Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, May 6, 1873, Page 1

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated May 6, 1873 Page 1
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PORTLAND DAILY PRESS. ESTABLISHED JUNE 83, 18M. TOL. 13,__PORTLAND TUESDAY MORNING, MAY 6, 187.T ~ XERHS$8M PeFaW iF lom™” SHF PORTLAND DAILY PRESS Published avery day (Sundays excepted) by the PORTLAIV1) PUBLISHING CO., AT 100 EXCHANGE ST, PORTLAND. Terms : Eight Dollars a Your in advance THE MAIXe"otATE PRESS is published every Thursday Morning at §2 50 a year, if paid in advance, at §2 00 a year. Kates of Advertising: One inch ol space, ength of column, constitutes a “square.” *‘3* 50 per square daily first week; 75 cents per w-ek after; three insertions, or less, §1 00; conthiu- j ng « v eiy other day after first week, 50 cents. Kail' square, three insertions or less, 75 cents; one ! v.'c ‘l, 51 00: 50centsjjer week after, w* i a l Notices, one third additional. Under head of “Amusements,” S2 00 per square j per week; three insertions or less §1 50. Advertisements inserted in the “Maine State ! f»... i).in a large circulation in cvcrv part ' square lor first insertion, ot .-..uti) mi ' ^>N^flfihBubr.equcnt ixiger- ; and 50 cents per equate ioi i Address all communications to ’~"*f PORTLAND PUBLISHING CO. BUSINESS CARDS. __ j JOST & KEELER, FRESCO PAINTERS, Office 134 Middle St., up stairs. POBTUKD, ME. Orders may be left at F. F. Halc’p picture gallery ana O. M. N: F. P. Brooks’, No. 333 Congress St. 5^*AII Order* promptly nttiUiivd to. jan25 tf PORTRAIT l^IJNTTTdEi. J. G. CLOUDMAN, j 148 EXCHANGE 81. jan22tf _____ REMOVAL S. It. HUDSON, JB., Si.£?n & Banner Painter lias removed to No. 267 Middle Street, nearly oppo site bis old stand. aprlOeodlm •S. El. » W « U , Attorney and Counsellor at Luw, 1191-2 EXCHANGE ST., (Corner of Exchange and Federal St?.,) ■* f«b27 PORTLAND, THE. tf WILLIAM DEA'Bl CLIFFORD, Counsellor at Law and in Patent Causes, 'NO. 80 MIDDLE ST., PORTLAND. ifrp~Attcnds to all kinds of Patent business. uiarlO <]3in J. II. HOOPER, IT 3? HT O LSTEREB Mos. 3S and 33 Free St, MANUFACTURE!! OF JPai-lor Suit«, Lounges. Spring Beds, ZNIattresses, ITfcDocongh Patent Bed LoiuigtB, Ku nmeled Chairs, &c. E^’All kinds of repairing neatly done. Furniture boxed and matted. octo-’GOTT&'Stt ESTABLISHED 1821. Byron Greenongli & Co., 140 Middle Stfi*eet, PORTLAND. ME. Jlililar;, 1 I Fircmrn'., ! Grand Aru:r, ! jg'N A 'PQj BnMc Ball, Wary, School, Mukouic, J (Club. HATS, CAPS AND CHAPEAUS. MADE TO ORDER, th.e Lowest 3?rices.^gJ Samples sent on application, and all orders filled at t short notice. apr4tf PORTLAND a a a A i i • ■ baa ■ w *** SVIMUnilMEL VVUttKO (FORMERLY C. STAPLES & SON,) Marine, Stationary anti IPortafolo STEAM ENGINES, Steam Boilers, Bleach Boilers and Tanks, Shafting, Mill Gearing and General Machinery. Castings of iron, brass, and composition. llepairing promptly attended to. E^*New and Second-hand Engines for sale. Highest cash prices paid for old Iron. 215 Commercial Street, V/. IT. FESSEXDEN. aprlltf Portland, Me. E. C. JORDAN, Civil Engineer & land Surveyor, No. 841-2 middle Srcc!., (near Canal Bank, PORTLAND, MAINE. apr!2 dim GEO. E. COLI INS, PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTIST, 316 CONGRESS STREET, Is prepared to make allthe various styles of Cars! fictnrca, RewibrnMt," Medallion,Are., from Retouched Negative*. By this process wo Get rid of Freckle*, Moles and other im pcrfeciiou* of the Shin. For all of which no extra charge wiil bo made. All work warranted to please. Call and examine for yourselves, mchl&dtf CHAS. J. SCHUMACHER, FRESCO PAINTER, 3 ©eerisig SMoeli, AT SCHimACUEU RKO } HERS. j aprlG d3mo | J. If. EAMS6N7 PHOTOGRAPHER, No. 152 Middle Street. PORTLAND, ME. Copying and enlarging done «o oidet. All the new styles, Berlins, Ilembrants, Medallion, be Porcelain, or Mezzotint card, and the retouched card, by which new process wo get rid of freckles moles,w'rinkles and all imperfections of the skin. Call and judge for yourselves. B3f**Motto—Good work at Moderate Price*. Aiinto Plrasc. may 20 WtutivTI Pmvxrv .Tic T. at?n PHINNEY & LOMBARD, Real Estate & Loans, No. 153 La Salle Street, CHICAGO. &af«‘ iciTeHtmciitH sitarfc for non-rc«ii!cnts, nml tueir iutcriTtM carefully attended to. Beffrexcf.8:-—CliaR.B. Sawyer, Pres. 5ili Nat’] Lank, Chicago: Chas. H. Mathews, Capitalist. Schen edady. N. Y.; J. ?. Winslow & Co., Portland, .Me.; S.^-biiggP, Ylce-Prcs. Franklin Bank, Chicago; G. H. Hosmer, Lcckport, N. Y.; Phinncy & Jackson Portland. Me._ apil2dtf L. B. DENNETT, ’ I Counsellor at Law, i NO. 8 EXCHANGE STREET, PORTLAND. OTK. janlU _ ROSS & STURDIVANT, n nOLEg VEE COAl DEALER l?i> C'oinrciercinl Sf., Uorllar<<t. Sole agents in Maine for the sale and shipment of ilic Celebrated Ccnl mined by Messrs. Ham mett NciU & Cc., cf Philadelphia. Wc have also for sale at lowest market price, *Vjikesbarre, Scranton, Lackawanna, and Plttston L'maIs, shipped from I he vicinity of New York. Ves sels procured for the tranportfttion of coals from put of shipment , any point desired. tfapr27 ARETAS SHURTLEFF, No. 0 Moulton Street. PORTLAND, NIK., — WILL SELL ON — COMMISSION ! AT,I. KIVDS HEAL ESTATE. — ALSO — Negotiate Loans on Mortgages! aprlC __dtf HENRY F. T. MERRILL, COUNSELOR AT LAW, No. 30 Exebnugc St., Portland. formerly of tlio U. $. Treasury Department and Attorney in all tin- courts in the District of Columbia, will attend to the prosecution of claims belorc tho °S clainiR and tho various departments at Washington. octll-tf BUSINESS CARDS. W. C. CLARK, 103 FEDERAL STREET, 5 Doors East of Trmplc 8t., GAS AND WATER PIPING. ap21___tf C. W. STOCKMAN. M. Physici.