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NEW ADVERTISEMENTS TODAY. SECOND PAGE. J. E. Libby. _ Artists’ materials; W. W. Whipple & Co. Owen. Moore & Co. The Atkinson Company. AMUSEMENTS. Portland Theatre. FIFTH PAGE. Standard Clothing Co. EIGHTH PAGB Bines Brothers. The Atkinson Company. Maine Central excursion. Eastman Bros. & Bancroft Farrington Ss Bickford. AUCTION. F. O. Bailey & Co. New Wants, To Let. For Sale, Lost, Found, and similiar advertisements will be found under the appropriate headings on page G. Nothing contributes more towards a sound di gestion than the use of the genuine Angostura BJtters of Dr. J. G. B. Siegert & Sons. Ask your druggist. oct 21 FMW&wlw When Baby was sick, we gave her Castoria, When she was a Child, she cried for Castoria. When she became Miss, she clung to Castoria. When she had Children, she gave them Castoria. decll eod&wly Mrs. Winslow’s Soothing Syrup has been used over Fifty Years by millions of mothers for their children while Teething, with perfect success. It soothes the child, softens the Gums, allays Pain, cures Wind Colie. regulates the bowels, and Is the best remedy for Diar rhoea, whether arising from teething or other causes. For sale by Druggists in every part of the world. Be sure and ask for Mrs. Winslow’s Soothing Syrup. 25c. a bottle. feb8MW&F&wly For additional Local News see Fifth Page. BRIEF JOTTINGS. ' Yesterday was bright and pleasant. Miss Skeele is painting a portrait of the late Thomas Thornton for Saco Academy. Wooden Cushman has discovered 300 short lobsters in a car at Richmond’s Island. He has not identified the owner yet. The Young People’s Society of Willis ton church will omit its usual meeting this evening owing to the Columbus Day exercises at City Hall. The sociable that was to be held by Portland Division, S. of T., at their hall Friday night has been postponed one week on aooount of the Columbus Day celebration. Atkinson’s store will close at noon to day. The Atkinson employes will make a visit to Hieber’s new cottage this afternoon. In response to the call from Miss Greenwood the weekly W. C. T. U. meeting will be held at 36 Oak street Saturday at 3 p. m., instead Of Friday as usual. The Lakeside Press was never in bet ter condition than it is nowt Orders upon orders are piled up before them and they are running full day and night crews something that they have not done before for some time. Yesterday morning Mary Sullivan was brought before the Municipal Court by the sheriffs. Sho was charged with be ing a common drunkard, and was sen tenced to 30 days in the house of cor rection. This was the only business. Driver John H. Fleming of the Chem ical has been transferred to Hook and Ladder Ko. 3, vice driver Williams re moved. Spare driver George E. Cady has been appointed permanent driver and ha6 been assigned to the Chemical. The sheriffs made a seizure of hard stuff yesterday forenoon at tne place on York street kept by John and Ellen Howley. They also got a quantity at Mary Welch’s, 61 Centre street. Thomas P. Hinds, Henry M. Jones, John M. Marstou, Lyman H. Kelson, Milton A. Jewell aud James G. Whitten have been drawn for jurors in the Supreme Judicial Court, October term. Excursion to Lancaster. One of the most beautiful spots in New Hampshire is Lancaster, which nes tles—we believe that is the proper word for Mark Twain says it is—at the foot of the glorious Starr King mountain, a few miles away from Jefferson. The people who live in the town are hustlers, and keep things humming. There is going to be an excursion to that favored spot Saturday, over the mountain division of the Maine Central, and all will want to go. The train will leave Portland at 8 a. m., and get back at 6.30 p. m. You can spend tine day, if you prefer, at North Conway, Bartlett, Crawfords or Fabyans. The foliage is gorgeous, and the autum nal air like wine. Only $1.50 for the round trip, or $7 saved on regular fare. St. Dominions Coffee Party. At City Hall next Tuesday evening the annual promenade concert of the St. Dominic’s Conference will be held. This coffee party, held annually, has always been considered one of the events of the season, and a large attendance has al ways been present to help the conference raise the necessary funds to assist families that are more or less dependent on charity. PERSONAL. Prof. Gilbert is \o have a dancing class in Biddeford this winter. Rev. Charles Hunger will celebrate the 75tlx anniversary of his birthday at his home in Old Orchard, on the evening of October 20. Mr. John T. Flaherty, janitor at City Hall, has general sympathy on account of the sudden death of his wife Wednes day evening. Hr. E. W. Gould of Searsport, is in the city. Hr. Gould is commissioner of fish and game. Mr. F. H. Fassett and Miss Hattie Fas sett left Portland last evening for