Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, May 3, 1873, Page 1

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated May 3, 1873 Page 1
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- THF PORTLAND DAILY PRESS Published every day (Sundays excepted) by th< POBTLAXD Pl'BMgniHO CO., At 109 Exchange St. I’oktland. Terms : Eight Dollars a Year in advance THE MAINE”STATE PRESS Is published every Thursday Morning at 82 30 i year If paid in advance, at $2 00 a year. Rates or Advertising : One Inch of space, engtli of column, constitutes a “square.” 8. 50 per square daily first week; 75 cents per w ek after; three insertions, or less, $1 00; continu ng every other (lav alter first week, 50 cents. _ tfaif square, three insertions or less, 75 cents, one week. $100; 50 cents per week after. Special Notices, one third additional. Under head of “Amusements, |2 00 per square per week: three insertions or lt*s 81 50. Advertisements inserted in the Maine State Press" (which has a largo circulation in every part of the Slate) for 81 00 per square lor first insertion, and 50 cents per square for eacli subsequent inser Address all communication? to PORTLAND PUBLISHING CO. BUSINESS CARDS. J. El. HOOPER, U PI IO L8TERER Nos. 31 and 33 Free St., MANUFACTURER OF Barlor Suite, Lounges. Spring Beds, Miattresses, 91cDoKoiigh Patent Red Loangcx, En ameled Chairs, Arc gy*Al] kinds of repairing neatly done. Furniture boxed and matted. oct5-’69TT&Stf AHETAS SHURTLEFF, No. G Moulton Street, PORTLAND, ME., — WILL SELL ON — COMMISSION ! ALL KINDS REAL ESTATE. — ALSO — Negotiate Loans on Mortgages! aprl6 dtf HENRY F. T. MERRILL, COUNSELOR AT LAW, No. 30 Exchange St., Portland. Formerly of the U. S. Treasury Department and Attorney in all the court* in the District of oiumbia, ^ill attend to the prosecution of lairas fceiure the court of Claim* and the various departments at w Washington. octll-tf JOST & KELLER, ~ FRESCO PAINTERS, Office 134 Middle St., up stairs. POBTiaiVD, ME. Order* may be left at F. F. Hale’s picture gallery ann O. M. & F. P. Brooks’, No. 333 Congress St. AII Orders promptly attv ndcd to. jan25 tf PORTRAIT PAINTER. J. G. CLOUDillAM, 148 EXCHAIUiE ST. j»n22tr J. O. FOGG, Attorney and Counsellor at Law, 119 1-2 EXCHANGE ST., (Comer of Exchange and Federal Sts.,) feb27 PORTLAND, ME. tf WILLIAn HEAR* CLIFFORD, Counsellor at Law and in Patent Causes, NO. 80 MIDDLE ST., PORTLAND. S^"Attends to all kinds of Patent business, mario d3m SCRIBNER & JORDAN, PATENT AGENTS, 74 MIDDLE, COB., EXCHANGE ST., PORTLAND, MAINE. SPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO ItEJECT apro_ED CASES. eodtf "PORTLAND" MACHINEWORKS (FORMERLY C. 8TAri.ES & SON,) Marine, Stationary and Portable STEAM ENGINES, Steam Boilers, Bleach Boilers and Tanks, Shafting, Mill Gearing and General Machinery. Castings of iron, brass, and composition. Repairing promptly attended to. C8r“New and Second-hand Engines for sale. 215 Commercial Street, W, H, FESSENDEN. aprlttf Portland, Me. E. C. JORDAN, Civil Engineer & Land Surveyor, No. 841-2 Middle Sreet., (near Canal Bant, PORTLAND, MAINE. aprl2 dim GEO. E. COLA INS, PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTIST, 310 CONG8E88 STREET, I« prepared to make all the various styles of Card Picture^.' Rrmbrant, Medallion, Ar., from Retouched Negative*. By this proc®M we Get rid of Freckles, Moles nnd other im perfection* of the Plkin. For all of which no extra charge will be made. All work .warranted to please. Call and examine for yourselves. mchl8dtf CHAS. J. SCHUMACHER, FRESCO PAINTER, 5 Deering Block, AT SCHUMACHER BBOI HERS. aprl6 d5mo J. II. LAMSOUf, PHOTOGRAPHER, No. 152 Middle Street. PORTLAND, ME. Copying and enlarging done '0 order. All the new styles, Berlins, Rembrants, Medallion, he Porcelain, or Mezzotint card, and the retonebed cord, by which new process we get rid cf freckles moles,wrinkles and all imperfection* of the ikin. Call and judge for yourselves. ^“Motto-Good work at Moderate Price*. Aim to Pleawc.nay 20 G. W. STOCKMAN. M. D., Ptiysici n and Surgeon, 307 Congress St., JPortland. _ c-pp site tM Park. mail5dtf Will am h. Phinney. Jab. L. Lombard. PHINNEY & LOMBARD, Real Estate & Loans, No. 153 La Salle Street, CHICAGO. Hnfp inminirnu mnilrfor sion-rcsiduntM. and their inter**a 1m carefully attended to. References:—Chas. B. Sawyer, Pres. 5>h Nat’l Bauk, Chicago; Chas. H. Mathews, Capitalist, Schen edady, m. Y. ; J. ?. Winsl w & Co., Pot Hand, Me.; 8 A. Biigii»f Vice-Pros. Franklin Bank,«o; G. H. Hnsm*r, Lcckport, N. Y.; Phinuey & Jackson. Portland. Me. apil2dtf L. B. DENNETT, Counsellor at Law, NO. 1 EXCHANGE STREET, PORTLAND. ME. janlO tf "BOSS & STURDIVANT, tV HO EES ALE COAL DEALERS 179 Commercial St., Portland. Sole agents in Maine for the sale and shipment ol the Celebrated Coal mined by Messrs. Ham mett Neill & Co., of Philadelphia. We have also lor sale at lowest market price, ilkesbarre, Scranton, Lackawanna, and Pitta ton Goals, shipped from the vicinity of New York. Ves sels procured for the tranportation of coals from p-»rt of sbimnent any point desired. tfapr27 j. ENGER, PIANO-FORTE TUNER -AND REPAIRER. Orders in the city or country will receive promp attention. Address at U. 8. Hotel, or 31 Temple St feb13 eod3ni BUSINESS CARDS._ REMOVAL. J. B. HUDSON, JB*< JAMES O’DONNELL, COUNSELLOR AT LAW, lias removed to 1VO. 84 1-2 MIDDLE STREET, (2nd door below Canal Bank,) PORTLAND, MAINE. Commissioner of deeds for the sevoral States. W. C. CLARK, 103 FEDERAL STREET, 5 Door, East of Temple 8t., GAS AND WATER PIPING. ap21 tf _TO LEI. To Let with Board. A FRONT Parlor, suitable for gentleman and wife, 37 High, comer of SpriDg street. ap28__lw House to Bent or Lease. THE upper tenement of honsc No. 34 Emery