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TUESDAY MORNING, MAY 15. Wo do nof read anonymous letters and communi cations. 'I he name and address of the writer are in all cases indispe; sable, not necessarily for publica tion but as a guarantee of good faith. We cannot undertake to return or proserve com munications that are not used._ Woman as an Inventor. Under the above heading Mrs. Matilda Joelyu Gage contributes to tbe current num ber of the North American Review an ac count of the "useful inventions made by women. For some of her material she goes to tbe far past, and gives examples almost as mythical as that of Arachue aud tho spider. These illustrations of hers are more curious than edifying. What she has to tell us of the inventive genius of Ameiican women is noth curious and edifying. Forty years ago and more the wives and daughters of the New England farmers—and sometimes the sons, too—spent the winter evenings in making a peculiar kind of straw braid, composed of seven fine strauds, which was used in mak ing bonnets. The men-folks cut the stalks of wheat when the grain was “in the blow,” and the same having been made into con venient lengths and carefully dried were ready for the nimble fingers of tbe women and children. The whole straw haviugbeen split by running through it the tip of a scis sor blade, and then slit into minute strips by being drawn over the teeth of a little steel comb, was.theu wetted in a saucer of water and so made ready for the braidiug process. A subsequent bleaching made the goods lit for market, and the season’s product of some hundreds of yard* sufficed for paying the family store bill and frequently left a cash surplus for the special behoof of the female purse. This braid, which was not flat but something nearly triangular in shape and susceptible of very artistic treatment in the construction of feminine head-gear, was the invention of Miss Betsy Metcalf, who, in 1798, made the first straw bonnet ever man ufactured in this country. Within 12 years thereafter the State of Massachusetts alone produced half a million dollars’ worth of straw goods. Mrs. Gage credits the invention of the cot ton gin to Catharine Littlefield Greene, w d ow of Gen. Greene of revolutionary memory. She lived in Geogia and saw that It took,*' negro & full day to separate thejsgeJT from a pound of cotton. EHJEhjftfiSy,of Connecti cut was then b<sffrding with Mrs. Greene, and his ingenuity was called into play for t ue construction of a machine to do the work. The wooden teeth at first tried not doing their work well, Mr. Whitney wished to abandon the machine altogether: but Mrs. Greene, whose faith in ultimate success nev er wavered, would not consent; she suggest ed the substitution of wire. Within 10 days from the first conception of Mrs. Greene’s idea, a small model was completed, so per fect in its construction that all succeeding gins have been based upon it. The inven tion enabled a single laborer to clean 300 pounds of cotton in a day, instead of a sin gle pound, and soon made cotton the lead ing staple of the south. Mrs. Gage accounts for the fact that Mrs. Greene did not take out a patent in her own name by saying that to have done so would have exposed her to ridicule and involved a loss of social posi tion. Miss Louise McLaughlin invented a meth od of underglaze painting upon pottery, and desiring that all artists should share in its benefits, explained her process to every one who asked her, and even wrote a book giv ing this information. Some person, de scribed by Mrs. Gage as “a certain man,’’ saw the importance of the invention and took out a patent upon it, “thus prohibiting even the inventor from using the fruit of her own brains.” Mrs. Gage adds, as an other Illustration of woman’s inventive ca pacity, that “The Burden horseshoe ma chine, turning out a complete shoe every three seconds, was a woman’s invention,” and that “at a renewal of the patent in 1871 it was claimed that 832,000,000 had been saved to the public daring the 14 years of its use.” We should hardly expect to find a wom an’s work upon a reaping and mowing ma chine, but Mrs. Ann Harned Manning, of Plainfield, New Jersey, in 1817-18 perfected a system for the combined action of teeth and cutters, which was patented by her hus band, William Henry Manning. She also made other improvements, of the benefit of which, not having taken out a patent for the same, she was robbed after her hus band’s death by a neighbor who procured a patent in his