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Daily Kennebec journal. [microfilm reel] (Augusta, Me.) 1870-1975, October 14, 1870, Image 2

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The death of General Robert E. Lee,
announced in the papers, is the dec ease of
the ablest man in a military point of view
which the attempt to establish a Southern
Confederacy developed among the rebels.
The stubbornness and success with which
he maintained his ground between Rich
mond and Washington against all op
posers until the final campaign of 18Go,
are admitted by his opponents, and are
evidence of military genius of a high order.
Looking back upon the days when the
Union army was baffled in all its efforts to
reach Richmond, we sec no figure that
rises up so prominently in opposition, or
inspired so much fear and desire for his
“taking off" throughout the North, as that
of General Lee. While he stood before
Richmond we almost came to believe that
the city could not be taken, and when it
did fall it was never questioned that he
had made an able deience, the best which
any one could make with the means at his
General Lee was a native of Virginia,
born of the best stock in the State, anil
was educated by favor of the L nited States
Government at West Point. In the Mexi
can war he gained a high reputation for
courage and intrepidity, and at the time oi
the secession of Virginia was in command
of the 2nd United States Cavalry Regi
ment, stationed in Texas. He was, how
ever, then temporarily in Washington, and
on the next day after President Lincoln is
sued his proclamation for the suppression
of the Insurrection against the Government,
he sent a letter to General Scott resiging
his command in the army, and in a few
days was appointed Commander-in-Chief,
with the rank of Major General, of all the
military forces of the State ot ^ irginia.
In accepting this office in convention his
remarks indicate the idea upon which he
acted. “I devote myself," said he, “to
the service of my native State, in whose
behalf alone will I ever again draw my
sword." It was the pernicious idea upon
which secession was founded, that the
State had a claim to his allegiance prior
and superior to that of the general govern
ment. On this rock General Lee sunk his
fortunes. It is useless now to argue how
he could have honestly seeu things in this
light, and not as Anderson, Farragut and
other southern men did. It remains as a
matter of record that he drew liis sword
against his country, against the govern
ment which had nurtured and educated
him, and for four years was the chief pil
lar of the rebellion. The false teaching
of the slaveholders, employed to sustain
the institution of Slavery, made him a
traitor and rebel and causeil him to put to
use his splendid talents in an ignoble as
well as lost cause. In personal appear
ance he was a gentleman. His soldiers
and officers were remarkably attached to
him, and in this partly lay the secret of
his strength. They obeyed him with alac
rity and trusted in him implicitly. If the
Confederacy had abler men within its lim
its, it had none that made a larger mark
or did so much to sustain secession as Lee.
While he was thus the most powerful
enemy the North had in the war, it is no
ticeable that his name is not mentioned
with so much bitterness among Union men
and soldiers as the names of other promi
nent rebels. He was not considered in
human or barbarous, anil his success anil
ability as a general gained him respect.
But for his turning rebel the death of
Robert E. Lee might have been lamented
by the nation and gone down to posterity
in honor.
The nomination of Mr. John Quincy
Adams by the democrats of Massachusetts
as a candidate for Governor is not at all
to the liking of those democrats led by the
Boston Post, who a few weeks ago an
nounced that he would not be a candidate,
and bowed him off the stage. They will
not shout the battle-cry of last year,
"Liberty and Adams,” with so good a will
as then, but the Young Democracy hold
the reins and the elder brethren must sub
mit. If the duplicate "of his illustrious
grandfather” gets as many votes as in 1869,
there will be much disappoint incut in one
wing of the democracy in Massachusetts.
From the returns it appears that General
Schenck is defeated by a small majority,
than whom the republicans could better
have spared some other man. Also the
independent candidate in the Second Dis
trict of Pennsylvania is elected over Mc
Neil, the regular. To offset these some
democratic districts have been carried,
but the result is not yet dear enough to al
low a definite calculation to be made. Ap
pearance* are that the republicans will be
as strong in the next Congress as at pres
ent, which is strong enough as everbody
The New York World is urging the demo
crat* to pay no attention to the recent laws to
promote fair elections.
There i* talk of nominating the lion. Hor
ace Greeley for Congress in the Sixth New
York District by the Republicans, against the
Hon. S. S. Cox, the Democratic nominee and
present incumbent. Such a nomination, ac
cording to the Standard, would give life and
enthusiasm to the contest in Xew York.
