Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, May 13, 1876, Page 2

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated May 13, 1876 Page 2
Text content (automatically generated)

BY TELEGRAPH. MATTERS IN MAINE. Verdict Against the VI nine Central. Bangor, May 12.—In the case of Frye vs. the Maine Central Railroad, a suit brought for the recovery of $'-'0,C00 for violation of a con tract, the jury, after being out three hours,gave a verdict for the plaintiff, plac ng damages at «7,758.T<0. Death of a iiockport Shipbuilder. [Special Despatch to the Press.] Rockland, May 12.—Joshua G. Norwood, a well known shipbuilder of Rockport, aud oue of the founders of the firm of CarietoD, Nor woad & Co., died at that place oo the 9th, aged 60 years. His loss will he keenly felt in both ' business and social circles. A. [To the Associated Press.] Suicide. Hannah C. Norton of Bangor committed sui cide this morning by hanging. Reason un known. Snle of Hotel Vuruituie. The Franklin House furniture will be sold at auction June 8th. FRESHETS. High Water ou the Androscoggin aud Kennebec. Considei able Damage on tlie Connecticut. Floods in the Dominion. On the Audroscoggiu. Brunswick, May 12.—The freshet ou the Androscoggin is the heaviest for seme years. Large quantities of logs are coming down from Lewiston and Lisbou Falls, but no damage has yet been done to the mills or other property here, Lewiston, May 12.—U. G. Filigree & Co.’s main boom broke this morning, letting two million lumber of the falls. A big jam formed at the bridge, and the water in the river rose two inches an hour, till morning. The boom in Lisbon has gone. On the Kennebec. Gardiner, 'May 12.—The water iu the Ken nebec is higher than at any time since 1869. The water covers all tbe wharve3. Some anxity is felt for lumber placed on the wharfs for shipment. The Knickerbocker Ice Co,’s load ing slips at Hallowell and Chelsea were carried away by logs, which cmae down in large uum" bers from a broken boom at Fairfield. Tbe loss to tbe company will exceed ?500. Skowhe gan reports the water falling. At this hour, 5 p. m., it is still rising here on a flood tide. Augusta, May 12.—The water in the river today is higher than it has been before for several years. The only damage done is the invasion of some of the cellars on Water street. The river is full of logs in consequence of the giving way of booms above. Water s'nbsiding. White Biver Juncton, Vt., May 12.—The flood on the Connecticut aod 1‘assumpsic rivers exceed any rise since the great flood in October 1858. All the lowlands and meadows north of here to Barnet, are under water. Wrecks of bnildings quantities of wood, bark, hay, etc., are constantly passing down. Tbe toll bridge at Piermont was swept away last night. The water is up to the chords of the bridges at Fair lee, Tbetford and North Tbetford, and the railroad bridge at Bradford is in danger. The depot iu Bradford is surrounded by water, and several buildings near are flooied. The cattle yards at West Lebanon are par tially insured and tbe town bridge between Lebanon and Hartford is nnsafe. No trains from Newport have arrived since Wednesday night. Several miles of the Connecticut and Passnuipsic railroad track between Bradford and Newburg are three feet under water. In the Connecticut nml Pa»-imip«ie. Lancaster, N. H., May 12.—The water con tinues to rise at the rate of an inch an hour, and already exceeds in height tbe most re markable fretliet known in the vicinity since 1850. Tbe Bostan, Concord and Montreal railroad track is in many places submerged and washed badly. The toll bridge across the Connecticut here and at Northumberland are greatly en dangered and are being loaded with rocks, to keep them from floating. Many dwelling along the river are surrounded with water. Hanover, N. H., May 12.—The Connecticut river has risen tree feet since last night and is still rising. The Piermont bridge has been washed awav, the Lyme bridge is leported giv ing way. The bridge at West Lebanou is two feet above the water but is considered in a dangerous condition. The bridge here is safe, twelve feet above water. Tbe northwestern pertion of Gillette’s paper mill, between White Biver Junction and Norwich, Vt., is washed out. The water is higher than iu the past fourteen years. Farmers have incurred heavy losses. Great excitement exists. Woodsville, N. H-, May 12.—The Connec ticut river is at its height. It is expected that it will commence falling by morniDg. It is impossible to estimate the damage at present. Damage to tbe Passumpsic Bail road will near ly eqnal that of the great freshet of 1869, and should the wind rise as the water goes down it must equal if not exceed it. Over three miles of dump has been washed out between Wells river and Newbury. On the Ottawa. Ottawa. Ont., May 12.—The spring freshet on the Ottawa river continues. Water is now 26 inches higher than ever before. The inter provincial bridge at Portage du Fort was car nett away and several wharves torn up at ChudiDes this morning. The water has risen 7 inches since last night. Despatches from vil lages on upper Ottawa describe the flood as the greatest on record. The people move from honse to house in boats and in many places people are obliged to vacate tbeir houses and seek higher ground. Montreal, May 12.—The water is Mill ris ing in the river. Business is mueh interfered with and trains are impeded, the railroad tracks being submerged. NEW YORK. Charge* Against the Central Pacific. New York, May 12.—A petition has reach ed Washington from the stockholders of the Central Pacific Itailroad asking the Congress ional Committee to sit in San Prancisco during the recess, _ The Detition makes serious allega tions against the management of that compa ny including the statement that the road itself is in a very flimsy condition for travel, and that fraud has marked its construction. Briitsn Black-balled in the Union League Club. At a meeting of the Union League Club last evening, the name of B. H. Bristow was black balled by 12 votes, thus defeating his election as a member of the club. Audg men! Against Tweed. Rochester, May 12.—Judgments for $G,G35, 052 against William M. Tweed were docketed in the county Clerk’s office of this city, yester day, under the judgment obtained in New York city, which affects all the property owned by Tweed in the state. It is believed that Tweed owns much property here. The Moulton-Beecher Case. Poughkeepsie, May 12.—The case of Moul ton against Beecher was argued at the general term this morning. Roger A. Pryor appeared for Moulton, and Mr. Shearman for Mr. Beech er. It was an appeal from Judge Dykman’s decision sustaining a demurrer in the suit for malicious prosecution against Mr. Beecher. The court room was crowded, many clergymen being present. Daring his argument Mr. Pryor alluded in a pathetic manner to Moulton’s position, assert ing that it had Dearly rained him iinancially. Mr. Shearman’s argument was confined close ly to his points. The court took the papers and reserved i ts decision. Crimes and Casualties. Charles N. Palmer’s house at South Adams, Mass., was burned Thursday. Loss $3000, John HoilohaD, who murdered Mr. Russell in Brooklyn, ia 1874, has arrived in that city for trial. M. S. Benton of Boston, is dying at Bellevue Hospital from landanum. Two stages full of passengers were stopped between San Antonio and Kingsbury, Texas, Thursday, and the passengers aud mails rob bed. Rev. George C. Tomlinson, pastor of the Sev enth Day Baptist church in Westerly, It. 1 , died Thursday from au overdose of chloral tak en to induce sleep. sTohn Tfpprl nf Phalmafnril \fnao n.1.„ —. accidentally shot by school boys a few days since is dead. Farm residence of Capt. Cnestsr Pike near Windsor, Vt,, was burned yesterday. Loss $10,000. Anderson, the Wallingford, Vt., murderer, in jail in New Haven, assaulted two of his keepers yesterday, and stabbed one, but not se riously. Merchant H. Wbeedan, who killed a girl in a bagnio in Providence, four weeks since, has been arrested. Ex-Canfederate Generals Eulogize the ‘‘Lost Cause.” ISpeclal Dispatch to the Boston Journal.J Washington, May 12.