Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, June 3, 1876, Page 1

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated June 3, 1876 Page 1
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PORTLAND DAILY PRESS. ESTABLISHED JUNE 23, 1862.—VOL. 13. _PORTLAND, SATURDAY MORNING, JUNE 3. 1876. _TERMS $8.00 PER ANNUM, IN ADVANCE. ENTERTAINMENTS. portlIndmuseumT I. T. WYER & CO.PROPRIETORS. THE GIANTS -OF THE— Specialty World ' SHERIDAN & AIM’S Grand Combination! Thursday, Friday & Saturday, JUNE l»«, 2nd and 3d, — AND — Ladies’ Grand Matinee Saturday After noon, Commencing at 2 o’clock. For full particulars see street Programme. Tickets secured at tlio Box Office three days be fore the performance. Prices for evening 35c, 50c and 75c. Matinee 12c, 25c, 50c.my29dlw “exhibition and commencement — OP THE — Maine Wesleyan Seminary and Female „ * College, JUNE 6th, 7th and 8th. PRIZE DECLAMATIONS AND READ. INCH, June 6th. ORATION AND POEM, •Jane 7th. 1776 Antiquarian Coneerte. 1876 Ye songsters to be arrayed in ye elegante costumes of 1776. EXHIBITION AND COMMENCE. MENT EXERCISES, June Sth, ISIS. LEVEE AT COLLEGE CHAPEL, Thursday Evening, Jane Sth. my2Dtd PORTLAND MUSEUM, I. T. WYER & CO.PROPRIETORS. Portland Amateurs, ASSISTED BI WM. CALDER, will give an ntertainment on FRIDAY EVENING, June 9th, — FOB THE — Benefit of the Portland Beform Club, |on which occasion will be performed the Thrilling j Drama of TEN NIGHTS IN A BAR-ROOM! MUSIC BY CHANDLER’S BAND. Admipsiou, Orchestra 50 cents; Dress Circle 35 cents; Gallery 25 cents. To he had of members of the Reform Club and at the door.jn3dlw Presumpscot Park ASSOCIATION 1 PORTLAND. ME. Summer Mooting. June 14th and 15th. $1400 IN ^PREMIUMS! First Day, Wednesday, June 14th, 8400 FOB 4.45 CLASS. $120 to First, $60 to Second, $20 to Third. Same Day, 8400 FOR 4.31 CL^SS. $250 to First, $100 to Second, $50 to Third. Second Day, Thursday, June 15th, 8300 FOR 4.30 CLASS. $200 to First, $70 to Second, $30 to Third. Same Day. *500 FOR 2.31 CLASS. $359 to First, $100 to Second, $50 to Third. COISTDITIO^STS, The above races to be mile heats, test 3 in 5 in har ness, and will be governed by the rules of the Na tional Association, as amended February 1876. Heats in each day's races to be trotted alternately. A horse distancing the field, or any part thereof, will be awarded but one premium. Under no circum stances will a horse be entitled to more than one premium. Entrance fee 10 per cent of purse, which must ac company nomination. Entries close Tuesday, June 6tb, at 11 P. M,, at Preble House, Portland, and should be addressed to JOHN €. SHALL. myl5dtf Secretary Presumpscot Park, 1876 ICE. 1876 DYER & CURTIS, New No. 56 Cross Street, Below Leavitt & Burnham's Ice Houses, Opposite Kelley’s Iron Foundry. Seale of Prices for the Season, or Four months. 10 lbs. daily from June 1st to Oct. 1st.$ C 00 15 “ “ “ . 8 00 20 “ “ t( . 10 00 Ice will be delivered earlier than June 1st, and later than Oct. 1st, at the same rate per month as during the geason. If not taken the full season, the scale of prices will he 10 lbs, daily, per month .$2 00 15 “ “ 2 50 20 “ “ 3 00 Any customer leaving town for TWO WEEKS or more at one time, by giving notice at THE OF FICE will be entitled to a proper reduction. {SaT'Notice of change of residence, or complaints against the drivers for neglect, carelessness or any other cause, left at the office, will receive prompt at tention. JESSE DYER, N. G. CURTIS. ICE supplied by the TON fo SCMOON ERS, Ac, at THE LOWEST MARKET BATES. my24dtf 'mi KmrniiMMfm HUM him.nil.. IJN EVERY VARIETY. PLAIN TINTS, FRESCO BORDERS, TOOFLDINGS. WAINSC DATINGS. VELVET PAPERS/ DECORATIONS, BRONZE & GOLD LEAF PAPERS, Satins and White Blanks, AT PRICES TO SUIT THE TIMES LAMSOKT, PHOTOG RAPIIER, 244= Middle Street, Tfcc Best Work n! Moderate Price*. A IM :-T 0 PtEAES. jan8___ Boys’ Custom Clothing TiHS. F. C. CHASE would inform her old customers and friends that st has reopened the store Coruer Portland an iUeclmnic Ntreetw. where she is prepared 1 cut and inak«3 Boys* Clothing in the latest style Trimmings constant ly on band. Old Maxim—’‘Fii come first served.” mchldtr BUSINESS CARDS. J. H. HOOPER, UPHO LSTERER Nos. 31 and 33 Free St., MANUFACTURER OF Parlor Suits, Lounges, Spring Beds, Mattresses, ■eDonongh Patent Bed Lounge., En ameled Chairs, Ace. CP All kinds of repairing neatly done. Fnuntai. boxed and matted. _oct5-*69T T<feStf E. C. JORDAN & CO., Civil Engineers and Land Purveyors, No. 1»4 Middle Wt., Portland, Me. Surveys made for Proposed Railroads, Water Works, Mill Dams, and Storage Reservoirs, surveys of Counties, Towns, House Lots, &c. Estimates ot Brickwork, Plastering. Slating, Stone Masonry, Earthwork, Earth and Stone Excavation, &c.T&e., &c Plans and Specifications for Iron or Wooden Bridges, or the combination. Plans and bills of Traa ber for Wharves, &cM &c. apr7dJm Dr. D. T, WildOj The Natural Magnetic Physician, He shall lay hands on them and they shad be healed 302 Cumberland, Cor. of Elm St. nov8dtf WM. H. MOTLEY, ATTORNEY AT LAW, OVER l. P. FARRINGTON’S, 180 Middle Street, jan5_dlf Chas. J. Schumacher, FRESCO PAINTER, Office in Caaco Bank Building, over I>« 0. FaMMett’« Office. Orders left at Schumacher Bros, will meet prompt ttention. apr3d3m THOMAS RAINEY, M. A. M. D. Office 499 1.3 Congress Street, Formerly occupied by Dr. Daveis. Hoori—10 to 13 A. FI.,3 to 5 P. FI. ma3 _d&wtf 1). W. FESSENDEN, Attorney at Law, OFFICE IN STANTON BLOCK, No. 31 1-2 Exchange Street. Jams_dtf Fred W. Campbell, LANCASTER HALL BUILDING, Arei* IInrwe Bailrond DcDOtt Has a pleasant room as above stated and will be happy to wait upon all bis old friends and the public in general in all departments of the Hair Dressing Line. __ . „ , 5^* First Class Work at Popular Prices. my8___dtt CRAIG & WILSON Formerly Craig Ik Jackson. Plain and Ornamental Plasterers, AND MASTIC WORKERS, Ornaments in every Variety of Styles, Designed by the best artists in the country, such as Cornices, Centre Pieces, Brackets, Columns, &c., can