St., consisting of six roomB, all very pleasantly situ ated; with Gas and Sobago Water, &c. . Inquire on the premises. aprlOdtf_._WILLIAM H. GREEN. To Lei, FOUR Rooms in the House of No. 17 Boyd street, consisting of sitting room, kitchen and two sleeping rooms. Gas and Sebago wate:, to a small fami y with no children. Apply to _apl9tf___ D. F. GERTS. To Let. ANK OF THE BEST OFFICES ON EXCHANGE enquire or GEO. A. WHITNEY & CO,. mar24tf No. 46 Exchange St. To Lei. TWO connected famished rooms with board at 119 Cumberland cor. of Franklin StP. feb21tf Quiet Board, 4 GENTLEMAN and Lady wishing a quiet home can find pleasant rooms with board at No. 4 Cotton street, second door from Free street. One or two single gentlemeu can be aceomraodated also. Jan7 _ STORE TO LET. . A large brick store in the Rack led Block, comer of Middle and Ceurch streets—basement and first floor, eleganth finished and adapted to jobbing dry goods or other similar trade. Apply to ALLEN HAINES. septlldtf Unquestionably TIic Best Known and Most Thorongrhly Jested FAMILY SEWING MACHINE For all kinds of work, heavy or light, and the most* popular. This practical and easily managed machine has now stood the test of time and thorough expenmoDt; and the thousands who ‘iave fortunately used ours,irank " ly give it the preference, as the very best, both in tnfe country and in Europe. Study, capital and in ventive genius have been devoted to its improvement for years, till, now wit ITS NEW SILENT FEED, our present “Lock-Stich” Machine has no equal in the world. The WHEELER & WILSON’S is relia ble. economical and noiseless. It answers the wants of the household completely, and ANY KIND OF SEWING Needed in the Family can be done upon it with great er rapidity and ease of execution to begiuners than can be accomplished on anv other. It has received the HIGHEST PREMIUMS over all-ns a Family Machiue—on both sides of the Atlantic. Those who want llie best, should obtaiu WHEELER & WILSON’S SILENT FEED Family Sewing Machine, AND TAKE NO OTHER. Machines sold on Monthly Instalments. All kinds ot Sewing Macniue Supplies, Silk, Thread Needles. &c. Machine Stitching in all its branchoi done in the best manner. J. 1.. HA IDEA, Gen’l Agent for iUaine, 163 Middle St., Portland, Me. mch31 d3m BABY CARRIAGES. 00 a h d Ask for Whitney’s Patent Spring Carrirge. Every one marked patented. All otuery are immitations. These Carriages cannot be tipped over. Every Car riage watranted nor. break. Having been in the Baby Carriage business for the past 18 >ears, we are confident that we understand our business, and know whose carriages are the best. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL At the Lowest ] C. I>A s_ Byron 140 Biildlr .tytrccif PORTLAND. ME. Military, 1 I Firemen’s, «rnnd Army, £ A PS | ftW"’ Masonic, J l Club. hats, caps and chapeaus. made to order, E3?“-A.t the Lowest Prices.rJSS jSt&ts?*on i,i’ucatiim-«“«■» «*»«“ •* _____ apr4tf DRUGGISTS STMD FOR SALE ! One of the very best stands in the city for a Druggist, is on the corner of Fore and India Streets, which is now offered for Sale. For particulars inquire immediately of Lnfkin & Co., No. 2 Woodman Block. MRS. ELIZA A. CUSHMAN. Portland, Aptil 15,1873. aprl'dtf PLASTER f.AA TONS GROUND LAND PLASTER for tH/iJ sale in barrels or bulk at the lowest «,ish price by KENDALL & WHITNEY. te_._ Notice. IS HEREBY given that I have this day given my ward Francis Stevens liberty to trade and act 4>t himself, an l I shall not claim any of his earnings nor pay any of his debts after this date, FREEMAN HARDING, Guardian. Gorham April 22. 1873. apr28*3w REAL ESTATE. F. G. Patterson's Real Estate Bulletin. Ilf 0"WRV LOAN on First-Class TIi i Mortgages of Real Estate in Fort! nd and nctaity. Real Estate bought and sold. Rents collected. Apply F. G. PATTERSON, Real Estate and Mortgage Broker, orer Lowell’s Jewelry Store, ap25dtf Cor. Congress & B own Sts. For Sale. NEW HOUSE, western part of the city, eight fin ished rooms, gas, hard and soft water, good double lined cellar, Lot fronts on two streets. Am ple room for stable. Price only $3700. $1000 cash, balance on Mortgage. Apply to F. G. PATTER SON. heal Estate and Mortgage Broker, Brown s Block, cor. Congress and Brown Streets. apr29 co<12w Real Estate for Sale. THE nOUSE at No. 6 Tate Street, and lot extend ing through on Brackett street, with Stable. Also, a lot or 10 acres of Hay Field with a good Barn situated in Scarboro, on the Paine road near Hubbard Libby’s, about 6 miles from Portland. The above property will bo sold at a bargain by applying to MRS. T. E. STUART, No. 661 Washington street, corner of Pine, Boston, Mass, myl d2m New House at Woodford’s Corner, M For Sale; on lino of the Hoi sc Cars. The house Is two Btorled and partly finished; will ho sold low. Apply to WE If JERKIS, myl*3w Real Estate Agent. For Sale. FARM in Westbrook, about six miles from Port land, near Jones Packing Factory, containing about twenty acres in a good state of cultivation, witn a two story houso and cU, in good order; good CC111U. XV guuu UiUll, OWAdU 1CCI, CCUdl UlIUl'l IUC same; with apple, pear and cherry trees. Liberal terms. Inquire on the premises, orol JOHN C. PROCTER, 93 Exchange street. apr28(13w Desirable House on Anderson Street for Sale Cheap. THE property No. 1 Anderson St. consisting of a 3 story House, containing 18 rooms ample clos ets, line cellar, good water. Property now rents for $366 per annum. For particulars call on J. C PROCTER, 93 Exchange street, or F. 0. BAILEY & CO., 18 Exchange street. ap26lf House Lots on Elm Street for Sale* LOTS to suit purchasers, on the westerly side of Elm Street, between Congress and Cumberland streets. Apply to Wm. H. Jerris, Real Estate Agent Cahoon Block, next Bast of City