Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, May 20, 1876, Page 1

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated May 20, 1876 Page 1
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ESTABLISHED JUNE 23, 1862.-Y0L. 13. PORTLAND, SATURDAY MORNING, MAY 20. 1876. TERMS $8.00 PER ANNUM, IN ADVANCE. ENTERTAINMENTS. MUSIC HALL, Monday, Tnesday, Wednesday, — AND — WEDNESDAY MATINEE, MAY 22, 23, 24, FRANK MAYO, iu his charming “Idyl ol the Backwoods,” DAVY CROCKETT supported by full and Talented Company, with New Scenery and Properties. Admission.75c, 50c, 35. matinee Prices t Admission.50c, 25c. jyBoi sheet now open at office of Hail. myl8 dt w -- Presumpscot Park ASSOCIATION ! PORTLAND. ME. Summer Meeting. Jane 14th and 15th. $1400 IN ""PREMIUMS | First Day, Wednesday, June 14th, SMO FOB 3.43 CLASS. 8120 to First, 860 to Second, 820 to Third. Same Day, $400 FOB 3.31 CLASS. 8250 to First, 8100 to Second, 850 to Third. Second Day, Thursday, June 15th, •300 FOB 3.30 CLANS. 8200 to First, $70 to Second, 830 to Third. Same Day. •300 FOB 3.31 CLANS. $350 to First, 8100 to Second, $50 to Third. CONDITIONS, * The above races to be mile heats, test 3 in 5 in har ness, and will be governed by the rules of the Na tional Association, as amended February 1876. Heats in each day’s races to be trotted alternately. A horse distancing the field, or any part thereof, will be awarded but one premium. Under no circum stances will a horse be entitled to more than one premium. Entrance fee 10 per cent of purse, which must ac company nomination. Entries close Tuesday, June 6th, at 11 ?. M,. at Preble House, Portland, and should be addressed to JOHN C. SMALL, - mylSdlf Secretary Presumpscot Park, - OF FURNITURE MR OFFERED IN PORTLAND may be found at 46 Exchange St., 6. A. Whitney & Co., and al Prices that will astonish every one! Bankrupt Stock OF — l Walnut dull Sets, 10 PIECES EACH, 300 Marble Top and Library Tables, bought lor cash, and will be sold lower man can oc oougui vn mis market. lOO PARLOR SUITS of our own manufacture, and tlie cheapest suit we sell upholstered, one halt pure Hair. Best suits all pure Hair. AH ur Furniture put in the best order and delivered tree of charge. Our faculties are such for manu facturing and buying tbat we shall not be undersold. Parties about purchasing will certainly save money by calling on ns. Geo. A. Whitney & Co. NO. 46 EXCHANGE STREET. my9fit t PORTLAND RUBBER TYPE CO., — MANUFACTURERS OF — Rubber Hand Stamps, Name Mtampa for marking Linen, Rubber and metal Dating Stamps,Ribbon Mtampa, Meal Presses, Door Platen, House Num bers. Steel Stamps, Stencils. Burning Brands, Baggage and Hotel Checks, Arc. NO. 232 FEDERAL ST., PORTLAND. ME. Agents wanted. Send for circular. fel>15tf IF YOU ARE TROUBLED WITH CORNS, BUNIONS! LARGE JOINTS OK INGROWING NAILS you can cure them without using tlie Knife by having ydlir feet properly fitted at the Boot and Shoe Store 230 Middle St. ap28dtf M. G PALMER. $3.50 and your old Hat will buy a NEW STYLE SUMMER Silk _ . Hat at A L.MEKRY’S _4 ■V • uaawvttv un VVtJ M&IOt sign of the Gold my16dtt | Hat. LIVE AND LET UYE IS OUR MOTTO. Great Reduction in Pi ices of Laundry Work. Mb ill. wilh HoNomi - - 111 cents Collars.3 “ Pair Caffs ..... « “ Portland Laundry, 22 Union St. ajilO <i3m SI01S |IIiWA street. DYE Coasi.a*5yed' House, |pieJS“f: ?' 7® Bf” Cotton si nd Wool Dresses Dyed Witliosu Kipping. aprll_2ai BEFORE Bum; A SEWING MACHINE, be sure and see tbe NEW PHILADELPHIA or TRIUNE, Which sells at 40 per cent, less than other first class Shuttle Machine. Call, or sent for Circulars amt Samples of Work, at No. 13 Casco st. mala AKK1VTS WAIVTEP. il3m Vaults Cleaned and Ashts Re moved. ALL ORDERS promptly attended to by calling at or addressing K. GIBSON, lauldtt 588 Congress SUeet. BUSINESS CARDS. STEPHEN BERRY, god, Job and (paid ffiiudet, No. 37 Plum Street. FRET), m dow7~ ATTORNEY - AT - LAW, 172 Middle Street, PORTLAND. ME. a|.13dOm*ttf H. HANSON & SON, MANUF1CTURERS OF Monuments. Tablets, Grave Stones and Granite Work. MANUFACTORY AT No. 907 i'onsrtHi } West End, Cortland, Maine. All orders promptly attended to. HENRY HANSON. WM. II. A. IIANSON. apr!7(16m JOHN J. PERRY, "•Attorney at Law, 49 1-2 EXCHANGE ST.. PORTLAND, MAINE. jan 21 dlWttf J. H. HOOPER, UPHO LSTEEER Nos. 31 and S3 Free St, MANUFACTURER OF Purlor Suits, Lounges. Spring Beds, Mattresses, ■cD.nongb Patent Bed L.nnge.} En ameled Chair., dee. VST All kinds of repairing neatly done. Fur ml are b lied and matted. oct5-’69T T&Stt E. TT. RIPLEY, Mexton Necond Parish Church, Undorta Is. o r. WOULD respectfully inform flie citizens of Port land that he is prepared to turoisli Coffin*, Cashets and <*rave-Clothc*, of all styles, at the shortest possible notice. Everything connected with the management of funerals, day or night, will receive prompt attention. Residence No. 219 Federal, comer of Temple St. febl0d6m E. C. JORDAN «k CO., Civil Engineer* and Land Purveyor*. No, l»4 Middle Ml., Portland, Me. Surveys made for Proposed Railroads. Water Works, Mill Dams, and Storage Reservoirs, surveys of Counties, Towns, House Lots, &c. Estimates of Brickwork, Plastering. Slating, Stone Masonry, Earthwork, Earth and StoDe Excavation, &c., &c., &c Plans and Specifications for Iron or Wooden Bridges, or the combination. Plans and bills of Tim ber for Wharves, &c., &c. apr7d3m THOMAS RAINEY, M. A. M. D. Office 499 1-9 Congress Wircet, Formerly occupied by Dr. Daveis. Honrs—lO to 12 A. 1T1.