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dare witli one voice, that his greatness was more evident in his constancy of purpose, his unfailing courage in dis tress and defeat, and liis victory over ad verse fortune. , . Thus also when I consider one friend less man, who despite the opposition of the world, sets himself to one great pur pose: whether I behold him begging food for himself and child at the monastery door, or laboring, representing, petition ing from court to court for 21 years; or alone withstanding the fears, the mur murs, the threats of his whole company at sea. Fellow citizens, if this be not true greatness, I know not where from my watchtower of centuries I can present it to you. I am not here to discuss the Carpings and Criticisms of ancient or modern faultfinders. T.ook back upon what was said of Lincoln, or of Washington himself and see whether greatness can escape the tongue or pen of envy. That Columbus was a morta1 man, we are not disposed to deny. But if you would judge of the fit of his clothes, do not dress him up in a cos tume of present usages, ideas and habits, and thus try him by your modern i scales. In like manner, when you would judge of the great Isabella, the woman, the wife, the queen, go back to her day. Consider a nation at war for eight hun dred years, anxious to drive out open enemies by war; secret enemies by watching espials, the inquisition, if you wifi and do not commit the absurd mistake of imputing to Spain alone, the crime of religious persecution. Was Germany or Sweden or England free from it? Was there an inquisition known even in New England? Was there none in our late unpleasantness, as we love to call it? Outsiders sometimes say that . even now, there is a shadow of inquisition in this State of Maine, inquiring and regula ting the details of life with persistent scrutiny. ... . every age and like circumstances will produce like results. I leave Columbus to vour (thoughts. He was a Catlidlic, a Roman Catholic, a devoted Catholic. Forgive him that. There was nothing else known to Christendom except in the schism of the East or in obscure corners of the West. If he was a Catholic, so were the Cabots from England, and all the navigators of his time and for a cen tury after him. From other imputations and accusa tions I shall not attempt to defend him. I shall not deny that he was a man, a mortal man, bv whom worldly success, and honor, and rank, and riches were sought. But, from my watch tower, as a witness of passing generations, I must declare that mistaken as he was as to the exact land he had discovered, no ad venturer ever went forth with a more definite object in view; no hero ever overcame greater obstacles! And surely, all who read his manifes tos, his letters, or his prayers, will ad mit that no man known as a layman in history ever set forth with nobler, purer, or more Christian views and hopes for the conversion of the nations to the truths of the Gospel. This much of Columbus. What The Results of That Discovery have been, the world recognizes, and the world has applauded. The 400th anni versary has passed into history. What the results have been to us as a country and as a nation, we all see, or • try to see. Historians and essayists, partisans, claim for that individual, this race or that Congress, all that is good, glorious and noble in our Constitution and laws. All like to think well of themselves. But from my watch tower, I discern that while men with their puny strength and imperfect knowledge, build of rough, rude and misfitting blocks, there is a Providence, “a destiny that shapes our ends, rough-liew them as we may.” God is the architect. The very diversity of races and views and consciences, which shared in the original struggle for na tional life and independence softened the asperities of former legislation, and the common dangers endured together com pelled the early founders to recognize a common brotherhood in the different races, who had fought for our liberty. I descend from my tour as a witness of past events. And as a Bishop I pray mat centuries yet uu tumo ni«*v cujvj peace, in union, this goodly heritage which is ours today. As an individual who has lived long and seen much of other countries and nations, with a sat