Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, May 31, 1873, Page 1

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated May 31, 1873 Page 1
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PORTLAND DAILY PRESK. ESTABLISHED JUNE 23. 1862. VOL. 12.___ PORTLAND SATURDAY MORNING. MAY 31, 1873. _ TERMS $8.00 PER ANNUM IN ADVANCF. TUP PORTLAND DAILY PRESS Published every day (Sundays excepted) by the PORTI.ANtl PlBLimniSIG CO., At 109 ExcnASOB St, Portland. Xerus : Eight Dollars a Year In advance THE MAINE~STATE PRESS Is published every Thursday Morning at $2 50 a year, if paid in advance, at $2 00 a year. Rates of Advertising: One inch ot space, •ng h of column, constitutes a “square.” 3. 60 per square daily first week; 75 cents per w «k after; three insertionH, or less, $1 00; continu Dg every other day after first week, 50 cents. Half square, three insertions or Icbs, 75 cents; one week. $1 00; 50 cents per week after. Special Notices, one third additional. Under head of “Amtsements,” $2 00 per square per week; three insertions or less $180. _ Advertisements inserted in the , AI_E aTA\T Press” (which has a large circulation in every part of the State) for 31 00 per square lor first insertion, and 50 cents per square for each subsequent inser tion. Address all communications to PORTLAND PUBLISHING CO. BUSINESS CARDS. JOST & KELLER, FRESCO PAINTERS, Office 134 Riddle St., up stairs. FORTUYD, ME. Orders may be left at F. F. Hale’s picture gallery ana O. M & F. P. Brooks’, No. 333 Congress St. All Order* promptly alt. nded to. isu26 tf W. €. CLARK, 103 FEDERAL STREET, 5 Door* East of Temple St., GAS AND WATER PIPING. apfcl tf ROSS & STURDIVANT, WHOLESALE COAL DEALERS 179 Commercial St., Portland. Sole agents in Maine for the sale and shipment of the Celebrated Coal mined by Messrs. Ham mett Neill & Co., of Philadelphia. We have also for sale at lowest market price, ilkusbarre, Scrantou, Lackawanna, and Pittston Coals, shipped from the vicinity of New York. Ves sels procure I for the tranportation of coals from port of shipment any point desired. tfapr27 WILLI AH m:\Kl CLIFFORD, Counsellor at Law and in Patent Causes, NO. 80 MIDDLE ST., PORTLAND. f5?~Attends to all kinds of Patent business. marlO_ d3m oLKIdJvEK & JORDAN, PATENT AGENTS, 74 MIDDLE, COB., EXCHANGE ST., PORTLAND, MAINE. SPECIAL ATTENTION GIVEN TO REJECT aprS_ED CASES. codtf J. H. HOOPER, UPH.O LSTEEER Nos. 31 and 33 Free St., MASCFACTCREB OP Parlor Suita, Lounges. Spring Beets, Mattresses, • McDonough Patent Bed Lounges, En ameled Chair*, Ac. gyAll kinds of repairing noatly done. Furniture boxed and matted. oct5-’G9TT&Stl DR. HERSOM HAS taken the offiae of the late Dr. Robinson, 260 CONGRESS St. Office hoars, 9 to 11 A. M., 2 to 4 P. M “ “ Sundays, 9J to 10 A.M., 4to5P. M Residence, corner Pine and Emery Streets. Or dera ont of office hours may be left with Mrs. Robin in son, 260 Congress Street, or at his residence my6tf HENRY F. T. MERRILL, COUNSELOR AT LAW, Nt. 30 Exchange At., Portland. Formerly of the U. S. Treasury Department and Attorney in all the courts in the District of oiumbia, will attend to the prosecution of laims fceiure the Court of Claims and the various departments at Washington. octll-tf ESTABLISHED 1821. Byron Greenough & Co., 140 middle Street, PORTLAND. ME. military } _ ( Firemen’*, Grand Army, I A llfij Base Ball, Huey, School, 9Luonic, J l Club. HATS, CAPS AND CH A PEALS. MADE TO ORDER, C3F"At the Lowest 3?rices._4BJ Samples sent on pplication, and all orders filled at short no ice. aprlti PORTLAND MACHINEWORKS (FORMERLY' C. STAPLES & SON,) Marine, Stationary and 3?ortable STEAM ENGINES, Steam Boilers. Bleach Boilers and Tanks, Shafting. Mill Gearing and General Machinery. Castings oi iron, brass, and composition. Repairing promptly attended to. pTNew and Second-hand Engines tor sale. Highest cash prices paid for old Iron. 2X5 Commercial Street, W. H. FESSESDEN. apr!4tf Portland, Me. GEO. E. COLIIM8, PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTIST, 316 CONGRESS STREET, I* prepared to make all the various styles of Card Picture*, R« inbrant, Medallion, Are.. from Retouched Negative*. By this proc°K8 we Get rid of Frrckleii. mole* ami other im perfection* of the Nkiu. For all of which no extra charge will be made. All work warranted to pleas'*. Call and examine for yourselves. mclilHdtf CHAS. J. SCHUMACHER, FRESCO PAINTER, 5 Dccring Block, AT SCHlJIUACnER BROTHERS. *pr!6 d3mo .8. II. L1IHSOK. PHOTOGRAPHER, No. 152 Middle Street* PORTLAND, MB. Copying and enlarging done «o order. AH the new style*, Berlin*, Tiembrants, Medallion, he Porcelain, or Mezzotint card, and the retouched tftrd, by which new process we get rid of freckles rooletswnnkles and all imperfections of the skin Call and judge for yourselves. 1^-Mott©—Oood work at Moderate Price*. Aim t« Plente. may 20 William H. Piiinney. Jab. L. Lombard. PHINNEY & LOMBARD, Real Estate & Loans, No. 153 La Salle Street, C IT I C A G O . Safe investment* made for non-residents, and their interests carefully attended to. Reffrenceb:—Chas. B. Sawyer, Pres. Crb Nat'l Bank, Chicago: Cha*. H. Mat hews, Capitalist, Schen cdady.N. Y.; J. F. Winsl w & Co., Pouland, Me.; S A. Briggs, Vice-PreB. Franklin Bank, Ch.cauo; G. H. Hosm^r, Lcckport, N. Y.; Phinuey & Jack*on. Portland. Me. apil2dtf JAIUES O’DOMNELL, COUNSELLOR AT LAW, ha* removed to WO. 84 1-3 MIDDLE NTRI ET, (2nd door below Canal Bank,) PORTLAND, MAINE. Commissioner of deeds for the several States, fable __ ^^ARETAS SHURTLEFF, No. 6 Moulton Street. PORTLAND, ME., — WILL SELL ON — COMMISSION ! ALL KINDS REAL ESTATE. — ALSO — , Negotiate Loans on Mortgages ! »pri6 dtf BUSINESS CARDS. PATENTS — IN ALL — COUNTRIES. SCRIBNER & JORDAN, 74 Middle Street, cor. Exchange, PORTLAND, HIE., Secure Inventions, Trade Marks and De signs in all Countries where Patent laws exist. Assignments made and sent ior record. Cousuba im personally or by letter free. Letters promptly answered. Models nnd Drawings furnished. Extensions, Re-issues, Interference and Disclaim ers attended to at living prices. Examinations made and opinions given as to the patentibilitv of inventions.my23d<fcw3m C. W. STOCKMAN. IM. D , Physic! n and Surgeon, 207 Congress St., Portland. f ppoHite the Park._ mailSdtf BENJ. KING SBURY, JR., Attorney at Law, No. 83 Middle Street, PORTLAND 3St AIN K. (Opposite Canal Bank.) may 24-(llm REMOVAL. DR, CHAS. 0. HUNT HAS REMOVED 10 ! 379 CONGRESS STREET, Opposite Whittier'. Drag Stare. I nmy21 n2w J. II. FOGG, Attorney and Counsellor at Law, 1191-2 EXCHANGE ST., (Corner of Exchange and Federal Sts.,) feb27 PORTLAND. IMS. if HOTELS. BEAL’S HOTEL, NORWAY, MAINE The subscriber, having leased Beal’s Hotel, one ol the nest arranged houses in the State, having all the modern improve ments and being entirely refillnished, is prepared to take Summer Boarders and entire Families at a very low price. The locality is one of the pleas antest in the State, a first class livery establisment is connected with the House, and its teams connect with all trahis at "outh Paris, one mile distant. All inquiries by mail promptly answered. O. II. GREEN, Proprietor. Norway, May 15, 1873. mylfidlm WEBSTER HOUSE, 383 HANOVER ST., BOSTON The Proprietor having refitted and refurnished this Hotel, respectfully solicits the patronage of those vis iting Boston on business or pleasure. Terms : Rooms and full board, $2 per day. Rooms without board, for each fierson, 75c. to $1. This h*use Is within five minutes* walk of all the Eastern Steamer Landings and Depot. It contains 125 rooms, every convenience for comfort, and under the management or Mr. G. W. RELYEA, must prove attractive to the travel ing public. Carriages in constant attendance and Horse Cars pass the uoor. mahl5eod3m Commercial House, Cor. Cross and. Fore Sts. Portland, Maine. This House built since the great Fire, has jrecemly bean leased by the undersigned, and extensive alterations are now being made, which when completed will make the House one of