Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, April 10, 1873, Page 3

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated April 10, 1873 Page 3
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THE PRESS. THURSDAY MORNING, APR. 10, 1873. Tllli PBEHg May be obtained at the Periodical Depot* of Fes seadeu Bros., Marquis, Robinson, Branell & Co.‘ Andrews, Went wort n, Glendenn ing Moses, Hender son, and Chisholm Bros., on all trams that run out of thecitv. ‘‘M B'ddcford, of Pillsbury. Af Saco of L, Hodgdon. At W aterville, of J. S. Carter. gAt Gorham, of News Ageut. At Bath, of J. O. Shaw. At Lewiston, of French Bros. At Kennebunk. of C. K. MiJer. CITY AND VICINITY. New Advertittementa To-Day. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. Maine Gen. Hospial Fair—Rules. Ice—Leavitt, Burnham & Co. Taylor’s Announcements—2. Removal—J. B. Hudson, Jr. Fur Sale—Jersey Cow. Notice—J. W.Deering. Administrator’s Notioe—Frank L. Colley. 10 per cent. Bonds—Brown, Wadswortn & Co. MISCELLANEOUS SOT ICES. Homocepatliic Cocoa-Walter Baker & Co. Kimball’s Lectures at India Street Church—2. Stated Meetings. CITY GOVERNMENT. The Board of Mayor and Aldermen meets the first Monday evening of each month. The Common Council meets the second Monday evening of each month. The School Committee meet the fourth Monday eve ning of each month. MASONIC At Masonic Hall, No. 95 Exchange Street. YORK RITES. Blue Lodges—Anciert Land-Mark, first Wedncs Weiii *>0jr,^aU(‘*’ 80C01K1 Wednesday; Atlantic, third Chapters—Greenleaf R. A. C., first Monday; Mt. vcruon, R. A. C., third Monday. Council—Portland C. It. & 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 Chanter, first Tuesday evening in May; Grand Council, Wednesday 3 I*. 31.; Grand Com mandery, Wednesday evening. ANCIENT ACCEPTED SCOTTISH RITES. jii^ ^tolWTi Grand Lodge of Perfection, first Council—Portland Council P. of J., second Fri day. Chapter—Dunlap Chapter Rose Croix de H., third Friday. Consistory—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—Machigonne, first and third Wed nesdays; Eastern Star, second and fourth Wednes days; Portland, first and third Saturdays. Relief association—Every third Tuesday in the month. TEMPLARS OF HONOR. At Templars' Hall, No. 100 Exchange Street. Council—Maiue, first and third Mondays in each month. Temple—Forest City, No. 1, every Wednesday evening. Corner of Congress and Caco streets. First Thurs day in each month. Young Men’s Christian Association- Corner Congress and Casco streets. Every evening. Portland Fraternity—No. 353} Congress street. Every evening. Knights of Pythias—Bramhall Lodge, No. 3, Thursday evenings; Munjoy Lodge, No. 6, Wednes day evenings. At their Hall, Clapp’s Block, Market Square. Portland Army and Navy Union- Corner Congress and Brown streets. First Tuesday in each month. Sons of Temperance—Portland Division, No. 95; Sons’ of Temperance Hall. Friday evening. Independent Order of Good Templars—An oana, Monday; Mission, Wednesdayin Williams' block, Congress street. Mystic, Thursday; Atlantic, Saturday;—at Sons’ ot Temperance Hall, Congress street. Iron Clad, Thursday, at West End; Pocahon tas, Thursday, at Arcana Hall. Portland Typographical Union, No. 75—Cor ner Congress and Casco streets. Second Saturday in each month. Payson Literary Society.—Meetings every Monday evening, Brown’s Block, cor. Brown and Cougress streets, at 7$ o’clock. Bosworth Post G. A. R.—Meetings every Friday evening in Mechanics' Hall, corner ot Congress and Casco streets. Holy Week. St. Luke’s Cathedral.—The following is the week’s programme: Daily—11 A. M. and 7$ P. M., full service with ser mon or address. Thursday—Anniversary of the institution of the Lord’s Supper; Celebration at 11 A. M. Saturday—Easter Even. 5 P. M., evening prayer; Baptism of adults. E»Bter Day—7$ A. M., Holy Communion; 10$ A. M., full service, ‘rConflnnatiou” and Holy Commun ion ; 3 P. M., Litany (choral) and baptism of chil dren; 7$ P. M., Choral service and sermon. St. Stephen’s.—There will be a daily service in this Parish during the present week, viz: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday evenings, at 7$ o’clock; and Thursday and Saturday afternoons at 4 o’clock. Also on Friday morning at 10$ o’clock. Supreme Judicial Court. APRIL TERM—BEFORE JUDGE VIRGIN. Wednesday.—There being no cnees ready for trial this week the i.ourt adjourned until Monday next at 10 o’clock a. m. Superior Court. APRIL TERM, 8YMOND8. J., PRESIDING. Wednesday.—The cases assigned for to-day were settled without a trial and the Court was occupied during the day in the disposition of interlocutory business. Assignment of Court trials will be made at th coming in of the Court this (Thursday) morning. * full attendance of the bar is requested. Municipal Court. BEFORE JUDGE MORRIS. Wednesday.—John Cheevers. Intoxication. Fin ed $5 with costs; paid. Arthur Libby. Intoxication. Fined $5 with costs and ordered to recognize in the sum ot $100, with sureties, for his keeping the peace for the term of three months. Committed. James Carey. Larceny. Fined one cent and costs; paid. Property restored. Abblo A. Leighton. Complainant under the bas tardy act vs. Stewart Hall. Respondent ordered to give bond to the complainant for appearance at May Term Superior Court. Sureties furnished. Cobb & Ray. Mattocks & Fox. Brief Jotting*. Cold, raw and windy yesterday. Schumacher has on exhibition photographs of the Portland Cadets, Ghampions of 1872. The property No. 28 Adams street, has been sold by F. O. Bailey & Co., to Cornelius Sweet sir, for $800. The Supreme Court has adjousned to next Monday morning. One hundred and thirty-nine dollars remain ed after paying the expenses of the Lynch din ner. Of this sum $100 will be given to the Hospital Fair and $39 to the Portland Benevo lent Society. The ladies of State Street Society are request ed to meet in the vestry at four o’clock this af ternoon to confer in regard to the Hospital Fair. The Grand Army hold their Mormon dance at their hall this evening. An adjourned meeting of the ladies of the First Parish and Park street societies will be held at Rossini Hall at three o’clock this after noon. Six thousand dollars have been appropriated by the State for a muster of the ten militia companies the last week in August. To-day is Holy Thursday. xne uainage to the India street church will no exceed fifteen dollars. The boys, six in nutn ber, were arrested by Deputy Marshal Wil Hams, yesterday, and compromised by settling the hills. Rev. E. P. Thwmg has an extended list oi lecture engagements, the proceeds of which an to go toward the completion of the Payson Me morial church. The sum required is $10,000 .lersey City aud Brooklyn will soon be visited Mr. George W. Swett, clerk of the Boar’ Head House, has been appointed conductor o the Pullmau between this city and Boston. The demand for tickets to the Cary compli mentary concert was very great yesterday morn mg. Arrangements have beeu made for extr trains on the Grand Trunk, Boston and Main and Portland and Rochester roads. The Saco River is rising, hut danger froi freshets is not anticipated as the ice is quite sol and will break up easily. M’lle Teresa Carreno, the celebrated piauis has volunteered her services at the Cary con plimentary concert. There will be a great de sire to hear her. As will be seen by advertisement, Chandiei assisted by C. M. Richardson, has reorganize! his band, and is now prepared to attend to al calls, and to give lessons on all instrument used in a military band. Morris Brothers play at Music Hall the 17t1 i ust. We trust our new Street Commissioner wil continue to mend liis ways, especially on Ex change street. Any one looking for gravel will find a g00( pit in front of the Artjus office. The many friends of Mr. Robert Pennell wil be glad to learn that he is fast recovering fron the injury received by the ki::k of a horse Don't forget the Old Folks’ Concert at tin Congress Street M. E. Church this evening The entertainment wiU be a very enjoyable one The Misses Symonds’ school will reopen on Monday, April 21st. Mr. Caleb Dunnell’s, of the stage route from Ohipee to Centre Walerboro’, reports five feet of now in the road at places. lienor Ponce, through forgetfulness, left his cigar shop open last evening while he went to tea. An honest young man from Gray, discov ed it, and kept watch and ward iu front of the door until Mr. Ponce’s return. One of our city commercial agents tells of a pi ce near Madrid in this State, where a snow drift has been for the last forty years. He saw the drift. What better evidence can we a.«k for? Ex-Governor G. W. Hendee of Vermont, one of the Directors of Die Vermont division of the Portland and Ogdenslrarg Railroad, is at the Falmouth. Portland Dispensary.