always be furnished at the shortest notice. Repairing, Plastering* Whitening and Tinting done in the neatest manner. No. 4 South Street, Portland, Me. N. B. -The most delicate work packed to go safely any distance. Joseph Craig. mai7d3mJames Wilsox. FRED. N. DOW, ATTORNEY - AT - LAW, 172 Middle Street, PORTLAND, ME. ap!3d6m*ttf H. HANSON & SON, MANUFACTURERS OF Monuments, Tablets, Grave Stones and Granite Work. MANUFACTORY AT No. 907 Congress St., West End, Portland, Maine. All orders promptly attended to. HENRY HANSON. WM. H. A. HANSON. aprl7 d6m JOHN J. PERRY, ' Attorney at Law, 49 1-2 EXCHANGE ST., PORTLAND, MAINE. jan21 dlw*ttf E. II. RIPLEY, Sexton Second Parish Church, WOULD respectfully inform the citizens of Port land that he is prepared to furnish Coffins, Caskets and Crave-Clothcs, of all styles, at the shortest possible notice. Everything connected with the management of funerals, day or night, will receive prompt attention. Residence No. 219 Federal, corner of Temple St. febl0d6m IRON WORK — AT — Very Low Prices FOR Buildings, Bridges, Wharves, &c. ALSO Iron Shutters, Gratings, Fence, Awning Frames — AND — Irou Works for all other purposes. Parties wanting good work nt fair prices shonld bear in mind that we have superior facilities, and give personal atleution lo our business. Thos. Laughlin & Son, 18 & 20 CENTRE STREET. apr2Qdtf BANKRUPT STOCK KID GLOVES. Including n large proportion ot the well known Garibaldi Brand, all sizes in Blacks and Now Choice Colors, We offer the entire lot at Ketail only for the remarkably low price of $ per Pair. Ladie* will do wen to aran mcmtrim 01 ihiN opportunity as these goods cost $18.00 per Dozen to the Importers and are usually sold at $1.75 and $4.00 per pair. N. B.—Not more than two pairs of these gloves will be sold at any one time to the same purchaser. OWEN & MOORE, Congress St., Cor. Brown. jul _dtf Ladies’ Fine Boots! in all the leading styles, including the Seamless Side Lace Boots — i*— FBGN II A1>D AWEKICAtV KID Ladie ; Fine Boots in all Widths £ Specialty. Also a line of the celebrated Newark Hand I Sewed %Vork for Gents’ wear. No. 1 Elm Street. PREBLKDAvlI.1' I LEAVITT & DAVIS t3T*Measure8 taken for Ladies’ and Gent’s boots. apr20_ eodtf Side Lace Boots I A full assortment in French Kid, neat and prelty Also in French Morocco for Walking Boots. Meas ures taken and nice tilting Boots made to order to men or women. M. a. PALMER. ja28 _ 5M. j id THE PUI*LIE. 1 notice that some one is troubled by / /'similarity of names. 1 never sold a dro e f •/ \ . 3)of ,um 5n my life, but I do think 1 ca A ^*^and will sell the Beat Oysters the 0 ever wero Bold in Portland. J I ALBERT NEWCO.HB HAWES, I my7 119 Commercial reel. dtt MISCELLANEOUS. — OF — FURNITURE EVER OFFERED I PORTLAND may be found at 46 Exchange St., G. A. Whitney & Co., and at Prices that will astonish every one! Bankrupt Stock • OF — 75 Walnut Cbanber Sets, 10 PIECES EACH, 300 Marble Top and Library Tables, bought lor cash, and will be sold lower than can be bought in this market. too PARLOR SUITS of our own manufacture, and the cheapest suit we sell upholstered, one hall pure Hair. Best suits all pure Hair. All ur Furniture put in the best order and delivered tree ot charge. Our facilities are such for manu facturing and buying that we shall not be undersold. Parties about purchasing will certainly save money by calling on us. Geo. A. Whitney & Co. NO. 46 EXCHANGE STREET. my9 dtt WANTED I AFewActiveMen -IN to solicit applications for Life Insurance _ ijf THE — New Engiand I OF BOSTON. fen NEW ENGLAND IS ONE 07 THE OLDEST AND STRONGEST Life Companies in America. It lias paid to policy holders in Maine over $1,000,000 since its organization. Its policies are the most lib eral of any of the old Companies, and are absolutely NON-FORFEITING under tbe Statute Law of Massachusetts. The fol lowing table shows the time an ordiuary life policy will be kept in force by the operation of this Law when the premiums have been paid in cash: | Age when Insured. 1 pay’t. 2pay’ts. 3 pay’ts. 5pay»ts. Kj d Kjd Kjd *1 d OP O P 2 P p’**1 J* P *<3 —, CO —< GO Hoo -I CD 30 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 CP insurance or CASH in lieu of the above equity if desired. There is nothing desirable in LIVE 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 V. C. TARBOX, GEN’L AGENT, PORTLAND, Mo. my27eod w21tt MUSIC ! ADDRESS ALL ORDERS —TO— Collins & Buxton, 522 Congress St., Portland., Mo. del4 dly “HEALTH LIFfT A THOROUHGH GYMNASTIC SYSTEM — FOR LADIES AND GENTLEMEN IN TEN MINUTES ONCE \ DAY, Doubles the strength in three months. Does nol fatigue nor exhaust. Refreshes and invigorates Removes dyspepsia and indigestion. Tones the ner vous system. Improves the circulation. Warms the extremities. Increases the general vitality. Exercise and Salesroom, ; 237 Middle Street, Portland, Me J. II. Oil'BERT, Proprietor. no25 tf CARRIAGES. i A FINE lot of Phaetons and Brewster top Bug y ix gies, built of the best material and warrantee 1 first class, for sale. Pleasa give me a call before pur t chasing elsewhere. F. II. RANDALL, Over dec. Rose’s Stable on PREBLE ST my 6 dtf MISCELLANEOUS. VEGETINE —WILL CURE— SCROFULA, Scrofulus Humor. Vegetine will eradicate from tbe system every taint of Scrofula or Scrofulous Humor. It lias per manently cured thousands in Roston and vicinity who had been long and painful sufferers. Cancer, Cancerous Humor. The marvellous effect of Vegetine in case of Can cer and Cancerous Humor challenges tlie most pro found attention of tbe medical faculty, many of whom are prescribing Vegetine to their patients. Canker. Vegetine lias never failed to cure the most inflex ible case of Canker. Mercurial Diseases. The Vegetine meets with wonderful success in tbe cure of this class of diseases. Fain in the Bones. In this complaint the Vegetine is the great rem edy, as it removes from the system the producing cause. Salt Rheum. Tetter, Salt Rheum, Scald Head, &c„ will cortaln ly yield to the great alterative effects