Boston. Mr. Fassett will examine several of the new buildings now in progress of con struction in that city and New York, while Miss Hattie will make an extended visit to friends in Syracuse, N. Y. A report has been circulated that Rev. Dr. Merrill of the Second Parish church had received a call to the presidency of Drury College, [a well known western university, but those best qualified to know' have not any reliable information as to the matter and Dr. Merrill is out of town. The report may have arisen from the fact that Dr. Merrill is a trustee of the college. Funeral of Hugh F. McGowan. The funeral services of the late Hugh F. McGowan W’ere held yesterday morn ing in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception at 10 o'clock, and were im pressive and largely attended. Rev. M. C. McDonough, rector of the Cathedral, officiated. After the solemn requiem mass, the rector delivered an eloquent and touching eulogy. He characterized in fitting words the quiet, peaceful death of the deceased, whose life was well choir intoned the responses in a most im pressive manner. Messrs. Duddy, Don ahue, Holding, McGowan brothers (cousins of the deceased) and Bradley were the pall bearers. The floral trib utes were beautiful. The Governor ill Chicago. Governor Burleigh of Maine, his staff and the Executive Council, were given a reception Wednesday morning on board tho man-of-war Michigan, which was ly ing off the Lake Front Park, Chicago. In the afternoon they accepted the invita tion of the commander of the revenue cutter Fessenden and took a cruise along the lower lake shore, making a landing at Jackson Park, where the vis itors were given an opportunity to in spect the state building. They were very much pleased with the location and the structure. Owing to the limited number of tickets available for the grand reception at the Auditorium Wednesday night the allotment to Maine was only nine admissions. The Governor had one and the other eight were distributed by lot. Surprise Party and House Warming. Last evening a large party of friends and neighbors of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer A. Jones, who have lately moved into their new house on Melbourne street, gave them a surprise party and house warm ing. The couple were successfully sur prised, not expecting in the least to have their home invaded so unceremonious ly. The evening was pleasantly spent, music being contributed, both vocal and instrumental. The guests presented to Mr. and Mrs. Jones a handsome onyx table, in token of their warm regard for them. Refreshments were served and the party separated at a late hour, wish ing their host and hostess no end of hap pmess m xneir pieasant, new nome. Women’s Indian Association. Tlie annual meeting of the Women’s Indian Association will be held in the Second Parish church, Monday, the 24th inst., beginning at 3 o’clock. Reports upon current Indian news, petitions, missionary and press work, will be given in the afternoon. In the evening, at 7.30 the meeting will he addressed by Rev. Drs. Dalton, Blanchard and several oth ers of the city pastors, upon the Indian question. A cordial invitation is ex tended to all to attend both of these meetings. Exonerated by the Conference. Rev. Theodore Gerrish, against whom charges were preferred in the South Da kota Methodist Conference, of having given deeds of land, to which he hjad no title, has been cleared by the conference and exculpated from all wrong doing. SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT. BEFORE JUDGE WALTON. Thursday—In the morning the two eases ol Proprietors of Long Wharf, appellants from judgment of municipal officers of Portland. Daniel Chase et ids, appellants from judg ment of municipal officers of City of Portland were taken up together. The appellants claim SGOO damage on the first action and $2000 on the second action. The damage is claimed to have been caused by the filling in and raising the grade In front of the store and tliereby compelling the appellants to raise their store to the level of the street, a distance of eighteen inches. The defence is. that by lining up the mud hole and fixing the street the property is in creased in value more than it cost to raise the buildings. Jury out. Locke & Locke for appellants. A. W. Bradbury for City Solicitor Lynch. Natural Fruit Flavors Vanilla ^ Lemon “ K Orange “ % Rose, etc, For sale by GEO. C. SHAW & CO., and ail First-Class Grocers. COLUMBUS DAY. How It Will Be Observed in Portland and Vicinity. Today, the 400th anniversary of the discovery of America by Columbus will be appropriately observed in this city and vicinity. The day is a holiday and the National offices, banks, wholesale and retail trade generally will close in honor of the occasion. In the Schools. In the morning, at 9 o’clock, in the various