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PUBLISHED EVERY MORNING (SUNDAYS EXCEPTED), BY SPRAGUE, OWEN k NASH. TERMS: SEVEN DOLLARS PER ANNUM. SINGLE COPIES, POUR CENTS.
VOL. 1. AUGUSTA, ME., MONDAY MORNING, APRIL 25, 1870. no. 97.
licniubec |mtral.
Published on Water, Toot of Court Street,
AUGUSTA, MAINE.
PI SPRAGl’E, OWEN A NASH.
Jailg Jicmukc Journal
Is issued every morning, except Sundays.
Contains the latest news by telegraph ami mail,
gives reports of the Markets, ami has carefully pre
pared political and loral article.-, and a generous
amount of farming, home and miscellaneous read
ing with a full compilation of State new.-*.
Terras, $7 per annum in advance; ii payment
ih not made within the year. Single copies 4 cents,
to bo had at the bookstores and at this ofllce.
Advertisements one inch in length, three in
sertions or leas. $1.00; 25 cts. for every subsequent
insertion. Longer advertisements, or those Inserted
for any considerable length of time, will be inserted
at iavorahlo terms to the advertiser.
Special Notices 25 per cent, additional.
Amusement Notices, $2 per square per week.
'alccltli] Jiennebec Journal,
Published every Wednesday morning,

la the largest tolio paper in the State, containing
netvs, political articles, agricultural and scientific
matter, tales, poetry, anecdotes, household recipes,
markets, Ac., Ac.
Terms $2 per annum in advance
Transient Advertisements, $1 50 per inch for
first week; 25 cents per week lor each subsequent
insertion.
Special Notices, $2.00 per inch for first week;
50 cents per week for each subsequent week.
Business Notices, in read.ng columns, 20 cents
per line for first insertion ; 10 cents per line lor each
subsequent insertion.
All transient advertisements to be paid for in
advance.
CONY HOUSE,
ll'.fTIi'K UTMOST, |
AUGUSTA, MAINE.
THIS new Hotel affords accomraodalions that no
other one does in the city tu the travelling com*
munity, being located In the
CENTRE OF BUSINESS.
and very near the Depot.
The travelling public may be assured that no
pains will be spared to meet ail their wants, and
with the Hii»istaiice of Mit. Ti knkii, Lite ol the
Augusta House, we hope to merit a share of the
public patronage.
Connected with this II -use is a
First Class Livery Stable!
G. A. & II. CONT, Proprietors.
tllJanAw. tf
A. P. COULD,
-DEALER IN —
STOVES,
WOOD & C0«l FORNACES,
bi:gi8TEH8, «sto.
Particular attention paid to retting HOT AIR
FURNACES. Also Agent for the new
PEERLESS COOK1XG STOVE.
THE SAMPLE COOK, amt
VXIOX PORTA RLE RAXGE.
STOVE REPAIRS,
Pumps and Lead Pipe. Tint Brittannia,
and Toilet Wart.
WTIN ROOFING, and all kinds of JOBBING
promptly attended to.
1 Door North or Itailrond Bridge,
Water Street, Augusta.
Janl8-tAw4tf
BATH TIBS, UHTKK BOILERS,
Water Closets, Wash Basins,
HIIAHS A- PLATED WARE,
Cast Iron Pjpe,
Lead Pipe, Sheet Lead,
And every article pertaining to Plumbing kept con
’staidly on hand and for sale at
H. R. STRATTON’S,
Corner Bridge 4k Water Streets,
Under Hunt’s nat Store.
N. B. riumbmg in all its branches done in a neat
and thorough manner.
Particular Attention Paid to Jobbing.
tl2apr-tf
"PAINT STOCK r
Great Reduction in
Prices,
-AT
TITCOMB & DORR’S,
West End Kennebec Bridge.
t~2aprtr__
Cough Candy !
"ITrENRENBURG’S COUGH CASDT cures
>> COUGHS, COLDS, WHOOPING COUGH ami
all Throat troubles.
2 Doors south of Granite Block, Market Sq.
MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS,
Taney Goods, «fcc., sold by
lanl-lyt _W. WENDENBUKO.