The New York Nation makes one of the
most effective political hits of the season, in
saying that in their platform “the Democrats
desire the establishment of a republic in Ire
land on the model of that of Nc# York city,
which is the first Irish republic ever estab
lished, and possesses many novel government
An active canvas* is already going on in
« for the United States Scnatorsliip
in pis™ of Jacob M. Howard. iTIie legisla
ture to be elected in November will eelect bis
successor, and the qustion enters largely into
the nominations for the body. Mr. Howard
is a candidate for re-election, and he is op
posed by Governor Blair, of Jackson county,
and William Howard, who was a representa
tire in Congress during the war.
The war enthusiasm among the German op
eratic singers is intense. Lucca, whose hus
band has been reported wounded and dead,
passes her spare time in picking lint; Nie
mann. the celebrated tenor, has joined the
Knights of St. John ; while Beck, at the head
of a party of musical confreres, boarded the
refreshment trains going to the front, and
went in person to dispense good cheer among
the soldiers.
A Wurtemburg officer writes to the Darm
stadt Military Gazette:—“It is remarkable
how the French mode of fighting has altered
in this war. They employ cavalry, especial
ly cuirassiers, for the attack, while the intan
try generally awaits the attack in strong posi
tions behind earthworks and rifle pits. This
is the cause of the enormous Prussian losses,
and of an order by the King that strong po
sitions should never be assaulted in front.
In the battle of Sedan the artillery did the
most service. The Prussian losses are not
very considerable, but the French much more
so. Mitrailleuses were not so largely em
ployed as at Woerth. Their effect at one
thousand or twelvo hundred yards is often
really fearful. It is remarkable tlint so many
mounted officers tall.
A correspondent says :—“Prominent among
others Count Bismarck is to he seen riding,
lie is a great rider. I have several times come
across him mounted on a fine charger, and
recognizable afar by his right royal appear
ance. He goes along saluting everybody,
from the peasant to the King, the picture of
royalty in himself. Yonder he conics, walk
ing his horse through the shady alleys of the
garden. There is a general clearance of the
way. “Present arms” is the cry that goes.
On this occasion he is dressed in a military
suit, in it a fine specimen of manhood, al
though one is hardly reconciled to the great
diplomat appearing in the toggery ot war.
His weapon is the pen, and not the sword.
There is every reason to believe that the three
guiding minds of the Germans are Bismarck,
Motke and the King.”
The passion with which the French soldier
respects his flag is vividly revealed in a story
of Sedan. At the moment of capitulation, a
captain, a lieutenant of Zouaves, and a brave
sergeant, resolved that the flag which had
been left in their keeping should not fall into
the hands of the Prussians. So they took the
emblem of France to pieces, one concealing
the banner under his uniform, the other put
ting the balls into his pocket, and the third
keeping the eagle. After the capitulation, it
was agreed that all the relics should be con
fided to the care of the sergeant, who, being
an Alsacian, could speak German. The
brave sergeant then managed to escape from
his captors, to don the guise of a peasant, and
to obtain a basket, in which he placed the me
morials of French glory. He then covered
the precious relics with a mass of tobacco,
which he had got from the willing peasants,
and, thus guarded against detection, he man
aged to pass through all the German lines,
and to reach Paris.
The first frost of the season in North Caro
lina was observed on Sunday morning.
A man in AVayne county, Mississippi, is
feeding his cow on juniper berries to get her
to give gin and milk.
Last Saturday and Sunday, a fleet of up
wards of five hundred vessels were engaged
in catching mackerel off the “Musical Beach,”
in Manchester.
The Bank of Holland has reduced its rate
of discount to four per cent.
A despatch from Hong Kong received via
Bombay gives a report that the Chinese gov
ernment declines to take any action providing
against further outbreaks.
The census-takers in some portions of the
West have as funny experiences as those in
the large cities in this section. In Ohio a
family has been found where the first son was
named Imprimis, the second Finis, and the
three others Appendix, Addendum and Erra
tum. Book men, perhaps.
A Philadelphia woman earns her honest
livelihood by fainting in front of large stores
ami hotels, into which she is carried. A purse
is made up for her, and she is sent home in a
The daughter of a runaway slave employed
by Major Gilbert, of Troy, as a coachman
many years ago, was married last month
to Senator ltuby, colored, of Texas.
It costs “something” to enlarge a newspa
per which has a large circulation. In adding
a fe»r inches to the size of his journal a
Philadelphia publisher adds 820,000 to his
yearly expenses for white paper.
