Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, May 10, 1873, Page 4

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated May 10, 1873 Page 4
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SELECTED STOTT*. From tlie Overland Monthly. Cousin Geoffrey. “Geoffrey! listen to me.” “I am listening, Helen.’ . ... r want “Well, put down that stupid pape , to tell you something.” Jn the juxnri He obeyed her, ,e1a"*”?ieVi11 y awaiting fur ic thee But it was the tired, tired, blue eyes which arrested your attention, and interested you in spite of yourself. Wonderful eyes they werc_eycs with such beautiful possibilities in them, they might have belonged to a hero or a saint, instead of, as now, betraying only the utter wearying of a blase man of the world. The little Helen of ten years ago had put that look into words, when she said: “Cousin Geoffrey’s eyes always look as if they were saying. ‘Oil, come, now—let’s rest!’ ” Geoffrey Howard, with his fascinating pres ence, thirty-five years of age, and empty purse, was the admiration of all girls newly brought out, and the terror of worthy “ma mas intent on settlements.” His face ex pressed an unusual amount of interest as he sat watching the girl before him. A perfect contrast to himself, there was still a strong likeness between them; not so much in out ward form, for the girl was small, with jet black hair and large, dark eyes, flashing lire at on i moment, then filled with deep tremu lous s.illness the next. A tender, passionate face, and llie impatient tapping of the small slippered foot, betrayed a temperament at total v&rience with the quietude of her cous * in; a;;d vet, there was a likeness—“the How ard look,” Geoffrey called it. “Well, ma oeue, wnai is nr - Helen had turned to the window, and was gazing into the street; not that there was anything to be seen, for it was a foggy after noon in London, and the street lamps were already lighted. Twisting a piece of paper round her finger, she said abruptly: “Geof frey, do you remember Sir George Linton ?” “Of course I do; one couldn’t well forget him after the way he hung round vou at the Merton’s, last Christmas.” “Do you know how much he has a year?” “No, really; I didn’t make it my business to inquire. Do you?” “Yes,” she answered, shortly, “I did make it my business to inquire, or, rather, mamma did. He has five thousand now, and will have as much more when his uncle dies— which will be soon, mamma rays.” “Indeed! Very comfortable. Well ?” “Well, he has asked mo to marry him— that’s all. A sudden contraction of the smooth, white brow was the only evidence of surprise or dis pleasure. There was none in the quiet voice which asked: “And what does your mother say?” “Say ? Why, that, as I have been brought heio for the sole purposo of selling myself to the highest bidder,it is more than folly to delay an instant, now the chanoe has come,” was the bitter answer. “Well, Aunt Ju is about light, as she gen erally is. Don’t you think so, Helen?” No answer came from the quiet figure at the window—only the same intent gaze, with eyes that saw nothing, into the foggy, gloomy street. Geoffrey Howard rose, and went over to her. “Nellie!” A quick sob answered him. “Nellie! you know I would marry you myself if I could; but I can’t. Four hundred a year doesn’t half keep me, and it certainly couldn’t keep us. both—vou know this, Nel lie.” An impatient movement of her hand show ed him she was listening. He stood there be side her—the only woman he had really lov ed—looking out into the darkening street. Once again he went over his position, which Coded with a sigh, as all previous “goings ov er” had done. Handsome, and with rather more than average talents, he was a very wel come guest at country houses; indispensable at picnics, croquet parties, and balls—“just tbe man to make things go off well”—deelar ed his friends’ invitations came to him by tho hundred; his bill for lodgings was a mere nothing. Married, all this would be changed. Hi* peerless Nellie in a print gown, and him self in a last years cut, was not a pleasing picture to contemplate. “Nellie!’’—and his long slender hand turn ed the carefully-averted face towards him— “Nellie! look at me.” She obeyed, gazing steadily at him, till, suddenly, the dark eyes filled with passionate tears, and, with anoth er quick, painful sob, she buried her face in her hands. Nellie! you know I love you; but you sec how useless it is to wait for fortune to take pity on us. You are now twenty-two; this is your second season. Aunt Ju oo«Wn’t be made to see any reason for refusing Sir George. You know this, Nellie ?' ’ “I do, Geoffrey.” Who could have guessed, in the silence that followed, that all the light was being stricken ont of these two lives ? “When will Sir George come for his an swer?” “To-night. He goes with us to the Kings leys.” * “Is he coming to dinner?” “Yes.” “Shall you see him before ?” “No, after.” Silence again; broken,' at last, by ntlen rising. “I am going to dress now, Geoffrey. You go to the Kingsleys’, of course ?” They were very much alike now; the same wearied voice—the same tired look in the tearless eyes raised to his. He let her pass hiin'without seeking to de tain her; but as she ,reached the "door he stretched out his arms with a sudden passion ate cry—“Nellie!” Sbe came to him at once—placed both arms about his neck, and clung to him, with a choking sob—“Geoffrey! Geoffrey!” He put her away, at last, very gently. “Nellie! my poor little darling! Alwavs remember that I loved you—that I loved you!” Geoffrey Howard’s musings were very pain lul, as he sat alone in bis aunt's handsome drawing-room. One by one he had seen his cousins “brought out” and well-married. He had aided his aunt in her designs, and rejoic ed with her when, one after another, Kate, Julia, and Laura had conferred their beauty and