Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, May 27, 1876, Page 3

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated May 27, 1876 Page 3
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THE PRESS. SATCBBAT MOBKIXM, MAY 27. 1S7C THE PBE88 May be obtained at tbe Periodical Depots of Fes senden Bros., Marquis, Brunei & Co., Andrews Wentworth, MoseB, N. B. Kendrick, and Chisholm Bros., on all trains that run out of the city. • At Biddetord, of Pbillsbury, At Saco, of L. Hodgdon, At Wateryille, of J. S. Carter. At Bath, of J. O. Shaw. At Lewiston, of Freueh Bros., and Stevens & Co. CITY AND VICINITY, New Advertisements To-Day. ENTERTAINMENT COLUMN. Base Ball—Bowdoins vs. Resolutes. SPECIAL NOTICES. Hemorrhage or Bleeding from the Lungs. MISCELLANEOUS NOTICES. M. H. Beddy— Merchant Tailor. New Spring Hats—Otiu Hawkes & Co. 1 have used—Dr. J. S. Cram. The St. Nicholas Hotel. The Steamer Express. Music—Ira Stockbridge. Mrs. Manchester. Davis & Co.-4. The Steam Yacht Tourist. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. Wanted-V. C.Tarhox. H andspnn—Horatio Staples. To Let—L. Taylor. Centennial Trunk Depot—Edward Nixon. Baled Hay for Sale—Brown’s Sugar House. Bananas-G. G. Haekett & Co. Partner Wanted. Rent Wanted—Of 5 or 6 Rooms. AUCTION COLUMN. Pianos at Auction—F. O. Bailey & Co. Plants—F. O. Bailey & Co. RelisiouB Notices. Bay Side Parish and Knightville Church. -Rev. B. F. Pritchard Pastor. Sabbath School at 1 p.m.: Preaching at 2 and 6 p. m. Preaching at Knigbtville at 10} a. m. Sabbath School at 11} a. m. Social,meeting 7} p. m. St. Luke’s Cathedral, State St.—Rt. Bev. H A .Neely, Bishop ot tho Diocese ot Maine.—Sunday X services 10.30 a. m., 3 and 7. p.m. Daily services at 0 a. m. and 5 p. m. Seats free to all; First Lutheran Congregation.—Y. M. C. A Rooms, Mechanics Block. N. Ellestad, pastor Services at 10-30 a. m. and 3 p, m. Bethel Church—Services 10} a. m., 3 and 7 p.m. Prayer meetings on Thursday evenings at 7} p. m. All from sea and land are Invited. Seats free. St. Paul’s Church, corner ot Congress and Lo cust street.—Services on Sunday 10} a. m. and 3 p. m. Y. M. C. Association, Mechanics’ Building, Con gress street, corner Casco.—Religious Meeting, Wednesday and Saturday at 7} o’c’k P. M. St. Stephen’s Church.—Rev. Asa Dalton, Rec tor. Sunday Services at 10} a. m.; and 3 p. m. Sit tings free to all, and all are welcomed. Second Parish Church.—Rev. Dr. Carruthers, pastor. Services at 10} a. m„ and 3 p.m. Sunday School at 1} p. m. Prayer meeting 7} p. m. Sail Loft.—A free meeting of Divine Service will lie held at the sail loft, Commercial Wharf, until fur ther notice every Sabbath at 10} o’clock a. m. All are cordially Invited. First Free Baptist Society, Cor. Casco and Cumberland Streets.—Kev. C. S. Perkins pastor. Preaching 10} a. m„ and 3 p.m. Sabbath School at close ot morning service. Prayermeetings—Sunday evening 7 o’clock. Tuesday evenng 7}. West Cong. Church.—Rev. J. F. Morgan acting pastor. Sabbath School at 11 a.m. Preaching at 3 p. m. Prayer meeting at 7 p. m. Seats free. All are welcome. th^Tlie Disciples of Portland will meet at 24 Gray Street every Lord’s Day at 3 p. m. to attend to the Apostle’s teaching, to tho Fellowship, to Breaking of Bread and to Prayers. All are invited to attend. St. Lawrence St, Church.—Rev. A. H. Wright, pastor. Seats free. Services at 10} a. m. and 3 p. m. CHESTNUT ST. M. E. Church.—J. R. Day, pas tor. Services at 10$ a. m. and 3 p. m. Sunday sciiool at 1$ p. m. l’oung people’smeeting at 6$ p. m. and general prayer meeting at 7$ p. m. Harmon’s Hall, West End, Portland.—Preach ing by Rev. J. A. Strout, at 10$ a. m. Prayer meetmg at 7$ p. m. Seats free. Woodford’s Corner M. E. Church.—Rev J. A. Strout, Pastor. Preaching at 2$ p. in. Prayer meeting at 7$ p. m. Seats free. Williston Church, corner Dan forth and May Streets.—Prayer meeting at 9 45. Bible exercise at 10$ a. m. Preaching at 3 p. m. by Rev. R. W. Jen kins of Bangor. Prayer meeting in the evening at 7$ o’clock. All are cordially invited. Congress Street M. E. Church.—Rev. W. M. Sterling, Pastor. Preaching at 10$ a. m. and 3 p. m , by the pastor. Sunday School at 1$ p. m. Prayer Meeting at 7$ p. m. Seats free. Second Advent Church, Union Hall, 87 Free Street. Preaching Sunday at 10$ a. m., and 3 p. m., by Elder E. A. stockman, pastor. Prayer meeting at 9 a. m. and 7$ p. m. Sabbath School at 12 m. Seats free. Arcana Hall—Children’s Lyceum will meet at 1 o’clock p. m. All are invited. Preble Chapel, corner Preble and Cumberland streets. Sunday School at 2 p. m. Preaching at 3 p. m. Temperance meeting at 7$. Free to all. New Jerusalem Church.—Rev. Mr. Hayden preaches tc-morrow morning on the gathering to gether of the nations “in the last days;” Isaiah ii, 2. Evening meeting in the vestry at 7$ o’clock. Sub ject—The Higher Christian Life. India St. Universalist Church.—Rev. Geo. W. Bicknell, pastor. Morning service at 10$ o’clock. Sunday School at 12 m. Evening Lecture at 7$ p, m. Rev. Mr. Gage of Lewiston will preach morning aDd evening. Free St. Baptist Church.—Rev. James Mc Whinnie Pastor. Preaching at 10$ a. m., and 7$ p. m by Itev. David Webster of Newton, Mass. Sunday School at close of morning[service. Pine St. M. E. Church.—Rev. J. W. Johnston Pastor. Preaching at 10$ a. m., by the pastor, and at 3 p. m., by Rev Mr. Hineks of State Street Sab bath School at 1$ p. m. Prayer meeting at 7$ p. m. Seats free. First Baptist Church, Congress st., corner of Wilmot.—Rev. W. H. Sbailer PaBtor. Sabbath School at 1| p. m. Preaching at 3 p. m. Social meeting 7$ p. m. Seats free. Newbury St. Church.—There will be preaching at 3 o’clock , and in the evening at 7$ by Rev. J. B. White. Sabbath School at 2 o’clock. All are nvited. Plymouth Church.—Preaching by the Pastor at 10$ a. m. Bible lecture in vestry at 7$ p. m. Reform Club.—The Reform Club will hold ser vices to-morrow at 10$ a. m. at the Bethel, and at Arcana Hall in the evening at 7$ o’clock. Allen Mission Chapel, Locust Street.—Prayer Meeting at 3 p. in. Gospel Temperance Meeting Evening at 7$, addresses by S. R. Leavitt. J. R. Rigby and others. Temperance Meeting Monday evening. Superior Court. MAY CIVIL AND CRIMINAL TERM, 1876, SVMONDS, J., PRESIDING. Friday.