—The annual meet ing of Die Dispeusary was held Monday after noon at S o’clock, the President, Olliver Ger rish, Esq., in the chair. From the report of the Secretary, Dr. F. H. Gerrish, we learn that 536 persons were vacci nated, in addition to the number treated during the year, amounting to about 400 patients. The officers elected were as follows: Board of Managers, Oliver Gerrish, J. T. McCobb, Andrew Spring, T. C. Hdrsey, W. S. Dana, H, M. Payson, William Deering, J. W. Water house and Mark P. Emery. Olliver Gerrish was elected chairman for the ensuing year, Dr. F. H. Gerrish secretary; Dr. C. E. Webster, treasurer. Consulting physicians, Dr. I. T. Dana, Dr. S. H. Weeks. Attending physi cians, Drs. F. A. Stanley, C. O. Files, N. A. Hersom. Dr. L. C. Gilson, apothecary. Frederick A. CJcrrleh. It becomes our sad duty to chronicle the death of Mr. Frederick A. Gerrish, which took place at his residence yesterday morning. The event was not unexpected, for Mr. Gerrish has been severely ill for some weeks. At the time of his death the deceased held a position in the Custom House. For many years he was en gaged in the printing business, serving his ap prenticeship in the office of the old Portland Advertiser, of which paper his father was part proprietor. He was a man whose qualities of head and heart eudeared him to a host of friends. His loss will be felt by the communi ty. At tho time of his death he was fifty years of age. He leaves a wife and one daughter. 8. P. C. A. Mr. Editor,—Please allow me space to say to “Progress” of yesterday’s Press, in answer to his song of “Where, O Where,” in reference t® the Society with the long name and its spec ial agent, that, having resigned some months ago that important position, I trust X may bo excused for not being on tho ground when the unpleasant occurrence of which he speaks took place; as at the time I was undoubtedly urging some juvenile offender to pay more earnest heed to his educational interests. I would also suggest to “Progress” that, if iu the future he should be so unfortunate as to witness another affair of that kind, he repair at once to the office of our Municipal Judge who will, I am sure, give him a respectful hearing and render such a decision as the case may de mand. W. L. Fitcr. Past, Present and Future.—C. P. Kim ball, Esq., delivers his interesting and instruc tive lecture on the “past, present and future of Maine,” nt the India street Universalist church this evening. The topics treated upon are of great interest to our citizens, and there will un doubtedly be a large audience present. The views of Mr. Kimball upon the resources and the needs of our State, clothed in his forcible and telling language, will command the very general attention of all interested in the p ros perity of Maine. Joseph B. Parsons.—An inquest on the body of the late Joseph B. Parsons, was held hy Coroner Gould 5 esterday. No new facts were elicited, and a verdict of accidental death was returned. The funeral services over the remains of the deceased will take place this afteruoon. Pri vate services will be held at his late residence No. 152 Newbury street, at 2.30. The public services take place at the First Baptist Church at 3 o’clock, p. m., Dr. Shailcr officiating. The police force will do escort duty in honor of their deceased comrade. Appointments.—Judge Virgin yesterday ap pointed C. W. Goddard, M. P. Frank, andH. B. Cleaves, Commissioners for Cumberland takeall criminal recognizances there in. The appointments are made in accordance with an act passed by the last Legislature, tak ing away the power hitherto excercised by any two justices of the peace to hold to bail parties charged with crime, and vesting the authority solely in one or more justices appointed by the Supreme Judicial Court as Commissioners. Black Crook.—The box office will be open this morning for the sale of reserved seats for the Black Crook. This grand spectacular play has been newly oganized, remodelled and en larged for the return tour, and will now prove more attractive than ever. Horse cars will run until the close of the performance; so our Deering friends will be able to attend. Re member that this troupe gives a benefit for the Hospital Fair. It plays at Mu sic Hall Friday and Saturday. Narrow Escape.—A son of Mr. Goth, of Cape Elizabeth, while playing near the shore, stepped npon a floating cake of ice. He drifted off nearly a mile. A young man named John Hillman, seeing him, took a boat and went to his rescue. But a few moments after the boy was taken into the boat, tho ice touched a weir and tipped over. Breaking and Entering.—The provision store of C. J. Pennell & Co. was broken into eaply yesterday morning, and about $20 worth of poultry, hams, &c., taken. An entry was effected thro’ the grating in the sidewalk on Free street. 1M8CEI.L,A1VI!0(J8 NOTICED. A. Q. Leach is first in the field for the Hos pital Fair. In addition to his donation he will sell at cost any dry or fancy goods to be used for the Fair, and “have them sent home.” See his advertisement in the special notice column. Don’t forget Kimball’s lecture at India St. Church this evening. The sale of Marble and Alabaster Goods at J. S. Bailey & Co’s, No. 22 Exchange st.will be continued to-day, commencing at 10.30 a. m. aud 3 p. m. HoMoatPATinc Cocoa, prepared under the most able homoeopathic chemical advice, is freely allowed by physicians of that school when a strict emoargo is laid upon tea and cof fee. Few who have tested the purity and ex quisite aroma of this choice preparation will ever wish to resume the interdicted articles. Made by Walter Baker & Co., Boston, and for sale throughout the land. F. O. Bailey & Co. will sell at their office, No. 18 Exchange street, some valuable sewing machines, Tools, Office Furniture, Grind Stone Lathe, &c. _ 1/UJi i luigci ixiiuuiiu s icuuu: di iiiuia ci. Church this evening. No reasonable doubt can now exist of the great efficiency of Bmol vnder’s Buchu, for the removal and counteracting of kidney, blad der and glandular diseases, mental and physi cal debility, female complaints generally, and all maladies of the urino-genital organs, for family physicians of note consider it to be tbe s standard remedy. apr8-eodlw Advertisebs naturally seek the moans for . reaching the largest number of readers, and those of the best quality. The Daily Press fills the hill in both particulars better than'any * other daily journal in Mains. Job Printing.—Every description of Jos J Printing executed promptly, aud at the lowce f prices, at the Daily Press Printing House If 1 Exchange St. Wm. M.Mark’s. , Steel Knives aud 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. , _ feb2u-eodtf 1 The Purest and Sweetest Cod-Liver Oil 1 is Hazard & Caswell’s, made on the sea shore, 1 from fresh selected livers, by Caswell, Hazard & Co., New York. It is absolutely pure and 1 sweet. Patients who have once taken it prefer it to all others. Physicians have decided it su perior to any of the ether oils in market. mar21-4wf Heavy Bain Storm. Fort Wayne. Ind., April 9.—The heaviest rain storm for five years occurred here during the 4k hours ending this evening, the fall being 3£ inches. The St. Mary’s river overflowed ns banks almost floating barns and houses on the ! low grounds, Tbe hundred yards of the Fort Wayne, Munice & Cincinnati railroad track was washed away this morning. Tbe railroad bridge at Waterloo was also carried away. BY TELEGRAPH. NEW HAMPSHI RE. geutcncc of A Sedaccir Concord, April 9.—George Sherburne, the man who eloped with Josephine Drew from Fisherville, last fall, was arraigned on the charge of adultery in the Supreme Judicial Court this morning, and pleaded guilty. Ho was sentenced to the full extent of the law three years in the State Prison. The Goffidown Inquest. Manchester, N. H., Anril 9.—To-morrow being Fast clay, the inquest in Goffstown of the niurder ot Merrill, adjourned to Friday morn ing. The murderer evidently took great pains to prevent the identification, the body being stripped of clothing, hair and whiskers shaved off and the features horribly mutilated. The body was recognized however, by a scar over one eye and by other means, leaving no doubt of his identity. Before his disappearance last fall, he was heard to say when partially intoxi cated that he did not dare to go home for fear of being murdered. What Conies of a Bad llabit. A yoUDg man named John Nuckle, who took lodgings at the station house last night repre senting himself from Holyoke, Mass., was stabbed in the neck this afternoon by Patrick Sullivan The parties got into an altercation about a piece of tobacco. The wound though serious, is not supposed to be fatal. MASSACHUSETTS. Robberies and Accideat. Boston, April 9,—The pocket-book of Nelson Curtis, a well-known builder, was stolen to-day from a pile of lumber in Devonshire street, where he had momentarily laid it while exam ining papers. It contained $3,800 in bank bills and $20,000 in notes of hand. A promising lad named Putnam, aged 14,was thrown from a horse in Peabody last night and instantly killed. John Tieling, late clerk at a hotel inIBerkley is reported to have robbed his employers of $1100 and departed