}2 lo 5 F. itl. ma3 d&wtf WILLIAM A. PEARCE, Practical Plumber, Force Pumps and Water Closets, WO. 41 ITWIOW ST., Cnder Falmouth Hotel, Portland, Me. Warm, Cold and Shower Baths, Washbowls, Brass and Silver Plated Cocks; every description ot Water, Steam and Gas Fixtures for dwelling Houses, Hotels and Public Buildings, Ships* Closets, etc., arranged and set up in the best manner, and all orders in town or country iaithfullv executed. All kinds of promptly attended to. Constantly on band Lead, Iron and Brass Pipe, Wheel lead and Plumbers’ Material*. ap22dlra Dr. n. T. Wilde, The Natural Magnetic Physician, He shall lay hands on them and they sha’l be healed 302 Cumberland, Cor. of Flm St. nov8 dtf WM. H. MOTLEY, ATTORNEY AT LAW, OVER i. P. FARRINGTON’S, 180 Middle Street. ja»5dtf Chas. J. Schumacher, FRESCO PAINTER Office in Casco Bank Building, over F. H. Fassett’s Office. Orders left at Schumacher Bros, will meet promjtt ttention. apr3d3m €. P. BABCOCEi. MODEL MAKER & JOBBER, MANUFACTURER OF Watch and Chronometer Markers’ Tools, Mathematical, Optical and Philo sophical Instruments, School Apparatus* Arc., 5<? Market Street, Printers Exchange, Jnl PORTLAND, ME. dly D. W. FESSENDEN Attorney at Law, OFFICE IN STANTON BLOCK, No. 31 1-2 Exchange Street. janist dtf Fred W. Campbell, LANCASTER HALL BUILDING, Over Horae Railroad Repot, 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. ©P" F irsl C lass Work at Popular Prices. my8__cl tt CRAIG & WILSON Formerly Craig & Jackson. Plain and Ornamental Plasterers, AND MASTIC WORKERS, Ornaments in every Variety of Stales, Designed by the best artists in the country, such as Cornices. Centre Pieces, Brackets. Columns. &c., , can always be furnished at the shortest notice. Repairing, Plastering# Whitening and Tinting done in the neatest manner. No. 4 South Street, Portland, Me. N. B. -The most delicate woili packed to go safety any distance. Joseph Craio. mai7d3m James Wilson. COPARTNERSHIP^ Notice. MI*. WARREN P. CHASE retires from our firm, and Mr. E. D. EASTMAN is admitted a partner A. LITTLE & CO. Portland, May 15.187G. myl6dlw — AND — Sun Umbrellas. We have just received a large and elegant assortment of the latest styles in Parasols and Sun Umbrellas. Owiu« n ibe recent great depression of business in Boston and New York, we have been enabled to buy these goods 15 per cent, under price. The benefit of this discount we offer our cus* tomers as we wish to close the whole lot at once and prove to every one that this is THE OPPORTUNITY OF THE SEA SON to purchase these goods, ^^•Examination solicited. OWEN &TMOORE, Congress St , Cor. Brown. dec29___Jtf PORTLAND raper Rox Company ! J. P. LIBBT bas decided to resume the manufacture of Paper boxes, aud has taken Chambers NO. 18 UNION STREET, where he will he happy to see his old customers. PORTLAND PAPER JtOX CO., ap‘23dlm* No. 4S Union Street. MISS J. H. SEAMACE, Graduate of the fioxton Training School for Ntir*e«, can be found by enquiring at 1-2 FEDERAL STREET, Near corner of Pearl, ,uy'J PORTLAND, ME. eod2w* EDUCATIONAL. FRENCH LESSONS — AND — LITERATURE. MME. K. E. MA**SE, formerly of Boston, late of Philadelphia and New Jersey, pro poses to establish a permanent French Institute in Portland. She will commence her Spring term April 18th,1876. The course will consist of private French lessons and classes for any one who wishes to study the lan guage. She will form classes for advanced pupils who desire only to converse. She intends also to have matinees for Ladies, con futing of readings from the best French Authors and Dramatists, and the conversation will be only in French. The same lessons will be given twice a week in the evening lor Ladies and Gentlemen. She will commence these evening lessons early in September. Mme. will be assisted by Prof. Masse. In the early part of June Madame expects an Ar tist who has been connected with her Institute in Philadelphia This Lady is a member of the Acad emy of the Fine Arts in that city. She gives lessons in Drawing in all its branches, Oil Painting, Pastel. Her Speciality during the summer will be Water Color from nature. For further information please call at No. 597 Congress street. Mme will be at her rooms from 11 A. M. until 5 P. M. and every evening. Mme Masse is permitted to refer to the following gentlemen: Rt. Rey. Bishop James A, Healv, D. D. Rt. Rev. Bishop H A. Neely, D. D. Rev Thomas Hill. D. D., L . D. Rt. Rev. Bishop W. B. Stevens, D. D., of Philadel phia Hon. Charles F. Libby, County Attorney. Hon. Henry J. Murray, British Consul. Ephraim Hunt, LL. 1)., Superintendent of Public Schools of Portland. Richard II. Dana, Esq., of Boston. George B, Emerson, Esq., of Boston.aprStf Eaton Family School For Boys, —AT— NORRIDGEWOCK, MAINE. Spring Term will commence March 37tb. For Circulars and Portland references addicss augl9-tf H. F. EATON, Principal. KlifiSU SCHOOL FOR B01S, NORTH CONW AY, N. H. The Next Quarter Commences April 20th. For particulars or admission address apr!9tf FREDERICK THOMPSON, Principal. Edw. C. Farnsworth, Teacher of Pianoforte,Organ & Harmony, RESIDENCE 357 SPRING ST. mart (13m* DOBBINS’ STARCH POLISH ! A GREAT DISCOVERY! By the use of which Gvery family may give their Linen that brilliant polish peculiar to fine laundry work Saving time and labor in ironing, more thau its entire cost. Warranted. Ask for Dobbins*. DOKIMIKN, BKO A CO , 13 N. Fourth »t., Phil a. ATWOOD, STEADMAN Jk CO., Sole AgenJi for Maine. aiu-13TliS&Tly HERRING’S iiSAFES, I § Established 1841. flM | BANKERS’SAFES, vriih onr late Patented Improve turn —AND— IMLLIBLE MM LOCKS. These locks afford the security ot both a Combination and Time Lock, and are a Safeguard Against Masted Burglars. HERRING 8c CO., 251 & 252 BROADWAY, New York, 5G-G0 SUDBDRY ST., Boston. aprl8 eod2m* “ PHOTOGRAPH OIL PAINTING. A