General LaMarmora is appointed Lieuten
ant Governor of the Papal provinces. The
laws of Italy are to be introduced and an am
nesty proclaimed.
The Georgia Senate passed a rosolution in
viting President Grant to visit Atlanta during
the State fair, and extending the hospitalities
of the State to him during his visit.
The suit which was mought, in Washing
ton, in the name of Colonel Lafayette Baker,
now dead, to recover the reward offered for
the capture of the murderer of Mr. Lincoln,
has been pronounced by the court to lie inva
One feature of the Western Texas Agri
cultural Fair at San Antonio yesterday was a
sixty mile ruee, to he made inside of three
hours, on Texas horses and saddles. The
feat was accomplished by a man named Cook,
who rode sixty-one miles in two hours and
fifty-six and a half minutes.
The Fourth Auditor has passed the claims
of the officers and seamen of the Cnited States
styamer J)e Soto, w ho were engaged in the
capture of the Leviathan during the rebellion.
About 8«000 is to be distributed in prize
An Indiana constable was sent to arrest a
woman the other day. She seemed perfectly
willing to go to jail, but desired the officer to
hold the baby while she went into an adjoin
ing room to dress. The soft-hearted official
bar been waiting lor the return of his prisoner
ever since.
A telegram received from Florence says that
a decree has been issued annexing the Roman
provinces to the kingdom of Italy. The Pope
preserves his dignity and the inviolability of
his personal prerogatives as a sovereign.
Laws are provided settling the independence
territorially, and the spiritual authority of his
A despatch from Pekin, dated September
10, reports that “the people have destroyed
the Catholic buildings in this city.”
Thu Illinois University hns succumbed to
its pecuniary embarrassments. The largest
creditor, the Pennsylvania Synod, purchased
the building for the amount of its claims, a
little more than $3,000. and the Lutheran an
nounces that a collegiate institute has been
opened, under the name of St. Paul's College.
The Second Comptroller has ruled that in
mates of the national asylums for disabled
soldiers need not make quarterly assignments
of their pensions for the benefit of the asy
lum, but that one assignment at the time of
entrance into the institution is all that is
The Roman Catholics of Newark, N. J..
propose to erect in that place a magnificent
cathedral, to he the finest in the country.
Father Duane, recently returned from Europe,
has brought the plans for it, based on the
largest and grandest churches on the conti
nent. It is stated that it w ill require fifteen
years to construct the edifice.
Wilson, the murderer of the Warden of the
Connecticut State Prison, seems determined
to commit suicide, lie has taken no food or
water lor a week.
The birthday of Father Matthew, the Apos
tle of Temperance, was celebrated at Cooper
Institute with great enthusiasm.
The Secretary of State has notified the
Secretary of the Treasury that official infor
mation has reached this country that the
rinderpest has broken out in Germany. Sec
’ retary lioutwell has in consequence ordered
collectors to allow no importation of neat
cattle or hides from any foreign country ex
cept Canada, without a certificate from the
consul that the disease does not prevail at the
port of shipment.
the s weed is h colony.
The Land Agent, Mr. Burleigh, publishes
the following article which we find in the
Bangor Whig, in reply to suggestions in some
quarters that the State is doing more for the
Swedes in Aroostook than for its own citi
In order to establish a first colony of tw en
ty-five families, it was deemed necessary to
render them some assistance, and to hold out
some extra inducements to them, by felling a
few trees and furnishing a shelter for them
'until they can have time sufficient to provide
for themselves. This assistance has, I think,
been very judiciously rendered under the di
rection of the Governor and Council. This
assistance is to be furnished for the first
colony of twenty-five families only. All
who join the colony hereafter will be
required to purchase their lands upon
the same terms and conditions as are
prescribed in Chapter 5 of the ltevised
Statutes. But in reality, these inducements
offered by the State, to this little colony,
which is intended to serve merely as a nuclein
tor peopling a portion of the wild lands of the
State, amount to but little more than those
offered under existing laws, to citizens of this
country; for this first colony must reside up
on and improve their lots of only one hun
dred acres each, for the term of five years be
fore they are entitled to a deed or title of the
lot assigned to them, and they must build their
own roads; while all other persons can have
a lot not exceeding two hundred acres each,
and receive a valid title within four years by
performing settling duties and “paying” as it
is called, fifty cents per acre, in building roads
for their own benefit. .
