Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, 29 Nisan 1876, Page 2

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated 29 Nisan 1876 Page 2
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by Miriam Leigh, thoughtful, critical and en tertaining; and the usual notices of new mu sic. The publishers have wisely dispensed with the pages of written music which have formerly figured iu the periodical. Boston. Edward A. Samuels, 123 Tremont St. Wide Aiogke for May is as bright and enter taining as possible. Noteworthy among its articles are a poem Helping the Birds, by H. E. Hudson, and a story entitled Belle Langley's Punishment, by Edgar Fawcett. The pic tures are such as the little folk like, and a Centennial Drama for juvenile performance will make this a favorite number of a whole some and excellent magazine for young people. The Portland & Ogdensburg—Prospects of Completion.—The SL Johnsbnry Caledonian says: “As the facts have already got into the city papers, it is no breach of confidence to say that the managers of the Vermont Division of theP. & O. E. B., are endeavoring to obtain authority to get a preference mortgage of §500, 000 put below the present bonded debt of §2,* 300,000 to its Ogdensburg and Montreal con nections. Of the whole distance of 117 miles, only 35 miles are incomplete, and,if the means are obtained at onoe, this portion C£ n be finish ed and the road opened by August. The pros pects are now very encouraging, more than two-tbirds of the necessary proportion of the present bonded interest having agreed to the the arrangement, which is evidently the best thing that can be done for all parties. When carried eut, it will give a road 117 miles long with a bonded debt of §2,800,000, or §2,333.38 to the mile. It has also transpired that the arrangement to consolidate the entire line (in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont) has failed, and the Vermont Division remains independent of the Eastern Division, the same as lit always bas been. If the arrangement to consolidate had been carried out, perhaps the road in Vermont might have been completed earlier, but in the end Vermont would not prove as well off as under the present arrangement, as the control of the entire line would have been put in the hands of Portland.” News and Other Items. Jeff Davis is mentioned as Old Disabilities. Bearing in mind the gentleman’s oapture one day, would it not be better to call him Old En Dishabille-ties.—Rochester Democrat. Mrs. Avery, wife of the convicted treasury aIasV a IaJ. nnnnnni a.u.a Sumner was her particular friend. She made a copy of “Titian” in one day, and was offered 850 for it Now the poor women offers her pictures and her house for sale to get money on which to ii ve. Since the disappearance of William J. Sharkey, the condemned murderer, from Ha vana, four months ago, bis whereabouts were unknown and mysterious uotil detective Henry W. Davee received information that he is liv ing in Madrid. He is obtaining a livlihood by acting as interpreter for Americans and En glishmen who visit the city. A safe deposit vault just completed in Lon don, is deemed invulnerable. It is sunk 40 feet into the ground, with walls of brick and concrete six feet thick. Inside this structure is the safe, three feet thick, made of fire-brick and undrillable iron. The metal doors weigh four tons each, and are swung by hydraulic power. Long John Wentworth, ex-Mayor of Chica go, is entirely bald, except a little tuft of hair at the base of the brain behind the ears, and on one occasion, when riding in the cars, he frequently took off his hat and scratched back of his ears, when a waggish backswoodman shouted out “Stranger, drive ’em up into the clearing, and you can catch ’em all in five min utes.” If Wentworth did not see anything to laugh at, the other passengers did. During the week another marble statue has been added to the group in the Hall of Statuary (old House of Representatives) at the capitol. It is a statue of General E. D. Baker, the Ore gon Senator who left his seat in the Senate to take np arms against the rebels, and was killed at Ball’s Bluff. It is by the late Dr. Stone, and came from Italy, and is a part of Oregon’s contribution to this American Pantheon. Gen. Baker stands wrapped in the Senatorial toga, which he is about to throw off for the habili ments of war. His soldier’s hat and a sword lie on the ground at his feet, F OEEIG N. CHINA AND JAPAN. Small Pox—Disastrous Fires—The Por tuguese Difficulty, etc. San Francisco, April 28.—Arrived steamer Belgrade from Hong Kong and Yokohama the 11th. ftSmall pox isiprevailing in the interior of Ja pan. British war vessels have gone to Corea to de nljrd satisfaction for the attack ou the British shipbyi.ia, March 25th upwards of 3000 houses were de stroyed and 10 lives lost by a fire in the town of Izuohi. On the same day 140 houses were burned in Matsumi, and April 2d, 120 houses were burnsd in Ozaka. Mr. Seward the American minister is seri ously ill. It is reported that be will be obliged to return to America. The difficulty between the Portuguese at Macao and the Viceroy at Canton, supposed to have been settled two weeks ago, is renewed by a formal Chinese proclamation that Macao is Chinese territory and the custom house shall be established on Patera Island. It is reported that the Viceroy’s intention of yielding was changed by positive instructions from Peking. A conflict now seems extremely probable. TURKEY. The Pone Asking far Military Assist ance. Berlin, April 28.—A despatch Irom Vienna says the Porte has sent a circuiar letter to its representatives at the various European courts asking for military assistance to suppress the insurrection, and citing as a precedent the suppression of the Hungarian insurrection bv Russia in 1849. GREAT BRITAIN. % The Queen’s Title. London, April 28.—The Gazette contains the proclamation of the title of Empress of India. House of Commons. In the House of Commons to-day Mr. Jen kins said that in view of his inability to obtain a place for his motion respecting correspon dence with America about the treaty of Wash ington, he now gave notice of his intention to withdraw his original motion and move for the production of the papers. Mr. Lowther, under Secretary of the Colonial Department, in replying to Mr. Thornhill said that Lord Ararvan, Secretary for the Colonies J a ucopaw/u ku uuvcruur jneu UCn sy at Barbadoes, making inquiry into affairs in that island. A despatch was received to-day from Governor Hennessy, stating that there had been no disturbances since Saturday eve ning. Ninety persons were arrested daring the disturbances, aod 320 afterwards suspected of rioting and receiving stolen goops. One rioter was killed, two died from wounds, sixteen others were wounded. The police fired on the rioters. None of the sugar works were injur es. No apprehensions are entertained of a renewal of the outbreak. STEAMER SUNK. Twenty-one Lives Lost, Brest, April 28—The steamer Ovessant has foundered. Twenty-one lives were lost. Foreign Notes. The Empress Augusta of Germ my is expect ed at Windsor next Wednesday. Thomas Aird, the English poet, is dead. Agitation in Paris in favor of amnesty is ex citing so much feeling that repressive measures are contemplated. The Swiss Federal Council has approved the establishment of an episcopate of the Chris tian Catholic Church of Switzerland. MINOR TELIGRAM8. Thurlow Weed is very ill. J. Thomas Davis & Co. of Baltimose, im porters of salt, have failed. Liabilities 5100, 000, ’ The National Board of Underwriters, in ses sion in New York have passed a resolution re questing the mayors of cities to issue a pro clamation cautiooing citizens to be extremely careful iu celebrating the Fourth of July this year. Judge Dowling of New York is dying. The funeral services of the late Barney Wil liams took place yesterday. The body of Edward Faller, who has been missing from Putney, Vt., since the first of March, was found yesterday in a pasture in Westminster, Vt., together with the remains of his horse and sleigh. It seems he was lost iu the snow and perished from cold. The Panama Railway Co. has attached the stores of the Pacific Steamship City of Pana ma, at San Francisco, and will proceed in the same manner against other ships arriving. Verdict has been returned for the govern ment in a snit brought to recover about $87, 000 paid from the treasury to New York parties id redemption of bonds which prove to be counterfeit. Internal revenue receipts yesterday, §538, 221; customs, $404,838. The ice bridge at Cape Rouge is still firm. Stanton, the bicycle rider, was beaten by a horse yeste.doy in a five mile race. Banking house of E. Beecher & Co. of Mont gomcry, Ala., has failed. METEOROLOGICAL. PROBABILITIES FOB THE NEXT TWENTY FOUR HOURS. War Dep’t, Office Chief Signal i Officer, Washington, D. c., I Aprd 29,1(1 A. M,){ For New England, and Middle states rising barometer, cooler, northwest winds and clear or clearing weather. BY TELEGRAPH. MATTERS IN MAINE. _ r - \ [Special to the Press.] J Suicide. ’ Rockland, April 28.