isfaction which every year increases, I repeat with our great statesman and or ator, Daniel Webster: “Thank God, yes, I thank God, I too am an American.” Angustns F. Moulton, F.sq., spoke of the influence of Columbus’s discovery on the development of govern ment by and for the people. Speaking of Columbus himself, he said: “It wras no common courage that could lead with • out hesitation in a direction where the wisest predicted nothing but disaster and death. Columbus has been called a fanatic. In some respects it may be that he was such. The world owes some thing to fanaticism. It has carried men forward in times and places where cool ana considerate judgment would not dare to tread. But it is little to the pur pose to discuss the character of the indi vidual. To my mind what he was mat ters little in comparison with what he did. He was the instrument used by Providence to begin the development of a continent where an opportunity should be given for the reign of the common people. This country has from the first seemed to be a child of destiny. We can follow in successive steps its discovery, settlement and growth, and see how all things have combined to make it what it is.” The Haydn Quartette again appeared’ and after there came Rev. Matt S’ Hughes, pastor of the Chestnut street church: Mr. Hughes’s Address. Mr. Chairman, Ladies and Gentlemen: This magnificent audience testifies more eloquently than speech, that patri otic sentiment is not running at low tide in the Forest City. Our city government is to be congratulated because the general interest in the Columbian anniversary lias been rightly estimated, and under their auspices the event has been so fitly celebrated. Enthusiasm in the obser vance of national memorials indicates a love of country, and is always a good omen. When a nation is mindful of its past, tiiere is hope for its future. Today the name of Columbus is on every lip. There are widely divergent estimates of his character and services. There are those who look at him across the depths of 400 years through the telescope of hero-worship and see in him a scar of the first magnitude. Others w hose eyes have perhaps been dimmed by prejudice do not perceive him to be the morning star of American history. Columbus has been villilied and canon ized by orator and writer, indeed, with in the past few days, after Columbus had rested in the grave for nearly four centuries, men have been found brave enough to stand and call him a liar and a scoundrel. If I gather anything like a correct idea of the man, I do not think they would have been so liberal in their epithets during the life-time of Colum bus, except at long range. History should speck truth even of the dead, but needless abuse from any source reacts upon the one who makes use of it. Detraction cannot rob Columbus of his achievements. All that has been spoken or written derogatory of his personal character eanuot alter the historical rec ord of the deeds which made him fa mous. There are some facts which no one wdll deny. Columbus was possessed of an ambition to open an eastern pas sage to the Indies. This was the master purpose of his life. He faithfully pur sued his object through long years of discouragement and defeat. He over came adverse circumstances and sur mounted disheartening obstacles. He sailed away into an unknown sea, follow ing the pathway of no other mariner. He stood alone against the timidity and sup erstition of his fellow voyagers. He found land in the western sea and his discovery marked an epoch in history. Whatever else may be spoken or written concerning Columbus the^e cardinal facts remain. Because of these achieve ments he receives today the honors of this anniversary. rn1_'_1_1.1 „ I-,... ~ bus never stood upon the North American continent; though it is certain that oth ers were before him in the discovery, the Norsemen antedating his voyage by 600 years, their discovei'ies were barren of results, while that of Columbus was the beginning of American history. Whether or not Columbus was a good man we cannot withhold theneed of praise. We honor him for what he did, though we may not praise him for what he was. We”remember him not as a saint, but a discoverer. We praise not because he was immaculate in character, but that