Hall. April 24, 1873._ ap24d»3w Hotel Property for Sale ! IN NOETHBORO MASS. THE Assabet House, beautifully situated on public square in center of the village, on Railroad 25 miles from Boston. House is new and of modern style, and contains 38 rooms, dance hall, b lliards&c. Large stable, 30 stalls. Will be sold at a great bar gain : owner wishes to retire from business. Apply *o D. C. PAGE, Northboro, Maes. apr23-Gw* FOR SALE7~ A Superior Hay Farm, eight miles from Portland on the roaa leading from Portland to Buxton; a large two-storv house, barn, stable, pig ___house, a splendin cellar, cistern and a good well of water, orchard, pear, grapes, and oth er fruit*: and all conveniences to make a good farm. JOHN L. CURTIS, aplld&wlw* then If South Gorham. For Sale* IN Gorham, about twenty minutes walk from the Depot, a House and two acres of land, covered with apple trees bearing very choice fruit. As the property must, be sold, it can be purchased for half of what the buildings would cost. DANIEL C. EMERY. Gorham, April 15, 1873. apr-d&wtf i -- House for Sale. THE square, two storied dwelling House No. 23 Waterville street; contains twelve finished rooms. This property is pleasantly located and will he sold low to elose an estate. Apply to WM. H. JERRIS, Real Estate Agent, corner Congress and Myrtle Sts. ap22__ (12w For Sale. ANEW two story House and lot in Deering, next to the Mission Chapel, North end Deering’s Bridge. Has 15 rooms, besides store rooms and closets, conveniently arranged for two families, a good cellar nnder the whoie house. Has a full view of the city and on the line of horse cars and within ten minutes walk of the Preble House. Will be sold low. If not sold will be let to a family without chil dren, Enquire on the premises. w ap30eodlw* Two Nice House Dots for Sale. ONE on Pine Street, adjoining Capt. Geo. Knight —40x100 feet, and on Emery, near Spring St., 54 x84. Terms favorable. Apply to W. H. Jerris, Real Estate Agent. aprl7-3w* For Sale in the Town of West IioaaIt A FINE residence one-lialf mile from the Railroad Depots, Post-office, good Schools and Churches, six miles fr<>m Portland; Honse and Ell two stories thirteen finished rooms, double parlors with marble mantles, Wood-house and Stable connected—all in good repair, painted and blinded, Barn 40x60 on the premises; grounds contain 15£ acres, excellent land, well fenced. 30 apple and pear trees, £ acre choice strawberries, three good wells of water upon the place and good cistern in the cellar, cellar under whole House, fine cement bottom; grounds ornamented with fine shade trees. This is one oi the finest resi dences in the county. Terms easy. Enquire of G. R. Davis & Co., Portland, or Oti^ Brown, Westbrook. inar21tf A New House for Sale! mThe commodious house on the westerly corner of Cumberland and Anderson streets. Very convenient for two families. Gas and Sebago. Now rents $525 per annum. Pleasant location and good neighborhood. Can he had on favorable terms. Apply to WM. H. JERRIS, Real Estate Agent, aprl2dtf Gaboon Block. The I»Iarr Farm for Sale or to Let. SITUATED in Scarborough, and for sale low. It being a stock farm, any one desiring such would do well to call and see it before purchasing else where. Apply at once corner of Middle and India Streets, or on the premises. aprl2dtjuul* For Sale—Summer Resort on Che bcague Island. A good dwelling house with 12 rooms in good repair, a story and a half store, good well of water, 22 acres of land, five in tillage, and the . __rest in wood and pastnre land; 28 young fruit trees, part in bearing order. The land is very free from rocks and is situated close to the seashore. A good chance to keep s ore Enquire ot CHAS. SAWYER, aPDtf 123 Commercial St., Portland. FOR SALE. A LOT of vacant land, situated on the west side of High, between Pleasant and Danforth, Sts. This lot has a front of about 61 feet and is about 194 feet deep, and plans have been drawn by How, for a block of seven or nine genteel and convenient resi dences, and adapted for the same. Enquire of EDWIN CHURCHILL, No. 4 Portland Pier, raar28 From 12 to 2 o’clock, P. M. Beal Estate. FOE Sale, or lease lor a term of years, the proper ty belonging to the estate of Francis O Libby, and formerly occupied by him on the corner of Free and High Streets. HARRISON J. LIBBY, I ... „ FRANK W. LIBBY, ) Adm rs. mar24 tf Farm for Sale or Exchange. A superior Hay Farm in the town of Deering, three and a half miles Com Portland. Tills larm contains about 65 acres _of excellent mowing land, -‘cut 60 tons of hay last season.” Good orchard near the house. Buildings consist of a two-story and a one-story house, a new barn 40x80, with other ont-lmildings. Also, farming toolB. Part of the purchase money can lay on a mortgage, or will be exchanged for a house in the city, or a price of a vessel. For further particulars enquire of GEORGE SMITH, No. 13 Boyd St. marlOtf The “Limerick House,” The su^.