the most convenient, and well arranged in the State, w ill he entirely renovated, new Furniture added, and kept as a Hotel should be kept Will easily accommodate One Hundred and Fifty Guests. The Reading Room will be supplied with every Gaily Paper published in the State. Open June 1st, 1873. WM. F. HUSSEY, Recently Clerk Augusta House. TERMS 8*.00 PER DAT. may!6_ dtf GLEN HOUSE, WHITE MOUNTAINS, N. H. This favorite Summer resort will be opened for the season Jane Id, 1873. Address until 1st W. & C. R. Milliken, Portland, Me. J. M. THOMPSON Sc CO., my!7dGw Glen House. EDUCATIONAL. Navigation School! A NAVIGATION SCHOOL will be opened at No. 15J Exchange streel, March 3d. to be under the charge ofCapt. Edward Breen ana C. H. Farley. Instruction will be given every aiternoon by Cant. Breen, and Monday and Friday evenings by C. H. Farley. The course will begin with decmal arithme tic, and well comprise Plane, Traverse. Parallel Mid dle Latitude sailing; the use of Logarithms: the use and a"J istment. of Nautical instruments; Latitude by Sun and Stars, and Longi? ude by Chronometer Lunar otservations will not be included in the course but will be taught if desire i. The evening instruction will be given before the whole class, when the various problems involved in navigation will be worked out upon the black-board and illustrated by suitable diagrams and appara'u*, and the use and adjnstme t of instruments explain ed. Subfects collateral to navigation such a9 Mete orolgy, Ocean Currents, &c., will also be introduced at the evening sessions. For terms, apply to C. H. Farley, No. 4 Exchange street. feb19tf THIRD SALE. — OF — YEARLINGS — AT — HOME FARM, MILTON, MASS., On Fridny, Jane G, 1873. at 4 P. 31. No. 1.—DRAGOON,chestnut colt, foaled March 18, 1872, by Fearna'igbt, dam Virginia, brought from the South alter the war by B. . Crowninshijld,Esq. No. 2.—DAWN, bay filly foiled April 4, 1872, by Fearnaught, dam Besde, by Ethan Allen. No. 3.—DEVOTION, chestnut fillv, foaled April 15, 1872, by Fearnaugbt.da » Rersey Mare, by Frank lin, he by Old Black Howk. No. 4.—DIADEM, chestnut colt, foaled April 18, 1872, by Fearnaught, dam Black Pearl, by Balrow nie out oI the famous Lady Sutton. No 5.—DUPLICATE (one of twins), chestnut colt, foaled April 24,1872, by Fearnaught, dam Imp. Can ary, an Irish foxbunter. No. 6.-DEBORAH, black filly, foaled April 30, 1872, by Fearnaught, dam Darkness, by Ericsson, be by old Mambrino Chief, the sire of Lady Them. No. 7.—DAPHNE, chestnut filly, foaled May 18, 1872, by Fearnaught,dam Ruih, by Franklin. No. 8—DIANA, chestnut filly, toaled May 10, 1S72, by Fearnaught, dam Mlnii, by Ringgbld. No. 9 —DORA, cnestnut filly, foaled May 20, 1872, by Fearnaught, dam Nellie Cotton, by Ivanhoe (Mor gan). No. 10.- DAIRYMAID, black filly, foaled May 30, 1872, oy Fearnaught, dam Fannie Prewitt, by Erics son. No. It.—DAYBREAK, chestnut colt, foaled Juno 1.1872, by Fearnaught, dam imp. Maud, b” the King of Hanover's Bruckwil ow.and out of a mare belong ing to the famous family of OrlofF trotters of Moscow. She has trotted in 2.28. No. 12.—DANDf JIM. chestnut colt, foaled June rill872’by Fearnaugbt, dam Juliet, by Young Mor ibm° h.3i:T!EFT ANCE- chestnut filly, foaled June 7s Hamblctonhiir8111’dam Hambletonia. by Kysdyk-, lc'Sl<8i24'bytF,eama«I.M’ jhc,tnnt colt, foaled June adian steeplecbaeser8bt’ dam Yellowbammer, a Can Fearnaught, dam^Smml^’bVvoWitcer' 17' 1872, by No. 16.—DISDAIN.Blackfill, f , . . by Fearnaught. dam Kinglet, by BrlVl’i ’9’.} 872’ brino Prince), he by old Mam or inn (fhief ^n°W Mam" This list contain* all my Fearnaught yearling each is believed to be sound. y mg9,and Cars leave Old Colony depot for Milton Lower Mill* at 3 o’clock. No postponement on account of we&tw myi9td h. s. Russell? DRUGGISTS STAlYD FOR SALE 1 One of the very best stands in the city for a Druggist, is on the corner of Fore and India Streets, which is now offered for Sale. For particulars inquire immediately of Lufkin & Co., No. 2 Woodman Block. MRS. ELIZA A. CUSHMAN. Portland. Apiil 15,18T3. aprl.dtf For Sale. TWO second hand Bolers 30 feet long. 4 feet in dl am ter, with 2 fluts 15 Inches in diameter, shell 7-16 thiik; they areln good order and Just the thingf ,r burning tan. otgings. slabs and sawdust Enquire of S. H. 1. PIERCE, 4!5 Dorchester Avenue, myl4-lm South Boston, Mass. REAL ESTATE. F. G. Patterson’s Real Estate Bulletin. MftWV TO on First-Class lllvilljl mortgages of Real Estate in Fortl nd and vicinity. Real Estate bought and sold. Rents collected. Apply to F. G. PATTERSON, Real Estate and mortgage Broker, over LowflPi Jewelry Store, ap25dtf_Cor. Congress St B own Sts. Real Estate for Sale* A TWO story House, 8 rooms, cellar, lot 40x95, on Hanover street. Price $2500. Terms $500 down, balance time. Apply to F. G. PATTERSON, dealer In Real Estate. my24eod2w For Sale* TWO double tenement Houses on Cotton street— No. 13, two tenements, five rooms each—No. 9, two tenements, seven rooms each. Alsr» House No. 28 Bramhall street, arranged for one or two families; lot 40x113. frontmq on two streets. This property is newly finished ana in complete order, and will ho sold as the health of the owner demands a change of climate. Apply to LEON M. BO»vl)OIN or G. PATTERSON, Real Estate and Mortg.-go Broker. my5 tf “ FOR SALK, A SUPERIOR Hay Farm, in South Gorham, eight mile6 from Portland bv JOlfN L. CURTIS. m>'22 lw*tbentf - z_ A Nice Surburban Residence FOR LEASE. The commodious two story brick house on Stevens* Plains, formerly occupied by the late Wm. L. Wilson. The house con tain* twelve finished rooms, includ ing Ba h K om, all in good rejiair. The lot contains more than an acre. Nice Grape Vines, also Apple and Pear Trees, t gether with a good stable and ex cellent water. Apply to WM. H. JERltlS, Real Es tate Agent, corner Congress and Myrtle streets. myl9 d3w For Sale. HOUSE AND LOT No. 79 Oxford street. Houso contains 14 finished rooms, good cellar. Lot 27 x lOu foet besides passage. To be s dd cheap. Im mediate possession given. Inquire of JOHN C. PROCTER, maylTdCw93 Exchange sireet. For Sale in Deering. A FEW minutes walk from City limits. 25 acres of Land with nearly 1000 feet frontage, with Buildings thereon, consisting of TWO SIORY HOUSE and two large Barns in good repair. The Land ex tending through from one street to another, making it all available for HOUSE LOTS and will shortly be wanted for that purpose. It will be divided into two or more lots if desired. If not sold before June 1st, it will be sold at auc tion. For terms, etc., enquire at Cushman’s Fruit store, No. 306 Cougress street. myl3tf A Sea-Side Dome For Sale. Only four mile, from Portland, on Casco Bay. ■jj; Good two-story bouse, painted white, with JaUIlk'reen blinds. Four acres land and a store.— Some fruit and wood. One of the finest localities on the bay, five minutes walk to the whore. Can be had at a bargain. Apply to WM. H. JEF.klS, Beal Es tate Agent.my26d3w» For Sale. THE house on State Street, occupied by the un dersigned. This house is thoroughly built of brick and stone and has all modern conveniences. ALLEN HAINES. Portland, Sep, lbtb, 1872.sepl9-tt FOE SALE! TEBBETS" HOUSE, SPRING VALE. WILL BE SOLD CHEAP! As the owner wants to go West. jau31_SAMUEL D. TEBBETS. House for Sale. NO. 22 Bramhall Street the south-westerly half of a block of two houses containing twelve finished rooms; suitable for two families or one; fronting on two streets; ample room lor stable. Apply on the premises. my6*lm Real Estate lor Sale. THE HOUSE at No. 6 Tare Street, and lot extend ing through on Brackett street, with Stable. Also, a lot of 10 acres of Hay Field with a good Barn Bituated in Scarboro, on tbe Paine road near Hubbard Libby’s, abrnt 6 miles from Portland. Tho above property will be sold at a bargain by applying to MRS. T. E. STUART. No. 664 Washington street, corner of Pine, Boston, Mass, rayl d2m Desirable House on Anderson Street for Sale Cheap. THE property No. 1 Anderson St. consisting of a 3 story House, containing 18 rooms ample clos ets. fine cellar, good water. Property now rents for $366 per annum. For p rticulars call on J. C PROCTER, 93 Exchange street, or F. O. BAILEY & CO., 18 Exchange street. ap26tf Hotel Property for Sale I IN NORTHBORO MASS. THE Assabet House, beautifully situated on public square ill center of the village, on Railroad 25 miles fr m Boston. Honse is new and of modem style, and contains 38 rooms, dance hall, b lliards&e. Large stable, 30 stalls. Will be sold at a great bar gain; owner wishes to retire from business. Apply to D. C. PAGE, Northboro, Mass. apr23-6w* For Sale in the Town of West brook. A FINE residence one-balf mile from the Railroad Depots, Post-office, go-'d Schools and Churches, six miles fr m Portland; House and Ell two stories thirteen finished rooms, double parlors with marble mantles, Wood-house and Stable connected—all in good repair, painted and blinded, Barn 40x60 on tbe premises; grounds contain 15J acres, excellent land, well fenced. 