Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, April 11, 1873, Page 3

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated April 11, 1873 Page 3
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TITK PRESS^ THURSDAY MORNING, APR. 10, 1878 THE PBGM May bo obtained at the Periodical Depots of Fes senden Bros., Marquis, Robinson, Branell ® ^0* Andrews, Went worth, Glendenniug Moses, Henaer aon, and Chisholm Bros., on all trains that run out oi ttiecity. At Biddeford, of Pillsbury. At Saco of L, Hodgdon. At Water ville, of J. S. Carter. At Gorham, of News Ageut. At Bath, of J. O. Shaw. At Le wist ou, of French Bros. At Kennebuuk. of C. E. Mider. _ CITY AND VICINITY. New Advertiseoiriitw T*»Day. ENTERTAINMENT COLUMN. The Event of the Season—Morris Bros. Lyceum—Miscellaneous Concert. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. Notice—Bray, Moore & Co. Found Wallet. For Sale—Chas. Sawyer. Caution—Newbury Street Church._ __ Stated Meeting’s. 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, A'o. 95 Exchange Street. YORK RITES. Blue Lodges—Ancient Land-Mark, first Wednes day; Pori laud, second Wednesday; Atlantic, third Wednesday. Chapters—Greenleaf R. A. C., first Monday; Mt. Vernon, R. A. C., third Monday. Council;—Portland C. It. & S. Masters, second Monday. Commanderies of 1C. T.—Portland, fourth Mon day: St. Albans, second Thursday. Grand Bodies—Grand Lodge, first Tuesday in May; Grand Chapter, first Tuesday eveniug in May; Grand Council, Wednesday 3 r. M.; Grand Com mandery, Wednesday evening. ANCIENT ACCEPTED SCOTTISH RITES. Lodge—Yates Grand Lodge of Perfection, first Friday. Council—Portland Oouncil P. of J., second Fri day. Chapter—Dunlap Chapter Rose Croix do II., third Friday. Consistory—Maine Consistory, S. P. R. S., fburtli Friday in Match, 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; Llgonia, on Friday evenings; Beacon, on Tuesday evenings; Ivy, D., of R., second and fourth Saturday. Encampments—Macliigonnc, first and third Wed nesdays; Eastern Star, second and fourth Wednes days; Portland, first aud third Saturdays. Relief association—Every third Tuesday in the month. TEMPLARS OF UONOR. Council—Maine, first and third Mondays in each month. Temple—Forest City, No. 1, every Wednesday evening. Maine Charitable Mechanic Association— Corner of Congress and Casco streets. First Thurs day in each mouth. 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 mouth. Sons of Temperance—Portland Division, No. 95; Sons’ of Temperance Hall. Friday evening. Independent Order of Good Templars—Ar cana, Monday; Mission, Wednesdayin Williams’ block, Congress street. Mystic, Thursday; Atlantic, Saturdayat 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 mouth. Payson Literary Society.—Meetings every Monday evening, Brown’s Block, cor. Brown and Congress streets, at 74 o’clock. Boswobtii Post G. A. R.—Meetings every Friday evening in Mechanics' Hall, corner of Congress ana Casco streets. ——-;- l Holy Week. St. Luke’s Cathedral.—The following is the j week’s programme: Daily—11 A. M. and 74 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 ister Day—74 A. M., Holy Communion; 104A. M., full service, ••"Confirmation" and Holy Commun ion ; 3 P. M., Litany (choral) and baptism of chil dren; 74 P. M., Choral service and sermon. St. Stephen’s.—There will boa daily service* in this Parish during tbe 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 104 o’clock. Municipal Court. BEFORE JUDGE MORRIS. Thursday.—Henry Grover. Intoxication. Fined $5 with costs; committed. Brief Jottings. The tree-buds are on a “bust." The Longshore Boat Club will give an assem bly Thursday evening, April 24th, at Lancas ter Hall. Yesterday showed what April can do when she makes up her mind to be real good. Mr. Joseph Dyer, who resides near tbe brew ery in Cape Elizabeth, lias lost one of bis matched span of grays, by colic. He will hardly be able to fiad another horse in the State to take his place. Gen. Neal Dow’s address while absent in Europe, will be “41 John Dalton street, Man chester, England. An experienced pilot informs us that the 1 currents oil the Nova Scotia coast set westerly about 23 miles off shore. The currents are hardly perceptible around Halifax harbor. Eight of the 11 lights are good. Sambro can be seen 20 miles, and tbe others 15. Over half the seats iu City Hall have been sold for the Cary complimentary concert. There will be a special meeting of the School Committee this evening. Important business will eome before the meeting. The ceremonies at the Episcopal and Catho lic Cathedrals yesterday were very impressive. Bishop Bacon was the celebrant at the Cathe dral of tbe Conception. He was assisted by about twenty priests. The fishing vessels are rapidly fitting out for the Newfoundland Banks. One fleet of six vessels have already left. The others will leave next week. observance of Decoration Day by Bosworth Post. G. A. R. Rev. Mr. Bicknell delivers the oration. The sun, who had been en masque ever since Friday, showed his face yesterday. People hadn’t quite forgotten how he looked. The planking was removed from the City Building steps yesterday. Mrs. Smith will supply the desk of the Port land Spiritual Association next week. The children of the Preble Chapel will par ticipate in the Easter celebration with the First Parish Sunday school. A credence table of stone is being placed in the chancel of St Luke’s Cathedral. To-day is Good Friday. About §100 were raised by the police force yesterday for the famiiy of the late Joseph B. Parsons. A subscription paper will be circu lated among our citizens, and it is to be hoped will be very generally signed. Officers Staples, Barbour and Fields have beeu appointed a committee to draw resolu tions on behalf of the police force, regarding the death of the late Joseph B. Parsons. McClellan hats are to be worn by the police. The patrolmen are to wear a cord and tassel on the side of the hat, and the deputies a staff officer’s cord and tassel. It is understood that the Wolf Tone Associa tion will have their annual ball May 1st. The Mormon dance at G. A. It. Hall last evening was a very pleasant and highly enjoy able affair. A large number were presont. There were ten inmates of the lodge-room at the station last night. One of them, a man from Boston, named Veazic,a butcher by trade, while intoxicated, broke the small bone of his leg. It was set by the city physician. Veasie came in from Saco yesterday, where he has been at work. There is but one patient at the Greeley Hos pital who is confined to the bed. A journeyman mason, all the way from Ban gor, passed the night at the police station. He says he has been in sixteen States of the Union and never was locked up before. He can now boast of a new and delightful experience. A case of small pox is reported near the Iron Works. A crowd of rascals attempted to make a dis turbance at the Boston depot last night, but were prevented by officers Garland and Horr, who found it necessary to tire a few pistol shots. They chased vlie ring-leader but he escaped them. Flobal Exhibition.—We would remind our readers that the floral exhibition of Joseph A. Dim-anger, at his green houses near 409 Con gress street, will close after to-day. It is rarely that so many fine plants and flowers in such a profuse state of bloom is seen in our city. --■ “ TTT Past, Present and Future or Maine.— Charles P. Kimball, Esq., of this city, deliver ed his able, interesting aud instructive lecture entitled as above, at the India Street Church last evening. Although Mr. Kimball has given this lecture in several portions of our State, yet he has not presented it in this city before. In commencing the speaker gave a retrospec tive view of the progress of the great interests of Maine from the colonial days to the present, the fisheries, lumber, manufactures, ship build ing, agriculture and commerce. His views on the tariff and the currency, were presented without any partisan interest. He highly complimented Hon. John Lyne or his able efforts in Congress to aid O'0 r<'"’ “ a • ii« made ft strong ar^fU American commerce. He iuaue fr -eBtinfcwrfth.