-criber offers for sale his Hotel pro] rty in Limerick Village, York County. The house has 22 rooms all in good repair, with plied and two large stables adjoining: two wells of water on the premises, and every convenience for a f'rst-class Hotel. The “Limerick House” is well situated for seeming liberal patronage. Enquire further of the owner. JOSEPH G. HARMON, xnarl3dtf Limerick, Me. Real Estate for Sale. HOUSE AND EOT NO. 76 STATE ST., Lot contains 31,000 feet of land, with fine iiiit gar den, cold, grapery, etc. Apply to W-H. FESSENDEN, mar6tf 2X5 Commercial Street. For Sale. fpnE house on State Street, occupied by the un JL dersigned. This house is thoroughly built of DriCK and stone and has all modern conveniences. „ ALLEN HAINES. Portland, Sep, lath, 1872. sepl9-tt fotTs ALE! TEBBETS" HOUSE, SPRINGVALE. WILL BE SOLD CHEAP! As the owner wants to go West jau31 SAMUEL I>. TEBBETS For Sale. fWIHE SEBAGO DYE HOUSE, No. 17 Plum c. . X in good condition with all apparatus necessii-. or the business. Apply to tbo proprietor at No 3a Newbury street or to J REED, Brown’s Block cm Congre«s and Brown street. marsseodtf WANTS, LOST, FOUND. Wanted. A TENEMENT ot seven rooms east of Exchange street if possible. Kent not over $250 per an num. Address P. O. Box 1555, Portland, Maino. iny2 _lw» ^ Girl Wanted. A GIRL wanted to do housework in a small fam ily. Apply at once at No. 2 Mechanic street. my2_ tf Wanted. A TENEMENT ol five or six rooms west of Ex change street. Address, stating location and rent, to T. E., 21} Free street.my2d3t» Lost! A SMALL 1 lack and tan DOG. A sutiable re ward will be paid by retnrning same to 154 Spring Street.myl*3t AGENTS. $10 Per Day Easily Made ! For further particulars enquire at 41 CENTER STREET. FRED L. SMILEY, Gen. Agent. ap30 _lw» Lost. ON THURSDAY a sum of money, the finder will be suitable rewarded bv leaving* the same at this Office nr 34 North St.apr25dti Experienced Coat, Pant and Test Makers WASTED AT SMITH, MORGAN & BUTLER’S, Cor. Middle <Sc Market Sts, uprzoui i Pressman Wanted — AT — SMITH, MORGAN & BUTLER’S, Cor. Middle & Market Sts. apr24__tf Wanted A MAN who understands repairing Furniture. Apply at 125 Federal St. apr23 _tf Wanted. A SITUATION as a salesman or commercial traveler, in a Boot and Shoe or Grocery estah lishment, >y a man who has had an experience of ten years in the retail trade. Can givo the best of references. Inquire at this Office.apr22*tf WANTED! A MAN acquainted with the subscription book business to tako charge of Maine and employ others to sell a Dev/ book. Must have a small capi tal. 10,000 copies can he sold the first year by the right man. Address, stating experience, W. J. HOL LAND & CO., Springfield, Mass, ap _’19dtf WANTED! COAT MAKERS AT CHESLEY’S, mch25dtf 107 HIPPLE STREET. Lost. A T CITY HALL, on Friday evening, at the Blues* Masquerade, part of a new Waterproof Cloak, seams stayed with white tape. Another was left in place of the one taken, which the owner can have by calling at 143 Middle street with the one tak en through mistake. feb25 Wanted. A PLEASANT room on Spring St., or vicinity, furnished or unfurnished. Without board. janlOtt Address BOX 1336. EDUCATIONAL. CASCO STREE SEMINARY ! THE Sun mcr term cf this school, will commence MONDAY, MAY 5th, 1873. Enquiry made at the School, corner of Casco and Cnmberland Street.my2*9t Navigation School i A NAVIGATION SCHOOL will be opened at No. 13£ Exchange street, March 3d. to be under the charge of Capt. Edward Breen ana C. H. Farley; .Instruction will be given every afternoon by Capt. Breen, and Monday and Friday evenings by C. H. Farley. The course will begin with decmal arithme tic, and well comprise Plane, Traverse. Parallel Mid dle Latitude sailing; the use of Logarithms; the use and adjustment of Nautical Instruments; Latitude by Sun and Stars, and Longitude by Chronometer. Lunar observations will not be included in the course but will be taught if desired. The evening Instruction will be given before the whole class, when the various problems involved in navigation will be worked out upon the black-board and illustrated by suitable diagrams and apparatus, and the use and adjustment of Instruments explain- . ed. Subjects collateral to navigation such as Mete orolgy, Ocean Currents, &cM will also he introduced at the evening sessions. For terms, apply to C. H. Farley, No. 4Exchangc street. feb!9tf GEO. A. WHITNEY & CO., MANUFACTURERS OF AND DEALER IN FURNITURE ! MATTRESSES, FEATHERS, &c. IV©. 46, and ©ver 43 & 44 Exchange St., PORTLAND, MAINE. DPHOLSTGRIIVG DONE TO ODDER, »prl _ __tf A. S. LYMAM’S Patent Pure Dry Air Refrigerator The best and Only Reliable One in the Market. IT in indispensable to Batchers, Provision dealers, Hotel Keepers, Grocers and Restaurants. 'Will save more than its cost every Summer. Butchers who use it, in its best form, will soon find their meats recommended by their customers. Tho internal ar rangement is such that a current ot cold air is kept constantly moving over the contents of the Refriger ator. The Patent upon this lias been fully teBted In the U. S. Courts and its validity established in eleli teen cases. For JJCEJSSE, BIGHTS, &c., apply to SCOTT D. JORDAN, AGENT POD MAINE, No. 2 Park Street or No. 80 Middle St., to wlum all applications should he made, and who has full power to settle infringement?, mchleodtf L. C. JOHNSON & SON., —HAVING TAKEN THE— EESTATJR^YUSTT under the New City Building in Lewiston, for the term of five years, would now say to the public that wei nts d to keep a first-class place in every respect. Our Bn. of Fare shall be in keeping wi'h the Portland and Boston Markets. Those visiting Lewiston do not forget to call at Manufacturers’ and Merchants’ RESTAUR A N T, CITY BTIIXiUUSTG-, Fine Street, LHWISION, iUAINB. LEWI8 0. JOHNSON, JOSEPH A. JOHNSON, Jan 22 . dlynewe3m -?—* Dissolution of Copartnership. NOTICE is hereby given that the copartnership heretofore existing under the firm name of Sam uel Rounds & Sons, is this day dissolved by mutual consent. SAMUEL ROUNDS, GEO. H. ROUNDS. CHAS. E. BOUNDS. Copartnership Notice. THE undersigned have this day formed a copart nership under the Arm name of Rounds, Sar