-.n ami Surgeon, ~07 Congress St., Portland. ( pposite t!ie Park. mailDdtf SCRIBNER & JORDAN, PATENT AGENTS, 74 MIDDLE, COP.., EXCHANGE ST., PORTLAND, MAINE. SPECIAL A TTEN'f > nEJEFJ~ apr5 EL _ —codtf | JAMES O’SOMELL, COUNSELLOR AT LAW, has removed to tfO* 841-2 MIDDLE STREET, (2nd door below Canal Bank,) PORTIaAlTSTD, 1VLAJEN E. Commissioner of deeds for tho several State?. feblO T0LE1~ To be Eel. AT Morrill's Corner, Docring; a first-clas3 gen teel Dwelling House, Stable, &c. Convenient to both Steam and Horse Railroads. Apply to W. H. JERRIS, Portland, or Charles E Morrill, on premises. mySdtf lIou»c to Bent or lease. TIIE Tipper tenement of honse No. 31 Emery St., consisting of six rooms, all very pleasantly situ ated; with Gas and Sebago Water, &c. Inquire on the premises. aprlOdtfWILLIAM H. GLEES. To E.CS, 1710UL Looms in the House of No. 17 Boyd street, ; consisting of sitting room, kitchen and two sleeping rooms, Gas and Sebago water , to a small family with no children. Apply to jipl9tf _ _I>. F. GERTS. To Let. ONE OF THE BEST OFFICES ON EXCHANGE STREET. Enquire of GEO. A. WHITNEY & CO,. mar24tf No. 46 Exchange St. Quiet Board, A GENTLEMAN and Lady wishing a quiet home cau tirnl pleasant rooms with board at No. 4 Cotton street, second door from Free Btreet. One or twTo single gentlemen can be acooraraodatod also. jan7 STORE TO LET. ~ A largo brick store in the Racklotl Block, corner of Middle and Cetircli streets—basement and first floor, eleganth finished and adapted to jobbing dry goods or other similar trade. Apply to ALLEN HAINES. septlldtf UNQUESTIONABLY The Best Known and Most Thoroughly Tested FAMILY SEWING MACHINE; * For all kinds of work, heavy or light, and the most ! popular. Wheeler & Wilson’s. This practical and easily managed machine lias now stood the test of lime and thorough expenmom ; and the thousands who have fortunately use* I oius, frank • ly give it the preference, as the very best, both in this country and in Europe, stulv, 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 tho wants of the household completely, and ANY &1HI> OF SEWING Needed in tho Family can be done nponit with great er rapidity and case of execution to beginners than can be accomplished on anv other. It has received the HIGHEST PREMIUMS over all-as a Family Machine—on both sides of the Atlantic. Those who want flic best, shonM obtain WHEELER & WILSON’S SIISST FEES Family Sewing Machine, AND TAKE NO OTHER. Machines sold on Monthly Instalments. All kitids ot Sewing MacnineSupplios,Silk, 'Thread Needles. &c. Machine Stitching in all its branches done in the best manner. J. 1.. MAY I* E X , Agent tor Blaine, 163 Middle St., Portlaud, Me. mcli31 <13m GEO. A. WHITNEY & CO., MANUFACTURERS Or AND DEALER IN FUR NITURE ! MATTRESSES, FEATHERS, &e. ft©. 4©, and ©vei' 42 & 44 Exchange St., PORTLAND, MAINE. rPiEOLSTSJRING DONE TO ORDER, aprl __tf TO INVESTORS. o YSic IVGnhci n Pacific Railroad 7-30 Pitst Mortgage Gold Bonds, which we rocommend as a profitable and well-securod inicstment, bear 7 3-lo per cent, gold interest (about Si currency), and have the following elements nf se curity, viz: 1. They arc the obligation of a strong corporation. 2. They arc a First Mortgage on tho Hoad, its Equipments, Rights and Franchises. 3. They are a first lien on its Net Earnings. 4. There is pledged, in addition, for tho payment of principal and interest,a Land Grant of 12,800 a^res per mile through tho States, and 25 600 acres per milo through the Teiritories traversod. Tho Company ia already entitled to nearly Ton Million acres of its Grant, and its Land sales thus lhr have cvcraged $3.00 per acre. With nearly 500 miles of the road constructed and in operation, the earnings for 1873 will be large. All marketable stocks and bonds are received in exchange for the Northern Pacifies on mo6t tavorablo | terms. JAY COOKE & CO., New York. Philadelphia aad Washington FOR SALE IN PORTLAND BY WM. E. WOOD, WWAN & HARRIETT. and 21. M. PAYSON. aprl2 eodCw&wGwlC Cheapest Book Stores IN THE UNITED STATES. OLD Book? bought, sold, or exchanged, or loaned lor one rent per (lay. Send three ccnie for cir culars. Agents wanted. ALBEKT COLBT & SONS, Ha exchange St., Portland, Mass., and 150 Baltimore St., Baltimore, Md l'eb2G tl#wUtv9 REAL ESTATE. Fo G. Patterson’s Real Estate Bulletin. Itf AATFV TO LOAN on Fir*t-C'Ias» i'lvli £i A Mortgagee of Real Estate in a'orlf^ml ami vicinity. Real Estate bought and sold. Rents collected. Apply to F. G. PATTERSON, Real Estate and Mortgage Broker, over Lowell’s Jewelry Store, ap25dtf Lor. Congress & Btowu Sts. Fob* Sale. 11 WO double tenement Houses on Cotton streot— No. 9, two tenements, five rooms each—No. 13, two tenements, seven rooms each. Also Houso No. 28 Bramhall street, arranged for one or two familios; lot 40x113, fronting on ttco streets. This property is newly finished and in complete order, and will bo sold as the health of the owner demands a change of climate. Apply to LEON M. BOWDOIN or r. G. PATTERSON, Real Estate and Mortgage Broker, my 5 tf For Sale. Ali STORY House; 10 finished rooms, cellar, &e., pleasantly situated in the western part of the city; can be purchased for $3500. A large por tion of the purchase money can remain on mortgage. ' Apply to F. G. PATTERSON, Real Estate and Morlgago Broker, Cor. Congress and Brown Sts. my3u2w A SMALL FARM for sale in West Buxton. Contains twenty acres—has a young orchard, 1£ 3tory house with four finished rooms. Connected is a _ ham and wood house. Buildings ten years oi< <3uis live tons hay. Pri^o only $900. Ap ftl,. WM II TT? I?DTC 'E’ofnfA A rr.m ► my3-3w* __ Beal Estate tor Sate. rglHE HOUSE at No. B Tate Street, and lot extend JL lug through on Brackett street, with Stable. Also, a lot of 10 acres of Ilay Field with a good Barn situated in Scarboro, on the Paine road near Hubbard Libby’s, about 6 miles from Portland. The above property will be sold at a bargain by applying to MRS. T. E. STUART, No. 664 Washington street, corner of Pine, Boston, Mass, myl <12m New House at Woodford’s Coiner, For Sale; on lino of the Hoise Cars. The Mbouse is two storied and partly finished; will bo sold low. Apply to • WM. H. JERRIS, my 1 *3w Real Estate Agent. For Sale. ITtAItM iu Westbrook, about six miles from Port* 1 land, near Jonc3 Packing Factory, containing about twenty acres iu a good statp of cultivation, with a two story house and ell, in good order; good cellar. A good barn. 30x30 feet, cellar under the same; with apple, pear and cherry trees. Liberal terms. Inquire on the premises, orol JOHN C. PROCTER, 03 Exchange street. apr28d3w_ Desirable IIon$e on Anderson Street for Sale Cheap. THE property No. 1 Anderson St. consisting of a 3 story House, containing 18 rooms, ample clos ets, fine cellar, good water. Property now rents for S36G per annum. For particulars call on J. C PROCTER. 