—The graves of the Confederate dead at Gordonsville were decorat ed with great pomp on Wednesday. Escort duty was performed by about 200 of the sur vivors of the 13th Virginia volunteers (which was in Stonewall Jacksou’s brigade), carrying the state flag and their Confederate battle 1 o’ Jul,al Early. Geu- James Walker and Billy Smith were prouiiuet among tho in vited guests and delivered addresses full of de votion to tbe lost cause. Judge Spear has dissolv ed the temporary in junction obtained by Kufus Hatch against Sid ney Dillon and Jay Gould, restraining them from taking any steps teudiug to the dissolu ion of the Pacific Mail Steamship Co. Fort)-Fourth Congress—First Session. SENATE. Washington, May 12. The chair laid before the Senate a communi cation (rom the Governor of Vermont announc ing that the statute of Go!. Ethan Allen was c impleted and delivered to be placed in the National Statuary Hall; also a communication from the Commissioners of the District of Co lumbia, stating that do discrimination as to color exists in the management of the schools, anu that no additional legislation is required to secure equality in the schools. The roll-call revealed the fact that but 33 Senators were in attendance, (not a quorum.) Mr. Edmunds moved to adjourn, but with drew the motion that absentees might be noti fied. In a few minutes 37 Senators (a quorum) answered. The Senate agreed that wheu it adjourn to day it be to Monday. Mr. Sargentof California, presented a lengthy petition of citizens of California, complaining of various irregularities and mismanagement in the Central .Pacific Railroad, and asking that a joint committee of Congress be appointed to sit in San Francisco during the recess to inquire into the affairs of said company, the firm of Charles Crocker & Co., and the contract and finance company, and asking that all legisla tion proposed by the manager be postponed un til after the report of the Committee on Rail roads. Mr. Boutwell presented a resolution of the Massachusetts Legislature, requesting Condon’s release from an English prison. Referred. After the introduction and reference ot seve ral bills, Mr. Sherman moved to take up the House bill authorizing the appointment of a receiver of national banks and other purposes. Mr. Edmunds said there were but few Sena tors present, and moved that the Seuate ad journ. Agreed to and the Seuate at 12.50 ad jourued till Monday. HOUSE. S. S. Cox was elected Speaker pro tern during the absence of Mr. Kerr. House went into Committee ot the Whole on the postoffice appropriation bill, the question being in regard to abolishing the letter carrier system in cities of less than 40.000 population. The proposed abolition was defeated. After the reading of s few further lines in the bill, Mr. Foster of Ohio, moved to insert an item of $.350,000 additional, for the letter car rier system in cities of less than 40,000 inhabi tants. Mr. Holman of Ind., made a point of order that the time at which such an amendment could be offered was past. The chairman (Springer) sustained the point of order and against that ruling Mr. Foster took an appeal. Tlie committee then rose and the appeal was reported to the House, which laid it on the table, 86 to 64. The House again went into Committee of the Whole and resumed the consideration of the bill. Mr. Foster moved an amendment increasing the item for inland transportation from $14, 500,000 to $15,000,000, specifying it as follows: Transportation by railroads, $8,862,149; by •‘star” routes, steamboats and all other than railroad routes, $6,237,851. He proceeded to explain it. He stated that the plan to ho al lowed was five mills per lineal foot of car room when mails are carried less than 26 miles an hour, and six mills over that rate of speed. Mr. Harrison moved to increase the item by $330,000. After a long discussion all the amendments but that offered by Mr. Holman were icjecte l, and Holman’s was adopted. Without disposing of the bill the committee rose, when Mr. Vance of Ohio, chairman of the Committee on Printing, made a partial re port on the subject of the government printing office. The report states that the Congression al printer has charged for the work of the ex ecutive departments an excess ranging from 30 to 125 per cent, beyond the regular rates; that ; he has been paying more than the ordinary re- j tail market prices for many articles purchased | for the office; that he has invariably purchased t supplies from middlemen, allowing them a ' heavy profit; that priceB paid for labor are greatly in excess of those of other establish ments, while the day’s work is 8 hours against 10 hours in private establishments, and that as at present managed the printing aud binding for Congress and the departments costs more money than it can be done for by responsible private parties. The waste gold leaf for the last seven years, which has been appropriated by the superintendent of the binding depart, ment, is estimated at $4,000,000, The report declares that a system ot unparalleled extrava gance pervades every department of the gov ernment printing office, in regard to the printing of the Congressional Eecord, tbecom mittee is of the opinion that it would be in the interest of economy to remove its publication from the government printing office and give a contract to Mr. Franklin Kives. The report describes the book-keeping to have been of so loose a character as to be entirely unreliable, and says the Congressional printer demonstrat ed fully to the mind of the committee hi9 utter disqualification for the proper discharge of his duties, and that bis subordinates are very little better in that respect than their chief. The internal management of the office is represented as worse, sf possible, than the book-keeping, aud being of such a character as would ruin the most substantial private estab lishment in the country. This managem£nt comprised the lending of machinery and ma terial to private parties, the employment of men on account of political influence who were totally unfit to earn their wages, the payment ui employes wuue auseut at, elections, me Bell ing of records and documents on credit in vio lation of law, the execution of work for private parties, the forcing of balances and the falsifi cation of accounts. In conclusion, the committee expresses the opinion that the work at the government print ing office costs 8500,000 a year more than it would cost if done by responsible private par ties under a proper contract system, and that it is wise to take immediate steps for discontin uance of the office. The committee also recommended that the proposition of Franklin Rives, of the 2d of May, 187(1, for the printing and binding of the debates of Congress be accepted, and a contract entered into to take effect at the beginning of next session, and that the printing and binding for the departments shall be under the control of the heads of those departments, and shall be executed under contract. Report closes with resolutions instructing the Speaker to cer tify the testimony to the district authorities, to the end that the Congressional printer may be indicted and prosecuted, instructing the Ju diciary Committee to inquire whether he is an officer who may be impeached, and instructing the Committee on Appropriations to report in the sundry divil appropriation bill sections for the abolition of the government printing office, and providing for the printing and binding for all departments of the government. The report was ordered to be printed and re committed. Speaker’s leave of absence was extended for ten days. Adjourned till tomorrow. THE CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION Dimiuiahcd Attendance Vcstcrday—Pro* test Against dosing Monday, etc. Pailadelphia, May 12,—The crowd at the Centennial grounds is not as large as yesterday. Work is still going on in the buildings and gangs of laborers are employed on Belfont ave nue in clearing away rubbish, etc. The executive committee of the Women’s Centennial Union met this morning at the wo men’s pavilion and discussed routine matters. Gen. Hawley stated this morning that the list of jurors would be published very soon. The city retains its holiday garb donned on Wednesday—with few exceptions the decora tions on the public and private buildings re main. Independence Hall and.the National Museum are still being visited by large crowds. The city counsel has passed a resolution au thorizing the Mayor to keep the Museum open to the public duriDg the evening. In the Centennial Commission this afternoon Mr. Loriug submitted a resolution extending the time for the reception ot exhibits tor the historical department until June 20th. Adopt ed. The attendance at the grounds to-day was comparatively small, being in the main for eigners. The number of paid admissions amounted to about 10,000. The U. S. Storeship passed the breakwater this morning bringing works of art by Ameri cans from Mediterranean ports. Fifty-three car loads of exhibits, principally from Italy and Germany, arrived to-day, A mass meeting to piotest against closing the exibition on Sundays, will be held to-mor row evening. The Navy Yard Investigation. What it Costs to Find out No thing. New York, May 12.