Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, May 15, 1873, Page 3

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated May 15, 1873 Page 3
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the press. THURSDAY MORNING, MAY 15, 1873 the press May be obtained at the Periodical Depot, of Fes •enden Bros., Marquis, Ilobimwn, Branch <£ Andrews, Wentworth, tllendennlui Moses, ' son, ami Chisholm Bros., on ah trains that run out 01 the ity. At Biddeford, of Pillibtiry. At Saco of L, Hodgdon. At Waterviflc, of J. S. Carter. At Gorham, of News Ageut. El At Bath, of J. O. .Shaw. At Lewiston, of French Bros. At Kemiebunk. of C. L. CITY AND VICINITY. ' (Vew Advertisement. T.-Bay, AUCTION COLUMN. Valuable Eeal Estate—Samuel F. Haggett. House and Lot—J. S. Bailey & Co. SPECIAL NOTICES. Boom Papers—Lothrop, Devcns & Co. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. Wilson Sewing Machine—E. J. Bellamy & Co. ground—Dog. Plants for Sale Albert Dirwanger. RTo f*et—Room 8. t. Choice Pear Trees F. 0. Bailey & Co. Rare Opportunity—William H. Brown. Hot Tea Roll*- W. C. Cobb. Citv of Portland—Geo. W. Parker. Steal Estate—F. G. Patterson. MISCELLANEOUS NOTICES. Lothrop, Devcns & Co—China Board Shades. United States District Court. before judge fox. Wednesday.—United States vs. James Mc Glinchy. Action to recover damages laid at $16,000 against McGUncby for defrauding the ' Internal Rev enue of the tax on $3000 worth of whiskey. On trial. Webb. * Putnam. Wuprciuc Judicial Court. VIRGIN J., PRESIDING. Wednesday.—United States, by Nathan Webb, attorney, applicant for assessment of value of land at Cape Elizabeth, supposed to be owned by George C. Thompson, wanted for a fort and battery. Same applicant for land of Benjamin B. Dyer. The two cases were tried together. Verdict for Thomp son $2275, for Dyer $1357. Webb with Reed for United States. A. A. Strout for Thompson and Vinton for Dyer. Superior Court. MAY TERM, SYMOXDS, J., PRESIDING. Wednesday.—In the case of State yb. Michael Lee, tried for an assault and battery on 'William Abeam, the jury disagreed, standing seven for con viction ani live for acquittal. MattoekB, County Att’y. Locke for defendant. State vs. Nelson Leighton and Martin Conley.— Tried for an assault and battery on Benjamin C* Miles, a police officer, when in the discharge of his duty. The jury rendered a verdict of guilty of as sault and battery against Conley, and guilty of an as sault against Leighton. Mattocks, County Att’y. Frank for defendants. State vs. Albert G. Thayer. Indicted at this term for the larceny of a harness, robe aud headstalls of tbo value of sixty dollars, the property of Dr. S. H. Tewksbury, from his stable in Dcerlng on the night of the 21th of April last. On trial. Mattocks, County Att’y. Motley for defendant. municipal Court. JUDGE MORRIS PRESIDING. Wednesday.—Asa Verrill of Gray, for an assanlt with intent to commit a rape on Ada M. Newcomb of Falmouth, a child ton years of ago. Ordered to recognize in the sum of $500 for his appearance at September term, Superior Court. Refusing, com mitted. __ Brief Jottings. Wo are requested to remiud the corporators, (and their associates) of the new Fire Insur ance Company, of the adjourned meeting at the Collector’s office in the Custom House at 3 o’clock tlii3 afternoon. Mr. D. M. Elliot, Principal of Yarmouth Academy, has resigned his preeeptorship, to go into the business of life insuranoe. The trus tees of the academy have made a proposition to the town, which will probably he accepted looking to the conversion of the institution into a free high school. Tuesday night the shop of J. E. Conway, Ferry House, C. E., was entered by means of a false key. The money drawer was rifled of the coppers and nickels which it contained, but nothing else was taken. The key was broken off in the lock. Our readers must not forget the amateur per formance of “Peep O’Day” at Mnsic Hall, Friday aud Saturday evenings. The play is excellently well rendered. Mr. C. L. Gorham, of the Gorham pianos, mailed the first postal card which came to this city. It was sent Monday. Deputy sheriff Matthew Adams has been r.p pointed Adjutant of the First Kegiment of State militia. President Grant will pass through this city in July en route to the Togus asylum. Miss Adelaide Phillips will take a solo part in the rendering of St. Peter by the Haydn’s. The Fair to be held at Bath in aid of the Maine General Hospital comes off the 5th and 6th of June. The sum of §25 wa3 realised for the library fund at the exhibition given by the pupils of the Fourth Grammar School yesterday after noon. At the semi-annual meeting of the Grand Trunk Company, held in London on the 21th ult., American locomotives were spoken of as much superior to the English. The Board have voted to replace their English locomotives by 300 American ones, which will be fumishod by the Portland Company. The tower of the India street church is -fast approaching completion,and will soon he ready for the reception of the fire alarm bell. The City Marshal has offered a reward of three hundred dollars for the detection and conviction of the person who set fire to tho house of M. Welch on Larch street. Postal Cards.—Fifty thousand postal cards were received at the post office in this city yesterday. The rush for them was great, near ly every one wishing to know how it seemed to write a message on one of them. One gentle man sent a card to his family up town, inform ing them that he should not be home to supper; aud then hurried horns to enjoy their astonisb meut at its receipt. Another gentleman took the precaution to write his message in Spanish, very sure that few people could then read it. Between one and six o’clock yesterday after noon 22,000 cards were sold in quantities from a siDgle card to 5000. The cards are put np in packages of 25, and these in boxes conta:ning 20 packages. Each card is five inches in length by three in breadth, buff in color, with lathe work border, hearing upon the right upper cor ner of the obverse the stamp (a vignette head of libert.yjhpon the left upper corner the words “IT. S. postage card” ana below these lines for the direction. The reverse of course blank for the message. The card is very neat, convenient and pretty. The Cary Concert.—In relation to the Cary concert, which takes place Friday evening, “Sidney,” the well known correspondent of the Boston Journal, writes to that paper as follows: There is to he here, at the City Hall, on the 16th inst., a grand concert in aid of the Maine General Hospital, at which the distinguished contralto, Annie Louise Cary, has volunteered her services and will make her last appearance in public prior to her departure for Euiope. She will bo assisted by her sister, Ada Cary, and the Beethoven Quintette Club of Boston. It will be a rich treat. Nosinger stands higher than Annie Louise Cary, not only as a vocalist but as a woman. In spite of adulation and honors, she is as unaffected and lady-like as ever. She is ever ready to aid worthy and deserving ob ■ jects. She loves music with her whole intense nature, and hence the glorious expression and soul with which her vocalism is enriched. She sails for Europe on the 21st inst., in the Wyo ming, and will pass a few weeks in London, with several other Portland vocalists, enjoying the musical season there. She comes on from New York on purposoto assist in the Maine General Hospital fair concert, which institu tion sho has already aided on two occasions. At the recent complimentary benefit here sho w as the recipient of over $1000, tho net pro ceeds—a well merited result. Annive os ary Entertainment.—To-night is the 9th anniversary of Mystic Lodge I. O. G. T., and they propose to celebrate the occasion by giving a dramatic entertainment at Grand Army Hall. They have secured some of tho best amateur talent in the city, and we have no doubt that it will bo one of the most pleasing entertainments of the season. We had the pleasure of witnessing one of tho rehearsals, and were surprised to sec the progress that these young artists have made. In the most difficult of the roles wo recognize two of Portland’s fa vorite artists, Miss Alice Carle and Miss Ella Bonney. Their presence is always a guarantee of success In dramatic entertainments, ft will trouble a professional company to excel the performance that this company will give this evening at Grand Army Hall. India Street Entertainment.—The enter tainment at India street vestry last evening was very successful, there beiug a good atten dance, and everything passed off pleasantly. Those present were highly delighted. The en tertainment will be repeated this evening with a change of bill, the “Vision of Earth” by 20 young ladies being given. Those who wish for a pleasant time will do well to attend. Maine Savings Bank.