Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, May 23, 1873, Page 1

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated May 23, 1873 Page 1
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THE MAINE STATE PRESS ,tw'y Thcbsbay Mornixo at $2 50 a yeai if paid ni advance, at $2 00 a year. ’!''?‘;hr of Advehtisiko : One Inch ot space, g li of column, constitute* a “square.” ou jk?i- square daily tirst week; 75 cents per , s’h utter; tluee iiibemonb, or less, $1 00; continu other day after lirst week, 50 cents. ... l , ‘fA<lnare> ikree inserlions or less, 75 centi; one "e v. &l 00; 50 cents |>er week after. ial Notices, one third additional. « nder head of “Am i sements,” $2 00 per square per week; three insert ions oi lt>bw Si 50. vertisctnems inserted in the “Maine State Press” (wh'ch has a large circulation in overv part of the State) fo, $1 00 per square lor tirst insertion, and 50 cents per square for each subsequent inser Addrcss all communications to PORTLAND PUBLISHING CO. BUSINESS CARDS. L. B. DENNETT^ i'onnscllor sat Law, 30. 1 EXCHANGE STREET, PORTLAND. ME. janlO_tf JAMES* ©’DONNELL. COUNSELLOR AT LAW, ha? removed to !¥0. 84 1-2 niOBLE STREET, (2nd door below Canal Bank.) PORTLAND, MAIN ES. Commissioner of deeds for the several State*. feblO ARETAS SI1URTLEFF, No. 6 Moulton Street, PORTLAND, ME., — WILL SELL ON — COMMISSION! ALL KINDS REAL ESTATE, — ALSO — Negotiate Loans on Mortgages! nprlS dtf JOST & KEILER, FRESCO PAINTERS, Office 134 Middle St., up stairs. PORTLAND, ME. Orders may be left at F. F. Hale’s picture gallery ann O. MAh. P. Brooks’, No. 333 Congress St. AII Ordcra promptly alt. tided to. jan25 tf JAMES T. McCOBB, COUNSELLOR AT LAW, No. 95 Exchange Street, PORTLAND, MAINE. marl eod3m REMOVAL P. FEENEY, PLASTERER & STUCCO WORKER, Having removed from the corner ol Cumberland and Franklin street to 99 Fede'rnl Street, between Exchange and 'J emple S's., is prepart d to do Plast ering, Coloring, Whitening and White Washing. Prompt and personal attention paid to all kinds of Jobbing in m\ line. mhl9eod3m G. W. STOCKMAN. HI. D., Physici n and Surgeon, 207 Congress St., Portland, opposite the Park. mailSdtf W. C. CLARK, 103 FEDERAL STREET, H Door* East of Temple St., GAS AND WATER PIPING. ftpTl_ If ROSS & STURDIVANT, WHOLESALE COAL DEALERS 179 Commercial St., Portiand. Sole agents in Maine for the sale and shipment of the Celebrated Coal mined by Messrs. Ham mett Neill & Co., of Philadelphia. We have also lor sale at lowest market price, ^ilkesbarre, Scranton, Lackawanna, and Pittelon Coals, shipped from the vicinity of New York. Ves sels procuicl for the tranpnrtation of coals from r-n;. Tiionr mtvv »>eint desired. tfapr27 WlLLliM HENRI CLIFFORD, Counsellor at Law and in Patent Causes, NO. 80 MIDDLE ST., PORTLAND. Attends to all kinds of Patent business. marlO d3m HENRY F. T. MERRILL, COUNSELOR AT LAW, No. 30 Exchange St.. Portland. Formerly of the U. S. Treasury Department and Attorney in all the courts in the District of oiumbia, will attend to the prosecution of laims telure the Court of Claims and the various departments at W-dlnm-n octll-1 ^STABUXHEnTIiir Byron Greenough & Co., 140 middle Street, PORTLAND. ME. Flilitnry ) f Firemen**, l^jind Army, [CAPS i School, ’ asonic, J I Club. HATS, CAPS AND CHAPEAUS. MADE TO ORDER, E3T*At tbe Lowest [Prices. Samples sent on pplication, and all orders filled at short no ice. apr4tf PORTLAND MACHINEWORKS {FORMFRLY C. STAPLES A SON,) Marine, Stationary and Portable STEAM ENGINES, Steam Boilers. Bleach Boilers and Tanks, Shafting, Mill Gearing and General Machinery. Castings of iron, Grass, and composition. Repairing promptly att< nded to. rar New and Second-hand Engines for sale. Highest cash prices paid for old Iron. 215 Commercial Street, W. H. FESSENDEN. aprlltf Portland, Me. GEO. E. COE I INS, PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTIST, tftO CONGBESS STREET, I* preparedto make all tlie various styles of Turd Picture*. Renibrnnt, »lertnllioa,«re.. from Retouched Nemtiyrj. By this process we G. l ml of Freckle*. Mole* nn.l other im perfecli.n* of Ihe *ikin. Fur all of whicli no extra charge will be made. All work warranted to please. Call and examine for yourselves. mchisdtf CHAS. J.SCHUM ACKER, ' FRESCO PAINTER, 5 Deering Ulock, AT SCHUMACHER BRO I HERS. apr16 d3mo J. 19. LAMSOA, PHOTOGRAPHER, So. 152 middle Street. PORTLAND, ME. Copying and enlarging done o order. All the new styles, Bcrllus, Remhrants, Medallion, he Poroelain, or Mezzotint card, and tiie retouched sard, by which Dew process we get rid of freckles moles,wrinkles and all imperfections of the skin. Call and judge for yourselves. gy Motto—Road work at Moderate Price- Aim to Please. may 20 William H. Phiksey. Jas. L. Lome Ann. PHINNEY & LOMBARD, Real Estate & Loans, No. 153 La Salic Street, CHICAGO. made for nan-residents, and their initn.1. tBiefu||y attrmleil to. REFrBEnaw—rhns.B. sawyer, Pres. 5'b Nat'I £?".*'• Chicago'Uia. tt.Mathews,Cat.i aliBt,Schen edady, V. Y , J. F Wmsl w.tvoo., Portland, Me.; S A. Bilges, \ ice-Prt-s. Franklin Bank, Oh.caco G. H. Hosmor, Lcckport, K. Y.; Pbinuey & Jackson, Portland. Me. api!2dtf BUSINESS CARDS. DR. IIERSOM HAS taken tlie office of the late Dr. Robinson, 260 CONGRESS St. „ . „ Office hours, ^ *° ! J, 4* ^ t « “ “ Sundays, to 10 A.M., 4 to 5 P. M Residence, comer Pine and Finery Streets. Or tiers out of office hours may be left with Mrs. Robin inson, 260 Congress Street, or at his residence my6tf REMOVAL. DR. CHAS. 0. HUNT HAS REMOVED TO 379 CONGRESS STREET, Opposite Whittier’* Drug Store. may 21 cI2w J. H. FOGG, Attorney and Counsellor at Law, 1191-2 EXCHANGE ST., (Corner of Exchange ami Federal Sts.,) fel.27 PORTLAND. ME. tf EDI ICATIONAL. Navigation School | A NAVIGATION SCHOOL will be opened at No. 1.34 Exchange street, March 3d. to be under the harge of Capt. Edward Breen and C. H. Farley. Instruct! n will be given every aitemoon by Cant. Breen, and Monday and Friday evenings by C. II. Farley. The course will begin with decmnl arithme tic, and well comprise Plane, Traverse, Parallel Mid dle Latitude