gent & Co., and will continue the business of dealers Hi Coal & Wood, at the old stand of Samuel Rounds, & Sons, No. 36 Commercial Street. They will settle all demands ot the late firm of Samuel Rounds & SonB. SAMUEL ROUNDS, GEO. H. ROUNDS, EDWARD H. SARGENT, apro _dtf Copartnership. (Masons and Builders.) WE, the nndersigned, have entered Into a copart nership for the purpose of carrying on the Mason Business in all its branches, under the firm name of Green A Jordan, and arNnow ready to attend to all calls In their lino. All caders left at No. 113 Federal street. 31 Emery street, or No. 5 Lewis street, will receive prompt attention. WILLIAM H. GREEN, ALVIN JORDAN. Portland, Me., April 21,1873,apr23-2w. Horse and Sleigh for Sale A FINE driving, well broke and stylish four year old COLT, with Sleigb, Harness and Robes for sale at a bargain. Apply at PLITIN STREET STABLES, w*. lo Plans Street. _MISCELLaNEOU s. Terrible ■ I Z HEW ^ Dealers Paying C/)l Dr. Cent a Day m INTEREST FOR MONEY. ^ Taking Advantage I of their great need of money we have purchased a splendid stock of Dress Goods, millinery, Shawls, < AND —OTHER GOODS IN OUR LINE. • */-$ .' I"'?* > ‘ : :* *.fA o COOT A o 129 Middle O _ Our Great Millinery Opening apr25-dtf Grand Trunk Railway Co. TENDERS -r FOR — ROLLING STOCK! TENDERS will be received bv the undersigned up to 5 o’clock on SATURDAY, the 3rd of May 1873, for the following Rolling Stock, viz:—* 600 Cattle or Box Freight Car3. 200 Platform Cara. 2000 Sets of Tracks for Box Cars. 600 “ “ Platform “ Specifications and drawings can be seen at the Of fice of the Mechanical Supt. of the Company at Mon real. Tenders to state the numbers of each sort of car and sets of trucks that can be delivered by tbe 1st of October, 1873, and the price for each car and set of trucks. Delivery will have to be made at Stratford and Montreal. Co J. BRIDGES, ap!5d3wManaging Director. . Dissolution of ^Copartnership. solved by mutual consent. JOHN F. RANDALL, HENRY F. MCALLISTER, EDWARD II. SARGENT. Portland, March 27, 1873. Copartnership Notice. THE undersigned have this day formed a copart nership under the name of RANDALL & McALISTER, and will continue the business of dealers in COAL & WOOD at the old 6tond of the late firm of RANDALL, McALLISTER* & CO., 60 Commercial St. They will settle all demands of the late firm or Itandall, McAllister A Co. JOHN F. RANDALL. HENRY, F. McALLIS’/ER. Portland, March 27th, 1873. roar29dtf FAlVrY litKPRV. No. 3Q9 Congress Street, Next Door to City Kail. HAVINO leased the above store and fitted it up as a first class bakery, we are prepared to fur nish the public with Bread. Cake and Pastry of superior qu* lity. Also Pilot Bread and Crackers of all kin<le, both common and fancy, fresh and new. Also Fruit and. Confectionery. The subscriber having had thirty-six years experi ence as a practical baker, flatters himself that he knows his business, and invites the public to call and see for themselves. N. B.—Particular attention paid to making wed ding cake. ap28dlw THOMAS HEARING. A«t. Notice to Buyers of all kinds Carriages. 1HAVE and keep constantly on haud a large as sortment of all kinds of Carriages such as Phae t one .Top, and no Top Bnggies, Express and two seat wagons, and the side-spring business Wagon, which for style and durability are not surpassed. 53r*Eor sale 10 per cent, cheaper than can bo pur chased in the city, at JOHN ADAMS’, SAOCAEAPPA, ME. apr29 TT&S3m KEWTAMARIM)ST 124 KEGS! New Crop Martinique Tamarinds, just received per “Hattie Wheel er,” and for sale by WM. ALLEN, JR. apr24 _ _ d2w State Pensions. PERSONS holding certificates under thoStato Pe n sion Law of 1872. and continued in force by an Act of 1873, are no longer entitled to pensions by virtue of such certificates, but new applications must be made in all cases by parties desirous of availing themselves ot the benefits of the law. Such applica tion may be made in person and not otherwise, to George H. Libby, by disabled soldiers or seamen, res idents of the city, who have served and been credited on the quota of Maine, by the widows ot such deceas ed soldiers or sailors, by the legal guardian of orphan children of such deceased persons, and by the depend ent mother or sister of such deceased persons, and no others, on Saturday, May 3d, Monday, May 5th and Saturday, May 10th, between the hour* of 2} and 5 o’clock, R. M., at tho Aldermen’s Room in Citv Building. Z. A. SMITH. I Committee on E. H. DAVEIS, ( State Pension. Argus and Advertiser copy. apr28__ _lw. PROPOSALS ~ For Dredgiag in Merrlmac River, IWass. T)R0P0SAL9 will be received at this office until 10 X o'clock A. M. on Friday, tlie 30th day of May next, for about 6,500 cubic yards of dredging at the Upper Falls of Merrlmac River, about three miles above Haverhill, Mass. Persons desirous to make proposals for this work requested to apply to the undersigned at his office No. n Clapp s Block, Congress street, Portland, Me., or at No. 2 Bulflnch street, Boston. Mass., for printed forms, specifications and further information concern log the same. GEO. THOM, Lieut. Col. of Engineers, TT „ _ Bvt. Brig. Gen. U. S. A. U. S. Engineer Office, I PORTLAND, Me., April 30,1S73. 1 apr30d6t WEBSTER HOUSE^ 382 HANOVER ST., BOSTON! The Proprietor having refitted and refurnished this Hotel, respectfully solicits the patronage of thoseiv is iting feoston on business or pleasure- Terms. Rooms Ami fall hnurr! *9 Tier dav. Rooms without board, for eSh Si 75cfto St.- This h.use is within flvi mlnntra'wllkifSlthe Eastern Steamer Landings SdnSsit It“cotalna 125 rooms, .-very convenience for comfort, ^dander the management of Mr. Q. «r RELYEaT must prove attractive to the travel Ine public. Carriages In constant attendance and Horse Cars pass the door. mahl5eod3m MISCELLANEOUS. PANIC N o YORK! — o Look at our Prices. _ o These aro all new goods and of the latest styles and colors. _ > Stripe and Plaid Shawls, $2 00. Reversible Ottoman Shawls, $3 50. Reversible Ottoman Shawls, $1 23. Delaines, 10 cents a yd. Anstrian Cloth, solid colors, 38 cents a yd. mm Bright Plaids, 20 to 23 cents a yd. Black BriUiantlne, 25 to $1 25a yd. New Shades in Colored Alpaca, 38 to 62 eta a yd.