for Europe. Advertisement, An exhibition of the Westingliouse air brake was given to the Board of Railway Commis sioners and the Massachusetts Senate Com mittee upon Railroads, and prominent railroad officials this afternoon, on a train of eight cars of the Eastern Railroad. A number of experi ments were submi ted with great success. Among them were stops made by the engineer from a signal given in the cars by the conduc tor. Result:—Rate of speed, 30 miles per hour, train stopped in 15 seconds, distance 424 feet from the time of the signal. Second—A stop was made by patting the brake on from one of the cars, engine wide open and full steam. Result:—Time 21 sec onds, speed 30 miles, distance G85 feet. Third—A stop was made by severing the en gine from the train, brakes working antomati Fy, time 11 seconds, speed 35 miles, distauce 350 feet. After the experiments were concluded {a dinner was given to the guests at the Revere House by invitation of Mr. Westinghouse, which was enlivened by speeches and was oth erwise the occasion of great pleasure to all con cerned. A State Prison Convict Fatally Stabs nn Officer. A tragedy took place in the State Prison at Charlestown this morning, which threatened to firove fatal. As the convicts were marching in ine as usual from breakfast, Wm. Patterson attacked John E. Shaw, a prison official, one of tne escort, and inflicted two terrible blows with a large knife, which he had secreted about and bis face laid open with a deep gash eight inches long. He was removed to the hospital in a precarious condition. Patterson was serving a ten year’s service for burglary, having pre viously been convicted for twelve years. Drowned at Sen. Gloucester, April 9.—Benjamin Carpenter and Archie Beaton, of the fishing schooner Sa rah P. Ayers, of this port, were lost in a dory off the banks, and Michael Carleton was wash ed overboard from the schooner Aaron Burn ham. NEW YORK. Tlic Strikers Attack tbe Manhattan tins Works, but are Bcpnlscd. New York, April 9.—The gas men and the police came into a conflict last evening, and af ter a short and sharp tussle the police were vic torious. The strikers made a demonstration on the Manhattan gas works, ou the 10th ave nue side, but the attacking party was repulsed with little damage. Rallying, a rush was mado for the 17th street entrance, but the police quickly appearing there the strikers were forced back to a safe distance, where they had a con sultation and, the police say, obtained arms. Subsequently the whole force of strikers were massed and a rush was made, that the police might bo taken by surprise and the entrance be gained. The police were on the alert, however, and routed the gas men, many of whom had bloody heads and well bruised bodies. No pis tols were used on either side. It was understood that the attack was made on the works that the valve room might be gained and tbe gas shut off, so that the citizens generally might be in convenienced and made to sympathize with the strikers. During tbe conflicts outside the works there was a great excitement within.— Men were armed and expressed a determination to defend themselves. The strikers now num ber nearly 400, and have sent a delegation to Albany to ask the Legislature to appoint a commission to assess the value of the property of the different gas companies, preparatory to their purchase by the city, and the enforce of the eight hour law. There are no new developemeuts in the gas men’s strike. Tiie strikers held a secret meet ing to-night, the result of which has not been ascertained. The supply of gas in the lower part of the city is as usual. Temperance Legislation. The New York East Methodist Conference yesteruay adopted a resolution favoring the passage by the Legislature of the local option law, and demanding the enactment of civil damages. The bill is similar to the one now in force in Illinois. Fight at a School Meeting. An attempt to elect two school trustees in Ferdham, Westchester county, yesterday, cul minated in a riot which lasted all the afternoon with alternating success of the two factions, the police being driven off but returning brave ly to the charge. Up to nine o’clock last night not a vote had been cast. Several were badly wounded by clubs and stones. The Bull’s Bead Bank. The grand jury have found four indictments agaiust Wui. H. Merritt, assistant cashier, and three against James J. Peck, late receiving teller of the suspended Bull’s Head Bank. The former are for forgery and embezzlement, and the latter for grand larceny and embezzlement. Both have filed bonds for trial. The defalca tion is said to be $340,000, Alleged Abortion. Helena Kalis, a doctress, was arrested to-day on charge of Mrs. Arlington (who claims to be tbe wife of Gen. Fred W. Arlington) of hav ing procured an abortion on her. Mrs. Arling ton was found lyiug on the sidewalk on Mon day, suffering intensely, and she is now at tbe Long Island College Hospital where it is now stated she cannot survive. The Postal Car Controversy. The United States Senate Committee heard to-day the continuation of argumeuts in refer ence to the Postal Car question. President Hinckley, of the Philadelphia & Baltimore Railroad read an extract from the annual re ports, showing the small profits resulting to the company from the earnings of carrying mails. President Harris, of the Connecticut Va'ley road stated that hid company received $12,900 from the express per year, and if they were paid accordingly for mails, they would get $45, 950 yearly; as it is they only get $10 for the round trip by a 21 feet car with two messengers. If the latter paid their fare it would cost them $7. Mr. Hinckley resuming, read| documents to show the inequality of the postal reuumera tion. His own company received sixtv-two cents per mile for a thirty feet car on the Balti more Central branch, while ou tbe Delaware branch they only received fourteen cents per mile for a thirty feet car. The mails were car ried in same class of cars on both branches. The committee then adjourned until to-mor row when Mr. Davis will make an argument for the Post Office Department. Bcnry Sentence. Edward Murptiy, a member ot West Side gang, bas been sentenced to 20 years in States Prison for the assault and robbery of John North, a resident of Connecticut. Various matters. The Committee of Seventy last night held a full meeting and passed resolutions condemn ing the city charter as now before the Legisla ture. At a meeting of the Board of Emigration, the financial report showed a deficiency of about $50,000. The only two names of the list furnished the Erie Committee as having been paid money for services in the Legislature, are Senators Har rower and James Wood. Four other names were furnished, but the committee stopped the reading of them. The weather is cold and cloudy with a heavy east wiud. The Italians employed by the New York Gas Co. have all left and Germans supply their places. The car drivers on the Belt lino will strike tomorrow for $2.75 per day. Their present pay is 82. Everything is quiet around the gas works, the strikers have given up all hopes that the employees of the Manhattan Company will join them. 1 Ta.0Pan decided to-day that Mrs, he (lisehn^rWiltneas iu tlle Goodrich case,should seemitvofs1!^,"" recognisance and nntreporter8>shoidn"nllaSire"’ked his order that withou^jmssesl'U d be a,lm'tted to the Tombs The Rochester Calamity. Rochesteb, April 0.—None nf tp , . the persons who were swept into the LveTlalt night have yet been found. More pelson, ‘ire reported missing. poisons are The First Train. Poughkeepsie, April 9.—Tho first ti„ , train from the West in thirty-six hours, here at nine o clock to-night, containing wT tern and California passeugers. Train Stopped by the Flood. Poughkeepsie, April 9.—The western bouud passengers who passed through this city last night, going north,returned this noon and have gone to New York, being unable to get through on the Central road. The Legislature. Albany, April 9.