Photographs & Melanotvpes,
At the same OLD PLACE,
At the same OLD PRICES, vln
9 1-9 tizi Pictures in Cards for 60 cents.
4 1-4 “ •* *< 60 •<
4 1-4 “ tn Card envelopes, 50 cts.
1 5x7 “ »» Mat, 60 “ j
1# TINTYPES for 35 cents.
A good assortment ol
FRAME*, AERFMS, tVe.,
now on hand. Particular attention given to
copying.
8 Doors south of the Post Offlce, AUGUSTA, ME
Ujiu>7U.au> II. UAILLV.
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT.
A FACT U OUTII KXOWIXG.
TO THE PEOPLE OE AUGUSTA,
And all having business in Augusta please bear in mind that the place to buy
PURE AND RELIABLE
Drugs, Medicines,
TOILET & FANCY ARTICLES,
And APOTHECARIES’ GOODS generally is at
FRANK KINSMAN’S DRUG STORE,
He has spared no pains in selecting Goods of the purest to be found in the best markets
of the United States, and the same are offered to the public at
WHOLESALE OR RETAIL, at “Prices that Defy Competition.”
He also continues to make all odd change IX GOLD AXD SILVER. Ilis motto
Quick Sales, Small Profits, Pure and Reliable Goods!
In hot weather FRANK'S STORK is the coolest place in the city, and the Ice Cold Soda
drawn from the
Famous Non-corrosive Arctic Fountain
refreshes many weary souls. Temperance Devotees can drink and not violate their pledge.
THE COLDEST AND THE BEST ! THE COLDEST AND THE BEST 1
with rich and delicious FRUIT SYRUPS.
n-rh ysicians’ Prescriptions carefully compounded from the purest Medicines at all
hours of the day and night.
REMEMBER THE NUMBER OF FRANK KINSMAN'S DRUG STORE,
No. 142 Water Street, : Augusta, Maine.
»
b <- AND • &
IVAUSESP
Trunks ! Trunk.s!
TIIE PLACE TO BUY
Froucli, Eu;ono, Solo Lontlicr,
And all kinds of common
T R A YELLING TRUNKS!
Also, Ladies’ and Gents’ TRAVELLING 4 SHOPPING BAGS, is at
HAMILTON & TURNER’S,
133 Water Street.
_ I
The lliuht Place to bur your HARNESSES, and get the celebrated 1>UNN HARNESS, bat
HAMILTON Ac TLKNEK’S, 133 WATER STREET,
The cheapest place to buy WHIPS, CL'P.r.VCOMBS, BRUSHES, BLANKETS, SURCINGLES, HAL
TERS, 4c., is at HAMILTON 4 TURNER’S,
135 WATER STREET.
HARNESSES!
To;- Business, l'lensure, Test tiling, Trucking, Carling & Expressing.
Manufactured from GOOD OAK STOCK, and by the best of workmen.
M’e would remind the public that our II tes^ took all the premiums offered at the last State Fair
four in number Also the lir>t premium at tiie late New England Fair.
Ah our customers are daily informed t . it our Harnesses are Machine Stitched—we would invite
them and the public generally’ to call anil • vitnine the largest dock of reudv-made Harnesses ever of
fereil in this city, and we will convince them that we make the be^t HAND STITCHED work to be had
for the same amount of money, and if we «bm’t have on hand what is wanted, can make it at short
notice Samples of Gold Gilt! Oroide Si 1 vx- . Covered, and Japanned Trimmed Harness mav tie seen at
our salesroom, NO. 172 MIDDLE sTKELl HENRY DUNN & SON.
For £»ule by
Hamilton tfc Turner,
135 WATER STREET, - - AUGUSTA, MAINE
tlIfcb-tF ' OPPOSITE PEERING & HOLWAY'S.
BOSWOBTH
lIAVIKCi REMOVED TO
STORE KTO. 174,
(2 Doom south of Bridge street,) whieh lias been expressly fitted up for his business, where
will be found a VERY LARGE STOCK of
SPRING WOOLLENS!