new process by which any common photograph can be transformed into a bcautitul picture of un fading beauty. The artist guarantees to teach any person in TWO EASY LESSONS. No previous experience or natural talent required. As an amusement it is fascinating, and as a lucrative employment to those seeking a means of support is worthy of investigation. Specimens can he seen at the store ot SCHU* IVACiiiBB BBu8., No. 403 Confirms St., No. 62 (Old Number) Free Street, near Oak, where parties can receive instruction. AGENTS WANTED. my!7<11 w* Mil S I cT ADDRESS ALL ORDERS —TO— Collins & Buxton, 522 Congress St., Portland., Me. de!4dly NTewStore. Geo. HI. Boswortli, Pormcrly with Iflarrclt* Hailey & Co., has taken the New Store Cor Free & Cotton Sts., and intends to keep a lull assortment of UPHOLSTERY GOODS of cverv description for Drapery and Decora* tiv»* Work. By making a specialty ot this depart ment in upholstery, we propose to place before the public every facility lor obtaining the newest designs and fabrics, and at lowest prices. Also Window Shade** and Fixmre** And a complete assort ment of Kooin Paper. mh21tf THEJPIJBLIC. y-te. . I notice that some one is troubled by a / similarity of mimes. I never sold a drop (°) Uof ,IU“ m “y life> hut I do think 1 can W '^'atul will sell the Ucut Oysters that ever were sold in Portland. ALBERT NEWCOMB HAWES, mv7 1f9 Poumifrcial Street. dtt Side Lace Boots 1 A full assortment in French Kid, neat and pretty. Also in French Morocco fur Walking Boots. Meas ures taken and nice fittiug Boots made to order ior men or women. M. G. PALMER. Ja28dtf E. BLTTERICK & CO.’S Patterns of Garments ! Summer Catalogues Just Received at 2G7 MIDDLE STREET. C. OYER, Agent. In-Vhl__d3w* CliARCOAL. WANTED 1000 Bushels Hard Wood Charcoal at Eastern Railroad. Address 772 Portland Post Office, or PALMER CLARK, Comer Portland and Grove Sts., Portland, Mondays, apilSdtf MISCELLANEOUS. THE FA VO HITE FUEL. FOR OPEN GRATES. Coal by the Cargo! At retail a choice variety for Family use, warranted to give per fect satisfaction. Randall & McAllister, 60 COMMERCIAL ST. fid) 12dtf LEAVITT'S Decoration^ Depot ! 1776, Uncle Sam’s a Hundred 1876 “Hang your Banners on the Outer Wall.’’ Having made arrangements with the largest man ufacturers of Flags and Bunting in the country, I am now prepared to furnish them in any quantity desired. Silk, Muslin and Bunting Flags of all sizes and nations. Flag Poles ornamented and plain. Iron Brackets for all sizes of Flag Staffs, which may be easily adjusted to window sills. &c. U. S. and State Shields handsomely finished. The Interna tional Centennial Flag containing 39 different National Flags with names attached forwarded to any address on receipt of price, 15 cents. The great National Exposition opens May lOib. Be ready to usher in the day in an appropriate and patriotic manner. Prepare for the glorious Fourth. Show your patriotism by decorations worthy of the occa j sion, and leave or send your orders and they will be ! promptly filled by F. A. LEAVITT, 49 1-2 Exchange St., Portland, Me. my3 dtf IN EVERY VARIETY. PLAIN TINTS, FRESCO BORDERS, MOULDINGS. WAINSC OATINGS. VELVET PAPERS, DECORATIONS, BRONZE & GOLD LEAF PAPERS, Satins and White Blanks, AT PRICES TO SUIT THE TIMES. L0R1SG, SHORT & HARMON. W. EMERSON, Paper Hauser, lias slate at our store.__apll I_ WIMBLEDON' Long Range Breech Loading Practice Pistol & Targets. Carries a }£ inch ball with accu racy fifty feet, without powder or __ percussion. Brass barrel, hair trigger. For sale by dealers. By mail, free for 75 cents, with per manent ammunition for target practice indoor*, and for sporting out of doors. ACENTS WANTED. . A. A. GRAHAM, G7 Liberty Street, New York. mh!5 <l&w6ml2 CENTENNIA l7 MEMORIAL MEDALS ! Struck in solid Albata Plate, equal In appearance, wear and color to MOLID SILVER OB COLD. presenting a variety of beautiful Designs in Relief. These Medallions are larger than a Silver Trade dollar, being 1J inch, in diameter, handsomely put up and sell readily at sight. THE MOST VALUABLE SOUVENIRS ID MEMENTOS EVER ISSUED. GOOD AGENTS WANTED In every City and Town in the V. S. and Canada, to whom exclusive territory will be given, if desired. RETAIL PRICES-For the Albata Silver, 50 cts. Gilt, §1, in fancy box. Usual discount to the Trade. A complete outfit ot magnificent samples for agents, in satin or velvet-lined morocco case, con taining Six Medals, different designs, one gilt, suit able for jewelrers’ show windows, etc,, sent on receipt of draft or Post-office Order for $4, or will ship Express C. O, D. Descriptive Circular Price List and ore sample sent upon receipt of 50 cts. Immense profits. Sells at sight. Correspondence solicited. Information free. Extensive fields for enterprise. Address all communications U. S. MEDALLION CO., 212 Broadway, P.O. Box 5270. New York mb 18 <liw6mll LAMSON, P H OTOGRAPIIER, 244 Middle Street* The Beat Work at Moderate Price*. AIM T 0 PLEAES. jan8 RUBBER HOSE lO CENTS PER FOOT. We will sell Hose for washing windows, sidewalks, sprinkling lawns, gardens, Ac., at file low price of 10 cents per foot and up* wards. Brass Couplings, Pipes, Ac,, all attached and ready for use at lowest prices. Hall’s Pa tent Combination Pipe, which makes a sprinkler or solid stream hy simply turning the stop cock. Try these and you will use no otliers. Call and examine at Hall’s Rubber Store, UNDER FALMOUTH HOTEL. my!6_ iltf Boys’ Custom Clothing ! MRS. F. C. CHASE would inform her old customers and friends that she has reopened the Btore Corner Portland anti ITIerhHnic wtreeiM, where Bbe is prepared to cut and make Boys’ Clothing in the latest styles Trimmings constantly on hand. Old Maxim—*'Fire come first smed,” mgfildtf MISCELLANEOUS. “Rock Bottom” ' AT LAST! All Wool Pants for 83.00 ! Three hundred pairs on our counter, Five hundred in process of Manufacture. S3 All Wool $3 The best made PANTALOONS ! The best Fitting, the cheapest and most durable Pant ever offered in this city. ALL WOOL! ALL WOOL! FOR ONLY $3.00. You never saw such great Bargains before. YOU NEVER WILL AGAIN ! All Wool Pants $3, $3, $3, $3. foul never have a better opportunity to purchase so good a Pant for so little money. ONLY THINK All Wool Pants for S3. 