Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, May 12, 1876, Page 3

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated May 12, 1876 Page 3
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TTTTr, PBESS. FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 12,187G Tim PBKSS May be obtained at the Periodical Depots of Pe eonden Bros., Marnuis, Brunei ft Co., Andrew Wentworth, Moses, N. B. Kendrick, and Chisbolj Bros., on all trains that run out of the city, At Biddeford, of Phillsbury, At Saco, of L. Hodgdon, At Wateryille, of J. S. Carter. At Bath, of J. O. Shaw. At Lewiston, of French Bros., and Stevens & Co. CITY AND VICINITY Wew AdrfrtiMcmcutft To-I)ny. ENTERTAINRIENT COLUMN. The World’s SenBation—Music Hall. MISCELLANEOUS NOTICES. I>r. Kenison. The RIattresses—George A. Whitney. End of the Railroad Racing Rivalry. NEW ADVERTISERIENTS. Situation Wanted—By a Young Man. Boarders Wanted—Pleasant Rooms. To Let—4 Pleasant Rooms. To Let-L. Taylor. Foreclosure of Mortgage. Notice is hereby given. For Sale—Ingalls Bros. Annual Meeting—N. O. Cram. Silk Neck Ties—Owen & moore. Boarders Wanted—A Man and Wife. I)r. Go well—Removed. A. B. Butler—Dealer. AUCTION COLUMN. Important Auction Sale—F. O. Bailey & Co. Great Sale—T. II. Mansfield. Superior Court. MAY CIVIL AND CRIMINAL TERM, 1876, SVMONDS J., PRESIDING. Thursday.—State vs. Sarah McDonough. Searcl and seizure on appeal from the Municipal Court Officers]found three jugs containing whiskey in ar out-house in the rear of Sarah’s dwelling on Lard street. Harriet S. Ray testified to purchasing half s pint of whiskey of Sarah last February. Defense—I do not own that liquor and do not know how it came there. Other people had keys t( that out-house. I have not sold any liquor for elevei months. At the time Mrs. Ray refers to, she gav< me the money and I went across the street to Johi McMinneman’s and bought her some whiskey. Verdict guilty. Libby, County Attorney. Cleaves. State vs. Alexander Scott (alias Alexander Me Cluskev) and Peter Dean. Indictment for robberv. Nicholas Moore, tho complainant, gives this ac. countfof the affair:—April 28th I received my dis charge from tho United States steamer “Sabine,’* then at Portsmouth. I left there on the same day aud arrived here in Portland about 5 p.m., with about $300 in my pocket; went into Toony’s and got a drink; there met Scotty ana Dean for the first time; they went with me to Brownrig’s, or “Bob Peel’s,” where I engaged board; then we returned to Toony’s and there I treated all hands, some ten in all: handed out a ten dollar bill to the bar tender and he returned me the change; had a game of cards with Scotty, Dean and another man, whose name I do not know; drank there three or lour times, strong liquor; then they fetched me to have a game of pool to a place called McGlinchy’s ; it was not dark at that time; played pool with Scotty and Dean and another lellow; the other fellow “got stuck,” but I paid, and we had more drinks; left McGlinchy’s little after six o’clock; my money was all right then; then we went to Mrs. Shields* and had some pop beer, five or six driaks. I was then tho worse for liquor, but I was not drunk; Scotty sung “Teddy O’Neal” in there; I joined in the chorus; I then took my coat off', because something was said about measuring my breast;Jtbe money was in the coat; I put my coat on immediately without being measured; there was a man there in his shirt sleeves—I do not know his name, but believe he was one of her board ers ; little scrip dropped out of my coat pocket and this boarder picked it up and handed it to me; we then went into Langdon’s; do not know what I did in there; I was kind of senseless and stupid; it was then between 8 and 9 o’clock; from there 1 do not kuow where they .took me; next I recollect was when I was getting a beating in McGlinchy’s and Mur phy’s; one ot the defendants was beating mo and the other was fumbling in my pockets; cannot tell which was beating me or which was searching my pockets, but am sure only Scotty and Dean were about me. H afterwards wont onto the street. Officer Kice then came along, and discovering that I was bleeding badly, took me in charge, and I did not discover I had lost my money, baggage check, dis charge and jack-knife till I arrived at tho police station. Officer Bice and Sterling testified to arresting the defendants after Moore was brought to the station. Sterling testified to searching Dean and finding jack-knife and baggage check in his pockets, and to searching Scotty and finding a discharge paper on him, but no money. Dean testified to being with Moore during all the time testified to by him, but denies that any money was taken from him by himself or Scotty. He says that the row in which Moore got so badly used was commenced by Moore. On trial. Libby, County Attorney. A. W. Bradbury for defendant. municipal Court. BEFORE JUDGE KNIGHT. Thursday.—Geo. W. Dwinal. Breaking, enter ing and larceny. Ordered to recognize to State in the sum of $500. Committed. .Tomi'o Wnrula nt ala Aaaanlf and halforv finml $10 each and costs. Paid. Mattocks & Fox. Strout & Gage. Brief Joltings. The Metropolitan Band of Boston has been secured for July 4tb. ftThe sch. Dreadnaught, Capt Cobb, arrived Sunday at New York, having stocked $2000 worth of fresh mackerel. It is reported that a little boy named Rolfe was ron over at the head of High street Wed nesday night and severely Injured. Chandler’s Band are now rehearsing music for the Lewiston celebration. The city of spindles is to be congratulated on the music they are to have on that occasion. The rain has brought out the grass fresh and green. The water has been let on the fountain in the Hark. When arc we to have some good weather? Oh, when. The meeting of the Womeu’s Temperance Society adjourned from last week will be held Saturday, May 13tb, at 3 p. m.,in Rossini Hall, if it is a fair.day. A full attendance is desired. Passengers and freight for Ellsworth will take the steamer City of Richmond to night for Rockland, connecting with the steamer Charles Houghton. The (gospel temperance meeting at Allen Mission this evening promises to be of more than ordinary interest Besides an address from H, M. Bryant of Lewiston Mrs. Stevens of Deering and other ladies arc expected to be present. Reformed men and others are cor dially invited. The Advertiser last evening noticed the clearance of a brig for Waterville, Maine. Mr. Raymond willjgive his juvenile exhibi tion Tuesday evening at City Hall. The Reform Clubjwilt hold a special meetiog this evening at 7J o’clock. The Museum.