Court. APRIL TERM, SVMCIN'DS. J., PRESIDING. Saturday.—John Atkinson vs. John Maley. As sumpsit upon an account annexed for services, etc. amounting to S 105.00. Verdict for the plaintiff fo twenty-flve cents. S. S. Brown for plff. Bradbury & Bradbury for deft. John Maley vb. John Atkinson. Assumpsit upoi an account annexed for board of defendant and hi wife, amounting to $25. Bradburys for plff. E. S. Brown for deft. municipal Court. BEFORE JUDGE MORRIS. Saturday.—John Foley. Search and seizure lined $50 and costs. Paid. Patrick Oorznley. Search and seizure; fined $5e and costs. Paid. Brief Jotliufis. The Payson Literary Society hold an enter tainment at the Army & Navy library room this evening, at which members and invited guests may expect a good time. There will be a temperance meeting at Allen Mission Chapel to-night. Addresses by Eev. G. W. Bickuelland Sergeant Ambler. There were several liquor seizures made by the county deputies Saturday. Two large flocks of wild geese, hound for the Canadas, passed over this city Saturday. Several youths and maidens were “lally-gag ging” about the Park Saturday night, which we take to be n most nrnnonnrvwl hnr^inirap The bar at the Maine General Hospital head quarters, under the Falmouth Housa, will, it is to be hoped, become a popular place of resort for those who which to treat a friend to a mod est quencher. The house built in connection with the new trotting park at Steven’s Plains is nearly com pleted. The resolutions of the Committee of the Cumberland Bar Association, relative to the death of H. P. Deane, will be read in the Su perior Court to-morrow morning. The Congress street horse cars now run on wheels. The Boston & Maine railroad isextendiug its double track towards the Walker Honsc. Yesterday was Palm Sunday, and was duly observed by the Catholic and Episcopal churches. The current of Spring travel has fully set in, and robins are now lodging in some of our principal trees. Sparrows also made an ap pearance yesterday. “There is our Haydn Society; there is our Thespian Society: there is our Commercial Club; there is ourNameless Club; there is our Fair Association; but where! oh where are our woolen, furniture, boot aud shoe factories, grain elevators and flouring mills?”—Dallas Texas News. Boston papers assume that the Atlantic sur vivors supposed Faneuil Hall to be a church, because they took off their hats when they en tered,—from which we infer that Bostonians wear their hats in all buildings except the churches. Boys have begun to trundle hoops on the sidewalks. The annual parish meeting of State street church will be held this evening. Mr. Nelson Leighton took occasion to remark Saturday night that the now police were worse than th- devil. No man in the city is probably better qualified to pass judgment ih the case. The Sheriff and his deputios visited Wash ington street Saturday night, and made five liquor seizures in that locality. Lev. Dr. Hill delivered the initial sermon of his First Parish pastorate yesterday. The Y. M. C. A., are to open a Sunday school in their mission building, Deering’s bridge. The last week, of course, didn’t pass with out an accident en the Grand Trunk. This time it occurred at Norton’s Mill, and was a collision between a passenger and a freight train. One passenger car was telescoped, but no passengers were seriously hurt. The Board of Manufactures organized Satur day#by the choice of C. P. Kimball for chair man, C. E. Jose for vice chairman, and W. W. Thomas Jr., for secretary. Messrs. Joseph Wescott & Son, of this city, have been awar^gd tho contract for supplying the granite for the Girard Aveuue bridge across the Schuylkill at Philadelphia. The granite is to be quarried at Bluehill and Buck’s Harbor, The estimated cost of the bridge is $1,500,000. Green grass is showing itself in the Park. Mr. W. C. Beckett, tho merchant tailor, is making the new uniforms for the police. One of our eitizens complains that the cus toms authorities are lax about allowing the en try of foreign vessels. He says “there is great danger of contiguous diseases being introduced among us. The transfer station of the Boston and Maine was broken into early Saturday morning and some baueace stolen. The third grand annual hall of the I. A. R. A. comes off at City Hall the 11th inst. An exhibition drill will be given by tho Sheridau Cadets. There were 22 arrests for drunkenness be tween Saturday and Sunday nights. April squeezed out a few tears yesterday, but what the Incomprehensible was weeping for no one seemed to know. , Two intoxicated individuals strayed into the police station last uight, and weie promptly taken in charge by Uncle Oliver. Police Notes.—Officers Staples and Jones arrested a woman for drunkenness and disturb ance in Poplar street yesterday. The woman badly hit one of Jones’ fingers. Last night she was imploring a release, and said she didn’t think a woman ought to be kept from her Mon day’s washing just for biting off three or four fingers. Every cell at the station was filled Saturday night, and one i nebriatc was consigned to the lodging-room. Officers Garland and Horr arrested a boy yes terday for assaulting his mother in-law. A man was arrested by officers York and Crowell on High street, for indulging his pas sion for the manly art at the expense of an other man’s nose. • A boy 17 years old, applied at the station house for lodgings last uight, saying that he came from Quebec Saturday, and that be was anxious to go to sea. He was half dead with hunger and cold. A small and intoxicated individual had the idiotic audacity to accost Deputy Bridges who was dressed in citizens clothes, on Congress street last night, and ask him if he wanted to fight. Mr Bridges tucked him under one arm as you might a small boy, and brought him to the station. The fellow had been insulting people on the street, and will be arraigued be fore the Municipal Court this morning. He wore a Palm Sunday sprig in his hat, and ap parently belongs to the church militant. The marshal and his deputies made a descent on several liquor shops that were open yester day. ____ Past, Present and Future.—We are glad to learn that the Hon. Charles P. Kimball of this city has kindly consented to del.ver his lecture entitled “Maine, past present and fu ture,” on Thursday evening next in the India street church. It is given at the request of the Trustees of the church and many citizens of Portland. An admission fee of 25 cents will be charged, the proceeds to be in aid of the new tower and hell._ Questionable. — It is rumored that the wharves of the Grand Trunk will be used for the Domiuion line of steamships after the ex piration ot the contract with the Allan line, also that $200,000 has been offered by Sir Hugh Allan for the Frauklin wharf property, and refused; slso that negotiations are in pro gress between Mr. St. John Smith and the Bos ton and Maine, for Smith’s wharf. Death of a Respected Citixen. * W ■ regret to announce the death of Mr. Joseph Symonds, an old and respected resident >• of this city, which occurred at his residence on - Pine street early on Sunday morning. Mr. Symonds was a native of Denmark, in the county of Oxford, but removed at an early age to Raymond in this county, where he lived till the year 1845, engaged in trade and farming, and dealing somewhat extensively, in those times, in lumber. In the. spring of 1845 he re moved to Portland, where he has Bince resided. For several years he was engaged in business here and was well-known in this community as an active and energetic business man, but foi - some ten or fifteen years past, and especially since the death of his oldest son, William Law Symonds, who died in New York iu 186w a ter = a short illness, at the age of twenty-eight, and who had thus early won for himself an enviable reputation in the literary world by his ripe scholarship and rare talents, ho has led a very quiet and retired life almost entirely withdrawn from active pursuits. He was a member of the Free Will Baptist denomination and always interested in its pros perity. He was an early member of the Free Soil party—as well as of the party which aivo ccted the prohibitory liquor laws of the state. He retained his usual vigor of body and mind until about three years since, when a slight fall which he received was followed in a few days by a stroke of paralysis. Since that time he has never wholly recovered, though he has sev eral times rallied so far as to be out upon the street moving slowly and feebly. A man of rare gentleness and kindly nature, he has gone down to his fathers in the fullness of years undisturbed by any of the animosities whicli so often attend ns here, and leaving the 1 memory of a pure and upright life as a rich ' heritage to his surviving family. He leaves a widow and four children, three daughters and one son, the present Judge of the Superior Court. __ A Generous Offer. The following correspondence explains itself: Portland, Me, April 5th, 1873. 