—In the case of Leonard A. Bickford and James E. Bickford, convicted at this term of the larceny of a beehive and contents, were each sen tenced to two years imprisonment end labor in the county jail. Thomas A. Pike, convicted of manslaughter two years ago, for causing the death of his w ife by throw « ing her violently upon a lounge while she was in an intoxicated condition, appeared belorc the court to day. His case during that time has been before the law court on exceptions which, however, were lately overruled. Meanwhile Pike has been out on bail. His counsel, Gen. Mattocks, moved that his sen tence be suspended until next September term, and called several witnesses to show that Pike has not only reformed in his manner of living, but that his reform is probably permanent. Rev. Mr. Bullfinch of Waldoboro, with whom Pike has lived lor fouiteen months, since the verdict against hiol, testified that he had been industiious, studious and temperate during that time; that he studied navigation with a brother of witness during the time, and having been to sea for a number of years, and second mate of an eleven hundred ton vessel before he came to Portland, he was now well rnialified for the position of master mariner. Pike has lately been first mate ot a vessel and only left to be present at court and save his bondsmen.— His countenance and manner indicate to those who saw him just previous to the trial that his habits of life have so far been totally changed for the better. In the afternoon there was a large number of fines and costs in liquor cases paid. Hugh Doherty was sentenced to three months im prisonment in jail on an indictment for being a com mon seller. Another indictment against him for nuisance, to which he pleaded guilty, was continued for sentence_ Jluaicipal Coart. BEFORE JUDGE KNIGHT. Friday.—Peter Wright. Search and seizure. Discharged. Cleaves. Rufus Stanley and Albert N. Hawes. Search and seizure. lined $50 each with costs. Paid. Hugh Carney. Search and seizure. Discharged. Cleaves. Wm. H. Quinn and M. S. Gibson. Search and esizure. Fined $50 each with costs. Paid. William Hundu. Search and seizure. Discharg ed. ____ Rid Ion. The Hacemen Again.—The Hackmen N»ne are again in the field, and like the Resolute?, defeat greeted their first appearance this sea son. They played the Alert3 yesterday on the Western Promedade and they were whipped by a score of 24 to 19. Mr. Sawyer is business agent, captain and pitcher. Last evening two surgeons were busy setting his broken fingers, and it is thought he will be able to make bis second appearance Monday afternoon when the club try the Alerts again. They make a standing offer to play any clab in the state for the gate money. The Abt Sale.—Visitors were plentierthan purchasers at Schumacher’s art gallery last evening, and the sale of pictures was not so large as it should have been in view of the merit of the paintings. The prices were vary tow, and bargains were secured Dy nearly all who bid. The sale will be resumed this even ing, and will positively close then. This, the last oppoitunity to secure paintings at prices far below their value, ought not to be neglected l>y those who have a taste for good pictures. It ig -arely that such a chance is afforded. Real Estate Transfers.—The following are the real eb*'R® transfers recorded in this county yesterday: Cape Elizabeth—Lot buildings from Geo. H. Dow to Horace F. Davis. Deering—Lot ot land and buildings from Euza and Stephen Sargent to Joseph H* ler iev an.1 .John W. Rns?ell. North Yarmouth—Lot of land cODtainmg 41 acres with buddiDgs thereon, from Joseph H. Ferity and Jehu VV Russell to Eliza Sargent. Presentation.- A large number of the friends of Rev. Dr. Carrutbers met Tbursdav evening and presented him with a valuable gold beaded cane. Mr. H. G. Quincy made the presentation in behalf of tbe company. Brief Jottinga. Tho Second Parish Sabbath School will hold its anniversary next Sabbath evening, begin ning at 7.30 o’clock. Those having notes to pay are reminded that tha 30th beiBg a legal holiday notes falling due then are payable on tbe 29th. Tbe Infantry go on their annual excursion the 6th of Juno. Private parties have already begun to go to the Islands. Tbe father of the youDg man who recently attempted suicide on tbe steamer John Brooke, arrived in the city yesterday and took his son home. Tbe young man has been insane for some time. Counterfeit silver is abroad. Tbe bogus bears tbe date of 1876. A grand Centennial party aud dance will come off at Arcana Hall next Tuesday. “Ten Nights in a Bar room” will be produc ed at tbe Museum on June 9tb, by an amateur dramatic club of this city, for the benefit of tbe Portland Reform Club, Mr. William Calder taking the leading character. Hale has some remarkably fine photogrrpbs of the comiDg man whose name is James G. Blaine. “Results drawn from a positive source,” is the way a learned dentist put it to the profes sion the other evening. Scroggs has the im pression that it was a ten pound lobster snaked against tbe grain from the soles of his No. 12 through his mouth when be experienced the drawing process. The dust god had it all to himself yesttrday. Where is the sprinkler? A better looking lot of meu than those repre senting the Merrimac Valley Dental Associa tion are not often seen in any profession. The yacht clubs go on their annual cruise to day. The entertainment by Mystic Lodge this eve ning will be very interesting. There will be songs, instrumental music, &c. Ahmy and Navy Union Anniversary.— The annual meeting of tho Army aud Navy Union was held in their hall last evening when the following officers for,'the ensuing year were elected: President. W. E Dennison; Vice Presidents, Geo. E. Brown, W. E. Simmons, W. E. Thornes; Treasurer, Thus. J. Littlo; Secretary. George P. Sherwood; Assistant Sec retary, Geo. O. Gosae; Librarian, Geo. P. Sherwood; Quartermaster, Chas. E. Sullivan After the business of tbe meeting was finish, ed, the members of the association, with a por tion of the Portland Baud and representatives of the city papers, repaired to the Preble where “mine host” Gibson had in readiness one of those faultless repasts which have done so much to make the Preble one of the most popular hotels in Maine, Sapper despatched, the chairman of the committee, Mr. R. K. Gatley, called the gentlemen to order and after music by the band, proposed the first regular toast: The President of the United States. Tha band played "Hail to the Chief,” and Dr. Gordon responded in a happy manner. The Army, TheNavj, Tbe Ladies, The Press, succeeded, by Col. Bradbury, Capt. Dennison, Capt. G. E. Brown and Z. A, Smith. Mr. John O. Rice, in connection with thesenliment, “The Army,” on being called upon, spoke of the Army and Navy Union. Sentiments were also given to the Portland Band and to Mr. Gibson of the Preble. Mr. T. J. Little gave a sentiment ex pressive of the good will of the Association for the Grand Army, and called npon Mr. R. K. Gatley to respond. Mr. Little responde d to the sentiment ‘‘Our absent comrades.” Tbe party separated at midnight after sing ing “Marching through Geotgia” and giving three cheers for the newly elected officers. The occasion was one of unalloyed pleasure aod will be long remembered. Merrimae Valley Dental Association. At the close of Tuesday evening’s session, af ter a spirited debate, a resolution presented by