Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, May 31, 1876, Page 2

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated May 31, 1876 Page 2
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to be more profitable to the original con structors than the Union Pacific was—Mr. Blaine advised a personal friend to go in “on the ground floor,” and told him of a chance to do it,is paraded as proof of a corrupt connec tion with the road. So far as it proves anything, it does, in fact prove the exact opposite. It says, “I cannot “touch it.” This was not written for the public eye, in the light of Credit Mobilier and subse quent experiences, but in strict privacy, In a straightforward business letter to a personal friend, as far hack as 1870. And, as if to Make the whole thing absurd, the authors of the scandal go on to show that the friend did raise the money, and that after all Mr. Blaine failed to get him the chance to invest it!—Y. Y. Tribune. News and Other Items. Earl Dufferin, governor general of Canada, has been appointed by the Queen, a Knight of the Grand Cross of St. Michael and St. George. Mr. Moody, the revivalist, last Thursday sent a despatch to the Centennial Commission ers thanking them for closing the Centennial Exhibition on Sundays. “Brick” Pomeroy has modestly placed a bust of himself on the outer wall of his news paper office. ft is feared, cruelly remarks the Chicago Tribune, that be will soon have ready a bust of his newspaper. It is rumored that the will of A. T. Stewart will be contested by a horde of Turneys, who claim to be relatives of the deceaed. Mr. Stew art’s second name, it will be remembered, is Turney. Mr. Ulysses S. Grant. Jr., the private secre tary to the President, who was admitted to the bar of the New York Supreme Court last week intends to fettle in New York within a few months, for the practice of his profession. One of the attractions of the Paris Exhibi tion of 1878 is to be the largest balloon ever made. It will contain eighteen thousand cubic metreB of gas, aDd is to bo tweuty-three to thirty-fonr metres in diameter. The car will bold fifty persons. A carious defence is made for a lot of “saw dust swindlers in New York. They were de tected cheating country people by promising to send them counterfeit money and really send ing only sawdust or rubbish. The claim made for them is that they serve the community by making that very class afraid to deal in coun terfeits, who,if not thus cheated and so taught of experience, would be circulating millions of bad money every year. The government should employ not arrest such workers for its welfare, Bays their counsel. Decision reserved. A Brooklyn, N. Y.,woman was asked to send her three little girls to Sunday School. She told the committee woman who visited her that ~ _• _ a i . .... "“V VU1UII.U uuu uu OUltltUIC U1COOD9 ill YT UlVlU lit! appear on the Lord’s day. The committee woman replied that the church would furnish them. ‘ What kind of dresses do you give queried the mother of the three girls. Tho commitee woman replied that the material would be of calico, of neat patters. “Pooh !” said the mother, “then you needn’t think you are going to get my children ! Why, at Dr P-’s church they give delaine dresses." She shut the door on the visitor, and the children are yet without the means of grace as found in the Sunday School. On the 20th of April Richard M. Levey com pleted his fiftieth year of unbroken service in the orchestra of the Theatre Royal at Dublin, during forty years of which he acted as first viotin. There was an appropriate performance and a presentation on the stage to the veteran.* Cue of the most amusing incidents of the even ing was Mr. Levey’s telling how he had to change his original paternal surname of O’Shaugbnessy into the maternal one of Levey. He went to London to form part of the orches tra of the Haymarket Theatre while yet very young,and the manager insisted on the change, declaring that no London audience would stand an Irish fiddler with such an outlandish name as O'Shaughnessy. “And now,” said the vet eran “they have to tolerate au O’Shaughnessy iu the house of commons.” F OREIQ N. TURKEY. THE SULTAN DEPOSED. His Nephew Succeeds Him. London, May 30—12.30 P. M.—A despatch to the Reuter Telegram Company of Berlin says: “A telegram received here from Constan tinople says Sultan Abdul Aziz has beeu de throned, and Mohammed Murad Effendi, nephew of Abdul Aziz and heir presumptive, has been proclaimed Sultan.” The Pall Mall Gazette says private telegrams state the revolution in Constantinople was af fected without disturbance of public tranquili ty. Washington, May 30.—His Highness the Grand Vizier has addressed the following tele gram to the Turkish Minister; “In the praseuce of the unanimous will of all the people, Abdul Aziz Khan has been de throned today, and bis Majesty Sultan Murad, beir presumptive to the Imperial throne, has been proclaimed Emperor of Turkey.” Constantinople, May 30—P. M.—The de throned Sultan is kept under guard in Akoisque in the extremity of the Seraglio. The Minis ters informed Mnrad Effendi that he was pro claimed Sultan on Monday night. A popular demonstration took place the next morning, bat no rasislancA wan nffp.rp.ri tn Mia naw rnaimp Perfect tranquility now prevails. Both Chris tians and Mussalmen express great satisfac tion at the change. The city will be illuminat ed tonight. Festivities continue three days. Pahm, May 30—Evening.—Le Temps states a message in cypher notifying the Turkish em bassy here of the deposition, began as follows: “We Abdul Aziz oomformably with the wishes of the majority of our subjects abdicate.” This •was immediately communicated to Duo de Cazes, Minister of Foreign Affairs. The em bassy also received a message stating that the Softas first required the Sultan to relinquish the title of Caliph, which rendered him invio lable. The Sultan afterwards abdicated, Le Temps adds that the new Sultan is dispos ed to remove Hassein Avni Pasha, present Minister of War, because he favored the pro ject of Abdnl Aziz to make his son instead of nephew heir to the throne. Murad Bpeaks French. This is considered a great advantage, as he will be able to dispense with interpreters when he receives foreign ambassadors. News of the revolution is well received in both policical and financial circles. It is be lieved the settlement of the Eastern difficulties is thereby facilitated. It is stated that the new Turkish ministry will comprise Midbat Pasha as Grand Vizier, and Sadyk Pasha, at present Ambassador to France, as Minister of Finance. According to reports published in Cologne Mid bat Pasha and the Grand Vizier were at the head of the revolutionary movement. Murad has accepted three of the propositions submit ted to him, viz.: The institution of a perma nent assembly of notables, the abolition of the Seraglio, the reduction of the civil list to 5, 000,000 piasites. London, May 31.—The Standard’s Vienna despatch says the succession of Murad to the Ottoman throne is generally due to to Russia’s instigating Servia and Montenegro to immedi ate warfare. The Standard’s correspondent at Rome says it is reported that the Italian government has received an invitation to come into the ar rangement for united action in the East. The Paris Estafette reports that Lord Derby has informed the Turkish ambassador that England is prepared to accept an international conference provided the programme is set forth beforehand. ABYSSINIA. Egyptian Loaei in the Recent Campaign, London, May 30.