—Usula Trask of No- ~ bleboro, committed suicide by hanging herself t yesterday. Insanity was the oause. Snow Storm. Steamer Ulysses reports a heavy northeast 0 snow storm at Mt. Desert and vicinity yester- c day. Eight inches of snow fell at Sullivan. r [To the Associated Press! J Accident. ( Bath, April 28.—Dexter B. Coombs while at c work in Goss & Sawyer’s mill, this afternoon, t had his right band taken off by a circular saw. ‘ A Brakemnn Injured. Wiscasset, April 28.—Albert W. Hodgkins , of Nobleboro, brake man on the Knox & Lin- < coin Railrod, was run over by a freight train J while shackling cars at the depot this noon, , and b;s leg was very badly injured. Paralysis. ! Farmington, April 28.—Mr. Gould Perham, ! an old resident of East Wilton, and a promi nent mau, has been struck down with paralysis 1 and lies in a critical condition. Colby Alnmni. Boston, April 28.—Annual reunion of the Alumni of Colby University was held at the Revere House tonight. Winlhrop Savings Bank. Augusta, April 28.—Judge Danfortb today antborizcd the receiver of the Wintbrop Sav ings Bank to pay depositors a first dividend of 40 per cent. _ MASSACHUSETTS. Adjournment cf the Legislature. Boston, April 28—The Legislature ad journed sine die at 10.15 p. m. The House re fused to pass the Parton marriage bill over the Governor’s veto, yeas 88, nays 114. Both branches passed a resolve that the Governor and Council shall not authorize any payments ou accouut of the Danvers lunatie asylum till coutracts are signed aud securities given that the building shall be completed for occupancy at a cost not exceeding 8600,000. NEW YORK. Silver and Scrip at n Premium. New York, April 28 —The brokers are ask ing 3 per cent, for fractional currenoy and 5 per cent, for silver todav. Press .Opinion* ol the Democratic State Committee. The Herald considers that tbe New York delegation to St. Louis is bound to support Tilden for the Presidential nomination; also that if Morrissey and his anti-Tammanyites do not vote the Democratic ticket the state will go Republican, The Tribune considers yesterday’s convention absolutely for Tilden and says Morrissey may throw his votes with the Republicons this fall, but that it is not very probable that old Demo crats will vote against their ticket in tbe na tional convention. The World says the Democrats of New York in drawing taut the line of organization and sending the foremost Democrats of the Btate to St. Louis with tbe message of the resolutions to their brethren, speak, not so much for them selves, or their favorite statesman, as for the interests of the whole people. The Times says the Utica convention was packed in the interest of Tilden, whose career in his present office is that of a demagogue and who has no chance of a national nomination except as the result of bribery. The platform is composed of platitudes which the conduct of the Democratic majority in the House of Rep resentatives has rendered contemptible. The Times makes a very uncomplimentary com parison between the Boston Republican and the Utica Democratic conventions. WASHINGTON. Kilbourne Hailed. Washington, April 28.-—Judge Carter today decided the Kilbourne habeas corpus case. After citing the legal statutes upon the author ity of Congress in contempt cases, showing that it was the duty of the Speaker ot the House to certify the case to the District Attor ney, whose duty it is to bring the matter be fore the grand jury of the district, he decided that the case is one of misdemeanor, and pun ishable by the courts. In conclusion be said: ‘‘The relator will be rendered to the dominion of the indictment.” Mr. Eldredge, of the counsel for Kilbourne, asked if the court was ready to receive bail. The judge answered that be did not receive bail; that he must apply to the judge of the criminal court. Kilbourne then in company with his counsel repaired to the marshal’s office, where he gave bail in $5000, his partner becoming his surety. The Mary Merritt Case. The committee on expenditures in the Treas ury today commenced an examination of the bark Mary Merritt case. Edward G. Johnson, attorney for the owners of the vessel, denied the statement that the Secretary said he would leave Washington so that the matter might be adjusted by Assistant Secretary Conant. Judge Hubbell, U. S. District Attorney for Wisconsin until the spring of 1875, testified that his first intercourse with Johnson was twenty days before the final remission of the fine. Johnson had called on him to ask whether he had received any communication from Washington relative to the arrangement for the release of the Mary Merritt. Johnson reported that he had just returned from Wash ington and found things there very favorable, that Bristow was going to Philadelphia and would leave the Assistant Secretary to remit the fine or release the Mary Merritt. Witness understood Johnsou to say this to him more than once. Chairman—Did you understand Johnson to say that Secretary Bristow was going to Phila delphia with a view that a settlement might be made during his absence? Witness—I do not give my understanding, but what Johnson said. Johnson told me that such settlement would not be made unless I should give my aseent. Witness then produc ed copies of correspondence between Bluford Wilson, Solicitor General, and himself in rela tion to the Mary Merritt in the summer of 1874, and tbe terms of the compromise. These did not meet with the concurrence of witness for reasoos stated, bat finally he gave his con sent, went into court and filed a warrant of re mission. Judgment was satisfied and this terminated his connection with the case. In response to auestions by Bristow witness said he changed his mind as to the remission of tbe forfeiture, because he thougnt it would be done by tbe department anyhow, and he was pressed very hard by Mr, Young, who was interested, as he had purchased the custom house moieties. He acknowledged that he was interested to the extent of 2 per cent, on ac count of the judgment. Bristow said he was not entitled to such per cent., but the judge held a different view. Mr. Hubbell said he had been removed without any opportunity to defend himself from any charges if any were made. Bristow desired to make a statement and after discussion as to whether he should be put under oath, a motion to exclude from the re cord of the committee the statement of Hubbell about his removal was carried. Bristow ex pressed the hope that the committee would not misuuderstand him. As far as he was con cerned he did not want his statement in reply to go on the record. He could take care of him sen uuisiuB. j.rie uummm.ee men looK a re cess till 4 o’clock. . Representative Bright then left his seat near one end of the table and passed to Bristow, who was sitting at the other end. Bright was somewhat excited and leaned over to talk to the Secretary, who did not seem pleased with tbe visit. The conversation was in undertones. Exaggerated reports prevail of the character of the dialogue, but it is said by gentlemen who overheard the remarks of Bright that they had no reference to the pending questions. This little episode was of brief continuance, and the parties soon regained their calmness, On the re-assembling of the committee at 5 o’clock, Bristow recalled Johnson, who testified that he gave Judge Hubbell a check for $300, or 2 per cent, of the entire amount of $15,000 remitted in the Mary Merritt case. The moie ties to the customs officers were paid out of