Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, May 26, 1873, Page 1

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated May 26, 1873 Page 1
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PORTLAND DAILY PRESS. ESTABLISHED JUNE 23. 1862. VOL. 12. PORTLAND MONDAY MORNING, MAY 26, 1873. ~~~~ »» pith urann ^ _ —_____________________ TERMS S8.U0 rEli ANN LSI IN ADVANCE. THF PORTLAND DAILY PRESS Published every day (Sundays excepted) by the POBTLAfiD PtTRElSXIlNG CO., At 109 Exchange St, Portland. Terms: Eight Dollars a Year in advance. THE MAINE“STATE PRESS is published every Thursday Morning at $2 50 a year, if paid in advance, at $2 00 a year. Rates of Advertising: One inch of space, eng h of column, constitutes a “square.” $. 50 per square daily first week; 75 cents per w ek after; three insertions, or less, $140; continu ing every other day after first week, 50 cents. Half square, three insertions or less, 75 cents; one week. $100; 50 cents |»er week after. ■Special Notices, one third additional. Under bead of “Amusements/ 0° Per filuare per week; throo insertions or 1 css $150. 1'ivertisetnents inserted in the Press” (wl/ch lias a large circulation in every part of the State) for $100 per square tor first insertion, and 50 cents per square for each subsequent ineer ^Address ai, —,^.0,, c0 ' BUSINESS CARDS. G. « NTOCK tl AN. M. I> , Physic! (n and Surgeon, 207 Congress St., Portland. CT>T>~dtp tlie Par'.-. _mai 15dtf ARETAS SHURTIEFF, No. 6 Moulton Street, PORTLAND, ME., — WILL SELL ON — COMMISSION! ALL KINDS REAL ESTATE, — ALSO — Negotiate Loans on Mortgages! aprlfi (itf J0ST & KEILER, FRESCO PAINTERS, Office 134 Middle St., up stairs. PORTLAND, ME. Orders may be left at F. F. Hale’s picture gallery an » O. M & F. P. Crooks’, No. 333 Congress St. ETAII Orders promptly alt tided to. fou2.r>_ tf W. €. CLARK, 103 FEDERAL STREET, 5 Doora Eaat of Temple St., GAS AND WATER PIPING. np21tf ROSS & STURDIVANT, WHOLESALE COAL DEALERS 179 Commercial St., Portland. Sole agents in Maine for the sale and shipment of the Celcbiratcd Coal mined by Messrs. Ham mett Neill & Co., of Philadelphia. We have also for sale at lowest market price, ATilkesbarre, Scranton, Lackawanna, and Pittston Coals, shipped from the vicinity of New York. Ves sels procured for the tranportation of coals from port of shipment any point desired. tfapr27 WILLIAM HEAR* 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 dumbia, will attend to the prosecution of laims teiure tbe Court of Claims and the various departments at Washington. octll- f JAMES T. McCOBB, COUNSELLOR AT LAW, No. 95 Exchange Street, PORTLAND, MAINE. marl eodSm REMOVAL P. FEENEl, PLASTERER A STUCCO WORKER, Having removed from the corner of Cumberland and Franklin street to 99 Federal Street, between Exchange and lemple Sts., is nrepar d to do Plast ering, Coloring. Whitening and White Washing. Prompt and i ei sonal attention paid to all kinds of Jobbing in mv line. mhl9eod3m ESTABLISHED 1&2J. Byron Greenougli & Co., 140 middle Street, PORTLAND. ME. Military 1 l Firemen’*, Grand Army, ! A Ofij Bone Ball, ttmij, tAi School, iiasonic, J l Club. HATS, CAPS AND CHAPEAUS. MADE TO ORDER, C3T*-A.t the Lowest 3?rices.«^2 Samples sent on pplication, and all orders filled at short no ice. aprltf PORTLAND MACHINEWORKS fFODSIFRLY C. STAPLES & SON,) Marine, Stationary and Portable STEAM ENGINES, Steam Boilers. Bleach Boilers and Tanks, Shafting. Mill Gearing and General Machinery. Castings or iron, brass, and composition. Repairing promptly atti nded to. r^^New and Second-hand Engines tor sale. Highest cash prices paid for old Iron. 21/3 Commercial Street, W. II. FESSENDEN. apr!4tf Portland, Me. GEO. E. COLIIN3, PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTIST, 316 CONGRESS STREET, I* prepared to make all the.various styles of Card Picture*, Rt-mbrniit, Medallion, A c., from Retouched Negative*. By this proc°ss _ vc Get rid of Freckle*. iTIole* an<l other im perfection* of the Skin. For all of which no extra charge will be made. All work warranted to pleas**. Call and examine for yourselves. mcliih'dtf CHAS. J. SCHUMACH ER, FRESCO PAINTER, 5 Peering Ploek, AT SCHUMACHER BKO i HERS. aprlG _d3mo .1. ii. i,.i,nm, PHOTOGRAPHER, No. 152 Middle Strcei. PORTLAND, ME. Copying and enlarging done io order. All the new styles, Beilins, Bcmbrants, Medallion, he Porcelain, or Mezzotint card, and the retouched card, by which new process we get rid of freckles moles,wrinkles and all Imperfections of the skin. Call and Judge for yourselves. nrilotlo-llnsil work at Moderate Price*. Aim So Please. may 20 William H. Phixxey. Jas. I.. Lombard. PHINNEY & LOMBARD, .Real Estate & Loans, No. 153 La Salle Street, CHICAGO. Safe inrentmrnlN tnndcfor non-resident*, and their interests carefully attended to. Reffrfxces:—Clias. B. Sawyer, Pres, fiih Nat’l Bank, Chicago; Chas. H. Mathews, Capitalist, Schen eda ly, v. Y.; J. ?. Wins! w & Co., Po»rland, Me.; 8 A. Briggs, Yiec-Pres. Franklin Bank, Ch.cayo; G. H. Hoi-m^r, Lcckport, N. Y.; Phinney A Jackson, Portland. Me. apil2dtf L. B. DENNETT, Counsellor at Law, NO. 1 EXCHANGE STREET, PORTLAND. ME. jjanlOtf JAMES O’DONNEUL. '•COUNSELLOR AT LAW, has removed to NO. 84 1-3 MIDDLE STREET, (2nd door below Canal Bank.) PORTLAND, MA.INBS towBn*##*°*wt of d«cds for the several States. BUSINESS CARDS. patents' — IN ALL- — c O U N_T R I E S . SCBIBNER & JORDAN, 74 Middle Street, cor. Exchange, PORTLAND, ME., Secure Inventions, Trade Marks and De signs in all Countries where Patent Laws exist. Assignments made and sent for record. Coiisulraii >n personally or by letter free. Letters promptly answered. Models and Drawings furnished. Extensions, Re-issues, Interterencc and Disclaim ers attended to at living prices. Examinations made and opinions given as to the patent ability of inventions.my23d&w3m BENJ. KINGSBURY, JR., Attorney atLaw, No. 83 Middle Street, PORTLAND MAINE. (Opposite Canal Bapk.)may24-illm Dig. IIEIISOM HAS taken the office of the late Dr. Robinson, 260 