Dr. Thomas Fillebrown was unanimously adopted, to the effect that a full course of med ical study was necessery as a preliminary step to a thorough preparation in the study of den tistry. At tbe close of the session the association, by invitation of the Portland dentists, adjourned to the Falmouth where a rich collation was en joyed by all. At its close Dr. S. Bacon wel comed the visiting members, after which words of cheer and fraternal feeling were expressed by a large number. At the session yesterday morning the follow ing persons were elected members: Br. G. M. Twitohell, Fairfield; Dr. Isaac Goddard, Lew iston, and Dr. J. W. Curtis. Brunswick. Clinics by Dr. G. A. Young of Con cord, N. H., Dr. L. S. Shepard of Boston, and Dr. Thomas Fillebrown of this city, introduc ing new improvements and new methods of operating. The essays and remarks have all been marked with a spirit of true enquiry after facts, and the results will be realized as individuals carry the suggestions into office practice. Tbe an nual session will be held in Boston in Novem ber. Abbival of Two Whales.—Burnum has at last been oatdone in the show business, for now an enterprising manager has sent to Labrador and securfed two fine young whales for exhibi tion. Some time since M. C. Coup, formerly the manager of P. T. Barnum’s great moral show, dispatched his agents to tbe coast of Labrador for the purpose of securing, if possi ble, one or more living whales for his new Crys tal Aquarium, now in process of construction on Broadway and 30th street. New York city. After long and patient labor,during which they suffered intensely from cold and ice, they were rewarded by the capture of two fine young whales. They were captured after an exciting chase and shipped to Quebec, where two im mense tanks were, constructed to receive them. From tbeie they were re-shipped by special cars over the Grand Trunk to this city, where they arrived last evening. They are evidently quite young, but are in fine condition. They are about twenty-five feet in length, and are considered tbe finest specimen ever seen on this coast. They will be shipped from here on ifou day by steamer to New York, so as to enable the agent to keep them well supplied with salt water. They can be seen in the Grand Trunk yard until they are shipped, and will doubtless be visited by huudr eds iu the next two days. Decoration Services Tomorrow.—Bos • worth Post will have Decoration Services at City Hall tomorrow afternoon, the Post attend ing in a body. Rev. Mr. Johnston will conduct the services, assisted by some of the other cler' g> of the city. The choral choir ol India street church, under the direction of Mr. Charles E. Hodgkins, will furnish the music. Mr. John ston will preach a sermon prepared for the oc casion. The exercises at Evergreen Cemetery on Sun day afternoon by the Army and Navy Union will be very appropriate. The ladies and chil dren will accompany the Union and wilt deco rate the graves. There will be a prayer by the Chaplain of the Union, poetical recitations by the children, and music by a select quartette. Fatal Accident.—Yesterday afternoon as two men were unloading a car of lumber at Jose’s lumber yard at the westiru end of the city, the lumber fell from the car upon Mr Geo. Ware, crushing him to the ground. The other man dodged behind a skid and narrowly escaped. Mr. Ware was at once extricated and Dr. Hutchinson called, hut be died just as the physician arrived. His death resulted from the rupture of a blood vessel. Coroner Gould was called, but did not deem an inquest necessary. The deceased was a man of steady habits and boarded at Mr. Dyer’s on Commer cial street. Portland & Machias Line.—On Tuesday next the steamer City of Lewiston will begin to make two trips a week to Machias. The City ot Richmond took a very large freight to Rockland last evening, which is to he transferred to the Charles Houghton at Rockland, to be shipped to Ellsworth and Deer Isle. The goods were purchased in this city by traders who have usually bought iu Boston. The facilities offered by putting the Houghton on the route from Rockland to Ellsworth has induced them to purchase in this city. Public Grounds.—The Committee on Pub lic Grounds, of which Alderman Taylor is chairman, have nearly completed the annual “slicking up,” which has been done more thor oughly than usual. The scraggy brush along the brow of the Western Promenade Las been removed giving it a very tidy appearauco. Mr. Itundlett is putting Lincoln Parkin excellent order, trimming the borders of the walks and renovating the walks themselves. StEBEOscopic View.—This evening the en terprising firm of C. D. B. Fisk & Co will give a public stereoscopic view in front of their store on Middle street. A large canvass will be arranged on the store opposite upon which the pictures will be sbowu. The pictures will he worth seeing, and there is no doubt but what the street will be throngod all the evening. Annual Challenge Cap Regalia. Tbe anuual cnalleuge cup regatta of tbe I’orU laud Vacht Club came off yesterday. Theie wero no formal entries for the race as all boats belonging to the club are supposed to compete. As it was, there were fourteen boatt that start ed, but only six of them went over tbeir several courses. The wind was blowing fresh all day from the South, and no better day could have been selected for tbe race. The judges decided not to start the race uutil 10.45 instead of 10 o’clock, the time settled upon. Long before the time for starting the end of Cnston House wharf and the club house piazza were crowded with spectators who were anxious to witness the start. At 10.30 the first gun was fired to bring the boats into line. Fifteen minutes later a gun from the club room told the yachts they could weigh anchor and proceed at once. This signal was speedily heeded and each and every boat in line got a fine start. The Viva, which was lying nearest tbe Cape side, took a good strong puff from the land and led tbe squadron around tbe breakwater, closely fol lowed by the Rambler, Undine, Mischief, Edda and tbe Mist. This position was not kept long for the second and third class yachts were obliged to part company as their courses lay in different directions. Tbe Casco lead the sec ond class as easily as the Viva led tbe Sparkle. Just before reaching Green Island the Sparkle gave up the race, leaving the Viva to go over tbe course alone. The Gracie wei t nearly over the course, but as tbe Casco was far ahead she did not make her last buoy, but returned to tbe starting point and her time was not taken. Tbe only contest of tbe whole race was between the twoscbooDers, Undine and Rambler,in tbe second class. Both boats got started together and sailed over tbe whole course, a distance of 18 miles, in company, until after getting inside the breakwater when the wind left the Rambler slightly and the Undine crossed the line a few moments in advance. The Mist lead the Edda in the third class boats and won the cup. The course for the first class boats was 31 miles, for the second class 18, and for the third class 12. Tbe judges were B. J. Willard, F. Willard and T. K. Jones. Tne following time table gives the figures: FIRST CLASS. W &5 a S' S. * a 2. S 2: ~ s S §• 'a J* Zl 2 ^ a 2: a* S’ 3. £ : § : 1 45 2.3SL47 3.51.47 3.X1.23 8ECOXD CLASS. C.iseo (sloop).10.45 2.03.31 3.18.31 2.30.40 Undine (schr.)