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Ut District—JOHN H. BUULEJGii.
.‘W District—JAMES G. BLAINE.
41h District—SAMUEL F. 1IEUSEY.
r,th District-EUGENE HALE.
Every regular attache of the Press is furnished
with a Card certificate countersigned bv Stanley T
Pullen. Editor. Alt railway, steamboat and hotel
managers will con let a favor upon us l»y demanding
credentials ol every person claiming to represent our
Hernial, as we have information that several “bum
mers’* are seeking courtesies in the name of the
Press, and-we have no disposition to be, even pas
sively, a party to such frauds.
We do not read anonymous letters and communi
cations. The name and address of the writer are in
ali cases indispensable, not necessarily for publication
but as a guaranty ot good faith.
We cannot undertake to return or reserve com
munications that are not used.
The Democrats have uot been much iu
power of late years, nor have their perform
ances when they have come temporarily into
aseeutlency anywhere been such as to inspire
confidence in their -qualifications for conduct
ing the government. In New York, in Indi
ana, iu California and in Connectieat their
conduct has been bad enough to condemn
them to perpetual obscurity; but it was left
to the New Hampshire Democrats to demon
strate the possibilities in the way of revolu
tionary proceedings of which the party is ca
llable. The discreet Democrats everywhere
look with horror upon their extraordinary op
eratious, and the more prudent journals of
l he party promp'ly eon Jenin them and dis
claim responsibility for them.
New Hampshire politics on botli sides have
always been sut generis; there has been an
intensity of partisanship which is unknown
*11 .'iLitltoS 1C33 Cljuauj UIVIUCU, UI1U bUIISCVJUilll
)y less hotly contested. The lines are closely
drawn and all the devices of political warfare
are cultivated to the greatest possible degree
of efficiency. There is in this debatable laud
a fervor of party fealty and a closeness of can
vassing which are strikingly illustrated by the
fa t that for twenty years the majority on
either side has rarely reached three thousand.
Under these circumstances it was fairly
enough to be expected that, when the Demo
crats came into power lastspring.there would
be some pretty decisive and pronounced party
legislation. Few, however, could have an
ticipated such utter shamelessness as was
The legislative majority and the Governor
were managed by edicts of the State Central
Committee, who settled in their secret meet
lugs the whole course of procedure in every
particular. Contested seats were given to
party friends in the most arbitrary and outra
geous fashion without even the gtace of an
apparent impartiality. The state was re
districted under a system of the baldest ger
rymandering, so as to insure a Democratic
majority in future legislatures against any or
dinary Republican majority in the state at
large. Republican state and county officials
weie removed by address of the legislature to
the Governor without any consideration of
their official merits but solely on party
grounds, and, in general, everything conceiv
able was done to place party followers in offi
cial position and to secure a perpetuation o'
power. It would seem as if this arbitrary
abuse of power were sufficiently shocking, but
there was one lower depth of infamy attain
able. and these New Hampshire Democrats,
utterly regardless of decency and the remon
strances of their brethren outside the state,
promptly sought it. Tuey abolished their
supreme court—one of the most respectable
judicial bodies in the nation, whose decisions
have long been high legal authority— thus
unseating all the judges. They then estab
lisbed two courts, one for the trial of causes
and one for the settlement of law questions,
and of course filled the places with needy
Democratic lawyers. This action, striking
at the very foundations of our institutions,
awakened a general cry of remonstrauce
from all quar'.ers, which availed nothing.
.Secure in their temporary power and careless
of the future they perpetiated this oflence
against ail official decencies, which every in
telligent and patriotic matt of their own
party denounces as an outrage. If any one
thing in all our nation should be kept more
sacred from the influences of partisan strife
Ilian all others, it is the judiciary—that sate
guard and bulwark to the stability of our
social and political organization. Set these
New Hampshire vandals dared lay profane
hands upon this ark of safety. Could polit
ical maduess and recklessness go farther?
It behooves all good citizens oi all parties
in the face of these developments to pause
and consider what they portend. If a set of
men, accidentally in power, will perform
such antics before high heaven, where
would they s'op if they had greater power?
We are sometimes inclined to be discon
tented with some of the action of the Repub
lican party, forgetting that absolute perfec
tion is impossible and that we must be con
tent to seek the highest attainable good.
Let us look to New Hampshire and contem
plate the alternative; then let us take heart
at our comparative excellence and see to it
that we keep our own party pure and decent
and invoke the support of all good men who
love their country to it as the great conserva
tive organization which shall protect the
nation against the revolutionary and de
structive tendencies -whose development in
New Hampshire has been so alarming.
The Dominion papers consider the proposed
reciprocal treaty so much of a living and
practical question that several of them pub
Jish the letter ot Speaker Blaine, and com
ment with candor on its merits. The St.
John Telegraph publishes the part of the let
ter referring to the treaty and comments at
length. In referring to the statement of Mr.
Blaine that the treaty“embraces the admission
of Canadian vessels to the American registry
and the full enjoyment of the United States
coast and lake trade,” it says that the writer
probably had in his mind what would be a
lair return for the advantages conferred noon
the United States by tbe treaty rather that
the return actually made. In other words,
it says that Dominion vessels are not admit
ted to the full enjoyment of United States
coast and lake tiade. The Teleyraph, how
ever, fails to estimate the importance of our
reviving ship-building interest to our people
when it puts it against free timber and coal
and Canadian teriitory lor a market—which
we already have to a great exteut.
Washington specials arc telling us how
drcadlully the bus.ness in tbe departments is
getting behind because of the recent reduc
tion of the force. It is rather too early to
begin the attack upon Congress to restore tbe
clerks to^heir places; and, besides, the opera
tion is lather transparent at best, for if tbe
clerks in tbe departments at Washington
worked in earnest full days from seven or
eight o’clock iu tbe morning until six at
night, there might be a further reduction of
tbe present force, and then there would be
ample season for vacation.
The Bekcher-Tilton Scandal.—Tbe Bos
ton Journal of last evening says that “Air.
James Red path (who is the “gentleman from
Boston” referred to in the Associaied Press dis
patch of this morniug) emphatically denies
that lie brought “overtures of settlement” from
Air. Beecher in order to effect a compromise;
and explains tbe mystery of his appearance “at
a very early hour” iu “Mr. Tilton’s bouse” by
(lie fact that lie is the old time friend of both
Air. and Airs. Tilton, and is a frequent guest at
their bouse—as be was on this occasion. Air.
Redpath stayed with Tilton both before and
after bis visit to Mr. Beecher at Peekski'l,
whom be left Boston to visit on lecture busi
ness exclusively. He says the only “overture”
that lie made to Mr. Tilton at “Parker’s re
staurant iu Willoughby street” was 10 urge
1 >■ ni to take seme chops with his coffee, and
that if there is anything derogatory to (lie
character of any of the parties to this controv
ersy in that suggestion he is willing to bear the
brunt of it,”
A Case of Kidnapping.
Tlie history of the recent kidnapping case in
Philadelphia shows the plot to have been most
diabolical in its nature, planned by unscrupu
lous, shrewd men, with tbe apparent sole pur
pose of enriching themselves by pocketing the
reward which they knew must be offered by
the afflicted father. For several days previous
to July 1st two stange men have visited tbe
locality of the residence, Washington laue,
Germantown, of Mr. Christian K.iRoss—of
the firm of Ross, Sliott Co., wholesale dry
goods merchants on Market street, Philadel
phia—and cultivated thejacquaintance of his
two litt’e boys, by meaus of conversation, pres
ents of candy, etc. On tbe day mentioned they
came again iu a carriage and invited the little
fellows to ride, which invitation they were not
loth to accept. After having driven for some
distauee tbe oldest one of the iwo little ones
was asked to get out of the carriage ami buy a
few packages of firecrakers. Hoy like, be most
willingly complied No sooner bad he disap
peared in the store than the two men lashed
the horse and made away with the iitile four
year old, whose name is Charles Brewster Ross,
and who has ne^e. since been seen by those
who knew him. although the most scrutinizing
search has been made by the father and the de
tective*. On tbe 4th the following advertise
ment was published.