he was intrepid in enterprise. On Mem orial Day when we commemorate the deeds of our citizen soldiery we do not ask if they were successful in business or spotless in life. We only ask if they were good soldiers in time of need, and it they were we strew flowers upon their resting place and speak for them our words of eulogy. So tonight I simply ask Did Columbus Unlock the Gates of entrance to the Western World? and if he did my tongue shall speak his praise. Columbus lived in a time when the world was rousing from the lethargy of mediaevalism. It was a time of general awakening in literature and art, in sci ence and religion. The printing press was already at work and ready to cross the water to the New World. The foun dations of modern England were being laid by Henry VII. At Florence, Savon orola was antedating the Reformation. Already Copernicus was in the world and soon the name of the navigator of the deeps of the heavens will be written in history by the side of the name of the Lord Admiral of the Seas. Feudalism was grown old and| tottering to its fall. It died in the Providence or God before it could plant its castles on American mountains, its armored knights contral American people, or its serf toil on American soil. Time stood with two indispensable gifts in his hands for Co lumbus—the mariner’s compass and the quadrant, without whichjjlie could not have made his voyage. Such was the time—what of the man? There are some characteristics of Columbus worthy of careful consideration. He possessed many nat ural and acquired qualifications for his work. In early life he had acquired a practical knowledge of seamanship upon the Mediterranean. He was the heir of the knowledge and theories of the past. He was an earnest student of the science of his day. Long before the time of Christ philosophers, as far back as Aris tatle, had taught that the world was round. The ancient geographer, Strabo, promulgated the theory that the ocean encircled the land, so that one might sail from the eastern shores of India to the westward shores of Spain. He knew the results of Marco Polo’s travels, and was in correspondence with Toseanelli, a distinguished scientist of Florence. It is even said that Columbus made a voyage to Iceland and familiarized himself with the traditions of the voyages of the Norsemen. But Columbus had other qualifications tTian those of nature, education and ne cupation. It is true that he was an edu cated man in the science of the 15th cen tury; it is true that he was a man of practical experience as a navigator; it is true that he" was a man of indomitable will; all this is true, and yet you have not disclosed I The Mainspring of His Career. He was a man of one idea, but his faith made that idea a religious idea. You cannot explain the life of Columbus and leave God out of the equation. Co lumbus moved with the impetus of a re ligious faith that must have seemed to those about him fanatical, and which did partake in some measure of that element. He felt that he was divinely commis sioned to search out a new passage to the Indies by way of the west, and to rescue the Holy Sepulcher, Jerusalem and Con stantinople from the domination of the Turks. He went so far in this belief that ho imagined that there were certain parts of the prophetical portions of Holy Scripture that had reference to him. In a letter which lie wrote to Queen Isabella he made this statement: “A voice came to me as I lay by the river Belea: ‘God will cause thy name to be wonderfully remembered through the earth, and he will give thee the keys to the gates of the ocean, which are closed now with strong chains.’ ” His life from beginning to end was a life of prayer. Through all his discour agements and defeats lie was upborne by his faitli in God. Through 18 years lie walked by faith. Jeered at in Italy, betrayed by King John of Portu gal, * and slighted by Ferdi nand and Isabella he remained steadfast. He endured poverty almost to beggary. He lost his friends, and was a lit oD.ject of malicious attack for his foes. Men who might have helped him turned cold ly from him. The very children on the street, as they came to know of Sis dream of discovery, tapped their fore heads with their lingers significantly as Columbus passed by. But morning, noon and night he held conference with God, and went unwearied toward the goal. I repeat it, you cannot explain Columbus and leave God out. He starts from Palos as lie arises from the celebration of the Lord’s Supper. He leads his little fleet in a vessel named for the Ulessed Virgin Mary. He kneels upon the ground of the newly discovered land and prays. He consecrates that laud to God, and calls it San Salvador in honor of Christ, our Saviour. In early days America was known as the Land of the Holy Cross. Through all liis life, faulty though it may liave|been in many Wiiys, you find this same strong and sim ple faith. It may be said of Columbus, as was said of Abraham: “He endured as seeiug Him who is invisible.” The religious element in Columbus marks him as The Chosen Agent of Divine rrovidence. and we cannot but believe that his sim ple faith was honored by that God who lias charge of the affairs of this and all worlds. The world honors Columbus to day, because he honored God and God in turn honored him in discovering America. The achievement of Columbus should be studied in its proper relation to the general history of our country. The concentration of public thought upon any one event, such as that which now engages our attention, has a tendency to magnify it beyond due proportion, and we are likely to attribute to _ it results which canuot in historical justice be placed to its credit. In bestowing hon ors upon one of our benefactors there is no need that we pluck the laurels from others with which to deck the brow of the hero of the hour. In showing our gratitude to one we need exhibit no in gratitude to others. Our history is rich in illustrations, names and deeds. Co lumbus was the discoverer of America, but he was not the discoverer of the America of today. Columbus found the continent of America—but America of today is something more than a conti nent. The name now stands for ideas, government and institutions. Columbus did not discover our populous cities, our splendid industries, our Christian civili tion, our political freedom, our religious liberty, our* republican institutions. Co lumbus marked the beginning—others led the progress. Columbus discovered +li« arprin—of.liors I carried on the COn fiicts. So while we as Americans honor Columbus as a discoverer and give him an honored place in the galaxy of illus trious names in our history, he stands in the company of other noble benefactors,' such as Washington, the father of his country, the signers of the Declaration of Independence, the lovers of their country, the soldiers of our wars, the heroes and martyrs of their country, and Lincoln, the. libera tor of his country. These and each of these we hoiJfer, each for his own partic ular work in our history. I am glad the Roman Catholic church has a pride in Columbus as her son. as shown by the eloquent remarks of Bishop Healy. Protestant churches join in hon oring him without a pang of jealousy for they possess illustrious sons as well. While our friends point to Columbus the discoverer of America, we look back with loving eyes to Washington, the father of his country. While they claim Columbus, we claim Lincoln, the eman cipator of his country. While they hon or Columbus, we honor Grant, the war rior of his country, and in all these we have a common pride. Tonight, because of all that has been accomplished by our ancestors we stand face to face with grave responsibilities. The work of Columbus is done and well done as history and this anniversary proclaim. The work of our Revolu tionary fathers was done and well done as our government of the people, for the people and by the people testifies. It remains for us to walk in the shining paths they pioneered, to maintain that which they have given us, and to be true to every demand increasing oppor tunities may make of us. The celebration closed by a grand musical finale,—the singing of America by the audience, accompanied by the band and Haydn Quartette. SUNDAY SERVICES jgp-The Sail Loft meetings are held at No. G Central Wharf every Sunday morning, commen cing at 10.30 a. in. Strangers and others are cordially invited to be present. All are welcome. Allen’s Corner, Leering-“Universaiist services will be held next Sunday evening in Morton’s Hail. Rev. E. W. Webber, of West brook, will be the speaker. Bethel Church, No, 283 Fore street, near Custom House, Rev. Francis Southworth, pastor. Services at 10.30 a. m., 3 and 7 p. m. Services Tuesday and Friday evenings at 7-30 p. m. All from sea and land invited. Seats free. Chestnut St. M. E. Church—Rev. Matt. S Hughes, pastor; Rev. Israel Luce, associate pastor. 