Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, May 26, 1873, Page 3

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated May 26, 1873 Page 3
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the PRESS. MONDAY MORNING, MAY 20. 1873. THE PlIKSS Maybe obtained at the Periodical Depots of K, eenden Bros., Marquis. Robinson, ®,r“f Hender Andrews, Wentworth, GlendOTnin* My™’ “ ut of «on, and Chisholm Bros., on all trams tnai ruu tho ity. M\t Biddeford, of Pillsbury At Saco of L, Hodgiion. At Waterville. of J. b. Carter. At Gorham, of News Ageut At Bath, of J. O. Shaw. CITY AND VICINITY. Krw AdrertiHemmlR Te-Day. AUCTION COLUMN. Plauts—F. O. Bailey & Co. Three Lots—F. O. Bailey & Co. ENTERTAINMENT COLUMN. City Hall—Grand Floral Concert. SPECIAL NOTICES. My Son Speaks—Vcgetine. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. Executory Sale—John J. W. Reeves. In Memoriam—Decoration Day. The Nation's Dead—John Yeaton, Jr. Special Order No. 2—John Yeaton, Jr. Notice—George A. Thomas. Copartnership Notice—Shnrtleff & Chase. Fish—Curtis & Davis. Carriages—E. T. Patten & Co. Eastorn Cemetery—J. S. Gould. Sea-Side Home for Sale. To Let—House. A Challenge—Diriro B. B, Club. MISCELLANEOUS NOTICES. Dr. Urann—Preble House. Superior Court. MAY TERM, 8YMOKD8. J., PRESIDING. THIRD DAY. Saturday.—State vs. Jonathan Watson. Tristram Jordan testified—Watson told me, iu giv ing an account of what he knew of the fire, that he had been hauling wood that day, and after he came home the last thing he did that night was to go to the bam and feed his cow; that he went to bed about T o’clock, and shortly after his wife came to bed; he said he went to aleep and tlio next thing lie knew be was awakened by his child kicking him; he said he went and immediately got the cow out; now bam was on fire when he went out; didn’t notice the house on fire when he went out, but saw it when he return ed ; he said the ell caught inside through an open window; that the wind took a whirl and threw the fire on to the house; he said he lost eight tons of hay, salt and English; said ho lost all be had, aud worse than that he had one thousand dollars in money burned up. Mark D. Parrott, Roscoe Libby, Hiram Higgins, Rnfus E. Jordan, Bcnj. F. Libby, William B. Hig gins and Tristram Parrott also testified in corrobor ation to what has already appeared in evidence. In the afternoon at the request of counsel, the Court ordered a view of the premises and the jury were taken out in carriages under the charge of two officers. Henry Gillespie was fined five dollars and costs of arrest for not obeying a summons to attend court as a witness iu a liquor case. .Municipal Court. JUDGE MORRIS PRESIDING. Saturday.—Edward Bryson. Intoxication. Fin ed $5. Paid. Francis Winslow. Search and seizuro. Fined $50. Appealed. Howard & Cleaves Patrick McGlinchy. Search aud seizure. Fined $50. Appealed. Supreme Judicial Court. VIRGIN J., PRESIDING. Saturday.—Sarah Boothby, libellant, vs. Horatio Boothby. Divorce decreed and care and custody of minor child Emily awarded to the mother. Brief Jotting». Regular monthly meetiug of the school Com mittee this evening. We were favored with a very hot day and a hail storm Saturday. Hail stones as big as pigeons eggs didn’t fall in this vicinity. Little and Bean’s Kennebec and Boston Ex press will carry all goods to the Maine General Hospital Fair at Portland, from any point on its line, free from charge. Messrs. W. W. Thomas, Jr., John P. Thom as and John A. Emery, have purchased the yacht ‘ Sparkle” from John Lynch, Jr. Rev. Dr. Hill has leased the residence of Hon John Lynch, on State street. 10th anniversary of the P. L. J. will be ob served on the Gth of June A steamer route between this city aud Au gusta is contemplated. A gentleman in this city has had an umbrella returned to him! Strawberries and cream are the luxuries now most in demand. The prophets of a hot summer are in ecsta sies. Rev. Dr. Paddock, Bishop elect of Massa chusetts, is a relative of Mr. Thomas Paddock of this city. The bell of the India street church is to be hoisted to its place in the newly built tower, duiing this week. The City Committee on Cemeteries will make improvements in the Eastern Cemetery. Soe advertisement. Arrangements are nearly perfected for the floral concert in aid of the Hospital fund, to be given in City Hall the 31st inst. The Dirigo Base Ball Club of Dccring lias challenged the Resolute Club of this city to play a mach game for the championship of the State. We understand that Mr. Neal, who was re cently burnt out at Knightsville, is to erect a block of tenement houses on the burnt district. Mrs. Neal has made presents to those of her neighbors at Knightsville who assisted in sav ing her effects at the late fire. It makes one sort of shudder to see fly-paper advertised in the shop windows—so suggestive of the torments af fly-time, you know. Tickets for the Lingard entertainment ara selling excellently. The flag of the many crosses was fluug to the breeze Saturday from the British Consulate iu honor of Queen Victoria’s birthday. Boston coopers say that the Portland Coop ers’ Union is increasing in prosperity and growing in numbers daily. “Slugs” of money will be sent to Boston. ► Toe gas in the Advertiser office was left turn ed on Friday night, and next morning the building was full of escaped gas. Fortunately no harm to any person resulted. Yesterday was a foretaste of the leafy month of June, though there was about It a suspicion ot August heat. Bradbury of Hollis, has painted a beautiful bouquet of wild flowers for the First Parish table of the Hospital Fair. \V. \V. Thomas, Jr., says the Swedish emi grants are doing first-rate. They have cleared this spring three hundred acres of land, and will put over one thousand acres into a crop. The colony is in good condition and prosper ous. j.hree additional families have arrived this spring. The police were out Saturday measuring the height of awnings above the sidewalks. They found about thirty below the established height, viz: below eight feet. Needed improvements are being made in the sidewalks on New High street. We trust the Allen Mission chapel will bo filled this evening. Temperance addresses will be delivered by Mr. O. D. Wetmore of St. John, N. B., and Rev. C. B. Pitblado., both earnest and eloqifent speakers. Joseph W. Dyer, Esq., has purchased one of the tine houses on the upper part of Pine street erected by the Building Assoc; ation, and has taken up his residence therein. People went sparking freely last evening in the Lincoln reservation A free fight between several infants took on the Eastern Promenade Saturday af ternoon, in which one boy got very roughly handled. The employees of the Portland Water Com pany were engaged in lifting gates in the pipes on Congress street yesterday. A general over hauling is contemplated. The livery stable keepers reaped a harvest yes terday, there being a great demand for teams. A guest at one of our hotels last week was hivird to complain that his room was too large. Tlit'V tried to induce him to stay until Baruum came. Ve ry tnany people visited Evergreen Ceme tery yesterday. The erection of rnstei [bridges and the effecting of other improvements has made it a more beautiful spot even than before. Flags have already been put up in anticipation of Memorial Day. A delicatiou of Lewiston physicians, consist ing of Drs. Donovan, Wedgctvood, Hill and Horr, were registered at the Preble House yes terday. They were in town for the purpose of assisting Dr. Greene iu performing a surgical operation on a lady residing on Free street. Portland and Deerinq Horse Railroad CoMPANV. Tho Portland and Deeriug Horse Railroad Coinpr.ny incorporated by the last act of the Legislature, have recently accepted the *ct of incorporation and organized with the choice of the following officers: President Thomas Quimby of Deering; Secretary, An drew Hawes of Deering; Treasurer, John Mar shall Brown of Portland; Directors Thomas Quimby, Andrew Hawes, J. Marshal Brown, E. C. O'Brion, Charles E. Jose. The capital •took of the company is fixed by charter at <50,000. Bnnriay Herricn. In nearly a'* of the city churches yesterday the discourses turned upon the observance of Memorial Day. All the >sermons were good, and many of them very fine. They were mark ed by a tender reverence where they spoke of the cherished dead who laid down their lives on tlie field of honor. Nor were they unmind ful of the merits of the living, who. less fortu nate than their dead comrades, have returned to their homes crippled in limb and shattered in health. Year by year the observance of Me morial Day is taking a deeper hold upon the hearts of the people. Tlie custom of decorat ing with flowers tlie graves of our honored dead lias something about it which appeals strong ly to the feelings and imagination. Coming as the day does when the desolation of winter has just given way to the blossoms of spring, it seems with its floral tributes a fitting type of the resurrection and the life. IXDIA STREET. Rev. George W. Bicknell at India street Un iversalist church, preached a sermon on “Me morial Day and