Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, May 26, 1873, Page 2

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated May 26, 1873 Page 2
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THE PRESS. MONDAY MORNING, MAY 2«, ISIS. Ev.£av reiuiar attache of tho Pbess is furnished with a card certificate countersigned by Stanley T. Pullen, Editor. All railway, steamboat and bote managers will confer a favor upon us by dc“^“'oar Orel-minis of every person claiming to WjJJ .n,um lour.ial, as we have infonnotion t‘“*t '"anie of the mere" are seeking courtesies ^ ^ cven ,,afi PltESS, and wo have no disposi a!vely, a iiarty to such frau I uv do not~readVnonymon* ietters and communi • i ms The name ami address of tke writer are In an esses tndtopensab c, not necessarily for publication butas a guaranty of good faith. W cannot undertake to return or reserve com munications that are not used. A Matter for Consideration. A few days since, a remark fell from the lips of a leading state official, who is well versed in Maine affairs, to the effect that in every county except Aroostook there are unmistakable indications that agricultural pursuits are languishing, and that the cum ber of tarms successfully cultivated, is each year growing less. Indeed, so obvious is the decline of agriculture in Maiue, that the casual observer iu passing through the towns nearest our cities, must be struck with the number of houses bearing the placard “for sale,” and the number already deserted. The natural conclusion, one would arrive at, as to the cause of this decline, is that farming in Maine has not proved so remuner ative as u.iior departments of industry. Such however is not the case; for during the ex istence of the State, there has not been a pe riod when agricultuie in Maine has met so ready and large rewards, and when its branch es were so diversified as during the last de cade. Aside from a few instances of rare for tune in speculation which hare been overbal anced a hundred times by great failures, the returns of well directed effort in farming in Maine have born as great or greater than those of any other of the industrial pursuits. Indeed, after some inquiry, we venture to predict that no capital employed in industrial pursuits has been so renumerative iu Maine the past ten years as that intelligently em ployed in agriculture. We are confident that any person who cares to make the inquiry will find our statement true in a remarkable degree. It is admitted that thousands of farmers live at a poor dying rate—that a great many work without heart or purpose, employing the same old methods and raising the same crops in the same way as did their grand fathers when the soil was new. A great many too, work hard, but imbued with the idea that there is no progress to be made in their vocation—that it matters not how the back of the earth is tickled with the hoe, it will laugh, or rather to their minds, gape with an indifferent or sob with a reluctant harvest— follow the old beaten track as mere machioes. Thousands of young men have seen agricul ture through this medium, and there is every reason why it should be repulsive. Few de sire to be machines; yet as they have been taught, there is no opportunity for the exer cise of their brains, no field for development, no certain rewards that young men prize, and hence they seek the city to work harder for generally less substantial reward or go West to till broad acres—for whom?—well, mostly for the speculators and the Tom Scots and Commodore Vanderbilt. While the farming towns arc being gradn ally depleted, the cities are being crowded to iapletion. In the city, even in the most la borious occupations, there is a surplus of la borers ; while for more favored situations and the professions there is a hopeless multi tude of aspirants. Farmers still sacrifice their farms and flock to the city, to engage in lighter business and waste their small sav ings in avocations they know nothing about. In every considerable village and especially in the cities, there are hundreds of men striving hopelessly with poverty, who, by us ing the same degree of prudence and industry on the deserted farms of Maine would secure a competency. ' It is not our purpose to enter into an ex tended enumeration of the direful causes that are tending to depopulate our rural towns. They are numerous and no class can free itself from the responsibility. The boy on the farm learns from his father that there is no alleviation in the ceaseless round of toil. He is taught to believe that there is no ad vance, and that the farm life and occupation is little better than perpetual prison life. The school teacher begins to early remind the boy “that lives of great men all remind us,” etc., and he aspires to the Presidency. His read ing books at school are replete with the “ex celsior” examples of the poor farmer’s boy who toiled on to become a chief justice, or senator, or merchant prince, and henceforth he sees no allurements short of the bench, the forum, A. T. Stewart’s establishment, or some other equally incomprehensible and unattainable object. The rural physician, the rural clergyman and the rural lawyer usually advise the young man to go to col lege or to enter a profession. Rarely if ever, do these real magnates of our country towns ad vise him to stick to the farm. Rarely do they take auy interest in that department, though they have it in their power to do much. But it is not so much an object to diagnos es, e the cause of the decay as to apply a rem edy. That is most difficult, yet we doubt not that it can be found. It mu3t begin in an attempt to correct the pernicious and growing aversion to manual labor that exists in society; there must, too, be an attempt made to make young men see that agriculture is a science that requires intelligence and skill; the school master, the school book and the literature that seek to inspire the coun try boy to strive for positions he can never attain should be banished, their united re sult* being cheap jacks, speculators, office seekers and swindlers; the local press, the clergymen and the other local professionals of the country should use their influence and culture to correct the growing evil; statistics should be published showing that farming is remunerative in Maine; our Sta‘e agricul tural organizations should do something to correct the evil, but unfortunately these have fallen into the hands of the ruffians of the race course and a set of wire-pullers who are only interested in securing the few little offi ces at their control. Those are, however, a large number of in telligent farmers who can give some valuable hints on this subject and from such we would like to receive communications, assured that this subject is one of vital importance to all classes in our State and to none to a greater degrea than those dwelling in cities who de pend upon the country for their bus iness. A commercial college which among other branches teaches penmanship in another city, makes us a proposition to advertise to the amount of $30 on the condition that we shall j take our pay in tuition. It may be possible that the Press