own nome. Mrs. Manning al so invented a clover cleaner which proved very profitable to her husband, who held the patent. The name of Mrs. Elizabeth Smith, also of New Jersey, appears as patentee of a device whereby knives can be adjusted upon a reaper or mower while the machine is in motion. Mrs. Gage mentions among other inven tions by women, that of a baby carriage, the patent for which a San Francisco lady sold for 814,00b; the paper pail, invented by a Chicago lady; the gimlet-pointed screw, which was the idea of a little girl; an im proved spinning machine and loom; a fur nace for smelting ore; an improved wood sawing machine; a space-saving clothes mangle; a chain elevator; a screw-crank for steamships; a fire escape; a device for cor rect pen holding, for use iu schools; a wool feeder and weigher; a self-fastening button; a process for burning petroleum to generate steam; a spark-arrester for locomotives; a danger-signal for street crossings on rail ways; a plan for heating cars; a rapid change box, convenient for use at railway stations and ferries; syllable type, with the necessary apparatus for their use; machine for tiimming pamphlets; writing-machine; signal-rocket, used in the navy; deep-sea telescope, invented by Mrs. Mather and im proved by her daughter, for bringing the bottoms of ships into view without raising them into dry-dock, and for inspecting wrecks, removing obstructions to navigation and making examination* for torpedoes; im provements in sewing machines, and ma-y other devices which are in common use. The machine for making satchel-bottom p#per bags, which has attracted much atten tion for its complicated mechanism and ex traordinary ingenuity, is the invention of Miss Maggie Knight, who has since Invented a machine for folding bags and herself sup erintended the erection of the machinery at Amherst, Mass. A Hoboken lady, having had her dress spattered with mud by a clum sy street sweeping machine, invented the Eureka street sweeper. Mrs. Mary E. Wal ton invented the device, which hss been adopted by the Metropolitan and other ele vated raiways of New York, for deadening the noise of passing trains, and she hat tak en out in both this country and England a patent for a smoke-consumer. These inventions by women are all Ameri can, and they all relate to the mechanical arts. Mrs. Gage gives numerous instances of inventions by women in other countries and in the fields of science and fine arts, hut those already noted will serve to give most persons a considerably enlarged idea of the extent to which we are Indebted to women for many of the useful inventions of the age. Demockatic leaders in North Carolina are having trouble in keeping the young men in the party. Numbers of them are deserting to the Republican organization, which is united and vigorous. Civil Service Commissioner Eaton is re ported as saying that he is “absolutely tired of having the press of the country constant" ly criticising his actions. Thki:e arc fifty applicants for the office of commissioner of Internal revenue and uot an Ohio man among them. This shows that the returns are not all in yet. The Delaware peach crop is safe, but the Bayard boom appears to be slightly frost bitten. Liquor dealers usually express extreme willingness to abide by any “reasonable” State or municipal regulations, short of out right prohibition. But when it comes to the scratch, they are as generally found want* ing. The hostility of the liquor interest to the moderate and reasonable saloon tax law of Ohio at this moment illustrates this great truth. So does tho refusal of the rumsellers in Milwaukee to obey the requirement to close their saloons at midnight, The diffi culty with these people is this: They claim tfce exclusive right to determine what is “reasonable." They will agree to abide by regulations which they like, but each man must be a law unto himself, aud the liquor sellers as a body must make laws f r the community. It strikes the majority of the people that this is not reasonable, but far from it. The spelling reformers in New York have started a “Language Club,” and propose to iudulge hereafter in "sensible spelling” or none. If, for instance, liev. R. Huber New ton desires to ask President Barnard Ibis question, “Is it etiquet for me to call my traducer a hypoeiite, though I have not a catalogue of his programmes?” ho will wYite It thus: “Is it etiquette for meto call a traducer a hypocrit, tho 1 have no*, a catalog of his programs?” aud Dr. Barnard may le