sailing; the use of Logarithms: the use and a J istment, of Nautical Instruments; Latitude •by Sun and Stars, and Longi- ude by Chronometer Lunar observations will not be included in the course but will be taught if desire 1. The evening instruction will be given before the whole class, when the various problems involved In navigation will be worked oui upon the black-board and illustrated by suitable diagrams and appara u«, and the use and adjustme t of instruments explain ed. Subjects collateral to navigation such as Mete orolgy, Ocean Currents, &c., will also be introduced at the evening sessions. For terms, apply to C. H. Farley, No. 4 Exchange street. * feb19tf UNQUESTIONABLY The Best Known and Most Thoroughly Tested FAMIL.Y SEWING MACHINE For all kiuds ol work, heavy or light, and the most popular. Wheeler & Wilson’s. This practical and easily managed machine has now stood the test of time and thorough expertmonr; and the thousands who ave fortunately used ours,frank ly give i'the preference. as the very best, both in this country and in Europe, study, capital and in ventive genius have been devoted to its improvement for years, till, now wit ITS NEW SILENT YEED, our present “Lock-Stich” Machine has no equal in the world. The WHEELER & WILSON’S is relia ble economical and noiseless. It answers the wants of the household completely, and ANY KIND OF SEWING Needed in the Family can be done upon it with great er rapidity and ease of execution to beginners than can he accomf dished on any other. It has received the HIGHEST PREMIUMS over all—as a Family Machine—on both sides of the Atlantic. Those who want the best, should obtain WHEELER & WILSON’S SILENT FEED Family Sewing Machine, AND TAKE NO OTHER. Machines sold on Monthly Instalment s. All kinds of Sewing Mucnine Supplies, Silk, Thread Needles, *c. Machine Stitching in all its branches done in the best manner. J. 1.. H A ¥ D £ Gen’l Agent for Maine, 163 Middle St., Portland, Me. me hoi d.3m GEO. A. WHITNEY & CO., MANUFACTURERS OF AND DEALER IN FURNITURE! MATTRESSES, FEATHERS, &c. jYo. 46, and over 42 & 44 Exchange St., PORTLAND, MAINE. CFHOMHTKRIK« DONE TO ORDER. aprl tl Dissolution of Copartnership. '(VJ'OTICE is Hereby given tbrt the firm of RAN 1* DALL, MC ALLISTER & CO., is hereby dis solved by mutual consent. JOHN F. RANDALL, 11ENBY F. MCALLISTER, EDWARD H. SARGENT. Portland, March 27, 1873. Copartnership Notice* THE undersigned have this day formed a copart nership under the name of RANDALL & McALISTER, and will continue tlic business of dealers In COAL & WOOD at the old stand ot tho late firm of RANDALL, MCALLISTER & CO., Commercial St. Ettmdall.UtcAmlttr a’ (?ffmandB of the latc fir“ 01 JOHN P. RANDALL, Portland. March 27,SY’ * ‘“S City of Portland. Is Boabdof Health. I ORDERED, that until othcrwiifdiJ"’^7?; jd„ hereby designate the dump at the foot of Hann ver street (City Stable loi), and the dump at the foot of Franklin and Smith streets, as the places for do posito of rubbish, sneb as dirt, shavings, sawdust ashes, cinders, 80(‘t, hair, shreds, manure, oyster' or lobster shells, or any other matter ot any kind (except dead animals) which may be removed from any house, cellar, yard, or other place within the City limits. Approved April 21st, 1873. I hereby give notice that tho “City Ordinances” relating to the deposit of rubbish in any Street. Lane, A ley. Court. Square. Public Place or unoccupied lots within the city limits, except tho lots designated in the foregoing order, will be strictly enforced GEO. W. PARKER, City Marshal. Argus and Advertiser copy. ap23ed3m I>estrwetive Fires! Involving iho loss of millions of dollars occur too often in this country. We submit to every s nsible, prudent man, that they can be prevented by the getieial iutroducti n of the GARDNER FIRE EXTIN GUISH ER. This* machine stands upon it* meiits. having made for itself. BY SuLID WORK, a record that commands attention. Send toi descriptivecirculartc C. M. & H. T. PLUMMER, 7 UNION STREET. nov30d0mTu&FL’taw FORTLAAD,H«. REAL ESTATE. F. Cr. Patterson's Real Estate Bulletin. HIA\TFV TO LOAN Oil First-class iUvi* Ij 1 mortgage* of Real E»ia*e in *■ ortl nd nno vicinity. Real Estate bought and sold. Rents collected. App-y to F. C3. PATTEBS »N, Real Estate and mortgage Broker, over Lowell’s JTewelry Store* ap25dtf I or. CongmsA B own si*. For Sale. mwO double tenement Houses on Cotton street— X No. b, iwo tenements, five rooms each—No. 13, two tenements, seven rooms each. Ais • House No. 28 Ernmhall street, arranged for one or two faimlios; lor 40x113, fronting on two streets. This property is newly finished aud in cum pier c order, and will be sold as the health of the owner demands a change of climate. Apply to LEuN M. RG‘V I’GIN °r • G. PATTERSON, Real Estate and Mortg. go Broker. my5__ For Sale. 2* /AfA/A FEET of land on North street, near • Walnut. Price low. Terms J cash, b dance time. Apply to F. G. PATTERSON, Port land, or WM. L. SOUTHARD, 5 Pemberton Square, Boston. myl2eodrf Real Estate for Sale. A NEAT Cottage. 7 rooms, in perfect order, cel lar, stable and } of an ac* e of choice land, Rleasant y situated n» ar Westbrook Seminary, on the ne of the bor6e railroad. Price low. Terms J cash, balance one, two and three years. Apply to F. G. PA ITERSON, d* aler in Real Estate, c rner Con gress and Brown strec's. myl6eod2w Real Estate for Sale. A HOUSE In the Western part of the city, con taining 12 finished rooms, arranged for two families Sebigo Water, &c., with a corner 1 >t 70x72. Price only $3500. Apply to F. G. PATTERSON. mylO 2w FOR SALE, A SUPERIOR Hay Farm, in South Gorham, eight miles from Portland by JOHN L. CURTIS. my22 lw*tbentf A Nice Surburban Residence _s FOR LEASE. The commodious . _ "Y two story brick house on Stevens* k Plains, formerly occupied by the late Wm. L. Wilson. The liouce con _ ~tain* twelve finished rooms, includ ing BauK om, all in good repair. The lot contains more than an acre. Nice Grape Vines, also Apple and Pear T* ees, t gethcr with a good stable and ex cellent water. Apply to WM. H. JERRIS, Real Es tate Agent, corner Congress and Myrtle streets. my!9 _ d3w For Sale. HOUSE AND LOT No. 79 Oxford street. House contains 14 finished rooms, good collar. Lot 27 x 10b feet besides passage To be s >ld cheap. Im mediate possession given. Inquire of JOHN C. PROCTER, mayl7d£w 93 Exchange s reet. New French Roof House for Sale. LOCA TED on Thomas Street, near Pine. Has 15 finished rooms with plenty of closets. Gas and spring water. PriOe $6000. Apply to WM. H. JER RIS, Ileal Estate Agent. my7*3w For Sale in Deering. A FEW minutes walk from City limits. 