7b the Executive Committee of Maine General Hospital Fair. Gentlemen,—Knowledge coming to me since my a:rival in this city, of the proposed fair iu aid of the*faine General Hospital, we would ask the favor of you as the Executive Commit tee to allow us to be first in the field in giving our aid; and we do volunteer our services and invite you to name either Monday or Tuesday evenings, April 7th or 8th, for the entertain ment. An early reply will favor Your obt. servant, Habry Bloodgood. Headquarters Executive Committee, Maine General Hospital Fair, Portland, April 5th, 1873. Harry Bloodgood,—Dear Sir: Your note of this date just received. We accept with many thanks the generous offer on behalf of the Maine General Hospital Fair and would name Monday evening, April 7th, as the date of the pro nosed ueneut. xours very respectfully. A. W. H. Clapp, C. H. Haskell, C. E. Jose, S. Cr Gordon, S. H. Tewksbury, H. F. Furbish, F. H. Gerrish, James E. Carter, Ex. Committee. Bloodgood is the whitest man on the Minstrel boards, tho’ he doesn’t look so on the stage.— His offer is a geuerous one, and will be duly ac knowledged by the appreciative public of Port land. Hi troupe is the best Minstrel troupe that has ever been in this city. Music Hall was packed Saturday night by a delightful au dience, as it undoubtedly will be this and to morrow evenings. In addition to the mirth provoking burlesques and character songs, La Belle Celeste, the most daring of female gym nasts, will execute her “leap for life’’ on tbt trapeze. Her dexterity and grace are wonder ful. __ The Growling Season.—There are chronic growlers, the continuity of whose cioakings no season or condition breaks; but the spring— March and April—is the growlers’ season. Then the elastic vigor that bracing cold weath er brings, gives place to a listless, jaundiced, bill ious state that is unhealthy and gives every thing a sombre hue. Then the tax-payer looks after the Street Commissioner; and if that offi cial does not keep the gutters clear so that tho melting snow will run away, he is inefficient and allowing people’s property to be wasted. If that official makes an effort to put the streets in decent condition and expends labor in cut' ting away mountains of ice, preventing injury to life and limb and possible expense to the city, he has a solid growl about taxes. We have been led to this remark by noticing a lit tle item in the Advertiser, signed tax-payer, who complains that the Street Commissioner has made a vigorous attempt to free a shaded part of Middle street from so great an accumu lation of ice that it promised to defy dog-days, besides rendering the street dangerous both to pedestrians and carriages. We think we can assure Mr. Payson, the efficient Street Commis sioner, that the business men and the live tax payers of the city will heartily endorse him in the vigorous policy he has instituted. There never has been so bad a time in the spring as i the present; and a month ago poople feared that the melting snow would flood the streets but so thoroughly has Mr. Payson kept the gut. ters clear that there lias been no cause for com plaint. Official Efficinct.—Our Custom House authorities, under direction Of the Deputy Col lector in charge, acted with very commendable promptness and efficiency in caring for the sur vivors of the Atlantic disaster on their passage through this city. Surveyor True and Deputy Smith were on the ground in person superintending the trans fer from boat to cars and preventing any un necessary delays or hindrances from annoying these unfortunate people. Mr. J. B. Coyle, Jr., of flie New England and Nova Scotia Steamship Company,was also active and atten tive in facilitating the transfer. To these gen tlemen also, the newspaper men are much indebted for the courtesy in affording means to obtain information. Everything in connection with the wnole affair which came within the province of any of our Portland officials, was aumiraoiy and handsomely done. We are glad to notice that all the journals represented on the occasion have recognized these facts. Maine Hospital Fair.—The ladies’ general committee on the Fair met at Rossini Hall at 3 p. m. Saturday. Reports wero received from the ladies belonging to the different church parishes showing that there is great interest and enthusiasm awakened in the work. Seve ral of the parish committees have organized and are already vigorously at work, There was a very large attendance. The following ladies were added to the general committee: Mrs. A. P. Fuller, Mrs. L. C. Wade, Mrs. John W. Chase, Mrs. J. B. Donnell, Mrs. J. S. Cush man, Mrs. S. W. Larrabee, Mrs. John Ander son, Miss Harriet Noble, Mrs. George C. Hop kins, Mrs. Edwin Churchill, Miss Ernestine L Libby, Miss Sarah Chaddock, Mrs. Chauncey Barrett and Miss Hattie Little Go Thou and do Likewtse.—Our evening contemporary says that a gentleman was invit ed Saturday forenoon by a party to “take a smile,” to which he replied, that instead of the drinks he would agree to devote the amount it would cost to the General Hospital Fair, to which the party consented and immediately re paired to the headquarters of tie Executive Committee and placed the sum—$1.G5, in the hands of the Treasurer. The Executive Com mittee, who were in sessiou, placed the amount in a box to which they invite similar contribu tions. The box is labelled 11 o’clock contribu tions to Hospital Fair, and can be found at the headquarters of the Committee. Board of Trade Meeting.—Among the matters that will probably come before the meeting this evening will be a proposition to invite the Congressional Committee on Trans portation to visit this city among other places which the committee propose to visit during the vacation of Congress. Also the subject of ex pending the recent appropriation for the irn. provementof our harbor. Sudden Death. Mr. George Stevens, for merly of this city, was found dead in his bed at Boston, Saturday moruiug. His wife, who is a resident of Portland, started for Boston to pay him a visit only fifteen minutes before the dis patch was received announcing his death. The remains were brought to this city Saturday night for interment. Attention Ladies.—All ladies, or organiza tions, desiring to tako charge of tables during the Hospital Fair, aro requested to scud their names to the Ladies’ ex-Committee. No. 120 Middle street. It must he understood that, in so doing, theft ladies will become responsible for the furnishing of their own tables. _Per order. Gigantic Minstrels.—Duprez & Benedict’s gigantio minstrels play at City Hall this eve ning. They have just returned from a highly successful Southern tour, and do claim to be the most powerful company in existence. Thoir programme is a very attractive one, and run ning over with good things. Bloodgood’s Benefit.—It will be seen bi tile correspondence between the Executive Committee of the Maine General Hospital Fail and Mr. Harry Bloodgood, that another o1 those liberal acts of tendering benefits for char itable objects for which Mr. Bloodgood is st noted, will take place this evening at Music Hail.' This minstrel combination is unrivalled and the entertainment selected especially -foi this occasion, cannot fail to gratify the mosl fastidious. Let there be a crowded home, nol only for the benefit of the Hospital Fair, bul that Mr. Bloodgood may see that this generous act is fully appreciated by the citizens of Port land. ______ Steamer Movements.—The Allan mail steamship Moravian sailed for Liverpool at five p. m., on Saturday, carrying eight cabin and thirteen steerage passengers. The Sarmatian is the Dext steamship of this line due here. Among her cabin passengers was Gen. Neal How. Ho intends to be absent about a year, and will labor with his usual ability in behalf of the temperance cause. Tho General is in much better health than when he made his last European visit, and the cause has made great progress within ten years. Ask your Clothier for the Portland Shirt. ni8CELLANEOr8 NOTICES. Bov wanted in a drug store. Must come well recommended. Apply to A. S. Hinds, apothe cary. Preble House, Cracked Cocoa is made of only the best quality of Cocoa, and retains all the freshness, fiue aroma, and nutritious properties of the fruit. The most eminent physicians recom mend its use. Your grocer will furnish yon the best if you ask for that put up by Walter Bak er & Co., of Boston. Harper’s Bazar.