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Pointed Oat by Booker T. Washing ton. WHATTHEjTUSKEGEE SCHOOL IS LOING FOIt HIM. Something About the Institution Which Aims to Uplift the Black Man—Able Address of Mr. Washington in the Con gregational Church Uast Evening. Almost every seat in the large State Street Congregationalist cburoh was occupied last evouing by those who had assembled to listen to an address by Mr. Booker T. Washington who is probably cue of the most eloquent and test known colored. n?eu in the United States today. Air. Washington is making a tour of New England, accompanied by a quar tette cf students from the Tuskcgee Normal and Industrial Institute cf Tuskcgee. Alabama, cf wbioh school he is the founder and principal, for thy purpose of Interesting the people cf the Ninth in the great work he is carrying on iu uplifting and.improving the condi tion cf the black men cf the South. His ad.ire is last evoniug was not only elor quoi.t, but also intensely interesting, and instiui.tivf, aud for over au hour, while speaking, ho held the closest attention of his henrers. Rev. Dr. Jenkins opened the meeting by a brief prayer and introduced to the audience, the student quartette whioh sang several negro melodies as they can only he sung by the colored men. These students, who wore the neat blue uni form of the l'uske gee eoliool were all young men with the etamp cf intelligence and noble purpose on their brows. U'alrincr ns nil PTfimnlfl their UtinciDal. Air. Washington, who is also a compara tively young man, these students will devote their lives to instructing and up lifting their race in the South and one could well believe in seeing them that Air. Washington’s claim of having right ly solved the much mooted negro problem, is well founded. Air. Shultz, oue of the students first addressed the audience. Using the best language and in a straightforward, simple manner he told how be came to go to tho Tuskegee school and what he has learned since he went there. For two years Air. Shultz’s father who owned his own little farm in Amerieus, Ala bama, was able to pay his son’s tuition at Tuskegee, but after that the boy had to work on the Tcskegee farm nnd lotor during h:s vacations to pay his way. He has now been at Tuskegee three years and besides the book learning be bas beeu able 10 acquire the ycuug fellow has been taught the art cf tailoring and hopes on t',e completion of his four years at school to return to Americus and open a tailor shop. In glowing terms the 6tudent spoke tf the TuskegeB school, and the work it is doing in Alabama and pre dicted that ils graduates will be the sal vation tf the negro in America. Air. Washington then addressed the audience. He is an easy speaker, thoroughly conversant with his aubjeot and with a pleasing tuannor. He tal ks without ref recce to any notes or manu script, and likes to get as close to his hoarors as possible tv..’bout any barriers in the v. ay t f a desk or speaker’s eta nd, while he delivers his appeal for the men if ais race with telling force. He said: In tho thirty years which have elapsed since tile war, great progress has been made in carrying on thn work among my tenpin in the youth. Immediately after toe war it nan almost Impossible for the black man to own propeity cf any kind in the Srutb, while a school house for then1 education was not even dreamed cf. Avow the colored men not only own pro) erty but in some sections of the South are quite heavy tax payers and the s- bool house for the negro can ho fouud nil over tho South with the exception of three counties in Louisiana, whare til ere is as yet net a single one. The white man alike of the Ninth acd youth now realizo that the so-called negro problem can alone be solved by the education of the black men and efforts are cow being made in this direction.” Air. Washington contrasted the ways which were attempted to solve the negro proloru thirty years ago and those now recognized as the only solution to this rnuob mooted question. He said he could romember when 800 of his people W’re •hipp-dro Liberia, back to the oouutry trom which they had been stolen by the white man. The press and public, when this emmigratlon took place, proclaimed that thG negro problem could then be solved. It was not takon into consider '•71 ?