Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, May 24, 1873, Page 4

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated May 24, 1873 Page 4
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SELECTED STOR\. Young Martin and Old Martin. Young Martin was til2 son of old Marlin. • Both were blacksmiths, and plied (heir trade ( in Taektown, when there was any do- : mand; when there was none, (hey . among the iron bars in the shop, or on _ : timber threshold, “enjoyin' themselves^ ^ as they informed the passer-by death doin’ nothin’.” . , shirt-sleeves, Old Martin lived in his fla> ^'oun„ Martini and wore rusty inseparables. He j and a big jack knife « . redective mo- j picked hts teeth with whpn „ve,y> OUnMartb. wa- an everlasting talker, and . ongbow with extreme good nature. With'u'm a lie was a benefit-to please, , amaze, or instruct. At middle age he was seized with a mission, though lie did not call \ it so—packed his goods, and with his family j moved to New London, distant fifty miles. In five years he returned as unexpectedly as ' he went, unlocked his front door, made a fire of chips, bung over the tea-kettle, and sat diwn before it a happy man; and his soul hugged the forsaken Lares and Penates. Anny, bis wit, sat dumb in a corner, taking a vig irous pinch of snuff. ° “Anny,” said old Martin, “declare for’t; if you can tell me whatever we went away h *or one, shall be obleeged to you.” 'Needn i be under ony obligations to me. I am t the one to calkilate the ways of Prov idence.” J Those five > ears of absence, so to speak, were the battle-ground of old Martin’s tre mendous hair-breadth stories—concerning the Injuns, the English men of-war, the troubles in tbe Revolution, and the rise and progress, sir, of the first families in New Lon don. Young Marlin at this time was twen ty-two—slight, pale, with thin fair hair and a bo.trlijss c'.iin; but he had kind, honest eyes, and a strong manly voice. Somehow, no one doubted his good sense and good feeling. Those who laughed at him, remembering his i old whittling tricks, and his lolling against door-posts, or the fence, began to hear, and believe, that he was something more than a lazy mechanic. Taektown had advanced; there was more work to do, and it was soon comprehended that young Martin “bossed” old Martin. About this time he added to his vocabulary of wonderful tales—“What his sou could do”—“What they had thought on him when they were obleeged to leave Ne v London at dead o’ night. Martin was in such demand—plague on them New London ers.” Anny also doled her praise day and night. She flitted from neighbor to neighbor after dark, like a fat, gray owl, or stood at her porch door of mornings clacking like a moth erly hen. “As good a cretur as ever trod in shoe leather” was Martin! She told the man that eame along with quinces and fall tur nips that she knew he wasn’t as pretty as a pictur, but the marrer on him was good. When he had the scarlet fever, she thought the Lord had called for him; but she be lieved the warm baths had saved him, though he was a runt of a hoy. People were attracted by old Martin’s manner. He was strangely silent, yet he ap peared on the point of bursting; he winked and nodded, went from store to store, moving his head from side to side, and making mys terious grimaces, as if some moment was at hand when everybody would be astonished. His secret was revealed the day the frame of a new shop was raised below the ship-yard on the shore. How he trotted up and down the one main street of Taektown, where all the •tores were, and all the horses tied, and the oxen swinging through with their various loads! “My son dul that, he made everybody hear, pointing to the frame. “How New London has missed it! But, Lord, they couldn’t keep him! And Tacktown is going to be a big place.” Old Martin’s spectacles were dim with pride and joy. “Pooh, sir,” he cried into anybody’s face that was nearest, “I ain’t going to give up vet. Martin, says he to me, says he, ‘father, ’taint necessary for you to give another blow to the anvil. Cut up your leather apron to mencthe jints in the hen-house door, or the pig-sty.’ But I’m as capable as ever; I won’t eat my son's earnings yet. To describe Anny's satisfaction oyer the new shop would be impossible—that new shop, with stone walls and a belfry on top! She jerspired with acute joy, and wiped her face till she believed she had the “chaps.” No matter who went by, she was ready; with the air of an orator who fixes his eyes on a distant audience, she began and continued, the motto in her mind, or rather its spirit, being that Martin must he a living remem brance to everybody. “Never did I consider Martin a forrard j child; but I ain't surprised that he should come out at the big end of the horn at last. He ain't a bright and shining light anywhere, as I knows on; but ha’ massy, do you think that there Edgar Willis can hold a candle to him, for vartu and goodness to his parents ?” The shop was finished. Old Martin tied on his apron daily, and hectored the two ap prentices with great comfort to himself. He knew in his heart of hearts that young Mar tin was the king pin; but it solaced him to play at authority with the boys, and the country folks who came to ti e shop to have a tire mended, or a horse shod. What dis courses on New London horse-shoes he gave, hammer in hand, and the hind leg of a horse! Young Martin busied himself with greater things. Ho was fortunate enough to please the first merchant in Tacktown, who had had his ship-work done elsewhere till uow. Chains, bolts, and alia ships iron gear, he eugaged of Young Martin, consider ing old Martin a doosed fool, and quite in the young man’s way. But he was compelled, in spite of himself, to compare young Mar tin’s filial obedience with that of his own son—the gay Edgar Willis, the beau par ex cellence of Tacktown. Young Martin was ■ not particularly respectful to bis father, in words, but perfectly so in feeling and man ner. “There, old man,” he often said, “dry up yoursass; you make me sick” —accompany ing these words with a pleasant smile, and a lap on old Martin’s back, which, if the old man had been a Frenchman, would have made him bestow a kiss on young Martin’s face. Sometimes, when he thought the old man tired, he said, “Go home, dad, and tell mother I, want a short-cake for supper; you’ve been in the shop long enough. Wash up, you are as black as the ace of spades; and if you ain’t white we can’t go to Mrs. Willis’s party to-night.” Which was a great Joke, as they were not invited. Old Martin’s “Ho, ho,” and “Ha, ha,” would last him the way home. Philosophers might take a lesson from the conduct of this foolish old pair, so devoutly believing in young Martin’s hope of the short-cake sup per. “Father, I’ve a mine to cut into a ham. It is sharp to-day; he may have an edge to his appetite.” “Well, Anny, if you’ll brile it; otherwise ’tain’t worth "while to cut into a whole ham.” “See here, now. My quince jelly—I do believe you have most forgot the taste of that. Besides, they tell me it is sovereign good to clear the throat. Singing-school to-night, you know.” “Talking about a Tacktown band, they be. Where's my old fiddle?” “Sho, old man.” “I was going on to say,” added old Mar tin, testily, “when you must needs put your oar in—that Martin might like it.” “No, indeed; he is going to blow on some thing-—an offglide, I think he said.” “Why, they had ’em in New London as thick as blackberries, a blowing away at one time’ man and boy, like—like anything.” “Now, father,” said the cunning Anny, “Martin might not like to hear of their being so plenty; for, says he to me, ‘Mother, I don’t know what folks will say when my instru ment comes from Boston!’’ “You don’t say,” answered old Martin, de lighted. “Of course it won’t do to say a word; and mind your eye, old woman—clack Is clack.” But the next day old Martin was afflicted with another mystery, which broke like a boil when the stage-driver handed from his box a huge bundle in green flannel to young Martin, who was in waiting. It contained an opbicleide—a dreadful instrument—but it filled old Martin’s soul with awe and de light. “What ails you, father?” asked young Martin. “You look as if you had catched something.” “Do let it out, Martin.” And Martin did, as full of secret delight as his father was of noisy rejoicing. The band was formed, and "after a sum mer s practice it played one quickstep, a march, and a Fisher's hornpipe; it they went „„.=seve^ winter quarters, to learn cotillion I1, was a sight to behold young Mar ophicleide; as he was a slight, nttu the effect remin<led one of a da tnous w^a,big 'lo11' Hewas very in SkTlt f 1,18 Practice, playing off nl^Mirs 4 ThT0’ in hi3 little room, »^tfi£rfiilThTullws of the instrument Were teartui. its bi q q woo ,, - Auny that she tied a thick handkerchief over her ears, pretending she had the earache - but old Martin was game to the backbone- he kept time with a triumphant mien, although he could not tell one tune from another. An ny noticed that he was apt to go to bed in a hurried way on the nights young Martin played at home, and. contrary to his wont, buried his head beneath the bed-clothes’, which proceeding made him snore so, that one night, Anny, driven wild, exclaimed, “Why, father you beller like the off—pigs, and I wish you wouldn’t.” It seemed to her then as if the bed-clothes shook—or was it the vibration of the walls ? for that night it was a dreadful “storm and stress” period with young Mai tin. He W3S overcoming -Hull’s Victory!” From tbe window outside he was watched by a pair of irreverent young persons, who gave him up for lost, declaring him to be floored, after some involuntary escape of sound. Little did he know who was outside, The girl he ad°red, but ofwbom ^“0InhaioMwa tild? ^HMiStcomplexion, an aquill!ie nOSO' with a brilliant a‘c|eat voice, and a gay ’"Ih1-a violent contrast to him every way. Shcfwas the daughther of a rich farmer, who lived on Tacktown Neck, three miles from the village so secluded a place that when Matilda C line up to the Shore, as the village was call ed, she felt a metropolitan excitement; there was zest in ch irch-going and singing-school; and a stray lecture, or a dance, was just abso lute satisfaction. Young Martin had always known her, or thought so, till she burst in upon all his awakened senses one night at the singing school; but he had never addressed a word to her. She knew him quite as well, and nad never bestowed a thought upon him! 1-now i ya aUgh’ and alas! did he but u'mL’ was. now laughing at him. Edgar \\ tills was witn her, and he was making him , 'vitty at young Martin's expense. The house stood in the angle of two streets; there was a yard in front, with a picket fence round it. The side street was a dark, crooked road, with houses scattered along it, and ending in a broad field which had that very afternoon been the scene of the performance of a travel ing circus, attended by Matilda. The wag ons were now loading, and from time to lime one of them thundered by, and turning the sharp cornet by old Martin’s house, passed through the main street fronting the harbor, and so out of the village. There had been some fighting among the men, and much sav age swearing over the heavy loading of the wagons, till the proprietor who happened to he partially intoxicated, lost patience, He struck with his whip at one of the drivers, who iustautly jumped into his seat, and, swearing be would take no more on, lashed his horses into a gallop along the road. The proprietor sprang into his buggy, and dashed after him, with the intention of stopping liis wagon. Martin heard the noise, opened his window and ran down stairs. As short as the distance was between the door and the i gate of the little yard, he never forgot the | scene. The harbor below the street lay white in moonlight, its silver sheet unruffled by a single breeze. A wagon lurched round the corner, and rolled by. He heard a scream, and saw a figure flying over the fence—safe inside,—Edgar Willis,—then he saw a bugey swaying toward Matilda; he cried out in ter ror, seized her in his arms and almost threw her over the fence toward Edgar. Then he picked up the proprietor, who was thrown out, but not nearly so much injured as his carriage and horse were. Anny came to the door in perturbation, and begged everybody to come light in, while old Martin hardly awake to the state of things, murmured that he guessed New London would have some thing to answer for arter this. Edgar Willis declined, muttered something about attend ing to the proprietor, and, glad to be intimate with a celebrated man, offered him his ser vices. Matilda, wondering whether young Martin had observed his cowardice, could not help altering a proverb for his benefit. “I have heard,” she said ‘‘about people laughing on the wrong side of their month, and now I am going to laugh on the right side of the fence.” “I thought the wagon fellow did not see us and I sprang over without knowing it hardly, Matilda. I could have helped you; but, good gracious, you never could have expected me to lift your weight over the fence. I am not a blacksmith. l Hat speech killou au the ncues ana uniny position of the Willis family forever with Ma tilda. She turned to Anny, young Martin still standing beside her in silence, and, as Edgar Willis walked slowly down the street, said, “I will go in, Mrs. Pell, for a few min utes. I think your son must be used up, try ing to put me over the lence. You did it like lightning,” turning her face toward him. “You see, my son strikes when the iron is hot,” said old Marttn. “He did so when he was in New London.” Young Martin put his hand on his father’s shoulder; the gesture was enough,—old Martin was mum from that moment. “Mother,” asked young Martin, “can’t you give Miss North wood some refreshment? “Oh 1 am so put by! What will you have —a cup of tea?” “Nothing in the world, thank you. Do you suppose that my brother William will hear anything from Mr. Willis, and bring the wagon for me ? I expected to meet him at Mrs. Miller’s about this time.” “Martin might go round with you,” said Anny. “I am afraid yonr folks way down on the Neck will worry if you are late. I should worry, ifl had such a darter out all alone.” The sharp old woman looked at young Mar tin. and he knew’ that then and there she had divined his hopeless secret. Matilda, also, intercepted these glances, and was astonished and disturbed, Was a circus man to be thrown out of his buggy at Mr. Pell’s door, that she might discover a secret impossible to learn otherwiseb What did it mean ? Young Martin, too was miserably flustered; he had a painful sense of his mean home, the home liness of his mother, the commonness of his father. Not in this fashion would he have selected to make Matilda’s acquaintance. A shade fell upon them all. Old Martin got up for his pipe, also embarrassed. Young Mar tin, telling him to sit still, found it, and held a match for him to light it. Well, it was something to see this little fellow so gentlt, and through goodness so refined, Matilda thought, rising to go. She held her hand out to Mrs. Pell, and then kissed her. There were tears in Matilda’s eyes; why, no mortal could guess. ‘ Shall I wait upon you to Mrs. Miller’s” asked Martin, simply. “If-you please.’’ And the pair walked down the yard. Mrs. Pell saw with a kind of dismay that Matilda’s bonnet was just above young Martin’s flat cap. “I wish, father, he had on his tall hat,” she said. Old Martin pounded his knee with his fist, and broke his pipe. “Lord, I used to smash pipes in New Lon don. But it’s no use, Anny, we ain’t high enough up in the world for them North woods. Martin must have blowed out his wits with that darned offclide; he has gone from one big thing to another, and now it he ain’t try ing te reach up to that six-foot gal.” “I’ll tell you what he's got to. He put that gal over our fence when he thought she was in danger, when that Edgar Willis jump ed ever, and left her behind him. Old Martin’s cup was full. He could say nothing, but stared at the fire till Anny be gan to be alarmed. Then he said, solemnly, “Suppose I go there.” “Where upon arth, father ?” “To New London, to tell ’em this cercum stanee, you know. There was a man there who used to advise me on jest sich pints.” Anny put old Martin to bed at once, with a spoonful of picra and gin, and he was him self the next day. Matilda shook hands with young Martin at the Millers’ door, and saying the simplest thing she could conjure up, told him that but for his impulse that night she might have been much farther off—and showed him the skirt of her dress; there was a rent in it which turned him cold to look at. “Yes,” he replied, “I thought the horse was bearing down on you when I caught you. Oh, heavens 1” and he clapped his hands to gether with passion—“I am all gratitude.— But you mustn’t thank me. Yes you may— but i only did what I ought to have done for any helpless person.” “And Edgar Willis?” “He is not a blacksmith, and is to be ex cused.” This was Martin’s first sarcasm. “Well, good night”—and Matilda put out her hand again; she only felt the very tips of his fingers, and could not decide whether his hand was rougher than her father's. She was silent on the way home; her brother en tertained her with an account of the circus trouble and upset. lie had seen Edgar Willis with the man that had been turned out of his buggy, and he could not tell which looked the most scared. The world went on the same afterward. Martin drove work like the very old chepi, old Martin remarked to Anna; but he fell off on his musical evenings, appearing restless of nights, and went about more. One night he brought home a bran new'suit of clothes, with a blue neck-tie, and told his mother that he had joined the Cotillion party. Every week there was to be one, and he had en gaged to play the band alternate weeks; the other nights he should go on the floor. “Now who was that plaguy chap in New London.” said old Martin, musingly—“who used to cut such tremenjis pigeon-wings ?” “Martin,” said his mother, sadly, “I al most wish father and I had stayed in New London; it might have forraded your plans, and you been the better for it. I feel as if we was your drawbacks—and how conld we help being poor ignorant creeturs ? And oh. Mar tin, I see as how you are eddicating yourself; we did not think of doing so, and I don’t know how to make things out.” “You sse,” interpolated old Martin, “he has got stamini, and status, and a sinking fund of character, which we haven’t.” “Never you mind, old man—got bacca, haven’t you? Smoke it. Mother, jist go right on helping me. It’s all right, I tell you. Where’s my,biled shirt?” Unfortunately, at the first party Martin played, perched upon the little platform be hind one fiddle, a clarionet, and a flute, he looked very small and his dreadful instru ment very large. It was remarked how very mildly young Martin played that night. Somebody told Matilda Northwood that he was staring his head off at her. “My,” exclaimed another, “if the musi cians are going in for staring, Tilly will have conniptions.” “By no means,” calmly replied Matilda, turning her full regards upon Martin, who did not happen to be playing at that momeut. His quiet, lair face was flushed, and his fair hair, brushed off his forehead, was curly with he heat. He was dressed like a gen tleman, too; she *hought bis dress as wel1 fit ting as that ot Edgar Willis, though the tail j ors were not the same. Martin shivered at ; her glance, then he looked back and gave her i a grave bow in return for hers, ne was mel ! aueholy, and reflected upon what his mother had said; it was all true. The only way her father (meaning Matilda’s) would allow him ‘ to approach her would be with money, and by the time he had earned enough, somebody 5 “ te her husband. More than once ?hat L ?k?d ln hl9 direct‘0n, and perceived SSfJhS.W W.aS“ot inhi3 Playing He was v al hcr> 110 wight burst into tears if he did, she looked so pretty and he was so tar from her. She danced every set, ot course. Once, when the company was marching round the hall, she came with her partner close to the9ide of the platform, and stood for a moment near him. He heard her say that she was tired, and warm, and didn’t think it was so very pleasant after all. Mar tin felt so comforted that a great gulp came in bis throat, so loud that the Flute looked at him, and asked if that ’ere offclide wasn’t pulling him down. “Shut up, you fool,” answered Martin, “or I’ll pitch you headlong into the middle of the next dance.” Matilda heard this, and she felt better, too. She admired pluck, and every time she came near this little tellow he gave her an instance of it. The second party young Martin joined as a dancer. Nobody knew where he had learned to dance at all; but no man went through his paers with more grace. “He learned on the anvil, and old Martin made him dance on the hot iron, I suppose,” sneered Edgar Willis. “Down in New London, maybe,” laughed another. “I wish,” said Matilda Northwood to Ed gar Willis, “that Martin Pell heard your speech; but there is no fence for you here.” ‘ Well, Tilly, if you are going to keep on punishing me I must bear it; a fellow can’t always control his nerves,” he answered. “Your preserver is close by, I see; goiHg to take him out?” Matilda wa stung. Martin kept aloof, and she understood that the advance must come from her. Martin was on the alert, and at a motion from her, he was bowing and asking her for the next set. It was an ordeal for him. Matilda was at the head of the hail, above the salt which divided those ‘ who worked for their living,” and those who had money enough to live without actual labor. The male and female ancestor of every per son in Tacktown was a laborer or tradesman of some sort; but, there was not common sense enough for anybody to blow those airs away, till Matilda and young Martin did that night. “Whereshall we take our places?” asked Martin, very pale, and his lips shut so tight, and his eyes so determined, that Matilda’s heart beat with pleasure. She knew he could be tested. “At the head of the first set,” There they stood, the first couple on the floor—all eyes upon them. Matilda kept her face toward him, and smiled resolutely. Her spirit passed into his. He grew. She was fluttering her fan carelessly. “Let me fan you,” he said, and took it from her, and no polite dandy could have flitted it with mote grace than our young Martin; he twirled it first before her face, and then bestowed a whiff upon his own. “Well, I never!” gasped the lookers-on. “Should think his face would burn! Just like Matilda Northwood to amuse herself so.” But Edgar Willis did not agree to this; he felt she was in earnest. They were well