In answer to the inquiry “why the citizens
of Maine are not allowed the same privileges
as are allowed the Swedes,” I would say that
they are allowed precisely the same privileges,
with the exception of the twenty-five families
to which I have alluded. They could if they
would do so, purchase the land, as I have al
ready stated, at the nominal price of fifty
cents per acre, payable in making roads in the
township in which the land is situated. I he
settler is not required to make any cash pay
ment whatever. But still, strange as it may
seem, these very liberal terms have not in
duced our people to remain in the State and
the last census shows a decrease in population,
in nearly every part of the State, except in
some of the manufacturing towns.
In view of these facts, it seems to me that
the present movement to induce an intelligent
and industrious people like the Swedes, to im
migrate to, and settle on the wild lands in the
extreme Northerly portions of the State, is
wise and judicious and one that will result in
much benefit to the State.
Domestic Ketos.
The editor of "the Gardiner Home Journal
attended the West Gardiner Town Show and
Fair, which took place last Tuesday, and
says that he was very agreeably surprised.
Every nook and corner of the Town House,
was improved to display the rich lot of vege
tables, fruits and household manufactures on
exhibition. The show of apples he never saw
excelled, if equalled. There were 181 speci
mens ; and there was no one man who showed
over 17 varieties. Excellence rather than
quantity seemed to be the rule with the ex
hibitors. J. Emerson was awarded the
highest praise for 17 varieties, and I-rank
Wadsworth with 15 varieties came next. 1).
Fuller had 0 varieties of fine fruit and Mrs.
Currier 15. There were many other exhibi
tors, all with excellent specimens. |Two gent
lemen. whose names lie did not learn, exlii
ted ripe chestnuts; and Mrs. Currier had
ripe quinces, and one had some very nice
peaches. The butter, cheese, preserves &c.<
and the numberless specimens of ladies'
handicraft, showed that the farmers' wives
and daughters, though they may have more
accomplishments than their grandmothers, by
no means neglect the arts and habits that fit
them for heads of households. The West i
Gardiner folks claim that in the question of j
stock—especially oxen—they beat the Litch
field folks.
At the annual convocation of Lebanon
Royal Arch Chapter, held last Wednesday
evening, the following officers were elected :
William Grant, High l’riest; James M. I.ar
rabee, King; George N. Johnson, Scribe;
Martin Horn, Captain of the Host; William
C. Palmer, Ptincipal Sojourner; George W.
Colburn, Royal Arch Captain; David Dennist
Secretary; S. R. Tibbets, Treasurer. The
installation of these officers will take place
Wednesday evening, Oct. 10th. as wo learn
from the Home Journal.
The Bath Daily Time* says Mr. Samuel
Jordan, residing at Xew Meadows near the
head of Great Island, discovered. Tuesday
morning, on his marsh, the body of a man,
which had been washed ashore at that place.
It bad the appearance of having been in the
water about two weeks or less and of having
been a person of about forty years of age.
The body was fully dressed excepting the
feet which were naked. The face was badly
bruised, and foul play was suspected. No
one lias been missed from that locality and it
is said that the location of the place where
the body was discovered is such as to preclude
the possibility of its having drifted in from
the ocean. The proper authorities of Bruns
u irk were notified and the body handed over
to thorn for identification.
The Whig says a farmer went to Bangor a
day or two since to obtain barrels in which to
preserve his cider, lie purchased a lot, and
upon getting them home, proceeded to rinse
them out. In one whiskey barrel, which lie
purchased at a notorious shop, something
rattled about which lie could not get out, so
taking out the head, lie investigated, finding
seventeen large plugs of tobacco, all soaked
in whiskey, which had evidently been placed
there to improve the flavor and “body" of the
liquor! Think of that, vc whiskey drinkers!
A shocking case oceasionedbv youthful de
pravity took place at Canton, Mass., a tew
days ago. A school teacher in feeble health,
by the name of Miss Etta II. Barstow. was
set upon by some of her scholars with stones,
and in consequence of the violence used she
died. The Coroner's jury have decided that
though she wasdiscased. her death was accel
erated by the attack of the hoys. Four of
the hoys have been arrested and sent to the
Reform School—punishment light enough for
so grievous a crime.
The Flsworth American says the tidiing
schooner “I.izzie Lee" of Trenton, three
years old. lias lind extraordinary good luck
thus far. She is about t*0 tons measurement,
and for the first and second years she brought
home 1700 quintal of fish each year, and this
year she has a fare of 1800 quintals. Capt.