compositors would warmly approve the acceptance of the proposition, if n°t for the editorial rooms, for some our correspondents; but until the arga\n is made with the commer entTtn C0'.lege>lct us adjure our correspond ed °n,y °n °ne side slanding^bout ^lrginia"a had a misunder ing,the%erveVKhady-^e to teach tlemen required them to Rn-ii°n0r as gen“ blood. They chose seconds-th 6aCl1 others fired and one was made to belie m6t ’ t,1Py had fatally wounded the other* tjjat *'e turns out that their seconds imposed °W 11 them by putting blank cartridges in shot guns. Evidently the “code of honor” is on its last legs in Virginia. It cannot stand ridicule. The Boston Advertiser believes that the postal card is a new means of communication, and that those who keep a separate postal ac count will find at the close of the year tha they have used as much for letter postage as usual. The conclusion, therefore, is that the introduction of the postal card will not be in jurious to the revenues of the post office de partment. : The fellow tbat sends tbose curious dc bes from the Modoc country undoubt ed^ could find a better model for tbe prepara tion of concise and valuable news than that adopted by him, but he makes amends by at tempting to be humorous by telegraph, and, considering that he is in the Modoc country > and on short rations, displays a gushing cheerfulness that surpasses Mark Tapley. For instance: About this time the gentle Warm Spring Indians, who were outside the interviewing apartment, commenced singing one of their nationcl melodies and drawing their bright knives across their neat moccasins, which caused an uueasiuess among the squaws and terminated the consultation We regret however,tbat after previously stat ing that Capt. Jack is a temperate and seri ous minded savage, he should so far impair his previous statement of his high character, as to relate the circumstance of his possession of a stolen watch and with it played cheap jack to delude his followers to believe that they were pachyderms and might defy Feder al bullets. The fanciful dispositions he has made of that Shacknasty family, first having them all killed in battle, and then bringing them into camp as irresponsible prisoners of war, is reprehensible and can but lacerate the finer feelings of the braves that bear that aris tocratic name. The Bangor Democrat has always beeh a setious and sometimes an intense newspaper. Consequently when its offshoot the Commer cial attempts to be funny, it over-shoots its aim very much as good Daniel Drew would as the clown of (he circus ring or Gen Butler in the attempt tobs a statesman. We are reminded of this by its latest at'empt at drollery,which was that Judge Kent’s friends were making arrangements to withdraw that gentleman in favor of Mr. Stone at the dicta tion of the Ilamiin men. Judge Kent’s friends are quietly but earnestly at work to secure his nomination at Bangor and their assurances are such that they do not contem plate any such contingency as that to which the Commercial refers; and least of all a bar gain cf that character. Bcciness Changes.—The following are re cent business changes in this State: Auburn,—Dorman & Littlefield, wood, coal, &c., dis; now Henry P. Dorman. I. C. Lombard & Co., boot and shoe manufac tures, admit Joseph Littlefield and G. W. Cur tis. Fairfield.—C. D. Lawrence & Co; E. T. Hinds withdraws. Vickery & Lowry, tailors and men’s furnish ing, sold out to Farnsworth & Fogg. O. M. Melntire & Co., groceries;Eugene Rich ardson retires; now O. M. Melntire. New Sharon.—S. M. Howes, gen. store, sold out' Portland.—S. P. Barbour, fruit and provi sions, sold out to E. Goding. H. T. Carter, Sunday Star, sold out to A. P. Welch. I D. Merrill & Co., plumbers; S. D. Merrill retires. Skowhegan.—F. B. Heselton, drugs, sold out to Wm. Symons. Stark.—W. W. Norcros, gen. store, sold out. News and Other Items. A colony of Friends, counting some thous and thees, is to be settled in Western Texas. According to Florida papers, fleas hare mul tiplied there to such an extent that all the in habitants are suffering from phlebitis. An Ohio legislator has presented a resolution forbidding any more babies being named John Smith in that State. The difficulty of disposing of vagrant canines as the dog-days approach has been solved iu San Francisco by the establishment of numer ous Chinese eating-houses. Gen. Schofield writes that the Sandwich Is landers are ripe for annexation aud anxious to become a pait of the territory of the United States. Well posted men in tha upper peninsula of Michigan estimate that 1,500,000 tons of iron ore will be shipped from that part of the State this summer. Persons sending five-twenty bonds of 1862 this month to the United States Treasurer, in cluded in the fourth call, upon which interest ceases on the first proximo, will have mailed to them checks of redemption by the 1st of June. The residence of the late LeGrand Lockwood at Norwalk, Ct., wiiich cost 81,300,000, has gme into possession of the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern railway company, which held a $300,000 mortgage on it. A Boston clergyman, last Sunday, alluded to the spring bonnets, as those incomprehensi ble huddles of finery and frivolity which ladies place upon their heads.” Incomprehensible huddle is good,even for a clergyman. According to Mr. Creswell, the postal cards costs the Government $1 36 per thousand. The orders up to date have reached the enormous amount of 25.000,000, of which the cost to the people will bo $250,000, and to the Governm ent $34,000. They have a business like method of proced ure iu Kansas. In the midst of the excitement caused by the terrible discoveries of bodies uud er the Bender house, a small board appeared on one of the graves announcing that the deserted Bender claim had been pre-empted by another settler. The Chicago Times doesn’t take to the New York World’s plan for galvanizing the Demo cratic party iuto life on the free-trade issue,and contemptuously speaks of the paper itself as the “Eastern frontier organ of the recollection call ed the Democratic party.” A young mau in a suburban town sent off his first postal card on Thursday morning. After writing a message on the back he enclosed it in an envelope,clapped on a three cent stamp, and dropped it into the Post Office, remarking that it was a very handy arrangement, and should have been introduced years ago. It has been stated in New Hampshire that Mr. Parker, one of the Democratic Congress men from that State, who so bravely voted against the extra salary, and, after the elec tion, drew the money, proposes to devote it to the founding of an orphan’s asylum; but the Nashua Telegraph says that the only orphan’s asylum he is erecting is a $5,000 residence for his own use. STATE NEWS. ANDROSCOGGIN COUNTY. Last Friday night one corner of the store be longing to Mr. Prince, on Lisbon street, Lewis ton, settled about four inches breaking the glass in the windows. The sidewalk also went own. The Journal says that in the matter of 1. K. Estes vs. Inhabitants of Lisbon, to recover $5000 damages to plaintiff's mill privilege and buildings, caused