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, J»E. myll tf VEGETINE —WILL CUBE— SCROFULA, Scrofulous Humor. Vegetine will eradicate from tbe system every taint of Scrofula or Scrofulous Humor. It has per manently cured thousands in Boston and vicinity who had been long and painful sufferers. Cancer, Cancerous Humor. The marvellous effect of Vegetine in case of Can cer and Cancerous Humor challenges the most pro found attention of the medical faculty, many of whom are prescribing Vegetine to their patients. Canker. Vegetine has never failed to cure the most inflex ible case of Canker. Mercurial Diseases. The Vegetine meets with wonderful success in the cure of this class of diseases. Fain in the Bones. In this complaint the Vegetine is the great rem edy, as it removes from the system the producing cause. Salt Rheum. Tetter, Salt Rheum, Scald Head, &c,, will certain ly yield to the great alterative effects of Vegetine. Erysipelas. Vegetine has never failed to cure the most in veterate case of Erysipelas. Fimplcs and Bumors of the Face. Reason should teach us that a blotchy, rough or pimpled skin depends entirely upon an internal cause and no outward application can ever cure the defect. Vegetine is the great blood purifier. Tumors, Ulcers or Old Sores Are caused by an impure state or the blood. Cleanse the blood thoroughly with Vegetine, and these complaints will disappear. Catarrh. For this complaint the only subslantial benefit can be obtained through the blood. Vegetine is the creat blood nuritiar. Constipation. Vegetine does not act as a cathartic to debilitalo the bowels, but cleanses all the organs, enabling each to perform the functions devolving upon them. Piles. Vegetine has restored thousands to health who have beeu long and painful sufferers. Dyspepsia. t It Vegetine is taken regularly, according to di rections, a certain and speedy cure will follow its use. Faintness at the Stomach. Vegetine is not a stimulating bitters which cre ates a fictitious appetite, but a gentle tonic, which assists nature to restore the stomach to a healthy ac tion. .Female Weakness. Vegetine acts directly upon the causes of these complaints. It invigorates and strengthens the whole system, acts upon the secretive organs and allays in flammation. General Debility. Iu this complaint the good effects of the Vegetine are realized immediately after commencing to take it; as (debility denotes deficiency of the blood, a d Vegetine acts directly upon the blood. Vegetine is Sold by All Druggists. myll dlwt Tow Boat. M Orders for Tow Boats v.will be received as usual, tIIAS.aSAW¥ERS Office, 123 Commercial Street. my 18 _<ltf For Sale at a Bargain. AWE lar,r tin JIa»n A’ llnmliu t'ubi ” uri Orgnn. Inquire m »0 Clark HI. my!3 (Uw THE PRESS. SATURDAY MORNING, MAY 20, 187C We ao not read anonymous lerterg ana communi cations. The name and address of the writer are in all cases indispensable, not necessarily tor publication but as a guaranty tf good iaith. We cannot undertake to return or reserve commu nications that are not used. Eveby regular attache of the Phess is fornisbeC with a Card certificate countersigned by Stanley T Pullen, Editor. All railway, steamboat and bote! managers will confer a favor upon ns by demandinj credentials of every person claiming to represent om journal. _ - --- - - * . Democratic Spirit and Purpose. Revelations of the spirit and purposes ol the Democratic party have been made this week which must he a rude shock to those who have brought themselves to believe in that contradiction a “reformed Democracy.” In Ohio the Democrats have declared for the repudiation of the national obligations and have fully endorsed the wild theories of the currency lunatics whom Kelley and Carey lead. In Louisiana and Mississippi the Democrats have not contented themselves with words, but have shown a Demosthenic faith in action. Repudiation platforms may attract a few Republicans who are infected with the soft-money delusions, but the South ern Democrat knows a much better way to reduce the Republican vote, and that is to kill the voters. He knows that it is abso lutely necessary that all the Southern State; should throw their electoral votes for the Democratic candidate for President in ordei to give his party any reasonable chance oi success, and he goes to work to assure a Democratic majority by preventing Republi cans from voting. He reasons correctly that the only sure way to do that is to murder the voters. So ho goes out and shoots a score oi negroes, and even assassinates a white Re publican if he can “draw .a bead on him” from the shelter of some hash or building. In Louisiana the terrible scenes of the summer of 1874 are be ing repeated. The White Leaguers are mur dering negroes in batches of twenty, and driving hundreds of Republicans out of the state. In Mississippi the While Regulators have warned.prominent black men that they must refrain from voting or be shot, and to emphasize the warning have killed a large number of them. The laws of the land are openly defied. The constitutional