Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, May 10, 1876, Page 1

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated May 10, 1876 Page 1
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PORTLAND DAILY . ___ * ESTABLISHED JPKE 38, 1863..-V0L. 13. PORTLAND, WEDNESDAY AT OR XING, MAY 10." 187c'. ~~ ~ TEBMS $8.00 PEIt ANSPHYNADTAKrE^ ENTERTAINMENTS. ■ ■ < _ — NOTICE. There will l e a Centennial Wedding and Entertainment AT ARCANA DAM, On Wednesday Even’s, May 10. Tickets of admission 30 cents. Supper included. Tickets at the door. mylOdlt PORTLAND MUSEUM, Cor. of CougiTS* and Exchange Mtreel*. I. T. AVI ER A CO., - Proprietor* LAST WEEK OF THE SEASON. Tuesday,May 9th,& Wednesday Matinee, Wild Oats ! To conclude with the FIRST NIGHT. AVERIN EH DAY AND THURSDAY, Romeo and Juliet ! FRIDAY, MAY 1‘Jili, I.jKl Might but one of the Henson, and llenetit of Joseph F. WheeloeU, Bulwer’s great play of RICHELIEU ! RICHELIEU, Jo.rph F. AA hreloek. k l adies’ Matinee every Wednesday and Satur dav at 2 p. m. Box office open from 9 a. m., to 9 p. m. se2dtf MUSIC HALL ! Two IViftlito Only, May £Oth and 11th. UNPRECEDENTED ATTRACTION I THE ORIGINAL Harrigan 8c Hart ! — WITH TIIE1H — Grand Combination and tlie Gal lant G9th. of New "V orlt, Having concluded their highly successful! engage ments at Wallack’s Theater, where their wonderful versatility and artistic performances were received with acclamation and delight by the elite of the metropolis, will appear, supported by a company of Dramatic ArtLts and splendid Orchestra, under tlie direction of W. L. Bowron, in their new and beauti ful drama written expressly fo r them, in lour acls, entitled, “THE DOl EE BROTHERS.” Unequivocally transcendant mirth-provoking dia logue, laughable situations, etc. Harrigan & Halt wm introduce tneir world renowned Musical Sketches, of which they are the original. I*opuIar Priced.— Reserved seats may be pro cured at the usual places and the usual prices. my5d6t M. \v. HANLY, Business Manager. RETURN - MUSIC HALL, TWO NIOHTS, Friday and Saturday, May 12tli and 13tli, SATURDAY MATINEE, Maffitfc & Tyler’s Laic ii. I,. FOX’S Yew York HiiiHPTv mum mnuL TROUPE ! — WITH — JAMES S. MAFFITT, The Great American Prophet of Fun. Sale of seats will commence three days in ad vance, at Music Hall Box Office. my8d6tH. E. PALM KLEE, Agent. PORTLAXDMUSEUM. One SligHt Only! Monday Evening, May 15th. Messrs JARRETT PALMER, Lessees and Managers of BOOTH S THEATRE, New York, will present Shakespeare’s Grand Historical Tragedy, JULIUS C/ESAR, with its world-renowned Star cast, embracing the great tragedians, Mr. Lawrence Barrett, Mr. Frank C. Bangs, Mr. Milnes Levick, — AND — Mr. E. L. Davenport, which obtained at their establishment the unparal 4 leled run of over ONE HUNDRED CONSECUTIVE NIGHTS! j and was witnessed by more than A Quarter of a Million of People, i and with NEW AND APPROPRIATE SCENErV. ! and with the same SUPERB ARMORS, COSTLY TROPHIES, ORIGINAL MUSIC, AND POWER FUL DRAMATIC COMPANY, aided by A HOST OF AUXILIARIES, personating ROMAN SENA TORS, SOLDIERY, LICTORS and POPULACE, prices : Reserved Orchestra and Dress Circle.§1.50 General Admission. 1 00 Reserved Seats Family Circle.75 Admission...50 The sale of Secured Seats wi'l commence on Thursday, May 11th, at 0 o’clock A. M., at Box Office. myl0d5t CENTENNIAL i MEMORIAL MEDALS! Struck in solid Albata Plate, equal in appe trance, wear and color to SOLID SILVER OR GOLD, presenting a variety of beautiful Designs in Relief. These Medallions are larger than a Silver Trade dollar, being lg inch, in diameter, handsomely put up and sell readily at sight. THE MOST VALUABLE SOUVENIRS ANR MEMENTOS EVER ISSUED. GOOD AGENTS WANTED In every City and Town in the V.S. and Canada, to whom exclusive territory will be given, if desired. KEfAIL PKICES—For the Albata Silver, 50 cts. Gilt, si, in fane, box. Usual discount to the Trade. A complete outfit ot magnificent samples for agents, in satin or velvet-lined morocco case, con taining Six Medals, diftercnt designs, one gilt, suit able for jewelrers’ show windows, etc,, sent on receipt of draft or Post-office Order for $4, or will ship Express C. O, D. Descriptive Circular Price List and one sample sent upon receipt of 50 cts. Immense profits. Sells at sight. Correspondence solicited. Information free. Extensive fields for enterprise. Address all communications U.S.MEDALLIOXCO., 212Broadway, P.O.Box 5270. Xew York mhl8 d&wCmll ZiAMSON , PHOTOGRAPHER, 244= Middle Street, The Be.l Work at moderate Price.." A IM :-T 0 P L E A E S . Jan8 « BUSINESS CARDS. d. w. Fessenden" Attorney at Law, OFFICE IN STANTON BLOCK, No. 31 1-2 Exchange Street. jams _dtf FRED. N. DOW, ATTORNEY - AT - LAW, 172 Middle Street, PORTLAND, ME. ap!3 dGmntf H. HANSON & SON, MANUFACTURERS OF Monuments* Tablets, Grave Stoues anti Granite Work. MANUFACTORY AT No. 907 C'ougresM St., West End, C*ortlaud, Maine. All orders promptly attended to. HENRY HANSON. WM. II. A. HANSON. apr!7dGm G. A. CLARK, M. D, 74 FREE STREET Opposite head of Drown St. Office Hours 2 to 4 P. M. j*t6 fel4ecdtf JOHN ,J. PERRY, Attorney at Law, 49 1-2 EXCHANGE ST., PORTLAND, MAINE. ■fau2|_ ___dlw»ttf THOMAS RAINEY, M. A. M. D. Office 499 1-1 Congreaa Street, Formerly occupied by Dr. Daveis. Hour; —10 to 12 A. ill., 2 to 3 P. M. ma3 d&wtf E. H. RIPLEY, Sexton Second Pariah Chuich, Undor tnlior . WOULD respectfully