‘*«^fi|i£2; umbia. A vast amount ot ' tion and business statistics were given relative to our material interests. Several monopolies wore alluded to, aud the effect of tiro repeal of the reciprocity treaty touched upon. As the lecture will he delivered in many of the cities and towns of the State, as like Thomas’ almanac it is well calculated for other New England States as well, we forbear even | a synopsis of the excellent lecture. The audi auce was a good one, and the lecture delivered with much ability and grace. We would harlily commend this lecture of our enterprising citizen, not only to the people of Maine, but to those of other States The Old Folks’ Concert.—The Congress street Methodist church was full last evening on the occasion of the Old Folks’ Concert. The Old Folks’ devoted their attention to Father Kemp’s selections, and “ye melodie” of the ancient days was never better rendered. Mr. Johu M. Stevens conducted, and never did the master of old melody, use the batou more suc cessfully. Miss Eva Jones presided at the 01 gan most successfully. The solos volunteered by Messrs. George A. Thomas, Charles Chase aud the Misses Leavitt were heartily encored aad contributed not a little to the evening’s en tertainment. The lavishly spread tables in the vestry were generally patronized, and the worthy people of the society are exceedingly gratified that their concert has been appreciat ed, and that they have a good sum as the pro ceeds left to aid them in their good work. The entertainment will be repeated in about two weeks. IiowDOtN College Exhibition.—The Sen ior and Junior exhibition at Bowdoiu College, Monday night, was very successful. The fol lowing was the programme: Salutatory Orations iu Latin—N. D. A. Clark, Port hand. Novels—William A. Blake, Bangor. French Version (Paul’s Defence before Agrippa)—Al bion G. Bradstrcet, o. Bridgtop. Dis^sitions—Albert J. Boardman, St. Stephens, N. Republicanism in Spain—John N. Lowell, S. New burgh. Latin Version (Robespierre's Last Speech)—Walter T. Uooaale, baco. European Politics—Augustus F. Moulton, Scarbor ough. English Version (from Latin of Macaulay)—Charles H. Hunter, Pittsfield. The Regeneration of Italy—Clarence M. Walker. Wilton. Greek Version (from English of Macaulay)—Charles C. Springer, Yarmouih. Superficies—Fred E. Whitney, Farmington. German Version (from English of Patrick Henry)— Frank K. Wheoler, Kennebunkport. Tint Black Crook.—This evening the “Black Crook,” with all its dazzling transformations, its superb scenic effects, its hideous demons, its grotesque sea-monsters, its fairy grottoe and Hartz mountain scenes, etc., plays at Music Hall. The crowded houses which greeted its first appearance here, will undoubt edly ba duplicated on this and to-morrow even ings. To-morrow afternoon a matinee benefit will be given for the Hospital Fair. Horse cars will run on all the routes at the close of the evening and afternoon performances. None of our readers need fear to attend, for the man agers of the Maine General Hospital Fair en dorse the Black Crook matinee as an exeur plary, moral and high-toned entertainment. If the matinee is high-toned, so is the evening performance, for there is no whit of difference between them. Interesting to Farmers.—S. B. Beckett, Esq., chairman of the Executive Committee of the Horticultural Society, has recently received from the Department of Agriculture at Wash ington, two large packages of oats aqj one of barley, said to be of very superior quality, and judged to be finely adapted to our climate, which will be distributed by the quart, or in larger quantities, to such farmers as will re port at the full fair of the Agricultural and Horticultural Society, the particulors of their cultivation and product. He has also received fifty papers of assorted vegetable seeds, which will he given out on the same conditions. These packages have been left at the store of Samuel Rolfe, Esq., Treasurer, corner of Congress and Chestnut stieets, as a central point where they may be obtained by such as feel inclined to try them. __ Funeral.—The funeral services of the late Joseph B. Parsons took place yesterday after noon at the First Baptist church, and were at tended by the whole police department, the Marshal and deputy marshals,and Mayor Wes cott. Rev. Dr. Sliailer mentioned, in his ap propriate address, that every time he had visited Boston for the last six years, he had been summoned home by telegraph to attend a funeral,and it was so in this case. At the con clusion of the services the procession, escorted hv the police, proceeded to the receiving tomb in the Eastern Cemetery. A great deal of sym pathy is felt for the family of the deceased po liceman. __ Mountfobt Street Church.—The Dlount fort street A. M. E. church (colored) makes one more appeal to the public and its friends. The society are eudeavoriug to discharge tljeir church debt by the first of June next. They have already secured about $600, and are desir ous to raise $1000 more. These sums will ena ble them to pay the whole debt. Any money given to their agents will he thankfully receiv ed and faithfully applied to the above named object. Any contributions sent to the pastor, Rev. J. H, Madison, can reach him thro’ the post office. ■ Mrs. Eliza Jones and Mrs. Jane Palmer arc also agents. Fal*,e Pretences.—Two young men, aged respectively 23 and 10 years, and named James H. Brannagan and Daniel Dow, were arrested yesterday for obtaining flour barrels under falsi [HCICUUCT. AUCJ iri»WiM;ixw.u purchasing the barrels for Mr. Geo. H. Mars tou, a trader ou Commercial street. They se cured 65 barrels from the China Tea Company, 14 from H. W. Sargent aud 12 from Mr. Cov ill. _____ Railroad Refreshment Saloons.—Mr. Elisher Wheeler, who has for so long time kept the refreshment saloon at the P. S. & P. Rail road station, has also opened a similar saloon at the new transfer station at the junction of the Boston and Maine and Maine Central roads. The excellent saloon at the station of the Maine Central road, kept so well by Mr. Elisha Higgins, has been enlarged by the additiou of two new rooms, thus enlarging the culinary apartments. A new French baking range has been put in, costing some three hundred dol lars. _ Deceased.—An announcement will be found in our death column of the decease of Mr. Ed ward A. Emery, of the firm of Emery & Wa terhouse, and son of Daniel F. Emery. Mr. Emery (lied at .Jacksonville, Florida, where he has been for the last year in search of health, Wednesday morning. He was 38 years of age, and leaves a wife to mourn his loss. Mr. Emery was noted for being one of Port land’s efficient business men. New Rails.—The barque Etta Stewart ar rived at this port Wednesday, bringing 1200 tons of steel rails for the Graud Trunk Rail road, and the barque Belgium arrived yester day, bringing looo ums. Three more cargoes are ou the way. The laying of these rails will begin ou the Canada side. It is the intention to place steel rails on the whole road bed. Accident.—Yesterday afternoon, about one o’clock, a child two years old, son of Mr. Smith who resides at the corner of Fore and Hancock streets, fell from the second story of his father’s residence, breaking his leg. Dr. Ordway was called and set the bone. The child is now doing well. Gorham. A spirited meeting of the citizens of Gor ham has been held to take measures in aid ol the Hospital Fair. The social circles connected with the First Congregational and the Metho dist Episcopal societies appointed a joint com mittee to make arrangements for and to take charge of the contributions. The following persons were selected from the Congregational Society: Mrs. Joseph Rid | Ion, Mrs. Caroline Frost, Mrs. Farris, Mrs. Frederick Robie, Mrs. Edward Harding, Mrs. Anna Cummings, Mrs. Claernce Oxnard, Miss Mary Hinkley, Frederick Robie, Stephen Hinkley, Henry Hunt, H. A. Willett, Moses Fogg, John A. Waterman, Charles Robie. The following individuals were selected by the Methodist Society: Mrs. Topi iff. Miss Sarah Benson, Miss Lydia Davis, Mrs. ' 1K“U R. Porter, Mrs. Theodore Shackford.Mrs L G. Watson Miss Eli-beth Badey Joel ^ tl h^;«K. Porter, M.C. Bur nell. _ UISCEMANEODI notices. j. S. Bailey & Co., will hold their closing out sale of marble and alabaster goods to-day. commencing in the morning at ten and a half and at three and a half o’clock in the after noon. Many choice articles will he offered to day. __ BY TELEGRAPH. MATTERS IN MAINE. Fire In Ijiucolu—The Ice* Bangor, April 10.