the gross sum. Judge Hubhell was recalled and claimed that be was entitled to them under the law, as tbe warrant of remission required all the cost to be paid. He made no agreement with Johnson, and it was possible that Johnson came on the part of Young. Bristow said the law of 1871, under wh'ch the claim was made, applied alone to revenae cases, and such claims were allowed only when money was actually paid into the court. Judge ' Hubhell regarded it as a revenue case. Mr. Hubbell said he had nothing to do with stating this investigation. Mr, Evans of Kentucky denied that there was any fraud in the matter, and said the ser- 1 vices ot Bristow were entirely gratuitous. That part of the resolution charging the collusion of Bristsw with an attorney for the vessel. Avans epid he did not apply to him. Adjourned till to-morrow. ' Cabinet meeting. The session of the Cabinet today was of con- i siderable length. It had been agreed to con sider tbe question regarding the submission of tbe original papers in the Executive Depart ments to Congressional committees, but owing to the absence of the Secretary of tho Treasury ‘ from the meeting, the question was postponed till next week, when Attorney General Pierre pont will present the result of his examination , of the law bearing upon that subject. Thecon dition of Indian affairs, it is believed, received attention, the question of allowing army sup plies to be usw^till the freight already shipped i to them front CTieyenne shall reach its uestina- 1 tion, being regarded in a favorable light under the circumstances, and it may be necessary so . to do to prevent a disastrous outbreak. The Rio Grnnde Raids. , There are no late reports of outrages upon i American citizens on the Rio Grande. Latest i advices to the War Department report affairs ] n a better condition. Crimes and Casualties. j Body of Betts, the Wallace mnrderer, was , found in the woods yesterday near Halifax. William Boddie was hanged pt Tuscumbla, i Alabama, yesterday, for rape. 1 BELKNAP’S IMPEACHMENT. # i liittle Prt«KH Made. Washington, April 28.—The Senate suspend- c 1 the legislative business at 12 20 o’clock and isumed consideration of the impeachment of | I. W. Belknap. After reading the minutes of ( esterday’s proceedings, the pending question ( as on the motion submitted yesterday to j ear the testimony in regard to the jurisdiction E the Senate before the arguments in regard ] lereto. Mr. Carpenter of the counsel for Belknap, ddressed the Seuate. He charged that the tanagers were attempting to manage the case o both sides. It was not the intention of tho . aunsel for the accused to cause any unnecessa- i f delay in the Case, but they bad prior profes- ! ional engagements and had not yet bad time ‘ 3 prepare themselves for arguing the question f jurisdiction. He asked that the matter be elayed two weeks from today, and they will hen ask for no further postponement. Their bject was to present the question of jurisdic ion as its importance demanded. Mr. Lord, on the part of the managers, op losed the request for a postponement, and ask d the Senate to hear the testimony in regard o jurisdiction. He! stated that they had the fitnesses ready this morning and asked that hey be heard. Mr. Conkling submitted an order that the Senate proceed first to hear and determine the luestion whether Belknap is amenable to trial jy impeachment for his acts as Secretary of iVar, notwithstanding his resignation of said iffice. The motion that the testimony he heard ouching the exact time of such resignation ind touching the motives and purpose of such esiguation is reserved without prejudice till ho question above stated is considered. Mr. Carpenter during his remarks said that hey would contend that an officer of the gov srnment had a right to resign any moment, and ,he motives which govern the resignation can rot affect the matter. Manager Lord said the evidence as to juris Jiction was principally of a documentary char acter, and it would not take over an hour to bear it. Mr. Edmunds submitted a motion to strike rut the last paragraph of the order submitted by Mr. ConkliDg. and insert the following in lieu thereof—“and that the managers aud coun sel in such argument discuss the question wheter the issues of sact are material.” The Senate then retired to consider the order as submitted by Mr. Conkling and the amend ment of Mr. Edmunds thereto. At 4 40 p m. retnrned and the presiding offi cer, Mr. Ferry, announced that several or ders had been agreed upon, which were read by the Clerk, as follows: Ordered, That the Senate proceed first to hear and determine the question whether W. W. Belknap is amenable to trial by impeachment lor acts done as Secretary of War, notwithstanding his resignation of nffioa otid tbof tba monorrnro *nui anuncol ill fhAtr arguments discuss the question whether the issues of tact are material, and whether the matter in sup port of the jurisdiction alleged by the House of Rep resentatives in the pleadings subsequent to the arti cles of impeachment can be as alleged if same are not averred in said articles. Ordered, That the hearing proceed on the 4th of May at 12.30 p. m., and that the opening and close of argument shall be given to the respondent, and that three counsel and three managers may be heard in such order as may be agreed on between themselves, and that such time be allowed for argument as the managers and counsel may desire. Mr. Lord said the managers desired to he heard on the question as to the opening and closing of the arguments. The presiding officer said that the gentleman was not in order, as an order of the Senate could not be discussed. Mr. AnthoDy inquired if there was noway of reaching consideration of the order. Mr. Edmunds said that the managers could move to set aside the order. Mr. Lord moved to rescind the order and said that Mr. Hoar would speak for the manag ers on behalf of the motion. Mr. Hoar argued at length in favor of re scinding the order, and was opposed by Mr. Carpenter. Without action the Senate, as a court of impeachment, adjourned till Monday at 12 o’clock. NEW HAMPSHIRE. The College Boys’ Squabble at Dart month. Hanover, April, 28.—The “Parker student riot-case” bids fair to be settled. The referees finally agreed upon, Messrs. Cragin, Durant and Pattee of Lebanon, have accepted the appointment, and the hearing began before them yesterday. The town acknowledged its liabilities for damages to Mr. Parker on account of the mob, but this arbitration settles the amount, which with costs will be paid by the students, and the case probably withdrawn from Ihe court, where a suit is pending against them. The “Dartmouth,” which contained in its last issue the treasonable article upon the ag ricultural department, suspended publication with its issue of this wees, the editors saying in their valedictory that the faculty have con trol of its columns and they, (the editors) are unwilling to be cramped in tbeir expressions by dictation, especially where honest criticism is needed and a fair discussion is given. The suspension is only the action of the present eenior class, and the Dartmouth will undoubt edly be revived at the opening of the next col lege year. _ THE INDIANS. Situation at Red Cloud Agency. Omaha, April 28.