accomplishments on men of rank and wealth. Handsome, dashing girls they were and very proud he had been of them; but Nellie—his pet from the time when she used to escape from her governess to beg him to have tea with her in the school-room—was quite another thing. How could he give her up? But what was he to do? he asked him self, helplessly. What, indeed? And Nellie? As long as she could remem ber, she bad heard a good marriage spoken of as the highest aim in life. Her sisters had dressed, aanced, and smiled to win that prize —and had won it. “The dear girls were so sensible,” her mother said, complacently. She herself had been left entirely to the care of servants, until Laura’s marriage turned her mother’s attention to her only remaining (laughter. “If dear nelen were only well married,” she remarked, confidentially, to Geoffrey. “I should be perfectly happy—my duty in life would he done.” Brought up in the midst of all this worldli ness, Helen had still retained enough natural delicacy to b3 disgusted with the plotting and planning her mother delighted in. Her father she rarely saw. She had no intimate friend of her own sex, so to “Cousin Geoff rey” every pleasure, every trouble, great and small, wai brought. From her earliest recol lection he had been the hero of her dreams. At every call or assemDly ner step was lighter and her voice gayer when she caught sight of those tired blue eyes watching her, and his cool “’Pon my word, Nellie, you are look ing well to-night,” the beautiful Miss How ard was the theme of every tongue.’’ And now—what now? She dared not think. Apathetically, she endures dressing, only rousing herself to refuse, decidsdly, the aoiipeon of rouge the French woman begged permission to lay on her white checks. At last she was ready; there was no fur ther excuse for delay; she must descend to the parlor drawing-room, where she knew Sir George Linton had already arrived. “Put some color about me—quick; I look like a bride!” she half gashed, as she caught a glimpse of her white silk dress in the mir ror. “This, Mademoiselle?” “No, no: not that!” a P*nk camellia—Geoffrey’s favorite noon?’ he had brought it to her that alter George0<Linton,e door’ » fo°tman with “Sir for Ckwa*d^’Went8’ and 6°mU asserted, asy3ke'n^’te®a.deinoi,pi'<>>” Annette roses in the soft, dark .7 • heavy crimson Helen assented wear?!. . sigh that to wear Gcoflrev’’. ."““Mug with a “the thing” no longer. y *Can>c'lia was now Her mother looked at her entered the drawing-room ,,',loUs'y as she greeting to Sir Geoige. ’ ',1DBher cool “Surely, Helen could not bo , refuse him,” she thought. ma<1 ai to Geoffrey, too, watched her uucasly n extreme pallor and trembling hands trouble him. Noticing that she ate nothing i,? pushed her wine glass toward her, saying quietly, “Drink that, Nellie.” His move ment was unnoticed by any one, and Helen, meeting the warning glance in his sorrowful eyes, by a great effort stilled her throbbing pulses, and regained her cold, rather haughty manner. nrh«nW«f^ 10 a']> especially to Geoffrey when theladle8 left the table. door for the™, he care rt?!rnrh b«r ?.^ rg « Helen-he would not h!«?eyes mu^tel/hor.nd COmp°S',rc ^ T' bat “Sir George will soon join you—of course you will accept him?’’ said her moXr? rither'fearfully, as they passed through the f ii Helen’s quiet “Of course,’ reassured her and it was with an excitant heart that slie’ascended to her dressing-room, on pre tence of a forgotten glove. Yery quietly Helen gave Sir George his answer. Very quietly she listened to his lovelike rhapsodies. Could he have known how far away her thoughts were wandering, his face would have been a shade less bright. It was not till Geollrey’s voice was heard in the hall that she seemed conscious of what was passing; then snatching away the hand she had passively permitted Sir George to retain, she withdrew to the further side ot the fire place. IL The Kingsleys’ ball was the finest of the sea son; and Helen danced, and charted, and smiled, the gayest of the gay. Her engage ment was soon whispered from one to another, calling forth the usual amount of comment. Disappointed dowagers con soled themselves with the reflection that now that “the beautiful Miss Howard” over whose hair, and eyes, and hand, and smile, fhe male element in their little world had been ravine for the past few weeks, was fairly out of the war, their own less attractive daugh ters would have the better chance.. The nu merous young ladies who had angled unsuc cessfully for the rich baronet, now murmured in corners that “Sir George wasn’t half so handsome as he used to be, poor fellow.” “After all, hazel eyes are not so very wonder ful.” “And den’t you think, dear, his hair is just the least bit red ?” Sir George Linton pleaded for an early marriage. Helen seemed to have no wish in the matter; so before the town began to be deserted, a splendid bridal train swept up the isle of the fashionable parish church, and more beautiful than ever, in her bridal robes, with the Linton diamonds in her dusky hair, Helen Howard calmly spoke the words which bound her to the noble, loving man at her side, whom as yet she scarcely knew. now lovely tne dear girl looked I’ ex claimed Mrs. Howard, wiping • imaginary tears from her eyes with a priceless lace hand herehief. Geoffrey assented—driving off to his club with the vision of his Nellie’s parting smile ever before his eyes. “Poor little Nel lie 1” he soliloquized, as he threw down the evening paper, which failed to distract his at tention from that one sorrowful subject. “I’m very fond of Aunt Ju, but I couldn’t do what she has done. Far better this, though, than the toothless old marquis. Bah! I wonder what my respected aunt is made of! She knew the old sinner as well ns I do. My poor little girl, I saved you from that, but I lost you myself.'’ And Geoffrey swallowed his brandy aud seltzer with a very heavy sigh. He was weak, not wicked, and it comforted him a little when ho remembered that Sir George Linton was a man well calculated to win any woman’s love, and might in time win Nellie’s. _ “You will come to us for the hunting?” Sir George had said, as he shook his hand at parting. So Geoffrey found himself at Linton Court in the early part of December. Helen was looking extremely well, and moved among her numerous guests with a grace and dignity peculiarly her own. What her feelings were he could not discover. In fact, Helen did not know herse'.f. Day by day she learned more of the noble ness of the man she had been unjust enough to marry. She had not added falsehood to her injustice, however, for she told him that she dij not love him—that she never had,and his answer had been: “I love you so truly, Helen, that I am sure you will love me some time ; and for that time I will try to wait pa tiently.” I She was thinking of his words as she stood at the dining room window, watching the heavy clouds moving lazily through the sky. Most of her guests were still lounging over their morning toilets, although Sir George and those ofliis friends who were fond of risking their necks, had long ago ridden off to the meet. Suddenly Geoffrey appeared, rid ing hastily up the avenue; something in his face frightened her. She was at his side as as he entered the room. “What is it, Geoffrey?” “Nothing of any moment, Nellie. Sir George’s horse stumbled— He was just in time to save her from falling. As he placed her in >. chair, she grasped his hand. “Tell me, Geoffrey, is he dead?” “Not nearly, you foolish child—if you had only let me finish—his left arm is broken, and set again by this time, for I left him at the surgeon’s. He wanted me to ride on and tell you, but I declare I’ve made bad worse—he’ll be all right in no time.” “Are you sure, Geoffrey?” Steps were heard in the hall. “Here, Lin ton, I can’t persSade Helen that you are not killed; come and see what you can do.” And Geoffrey considerately withdrew, closing the door after him, to prevent the intrusion of the now alarmed guests. Did any one notice that it was only the lips that smiled? In the tired eyes there was only pain, and bitter, hit ter regret. cu-ta-"pm. slance at his wife’s pale face to assure him that the time he had waited for had come. And Helen as she felt the clasp of his strong right arm, rec ognized, with a thrill ot thankfulness, the fact that she loved her husband. “Cousin Geoffrey, what does mamma mean by saying she hopes soon to see you in Paris ?” asked Helen a few mornings later, as she re folded a letter just received from Mrs. How ard. Geoffrey made a grimace. “It means, my dear Helen, that Aunt Ju has picked out a countess for me, who, she declares, is already devotedly attached to me. I’ve seen her. She has a skin like parchment beady eyes, a voice like a parrot, and more francs than she knows what to do with. How ever, I’ll go to see Aunt Ju, at any rate.” Aud off'Godfrey went, promising to return in the spring. , Gallons of ale were flowing, and an ox was roasted whole, in the park at Linton Court. A bonfire crackled and blazed on the vil lage green, and the bells were tumbling in merry fashion, to give voice to the great re joicing for an heir was born to the Lintons of Linton, and joy and hope were playing bo peep through the long corridors and in the lofty rooms of the great house. The evening was sultry in Paris, and the kindly young English physician looked pity ingly at the pale, beautiful face ofhis patient, turned so wearily to the casement. “How long will I live, do you think?” “Months, I hope; weeks, at all events.” Geoffrey Howard sighed. “Travers, tell me the truth, will I live to get back to England?” “I think so. You cannot travel now, but when the weather gets a little cooler, I will go with you myself.” “I thank you, Travers. I hate Paris now; you don't know how I long for one breath of cool, sweet English air—one sight of dear, fa miliar faces.” “Howard, I cannot disguise the fact that you may die at any time—heart disease is so uncertain—but I will do my best for you.” “Heart disease!” and he smiled, a little bitterly. “Are you quite sure, Travers, that I have enough of that article to be diseased ?” A light breeze stirred the curtains. The quiet stars came out one by one. The soft chanting of the nuns in the neighboring chapel came sweetly through the twilight still ness. And whille at Linton Court the re joicing waxed louder and louder, here, in hot, gay Paris, Geoffrey Howard slept the quiet, dreamless sleep of a child. “A letter for you, Helen.” The post-bag had just come in, and Sir George Linton tossed a letter, with the Lon don postmark, across the breakfast-table to his wife. The writing was familiar, though strangely irregular and feeble-looking. She opened Jt quickly. It contained only these words: “T am dying. May I come to you, Nellie? Traverse will bring me. Your consin, Geoffhey.” n uu a suuueu Durst oi tears, sne Handed it to her husband. They read it in silence. He knew the history of these two hearts. When he did speak, it was to say, quietly, “Have a room ready for him Helen; I am go ing up to town for him this afternoon.” Geoffrey came—a little paler, a little thin ner jfrrfjNtlgibrc; the tired eyes still a little rv.