inform the citizens of Port land that he is prepared to furnish Coffins, C/ankets and Orave-L'lothcs, of all styles, at the shortest possible notice. Everything connected with the management of funerals, day or night, will receive prompt attention. Residence No. 219 Federal, corner of Temple St.feblOdGm E. U. JORDAN & CO., Ciril Enginpera and JLand Hnrveyon« No. I»4 middle St., Portland, me. Surveys made for Proposed Railroads. Water Works, Mill Dams, and Storage Reservoirs, surveys of Counties, Towns, House Lots, &c. Estimates of Brickwork, Plastering. Slating, Stone Masonry, Earthwork, Earth and Stone Excavation, &c., &c., &c Plans and Specifications for Iron or Wooden Bridges, or the combination. Plans and bills of Tim ber for Wharves, &c., &c. apr7d3m WILLIAM A. PEARCE, Practical Plumber, Force Pumps and Water Closets, NO. 41 UNION ST., Under Falmouth Hotel, Portland, He. Warm, Cold and Shower Batbs, Washbowls, Brass and Silver Plated Cocks; every description ot Water, Steam and Gas Fixtures for dwelling Houses, Hotels and Pijblic Buildings, Ships’ Closets, etc., arranged and set up in the best manner, and all orders in town or country la itbfully executed. All kinds of jobbing promptly attended to. Constantly on hand Lead, Iron and . .Brass Pipe, Sheet Lend and Plumbers’ materials. _ap22dlra Dr. R. T. Wilde, The Natural magnetic Physician, He shall lay hands on them and they sha'l be healed. 302 Cumberland, Cor. of Elm 8t. novHdtf WM. H. MOTLEY, ATTORNEY AT LAW, OVER I. P. FARRINGTON'S, 180 Middle Street. jan5dtf Chas. J. Schumacher, FRESCO PAINTER. Office iu Caw. Bank Building, orer V. II. Faa.etl’a Office. Orders left at Schumacher Bros, will meet prompt ttention, __apr3d3m C. P. BABCOCK. MODEL MAKER & JOBBER, MAHtTFACTlTBER OF Watch and Chronometer marker.'Tools, mathematical, Optical and Philo sophical Instruments, School Apparains. Ac., Market Street, Printers Exchange, Jut PORTLAND. MB. dly LEAVITT’S ■I'KKTT Awnings — AND — IFXjJLQ Decoration_ Depot 1 1776, Uncle Sam’s a Hundred-. 1876 ‘‘Hang your Banners on the Outer Wall.’’ Having made arrangements with the largest man uiacturers of Flags and Bunting in the country, I am now prepared to furnish them in any quantity desired. Silk, Muslin and Bunting Flags of all sizes and nations. Flag Boles ornamented and plain. Iron Brackets for a') sizes of Flag Staffs, which may be easily adjusted to window sills. &c. U. S. and State Shields handsomely finished. The Interna tional Centennial Flag containing 39 different National Flags with names attached forwarded to any address on receipt of price, 15 cents The great National Exposition opens May lOib. Be ready to usher in the day in an appropriate and patriotic manner. Prepare for the glorious Fourth. Show your patriotism by decorations woithy of the occa sion, and leave or send your orders and they will be promptly filled by F. A. LEAVITT, 49 1-2 Exchange St., Portland, Me. my» dtf IN EVERY VARIETY. PLAIN TINTS, FRESCO BORDERS, SIOULDINGS. WAINSCOATINGS. VELVET PAPERS, DECORATIONS, BRONZE & GOLD LEAF PAPERS, Satins and White Blanks, AT PRICES TO SUIT TUE TIMES. LOW, SHORT k HARMON. IBPT. W. EMERSON, Paper Hanger, has slate at our store. apll Goodyear’s Pocket Gymnasium. The Mori Complete System OF PHYSICAL EXERCISE Ever Devised for Home Practice. PRICE LIST—No. 1. For children 4to6 yearsSl.OO. No. 2. For Children 6 to 8, *1.11) No. 3. For Chil dren,8 to 10,*1.20. No.4 For Children, 10 to 14, .*1.30. No 5. For Ladies and Children, 14 years and upwards, *1.40. No. C. For Gentlemen of moderate strength, *1 50. No. 7, *2 00 Complete set oi seven, *9 00. No. 7 is fitted with a screw-eye and hook to attach to the wall or floor. Two of this size properly arranged make a complete Gymnasium. Sent post-paid upon receipt ot price. Address Hairs Rubber Store, UNDER FALMOUTH HOTEL. malO _ dtf TO THE PUBLIC. I notice that some one is troubled by a rm fVx^indbirity of names. I never sold a drop y9) ,um in my life, but 1 do think J can PVPr wiI1 sell the Bc»l Oy»tcr» that ever were sold in Portland. ALBERT NEWCOMB HAWES, my7 119 4'ommrrrinl (Street. dll _CLOTHING._ TO GRANGERS, SOVEREIGNS OF INDUSTRY, anti all Olliers who ate interested in the Great and Glorious work of Reformation LEND A LISTENING EAR. With the very best of feelings towards your respective organizations we propose to address a tew words to each individual ot your order, also to the order as a body. The subject we propose to discuss is your method of purchasing goods of RETAIL DEALER*, for immediate use; and while we do not hesitate to say that we hope to derive some benefit from our efforts, we trust at the same time that we may benefit each individual mem ber of yonr order. 