—This institution held its annual meeting yesterday afternoon, and the following ofbccrs were elected, viz: President, Benjamin Kingsbury, Jr. Vice President, Charles Holden. Treasurer, Alfred M. Burton. Paine8* ^^eus It°gera and Frank II. Investing Committee, Benj. Kingsbury, Jr., Samuel ivolfe, Wrm, E. Gould and A. M. Bur ton. Examining Committee, Samuel Eolfe and Charles Holden. Messrs. Henry H. Burgess, A. L. Gilkcyand J. S. Kicker were chosen members of the eor poration. It was then voted that all sums of one dollar e.nd upward deposited on the first day of every month begin to draw interest at once, and sums deposited during the remaining days of the month begin on interest tho following month. It was also voted to procure tho photographs of Charles Baker and Nathaniel F. Deering, past Treasurers, and have them placed in the banking room. The following resolutions were unanimously passed: Whereas. Nathaniel F. Deering, late Treasurer of the Maine Savings' Bank, has been removed by the Divine Provideuce from the active duties of the life here to the higher and better life beyond the grave; therefore Resolved, That we desire to place on record our ap preciation of his rare and upright character, and to testify to the ability and arduous duties of the office he has held for the past seven years; associated with the Bank from its organization in 1859, either as Trustee or Treasurer, it is indebted largely to his financial ability and deep and constant interest in its growth for its present success. Resolved, That we shall not only feel the loss of his official labors, but we shall miss the genial presence of a true friend, whom we had learned to love as well as respect. Resolved, That the Secretary be instructed to fur nish a copy of these resolutions to the family of Mr. Deering and to the daily papers. iY LAND DIFFICULTY — reports this morning give in their usual brief foim the results of a trial before Judge Virgin, of considerable interest. It was a question of the assessment of land damages, in which the United States appears as plaintiff. It appears that the government required certain lands on the Cape on which to erect a fort and a battery. I It had already purchased a strip embracing a hill nearly hack of tho lighthouse, containing twenty-two acres, for the sum of §127 per ac e. This strip was not deemed sufficient for the pur pose desired, and proposals were made to the owners of land on either side of the lot already purchased. Messrs. Thompson and Dyer were willing to sell provided they received their price, which they modestly stated was $40,000 for tho lot on the right side, and $40,000 for the lot on the left side. Uncle Sam’s agents thinking this rather a high figure, made an offer which was rejected. Then these agents took the or dinary method for settling the difference of opinion as to the real value of tho laud by bringing the question bofore the court— Messrs. Strout and Vinton, counsel for the re spondents, talked largely about the splendid sea view and prospective value, and aired their romantic dreams of sea-side villas in fervid elo quence. Messrs. Webb and Reed, who appear ed for the United States, after stating the plain facts and figures, asked tho jury to “assess the fair market value of the land and the damages by reason of the appropriation.” Mr. Webb could not let so tempting a subject as the fine scenery plea developed by the counsel on the other side pass without a display of that wit, humor, logic and eloquence for which he has achieved so deserved a reputation. The jury yesterday awarded to Mr. Thomp son $2,275 for 15J acres and to Sir. Dyer $1,357 for 111-3 acres. Art Notes.—A fine painting of Pleasant Cove, by Harry Brown, adorns Hale’s window. The picture is marked by the softness of color finish of detail and unity of effect, which arc attributes of former paintings by the same brush. The long wedge-shaped rock, moss-car peted, which juts out into the water, is excel lently managed, and tho group of pleasure seekers'upon it, clad in bright colors, have an admirable effect, while the brown boats off tho beach give the needed sombre touch. The painting has been sold to a gentleman of this city. There is also on exhibition in the same win dow an oil portrait of the late Rev. N. W. T. Root. It represents him as he was in early manhood, and will ho scarcely recognized by our citizens as a likeness of the genial Rector of St. Pauls. A Gypsey girl, by Mrs. Murray, and an excellent photograph of Representative W, W. Thomas, Jr., of this city, are also to be seen. Eleazer M’Kenney.—Our community will be pained to hear of the death of Mr. Eleazer M’Kenney, which occurred at his residence on Spring street about five o’clock yesterday af ternoon. The event was not unexpected, as the disease under which he labored was at his advanced age necessarily fatal. Mr. M’Kenney was one of our oldest and most respected mer chants. For years he kept a grocery store on Congress, near the head of Green street, which was a noted resort for the best checker players in the city. He afterwards went into the wholesale flour business, and at the time of his death was a member of the firm of Alden & M’Kenney. In 1858 and 1859 he was a member of the Board of Aldermen, and for many years has been a director of the Traders’ Bank. He was noted for his probity and the sterling qual ities of his character. Mr. M’Kenuey way 71 years of age. He leaves a wifo and five child ren. Select Entertainment.—The entertain ment to which we referrel to in yesterday’s is sue, was given in Free street vestry last even ing, to a very interested audience. The exer cises consisted of solos and duetts by Mr. Geo. Thomas, Miss Chandler and Mies Alice Carl* all of which were encored. Declamations and a few very interesting remarks by the pastor followed Also the reading of the paper that is published by the society, called the “Experi ment.” .Judging from this number of the spicy little sheet we should say that it was a success. At the close of the entertainment all were invited to step into the small vestry where refreshments were for sale. The committee will realize a sum sufficient to carry out their plans in regard to altering their vestry. Boy Missing.—On Monday noon a young boy named Willie Hainesstrayed from his home No. 32 Merrill street, and lias not since been heard from. For two days his father has been searching for him, and it is feared that some accident or foul play must have befallen him for ho was a bright, smart boy. He is eleven yeais old, about four feet high, slim build, dark blue eyes, dark hair, and had on his old clothes considerably patched. Any information will be thankfully received by his parents. Children’s Concert.— The young people who propose taking part in the children’s con cert to be given on the 31st inst, for the benefit of the Maine General Hospital, assembled at Reception Hall, City Building, yesterday after noon, for the purpose of rehearsing. Nearly the whole nu mber of children required, 500, were present. The rehearsal was very satis factory. The affair, it will be remcm bored, is under the charge of Mr. William D. Fitch. Hospital Fair.—The Ladies Executive Committee of the Maine General Hospital Fair will be in session at the rooms, 120 Middle St., on Friday, May 17th, at 4 of clock P. M. It is earnestly requested that the Refreshment Com mittee of each church will 3cnd a delegate to confer with the Executive Committee and to make definite arrangements with regard to the Fair. Mary S. Deerino, Sec. Clothes Line Thief.—Jere Reagan, a well known thief, whose operations are confined to no particular department of thieving, was ar rested by Deputies Williams and Bridges yes terday afternoon, for the larcony of clothes from tbo clothes line of a Mr. Seott, who lives on Forest street. Reagan was arrested neaa the Poor I' arm. He has but recently served ont a sentence in the State Prison. Sheridan and Mack.—This evening the excellent variety troupe of Sheridan and Mack give an entertainment at Music Hall. This company, which consists of eighteen mem bers, gave great satisfaction at its last appear ance here. This evening there will be an en tirely now programme, and those who attend may look forward to a capital evening’s enter tainment. Tickets for sale at Stockbridgo’s. BiRTiis.-The numberof births in this city from April 1, 1372, to April 1, 1873, was C33. Of this number 316 were boys and 317 girls. The odd girl is destined in all probability to be the “su perfluous woman’’ of whom we hear so much. To save from the fate which impends over her if she remains in New England, we advise her to go West, young woman, go West. Room Papers.