—This beautiful weekly publication is a welcome visitor to tho parlor circle. Tho number for the ensuing week has been received by Fessenden Brothers, Lancas ter Hall and H. Wentworth, 337 Congress, cor ner of Oak street. F. O. Bailey & Co., close the sale of sport ing and fancy goods this forenoon at store No. 51 Exchange street. Many of the fresh goods remain and will be sold. F. O. Bailey & Co. soli to-day, at 12 o’clock p. m., at 18 Exchaugc street, a choice lot of groceries, soaps, oranges, nuts, candies, ex tracts, &c. Job Printing.—Every description of Jos Printing executed promptly, and at the lowee. prices, at the Daily Press Printing House, IF Exchange St Wm. M.Marks. Advertisers naturally seek the means for rcachi:]e 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 Booms, 27 Market Square. feb25-eodtf The Purest and Sweetest Cod-Ltveb Oil is Hazard & Caswell’s, made on the sea shore, from fresh selected livers, by Caswell, Hazard & Co., New York. It is absolutely pure and ! sweet. Patients who have once taken it prefer it to all others. Physicians have decided it su perior to any of the other oils in market. mar21-4w t Subdue the first symptoms of a cough, cold, attack of influenza, or any other affection of the lungs, the wind-pipe or the bronchial pas sages,with Uale’i Honey of Horelinwd and Tar. The relief is certain and immediate. Sold by all druggists. Pike’s Toothache Drops cure in 1 minute apr4-eodlw&wlt Satisfactory results always accrue from the use of Duponco’s Golden Pill. apr2-eod3t&wlt BY TELEGRAPH. MATTERS IN MAINE. Fire in Richmond. Bath, April 5.—The dwelling house of Eeu ben McFadden, in Bichmond, occupied by Geo. Gilpatrick, was totally destroyed by tiro yester day afternoon. Loss $600; insured for $300.— Fire supposed to have caught from a passing locomotive. MASSACHUSETTS. Arrival of the Atlantic Survivors. Boston, April 5.—Three hundred and twelve steerage passengers from the wrecked Atlantic arrived at Boston this morning by the Eastern railroad. They were received by several citi zens and an escort of police and conducted to Faneuil Hall, where a bountiful feast awaited them. The following gentlemen are in attend ance upon them as a relief committee, and to receive contributions of money and clothing, acting by request of the mayor: Alexander H. Bice, Thomas Bussell, Fred’k W. Lincoln, Sam’l C. Cobb, Joseph H. Chadwick, Aider men Cut er and Clark and Colonel E. O. Shep ard. They were briefly addressed by Hon. A. H. Bice on behalf of the committee of relief, whoso imprompter services contributed much to the comfort of the strangers. A large por tion of the sufferers were provided with cloth ing at the Charity Bureau, $800 having been raised for that purpose in about three hours af ter their arrival. The little hero, J no. Hindley, received $250 from sympathizing visitors to the ball, and bis autograph was in great demand.— The money has been placed in responsible hands for his benefit. The party proceeded to the Old Colony depot through the burnt dis trict at 4.30 p. m. under guard of police, those who wore lame being provided with carriages. Cabin passage has been provided for all on the steamer New York, of the Fall Eiver line for New York, and a supper will be served on board. Three cheers were given by the men for their entertainers as the train moved from the station. NEW YORK. Financial Policy of the Government— President Grant’s ITlovcments. New York, April 0.—Gov. Jewell in an in terview last cveniug, stated that he knew that the appointment of Judgo Richardson as Sec retary of the Treasury was a permanent one, and that the policy of the late Secretary (Bout well) would be adhered to. He also stated that the President had said that speculators and brokers would obtain no information from him as to the financial policy of the government. The President will visit New Haven the 16th inst., to attend tbe anniversary of the Army of the Potomac, visit Gov. Jewell at Hartford, and about the 18th make a trip to St. Louis. It is stated that President Grartheld pro tracted interviews yesterday with the Republi can leaders here, regardidg the city charter and other party questions. Tbe San Domingo Speculation’ The Sainana Bay Company has purchased a new steamer for Samana waters. It is propos ed to construct thirteen wharves one mile long aud 700 feet wide, capable of accommodating in the basin thus formed, twenty large steamers. A number of warehouses will be also erected. The City Charter. Thurlow Wood has written a letter favoring the retention in office of the existing capable heads, aud that the general power of appoint ment be given to the Mayor, subject to the ap proval of the Board of Aldermen. Weed also favors a Metropolitan Police Commissioner to be appointed by the Governor. An Unpleasant Transfer. W. S. Andrews, after delivering a lecture to the Youug Men's Christian Association last night, was arrested. He was taken to the Lud low street-jail on charge of contempt of Court in retaining some 831)00 he had been ordered to pay a woman in a bankrupt case. Banquet to the President. Tbe entertainment given to President Grant and family at Delmonico’s last evening by Hen ry Clews did not break up until two o’clock this morning. Gen. Artnur, Collector of the port, Postmaster James, Col. Howe. Hons. William M. Flass, A. H. Laflin, A. B. Cornell and some sixty others participated in the banquet. Strike. Five hundred Italians were engaged to de fend the Manhattan Gas Co. During the mid dle of the afternoon an equal number of strik in'* workmen attacked them with stones and other missiles. A large force went to the scene of the riot and reserves are ordered out to-night. Threats of violence were made by tbe strikers against the Italian street-workers. -A general strike ef gas men are anticipated on Monday. Deception of the Survivor*. New York, April 6.—Three hundred and five of the survivors of the Atlantic arrived a 7 o’clock this morning by steamer Newport.— Anxious crowds gathered around the pier and the wildest excitement prevailed. The com missioners of emigration had the tug Thomas Fletcher chartered and took the unfortunate passengers on board and steamed down to Cas tle Garden, where the scene baffles description. T ouiandsoj men, women and chddren, almost every of nation, were gathered, and it was with the greatest difficulty they could bo kept from forcing their way tl,tQUgh the gates. The poor fellows looked starved, wretched and miserably clad aud seemed very much di=couia<*ed On their arrival at Castle Gatdeu they were regis tered as usual, after which ™eir Yriendl who were wamuj* jn the information room sinT n the. names o? those whom they sought as a wife, child, a sister or a brother reloonlzad one of the unfortunate men whom they demn w the scene was heartrending. The meu cava way entirely and the women either swooned or screamed from joy. Even outside the gates the meu aud ivoraen who were gathered there in groups, sobbed and cried bitterly. After a short time :« splendid breakfast was laid of Which the starving men partook plentifully,and a. PI™-a sumptuous dinner was served.— tlie°Eri«°Mno to-night at 7 o’clock on for thelF destination. The ma J aj. f the men speak disparagingly of the n and crew, and complain that after be ii'.”.,0 ,°,r tllre.e days at sea their food was cut snort. Commissioners Lynch and Forrest and tnetr entire staff were present nearly all day ana lett nothing undone to make the unfortu nates comfortable. Various Matters. Nixon, the condemned murderer, is now re ported to be improving. Since Jan. 1st the New York District Attor ney has obtained 372 convictions for crime. Two hundred anc seven rascals were sent to the State Prison, and 150 others were sent to the Penitentiary. The reveune cutter Bronx struck a sunken rock between Little Gull Island and Plum Is land, Long Island Sound, yesterday, and sunk in twelve feet of water. All hands saved. Pier No. 7, Easf river, fell into the river last evening carrying three men, who were with dif ficult rescued. A large quantity of pig lead was lost. _ _ 1TT It is believed that the story of Jas. W. Knox, a prisoner in Brooklyn Jail, that l e knows the murderer of Goodrich, is a ruse to obtain his liberty. It is reported that the President of Bull’s Bead Bank has been indicted by the Grand Jury as accessory to tho loss of funds to that institution. The old Directors have been re jec ed and a new board chosen. The bankrupt Staten Island Ferry Company propose to reorganize immediately, the stock holders each agreeing to pay his proportionate share of the deficiency of the losses incurred through the Westfield disaster. The Wall street money conspirators are to bo prosected under the statute forbidding a com bination of two or more persons to injure trade or commerce. The Assembly Committee is to investigate the affairs of the Mutual Life Insurance Com pany to-day, including the imprisoumeut of editor Stepheu English in the Ludlow street jail. THE ATLANTIC. The Government Investi gation. Examination or Capt. Williams. Halifax, N. S., April 5.