—A lire at Liucoln this evening destroyed the store of L. R. Marsh,and damaged a building owned by O. H. Chesley. It was feared the whole village would burn and a despatch was sent to this city for a steamer, but the lire was chocked by the demoliation of the tailor shop of Mr. Keef. Marsh s loss was $1500; insured $500. Chesley’s loss $200 and Keef’s about the same. No insurance. The ice in the Penobscot is growing thin and weak, and will probably go out in a few days, MASSACHUSETTS. Various llallers. Boston, April 10.—Chas. Curtis, a dry goods dealer at 680 Washington street, has been ar rested and held in $2,000 hail for trial, charged with buying goods on credit and selling low for cash with intention of absconding with the proceeds. Some gentleman who withheld his name has bequeathed $25,000 to the Massachusetts Insti tute of Technology. The Massachusetts Historical Society at its auDual meeting to-day, selected Robert C Wintnrop President. NEW YORK. _ A School War in Brooklyn. New York, April 10.—A mass meeting of the citizens of Brooklyn has been called by Hon. Demas Barnes, Rev. Drs. Ingersoll, Karl and other eminent citizens, for the 18th inst. at the Academy, to protest against the recent re moval of Prof. Reed, principal of public school No, 13, bv Thomas Kinsala and others of the Board of Education, in an illegal manner There is much excitement in Brooklyn relative to this matter and the meeting will be one of the largest ever held in that city. The Grand Jury and the Bnub*. It is stated that the grand jnry is investigat ill nr tVili Pnlirqp flf spvfiral hanks in the recent lock up of money, with the view of ascertain ing the liabilities to indictment under the usury laws. The Gas Strike at nu End. | The New York Gas Co., turned on gas full this afternoon and state that a full supply will be ensured. It is evident that the, strike has failed and that the strikers have given up all hopes of succeeding. The employes of other companies refuse to join them. Per contra it is reported that the strikers held a private meeting to-night and to-morrow night have a mass ineetiug. The President of the gas men’s society says that the organiza tion is now complete and that a general strike will result before a week. Wall Street in Court. A commotion lias been created in Wall street by the announcement that the grand jury lias summoned several leading brokers, who are in clined to tell all they know about cliques form ed and forming, and to give the names of the usurers. It is rumored that a large number of leading bankers and brokers have been sub pcenaed to attend before the grand jury in \ special query cases. The Bull’s ilcad Bank. Fresh evidence is being discovered every day at Bull’s Head Bank, clearly pointing out the defaulters and tendency to inculpate others not yet mentioned. One of the book-keepers has been placed under bonds to appear as a witness on the trials of Merrit and Peck. The Strike. A German seeking employment at the gas works last ovening was beaten and seriously stabbed by the strikers. Several proment lead ers of strikes last year state that they will not encourage any more similar proceedings. • The virtual failure of the gas men’s strike has had a depressing effect among the turbulent leaders of the various organizations here. The officers of both carpenters’ and painters’ unions deny that their organizations voted to strike, as has been reported. Suit against a T heatrical Mannger. The suit of J. Schoonborg against Arthur Cheney, for damages arising from allged breach of contract iu connection with non-pro ductions of a play in the latter’s theatre in Boston, has begun here, and will probably last several days. The Murderers. James L. King, awaiting trial on an indict ment for the well-known murder of Anthony F. O’Neil, is in advanced stages of consump tion, and is liable to an early death. Nixou, who is under sentence to be hanged, is improv ing, and Dutch Heinereh is insaue. Another Combination to Put Up Gold. It is stated that the-Eock Island Railroad Company is disposing-of $6,000,000 of stock, which it had previously annonced for public sale, and is sending the proceeds to Philadel phia, and that the officers of the company are in combination to make money dear by with drawing these six millions. Bruggetl nnd Robbed. M-s. Arlington, who is in iho Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, is said to be resi dent of 134 Charles street, Boston, Her little daughter and a lady friend were stopping with her at the Grand Central Hotel. There is no question hut that she was drugged and robbed by some female doctress and accomplices. The Yellow Fever. The first yellow fever patients seen at quar antine this season arrived yesterday from Rio Janerio. The authorities have taken every precaution to arrest the progress of the disease, and they have no fear of a general epidemic. Mr. Mcdill’g Resignation. The Times to-morrow publishes a letter of resignation from the civil service commission of Hon. James Medill. The Postal Car Service. The Senate Committee to investigate the rail road postal service held a session this morning. Mr. Hinkley argued in favor of paying rail roads by the measurement of mail matter in stead of by weight. N. Davis of the United States postal service, in response to the argu ments on behalf of railroads, showed that since 1867 the compensation for railroad postal ser vice lias been increased about twenty per cent, in New England, the Middle and Eastern States, in some cases one hundred per eent. aud reaching in some cases one hundred and fifty percent. The maximum are now allowed on the New York and New Haven, the roads all nlnmr the lake shore and several Boston and Washington roads. Mr. Davis said he considered postal cars a necessity. They save time and ensure prompt ness in the delivery of mails. Concerning the complaint yesterday of Mr. Harris of the Con necticut Valley road of inadequacy of compen sation, no official notification to that effect has been made to Mr. Creswell. Sir. Harris said they had often complained previous to Creswell’s term and had given up in despair. Mr. Davis further said that maximum rates were allowed to roads which carried only a small weights of mails on the principle that railroads charge more proportionately for a small parcel than for tons. Adjourned. Vnrious Matters. The now city charter for New York passed the Senate to-day. Marquart’s furniture factory in Brooklyn was burned this morning. Loss #25,000. The Board of Brokers to-day lionized the boy Hiuley, of the Atlantic wreck, and gave him #233. James Brooks’ health is improving at Nor folk. The Jurael will case came up to-day iu the United States Circuit Court chambers, on a mo tion to settle the bill of exceptions taken during the trial, but was adjourned till Thursday. Mr. Dos Passos emphatically denies that Win. I. Leffingwell of Lyons, 111,, has been employed as counsel in the Stokes case. The church of St. Mary, on 45th street, was robbed by burglars last night, of many valua ble altar titles, but the thieves failed to find the communion service. United States Marshal Harlow today a taclied the City of Mexico of the Alexandria line, under a penalty of #200 due the United States for a violation of the shipping laws. CarllVogt, the alleged| murderer of Chevalier De Biduco, was rearrested to-day on a com plaint of the German consul and committed for examination by United States Commissioner White, Saturday. The car drivers on the Belt hue who were to have struck to-day for #2.75 have been offered #2.25 • by the company, and meet to-night to consider the offer. Mrs. Meyers remains in prison, not having yet furnished the required surety for her ap pearance as a witness in the Goodrich case The inquest will he resumed to morrowevening when a verdict will probably be reached. _ The remains of J. II. Price, ono of the vic tims of the Atlantic disaster, arrived here to day. The deceased was a resident of Mount Vernon. The Exaction of Half rilotagc. tr, tiV?oNT’ Abri' lb.—Gov. Dix sent a message Ideation f,ate t(“nih'ht, transmitting a comnm reSut"ou .T,;beTGovcln<>r of Maine, with a ncr the 6 Legislature of that State, re f tbe piirse wards passing thr’Ch H^?s^u.rden L‘nd up‘ pilot service is rendered. The rl f’ wben n0 “Under existing laws, licensed Povera.°.r sa's: sols entering the harbT T(?‘!U8VV<T by the way of Sandy Hook,* are »n|Y |-c quired to pay pilotage unless thev tnt. „n On the other hand coasting vessels of red tons burthen and upwards naviemi.wl’v' channel of Hell Gate are required to8 n Jv8 tbe half pilotage wheu they take no pii0f v 2?