30 apple and pear trees, } acre choice strawberries, three good wells of water upon theplnce and good cistern in the cellar, cellar under whole House, fine cement bottom; grounds ornamented with fine shade trees. This is one oi the finest resi dences in the county. Terms eaay. Enquire of 3. R. Davis & Co., Portland, or OtL Brown, Westbrook. mar21tf The Marr Farm for Sale or io Let. SITUATED in Scarborough, and for sale low. It being a stock farm, any one desiring such would do well to call and see it before purchasing else where. Apply dX once comer of Middle and India Streets, or on the nremises. aprl2dtjunl* FOR SALE. AIa)T of vacant land, situated on the west side of High, between Pleasant an 1 Danforth, Sts. This lot has a front of about 61 feet and is about 194 feet deep, and plans have been drawn l»y How, for a block of seven or nin genteel and convenient resi dences, and adapted for the same. Enquire of EDWIN CHURCHILL, No. 4 Portland Pier, raar28 From 12 to 2 o’clock, P. M. Real Estate. FOR Sale, or lease lor •* term of years, tho proper ty belonging to tbe estate of Francis O Libby, and formerly occupied by him on the corner of Free and High Streets. HARRISON J. LIBBY, \ .. . FRANK W. LIBBY, } A(]m r8‘ mar24 tf The “Limerick House,” FOR SALE The su^.-criber offers ror sale his Hotel pro] rty in Limerick Village, York County. The house has 22 rooms all in good repair, with shod and two large stables adjoining: two wells of water on the premises, ana every convenience for a first-class Hotel. The “Limerick House” is well situated for securing liberal patronage. Enquire further of the owner. JOSEPH G. HARMON, marl.3dtfLimerick, Me. Real Estate for Sale. HOUSE AND EOT NO. 76 STATE ST., Lot contains 34.000 feet of land, with fine xtiit gar den, cold, grapery, etc. Apply to W- H. FESSENDEN, raar6tf215 Commercial Street. FOR SALE. THE Residence of Mr. J. M. Churchill, situated on the comer of State and Danforth Streets in this city. The lot is 325 it. on State Street and 151 ft. on Danferth Street,and contains about 50,000 ft., includ ing the Mansion Hou**e in thorough repair, and the large brick Carriage House and Stable. It is one of tbe most desirable places in the city, either in its present state or to cut up in lots. For plans and particulars, call on J. C. Procter* may!9 dtf For Sale. THE subscriber, having located his business in Boston, now offers bis residence No. 6 Deering stiee* for sale. The house, with its improvements, is first class. Price only *13,000. Terms easy. Can be examined dailv from 10 to 11 A. M. and 3 to 4 P. M. Will be sold with the Furniture it desired. mylOtfGEO. M. HARDING. Hotel For Sale or Lease. The well and favorably known _ H A K a It HOUSE, ,1 Pleasantly located at Yarmoatb, ten miles ,™,il!™T" Portland. The trains of the Grand bousoVTiS,nk road “top within a few rods of the etor on UnTwi^.?7 favorable. Apply to the propri AgJm?Po?.land,Se’’or Wm- H- Real Estate __ myl9-lm* F'^^SALE! ON CONGRESS ST. NEAR Cj|8co About 5000 feet land. ~-5saswsw5af r~ Can at a small outlay be easily changed stores, with the tenemms over them would ^ rent for from $1600 to $1800. Building in en par. Title perfect. Teimsea-y. K guod re Enquire at CUSHMAN’S FRUIT STORE, No* 306 Congress Street. my22 dtf REAL ESTATE. For Sale. DOUBLE Tenement House corner Myrtle and Ox ford streets suitable for oue or two families. Gas and Sebago throughout. my30dlw House Lots For Sale. A DESIRABLE lot on the corner of Danforth and Brackett streets, suitable for 3 good house lots. — ALSO — One lot on Spruce street. Four lots on Congress street. One lot on the corner ol Pearl aud Federal streets, fronting the Park. Two lots on Church street. One lot on Deer street. For sale '’heap on liberal terms. Inquire of JOHN C. PROCTER, 93 Exchange st. my29d9c Houses for Sale. 3 HOUSES on Danforth street from $1000 to $10, 000 Four houses on State street, prices from $5000 to $50,000. Also houseR on Pine, Cumberland.Congress, North, Tyng and Salem streets. Inquire of JOHN C. PROC lEit, 93 Exchange street. My29d9t Summer Residence for Sale AT SO. FREEPORT ME. BEAUTIFULLY Situated on the Harraseeket River. 21 miles from Maine Central B. R. Sta tion* 4k miles from Grand Trunk B. R. Station. Splendid Boating, Fishing, Gunning and Driving in the vicinity. Parties desiring a pretty summer residence will do well to call on RYAN & KELSEY, . 161 Commercial st. my27d2w Portland Me. House for Sale 1 THE two-story house, No, 8 CarletonIStreet. This house is in good repair, is well located in a good neighborhood. Has a good cellar, water and gas throughout. Can be seen any aiternoon between the hours of 2 and 4. For further information apply to my27tf EDWARD P. CHASE, No. 3 Oak St. PROPOSALS FOR FUEL, Forage and Straw. Office Ciiief Quartermaster, ) 2d Q. M. District, Department of the East, } Boston, Mass., May 24, 1873. ) SEALED PROPOSALS In triplicate, under tho usual conditions, with a copy of this advertise ment attached to each, will be leseived at this Office, uutil 12 o’clock M., on MONDAY. June 23, 1873, fjr the delivery of Fuel. Forage and Straw for the ser vice of the Quartermaster’s Department, during the fiscal year ending June 30,1874, as follows, via: BOSTON. MASS. 50 cords Hard Wood. 50 cords Kindling Wood. 350,000 pounds of Anthracite Coal. 300,000 i>ounds ot Bituminous Coal. 70,090 pounds of Oats. 81,760 pounds of Hay. 19,200 pounds of Straw. FORT INDEPENDENCE, BOSTON HARBOR, MASS.' 40 cords of Hard Wood. 30 cords of Kindling Wood. 750,090 pounds of Anthracite Coal, egg size. 12,800,pounds of Oats. 12,000 pounds oi hay. 13.000 pounds oi Straw. FORT WARREN, BOSTON HARBOB, MASS. 810,000 pounds of Anthracite Coal (egg size, 750,000—nut, 60,000). 8,760 pounds ot Oats. 10,220 pounds of ay. 11,040 pounds of Straw. FORT PREBLE, I ORTLAND,MU. 566,000 pounds of Anthracite Coal (egg 263,000 nut, 283,000). 31,000 pounds of Oats. 36,000 pounds oi Hay. 15,000 pounds oi Str^w. FORT SULLIVAN, EASTPORT, ME, 400 cords of Hard Wood. 30 cords f Kindling Wood. 100,000 pounds oi Anthracite Coal (stove size). 