—The inquiry order ed by the Dominion government into the Atlan tic disaster, commenced to-day, in the Custom House buildiug, before the Collector, E. M. Mc Donald. Captain McKenzie, a shipmaster, sat as associate with McDonald. Hon. S. L. Chan nen, Q. C., and H. Blanchard, Q. C., appeared for the captain. Captain Jam's A. Williams was called, sworn, and read a statment. In reply to questions of his counsel he added, “I was on the bridge up to twenty minutes past twelve. Up to midnight it was brilliant star light; after that, occasional sight of the stars. When I left the bridge I went into the chart _ AL!_ _ J• -a. *1. .A /vn iLn nnnn« deck, within easy sail of the officer of the deck I got up at two o’clock, looked into the whee house and then lay down for an alarm. In making calculations, I estimated her speei to be eleven knots; she had increased gradually frjm seven and a half to twelve knots; till third officer reported that she had run 122 mile at twelve o’clock; that agreed with my calcula tion; 1 expected the ship at three o’clock woulc bo eighteen or twenty miles south of Sambro and to lay by till daylight, I had not m; clothes off at all. I had every reason to pu confidence in the second officer: he had made two voyages in the ship; I always found him : steady, sober man Cross-examined by Mr. Blanchard—I had thi latitude by observation an 1 by ebronometei when I bore up for Halifax. The charts havi all been lost. The ship increased her s 63 after I bore up for Halifax, because we wen not then anxiou9 to economize coal. The speei at twelve o’clock was about twelve knots. I reckoned theu we were for j-eight miles fron Sambro, then bea ing due east. 1 did nol slack the speed. 1 did not shift tnc course. 1 considered we would pass five miles east 01 Sambro Led-e. I had never before hroughi ships into Halifax, or been on this coast. The third officer had been in the harbor twice. None of the other officers had ever been here. I die not use the lead at all. I did not sound because the night was clear, and Sambro Light should be seen twenty-one miles in clear weatherand in moderate weathei fifteen miles. I knew I was approaching the shore; the clearness of the night and the cer tainty of seeing the light were my only reasons for not sounding; I am now satisfied that when I went into the chart room I was mistaken in the locality of the ship; she must have been tur ther northward and westward than I thought; I knew the coast was an iron-bound and dan gerous one, though I had never been on it. I should have ;o stop the ship if I had beer sounding regularly from twelve o’clock to three o’clock; I would have been on deck and the ship w ould have gone ashore. It was my sec ond voyage to America on chat ship; when the ship struck there was considerable swell on there was no sort of a warning; she was going betweou nine and ten knots at the time; in some of the statements in the press it is said that I left the ship when about fifteen persons had been taken off the rigging; what I said was that when I left all but about fifteen bad left; when I left I was so benumbed and cold, that I could be of no assistance; I had had my leg broken a year before and was woait; I was asleep when the ship struck. Cross-examined by the commissioner—1 left word to be called at three; had I been called at sharp three, I think I would have seen the land in time to have averted the calamity; from the state of the weather when I came on deck 1 think the white snow line of the shore would be visible at a dist-uce of from two to three miles. The officers on duty, had they been energetic, might, I think, have seen that there was some thing ahead, and if the orders had been given to reverse the engines, the calamity might have been averted. I have always made it a rule tc make all my officers participate in the naviga tion of the ship, so that each ao4 all are equal ly couversaut with myself in the position of the ship and the deviation of the courses steered by com pass. The White Star steamers are supplied with printed orders for the guidance of commanders: those orders were that we are to take all possi ble precautions against fire, collisions and wreck; there are no special instructions as to precautionary steps in approaching the shore that is left entirely to the judgment of the com manders; the officers in charge have full pow er to change the course or stop the ship if nec essary, without consulting the captain; tliert are no special instructions as to souudinga. This ended the captain’s evidence. Once during his statement he was much affected. The court adjourned for one hour. Testimony of Daniel Kinnre. Daniel Kinarc, a cabin passenger, next testi fied. The main facts of the loss of the Atlan tic have been many times repeated. Of the captain and officers be says: The captain and officers were attentive to their duty. One of the cabin passengers spoke to me about the captain’s temperate habits. He iciuscu ninotuuiuun, a utjver saw miu uiiuia anything stronger than lemonade. It was day light before the passengers commenced to land. I do not know whether the steerage passengers were prevented from coming on deck or not. I have no reason to suppose they were. J. Spencer Jones’ Testimony. J. Spencer Jones, a cabin passenger testified: I was up till after 11 o’clock on Monday night, and then went to bod. I was aroused by the shock of the vessel striking. I went on deck and found everything ia confusion. J have had much experience with ships, being connected with the shipping house in Liver pool. The discipline of the Atlantic was ex cellent. The conduct of the captain and offi cers towards the passengers was all that could be desired. They were gentlemen in every sense of the word. They were always atten tive to their duty. I know of nothing that could have beeu done to save more lives thau were saved. Nicholas Brandt’s Testimony. I have been to sea a great deal. This was my sixth voyage in the White Star line. The conduct of the officers, and the discipline of the crew was very good. The officers were al ways energetic in the performance of their du ties. Nothing could beeu done to save life af ter the ship struck beyond what was done. The steerage hatches were open; there was also a passage from the steerage to the cabin. When I was on the wheel-house the time was 18 or 19 minutes past 3 o’cluck; the ship had theu keel ed over. Captain Williams stood on the side of the vessel below me encouraging the passen gers to keep moving about, and for six hours remained getting passengers into the boats. Charles IV. Allen’s Statement. Charles W. Allen testified I was a cabin passenger aud the first one on deck; my expe rience was much the same as that of others: I was saved by the ropes and the rock; It was my opinion that a good many more lives would have beeu saved if the ship had been mauued by efficient seamen. The captain could not get any number of men to do duty efficiently. One boat remained sound as much as three hours after the ship struck. That wa3 number one boat. My impressiou from the beginning of the voyage was that the ship was not well manned. There may have been a large enough crew but they were not efficient meu. The cap tain and officers, atter the vessel struck,seemed to exert themselves as much as they could. I considered the captain and the officers compe tent to perform their duty. I noticed that one of the rules was to exercise the crew at the boats once a week; ihat was not done. I be lieve that all steamers have that rule, but few obey it. There would have been difficulty in getting the boat into the water, but 1 believe it could have been accomplished. I heard of acts of insubordination among the crew the socond day after, but do not know of any. The Chief Officer’s Statement. John Wm. Firths, chief officer ol the Atlan tic, testified—At 12 o’clock noon, Monday, |the captain and 1 took observations by separate chronometers aud agreed very closely; the lon gitude was 63:65, latitude 41:39; a consultation of the officers was held as to the propriety of turning round to Halifax for coal, aud we unanimously agreed to do so as beiug the safest proceeding. At one o’clock the ship was head ed for Halifax, the course being north 24 east; the speed was then about nine knots; I then went below. At four o'clock I returned to the deck; my watch was from four to six; no al teration was made in the course; I was below from six to eight; at eight there had been a change of weather aud several showers of rain; I remained on deck till twelve. This course hud not been chauged; there had been dark cluuds but they hart passed aud it was then ejear; about half past eleven tl;e quartermaster told me tl;e speed’was 12 knots. At ten minutes to twelve the captain came on the bridge where I was aud enquired for the third officer (Brady) as he wished to have tli distance run by tlie ship from one p. m. to ink