of Vegetine Erysipelas. Vegetine has never failed to cure the most in veterate case of Erysipelas. Pimples and Humors of the Face. Reason should teach us that a blotchy, rough or pimpled skin depends entirely upon an internal cause and no outward application can ever cure the defect. Vegetine is the great blood purifier. Tumors, Ulcers or Old Sores Are caused by an impure'state of the blood. Cleanse the blood thoroughly with Vegetine, and these complaints will disappear. Catarrh. For this complaint the only substantial benefit can be obtained through the blood. Vegetine is the great blood purifier. Constipation. Vegetine docs not act as a cathartic to debilitate the bowels, but cleanses all the organs, enabling each to perform the functions devolving upon them. Piles. . Vegftine has restored thousands to health who have been long and painful sufferers. Dyspepsia. it Vegetine is taken regularly, according to di rections, a certain and speedy cure will follow its use. Faintness at the Stomach. Vegetine is not a stimulating bitters which cre ates a fictitious appetite, but a gentle tonic, which assists nature to restore the stomach to a healthy ac tion. Female Weakness. Vegetine acts directly upon Ihe causes of these complaints. It invigorates and s^ngthens the whole system, acts upon the secretive organs and allays in flammation. General Debility. in this complaint the good effects of the Vegetine are realized immediately after commencing to take it; as debility denotes deficiency of the blood, a d Vegetine acts directly upon the blood. "Vegetine is Sold by All Druggists. my 11 d4wt DR. LORING’S NUTRITIVE TONIC, Composed of Lime, Soda, Potassa, Phosphorus, &o., COMBINED -WITH CALISAYA BARK AND SPICES. A CHEMICAL FOOD In tho form of a delightful Aromatic CORDIAL. This valuable remedy possesses in the highest degree nutritive and restorative qualities com bined. It is rich in both fat and muscle pro ducing materials. It is particularly adapted to PHYSICAL or NERVOUS DEBILITY from any cause, DULL OR CONFUSED INTELLECT, WEAK MEMORY, DEPRESSION OF SPIRITS, LOSS OF SLEEP, FAINT NESS, N E Ii V O U SN E S S, SPINAL WEAKNESS, PALE SUNKEN FACE, DIZZINESS, LOSS OF APPETITE, PALPITATION OF THE HEART, LOSS OF FLESH, LANGUOR, FRET FULNESS. For Debility in Females, Young Child ren and the Aged; in Consumption, Bron chitis, and other wasting diseases it is of especial value; for the restoration of feebled and exhausted constitutions and to build up the strength of persons wasted by long continued ill health; for persons over taxed by care, overwork and study, and for those suffering from the excitement fol lowing bereavement, there is nothing in the annals of medicine that will compare with it. DIRECTIONS.—For an adult, from 3 to 4 teaspoonfuls before breakfast, dinner and at bedtime, in about the same amount of water. For children, 1 teaspoonful, as above. PBIOB, $1.00. PREPARED BY DR. THOS. G. LORING, C03. EXCEAHSE & FEDEEAL SIS., POHTL.AND, MS., XT. S. A. SAMPLES FREE* my20ST&Thtf Geo. M. Bosworth, Formerly with Marrett, Bailey A Co., bas taken the New Store Cor, Free & Cotton Sts., and intends to keep'a full assortment ot UPHOLSTERY GOODS of every description for Drapery a.Yd Decora* tiy*» Work. By making a specialty o; this depart ment in upholstery, we propose to place before the public every facility for obtaining the newest designs and fabrics, and at lowest prices. Also Window Shade* and Fixtures. And a complete assort ment of Room Paper. mh21tf PORTLAND RUBBER TYPE CO., — MANUFACTURERS OF — Rubber Hand Stamps, Name Stamp* for Marking fjiuen, Rnbbei and Metal Dating Stamp*,RibbonNtampa, Neal Prenwe»> Door Plate*, Ilonne Num ber*. Steel Stamp*, Stencil*. Rtirninf Brand*, Baggage and Hotel Checks, Ac. NO. 232 FEDERAL ST.: PORTLAND, HIT. (U^P’AcentB wanted. Send for circular. febl5t FOR SALE! ! A large stock of Carriages, Wagons and Buggies of every description; top and no top, single ant double, at ten per cent, lower than at any other fac tory iu Maine. Concord a ad Express Wagoni a specialty. JOHN ADAMS, aprleodtf Snccnrappa, Me. E. Fl'TTERICK & CO.’S patterns of Garments ] Summer Catalogues Just Kecelved at 267 MIDDLE STREET C. OYER, Agent. mj'16 d3w* tfttt: press. SAXOBPAY MOBNIKG. JUKE 't. 1876 We do not read anonymous letters and communi cations. The nam<i and address of the writer are in all cases indispensable, not necessarily tor publication but as a guaranty ol good faith. We cannot undertake to return or reserve commu nications that are not used. Every regular attache of the Press is furnished with a Card certificate countersigned by Stanley T. Pullen, Editor. Ail railway, steamboat and hotel managers will confer a favor upon us by demanding credent&ls of every person claiming to represent our journal. _ —————■—— Republican State Convention. The Republicans of Maine and all others who pro pose to support the candidate of the Republican par ty in the pending elections are invited to send dele gates to a State Convention to be held in NOROKBEGA HALL, Bangor, Thursday, June 33, 1870, al II A. M. for the purpose ot nominating a candidate for Gov ernor to be supported at the September election and two candidates for electors of President and attend to such other business as usually comes before such meetings. The basis of representation will be as follows: Each city, town, and plantation is entitled to one del egate and one additional delegate for every seventy five votes given for the Republican candidate for Governor in 1872. A fraction of forty votes over the number which is entitled to one delegate, will be ac corded a delegate. The Republican State Committee will be in session in the ant£-roomj>f the Hall at 9 o’clock the morn ing of the Convention. The usual reduced fares on railroads and steamboats may be expected of which due announcement will be made. JAMES G. BLAINE, Kennebec, Chairman, WILLIAM P. FRYE, Adroscoggin. DANIEL RANDALL, Aroostook. STANLEY T. PULLEN, Cumberland. CHARLES J. TAlBOT, Franklin. JOHN D. HOPKINS, Hancock. HIRAM