25,090 pounds of Oats. 30,660 pounds of Hay. 16,848 pounds of Straw. FORT ANDREWS, PLYMOUTH, MA8B. 18,200 pounds of Anthracite Coal. 144 pounds uf Straw. FORT AT CLARK’S POINT, NEW BEDFORD, MASS. 21.233 pounds of Anthracite Coal. 4,380 ponnds of Oats. * 5,110 pounds of Hay. 1,488 pounds of Straw. FORT CONSTITUTION, NEW CASTLE, N. H, 12 cords oi Hard Wood. 141 pounds of Straw. FORT KNOX, BUCKSPORT, ME. 19,000 pounds of Anthracite Coal. 144 pounds of Straw. LONG POINT BATTERIES, PROV1NCETOWN, MASS. 113 cords of Hard Wood. 144 pounds of Straw. PORT MCC LEARY, KITTERY POINT, ME. 12 cords Hard Wood. 144 pounds of straw. FORT PHCENIX, FAIR HAVEN, MASS. 18,200 pounds Anthracite Coal. 144 oounds of Straw. FORT POPHAM, PARKER’S HEAD, MB. 12 corcis of Hard Wood. 144 pounus oi Straw. FORT SEW ALL, MARBLEHEAD, MASS. 11 i cords of Hard Wood, 144 pounds of Straw. FORT STANDISH, PLYMOUTH, MASS. 18,200 pounds of Anthracite Coal. 144 pounds of Straw. FORT 8CAMMBL, PORTLAND, ME. 20,000 pounds Anthracite Coal. 144 pounds of Straw. FORT GORGES, PORTLAND, MB. 20,000 ponnds Anthracite Covl. 144 pounds of Straw. All of the above supp les to be subject to inspect ion by such officer or agent as may be designated from this offic • Wood lo be sound, merchantable, drv, free from small or crooked limbs, and cut in lengihsof not more than fonr feet. Coal to be of tbe best quality, red ash, clean. Oats to be sound, fresh, of the best quality, free from dust or other defects, and delivered in good, well sewed sacks. Hay to be oi the heBt quality, well cared timothy, securely baled. Straw to beof the best quality, clean, and securely baled. Wood to be piled Id the Post Wood Yards or Sheds. Coal to be delivered in cellars or bins. Oats, Hay and Straw to be deliveied in Post Stables. All to be delivered, free of expense, to the United States in such quantities, and at such time, as the public service may demand. Each proposal must be accompanied bv a guarantee, signed by 1 wo responsible persons (the standing or tbe guarantors to be certified to by a collector or asssessor of revenue, or other United State* official): that if the proposal is accepted, the bidder will at once enter into a contract in accordance therewith, and that the guarantors will become his sureties in a sum equal to one-fourth of the amount of the con tract for its faithful performance. Proposals to be male on separate sheets for the amounts of wood, Coal, Oats, Hay or Straw respec tively, to be delivered at each station, stating ihe price per cord (128 cubic feet) of wood, per ton (2,000 pounds) of coal, Hay or Straw, or per bushel (32 pounds) of °at8, and price of sacks, at which the sup plies will be delivered at each Si ation. Proposals may be made for delivery of the supplies required at any one or more of the Stations. No proposals will be entertained form persons who have faded to comply with previous contracts, or bids, or from unknown persons not guaranteed • and the light is reserved to reject any or all bids not made In accordance with this advertisement, or not con sidered advantageous to the public service, or to ac cept such portions of any bid as may be deemed of advantage to the public interest, or to receive the whole or any part of the supplies that may be con tracted for. Proposals to bo endosded “Proposals for—(wood, Coal, Oats, Hay or Straw, as the case may be), and address to the undersigned. A. MONTGOMERY, Lt. Col. and Depuly Q. M. Geu. U. S. A., Chief Q. M., 2d District, Dept, of the East. °iy2» _ dlw GRASS SEED. 2000 Bags Western Timothy Seed 1500 “ Canada “ •• 1QOO «» Red Top “ 500 “ Michigan Clover “ 200 “ Ohio “ “ 400 « No. New York “ “ lOO “ Pea Tine, “ “ 150 “ Alsike “ “ lOO “ Millet “ lOO “ Hungarian Grass “ lOO “ Orchard “ FOR SALE AT THE; Lowest Cash Price. KENDALL & WHITNEY. mch26 tf $300 Reward. City ol Portland. A REV pai l by tho city to any peraouwho will give In formation that will lead to ilie arrest and conviction of the person or pe sons that set Are to the house of M. Welch, on Latch street, April 27,1873. GEO. W. PARKER, myl5d3m City Marshal. The National Board of Fire Underwriters — HEREBY OFFERS A REWARD of $500 for the detection, conviction and punishment of par ties charged with the crime of arsoa, in firing the {)remise8 situate on Larch Street, in the City of Port and, on April 27th, 1873; said Reward will be paid only on due Droor bein* furnished the Executive Cammitfee of the conviction and actual punishment of sai l criminals. By Order of the Executive Com mittee, STEPHEN CROWELL, Chairman. New York, May 15th, 1873.my24-d2m Spring Styles for Ladies Dresses and Street Garments, at MISS M. G. MAGUIRE’S, No. 11 Clapp’s Block, np stairs. apr!7 _tf Removal. TTOS undersigned has removed to No. 611 Com mercial Street. my2Mlw FRANCIS D. LITTLE. WANTS, LOST, FOUND. Lost. A LADIES* GLOVE with Gold Buttons was lost on the Ci*cus grounds Wednesday afternoon. The finder will be rewarded on returning the tame to ihis office.my30d3t* Wanted. A GOOD GIRL to do housework. Enquire at 84$ Middle Street, *ny30Qlw W. F. MORRILL. Wanted to Rent. Wanted Immediately. FIFTY Coat Makers. Steady employment and good wages. Good board readily obtained. W. & W. H. BACON, A CO.. South Windham, Maine. mar29 «d2w 500 Good Girls Wauted Immedia tely. GOOD Girls of all nations, for housework G"" in town and country; table girls for Saloon. Laundry and Kitchen; girls for Hotels, Summer and Bdtth Housrs; Cooks, Chamber, ami Scruo girls. Forest City Employment Office. MRS. L. HOVEY, ?14 Congress Street. my27 codim* Wanted IMMEDIATELY, a good reliable girl or woman, to do houaewor* in a family of two persons. Ap ply to 25 Wilmot St., between 10 A. M. and 6 P. M. may >9 *lw Wanted Immediately, I>Y Miss Milliken, 2 competent girls to assist at JL> Dress Making. Apply at 357$ Congress Street. my28 dlw Wanted. TWO active intelligent young men to act as News Agen's on the train. Good wages can be made. Reference and a deposit required. Apply to C. R. CHISHOLM BROS., my27dtf 371 Commercial St., Portlaud. Wanted. ALIVE man to drive a Bread Cart. Satisfacto ry references requested, at BLAKE’S BAKERY, my21dtfCongress Street. Boarders Wanted. A FEW gentlemen can have rooms (with or with out board) at 27 Spring St. Also a pleasant front chamber with Harbor view. Suitable for a gentleman and wife. A private stable with carriage room on the pro mises.___my2l*2w Coat and Pant Machine Girls want ed at SHUTII, MORGAN & BUTLER’*. my20dtf WANTED Custom Coat and Test makeer at 8. 9IATOIA8 & CO., my20tf_98 Exchange street. CUTTERS WANTED, — AT — SMITH, MORGAN &. BUTLER’S. dtf_ Rooms Wanted. IN ft pleasant part of the city, furnished or unfur nished, with or withont beard. Address E. B., 37 Brown St., Portland. may!4tf Experienced Coat, Pant and Test Makers WANTED AT SMITH, MORGAN & BUTLER’S, Cor. Middle Sc Market Sts, aprtiidlf Wanted A MAN who understand* repairing Furniture. Apply at 125 Federal St. apr23 tf WANTED! COAT MAKERS AT CHESLET’S, mch25dtf 167 311PPLE STREET. Lost. AT CITY HALL, on Friday eveuing, at the Blues’ Masquerade, part of a new Waterproof Cloak, seams stayed with white tape. Another was left in place of the one taken, which the owner can have by calling at 143 Middle street with the one tak en through mistake. feb25 Wanted. A PLEASANT room on Spring St., or vicinity, furnished or unfurnished. Without board. janlOtt Address BOX 1336. TO LEI. To Let. M Dwelling honao No. 250 Cumberland street betwetn Green and High streets. Possession given June 1st. Enquire of • A. K. SHURTLEFF, my28dlw or Messrs. J. C. PROCTER & SON. To be Let. FURNISHED Rooms. Inquire of C. E. SMITH, my30 dlw* - No. 2 Taluian Pl.ce. Country House to Let. THE STACKPOLE HOUSE in Gorham, one mile from Saccarappa. pleasantly situated on The road to Gorham Village, will be* let for a summer residence from June 1st. It is suitable for one or moie families. Apply at office of Portland Packing Co., Commercial street. my27 eod2w To Let THE upper part of a 2 story house; contains 6 well finished rooms, plenty of hard and soft Rater. Enquire at 25} Lafayette Street. my3eodUt»P. WILLIAMS. To Lef. A HOUSE of 6 rooms. A small family without young children. Sabbath keeping people. En quire at No. 108 Newbury stioet. my27dtf To Let* HOUSE No 38 State street, corner of Gray. Pos session given at once. Apply from 1 to 2 and 6 to 8 P. M. W.F. HUSSEY. my26d2w Booms to Let. TWO gentlemen and their wives and two or three single gentlemen can be accommodated with pleasant rooms aud board at No. 75 Free Street, may 9 tf House to Bent or Lease. THE upper tenement of honse No. 31 Emery St., consisting of six rooms, all very pleasantly situ ated ; with Gas and Sebago Water, &c. Inquire on the premises. aprl9dtf WILLIAM II. GREEN. To Let. ONE OF THE BEST OFFICES ON EXCHANGE STREET. Enquire of GEO. A. WHITNEY & CO,. m&r24tf No. 46 Exchange St. Quiet Board. A GENTLEMAN and Lady wishing a quiet