—An Alexandria, Egypt, special says the fate of the Egyptian artny in Abyssinia is exciting much comment. The war has doublets been finished. About 8000 sol diers have arrived at Suez. These, with others now on their way there and awaiting embark ment at Massowab, (in all about 15,000,1 are said to be all that may be expected. This leaves about 15,000 unaccounted for. Several thousand were doubtless killed in bat tle, and the remainder were unable to leave be cause of storms. The battle of November last caused the complete annihilation of one regi ment numbering 600. Only eight returned to Egypt. _ Foreign Note*. Berlin despatches say that intervention in Servia is imminent. Russia has ordered four more gunboats to Besika Bay. The St. Petersburg Herald declares that the Berlin programme will be fulfilled and serious measures adopted notwithstanding England’s opposition. The Ruski Mir ridicules the idea that Austria and Russia will continue to agree on the Eastern question. The British government will ask for Wins low’s further detention today, pending Secre tary Fish’s reply. A Protestant school in the province of Pon tenadra was closed by ordtr of the Minister of Justice, at the request of the papal authorities. A team of Irish cricketers are coming to this country in August, Under the treaty of peace between Guatema la and Salvador President Valh and Vice Pres ident Gonzales abdicated and the provisional junta appointed Rafael Zaldiran Provisional President. Dublin University has organized an under graduate crew for Saratoga. Don Antonia Esquirel has been installed President of Costa Rica. Gen. Prado is the almost unanimous choice df the people of Peru for President. The attempted revolution in Ecuuador has been put dowu. Fire in Valparaiso April 28th destroyed $100, 000 wort of property. In the House of Commons last eveuin® Mr Canburg gave notice he would at aD early date call attention to the circumstances under "which certain foreign ministers, while enjoying the immunities incident to their position, served as directors of certain private companies. Four inches of snow fell on Folly Mountains, on the Inter colonial railway yesterday. BY TELEGRAPH. MATTERS IN MAINE,. The Canaan Murder. The Assassin Mill at Large. [Special to tbe Prets.] Fairfield, May 30.—The Oauaan murderer is still at large. Helias taken refuge in a de serted house, and being armed bids defiauce to the officers. [To the Associated Press! Base Ball. Lewiston, May 30.—The Centennials of this city beat the Juniors of Portland, today, by a score of 17 to 15. MEMORIAL DAY. Observances in Maine and Else where. Dedication of n .Soldier's Monument in Wntereille. Waterville, May 30.—The observance of Decoration Day was of more than ordinary in terest in the town to-day because of the dedica tion of a soldiers’ monument which has been a subject of much interest by the people of the town for some time. The monument is one of the most beautiful in tbe State and reflects the highest credit to the taste and patriotism of those who have secured its building. The mon ument consists of a granite base of rare design surmounted by a bronze statute of the citizen, soldier. The procession was very large. The Colby Rifles performed escort duty, and in that capacity attracted much attention by their sol diery appearance. The procession was made up of Heath Post, G. A. R., Odd Fellows, fire companies and a Urge body’of citizens. Busi ness was generally suspended and nearly 3000 people were prosent at the exercises. The ora tion was delivered by M. E. Stevens, Esq., of Portland, and A. L. Hinds of Benton read an original poem. A quartette furnished excel lent music. The exercises were most impres sive. The following is au abstract of Mr. Stev ens’ address: The speaker remarked in opening thatitwere well if. to the memorial of the fallen ones here erected,there were added only the unseen tear and the unspoken sigh from loving hearts while strangers present should stand by bowed aud hushed, " ’Tis manliness to bo heart broken here. Tim errovn nf oartli's li..et nnhlonoua ia utoforo/l lin a tear.” Yet important lessons may be drawn from the memories to which the day is sacred. As Americans we bear a common love to this broad and free and fertile land. We are proud of it and of nothing more than of the fair leg acy of daring and heroism bequeathed by our citizen soldiery. Once, twice and again have they come from the pursuits of peace to wi n their noblest laurels on fields of blood, giving life itself that the nation might live. Beferring to the rebellion he said it needs not that its story should be told today. It is only just below the horizon of present view, the gleam of the battle light and the | rush of the bayonet charge come to us even now as the after-ripples of the waters upon a sea-shore, yesterday lashed by the billows and beat by thelsurges of storm. As one after another the passing years come between ns and those events, we may accept each annual way-mark as but steps in a ladder, whose ascent shall enable ns better to under stand the conflict and more correctly to appre ciate the devotion and heroism of those whose graves we deck with flowers today. Whence came these men! From what sea of influence sprang, Minerva-like, fully armed that array of heroes? To these and like questions eur vantage height of fifteen years will enable us to find ready reply. The speaker then passed in rapid review the conditions, physical and po litical, from which the fathers of the nation wrought the power and renown of which we were so proud at the opening of the rebellion, and dwelt especially upon the earnest purpose, the untiring energy, the frugality and honesty, the brilliant enterprise by which they were char acterized. It wa3 in the golden age of the growth, the fruitage time of progress resulting from the labors of such men, that the citizen soldiery of 18C1-65 were born and reared. Those Adamses and Warrens and Knoxes and their compeers were the sires of these; the Heaths.the Stevens’s and others who were nam ed. The speaker here introduced and read from several original letters written during camp and hospital life by Sergeant Major Stevens ef the 10th Maine, one of those whoso names we have npon the tablet of the monu ment, and said I have read these extracts not for anything remarkable or singular in them, but because they are but examples of the messages which come from hospitals and battlefields and sometimes from prison pens through all that bloody strife, tell ing, as can be told with no other such empha sis, the indomitable heroism, the surpassing devotion of the Union soldiers of the war of the rebellion. They were schooled in the vir tues and graces of the fathers, and so giew strong and brave and ready for that supreme call of duty to which the country’s hour of need gave voice. Hence while rejoicing that they have lived, proud that they were our “boys in blue,” let us find in what they were and the virtues they exemplified the way-marks for our guidance, and in their fame, their glory, their rest, the beckoning genii who shall woo us to like patriotism, like devotion, like consecration to the land we love. So if in any future day a like danger should imperil this glorious land, this Memorial we rear shall rouse us as the warning of Paul Bevere roused