- -i^iTaricd. “I couldn’t go the Countess, Nellie,” were among the first words, uttered with a flash of his old smile, but he made no reference to the future they all knew was so near. One by one the leaves withered and flutter ed to the ground. Day by day Geoffrey’s step grew weaker, and his voice fainter. The room he liked best was Helen's morning room, and there each day found him. One evening she was sitting beside him with her baby on her lap. He lay quietly watching the amber and r6d fade out of the sunset sky. “Nellie, do you see that linden?” he said, suddenly. “All the leaves are gone but one; tlnft will fall to morrow.” , Helen shivered. The quiet voice went on: “Nellie, do you remember that afternoon in London when you told me about Sir George? Then, for the first time I felt this pain that is killing me. Travers says I have had the dis ease for years, but I never felt it till then. I might have worked for you, liltle girl, mightn’11 ? But I never thought of that; it was too late then. Nellie, I’ve wanted to tell you I’m glad you are so happy. You mustn’t cry, darling! I’ve been tired so long, perhaps, because I felt I might have been something, and I wasn’t. Do you remember, Nellie!’—he went on dreamily—“that wreck on the coast of Wales? We went th«n vSce it- It was just such a pigfct as W(.'i.„ i01^ fought it would he there for went fifthen? “f® ristDS then- We ikeehbtXr^'^iSt was gone, Nellie ke buried in °Ut; Nellie> I want to your children tl!cUurchyard. You’ll take about Cousin ruid tell them The nurse came tort,«i her to call Sir George ;,l,ul Helen told he sleeping. Suddenly 1.„®offrey seemed to “Did I ever tell you, kimself. Sister of Charity, Travers brought1}1 tUe iitt,<! She talked to me a great deal about” me,? He paused, and Helen slipped her handXto hie. “Traverse read me something in that about ‘rest.’ You'll find it marked, Nellie.” Helen opened the little Testament, and read, falteringly. Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” The sky was all gray now, save for ouc golden shaft. A beam fell on Geoffrey’s face, lighting up its wonderful beauty. His lips moved: “I’d like that, Nellie—‘rest!’” and the tired blue eyes closed forever. A plain white marble cross stands in a sun ny corner of the Linton churchyard, and there, one summer afternoon, Helen is sit ting, and, as her children gather round her, she tells theai of the friend of her youth, the cousin of whose memory their father speaks so tenderly. And the soft, sweet eyes grow moist as they listen to the story of his death, in quiet autumn twilight, and the little rev erent hands touch lovingly the grassy mound. Sir George has joined the group, and places in his wife's hand a fair pink camellia, with its buds and glossy leaves—Geoffrey’s flower. With a sob, Helen lays it upon the grave. “Did you love him very much, mamma?” lisps little Geoffrey, nestling his curly head upon her arm. 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The taxes embraced within the provisions of law above quoted are tbe following, viz.: Rectifiers.§200 00 Dealers, retail liquors.^. . 25 00 Dealers, wholesale liquor. 100 00 Dealers in malt liquors, wholesale. 50 00 Dealers in malt liquors, retail. 20 00 Dealers in leaf tobacco. 25 00 Retail dealers in leaf tobacco. 500 00 and on sales of over $1000, Iifly cents for every dollar in excess of $1000. Dealers in manufactured tobacco. 5 00 Manufacturers of stills. ' 50 00 r...l." "T 10 cu Manufacturers of cigars. 10 00 Peddlers of tobacco, first class (more than two horses). 50 00 Peddlers of tobaeco, second class, (2 1 orses).. 25 00 Peddlers of tobacco, third cla^s (1 horse). 15 00 Peddlers of tobacco, foui th class, (on foot or public conveyance). 10 00 Brewors of less than 500 barrels. 50 00 Brewers of 500 barrels or more. 100 CO Any person who shall fail to comply with tho fore going requirements will bo subject to severo penal ties. Special-tax Payers throughout the United States are reminded that they must make application to the Collector (or Deputy Collector) of their respective dis tricts, and procure tho proper stamp for the Special tax Year, commencing May 1, 1873, without waiting for further notice. FRANKLIN J. ROLLINS, Collector Internal Revenue, lnt District Maine, NCf. I EXCHANGE STREET, PORTLAND, ME. my3_. _ eodCt 15,000 COPIES SOLD! OF DITSON a CO’S ONEQUALED GEMS OF STRAUSS, Containing .all the best Strauss Waltzes, Polkas, Ma zurkas, Galops, Quadrilles, &c. [250 pages.] Price $2.50. This extraordinary collection of Strauss* best mus has achieved a great success, and edition after edi tion lias been issued to fill the popular and steadily increasing demand; 15,000 copies sold since November last testify to its popularity. Among its “Gems’* are tho * ‘Blue Danube,” “1,001 Nights,” “Manhattan,” “Wino, Women and Song,” “New Vi enna.” “Ar Gems ‘i-uoyai" Gems Songs’* of “Mar- of iiage Strauss and 504th- Strauss er waltzes; “Piz zicato” Polka; “Clear the Track.” Galop; “One Heart, One Soul,” Mazurka; and 20 other choice Polkas Mazurkas, Quadrilles, &c. Price $2.50 in board covers; $3 in cloth: $4 in gilt. Also, just published: “Stranns flnnce Manic for Violin & Pi ano,” Being a collection of tho Best Strauss Music, effectively arrang ed for Piano and Violin Trice $1. Sold by all Book and Music Dealers. Published by OLIVER DITSON & CO., C. H. DITSON & CO., Boston. 711 Br’dway, New York. may7_d&w2w A. J. WILKINSON & CO. 31 Braille Street, Braton. R R co R R 0 K £ Manufacturer’ Agent* for KEYSTONE, PORTABLE FORGES AND BLOW ERS. HOBSON’S CHOICE STEEL & WIRE. THOMASTON BRASS COMPANY. WELLINGTON MILLS, EMERY AND CLOTH HORTON & CUSHMAN’S CHUCKS. MORSE DRILL COMPANY’S DRILLS AND CHUCKS Also ill stock a complete line of HARD WARE, Fine Tools. Machinists and Black-smitlis Supplies. Car vers, Cabinetmakers, Piano-forte makers, Moulders, Machinists, Blacksmiths and Carpenters’ Tools. Stubs Files Tools and Steel Wire, English, French and Swiss Files, Anvils, Vices, Lathes,Mitre Boxes M'._ apr24eod4w A. S. LYMAN’S Patent Pure Dry Air Refrigerator The best anil Only Heliahle One in the market. IT is indispensable to Butchers, Provision dealers, Hotel Keotmrs, Grocers and Restaurants. Will savo mote than ilsenst every Summer. Butchers who use it. in its best form, will soou find their meats recommended by their cDstomer3. ’Hie irternal ar rangement is such that a