—A telegram from the Red Cloud and Spotted Tail agencies, via Fort Lar amie yesterday evening, states that no supplies worth mentioning have been issued to the In dians since the 10th inst. The Indians are on the verge of starvation owing to the failure of Congress to vote an appropriation, and on the part of the government’s tailing to forward the supplies needed. The Indians would undoubt edly have left on a raid ere this but for the moral effect of the late expedition against Crazy Horse’s band. There can be no question but that they will he forced to a raid unless supplies are promptly furnished. Gen. Crook is urging the necessity of keeping up the sup plies and holding to the agencies the {Indians disposed to be friendly, but he is apprehensive that the hostile Indians will be greatly rein forced from those now at the agencies, on ac count of lack of supplies. No official inform ation is received of any further raids. Fortj-Fourth Congress—First Session. SENATE. Washington, April 28. A resolution bjP Mr. Anthony, from the Com mittee on Printing, to print 25,000 copies of the agricultural report of 1875, tor the use of the Commissioner, was opposed by Mr. Sauls bury, who desired the resolution laid over unti 1 a plan be arranged for their distribution by members of Congress. Mr. Babcock offered an amendment that 250, 000 additional copies be printed for Congress men. Finally the resolution with amendments was laid over. Mr. Hamlin submitted an amendment to the 7th rule so as to provide that the deliberations of the Senate during the impeachment trial be open. Laid over. Mr. Anthony submitted a motion that the proceedings in the impeachment trial bo print ed separately daily for the use of the Senate and House. Agreed to. The Senate then resolved itself into a court of impeachment. Ex-Secretary Belknap en tered the Senate with Mr. Carpenter ot hi3 counsel, and was soon followed by Mr. Blair. After adjournment as a court of impeach ment the consideration of the legislative busi ness was resumed. Mr. Whyte of Md., moved that when the Senate adjourn it be to Monday. Mr. Sargent hoped the motion would not pre vail as he desired to be heard ou the resolution recently submitted by him in regard to Chinese immigration He would show the Senate that our country was being filled up by slaves, and San Francisco was being converted into Asiatic. Our young men and women were out of em ployment on account of the competition of Chinese. Mr. Thurman hoped the Senate would adjourn over, and said that every Senator should have one day in the week to study the questions pending and become laminar with them. Mr Sargent said he begged the pardon of he Senate, having been so busy this week he bought to-day was Thursday instead of Fri iay. (Laughter.) The motion of Mr. Whyte to adjourn until Monday was agreed to. On motion of Mr, Anthony, the vote by which the resolution for printing the proceed ngs of the impeachment, passed in the moro ns, was reconsidered and the resolution was amended so as to provide for printing 300 copies >f the proceedings for the use of the Senate, 25 ;opies for the use of respondent and counsel, ind the same number of copies for the use of he managers, and as amended it was passed. Senate then adjourned till Monday. HOUSE. A bill removing the political disabilities of fames E. Slaughter was passed. The Speaker laid before the House a commu lication from the Sergeant-at-Arms with the leciBion of the of the Chief Justice of the Su ireme Court of the District, discharging from :ustody Hallett Kilbourne, the recusant wit less. Referred to the Judiciary Committee. On the motion of Mr. Lord permission was ;iven the managers of the Belknap impeach nent to examine as witnesses in the trial any nember of the committee on the expenditures n the war department or any members of the louse whose testimony they may deem re piisite. The House tbeu voted on the various amend nents to the legislative appropriation bill. All hose amendments on which a separate vote vas not asked were agreed to in bulk. The first amendment on which a separate ote was taken was the one offered by Mr. lurlbut of Ills., increasing the compensation if territorial judges from $2500 to $3000. Re ecled. The next amendment en which a vote was aken was one appropriating $3000 for the col ection of agricultural statistics. Rejected. Mr. Seelye of Mass.,made a point of order on ection four, which transfers the Indian bureau rom the Interior to the War Department. He .rgued that it contradicted the rule adopted on he 17th of January 1876, that no provision in my bill or amendment changing tbo existing aw shall be in order except such as is germane o the subject. This was a change of the ex sting law and not being for retrenchment of xpenditures it was not germane to the appro iriation bill. Mr. McCrary of Indiana, read a written ugument in support of the point of order. Mr. Randall argued that the section came ■of only within the spirit but within the letter if the law. It was retrenchment, and so ap leared upon its face. He quoted the minority eport, which is signed by Mr. Seelye to show hat $1,000,000 would be saved in salaries. Aftet a long debate On Mr. Seelye’s point of rder. in which the republican members argued ^ i favor of the point and the democrats (except N Ir. Cox) against it, the Speaker decided M gainst his own party and sustained the point ^ho^Speaker having sustained Mr. Seelye’s mint of order, the section transferring the in- a( Ian bureau to the War Department was struck ut of the bill and then the legislative appro- D iriation bill passed, 208 to 17. , The Speaker was congratulated by several „ ending republican members for the impartiality if bis ruling. u Mr. Randall offered tbe following amend neut to rule five, saying that he did so at tne vs pecial request of tbe Speaker: 1 roe ,,e: bat in case of the personal illness of the v Speaker be may make such appointment of Speaker pro tem (for a period not exceeding ten lays) with the approval of the House at the ;ime the same is made. Agreed to. Mr. Scales, chairman of tbe committee on j Indian affaire, reported a bill appropriating (5,000 for thS subsistence of the Apache Indi- t ins in Arizona. Passed. , v The House then went into committee of the whole on the private calendar. After an hours’ i session the committee rose, passed several e private bills aud adjourned till to-morrow. s Crimes and Casualties. City Hotel at Rondont, N. Y., was burned yesterday. Loss $10,000. William Faben of Everett, Mass., is missing and foul play is feared. Cavaros’ liquor store at New Orleans was burned yesterday. Loss $40,000. FINANCIAL, AND COItmERCJAL. Portland Wholesale Market. Friday, April 28.— There is but little new to note in the markets to-day. Sugars are very steady at 101 @ lOjc for granulated and 9Jc for Extra C. The demand is excellent. Fork and lard are lower and the demand is small. Flour is not very active and the demand is slow. Corn is steady at 70 @ 72c for car lots and 70 @ 73c for bag lots. Molasses dull and there is but little demand. Daily Domestic Receipts. By Boston and Maine Railroad.—W P Hub bard & Co 2 cars corn. Waldron & True 1 do, GW True & Co 5 do, W Parsons & Co 2 do, Norton, Chapman & Co 3 cars flour, order 3 do, W S King 2 do. W H Milliken & Co 2 do, Josselyn & Co 1 do, C C Hamlin 1 do, D W Coolidge 5 do, O Gillett & Son 1 do G T R 6 cars merchandise, M C R R 12 cars mer chandise. P & O RK1 car mereqandise, Portland 13 cars merchandise. By water conveyance—1000 buBh commeal to G. W. True & Co. Foreign Exports. ST. JOHN, NB. Br Schr H Holder—7C0 bbls flour, 100 do oatmeal, 260 bags ieed. Boston Mock Market. LoaieB at tuc uiuacis ouaiu, zo. J 10 Eastern Railroad. 12} 30.do. 12} Second Call. 10 Boston & Maine Railroad.101} 100 Eastern Railroad. 12} New York Stock and Money Market. New York. April 23—Evening.—Money market advanced to 5 per cent.; the closing quotation was 4 per cent. Gold closed at 112|£tbe extreme sales of the day wert at 112| @ 112J. The iates paid for carrying were 1 @ per cent. Of the $6,000,000 gold sold bv the Treasury yesterday $3,505,000 have been paid for. j Gold disbursed at the sub-Treasury $582,000; $12,000 In 5-20 bonds were redeemed; silver payments $54, 600. Imports of dry goods for the week were $1,183,974; amount marketed $144,997. The specie engagements for to-morrow’s steamers are $250,000. The legal tender note circulation has been redueed to $370,527,876 by reason of the issue ot $284,215 of new national hank notes during the cur rent month. Sterling Exchange was firm at 487} @ 487} for sixty days ana 489} @489} for demand. Governments were dull and steady. State bonds nominal. Rail way mortgages were steady Customs receipts $198,000. Railway shares hero fell } per cent, in Lake Shore, $ in St Paul, lg in Northwestern with a recovery of } per cent, in the latter. Ohio declined g per cent, and Erie 1} with a recovery of only } per cent, in latter. Stocks were generally heavy and lower under re ports of a reduction in railway passenger fares to the West, the probability of a long telegraph war, and tbe Dundee Commission will recommend a foreclos ure in Erie, the piice of which had a sharp decline in London. Western Union Telegraph closed at decline ot g per cent. The strong stocks were Pacific Mail, which rose from 19} @ 2og, closing at 20}; Lacka wanna, which advanced from 108} @ 110}, closing at 109}; New Jersey Central, which rose from 97g @ 99. Among the speculative shares there were heavy sales in Western Union, Lake Shore. Late in the day there was a break in prices. The Bonanza shares at San Francisco had considerable effect here. The total transactions aggregated aggregated about 145, 000 shares, including Erie 37,650 shares at 154 @ 15}; Lake Shore 37,500 shares at 55g @ 54§:Western Union 25,550 shares at 65g @ 65; Pacific Mail 15,800 shares at 19} @ 20g;St. Paul 7400 shares at 38} @ 37|;North westem 5800 shares at 39} @ 38; Ohios 4900 shares at 15g @ 154. The market closed active and unsettled. The following were the closing quotations of Gov ernment securities: United States coup. 6s,1881. 