by a freshet. Judge Walton and Judge Danforth, before whom the hearing transpired, rendered the decision at Auburn on Friday last. They awarded the plaintiff $1200. P. Clough of Lewiston, has purchased the River road stage l'ne between Lewiston and Livermore Centre, and has secured a contract for carrying the mails. Auburn is to have a new $3000 sehool house. The hearing on the Lewiston & Auburn rail road injunction case is postponed until June 13, on account of the continued illness of John Rand, Esq., one of the counsel. By agreement of counsel the city of Lewiston is restrained from issuing bonds, or paying out money on ac count of the railroad prior to the bearing. The appropriations of the city of Aubum for the present fiscal year are $81,053.22. KENXBBEC COUNTY. A mammoth shed has recently been erected at the quarries at Hallowell. It is intended for a cover to the stone cutters, The foundations of the classical school build ings at Hallowell are nearly completed. F. B, Philbrook of Augusta,was awarded $50 Srcmium for a drawing of a snow plow, by the 'ational Association of Railroad Master Me chanics, at its recent session in Baltimore. A few days since, dogs killed twelve, and wounded seventeen valuable merino sheep, belonging to A. F. Ricker of Waterville. They were valued at $200, Other parties also have suffered in the same way. Work on the railroad extension is going for ward rapidly. The trestle work on the “Island” opposite the colleges at Waterville, is nearly up, KNOX COUNTY. T. R. Simonton of Camden, has in his posses sion a “permit to settle” in the town of Cam den, bearing date “Boston, Nev. 14, 1772.” H. L. Alden, oakum manufacturer of Cam den, is erecting a new building, and will put in new machinery. So says the Herald. A lady and her daughter boarded last sum mer with William Cobb of Camden. Wh.*n they left the lady said to Mr. C., “If I should die will you adopt my child?” He assented. East week he received a letter stating the wo man was dead. True to his word be went after 6 girl and brought her borne. T LINCOLN COUNTY. pletcdDew '>r'dKe at Wiscassct is nearly com The >1 OXFORD COUNTY Thursday'S??,^?® Factory was dedicated on hundred nonne. 1 utlU8l’al ceremony Twelve Band gave the mufc'® MPreso,nt' The N“rway o^eecbes were made. The TT • PENoBSC°* county. visit Salem^M?09®. Col,1Pany of Bangor is to the William'^*®89'’/*0 * 22d, on invitation of Ilham Penn Hose Company of that city. SAGADAHOC COUNTY. Bath has 200 polls more than last year. PaPer Company manufacture 5000 pounds of book and newspaper daily, em ploying forty hands. Their pay roll is $1500 a month. A chimney at this mill 75 feet high and 8 feet square at the base, was recently mov ed twenty feet in eight hours, without losing the fires. WALDO COUNTY. William McGilvery and other capitalists of Searsport, will guarantee the amount of stock asked of tbe town for the Bay & River Rail road. The Burnham slate quarries are to be sold to a company of cupitalists and are to be extensive ly operated. WASHINGTON COUNTY. There is some talk at Calais just now of ex tending the St. Croix & Penobscot Railroad to the lme of the E. & N. A. Railway, a distance of 60 miles. h„n?nLTuCfsdraycnisht the dwellings, with out buildings, of J. Sears and Jas. Granger of Cal vIr- Granger loses $3000; insured $lo00 Mr. Sears was insured for $1, 350; loss not stated. 1 The city of Calais is to borrow on an issue of bonds, $20,000 with which to build a new school-house. The valuation of Deunysville is $290,636 Tax $4,112.86. Rev. W. K. Pierce of Eastport is to deliver the oration in that town on decoration day. (Press Correspondence.) The addition to the post office in Lubec has been plastered with our lime, and the mason who did the work, after an experience of thirty years in the use of Rockland lime, pronouuces the lime manufactured by the L. L. B. Compa ny to be superior to the Rockland article, re quiring one-third more sand and making a much stronger and more durable cement. Sam ples of the Time have been sent to Boston, tried by practical masons and received their unquali fied recommendation. Parties have bonded the lime rock on the farms of Raymond and Waston Reynolds, Hiram and William Com stock, Lyman Guptill and Benjamin Small, and will put up buildings, kiln and wharf in Rey nold’s cove, at North Lubec. YORK COUNTY. The Saco House is to be sold at auction June 4th. Mrs. Emmons was thrown from a carriage in Biddeford last Friday. Her shoulder was dis located. R. H. Ingersoll of Biddeford, was presented with a Past Grand Chancellor’s collar by his brother Knights of Pythias last Friday even ing. IN GENERAL. The Maine Poultry Association offers a libe ral premium to the boy not less than 12 years of age, and another to the girl over 12 yearsold, for the best collection of fowl of their own rais ing, to lie exhibited at the fair of this Associa tion For All Iiocnlitien and Climes. A true specific is adapted to all localities and climes and lor this reason, that it strikes at the causative principal of the diseases which it is administered to cure. Hostetter’s Stomach Bitters, for example, is a true specific, not only because it fortifies the body against the external influences which prompts dis ease, but because, when taken as a remedy instead oi as a preventive, it neutralizes the infeci ive principle in the blood and thereby destroys the primary source of the ailment. Hence as an antidote to epidemic disorders, and to all complaints wbich are produced or aggravated by miasma, or the presence of any thing deleterious in the air. the water or the soil, it is as nearly infallible as any medicinal preparation can be. In our own country, as a remedy for intermit tent fevers, bilious affections, constipation, dyspepsia, nervous weakness, rheumatism and general debility, it is unrivalled, nor is it. less celebrated in the tropics as a preventive of malarious feveis. SPECIAL NOTICES. MV SOW SPEAKS. Mr. H. K. Stevens : Dear Sir—This is to show thnt my son was taken sick in January, 1864, with Scrofula, which came out in large sores and ulcers on his leg and hip. His leg and hip was swelled more than twice its natural size. He hat! several doctors of high standing in their profession—two from Boston and three from Charleston—without getting a bit better. He was obliged to lie wherever he was placed, for ho had no nse of his limbs whatever. When we had given up all hopes of his living, we were told to try VEGK 1JINE, the great blood remedy; and he had taken it but a short time before we could see a great change. The sores run so bad that we had to change the cloths four or five times a r’ay. Still, he was getting better; for he conld move his limbs and help bimselr a little. He was soon able to sit up in bed, and, by constant use of VEGETINE, it has cured him. He has a lame leg which he will probably have for life; but we all honestly believe, if wo had used VEGETINE before we had bothered with those doctors, it would have saved the use of his leg, and restored it to nat ural health. I hope all those troubled with Scrofula will read this testimony of me and my son, who is now woll, and able to speak tor himself.. CATHERINE MAHONEY, DANIEL MAHONEY. 