... 10.45 2.37 27 3.52 27 2.58.27 Rambler (schr)... 10.45 2.41.12 3.00,12 unknown THIRD CLASS. Mist.10.45 1.08.40 2.23.40 1.44.52 Kdda.10.45 1.20.42 2.35.42 1.50.12 From the above it will be seen that the Viva bolds the cup for tbe first class, the Casco in tbe second class sloops and the Undine for second class schooners, while tbe Mist has tbe third class cup. Tbe race was a very satisfac tory one t> all concerned. A fine view of tbe race conld be had from the new yacht Vif, which went nearly over the course with a large party of gentlemen. This boat will probably »W* UUUIUbdO VO U IUU 1 UUUU) I1I1U UidU V others. Body Found.—The body of a mau was found iu the dock near Smith’s wharf early yesterday morning. It was removed to Rich’s undertaker room where it was identified as that of John Maley, a laborer on New Federal street. He has not beau at home for several days, but from appearances the body had been in rhe water but a short time. Coroner Hall was called but did not consider an inquest nec essary, as appearances went to show that he fell overboard whib intoxicated. Personal. Mr. Royal Cummings^editor of the Vermont Farmer, a weekly paper published at St. Johns bury. is in the city stopping at the City Hotel. Hon. Charles H. Haskell, Centennial Com missioner, has changed his quarters from the Grand Exposition to the Elm Avenue Hotel. His letters should be addressed to that hotel, adding “corner of Elm Avenue and 41st street." Departure of Jailbirds.—Warden Rice was in town yesterday and took six prisoners to bis home in Thomaston. It will be some time before their familiar faces will be recog nized on the streets. To-day F. O. Bailey & Co. are to sell at auction the whole of tbeir fine assortment of furniture. This lot was made by one of the best known manufacturers in New England, and is in good condition. Those in want of nice furniture should not fail to attend this sale, as the whole will be sold to the highest idder. A large number of peisons have in pected the stock the last few days. The Nutritive Tonic, prepared by Dr. Boring, is one of the best medicine* for the debilitated to be found in the market. It is the result of carefnl study and experiment, like all Dr. Boring’s preparations, and those who have used it are lavish iu its praise. Physicians also endorse it. Its sale has been unprecedented. Horatio Staples offers some very attractive bargains iu spring dress; goods. While out shopping to-day, drop into his store, No. 180 Middle street, and see the fins stock of goods he has to select from. Religious News aud Notes. Seventeen were received into the Methodist chnrch atTopsfield on Sunday, the 14th inst. The extensive religious interest continues iu Mercer without abatement. There is considerable religions interest in Colombia, also in Harringtou. The Dniveisalist State Convention will be held in this city June 27, 28 and 29, Eight persons were admitted to the church at Winterpoit, Sunday, the 21st. Rev. W. R. Cross of Orono accepts his call to Elm street church, Camden, and will begin his labors there by the first of June. The new Free Baptist church in Brunswick is rapidly approaching completion. Work is finished on the exterior. More than fifty conversions are reported at East Orrington. Sixteen have already joined the Congregational church. Rev. C. F. Dole of the Plymouth church of +1ai'o sti + n +V.« _ _ Jamaica PlaiD, Mass., last Sunday morniBg. The Episcopal Diocesan Convention of Cali fornia has just refused women the right ty vote for vestrymen, by a small majority. Last Sunday two persons were baptized and received into the Baptist church at Houlton, and four were taken into the Freewill Baptist church. The Yarmouth First Pariah Sunday school celebrated its fiftieth anniversary Sunday, May 14th. The bell of the church edifice has been recently re-cast and increased in size. The English revisers of the New Testament held their 59th session April 25. The revision was carried through the 221 verse of the 5th chapter of the Epistle to the Ephesians. Freedom, in this state, has no minister, no preaching, no Sunday school, but a large and constant Democratic majority. Just now there is hope because of two well attended prayer meetings. The Lewiston Young Men’s Christian Asso ciation at its annual meeting reported that the receipts of last y--ar weie 81,697.10, and ex penditures, including 3775 for City Missionary, 31,669.35. There are about 859 of unpaid bills. The Christian Union ot the United States will hold its General Conncil at Providence chapel, Hancock county, Ohio, May 31. The Christian Union is an organization which de signs to unite all of the Christian denomina tions in the country. The American Sunday School Union reports for the year ending March 1, 1876, 1236 new schools established, 6074 teachers newly enlist ed, and 40,774 scholars gathered into the schools, its missionaries havo visited 12,957 families. Messrs. Moody and Sankey will go to Chicago early in June, where they will open the new church which has been built for Mr. Moody. It is stated, authoritatively, that all of Mr. Moody’s sermons are caretu'ly prepared and written out bsfore delivery. The leading ministers of the Unitarian Con ference recently held at Philadelphia, advocate the opening of the exhibition Sundays. If it is the purpose of religions people to keep thou sands out of the beer gardens about the gates, they cannot do otherwise than advocate that policy. The Gospel Banner cannot have many doubt ers among its readers respecting the safety of tbe cardinal doctrine which the name Uuiver salist implies, judgiog from the frequency with which they call upon the able editor to explain the “new birth.” The latest request for light comes from Limerick, where the Y. M. C. A. have teen holding revival meetings. The Kennebec Valley Camp-meeting will begin on the beautiful grounds of the Associa tion at Richmond, on Monday, the 7th day of August, continuing one week.-The State Camp-meeting will be held on the camp grounds at Richmond, beginning on Monday, the 14th day of August.