the yeomanry of Middlesex, and inspire us as the presence of u,1 ~ gi —: — _ i , itt: 1 a “Bat,” said the speaker “1 do not forget that the Rebellion is ended, that these lives so freely given purchased victory; that the stream of our national life is flowing on broader, deeper, grander than ever before; that while musket volleys are speaking, over the graves of the fallen, the emotions we cannot utter, the Cen tennial bells are ringing their glad peals as we enter a .second century of growth and progress. As midst the light and beauty of a sultry day in summer time come dark clouds, the light ning’s flash, the thunder’s roll, the pouring floods, only to give the glad beauty of a Bright er evening and a more glorious to-morrow, so there came to us, the darkness aDd the gloom of civil strife that after the storm we might en ter upon a new and more vigorous national life and control with higheT skill the agencies in whose ouworking the perfect manhood of our nation shall be secnred. Let ns not forget, therefore, that if the institutions bequeathed by the Fathers were worthy of our love, much more binding should be the ties which link us in strong affection to the new nation, the per fected freedom, the consolidated nationality these later heroes have won.” Alluding to Col. \V. S. Heath, whose body was never recovered, he said: “I am reminded that there is many a marble slab in Northern chnrch-yards which tells only of a hero absent; the only report of them is ‘missing;’ such was he whom-you mourn to-day, who from the fear ful strife at Gaines Mill never returned. Some where in that luxuriant Southern soil his dust mingles and sleeps. The Persian poets suDg “Each tinv flower That flings its perfume on the summer hour, Draws its young life, when first its rootlets start From a pure drop that warmed a hero’s heart." So to-day, children, brother, friends, while the stern fate of war forbids you to "twine the flower, .wreath and bestrew his grave,” you may cherish the pleasing thought that moth er earth will be faithful to him, aud to all these missing ones, aud that with each returning May ehelwill crown their restiug places with blossoms whose rootlets kiss the precious drops they so freely, nobly shed. In conclusion the speaker said, it is fitting then, that here in their early home, within sound of the college bells which called so many of them to the training aud culture which made them what they were, you should rear this beautiful and imperishable monumeut, that in thus keeping ever present a memento and symbol of their glorious deeds, you may bo enabled better to fulfill the uncounted debt of love it is your joy to pay. To this holy purpose iet this beautilu! work, wrought in enduring bronze and moulded by tbe rich and expressive touch of art, be dedicate and consecrate: for this benign aud sacred use, long may it stand. niuuuug iu an ucui m naiujci a|i|ucuauuu ui the blessings we enjoy, and inspiring in ali lives a grander devotiou to the principles on which they rest, now, and in all the days to come, so making vital in our own act, the spirit and example of those fallen ones that, though “Gone!—in a nobler form they rise; Dead!—we may clasp their hands in ours, And catch the light of their glorious eyes. And wreathe their brows with immortal flowers. Wherever a noble deed is done, There are the souls of our heroes stirred; Wherever a field for truth is won. There are our heroes voices heard.” In Fnirfleld, Faibfield, May 30.—Memorial Day exer cises were observed at this place at five o’clock this afternoon. Services were held at the cem* etery. A special train of eleven cars from Waterville brought the Hook and Ladder Com pany, Graud Army boys, Colby Rifles, and a large number of people to join ns in the ser vices. Good singing was furnished by our vil lage choir. An address was delivered by Rev. C. Purington, who was one of Maine’s most valuable chaplains in the late war. His ad dress was replete in patriotic suggestions. Seth. [To the Associated Press.] Lewiston. Lewiston, May 30.—Memorial Day has been observed by Knox Post, Lewiston, and Folsom Post, Auburn. The graves of all soldiers were decorated. Folsom Post held services in Au burn Hall in the alternoon. The exercises con sisted of addresses and poems. In the evening an oration was delivered by J. O. Wiuship of Portland. The hall was splendidly decorated. Singing was furnished by the children of the public schools. Brunswick. Bbunswice, May 30.—The soldiers’ graves were decorated here and in Topsham to day by the Vincent Mountfort Post, Q. A. R. IB«f —I I I—— III m I—II ■ Mill III I ■—— —HI H m !■— ■ Gardiner. Gardiner,May 30.—Memorial exercises here o day were unusually interesting, our citizens urniug out en masse in honor of our fallen he- j ■oes. At 2 p. m. Heath Post, assisted by Cut er Post of Togus, preceded bv the Hallowed ! land and a drum Corps, escorted the city gov irnment lo the Common, where the monument •eceutlv erected >y the city, costing S3500, was Indicated to the memory of those patriots whose names it bears Att ir listening to an doquent oration by Hon. P. A. Pike of Calais, Heath Post proceeded to Oak Grove Gemetery where the decoration exercises proper were loncluded. Hallowed tire department with many citizens assisted in the services. Korliland. Rockland, May 30.—Memorial Day was ob served heie in the usual manner, places of bus iness being generally closed this afternoon. Edw. Libby Post G. A. R,, attended by SiDg lri’s band and followed by a long line of car riages, marched to Jameson’s Point and Achorn Cemeteries and decorated the graves of their fellow comrades with the usual ceremonies. At Achorn Cemetery a large concourse of citizens assembled and a brief address was delivered by Prof. A. A. Woodbridge- Rev. C. P. Nash de livered an address before the Post and citizens at Parwell & Ames’ Hall this evening. Thomaston. Thqmaston, May 30. — Decoration day was observed in this town by a union of the veter ans, fire companies and citizens generally, in a procession which formed at Union Hall, and led by the Thomaston Cornet Band marched to the cemetery, the comrades bearing the floral tributes which they placed on the graves of the departed heroes. A roll of the dead was read by the Rev. Dr. Mason. After the decoration, the procession returned to Union Hall, where the memorial services were held, under the di rection of Dr. H. C. Levensaler, President of the day, and which consisted of opening re marks by the Rev. C, E. Eckby, address by Major J. H. H. Hewett, and at the close of the services the whole audience, led by Prof. Whit ney of Boston, arose and sang America. Camden. Casiden, May 30,—Memorial Day was duly observed. Manufacturing and business was suspended. The soldier’s graves were decorated by thirty-eight little girls representing tho states; also by tho veterans and temperance societies. Skowhegan. Skowhegan, May 30.