“Three hundred dollars will be paid to the
person returning to 5 North Sixth street a
small boy, four years old, having loug, curly
fiax‘»n hair, hazel eyes, clear, light skin, and
round face; dressed in a brown linen suit with
short skirt, broad brimmed straw bat and
laced shoes. The child was lost from German
town ou Wednesday afternoon (1st iust.,) be
tween four and five o’clock.”
This bringing no response, auotber adver
tisement was printed ou the 6th, and in the
“personal culumu” of the Ledger on the 7th tbe
kidnappers replied as follows:
“Ross—We he ready to negotiate.”
Ou tbe same day the father, Mr. Ross, re
ceived an anonymous letter through the post
offlee, iu which it was stated that little Charlie
would be returned for $20,000 It also went on
to say that the boy was iu good hands; that the
treatment given him was careful; that it had
cost the parties a great deal of money to get
him, and that they could uot think of return
ing him for less than $20 000.
Tbe father returned tue following ansvver
through the Ledger personals:
“lioss will come to terms to the extent of his
Another anonvuious letter wa« at once re
ceived by Mr. Ross, stating that the parties
who held the child would not part with it for a
smaller sum thau that already named, and
to this, through the press, the father respond
ed :
“Ross is willing, have not got it, am doing
my best to raise it.”
Thus the matter stood at last accounts, not
the least clew having been obtained, although
the postoffice and newspaper offices have been
watched every moment. The family is heart
broken at the absence of the child, aud the
firm to which Mr Ross belongs, having lost
heaviiy in the panic, he is unable to nay at
once the sum demanded by the blackmailers.
It is hoped that he will uot be obliged to uo so,
but that it will be the kidnappers who will
be obliged to pay the penalty worthy of their
inhumanity. Mr. Ross asserts that he knows
of no enemy in the world who could be actuated
by reveuge, aud therefore the motive of the
villains must be mercenary. This is indicated
by the fiendish letters he has received,of which
the following are extracts:
“We know you are not worth much money,
but we are aware that you have rich friends of
whom you can borrow. It you love money
better than your child its blood be on your own
“Auy attempts to ascertain the child’s hiding
place will result in its eutire annihilation
We will ‘turu the child up’ on our own terms.”
“We know our business aud we are going to
fight it out.”
The circumstances of the case are somewhat
remarkable throughout. For five days previ
ous to July J—the dayou which the child was
stolen—these same men were seen around the
neighborhood, aud each day approached the
two children and spoke to them. It is pre
sumed that they would have.made off with the
youngest, little, Charlie Ross, several days be
fore the 1st insiaut, but at each time there
happened to be some oue passing aloug the
A Mistake.
To the Editor of the Press:
An article in your issue of yesterday headed
“A former Bruuswick pastor in trouble,” we
thiuk must relate to some person other than
the former pastor of the Mason street Unitarian
society, the Rev. Wm. Ellery Copeland, and
thronly clergyman by the name of Copeland
that ever ministered in Bruuswick.
The “Rev. Lloyd Copeland” spoken of in the
extract from the Indianapolis News, we think
can have nothing in common but his last name
with the gentleman above alluded to.
The liev. Win. Ellery Copeland left Bruns
wick a few years since and located in Missouri
at first, afterwards going to Kausas. He now
resides in Emporia, Kausas, and is engaged in
preaching and iu teaching in the State Normal
School, located there.
The writer has received letters from him very
recently from that place; and feels that the
good name of Mr. Copeland requires this word
of explanation. He made many warm friends
while iu Brunswick and there was never a ru
mor of wreng respecting him, so tar as the
writer has heard, either while in Bruuswick or
after his departure.
He was young, enthusiastic and always ready
to forward auything that commended itself to
him as good, and there are not a few who
would be sorry that auy taint should attach to
his character. A. V. Me tcalf.
Important to Seamen.—As there has been
a good deal of inquiry of late relative to the
laws in regard to the shipping aud discharge of
seamen, we print the following official circular:
Treasury Department, (
Washington, D. C., June 22, 1874. f
To Collectors of Customs:
The act of Congress appended hereto is pub
lished lor your information. A copy should be
posted iu each custom house.
Very respectfully,
J . F. 11 ARTLEY,
Acting Secretary.
Beit enacted by the Senate an l House of Rep
resentatives of the United States of America, in
Congress assembled, That none of the provis
ions of an act entitled “An act to authorize
the appointment of shipping commissioners by
the several circuit courts of the United States
to superintend the shipping and discharge of
seamen engaged in merchant ships belonging
to the United States, aud for the further pro
tection of seamen” shall apply to sail or steam
vessels eugaged in the coastwise trade, except
the coastwise trade between the Atlantic and
Pacific coasts, or in the lake goiug trade,
touebiug at foreign ports or otherwise, or in
the trade between the United States and the
British North American possessions, or in any
ease where the seamen are by custom or agree
ment entitled to participate iu the profits or re
sult of a cruise, or voyage.
Approved June 9, 1874.
The Stale Muster.
The following letter gives the reason why the
state muster cannot bet deferred:
Brunswick, July 13,1874,
Hon. Benj. Kingsbury, Jr:
Dear Sir:—1 have carefully considered your
campment of the state militia changed to some
other date than that already fixed, in order not
to conflict with the anniversary exercises of
the Odd Fellows, and while my personal incli
nations lead me to favor your proposition, a re
gard for the interest of tile troops committed to
my charge compels me to adhere to the time
already announced. It is my duty to see that
the money appropriated by the state'for milita
ry purposes is expended in the most profitable
manner, and also that the comfort and welfaie
of the men called into the field shall be regard
ed. These considerations, which led me to ap
point the time must advantageous for the in
terests of the service without regard to jiersoual
preference, must still coutrol my action.
Regretting much that I am unable to com
ply with a request which, if it were a matter of
courtesy or convenience alone,would he readily
granted, I ant sir, with high regard,
Your obedient servant,
Joshua L. Chamiiereain.
News and Other Items.
It was Yale and not Harvard that won the
base hall game at Saratoga Tuesday.
It is thought Gen. Longstreet will he sent to
St. Petersburg.
No indictment has yet been found in the
Shepherd-Itana libel suit against the New York
Sullivant, the great Ford county (111.) farmer
lias a single field of 20,(WO acres that will pro
duce over 1,000,000 bushels of corn this vear.
Harry Meachem, the “Collins Graves” of the
Middlefield disaster, is au elderly gentleman
and a church deacon.
The Pittsburg Commercial notes encouraging
indications of an early resumption of the iron
Washington’s debt is so large that real estate
depreciates rapidly. Building lots which were
held for SI per foot a year ago now sell for 40
cents. No prudent person will iuvest in real
estate there except at very low fignies.
A girl named Richards has successfully con
cluded at Stapleton, near Bris'ol, England, the
feat of walking one thousand miles in one
thousand consecutive hours, ft was stated that
she undertook the task ill order that her father
should win a wager of £o0.
It is announced that the event of the next
dramatic season will be the production of Tup
per’s Proverbial Philosophy dramatized.
Physicians will recommend the theatre to
nervous patients who cannot sleep when hvdro
chloral anil other anesthetics prove inadequate
to producing slumber.
Another step in the Geneva award case has
been taken in the official announcement by the
Secret aiy of the State to the Attorney General
of the appointment of Messrs. Wells of Michi
gan, Porter of Pennsylvania, Baldwin of Iowa,
and Bayuor of North Carolina as the com
mission under the act passed near the close of
the last session to adjust the actual undisputed
losses by the Alabama and other rebel
Marshal MaoMahon, after the recent review
at Longchamps, issued an order of the day, in
which he says: “The Assembly, in confiding
the executive power to me for seven years,
placed iu my hands for that period the main
tenance of order and public peace. This por
tion of the mission which was imposed upon
me belongs to you also. We will together fultil
it to the last by maintaining everywhere the
authority of law and the respect which is duo
to it.”
Monday night the store of Dwelly, Moore &
Co., at Barker’s Mills, was broken iuto. The
fellows whj did the work went through the
store thoroughly, taking all the cash from the
drawer and cloaued out all the cigars aud to
bacco. They then took a quantity of eggs and
crackers, went a little distance uo river where
they kindled a fire, cooked their eggs aud had a
Miahael Deacy of White Settlement, Hodg
don, was instantly killed while at work erectiug
a shed. Another man named White was at
Wu'k with him, and while using an axe which
was loose on the handle it flew off, striking de
ceased in the stomach. When picked up, life
was extinct.