Of* tlie I .atest r'anliionH,
WHICH WILL BE CUT AND MADE UP TO ORDER IN THE
V©ry Latest Style.
ALSO, WILL BE FOUND
A LARCE STOCK OF
Ready Made Clothing,
-AND
'
Gents’ Furnishing Goods
OF EVERT DESCRIPTION.
It. T. BOSWORTH.
Augusta, Mar. 7th, 1870. t7mar-tf
THE KENNEBEC JOURNAL,
(Established in 1825.)
Enlarged and Improved.
A POLITICAL & FAMILY NEWSPAPER.
Not Excelled by any in the State.
Just Enlarged and Printed on
New, Plain, and Handsome Type!
Having Full Reports of Legislative proceedings;
carefully prepared Political Articles, Facts and sta
tistics; Local. Domestic and Foreign News; Corres
pondence; Tales, Poetry, Agricultural and other
Miscellaneous Matter.
ATo Increase of Subscription Price—A Good
Time to Subscribe.
The Weekly Kennebec Journal.
The Kennebec Journal 1- In the Forty-fourth year
of its age. It has juat been enlarged, and is now a
THIRTY-SIX COLUMN PAPER,
Its size not being exceeded by that of any other
paper in the State, and surpassed by but few m other
States.
It will CONTAIN'
Carefully Prepared Political Article-. Facts, Statis
tics, Speeches and Extract.-; Full Reports of
the Proceedings of the Maine Legislature;
Reliable Information in relation to mat
ters pertaining to the state Govern
ment; Reports of the Doings of
Congress ; Local and State
Ne ws ; Summaries of Do
mestic and f oreign
News:
Reports of the
Markets at Home
and Abroad; well se
lected Tales, Po e try ,
Agricultural and other Inter
esting and Useful Reading for the
Family; also Correspondence from Abroad
and original Articles upon subjects of Geu’l Interest.
It has been enlarged from
Twentj'-Eislit to Thirty-Six Columns,
in width, and proportionately increased in length,
and is printed on an
Entire New Suit of Type,
Making it one of the
Handsomest and Most Readable,
as well as one of the
CHEAPEST PAPERS IN PRICE,
published. The price of subscription has not been
increased on account of enlargement.
Now is the Time to Subscribe!
Terms $2.00 per annum in advance. $2.25 at the
eud of mx months, and $2.50 at the end of the year.
Published every Wednesday.
Daily Kennebec Journal,
Will l.e issued every morning. Sundays excepted.)
on and alter the tlrit of January. Will give
Full and Accurate Reports of th* Proceedings of
the Legislature from day to day; Reports of Im
portant Hearings before Committees; Abstracts
of Discussions in the Boards of Education and
Agriculture; will have the Latest News by Tele
graph the same as other dailies, and will also
have Editorials, Correspondence, Local* and the
usual Summaries of News, also the most Import
ant Speeches of the Session.
The Discussions in the Board of Education will give
New and Additional Importance to the Daily
Journal, as it will contain reports of them.
Terms, $7.00 per year; $2.00 for the Session.
4^- Members of the Legislature will do their con
stituents and themselves a l'avor to interest them
'elves in getting subscribers to the above publica
;ions. The Daily keeps up that correspondence
jetween the People and their Representatives.
Jirough their Legislative Reports, which is neces
sary and agreeable to both.
No Tri-Weeklv will be published. Those pci sons
ivlio desire a full report of the Legislative Proceed
ugs, must subscribe for the Daily Journal.
$®** Postmasters and Members of the Legislature
mthorized to take subscriptions.
gjrThe Weekly and Daily Kennebec Journal
ire published at Augusta, Maine, by
SPRAGUE, OWEN & NASH.
New Firm !
WILLIAUSOA aTgreexwdod,
f Successors to Af. <7. Brooks.)
DEALERS IN
STOVES!
Furnaces and Hardware.
AGENTS FOR
“ K irlimond's
Celebrated Portable Range!”
RICH MOXD’S HANGING DOME
COAL PUTINACE !
Vlso, all the most approved Stoves in the market
JOB BING PROMPTL V ATT K SDK 1) TO.