4s a body, through a Committee, you make arrangements with cer tain dealers to supply the wants of each member of your society, stipulating that in consideration ot the great amount of custom to be obtained from the order, that a discount of to PER CENT, must be deducted from the “REGULAR PRICES’* ©I the dealer. Tour object in so doing is to obtain your goods at as low a figure as possible, or as near the manulacturer’s price as possible. THIS IS JUST AND WHOLLY RIGHT. But we ask DO TOE obtaiu your goods at as LOW a price as you should under the circumstances. Has a merchant that does business on a principle OTHERWISE THAN ONE PRICE, A FIXED OR STANDARD PRICE 1 Can yon conscientiously say that you are not charged an EXTRA PRICE so as to enable the dealer to deduct the IO PER CENT agreed upon 1 But you say we do not let the dealer know that we are a member of any society until after the “BARGAIN” is made, therefore we gain the 10 PER CENT. We beg to differ, and can prove what we assert. Tou may obtain the desired result THE FIRST TimE, BUT BEWARE OF THE SECOND ! You are known and a price is charged accordingly. We do uot say this through malice or prejudice, but strictly in a pure business view. We Speak of What We Know! We are manufacturers ot clothing on an IMMENSE scale, probably no other concern in America manufactures and sells more clothing than we do in all of our various stores scattered throughout this coun try. Wc buy our cloth tor CASH ot the mills, make it up iuto all grades ot clothing, and sell it directly to the CONSUMER AT A SMALL PER CENTAGE ABOVE MANUFACTURING COST. At the prices we sell our clothing wc could not deduct 10 PER CENT from our prices -A-HsTO XjI'VIE I The tact that we own our Clothing at LESS prices Ilian NINE TENTHS ot other dealers, justifies us iu saying that “FANCY PRICES’* must be asked to admit of so great a deduction. WE CHALLENGE EACH MEMBER OF THE ORDERS To call and compare our GOODS and PRICES with the goods and prices you have seen at other stores. Oar prices are marked on each garment in PLAIN FIGURES, and we defy any and all others, unless having equal facilities, to sell as GOOD Ci.OTHINGfor as low figures as we do. We will venture to say without fear ot contradiction, that there is not a single individual connected with the orders named but what will agree that the When carried out to the LETTER, is not only the MOST FAIR, but the MOST HONORABLE method of doing business. It guarantees EQUAL RIGHTS to all, either YOUNG or OLD. EXPERIENCED or INEXPE RIENCED BUYERS are sure ot obtaining tbeir goods at a uniform price, and are positive ot receiving the full value of their money in vested. This Fact Must be Apparent to all Fair Minded People. Common goods are marked, in PLAIN FIGURES, a LOW PRICE. Medium goods at MEDIUM PRICES. First-class goods at HIGHER PRICES. There is no chance (or MISUNDERSTANDING or MISREPRESEN TATION, the purchaser receives EXACTLY what he pays for. And Under Our System, IF THE CUSTOMER IS NOT ENTIRELY SATISFIED WITH THEIR PURCHASE, OR IF THE GOODS DO NOT FIT. OR IF THEY FIND THAT THEY CAN BUY THEM CHEAPER, RETURN THEM AT ONCE AND EXCHANGE FOR OTHERS OR RECEIVE YOUR MONEY. • That we are not “MIDDLEMEN,” but MANUFACTURERS, and that the CONSUMER comes directly in contact with the Manufacturer when purchasing of us. BEAR IN MIND That we have the LARGEST stock ol to be found east of Boston, and that w'e shall always be happy to see you whether you wish to PURCHASE Of LOOK, and that OUR PRICES are alw ays lower than all other dealers. 0^ B0> Mi ■ ■ m a. U U. d. rloK & UU„ The Great One Price Clothiers, 233 MIDDLE STREET, PORTLAND, ME, AND 16 WEST MARKET SQUARE, BANGOR, ME. * d<f CLOTHING. The B Lives ! GREAT SPECIAL SALE Better inducement than ever before offered ! UNTIL JUNE 1st, and uo longer, we shall sell the following Goods at Prices that are lower than ever before heard o( in Portland. The Goods speak for themselves. Here are the Prices. We shall charge no more and take no less. 100 Spring Coats - $5.00, FORMER PRICE $tO. 25 Spring Coats - - 8.00 FORMER PRICE $10. 400 Business Sack Coats * 3 00 * FORMER PRICE $3. 100 Bnsiness Sack Coats - 4.00 FORMER PRICE $0 300 Odd Cassimere Vests 1.00 FORMER PRICE $1.30. 100 Hard Pan Pants - 1.50 FORMER PRICE $1.73 200 Hard Pan Pants - .75 FORMER PRICE $1.00. aO Snito _ _ i Others charge $£.59 for the game. Will Fit Boys from 3 to 9 Fears. 100 doz. Shirts and Drawers 75c, FORTIER PRICE 91.00. 100 doz. Shirts and Drawers 35c, FORTIER PRICE 75 cent. These are heavy Winter Goods and cheap enough to carry over. 100 doz. Shaker Socks 25 cents, Besides the above we have one ol ilie finest and cheapest stocks of MEN’S, BOB’ ID CHILDREN’S CLOTHING in Portland, and do not forget that we sell the best and most goods at Lower Priees than these SMALL 4 ON< ERNS that talk so much and do so little. Do not buy any Clothing until you have seen what can be found at the GREAT EMPORIUM. J. Burleigh & Go., 189 Middle Street. my6_ dtf The Medicine that Cures —is— VEGETINE. Taking into consideration the character ot its vouchers, the history of its cures aud the immense increasing demand, Vegetine may be fairly en- , titled the leading medicine of the age. For scro'ula in the blood, Vegetine is an in lallible remedy, and no person need suli'er from humors, ulcers, and all diseases arising from impure blood, if Vegetine is used according to directions, i There is not a case of scrofula in existence ttiat Vegftine will not cure, provided, however, the vital functions have not lost their power of action, i all that may be said to the contrary notwithstanding. Vegetine is pleasant to the taste, mild in its in- i fluence, and absolute in its action on disease, as the following unquestionable evidence will show. .. ■ ±'AJLJL> JNJiAKJLiX I $400.00 ! ! January 2, 1875. ( H. It. Stevens, Esq: Dear Sir: When about six months old I was vac cinated. Tbe parties who where vaccinated from 1 the same virus dieu from the humor. Tbe humor spread over me to such an extent that I was rolled 1 in bran to prevent me from scratching my person j The disease finally settled in my head. 1 remained in this condition ahcut twenty years, troubled all 5 tbe time with sores breaking in my head anti dig- ] charging corruption lrom my ear. At this time a small kernel appeared cn my neck, gradually in- I creasing in size until a tumor formed of such im- , mense size 1 could see it by turning my eyes down ward. All this time I was taking vinous* remedies for my blood without any substantial benefit I then went to a prominent physician in Boston, who, during bis treatment of six months, lanced the \ tumor eight times, which cost me nearly $400. This let* me with a rough, aggravated sore, without at all < diminishing the size of the tumor, and in a sickly, feeble connition. 