19 Trenton St., Charlestown, Mass. May 10‘ 1872. ' The above plain but honest statement conclusively shows the quick and thorough cleansing effects of the VEGETINE in Scrofula. Wliat is Yegetine? It is a compound extracted from barks, roots, and herbs. It is Nature’s remedy. It is perfectly harm less from aDy bad effect upon the system. It is nour ishing and strengthening. It acts directly upon the blood. It quiets the n«rvous s stem. It gives you good, sweet sleep at night. It is a gieat panacea for our aged fathers and mothers, for it gives them strength, quiets their nerves, and gives them Na ture’s sweet sleep, as has been proved by many an aged person. It is the great Blood-^urifter. It is a soothing remedy for our children. It has relieved and cured thousands. It is very pleasant to take— every child likes it. Unsolicited Evidence. Springfield, Me., May 14, 1872. Mr. H. R. Stevens : Dear Sir—My daughter has been out of health for about two years. About a year ago she had a tumor coroe<on her hide, which was very painful. I saw VEGETINE advertised in the Farmer, and sent to Bangor and got two bottles. She is now tak ing the second b ttle: her health is much improved and the tumor is going away as fast as it came. Everyone in this vici.iitj knows what VEGETINE has done for my daughter, and I take every opportu nity to recommend it to those who are not aware of its great value. Yours respectfully, MRS. SUSAN C. RANDALL. For Sale. A two story'BRICK HOUSE, No. 66 Danforth 6treet, containing 13 finished rooms. Furnace, Gas Fixtures, a good Cistern, Well and Sebago Water, a good Stable and Lot 40x100 feet. Inquire of JOHN C. PROCTER, may21eod3wsn 94 Exchange Street. FISHING TACKLE! All kinds of tackle for Trout or Picker ell fishing. Wholesale aud Retail. O. L. BAILEY, 48 Exchange Street, Selling Agent for I>F FONT’S GUNPOWDER, ray 16_ snoodtf Piano Tuning. Orders attended to personally by FD. B. ROBINSON, Piano Rooms, 5 Cnhoou Block.. (Opposite City Hali.) mar28-d3m. A BOOK FOR EVER If MAN. THE “SCIENCE OF LIFE, OR SELF PRES ERVATION,” a Medical Treatise on tlie Cause and Cure of Exhausted Vitality, Premature Decline in Man, and Nervous and Physical Debilitv, Hypochon dria. Impoteney, Spermatorrhoea or Seminal Weak ness. and other diseases arising from the errors of youth or the indiscretions cr excesses of mature years. This is indeed a book for every man. Thou sands have been taught by this work the true way to health and happiness, it is the cheapest and best medical work ever published, and i he only one on this class ot ills worth reading. 190th edition, revis ed, much enlarged, illustrated, hound in beautiful French cloth. Price only $1. Sent by mail, post paid, on receipt of price. Address PEABODY MED ICAL INSTITUTE, No. 4 Bulfinch street, Boston, Mass., or Du. W. H. PARKER, Assistant Physician. N. B. The author may be consulted on the above as well as all diseases requiring skill and experience. mar31sneod&wly House l'or Sale. AT GORHAM, ME., a large handsome two story house, rooms ot both stories of good size and height, ou a fine lot having 274 rods front on South St., a short distance from Church, Post-office and Depot, The Choice Milantion in Gorham. Besides numerous aud hue shade trees, dower beds and hedges, there are nearly a hundred fruit trees, apple, crab-apple, pear, peach and cherry, ten grape vines, and a good garden containing many currant bushes, gooseberry bushes, strawberry and asparagus beds fine pieplant, ^c. There arc about 33 acres of land, affording pasturage and many choice house lots. Inquire of JOHN W. PERKINS. Portland, or Rev. Geo. A. Perkins, on the premises. apr30eneodtf CONSUMPTION CAN BE CURED BCHENCK’S PULMONIC SYRUP, SCHENCK’S SEAWEED TONIC, SCHENCK’S MANDRAKE PILLS, Are the only medicines that will cure Pulmonary consumption. Sometimes medicines that will stop a cough will of ten occasion the death of the patient. It locks up the liver, stops the circulation of the blood, hemorrhage follows, and, in fact, clogging the action of the very organs that caused t he cough. Liver complaint and dyspepsia arc the causes of two-thiids of the cases of consumption. Many are now complaining with dull pain in the side, the bow els sometimes costive and sometimes to loose, tongue coated, pain in the shoulder blade, feeling sometimes very restless, and at other times drowsy; the food that is aken lies heavily on the stomach, accompani ed with acidity and belching of wind. These symp toms usually originate from a disordered condition of the etomach or a torpid liver. Persons so affected, if they take one or two heavy colds, and if the cough in these cases be suddenly stopped, the lungs, liyer and stomach clog, and remain torpid and inactive, and before the patient is aware of his situation, the lungs are a mass of sores, and ulcerated, and death is the inevitable result.* Schenck’s Pulmonic Syrup is an expectorant which does not contain any opium, nor anything calculated to check a cough suddenly. Sclienck’8 Seaweed tonic dlss r the food, mixes with the gastric juice of the eto ach, digests easily, nonrishes the system, and creat a healthy circula tion of the blood. When the els are costive, skin shallow, and the patient is a billious habit, Schenck’s Mandrake Pills are required. These medicines are prepaired by Dr. J. H. SCHENCK & SON, Noitlieast corner of Sixth and Arch streets, Philadelphia. Penn., and tor sale by GEO. C. GOODWIN & CO., 38 Hanover street, Bos ton, and John F. Henry, 8 College place, New York. For sale by Druggists generally. septSsneodtf LOOK OUT. When one knows not what he’s about, As wiib the best sometimes may be, If some kind friend would cry “Look out!” From trouble it might keep him free. If a traveler should miss his route, And his mistake he did not see, If one who knows hould cry “Look ou,. How grateful for it bo should be. When Bon 8 are looking round tor “CLOTHES, Coat, Pants, Vest. Hat and Shoes comp etc, Let them “look out” for George FennO 8, Corner of Beach and Washington street Boston. my21 snlw SPECIAL NOTICES. FOR MOTH, PATCHES, FRECKLES And TAN, use PERRY’S Motli and Freckle Lotion. It Is RELIABLE and harmless. Sold by Druggists everywhere. Depot, 49 Bond St., N. Y, mar22_ •_d&wsn6ml7 BANK OF PORTLAND. On, and after this date, the nndei .gned will carry on a strictly Banking business, at the Banking Rooms now occupied by the Secon National Bank, in Portland, Maine, under the style of the “BANK OF PORTLAND” and as such, will receive Deposits and make Discounts, In the regular course of the Banking Business. W. N. GOOLD. Portland, June 24th, 1872. jun23newlt then sn tf FOR PIMPLES ON THE FACE, Blackhead and Fleshworm, use PERRY’S improv ed Comedone and Pimple Remedy, the great skin medicine. Prepared only by Dr. B. C. PERRY', Dermatologist, 49 Bond St., N. Y. Sold by Druggists vcrywhere,mar22dAw3n6ml7 To the Public, The Society for the Prevention ot Cruelty to Ani mals respectfully gives notiee that Alonzo H. Libby, Constable, whose office is at No. 80 Middle Society(U^ 8tair8^ k*s been appointed Agent of the WOODS, SMITH & ESTEV’S LATEST STYLES OF REED ORGANS AT LOW PRICK*. For sale by C. K* HAWES, Music Healer. myl4snlm_ 77 Middle gtreel. ROOM PAPERS IN GREAT VARIETY L0RIN6, SHORT & HARMON, under Falmouth Hotel. my3-lm bn Howard Association, Philadelphia, Pa. An Institution having a high reputation for honor able conduct and professional skill. Acting Surgeon. J. S. HOUGHTON, M. D. E-says for Young ^len sent free of charge. Address, HOWARD ASSOCIA TION, No. 2 South Ninth St., Philadelphia, Pa. mv7 _ sn3m OPENING. EASTMAN BROTHERS’ * \ — OPEN ON — WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, - MAY 7TH AND STH, A fine assortment ot z LADIES SUITS, DOLMANS, SHAWLS, Ac. BERLIN SUITS At le.