Kerosene Lamps and Lanterns repaired.
>. WILLIAMSON. ( HAS. GREENWOOD.
Late Wvman A Williamson. Late ul Fa^ninffton.
U
BATH HOTEL,
Ely C. M. Plummor,
BATH, HE.
Board, - - $1 per pay. j
flljan-ly_ _ _
J. W. TOWARD, M. D.,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.
ArGI'STA, ME.
Residence on Green Street, opposite the Metho.
list ChBrcb. JOtf
JOURNAL
JOB PRINTING
Establishment!
OUR FRIENDS are reminded that having
the Largest
Steal Jell frintiat Establislient,
On the Km r, and employing
; COMPETENT AND EXPERIENCED WOMEN!
We are at all times prepared to execute In the best manner
and at low prices, all kinds of
PLAIN AND FANCY
Book Job Printing
-SCCH AS ——
Books,
Pamphlets,
Newspapers,
Mammoth Posters,
Handbills,
Show Cards,
Circulars,
Business and
Wedding Cards,
Letter Headings,
Bill Heads,
Ball Tickets,
Programmes,
Auction Bills,
Invoices,
Bills of Lading,
Receipts, i
Law Blanks,
PLACARDS,
SCHEDULES.
INVITATIONS,
RAILROAD and
Steamboat Printing,
Ac., Ac., Ac. :
To all thoae who desire work in our line, we would *ay
that it is our intention to
SUIT OUR CUSTOMERS
Both in regard to Price* and Execution of Work.
Oid**rs by mail or express will receive the same
PROMPT ATTENTION
as though delivered persoually.
SPEA6TTE, OWEN & NASH,
JontNAL ornrE AtorsTA,
AcorsTi, Oct. 15, 1969
S. W, HUNTINGTON & CO.,
Whole,n1e Dealer, In
GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS!
190 Water Street,
AtratTSTA, MU.
84 Devonshire St.,
BOISTON, MASS.
A. W. Huntington, 8. L. Huntington,
Beal. Huntington, (has. H. Mason.
ttJl'ob-ly
GOVERNMENT OP MAINE, 1 870.
GOVERNOR,
Joshua L. Chamberlain, Bruuswick
COUNCIL.
1st District, Uranus O. Brackett, Berwick.
24 District, William iXering, Portland,
3d District, William Rogers, Batli.
4th District, Ambrose H. Abbot, China.
5th District, Edward R. Spear, Rockland.
6tli District, Joseph W. Porter, Burlington.
7th District, D. K. Hobart, Dennysville.
ESBCUTIVK OFFICERS.
Franklin M. Drew, Brunswick, Secretary of State.
George 0. Stacy, Kexar Falls, Deputy Secretary.
11. M. Pishon, Vassalboro’, Clerk.
B. B. Murray, Jr., Pembroke. Adjutant General.
Augustus L. Smith, Augusta Clerk to Adjutant General.
George N. Page, Norridgewock, State Pension Clerk in
Adjutant General’s office.
William Caldwell, Augusta, State Treasurer.
Sylvan us Caldwell, Augusta, Treasurer’s Clerk.
Parker P. Burleigh, Liuueus, Land Agent.
governor’s staff.
John M. Brown, Portland, Colonel, Assistant Inspector
Geueral.
Eugene F. Sanger, M. D.. Bangor, Colonel, Assistant Sur
geon General.
Aitln-de-Camp, with rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
Selden Connor. Thomas W. Hyde,
George Varney, Nathan Cutler.
Prentiss M. Fogler. Augusta, Metsen’r to Gov. ami Council
Benjamin F. Harris, Mac bias, Supt. of Public Buildings
George L. Goodale, Brunswick, State Assayer.
Cyrus F. Brackett, Brunswick, State Assayer.
Daniel Winslow, Westbrook, In*|K*ctor Gen. of Beef A Pork.
David F'-rnald. Camden, Inspector General of Fish.
Geo. F. Dillingham, Oldtown, Agt. Penobscot Tribe Indians.