25 acres of Land with nearly 1000 feet froutage, with Buildings thereon, consisting of TWO S'! CRY HOUSE and two large Barns in good repair. The Land ex tending through from one street to another, making it all available for HOUSE LOTS and will shortly be wanted for that purpose. It will be divi led into two or more lots if desired. If not sold before June 1st, it will be sold at auc tion. For terms, etc., enquire at Cushman’s Fruit store. No. 306 Cougress street. _ myl3ti For Sale. THE house on State Street, occupied by the un dersigned. This house is thoroughly bnilt of brick and stone and has all modern conveniences. ALLEN HAINES. Portland, Sep. 18th, 1872.sepl9-tt FOFt SALEi tebbetsT house, SPRING-VALE. WILL BE SOLD CHEAP! As the owner wants to go West. Jau31_ SAMUEL D. TEBBETS. Valuable Lots for Sale. TUIE lot of land on Plum Street, formerly occupied by Rev. Dr. Carruthers. next below the Eastern Ezprcss Office; also the lot on Deer street, upon which stood the Second Parish Vestry, prior to the fire of 18C >; also a lot of second-hand curb stones Apply to WM. H. JERRIS, Real Estate Agent, my7 _ *3w House for Sale, NO. 22 Bramhall Street the south-westerly half of a block ot two houses containiug twelve finished rooms; suitable tor two families or. one; fronting cn two streets; amplt room lor stable. Apply on the premises. my6*1 m . ^ A SMALL FARM for sale in West jjyfirajL - Buxton. Contains twenty acres—lias HfiViwrW » voung orchard. 1}story hou-e with ■3 1 ^T V'I MB. f°ur finished rooms. Connected is a ■Jbarn and wood house. Buildings ten years old. Cuts five tons hay. PrDe only $900. Ap ply to WM. H. JERRIS, Real Estate Agent. my3-3w* Real Estate tor Sale. THE HOUSE at No. 6 Ta^e Street, and lot extend ing through on Brackett street, with Stable. Also, a lot cT lu actes of Hay Field wi ll a good Barn situated in ^carboro, on the Peine road near Hubbard Libby’s, ab ut 6 miles from Portland. The above property will be s »ld at a bargain bv applying to MRS. T. E STUART, No. 664 Washington street, corner of Pine, Boston, Mass, myl_ (12 m Desirable House on Anderson Street for Sale Cheap. THE property No. 1 Anrltreon St. consisting of a 3 story House, containing 18 rooms ample clos ets. fine cellar, good water. Property now rents for $366 annum. For p rticulars call on J. C PROCTER, 93 Exchange street, or F. O. BAILEY & CO., 18 Exchaug • street. ap26tf Hotel Property for Sale ! IK" NOBTHBOEO MASS. THE Assabet House, beautifully situated on public square in center of the village, on Railroad 25 miles fr in Boston. House is uew and of modern style, and contains 38 rooms, dance hall, b lliards&c. Large stable, 30 stalls. Will be s >ld at a great bar gain; owner wishes to retire from business. A< ply o D. C. PAGE, Northboro, Mass. apr23-6w * For Sale in the Town of West brook. A FINE residence one-lialf mile from the Railroad Depolg, Pori-office, go d Schools and churrhes, six miles fr m Portland; House and Ell two stories thirteen finished rooms, double parlors with marole mantles, Wood-house and Stable connected—all in good repair, painted and blinded, Barn 40x60 on ibe premises; grounds contain !5£ acres, excellent land, well fenced 30 apple and pear trees, A acr<» choice straw berries, three good wells of water u|*on the pl:«cc and good cistern in the cellar, cellar under whole House, fine cement bottom; grounds ornamented with fine shade trees. This is one oi the finest resi dences in the county. Terms easy. Enquire of 3. R. Davi* & Co., Portland, or Oii Biown, Westbrook. mar21tf The IMarr Farm for Sale or to Lei. SITUATED in Scarborough, and for pale low. It being a stock farm, any one desiring such would do well to call and see it before purchasing else where. Apply at once corner of Middle and India Streets, or on the nremisep. ai.rl2dtjuul* FOR SALE. A LOT of vacant land, situated on the wept side of High, between Pleasant an 1 Danforth, Sts. This lot has a front of about 61 feet and is about 194 feet deep, and plans have been drawn by How, for a block of seven or nin genteel and convenient resi dences, and adapted for »he same. Enquire of EDWIN CHURCHILL, No. 4 Portland Pier, mar28 From 12 to 2 o’clock, P. M. Real Estate. FOR Sale, or lease for a term of years, tho proper ty belonging to the estate of Francis O Libby, and formerly occupied by him on the corner of Free and High Streets. HARRISON J. LIBBY, l A . FRANK W. LIBBY, J Artm r** mar 24 __tf The “Limerick House,” FOR SALE. Tbe sua-criber offers *nr salo bis Holel i proi rty In Limerick Village, York County. ' The house has 22 rooms all in good repair, with died ami two large stables adjoining: ' o two wells of wafer on the premises, and every convenience for a ffrst-class H' tel. The “l.tmeiiok House” 1b well situated for securing liberal patronage. Enquire lurthur of the owner. JOSEPH G. HARMON, _ marlMtf _Limerick, Me. Ileal Estate for Sale. llOCJSIE AND liUl NO lit ktitc #*»■» den, coUl^^aperyfete.1 °Apnly tcT*^ 11110 lDit ***’ _■fejagpg&t. FOR SALE. THE Residence of Mr. J. M. Cburrhui ... . , the corner of Stale ai d Danforth city. The lot is 325 It. on State street an,i'ttSr,il!l,1'ls Danf'Tth Street,,ami contains about 50,000 ft i„ , °,n Ing the Mansion Hou-e in tboough repair’«SS .2" large brick Carriage House anil Stable. It'la on tbe most dcsirablo places in tlie city, either in it * present state or to cut up lu lots. For plans and particulars, call on J. C. Procter" may!9 _ dtf For Sale. THE subscriber, having located his business In Boston, now offers his residence No. fi Deering street for sate. The