1 consulted another physician in ' Natick, who, after considerable time, succeeded in 1 healing the sore without reducing the size. At this point I commenced to use Vegetine, through the < earnest persuasion of a ftiend. After 1 had taken this medicine about one week 1 expeiienced wonder- ( ful sensations. My whole body seemed to be under- j going a radical change, until, finally, the tumor broke and discharged frightful quantities. From this time 1 it decreased in size until the bunch disappeared, but i my neck still bears the ugly scar3 of the sore and lance. I am now healthy and strong and able to < work every day. I will also mention that I have been an acute suf ferer from inflammatory rheumatism ever since I can ] remember, until commencing the use of Vegetine, when almost immediately all rheumatic pains ceased. ' This statement I volunteer for the purpose of bene- j flting other sufteiing humanity, and you will confer a favor by giving it as much publicity as thought 1 proper. Very gratefully, ; G. M. SAVELS, Ashland, Mass, ( What is Vesetiue ? i It is a conipound extracted from barks, roots and i herbs. It is nature’s remedy. It is perfectly harm less from anv bad effect upon the system. 4 is nour ishing and strengthening. it acts directly upon the blood. It quiets tbe Dervous system It gives you a 1 good, sweet sleep at night. It is a great panacea for our aged fathers and mothers, for it gives them ' strength, quiets their nerves, and gives them nature’s 1 sweet sleep—as has been proved by many an aged person. It is the great Blood Purifier. It is a sooth- J ing remedy for our children. It has relieved and , cured thousands. It is very pleasant to take; avery child likes it. It relieves and cures all diseases orig- < inating from impure blood. Try the Vegetine Give it a lair trial for your complaints; then you will 1 say to your friend, neighbor aud acquaintance, “Try , it; it has cured me.” 1 Report from a Practical Chemist and , Apothecary. oston, Jan. 1, 1874, Dear Sir: This is to certify that I have sold at re tail 154 1-3 dozen (1852 bottles) of your Vegetine ; since April 12, 1870. and can truly sav that it has giv en the best satisfaction of any remedy for tbe com- 1 plaints for which it is recommended that I ever sold. Scarcely a day passes without some of my customers testifying to its merits on themselves or their friends. Iam perfectly cognizant of several cases of scrofulous Tumors bejng cured by Vegetine alone in this vicin ity. > ery respectfullv youiR, m tt « « AI GILMAN, 468 Broadway. To H. R. Stevens, Esq. TT_i* a » . _ _ . » cftuiuu is ooiu uy au l/ruggisis. aprl3__dlwt | SPENCERIAN (steel pens. I For Sale by all Dealers in Stationary. FOR the convenience of those who may wish to try them, a Containing one each of the Fifteen Numbers of the Pens, will be sent by mail on receiptee!? Twenty-_Hre Cents. IVISON, BLAKEMAN, TAYLOR & CO., 138 ami HOOrand St., N. If., ap29 dS&W2w THE PRESS. Wednesday morning, may 10. me. We do cot read anonymous letters and communi cations. The name and address of the writer are in all cases indispensn ole, not necessarily for publication but as a guaranty cf good faith. We cannot nndeitake to return or reseive commu nications that, are not used. Every regular attache of the Press is furnished with a Card certificate countersigned by Stanley T. Pullen, Editor. Ail railway, steamboat and hotel managers will confer a favor upon us by demanding credentials of every person claiming to represent our journal. __ Republican State Convention. The Republicans of Maine and all others who pro pose to support the candidate of the Republican par ty in the pending elections are invited to send dele gates to a State Convention to be.held in 1VOROM BEGA IIA LE, Bangui , Thurndar, Jnne 33, 1870, at 11 A. 31, for the purpose of Dominating a candidate for Gov ernor to be supported at the September election and two candidates for electors of President and attend to such other business as usually comes before such meetings. The basis of representation will be as follows: , Each city, town, and plantation is entitled to one del egate and one additional delegate for every seventy five votes given for the Republican candidate for Governor in 1872. A fraction of forty vote9 over flic number which is entitled to one delegate, will be ac corded a delegate. The Republican State Committee will be in session in the ante-room of the Uall at 9 o’clock the morn ing of the Convention. The usual reduced faies on railroads and steamboats may be expected of which due announcement will be made. JAMES G. BLAINE, Kennebec, Chairman, WILLIAM