some of its lessons,” at his church before a large congregation, yesterday morning, takiug for his text a portion of the 28th verse of the 9th chapter of Esther, “These days should ho remembered and kept through out every generation. * * * nor the memorial of them perish.” He commenced with a reference to the cus tom of the ancients, to observo tlie anniversa ries of important events in their histories. Fasts and festivals were frequently occurring. In the present season of record and intelligence we cannot anticipate so much enthusiasm in the observance of the anniversay of any event as was manifest among the ancients; for it was these fasts and festivals by which they were kept in remembrance of by-gone events. Yet it is well for as to remember sonic occasions of the past. We are not to forget; because the lessons are important, and God designs that we shall profit from them. He referred to the approaching Memorial Day, allyiding tersely to the ready sacrifices, and the earnest, patriotic feelings of the early days of tlie war. He spoke of the devotion of tlie army—contending that it was principle for which the soldiers enlisted and fought. All creeds and political lines forgotten. The devo tion of the fallen should call fortli our warmest gratitude The speaker did not attempt any de fence of the memorial commemoration.' He believed it right, bringing to mind the cost of our blessings, and hence they were rendered more valuable. While he did not, as a princi ple, believe in war, he did in being prepared for it through the influences of a live patriotism. He did not believe the continued observance of tlie day kept alive antagonisms, because there was no anger in tlie soldier’s breast. The war was not thus waged. But he believed it would have a tendency to strengthen the bond of union between the North and the South. He closed witli a brief allusion to some of the teachings of the hour. The fallen soldier’s con secration should be ours in the higher relations of life. We are to eulist in the Grand Army of which Christ is Captain, and even as the sol dier pressed forward, so are wo wherever Christ leads. We cannot buy exemption; we are to do our duty individually. Life, being active, we must be faithful, even as the blood of tlie noble soldier testifies to his faithfulness. Then we may- leave our children and our children’s chil dren precious blessings, and receive indue tinre, in the beautiful land above, the rewards which are due to the brave, the true and the victori ous. The music was excellent. CONGRESS square UNIVERSALIS!. Post Bosworth, G, A. R., accepted the kind invitation of the society to attend service in a body, and after a beautiful introductory service, listened to an eloquent and practical sermon by the pastor, Rev. W. E. Gibbs, based on I Mac cabees, xv, 28; Nicanor lay dead in his harness. The speaker briefly alluded to the death of the warrior in battle array, and the respect the world has always had for men of valor, “Dead on the Held of battle”—how much it means, as we recall the self devotion and steadfast hero ism of tlie thousands that have strewn the world’s battle-fields. Generally speaking, wars had been useless, but honor, steadfastuess and courage are only virtues. In these days of back pay and organized theft, the illustrious examples of self-sacrifice and manly generous courage, arc worthy to be remembered. The tendeucy of the time is to raid upon the money bags—to obtain wealtli in the shortest time, by the most unqestionable ways, dwarfing man hood into mero selfishness. Ear better to die with the harness of industry on, than to rust out in ease purchased by ill gotten gains. Suc cess is not ease, it is not wealth, it docs not come in that way,—but by the uprighness of righteous industry. The lesson of the war worn veteran who died with the harness on, teaches that all that is worthy must be attained by l'fe-loug and persistent struggles. God meant that all men should work—that no posi tion is free of responsibility. The world is a battle-field, and every man has a part iu the great strife. True men cannot escape the re sponsibility. Only cowards will skulk behind the shadow of crime. All good men should feel that they are life long soldiers|for the right. There are opportunities to do good on all sides It is the life work of Christian men to do good, that when they die. like Nicanor and the men who gave their lives to the country, they fall with their harness on. In conclusion he said:“As we stand by the graves of these comrades who have fought and passed on, the memory of their valorous deeds, should give us courage to pres s onto the ac knowleaement of the greatest victory attainable by human effort—the conquest of evil. Come in what shape it may, we have only need to bo faithful to our own best convictions to resist the shock of onset and send the ranks of wrong along from our front. And if we fall, while still we struggle, if we have not removed the harness which made known the side on • which wc fought, we need not be ashamed to die. A good cause, faithfully supported, makes even death glorious. The memory of such as do not falter in their allegiance to righteousness is fragrant always with holy thought and heav enward desire. Be ye faithful unto death and I will give you the crown of life, is the promise. Worthy of all acceptance is the reward; worthy the cause for whose sake it is offered. Let no soldier hold back the service it re quires. The great captain of salvation com mands us forward,and forward let the order be, until the power of evil be destroyed, the reign of righteousness secured. Forward, all along the line, Jesus commands, it is ours to obey.” FIRST PARISH. Rev. Dr. Hill delivered a strong and meaty discourse from Nahum I, 3. The sermon was in a measure a discussion of the old problem of the origin of evil. He commented severely upon the recently spoken protest of a distin guished divine against the idea that God’s providence was visible in the salvation of the survivors of the ill-fated “Atlantic.” The di vine mentioned coni ended that if God’s provi dence had been at work all would have been saved. Dr. Hill saw the hand of God in the drowning and in the rescue. The Almighty, for his own wise purposes, sees fit sometimes to work good by menus of death and suffering. This was manifested in our late war, when thousands of men and millions of treasure were sacrificed that the uation might live. The result was a purification of the moral atmos phere, much as a storm clears the physical The speaker then touched upon Memorial Day, and dwelt upon the debt which we owe to our brave defenders, both living and dead. Al luding to the words of his text, he said that God was seen in the flowers as well as in the whirlwind. PINE STREET M. E CHURCH. At Pine street church the altar was decorated with flowers. Rev. D. H. Hannaburgh deliv ered a very interesting discourse from Joshua xxiv: 3. He began by saying that Joshua clos ed his eventful life by an act of faith. He was buried in Phechem, and ever since that spot has been sacred ground. All through the Bible we find great attention is paid to the graves of the sacred dead. They are considered sacred still; they are just as sacred to-day to those that be held them as ever. We of the present genera, tion have our consecrated places, not only in this city, but all over the country. The speaker then referred to those who had fallen, the graves of whom would not be decorated duriog the coming week, He gave a vivid description of the burial of comrades on the battle-field. Do you suppose that these fallen heroes have not a monument raised to their memories? Thus friends will remember them though they cannot decorate their graves. The result of the war showed that we can d-fend the flag, and defend those who fought uuder it. But to do this it was necessary that a sacrifice should be made, and that sacrifice is what we are to coinmemo ate on the coming week. Every good thing that a nation has must be bought with blood. Just so in the case of Christ’s coinin''- he gave his life to save a world from sin He was wil ling to sacrifice himself for sinners, anil the most effectual way to bring sinners to Christ is to show them the sacrificing spirit that he man ifested. feo with those that we are to pay re sptet to in the coming week, they were willing to give their lives for their country. Let us then in the coming week wreath garlands around tno grave of the fallen hero, and think of the bright garlands that they wreathed for their country. STATE STREET CHURCH. At State Street Church in the morning, Rev. E. Y. Hiricks, the pastor, in a beautiTlul dis course on the words found in the 11th and 12th verses of the second chapter of Soloman’s Song —in which he deduced the lessons tube a dream from nature—most felicitously alluded to the ceremony of of the comiDg Decoration Day, in which the graves of our noble heroes would he garlanded, and their memories and deeds held precious. FREE STREET CHURCH. In the evening, Rev. Dr. Small preached a very able discourse, replete with home truths putina most practical manner and forced homo witli eloquent