Geo. F. Wadsworth, Kastport, Agt. Passamaqu’y Tribe In.
Albert W Paine, Bangor, Bank and Insurance Examiner.
Asa W. Wildes, Skovrhegan, j
J\amu‘-111. Blake, Bangor, £ Railroad Commissioners |
Solomon T. Coreer, Portland, 3
SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT.
John Appleton, Bangor, Chief Justice.
ASSOCIATE JUSTICES.
Edward Kent, Ban-' >r.
Jonas Cutting, Bangor.
Jonathan G Dickerson, Belfast}
Charles W. Walton, Portland.
William G. Barrow*. Brunswick.
Charles Dauforth, Gardiner.
Rufus P. Tapley, Saco.
ATT'-RNtr GENERAL
Thomas B. Reed, Portland.
INSANE ASYLUM.
Henry M. Harlow, M. I).. Superintendent and Physician
Bigelow T. Sanborn, M. 1)., Assistant Physician.
TRUSTEES 1
William B. Lapham, M. D., Woostock. President.
John T. Gilman, M. D., Portland.
Dr. M. R. Ludwig, Thomaston.
lion. Geo. A. Frost, Springvale.
Hon. A. G. Wakefield*, Bangor.
STATE PRISON
Warren W. Rice, Warden.
El bridge Burton, Deputy Warden.
INSPECTORS.
William Wilson.
Hon. Rufus Prince.
STATE REFORM SCHOOL
lion. E. W. Woodbury, Superintendent}
TRUSTEES.
Hon. Noah Wi>ods, Bangor, Presideut.
W. E. Gould, Portland, S^retarv.
Hon. Nathan Dane, Alfred, Treasurer.
Hon. Jeremy W. Porter, Str ng.
Tobias Lord, Standish.
STATE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND THE MECHANIC ARTS
Trustees*
lion. Abner Coburn, Skowhegan, President,
llou. Thomas S. Lang, Augusta.
Hon. William P Wingate, Bangor J
lion. Lyndon Oak, Garland.
Rev. Samuel F. Dyke, Bath
J. C. Madigati, Houlton.
II(*n. Isaiah Stetson, Bangor, Treasurer.
Samuel Johnson, A. M., Orono, Secretary.
Executive Committee.
Hon. Win. P. Wingate, Hon. Lyndon Oak, Hon. Thomas
S. Lang.
Examining Committee.
Joshua L. Chaml»erlain, LL. D.j Rev. Amory Battles; Hon.
Thomas S. Lang.
Faculty.
Merritt C. Fernald A. M., Acting President and Professor
of Mathematics and Physics.
Samuel Johnsou, A. M , Farm Superintendent and In
structor in Agriculture.
Steplien F Peckhmn. A. M., Professor of Chemistry.
Calviu Cutter, M. D., lecturer ou Anatomy, Physiology
and Hygene
Coryd«m B. Lakin, Instructor^ Book-keeping.
Captain Henry E. Sellers, Bangor, Instructor in Military
Tactics.
BOARD OF AGRICULTURE.
Samuel Wasson, Ellsworth, President.
D. 11 Thing, Mt. Vernon, Vico President
S. L. G'^nlule Saco, Secretary.
.'i. «. r ♦Ttiaia, vrono.
S. !’. Beckham* Orono.
rharles K llainlen, Waterville.
< '.s rus F. Brackett, Brunswick.
George L. Goodale, Brunswick.
Members at Large.
M EM ISr. II?* MII'SI UU1.1TIRK.
Seth Scamtnao, for Cumber laud County, Scarborough.
W ildes P. Walker, Sagadahoc County, Topsham.
William Swett, Oxford County, South Paris.
Levi L. Lucas, Somerset County, St. Albans.
Ira D««e. York County, Saco.
Elijah It. Stackp<>le, Penobscot County, Kenduskeag.
Samuel Wasson, Hancock County, Ellsworth.
J. Yarnuiu Putnam, Aroostook County, lloulton.
Jeremiah R. Norton, Franklin County, Avon.
Luther Chamtierlain, Piscataquis County, Atkinson.
Moses L. Wilder, Washington County, Pembroke.