10.30 a. m., Preaching by the pastor; 1.30 Sunday school; 3.00, preaching by the pastor; G.00, Epworth League prayer meet ing; 7.30,General praise and prayer service. All are cordially invited to these services. Church of the Messiah, (Universaiist)— Rev. G. I. Keirn. pastor. 10.30 preaching; 12m. Sunday School: 5 p. m. Children’s meet ing; 6 p. in. Young People’s Christian Union; 7 p. m., Preaching. Rev. H. S. Whitman, Pres. Westbrook Seminary, will officiate morning and evening. Congress St. M. E. Church—Rev. Geo. D. Lindsey, pastor. 10.30, Sunday School with pastor’s Bible Class; 3 p. m., preaching by the pastor; G p. ni., meeting of the Junior En deavor Society: 7 p. ni., Song and Gospel Ser vice. A cordial invitation extended to all. Congress Square Church (First Univer saiist,) Rev. Dr. Blanchard, pastor. Service 10.30 a. m. The pastor will officiate. Sun day school at 12m. Gospel Mission—Rev. S. F. Pearson, pastor. Sunday school and pastor’s Bible class, 3 p.m.; service of song, 7 p. ni.; preaching by the pas tor 7 so n. in. All are welcome. Clark Memorial M. E. Church, Wood fords—Kev. H. Hewitt, pastor. Sunday school at 1.301>. ill Service at 2.30 p.m. Preaching by the pastor. Subject, “Character.” Prayer and praise service at 7 p. m. First Presbyterian Church — Cor. Park and Pleasant Streets, Kev. Sidney S. Conger pastor. Preaching at 3.00 p. m. by Kev. A. H. Wright, and 7.30 p. m. by Kev. C. E. Cate. Sunday school at 2 p. in. All are welcome. Seats iree. First Parish Church— (Unitarian), Con gress street. Rev. .John C. Perkins, pastor Services at 10.30 a. m. and 7.30 p. m. Friends’ Church—Oak street, near Con gress. Meeting for worship at 10.30 a. m. Bible school at 12 m. Social prayer meeting at 7.30 p. m. Seats free. No collections taken. All persons cordially welcome. . Free Street Baptist Church—Preaching at 10.30 a. m. and 7.30 p. m. by Rev. J. B. Thomas D.D.. of Newton Centre, Mass. Sub ject of morning discourse, “Home Missions.” Sunday school at 12 m. Y. P. S. C. E. prayer meeting at 0.15 p. m. First Baptist Church.—Kev. W. S. Ayres, pastor. Children’s Day. Illustrated Sermon by the pastor at 10.30 a. m. Sunday school at 12 m. Preaching at 7 p. m. All are cordially invited to attend these services. Free Church—Western Ave., Deeriug, Young men’s meeting at 10 a. m. Service of worship with sermon by the pastor at 10.45 a.m. Sunday sciiool at the close of the morning ser vice. Praise service at 3 p. ill. Y. P. S. C. E. meeting at 0.30 p. m. Gospel service, consist ing of singing by children from the Sunday School and sermon by the pastor at 7.30 p. ill. All are welcome. Seats free. High Street Church.—Kev. W. II. Fenn, D D., pastor. Morning service at 10.30a.m. Lecture at 7.30 p. m. Subject: "Cardinal Mistakes in the Moral Training of Truth.” Ilslf.y Hall, East Deeriug—Preaching at 10.30 a. m.. by the pastor, Rev. H. Hewitt. Sunday school at 2 p. in. Prayer amt praise service at 7.00 p. in. Ligonia Congregational Church, Cape Elizabeth—Preaching by Kev. S. F\ Pearson at 10.30 a, m.; Sunday school at 2 p. m. Gospel services conducted by Deacon T. B. Percy at 5 p. m. All are invited. New Jerusalem Church—New High St. Rev. J. B. Spiers, pastor. Services and preach ng at 10.30 a. m. Subject, ■•The beast of ingathering.” Sunday School at 1- m. Meeting Tuesday at 7.30 p. m. in the library. Subject for discussion: "The Growth ol the NTew Church.” The public are welcome to all die meetings. Preble Chapel—'W. T. Phelan, pastor Sunday school at 2 p. m. Preaching by the raster at 3 p. m. "Noble Lives, Noblo Deeds” it 7.30 p. m. A cordial invitation to all our services. Pine Street M. E. Church—Preaching at 10.30 a. m. and 7.30 p. m. by the pastor, Rev E. L. House. Subject, of morning sermon: ‘The Hieher Criticism” Evening subject; “No.” Sunday school at 12 m. Epwortli League meeting at 0.30 p. m. All are welcome. St. Stephen’s Church— (Protestant