—It is stated that the cost of printing the testimony taken by the navy yard committee will exceed 850,000, and will not be completed until after Congress ad journs. One hundred and eighty-six pages are nrintnd olinnf ttin irittopir noril hut if ia aP I tie value. McKee’s Cgse. Cincinnati, May 12.—A St. Louis special says that the wife of John Leavenworth, de ceased, who was paymaster of the whiskey ring, has made an affidavit that she was pres ent when money passqd, both at her own and McKee’s residence, between her husband and McKee, in amounts reaching thousands of dol lars. She makes this statement to mitigato the punishment of Z Leavenworth, her brother in-law. mETEOBOLOItlCtL. PROBABILITIES FOB THE NEXT TWENTY FOUB HOUItS. Wab Dep’t, Office Chief Signal) Officeb, Washington, 13.C., / May 13, (1 A. M.); For New England, rising barometer, northwest to southwest winds, slightly warmer and clear or clearing weather except lower temperature in the north ern portion. Cautionary signals continue at Eastport. MINOR TEEEORAMS. Offenbach had an immense audience at Gil man’s garden Thursday night, and was greeted warmly. A large convention of reform clubs was held at Lowell yesterday. The prospects of the wheat crop in Kansas as to quantity and quality, are better tbau ever known before. A small boy belonging in New York was tak en Irotu a circas in San Erancisco the other day by the representative of the anti-cruelty society. F O K E l G NT . GREAT BBIl'AIK. Proceedings in Parliament. London, May 12.—In the House of Commons ■onigbt James Grieye, (Liberal), will ask Mr. Uourke, under secretary of the foreigu depart ment, whether an immediate searching inquiry will he made into the alleged capture of the ichooner Clementine by Spauish revenue offi cials aud the killing of one of her crew, with a view to indemnification by Spain of the owuer jf the Clementine, and the relatives of the un fortunate seaman, together with an ample tpology to the British government for repeated usults to her Hag by the Guarda Costas in the vicinity of Gibraltar. London, May 13.—The resolution of It. Smyth iu favor of closing public houses in Ire laud throughout Sunday passed the Commons last night—224 to 1117. The government oppos ed the resolution. Chief Secretary for Ireland, Sir Michael Hicks Beach, offered as a compromise to intro duce a bill during the present session limiting the hours during which the sale of drink is al lowable in Ireland on Sunday. Sir Stafford Nortlmcote advocated this com promise. Messrs. Gladstone, Blight aud L >we support ed the resolution. The Liberals cheered vociferously on the an nouncement of the result of the division. TtIRKEV. 1 lie Proposed Conference of Powers Beklin, May 12.—The rumors of a general European conference on the situation in Tur key are premature, but it is thought probable that the question of holding one will be consid ered, should Turkey herself propose such a course to the guaranteeing powers. The Porte Expresses Regrets. The Turkish Ambassador has been instructed to express to the representatives of tho great powers, the Porte’s deep regret at the Salonica outrage and to give assurances that the guilty persons will he punished. He is also instruct ed to declare that the Porte is willing to moet the wishes of the three Emperors regarding the execution of the programme embodied in Andrassy’s note, aud will raise no objections to the guarantees which may be required by the powers. The Murdered Consuls Still Unburicd. Evening.—A despatch to the lleichsanzeiger confirms the report that the bodies of the mur* dered consuls at Salouica are still unburied. The excitement of the Mahometan population is so great that it would be dangerous to at ♦ omr\f t limit- ftmaral until tlia orrinol nf min. forcemeat of troops and additional foreigu men of-war. The Chancellors’ Conference. Berlin, May 12.—Advices from Constanti nople renoit lliat great excitement prevails there. The ministerial changes, which are un I avorohlfi to the old Tuikish party, make a good impression here, but the retentiou of the minister of war occasions comment. It is understood that yesterday’s conference at Prince Bismarck’s residence resulted in a complete agreement touching the points to be discussed, aud no doubt is entertained but that the other powers will accept the principles laid down. It is expected as a result of the confer ence that a note supplementary to Count An drassy’s will be promulgated, defining the guar antees received of Turkey for the execution of reforms and reserving the right of controlling such execution. Whatever steps be taken, it is believed the throe empires will ask the support of the other treaty powers therein. Russia considers it imperative in view of the agitated state of Turkey, to demand tho adoption of a decisive and energetic course in order to obtain the required guarantees. The Salonic outrage and the reports of the excited state of leeliug in Constantinople will be considered, and prob ably guarantees will also be demanded for the security of the Porte’s Christian subjects and foreigners in the dominions against similar outbreaks of Mahometan fanaticism. A Panic in Constantinople—Fears of u General Massacre. London, May 13.—Tho correspondent of tho Times telegraphs from Constantinople: “A general panic prevails here. The low classes of Mahometans are purchasing daggers and revolvers with money supplied by persons who are plotting the overthrow of the Sultan and the government, and the massacre aud plundering of Christians. The Mahometans insult and threaten the Greeks and Armenians, bidding them prepare for imminent death. Travellers are leaving en masse. The Euro pean residents are sending away their families The presence of European sqnadrous and the organization of a volunteer European militia can alone allay the alarm.” _ • SPAIN. Religious I.iberly Assured. Madrid, May 12.—Congress has passed clause II of the constitution, providing for religious liberty. CUBA. More Rebels—Absent Army Officers Called lo Daly. etc. Havana, via Key West,’May 10.—Five hun dred more rebels have appeared in the jurisdic tion of Colon. Senor Quesada, Spanish collector of Carde nas, is charged with smuggling. Several em ployes of the Cardenas custom house are im Elicated. All will be tried by court-martial ere. Havana, May 12.—Aldarna, agent of Cuba, publishes a decree by the Cuba Chamber of Representatives and the new President of the Cuban republic, calling all absent army otti tfprs to rtnt.v in (Inlia. FROM THE ISTHMUS. Hard Fighting Between Onatemala and Han Salvador—The Fortner’s TroopsVic torions. New Yobk, May 12.—The Panama Star o May 1st says lighting has been going on be tween the troops of Guatemala and Salvador and the losses on both sides has been heavy. The army of Guatemala under Gen. Barrios has been successful in every quarter, having driven the Salvadorians from every field. The ship-of-war General Barrios landed a large force in the rear of City of La Union, which attacked the place, completely routing the Sal vadorians and planting the flag of Gen. Bar rios upon the custom house and public build ings. The victorious army pushed to the inte rior, driving the enemy, capturing many pris oners and causing the utmost demoralization within the ranks of the Salvadorians. At dawn on the 19th tli3 city of San Miguel was captur ed, whereupon the President of Salvador sent a flag of truce and asked to be allowed to make peace offerings. It is understood that Barrios will not treat with him upon other terms than unconditional surrender, The steamship Hon duras was fired into by the troops of Salvador while passing La Libertad. She hove to and received the commandante on board who ins pected the ship and allowed her to depart. It appears from details that five battles were fought, in all of which the Salvadorian forces were defeated. On the 7th of April 2000 Sal vadorians attacked