-'8 than cost of importation. LINEN SUITS Plain and richly embroidered, from $6Jto;$25. WHITE LAWN SUITS. $4.90 to $20.00. LADIES LINEN TRAVELING POLON AISE — AND — DUSTERS. CASHMERE AND LAMA GAR MENTS in great variety. WHITE SHETLAND SHAWLS Frcm $1.00 upwards. CAMBRIC AND PRINT WRAPS From $2 to $6. ALSO NEW DRESS GOODS At very low prices. 1 I BLACK SILKS At $0.00, 1.00, 1.20, 1.45, 1,62,1.88, 2.00.2.15, & 3.0 S3F“ These Silks have Just been bought in New York at the recent '‘Panic Prices.” STRIPED SILKS From 87J cents te $2.25. VERY CHEAP. HOUSEKEEPING GOODS TVe keep constantly on hand a full assortment at the very lowest prices. black cashmere, bbap d ete, BRILLIANTEENS, Ac., Ac. SdP“No trouble to allow Goods.. /a EASTMAN BROS., 332 CONGRESS STREET. my3 sntf SPECIAL NOTICES. ROOM PaIFeTrs-! ROOM PAPERS! THE LARGEST PAPER HANGING ESTABLISHMENT East of Boston Is at NO. 61 EXCHANGE STREET, and all who are in need of ROOM PAPERS should been in mind that LOTHROP, DEVEN8 & CO. keep a complete line of these goods. Every possible STILE AND GRADE is now In stock. A large lot of ENGLISH PAPER HANGINGS are offered at REDUCED PRICES ! SPECIAL INDUCEMENTS offered to owners of let houses, which will enable them to buy their ROOM PAPERS — AT — WHOLESALE PRICES. OUR

Window Shade Department is very extensive, an ! nearly all new goods, many designs having never been shown In this market. SHADE TASSELS, all sizes and colors. Standard Patent Fixtures, Curtain and Picture Card., Ac., Ac., at prices that cannot fall to ensure ready sales. LOTHROP, DEVEN8 & CO.. No. 61 Exchange Street. _tf BONDS ! BONDS of western cities and connties, 10 per cent, interest and principal payable in the east. Private property as well as public rea.hed. Debts very small in proportion to property and therefore easily paid. Careful investors are Invited to call and examine the Bonos. L iwb and Decisions of the courts upon such securities and will find them very safe. Tnere is nothing better. CHARLES M. HAWKES, feb7snt 28 Exchange st., Portland. BATCHELOR’S HAIR DYE. This splendid Hair Hve Is the beet in the world The only True and Perfect Dye. Harmless Reliable and Instantaneous; nodisappointment; no ridiculous tln'.j or unpleasant odor. Remedies the ill fleets of bad dyes washes. Produces Immediately a snperb Black or Natural Brown, and leaves the hair clean, soft and beautiful. The genuine, signed W. A. atchelor. Sold by all Druggists. CHAS. BATCHELOR, Prop., A. T. IdAwivrs N To Lei. THE commodious four storied Brick Store, No. 57 Commercial St..—immediate posession given. Inquire of ELIAS THOMAS & CO., „ , „ No. 90 Commercial St. Or ot w. W. THOMAS. Canal National Bank. _septl2sntf Averlll Chemical Paint Co., " Manufacturers of PUREST WHITE ! AND Any Desired Shade or Color, Prepared for Immediate Application. SOLD By The GALLON ®NTjY DURABLE, BEAUTIFUL, ECONOMICAL. D. M. YEOMANS, General Eastern Agent, 83 Commercial St. Portland. sel2-eodtf sn ON THE BREAKFAST, LUNCHEON, DINNER AND SUPPER TABLE. LKA Sc PERRINS’ Worcestershire Saute IS INDESPENSABLE. JOHN DUNCAN’S SONS. New York, Agents for the United States. oc**7_ _ eodsnly D. C. GOLDEE, Over E. T. Elden & Co., 5 Free Street. PARASOLS! PARASOLS! PARASOLS! CLUB HANDLE PARASOLS ! WALKING STICK PARASOLS ! The new Silver Grey Club Stick Parasols with Chatelaines attached. CLUB STICK & TOURIST STYLE — IN — Plain Black Lined, Plain Black not Lined, Blue Changeable, Brown Changeable, Green Changeable, Grey Lined and Fringed. Blue Striped and Fringed, Black, Grey and BlaflT Serges, Doable Face Satin Serges, Black aad White Doable Frloged, Henry Gros Grain Lined, Crepe Trimmed Gros Grain, See., Ac1 SUN UMBRELLAS AND SHOWERETTES. SUN UMBRELLAS AND SHOWERETTES " — IN — Blue, Blown, Green, Purple and Black Changenblcs, and we are dally receiving tlic Newest and most Novel Styles — IN — CLUB STICK AND TOURISTS, which, with our present large assortment, will be found;superlor in style and L O WE It IIS PBICK8 » than any lu the city. D. O. BOLDER, Over E. T. Elden & Co., No. 5 Free St. apr22rocod3m MABBI bid ._ In Norway, May 18. Levi Poo! and Miss Georgie A Kilgore, both of North Waterford. . In Waterford, May 8. Pliny B. Henley of OtlsBeld ' and Ellen A. Whitneyof Waterford. In Anbnrn, May 22, John H. Twombly of Dover and Annie C. Woodman of Aubnm. Iu West Poland, May 10, Joshua Downs of Alfred and Matilda C. Pulelfer ot East Poland. DIED. I In this city. May 24, Mary, daughter of Moses J. and Hannah (j. Haines, aged 11 years 1 month. [Funeral services Monday afternoon at 1J o’clock, at residence, 490 Congress street. Burial at the con venience of the family. , . }n this City, May 24th. Isaiah Libby, aged 74 years. [Funeral services will take place at Union Hail this forenoon at 11 o’clock. * cit7> *’1ay 25th, of congestion of the lungs, 10 months d'’ wllc of itoscoe W. Gage, aged 36 years fromUherr!l!it^Vii'f3 Tuo*lay afternoon at 3 o’clock fr™hfeag^C^r^ Congress street At Fort Preble, Mav 2r 9T, ea'S?C0Py;1 -r . H. F. Brewortou, nth Intiie?, pUI,ie’ w,,e of Capt’ In Topsliam, May 20. Mrs vt^i* *» , years. J 'iola Man son, aged 33 In Buckfleld, May 18, Mr. Timniw w about 80 years. Aimotby Record, aged In Buckfleld, May 12, Miss Anna dan^.m, , a T. Dunham, aged 20 years. ’ u*“tcr of Asa DEPARTURE OFOCEAN STEAMEi^ NAME FROM FOR DATi Crescent City.New York. .Havana.May *>7 Siberia..Boston.Liverpool.... May 27 Trincaria.New York.. Glasgow . May 28 Idaho.New York..Liverpool.... May 28 Java.New York. .Liverpool-May 28 City of Limerick.. New York. .Livorpool_May 29 City of Havana.... New York. .Havana.Mav 2U Hatteras.New York. .Bermuda.May 29 Claribel.New York. .Kingston, J. .May 30 Scandinavian.Quebec.Liverpool.May 3i Heury Chauncey.. .New York. .Aspinwall... May 31 California.New York .Glasgow.May 31 City of London.New York. .Liverpool.May 31 Villa de Havre.New York. .Havre.May 31 Palmyra.Boston.Liverpool.... May 31 Parthia.New York. .Liverpool.May 31 Baltic.New York. .Liverpool— May 31 Polynesian. Quebec.Liverpool... .June 7 JRiuiature Almanac. . May 96. Sun rises.4.29 Sun sets.7.25 I Moon sets. 8 05 PJf. I High water.11.15 AM MATtHSTE NEWS. PORT OF PORTLAND, Saturday, may 94. ARRIVED. Steamer Dirigo, Johnson, NewYork — passenger# and mdse to Henrv Fox. Steamer Falmouth. Colby, Halifax, NS- -passengers and mdse to John Porteous. Barque Daring, (of Portland) McDonald, Sagna.