BLISS, JR., Knox. S. S- MARBLE. Lincoln. ENOCH FOSTER JR., Oxford. JOSEPH W. PORTER, Penobscot. E. A. THOMPSON, Piscataquis. J. W. WAKEFIELD, Sagadahoc. R. B. SHEPHERD, Somerset. WILLIAM W. CASTLE, Waldo. WM. J. CO HELL, Washington. JOHN HALL, York. Z. A. SMITH, Secrelarj. Portland, May 4,1876. Mr. Blame. In this matter of the Blaine investigation it is well to look about us a little aud exam ine the facts before we yell ourselves hoarse about jobbery. The public has, as not un frequently before, been led into injustice by the perusal of startling headlines and the reading of comments on evidence instead of the evidence itself. Day after day certain journals who are independent of all decency and sense of fair play have placed “Subsidy Bonds” in staring letters at the head of their telegraphic columns quite regardless of the fact that the Fort Smith bonds are not sub sidy bonds at all, and that no legislation has been had in Congress concerning them in which Mr. Blaine had the slightest interest. Had he dealt in cotton or groceries or real es tate nothing would have been said; but the impression is artfully given that railroad bonds are forbidden property and that the man who deals in them is of necessity a cor ruptionist and a thief. A moment’s reflection will convince any candid man that Mr. Blaine had a perfect right to buy and sell railroad bonds if he chose to do so, and that no blame can possibly attach to him in that regard. The insinuation that the possession of such property influences his legislation is too absurd for serious consideration. It such an idea obtains then the holder of a share of stock in a National bank, nay, the holder of aDy property whatever (lor the value of all property is affected by the state of the cur rency, and upon the currency Congress may legislate) must be debarred from official hon ors, and we shall have to go to the alms houses for our Congressmen. No one is prepared to go so far as that, and yet the only charge brought against Mr. Blaine that has the shadow of proof (for the Mulligan tastimony may be dismissed as irrelevant and valueless) is that he has bought aud sold railroad bonds. What of it ? Price $3.50. Some cf our Democratic contemporaries have made haste to deny the statement that Mr. Tilden’s friends had made arrangements with an advertising firm to secure the publi cation of favorable notices from leadin newspapers in papers in various parts of the country for pay. A few days since a Demo cratic paper in the West to prove that such a proposition had been made to it printed the circular of the well-known advertising firm of Bates & Locke of New York, which is as follows: J. H. BATES. D. R. LOCKE. BATES & LOCKE. Newspaper Advertising Agents, 21 Park Row. New Yoke, May 19, 1876.—Publishers of-. Gentlemen—Please insert the inclosed five notices, taken in order as numbered, once each in your week ly, as quoted reading matter. Do not fail to send us your weekly during the time of the order. Charge our agency $3.50. We inclose postal card. Whether you accept or decline, please mark the contrary word oft and re' turn it at once. The oiler is the only one that can be made, and notices must begin at once, as there is no time for correspondence. Yours truly, Bates & Locke. To the above the “notices” were appended in the usual business manner of advertising agents, and consisted of quotations from va rious newspapers highly laudatory of Gov. Tilden. We regret that the present hard times have caused many Democratic papers to print these “notices” in their reading col umns just as if it was done conscientiously in behalf of Mr. Tilden, instead of for the pal try sum of $3.50, after deducting thirty-three per cent, in commissions. There are papers which object to the hiring of papers to print paid puffs in aid of a Presidential aspirant. There arc those who sneer at the quality of the ‘‘reform” which a candidate represents who allows his friends to tako the same means of presenting his merits to the people as do patent medicine men. True, this method of Mr. Tilden’s supporters is novel, hut have they not the testimony of A. T. Stewart, of P. T. Barnurn, of Dr. Ayer, of the proprietor of that exhilirating tonic known as “Plantation Bitters,” and a hun nthp.r nntnhln ■upppssps rPsnlMnor frnm liberal advertising ? On the other hand the great failure and subsequent sad fate of Dr. Helmbold, the “Bucbu” man, offers an ex ception to the effect that liberal advertising does not always pay. There must be merit in goods put upon the market—a fact the ad vertisers should bear in mind To the newspaper publisher there is some thing commendable in the spirit shown by Mr. Tilden’s henchmen. They evidently dc not wish to “beat” or “deadhead.” They recognize that the newspaper is the property of the man who runs it and although th( sum offered will barely pay for the “composi tion,” the recognition is worth something For this all newspaper proprietors should b< grateful. It must, after all, be admitted that there ii something rather ridiculous in the idea of ; Presidential candidate taking the same mean: to present himself before the country whicl the proprietors of patent medicines take tc bring their goods into notice, especially whei that candidate affects to be the champion o the “higher politics” and reform. Perhap: Mr. Charles Francis Adams Jr., who recently endorsed Gov. Tildeu as the only mau in thi Democratic party worthy of support as i high minded reformer will change his mini because this method of bringing a Presiden tial candidate before the people isn’t alto getherhigh toned. The testimony of several prominent gen eral officers of the army has been uniformly and decidedly in favor of retaining colored troops as a portion of the regular army on the ground that they are docile, easily disci plined and where employed in the Indian country have proved efficient and reliable. They naturally care better for the animals entrusted to them, and, in addition to this, they rarely desert. Nevertheless in spite of such testimony