amend ments are treated as nullities. Thus in the West the Democrats arc assaulting the national credit and in the South the fundamental law of the land. Their course is a warning to all who are in clined to trust them. If, while on their good behaviour, they cannot restrain their tenden cies to murder and swindle, what will they do if they achieve power and feel under nc restraint at all? If, under the strongest inducements to carry themselves well, they cannot restrain the negro-hating spirit at the South and the honesty-hating spirit at the West, if they cannot now resist the tempta tion to kill the black man and cheat the pub lic creditor, what will they do when they have all power in their hands ? The result of a Democratic victory is plainly indicated, and is to be contemplated only with indigna tion and dread. The man who votes the Demociatic ticket this year cannot claim ignorance as an excuse, and takes upon him self responsibility for murder and breach of public faith. Tobey Candor in a letter to the Boston Journal on congressional politics in this state, has this to say concerning the First District: In the First Distriot it is apparent that the Republicans will throw Mr. Burleigh over board and take a new man. Cumberland coun ty is ripe for such a movement, while iu York, where Mr. Burleigh belongs, the pushing of his fortunes for a third term meets with a slim sup port. The choice of Thomas B. Reed of Port land, as Burleigh’s successor has already de veloped a strength which presages success. A better nomination could not be made. Mr. Reed is a young min of sterling integrity and unusual ability, and is in hearty accord with the views of the representative men of the party. He is a life long Republican, has seen service in the Legislature, has been State’s At torney, and also enjoyed other honors. He is a graduate of Bowdoio, and is a lawyer by pro fession. He is clean and thoroughly honest, and, if nominated, would carry that district by a larger majority than it has been carried for many years, and put an end to anv more politi cal accidents in that district. The New York World says, editorially, in commenting upon the Blaine investiga tion: We notice that several leading Republican papers are inclined to doubt tbe sufficiency of Colonel Scott’s straightforward and spirited explanation regarding the 304,000 charge against Blaine. The World, in a spirit of fairness towards an eminent Republican can didate for the Presidency, of which all the partisans of his Republican rivals do not seem, we are sorry to say, to be capable, finds itself compelled to recognize Colonel Scott’s story ot the ownership of the Fort Smith and Little Rock bpnds as clear and conclusive, and to leave tbe responsibility for tbe whole transac tion with him who has assumed it. The Democrats are boasting loudly that in Iowa their party is ho nest, and they point to the resolution adopted at the state convention for proof. That resolution can only be described as a “hard-money resolution in favor of a soft, money currency.” The Iowa Democrats fa vor resumption but oppose any steps to bring it about. If this is hard-money Democracy then haid-money Democracy i» a poor article, indeed. Senator Thurman can now afford to be honest. His party has repudiated him, he has no further political favors to hope for, and consequently will be under no temptation to surrender his convictions in order to win suc cess. We look to see him take hereafter an honest and manly stand in favor of hard mouey. The admirable exhibit made by the Port land schools at Philadelphia is highly gratify ing to our pride as a city, and reflects greal credit upon the ability and industry of out teachers and pupils. Political Jiews. The Buffalo Blaine Club now has more than 700 members. Pendleton’s character is beiug “shined up': afresh in the Democratic papers. The Auburn Advertiser thinks that al present Mr.Blaine is ahead of his compelit ors, and that, on the whole, if elected, h< would make a good President. The latest argument against Bachelor Sam Tilden as President is that the country doesn’t want a man that no woman would have. The Cincinnati Enquirer says that it is as sured that Gov. Hendricks is in favor of the extinction of the national banks, that the In diana platform says so, and the Governor is on that platform. Senator Kirkwood of Iowa says he does not wish to have his State present him al Cincinnati {is a candidate for the Vice-Presi dency. He evidently doesn’t care to be a fa vorite stepson. Ex-Congressman C. B. Farwell, of Chica go, has written a letter showing that the Democrats had to couut the votes of forty three paupers in order to have a pretext tc turn him out of his seat and admit Lt Moyne. At a wedding in Baltimore, the other day Gen. Grant, Secretary Bristow and Mr Blaine were talking with each other. A looker-on remarked, “I’m sure I see twr presidents in that group, and I don’t set double either, because there’s no wine here o-night.” Hon. Larkin D. Mason, a veteran Ney Hampshire politician, writes to the Bostor Globe that be thinks the majority of the Re publicans of the Granite State would be fo Blaine, but would consent to Bristow if i was made to appear reasonable that he, am he only could carry New York. Congressman Harlburt, of Illinois, has gone home for a few days. He said in Chica go that he thinks Mr. Blaine will be nomina ted, and that this is the prevailing opinion at Washington. He believes that Mr. Blaine is indeed the best man for the emergency, but should the Convention fail to nominate him, he thinks Gov. Hayes, of Ohio, would be the nominee. In the recent senatorial