The North Star, which has been published at
Caribou and Fort Fairfield, has been sold, with
office material, subscrip ion list, etc., to L)r. F.
G. Parker and A. W. Gliddeu, who will remove
(Press Correspondence.)
Mr. Diinoud Furuald of Wilton, is now run
ning Ins new wooleu factory on full time with
a full complement of hands Mr. F. is the
gentlemau who was so successful iu the manu
facture of the “Wilton" yarn a few years ago
which became so popular throughout the coun
The Methodist church, which has been un
dergoing repairs, is now open for worship. Kev.
Mr. Collins, the new pastor, is very popular
with his parish. The Congregational church
have a uew pastor, Kev. Mr. Chalmers, a recent
graduate of the Bangor Theological Semiuary.
He is a gentlemau of cul.ure and mucn belov
The Bangor Whig learns that General B. F.
Butler will attend the coming Commencement
at Colby University. It will be his first at
tendance at a Commencement since his gradu
The quantity of Kennebec ice in the market!
notwithstanding the cool weather, is daily grow
ing smaller, and the prospect is now that it wil*
ali be sold at remunerative prices; though no
fortuues will be made.
The Trustees of the Insane Hospital have
deemed it expedient to raise the price of the
board of patients from $H.7o to 81 a week from
the first of September next.
A correspondent writes that one day this
week a mau hauling brick for the factory at
Waterville, backed his two horse team so near
to the bank of the river that the load of brick
weut down the bank, a distance of twenty feet,
into the water, taking both horses with the load
and drowning one of them, valued at $250. The
horse belonged to Mr. Hilton of Norridgewock.
Victor King was thrown from a carriage ou
State Street, Baugor, Tuesday, and so hadly
bruised about the head that lie was insensible
for some time.
The town of Abbot is at present entirely free
from all war or municipal debts, and has a fund
of over Sl-Otl in the treasury.
Monday inoruiug while Mr. Shepherd Buck
ItQIli rtf I .nipinn i UP1U fmiiiir frxUruni Knolrtiulil
his horse seemingly became unmanageable aud
ran furiously along tbe road until be came to
uear tbe Proctor bri ge, spanning the Twenty
Mile river, at a point cue mile distant trora
Lebanon, where he veered suddenly to the right
against the railing of the bridge, crushing it
over, aud allovviug horse aud rider to fall a dis
tance of twenty feet upon the sharp rocks and
into the water beyond. The current carried t e
man into deep water, where he immediately
sank, stunned from the effects of his fall. The
horse was carried some yards down stream,
where he reached the shore. A large number
of citizens soou gathered, aud commenced a
search for the body, ft is pocket book and hat
were discovered some distauce down the stream
among the bushes. The stream was dragged
until 2 p. in., when the body was brought to the
Fruuil Love* a Nhiuiug Mark.
A great medicine is always a target for fraud.
Shallow cheats, without the talent to originate any
thing useful, or the decency to permit an article of
superior excellence to perform its mission, without
striving to turn a dishonest penny by attempting to
substitute trash in its place, are now engaged in i ni
tatingand counterfeiting Hostctter’s Stomach Bit
ters, the most popu.ar tonic and restorative in tbe
civilized world. A brood of local bitters, mixtures of
damaged drugs with worge liquor, has cropped out
all over the country. Although the sales of these
pernicious slops are too insignificant to affect the in
terests of a staple remedy, it seems a duty to warn
the public against their.. Tbe color of the true spe
cific may be simulated, but its cures of dyspepsia,
liver complaint, rheumatism,intermittent fever, con
stipation, nervous debility, &c., cannot be imitated.
To New York, 1’liiadclphia, Baltimore,
Washington, Cincinnati. Chicago, St.
Louis, San Francisco and all points West.
We sell tickets via Lake Shore and Michigan,
Southern. Pennsylvania Central,Erie, Baltimore a id
Ohio, Great Western and Michigan Central and
Grand 'trunk Railwayss, and Fall River and Ston
ington Line Steamers,
At lew* rate* than any Agency iu Maine.
Excursion Tickets to New York and Re
Steamer and Railroad Ticket* from
Portland to Rowtou at reduced rate**.
Exchange Si., Portland.
ju6 (12msu
has removed her Studio to
Where she will receive pupils in Object-drawing and
Painting, as usual.
mar23 sntf
Awnings. Tents, Flags. Boat Sails,
Covers, Canvass Letterings,
Decorations, Ac.,
mc3 eodsn
the photographer,
has returned from the South and taken rooms in
Opposite the States,
where he lias every facility lor making Likenesses,
from miui&ture to life size. He will be happy to
meet his old patrons and the public, and will see to
it that none go away dissatisfied. Extraoruiuaiy
inducements ottered to Clubs arid Classes.
jytsnlm J. W. «*. BURNHAM.
Pulmonic Syrup, Sea Weed Tonic, and
Maukrake Pills.
These medicines have undoubtedly performed more !
cures of Consumption than anv other remedy known ,
to the American public. They are compounded of
vegetable ingredients, and contain nothing which can
be injurious to the hutfRm constitution.
Ot her remedies advertised as cures for Consump
tion, probably contain opium, wuicu is a somewhat
dangerous drug in all cases, and if taken freely by
consumptive patients, it must do great injury; for
its tendency is to coniine the morbid matter in the
system, which of course, must make a cure impossi
Srhenck’s Pulmonic Syrup is warranted not to
contain a particle of opium: It is composed of pow
erful but harmless herbs, which act oil the lungs,
liver, stomach anil blood, and thus correct all mor
bid secretions,and expel all the diseased matter from
the body. These are the only means by which Con
sumption can be cured, and as Sebenek’s Pulmonic
Syrup, Sea Weed Tonic, and Mandrake Pills nre the
only medicines which operate in this way. it is obvi
ous they are the only genuine cure for Pulmonary
Consumption. Each bottle of this inva'uable rnedi
C'ue is accompanied by full directions.
I)r. SebencK is professedly at his principal office,
corner Sixth and Arch Streets, Philadelphia, every
Monday, and at the Quincy House, Boston, on the
following Wednesdays, dune 10th and 24ili, duly 8th
and 22d, and August 5th and l'Jtli.
mel2 eod&wlvsnll
Cun'ii Bowel or ttinunier Complaint*.
Being composed largely of Brandy, Snices and
simple astringents, without a particle of Opiate, has
proved after a 25 yeais’ trial superior to any other
article for Dysentery, Diarrhoea, Cholera Morbus,
Cholera-lnfuntum, Colic, Cramp, S ck or Sour Stom
ach, Sea Sickness, Dyspepsia, &c., and may be iin^
plk.it ly relied upon in the most severe cases, yet so
simple and pleasant that it may be given the most
delicate infant. It acts upon the system like water
ui>on a wilted plant.
Prepared only by Edward Sutton of Providence,
14. I. Sold by all dealers ui medicines. jylsn3m
All carefully selected in the west, paying 10 to 12
per cent interest. Very safe as well as profitable.
j un 13 sxxtf
— AT —
jyio Mitt
$ 2.5 CM
To or from Boston,
$2.50 !
my26 sudtf
The peculiar feature which commends this Com
ticipating policy of a definite cash value, increasing
front year to year, which the Company will loan to
the policy holder to aid m the payment of his an
nual premiums, it desired, or pay over to him at any
time after the receipt of two or three premiums
should he have occasion to surrender his policy.
Further information will cheertully be given to
parties who are pleased to call, whether desiring to
be insured or not.
i;e.\ebal A«K.vr.
Oitico Fluent’s Block, Portland.
julO _f-utt
Office 189 Commercial, cor. of Center St..
where we shall be pleased to see all our old custom
ers aud the public generally.
We are prepared to take orders for Coal for present
or Winter use, at the Lowest Market Rates.