1224 United States 5-20’s 1865, old.118 United States 5-20’s,1865, new...119 United States 5-20’s, 1867. 121} United States 5-20’s, 1868 do....122j United States new 5’s.1184 United States 10-40s,Jcoup.118} Currencv 6’s. 126$ The following were the closing quotations of Stocks: Western Union Telegraph Co. 65 Pacific Mail. 20} New York Central & Hudson R R.112} Erie. 14 Erie preferred.26 Michigan Central. 57 g Union Pacific Stock. 644 Panama...128 Lake Shore. 54g Illinois Central. 96 Chicago <& Northwestern. 38} Chicago & Northwestern preferred.57} New Jersey Central. 99 Rock Island...1032 St. Paul. 374 St. Paul preferred. 63§ Wabash. 2} Atlantic & Pacific Telegraph. 18 Missouri Pacific.... 134 Atlantic & Pacific preferred. 3 1 The following were the closing quotations of Pacific Railroad securities: Central Pacific bonds.....106} Union Pacific bonds..,..1044 Union Pacific Land Grants ..100 Sinking Funds. 914 Boston, Hartford & Erie 1st. 22 Guaranteed. 25 Chicago Cattle Market. Chicago, April 28. Cattle—receipts 3000 head; shipments 3500 head; Cattle active and 10 @ 15c ask ed ; sales at 3 00 @ 5 75; Stockers 3 75 @ 4 00; butch ers 3 25 @ 3 75; common to good shipping at 4 10 @ 4 80; extra 5 00 @ 5 75 Hogs—receipts 19,000; ship ments 7000 head; Hogs are active and easier on low grades; packing 7 25 @ 7 50; bacon 7 40 @ 7 55; ship ping 7 60 @ 7 70. Sheep—receipts small: market is dull; common to fair 4 35 @ 4 87|; good 5 00 @ 5 50; best 5 75 @ 6 00. Providence Print Cloths Market. Providence, April 28 —Printing Cloths market unchanged at 3} cash for standard and extra goods. Domestic Markets. New Tore. April 28—Evening.—Cotton steady; sales 1347 bales; 123c for Middling uplands; futures less active. Flour is 5 @ 10c lower; receipts 11,338 bbls; sales 14,900 bhls; No 2 at 3 00 @ 3 75; Super fine Western and State at 4 10 @ 4 50; extra Wes tern and State at 4 90 @ 5 20; good to choice do at 5 25 @ 5 70; White Wbeat Western extra at 5 75 @ 7 00 j Fancy White Wheat Western at 7 05 @ 7 75; extra Ohio at 4 90 @ 7 00; extra St Louis at 5 25 @ 9 00; Patent Minnesota extra at 6 50 @ 7 35; double extra at 7 40 @ 9 50; Southern at 5 00 @ 9 00. Corn meal is unchanged at 2 75 @ 3 60. Wheat—receipts <>0,600 bush; sales 264,000 bush; the market is about lc better; 1 05 for ungraded Spring; 1 03 for no grade Spring; 110 @ 113 for No 3 Spring; 115 for Mixed Spring; 118 for No 2 North Western; 1 20 @ 1 214 for No 2 Milwaukee; 1 284 @ 1 30 for No 1 Spring; l 44 for White Michigan Barley firmer; 4700 bush No 2 Canada at 1 094 afloat; 9000 bash No 1 Canada 119. Corn—receipts 47,962 bush; sales 61,000 bush; market easier; 50c for unmerchantable Mixed; 61c for no grade Mixed; 644 @ 64}c lor steamer Mixed; 66c for Mixed Western in settlement; 57 @ 65c for ungraded new Western Mixed; 69c for new Southern Yellow choice. Oats lc lower tor Western Mixed, other kinds unchanged; receipts 221,100 bush; sales 79,000 bush; 38 @ 3c for Mixed Western ana State; 46 @ 53c tor White Western, including rejected at 38 @ 39o; No 2 Mixed inspected at 394 @ 41c; No 2 Chicago instore nnd n.flnnt. at. 41a* Mimil in ofnrn nod An *-Ytn track at 46c; White State in store at 49c; on track at 50 @ 53c. Coffee -Rio firm and in moderate demnad; 2500 bags at private terms; cargoes quoted at 15} @ 18}c gold; job lots 15} @ 19|c gold. Sugar is dull at 7 9-16 @ 7 13-16c for fair to good refining; 72 @ 8c for prime. Petroleum is firm and quiet; crude at 8}c; refined at 14c. Tallow Is firmer at 8}c. Naval Stores —Rosin steady. Turpentine is easier at 35} @ 35}. Pork firmer; new mess at 21 90 @ 22 00. Cut Meats quiet; Pickled hums 13; middles at 12}c for Western long clear; city long clear at 12}. Lard is heavy; prime steam at 13 30 @ 13 35. Butter heavy at 16 @ 30c. Whiskey more active at 111. Freights to Liverpool—market is firmer; Cotton sail 7-32d; do steam }d; Corn steam G}c; Wheat steam 7d. J Chicago, April 28 — Flour is easier; common to choice shipding extra 5 00 @ 5 00; good to fancy fam ily brands 5 25 @ 5 75; Minnesota 5 00 @ 6 75. Wheat active, opened weak and lower and closod firm at outside prices; No 2 Chicago Spring at 97}c; No 3 Chicago Spring at 88 @ 89c; rejected at 77 @ 78c. Corn dull; No 2 at 45} @ 46c; new rejected at 41c, Oats are lower; No 2 at 30} @ 31c. Rye lower at 63} @ 64c. Barley lower at 60c. Pork firmer and high er and closed easy at 2117} @ 21 20 seller June; 21 45 seller July. Lard is higher at 12 87} @ 12 90. Bulk Meats are an |c higher; shoulders at 7|c; clear rib sides 11}; clear sides at 12. Whiskey quiet at 1 07. Receipts—10,000 bbls dour, 22,000 bush wheat, 110, 000 bush corn, 47,000 bush oats. 12,000 bush barley, 2700 bush of rye. Shipments—9,000 bblsjfiour, 50,000 bush wheat, 46, 200 bush cor^, 77,000 bush oats, 9,000 oush barley, 400 bush rye. On the call of the board in the afternoon—Wheat was higher at 99| @ 99}c seller May. Corn is quiet. Oats firmer at 31»c seller May. Pork lower at 20 90 @ 20 92} seller May. Lard easy. St Louis, April 28.—Flour is dull. Wheat is unsettled and small business; No 2 Red Fall at 1 38} cash; 1 36} bid at close. Corn is lower: No 2 Mixed at 44 @ 44}c. Oats are lower to sell; No 2 at 38} bid seller May ; rejected 30*c. Rye easier at 66c. Barley is dull and unchanged. Whiskey nominally unchanged. Pork lower at 2t 75 @ 22 00. Bulk Meats opened lower; sales oflclear rib sides at 1115; clear sides at 11 40, closing firmer and held higher; shoulders 7} @ 8c; clear rib and dear sides at 11} @ Ilf and 11} m. Bacon firmer; shoulders at 8} @ 9: clear rib and clear sides 12} @ 12} and 12} @ 12}. Lard unchanged. Receipts—3,000 bbls Hour, 12,000 bush of wheat.58. 000 bush corn, 4,000 bush oats, 0,000 bush barley, 1000 bush rye, 1000 hogs, 00 cattle. Toledo, April 28.—Flour steady. Wheat steady; No 2 White Wabash 1 37; No 1 White Michigan at 1 28; No 2 do 1 20; extra White Michigan at 1 37}; Amber Michigan at 1 23; No 2 do at 1 05; No 2 Red Winter 1 30; rejected Red 91c; do Lake Shore at 90c. Corn is steady; High Mixed at 54}c; low Mixed 52c; no grade 48}c; damaged 43}c. Oats lower; Michigan at 35}c. Receipts—000 bbls flour 14,000 bush Wheat, 26,000 bush Corn, 5,000 bush Oats. Shipments—600 bbls flour, 35,000 bush Wheat, 26, 000 bush Corn, 6,000 bush Oats. Milwaukee, April 28.—Flour unchanged. Wheat is firm: No 1 Milwaukee at 1 09: hard do at 1 25; No 2 Milwaukee at 1 01}; No 3 Milwaukee at 90}c_ Corn is quiet ;No 2 at 51c. Oats are weak; No 2 cash at 3l}c. Rye is nominal ;No 1 at 70c. Barley easier: No 2 Spring at 85 @ 88}c; No 3 at 52c; rejected at 30, Pork at 2112}. Lard—prime 9team at 12 90. Receipts—4800 bbls flour, 31,000 bush wheat. Shipments—6,000 bbJs flour, 18G,000 bush wheat. Detboit, April 28.-Flour steady at 6 00 @6 50. heat is lower; extra White Michigan 1 374» 7 ] hite at 1 29}; No 2 Wliite at 115}. Corn steady; frf >1 Mixed at 56c; No 2 at 55c. Oats are steady; ixed at 36Jc. , Bi New YoBR, April 28.—CottOU hllufi ; — Iddling uplands 12Jc. Savannah, AprU 28.—Cotton is in fair demand lower rates; Middling uplands 12c. NewOkleans, April 28.—Cotton quiet; Middling m )landsl24c. bl Mobile, April 28.—Cotton is irregular; Middling at ilandf at 12c. qt Chableston, April 28.-Cotton is dull; Middling a, plands 12|c. tl Augusta, Aprib 28.-Colton market is quiet and eak; Middling uplands ll}c. Galveston, April 28.—-Cotton maiket dull and ley; Middling uplands 12c. T European Mnrliem* LONDON, April 28-12.30 P. M.