public schools of the city, the several programmes, as published in yesterday’s Piiess, will he carried out and parents and friends are invited to at tend. At City Hall. In the evening, at City Hall, the ex ercises will begin at 8 p. m. The vocal and instrumental music will be of a high order. The following programme has been arranged: Selection.Chandler’s Band Introductory Remark. .Bis Houor Mayor Ingraham Vocal selections.Haydn Quartette Address.Rt. Rev. .Tames A. Healy Singing.Haydn Quartette Address.Hon. Augustus F. Moulton Instrumental Music.Chandler’s Band Address.Rev. Matt. S. Hughes Singing of “America”.by the audience The committee on invitations, consist ing of Alderman Stevens, O. M. Lord and W. H. Brownson have sent printed invitations to prominent citizens, invi ting them to seats on the stage. The programmes will be very handsome and will have a portrait of Columbus on the cover, and are designed as souvenirs. Torchlight Parade. Previous to the exercises at the hall there will be a grand torchlight parade, participated in by the companies of both political battalions and the American Cadet Band, under command of Col. T. TT rj-fl.tp.lv. TMip Vinfallinnc will fnrm in Monument Square at 7.30, and at 7.45 line o£ march will be taken up, going over the following route: Congress to Lafayette, to Quebec, to North, to Cumberland, to High, to Deering, to State, to Congress, to Vaughan, to Brackett, to Pine, to Emery, to Spring, to Clark, to Danforth, to State, to Spring, to High, to Congress, to Monument Square and be dismissed. All horsemen intending to take part in the cavalcade are requested to report to Capt. L. E. Tibbetts. Citizens are cordially invited to illu minate their residences along the route of procession. In the Suburbs. At Cape Elizabeth, Deering and West brook the schools will observe the day with exercises as published yesterday, and at Westbrook in the evening there will be patriotic music and addresses by prominent citizens in Odd Fellows’ hall. Police Review. There will be a review of the police this afternoon at 3 o’clock by the Mayor, committee on police, and Police Examin ing Board at City Building. Th. Bicycle Race. At a meeting of the Cumberland Coun ty Cyclists, held last evening, it was voted that the race start from the corner of Reed and Ocean streets at 3.15 p. m. These are the entries: No. Name.Club. _M. S. 1— J. J. Timmons, C. C. C.2 2— L. E. Pride. .1 30 3— C. H. Clifford, .1 15 4— F. H. Drinkwater, C. C. C.1 15 5— H. A. Ron ton, S. C. C.1 15 C—,T. IV. Craig, C. E. W.1 15 7— E. P. Cietcliell,' C.C.C.1 8— L. P. Huston, P. T. W.1 9— J. A. Bea ty, S. C. C.1 10— W. J. Whitney.1 11— Breese Barbour,L. & A. W.1 12— L. C. Gilson, C. C. C.Scratch 1.3—E. H. Gargan, C. C. 0. 14—Aubrey Dyer, L. & A. W. “ Souvenir Programme. The programme for the exercises on Columbus day at City Hall is a hand somely engraved and printed folder is sued from the establishment of the Lakeside Press of this city. The first page shows a combination of historic and interesting scenes in the career of Columbus with his portrait and coat of arms. The design is by Ed. Withington Robinson, well known in this city and the designer of the company. Eastern Toilet Company. U r. ~r.c _rn •!_». Company, held Tuesday, the following officers were elected: President—Henry S. Triekey. Treasurer—George H. Libby. Clerk—Seth L. Larrabee. Directors—Henry S. Triekey, George H. Lib by, R. W. Cole, David O. Moulton, George Mil liken, David E. Moulton, Nathaniel M. Mar shall. This company is engaged in the manu facture of the “Century Cream.” The reports show a large and increasing busi ness. League of American Wheelmen. The League of American Wheelmen is voting for officers by mail. The candi dates are as follows: Chief Consul—Charles L. Bachelder, Saco; L. E. Cobb, Rockland. Vice Consul—S. G. Swift, Belfast. Secretary and Treasurer—Charles A. Litch field, Lewiston. Representatives—S. A. Phillips, George C. Babcock, Portland; W. R. Stevens, Lewiston. Arthur P. Howard declines to serve as secretary and treasurer. Harrison Guards’ Ball. We hope all our Republican readers will respond readily to the application to take tickets to the ball to be given by the Harrison Guards the first of next month. The Guards are a splendid campaign company and do great credit to the par ty. The ball is intended to secure funds so that the company can go to Boston and take part there in the great parade in November. The members of the company will call on their friends with tickets. Long Distance Telephone. Portland is to have close speaking ac quaintance with Farmington by long dis tance telephone. The line was opened yesterday and connection made. Con versation was heard with great distinct ness and carried on with the greatest ease. Chicago and return $28, good for thirty days. Grand