Standard Goal* of nil kiudM, Hard aud
Soft Wood, £dj[iugN, £lc.,
Portland, May 15, 1874. roy22sn3tn
HT A Ij E9 s
The most reliable and safe vegetable substitute for
Castor Oil ever compounded, instantly relieves
Colic, Cramps, Diarrhoea, and all diseases ot children
teething. Causes natural and healthy sleep, gives
rest to mother and child, regulates the bowels,
assimilates the food, and builds the child right square
u»*. lrom suffering, puny weakness to strong and
robust oealth. A perfect medicine chest for our
little ones. Only 25cents, by all dealers. j\3snd3m
This is the only prompt, efficient and safe master
of such symi.tonis as loss of appetite, heartburn, pal
pitation ot the heart, dizziness, sleeplessness, melan
choly, costiveness, wi d, mental and physical debili
ty, as well as many others, which, it neglected, will
soon place “the house we live in” beyond the reach
of any remedy.
I had “Dysfiepsia” twenty years, sometimes able
to eat only the plainest food, and very little of that.
1 tried physicians and remedies without relief until 1
learned ot “White’s Specially for Dyspepsia,” which
has entirely cured me. (Signed)
Mrs. B. L. WEST, Vineyard Haven, Mass.
Springfield, Ms., Oct. 18.—Mr. White, Dear Sir:—
The “Specialty” in liked very much by every nna wL«
uses it. We bavo «<»ld it for l w'o years, aud are not
selling anything but the “Specialty” now for “Dys
pepsia.” Yours truly, C. P. ALDEN.
Price $1 per Bottle. For sale by all druggists.
Semi for Descriptive Circular to tho proprietor, H. ;
G. WHITE. Cambrid ’enort. Mass.
jnelG d&wGmos
For Moth Patches, Freckles
and Tan ask your Druggist for Perry’s Moth and
Freckle Lotion, which i» harmless and in every case
iutallible. Or for his Improved Comedone and
Pimple Remedy, the great Skin Medicine for
Pimples. Black Heads or Flesh worms. Or consult
B. C, PERRY, the uoted Skin Doctor, 49 Itond i
St reel. IXew York. ap30>neod»&w3m20
1 have just received a nice assortment of
which 1 am selling cheap.
i. P. SMITH,
Over the Bookstore, Cor. CongrcsM *V Oak
Stw._ jyltsnlw
Scbiotterbeck’s Moth and Freckle Lotion
A safe aiul sure remedy tor removing Tan. Pi tuples,
Moth Blotches. Freckles and Eruptions from the
Skin, rendering it soft and fresh and imparting to it
a marble purity.
Prepared only by A. G. SCHLOTTERBECK &
CO., Apothecaries and Chemists, 303 Congress street,
one door above Brown. Portland. Ale. au2Gsuti
100,000 ft. Timber and Flank.
now lauding ex sch. “Henrietta.” from Brunswick,
Ga., suitable for Ship, Stoie or Bridge building, for
sale low. All orders leit at No. 17, Exchange St.,
Ocean Insurance Co., Up stairs, will be promptly
attended to. J. H. liAMLEN & SON.
The Sloop Faclit Carrie to Let
On reasonable terms to responsible parties. In
quire of L. P. SENTEIv, with Gowell & Greenough,
je24sntf 149 iV3i<l<ll« Street.
Boston & Maine Tickets Wanted,
for which
"Witl. -Alien, Jr., No. 11 Exchange
In Augusta, July 12, Chas. E. Bollard of Gardiner
and Miss Sarah A. Ward of Augusta.
In Auburn. July 10, Pred W. Eveleth and Miss
Mary L. Hanseom.
in Bradford, Mass., July 13, by Rev. Mr. Rand,
T rt» n Mqvux.II nf H uorl.il 1 M in- AA/i'l..
ter ot ProL B. R. Downs of Bradford.
£n this city, July 15, Abbie S., only child of George
\V. and Ruth C. Leighton, aged 2 years 5 months.
[h uneral services Friday afternoon at 3 o’clock
at First Parish Church, Falmouth.
In Lebanon, July 9. Dan’l C Hersom, aged 28 years
8 months. *
In Berwick, July 2. Mary Stone, aged 87 years
In Norway, July 7, Mrs. Mary, widow of Thomas
Chased Fiyeborg. aged 07 years.
I a Lewiston. July o, Miss Eva L. Crossman, aged
18 years 4 months.
in Auburn, July 8, W. Eugene Lowell, aged 19
years 2 months.
Name. From For Date
Claribel.New York Hayti, &c .. .July 17
Polynesian.Quebec.. .-•Liverpool_July 18
Algeria.New York LiverjH>ol ...July 18
City of Brussels . .New York Livernool... July is
Colon.%New York..Aspin'wall .Julv 18
Utopia.New' York. Glasgow.July jy
Celtic. New York .Liverpool_Julv 18
Wisconsin.New York. .Liverpool_July 21
Crescent City.New York.. Havana... .July 21
Cuba.New York. .Liverpool.... July 22
Scandinavian.Quebec.Liverpool.July 25
Victoria.New York. .Glasgow.July 25
City of Chester.New York.. Livernool_July 25
Batavia.Boston.... Livernool... July 25
Minnesota.New York. Liverpool.... July 28
Abyssinia.New York. .Liverpool_July 29
Andes.New York. .Jamaica, &c.Juiy 31
Miuiat’ire Aluiaunc.July 16.
Sunrises.4.37 I Moon sets. 9.45 PM
Sunsets.7.34 | High water. 1.30 PM
Wednesday, July 15.
Steamship Franconia, Bragg, New York—passen
gers and mdse to Henry Fox.
Brig Mary A Chase, Dolan, Georgetown—coal to
Rolling Milis.
Brig Prairie Rose, Griffin, Elizabetliport—coal to
Randall & McAllister.
Seh Mien M Golder, Wixon, Baltimore—*oal to
J L Farmer.
Barque S R Lyman, Pinkham, Buenos Ayres—A &
S E Spring.
Barque Celina, Hodgdon, Montevideo—R Lewis &
Sch Ruth'H Baker. Pinkham, Savannah—J Nick
Seh Bertha J Fellows, Smith, New York—Charles
Sch Mary Elizabeth, King, Halifax, NS— John
[from our correspondent.
LUBEC, July 9—Ar, schs L A Johnson, Mahlman,
Boston, (captain confined to his birth with broken
leg); Melrose, Coggins, Western Banks, (350 qtlscod
iisli); Good intent, Hilliard, do, (400 do); Powlowua,
Webber, do, (375 doJ
July 6—Sid. schs C P Gerrisb, Armstrong, Phila
delphia; Traveller, Mitchell. New York; Lizzie B
McNicliols, Fanning, Hillsboro, NB, to load tor New
July 10—Sid, sch Olive Branch. Brown, Boston.
July 12—Ar, sch Tonnsdo, Kurkins, New York.
Sid, schs Lookout, Uuckins, and Z A Paine, Jones,
New York.
SAN FRANCISCO—Ar 14tb,sbip Mem non, Baker,
JACKSONVILLE—Ar 8th, sch J K Lawrence,
Ilerriok, New York.
BRUNSWICK. GA—Ar Gth, brig Mariposa, Crock
er, New York, to load lor Boston.
Ar 8lIi. sch S P Hall. Chipman, New York.
Cld 8th. brig Ellen Maria, Field, New York.
SAVANNAH—Ar 13th, sch Mattie Holmes, trom
Shi t'th, sch Charley Burki. tor New Haven.
POUT ROYAL,SC—Cld29th,barque Mary G Reed,
Gever, Aberdeen.
Cld 3d. sch G P Pomroy. Bryant, Wood’s Hole.
BALTIMORE—Cld 13th, brig Julia F Carney, El
drhlge. Portland schs R 1> Finnev. El well, George
town SC; Monticello, Kennistou, Belfast; Emerson
Kokes. Marston, Boston; JN Gamewcll, Berry, for
PH I LA DELPHI A— Ar 13tli, sch Go Washington,
Kofi, Baracoa.
Cld 13th. barque Jos Baker, Ryder, Pozzuoli; sch
Virginia, Ross. Portland.
Below 13th, brig Minnie Miller, from Portland; sell
Hattie Ellen, from Calais; Eva C Yates, from Boston
Passed down, brig J B Brown, for Matanzas; schs
G B McFarland, for Boston; Light of the East, for
do; R L Heisey, for Providence.
NEW YORK—Ar 13th. schs May Morn, Plimney,
Georgetown SC; Eben Fisher. Reynolds,New Haven;
E L Dow, Wbittemore. Gardiner.