Col. Morralle’s redoubt at the “Platanar,” but were repulsed after five hours fighting, leaving 57 dead, 35 prisoners and 200 Remington guns. The Guatemalan loss was 2 killed and 25 wounded. On the 13th the Guatemalan position at “Apaneca” was at tacked by Salvadorians, who were repulsed and put to flight, leaving 5 prisoners, 37 dead, many wounded, 112 Remington guns and mules, horses, &c. The Guatemalan loss was 1 officer and 5 men killed. On the 14tb Gen. Cruse, the victor of Apane ca, attacked a Salvadorian division of General Francisco Meuendez, of 1000 men. Cruse after a five hours struggle was victorious, capturing a mitralleuse with all its (ammunition and 30 Remingtons. The Salvadorians left 30 dead and many wounded on the field. On the 13th Gen. Pimental gained a victory over the Salva dorians at or near Ahuachapan, their head quarters. The Guatemalans are almost in complete possession of the departments of Santa Ana and Sansonati in Salvador. Gon zales, the Salvadorian commander-in-chief, is near the city of Santa Ana, and Barrios of Guatemala is on the road between Ahnachapan and Santa Ana. The Guatemalan steam trans port General Barrios, landed a large force of Guatemalans rear La Union, which captured that place and marched on to San Miguel un der Gen. Salaris. At Pasaguina on the road to San Miguel, Gen. Briasco with 1600 men await ed them. Gen. Solaris with 1800 men attacked him on the forenoon of April 17th. The battle lasted the 17tb, 18th and 19th. Both parties received reinforcements during the three days. On the afternoou of the 19th Briasco’s commu nication with San Miguel was cut off and his reinforcements were intercepted and whipped. On the 20th at 2 a. m. he escaped through the Guatemalan lines with 200 men. One cannon, one mittrelleuse, some 1500 Remingtons, 00 cases of cartridges and several boxes of specie fell into the hands of the victors. Loss of men on both sides was very great. ben. fndalecio Miranda lias assumed tlie provisional presidency of Salvador by a decree of the 23d of April issued in Sau Miguel. The inhabitants in a public assembly accepted bis presidency, ignoring the authority of Valle and Uodzales. Foreign Notes. M. Ilicard, French Minister of Interior, is dead. The gieat Cheshire stakes were won by Thau der yesterday. The London Times has a warmly congratu latory editorial on the successful opening of the Centennial. Coant Von Arnim denies chat he wrote the pamphlet “Pro lllo Rilo” upon which the charge of treasoo against him is founded. 450 persons have been arrested at Barbadoes. [t is estimated that the damage done by the outbreak will be equal to the entire provision ;rop of the island. A recurrence of the riots is Feared. The reported death of ex-Presidont Domini um of Iiayti on board a French mau-of-war, is not true. He arrived at St. Thomas on the 21st jf April. Hayti is tranquil. The Bulgarian revolution is extending. Vanderbilt and Cardinal McCloskey are im proviDg in health. The Emperor and Empress of Brazil have ;oue to St. Louis. Geo. A. Benedict, one of the proprietors of .he Cleveland Herald, died yesterday. Several gentlemen from a half dozen conn ,ies in Missouri, met at Sedalia Thursday and irganized a greenback party. Lester E. Ross of the Providence Suit, is held n $3000 bail for libelling Mayor Doyle. FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL Porllautl U liolt'Hnle Market. ■ Friday, May lutli.—Sugars are quite strong to lay and are quoted at from 101 to logo for granu latcd aud 9}c for Extra C. i* lour continues dull at following quotations: Superfine 425@ 4 75; Extra Spring at 5 75 @ 6 25; xx Spring 6 50 @ 7 00; Fat’t Spring Wheats 8 25 @ 10 25; Michigan Winter best • • @ 7 25; Low grade Michigan 6 00; St Louis Win ter fair at 7 25 @ 7 75; Winter good 8 25 @ 8 50; do best 9 25 @ 9 75. Pork aud lard are still dull, with but a slight demand. Daily Domestic Receipt*. By water conveyance-1C00 bush corumeal to Cl* W. True & Co. fforeiicn Import*. JOGG1NS, NS. Sebr J W Scott.—180 tons coal to order. __ BomIou Stock Market. * [Sales at the Brokers’ Board, May 12.1 1 PeDoereilManufacturins Co.730 31 Boston & Maine Railroad..100 New York Stock and Money Market. New York. May 12—Evening.—Money market was easy at 2} @ 4 percent., closing per cent. Ster ling Exchange is dull at 487| @ 488 for 60 days and 489} @ 489} lor demand. Imports of dry goods for the week were $758,049; amount marketed $1,030,140. Gold opened and closed at 112}. with sales in the interim at 112}. The rates paid for carryiug were 1 @ 3 per cent.; loans were also made flat. Treasury disbursements $378,000 in gold and $69,883 in silver; 3 per cent, premium was paid to-day for silver. Specie engagements for to-morlow’s European steamer $800,000. Governments were steady. State bonds dull. Railroad mortgages were quiet and lirin. The following were the closing quotations of Gov ernment securities: United States coup. 6s,1881. 122$ United States 5-20*8 1865, old, ex-cup.114} United States 5-20’s,1865, new.118} United States 5-20’s, 1867.120} United States 5-20’s, 1868 do.122} United States new 5’s, ex-int..117 United States 10-40s, coup. 118} Curreucv 6’s.127 The following were the closing quotations of Stocks: Western Union Telegraph Co. .... 66$ Pacific Mail. 20} New York Central & Hudsoq R R.110} Erie. 15} Erie preterred. 19 Michigan Central. 47| Union Pacific Stock. 62} Panama.128 | Lake Shore. 54} Illinois Central. 96 Chicago & Northwestern. 40} Chicago «& Northwestern preterred.59| New Jersey Central. 94} Rock Island. 104} St. Paul. 38 St. Paul preferred. 64} Wabash. 2| Delaware & Lackawanna...108} Atlantic & Pacific Telegraph. 17 Missouri Pacific. 13$ Atlantic & Pacific preterred. 2} The following’were the closing quotations of Pacific Railroad securities: Central Pacific bonds. 106} Union Pacific bonds.104 Union Pacific Laud Grants ex-in.99} Sinking Funds. 91} Boston, Hartford & Erie 1st. 20 Guaranteed. 20 Providence Print Cloths Marked. Providence, May 12.—Printing Cloths market— Printing cloths held at 3f @ 3|c for standard and 64x64 goods, but the sales hardly enough to establish prices. Domestic .Markets. NewIobk, May 12—Evening.—Flour is 5@10c better on low grades of extra, with fair export and home trade demand; receipts 10,959 bbls; sales 17, 400 bbls; No 2 at 2 90 @ 3 40; Superfine Western and State at 4 00 @ 4 40; extra Western and State at 4 90 @ 5 25; choice do at 5 30 @ 5 70; White Wheat Western extra at 5 75 @700; Fancy White Wheat Western at 7 05 @ 7 75; extra Ohio at 4 90 @ 7 00; extra St Louis at 5 15 @ 9 00: Patent Minnesota extra at 6 25 @ 7 30; choice at 7 35 @ 9 50; Southern flour at 4 90 @ 8 50. Rye flour is quiet and un changed. Cornmeal is steady. Wheat is fullv 1 @ 2c better, with good export demand; receipts 17.750 bush; sales of 262,000 bush; 110 @ 119 for No 3 Spring; 1 25 for choice (No 2 Northwestern; 1 22 @ 1 25 for No 2 Milwankee; 28 @ 1 32 for No 1 Spring; 130 for Winter Red Western in store; 144 for White Western; 112 @ 116 for Mired Chicago; 1 15 @120 lor ungraded Spring; 115 @119 for No 3 Minnesota; 116@119 for Mixed Minnesota; 118 @ 1 23 for No 2 Chicago. Rye is steady; Western at 79 @ 80c. Cornis4@lc better, closing quiet; re ceipts 120,560 bush; sales 86,000 bush; 564 @ 574c for no grade Mixed; 604 @60}c for steamer Mixed; 62c for|graded Mixed; 57 @ 62c for ungraded new West ern Mixed; 63 @ 65e for new Yellow Southern; 53 @ 55c for unmerchantable Mixed Western. Oats are steady and active; receipts 59.389 bush; sales 53,000 bush; 39 @ 47c for Mixed Western ana State; 45 @ 52|c tor White Western and State, including New York No 2 Mixed 394 @ 30c; No 2 Chicago at 404 @ 41c; New York No 1 Mixed at 444c. Coffee is quiet and firm. Sugar quiet at 7f to 7|c for fair to good refining; 8c for prime. Molasses steady. Rice steady. Petroleum is quiet and Arm; crude at 8}c; refined at 14c. Tallow is unchanged at 84 @ 8fic. Naval Stores—Rosin is steady. Turpentine steady at 36c for spirits. Pork is firm and held higher; new mess at 2100. Beef is quiet. Cut Meats quiet; middles at 114 for Western long clear; 12 for city long clear, choice; city long dear at 12ic. Lard is firmer; prime steam at 12 624@ 12 80. Freights to Liverpool—market is quiet and steady. Chicago, May 12—Flour is quiet and firm. Wheat is excited and higher and closed with a con tinued upward tendency; No 2 Chicago Spring at 104; No 3 Chicago Spring at 94 © 94|c; rejected at 84 @ 844c. Corn is active, firm and higher; No 2' at 46| @ 47c; rejected at 42 @42Jc. Oats are fairly active and a shade higher; No 2 at 30|c. Rye is firm at 63c. Barley is nsettled and lower at 78c. Pork is active and firm at 20 70 @ 20 75. Lard is moderate ly active and higher 12 324. Bulk Meats are fairly active and a shade higher; shoulders at 7gc; clear rib sides at 10| @ 11c; clear sides at ll}c. Receipts—10,000 bbls Hour. 23,000 bush wheat, 71, 000 bush .corn, 62,000 bush oats. 1900 bush barley, 1,200 bush of rye. Shipments—7,000 bbls flour,92,000 bush wheat, 189, 000 bush qprn, 141,000 bush, oats, 4,400 bush barley, 1,200 bush rye. St Louis, May 12.