-The l’oland Camp meeting, in charge of Rev. E. Martin of Augusta, who knows how to direct such affairs, will begin on the 22d of August. The revival at Gorham, where Mr. Whittier the evangelist, is laboring, has spread quietly but rapidly until it embraces nearly all the stndents of the Seminary as well as many others. Thursday evening week, after the regular meeting in the church, seventy-five converts and inquirers met in the vestry for prayer and conversation, with the brother and pa-tors who are so deeply interested in the work. Meetings are held day and evening, and are largely attended. Cincinnati has arranged for a religious Cen tennial celebration during Whitsunday week, beginning on Sunday, the 4th of Jane. On that day the clergy are to preach on subjects of their owj choosing. Monday evening, June 5tb, all the churches are to he open for prayer and praise. The next three days are to be giv en to essays, conferences, children’s meetings and open air services. Friday is the Sunday School festival day. Tho Christian Register (Unitariau) says that while the Western churches have multiplied five-fold and the Eastern churches are not much more numerous than they were twenty years ago, Eastern churches now contribute three times as much as they did when the Western Conference began, and the Western churches are still quite near their original amount. Several Eas'ern churches have just given more to missionary objects than all the seventy-three Western churches pnt together expect to give. One of the most remarkable of our Ameri can Sunday Schools is that of the church of the Disciples (the Rev. JameSiFreeman Clarke’s), Boston, which numbers aiome eight hundred pupils in its various classes, chief of which ranks the pastor's Bible class of about two hun dred. There ate forty-eight classes. The lib rary contains iwo thousand volumes. The one lesson system—The Life and Teachings of Je sus—has been the plan pursued by most of the classes. The Rev. Dr. Robinson, President of B own University, recently supplied the pulpit of the First Unitarian church of Providence in the ab sence of the pastor, and his sermon was regard ed as a remarkablo one as coming from a lead ing Baptist divine. Ho maiDtiined that relig“! ion, like the physical world, had its epochs amt revolutions, and that the present movement, although bloodless, is deeper and more signifi cant than any preceding oue. He was not afraid of progress, bat is convinced that the Christian religion is more firmly established than ever in the world. A congressional inquiry respecting tho army chaplains sets them in no very enviable light. Col. Palmer of the 2d cavalry, who has served since 184G, calls them “the greatest incubus on the army,” and says: “A more useless and worthless set of drones and idlers were never fastened upon aDy body of men. The men who have been appointed to these positions are generally characterless men, who are no exam ple to either the officers or men, and they bring the Christian religion into contempt wherever they go. Gen. Ord, whose service dates from 1839, says that not more than one in ten is use ful. Capt. Guy N. Henry, 2d cavalry, says thi-ir presence is demoralizing. W. H. H. Murray wants conceits gathered into the churches without doctrinal confessions of any sort; because, says he “whoever has re pented of sin and has faith toward Christ is al ready a member of the church of the Most High, in good and regular standing. And all earthly and local churches must receive him or her as such,” He urges this not as anything new, but as particularly needed in New Eng land, where “a custom has come into vogue of ‘examining’ Christians who desire to make public confession of their faith, in an inquisi torial way and to an extent obnoxious to Scrip tim* and also to Ohrist.ian nnnrtoQv anrl nhari.* ty.” Edward Eggleston objects in the Sunday School Times to the prevalent international system of lessons. “Progressive Sunday School men,” bo says, “even now chafe under a des potic monotony.” The committee which pre pares the lessons “acts upon the theory that a Sunday School is a sort of primary theological institution; that the test of success is the quan tity of information about Boaz or Josiah that the scholar is able to retaio.” He expects thunderbolts” on his bead for sayiug it, but be insists upon it “that, 1, the international sys tem is not in any sense sacredly identified with Christian piety; it is a system under which big oted school ■ are sure to get their Bible lessons carefully filtered through denominational fil ters. 2, That notwithstanding the publishing interest involved, and a sort of Fourth of July sentiment about Christian union, it must soon er or later give way. 3, That, beyoud its use io diffusing widely established methods, the advaotages claimed for it are of uo practical account. It is of do real benefit ta Melbourne iu Australia, to know that Binghamptou in New York studies the same bard passage in the book of Samuel on tbe same day. Maine Business Notes. The Fianklin Land and Lumber Company, whose headquarters are in Boston, tbe cor poration that has based the saw mill at tbe east end of the Kennebec dam in Augusta, has just met with a sad mishap iu tbe loss of one of their valuable dams on Carrabasset stream. The consequence is that the company will be unable this season to get all their logs down to the mills. Appearances now indicate that out of nine millions of feot, they will be lucky if they get out one million feet. It is their inten tion, however, to furnish plenty of business for their mill, even if they have to buy logs of other millmen. They have recently laid out about 81500 on repairs on their leased mill in Augusta. , The new steam mill being erected on the east side of the river in Augusta, on the site of tbe one burned last October, is rapidly approaching completion. It is expected that the mill will be completed and ready for business about the last of June, when it will give employment to a crew of thirty-five men—about tbe force it took to run tbe former mill. The structure, fitted with machinery, etc., ready for operations, will cost about 825,000. Tbe company running it will engage in.tbe manufacture of long aud short lumber. STATE NEWS. CUMBERLAND COUNTY. A correspondent writes: The dwelling house, stable .and out buildings, belonging to Solomon Schien, near Standish vilUge, were all destroy ed by fire Thursday night; insured. KENNEBEC COUNTY. Francis H. Brown of North Vassalboro had his thumb and three fingers nearly severed from his hand, while working with a whip-saw in the machine shop at the Lockwood factory in Waterv.lle, Tueday. Win. Priest of North Vassalboio, while at work with a spaa of horses in his field, the horses took fright aud run against a tree, breaking the neck of on8 of them. Jacob Wyman of North Vassalboro lost five sheep by exposure to the storm ou Monday night. They had been shorn a few days pre vious. The Journal says whib Mrs. M. H. Wheeler, living on Eastern avenue, was absent