the ex-Confederate House has passed a bill which not only disbands the colored regiments but practically precludes the enlistment of colored men in the army by refusing to insert an amendment declar ing that no distinctions shall be made in the enlistments on account of color. Mr. Small, a colored member from South Carolina very per tinently remarked that ifthere were afew more Democratic Houses colored men could notbe admitted as members when elected any more than they could hereafter enlist in the army. A Republican Senate will avert the mischief of this measure but the action of the House plainly indicates that the party prejudice against the colored man has not died out now that he is a citizen. Judging by a letter lately received, Mr. E. Y. E. Rausch is in the habit of buying and some newspapers of selling railroad passes. Mr. Rausch says: “If you have railroad passes of any kind to dispose of it will be to your interest to address me and get prices for same, mentioning the road, time of limit, and whether made out to a name or to bearer.” For the benefit of many who hold free passes over railroads and wish to “realize” we state that Mr. Rausch’s address is Toledo, Ohio. He closes his letter with the impres sive remark: “Save this for future reference.” We will, and when we get any passes to sell will carefully consider any proposals he has to make. A correspondent of the Biddeford Jour nal sharply criticises Congressman Burleigh’s record as a Republican in and out of Con gress, and concludes that he should not be re-nominated for a third term. Hon. Leon ard Andrews of Biddeford is suggested by the writer as a fit man to become his successor. The Prince of Wales thinks he did exceed ing well because he spent in India less than the three hundred thousand dollars voted him by parliament, and the British tax-pay ers feel relieved to learn that no deficiency bill is to be presented. The name of the new Sultan of Turkey is Mahmoud Murad, the word “Effendi” hither to appended thereto, being merely a title of honor which falls into disuse as soon as a higher title is conferred. The Investigation. Blaine's success in the Northwest exceed ed our expectations, and it is now certain that he will lead on the first ballot, and that he can soon muster within about one hun dred votes of enough to nominate him. Morton has not secured as many votes as we thought be would have, and a considerable number of his Southern votes will not stick if persuasively introduced to the gates of fat pastures.—Cincinnati Commercial. It is pretty evident that the mud throwing at Mr. Blaine has greatly helped his pros pects. Thus Col. Forney says of the effect in Pennsylvania: “Mr. Blaine has boldly confronted all charges, and we believe is to day the most unobjectionable of the leading rivals for the glittering prize. If we may judge by Republican opinion in Pennsylva nia, after Gov. Hartranft has had his chance an overwhelming percentage is in favor of the statesman from Maine.” It is all out now. A prominent presiden tial candidate once advised a friend to in vest in a railroad. Friend invested—and investment did not turn out well. Candi date refuuded, and made friend whole. Now the “friend” publishes the correspondence, and the “independent” editor says of the candidate that he was selling shares “which he had acquired, doubtless in return for ser vices privately rendered to that undertaking while he was speaker of the House of Repre sentatives.” “Doubtless,” and on such evi dence the world is called upon to stone the man to death.—New York Mail. The fact that Mr. Blaine’s most unanimous support is not found in the East but in the West, is testimony to the national reputation he stands on. He is not a sectional candi date but a national one, and while it has doubtless been just as well that his own sec tion should not be prominent in pushing him upon the party, there is no doubt that it will be found hearty and unanimous in accepting the honor and substantial advantage which the West proposes to concede to it in select ing a New England candidate. For no doubt it is a substantial advantage to this section, (Vim win uc ^(iiumuiaiiij TTGiv/uutg^ Luuini” aii a time when, for various causes, the political preponderance of New England is declining. —Springfield Union. Whether Mr. Blaine ever bought or sold railroad bonds we do not know, and in one sense we do not care, and we imagine the public are of the same opinion. If it can be shown that he accepted a bribe and sold his vote, then it affects his honor, hut whether he sold bonds or shares, so long as he did not rob the government, is not of the slight est consequence. That he ever cheated his friends or betrayed a trust we do not believe. There is not probably a dozen members ot Congress who do not hold investments that are affected by their acts in Congress—and yet we would as willingly trust the members of Congress as any equal number ot mer chants, bankers or editors that could be as sembled.—Boston Journal. But there is one other consideration perti nent here, that Democrat and independent journalists will do well to take account of. The evidence against Speaker Kerr is in Its directness and positiveness a hundred-told stronger than anything that has been abduc ted in respect ot Mr. Blaine. What has the latter gentleman ever done that should make his equally swift, sweeping and solemn deni als less entitled to the respect and confidence of his countrymen? The friends of Mr. Kerr would have no just ground of complaint if the friends of Mr. Blaine should [treat Mr. Kerr as ungenerously as they have treated Mr. Blaine; but for ourselves we have no de sire to emulate their uncharitableness.—Bos ton Advertiser. Janesville (Wis.) Gazette. A Primitive Method of Traveling to the Centennial. Mr. Solomon Soule, of Stoughton, a farmer and an old resident of that section of Dane County, started for tbo Centennial Exposition yesterday. The manner in which he and his whole family—in all eight persons—are travel ing is akin to the days before railroads were built. He proposes to travel to Philadelphia in light wagons, and to make the journey as nleasant as possible, he ordered two llirht snrinor vehicles, each drawn liy a span of sprightly mustang ponies. He also takes aloug an extra horse, to be used iu cases of emergency. 