—Flour—medium grades is scarce and wanted; double extra Fall at 4 50@ 4 85; treble extra Fall at 5 00 @ 5 50. Wheat is firm and unsettled; No 2 Red Fall and No 3 at 1 30. Corn is firmer and inactive; No 2 Mixed at 45Jc. Oats|dull at 33}c. Rye dull; prime in sacks at 65c. Barley—dull and unchanged. Pork is inactive and lower at 21 25 @ 21 50. Lard nominal. Bulk Meats firmer but not quotably higher; shoulders at 7Ac; clear rib and clear sides at 10f@11c. Bacon is firmer but not quotably higher; shoulders at 8Jc; clear rib and clear sides at 11} @ 12|c. Receipts—500 bbls flour, 15,000 bushjof wheat, 28, 000 bush corn, l.OOORbusb oats, 1,000 bush barley 000 bash rye, 0,000 hogs, 0,000 cattle. Toledo, May 12.—Flour is steady. Wheat is firm; No2 White Wabash at 141; No3 at 1284; No 1 White Michigan at 132; No 2 White Micbigau at 123; extra White Michigan at 1404; Amber Michigan at 1 254; No 2 Amber Michigan at 107; No 2 Red Winter at 1 314 ; No 3 Red Winter held at 116,1 15 oflered; do Dayton and Michigan at 111. Corn is firm; High Mixed at 55c; low Mixed at 52Ac; No 2 White at 53Jc; no grade at 50cA. Oats steady; White at 40Ac; Michigan at 36c. Rftp.pints—OO hhla timir 99. OOO hush OThoat K OOO busli Corn, 50,000 bush Oats. Shipments—700 bbls flour, 10,000 bush Wheat, 41. 000 bush Corn, 21,000 bush Oats. Milwaukee, May 12.—Flour is quiet and firm. Wheat is excited and unsettled: No 1 Milwaukee at 114; bard}do at 1 21; No 2 Milwaukee at 1 063; No 3 Milwaukee at 96c. Corn is scarce and higher; No 2 at 48c. Oats are firmer; No 2 is in good demand at 32Jc. Rye is nominally steady; No 1 at 68c. Barley is quiet an{l steady; No2 Spring at 843c; No3 Spring at 52c. Receipts—9500 bbls flour, 38,000 bush wheat. Shipments—13,000 bbls flour, 100,000 bush wheat. Cincinnati, May 12.—Pork is quiet at 20 75. Lard is in active demand; steam at 12@12Jc; kettle do at 13 @ 13Jc. Bulk Meats are steady and in fair demand; shoulders at 7$c; clear rib sides at 10£c; clear sides at 11c. Bacon is quiet and unchanged; shoulders at 8Jc; clear rib sides at 11|c; clear sides 12J. Hogs are firm; common to good light at 6 35 @ 7 35; fair to good heavy at 7 30 @ 7 50; receipts 915 head; shipments 530 head. Whiskey is active at 1 07. Detroit, May 12.—Flour is dull and steady; best at 6 50. Wheat is quiet and held firm; extra White Michigan nominally at 1 40 and 1 321 for No 1 White; No 2 at 119; No 1 Amber 1 27J. Corn is dull; No 1 Mixed at 54c. Oats are quiet at 37c for Mixed. Receipts—1176 bbls flour, 10,000 bush wheat, 1500 bush com, 5,200 bush oats. Shipments—492 bbls flour, 3,500 bush wheat, 0,000 bush corn, 700 bush oats. Cleveland} May 12.—The Petroleum market is in good demand and stronger; standard at 104: prime White at 11£ lor car lots, cash. New Fork, May 12.—Cotton is dull and easier; Middling|uplands 12Jc. New Orleans, May 12.—Cotton market is quiet and easy; Middling uplands 11 Jc. Mobile, May 12.—Cotton marketlis weak; Mid dling uplands at 11J @ llgc. r Savannah, May 12.—Cotton is quiet; Middling uplands 11 9-16c. „?.^f,VEST0N* May 12.—Cotton is dull and nominal; Middling uplands life. AUGUSTA, May 12.—Cotton market is nominal; Middling uplands 11c. Wilmington, May 12 —Cotton is dull and nom inal; Middling uplands 111c. Norfolk,|May 12.—Cotton is dull; Middling up lands lljc. Louisville, May 12—Cotton dull; Middling up lands at llgo. Charleston, May 12.—Cotton is quiet; Middling uplands at 113c. European markets. London, May 12—12.30 P. M.—U. S. 10-40s 1074. Erie 13J. N. F. Central 99. 1.30 P. M.—arie 13|< Liverpool, May 12.—12.30 P. M.—Cotton is dull and unchanged; Middling uplands at 64d; do Or leahs 6 5-16d; sales 8,000 bales, includiug 1000 for speculatiou and export; receipts 4,600 bales, of which 2200 bales were American. , 12.30 P. M.—Cotton market-Cotton futures opened l-32d cheaper, but is now steadier; sales of Middling uplands, L. M. C , May delivery, at 6d; do June and July delivery at 6 l-16d; do July and August deliv ery, at 6|d; also sales of same at 6 5-32d- sales of delfve1ryS6JdPlandS’''L' M' C ’ August a,ul September 1.30 P. M.—Cotton—sales lot middliue Orleans L. M. C., May delivery, 6 l-16d. MARRIED. in -rvttviiiauii. Apru tv 11 sun v. namsaeu auu Mrs. Gidelias Kenney. In South Pans, April 22, Geo. A. Briggs and Mid8 Cora Skillings. In Bristol, April 30, Arthur M. Geyer and Alisa Ida A. Poland. DIED. Intbiscitj, May 12tb, Abbie Prentiss Darling. Funeral services on Monday at half-past two o’clock. In this city, May 12, Geo M. Putnam, aged 37 years 4 months. J [Funeral set vices Suuday afternoon, at 2 o’clock at No. 1 Cotton street. In Brunswick. April 9, Maj. Nathaniel Merriman aged 87 years 5 mouths. In Freeport, April 6, Hezekiah Means, aged 30 yrs and 4 months. J DEPARTURE OF STEAMSHIPS. NAME FROM FOR DATE Andea.—New York...Aspinwall. ..May 13^ Caliiornia.New York .Glasgow May if' Siberia.Boston.Liverpool....Hay 13 Canada.New York - Havre.May 13 City of Richmond .New York. .Liverpool. ...May 13 John Bramail.New York. .Rio Janeiro . .May 15 Wyoming.New York..Liverpool....May 16 Accapulco.New York. .Aspinwall.. ..May 16 Scotia.New York..Liverpool.,..May 17 Columbus.New York. .Havana. Mav 18 Crescent City.New York. .Havana. .. .May 20 Ethiopia.New York. .Glasgow.May 20 Germanic .New York.. Liverpool_May 20 City of Havana.New York. Hav&VCruz.May 23 Alps.New York.. Aspinwall.&cMay 24 Atlas... .New York.. Kingston,&ejJune 1 Miuaanre Almanac**.. .May |,*g. Sun rises.4 40 I High water.3.00 PM Sun sets.7.12 | Moon rises. AM MARINE NEWS. FORT OF PORTLAND. Friday, May 12. ARRIVED. Steamer New York, Winchester, St John, NB, via Eastport for Boston. Steamer Bessie Snow, Easterbrook,Portsmouth, RI. [See Memoranda.! Sch Frank W Emery, Faiker, Philadelphia—coal to Gas Co. Sch Minna Boyd, Kingsbury, Bucksport—wood to Curtis & Davis. Sch Mary A Rice, of Bucksport, tor a port in Con necticut, [See Mem.! Sch H A DeWitt, Manson, Bath for New York. Sch Exact, Parker, Bangor tor Gloucester. CLEARED. Sch L A Johnson, Mahlman, St John, NB, to load tor Philadelphia—J Nickerson. Sch Etban Allen, Blake, Kenuebec, to load for Philadelphia. MEMORANDA. Brig Mary C Haskell, recently ashore on Wells Beach, left here 12th in tow of tug Tiger, for Rock land, where she is to be repaired. The schr Mary A Rice, (of Bucksport) Capt Kent, betore reported in collision with brig Anna D Torrey, oft Wood Island, was picked up 12th by the fishing steamer Bessie Snow, Cap‘JEasterbrook/40 miles SSE Cape Elizabeth, and towed to this port. The schr had evidently been scuttled by the crew before they abandoned her, but the hole was afterward plugged up by another crew who had taken the wreck in tow, but had to leave it. She had three feet water in her hold when picked up, and her masts and rigging, to gether with the sails, are lying on deck. Her cargo consists of large blocks of dressed granite, consigned to a port in Connecticut. The sails, rigging, and other mateiials, saved from the wrecked brig Hattie E Wheeler, have been ship ped to Portland. [FROM MERCHANTS* EXCHANGE.l Ar at New York 12th, brig George S Berry, York Cardenas? Harry Smith, Sagua; sell Delia O Yates, Yates, Matanzas. . Ar at Baltimore 12th, barque Lizzie Merry, Keazer, Cardenas. Ar at Delaware Breakwater 12th, ship Lizzie Mo ses, from Bremen. Ar at Greenock 11th, sch Ariadne, Brown, Port land, (Apl 12.) Cld at London 12th, barque Neversink, New York. Ar at Havana 11th, brig Lena Ttiurlow, Corbett, Philadelphia. Ar at Cardenas 10th, sells Eva May. Andrews, New York; Miranda. Mitchell, and Alzeua, Plum mer, do; A H Waite. Drisko, Philadelphia. Sid 12th, brig Hattie M Bain, Thcstrup, Philadel phia. * DOMESTIC FORTH. SAN FRANCISCO—Cld 9th, shin Grace Darling, Gilmore, Tacoma. NEW ORLEANS—Cld 6th, schs Carrie Jones, Der mott, Utilla; Mary Ellen, Jackson, Bonacca. Cld 