■ THESE CLASSES OF MEN is the title of a neat illustrated volume I have just issued for men. It gives in plain language the effects following youthful indiscretions and later ex cesses as Seminal Weakness, Impoten cv, Drains and Losses, Vericoceie, At rophy or undevelopment; and points out an easy and sure treatment and cure at home without Drugs or ried Iclnes. It also explains the cause and cure of Rheumatism, Sciatica, Lumba go, Kidney Complaints, etc., without medicine. It is in fact a truthful re sume of my thirty years wonderful success in the curing of these cases by Electric self-treatment, and every young, middle aged or old man suf fering the slightest weakness should read it and know just where he stands. It is sent free, sealed, by mail upon re quest. Address S2, SAN DEN, 826 Broadway, New York. ation that probably tbe very morning these 600 negroes set out for Liberia tberu were us many uegroes born ill tbe tiouth. Then they said tbe way to solve the problem was to place all of the negroes in oue territory and there let teem grow up a separate and distinct race. “It is impossible to solve tbe problem iu that way,’’ said Mr. Wash ington. “It would require a very J high wall to keep the negro iu this territory and a much higher wull to keep the white man out, especially if gold or diamonds were to he discovered ia this negro reservation. You must remember that the negro raoe was the only race which ever reoeived a most pressing ana special invitation to visit this country. The Anglo Saxons lauded here contrary to the protest of the leading citizens of the country. We came here at the invita tion of the Anglo Saxons amt conse quently we think we have a better right here than you have and here we intend to'stay and help you build the country up. The white man was a woise sufferer from slavery than was the black man. The negro was taught to worn and did work and his condition was in a oertain degree improved. The white man was degraded by slavery and has not even yet recovered from the effects of it. So long as tbe negro is ignorant in the South so long will the laws be in terpreted to mean one thing to the white man and another tiling for the negro. Lynoh law means for the negro a physical death. To the white man it means something more terriblo and that is a moral death. Mr. Washington said that he came here not nlune in the interest of the Tuskegoe school but ill the interest of tbe whole South to whom the education of file negro means salvation. Mr. Wash ington then told the audience something about the^chool at Tuskegee. It now contains over 800 students who have come to it from 22 states. Last year 400 stu douts who sought admission were turned away for want of accommodations for them. Of the 800 students sixth sevenths of them board on the school grounds and by their labor aid in paying for tbeir board and for maintaining the school, ’t here are 81 instructors in all and not only are the English studies taught hut nlso 26 industries and trades suob as car pentry, brick making, tailoring, black sn.idling, eto. Mr, Washington said that he believed the black man of the South should be taught how to Improve his own condi tion. Many of the negroes of the South living in the Black Belt are as badly off now as they were during slavery times. They are in debt to the store keepers and to tbe owners of tbe cotton, sugar and rioe plantations and every year since the war they have been plunging deeper and deeper into debt. The negro is now owned body and soul by tbe general store keeper aud the plantation owner. This Is ciiiedy brought about by the negro’s lack of economy and ignoranoe of all that the term thrift Implies. Tor years they had lipon ftnrAfl f.ir Hnd had ovarv crnnt. supplied and then when the shackles ot slavery were knocked off and they be came their own masters and were obliged to provide for themselves they were un equal to the task. Mr. Washington went on to state how be intended by his Tskegee school to aid the negro in casting off this burden of debt and becoming in every sense of tbe word a free man. “It is impossible to teach and instruct every black man iu the South all at or.ce," said Mr. Wash ington. "There are so many of them and they are scattered over snob an