night. Brady was at the time on his rounds t the ship. The captaiu afterwards came on tli bridge and told me ho placed the ship fot miles south of Sainbro Light I then went bt low. The captain’s orders were to keep a goo lookout for loose ice, and in the event of seein the light, to get it two points in the oort boi and call bim immediately, and under any cii cumstances to call him'not later than thrc o’clock. These orders I conveyed to the secon officer. The lead was not thrown over at all The lead was ready on the bridge. The [Th rest has been frequently repeated.] It was, in my opinion, impossible to liav launched the boat spoken of by Mr Allen 1 was carried away about daylight,' I have ha about twenty-seven years experience at se with a great many masters, and 1 foundcaptai Williams all that could be expected of one ii his position. I have been a shipmaster mvsell largely engaged iu the Indian trade. Tiier couid not have been auy attemps to keep tli steerage passengers below, as the companio: ways were open. I cannot give any opinion a to the quantity of coal she had or whether i was enough or not. I joined the steamer in tli morning and left a few hours later. Besides, might have been told that there was 900 tonso coal on board, but that would not prove it. Too often a short quality of coal is put in. ] considered that there was not the slightest risl when I went to bed at twelve oVlock. In th morning the ship was kept in her course fo three hours longer. The course was intended b take us about five miles east of Satnbro Light The point on which she struck is, I learn, abini seven miles west of the light. I can aceoun for the disaster in no other way than that then was a strong curreut setting to the north am west which we did not know of. The lead wa: hove regularly every two hours. On two o three days during the passage when we had n< observations our lead reckoning was found cor rect. The chief steward had reported a shor supply of provisions that night, because we tool on board more passengers than we expected This completed the chief officers statement ami the court then adjourned till tou o’clock Mon day. Halifax, April G.—Fourteen bodies were re covered yesterday, all by grappling. To-day. the weather being very favorable, the divers worked for the purpose of finding bodies and 27, all apparently steerage passengers were recovered. Many of them had considerable sums of money. A few packages of goods were brought up. The divers’ crew numbers 65 men. The only bodies now remaining un coffined on shore are those found to-day, all the others having been buried or coffined ready for burial. Those recognized by prayer books as Romau Catholics was taken to Terrance Bay, a few miles distant, aud buried in the Catholic cemetery. The remainder have been bnried iu the Episcobal cemete’-y at Prospect. Some of the bodies brought up to-day show that they died by suffocation, not by drowning. As the bodies are brought up by the divers they were placed iu a boat under the charge of Geo. Longard, a justice of the peace, aud conveyed to the hill side on Ryan’s Islaud, where Ed ward Ryrn, another magistrate, receives them and takes from them al 1 money and valuables, noting all in a book, with such marks of iden tification as can be found. The bodies of Mrs. Davidson and her daughter were found withiu jr short time of each other. WASHINGTON. Fratricide. Washington, April 5.—Two brothers, John [ and Michal Kane, having quarrelled on the 2Gth of March, Michael stabbed John with a butcher knife. The latter died last night from his i would. Michael fled aud nothing has been heard of him. Pleasaut Joke of Jlcdical Students. Early this morning the head of a man was found in the vicinity of the Capitol grounds and ' taken to the station-house where intense ex citement is created, many supposed that anoth er murder was committed. AH the bones of the face auJ skull have been taken out in a scientific manuer, leaving only the scalp, which was, however, entire. The beard and rich brown hair is unsoiled. Drs. Patterson aud Hartigan were summoned to hold an inquest, but after an examination declined to do so, as they are of the opinion that it is the work of some mischievous medical students. Guiltv of murder. The jury in the case of the negro Tom Wright on trial for the m urder of Samuel Regerst, a pedlar, on the 22d of December, brought in a verdict of guilty of murder iu the first degree. Treasury Balances. The following are the Treasury balances to day: Currency $2,305,003; special deposits of le gal tenders for redemption certificates of de posit $24,635,000; coin including $23,420,500; coin certificates $70,423,590; legal tenders out standing $358,682,468. Tennessee Civilization. Memphis, April 5.—About ten o’clock last night a shooting affray occurred in Chelsea, the northern part of this city, which resulted iu the death of John Newell at the hands of R. W.Coleman, his brother-in-law. E. T. Keel, a wealthy merchant, was threatened by Newell that if he did not give him $1000 by noon yes terday lie would shoot him. Last night, Keel, accompanied by his son Daniel, and Coleman found Newell opposite tlieir house, when the latter drew a repeater and shot him a number of times. Newell in his dying declaration ad mitted having threatened the life of Keel, but says Coleman was hired to kill him. Coleman has not been arrested but Keel offers to surren der him if the authorities will aocept $50,000 bond. Last Thursday, two men employed in Keen’s nursery, four miles east of this city, had an al tercation which resulted in one of them, Morris J. Bowers, shooting the other James Patterson, who had been discharged from the nursery, and accused Bowers of having been the cause, at tacking him with a pruning knife. TERRIBE STORM. Seven Persons Killed. Burlington, Iowa, April 5.—The most terri ble rain, hail and wind storm ever known here, came up at a minutes notice this afternoon creating fearful havoc and causing a loss of life, the most horrible part of the catasrophe was the destruction of a butter and egg, depot, and the death of seven persons. A house was blown down and twenty-five persons buried be neath the ruins. * A Orem Swindle. North IIaven, Conn., Apr. 5.—At a meet ing of the creditors from E. S. Scranton, held in this city to-day, S. E. Merwin, trustee under an assignment in bankruptcy, stated as the re sult of an investigation, that there was charg ed to profit and loss account since Jan. 1st, 1873, losses amounting to $478,000 which must be added almost worthless; real estate amount ing to $152,000; over drafts iu keeping with real estate amounting to $113,000; cash items little or no value to the amount of $70,000; making a grand total of $813,000. The liab li ties to the creditors amounting over $600,000. The feeling against the firm is very strong as it< doubtful whether anything whatever can be realized for the creditors. Thoughtful Chicago. Chicago, April 5.—A committee who are so liciting subscriptions in aid of the survivors of the Atlantic disaster report over a thousand dollars collected. The money will be forward ed to an agent of the line to bo distributed ac cording to his judgment. heteobolooigal . probabilities for the next twenty-foor hopes. War Pep’t, Office Chief Signal) Officer, Washington, D. C., > April G. (1 A. For the Middle and Eastern States, easterly winds veering the southwest in Virginia with generally cloudy weather and light rain; for the lower lakes, cluudy weather vvith light rain. __ EOKE1GN. The War in Spaiu. Bayonne, April 5.