10th, ship Northampton, for Havre. MOBILE—Cld 10th, sell Fraconia, Leavitt, [for Philadelphia. PENSACOLA—Cld 9th, sch Maud Webster, Went worth, lndianola. SAVANNAH—Cld lltb, seb Jas A Potter. Ogier, Seville. Sid Oth. sch Cathie C Berry, Seavy, Brunswick. Sid 10th, sch Audio Fuller, Bradford, Satilla River. RICHMOND—Ar Oth. sell K H Odinnie. Crowell. Portland. BALTIMORE—Ar lltb, brig Harrie, Robinson. Havana. PHILADELPHIA—Ar 10th, brig A G Jewett Reed, Havre. Ar 11th, brigs Ernestine, Knight, Matanzas; Lons Reach,Andereon, Cardenas; schsC B Paine, Hilliard Mayaguez; C A Jones, Kent, Gardiner. Cld Dth, sch C H Spoftord, Haskell, Provincetowu Cld lltb, barque Jas E Ward, Payne, Cork; acbf JB Marshall, Barter, Portland; Adriana, Merrill Pawtucket. Ar at Dalaware Breakwater 11th, barque A C Bear from Valparaiso. NEW YORK—Ar 10th, Bcbs Millie Trim, Drink water, Demarara 23 days; Casco Lodge, Pierce, Iron Portland via Bridgeport. Ar 11th, barque Ocean Pearl, Henley, Cardenas schs Charlie Steadman, Duiiton, Port Antonio; Fred die Walter.Spaulding, Baracoa; Mary A Holt, Grant Maracaibo via Bermuda, (where she put in leak} and with loss of sails). Also ar 11th, schs Wm Todd, Wood, Sagua 7 days E V Glover, lngersoll, Georgetown, SC. Ar 12th, brig C C Colson, Gregory, Matanzas; schs Paul Seavey, French, Mayaguez; Carrie E Woodbu ry, Woodbury, Cardenas; Geo Washington. Rod, fir Baracoa; DeliaO Yates, Yates, Matanzas; Astra Haskell, Sagua. Cld 10th, schs Light of the East, Harper, Barbadoci and Port Spain; Jos Farwell, Gregory, Baracoa; Jnc Snow, Seavey, Shulee, NS; Cbas E Sears, Turner Boston. Cld lltb, barque Thos Pope, Soule, New Bedford brig Cascatelle, Sparks, Havana; schs Dresden, Cof fin, Shulee, NS; Gertrud Plummer, Snow, Wellfleet Viola IVfcry, Owen, Portsmouth. Sid 10th, ship Helicon, for San Francisco; barqm Lorena, for Rio Janeiro and Santos; brig Sportsman lor Port Natal. Passed through Hell Gate lOtli, brigs C C Sweeney Cole, New York for Copenhagen; Myronus, Higgins do for Marseilles; schs Bertha J Fellows,Smith, Pori Johnson for Portsmouth; Walter Irving, do tor Sa lem; Bengal, Hall, Rondout for Norwich; Am Chief New York lor Boston. NEW HAVEN—Ar 10th, sch Theresa A Keene Keene, Pensacola. PAWTUCKET—SU1 lltb, sch Forest City, Hodg ins York. PROVTDENCE-S1<111th, fct.s Hyue, Oliver, an, Only Son, Smith, Yew York; Miueola, Fullerton, foi Ellsworth. NEWPORT—Ar 10th, sch F V Turner, Walker Providence tor New York. In port 11th, schs R L Kenney,Tolman, from Rock land; L B Sargent, Sargent, and F Nickerson. Has kell, Providence lor Round Pond ; Telegraph, Clark and Herald. Hall, do for do. VINEYARD-HAVEN—Ar 9th, sets Milwaukee Wallace, Rondout for Boston; Roamer, McFarland Philadelphia fordo; E H Nash, Sawyer, Port John son for Salem; J S Ingraham, Packard, Elizabeth nort tor Bath; J H Crowley, Cotton, Sands Rive'r foi xsew x ora; i* Brauiey, umpman, Bangor ior uo. Sid 9th, brig Alta-Vela; scbs Hattie Baker, Johi S Ingraham, Isaac Orbeton,Cygnus, Flora M Crowly Post Boy, Lamartine. Ar 10th, scbs Bedabedec. Bennett, Port Jobnsoi for Saco; Carrie Alice, Phillips, Rockland via Edgar town for Jacksonville; Cinderella, Hawkins, Port land lor Fire Island. BOSTON--Ar lltb, schs Flora M Crowley, Crowlej Sagua; Arctic, Ginn, Hoboken; America, Colson Rondout. Old 11th, brig Antelope, Ray, Ilarrington,Me; schs Fannie Butler, Warren, Kennebec, to lead for New York; W M Carroll, Gray, Bangor; Alnomak, Clark Rockland. Ar 12th, ship Independence, Strout, Valparaiso brig Richmond, Bryant, Trinidad; schs Isaac Orbe ton, Achorn, Sagua; Flora M Crowley, Crowley, do Below, schs J C Nash, Jos W Allen, Starlight, B .1 Fellows, E & G W Hinds, Am Eagle, R L Taj, H G Bird, and Lizzie Lee. FOREIGN PORTS. Sid tin Palermo 2d inst, brig R M Heslen, Gould New York. Ar at Madeira 1st inst, brig Maurice, Veazie, froir Norfolk. Ar at Cadiz 9th inst, schs Fred 1> Carle, Condon Havre; J S Bragdon, Fletcher, Barcelona. Sid fm Havre 10th lost, ship John Watt, Deshon New York. Sid fm Texel 8th inst, barque C O Whitmore, Pea body, Hong Kong. Ar in Bristol Channel 10th inst, ship Jairus B Lin coln, Lombard, Antwerp for Cardiff, to load for Ric Janeiro. At Rio Janeiro Mch 30, barque Lincoln, Thorn, for New Orleans, Idg. At Port Antonio, Ja, Apl 24, schs Annie Freeman Harris, tor Philadelphia 8 days; Annie R Warner, Lewis, for do or New York. Ar at Trinidad 5th inst. brig Orbit, Nash, from Kingston. Ja. Sid fm Matanzas 9th inst, sch Mary J Cook, Cook, North of Hatteras. Sid fm Sagua 8th inst, brig Rebecca J Paige, Hill, New York; sch L W Wheeler, Bowman, for North ol Hatteras. [Latest by Europen steaamers.] Sid fm Liverpool 27th, Hannah McLoon. Keen, Ma tanzas, (and was off Bar Lightship same day); 28th, St Charles, Smalley. San Francisco. Oft Tuskar 26th, Majestic, from Liverpool for Cal cutta. Cld at London 28th, Norwegian, Rogers, Quebec. Ent out 28th, James A Wright, Morrison, for New Orleans. Passed Dungeness, 28th, I Sargent, from Callao for Antwerp. Ar at Limerick 29th, L M Merrill, Miuott, from New York. Sid fm Falmouth Apl 29th, Tranquebar, Water house, (trom Independence Bay) for Hamburg. Arat Naples Apl 24, L Staples, Hernmau, from New York. Cld at Rotterdam Apl 26, Homeward Bound, Mer riman, United States. Ar at Copenhagen Apl 24, Dirigo, Staples, Java. SPOKEN. April 24, lat 42 19, Ion 39, barque Commerce, from Glasgow for Boston. May 6, lat 27 30, Ion 76 36, sch Tam O’Shanter, fm New York for Abacoa. The Offspring of Dyspepsia. No class of invalids are more to be commiserated than the dyspeptic, since the malady from which they suffer is the parent of a more numerous offspring of tormenting symptoms than any other disease. On the other hand, they are to be congratulated that there is a potent, sale and agreeable botanic remedy *or all the torture that they undergo. Hostetter’s Stomach Bitters powerfully invigorates the cellular tissue of tlie stomach, thus promoting an adequate secretion and How of the digestive juices, vitalizes the shrunken and debilitated lining of the stomach, directs the bile into its true channel, and stimulates the inactive bowels and dormant liver. These radi cal effects are accompanied with the restoration ot appetite, flesh, and sound repose, and the removal ot flatulence, heart-burn, nausea, palpitations of the heart, vertigo, high colored and scalding urine, water brash, headache, and maDy other harassing symp toms of dyspepsia. SPECIAL NOTICES.~ I- 0. 0. P. Ligonia Lodge, No. 5. The members of Ligonia Lodge, No. 5, are re* quested to meet at Odd Fellows Hall, SUNDAY AFTERNOON, at 1 o’clock, to attend the funeral of our late Bro. Geo. AI. Putman. Members of other lodges are cordially invited to attend. Brothers are requested to wear uniform caps. C. E. PIERCE, N. G. C. F. Roberts, Rec. Sec’y. myl3sndlt ^“Sunday Times copy. Bramhall Lodge, K. P. JULY 4th, 1876. Every member of Bramball Lodge who has a uniform, or will parade it furnished with one, will please report immediately to one- ot the following Committee on parade: \V. W. KEMP, Canadian Express Office. JOHN MASSURE, Cor. Congress and Chapel Sts. CHAS. W. BEAN, myl3sn3t 37 Plum St. , B0.4KD OF TRADE. A special meeting of tbe Board of Trade will be held on MONDAY, May 15th, at 3 o’clock P. M„ to consider Reciprocal trado with tbe Canadas, and Buch other matters as may properly come before tlic meeting. Per order, M. N. RICH, Sec’y. myl3 snd2t CAUCUSED. ~ ~ Yarmouth. Tbe Republicans of No. Yarmouth are requested to meet at their Town House in said town on SATUR DAY, the twentieth day of Mav, at 7 o’clock P. M., to choose delegates to attend tbe Dist. Convention to be held in Saco, May 25. By order of TQWN COMMITTEE. North Yarmouth, May 12,1S7U. my!3td SPECIAL NOTICES. Flattering Testimonial for LOKING’.s SPECIFIC from Mrs. Flora W. Bowker, Gen. Supt. Juvenile Temples for the State OF MA83. Lawrence, Mass. DK. CORING—Dear Sir, Having been at times seriously afflicted with that most tormenting of diseases, DYSPEPSIA, and haviug tried and lost faith in the thousand and one remedies prescribed for that disease, I almost despaired of ever being cured cr even helped by any medicinal preparation. While in Loudon, Eng., in 1873, and suffering intensely, I was induced to try Eoriug’s specific, by a lady friend, who brought it with her from the United States. Un like every other remedial agent its effect upon me was gratifying beyond expression—very soon I be gan to feel like a new person—my strength and vigor returned and every symptom ot the disease disappeared. I have given several bottles to my afflicted friends, and in every case beneficial results have followed its use. 1 have an abiding faith in your Mpeciflc, and believe that it will cure ninety-nine cases out ot every hundred, and give relief to the other. Respectfully yours, FLORA W. BOWKER, Gen, Supt. Juvenile Temples tor the State of Massachusetts. CORING’* SPECIFIC, Sold by all the Apothecaries, Price $1.00. Dealers supplied by J. W. Perkins & Co., and W. F. Whipple & Co# niyl3 sndtf FISHING TACKLE, Guns, Revolvers and Ammunition of all kimlM. Agent for Cafliu A Rand’s Orange Powder. Wholesale and Retail. Guns and Fishing Rods repaired. T. B. DAVIS, Corner Federal and Temple Streets, myl3 PORTLAND, HE. sneodSm National Loan Office, (GSTABL1SHED IN ISOS,) No. 53 Middle Street, PORTLAND, ME. Money to loan in sums to suit on Diamouds, Jew elry, Watches, and all valuable personal property at low rates of interest. For sale Diamouds and Jewelry at less than half the original cost. One line Diamond Stud, 1 karat pure white, elegant affair... $65.00 One line Diamond Stud, J karat pure white, 50.00 “ “ “ Ring, 1 karat, old miue stone, 75.00 “ “ “ ladies’ Ring, very handsome. 