CONGRESS St. Office hours, 9 to 11 A. M., 2 to 4 P. M “ “ Sundays, 9j to 10 A.M., 4to5P. M Residence, corner Pine and Emery Streets. Or decs out of office hours may be left with Mrs. Robin inson, 260 Congress Street, or at bis residence my6tf REMOVAL. DR. CHAS. 0. HUNT HAS REMOVED TO 379 CONGRESS STREET, Opposite Whittier's Drug Store. may21 d2w J. II. FOGG, Attorney and Counsellor at Law, 1191-2 EXCHANGE ST., (Corner of Exchange and Federal Sts.,) feb27 PORTLAND. ME. if EDUCATIONAL. Navigation School J A NAVIGATION SCHOOL will be opened at No. 15J Exchange street, March 3d, to be under the charge of Capt. Edward Breen and C. H. Farley. Instrucii-ui will be given every afternoon by Capt. Breen, and Monday and Friday evenings by C. H. Farley. The Gourse will begin with decmal arithme tic, and well comprise Plane, Traverse. Parallel Mid dle Latitude sailing; the use of Logarithms: the use and adjustment of Nautical Instruments; Latitude by Sun and Stars, and Longitude 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 tlie whole class, when the various problems involved in navigation will be worked out upon the black-board and illustrated by suitable diagrams and apparatus and the use and 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. feb!9tf WIJYCr & SON’jS PIANOS! (Successors to DOANE, WING & CUSHING.) The American Piano. FIRST PREMIUMS. Illinois State Fair, 1870. Alabama State Fair, 1871. Ohio State Fair, 1871 & 1872. Texas State Fair, 1872. Numerous County Fairs. From Mr. Edward Iloflman, the eslebrated Piauist “I conscientiously believe Chat your Piano is in every respect a most mapnijiceut instrumen .” Form the “Independent” “The Amer can Piano has deservedly become a very popular instrument.” Purchasers’ testimonials from all parts of the U. S. WARRA NTED SEVEN (7) YEARS Prices Low for tlie Quality. Responsible Agents wanted for unoccupied terri tory. In localities where agencies are not yet estab lished, un il such are established, we will 6ell Pianos to the public at Factory Wholesale Prices. Send for circular to WIUTCr & SOJV, 417 Broome St., New York. ap2_ ly L. C. JOHNSON & SON., —HAYING TAKEN THE— RESTAU RA/iSTT under the New City Building in Lewiston, for the term of five years, would now say to the public that wei nte d to keep a first-class place in every respect. Our Bn. of Fare shall be in keeping wi'b the Portland and Boston Markets. Those visiting Lewiston do not forget to call at Manufacturers’ and Merchants’ RESTAURANT. CITY BUILDING, Fine Street, I,EW«HTO!V, .JIAIiVK. r ewis r. Johnson, JCSEru a. joiinson, jan22 dlvnewe3:n City of Portland. In Boabd of Health, I April 21st, 1873. J ORDERED, that until otherwise directed we do hereby designate the dump at the foot of Hano ver street (City Stable lot), and the dump at the foot of Franklin and Smith streets, as the places for de posito of rubbish, sneb as dirt, shavings, saw dust, ashes, cinders, soot, 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 unoccupied lots within the city limits, except the lots designated in the foregoing order, will be strictly enforced GEO. W. PARKER, City Marsliat. Argus and Advertiser copy. ap23ed3m To (he Harbor Commissioners of Porlland. THE undersigned being desirous of extending two wharves from their premises on tlie southwester ly Side of H<»g Island, respectfully ask your authority 10 ®ake such extensions, subject to such instructijns and limitations as you may prescribe. Pnni,„> ,, LEWIS, WHITTEN & CO. Portland, May 21,1873, the above petit ion ?.n<1 that a of on be given by pubheatlm,In pers printed in Portland, f,,r JJ® aa,1>' l'a; previous to the hearing. eu ‘ ^ a' least JACOB MoLELT.AN v ALBERT MARWICK.! , Harbor C. ti. FARLEY, (Commissioners. Portland, May 21,1873. • my22dlw Notice to Owners of Lots in Ever green Cemetery. ANY person owning lots in Evergreen Cemetery, by calling at the Office of the City Treasurer and paying the sum of one dollar for each lot, will in sure the best of care for the same by the Superintend ent for the current year; and any person pajing the 911m of twenty-five dollars will secure the care u. their lots by the city lor all time. JAS. BAILEY, ) J. S. PALMER, J Trustees. C. E. JOS is ) DOGS—Adv Dogs found in the iticlosure after this date without the presence of master will be In peril. JAS. BAII EY, J. S. PALMER, C. E. JOSE. mylOdtf _ PROPOSALS. Collector’s Office, 1 Portland, May 16,1872.) PROPOSALS for furnishing Subsistence Stores tor the U. S. Marine Hospital a- this port, during the year ending June 30th, 1874, will be received at this'Officc up to 12 o’clock, M.. Tuesday the 3d day of June, 1873, at which time said Proposals will be opened in accordance with usage, myisdtdd I. WASHBURN, JR., Collector. REAL ESTATE. F. G. Patterson’s Real Estate Bulletin. T\fO\PV TO MAW on First-Class iUvlili 1 Mortgage* of Real Estate ■ n • ortl nd and vicinity. Ri al Estate bought and sold. Rents collected. Apply to F. G. PATTERS’!If, Real Estate and Mortgage Broker, over Lowell’s Jewelry Store* ap25dtf Cor. Congress 4k B own Sts. For Sale. TWO double tenement Houses on Cotton Btreet— No. if, two tenements, live rooms each—No. 13, two tenements, seven rooms each. Also House No. 28 Bramh&ll street, arranged for one or two families; lot 40x113, fronting on two streets. This property is newly finished and in complete order, and will be sold as the health of the owner demands a change of climate. Apply to LEON M. BOvvDOIN or . G. PATTERSON, Real Estate and Mortg. go Broker. my5 _____** FORSALE, A SUPERIOR Hay Farm, in South Gorham, eight miles from Portland by JOHN L. CURTIS. my22 lw* then tf A Nice Surburban Residence FOR LEASE. The commodious twostorv brick house on Stevens* Plains, f >rmerly occupied by the late Wm. L. Wilson. The houce con . tain* twelve finis cd rooms, includ ing Ba h R om, all in good repair. The lot contains more than an acre. Nice Grape Vines, also Apple and Pear T’ees, t gethe- with a go »d stable and ex cellent water. Apply to WM. H. JERR1S, Real Es tate Agent, coiner Congress and Myrtle streets. myl9 _d3w For Sale. HOUSE AND LOT No. 79 Oxford street. House contains 14 finished rooms, good cellar. Lot 27 x lOo feet besides passage To be s »ld cheap. Im mediate possession given. Inquire of JOHN C. PROCTER, mayl7d2w 93 Exchange s reet. New French Roof House for Sale. LOCATED 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, Real Estate Agent. njy7*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 ST 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 UOTS and will shortly be wanted for that purpose. It will be divided into two or more lots if desircl. 