93 Exchange street, or F. O. BAILEY & CO., 18 Exchange street. ap26tf 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 East of City Hall. April 24, 1873.ap24d*3w Hotel Property for Sale ! IN NORTHBOEO MASS. THE Assabet House, beautifully situated on public square in center of the village, on Railroad 25 milc9from Boston. House is new and of modern style, and contains 38 rooms, dance hall, b Wards &c. Large stable, 30 stalls. Will be sold at a great bar gain ; owner wishes to retire from business. Apply to D. C. PAGE,Northboro, Mass. _ npr23-Gw* Two Nice House Lots for Sale. ONE on Pine Street, adjoining Capt. Goo. 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 brook. A FINE residence one-half mile from the Railroad Depots, Post-office, good Schools and Churches, six miles from Portland; House and Ell two stories thirteen finished rooms, double parlors with marble mantles, Wood-house and Stable connected—all in good repair, painted and blinded, Bara 40 x GO on tbe 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 II use, fine cement bottom; grounds ornamentod with fine shade trees. This is one ot the finest resi dences in the county. Terms easy. Enquire of 3. It. Davis & Co., Portland, or Oli- Brown, Wostbrook. mar21tf A New House for Sale! mTlie 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. II. JERRTS, Real Estate Agent, aprl2dtf Gaboon Block. FOR SALE ! A Superior Hay Farm, eight miles from Portland on the road leading from Portland to Buxton; a largo two-story house, bam. stable, pig ___Chouse, a splendin cellar, cistern and a good well of water, orchard, pear, grapes, and oth er fruits: and all conveniences to make a good farm. JOHN L. CURTIS, apUd&wlw* then tf South Gorham. The Maar Farm tfr*r Sale or to Lei, 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. aprl2dtjunl* For Sale—Snnuncr Resort on Clic l>eagi:c Island. . ___ A good dwelling house with 12 J; ''N rooms in good repair, a story and a JS*- Iren'VjsL half store, good well of water, 22 Ka J i tJSMWjm acres of land, five in tillage, and the rest in wood and pasture 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 store Enquire ot CHAS. SAWYER, flplBf_123 Commercial St., Portland. f6r~ sale. ' A LOT of vacant land, situated on the w\ sfc side of High, between Pleasant and Danfortli, Sts. This lot has a front of about G1 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, mar28 From 12 to 2 o'clock, P. M. Real Estate. FOR Sale, or lease lor a term of years, tlie 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, 1 . . . FRANK \V. LIBBY, j A<lra r?' mar24 tf The “Limerick House,” FOR SALE * The suoccriber offers for sale his Hotel pro) i rty in Limerick Village, York County. The house has 22 rooms all in good repair, with slied and two large stables adjoining: two wells of water on the premises, ana every convenience for a i»rst-class Hotel. The “Limerick House” is well situated for securing liberal patronage. Enquire iurtlier of the owner, J OSEPII 0. IIARMON, marl3dtf Limerick, Me. Heal Estate for Sale. MOUSE AND EOT NO. 7G STATE ST., Lot contains 34,000 feet of land, with lino mit gar den, cold, grapery, etc. Apply to W- H. FESSENDEN, marOtf 215 Commercial Street. For Sale. THE lionse on State Street, occupied by the un dersigned. Tins house is thoroughly built of brick and stone and has all modern conveniences. ALLEN HAINES. Portland, Sep. 18th, 1872.sepl9-tl FOR SiAFE! tebbetIT house, SPRING-VALE. WILL HE SOLD CHEAP! As the owner wants to go Vest. hm31 SAMUEL I>. TEBBETS. Horse and Sleigh for Sale A ,'7e11 hrf>ke and stylish four year A lvJSiF* s,lci?h, Harness and Robes lor ealP at a bargain. Apnly at PLUM STREET STABLES, doc13 No. io Ptnrn Street. Lumber and Dock Tiiabcrmnted In exchange for I.ocnmotiTc Boiler., Horizontal feed Pumin and Other Machinery. ’ Address, G. H. ANDREWS fob Id tf_178 Pearl St.. New York. Aniiotincciisciit. Ml!. JAMES L. FOGG is admittod as a member of our firm from this dny. J, B. MATHEWS & CO. Portland April 1, 1873. ti WANTS, LOST, FOUND. WANTED A LIVE niDn with a few hundred dollars, to take XJL charge of a new and paying business. Investi gation invited. Also Agents in every town in the State. Apply between 9 and 12 A. M. and l aud 4 F. M., at 1 Ex change St., Boom 2. apr5 *dlw COAT AND PANT MAKERS WANTED W. C. BECKETT, my 3d 3 w 137 R1IDDLB STREET. Wanted. BLACKSMITH’S FINISHER on Carriage work. Apply to ALBERT CHASE, No. 22 Preble St.. my3d3t Portland, Me. To 3Let THE upper part of a 2 story house; contains 6 well finished rooms, plenty of hard and soft water. Enquire at 25£ Lafayette Street. my3cod!4t* _ _P. WILLIAMS. Wanted. A TENEMENT ot seven rooms east of Exchange street if possiblo. Rent not over $250 per an num. Address P. O. Box 1555, Portland, Maino. my2 _1 w * ’ AGESm $10 Per Day Easily Made ! For further particulars enquire at \l CEi\TEB STREET. FRED Is. decs. Asen*. ap30 lw* Experienced Coat, Paut aud Vest Makers WANTED AT Cor. Middle «Se Market Sts, api*25dtf _____ Pressman Wanted — AT — SMITH, MORGAN & BUTLER’S, Cor. Middle & Martect Sis. apr24___ tf Wanted A MAN wlio understands repairing Furniture. Apply at 125 Federal St. anr23 __ J£_ WANTED! A MAN acquainted with the subscription book business to tako charge of Maine and employ others to sell a new book. Must knvo a small capi tal. 10,000 copies can be sold the first year by tho rigid man. Addross, staling experience, \V. J. HOL LAND & CO., Springfield, Mass, ap _10dif WAITED! COAT MAKERS AT