—Lothrop, Devens & Co., call attention to their advertisement of the largest paper hanging establishment this side of Bos ton. Thur line is very fine and complete, em bracing many very elegant and extremely styl ish varieties. Every possible grade, from papoi fit to ornament a palace to that suitable for o plain dwelling house, is kept in stock. The window shade department is very extensive, embracing many new designs which have nev er been shown in this market. Shade tassels, &c., are kept in full stock. Special induce ments are offered to buyers to purchase at wholesale rates. Give the firm a call and in spect their truly elegant patterns of paper. MISCEEEANEOES notices. Lotiirop, Deyens & Co. have the new China board shades They are a great improvement on the old style rustic shades. Call and see them. No. 01 Exchange street. maylOtf The valuable lot of land on Vaughan street will be sold by F. O. Bailey & Qo. this after noon. _ Good Dressmakers wanted at W. L. Snell's, 537 Congress St.__ mayl5-2t A fixe assortment of Trimmed Hats and Bonnets at very reasonable prices at W. L. Snell’s, 337 Congress St. mayl4-2t* _ Vases and Bouquet Holders for Cemeteries and Public Gardens. Send for price list. Nutter Bros. & Co., 29 Market Square, Port lend. ___ may9-tf Twexty five thousand dollars worth of Gents’ Furnishing Goods very cheap. Whole sale and retail. J. Burleigh, 89 Middle street. Tf you want a good Befrigerator, call at Nutter Bros. & Co.,29 Market Sunare. may9-tf _ Linn-eus, the great naturalist, in conse quence of his fondness for chocolate conferred on the order Cacao the title Theobro.ua, or “food for a god.” It is certainly food for men, as well as a most healthful beverage, and med ical men the world over recommend its use. The highest awards for excellence of prepara t have been won by Walter Baker & Co., Boston, both in Europe and America. Their goods arc sold by all grocers. V _ isurleioh, 8!) Middle street, sens more dom ing than any other party in Maine. The finest stock of Clothing is at Burleigh’s, 89 Middle street. Dr. Urann who has made so many wonder ful cures of cases supposed to be incurable, will be at the Preble House every Thursday, Friday and Saturday for the present. All should sco him. apr28-tf It has been proved beyond a doubt that there is no remedy equal to Smolander’sBuchu for toning and stimulating the nervous system, and by which means alone kidney, bladder and glandular diseases mental and physical debili ty, diabetes, gravel, loss of vigor in either sex, and female complaints succumb and health is restored. mayl3-eodlw Steel Knives and every description of Table Ware Plated, or Replated in the very best man ner at short notice and at a reasonable price, at Atwood’s New Jtooms, 27 Market Square. feb25-eodtf The largest stock of Clothing n Portland is at Burleigh’s, 89 Middle street. BY TELEGRAPH. MATTERS IN MAINE. Political. Augusta, May 14.—The Kennebec Journal to-morrow morning will contain a leader advocating tho nomination of Hon. Nelson Dingley, Jr., as the Republican candinate for Governor, believing that the election lies be tween that gentleman and Judge Kent. MASSACHUSETTS. Broker in Trouble. Boston, May 14.—Reports are current that J. A. Coe, hanker and broker at 76 State street, has been raisiug money by raising figures on stock certificates. It is alleged that one share of Old Colony Railroad stock aud one of the Eastern - Railroads were made to represent ono hundred shares each and pledged for collateral for the increased amount. The matter is un dergoing investigation. Coe was arrested at his residence in Worces ter street this afternoon. Among his alleged operations are raising certificates of the shares of the Michigan Central to 300 shares; two of the Boston & Albany Railroad to 200 shares; one of the Eastern Railroad to 100 shares; three Old Colony from two to 200, and three of one share to 100 each. The Boston Water Power stock is also said to have been operated with in a similar manner. The altered certificates have been used as collateral, and it is supposed about 8200,000 has been fraudulently obtained. It it reported that one concern suffers by the forge ries to the extent of $50,000, another $20,000, one $10,000, one $7000, another$20,000, amount ing iu all to upwards of $100,000, with more to hear from. The Third National Bank in Janu ary last loaned Coe $20,000, taking as collateral a certificate for 200 shares of the Old Colony Railroad, which now proves to have been raised from a genuine certificate for two shares of the same stock. Coe, who was formerly connected with the house of J. N. Fisk, is about 35 years old, and in course of quite large business expe rieuce for a man or bis years, has hereto fore sustained an enviable reputation. He is one of tho best known men on the street and is a member of the Brokers’ Board. Oakes Ames’ Will. Hon. Oakes Amesmadc awillwhileiuWash ington last winter, which has been presented for probate by his two sons Oliver Ames, 2d, and Oakes A. Ames as executors. N. G. Ord way, Moses Dillon and Phileter Sawyer are the witnesses to the instrument, and their presence is required to carry out the provisions of the registry. No details will be given until the will is probated. The amount devised is large, but the property is so invested that its value cannot be at present known. Various .Tlatlrn The election of a Bishop for Massachusetts will probably take place to-morrow. At to-day’s meeting of the American Social Science Association Col. T. W. Higginson read an essay on “The higher education of woman,” after whieh the subject was discussed by Presi dent Elliot of Harvard College, President Ray mond of Vassar, Prof. Agassiz, Wendell Phil lips, Julia Ward Howe, Ednali Cheney aud Sirs. Livermore. NEW YORK. Another Chance for Stokes. New York, May 14.—The Supreme Court, general term, to-day granted a writ of error in the case of Edward E. Stokes, upon a stipula tion by the defence to take tho case at once to the Court of Appeals, now in session. Che Case of Nixon. Fivo Supreme Court judges and the judge of the Court of Appeals have refused a stay of Sroceedings in the case of Nixon, who is to be anged Friday. Gov. Dix also refuses to inter fere on the ground that thejudges have refused, also that the murder of Pfeiffer was cruel, un provoked, perfectly unjustifiable, and did net admit of any palliating features. Nixon's counsel will, it is reported, to go tho remainder of the tbirty-two Supreme Court judges, or such of them as he c£ n reach before the sen tence is carried into execution Judge Chase’s Successor. A Washington despatch reports Gen. Grant as saying that he should appoint as Judge Chase’s successor a man independent of politi cal considerations, and one whom the lawyers of the country would endorse. The appoinment will not be made until the assembling of the next Congress. Among the names presented are those of Senator Conkling, Judge Pierre pont, Wm. M. Evarts, and Judge Woodruff of New York, and Judge Poland and Benj. E. Curtis of New England. The Bights of Colored People. The colored people are organizing for a large mass meeting to be held at Cooper Institute, to make resolutions regarding the rights under the law guaranteeing to them rights of admis sion to theatres, entertainments and by hotel proprietors. Tho meeting is preliminary to the prosecution of Lester Wallack, whose agent de nied two colored men admission to his theatre on the ground that there was no room for them, and |or one Dixon, a saloon keeper, who refused to serve three colored men at the tables of his saloon. Various matters. Over 350,000 postal cards were sold yesterday. Five persons were drowned by the collision between the steamers Hope and America yes terday, the majority of whom were convicts sentenced to teu days’ penance for trivial of fencc3. The German revolutionists of 1348-9 celebrat ed their 25th anniversary last evening. The Bar Association last evening adopted a resolution protesting against the reduction of the salaries of the judiciary by the Legislature. Captain Williams of the ill-fated Atlantic sailed fpr England in the Oceanic. Phillip Straus of (i85 Lexington Avenue, shot himself dead in his house yesterday. A few years ago his father left him $75,000, allot which was lost in unlucky business ventures and stock speculations. me TEOBOI.OUIC AC. PROBABILITIES for the NEXT TWENTV-FOL’B nocRs. CuiEE Signal i Ufficer, Washington, D. C., > May H 8 (P V \ 1 For the Gulf and South Atlanta a'. i Tennessee, a rising temperature ,an,d to south-westerly winds, cloudv’ w»!!v.eaSter ? rain clearing to-morrow in the western ra,!fd for the north-west and upper lakes an!! „Gulf ’ to Missouri and Ke.i'tSckv northin''?n<!e winds, cold, clondy and rainv Weathe? lower lakes and Middle Stares, northeast south-east winds, rising temperature, clouds weather and ram; for New England andXW da, north-westerly and north-easterly winds low temperature and partly cloudy weather. ’ Philadephia sold 16 5,000 postal cards yestor day. mammmmmmmmmmammmmmmmmammmmmmmmmammmmmmmm WASHINGTON. Judge Chase's Will. Wvshington, May 14.