home can find pleasant rooms with board at No. 4 Cotton street, second door from Free street. One or two single gentlemen can be aceommodated also. Jan7 STORE TO LET! A large brick store in the Rackleft Block, corner of Middle and Ceurcb streets—basement and first floor, elegantlv finished and adapted to jobbing dry goods or other similar trade. Apply to ALLEN HAINES. septlldtf WATCHES, Chronometers and Clocks, Of Foreign and American Make, Spectacles and Jewelry, A_t 54 Exchange St* -BT WM, SETTER, AGENT for the Superior Waltham Watches, which maintain their well earned reputation for timekeeping and reasonable price. In every vari ety of gold ana silver cases—open face and Lnnters Key winders and stem winders. myl2-dly FISH. New Halibut Napes aad Fine. Halibut Trimmed Pins. Mmeked Halibut. English Cared Pollock, do Coddsh, dfce., at lowest prices, in lots to suit, for sale by CURTIS & DAVIS, my26dlw_183 COMMERCIAL, ST. BE CALM, csssider the weight of my advice. ALL parties who are about introducing Steam,Gas or Water into their dwellings, stores or any oth er place, will favor themselves if they will call -n me before doing so. for as I claim to w rk for a living I will spare no pains to give em ire satisfaction In price, neatness, and promptness of work, ilose also sup plied, and repaired. Call and see. K. WcDOM^LD, mggdt/ 900 Fare Street, ftoi of Plain. Lumber aud Dock Timber Wanted In exchange for I.oeomotWe Boilers, Herisnntal Engines, Peed Pimp and Other Machinery. Addrew, G. H. ANDREWS. feMdtf PeirlSt., New York, THE PRESS. SATURDAY MORNING. MAY 81, 1873 Memorial Daj. OBATIOX or BEV. GEOBOB W. BICKXEIX. Comrades and Friends: Hew can I speak with words appropriate to the memories of the hour, or bear in words even, a faint tribute to the men whose all was sacrificed in tho cause to which they so fully consecrated themselves. The utterances of the beautiful dowers scat tered this day upon their graves, speak—oh how much more eloquently than can human lips. Every thing holy and beautiful awakens ad miration, and which must bo expressed. Hence the inspiration of the services of this day. Every thing noble and sacrificing kin dles our respect and gratitude, and calls forth our love. Hence the testimonials offered to departed worth to day. Every act of man in volving courage and crowned with a martyr’s faithfulness, quickens emotions within the breasts of those acquai'ted therewith, which grow more powerful with each occasion which presents it before the mind. You have been to-day with garlands in your hauds, to uecorate the last camping ground of noble men—so -s, brothers, husbands, fathers, who, a few years ago, listened to the call of duty—flew to the support of their national em blem and amid the cheer which announced a triumDhsnt victory—their forms sank to rest, while their spirits winged their way to answer the call from on high—to r«ity in rtwrWSffsu)Trs above, to receive the heavenly wreath of im mortality—a glorious reward for duty well consummated. Upou the turf which marks their resting places, ycu have placed the brightest of Nature’s beautiful—emblems of those brighter garlauds of love and respect which are formed in your hearts, and are Flaced upon the altars of life-lasting memories, t has not teen any weak desire for display or ostentation, which has prompted this action; but it has been through the spontaneous out burst of some of the noblest faculties which find their dwelling place wi. bin the being ef man. Tbr memorial of to-day seems to con nect the past with the present. By it the mind is carried back. Glowing, as well as terrible recollections, come up before us. The heart is thrilled, as again in retrospection, yon live over the scenes of years ago; when yon, my comrades, moved side by side upon the tedious march with those now sleeping in the dust; when yon camped side by side in the forest or upon the plain; when you stormed the enemy’s works or broke his'lines; when, as one heart, one soul, one body, moved by a common impulse, you dashed forward into danger and couflict—they to fall—you to join in the victory. Fora nation’s welfare they struggled; for a nation’s life they fell. Well indeed is it, that one day at least in the year, should be consecrated to the memory of fallen and heroic companions. Well indeed it is, that a season sbonld be devoted to paying a tribute to departed virtue, nobility and worth, when the cares and scenes of business should be forgotten when all harriers to mntual in tercourse and sympathy sbonld be broken; and while the departed receive the heaven smiling tokens of respect, it enables us all to place upon the altars of the present, our em blems of consecration to faithfulness—noble resolutions to earnestness and activity in the h’gher relations of life, that, dying, all may leave behind memories beautiful ana fragrant with virtue, even as the garlands which you have placed above the soldier’s graves to-day, are beautiful and fragrant with the angel breaths of Heaven. Almost every nation has its festal and its holy days. These were specially characteristic of th'a ancients. The histories of the Hebrews, the Jews, the Greeks, the Romans, give ns ac counts of very many such days. It was through their observance, that the masses were kept in mind of the important events of the past. Usually they were seasons of joy, praise and thanksgiving, when thousands—al most millions—united in one grand stration, giving full vent to such feelings as they deemed appropriate for the hour. The present also, witnessed many seasons of com memoration, though in these days of rec ord when the masses regard the present much more than the past, when they are pressing forward and seldom look behind save they desire some refer ence to the past in order to accelerate the work of the present—there is not that universal manifestation, either of joy or sadness, which we believe, was exhibited in earlier times. As a nation we have very few days devoted to com memoration. It is not because the people are ungrateful hut one reason is, that the demands of the great now require almost increasing ap plication to the duties in each relation of life. Yet we do not cease to remember the past en tirely; for every year si nee the nation had an independent existence, its sons have gathered in their respective places, to celebrate its anni versary; and amid the ringing of bells and the booming of caruon, the sacrifices of the fa thers have been remembered and patriotism re ceived additional strength. And now we have another day—holv to us—one day in the year, when we commemorate our deliverance from the terrible fire of war—from the dangers and trials which surrounded ns—and while, in many respects, it is a season of sadness yet it should also be a season of joy—that, when the strong holds of our nation were shaken, when power ful men trembled—when the storm and the whirlwind raged about us, when we seemed tot teriug and falliug—,God’s hand was stretched down to guide and save us—the storm passed away—and safety and prosperity w're and have have been ours. We assemble each year to commemorate that event, and also to honor the memories of those who labored so bard—who sacrificed so much to gain such a result, but who on earth could never enter iuto its reality. No boisterous demonstrations mark the season of commemoration. We would rather offer tributes of true gratitude, amid the silent, though in-heaven heard expressions of tbank fnluess of our souls. No observances of the past can be compared, in their beauty and pu rity of expression, to those of the present. It has been through the action and inspiration of emotions high and noble thronging the breast— which have prompted you and thousands throughout our land to-day—to offer the simple yet eloquent tribute to nobility and bravery, which this sixth anniversary of our national “holy day” has called forth. United in this testimonial have been the strong who hare moved in solemn procession—and some of the uoblest