lrom the city, her house has beeo entered, probably by bovs. On returning aft *r a fnrr.niaht.’e ah_ sence, a back door was found open; everything was in confusion about the house, trunks broken open, and household articles scattered about promiscuously. Nothing of any great value was taken, l'he boys have been usiog the house as a sort of rendezvous, as lights have been seen there several nights. The annual meeting of the stockholders of the Somerset Railroad will be held at Memori al Hall, West Waterville, June 14th. A new organ has just been placed in the First Baptist church iu Augusta by Mr. Geo, A. Ryder of Boston, at a cost of $3000. There was a slight fire in tbo Mansion House> Augusta, Thursday afternoon. KNOX COUNTY. A peculiar stone has recently been found in an embaukmeut at Carver’s Cove. It is about six by two inches and from one quarter to one half inch in thickness, beautifully polished. There are sixty-nine notches cut in the edges of it aud a hole in one corner as large as a pea. How aud when it was buried there is a myste ry. Some think it a sign that treasures are buried iu that vicinity. The Gazette says last Saturday afternoon Miss Agnes Piston, a girl fifteen or sixteen years of age, daughter of Mr. A. Piston of Rockland, was engaged in cleaning a pair of gloves with benzine, having them on her hands lor the purpose, and was hoi ling them over the kitchen stove to day, when the benzine caught fire aud enveloped her hands in a fierce blaze. She extinguished the flames by folding her hands in a rug. The pain that ensued was maddening, causing her to become delirious for two hours. When the gloves were taken off the unfortunate girl’s hands, as well as the lower portion of her arms, were found to be severely burned. A party of Canadian gypsies aro perambu lating in the neighborhood of Camden. Mr. Manassas S. Hovey, a well known elder ly citizen of Rockland, while reading a news paper in his house Tuesday morning, suddenly drooped his paper, fell forward aud almost in stantly expired. OXFORD COUNTY. The house of Mrs. Granville Brown in Bethel was burned Wednesday night; loss $1000; in sured for $000. The house was unoccupied, and it is thought by some to havo been an in cendiary fire.' The house owned by Frank Young, and oc cupied by John Hyer, was burned last week, during the absence of the family. The house was situated about one mile and a half from Oxford village, aud was valued at $75. No in surance. PENOBSCOT COUNTY. Mr. Charles F. Crockett, son of Charles Crockett, Esq., of Dexter, left home a few weeks since on a tour for his health. Wednes day his parents received a despatch that he had died at a railway station in Wyoming Territo ry. He was an estimable young man. Tbe Dexter Gazette says Monday forenoon, as Mr. Gershom Gould of Dexter, was driving a team of horses to plough, some of rigging failed and let one end of the “evener” back against his leg with such force that both bones were broken short off. PISCATAQUIS ( OUNTY. The ice left Moosehead Lake on Tuesday, ‘23d inst. YORK COUNTY. A miser named Hiram SpiDney, aged about | 07 years, living at Eliot Neck, was found dead in bis bed a few nights ago. He livpd in a wretched, squalid state, and on searching his effects somo $10,000 was found secreted in dif ferent parts of his house. M. H. Reddy, Merchant Tailor. Garments cut, made or trimmed, so as to he manufactured at home. Satisfaction guaranteed. Also cleansing, dyeing and repairing executed with neatness and dispatch,—418 Cougress Hall] between Temple and Exchange streets. Mrs Manchester, so long and favorably known as a skillful physician, will be at the Biddeford House, Biddeford, June 3d, for ten days only. my27d4l&wlt The steam yacht Tourist will rua to the Monongaliela from 1 to 5 o'clock to day and Sunday. The steamer Express will take visitors from the end of Custom House wharf to the “Mo nongahela” on Sunday afternoon, from 1 o’clock to 5. • Corsets.—See the new and desirable corsets at Davis & Co.’s—the largest var’ety and at very low prices. Music —Ira Stockbridge sells $1(1.00 worth of music for $1.50. See. the Bouquet of Music. my27 eodlw Ladies’, Misses’ and Children’s merino un dervests for summer wear, just opeued by Davis & Co. 1 have used Dr. J. S. Cram’s Fluid Light ning in many cases of headache and neuralgia without a failure. G. W. Clive. Bustles.—Another full assortment of bustles opened to-day. Davis & Co. New Spring and Summer Hats. Orin Hawkes & Co., 482 and 484 Congress streti. Fringes.—The largest assortment of fringes to be found in the city is at Davis & Co ’S. The St. Nicholas Hotel, New York, is justly famous for its excellent cuisine, its airy rooms, and its comfortable beds. . It is located on Broadway, between Spring and Broome streets, and is most convenient to travelers arriving by railroads or steamships. The prostration and enfeeblement experi enced by those who suffer from Bright’s dis ease, dropsy, kidney, bladder and glandula troubles, pains in the back and loins, suppres sion and incontinence of urine, female irreeur larities, etc., is entirely remove 1 bv DR. BUL LOCK’S KIDNEY REMEDY, NEPHRETI CUM. It disarms and drives out of the system all maladies of this nature, and those inciden tal thereto. my23eod&wlw-(i—21—3(1—51 Pyle’s Dietetic Saleratus.—Universally acknowledged the best in use. Each pourd bears the name of James Pyle. None genuine without. unel9Sly NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. A-TSTD Best Assortment OF1 fas, Boys’ and Childrens CLOTHiNG IX TIIE ST AT** - 'JSSi MEN’S CLOTHING! Yacht Flannel Suits, English Worsted Suits, American Worsted Suits, Knickerbocker Suits, Scotch Suits, Tricot Suits, Grey Homespun Suits, English aud American Cassimcrc Suits In all Colors and Grades. BOYS’ CLOTHING! iu the same goods and colors ns the Men’s Children’s Clothing. Sailor Suits. English Worsted Suits, Yacht Cloths Knickerbockers, Cassimercs and Tricots. GENTS’ FURNISHING GOODS! Bine, Brown, W hite and Check Over alls. White Shirts, Wool, Cotton, Merino and Lisle Socks, Paper and Linen Collars and CuiTs, Suspenders,, Bows and Underwear, aud every thing in this line. Before buying Clothing of ;any kind the public should examine our Slock, and be convinced that we have the finest Bonds for the least money. WE 1)0 MOT SELL COTTON PANTS TO BLIND MEN for $3. and warrant them all Wool Neither do we profess to sell Goods by ine une price Nysi.m, ana tncn come down ^3 on a Suit, or insult persons be cause they do not buy and pay our price. Parties buying of us will receive polite atteutioo. If we have not what you want, then we finrt no fault if you do not buy what we have got. We own our Goods cheaper than any party in Maine, and can sell such 10 per cent less. J. Burleigh & Co., 189 MIDDLE ST. my20 dtf CENTEurmriAL TRUNK DEPOT, 152 