—The bill providing for ap pointment of poUce justices of New York City, passed to day. The Senate to-day rejected the motion for re tention of Comptroller Green of New York Gity till the end of his term and determined there shall be a new election in November next a«i every f°!ir years thereafter. The term of office of the incumbent will commence January, first. Data Torn Twsj. It isundersood unofficially that the new high dam aero s the Oswogo river near Oswego was torn away yesterday. It belonged to the State aud was near completion. Over $180,000 had been expended upon it. The Governor sigued the civil rights hill this afternoon. The local option bill has passed the Assembly. The committee investigating the Erie Railroad matters, made a partial report and asked the extension of the time to April 14th, to make a inquiry into the charges made against certain members of tlie legislature, which was granted. WASHINGTON. Appointments. Washington, April 9—The following ap pointments were made to-day by the President: For surveyor of customs at Baltimore, Charlss Gilpin: postmaster at North Bridgewater, Mass., A. T. Jones; at Northfield, Vt., J. H. Orcutt; James W. Wakefield, Bath, Me., reap pointmeut; David W. Low at Gloucester, Mass., vice Charles Grover, suspended under tenure of office law. Indian Matters. Special Ajtent Jefferds, writing to the Com missioner of Indian Affairs, March 21st, from Sulphur Springs, Arizona, says neither Cochiso nor any of his sub-chiefs have left the reserva tion since they made peace five months since. Burned Bonds and Notes. The packages of partially burned bonds, notes, etc., received at the Treasury a few weeks ago from Frankliu, Pa., which the insane cashier (Ankerson) attempted to destroy be fore committing suicide, have not yet all been examined. The most promising of them w-re first examined by exports of the Treasury office who report that they have identified $111,000 in United States bonds, $30,000 in railroad and other bonds, and a few dollars worth of green backs. The greatest loss will probably he in bank bills, as many were burned to cinders. Treasury Balances. The following are the Treasury balances to day: Currency $2,310,580: special deposits of le gal tenders for redemption of certificates of de posit $25,025,000; coin $70,657,740; including $23,861,000 in com certificates; legal tenders outstanding $358,839,600. THE FESHETS. In Massachusetts. Worcester, April 9.—Tlie dam at Ram's Horn Pond, West Millbnry, 500 feet long, gave way early this morning, and the water swept through the valley in West Military, Auburn and southern part of this city. At West Mili bury Lombard’s Shingle mill was entirely de stroyed ; two houses were carried by tlie cur rent for a considerable distance, one of them being prevented from going over the falls by being caught in the trees. Sturgis’ tannery was nearly destroyed. Three bridges across the highway are washed away, and the road is badly washed out. Larnad’s mill at Auburn is badly damaged, and 150 feet of the track of the Nor vich & Worcester Railroad with a stone bridge washed away. The low lands in the southern portion of this city are flooded the damage will be very heavy. At nine o’clock to-night it was thought no further damage will result unless the Trowbridge draw two miles from tlie city breaks. in ;u;w loru. Poughkeepsie, April 9.—AU the ice in the Hudson River is on the move this morning. The steamer Hasbrauk from New York, did not reach here till ten o’clock this morning, being fully eight hours behind time in conse quence of ice obstructions. Heavy land slides or. the Dutchess and Columbia Railroad have prevented trains from running on that road since Sunday. Rochester, April 9.—The water rose steadi ly in the river all night. At noon to-day it is reported at a stand still. Search was being made for the bodies at the scene of the calamity last night, but none have yet been recovered. It is impossible to tell how many are lost. Fif teen of those who went down are known to have been saved. Several persons are reported missing. Reports from up the valley show the water to be falling to-day. The basement of the buildings in Front and other streets are flooded, and considerable damage has been done to merchandise. Tho canals are slowly filling. Albany, April 9.—The flood on the Central Railroad track west of here is causing a serious damage to the business interests. No trains have reached this city since yesterday morning. The track from Spraker’s to Palatine bridge was entirely submerged and in some places to the depth of three feet by ice and water. A freight train was thrown from the track above Spraker’s by the suddenness of the flood, and a number of cars were damaged. A large section of the track is also reported to have been wash ed away. No trains west of Palative bridge can pass the obstructions. Trains from Tonda, Amsterdam and Schenectady are the only ones running. A large gang of men have been sent to the obstructed part unit will repair the track as soon as the water subsides. A heavy pas senger train left for the west at two o’clock this afternoon in hopes of getting through all ri-'fit. The ice has not yet given war in either East or West Canada creeks. When it does the ice gorge in Mohawk will be hr. ken and the water west will theu begin to fall. At Sandy Hill and other northern ports on the Hudson the water was nsi jg to day, although there has beeD no break on the upper Hudson. Should the Canada creeks and upper Hudson break away simultaneously there would be a heavy freshet here. In Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, April 9. —At Danville the river is very high and rising. Much alarm is felt at Wilkesbarre. The Susquehanna is twen ty-three feet high and continues to rise. The people living along the banks are compelled to move. No destruction of property is yet re ported. Mauch Chunk, April 9.—The Lehigh is fall ing. No damage is anticipated. Wilkesbarre, Pa., April 9.—The Susque hantia rose to three feet above low-water mark this morning. There is a continuous sheet of water between Pike’s Hotel and the bridge, and boats can be rowed the whole distance.— The river is now falling slowly. At Easton the Delaware is still twenty feet above low-water mark and still rising. In Michigan. Detroit, April 9.—The Saginaw River is nearly up to the point reached two years ago, and is still rising. Railroad communication with Bay City will be interrupted for a few days. THE ATLANTIC. Reports from the Wreck. Halifax, April 9.—Five bodies were recov ered from the wreck to-day. four steerage pas sengers and a sailor. All unrecognized. A plate was removed from the vessels side, hut it opened into the coal bunker and Was of no advantage. The divers continue to work hut will not do much till the arrival of the New York wreck ers. A detective searched some of the houses in the vicinity of the wreck to-day and recovered a few articles that have been stolen. The collector of customs goes down to the wreck to-morrow to investigate the smu°glin» stories and to attend to other business. He takes full charge of affairs on behalf of the government. The Court of enquiry will be postponed till Saturday. Rev. Mr. Ancient takes charge of the bnrial of all except those who are identified as Catho lics and taken to the Catholic cemetery at Ter rence Bay. He assists at the grave digging, conveying the bodies in boats, and reads the burial services. Timber Conflagration in Virginia. Gordonsville, Va., April 9.—A timber con flagration is raging ou all ’ sides of the village. The entire population is panic stricken and some families are leaving their homes to avoid destruction. The fire commenced south of the village, on the farm of Mr. Michie, in Green Srping neighborhood, and swept across the rail road at Melton’s station on the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad, three miles south of this place, destroying the station, dwelling houses and y.wjwuug iu no |iaui. xus rauroau iracK is rendered impassable, and trains will be detain ed probably for hours. The fires have swept nearly all the fencing, See., in their path, and have caused great destruction to timber, houses, &c. The loss to farmers is heavy. The fire extended to the mountains and along the line of the Orange, Alexandria & Manassas Rail road and the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad. The latter will lose heavily on wood and buildings. Narrow Escape of 400 Workmen. Pittsburg, Pa., April 9.—Three bridge tes tles supporiing 70 feet of the roof of the Na tional Tube works, at McKeesport, Pa., gave way at 5 o’clock this afternoon, breaking the gas conductor leading from the gas producer to the furnaces. The gas took fire and the mill building was immediately enveloped in flames and totally destroyed. Two hundred men were working under the roof when it fell, but mirac ulously only one man was kil'ed. Several work men sustained injuries, none of which, howev er, are likely to prove fatal. Loss $200,000; in surance $190,000._ Conference of Ike Latter Day Saints. Salt Lake City, Utah, April 9.—The Spring Conference of the Latter Day Saints, closed yesterday. It was not so large or successful as usual. A number of the prominent Church meu were sent on missions to Europe and to Islands in the Pacific; new offices were creat ed and filled the vacancy occasioned by the res ignation by Brigham Young as trustee in trust of the Church was also filled; $25,000 bonds are required of the trustee in trust of the Church, and $10,000 bonds of the assistants, who handle $500,000 and more yearly. An Abortion Murder. Chicago, April 9 —A post-mortem examina tion of the body of Mrs. Hall, the lady who died suddenly on Sunday, at Grand Central Hotel in this city, revealed that death was pro duced by abortion. The case is still under in vestigation. Thirty of the ill-fated steamer1 Atlantic pas sengers arrived this morning. The Ohio Constitutional Co Mention. Columbus, Ohio, April 9.—From the most jyluble returns the political complexion of the u-onstuuUonal convention, will be 51 Republi cans to 10 Democrats, and 7 Liberals, with 7 counties to hear from. TERRIBLE ACCIDENT.