—Memorial day was observed here with more than usual interest. A procession was formed at Coburn Hall, under the direction of Post Chamberlain, G. A. R., and escorted by tho Skowhegan Cornet Band, marched to the cemeteries on the north and south sides of the river, where appropriate speeches were made, after which the graves of our fallen heroes were decorated. Bangor. At 2 o’clock p. m., Post Beale, G. A. R., Jameson Gnards, Hersey Light Infantry, en gtuo auu axui^uic ui wu. jl ntii^a, numbering in all over 300, proceeded to Mt. Hope in this city, where a large crowd was in waiting. Approprfate exercises were observed at the soldiers’ moDument, and afterwards re marks were made by Post Commander Ham lin; prayer by Rev. E. W. Preble; reading the roll of honor by Adjutant C. D. Clark; oration by Gen. Tillson; music by a male quartette and band. The procession returned by train to the city. Flags on the public buildings were displayed at half mast. Brewer. Bangor, Msy 30,—Memorial Day was prop erly observed in Brewer this morning by the Grand Army, cavalry company and engine companies. East port. Eastport, May 30.—Tlia day was observed to a less extent than ever before. The proces sion was smaller aud no stores were closed. Dr. Rogers of Pembroke read a poem and Rev. Mr. Harwood delivered an address. In Other Mtates. The day was very generally observed. Des patches report services at Arlington, where the address was delivered by Gen. Stewart L. Woodford and a poem by Bayard Taylor; at Jersey City, Keene. Exeter, Portsmouth, Pitts burg, Gettysburg, Albany, Baltimore, New Orleans, Chicago, Haverhill, Newburyport, Washington, Nashville, St. Louis, where ad dresses were delivered by both Union and Con federate officers, Concord, Rochester, Detroit, Wilmington, N C., Buffalo, Fortress Monroe, Philadelphia, San Francisco, New York and Louisville. NEW YORK. -% The Judiciary Inrea (igaliou. New York, May 30.—The sub-committee of the congressional committee judiciary conclud ed its sessions in this city this afternoon and in the evening all the members with tbe exception of Mead returned to Washington. William E. Dodge, of the firm of Phelps, Dodge & Co , testified to settling with the government for $250,000, to which were added $21,000 for ex penses. None of that was paid by him to Noah Davis, nor was a dollar given to Wake man for that purpose. He never had any doubt but that Gen. Butler had a share of the money paid by their firm. He regarded Senator Conk ling as counsel for Jayne, Laflin and others in this matter. Tbe firm was given to understand that if they did not settle with the government $1,750,000 worth of their goods would be seized. Judge Noah Davis explained his connection with the matter and said that of the 31st of December be saw Bliss and offered to divide the fee with him. U. S. Dist. Att’y Bliss alsr gave testimony in regard to the working! of the office. WASHINGTON. The Impeachment Trial. Washington, May 30.—The Senate having decided it has jurisdiction in the Belknap im peachment matter the opinion is expressed that the trial will be postponed till November next when the Senate will reassemble for that special purpose. Belknap has a large number of witnesses to be examiued, and as his coun sel will in defence of their client contest every step of the managers on the part of the House of Representatives there is a strong probability that the trial will continue six weeks or two months. Mr. Lord, chairman of the board of managers, expresses the opinion that it will occupy at least six weeks. It is believed that to go on with the trial now would prolong the session of Congress until the latter part of August or 1st of September, as in addition to the time consumed by the trial a month or six weeks will be required to finish up the abso lutely necessary legislative business of passing the annual appropriation hills. Quite a num ber of senators are in favor of postponing the time till fall and when the question is submit ted to the Senate they will urge their views as to the advisability of sneb postponement. Grave doubts are expressed by many disinter ested persons whether in view of the fact that less than two thirds of the Senate have voted in favor of jurisdiction there is anything to be gained by proceeding with the trial at all. Very eminent legal authorities who have no connection whatever with the proceedings as sert that tbe 27 senators who yesterday voted against taking jurisdiction will not be preclud ed by the Senate’s action from yoting “not guilty” on this jurisdictional ground when tbe tbe final issne is presented. The Kerr Mcnadal. District Attorney Bliss, after testifying on other matters, on being questioned by Mr. Caulfield, said he was mainly responsible for Harney's appearance at Washington as a wit ness. He (Bliss) bad known tbe facts in pos session of Harney about ten months. He had csmmunicated them to Mr. Bass, a member of the committee. Harney was an appraiser and Darling’s right hand man. When Darling’s nn..nA/.(inr. mitl. thu Thiel A Bank was uhder investigation an effort was made to stop the investigation by a threat that if Harney’s connection with the affairs of the bank was exposed, he would make some dam agiog revelations about Mr. Kerr. Mr. Bliss said Mr. Bass told him he would not present any charges against Mr. Kerr un less they seemed to be well founded, and that he (Bliss) had carefully questioned Harney in regard to his relations with Mr. Kerr. He was satisfied Harney was truthfnl and honest. The Cabinet. The understanding is all the recent Cabinet changes take practical effect from the 1st of June. Judge Pierrepont will remain here some time previous to his departure for England which is fixed for tbe 22d of Jane. Cameron is txpected to take charge of the War Depart ment on the 1st of June. Hr. Blaine Preparing n Ntntemenl. Mr. Blaine is preparing a statement in regard to the latestlpuhlicaliou connecting him with the offer for the sale of an interest in the Northern Pacific Bailroad, which will include letters and documents bearing on his case. His friends say it will he a complete vindication of his action iu that matter. The statement will probably be made tomorrow or the day follow ing- _ Crimea and Casualties. Mormon Bishop Boundy, while ou his way to 1 Arizona was drowned by the upsetting of a coat. By the upsetting of a boat on Fresh Pond, Brighton, Mass., yesterday, four persons were i lrowned, viz, Mrs. Dunckiee and daughter, Maud, Miss Wilsob and her lirlle brother, ] Johnny. 1 Capt. Alfred Wilcott of Salem was run over ind killed on the track of the Eastern Bailroad n Boston, yesterday. ——- i Bhodc Island Legislature. Providence, May 30.—Legislature met to lay aud elected Heury Jdppitt, (Rep ) Gover lor, lie receiving 74 voles to 29 tor A. C. How ird (Prohilition). LieuteuaU Governor Sisson vas re-elected. __ , Bauer won the wrestling match at Cincinnati Monday night. DISASTROUS FIRE. A Quebec Suburb Burned. One Thousand Ileuses Destroyed. [first despatch.] Quebec, May 30.—Fire started in Scotfstreet it 2 o’clock today, nod is now raging. Fifty houses are already destroyed. Efforts of the Sremeu appear useless, aud owing to the pre vailing high wind and amount of inflammable material in the neighborhood, it is feared the greater part of il.e St. Louis suburb will bn de stroyed. [SECOND DESPATCH.] (I P. M.—The fire continues to rage with un abated fury. Already the houses destroyed ate counted by huudreds Almost the whole pop ulation of the lower part of St. Louis snbuibs are moving, and huudreds ot poor, unfortunate sufferers will he compelled to pass the night in the open fields. Thousands of people are on the streets viewing the fire. The water was turned off from the ward when the fire started, which will account for the rapid spread. The Asylum of Good Shepherds is now out of dan ger [THIRD DESPATCH ] The fire which broke out in Scott street at 2 p. ra.