Epis' lopal), Congress St. liead of State, Rev. Dr Dalton, rector. Morning service 10.30; Sun day school at 12 m. All are welcome. The St. Stephen’s church will be open all sum mer as usual. Members of congregations whose -lunches are closed are cordially invited, and all others. Second Advent Church—Congress Place Rev. E. P. Woodward, pastor. Prayer meeting at 10.30 a. in.; Sunday school at 1.30 p. nr Preaching at 3.00 and 7.30 p. m. Seats free. St. Luke’s Cathedral — State street; Dlergy, Rt. Rev. Henry A. Neely, D. D., Bishop, Rev. C. Morton Sills, I). D., Canon. Services— Morning prayer. Sermon and Holy Communion it 10.30 a. m.; Sunday school catechising at 3 i. m.; evening prayer (choral) with sermon at 7.30 p. m. At the morning service the sub ject of the discourse will be the general conven don of the church now assembled in Baltimore, with special reference to the changes made in die Book of Common Prayer by the revision which is just now completed. State Street Congregational Church —Services in the Chapel at 10.30 a. in. and 7.30 p. m. by Rev. J. L. Perkins, D. D. Sunday school at 12 m. St. Lawrence Street Church—Rev. A. H. Wright, pastor. Preaching by the pastor at L0.30 a.in. Sunday school at 1.30 p. m. Cho al service and gospel address at 7 p. m. Social meeting at 8 p. m. Union Hall—143 Free street. Services at 230 and at 7.30 p m.; also every night through le week, led by N. A. Genthner. Woodford Congregational Church— Rev. Edwin P. Wilson pastor. Itoruing service 10.30 a. ra„ preaching by the pastor. Sunday school at the close ot morning service. Even mg service at 7 p. m. Prayer meeting Tuesday it 7.30 p. m. Y. P. S. C. E. meeting Friday at 7.30 p. m. A cordial welcome to all. Williston Church—Corner Thomas and Dan-oil streets. Rev. Dwight M. Pratt, pastor. Preaching services at 10.30 a. m. Theme—“The [acuities of the soul,—intellect, emotion and nr***,—*** -v**on iwuuuu w -j school at 12 m. Evening sermon, Theme— 'Christianity and Womankind.” West Congregational Church—Congress street. Rev. James A. Anderson, pastor. Preaching service at 10.30 a. m. Sunday school 12 m. Vesper service 7.00 p. m. Strangers ire cordially invited to all services. The pas :or will repeat by special request the sermon lelivered last Sabbath. Subject: “National Prosperity ana Its Dangers.” WIT AND WISDOM. “Don’t be afraid! I’ll help you across, my little maid.” Pigmies vs. Giants. Lilliputian as they are in size (being no larger than mustard seeds), they achieve results that their Brobdignagian opponents utterly fail in. We refer to the efficacy of the powerful prepar ation known as Dr. Pierce’s Pleasant Pellets compared with that of their giant competitors the old stylfe pill. Try the little giants, when dyspepsia, liver complaint, constipation, bilious ness, or any kindred ills assail you, and you’ll make no mistake—they’ll disappear at once. • Permissible English.' “If I have to wait much longer,” said the new boarder to tliis landlady, “I shall leave the table.” “Thanks, awfully,” said the landlady, “tables come high just now.” Then he tore up the front stairs.—Detroit Free Press. To start a new growth of hair, Hall’s Hair Re newer is the best preparation. A Saving Clause. Mr. Chugwater—Yes, you’ve built an elegant dwelling, Billus, but don’t you know that when a man past middle age puts up a house he hard" ly ever" lives to enjoy it? Mr. Billus (with a sigh)—I haven’t any fears, Chugwater. there’s a heavy mortgage on it.— sj;ef praise. Self praise is no recommendation, but there are times when one must permit a person to tell the truth about himself. When what he says is supported by the testimony of others no reason able man will doubt his word. Now to say that Allcock’s Porous Plasters are the only genuine and reliable porous plasters made is not self praise in the slightest degree. They have stood the test for over thirty years, and in proof of their merits it is only necessary to call attention to the cures they have effected and to the voluntary testimonials ;of those who used them. Beware of imitations, and do not be deceived by misrepresentation. Ask for Allcock’s and let no solicitation or explanation induce you to accept a substitute. A Considerate Friend. Mr. Clieekly—I’d like to borrow your um brella. Mr. Friendly—But you have got one of your own in your hand. Mr. Cheekiy—Yes, I know, but it Is a new one and it is going to rain like the very mischief.