appeal, to the members of the Grand Army. His text was 1st Corinth ians, 16: 13. “Quit yourselves like men; he stroug.” He said it should be tho purpose of those who propose to honor the nation’s dead to strive to pay them tho titest honor possible. Their great sacrifice saved the nation. %Ve might build monuments; hut if we did this and then wont on to furget the inestimable gift of country they had vouchsafed to us, our hom age would be mockery. Mr. Small then pro ceeded to show three ways in which we could honor the nation’s dead: First, by a continual manly contest against evil and temptation; by a life of integrity, by a struggle against selfish ness at all times. In illustration of the spirit of selfishness he said there were men who had made a fortune out of (he war who could not give a dollar for a hospital, or a wreath for a soldier’s grave. Next to honor tho country’s dead we should quit ourselves like men. This is not done b\ throwing one’s self away rashly, not by acting the life of the bully, not in falling in with the popular current, not by dashing feats on rare occasions, but by continually following the dic tates of the right at whatever consequenco. The next point considered was how to be suc cessful in our efforts to quit ourselves like men. First, be sure you are in the right, then be zealous. In this connection he spoke of the power of association. To-day greedy men in Portland defy public opinion and send out of their dens besotted drunken men to lie in filth upon our streets a stench in our nostrils and a source of pollution to the young. If tbe good and the pure and the manly of the city would in some way unite and say, no more of this, there would be an end to it. Above all things, to quit your selves like men, you must enlist under the ban ner of Jesus. His is the most reliable tbe only invinciable strength. The sermon was full of vivid illustrations, manly in utterance and elicited the earnest at tention of a crowded house. OTHER CHURCHES. At the Cathedral of the Conception, Bishop Bacon spoke feelingly of tbe debt we owe to tbe holy dead, who gave their lives to their country, and urged upon his flock the propriety of joining in the decoration of tbe graves at Calvarv Cemetery. At Chestnut Street Church, tbe new pastor. Rev. Mr. Jones, delivered a strong and fervid address, abounding in many fine thoughts upon tbe duty which we owe to the memory of our dead soldiers whs so freely gave up their lives for their country. At High street church Rev Mr. Feun preached a sermon richly freighted with thought, the text of which was taken from the sublime imagery of tile book of Job, He paid an eloquent and glowing tribute to tho dead soldiers of the republic. Some of his par ishioners, as will be seen by the card elsewhere, have united in a request for its publication, and we are in hopes to give it to the readers of the Press in a day or two. In the other churches of this city allusion was very generally made to Memorial Day. Casco Manufacturing Company. — This corporation which was incorporated by a recent act of the Legislature, authorizing Andrew Spring, W. F. Milliken, William Dei ring, J. S. Ricker, H. J. Libby; C,P. Kimball, S. M. Mil liken, J. B. Libby, H. N. Jose, Walter Wells, Israel Washburn, Jr., and W. S. Dana, to man ufacture cotton goods with a capital of 8750,000, held its first meeting for the purpose of organi zation, at the banking house of J. B. Brown & Sons, Thursday afternoon. Hon. I. Washburn, Jr., was chosen chair man, and Philip Henry Brown, Esq., clerk,and the latter duly sworn. It was voted to accept the charter, and Hons. J. B. Brown and Jacob McLellan, W. W. Thomas, Jr..Esq., Geo. E. B. Jackson, Hon. S. E. Spring and Philip Henry Brown, Esq., were added to the corporators The clerk was ordered to present a petition to the city government for exemption from taxa tion. It is understood that this company.if it obtain favorable action from the city authorities in re gard to exemption from taxation, purpose to start, as speedily as possible, a manufactory of cotton yarns to the capacity of about 10,000 spindles,—with the intention of largely increas ing their works at some future time, if the ex periment is successful. Maine Central Railroad.—A settlement was reached Friday in the prospective suit against the Maine Central Railroad. Messrs. Fogg, Burrill, Totman and others of Kendall’s Mills recently brought a bill in equity against the Maine Central, to prevent them frun chang ing the location of their road at Kendall’s Mills. The Maine Central Company proposed to discontinue their way over the old bridge, which was destroyed, and thus not cross the river, but keep on the east Bide the whole way, thus leaving Kendall’s Mills to depend on the Skowhegau line. It is new understood that those who bring the bill in equity, aud the Ken dall’s Mills people generally, ha-e agreed to an nul their action if the Maine Central will make free the toll bridge at that place at a cost of 810,000, aud it is said that the Maine Central has acceded to those terms. Portland Dry Dock Company.—This Com pany have had upon their ways for the year ending May 1st 1873, 30 schoouers, 1G brigs, 11 barks, 15 steamers and 4 tow boats. Two of the barks were taken in loadod. Any vessel can go into this dock without discharging her cargo, whieh is an expense saved to the vessel. The rates of oharges at this dock are the same the year round, although the expense of keep ing the docks in good condition is necessarily greater in the winter months, than in the sum mer. The rates are less than at Boston as shown by the Boston cards. Vessels 400 feet long and drawing 20 feet of water can enter this docic. Ship owners have the privilege of employing their own caulkers and carpenters if desired. During the past year the Company have expeuded over 81300 in improvements and machinery. Accident.—Saturday evening as Mr. M. E. Haskell, of the firm of Lord, Haskell & Co., was riding on the Western Promenade, his team became entangled with several other teams. He was driving quite fast, aud as he swerved one side to avoid the press his carriage struck against a tree, hurling him over his horse’s head several feet. No bones were broken but the. shock was a very severe one, and at one time serious iuterual injuries were feared, as Mr. Haskell freely vomited blosd. Dr. T. A. Foster was called aud is now in attendance on the injured man. The symptoms of the case are now very favorable and no permanent in jury is looked forward to. We have received the following communica tion for which we gladly make room: Portland, May 25, 1873. Rev. IFm. II Fenn, Dear Pastor:—We, the members of yonr church ana parish, would respectfully request a copy of your sermon preached this mormug, in regard to the observance of Memorial Day and its duties, for publication, believing ihat its in fluence in a larger field will be for good. Truly yours, J. B. Brown, J. B. Libby, Brown Thurston, S. C. Chase, Philip Henry Brown, H. P. Slorer, Joshua Hobbs, John Neal, Sam’l Tylor, Daniel Evans, Wm. M. Marks. Casco Bay Expedition.—The U S. steam tug Blue Light is beiug fitted out at the Wash ington Navy Yard for the use of Prof. Baird, U. S. Fish Commissioner, and Prof. Verrill of Yale College, in their Casco Bay expedition. The revenue cutter stationed here will also be at their disposal. The expedition is to investi gate the causes of the decrease of edible fish> and it will be necessary to thoroughly investi gate the feeding grounds by dredging opera tions, as the cause of the decrease is in a meas ure dependant upon the fish feed. The head quarters of the expedition will he on Peak’s Island. Police Notes.—Professional jealousy be tween two private watchmen on Commercial street culminated in an assault Saturday night. The aggressor, named John Kelley, was ar rested. Two rather mild drunks and an affray made up the slate at the police station Saturday night. The affray was on Fore street, and consisted of an interchange of fisticuffs. Yes terday there were but two arrests, both for drunkenness. Warm weather appears to wilt immorality. Deceased.