ex tent of oonntry and surrounded by suah conditions that to gather them all into the school house would be a task Impos sible to perform. Nor is it sufficient, as some i eople seem to think, to build a church and give them religion alone. The negro is naturally a religious being and is possessed of a deep religious na ture. It is impossible to make a good Christian of a hungry man and the negro is iu need of something beside religion at present. He should he taught economy, thrift and industry and this is what tbe school at Tnskegee is trying to do. We are educating young men ami women who will become the leaders of the regro communities from which they come to us. We teach them some useful trade and how to work at it besides giving them » good education in the Kuglish branches. When ihey return home they at once, by example, begin to instruct their people and thus we reach the wholn South and iu time will he able to im prove the condition of our whole people. Mr. Washington thought that the relations letwecn the negro and tbe whiter would he improved and well settled when business had drawn the two races nearer together. At present the negro is the white man’s debtor and therefore the nogro is despised. If the negro is taught industry, thrift and economy and the white man becomes the negro’s debtor, then the black man will be no longer looked down upon and will command more respect and be better treated because it will be for the white man’s interest so to do. At tbe Tnskegee school theie are now TOO aores under cultivation, and this farm, worked by the students, is furnish ing an object lesson to the black man ns well as teaching him how to farm in telligently. At the school the students have also built a chapel with their own hands. Every brick and every piece of work io their building has been done by the students and iu this way many of them have been taught the art of brick making brick laying and carpentry, hlr. Washington said flit snlnvery after all bad loft a vnluatle legacy behind It as it bad brought tiie wiiite and black into business relations, ono with the other. The blaok man was at one time tils master of all trades ami the skliled laborer of the South. But he had nat held liis own in adnptiug this knowledge of the useful arts to bis own advantage. By lack of industry and thrift the negro had not been able to compete, since the war, with the skilled laborer of the North, and bad gradually lost his hold in all Of the useful arts and trades. The Tuskegee soaool is trying to win hack for the negro by educating him, what he lias thrown away or sllowed to be taken from him. The Tuskegee school has 86 buildings, mostly built by the students, now valued at $280,000. It has 1800 acres of land, all of which has utilized in one way or an other and it costs $80,000 a year to oarry on the school. The speaker told of some of the good that lias already I een accom plished in the Blaok Belt of the South ny the Tuskegee graduates who, bavo acted ns leaders and guides to their people.whereevor they have located. Mr Washington said that the n3groes have been wasting tbeir time and energy in the South in attending political con ventions and trying to obtain political power. They begau at the wrong end of the problem to solve it and they should now endeavor to rectify this error by learning how to work and manage affairs for themselves. And when this is done the political power will come to them of its own accord. The practical question that comes home to you, ami to me ns a humble member of on unfortunate race is. bow can we help you in working out tbe grent prob lem that concerns 10,000,000 of my race, mid 00.000.0C0 of yours. We are nere; you rise a* we rise; you fall as we fall; we are strong when you ore strong; you are weak when we aro weak; no power can separate our destinies. The negro can afford to be wronged in this country; tbe white man cannot afford to wrong him. Tbe negro has been patient under the wrongs heaped upon him. He has not andeavored to retaliate by the bomb, as hHd the oppressed Russian, by dynamite as have the Irish, or by the tomahawk as has the Indian, hut by midnight prayers anil heart rending groauings he has stood all that has been heaped upon bim and has never turned upon the cause of all