— Texas Siftings. Some Are at the Work Now. “I wish you would let me look at your imbe_ cile patients,” said a man to the superintendent of an insane asylum. “I have a job 1 can give the man with the least vestige of mind.” ‘Indeed! What is It?” "1 want him to suggest names for race horses.”—New york Sun. Ayer’s Sarsaparilla, is the quickest cure for all blood diseases. Its effects are always ben eflclal. Foreman—I am sorry to inform you that dur ing your absence every member of your family died suddenly. Editor-Just, my luck! If I’d only staid'a1 home and died myself, I’d have got my insur ance policy and paid you your salary!—Atlanta Constitution. MISCELLANEOUS. MISCELLANEOUS. j MISCELLANEOUS. slurs CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS Discovered America in 1492, and this year we celebrate the 400th anniversary. Many years ago WE DISCOVERED—and were the pioneers in the movement—-that by manufacturing large quantities of, FINE anc MEDIUM grades of made up Clothing for Men and Boys, and SELL ING THEM DIRECT TO THE PEOPLE, without the intervention of jobbers or middle men, we should be doing a great BENEFIT TO THE PUBLIC. Behold the RESULT TO-DAY. Located in every city of any size throughout New England, OUR STORES are the LEADING ONES in the place, selling direct to the people. The jobbers and middle men have gone out of existence, and the patronage we receive is EVIDENCE ENOUGH that our efforts to please and satisfy the public are appreciated—good value we consider first. * WE ARE HAVING A GREAT TRADE ON BOYS’ SUITS, OVER COATS AND ULSTERS, BECAUSE WE HAVE GOT THE GOODS AND ARE SELLING THEM RIGHT. Strictly One Price ! Standard Clothing Co., 255 MIP&LE STREET, PORTLAND, 11A1HE_ Dress Goods. We open this morning a new lot of French and German Novelty Dress Goods ; Nobby, Stylish, Latest Importation. Noth ing like them in the city, and cannot be duplicated. Call and make a selection. MILLETT, EVANS & CO., 517 Congress street. . Dress Trimmings Your attention is called to our Trimmings Department. Never have we shown such a variety of odd styles and exclusive designs. Customers can always find in this department of our store novelties not to be found in any other store in the city. MILLETT, EVANS & CO., 317 Congress Street: oct20 d3t nmwABr-m « mr I DAI IAP PlfllfllBIIIIA RAinn Ail ruLiuc tAARiininb duahu, City of Portland. THE regular quarterly meeting of this Board will be held at their rooms. >'o. 11 City Building, on Tuesday, Oct. 25th, 1802, at 7.00 p. ni. I’er Order oc20dtd It. A. McCLUTCHY, Chairman. AUCTION SALES. F. 0. BAILEY & CO., j_: : AUCTIONEERS. THERE will be sold at public auction, at the auction rooms of F. O. BAILEY & CO., 22 Exchange St., Portland. Me., on Tuesday, October 25th. 1802 at ten o’clock a. m. a Two Thousand Dollar Policy of Insurance issued by tlie Uniou Mutual Life Insurance Company of Maine, on the life of "William E. Woodward, bearing date the twentv-tifth day of November A. D., 1879, and numbered 52758 oct213t fTo. bailey & go., auctioneers Genteel Household Furniture, Yose & Son, Piauo, Cabinet Bed, Etc., BY ATJCTIOKT. ON TUESDAY. Oct. 25th, at 10 o’clock a. m., at store No. 22 Exchange street, we shall sell Black Walnut, Oak and Ash Chamber Sets, Wire Springs, Mattresses, Blankets, Pil lows, Comforters, Toilet Sets, Easy Chairs, Pic tures. Parlor Stoves, Brussels, Tapestry and Ingrain Carpets, Hanging Lamps. Refrigera tors , Crockery, Glass and Silver Plated Ware, Hall Stands, kitchen Furniture, etc., also one Vose & Son Piano and one Cherry Cabinet Bed. Exhibition Monday, Oct. 24th. oct22dtd F. O. BAILEY & CO., Auctioneers and Commission Merchants Salesroom 18 Exchange Street. E, O BAILEY. C. W.ALLEN marl4 dtf SPECiAnTTENTiON GIVEN to the Examination of Books and Accounts, the Detection of Errors of ignorance or design. Adjustment and settlement of accounts be tween p irtners, creditors or detors. Any dlffi cult account adjusted. Those desiring a book" keeper for a lew hours per day will receive prompt attention. Call on, or address E.D1 MORRELL, Accountant, 105 Exchange Street. sept23 eodtfotUorSthp