—The late Chief Jus tice Chase left a will, naming Governor H. D. Cooke, of the firm of Jay Cooke & Co., solo ex ecutor. No inventory lias been made of his real estate, which, after a few bequests, is to be divided between his children, Mrs. Senator Sprague and Mrs. Hoyt of New York. Treasury Balances. The following are the Treasury balances to day : Currency $5.650,305; special deposits of le gal tenders for redemption of certificates of de posit $28,035,000; coin $7^,822,130; including $27,708,900 in coin certificates; legal tenders outstanding $356,841,951. Various Matters. The Secretary of the Treasury has informed the collectors of customs at New York aud Portland that good* from the wrecked steamer Atlantic may be forwarded inland in sealed cars without examination at the original port A naturalization treaty has been conclnded between the United States and Denmark. The navy is having fitted up a tug boat which, is to be used by Pro.f Baird in his examination of the fisheries along the coast. The Professor will begin his examination at Mt. Desert, Mo., and examine the feeding ground of the fishes for the purpose of ascertaining the cause of the diminution of fish along the Atlantic coast. The Pictou Catastrophe. ®*x*y ESrcs Lost—Another Explosion in the Mine. Halifax, May 14.—The latest news from the Drummond colliery this morning represents that the fire is still raging in the shafts and slopes, and that all hope of rescuing the men must be abandoned. It is now stated that there were sixty men in tne pit. Another heavy ex plosion occurred in the mine about two o’clock this morning. There is some prospect of sav ing the buildings above ground should the wind continue from tha present quarter, but if the wind changes, the buildings will bo destroyed. It is thought to be almost impossible that any of the men in the pit can be living.# It is known only four or five got out before the ex plosion. The fire caught from a blast of gun powder, and the men remained to put out the Haines. Gur report says that Mr. Dunn and thirty volunteers went down to assist in putting out the fire about twenty minutes before the ex plosion occurred, at which time it is supposed that all the men were near the flames and that many if not all were killed at once by the ex plosion. Xjater—Names of the Dead—The Number Beaches 73. New Glasgow via Halifax, May 14.—The fire at Drummond colliery continues to burn briskly but is slowly abating. All the openings are being tilled up and a stream of water has been turned into the air shaft lately worked. The following is a list of the killed married men who have left wives and families: James Dunn, Philip Dunn, John Dunn, Tbos. Glen sight, Joseph Richardson, John Bouuee, Geo. Beirney, John Emery, John Thoslate, Robert Dubar,' James McPherson, John MeElive, Jas. Ramsey, Davis McNeill, Hugh Gillis, John Campbell, Daniei Hale, Henry Truman, John McNeill, Colin Chisholm, Hugh McGillivery, Hugh McDonald, Abram Guy, Augustus Smith, John Ellis and Alexander Elms. single men. Kenneth Cameron, Archibald Cameron, Win. Elliot, Owca McLeod, John Sinclair, James Cummings, Timothy Howitt, John McKitchie, Alexander Purves, Jr., John McElrie, Duncan McKoe, Donald Shaw, John T. Roger, Duncan Holiday, Daniel McDonald, John McDonald, 1st., Job McDonald, 2d., Duncan McDonald, Nicholas O’Brien, Matthew Doyle, M-tthew Manning and Edward Jones. These are all the names yet positively ascer tained, the number will probably reach seven ty-five. The following is a list of the wound ed: Jonathan Bennett, fatally; George Stew ard, do; Jonathan Duston, almost certain re cover; Patrick O’Brien, do; Chisholm, do. It was in McLeod’s board that the fire originated.. The men who escaped with great difficulty" from the slope report that ou their way up they passed the bodies of their comrades who had probably become stupified by the smoke. Since the explosion more have come up alive. Of the four men who volunteered to go down the shaft shortly before the second explosion, three were killed, Edward Burns and Abram Guy in stantly, and John Dunn after lingering for some hours; the name of the fourth man was Glenright. Several violent explosions have taken place since last night. One was forcibly felt four miles distance. The inquest was com menced yesterday and adjourned until three o’clock this afternoon. Westville, Pictou Co., N. S., May 14.— From 10 o’clock last night until daylight this morning fire at the Drummond colliery raged with intense fierceness each moment. All through ihc night there were explosions at in tervals. v meetings of the Veterans. New HaVen, Ct., Hay 14.—The National encampment of the Grand Army of the Repub lic met at noon, Geu. Burnside, Commander in Chief presiding. Prayer was offered by Rev. H. Clay Trumbull. After the transaction of routine business Gen. Burnside made a br.ef address, congratulating the Encampment on the growth and prosperity of the order. Eo declined to be a candidate for re-election. It was voted to hold the next -session at Harris burg, Pa. At the meeting of the Cavalry Corps Associ ation, Gen. Sheridan presided. The society adopted the old constitution on the recommend ation of the Commander, and voted to continue its old name. The officers of last year were re elected. The next place and time of meet ing will be the same as that of the Army of the Potomac. At the meeting of the Sixth Army Corps, in the absence of Gen. Wright, the President, Gen. Shaler presided. The following officers were elected: President, Geu. Shaler; Vico Presidents, Col. J. W. Latta, Gen. (.'has. Dev ens and Gen. A. E. King; Recording Secretary, Col. R. L. Orr; Corresponding Secretary, Col. D. L. Milan; Treasurer, -Col. Samuel Grues dell. At 3 o’clock this afternoon the Society of the Army of the Potomac gathered at Music Hall. The hall was gaily decorated, and the floor filled with members of the Society and the gal leries packed with spectators. Shortly after ilic doors were thrown open, the distinguished visitors began to assemble. First came Gen. Sherman, then Lt. Gen. Sheridan, Gens. Burn ssde. Shaler, Hartranft, McDowell, Hancock, Hawley andFraukliu; Vice President Wilson, Lt. Gov. Tyler, ex Gov. Jewell of Conn., and Lt. Gov. Robinson of New York, each fceiug greeted with hearty cheer3. When the noise and confusion had partly subsided a shout was given that “here comes Giant,” and as soon as the President made his appearance in front of the audience, the entire assemblage rose to their feet and three deafen ing cheers went up from a thousand voices in honor of the Chief Magistrate. After order had been restored Gen. Burnside, President of the National Encampment, said: “My duty in opening this meeting gives me much pleasure, and as we assemble in tills beautiful New England city to meet the com rades of onr soldier life, let us not forget those who are absent and sleeping under the green sod of the Southern States. There are a grea t number of distinguished gentlemen present who will address you this afternoon, and it is my pleasure to introduce to you the orator of the day, Maj, Gen. Deveus of Hartford." As the commanding form of Gen. Devons appeared in front of the stage, three cheers were given. The orator after welcoming tlie members of tlie Army of tlie Potomac, gave an eloquent sketch of the military career of Gen. Meade commencing at the time when ho grad uated at West Point and following his history through the Mexican campaign up to the time when he took command of the Army of tho Potornac. A very full resume was given of tho victory achieved by Gen. Meade at Gettysburg, tho speaker interspersing his remarks with many comparisons drawn from conflicts that have taken place in Europe, and said that none were so grand or showed greater valor than that ex hibited by the Army of the Potomac in repel ling the famous charge of Longstreet’s rebel corps at Cemetery Ridge. It was thcie, he said, the first furious onslaught was made and vigoroasly repulsed by our troops. The soldiers of Meade charged upon the wavering lines of the foe and scattered them to the woods, the advancing column in this way gathering sheaves of battle flags and thousands of prisoners. The speaker was frequently interrupted by loud applause and other enthusiastic demon strations. Gen Van Zandt of Newport, then delivered a poem full of fun and good hits as well as fine poetry, which was well received. The President was loudly called for and in compliance with the call he stepped to tho front of the platform and addressed a few words to the audience. The other distinguish ed gentlemen on the stage were each culled out in turn and followed the President’s exam ple by making brief responses. This evening tlie concert by Gilmore’s Band was given. It was a fine concert aDd was largely attended. At the close Col. D. R. Wright made a speech of welcome to the G. A. R., to which General Burnside briefly responded. Major Gen. McDowell was elected President of the society of the Army of the Potomac. The other officers are the same as last year. An elegant banquet came off at 11 o’clock. THE MODOC WAR. Lava Beds. May 12—11 p.m.—Lt. Bacon of troop K, first cavalry, wlio has arrived in camp with a detachment, having been on escort duty between here and Capt. Jack’s old strong hold, brings a report from Lt. Chapin commanding the latter camp that his pickets heard firing in the direction taken by Col. Mason’s com mand in the present scout after the Indiins, and it is generally supposed that an engage ment has occurred. Camp South of Tule Lake, I Lava Beds, May 13—6 a. nr. J A part of the men of this camp, if not the entire force, will be moved to Baylc camp on the peninsula in Tule Lake, within the next two weeks. This camping is very unhealthy in urnmer. News will probably tbe received from Col. Mason’s force to-day. San JFbancisco, May 14,—Despatches from the lava beds state that 37o soldiers and Warm