Fall of a Building and 15 Men Buried. New Haves, Conn., April 9.—A terrible ac cident occurred at Middletown this afternoon a*- t;15o clock. At that time the nearly com pleted building known as the Shepard Block, fell in, burying under the ruins some 15 uieu. business was suspended and the people imme diately gathered at the spot and commenced the work of taking out the dead. Tbo followin'* is the list as far as ascertained, six bodies having been recovered: Elisha Harrison, Jas. Tyler John Kelly, Owen Sullivan, Julius Phelps aud Joel Shepard, the latter a brother of the build er. Two or three others received slight injuries. Two ladies were passing in front of it when the accident occurred, but escaped without injury as did also some of the inmates, among th -m the owner and his builder,who says he wished he had been buried with the others in the ruins. A large crowd gathered immediately and com menced moving the timbers, &c. Before six o clock the followiug dead bodies were recover ed: Elisha H. Harrison, Jno. Kelley, Jno. Ty nan and Owen Sullivan. The following were injured: Jno. Reagan, leg broken; Joseph Evejand, skull fractured; Rutherford and Tuell received slight injuries; Allen and Downs cs caped unharmed. At 6.30 about two hundred men were on hand at work rescuing those who were still in the wreck, and it is expected that two or three more bodies will be found. Tho fire depart meutdid gso'l setvice. All business was sus pended and a large crowd gathered in the vicinity. The Middletown National Bank building was slightly injured by the accident, a <Tu0naKf the having fallen on it. , ,e Shepard Block was loeaeed on the site *,o dDN?rA ' Congregational Church, be tween the Post Office and the Middletou Bank. When completed the building would have cost about S_5,000, and it is probable that §20,000 has aJready been expended upon it. The budding site was sold at auction last summer by the North church and Purchased by Allyn M. Colgrove for $25,000. Mr. Col i ;rove subse quently leased the site to Chester Shepard, Jr., tor twenty years, and Mr. Shepard commenced work on the ruined buildiug late iu the fall — The cellar was dug during the winter. Proba bly the disaster was caused by this fact. Wheu ?he frost began to melt the clay soil gave way ^u.?il.ton,e yeek a"° ^ was observed that the building bad slightly settled on the southern end. The walls were oi brick and only twelve inches thick Supt. Elisha H. Harrison, one e m WJJ? a 80,1 of Sylvanus Harrison, of Northford. He was 27 years of age and le^nefA^ld0WVw,He resided in Middleton. 0.4o I. M.-—The sixth body has just been taken out and proves to he Joel Shepard, a brother of the builders. Railroad matters. »*<bApril 9*—The jury has giv en Mrs. Pollard $80J0 damages from the New Jersey Central railroad for injuries caused by an accident on that road. v."^!irail^emen^s arc be,nK made to straighten the Mercer & Somerset railroad, with a view to making it a part of a new through road under the auspices of the Pennsylvania Railroad Co. and under the name of the New Jersey Rail road Company. Ranks dwindled. Evansville, Ind., April 9.—The Evansville National Bank was swindled out of $10,000 and the First National Bank out of $2,390 by forged drafts presented by a man giving the name of H. Herricks, who escaped with the money. .1I£TEOROLO«1CJIlL • PROBABILITIES FOR THE NEXT TWENTY-FOUR HOURS. *» r\n uiutr ±, yjJJJTIUIS VU1EF OKiJlAI/ 1 Officer, Washington, D. C., > , . . . April 10. l-( A. M.l J Probabilities—The lowest barometer is now north-eastward along the East Atlantic coast to Cape Cod; for New Englaud, on Thursday, easterly winds, cloudy and rain, followed in the evening by northwest winds and clearing weather; for the Middle States, falling temper ature, fresh to brisk westerly winds and clear ing and clear weather; for the Southern States, a rising barometer, south and southwest winds and generally clear weather; for the lake re gion, diminishing winds, rising barometer,clear and clearing weather. The midnight reports are missing from the upper lakes and the north west. EOKEIG^ . Carlists Jlo real cats. Madrio, April 7.—Gen. Saballs, a Carlist chieftain, with a force of insurgents is within six kilometres of the town of Pingcerda in the province of Geroua.'- An attack is expected and the women are fleeing from the town. The men are preparing to defend the place. it* Expelled The inhabitants of Salanaca have expelled the Jesuits. Rioting nt Port Mahon. There has been rioting at Port Mahon in the Balearis Island. The rioters demand the re lease of a nnmber of soldiers who have been placed under arrest. On a Visit. Berlin, April 9.—Emperor William, Prince Bismarck and Gen. Von Moltke, accompanied bv a brilliant retinue, leave this city for St. Petersburg ou a visit to the Czar on the 25th inst. Crown Prince Frederick Wm. and wife depart for Vienna the following day. A Tirade Against tltc United Status. New York, April 9.—A Madrid letter to the World says that Deputy Garcia Ruiz inveighed forcibly against the United States in the late debates on slavery, sayieg that Spain might as well ask England to institute reform in the East Indies as for the United States to advise the release of slaves by Spain in the Antilles. Aster a long tirade against the course of Anglo izing the American continent pursued by the United States he concluded by saying he would rather see Spaiu in the power of Charles VII, than divided among English, French, Portu guese.and Americans. MINOR TELEGRAMS. The World says that the people of Louisiana who did not vote for Kellogg are organizing to resist the payment of taxes A Salt Lake special savs that Brigham Young has made a will dividing his property among his sixteen wives and sixty children. It is believed that all the old Mormon leaders will resign their positions. Jersey City on Tuesday elected eight Repub lican and two Democratic aldermen. New Brunswick elected a Democratic Mayor. Ho boken elected Democratic Municipal officers. A telegram all the way from Shanghai, China, st ites that the Emperor has gone to visit the ancestral tombs. Rear Admiral Aldcn is reported at Athens, Greeoo. The Welland canal will be open for naviga tion on the 21st inst. Piofessor Roch of Hahnman College, who disappeared three weeks since, has been discov ered a defaulter, having squandered the funds of the college by dissipated habits. It is rumored that the Spanish Minister at Washington telegraphed to the Captain Gen eral of Cuba not to allow the newspaper corres pondent under arrest there to be executed. Two buildings, an ice and slaughter house, owued by J. H. Plummer were burned at Lake Village, N. H., Tuesday night. On Monday, several officers from Loss An gelos, Cal., went in pursuit of a Mexican des perado. Miguel Bai, and fouud him concealed in the mountains and refusing to surrender, the officers fired upon him. Bai returned the fire Bai was kilied and the officers escaped un harmed. There was a conflict Wednesday morning in Kinsale, Ireland, between the fishermen, who are on a strike, and the police. Two strikers were killed and several injured. At last ac counts the fishermen were again assuming a threatening attitude and a renewal of the disor der is feared. The coffee mills of the Arbackle Company of Pittsburg, Pa., were destroyed by fire Wednes day. Loss 810,090. The International Grand Lodge of St. Cris pins will meet at Cleveland, O., on the 15th inst. The President is to attend the reunion of the Army of the Potomac in Connecticut. FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL. Review of Portland Market*. WeekE.vdisq April 9, 1873. There has been a perceptible increase of buslnesi in all circles, during the last week, and this will be farther enlarged as the moans of transportation im prove. The promise of a large Spring business we Indicated a few weeks ago seem to be upon the point of fultillmcnt. The sales now by ou r wholesale dealers are beyond their expectations for the first week in April and every appearance is hopeful. The markets are in very steady condition. There has been no great flnetuati m in prices. All commod ities for which -gold has to be paid are very firm in consequence of the advanco in the rates for gold. Our reports last week leit gold at 117J. The New York speculators oil Saturday run the price up to 119 with an evident intent to shove it up further, But they got frightened at the movements of the Secretary of the Treasury and on Monday it Bold at 118J. Tuesday therates wree 118@U8J. Wednesday, April, theratos were about 118 and dropped to U7|. Apples are almost a drug in the market. Prices range at *2 50@2 75 for the choicest Maine fruit. Beans continue dull with better supplies. Butter is fl.m and choice family grades are selling at 