—Policeman George H. Cammett died about air o’clock last evening, after a lin gering illness of many weeks. Mr. Cammett bad been on the police force six years and al ways proved himself a capable and vigilant officer. He leaves a wife and several children. Ferry Villngc. The Union Brass Band gave a very pleasing concert Friday evening, They have lately pro vided themselves with a now and handsome uniform. We understand that a boy by the name of Woodbury got into an an altercation with a boy by the name of White, and struck at him with a dull pocket knife, leaving a scratch half way round his arm. Had the knife been sharp the chances are that the wound would have proved fatal. Last Saturday evening two converts of Geo. Prancis Train disturbed tbo Washingtonian meeting. Their object seems to be to break down all laws and resolve governments hack into anarchy. Tlie Ma'.ne Liquor law now claims their attention aud in their crazy frenzy t ty assert that bad a temperance law never en put upon our State, all men to-day would e so or and industrious, our prisons aud peni would be among the things of the. past, wretchedness and misery would be un known except m history, and men would stand from H8 Pr r f ? y ab' wh"n came forth from the band of the.r Creator. Of course such sophistry was properly rebuked, as a larm> majority of our citizens believe in law for the lawless and are law abiding citizens, aud are therefore bound to respect nil laws aud ,, powers that be. ‘ B e See notice of house to let. The Fays, the wonderful spiritual mediums who have lately becu holding seances at the United States Hotel, opcu this avening in the ante-room of Army & Navy Union Hall for one week. They will hold seances every even ing, commencing at eight o’clock. Admission fifty cents. UI8GEI,LAlVEOIIS NOTICES. Dr. Urann at Preble House Tuesdays and Wednesdays of each week. His cures are won derful. may26-d&wtf W. C. Beckett, 137 Middle street has just returned from Boston with another lot of fancy coatings and pantaloon goods, which will do you good to look at, aud more good if you pur chase them. may23-3w For Loss of Appetite, Dyspepsia, Indiges tion, Depression of Spirits and General Debili ty, in various otlier forms, Ferro-Phosphora ted Elixir of Calisaya made by Caswell, Hazard & Co., New York, and sold by all druggists, is the best tonic. As a stimulant tonic for patients recovering from fever or oth er sickness, it has no equal. If taken during the season it prevents fever and ague and other intermittent fevers. may21-4wt The Adulteration of Cocoa in England, by admixture of starch and similar articles, has brought forth commendation from eminent English medical authority of the Cocoa and Chocolate prepared iu foreign lands. For the purity and great excellence of their goods (which are sold by all grocers) Walter Baker & Co , of Boston, bore away the first prize not only from the World's Fair at London, but from the Paris Exposition. Twenty five thousand dollars worth of Gents’ Furnishing Goods very cheap. Whole sale and retail. J. Burleigh, 89 Middle street. LoinROP, Devens & Co. have the new China board shades They are a great improvement ou the old style rustic shades. Call and see them. No. 01 Exchange street. m*yl5tf Vases aud Bouquet Holders for Cemeteries and Public Gardens. Send for price list. Nutter Bios. & Co., 2!) Market Square, Port lend. may9-tf The largest stock of Clothing n Portland is at Burleigh’s, 89 Middle street. Now is the time to have your window screens made. Lotlirop, Devons & Co. have received a large quantity of German linen and cotton gauze, green wire, &c. No. Cl Exchange St. maylTtf Bi'hleigh, 8!) Middle street, sells more cloth ing than any other party in Maine. If you want a good Refrigerator, call at Nutter Bros. & Co.,29 Market Sunare. may9-tf _ The finest stock of Clothing is at Burleigh’s, 89 Middle street. Cough-wohn victims whose lungs are rack ed and torn with paroxysms that threaten to choke you, all that you have to do is to take Hale's Honey of Horehound and Tar. A rapid cure is certain. Sold by all Druggists.. Pike’s Tootliacko Drops cure in 1 minute. may23-eodlw&wlt The. surest and most direct mode of removing or counteracting kidney, bladder and glandular diseases mental and physical debility, diabetes, gravel,female weakness and uterine complaints, is to occasionally partake of Smolandeb’s Bn chu. This vegetable medicine may be relied upon a.s being a tonic, diuretic solvent and al terative, and the best preparation of Buchu. - may21-eodlw So general has the use of Duponco’s Golden Pills become that it is unnecessary to eulogize their virtues.. They are the specific. may21-eod3t&wlt •BY TELEGRAPH. MATTERS IN MAINE. Launching. Belfast, Me., May 24.—Schooner Lillian, about three hundred tons, to be commanded by Capt. George F. Ryan, was lauuched to-day from the yard of C. P. Carter. Fire. EASiroHT, Me., May 25.—The residznee of D. L Odell was discovered to be on fire about 1 o’clock this morning. The flames were extin guished with some difficulty. The ell was burn ed and the main house badly damaged by smoke and water. Loss about $2500. Insured in the Home of New l’ork. MASSACHUSETTS. Liqusr Legislation. Boston, May 24.—In the House of Represent atives this morning, the bill repealing sections 4, 5 and (i of chapter 389 of the acts of 1872, was defeated by a small majority. Those sections legalize the sale of liquors by apothecaries The vote discloses unexpected opposition to carry ing the stringency of the liquor law any further. NEW YORK. In H*nor of the Queen. Nfw York, May 21.—Flags are hoisted on the shipping in the harbor in honor of Queen Victoria’s birthday, and a salute was tired at noon from the various British steamships in port. A Nice man for Chief of Police. The new Chief of Police, Matsell, is the same man who was chief under Fernando Wood, when the metropolitan police was first formed. He was very prominent at that time, in the riotous efforts to thwart the action of the author ities in placing the metropolitan force in power, and it was at that time, June, 1857, when the Seventh Regiment was enroute on its trip to Boston, that it was ordered to halt on its march and protect the city hall from threatened riot of the old police under Matsell. He assumed his new position as chief to-day, and the captains of the stations waited on him for orders. Suspensions in the Cumber Business— 9,000,000 CinbiliticB. Troy, N. Y., May 24.—The following nam ed firms, members of the combination to con trol the westprn lumber market, have suspend ed. Their liabilities being $9,000,000. White & Co., of Albany, S. W. Barnard & Co„of New York, O. Richards & Sons, of Sandy Hill, R. Adams & Co., of New York. Dodge & Co., of New York, Page & Co , of Oswego, C. B. Nich ols & Co., of Albany, the Williamsbiug mill and lumber company, Chambers & Co., of Cleveland, Watson & Twitchell of Cliicogo, Parton & Spenc'T of Elizabeth, and It. A. Loveland of Chicago. All are extensive dealers in lumber. The Cumber Failure. New York, May 25.—Russell W. Adams one of themembers of the lumber combination’ tells the Times that all os the firms in the com bination are insolvent. Their combination of means is double or three times the amount of th“ir liabilities, and they possess large quanti ties of lumber which lies in Canada and in mills in Michigan and New York State. The firms in this city are most heavily involved, ex cepting White & Co., of Albany, and Page & Co , of Oswego. All the firms are well estab lished and doing a good business of $100,000 a year each. The World says that terms upon which lead ing creditors, all in New Yoik, have agreed, and which they recommend smaller creditors to accept, are as follows: Absolute extension for six months and then new paper for 100 cents and interest, upoa which, ten cents, five to be paid every thirty or sixty days, unti1 all is paid. The World adds: It is to be feared many persons will be ruined by the reclamations made upon them for drafts drawn on the sus pended firms against consignments of lumber from many places in tho interior and Canada. WASHINGTON. A Court martial. Washington, May 24 — By direction of the President a general court martial has been ap pointed to meet at Ringgold barracks, Texas, June the 5th, for the trial of Lieuts. Charles S. Davis, Henry F Leggett and such other pris oners as may be ordered before it. The Civil Service. The consultation between the Cabinet and the Civil Service Board lasted until two o.clock during which a large number of. amendments aud modifications to the civil service rules were suggested, which will be acted upon by the Board. The utmost harmony of views con cerning the necessity of fostering the civil ser vice system existed at the consultation. Treasury Balances. The following are the Treasury balances to day : Currency $4,374,509: special deposits of le gal tenders for redemption of certificates of de posit $28,970,000; coin $75,103,277; including $2(5,139,100 in coin certificates; legal tenders outstanding $356,665,020. Louisiana Affairs. The Attorney General this morning received a despatch stating that the Supreme Court of Louisiana has just decided two cases of contest for office under the intrusion act and in both cases the legality of the officers holding under the Kellogg government was sustained. The telegram also said that the opposition in Louisiana is dissatisfied with Senator Carpen ter’s speech. more of the Civil Service. It is ascertained from those having the best means of information, that the Advisory Board at present in session, will encourage the growth and thus render more efficient the contemplated reform. They believe after their consultation with the President and members of the Cabi net on Saturday, that the administration isde termined to give the support needed. It was generally agreed that some modifications are demanded of the results of experience, by which, while the changes in detail will be slight, the main features and scope will re main not only unimpaired but will beinvigored. The Board will, in the course of a few days, complete the work of revision, when the changes will be made public. Assurance is given that th* y will contain nothing from which its truest friends will dissent, while it is believed that the greatest need is a better in structed and more discriminating public opin ion on the subject. Tlie Official Postage Slumps. The official postage stamps and stamped en velopes are not to be used before the first of July next, when the act abolishing the frank ing privilege goes into effect. These stamps aud envelopes are furnished for postal business onlv, and consequently they must not bo sold or used on private correspondence or busiuess, or applied to any private purposes whatever, Under no circumstance must they be sold, loaned or given to any officer or clerk of any other department of the government. A vio- i latiou of any of these prohibitions will be held to constitute good grounds for removal. Various Matters. The Northern Pacific Railroad Co. lias filed witn the Secretary of the Interior, maps show