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. _ my!3tf For Sale. THE house on Slate Street, occupied by the un dersigned. This house is thoroughly built of brick and stone and has all modern conveniences. ALLEN HAINES. Portland, Sep. 18th, 1872. sepl9-tt FOR SALE! tebbetsT house, SPRINGVALE. WILL BE SOLD CHEAP! As the owner wants to go West. jan.31 SAMUEL D. TEBBETS. Valuable Lots for Sale. THE lot of land on Plum Street, formerly occupied by Rev. Dr. Carruthers. next below the Eastern Ezpress Office; also the lot on Deer street, upon which stood the Second Parish Vestry, prior to the fire of 1863; 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 of two houses containiug twelve finished rooms; suitable for two families or one; fronting on two streets; amplt room lor stable. Apply on the premises. my6*lm Real Estate tor Sale. THE HOUSE at No. 6 Tare Street, and lot extend ing through on Brackett street, with Stable. Also, a lot cf 10 acres of Hay Field wi. h a good Barn situated in Scarboro, on the Paine road near Hubbard Libby’s, ab >ut 6 miles from Portland. The above property will be sold at a bargain bv applying to MRS. T. E STUART, No. 661 Washington street, corner of Pine, Boston, Mass, myld2m Desirable House on Anderson Street for Sale Cheap. THE prof»erty No. 1 Anderson St. consisting of a 3 story House, containing 18 rooms ample clos ets. fine collar, good water. Property dow rents for $366 per annum. For p rticulars call on J. C PROCTER, 63 Exchange street, or F. O. BAILEY & CO., 18 Exchange street. ap26tf Hotel Property for Sale ! IN' NOBTHBOEO MASS. THE Assabet House, beautitully situated on public square in center of the village, on Railroad 25 miles fr m Boston. House is new and of modern style, and contains 38 rooms, dance hall, b lliards &r. Large stable, .'50 stalls. Will be sold at a great bar gain; owner wishes to retire from bnsiness. Aeply ‘o D. C. PAGE, Northboro, Mass. apr23-6w* For Sale in the Town of West brook. A FINE residence one-balf mile from the Railroad Depols, Post-office, go'd Schools and Churches, six miles fr m Portland; House and Ell two stories thirteen finished rooms, double parlors with marole mantles, Wood-hou^o and Stable connected—all in good repair, painted and blinded, Barn 40x60 on the premises; grounds contain 15J acres, excellent land, well fenced 30 apple and pear trees, $ acre choice strawberries, three good wells of water uj*on the pl-cc and good cistern in the cellar, cellar under wholo House, fine cement bottom; grounds ornamented with fine shade trees. This isoneoi the finest resi dences in the county. Terms easy. Enquire of 3. R. Davi* & Co., Portland, or Oti Brown, Westbrook. mar21tf The Harr Farm for Sale or «o Let. SITUATED in Scarborough, and for sale low. It being a stock farm, any one desiring such would do well to call and see it before purchasing else where. .Apply «*t once comer of Middle and India Streets, or ou the premises. aprl2dtjunl* FOR SALE. A LOT of vacant land, situated on the wpst side of High, between Pleasant an I 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 ‘lie same. Fn-mire 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, the 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, ) . . , FRANK W. LIBBY, } Aflm rs* mar 24 tf The “Limerick House,” FOR SALE. The sw-criber offers ror sale his Hotel proj rty in Limerick Village, York County. The house has 22 rooms all in good repair, with plied and two large stables adjoining: two wells of water on the premises, and every convenience for a ^rst-class Hotel. The “Limerick House” is well situated for securing liberal patronage. Enquire further of the owner, JOSEPH G. HARMON, marl.TdtfLimerick, Me. Heal Estate for Sale. no USE AND LOI wo. te STATE 8T., Lot contains 34,000 feet of land, with fine iuit gar | den, cold, grapery, etc. Applv to W* H. FESSENDEN, roarCtf 215 Commercial Street. FOR SALE. THE Residence of Mr. J. M. Churchill, situated on the corner of State and Danforth Streets in this city. The lot to 325 It. on State Street and 151 ft. on Danforth Street,and contains about 50.000 ft., includ ing the Mansion Hou^e in thorough repair, and the large brick Carriage House and Stable. It is one of the most desirable places in the city, either in its present state or to cut up in lots. For plans and particulars, call on J. C. Procter* mayl9 _ dtf For Sale. THE subscriber, having located his business in Boston, now offers his residence No. 6 Dee ring street for sale. The hou«e, with its improvements, is first class. Price oni\ $13,000. Terms easy. Can be examined dailv from 10 to 11 A. M. and 3 to 4 P. M. Will be Bold with the Furniture it desired. mylOtf GEO. M. HARDING. Hotel For Sale or Lease. The well and favorably known RAK K HOUSE, pleasantly located at Yarmouth, ten miles . l~Vl)m Portland. The trains of the Grand Iiouhotv ru,lk ro»d stop within a few rods of the etor on very favorable. Apply to the propri Agent pS?,VIe1,isos> <■> Wm. H. jerris, Real Estate ~oulan'l-_ myl9-lm» sale] «mco*GKE(,8 »T.