Stubbs of Bucksport lias had command of her
for the three years.
The Saco Independent learns that during
last Friday night the house of Ira Andrews,
of ISiddeford, was entered, and a gold watch
stolen. Sunday morning between the hours
of two and four, the house of Dr. John A.
Berry, of Saco, was entered. The burglar
entered the doctor's sleeping room, carried
off his pants and vest, about forty dollars in
money, and a gold watch.
The Bowdoin College rcgettaat Brunswick
appointed for Wednesday afternoon.was post
poned to the first pleasant afternoon, on ac
count of the storm. Six single shells arc
entered from Portland and Bath, also three
douhjc shells, one six-oared and one four
oared boat. Three wherries are entered by
students of Bowdoin College.
One of the unfortunate men killed by the
boiler explosion in Allen's saw-mill, at Low
ell, Mass., Tuesday, was Augustus Crum
mett. a young man nineteen years old. who
went from Canaan, in this State, three weeks
afii. He was assisting in loading a ear near
by. and was hit with a piece of boiler, and
died soon after.
It is said the Portland & Ogdensburg Bail
road will extend to Steep Falls in Baldwin,
28 miles from Portland, this fall. The rest
of the road will be complete to Fryeburg, so
as to lay the rails just as soon as the ground
settles in the spring.
I)r. Emerson from Belfast, who was on his
way to Buffalo, to sec liis son, was robbed in
a liquor shop in Boston last Tuesday of S1200
by a liquor dealer named Lambert, to whom
the Doctor had imprudently exposed his mon
ey. Lambert was arrested.
Mr. Charles Lincoln, junior member of the
firm of Lincoln, Chamberlain & Co.of Boston,
fell into a vat of boiling lard at their work in
Somerville on Monday, and was so scalded
that death ensued in the evening.
The Journal says Edwin E. Morse, formerly
of Lewiston, has purchased the water power
in West Gardiner, known as Cram’s Mill,
and has commenced the manufacture of bed
steads, etc.
Orris S. Smith, of Jonesport. has recovered
a verdict of §2.000, against the town of Addi
son, for injuries sustained in his foot and
ankle in consequence of a defect in the side
walk in that town.
The Home Journal says the Hemlock Ball,
in Gardiner was a very pleasant affair. The
hall was tastefully decorated, and everything
was highly complimentary to those who had
the matter in charge.
The store of Messrs, B. P. Eaton & Co.,
at Green’s Landing, Deer Isle, was recently
consumed by fire. The insurance had ex
pired a short time before.
.1. C. Wash & Co., of Addison, are build
ing a schooner of about 200 tons. Four ves
sels have already been launched here this
Messrs. (’. A. & J. 1). White of Gardiner,
are building a 10,000 ton ice-house.
Piukhiuu k Small!
y*7"ori-r> respectfully Inform their patrons and
friends that thev’have removed to the Store
in PEHI.EVS HEOC'k, formerly oeeupied by
w here they will keep constantly on hand
and Bin'll other goods ns are generally in a FIRST
provision Storo 2
Thankful for past favors, they hone bv close at
tention to business, to receive a liberal share ol
Goods deliversl in any part of the City tree ot
Plnkham & Small.
Hallowell, Oct. IS, WTO, oetW-Uf
Come One,
Come All !
And Buy your Groceries
Where you will Bud PRICES LOW ENOlCH to |
suit you all.
\«. a, Granite Hall Block, j
•X. .Tj_ HUNT,
ll'll.l. toMMKM E this mode of Treatment in
m Al'firwTA-The Invention of
Hus. Jolts i;. and UtoitoE II.tDFTEl.n of
.U \o. il, Perlium Street,
In Roar of Court House,
On TUESDAY, October 4tl»,
Having bought the Right to the* game for
the city.
ThN Mode of Treatment, which is being
adopted bv a large number of t lie Medical Profes
sion, has become quite popular iu almost every
state of the Union. It has been examined by thou
sands of Physicians, of all schools of medicine, and
there has not been one dissenting voice to the
correctness of the principle; all acknowledge that
it tills a vacuum iu the Science of Medicine. The
sick and atllicted are demanding it everywhere.
We have demonstrated the fact that Paralysis.