ing the definite locations of the road between the Red River of the North and the Missouri river. This is a formality to secure the perma nent withdrawal of lauds on this portion of the route granted to the Company. A signal station is to be established oa the summit of Pike’s Peak. The report that the Secretary of the Treas ury has ordered the transfer of §2,000,000 in golu trom San Francisco to Washington is un true. & The Iowa Tornado. A Village Completely Destroyed. Eiftht Persons Known lo Ilnvc been Killed. Washington, Iowa, May 24. — Additional particulars of tbe tornado makes tbe damage a great deal more than heretofore reported. Six more persons have died, making eight iu all. There are many others whose lives are despair ed of. These are all reported within six or eight miles on the line of the storm. To what extent the storm raged in other parts of the county is not yet learned. An enormous amount of property lias been destroyed. It is impossible to describe the scene after the storm passed It resembled a long traci of country that had been suddenly flooded and everything carried away; and as if tbe water had suddenly fallen and left everything iu complete ruin. The force of the storm was such, that nothing resisted it. Heavy objects were carried through the air and thrown to the ground with such violence as to halt imbed them in tbe earth. Wagons and farm imple ments of allkiuds were strewn all around; even the spokes were broken out of the wagon wheels. A hog was found pierced through and pinned to the ground by a spike of timber two by four inches. Over 1000 persons from this place visited ihe scene yesterday, and rendered all the assistance in their power to tbe sufferers. A telegram from Sigourney states that at Lancaster every house but one w as entirely de stroyed, but no one is reported killed, though many were seriously hurt. iVIorc Indian Troubles. St. Louis, May 24.—A special from Fort Sill, Indian Territory, states that a great excitement prevails among tbe Wachita Indians, on ac count of the murder of their principal chief Isodawah, by Osages recently. The chief was out bunting alone, and next morning his head less body was found with a bullet bole through it, and one hundred yards distant his scalped head was found. It is believed the Wachitas aud their allies will immediately take the war path against the Osages, in spite of all efforts to restrain them. The deceased chief was a great friend of the whites. Seventeen years ago one of his warriors killed a sentry at Fort Arbuckle, and the chief promptly brought the assassin’s head to the fort. The Tcxau Harder. Brownsville, Texas, May 24.—To-day’s “Sentinel”in mentioning the various cattle rob beries committed this month by armed Mexi cans, places the number stolen and crossed into Mexico within a radius of sixty miles of this city, at not less than 1000 head ; while higher up the river, a proportionate number has been driven across the frontier. Tne reported raid of Col. McKenzie into the Kickapoo camp in Mexico, and the punishment of md’ans. has caused very general satisfaction here, and will tend to lesson tbe depredations, if this policy is carried out. The Atlantic Wreck. New York, May 24.—A Halifax letter says that 428 bodies have been recovered from the wreck of the Atlantic, leaving 118 passengers unaccounted for. Nearly a dozen bodies of the lost cabin passengers are still missing, and al though all the staterooms have not been exam ined by the divers, it is not thought any bodies will be found in them when entered,as the pas sengers are believed to have escaped to the deck when informed of the pending danger after the vessel struck. The Cattle-Stealing Kickapoos. New York, May 24.—A Washington special states that the Mexican miuister says that nearly all the cattle stealing on the Texas bor der has been done by the Kickapoo Indians, and negotiations have long been pending by both governments to induce that tribe to go on their n* ^rvation. He anticipates no trouble bctweotJ’Tfc-) two countries from the reee'nt raid of Col. McKenzie, having no doubt of au ami cable settlement of the affiair. 91ETEOKOLODICAL. PROBABILITIES FOR THE NEXT TWENTY-FOUR HOURS. War Dep’t, Office Chief Signal) Officer, Washington, D. C., > May 24. 8 (P. M.)l For New Rnvlnnd and Canada, southwesterly and southeasterly winds, rising barometer, clear and partly cloudy weather. For Northwest and Upper Lakes and thence to lower Missouri and lower Ohio Valleys, northeasterly and southeasterly winds, falling barometer, warm cloudv weather with occasional rain For Gulf and South Atlantic States, southeasterly winds, diminishing pres sure, rising temperature, partly cloudy weather and occasional rain. For Lower Lakes and Middle States, northeasterly and southeasterly winds, partly cloudy weather and occasional rain ou Lake Erie and in Virginia. All reports west of Mississippi river and Southwest are missing. FOttKlG 2SJ. THE FREACII CRISIS. Thiers Defeated by Fifteen Majority. Resignation of Tliiers and tlie Election of marshal mediation. The Masses Shont Vive la Thiers. Ho Apprehension of an Onibrenk-Com mendable Conduct of the Radicnls. Versailles, May 24.—Tlie Assembly reas sembled at 2 o’c.ock this afternoon, and after an energetic speech by Casimer Perier, Minister of the Interior, refused by a vote of 365 against 348, a motion to proceed with the order of the day emanating from the Left and supported by the government. An order of the day propos ed by the Right, declaring that the present form of government was not under discussion and regretting that the reconstruction of tho minis try did not afford conservative guarantees was then ^adopted, by a vote of 360 against 314. Upon" the announcement of the reuslt of the last vote M. Baragnon, member of the Right, said that tho supreme interests of the country required that thegovernment should not remain silent. His remarks were received with noisy protestation by the Left. When the tumult subsided, Baragnon proposed a night sitting. M. Dufaure, Minister of Justice, ascended the tribune and declared that France would not remain a moment without a government not withstanding the vote first cast. “There exists,” he said, “a President and the Republic. The ministers will answer for the maintenance of order. They would consult with the Presi dent and agree to a night session.” Tho Left shouted, “Why will the government thus set Europe aud posterity the example of this mon strous ingratitude?” The Right insisted that the government should promptly communicate its decision to the As sembly. After further debate, which was conducted amidst the greatest excitement, it was decided to have a uigbt session and a recess was taken until evening. Versailles, May 24—Evening.—The Assem bly reassembled at 8 p. m. M. Dufaure, the Minister of Justice, announced that the minis ters had tendered their resignations to M. Thiers who had accepted them. M, Dufaure then handed to M. Buffet, Presi dent of the Assembly, a message from ’ Presi dent Thiers aunouncingthat he delivers back to the Assembly the high functions which had been conferred upon him. The readiug of tho message produced a profou ad sensation in the chamber. Den Charigarnier and Duke De Broylie mov ed that the Assembly immediately appoint a successor to M. Thiers. This motion caused a terrible uproar. Th* Left moved that the res ignation of President Thiers should not he ac cepted. The motion was rejected by 368 against 339. The resignation of President Tliiers was then accepted, f.l. Buffet fruitlessly attempted to eulogize M. Thiers. The members of the Left endeavored to secure an adjournment of tho election of a successor to M. Thiers, hut the Right insisted upon choosing a President of the Republic immediately. A vote was then taken aud resulted in the election of Marshal McMahon who received 390 votes. The depu ties of the Left abstained from voting. A committee was then appointed to wait up on Marshal McMahon and inform him that be had been elected President of the Republic.— The committee was headed by M. Butfet, who upon retiring temporarily handed overtlic pres idency of the Assembly to M. Goulard. Upon the return of the committee to the Assembly. M. Buffet resumed the chair and announced that Marshal McMahon accepted the 1 residen cy of the Republic, though not without pain.