*EAK casco, About 5000 feet Land. ^‘‘morc^h^lsoo^cV'J’car” <0r Can at a small outlay be easily chamwvi . . v stores, with the teuemen s over them ■ ,° three rent for from $1600 to-$1800. Building Gien pair. Title perfect. Terras ea-y. ** 1 8ood re Enquire at CUSHMAN’S FRUIT STORE, No* 306 Congress Street my22 atf REAL ESTATE. For Sale. 2\ FEET of land on North street, near Walnut. Price low. Terms J cash, balance time. Applv 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 choke land, pleasant v situated near Westbrook Seminary, on the line of the horse railroad. Price low. Terms J cash, balance one, two and three years. Apply to F. G. PA ITERSON, d« aler in Real Estate, c rncr Con gress and Brown streets. myl6cod2w For Sale or To Let. THE C ittago House No. 11 Cedar corner Oxford streets. M. G. PALMlilt. ' mylG _ eodtf For Sale. IN Cape Elizabeth. House and land,' from one to live acres, to suit purchaser; situated on the ropd between the North Congregational Church and Town House, I*or particulars enquire of Geo. R. Barston, on the premises. AIro one Houso and lot at Point Village, l'or particula s enquire »n the premises of aprlcodtf_ JEDDIAH LOVIETT. _HO PELS. BEAL’S HOTEL, NORWAY, MA NE The subscriber, having leased Beal’s Hotel, one oi the best arranged houses in the State, having all the modern improve ments and being entirely refu.nished, is prepared to take Sufnmcr Boarders and entire Families at a very low price. The locality is one of the pleas antest in the State, a first class livery establisment is connected with the House, and its teams connect with.all trains at -outh Paris, one mile distant. All inquiries by mail promptly answered. O. II. C5REEA, Proprietor. Norway, May 15, 1873. mylGdlm Commercial House, Cor. Cross and Fore Sts. Portland. Maine. This House bnilt since the great Fire, has I recently beon leased by the undersigned, and extensive alterations are now being [made, which when completed will make the __[House oue of the most convenient, and well arranged iD the State, will be entirely r< novated, new Furniture added, and kept as a Hotel should be kept Will easily accommodate One Hundred and Fifty Guests. 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 §2.00 PER DAY. may 1C _ dtf GLEN HOUSE, WHITE MOUNTAINS, N. II. This lavorite Summer resort will be opened for the season Jane 1^, 1873. Address until 1st W. & C. R. Milliken, Portland, Me. J. M. THOMPSON & CO., my!7dGw Gleu House. UNQUESTIONABLY The Best Known and Most Thoroughly Tested FAMILY SEWING MACHINE For all kinds of work, heavy or light, and the most popular. Wheeler & Wilson’s. This practical and easily managed machine ha3 now stood the test of time and thorough experimont; and the thousan s who 'ave fortunately used ours, irank ly give i* the preference. as the very best, both in this country and in Europe. Stil ly, capital and in ventive genius have been devoted to its improvement for years, till, now wit ITS NEW SILENT FEED, our present “Lock-Stich” Machine has no equal in the world. The WHEELER & WILSON’S is relia ole 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 rapiditv and case of execution to beginners than can be accomidished on any other. It has received the HIGHEST PREMIUMS over all—as a Family Machine—on both sides of *be Atlantic. Those who want the best, should obtain WHEELER & WILSON’S HIEEIVT FEED Family Sewing Machine, AND TAKE NO OTHER. Machines sold on Monthly Instalments. All kinds of Sewing Macnine Supplies, Silk, Thread Needles, &c. Machine Stitching in all its branches done in the best manner. J. 1.. H A YIIEY, Gen'S Agent for Maine, 163 Middle St., Portland, Me. mch31 (13m GEO. A. WHITNEY & CO., MANUFACTURERS OF AND DEALER IN FURNITURE! MATTRESSES, FEATHERS, &c. IVo. 4©, and over* 42 & 44 £xcleangc St., PORTLAND, MAINE. UPHOLSTERING DONE TO ORDER, ami tf 3 Dissolution of Copartnership. iVfOTlCE is Hereby given tbrt the firm of RAN 1M 1>ALL, MCALLISTER & CO., is hereby dis solved by mutual convent. JOHN F. RANDALL, HENRY F. MCALLISTER, EDWARD H. SARGENT. Portland, March 27, 1873. Copartnership Notice. mHE undersigned have this day formed a coparfc JL nership under the name of RANDALL & McALISTER, and will continue the business of dealers in COAL & WOOD at the old stand ot the late firm of RANDALL, McAI.LISTER & CO., 60 Commercial St. They wilt settle all demands of the late firm oi Randall, McAllister A Co. JOHN F. RANDALL, 11ENRY, F. MCALLISTER. Portland. March 27th, 1873. mar23dtf Ship Timber and Knees. I HAVE the largest and best stock ot Ship Knees in the State. Also best c|tiality seasoned White Oak Treenails, and '•an furnish Hackmatack. Hardwood or White Oak Timber and Plauk *t tie lowest cosh prices. „ L TAYLOR Portland, Dec. 30,18T2. U WANTS, LOST, FOUND. "WANTED ! ON the Portland & Ogrtensburg Railroad, by the Subscribers, 20U laborers. Wages 82.00 per ilay. Also 20 horses and carts, with drivers. Wages $5.00 per day. Long job^jf^t^aynjent may24-lw_ No. Conway, N II. Board Wanted. FOIt two persons in a private family where there are uo other boarders. Not particular as to the table. Two pie isant sleeping rooms, and good, plain fo'>d only require 1. A good fair price will be paid far the right place. Address II. B. RUSSELL, Post Office. may24 eod3w* House Painters Wanted. INQUIRE of E. J. MORRELL 11 Danfcrtli Street at 7 o’clock in the morning. my22 • • lw*

Wanted. ALIVF. man to drive a Bread Cart. ' Satisfacto ry references requested, at BLAKE’S BAKERY, my21<ltf Congress Street. Hoarders Wanted. A FEW gentlemen can have rooms (with or with out b.taid) at 27 Spring St. Also a pleasant front chamber with Ilaibor view. Suitable for a gentleman and wife. A private stable with carriage room on the pre Pdses. my2l*2w Coat and Pant Machine Girls want ed at ' SMITH, MORGAN & BUTLER’S. my20___dtf_ Girls Wanted. A COMPETENT and reliable “first girl” and also a good “second girl” in a piivate family, Ap plv at No. 76 Free street between the hours of 7 and SP-^l-__ my20dl'V WANTED Custom Coat and Vest makeer at S. MATHIAS & CO., my2Ctf 1)3 Exchange Btreet. Rent Wanted. BY a small lamilv without children. 