CHESLEY’S, meli25dtf 167 JiaRMHE STREET. Lost. A T CITY HALL, on Friday evening, at tho ±3l Blues* Masquerade, part of a new Waterproof Cloak, seams stayed with white tape. Another was left in place of the ono taken, which the owner can havo by calling at 143 Middle street with the one tak en through mistake. _ _ feb25 Wanted. A PLEASANT room on Spnr." St., or vicinity, furnished or unfurnished. Without board. janlOtt Address BOX 1336. EDUCATIONAL. Notice. THE Summer Term at GoTham Seminary will commence on Tuesday, May 13th, and continue ! to* weeks, with usual Board of Instruction. aprSdlw C. M. BODGE, A. M., Principal. CASCO STREE SEMINARY ! THE Summer term of this school, will commence MONDAY, MAY 5th, 1873. Enquiry made at the School, corner of Casco and Cumberland Street. my2*9t HTavig‘»fi©33 Sets©©!! A NAVIGATION SCHOOL will be opened at No. 15J- Exchange street, March 3d, to bo under the charge of Capt. Edward Breen and C. H. Farley. Instruction will be given every afternoon by Cant. Breen, and Monday and Friday evenings by C. II. Farley. The course will begin with decmal arithme tic, and well comprise Plane, Traverse. Parallel Mid dle Latitude sailing; the use of Logarithms: thense and adjustment of Nautical Instruments; Latitude by Sun and Stars, and Longitude bv 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, &eM will also bo introduced at the evening sessions. For terms, apply to C. II. Farley, No. 4 Exchange street. febl9tf A CARD. jVI” Y attention having been called to a “notice” lvi bearing date March 28th and appearing in the Portland Press of April 4th, I deem k justice to my self to state that I had prior to that date retired from the business ot my father, Simon Cole, having form ed other business connections. LEWIS H. COLE. Portland, April 5,1873. Copartucrsiiip Notice. Notice i8 hereby given that the undersigned have this day formed a copartnership under the firm name of Mowe, Cole & Benson, for the purpose of conduct ing a wholesale Lumber Business, at No. 140 Watcr Street, New York, with branch office and Lumber wharf at Deakcs wharf, No. 332 Commercial Street. Portland, Mo. W. R. MOWE. LEWIS U. COLE, EDWIN A. BENSON. March 27th, iS73. TO MY FRIENDS AMD FORMER PATRONS:— I beg to call your attention to the above announce ment and take pleasure in assuring you that my con nections in the Lumber trade are satisfactory. Our business at. Portland will be in charge of my brother Mr. Albert Cole, assisted by Messrs. David Birnie and L, L. Thurston, who will act under my instruct ions. 1 can assuse S’ou that the firm of Mowe, Cole & Benson, will use their best endeavors to give satis faction to all who may favor them with their patron age. aprSdlm LEWIS H. COLE. GRASS SEED. 2000 Bags Western Timothy Seed 1500 “ Canada “ » 1000 “ Ked Top “ 500 “ Michigan Clover “ 200 “ Ohio “ «• 500 “ So. Yew York “ “ lOO *» Pea Vine, “ “ 150 “ Alsikc “ 100 “ Millet “ 100 “ Hungarian Grass “ lOO “ Orchard “ FOR SALE AT THE. Lowest CasBa Price. KENDALL & WHITNEY. meli26 tf Cify of Posllmzd. In Board of Health, I April 21st, 1873.) ORDERED, that until otherwise directed we do hereby designate the dump at the foot of Hano ver street (City Stable lot), and the dump at the foot of Franklin and Smith streets, as the places for de posit© of rubbish, such as dirt, shavings, saw dust, ashes, cinders, soot, hair, shreds, manure, oyster, or lobster shells, or any other matter ol any kind (except dead animals) which may be removed from any house, cellar, yard, or other place within the City limits. Approved April 21st, 1873. I hereby give notico that the “City Ordinances” relating to the deposit of rubbish in any Street, Lane, Alley, Court, Square, Public Place or unoccupied lots within the city limits, except the lots designated in the foregoing order, will be strictly enforced GEO. W. PARKER, City Marshal. Argus and Advertiser copy. ap23ed3m NEW TAMARINDS: 124 KEGS! New Crop Martinique Tamarinds, just received per “Hattie Wheel er,” and for sale by W!I. ALLEA, JR. apr24 d2w ELIAS HODJs Sewing Machines AND ETTTTERICK’S Patterns «f Garments PL': MM E4 WILDER Janl 73tt 173 Middle St.. Uo Stain. TTWTTCJ SOUTHWARK CO’3 English Writing, 11% |\ IN Ink writcsBlack and never fades. Solo Agon's lor U. S.—SCJIKKCK Tao Co 55 Bookman St., St. Y. mar7d3m BUSINESS DIRECTORY. Agency for Sewing Machines. IV. S. DYER, No. ara 3Iid.Hr St. AI1 kinds of illacbinps for sale aud to let. Repairing. Bakers. VF. C. COBB, Nos. 28 anti JO Pear. Street. On direct route between New Custom llonsc and Post Office, near the Market. Booksellers and Stationers. SXONT, FOGG & BREED, No.94 Middle Street. Book Binders. IV31. A. QCINCY, Room 11, Priaicr'. Exchange, No. Ill Exchange St. SMALL & 8HACK.EORD, No. 35 Plain Street. Carpenters and Builders. WHITNEY & 3IEANS. Pearl Street, op l»osite Park. Dentists. DR. W. B. JOHNSON, oxer B. U. Hay's. Dye-IIonsc. F. SY3IONDS, India St. Yelxcl Cloali* dyed and (iniohed. FOSTER’S Dye Hoosr, 24 Vnson Street.* Furniture—Wholesale and lictail. WALTER COREY & CO., Arcade, No. 18 Free Street. GEORGE A. WHITIVEY, No. 50 Ex change St. Upholstering of nil kinds done to order. Furniture and House Furnishing Goons* REN JT. ADAMS, cor. ExtIs an go and Fed eral Streets. HOOPER & EATON, ©Id Post Office, Exchange Street. L. F. HO NT, No. It Preble Street. tJp i bolstering done to order. Furniture and Unholstcrlnir. DAVID W. DEANE, No. 89 Federal S«. All kinds of IJpbols cringand Repairing done to order. Hair floods and Toilet Articles. J. F. SISFRBV, No. it Clapp's Block Congress Street, opposite Old City Hall. Horse Shoeing and Carriage repairing Done in the best possible manner by 8. YOUNG Ac CO., No. lOO Fore St. Jewelry and Fine Watches. ABNER IjOIVELT., 301 Congress Wired. Agents for Howard V» aleli Company. Manufacturers of Trunks, Valises and Carpet-Bags. ,1. K. DURAN & CO., 171 Middle and no Federal Street.. i Masons end Builders. N. E. REDDON, 233 1-9 Congress 8c. Paper Hangings, Window Shades, and Carpetings. DOTH ROP.D EVENS Ac CO., 61 Exhaust* Srcct and 48 Market Hi. Photographers. A. 8. DAVIS <3k CO., No. SO Middle Sired. J. H, DAMSON. 