— M. Buffet also stated that ministers would tem P°The1 crcavds' it i the streets and in front of the legislative chamber increased as night worn on. Wild, the result of the proceedings in the As sembly was made known t ere were loud shouts cf “Vive la Tliiers,” “Vive la Republic.”— There was no attempt at disorder aud the peo ple quietly dispersed. Paris,May 25—Sunday evening.—The change in the presidency has been accomplished with prevails throng ^“‘urbance. Perfect order leeii confined to their harvi L- T^e tloops liave morning, but all is quiefw?^8 ?lnce yesterday no signs of disorder'in tin. den^lt an<1.there are The radical journals to-dayVe'cal’m'- * They recommend prudence and wisil,", ' toRe part of the repul lieans and uS^°“ ™ th« strict adherence to the law. ^ Peace and Gambetta has issued a manifesto callin» <m Republicans to respect tlie law. McMahon has sent a communication to m Buffet President of the Assembly acknowledg ing the receipt of the official notification of his election to the Presidency, and acceptiug the office in the following terms: ■ “1 will obey the will of the Assembly the de pository of the National Sovereignty. It is a heavy responsibility but with God’s aid and the direction of the army, I will continue the work of lilierating the territory and restoring order, and will maintain tranquility and the princi ples on which society rests. To this I pledge my word as an houest man and a soldier. Tlie President has issued a circular to the pre fects of the departments, promising that no at tack will be made on the laws anil institutions of tlie country. The formation of the new gov ernment is not yet completed. It is said that Duke DeBroglie will have the Ministry of the Interior and Si. Pierre Magnc that of Finance, and that the Baron De Larcv, M. M. Einoul and Batbie will also enter the cabinet. A port folio was tendered M. Goullard, late Minister of Finance immediately after President Thiers deposition, hut he declined it. A large num ber of Republican functionaries have resigned. Celebrating the Queeu’a Birthday. Loxdox, Slay 24.—To-day beiug tlie birthday of Queen Victoria, is observed as a holiday. The morning was ushered in by firing of sa lutes and ringing of bells, and reviews of troops incidental to the occasion take place during the day. This evening London will be illuminated. The Khivan War. Loxdox, May 2d.—[N. Y. Herald Special].— Tlio following is telegraphed from Central Asia. “I have joined the envovs of the Kban of Khi va, in the Ki/ilkun desert oil the way from fort No. 1 to Tawdia, 300 miles west of Y'aslikend. Nicholas Comtantinovitcii and Gen. Koffmann are waiting to see them.” These envoys went to fort No. 1 to accept any terms for the Khan, the Russian military pow ers propose. They have missed Gen. Kauff man there, hut seem now to understand that the Grand Duke and General were not pushing on, hut waiting theircoming to negotiate. Al though the commanders may thus wait, it is doubtful if there will he any interruption of the movement of the troops, since to secure the fall of Khiva, it appears only their presence be fore it is necessary. Dissension reigns there. The Khan is at war with two brothers, and these only await tlie arrival of the Russians to surrender the place. Yellow Fever at naatevidia. Advices from Montevidio April 23, says the yellow fever prevails there to sucli an extent that the iieople are flying from the city, and business is suspouded. MHOR TELEGRAMS. It is stated that Gov. Kellogg has ordered all State employees to join the militia or form mil itary organizations at once. In Woonsocket, R. 1., the ten hour commit tee has issued a circular advising the factory operatives to leturn to work for the present. The strike may be regarded as ended. Several prisoners were flogged in Newcastle. Del., Saturday. ihe Spanish Council of Ministers Friday iu postponing the election in Cuba for deputies to the Constituent Cortes, fixed upon no day when the voting should take place. The Carlists deny that a numberof volunteers who surrendered at Sanahuja were butchered. They state that they now hold all prisoners cap ped in that town and are ready to exchange them for Carlists. A number of prisoners in the Missouri State penitentiary mutinied Friday. One convict was shot and several others flogged before order was restored. James Kellev, a shoemaker from Hartford, was run over by the car3 at Grafton, Mass., some time Friday night. He had been ou a spree Price, the Herald correspondent, is still con fined in a fort at Havana. Nothing can be learned of the charges against him. Rev. Father Desmet, for over thirty years a Jesuit missionary among the Indians, died Fri day morning at St Louis. He was a native of Belgium, aud was born in 1801. Isodawah, a Wachita chief and a great friend of the whites, has been murdered in the Indian territory by the Osages. Hostilities betweeu the two tribes are imminent. Rev. Father Early, President of George town College, near Washington, died Friday evening. The New Orleans Picayune calls the Presi dent’s message absurd. The settlers in Elko county, Nevada, are greatly alarmed at the hostile actions of the In dians. No ammunition can be had as it has all been sold to the savage-. The Boston Young Men’s Christian Associa tion net $45,000 from their “Bazaar of all Na tions.’* It is stated that Dr. Ruppaner has been fully reinstated as a Vicuna commissioner, The Indians at Spencer Mountain, Nevada, are holding council and have warned the set tlers to leave. Rev. H. W. Beecher had his carriage smash ed Saturday by a collision, but he escaped un harmed. A Hartford despatch says that ex-Qov. Jew ell will probably accept the Russian missiou. The Brooklyn gas men’s strike is ended, the new hands being discharged and the strikers re engaged at $3.50 per day. Base ball—Boston, Bostons 9, Baltimores 7; New IPbrk, Athletics of Philadelphia. 11, Mu tuals of New York 7; Philadelphia, Atlantics 1, Philadelphia 5. Janies N. Wallaok of New York, died Friday in a sleeping car en route from South Carolina. A gale at Memphis Saturday, ca sized seve ral boats aud injured two or three warehouses. The stairs of the French Catholic church gave way Sunday as as the people were coming out, severely bruising quite a number. The British steamship Lord of the Isles has arrived at San Francisco, bringing 900 Chinese passengers. Lercinda Cuff of Philadelphia, shot Thomas Prince Saturday. Both are colored. A band of desperadoes took forcible posses sion of Caddo, iu the Indian territory, a stat'on on the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railroad Sat urday, and troops were sent from Fort Gibson to quell the disturbance. C. B. Nichols of Albany, denies being con nected with the lumber combination, and says he has not failed. Russia assents to the construction of 'a com plete railway communication across Central Asia connecting with the English railways. During a quarrel between George Roderick and James Corcoran in Brooklyn, Sunday, Mrs. Corcoran, in attempting to prevent her son from firing a pistol, was shot aud instantly kill ed. ____________ FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL. Receipts by Railroads and Htenmbnoli. Grand Trunk Railway—6 cars sundries, 1 do handles, 2 do wood, 3 do.laths, 2 do for New York, 1 do for Portsmouth, 3 do shingles, r>2 do lumber, 1 do for G. T. Railroad, 10 do for Bangor, 3 do corn, 3 do for Halifax, 4 do posts, 9 do for St John, ND. Foreign Exports. ST. ANDREWS, NB. Schr Pointer—200 bbls flour, 400 galls whiskey. HALIFAX. NS. Steamer Carlotta—1100 bbls flour. 319 bags feed, 475 bush malt, 2000 wails vinegar, 1860 do ale, 4540 lbs lard, 175 cases boots and shoes, 600 gal s spirits, 49 cases soap, 2000 lbs tobacco, lot of mdse. Foreign Imports. SAGUA. Bark Daring—640 hbds 60 tes molasses to Phiuiiey & Jackson, 400 bbls do to master. COvV Bay, CB. Schr Maggie—180 tons coal to John Porteous. HAL1FAX.NS. Steamer Falmouth—2 boxes fresh fish to J Loveitt & Co.;17 puns, molasses to FTwom bly, 4 pkgi mese to Eastern Ex Co., I box fresh sal mon to master, 2 cases skins to John Porteous. MATANZAS. Brig Prairie Rose—506 hhds 52 tes 2 bbls molasses Geo S Hunt. BoMton Stock Film. (Sales at the Broker’s Board, May 21.1 Boston <& Maine Railroad. — @ 122} Eastern Railroad.105 Portland, Saco & Portsmouth BR.130J Sales at Auction. Eastern Railroad 7s. 1882.101 Bank Statement. New York, May 24.—The following is the weekly bank statement: Increase in loans.$1,771,900 Decrease in Specie. 66,300 Decrease in legal tenders. 349,300 Increase iu deposits. 1,928,200 III crease in circulation. 4.600 IV civ York Stock and Mouey Market. New York, May 24—Aforning.—Gold 118$. Money at 7 per cent. Sterling Exchange 109 @ 110. Stocks heavy'. State stocks dull. The following were the quotations or Government securities: United States coupon 6’s, 1881.122| United States 5-20*8 1862.116} United States 5-20*8 1864.116} United States 5-20’s 1S65, old...ipu United States 5-20’b 1865, new. 1194 United States 5-20’s United States 5-20’s U68 .J20? United .States 5’s. new.