canvass in Texas Gov. Coke publicly gloried in his confeder ate record and promised fo repeat it if nec essary. His principal competitor was Con gressman John Hancock, and the issue was plainly and squarely between Hancock’s record for loyalty to the Union and Coke’s record for disloyalty. The fact that the lat ter won shows what sort of people the Texas Democrats are in this centennial year. The Hon. E. D. Mansfield, who, as Mark Twain would remark has an excellent ear for statistics and figures, has analyzed the vote of New Hampshire. The changes in the vote were: Reduction of Democratic vote 1,000; increase of Republican vote, 3,000; increase of whole vote, 1,000. The Republi can majority, then, was made up of 1,000 in crease of vote, 1,000 who had voted the Dem ocratic ticket in 1874, aud the residue from the temperance vote. This, Mr. Mansfield considers a very significant sign. Current Notes. Any more charges against Mr. Blaine? The livelier they are the greater the number of Blaine delegates—which !s curious.—Boston Journal. We do not believe that there is, to-day, a citizen in Connecticut, with the courage to think, but blushes for the acts of the domi nant paity in the old commonwealth, whose two seals in the Senate, once honored by a Buckingham and a Ferry,.are so soon to be filled by a bawler and a corruptionist.—N. Y. Evening Post. The prospects of Blaine for securing the Republican nomination for President at the coming covention in Cincinnati are daily in creasing. We feel very certain that he will bear the Republican standard In this Centen nial year, and we know that under bis lead ership victiory is’assured.—Gold Uill (Nev.) News. The conclusive answer to reformers' who are ready to vote the Democratic ticket is that the Democratic party is indifferent to reform, and eager only for office, while the l;r,» _i r_ -n the refoim movements that are at work throughout the country. A party which thus manifests moral strength must be bet ter, even from an “Independent” point of view, tban a party that is destitute ot healthy impulses, and ol all vigor save that which is allied to groveling partisanship.—New York Times. “Fine professions will not satisfy; not mere words are needed, but acts; not mere platforms, but men.” Judging the confer ence by this standard we confess to a feeling of disappointment. We find these most worthy gentlemen asserting with emphasis that they will support no candidate who ever countenanced corrupt practices or com binations, and immediately after we find these same gentlemen applauding the name of Samuel J. Tilden as a reformer worthy of support. Must we believe that they were so ignorant of recent political history as cot to know that Mr. Tilden was tor years one of the most prominent and successful cor ruptors of New York politics ?—Hartford Courant. A loud voice for Mr. Blaine comes from the Independent of this week. It says a careful survey of the field shows that Mr. Blaine has no equal in popular strength; that the only possibility of his defeat in the Convention is the combination of all the other candidates against him; that no Republican in the country has more universally commanded the confidence and esteem of the party; that he has not been so allied with the errors of the Administration as to make him their ajiologist: that he has executive abilities of the highest order, and an experience iu pub lic life which has made him familiar with governmental affairs; that all attempts to as sail his character have been futile; that there is not a single Republican in the entire country who is so well qualified as he for the task of representing to the country the prin ciples of his party, aud at the same lime pre serving the party’s harmony. Hence the In dependent concludes: “We are, of course, in dicating by these remarks our decided prefer ence for Mr. Blaine, over every other name that has been mentioned. We believe that his nomination would be accented hv the Re publican party as furnishing a very hopeful assurance of success, and, in the event of his election, a reliable guaranty for good gov ernment. As we look at the matter, the best ticket that the Cincinnati Convention can present to the people is Blaine and Bris tow, the former for President and the latter for Vice-President.” Recent Publications. Diseases of Modeiix Life. By Benjamin Ward Kichardaon, M. D , &c. New York: D. Apple ton & Co. For sale by Bailey «& Noyes. The country is flooded with books whose os tensible object is to impart such knowledge of medical matters as will enable people to regain or preserve their bealtb. From the minute pamplet, which carries its terrible predictions of death to all who will cot follow the coarse it advises, up to the ponderous tome on house holi medicines, in which are recipes for all known and supposed diseases, the vast ma jority are little else than shrewd advertise ments of men wbo hope by fingering the fears of the credulous to elicit the cheerful music of cliukiog gold. That these publications often contain something of truth is not to be lenied; but this is U3ed only as the passport to a horde of errors which are harmful just in proportion to their specious appearance. Tbe volume be fore ns is as far as possible from belonging to this class. Though medical in all its aspects, it is written for the study of the intelligent public more than for physicians. It does not, however, make any pretense of dealing with the cure of disease, bat simply with its preven tion. The author is one of the most prominent of Eoglish physicians, celebrated for his origi nal physiological labors, and justly eminent as a practitioner and a