5 or Grooms in a good locality. Must have all the modern improvements. Quod references given. Address B, Press Office._ _my20dlw CUTTERS WANTED, — AT — SMITH, MORGAN & BUTLER’S. my!7_dtf • Rooms Wanted. IN a pleasant part of the city, furnished or unfur nished, with or without board. Address E. B., 37 Brown St., Portland. _mayl4tf_ Experienced Coat, Pant and Vest Makers WANTED AT SMITI1, MORGAN & BUTLER’S, Cor. Middle Sc Marlcet Sts, apr25d! f _ Wanted A MAN who understands repairing Furniture. Apply at 125 Federal St. apr23 tf Boarders Wantcil. A GENTLEMAN and wife, and a few single gen tlemen can find good board and looms at 49 Wil mot street, Portland, Me. rm20*lw WANTED! COAT MAKERS AT CHESIEY’S, mch25dtf 107 MIDDLE STREET. Lost. 4 T CITY HALL, on Friday evening, at the -TjL Blues’ Masquera 'e, part of a new Waterproof Cloak, seams stayed with white tape. Another was left in place of ihe one taken, which the owner can have by calling at 143 Middle street with the one tak en through mistake. feb25 Wanted. A PLEAS ANT room on Spring St., or vicinity, furnished or unfurnished. Without board. janlOtt Add.ess BOX 1336. BUSINESS DIB ECTORY, Agency for Sewing Machines. W. S. BYES, No. 373 Riddle St. Ail kind, of Racbinrs for nnlc and lb let. Repairing* Bakers. w. V CORK, Nos. tIS and :iO Pearl Street. On direct route between New Co-torn House anil Pod Office, near the Market. Booksellers and Stationers. HOYT, FOGG & DREED, No.91 Middle Hired. Book Binders. WM. A. QUINCY, Room If, Printer’s Exchange, No. Ill Exchange St. SMAEVd & SISA€KFOICD,No.35 Plum Street. Carpenters and Builders. WHITNEY & REANS, Pearl Street, op posile Park. Dentists. DK. YV. B. JOHNSON, over H. II. IIay’.. Dye-House. F. SYRONDS, India St. Velrel Clonk, dyed and finished. FOSTER’S Dye Ilonse, 24 Union Street.* Furniture--Whole:,ale and Retail. WALTER COREY & CO., Arcade, No. (S Free Street. GEORGE A. WHITNEY, No. 50 Ex change St. Upholstering of all kinds douc to order. Furniture and House Furnishing Hood.. BEN I. ADAMS, cor. Exchange and Fed eral Streets. HOOPER A EATON, Old Post Office, Exchange Street. E. F. HOYT, No. It Preble Street. Up holstering done to order. Furniture and Upholstering. DAVID YV. DEANE, No. SO Federal St. All kinds of Uphols < ring and Repairing done to order. Hair Hoods and Toilet Articles. J. F. SHERRY. No. 9 Clapp’. Block Congrc.. Street, oppo.ite Old City Hall. Horse Shoeing and Carriage repairing Done in the bc*» pon.iHIe manner by S. YOUNG & CO.. No. IOO Fore SI._ Jewelry n;:d Fine Watches. AIYNKR LOWELL, 301 Conxrem Street. Agents for Howard Watch Company. Manufacturers of Trunks, Valises and Carpet-Bags. J. B. DURAN & CO., 171 Riddle and f 16 Federal Streets. Masons aud Builders. N. E. REDLON, 3:15 1-3 Congress St. Paper Hangings, Window Shades, and Carpetings. LOTHROP.DEVENS A- UO.,61 Exhange Sreet and 48 Market St. Photographers. A. S. DAVIS A UO., No. SO Riddle Street. 3. H. LARSON. 153 Riddle St.,cor. Cro». Plumbers. JAMES MIMEK.Aa.Wl Federal Street. Every description of Water Fixtnrea nr ranged and wet up in the beat manner. Jobbing promptly attended to. Plasterer, Stucco Worker, &c. P. FEENY, Cor. Cumberland and Frank liu Wl». Heal Estate Agents. JOHN C. PROCTER, No. 93 Exchange street. GEO. R. DAVIS & Co.< No. 301 1-3 Con gram Street. Silver Smith and Gold and Silver Plater. M. PEARSON, No. 33 Temple St., near C'OUgrew*. All kind* of Nilrer and Plated Ware Repaired. Silver "and Plated Ware. ABNER I.OWEEL, 301 Congreaa Hi reel. Schools. ENRF.ISH nuil FRENCH SCIIOOE,430 Congrew* Street. Stair Builder. B. F. I,IBB V, I,o. *254 Fore Street, cor Cron »t„ in D. Ieno*a mil. °i ^ i Nnrccsaora to I.ittlefleid & B ilaon, Cor. York A’ Mg. pie Htreeta. Watches, Jewelry, &c. J-•mCUPPFEB.Car. Middle & I’uion Hta. DRIGGISTS STAND FOR SALE ! One of the very best stnnds in the city for a Druggist, is on the corner of Fore and India Streets, which is now offered for Sale. For particulars impure immediately of Lufkin & Co., No. 2 Woodman Block. MBS. ELIZA A. CUSHMAN. Portland, Aptil 15, 1873. aprl..dtf _TO LEI. To Let. \ NEW Store on Atlantic near ''ongrcss St., and ,i7;0r8?-carfi* Suitable for a Shoe Store or fancy life* «oo,l8 „r Gro,..c lea. Apply to S. A. ’ No> 37 st- Lawrence St. _(11 w then ewltf To Lei. ONmv7rg0 cllamber in house No. 48 Spring Stroct -----dlw then ‘-’wood To Let. the lower part streetf “ Carlton Street, near Congress crciitreef CUSHMAN'S fruit Store, No. 306 Con grcaa stieet.__ my22dlw To Let. Furnished Rooms, inquire of , C. E. SMITH, _ may15-(ltf_No. 2 Tolman Place. Rooms to Let WITHOUT board. Two newly finished rooms, .adjoining, suitable 1 >r geutleman and wife, or two single gentlemen. Apply to myl4*2w No. 240 CU MBERLAND STREET. Rooms to Let. TWO gentlemen an 1 their wives and two or three single gentlemen can be accommodated with pleasant rooms and board at No. 75 Free Street, may 9_ tf To be Let. AT Morrill’s Corner, Deering; a first-class gen teel Dwelling House, Stable. &c. Convenient to both Steam and Horse Railroads. Apply io W. H. JCBlilS, Portland, or Charles E Morrill, near premises. niySdtf House to Rent or Lease. THE upper tenement of hon«e No. 34 Emery St., consisting of six rooms, all very pleasantly situ ated; with Gas and Sebago Water, &c. Inquire on the premises. apr!9dtf _WILLIAM H. GREEN. To Let. ONE OF THE BEST OFFICES ON EXCHANGE STREET. Enquire of GEO. A. WHITNEY & CO,. mar24tf No. 46 Exchange St. Quiet Board, A GENTLEMAN and Lady wishing a quiet home cau find pleasant rooms with board at No. 4 Cotton street, second door from Free street. One or two single gentlemeu can be accommodated also. jan7 STORE TO LET. A large brick store in the Racklef! Block, corner of Middle and Ceurcb streets—basement and first floor, elegantU finished and adapte 1 to jobbing dry goods oi other similar trade. Apply to ALLEN H AIN ES. septlldtf q s TT^TTTl The Most Popular Medicine Extant, 1840. Over Thirty Years 1873, Since the Introduction of PERRY DAVIS’ PA I N-KILLER. The pain-killer Is equally applicable and efficacious to young or old. The painkiller I* boib an Internal and External remedy. The pain-killer Will euro Fever and Ague when other reme dies have tailed. The painkh ler Should be used at the first manifestations of Co