*.!!. 115$ United States 10-10’s.,coupons.? . ., ’ *.114! Currency G’s . . .*')u{ Domestic Markets. New York, May 24-5 P. M.-Ashes quiet at 8 00 for pots. Cotton Is quiet ami without decided change in price; sales 992 bales at 194cfor Middling uplands. F our-receipts 63315 bbls; Flour is in buyer’s favor ’le<:‘(le<1 change in price; sales 9300 bbls at 5 00 ® 6 3a lor superfine Western and State; 6 86 @ ”<H°r«omm°u to good extra Western and State! 7 3a (g 8 50 tor good to choice do; 8 65 @ 10 50 for common to choice White Wheat Western extra; 7 i»0 @ 10 50 for common to good ex ra Ohio; 7 50 (a) 12 50 for common to choice extra St. Louis: market clos ing steady; Southern Flour quiet and without change; sales 550 bbls at 6 50 8 50 tor common to fair ex tra; 8 5»@ 11 50 for good to choice do. Rye Flour is quiet and steadv; sales 200 bbls at 4 75 @ 6 00. Corn Meal in fair request: sales 500 bbls at 3 55 for Brandy wine; 3 40 Marsh’s Caloric. Whiskey quiet; rales160 bbls at 96c Grain—receipts of Wheat 6<,520 bush, Wheat alwut !c better with moderateexport demand; thnthunnessof freights still materially checks export inmilxv forfl°rst hair of June, sellers of No 2 Milwau kee atVoo; sales 72,000 hush at 138 for rejected win*- 1594 @ 1 02 for No 2 Chicago Spring; l 62 for Northwest; 1 66 @ 1 66J for No 2 M ilwaukee; 2 05 tor While Ohio; market closing heavy generally. Rye is dull at 95® 98c. Barley is dnll ami unchanged.— Barley malt is dull. Cora—receipts 65,950 bush; Corn in fair tequest for export and home use; prices are s ightly in buyer’s favor; sales 96,1)00 bush at 63 ® 641c tor inferior to prime new Mixed Western; li6J ittj 67c for old do ill store and afloat; 65c for Yellow Western. Oats—receipts 37,057 bush; Oats in fair request and Ann jsalcs 48,000 imsli at 51 ® 52c fur new Mixed Western; 561 ® 58c for inferior to prime Wi . e We-tcra; 494 ® 5!c for Black Western; also sales of 5000 bush old Western at 52c. Eggs firmer at 171 1 I8c for Western; 181 lor State and Pennsylvania; 181 ® 19 for Jersey; 141 ® 154c for Southern. Hay quiet and unchanged; 95 ® 1 00 for North River. Hops are quiet and steadv; 1872 dquotci at 36 ® 50; California 45 a) 55c. Coal" in fair request ami firm at 5 00 ® 600 for Anthracite ♦» Ion f> cargo. Leather in fair request ard Him; Hemlock sole, Buenos Ayres and Rio Grande light middleand heavy weights at 281 @ 31c; California do 274c; Orinoco do 27 (ffi 28c. Wool quiet and without decided change in price; Ohio fleece quoted at 50 ® 52c; Texas 194; pulled 41 ® 48c; Cal ifornia Spring 30 ® 32c; fall 31c; scoured 60c. Cofl'ec strong; 3222 bags Rio on private terms; Rio quoted 17| @ 19fc in Gold. Sugar steady; sales 1713 hhds quoted Muscovado at 8c; 25 libds Porto Rico at 9c.— Molasses quiet and unchanged; New Orleans auoted at 67 (g) 80c. Rice is steady; sales of 40 tcs at 7$ fa; 8$c: 170 bags Ryngoou at 6$ rd> 7.c Petroleum Is quiet and firm at 9$c for crude; refined at 20c. Provisions— Pork steadier; sales 100 bids new mess at 16 62$; 14 00 tor extra prime; sale 1750 bbls mess for June at 16 53 S f? 6-*' Beef at 9 OOull,5 for plain mess; Jx XX % 12 00 for extra do Beef hams dull; sales at 5? a P5 33 90 * Tierce Beef unchanged; sales at 19 QO @ ii® *or Pr,me mess; 21 00 @ 24 00 for Indiana. Cut ‘lers C8,125 *H‘xe8 short hams at 11c; shoul l>oxe8 aJUi middl>s more active; sales .050 boxes 7$ fa)9c i«c,r?r« @ 200 boxes of long clear at Western IfilXj* «ales 500 tcs at 9 1-16 a) 94c; ■ales 1500 tcs for ® 9^c for Settle rendered; also at 9 7-16 (to »ire r at 9 3-16 ® 9i: 130 tea for July (2> 33c for new Stau^lSoPS? a ai3'’ ^changed at 28 is steady at 12 (to ® 2r>c fur Western. Cheese Stores—Spirits Turnemfr^pA*111011 to I,rime- Naval @ 47$; Rosin quiet sSSJS?’ 8:11 es 780 bbl» at 47 ed. Tallow is4carter; 305@ 3 15 for Strain Freights to Liverpool flnJ?’'?° ** at « M-Ke. @ 9$d- m’ Graln l*r steam at 9 < >*»•/-> kfif\ Mav Oft_un~__. . ed 100. Corn Is in lair demand and fiFm ; sUTSu" cd at 39$c on spot; 38$C seller June; 42$c seller j„!v' 44c seller Aug; rejected 36c. Oats are steady; No 2 at Sif @ 3l$C ou spot; seller June 32c; 33$ feller July— Rye and'Barley dull ami nominal. Provisions—Mees Pork in fair demand and higher at l5 67 on spot or seller June; 16 10 seller July. Lard is firm and a shade higher at 8 50 @8 62$ on sj)ot; 8 62$ % 8 G5 seller June; 8 95 @8 90 for July. Bulk Meats steady: sales short rib middles sc'1*t July 9$c. Bacon Is quiet and unchanged. Whiskey in fair demand and higher; of fering light at 91c. . . _ _ _ Lake Freights firm—Wheat to Buffalo C$ £ 7; Corn 5$@6. Receipts—7,500 bbls flour, 53.000 bush wheat. 96, 000 busn corn, 78,000 hush oats, $2,000 bush rye, 2,000 bnsb barley, 00,000 hogs. Shipments—5,000 ot>»s flour, 19,000 bush wheat, 24, 000 bush corn, 195,000 bush oats, 0,000 bush rye, 1,000 bush barley, 0000 hogs. Cincinnati.May 24.—Butter steady. Provisions— Pork quiet and held at 16 00. Lard firmer; steam is held at 8$c; kettle at 9c. Bulk Meals—shoulders at 64c; clear rib sides in demand at 6$c; held at 8$c at close; sales at 9c buyer June: 9$c bid buyer July; 94c Aug clear sides; 8$ cash and buyer Mav; held an $c higher. Bacon is firmer; shoulders at 7$ @ 84; clear rib sides 9$c; clear sides 9$; demand at a shade less. Whiskey steady at 90c. J.OLXDO, May 24.—Flour is steady at 8 50 (3 9 00.— Wheal is firm and lc higher; salts No 1 White Micbi gan 1 78; Amber Michigan on spot 1 67$ @ 1 68; seller June 1 68 (c£ 1 68$; seller July at 1 66; No 1 Amber Il linois 1 80: No 2 Red 1 67; No 3 do 1 60. Corn a shade higher; sales of high Mixed on spot seller June and buyer May 46c: seller May 46$c; do July 47; do Aug 48c; la t half July 47$c; low Mixed 45$c. Oats quiet and unchanged at 40c for No 2. Lake Freights dull—to Buffalo 3$ @ 4c; to Oswego C$ & 7c; to Ki gston 7c. Receipts—14,000 bbls flour,20,000 bush wheat, 11,000 bush corn, 0,000 bush oats. Shipments—0000 bbls flour, 7,000 bush wheat ,22,000 bush corn, 0,000 bush oats. Detroit, May 24.—Flour quiet and unchanged.— Wheat firm and in fair demand; extra White 195; No 1 White at 1 88; Amber Michigan at 1 73$. Corn in fair demand and higher at 46$ (& 47c. Oats in good demand at 41$c. Freights dull and unchanged; to Buffalo 4c; to Oe wego 8. Receipts—1,000 bbls flour, 5,000 bum wheat, 2,000 bush com, 6000 bush oats. Shipments—4000 bbls flour, 2,000 bush wheat. 2,000 bush corn, 2,000 bush oats. European Market*. London, May 24—11.30 A. M.—Consols opened at 93$ for money and 93$ for account. American securities— U. S. 5-20’s 1865, old, at 91$ do 1867, 94$; do 10-40s, 88$; new 5s, 89$. Erie Rail way at 48$. London. May 24—2.30 P. M.—Consols and Amcri can securities closed unchanged. Frankfort, May 24.—United States 5-20s 1862, at 95$. ENTERTAINMENTS. MUSIC HALL. FOR ONE EVENING, TUESDAY MAY 27TH. THE LOHARD GRAND DRAMATIC AND Musical Festival! Twenty-four Artists in Comedy & Opera, — AND THE — GREAT LVNGARD SKETCHES. Reserved Seats on sale at Stockbridge’s Music Store, commencing Saturday May 24th, 9 A. M. wv21dl w Grand Floral Concert —AT— CITY HALL Saturday Evening, May 31, FOR THE BENEFIT OF MAINE GENERAL HOSPITAL — BY — 400 CHILDREN, under the direction of MR. W. L. FITCH* assisted by HISS MARI LEACH, Pianist. Admission 25 cents; with reserved seats 35 cents. All who have purchased tickets of the children and wish for reserved seats can obtain the decks for them (at ten cents extra) on and after Tuesday, May 2Tth, at Stockbridge’8. my26did Grand Musical Event. The Haydn Association OF PORTLAND announce that they will givo John K. Paine’s Great Master Work, ORATORIO ST. PETER J (The first American Oratorio) with immense cast On Tuesday Evening, June 3d, — AT — CITY HALL, on which occasion they will be assisted by the fol lowing renowned artists: Miss ADELAIDE PHILLIPS, (The great American contralto,) Mrs. H. N. WETHERBEE, (Our own favorite Soprano,) Mr. GEO, L. OSGOOD, (The great American Tenor,) Mr. J. F. RUDOLPHSEN, (The celebrated German Basso,) and the Harvard Orchestra of Boston, (FORTY-ONE MEMBERS.) Admission Tickets 75 cents, now for sale at the Music stores and at A. Lowell’s Jewelry store. Sale ot Reserved Seats at 25 cents extra, to com mence at Stockbridge’s Monday, May 26tb, at 9 o’clock. myl9dtd Forest City TROTTING PARK! 1873 JuneMeeting 1873 CO.HHENCING TUESDAY, j JTaae 10th and Continuing Fire Days. $250 0 in premiums. First Day, Toes lay. Jane lOth. No- 1. Purse $2 0 for horses that have never trot ted better than three minutes; $150 to first, $60 to se ond, $40 to third. No. 2. Purse $300 for horses that have never trotted Better than 2:40; $175 to first, $75 to second, $50 to third. Second Day, Wednesday, June 11th No. 3. Purse $100 for horses that have never trotted better than 2:35, to be trotted under saddle; $60 to flrsr^$30 to second, $10 to third. No. 4. Purse $250, free to all road wagons, wagon and driver to weigh 300 lbs: $150 to first; $75 to second, $25 to third. Third Day, Thursday Jane 12th. No 5. Purse $250 for horses that have never trotted better than 2:50: $150 to first, $60 to second, $40 to third No. 6. Purse $300 for horses that have never