159Mi;ltl!c»t.,cor. Cross. Plumbers. JAMES MlDDEK,No. !»1 Federal Street. Beery description ©f W ater Fixtures ar ranged and net np in tfcc be?: manner. Jobbing promptly attended to. riasterer, Stucco Worker, &c. P. FEENY, Cor. Cnmbprlnac and Frank lin 8ts. Heal Estate Agents. JOHN C. PROCTER, No. 03 Exchange Mrcct. GUO. El. DAVIS & Co., No. 301 1-2 Con gress Street. tU’ver Smith and Gold and Silver Plater. M. PEARSON, No. 92 Temple Ml., near Congress. All kinds of Siteer and Plated Ware Repaired. Silver and Plated Ware. ABNER DQWEDD,301 Cengre.. Sirre.l. Schools. ENGDISH uitd FRENCH MCHOOD, 530 Congress Street. Stair Builder. fit. F. MK3V,IiO. 252 Fore Hired, cor. Cross Hi., in I>eleno*s Mill. O. Ii. HOOPER & CO., Snccessorn to lAttleficid & Wilson, Cor. York & Ma ple Hired*. Watches, Jewelry, &c. J. W. & II. II. nCDl'FF£E,Cor. Middle & CIIiOil Sts. HENRY CLEWS & CO., 32 WALL STREET, MEW YORK, Oiler for sate a limilcil uauibcr of the FIRST MORTGAGE 7 PER CENT, CON VERTIBLE SINKING FUND GOLD BONDS — OF THE — Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Min nesota Railway Line. At 90 and accrued interest in cicrrcucy. At which price they yield over 9 per cent., and are strongly recommended as a Safe and Profitable Investment. This Railway is a corporation organized under the laws of the State of Iowa, which is the most prosper ous State in the Northwest, being the only State in the Union free from debt. The Minnesota Di vision, running from Burlington, Iowa, to Austin, Minnesota, a distance of 260 miles, was completed in February, 1872. and earned duriDg that year an av erage of $83,000 per month, being a monthly increase of $35,000 on the earnings of 1871. The earnings for 1873 arc estimated to exceed $1,500,000, or more than $125,000 per month. The Milwaukee Division, from Codar Rapids to Postville, on the Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad, a distance of 110 miles, passes through one of the richest sections of the State of Iowa, and furnishing an outlet to Milwaukee and the lakes. The Burlington, Cedar Rapids and Minnesota Railway bonds have been admitted to the New York Stock Exchange, and are daily dealt in and quoted on the official lists, thus furnishing dealers an advantage enjoyed by few of the new issues of Railway Bonds. Tho entire loan has been sold, except about $300, 000, which we now offer, to close it out. All marketable securities taken in exchange at cur rent prices, without commission. For sale in Portland by Robt. A. Bird, 97 Exchange Street. IEW' LA IYDBY! THE undersigned having assumed charge of a new and spacious Laundry would respectfully an nounce that he is prepared to do washing for Steam ers, Hotels. Families, &c., with special attention paid to Ladies Dresses, Skirts. Laces, Gents’ Shirts and every description of flue washing. This Laundry beinc provided with the newest and most approved Machinery, and experienced help, the Proprietor believes he can guarantee perfect satisfac tion to to his customers. Location, Bradliniy’s Court, En trance on Fore near India St. JOHN SPENCER, Snpcrintcndant. Late Steward ot St'r John Brooks, Boston and Port land Line fob3dlyr PROPOSALS FerDrcdgiiigfin Mcrrimac River, Mass. PROPOSALS will be received at this office until 10 o’clock A. M. on Friday, the 30th day of Mav next, for about 6.500 cubic yards of dredgiug at the Upper Falls of Merrimac River, about three miles above Haverhill, Mass. Persons desirous to make proposals for this work, are requested to apply to the undersigned at his offico No. 11 Clapp’s Block, Congress street, Portland, Me., or at No. 2 Bulfinchstreet, Boston. Mass., for printed forms, specifications and further information concern ing the same. GEO. THOM, Llcr.t. Col. of Engineers, Bvt. Brig. Gen. U. S. A. U. S. Engineer Office. i Portland, Me., April 30,1S73. I aprSOdCt Copartnership. (M.asons anil Builders.) WE, the nnder.-igne 1, have entered into a copart nership for the i-urj'O.Hj < f carrying on the Mason Business in oil iia branches, under the firm name of Gre/n A; Joraaa, and arc now ready to attend to all cill in their lino. All orders left at No. 113 Federal ttreet. 34 Emery street, or No. 5 L.v. is street, will receive prompt attention. WILLIAM H. GREEN, ALVIN JORDAN. Portland, Me., April 21,1873. apr23-2w. 165 JYIiddlc Street, M. & A. P. DARLING, HAVE reccivod Thread and Guipuro Laces, Clunv and Yack Laces, new shades of Fringes, Jet and plain Gimps, Silks and Satins in all shade’s for trimmings. Oxyitized, Metal and Silk Buttons Sack Ornaments and Tassels, Grenadine and Laco Veils. Fichus and Scarfs. aPr2® dedlwSrcocl2w Notice. IS HEREBY given that I have this day given my ward Francis Stevens liberty to trado and act (or himself, and I shall not claim any of his oarnings nor pay any of his debts after this date. FREEMAN HARDING, Gnardian. Gorham April 22, 1873. apr28*3w Notice. CHAS. W. PIERCE of Portland, retires from our firm, and his interest and rcspouaib-lity ceases from this date. NORTON MILLS CO., Lumber Manufactures, Norton Mills and Island Pond ,Vt. Island Pond, Sept. 5,1872»_ ©t tl \ Fine Business Opening: FOR a young or middle aged man of unexceptiona ble character. Experienced accountant and on© thousand dollars capital. Investigation is invited Address Box 2015 Portland Me. novSitf a MISCELLANEO US. GRAND OPENING — on — SPRING GOODS — AT F. LATNER’S, s GRAIN RIBSONS ! in ali new shades, viz:—Bronze Browns. Nile and **???«ret?8» lurquoise, Blue and all colors. No. 9 a$ » *<>• 12 at 411c; No. 16 at 33c per yd. All snk, best quality, full widths warranted. Also second quality Gros Grain Ribbons very clioap. Plaid.Wittered and Roiled Snub Ribbon, ->> per cent loss any other Store in the City. TURQUOISE SILKS in all new shades at $1.50 per yard. French Flower,, Brunei, Lace for Veil,, Spanish and French Blonde Laec, at very low prices. BEAL MALTA LACES ! 