Exchange Street. We have on hand a large nud wella« nortrri Stock of OCR OWN mid NEW YORK MaNUPAC TURK of TRUNKS, VALISES, RAOS and SIIAWI. STRAPS, which we are Helling nt price, to HUit the Ilmen. TRUNKS nnd CANVAS COVERS MADE TO ORDER. AIho repairing neatly done. EDWARD MIXON, my27 AGENT. deodis2w >5 O! ® O W g 2 TREES, PLANTS, ROSES, * % O ... .. ■ g O KTAT ‘J88 MIDDLE ST. m £ « s3 » S 2 c pt my2(i dlw • p BANANAS l_BANANAS! Received this day per Steamer from New York 200 Bundies Bananas, Bed & Yellow, lor sale cheap by G. G. HACKETT & CO., my2i Head Central Wharf. d5t To Let. A PLEASANT Lower Rent of 5 rooms, at 38 Chestnut Street, for $15 per month to a unall family. Apply to L. TAYLOR. my27dtl 178 Commercial Street. Pattner Wanted. A PARTNER with from $300 to $700 to invest iu a good paying business iu this city. Address O, Press Office.' my27tf NEW ADVERTISEMENTS HANDSPUN BLACK CASHMERE SILK, man ufactured from the purest Ital ian Silk, by the old and celebra ted House oi “Hamot,” Lyons, France. A new lot of these goods are now for sale by HORA TIO STAPLES, 180 Middle St„ Portland. Another Invoice of the famous GUINET BLACK SILK for $1.50. The regular price for these goods is $2.00. Also a good LUSTRE SILK for 85 cts. PRINTS 5 els. a yard, and no trash either, at STAPLES’. BLACK IIERNANIS from 25 cts. up to an elegant Silk and Wool for $1.25. PARASOLS by the multitude from 20 cts. to $5.00, all sizes. A lot of SPRING DRESS GOODS marked down to 12 1-2 cts. HEAYY BLACK CASHMERES, double width, for t»5c, 70c, 75c, 90c and $1.00. No better bar gains in America. A good BLACK ALPACA for 25c a yard, and better ones in propor tion. All this and more at Horatio Staples’, 180 Middle Street, PORTLAND. for Samples. my27 il3tis WANTED ! A Few Active Men — IN to solicit applications for Life Insurance — IK THE — New England Mutual life IwaiE Co, OF BOSTON. THE NEW ENGLAND 18 ONE OF THE OLDEST AND STRONGEST Life Companies in America. It has paid to policy holders iu Maine over $1,000,000 since its organization. Its policies are Ybe rmtMlIb eral of any of the old Companies, and are absolutely NON-FORFEITING under the Statute Law of Massachusetts. The fol lowing table shows the time an ordinary life policy will be kept in force by the operation of this Law when the premiums Dave been paid in cash: Age when Insured. 1 pay’t. 2pay*ts. 3 pay’ts. Spay’ts. I *< U ^ d Kj C r> w op op P M ?■>*-! P ««J *-i on i co 1 cd 30 I 1 329 3 300 5 277 9 216 40 | 2 49 4 96 6 125 10 86 50 | 2 32 4 24 5 340 9 131 It requires no action on the part of the policy hold er to secure the benefits of this Law. During 1875 were paid to the families of deceased members of this Company under this Statute; every dollar of said amount would have been lost to them had they been insured in any Company chartered outside of Mass achusetts. This Company will also give PAID UP insurance or FASH in lieu of the above equity if desired. There is nothing desirable in FIFE INSURANCE which cannot be obtained in this Company. Competent persons who are at present unemployed, or those having leisure hours, liberally dealt with on application to % M ■! Ji II a I*-*, 't » V. Kj. I nnDUA, GEN'L AGENT, PORTLAND, Mo. my27eod w21tt Rent Wanted. OF five or six rooms, in tlie central or western part of the city. Anyone having a pleasant convenient rent will learn of a good tenant by ad dressing P, o. Boa C52. my27dlw* Baled Hay for Sale IN lots to suit purchasers. Price eighteen (18) dol lars per ton at BROWN’S SUGAR HOUSE, my27dlwis* York Street. SHIRTS i Unlaundricd Shirts, all finished, and made ot Wamsuttn Cottons and nice Linen Bosoms and Cuffs Tor the low price ol $1.25 ! Call and Examine Them. Charles Custis & Co., * 493 CONGRESS ST. wy3 isdly MHO E 18 HOSE 10 CENTS PER TOOT. Wc will sell Hose for washing windows, sidewalks, sprinkling lawns, gardens, Ac., at the low price of lO cents per foot aud 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 by simply turning the stop cock. Try these and jou will use no others. Call aud examine at Uall's Rubber Store, UNDER EALMOUTII HOTEL. myie dtf Side Lace Boots I A full assortment in French Kid, neat and pretty. Also in French Morocco for Walking Bouts. Meas ures teken and nice fitting Boots made to order lor men or women. M. a. PALMER. ja28 dtf MISCELLANEOUS. AVe shall continue our great sale by offering a large aud complete assortment, ranging from 25 cts. to $4,00 Each. As special bargains we shall otter 25 doz Shade Hats, worth 38 cts., for 25 cents. 25 doz. Shade Hats, worth (»0 cts., for _ 38 cents. 50 doz. Shade Hats, worth 75 cts., for 50 cents. 4 cases Boys’ Trimmed Hats, worth $1.2o, for 75 cents. 5 case3 Trimmed Hats, worth $1.00, for 7.) eents. 1 case Leghorn Sailors, worth $1.25, for 7» cents. 1 case Centennial Sailors, worth 75 ets., for 50 cents. 25 cases Canton Hats (all siyles), worth 75 cents and $1.00, for 50 cents. 50 cases Imitation Chip and Tape Hats, worth $1.50, for $1 00. We would call special attention to our liue of French Chip Hats. Also lo our R1STORI HAT ! A new and nobby shape just out. Also to our fine Leghorn Novelty Hat! Just ihc prettiest shape out tor a Child's Dress Hat. Our stock of French Flowers, Ostrich Tips, Fancy Feathers, Ornaments, Trimming Silts, &c , &c., is the largest to be found in Ihe city, and will be sold to meet the times. Experienced Milliners in attend, ance. APPKEATICE CIKI.S wanted immediately. H. S. KALER & CO., 259 Kiddle Street. my2t_ dlw 76. ^67. D. W. CLARK & CO., No. 17 Market Street. Season Trices for Families and Offices. 10 lbs. daily, from June to October 1.8 6 00 15 “ “ “ . 8 00 20 5‘ •• “ . 10 00 Ice will be delivered earlier than 1st Jnne and later than 1st October, at the same rate per month (3T*as during the Season—ia MONTHLY 1PRICES. Monthly rates apply to all not taking Ice the whole season, or four months, 10 lbs. daily per month.. 82 00 15 “ ‘ . 2 50 20 “ “ . 3 00 Any customer leaving town for Two Weeks or more at one time, by giving noiice at the office, will be entitled to a proper reduction. We particularly request our Customers to report any neglect of our drivers in leaving tbe Ice; com plaints for carelessness or any other cause if made at the office, will be attended to promptly. my23 dGw — AND — Sun Umbrellas. W© have just received a large and elegant assortment of the latest styles in Parasols and Mun Umbrellas. Owing to the recent great depression of basinets in Bostou and New York, we have been enabled to bny these goods 15 per cent, under price. The benefit of this discount we offer onr 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 & MOORE, Congress St,, Cor. Brown. dec29•_ dtf Maine Blackwood, (FORMERLY NORWOOD) Sired by Blackwood, (3 years old, record 2.31) 1st dam by Norman, sire of Lula, 2.15, May Queen 2.20. 