—This evening Mr. Wheelock takes a benefit, appearing in “Richelieu.” The occasion should be improved by ail lovers of good acting, for a performance of extraordinary merit may be confidently expected. '‘Riche lieu” will be given this night only. The fol lowingjis the cast: Cardinal Richelieu,... .Joseph F. Wheelock De Mauprat. .H. D. Gale Baradas,. M. B. Snyder Douis XIII,.H. L. Bascomb Gaston (Duke of Orleans).G. T. Ulmer Siervede Beringnen,.Frank Curtis Joseph.A. K. Adams Huger,..B. W. Reed Francois,. .Liz2ic May Ulmer Governor of the Baslile,.F. P. Barton Captain of the Guard,.,., ... .G. W. Elwell Julie de Mortemar..Isadore Cameron Marion de Lorme,. Rose Graham There was a good sale of seats yesterday for “Julius Caesar,” aud a fine audience will be in attendance Monday night. Many good seats are yet to be secured however. CITY AFFAIRS. Hpccinl meeting o! the iTInroi nml Al dermen, A special meeting of the hoard of Mayor aud Aldermen was held at ~i\ o’clock yesterday af ternoon, aud the following business transacted: Victualers licenses were granted to John Wall, H. 15. Shaw, Thomas L. Kimball, T. B. Percy and Charlotte Bartlett. A petition from F. A. Geyer for the same was tabled. A petition was received Irom the Montgom ery Guards askmg for $500 ou the same terms as the same was granted the Mechanic Blues. As the full board was not present the matter was laid on the table until the next regular meeting. A bearing was offered to those who oppose the sewers to be built on Morning and Mayo streets, but as no one appeared to oppose them they were ordered to be constructed. The Auditor’s report was received and refer red to the auditing committee. Permission was granted John Kinsman to erect a wooden building on Spruce street. Petitions presented and referred— Of F G Patterson et als. for sidewalk ou Preble street • of Martiu Regan for continuation of sewer on Canton street. Real Estate Tbansfebs.—The following are the real estate transfers recorded in this county yesterday: Scaiboro—Lots of land from Jonathan Fog; to Stephen and Elijah Libby. Standish—Lots of land froruAlorzo Mose; to Eben S. Burnham. \ The Hnvdu Concert. First Performance of “Theodora’’ ii : America. i- " The renditiou of “Thoodora” by the Ilaydi Association last evening was most successful and onco beard so favorably, this lovely an< noble work of the composer can never be agaii relegated to the neglect which has long been it . unjust fate. The cordial thanks of all who wen fortunate enough to hear it are due to the mu sical knowledgo and enthusiasm of the fricni - of good music at whose suggestion the Hay dns studied “Theodora”; to Mr. Coyle, whose genuine love of what is best in his art ant prompt, wise and vigorous management con. stantly encourage and direct the efforts of the society; to Mr. Kotzschmar, whose appre ciation and delight in music instautly com municate themselves through Lis spirited baton to the forces under his control; and, finally, tc all of the performers who acquitted themselves so faithfully and well. The overture, in G minor, is admirable. It consists of four well contrasted movements, a stately aud impressivo maestoso, an interesting fugue, a simple but exquisitely lovely passage in E flat, which though marked “Trio” has neither of the technical traits of that form of composition, but is in the minuet manner. The Courante which, returning tojthe original key, concludes the overture, is energetic and entirely Handeliau in style. The opening reci tative aud air are allotted to Valens, and a des cription of theso applies equally to all the music of his part. It is large, forcible and warlike, in the grandiose manner, full of superb storms of rage of Handel’s “Polyphemus,”or Harapha— it is indeed in “Ercles vein, the tyrant’s vein,” and gives a Rembrandt-like shade to the pure coloring of the solo music of the other charac ters. Tho part of Theodora is exceedingly beauti ful in its dramatic effect; and the pathos, delicacy and strength of the music allotted to her is one of the most finished delineations of the composer. Her first aria, “Fond, flatter ingworld,”is dignified audexalted. “Angels P.VP.r liritrhf. anrllfai'p ” la fan nrnll Irnnmn 4-a ..aa/1 praise here, for it has long been appreciated as one of the most beautiful of sacred songs. “With darkness deep” is filled with pathos and the accompaniment enforces the expres sion ol the vocal part with full-scored and ex pressive harmonies. “O that I on wings could rise” is a more elaborate air; and, although beautiful in itself, has less interest than the preceding one. In the prison scene with I lid i in us, Theodora’s song “The pilgrim’s home” is at once intense and pathetic, plead ing and forcible. The duet “To thee” is full of courage and exalted tenderness. The duet of Theodora and Irene is well contrasted in its fervor of dramatic characterization, tho loving solicitude of Irene and the hope and resolution of Theodora are a beautiful sketch which Han del was not slow to color with matchless skill. The closing duet of Theodora and Didiinus has an expression of repose and unshaken trustful ness; the voices move together for the most in parallel thirds, giving a harmonic effect of singular sweetness and purity. The part of Irene contains the fioe air “Bane of virtue;” tho pleasing “As with rosy steps the morn“Defend her, heaven,” the expres sion of which seems at times delayed by nu merous notes, and consequently lacking in point and spontaneity. The air “Lord, to thee” is one of the noblest and most beautiful of the many that Handel has written for a con tralto voice—a part to which he has allotted much of his most intense and pathetic music. In the part of Didimus tho air "The rap tured soul” is powerful and exalted, embel lished with the roulades that are familiar to lovers of Handel. “Kind Heaven, if virtue” is an air somewhat in the mauner of the composer’s operatic writing, at once tune ful. strong and natural in the highest degree. “Sweet rose and lily” is tender and melodi ous. Among the airs of Septimius “Descend, kind Pity” is notably lino; “Dread the Fruits of Christian folly” is a florid song,'an excellent specimen of its kind. “Though the honors’’ is vigorous and manly. “From Virtue Springs” is earnest and expressive. Of the numerous recitatives of the oratorio it is enough to say that they are full of the dig! nity, variety of characterization, and beauty of declamation by means of appropriate intervals that are always to be noted in Handel’s writing in this department. The choruses are, in general, less elaborate as they are less numerous, than those of the composer’s weightier oratorios—the “Messiah” ■ “Samson” &c. Tho first chorus “And Draw a Blessing|Down” is spirited. That in which is declared the penalty of refusal to sacrifice to the heathen gods, has a singular interest apart Liuui ito uiciib. -luo urat measures oi it are nearly identical with those of the “Pastoral Symphony” in the “Messiah”; which the dis covery Iwitbin a few years of a manuscript bearing in Handel’s autograph the significant note, “Novena"—as well as the internal evidence of its peculiar measure and rhythm—proves to have been derived from the hymns, which for countless years, it has been the custom of the mountaineers of the country around Rome to sing before the wayside shrines of the virgin, during the nine days (novena) preceding Christ, mas. These days are precisely