®" requirement is objected to as unjust and ODnr™ sivc by tbe Legislature of Maine, and there saems to me no ground for the distinction be tween vessels entering New York harbor through different channels. The exaction^of pilotage on vessels eugaged in commercial transactions betweeu New York aud other States w'hen no pilot service is rendered,appears to me to be unneighborly a'd unreasonable, ;i,‘J, 1, respectfully recommend that the act of chabter 293 of the laws of 1872, he so amended as to exempt all coasting vessels fl,°™ the requirements referred to. The records of the Port Warden’s office show that the whole of pilotage collected on vessels navigating Hell Gate from April, 1871, to March 12,1873, was $89,107.50, as follows: Foreign vessels piloted 1409, $24,028.60; American vessels subject to pilotage 4056, $43,203.58; Ainoricau vessels not subject to pilotage 1837, $12,084.11; half pilot age collected 1818, $9,771.11. Albany, April IQ.—In the Assembly to-uiglit a resolution was adopted to arrest and bring be fore the bar of the House, Wm. M. Tweed, Jay Gould and Juo. B. Dutches, for refusing to appear and testify before the Erie investigating committee. Pleaded Guilty. Buffalo, April 10 —Col. Thoo. Tyner, of the firm of Hoots & Tyner, against wjmiii were six indictments for forgery and twenty-four oth er charges held back, and Col. Daniel Myers, against whom were six indictments for break ing into railroad cars and stealing goods there from, were arraigned in the Court of Oyer and Terminer to dav on a single indictment eaeh, and both pleaded guilty. Judge Daniels will sentence them Saturday or Monday. Iiand Sliden-A Man Killed. Port Jarvis, N. Y., April 10.—Another im mense land slide occurred on the Monticello Railroad Tuesday afternoon, carrying away 100 feet of the track. An old man walking on the track was so injured that he has since died. Smaller slides have occurred at other points on the road, Several slides have occurred on the Erie roadway delaying train's. WASHINGTON. JVewa from the Indian Country—Had In dians, and Worn Whites. Washington, April 10.—The Secretary of the Interior has received a letter from the Modoc Peace Commissioner Meacham, which Meacham says the principal impediment to the peace negotiation is the fear that the Indians indicted by the Jackson County grand jury will be given up for punishment. The peace commissioner and military however are wont ing together harmoniously to overcome the dis trust of Modocs, but a difficulty is encountered from the intervention of bad white men, who from mercenary motives desire the prolonga tion of the war. Meacham says that the de sire of the government is well understood by his colleagues, and the military, aud that no means will be left unturned to secure peadbr Secretary Delano had Advised the military not to give up the indicted ludians, but rather to remove them if they surrender. The Commissioner of Indian Affairs has re ceived a letter stating that it has not j*et be*11 discovered who were the perpetuators of'toe murder of the four surveyors. He reports that the Cheyennes and Arapaboes have been dis turbed iu their Buffalo range by whites south of the Arkansas river, where tlieir treaty or 18b7 provides that they may hunt so long as they desire. They are also disturbed aud in jured by out lawed whiskey traders, and are dissatisfied with the appearance and—jjt.iy of the surveyor on their reservation, but deny any knowledge of the recent murders. Excitement has risen high among them in^ consecpience of the murder of several of their number while returning irom acw r*'- ’ ' j ported but tbe excitement is subsiding, and Hoa" says we shall doubtless control them if the border citizens can be properly restrained. The Commissioner of Indian Affairs has called the attention of the Secretary of the Interior to the recent murder of the surveyors, and re quests the Secretary to obtain from the Presi dent au order for stationing two companies of troops in the vicinity of the public work, west of the 98 meridian. The Secretaiy will make the desired official request. Trcnxury Balances. The following are tbe Treasury balances to day: Currency $2,292,527; special deposits of le gal tenders for redemption of certificates of de posit $125,100,000; coin$71,219,262.75; including $24,037,300 in coin certificates: legal tenders outstanding $358,759,309. THE FESHETS. Destructive Floods in Canada, Thamhsville, Ont., April 10.—The greatest flood known here for fifty years is now devas tating property in this locality, causing excite ment and anxiety. Three-fourths of this vil lage is submerged. Mauy families have been compelled to move, aud others have taken re fuge in the upper stories of their dwellings. Many farm houses are inundated and horses and cattle are si ruggliog to reach places of safe ty. In tbe principal streets of this place the water is four feet deep. The post office and some of the stores can only be reached by boats. Four bridges on Grand river between Brant ford and Onondaga have been carried away. In New York. Oswego, April 10.—The only material dam age by the freshet here so far is the loss of the crib protection to the canal lock embankment. The volume of water passing down tbe river is probably greater than ever before known. Rochester, April 40.—The flood is about tbe same as yesterday, but much higher in the up per valley of Gencs8ee. Auburn, April 10.—The Oswego river has not been so high since 1865. Several frame buildings have been swept away and others in jured. The dam at Noyes’ woolen factory wall a’so torn away aud goods carried down the stream involving a loss of $6000. In Pennsylvania. Titusville, April 10.—The Allegliauy still continues at a flood stage. The water is nearly up to tbe second floors on Seneca aud the low streets at Oil City, while other portious of the flat on'both east and west sides are flooded. Trains on the Franklin branch of the Atlantic & Great Western Railroad are discontinued be tween Franklin aud Oil City, the track in some places being from three to four feet under wa ter. No extensive losses of property are yet reported. In Arkansas. Little Rook, April 10.—Three iron piers, each fifty feet long, of the bridge now being constructed here over the Arkansas river for tbe Cairo& Fulton Railroad, were washed down last night by the rapidly rising river. The loss is estimated at $30,000. The river has risen about twenty feet in the past forty-eight hours, and is still rising rapidly. The Little Red river is overflowing its banks and the White river is al so very high. _ Indians Preparing for War. St. Louis, April 10.—The Lawrence, Kan., Journal learns that the Kiowas, Cheyennes aud Arrapahoe Iudians are preparing for war, and that the government is reinforcing all the forts in Western Kansas and south of that sec tion, aud that extra troops have been ordered to that point. Two companies of cavalry have already arrived and two more are on the road. There is every prospect of Indiau troubles on the frontier this spring. The Leavenworth Times of recent date says all trustworthy accounts from the frontier rep resent the Airapahoes and Cheyennes as mak ing preparations for a campaign of determined fighting. The young men of the Cheyenne tribe scorn the peace policy, are restless, impa tient aud eagerly anxious to go on the war path. The old chiefs' who hare visited Washington aud who have noted on the route the extent of the white population have advised p-ace in the councils, but the impulsive young warriors will not listen to the song of the quakerism. A Loose Rail* Sr. Louis. April 10.—As the mail traiu ou tl e St. Louis, Kansas City & Northern Railroad was passing a point 20 miles east of Weltsvillc yesterday morning, running at a high rate of speed, it jumped the track and the whole traiu except the engine tumbled down an embank ment, the cars turning bottom up. Henry P. Arlington of Philadelphia, was cut about the head, hut not dangerously hurt. IV. A. Bar row of Boston, had a leg broken. Several oth ers, names unknown, were or less injured. The accident was caused by a loose rail. Capt. Jack Won’t Talk. San Francisco, Cal., April 10.—On Tuesday last, the Peace Committee sent Riddle’s squaw to Capt. Jack to arrange for another talk. While the squaw was there, some of Capt. Bcrnarde’s soldiers came and took four of Capt. Jack’s horses which made him very angry. He abused the squaw, and soundly refused to talk to the commissioners. The Modoc’s are busily engaged in making rock fortifications; the troops are making every necessary preparation for a fight. Railroad Injunction. Raleigh, N. C., April 10.—The State au thorities have to-day served out before Judge Waits a writ of injunction against A. S. Bu ford, President of the North Carolina Railroad, and ail the employes of said road, preventing the change of the guage of the said road from Neeinsbro to Charlotte, and the injunction was served. The guage was to have been changed iu a day or two, which would enable trains from the Danville road to pass through to the South, and to he done iu the interest of the -Pennsylvania Central. Concentration of Troops ou the Rio Grande. New York, April 10.—A San Antonio, Tex as, letter states that soveu regiments are now on the Rio Grande; that Gen. Sheridan, the Secretary of War, and other military officers there, are iu constant consultation, leading to the belief that some military movement of im portance is ou foot, involving the possible ac quisition of a considerable portion of Mexico bordering on Texas. Fall of a Bridge. Cincinnati, April 10.—The railroad bridge