—Late advices from the north of Spain report that the railway between Zumorroga, in the Province of Guipure, Eva and Vittoria in the Province of Alava, was cut by the Carlists. There was a sharp fight on Thursday in Richall Igne mountains between the Carlists, numbering 950, under Dorreger, Ray and OUa, and 500 Republicans. The result of the engagement is not known. The author ities of Guipure have forbidden the ringing of church bells in that province because they are used to convey signals to the Carlists. Fami lies whose sons have joined the insurrectionists have been fined 20 reals a day during tlieir ab sence. Madrid, April G. The official report of tho surrender of Berga changes tho Oommander with treason, and attributes disaster to that cause alone. It also confirms the statement tha tho Carlists ba.vonetted sixty-seven prisoners. Fresh cases of insubordination among Capt Gen. Conlreras’ troops at Barcelona are report ed. Capture of Mauaanilla. New York, April 6.—News from Havana through Spanish sources, confirm the reported capture of the fortified city and seaport of Mansanilla, and sajs that an immense amount of booty in money and munitions of war fell in to the hands of the Cubans, who sacked the town. The attack was made at night in the absence of the Spanish troops in the field. Captain General Ceballos has 'elegraplied to Madrid that a large body of troops are impera tively wanted in Havana as a revolution may break out among the Spanish troops at any mo mc't. The slaves are also reported to be medi tating a revolt. A Steamer Reported Ashore. Halifax, April 5.—The steamer Unicorn in coming up this evening from the wreck of the Atlantic,passed a schooner which reported that a lr rge vessel, apparently a steamer, is ashore at Sprig Harbor, 35 miles east of Halifax. No particulars nave reached this city. more of the Victims. The funeral of Metcalf, tho second officer of the Atlantic, took place to-day from St. Paul’s Episcopal church. The body of Mrs. David son, cabin passenger, was picked up to-day.— The divers have commenced work. The body of Miss Davidson has since been found and with that of her mother was brought hero to night, _ Judge Wright of Washington, charged with frauds in connection with bounties to Indians serving in the war against the rebellion, gave bonds in St. Louis, Saturday, th *'“**■“ trial, *'*• Ior 6 A, ^ tejleoramh. f ma whin t “tB&tTSaiftK?"* of Alaba. e Ala., Saturday morning, aged «8.d Marion, 1 A land slide on the Rutland \ Pittsford station, Vt., threw t}m l I°a<?1 ,,ear 1 baggage car of the Montreal train off "tt.'!6. a"!i < before daylight Saturday morning. r was injured. 1 rson „ The report of a steamer being ashore at Spc-v j Island is discredited. The custom officials at Halifax havo fount 8 silks in crates of crockery ware, showing an in tention to smuggle them into New York. J FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL 1 Receipt* by Railroad* nad Utentnboat* ‘ Grand Trunk Railway-8 cars smidries, 2d( for Boston & Maine, 1 do horses, 1 do cattle, l at » waste, 1 do starch, 5 do for Boston, 1 do coni,.» do loi 2 St. John. NB, 14 do for Halifax, 25 do for Allan Line ' 38 do lumber, 1 do vegetables, 5 do for U. 1. K , 2 at i hay. i “ l Foreign Exports. . LIVERPOOL. Steamship Moravian—2800 bush [ peas, 2840 do wheat, 2500 do barley, 12,000 lbs i>earl .. , ash, 140,700 do potash, 1200 do tallow, 1828 uo bees wax, 1400 do tongues, 481,800 do bacon, 40,400 do beef, f&?2Jdo P,rk> *L233 do leather, 66,700 do butter, 600 bbls potatoes, 700 do oatmeal, 1100 do flour, 1202 : ^apples,10,720 gals ex bark, 100 lbs bladders, 186, > 30J do lard, 20,000 do tobacco, 6914 do grease, 26 pkgs . mdse, 138 sewing machines. > CARIBARIEN. Sch Eva L Leonard—710 sliooks and heads, 180 empty casks. ; HALIFAX, NS. Schr Maggie—1000 bbls flour, 10 ; tons feed. HALIFAX. NS. StearaerfCarlotta—1295 bbls flour, 275 do oatmeal, 25 do barley, 15 pks butter, 600 bush j malt, 650 do oats, tot md-e. Foreign Imports. i CAIBARIEN. Sch Cygnua—350 hhds, 25 tes mo lasses to E Churchill & Co. ST JOHN NB. Schr Annie W—3237 l>ox shocks to Geo S Hunt. Sch II Holden—3840 box shocks to Geo S Hunt. ST. ANDREWS, NB. Schr Eliza Francis-3102 cedar sleepers to Chancy Barrett. MATANZAS. Sch J L Cotter—175 hhds, 110 boxes sugar, 13 hhds molasses to Geo S Hunt. TURK’S ISLAND. Bark Zephyrine—Salt to Ryan & Kelsey. ISomIou Stock JList. (.Sales at the Broker’s Board, April 5.| Laconia Manufacturing Co .535 Boston & Maine Railroad.120 Sales at Auction. Bates Manufacturing Co.103* Eastern Railroad.106* Bangor City 6s, 1874. 96 Augusta City 6’s. 89J New York Slock ami NSoucj iTInrket. New York. April. 5- Mornina.—The Stock mar ket opoi.ed steady, and prices of miscellaneous secu rities gradually advanced on the non-confirm at ion of the anticipated advance in discounts by the bank of England to-day. The opening rates for Money were quoted at J per cent, and interest, and at 1 p. m. was stringent at J @ 4 per cent. Gold opened J per cent, lower—118$—on tho more favorable aspect of European monetery att'iirs, but the clique soon ran the price up a 'ain to 119. At 1 p. M. the quotation was at 118J. Sterling Exchange is steady to-day at yesterday’s quotations. At lp.m stocks depressed and weak. Government, bonds opened firm, and at 1 p. m. on the second call were strong. The specie shipment to Europe to-day consists of $516,000 in silver bars. The imports for the week amount to $7,576,073. -*■*»« Huukauuun ui government securities: United States coupon G*s, 1881. ion United States 5-20’s 1S62. * ’ *116 United States 5-20’s 1804.k.1.’nei United States 5-20’s 1865, old.lib United States 5-20*8 1865, new. 116J United States 5-2»»’s 1867..Ugl United States 5-2U’s 1868. .!. .1174 United Slates 5V new.113] United States 10-40’s.,coupons.1123 Currency G’s . . .113 The following were the opening quotations of Stocks: Western Union Telegraph Co. 84 Pacific Mail.57: N. Y. Centra’ and Hudson River consolidated.... 101 Erie.. Erie preferred.. Union Pacific stock., * 34 The following were the quotations for Pacific Rail road securities: Central Pacific bonds.102} Union Pacific do.’ $5 Union Pacific land grants.74g Union Pacific income bonds.73 Bank Statement. New York, April 5.—The following is the weekly bank statement: Decrease in loans.$ 814 700 ’ Decrease in Specie. 514*700 Decrease in legal tenders. 3,789,300 decrease in de[K>sits. 5,821 700 Decrease in circulation. 80,*100 The statement is regarded as very bad; the above figures show that the banks lose in their reserve S3, 100,000. DomeMtic iVlarkeiM. New York, April 9—5 P. M.—Ashes qniet at 8 50 for pots. Cotton }c higher with little better demand; sales 1223 bales at 19}c for Middling uplands. Flour dull aud heavy with a limited jobbing business; re ceipts 8940 bbls; sales 6500 bbls at 6 15 @ 6 65 for su pertiue Western and State; G 90 @ 7 60 for common to good extra Western and State; 7 65 @ 8 35 for good to choice do; 8 50 @ 10 50for common to choice white Wheat Western extra; 7 20 @ 10 50 for common to good extra Ohio; 7 50 @ 12 75 for common to choice extra St. Louis; market closing quiet. Southern Flour quiet and without material change; sales 400 bbls at 6 10 @ 8 15 for common to fair extra; 8 40 @ 12 75 for good to choice do. Rye Flour in fair demand; sales 380 bbls at 4 10 @ 6 00 for inferior line to very choice superfine. Corn Meal is steady; sales 350 bbls; Yellow Western 3 00 @ 3 40, chiefly at 3 25.