those, it is well known; of the old heathen Saturnalia—whose pagan license became later Christian liberty, and whose songs A revelry, it is by no means impos sible, were retained—as were some of the curiouj superstitions of that period—unchanged in form but converted to higher meaning. How far this theory of ours is to be credited, it is a* this time, of course, impossible to say; but one thing is sure, that Handel had profound koowl. edge of musical history, and a sublime sense of the fitness of things which gave to his work much of its eternal weight and authority. The remaining choruses of Romans “Queen of Sum mer” and “Venus, laughing from the skies” are spontaneous, brilliant and full of luxuriant gaiety—fit hymns to celebrate the golden myth of the goddess bore of the light foam of the sea. Among the choruses of Chris' tians, “Come, mighty Father,” and All power in Heaven above” are serious and contain much admirable writing. "Go, generous, piou3 youth” is exceedingly beautiful, sympathetic and forms a fine close to the first part of the oratorio. The most important number of the Work is the chorus “He saw the lorely youth.” This is written in three distinct movements; the first of which, plaintive and woeful, re* lates the death of the widow’s son at Nain. The lamenting voices follow each other as if in sad procession, tearful and unlit by any hope—until after a little silence with a sudden change of key and tempo, occurs the words “Else youth, he said.” This brief passage, like a ray of sudden sun—precedes a sunsrb fugue “Lowly the matron bowed.” Too much admiration cannot be given to this wonderful chorus, which the scope of dramatic expres sion and technical treatment combine to make one of Handel’s greatest inspirations. The concluding choiuses “How strange their ends,” and “Oh, Love Divine,” blend loving grief for the sad fate of the martyrs, with hopo and re joicing lor their strength and faith. The part of Theodora was precisely suited to the pure, largo voice and dignified, sincere style of Mrs. Wetherbee. She is a singer who pos sesses the “grand manner” of the traditional school of singing; and hor exquisite finish of execution and noble voice were heard to great advantage. Mrs. Goudy, to whom was given the part of Didimus, sang with marked dramatic effect. Her rich contralto improves constantly in the using, and has a warm, shadowy quality that is Miss Mil like u made her debut as Irene, and sang very sweetly. Her voice gives much promise of future excellence; it is a fresh girlish contralto, with facility in its upper range, and sweet and round in tone. She is evidently well grounded in the elements of music, too often ueglecte 1 by Joung singers; and her care and accuracy of time and phras ing deserve much Jpraise. Study will develop the many good qualities oi this youthful voice. Mr. Coyle sang the music of Valins with great spirit and effect. He possesses the valu able power of losing himself entirely in his part, and singing with an unconstrained and spontaneous force that results most happily. His rich, powerful lasso, fine phrasing and genuine dramatic power were admirably dis played, and arc well fitted to render Handel’s music. Mr. Thurston’s round, mellow tenor and re fined, manly singing were, as always, most de lightful and satisfactory. The recitatives of the Messenger were well delivered by Mr. Jordan. The chorus sang, as is their wont, with ad. inirable precision and intelligence. The effect, as of the muted strings of an orchestra, in the funeral chorus; tho superb harmonic effect in the closing portion of “All power in heaven;’ i and the lovely “Go, gentle pious youth” attes ts! the flno training of the singers in especial points, while each and every chorus was proof o£ their general excellence. Mr. Kotzschmar conducted with his usual fire and spirit. Miss 1 Blanchard’s accompaniments were careful, sympathetic and in every way successful. Her earnest study is rewarding her richly, in an ex ceedingly good technique, and appreciative! ‘ delicate and sufficiently powerful style. [ KAI.lv OF the REFORMER*. Mecond find Closing l»ny of the Rnlly of Hie Reform Clubs—Very IntereMing Meetings at l ily Hull. The rally of the Reform Clubs came to a close last evening after a very profitable session of two days. A praise meeting was held a£ City Hall at 10.J o’clock yesterday morning. The exercises were opened with singing “Nearer my God to Thee;” by tho audience, Eev. Mr Perkins of Casco street church then read the Scriptures and offered a fervent prayer. The audience then sung “The Temperance Light is Breaking.” Short addresses followed from Messrs. Hinckley of Auburn, W. Langley of Bangor, A, T. Hillman of Auburn, G. Smith of Portland, Capt. Choate of Portland, Mr. Carle of the Boston Temperance Album, Messrs. Withington of Bnckfield, Kilby and Webb of Skowhegan, Bryant ot Lewiston, Skillins of Gray, Eev. Messrs. Perkins and Southworth of Portland, Pickles of North Auburn, Messrs. Nichols of Lisbon, Bowers of Portland, Taylor and Emerson of Bowdoinham, Mrs. L. C. Part ington, Mrs. Wilbur aad Mrs. Leavitt. In the afternoon a meeting was held at City Hall, which was fairly attended. The exer cises opened with singing the familiar Corona tion, followed by reading of the Scriptures and prayer by the Chaplain of the Portland Eeform Club. After a formal invitation to the Presi ,1 ~„ .. C *1 _1 li.f . ni. 1 . a uiuvtvuvxtviuiui VIUUO iojm>oc u ucu to take seats upon the platform, JMrs. Clark sung the song beginning "Where hast thou gleaned today.” The opening address was made by the Presi dent of the Portland Club, who said they had met there not to please the high toned, who come out of curiosity or to criticise, but to lift up tbe fallen. Mr. Williams, Vice President of the Port land Club, was called upon and said he was in duced to sign the pledge through the efforts of the club and by moral suasion alone. He was a hater of King Alcohol and a lover of the Lord Jesus Christ. Mr. Webb, President of the Skowhegan Re. form Club, said, he too, like the preceding speaker, became a reformed man through the efforts of these organizations. The Skowhegan Club though but two and one half months old, had 480 names on the iron-clad pledge and 700 on the general pledge. He spoke highly of wo man’s effort in the cause, attributing a large part of its success to her influence. Mr. Skillins of the Gray Reform Club, fol lowed in much the same vein, and saM the more he labored for the cause the more he wanted to. Mr. Dow, President of the Dry Mills Reform Club of Gray, said there could not be fonnd a drunken man in that community. The move ment there had raised many who had been in the deepest poverty from their drinking habits to comfort. Mr. Horton, Vice President of the North Auburn Club, attributed his salvation to the influence of the Reform movement. He sign ed the pledge once, and relying upon upon him self solely he fell. But he had signed it again, and by the help of the Saviour, had been en' abled to keep it. Mr. Taylor of the Bowdoinham Club, said he was glad to be able to return to his home and tell his people that the prospect looked encour aging for Portland. Mr. Langley of the Bangor Club, said he was about played, or in other words, his wind was about gone, he had been booting so much of late. He said that he had labored for twenty four years to reform, but did not succeed be cause he did not go to work in the right way. He impressed upon his audience the necessity of invoking the assistance of God and the dan ger of relying solely on one’s own effort. Mr, Martin Hyer of the Portland Club, said he had suffered for thirty years from the effects of the intoxicating cup. Eighteen months ago he signed the pledge and had been enabled to keep it, and today he was a happy man with a happy family. Mr. McCurdy of the Lisbon Club, said that while he believed in moral suasion, still, he thought there were cases where the whip could be used with profit. After the speeches the pledge was circulated and obtained 61 signers. In the evening an immenso audience gather nrl flllinir nirovir Dnof- in *lt/. Lnll nnJ mnnn turned away for want of standing room. The exercises opened with 6inging “All hail the power of Jesus name.” The hymn was sung with floe effect by the vast audience, inspiring all present. Chaplain Perry of the Portland Club, read the Scriptures and offered prayer. The President stated that each speaker would be allowed but ten minutes as there were a large number to speak. He introduced George E. Smith, Vice President of the Portland Club, as the first speaker of the evening. He gave a recital of his past life, and spoke highly of the labors of the temperance women of Portland. It was through their labors and prayers that .e was induced to sign the pledge. Mr. Hideout of the Lewiston Club, was the next speaker. His remarks were closely listen ened to and he was frequently applauded. C. D. Goodwin of the Buckfield Club, spoke in a very earnest manner and held the closest attention of the audience throughout. Mr. George Facey of the Portland Club, was next introduced. No one can hear him talk and donbt but what his heart is in the work which he advocates. H. M. Bryant of Lewiston, spoke in his usuaj fluent style, and was listened to closely through, out. Mr. Bryant is an able speaker and an able worker in the temperance cause. President Pearson of the Portland Club then told the story of his reformation. Borne who were piesent could testify to the truth of the statement in regard to a certain Christian gentleman who took this man Irom a building near this office in an intoxicated state and car ried him to the Allen Mission, where he signed the pledge, which he has kept to this day. At the close of his remarks an invitation was extended to all to sign the pledge. A large number responded while those on the platform sang temperance songs. Among the number who signed was a man who was under the in fluence of liquor, having a bottle half full of whiskey in his pocket. After signing he flung the bottle out of the window. This incident caused great enthusiasm and many signatures followed. Kev. Mr, Pickles of North Auburn, President Brigham of Buckfield, and several others fol lowed in stirring remark, the meeting continu ing until 11 o’clock. About 300 S'gued the pledgo during the evening. The meeting was the most enthusiastic that has been held in vikj uau mi duiuu iiiLilt* iuo raiiy ua* uctiu very successful, aud will no doubt create a new interest in the temperance canse in this vicini ty. Thero have been $89.78 collected at the several meetings. New Music.—Mr. Ira C. Stockbridge, at No. 15G Exchango street, has just published a lot of new music, among Jwhieh lean bo found the following: A choice selectiion of | popular songs and ballads, by G. W. Marston; Waltzes, by Strauss; Centennial Echos, National airs by Henri [Dare;|“Let us |cross over the River,” song and chorus, words by Alice Hawthorne, music by Sig. Winner; Galveston [Artillery polka, March, by William Kepples; “Any where,” song and chorus arranged by C. E* Harrington; The Vagrants, polks caprico by Frank Van Duzer. Stockbridge has for sale several choice pieces published by other firms, among which is the “Letter in the Candle,” by D. C. Addison, published by Oliver Ditson & Co., Boston; “Dreams of the old Home,” song and chorus, by H. I’. Danks. "A Letter came to me,” song and chorus,>ords|by Thos P.Wirstendorf, music by George W. Pressley; “Just inside the Gates of Gold,” song and chorus, words |by A' W. French, music by D. C. Addison; and “I’ll take you home again, Kathleen,” song and chorus, words and music by Thos. P, Wirsten dorf, published by John {Clark & Co., Cincin. nati, and Root & Sons’ Music Co., Chicago. Collision.—The brig Anna D. Torrey, Capt. Haskell, from Sagua, reports that at 3 o’clock yesterday morning, off Wood Island, sho col lided with the schooner Mary A. Rice and lost flying jib-boom, nad her bows stove, fore-yard aud cat-heads broken, fore-sail and jib split. The schooner had both masts carried away and sprung aleak. The brig lay by the schooner till separated by the fog. When last seen an unknown schooner was towing the Rice. rff Personal. Judge Fox of the U. S. District Court lias been confined at his house for the past two days, with a severe cold. Commodore G. H. Preble, U. S. N., is in the city. Itev. C. F. Dole of Plymouth church has re ceived a call from the First Congregational church at Jamaica Plains. He has not given his answer yet, and it is thought he will accept the call. The Bridgton News has tho following to say of Rev. Mr. Bradlee, formerly of Congress street Methodist Episcopal church in’this city: A very large congregation assembled at the Methodist hor.se lasttSabbath to hear the new pastor, Rev. C. W. Bradlee, late pastor of the Congress street M. E. church, Portland. The hearers were well repaid^for their attendance, by a very able and instructive discourse, from 2d Peter iii. ix., on the theme of God’s love and mercy and man’s responsibility for his own condemnation. At the social meeting in the ovening, the vestry was crowded, and the exer cises were of deep interest. Mr. Bradlee comes to his new charge under pleasant auspices, and both as a man and a minister has created a fa vorable impression. Funeral op Mr. Merrill.—The Portland Cadets headed by Chandler’s band, went out to Falmouth yesterday afternoon to attend the funeral rites of tho ex-Lieut. Henry A. Mer rill. Tho services were conducted by Rev. Messrs. Dole of Portland and Adams of Fal mouth, who made very interesting remarks, referring to the ability^ of the deceased as a scholar, &c. Upon a very pretty casket were placed at the head a magnificent pillow, about 18x14, of white pinks. For a border it had rose buds. The back'was of smilax, and in the centre was the word “Rest”, made of helio trope. It was the offering of tho “class of ’72.” A beautiful wreath with “P. C.” in the centre was the gift of the Portland Cadets, and a wreath of Mayflowers from the Good Templars of Falmouth. A trio sang “Nearer, my God, to Thee,” and “Thy Will be Done”, and the band played “Rest” and “Nearer, my God, to Thee.’’ The pall bearers were three of the Cadets and three of the class of ’72. A large number of friends beside the class and company were present. Lakck.N1'.—Martin Ford, a man known to the police, if not to fame, stele the lobsters an old man was selling and was soon arrested by officers Miles and York. As usual he resisted the officers and drew a large orewd. Jack Fay, who was with Ford and assisted in »uuuvij, nao nucODCU UJ V/lUtCIS X>tJU' Houston, Newcomb and Hanson at liis bouse at 1 o’clock this morning. Humpty Dcmpty.—This ereningthe Hump ty Dumpty Centennial troupe appear at Music Hall. Those who attended the performances given by this troupe a few weeks since will re member them with pleasure and will be sure to advice their friends to attend. On Satur day they give a matinee and an evening per formance. Bo sure to go if you want to see a good show. Gorham.—The Grangers of Gorham are building a fine store for the purposes of their trade. The building stands near the depot and when finished will make a very fine appear ance. A very enthusiastic temperance meeting was held in the Methodist church in Gorham Wed nesday evening. Speakers from Portland and Saccarappa were there and added much to the interest of the occasion. The singing by Mrs. Clark of New York, was very spirited and highly attractive. This Christian lady is doing much for the cause of temperance through the country. The people of Gorham are getting wide awake in this noble cause. More meetings are to follow. Maine Business Notes. Last week Geo. W. Cottrell laid the keel of a 500 ton bark at his yard in Belfast. The vessel will be built to sell. This, we believe, is the only vessel that will be built in Belfast this year. Dinsmoro & Son of Belfast, have leased a new store at Waterville where they propose to open a branch of their extensive boot and shoe business. The new store will be under the charge of Will Dinsmore and is to be opened next week. The Farmington Chronicle says that a sto ck company has been chartered for the manufac ture of the patent shovel handle invented by B. A, Higgins, Esq. The name of the com pany is the Dirigo Shovel Handle Co. It has a capital of $100,000. There is quite a prospect that theicompany will establish their business in Farmington. The directors of the Mechanic Falls Dairy ing Association have elected Mr. Simon Libby as superintendent of their factory for this year._ STATE NEWS. ANDROSCOGGIN COUNTY Daniel Pratt addressed the students at Bates College on Organic Laws. The Journal says: Even to this! A lady at tending a public meeting a few days since had an elegant bow cut from the rear of her dress. Absurd as this may seem, yet it can well be classed among the meanest act. The Evans Rifle Company,of Mechanic Falls sent off its last installment of guns cn the South American contract Thursday. FRANKLIN COUNTY. The buildings of Mr. Joseph Haleyjat Sandy River Pond, were consumed by fire last week, no one being at home but au old lady. She succeeded in saving the cattle that were in the barn. It is believed that the small pox is pretty well closed out of Carthago and Weld at the present time, but not so in Dixfield, there be ing perhaps some dozen new cases breaking out lately, about one-half of which occuned in the village. There has been but one death as yet from the new cases, and that was the wife of Mr. Benjamin Fish, who died May 1. On Thursday forenoon, 27th nit., the dwelling house of Mr. Hannibal Greenwood of Industry was entirely consumed by fire. Mr. G. esti mates his loss at 81000; insured for 8050, KENNEBEC COUNTY. Wednesday; forenoon Charlie, a little son of Alfred Sbaw, Esq., of Augusta, aged five years, fell on the ground while at play, and broke both bones of his left arm just above the wrist Threo young men in Augusta, Thomas Mc Graw, Pres. Swan and Charles Hall, yesterday had a very narrow escape from drowning by the capsizing of their boat ih the Kennebec. The Journal says that the large dry house, with an extensive amount of lumber, belonging to Messrz. D. & H, W. Golder, at Chandler’s Mills, Belgrade, was entirely destroyed by fire on Monday last. Loss 87,000. James M. Robinson has been chosen Presi dent of the Gardiner Reform Club. PENOBSCOT COUNTY. The Democrat says that Carson, the alleged Oldtown murderer, has recently been living at Hampden. Monday last be decided to move back to Milford, but the citizens got track of it, and when the team containing Carson’s goods arrived, they chased it all over town and would under no circumstances allow the things to be left there. They are bound Carson shall not return. The name of Edgar A. Work of Bangor ap peared among the first third in a list; of 70 can didates for admission to the Corps of Cadets at West Point who have passed the Medical and Academic Boards and are to be appointed ca dets in the United States Military Academy. CUMBERLAND COUNTY. The Brunswick Telegraph says that the Bowdoin Boat Club have received au invita tion to participate in a proposed boat race in the river at Lewiston on the approaching 4th of July. SAGADAHOC COUNTY. The project to supply the city of Bath with water by the Holly system seems to meet with the favot of the citizens. WALDO COUNTY. The estate of the late William McGilvery of Searsport, as returned to the Probate Court, is appraised at #333,330. The liabilities of the estate as far as ascertained and estimated are #421,250. Fourteen candidates were initiated into Bel fast Lodge of Gooi Templars at its last meet ing, making its total membership 771—432 fe males and 339 males. A company from Belfast contemplate char tering a yacht and matting a trip to the Cen tennial. A yacht can be chartered for #10 a day that will accommodate a party of twenty. It is proposed to visit New York, Washington and the Hudson, as well as Philadelphia. End of the Railroad Racing Rivalry.— The contest between the railroads from Port' land to Boston came to an end yesterday, by the Maine refusing to continue the contest and running on the schedule time. The Eastern train, however, run on a special arrangement of time, leaving Portland at 1.30, and reaching the depot in Boston', at 4.51, making the 108 miles in 3 hours 21 minutes, including seven teen stops. At Portsmouth and Newburyport the train waited for time in order not to run ahead. At Salem and Lynn crowds of people awaited the arrival of the train, at the latter place nearly 1000 people being in and around the station. Conductor Sauborn run the train and Engineer Johnson the engine from Ports mouth, engineer Waterman on the Portland end. Johnson was presented with a magnifi cent bouquet on his arrival in Boston, and pub licly complimented.by the Superintendent of the road. On and after today the trains on the Eastern,willarrive at 5,15, those on the Maine at 5.20 p.|m. Du. Kekison, who treats successfully corns, bunions, in-growing nails, enlarged joints, warts moles, etc., is stopping at the U. S, Hotel this week, ou his monthly visit. The mattresses that were sold in this city yesterday under the Jname of hair for from 25 to 32 cents per pound, we will sell the same kind for 6 cents per pound. George A- Whitney, No. 46 Exchange Street. Portland, May 12,1876. 3t The horses and carriages to be sold tomorrow can be seen at the mart on Plum street. The catalogues are gotten up very neatly, and con tain a description of 77 carriages and 20 horses. A larger part of the carriages are warranted. The overture to Iphigenia in Aulis, as per formed this week at the Museum by Grimmer’s orchestra, has been splendidly arranged for the piano forte by G. R, Paine. It is published and for sale by Collins & Bux’on, Congress street, opposite Casco. may8tf $3.50 and your old hat will buy a new gtyle summer Silk Hat at A. L. Merry’s 237 Middle street. my6—lw Plants 1 Plants ! Pining ! 500 dz. verbenas at 50c. per dozeD. 55 “ “ “ 75C. •* •• For sale by my 10 cod2w Kendall & Whitney. Kendall & Whitney are selling choice dahlias at $1.50 per dozen. myl0-eod2w Spring debility, languor, lassitude, and that low state of the system peculiar to the spruig timo of the year, are immediately relieved by : the Peruvian Syrup, which supplies the blood [ with the vital principal of life element—iron— I infusing strength, vigor and new life into all 1 parts of the system. Being free from alcohol i its energizing effects are not followed by cor responding reaction, but are permanent. Sold by all druggists. Pamphlets free. • Seth W. Fowle & Sod, Proprietors, Boston. maySeodawlw i Lyon’s Katharion prevents the hair from ; falling out or turning gray, renews its growth [ and giTes strength and vigor. It is delightfully i perfumed, and makes a splendid dressing, ft is the cheapest and most desirable Hair Tonic ever produced. Used by the elite. Price oDly 50 cents. aprlbdeodawly Thousands of testimonials to the efficacy 1 and value of Adamson’s Botanic Cough BaP I sam, can be produced from leadiug citizens of the state. Sold by- all druggists. maySeodlw Studley is uot the man who advertises Mer rimac prints at 5 cents in large quantities, but at the same time he will Bell a good print for that price, and give customers all they want without their bringing an officer of the law with them. MISCELLANEOUS. {“Rock Bottom” AT LAST! All Wool Pants for $3.00 ! Three hundred pairs on our counter, Five hundred in process of Manufacture. $3All Wool $3 The host made PANTALOONS ! The best Fitting, the cheapest and most durable Pant ever offered in this city. FOR ONLY $3.00. You never saw such great Bargains before. YOU NEVER WILL AGAIN J All Wool Pants $3, $3, $3, $3. tfou’l never have a better opportunity to purchase so good a Pant for so little money. ONLY THINK A!1 Wool Pauls for 13. Just what our neighbors charge $5.00 and $5.50 for. Come and see them, they will do you good. C. D. B. FISK & CO., 233 Middle St., PORTLAND. ME. myll tf To All, particularly invalids, spring is a trying season. Indications of sickness should at once be at tended to. Fatal diseases may be caused by allow ing the bowels to become constipated, and tho system to remain in a disordered condition, until the disor der has time to develop itself. An ounce of preven tion is worth a pound of cure, is an old and truthful saying. Therefore, we advise all who aro troubled with the complaints now very prevalent—headache, indigestion, disordered liver, want of appetite, nau sea. or feverish skin,to take, without delay, Scbcnck’s Maudrake Pills. We know of no remedy so harm less and decisive in its action. It at once strikes at the root of the disease and produces a healthy tone to the system. People never need suffer from any dis ease arising from a disordered condition, of tho liver if they would take this excellent medicine when they feel the first indications of the malady. Families leaving home for the summer months should take three or four boxes of these pills with them. They have an almost instantaneous effect. They will re lieve the patient of headache in one or two hours, and will rapidly cleanse the liver of surrounding bile, and will effectually prevent a bilious attack. They are sold by all druggists. jyl4 iuylcodlm3dp&wsn Lawn Mowers. If yon Irani n l.an Jloafr, write for ■pecinl prior. Very tow. FRED ATWOOD, g api28co<1tf_ j. ng;Winlerporf, Me.a U-' NEW ADVERTISEMENTS, 500 DOZEN Silk Neck Ties. The recent Male of Ecru I.aco Tie* has cauned a great decline in Milk goo<N. Tak ing advantage of ihi* we have bought n large (lot of ‘ELEGANT SILK TIES’’ in all Ihe deMirable color*, at about one half the coot of importation. We oiler the entire lot at the popular price of 230 EACH ! Many of these goods are the same as we have been selling for 76c anil $1.00, This is the greatest bar gain iu Ties ever ottered ill the city. Every lady should be sure and supply herself at once, as they will last but a short time. OWEN & MOORE, Congress St., Cor. Browrt. dec29 dtf A. II. HI TLER, D E _zY Tj E R In Chen]) Dress Goods, Black Caslimeres, Alpacas and Brilliantines, Flannels, Children’s i Cloakings. Table Linens. Towels, Napkins, Ladies’ and Children’s Skirts, Full lines Ladies’. Children’s and Men’s Underwear, Best makes In Corsets, Complete assortment Panniers, Bustles and Suspenders, &c., &c. Also a great Variety of Tidies of Applique and Noiing ham Lace, New Patterns for Shams. In Gloves and Hosiery our lines are com plete, including German and French Lisle Gloves so desirable last season. We sell a good Kid Glove for $1.00. We have jnst opened full lines of Trefonsse and Seal Alexandre Kids. There are no better Kids imported than the above We have opened Sun Umbrellas and Parasols in good variety. Also a large variety of Hamburg Edgings and Inser sions, Dress Fringes, Braids, Buttons and other articles too numerous to mention. We offer every article at prices to suit the times. Try us and see. pwapmm'U'TTT.T.v A. B, BUTLER. my 12 d3t Foreclosure of mortgage. NOTICE is hereby given that Theophilus Barba rick, Jr., ot Portland, in the county of Cumber land, state of Maine, on the 30th day of October, A. D. 1861, by his mortgage deed ot that date, recorded in the Registry of Deeds for said county. Book 308, page 551, mortgaged to J. B. Thornton, of Scarbor ough, in said County, a certain parcel ot land, situa ted | in said Scarborough, containing about twenty-five acres. more or less, with the buildings thereon, bounded: Begin ning at the extreme southerly cornerj adjoining and the stream running from Waterhouse Mill, thence by said road east northeast, 65^ rods, to Ira Milli ken’s land, thence by said land northeast 63 rods to Silas Waterhouse’s land, thence by said land east southwest 64J rods to the town road, thence souther ly by said road to the first mentioned bounds, except ing the county road through it; that said mortgage was assigned to me by said Thornton, the 23d March, 1866, as appears by said Registry, Book 34J, page 280; that I claim said land by said mortgage and assign ment ; that said Barbarick is the present owner of the right to redeem; that the condition of said mort gage is broken, by reason whereof 1 claim a foreclos ure of the same. THEOPHILUS BARBARICK. Dated at Scarborough, May 11 tb, 1876. myl2 law3wF WALL STREET SPECULATION. The reliable house of Alex. Frothingham & Co., No. 12 Wall Street, New York, publish a handsome eight page weekly paper, called the Weekly Finan cial Report, which they send free to any address. In addition to a la<rge number of able editorials on finan cial and busings topics, it contains very full and ac curate reports of the sales and standing of every bond, stock and security dealt in at the Stock Ex change or handled by Eastern financiers and capit alists. Messrs. Frothingham & Co. are very ex tensive brokers, of large experience and tried integ rity. In addition to their stock brokerage business, they sell what are termed “Privileges,” or “Puts and Calls,” now one of the favorite methods of legitimate speculation. Their advice is very valuable, ana by following it thousands of people have made fortunes. —New York Metropolis, apl9deoaly DR. GO WELL, Has removed to Mo. 2 Casco Street, Where ho is successfully treating the sick by the use of Dr. J. Clawson Kelley’s Botanic Kerne. dies, iu connection with Electricity and the Health l.ift Cure. Also is Agent tor Dr. Kidder’s Premium Electro Magnetic Battery. Advice free. myl2dtf Boarders Wanted 1 A MAN and wife or two single gentlemen can obtain good board and largo pleasant rooms, at 19 Brown street. myll-d2w* ANNUAL MEETING. THE annual meeting of the ‘‘Temlscoeuta Pine Land Co.” adjourned to meet on WEDNES DAY, May 17tb, at 3 P. M., at office of A. E. Stevens & Co. 1st—For the choice of officers. 2nd—To consider any proposition which may be submitted for the purchase of the property of the Company. 3rd—For the transaction of any other business duly prescated at said meeting. N. O. CRAM, Clerk. X UlllUUU, X,XUJ XX* 1UJXOUIIU NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the subscri ber has been duly appointed and taken upon himself the trust of Administrator of tho estate of JOHN HAMILTON, late of Cumberland, in the County of Cumberland, deceased, and given bonds as tho law directs. All persons having de mands upon the estate of said deceased, are required to exhibit the same; and all persons indebted to said estato arc called upon to make payment to ISAAC HAMILTON, Administrator. Cumberland, May 2, 1876. myl2dlaw3wF For Sale. A GOOD Second Hand Soda Fountain will be sold low for cash. Can be seen at INGALLS BROS., myl2d2w* 13 Preble St. To Let. A PLEASANT rent of six rooms in perfect order; has gas and Sebago. Rent $250, Apply to L. TAYLOR, 178 Commeieial street. myl2-tf To Let. FOUR pleasant rooms in bouse No. 31 Brown St., to a family without children. myl2-tf Boarders Wanted. PLEASANT rooms to let with board by the day or week, at 20 Brown street. myl2-lw* Situation Wanted. BY a young man experienced in book-keeping and general business, would like to get a situation as clerk in any business. Good reference if required. Address X. Y. Z., office of this paper. myl2-eodlw* CHEESE^EIIEESEl 300 Boxes Factory Cheese For Snlc VERY LOW to Close a Con AiKnmento SMITH, GAGE & GO., 92 COMMERCIAL 1ST. mylO d2w STEAMER_ NOTICE. With permission of the officers of the Steamer Mo nongabela. now lying iu the harbor, the Micnm Yacht TouriNt’will run to and from, leaving BURNHAH’M WHARF every pleasant day until further notice from 9 A. M. to 5 P. M. Fare 10 cent* the round Trip. mylO • d3t “CARRIAGE^ A FINE lot of Phaetons and Brewster top Bug gies, buiU of the best material and warranted first class, for sale. Pleasa give me a call before pur chasing elsewhere. F. II. RANDALL, Over Geo. Rose’s Stable on PREBLE ST. my6 dtf Window Frames ! Wliru you cannot IIml what you want and arc in a hurry for Window Frames, call nt BURRO WES BROS’., Where you can hare them at short notice. Cor. Cross and Fore Street. PORTLAND, ME, apl7 deoiltf Ship Owners — and — SHIP BROKERS! will find a convenient place to deposit ballast at Mer rills Wharf. Other Parties having Rock. Earth, Ashe* and the like to dis pose of can do the same. Inquire of Wharfinger or apr28d3mFM&Wis W. S. DANA. MODESTO TUERO, wishes to inform the people of Portland and vicinity that he has re-opened the old stand of Cigars, Tobacco and Pipes, tCO CONGRESS STREET, with an entire Fresh Stock of all kinds of smokers articles, where he will also cairy on his Manufactur ing of C'gars. mySeodtf MISCELLANEOUS. Bailey & Noyes, GENERAL AGENTS — FOR — Cliickering & Sons’ PIANOFORTES Submit the following facts to those who contemplate buying a PIANO, trusting that a more com plete knowledge of the superior advantages possessed by the CHICKERING manufacturers will help to decide all purchasers who want the best. t. The Chickoriug Fianos have been exhibited in competition with the pianos of every well known maker in tho world, and in every instance, without a single exception, have been awarded Honors and Prizes in advance of all Competitors. 2. Nearly Fifty Thousand Chickcring Pianos have been manufactured and sold. Last year Chickcring & Sons manufactured and sold more Pianos by sev eral hundred than any other first-class piano maker in the United States. 3. Chiokering & Sons’ Factory is the largest piano manufactory in the world. 4. All the Vital Points of Improvement in all Pianos now made in America were first introduced by Chickcring & Sons, and subsequently copied or imitated by all other makers In the country, without 5, Every part ot the Chlckering Piano is made in the Chickoting Factory (except, of course, the hard ware used in the pianos, which is purchased by every maker), and the immense force of skilled artisans employed is, and always has been under the personal supervision of Chlckering & Sons. Chlckering & Sons being the largest manufacturers in the world and having the first reputation, have not only been able to employ the best men in the various branches of manufacture, but they have been caused positive inconvenience at times by the number of applications for employment from the best workmen of other makers. 