hnn-e. with its improvements, Is tirst class. Price on<> $13,000. Terms easy. Can he examined daily from 10 to 11 A. M. and 3 to 4 P. M. Will be sold with the Furniture II desired mylfftf GEO. M. HARDING. REAL ESTATE. FOR SALE! ON CONRREH8 ST. NEAR CASCO, About 5000 feet Land. With Buildings now renting for more than *800 per year. Can at a small outlav be easily changed Into three stores, with the tenemen s over them would then rent for from *1600 tn *1860. Buildings in good re par. Title perfect. Teems ca y. Enquire at CUSHMAN'S FRUIT STORE, No- 306 Congress Street. my22 dtf For Sale or To Let. THE C 'ttage House No. 11 Cedar corner Oxford streets. JM. G. PALMER. mylG c.dtf For Sale. IN Cape Elizabeth. House and land, from one to five acres, to suit purchaser; situated on the road between the North Congregational Church and Town House. For particulars enquire of Geo. R. Earston, on the premises. Also one House and lot at Point Village. For particula s enquire »n tin? premises of aprleodtf JEDDIAH LOVIETT. Hotel For Sale or Lease. The well and favorably known B AK I R HOUSE, pleasantly located at Yarmouth, ten miles from Portland. The trains of the Grand Trunk road stop with in a few rods of the house. Terms very fhvoruble. Apply to the propri e or on Ihc premises, or Wm. H. Jerris, Real Estate Agent, Portland. myia-lm* ro LET. To Lei. TO a small family without children, the lower part of a new house on Carlton Street, near Congress street. Enquire at CUSHMAN’S Fruit Store, No. 306 Con gress Street. my22dlw To Let. ANEW Store on Atlantic near ''ongress St., and Horse cars. Suitable for a Shoe Store or fancy and domestic goods or Groce ies. Apply to S. A. ANDERSON, No. 37 St. Lawrence St. mar2G dlw then eodtf To Let. ONE large chamber in house No. 4S Spring Street my7 dlw then 2weo<i To Let. Furnished Rooms, inquire of C. E. SMITH, mayl5-dtf No. 2 Tolman Place. Rooms to Let WITHOUT board. Two newly finished rooms, adjoining, suitable l >r gentleman and wife, or two single gentlemen. Applvto my!4*2w No. 240 CU viBERLAND STREET. Rooms to Let. mWO gentlemen an i their wives and two or three A single gentlemen can be accommodated with pleasant rooms and board at No. 75 Free Street. may9 tf To be Let. AT Morrill’s Comer, Deoring; a first-class gen teel Dwelling House, Stable. &c. Co ivenient to both Steam and Horse Railroads. Apply 10 W. u. JElUlIS, Portland, or Charles E Morrill, near premises. mySdtf House to Rent or Lease. THE upper tenement of honse No. 3i Emery St., consisting of six rooms, all very pleasantly situ ated ; with Gas and Sebago Water, &c. Inquire on the premises. aprlfidtt_WILLIAM II. GREEN. To Let. ONE OF THE REST OFFICES ON EXCHANGE STREET. Enquire of GEO. A. WHITNEY & CO,. inar24tf No. 46 Exchange St. Quiet Board, A GENTLEMAN and Lady wishing a quiet home can find pleasant rooms with board at No. 4 Cotton street, second door from Free street. One or two single gentlemeu can be aceomraodated also. jan7 STORE TO LET~ A large brick store in the Rackleff Block, corner of Middle and Cearch streets—basement and first floor, eleguntlv finished and adapted to jobbing dry goods or other similar trade. Apply to ALLEN H AINES. septlldtf HOTELS. BEAL’S HOTEL, NORWAY. MA rNE The mbscriber, having leased Peal’s Hotel, one oi the best a-rangcd house* in the State, having all the modem improve ments and being entirely refurnished, is prepared to take 9 Summer Boarders und entire Families at a very low price. The locality is one of the pleas antest in the State, a first class tivery establismeut is connected with ihe House, and its teams connect with -tit trains at '■outh Paris, one mile distant. All inquiries by mail prom* tly answered. O. II. GREH't, Proprietor. Norway, May 15, 1873. myl6dlm Commercial House, Cor. Cross and Fore Sts. Portland. Maine. This House built since the great Fire, has receu ly bean leased by the undersigned, and extensive alterations are now being made, which when completed will make the ___II »use one of the most convenient, and well arranged in the State, will be entirely r< novated, new Furniture added, and kept as a Hotel should lie kept Will easily accommodate (hie Hundred and Fiftv Gucsis. The Reading Room will be supplied with every Daily Paper published in the State. Open June 1st, 1873. W M. F. HUSSEY, Recently Clerk Augusta House. TERMS $3.00 PER OAT. maylG dtf GLEN HOUSE, WHITE MOUNTAINS, N, H. This lavorite Summer resort will be opened for the season June 13, 1873. Address until 1st W. & C. R. Milliken, Portland, Me. j. m. TnoMPSim sc co., my!7dGw Glen House. B RBOWES BROTHERS, CARPENTERS AND BUILDERS, Doton’M Planing mill, foot of Cross 81. HAVING enlarged our shop and fitted it up with the latest improved machinery (by the aid of which w e ore enabled to ger out our wo k accurately and expediMnuhly,) we are now prepared to take con tracts of any size in the building line. Plans and specifications prepared at a reasonable pr< e. We can on the shortest p »s®ible notice furnish the win dow aiid door frames and all the inside and outside finish for any description of building. Those about erectingsea side house® please take note of ihe above. We have superior facilities for the manufacture of in side blinds, and will fnrnish them all painted and hung quick metre. We make a specialty of building and serting up machinery, and would be happy to re ceive calls from paries usiug power who contemplate a change of quarters, or that may need any service in this line. We are also prepared to contract for «he manufacture of patented articles on more favorable terms than any one in the city. WILLIAM BUKltOWiiS. J. W. BURROWES. my!3__ tf City of Portland. Is Board of Mator asd Aldermen, l May 12, 1873. J ORDERED, That the City Clerk give notice to all parlies ini crested by publishing a copv of this order in the “Portland Daily Press’’ of this city f»r three weeks successively, that this Board on Monday, the 2d day of June next, at. 7J o’clock, P. M., at ti e Alderman’s Re »m in the City Building, will hear all parlies interested in the petition for Sewers in the following