d or Cough. The pain-killer Is the Great Family Medicine of the Age. The pain-killer Wi'l cure Painter’s Colic. mHE pain-killer JL Is good for Scalds and Bnms. Thi- pain-killer Has the Verdict of the People in its favor. The pain-killer Gives Universal Satisfaction. The pain-killer Beware of Imitations and Counterfeits. The pain-kili er Is almost a certain cure for CHOLERA, and has, without doubt, been more successful in curing this terrible disease than any othe r known remedy, or even th most eminent and skillful Physicians. In India, Africa and China, where this drear! fill dis ease is ever m re or less prevalent, the PaIN-KILL ER is consl lered by the natives, as wen as European residents in tho -e climates, a Sure Remedy. The painkiller Each : oltle is wrapped with full directions for use. The pain-killer Is *old bv all Druggis s and Dealers in Fami ly Medicines. mvl4 eodlm&w21 GRASS SEEIh 2000 Bags Western Timothy Seed 8500 “ Canada “ •• 8000 “ Ked Top “ 500 “ Michigan Clover “ 200 “ Ohio “ “ 400 “ No. New York “ “ lOO “ Pea Yine, “ “ 150 “ Alsike “ “ 800 “ millet “ lOO “ Hungarian Grass “ lOO “ Orchard “ FOE SALE AT THE Lowest Cash Price. KENDALL & WHITNEY. mch26 tf B I RBOWEI BROTHERS), CARPENTERS AND BUILDERS Doten’a Planing Hill, foot of Cross lit. HAVING enlarged our shop and fitted it up with the latest improved machinery (by the aid of which we are enabled to ger out our wo k accurately and expedbinusly,) w are now prepared to take con tracts of any size in the building line. Plans and specifications piepared at a reasonable pn e. We can on the shortest p >s«ible notice furnish the win dow and door frame* and all the inside and outside finish for any description of building. Those about crectingsea 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 buildiug and setting up machinery, and would be happy to re ceive calls from paries using power who contemplate u change of quarters, or that may need any service in this line. We are also prepared to contract for ihe manufacture of patented articles on more favoiable terms than any one in the city. WILLIAM BUKKOWLS. J. W. BURROWES. my!3_ tf E. obblNO, Commission Merchant --AND — WHOLESALE DEALER - IX — Foreign and Domestic Fruit and l’rodaee, No. 10 Market Street. HAVING taken the above store formerly occupied by S. P. Barbour, l would call the attention of the trade to a new stock of goods, and respectfully solicit your patronage. E. CODING. Portland, May 12, 1873. myl3-d_w WATCHES, Chronometers and Clocks, Of Foreign and American Make, Spectacles and Jewelry, A-t 54 Exchange St. -BY— WOT. SETTER, AGENT for the Superior Waltham Wntrhri, whicu maintain their well earned reputation for timekeeping and reasonable price. In every vari ety of .gold and silver cases—open face and hunters Key win lera and stem winders. myl2-dly B E cTa L M, an«l consider the wciglii of my ndvicc. ALL parties who are about Introducing Steam,Gas or Water into their dwellings, stores or any oth er place, will Favor themselves if the} wilt call • n me before doing so. for as I claim to w rk f »r a living I will spare no pi ins to give en'irt satisfaction in price, neatness, and promptne-is of work. Hose also sup plied, and repaired. Call and see. K. ITIcDOlV ILD, my5dt/ 200 Fore Street, f»o( of Plain. Sanford’s Improved Refrigerators. flie three points ot excellence which I claim, are, 1st, constant and thorough circulation of pure air; _'nd; rvness, no dampness mould nor taint; 3rd; no iute mmgling of odors; purity and active air, the elements of its success. Call, or send for circulars Manufactured and for sale by J. F. MERRILL, be tween Cross and Cotton sts., near Leavitt, Burnham <& fo.s Tee House. Portland. Me. jeSdtf Lumber and Dock Timber Wanted In exchange for Locomotive Boiler., flori.^ml Eogine., Feed Fninp. nod Other IVIarbinery. Address ' H. ANDREWS, fehtdtf 1'“ Pe»rl St.. New York. 4i it PR IN TIN© neatly exeeuted at th office. . MISCELLANEOUS. c. P. kwball¥ Elegant Carriages. SALEROOMS, COR. PREBLE HOUSE, Portland, Me. I take pleasure in announcing to the public that 1 now have on hand the largest and best assortment of elegant cartiages ever exhibited in Maine, embracing nearlj every style now in use, Including several new patterns made only at my factory. Twenty-five years’ Experience f myself and many of my workmen, enable us to produce The Finest Cariage s AT THE— LOWEST RATES. Ear'AU persons are cordially invited to visit the w.ticrooms aud examine our finished carriage*. Al 80 our factory and examine the material and work whether they desire to purchase « r not. All carriages made by me are fu'ly warranted. tyrhe public are respectfully cauti ned about purchaeing cartiages repiesentcu to ie my make unless they have my name-plate in full. t^Onler* no tinted aud promptly flllcil. m^^Books with cuts, descriptions and prices sent by mai to all desiring to purchase. C. P. KIMBALL, mayl9eod.dm_Portland, Mr. 1HIRD SALE. — OF — YEARLINGS — AT — HOME FARM, MILTON, MASS., On Friday, June 6, 1873, at 4 P. XI. No. 1.—DRAGOON,chestnut colt, foaled March 18, 1872, by Fearnaught, dam Virginia, broughi from the South alter tLe war by B. .». Crowninshidd,Esq. No. 2.—DAWN, bay filly forded April 4, 1872, by Fearnaught, dam Bes ie, by Ethan Allen. No. 4.—DIADEM, chestnut colt, foaled April 18, 1872, by Fearnaught, dam Black Pearl, by Balrow nie out of the famous Lady Sutton. No 5.—DUPLICATE (one of twins), chestnut colt, foaled April 24, 1872, by Fearnaught, (lain Imp. Cun ary', an Irish fox bun ter. No. 6. - DEBORAH, black filly, foalei April 30, 1872. by Fearnaught, dam Darkness, by Ericsson, be by old Chief, the sire of Lady Th ru. No. 7.—DAPHNE, chestnut fillv, foale i May 18. 187:, by Fearnaught,dam Ruih, by Franklin. No. 8—DIANA, chestnut filly, toaied May 19, 1S72, by Fearnaught, dam Mind, by Ringgold. No. 9.—DORA, ceesfnut tilly, foa od day 20, 1872, by Fearnaught, dam Nellie Cotton, by Ivan^oe (Mor gan). No. 10.— DAIRYMAID, black filly, foaled May 30, 1872, oy Fearnaught, dam Fannie Prewitt, by Erics son. No. 11.