his misery and oppression. We come here Into slavery as pagaus and came out of It Christians, we bad no language, but la boudage we learned the noble English tongue, we went iDto slavery with the chains of bondage on our limbs, we come out of it with the ballot in our hands, and as a Yart and portion of this great republic we intend to aid you in solving this problem which has so long bung as a mill stone about your neck. _ WESTBROOK^ At the regular meeting of Wade Camp, S. of V. last evening, the following offi cers were elected for the coming term: Captain-Harry P. Moms First Lieutenant—Frank E. Fairbanks. Second Lieutenant—Elliot L. Hatch. Lamp Council—J. Warren Phinney, A. B. Stevens, Warren 8. Hye. Delegate at Large—A. B. Stevens. Alternate—F. E. Fairbanks. Delegate—Harry K. Grigs. Alteruate—Elliott L. Hatch. The regular monthly meeting of the fire department was held last evening. The matter of petitioning the city coun cil to furnish the members with rubber boots, was considered, hut no definite action was taken. * m ^ , The King’s Messengers of the Westbrook Congregational church will meet at the parsonage this afternoon at 8 o’clock. With other business there will be the packing of a barrel for the missionary work at Bowling Hock, N. C. The pastor will preach at the Warren church Sunday morning, the third ol the series on the life of Lhrist. The Sinner’s Friend” will be the topic. “Solomon, His Life and Times, will be the subject of the eveniug lecture. A large ehrous choir will lead the singing. At the meeting of Calanthc ussembly this evening will occur the semi-annual nomination of officers. The December meeting of the West brook Society of Natural History will be held at the High school building this evening at 7.80 o’clock. Officers will be elected. The Deering talent made a great hit at the Uuiversftlist fair in Odd bellows’ hall last eveninsr iu the presentation of a.__-“ Ponolnnft nr tnfl Milkman’s Bride.’ In voice and acting every individual of the cast seemed especially fitted for his or her part. Miss Hattie Pike made a typical servant girl. Her voice, is of a very high order and her acting could fie well accredited to a pro fessional. This evening Stroud water talent will furnish the entertainment. Dangerous Gorge at Wolf Kiver. Shawano, Wis , December 4.—A dan gerous ice gorge has formed at Wolf river at Keshena. eight miles above this city, on the Menominee reservation. All tne tenants at the government grist ami saw mills were forced to move out. Should the gorge burst suddenly all the mills here will be swept away.; BRIEFLY TOLD. Senator Quay called on Governor Hast ings Friday at Harrisburg and had a long talk about the contest for United States senator. It can be stated upon the highest authority that Gov. Hastings has agreed to help Senator Quay to elect State Senator Penrose. The town of Flippen, 12 miles west of Tompklusvilla, Ky., was almost wiped out by firj Thursday night. Loss $30, - 000, with littlo insurance. The Milwaukee health department has received reports stating that in the northern part of the city members of about 100 families are ill, with all the symptoms of arsenical poisoning. The people who are sick had eaten bread pur chased at a bakery on Sherman street. Wilcox, Crittenden & Co., ship chand lery manufacturers at Middletown, Coun,. wiil commence running full time Mon day. The Worcester Cycle Company has ordered in all hands Monday to work full time and lias plenty of orders. The Middletown Plate Company has put on all night gangs in some |uepartinents and two others have put on extra hands who will work till 9 p. in. The bill making it unlawful to make contracts payable in gold, was defeated ill the Alaimma Senate Friday, 29 to 9. The Senate is composed of 22 Democrats, 10 Populists and 1 Republican. Several vessels arrived at St. Johns, N. F\, Friday in a damaged condition, having I ceil caught in the hurricane which passed over the banks. Three men were washed overboard from the schoon er Nancy and sank before assistance could reach them. The supervising inspector of steam ves sels, (ten. Dumont, reports that during the last year 221 persons lost their lives on steam vessels, out of 6,000,000 passen gers carried. This was a decrease in the loss of life of 173 persons