Soring Indians are now scouring the lava beds and surrounding conutry. The total number of tcoops in tbe field is 20 officers and 480 men. Lava Beds, Camp South Tulo Lake, May 10 10 a. m., via Yreka, May 14. Since Gen. Davis assumed command of the Modoc expedition, ten days ago, only one con flict—that of Saturday—has occurred. Tins was through a movement of which this last af fair was a feature. It is still progressing and several bodies of troops are seeking an engage ment- Gen. Davis found the soldiers disheart ened hut he studied the situation carefully, uti lized the experience of his predecessors, gave tlie wearied soldiers time to recuperate from their fatigues, sent out scouting parties, had 1ns men disciplined in Indian dodges and now has his first grand movement in operation. It is his intention to harrass the Modoc*, keep them moving from place to place, and subdue them. The men say Gen. Davis means business. Au Unpleasant Woman. Baltimore, May 14.—Mrs. Emona McKee entered the store of Oswold N»ack, 146 West Bal i more street this morning and an angry discussion ensued during which Mrs. McKee drew a pistol and made an unsuccessful at tempt to shoot Mr. Noack. She alleges that Noack is her uncle ami that ho seduced her some time ago. She was arrested and held for examination. The affair caused considerable exilement. FOKEl Gr ISJ. The Russian Campaign. St. Petersburg, May 14.—Despatches from Kasalinsk bring intelligence that detachments and reconoiteriug parties from the Russian ex peditionary columns report that ths Khivays are throwing up entrenchments at Klytzh and Kuu Kava. They are also sending a vanguard to meet the Russians at Min Bulak. There has been au engagement at Igda between the Russians and a force of Tureomous, in which the latter were defeated. Twenty-two of the Turcomans were killed and one thousand of their camels captured. The Battle at Puente Re Eranl. New York, May 14.—[Special to New York Herald.]—The battle at. Puente De Eoaul, near Stella, in Navarre, May 5th, was the most im portant yet fought, and was a complete victory for Dorregarav. Four days previously tlie Car list troops were surprised at Pena Cerrada by a government column and Retreated with the greatest precipitation towards the mountains. Other government forces cooperating joined in the pursuit. These five columns, encouraged by the fight, pursued them with such energy that Dorregaray in sixty honrs marched his men forty-eight miles. Ou the forth day the Carlists troops were completely broken down but the government troops were distanced ex cepting only oue column under Col. Novara, composed of regular troops with a battery of ar tillery. Dorregarry continued to turn sudden ly, probably to deliver a blow to cripple this force. He consequently found a line of battle at Puenta Erault. He had almost 3000 men in the position. The government troops on com ing up occupied the high ground which gave the artillery a command of thefCarlist position and the sweep of the ground between. The Carlists had no artillery. At three o’clock in the afternoon the government troops advanced handsomely supported by a fire from their bat tery, which, although not very destructive, made the Carlists, who have exaggerated re spect for cannon, very easy eveu while doing little harm. When the battle raged at this point, Elio, who overlaneded the government right, made his way throughout the Chapparal, thus getting wrell outhe flank of the government force. In the front Lizarraga peppered away to some purpose, keeping his men mostly under cover. The fight continued on these terms for nearly an hour, both sides losing men. Many soldiers carrying the dead and wounded Carlists passed me. JIliVOH l'BLliUBAm A Quebec despatch say3 that all the steve dores and batieaux men have struck, aud there is great excitement on the streets. The express cars between Toronto aud Ham ilton, Ont., took tire yesterday, burning the ex press goods but nut the mails and safe. "The death of the insurgent leader Agramon des in Cuba, is confirmed, and is a severe blow to the revolutionary cause. In the St. Louis Congressional Conference several gentlemen told the Congressmen pres cut what they ought to do in the way of in creasing the facilities for transport! tion. Let ters were read from President Grant ond others regretting their inability to be present. A. G Burt & Co., Cincinnati bankers, have failed. Their failure is largely caused by that of Lockwood & Co., New York. In the elections in Spain 310 federal Republi cans, 30 extreme radicals, 8 internationals, 10 independent republicans and 30 monarchists were elected. Rev. Dr. J. F. Hurst has been chosen Presi dent of good Daniel Drew’s Theological Semin ary at Madison, N. J. The canal business in New York will open briskly to-day. Robert Atwood, a prominent Louisville insur ance man, lias retired from business to serve the State twenty years in the penitentiary for forg ery. Mayor Doyle was re-elected in Providence, R. I., Wednesday, and a board of aldermen in fav or of liquor licenses.; Goulard and Jules Simon have tendered tlicir resignation to M. Theirs because it is incompat ible with their views to serve in the Cabinet. Base ball at Washington—Mutuals 6. Wash ington;, 3. It is not intended by the Orduance Bureau to sell the revolutionary trophies which have been carefully preserved for many years at the arse nals. The strikes of the Brooklyn gas men and horse slioers have ended. The counsel employed by the government to institute proceedings against the Union Pacific Railroad Company and Credit Mobilier have presented a bill to Attorney General Williams, who accepted it, and it will be filed in the U, S. Circuit Court at Hartford, Conn. FINANCIAL A NO COilIHIERCIAL Review of Portland Tflarkcti. Week Ending May 14,1873. There has been continued activity in business de partments the past week. Country merchants have been replenishing their depleted stocks which they had allowed to run very low. The purchases made thus far this month have exceeded those of former years for the samo time, and tho business shows that Portland is as good a markot as can be found lor tho purchasing of nearly all kinds of merchandise and especially in groceries, dry goods, medicines, dye stuffs, oils &c. Tho tone of the market is 60 even that there is no chance for speculation. The money market remains about in the same condition as last, week—with more enquiry for prime paper on time Gold advanced on Saturday to 118 but since then tho rates have been 117|gll7}. Wednesday 14th they were 117|@118. Apples are not quite so plenty and prime fruit brings $4&5 per bbl. Dried apples arc dull. Deans are in good suppy at our quotations. Butter is lower and the best Vermont is selEng at 35@37c. There Is a large quantity of old butter on hand yet to he sent to market. Cheese is steady. Coal is unchanged Coffee is firm. Cooperage is ih light stock and rather dull. Copper is quiet. Cordage is without change. Dry goods are active and sales continue to be large. Drugs & dyes arc in demand and the business trans actions arc large. Duck is steady with a largo de mand for Portland goods. Fish arc firm with very light stocks. Tho first cargo of new arrived this week and was immediately taken. Flour is hardly as ac tive but tho quotations are unchanged. Fruit is high er both for lemons and oranges as will he seen by our quotations. Raisins aro a little lower. Grain is in good supply and corn has advanced lc. Hay is steady at last week’s rates. Iron is firm and un changed. Lard is lower for tierces. Leather is steady Lumber la ts good demand for shipping and the receipts are larger; prices remain unchanged. Lime is steady. Matches are.steady at 1.95 for Star, Mo lasses is quiet and steady. Naval stores are steady with a slight reduction on turpentine. Nails aro un changed. Oils are quiet, but linseed is hardly as firm as it was last week. Paints are without change. Plaster is selling at $3 for white and $2.75 for blue. Produce is more active—potatoes tire Eelling at 75@ 80c and eggs at lG@18c; onions arc scarce. Bermudas are comiug along and arc selling at $5@5.50 P crate. Provisions are plenty. Beef is unchanged but pork js a little off. Salt is in good supply at unchanged rates. Seeds arc in active demand and our quota tions for red top are advanced. SDga,r8are active and hard are a shade lower. Thero is a good demand for Forest City granulated which is. selling at 11|@ 11 $c. Eagles finds a good market. Teas are very steady. Tins are firm and unchanged. Wool is not quite so active as it has been but prices aro without change. FREIGHTS.