'One of the wagons couveys the family, and the oth er provisions and bedding. Easy camp-chairs instead of common seats, are provided for the family in the wagon. Mr. Soule has a driver for one of his teams, and takes charge of the other himself. He has also a good tent which be will put up for lodging iu each night. His outfit is complete, and the entire family antici pate taking a good deal of comfort on their journey eastward. Alter seeing the Ceoteunial he proposes to drive to Maine, bis former home, and spend several weeks, and return to Wis consin late in the fall. Mulligan’s Appearance—In speaking of Mulligan, the seusational witness, the special of the Boston Journal says: “His story was told with a readiness which almost seemed eagerness, and Mulligan’s manner reminded the spectators of the fluency of the wit' ness Harney. There was about J^Iulli gan’s face a vindictive satisfaction, which seemed to indicate exaltation over, a premed itated deed. Some of the spectators • in the room who claimed to know Mulli gan personally, insisted that he was such a bit ter fanatic in his religion that he would consid er that he had done God a service to break ! down Mr. Blaine. ' Mulligan may have told the truth in everj 1 particular, and in some of the important par ticulars he was confirmed by Blaine’s owi ■ statement, but Mulligan’s mauncr coul l scarce ly prejudice an impartial observer in his favor.’ Recent Publications. Tbanscendentalism in New England. A His toby. By Octavius Brooks Frotbingham. New York: Q. P. Putuam’s Sons. For sale by Boring, Short & Harmon. “A Boston Cultus man” is the opprobrious term by which certain Indians and other wes tern barbarians stigmatize a person who ap pears to be inefficient. So says, in effect, a cor respondent of the New York Tribune, who is so Dear of kin to those uncivilized scorners of “Boston cultus” that he adopts their sneer to direct it, for political effect, against the sup porters of Bristow! Some of the more dis tinguished -‘Boston cultus” men, Emerson, Al cott, Theodore Parker, George Ripley, and with them, Margaret Fuller, appear upon the pages of Mr. Frothingham’s bpok. To each of these a chapter is given. And in another chapi ter certain “minor prophets” of that cultus, W. H. Channing, C. A. Bartol, J. F. Clarke, Sam. Johnson, Sam. Longfellow, D. A. Was son, T. W. Higginson and John Weiss are presented to the reader with most felicitous description and discrimination. One may learn here the significance of the “cultus” which is illustrated by names such as these, and discov er the head and front of its offending. These were Transcendentaiists; prominent represen tatives of that practical idealism which the Gradgrinds and the Chadbands, and the Tit mouses will always scorn as impractical and visionary. “Transcendentalism,” says Mr. Frotbingham, “was an episode in the intellectual life of New England; an enthusiasm, a wave of sentiment, a breath of mind that caught up such as were prepared to receive it, elated them, transported them and passed on,—no man knowing whither it went. Its influence on thought and life was immediate and powerful. Religion felt it, lit erature, laws, institutions. To the social agita tions of forty years ago it was invaluable as an inspiration. The various reforms owed every thine to it New Eugland character received from it an impetus that never will be spent.” Another wave of that enthusiasm is very much to be desired at this time, and in this State of Maine, where “reform” is too often used as a word of scorn, and “reformers” fall under the safe and easy contempt of journal ists. While we are waiting for that wave to come we can do no better than become ac quainted with the times of refreshing so re cently past. In this book Mr. Frotbingham gives a com prehensive and philosophical presentation of me transcendental movement, tie.nnas its be ginning, or rather its germ, in Germany, and traces its development along the coarse of Gcr man philosophy; describing by the way, with the touch of a master, the distinctive thought of Kant, Jacobi, Fichte, Schleiermacher. Goe the, Bichter, and others. He then shows the development of a similar course of thought in France and England, and exhibits Cousin, Constant, Jouffroy, Coleridge, Carlyle and Wordsworth, in their respective relations to it* But it was in New England that Transcendent alism came to maturity. “For with some truth it may be said that there never was such a thiog as Transcendentalism out of New Eng land.” “New England furnished the only plot of ground on this planet, where the transcen dental philosophy had a chance to show what it was and what it proposed.” The body of the work is therefore devoted to Transcendentalism in New England; and of this the history is fnll and complete, written by one who himself sympathizes largely with that he describes. It is a work that was needed, a history that waited to be writteD, a task that sooner or later some one must have attempted. To say that it has been performed at last by Mr. Froth ingham is to say that it has been well per formed. It is a book that should be in every library. C. W. B. Life, Letters and Table Talk of Benjamin Robert Hayden. Edited by R. H. Stoddard New York: Scribner, Armstrong & Co, For sale by Loring, Short & Haimon. This is the first number of a series, called the Sans Souci Seriec, consisting of the autobiogra phies and other personal recollections of people who have made their mark and are now main ly forgotten. It is edited by the same hand (Mr. Bicbard Henry Stoddaid’s) who prepared so acceptable a work in arranging the material known as the Bric-a-Brac collection. The quantity of literature of this description is so great that the services of