Trunk city ticket office, 2 Exchange street. in .Mrs. Mary E. O’Fallon of Piqua, O., says the Phy sicians are Astonished, and look at her like one Raised fromjlie Dead Long and Terrible Illness from Blood Poisoning Completely Cured by Hood’s Sarsaparilla. Mrs. Mary E. O’Fallon, a very intelligent lady of Piqua, Ohio, was poisoned while as sisting physicians at an autopsy 5 years ago, and soon terrible ulcers broke out on her head, arms, tongue and throat. Her hair all came out. She weighed but 78 lbs., and saw no prospect of help. At last she began to take Hood’s Sarsaparilla and at once im proved ; could soon get out of bed and walk. She says: “ I became perfectly cured by Hood’s Sarsaparilla and am now a well woman. I weigh 128 lbs., eat well and do the work for a large family. My case seems a wonderful recovery and physicians look at me in astonishment, as almost like one railed from the dead.” HOOD’S PILLS should be in every family medicine chest. Once used, always preferred. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. t To - Day is a legal holiday throughout the country bv Act of Congress. 9 It is designed to commemo rate the four hundredth anni versary of the discovery of America by Columbus, and the chief feature of the observance is the dedication of the World’s Fair Buildings in Chicago. Un der one roof, 90,000 persons will occupy chairs, with 35,000 more on the outer circle. THE DIFFERENCE. You can buy a Suit or Overcoat ready-made to look well, fit well, and made from the finest imported or domestic fabric, and you will look dressed with the finest. Or you can buy ready-made that makes you look as though you had ent yourself to wear out somebody dse’s misfit. The difference is in the store. Ours are correct, else they ivouldn’t be here. The boys are fast finding out that we have made special efforts for them this fall. Take a look at our window as you pass the store. FARRINGTON & BICKFORD Formerly Farrington Bros., 542 CONGRESS STREET. 0.11 lllilSiliSSii . . This Child’s Garment comes in a tan or gray mixed stripe, and the cape is detachable. For the price it is one of the best selling Children’s Garments we have. FIIXOES ; 4 years $6.00; 8 years $6.50; 6 years 6.25; 10 years 6.75; 12 years $7.00. Eastman Bros, & Bancroft. Li 61 U oct21dlt Do you know the smartest town in Hew Hampshire is LANCASTER? As well as one of the most beautiful spots in the White Mountain region; this hustling town is but 4% hours ride from Portland over the “MID-AIR LINE” the Ogdensburg Division of the Maine Centra* R. R„ and TOMORROW Satnrday, October 22d, Excursion tickets will be sold for $1.00 from Portland and all stations to Cornish inclu sive. $1.20 from West Baldwin and stations to Redstone inclusive. $1.00 from North Conway to Bartlett inclusive. Special train will leave Portland 8 a. in., ar riving at Lancaster in season for dinner, and reaching Portland on return at 6.30 p. nt,; or you can spend the day at North Conway, Bartlett, Crawfords or Fabyans, If desired. h Regular fare to Lancaster and return. Faro for Excursion of October • 22(i. <£> y The difference in your favor. Quite a come clown, eh? oct21d2t NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. j NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. ON YX TABLES » eg 3 >< M ■ ■ ■ ■ » l" ^ :: is X 3 Z CO 83 i, and 33. es AT ABOUT HALF THE USUAL RETAIL PRICE. 6 doz. Fern Vases at $ .25 each 2 “ Yeddo “ “ .45 “ 6 “ Golporf “ .50 “ 1 “ Jardinieres, Ige, at 2.00 “ 1 “ “ med., “ 1.50 “ 6 “ Small Baskets “ .30 “ 6 " Fern Pots “ .25 " Majolica Cream Pitchers .06 “ 2 doz Portland Vases, med, at $1.00 2.large, “ 1.50 2 “ Large Vases “ 1.50 2 “ Medium “ “ 1.00 2 “ Small “ “ .50 1 “ Colport Vases, med., “ 1.0$ Majolica Cuspadors. assorted sizes and decorations at .25 This Sale for Friday and Saturday. YOU ARE INVITED TO SEE THE FINE WARES IN THE Crockery Department. THE ATKINSON COMPANY ■ Isaac C. Atkinson, General Manager, ■ NIIDDLE PEARL AAR TIAE STREETS. oct21 d-’t DRESS GOODS DRESS TRIMMINGS. When you have selected your dress patterns from the $1.00 Dress Goods we offer at 50c per yard, You may need something inthe way of Trim mings. WE ARE SHOWING A FULL LINE OF Colored Silk Trimmings at 12 l-2c, 18c, 25c, 50c, 75c per yard. Colored Jet Trimming at 42c, 87c, $1.00, 51.25, $2.00 per yard. Russian Bands at 50c and 75c per yard. Feather Edges at 62c, 75c, $1.00 and $2.25 ___ fyeti mi If you need a black dress, we can offer no bet ter bargain than the 75c India Serges we offer at 59c per yard. For Trimmings we offer some newpatterns in Slack Silk Trimmings at 12 l-2c, 18c, 25c, 38c, 52c up to $4.50 per yard. Black Silk Fringes at 87c, $8.12, $125 and $1.50 per yard. Black Feather Trimmings at 62c, 87c and $i.OO per yard. New Patterns irt 6!Ik and Beaded Corselets and Bodices. RSNES BROTHERS. '