—DAYBREAK, chestnut colt, foaled June 1. 1872, by Fearnaught. dam imp. Maim, b” the K*ng of Hanover’s Bruckwil ow.aud out «>f a mare belong ing to the tainous family of Orlott'trotters of Moscow She has trotted in 2.28. No. 12.—DANDY JIM. chestnut colt, foaled June 6,^1872, by Fearnaught, dam Juliet, by Young Mor No 13—DEFIANCE, chestnut filly, foaled June 7s 1872, bv Fearnaught, dam HambieUnia. by Rysdyk*. Hambletoniun. No.-14.—DOUGLASS,' hestnut colt, foaled June 18,1872. by Fearnaught, dam Yellowhammer, a Can adian steeplechaeser. No. 15.—DE» OY, bay colt foaled June 17, 1872, by Fearnaught, dam Emmie, bv Volunteer. No. 16.—DISDAIN^Bldck filly .foaled .Tune 19, 1872, by Fearnaught. dam Ringlet, by BrigHoli (uow JViam brino Piinct), he by old to am biinn Chief. This list contains all my Fearnaught yearlings.and each is believed to be sound. Cars leave Old Colony depot for Milton Lower Mills at 3 o’clock. No postponement on acccunt of u eat^er. myl9td H. S. RUSSELL. MILLINERY!™ jflrs. TI. B. Cushman lias just received her SPRING STOCK OF MILLINERY, —IXCLUDIXO AI.L THE— New Styles and Patterns, which she would invite the L&dics of Portland and vicinity to CALL and EXAMINE. Also a fine Assortment of Fancy Goods, Perfumery, Toilet Articles, &c. Hair Goods 1 Every Lady in want of 11 air OooHm should cal’ and examine my stock before purchaxing « xsewheie. Ladies ow n Hair and Combings made over in the latest style at short notice. MRS. M. B. CUSHMAN, Congress, cor. Oak Street. upr25 eodlm New Coffin Warehouse G7 FEDERAL ST., (between market and Pearl.) NW. MORSE announces to the pub ic that he has • op ned a Warehouse at the no »ve place, where he keeps constantly on hand all kinds ana varies iesoi COFFINS, CASKETS, BURIAL CASES, ROBES, TRIMMINGS, Ac., Ac., of the best varieties and at as reasonable rates as can be obtained in tbe State, At Wholesale and Retail. Factory No. 41 market Ntreet. The prep aration of bodies for burials and funerals attended at the shoriesr notice. Nf pains will lie spared to give entire satisfaction.— Orders are solicited. N. W. MORSE, 67 FEDERAL STREET. Portland, May 19th, 1873.myl9tf New jla il\i>r\ i THE undersigned having assumed charge of a new and spacious Laundry would respectfully an nounce that he is prepared to do washing for Steam ers, Hotels, Families, Ac., with special ttemioi paid to Ladies Dresses, Skirt*, l aces, Gents’ Shirts and every description of fine washing. This Laundry bein provided wilh the newest and most approved Machinery, and experienced help, the Proprietor believes bo can guarantee perfect satisfac tion to to his customers. Location, Bradbury’s Court, En trance on Fore near India M. JOHN SPENCER, Supertnten lant. Late Steward ot St’r John Brooks, Boston and Port land Line fel>3dlyr Plants for Sale. 8000 YEEBENAS, Strong and healthy, free from Rust. A very fine collection of Greenhouse and Bedding Plants, in excellent condition at my Greenhouse. North and Montreal Sts., (Munjoy Hill.) ALBERT DIRWANGER, FLORIST. , raayl5 _ __ d3w Cheapest Book Stores IN THE UNITED STATES. OLD Book.'bought, sold, or exchanged, or loaned for one cent per day. Send three cents for cir culars. Agents warned. ALBERT COLBY & SONS, 11» (exchange St , Portland, Moss, and 156 Baliimoro St., Baltimore Md tel>26___s*;ti.a Plants for Sale 10 000 „C,i0ICE sale cheap; al myMIm 'm^prn.g SnSt?Portland. Me. WOODS WOOD TTARD and SOFT WOOD for sale at No. 13 Li. Ucotattna. Also Dry Edgings. THE PBESS^ MOXDAYMORTIJfG, MAT g«. 1878. Gossip and Gleanings. Mosqu toes an: very lively in Louisville, and tl.e people are mrry for the harsh things hey sung and said about the beautiful snow. It Is a protracted labor, this season, to get rid of winter attire; seediness is more apparent in the streets than in the field*. Cebro-.spinal meningitis and horse stealing caused respectively a nearly equal number of deaths in Kansa; last month. The robins, this year, having become tired of waiting for deciduous trees to leave, have invested largely in house lots among the ever greens. It was specified by the contractors that the postal cards should be of uniform and unfad ing color, but an impecunious debtor remarks that they le rapidly turning to dun. A Western reporter asserts that ’‘Long John Wentworth” has had a liook-and-lad der company arrested on suspicion of picking his pocket. • It is said that Joaquin Miller lived with the Modocs several y_ars. We wouldn't be sur prised, says tlie Courier-Journal, if it was the reading of some of his poetry'hat gave them such a disgust for the white man. Sentimental young men at Brownville, Tenn., insist that it is impossible to talk love to the suburban belle beneath the trees and in the moonlight, owing to th : interpo ition of the caterpillar:!, that even crawl between clasped hands and beating hearts. The aged agriculturi. t has now grasped the ploughshare and is merrily bounding over the bogs and rocks anil roots, and wrenc Jug hi* joints and bruising his shins, and swearing copiously. There is no life so free and inde pendent as that of a farmer unless it is that of a clerk. _ Trotting Extraordinary. TWO HUNDRED MILES IN FORTY-FIVE HOLTIS. On Wednesday and Thursday, the 14th and 15lh inst, the driving park at St. Paul, Minn, was the scene of an extraordinary irot, Mr. Martin Delaney matching his sorrel inure (a small, full-blooded Morgan) to trot 230 miles in Ibrty-eigbt hours, for the small stake of $200. The St. Paul Pre$» says of the first day: ‘The trot wa:i commenced yesterday at twenty minutes past four a. m., Mr. J. Cum mings holding the tibbons. The mare start ed out at the rate of more than te., miles an hour for the first two hours, and was gradu ally slowed to about an average of ten miles an hour. At five minutes past ten she had completed the first fifty miles, naking it in some fi/e five hours and forty-five minutes. She was then given a rest of three hours and a halt, and was stared at a little past half past one on