ply, “Not for Jos6f.” This is “sensible” spelling. The doctors of divinity aud oilier “literary fellers” who have joined this Lau' gunge club begin, however, at the wrong end. It is easy enough for them, aud for newspapers here and there, to adopt these innovations, but if they w^it to learn the proper place to open the crusade, aud the difficulties in the way of it, let them tackle a few school committee men. Commissioner of Pensions Dudley has notified Mr. Rounds, the government print er, that the list of pensioners of the United [ States is realy for the compositors, aud it is probable that the work of printing this doc ument will begin July 1, 18S8. lu response to the demand for this information, Con gress at Its last session authorized its print ing as an executive document for distribution. The Pension Bureau, however, has delayed furnishing the manuscript till this,tUne, ih order that the uecegaay; -Corrections may be madejyjiicTJanuary 1, 1883. An idea may 'be formed of the extent of the work when it is stated that forty-eight volumes of 000 pag es each will be required to fulfill the Con gressional enactment. It will give a com plete list of all the names on the peusion rolls. If the Hon. S. S. Cox is reported correct ly there is not that degree of moderation in speech on his part with respect to his oppo nent, Randall, in the contest for the Speak' ership that we should like to see to see' Mr. Cox is represented as calling Mr. Ran^ dall “that prince of schemers and poiitica tricksters,” and as volunteering the Infor’ mation that “in his political manccuverlngs he is as unscrupulous as it is possible for a man to be;” also that “he is utterly devoid of one particle of political honesty.” From this it may be inferred that Mr. Randall has secured some support from among those whom Mr. Cox had learned to regard as his friends. Mr. Randall is very good at that sort of thing. Gambling is now a felony in Tennessee. Investors in Tennessee bonds, however, are exempted from the peualty of the law. A Nashville Judge is so anxious to suppress sinful games, that he threatens to imprison sharpers against whom evidence can te found, “until the Penitentiary and jails are so full that legs and arms will stick out of the windows.” Determination such as this is worthy of ail praise. But unless good and bad men in Tennessee are very unlike good and bad men in other States, gambling will not be permanently suppressed, either this year or next. Talk is cheap, but it closes no gilded hells. The Michigan Legislature is favorably dis posed toward a bill creating a bureau of sta tistics of labor. It provides for a commis sioner and an assistant, whose duty it shall be to collect all facts in regard to manufac tures, productions, employments, wages paid, hours labored, kinds and values of the man ufactured article—in short, a complete his tory of every business employing labor, and with provisions for taking testimony and en forcing answers where the individual may ne reluctant to disclose the facts. Mb. Viilard announces that in September the Northern Pacific Railroad will be com pleted from Lake Superior to its western ter minus on the Pacific. Its completion will mark another phase of national develop ment and bring into active communication with the rest of the country all that region which constitutes the real Northwest of the United States. The Wisconsin Legislature, at its last ses sion, enacted a law which makes obligatory, first, the organization of a board of health in every town, village and city in the State within thirty days after each annual elec tion; second, the appointment of a health officer by every board of health within ten days after Us organization; third, the re port of contagious diseases by all physicians. A North Carolina editor, speaking of one of his friends, says: “Nature mad* him a nobleman, though in faith and practice he was a devoted Democrat.” The deceased appears to have had very little respect for tha intentions of nature. The Livingston Family. The Case of Alice—A Very Valuable Rail road Engineer. A New York letter says: The Livingston family is very old and blue blooded in this state. It had iwo great manors on the Hud son, aud the great man of the race was the old chancellor. The history of the family has been most varied. To-day it presents some curious features. Upon Fifth avenue are several representatives enjoying wealth carefully preserved, and living in elegance* Johnstone, Hebert and Matson Livingston move in the best