P. FRYE, Adroscoggin. DANIEL RANDALL, Aroostook. STANLEY T. PULLEN, Cumberland. CHARLES J. TALBOT, Franklin. JOHN D. HOPKINS, Hancock. HIRAM BLISS, JR., Knox. S. S. MARBLE, Lincoln. ENOCH FOSTER JR., Oxford. JOSEPH W. PORTER, Penobscot. E. A. THOMPSON, Piscataquis J. W. WAKEFIELD, Sagadahoc. R. B. SHEPHERD, Somerset. WILLIAM W. CASTLE, Waldo. WM. J. CORTHELL, Washington. JOHN HALL, York. _ Z. A. SMITH, Secretary. Portland, May 4, 1876. j The American Case.. The letter addressed by Secretary Fish to the Secretary of the American legation at London, a copy of which was sent to the House Monday, is a long and exhaustive re ' n vi vuv ^/viubo v uio^uiu JU IvgalU IU LUC extradition of WiDslow, the Boston forger, and defense of the position taken by our government in the matter. It appears that the reason given by Lord Derby in his note to the Washington cabinet the refusal of Great Britain to surrender Winslow is the course of this country in the Lawrence case. In reply to this Secretary Fish calls Lord Derbj’s attention to the fact that this gov srnmeut asked the surrender of Lawrence precisely as it has asked the surrender of all other fugitives, who have been delivered by Great Britain under the treaty of 1842, com plying on its part with the requirement of the treaty, and neither by expression or im plication entering into any arrangement, but simply requiring the fugitive to be delivered to justice. He furthermore asserts that the position of Great Britain is totally opposed to the views recorded in parliament papers, asserted in diplomatic correspondence, and recognized in judicial decisions. The his tory of the several extradition treaties and the practices under them is reviewed at great length. It appears that in both Great Britain and the United States the surrendered fugi tives have been tried for other offenses than those for which they had teen delivered, the rule having been that where the criminal was reclaimed in good faith, and the proceeding was not an excuse or pretence to bring him within the jurisdiction of the court, it was no violation of the treaty or of good faith to pro ved against him on other charges than the particular one under which he had been sur rendered. The Secretary ridicules the right of Great Britain to demaud as a condition of her en gagement to surrender a fugitive criminal, a itipulation not provided in the treaty but isked on the ground of an act of parliament vassed twenty-eight years after the treaty was intered into. As this country recognizes no rower in a British statute to modify a pre. viously existing treaty, Mr. Fish has not felt tailed upon to examine particularly the pro visions of that act: but he mentions that Sreat Britain reserves to herself, while mak ng conditions on this country, the right to ry fugitives surrendered to her for other Times than those set down in the requisition or extradition, or proven by the facts on vhich the extradition is based. Since the tassage of the act of 1870, Great Britain has .btained from this Government some thirteen varrants of extradition, and instituted a nuch larger number of proceedings to obtain xtradition. In no instance has Great Iritain thought it necessary to tender any ueh stipulation as she now asks from the Jnited States, or to present requests for ex radition in any way different from that in vhich they were presented prior to 1870. As regards the particular case of Winslow, dr. Fish is not aware of any intention of rying him for auy offences ol her thau those in which the indictiueuts were transmitted, ,nd for which his surrender was demanded; mt the United States will give no stipulation if which the treaty does not authorize the lemand. He cannot recognize the right of .ny ether power to change at its pleasuie md without the assent of the United States he terms and conditions of an executory greement, in a treaty solemnly ratified be ween the United States and that power, le thinks that the tweuty-seventh section of he British act of 1870 wa3 specially intended o exempt the treaty with the United States rom the application of any of the new con litions or provisions embodied in that act, nd to leave that treaty to he construed and he surrender of foreigners thereunder to be nade as had been previously done. The vast ignorance of the Argus in regard o political history and current events has eceived another illustration. In its issue of L'uesday it informs its readers that “the ar ;umeut of Judge Hoar in the impeachment rial on Saturday was crisp and to the point.” Considering that Judge Hoar made no argu nent Saturday or any other day in the im >eachment trial, and that he has nothing vhalever to do with the case this iuforma ion can scarcely be regarded as reliable. The dci/us evidently labors under the impression hat Judge Hoar is a member of Congress ud a manager in the impeachment trial. It bould go right to work and study up the his ory of this country. The debut of Miss Anna Dickenson at the Jlobe Theatre, Boston, does not appear to lave been a distinguished success. The wel :ome extended to her was warm, the audi ■ nee was kind and sympathetic, aud the crit cs have many nice things to say. But those who read between the lines perceive that Miss Dickenson showed the possession of no great Iramatic ability, and that her cliaracteriza •ion was disfigured by grave faults. The ;>lay, -‘The Crown of