of the fair—mothers, sisters, wives, daughters—who, amid their tears which the thought of separation would make flow, yet when their country called, said to their dear ones “go”—these have selected the choicest flowers—formed them into almost speaking ob jects of eloquence,and have laid them reverent ly, and tenderly above tbe forms of noble men, whose blood was tbe price of peace, and whose lives entered into tbe sustaining power of a suf fcriDg and afflicted nation. Where in the arch ives of the past—where in the experiences of tbe present can a tribute so touching and yet so beautiful be found—so grand and yet so simple —so joyous, and yet so deeply tinged with holy sadoess. Tell me of a people who have ever been moved to offer a testimony to departed greatness with such grace—prompted by such unselfish motives, as those which have inspired this tribute. We have stood to-day, my friends, by the graves of departed worth. Whatever faults those men may have possessed—we forget them as we should, when the mind contemplates their patriotism, their faithfulness, their conse cration, aud their sacrifice. We remember them in their strength. We remember them as they responded to their country’s call. One aim' was theirs—their na tion’s welfare. The political circle and plat form—the religious sectarian lines and creeds—the peculiar notions of communities— all were forgotten—and upon the fields of the South stood, in united martial array, represen tatives of all creeds, and sects and opinions in the nation. Some of us remember tbem as they entered the conflict—so eager for the up building of principle, so determined that their flag should never lie dragged in the dust—earn est for victory—even though rivers of blood should flow between them and its consumma tion. Truly has Wallace expressed the feelings of the soldiers, as they gazed upon the stars and stripes—which,flying, indicated victory— and drooping—defeat, when he sung: “Oh, Bicreil Banner of the brave— Oh, standard of ten tnoueand 8hi 8, Oh, guardian of Mount Vernon’s grave,! Come let us press thee to onr lips. Oh, dearest flag and dearest land, Who shall thy banded children sever? God of our Fathers! here we staud, A true, a free, a fearless band. H. art pressed to heart, hand linked In hand, And swear that flag thalt float forever! ” Wo remember many of the departed as they fell—some without a word- others to breathe a dying message to dear ones at home—others to linger and waste away, from wounds,in hospit als-while others, far away, from friends and comrades in the terrible prisons of the South— with no one to cheer, soothe, or support, fouud their peace, liberty and happiness, only when tbe angel of Infinite Love unlocked tbe case ment of clay, and guided their spirits upward. There are some dear ones whose earth tents re ceive no decoration of Nature's beautiful from loving hands to-dav, though some unseen, bright immortal may breathe into life some new flower above their sleeping dust; but even though far away where the rough head boards bear the words, “Unknown Union Soldier's Graves”—yet not forgotten but are known in heaven—their memories find consecrated spots in some hearts; and tbe beautiful of the purest affections are offered as a tribute to them upon this annual “decoration day . It is well, therefore, to observe such seasons as these. As 1 said, they bring the past vivid ly before us. This occasion brings to the mind the cost with which our joys and privileges have been purchased. It is not well to forget it. Our blessings are rendered more valuable as we remember the trials through which they were gained. They cause us to treasure our gifts aud hence we shall become more faithful to the opportunities unfolded. Hence this tuemural day is a precious sea son. There are many who would banish all ob servance of the day—we bear it remarked that it serves to keep alive antagoni ms; that it re vives old hatred. I have no faith in such ideas. When comrades and friends strew the graves of the departed with flowers—wheu we assemble to pay tributes of respect—do we behold evi deuces of anger? No. The war even was not thus waged. No. Tbe feeling was simply this, “Confederate, lay down your arms—obey the laws of your nation, or you must do it through au^er "?r ceas°d there was no the rebellion could paVIh ‘ Tery of day, and not receive^au insult* T,Ur eU *°‘ taken were alwayskindlySXLa * ,I,J'3onf‘" timated it was principles fw^hteh JrmyThe was contending and not fur revenge ThVhournf hatred cannot be revived f„ it^cvVr eXd There is a sacredness surrounding ihe sacrifice; lain upon the altar of our country, winch repels all animosity. We mourn our losses. We feel saddened that the duty of ministering unto tile afflicted was necessitated: yet there is no mal ice: and while we deprecate the cause which produced all of this woe—yot we remember that the great mass of Southerner even, were conscientious in their duty—ledou it is true, by plotting and ambitious leaders, and they too mourn—they too sorrow— their loved ones fell by the hands of thousands whom we respect - and as each offers his or her testimonies to de parted love—and decorate the graves of dear ones with flowers, I believe the breach is nar rowed, and the result will be, bye and bye—a closer bond of union than ever before—strength ened by a knowledge of each others woes— sanctified by the tears of sorrow and the beau ty of sympathy. We prize our blessings as we remember the efforts exerted to secure them. We almost need to stand by the graves of the fallen to as sure us that we have not passed through some fearful dream. Almost all the evidences of contest, have passed away. In the common walks of life, there is scarcely anything to in dicate that only nine years ago the roar of bat tle reverberated throughout the length and breadth of the land,—that hosts of armed men . were moving in deadly conflict—that even oar own qniet State ami city were agitated by calls for vd-pteere to engage iu that conflict—while hundreds were trembling rei-thi Jesuit of the draft—or anxiously looking where ffnMB" tin*, hundred dollars were coming from. We hear no more of this one or that one gone to the war. Bulletins no longer announce victories or de feats. But as we stand by those consecrated graves before the mind’s eye, the scenes of bye gone years all pass in swift panoramic review leaving their valuod instructions. We remem ber tbe opening anchem of the war struggle at Bull Ran, and which almost shook the nation, when the telegraph wires announced a defeat and a retreat The citizen then recalls the dark hours, when r II looked so gloomy, and of his efforts to recruit the army, amt his contri hutions of mouey into the depleted treasury; and the noble and sacrificing women at home, whose tireless fingers contributed so much un to tbe wants and comforts of tbe volunteer, and whose works, and sometimes words, bright ened many a darkened day. God bless those who were so faithful and true. Tbe soldier seems to live over again the advancement on Richmond by the way of the Peninsula: the in vestment of the Rebel capital: the seven o&ys fight: the Maryland campaign with Gettysburg conspicuous: the Fredericksburg slaughters: the Wilderness, Spottsylvania, and Cold Harbor contests—all down through to Petersburg— while the west gave bloody fields almost innu merable, and the sea blended its roar with the responsive boom of the cannon hurling death upon hostile decks. Gloom, and sorrow, and doubt bungover them all: yet patriotism in spired men—while, as I have said, the courage ous support of sacrificing women at borne—so noble amid their gentleness, ureed brave hearts to labor nntil the light should dawn. And dawn it did, after a long, long, season. It came illuminating the mind, cheering the hearts, causing the lips to give forth the greatest re joicings, as the news flew with lightning speed from regiment to regiment, from division to corps, from corps to the nation—that Lee had