Nervous Debility, Dyspepsia, Neuralgia,
Gout, Consumption in its Incipient
stages, all Cancerous
Affections, Dropsy, Varicose Veins, Weak
Chests, Narrow Chests, Asthma,
Weak Lungs,
Weak Hacks, W'eak, Stiff and Shrunkeu Limbs,
Curvature of the Spine, and other
Spinal Affectious,
Sciatica, Rheumatism of years standing. Spasms,
Epilepsy, Palsy, St. Vitus’ Dance,
Derangement of the Mind,
Prolapsus Uteri, Obstructed Menstruation, with
all their concomitant diseases, luipotency,
and all kinds of weakness of the
Generative Organs,
CAN HE CURED. It brings a greater supply of
blood and nutrition to all weak parts, thus creating
new life and tone, and health and strength in those
parts. It breaks up Congestion and Inflammation
by equalising the circulation throughout every part
of the system.
The Senior Proprietor of the
Augusta Vacuum Cure,
Dr. C. T. Pirononoss,
I- well known in this vicinity us a skillful
During the last Forty Years he practised meilicine
in Maine, chiefly in liangor ami vicinity.
Patients can be assured that with his expe
rience they will have thorough treatment.—
lie will have competent aid in his Associate.
References of the highest character
will be furnished to those
desiring them.
The Medical Faculty and the Afflicted, who have
failed to be benefited by other inodes of treatment
are requested to come and test tire VACl l M
Office Hours9 to 12 M., and 2 to « P. M.
Town and County rights for sale.
The Red Front.
WISHES to announce that on account of
constantly increasing business, he has
been compelled to liavc MORE ROOM, and
lias leased and fitted up the large and commo
dious Store formerly occupied by Messrs.
Whitehouse & Gould, (Wholesale Grocers),
now making it the
Retail Grocery Store
In the City.
Please recollect that this extensive trade which
has been built up by one who came to this city a
stranger three years ago, is by selling
— And at —
Bottom Prices !
This principle shall not now
be changed, but more
Remember, the place to buy your Groceries,
Crockery anil (.lass Ware is at
IMCarsliAll Wliitliocl’w,
No. 139, Water 8t„ opposite
And but a few doors North of the Old Stand.
rJ'li«* .Sign of tin* lfl-lID I-'llO^fT.
w ootll-ttf
IIoime Wasted.
rivHK Advertiser desires to lease a convenient
1 Tenement, near si ati street. Whoever lias such
a tenement to lease will llnd a good tenant by ad
dressing A. It-. AUgUSta Port IMIiee. OCla* It
Street witli a trout on tile street of a hundred
and llltv-tive feet by about eighty deep. The resi
dence with its appurtenances and part ol the hit will
he sold, or the w hole, comprising the Uarrnige-shop,
to suit the purchaser. Apply to the suhsertner °u
the premises. septl.Yf-Jw o. 1 llll.I.II s.
I? AKMKllSand Hunters having prime Mine Skins
; ini hanii w ill fin.I a rash customer at highest
market price liy sewling them to
.1. l(. WEIiMI A- CO.,
Crockery, China & Glass.
The prices of Crockery, China anil Glass Ware at
No. 1X9 Water Street,
Arc* marked down to meet the i’all in Gold
amyf.ni j. i>. PiEBCe a bos,
,;;j UJ1W4
Trunlis ! Trunk.s2
FrcucL, Eugono, Solo Xjoatlior,
And ail kind* of common
T Tt A V K L LING T Ft FT jNt Iv B !
ALo, Ladies’and Gent*’ TRAVELLING ,v SHOPPING BAGS, ia at
135 Wuter Street.
The 1 tight Place to Inn vom- II VIINESSES, and get the eelebrated HUNS FI MtNESS, I* at
For Business, Pleasure, Ti-aming, Tracking, Carling A- Expressing.
Manufactured from GOOD OAK STOCK, and by the bcftol workmen.
'Vc would remind the public that our Harm ** took all the premium* oflered at the last state Fall*—
four in number. Also the flrnt premium at the late New England Fair.
As our customers are daily iul'ormed that our Harnesses are Machine Stitched—we would inrite
them ami the public generally to cull and examine the largest stoetpnf re:»dv*made Harnesses ever ot
tered in this city, and we will convince them that we make tin* be>t HAND STITCHED work to be had
for the same amount of money, and if we don’t have on hand what iH wanted, can make it at abort
notice. Samples of Hold < • 111. Oroide silver, Covered, and Japanned Trimmed llariie&a, may be seen at
our salesroom. NO. 172 MIDDLE STREET. HENBY DUNN & SON.