— 649 hhds 60 tes molasses to Phinney & Jackson. Ves sel to J S Winslow & Co. Brig F H Jennings, (of Portland) Ross, Matanzas— 60 hhds molasses to Geo S Hunt, and sugar to order Vessel to J S Winslow & Co. Brig Milo, (Br) Forest, Pictou, NS—304 tons coal to A D Whidden. Sch Maggie, (Br) Joyce, Cow Bay—180 tons coal, to John Porteous. Sch Hannie Westbrook, Littlejohn. Elizabcthport. Sch Wm Arthur, McDuffie, Elizabcthport—coal to Randall & McAllister. Sch Alaska. Thorndike, Boston. Sch Leonora, Spoftord, Boston, to load for New Haven. CLEARED. Steamer Carlotta, Mulligan, Halifax, NS — John Porteous. Sch Pointer, (Br) Tatton, St Andrews, NB—John Porteons. Sch Union, Hainor, Boston—Bunker Bros. Sauday, may 95, ARRIVED. Brig Prairie Rose, (of Portland) Griffin, Matauzas— 506 hhds 52 tes molasses to Geo S Hunt. Vessel to C H Chase & Co. Sch Bowdoin, Randall, Boston. Sch H Curtis. Curtis. Boston. Sch Monteznma, Stickney, Boston. Sch Utica, Thorndike, Rockland—lime to C A B Morse & Co. DOMESTIC PORTS. SAN FRANCISCO—Ar 15th, ship Shirley, Mat thews, Tacomo. NEW ORLEANS—Ar 19th, sch Traveller, Hodges, Brazos. Santiago. Off SW Pass 19th, ships Crescent City, and Mary E Riggs. FERNANDINA—Cld 17th inst, Etta Whittemore, Wright, Montevideo. SATILLA MILLS—Sid 14th. sch Mary J Ward, Ward. Philadelphia; Mollie, Atherton. New York. SAVANNAH—Ar 22d, sch Ida S Burgess, Cottrell, Baltimore, to load tor Providence; F Merwin, Pierce, Gardiner. ■_ Sid 22d, sch Lottie Ames, for New York. CHARLESTON—Ar 23d. schs Addie Murchie, from Richmond, Me; Carrie S Webb, Homan, New York; James Wall. Grover. Belfast. NORFOLK—Ar 21st, sch Fleetwing, Kenniston, Rockland. ALEXANDRIA—Ar 21st, brig Geo Gilchrist, Hart, Boston. Sid 21 st. sch Amos Walker, Dunn, Boston. BALTIMORE—Ar 22d, barque Almoner, Averill, Sagua: sch Willie Luce, Talbot. Charleston. Cld 22d, barque das E Ward, Wiley, St Jago. PHILADELPHIA—Ar 21st, sch Abby Wasson, Gray, Sagua. Ar 22d,schs Grace Webster,Hume, Matanzas, Ma ry Patten, Cummings, Cardenas; Boamer, McFar land, Deer Isle; Abbott Lawrence, Griffin, Bangor; Tarry Nott, Knowles, Gardiner. Also ar 22d, brig John Balch, Hodgdon, Gardiner; schs Emma F Hart, Hart, Matanzas; Wm E Barnes, Gott, Frankfort; Henry, Falkinghara, Calais; Helen G King, Crosby, St Marys, Ga; Montana, Bearse, Gardiner. Cld 22d, schs Abbie S Oakes, Rideout, Saco; Lark, Guptill, p.nd Everglade, Shaw, Newburyport; Hes perus. Conary, Salem. Cld 23d, barque Caribou, Bibber, Boston; brig Sally Brown, Matthews. Matanzas; schs C E Moody, Col lamore, Para; Sparlel. Smith, Boston. Below 23d, brigs C C Colson, Payson, from Sagua; schs Maggie Mulvey. from Boston; R L Tav, From Gardiner; Annie Tibbetts,from Boston; Joliet, from Calais. NEW YORK—Ar 22d, brig Prentiss Hobbs. J odgo, Viques 21 days; lame Reach, Currier, Havana 11 ds; Altavela, Field, Cardenas II days; Mary C Haskell, Whitmore, Remedios 11 days; schs Annie Whiting, Hutchinson, Demarara 20 days; Carr e E Woodbury, Woodbury. Barbadocs 13 days; schs Kenduskeag, Wyatt. Jacksonville; Mollie. Atherton, Satilla River; Leontine, Crockett, and Susana. Woodman. Rock land; ZSnow, Paine, do; A Hammond, Paine, and Lake, Rogers, Portland; Nathan Clifford, Coombs, Belfast; Judge Low. Hallowell. Fall River. Alsoar22d, sells Mauna Loa, Sanborn, Machias; E P Church, Gifford, Bristol, Me; Helen Thompson, Bradford, Vinalhaven: C L Vandervoit. Kelley, and Olive Elizabeth, Randall, Portland; Ida Hudson, Greeley, Fall River. Ar 23d, barques Harvest Moon, Perry, Messina; schs Belle Brown. Nash. Rockland; Crystal, Stanley, Harrington: Eugene, Young, Thomaston; Ospray. Crowley, Addison; Porto Rico, Wentworth, Bangor; Nellie Clark, Clark, Hillsboro; F A Colcord, Weeks, Newport. Passed through Hell Gate 23d, brigs Mansanilla, Benson, Rondout for Newburyport; Peri, Perkins. Port Johnson for Portsmouth; FN Tower. New York for Chatham; Brave, Foss, Port Jonbson for Boston; Arctic, Whitman, do for Rockland; Cora, Dennison, Hoboken for Pembroke. NEW HAVEN—Ar 22d, sch Jos G Stover, Arey, Jacksonville. PROVIDENCE—Cld 22d, sch Annie B, Socord, for Portland. Ar 23d. sch B L Connon, Lord, Calais. WARREN, R1—Ar 22d, sch F A Pike, Gove, from Calais. PAWTUCKET—Ar 22d, sch New Globe, Bray, Calais. NEW BEDFORD—Sid 22d, sch Lady Snffolk,Arm strong, New York. VINEYARD-HAVEN-Ar 23d, schs Sophie. Rob inson, Richmond for Boston; Sophia Kianz. Dyer, Baltimore for do; Vicksburg, Higgins, Hoboken for Millbridge; Fred Walton, Rich, Georgetown for Port land. Passed by. schs Uriah B Fisk, Fisk, Alexandria for Portland; W D B, Fliiuer, Rondout for Boston. Sid. barque Daring; brigs Jas Davis, and Frontier; sebs Mary Lymnburner, Kolon, Benj Reed. John C Libby, W H Thorndike, Martha Weexs, Mail, Sardi nian. Ganges. Mary Ella. Lizzie Dewey, Irlella Small, Hannie Westbrook. Wm Arthur, Fred Walton, Gen tile. Knight, and others. Sid 23d brig H H McGilvery; schs Jed Frye. M C Hart. Nellie Doe. and Sophie. BOSTON—Ar 23d, brigs James Davis, Partridge, Satilla River; Hampden, Smith. Savannah ; schs M A Coombs, Coombs. Savannan; E R Emerson, Snow, Baltimore; Martha Weeks, White, and Maiv Lvmn bumer, French, Rondout; S H Poole, Colby, Wis casset. Ar 24th, ship Nevada. Proctor, Singapore; sch J C Libby, Fletcher, Jacksonville. Cld 24th, barque Neptune, Beal, Cienfuegos; schs Lucy Jane, Grant, Rockland; Mary Frances, War ten, Deer Isle; Jeddie, Turner, for Lubcc; Bowdoin, Randall. Portland. NEWBURYPORT—Ar 23d, sch Vicksburg, Hig gins. Hoboken. Sid 23d, schs W S Jordan, (new) Crowell, Balti more; Lucy K Coggswell, Lee, Portland and Phila delphia. FOREION PORTS. Ar at Port Elizabeth, CGH, 10th ult. barque Arme’ nia, Harding, Boston. Ar at Melbourne March 21, barque Escort, Carver, Boston. Sid fm Calcutta April —, ship Chas H Southard, Brown, New York, (and from Saugor 17th.) Ar at Havre 22d, ship John Patten, Wyman, New Orleans. Cld at Swansea 9th inst, brig R B Gove, Harkness. Providence. At Baracoa 10th inst. schs Florence Bailey, Shea; Israel Snow, Pease; Old Chad, McClintock; Clara Bonnell, Pinkham, and E A DeHart, Pinkham, wtg cargoes. Ar at Quebec 19th inst, ship Chas Davenport, Boag, Liverpool. Ar at St John, NB, 22d inst, sch Annie W, Brans comb, Portland. Cld 22d, sch Temperance Belle, Belyea, Portland. [Latest by European steamers.l Ar at Liverpool 11th, Kentuckian, Sears, fm New Orleans. Sid 10th, Yo Semite, Mack, New York; Bombay, Emmons, Boston. Cld 10th, Lady Blessington, Williams, for Cardiff; McNear, Scott, do. Sid fm Melbourne Mch 10, Rebecca Goddard, Man son, Shanghae; Masonic, Lamphei, for Guam and Sydney NSW. Passed St Helena April 18, Johu Clark, Ross, from Singapore for London. Ar at Havre 8th inst, Baden, Dyer, New Orleans. Ar at Dunkirk 10th inst, Hattie E Taplcy, Tapley. Valparaiso. In the Roads 11th, Nellie May, Blair, from NYork for Cronstadt. Ar at Antwerp 9th in3t, Guardian, Ames, fm New Orleans. SPOKEN. April 26, lat 50, Ion 17. ship L B Gilchrist, Emerson from Liverpool for Boston. May 10, off Frying Fan Shoals, brig II II Soavey, from New York for Jacksonville. [Established 1847.] DALTON & INGERSOLL, Wholesale Dealers in Plumbers' Supplies! Nos. U & IV Union 81., Boston. Plumbers’ Earthenware a Specialty. Iron Soil Pips nnd Fittings. Copper Both Tabs. Copper Bath Boilers—30 to 100 gallons. Brass fc Plated Faucets—every variety, for water, steam and gas. J ’ Brass Pipe & Fittings—full lines. rSn|,£?,C<"rerV Rrkea tn the trade Ollly. . rnand ^rice Llst- showing 600 drawings, furnished to customers. myl6codlin New Boarding House. havin8 'cased the new and com vUi&cl!