clear aDd elegant writer; and it is a cause for deep congratulation that such a man. entirely above the suspicion of un worthy motives, should undertake to write a work for the people ou a subject which few are nearly as competent as he to treat. In reading tbe book, one not already familiar with the tendency of modern medicine, must be struck with the extent to which disease is declared to be of external origin. This rule may, indeed, be laid down as universal. The only apparent exceptions are those diseases which are inherited; and, if we go back a few generations, we find the original case of tbe particular hereditary affection we are investi gating, and invariably ascertain that its source is external. The idea at once arises that we may be able to control these causes as we do other external affairs; and so to a large extent we caD. To be sure there are some causes of disease which are and always will be absolutely uncon trollable, such as atmospheric pressure, tem perature, storm, earthquakes and electrica condition, which in one or another form are always present, being parts of and inseparable from the natural order of the universe and be yond human governance. The diseases aris ing from such causes we call accidental; but there is really no more propriety in tbns reck oning them, than the epidemics and plagues which at times afflict the race. The essential difference between the two is that tho first cla's cannot be regulated, and the second can be almost perfectly—perhaps net to the point of complete prevention, but certaiuly closely approximating this. That is to say, it is quite possible in the course of a few generations to so nearly stamp out smallpox, typhoid (ever, scarlet fever, cholera, syphilis and all that class of diseases, that the per cent, of mortality from them would be actually insignificant. Of course, in order to attain such results, ninety-nine out of a hundred must be taught to appreciate the valne of life and bealtb, and the desirability of conforming their practices to rules which they habitually violate through wantonness and ignorance. Our p-ogress in this direction is not rapid, but yet there is pro gress, and this is au encouragement to still greater effort. All the diseases referred to are produced by causes which may be regarded as incidental anl genera!; but very many diseases are de pendent on causes which are induced and special, as for example, modes of life and the self-imposed acts of a person or community. This group is controllable in the strictest sense of the word and need not exist at all, and to It the author devotes the greater part of bis book. \\ e learn that these disorders, mainly error* of social life, may be conveniently subdivided into those which are due to an excess of labor or excitement; those which arise from tha action of agents taken into the body; tbor* springing from particular habits aud cus toms; and finally, tlftwe which are referable to the communion of tbe beaitby and the dis eased. All these topics are bandied in a mas terly manner, and the most critical will hardly fiod it In his heart to point oat a flaw in a work so nearly perfect. We could wish, how ever, that the author had given some recogni tion to the labors of Austio in the chapter* on alcohol, though the practical lessons which are drawn in this connection meet our warm com mendation. The candor of Dr. Richardson ia well illustrated in his treatment of tobacco. He is a firm and consistent opponent of the fragrant weed, and yet odo finds nothing of the rancorous disposition* the intolerant zeal, the blind fanaticism which are generally dis played by auti-tobacco writers. George Trask, who mistook ardor f>r argument, and who never could see that a poor reason weakened the impression of a previous good one, would die of rage (were he not already happily dead) to hear a mao of Richardson's authority de clare that cancer, consumption and other mor tal distempers are not only not generally bat never erased by the use of tobacco. And yet, a case is made out against smoking, chewing, and sontling which will convince any fair minded user of tobacco of tbe iDjurionsneaa of his course. There are scores of absorbiogly interesting passages in tbe book which wa would like to quote, but limited space forbids. We most be content, therefore, to most cordially recom mend it to tbe attention of all who do not con sider it a sinful labor to seek a physical cause for disease, who are not unwilling to admit that they may bear some personal responsi bility in the ailments of their children and themselves, and that the "visitation of God” theory of disease is less an expression of piety than of criminal fvnnrftrra nr narnlpsa hiss phemy. F. H. G. Filth Diseases asd their Prevestiok. By John Simon, M. D., Ac. Boston: John Campbell. For sale by Loring, Short A Harmon. This little volume was originally offere 1 as a preface to a collection of reports made by gov ernment inspectors upon several epidemic* which had occoned in various par** of Eog land. Its author baa long been chief medical officer of the privy council and of the local government board of Great Britain, and ia uni versally acknowledged to be one of the high est authorities on hygienic subjects. He shows conclusively that very much disease is preventable, ana that uncleanliness—especially, such a degree of it as would be recognized by the average man or woman as filth—is tbe chief of its removable causes. The methods by which filth acts, the ways of preventing it, end the responsibility of individuals and communi ties in this connection are clearly and forcibly pointed oat. An appendix contains