35,00 and lots of other Diamond Rings, Eardrops and Studs, Gold and Silver Watches, and other Silver Ware at less than half price. apl8snlm* *. *CIIRYVER. DR. THAYER, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, liate of Philadelphia, — CAN BE — CO^CIiTEU FREE OF CHAISE at liis rooms in Mechanics’ Hall Building. The Doctor is a Graduate of both the Allopathic and Homoeopathic Schools, has been in extensive practice for twenty years. Dis eases of the Eye and Ear, Throat and Lungs, skill fully treated. Also Chronic Diseases in all forms. The Doctor’s success in both acute and chronic dis eases, warrants the assertion that he never fail* to cure where a care i» powxtible. Office Hour* tf to 12 A. if I., 1 to 5, and tt deb to 8 F* JH« teblTsneodtt K’OI £ CATARRH Astounding Discovery. Great Rejoicing Over It. I M Spread the glad tidings near and far Till every sufferer hears the sound, Belief is found for the “CATARRH,” And joy and merriment abound. This REMEDY is just the thing To clear the MUCOUS from the head, And very soon relief will bring To those wlio’rc from “CATARRH” most dead. It clears the NASAL passages Of what does oft much trouble cause, And eacli who uses it agrees It brings them back to nature’s laws. ’Tis very easily applied, And tliousauds by it have been blessed, And many who’ve its virtues tried Its “HEALING POWER” have con fessed. ’Tis known as “RIDER’S GERMAN SNUFF,” The best thing for “CATARRH” that’s know n; None of your VILE and WORTHLESS stuff, No CURES by which were ever shown. We’ve tested it and know its worth, So quickly it relieved our head; It should be known in all the earth, And all its fame should help to spread, Till North and South, and East and West, Those who’ve been CURED of the “CA TARRH, Of REMEDIES shall own THIS best, And spread its fame both near and far. R/EDER’S GERMAN SNUFF. For sale everywhere. Price only 35 cents. SMITH, DOOLITTLE «& SMITH, 26 Trent on t St., Boston, Agents for U. S. dec7MW&Ssn6m “It works like a charm.” Renne’s Magic Oil ! This is a purely vegetable, general family remedy Keep t in the house to use in case of emergency. TRY IT INTERNALLY, It cures Colic, Cholera Morbus, Diarrhoea, Cramp, and Pains in the Stomach, Indigestion, Sore Throat, Coughs, Colds, &c. USE IT EXTERNALLY. It cures Neuralgia, Catarrh, Rheumatism, Sprains, Cuts, Bruises, Old Sores, Headache, Toothache, and in fact almost all the aches ami pains human flesh is lieir to. Sold by all dealers in medicines. WM. RENNE & SONS, Proprietors, Pittsfield, Mass J. W. PERKINS & CO., General Agenta, Portland. Me. aul* fcbl7eod&w3in REMOVAL. ®R. SHAW, Has removed to NO. 009 CONGRESS STREET, Opposite Plymouth mj6 tntf SPECIAL NOTICES. CPUCKERING PIANO For wale. Rosewood[cane, seven octave, but little used aud in good coudiliou. Price $JOO. my5sn2w K AILLV, 4M Kxcliauge Ml. JAUNDIOE and B1FIOUMNKMM. Who knows a good lemedy for these disorders? \\e arc assured ATWOOO'N Vegetable, Physical, Jaundice Bittern will ertcct a speedy cure. They have never failed to satisfy all who have used them for Jaundice, Dyspepsia, Bilious ness, etc. Beware of imitations. The genuine has private proprietary stamp ot John F. Henry over the cork. Sold by all dealers, Manhattan Med. Co., proprietors. JOHN F. HENRY, CL KUAN & CO., New York, Wholesale Agents. ap25sn!3tTTh&S&w4t FOREST TAR, “I have never been so fully satisfied with any ar ticle for toilet use as I am with your Forest Tar Soap. It is a perfect shaving soap, yielding a lich white lather that does not dry upon the face, and that leaves it soft and free from the smarting com mon to tender faces after shaving. It is the best ar ticle for the skin I ever used. So says Mr. L. A Alexander, agent for B. O. & O. C. Wilson, of Bos ton. Get a cake of your druggist, or by sending 35 cents to the Forest Tar Co., Portland, Me. octlS •‘•nUm PROPOSALS. _ Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada. Tenders for Stores. Tenders are iuvited for Stores required by the Company on the Portland District of their line during the year commencing July 1st, 1870. Forms of Tender, with list or Stores, can be had on application at the office of the Deputy Storekeeper, Portland. Tenders endorsed “Tenders for Stores” will he received by the undersigned on or before WEDNESDAY, Slst May. JOSEPH DICKSON. General Manager. Montreal, May 1,1876. W&SOt Fuel for Light Station, First District. Office of Light House Inspector, ) First District, } Portland, Maine, April 26, 1876. ) SEALED PROPOSALS will be received at this office until 12 M., oXi the 15th day of June, 1876, for funisbing the Light Honse Establishment, 1st District, with any Fuel that may be called for by the Inspector for the the use of the Light Station in this i district, for the year ending June 30, 1877. Specifications, Form of bid, &c., may be bad at this office. The right to reject any or all bids, or to waive defects, if it is deemed for the interest of the Govern ment to do so, is reserved. HENRY F. PICKING, Comd’r U. S. Navy and L. II. Inspector. my9 eod6t Rations for Rock Light Stations, 1st District. • Office of Lighthouse Inspector, 1 First District, Portland, Me., April 26,187C. f SEALED Proposals will he received at ibis office until 12 M. on the 15th day of June, 1876, for furnishing Rations for Rock Light Stations, 1st Dis trict, lor the year ending June 30th, 1877. Specifications,' Form of Bid, &c., may be. had at this office. The right to reject any or all bids, or to waive de fects, if it is deemed for the interests ot the Govern ment to do so, is reserved. HENRY F. PICKING, Comdr. U. S. Navy and L. H. Inspector. my9 eod6t _ AS> _ FURNITURE EVER OFFERED IN PORTLAND ■nay be found at 46 Exchange St., G. A. Whitney & Co., and at Prices that will astonish every one! Bankrupt Stock OF — 75" 10 PIECES EACH, 300 Marble Top and Library Tables, bought for cash, and will be sold lower than can be bought in this market. too PARLOR SUITS of our owu manufacture, and the cheapest suit we sell upholstered, one half pure Hair. Best suits all pure nair. All ur Furniture put in the best order and delivered free of charge. Our facilities are such for manu facturing and buying that we shall not be undersold. Parties about purchasing will certainly save money by calling on us. Geo. A. Whitney & Co. NO. 46 EXCHANGE STREET. my9 dtt Price Twenty-five Cents. AT ' _ newspaper Advertising. NINETY-NINTH EDITION. Containing a complete list of all the towns in tbe United States, tbe Territories snd the Dominion ol Canada, having a population greater than 5,000 ac cording to the last census, together with the names ot the newspapers having the largestlocal circulation in each of the places named. Also a catalogue of news papers which are recommended to advertisers as giving greatest value fn proportion to prices charged. Also, all newspapers in the United States and Cana da printing over 5,000 copies each Issue. Also, all the Religious, Agricultural, Scientific and Mechanical, Medical, Masonic, Juvenile, Educational, Commer cial. Insurance, Real Estate, Law, Sportlug, Musical, Fashion, and other special class journals; very com plete lists. Together with a complete list of over 300 German