6. A piano is usually a purchase of a lifetime, therefore great care should be used in selection— “The Best is the Cheapest.” Buy of a bouse whose representations can be believed and whose business to-day, at the end of fifty-three years of unexampled prosperity, is larger than that of any other maker and whose pianos are endorsed as The Best by the International Expositions of France and England, aud by the unanimous testimony of the most noted Art Institutions and Artists of the World. Parties living in the State of Maine will find it for their interest to purchase of the Agents, BAILEY & NOYES, EXCHANGE STREET, „ PORTLAND. apr28 eodlm SHIRTS! Ilnlatindricrt Shirts, all fiuishcd, and made of Wamsiitli’. Cottons and nice Linen Bosoms and Cuffs for the low price of $1.25 ! Call and Examine Them. Charles Custis & Co., 493 CONGRESS ST. | ni.v5isdly Brothers Fairbank, 125 Tremont Street, BOSTON. OPP. PARKJT. CHURCH. Our Stock is now complete and embraces the best styles of Foreign and Domes tic Goods that can be found in this city. Satisfaction guaran to every customer in Fit and Finish of Every Garment. mylO eodlm PORTLAND RUBBER TYPE CO., — MANUFACTURERS OF — Rubber Hand Stamps, Name Stamp** for Marking l.inen, Rnbber and Metal Dating Mtnmps,Ribbon Stamps, Meal Preanet) Door Plates, Xfloase Nam bers. Steel Mtamps, Mtoncils, Burning Brands, Baggage and Hotel Checks, Ac. NO. 333 FEDERAL ST., PORTLAND, ME. HaF“Acents wanted. Send for circular. febIStf IF YOU ARE TROUBLED WITH CORNS, BUNIONS! LARGE JOINTS OR INGROWING NAILS you can cure them without using the knife by having your feet properly fitted at the TD_A_1 Ol_CIA_iltlA 'US J Jl. CIA uuui/auu uuuc kjcui c iiimuiu oi« j ap28dtf_H. G. PALMER.R Phaeton for Sale. A GOOD second hand Phaeton made by C. P. Kimball. J ust repaired and in good running order. Can be seen at CARRIAGE MART, Plumb Street. I aplldtf Fred W. Campbell, LANCASTER HALL BUILDING, Over Horse Railroad Depot, Has a pleasant room as above stated and will be happy to wait upon all his old friends and the public in general in all departments of the Hair Dressing Line. jy First CIbmm Work at Popular Prices. my8dtl THE AERATED Oxygen Treatment. A GEN CINE cure for Catarrh, Asthma, Rheuma tism, Dyspepsia, Lung and all Chronic Dis eases is still ottered to all who are afflicted, at 383 Cong res* 8 tree t, Portland, He., Room 3, Cahoon Block, where a large number of testi monials can be seen. Consultation and trial dose free. jal2tf1s&wtfl0 v. w. OSGOOD, TEST MEDIUM, 407 Cumberland 8lreet, Portland, Ale. my2 d2wis# To Let. A SUIT of rooms without board. A pply at No 47 Danfoitli Street. uiy24dtlla AUCTION SALES F. O. BAILEY A CO Auctioneers and Commission Merchants SalnrMu .10 and IT Exchange SI. V. 0. BAILEY. 0. W. ALLBR Regular gale of Furniture and General Mercban awe every Saturday, commencing at 10 o’clock *. n>. Consignments solicited. oc3dt Important Auction Notice. WE have instructions from one of the largest furniture houses in Boston to hold a catalogue sale of ELEGANT NEW FIIRNITIIRE ! Saturday, May S7th. Full Particulars in a few darn. F. O- BAILKY A CO., Anctioueers. myl2.tr BANKRUPT STOCK — OP — CIGARS ! AT AUCTION. AT store corner of Exchange and Middle Street, commencing on SATURDAY, May 13lb, at 10 A. M., and 2J P. M., we shall sell about 100,000 CIGARS, Among which may be found the following well known brands: Flor del Furnas. Trabucas, La Ex ceptions, Flor d’Alma, Nobby. Partagas, Ac., Ac. This is a part of bankrupt stock which we bare re ceived with orders to close at once. Terms hash. LEAVITT A DAILY. F. O. BAILEY A CO., Auctioneer*. myll d3t 20 Country Horses — AND — 75 New Carriages BY AUCTION. On Saturday. May 13tb, commen cing at 10 o’clock A. M., at HORNE & CARRIAGE MART, m. iuui ou, rurtiiiuu, Jie. Will be sold without reserve. OA YOUNG Fresh Horses from the Country, Mvf sound and reliable, suitable for Gents' driving, tamlly and team horses. 75 New Carriages, consisting of full Extension top Carryalls, Standing top Carryalls, Standing top Jump Seats, Top Phaeton on 2 and 3 Springs, Shifting top Box Bug gies, White Chapel top Buggies, Dexter Pattern top Buggies, Open Beach Wagons, Open Concord Wagons, Open Iyer's Pattern Wagons, Express Wagons, Ac. The above Stock will be on view and catalogue ready on and after Wednesday. May 10th: parties intending to purchase a Horse or Carriage this Spring are In vited to examiDc this Stock, as It Is contributed by some of the best Manufacturers In New England sod Maine; every article will be sold without reserve or limit, tor cash. F. O. Bill,EVA CO., Auctioneers. my3 dtd GREAT SALE ! THE HOUSES AND LOTS Advertised lu another column by T. H. Mansfield, will be sold by PUBLIC AUCTION", On SATURDAY, May 20th, at 3 o'clock P. M.; If stormy the following Monday same hour. Terms . easy. The above can be examined any day until aale, myl2td T. H. MANSFIELD. PURSUANT to a license from Hon. Nathan Cleaves. Judge ot Probate, within and tor the County of Cumberland, I shall sell at Public Auction, at my Office, No. 31| Exchange Street, Portland. Maine, on the twenty-seventh day of May, A. D. 1876. at 10 A. M., a certain chose In action, being a memorandum or agreement signed by Adeline B. Buckley anil F.dward M. Buckley, by which the said A. B. Buckley agreed to support the late Oliver Buckley of Deering, during bis natural life,together with all my rights of action as Adminis trator ot the lale Olirer Buckley, under said agree ment. EDWARD W. FOX, ap28dlaw.3wF Administrator of Oliver Buckley. SPECIAL^ SALE. R. S. KALER & CO., No. 259 Middle Street, Will place on Sale Monday Morning in their Retail Department, 1 Case Brown Shades at 93c each. 3 Cases Black, Brown and White at 38c each 3 Cases Black, Brown and White Best at 50c each. 1 Case mixed Shades at SOc each. I Case Leghorn Sailors at 73c each. 3 Cases Trimmed School Hats at 73c each. 1 Case Boys Trimmed Hats at 73c each. This is only about one-half the Retail Price of these Goods. — ALSO — 25 Dozen CANTON HATS in all the desirable shapes for spring and summer at 50c each. These goods retail everywhere for 75c and 91.00. — ALSO — 50 Dozen Imitation Chip and Tape Hals at 91 OO each. The regular Retail price lor these goods is 91.50 and 99.00. Our Entire Stock ot LADIES', MISSES’ & CHILDREN'S Marked Down Nearly One-Hali from the Regular Retail Price. A Large Variety of TRIMMED HATS always on band. Bonuctsand Hats manufactured and Trimmed to order at Short Notice. Black Crape Hats and Bonnets a Speciality. An early inspection re spectfully Solicited. DON’T FORGET"CHE PLACE, H. S. KALER & CO., 259 Middle Street myll (11 w YACHT MEN. IF YOU WANT Galvanized Yacht -AND Boat Trimmings, We manufacture and have in Stock the largest assortment to he foniid in the State, including Inside Iron Strapped Blocks, Anchors, Chains, Windlasses, Row Locks, &c. T. Laughlin & Son, CENTER ST., Portland. CT-Calvawisiiig Done ia the very BIST nAItltEB. apr-.Mtf PAINTS AND OILS. WHITE LEADSTCOLORS AND VARNISHES. Buyers of tho above named good* are invited to call and examine goods and price*. We warrant all articles exactly as represented. tv, tv. whiffle a- CO., myOdlm JI market Wqanre, Partland. LIVE AND LET LIVE IS OUR MOTTO. Groat Reduction in Prices of Laundry Work. Shill* with Bosom* - • 13 trail Collar* ------ 3 “ Pair Cuff* - - - • 6 “ Portland Laundry, 22 Union St. ftp 10 d3nj Wanted. IN a first class Dry and Fancy Goods Store, an experienced, energetic saleswoman, and an active, experienced young man, who can influence city and country trade. No others need apply. Address with real naiheand the names of references, mySisdlw DRY GOODS, Portland.

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