aware, Matilda and Martin, that they were the objects of criticism. As the sets slowly formed, they ventured to look into each oth er's eyes. Martin’s face flushed, and he did not feel quite so self-possessed. Matilda went pale, but each knew that the look exchanged happiness. She wore a pretty bracelet. “How would yon like to have me forge you one?” he asked, as she twisted it round her wrist. “I will wear it she ans wered. “What if it be of iron, and I could give you ornaments of no ether sort ?” “All the same.” “Oh, Matilda, be careful, I can bear but little.” She took the fau now, and somehow their hands touched. “Not from me, Martin? I might ask you to bear a great deal from me.” The tender accent of her voice was unmis takable. She kept her face concealed from the crowd with her handkerchief, aud Martin stood very near her, almost face to face; in fact, they were as much alone as if they were in the- wilderness which blossoms as the rose. Ths heart alone knows how to discover that matchless solitude where love is first revealed. Again he began, and so did the violins and flutes. “The other day, when I went over to Beg ham for this suit of party clothes, I made a resolution. I put something in this vest pocket, and determined that if ever you would dance with me, 1 would offer it to you, and that if you refused me, I would never wear the suit, nor dance, again.” He was so nervous that he put his hand to his neck-tie, as if he would denude himself of the Nessus apparel at once. Matilda was nev er so moved.* Every demonstration that this obscure little young Martin made pleased her more and more. She slyly put out her hand to take his gift. It was a ring and he not only slipped it into her hand, but on her fin ger. It was a pretty ring, too,—an emerald circled with pearls. “You know what I mean,” he whispered. “How becoming your suit is,” she answer ed; “do wear it. The next dance is yours— ‘Hull’s Victory’—and the next— “All, Matilda?” “Every one.” “Balances!” shouted the conductor. —From the Aldine for June. HENRY CLEWS & CO., ” 33 WALL STREET, NEW YORK, Offer for srIc a limited number of the FIRST MORTGAGE 7 PER CENT, CON VERTIBLE SINKING FUND GOLD BONDS — OP THE — Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Min nesota Railway Line. At 90 and Rccmed interest in currency. At which i>rice they yield over 9 per cent., and arc strongly recommended as a Safe and Profitable Investment. This Railway is a corporation organized under the laws of the State of Iowa, which is the most prosper ous State in the Northwest, being the only State in the Union free from debt. 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All marketable securities taken in exchange at cur rent prices, without commission. For sale in Portland by Robt. A. Rird, 07 Exchange Street. ap26dtf City ot Portland. In Board of Mator and Aldermen, I May 12, 1873. ] ORDERED, That the City Clerk give notice to all parties interested by publishing a copy of this order in the ‘Portland Daily Press’7 of this city for three weeks successively, that this Board on Monday, the 2d day of June next, at 71 o’clock, P. M., at the Alderman’s Reom 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, from High to State street. Brcwu street, from Congress to Cumberland street. Doering street, from State to Avon street. Washington street, from Cumberland to Congress street. Mayo street, from Oxford to Cumberland street. Oxford street, from Anderson to Washington street. St. John street. 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CUMBEBLAND, 88: To the Honorable the County Commis sioners for the County of Cumberland t RESPECTFULLY represents the Boston & Maine Railroad, a corporation duly existing by law, that. Whereas, said Corporation was empowered by laws of the said State, and by act approved by the Gov ernor thereof February 17th, 1871, to extend, locate and construct its railroad from some convenient point on its then road in the towns of Berwick or South Berwick, thence thiough intervening towns and cities to some convenient point in the city of Portland; and, whereas, said corporation has made the survey required by said act, aud the said railroad extension has been located according to the descrip tion thereof in said act, and within the time required by said act; and, whereas, the locations thereof with in the city of Pori land have been filed with the Coun ty Commissioners for said County of Cumberland, and have been by said Commissioners approved; and ordered to be recorded, and have been duly recorded a3 follows:—1The first location February 6th, A. D. 1872; the second location February 7th, A. D. 1872; the third location February 14th, A. D. 1872, and the fourth location February 16th, A. D, 18'»2, all which appears more fully by the certified copies of the same hereto annexed aud made a part of this petition. All the persons who at the times of sakl several locations were owners of, or had any interest in any of the real estate taken by any of said locations are the following:—Joseph Lindsay and others unknown, heirs of William Lindsay, John Neal, Thomas Bar ker, Mrs. Mary Merrill, Nehemiah C. Rice, Portland Gas Light Co., Charles N. Bean, Abby A. Steele, Martha T. Abb tt and Edwin Hale Abbott devisees of Eben Steele, Portland Glass Works, Portland, Saco & Portsmouth Railroad Co., John W. Lane, Al bert D. Walker, JoReph Walker, James McGlinehy and Charles B. Walker, Dawson McGlincby, William H. Dyer, Mrs. A. A. Mayo, George H. Saville. Thom as McCarthy, Stephen K. Dyer. City of Portland. Daniel F. Emery, Thomas H. W'eston, Cumberland & Oxford Canal Corporation. Mrs. Harriet J. Pope, Mrs. Thomas H. Weston, and other p rsons to the Boston & Maine Railroad unknown. Now, therefore, said Corporation hereby applies to your Honors to estimate the damages to be paid by the said Railroad for all the real estate taken by said locations or any of them. BOSTON & MAINE RAILROAD. By W. L. PUTNAM, their Attorney, Anil now comes the Boston and Maine Railroad, a Corporation duly established by law of the State of Maine, by virtue of the authority of the law of the State ana that conferred upon it by a charter,granted by Act of Legislature of this State, and approved by the Governor February 17th, 1871, and having made the survey requi ed by said charter by its President and Engineer, now file? the following location in ac cordance with the description in said charier and which is the route of the Extension, which the said Engineer particularly surveyed and submitted for ap proval, at the meeting of the Directors of said Cor poration. held the twenty-third day of September, 1871, ana which is a continuation of the line describ ed in the location filed and approved by the Honor able the Commissioners for the Couuty of Cumber land, December 26k 1871, to wit: Beginning at a point in the line of said Extension in the town of Cape Elizabeth, designated in said ap proved location as Station 2216, thence continuing the curve to the right with a radius of two thousand and twenty-two (2022) tcet, eleven hundred sixty (1160) feet to Station 2227 plus 60, thence N. 82 deg. 46 min. E. (all the courses herein mentioned being magnetic) twenty-eight hundred (2800) feet to Station 2255 plus 60, thence curving to the right with a radi us of thirteen hundred seventy-five (1375) feet), six hundred eighty (680) feet, to Station 2262 plus 40; thence S. 67 dog. E. two hundred and forty-eight (248) feet to Station 2264 plus 88; thence curving to the left with a radius of thirty-eight hundred seventy-five (3875) feet, six hundred fifty-one (651) feet to