numerous illustrations of circumstances in which typhoid fever and other diseases springing from filth are commonly found to be prevalent Nothing could be more admirable than this assanlt upon the cause of a class of diseases by which every year tens of thousands of lives are destroyed. So highly was this essay re garded by the State Board of Health of Massa chusetts, that it has had tbe book printed un der its direction, prefaced with a letter to tbe citizens of tbe commonwealth urging their careful perusal oi tbe work. Certain it is (hat, >f every householder would live up to tbe not difficult roles which are here explained, an enormous amount of suffering would be saved and a large number ofjlivea in every community prolonged and made far more happy. We wish that tbe people ol Maine wonld atl read this essay. They would then appreciate, sa most do not now, the absolute necessity of an efficient governmental supervision and control of many cow neglected sanitary affairs, and tbe next legislature would not, like the last pass lightly over the petition for a State Board of Health for Maine, nor regard it as a costly experiment in the sole interest of the doctors. There are one ot two snvvestions which wa are moved to make. Tbe first is that the book be issued in a cheaper form. Doubtless a large edition will be worked off as it is, for the masses are beginning to wake up to the desira bility of observing hygienic laws. But there is a large class of intelligent men who want to know just the things which this book contains, and yet are ohlged to think that a dollar is a big price for a duodecimo of less than a hun dred pages. It is just as important for these people to know how to preserve their health as fer the more wealthy—indeed, more so as they are much more numerous. Now, the use of a lighter, less expensive paper, and the substitu tion of stiff paper covers for the cloth would make a sufficiently attractive and durable book, which might be afforded at less than half tbe price, and still leave a margin for a good profit. Another suggestion is that, on the slip which is inserted before the title page, the author’s name be not prolonged by a terminal 8; for. though he is admitted to be a host in himself, he probably does not feel grateful for tbe plur al appellation. F. H. G. Magazine Notices. Harper's Magazine for June contains the en tire Fourth Book oi George Eliot’s Daniel Deronda, a story, “the constrnotive art of which,” says the Loudon Times, “seems to ap proach perfection.” According to promise. Miss Mnlock’s new story, Tbe Laurel Bosh ia begun in this number. In addition to tbe bril liant novels already commenced, there will be began in the July number an anonymous serial story ol great pr omire, to be published simul taneously in Blackwood and Harper. Three short stories are contributed to this number— Miss Susan’s Love affair, by Harriet Prescott Spofford; The Pursuit of a Heritage, by Mrs. Frank M’Earthy ; and Love's Service, by Liz zie W. Champney. Old Abel’s Experience, >s an illustrated poem, by Mrs. E. T. Corbett. In its other contents, tbe Magazine is as fresh and bright and varied as it always is. John Eaten Cooke’s interesting and richly il lustrated article on Virginia in the Revolution opens tbe number. Benson J. Losalog con' eludes his Romance of the Hudson. Especial Interest just now will be felt in Mr. Rideiag’s Trail in the Far South-West, which treats ex tensively of the country and tbd people of New Mexico, with several very striking pictorial illustrations. Mr. Holly, in tbe second paper of his scries on Modern Dwellings, treats of interior decoratiou. His paper, which is pro fnqplv anri tAqtpfnllv iUnstratpri with some very practical suggestions respecting: ’ ventilatiou. Dr. Austin Flint contributes to the First Century series a very able review of medical and sanitary progress during the last hundred years. K H. Stoddard, apropos of the recent publi cation of Trevelyan’s Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay, contributes a capital paper, entitled Lord Macaulay and his Friends, illustrated with portraits of l’raed, Hannah More, and other distinguished friends of Maoaulay’e youth and early manhood. Poems are contribu ted by T. B. Aldricb, George Lnnt, and Fanni® 11. Robinson. The Easy Chair bas, besides other interesting gossip, seme pithy remarks concerning Walt Whitman. By-tbe-way, one of George Eliot’s chapters in this number ia prefaced by a quotation from Whitman’s verse. In the Drawer is published a centennial ballad for young folks, by Will Carleton, entitled The Little Black-eyed Rebel. The Edinburgh Review, for April, reprinted by the Leonard Scott Publishing Co., 41 Bar clay Street New York, contains the following articles: Coucop Thirlwall. Bishop of St. Dav id’s; Recent Scotch Novels; Railway Receipts and Railway Losses; Lord Mayo’s Indian Ad ministration ; Merchant Shipping and Ancient Commerce; Lord Albermarle's Reminiscences; Capponi’s History of the Republic of Florence; Secondary Education in Scotland; Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay. The article on Thirlwall, ot whose writings the most widely known are the History of Greece and the pamphlet on the admission of Dissenters to academical degrees, gives a sketch of his career, dwelling at some length on his literary labors, his character, and teachings! and especially his manner of dealing ,wi:b Rit ualism. Recent Scotch Novels is a brief history of Scotch novels, from the lime of Sir Walter Scott to the present day, illustrated with many extracts and ^critical comments. The artlcl*

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