100 pieces newest patterns, warranted all silk, baud made, at Importers Price,. BEADED KI.IP8. BO pieces from 20c per yard and upwards. Also rich Cloak Ornaments irom 3£c a piece and upwards. KIO GLOVES! KID GLOVES! 20 doz. 2-Button Gloves at G2c per pair; 20 doz. at 90 c per pair; 50 doz. best German goods in all shad es 81.15 (worth SI.50); Bonuinser’n 2-Button, best quality, at 81.50 per pair (worth 81.85); also the celebrated Conrvoi.iera. leading Glove in New York and Josephine Seamless Kids retailing at wholesale price. Gents’Kid Gloves at 81.25; the Vat In existence at 81 <90 per pair. COESbw • r’OESETS ! Best German Colored and White at 70c p**. y.? and French Corsets at $1.09 and upwarda. Fringes, Tissues, Fans and Parasols and Small Wares. IMBIBG EBOSV«S closings oat at cost. Sow York Branch, 335 Congress Street. P. S.—As I could not sell the stock and fixtures (as advertised a few months ago) to any advantage, I have concluded to remain hero a season or so, and will endeavor to keep the choice*! goods in my line at tho lowest possible prices. Respectfully, F. LATNGR. rayl__tf Those Baked Beans. THOSE BAKED BEAKS — wmon — W. €. COBB is selling BT THE QtJABT, at his Ba'-orj, NOS. 2S & 30 PEARL STREET, have been tested and pronounced GOOD ! Now if you wish to try Ukto, you can by sending in your order have them brought right firm tho oven to your door sm morning during iho week. Or, if you say you w nt t- o.v. >abbalh morning (as is the cnsuin) Mr. Cobb will lv.ve a fresh lot roady which ho will sen 1 you Saturday evening. Then by put ting them in your own ov» n j on can find thorn there at breakiost time and save the unpleasant task of rising before you are ready aad hurrying to the bak ery. P. 8.—Take acme ci>oic«. HICOWK BREAD will: them or cot, aa you like. ap!5_tf A BOOK FOR EVERY CITIZEN. Tlie Governmental In structor. A BRIEF and comprehensive view of tho Govern ment of the United States and of the State Gov ernments, by J. B. Shurtleff. Third Revised Edition by David N. Camp. This volume commends itrelf 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 tlie Colonies, tho occasion of the Declaration of Independence, and of the adoption ox 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 oualificatione. auues ana powers oi oinccrs, nome ana 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 used by the New York Board of Educatiou and elsewhere. Copies mailed on recoipt of 75 cents, by the publishers. COLLUVS Sc BROTHER, my2d&w4t 370 Broadway, New York. SEELEY’S Hart Rite TRUSSES1 ABDOMINAL SUPPORTERS AND FILE PIPES. Relief, Comfort and cure for Ruptcp.t:, Fe male Weaknesses and Piles, unlike all other ap pliances known, will never rust, limber, break, chafe, soil, nor move from place,—indestructible. The tine steel spring being coated with hard rubber, light cool, cleanly, used In bathing, fitted to form, universally recommended by all surgeons as the best moebanical snpports known.—Send for pamphlet.—Establish ments 1347 Chestnut St., Philadelphia and 737 Broad way, New York. Complote assortment for sale, with careful adjustment, by F. Sweetser, L. C. Gilson, W. W. Whipple & Co., and Tlios. G. Loring, Portland. Beware cf imitations. myldSm Notice to Buyers of all kinds Carriages. I HAVE and koop constantly on hand a large as sortment of all kinds of Carriages such as Phae tons, Top, and no Top Buggies, Express and two scat Wagons, and the side-spring business Wagon, which for style and durability axe not surpassed. C'ST'For sale 10 per cent, cheaper than can bo pur chased in tlio city, at JOSO’ ADAMS’, SAOCARAPPA, ME. ■ :ipr29__ T T&S3m DRUGGISTS STAND FOJFt 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 Lufkin & Co., No. 2 Woodman Block. MRS. ELIZA A. CUSHMAN. Portland, Aptll 15,1673. aprlfdtf WEBSTER H (TlTs e7 3§3 HANOVER ST., BC. TON The Proprietor having refitted and refurnished this Hotel, respectfully solicits the patronage of those vis iting Boston on business or pleasure. Terms: Rooms and full board, §2 per day. Rooms without board, for each person, 75c. to $1. This h»use is within five minutes’ walk of all the Eastern Steamer Lendings and Depot. It contains 125 rooms, every convenience for comfort, and under the management of Mr. O. W. RELYEA, must prove attractive to the travel ing public. Carriages in constant attendance and Horse Cars pass tho door. inahlSooduin Gentlemen’s Garments CLEANSED, — OE — Bycil Brown, Black, B!nc<Sliick asi;1 Blue, AND PRESSED READY FOR WEAK. No Kipping required. Warranted not to crock. AT FOSTER'S DYE HOUSE, mar21TT&Sn_34 Union St. NEW OYSTER HOUSE T. S. HATCH Respectfully informs his friends and the public that he haffleased and fitted up In good shape store Wo. Street, nearly opposite Brown street. A full supply of fresh Oystors, cooked in every style, and for sale by the quart or gallon con stantly on hand. Hatch’s celebrated Ico Cream sup luiod to parties on call. _mohfitt 500 Bbls. Algae Fertilizer. 200 Bbls. Fish Chum, FOB BALE BT COSAMT A BAUD, 133 C031.UEGCIAL STREET. ap26 _d3w Strata Safe Co.’s Sale. WE liavo one of Sanborn’s Steam Firo Proof Sales, modium size, combination lock, new and in perfect order, for sale at a large discount from mmufacturcr’s prices. Call and examine it at No. 22 Exchange street. J. 8. BAILEY & CO., Auctioneer.. ftp2C_ ' dt£_ For Sale in Portland by HALL L. DAVIS, LOR IGN, SHOUT & HARMON, R. K. HUNT & CO. aug29 _ _ eodly WOOD! WOOD HARD and SOFT WOOD for sale at No. 13 Lis coin street. Also Dry Edgings. WJI. HUSE. MISCELLANEOUS. * BABY CARRIAGES; Ask for Whitney’* Patent Spring Carrirge. Every one marked patented. All otliery arc immitationa. These Carriages cannot be tipp.d ovor. Kvery Car riage watranted not break. Having boen in tho Baby Carriage business for the past 18 years, we are confident that we understand our business, and know whose carriages aro the best. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL At the Lowest Prices by €. DAY, JR, & CO., 04 Exchange St. ____eodlyr ~ A. S. LYMAW Patent Pure Dry Air Refrigerator Tlie best and Only Reliable One in . the market. IT i* indispensable to Butchers, Provision dealors. Grocers and Restaurants. Will i!!l!?T>wtlve“ry Summer. Bute hr is recommended by their costoTn^ ^li^V^ rangemenfc is each that a current ot cold air Is kept constantly moving over the contents of the Refriger ator. The Patent upon this has been fullv tested in the U. S. Courts and its validity established in eigh teen cases. For LICENSE, RIGIIT3, &c., apply to SCOTT D. JORDAN, aoest fob haim:. No. 2 Park Street or No. SO Middle St., to whom all applications thonld be made, and who has full power to settle Infringement?, mchloodtf Saw Gummer & Sharpener. A CHEAP, simple, auu durable Machine—easily operated and running wheels from 8x1 iuchcs t> 12 x linch. Price ol'Maehino, - - $15. Wheels wldch beve'.led. double hevollcl and round face ftom $3.12 to #7.3."., according to thick ness. Heavier Machine* !0;7O nn.l $00, run ning Wheels I1) to 21 inches in diameter. . For Ulnslrato 1 Pamphlet* or PhofoCTaphs, arhlreas THE T-AJNTTK CO., Stroudsburg, Monroe Co., Pa. SPECIAL NOTICE, All of tho TANIT1C CO.’S good are direct ly made by tho Co., at their own Factory and'iinder 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. Tho fullest informa tion on all points connected with EMFiRY WHEELS JVISrX> KHVOCKY GRINDING MACHINERY will be furnished by this Company. feb8eod3m PORTLAND Safe Deposit Vaults. ON after tho 12th of May next, the rent of Safes within these vaults, except in caeos of rtnewal, will bo advanced: CLASS 4 Flton 913 TO 919, “ 3 “ 19 «• 90, “ 4 “ 30 “ 33, PEE ANNUM. R. A. BIBB, MANAGER. aprso dtd New Sewing Machine Rooms No. 286 Congress Street, OPPOSITE PRE3UE HOUSE, UP STAIRS. All first-class Sewing Machines, new nnd second band. It will pay to examino all kinds together and judge for yourself which is the best. W. S. DYER, Agent. apU lm IVotiee to l.adies ! linking Shirts, or putting Bosoms into Old Shirts. 'HIE PATENT “Reinforced” Shirt Bosom Is a great Improvement on the common Bosom. 1)0 NOT CRACK OK SUIT OUT IN THE PlAITS: will Iren much Smoother, and set better than the obi style. They need only bo seen to be appreciated. for sale bv — Messrs. J. R. COREY, •• VICKERY Ac lEIGHTO.t, “ EAST.FI AN BROTHERS, « K. A. I1ARRRTT. aprl® dlm&wlt . YEW BOOT§; Custom Hlade, Hand Sewed, Easy Fitting, Genteel Cooking and Serviceable just received at 132 MIDDLE ST., m. G. PALMER. ap!9 eodSw Notice of Copartnership. BROOKS & BURGIK, iwi mwi iur maiiuuiciuruig TABLE AXI)' DAIRY SALT, — AT— PAIiHOCTII HILLS, 0. M. BROOKS, K. P. BROOKS, E. S.BURGIN. Office 12S Comcierclnl Street. my2en !2w Ship Timber and Knees. I HAVE the largest and best stock ot Ship Knees In the State. Also best, nnulity seasoned White Oak Treenails, and con furnish nncUmniark. Hardwood or YViiitc Oak Timber and Plank *t the lowest cash prices. „ , , „ Kj TAYLOR Portland, Doe. 30, 1872. tt THE Maine State Agricnltural Society will hold it* 11TD, EXHIBITION AT BAIYttOB, 17,18 & 19, 5^**Over J&GOOO, iu preminms are offered. mar22 dCm Coarse Gravel to Sparc. CAN be had at tho Western part r,f the city a lot of coarse gravel, just tho thing for Riling up lovr places by applying to W. C. COBB. ap30 dtf Notice. HAVING pnrebased tbe Stock In trade of Josiah Duron, No. 212 Cumberland St., we shall keep a good supply of Groceries nnd Provisions, which wiil bo sold at tho lowest market prices. Hoping for a continuance of the patronago bestowed on tho above CRAWFORD, BROS. apr30 *dlw Sanford’s Improved Refrigerators. The three point9 of excellence which I claim, aro 1st; constant and thorough circnlatton of pure air; 2nd; rvnesp, no dampness monld nor taint; 3rd; no inteimingling of odors; purity and active air, the element* of Its success. Call, or send for circulars. Manufactured and for sale by J. F. MERRILL, be tween Cros* and Cotton sfc*., near Leavitt, Burnham & Co.s Ic* House, Portland, Me. JeSdtf White Corn and Oats, FOR SEED AT GEO. WYEB & CO’S i tirrtW^‘ Commercial For Sale. The sebago dye house, n0. 17 pinm in good condition with all riain st**is or tho business. Applv In thiJEPjr,atn* necessary Newbury street or J?/KEPn PR^',or at ,No' ® Congress and Brow^ 1 o Owners of Jersey Cow s. subscriber offers his pure blooded .Jersey Bu U tor tho Use of Cows during the present aeaaon. 1 _ ,, JOHN BEED. Woodford’s Corner. April 3, 1873. apSdlm* THE PRESS. TUESDAY MORMIfG, MAY C, 1873 Gossip and Gleaning*. The population in some of the Indiana towns have tlio ague so that strangers and so journers think there is an earthquake. Doubtful allegation—that alligators are sent about the country by mail from Florida. - woukl hardly prove the (postal) card. thiZind h.“band at Grcensburg, Ind., W bor f w‘le because she intimated that lm boots were uot dean. Cost of whipping one wife In Mount Car mel, 111., $53; do. in Princeton, $3.80—differ ence in cost ofliving in favor of Princeton" $43.20. Von Moitke shocked a sensitive American at Bancroft’s banquet by drawing out a ban danna and giving a sneeze that tipper! over his coffee. “Variety weddings” have been introduced into Rhode Island on the twelfth anniversary of the marriage of the parties. The aamo suggests that presents ofany kind are allow able. Washington was fortunate in many things, but especially in this, that he did not lose his VCUUIZ heart fin a rnrl nnmnH TVt vr.n cuuiiHe'n i ®ccaD9e> you Au eccentric old fellow, who lives along side of a graveyard, was asked if it was not an unpleasant location. “So," said he. “I never jined places in all my life with a set of neighbors that minded their own busluess so steady as they do.” Granny Wcites denies that Mr. Seward ev er controlled Mr. Lincoln to the extent Mr. Adams says he did. The old lady takes too much interest in the affairs of a world, that only asks of her, ns quickly as possible to get out ol it. Beniamin F. Murphy, who has been a hack driver in Chicago, and thus supported two sisters, was the successful competitor over fourteen others, for an apppointment^as