38@40c. and scarce at those prices. Inferior grades are more plenty. Cheese is in good supply and prices are steady. Coffee is firm and unchanged. Copper is steady. Cordage is infair demand, prices unchanged Dry goods are firm and steady with larger sales than have been known at this season of the year. Our Jobbers are doing a good business and selling goods as low as they can bo purchased in Boston. Drugs and dyes are in good demand. Fish are firm, in light stuck and with a largo demand. Flour is hardly as firm for the common grades, but the superior family grades are very firm. Fruit is in good supply. Lemons are selling at $1 50@5 50 and prime oranges at «3 50@4 50 ^ box. Grain" is unchanged; corn is in good supply. Hay Is steady and without change. Don continues very Dim in prices. Lard is steady and firm. Leather is in good demand aud prices are unchanged. Lime continues steady and prices are firm. Molasses is steady at our quotations with a good Bupply in the market; cargoes are arriving near ly every day. Nails are steady. Naval atores are quiet with a dropping off on turpentine. Oils are In good demand, with a *ikh* ~ Paints contiui’0 firm ami steady. PlILrl i“ supply bat there will soon be a full supply Prod*l Is moderately active. Potatoes are selling at 70®80c • eggs 21@23C, round hogs 8@9c. Provisions affirm and unchanged both for beef and pork; hams are selling at X3@14c. Salt is Arm and unchanged. \v0 note the arrival of a cargo of Turk’s Island which was taken by one of our dealers. Seeds are in good demand and prices are steady at our quotations. Sugars are a little firmer but our quotations are un altered. Teas are steady. Tins aro very firm. Wools are lather dull and there is no improvement to be noted iu the market. Stocks are compaietively light. FREIGHTS.—Cuba freights are dull as there is hardly anything to go forward.- The engagements since our last report are brig Rocky Glen to load at St. John N. B. for Cardenas, or orders at 34c, gold, for box shooks; if ordered to Havana or Matanzas 1c extra is to be added; schr E. L. Leonard, hence to Caibanien and back N. of Hatteras at 55c for sugar and $5 for molasses; brig Ant'lles. hence to N. 6ide of Cuba and back N. of Hatteras, at $5 for molasses; brig Giles Loring hence to Havanna at 20c for box shooks and $1.25 for empty casks. Coastwise freights are dull and rates are unchang ed. The rates for lumber are $2$ to Boston and $3@ 3 25 to New York. Receipt* by Railroad* aud Kteambout*. Grand Trunk Railway—6 cars sundries, 7 do for Boston, 4 do shooks, 4 do laths, 3 do heads, 2 do hay, 2 do corn, 1 do bailey. 6 do oats, 3 do flour, 6 do for Halifax, 1 do wheels, 16 do for Allan Line, 43 do lumber, 2 do masts, 1 do for St. John, NB, 2 do forG. T. R. _ Foreign Export*. ST. JOHN. NB. Schr Lizzie K—1000 bbls flour. Foreign Import*. HALIFAX, NS. Schr Annio L Tell—80 tons of coal to A D Wbidden. Schr Milo—128 tons coal to A D Wbidden. BARROW, ENG. Bark Etta Stewart—1200 tons steel rails to John Porteous. Boston Stock Lint. [Sales at the Broker’s Board, April 9.1 Boston & Maine Railroad.120$ Portland, Saco & Portsmouth R R.130 Sales at Auction. Bates Manufacturing Co.•.103$ Franklin Company, Lewiston.112 Continental Mills. 90 Boston aud Maine Railroad.120$ Eastern (N. H.) Railroad. 101$ Maine Statu Sixes 1889. 99 Laconia Manufacturing Co .533$ @ 535 Eastern Railroad.I06f Maine Central Railroad —.57 Boston & Maine Railroad.120$ Bath City Sixes,1888. 89| Portland City Sixes, 1877. 96 Eastern Railroad 7s. 1882.101$ @ 101$ Gloucester Fish Market. F the week ending Wednesday, April 9. Georges* Codfish—With favorable weather for cur ing, much of the stock has been disposed of in ad vance and there is no stock in shipping order. Mar ket firm at $6 00 qtl. Bank Codfish—nominal at $5 75 1? qtl. Mackerel—None. Fresh Halibut—Receipts 200,000 lbs from Grand and Western banks and about 15,000 from George’s. Sales of Bank yesterday at 7c lb, and 5c p tb for white and gray. * Smoked Halibut—We quote at 10c p lb. Oil—We quote at 67c ■$> gal. Fresh Herring—We quote at $1 50 100. Boston Boot and ghoe .Market. Boston, April 8.—The shipments of Boots and Shoes from this market to places outside of New Eng land for the past week comprise 27,367 cases, against 33.908 for the same week last year. The total shipments since January 1, have been 395,730 cases, against 418,670 cases for the same peri od last year. Some of the manufacturing towns are doing quite a good ousiness, and there is a fair degree of activity tor thft KHA«nn. blit thncp mannfoi<tiip&rd nrhnaromalr. ing a line of goods not adapted to the general trade are slacking up their operations, ana, as a whole, there can hardly be said to be the usual degree of ac tivity that is customary at the first of April. The great depth of snow yet in the interior has led to an unusual backwardness jimong the New England trade, but wo notice an improved demand from this section, and largo amount of goods will yet be distrib uted in this quarter. Some of the larger Southern markets are not purchasing very freely, but we can learn of no surplus stocks in the interior, and in some sections the market U quite bare. In the boot towns there is rather more life, but manufacturers are work ing cautiously. The Wool market. Boston, April 9 —[Reported *or the Press.]—The following is a list of prices quoted this afternoon: Domestic—Ohio and Pennsylvania pick-lock 60 @ 64c; do choice XX 55 @ 57c; ao fine X 54 @ 55c; me dium 54 @ 55c: coarse 50 @ 53c; Michigan extra and XX 53 @ 55c; fine 5 2@ 53c; medium 52 @ 53c; com mon 48 @ 50c; other Western fine and X 52 @ 54c; medium 52 @ 54c, common 48 @ 50c; pulled extra 35 @ 53c; superfine 35 @ 57; No 1, 20 @ 30c; comb ing fleece 60 @ 65c; California 18 @ 35c; Texas 18 @ 30c; Canada 40 @ 55c; do combing — @ 75; Smyr na washed 22 @ 35c; do unwashed, 22 @ 30c; Buenos Ayres 25 @ 37c; Cape Good Hope 31 @ 37c; Austral ian 43 @ 55c; Donskoi 30 @ 45c; Mestiza pulled 45 @ 624c. The market continues to move along iu the same unsatisfactory state noticed for some time past. Man ufacturers purchase only as wanted, and with Money scarce at 12 per cent, holder* are not disposed to car ry stocks when there is an opportunity to place supplies at current rates, or even shade a little un der. Good lines of Ohio and Pennsylvania fleeces can be bought at 54 @ 55c; Western and Michigan fleeces from 50 @ 55c; aud super and X pulled Wool at 35 @ 55c 1? lb. Delaine and Combing is scarcejand wanted. Spring California has been selling ift 29 @ 35c. In New York, while the usuol amount of business has been transacted the past two or three days, the market must still be calldd quiet and very unsatis factory. Manufacturers are prevented from purchas ing largely owing to the protracted monetery strin gency. The supply at the moment of nearly all de scriptions is light, and sbojild an active trade spring up soon some difficulty would be experienced in till ing orders. Foreign is arriving.slowly and in small lots. In Philadelphia trade has again been <& little more active, but the manufacturers and speculators still hold back for lower prices than holders are willing to submit to. Prices are irregular and the market nas a subdued tone. Brighton Cattle market. For the week ending Wednesday, April 9. At market for the current week:—Cattle, 3740; Sheep and Lambs, 4882; Swine, 18,580; number of We § tern Cattle, 3460; Eastern Cattle 30; Working Oxen and Northern Cattle 250. Prices of Beef Cattle, cwt, live weight ;—Extra quality $7 50 @ 7 75; first quality $7 00 @ 7 25; sec ond quality $6 00 @ 6 75; third quality $4 50 @ 5 50; poorest grades of coarse oxen, bulls, Ac., $3 50 @ 4 25. Brighton Hides 94 @ 10 cents 4? lb. Brighton Tal low 6 a 64c ^ lb. Country Hides 9 cents ©* lb. Country Tallow 5 @ §4c-|p’ lb. Calfskins 16 @ 20c lb. Sheep Skins $1 75 @ 2 50 each. Lamb Skins $1 75 @ 2 50each. Remarks—The quality of Cattle in market this week were of a better grade upon an average than those of one week ago. The supply from the West has been the largest this week of any one week before this sea son. Cattie cost less at Albany and the prices here have fallen oft’ from J @ 4c P’ lb from our last quota tions. Tho trade has not been very active, the sup ply being larger than the demand required. Quite a number of Beef Cattle were sold to be taken to Maine those coming from Maine being workers. Working Oxen—There was a good supply In market and a fair demand. We quote sales of l pair, girth 7 fee. 6 inches, for $240; 1 pair, girth 7 4 cot, 4 inches, for $225; 1 pair, girth 7, for $215: 1 pair, girth 6 feet 8 inches, for $190: 1 pair, girth 7 feet, for $216; 1 pair, girth 6 feet 10 inches, for $185; 1 pair, girth 6 feet 6 inches, for $135; 1 pair, girth 7 feet, for $215; 1 pair, 7 feet, for $200; 1 pair, 6 feet 6 inches, for $155; 1 pair, 6 leet 8 inches, for $170. : Milch Cows—Milch Cows are beginning to come in more ploaty, and the trade will soon be active. We quote: Extra from $50 @$95: ordinary from $25 to $o0 IP head; Store Cows from $16 @ 50 $ head. Many of the Cows that are in fair condition aro bought up to slaughter. Store Cattle—Nothing doing in the Store Cattle trade, except for Working Oxen and Milch Cows.