trotted better than 2:37; $175 to first, $75 to second, $50 to third. Fourth Day, Friday, Jane 13th. No. 7. Purse $300 for horses that have never trotted better than 2:38, two miles and repeat in har ness; $175 to first, $75 to second, $501 to third. No 8 Purse $400 for horses that have never trotted better than 2:32; $250 to first $100 to second; $50 to third. Fifth Way. Mntnrdny, June 14th. SPECIAL PREMIUMS. Three Hundred and Fifty Dollar* offered by the Executive Committee of the'Maine General Hospital, ami for whose benefit the entire proceed* of the gate for this day ha* been donated. No. 0. First Premium. Martin & Pennell, wagon, valued $250, open to all horses that have never trotted bettor than 2:45. No. 10. Second Premium, fine Gold Mounted Har ness, value $ ICO, open to all horses that have never trotted better than 2:35. The above races will all be mile heats best 3 in 5 iu harness, excepting Nos. 3 and 4, and will be trotted under the rules f the National Association. All en tries must be made in accordance therewith In heats where eight or more horses start the dintanr-o will be 150 yards. When less than eight horses start the distance will be 100 vurds. * 8 8lart Ru,e 36 of,he JSssasSMir cent-mnst main open until Pri lav noon at ?9 SSTt’ w lieh' FairWat*their th“ Entrance to be addressed to tlie proprietors. BAILEY & WILLIS. George H. Bailey, iiobacb E. Wiuii* may 16 ENTERTAINMENTS. Maine Gen’l Hospital Fair. To be boldcn in PORTLAND Commencing June 10, 1873. milK Executive Commltteeannounce ,hat the « X rangeraeiits for a Umni State Fair tu aid of the Maine General Hospital are about compleUfi and the F.iir will l»e openetl in City and Fluent Hails, i Ue« day afternoon June 10th, at 2 o'clock, to eontlnue eight«.ays and evenings, Sunday excepted. On each day after the 10th the Hall will be opened i»t 10 o'clock. A. M. Application* for space at the tables must tie made to tne Executive Committee on or before the 25ib of of May. The tables will be numbered and drawn by lot. AH articles marked “Hospital Fair, Portland Me., will be brought ret* by any of the railroads or steam b >at lines running to Portland or by the Eastern Ex pros* Company. The Executive Committcec desire that contribu iiM ♦»8llo2ld *** fl'rwar‘le<l at us early a daft as p«s bails tnr^j *rtf.ler arran6eBa®®l* 1,1 a>‘ be made in the a'frill*are lx‘in8 maoe for retlucetl Care* on the Fair n MM* w«anaboat lines in the Stale during June ist. he I>arttcnlars of which wl 1 be announced bridge. in 1 Halls will be connected by a Congre*» Hall wilt i the charge of a day and evcnii g under it or* to the Fair *,r ,hc u8e of vl“" , A. W. H. CLAPP CHARLES E. •IOSe's^cC*™ "n’0 Committee. Portland May 20,1873 • i * • > 20- td __ AUCTION SALES. Fin** Silver Plal**<l Ware, Hold sunt Silver Watches, Chains, Ac., at Auction. ON TUESDAY, May 27tli. at lu A M. and 3 P. M., wo shall sell at salesroom 18 Exchange st. a large and cbol* o stock ol Silver Plated Ware, Watches, &c. In the stock will be found a large as sortment of Ice Pilchers, Castors, fine Cut'ery, Sil ver Plated Knives. Forks, Spoons, &c. Among the Watches Sue quarter Second, fly back Second, stem winders, Ac. Also about 100 fine Chromna and oil Paintings. Goods on exhibition Monday, May 26. F. O. B AILEl & CO., A urfionerm. my24 3t Choice Plants at Auction. ON v.EDNESDAY, May 28tb. ut 10 A. M., we snail sell a lot of Plants, consbting of Rtsea in variety, Fuchdas, G* raniums, Verbenas, Aster Plant* for Bedding, Basket* and Pot Plants. F. O. BAIL FI’ A CO., Auctioneer*. mv26 3t Housoho'd Furniture at Auction. ON THURSDAY, May 29th, at 10 o'clock A. M., we shall Mill nt i ou-e No. 35 Spruce, corner of Emery street, the Furniture In .ai l htra-e, consist ing In 1* t ol Parlor Furniture In Hair Cloth nml Green Kept, Bruaaeh nml Ingrain Carpet., Center Table, Secretary, Oil Painting French Clock, Vases, Brackett., Parlor Coal Stove. Green Rcpt and Lace Curtains. Black Wain it ami Mahogany Chamber Set., bedsteads, Bureaus, Sinks, Chairs," Crib. Hair, Feather Beds, Hat Tree, Dining l able, Crockery, Glass and Silver Plated Ware. Cook Stove, Refrigerator, together with the entire Kitchen Fur niture. At 12 M. 1 Ladd A: Co.*s Plano. Stool and Music Rack. F. O. BAIf.KY & PO. Auctioneers. my22_ dtil Three Desirable Lots at West k>id At Auction. ON SATURDAY, May 24th, at 3 P. M., we shall sell three lota of land situated on the corner of Hill and Ellsworth Street*. Said lot* are of good sixe and pleasantly located. The view from this property is uuxurpassed. Term* and particular* at sale. The above sale was p« stponed till Saturday, May 31st, at same time and place. f. O. BAILEY Ac CO., Auctioneer*., my2Cdtd Government and Other Bonds AT AUCTION. NOTICE is hereby given that the Portland Rav ings Bank will offer for »ile at public auction at the Merchants* Exchange, Portland, on Tuesday, the 3d Day «.f June next, at 12 o’clock Noon, the following described Bonds and Coupons: 6IOOO of C. 8. 10-10 Bond*. I IOO “ 1881 4500 <‘ 5-40 “ July 1865. 400 “ 5-40 <• “ 1867. 500 “ 5-40 “ “ I808. 1500 do Iowa ('entrnl VKailioad lEirtd Ulortgnge Bond*. 4500 «lo Portland Ac Rochester Bui!rood (First mortgnge) Bonds. 50 of (J. M. Bold Coupon* overdue. •T5 of Iowa Central K. K. Bold Cou pons overdue. 87.50 of Portland & Rochester R. R. Coupon* overdue. All held as security for notes of Lewis O’Brien and note ot E. A. O’Brion, due and unpaid. PORTLAND SAVINGS BANK, By FRANK NOYES, Treasurer. F. O. BAIIjElf ft: CO , Auctioned*. myI9_did Large Sale of Furniture at Auc tion. ON THURSDAY, June 5tb, at 10 A. M.. we shall -ell the Furniture in house No. 241 Congress street, consisting of Parloi 8"it in B. W. and Green Plu«h, Tapestry Carjiet, Center Table, Mahogany and Painted Sett and other Chamber Furnituie, Feather Be is, Hair Mattresses,Spring Boris, Pillows, Bedding, Toilet Sets. Brussel* and Ingiain Carpets, Curtains, Dining Table and Chairs, Crockery Ware, Silver Plated d », Oil Carpets, together with Kitchen Furniture. Tire above house contains 25 rm ms and the fumiturre has been carefully used. F. O. BAILEY ft CO., Aurtioner* my24dtd A BRA MS <V BRO.. Auctioneer* and 4'oninaj*Hiou Rerehnnf*, give their special attention to selling Real Estate, Furniture and Merchanoise of all kinds. Horses Car riage*, &c. Adv rices made on consignments. Reg ular Sales of new and vccoud-hatxi Furniture at the Auction Booms every Saturday morning. Commu nications by mail promptly attended to AB AH* ft BROTI1ER, 125 Fe leral St., under the U. 8. Hotel. N. B. Mone^ advanced on Watches, Jewelry, Furniture, Clothing, and all goods of value. apr23 dtf dTw.clakk & co., — DFVLERS IN — ICE HOUSE, MiRKET ST„ — AND — 82 EXChANGi ST., Parc Iec supplied for all purpos es, and .n any quantity at the LOWEST KATES. apil Leavitt, Burnham & Co., WHOLESALE & RETAIL DEALERS IN ICE. No* 14 Cross Street, Portland. Orders left at Ice Office, 14 Cross St., or wiih J. C Proctor, 93 Exchange St., will be promptly attended to. typnre Ice supplied for all purposes in any quantities and at the apll LOWEST RATES. istt U. S. Patent Office, i Washington, D. C\, May lo, 1873 | ON the petition ot James Haynes of Hollis, Me., praying for the extension of a patent granted to him on the 9ih day of August, 185J, and re-issued ou the 25th day of August, 17G3, fur ax improvement in Wood Saw rames. It is ordered that the testimony in ihe case be clos ed on the 8th day of Ju‘y next, that the time for til ing arguments and Examiner's rei-ort be limited to the 18th day of July next, and that said petition be heard on the 23d day ol July nex . Any person may opuote this extension. M. D. LEGGETT, mayl9-dlaw3wM Commissioner. PORTLAND BAUD, AS Military Band and Orchestra, are in readiness to furnish music for all occasions required by applying to J. COLE, Leader and Secretary, No. 1G Brown street and at Band Headquarters, iy| Market Square. Also J. COLE’S Quadtille Band will furnish any number of pieces for Parties, Balls, Picnics, Thea tres, &c., &c. Apply as above. myl53w SEBAGO DVE WORKS, N o. IT Plum Street. THE proprietors of this establishment will Just say to the public that they are prepared to dry bv steam and also prepared to dry, c'cause and hnish all kinds gent’s wearing apparel, and also ladies* dresses, shaw ls, cloaks, all col rs, or cleansed and warrant them not to smut. mylidtf JOHN S. MILLER. Spring Styles for Ladies Dresses and Street Garments, at MISS M. G. MAGUIRE’S, No. 11 Clapp’s Block, np stairs. »prl7_|f SCALE 1A BOILER^ I will Remove and Prevent SCALE in any Steam Boilers, oi make no charge. Address, GEO. W. LORD, myMtf PIIII.ADEI.PA. HAIR DRESSING ROOMS. Mn. EL)WAU» HOLFE, ttv with .1 Nf. Tn.1,1 linn taken the rooms In ST. JULIAN HOTEL, ami 1» prepared to wrvo all ^tor him with a call. _myaaww Notice. MV wife NELLIE M. CLEAVES, having c!e * Hod mo. I lierebv t.irMil any peisuu Iruatin; OtOKtiK It ( LEAVES. “ s,e" May 19. 1973._myitkllw_ Announcement. mini. JAMES L. FOGG Is admitted as a member of jjJL our Hrm from this day. J, B. MATHEWS & CO. Portland April 1, 1873. tt JOB ■PHINTlNtt ueally executed at th office.

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