— Whiskey lower; sales 150 bbls at 91. Grain—receipts of Wheat 4740 bush; Wheat very duil and nominal ly unchanged, shippers and millers operating spar ingly; bids generally 1 @ 2c below asking pikes; sales 3800 bush; No 2 Western 1 62; 1 45 @ 1 52 for rejected Spring; 1 85 for Red Western; No 2 Mil waukee ;uotedatl65 afloat; No2 Chicago Spring at 1 72} @ 1 77} in store and afloat; Winter Red Wes tern at 170 @ 1 87}; Amber Western 1 80 @ 1 97}. Rye dull and nominally unchanged. Barley quiet; sales 6000 bush; ordinary Western 1 10 delivered; Barley Malt quiet; sales 5000 bush Canada at 1 30 on time. Seed—Clover Seed firm at 8}c for prime; Tim othy quoted 3 50 @ 3 75. Corn—receipts 12,000 bush; Corn dull ami heavy; sales 34,000 bush at 63 @ 65}c for new Mixed Western; 65}c for old do afloat; 63 @ 63 }c for do iu store. Oats—receipts 12,075 bush; Oats firmer and in moderate demand; sales 38,000 bush at 51 @ 54c for new Mixed Western, the latter for choice; 52 @56cfor new White do; 50 @ 52} tor Black West ern. Eggs dull and in buyers’ favor at 20 @ 20}c for Jersey; 19 @ 20c for Western State ami Pennsylva nia. Hay quiet and weak; $1 for North river; 1 20 @ 1 50 for retail lots. Hops dull and nomiual; 1872 quoted at 40 @ 55c; California 50 @ GOc. Coal easy at 5 00 @ 6 00 for Anthracite ton •}> cargo. Leather in moderate request and sternly; Hemlock sole, Bue nos Ayres and Rio Grande light middle and heavy weights at 28 @ 31c; California do 274 @ 2S}c; Orinoco do 27 @ 28}c. Wool in fair demand and sligiily In buyers favor; California quoted at 22 @27c; Texas 21 @ 23c; No 1 pulled 44c; domestic fleece 54 @ 59c. Coftee dull; Rio quoted at 16} @ 19c in Gold. Sugar in good demand and steady; sales 1000 hhds at 7} @ 10}. Molasses firm; New Orleans quoted at G7 @ 75c. Rice more active and firmer; sales 80 tes at 8 @ 8jjc. Petroleum firmer at 9}c for crude and 19}c for refined and 19} last half April. Provisions—Pork is a shade firmer; sales 300 bbls at 17 12} @ 17 25 for new mess, 13 75 for extra prime; 15 75 @ 16 00 for prime mess; also 500 bbls mess April at 17 75. Beef firm and quiet at 9 00 @ 11 75 for plain mess; 12 00 @ 13 00 for extra do. Beef Hams quiet; 6ales at 30 00 @ 3.3 00; Tierce Beef dull; sales at 20 00 @ 22 00 for prime mess; 23 00 @ 25 00 tor India do. Cut Meats in moderate request; sales 100 boxes shoulders at 6c.— Pickled hams, 15 lbs average, at 12}c; middles firm; sales 1200 boxes long clear at 9@ 9 1-lGc; 200 boxes short clear at 9c; 200 do do May 9}c. Lard firmer; sales 450 tierces at 8|e for Western steam; 9} @ 93-16 for kettle rendered; also sales of 750 tes for May at 9}; 2500 do June at 9 5-16 @ 9|c. Butter firm at 18 @ 31c for Western; 32 @ 48c for State; 37 @ 45c for new. Cheese is quiet and steady at 12 @ 17c for common to prime. Naval Stores—Spirits Turpentine ami ana nominal at doc; Kosin auii ana Heavy at 112$ for No 2. Tallow is steady; sales 175,000 lbs at 8$ @ 8$c. Freights to Liverpool quiet. Chicago, April 3.—Wheat unsettled and dull; sales No 2 Spring at 115 @115$ regular; strictly fresh 1 18; No 3 Spring 1 07$ @ 1 08: rejected 93 @ 92$c.— Corn dull and nominal; No 2 Mixed 30$c for cash; 33c for strictly fresh; rejected 28$c. Oats steady: No 2 at 23$ @ 24 for regular; rejected 22 @ 22$c. Barley dull and drooping; regular 74c; frosh at 80c. Pork in good demand at 15 60 @ 15 75 cash. Lard held at 8 35 @ 8 37$ on spot and 8 50 seller May. Mams in pickle sold at 104 @ 13c; dry salted meats dull; shoul ders at 6 @ G£c for loose: 6$ @ 6$c for boxed. Bacon quiet and steady; sales shoulders at 7$c; clear rib sides at 9c; clear sides 9$c. Beef is quotable at 9 @ 9$c. Receipts—7,000 bbls flour, 25,000 bush wheat, 30, 000 bush corn, 24,000 bush oats, 2,000 bust rye, 6,000 bush barley, 00,000 hogs. Shipments—11,000 ODls flour, 34,000 bush wheat, 14, 000 busli corn, 20.000 bush oats, 2,000 bush rye, 12,000 bash barley, 0300 hogs. xolsdo, April 5.—Flour Is quiet and unchanged.— Wheat steady; sales No 3 White Wabash at 176; Amber Michigan on spot 1 G3$; seller May at 1 63$. Corn advancing; high Mixed on spotat39$c; seller July 44c; low Slixea 31$c. Oats quiet and unchanged; No 2 at 33c. Receipt—1,000 bbls flour, 2,000 bush wheat, 9,000 bush com, 1,000 bush oats. Shipments—0000 bbls flour, 3,000 bush wheat, 7,000 bush com, 0,000 bush oats. Detroit, April 5.—Flour quiet and unchanged.— Wheai is dull and declining; extra White at 1 92; No 1 White at 1 85; Amber Michigan at 1 64$. Corn is steady; No 1 42 @ 42$c. Oats quiet and unchanged at 3Gc. Receipts—2,000 bbls flour, 4,000 bush wheat, 10,000 bush corn, 3,000 bush oats. Shipments—1000 bbls flour, 2000 bush wheat, 1000 bush corn. Cincinnati, April 5.—Provisions quiet and steady. Pork nominally unchanged. Lard very strong; $te'im at 8$@8$c; kettle at 8$@8$c. Bulk Meats quiet and steady: shoulders at 6$c; clear rib sides at 8$c; clear stdes 8$c. Bacon quiet but firm; shoulders 6$c; clear rib sides 9c; sides at 9$c. Whiskey quiet and steady at 86c. Charleston, Ai>ril5.— Cotton quiet; Middling up lands 18$ @ 18$c. Savanna ft, April 5.—Cotton firm; Middling up lands at 18$c. Mobile. April 5.—Cotton quiet and firmer; Mid dling uplands 18$c. New Orleans, April 5.—Cotton in moderate de mand ; Middling uplands 19 @ 10$c. European Markets. London, April 5—11.30.—Consols opened at 93 for money and for account. , ^SS,r,£J? securities—U. S. 5-20’s 18G5, old. at 94; do 1867, 93$; do 10-40s, 89; new 58,90$. Erie Rail way at 50$. London, April 5-2.00 P. M.—Consols closed at 92$ for money and account. American securities—U. S. 5-20s, 1865, old, 94$; do 1867,93$; U. S. 10-40s, 89$: new 5s 90$. Erie Railway 50$. For Sale. A TRIMMING and Fancy Goods Storo, with a smalt well selected Stock, with steady increas ing trade, in one of the best locations in the city. Address “BUSINESS,” THIS OFFICE. apr4_(\2w* For Sale. HEAVY EXPRESS WAGON,(Blew) — FOR BALE CHEAP — T1IOS. LAIJGflLIN & SON, mar2G:i_BS5 Commercial Street. Announcement. MR. JAMES L. FOGG is admitted as a member of our firm from this dav. „ J, B. MATHEWS & CO. Portland, April 1, 1873. tf FCT Philadelphia. , TMNE Schooner J, W. MAY, all under deck. For r freight ari’ly 10 1 ap2dtf CHA*. H. CHASE & CO. ENTERTAINMENTS. CITY HALL, ONE NIGHT ONLY, MONDAY EVENING, APRIL 7th. • rcc.liuj all Riva,, nni| Competition. I AT TT> n°Ulrn of the World-Renowned UUPREZ & BENEDICT’S fucS Minstrels. Crowned wRh Rrtn.?P™EltS T0UR Now o» *l.eir au ,‘T„S.ucce8“ The largest and most powcrf^",IMal T®»r. egce. Everywhere pronounced by*? vist as the superiors of the lnense success attending the nerfo.m.3*®- The im mou- troupe have been unlvcnal Tor T.?1'thl* fr iars see Programmes. Admission as usno 1,arUcu CflAS. H. DUPRKZ, BastneSiUna. CHAS. H. KEESHIN, General Agent »Pr-_d6t Music Hall, formerly Deeriug Hall EXTRA TO-XIOIIT. ! MOSDAYTvENIIfG, APRIL 7, 1873. Harry Bloodgood’s ENTIRE Minstrel and Burlesque COMPANY volunteer their services on this occasion for the bon ellt of the MAINE GENERAL HOSPITAL FAIR, nn ler the supervision of the Executivo Committee. A pleasing and attractive bill will he presented on this occasion. Ticket* T® Cents; Reserved Menu 91.00; during tSed?y ! ,or fal° at tbo ,!ox °“ce Tuesday Evening last performance, when the Prices will be as usual. al'7 It DIRWAUGER^ Second Annual Exhibition. I shall open mv Green House on Congress street, foot of Dow, to the public from Monday, April 7th, until Friday, April 11th, inclusive, for the exhibition of my stock of beautiful and rare m. uv V> many of which have heretofore been unknown in this State. ADTII^IOX 35 CENTS, which will entitle the holder of each ticket to a Pre mium valued irom 25 cent< to $1.0 . aP3cllw J A. DIRWANGER. aitisiciiXiVl, For Two Nights aula Grand mat inee. FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AFR. II, & 12. (TRIUMPHANT RETURN OF Langrishe & Carle’s Great Original New York BLACK CROOK, COMBINATION ! Newly organized, remodelled and ir.larged for our I Return Tour, and presented with all ouriormer care- ■ fui regard to Scenic Display, Georgeous Costume, Grand Ballet, Enchanting Nfusie, Thrilling Tableaux, and BRILLIANT TRANSFORMATION SCALE OF PRICES: Orchestra chairs, $1.00; Par quet, 75 cents; Gallery, 50 cents. Seats can be secur ed at the Box Office one day in advance. tyLADIES’ GRAND MATINEE, SATURDAY AFTERNOON, APRIL 12TH. apr.ldGt W. H. WHITENET. Qen’l Agent. I. A.._R. Tenth Grand Annual Ball. THE Irish American Relief Association WILL On*E TILE LB Tenth Annual Ball — AT — CITY — ON — Monday Evening, April 14, 1873. A Also a GRAND CONCERT (one hour previous to dancing) by the Portland Brass Band and an Exhibition Drill (at 10 o’clock) by the Sheridan Cadets. IVlusic for Dancing by Chandler’s Full Quadrille Rand. Dancing com mences at 8$ o’clock. Floor Director—EDW. J, S-SK. Aids—Maxime Paquet, R H. Parker, P. J. Con nellan, James Dunphy, J. H. Larkin, J. E. Breslin, Peter Deehan, Wm. Curran. Floor Tickets $1.00; Gallery Tickets, for Gents 50 cents; for Ladies 25 Cents. For sale by the members ol the Association and at the door. Members can procure their tickets from Mr. B. O’Rielly. Re fresh men is furnished by Webster in the Senate Chamber. Clothing checked free. AI embers will appear in Regalia on the Grand March.Per order Managing Committee. Grand Presentation Concert. FARWELL & AMES’ HALL, ROCKLAND. Thursday Eve., Apr. 24. For particulars see Small Bills and Cards of Ad mission. J. A. LORI