Thorns,” is condemned I is wanting in ease, interest, and variety, the lialogue being sometimes stilted and some :imes commonplace, and the action too hur ried. Chables Francis Adams seems to con sider Mr. Blaine the best of the Republican candidates, and says “he has a head of his own, and would have good counsellors, and if elected would doubtless see the necessity of discretion and a sound, patriotic policy.” The fact that Dom Pedro is not a fool is a perpetual surprise to the reporters and cor respondents. Wherever he goes they an nounce with undisguised astonishment that “he manifests an intelligent interest in every thing of importance that is brought to his attention.” Why a man of culture and good parts should be expected to do otherwise is not apparent to most of us. Col. Ethan Allen has met and voted unanimously that he will meet again in con vention at Phdadelphia on the 20th of July. He anticipates a harmonious session. For tunately tor peace these Liberal convocations are not hampered by the two-thirds rule which obtains in Democratic conventions. The conduct of the Direct Cable Company is in marked and favorable contrast with that parsued by the old company. They made no increase of rates for messages while the old line was broken. Political Sews. Not a single Democratic journal has seen Doorkeeper Fitzhugh’s wonderful letter yet. It has been discovered out in Illinois that the Democratic “Little Unknown” is likely to be Congressman Morrison. The President’s last message is the most popular of his administration. The general op'nlon seems to be, that the document gives the Democratic investigators their fill of in formation. The county conventions in Michigan seem to be about equally divided between Blaine and Bristow, with now and then a delegate in favor of giving a complimentary vote to Senator Chandler. The Syracuse Journal doubts if Gov. Til den’s name wiH be submitted to the Demo cratic National Convention, and it thinks ex Gov. Seymour is likely to get the nomina tion after all. It is curious that most of the Democratic journals in the South and West that indorse Tilden are for soft money. Dees this point to dodging the currency question at St. Louis, or do the soft money politicians see through Tilden ? Cincinnati lhetoric borrows a certain gory quality from the principal industry of the town, which is sometimes rather startling. Thus we read in the Commercial that “the butcher knives for the slaughter of Thurman are being whetted on his uncle’s shin bone.” Congressman Landers says he has been lied about. He did not say he should retire from politics, and did not call Gov. Hendricks and other eminent Democratic politicians “skunks.” He seems to be another victim of the irrepressible and iridescent imagina tion of the Cincinnati Enquirer. Ex Senator Tipton of Nebraska has gone over to the Democratic party. He doesn't see any need of keeping up the half way house, the liberal Republican national com mittee any longer, and so he has asked Col. Ethan Allen to drop his name from the roll of that commit'ee. The New Orleans Republican anticipates a dissolution of the copartnership heretofore existing in Louisiana under the style and firm of the Democratic Conservative party, and predicts that, as the Democrats have shown their hands the conservatives will re turn to the Republican party. Tbe chief argument which has thus lar been advanced by the Democrats of Indiana in favor of their candidate for Governor, Congressman Williams, is that he wears blue jean clothes. That is undoubtedly a great recommendation, but his friends should not allow the impression to get abroad that his clothing is the best part of him. The Washington correspondent of the Cin cinnati Enquirer telegraphs: “Democratic Congressmen of Indiana are bluer than Will iams’ blue jeans over the news of the elec tion at Indianapolis. They don’t feel bad be cause there was a riot and several killed, but 4,000 Republican majority is a sad blow. Landers is the only happy man among them.” A little talk begins to be heard in Wash ington Democratic circles about ex-Gov. raimer oi Illinois as a presiuenuai compro mise. The ex-governor was a Democrat before he became a Republican, he fought in the war, the grangers like him, etc. The true inwardness of all which is, that some of the Democratic politicians at the capital are wakiug up to the formidable properties of the Davis movement, and becoming very anxious to head it off. Current Notes. It is becoming more clear every week that the tendency toward inflation and repudia tion is very strong within the Democratic party. Yet men wonder why the independ ents hesitate to trust it l—N. T. Tribune. Blaine and Bristow seems to be a very pop ular ticket in some quarters—notably in Pennsylvania and parts of this State. A good many Republicans begin to believe they want both these gentlemen.—Buffalo Ex press. Senator Morton’s leview of csrtaic matteis of Indiana war history, following soclose upon the Indianapolis electiou, has left a vague im pression upon the Hoosier Democrats that something has struck them. Hendricks and his blue jeans henchmen will not take much interest in subsequent proceedings.