*““^"““.ffccntiy erected by Geo. R. Da St takei’ni^ the” Blanchard property,” 301 H.gh ?'•' i , ? P'casure in announcing to tbo public that U'*vflr9t of A',ril 'P® it (Sr a dr.;, boarding house. Rooms can bo seen and full particulars as to terms, Ac., obtained, by calling at the house from 10 A. M. to 12 M., ami from 2 until 5 r. HI. aprSeodtf S. S. KNIGiiT. Maine Medical Association. THE annual meeting of the Maine Medical Asso ciation will be held at the City Building, Port land, on Tuesday, June 10, 1873, at 10 o’clock, A. M Session to continue three davs. CHAS. O. HUNT, M. D., Secretary. may20 d3w NEW ADVERTISEMENTS IK MEMORIAL. DECORATION DAY. 0"J5S8iT*aLK tS &£&££»% z Republic throughout our reunited country wlllVlth solemn and appropriate ceremonies, decorate tho graves of their departed heroic comrades with floral emblems, in honor oi their courage, and in grateful memory of their deeds. The City Council h ive unanimously authorized the undersigned n co-operate with Post Bosworth No 2 in this beautiful ami appropriate service. In accordance with this authority, and in agree ment with my own personal sentiments. I hereby give notice that the offices ot tho City Government will be closed on said dny. I resjiectfully and earnestly request that places of business in the city may ho closed and that the ship ping in the harbor will display their flags at half mast. The occasion is one of unusual interest, and it is becoming ’hat we, who arc reaping the fruits of tlie ontb>7?r*.v' ?houW devote the day to the commem to the nro2.-e boa,l! men who have given their lives common country!*1 °f ,bo unl* ^Integrity of onr the memory1ofTthose<wb’ e7er cheri,h with gratitude children the p,l^b£b^,T* to us and onr heroes of tiie Revolution ' <h,*e ,5w'tueatbe,i by tho war more than live UuSmdSSo,,**!* ^,'be lat* paratively of tills large numw ®!;,,?"1 few com aDd of these few we have daiiv remT.ii? ani0PK us, empty sleeves, the feeble au./shrunken’f^l'm® bLtbe along with crutches, and ta t£ cemeteri^ THE NATION’S DEAD. IlEADQCRARTEBS BOSWORTH POST I No. 2, G. A. R. J Relatives and friends of deceased Soldiers and Sail ors are notified that this Post will decorate the Graves of Soldiers and Sailors buried in tho several Cemete ries, those within the City, Forest City and Calvary, on the morning, and Evergreen on the afternoon of Memorial Day, May 30. Donations of money and flowers are earnestly so licited from all who are interested in this touching tribute to the memories of departed heroes. Boquets, wreaths and crosses of Immortelles or oth o: fanciful designs in dower works, which may be In tended lor special graves, will be sacredly deposited! if properly addressed, and sent to the Headquarters of the Post, “Mechanics* Hall Building” on Thurs day and Friday, May 29th aud 30th. It Is particu larly desired that information respecting new graves bo forwarded as soon as possible to the undersigned in order that provision may be made for their decor ation. The Committeo will be at Grand Army Hall on Wednesday and Thursday, May 28th and 29th, and on the morning of tho 30th to receive flowers or other decorations that may be donated to the Post for the occcasion. Per Order. JOHN YEATON, JR., Post Comd'r. my263t Headquarters Bosworth Post, ) Department of Maine, G. A. R., J Portland, May 26, 1873. ) Special Order No. 2. Comrades arc hereby notified of special orders for this week and are requested to appear at G. A. R Hall at 7$ o'clock on each evening. Monday evening, May 26th, Rehearsal Battle of Newbern. Tuesday evening, May 27th, Drill of Firing Party. Wednesday evening. May 28th, Sword Drill. Thursday evening, May 29th, Street Drill. Let every Comrade be promptly on hand every eve ning. Per Order. JOHN YEATON, JR., Post Commander. Official: HENRY C. HOUSTON. Post AdJ’t. my26td Executors Sale of Personal Prop erty, Rights and Credits. PURSUANT to a license from the Hon. John A. Waterman, Judge of Probate for the County ot Cumberland, I shall sell at public «ale. at tbe office of Charles F Libby, Esq., No. 91 Middle Street, on TUESDAY, June 30tb, at 10 o'clock, A. M., all the personal property remaining undisposed of belonging to the Estate of Thomas Houston, namely: Several notes of hand, secured or otherwise by mortgage on Real Estate, running against various individuals. Also two small buildings and contents, In Cape Elizabeth; lot of lumber [tools, etc., in barn, Essex Place. Terms cash. Full particulars at the Sale. JOHN J. W REEVES, Executor. Portlaud, May 26,1873. my26-td Copartnership Notice. THE undersigned have this day formed a coparf nership under the firm name of SHURTLEFF A CHASE, and will continue the business of dealers of COAL AND WOOD at tbe new office of S. Sburtleff, No, 162 Commercial Street. SIMON SHURTLEFF, ELIAS CHASE. Portland May 25, 1873. my26dlw FISH. Hew Halibut Hopes and Fiai. Halibut Trimmed Flue. Mmubed Halibut. K nullah Cared Fetlock, do fed flub, Ac., at lowest prices, In lots to suit, for sale by CURTIS Ac DAVIS, my26dlw 1S8 COMMBBC1AL BT. CARRIAGES. RECEIVED on consignment a lot of first class Carriages of different siylcs. Work warrant ed. Call at 270 Commercial street. E. T. PATTEN A CO., Lumber and General Commission Merchants, my 26lw Eastery Cemetery. NOTICE is hereby given that the Oity Committee on Cemeteries and Public Grounds have decided to put the Eastern Cemetery in a better ccndition by the removal of all delipidated fences, etc.; and par ties desiring to rep >ir or put such fences in order, are requested to do so forthwith, as the work of removal of such as are decayed and broken down will begin to-day. J. S. GOULD, Snpt. of Burials. Portland, May 26th. lw A CHALLENGE* Drerirg, May 26, t873. To the Secretary Resolute B. B. C.: Tbe Dirigo B. B. C. of Deering do hereby challenge the Resolute B. B. C. of Portland to play a match game ot Base Ball for the championship or the State and its emblems. J. F. DAY, Sec'y D. B. B. C. my26d3t A Sea-Side Home For Sale. MOnly four miles from Portland, on Casco Bay Good two-storv bouse, painted white, with green blinds. Four acres land and a store.