society in New York, and live in the bi st style. Mary Alice Almont Livingston, a delicate descendant, was re" cently conspicuous in » breach of promise suit against Henry Fleming, president of the central oil refining company, in which she obtained a verdict for $75,000. A friend a few nlgbts ago asked me to visit with him another branch of the family, one of the for mer owners of the upper manor. Up three flights of rickety stairs in a Sixth avenue building we went, and knocked at the door of a hall room. An aged lady, with snow white hair, answered the knock and respond ed to the name of Mrs. Livingston. There were but three chairs In the apartment. She called her daughter, who was preparing to retire in what seemed to be a dark closet, and a comely young woman, aged nineteen, came out, laughingly apologizing for the sur rounding* My friend, who was a police of ficial, had Interested himself to find a broth er, who, when the family was prosperous, had been cast adrift because he had married a maid from the household and who, after serving upon the police, became an engineer on the Krle railroad and lias not been heard of since. The mother and daughter and one son were living here in utler poverty. The husband, Henry Livingston, the nephew of the old chancellor, after a wild career com mitted suicide at Stanwix hall, Albany, on the day that Garfield died. He ran through with three fortunes, and In some of his al most insane adventures wai once or twice in an asylum for the insane, and once was sent to prison for raising a check for $75 giv en him by Commodore Vanderbilt to $75, 0U0. He was a graduate of Yale College and his first adventure was to marry his gover ness. He got an estate by inheritance and Martin Van Buren scut lum as a representa tive of the country in Spain. He entered upon a wild career of scamp, good fellow and adventurer when he returned. He mar ried a second time, after securing a divorce, ami traveled about from city lo city. Once lie lived In ll,e l’ianteis’ hotel in St. Louis. A son died there from a spinal injury caused by a fall. The family recall that Gen. John C. Fremont gave up his room for the funer al, and seut a beautiful floral tribute repre seating the little fellow leaning out of the hotel window waving a Union flag. Liv ingston became an opium eater, lie got the sobriquet of “Doo” because he wrote out preemptions for it and signed them Dr. Liv ingston. Once he imagined when driving that Seventeenth street was a race-course, and lie tore along with a breakneck speed, knocking down policemen and smashing ve hicles. When tie was captured 30 bottles of laudanum ami two loaded revolvers were found under the seat of the buggy. lu one of his bankrupt Interims he got employment out west as a railroad engineer, but not knowing how to run the engine he shared his salary with the fireman, who ran it for him. One day the fireman was sick and Livingston found himself unable to stop the englue after startingit. It dashed along at breakneck speed, lie managed to jump off and take to the woods, never to return to the business. Almost by a miracle the lives of most of the passengers were saved by the accident that followed. The family, teared in luxury, is having hard work to keep the wolf from the door. The Fiftli avenue rela tives gave them the cold shoulder. The daughter has been Maud Granger’s maid, and is now trying to get a soubrette part up on Hie stage. She Still believes that she Is the heiress of the upper Livingston manor, and she hopes some day to discover it to he a fact. '• he Beal Halting Powder. The best baking powder is made from pure Cream of Tartar, Bicarbonate ot Soda, amt a small quantity ot flour or starch. Frequently other ingredients are used, aud serve a purpose tu reducing the cost and increasing the profits of the manufacturer. We give the Government Chemist's anal yses of two of the leading baking powders: 1 have examined samples ot “Cleveland's Superior Baking Powder” ami “Boyal Baking Powder," purchased by myself in this city, ami I find they contain: ‘I'levrtuuda stiipcrior Hulling Powder.” Cream of Tartar Bicarbonate of Soda Flour Available carbouio acid gas 12.01 percent; equivaleut to 118.2 cubic iuclies of gas per ex. * of Powder. ‘'Koyul Unking Powder.” Cream of Tartar Bicarbonate of Soda Carbonate of Ammonia Tartaric Acid Starch Available carbonic aeki gas 12.40 per cent, equivaleut VvlWiS cubic inches of gas per ox. Mi Vowder. Ammonia gas 0.43 per cent, equivalent to 10.4 cubic Inches per ox. of Powder. Note —The Tartaric Acid was doubtless in troduced as tree aoid, but subsequently com bined with ammonia, aud exists in the Powder as a Tartrate of Ammonia. E. G. LOVE, Ph. D. New York. Jan’y 17th, 1881. The above analyses indicate a preference for “Cleveland’s Superior Baking Pewder,” ami our opiuion is that it is the better preparation.