— Most of the small Cattle are sold for Beef. Sheep and Lambs—From the West the supply was not quite so large as that of one week ago. All were owned by butchers, who employ agents at the West to buy and ship Sheep and Lambs to them every week. Wesiern Sheep and Lambs cost, delivered at Brigh ton, from 74 @ 8c 4^ lb. Swine—Store Pigs, wholesale, 6i@7c; retail 7 @ 8c lb. Fat Hogs—18,40# at market; prices G^c lb. _ New York Stock and money market* Nkw York, April. 9--A/ornino.—Gold 118. Mon ey J per cent. Sterling Exchange 107 @ 108. State stocks dull. Stocks steady. New York. April 9 —Evenlna.—There is an im proved feeling in financial circles, and Money easier though not down to the legal rate of interest; nearly all the business was at 1 16 to 4 per dav, with a few transactions at 7 Der cent. Gold to 1-32. *A hardening tendency at the close was due to the delay of brokers in making up their bank accounts. Receipts of cur rency very large, estimated at $3,000,000, mostly na tional bank notes. Money sent South last flail to move the Cotton crop is returning. National bank notes loaned to-day at 7 per ceut. currency. Bonds bought by Government to-day will be naid for in na tional bank notes and the Treasury will receive such notes for the million and a half of Gold to be sold to morrow. This will help increase the reserve of the city banks. Gold ranged from U8f to 117|. closing steady 118 @ 1184; loans flat to 7 per cent.. Too clear ings were $72,000,000. Treasury disbursements$62, 000. Customs receipts $467,000. Exports $371,460 in silver bars. Sterling Exchange firmer at 1074 @ ior w aays, aiiu iuo* iui bjrui. vruveruuieiuB $ @ $ better and firm; considerable stock from tbe country has been absorbed by foreign bankers, the currency for the same being retained. State securi ties dull and steady. Railroad bonds in better de mand. The Stock market feels the eftect of easier Money and the general conviction is that the turning point cas been gained, and the shorts show anxiety to cover while the bulls were repurchasing stocks parted with while Money was most stringent. The Vanderbilt shares took the lead in the upward move ment, but there wa6 not more than tbe usual activi ty. The market opened weak but after the first call became sensibly firmer, and up to 1 o’clock there was a rapid and general advance. The highest quotations were not ma:ntained. The weaknsss late in thedav was caused by a hardening tendency of Money anil realizing of sales. A failure is reported of a small stock operator. The following were the quotations of Government securities: United States coupon 6’s, 1881.. ion* United States 5-20*8 1862. .ml United States 5-20’s 1864. .117 United States 5-20’s 1865, old......tin United States 5-20’s 1665, new... . .117 United States 5-20’s 1867. . 118 United States 5-20’s If68.!!!!!!.’!!* !.’!ll7 United States5V new..* *......115 United States 10-40’s.,coupons. .U2 Currency 6’s . .. .113 The following were the- opening quotations if Stocks: Western Union Telegraph Co. Pacific Mail.. •; • ;• * * • .}j?f N. Y. Centra’ and Hudson River consolidated.... 1U1| "He. Erie preferred. Union Pacific stock. Tho following were the quotations for Pacific Kail road securities:. Central Pacific bonds. 102} Union Pacific do.. . 86| Union Pacific land grants. 73} Onion Pacific income bonds. 73} Domestic markets. New York. April 9—Evening—Cotton dull and 1c lower; Middling uplands 19*c. Flour dull aud in buyers lavor; sales 8000 bbla: State 6 10 @ 8 15; Rouml hoop Ohio 7 20 @ 10 50; Western 6 10 @ 10 50; ,6 1® ® 12 75. Wheal more aclive; Bales 45.000 bush; No2 Spring at 156@165; Winter Red Western 170 @187}; White Michigan 185 @2 15.— Corn steady and in fair demand; saleR 56.000 bush; new Mixed Western 63@64}c; old do 65} c afloat, and 63 @ 63}c in store. Oats steady and iu fair de mand; saieB 62,000 bush; White 53} @ 56c; now Wes tern 50 @ 53}c- Beef dull at 9 00 to 13 00. Pork is firmer; new meu 17 35 @ 17 40. Lard steady at 8] t9}c. Butter firm and in good demand; State 32 to c. Whirkey is quiet and easy at 90} g 9ic. Bice is quiet at 7}@8}c. Sugar firm; refining 8@8}c — Cofiee steady; Rio at 16|@19c iD Gold. Molasses is firm; New Orleans 67 oj 75c. Naval Stores-Spirits Turpentine dull at 53i ft’ 54c; Rosin Is firm at 3 05 ® 3 07* for strain©!, Petroleum—crude 9*c; refined at 30c. Tallow quiet aud firm at 8| @ 9 l-16c. Freights to Liverpool quiet and firm; Cotton, per steam * @ 9-i6d. Uoni Ik u opriug i u*: ayevu ® 3lic wHcr 30 ® SOJc for cash; 34j Oats quletaud wenk -36!?^®7 n ’ June! rejected 28e. and weak at «•> 'J’qk 5° { at 24* fur cash. Rye quiet nominal; No3 FallnnSL ,?,llar an,> fresh. Bariev @ J'rovtsioSs ,miet a‘f at 7?c; Nl> 3 «>'<1 at64J at 15 70 seller May aha 15 k Lu?<! ”,“1- Fork sold and nominally at' 8» ,aRi, ^ Lard is steady meals and bacon quiet amt „„?£ "er May. Bulk quiet and weak atWc. u,,cbang«l. Whiskey is Receipts—8,000 bids fl„ur an nno 1. , 000 bush corn, 110,000 husb oats'o°ono'lBl‘ 30, bnsh barley, 00,000 hogs. ’ ’ 00 bU81 rJc. 13,000 Shipments—10,000 ools flour, 30.000 000 bush com, 9.000 bush oats, bush bush barley, 0000 hogs. 5 » *a»00° ( 1OLXDO. April 9.—Flour is (lull aud uncbanaeil __ I Wheat dull; Amber Michigan on spot 1 64*:Vrw ' May at 1 68; Not Red 1 70; No 2 on spot l on- <j0 I seller dune 1 68; No 3 Red 1 54. Corn is a shade high er; high Mixed on spot at 40cf @ 40f; no grade 38}c. 1 Oats dull and unchanged; .Michigan at 34k; reject- j cd 314c* _ , , Receipts—0,000 bbls flour, 4,000 bush wheat, 1,000 bush corn, 0,000 bush oats. Shipments—0000 bbls flour, 0,000 bush wheat, 18,000 bush corn, 6,000 bush oats. Detroit, April 9.—Flour quiet and unchanged.— Wheat stead v; sales; No 1 White at 1 83 @ 1 83J; ex tra White at 1 90 ; Amber Michigan atltH. t orn is steady; No 1 424c- Oats in good demand at 36c. Receipts—l,00u bbls flour, 14,000 bush wheat, 9,000 bush corn, 2.000 bush oats. Shipments—1,600 bbls flour, 2,000 bush wheat, 5,000 bush corn, 5,000 bush oats. Cincinnati, April 9.—Pork nominally at 16 00@ 16 50. Lard firm; steam at 8jc; kettle 8fc; sales of kettle at 8jc for interior points. Bulk Meals guiet for spot ami more active for future sales: shoulders at 6 (C 64c, buyers May; clear rib sides at 8|c, buy ers April; clear sides 8f@ 8k- Bacon quiet; buy ers demand a reduction: sales shoulders at 6} @6}c; clear rib sides 8}c; sides at 9f @9}c- Whiskey is steady at 85c. Charleston, April9.—Cotion quiet; Middling up lands 18}c. Savannah, April9.—Cotton is firm; Middling up lands at 19e. Mobile, April 9.—Cotton dull; Middling uplands i 18k. ! New Orleans, April 9.—Cotton steady; Middling uplands 19 @ 19k* European JVIarkcta. London, April 9—11.30.—Consols opened at 93 ig 93J for money and for account. American securities—U. S. 5-20’s 1865, old, at 944; do 1867, 93}: do 10-40s, 89; new 5s, 90}. Erie Rail way at 50} @ 51. London, April 9—5.00 P. M.—Consols closed un changed. American securities—United State 5-20’s 1867, 934. Erie 51J. Liverpool, April 9—5.00 P. M.—Cotton closed unchanged; Bales 10,000 bales, 2000 of which were for speculation and export. Freight* Baltimore, April 5.—Freights.—The supply of tonnage is fair for the business offering, and rates at close lavor shippers. Rates per steamer to Liverpool j are unchanged; offerings good. We quote; Grain lOd; ! Oil Cake 30s: Cotton fd; Maryland Tobacco 32s 6d; do : through to H Aland 35s; Virginia hhds to Holland and Antwerp 50s; Lard and Tallow to Liverpool 40s.— Per sail, we quote:—For Benin 3s 6d Ip bbl. Tallow and Lar • 37a (id @ 40s Ip ton. Walnut Wood 37s 6d ** lobacco- Maryland and Ohio hhds 30s, Virginia ' 3o3?,qnCoiton Id ¥ lb. Staves 35a F M, Oil Cake 28s @ 30s Ip ton. Grain 9d Ip bush. To Bremen , steamer we quote Lard and Meat 55s: Maryland To bacco 40s, Virginia do 45s, Kentucky do 50s. Cotton fd. The charters for the week were as follows: ship Abigail, to come around from Boston to load Corn, Cork cor orders. 