named streets: Middle street, from Free to Market Square. Spring street, trom High to State street. Brcwu street, from Congress to Cumberland street. Doering sheet, from State to Av n sireet. Washington street, from Cumberland to Congress street. Mavn street, from Oxford to Cumberland street. Oxford street, from Anderson to Washington street. St. John street. A nd that thereafrerwards this Board will deter mine and adpidge if public conveniences requires the construction of seweis in said s reels Read and passed. A»tcst: H. I. ROBINSON, Olerk. A true copy, Attest: H. I. ROBINSON, City Clerk. myl4-3w L. C. JOHNSON & SON., —HAVING TAKEN THE— REST^VTJ R^lKtT under the New City Building in Lewiston, for the term of five years, would now say to the public that wei uta d to keep a first-class place in every recpect. Our Bi*. of Fare shah be In keeping wi'h the Portland and Boston Markets. Those visiting Lewiston do not forget to call at Manufacturers’ and Merchants’ RESTAURANT, CITV BUILDING, Pine Street, I.EWISTOW, MAINE. lewir r. jonNSON, Joseph a. Johnson, jan22 <llynowo3n) Lumber and Dock Timber Wanted In exchange for [ Locomotive Boilers, Horizontal Engines, veed Pumps and Other machinery. , Address, G. H. ANDREWS. feMdtf 178 Pearl St., New York. WANTS, LOST, FOUND. W ANTKD! A FIRST CLASS COBBLER. Apply at 35 ST. LAWRENCE STREET. _my22__ »2t House Painters Wanted. INQUIRE of E.,T. MORRELL 11 Danfcrtli Strof t at 7 o’clock In the mornlue. _j"y~___ 1W Wanted. A “2 ma" to driv' « Bieid Cart. Satiafacto ry references requested, at BLAKE’S BAKERY, ra>21dtf Congress Street. Boarders Wanted. A FEW gentlemen can have rooms (with or witb out board) at 27 Spring St. Also a pleasant iront chamber with Ilaibor view. Suitable for a gentleman and wl 'e. A private stable with carriage room on the pre _ my21*2w Coat and Pant Machine Girls want* ed at SMITH, MORGAN Ac BUTLER’S. __dtf_ Girls Wanted. 4 COMPETENT and reliable “first girl” and also a good “second vrlrl” in a private family, Ap P'^ at_No* 76 * street between the h >urs of 7 and 9P- _mygOdlw WANTUD Custom Coat and Test makeer at S. MATHIAS Ac CO., my20tf 98 Exchange street. Rent Wanted. BY a small family without children. 5 or 6 rooms In a good locality. Must have all the modern improvements. Good references given. Address B, Press Office. _ my20dlw Situation Wanted. By^y?UNG man, to write or keep a small set of bx>ks Evenings may!9dl»_Address Box 1919 CUTTERS WANTED, — AT — SMITH, MORGAN Sc BUTLER’S. myl7 dtf Booms Wanted. IN a nleasant part of the eify, furnished or unfur nished, with or without bon'd. Address E. B., 37 Brown St., Portland. ma.vl4tf Lost. A T the Boston Sr Maine I>opot upon the arrival of cA the eight o’clock train on Monday evening, a PORTMONN A IE, containing some monov and pa pers valuable to the owner. The rthder will be suit ably rewarded on leaving the same at this office. my!4_ dtf WANTED A PROTESTANT GIRL 10 do general housework in a small family. To a competent girl goid wages anu a permanent situation will be given. A pplv at 23 South St. myI3dtf COAT AND PANT MAKERS WANTED. W. C. BECKETT, my3(i3w 137 niDOLB STREET. Experienced Coat, Pant and Vest Makers WASTED AT, SMITH, MORGAN A BUTLER’S, Cor. Middle Sc Market Sts, apr25dtf *_ Wanted A MAN who understands repairing Furniture. Apply at 125 Federal St. apr23 tf Boarders Wanted. A GENTLEMAN and wife, and a few single gen tlemen can find good board and looms at 49 Wil mot street, Portland, Me. im 20*1 w WANTED! COAT MAKERS AT CHESIET’S, mch25dtf 167 MIDDLE STREET. Lost. AT CITY HALL, on Friday evening, at the Blues’ Masquera 'e, part of a new Waterproof Cloak, scams stayed*witli white tape. Another was left in place of the one taken, which the owner can have by calling at 143 Middle street with the one tak en through mistake. feb?3 Wanted. A PLEASANT room on Spring St., or vicinity, furnished or unfurnished. Without board. janlOtt Add ess BOX 1336. BABCOCK Self-Acting Fire Engine! Fire Department Office, City Hall, 1 Boston, April 23, 1873. J To whom if may concern:— This is to certify that the “Babcock Self-Acting Fire Ferine.” ha* be*n in the service of the city for the past three months, and has proved itself in every instance to be an invaluable auxiliary to this Fire De partment. I cheerfully recommend it to all t wns where wnt or sui*ply is limited, in preference to a Steam Fire Engine. Ihe City Government contemplate buying three or four more o< these F re Engines, and placing them in the Department during rhe year. JOHN S. D*MRELL, Chief Engineer, B. F. D. PLUMMER & EATON, General Agents for State of Maine. BATH, MAINF. Send for Circulars. mv!5eod&w3wl3 GRASS SEED. 2000 Bags Western Timothy Seed 1500 “ Canada “ lOOO “ Bed Top “ 500 “ Michigan Clover “ 200 “ Ohio “ “ 400 “ No. New York “ “ lOO “ Pea Vine, **" “ 150 “ Alsiko “ “ lOO o Millet “ lOO “ llungariau Grass “ 100 “ Orchard “ FOB SALE AT THE Lowest Cash Price. KENDALL & WHITNEY. mcli26 ___ E. GODING, Commission Merchant --AND — WHOLESALE DEALER - IN - Foreign and Domestic Frnit and Produce, No. 10 Market Street. HAVING taken the above store formerly occupied by S. P- Barbour, l would call ibe atten.i .n of the trade to a new stock of goods, and respectfully solicit your patronage. __ E. GODIItG. Portland, May 12, 1873. myI3-«l w DRUGGISTS STAND FOR SALE ! One of the very best stands In the .city for a Druggist, is on the corner of Fore and India Streets, which is now offered for Sale. . For particulars inquire immediately of Lnfkin & Co., No. 2 Woodman Block. MRS. ELIZA A. CUSHMAN. Portland, Apiil J5,18T3. aprl dtf Notice to Owners of Lois in Ever green Cemetery. ANY person owning lots in Krorgreen Cemetery, by calling arthe Office ot the City Treasurer and paying tile .urn of one dollar J°: S^Ca rf,’rinlen(|_ sure the best of care for the same by Superintend ed the current yeartaud an, perjou sum of twentv-flve dollars — their lots by the city ) J. S. r’ALMElt, J Trustees. C. E. JOS . , ) nnnoi., tws found in the tnclosure alter thia da^wiarouUh^aesej^ce onnast^will be in peril. j. s’palmer’ C. K. JOSE. mylSdtf THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH ! TEW TIMES LARGER THAW EVER t P. T. R~RNUM ~ GREAT TRAVELING WORLD’S FAIR : .Wu*eum, Menngrrie, Caravan, Hi pood ram*, Polytechnic Institute. National Portraits Gallery. Hall ©f Classic Ntainary. Mechanics and Pine Arts, Garden of Coaapara tiue Zooiovy and Ornithology, Roman Amphitheatre, Anhilee Concert. Hnsical Coliseum, and Dan Castello’s, Signor Sebastian's and Mona. o’Atalie's Grand Triple International Equestrian and Hippodramatic Exposition. Which at a challenge ol $luo,ouC Is large enough t.i entirely swallow up hal. a dozen of any other fo called fliat-class shows advertised in tin- country. NOTHIN3 LIKE IT ON EARTH! Wall Exhib tin Portland, Wed. May 28th, on Western Promenade, Grivins: Three Orand, B’ull and Complete Performanceeof the lOntire 20 GHKAfr SHOWS. DAILY-MORNING. AF. ERNOON end EVENING. Door, open at 10 A. M. and 1 and 7 P. M. One Single Ticket, (50c. i admits to a'l. Children under nine years of age, 25e. Reserved Amphitheatre Seats. 311 Cents. It will not require more than ono glance at Mr. Barnum’s New Amusement Enterprise to thoroughly satisfy »he public as to the relative diderence between an ABSOLUTELY GRAND, MAGNIFICENT, FIRST-CLAST EXHIBITION, and an oniinary h >w. Ho# ver, to stop cavil and close the m-nibs of boasting charlatans and travel ng mountebanks, Mr. Barnum, however averse to s ep aside lrom his life-long policy, deems it necessary, in order to protect himself and the i-ublic. :o offer a serif h of $1,500,000 CHALLENGES, OPEN TO ALL THE WORLD. That he exhibits daily more BEWILDERING ATTRACTIONS, STARTLING CURIOSITIES, UNIQUE and SE SATIONAL NOVELTIES, biological, animate ood inanimate prodigies, ami lueue natural. more rare living Wild Animals, Birds, beasts. Reptiles, Crocodiles, Allgaiors, LIMiNG SEA LIONS, ana other Marine Monsters, than ait contained in the cranbintd attraction s of am t ree shows In the United Stat« s. 2d. That he owns, controls an I uses more railroad cars of h»s own d sign, construction and elaboration of finish (besides the rolling stock hiied from different railroad corporations) than any tLree railroad show* in America combined. This statement will receive fur'her empharis when it is understood that each one of the cars owned ex clusively by Mr. Barnum contains thiee limes the capacity ol ordinary cars. The characteristic an I striking features of the Exhibit! n conri t. in Novelty, Grandeur and Divereity. Among these will be seen THREE GREAT CIRC US TROUPES, and three separate and distinct >i renic, circus an l spectac «l*r rings, seen by the whole audience simultane ously, in One Coh ssal Pavillion. large enough to seat comfortably 14,000 people. There need be no appre hen ion on the parr of visitors, as to the ample accommodation for eveivbody, as the management will not sell a single ticket otter the >eais w e occupied. THftN1 CO LOSS %Ii TWENTY CtNTKE-POLB TENT, will contain as many spectators as twenty rdin *ry shows. Thslast grand achicAement • f i’.T. BARNUM is The Largest and Most Attractive Combination of Exhibitions Ever Known! and remain, ABSO UTELY WITHOUT A PARALLEL IN THE HISTORY OF I’HE WOULD. In the various departments of the c nnbined Exposition, which has really grown to the proportions of a OltEAT TKAV^JOKLB’S FAIR. 100,000 New nnd Interesting Curiosities, 1500 Animals, Birds, Bensts, Reptiles. Crocodiles, Aligators, Sea Lions, and other Marine Monsters, 2000 Men and horses, Twelve Gorgeous Tableau and Statuary Chari ts, 100 Resplendent Gold, Crimson, Ruby anl Cerule n bedecked Vans, Cages, Animal Dcus, Steam Callloi>e, Polybymnian Organs, and ihe Great Musical Chariot of Mnemosyne. The Great Thre<- Mile Procession, which is made about nine o'clock every morning, is in'erspersed with scores of 1 rained Elephants, Came’*, Dromedaries, Reindeer and Elk in harness, Tiiclt Homs and Ponies, Arabian Tlioinughbreds. elegantly ca pris.ned Steeds and Pal fries in t iverv, Living Wild Animals, Comic Automaton Clowns and Gymnasts, Grotesque Me banical Ball and Globe jugglers, in FULL PERFORMANCE IX THE ©PEN STREETS. The GRAND SPECTACULAR CORTEGE will be a^Teeab’y enlivened wilh Three Siher, < ornet, Brass and Musical Banda, Pol.vhymnian and Chariot Organs pre.-emeil in such manner as lo be well worth poing a hundred miles to see. Among the Museum CniloaHies will be exhibited Itnee times daily Prof. Faber’a WONDERFUL WOho£.iU.' llb TxiLiti.NU i» iLD FIJI CaN5iilALS. TALKING WAfHINAS' Which sings, laughs and talks in nil languages, and lor the exclusive use of which Mr. P.arnum, for six months, pays $20,000. Also the wil*l Fiji Cannibals, Modoc and Digger Indians, the celebrated What-Is-li, Giants, Dwarts, Bearded «.i i, No-Armed Boy, Curious Phenomena and Freaks of Natu e. Living Men L.I oua, Bare on i Expen-ive Wild Animals, ( no of which cost* moie than ten cages of common specimens,) such as he €*iant BJnc’i Rbi <oc«*roa. six fee hi-jh and as large a* a » African Elephan>; National Portrait Galleiv, containing 100 life-size Oi Pain ring* of all the Presidents. St'«ie*m* n. Military Heroes, King*, Queens,'Potentate* and Celebrities; Prof. Roger’s grout* of C^lamfc sad Historic Mtota-ry, B hem an Glass Blowers, and a hundred ex remely curious and exquisite life-like, moving, mechanical Au tomatons, from Paris, F'auc*, and Geneva, Switzerland, consisting of Tablean and Landscape Transform:* i >n Scenes. Playing ountains, B nning Wa er Mills, Flying Chariots, S iling Shit s. Moving Railroad Trains, Rippling t'ascades, and s of the most cmion* and exquisite works of Mechanism and Art, sufficient of themselves to constitute a first-class exhibition, and so extensi\e and elab.irate as to le quiie a Steam Engiue to operate them. At the close of eacb En ertamment. in the Great HinpodromeTent a talented corps of Colored Southern Students, better known as the ORIGINAL JUBILEE LINGERS will give one of their unique and g.and Concerts for the benefit «>f Southern Schools, Mr. Bamrnn having lea ed his Pavtilion to these Chumpi n Stagers for Freedom a a mere nominal price tor this laudable purpose. SIEAMBJATS ant EXCURSION TRA1SS a’ reluced rates will be run on all tributary lines to convey *he muliiiude to and fr<»m the Great Univer-al Exposition. Doors open at 10 a. m. and 1 and 7 p. m One Slagle Ticket. (50 cents.) admits to all. Children under nine years ot aue, 25 cents. Reserved Seats. 