— llall't Journal of Health. SEARLES’ ATHLOPHOROS As • SPECIFIC far Rheumatism and JVeuralgia, Has met with unparalleled success wherever it has been introduced, not only curing cases o' simple forms of these diseases, but many wonderful cures of CHRONIC RHEUMATISM are lecorded, and thus far not a single instance where relief has not been afforded. This medicine is put up with great care, contain ing nothing that would be in any way injurious to the most delicate constitution. Every one who has used It has recommended it to other sufferers, and if given a fair trial it will prove its own merits The following testimonial came to us entirely un solicited , and is a specimen of scores w * have on tile, the number increasing daily. New Haven, January 1,1883. R. N. SE ARLES: Dear Sir.—1 am glad to certify that your Rheu matic cure, Athlophoros. has cured my wife when all other remedies and the doctors failed. She was firostrate with severe rheumatic pain—could scarce y move in bed. After taking three doses, according to direction, 1 assisted her into a carriage, and she enjoyed the ride very much after being confined to her bed for three weeks, hoping for something to give relief. She has taken but one bottle to effect a permanent cure Yours respectfully, REV. E. N. SEEL YE. Agent Board of Charities, New Haven, (loan. For Sale by H. H HAY & SOX, Portland Me. prepared by THE ATHLOPHOROS COMPANY, lfiiWall dtreel, New York. Jnhm W. Perkin* A €•., Portland, Me., Wholesale Agents. ap21 d&w3m Gentle Women Who want glossy, luxuriant and wavy tresses of abundant, beautiful Hair must use LYON’S KATHAIKON. This elegant, cheap article always makes ths* Hair grow freely and fast, keeps it from falling out, arrests and cures gray ness, removes dandruff ami itching, makes the Hair strong, giving it a curling tendency and beeping it in any desired position. Beau tifnl, healthy Hair is the snre result of using Katbairon. IF YOU WANTs/SI A IlEAJ.LY GOOD STEEL PEN Ask your Stationor^g^^E 0 W7 or send S3 cents % ^^^y Instampafora , box contain- ^^^hAy vtpp] lng two y' Oluul, dozen NICKEJ.; AND , 'GILT, Assorted Pat terns, In a Nickel plated Match Bor. - ■ Bold by all Stationers. i, Blakeman, Taylor k Co., Bout Agents, New York. Tne4w FOR FRYING FISH AND OYSTERS OLIVE BUTTER has no equal. It Is more wholesome and economical than lard, and !» free from the pungent odor usual to cooking oils. COOK BOOK8, containing valnable recipes and instructions how to use OLIVE BUTTEK by tbe Principal of the Phila delphia Cooking School, MAILED FKEE upon ap plication, WAN ll INI*TON HI T« Hill’* MOWN, no23 PHILADELPHIA, PA. eod70t IMPORTED WINES & LIQUORS of nil Icinilft, in the ORIGINAL PACKAGES, -FOB SAME BY R. STANLEY & SON, Importers. 410 NEW WO. FORK NTBEKT. PORT l AM) 1TIA INF. Also, (leneral Manager* for New England, FOB THF t'FI. Fill! AT FIS Summit Mineral Sprint? Water, FROM 1IAHRIMON, MAINE. auglO dtf TELEPHONE NO. 623. Fire Insurance, marine Insurance Prompt and particular attention given to botli Fira and Marine liusiness. Strong CoinpnnhiM, Tiilr KntCR, Prompt S< tilrmi'iit ol losses. moHsc&piiKivim No. !> Exchange St., Portland, F. H. Mouse. II. N. Pinkiiam. apl9 eod1ui&w4tl7 Shore Kon<l Closed. 1VI OTICE Is hereby given that on Monday, Mav IN 14th, the Shore road In Ca|«s Elisabeth, from Cape Cottage to Pond Cote will be closed for repairs until further notice. Per order. may!4d3t BUSINESS CARDS. It liflOVAL Chadbourn & Kendall Have removed from No. 208 to 221) Miililln and No. 12 T» tuplo St*. ml'NMKX 'M III.OCH. I'urtliiml, Apiil 38, 1883. apSJOdlm MMTmw r/hsltMiklr nml firn.il CLOTHIERS. \o. 470 i'oaijSTcss 8t. LANCASTER RUILD1NW. !