Isaac Hobbs, Knox County, South Hope.
Daniel II Thing Kennebec County, Mt. Vernon.
George E. Brackett, Waldo County, Belfast.
Z. A. Gilbert, Androscoggin County, East Turner.
Calvin Chamberlain, (State Society,) Foxcroft.
John Bodge, Lincoln County, Jefferson.
COMMON SCHOOLS.
Warren Johnson, Topsham, State Superintendent.
Joseph F. Dunning, Clerk of Superintendent, Portland.
COUNTY SUPERVISORS.
Androscoggin, C B. Stetson, Lewiston.
Aroostook, W. T. Sleeper, Sherman.
Cumberland, J. B. Webb, Gorham.
Franklin, A. II. Abbott, Farmington.
Hancock, W. H. Savary, Ellsworth.
Kennebec, W H. Bigelow, Clinton.
Knox, G. M. Hicks, Rockland
Lincoln, D. S. Olidden, Newcastle.
Oxford, N. T. True, Bethel.
Penobscot, 8. A. Plummer, Dexter.
Piscataquis, W. S. Knowlton, Monton
Sagadahoc, D. F. Potter, Topsham.
Somerset. A. II. Eaton, Norridgewock.
Waldo, N. A. Luce, Freedom,
Washington, W. J. Corthell, Calais.
York, M. K. Mabry, Limerick.
MAINE EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATICN.
President, J. H. Hanson, Waterville.
Vice-pregident, C. C. Rounds, Farmington.
Secretary and Treasurer, C. B. Stetson, Lewiston.
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE.
J. II. Hanson, Chairman, Waterville*
C. B. Stetson, Lewiston.
A. P. Stone, Portland.
J. 8. Barrell, Lewiston.
W. Johnson, Topsham.
C. C. Rounds, Farmington.
J. P. Gross, Brunswick.
G. T. Fletcher, Castine.
J. B. Webb, Yarmouth.
STATE LIBRARY.
Joseph T. Woodward, Librarian.
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Brewster’s Hotel,
SKOWHECAN, ME.
rpms large and commodious Hotel is situated at
1 the head of the Falls on th*> Kennebec river, in
t he enterprising village of Skowhegan, the termiuue j
of the Portland A Kennebec K K.
Tliis is one of the best arranged Hotels for family
borders there is in the State, and a better place for
Summer resort, cannot be found in Maine. The
best of water, beautiful drives on the banks of the
river, fishing and sailing ponds in the vicinity, trout
brooks, where you can catch an abundance of the
spotted brook trout any day In the year.
Prices *or permanent or transient boarding are
verv low, so our customers can afford to come often
itrnl stay a good while.
We also have a large airy stable to board horses
lor the guests that wish to bring their teams with
:hem. Also one of the best half-mile trotting parks
n the State, is connected with the House, free for
ihe guests to traiu their horses or drive for pleasnre.
tlTjan-tt 8. B. BREWSTER, Proprietor.
R ICII’S
Vegetable Cough Cordial!
ONE of *tht' best remedies for Coughs, Cold*,
Croup, Bronchitis, and all affection* of the
Throat and I.ung*, for sale by
JOHNSON BROTHERS,
Opp. Post Office, Augusta, Me,
NEW PUBLICATIONS.
Arthur’s Home Magizine for May has music,
poetry, tales, sketches, illustrations, cuts,
fashion plates, all prepared with that inimit
able art tor the home circle which gives the
magazine its special attraction. For the little
folks J he Children’s Hour comes laden with
entertaining matter, which parents will be
pleased to place before them.
The May number of Lippincott’s Magazine
has the following contents : Sir Harry Hot
spur of Humblethwaitej May; The Echo of
Appomattox; The Virginia Tourist; Nathan
iel Hawthorne; How I Found my Fate; The
Cross in Legend, l’oetry and Art; Eccentric
ity as a Pursuit; The Coming Woman; The
\ icar of Bullhampton ; Guesses and Queries ;
Mary; Ethramonia, A Tale; The Widow
Bedott in Philadelphia; Monthly Gossip;
Literary Notes.
