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THURSDAY MORNING. MARCH 29.
the press.
May be obtained at the Periodical Depots of N. G.
Fessenden, Marquis, Bronell & Co., Andrews, Arm
strong, Wentworth, Hodsaon, Robert Costello, For
est City Nows Stand, .Jewett, Bose, Hilchings
& McFarlaud, Watson, Strange, Stinson, Boston
& Maine ttepot, and Chisholm Bros., ,o» all trains
that ri*i out of the city.
Auburn, Willard Small & Go.
Augusta, -I. F. Pieree.
Bangor, Bangor News Go.
BarHarbor, F. S. Jordan.
Bath, J. O. Shaw.
Biddoford, F. M. Burnham
“ A. L. JeUereon.
Bruuswiclc, B. G. Dennison.
Cumberland Mills F. a. VerrilL
Damartlsootta, E. w. Dunbar
Freeport, W A. Mitchell.
Fryeourg, R. C. Hannon.
Fairfield, E. H. Evans.
Farmington. D. H. Kuowltoo.
Gardiner, Palmer Sc Co
Gorham, Jas. H. Irish A Go.
Hallow ell, C. L. ipauldlng.
Lewiston, Chandier A Estes.
CITY AND VICINITY.
[Fob Other Ipcac Mattbh see Fiest Page.]
new ADVERTISEMENTS TO-DAf
MISCELLANEOUS NOTICES.
Health Lift—201 Middle stroet.
Hosiery—Owes, Moore Sc Co.
NEW ADVERTISEMENTS.
Hosiery—Owen, Moore St Co.
In Insolvency
Lost— Dog.
Wanted—Horse.
For Sale—House.
Ice—Burnham A Co.
Meeting—Masonic Relief.
Hosieri—Eastman Bros. A Bancroft.
For Sale—Real Estate.
To the Elite—Mods. A. Morel.
AUCTION SALES.
Furniture—F. O. Bailey A Co.
Rev. J. F. W. Ware, D. 5. Boston.
The Health-Lift is the gradual, easy, com
plete waking up of every torpid moleculo in
brain, iiver and blood, the sending through
and possessing the entire man with a new
sense, a re-creating him then and there, so that
he turns from bis few minutes at his Lift a
new creation.
It rouses the universal lethargy of the body;
it sends the stagnant blood to the places nature
intended 't for; routs it from its hiding, its
loafing places, and sends it to its duties; it re
moves surplus fat or distributes it; it decreases
the girth of men growing portly, and increases
the girth of the lungs of men growing hollow;
it helps digestion, increases the power and en
durance of the voice, and sale one up general
ly. It is the best or rest. -Rooms 201
Middle Street, Portland, Me. mcb2il(Rf
Owen, Mooef. & Co. have received their
new Spring Hosiery, nearly all of which they
import direct thereby securing exclusive and
Choice designs and colorings to suit their own
taste. _
we have tins day received one oi
the best cargoes of oysters that ever came
from Virginia. From this date until the close
of the clyster season we can furnish any
quantity, fresh opened by the gallon or any
number bushels in tte shell. Another cargo
in a few days.
Tuimoxs & Hawks,
mar20dlw 181 Commercial Street.
“Going, going, gone.” said the auctioneer
“Going, going, but saved,” said the man who
was cured of a violent cough. Adamson's Bo
tanic Cough Balsam did it. Trial size 19 cts.
If you do not feel well try the Health Lift.
Rooms 199-i Middle Street, Portland, Me.
Municipal Court.
BEFORE JUDGE GOULD.
Wednesday.—Mary Joyce. Malicious mischief.
Fined $5 and costs.
Patrick Mention. Intoxcatioo. Fined $5 and costs.
Paid.
Patrick Ilaurahan.Search and seizure.Fined $190
and costs- Appealed.
Brief Jottings.
Rain yesterday morning. Partially clear in
afternoon. Mercury 38° at 8 a. m., 42° at noon,
39° at sunset; wind northeast.
Grand Master Silas W. Cook of Lewiato11
and Grand Secretary Joshua Davis of this city
visited Knox Lodge of Odd Fellows at Rock
land Monday evening, and instituted a new
lodge at Camden Tuesday evening.
According to instructions from the post
office department the Portland post office was
closed yesterday afternoon from 2 to 5 o’clock,
daring the faneral of Postmaster General
Howe at Kenosha, Wisconsin.
A break in tue sewer caused some damage
to W. L. Wilson & Co.’s cellar. Two engines
were employed yesterday morniDg to pomp
out tbe reservoir, preparatory to mt .ding tbe
break.
Mr. Brackett, tbe trunk dealer on Middle
street, complains at the police station that a
harness has been stolen from him by George
Howard, formerly in his employ.
We have received hom W. E. Chandler the
Apollo for February and the Illustrated
Popnlar Songster.
There will be an important meeting of
Bramball Lodge to-night, when, it is hoped,
every member will be present. Members 0/
other lodges K. of P. ate cordially invited.
Consecration meeting thi3 (Thursday) alter
noon at 3 o’clock at Friends’ meeting house,
Oak street. All are invited.
The youth’s gospel temperance meeting will
be held at the Mission this evening at 71
o’clock. All are invited.
The Transcript says:—A gentlemen in Deer
ing, who has taken note of the arrival of the
robins for the past thirty years, says the earii
est date of their appearan-e during that time
is Feb. 20tli,and the latest heretofore March
20th: this season upon to March 24th they had
not put in an appearance.—Vast flecks of
crows were flying over last week, apparently
on their way from the seashore to the woods;
it is to be hoped that they had ccics to believe
that spring is comiDg.”
The date of the Cadets’ bail "has been
changed to the 18th of April, as Fast Day oc
curs on their first date, the I9th.
The Pullman train from Boston last night
was detained two hours by a freight train off
' the track at Portsmouth.
Personal.
Postmaster Manley of Augusta is in Bos
ton.
Hon. Eugene Hale and wife arrived in Bos
ton from Washington Monday, and are at the
Brunswick.
There was a very large attendance at the
funeral of Mr. E. F. Willard yesterday. The
servioes were performed by Itev. Dr. McKeown
and a quartette sang several selections very
sweetly. The floral offerings were very hand
some.
Rev. Stephen Murphy, a Catholic priest,who
has been In ill health for some time, died Mon
day afternoon at Dover, N. H., tather unex
pectedly. He was 28 years old, and was born
in Ireland, and studied in that country and in
Montreal, being ordained in the latter city five
years ago. He has officiated in Bangor and
Portland. He was one of four brothers, all
priests, viz.: Rev. D. W. Murphy of Dover,
John Murphy of Augusta, and James Murphy,
(deceased) of Macon, Ga.__
Postmasters’ Salaries.
Under the bill for the adjustment of post,
masters’ salaries, passed by Congress just be
fore adjournment, the offices in Maine now in
the seoond class, which will probably be reduc
ed to the third, are those in Auburn, Bath,
Calais, Gardiner, Haliowell, Rockland, Saco
and Waterville. These offices each pay a sala
ry now from §2,000 to *2,300 per an num. Un
der the new law the salaries of these offices,
taking out tho expenses for rent, etc., will
probably be diminished to from *800 to *1.200
a year. AgaiD, under the new law, Augusta
and Portland only will remain in the first class,
BaDgor falling to the second, that office, with
Biddetord and Lewiston, being tbo only offices
under the head of the latte* class. But while
the salaries of many offices in the first, second
and third clafs will be contracted, the fourth
class offices, under which most of the country
offices now come, will pay even tetter than
they do now._
. Portland Fraternity.
It is proposed to make the Fraternity dance
at City Hall, next Wednesday evening, as
much of a dress affair as possible, although
full dress is not absolutely required. No la
dies wearing hais or bonnets will he expected
to dance. The committee are trying to make
this one of the most successful assemblies ever
held in the ball. Sufficient tickets have been
SOl*d already to guarantee a very large attend
ance ------
Beal Estate Transfers
The following transfers of real estate in this
,oumy have been recorded at the Registry of
^Cumberland-Thomas H. Merrill to Gath
61 Freeport—Rachael"'©. Johnson to David
Johnson, farm and buildings. j
Otisfield—Sally Spurr et als to Robinson
Edwards, lot of land.
MUSIC AND DRAMA.
BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA.
Ad audience filling two-thirds ot the seats
in City Hall, and composing an assemblage as
critical and brilliant as is ever brought to
gether at a concert in this city, listened to the
delightful entertainment afforded by the
Boston Symphony Orchestra last night. The
programme was most carefully selected to
please the various tastes of the auditors, and
yet there was no one number that could be
called so severely classical—iu the popular
meaning of the word—as to prove tedious to
the average cencert-goer. Among the com
posers represented were Schumann. Wagner,
Rubonstsin, Von Weber, Reinecke, GrauD,
Vleuxtemp and Hiller.
The principal number of the concert was
Schumann’s Sympbouy iu D minor, teeming
with the vigor aud origiualty (that always
marked the great composer’s symphonic work)
in the allegro movement, and full of poetry
and melody in the romanza. The superb drill
of the large band of musiciaus, with their ex
cellent shading was fully brought out iu the
symphony. In the overture to Taunhaeuser
so familiar to all concert-goers, it was inspir
ing to note amidst the rushing and whirling of
the accompaniment, like the rush and whirl of
the storm; or the raging of mighty waters,
how the grand motif went as steadily on as
fate.
A charming feature of the evening was the
little caprieeio, called “The Sentiuel,” by
Heller. If no name had been given to it on
the programme the least imaginative person
oould have supplied it. With its steady
march, like the solitary continuous tramp of
the sontry; with the occasional rattle of the
drum announcing the change of guard; with
the clash of the presenting arms, aud with all
these different features brought out with mil
itary precision, without hurry or attending dis
tractions, the composition thoroughly warmei^
up the audience who demanded au euooro but
failed to get it. Then there was the beaut .
ful. yet melancholy, “Eutr’ Acte” from Mau
fred, aud tbe entertainment fitly dosed with
the beautiful ballet music from "Feramors.”
Mrs. Heuschel delighted everybody with her
maguificeut rendering of Grauu’s aria. The
perfection of her style aud her fiue voice
which gave such an intelligent interpretation
to "Tod Jesti," were again apparent tu the
Carolina from “Der Freischutz." She merely
bowed to her encore. Mr. Listeinauu’s su
perb technique was admirably displayed iu his
rendering ot the fautasy on the quaint aud
interesting Sclavonic airs, while the aceorn
panimem by the orchestra added no little to
their enjoyment.
AS YOU USE IT.
Miss Mather's Rosalind is a (.'Hanning im
personation. intelligently conceived and ad
mirably acted. An appreciative audience
witnessed it at the Portland Theatre last night
and were delighted with its tenderness aud
gayety. Mr. Salviui was a handsome Orlando,
and Mr. Levick made a tine Melancholy
•laqnes—though not the perfect Melancholy
Jackass Mr. J. M. Hill, the manager of the
company, madeof himself in yesterday's Argus.
CAMILLA URSO.
To-night the Camilla Urso troupe will give a
concert at City Hall and there 1b every pros
pect of a large audience. The Boston Traveller
says: "Camilla Urso was the principal artist
at the fourth entertainment in the Boston
Star Course, given last evening at Tremout
Temple, and doubtless the audience, which
crowded every part of the house, was attracted
as much by her fame as anything else. The
great violinist contributed several charmi ng
selections, notably among which was the
"Witches' Dance,” by Paganini. This was
played with especial grace aud delicacy, aud
was of itself a sufficient reward for attendance
at the entertainment. Miss Marguerite Hall
gave songs—and Mr. S. Liebling, the pianist,
performed solos from Chopin and the march
iu “Tannhauser,” and Mr. Alfred P. Burbank
recited a number of poems, many of them
humorous, which were greeted with great
favor.”
COUPON BONDS.
Such is the name cf the play which will be
presented by the young people at the vestry of
the Church of the Messiah this evening. There
will be singing by the Mendelsohn Quartette
and a delightful evening many be enjoyed.
NOTES.
Saisbury’s Troubadours will be at Portland
Theatre Friday and Saturday, April ii'.h and
7th and Barlow & Wilson’s Minstrele, Monday
and Tuesday, April ‘Jth and 10th.
An English traveler, writing of the great
success of Edwin Booth in Germany, mentions
as a drawback to the actor’s pleasure the cir
cumstance that the male members of the sup
porting company, in their enthusiasm after the
performance, insisted upon kissing him again
and again.
It is reported from San Francisco that Wil
liam Horace Lingard, after an unsuccessful
engagement in that city, has disappeared, leav
ing bis company to shift for themselves.
An Indian Graveyard on House Island.
Mr. W. G. Kimball of BridHon furnishes the
Transcript with the following description of an
Indian graveyard ou House Island.
“During the summer of 184c, whilst superin
tending the present earth works at Fort Scarn
mell on House Island, Portland harbor, in
inakii g an excavation for soil to build the
works, the workmen came upon an ancient
burial ground. That it was Indian, was appar
ent from the fact that the interments were
made iu a sitting posture of the b dies. The
location of the hod was on the westerly side of
the island, near the point of land fending
towards the city. The soil of this place was
deeper than at any other part of the island,
somewhere shout eight or nine feet to the rocks
underlying.
Being one day at some other part of the
works, word came to me that the laborers at
excavating bad for some cause stopped work
ing. Upon going to the spot I found the re
mains of a human body bad been unearthed.
The method of excavating earth, when a
large amount is to be done, is as follows: To
dig under a large mass with pick and shovel.
Then goon the bank above with iron bars aud
wedges and cave off a large body into ihe pit
below, where it is easily shovelled into carts
and barrows. I found iu making one of these
"throw offs” the split came nearly in
the middle yif two interments. There
were the remains right before m; eye*, with
a good chance to examine them. One otthem
had the upper part of ttie skull entire, so that
I took it out of its place In the bank; many ef
the bones were whole in form, but upon taking
hold of them they dropped to powder in the
hand. The sitting posture was plain, occupy
ing vertically about three feet. From discoior
tion and partial cavities it was evident that
the bodies were placed in a kind of case
formed by weaving some kind of material in
and out around poles that constituted the
frame work, which conformed to Ihe shape of
the body; large at the top and small at tbs
1 ottom.
rue otuer lutcruieiji, at liiiow oir inure
have been made at a much earlier date, a* all
of the bones bad crumbled to earth, even tbe
skull. There was tbe exact shape of the body
in the marked discoloration of the earth. Over
each of them were depressions of the earth,
caused by the caving in as tbe bodice decayed,
shown by tbe strata
It required no small amount of talk and per
suasion to get the men to their work, as tbe
Irish, as a whole, are very superstitious; not
until I bad got a bole dug at some distance
away, and carried all that would bold together
and had them covered up, would the men re
sume work.
As the excavation progressed we came upon
others, all in a state of complete decay. Some
times tbe “throw off” came in the middle as
the first described, at other times with the mass
of earth came decayed fragments.
Now it is evident this must have been a gen
eral burying place, and for some considerable
length of time, as the earliest only showed
markings anil discolorations, others at a later
date gave the form and substance of the bones,
yet later tbe one with the skull entire.
Why this spot was selected as a burial spot,
by wbat tribe of Indians, and when were these
Interments made, are questions X leave with
those who are better posted in Indl u history
than myself.
Accidents.
Tuesday afteruoon, a little fellow named
Jimmy Williams, about eight or nine years
old, was fooling around a picker or finisher in
tbe new gingham mill at Saccarappa and got
his left band between the rollers, crushing it
badly, and it is a doubt if it can be saved.
It was reported yesterday afternoon, that a
man had fallen from tbo yard of a vessel at
Portland pier, broken his leg and sustained
other injuries, inquiries of vessels at that
wharf failed to discover any sach case
The Custom House.
The despatch recently published relating to
the amount of duties collected at the several
Custom Houses iu this State, in which It ap
pears that tbe amount collected in tbe Portland
District is 8800,000, does not give a fair state
ment of tbe business connected with the im
portations at this port. The a nount of dnties
assessed on merebandise arriving here for the
fiscal year ending June 30,1882, was 83,708,000i
to which should be added, as fees uccruing to
the Government collected within the same pe
riod, 845,500.
Irish National Land League.
A grand meeting of the Land League will be
held on Thursday evening, March 2!)th, at 8
o’clock. It is hoped that every member will
bs present, as important business will come be
fore the meeting. The National Council has
forwarded printed instructions, giving the date
and place of holding the National Convention.
Blank credentials have been forwarded, and at
tbe meeting on Thursday evening delegates
will be cboBen to represent Portland In the
coming convention. Let no member fail to be
present.
THE SCHOOLS
As Soon Prom a Massachusetts Point of
View.
The Brookline Chronicle lins au article ou
the schools, which is as applicable lo Maine as
to Massachusetts. It reads as follow s:
Notwithstanding the faot that much of the
inaugural of our new governor, touching the
school question, seems absurd and unauthentic,
still there are points in it worthy our consider
ation, and that will set adrift a raft of theories
concerning this great problem. Is it not a fact
that the statutes governing onr educational
system, ana under which our State board of
education act are defective, and fail very wide
ly of reaching the requirements of the times?
It may not be possible to enact Iswb in the»o
matters which shall bear equitably upon every
town In the commonwealth. If this bo so,
then tli© largest liberty should be provided
each city and town for enactiug such laws as
shall meet their various wants and constantly
changing condition. Each city and towu of
the State shall make this all important ques
tion more of a study than at present, and not
leave it altogether to a board or committee, al
ready overtaxed by their Individual cares, and
hampered in their duties by a sot of statutes
a most, u not atiogeiner, iiionoruuve.
Take our own Brookline schools as an exam
pie, than which perhaps there are none better
as a whole, in the Slate. The State lawH de
mand the support of a High school, will) a
teacher to give instruction In the Greek, Latin
and Frenoh languages, etc. The past year, out
of an average attendance in ail our schools oi
about 1,100 pupils, less thau eight per cent., or
only about eighty-five as an average, reached
onr High school. Again, out of our appropri
ation for school* for years past, the High soiio l
has absorbed nearly, if not quite, oue-ttfth cf
the whole amount for the eight per ceut. of at
tendance. In other words it costs the towu
$27.40 per head for the pupils in the grammar
aud primary departments, us against $70 ja r
head for the advantages of a High school,
which the State demands.
Take one step further. The range of sala
ries paid our teachers is from $050, the first
year iu the primary departments, to $2,700 per
unuum, the salary of the principal of the High
school, Tills latter salary is paid for the privi
lege of maintaining a teacher of Latin aud
Greek, or the keepiug up of the so called Col
lege class- upon which the principal Is sup
posed to, and unquestionably does, devote the
bulk of his care aud energies.
We have slated that but about eight per ceut
of all our pupils avail themselves of this High
school course; aud now what Is the status oi
this college class? On turning to the commit
tee's report In the past reports of the towu we
get but a very little light upou the work of the
High school, two or tureo lines sufilcs. Cages
are given to the Grammar and Primary de
partments in the able report of the Superin
tendent, but his care does not extend to the"
musty shades of the classics, aud our commit
teemen are awed to dumbuess, so that it is on
ly by impertineut inquisitiveness that we leant
that this college class for several years has not
exceeded four or five pupils, that last year it
had but two, and this year but one single pu
pil, and be one of the two of last year who
was unsuccessful iu Ills college examinations
and returned on conditions.
i*u criucisui is imeuueu in uiis article upon
the merits or demerits of any teacher. It is
oar system that is under discussion, and not
perauus. But it would require no great degree
of head work to demonstrate from the abore,
that it would be money iu the town treasury to
transport every classical pupil in our schools to
Bostou or elsewhere and pay for tbelr tuition.
For, outside the single study of Greek, there
are undoubtedly twenty teachert today iu our
Brookline schools who are abundantly quali
fied to teach every other study uow taught in
our High school, teachers who are delving and
struggling with a mere pittance tor au income
as a compensation for the valuable time, labor
and vital strength employed, and yet compe
tent to till any position in oar public schools.
W.th tbe above facts before us we say, in
our ease, our high school course as uow insti
tuted is a failure and useless, aud 1 believe
every school committee-man who has had auy
experience with our high school would ac
knowledge. if he would give an unbiased opin
ion, that the conduct of its affairs has given
more anxiety than all the other schools in
town, and still remains a riddle. What then
Is the solution of this question, so far as
Brookline is interested, so that the greatest
good may accrue to the greatest number, aud
the real purpose to be attained of a common
school course. Not, we should say, by the nse
of any less money, but by using it wbeie it
will be most directly felt by the mass of pupils
whose only chance of an education to fit the m
for their life's work must be attained through
the common schools.
Experience has taught every one who has
had anything to do with o»rschool system that
the principal work must be and Is done in the
primary department. A first class Primary
school teacher is more valuable and more diffi
cult to find than any other grade of teachers.
Find a town or city in which the primary
schools excel, and you will as sorely find the
grammar departments there shewing a carrel
ponding superiority. There is no work done
in our public schools in Bfookline so laborious,
so brain and nerve taxlug, and withal so poor
ly compensated, as the teachers in the primary
department. First of all, then the kindergar
ten should be at once engrafted into our school
system. Another year should be given to the
grammar course, in which the higner English
branches, bookkeeping and perhaps the ele
ments of Latin should be taught, and the pres ’
nit cumbersome and expensive High school
tystem should be abolished. The extravagant
and useless salaries thus eliminated should be
added to the pay of teachers in the primary de
partments, where the real and lasting work is
done. It is to be hoped that our prrqpnt Legis
lature will, at least, so far reviseooreducation
al system, as to leave some discretionary pow
er with the vatious cities and towns, aud not
as now force them to maintain a course after
it shall have become so unwieldy, useless aud
extravagant ns the present High school de
partment of Brookline.
These reflections will seem sacrilege and al
most high treason to some who have gtowu to
regard the maintenance of our High School as
a public necessity. But the time has come
when these questions should be understood and
discussed by tbe people, aud some of the old
barnacles which have retarded judicious pro
gress sl-nighed off. Aud if the present Gov
ernor of Massachusetts is successful In arous
ing public attention to some of these minor
evils, which have become eucrusted upon the
body politic of the Slate, his administration,
after all, will not have beeo in vain.
RAILWAX NOTES.
Eastern Railroad.
A comparative statement of the operations
of the Eastern for the period from October 1
last to February 1, four months, in compari*
sou with the same time in 1881 and ’82, sbowa
that the road has been doing well, notwith
standing that its contest with the Narrow
Gauge between Lynn and Bostou cost it many
thousand dollars the present year.
The comparison is as follows (October 1 to
February 1):
Gross earnings.. *1,' IS),751 $1,053,574
Operating expenses. 736,480 703,433
Net. ..*355,324 *200,141
Daring the (our months in question the in
terest accruing upon the debt of the road was
$284,000 against only $217,000 In 1881 and
1882. Notwithstanding this increase of inter,
est the accounts of the company show that af
ter meeting ail charges for the time under con
sideration, the balance at debit war only £8100
against $33,500 the previous year; or in other
words, the road was enabled to meet its in
creased Interest and at tbe same time show a
belter balance sheet by some $25,000 than for
the corresponding time in 1881 and 1882.
The gross earning* of the Eastern Railroad
were for
Month of February, 1883...*271,430.1(1
Mnnth'of February, 1882 . 206,218.24
Gain Of 1883 .*115,211.02
A statement of operations ofj the road,
brought down to March 1, including another
month than the four mentioned above, shows
that after allowing for ail fixed charges, inter
est, rentals, &c. the operations oi the four
months from October 1 last, in comparison
with the same months last year, have changed
what was then a deficit of more than 980,000
into a balance of some $20,000 in favor of the
road at ihe present time. The treasury of the
company raised some $15,000 last month,
from dividends upon the Maine Central,
which accounts in part for the favorable allow
ing, besides which 'here lias been a considera
ble reduction in operating expenses. It is
stated that the modification in the lease proves
satisfactory to some of the larger owners of the
stock.
The New BuDk Building.
Jt is stated that the joiner work on the new
bank building, to be ereoted by the First Na
tional Bank, lias been awarded to Mr. Stevens,
of Boston, and tho mason work to Mr. Foster,
of the same city.
STATE NEWS.
AROOSTOOK COUNTY
Mr. George H. Baker, aged about 30 years,
a well known druggist of Presque Isle, died at
his home in that village last Sundry morning,
of congestion of the brain, after a short Illness
He was a graduate of the Eastern Normal
School at Castine, and of the Main© State
College at Orono, in the class of 1870,
PENOBSCOT COUNTY.
On Sunday morning, March 25th, Francis U
Robinson, brother of Hon. A. M. Robinson
of Dover, and father of Win. M Robinson
Esq , of Moulton, oue of the early settlers oi
Corinna, died at his residence In that town
Mr. Robinson was a man of sterling integritr,
and an uncompromising enemy of all wrong
He was one of tho first to join the autl-slavcr.t
party, and one of its hollies supporters. I (
twice represented the class towns of Dexlei
and Comma In the .Stale legislature, and hat
long been a worthy member of the Masouit
fraternity.
YORK COUNTY.
The Saco Water Power Company liavini
been reinforced by ten new shareholders, is t<
bo called and known as the Htco and Bidili
ford Water Power Company, and iuteud intro
ductng water during the coming season, it
sufficient force and quantity to supply hydrant
for fire purposes.
The Government Chemist Analyses tw«
of the Leading Baking Powders, ami
what he llnds them made of
I have examined samples of “Cleveland's
Superior Baking Powder" and “Rojal
Baking Powder,” purchased by myself In this
city, and 1 llnd they contain:
“cieviluuit’a Mujicrici' Uniting I'ewrler.”
Cream of Tartar
Bicarbounte of Soda
Flour
Available carbonic acid gus 12 61 per cent
equivalent to 11K.2 cubic inches of gas per os,
of Powder.
“Royal Robing Powilcr.”
Cream of Tartar
Bicarbonate of Soda*
Carbonate of Ammonia
Tartaric Acid
Starch
Available carbonic acid gas 12.40 per cent,
equivalent to 116.2 cubic inot.es of gas per os.
of Powder.
Ammonia gas 0.4,1 per cent, equivalent to
10.4 cubio inches per os. of Powder.
Noth.—Tiie Tartaric Acid was doubtless in
troduced as free acid, but subsequently com
bined with ammonia, and exists in the Powder
ns a Tartrate of Ammonia. . _
K. (1. LOVE. Ph. L>.
Nkw Vouk, Jan'y ITtii, 1881.
The above bIiows conclusively that “Cleve
lnnd’u Superior” is a strlotly pure Cream of
Tartar Baking Powder. Jt has also been
analysed by Professor Johnson of Yalo Col
lege; Ur. Lentil of tlm University of Pennsyl
vania: President Morton of Stevens Institute;
Win. M. II tbimliaw, F. C. 8 . Analyst for the
Chemical Trade of Now York, anil other emi
nent ohemists, nil of whom pronounce it abso
lutely pure and healthful— Hall ’« Journal of
Health.
NEW AllV KltTtSEM ENTS
BURNHAM & CO.,
AlICCEfSORJt TO
itncxinn a nvru,
Nos. 71 & 73 Cross Street,
TELEPHONE NO. 241.
“ KIMBALL BROOK ICE.”
A full supply of the puroet and best quality.
IS'l'nuiilifa, unit OIIIcea supplied
monthly or by tlw lesson at the lowest rate*.
BURNHAM & CO.
March 2U, 1883. mar29dtfla
“TO THE ELITE.”
MONS. A. MOREL
MeruintologUt, ^ouiruie
find ChiropedUl
Removes permanently, vrOkoat
acid* or injury to the skin. “.Su
perfluous Hair, Freckles, Marts,
Moles. Pimples. Rwlmn in the
Pace, birthmarks, Blotches, Tun,
Black Worms, Sa Hornless, and
all defects «f the skin.
N. B.—Hands made white, Fln?cr
Nails Almond shaped, Skin puri
fied a lid beaut ified.
“Bunions and Intfrowiu? Nails a
specialty, and treated successful
ly by a mw piece**.”
HIGHEST CITY REFERENCES.
CITY HOTEL - Room 61.
mar29 d3t
in insolvency.
Court of Insolvency for the County of Cumberland
State «f Maine. March 28, A. D. 1883.
iu cideof EDWIN F. FROST, Insolvent Debtor,
in to give notice that on the twvuty eighth
1. day of Mar h, A.D. 1883, a Warratit in Insol
vency was tatted by Henry C. Peabody. .Judge of
tho Court of insolvency for raid County of Cumber
land, against the estate of said
EDWIN F FKOST.af Cape EHaab*tfc»
adj adg<*l to be an Insolv ent debtor, on petition of
•aid debtor, which petition vu filed on dm twenty
eighth day of March, A. D. 1883, to which date
interest on claim* is to be computed.
That the tmyment of any debt# to or by Maid debt
or, and the transfer and delivery of any property
by him are forbidden by law.
That a meeting or the creditor* t f said debtor, to
prove their debt* and choose one or more assignees
of hi* estate, will be held at a court of Insolvency to
be hidden at 1’rob*to Court room, in said Port
land. on the sixteenth clay of April, A. I). 1883,
at ten o’clock iu the f**renoon.
Given under my band the date first above writ
ten
K JL SARGENT.
Deputy Sheriff, a* Messenger<>f the Court erf Insol
vency for said County of Cumberland.
n ari!3-apr5
FOR SALE
fTHJB Desirable Kesldeuco of the Iate«I**hua Max
I. well. No. lv*7 Spring ► icet. well finished
House and Stable, ropp i-*<i with gas and Sebago,
good dratnag**, together wlib t«<* Urge gardens with
abunntiiK • **f Grape* He ,ra and o.’lier irult Noid
11 a bargain and on 1.1 hrr*i Term-*, tf «o!d at once.
A pply to 3011S »\ PR' K TICK.
inar2,.mi w 93 Exchange Street.
(WRING iiiisSjiifissiiBiTS
A MEETING of this Association will be held at
tbelr office, 85 Exchange street, on Saturday
at 4.30 o’clock, p, m.( to consider ana act upon the
subject of Incorporation and the changes of By Laws
consequent thereupon. A full nticudauce is re
quested. Per order,
ALBEO K. CHASE, Secretary.
mar29dtd
20 lions*** for KjiIp.
INCLUDING many of tho be*t in Peering, a))
I. located on the Hue of Horse Railroad at
Woodford’s and fleering Centre. Apply to W. H.
Wald/on, 180 Middle .St. inar2Sood8w*
Lost.
BL4CK Setter Bitch no collar, ant were to the
name “GYP.” Reward will t“> pn'd for de
livery of Dog 1 lu Brackett St. or 30(1 Commercial
St. n)ar2‘.»d8t*
Horse Wanted.
A DRIVING h'ffe not over nine years old to
weigh 100O lbs. or over. Must bo sound, a
food roaoif. and safe for a lady to drive. Address
*. O. Box 1?73, City. mar20d8t*
DIltlGO.
Tile FRANCO-AIUER1CA1N I OHJI
A VARIABLE DIAGRAM for cuttle# and flt
t ng DRESSES for LADIES ami CHILDREN,
as well as all GARMENT# depe ding from the
shoulder. The, Diagram is very simple, tie log all tlg
ured. It is adapted equally to t‘ROi,J*'SS|(»x AL wad
HOME' use with printed EXPLAN ITIONS; and
is especially ariaoged for beginimrs. D tan l>e
learned perfectly widi less prnetlno than is required
by any other SYSTEM. It Is also boned noon the
original tailor system. Full instructions given on
and after dan. loth, at the Ml Id,IN PRY store of
MRS. A. L. NASH, 453 Congress Ht\ Portland, Me.
MRS. M. K. ALLEN. Gen. Agent.
AGENTS W ANTED. fiblU- nd2tn*
CALL & TUTTLE,
Tailors & Importers,
No 453 WaKliliiftlou Street, IIonIoii.
SPRING GOODS
poll GENTLEMEN'S WEAR.
1*re*** Nnila n Hp* trinity.
Newmarket roats, Jackets nnd Wraps
1H4DK TO OJRDVCII
U8*'Horse cars from all the DHpnts pass in the
immediate vleliiity of our store, a convenience great
ly appiccinted by our out-of-town patrons,
tnarati M&lhl2t
alley & mm
Wlioh nnle mill llelnll
CLOTHIER*.
Vo. 470 Congress Nt.
LANCASFLB RUILIHNU.
l 0.0. Allen, II. F. Hahkill, II, L. Jones.
loba JBrn
__NEW A DVERTISEM KN TS.
EASTMAN BROS & BANCROFT
SPRING OPENING OF HOSIERY.
Wc arc now prepared to Sliotv the Largest and Best assorted line of
Ladies’ and Children’s
SILK, LISLE Mil COTTOS 10SIERY
• Ever displayed on our counters. Our purchases wore made
early, (hereby enabling us to secure all the Desirable Shades
which are even now becoming very scarce in the market.
Sale to commence
THURSDAY MORNING, MARCH 29.
EASTMAN BROS. & BANCROFT.
mar2t> (ltf
SPECIAL HOSIERY 8ALE.
THURSDAY, MARCH 29,
Wo shall soli twenty-live dozen very fine
EMBROIDERED BALBRIGGAN BOSE at
25 cents pair. Limit two pairs to each pur
chaser.
Our new assortment of SPUING HOSIERY
for Ladies, Children and Gentlemen, ft now
ready for inspection.
OwtN, Moore 6c Co.
nwr29 -dll
EASTMAN
BROS. &
BANCROFT.
CHILDREN’S SUITS
On TUESDAY MORN
ING, March 27,
We stall 0[>eu our
SPRING STYLES
Children's Suits.
We shall at th’a <>j leninar show many decide 1 nov
elties in
Flannel, Cashmere,
— AND —
t SIL< TRiMVED GARMLN1S
In styles ah ch wc aba 1 not be able to duplicate
later In the season.
mar 2 7 dif
A
fine collection.
-:ausoi
A new lot of the
beautiful
Longfellow,
Whittier,
Emerson
Exchange Street
PORTLAND.
intr!4 dtf
liALLET, DAVIS & CO.’S
Upright mi Square Piano-Fortes.
Also Several other good manufacturers make, and
several New St yle Organs.
For Sale and to Let.
PIANO COVERS nu i PIANO SI001S
EAT
WM. P. HASTINGS’,
144 1-9. Exchange St.
dec 20 dtf
as ooKPOijnnD of ^
COD LIVED
.HD LIME.^i
%Vilhor*M of l*i*M t'o » liver
Oil and l.lmo. The advantage «>f this compound <*v
er the plain Oil isf that the itnuseailng taslo « f the
Oil's removed, ami the whole rendered palatable.
The offensiv e taste of the oil 1ms Ion acted as a
great objection to It* use; hut In this lor in the
trouble Is entirely obviated. A host of oeUlticatos
might be given here to testify to the excellence and
success of" IVUbor * Cotl- Liver Oil amt Lam but
the fact that It Is regulurlv prescribed by the nu-dl
cal faculty is sufficient. For sale by A. It. Wiloou,
Chemist, Most on. aud by all druggists
mar 2 2 e<*lAw3wl3
TO LET.
SUITE of room,, tlilrd floor, front, with board.
• HO STATE, 0011. UKAV ST,
arid cotltKIp
— 1»KALCJ18 IX —
DRUGS,
MEDICINES,
— AND —
CHEMICALS.
H>-Fiiie Toilet Soap*. Brushe* and Comb*, Perfnm
ary and fancy Arne*-* In Great Variety. Con fee
fectionery; Cu'lerj ami stationery. Alaoafineline of
IMPORTED A DOMESTIC
CIGrARS.
Cor. CONGRESS & GROVE STS.
PORTLAND.
F. F. HOLLAND, A. W. PIFBCE.
Preset iptlou n< i>aniiu-nt a Spec
ialty mid Fully Equipped.
mar28 dtf

MITCHELL BROS.
itcspcclfully inform the Public
(lull Uiey make
BOOTS and SHOES
— or —
Every SI) Ic mid Description lo tit
tlie Foot, at Moderate Prices.
Easy Walking' Shoes for Tender anil De
formed Feet a Specially.
All onr goods are made of the Best Im
ported Stock. There are thousands of people who
are suffer log with their feet for want of shoes to fit
them properly—whereas a comfortable and easy
•hoe will cost only • trirte more than a common sale
boot. .
They also keep a nne assortment of Ladies’. Miss
e»\ Children’s. Boy*’, Youths' ami Gents' Boots and
Shoe*, which they sell at small profits. Those who
wish to purchase of them will not be deceived when
they ask their opinion on the quality of gootls.
They are pnw’.ieal workmen ani particular in se
lecting Mirk. .
Remember the plane.
IVo. 7 Temple SI reel.
Next door to Marrett’s Dry Goodi Store,
mar 28 dlw
CHAS. H. O'BRION,
Wholesale and Retail Dealer in
COAL.
Domestic Coal* a Si-c-.-laliy. at I.owo»t Market
•Vice*.
322 Commercial Street,
Orown’s Wliari
PORTLAND MtlNK.
Orders received by Telephone. apl5-dtf
Imported amd Domestic
EASTER CARDS
A complete assortment may be soon at
LOW, SHORT & HARMON'S
Wo. 474 rongress Street.
mir '2 _-d4w
MAPLE SUGAR!
MAPLE SUGAR!!
U MARKET SQUARE.
mar23 dlf
111!E canvass for tin Portland IH rectory is ncnr’v
. completed, ntid the pub idiers thank the citi
zona and Im i n on for the patronage given, and
aid rendered in the work of canvassing. They now
a-It those who have chuiucd tlndr placesi f business
or rod tenoe (win ther keeping houso or boarding)
since their names were taken to report the same im
inedlataly, as the work will be put to pr«>«a ns soon
as possible. Those who desire t'oplcs and have not
u'roiily suhsenh d for them, wilt tries so leave tl eir
orders at the ('Dice. Orders for auvciticcmcuts al
so respect fu’>v solicited.
II. Till I3i l ON A UO.sml IV. A.tdllH:
Not iiII A CO., 07 14 Exclmagc Mi.
»wr2U_diw
Or. 1'. IE. lii:\IM)X
has opened mi ofllee it
Portland and oau Ik
found at
So. 270 Middle 9U
ovor Edward's mul Walk
ers’ Hardware store from
Apr. 7Ih (o Apr. ‘JMb
_MISCELLANEOUS
PEARS’ SOAPS.
PER CAKE. PEK DOZ.
30 per cent Glycerine, - .17 #2.00
Unscented Transparent. - - .13 1.50
Oval Tablets, - -' .24 2.88
Hound Shaving Cakes, - - .24 2.88
Shaving Sticks, - - - .23 2.68
Pears’ Pure Honey, - - .07 .65
All to be sold at the English Prices
lor a tew days only.
——■i mmmrnrm
Owen, moore & co.
mar28dtf
for 83 cents;:fT
We offer for the week commencing MONDAY the 26th,
our full line of
Inported Cretonnes
at 25 cents per yard. We shall put into this sale, with
out reserve, all our 50 cent goods, embracing many new
patterns. We do not keep any of the regular 25 cent
Cretonnes, and the public can depend on this sale for
special bargains. Our aim being to close out clean, for
an entire new stock.
OUR LACE TIDY DEPARTMENT
Mill contains mum excellent bargain*. We want the room these goods
are occupying, for other purposes, asid will close out at less iliau com.
LIEBIG COMPANY’S
EXTRACT
OF MEAT
FINEST AND CHEAPEST MEAT
FLAVOURING STOCK FOR SOUPS,
MAGE DISHES ft SAUCES.
An invaluable and palatable tome in all cases of weak digestion CAUTION.—Genuine ONLY with
and debility. fac-iimile of Baron Liebig's Signa
ls a Huceess and a boon for wluch Nations should feel grateful." in win* tTk.i rvi.
-See Medical Free,. Lancet, Brtuk Medical Journal, <£c. J^® ?n Blu® “ ****1 This
To he had of all Storekeepers, Grocer-*, and Chemist*. Cautuyi i* necessary Owing tO
S«de Agents for the United States i wholesale only) C. David & Co., Various cheap End il fferior sub
». Ffencburch Ar'Bat, London. E.gbu.d, ltitSte« being in the *»,ket. ^
my 4
KENDALL & WHITNEY,
SO I Dealers in Timothy, Clover, Flax, Hungarian, Millet,
f Bed lop, Bine Grass, Lawn Grass,
W 8 Orchard Grass, Garden, Flower, Bird Seeds, ftc.
Market Hall, Market Square Portland, Me.
m dtf
RICH
AND
NOBBY.
We have the correct styles now
In Bine, Browru and Black. The
little square crown stiff hat is a
Gem.
SILK
HATS.
Onr Silk Hats are all made ex
pressly for *s, and we warrant
them. We also exchange for $3.
GLOVES
Imported Kid. Bog Skin. Cas
ter, Buck an Goat Skiu, in all
colors.
TRUNKS
AND
BAGS.
We have a Trunk ihat no other
denier in Portland has—the Pa
lent Wood I'rank, rery strong.
We are special agents f r them.
Sole Loathe . Zinc and Cauvas
Trunks.
COE,
THE
HATTER!
1*>? Middle Street.
mar!7 eodtl j
DIRECT
Per Steamer from Scotland,
A Fine Iduc of
Which I shall be happy to show
to any one that may favor
me with a call.
A. S. FERNALD,
Merchant Tailor,
FREE. Corner CROSS STREET,
rimrJ7 dtf
Assessors’ llfottec.
The Inhabitants of the town of D. erinp, and all
others liable to be t»xe ’ th rein ure herein- r» qulr
od to make itul b log »» to us. tho atBewsoni ol s «i 1
town, tnio and |-erf«ot lists of their »••<!» and at
their estates b« th r« al and person*. 1, which they n ay
l*e possessed of on the tlrat day of Ap> ii next fox
ceptiug such as m»y be exempted r m tax .ti'm by
la*) and those who fail to bring In a- above direct
ed may expect no abatcuieut by tin* assessors.
The assessors w ill bo in sessiou at the following
places on tbe following days, to wit: At the Se
lectmen’s officeon Monday, Tuesday aid Wednes
day, April 3 and I. at »* to 12 o’clock a. m., a d
from 2 to ft o'clock p. rn.. each day.
UKOHGK B. LEAVITT) Assessors
THOM 48.1. HIGGS J of
DANIEL D.CIIENEHY) Dcerlng.
Dated at Deering, Mar. 16, A. D. 1883.
__._mar27dlw
Portland .V OK<l«'iishiirtf Snip.
rilllK First Xallonu Hank of Cor. land will cash
Jl the coupons on Kirst Mortgage Scrip of Port
land 4 I Igilousburg K. It. C .1 o April I, Idjjy.
Tho s-rip must mccou prny tho c up u, and be
■nrreiulorod with It.
.lOHS W. DANA, Titan r, 4 0. U. It. Co.
marlM
AUCTION SALES.
FURNITURE A CARPETS
BY ATTCTION.
ON SATURDAY. March 31, at 10 a. m.. at sales
room 18 Exchange street. Parlor Furniture,
Painted Chamber Sets, Bed Lounges, Extension Ta
bles, Crockery, Cook and Parlor Stoves, Feathers
and Mattresses, Brussels and Tapestry Carpets,
Books, Cases, Ac.
F. O. BAILEY & CO., Auctioneer*
marSOdtd
DRUGS,
CHEMICALS
AND —
PATENT
MEDICINES
FOR EVERYBODY.

We keep a full stock
of everything belong
ing to a first class drug
tore.
Perfumes, from
Lubin,
Pinaud,
Piver,
Pontain,
Atkinson,
Coudray.
Wright,
Woodworth, &
Palmer.
Toilet Soaps, from
Lubin,
Coudray, Pinaud,
Eeekelaere, Colgate,
Bazin & Sargent,
Robinson & McKeone.
Large assortment of
Tooth, Jfail,
Hand, Clothes,
Hair & Sharing
Brushes.
Physicians will find
our stock of Elixirs,
Fluid Extracts, Tinct
ures Ac. complete.
Milking most of them
in our own laborato
ry from the crude ma
terials, using only the
best quality.
Please give us acall,
and you can save
money.
GUPPY,
KINSMAN
&ALDEN*
DRUGGISTS,
Cor. Congress & Preble SHp.
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