current ot cold air is kept constantly moving over the contents of the Refriger ator. The Patent upon tills has been fully tested in tbo U. S. Courts and its validity established in cigh teen cases. ‘For LICENSE, RIGHTS, &c., apply to SCOTT «. ICBDAN, ABUT FOB MAINIC. No. 2 Park Street or No. SO Middle St., to whem all applications should bo made, and who has full power to settle infringement*, mchtcodtf For Sale in Portland by HALL L. DAVIS, LOR IGN, SHORT & HARMON, R. K. HUNT &CO. aug29 codly RAILROADS. EASTERN AND PORTLAND, SACO, & PORTSMOUTH R. R. spring arrangement. Comn,cnci„B m#„7~ April a8lh> ISJ3, .Passenger trains leave Portland dai f *” Portsmouth and Boston, (Sun -**-at *1.30 A. M. tG.15 A. M. ’ J1° a. M., *3.401*. M., t 6.20 P. A. Ma.!t8?M Portland at t7.30 Leave Portsmouth for lv)itim?i'l5.P- M-> "8.00P. M. 38 A. M 43X0 P. M M.lo p J?U J »■»» A. M, *10. Leave Birtdeford for Portland At\l0lS5. PtM ing at 4.35 P. M. atK* at 7-4°a. M., rcturn ‘Pullman_ sleeping car express tram v lnv. tm?r™ y^ ,,iU8' "0fS ”"V«»«oSg t Accommodation train. tFast Express. ®F*The Pullman Sleeping Car Express Train ar rives at and departs from the Depot of the Malm Central Railroad, in Portland. N. B. The 0.15 A. M., 9.10 A. M-, and 3.40, p St. trains from Portland, make close connections to New York by one or other of the routes from Boston. Passengers ticketed through by either route. F. CHASE, apa25tf Supt. Portland Division. MAINE CENTRAL RAILROAD. Winter Arrangement, Commencing Dec. ‘A, 1872. I, Trains leave Portland for Bangor, KSSSSMSMHoulton, Calais and St. John at 12:15 m. (sleeping and day cars on this *-“—"““train.) For Ball), Lewiston, Rockland and Angnsta at 7:00 a. m. For Bath, Lewiston, Kockland, Augusta, Readflcld, Winthrop, Skowhcgan, Belfast, Bangor, St. John and Halifax at 1:00 p. m. For Lewiston, Bath and Augusta at 8.30 p. m For Lewiston via Danville at 5:25 p. m. Trains arc Due at Portland. From Augnsta,. Bath and Lewiston at 9:45 a. m. From St. John, Bangor, and North and E ist at 3:12p. m. From Angnsta and Lewiston at 6:35 p. m. From St. .John, Bangor, &e., at 1:20 a. m. Through Tickets are sold in Portland and bag"ago checked through to Houlton, Calais, St. John, Hali fax, Dover, Foxcroft, Rockland, &c. L. L. LINCOLN, Acting Superintendent. Angnsta, Nov 30,1872. decStf GRAND TRUNK RAILWAY 01’ CANADA^ ALTERATION OF TRAINS. WINTER ARRANGEMENT. -itrr- 0n an-7 “ftcr Monday, Nov. 1th j. ■. ? ( (“'.’JjTranis will run as follows: Passenger train for South Taris at - 1 A. M.; for Island Pond, Quebec, Montreal, and the west at 1.30 P. II. Stopping at all stations. Mall train (stopping at ail stations) for Island Point, connecting with night mall train for Quebec. Montreal and tho West. Accommodation for South Paris and intermediate stations at 5.00 P. M. From Montreal Quebec, Island Pond, Gorham and South Paris at 2,50 P. M. From So. Paris at 8. 20 A. M. Passenger Offices, 282 CONGRESS ST., — AND — DEPOT AT FOOT OF INDIA ST. Tickets sold at Reduced Rates I To Canada, Detroit, Chicago, Nlilwau kee. Cincinnati, St. Louis, Omaha, Saginaw, St. Paul, Salt Lake City, Denver, San Frauciseo, and all points in tho Northwest, West and Southwest. J. C. FURNIVAL, Agt. THE GRAND TRUNK RAILWAY ia in splendid condition, is well equipped with first-class rolling stock, and Is making the best connections and quick est time of any route from Portland to the West. PALACE DRAWING ROOM Gains SLEKPIXQ CAKS attached to all through Baggage cheeked from Portland to Detroit and Chicago, and not subject to Custom House examina tion. The Company aro not responsible for baggage to any amount exceeding $50 in value (and that person al) unless notice is given, and paid for at the rate of one passenger for every $500 additional value. C. J. BRYDGES, Managing Director. if. BAILEY, Local Suprentendent. Portland, March 5, 1873. tf PORTLAND & OGDEXSBUBG R. R. CHAN GrE OE TIME. . On and after Monday, Nov. 4th, and teflgsg#nni farther notice, trains will run fee* follows: A. M. P. M. Leave Portland, 7.15 3.15 Leave N. Conway, 8.30 1.C0 The 7.15 a. m. and 1 00 p. m. Trains will be Freight with passenger cars attached. STACKS Connect dally with 3.15 P. M., For Cornish, ICezar Falls, Porter, Freedom, Den mark, Bridgton, Lovell,and North Lovell. The S.30 a. m. from No. Conway connects with afternoon trains for Boston, via Eastern or Boston & Maine B. R’s., and the 1.00 p. m. train arrives in Portland in season to oonnect with Steamers for Bos ton. Ticket Ofilco at tho Boston & Maine Depot. rorttssaresr 2:\~.——” BOSTON & MAINE RAILROAD. Slimmer Arrangement. MAY 5, 1873. Passenger trains leave Portland from tlieir station, Walker House, Commercial street. For Boston *6.00, *0.00 A. M., 13.30, t0.15 P. M. Returning, leavo Boston at t8.30 A. M., *12.30,*3.30 and 16.00 P. M. For Rochester and Alton Bay *6.00, *9.00 A.M. and t3.30P. M. For Manchester and Concord via C. & P. E. R. Junction *6.00 A, M., t3.30 P. M. For Milton and Union *9.00 A. M. and t3.30 P. M. For Scarboro*, Old Orchard Beach, Saco, Bid deford and Kennebnnk at *5.10 P. M. Returning, leavo Kennebnnk at *7.30 P. M The *9.00 A. M. train connects at Lawrence with trains for Lowell, Manchester and Concord and all points North. Passengers ticketed through by either route. Trains stop at Exeter 10 minutes lor refreshments at first class Dining Rooms. Freight trains between Portland and Boston daily. Freight received at Portland & Ogdensburg R. K. Freight station until 4 P. M. Portland & Ogdenaburg R. R. passenger trains ar rive at and depart from this station. ♦Accommodation. iFast Express. JAS. T. FURBER, Gen. Supt., Boston, PAYSON TUCKER, General Agent, Portland. Boston, May 5, 1873. mySdtf PORTLAND & ROCHESTER RAILROAD. Winter Arrangement. Passenger trains leave Portland Rochester and intermediate stations ' ' ■■'“at 7.15 A. M., and 1.30 P. M.. making