Station 2271 plus 39, thence N. 86* deg. E., seven hundred seventy-nine (779) feet to Station 2280 plus 8; thence on a curve to the left w ith a radius of fifty-seven hundred thirty (5730) feet, four hundred six (406) feet to Station 2284 plus 15; thence N. 82* deg. E. nine hundred seventy (970) feet to Station 2293 plus 85; thence curving to the left with a radius of twenty eight hundreu sixty-five (2865) feet, three hundred seventy (370) feet to Station 2297 plus 55: thence N. 75 deg. E eight hundred forty-seven (847) feet to Sta tion 2306 plus 2; thence curving to tho left with a ra dius of nine hundred fifty-five (955) feet five hundred forty-three feet (543) to Station 2311 plus 45; thence N. 42 deg. E. eighteen hundred sixty (1860) feet to Station 2330 plus 5, t Maple Street in the city of Portland. Taking a strip of /id with all the materials in and upon the same fov (4) rods in width of which the foregoing line as n *w staked out is the centre line throughout with tne exceptions hereinafter specifi cally mentiened and such other exceptions as may be pointed out to the Honorable Commissioners, and more spe ideally described in a schedule hereafter to be fllea herewith. Said line passes through and said location takes the land with all the materials in and upon the same of Portland Rolling Mills; Heirs of N. Dyer, Mrs. Raymond, R. Cram, Portland, Saco, and Portsmouth Railroad Company, Mrs. Ingraham, J. W. Lane, Hiram Brooks, N. C. Rice, J. G. True & Co., H. N. Jose, P. C. Hersey, J. B. Brown, Portland Gas Company, and the land of some other persons whose names said Corporation has been unable as yet to ascertain. At a meeting of the Directors of the Boston and Maine Railroad, September 23,1871, the following vote was passed: “ Voted, That the route of the extension of this Road in Maine, which the Engineer has particularly surveyed * * * * be, ana is adopted.” Boston and Maine Railroad Extension. Schedule of Variations in width from the four (4) rods, being the exceptions above referred to. Increase of Diminished Remarks, width in ft. width in ft. Stations. Rt. Lt. Rt. Lt. Side Tracks 2216 16 114 and Materials. 2219190 16 114 - — Do. 2220 — 114 25 — Do. 2221 — 114 25 — Do. 222115 — 114 17 — Do. 2222 — 114 15 — Do. 2222t90 - 114 15 — Do. 2223 — 114 — — Do. 2233 — 114 — — Do. 2236 — — — — 2260 — — — “ 2261 10 10 — — Excavation. 2266 10 10 — — 2267 — 20 — — Excavation. 2272 — 35 — — Do. 2275 — 50 — — Do. 2277 — 50 — — Do. 2281 — 50 — — Side tracks & Ma 2290 — 100 — — terials. 2296 — 27 — — Excavations, side 2299t70 33 20 — — tracks & materials. 2300 20 20 — — Do. 2306f60 20 20 2307 U3 0 10 2307130 6 10 2307132 — — — 10 2308165 — — 5 17 2309146 11 11 3 3 2310130 — 11 3 — 2310140 — 11 — — 231H50 — 11 — — 2311160 — 17 — — 2312140 - 30 — — 2314 — 40 — — 2315112 — 35 — — 2316 — 35 — — 2316115 — 15 — — 2317 — — — — 2319 — — — — 2320140 90 50 — — Dei>ot Grounds. 2322 90 30 - — Do. 2324150 90 40 — — Do. 2326 80 57 — — Do. 2330t5 — 170 — — Do. Boston and Maine Railroad by N. G. WHITE, President. Henry Bacon, Engineer. The foregoing was received, filed and entered on the sixth day or February, 1872, and by the County Commissioners, approved and ordered to be recorded the same day. Attest: D. TV. FESSENDEN, Clerk. Note. In the schedule the side line from station to station, as given, w’ll be straight excepting when the main line is curved, in which case the direction will vary with the curve. If, for example, two sta tions are given, with an increase of width right and left of five feet and twenty-five feet at a half way in termediate point, the increase of width will be fifteen leet, whether the main line is curved or straight. And now comes the Boston and Maine Railroad, a Corporation duly established by law of the State of Maine by virtue of the authority of the law of the State of Maine, and that conferred upon it by a char ter granted by Act of Legislature of this State and approved by the Governor, February 17th, 1871, and having made tho survey required by said charter byi n President and w files the following locauo in accordance with the description in said charter, and which is the route of the Extension which the said Engineer particularly surveyed, and submitted for approval at the meeting oi the Directors of said Cor poration, held the seventh day of February, 1872, and which is a continuation of the line described in the location fllefl and approved by the Honorable the Commissioners for the County or Cumberland, De cember 26,1871, to wit: beginning at a point in the line ot said Extension in the town of Cape Elizabeth, designated in said approved location as Station 2216; thence continuing the curve to the right with a radi us of two thousand and twenty-two (2022) feet, eleven hundred and sixty feet (1160) feet to Station 2227 plus 60; thence N. 82 deg. 46 min. E^all the cours es herein mentioned being magnetic). Twenty eight hundred feet (2800) to Station 2255 Dlus 60; thence curving to the right with a radius of thirteen hun dred and seventy-five (1375) feet, six hundred eighty (680) feet to Station 2262 plus 40: thence south 67 deg. E. two hundred forty-eight (248) feet to Station 2264 plus 88; thence curving to the left with a radius of thirteen hundred and seventy-five (1375) feet,six hun dred fifty-one (651) feet,to Station 2271 plus 49; thence N. 86} deg. E. seven hundred seventy-nine (779) feet to Station 2280 plus 8; thence on a curve to the left with a radius of fifty-seven hundred thirty (5730) feet, four hundred and six (406) feet, to Station 2284 plus 15; thence N. 82} deg. E. nine hundred seventy (970) leet, to Station 2293 plus 85; thence curving to the left with a radius of twenty-eight hundred sixty five (2865) feet, three hundred seventy (370) feet to Station 2297 plus 55; thence N. 65 deg. E. eight hundred forty-seven (847) feet, to Station

2306 plus 2; thence curving to the left wfth a radius ot nine hundred fifty-five feet (955), five hundred forty three (54t) feet to Station 2311 plus 45; thence N. 42 E. eighteen hundred sixty (1860) feet, to Station 2330 plus 5, at Maple Street, in the City of Portland, tak ing a strip of land with all the materials in and upon the same, four (4) rods in width, ot which the fore going lino as now staked out, is the centre line throughout, with the exceptions hereinafter specifi cally mentioned, and such other exceptions as may be pointed out to the Honorable Commissioners, and more specifically described in a schedule hereafter to be filed herewith. Said line passes through and said location takes the land with all the materials in and upon the same of Portland Rolling Mills, heirs of N. Dyer, Mrs. Raymond. R. Cram, Portland, Saco and Portsmouth Railroad Company, Mrs. Ingraham, J. W. Lane, Hiram Brooks, N. C. Rice, J. G. True & Ce., H. N. Jose, P. C. Hersey, J. B. Brown, Portland Gas Company, and the land of some other persons whose names said Corporation has been unable as yet to ascertain At a meeting of the Directors of the Boston and Maine Railroad, Februaiy 7th 1872, the following vote was passed, to wit: “ Voted, That the foregoing location reported by the Engineer between Station 2216 in the town of Cape Elizabeth. Cumberland County, State of Maine and Station 2330 plus 5 in the city of Portland in said county and State, be, and is hereby adopted, and made the location of the Boston and Maine Railroad between said Stations, and that the President be and he hereby is authorized to authenticate the same by his signature and cause the same to be filed and ap proved according to law.” Boston and Maine Railroad Extension Schedule of Variations in width from the four (4) rods being the exceptions above referred to. Increase of Diminished Remarks, width in ft. width in It. Stations. Rt. Lt. Rt. Lt. Side tracks and 2216 16 114 — materials. 