£> art lanD 0. G. Al.LKN, l». F. llAHKELL, H. L. J*NKH. t*b2 <Ww Herbra*! n. Ra'igjts, ATTORNEY AT LAW AMI SOLICITOR — or — imeriniii A l oreifjii No. 9:t Exchange St, Portland. Me. CSF*AU buSlneM relating to Patents i rouii.tlv uml fait it fully executed. jul2dlf BEEF, IRON & WINE. As a Nutritive touic, It vould be indicated in (be treat men t of im paired nutrition, imnrovishmcnt of the Blood, and in all the tarlous forms of general debility. This preparation is made from the woi-ld renewed Liebig’s Extract of Beef, Citrate of Iron and Pure Sherry Wine. Large bottles 50 cents. ELIXIR “TARAXI CUM COMPOUND Au agreeable Elixir composed of Fresh Dandelion, Wild Cherry and Gentian, chemically combined with Iron, Phosphorus and Quin, hie. One dose of Elixir Taraix euni will correct INDIGESTION and from one to three bottles (ae ro; ding t» the severity of the di sease) will permanently cure the worst form of the complaint. APPETITE, One bo;tie of Tarax icum Compound will insure a hearty appetite and increased di gestion. Large bottles 50 cents. CALISAYA CORDIAL This preparation, composed of Calisaya (or King’s Bark,) the most valuable species of the Peru vian Bark used in medicine and Aromatics forms one of the best TONICS in the world. As an appetizer and promoter of digestion it has no etjnal and persons recovering from fevers or other sickness, will find in this preparation au invaluable com Eanion. Price 50 cents for a large ottie. The three preparations above can he found at just one place in the City. GUPPY, . KINSMAN & ALDEN. REMEMBER THE PLACE. Adamson’s Botanic Cough Balsam has the endorsement of Jas. G Blaine, Esq. Rev. C. F. Penny, Co). Thomas Lombard, Rev. E. U. W. Smith, (all ot Augusta. We sell more ADAMSON'S BOTANIC: COUCH BALSAM than of all other Cough Remedies United. KINSMAN &AL0EN. mar 31 eodtf . TELEPHONE NO. 257. 8EBA00 LAKE: AM) LONtt CREEK CLARK & CHAPLIN ICE CO., Snccessors to I). W. Clark & Co., NO. 53 MARKET ST Price* f©r Families nod Office*. lO 1V>h. daily per month, #1.50 ir> * “ ** “ a.oo VJO “ ‘ '• •* 5^.50 CiiNtoiner.* can comnnnco taking Ico at any time they desire, and delivery will be continued until notice to stop Is re ceived at the office. Any customer leaving town, by giving notio at thk ornev, will be entitled t > a proper dcduc tion. We particularly request, our customer* to report any neglect of cur driver# in loaving the Ice; com plaints for carelessness or any other cause, If mode at the office, will bo attended to promptly. apr30 ilflw A large Mini cleinini lasorlmeui PIANO COVERS, al avioaisiilatrkr low price* al tlic PIANO and ORGAN Warcrooiu* of Samuel Thurston 8 Freest Block, PORTLAND. (No. 8.) WILL 10U CALL nov 14 dtt taor.M MisiiAr,. pauw. iB*a BAKER ^ CHOCOLATES \ Jlaker'e rremivm Chocolate, the !. r preparation of plain chocolate fot' I lly u»o. — Baker't Break font CV from which the cxccsa of oil bn* hci i removed, easily digested and admlrali’ adapted for invalids. — Baker't yam.1, z Chocolate, uaa drink or eaten as con fectionery is a delicious article i high!y recommended by tourists.— Baker's Jiroma, invaluable as a diet fbr chil dren.— German Sweet Chocolate, n most excellent article for families. Sold lijr Uroccra OTcrjrnlioro. ,, W. BAKER «fc CO., ZlorcAerfcr, Mas,. _MISCELLANEOUS_ _ - A GENUINE BARGAIN! We shall commence ihe sale of a job lot of AT $2.25 EACH, A T ATWOOD & WENTWORTH’S, 500 i'oiiKi'CNN Street. myU d3t THE ATTENTION — OF — GENTLEMEN is called to the elegant assortment of FINE READY - MADE CLOTHING finely made, which we have recently manu factured and placed on our counters. OUR STYES ARE CORRECT--OUR FITS EXCELLENT . Our prices are as low as is consistent with GOOD GOODS. Gentlemen’s Fine Spring OvcrsacksftlO to $27 Gentlemen’s Fine Spring Suits 8 to 28 Gentlemen’s Fine Spring Pantaloons 2 to 7 « ALLEN & COMPANY, 470 CONGRESS ST., - Market Square, PORT L,AKrD. inylS codim LADIES’OUTSIDE GARMENTS I'ur tlie above Goods visit the \ew Cloak Rooms of GEO. A. GAY A CO. Every Garment \ew Ibis spring. Large assort* mens and Lowest Prices in Portlund. CARPET DEPARTMENT. Purchaser* of Carpetings will find It greatly to their advan tage to inspect our Stock before purchasing elsewhere. We have no old style*. All netv this Spr.ng. Best makes and large assoituie.it. Our prices ure from A to lO per cent less than other dealers. SPECIALS THIS WEEK. I—We sha»I offer a new line of Summer Silks at 50 cents, a—A new Pne of Colored Dress Silks at $1.00. 3— Large assortment of Dress I'lannels. new shades, $1.00. 4— Silk and Lisle Gloves, in all the new shades. 5— We shall sell this week, to introduce, a new Laundried Shirt for $I.S5; equal to un> $1.50 shirt made. Perfect lining. GEO. A. GAY & CO., 499, CONGRESS STREET, Corner BROWN. inyli ’ ejdtf NEW GOODS IN EVERY DEPARTMENT H'o Old Goods to Show. Dress trimmings, Trimming Laces and Ribbons, Silk and Lisle Gloves, Hosiery, Corsets and Underwear. i devete my entire attention to tlbse goods and keep at all times the most complete assortment to he found in the city and at prices that merit the closest inspection. FRANK GOUDY, 561 * OHGKESS, Ilctwcen Oak and Green. ncnEnREK THESE HOODS ARE A SPECIALTY. mays dtf Ladies9 Underwear! We would call the attention of every lady in want of Summer Underwear to the quality that we are selling at 50 cents. They have the Patent Finished Seams, and all who see them acknowledge them to he the best value for the money In the market. High ami low necks, long and short sleeves Fine assortment of liner and lower priced goods always on hand. Owtii, Moore <fc Go. may 14 4 EASY LAWN MOWER. Tlx© best in tlx© Mnrltot Easy draft, Powerful Traction, Sleel Open Roller, Silent in Opera tion, Extremely Light, Rigid and Durable. For Sale by GEO. BLANCHARD & CO., AaniCUXiTUXlAL WAREHOUSE, 149 & 151 Middle St., Portland, Me. umylO # w oo42w • Tins I’liilndeliiliiii Lawn Slower OVER 100,000 IN USE. The Best Lawn Mower Made. IJgliH'Kt Bruit, mrost tf>nrnt>lc. f~vON’T buy Imitations of tbo Philadelphia when 1 f you can get the gOuulne article of us at great ly reduced price* v>m~ rivcrvtbliig for the Swurden- mid 1,5V, A LOWEST PRICES, WHOLE SALK AMI RETAIL. KEND LL & WHITNEY. may 10 Phaeton for Sale Cheap* CJECOND*HAM>, made by David Libby. Can be O seen at HAYES’ STABLE, Plum stre ln»7 dt* DR. CHASE, Christian Scientist. No Modi* ioo, SIoiHimisliip or Mesmerism. Testimonials can las shown from patlenta that have lawn cured ot nearly all diseases. Come and try this best of all ways to get well No. 101 ClTiUUSUtl.ANO NT. PonlniKl, - . . niniiie. OMcc Homi-ll la 4 mill J la Sp in. I'OIMNll.TATION Fit EE. uui3 ,13a _ F NANCIAL. We OFFER for SALE Pori land - - - IN Portland Water Co. • - (Is Portland A Ogtleuxbarg - (Is Mai e Ceutrul Consols Audroseoggin A Kennebec (is Leeds A Farmington - - (Is Cane Elizabeth - - (Is St Louis - • - (Is Cincinnati, Ohio * - 7s Akron, Ohio, School • • (is Youngstown. Ohio, School ds and other Desirable Securities. H. M PAYSON & CO., 3a Exchange Street. ap!7 eodtf J. B. Brown & Sons, BANKERS, *118 Middle Street, Offer for Sale Maine tVuiinl - .... ?ai I'oriliin<J imd Kennebec ... 0a. AudroNCoggiu nod Kennebec - 0a. Portland and Ogdenaburg - O*. « il> of Portland ------ 0a and other first-clans bonds and stocks. KterliBg and Continental Exchange bought and sold at most favora ble rates. de«14 dll CITY of CANTON, OHIO H 1-iS Per Ceni BONDS. I'opululiau.I t HIM). Aunwil Vuluuiion, ... .80,*>.11,130 Itrul Vuluuiion,.(14,000 OIMi Totul Debt, .9103,000 Canton Is one of the growing cities of Ohio; the county sent of Stark county and a railroad centra. Tho debt Is less than three per cent of assessed valuation. The Debt per capita I. only SI2.}] below we give the debt per capita of scute other citlea lu Ohio, as reported In the U. S. census returns of 1880; CiscuotiTi.(38.20 Clsvklam,. . 40 88 Toledo . 84 32 Columbus. .. 24.38 IMvtom. 28.48 FOB SALE BY Woodbury & Moultou Cor. Middle & Exchange Sts. dec30 eod.f BANKING norm; -OF — HENRY CLEWS & CO.. 18 .NEW STREET, NEW TORK. (NEXT DOOK TO THE STOCK EXCHANGE.) Stocks, Bonds, Grain, Cotton and Petroleum bought and sold on commission for cash or on margin. Deposits received. 4 per cent allowed on daily balances. Members of N. Y. Stock Exchange, the N. Y. Mining Stock Exchange, The National Pe troleum Exchange, N. Y Produce Exchange and the Chicago Board of Yade. Private wire to Chi cago. marl 9dtf BONDS. Uevtrsnral, Nlate, municipal and School Bosda bought and oold. Mprcinl attention given to bond, cf large cilie. and coantie.! Write u. if yon vriah to bay or •ell. PRESTON, KEAN A CO., Bankers, Chicago. mur6 eod8m F. F.HOLUM-CO., — DEALERS IS — DRUGS, MEDICINES, — AND — CHEMICALS. Hr~Fine Toilet Soaps. Bruabes and Combs, Perfum ery and Fancy Articles in Great Variety. Confec fecUonery; Cutlery and Stationery. Also a fine line of IMPORTED & DOMESTIC CIGARS. Cor. CONGRESS & GROVE STS. PORTLAND. F. F. HOLLAND. A. W. PIERCE. Prescription Department a Spec ialty and Fully Equipped. m&r28 dtf CHAMBERLliT kKOISTEO'S 151 CONGRESS STREET, Can be found a very line line of the cele brated Woolens manufactured at the large ami extensive manufacturing com nany of I'. A. k J. Sawyer, situated in Dover, >ew Hampshire. These goods are «uown all over the country to be su perior to most any other make, and the quality of wool from which they arc made is of the very'best. They give per* feet satisfaction, and this is a good op portunity for any man or boy to secure for himself a good woolen for fa new