at Maryantowu, on the Cincinnati & Martins ville Railraad, fell this morning while a num ber of carpeuters were at work upon it. Three of the workrneu are dangerously and two oth ers severely injured. Explosion and Loss of Life. Providence, R. I., April 10.—The prema ture explosion of a seam blast at the quarry of Dexter Lime Rock, Lincoln, this afternoon, in stantly killed Owen Mofett and a Frenchman unknown, and injured four others. Movements of Troops. Yankton, Dakota, April 10.—Company F, 7th cavalry, arrived this morning aud the bal ance of tlie regiment will follow to-day and to-morrow. They will go into camp here for a month, until grass grows, when they will move up the Missouri river to the position on the pro posed line of the Northern Pacific railroad, j THE ATLANTIC. New York, April 10.—A Halifax despatch says-the United States Consul is ferreting out the names of the owners of the valuable silks concealed in cases of crockery recovered from the wreck of the Atlantic. The punishment, by the present court of in quiry, into the loss of the Atlantic cannot go beyond the revocation of the certificates of those founi-guilty. The captain expects sucli a judgment, ami probable the fourth officer will come in for a share of the sentence. Two schooners arrived here this morning with goods saved from the Atlantic. The steamer Lady Head, with the Collector of Cus toms on board, went down to tbe wreck to-day, and has not yet returned. A strong south-east wind and rain with heavy sea deterred the smaller steamers from going down. The weather is bad for the wreck. The New York wreckers arrived at the scene of the wreck to-day; they have got all their ap paratus in order and will commence work to morrow. They will probably blow a hole in the ship. Three bodies of steerage passengers were recovered to-day. The body of N. Briuley was washed ashore at Lumeiiburg to-day, 45 miles west of the wreck. There were life preservers on the body. UTAH. Another Mormon Exodus Contemplated. New York, April 10.—A Salt Lake special says that preparations have been in akin" for a Mormon exodus from Utah, and Brigham Young with a large number of leaders will soon start for the San Francisco mountain district ot Arizona. Young stated that he was fol,igout of reach of the telegraph and will take -1 A Mormons with him. , , .. . It is asserted in a Washington despatch that the President has determined,in view ot tue charges of Mormon officials, that the slightest interference by Mormons with the general Courts will be promptly checked. murder in Wan Francisco. San Francisco, April 10.—This afternoon John Samuel shot and instantly killed Elishu A. March.Hit at the office of the latter in Mont gomery street. After firing four shots the mur derer gave himself up. It is reported that Mar chant attempted to seduce one of Samuel’s daughters over a year ago. The deceased was married and the father of seventeen children. Explosion ofijCnie Factory. Hartford, Ct., April 10.—The fuse factory of Franklin Alfred in Avon blew up and burn ed to-day. Willie Case, a lad employed in the factory, was severely injured. The accident oc curred while the other employees were at din ner or many lives would have been lost. Official Returns from Connecticut. .Hartford, Ct., April 10.—Official returns give more votes for the prohibition ticket than as first telegraphed, and these with other slight changes cut down Ingeraol’s majority to 2900.— The full returns to the Secretary of the state will very likely reduce this majority slightly. Tlannc Diitaater. Tcckeiision, N. J., April 10.—Tho ship Web ster, before reported ashore, is leaking badly. Crew all safe. She has 750 tons phosphate on board. IIGTEOROLGOICAL . PROBABILITIES FOR THE NEXT TWENTY-FOUR nouns. War Dep’t, Office Chief Signal ) Officer, Washington, D. C., v « April 11. 1 (A. U.) i _ Probabilities—A small local storm will con tinue to advance on Friday north-eastward from Southern Illinois to Ohio; for the southwest in creasing southerly winds and a rising tempera ture ; for the Eastern, Gulf and South Atlantic States, increasing south-easterly winds aud partly cloudy weather; for the Middle and Eas tern States, south-westerly winds and generally clear weather; for the lower lakes, partly cloudy and clearing weather; an area of low baroine ter will extend during the day eastward over Dakota, and winds wlil back to the south over the Northwest and Nebraska. FOREIGN . Explosion of u Shell—Yl.uijr Persons In jured. London, April 10.—A shell exploded yester day on the guunery ship Cambridge, during practice at Devonport. Many persons were hurt, hut the authorities refuse to allow the de tails to be made public. The Bank of England Forgers. The developments made in the great Bank of England forgery case, which was before the Lord Mayor again to-day, conclusively estab lished the fact that the forgeries were commit ted by Austin Bidwell, now under arrest at Havana, and whose surrender has been order ed by the Spanish government. George Mc Donnell is held for extradition iu New York.— George Bidwell, whose arrest iu Edinburg is already announced and Noyes, the alleged clerk of the parties, who was tbe first person taken into custody, are here. George Bidwell and Noyes, after examination to-day, were remand ed to Newgate. Beduclion of Taxcs--Famiuc. London, April 10.—The Chancellor of the exchequer his arranged to carry the reduction of 50 per cent, on sugar duties into effect next month The British society of engineers gave a com plimentary banquet last night to Silas Seymour of Now York. Gn at distress for want of food is reported to prevail in the islands on the Irish coast off Gal way. Sheep even are starving. Subscriptions have been opened for the relief of the islands. Cnrlist Outrages. Bayonne, April 10.—The Carlists continue to bombard the town of Pingerda. Belief for the garrison has been sent from Genora. Brig. General Camanos has beaten a hand of Carlists under Saliva, who were menacing Gel oui. Mires at the head of a considerable force in surgents lias levied a contribution of 10,000 francs and demand its immediate payment by the municipality, threatening the town with the fate of Berga if the money is not forthcoming. The place is being well defended. The author it es refuse to yield. Fight Between Two Companies of Ac tors—Nine Killed and Several Wound ed' Paris, April 9.—A desperate fight occurred a few days 6iuce in the town of Olonne, in the department of Vendee, between two rival com panies of strolling actors, in which nine were killed aud several injured. Tbe Carlists Attack a Fortified Town. Paris, April 10.—A dispatch from Perpig nan, says tbe Carlists under Sabols appeared before Puigeerda in the Spanish province of Gerona this morniug and demanded the sur render of the town. The troops refused to yield tbe place, aud the insurgents immediately opened lire. Tbe Attack on Puigurda Continues. The following dispatch has been received here: Perpignan, April 10—9 P. M.—The attack on Puigeerda continues. No reinforcements aro in siglit. The garrison and volunteers aro making a heroic resistance but their position is Critical. JC UC UclQ aucauj uiuatu vui1 iu vuv town. . „ _ Strike of Quarrymen, Brussels, April 10.