Cld 13th. schs S E Fabens, Lymau, St John, NF;
Ellen Morrison, Dodge. Newark.
Ar 14th, ship Crusader, Bogart, Havana.
.Ar 15th, brig Helen G Rich, from Sagua.
Cld 14th. ship Game Coe1', Stoddard, Singapore;
brigs Helen M Rowley, Walton, Galveston; Alexan
der Nichols. Peters. Fernandina; Ada S Allen, Dud
ley. Boston; Hortensia, McMann, Havre.
Passed through Hell Gate 13th. schs Fred Gray,
Swell, Elizabethnort for Portland; David Torrey,
Soule, and Florida, Jordan, liu South Amboy for do,
Martha P King, Hobokeu tor Providence.
PROVIDENCE— Cld 13th, sch Annie B, Bradley,
Portland and St John, NB.
FALL RIVER—Sid 14th, brig Nellie Gay, Stover,
New York.
NEWPORT—Sid 13th, schs Grace Cashing, Hamil
ton, Port Johnson tor Salem; Willie Martin, Willard,
Cliu on Point for Portland; Rival, Duntoti. NYork
for Gaidiner; Union, Hatch. Elizabethport tor Pein
aquid; Dv Rogers, Alley, Stonlngton lor Bangor;
Garland, Lindsey, for New York.
VINEYARD HAVEN—Ar 13tli, schs Loduskia,
Means, and Charlie Miller, Jones. Hoboken for Bos
ton; Ellen M Golder.Wixon. Baltimore for Portland;
Lacon, Kilpatrick. Hoboken fordo; 1) B Doaue, trom
Salem for New York; M B Mahoney, Bangor tor do;
Ha'tie N Fuller. Clark’s Island for do; Abbie, Port
land fordo; Winner. Kenrebec for do; Geo E Pres
cott. Rockland for do; Aldanah Rokes, Boston for
Alexandria; Hattie M Mayo, Ca ais lor do; Black
Warrior, do for do, (lost part of deck lead shingles.)
Cl.l Dnl. I VI. ,11 I’nm.ir ,,.l nOami
BOSTON—Ar 14th, schs Sarah L Davis, Cottrell.
Bucksville SC; John LTracey, Meservev, Baltimore;
B F Lowell, Leavitt, Philadelphia; E A Haynes,
Rich, Weehawken; Henrietta, Smith, fm Hoboken;
Grand Island, Miller, and Almeda. Thomas, NYork;
Silvi, Batson, Ca’ais; Lillian. Ryan, and S S Day,
McFarland, Belfast; California, Kaler, Waldoboro;
Oregon, Stinson, Port laud.
Ar 15ih. brigs Prentis Hobbs, Dodge Smyrna; F H
Jennings, Mahoney, Havana; schs A B Perry, Look,
Pocosin River; Lizzie, Leighton, Weehawken; Lo
du6kia. Mens, Hoboken; Adeline. Clark, and Judge
Low, Hallowed, Dennysville; Earl, Cunningham,
Belfast; Isabel. Thurrilt, Wisoasset.
Cl l 15th, brig Po» vert, Parker, Calais.
GLOUCESTER—Ar 14th. barque Kenry Knight, j
Gilkev. Cadiz. 37 days, (and sailed for Boston.)
NEWBURYPORT—Ar 14th, schs W G Moseley,
Abbott. Darien; Clara Sawyer, Branscnmb.and Mar
tha Nichols, Ross, Weehawken; Advance, Leighton,
Sid 14th, schs Midnight, Hopkins, for Weehawken;
L M St rout. Dean, Wareham; Jasoa, Sawyer, and
E G Sawyer, Hall. Jonesport: A H Hodgman, Ea
ton. Harrington; S P Adams, Tabbutt, Addison; J
Paine. Lang, Saco.
PORTSMOUTH—Ar 14th. schs Kate Newman,
Newman. Elizabethport; Abbott Devereux, Rich,
Lingan, CB; Odell. Winslew. Philadelphia for New
market; Geo B Somes, Pray, Charleston.
BATH—Ar 14th,6chs Marcus Hunier. Henley,Port
Johnson; Cassie Jameson. Jameson, Portland.
Sid 15th, ship Occident, Dunphy, New York.
At Yokohama June 19, suip Sami G Reed, White,
for San Francisco.
Ar at Antwerp 14th inst, barque Jeuuie Prince.
Prince. Philadelphia; brig Acelia Thurlow, White,
New York.
Ar at Bristol, Eng, 13th nit, ship Southern Rights.
Woodbury, St John, NB; barque Proteus, Chipman, ,
Sid fm Shields 13th inst, ship Pocahontas, Crosby,
Ar at Smyrna 12th inst, brig It M Heslen, Gould,
Ar at Gibraltar 18th ult, brig Fidelia, Young, trotn
Pozzuoli. for orders.
Ar at Gibraltar 14th inst, barque Carrie E Long,
Park, New York.
At Gnanape lOtli ult, ship Sylvanus Blanchard,
Janies, Idg; J B Lincoln, Mu.»aus, do.
At Macabi 18th ult, ship PG Blanchard, Gieen,
unc; and others.
At Bueuos Ayres May 30. barques Ella, Oliver, fm
Portland, ar 2Uth; Ada Gray, Race, fordo; Anna
Waisb. Lawrence, unc; brig Belle Prescott, Water
house, tor New York: and others.
Sid May 27, brig Carrie Winslow, Welch. Portland.
Ar at Montevideo May 30, ship John Patten, Wy
man. Buenos Ayres, (and sailed 31st for Callao.)
Sid May 27, barque Sam’l B Hale, Matthews, (from
Portland) fo* St Nichols.
In port May 31, ship Sontag, Herriman, fm Leith,
ar 29th; and others.
Sid fm Rio Janeiro 2d ult, ship Star, Vianello, for
San Francisco; barque Ophelia M Hume, Hume, for
Tl.nn.u: • Kil, uhi., IIrn.il; I•> Hai-rimnn
San Francisco.
in j>ort June 7, ships Columbia. Carter, and HI
Richardson, Anderson, unc; St James, Henderson,
for San Francisco.
Sid fm Fort au Prince 27th ult.brig Nellie Mitchell,
Anderson, for Miragoaue and New York.
At Caibarien 5th inst, barque Sa all E Frazer,
Knight, for New York 8 days; Henry Fdtner. Dickey
for do 12 days; brig D S Soule, Soule, for North of
Aral Havana 4th, brig Merriwa, Downes, from
Ar at St John, NB, 13th, schs Emma Crosby, Cros
by, Charleston; Walton. Gott, Philadelphia.
Old 11th, ship John Bryce, Morse, Liverpool.
July 12, SE of Highlands 35 miles, barque John L
Dim mock, trom Havre for Delaware Breakwater.
July 1), off Barnegat, barque Ukraine, from Glou
cester tor Baltimore.
Portland Manufacture.
— OF —
in IVlaiue can be found at
No. 46 Exchange Street.
We defy competition. Our prices
are always tiie Lowest.
Any one who thinks ot buying any kind of
can save time and money by calling on us before
Geo. A.Whitney & Co.
Warerooms and Manufactory,
No. 46 and over Nos. 38, 40, 40
and 44 Exchange Street,
jt*22 d3m
Patent Pure Dry Air Refrigerator
Tlic best and Only Reliable One in
tlie market.
IT is indispensable to batchers, Provision dealers.
Hotel Keejiers, Grocers and Kestau rants. Will
save more than its cost every Summer. Butchers
who use it, in its best form, will soon tint! their meats
recommended by their customers. The internal ar
langement is such that a current ot cold air is kept
constantly moving over the contents of the Refriger
ator. The Patent upon this has been fully tested in
the U. S. Courts and its validity established in eigh
teen cases.
For LICENSE, RIGHTS, &c„ apply to
Mo. 2 Park Street or Mo. 80 Middle St.,
o whom all applications should be made, and who
as lull power to settle infringements. incb4eodtf
C. K. 11 xA W E S
Agent for the Celebrated
Also, Denier in
Sheet Music, Books, &c., &c.
Violins, Guitars, Accordeons, Concertinas, Banjos,
Flutes, Piccolos, Harmonicas, Comets, Piano Stools.
Extra Violin Strings, wh lesale and retail.