a judicious editor are much needed to bring it within manageable bounds and open up a mass of readers who would otherwise have left it on the shelves. Yet of all reading the biographic reading is the most widely interesting. It is Sterne’s starl ing over again. The future of masses does not interest us so much as the joy or grief of a sin gle individual, whose motives and whose ex periences, once comprehended, tell effectively the story of masses. The fortunes of Hayden derive a peculiar interest from his tragic end. He saw many of the best people; he had gleams of triumph, embittered by long periods of misfortune, brought about by his unpractical qualities; he was a dependent upon the aristoc racv. whom he alternate'! v flattered and abused • he had no repose, nor the digDity which grows out of it; in every view that he took of friends or oi life tbe “mountainous me,” as Emerson calls it, stood out. He was bora in 178G and perished by suicide, in 184G. His journals and his letters give a most accurate representation of the life of the man; and they give sketches of persons whom he knew—Wordsworth Keats, Mitford, Hazlitt, Lamb and others—which add materially to the value of the book. G. X. D. The Prime Minister. By Anthony Trollope. Published by Harper Brothers. N. Y. For sale by Loring, Short & Harmon. This is one of the best of tbe author’s many novels. Its merit and interest cousist chiefly in its sketches of political life in Eogland. no ted with tbe impartial manner, entirely free from prejudice and bias, which is characteris tic of Mr. Trollope—even in telling the; ttory of imaginary people and the doings and say ings of their private supposititious lives. He generally seems to have no personal affection for the characters he creates, he neither accu ses nor excuses—but tells his tale as best he may, leaving the verdict to the reader. Bet in the present volume, the author himself is com. pelled to draw with loving touch the sketch of the almost ideal politician—Plantagenet Palli ser. His high understanding of the duties of a servant of the people, his delicate sense of hon or, his unselfish, strong and tender nature, influenced by tbe position of Prime Minister— form a study which, though of course closely connected with English politics, will be appre ciated by Americans, to whom such ideal poli' ticians are constantly becoming more desirable, more practicable and more familiar. Tbe Prime Minister—as well as some other charac ters who figure in these pages—is taken in a great degree from actual life. How closely the models have been followed, is of coarse impos sible to say, but it is good to know that such exist. A Nile Journal, by T. G. Appleton, Illustrated Viir ITunann Rnncnn Pnetnn • RnVmrf s Rrna ffne sale by Loring, Short Harmon. The author is a gentleman of elegant leisure who made a boat journey up the Nile and pnb. lished his journal in order that the public might share the pleasure with him. It is dif ficult to feel the same interest in a pleasure liip as in an expedition which has some impor tant object in view, but there is a charm in the Nile which is never exhausted, so that the feel ing towards a new book on the subjects is like Mr. Foots’ sentiment regarding his wife: “Ihe oftener we can repeat that most extraordinary woman, my opinion is the better.” The story is a sketchy journal of the voyage, describing the impressions received rather than the ob jects. The illustrations are from origina drawings and are very good. Notes. In the excellent series of Literature Primers Appleton & Company publish the Primer o! English Literature, by the Kev. Stopforc Brooke. No better sketch of English literatun has ever been published. In few words th< author has given a discriminating review o: English authors, and his comments are singu larly felicitous. For sale by Bailey & Noyes In this mosquito-infested month of June th< reader will hesitate to follow Messrs. Estes 5 Lauriat in their description of “Half-Houn with Insects” as a “recreation in natural his tory.” However, aside from the title there ii nothing in the brochure to provoke criticism and much to admire. It is part nine of thi series written by Prof. A. S. Packard, jr., an< is given to the consideration of "insects as mimics.” The value of these pamphlets is too well-known to need setting forth. For sale by Bailey & Noyes. The Warfare of Science, by President White of Cornell, is the reprint of a paper first made public as a Phi Beta Kappa oration, and then published in the Popular Science Monthly, where it called forth; much comment and rraise. As now given in pamphlet form by Appleton & Co., it has been carefully re vised and considerably exterded. As an im partial history and temperate discussion of the so-called conflict between Science and Religion it is worthy of all praise. For sale by Bailey & Noyes. Having purchased the plates of “Osgood’s Library of levels” Estes & Lauriat have be gun issuing the series in the attractive style ol paper covers iu which their own novels are gotten up. A uniform set of Emile Gaboriou’s novels is now ready, and “File No. 113,” one of his striking and most Improbable stories of de tective experiences, is at hand. For sale by Bailey & Noyes. "To Buddlecome and Back” is not or.e of Mr. F. C. Burnand’s happy thoughts, and scarcely deserves reprint by Roberts Brothers. It might do very well for a magazine story, but is not worth habiting in a suit of good cloth. For sale by Loring, Short & Harmon. The Publishers’ Weekly for May 23 tabulates the answers received to its prize question— Which are the (fifty) most salable novels?’