^^ Bustles, 15,20 and 25c each. Linen Towels, 8 to 75c each. CO All from 25 to 50 per cent, loss than regular prices. HASSAN > 6 Temple St. ■ will be in a few days. api25-tf We Shall Open T-H-I-S - D-A-Y, One of the Best Assortments of DRY GOODS! To be Found, in Portland Comprising many New and Elegant varieties never before seen in this market. BLACK SILKS, at prices much below the Market. BLACK and WHITE Cheeked and Strip ed Silks, at very ATTRACTIVE PRICES ! A large and complete assort bient of K'. v :».y t _• S H ^ V W L S ! From the lowest to the best grades. All are cordially invited to a personal inspection of our stock. Coveil & Company, CONGRESS COR. BROWN STS. aprlC_ _dtf A BOOK FOR EVERY CITIZEN. The Governmental In structor. A BRIEF and comprehensive view of the Govern ment of the United States and of the State Gov erumen: s, by J. B. Shnrtleff. Third Revised Edition by Daui l N. Camp. This volume commonds itself on account of its comprehensiveness while it treats each topic briefly and clearly; the value of such instruction can scarce ly be overestimated. It gives a sketch of the history and condition of the Colonies, the occasion of the declaration oi independence, ana oi tno adoption oi the Constitution; examines carefully the powers, leg islative, executive and judicial, belonging to the gov ernment; describes the various departments with thet functions, the relation of the States to each oth er and to the general government; the Qualifications, duties and powers of officers, home and foreign. In short, we have in a small, well-arranged volume, all that is essential in order to understand the nature and working of our republican institutions. While important for the citizen, it is well adapted for the higher classes in schools, and is usod by the New York Board of Educatiou and clsowhere. Copies mailed on receipt of 75 cents, by the publishers. COLLINS & BROTHER, my9d«Srw4t 370 Broadway, New York. New Spring Millinery ! —AT— HI. If. NEAL’S, 327 Congress St., Nearly opposite their Old Stand. They can now show a splendid stock of New Mil linery Goods in all the variety of styles, at very rea sonable prices. Bonnets and hats ready trimmed, kept on hand. Also, bleaching and pressing done in the best manner. A good assortment of real hair switches, and imitation of all kiuds. Ladies in want of millinery or hair goods, will do well to call at her Store. aprl7 _dim New Sewing Machine ROOMS No. 286 Congress Street, OPPOSITE PREBEE HOUSE, UP STAIRS. All first-class Sewing Machines, new and second hand. It will pay to examine all kinds together and judge for yourself which Is the best. W. S. DYER, Agent. &pl4 In Notice to Ladies ! Making Shirts, or putting Bosoms into Old Shirts. THE PATEXU, “Reinforced” Shirt Bosom Is a great improvement on the common Bosom. DO NOT CRACK OK SLIT OUT IN THE PutlTS: will Iron much Smoother, and sot better tban tbe old style. They need only be seen to be appreciated. FOE SALE BY — Messrs. J. R. CORBY, VICKERY A LEIGHTON, “ EASTMAN BROTHERS, “ E. A. MARRETT. aprlG __ dlm&wlt CO T TO IN SEED MEAL! 2000 Bags Cotton Seed Meal —FOB SALK BY— KENDALL & WHITNEY, tcb7__'ltf Gentlemen’s Garments CLEANSED, — OR — Dyed Brown, Black, Blue-Black and Blue, AND PRESSED READY FOR WEAR. No Ripping required. Warranted not to crock. AT FOSTER’S DYE HOUSE, mar21TT&Stt__ 84 Uwiw St. Cheapest Book Stores IN THE UNITED STATES. OLD Books bought, sold, or exchanged, or loaned for one cent per day. Send three cents for cir culars. Agents wanted. 4LBERT COLBY & SONS, llo exchange St, Portland, Mass., and 156 Baltimore StM Baltunnr feb26 dAvtfwO THE PRESS. SATUBDAY MORM.\<;, MAY 3, 1878 Recent Publications. The Mystery of Orcival by Emile Gaboriau. This is a novel from the French with a very intricate plot, The interest principally cen ters on the efforts of the Count de Tremerel, who ha3 murdered his wife,to prevent the de tection of the deed and oscape with the girl he loves and the preternatural astuteness so common in novels, of 'he detective who fin ally ferrets out the crime and the criminal. The count when detected is allowed to kill himself whereby he saves liis county much expense. The notary who i3 especially active in conducting the pursuit is in love with the girl with whom the count eiopes. And af ter the count takes himself out of the way ho marries her and thereby with due devotjon saves her from the disgrace incident upon her unfortunate situation. Published by J. R. Osgood & Co., and for sale by Bailey k Noyes. Tbe Widow Ltronss by Eoiile Gaborlaa Like the “Mystery of Orcival” by the same author the story opens with a murder and is mostly concerned with the detection of the criminal. An omnicient detective and an ac tive judge of inquiry are so misled by coinci dences that an innocent man ;s in great dan ger. The book is a very good picture of the French system of investigation in criminal cases. Published by J. R. Osgood & Co., and for sale by Bailey & Noyes. Pnlniflfo hv Hrer lion Stowe. This attractive volume is made up of letters written from Florida, in Mrs Stowe's own fresh, unaffected aud vigorous style. It abounds in vivid descriptions, touches of gen uine humor, and warmhearted sympathy with nature and mankind. The peculiarities of the colored people are, of course, described with the fidelity to nature that ha3 made "Uncle Tom's Cabin” famous forever; the glories of magnolia and orange bloom,the riv ers and trees of Florida arc depicted in vivid language; and in reply to many letters of in quiry in regard to the agricultural facilities, advantages of climate etc., in Florida, Mrs. Stowe has collected interesting facts and sta tistics which she presents to