Music Rolls. Folios, ar.d every description of Musi
cal Merchandise.
Music sent by mail, and particular attention given
to orders.
Furnished and Whipped by
BOARLS, in loin to suit purchasers, lor sale low
to close a consignment
my28tt No. 1(11 Commercial Street.
___ On ami after Thursday, July 1G,1874,
r^^rfJatrainb will run us follows:
tExpress train 7 a. m. for Montreal
'Quebec, Auburn ami Lewiston.
Express for Auburn and Lewiston at 9 a. in.
Mail train at 1.15 p. in., tor Auburn ami Lewiston
and Island Pond, (stopping at all stations to Island
Pond.)* conneetiug with night mail train for Quebec,
Mont real and the West.
Accommodation train for Auburn, Lewiston and
South Paris at G p. m.
Express for Montreal, Quebec and West at 12 mid
Trains will arrive as follows:
Express from Quelec, Montreal and West at 8.40
a. m.
Express from Lewiston and Auburn at 8.45a. in.
Mail from Quebec, Montreal and West, Lewiston
and Auburn at 2 20 p. m.
Express from Quebec, Montreal and West, Lewis
ton and Auburn, at 7.45 p. m.
Passenger Offices
Tickets sold at Reduced Rates!
To Canada, Detroit, Chicago, Milwau
kee. Cincinnati, HI. Coin*, Omaha,
Saginaw, Ni. Puul, Halt Cake City,
Dearer, Han Franciiieo,
and all points in the
Northwest, West anti Southwest
condition, is well equipped with lirst-class rolling
stock, and is making the best connections ami quick
esL5^^.°rf. :In> route Horn Portland to the West.
AND SLEEI ING CaKS are attache)i to the traius
leaving Portland at 1.15 p.m.and 12 o’clock mid-,
Buggage checked from Portland to Detroit aud
Chicago, and not subject to Custom House examina
The Company are not responsible lor baggage to
, " .- . 'TT ® fauuv^iuu llltu [(CI9UU
ai; unless notice is given, aud paid lor at the rate oi
oue passeuger tor eveiy &500 additional value.
JOSEPH HICKSON, Secretary and Treat.
VV. J. SPICEK, Local Supren lend tut.
Portland, July 10. 1874. jyl3dtt
Proposals will l*e receive!I at this office until 10
o clock A. M. on Saturday the 15th day of August
next for improving the following named rivet's and
harbors, viz.:
1 Mach inn Hirer, Me., for about 20,000 cubic
yards of drcdgiuK.
2. l-*cnob«4 ot Hirer, Me., for about 25,000
cubic yards of dredgius
3. C'auideu Harbor, Me., for about 23,000
cubic yards of dredgiug.
4. PKOPOiAiiM will also be received uutil
10 A. M. on Friday, the3Ist <lay of July, lor the re
moval of about 500 cubic yards of Nuukeu ledge
iu tlie “Upper Narrows'* of C^ocheco Hirer iu
Oarer, Ntw Hump*hue.
Persons desiring to make proposals for any of the
above works, are requested to apply to the under
signed at liis office, No. 11 Clapp’s Block, Congress
Sticet, Portlami, Maine, lor speeitications aud far
ther in lor nation concerning the same.
Proposals must, be made separately for each work,
as required l»y ihe speeitications ami be accompanied
by the requisite 'guaranty—each proposal and guar
anty to be in duplicate on primed forms which will
be furnished on application at this office, ana when
transmitted must be so endorsed, on the sealed
envelope, as to indicate before boiug oftened the par
ticular work bid tor.
The undersigned reserves the right to reject all
bills which, iu his opinion, are not reasonable; also
I the bid of any person who, in his belief, will not
faithfully, satisfactorily and promptly perforin the
U. ». Engineer Office, ) GEO. THOM,
Portlami, Me., [ Lieut. Col. of Engineers,
July 16,1874. ) Bvt. Brig. Gen. U. S. A.
. jy!6__ _dot
As we shall take account of stock the
last of the month previous to a change
in our business, we shall offer our com
plete stock of
Dry Goods and Shawls
— AT —
Extra inducements to Purchasers.
Best Prints - - 8c per yard.
Id. wide Cambrics 12 1-3 ••
Linen Suitings - 12 1*2 “
Uussia Crash - 7c “
40 PS. l)ItESS~U00I)S AT 25c.
Linen Goods, Domestics, etc., etc.,
at a great reduction from former prices.
Dargains in Parasols aud Sun Umbrellas.
We mean what wo say in regard to reducing stock,
and iu order to do so have riAKKlU OI U
Ah? pAiimnnir
_jy|6__ <i2w
Tlie Leader!!
By H. H. Palmer, assisted by L. O. Emerson.
Choirs, Conventions and Singing Clashes will wel
coutr this new Chun li Music Book, liIicil with new
tunes, untbems, chants, Ac., Ac., all ot tbe best
PKICE 91.38 or 91‘J.OO PEIt DOZEN.
The Song Monarch!
By H. K. Palmer, agisted by L. O. Emerson.
Especially tor Singing Classes. First 86 pages con
tain tbe elementary course, the same as that in the
Leader, which course is followed by more than luo
pages tilled with the most interesting Secular and
Sacred Music for practice. Equal to tbe Song King
in interest.
I*rice, 75 cl*., or $7.50 per dozen.
American School Music Headers.
Three carefully graded Song Books for Common
Schools, bv L. O. Emerson and VV. S. Tilden.
Book 1st. For Primary Schools. Price, 35 cts.
“ 2d. For Lower “Grammar" Classes. “ 50 “
“ 3d. For Higher “ “ •» 60 “
The Course is easy, progressive, interesting, and
has been thoroughly tested m schools near Boston.
Boston. 711 BVlway, New York,
jlylfi d&wtfw
Maine Steamship Co.
Steamers Eleanora and Franconia
Will until further notice run as
Leave Franklin Wliarf.Partland
every MONDAY and THURS
DAY. at 5 P. M., and leave Pier
38 East River, New York, every MONDAY ami
THURSDAY, at 4 P. M.
The Eleanora is a new steamer, just built for this
route, and both she ami I he Franconia are fitted up
with fine accommodations for passengers, making this
the most convenient and comfortable route foi travel
lers between New York and Maine. These steamers
will touch at Vineyard Haven during tin summer
months on their passage to and tiom New York.
Passage in State Room $5, meals extra.
Goods forwarded to ami from Philadelphia, Mon
treal, Quebec, St. John, and all parts of Maine.
Shippers are requested to semi their freight to tlie
Steamers as early as 4 P. M., ou the days they leave
Portland. For further information apply to
HENRY FOX, General Agent, Portland.
J. F. AMES, Ag’t, Pier 38, E. R., New York.
253 Tremont St., Boston,
successor to the late
will be at tlie ADAMS HOUSE, Portland, iTIonilny
ami Tumdar, Julv goth mxl *2 Ink. whoro
those Buffering with Pulmonary Consumption,
Coughs, Bleeding at 1 lie Lungs, Scrofula. Dyspepsia,
Cancer, Diseases of the liver, Heart, Ki lneys and
Spleen, Eruptions of all descriptions, Dropsy, Tu
mors, Asthma, Female Complaints. CostivenesB,
Diarrhoea, Fits. St. Vitus Dance, Nervous Prostra
tion, Rheumatism, Impoteney, Bronchitis, Gout,
Neural .da, Hysterics, Apoplexy, or any other dis
ease, can consult him FREE OF CHARGE from 9
o’clock A. M. to 8 o’clock P. M.
fi3T*Ail are invited to call. jyl6d3t
Peaks’ Island. Maine.
* l'bis new Family Hotel, situated near
Evergreen Landing on tile largest and most
beautiful tslaud in Portland harbor, three
miles from the city, is now open tor the re
_('option of guests. Shade groves, pure
spring water, fine lawns, boating, bathing, fishing,
c.. give this attractive summer resort i he combined
advantages of both country and seashore. Steamers
leave Custom House Wharf, Portland, at. tl, it 30
10S0, A. M.[2 30. 3 30, and 7 15 P.M.
, .... . Proprietor,
Boat for Sale.