‘ is now burning fiercely bat is somewhat under control. The high wind of the afternoon has moderated and a good supply of water is now available. The fire has passed through the contre of St Lonis sububs, extending from the extensive western limit to the eastern limit, facing the ortifications, then southerlo to Grand Allee, and northerly to 3d street, south of St. John street. Only a rough estimate of the loss can be made to night. The number of houses burhed may be put down at t,BOO and the loss at least $1, 000,000, Fields adjacent to the burnt district are covered with goods of all descriptions and huudreds of poor sufferers will be compelled to pass the night without shelter. Scott street, where the fire originated, bears unenviable no toriety for fires, having been almost wholly de stroyed twice within a few years. THE NAVAL INVESTIGATION. Secretary Robeson’s Defence Prepared. [Special dispatch to the Boston Journal.] Washington, May 3.—Secr-^ry Rob' n has prepared what his friends s*y 'a a u sive answers to the charges TP.*®0 ” . him by inferences irom detached masse* of testi mon.v which have been given out from the Na val Committee. Mr. Robeson says that it is physically impossible for him to be personally cognizant of all the abases in the navy yards, abuses which had prevailed for generations be fore he came iuto the Navy Department, and that it would be quite as just to charge the Secretary of the Treasury, for instance, with all the petto abuses that exist at the custom houses in the country. He scarcely knows a naval constructor, and he has never had any thing to do with contracts. He says that mo9t of the parties from E. G. Cattell received com missions had their transactions with the pur chasing paymasters and not with the Depart ment at Washington. The hank accaunt which the committee demanded from the Camden Bank and of the receiver of Jay Cooke and Co., showing his transactions with A. G. Cattell & Co., can be explained, and will show that all his transactions with A. G. Cattell & Co. were of an ordinary business character, and always regarded as legitimate and proper among busi ness men. A. G. Cattell, the ex-Senator from New Jersey, has always been liis personal friend, but his acquaiutauce with E. S. Cattell has been limited. MKTJEO RO LOGICAL. PROBABILITIES FOB THE NEXT TWENTY FOUR HOURS. War Dep’t, Office Chief Signal ) Officer, Washington, D.C., > May 31, (1 A. M.)) For New England, and Middle states rising followed by falling bar ometer, slowly rising temperature, easterly to southerly winds and clear or partly cloudy weather. The Centennial Exhibition, Philadelphia, May 30.—The attendance to day was the largest since the openiDg, it being estimated 40,000 or 50,000 people were on the ground at 2 o’clock. All the buildings were thronged with people. The Main hnilding and Memorial Hall were the chief attractions aDd during portions of the day were uncomfortably full. Reduction of Kale*. Cincinnati. May 30.—Passage rates on all roads east from Cincinnati will be reduced to morrow to the following figures: To Boston, $15; New York, $14; Philadelphia, $12.35; Baltimore and Washington, $10.90. Mil IVOR IELEGRA9M. The Presbyterian General Assembly at Phil adelphia has appointed a committee to prepare a report relative to the Bible in the public schools. The St Louis gas works will be transferred to the control of the city. Senator Morton was nnablo to deliver the ad dress st Wilmington, N. C., yesterday, but sent the manuscript which was read. Hon. Hiram K. Roberts died at Sa'mon Falls yesterday. The first Federal official examined at New Orleans will be District Attorney Beckwith. Warren Fisher arrived in Washington yes terday to testify in the Blaine investigation. The game between the Chicagos and Bostons at Boston yesterday was woo by the former by a score of 5 to 1. 20,000 people witnessed the game. The American Sunday School Union held its 52d anniversary in Philadelphia yesterday. Virginia Democrats will seed an uninstruct ed delegation to St. Louis. Base ball—Mutuals 7, Louisvilles 2; St. Louis 10, Athletics 6; Brown University 1C, Rhode Islands 4. Louisiana Republicans met yesterday to elect delegates to Cincinnati, but adjourned till to day without action. It is stated that Kellogg, Packard and Pinchback will be elected dele gates at large. Belmont Driving Park Association opened the new park at Pihladelphia yesterday. Col. S. H. Russell of Boston, is at the head af the enterprise, and has obligated himself to give $300,000 in premiums during the season. On Friday Goldsmith Maid will trot against her record of 2.14, after which she retires from the tnrf. ___ FINANCIAL. AND COMMERCIAL Daily Domestic Receipts. By Boston and Maine Kailroad. — E & F Fairbanks 1 car iron. Casco Tanning Co 1 do hides. 0 W True & Co 1 do corn, S W Thaxter & Co 9 do com, J C Bartlett & Co 1 do corn, A D Morton & Co 1 do corn, Norton, Chapman & Co 1 do oats, same 1 do flour, D VV Coolidge 3 do flour, J B Fiske 2 do Hour, W Edge Tool Co t do scythes, S Hobson 1 do heads. GTB 6 cars merchandise, M C K H 20 cars merchandise, P & O It It 1 car ot merchandise, Portland 12 merchandise. By water conveyance—1000 bush corameal to G W. True & Co. Domestic Markets. Chicago, May 30.—Flour nominal. Wheat active but weak and lower; No 2 Chicago Spring at 1 043 on on spot and seller June; 105$ seller lot July: No 3 Chicago Spring at 90c; rejected 86c. Corn in fair de mand but lower at 44c on spot; 43$c seller Judo; 43jc Beller July; rejected 38c. Oats are in fair demand and lower at 2Sf on spot; 28}c seller for July. Rye is weakat69Jc. Barley is irregular; cash higher and options Bteaily at 73c on spot; 55c seller June. Pork unsettled, lower and panicky at 17 93 & 17 93 on spot and Beller June; 18 II) seller for July; 18 30 sell er August; has sold at 17 75 seller July. Lard un settled, lower and heavy at 10 72$ on spot and seller June; 10$ seller July: 11 seller August; was sold at at 10 80 seller July. Bulk Meats are inactive and lower; shoulders at 61c; clear rib sides 91c; clear sides at 9*. Whiskey 1 09. Freights firmer—3 asked lot Wheat to Buffalo. Receipts—10,000 bblfNiour, 87,000 bosh wheat, 327, D00 bush com, 78,000 bush oats, 31,000 bush barley. 6000 bush of rye. Shipments-9,000 bbls flour, 171,000 bush wheat, 110, 300 bush com, 58,000 bubh oats, 000 push barley, 1700 bush rye. Milwaukee, May 30.—Flour is quiet. Wheat is quiet;No 1 Milwaukee at 1 11$; hard do at 1 212; No i Milwaukee at 1 07$; No 3 Milwaukee at 964c. Com firmer; No 2 is in fair demand at 44c. Oats are firm; No 2 in good demand for cash and seller June at 29c. Rye unchanged; No 1 at 72c. Barley stronger; No 2 Spring at 74 @ 76c; No 3 de at 40c. Freights are quiet; Wheat to Buffalo 3; to Oswego at 6. Receipts—8000 bbls flour, 195,000 bush wheat Shipments—16,000 bbls Hour, 151,000 bush wheat. St Louis, May 30.—Flour is dull and nnsettled. »* ueat is uriuer unu inactive; Iso 2 Ked Fall at 1 4!) cash; 1 39} seller June; 1 25 seller July; No 3 do at 123} bid. Com inactive and lower lor cash- fairly active for options; No 2 Mixed at 42} (g 421c cash ; 12}c seller May; 42} @ 42}c seller June; 13<g 43} for seller July. Oats are in light demand and holders tirm; No 2 at 32} @ 33c bid; rejected 28} <a> 29c. Rye In light demand and holders firm at 631c. Barley— no sales. Whiskey scarce and firm at 1 09. Pork is lull at 19 00. Dry salted meats nominally lower; shoulders 61 @ 6}c; clear rib and clear sides 9 and 98; Soar rib sides ottered at 8 95. Bacon dull—shoulders it 7} @ 7}; clear rlo and clear sides 9} (g io and 10} g Ins. Lard is dull; summer steam 10}, Live Hogs lull; Bbipping5 60 tg 6 90; bacon 5 70 (g5 90; butch :rs 5 90 ® 6 15. Receipts—3200 bbls flour, 28,000 busb of wheat, 43, 100 bush com, 19,000 bush oats, 1000 bush barley 100 bush rye, 0,000|bogs, 00 cattle. Cincinnati, May 30.