—Cuba freights arc unchanged, with a demand for a few vessels. The engagements since our last report arc brig M. A. Chase, hence to N. side Cuba aud back N. of Hattcras, at $5 for molasses; brig San Carlos, loaded with lumber for Buenos Ayres at $24, gold, and 5 per cent, primage for lum ber. Coastwise freights arc unchanged; lumber to New fork, $2.75; hay to Savannah $7.00 Foreign Export*. ST. JOHN. NB. Schr G W Richards-1400 hbls Soar. Foreign Imports. TRINIDAD. Bri; Quivivc—SO hhds sugar!! pun cheons molasses to Geo H Starr. Keccipt* by Kailroad* nud Mteatubnots. Steamer Francosiafbom New York—748 dry hides, 86 bales paper stock, 93 (lo wool, 47 do hides, 2 do burlaps, 190 rolls leather, 150 halt chests tea, 380 bags seed, 40 do bone dust, 21 hhds tobacco. 10 hhds molasses, 10 casks glass ware, 9 do whilo lead, 75 bdls sugar, 30 do flour, 30 do glass ware, 16 do saltpe tre, 14 no tripe, 7 do sulphur, 300 boxes starch, too do tobacco, 25 do cheese, 75 do raisins, 60 do v. bit ters, 25 do potash, 40 do fancy goods, 25 do soap, 27 bdls steel, 94 do hags. 56 do paper, 1 railroad cross ing, 1 carriage, 1 piano, 200 pkgs sundrii s. Boston Stock l.i*t. (Sales at the Broker’s Board, May 14.1 Laconia Manufacturing Co .550 Boston & Maine Railroad. — @ 122 Sales at Auction. Laconia Manufacturing Co .5474 Feppereli Manufacturing Co.. @ 7774 Eastern (N. H.) Railroad. icoi Belfast City 6s. 1EE9. 8<j Eastern Railroad.'..!"lOG4 Bangor City 6s, 1891.— 89 Bath City Sixcs,18S8... 89J Eastern Railroad 7s, 1862. 101 Brighton Cattle market. For the week ending Wednesday, May 11. At market for the current week:—Cattle, 2735; Sheep and Lambs, 5162: Swine, 18,900; number ot Westers Cattle, 25S5; Eastern CatUc —; Milch Cows und Northern Cattio. 150. . ,, _ . Frices of Beef Cattle, p cwt, live weight;—Extra quality 87 25 @7 50; lirst quality J_°®> r6»r ond quality $6 00 @ 6 50; third quality $4 7o @ 5 50; poorest grades of coarse oxen, bulls, <*.c., §3 SO (ffi 4 50. Brighton Hides 9 @ 9* cents p lb. Brighton Tal low 61* 61c it lb. Country Hides Scents p lb. Country Tallow 5 @ BJCMf Skins 16 @ 20c P lb. Sheep Skins $173 @2 50 each. Sheep Skins sheared 25 each. Remarks—There were not so manycattlc in market this week as-there wero last-nearly all coining Horn tlic Went. Prices were ary iv vi , , quotations, ami the trado wiJr2*fSler *^an our last fom the West were severallotn uV-iv. A,'l'°",e those of them of a goo I quality. Most of thatlw’Bon>e Cattle which were landed at Watertown* direct to Brighton to bo Hold. The!® ip® driveu Western Cattle brought in direct iffi the Grand Trunk Railroad than has been Wore i?. any one week this season. Working Oxen—The supply in market was light— A few pairs each week is all the market requires at this season ot the year. We quote sale* of l ^a.r girth 7fAP f,r *1245* 1 n.tir, girth 7 4eet, for $225; 1 pair, girth 6 feet 8 inches, for OT1 P»ir» girt{I ® inches, for $210; lpair, girth 6 feet 6!nc ie»*Jor .» 1 pair, girth 6 feet 6 inches, for $150; 1 pair, girth b feet G inches, for $170. , . .Mi:ch Cows—Mo>t of those m market were or an _Store Cows sell at prices accoramg to uieu value for Beef. There are but a few Store Cattle o iered tor sale. Nearly all the small Cattle aro bought up to slaughter.. Sheep ami Lambs—From the West the supply was lightest that has been brought in from that section in several weeks. Prices at Albany were higher.— Sheared Sheep cost, delivered at Brighton, from 6 @ bic l)> lb; W0 )1 Sheep from 7 @ 8c ^ lb. Swine—The supply of Store Pigs in market this week was larger than has been brought in anyone o for several years; prices, wholesale*? @ 9c; re Vlc.F i*>' *at Hogs—10,400 at market ; prices 6c @ 6Jc lb lb. ’ Crlouccaicr Fish .Ylnrkct. For the week ending WednesdayMag 14. Georges* Codfish—In improved receipt, with ready sales at $G qtl. ..?:!1ak.£“1,li8;1_,Ar,l?vin<! fredy "Kti sales at $5 fi8 ® *5 & qtl., including one Lire only at inside price. Mackerel—None. Fresh Halibut-sales of one fare of Bank vosterday at 5c p lb for white and 3c for gray: sales of George’s at 6 >;<£ 4c -£> lb for white and grav. Smoked Halibut— We quote at 10c lb. Oil—Market dull, with last safes at 65c $> gal. Boston Boot and Shoe Market. Boston, May 13.—Tbe shipments of Boots and Shoes trom this market to places outside of New Eng land lor tbe past week comprise 15,096 cases, against 20.518 for the same week last year. The total shipments since January 1, have been 511,906 cases, against 537,909 cases for the same peri od last year. The shipments show a marked falling off. and busi ness has become quiet. Many of the workmen in tbe farming districts, have left the shoemaker’s shops autl gone to farming, wbilo a arge portion of that class who only work cn shoes when it is more proflttb’e than any other employment, are engaged in other oc cupations. The Wool Market. Boston. May 14 —[Reported *or the Press.]—The following is a list of prices quoted this afternoon: Doiues;ic—Ohio and Pennsylvania pick-lock 58 @ 60c; do choice XX 53 @ 55c; do fine X 52 @ 53c; me dium 50 ® 52c: coarse 45 ® 50c; Michigan extra and XX 48 ® 50c; fine 47 ® 48c; medium 47 ® 49c; com mon 42 ® 47c; other Western line and X 47 ® 49c; medium 47 ® 49c, common 40® 43c; pulled extra 35® 50c; supertine 35® 50; No 1, 20® 30c; comb ing fleece 60® 65c; California 18 @ 3Uc; Texas 18 ® 30c; Canada 40 ® 55c; do combing 75 @ 80; Smyr na washed 22 @ 35c; do unwashed, 22 @ 30c; Buenos Ayres 25 @ 37c; Cape Good Hope 30 @ 37c; Austral ian 43 ® 55c; Donskoi 30 ® 45c; Mestiza pulled 45 ® 68c. Remarks—The market has quieted down consider able the past week, and although the business has been fair, there is no life or buoyancy to notice.— Manufacturers, in fact, have again become quite in did'erot, and, notwithstanding the moderate stocks, would withdraw from the market if any advance was asked. In New York and Philadelphia the.e is even a. duller tone than here and both fleece and pulled \V ool have been purchased in the latter market at comparatively low prices. Some desirable lots of tlecce Wool are held firm and could not be purchased except at full current rates, but tho expet iance of the past week indicates that any further improve ment cannot be looked for at present. New Work Ntock and Money Market. New York, May 14-Morning.—Gold 117}. Money at 6 per cent. Sterling Exchange 108} ® 109}.— Stocks dull and steady. State stocks dull. * New York. May 14—Eventna.—Depression was the feature in financial affairs to-day. The report of a probable advance in the Bank of England rate of interest to-morrow to 6 per cent, stiffened Gold xmd Exchange, but the bearish feeling in the Stock Ex change was qube strong and resulted in a decline, ranging from } ® 5} per cent. Money was easv most of the time at at 6 ® 7 per cent., rising to 7 per cent, gold on an increased demand, and closing at legal rate. Stcrliug Exchange strong at 108} ® 108} f ir o0 days and 10:>} @ 110 for s ght. Gold irregular, rang ing from 117} ® 118, closing at 117} @ 118; loans at 4 @ 7 per cent. The clearances were 51,000,(CO Treas ury disbursements $272,000. Customs recciAs $483, 000. Governments dull and steady. State bonds are nominal. Stocks more active, generally declining rates with great pressure to sell. The following were the quotations of Government ecu rifles: United States coupon G’s, 1881.121 United States5-20’s 1862.115} United States 5-20’s 1861.115} United States 5-20’s 1SG5. old.\ ..117} United States 5-20’s 1865, new.. .... ns , United States 5-20’s 1867.12<;} United States 5-20’s 1868" .118} United States G’s. new.114} United States 10-40’s.,coupons. 