NEW cat-rig Boat, 23 ieet long. It foot beam. New
Sail and Rigging. Also Shill Oars, Babbitt’s
patent anchor aim very last and in order for immed
diateuse. Will be sold much less than actual cost,
as the owner must leave toe city at once. For trial
and further particulars inquire of
It E.rhitnae street.
Oceauie llot.se, Pealtes’ Island.
where she cau be seen. jylGdlw*
Horse Wanted.
driver, entirely Bata for lady to <mive, wc’ght
950 to 1000 lbs. Address with particulars, price ,Ve.
, “FAMILY,” P. O. Boa 719.
Tor Sale.
Street, containing twelve rooms. Sebago water
and gas. and all modern improvements. For further .
particulars inquire at 91 Middle Street, up stairs.
Situation Wanted.
BY a young man as travelling salesman. Best of
reterence8 lurnhthed. Address F. F. DUN
NING., Portland, Me. Jylodt w
A POCKET BOOK cnntiilning a ship nfmnn.y r>t-d
name <»f E. C. Staples, Cap,- Elizabeth. Tli.
owner cun have the same bv calling on
jyl6d3t* Cumberland Foreside.
Hack *tuu<i.
ALL Orders lor liackine left at Cull bon & Colby’s,
6b Spring Street, will l*o ptumptiy ai id .tied to
by J. RYAN.
A SMART, active and intelligent young man to
act as news agent on tlm train. Reference and
a deposit required. Apply to C. R. CHISHOLM &
13RoS.. 369 Commercial Street. jy!6d3t
Gold Spwinclps Lost
AT Circus, yesterday afternoon. Please leave
them at THIS OFFICE and receive a reward.
J> ’t»___dit
Land Office, I
Bangor, June 3, 1874. f
PURSUANT to the provisions of “Resolve author
izing the sale ot Slate lands and timber’’ ap
proved March 4, 1874, the undersigned, l^uid Agent
of Maine, will sell at public auction at the City Hall,
in Bangor, on WEDNESDAY, I lie twenty-third day
of September next, at ten o’clock A. M., th- follow
ing described lands and interests in lands and tim
ber belonging to said State, viz. :
1. The following described lauds hold by the State
in fee and unconditionally, viz:
Township No. 4, R 5, W. B. K. P., Oxford County,
(No. of acres to be determined.)
N. W. corner part of Township No. 5, R 5, W. B.
K P., Oxford County, containing about 3788 acres.
Tract of land lying north of township No. 1. U 8,
W. B. K. I*., an«l west ot township No. 6, Range L\
N. B. K. P., Franklin County, (No. of acres to be de
Tract of land lying north of township No. 4. Range
6, Oxford County. (No. of acres to be detei mined.)
11. The following lands set apart and held by the
Township No. 3, K 9, YV. E. L. S., Piscataquis
County, 23,040 acres.
S. 4 Township No. 11, II10, YV. E. L. S., Aroostook
County, 11,521 acres.
YV. part Township No. II, K. 1T, YV. E. L. S.,
Aroostook Ccunty, 6,901 acres.
Township No. 8, It 18, YV. E. L. S., Somerset Couu:
ty, 23,883 acres.
Township No. 4, R 5 N. B. K. P., Somerset Coun
ty, 16,191 acres.
Township No. 4, R6 YV\ B K. P., Oxford County,
(No. ol acres to be determined.)
III. The right to take olf timber and lumber from
the following townships until 1884, as excepted in the
grant to the European and North American Railway
Company all in the County of Somerset:
Township No. 7, Range 16, YVr. E. L. S.. 24.745 acres
“ “ 8, “ 16, “ 24.118 “
“ *• 9, “ 16, “ 24.542 “
“ “ 5, “ 17, “ 22.056 *•
“ 4, “ 18, “ 30,>26 “
“ •* 6, “ 18, “ 23,691 “
“ “ 7, *• 18, « 24,343 “
“ r», “ 19, “ 16,D74 “
“ “ 19, “ 26,876 “
“ “ 7, “ 19. 24,i 95 “
All the foregoing townships are subject to the usual
reservations of lots for public uses.
IV. Also tie right to take ott timber and grass
from the public lots reserved in the following de
scribed townships and parts of townships, the right
to continue until the townships are organized into
plantations or incorporated into towns:
E. 4 township No. 9, R 3. YV. K. L. S..500 acres.
E. 4 township No. 16, R 3. W. E. L. >5.. 500 acres.
Township No. 8, li 4, YV. E. L. S., 1,000 acres.
Township No. 9. R 5, YV. E. L. S., l.o(K) acres.
N. 4 township No. 16, R 5, YV. E. L. S., SO0 acres.
Township No. 13, R 7, YV. E. L. S., 1,000 acres.
Township No. 14, R 9, \V. E. L. S., 1.000 acres.
Township No. 17, R 10, Y\r. E. L. S., 1,000 acres.
Township No. 19, It ll, YV. E L. S., 1,000 acres.
Township No..17, R 12, YV. K. I.. S., 1.UOO acics.
S. E. 4 township No. 18, R, 12. YV. E. L. S.. 2n0 acres
Township No. 15 R 13, \V. E. L. S., 1.000 acres.
Township No. 16, R 13, YV. E. L. S., 1,000 acres.
Undivided 4 T. No. 18. R 13, W. E. L. S., 500 acres.
W. 4 township N >. 12, R 14, YV. E. L. S., 500 acres.
Township No. 13, R 14, YV. E. L. S., 1.000 acres.
Township No. 15, R 14, YV. E. L. S., 1,000 acres.
Township No. 16. R J4. W. E. L. S., l,uuo acres.
Township No. 14. It 15, YYr. E. L S., 1,000 ac/es.
Township No. 11, R 16, YV. E L. S., 1,000 acres.
Township No. 11, R 17, YV. E. L. S., 1.000 acres.
Township No. 4, II7, YV. E. L. S., 1,000 acres.
E. 4 & S. W. T. No, 5, R 7, YV. E. L. S., 7£0 acre*.
Township A, R 8 & 9, YV. E. L. S., 720 acres.
Township No. 3, R 9. YV. E. L. S., l,0tK) acres.
Township No. 3, R to, .V. E. L. 8., 960 a«*res.
Township u. R 10, YV. E L. S., 756 acres.
N. 4, Township No. 4, R 13, W'. E. L. S., 500 ac res.
Township No. 9, R 14, W. E. L. S., 1,000 acres.
Township No. 6, R 15. \V. E. L S., 1,000 acres.
Township No. 8, It 15, YV. E. L. S., 1,000 acres.
Township No. 9, It 15, YV. E. L. S., 1,000 acres.
Township No. 10, R 15, YV. E. L. S., 1,000 acres.
Township No. 2, R 3, N. B. K. P., 960 acres.
S. W. 4, Township No. 3, R 3, N. 15. K. 1\. 250 acres.
Township No. 4, It 4, N. 15. k. l\, 666 acres.
Township No 3, R 5, N. 15. K. P., 1.000 acre?.
Township No. 4, R. 5, N. B. K. P., 702 acres.
nu. i, n in, u . . ii. o., l,i«W iU'ICS,
Township No. 8, R 16, W. E. L. S., 1.000 acres.
Township No. 9, R 16, W. K. L. S., 1,900 acres.
Township No. 10, R 16, W. E. L. S., 1,0» 0 acres.
Township No. 5. R 17, W. E. L. S., 1,000 acres.
Township No. 9, R 17. \V. E. L. S., 1,000 acres.
S. Township No. 2, K 1, W. B. K. 1\, 500 acres.
Township No. 4, Range 18, W. E. L. S., 1,000 acres.
Town snip No. 5. Range is, W E. L. S , 1,000 acres.
Town-hip No. 6, Range 18, W. K. L. S., 1,000 acres.
Township No. 7, Range IS, W. E. L. S , 1,000 acres.
Townsliip»No. 8, Range IS, W. E. E. S., 1,000 acres.
Township No. 9, Range 18. W. E. L. S., 692 acres.
Township No. 6, Range 19, W. E. L. S., 1,000 acres.
Township No. 7, Range 19, W. K. L, S., 1,000 acres.
Township No. 5, Range 19, \V. E. L. S., 737 acres.
Tract of land lying north of Township No. 1,
Range 8, W. B. K. P., and wist of Township No. 6.
Range 2, N. B. K. P., in Franklin Couuty, (number
ol acies reserved to be determined.)