surrendered—news which electrified the vast continent—bringing ringing huzzabs from the soldiers, joy to family circles—welcomes home —reunions, peace and comfort save to those whose treasures were left in distant States, and who will meet with them only upon the other shore. Before the mind rises the form of many a no ble private, who, through love for his country, gave his all: of many regimental officers, who, in cheering their men on to victory, gave them selves to its achievement, until we pause to of fer a tribute to and shed a tear over grand leaders such as Kearney, Sedgwick, Berry, and in later days Meade and Farragut and hosts of others—until it reaches the honest self-sacrific ing, pure minded,and devoted Lincoln of whom Bryant has said:— “Pure was his life; its bloody close Hath placed him with the sons of light, Among the noblest host of t hose Who perished in the cause ot right.” And with ail of these recollections, come fresh to the mind the lessons which those sea sons inculcated. Happy are wo if we heed them. We learned, then, that the “price of lasting liberty, is,” to borrow an expression, “eternal vigilance.” We learned too that no antagonism to man's welfare can exist and not produce difficulty. One antagouism was exter minated—though mighty was the effort requir ed—a power which had longdistnrdedeur peace, as senators in national councils, threatened— and representatives raised hostile hands against those who differed in political faith. From the graves of a quarter of a million of devoted -nd fallen m*n, there rises an inspiration, which, free to act, will secure the reconsecration of men—and the dedication of woman’s influence to uphold and treasure what precious blood has purchased—securing the perpetuity of true dem ocratic institutions, and imparting a life and a vigor to the determination of all to be faithful, which no miasm of sophistry, nor yet mildews of ambition can ever wither or check. Am I told that the results which followed the national straggle, cost too much? that degrad ing com promise would have been better? Think you if those noble men could speak—that they would say that the price of our lives to secure the Heaven-smiled result, was too much? Would the soldier or the sailor, with his limb torn away—would the life-long invalid ex change his condition and decree a different ter mination to the struggle? No. No. We de grade thus the estimate which men placed up on their efforts. The grand old sentiment of Patrick Henry, “liberty or death." and I may add, the perpetuity of a nation founded up.in true liberty, thrilled their souls, and though death was the answer some received—the prin ciple of liberty was pure and spotless from the contest; and now in the truest and broadest sense, we can say in the present and with con fidence in the integrity of coming; generations, we may believe that the troth will be maintain ed that— “The Star Spangled Banner forever shall wave o’er the land of the fret, and the home of ths brave” WHle, therefore,you decorate the graves of the fallen with flowers in token of your esteem for their valor and love for their patriotism—their lives appear as beautiful flowers decorating the prosperities of a grateful and successful nation. The war came: and the war closed. It brought its duties—it left its responsibilities. It brought labors—severe—arduous in their na ture, calling men into new spheres of action. It has left labors to be performed—demanding almost eqnal earnestness and fidelity, but di vested ot either severity orrepulsiveness. This day and its memorial services, bring them viv idly before the mind. You who survive the oontest—not the soldier alone by any meaus— hut every man and woman in the land, are by virtue ot your pledged words, invested with a sacred cbaree. Some of those men whose names we d-Iight to honor—whoso dpeds we cheiish—whose memories we would ever keep fragrant upon tbe altars of our hearts, and the fruits of whose labors, coupled with the labors of others, we are permitted beneath the smile of Heaven to eajoy for a season—invested us all with new responsibilities. The support and stays of loving families were stricken down, not in any selfish work—but in support of a public good and when death closed its arms around these men, may not the recollection of the promises of men and women at home, that they would care for the dear ones dependent upon them, have cheered their last moments—a prom ise which lighted up tbe dark valley—and fill ed their souls with joy? The widow and the orphan of the fallen soldier—their oomfort and prosperity—are sacred charges and sacred re sponsibilities upon each and all. And yet, how mauy men there are whose fortunes were made off the war—who would have prolonged it until to-day if they coaid have had contracts—and saved their bodies and poor cowardly souis from rebel ballets, who raise the greatest cry if anv “soldier element” presents itself for favor or ad vancement—or if thev are called upon to con tribute a penny to aid the fatherless. * Yuho d,°?8 “fijememler the promises made to the soldier if he would go to the front? prom ises in most cases, most feeblv redeemed. If from the heavens above, the departed soldier can look down upon the earth, and can, amid the many inhabitants, select the loved ones who.w.re promised community’s strong arm of support in case he fell—who does he see miuistering unto their wants, and in a measure supporting them? Those who promis ed? How many I ask? Speaking in general terms, is it notThosc men who bore the heat and the burden of the terrible day, who are compelled to do the work, or leave it Undone which was promised or assumed by civilians— cities and towns, but who now shirk their duty —forget their words—soothing their consciences by telling us Something about the poor bouse— or may be, content with the tact that the sol dier’s widow can manage to breathe a few more years—or the crippled soldier can stay on earth a little while longer, on the mean—yes, I weigh well my words— on the mean and beg garly pittance of eight dollart a month—while gentlemen in opulence and ladies in ease, whose whole rested upon the sacrifices of the soldier—raurmer and grumble about the in crease of tares to support (?) those who were so “foolish as to go to war.” The least society can do, is to support caeerfu'ly and earnestly, the efforts of those who are willing to labor to redeem the promises of the past, and see to it that tbe charitable treasury—tbe “relief fund” is never low. Ob! that the enthusiasm incited by the hour which secured that promise, should ever lose one iota of its intensity while time rolls on the possibility of sufferii g remains. We may manifest our gratitude to fallen brothers by the beautiful memorials, but a loftier, holier, aud more Chri-tlike manifestation is that which re lieves the outward wants of those who were "’- •rer than life itself to those who fell on duty’s field. iue flowers of charity—no—not charity—bnt of tangible testimonials—freely—not patroniz ingly scattered in the houses of living worth and need—are higher in «be’sight of heaven— than the purest and the fairest which the bosom of earth ever germinated in Nature’s Aural kingdom! and the act more touching, than the fondest heart prompting the most gentle fingers to strew SSn depart ®Dd 8re?tne*®; th« sweetest buds upon wh ch beauty has left its divinest trace. There is » fragrance enveloping it, which lifts itself with every breeze of recollection—inspiring the giver and the recipient, and which soar# imperceptibly to the loftiest heavens, bearing its testimony of faithfulness to the promises of the past and of good will on earth toward uieu. It brought,moreover,the duties aud the respon sibilities of zealous guardianship over the priceless gift of our national liberties ana op portunities made so valuable by tbe out-pour ing of precious blood during the dark days of the revolution—enhanced by tbe experiences of 1812, and retained by such sacrifices