2219190 16 114 — - Do. 2220 - 114 25 — Do. 2221 — 114 25 — Do. 2221+5 - 114 17 - Do 2222 — 114 15 - Do* 2222+90 - 114 15 - Do* 2223 - 114 - - Do* 2233 - 114 - - Do] 2236 — — — 0 2260 — — — _ IS ll ll Z Z Excavation. 2272 - 33 I I Excavation. 2275 — 51) — _ Do.’ 2277 — 50 — _ Do. 2281 — 50 — _ Side tracks and ma 2290 — 100 — — materials. 2296 — 27 — — Excavations, side tracks & materials. 2299170 33 20 — - Excavation. 2300 20 20 — — Do 2306t60 29 20 — — 2307113 _ _ 6 10 2307t30 - - 6 10 2307t32 — — — }J 2308165 — 5 17 2309t46 — 11 3 — 2310130 — 11 3 — 2310t40 _ 11 — — 231 Lt O — J1 — — 2311t60 — 17 — — 2312140 — 30 — — 2314 - 40 _ _ 2315112 — 35 _ _ 2316 — 35 — _ 2316U5 — 15 _ __ 2317 — — — _ 2319 — -v — — : 5 : : Dopotoc„dB. 2324150 90 40 — — Dn 2326 80 57 - - dX' 233015 - 170 — - Do'. Boston and Maine Railroad, bv N. O. WHITE, President. HENRY BACON; Engineer. The foregoing was received, filed and entered Feb ruary 7tb, 1872, and by the County Commissioners approved and ordered to be recorded. Attest: D. W. FESSENDEN, Clerk. Note.—In the schedule the side lines from station to station, as given will lie Biraight excepting when the main line Is curved, iu which case the direction will vary with the curvo. If, for example, two sta tions are given with an increase of width right and left, by five feet and twenty-five feet at a half way intermediate point, the increase of width will be flf. teen feet, whether the main line is curved or straight. And now comes tne Boston and Maine Railroad, a corporation duly established by law of the State of Maine by virtue of the authority of the law of the State of Maine and that conferred upon it by a char er granted by Act of Legislature of this Si ate and approved by the Governor, February 17tb. 1871, and having made the survey lequired by said charter, by its President and Engineer, now files the follow ing location in accordance with the description in said charter, being a location of land for side Lacks, beginning at a point in the centre line of the location filed February 7th, 1872, at a point where the said center line crosses the easterly line of State street in the City of Portland, thence north 65$ deg. east, (magnetic) 570 feet to the southeasterly side of Com mercial street taking land for said side tracks thirty thn e (33) feet wide each side of the line, excepting that no land shal Ibe taken on the southeasterly side of Commercial street Boston and Maine Railroad, by N. G. WHITE,'President. HENRY BACON, Engineer. At a meeting of the Directors of the Boston and Maine Railroad, February, 14th, 1872, the following vote was passed—to wit: “Voted that the foregoing location for side tracks, as reported by the Engineer, between the easterly side of State street, and the southeasterly side of Commercial street, in the city of Pori land, in the State of Maine, be. and is herebv adopted, and made the location of tne Boston and Maine Railroad for side tracks between the points described, and that thi President be, and lie hereby is authorized to authenticate the same by his signa ture and cause the same to be filed and approved ac cording to law.” A true copy of record, C. P. JUDD, Clerk. The foregoing was received, filed and entered Feb ruary t4th, 1872, and by the County Commissioners approved, and ordered to be recorded. Attest: D. W. FESSENDEN, Clerk. And now comes the Boston aud Maine Railroad, a corporation duly established by law of the State of Maine by virtue of the authority of the law of the State of Maine, aud that conferred upon it by a charter, granted by Act of Legislature of the State of Maine and approved by the Governor, on Febru ary 17th, 1871, and having made the survey required by said charter, by its President and Engineer, now files the following location in accordance with the description in said charter, and which is the route of tho Extension, which the said Engineer particularly surveyed and submitted for approval at the meeting of the Directors of said corporation, held on the fif teenth day of February 1872, and which is, a continu ation of the line described in the location filed and approved by the Honorable the Commissioners for the County of Cumberland, February 7th, 1872. Also necessary tracks and also the locations designa ted on the plan annexed and marked A (which plan is made a part of this location) for necessary tracks and side tracks, depots, wood sheds, repair shops and car, engine and freight houses and materials— to wit: beginning at a point on the line of said exten sion in the city of Portland, where tho said line inter sects the westerly side of Maple street designated in said approved location as Station 2330 plus 05; thence south 68$ deg. east (magnetic) fifty-four feet: thence north 68 deg. east (magnetic) one hundred and fifty-four feet to the southeasterly side of Com mercial street, taking a strip of land thirty feet wide on each side of said line excepting, that no land shall be taken on the southeasterlv side of Commercial street. And a location for necessary tracks beginning at a point on the centre line of the location fifed February 7th, 1872, at the point where the said centre line crosses the westerly line of High street, in the city of Portland. Thence north 57 deg. east (magnetic), tivo hundred and sixty feet to the southeasterly side of Commercial street, trking land for said tracks thirty-five feet wide, each side or said line excepting that no land shall be taken on tho southeasterly side of Commercial street. Boston and Maine Railroad by N. G. WHITE, President. HENRY BACON, Engineer. At a meeting of the Directors of the Boston and Maine Railroad February 15tb, 1872, the following vote was passed to wit: Voted, that the foregoing Locations reported by tho Engineei, from Maple Street to the southeasterly side of Commercial Street, and for necessary tracks from the westerly side of High Street to the south easterly side of Commercial Street, and for necessary tracks, side tracks, depots, wood sheds, repair shops, car and engine and freight houses and materials, all being in the city of Portland and State ot Maine be, and is hereby adopted, and that the President be, and hereby is authorized to authenti cate the same by his signature, and cause the same to be filed and approved according to law. A true copy of record. C. P. JUDD, Clerk. The foregoing and plan annexed, were filed and I received February 16th, 1872, and by the County Commissioners approved and ordered to be recorded. Attest: D. W. FESSENDEN, Clerk. Portland, Foby. 19,1873. 1 Clerk’s Office Co. Com. Cumberland Co. I In testimony that the foregoing arc true copies of the locations of the Boston and Maine Railroad, I hereunto set mv hand and affix the seal of said Court. D. W. FESSENDEN, Clerk, [l. s.] STATE OF MAINE. Cumberland, ss: At the Court of County Commissioners begun and held at Portland, within and for the County of Cumberland, on the first Tuesday of January. A. D. 1873, to wit: at an adjournment thereof held at said Portland on the sixth day of May, A. D. 1873. On the foregoing Petition of the Boston & Maine Railroad by their Attorney, W. L. Putnam, praying said County Commissioners to estimate the damages sustained by John Lindsey and others as represented in the foregoing petition, in consequence of the loca tion of said Railroad over their land, Ttieas Ordered, That the said Commissioners will meet at their office in Portland on the eleventh day of June, A. D. 1873, at ten o’clock A. 