direct connection at Rochester with trains for Boston, over Boston & Maine and Eastern Railroads. Also connect at Rochester with Pover and Winnipiseogee Railroad for Alton Bay, and with Portsmouth, Great Falls and Conway Railroad tor Conway. Leave Rochester for Portland and way stations at 7.30 A. M. and 12 M. The 7.30 train connecting with down train on Portsmouth, Great Falls and Conway Railroads, and the 12 o’clock train making direct connection at Rochester with trains from Boston, leaving Boston at 7.30 and 8.30, A. M., via Boston & Maine, and at 8 30 A. A. via Eastern Railroads. Leave Portland for Saco River at C.20 P. M. Leave Saco River for Portland at 5.30 A. M. Stages connect as follows: At Gorham for West Gorham, Standiah, and No. Limington, daily. At Buxton Centre for West Buxton, Bonny Eagle and Limington .daily. At Centre Waterboro* for Limerick, Newfield, Par Bonsfield and Ossipce, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sat urdays, returning alternate days. At Centre Waterboro’ for Limerick, rarsonsflold. daily. ’ WILLIAM H. TURNER, Superintendent. . _dec!6-tc KNOX & LINCOLN RAILROAD. ____ Direc trail route to Wiscasset. New jl f?lffv^v=J!fl|Cast le ’ Damariscotta, Waliloboro, Warren and Rockland. _ _ ,, , No change of cars between Portland and Rockland. Steamers leave Rockland for all points on the Pe nobscot river, Machias, Mount Desert Vlnal Haven. Hurricane and Dix Islands. p \jaVG Maine ^€ntral Depot, at 7.00 a. m., and 1.00 Stages connect at Rockland, for Camden, Lincom ville, Northport. South Thoraaston and St. George, daily. At Rockland for Union, Appleton and Wash ington, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdavs. At Thomaston tor St. George daily. At Warren for Union, daily. At Warren for Jeftcrson and Wlmetield, Mondays. Wednesdays and Fridays. At Waidoboro’ for North Waldoboro’, Washington, and Liberty daily. At New Castle for Bristol and Pemaquid, daily, freight Trains daily anil freight taken at low rates. •*v2^tf _C. A. COOMBS. Sun’t. The Old Union Passenger Ticket Ageney! Is now as heretofore at NO. 401-2 EXCHANGE STREET, — WHERE — TRAVELERS FOR CALIFORNIA And the West, South and Northwest, mav procure Through Tickets at the lowest rates, via the Michi Sin Central and Great Western (via Suspension ridge) Pennsylvania Central (via New York city), Chicago. Burlington & Quincy, or Rock Island, Chi cago North Western, and all the principal and fa vorite routes to the Pacific Coast and all other points. For Tickets apply to the Old Agency of W. D. LITTLi; V CO., 49 1-4 EXCHANGE STREET Notice to Buyers of all kinds Carriages. I S>n»S“«ron hand a largo as ton^Ton ^,,™ kinds "f Carriages such a. 1’liae feat Wamn» d,il?,?°P ?uSSio8- Express and two which fnrnfikSnd t5c.81(lo“!,brinR business Wagon, ES-Fnr^iI^n6 and dnrability are not surpassed. ^edin?heciU°ratent’Che:!I,Cr thau cau 1x5 pur‘ JOSS A ADAMS’, SACCAPvAPPA, ME. apr29 . X X£S3m Notice. IS HEREBY given that I have this day given my ward Francis Stevens liberty to trade and. act fttr himself, and I shall not claim any of his earnings nor pay any of bis debts after this date. FREEMAN HARDING, Guardian. Gorham April 22,1S73. apr28*3w _STEAMERS. For Waldoboro and Damariscotta. The Steamer CHARLES HOUGHTON Alex. Earn ham, Jr., Master, will , .on and after 30th inst. leave At- ! i_ lantic Wharf every Wednesday at 6 o’clock, A. M., for Boothbay, Round Pond and 1 Waldoboro, and every Saturday at 7 o’clock A. M., • for Boothbay, Hogdon’s Mills and Damariscotta. , Returning, will leave Damariscotta every Monilay : at 7 o’clock A. M., and Waldoboro, every Thursday I at C o’clock A. .11., connecting with the Railroads and i Boats for Boston. Freight and passage cheaper than i by any other route. Freight received after One O’clotk P. M., days previous to sailing. Inquire of HARRIS, ATWOOD & CO.. 115 Commercial St. Portland, April 23,1873. apr24tf Tip*Argus copy. _ Maine Steamship Co new AUKAiyijE.iiEST. SEMI-WEEKLY IsITNl-JC wm'^ir^,1*0 au'< Ftanconia j follows?111 f“rti‘er notice, run as ; _eevery’iiONnxv'llatri Fortlaud, 1 DAY, at 5 P.M., and Have p^Pne ,a,r‘'l THUKS every MONDAY and THURSDAYYork. ! The Dlrigo and Franconia aro Ht’tcd3,,1,.' , 1 accommodations for passengers, maktni flne 1 convenient and comfortable roHte H^^veW. r' tween New York and Maine. travelers be Passage in State Room $5. Meals extra. Goods forwarded to and from Montreal. Quebec • Halifax, St. John, and all parts of Maine, siiippe aro requested to send their freight to the Steamers us early as 4 P. M.,on the days they leave Portland. For Freight or Passage apply to HENRY FOX, Galt’s Wharf, Portland, J. F. AMES, Pier 38, E. R., New York. May 9-dtf Portland, Bangor and Xacliias Steamboat Co. Inside line between Portland and Banior, mi. Drwrl and machiaa. Tlie Steamer CITY OF RICHMOND, CAPTAIN C. KILBY, j Will leave Railroad Wharf, I every MONDAY, WED- i NESDAY and FRIDAY evening, at 10 o’clock, commencing Wednesday, . April 0. , For Bangor, touching at Rockland, Camden, Lin colnville, Belfast, Searsriort, Sandy Point, Bucksport, Winterport and Hampdeu. Returning will leave Bangor every Monday, Wed- I nesday and Friday morning at 6 o’clock, touching j at the above named landing, arriving in Portland at , 5 o’clock P. M. The Steamer Lewiston, CAPT. CHARLES PEERING, Will leave Railroad Wharf evory THURSDAY Evening, at 10 o’clock, for Rockland, Castine, Deer Isle, Sedgwick, S. W. Harbor, (Mount Desert,) Mill bridge, Jonesport, and Machiasport. Returning will leave Machiasport every Monday morning at 5 o’clock, touching at the above named j landing. For further particulars inquire of Boas ' Sturdivant, 179 Commercial Street, or CYRUS STURDIVANT, Gen Ag’t. Portland, April 5, 1873._ apr5-tf ! MAIL LINE TO Halifax Nova Scotia, DIRECT! With connection, (o Prince Edward Is. land and Cape Breton. TWO TRIPS^ER