papers printed in tin United States. Also, an essay upon advertising; many tables of rates, showing the cost of advertising In various newspapers, and everything which a beginner in ad vertising would like to know. Address OEO. P. ROWELL A CO., 41 Park Row, New York. 807 (U3im Ladies’ Fine Boots! in all the leading style?, including the Seamless Side Lace Boots — in — FRENCH AND AMERICAN KID. Ladies’ Fine Itoots in all Widths a Specialty. Also a line of (ho celebrated Newark llaad Sewcd Work for Gents’ wear. No. 1 Elm Struct. UREBLKDAVlI^’ 1 LEAVITT & DAVIS. (^“Measures taken for Ladies’ and Gent’s boots. apr*20___nit f $10. to #500 leads to tortnne. A I 73 page Book, entitled. Mru and Idioms of Wall lilreel, explaining everything. SENT FREE. tViTX'i lf: Bankers and Brokers, 1‘t llroadway, Nrw W»rk. Juel9eod&wly. U1TY ADVERTISEMENTS City of Portland. IJUOPOSALS will be received until Saturday, May 13th. iual., at 3 o’clock p. tu., tor the de livery ot three hundred thousand (300.000) more or less of good hard burned best quality side walk Bucks, to be delivered from time to time, at such places as may be required by the street department. Also tor the delivery of three thousand (3,000) lineal feet more or less ot Granite Curb atones to be cut six (6) inches top, six (6) inches face ami two and a half (2$) inches back, and joints kept full at least eight (8) inches down, and to l>e from sixteen (16) to t wenty (20) inches deep, the stone to be delivered on the street as required by the Connnbsioner of Streets. Tbo right to reject any or all bids is reserved. Addregs proposals to Chairman ot Committee on Streets, Sidewalks and Bridges. myll__ d3t Notice. PROPOSALS will be received by the undersigned, until Saturday, May 13,1876. at noon, for sup plying the public schools with fuel for the year end ing March 31, 1877, viz: Lehigh coal, well screened, 2240 lbs., to the ton, say 300 tons; also good, sound merchantable hard wood, say 300 cords; also soft dry wood, say 50 cords, all the above to be delivered as, ami when, or ordered in the cellar of the school houses. Proposals may state for wood sawed twice. Proposals not deemed for interest of city will be rejected. Address FRED FOX, School Agent, City Buildiug. Portland, May 8, 1876. mylld3t Notice. 1>ROPOSALS will be received by the undersigned until Saturday. May 13, 1876, at noou, for furnishing the public schools of the city, for the year ending March 31, 1K77, with stationery, includ ing school, blank and class books, ink, letter paper, pens, lead and slate pencils, crayons, and all such olher articles as shall be required for school pur poses. The same to be delivered as called for and directed by the School Agent. The right to reject proposals not in interest for city is reserved. Address FREDERICK FOX, School Agent, myl0d4t City Building. City or Portland. SEALED PROPOSALS will bo received at the Mayor’s Office till Saturday. May 13th, lost., at 3 o’clock P, M., for building a Sewer in Hanover Street across Cumberland Street, through Casco anti Prospect Street, with a branch Sewer in Casco Street to Congress Street, according to plan and speciilca tlons in City Civil Engineer’s Office. The committee reserve the right to reject any or all bids they consider not for the iuterest of the eity. FRANCIS FESSENDEN, Chairman of Committee on Drains and Sewers. ...-■In .Id CITY OF PORTLAND. PURSUANT to orders from the City Council the undersigned Committee on Laying out New Streets will meet on Congress Street near Ellsworth Street, on WEDNESDAY, the 24th day of May, in stant, at 3 o'clock P. M., to hear ail parties interest ed, and there determine and adjudge if pubiio con venience requires the relaying out of Congress Street, between Gilman and Ellsworth Street, and if they sliall so ailjudge, will then and there relay out the same, and tix the damages as required by law. Also,said Committee will meet at the South easterly Corner of Western Cemetery and Western Promenade, on WEDNESDAY, the 24th day of May. inst., at o’clock P. M., to hear all parties interested and there determine and adjudge if public con venience requires that said Western Promenade as delineated on a plan in the City Civil Engineer’s Office, shall be widened and if they shall so adjudge, will then and theae widen said Western Promenade, and fix the damages as required by law. Also, said Committee will meet at Junction ot Grant and Grove Street, on WEDNESDAY, the 24th day of May, inst., at 4 o'clock P. M., to hear all parties interested, and there determine and adjudge if public convenience requires the iayiug out of the continuation of Grant Street throngh land of E. P. Chase and City of Portland, and if they shall so adjudge, will then and there lay out said Street and fix the damages as reqnired by law. Also, said Committee will meet at Junction of Neal and Clif ford Streets, on WEDNESDAY, the 24th day ot May, inst., at 4$ o'clock P. M., to define the lines of Neal and Clifford Streets, and will then and there define and fix said lines. Also, said Committee will meet at Corner of Federal and Pearl Streets, on THURSDAY, the 25th day of May, Inst., at 3 o’clock P. M., to hear all parties interested in the petition ot J. S. Crockett, to discontinue a portion of the east side of Pearl Street, between Federal and New bury, and there determine and adjudged public convenience requires the discontinuance of said Pearl Street, and if they shall so adjudge, will then and there discontinue that part of said Street and fix the damages as required by law. Also, said Com mittee will meet at Junction of Oxford and Washing ton Streets, on THURSDAY, the 25th day of May. inst., at 3J o'clock P. M.,to hear all parties interested in the petition of Moses G. Knight and others, for continuation ot Oxford Streets, trom Washington io North Street, and there determine and adjudge if public convenience requires the laying out ot said continuation ot Oxford Street, and if they shall so adjudge, will then and there lay out said Street and fix the damages as required by law. Also, said Com mittee will meet on Congress Street, near Warren Street, on THURSDAY, the 25th day of May, inst., at 4 o'clock P. M., and hear all parties interested in the petition for a new Street, trom Congress to Adams Street, and there determine and adjudge if public convenience requires the laying out of said Street, and if they shall so adjudge, will then and there lay out said Street and fix the damages as re quired by law. FRANCIS FESSENDEN, 'l SAM’L. WATERHOUSE, | Com. on 1. D. CUSHMAN, f LYMAN M. COUSENS, f Laying out STEPHEN MARSH. | New WILLIAM H. SARGENT, J Streets, my 9__<l2w CITY OF PORTLAND. City Clerk’s Office, I May C, 1876. f NOTICE is hereby given to all parties interested in the petitions tor Sewers in Hanover and Casco Streets, that a hearing will he had on said petitions, at tne Aldermen’s Room in City Building, on MONDAY, the fifth day of June next, at 7j o’clock P. M., and that thereafter they will deter mine and adjudge if public convenience and necessi ties require the construction of said Sewers. Per order, my8dtd H. I. ROBINSON, City Clerk. lew Dress Goods JEST RECEIVED BY E. A. Marrett & Co., COXNIMT1NG3 OF Black Cashmeres, Black Silks, Black Hernanis, Colored Vigonnes — ix — Plain Mixtures, Stripes and Plaids, AND Wc offer for sale ilie LARGEST STOCK aud most CHOICE Styles to be found in the State, all to be sold at the LOWESTPRICES! Purchasers are invited to Examine. EDWIN 1. WIRRETT & It, 185 Middle Street. my8 dtw H. M. Payson& CO., DEALERS IN Government Bonds, State and City Securities, BANK STOCK, &c., 32 Exchange Street. _ oodtf Job Lot of Shirts. We offer a Shin, very nicely made of WnmsuUa Cotton and nice Linen Bosom and Cuffs, and laundried, for $1.25 eaeh. These Shirts are worth $2.50. Come and see them. CHARLES CUSTIS & CO., 493 CONGRESS STREET. my5__ <12w PORTLAND Paper Box Company ! has decided to resume the manufacture of Paper ' Boxes, and has takeu Chambers NO. 48 UNION STREET, where he will be happy to see his old customers. PORTLAND PAPER BOX CO., ap'JMlm* No. 4S Coion wired. Now is the Time to Cleanse Feather Beils. SWEET, clean beds and pillows will prevent sick ness. Beds and pillows throughly renovated by ,iram. at 218 Federal Street, near Temple. Orders left there will receive prompt attention. ap25eodlf WINDOW SHADE S 40c him! ■■pwnrdx, nl PIKE'S, 53 Exchange Street. apr25 dim*

Other pages from this issue: