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could participate except at the option of these oth
ers. It is idle to attempt the defense oi au act
which places a board with powers so eoucliisit e he
tween the Legislature and its constitutional power
and privilege.
Tlio act committed by the executive ‘ return
in'. board” In Maine exhibits every element of
despotism and every quality of tyrannical out
rage against Republican institutions that char- j
acterized the like acts in Louisiana, so forcibly |
condemned by the eminent iurist. It is if pos
sible, a more wantonly infamous proceeding.
11 has not even the color of plausible excuse
that was found ill the turbulent social condi
tion of Louisiana. Maine is not, as Louisiana
was in 187? and 1874, in a condition of social
turbulence and disorder, The people have
not manifested the indices of semi-barbarism
and unfitness for Republican institutions that
have appeared so plentifully in some sections
of the South. Its usurping executive can set
up no defense of bis outrageous behavior but
the naked desire to serve party dsmagogisin at
the cost of republican government. He stands
to-day before tlio American people self-branded
with an act of greater and less excusable politi
cal villainy than lias been committed elsewhere
in the country since the practice of executive
absolutism began to undermine the pillars of a
constitution republican in form.
What is the remedy? There is absolutely
none, hut the voice of public opinion that
shall condemn such acts of executive abso
lutism, and the policians and rings of partisan
oflioe-seekers they are meant to serve. That
tli • party whose sinister aims this executive
usurpation in Maine is meant to serve will not
profit by it, is a most rational opinion. Rut
the determination of the people ought not to
stop witii the punishment of the party that
seeks to attaiu its ends by methods so destruc
tive of representative institutions. It ought to
include such changes in our administrative
constitution *s would render executive usurpa
iou of the people’s prerogative more dangerous
to the usurper than it is now.
A Stab at the Mation.
The infamous crime perpetrated by the Gov
ernor and Council is a stab at the heart of tlio
Republic. Free institutions are impossible
without a free ballot and an honest count.
Preventing by violence or torro", the voting by
persons who have a legal rigiu. to tlio ballot
as everywhere in the South—or defrauding tlio
voters in the matter of counting or returning
votes fairly and legally cast, as the Governor
and Council of this State have done, is treason
against the State and Nation of tlio most dan
gerous character, and is a deadly' treachery to
Free institutions everywhere.
I do not think tlio language too strong to say
that the action of the Governor aud Council is
a villainy oi me ueepost uyu,
perpetrated by meu of a low moral nature, un
able to distinguish between right and wrong,
or by men utterly indifferent to all considera
tions of probity and honor. The Governor and
Council must not llatter themselves that the
indtgnation aroused in the hearts of all lionor
ablo men against their shameful act, will soon
pass away and that their treachery will bo for
gotten. Governor Garcelon and the members
of the Council, will pass into history, as tho
perpetrators of an infamous outrage against llio
nation in comparison with which the treachery
of Arnold was a virtue.
This act of the Governor and Council has in
it all the elemonts of tho lowest, basest crime.
It is a petty and contemptible swindle; it is
embezzlemeut of trust funds; it is defrauding
the helpless and defenceless of priceless treas
ure, confided to their safe keeping. It is also
fraud on a gigantic scale with all tho elements
of violence and outrage; and robbery of a whole
people of that of which men die to save. It is
an act which reduces the State, for tho time,
to a condition of slavery, depriving the peoplo
of tho right of self-government, to assert which,
the fathers waged an unequal war for seven
years, against the most powerful natiou in the
A man in giving a note to auothor for a val
uable consideration, purposely misdates it on
Sunday, and then refuses to pay because Sun
day is a dies non, and the letter of the law is
on his side. A man in giving a deed to another
for a valuable consideration received, purpose
ly omits the seals and calls witnesses to the sig
nature who are foreigners just ready to go home
never to return, and has the instrument ac
knowledged before one who is not and never
was a justice of the peace, and then repudiates
the transaction, keeping the price of it in his
pocket. A man is appointed as custodian of
an estate of minors; he plunders his wards in
such a manner that tho sword of justice can
not reach him, and coolly turns tho children
from their own door into tho street, and then
seizes their house as his own.
Meu lately in bondage eontido to tho keeping
of another whom they trust, their deed of man
UOOl , 1IO ucouujvo W1U moHuuivin
soils the victims of Uis treachery and villany
into slavery. Tire bitterness of their bate is in
tensified to them, by their repentance at hav
ing trusted a villain, and at the consciousness
that they were led into that fatal mistake by
their inability to read character, or by their
thoughtfulness in relation to it.
These instances of villany which I have
noted, are not Uopothetical, they have all trans
pired at times not very remote, and they mark
vory feebly my opinion of the act of the Gov
ernor and Council in disfranchising the people
of Maine. When Tweed was run to earth and
proved to have plunedred New York of mil
lions of money he said: “And what are you
going to do about it? Tho act of the Govornor
and Council in mv view is far worse than that,
because the atrocity of the act goes to the very
life of freo instutitions. Tho only reply which
they make to the public indignation is; “And
what are you going to do about it.”
Indignation meetings were held iu Dexter,
Fairfield and Gardiner last night. The feel
ing all over the state is intense and increasing
every day. Senator Blaine and Hon. William
L. Putnam wrote letters to the Gardiner meet
Secretary Sherman thinks it would ho un
wise for Gen. Grant to run for a third term of
the Presidency.
Chief Ouray finds it impossible to deliver
the Ute murderers whom the Government de
The Chilian minister in Paris denies the
reported victory of the allies over the Chilian s
at Tarapaea.
Gen. Gough, who is marc hing to the relief
of Gen. Roberts at Cabul, reports that he has
driven off the Ghilzais aud hopes they hav e
Tho South African war is pronounced to bo
War Dbp’t, Office Chief Signal j
Officer, Washington, D. C., [•
Doeoinhor 23, I A. M. I
For New England.
south and west i winds, warmer, partly cloudy
weather, stationary or rising barometer.
Ouray Fail3 to Accomplish the Surrender
of the Indian Murderers.
announced that he is unable to effect the surrender
of the prisoners demanded by the commissioners.
Ouray has given the White River Utes until the 23d
to deliver up the prisoners. This is his ultimatum,
ami if not complied with by that time he will call
for troops and assist them in the war against
Douglass and his tribe. Ouray says the feeling is
very strong against giving up the 1 ndians and is of
the opinion that the war faction will prevail. Ouray
is ready to assist the War Department whenever it
shall commence operations.
Marine Disasters.
London Doc. 22.—The American ship Corsica,
New York for this port, arrived off Scilly Islands
leaking badly. Jettisoned 2600 barrels of oil.
Schooner Henry A. Pauli is wrecked off the Is
land of Tristren D’Acunha.
New York, Dec. 22.—'The schooner Brookville,
from C inning, N. S., with full cargo of potatoes, is
ashore at Hart’s Island, full of water.
Washington, Dee. 22.—The consul at Vera
Cruz in a despatch dated Nov. 22d reports the
probable shipwreck of the American brig Nellie
Ware of XV w York on a voyage thence. Her crew
consisted of eight m u, all of whom are lost. Por
tions of the wreck washed ashore.
Lexington, Mich., Dec. 20. Propeller City of
Toledo went on the beach last night. The crew and
a few passengers are not yet rescued. Heavy sea is
running. _
The bullet which entered Mayor Kalloch’s chest
last A ugust has been extracted from his left arm
Wm. Burk, who murdered Alice Strickland in
June, 1S77, was yesterday sentenced to ten years in
State Prison.
Policeman Mohr of New York has been held in
$2000 on charge of killing John Slattery, whom be
brought to the station house as a drunkard with his
skull broken.
Hon. James Pendergrast, member of the last New
York legislature, died yesterday.
At the election in Sheffield, Eng., yesterday to fill
a vacancy in the Commons, Waddy (Liberal) was
successful by 47tf majority. There was great ex
citement and an unprecedented vote.
Tracy Tuttle of Eastport was knocked overboard
from sloop Annie at Flushing, L. I., yesterday, and
A caucus of Republican members of the Tennes
see Legislature adopted a resolution recommending
Gen. Grant for the Presidency.
John F. Edmonds ofJXewton, Mass., convicted of
forgery, was yesterday sentenced to five years and
six months in State prison.
Best’s brewery in Milwaukee, was burned yester
day. Loss $350,000.
The annual dinner of the New England Society
came off last evening.
Peace prevails in Venezuela. San Domingo and
St. Thomas.
An official despatch to Madrid announces that the
most important insurgent leader in Cuba lias been
The St. Petersburg Gazette says the Afghan re
volt is due to British cruelty.
Indignation Meetings All Over
the State. j
The Prevailing Feeling One of
Garcelon Snubbed by His Towns
AUGUSTA, Dec. 22.—A meeting of the Republican
State Committee and prominent Republicans from
various parts of tlie State was beld at Senator
Blaine's residence ibis evening. The question of
tho counting out business was discussed and the fol
lowing committee was appointed to advise and co
operate with the Republican members of the Legis
lature: Hon. Lot M. Morrill, Hon Nelson Tiiugley
Col. F. E. Heath. Col. J. W. Spaulding, Capt. C. A.
Bontelle, Col. J. T. Richards, Aldeu Sprague.
Garcelon Glorying in Hie Shame—He is
Snubbed by Respectable Citizens.
[Special Despatch to the Press.]
Lewiston, Dec: 22.—An indignation meeting of
citizens of Auburn and Lewiston to voice their detes
tation of the outrage perpetrated by the Governor
and Council is called for Friday evening.
Reports come to us from all through the county
of the deepest feeling relative to the state steal.
Hon. Robert Martin of Danville says: ‘‘You have no
idea of the indignation among our farmers. I can
ilnd hundreds of them all ready to shoulder the
musket at a day’s warning.” In _ this city and Au
burn good men generally condemn the outrageous
fraud. New developments serve to increase the fire.
Gov. Garcelon was snubbed on the street this
morning by many leading citizens and many old
friends refused to recognize him. He made a big
bluster in the DeWitt House Sunday and said he
had right on his side and he wasn’t afraid of any
person or party.
A Democratic alderman, and a pillar of the party
in this city, arose in his prayer meeting last evening
and announced himself thoroughly opposed to the
action of the governor, and intimated that here
after he should act with the Republican party.
Rev. Mr. Washburn, rector of Trinity church, a
Democrat, also condemns the steal.
Indignation Meeting in Bridgton To-night
[Special Despatch to the Press.]
Bridgton, Deg. 22.—There will be an indignation
meeting this evening on a call of the citizens of
Bridgton, Harrison and Naples, to protest against
the great outrage.
Indignation Meeting at Gardiner—Letters
from Senator Blaine and Hon. W. L.
Gardiner, Dec. 22.—In accordance with the call
issued this morning, signed by about two hundred
citizens, headed by Wm. F. Richards, Representa
tive elect, an indignation meeting against the steal
ing of the Legislature was held at Johnson Hall to
night, On account of the severe storm not as many
were present as would otherwise have been, people
from nuineious country towns in tuo vicimiy ueiug
unable to bo present; but what the meeting lacked
in numbers it made up in enthusiasm. Johu T.
Richards was chairman, and Treby Johnson and
Geo. W. Heselton secretaries; A. C. Stilphen, S. C.
Whitmore, W. F. Richards. David Wentworth and
Sumner Smiley committee on resolutions. Stirring
speeches were made and loudly applauded by the
audience. Lawyers, ministers, physicians and busi
ness men were represented by the speakers. Letters
were read from Senator Blaine and Fon. Wm. L.
Putnam. Tho following resolutions were adopted:
Whereas, Tho people of Maiuo, at their annual
election in September last, duly indicated their will
and legally chose their Representatives and Sena
tors to constitute the Legislature ot Maine for the
coming year; and, whereas, Alonzo Garcelon.regard
less of the will of the people so expressed by their
votes cast at said election, being counselled, aided
and abetted by his Council and other evil-disposed
persons, lias assumed the prerogative to ignore the
laws of the State and unjustly withhold Irom the
people their right to freely examine the records of
the people; has withheld and refused to issue certi
ficates of election to many persons duly chosen
Senators aud Representatives; has issued such cer
tificates to persons who were not elected to said
offices, and has thereby ordained and constituted a
Leg.slature in defiance to aud subvertion of the will
of the people of this State; therefore, as the expres
sion of the sentiments of tho citizens of Gardiner
and vicinity, here assembled, be it
Resolved, That all power is inherent in the people:
all free governments founded in their authority and
instituted for their benefit. They have, therefore,
the unalienable and indefeasible rigtit to institute a
government, to alter, reform or totally change the
same when their safety aud happiness requires it.
Resolved, That the Governor of the State is tho
servant of the people, not their master; that his
official oath requires him to take care that tho laws
be faithfully executed; that the Legislature alone
has the authority to suspend any law; that the Su
preme Court alone has authority to declare any law
repuguant to the constitution.
Resolved, That the assumption by Governor Garce
lon of powers vested by the constitution in the Leg
islature and in the Supreme Court is a usurpation,
and a usurpation acquiesced in is revolution.
Resolved, That our fathers iu framing our funda
mental laws assumed for all time that our chief offi
cers would bo honest, true to their manhood, true
to their oatbs{ true to tho laws, aud hence made no
specific provision for such evils as have here arisen,
but f'ey retained in the people, its source, power to
redress unprovided for wrongs on the part of their
chief servants. By all their teachings they enjoin
ed as a duty to resist unto death and to frustrate
any attempt to subvert our laws or deprive us of our
liberties, aud that all acts of usurped authority are
null and void, without binding force on the people;
that while manhood lasts they should never be sub
mitted to.
Resolved, That Alonzo Garcelon stands with his
Council and abettors arraigned before the people of
Maine in their inherent power, charged with the
high crimes of violation of his official oath; of usur
pation of the powers of co-ordinate branches of the
State government, indicated and chosen by the
I people for the ensuing vear.
Resolved, That we eail on every good citizen of
Maine iregardless of party affilaliou, to join with
us in denouncing and resisting this attack on the
rights and liberties of the people;- that we call
upon our Senators and Representatives who were
duly elected to said offices on the eighth day of
September, to present themselves at the appointed
place in readiness to fulfill the duties of their offices,
on the seventh day of January, aud we pledge them
full and sure protection and safeguard in the inhe
rent power of the people, from any forcible attempt
to carry into effect a threatened revolution; lastly,
we warn all persons who were not so elected to
count well the cost before they attempt to consti
virtue of any certificate of election emanating from
the usurped authority of Alonzo Garcelon, and
thereby become co-conspirators with him and his
Three cheers were given for Blaine and Davi9
and the meeting adjourned,
The following letter from Senator Blaine was read:
Augusta, Me., Dec. 22, 1879.
E. D. Haley, Eq?., Gardiner, Me.
My Dear Sir: Thanks for your kind note. I would
be very glad to attend the Gardiner meeting this
evening, were it not that I think the chief value in
all such demonstrations lies in the fact of their be
ing the voluntary, irrepressible expression of the
community that speaks. I have given my views in a
meeting of my fellow townsmen and I shall say
nothing elsewhere. If the people of every town do
not feel that their duty calls them to protest against
the great outrage committed by Gov Garcelon and
his Council, then it is idle to urge them by invita
tion or stimulate them by appeal. Town govern
ment is the bulwark of New England’s strength,and
it is the sanctity of town government that has been
outlawed,—the rights of towm government that have
been destroyed. Thirty-seven members of the Legis
lature fairly and indisputably elected, have been
counted out, aud in not a single instance did the
Governor and Council otter a hearing to the people’s
elect whom they had determined to sacrifice. The
dark deed was appropriately done in secrecy and
in stealth. Four or live who were threatened with
disfranchisement did, by urgent solicitation, receive
the privilege of appearing before the Star Chamber
Council, but they felt and knew that they were talk
ing to men who had prejudged their cause—men who
had no ear for reason aud no eye for light. Never
before in the history of Maine was a party in inter
est refused a full hearing before tbe Governor and
Council and a full opportunity to examine the elec
tion returns.
An accurate search into the records says that in
fifty-nine years there have been just, sixteen cases in
which the Governor and Council found the official
returns so fatally defective in form as to deprive the
candidate apparently elected of his certificate—av
eraging one case in a little less than every four
years. Gov. Garcelon and his Council find thirty
seven fatally defective returns in a single year: and
by one of those providential dispensations, or happy
accidents which only come to bless the just and en
courage the righteous, every one of those thirty
seven fatally defective returns was declared by a
Democratic Council to exist in districts that had
chosen Republican Senators or Representatives. One
of the gravest charges brought against G«orge III.
by our Revolutionary ancestors was that he had re
fused them the right to choose representatives
to their local legislature. But his majesty was in
formed in the immortal declaration that the “legis
lative powers” of a free people are “incapable of
annihilation.” If Gov. Garcelon and his Council
had. in imitation of George III., refused us the right
to choose a legislature the outrage would not have
been half so grievous as that which they are now
attempting to inflict on the people of Maine. They
lia\e gone far beyond George III., for they have re
fused to grant certificates of election to those who
were chosen by the people, and not stopping even at
that point they declare mat we must submit to aud
accept a legislature whose members the people spe
cifically and personally rejected.
Mr. Jefferson's recital of all the grievances that
led to the overthrow of British power in the thir
teen colonies presented none that were so galling
and so intolerable as that which Gov. Garcelon anu
his Council are now seeking to fasten on the people

>f Maine. Let it bo especially remembered that
toy. Gareelon and his Council do not even claim ,
hat they have knowledge of a single illegal vote in
my one of the yumerous towns whose returns they
lave rejected. They do not claim to show that any
rote was east without being counted, or counted
without being east, or that the people anywhere ,
roted differently from the returns made. They only ,
•laim that certain returns were defective on techui- ;
;al points, narrow andjimmaterial in themselves and :
jasily corrected under the laws of the state and j
benthey claim the right to set aside and disobey ;
ho»e laws. They hold the towns accountable for ,
aot complying with the strictest letter and the last j
exaction of one statute and then defiantly proclaim j
heir right to nullify another statute in the same |
xiok on the same subject. In other words they
'laim that the statute regulating the duty of town
jtticers shall be fulfilled to the uttermost and nii
mtest point, while the statute prescribing the duty
)f the Governor and Council may be set aside by a
sort of plenary power of dispensation extended to
Lem alone.
It has taken centuries to educate the Anglo-Saxon
race to submit to a majority of one, and the moment
we refuse to submit and attempt to overthrow a
popular election on any pretext whatever Republi
can government is imperilled if not lost. The na
tions of Latin origin have suffered the reproach of
uot being able to maintain a republic because the
party beaten at the polls would resort to the sword.
But terrible and calametous as this resource is it
has in it an element of manly daring that places it
hfbli above the despicable meanness of cheating the
people by a false count made liy the men w ho are
solemnly sworn to perform that duly faithfully, im
partially and honestly. Maine lias hitherto been
blessed by an honest government no matter which
political party was in power, and when the people
decreed a change the state administration has al
ways shown remly and chearful acquiescence in the
popular will. The Adams men yielded to the Jack
son men, the Democrats to the Whigs, the Whigs to
the Democrats' the Democrats to the Republicans,
and the Republicans to the present dynasty not
merely with readiness but with a chivalric courtesy
and good feeling that did much to remove the asper
ity of the preceeding contests. For the first time
in our history the party defeated at the polls re
fuses to obey the popular desire, soils the records of
the state with fraud and invites the reign of an
arch v. It is for the people whose will is despised to
find ilicir remedy and vindicate their sovereignty.
At this very point while the pen is in my hand and
the ink is not dry on the last paragraph, the letter
of Gov. Gareelon reaches me. 1 beg you to read it
with care and see with what emphasis the Governor
dwells on all the minute directions for the town offi
cers, and how he entirely avoids stating that equally
minute directions are prescribed by the same law
making power for the Governor and Council. Had
these directions been followed the technical oefects
in every return w'ould have been cured. But the
Governor and Council chose to disobey them and
went so far as to usurp the functions of the judi
ciary in declaring them unconstitutional. In his
letter to the public Governor Gareelon remembers
to forget all reference to this controll
ing fact in the’ whole case. 1 can
not withhold my admiration of the coolness
and complaisance with wLicli the Governor refers
the rejected Republican members to a packed
House and Senate for a final, adjudication of their
rights. After empaneling the sworn twelve with
necessary prejudgment of the case, the merciful
Governor turns to the innocent man who is wrong
fully and wickedly accused and harangues him up
on the virtues of trial by jury. It will be further
observed that Gov. Gareelon deals only in generali
ties. He does not give the reasons in the cases of
the thirty-seven victims wLo were counted out.
Democrats beyond the state solicitous for the honor
of their partv have demanded of Gov. Gareelon the
reasons for his extraordinary conduct and he seeks
to justify himself in their eyes by quoting the stat
utes of Maine, statutes imder which all returns
have been counted in previous years. The question
remains and recurs, how did Gov. Gareelon apply
.*„**<■ o i liim answer that, and when ll*n
orable Democrats outside the state ask him for
bread let him not give them a stone.
Very respectfully,
(Signed) James G. Blaine.
Address of the Executive Committee of
the Bangor Mass Meeting.
Bangor, Dec. 22. The executive committee
appointed by the great indignation meeting held in
this city Saturday evening have issued the following
address to citizens of the State:
“We, the undersigned, an executive committee
acting iin behalf of and by the authority of an indig
nation mass meeting of the citizens of Bangor and
vicinity, at Norombega Hall, Saturday evening, Dec.
20th, 1879, hereby invite and urge all good citizens
of the State to unite with us in taking measures for
concerted action to prevent the consummation of the
outrage perpetrated upon the rights and liberties of
the people, of the honor and fame of our common
wealth; the laws of our statute hooks have been
violated; the constitution of our state has been
overridden; the rights of suffrage have been tram
pled under foot; the functions of the courts and the
legislature have been usurped; the will of the peo
ple, by whose authority courts, legislatures and ex
ecutives are created, is contempuously set aside—
Great evils demand great remedies, and for this—the
greatest wrong ever committed under a free govern
ment—we believe that among the people of Maine
there are clear heads to discover and strong arms to
apply the means to render it of no avail.
For this purpose we ask your advice, assistance
and co-operation, that the honesty, intelligence and
patriotism of our people may become a living force
to carry out their will.
(Signed) CHAS. G. STEVENS, |
SILAS C. HATCH, i Banco”
CHAS. SHAW, Dexter.
T. J. PEAKS, Charleston.
JOHN L. CUTLER \ whiting.
L. J. MORSE. » YY U1UU&*
S. O. BROWN, Dover.
Indignation Meeting to be Held in Brewer
Bangor, Dec. 22. A call for an indignation
meeting to be held Tuesday evening in the Town
Hall, in Brewer, has been signed by fifty leading
citizens, and was issued this afternoon. The peo
ple’s indignation is very strong. Tho call is vigorous
in tone.
Dexter Aroused.—Forcible Resistance
Dexter, Dec. 22. Much indignation is expressed
here over the action of the Governor and Council,
and a disposition is shown to resist by force of arms
The Light Infantry company, which has been down
cast for the past year, has revived and reorganized
with full ranks, and commenced drilling. Its mem
bers make no secret of their willingness to do duty
Against the usurpationists. An indignation meeting
was held tonight. A report which seems to bo well
grounded is that Governor Garcelou has ordered a
return of the arms furnished by the State to mem
bers of the Piscataquis Battalion. As they are priva e
IUU JIAOII aaj fav***~ " --o
gusta unless they carry them.
Call for an Indignation Meeting in Dover.
Baxgor, Dec. 22.—A mass indignation meeting
has been called to meet in Mayo Hall, Dover, Tues
day evening, to denounce the counting out. Delega
tions will attend from all parts of Piscataquis
county. The call is as follows:
All law abiding citizens of Piscataquis county,
without distinction of party, desirous of recording
their opinion of the remarkable proceedings of the
Governor and Council iu overturning the will of the
people as expressed at the polls in September, are
invited to meet in mass meeting,” etc.
Signed by the leading citizens of the county.
A Big Indignation Meeting in Fairfield.
[Special Despatch to the Press.]
Fairfield, Dee. 22—A severe north-east snow
storm prevails here, but notwithstanding the storm
and cold, a largo nnmber of Republicans are gather"
ed in Fairfield Hall to enter their protest against the
gigantic fraud perpetrated at Augusta.
Representative Rowell Corrects One of
Augusta, Doe. 22.—The following was written
by Representative-elect Rowell of liallowell:
“My attention has been called to a report of the
indignation meeting in liallowell ou Saturday even
ing last, in which occurs the following paragraph:
“Representative-elect Rowell of liallowell, (Rep.)
afterward threw another fire-brand into the meeting
by saying that ho had been shown the returns by the
Governor and Council and they had given him every
courtesy possible for the careful examination of
them. 'He had no fault to find with that honora
ble Jxxly.”
Everyono who listened to my remarks on the
above occasion possessing tho least fairness of judg
ment will agree that my denunciatiori of the action
oi tiie uovernor auu cuum-u uuuo wuuwug
fraud, was full, explicit and in accord with the
speakers who had proceeded me. By request I re
ferred to my interview with the Governor on the
day previous to closing the examinations of the ro_
turns respecting the disfranchisement of Hallowell,
and said that personally I had been respectfully
treated, but that my entire sympathies were with
those who had been so basely defrauded of their
rights and denied, the privilege of examining the re
turns until after the verdict had been made up and
when no amendments would bo entertained. 1 no
tice the Argus report merely to’show to what oxtent
detached remarks may be seized upon by sympa
thizers with the giant fraud to fasten an entirely
false impression upon the public mind.
(Signed) E. Rowell.
Fire in Brunswick.
Brunswick, Dec. 22.—The cottage house on
Pleasant street, owned and occupied by M. H. Bail
ey, was burned last night with its contents. The
building was insured for §000, which nearly covers
the loss. The furniture was insured for §300. The
cause of the fire was a defective flue.
The Storm on the Kennebec.
Gardiner, Dee. 22.—A severe snow storm has
been in progress here since Sunday night and
changed to sleet Monday evening. The wind is
packing it into hard drifts. Trains were delayed,
country roads badly blocked and business generally
impeded. Monday morning the thermometer was
ten degrees below zero.
Disgraceful Affray in a Presbyterian
New York, Dec. 22.—A special from Pittsburg
says there was a disgraceful light in the Presbyter
ian church there last night between two factions,
one favoring Kev. Mr. Woodside and the other fav
oring another clergyman. Woodside attempted to
go into the pulpit when the other clergyman attack
ed him, and a general tight ensued extending
throughout the whole congregation. For a quarter
of an hour the battle raged furiously. Heads were
punched, eyes were blackened, arms broken and
women knocked down. The ycll6 and screams were
frightful. The police were called in and after some
difficulty succeeded in quelling the riot. Several
arrests were made. The church this morning pre
sented a sorry appearance. Pews were broken,
remnants of the gas globes strew the floor, hymn
books and Bibles were scattered in all directions
and a large quantity of hair pins aud bangs nave
been gathered up. The utmost indignation prevails
in church circles. The matter will be investigated
by the Presbytery and it is expected that there will
be some clerical suspensions. The rival pastose
.were in the thickest of the affray.
Jen. Grant and a Third Term—The Maine
Conspiracy. Etc.
NT w YORK, Dec. 22.- Secretary Sherman stated
ast night that he thought it would be unwise for
Jen. Grant to he run for a third term for the Trest
1'secretary Sherman says lie looks upon the action
,f Governor Garcelon and those associated with him
n this matter as a great outrage, but relies upon the
jeople of Maine to correct it without outside niter
' lie also thinks the coinage of silver should be sus
leaded, it would ho better to leave it diseretionarv
,vith the Treasury Department to coin sufficient to
need tile wants of the peoide.
Speech of Mr. Parnell.
I iinuon’ Doc. 22—Parnell, addressing a crowd at
D, ecus own previous to his departure for New
v ,rk vesterdav said ho hoped one of the results of
ffis vis?t to theUniteil States would he to show that
he hearts of Americans would boat warmly towards
Ireland, lie said that if Davitt was put on trial, or
if repressive measures were introduced in the Com
mons before I lie 1st of March when he intends to
1VI urn. lie would return immediately.
Cold Weather in France.
Paris Dec. 22.—A fund started by the Figaro for
the poor’ in Paris, lias reached a million francs.
The severe weather continues. Several deatns
have occurred in the street from cold and privation.
The river Seine is passable on foot at several poults
within tlio city.
General Gough Marching to the Relief of
General Roberts.
London, Dec. 22.—A despatch from Calcutta
says the ex-Ameer, Yakoob Khan, has arrived at
Meerut, confined under military and police guards,
but it is doubtful whether he will be kept there
long, as the proximity of Meerut to Delhi and to
other centres of Mussulman tradition renders it an
inexpedient place for the safe custody of Maliome
dan state prisoners.
A despatch from Candahar says the news from
Cabul excites neither surprise nor apprehension
here. The tribesmen who hitherto were preparing
the land for spring crops are now free from labor
for three months, and thus long the excitement msiy
be expected to last. No attempt ought to be. made
before spring to do more than to hold our positions.
Stewart’s command, on the whole line from Dadur
to Candahar, consisss of 0075 effective men. The
tribes along the line are quiet.
Calcutta, Doc. 22.—Gen. Gough reports that in
consequence of disultary attacks of Ghilzais it be
came necessary to engage them all along the line,
and that the Ghilzais were driven off, and he hopes
they are dispersing.
London, Dec. 22.—The Viceroy of India tele
graphs today as follows: Gen. Bright reports the
movement of reinforcements all along the line.
Gough marched yesterday for Cabul. lagwatullah
Khan, the Ghilzai chief who led the tribe in the re
cent engagament with Gough’s command, is report
ed wounded. His foliowes appear to be deserting
him. Keinforcements were sent to Sokka in conse
quence of the report that the Molimimds were as
sembling in that vicinity.
Rumored Capture of Mazatlan by the
City of Mexico, Dec. 13.—It is reported Mazat
lan has been captured by the Revolutionists and
American filibusters, but the report lacks confir
mation. The government proposes to renew the
leases of tho mints but the press generally show
great opposition to the measure. Bankers and mer
chants strongly oppose tho contemplated issue of
paper currency and their intrigues and manipula
tions are very patent. The government party carri
ed the election in Mexico and Vera Cruz.
Tarapaca in the Hands of the Chilians.
London, Pec. 22.—The Chilian minister at Paris
telegraphs to the Chilian consul here that tho pre
tended recent victory of the Peruvian and Bolivian
allies over the Chilians is officially denied. He says
th it the entire province of Tarapaca is now in the
power of the Chilians.
Portland Duilr Wholesale Market.
Portland. Dec. 22.
Tho following are to-day’s quotations of Flour,
Grain, Provisions. &c.
Flour. C!rafn.
‘Superfine.5 [email protected] 75, Yellow Corn,
Extra Spring..6 [email protected] 50 j car lots 09
XX Spring_7 [email protected] 60|H. M. “ 68
Patent Spring \ New Corn “ 66
Wheats.9 [email protected] 751 Oats, “ f>[email protected]
Michigan Win- Sacked Bran . 20 00
ter host.... 7 [email protected] 75 [ Mids... @24 00
Low Grade Corn, bag lots.. 70
Michigan....6 [email protected](» 75:Meal, “ .. 68
St. Louis Win- Oats, “ .. [email protected]
ter good.7 [email protected] 75 Bran, “ .. 22
W nter fair ..6 75a7 OOlMid’ngs, “ .. @25
Winter best.. .8 [email protected] 25 Rye, “ .. 110
Produce. 1 ProviaionN.
Turkevs. [email protected] IMess Beef.. 10 [email protected] 00
Chickens. [email protected] i Ex Mess. .11 [email protected] 00
Fowl. [email protected] j Plate 12 00al2 25
Fggs. @24 j Ex Plate..12 [email protected] 00
Sw. Potatoes. .3 [email protected] 50 Pork
New “ bbl 1 [email protected] Backs.. ..16 [email protected] 00
Irish potatoes, Clear.16 [email protected] 25
car lots_, [email protected] Mess.15 [email protected] 25
Onions, bl>l. 3 [email protected] 75 Hams. [email protected] 12
crate.>2 [email protected] 25' fiRnl.
Round Hogs... [email protected] I Tub, ib.8% @ 0
Cheese. I Tierces, ib $>..8%@ 8%
Maine. [email protected] Pail.10 @10^
Vermont. }2®14 Kegs.
N. Y. Factory. [email protected] Bennn.
Friis 'Pea.2 [email protected] 25
Oranc.es» Mediums.1 [email protected] 00
Palermo?,f>bx 3 [email protected]* 60 Yellow Eyes. .2 [email protected] 25
Valencia,1> case 12 00 Rutter.
lUlft Famllv.Dft.. 97(a) 39
Lemon | Store. [email protected] 22
Messina.4 [email protected] 00 Apple*.
Pale mo*.4 «<)©4 bO Green.1 [email protected] 50
Xutt Dried Western [email protected] 5
Peanut*— do Eastern.. [email protected] 61/*
Wilmington. 1 [email protected] 70 Sugar.
Virginia.1 [email protected] (52 Granulated.... @10
Tennessee... 1 [email protected] 35 ExtraC . @ 9%
Castana, |> lb.. [email protected] C. @8%
Walnuts, “ [email protected] Syrups. @o5
Filberts, “ [email protected]
Pecan, " [email protected]
€»raud Trunk Elevator.
The following is a statement of Grain at the Grand
Trunk Elevator, December 22:
Wheat. Peas. Oats. Rye.
Cars. Cars. Cars. Cars.
Balance in Elevator.. 142 45 13 11
Received. 9 10 7
151 Cl 13 18
Forwarded.1 3
Balance. 150 53 13 18
Foreign Export*.
SAGUA. Schr E E Pettengill—3307 shooks and
heads, 800 prs heading, 15,025 hoops.
Receipt* of Maine Cenral.
Portland, Dec. 20.
For Portland, 34 cars miscellaneous merchandise;
for connecting roads, 59 cars miscellaneous mer
chandise _
Daily Domestic Receipts.
By water conveyance—1000 bush Cornmeal to G.
W. True & Co.
Roslon Stock Market.
[Sales of the Broker’s Board, Dec. 22.]
First Call.
2 Eastern Railroad.. . 23%
New York Stock and Money Market.
New York,Dec. 22—Evening.—Money loaned be
tween [email protected] per cent, on call, closing 4; prime mer
cantile paper [email protected] per cent. Sterling Exchange
weak and demand reduced %c; actual business at
[email protected]% for long and 483V2 for short sight.
Governments quiet anu generally firm. State bonds
dull; La consols at 40. Railroad bonds generally
The transactions at the Stock Exchange aggregat
ed 328,000 shares.
xne ioiiowing are to-day’s closing quotations of
Government securities :
United States G’s, 1881. reg.104
United States G’s, 1881, coup.10G
United States new5’s, reg,.103Vs
United States new 5’s. coup. .103Vs
United States new 4Vz’s, reg.lOGVa
United States new 4Vs*s, coup.106 Vs
TTnit.pil Sitafps lii'W Xs.rw...103
United States new 4’s,.104
Pacific 6*s of 95. 121
The following were the closing quotations of
Stocks :
Chicago & Rock Island.140
Illinois Central. 97%
0.. B. & Quincy. 120
Chicago & Alton. 99%
Chicago x Alton preferred. ..117
New York Central.127
Lake Shore.100 Vs
Michigan Central. 91
Erie. 41
Erie preferred. 67%
Northwestern. 87Vs
Northwestern preferred.101%
Milwaukee & St. Paul. 72%
New Jersey Central. 80 Vs
St. Paul preferred. 98%
Union Pacific. 81%
Western Union Tel. Co.. .1013/s
* California mining Stock*.
San|Franci8CO, Dec. 22.—The following arc the
closing auotations of Mining stocks to-day:
A lpha. 6 Hale & Norcross— 5
Alta. 1% Julia Consolidated. 1%
Belcher. 1% Justice.10-32
Best'& Belcher. 7 Mexican.13%
Bullion. 2% Northern Belle— —
Ca';fornia*. 2Vs Ophir.14%
ChoJar. 4% Overman. 2
Consolidated! Va .. 3% Raymond. 29-32
Eureka Con.17 Union Con.33%
Crown Point. 1 Vs Sierra Nevada.14%
Exchequer. 1% Yellow Jacket. 6Vs
Gould & Curry. 3% Bodie—.. 8%
Grand Prize....... 11-32 Imperial. 5-10
Savage. 3% Potosi. 2%
Chicago Live Stock market.
CnicAGO, Dec. 22.—Hogs—Receipts 10,000 head;
shipments small; 30,000 head were on the market
this morning, 15,000 to-night: market excited and
20®25c higher, closing tamo; mixed packing 4 25
@4 50; choice heavy 4 5 @4 70.
Sheep—receipts 000; shipments 200 head; fairly
active and rather weak; fair to good 3 [email protected] 60.
Dome*tic market*.
New YoitK.Dec. 22—Evening.—Flour—Receipts
21,442 bbls; heavy and in instances shade lower,
moderate export and home trade; sales 10,500 bbls;
No 2 at 4 25® 5 00; Sup. Western anil State at 5 25
@5 75;extra~\Vesteru and State at 5 90®0 25; good
to choice do at 0 30 a 8 25; White Wheat Western
extra at 0 25®6 75; fancy do at 0 80®8 50; ex
tra Ohio at 0 10®7 75; extra St. Louis at 6 00®
8 50; patent Minnesota extra at 7 26®8 00; choice
to double extra at 8 10®9 00, including 3000 bbls
City Mills extra at 5 90®0 00; 2100 bbls No 2 at
4 25®5 00; 1100 bbls Superfine at 5 25®5 75; 1,
f»00buls low extra at 5 90 ®0 00; 3900 bSls Winter
Wheat extra at 0 00®8 2o; 4000 bbls Minnesota
extra 0 00®9 00, closing dull. Southern flour quiet;
sales 1400 bbls; extra at 0 [email protected] 86: choice at 0 90
@8 60. Rye flour dull at 5 30® 5 Ob for Superfine
Cornmeal quiet; Yellow Western 2 76®3|25; Bran
dywine at 3 30a3 35. Wheat-exports 102,400
bush; receipts 24,300 bush; cash quiet and steady;
future# about %c lower and dull, closing steady;
sale# 604,000 bush, including 112,000 bush on the
spot; ungraded Spring at 1 29® 1 42; No 3 do at
1 39® 1 40; No 2 quoted at 1 43 ^1 46; ungraded
Winter Red at 1 42® 1 53; No 2 do 1 5S;No 1 do at
1 68;ste»mer No 2 do 1 53; ungraded Amber 1 50
@1 60%; ungraded White 1 61; No 2 do at 1 49®
— II mt r-.nflimilli. I II. I ■ ■!■■■■» -
L 50; No 1 do, 12,000 busli at 1 53®1 54;No 2 Rod
December, 48,000 at 1 58; No 1 White for Decem
ber, 16,<>00 at 1 53. Rye quiet: State at 97. C?oru
—exports 138,302 bush; receipts 150,132 bush; the
market is unsettbd and prices without decided
change; sales 254,000 bush, including 158,000 bush
on the spot; ungraded at 02®66c; No 3 do <51 *4®
aG2c; steamer at 63%®63%c; No 2 at 04*4 ®65;
steamer Yellow 03% <z03%c; steamer December at
152%c, closing (52 *4c bid, 03c asked; No 2 tor De
cember 04Vs « 04%r, closing 04c bid, 65c asked;
January 01%®0iy8e. Out*-receipts 100,104
bush; lieav and about %c lower;sales 43.000 bush;
49c for No’.;':50c for do Wbite:5U® 5OVie for No 2:
51%®52< • » White: 50c for No 1; 53c do White;
Mixed W< m at 49®50c; White Western at 49®
51*4c; White State at 52c, tincluding toOOO bush
No 2 January 50c; 1000 do February 51%c. Su
gar firm and quiet :fair to good refining 7% a77s c;
Centrifugal 8*4® 8% ;retiiied less active but steady,
illolaauteti—Foreign nominal; New Orleans tirm
and quietjjat 35®47c. Pciroirusu quiet; crude in
bulk nominal; bbls 7%@83/sc; retined’at 8%. Tal
low quiet and unchanged. I’orlc stronger, rather
quiet; 450 mess on spot at 12 37*[email protected] 50. Liml
firmer and fairly active;850 prime steam on spot, at
7 72*4 for old, 7 85 new.
Freights to Liverpool dull; Wheat p steam 4.
Chicago. Dec. 22.—Flour quiet. Wheat is quiet
and weak; No 2 Red Winter 1 30% cash; 1 31 Vs®
1 31% for January; 1 32*4 bid for February; No 3
Spring ! 13*4®1 13%; rejected 97®98c. Corn is
dull, weak and lower at 39% c for casta ;40c for Jan
uary; 40*4c February; 4 5%c May rejected 37%c.
Oats dull, weak and lower at 34%®343/s for cash;
34*4c for January:35cFebruary: 39*4 for May; re
jected 32c. Rye firmer 79*4. Barley easier 88e.
Dressed Hogs stronger at 5 20,®5 05. Pork active,
firm and higher, 13 15 for cash; 15®17*4 Janua
ry; [email protected]*4|for February; [email protected] March. L ird is
moderately active and higher at 7 40 cash: 7 47*4
®7 50 for January; 7 GO®7 62*4 for February;
7 70®7|72*4March. Bulk Meats firmer; shoulders
4 30: short rib (> G5; short clear at <5 70.
Receipts—20,000 bbls flour, 104,100 bush wheat,
103.000 busli corn, 43,000 bush oats,<2,300 bush
rye, 19,000 bush barley.
Shipments-IG.OOO bbls flour, 21,000 busli wheat,
GO,000 bush corn, 17,000 bush oats, 5,500 bush
rye, 14,000 bush barley.
At the afternoon call of the Board, Wheat closed
firmer but not quotably higher.. Corn firmer and
*/se higher. Oats stronger and %@%c higher. Pork
fairly active and shadeuigher at 13 20 bid January;
13 40 bid February. Lard firmer, not higher.
St. Louis, Dec. 22.—Flour steady and unchanged.
Wheat dull and lower; No 2 Red Fall 1 34 cash;
1 [email protected] 36% for January; 1 40® 1 40%@1 41
for Feb; No 3 do at 1 25. Corn is lower at 35%®
35%c cash; 30y8®36*4c for January; 38% a38%
Feb. Oats lower at 36*4c for cash; 38c Febroary.
Rye quiet 81c. Barley quiet and unchanged; choice
[email protected] Pork firmer 13 25 asked cash;sales 13 35
Feb. Lard firm 7 25 bid. Bulk Meats slow.
Receipts—5,000 bbls flour, 43,000 bush wheat,
111.000 bush corn, 19,000 bush oats, 2,000 bush
rye, 11,000 oush barley.
Shipments—11,000 bbls flour, 5,000 bush wheat,
19.000 bush corn, 4,000 bush oats, 2000 bush bar
ley, 0000 bush rye.
Detroit, Dec. 22.—Wheat easier; No 1 White at
1 36 cash and December: 1 36*4 January; 1 40%
February; 1 44 March; No 1 milling 1 31.
Mobil Dec. 22.—Cotton quiet;Middling uplands
at 11*4 ®li : e.
New Orleans, Dec. 22.—Cotton in fair demand;
Middling uplands ll%c.
Memphis,Dec. 22.—Cotton dull;Middling uplands
11% c.
Savannah, Dec. 22.—Cotton quiet; Middling up
lands at 12c.
New York, Dec. 22.—Cotton quiet and steady;
Middling uplands I2*4c.
Kui*op<*&n Clarkes*.
London, Dec. 22—12.30 P. M.—Consols 07 3-1G
for monev and 07 5-1G for account.
London. Dec. 22—12.30 P. M.—American secu
rities—United States bonds, new 5s, lOGYs; 4l/2*
at 109V4; 4s, 100; Erie 41.
Liverpool,Dec. 22—12.30 P. M.—Cotton market
in moderate inquiry; Middling uplands at G 13-lGd;
Orleans G 15-lGd; sales 8,000 bales; for speculaiion
and export 1000; receipts 17,000, American 14,
Liverpool, Dec. 22—12.30 P. M.—Flour 10 [email protected]
13; Winter Yvbeat 11 [email protected] 10; Spring YYTieat 10 3
@11; Oaliforni average 10 [email protected] G; club do at 11 G
@11 10; Corn at 5 10; Peas at 7. Provisions, &c.,
—Pork GO: Beef 82; Lard 37 6; Bacon at [email protected];
Cheese at G5. Tallow at 37 G, at Lor Ion at 45.
Paris, December 22.—Rents 81f. 57 Vac.
Yeji d Powder received the Award at the Mechan
ics! air. Both are pure and standard articles, and
sold by most every grocer in Portland. Try them
and you will have no other. •
In this city, Dec. 18, by Rev. W. T. Phelan, John
* Freeman and Miss Mary E. Maguire, both of Port
In Palermo, Dec. C, Frank A. Bradstreet of Pal
ermo and Miss Amelia M. Overlook of Washington.
In Searsmont, Dec. 15, L. Sylvester of Lincoln
ville and Miss Emma Morrill of Belmont.
In Kockland, Dec. 11. Frank A. Crockett of South
Thomastou and Florence M. Staples of Stockton.
In Dockland, Dee. 9, Alonzo A. Fuller and Mary
B. Drinkwater.
In this city, Dec. 22, Michael Joyner, aged 32
[Notice of funeral hereafter.]
In South Thomastou, Dec. 7, Joseph Cummings,
aged 64 years.
In Rockland, Dec. 14, Maria S., wife of the iato
Elkanah Spear, aged 66 years 8 months.
In Rockland, Dec. 7, Laura J., wife of Wm. O.
Butler, aged 26 years 4 months.
In Wilton, Dee. 9, Albert J., son of (>eo. W. At
wood. aged 12 years 4 months.
Gallia.New York..Liverpool —Dec 24
Amerique.New York. .Havre.Dec 24
Alps.New York..Kingston.Doc 24
Erisia.New York..Hamburg —Dec 25
City of Montreal...New York..Liverpotd... Dec 25
Dominion.Portland.. .Liverpool— Dec 26
Saratoga.New York. .Havana.Dec 20
City of Alexandria New York..VeraCruz....Dec 27
Victoria.New York..London.Dec 27
Germanic.New Yrork..Liverpool —Dee 27
Ethiopa.New York. .Glaigow.Dec 27
Montana.New York. .Liverpool — Dec SO
Algeria.New York..Liverpool —Dec 31
Baltic.New York..Liverpool.Jan 1
Lake Winnipeg....Portland ...Liverpool.Ian 2
Circassia.New York..Glasgow.Jan 3
Republic.New York..Liverpool —Jan 3
Wyoming.New York..Liverpool.Ian 6
Scythia.New York..Liverpool.. ..Jan 7
Westphalia.New York.. Hamburg... .Jan 8
Brooklyn.Portland.. .Liverpool.Jan 9
Sun rises.7.34 I High water. 0.58
Sun sets. 4.25 I Moon sets. 2.58
MONDAY, December 22.
Scb. Alice T Boardmau, Lunt, Calais for New York
Steamship Eleanora, Bragg, New Y’ork — Henay
SebElva E Petteugill, Y’ork, Sagua—Fliinncy &
Ar at San Francisco 21st, ship St John, Smalley,
Liverpool via Callao; Edw O’Brien, Henry, do.
Ar at New York 22d inst, barque Mathew Baird,
Forbes, Cuba; schs Emeline G Sawyer, Point-a-Pitrc
Louisa A Orr, Orr, Bio Janeiro.
Ar at Delaware Breakwater 14th, barque Ocean
Pearl, Henley. Cardenas, (and left lor Philadelphia.)
Ar at Cardiff 2Uth inst, ship El Capitau, Lincoln,
Havre. . , „ .
Sid Deo 20, ship El Dorado, Brown, United States
Ar at Falmouth Dec 21, ship Standard, Percy, fm
San Francisco.
Sch Addie Jordan, Leavitt, from Georgetown, DC,
for Boston, with 600 tons coal, went ashore 6 AM,
21st, on Toddv's Bock. Boston harbor, where she
remains, fore foot off, bilged, and six feet water in
her hold. Probably a total wreck. Partly insured.
Sch F N Tower, with wreckers and tug, have gone
down to save materials. The Addie Jordan register
ed 376 tons and was built in 1873 at Saco, where
she was mostly owned.
Sch Presto, Colbeth, from Macbiasport for Boston,
returned to M ICtb in a battered and damaged con
dition, having got ashore in a thick snow storm.
She Is thirty years old and this is the first time sho
has met with serious mishap. She will be repaired
next spring.
Sch J II DcYVolf, (488 tons) of Providence, was
abandoned off Chatham 22d, and the crew landed
at No 14. Wreckers took possession of the vessel,
got her afloat, and started for Hyannis.
Brig Black Swan, of New York, from Mirngoane
for Boston, with logwood, got among tho breakers
off Chatham, 22d, and will be a total wreck. Crew
saved by station men.
Sell Edw A DeHart, Pinkham. at New Y'ork rom
Maracaibo, reports, Nov 1,6, on eastern end of Cuba,
had a heavy N E gale and sprung aleak, lost sails,&c.
Put into Nassau. NP, for repairs.
Sch Etta A Stlmpson, Martin, from Apalachicola ’
for Aspinwall, in going to sea 6th without a pilot,
struck on Dog Island Shoals and had to throw over
part of deckload to get off. She returned inside the
bar and sailed again 12th, (last reported for Phila
London, Dee 20—Barque Hattie G McFarland,
from Queenstown for Ipswich, has been towed into
New Haven witli loss of foremast, maintopmast,
and jibboom, by collision.
SAN FRANCISCO — Ar 20th, ship Wandering
Jew, Tapley, Bombay.
Cld 19th, ship Pactolus. Colcord, Queenstown.
NEW ORLEANS—Cld 12th, ship Melrose, Plum
mer, Liverpool.
MOBILE—Cld 19th, sob Ethan Allen, Blake, Bar
Ar 20th, sch Carrie S Webb, Hawkins, from Cape
PASCAGOULA—In port 17th, sch A L Butler,
Eaton, for Boston, ready.
PENSACOLA—Cld 18th, brig Julia E Haskell,
New Haven.
Ar 17th, sch Fred A Carle, Condon, Boston.
Cld 17th, sch Grace Bradley, Hupper, Boston.
Cld 19th, sch J P Wyman, for Boston.
FERNAND1NA—Ar 19th, barque Alice, Dyer,
New York, to load for Natal.
JACKSONVILLE—Ar lGth, sch Lois V Chaples,
Chaples, New London.
TYBEE, GA—Ar lGth, sch C W Lewis, Allen, fm
New York.
Ar 21st, ship Pleiades. Wood, Lisbon.
GEORGETOWN, SC-Cld 17th, sch Dora French,
French, Point-a-Pitre.
SMITHV1LLE, NO—Ar 18th, sch E H Drum
mond, Higgins, Deep Hole, LI.
WILMINGTON NC—Ar 20th, sch Belle Brown,
Hunt, Rockland.
BALTIMORE—Ar 18th, sch Hattie MeG Buck,
Woodbury, Georgetown, SC.
Ar 19th, sch Koret, Dunham, Cold River, NY.
Ar 20th, barque John Zittlosen, Merrimau, from
Cld 20th, sch Hattie L Newman. Dorr, Port Spain.
Sid 19th, sch Isac Oi beton, for Portland.
PHILADELPHIA—Ar 19th. schs Veto,Eggleston,
Portland; White Foam, Dix, Boston.
Cld 19th, sch Catawainteak, Kennedy, Dighton.
Ar 20th, brig Jeremiah, Ford, Sagua.
NEW YORK—Ar 20th, barque David Babcock,
Colcord, Rio Janeiro 49 days; schs E A DeHart,
Pinkham, Maracaibo; Maggie Dalling, Bailing, Car
denas 11 days; Ida A Thurlow, Young, Grand Me
nan; J W. Sawyer, Orchard, Portland; Terrapin,
Wooster, New Bedford; Maud Mallocb, Bickford,
and Louisa Wilson, Springer, Providence.
Ar 21sst, barques Kennard, Downing, Buenos
Ayres; Matthew Baird, Forbes, Cardenas 8 days;
sclis Louisa A Orr, Orr, Rio Janeiro 60 days; EG
Sawyer, Lamsou, Point-a-Pitre ; L B McNicLols,
Fanning, St John, NB.
Ar 22d, sch Edith B Coombs, Coombs, Jacmel.
Cld 20th, brigs Sparkling Water, llichborn, Cien
fuegos; Goodwin, Googins. St Jago; F H Todd, Mc
Guire, Pensacola; sell E H King, Bunker, Florida;
Trade Wind, Gray, for Richmond, Va; Mazurka,
Holmes. Boston.
Passed the Gate 20th. sch* Eagle, from New York
for Boston; W Freeman, do for Allyn’s Point; DH
Ingraham, Hobokeu for Boston; Pavilion, Weehaw
ken for do; Marion Draper, Port Johnson for Port
land; Sardinian, do for Boston; M B Mahoney, and
Empress, do for Salem; Sea Foam, fm do for Provi
dence; Chase, Amboy for Boston; Ada 9 Allen, do
for do; Xhos|Hix, do for Salem.
PROVIDENCE—Ar 20th, schs Alice Oakes, Mars
ton, Port Johnson: Flora King, Bickford, Calais.
Sid 20th. sch Abbie S Emery, Emery, New York;
Maria Adelaide, Kent, do.
Sid 21st. sen J F Carver, Wall, New Y oik.
APPONAUG—Ar 20th, sch Volant, Murch, South
D1GHTON—Ar 19th, sch Emma W Day, Pendle
ton, New York.
BRISTOL—Ar 20tli, sch Pulaski, Ileiulersou,
Rockland. ,
FALL RIVER—Ar 18th, seh Jennie Rogers, Chad
wick, Amboy. , _ . .
FALL RIVER—Sid 19th, sch Robt Foster, Leigh
ton, New Y’ork.
SOMERSET—Ar 18th, sch Ella Prcssey, Y errill,
PAWTUCKET—Ar 20th, sch Only Son. Meador,
Hoboken. _ ,
NEWPORT—Ar 20th, sch Sarah Y\ coster, I>ol
liver, Providence for New Y'ork. I
HY'ANNIS—Ar 19th, sch Fair Dealer, Dodge, fm
Mason’s Island for North YVcynioutli.
VINEYARD-HAVEN—Ar 19th, sclis Sam’l Nash,
Rich, Port Johnson for Boston; Allie Oakes, Beal,
Rockland for New Y'ork; E C A1 en, Meady, Bath
for Baltimore.
Sid 19th, schs Elvira, Eben Fisher, Alexandria,
Fannie & Edith, Dolphin, C A Ropes, G YV Rawley,
Charlie Steadman, and others.
EDGARTOWN—Ar 19th, schs Laura T Chester,
from New York for Camden; Ned Sumpter, Rock
land for New York.
In port 19th, schs Silas McLoon, Spear, from New
York for Salem; Charlie & Willie, do for Portland;
Ella, do for Salem: Lucy Baker, Amboy for Boston;
S P Adams, New York for Salem; Willie Luce, Bal
timore for Boston.
Also in port, schs Bedabedcc, Knowlton, Malden
for Boston; Idaho, Peck, Now Y'ork for Boston;
Ruth Hodgdou, Elbridge Gerry, Susan, James Free
man, John Janies, Telegraph, Moses Eddy, S J Lind
sey. Senator Giimes, America, Mabel Hall, Ruth
Taplcy, and the arrivals of the 19th.
BOSTON—Ar 21st, sch9 Boston Light, Boardman,
Camden; Good Templar, Talton, Portland.
Ar 22d, schs Caroline C, Ober, and Eben Fisher,
Reyuolds, Hoboken; Fannie & Edith, Chapman, do;
Gray Eagle, Sawyer, and Katie Mitchell, Oliver,
New Y'ork.
SALEM—Ar 18th, schs C A Sproul. Sproul, Perth
Amboy; Telegraph, Thorndike, Port Johnson; Hat
tie L Curtis, Bartlett, do.
Ar 21st, schs Alexandria, Falkingham, fm Perth
Sid 20th, brig Addie Todd, Corson, Calais.
NEWBURYPORT—Ar 19th, sch J B Knowles,
Pinkham. Hoboken.
CALAIS- Ar 18th, sch Gamecock, Robinson, from
Sid fm Santander 15th inst, barque Ada F rosbv,
Austin, United States.
Shi fm Trapani Dec 3, barque Ada P Gould, Oakes
Ar at Greenock 19th inst, brig J C llazeltine,
Nickerson, from Sonrabaya.
Sid fm Liverpool 19th invt. barque Caprera, Bcn
yon, United States.
Ar at Ryde, 1 \V, 19th inst, brig R B Gove. Pascal
New Y'ork for Antwerp.
Ar at Montevideo Nov 17, barque Mary Rideout,
Gibsou, Calais.
At Ria Janeiro Nov 25, ships C F Sargent. Ather
ton, from Cardiff, ar 19th; Alexander, Cotton, from
do, ar 22d; barques Will W Chase, Dermott. and
Mendota, Whitmore, unc; brigs Amy A Lane, Costi
gan. for New York; Edith Hall, Lcventer, and An
Oct IS, lat 6 N, Ion 24 W, barque Commodore,
Blanchard, from New York for San Francisco.
Oct 24, at 13 N, Ion 27 W, ship J B Brown, Keaz
er, from Cardiff for Bombay.
Dee 14, lat 30 30. Ion 70 30, barque Sarah, from
Buenos Ayres for New York.
Dec 14, off St John River, Fla, sell II A Re Wilt,
from Oardiner for St AuguStinc.
Children’s Band and Stone Rings,
McKEJJHEY’S, • 531 Congress Street.
dels sndlw
l>usiiiu, Klnsiing & Mining Ponder, Fuse,
Cups pud Electric Bla.tiag Machine*.
Agent for Laflin & Rand Orago Powder Co.
T*. 53: 53^nT7'l3B,
Cor. Federal and Temple Sts., Portland.
del9 sndlw
Dont buy worthless imitations of the
Peep o’Day Alarm Clock but buy the
genuine article, at MeKENJiFY’S
531 Congress Street.
dels snlw
Christmas Goods
1*7*7 Middle Street,
(First Door from Exchange,)
Have in stock for the Holidays
Gold and Silver Watches, a fine
lot of Finger Kings, Ladies’ Gold
and Plated Neck Chains and
Lockets, Bracelets, Cuff Buttons,
Sets, Ear Kings, Gold and Silver
Thimbles, Silver Napkin Bings
and Itlugs. Solid Gold and genu
ine Amethyst and Garnet Stone
Kings for $2.00, $2.25 and $2.50
each. Peep O'Day Alarm Clocks
and all other Clocks lower than
any place in the city. Don’t forget.
l»y Middle Street, Firm Door from Et
dels change Street. dsnlw
We have just closed a contract with a
large Cotton Mill for all the
— OF —
Unbleached Cottons
Made daring the next year. They will
be shipped to us about the first of each
A sample bale is now in stock and will
be sold at
Eastman Bros.

delO sndtf
Solid Gold Amethyst and Garnet Rings
ONLY $2.25,
at MeKEYYEY’S, 531 Congress Street.
del 8 sndlw
No. 517 Congress St.,
a largo assortment of
— AND—
«F ewelry,
Large Stock of
Neck Chains, Lockets, Pendants,
Gold and Pine Plated Jewelry,
Amethyst, Cameo, Tur
quoise, and Rand Rings.
Ladies' Gold Watches, Gent’s
Stem Winding Watch $8.50.
Rogers’ Plated Table
Knives $3.50 per Dot.
del8 spdlw
■J. 33. Cheney cfc Co.
238 MIUUI.E ST.,
del3sn2\v Over JHLuy’s Drug Ssore.
is the best at its price in the
city. For sale at
Schlotterbeck’s Drug Store,
Opru Twenty-Tour Hour* a Day.
deco endtf
Ladies’ and Gents’ Gold Watches
MeKENJfEY’S, 531 Congress Street.
dels sndlw
Lute of S. M. I'ettecgill & Go.
Newspaper Advertising Agent,
Sond for list of 100 choioe Newspaper*.
curative remedies have already worked their ;
way into every hamlet where the English lan
guage is spoken. That the reputation ol and
demand lor such remedies as these are,
should extend and increase, could not ho other
wise. THERE IS NO PAIN, soreness or
swelling which they will not alleviate. There
aro but exceptional cases of constitutional
humors and distorted joints, which they do not
euro, and nouo they will not benefit. They
are SOOTHING, absorbing and emollient.
They EXTRACT THE PAIN from and heal
burns and scalds without scars. For RHEU
MATIC AFFECTIONS, rains in tho back,
stiff joints,wounds, strains and eruptions, they
preparations aro of two kinds, the FAMILY
and the ANIMAL Liniments. Being univer
sally adapted to the external ailments of man
and beast, the name of tho IIALF-HORSE
and HALF-MAN Centaurs was naturally at
tached to them. Thoy perform cures never be
fore effected by any remedy. Undoubtedly
inoro of them are sold than of all oilier lini
ments, ointments, oils, embrocations, plasters
and so-called pain-killers combined.
Tljo WHITE Centaur Liniment cures Rheu
matism, Sciatica, Lumbago and Tic doul
IT RELIEVES Neuralgia and ail kinds of
IT HEALS wounds, sores, galls and pois
onous bites.
IT CURES Itch, Pimples and Salt Rheum.
IT SUBDUES inflammation and pain.
IT CURES broken breasts and sore nipples.
BOILS, FELONS, ETC., aro rendered near
ly painless,
CONTRACTED CORDS and stiff joints are
Mbs. L. Kirby, 800 Eighth Avenue, X. Y.; Ilad
Rheumatism and Erysipelas 7 years Cured;
Total cost; one dollar.
R. F. Stobo, 105 W. 21st., X. Y.; Inflammatory
Rheumatism; ankle supppurated; foot turned black;
amputation recommended. Cured aud leg saved
by two dollars worth of Centaur Liniment. Had
spent several hundred dollars with physicians, aud
for other remedies.
Jacob Byrd, Bellfair, Va., hobbled o« a crutch
six years. Maturated sore leg. Cured. Cost; 50c.
Mrs. Catherine Lynch, South Boston, inflam
matory rheumatism; bands, feet and nts
drawn out of shape. Cured. Cost: one dollar.
R. IIance, 67 years old. West Windsor, Eaton
Co. Mich.; Rheumatism lO years. Cured.
Cost: one dollar.
P. T. Barnum, the celebrated showman, says:
“My teamsters and veterinaries speak in the highest
terms of the Centaur Liniments.”
“The Yellow Centaur Liniment is the best
remedy ever in our stables. We have used it upon
hundreds of horses.” Signed:
H. Marsh, Supt. Adams Express Co. stables, N.Y.
E. Pultz, Supt. U. S. Express Co. stables, X. Y.
X. S. Olln, Supt. National Exp. Co. stables, X. Y.
P. McGrath, Esq., the great Kentucky horse and
mule breeder, says: “Nothing to be compared with
it (the Yellow Liniment), has been used on my
Ten thousand similar testimonials could be added.
There s no doubt no uncertainty as to what
the Centaur Liniments will do. They perform more
than is .advertised for them every time. They are
reliable, they are cheap, and they are everywhere
The C'cntaur Co., 40 I>ey St., N. Y.
The great success of Pitcher’s Castoria is be
cause of its pow'er to as«:milate the food iu the
stomachs of children. Thus, nour cure, vomiting,
wind-colic and diarrho?a are prevented. Castoria
contains neither mineral, morphine, nor alcohol.
Unlike Castor Oil it is as plenaaut to take as
honey, and unlike narcotic Syrups, it is harmless.
It allays feverishness, and is death to worms. When
the child has health, the mother can rest.
The most important di*covery in medicine
since vaccination, is that of a real cure foi* Ca
tarrh, by Dr. F. W. Wie De Meyer, ofN. Y. A
pamphlet containing facts and proofs of the work be
ing performed by the wonderful remedy, can be ob
tained gratis of Messrs. D. B. DEWEY & Co., agents,
40 Dey St., New York. The testimonials therein
contained aro the most remarkable on medical
record. The Cure is delivered at $1.50 for single
package, or 6 packages for $7.50. Send for Dr. W’s
pamphlet. mhl8dlawT&weowl3
We have just bought man
ufacturers’ stock and offer
One Lot Boys’ Ties - 10c
(4 44 44 _ J
‘4 44 44 44 _ J ^
44 44 44 44 _ 04)
44 44 44 44 _
“ “ Men’s “ - 25
44 44 44 44 „ ^.g
44 44 44 44 _ «6
44 44 44 44 _ |j|
These are all first-class
goods which will he found
much under usual price.
Owen, Moore & Co.,
delO tf
Iii Great Variety
As the most desirable articles are
the first to be selected. ^
Merrill & Co.,
oc7 eodtf
Has for silo the following celebrated instruments:
Chiekering & Sons.Liudeman & Sons Cycloid Grands
Weber, knabe, McCammon, and those of other em
inent makers.
The best assortment of loading pianos to select
from in New England, and sold at extremely Low
Prices. Ware Looms at
BAILEY & NOYES, Exchange St.
JEyCuning attended to as usual. noleodly
Cleveland Marston,
Have juKt received for the Holiday Trade
a fine assortment of Portable Stands, Drop
Lights, Lamps, Shades, Acid and Cat
Globes. Bronzes «Sre. dilWlw
Advertising Agency,
10 State St., I 13T Park Hoar,
Eitimatea furDiahed gratia for Adrertlaiug la
Newspapers iu the P til ted state, and British Brov
H. i. PAYSON & CO.,
No. 32 Exchange Street
au2S ‘ eudtf
FirstAIorjgage 7 percent. Uonds
DEE 1917.
Issued at $12,000 per ndlo of completed road;
§10,000 cash per mile already paid in on stock sub
scriptions and expeuded in construction.
Principal and interest payable in New York, cou
pons April and October.
We oiler a balance of $500,000 of these bonds a»
00 and interest, re: erving the right to advance price
without notice and recommend them as a safe invest
A ME K .MAN & Bl’RWELL, Hankers, •
deSdlm NO. 10 BROAD ST., New York.
Life Insurance'
MONEY TO LOAN on life and endowment
insurance policies; the same bought atreasonable
rates. Address
nollsndtf P. O. Box 1010, Portland, Me.
(Members N. Y. Miujjig Board,)
Dealers aud Brokers in
3STo. 34 Wftil St.,
w. II. Stepiiensox, J. L. McKeeveb.
REFERENCES: Cashier Phoenix National Bank,
New York; Cashiers of all National Banks in Port
land, Me.; Cashier Second National Bank, Bangor,
Mo. de2dtf
min (MnOm Invested in Wall St. Stocks make
iplU lU tj) I UUu I fortunes every month. Book sen
free explaining everything.
Address BAXTER & CO, Bankers, 17 Wall St, N. Y.
iei4 uu«5«vwijd
Swan & Barrett,
ISO Middle Street,
Dealers in'Government, Munici
pal and Railroad Securities.
I S. “Called” Bonds CASHED or
exchanged on favorable terms.
ja2 sneodtf
Great Closing Out
— OF —
Millinery Goods.
Entire Stuck larked Down!
Fortner Price $1.00, uow 30 cent* per yd.
Our 75 rent Velvet now 40 cent, per yard
«• SI'OO “ “ 65 “ “ “
■I 1.25 « “ 75 “ “ “
ii 1.50 “ “ SS “ “ “
Fortner Price $3.50, now $2.25 per yard
Our $1.50 Velvets uow.$1.00
(i t£.00 ** 1.50
*« -j.ao “ i./5
« 3.00 “ S**5to
u urn .-uu/o.
$1.35 per yard and upward*.
in all the now anil desirable shades.
Our $1.50 Satins doit.$1.50 per yard
« £.00 “ “ i.dO “ “
at the wholesale price.
the largest assortment to be found in the city.
Our $1.50 Hats now.8 *90
« £.00 “ “ l.£3
former price $3.00, now $£.00.
only 75 cents
only 50 cents.
only £0 cents.
only £5 cents.
Our entiro line at the wholesalo price, 35c to $tt.
per buuch; three (3) tips in a bunch.
All shades for $3.50 per hunch; former prico $4.
lu matin, tiro, drain and Fancy.
Also a large variety of
u^=Come Early aud avoid (he Crowd !
463 Congress Street,
Pooriixg Bloclx.
Special Bargains
Lace and Si lies, Bows, &c,
495 Congress St.
de20 d3t
Faience Lamps
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