WEEK. Tbo new side wheel Steamship FALMOUTH. Capt. W. A. Colby, willloave Railroad wharf, Port- I •land, every TUESDAY, at 5.30 P. ! _ ’M., and the CARLOTTA, Capt. E. i If. Mulligan, willleave Ga!t wharf, every SATUR- i DAY, at 5.30 P. M., (or on arrival of train leaving ! Boston at noon.) FOB HALIFAX DIRECT Making close connections with the Nova Scotia ! Railway, for Windsor, Truro, New Glasgow and ! Pictou, and steamers foi Prince Edward Island; al so at New Glasgow, N. S., with Lindsey’s Stages for Cape Breton. £if * RETURNING the Carlotta will leave Halifax on TUESDAYS, at 4 P. M., and the Falmouth on 1 THURSDAYS, at 9 P. M. For freight and further information apply to J B. COYLE, Jr., Atlantic Wharf, or mar25dtf JOHN POIITEOUS. Agent. Portland j — AND — PHILADELPHIA. Clyde’s Iron Line of Steamers ! Ruhning between Providence and Philadelphia every WED NESDAY and SATURDAY- gives _- communication to and MhfrfyWa wirt ‘jfiTEiiji. Central and the Phil. & Reading R. R*s., and to all the principal cilies in the South and Southwest. No Wharfage. No Commission lor forwarding. Full imformation given by WALDO A. PEARCE, Agent, 124 Washington St., Boston, or J. B. COYLE Jr., Portland. WM. P. CLYDE, & CO., Gen’I Managers. Janll ly 12 So. Delaware Avenue Philadelphia. INTERNATIONAL STEAMSHIP CO. Esstporl, Cnlni. and St. John. Digbr Windsor and Halifax. SPRING ARRANGEMENT. TWO TRIPS PER WEEK! ! — On and after Monday March 24th the Steamer New York, Capt. E. B. Winchester, and the Steam er New Brunswick, Capt. S. H. Pike, will leave Railroad Wharf, foot of State St., every MONDAY and THURSDAY at 6 P. M., for Eastport and St. John. Returning will leave St. John and Eastport on the same days. Connections made at Eastport for St. Andrews, Robbinston, Calais, Woodstock and Houlton. Connections made at St. Johnibr Digby, Annapo lis, Wimlson, Kentville, Halifax, N. S.,Shediac, Am herst. (Fff“Freiglit rocelvcd on days of saillug until 4 o’clock P. M. mar!8islwtcA. R, STUBBS. Agent. FOR BOSTON. m superior sea-god. g ■aa*-!>jg3- STEAMERS FORKftT CITY and ISOiVTSEAl., Having commodious Cabin and State Room ac commodations, will nin alternately, leaving ATLANTIC WHARF, Portland, DAILY, (8UNDAYS EXCEPTED) AST 7 O’CLOCK I\ BE. Returning leave INDIA WHARF, Boston, Bame days at 7 P. M. Fare $1.50. Freight taken at low rates. XV. L. BILLINGS. Agent J. B. COYLE JR.. General Agcnt.mchSOtf Norfolk nud Baltimore and TTastiin^ton, I). C. Steamship Line. Steamships of this Line sail from end of Central Wharf. Boston. Semi-Weekly, for NORFOLK and ►BALTIMORE. _■ w Steamships:— 44 William Lawrence” Cant. W. A. Hallclt 44 William Crane” Copt. Solomon Howes. “ George Appold ” Cant. Winslow Loveland. “JUaci:stone,” Cant. Geo. H. Hallett. “ William Kennedy ” Capt, Henry D. Foster. '‘McClellan,”Capt. F. M. Howes. Freight forwarded trom Norfolk to Washington Steamer Lady ot the Lake. Freight forwarded from Norfolk to Petersburg and Richmond, by river or rail; and by the Va. A Tenn. Air Line to all points in Virginia, Tennessee, Ala bama and Georgia ; and over the Seaboard anil Roa noke R. R. to all points in North and South Carolina by the Halt. A Ohio Washington and al. places West. Through rates given to South and West. Fine Passenger accomnocat ions. Fare including Berth and Meals to Norfolk $i:s.Oo line 48 hours; to Baltimore $15, time Co hours. For further information apply to E. SAMPSON, AgeDt. jnne2tf _ 53 Central Wharf. Boston. HOSTON —AND— PHILADELPHIA . Steamship Line. Leave each port every TFcdVy A Sat’d’y. No Wharfage. From Long Wharf, Boston, 3 p.m. From Pine Street Wharf, Phila delphia, at 10 a. m. • Insurance one half the rate oi _sailing vessels. Freight for the West by the Penn. R. R, an.i Sontl by eonnectirj lines forwarded free of Commission. ' PASSAGE, TEN DOLL AES. For Freight or Passage, apply to WRITSIEY * BlttHog, Agents, Jn23-1y_TO Lang Wharf, Rot Ion. Union Ticket Office. HATES LOWeFtHAN EVER. Wo have made arrangements anil can now ticket passengers to A1I Point* Weal, North-Wen, Month and Moalh-\Vc*t, Man Francfaco, Kansas City) St. Paul, New Orlcnan, and all points in Florida, via all the first-class Rail-Road?—Penn. Central, Lake Shore and Michigan Southern, Baltimore and Ohio, Erie, Great Western and Michigan Central. 36 ROUES BOSTON TO CHICAGO. Pnllnsau Cars on all Through Train*. fy Passengers who wish to travel without deten tion, and with ease and comfort, will find the above rontes very desirable. „ .__ - Continuous Trains, No Changes, Courteous em ployees, Unusual Facilities for Meals at Seasonable Tickets ta New York via Sound Lines. (State Rooms secured at this office), Fall River, StMungton and Norwich. All Rail Bnutrs-Shore Line (via Ptovi dence). and Boston and Albany. Tickets to Boston via Eastern, Boston and Maine, Portland and Roch ester, and Boston Boats. [ Merchants going to Boston and New York, will ! save the timo usually experienced at the depots by j purchasing their tickets at this office. Call and ex- ; amine our ttime tables, maps, etc., and bo convinced • that we represent ail the best road* running West. ROLLINS Ac ADAN9, Ageali, I mrl3-Lf No. 1 Exchange Street, Portland, Me. __MEDICAL. ^ a 1> I KS, Madam Hcaly’s Uterine Tonic Pill arc now ready f.r the general public. The many who havo tried them will need no other notice. Thev are an invaluable remedy fir 3 All Uterine Diseases. They care PROLAPSUS UTERI, give tone to the muscles, and lilt the organ into its proper position, ami keep it there. They speedily cure Leuoorhcea, Dysmeuorrhcea and Menorrhagia. They are a spe cific tor Stangury, a diuretic in Gravel. They pro mote sleep, allay nervous excitability. Remove ster ility, and all leinalo weaknesses. They are purely vegetable, pleasant to the taste, tree from opiates and all injurious properties. Madam Hcaiv’s Pamphlet for Women is interesting and valuable. Rent freo upon receipt of stamp for return postage, or can be found at Weeks Ac Poster’s, 17G Trcniont St, BOSTOIf. MADAM HEALY’S LOTION, for ulceration anil inflammation accompanies eacli box ol Pills. Price of Pills and Lotion, $1.23 per box, or f ti.00 a half dozen. Address all business let ters to Madam Healv, Box 3U7, Station A, Boston. For sale by WEEKS & POTTER, Boston, and all Druggists. apTdly Oft. R. J. JOURDAHV, PROPRIETOR OP THE Parisian Gallery of Anatomy, Boston II A3 Just published a new edition or his Isctun most valuable information on the ^M^fr„c-°.?",'lucnccs treatment of disease el the ‘ By8tem> with remark, on marriage, and ln.