Spring suit. ' ll HALLET, DAVIS & CO.’S Upright an Square Piano-Fortes. Also Several other good manufacturers make, and several Now Style Organs. For Sale and to Let. 1'IAXO COVERS and 1‘IASO STOOLS Sat WM. P. HASTINGS’, ‘it Exchange St. MAPLEJ5UGAR! MAPLE SUGAR! — AT — 13 MARKET SQUARE. mar28 dtf Dr U KEXlsOA ha* opened an office in 1 ortland and ean bo found at So. 270 Middle SU Kdward’i and Walk Ilardware Btoro from 7th, to .Ua) J1 entertainments. PORTLAND THEATRE TWO NIGHTS O.'VLI. y Monday and Tuesday Even ings May 14th & 15th. [HE GRATTAN LITERARY ASSOCIATION . ~ WILL PLAT THE — SHAUGHRAUN - IN AID OF - St. Joseph Home, Decrlng, Tie. Appropriate scenery and correct costumes. Prices Ets usual. Tickets for sale by the members until the opening of box office. Box office open Friday May U. inaySdtd THE EAGY flENOS of HisIeFO I CLUB - will give an - Entertainment at Reform Club Hall, Corner of Temple and Congress streets, on WED NESDAY EVENING, MAY 10, consisting of Head ing, Singing, Ac. Supper will be served at close of entertainment. Tickets 10 cents; supper 16 cents. myl5 d2t LYCEUM THEATRE." Fred Mortimer. Manager, - JIONDAY MAV 14, Lew Cole, Lena Cole, Joe Hart, Laiacello Family, Alice Sherwood, and our great stock company. Prices as usual. Matinee (Saturday at 2.30. myl4 dlw Children’s Concert —or— 400 VOICES, Afternoon and Evening of MAY lOttL, At 3 and 8 o’clock. The main chorus will consist of 300 voices chosen from the (jrammar Schools, and a select chorus of mixed voices from the High School. Also, a chorus of 60 voice* from the Primary Schools will be Introduced, which will be varied in the evening. This will be the grandest affair of the kind ever attempted in Portland. Tickets 26 cts. Children 16 cts. which may be ex changed at Stock bridge's for reserved seats ] if de sired, by paving 26 cts. additional for adnlts, and 16 cts. for children. mayl4dtd PORTLAND THEATRE. Frank Curtis.Proprietor and Manager One Night, Wednesday, May 16. Will be presented under the Direction of MRS. ANNA J. DAY, Stratton's Romantic Opera, In three Acts, entitled GENEVIEVE. Usual Price*. Sale of Seats commence* Monday May 1*. may lend CITY HALL, WEDNESDAY EVENING, May 16 THE STORY oflhe JEANNETTE Illustrated Lecture — By _ BtY.HOSi LEE XEtl’t OtlB. Naturalist of the DeLonzArctlc Exploring Expedi tion. “Where We Went ” “WhatWe Saw,” and “What We Did.” The lecture la interspersed by Fwrty Mtrrrapti con View.. Reserved aeau 35 and 60 cent.. Admiaelon 25 centa. School and childrens (inclnding high and private schools) ticlteta 16 centa; reserved 26cents. For rale at Stockbridge'a, Saturday, Mav 12. mylO dlw CITY ADVERTISEMENTS. City of Portland. CITY 71 ARM DAL’S OFFICE. To Owners or Keepers of Dogs. THE Ordinances Of the City require that every owner or keeper of a dog shall annua'lv cans* it to be registered, described and licensed <for one year) in the office of the City Clerk, and shall cause it to wear around its neck a collar with the owner's rame, and regia ered number. It is my duty to cau-e all dogs to be destroyed which shall be found at large within the city with out a collar, as required by the Ordinances. BENJAMIN F. ANDREW?*, aprlD-dtf Ciiy Marshal. GENTLEMEN’S” JERSEY SHOES in all the leading etyie*. Genta’ English enamel low shoes with fancy top, all widths, sizes and half sizes. Gents' Jersey, fancy congress, very stylish. You can buv your Jersey Shoes on Congress street, at Sign of Gold Boot. • LADIES’ Curacoa kid button a specialty. Your long, slim, narrow feet perfectly ft ted. Our $2.00 kid button ia the best boot that can be sold for tbe mosey. Our $2.50 kid button, with French kid button low vamp box loe, very stylish, only $2.50. I.,dies' fancy cur acoa kid button, with mat t kid top. scollop vamp, box toe. cap toe, opera tee, new last, very stylish. Please call and examine, and get our prices. LADIES’ patent laather boots with matt kid top, all widths, from the narrowest to the widest. BOYS’ cloth top congress and button. Boys’ calf congress and lace. YOUTHS’ button and lace boots. Children’s & Misses* spring heel boots. 0 - Children’s «fc Misses’ school boots at bottom prices. SHIKfSEALER 421 Congress St. SHIN OF THE GOLD BOOT. my 12 eodtf WALLPAPERS Soring Opening. \\ e ure prepared to show at our new store a tine and complete as sortment of Wall Papers. All kinds ot Decorating ami ceiling work done in the best manner by competent workmen. Estimates, and samples giadlj furnished. LORING, SHORT k HARMON Opposite Preble House, AKA »*.