—Pork easier at 18 50. Lard msettled and lower: steam nominally at 10} cash; 11 buyer June. Bulk Meats unsettled and lower; ales shoulders at 6}c; clear rib sides 8} cash ■ 9 for myer July; closing firmer with these prices’freely )id; no sellers at } higher; clear sides nominally at 9}. Bacon Inactive and lower; shoulders at 7}: clear ib sides at 10; clear sides 10} (g 10}. Hogs duil and ower; common light at 5 50 (g 5 75;fair light to good leavy at 5 83 Cg 6 00; receipts 1000 head; shinments 90 head. Whiskey steady at 107. 1 Havana market. Havana, May 30.—Sugar dull; No 12 dsat6}@ j reals per arrobe Europcnn markets. -ONDON, May 30—2.00 P. M.—Consols at 038 for noney and account. London, May 30—12.30 P. M.—American seenrl ies—United States 10-40's, 106; United States new ’s, 105}; Erie 12. London. May 30—4.30 P. M.—Consols 93 9-16 noney and account. Liverpool, May 30.—12.30 P. M_Cotton market teadp; Middling uplands at 5 13-16d; do Orleans at ill; sales 10,000 baleB, Including 2000 kale, for specu ation and export, “Oh, my back I” How often we bear these words, ’ain in your back, nine limes out of ten, arises from Cldney Disease. Hunt’s Remedy used as directed rill cure all Diseases ot the Kidneys, Bladder and Jrinary Organs. Try Hunt’s Remedv. my29 eodlw MARRIED. Iq Harrison. May 17, George Hazen, Esq., of Ox ford and Miss Mary E., daughter of G. G. Cook, Esq., of Bolster’s Mills iii Paris, May 20, Chandler Garland and Miss Flora E. Wbitiemore In Oxford, May 17, Alpha J Kavnougli and Sarah E. Fickett DIED. In St Paul. Minn., May 20. of typhoid pneumonia, Daniel Putnam, formerly ot Belfast anti more recent ly ot Portland, ageu 77 years. In Selma, A'a., May 29, Capt. Jo.-iah Hobbs oi Bristol. 111., formerly ot Falmouth, aged 82 years. In Errol, N.H., May 30, Capt. F. Bragg, aged 88 years 8 mouths. DEPARTURE OF HTE.4MHI11PH. NAME FROM FOR DATE Abyssinia.New York. .Liverpool_May 31 Leo.New York. .Nassau, «£c. .May 31 Atlas.New York. .Kingston,&e June 1 City of New York .New York. .Havana.June 1 Bermuda.Now York. .Bermuda. ...June 1 Sarmatian.Quebec.IA verpool... .June 3 Bolivia.New York. .Glasgow.June 3 Partbia..Boston.Liverpool....Juno 3 St Laurient.New York..Havre.......June 3 Celtic. New York-Liverpool. ..Juue 3 Etna.New York .Aspinwall.. .June 7 Russia..New York. .Liverpool... .June 7 Moravian..Quebec.Liverpool... .June 10 Peruvian.Quebec.Liverpool... .June 17 ifliuaiore Almanac.,,, ..Nlay 31* Sun rises.4.2G | High water.6.30 PM Sun sets.7.29 j Moou sets. 1.03 AM NEWS. PORT OF PORTLAND. Tuesday, Way 30. ARRIVED. Steamer City ot Portland, Pike, St John, NB, via Eastport for Boston. Sch Marion P Cbamplin. Freeman, Boston. Sch E L Higgins, Aylward, Boston lor Calais. Sch City of Ellsworth, Grant, Ellsworth—lumber and shingles to W & ® R Milliken. Sch Floreo, Dodge, Bangor,—fish barrels to I T Berry. Sch gusan, Stanley. Cranberry Isles. Sch Lucy Ann, Dighton, St George. Sch M E Amsden. Baker, Bath for Philadelphia. Sch Oregon, Dunton, Bootbbav. Sch Arrival, Farnbam, Bootbbay. CLEARED. Sch Casco Lodge, Pierce, New York—Berlin Mills. Sch Utica, Thorndike, Rockland—C A B Morse & Co. SAILED—Brte Rntk, schs Isabella Jewett, Sam Gilman, Helen Mar, and J C Roker. The barque Sarah E Frazier sailed 26th. LFROM MERCHANTS* EXCHANGE.! Sid fm Antwerp May 28th, ship Cyrus F Sargent, Swett, Cardiff. Ar at Bombay prev to May 28, ship Fannie Tucker, j Roberts, Boston (Jan 28). ! Sid fm Bassein —, ship Premier, McGilvery, lor England. Sid fm Cardiff May 29, ship J B Lincoln, Lombard, Rio Janeiro. Sid fm Dublin 28th, barque Mary B Reed, Geyer, United States. 1 Ar at Liverpool 29th, ship Bertha, Pote, New Or leans. DOMESTIC FORTH. NEW ORLEANS — Ar at SW Pass 29th, barque Alice, from New York. KEY WEST—Ar 18th, sch Abraham Richardson, Pray, from Matanzas for North of Hatteras. SAVANNAH—Ar 27tb, sch Annie Leland, Homer, Charleston. CHARLESTON—Cld 2Gtb, sch Lily, Cole, for New York. Ar 24th, sch Annie P Chase, Foole, Bath. Ski 98th ii>h T.iBvia (.ship Wpat CpnraAtntirn Rf! ! WILMINGTON, NC-Cld 26th, brig Silas N Mar* ! tin. Brown, Baltimore. ! RICHMOND—Ar 27th, sch Hattie Coombs, Bishop, Orient, LI; David Torrey, Soule, St John. NB. Sid 27th, sch Albert bailey, Nason, Newark, NJ; Lucy Ames, Bishop, Philadelphia. NORFOLK—Sid 25th, ship Alice D Cooper, Hum phrey, Liverpool; 26th, brig David Owen,Cbadbourn, Demarara. PHILADELPHIA—Ar 27th, sch Laura Robinson, Tibbetts. Batn. Ar 28th, schs J R Bodwell, Wallace, Fox Island; Geo E Prescott. Guptill, Spruce Head. Ar 29th, sch Douglass Havnes, Adams, Gardiner. Cld 29th, schs Clara, Maloney, Bangor; E Closson, Dority, Eockport; C J Willard, Wallace, and Willie Martin, Mosbier, Portland. Ar 30th, brig Geo W Chase, Patterson, Cardenas; Clara M Goodrich, Look, Matanzas. Ar at Lewes 28th, brig Torrent, Wilder, from Car denas tor Philadelphia. NEW YORK—Ar 28th, schs Maud. Robinson, from Sagua via Delaware Breakwater; Governor, Eaton, Jacksonville 9 days; Sinbad, Perry, Virginia; Jen nie M Carter,Carter, Bath; Telumah, Bennett, Ken nebec : Tim Field, Leland, St John, NB; M L Ken ney, Tolman, Rockland: M J Chadwick, Norris, Bath; Moses Eddy, Warren, Rockland; Mary Lang don, Bennett, and Herald, Hall, do: M L Varney. Rowe, Bath; Almeda Wiley,Wiley, Pensacola: G W Ferguson. Ferguson, Calais; Grace Cushing, Hamil ton, Portland; Henrietta. Hill, Saco; Voto, Thorn dike, Thomasfcon ; Cyprus, Henderson, Machias; Gov Coney, Ridley, New Haven; Bedabedec, Knowl ton, Rockland. Also ar 28th, schs Mary B Reeves, Bracy, Provi dence; Winner, Harraden, do. Ar 29th, barque Ellen Dyer, Clapp, Havana 13 ds. Ar 30tb, brig J H Lane, Sbate, Messina; Tally Ho, Cates, Sagua; schs A D Merritt, Pinkham, Baracoa; Lena R Storer, Seavey, Cedar Keys. Cld 29th, brig Geo S Berry, York, Richmond, Va, to load for Bahia ; schs Annie L Palmer, Lewis, tor Eleuthera; Clara Jane. Pike, Boston. VINEYARD-HAVEN—Ar 27th, brig Mary C Rose velt. Call, Pittston for Philadelphia; schs B F Low ell, Simpson, Gardiner tor New York; Star, Carman, Portland for do. Ar 28th, barque Gan Eden, Blair, Philadelphia for Portland; sch Addie Ryerson, Cousins, trom do tor Machias. BOSTON—Ar 29th, sch9 Wm Rice, Pressey, Har bor Island; Capt John, Patten, Ellsworth. Cld 29th, brig Lizabel, Watson. St John, NB. Ar 30th, sobs Mattie A Franklin, McDonald, from Georgetown, DC; J C Rogers, Fletcher, So Amboy; Hyena, Smalley, Rondout; Wigwam. Field, Cherry field; F H Odiorne, Crowell, Weekawken. DANVERS—Ar 25th, sch Chilton, Grant, fm Port Johnson. NORTH HAVEN — Passed through Fox Island Thoroughfare 26th, sch Jos Wooley, trom New Lon don tor Deer Isle. BATH—Sid 28th, ech Geo W Jewett, Jewett, lor New York. Ar 27th, sch Orizon, Gahan, Portland. FOREIGN POUTS. Ar at Hong Kong prev to May 26, ship Titan, Ber ry, Cardiff. Sid fm Leghorn May 25, brig H H Wright, Meyers, New York. Ar at Reval May —, ship C B Hazeltine, Gilkey, Savannah. Cld at London 27th, ship Jas A Wright, Morrison, New Orleans. Sid 1m London May 26, ship Emma, Cox, North America, (after putting back.) Sid fm