from the year Lefore. Thomas Jameson died Friday at his home in Allegeny, Pa. He was presi dent of the Monongahela national bauk in Pittsnnra and for a Iona time lie was treasurer cf the United Piesbyterian chuicii in North America. Louisville’s municipal war broke out afresh Thursday night when the board of aldermen preferred impeachment cUarges against the hoard of public safe ty. The Micbigau State Horticultural So ciety has appointed a committee of three to draft a memorial to President-elect McKinley, asking him to appoint a man as secretary of agriculture who will give ns much utteutiou to horticulture as to the other branches of agriculture. White t ars brutally teat a negro to death at Keel Foot lake, Tenn., and per formed cither outrages. A great deal of stealing has been going on in that sec tion and the negroes had bccu warned to leave the country or suffer the conse quences. ; Capt. E. W. Simmons, a nntive of Maine and resident of Brooklyn, since JS70, died Thursday at tne age of 69, at his residence 1010 Jeffeison avenue. He was a successful shipmaster and had been engaged in the China, Japan and Cuban trade. He leaves a wife and one son. James Christianson and his son, James, were buried in a snow slide in Logan canyon, Utah, Thursday, und both were killed. Replying to criticism of Nikola Tesla, Dr. Leber Roberts, whose experiments with x-rays have been directed toward helping the blind, says: “Prof Tesla is wrong in stating that I have promised sight to the tutally blind. I claim, how ever, that progress has been made.’’ 1 he hearing in the case of Louis Mau rice of Biddeford, who is alleged to have attempted to poison this wife so he could marry a woman who suited him better, was again continued Friday forenoon, awing to the absence of the county at torney. Arguments on exceptions taken nt the second tiiHl of Dr. Joseph 0. Moore of Manchester,at Nasbumon the indictment '.barging him with fraudulent issue of certificates of stock, were finished Fri iny forenoon. The electrocutions of Arthur Mavirrew ’or the murder of Stephen Powell, the Hempstead, L. L, merchant and farmer, which was set down for today at Sing ■ling, has been indefinitely postponed us ;be result of Judee Keogh’s action in re serving bis decision on a motion for a lew trial. Agent Addison G. Jerome of the Chari ly Organization Society of New York mid Friday evening: “There has never ieon a time in my recollection w hen so nnny strong, able-bodied men were np ilying for aid. These men i r ■ not of the rrdinary vagrant class. 'J hey are will jrg and anxious to work, tut connot get work.’’ 1 DISTINGUISHED NEWPORT PARTY. Representatives of the Rhode Island City in Portland on Tlieir Way to Bath. A distinguished patty of Newport citi zens arrived at the Union Station from Boston last evcnnig. The members of the party are on their way to Bath to attend the launching of the gunboat named after the Rhode Island city,which occurs there today. It includes Mayor Boyle, Mrs. Boyle, Aldermen Easton and O’Neil, Council men Tanner, Mnffit, Haite, Vaughn and Moran, Col. Norman of the Governor’s staff, Capt. J. P. Colton. Sheriff Kau.m, State Auditor Banders, Miss Frances BaFarge, who will christen the hoat, ber brother, J. R. BaFarge and several others, including many ladies. Twenty-sereu of the party stopped in Portland oDd registered at the Congress Square hotel, but Mayor Boyle and wife, Mr. BaFarge and Miss BaFarge and Con gressman Bull and some othe.s went on to Brunswick. Many of those who remained in Port land attended the theatre in the evening and wiil go down to B«th this morn ing. Their names are rs follows: J. J. Murphy, Joseph Paine, Duncan McLean, N. T. Hudson, H. Crosby, B. F\ Tanner, G. Moffit, J. P. Colton, W. 8. Lawton and wife, M. P. Vaughan, B. F. Rey nolds, P. J. Morgan, J. A. Elliot and wife, J. E. O’Neil, C. A. Easton, M. VV. Hall, J. A. Allen, J. S. Allan, W. T. Libby, M. C. Weaver, G. W. Plnddeu, S. B. Gladding, Henry Lawton, M. H. bluam. 