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THE undersigned have this day formed a conait nershlp under the uame of RANDALL & McALISTER, and will continue the business of dealers in COAL & WOOD at the old stand ol the late firm of RANDALL, MCALLISTER Jfc CO., 60 Commercial St. wil I settle all demands of the late firm ot Randall, McAllister A Co. JOHN F. RANDALL. _ , HENRY, F. MCALLISTER. Portland. March 27th. 1873. mar29dtf A Fine Business Opening FOR a young or middle aged man of unexceptiona ble character. Experienced accountant and one thousand dollars capital. Investigation is Invited Address Box 2MS Portland Me. novtltf STEAMERS. Norfolk and Baltimore and Washington, U. C. Steamship Line. Steamships of this Line sail from end of Central Wharf, Boston, vSKraSSfe.*" NO,!FOLK anJ _ _ w Steamship:— “ William Lawrence.” Capt. W. A. HalleU “ William Crane,” Capt. Solomon Howe* “Georue Appold” Capt. Winslow LovcUmi. “Rlackstone” Capt. Geo. H. liallett. “ William Kennedy,” Capt, Henry D. Foster •‘AfcC/eMaw/’Capt. F. M. Ilowen. Freight forwarded troin Norfolk to Washington Steamer Lady ot the Lake. Freight forwarded from Norfolk to Tettrsburq and Richmond, by river or rail: ami by the Va. & Teun Air Line io ail joints in Virginia, Tennessee, Ala bama and Georgia; and over the Seaboartl and Roa noke R. R. to all points in North ami South Carolina by the Balt. & Ohio R. R. to Washington and al; Places West. Through rates given to South and Wegt. Fine Passenger aecomnocationn. i.«arfo\nclu<llu8 Berth and Meals to Norfolk #15.90 For fnlS!1”’. Ur Baltimore #15, time 05 hours. For further information apply to ,1unc2tf SAMPSON, Agent. —-“ _3.1 Central Wharf. Boston. BOS T O IST —AND— PHIL A DELPHI A Steamship Line. Leave each port every WedVy & Sat’d’y. A© Wharfage. From Long Wharf, Boston, 3 i,.m. From Fine Street Wharf, Phila delphia, at 10 a. m. • Insurance one half the rate ol i 'sailing vessels. Freight for the West by the Penn. R. R., and South by connect Ir,; lines forwarded free of Commission. PASSAGE, TEX DOLLARS. For Freight or Passage, apply to WHITNEY & SAMPSON, A genu, Jn23-ly 70 Lang Wharf, Bat ion. For Waldoboro and Damariscotta. Tho Steamer CHARLES HOUGHTON Alex. Farnbam, Jr., Master, will on and after 30th Inst., leave At -‘lantic Wharf every Wednesday at 6 o’c.ock, A. M., for Boothbay, Round Fund and Wald boro, and every Saturday at 7 o’clock A. M for Boothbay, Hogdon’s Mills and Damariscotta. Returning, will leave Damariscotta every Monday at 7 o'clock A. M., and Waldoboro, every Thursday at 6 o’clock A. M., connecting with the Railroads and Boats for Boston. Freight aud passage cheaper than by any other route. Freight received alter One O’clotk P. M.. days previous to sailing. Inquire of HARRIS, ATWOOD & CO.. 145 Commercial St. Portland, April 23,18T3._ apr2itf Maine Steamship Co NEW ARRANGEMENT. 8EMI-WEEKLY LINE Steamers Dirigo and Ftanconia will, until further notice, rnn as ■ follows: Leave Galt’s Wharf. Portland, _ every MONDAY and THURS DAY, at 3 P. M., and leave Pier 38 E. R„ New York every MONDAY and THURSDAY, at 3 P. M. ' The Dirigo and Franconia are litted up with fine accommodations for passengers, making this the most convenient and comfortable route for travelers be tween New York and Maine. Passage in State Room *5. Meals extra. Goods forwarded to and from Montreal, Quebec Halifax, St. John, and all parts of Slaine. Shippe are requested to send their freight to the Steamers as early as 4 P. M.,on the days they leave Portland. Fur Freight or Passage apply to HENRY FOX, Galt’s Wharf, Portland. J. F. AMES, Pier 38, E. R., New York. May 9-dtr__ MAIL LINE TO Halifax Nova Scotia, DIRECTI With connections to Prince Edward Is Innd and Cape Breton. TWO TRIPS PER WEEK. The new side wheel Steamship FALMOUTH. Capt. W.A. Colby, willleave Railroad wharf, Port land, every TUESDAY, at 5.30 P. M., and the CARLOTT A, Capt. E. D. Mulligan, will leave Galt wharf, everv SATUR DAY, at 5.30 P. M.. (or on arrival of train leaving Boston at noon.) FOR HALIFAX DIRECT Making close connections with the Nova Scotia Railway, for Windsor, Truro, New Glasgow and Picton, snd steamers fot Prince Edward Gland; al so at New Glasgow, N. 8., with Lindsey’s Stages for Cape Breton. RETURNING the Carlotta will leave Halifax on TUESDAYS, at 4 P. 34.. and the Falmouth on THURSDAYS, at 9 P. 31. For freight and further, information apply to J B. COYLE, Jr., Atlantic Wharf, or mari!5dtfJOHN PORTEOUS. Agent. PORTLAND - AND — PHILADELPHIA. Clyde’s Iron Line of Steamers! Running lietween Providence and Philadelphia every WED NKSDA Y and SATURDAY gives direct communication to and rom Portland and all other points in Maine, with Philadelphia andbevond. Thromzh rates are given to Philadelphia and all points reacned ;y the Penn. Central and the Phil. & Reading R. R>s., and to all the principal cities in the South and Southwest. No Wharfage. No Commission tor forwarding. Full imformation given by WALDO A. PEARCE, Agent, 124 Washington St., Boston, or J. B. COYLE Jr., Portland. WM. P. CLYDE, & CO., Gen’l Managers. Janll ly 12 So. Delaware Avenue Philadelphia. INTERNATIONAL STEAMSHIP CO. Enatporl, Cnlnis and It. John, Dixbr, Windsor and Halifax. SPRING ARRANGEMENT. TWO TRIPS PER WEEK! On and after Monday March 24tb the Steamer New York, Capt. E. B. Winchester, and the Steam ier New Brunswick, Capt. S. H. ‘Pike, will leave Railroad Wharf, foot ot State St.,^very MONDAY and THURSDAY at 6 P. M., for Eastport ana St. John. Returning will leave St. John and Eastport on the same days. Connections made at Eastport for St. Andrews, Robbiiistou, Calais. Woodstock and Houlton. Connections made at St. John for Digby, Annapo lis, Windeon,€ventville. Halifax, N. S., Shed lac, Am herst. fl^~Freiglit received on davs of sailiug until 4 o’clock P. M. marlfiislwtc A. R. STUBBS. Agent. Portland, Bangor and Machias Steamboat Co. Inside lines between Portland and Bangor, .Hi, Deaerl and UnrhinM. The Steamer CITY OF RICHMOND,' CAPTAIN C. KILBY, Will leave Railroad Wharf, every MONDAY, WED NESDAY and FRIDAY evening, at 10 o’clock. for Bangor, touching at Rockland, Camdon, Lin colnvlllo, Belfast, Searsixjrt.Sandv Point, Bucksport, Wmterport and Hampden. Returning will leave Bangor every Monday, Wed nesday and Friday morning at 6 o’clock, touching at the above named landing, arriving in Portland at 5 o clock P. M. The Steamer Lewiston. CAPT. CHARLES DEERING, _Will leave Railroad Wharf evorv TUESDAY and FRIDAY Evenings, at 10 o’clock, for Rockland, Cas tine, Deer Isle, Sedgwick, S. W. Harhor, (Mount De sert,! Mlllbrldgo, Jonesport. and Machlasport. Returning will leave Machlasport every Monday and Thursday mornings at 5 o’clock, arriving in Portland same evening, connecting with the Pullman Night Train and early Morning Trains for Boston. For further particulars inquire of Ross Jfc Sturdi vant, 179 Commercial Street, or CYRUS STURDIVANT, Cm A,’l. Portland, May 19, 1873. mylOtf FOR BOSTON. _ .K—kTBE SUPERIOR SEA-OOIMi ■retell STEAMERS JOHN BROOKS nnd .RONTBEAL, Tl-ivimr commodious Cabin and Stafo Room ac commodations, will run alternately, leaving ATLANTIC WHARF, Portland, DAILY, (SUNDAYS EXCEPTED) at r o’clock r>. m. Returning leave INDIA WHARF, Boston, same days at 7 P. M. Fare $£3..r>0. Freight taken at low rates. Unfon^XickctT Office. RATES LOWERTHAN EVER. We have m,ide arrangements and can now ticket passengers to All Points West, North-West, Month nnd Month-Went, Man Francisco. Kansas City, St. Paul, New Orleans, and all points in Florida, via