Pernambuco Apl 27th, brig O B Stillman, Tibbetts, Aracaty, to load tor Liverpool. Sid Im Buenos Ayres Apl 12, barque Sami B Hale, Haven, Java. Sid fm Sagua May 10th, barque Sarah E Kingsbury, Waterhouse, Boston; 13th, brig Tally Ho, Cates, for New York. Ar at Turks Island Apl 22, sch John A Lord, Tho mas, Veneuzula, (and cld 29th tor New York); May 12th, Clara Fletcher, Sargent. St Thomas, (and cld 16th for Philadelphia); 15th, M A Coombs, Coombs, Cape Haytl, (and cld 17th for Philadelphia); 18th, Francis Hatch, Green, New York. Passed by Apl 26, sch Fannie Pike, Robbins, from Pensacola toi Savauilla. Sid 1m Cardenas May 27, sch Ralph Carlton, Hark ne8s. North of Harieras. Ar at Bermuda May 18, barque Acacia. Shaw, Bos ton; 19th, sch Ella Frances, Bulger, Philadelphia; E K Wilson, do. Sid fm Pictou 26th, brig Katie, for Portland. Ai 29th, sch S M Bird. Merrill, Boston. Ar at North Sydney May 29th, sch Emma Crosby, Shackford, Wextord. Ar at Windsor, NS, May 29, schs Lucy, Eastport, (and cld for Philadelphia); John Aviles, tm Sullivan, (and cld for New Yerk); Bertha J Fellows, Eastport, (and cld for New York.) Ar at Halifax 26th, scbs Bonetta, Clark, Portland; Emily F Swift, from Western Banks, (and cld to re turn.) Cld 26th, sch Margie, McFadden, Pictou. Ar at Port Mulgrave NS 24th, schs Eben H King, Scud, H S Boyntou, Frances Ellen, and Nellie H. fm Magdalen Islands; Gertie Lewis, lrom Portland for North Bay. Ar at St John, NB, May 29th, ship Gen Shepley, Hutchinson, Havre. Sid 29th, sch Abbie Ingalls, for New Haven. [Latest by Europen steaamers.] Sid tm Liverpool 18th, Benj Scwall, Pennell, for Philadelphia. Passed the Lizard 16lh, Ada Gray, Race, from Ant werp tor Buenos Ayres. Ar at Cardiff 17th, Fannie Skolfield, Merriman, Dublin. Cld 16th, Helen Anjier, Staples, Rio Janeiro. Sid tm Dublin May 15th, Nellie Husted, Brewster, New York. Sid fm Cadiz May 13, Fred A Carle, Condon, tor Gloucester, Mass. Ar at Havre May 16, Prussia, Stinson, Indepen dence Bay. Sid fm Lisbon May 12, E H Drummond, Higgins, Halifax. SPOKEN. March 8, lat 32 S. Ion 19 W, barque C W Littlefield, from Cardiff for Kurrachee. May 25, lat 38 08. Ion 74, brig Julia E Haskell, from Boston tor Norfolk. May 26, lat 37 30, Ion 74 10, brig Hattie, fm Balti more for Portland. No date, NE ot Cape Remain 50 miles, sch Mary W Hupper, bound South. Symptom* of Catarrh. Dull, heavy headache, obstruction of the nasal pas sages, discharge falling into the throat, sometimes profuse, watery, acrid, thick and tenacious mucous, purulent, muco purulent, bloody, putrid, offensive, etc. In others, a dryness, dry, watery, weak, or in flamed eyes, ringing iu ears, deafness, hawking and coughing to clear the throat, ulcerations, scabs from ulcers, voice altered, nasal twang, offensive breath, impaired smell and taste, dizziness, mental depres sion, tickling cough, etc. Only a few ot the above symptoms are likely to be present in any case at one When applied with Dr. Pierce’s Nasal Douche and accompanied with Dr. Pierce’s Golden Medical Dis covery as constitutional treatment, Dr. Sage’s Ca tarrh Remedy produces perfect cures of the worst cases of Catarrh and Ozaena of many years* standing. This thorough course of medication constitutes the only scientific, rational, safe anil successful manner of treating this odious disease that has ever been of fered to the afflicted. oc29 my26eod&wlw SPECIAL NOTICES. ATTENTION KNIGHTS ! K. OF P. SPECIAL MEETING. Every member of the order of K. of P. in this city is requested to be present at Pythian Hall, on WEDNESDAY EVENING, May 31, at 7J o'clock, to act on business of importance. iny31snlt PER ORDER. forest tar. “For twenty years I have been very much troubled with Salt Rheum on my arm, for which I have tried various washes and salves, besides the treatment of my regular physician. These have only driven it from my arm and caused it to appear elsewhere. After using less than one cake ot your Forest Tar 3oap, my arm is entirely well and I discover no symptoms of the trouble elsewhere.” That is the testimony of Mrs. B. S. nunt, of Portland, Me. Get i cake ot your druggist, or by Bending 35 cents to rhe Forest Tar Co„ Portland, Me. octlS sn9m SPECIAL NOTICES. Liquor Dealers of Portland. All former aud present Liquor Dealers of Portland, are requested to meet at Wolte Tone ilall, 559J Congress Street, THURSDAY EVENING, June 1 1*76, at 8 o’clock. PER ORDER. my29 sndtd GILMAN M. WILSON, TEACHER OF PIANOFORTE AND HARMONY, Residence Cor. Pearl and Federal Sts., Opp, tlie Park. tuj24 dluisn* LINEN SUITS I Eastman Bros. WILL OPE1 — ON — Wednesday, May 24tli, a full assortment ot Linen Suits, Linen Costumes, Linen Ulsters, -AND Dusters 2 We shall show some novelties in these goods for which wc have the exclusive sale. EASTMAN BROS., 534 Congress St. my23 dtfsn Carpets_Beaten ! R. DODGE A CO., Carpet Beating Rooms, No. 13 Union St. We beat with Flexible Whips made of Ropes, not with stiff, unyielding sticks nor yet with iron chains. Carpets called for, beaten, and returned for 4 cents per yard. my8sneodlm REMOVAL. OR. SHAW, Has removed to NO. 609 CONGRESS STREET, Opposite Plymouth Church. mj6 sntf TO THE LADIES ! BROWN’S FRENCH DRESSING! Will make Ladies* ibid Children’s Boots and Shoes that have become rough and red, and Ladies’ Travel ing Bags which look so old and rusty that they are ashamed to carry them, look just as good as new. It will not rub off or smut when wet. Softens the leather No lady will be without it after one trial. Beware of imitations and counterfeits. For sale everywhere. JB. F. DROWN A CO ; Doitton. mh15 sneodtim Woodbury & Moulton, BANKERS AND BROKERS, 67 Exchange Street, OFFER FOR SALE FIRST-PUSS ML BOH Paying from 5 1-2 to S per cent. 67 EXCHANGE STREET. nov29 deodsnly FOIt CATARRH Astounding Discovery. Great Rejoicing Over It. I longer a Burden! Spread the glad tidings near and far Till every sufferer hears the sound, Relief is found for the ‘•CATAKRH,” And joy and merriment abound. This REMEDY is just the thing To clear the MUCOUS from the head, And very soon relief will bring To those who’re from “CATARRH” most dead. It clears the NASAL passages Of what does oft mnch trouble cause, And eacli who uses it agrees It brings them back to nature’s laws. ’Tis very easily applied, And thousands by it have been blessed, And many who’ve its virtues tried Its “HEALING POWER” have con fessed. ’Tis known as “RAIDER’S GERMAN SNUFF,” The best thing for “CATARRH” that’’ known; None of your VILE and WORTHLESS stuff, No CURES by which were ever shown. We’ve tested it and know its worth, So quickly it relieved our head; It should be known in all the earth, And all its fame should help to spread, Till North and South, and East and West, Those who’ve been CURED of the “CA TARRH, Of REMEDIES shall own THIS best, And spread Its fame both near and far. R/EDER’S . GERMAN SNUFF. For sale everywhere. Price only 33 cents. SMITH, DOOLITTLE & SMITH, 26 Tremont St., Boston, Agents for U. S. dec7MW«&Ssn6m SPECIAL NOTICES TROUT TACKLE 4nd Sporliui Goods, anil Re* mil. G !*• BA 11< Ll • my31sn4w 48 Exchange St. Cod Liver Oil uml Lillie* That pleasant and active agent in the cure of all :oD*untp: ive symptoms, “Wilbor’s Compound of Pure Cod Liver Oil and L>me.