75 cents. In order to cau i " and protect the public r *m outside impostors and speculators in spurious tickets three separate Ti ;ket Otnces a e provi ed, trom which tickets can be rapidly dispensed without delay. B^’Frce A I mi aion to the en ire Great Show i* guaranteed to all who buy the Life of P. T. Bar num. wri ten bv himself,—860 ages, illustrated. Reduced Trom $3,50 to $1.50. “W rth a $100 tire nback to a bo inner.**—Horace Orteley. Will also exhibit In Portsmouth, Tuesday May 27th. Lewiston, Thursday 29th, Saco, 30th, Dover 31st, Haverhill. Mas-, June 2d. _mayl.-d12-17-21 -23 27-2P&w2t HILLS “ARCHIMEDEAN/ THE CHAMPION LAWN MOWER OF THE WORLD. l&in . .a This uenutnui .(lower ■■ uow no well known throughout the I nit -d Mote- and Europ , bat it require* no recommenda tioiKoeer lo.OOOsold in thisccunlry alone) The ohIt balanceil Lhwo itfower with AN ADJU TABLE liANBLE 10-iuch cut, rroque mower, a beantiful lilt e mnebi -e for small lawos, rroquet f[rounds,cemetery lots,easily operated uy a ad or nii-sof 10 years, price 910; 14-iuch, S'li; 14-inch, stnudard size, »'43; 48-inch pony, 0100; 34-inch, horse, far public parks and Inrue lawns, $1*43. Kteri ma chine warranted to cire perfect satisfac tion- We challenge the world to a trial, and to produce a machine its equal. Try il and you will buy no other. Head far Illu-lruted Circular. MANUFACTURED BY THE Hills “Archimedean” Lawn Mower Co., COLT’S ARidORY Il AR f FORD, Conn. — FOR SALE UY — KENDALL & WIIITNEY, PORTLAND, MK, my!6___dir AWNINGS, TENTS, FLAGS, Canvass Lettering, &e., F. A. LEAVITT, 491-2 Exchange St eod3m City ol Cortland. City Marshal’s Office, May 14, 1873. A REWARD of Three Hundred Dollais will be pal i by the c ly to auy persouwho «111 give iii fnrmation t ’at will lead to the arrest and conviction of ihe i»ere >n or ; e sons that set fire to the house of M. Welch, on Laich street, April 27, 1873. GEO. W. PARKER, myl5d3m _ C>t- Marshal. Plants for Sale. 1 A AAA CHOICE Plants tni wilt-oheap; al i.v*yl/l/ 80 Bouquets, Cut Flowers, and Fu neral Designs all seas-ns ot the year, at, J. ViCKKKY’S Gieen Hou-e. myidlm 119 Spring Street, Portland, Me. The Most Popular Medicine Extant, 1840. Over Thirty Years 1873, Since the Introduction of PERRY DAYIS’ PA I N-KILLER. The pain-killer Is equally applicable and efficacious to young or old. The pain-killer Is boib an Internal and External remedy. The pain-killer Will cnre Fever and Ague when other reme dies have Called. THE PAIN-KII LER Should be used at the first manifestation- of Co d or Cough. The pain-killer Is the Ure a Family Medicine of the Age. The pain-killer Wi'l cure Paimei's Colic. The pain-killer Is good for Scalds and Bnrns. TII > PAIN-KILLER Has the Verdict of the People in its favor. The pain-killer Gives Universal Satisfaction. The pain-killer Beware of Imitation) and Counterfeit). THE PAIN-Kllit ER Is almost a certain cure for CHOI,ERA, and doubt, been more successful in coring this terrible disease than any othe r known remedy, nr even th most eminent and sklllfnl Physicians. In India, Africa and China, where this dreadful dis ease is ever m re or le s prevalent, the PaIN-KILL KR is conei 'ered by the nat ives, as we' as European residents in tho e climat- s, a Sitke Remedy The pain-kill*r Each ottle Is wrapped with lull directions for use. The pain-killer is sol i by all Druggis » and Dealers in Fami ly Medl.ines. mylf _ eo.iIm.Vw21 Dissolution of Copartnership. NOTICE is hereby given that the co|ianner*hlp heretofore existing under ‘he Arm name of Sam uel Rounds & Sous, is this day dissolved by mutua consent. SAMUEL ROUNDS, GEO. H. ROUNDS. CHAS. F. ROUNDS. Copartnership Notice. THE undesigned have Ihia day formed a copart nership under the Arm name of Ronn-la Sar gen* * C°;u®n1 wll> continue the Dualuesa of dialer, til Coal & Wood, at the old stand of Samuel Round Ac Sons, So. 36 Commercial Street Rounds. They will settle all dymundi ot theism a™ » Samuel Rounds & Sons. the late firm of SAMUEL ROUNDS, GEO. H. ROUNDS lpr5 EDWARD H 8ARGENT\ ^or sale. T1 W.0”.COtl<’ nv01* Bol|crs 30 feet long. 4 feet in d - .bll vTartVT*?!. 2 flu:" ts Jochea In .lismeter, rhcll16 thick; tboy are in good order an 1 /us the twngf r burning tan. edgings, slabs and sawdust* Enquire of 3. H. L. PIERCE. 415 Dorchester A veDue, | myl4-lm South boston, Mast. THE press. FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 2*. 1878 Gossip and Gleanings. Cleveland gin, answer «you ^p when marriage is proposed. sculptu'rin* have ca,,8bt th* mania for ! a hunk or mMbleTmiu’I** Supplied with jnallet ami a cold-chisel. Hens are all ready to begin ^ dening^ami are disposed to compuTt^ the gardens are not yet constructed. According to the way Iowa bigamiato are sentenced you can marry six women 4„d on ly go up for five years. But then they «« Iowa women. A Kentucky man purchased a coffin fifteen years ago so as to have it handy, and the oth er d. y he was burned up in a lime kiln, and the coffin was a dead loss. Prmce Bismarck is a great cosunner of lager beer, introducing it in his dwelling house in small kegs, which are on tap at all hours of the day and night, and on a!i occa sions. The New York Evening Post under stands that rfr. Edwin Booth is s udylug too character ot Lear, to add it to his well-kr own list of Sbakspearean representations. H« intends to devote two years to the work. The young sister of Miss Adelaide Phillip# is now studying in Italy. Her vocal and lyr ical powers, both natural and acquired, are said by good judges to be of tbe highest order. A petrified pike wbicb, when alive, must have weighed thirty pounds, has been dug up at Newton, la., Irom a depth of forty feet The local papers express astonishment, evi dently ignoring the frequent and ,>revions discoveries of stone weapons elsewhere. I have great hope of a wicked man, slender hope or a mean on#. A witked man may be converted and become a prominent saint. A mean man ought to be converted six or seven times, one right altar tbe other, to give him a fair start and put him on an equality with a bold, wicked man.