For Hull* l»y
Hamilton cfc Turner,
Is the place to buy
Pure and Reliable Drugs and
Toilet and Fancy Articles, and Apothe
caries’ Goods generally.
Give Jiim a eall at
142 Water St., Aayanta,
Cheap Cash Stoke.
Brewer, - - opposite - - Bangor.
I)H. I.OCKWOOD, on account of poor health,
offers his
for sale, in the best location in Brewer for DRUGS
ami MEDICINES. An excellent opportunity fora
Physician wishing to retire Bom practice.
For particulars inquiry’ may he main, by RUti oi
otherwise, of
DB. J. 1>. LOCKWOOD, on the premises,
.1 Outre Street, Brewer, Maine.
“Calais advertiser,” once a week-4 weeks,
“lloulton Times,” onoe a week-4 weeks.
“Lewiston Journal,” times u netk-4 neek« lui
ly^piek“eWcop^a"nd ^ bill a, above, with pa
pcr» containing advertisement.
Hanging Dome Furnace!
Wanted Immediately!
A highest wages will *£,^;‘LES HKW1NS.
Augusta, Sept. 17,ltffn. ttf State Stre. L
New Goods!
New Goods!
>Ve are now opening our stock of
Dress Goods
Comprising all tl»o
We call special attention to our stock of
For Ladies’ Suits and Out
side Garments.
Also to our
In Plain, Plaids, and Stripes
N. B.-Alwayion hand,
Androscoggin Remnants
Barton & Russell.
.111110 18, 1870. Ttl
Cutlery and Plated Ware!
A full assortment of
Tablr «.«l forkrt Cmtlerg, Scluori
TK.t TH.Ib’S, »'<■•
\lso Plated Tea Sets, lee Pitchers, Goblets,
Knives, Spoons, Folks and Castors ol
the best quality, at
[Vo. l»tt Water Street - - Augusta.
$7.00 PEll DA Y !
1)Y sending ONE DOLLAR to the subscriber
1 > you will receive by return inuii, a receipt tor
making an article Unit will
Sell In Every Household
in the land. There are no Agents in New England.
A broad Held is open to all who wish to engage In
Honorable and Profitable
business. It can be manufactured at your homes,
in your kitchens. The ingredients can be had ot
any Druggist or Grocer. The expense is SMALL,
ami the
1’i-oiltH Imrge.
This is not one of the humbugs of the day, but an
article of real merit. Try it and be convinced.
Address C. T. SOMES,
julyJb-tsm Gardiner Maine.
Messrs. Arno, Hodgkins & to., i
Ci AN confidently assure the public of their ability
/ to furnish an' Instrument unsurpassed intone
and durability of finish, thorough workmanship,
and general excellence. Their eases are made ot
solid Murk Walnut. Their keys are made of the
fine.'L grades of Ivory, with Ivory fronts. They use
the Munroe Patent Reed, whieh cannot be surpassed
for EVENNESS and FERITY of tone. To all who
mav favor them w ith their patronage, they guaran
tee* ENTIRE SATISFACTION, and most respect
fully urge all in want of a Musical Instrument to
give them a call before purchasing elsew here. To
such we guarantee a
at prices that defy competition.
Remember the place
1 door North Cook’s Drug Store,
uly23-tGm Wnfcer St., OARDINER, ME.
New Store!
Confectionery & Fancy Cake
No. lOO Water Street
lI-IIEliF. mnv lie found a Farce Assortment ol.
>V l ltMC'Sil .U.lOti t.l.ltnI.S, ’
embracing tlie usual kimls.nnd many .Tor Sli/lti,
Hindi' from tin* Purest Slock. Cull uiul examine our
goods at No. 100, a few doors below the Post Office
FANCY CAKE made to order.
Brewster’s Hotel
riMUft large and commodious Hotel is situated
J. the head ol the Falls on the Kennebec river,
the enterprising village of .Skowhegan, the termin f
ol the Portland & Kennebec K. K. “
This Is one of the best arranged Hotels for fnmil
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, llsbing 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 for permanent or transient hoarding are
very low, so our customers can all'ord to come often
ami stay a good while.
We also have a large airy stable to board horses
for the guests that wish to bring their teams with
them. Also one of the best half-mile trotting parks
in the State, is connected with the House, free foili
th to train their horses or drive for pleasure
b. B. BBEWSTEK, ProprUtw.

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