KG, ot Portland, General Agent for Cumberland County. kr aucio win w EiMurBiiui uc&ei* ibmibu iruiu Portland for the accomodation or those wishing to at end the concert. Fare for the round trip, $3.50. mar27 eodt-f Gentlemen’s Garments CLEANSED, — OR — Dyed Brown, Black, Blue-Black and Blue, AND PRESSED READY FOR WEAR. No Ripping required. Warranted not to crock. AT FOSTER’S DYE HOUSE, mar21TT&Stt24 Union St. It has otten been a common remark with tboro who have usod Dr. Morse’s Inhalations that 1.is In haling Remedies should be kept by every family in New England, to prevent and cure co ds, to remove hoarseness, spitting of blood, catanha affections, asthma, bronchial trouble, difficult breathing, to ex pand the lungs and chest, and ward off a.l disposi tion to pulmonary ditease. The attention of thousands of sufferers may also be called to Dr. Morse’s ‘Uterine Tonic,” an invalu able remedy, that never fails to do gor*d and fully satisfy those who avail themselves of its benefit**. All wno are suffering from weakness or iri ego Unities can have just ilie remedy they need by sending tor this “Tonic.” €. MORSE, M. D., W Free Street, Portland, Me. mch158NlawS3m Dissolution of Copartnership. NOTICE Is hereby given that the firm of B. & E. N. Ureoly, Is hereby dissolved by mutual con sent. Unsettled accounts will be adjusted by either member of the firm. R. GREELY, E. N. GREELY. Portland, April 1, 1873. aprBilw • NEW OYSTER HOUSE. T. S. HATCH Respectfully informs bis friends and the public that lie has leased and fitted up Id goo i shape store No. n©* Congre*» Street, nearly opposite Brown street. A full supply ot fresh Oysters, cooked in every style, and for sale by the quart or gallon con stantly on hand. Hatch’s celebrated Ice Cieam sup plied to parties op call.mcb5tf OUT OF THE FIRE. THE subscriber would respectfully announce that he is already organized in another Mill and ready to fill all orders lor Bar Mills Oak as promptly as before the fire. B. C. JORDAN. v38dtf Copartnership Notice. Mr. FRANKLIN FOX retires from the Ann of FLETCHER & i O. this day. The undersigned will continue the business under the same name as heretofore. J H FLETCHER. EDWARD TOMLINSON. April 1, 1873._3w Dissolution of Partnership! ~ THE partnership heretofore oxlstlng under the name of Dellrw & Trefethen, of Portland County of Cumberland, ..ealers in Fish, la this dav dissolved by mutual consent. J Trefethen &TnWiUbeCOn'inUCdUnd6rlte nam« of Portland, March 22, 1873. mart4eod3w» TO BE LET, S1® O^n^dtlTtr^ 1^r1?e£f‘1Ww’0U,'h ———- 194 Foro street. T |\I U Vi fOPTHWARK CO’S English Writing, A-i-l AAO writes Black and never fades. Sole «. Tj„. A*™ »tor U. S.—Schkkck Tao Co 03 Boekman St., N. Y. marfdSm AUCTION SALES. Ciroct i-ius anti Store Fixtures at Auction. 0*J,M.?'iI?AY> Ai'ril 7th. at 2J o’clock P. M., wo shall sell at office, Confectionery, Coffee, Tea, sugar, Spic a, Pickles, Hard Bread, Cream Tartar, saleratna, Sage. Tap Inca, Canary Seeo, Sauce and Canned (.owls, Starch, Tubs, Pails, Brooms, Wash boards, C othc« Pius, Fancy Gowis, Scales, Show cases, Measures, Ac. T O. Builey & Co., Auctioneers. nt=h26__ dtd Real Estate at Auction. ON TUESDAY.Ai.nl 8tli, at 12* o’clock P. M., wc shall t»ell the l! story wooden House and Lot No. 24 Adams street. Said House contains 9 rooms, never tailing aqueduct in cellar. Fine property for investment. Terras at sale. F. O. BAILEY Sc CO., Auctioneer*. __aP« _dO_ Manufacturers’ Sale of Crockery "are to the Trade by Anction. * ° BAI1-tiV*~tO., Auctioneer*. O salesrofm^is’lCxw ™ 8,h’ at 2i p- M t at our the ;ra.le a iar„e ,i“*cofa"Se street, wo sba.l sell to c C, Itoctingl.am and v.u” Paris White. I ready and gowis on exhlbittonTi Catalogue* mchko nu™ Monday, April 7tlY. ----— did auction Large and Attractive Sale of RARE AND BEAUTIFUL Italian Marble Statuary. Rich Vases, Alabaster Groups & Figures RECiCNTI.Y IMPORTED. J. S. BAILEY & CO., Auctioueer.s, — WILL SELL OS — Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday April 9th, lOtfa 11th an<l 19th, Commencing at 10 1-9 A. n. — AT — Salesroom, 22 Exchange Street, a recent importation of magnificent STATUARY, by Corrello Benzie. Figures of Pure Marble and Al abaster, elaborately carved. VAbES of great variety «vSiJt^ianv.(lebigu’ deluding the Tuscan, Bom an, Hebe, Gothic, Egypt lau, Florentine, Grecian, Ac. Elegant Card Receiver , Mantel O.namentp, and ^“^cho^ceaitkles for decorating Parlors, Drawing S3T“4xiis elegant stock will be on exhibition on l uesday afternoon and evening previous to sale. n»cn29drd A. S. BAILEY dr COn Commission Merchants, —AND— AUCTIONEERS NO. 38 EXCHANGE HTREfcf, Next below Merchants’ Exchange. JOSEPH S. BAILEY, OEO. W. PARKER. References—Messrs. H. J. Libby & lo., and Hon Charles P.Klmb.il i'..i'bn l. Me.; Messrs. Leonard & Co., and Lee & Shepard, Boston. apllt Portland, Bangor and Machias Steamboat Co. Inside line between Portland and Bnngor. Hi. Denari and IHaebiai. The Steamer CITY OF RICHMOND, CAPTAIN C. KILBY, Will leave Railroad Wharf, every MONDAY, WED NESDAY and FRIDAY evening, at 10 o’clock, commencing Wednesday, April 9. For Bangor, touching at Rockland, Camden, Lln colnvlllo, Belfast, Searsport, Sandy Point, Bucksport, Winterport and Hampdeu. Returning will leave Bangor every Monday, Wed nesday and Friday morning at 6 o’clock, touching at the above named landing, arriving in Portland at 5 o’clock P. M. The Steamer Lewiston, CAPT. CHARLES DEERING, Will leave Railroad Wharf every THURSDAY Evening, at 10 o’clock, for Rockland, Castine, Deer Isle, Sedgwick, S. W. Harbor, (Mount Desert,) Mill bridge, Jonesport, and Machiasport. Returning will leave Machiaaport every Monday morning at 5 o’clock, touching at the above named 1 inaing. For further particulars inquire of Roes A Sturdivant, 179 Commercial Street, or C If BUS STURDIVANT, Gen. Ag’t. Portland, April 5, 1873. apr3-tf Allan_Line. Montreal Ocean Steamship Co. UNDER CONTRACT FOR THE CARRYINO OF THB Canadian and United States Mails. Passengers booked to London derry and Liverpool. Return r.Fiolcets» granted at Reduced Rates. The Steamshio S ABM ATI AN9 Capt. Wylie. Will leave this port for Liverpool on SATURDAY, April 19th, Immediately after the arrival of the Train of ih previous day from Montreal. Passage to Londonderry and Liverpool, Cabin (ac cord! ug to accommodations).$70 to $80 Payable in Gold or its equivalent. For Freight or Cabin Passage, apply to H. & A. ALLAN, No. 1 India St. For Steerage Passage inward and outward, and to* Sight Drafts on England for small amounts apply to JAMES L. FARMER, No. 3 India Street. Portland. Nov. 19th, 1872. nov2tftf Bleaching Campaign FOR 1873. _ A Come and «ee xvliat a variety ol Shapes we have (or the season. We are now prepared to remodel old Hats and Bonnets in the high est style of the art at Sweetser’s Bleachery, 342 Congress Street. »p2 eod3w ESTABLISHED 1821. Byron Greenough & Co., 140 Ifliddle Street, PORTLAND. ME. Military, ] (Firemen’., Grand Army, I A BBC! J B..«e Ball, Wa*y, ”1s»cbaal, Kaaanic, J \Clab. HATS, CAPS AND CHAPEAUS, HADE TO ORDER, »y At the Lowest Prinea. n Samples sent on application, and all orders tilled at short no Ice._ aprltf CROASDALE’S GENUINE SUPERPHOSPHATE S3P"*Bichcr in Ammonia nnd Phosphoric Acids than Any Other Fertiliser in the market. CONANT & BAND, AGENTS FOR MAIIs E. 153 Commercial Street. Portland. ap3da&w3wH M. L. .A. THE Annual Meeting of the Mercantile Library Association, for the election *.f officers and the annual reports of committees, will be held at the rooms of the Associati »n, corner of Congress and Temple streets, on Tuesday evening, April 8, 1873, at 71 o'clock p. m. Polls open at 8 p. m. Per order, JAMttP. HAWKE8. aprldtd Recording Secretary. THE Maine State Agricultural Society will h id its 11TB, EXHIBITION AT BANGOR, September^ 17,18 & 19, ®yOver StlOOO, in premiums aro offered ■ mart3___d«m_ Ship Timbe^and Knees. I <«?„*, lar8^ta?(1 be,t *,ock 01 Ship Knees Oak -Precn^and^u W“** Hackmatack, Hardwood or White Oak Timber and Plauk at the lowest cash prices, L. TAVI.OB Portland. Dec. 30,18T2. __ Notice. THE power of attornev heretofore given my h H. Cole, to manage the Lumber baslnens. aeojm Drafts, and draw money from the First JiatlonM Bank In my name, is hereby withdrawn^ OOLS. _Portland, March 28, 1873. _apgdrw ^ To Owners of Jersey Co • * THE eut-criber offer. h W W^J««yBnU X for the use of Cows during i *joHN both Woodford's Corner, April 3.1S73. ap»lla«_ printing neatly executed a* tM* tl office.

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