8. O’Shea. A CREATURE OF MANY LEGS. Said To Be Harmless But Information Came Too Bate to Prevent a Panic in a Bocal Office. Consternation not to say a panic, pre vailed* in an Exchange street office, where a number cf ladies are employed, yesterday morning. The trouble began when one of the young women looked from her work to the floor and saw the most singular looking reptile imagiua b!e making towards her at a lively jog. The animal seemed particularly fitted for jogging too, for it was blessed with more legs than some farmers Have hay. It. wasn’t more than four inches long, would have been sufficient to form two or three comic opera choruses. The woman, when she saw the reptile, made the best use of the two limbs na ture had provided for her to get out of the way, but the bug kept his bearings well and dodged whenever she dodged. Some of the young men of the place finally went to the rescue and with the benzine can succeeded in laying the many-footed creature out. The animal is said to be a bouse centi pede, a very rare one in these parts, but which is described in the hooks as harmless, bnt very repulsive in appear ance. SONS OF ST-GEORGE. Officers of Longfellow Lodge Installed in Public Last Night. Longfellow lodge, No. 416, Order of the Sons of fct. George, held a public instal lation of officers last evening at their hall 51 1-2 Exchange street. The officers were installed by Worthy Grand Presi dent John Garner and Worthy Messenger William Wilkinson of Lewiston. These were the officers as installed for the ensuing term of six months: President—Thomas Walker. Vice President—Walter Ackroyd. Secretary—John H. ltidge. Treasurer—B. F. Townsend. Messenger—A. U. Charles. A delegation of ten from the lodge of Lewiston were present as invited guests. An address was given during the eve ning by the installing officer Mr. Gar ner, who spoko of the principles and ob jects of the order. At the close of these exercises refreshments of lee cream and cake were cnjojed. TOLD TO GO AHEAD Sharkey's Manager Threatens to Sue An glo-California Bank. Sau Francisco, December 4.—Danny Lynch, manager of Sailor SLarkey walked into the Anglo-California hank this aforeuoon and demanded payment on the 310,000 check. Manager Lilienthal oi. M t.l <> nlipnb nnnid nnli hp nuiii nn-inu to an injnuotion. Lynch met this with angry words and snio that it the hanlt refused to hand over the money he would bring suit and ask for Ueuvy damages. Lilieuthal told him to go ahead with his suit. Lynch thereupon left. The care of Wyntt Earp, who lefereed the iitzsimmona-Sharkcy tight, and who wns arrested last night on charge uf carrying a concealed weapon, was culled up in the police court this morui_>. At the request oi Karp's attorney the case was continued until Tuesday. Assistant Siiperlntendeut It arr. Frank Barr, the newly appointed as sistant general manat er of the Boston & Maine, is a native of Nashua, the sou of Mr. and Mrs John N. Bnrr, and is 44 years old. He received his education in the public schools there, graduating from the high school, He beganjltis rail road career April 20, 1868, when he en teiod the Nashua office if the Worcester, Nashua Portland office. He worked iu that office as freight clerk, telegraph ope rator and ticket agent until June II, 1878, wlmii he was appointed general . agent of the Worcester & Nashua rail- , road at Nashua. November 1, 1802, Mr. Barr was appointed superintendent of the Worcester & Nashua division of the B. ] & M. railroad, which position he has i held until the present time. Politically , Mr. Burr is a Democrat, having teen elected a member of the common council from Ward H iu 1878 and represented that ' ward in the board of aldermen in 1883. t He is a Knirht Templar and is a promi nent men. ter of the Hoards club, the [ending social organization of Nashua, having served as president of that orgn- , uization. He is married and has two . children. Charles H. Lee, who succeeds Mr. Barr 1 is superintendent of the Worcester & 1 Nashua dv|siorl tf the B. & M., is u na- ■ :ive of Arlington, Mass, and has been ' employed by the W.. & N. railroad for 1 18 years. He has resided in Nashua since 1802, when the headquarters of that di vision were transferred from Worcester to Nashua. rheumatism cured in a day. , •■Mystic Cure” for Rheumatism and Neural- i ;ia radically cures In 1 to 3 days. Its action ipon the system is remarkable and mysterious, it removes at once the causo ana the disease mmedlateib The first aose greatly ' benefits. Sold by C. H. Guppy & Co., drug- ' lists, 463 Congress