1!3| Currency G’s. .... . .. __ .U5| The following were the closing quotations cf Stocks: Western Union Telegraph Co. 86} Pacific Mail. 47} N. Y. Centra* and Hudson River consolidated. ...ICO} Erie. 59} Erie preferred.71 Union Pacific stock. 30} The following were the quotations for Pacific Rail road securities: Central Pacific bonds.102} Union Pacific do. 86 Union Pacific land grants.74} Union Pacific income bonds. 71 Domestic lYSarkei*. New York, May 14—Evening—Cotton 1 @ jc lower on low grades;; sales 13f9 bales; Middling nj» lnnds 19Jc. Flour firm and in fair demand;sales 1 600 bbis; State 5 75@8 35: Hound hoop Ohio 6 90 ® 10 50; Western 5 75 @ 10 50; Southern at 6 25®12 50. Wheal firmer on good and prime; sales 8l,000^bu*h: No 2 Spring 1 50 ® 1 73; Winter Red Western 1 80 ® l 95; White Michigan 1 95@ 2 30. Corn is dull and lower; sales 74.000 busli; new Mixed Western 63 @ 65 afloat: 08c in store. Oats dull and heavy; sales 31, 000 bush; White Western 53 @ 56c;new Western Mix ed at 49 @ 52J. Beef steady. Pork steady; round lots of new raes* 18 (JO. Lain is weaker at 92 @ 98c. Butter is lower; Ohio 25® 29c; new Stale 26® 28c. Whiskey unchanged at 93c. Rice steady at7|®8J Sugar active and strong; Muscovado 8 @ 8|c; refin ing -3 © Ric- Coffee strong; Rio at 17 J ® 19Jc in Gold. Molasses is unchanged: New Orleans 67'@ 80c. Naval Stores-Spirits Turpentine dull 50 @ 5Ujc; Rosin dull at 3 10 @320 for strained. Petroleum is nominal; crude t»3c; refined 20c. Tallow quiet at. 9 1-16. Wool dull and unchanged; domestic fleece at 48 ® 53c, Freights to Liverpool firmer; Flour per steam, at | 2s6d. i Chicago. May 14.—firm, active and higher. Wheat irregular; No 1 Spring nominal; sales of No 2 Spring 1 32 cash; 1 312 seller June; rejected at 1 09. Corn is firm and in fair demand; No 2 Mixed cash 41 Jc; 42 ® 42 J for strictly fresh cash; seller June 42|c; rejected 40c. Oats opened firm and closed dull; sales of No 2 at 33c; strictly fresh 33Jc; seller June 34Ac: rejected 33 jc. Rye steady at C9Jc; supply limited. Barley is steady and unchanged. Whiskey firm at 89Jc: of ferings light and all taken. Meats general quiet.— Provisions—Pork sold at 16 75 ® 16 80 casq; 16 90® 17 00 seller Jnne. Lard sold at 8 90 @ 8 85 cash; 9 09 ® 0 05 sellerJune. Hams in pickle dull at 10 @ 11 J.— BulkMeats easier; shoulders 6J ® 68c loose : clear rib sides at 8| @ £Jo; short clear middles at 8j @ 9c; tc higher for boxed. Bacon—gales of shoulders 7|c; clear rib sides 10c; cloar sides 101c. 'Hams sold at 13 14Jc. Receipts—11,GOO bbis flour. 42,900 bush wheat. 44, 000 busli com. 26,000 bush oats, 1,000 bush rye, 2,COO bush barley, 00,000 hogs. Shipments-O^OO obis flour, 285,000 bush wheat, 173, 000 bush corn. HO.noo bush oats, 1,000 hush rye, 6,000 bu«h barley, 0000 hogs. Lake Freights—Wheat to Buffalo 7; Corn to Buffalo 1 6j. Cincinnati, May 14.—Provisions—Pork held at 17 50 on spot or buyer May. Lard quiet and firm with offerings of regular brands; light sales; steam at SJc for city; kettle hold at 9Jc; jobbing sales at 9J ® 9ic. Bulk Meals qniet and steady; shoulders at 6| @ @ 62, sales at 7c buyer June; clear rib sides at 8J ; gone ally held at 82c; Biles at 9Jc buyer May; 92c buyer Aug; clear sides held at 9c. Bacon quiet and steady; shoulders at 7gc; clear rib sides at 92c with jobbing sales. Whiskey is active and firm at 87c. i OLE no. May 14.—Flour in fair demand and firm. Wheat in fair demand and advanced; N *2 White Wabash 2 00; No 3 at 1 SS; No 1 White Michigan at 1 89; Amber Michigan on spot 1 78 @ 1 78J; seller last half May 1 78J; seder .June 1 80; No 1 Red at 1 84* No 2 do 1 78J; No 3 seller May 1 66j; rejected 1 52.— Corn a shade higher; high Mixed on spot 472c; seller May at 4b Jc: seller June 48Jc; 48c seller July; file seller Aug; buyer May 4SJc; buyer July 51c;low Mix ed 47Jc; white seller June 51 Jc; no grade 47c; dam aged 40c. Oats steady; No 2 on spot at 42c; seller June 43Jc. Lake Freights dull—to Buffalo 4 @ 4jc; to Oswego 7J@8c. Receipts—0,COO bbis flour, 5,000 bush wheat, 0 000 bush corn, 5,000 bush oats. Shipments—0000 bbis flour, 4,000 busli wheat ,15,000 bush corn, 3,000 bush oats. Detroit. May II.—Flour is quiet and uncbnngod. Wheat steady; extra White 2 00; No 1 White at 1 93; Amber Michigan 1 78 @ 1 79. Com 6tcady at 50J @ 51c. Oats are in good demand at 41c. Freights dull ; to Oswego 8 @ S$. Receipts—0.000 bbis flour, 11,000 busu wheat, 0,000 busli com, 4000 bush oats. Shipments—1400 bbis flour, 22,000 bush wheat,2,000 bush corn, 0,000 bush oats. Charleston, May 14.—Cotton quiet; Middling uplands 18c. Savannah, May 14.— Cotton steady; Middling up lands at 18c. Momle. May 14—Cotton quiet and steady; Mid dling uplands i7J @ 172c*. New Orleans. May 14.—Cotton stiff and in fair demand; Middling uplands 18J@ 182c. European JlnrkrtM. London. May 14—11.00 A. M.—Consols and Ameri can securities closed unchanged. London, May 14—5.00 P. M.—Consols closed at 03} for money and 93g for account. Havana Market. Havana, May 14.—Exchange excited; on United States CO days currency, at 17 'a> IK prem; short sight 21 ® 21} prem; CU days gold 37* @ 38 prem; do short sight 40@41 prom; on London 51 @52 prem; on Paris 32} ® 33 prem. Freights Savannah, May 3.—Freights—We quote as fol lows:—Cotton to Liverpool, via New York by steam fd on Upland; Sea Island 11-16; sail to Liverpool 9-16d; Sea Island Cotton Id; to Havre,lc Gold; Bre men }d on Uplands. Coastwise—To New York per steam, Upland $c; Sea Island |c $> lb; Rice $1 50 cask. Steam to Boston, Upland Cotton §c; Rice $250 -t> ca.*k. To Philadelphia, Upland Cottou, by steam, Sc; Rice 150 $> cask; Domestics $1. To Baltimore, s-cam, Ac on up. Colton. Rico to Baltimore #1 5U}^ cask. Cotton to Boston, steam via New York 75c 100 lbs; to Providence via New York 75c f 100 lbs; via Boston 75c <k> 100 lbs. Lumber to Philadelphia, steam, —; sail $0 00 ® 10 00. New York and Sound p >rts, Lumber $11 CO @ 12; Lumber to Boston and eastward $1200 @ 13 00; Balt more. Lumber, $9 00. Vessels are in good demand to loud bore oi at neigh boring polls; from 50c to $1 50 additional is ottered f ir change or port. The rates foe Timber are from $1 50 ia 2 00 higher than Lumber rates. West Indies and windwaid $10 US 12, Gold. Lumber to River Platte $28 @ 29 and 5 per cent United Kingdom, Timber 45 ® 4Ss to Cork f>r orders. Rio Janeiro $23 and 5 rer cent. — For Sale. SCHOONER COL. EDDV, 108 tons i\ Measurement, dimensions 82.9, ' csscl hi fair order lor busine.-s. «™Fur turtlior particulais apply to CIIAS. SAWYER, W°. 1^3 Commercial Street. Up Mtnim. myu lw •—*--———-- . . — m___ ror Sale. i mWO second hand Boilers 30 feet long, 4 feet in di JL ^ amcter, with 2 llu:s 13 Inches in diameter, shell 7-16 thick ; they are in good order and just the thing for burning tau, edgings, slabs and sawdust. Enquire of 8. H. L. PIERCE, 415 Dorchester Avenue, myl4-lm South Boston, Mass. § * m ENTEllTA INM ENTS. Fair and Entertainment! The Members of the India Street Snnday School will hold a CHILDREN’S FAIR — AND — ENTERTAINMENT —AT THE— Vestry of Ibc India Street Church Wednesday Evening, May 14th, Thursday Evening. M.iy ISth, Friday Earning' May 16lh, Mnturdny Erening, May 17lb. A change nf Programme each evening. Refresh ments for s.tle. TOYS, FANCY and USEFUL AR TICLES for sale each evening. „ . Admission to Entertainment in the evening CBct*. Five tickets for $1.00. Children’s ticket* 1U cents.— Atiemnon Admission, free. Ticket* can bo procured ut the Vestry each afternoon. mylidtf Select Dramatic Entertainment with New and Beautiful Costumes made expressly tor this occasion. MYSTIC LODGE I. 0. G. T„ will celebrate their 9th Anniversary on THURSDAY EVENING, Ittay 15.'h, — AT — G-. A. E. HALL, Corner Congress and Cue* Streets. Having secured the services of Portland’s best Ama teur talent, they will present the following pieces. ‘•J'nint **e«M never W.n Fair I.ady,” ‘•The Mnid of i'roifioey,” amt “The House hold Entry » Good mat-ic iu attendance. Tickets 35 cents; Reserved peats 50 cents, for pale bv T. W. Burnham, 322$ Congress St., opposite hall. Doors open at 7 o'clock, performance at 8. mylOdOt j RETURN! SHERIDAN AND MACK’S Great Variety Show — AT — MUSIC HALL. Thursday Evening, May 15th 18 STAR ARTISTS A New Programme, New Song and Dances, New Music. In fact Everything New. Price? as usual. Doors open at 7 o’clock. Com mence at 8. Tickets for sale at Stockbiidge’s. my!2-4t CITY HALL Fiiday, May 16, 1873, at 8 P. M. GRAND CONCERT —FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE— Maine General Hospital Fair. —AT WHICH— Miss Annie Louise Cary volunteers her services and makes ber last appear ance in this country previous to her departure for Europe. She will be assisted by MISS ADA CARY —AND THE— Beethoven Quintette Club of Boston, C. IV. 4LLEV, lot Violin. II. HEIVDL, 3d Violin. JT. C. JIVLLALV, lot Violn. CHAN. KOTPITTS, 2d Violn nnd Flute. WOLF FRIES, Violincello. A. HEliVD’Ii, Court Bam. Admission, Including Ecsevred Seats, 50 cents For salo at Stockbridgc’s, Exchange street, Tuesday morning, at 9 o’clock. Doors open at 7 may 6dtd MUSIC HALL Amateur Entertainment! PEEP O’ DAY, OB, SA VOURSEEN DEEEVSVI. The great success of tlielr Inst entertainment encour ages the THE EMERALD BOAT CLUB. assisted by their lady ft lends, t repeat the play of “Peep O’Day,’* on Friday Evening, May 16th, For the Maine General Hospital, — AND ON — Saturday Evening, May 17th for their own benefit with the same beautiful music, scenery and costumes greatly improved Incidental to the piece is the Fair scene with characters by company, faction fight, &c..t he old quarry in the Foil Dhuiv by moonlight. The Montgomery Guards have kindl* voienteered their services Tickets for sale at Whittier’s Drug store. Reserved scats are for sale at Stockbridge's Music Store m Ex change street. PRICES OF ADMISSION :-Rescrved scats in Orchestra, 73 cents; Parquet, 50 ceutn-, Balcony. 