A* Alsojthe following described lots reserved by
the Commonwealib or Massachusetts, in grants
made l*y it “for the future disposition of the Legis
lature,** and since tiansferred to this State; the
lots to be sold being thr.se so teserved in the follow
ing towns and townships, viz:
Bucksport. Hancock County, 390 acres.
Gore, adjoining Ells worth, Hancock County, 320
Charleston, Penobscot Couuty. 80 acres.
E. i Township No. 3, R 8, N. W. P. Penobscot
County, 160 acres.
Williaiusbuig, Piscataquis County, 3*20 acres.
Township No. 8, R 8, N. W. P„ Piscataquis County,
320 acres.
Kingtield, Franklin County, 320 acres.
Township No. 4, Range 1, W.Iv. K.. Franklin
County, 320 acres.
Township No. 3, Range 2, W. K. R., Franklin
County, ."*20 acres.
Township C. W. B. K. P., Oxford Couuty, 320
Township A, No. 1, Oxford County, .'120 acres.
Township No. 7, Oxtord County, 320 acres.
Kingsbury, Piscataquis County. 320 acres.
May Held, Somerset Couuty. 320 acres.
Kipley, Somerset County. 3.0 acies.
Township called “Sebooinook,” Somerset Couuty,
320 acres.
Township No. 1, Range 2, W. lv R., Somerset
County, 320 acres.
Township No. I, R 3, W. K. R., Somerset County,
320 acres.
Township No. 2, Range 7, W. K. R., Someiset
County, 320 acres.
Township No. 3, Range 7, W. K. R., Somerset
County, 320 acres.
The right is reserved to withdraw any ef the lots
from the sale in case there shall be found any doubt
of the right to sell.
Bius to be aiade tor spccilic prices jh>r acre in all
Payment to be made as follows, viz: For all sales
of timber and grass on lots reserved for publn: uses,
being those ol Class IV, terms cash. For all othei
sales, one-tliird cash, and the balance iu one and two
years, respectively, with interest.
No timber to be cut until permit is granted spec!
tying the price, and time ot payment, as provided in
said Resolve.
■ ■■•ll'I.'kiil ilikii’n I
12 1-2 cts. per Yard,
— at —
Horatio Staples’
New Dry Goods Store,
No. 78 Middle St.,
Japanese Poplins, at
12 1-2 cts.
Plaids at 12 1-2 cts.
Black and White
Striped Grenadines,
at 12 1-2 cts.
Bclainc at 12 l-2„cts.
Ah these goods are worth double the money, they
will be sold iu a very short time, and the tir^tr comer*
will have the best chanee. Samples sent by mail.
Horatio Staples,
78 Middle St,
iyi3_ dtfis
Clothes Cleaner!
Clothes Cleansed and Repaired on
Short ftotice.
Second hand Clothes Bought and sold. ju29eodtf
1UIE abnVe reward will lie paid lor information
leading to the conviction ot anv person tor let
ting out the water from my tanks on' Cross street an
Morrill’s wharf. W. H. HALL,
jrai__ .
has removed to 334 Congress Street. Office hours
lioui 2 to 4 P. M. jj y,:n j
A Splendid Miii li just I'l'i'i'ivi'il :it
NELSON & Co’s.
Ruchings, Ruchings
Ail Elegant Assortment at
NELSON & Co’s.
Silk Elastic Belting
— AND —
— AND —
In great variety at
NELSON & Co’s.,
297 Congress St.
Just above tin* Treble House.
jyll til w
Is prepared from the true Jamaica Ginger, combin' d
with choice aromatics and genuine French Brandy,
and is vastly superior to every Extract or Essence *»f
Ginger betore the public, all of which are prepsrt d
wieh alcohol by the old process. It instantly relieves
Cholera, Cholera Morbus, Crumps and
Pains, Chronic Diarrhtea, Dys
entery. and Cholera Inlau
tum, Diurrhu*ain Teeth
ing, and uM summer
Dynpcpnin, Fla'ulruey, Mlugginh lligm
tion, Waul. Tout and Activity in ibe
Slumurh aad BowpIm, Oppn**Mioa
After Dating, Kiniug of Food,
aud Miiuiiar Ailuieuts.
Finely Flavored, Purely Tiediriuni, it will
Destroy a .VI or bid Apjtelile for Intoxi
cants. Mlrrugtbeu laud I nvigornlf the
Orgaic* of Digestion,
Aud Build Up the My<*tem Enfeebled autl
Broken Down by Eonic Continued In
dulgence in * pirituons Eiquor*.
Is for sale by all Druggists and Dealers in Medfciue
General Agontw.
w. r. Phillips cV con
j. w. pi:itki\« iv cow
U ^ 1_l 4
» » JT*. ^ U 11 l .
1U024_ _ iyllMllw
of superior quality iu auy qaautity to
XTamiliee, I? ionics* and I?artieH.
S|moos and Plates furnished without charge. Or
ders may be left at
307 Congress Street,
.Mnnufnrlory. 170 iVorl, below Oxford NL
To loan on first class Mortgages iu
Porllsiud and Vicinity in
sinus to suit.
Real Estate Securities, paying 8 to 10 per
cent, inetrest free of Taxes. Investments in Heal.
Estate in Portland and vicinity, if jndicionsly
made, are the l**st and safest modes of euipioylug cap
ital. First elass seeurii ies always on band. Inieiesl
and principal collected without charge. Guarani kks
perfect tiileand ample security in a I its Beal Es
tate loans. Peal Estate investmenis and
improvements made»n commission amt on shates.
Kaukaulo palmer bought ami Bold.
Real Estate ami Loan Agency
Brown’s Itlock.
*16 ___ L’d n eodly
City Test Warehouse,
— AND —
Corner Congress Ac India streets,
ui:e. ii. loud.
Flour, Groceries & Provisions,
Frt**h Harden Vegetable* aud Fruit* ia
their St-nsuuM.
A Good Assortment of l'ure Coafectionerjr.
H^Gowla delivered in auy i art of the etty free of
The Steamer Charles Houghton,
will leave Custom flnti-e Wharf on anil alter Man
day next lor Utile Chebeague touching at Cushing'*
and Peaks’ Islands at 9 A. M. ami j.3n P. M.
ltei inning, will leave Lit lie C'liebeague at 11 A. \l.
anil I* \l
Faro lo t hrbrn^ui' and rrluru, - 50 cl«*.
Other l/amliiijj-, .... >43 ».
Jylliitt_W, W. HABIB
Feel Timber. Plnnk au«l KonriU forMhiu,
Kri«i«e, Fa. tury. Cor ami Iflouw
purpose?* on Wharl and at the Mills. The only a*
801 linent offered in Maine.
E3f~Or*ler8 by mail promptly attended too.
__ >H4it t
A MALE Teacher to take charge of the Higt.
School, Biddelord, Me. Applicants will he !■
quireu to furnish satisfactory evidence of having
graduated at soiuc N. E. College, and ,.f having In!
some extierience in teaching a school of the at«,v,
mentioned grade. Salary liberal. Applications to
be made prior to Ang. 10, A. I>.. 1S7I. Address
ivtOiitr 3 S. COMMITTEE.
■l-vl( ltl_Biddelord, Me.
“Sage Cheese.”
*)ust receive*l direct from Vermont,
Oii4» IIiiihIitcI Ko\os Sage* C Rccm*,
For t*ale by
JylliBlw* JFi Cemmerrinl Mirrrl.
.1« 4 *«l ItfOl 114*I ll0041.;
A meeting will be hchl in C- iiuuoii Council Room
City Hall, on TH UKSDA Y, .Inly 10. at lour «»YI. «■k,
1*. M,. to consider the Mibject of their Annual Fe»ti
val. A fall attendance is requested. Her order.
*1. U. J HOMPSON, Secret ary.
Portland, July 1). IS72. ^ lihl) w
SfMTial liBflciC
A>OWKLL A GRKEMOUOH are filing nice Two
IT Button Kbit* at 75 cU.; also Very Bebt in Black
an t Colors for #2.00. juolLtf
Cavalry Wanted.
MEMBKltS of First Maine and First D. C Cav
alry are requested to meet at (■ A. It. Hall.
Thursday evening, July 16th, at 74 o'clock.
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