—Cincin nati Gazette. For outselves, remembering that in the past elections when a Great Unknown has run, he has shown himself to be a Great No body like Polk and Pierce, tie much piefer a candidate with a record, with convictions, with blocd and brawn, aud not a negative, flaccid, trimming afterthought, taken up at the last moment by a weary convention—NT. Y. Herald. The grand victory in New Hampshire, the reduced Democratic majority in Connecti* cut, the gam of two hundred and eighteen Republican supervisors iu New York, and of about one hundred in Michigan, together with unprecedented Republican gains in the municipal elections this Spring iu the sever al Stales, all point clearly and distinctly to a Republican victory in November.—Albany Journal. Without the aid of a “uuited South” the Democrats cannot look for success; and a “united South” cannot be looked for under fair conditions. Let the voting at the South take place as the voting at the North will take place,—that is, let every man be free to vote as he would vote,—and the Republicans would have more than half the Southern electoral colleges on their side.—Boston Traveller The truth is that in counties largely Dem ocratic the negro, although not whipped, or assassinated, or overawed by actual vioreuce, is cowed into submission because he knows that all the machinery of justice is in the hands of his enemies, who have no scruples in using all its terrors against him. He know be can expect no mercy from white juries. This is done all over the Gull states. They are at peace because the consti'utioual amendments are defied—practically abolished. —Ex-Governor Ames of Mississippi. If the Democracy are successlul in the na tional campaign this year, it will not be be. cause they have the support of any consid erable number of the States which were loyal to the Union during the war ol the re bellion. They count, on the contrary, upon carrying almost solidly the States which at tempted to secede, and which were in open revolt against the government, together with the border States which sympathized with them although not drawn formally into the rebellion.—Albany Express. A gentleman in this city has, wo believe, an autograph letter written by Washington from Mount Vernon to the Secretary of State at Philadelphia, only a few days before the annual meeting of Congress, in which the President remarks that he had entirely forgotten that Congress was to meet so soon and requests his subordinate to prepare the material for his annual message. How joy fully and speedily the present Congress would impeach President Grant if he were guilty of a like apparent neglect of duty.— Hartford Courant. • We believe tbe tecord and the principles ot James G, Blaine to be as pure and as tar above reproach as Mr. Bristow’s; we believe him to be a most finished, practical states man, thoroughly schooled by the great teach er experience, in the knowledge that Is most necessary to a President, and we believe him to be a mau of such masterly ability, devel oped in just the ways and channels leading most directly up to the presidential office, and of such wide repute and almost universal popularity that be stands lorth a representa tive man of his country, and a man most nlting to be placed by the suffrages of the American people in the representative office of the nation.—St, Albans Advertiser, General Conference M. E. Church. Baltimore May 5,1876. To the Editor of the Press : This religious body, which holds a session once in four years, assembled in this city on Monday last. It consists of twelve bishops, three missionary secretaries, two general agents of the cburch extension society, one agent of tbe Freedmans aid society, and two hundred and twenty-three delegates from among the clergy, and 133 lay delegates. This body represents 80 annual conferences, from every Slate in the Union,—and confer ences in Germany and Switzerland, India, and Liberia from abroad. In these conferences there are in tbe aggre gate 1,642,456 church members. 19,287 Sunday Schools, 207.182 teachers and officers, and 1,. 406,108 scholars. During the last four years, there has been an increase of 1732 schools, 13, 203 officers and teachers, and 138,456 scholars. During the same time there has been admit ted to the cburoh 231,610 Dew members and tbe net increase—after deducting toe deaths etc., has been 160,460—and of ministers 1224 — mv .. mv>v wuiuuct vi vuuivucs itpurieu in 1875, were 15,038, aud their estimated value $71,350,234. There were during the last four years 1,193 new churches erected, and their es timated value 314,444.334. During the same period there were 708 new parsonages erected, of the value of 81,944,824, and the whole number of parsonages owned by the church as reported in 1875, was 5,017, of the value 89,731,028. These figures, which are officially reported ia the quadrennial address of the bishops, give some idea of the extent, and influence of this great and powerful church.