street, Portland. oct22Tu.ThdtSnrmtI FOLLOWED BY DEATH. People Who Would Welcome an End. of Sufferings. It la Your Duty to Reatore Your Wasted Energies—Dr. Greene's Xervura the Secret of Health and long life. “All run down 1 ” What a common phrase this is! And about equally used by both sexes. A weak condition of the nerves and poor blood are the causes that lead to this effect. The entire system needs renovation, ant* only a thoroughly effective blood and nerve restorative can do it. The greatest, the most potent blood purifier and nerve strength ener is Dr. Greene’s Nerv ura, which is ab solutely magical in its oper ation and infallible in its curative potency. Do not trifle with worthless things. Take something that will positively cure you, that will not fail—take Dr. Greene’s Nervura which is the greatest blood and nerve remedy of the age. In using Dr. Greene’s Nervura you cin? cov Dr. 34 ace, DuatMiu, xuaas., the most successful specialist in curing1 nervous and chronic diseases, and the medicine is therefore perfectly adapted to cure just these complaints. Dr Greene can also be consulted free in regard to any case, personally or by Utter. Polo Notes. George Wheeler, the ball player, now of the Philadelphia league club, is en deavoring to arrange to secure the Lew iston franchise. Wheeler mode his debut as a professional bnll player in Lewiston and is very popular in that city. There will be a meeting of the league at Brunswick next Sunday. The Lewiston players claim that they have not received a cent of salary since the season begun. 'The Augusta’s will meet the Port lands at City hall tonight and judging from the way the Capital City boys went at us on their last appearance here a lighting game is nssured. Hackett, a new goal tender from Rhode Island, will play his first game with Augusta. At Chandler’s the sale of reserved seats i s increasing with each game as patrons come to appreciate the advantages of a front seat at a polo game. Mr. John Leighton will act as referee at City hall tonight. Young Dawson is doing nice work in the rusn line for Portland. Manager Burnham says the game at Hockland Wednesday was a scorcher and the Portlands, minus the services of Fos ter, did well. The general verdict was that Portland would win and the game hung in the balance till the last moment of playing time. Augusta defeated Bath at Augnsta last night 15 goals to 6, A Handsome New store. It will be seen by attention to the ad vertisement that Messrs. A bner W. Lowell anil Robert H.Knight have taken the store 515 Congress street, lately occu pied by Frank B. Clark, and h-ve fitted it up very handsomely so thnt they have one of the prettiest stores in the city. Mr. Lowell nns a complete stook of all the most fashionable stationery, aa wel 1 ns everv quality and dealgu, so as to suit all tastes. His skill as a card and note engraver is too well known to need com ment. Mr. Knight has one ot the finest collections of pictures that has been seen In the city, very artistically arranged nnd also makes framing his specialty. I'h« store will lie opened this morning. Give them a call. Bosworth Post Officers. At the meeting of Bos worth Post No. 2t G. A. R., tela Inst evening, the fol lowing officers were elected for the ensu ing year: Commander—xJiram nil is. Senior Vice Commander—George W. Hie hards. Junior Vice Commander—Alexander Johnson. Officer of the Day—Wm. H. Lord. 2 Officer of the Guard—Samuel Bond. Clerk of Corporation—K. C. Milliken. Cbuplaiu—Rufus Laroson. i Surgeon—Kdwin A. Fessenden. Quartermaster—John Williamson. 1 Delegates— Geo. H. Libby, H. R. Sar- . rent, H. S. Thrasher, R. N. Filed, Al- 1 ■xander Johnson, O. C. Douglass, B. A. ( Norton, A S. Spaulding S. H, Gammon. Alternates—F. C. Johnston W. F. Ben lett E. A. Fessenden, Charles H. Boyd, Charles H. Mitchell, James M. Safford, f. S. Douglass, R. Greeley, C. F. Dam. The delegates elected were chosen to 1 ttend the department meeting at Lewis- 1 on. President Tuttle Speaks. Boston, December 4.— President Tuttle if the Boston and Maine, reiterates the insertion that the removol of Parson L’ucker means nothing whatever in the ■ iirection of a closer alliance of the Bos- . on and Maine and Maine Central roads. So lease, consolidation, change of head luarters or further ebaugee in officials is ir Iras been under contemplation. Criticize the Raines Law. New York, December 4.