7s 6d; a brig, to come around from New Haven, to load 1900 bbls Lubricating Oil to a di rect port in the United Kingdom or Continent, at 7s; sch Veho, to windward, out only, aud a sch of 363 tons, to south side Cuba, Coal, both onprivate terms; , a sch to Antigua, Coal $5 50 Gold. Coastwise Coal I to Boston $4; Sound ports $2 25 @ 3 50. Several ves- ) sels to Charleston and Savannah, Corn 10 @ 11c. I sailing tonnage is small and demand for freight room good at full rates. We quote: By steam, Cotton to Liverpool 11-16d. By sail—Cotton to Liverpool §d; to Havre l*c; Bremen lfd; Genoa at 12: Revel, Rus sia, 11-16; New York, steam lc. ENTERTAINMENTS. Old Folks’ Concert j —AT THE— Congress St. Methodist Church. The friends of the Congress Street Methodist So- ! defy propose to give an OLD FOLKS’ CONCERT IN THE CHURCH On Thursday Evening, April 10th, commencing at 7J o’clock, under the direction o ! John M. Stevens. The rhorus will consist of twenty voices, Messrs. , Thomas and Chase and the Misses Leavitt have vol unteered their services for solos. Miss Eva Jones j will preside at the organ. At the close of the Concert an C ANTIQUARIAN SUPPER will be served in the Vestry for all who desire. The I proceeds of the entertainment will bo devoted to the Society. Admission to the Ccncett 25 cents; Children 15 ! cents; Supper extra. apW2t MUSIC TUYIU, For Two Nights an J a Grand Nat inee. FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AI R. II, & 12. TRIUMPHANT RETURN OF Langrishe & Carle’s Great Original New York BLACK CROOK COMBINATION ! Newly organized, remodelled and Inlarged for our Return Tour, anil presented with all onr Former care ful regard to Meenic Display, Gcorgeon* Coalumr, Grand Ballet, Enchanting music, Thrilling Tableaux, and BRILLIANT TRANSFORMATION SCALE OF PRICES: Orchestra chairs, $1.00; Par quet, 75 cents; Gallery, 5*j cents. Seats can bo secur ed at the Box Office one day in advance. rS^LADIES’ GRAND MATINEE, SATURDAY AFTERNOON, APRIL 12TH. apr3d6t W. H. WHITENET. Gen’l Agent. MUSIC HALL. ~ Three mights Only ! Commencing Monday April 14, MR. CHARLES ABBOTT — AMO HIB — FULL PANTOMIME COMPANY from the Gaand Opera House, Yew York, in the reconstructed version of HUMPTY DUMPTY, With a grand Corps do Ballet. A full variety Troupe, embracing 70 Artists. Ali new Tricks. Magnificent New Scenery and effects. Box bheet open at Box Office one day in advance. ap96t Grand Presentation Concert. FARWELL & AMES’ HALL, ROCKLAND. Thursday Eve., Apr. 24. For particulars sec Small Bills and CardB of Ad mission. J. A. LORIN'G, ol Portland, General Agent for Cumberland County. IESf There will be Eictirsian ticket* Issued from Portland for the accomodation o' those wishta" to at end the concert. Fare for the round trip, $3.50. mnr27 eodtf CUoirs, Musical Classes, Conven tions, -A-eaclemies. ATTENTION! to the following Choice List ot NEW CANTATAS! ORATORIOS ! ANTHEMS New and attractive Cantatas. FORTY-SIXTH PSALM.Dudley Buck. 1.09 FESTIVAL CANTATA.Eugene Thayer. 1.25 GOUNOD’S CHORAL MUSIC.. 50 Well worthy ot careful stndv. MUSICAL ENTHUSIAST.UctcUt. 50 An nmnslug and very melodious musical extravaganza NEW ORATORIOS. ST PETER .E. Paine. 1.73 PRODIGAL SON. Arthur Sullivan. 1.00 Fine effective compositions. anthem books. SABBATH GUEST.Emerson <£• Morey. 1.60 BUCK’S NEW MOTETTE C LLECTION.2.50 BAUMBACH’S SACRED QUARTETTES,[New)2.5C IN PRESS—NEARLY READY. STRAUSS’S DANCE MUSIC. Violin and Piano. 1.00 Tho' hove book, sent, post-paid,YTLtail price. OUV ER D1TSON & CO., Boston O. H. DITSON & CO., New York. Jan18_ _ S&W&wlyrwl CHARLES H. SMITH, JR., LAWYER, - Commissioner for Maine, and all the States, 318 Broadway^ Room 0 4 7, Xcw mSMiCnCed in tailng tee,1“ony on commlsdon. ________ W&S8t T Dissolution of Partnership. hcretofore existing under the CounwTf cLiSl , ,* Trefetheo, of Portland, rtdr . JL,0/ Cumberland, .ealera In Fish, is thla day •"“•“Tenby mutual consent. in© business will be com limed under the name of Trerethen & Co. Portland, March 22, 1873. mariHeod3w# — ENTERTAINMENTS. citThall, Tuesday Evening, April 15th ! GRAlINTD COMPLIMENTARY CONCERT! - i-o— ... „ MISS. ANNIE LOUSIE CARY, At wWA a. Rfc.ta, *lMlt wU1 _ II* T*MM* fARHK,0. „ . „ „, 1 lle Celebrated Pianist. ""--vt.iHEi. Bvnn*n, . _ (Boston,) Soprano. TIi.. AHA CARY, Contralto. Jlr. Will II »roCKBKlDCE,Tni0r Mr. tv. H. BECKETT. Barit*,'. Mr. HERMAN KOTZiH'HnAB, Accompanist. Admission 50 cents. Reset veil seats 75 cents For sale at Stockbridge’s Music Store, Wednesday morn ing, April 9th, at i) o’clock. Doors open at 7. Concert commences at 8. aprO ‘ did i. AT. ~r. A. Tenth Grand Annual Ball. THE Irish American Relief Association WILL GIVE THEIR Tenth Annual Ball — AT — CITY HALL — ON — Monday Evening, April 14, 1873. A Also a OR AND CONCERT (one hour previous to dancing) by the Part la ad Brass Kami and an Exhibition Drill (at 10 o’clock) by the Sheridan Cadets. Music for Dancing by Chandler’s Full Quadrille Baud. Dancing com* mences at o’clock. Floor Director—EDW. J, SISK. Aida—Maxime Paquet, R H. Parker, P. J. Con nellan, Janus Dunphy, J. H. Larkin, J. E. Brealin. Peter Deehan, Wm. Curran. Floor Tickets $1.09; Gallery Tickets, for Gents 50 cents; for Ladies 25 Cents. For sale by the members oi the Association and at the door. Members can procure their tickets from Mr. B. O’Rielly. Refreshmenta furnished by Webatei in the Senate Chamber. Clott ing checked free. S3T"Members will appear in Regalia on the Grand March. Per order Managing Committee. — _jJULJ AUCTION SALES. Slioriirs Sale. oxin-r. ur jiAlxz, I UCMBERL.tXIl 88. j TAKEN nn execution and will be sold at public auction to the highest bidder nn THURSDAY, April the 10th, A. D. 1873, at 11 o’clock A. M., at the salesroom ot F. O. Bailey & Co.. No. 18 Exchange street, in Portland, in said County, the following Sersonal property, vizSewing hla, hint s, Sewing lachinc repairs, Tools, Lathe, and Office Furniture. Dated at Portland, April 7,1873. MATT. ADAMS, Deputy Sheriff. F. O. BAILEY Ac CO., Auc tioneer. ap8 dtd AUCTION. Large ami Attractive Sale of RARE AND BEAUTIFUL Italian Marble Statuary. Rich Vases, Alabaster Groups & Figures RECENTLY IMPORTED, J. S. BAILEY & CO., Anctloneer.s, — WILL SELL OX — Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday April 9th, lOth lllh and tilth, Commencing at lO 1-3 A. 1*1 — 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 styto and design, including the Tuscan, Rom ad, Hebe, Gothic, Egyptian, Florentine, Grecian, &c. Elegant Card Receiver-, ftlantel O.r.aments, and other cho cc articles for decorating Parlors, I ‘rawing Rooms, &c. UY“This elegant stock will be on exhibition on Tuesday afternoon and evening previous to sale. mch29drd Furniture at Auction. ON SATURDAY, April 12th, at 10 A. M., we shall sell at salesroom Parlor Suits in B. W. and Hair Cloth, B. W. and painted Chamber Setts, Brussels and Ingrain Cai pets, Lounges, Ha' Tree, Gas Fix ture, French. China, Iron, Stone and Common Crock ery, Glass, Silver Plated Ware, Cutler)', new and and second hand Tin Ware, Stone, Wooden and Iron Ware. Also a lot of Linen Goods and Marseilles Quilts to close. Two new Harnesses, &c. F. O. BAILEY A CO., Auctioneer*. ap8 4t Schooner Nina Boyd at Auction, ON WEDNESDAY. April 16th, at 3 P. M., we shall sell at west sido of Portland Pier the Schooner “Mina Boyd,” together with her tackle, apparel and fueniture. Sail Schooner Ls 50 7&-100 tons, N. M., Essex built, all of white oak and in good order throughout. Sale positive. For particulars call on W. C. CROSBY, 3 Portland Pier, or F. O. BAILEY & CO., Asctiraeen. Elegant Yle« rs« haiim Pipes at Auction. ON WEDNESDAY, April 10th, at 11 o’clock A. M., we shall at salesroom. 18 Exchange street, eighteen Meerschaum Pipes, warrantee! as fine as was ever impoitcd They can be seen at window of E. Chanman, comer of Middle and Exchango streets, until day of sale. By F. O. BAILEY & UO., Auctioneers. ap8 did Desirable Properly at Gorham Vil lage, to be sold at Auction* PURSUANT to license from Probate Court, will be sold at public auction on SATURDAY, the 10th day of May next, at 2| o’clock P. M., the valu able Estate known as the “Broad Place.” Said estate consists of about six acres of land, on w ich arc a Urge two-story House, Bain and out-buildings, fruit trees, shade trees, &c., &c. This is a most at tract! e location, but five minutes walic from Churches, Seminary, public School House, and R. R. Station; and will unquestionably be sold at a bargain. A tram on P. & K. R. leaves Portland at l£ P. M.. and one returns at 4.25 P. M. S3T*Sale to take place on the premises. JOHN C. CARD, Ex’r ot Will of the late Henry Broad. Gorham, April 7, 1873. aprfidlaw3w then dtd* J, S. BAILEY A CO., Commission Merchants, —ANI>— AUCTIONEERS IVO. 22 EACnAIYOE NTHKir. Next below Merchants’ Exchange. JOSEPH S. BAILEY, GEO. W. PARKER. UrrmrsTYfi—MnWR. H. .1. T.ihhv I .i anH Charles P. Hn'Un l, Me.; Messrs. Leonard & Co., and Lee & Sb*pard. Boston. apllt BONDS FOR SALE. Portland City • • * 8's Bangor “ • • • 6’s St. Louis “ fl’s Elizabeth, N. J., • 7’g Cleveland “ 7’g Toledo “ - - . 8’s Cook County, III.. • • » 7’s Marion County, Ind., - . $>H Maine Central R. R. - . 7>s Portland & Roch ster R. R. . 7’. Atchison, Topeka & Sante Fe Gold 7’g Northern Pacific R. R. Gold - 7>30’g Chicago, Dan. & Yin. R. R. Gold - ?’* Atlantic & St. Lawrence R. R. StAick and Dcf. Rent Scrip DOCOUT BY Swan & Barrett, too MIDDLE STREET. fob24 eodtf_ Chandler's Band ! D. H. CHANDLER. J Prompters. C. M. RICHARDSON, 1 Office 27 Market Square, O, 11. CHAgDLEK, Agent. Lessons given on all Instrnmcnts used in a Military 27 MARKET SQUARE 27 apr8 ___ Dissolution of Copartnership. N° DA VU Tea, S‘herebyl(llS8->h™ “bTTutn^i C°ap8dlw FRANK q PATTERSON JOB PBIIYTIIEB neatly executed at tW office.

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