— Some fruit and wood. One of tbe finest localities on the bay, five minutes walk to the shore. Can be had at a bargain. Apply to WM. H. JEF.kIS, Real Es tate Agent. my26d3w Notice. THE annual meeting of the Proprietors of MAINE WHARF will be held at tne office of G. A. Thomas, 4$ Exchange street, on MONDAY, June 2d, at 3 o’clock P. M., for the choice of officers and the transaction of such other business os may legally come before them. GEORGE A. THOMAS, Clerk. Portland, May 26, 1873. eodtd To Let. HOUSE No 38 State street, corner of Gray. Pos session given at once. Apply from I to 2 and 6 to 8 P. M. W. F. HUSSEY. my2W2w $300 Reward. City ot Portland. City Marshal's Office, May 14,1873. A REWARD of Three Hundred Dollars will be pal l by the city to any peraou who will give In formation that will lead to the arrest and conviction of the Iverson or [versons that set fire to the house of M. Welch, on Larch street, April 27.1S73. GEO. W. PARKER, myl5d3m City Marshal. The National Board of Fire Underwriters — HEREBY OFFERS A REWARD of $500 for tbc detection, conviction and punishment of par ties charged with the crime of arsoa, in tiring the Eremises situate on Larch Street, in the Citv of Port tnd, on April 27th, 1873; said Reward will be paid only on due proof being furnished the Executive Cammitiee of the conviction and actual punishment of said criminals. By Order of the Executive Com mittee, STEPHEN CROWELL, Chairman. New York, May 13th, 1873.my>4-tl2m "HOT TEAB01LS. hot tea" ROLLS can be had from W. C. Cobb’s Bakery or Carts EVERY AFTERNOON. myis___tf Maine Savings Bank. No. lOO middle Street, Portland. M0NE1 deposited in this Bank any time during this month will be placed on interest the first day of June. A. M. BURTON, Treasurer. B. KINGSBURY, Jr., President. May 20, 1873. d&wtDl PROPOSALS received by the undersigned until June 8, 1873 tor a lease of suitable rooms for the ac commodation of the Mercantile Library Association. W e would respectfully invite parties proposing to baud—or having rooms alr« ady bu It—in a g«od lo cation, to give us the terms for which they will fur nish suitable rooms for a term of 5 to 20 years. JOHN C. PROCTER, ) CHAS. H. HASKELL. J Com. M. B. COOLIDGE, ) Portland, May 14.1873. eod3w is Clothing Cleansed CLOTHES Cleaned and Repaired fit short notice and all kinds of goods dyed in a thorough man. ner. Also Second-hand Clothing tor sale. All orders will receive prompt and faithtul atten tion. WILLIAM BROWN, Federal Street, mySOdtf Near the Park. For Sale. Two CARRIAGE HORSES. Inquire at City Ho tel. my2l*lw JOHN P. DAVIS. _ miscellaneous. Governor Dana Estate AT FRYEBURG FOR SAFE! THIS valuable property la moat lavorably located In the charming village of Fry burg, 43 niilea from rortland,on the line of Portland & Ogdenaburg K SarJWPtf" mo*t dellZblful view thaU?Jfmte Mountain Kange,” and the valley of whi-w?.1? “®I' °r '">« acre of 1 ml, on lh°.K rge "nd Hnc old MANSION . y °«cu.iAtul, by the ute Qovernor Dana, and a wUh n't.M!througl' repair, well supplied . . pure water, and anrrouiideil by elegant shade treea The summit of “Pine Hill” la within 300 roda. i.-M-TX® 40 * ♦»: Ell is 50 feet long; Stable 30 x 82. House anil Ell contains 18 rooms aside from closets. Kallroad station, Churc es, and first class School. wilbin a abort distance of the house. Sold only on account of the ill health of the owner. Some Furniture will be sold with the house if desired. This is a rare opportunity for the purchase of a first class summer residence In a healthtul and pleasant locality moat favorable terms A photo fraphic view of the proiutrty. may be seen at No. 28 Ixcbange Street, Portland. For terms and further particulars apply to LOSING & THURSTON, 28 Exchange Street A. A. STROUT, Canal Bank Building. FRANKLIN SHIRLEV, Fryeburg. Portland, May 24, J873. my24d3w BONDS for safe. Portland City ~ . . fi’s Bangor “ St. Louis “ . Elizabeth, N. J., ~ ®,® Cleveland “ . . Toledo “ . Cook County, 111.. . . " . 7>« Marion County, Ind., - . Maine Central R. R. Portland k Rochester R. R. . 7>g Atchison, Topeka k Sante Fe Gold 7’t Northern Paciflc R. R. Gold - 7-80’s Chicago, Dau. & Yin. R. R. Gold - 7’* Atlantic & St. Lawrence R. R. Stock and Ref. Rent Scrip BOUGHT BY Swan & Barrett, , v too MIDDLE STREET. fcb24 __ eodtl NEW COFFEE AND SPICE MILLS! 250 Fore, Corner of Cross Sts., Jase’N new brick Bl’k, tip ■tain Portland THE undersigned having established themselves as above with new and modern machinery, would respectfully solicit a share of public patronage. We shall give special attention to wholesale Grocers’ Trade, and shall constantly keep In stock a full line of Best Coffees, Spices, Cream Tartar, Saleratns, Ac. At the lowest Boston and N. Y. Market prices. I. J. ORAAT & CO. • I. J. GRANT, may24-lgtf_F. Q, Rich. Those Baked Beans. THOSE BAKED BEAKS — WHICH — W. €. COBB U telling BY THE QUART, at hit Bakery, NOS. 28 & 30 PEARL STREET, have been tested and pronounced GOOD i Now If you with to try them, you can by tending In your order have them brought right from the oven to your door anv morning during the week. Or, If you nay you want them Sabbath morning (aa la the cuaiom) Mr. Cobb will bare a fresh lot ready which he will aend yon Saturday evening. Thru by nut ting them In your own ovi n you can find them there at breaktaat time and aave the unpleasant task of rising before you are ready and hurrying to tb. bak ery. P. M.—Take Mate choke BROWN BREAD with then or not, a* voa like. apistf J. B. Brown & Sons, BANKERS, Ko. 40 Exchange St., PORTLAND, MAINE. Easiness the same as an Incor porated Bank. Interest allowed on Deposits. Dealers in Government Bonds. Gold and Foreign Exchange. Investment Securities constant ly on hand. lgtl H.M.PAYSON&CO., Bankers and Brokers, — OFFER FOR SALE — Portland City .... e’s Bangor.8’s Bath ..... 6’g Cook County - • . - 7’g Chicago j- .... 7’g Toledo, Ohio . ... 8’s Scioto County, Ohio - • 8’s Leeds ft Farmington R. R., guaranteed 8’g Portland ft Rochester R. R. - - Va Maine Central R. R. . . - 7't Northern Paiflc R. R. Gold • 7-30’s Government Bonds, Rank Stocks and Gold Bought and Sold. 33 EXCHANGE STREET »p3_PORTLAND.dtf BONDS. New York City - . . y “ “ *• . . ({> Brooklyn City - 6’s Jersey City - - 7’f Elizabeth City • - - . 7’* Canada Southern R. R., Gold, • 7’s B. k Cedar Rapids R. R., Gold, - 7’s Northern Pacific R. R., Gold, - 7-80’ -FOR SALE BY R. A. BIRD, 97 Exchange St* ___ fcb26 "bonds! State of Maine - 8’g Portland & Bangor City - - 6’s Bath A Roekland City - ■ . 6’g Chicago City - • - • 7’g Wayne & Clay Connty, Illinois, - 7’s Toledo, Ohio, - ■ . 7.30’s Northern Pacific R. R., Gold, - 7.80’s Bnrlington Cedar Rapids & Minn. - 7’s Maine Central, Consolidated. - - 7’s Canada, St. John & Halifax Bank* notes Bought and Sold. WM. E. WOOD, Ag’t PUMPKO pies. vary’* bCSt 4n<1 chea®*»t article for pies is Prof. Al Pat. Desiccated Pumpkin. Every package warranted to give satisfaction, and to make from fifteen to twenty pies, at least four times as many as the canned pumpkin sold at the same price. Ask your grocer for Prof. Alrary’s Desiccated Pumpkin. and take no other. The Trade supplied by SISE & NEYENS, 184 k 186 Fore St. may 23 lw_ Particular Notice to the Under takers of the City of Portland. NO person shall remove any bodies or the remains of any.bodien from any of the graves or tomb. In the city, or di.iu.bor break up, or remove any body In any tomb nr grave without special mrnnsslnn of the Superintendent of Builals.-Chap Revised Ordinances of the City off ortl«"d Per order, JAMES S. GOULD, may24-d2w Superintendent of Burials. Iffy STOCK OF Custom Made Hand Sewed Boots and Shoe* Is smwrlor to any other Stock In New England in point of quality, Style, finish and fit. So don't wrong yourself bv sending your measure to New York or Boston, when you can obtain the very best hoou made, and always a euro fit, of W* O. PALMER. “J® codew

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