the second fifly miles. A half past seven she had completed it, having made the first hundred miles infitteen hours, which leaves thirty-three hours for the completion of the other hundred She made the last mile of her first, hundred yesterday the fast est of any—five and one-hail minutes. Those who witnessed the feat say the mare showed no sign of fatigue, never sweat a hair, and trotted off to the stable to feed at the end of her day’s I; bor as briskly as though she had just come from the barti ” Of the second the same paper says: “Wednesday the first 100 miles was com pleted. and at halt-past seven o’clock the mare was driven to stable apparenily in as good condition as if she had only traveled one-quart r of the distance. Yesterday morning, wheD taken out of the 'am at five o’clock to complete the trot, she seem d a lit tle sore at first, but soon warmed up and commenced her davs’s work with wonderful ease. At ten o'clock she had completed thir one miles, an was withdrawn until tour min utes past twelve p. M. Alter this rest, in which she manifest'd no signs of weariness, she made h" rest seven miles, in one hour and two minutes. No pains were taken to keep a regular account of her rate of speed, but in geneial terms it average through the day about six minutes and five and one-half seconds per mile tor I he first fifty miles wid seven minutes and two and one-hall seconds foi the second fifty miles. Atterlhe rest given the mare—from seven until nine o clock in the evening—all parties on the ginund saw that she would make her 200 miles eaily. She pur sued her even g it, and a few minutes past one o'clock this morning completed the race, makin^her last mile In nine minutes and siconds. Thus she won the. wag er. and iu three bouts less than the time giv en her. She trotted off the 'rack seemingly unconscious of the marvel she had perform ed.” _ How it Keels to he Drowned.—Dr. Hoffman of Dixon, III., w ho was one of the , ictims of the recent bridge disaster in that town, and was very nearly drowned, thus de scribes bis sensation while in the water; I could feel the water running down my threat and in my ears, and all at once expetienced the most delightful seusatinn. I see • ed to be at peace with everyihing. and perfectly happy. My whole life passed before me like a flash of lightning, the events appearing in sequence, the most prominent appear ng to be inde.licly impressed upon my mind. Cir cumstances I had forgotten appeared vividly, anil I di'1 not want, to be disluibed. I should have prtfeired to remain where I was. While in the midst of a healitie revi rie, thinking what my w ile n ouludo if she were saved and I drowned, I felt a hand, on my shoulder. I was pulled out at d placed on a rock. I was almost insensible, hut gradu ally lo myself. Oh, how sick and wretched I felt! I was greatly astonished at the number of events that passed through my mind while under ilie water. Nothing that occurred during chil diood was evident, but everything since I was abou* 19 years old appeared before me as if phot* gra bed. The sensation 1 experienced while the water was going down nij throat was no* unpleas ant. It seemed as if I was going on a jour ney, and was surrounded by all kinds ot beau tiful things. A Ghost, and What Came of It.—An Iowa newspaper asks the following 'conun drums : ‘Do the spirits of the departed ever appear upon earth? Are they permitted to return, and bold visible commi.nion with former friends? Do they hover about us?” Now for the reason of these interrogatories! A young man died at Princeton township, leav ing a widow who subsequently engaged her self to a nan in Californi», with whom she had been acquainted formerly. But No. 1 appeared to her, and lifting his finger saia: “Postpone your marriage t” He came again a lew nights after, and repeated his “Post pone vour marriage! ’ She was very much frightened, but her friends told her it was the nightmare. Still the dead husband kept saying tbe same thing. Then he appeared to the mother of tbe lady, and this time he va ried the monotony of tbe warning, for he said: “Have Sarah’s marriage postponed.'’ So the poor widow wrote to her affianced aiid had tbe nuptials put off. Now, what came next? What, but a San Francisc i newspa per containing a uiai -ed acc< unt of tbe airest for robbery of the California lover, ai d of his incarceration for want of bail ? Furthermore it spoke of his wife and children as dcsuving of sympathy, and assistance of the charitable. So ghostly Number One did not appear for nothing; and the widow is, perhaps, jn her gratitude, more in love with her husband s shade thau she ever was with the substance. Baby Farming in Washington.—Dr. W D. Stewart, medical sanitary inspector to the board ot health at Washington, disc, v ered a negro woman in a very degraded quar ter of tbe city nursing a very delicate white infant, a day or two ago, and on ii quiry, learned that she had been in the habit of re ceiving in ants to nurse “as long as they lived from the private lying-in establish ment of Miss “Dr.” Jane Wilson. Miss Wilson was visited by a health officei. who wished to asceitain if she made any return of the b rths and deaths oc. u Tine in the estab lishment, according to law. Sue claims to keep a “lying-in hospital ’for the accommo dation of “ladies who d* sire entire pilvacv , and especially of young girls who nave been unfortunate. She ays she has done and . doing “a good business;” 'bather pat iento come to her from Washington u ^ *cjn. ing cities, that 1*^ Vh alHl for the clnnati, O., ‘ eot locality. She atiends past vea- m her]pre.^ (h(.m ti„ fu||y "t r P“™d ' and disposes of I heir offspring for recovered. ^ ,h.|t lhe births were return* i *«'tlie health officers, but rhat fictitious aioes were used. Tbe infants, being “faim ‘,'j ()Ut," were of course expected to die, but no record was made o! tlieir cases. The board of health will take such action as the law au thorizes.

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