all the first-class Rail-Road*—Penn. Central. Lake Shore and Michigan Southern, Baltimore and Ohio, Erie, Great Western and Michigan Central. .36 HOURS BOSTON TO CIIICAGO. Pullman Cars on all Through Trains. G3T* Passengers who wish to travel without deten tion, and with ease and comfort, will find the above routes very desirable. Continuous Trains, Xo Changes, Courteous Em ployees, Unusual Facilities for Meals at Seasonable Hours. Tickets to New York via Sound Lines (State Rooms secured at this office), Fall River, Stouington and Norwich. All Rail Routes—Shore Line (via Piovi denco). and Boston and A lbary. Tickets to Boston via Eastern, Boston and Maiuo, Portland and Roch ester, and Boston Boats. Merchants going to Boston and New xork, will save the time usuallv experienced »t the I'epota by purchasing their tickets at this office. Call and ex amine our time tables, maps, etc., and be convinced that we represent all the best roads "unning West. ROLLINS Sc ADANl. Agents, mrl3-tf No. l Exchange Street, Portland, Me. _ MEDICAL._ lADI iTsT Madam Healy sUterine Tonic Pill are now ready for the general public. The mmv who have tried them will need no Other notice ThJv ere an invaluable remedy for ' } All Uterine Diseases. They cure PROLAPSUS UTERI, give tone to the muscles, and lift the organ into its proper position, and keep it there. They speedily euro Leucorhcea, Dytmenorrhcea and Mtunrrhugia. They urea sp*. citic tor Stangury, a diuretic In (iravel They pro mote sleep, allay nervous excitability. Remove ster ility, and all female weaknesses. They ore purely vegetable, peasant to the taste, Ircefrnm opiate# and all injurious nropert!»•*. Mariam Heal 'a Pamphlet for Women is interesting and valuable. Sent free npon receipt of stamp for return postage, or can be found at Wwksit Potter's, 176 Treinont St., BOSTON. MADAM HEALY’S LOTION, for ulceration and inflammation accompanies eaoh box of Bills. Brice or Pm, and laiiion, *1.25 i«r box, or *6.00 a half dozen. Andros all business let Wr. to Madam Healy Box 3.11, Station A. Bo.urn. For »alo by WEEKS & POTTEB, Boston, and »B Drugglsis^_ ap«.flT DK. R. J. JOIHDAI*, PBUPRIETOB OF THE Parisian Gallery of Anatomy, Boston BB A .5 Juki published a new Ulojo.i of nit Isv.ure containing most valuable information cn the ciiuBc*,eonnoauence,and treatment of disease u the '“tl* remarks on man tag., and inuirMc/ioV ,:*u?e!' of 1'Je '«« »f manhood, with lull irC‘i“l’lete restoration; alto a chip tor on -enmat infection, and the mean, o) ew e, be in* the most comprehensive work on the subject eve: yet published, comprising 15u pages. Mailed free to J|i*y address for cents. AAdrsss, Dr. Jcnrdain's Consulting Office, 61 Hancock Ntrect, Boston, MnW, junlfidlvr /Wit ^ "Mil /»— (ft } HardBute Pyi^-s 1 \82L^4a.rmsts9^=£/ ABDO-lIHAIi SIPPORTB8N AND PILE PIPES. Belief, Comfort and cure for Kuptcre, Fb X Weaknesses and Piles, unlike ail other ap pliances known, will never rust, limber, break, chars, soil, nor move from place,—indcsu uctible. The line steel spring being coaled with hard rubber, light cool, cleanly, u«ed in bath ug, fitted 10 farm, universally recommended by all surgeons as the best me banlcal supports known.—Senu for pamphlet.— Kstablish ments 1347 Chestnut St.. Phila lelphiaand737 Broad way, New York. Complete as or.nreut for sale, with careful adjustment, by F. Sweeter, L. C. lb n. W. W. Whipple & Co., r h 1 Thos. G. L 'ling. Pox iland. Beware c.f im',atb'n«'. it» * Cron m. jzwocl MAKES THE WEAK STRONG,] The Per-:: viun Syrup, a Protect ! ed Solution of the Protoxide of | Iron, is so combined as to havo the character of an aliment, as easily digested and assimilated with the blood as the simplest food. It inct eases the quantity of Nature’s Own Vitalising Agent, Iron in the blood, and cures “a thousand ills,” simply by Toning up,Invigoratin g and Vitalizing the System. The en riched and vitalized blood per meates every part of the body, repairing tlamagcs and waste, searching out morbid secre tions, and leaving nothing for disease to feed upon. This is the secret of the won derful success of this remedy in curing Dyspepsia, Liver Com plaint, Dropsy, Chronic Diar rhoea, Boils, Nervous Affections, Chills and Fevers, Humors, Loss of Constitutional Vigor, Diseases of the Kidneys and Bladder, Female Complaints, and all diseases originating in a bad state of the blood, or ac companied by debility or a lotc state of the system. Being free from Alcohol, in any form, its energizing effects are not fol lowed by corresponding reac tion, but are permanent, infu sing strength, vigor, and new life into all parts of the system, and building up an Iron Con stitution. Thousands have been changed by the use of this remedy, from weak, sickly, suffering crea tures, to strong, healthy, and happy men and womenj and in valids cannot reasoauJetMhes itate to give it a trial„ See that each bottle has PERU' VIAN SYRUP blown in the glass, Pamphlets Free. SETH W. FOWLE &. SONS, Proprietor?, TVo. 1 >111 ton Place, Poston. Bold by Druggists gf.neuauuk. R0l5 4«o4vfrwly ATWOOD’S UININE TONIC BITTERS Is the Best Aromatic Tonie and Stomachic erer offered to the public. It will IMPRO VS your APPETITE, FACILI TATE DIGESTION, GIVE TONE to the NERVOUS SYSTEM, VIGOR TO EVER Y ORGAN OF THE ROD r, thereby imparting HEALTH and STRENGTH. There is no remedy so good for LANGUOR & DEBILITY, whether general or following acute disease. Tho Medical Faculty indorse it, For DYSPEPSIA, JAUNDICE, NERVOUS DISEASES. Price $1.00. Sold by all Druggists. GILMAN BROTHERS, Proprietors, Boston, Mast, my 13 eod3m HILLS “ARCHIMEDEAN,’ THE CHAMPION LAWN MOWEB OF THE WOULD. This benulilnl Mower ii now so wrll known throughout tbr • nit .I wmtr. nnd Karop., .bat it require. no recommenda tion (over 1 ti .1(00 -old in this conn try alone) Tbe onlr balanced l.»>vn Mower with AA ADJIi TABI.K uAMII.K IMnck cat, cmae. mower, n brnnlifnl little mnrhioe foe .mail lawns, croquet ■rounds,remrtrr) lot-.easily operntrrt by s *° Tfnrs, price 9'AO; I'i-incb, •»i 14-ineh, standard sine, k'ij; JN-inch. pony, 9100; Jj-iurb. borw, for public parks nnd larsr lawo«, $145. Evert ran ch! sac warranted to give perfect nun inflic tion. We ebnlleuae the world to n trial, and to produce a uineliine its equal. Try It, nud you will buy uo other. Mend for Vllunfrnted Circular. MANUFACTURED BY THE Hills “Archimedean” Lawn Mower Co., COLT'S AH.JOKY HARTFORD, Conn — FOR RALE DY — KENDALL & WHITNEY, PORTLAND, ME, myl6 dtf City of Forilniiri. In Boafd of Health, I April 2181, 1873. f ORDERED, that until otherwise directed we do hereby designate the dump at the foot of H:»na ver street (City Stable lot), and the dump at the foot of Franklin and Smith streets, as the places for de posit of rubbish, anch as dirt, shavings, sawdust, ashes, cinders, aoot, hair, shreds, manure, oyster, or lobster shells, or any other matter of 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 the “City Ordinances relating to the deposit of rubbish in any Street. Lane, A ley. Court. Square, Public Place or unnccyp.edlojs within the city limits, except tbe lots designated in the foregoing order, will be strlctD enforced UKO. W. PAKKKR, City Marshal. Arjfus and Advertiser in;;,' “p- .oii.,m Clly of Portluml. City Mahshal's OrficK, May H, 1*73. A REWARD of Throe Hundred Dollais will be paid by the city to any per sou who will give In formation t »t will lead to the arrest and conviction of tlie person or 1 e «ons that set fire to the boose of M Welch, on Larch street, 27,1(03. GKO. W. PARKER, myl5d3m City Marshal.

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