—The quarrymen of the Enghien district in Haiuault, to the number of 2000, have struck lor higher wages. They at tempted to make demonstrations but the gens d’ armeric dispersed all gatherings. Cuban News. Havana, April 9.—The English consul con tinues his exertions to counteract the efforts of interested persons seeking to prevent the ex tradition of Bidwell, one of the Bank of Eng land forgers. The name of the war steamer Chicoraagua, purchased from Americans, has been changed to the Brazan. The meat question is settled. The Aider men prevailed on the butchers to reduce the price nearly a half. O’Kelley Ordered to Santiago Tor Trial. New York, April 10.—The Herald’s Havana special says the Captain General has ordered O’Kelley to be sent to Santiago for trial, not withftauding the intercession of' the United States Consul, Gen. Torbert, who, at the pris oner’s request, asked that he be brought to Havana Battle Near Manzanillo. In an engagement between the Spaniards and 200 insurgents near Mouzanillo two Cubans and twelve Spaniards were killed. Mexican Affairs. i City of Mexico, April 1, via Havana.—The | country is quiet, The revolution is rapidly drawing to a conclusion. Several of Loeadai’s officers have surrendered. The Epizootic prevails here to an alarming extent. _ _ The Supreme Court at Durango has sentenc ! cd Gen. Canto, who assassinated Gen. Patoni I in 1868, to ten years imprisonment and to pay ! $2000 indemnity to Patoui’s widow and infant. I it is presumed that the government will modi fy the sentence. A Great Swindle. New York, April 10.—Paris advices say it is proved that of 27,000,000 francs subscribed in France for the construction of the Memphis and El Paso railroad 18,500,000 francs went in to the pocket- of those engineering the scheme who had fraudulently stated that Congress guaranteed to the road laud grants. MINOR TELEGRAMS. The epizootic in a mild form has apppeared in Sacramento. A man giving the name of Thomas James was arrested in Hoboken for going about tho country collecting money from the Grand Armv of the Republic organizations on fraudulent pretences. In the Dominion Parliament Wednesday night, the vote by ballot bill passed its second reading by 26 majority. The trial Wednesday of Mrs Anna Adair for alleged poisoning of her husband in Lorraine, 111., in January, resulted in her acquittal, it be ing clearly proved that Mr. Adair committed suicide. The loss by the partial destruction by firet of one of the mills of the Union Paper Company at Holyoke, Mass., Wednesday night was 525, 000. Fully insured The New Hampshire State Convention of the Young Men’s Ctaistiau Ass^iahon will be held iu Manchester May 0th and 7tli. The Wilmington, Charlotte ami Ratherford tou railway was sold at public auction Thuis day. Edward Matthews, trustee for the first mortgage bondholders, was the purchaser at gioo, ooo. The steamer City of Dallas, which sailed from New Yolk April 2d for New Orleans, is ashore on Saud Beach, fifteen miles soutti of Jupiter Light. She will probably be got off. The ship on Barnagat Beach is tire Webster, from Bull River, S. C., for New York, with a cargo of fertilizer. The ship aud cargo will prove a total loss. She lies on the bar and is leaking at the rate of eighteen inches per hour. The President has appointed ’Richard N. Brooke of Warrenton, Va„ Consul at La Roch elle, France. Washington Booth assumed the duties of collector of the port of Baltimore Thursday. The tube works burned at McKeesport, Pa., Wednesday, employed GOO bauds, covered five acres of ground, and was owned by a stock company in Boston. Fast Day in New Hampshire yesterday «»s unusually observed. John O’Baldwin, for 47 years clerk of the Nashua Manufacturing Company, died city yesterday. _ . . Wm. L. Scroggs has been appointed milled to the United States of Columbia. The Pennsylvania Legislature adjourned sine The U S steamer Brooklyn arrived at Priest, lustria Thursday, having In tow the supply slfip'car’ryingcontributions to the Vienna expo sition. ... , The counsel for Wright, the_ murderer, at Washington, have entered a motion for a new trial. The American Tract Society of New York, and the Webster Track and Book Society of Cincinnati have been united. The steamer Plymoutii left Port Grand, Cape Do Verdes, March lltb, for Port Prava, aud the Coast of Africa. The sixth ’’resbyterian church of Was hint ton has been awarded 811,500 damage from the Baltimore & Potomac Railroad for laying of the road in t,ho immediate proximity to the church property. FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL. Receipt* by Railroad* nail Mteauibont*. Grand Trunk Railway—5 cars sundries, 2 do snooks, 2 do for New York. 1 do laths, 1 do hay, 8 do for Boston, 1 do for Lynn, 2 do clapboards, 7 do for Halifax, 15 do for G. T. R., 4 do for St. John. NB, 9 do do for Allan Line, 2 do for Dominion Line, 2 do masts, 1 do hoops, 25 (Jo lumber. Foreign Exports. ST. JOHN. NB. Schr Lizzie G—1000 bbls flour, 1, 300 bush oats. Schr Onward—1300 bbls flour, 200 do oatmeal, 20 tons feed, 1650 bush oats. Brig Rocky Glen—2800 bbls flour, 630 bush oats, 430 do seed, 10 tons feed. HALIFAX. NS. Steamer Carlotta—1700 bbls flour, 480 kegs nails. Foreign Import*. BARROWS. Bark Belgium—1000 ton3 steel rails to John Porteous. HALL’S HARBOR, NS. Sch Fanny Given—63 cords wood, 30 doz eggs, 1 bbl cider to A D Whidden. Boston Stock Eist. (Sales at the Broker’s Board, April R>.1 Portland & Rochester U R bonds. 92* Bates Manufacturing Co.102} Boston & Maine Railroad.120} i — JVcw York block anil iTlouci JIarkel. . New York, April. 10— Mornina.—GoM 118. Mon- j ey } per cent. Sterling Exchange 107 @ 108. State stocks steady. Stocks steady anil firm. There were nineteen bids for Gold to-day, amount ing to $6,072,500 at from 117 38-100 to 118 19-100; the amount sold was $1,500,000, half of which went at 118 13-100 @ 118 19-100. New York. April 10—Ei'enlna.—The monetary situation was markod by an increased ease most of the day, and call loans were made at 1-16 per cent, over till Saturday, but in the afternoon when the an nouncement was made that sixty brokers had been subpeeaned before the Grand Jury on the usury ques tion, Money became scarce and dear, rising to 8@'} per cent, in late dealings. The squeeze is believed to be a mere bravado, and about the last turn of the tight Money screw. Receipts of currency from the interior to-day were almost $1,500,000. The out standing legal tenders show a decrease of $45,000. The imports for the week estimated at about $6,500, 000. Sterling Exchange strong and higher though business was moderate at 107} @ 107} for 60 days, and 108} @ 108} for sight. Gold quiet and steady be tween 117}® 118$, closing at 118}; loans 1 @7 per cent., and 1-16 till Saturday. The clearings were $112, 000,000. Treasury disbursements $106,000. Customs receipts $571,000. Governments firm at a slight ad vance. State bonds very quiet. Stooks firm most of the day. The leading shares advanced } to 1} per cent., but tbe tightness ol Money late in the day caus ed a reaction of } @ 1 per cent, from the highest point. It is semi-officially announced that a New York Central loan of £2,1*00,000 sterling was negoti ated in London at about 96 Gold. There will be no sessions of the Gold, Stock or Produce Exchange to morrow, but it not being a legal holiday ban ks and bankers do business as usual. The following wero the quotations of Government securities: United States coupon 6*s, 1S81... .120} United States5-20’s 1862.117} United States 5-20’s 1864.117} United States 5-20’s 1865, old.119} Uuited States 5-20*8 1865, ue*w. 117} United States 5-20’s 1867.119} United States 5-20’b 186S.117} i Uuited States 5’s, new.115} United States 10-40’s.,coupons. .113 I Currency 6*s .r. .113} The following were the opening quotations of Stocks: Western Union Telegraph Co. 86} Pacific Mail. 57 N. Y. Centra* and Hudson River consolidated.... 102 Erie. 65} Eriepreierred. 73 Union Pacific stock. 34 The following were the quotations for Pacific. Bail road securities: Central Pacific bonds.103 Union Pacific do. 86} Union Pacific land giants.73§ Union Pacific income bonds. 73 Providence Print Market. Providence, April 10.