her readers, as the result of the careful experience of some of the settlers in that State. The book is tastefully printed illustrated and bound. Published by J. E. O3good & Co., Boston. For sale by Loring, Short & Harmon. Biography ol Mrs. JT U. Conant, Ihe World’s Medium of the Nineteenth Cen tury, with Prefatory Remarks by Her. Allen Pntman. This is a remarkable book, which can hard ly fail to meet with a welcome reception from the Spiritualists, especially; as its object is to give an idea of what spfrit mediumship is. In addition to the account of the peculiar exper iences and trials incident to the early life and development of this lady, messages purport ing to come from departed human spirits, im provised poems, and invocations, or spirit prayers, are to be found on its pages. The originality of the subject matter of the book cannot tail to arrest the attention of the curl ous. A fine steel-plate portrait of Mrs. Co nant embellishes the volume. Cloth, 324 pages; price, $1.50. Published by William White & Co., 14 Han over street, Boston. Messrs. J. B. Ford <Jt Co-, New Tork, is sue in two neat, and substaitially bound volumes, the 7th and 8th series of sermons by Mr. Beecher comprising those delivered in the Plymouth pulpit during the year from September 1871 to September 1872. The prayers are also given that preceded and that - followed each discourse. Thus placing the reader yet more perfectly within the influence of the occasion. It seems too trite for the saying, that there , are few preachers of the present time who can bring truths home so sharply and so fully as can Mr. Beecher, not alone by force of eloquence, nor yet chiefly by powers of searching thought, though so largely pos sessed of both, but by a remarkable under standing of human nature, accompanied, or rather caused, by such entire sympathy with it, as gives to him myriad personali ties in one—he it a child when he would speak as a child and yet as a man can put away childish things. He knows sufferers by what he suffers—joyful souls by all that he enjoys—and so on through the range of hu man experience. We can hardly say less than this with these sermons before us and yet we are aware it is oniy needful to an nounce two more volumes by Mr. Beecher are to be had—so much “friend” for so little "mammon.” For sale by Hoyt, Fogg & Breed. Kendoa Chillingly; By B. L. Bnlwcr, Lord Lyttnn. Another novel by this distinguished author, written in his usual brilliaut and powerful style. To the reader who should follow the fortunes of its hero, as a narrative merely— the romance would possess no little interest; but in addition to the merit which of course belongs to it as a work of fictioo, it contains much of the clever and original theorizing upon social and political problems to which Lord Lytton devoted so much thought. “Xenelon Chillingly” is published by Har per Brothers, New York, and will he found for sale in this city at the bookstore ot Messrs. Loring, Short and Hannon. Aaeleat mad Mo lern. By Bey. Israel P.Wstm, B. B. ▲ practical and compact description of the city of Jerusalem, in which is included a sketch ofits history, antiquities and principal points of interest. To the excellent and mi nute accounts of tlife edifices, gateways, eta, .of the Roly City, are added many eareftilly prepared illustrations and maps, making the volume very valuable as a guide to the trav eller, or as serving to render more clear and definite the knowledge of the student at home. Elliot, Blakeslec and Noyes; and Estes and Lauriat, Boston. Tha Tear. By B. C. Calcs worthy-ppl ij Lm & Shepard. Without aDy extravagant pretensions, our old townsman, I). C. Coles worthy, has come forth anew for the satisfaction of all who have been familiar with his pleasant writings for a whole generation. With characteristic verses for every month of the year, and for Christmas and the four seasons, you are invited to follow him into the woods and along the riverside and sea shore, to look up and rejoice with all your heart and all your strength, in the blue skies, the overshadowing tree-tops, the singing of birds and the rippling of waters. Can you re fuse? I, for one, cannot, although hall tongue-tied by his dedication, issued without ray knowledge or consent. Not that I object to the dedication itself, but I am a little afraid that what I am led to say, both of the author and of his writings, may be regarded as an illustration of the old proverb.“you tickle me and I’ll scratch you,” wc cuuti mm bwuoiuci" ate scratches if nothing worse. Many of these poems—we may as well call them poems, for with all their simplicity and homeliness at times, they are illuminated with occasional flashes of genuine poetry, and are absolutely golden, for their truthfulness and familiar teachings. Take a samplo or two in proof. “The trees aro flinging on the air Their wealth of rich perfume: It is their daily grateful prayer From speechless lips of bloom.” Apple blossoms of course. But agaiu: “The bee is wandering from his fold To revel with the flowers And dandelions crowned with gold Nod to the sunny hours. K u beautiful yon waterfall, * t8.molt«n diver O’er hapen wall, Or sparkling on the pebbly flo r.” Qn’te of a niece with Leigh Hunt’s ‘■'loos ening silver," hey? "The winds n-plplng hoarse sn.1 loud Through branches torn and bare. That closer to each other crowd. Swept bv the frosty air. * • • * • c Clad in his mail, the dragon-fly Sails flashing in the noonday ray*; How bright the steel upon bis thigh I As if he were a winged blaze. I love to watch the sparkling snow, That on the mountain lie*; The shadows as they come and go. Beneath our dark blue skies. Ac., Ac., Ac.