- As might be rea sonably expected, this general conference em bodies a large amount of ability, and learuing. A glance at the catalogue of delegates, will show no less than nineteen presidents of col leges, and a large number of the most distin guished Divines in the country. Among the laymen belonging to the conference are gover nors and ex-governors of states, members and ex-members of both houses in Congress, with a large sprinkling of distinguished men from the legal profession, from the different par s of the country. Prominent among these are Judges Reynolds, of Maw York; Cooley, of Iowa; Lawrence, of Ohio; Shinkle, ot Kentucky; White, of Pennsylva nia; Hammond, of Illinois; and Walker, of Texas. Among the distinguished visitors are Rev. Drs. Riggs and Pope, from the Wesleyan Church in England; Bishop Carman and Drs. Loundsbeny and Williams, of the M. E. Church, Canada; Rev. Drs. Pierce, Magreder, Duncan Hargrave, Garland anu Myers, from the M. E. Church South; Rev. Dr. Patten, from the Presbyterian Church, and Revds. Scott, Jordan, pettier and Pierrepont, of the Methodist President Church But little business bas been done as yet. ex cept the raising and organizing of the several standing committees. Reports will begin to come in the first of next week. A large num ber of memorials, resolutions and propos M. amendments to the ecclesiastical laws of the church have been alreidy referred. In presid ing tbe bishops alternate, and arrange the matter between themselves. In presiding over this large body it requires nearly as macn par liamentary skill and ability as is required in tbe Speaker’s chair at Washington. Bishops SimpBon and Harris have already exhibited large executive ability in this direction. The sessions of the conference are held in tbe Academy of Music, one of the most splen did audience rooms in tbe whole country. There are 47 Methodist churches in Baltimore, and tbe proverbial hospitality of the Monu mental City was never more clearly demon strated than in the generous free entertain ment given tbe members and visitors attend ing this conference. P. News and Other Items. Friends of Grace Greenwood say that she will soon institute proceedings fur a divorce from her worthless husband. Stewart once remarked that bis ambition was to sell $100,000 worth of goods at retail in oue day at bis] up-town store, hat he bad never been able to go beyood $75,000. At a recent sale of autographs iu Paris, Samuel Adams sold for $12 (60 francs), Hora tio Gates for $16, Patrick Henry for $20. Rob ert Livingston and John Jay each $8, James Madison $10. A significant illustration of tbe world-wide interest in the Centennial is affoided by tbe fact that all tbe principal papers of Australia, —anl there are some very enterprising andable papers published there,—are represented by specal correspondents at Philadelphia Instead of tbe six regular "resting days” in each month recognized from time immemorial the Japanese govern meat has substitutel four, corresponding to the Christian Sunday, and they have aid adoplel the old New England Custom of considering the latter part of Satur day as a time for rest or recreation A New York paper says that Mr. Lewis J. Jennings, late of the Times, will be the editor of a new journal, Republican in politics, which, it is said, W’ll he published in New York, n<xt autumu. It is farther said that a number of well known members of the Union League Club will be interested iu Ibis new newspaper. An interesting consequence of Judge Cart ier's decisiou in tbe Hallett-Kilbourn case is tbe appearance in Washington of Pal Woods, who comes to bring a suit of SJOOfr damages for illegal imprisonment, by order of tbe 42d Coa Porter at Richmond, Va. Ad immense chandelier, 24 feet iu length, haring a spread of 14 feet, and neighing 4000 pounds, has been hung in tbe Art Gallery. It is manufactured of crystal aud gilt, in the Re naissance style, of a special design, to accord with the interior design of the budding. Twen ty large four-light brackets of a style to match this chandelier, are beiog put up there by tbe same firm. Tbe last mauuscrlpts of Voltaire hare fallen into tbe appreciatire hands of Arseue Hous saye, wto samoles them for the Tribune. The thoughts are skeptical, cyuical, shrewd,—here is one that, iu his day, stung: ‘‘Inscription for a print representing beggars: ‘Rax fecit.’” And here is the essence of Voltaire: “We must have a religion without believing in priests' just as we must observe a regimen; without be - lieviog iu physicians.” A Missouri negro who bad pleaded guilty to murder iu tbe second degree, was recautly sen tenced to imprisonment for 9J years. The rea son for this was that uuder the laws ol that state a man sentenced to imprisonment for life may claim aDd get his discharge at tbe end of fifteen years, which w is what the court wan ed to prevent. Still, under the three fourths lule, good behavior will reduce the 90 years to 74, and if the family isof Gen. Washington’s body servants be will live long enough to breathe tbe air of freedom once again. ^ The sinking of the grave of CapL Jack, tbe Modoc warrior, who was hanged aud boriel near Fort Klamath, Oregon, ia 1873, created much speculation iu that neighborhood, last summer, aud, to set all doubts at rost, tbe grave was opened a few days ago aud nothing but an empty pine box was found. It is believed that the bodies of Capt. Jack and the other Indians hanged with him were brought East aud em. balmed,aud that they will soou be found in possession of a showman. Prof. Marsh is as good a judge of idols as be is of army blankets. Mr. Baroum recently left a lot of Central American idols that he had used iu one ol his shows with a New Haven merchant to sell, and Prof. Marsh bought them for #150. Mr. Baroum, uot knowing what bad happened, met the Professor one day, and said he had a lot of old idols for.sale that cost him 81600, but “the fact is,"..said Mr. Barnum

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