* Bulwer, Dickens, Scott Thackeray, and George Eliot were expressly excluded from the terms ef this enquiry. What follows is full of sur prises. We give the first twelve titles ad judged most salable: John Halifax, Jane Eyre The Wooing 0*t St Elmo, One Summer, Soar let Letter, Unde Tom’s Csbin, My Wife and I, Princess of Thule, lofelice, Barriers Burned Away, Opening of a Chestnut Burr. Harper & Brothers will publish soon Dr. Charles Rau’s Early Men in Europe, the two volume edition of Professor Draper’s great book on the Intellectual Development of Eu rope, and Mr. Gladstone's work on Homeric Synchronisms. A work on the folk-lore of China, and on the affinities of its people with the Aryan and Semitic races, will shortly be published. Its author is Mr. N. B. Dennys. An article from Professor John Fiske on cataloguing and classification may shortly be expected iu the North American Review. Bret Harte’s Gabriel Conroy and Mark Twain’s Tom Sawyer are announced for im mediate publication in Englaud. A hfinlr An frt nasal vltnn at.. !• . M _ - -—» uiopvaot VI uead bodies in all ages and nations is soon to be published in London, edited by William Tegg. Its title is The Last Act Norwegian literature has met with a sad less in the death of the yeung dramatiit, Thomas Krag Thoresen. He had written half a dozen plays, which were very popular. He was only twenty eight years old. His father is known as a famous novel writer. Mr. Robert Buchanan has in press a new poem which is said to be the most ambitious one he has ever written. Anew dramatio poem by Aubrey de Vere, “St. Thomas of Canterbury,” is soon to be pub lished. M. Emile Soldi, a well known art Student and critic, has published the first of a series of volumes illustrating the history of art from the earliest times. The volume is on “Egyptian Sculpture,” and is largely illustrated. And another work of the same general character is the classified “Dictionary of Architecture, and kindredj Arts and Sciences” which Didot is publishing in serial numbers. The editor is M. Ernest Bose. The London Academy for May 6 has a long and interesting notice of the edition of the "Epistles of Clement of Rome,” published in Constantinople from the manuscript recently found in the library of the Greek Fanar of that city. The missing portions from the Alexan drine manuscript are in this copy. It has been edited with great care and thoroughness by the Metropolitan Archbishop ef Serrhae. Canon Lightfoot will make use of it in bis new edition of the epistles soon to appear, with an English translation. Magazine Notices. The Westminiter Review, for April, has been republished by the Leonard Scott Publishing Co., 41 Barclay Street, New York. We give a sketch of the articles. Our Colonial Empire. A description of th* future relations of England and her colonies The arguments in favor of separation are con trasted with the reasons for continuing in un. ion, and Mr. Forster’s plan for g more thorough confederation with the mother country is re garded with approbation. The legal Position of Women’ contrasts the position held by women in the lowest and in the highest human societies, traces the links which connect these positions, and notes the relics of the one which survive in the other showing that “the legal inequalities of the sexes are not so much advantages consciously iabnn kw no ... ..I_1. M__ and necessities.” Scottish Universities, exhibits |tbe present condition,of these institutions, and urges the necessity of many reforms. Ouida’s Novels. Some general remarks as to what a novel is, and how it shonld be con structed, are followed by short acoounta, illus trated by extracts, of several of Ouida’s novels. Notwithstanding many defects, the critic acknowledges evidences of power, which, with proper direction, is capable of great work yet. ltousselet’s Travels in India. A very inter* eating account of a visit to several native courts, which have been recently brought into promi nent notice by the visit of the Prince of Wales Free-Will and Christianity, discusses Free Will both under the theological and scientific point of view, and comes to the conclusion that some better basis must be found for orthodoxy. The writer then proceeds at considerable length to analyse the nature of man’s responsi bility to man, and to inquire into the origin of the notion of Bight and Wrong. The Civil Service. Au account of the duties of subordinate public employes, wstb sugges tions for a reorganization of the public depart ments. Contemporary Literature follows, as full as usual of short notices of new books. Maine Business Notes. The Oxford cheese factory will commence operations next Monday, under the charge of H. A. Hall. Messrs. Brown & Barrows of West Taris, have just filled a large order for chairs for the hotel at the Foland mineral spring. L. D. Howard, Jr., is building a shop for working granite at Fryeburg. Mr. Cbas. B. Lord, a large shoe manufactur er from Lynn, has been lately examining the BUUC l.tIUIy iU OUUIQ X UriS WI1D S View U) moving his business from Lyon to that village. If the chaogo is made it will take place imme diately. At Livermore Falls Mr. Alvin Record is re building his leather-board mill, which was re cently destroyed by fire. The Lewiston Journal says cottons are now retailing at 9 cents a yard in Lewistor, which sold as high as 77 cents at one time daring the war. Sews and Other Items. Rhode Island Legislature will elect a U. 8. Senator Jane 13. The Lippitt Woolen Company at Woonsock et, has decided lo suspend manufacture after the 10th iust, Cyrille Dion challenges any billiard player in the world at a French carom game of 2000 points for $1000 a side. Daniel Drew was examined yesterday as to his accounts. It appears that he never kept any books or book-keeper; never had a check book on any bank, and in his own words “car ried bis business in his bead,” from which he will as soon as able make a statement. Books Received. A Primer of English Eileralnre. By the Rev. Stoflord Brooks, M. A. Cloth, 167 pp. New York: D. Appleton & Co. Portland: Bailey* Noyes. The Warfare of (Science. By [Andrew Dick son White, LL. D. Paper, 181 pp. New York: D. Appleton & Co. Portland: Bailey * Noyes. 1 The I.nnd ol the (Sky : Or Adventures in Mountain By-Ways. By Christian Held. Paper, 1 Illustrated, 130 pp., price 75 cents. New York: l D. Appleton & Co. Portland: Bailey A Noyes.

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