-Consols »t94 7-lG >r money nod account. r a rxril 12'll) P M_A merican secun e^SmdtStes boids l^ old, k*». Brie Kail y'tr.POOL, April 28.-12.30 P. M.-Cottonmarket i nidote'r • Middling uplands at 64d; do Orleans at j 7qi6d? salM 8.000 bales, including 2000 bales lor peculation and ^ iaS' Farmington, April 17, Richar d K.Noxtomw U MisB Emily G. Taylor, _ ^ DIED. In this city, Aprii 27, Sir. Daniel Johnson, ag ed61 f^vneral services this afternoon at 3 o’oloe k, at No?73‘braCKett stiect. Relatives and Iriepdg a re tn "inthis^Apvil sr.jobn BHarp„ only son of JohnandA.A.Harperyafc'edlyearTmonh^ [Funeral services this aftv rt?®0® No 8 Mechanic street. Burial M w*0ByenfgMSO the ^In Yarmouth, April 28, Mr. George Mat'fov"'5 ** agetl 40 years 5 months. [Funeral services Monday afternoon at 2| ^ Relatives and friends are invited to attend. ar In Wiscasset, April 7, Eliza Winslow, aged 41 y*. ■. In Wiscasset, April 10, Mr. Franklin McCUntoiu * aged 62 years. In Farmingdale, AprU 17, Mr. Wilkes W. Rlcbaiti aon, aged 46 years. \ In Worcester, Mass., April 6, Miss Loui6a Merrill, ] of Cumberland, Me. departure of steamships. NAME FROM FOR DATE Moravian....Portland.. .Liverpool.Apl 20 Adriatic.New York. .Liverpool-Apl 29 Alsatia.New York..Glasgow.... — Apl 29 Atlas.Boston.Liverpool.Apl 29 Wisconsin.New York. .Liverpool.... May 2 City of Mexico.New York. .Hav<&VCruz*May 2 Colon.New York. .Aspinwall—May 2 Russia.New York. .Liverpool.May 3 City of Vera Cruz... New York.. Havana.May 4 Peruvian.Portland ... Liverpool... .May 6 Anchoria.New York..Glasgow.May 6 City of Chester.New York«Liverpool!)... May 6 Baltic.New York. .Liverpool.May 6 Samaria.Boston.Liverpool.May 6 Georgia.New York. .Panama.May G Wilmington.New York -Havana.May 9 Andes..New York... As,pin wall. . .May 9 Scythia.New York. .Liverpool.May 10 Claribcl.New York.. Jai naica, <Jfcc May 11 fflinnlnrp Almnnaf,.....Auril Sun rises.4 57 I High water. 3.45 PM San sets.6.57 I Moon sets.12.35 AM MARINE 3STEW8. FORT OF PORTfo.lIVD. Frida] > April i!8 ARRIVED. Steamer New Brunswick, Hall, SV John, NB, via Eastport for Boston. Sch Ella, Spnrltng, Eden, (ar 26th)- -wood and ce dar posts to W H Preble. Sell Caroline Kriescher, Deverenx, Ba ngor. Sch Eliza Ellen, Montgomery, Georgetown. Sch Ida Blanche, Sellers, Boothbay for Boston. Sch Arrival, Farntam, Boothbay. CLEARED. Sch John S Woods, Smith, New Orleans—D W Clark & Co. Sch Howard Holder, (Br) Williams, St John, NB— John Porteous. Sch Eliza Sawyer, Cook, Calais—Nathi Blake. Sch Ant, Searey, Addison—Nathi Blak e. Sch City of Ellsworth, Grant, Ellswo.rth—Chase Bros. Sch Mary Elizabeth, Davis, Round Pond- -master. Sch Brilliant, Wheeler, St George—master. i Sch Taglioni, Gamage, Bristol—master. SAILED—Ship Martha Cobb, (from Falmouth) of and tor Rockland, to repair. iFEOM MERCHANTS' EXCHANGE.) Ar at New York 28th, brig Hattie E Wheeler, Arm strong. Cardenas via Lewes; BCh Ada W Gould, lrom Crab Island. Cld at Philadelphia 27th, sch Nellie J Dinsmore, Parker. Portland. Ar at Delaware Breakwater 28th, ship Kendrick Fish, from London. Arat Baltimore 28th, ship Wm Woodbury, Bre men ; sch Lizzie Wilson, from Kennebec. Ar at Key West 28th, ship Forest Eagle, HoBmer, Liverpool; Marcia Greenleat, Bates, do. Sid lm Liverpool 27th, ship Elwell, Barstar, for New York. Arat Queenstown 25th, barque Emma V, from Portland. Sid fm Sunderland 27th, barque Sarah A Staples, for Boston. Ar at Matanzas 26th, sch Rookie E Yates, Yates, Eonsacoici. Sid 26th, brig Mary E Pennell, Eaton, lor North of Hatteras. Sid fm Cardenas 26th, barque Masonic, Rice, No rth of Hatteras; brig Long Reach, do; schs Edw Wafte, Lee, and Walter E Palmer, Cole, do. Sid fm Sagua 20th, barque Edw Cushing, for Nonth of Hatteras. Ar at Cienfaegos 22d, sch Enterprise, Mitchell, ln» Millbridge. MEMORANDA. Sch Climax, Mitchell, from Calais Jan 5th for Bos ton, before reported missing, was at Portsmouth lower harbor 26th, from whence she sailed 27th with a large fleet ot windbound coasteis. Sch Wm Kennedy, trom Camden, with lime, took Are while in Cbesapeake Bay 26tb. and was destroy ed. No insurance on vessel. Crew safe. Another contract has been made to get the sebr Mary Augusta float, ashore at Block Island. DOMESTIC PORTS. GALVESTON—Ar 21st, sch Rosa & Adria, Gaul, Tampico. SAVANNAH—Ar 2Ctb,sch Starlight, Blatchioril, New York. BRUNSWICK, GA-CId 27tli, schs Georgie Sta ples, Malonev. Calais; Jas W Brown, Kain,-. CHARLESTON—Ar 22d, sch Cook Borden, Lunt, New York. Ar 26th, schs Marion P Grimes, from Belfast; Hat tie L Fuller, Smith. Philadelphia; Yankee Blade, Coombs, Belfast; Mark Pendleton. Pendleton,do; T P Abell. Carr, and Willie Luce, Spear, Rockport; C W Lewis, Hupper, Boston. WILMINGTON—Cld 26tb, echo John Douglass, Parker, Arroyo; Yreka, Moon, Washington. RICHMOND—Sid 25tb, sen Idaho, Jameson, for New York. NORFOLK—Ar 25lb, sch Edward Stanley, Dyer, New York. BALTIMORE—Below 27th, ship Olive S Southard, Walker, from London. Ar 26th, sch Wm Stevens. Elwell, Belfast. PHILADELPHIA—Cld 25th, brig Caroline Eddy, from Bristol, E; sch Wm E Barnes. Leach. Rock land; J W Drisko, Haskell, Portland; Douglass Haynes, Adams, Augusta. Ar2Gih, schs E T Cottingbam, Smith, Gardiner; Ruth Shaw, Shaw, Kennebec. Cld 27th, ship ReunioD, Baker, Panama; brig A J Pettengill, Hall, Matanzas; sch Olive Crosby,Hutch inson, Genoa. Cld 26th. brig Mary C Rosevelt, Call. Boston. NEW YORK—Ar 26th, scbB Kosina, Allen, Shu lee, NS; Catawamteak, Kelley, Rockport; Light of the East, Harper, Bridgeport; Nile. Metcalf, New Bedford; C B Jones. Smith, Rockland; Black War rior, Johnson, Eastport; Kosina, Kelley, Jonesport; E Arcularius, Hall, Rockland; Stephen J Watts, Watts, Providence. Ar 27th, ship Valley Forge, Eames. Liverpool; brig Cascatel'.e, Devereux, Cardenas; Alberti, Hinckley, Sagua; sebs Geo W Jewett, Jewett, Havana; Eve line, from Jacksonville. Cld 27th, barque H D Stover, Pierce, Havana; sch Trott Kiog, Bradford. St Domingo. Passed through Hell Gate 26th, brig E M Mitchell, from Yew York lor ShuleeNS: sebs Geo W Glover, trom New York for Boston; Emma W Day, do tor Bangor; M A McCann, and M J Laughton, fm Port Johnson for Boston; Leonora, New York for Boston; Bengal, from ltondout for New Bedtord. Sid 26tb. barque Ada Wiswell, tor Wellington, NZ; brig Ramirez, for Galveston; sebs Stebpen Bennett, for Port Spain; T R Pillsbnry, lor Galveston. PROVIDENCE—Ar 27th, sch Heleu G King, Bra dy, Calais. Sid 27th, sch Challenge, Reed, (from Bath) lor Stat en Island, having repaired. VINEYARD-HAVEN—-Ar 25th, schs Alfred Keen, Keating, Barbadoes 22 days for Boston; Lottie Ames, Nash, Philadelphia for Portland; Campbell, Mar shall, Bangor for Washington; Eyelyn, Crowley, St George for New York. Sid 27th, sebs Lottie Ames, Alfred Keen, George Walker, Ethan Allen. J L Newton, Olive Elizabeth, John Bird, Kate Walker, Jas Warren, J R Bodwell, and others. BOSTON—Ar 27tb. schs A B Crabtree, Stratton, Sullivan; M B Rogers, Fletcher, Bath. Sid 27th, sch M L Crockett, Crockett, Bangor. Ar ORth. schs Emnross. Clark. EastDort: Traveller. Young,do; Niger, Duuton, Fittston; das Nichols, Childs, Damariscotta; A L Perkius, Thompson, and W H Prentice, Prentice, Bristol. SALEM—Ar 26th, sells Gen Scott. Lunt, Calais; Vashtl B Gates. Hplmes, fm do for Middletown, Ct; Agnes, Young, from do for Norwich; John Boynton, Mitchell,do tor Providence; Agenora, Keith, Ells worth for Lynn; Maggie Bell, Hall, Kockiaud for Richmond,Va; Silas McLoon, Spear, and Bedabedec, Bennett, do tor New York. Ar 27th, schs Dolphin, Young, Calais for NYork; L B Sargent. Sargent, do for Providence. DANVERS—Ar 2otb, sch Lucy Wentworth, Dow, ^OBTSMOTJTH—Sid 27th, sch Kendrick Fish, Schrouder, Alexandria. Below 26th, sch Climax. Mitchell, Calais for Boston (has been reported missing); Olive, Warren, Wiscas set tor Newport; J C Roker, Sawyer, Portland for Plymouth, (and all sailed 27th.) FOREIGN PORTS. Sid fm Sourabaya Mch 2, ship C H Soule, Robcrt P'AtCalcntta Apl 21, ship Wm McGilvery, Nich 0lArat6Valparaiso Apl 12, ship Edw O’Brien, Smal ley, Callao tor Liverpool, leaky. Sid fm Messina Apl 19, brig C C Robinson, Deve reux. New York. Cld at Liverpool Apl 27, ships St Charles, Smalley, San Francisco; Ocean King, Freeman, do. Ar at Plymouth Apl 25, ship Laurens, Snow, from IaAratSagua Apl''23, sch Wm Todd, Wood, Carde nas; 16th, barque Sarah E KiDgsbury, Waterhouse, Matanzas. Ar at Cier.fuegos Apl 10, sch Decora, Thompson, Machias; 13tb, brig Kremlin, Wyman, Kingston, J. Ar at Caibarien Apl 6th, brig Akbar, Thompson, HAraatMansanilla Apl 11, brig Mary CComcry, Ear wood. Baltimore. Ar at Cardenas Apl 25, brig Cadet, Anderson, Liv erpool. Ar at St John, NB, 26tb, sch Prussian General, Heather, Portland. (Latest by European steamers.l Cld at Liverpool 13th, Isaac Reed, Colby, for San Francisco, Cld at Cardiff 12th, Alice Buck, Herriman, Hong KAr8at Newry Apl 13, Isaac Jackson, Welsh, from Portland. . , „ Sid tm Belfast 14th, Alice, Gunderson, Wiscasset. Passed Anjier Mch 3, Helena, Snow, from Hong Kong for Callao; 4th, Wakeffeld, Carver, fm Batavia lor Akyab. Sid im Leghorn Apl 11, Geo Kremeiberg, Patter ion. Philadelphia. ; Cld at Havre 13th. Lisbon, Dunning, Matanzas. Passed Straits ot Sunda Mcb 5, N Boynton. Blan :hard, from Rio Janeiro for orders. g POIC.JSIV » Wc.m^V^for Aus.rL^: t“rQ"® S M Stet»». £ aMnSs ioh34°- barqu® «Wltewn The Quality ol the Blood. D pou the quality of the blood depends, lr !! isure, the vigor and health of the bod ®?r,Cat 11 *d is wanting in nutritious properlie 11 t lu 5 wire to be weak and flabby, the f ?’ tb° “n8c'es isdity, the skin sallow and dry \ de.flci.®"*in i the eyes lustreless. To m- ’the "beeks hollSwf e Mod, stimulate digestion *TC ®,<|uality 0 •Better’s Stomach Bitten- *Dd aS’inillatlon with •usistrcDgtb-creating co- b ftbe in,lucnoe ot waaished and tbe Arab d , ® body 19 efflclent'y ilauidant, the muse’ 6™ws’in -““^nce, moro cheek is tinged with ‘®* b®““® “ore eo“P“*.tl,e Cains its brigbtDw ‘ ?' a*!dth® ®ye r0‘ from impurities’ * Tha Bitters also free tbe blood eJs to thorou* uy stl[Lulatln8 the kidneys and bow Z nflZ*;!yPeTr0tm tb®lr du,yof -»ying off rid oft t iMf the Wem, which, if not entirely got ^ J°na the vital current. __ SPECIAL NOTICES. moom papers. BAILEY & NOYES Cl-RTAIN^®8' B0RDMSan,l BAILEY & A©YES, Exchange Street, Portland. ■____sndlw Eastman Bros. WILL ©PEA — ON — Wednesday, April Ipth, New Dress Goods, SILKS AND SHAMS! — ALSO — LADIES’ COSTUMES, Drap d’ Ete and Silk SACQUES ttF“An examination ol these goods is solicited. EASTMAN BROS., 634 CONGRESS STREET. aprl8 8ndtf Awnings, Tents, Flags, Boat Sails, Covers, Canvas Letterings, Decorations, Ac., 49 1-2 EXCHANGE STREET, F. A. LEAVITT. marcl5 Bneodtf National Loan Office, (ESTABLISHED IN 1868,) Wo. 53 Middle Street, PORTLAND, ME. Money to loan in sums to suit on Diamonds, Jew elry, Watches, and all valuable personal properly at low rates of interest. For sale Diamonds and Jewelry at less than half the original cost. One line Diamond Stud, 1 karat pure white, elegant attair. $65.00 One tine Diamond Stud, J karat pure white, 50.00 *•* “ “ Ring, 1 karat, old mine stone, 75.90 “ “ “ ladies’ Ring, very handsome, 35.00 and lots of other Diamond Rings, Eardrops and Studs, Gold and Silver Watches, and other Silver Ware at less than hall price. apl8snlm* S. SC’HR VVER. DR. THAYER, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Eate of Philadelphia, — CAN BE — CONSULTED FREE OF CHARGE at his rooms in Mechanics’ Hall Building. The Doctor is a Graduate of both the Allopathic and Homoeopathic Schools, has been in extensive practice for twenty years. Dis eases of the Eye and Ear, Throat and Lungs, skill fully treated. Also Chronic Diseases in all forms. The Doctor’s success in both acute and chronic dis eases, warrants the assertion that he never fails to cure where a cure is possible. Office Hours 9 to 19 A. HI., 1 to 5, and 6 de8 to 8 P. fll. iebl7sneodtt notice] U. S. INTERNAL REVENUE SPECIAL TAXES, May 1,1876, to April 30,1877. The Revised Statutes of the United States, Sec tions 3232, 3237, 3238, and 3239, require every person engaged in any business, avocation, or employment which renders him liable to a SPECIAL TAX. TO PKOGIJRE AND PEACE CONSPICU OUSLY IN HIM ESTABLISHMENT OK PEACE OE BUSINESS, a STAMP denoting the payment of said SPECIAL TAXior the Special Tax Year beginning May 1,1876, before commencine ap ontilinniniv lmcincaQ oft nr A nril Qtl 107C The Taxes embraced within the provision* of the Law above quoted are the following, viz: Rectifiers.$200 00 Dealers, retail liquor. 25 00 Dealers, wholesale liquor....... loo 00 Dealers in malt liquors, wholesale... 50 00 Dealers in malt liquors, retail. 20 Oo Dealers in leaf tobacco. 25 00 Retail dealers in leaf tobacco. 500 00 And on sales of over $1,000, fifty cents for every dollar in excess of $1,000. Dealers in manufactured tobacco.. 5 00 Manufacturers of stills. 50 00 And for each still manufactured. 20 00 And for each worm manufactured. 20 00 Manufacturers of tobacco. io (JO Manufacturers of cigars. 10 00 Peddlers of tobacco, first class (more than two horses or other animals). 59 00 Peddlers of tobacco, second class (two horses or other animals). 25 00 Peddlers of tobacco, third class (one horse or other animal). 15 00 Peddlers of tobacco, fourth class (on foot or public conveyance). 10 00 "Brewers of less than 500 hundred barrels. 50 00 Brewers of 500 barrels or more. 100 00 Any person, so liable, who shall fail to comply with the foregoing requirements will be subject to severe penalties. Persons or firms liable to pay any of the Special Taxes named above must apply to FRANKLIN J. ROLLINS, Collector of Internal Revenue at 22 Ex change Street, Portland, and pay for and procure the Special-Tax Stamp or Stamps they need, prior to May 1,1876, and WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE. D. D. PRATT, j , Commissioner of Internal Revenue. Office of Internal Revenue, Washington, D. C, February 1, 1876. aprl2 W&S3wsn •fcIt works like a charm*” fiSeime’s Magic Oil l This is a purely vegetable, general family remedy Keep it in tbe bouse to use in case of emergency. TRY IT INTERNALLY, It cures Colic, Cholera Morbus, Diarrhoea, Cramp, and Pains in tbe Stomach, Indigestion, Sore Throat Coughs, Colds, &c. ’ USE IT EXTERNALLY’. It cures Neuralgia, Catarrh, Rheumatism, Sprains Cuts, Bruises, Old Sores, Headache, Toothache, and' in fact almost all the aches and pains human flesh is heir to. Sold by all dealers in medicines. WM. RENNE & SONS, Proprietors, Pittsfield, Mass i J. W. PERKINS & CO., licnernl Agent*, Portland. Me. 1 adl7 febl7eod&w3m F OR E ST TAR. ! - t The following, which explains itself, will prove of * nterest to many readers. “For twenty years I have t ^een very much troubled with Salt Rheum on my J irm, for which I have tried various washes and salves, j resides the treatment of my regular physioian. I n These have only drawn it from my arm, and caused t t to appear elsewhere. After using less than one ' :ake ol yonr Forest Tar Soap, my arm is entirely veil and I discover no symptoms of the tronble elss vhorc.—Mrs. B. S. Hunt, Portland. Me. Get a cake j if your Druggist, or by sending 35 cts. to the Forest far Co., Portland, Me. octl5 sn9m baseHalls ■ Kid Unis,Fishing Tackle,Gnn* and Spari ng Goad*, Wholesale and Retail. , G. L. RAILET, ap24sndeod4w 48 Exchange Street. SPECIAL NOTICES. Please tell the people that ycu saw theii Advertisement in the PRESS the circula tion of which, per month, exceed 1100,000, To Core Catarrh PIIMIA1 ARE BAFFLED! Wliy? Because llie have not made tills disease the study ol a life-time, as did old Dr. Raeder, a dis* tinguislied German Professor, who has probably spent more time over this intricate complaint than any person on the globe. Reflect lor a moment, use your good sense, and remember that the origin of Catarrh is in a COMMON COLD Which oue Box of the great remedy, RIDER’S German Snuff, Would have quickly cured. Now what are the spmptoms of Catarrh? They commence with a sense of irritation about the nasal organs which, if not allayed with GEKM AN SNUFF, alter a short time extend to the throat. As you lie down at night, and fain would sleep and rest the weary brain, HORRIBLE TO SAF, The Secretions of the Head PASS TO THE LUNGS, Causing these delicate organs to become impregnated with CATARRHAL POISON. In the morning you arise with a dull, heavy feel, ing about the head and extreme nausea at the stom ach; you cau eat nothing with a relish, to work is a task, as you have that dull pain and sense of oppres sion which demonstrates the faet that CATARRH HAS SECURED A VICTIM. Now when you realize this fact, do not get frightened and run and pay five or ten dollars for worthless advice, but invest just 35 cents in a box of REDERS German Snuff, Use it according to directions, and a cure is war ranted. PEOPLE OF NEW ENGLAND, Beware of tbi. bane of the age; do not be cot down in the prime of life and hurried to the grave. Bemember Catarrh cause. Consumption, and by the u.e of tbi. reme dy yon will certainly be cured. MEN AND WOMEN, we mean you who are troubled with these com plaints, alas! so common, such as Partial Paralysis, Neuralgia of the Head, Him Vision, Loss of Energy, Lose no time to rid yourself of what in time will kill you, for all of the above are the results of neglected Catarrh. MOTHERS! MOTHERS: We beg of you do not give your little ones Worm Medicine when they complain of being ‘‘staffed up.’