The May number of Good Health completes
the first volume of this magazine. It has a
carefully prepared index, and will be a valu
able work for reference in every household.
The articles in the present number are of a
practical character, like the most of those
which have gone before.
The Naturalist for April has the following
articles: The Sea Otters ; Falconry; Certain
Parasitic Insects; Notes un Fresh Water
Fishes of New Jersey; Reviews; Natural
History; Miscellany.
J. F. Pierce has it tor sale.
The Engineering and Mining Journal for
March is received. This publication is one of
great importance to those engaged in engin
eering and mining. It has articles upon civil,
mechanical, agricultural and hydraulic en
gineering. prepared by some of the ablest men
of the day, with accurate and expensive illus
[ trutions accompanying. The subject of min
1 ing also receives equal attention with engin
j coring, and the articles upon the coal and
| metal trade and market reports are of great
i interest. It is a neat and useful publication
which ought to be generously patronized.
; Terms, $L00 per annum. Western & Co.,
Publishers, New York.
The Architectural Review and American
Builders' Journal for April has the following
■ contents: National Art Education; Prison
Construction; Miraculous Building; Osmotic
Action; West Philadelphia Improvements;
The Ransom Process; The Louise Home;
Suburban Villa : Economic Cottage Building;
Design for Store Front; State Normal School;
Design for Three Cottages; Lessons for
Learners; Institution for Deal and Dumb;
Farmer’s Market, Philadelphia; Modern
French Architecture; Hospital Construction;
Iron in Architecture; The New Opera House,
Paris; The Artesian ami Artist; Singular
Wall; Household Economy; Communica
tions ; Editorial Items; Published by Sloan
j and Goodrich, Philadelphia, at 8(1 per annum.
Our Young Folks for May has contents as
follows: We Girls—A Home Story: Spring
Whistles; Karl Kipp; lliree O’clock in the
Morning; New Gowns; What I saw in China;
At Grandma's Bedside; Bertie’s Pioneering;
Mr. Clarence calls on the President; Flowers
waking up; The Evening Lamp; Letter Box.
The Monthly Tart of Appleton’s Journal,
containing weekly numbers from April 2d to
April 2Uth inclusive, is received. It contains
four instalments of a new novel called “The
Lady of the Ice", the first monthly instalment
of “The Mystery of Edwin I)rood”, and has a
continuation of the serials before commenced
beside a great many interesting papers and
handsome illustrations. This number in
cludes five weekly numbers.
The New England Farmer is a magazine of
sterling worth to the farming community.
The May number just received is full of ex
cellent advice to farmers and gardeners. It
is published by R. P. Eaton & Co., Boston, at
liberal terms.
The Nursery for May is received. It is
well filled with the best of stories and pictures
for the children. Published by John L. Shorey,
Boston, at SI.50 per year.
The Galaxy for May has the following con
tents : Put Yourself in His Place; Stage
Coach Travelling forty-six years ago; Ab
Astris; An Editor's Tales; Nature and Dress;
Clianet; Gondolicds; Ten Years in Rome;
May Song : George Sand ; Arbutus ; A Mar
shal of France : A Marble for Lilac-time ; The
Lady of Gruach’s Husband; Miscellany;
Driftwood, &c.
Peterson's Magazine for the coming month
opens with a fine engraving entitled “Going
A Maying”, which is a beautiful picture of the
occasion represented, and will cause some re
grets that the season of youth is past. The
colored fashion plates, cuts, figures, stories,
and poetry make up jjp excellent number for
the ladies to interest themselves with.
The April part of Good Words for the
Young, published by J. B. Lippincott k Co.,
has the tollowing contents: Kanald Banner
man's Boyhood; Among the Butterflies ; Paul
and Jean; The Stone Cutter'* Six Wishes;
At the Back of the North Wind; The Swal
low-Wort; Hymns tor tli* Young; The Chil
dren's Journey; Dapple's Opinions ; About
Philip; Ursula Swayne’a Trouble. Yearly
subscription $2.50.
Another magazine by the same publishers
is Good Words, but intended for an older

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