cadet at West Point. He is twenty-one years old, and a native of Missouri. It is not true at all that the reformed bruis er-preacher who is now refoiming England, by a slip of the tongue, in calling for the dox ology, said, as has been maliciously reported, “Brethren within the ropes 1 Let us close up this round with the devil Joining in asockdolo £7” The Supreme Court of the United Slates has decided that when a life-insurance policy has been assigned to cover a debt, the party to whom it is assigned has no right, in ci”D of death to the insured, to the money derived from the policy in excess of the amount uec essary to make good the debt it was intended to cover. The Hartford Courant says, “Most people, we venture to say, get up in the morning when they feel that they need more sleep— all their system craves it. They force their nerves into activity. The tired brain has to be roused before it has rested, and it is some time hours before it can be worged up to the activity required. This is exactly like working delicate machinery without oiling it, and it is no wonder it so often creaks and so often breaks down. We daily, for lack of sleep, draw upon our reserved capita', aud spend the principal before the interest ma tures.’’ _ A Struggle with a Stove-Pipe. Putting up a stove is not so difficult in It self. It is the pipe that raises four-fifths of the mischief and all the dust. You may take down a stove with all the care in the world, and yet that pipe won’t come together again as it was before. You find this out when you arc standing in a chair with your arms full of pipe and your mouth full of of soot. Your wife is standing on the floor in a posi tion that enables her to see you, the pipe and the chair, and here she givc3 utterance to these remarks that are calculated to hasten a man into the extremes of insanity. Her drc3s is pinned over her waist, and her hands rest on her hips. She has got one of-your hats on her head, and your linen coat on her back, and a pair of rubbers on her feet. There is about five cents’s worth of pot black on her nose, aud a lot of flour on her chin, and alto gether she is a spectacle that would inspire a dead man with distrust. And while you are up there trying to circumvent the awful contraries of the pipe and telling that you know some fool ha3 been mixing it, "she stands safely on the floor and bombards you with such domestic mottoes as “What's the use of swearing so?” “You know no one has touched that pipe.” “You ain't got any more palisnce than a child.” “Do bo careful of that chair.” And then she goes off and reappears with an armful more of pipe, and before you are aware of it she has got that pipe so horribly mixed up that it does seem no two pieces are alike. You join the ends, and work them to and fro, and to and fro again, and then you take them apart and look at them. Then you spread one out and jam the other together, and mount them once more. But it is no go. You begin to think the pieces are inspired with life, and ache to kick them through the nimiun. xjui> buu uuesu i lose Her patience. She goes around with that awfuliy exasper ating rigging on, with a length of pipe under each arm and a long-handled broom in her hand, and says she don’t see how it is some people never have any trouble putting up a stove. Then you miss the hammer. You don’t see it anywhere. You stare into tbs pipe along the mantel, and down on the stove, and off to the floor. Your wife watch es you, and is finally thoughtful enough to in quire what you are looking after, and on learning, pulls the article from her pocket. Then you feel as if you couid go out doors and swear a hole twelve feet square through a block of brick buildings, but she merely ob serves: “Why on earth don't you speak when you want anything, and not stare around like a dummy.” When that part of the pipe which goes through tho wall is up, she keeps it up with the broom, while yon are making the connection, and stares at it with an intensity that is entirely uncalled tor. All the while your position is becoming mero and more interesting. Tho pipe don’t go together, of course. The soot shakes down into your eye* and mouth, the sweat rolls down your face and tickles your chin as it drops off, and it seems aa if your arms arc slowly but surely drawing out of their sock ets. Here your wife comes to the rescue by in quiring if you are going to be all day doing nothing, and if you think her arms are made of cast iron; and then the broom sliys off the pipe, and in her endeavor to recover her hold she jabs you under the chin with the handle, and the pipe comes down on your head with its load of fried soot, and then tho chair tilts forward enough to discharge your feet, and you come down on the wrong end of that chair with a force that would bankrupt a Pile driver. You don’t touch that stove again You leave your wife examining tho ehaiTand bemoaning its injuries; and go iijto th« kitch cn and wash your skinned and bleeding bands with yellow soap, Then you go down street after a man to do the business, and your wife goes over to the neighbor’s wither elT.tr, fhed^ il^^?titS,,n|uries. and draiD’ the neighborhood dry of its sympathy longbe fure you get home—Lanbv^ Wears MISCEltiJIEors NOTICES. The wide and well merited popularity of Old Dr. Goodhuo’s Bitters in curing all diseases arising from an impure state of the blood, is unsurpassed, and tho demand for them is In creasing. Forsalo by dealers in medicines generally. mayC-d&wlt To stimulate the nervous system and invig orate it when prostrated by such distressing maladies as kidney bladder and glandular diseases mental and physical debility, diabetes, gravel, femalo irregularities, loss of vigor, and complaints of the urino-genital organs and general debility, there is no medicine equal to or which acts so promptly as Smolavdeh’s Be en E. It strikes at the root of 6uch diseases, and a perfect cure is the inevitable result • mayfi-oodlw

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