—The grand ury in a formal presentment, handed up loday in the court of general sessions, criticises the Raines law, the jury de claring that in mnny eases the evidences igainst the alleged violators of the low s throw out because the provision of the aw regarding hotels are not plainly ■ enough denned, and assert that the evasions tf the provisions of law has o endeucy to bring the exclusion of crim nal la w into disrepute. NEW ADTEBTISEUam. a*TW ABTIWTl8RMENTS. GENTSFimnlNCS ■ . wk. To OOOOOOOOOOOOOA® o o 8 o 8 8 _ 8 o o 8 One Day’s 8 | SALE. | 8 Today we shall sell lots of 8 8 Beets' Furnishings at 8 8 Reduced Prices. § 8 8 U 10 dozen Workingmen’s all wool U O Bine Flannel Overshirts, doable front Q Q and back, at only $1.29 each. Q y 10 dozen Men’s Outing Flannel Sight Vf Jr Shirts, at only 39c each. v Q 25 dozen Men’s 25c and 50c Suspen- Q O ders at only 19c per pair. X Jr 10 dozen Men’s 60c Jersey Over- Jr O shirts at only 39c each. O Q 2 dozen Men’s all wool $1.50 Cardi- Q rs gan Jackets at only $1.19 each. Jr See the Men’s Linen Collars (2100 O O linen) that we are running at 10c O o each. And Linen Cuffs at only 15c Q 8 pair. q See the Men’s Laundered White Jr O Shirts (open or closed front) that we O O are running at 50c each. Q o o rv See the Men’s heavy cotton-and-wool X X Underwear in our great sale at 85c. Jr O See the Men’s 75c Fleeced Under- Q Q wear in our great sale at 50c. Q O Q Q See the Men’s all wool $1.25 Under- A m wear in our great sale at only 98c. Jr a Store closes at 6 o’clock p. m., so Jr Jr be on hand early in the day and avoid O Q the afternoon rush. Q 03000000000000000 RINES BROTHERS CO. eooooooooooootoooooooooooos 8 RIGHTLY MADE CLOTHING 8 Sj makes life easier for a man. A well dressed man is held Q in more respect by his business and social acquaintances Q than a poorly dressed one. A well dressed man will find \if that his companionship is sought. To be sure, clothing W doesn’t make a man, but it goes far toward making a 2S man’s opportunities. We sliow the most stylish suits 2? Q and overcoats in Portland. They are not all style, there vJ ^ is wear, there is good finish in them. We sell them at Jw moderate prices. Shall we sell a Suit or Overooat to 2c 8 A. F. HILL & CO. 8 5 500 CONGRESS 8TREET. X rj dedSdlw QJ The Ladies Indignant. Several ladles, wbo have ohildreo iu he Butler school, declare that tho floors ire lu urgent need of washing and, as be committee on publie buildings de fine to attend to the matter before the Christmas vacation, these ladies have de ermloed to have the floors washed at heir own espouse, in the rooms where heir children are pupils. jjAooordiugly bey have given notice to the janitor that ;hey will be on band this morning, vith a force of scrubbing women. They rave asked the janitor to supply them sitb hot water and propose to do the job ihoroughly. These ladies say that school rouse floors ought to be washed at least mce a month. Accident to Major Green. William H. Green, the past department iommander of the department of Maine, 3. A. R-, met with an unfortunate ac ■ident on Thursday night. He had just ■eturued to the city on the PuUmaj, train and was riding along Congress street on a car of the Portland electric company, and when ot Carlton street, stepped from the car as it was in motion. Mr. Green was thrown to the pavement, striking on his face and forehead, re ceiving a bad bruise and sustained the loss of two of his teeth. SUPERIOR COURT. BEFORE JUDGE BONNEY. Yesterday morning the case of James F. Tapley vs. Norman Cook was sub mitted to the jury. This is a suit to re cover $110 for painting a house over to Cash Corner which the defendant was building for a Mr. Cook. The defendant claims that the plaintiff signed a written contract, which was put iu evidence, to paint the house for $60, and for which amount be has off ered to be defaulted. The plaintiff acknowledges that he signed the contract, but seeks to recover more on the ground that he did a lot of work not included in the contract for which he should he paid extra. During the afternoon the jury returned a ver dict of $60 for the plaintiff. P. J. Darrabee for plaintiff. D. A. Manher for defendant.