“t?nc ,m, r,UUoa uf ,h0 '«*• or manhood, with lull Us complcto restoration; aiso a chap "tLSe^Lor k"' “a lh° nean» °f rUr*- b0 5*9”. oomprthenmve irorl- on the subject eve: Jet CV,1*8*"**,’ comprising 150 pages. Mailed Tree to any address fur 23 cents. Address, Dr. Jcurdain’s Consulting Office, Cl Hnneocli Hired, Ito.ton, tlsH. juntsdlyr Iron in tie Blood MAKES m \ m STRONG. The Pc -V;j Syrup, a Protect-. ed Solution of the Protoxide of{ Iron, is so combined as to havot the character of an aliment, asi easily digested and assimilated with the blooil as the simplest food. It increases the quantity of Nature’)) ■ Own Vitalizing Agent, Iron in the blood, and cures “a thousand ills,” simply by Toning tip,Invigorating and Vitalising the System. The en riched anil vitalized blood per meates every part of the body, repairing damages and waste, searching out morbid secre tions, anil leaving nothing for disease to feed Upon. This is the secret of the won derful success of this remedy in curing Dyspepsia, Liver Com plaint, Dropsy, Chronic Diar riioca, Boils, Nervous Affections, Chills and Fevers, Humors, Loss of Constitutional Vigor, Diseases of the Kidneys and Bladder, Female Complaints, end all diseases originating in a bad state of the blood, or ac companied by debility oraloiC date of the. system. Being free from Alcohol, in any form, ita energizing effects are not fol lowed by corresponding reac tion, but are permanent, infu sing strength, vigor, and new life into all parts of the system, c:nd building up an Iron Con stitution, Thousands have been changed by the use of this remedy, from 'weak, sickly, suffering crea tures, to strong, healthy, and happy men and womenj and, invalids cannot reasotuMuhcS’ Hate to give it a trials Uce that each bottle has PERU* SETH W. FOWIE L SONS, Proprietor?, P40. 1 Miltc.i Place, Poston. Bold by Drucisti bemiraul nol5 £«oi&irlJ sums Hard Mot MOSSES ABDO.TII.WL ArPPORTERA AND FILE PIPES. Relict,-Comfort and cure for Rrr—the, Fe male Weaknesses and Piles, unlike all other ap pliances known, will never rust, limber, break, chafe, soil, nor movo from place.—Indestructible. The tine steel spring being cnatod with bard rubber, light cool, cleanly, used in bathing, fitted to form, universally recommended by all surgeons as the best me banlcal supports known.—Send Tor pamphlet.—Establish ments 1347 Chestnut St., Philadelphia ami 737 Broad way, New York. Complete assortment for sale, with careful adjustment, by P. Sweetser. L. C. 'Ulson. W. W. Whipple & Co., and Thos. G. Boring, Portland. Beware of Imitations. myldSm BOSTON LEAD CO., • [lXCORPOHATED 15 1K«.) J. II.Chadwick & Co., Ag’ts, Office 22, 24 & 26 Oliyer Street, BOSTON MA.NUFACTUREBS OF BOSTON Pure White Lead! Dry and Ground in Oil, DRY AND GROUND ZINC, LITHARGE, RED LEAD, LEAD PIPE, SHEET LEAD, TIN PIPE. TIX-LIXFD PIPE, IRON PIPE and FITTINGS, PUMPS, Ac., Ac. Our Pure Whito Lead, both dry and ground in oil, we warrant to be nlrirtly pare, and guarantee that tor fineness, body and durability, it is not sur passed by any Lead in the market, dither foreign or American. Cyin order to protect ourselves, wo have adopted as our trade-mark an eight-pointed red star, with corporate seal in tho centre. This is on every pack age of onr Furr Lend. None genuine wituout It | W. F. Phillips <& Co., AGENTS FOB THE CO., 46 & 48 MIDDLE ST. fcb!6_ lyTT&S Dissolution of Copartnership. ftTOTiCB is nereby given Hurt the firm of RAX PALL, McAllister & CO., is hereby dis solved by mutual consent. JOHN F. RANDALL, HENRY F. MCALLISTER. EDWARD H. SARGENT, j Portland, March 27, 1873. Copartnership Notice. [ milE undersigned have this day formed a copart nership under the name of rajtdall & McAlister, and will continue the business of dealers in COAL & WOOD at the cld stand ol the late firm cf RANDALL, McALLISTER & CO., 60 Commercial St. They will settle all demands of the late firm ot Randall, McAllister A To. JOHN P. RANDALL, henry, p. McAllister. Portland, March 27th, 1873. mar29iltf Dissolution of Copurinrrsliip. NOTICE Is hereby given that tho cofiartnershlp heretofore existing und< r the lirm name of Sam nol Rounds & Sons, is this clav dissolved by mutual consent. SAMUEL ROUNDS, GEO. 11. ROUNDS. CHAS. F. ROUNDS. Copartnership Notice. THE undersigned have this day formed a copart nership under the firm name of Rounds, Sar gent & Co., and will continue the business of dealers In Coal & Wood, at the ol«l stand of Samuel Rounds, & Sons, No. 36 Commercial Street. They will settle all demands ot the Into firm of Samuel Rounds & Sons. SAMUEL ROUNDS, GEO. H. ROUNDS, EDWARD II. SARGENT. _ ___ dtf Dissolution of Copartnership. THE Copartnership heretofore existing between tho undersigned under tho firm namo di Win. Cor nish & Bailey is tbl3 day dissolved by mutual con sent. WILLIAM CORNISH. FRANK J. BAILEY. Portland, May 5,1873. The undersigned will adjust all nnsettlcd matters of tlio abovo firm and will carry on I he business at the old stand, No. 359 Congress Sf., Where mny bo found a full assortment ot Tin Wore anil Kitchen FurnUhingCoedi. may6cod?w_WILLIAM CORNISH WOOD! WOOD HAco£8U«fI71'XDEdgi; No-43 ^ . * WM. HUSK.

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