** is being universally adopted in medical practice. Sold by the proprietor, A.. B. VVilbob, Chemist, Bostou. myL’Gsneodlw DR. R. L. DODGE HAN REMOVED, — TO — NO. 608 CONGRESS STREET, (CONGRESS SQUARE.) Office Hours, No. 4 Elm 81., from 9 to IO A. HI., at Residence from 4 to O li*. HI. myl8 sntf USE Reune’s Magic Oil ! If you have got rheumatism, USE RENNE’S MAGJC OIL. If you have got Neuralgia, USE RENNE’S MAGIC OIL. If you have got Colic or Cramps, USE KENNE’S MAGIC OIL. If you hays got anv kind of Ache or Pain, USE RENNE’S PAIN KILLING MAGIC OIL. Try it, and you will be surprised at the beneficial eflect derived trorn a thorough ami faithful use of this popular family remedy; it is purely vegetable; safe and clean to use internally or externally. Sold by all dealers in Medicines. WM. RENNE & SONS, Proprietors, Pittsfield, Mass J. XV. PERKIN!! A CO., General Agent., Portland, Vie, aul? myl7eod&w3m AGENCIES. C. J. WIIEELEU, NEWSPAPER ADVERTISING AGENT No. 5 Washington Building, PROVIDENCE, R. I. GEORGE P. ROWELL <V CO., 4D4EKTI81NG AGENT* FOR ALL THE LEADING NEWSPAPERS. Dealers in Printing Materials of every description Jyp©, PreHses, etc. Office No. 41 Park Row, New York. 8. R. NILES, ADVERTISING AGENT. Contracts for Advertisements in all Newspapers of all cities and towns of the United States, Canada nd British Provinces. Office No. 6 Tremont Street, Boston. ESTABLISHED IN 1849. 9. H. PETTENOfLL, A CO.'S ADVERTISING AGENCV No. 10 State St., Boston, and 37 Park Row, New York, Estimates furnished gratis for Advertising In al Newspapers in the United States and British Prov ince*. BATES & LOCKE, I Newspaper Advertising Agent*, 34 PA..K ROW, NEW YORK. J. H. Bates, late of D. R. Locke, o Locke A S. M. Pettengill & Oo. Jones, Toledo Blade. Send for list of 100 choice newspapers. Immense_Sacrifice! PARASOLS — AND — Son Umbrellas — AT — MANUFACTURER'S PRICES. We are ready to offer 500 Parasols and Snn Um brellas. consisting of Serge and Boiled Twilled Silk, from 18 to 30 inch, in Ebonv, Bone, Horn, Pearl In laid, Ivory and Oxidized Handles, from $1.25 and upwards. Positively the largest and cheapest line in the City. Also German and Lisle Gauze GLOVES for Ladies, Gents and Misses, with one to four but tons, from 15 to 45 cents. Also a complete line in from 40 cents and upwards, defying competition. Great bargains in Silk and Worsted Fringes, Ci imped and Heavy Knotted. Also MARTHA WASHINGTON Caps and Bonnets! for Children. Cloaks. Children’s Robes and Short Dresses at astonishingly low prices, 500 Doz. Kid Gloves, in German and French Kids, from 1 to 6 button, at 50c and 60c, 2 button at 70c, 85c, $1.00, $1.15 the best. Also Courvoisiers Beal Kid warranted, at $1.50, a bargain at $1.75. 4 button reduced to $1.50 539 CONGRESS ST., F. IiATJfER. Ladies should bear in mind that we are selling the above goods at Boston prices, and by examining will convince themselves. ap7 deod3m Portland Daily Press Job Printing OPPIO Ej1 Posters, Hand Itills, Bill Heads, Cards, Tags, Ac., printed at shot t notice. CARRIAGES' A FINE lot of Phaetons and Brewster top Bug gies, built ol the best material and warranted first class, for sale. Pleaso give me a call before pur chasing elsewhere. F. II. RANDALL, Over Geo. Rose’s Stable on PREBLE ST mj6 dtf M. C. M- A. A STATED Meeting of the Maine Charitable Mechanics’ Association, will be held in the Library Room, Mechanics’ Building, THURSDAY EVENING, dune 1st, at 7} o’clock. my30d3t B. B. SWIFT, Sce’y. Baled Hay for Sale IN lots to salt purchasers. Trice eighteen (18) dol lars per ton at BROWN’S SUGAR HOUSE, my27dlwis* York Street. REMOVAL. REMOVAL. WM. E. “DEMISON Las removed from 23G COMMERCIAL. STREET — TO — 118 COMMERCIAL ST., I1KAU LONG WHAHF. COPARTNERSHIP. The undersigned have this day formed a copartner ship under the tlrra name ot and have taken the stand at Long Wharf, 118 Commercial St., where they will continue the business of Wholesale anti Retail Dealers COAL AND WOOD, and would l>c pleased to see all their former patrons aud as many new ones as may favor us with a call. EDWARD H. SARGENT. WILLIAM E. DENNISON. Post land. May 1,187C.myldtf DR. GO WELL, Has reinoTed to Mo. 2 Casco Street, Where he is successfully treating the sick by the use of Dr. J. Clnwnon Kelley’* Botanic He me dic*, in connection with ICIertricity and the Health l.ifl Care. Also is Agent tor Dr. Kidder’* Premium Blectro IV1 ague tie Battery. Advice free. myl2dtf 99 Exchange St. Do you want a Stylish Suit made ol the best material and in the best manner ? Go to W.H.Kokling’s, 99 EXCHANGE ST. Do you want a Business Suit in the latest style of Goods and make 1 Go to w.u. Homing s. No. 99 Exchange St. Do you want tlie Nobby Suit of the season ? KOflLING lias the Goods and : OHLING can make It at No. 99 Exchange St It you want your Clothes made in the most workmanlike manner and a perfect lit every time, go to KOHLING’S, 99 EXCHANGE ST. A CAB . I take this opportunity to return to my patrons iu Portland and vicinity my sincere thanks for their patronage in the past, and am pleased to announce that I am constantly receiving and have on hand the choicest and most stylish French, German and Amer ican goods, which I propose to make up in as good a manner as can be done elsewhere and at as reason able rates. 1 shall be pleased to show my goods to all who are trying the market. No garment is allowed to go from my establish ment which does not give perfect satisfaction. IV. II KOHLING, iuyl9tf 99 Exchange At mo* WORK —- AT — Very Low Prices FOR Buildings, Bridges, Wharves, Ac. A. Iu S O Iron Shutters, Gratings, Fence, Awning Frames — AND — Iron Works for all other purposes. Parties wanting good work at fair price* should bear in mind that we hare Nuperior facilities, and give personal attention to our business. Thos. Laughliu & Son, 18 & 20 CENTRE STREET. apr*9 dtf Maine Blackwood, (FORMERLY NORWOOD) Sired by Blackwood, (3 years old, record 2.31) 1st dam by Norruan, sire ot Lula, 2.15, May Queen 2.20. 2d dam by Mawbrlno Chief, sire of Lady Thorne, 2.18. Blackwood, sire of Blackwood. Jr.. 4 years old, record 2.32. Freshman 4 years, 2.36$. Kosewood 5 years, MAINE BLACKWOOD, Brown colt, Fired 1872. Trotted full mile last fall as 3 year old in 2.36$, and drew wagon in 2.40$. Is Mix teen hands high and weighs 1675 lbs. Will make this season (and only one in Maine) at 860—payable in advance. Apply to JOHN DALY, Rox 1819, or Head of St. John St. my!3 dtfl. Now Stylos — OF — PAINTED CHAMBER SPITS! TFIOS. J?. BEALS’, 20 EXCHANGE STREET. Best painted suits finished in the State. I manufac ture my own suits, and also the ADJUSTABLE SPRING BED, the best and cheapest Spring Bed in the market. Call and see for yourselves. Any ono can havo the Bed on trial one week free of cost. Ware Room JO Exchange Mg., my22is3w Factory oh Pluua Miroet. H C If H K II I1USE lO CENTS TElt FOOT. Wc will sell Hose for washing windows, sidewalks, sprinkling lawns, gardens, Ac., at the low price of IO cents per foot and up wards. Brass Couplings, Pipes, Ac,, all attached aud 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 you will use no others. Call and examine at Hall's Rubber Store, UNDER FALMOUTH HOTEL. my!6_dtt Ctillr $3.50 and your old t3llH Hat will buy a NEW STYLE SUMMER Silk « . Hat at A, L. ME KEY’S 237 Middle Street, Mill®# Sign of the (<oId myl6(ltt Hat. REVOKE Bl’VIXe A SEWING MACHINE, be sure and see the NEW PHILADELPHIA or TRIUNE, Wldch nells at 40 per cent, lest thau other flrpt class Shuttle Machine. Call, or sent for Circulars and Samples oi Work, at No. Q Casco St. mats AKEXTN WANTED. djw

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