2d dam by Mawbrino Chief, sire of Lady Thorne, 2.18. Blackwood, sire of Blackwood, Jr.. 4 years old, record 2 32. Freshman A years, 2.36$. Rosewood 5 years, MILNE BLACKWOOD, Brown colt, sired 1872. Trotted full mile last fall as 3 year old in 2.36$, and drew wagon in 2.40$. Js six teen hands high and weighs 1075 lbs. Will make this season (and only one in Maine) at 5500—payable in advance. Apply to JOHN DALY, Box 1819, or Head of St. John St. my!3__tltfia Ladies’ Fine Boots! in all the leading styles, including the Seamless Side Lace Boots — IK — FREW II 4KD AMERICAN MID. Ladie ’ Fiue Boots in all Widths a Specialty. Also a line of the celebrated Newark nand siewed W ork lor Gents’ weur. «u. i jhim mreei. pkebleLdavis7' I LEAVITT & DAVIS. 53^*Measures taken for Ladies’ and Gent’s boots. apr20__eodtf H. M. Payson& CO., DEALERS IN Government Bonds, State and City Securities, BANK STOCK, &c., 32 Exchange Street. my2Teodtf 3XT ewStore. Geo. M. Boswortli, Formerly with YInirell, Bailey & C-o., has taken the New Store Cor, Free & Cotton Sts., and intends to keep a full assortment of UPHOLSTERY GOODS of every description for Drapery and Drrnra. liv. Work. By making a specialty of this depart ment in upholstery, we propose to place before the public every facility lor obtaining tlio newest designs and fabrics, and at lowest prices. Also Wiudow Shades and Fixture., And a complete assort ment of Kootn Paper. mb21tf S M0i\DS INi>IA STHEET. DYE' Coa|i .?5ye<’’ House | Pants . M"! . I I ET1 Cotton and Wool Dresses Dyed Without Ripping. aprll 2m French Shoes, I • c Cans French Shoes may be found at Car o w ell’s, ; Under the Falmouth. < my20 hwltf French Laundry in?. LACE collars, handkerchiefs, Arc., pillow shams, lace curtains, t£c., laundried in the most satis factory manner. Orders left at 81 Newbury St., Portland, Me. my26 * dlw* i _AUCTION SALK* Pianos at Auction. ^I^Q-JDAY, at 2} o'clock, at Salesroom 35 Exchange A Street, we shall sell one Bradbury Piano, 7 1-3 octave, round corners, rosewood frame, a splendid Instrument, in perfect order, and one Woodward & Brown, als» a very fine Piano. BAIEiKlf Sc t’O , Auctioneer*. myJ/_<m_ By Schumacher Bros., fifth annual sale — op — BV AMERICAN ARTISTS. AT AUCTION, On TUiirsilay, Friday and Saturday, May 25, 20 and 27, At a l.lnodT |.‘jp. ra. Each Bay, At Our Gallery 463 Congress St. AMONG this collection will lie found many paint ings superior to any offered in our previous Miles, and we cordially Invite our triends and the public to an inspection of this collection. We append he names of some of the artists represented: J. G. Fletcher, S. L. Gerry, C. H Grant, Beuj Champney, Win. E. Norton, E. H. Howe, Fied Kimball, H. G Hewes, H. B. Browu, W W. Brown, C. J. Schumacher, Cyrus F. Davis, Faqronicus, Alfred Ordway, S W. Griggs, .John C. Miles, Geo W. Seavey, K. G Champney, DeBlois H. K. Burdick. G, T. Higgins, Wesley Webber, »J. T. Wood, Frank I.em&n. On Exhibition from Monday. May till day of Male. F O. Bailey Sc Co., Auctioneer*. iuyi <i6t_ IMPORTANT SALE — OF — FIRST CL1SS& ELEGANT NEW FURNITURE — BV — Dn Saturday, May 27th, at 10 o’clock A.M., and 21-2P. M„ WE shall sell at our Rooms 35 ami 37 Exchange Street, the largest and best Stock of first class lew Furniture ever gold iu Maine, consisting ot Parlor Suits in Plush, Terry, Serge and Hair Cloth, Elegant. Black Walnut Chamber Sets (10 pieces >acb), Easilake and other designs, some costing as iigh as $300, Sideboards, very tine, Parlor Desks, i variety of designs, some very elogant Book Cases, dat Trees, Fancy Chairs, Folding Chairs, Easy Chairs, some puffed and richly nphofsterod. Marble op, Library, Work, Office, Bouquet. Inlaid ami Pillar Extension Tables, somo very elaborate, Jhertiniers, with and without Writing Drawers. Ac., fee., Ac. The above goods are from the Work [looms of F. Geldowsky, and other equally c«le >rate<l manufacturers, and will comprise some ot ibeir best and most elaborate work. We assure our riemls and the public, that this is the largest and Ine-t stock ever sold in Maine. On exhibition Friday, May 26th. V.Mt. BAILEV & CO., &TOti.TOera. mj-ai _ dill PLANTS AT AUCTION. ON WEDNESDAY". May 31st, at 10 a. m., at Salesroom 35 and 37 Exchange Street, we shall Jell a large invoice ot Plants from the Conservatories >f Hovey & Co., Boston, consisting of the usual varieties ot Roses, Geraniums, Fuschlas, Ivies, Lilies, Ferns, Mixei Baskets, Verbenas, Pansies and many -are Plants. This will probably bo the onlv sale Hovey & Co., will make in this city this season. F. a. BA1LEY& CO., Asctisscen. my27d4t SPECIAL. SALE OF BY AUCTION, ON THURSDAY, June 1st, AT lO O’CLOCK, — AT THE — Horse and Carriage Mart on Plum Street. WE have instructions to sell without reserve one car load ot young and reliable country Horses, [n the lot are Horses adapted to all kinds of work ind prime drivers. The Horses will be warranted as •epresented. An opportunity will be given to ex amine them on dav before sale. At same time a lot )t Carriages and Harnesses will be sola. F. O. HAILEY Or CO., Auctioneers, my 22 dtd — OF — FURNITURE EVER OFFERER IN PORTL AND may be found at 46 Exchange St., G, A. Whitney & Co., and at Prices that will astonish every one! Bankrupt Stock OF — 10 PIECES EACH, BOO Marble Top and Library Tables, ■MHigiii ior casn, ana win »<• suia lower than can be bought in this market. lOO PARLOR SLITS ot our own manufacture, and the cheapest suit we sell upholstered, one hall pure Hair. Best suits all irare Hair. All nr Furniture put iu the best order and delivered tree ot charge. Our facilities are such for tnanu lacturing 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. pi >3dtt BEFORE BlllNa A SEWING MACHINE, be sure aud see the NEW PHILADELPHIA or TRIUNE, {VTiich sells at 40 per cent, leg* than other flint class Shuttle Machine. Call, (ft gent for Circulars and Samples ot Work, at No. S3 Casco St. nalj AO ENTS WANTED. d3m ££llr $3.50 and your old 911K Hat will buy a NEW STYLE SUMMER Silk „ . Hat at A. L. MERRY’S Ur|4ft 237 Middle Street, 11(1 loo sign of the Gold mylSdtt Hat. Boys’ Custom Clothing I HRS. F. C, CHASE rould inform her old customers and friend* that she ias reopened the store Corner Portland and Hrchanic wired*, where she i* prepared to ut and make Boys* Clothing in the latest style* 'rimmings constantly ou baud. Old Maxim—*‘Firp otue tirst served.** mcJhldtf Now is the Time to Cleanse Feather Beds ^WEET, clean beds and pillows will prevent sick 3 ness. Beils and pillows throughly renovated y *tram. at 218 Federal Street, near Temple, irders loft there will receive prompt attention. »P23___eodtf ciiarcoalT7" Hr-ANTED 1000 Bushels Hard Wood Charcoal at FT Eastern Kai'road. Address 7T2 Portland ’MtOftice, or PAI.MEK CLARK. Corner Portland nd Urove Sts., Portland, Mondays. apt!8dtf

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