—Beecher. In a discussion of politics behind tbe scene# «t the Theatre Francais lately, tbe stale re mark wa-. made by some one present tbat France was a countiy dtmocratique. One of the soubrettes made answer: “If we can judge by the last elections, it is rather a country mediocratique.” An individual living near Royal Oak called on the Detroit .'hief of Police, last week, to ascertain if Detroit was g >iug to celebrate tbe Fourth of July. He was very anxious to find out, because, as he explained, “If you are going to sling powder aud have a whoop ing old Fourth of July, I want to get a rad woolen shirt and a new pair of boots, and come in with Sarah.” A correspondent lately wrote to the San Francisco Chronicle to know where Cain ob tained his wile, and is thus severely but prop > rly reproved: “Upon any subject of a public nature we never refu e to thiow the desired light. But this is altogether a different thing. It is a family matter with wbicb we do not care to meddle. Cain died some time before many of us were born, and such idle curiosity regarding the family affairs of a de ceased person we regard as reprehensible, and Calculated to violate the sanctities of do mestic life.” American Irish and American Herman*. The question before us is, how, under these new conditions, the Irish and the Ger mans in America increase relat vely to each other. It is undoubtedly an almost universal opinion throughout I be Eastern Slate*, an opinion, moteover, which extends in a con siderable degree over the entire country, that the Irish exhibit much the higher degree of fecundity. There may be persons whose op portunities have been such as to persuade them of the coutrary; there may be commu nities where the opposite view'prevails; but the general liefief is quite clearly what hu been expressed. It is easy to explain this belief. The Irish immigration was the first to reach us. The accounts so frequently repeate , in connec tion wi.h the Famine, of he prodigious in crease of this people, have combined with tje observations made by our own citizens in contrasting the increase in the families of these foreigners with the rate prevailing among the native population, to give this opinion almost the curie..ey and authenticity of a proveib. An opinion thus generally dif tused i not soon or easily displaced Irom the popular mind. The Germans came later; they went largely to other portions of the country, where the rate of increase ir. the native population was more rapid than In the communities to which the Irish tended, where, consequently, the contrast between native and foreign habits was much less strik ing, and where, moreover, speculations on the laws of population were not much in dulged in. Hence it is that the belief first Ibrmcd in respect to this matter has no gen erally held its plac**, and that it is so common to speak of the inci ease of our Irish citizens as transcending that of any other por ion of our population. It is the object of this paper to show that the belief is a mistaken onejThat the Irish among us. as they are occupying themselves, are rot contributing to the gen eral increase of the pop. lation in a degree ex ceeding tliat of the American Germans; on tue contrary, that while, iu the absence of di rect or positive proof, absolute assurance can not be icached, the probabilities incline, and incline strongly, to the greater fecundity of the latter element.—Gen. F. ^1. Walker, in Scribner's for June. Recent Publications. Farm Ballads: B; Carltaa. The poem by which Ibis aut icr is best known, and which has t >e first place in the present volume, Is the favorite “Betsey and I are out.” "With Its si uple, pathos and plain, unexaggerated wording, it has touched a quickly responding chord of popular feeling. It has been read and recited, has gone the rounds of the press, and gained a place of its own in the literature distinctively American. Of course it is not to be expected that every poem that Mr. Carlton writes should attain equal popularity—even were this an exact test of merit; but each one possesses in great er or less degree, the tame natural power of ap reciation and description, and keen ,en»s of humor. “The Editors’ Visitors ’ i» a sketch Horn i.ature, very P.e-Rapbaelite ia realistic detail—whose truth and vig< r will be recognized by journalists everywhere. Ia short, this is a collection of yerrrt studies, sometimes homely ia detail, but possessing clearness, truth and spirit, and characteris tic of the aspects of American life which hey represent. Mr. Carleton’s f.ank, pleas ant preface, in inviting criticism, almost dis arms it—even were we disposed to express adverse opinions The volume is elegantly bound and printed, with numerous engrav ings. Published by Harper Bros., N. V. For •ale by Loring, Short and Hannon. A Nntchcil Gallic t« Earapc, This admirable guidebook is published by Messrs. Hurd A Houghton, Boston, in aa < legant, attractive and convenient torai, it* snail size, flexible t. orocco covers, good pa per and printing comb ningtoadapt it perfect ly for the use of travellers in Europe. I con tains descriptions of the princ pal points of interest in the cities and towns of Europe; and careful estimates of costs and distances, For the benefit of visitors to tb* Vienna Exposition, an account of that great enter priseis appended. Blank leave, for accounts and memoranda, and a little pocket for loose pa >ers are among the many convenient trait* o the volume. The chapter of introductory hints will he found invaluable for its clear „ .<•. good sense, and sug;estivenes*; and la numerable will be the blessings Invoked upon it benevolent compiler by grateful tourist*. In short—the book is perfect otits kind. For sale by Loring, Short A Harmon.

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