only a few years ago. We stand ordained by the les bous of the struggle, to check every antagonism to eradicate every seed, which, germinating ra-Mn?r° . ce d'8co|d» and to pour oil upon the o-ltrat*r?,°! passion, revenge, or love for struction ,uay ev<*r threaten the de ambition w« .IiV f*eace- if the anaconda of lXrtv "«r ^VCtU9h Uie beautiful form of » h^s'SESF u'evdl l,‘Vtrui'g man seek the vital* of on? now* m r0?; tver tation would allure tbe mind aud^}~ if °ur institutions lie in the men—let tbe powertnl influence of * exerted to check, to wiu back to virtue, and to inspire honorable aud high-toned men to di rect the onward course of the “ship of state.” And with each and every progress, we can, as we stand by tbe craves of our fallen comrades and friends, offering the testimonials of opr gratitude, expedience the conscious satisfaction that we do indeed cherish their memories—ac knowledge our dependence upon their sacrilices by ministering unto those, who, by every moral standard, have been placed in our charge—and more, by maintaining inviolate the honor, dig nity and integrity of our nation and its govern ment, in behalf of which they shed their blood and yielded their lives. Our noble land, with its memories of Gettysburg, Petersburg, Ap potouiax Court House, with its treasuresofvir iye. nobleness aud bravery, with its jewels of fidelity and .is under responsibilities which canuot be shaken IHf, -U. under, bonds which caunot bo repudiated, to maintain ali that is pure, good, and holy; while the lessons which your beautiful flowers and wreathes— preachers especially of Iufinite love—occupy ing the holiest of places, reveal to us daily, that perfection and purity should be the aim of all; and so the natiou’s sous must not in the present, uor yet in the future be dilatory; but with faithfulness such as they t ach, and the memories of the past inspire, every boud of love will be redeemed, and every responsibility discharged. as we go neuce, let it b; with renewed con secration to general and individual duty. Life is a broad battle field: every hour and place the scene of contention of right against error. While tbe emblem of a nations liberty waves in the breezes above the soldiers' grave, may the emblem of individual liberty over every composing element which may enter within the being of man, wave in every individual heart. Our noble soldiers gone <>n before, help ed us to iusure the first. Our work is to ex tend the results and secure the second. Let us keep tbe banner of nobility to the front Amid the storms of assailing foes—never—uo—never let it touch the ground; and if we fall upon the line of duty, we may lie sure of the reward due the brave and the faithful. Xu token, thou, of love for tlie departed, and gratitude for the inspirations which cluster arouud memorial day, let its anniversary be sa credly cherished and observed. Strew tbe graves of tbe departed with the fairest flowers. Deco rat ■ them with the holiest tributes of re spect and affection. Decorate them for the recollections which they call up. Decorate them in token of thaiikfuluesi for the results which were gained, for, “We have a country, for tho brave have died Upon a hundred hills to make it free: This land is ours—-their blood b.is sauctiflod:— Ours—north and south—and free from sea to »ca.’’ Decorate them for the noble resolutions which receive their birth upon this memorial day. Decorate them in memory of the past— in token of the present—and for the possibili ties and triumphs of the future-: and with each renewed decoration and memorial, new strength will be imparted,and glorious advance ments made. TRUNKS, YALISES —AND— BAGS Wholesale and Retail. HR. JOHN A. CAMPBELL. late of the Arm of -J. X. BRACKETT Sc CO., I has this day been admitted a member of the firm cf E. 'IXON Sc CO., ami th.j business will be hereafter conducted under the name of Nixon, Marston & Campbell 152 EXCHANGE STREET. We arc now prepared to offer to our friends and tie public the largest and choicest assortment of Tranks, Valises, Bap in this market. Wholesale buyers are particularly invited to look at our supply be lore purchasing else where. In work, material and price WE DEFY COMPETITION in our line of business, and warrant any thing wo sell to give entire satisfaction. “ Canvas Covers and Sample Cases MADE TO ORDER. Repairing Neatly and Promptly Done. Goods sent to any part of the cityffree ot charge. OT*Our motto is. Quick Turns and Small Profits. EDWARD NIXON, EPHRAIM A. MARSTON, JOHN A. CAMPBELL. Portland, May 20, 1873. my22eod2w Governor Dana Estate AT FRYEBURG FOR SAFE! THIS valuable property is most favorably located in the charming village of Fryburg, 49 miles from Portland, on the lino ot Pori land & Otiriensburg It. R. and commands a wide and most delightful view of the “White Mountain Range,” and the valley of the Sato Ri-er. Consists of * ne ace rf 1 nd. <n wh.ch are lorated the large mid line old MANSION formerly occupied by th« late Governor Dana, and a snactOu* stable, all hi throng’• repair, well supplied with pure water, and surrounded by elegant shade tree*. The summit of “Pine Hill” Is within 300 rods. The house measure* 40 x 48; Ell is 50 feet Ion*: Stable 39x62. H >use and Ell contains 18 roc ins aside fTom closets. Railroad station, Chare es. and first class Schools within a shor: distance of the house. Sold on y on account of the ill health of ibe owner. Some Furniture will be sold with the home if desired. • This i« a rare opportunity for tlie purchase of a first class summer residence in a healthlal and pleasant locality on snout favorable form* A ph.to graphic view ot th prooerty, mav be seen at No. 28 Exchange Street, Portland. For terms and further particulars apply to LORING & THURSTON, 28 Exchange Street A. A. STROUT. Canal Bank Building. FRANKLIN SHIRLEY, Fryeburg. Portland, May 24, 1873. my*21d3w BVRROH£8 BROTHGR8, CARPENTERS AND BUILDERS, Doirn x Planing MLall, foot of Croxs Ml. HAVING enlarged our shop and fitted it up with the latest improved machinery (by the aid of which we are enabled to get out our wo-k accurately and expeditiously,) we are now prepared to taae con tracts of any size in the building line. Plans and specifications prepared at a reasonable pn c. Wo can ou the shortest possible notice furnish the win dow and door frames and all the inside »nd outside finish for any description of building. Those about erectingsea side house* please take note of the bove. We have superior facilities for the maunfactnre of in side blinds, and will furnish them all painted and hung quick metre. We make a specialty of building and setting up machinery, and would be happy to re ceive calls from paries using power who contemplate a change of quarter*, or that may need any service in this line. We are also prepare*l to contract for ihe manufacture ol patent*! alleles on more f.ivor&ble terms than any one in the city. WILLIAM BUKKOWHS. J. W. BUIUtOWES. _niyl3__if CITS' OT PORTLAND. PROPOSALS, _ • SEALED Proposal- will be received bj the Cbalr man of the Committee on Drains and Sowers until 3 o’clock P M. on the tou.th d *y ot jSne pToT for the cnn-tructior of a sewer in Middle street fj. ra n/^n^!^fn.t"Wards .Market s<iuarp also Sep ‘rate m k Je*®r jn 1 wo sections in Spr ng street. Park SUr«ri?hQV)Tar<i8 Park 8treet> lll« otLer f,ora Park towards State street. *KPla«!8 a*?(* •Plications to be scon at the office of the City Engineer. omnilttoe ro8*rvo tho right to reject any or all bid*. Address propesals to Chairman Committee on Drains and Sewers. my28 _111,1 SEBAGO DAE WORKS, No. 17 Plum Street. X t*» tte public t^tthey ^ and i.Bleh steam and also p H apparel, und also ladies' ® nr cie",,e'i ani w!T.rty„trh,m * JOHN 8. MILLS* Plants for Sale. , w w k CHOICE Pbukit for aafo rbeaa , •! | 0,01*" no Buuqti.il Cut Flowera, aad f« nrral Deilgns all keiH'M of the vear. at. J. V1CKKKTS dievn Hoosi. mySdlm 119 Spring Street, Portland, M*

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