35 cents, to be obtained of the members and at the tioor. Doors open at 6.45; performance commeures at 74. myl3 TTF&S41 CITY HALL, ANNA STARBIRD CONCERT COMPANY MISS ANNA STARBIRD respectfully announces One Grand Concert — ON — Thursday, I?Iay 22d, The Company being composed of tho following emi nent artists: miSS ANNA STARBIRD, Prima Donna Soprano, miss ALICE EAIRmAN, Contralto. miSS THBRFSE LIBRE, The eminent Violinist. mB. NELSON V ABLET, Tho celebrated English Tenor. mB. »J1. II. BECKETT, Baritone, mB. J. A. HOWARD. Pianist and Conductor, POPULAR PRICES—Admission S3 cents; Re served seats 75 cts. Reserved seats esn be secured at Stockbrldge’s Music Store on and after Monday. May 19th. To commence at 8 o'clock. mavHdtd BONDS FOR SALE. Portland City • - - 6’s Bangor “ 6’s 8t. Louis “ « - - 8’s Elizabeth, N. J., . 7’s Cleveland “ • . 7’s Toledo “ ... 8’* Cook County, 111.7’s Marion County, Ind., - - 8’s Maine Central R. R. - 7’s Portland & Rochester R. R. - 7’s Atchison, Topeka A Saute Fe Gold 7’s Northern Pacific R. R. Gold - 7-30’s Chicago, Dan. A Yin. R. R. Gold - 7’s Atlantic & St. Lawrence R. R. Stock and Dcf. Rent Scrip BOUGHT BY Swan & Barrett, 100 MIDDLE STREET. feb2«_ f°dt» my stock OF Custom Made Hand Sewed Boots and Shoe* Is superior to auv other Stock in New England in point of qualify, style, finish and fit. So don’t wrong Crself bv sending your measure to New I oi k or ton, when you can obtain the very best boots made, and always a sure fit, of M. G. PALMER, my# eod5w % _AUCTION SALES. Ocutecl Furniture at Auction. by n. «. bi-rcekm x co. AlSSSZVi. 'lonJ*'‘mry s ■»«■, fontTw* jl7yc/',0“0,f®rt meet at 2 P. M. THUltS Black H.dV rSSt c“,*!,'“'i“S of B. W. I'erlor Suit la nfSrtarLl bv n’ 8 1,toei? n''bby Chamber Sett ninn S'tp.WW, Eaton & Co., Cl,amber Sett. a?*. * , I able, Gnen Ken. Bed !.• unite. u. \v Kxtension Table, Oak Dining Chairs. High Chairs i Lhlorado Cooking Stove No. », do Parlor St./vc No •/ Urus/els Cat net 4U yd*., do 8iuir Carpet, Wool* n aiu{ I lent n Stair Carpet*, Uret-n 3- ply Cm pets, l-ply iu*do do, painted Stair Carnet*, 4 Spring Bod*, Mattrea»t« Feather Be Is, Card Tables, Wash Tubs, Boards : nd ^t’1' I«**I &c» &c* 1 Le abov« wan * have been used °%?0:kr u-s- b^«Fs _Auctl. ncer. A Valuablc Lot ol Land at Auc tion. 0NJlH^?AJ.^,5th,*t 3 o'clock P M jiy" i?„L roV. I1?811 by divided »' a. to make two iatluhc on the «£& r. o. BAILEY X CO., A.eli. ieere., my>. _ ___ d,<i Marseilles Quilts. Linens, Ac . at Auction. ON FRIDAY and SATURDAY, at lo A M «. shall sell at office a stock cf very ftne Marseilles Quilts and Linen Goods in variety. Tbi* stock win contain some of the finest goods ever solo In this mar ket. F. O. BAILEV Ac CO , Auctioneers. inyl4 4t Auction Sale — OF 123 GROVE LOTS, — AT — Old Orchard Beach, Saco, Maine. The subscrib r will sell at Public Auction, on TUESDAY, May 20th at 1 o'clock P. M. on the premises. One hundred an.i twenty-three beautiful balding lots; many of which are 50x100 feet, f-ltnated so a* to command an excellent view of toe ocean and in close proximity to the surf. The lots are covered with a beautiful giovc and arc the most desirable lots lor building to be found on the Atlantic coast. The Boston «fc Maine RiJlroad Station is within five min utes’ wald of the lot-*. They have been laid out in a tasty maner, with beautiful avenues, etc., a plan of which cun be seen at the Saco House, or a* ibe timo and place of sale. For further particulars inquire of T. K. LAN E, A net loneer. nmylSdlw__Saco, Maine. A. X. BAflLEY A CO., Aciisaaerrs. House and Lot at Auction. ON WEDNESDAY May 21st, at 11 o’clock A. M., on the premises; The two-vtory wooden House on.Salem Lane No. The houa' is a very uood house and in very good order. The 1 >t eentsins about 27 oU feet of land. Sale positive. Terms cat-h. °*yl3 aid Valuable Real Estate -A-T AUCTION 1 Gl.4RDI.4VS SALE. Pursuant to a license front the fVobafe Court for the County of Cumberland, the undersigned, Guar dian of Charles H. Haggett of Portland, In said county, will sell at public auction on the pram ses on Tucsdar, the seventeenth (17) day af June, A. D, 187:5, Al lO o’clock in tbe forenoon, the following described real estate situated in aaid Portland, viz: Lots numbered one (1), five (5), eight (8), eleven (11) and seventeen (17) on plan of Messrs. Haggett’s lands in Portland, (being tho old horaebtead of Sam uel F. Haggett deceased,) recorded in Cumberland Registry of Deeds, Plan Book No. 3, Plan i0. The above lota constitute a part of the well known Haggett Estate, situated on the northerly side of Congress street, between Mellen and Grove streets, and embrace sonic of the test bulldltg lots in the city. SAMUEL F. HAGGETT, Guardisn. Portland. May 14. 1873. myl5dlaw3wTh ABRAMS A BRO.. Auctioneer* sail TO* re bon le, give their special attention to selling Real Estate, furniture and Meichan* iteol all kinds. Honest ar riages, Ac. Adv nee* made on c<>n»ii>nment«. Reg ular Sales of new and ^cond- hand 1- u1 nituie at the Auction Rooms every Saturday morning. Cunnm nications by mail promptly attended to AH lAi?If4 A BKOTDEB, 125 Ke feral St., under the U. S. hotel. . N. B. Money advanced on ttaicho. Jewelry, Furniture, Clothing, and all goods of value. »P*g3_ dtf HEADQUARTERS FOR MEW AWD BOYS’ Ready Made Clothing, Or in Hawkes & tos 290 & 292 CONGRESS STREET. Largest Stock in Maine, Including every .tylc of cm nail quality • f fabric mf car «wa mnuufaetare aad warraaled ia every reaperl. Manufacturing all the t noua we tell enable, ne to fix prices on he very lowest s< ale, and those purchas ing of us get better goods, better made, and at tower prices than elsewhere in the State. We arc showing the best assortment of Boys’ & I oaths’ Clothing, we have ever bad, in COTEE, DEEBT, SACK, aad GRECIAN SUITS made from Wool mixture*. Imported Scotch mix tures, Tiecota ami plain goods, cut fr< m ibe latest patterns and made in a superior manner. Every description and quality of Clothing gnrrmut I ran be lound on our counters (tom tbe ibeafcut I Sattartte to the fluent imported clothes, ranging in size from a 3-year old boy to the largest man. Constantly rn hand n line stock ot FURNISH ING OOODB, RATS and CAPS, selling at tbe lowest prices. Poisons visiting the City and needing anything In our line are invited to loo$ us;-.over. Xo trouble to show goods, 890 dc 292 COWtfRESS SBREET, OPPOSITE PRbBLB HOUSE. mavH-wHw D. W. CLARK&CO^ — DEALERS IS — ICE HOUSE, MARKET ST.. — AMD — 33 EXCHANGE ST., Pure Iec supplied for all purpos es, and m any quantity al the LOWEST RATES. apt-* New Spring Millinery ! —AT— M. II. NEAL’S, 327 Congress St., Nearly opposite their Old Stand. They can now show a splendid stock of New Mil. linorv Go. da in all the variety of stjles, at very rea a mable prices. Bonnets and bats ready trimmed kept on hand. Also, bleaching and pressing d^ne in the best wanner. A good assortment or real Pair switches, and imitation of all kiuds. Ladies in want of millinery or hair goods, will do wt!l to call at her Store. aprl7 dim Leavitt, Burnham & Co., WHOLESALE k RETAIL DEALERS in ICE. No* 14 Cross Stveet, Portland. 0mcc-14 St., or wiih J. C Procter, j3 Exchange St., will be promptly mended JEEr-AST"*fi,r an purpoKS ,n “T »|10 lowest bates. leu WATCHES, Chronometers and Clocks, Of Foreign and American Make, Spectacles and Jewelry, -A.t 54 Exchange St* -BY WM. SENTEB, AQEXr for the Superior WailbwneWafrbra, which maintain their well earned ruputa'lon for timekeeping and reasonable f rice. In every vail cty of gold and silver cases—optii face and Punten. Key win iers and stem winders. my tO-lw Wanted to Charter! Veeects to load Ice on Kennebec River' for Philadelphia, Washington, and Sa vannah bv MICAH SAMPSON. • No. fi8 Mkiule Street. (Oppoille the Poet Office-) <*-w

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