—Print Cloth 6} @ 6|c for 64, X 64 standard and extra, with quiet business. DonieMtic ItfarkeiH. New York, April 10—Evening—Cotton quiet and unchanged; sales 2507 bales; Middling uplands 19fc. Flour quiet and steady; sales 9000 bbls; State 6 00 @ 8 25; Bound hoop Ohio 7 20 @10 50; Western 6 00 @ 10 50; Southern 6 10 @ 12 75. Wheat Is firm and in more demand; sales 39.000 bush; No 2 Spring at 1 58 @ 1 66; Winter Bed Western at 1 70 @1 87}; White Michigan 1 85 @ 2 15. Corn a shade easier; sales 65. 000 bush; new Mixed Western 63 @ 64}c; old do 65} 65}c afloat. Oats steady; sales 57,000 bush; Bluck 48 @ 52c; new Western Mixed 50 @ 53c. Beef quiet at 9 00 @ 13 00. Pork is firm; new mess 17 37}. Lard steady at 8} @ 9}c. Butter is in good demand and steady; State 32@48c. Whiskey quiet and a shade firmer at 91 @ 91 }c. Rice is quiet and firmer at 7} @8}c Sugar slightly in buyers favor; sales Porto Rico at 7 @ 8}c; Muscovado 8c; refining 8 @ 8}c; No 12 D S 8}c. Coffee dull; Rio at 16} @ 19c in Gold.— Molasses is quiet and firm; New Orleans 67 @ 75c. Naval Stores—Spirits Turpentine dull at 54}c; Kosln active at 3 20 @ 3 25 for strained. Petroleum is firm; crude 9Jc; refined at 30}c. Tallow quiet at 8} @ 9c. Freights to Liverpool quiet; rates firm; Cotton per steam 7-16 @ J|d; Grain do do 8 @ 8}d. Chicago, April 10.—Flour quiet and unchanged.— Wheat quiet, weak and lower; No 1 Spring 1 27; No 2 do regular at 115}; do fresh 118 cash; do seller May 1 20}; do June 1 22}; No 3 Spring 1 08 @ 1 08}; re jected 93c. Corn is quiet and weak: No 2 Mixed 30}c for cash; 34fc seller May; 36}c bid for do Juno; re jected 28c. Oats dull aud declining; No 2 at 24} for cash; 27c cash for fresh; rejected 23}. Rye dull and declining; No 2 at 61 @ 61}c for regular and 63c for fresh. Barley dull and drooping; No 2 Fall regular offered at 74c; fresh sold at 77 @ 79c; No 3 at 64c for regular. Provisions steady. Pork active at 16 00 for seller June; do May nominally at 15 75. Lnrd quiet and a shade lower at 8} cash and 8$c seller May and 8 60-100 @ 9 70-100 do June. Bulk meats steady; clcur rib sides loose 8}c seller June; short clear mid dles 8}c; shoulders at Milwaukee, boxed. 6 @ 6}c.— Bacon quiet and unchanged. Whiskey is steadv at 80 JC. Receipts—7,000 bbls flour, 15,000 bush wheat, 15, 000 bush corn, 25,000 bush oats, 1,000 bush rye, 10,000 bush barley, 00,000 hogs. Shipments—10,000 obis flour, 28,000 bush wheat, G, 000 bush corn, 29,000 bush oats, 0,000 bush rye, 11,000 bash barley, 0300 hogs. jlolsdo. April 10.—Flour is (lull and unchanged.— Wheat quiet; No 2 White Wabash 1 91; No 3 do 1 80; extra White Michigan 1 91 @ x 92: Amber Michigan on spot 1 63$; seller April 1 G3}; do May at 1 66$; do June l 69$: No 1 Red 1 70; No 2 1 64}. Corn steady; high Mixed on spot at 40}c; seller May 42c; do June 43$c; low Mixed 40$c; no grade 38c. Oats steady; No 1 at 38$c; No 2 at 34$c; Michigan at 34|c. Receipts—0,000 bbls flour, 4,000 bush wheat, 3,000 bush corn, 2,000 bush oats. Shipments—0000 bbls flour, 5,000 hush wheat, 34,000 bush corn, 8,000 bush oats. Detroit, April 10.—Flour quiet and unchanged.— Wheat steady: extra White at 190; No 1 White at 1 84 @ 1 84$; Amber Michigan at 165. Corn steady; No 1 42$c. Oats quiet and unchanged. Receipts—0,000 bbls flour, 3,000 bush wheat, 2,000 bush corn, 0,000 bush oats. Cincinnati, April 10.—Provisions firmer. Pork nominally at 16 00 @ 1G 50. Lard firm; steam at 8$e; kettle 8$c; both Iheld $ @ $c higher. Bulk Meats firm: shoulders at 6$c clear rib sides at 8 15; clear sides 8|@8$c. Bacon quiet and firm; sales shoul ders at 7c; clear rib sides 8$c; clear sides at 9$ @ 9$c. Whiskey is steady at 85c. Charleston. April 10.—Cotton is quiet; Middling uplands 18} @ 18}e. Savannan, April 10.—Cotton quiet; Middling up lands at 19c. Mobile, April 10.—Cotton dull; Middling uplands 18$c. New Orleans, April 10.—Cotton easier; Middling uplands 19c. Havana Market. Havana, April 9.—Exchange is weak; on United States. 60 days currency, 16@ 16$ prem; short sight 19$ @ 20 prem; 60 (lays in gold 34$ @ 35 prem; short sight 39$ @ 40 prem; on London 49$ @ 50 prem; on Paris 32$ @33 prem. ’ European Markets. London, April 10—11.30.—Consols opened at 93$ for money and for account. 1 1 , securities—U. S. 5-20’s 1865, old, at 94$; do 1867, 93}; do 10-40s,89; new 5s, 90}. Erie Rail way at 51}. London, April 10—5.00 P. M.—Consols closed un changed. American securities—United State 5-20’s 1807, 93}. Eric 51}. Liverpool, Anril 10—5.00 P. M.—Cotton close*1 unchanged; sales 10,000 bales, 2000 of which were for speculation and export. CHARLES H. SMITH, JR., lawyer, Commissioner for Maine, and all tho States, S18 Broadway, Room 6&J, New York. Experienced in taking testimony on commisdou. max26 W&Sst Dissolution of Partnership. mHE partnership heretofore existing under the A name of Dellrw & Trefethen. of Portland, County of Cumberland, uealera in Fish, ia this day dissolved by mutual consent. The business will be continued under the namo of Trefethen & Co. Portland, March 22,1873. mar24eod3w* JOB PRIIVTIHfO neatly executed at tbi office. I2NTE11T AINM ENTS. AlUS-LC For Two Nights an * ■ Grand Mat iuee. FRIDAY & SATURDAY, AFR- 1L& 12‘ TRIUMPHANT RETURN OF Laugrishe «Sc Carle’s Great Origiual New York BLACK CROOK COMBINATION J _. , ,1 remodelled and 111 larged for our RcturuTour, aml presented with all our former care ful regard te Mreuie Di>pl»F) C»ror|eou« CokiHuir. Ornnd Mallet, Knrhauting .Vlunie, Thrilling Tableaux, und BRILLIANT TRANSFORMATION SCARE OF PRICES: Orchestra chairs, *R00 • par_ I ouet, 75 cents; Gallery, 5'J cents. Seats can he awn. 1 ed at the Box Office one day in advance. 00111 J Z-ff 'RADIUS’ GRAND.MATINEE SATTTRDtv ■' 1 AFTERNOON, APRIL 12TH. ’8 rUBDAy J aI’r3,lGt W- H. WHITEXET, Gon'l Agent. LYCEl The Ihiidren’s Progressive Lyeeuui WILL GIVE A MISCEIiliA.YKors (O.NCEBT (SUNDAY EVENING, April IStli, A« Army mid Navy Union null. Admission 10 cents. All the friends are invited. _apll_' 2t ' MU SIC_BAXaL. Three lights Only ! j Commencing Monday April 14, MR. CHARLES ABBOTT — AND Ills — FULL PANTOMIME COMPANY from the Oaand Opera House, New York, in the reconstructed version of HUMPTY DUMPTY, With a grand Corps de Ballet. A lull variety Troupe, embracing 70 Artists. All new Tricks. Magnificent New Scenery and effects. Box bheet open at Box Office one clay in advance, apll Ct I. A._B. _A. Tenth Grand Annual Ball. _ THE Irish American Relief Association WILL GIVE THEIR Tenth Annual Ball — AT — I 1 Y 11 .A 1, JL, —- ON — Monday Evening, April 14, 1873. Aft Also a GRAND CONCERT (one hour previous to dancing) bv the Portland /Oil Braaii Band and an Exhibition Drill *'(['»* (at 10 o’clock) by the Sheridan Cadets. -•-4^: Husic for Dancing by Chandler’s Fall Quadrille Band. Dancing com mences at 8$ o’clock. Floor Director— EDW. J, S»SIv. Aids—Maxime Paquet, R H. Parker, P. J. Con nellan. James Dunphy, J. H. Larkin, J. E. Breslin, Peter Deehau, Wm. Curran. Floor Tickets $1.00; Gallery Tickets, for Gents 50 cents; for Ladies 25 Cents. For sale by the members ot the Association and at the door. Members can procure their tickets from Mr. B. O’Rielly. Refreshments furnished by Webster in the Senate Chamber. Clothing checked free. (H^Members will appear in Regalia on the Grand March. Per order Managing Comudttco. C I T Y If A L L, Tuesday Evening, April loth! GRAND COMPLIMENTARY CONCERT! — TO — MISS. ANNIE LOUISE CAEY, At which the following talent will appear:— Had’llc TERESA CARREWO, The Celebrated Pianist. Mrs. 7IABEL B I’KWH AH, (Boston,) Soj)rano, His*. ADA CAR1T, Contralto. Hr. WILL II. STOCKBRIDCE, Tenor. Hr. W. 8. BECKETT, Baritone. Hr. HERHAW KOTZSCIVHAR, Accompanist. Admission 50 cents. Reserved seats 75 cents. Foi sale at Stockbridge’s Music Store, Wednesday morn ing, April 9th, at 9 o’clock. Doors open at 7. Ccueert commences at 8. apr9 dtd The Event of the Season. MUSIC HALL-ONE NIGHT ONLY Tlmrsdav, Aor. 17th. MORRIS BROS’ MINSTRELS. In a Grand Holiday Entertainment, The Beat Company ever brought to Port laud. jyi/i the old Favorites and a host of new ones LON, BILLY and CHARLEY MORRIS, MAI WHEELER, Die K MELVILLE, HOLBROOK, BURDEE, JACKSON, and TUB MONSTER COMPAN Y! In a Grand. Programme, EVERYTHING NEW. [^■“Reserved Scats now ready at Hawes & Cra gin’s music store. aprll,12,14,15.16*17 WM. L. SOUTHARD, Wo. 5 Pemberton square.Bowlou, Will Buy ana sell on COMMISSION REAL ESTATE, LAND, STOCKS, & — ALSO— 1 Negotiate Loan* on mortgage* and other Securities. REFERENCES: Faneuil Hall Nat. Bank. Hon. John P. Healey. Messra. Thoa. Dana & Co. Hon. Isaac S. Morse. “ Harvey Scudder & Co. Hon. J. S. Abbott. “ Kemble & Hastings. Gen. J. S. Whitney. “ Utley & Boynton. Joseph Dix, Esq. “ John P. Squires*Co. R. A. Ballou, Esq. Sam’l B. Krogman, Esq. F. W. Pelton, Esq. feb8 eod*wtf SCKIBN Elt & JORDAN. PATENT AGENTS, 74 MIDDLE, COR., EXCHANGE ST., POKTLAN D, MAINE. SPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO IiEJECT apro ED CASES. eodtf SPECIAL NOTICE, All ot the TANITE CO.’S good are dlroct Iv made bv the Co., at their own Factory andhmder their own Patents and Processes. It is cheaper to buy Standard Goods directly from well known manufacturers than to buy of Dealers or get low priced or poor goods. The fullest informa tion on all points connected with EMERY WHEELS AND EMERY GRINDING MACHINERY will be furnished by this Company. feb8cod3m 111 Per Cent. Gold Interest. 