—in almost every page. That he lias wonderfully improved of late, in his versification, as wed as in his picturing and famiUar tunes of thought, must be ac knowledged: for in all those hundred pages and more I find only one error to interfere with the musical rhythm—the melodious rythm, I should say. The tendei mimosa at play p. 25’’. Here, to make out the cadence you are obliged to say, instead of mi-mo-so, mi-mo-sa. or mim osa. which, of course, would be unforgivable in anybody. In a word, this little book will be, and ought to be, most heartily welcomed by the love- s o*' simple, sweet, household poetry— the hymning of the fire-side and supper table prayers set to music. John Vf*t April 26. 1873. Fact* and Fancies) by Miss Sedgwick. A new and exceedingly tasteful ed'tlon of one of Alls* Scdgwiek’a excellent books for children; which gives, in the form of pleasant stories for the borne or schoolroom, much good advice and instruction for ita young readers. The taste, talent and good sense everywhere prevailing In Miss Sedgwick’s writings, is toe well known to need special commendation here, and the present relume will prove very attractive to parents and children. Published by G. P. Putnam’* Sons, New York. For sale by Loring, Wfepr*. A Harmon. Johannes OInf, by Elisabeth de WiHkr — Translated front the German by F. K. Banned. A (let man romance written with power and thought, in which, amoDg some thing* fll-lt SPPTYI trk lio nmin nnrl mlei-iT’Orin/I wa find passages of sweet and elevated tone. German novels, however well translated they • * may be, seem always far removed from Amer ican modes of life and ideas, and hardly be come naturalized in our literature. The present volume will, however, be fonnd to possess much merit and interest. Published by Roberts Bros., Boston. For sale by Loring, Short & Harmon. From Messrs. T. B. Peterson £ Co., Phila delphia, Pa., we have recived “Lord Hope’s Choice” by Mrs. Ann S. Stephens, author of “Fashion and Famine,” “The Reigning Belle,” etc., etc.; and “All for Love” by Miss Eliza A. Dupuy, author of the “The Myste rious Guest” etc., etc. Both of these novels are by well-known and popular writers; and admirers of the sensational will find in these rolumes plenty of thrilling incident, and itartling denouement, which will secure to he books a large sale among that class of readers. For sale by Bailey & Noyes. THSIEIXAVEOI N NOTICES. Though in the great business centre of he city, the American House, Bostou, has for V suits of large, airy, quiet, and retired rooms For families. This housj has no superior in New England. To enable nature to throw off that depreas on caused by nervous affection, administer Smolander's Duchu. It sustains and fortifies the nerve structure, and also is the safest and best medicine for the positive cure of kidney bladder and glandular diseases, mental and physical debility, diabetes,gravel, female weak ness, uterine complaints, errors of youth, and goneral prostration of the nervous system. _ apr29-eodlw You CAN BET YOUR BOTTOM DOLLAR—that here exists no case of Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Swellings, or Stiff Joints, which the Centaur Liniment, whit* wrapper, will not alleviate ind cure. Mark the difference. It is the Centanr Lint nent, yellow wrapper, which is again placing 10 many used up horses in the harness. We :are not whether the case is Spavins, Sweeney, Scratches, Strains, or any Swelling the effect s simply wonderful. Children cry—for Pitcher’s Cantoris. It ■egulates the stomach, cures wind colio and tauscsnatural sleep. It is a substitute for aasior on. mayi-eodlwYwit KOHLING HAS GOT HI3 New Style Goods — FOB THE — Spring & Summer of 1873. tic has exercised hk usual excellent Judgment, and has selected the BEST STOCK Ever yet Exhibited in this City by Him. THE AgSOBTMEET nCLCDES COATINGS, Of German, French and Enirlisb Manufacture, in Straights, Di agonal*. Hair Lines, Basket and Diamond Goods, Ac. PMT ~OOODS. [n this Department, if anywhore, Kohlfng thinks be can SUIT EVERYBODY. UIS ASSORTMENT OF WHOLE SUITINGS Embraces soma of the Nobbiest Designs ever tntra- , ciuced. n ■ ■ — - m In fhll confidence that he can salt all tertee, and all forme, ho eprotds thcee goods open to the Inepec tion of all. fp ThMF Reed, will he nande ep in a liueUleaa netyr and in ■ perfect neamner. W. H. KOHLING, 99 EXCHANGE STREET. <U>«_ l» HEW LAIiyPRY! THE undersigned having assumed charge ofaoev and spacious Laundry would respectfullv an nounce that he is prepared to do washing for Steam ers, Hotels, Families, Ac., with special tteinU* pakl to Ladies Dresses, Skirts. Laces, Gents* Shirts and every description of fine washing. This Laundry Defcu* provided with the newest and most approved Machinery, and experienced help, the Proprietor believe*he can guarantee perfect *mWm tion to to his customers. Locution, Bradbury’s Court, En trance on Fore near India St. JOHN SPENCER, Superintendent Late Steward ot SPr John Brcoke, Boston end Port land U”*_ feMdlyt Ship Timberjmd Knees. X HAVE the largest and best stock o* stiWi kimm L «sasuar sas*?^ ™ Hackmatack, Hardwood or White Oak Timber and Plank at the lowest caeh price.. ,, . _ I, TATLOB Portland, Doc. 30, 1872. U 165 middle Stmt, n. A A. p. barling, HAVE received Thread and G u I pu re 1 Ci on I and Yack Laocs. new ei.edce .of ptegee, Jet an l plain Gimps, Silks and trimmings. Oxyulxed, Metai ySto Or «anten*s nn ' Tassels, GiCMitliw *nd Lace Veils, Fichus and Scarfs. dedlw&eod2w apr2tt___ — -—— strum C-o.’s hiiftfe* WE havo one of Sam born’s Steam Fire Proof Sales, medium s.ze, combination luck, new add In pe tect order, for sale at a large discount from mrnu 'cturer’s prioos. Call and examine it at Ho. 22 Exchange street. 1. S. BAILEY * CO., A«ftlss«rw* •pw

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