* No, no! they have what is far worse and more dan gerous than a myriad of worm9. They have INFANTILE CATARRH, Which, when neglected, and their bodies are placed in a horizontal position, leads very often to what is known as a SUDDEN CROUP, which in nine cases out of ten cannot be cured, and yon behold your loved one die before your eyes. Mothers, always keep on hand a box of R/EDER’S GERMAN SNUFF. For sale everywhere. Prico only 35 cents. SMITH, DOOLITTLE & SMITH, 26 ITemont St., Boston! Agents for U. S. dec7M W&Ssn6m GHASS_ SEED. Herds Grass, Clover and Red Top, — FOR SALE BY — Harris & Littlefield, 143 Commercial Street. mchl6 sntf JAI N DICK and BILIOUSNESS. Who knows a good remedy for these disorders? We are assured ATWOOD’S Vegetable, Phy.ical, Jaundice Bitter, will edect a speedy cure. They have never failed to satisff all who have used them for Jaundice, Dysjtepsia, Bilious ness. etc. Beware of imitations. The genuine has private proprietary stamp of John F. Henry over the cork. Sold bv all dealers, Manhattan Med. Co., proprietors. JOHN F. HENRY, CURRAN & CO., New York, Wholesale Agents. ap256nl3tTTh&S &w4t Tukesbury&Co., Have now open for inspection aU the NOVELTIES OF THE HON — IX — DRESS GOODS — AND — SIJL.KL8. KiD GLOVES! We have added to our Stock a tine line ol KID GLOVES To Matcli Dress Goods. These goods have been selected Willi great care from New York and Boston markets, and at such prices that will snit the times. Call and examine our Goods and Prices before purchasing else where. Tukesbury & Co., 527 CONGRESS ST., Between Oak and Casco Street, npl2 apr20eodtf ANNOUNCEMENT. ro tbe People of Portland and Vicinity. rHE Proprietors of the Sebago Dye House inform the public that they have been titling out the remises at a great expense this last winter tor the ccommodation ot the public, with a good Boiler, ood Machinery and all appurtenances. Accordingly very thing is in good order, ready to accommodate he public, accompanied with one ot the best Dyers lie country can afford,without any exception. As ho i 5ot \?e,t ma,le D>’er ,or the Just 40 years he ledges hirasel! to give ample satisfaction to the ublic. It is ot no avail to mention Garments of any in<» colors, in fact, any thing that can bo Dyed y the hands ot man. Kid Gloves dyed or cleansed, able Cloths, Window Curtains, Table Covers, any tiing Dyed in any Colors required by the owners, nth quick dispatch. Sebago Dye House, JO. 13 PLUM ST., PORTLAND. J. S. MILLER, Superintendent, formerly Proprietor. ( apia _ Pasture A NEWLY fenced Pasture within one mile ol the % city to let for a term of years. J. B. THORNTON, fcb21eodtf Ouk Hil], 1 BUSINESS DIRECTORY. Booksellers and Stationers. MO VTA roco, N«, 91 Middle Slrffl. Book Binders. WNI. A. ocisev, Room II, Primer*1 Eichanuc, No. Ill Ext-haagr Si. SMALL A SHACK FORD, N*. 33 Flam Wimt. Carpenters and Builders. iVHITNICV A MEANS, Pearl Hired, *D poMile the Park. K Furniture—Wholesale aud Retail. WALTER COREV A CO., Arcade, Na. IS i'ree Street. GEORGE A. WHITNEY, No. 56 Ex. change St. I phoNteriug of all kind* done to order. Horse Shoers. E. MORRILL A VOINO, Experlenrad llortM nhoers at No. 70 Pearl St. novSdtf Pattern and Model Maker. J. I. BARROCR, 330 Fare Slreel, C.r. ol Crow, Portland. _ Photographer. A. S. PA VIS A CO., N. SO Middle Slreel. Plumbers. JAMES MILLER. No. »l Federal Slreel Hoofers. J.N.McCOV ACO.,3HHp u Street. Real Estate Agents. JOHN C. PROCTER, Na. 93 Exchanse Street. Stair Builders. B. F. LIBBY, Na. 333 Fare Slreel, cor. Cream St., in Delano’* Mill. G. L. HOOPER, Cor# York and Maple Street*. Watches, Jewelry aud Silver Ware, J. A. MERRILL A CO., 139 Middle SI. J. A. MERRILL. A. KEITH. Price Twenty-five Cents. Newspaper Advertising. NINETY-NINTH EDITION. Containing a complete list of all the towns in the United States, the Territories and the Dominion of Canada, having a population greater than 5,000 ac cording to tho last census, together with the names oi the newspapers having the largest local circulation in each of the places named. Also a catalogue of news papers which are recommended to advertisers as giving greatest value in proportion to prices charged. Also, all newspapers in the United States and Cana da printing over 5,000 copies each Issue. Also, all the Religious, Agricultural, Scientific and Mechanical, Medical, Masonic, Juvenile, Educational, Commer cial. Insurance, Real Estate, Law, Sporting, Musical, Fashion, and other special class journals; very com plete lists. Together with a complete list of over 300 German paper* printed in the United States. Also, an essay upon advertising; many tables of rates, showing tho cost of advertising In varions newspapers, and everything which a begiauer in ad vertising would like to know. Address GEO. P. ROWELL A CO., 41 Park K«w, New York. uv • W«1U H. M. Payson & GO., DEALERS IN Government Bonds, State and City Securities, BANK STOCK, &c„ 32 Exchange Street. my27 eodtf Geo. M. Boswortli, Formerly with .Harrell, Bailey & Co., bastaken tbe New Store Cor, Free & Cotton Sts., and intends to keep a lull assortment ot UPHOLSTERY GOODS of every description for Drapery and Decora Uv* Work. By making a specialty ot this depart ment in upholstery, we propose to place before the public every facility fer obtaining the newest design ana fabrics, and at lowest prices. Also Window Shades and I?inure*. And a complete assort ment of Room Paper. mh21tf Spring Goods! Spring Hosiery in every style ean be lound at Nelson & Gould’s 503 CONGRESS ST. Also a full line of FRANKEN BERG KID GLOVES ill all the latest Spring shades, apr20 _ eodtf New Store, New Firm! — AT THE — WMesals Produce Commission Honse, 113 Center Street. We shall receive shipments of Gilt-edged Vermont Butter and Cheese over the P. & O. Kailroad semi weekly through the Spring months and weekly by refrigerator cars through the Summer months direct from some ot tbe best dairies in Vermont, made from pure imported Jersey stock, and shall otter the same to the trade affair market rates. Trothfnl Statement, and Square Weight, will be our Hollo. D. HARVEY & CO. mhUdtl LIVE AID LET LIVE IS ODE MOTTO. Great Reduction in Prices of Laundry Work. Nhirf* with Bosom* - - 13 cent* Collar* ...... 3 “ Pair CnlT* - ■ • • • 6 4( Portland Laundry, 22 Union St. aplO d3m Kendall & Whitney, IMPORTERS AND GROWERS OF — Vegetable & Flower Seeds. Heed Catalogue. Free.aprl8eod2w TWIT. A T7X* ITT.'n Oxygen Treatment. A GENUINE euro for Catarrh, Asthma, Rheuma tism, Dyspepsia, Lung and all Chronic Dis eases is still offered to all who are afflicted, at 3N3 Coagrem N tree I, Portland, Hie., Room 3, Cahoon Block, where a large number of testi monials can be seen. Consultation and trial dose free. Jal2tfis&wtfl0 HOT BISCUIT. ROLLS AND TEA BREAD Ererj Afternoon at 3 O’clock, — at — R. W. SMARDON & CO.’S DAKERY, tV A WEI.VI <2 TON ST. NEAR CONG B EMM. Baked Beans and Brown Bread every Sunday Morning. K. W. SMARDON & CO. BSiTArguacopy. aprl9dtf GRAND MILITARY RECEPTIOnT ARRANGEMENTS have been made with the Boston & Maine, Eastern & Maine Central, Portland & Rochester and Portland & Ogdensburg Railroads, for the sale of excursion tickets at One Tare the round trip, to persons wishing to attend the Military Reception complimentary to Governor Connor and Goneial Chamberlain and their stalls. , . PER ORDER. Portland, Apnl 25, 1876.ap2Sd6t Portland Daily Press Job Printing OFFIC £7 Pouters, Hand Bills, Bill Heads, ?ards, Tags, &c., printed at short lOtice. *

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