1st MORTGAGE SINKING FUND GOLD BONDS. Secured by mortgage on 6,000 acres of very valuable Coal and Iron Lands. . Principal and Interest payable in GOLD COIN. For sale at prices that will pay over 11} percent, in GOLD. Equal to 13 per cent, in currency. Call or send for Pamphlets, with maps and full rear! ieulars. that will satisfy the most cautious invest ’ THOS. P. EtLIS & CO., Bankers, mar22eod®wlm 14 Pine St.. N. Y. J. H. HOOPER, UPHO LSTERER Nos. 31 and 33 Free St, MAsiTAcrritEn or Parlor Suits, Lounges. Spring Reds, Mattresses, ItleDonoiigh Patent Bed Lounge., El ntneled Chain, Ac. 33?"All kinds of repairing neatly done. Furniture boxed and matted._oct5-’6frr T&Stt TO BE LET, C»TORE AND CHAMBERS Nos 116 and apwawis_194 Fore street. Notice. MK. C, W. FENDERSON was admitted a mem ber of our firm Jan. 1 1873. aprSdlw FENDERSON & PLUMMER. AutMetff MUST®*5* AUCTION. | LarKe aild Attractive Sale of H VltK Aisn BEAUTIFUL Italian Marble Statuary Rich Vhhps, Alabaster Groups A Figure/ HECKNTI.Y IMPORT^ J. S. BAILEY & CO., Auctioneer, h — WILL SELL OS — Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday April f»ib, lOlb I lib and I'Ath, ('oiuineiiiinK at 10 I-it A. n« — AT — Salesroom, 22 Exchange Street, it recent iuiportation of magnificent STATUARY, by Corrello Benzie. Figures of Pure Marble and Al abaster, elaborately carved. VASES of great variety of Btyte anil design, including tbe Tuscan Roman, Hebe, Gothic, Egyptian, Florentine, Grecian, Ac. Elegant Card Receiver., Mantel Oinaments and oilier cho ce articles for decorating Parlor* Drawing Rooms, &c. jGB‘“This elegant stock will be on exhibition on Tuesday afternoon and evening previous to sale. mch2lkltd Furniture at Auction. ON SATURDAY, Aprill2th, at 10 A. M., we shall sell at salesroom Parlor Suits In B. W. and Bair Clotli, B. W. and painted Chamber Setta, Brussels and Ingrain Carpets, Lounges, Hat Tree, Gas Fix ture, French. China, Iron, Stone and Common Crock ery, Glass, Silver Plated Ware, Cutlery, uew aud and second hand Tin Ware, Stone, Wooden and Iron aIso a lot of Linen Goods and Marseilles Quilts to close. Two new Harnesses, Ole. F. «. RAILEV A CO., Auctioneers. apg R Schooner Ifliua Boyd al Auction, ON WEDNESDAY. April 16th, at 3 P. M., we shall Bell at west Hide of Portland Pier tbe Schooner “Mina Boyd,” together with her tackle, apparel and fuenitiirc. Said Schooner la 50 79-100 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. RAIUF.Y <& CO., Anctionrrr.. ap9 dtd Elegant Meerschaum Pipes at Auction* ON WEDNESDAY, April 16th, at 11 o’clock A. M., wo shall at salesroom. 18 Exchange afreet, eighteen Meerschaum Pipes, warranted an tine as wan ever impoi ted They can be seen at window of E. Chapman, corner of Middle and Exchange streets, until day of sale. By F. O. BAILEY & CO., Auctioneers. ap8 dtd Administrator's Hale of Real Estate. WILL be sold at public sale ou tho premises, in the town of Deering, on the ••Gray road." about one mile from Allen’s Corner, on TUESDAY, 1 the sixth nay oi wav next, at eleven octocx a.wi. So much of the Real Estate. (Wood and Timber land,) ! of Geo. Frost, Esq., late of Westbrook, in the County ! of Cumberland, deceased, as will produce a sum not exceeding eighteen hundred and twenly-slx dollar*. By virtue oi a License from Hon. J. A. Wateiman. Judge of Probate lor Cumberland County. THOS. QUINBY. Administrator, (with Will annexed.' Portland. April 4,1873. F. O. Bailey A C O., Auctioneers. ap4,U,18 J. S. BAILEY & CO, Commission Merchants, I —AST>— AUCTIONEERS NO. Q'i EXCHANCE gTRKtf. Soxt below Merchants’ Exchange. JOSEPH S. BATI-EY, OEO. W. PARKER. References—Messrs. H. J. Libby & i o.p and Hou CharlesP. Kimbal foulard, Me.; Messrs. Leonard & Co., and Lee & Shepard. Boston. apllt Choirs, Musical Classes, Conven I tlons, Academies. ATTENTION! to the following Choice List o! j NE If (A NT AT AS ’ ORATORIOS ! ANTHEMS New and attractive Cantatas. ' * FORTY-SIXTH PSALM.Dudley Buck. 1.0* ' FESTIVAL CANTATA.Eugene Thayer. 1.2S GOUNOD’S CHORAL MUSIC. M Well worthy ot careful study. MUSICAL ENTHUSIAST.He trill. X An amnsing and very melodious musical extravaganza NEW ORATORIOS. ST. PETER.fJ. K. Paine. 1.73 PRODIGAL SON. Arthur Sullivan. LOO Fine ellectlve compositions. — BOOKS. 1 SABBATH GUEST.Emerson d. Morey. I.b0 BUCK’S NEW MOTETTE Cr LLECTION.2AO BAUMBACH’S SACRED QUARTETTES.[Newest IN PRESS-SEARLY READY. STRAUSS’S DANCE MUSIC. Violin and Plano. UW The h ivc books sent, post-paid, for retail price. OLIVER D1TSON A CO., Boston | O. H. D1TSON & CO., New York. ■ janlS S&W&wlyrwI BOSTON LEAD C(K, [Incorporated is 192».J J. H.Chadwick & Co., Ag’ts, Office 22, 24 & 26 Oliver Street, BOSTON MAJJUFACTUBEB* OF BOSTON Pure White Lead! Dry and Rrflvnd in Oil, DRY AND GROUND ZINC, LITHARGE, RED LEAD, LEAD PIPE, SHEET LE ID, TIN ; PIPE. TIN-LINFD PIPE, IRON PIPE and FITTINGS, PUMPS, dr., de. Our Pure White Load, bolh dry and ground In oil, i wo warrant to be atrictly pare, and guarastee j that for fineness, body and durability, It Is not sur i passed by any Lead In the market, either foreign or I American. HP-In order to protect ourselves, we have adopted I as our t'ade-mark an eight-pointed red star, with i corporate seal in the ccntro. This is on every pack 1 age of our Pure Lead. Nono genuine wltnout It W. F. Phillips & Co., AGENTS FOR TIIE CO.. 46 & 48 MIDDLE ST. feblS__ 6mTTA-S To Steamship Builders. Proposals for bnlldingr a Strain Propeller for the IT. S. Revenue marine. Treasury Department, i Washington, D. C„ March 29, 1873. j SEALED Prnposa's will be received by the under signed until twelve o’cleck M. of Ylonrin. the 19th day of 31ay. 1873, for the construction of a Steam Propeller tor service in the United State* Revenue Marine. Plans and specifications of the same, together with all other nece sary Information, will be furnished to bidders on application to the Collectors of Customs at Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, Boston, and Portland, Me. The right i9 reserved to reject any or all bids should it be deemed for tho interest of the Government so to do. WM. A. RICHARDSON, Secretary of the Treasury. To Steamship Builders. Proposals for building a Steam Propeller for the l . S. Revenue marine. Trfaspkv Department. Wa8™uton, D. C„ March 29,1873. J SEA LED Propoeals will,1* reeejv«J m<1er signed uutiftwelve o clock M. o« Thnn.lay, the l.5ili d«y I8f3» tor the construe tion of a Steam Propeller for strvico to tb« United S atce Revenue Marino. Plana aud specifications of the same, together with all other necessary Information, will be furnished to biddeison application to the Collectors of Customs at Baltimore, Philadelphia. New York, Boston, aud Portland, Me. The right Is reserved to reject anyor all bids should it be deemed for the Interest of the Government so to do. WM. A. RICHARDSON, Secretary of the Treaeury. aP™_ 2aw&may3A7 A. S. LYMAM S Patent Pure Dry Air Refrigerator The best and Only Reliable One In the market. IT is Indispensable to Butchers, Provision d®***™. Hotel Keepers, Grocers and Restaurants. WU! save more than its cost ev*rv Summer. Butene™ who use it, in its best form, will soon find their now* recommended by thoir customers. Thf*1lT\tfr£ rangemeot is such that * current oi cold aJ £ constantly moving over the eoatepts of the ^ ator. The Patent upon thishas been jWJJ ,B eJgh. tuo U. S. Courts aud its validity eeiabltw** 'To? LICENSE, RIGHTS, Ac-. *9P* to SCOTT O* JOBDANf fOB iVAUIK. \o 2 Park Street or So. 80 Middle St., *. ii aimlications should be made, and who hlTtoir^wcr to settle infringement*. m<to**odtf

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