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Gen. Mattoeks’s Old Regiment Give Dim a Sword. PORTLAND CITIZENS PRESENT HIM AVITH A HORSE. Mayor Bandall Has a Word—Who Were Present—Great Occasion at Bosnorth Post Hall Saturday livening—Speeches By Prominent Men. Gen. Charles P. Mattocks, a distin guished son of Portland, whose recont appointment to a brigadier generalship in the volunteer service of the United States was in recognition of his valiant services as colonel of the old 17th Maine regiment, in the civil war, has received orders to proceed at once to his command at Chickamauga. He left on the noon train yesterday. For several days some of his Portland friends and comrades had been busy preparing to give him a flttiDg send off. On Saturday evening he was invited to a soolal gathering in Bosworth post hall, where were assembled about 50 of Port land’s best known oitizens. The occasion was ostensibly termed a farewell reception, but the chief object in holding it was to afford an opportu nity to present Gen. Mattocks with tokens of Portland's esteem for him. His com rades of the 17th Maine had purchased an elegant sword, belt and sash, while the fund subscribed by other citizens had been devoted to the purchase of a horse and equipments. The former gift was brought;in and displayed on the officer’s table just before XL —: 1 .. n.I.nni- TV, horse was led down from the stable at an opportune time and was hitched out side of the post hall, awaiting the word from his owner, when the speechmaking and the hand-shaking were over. The presentation exercises began im mediately after Gen. Mattocks arrived. He had hardly been seated when he was greeted by Major Win. H. Green of Bosworth post, and rising,to his feet, was thus addressed: “Comrade: The country, after an un interrupted peace of 33 years, finds itself again at war—not at home, but with a foreign power, thus calling for a large increase in the regular army and navy, and the calling of 125,000 men from the national guard, and 75,000 volunteers. At such a time it is very gratifying and en couraging to know that tne President looks to such veteran officers as served in the war from 18B1 to 3365, men of ex perience and well-known ability, who are physically able to All high commands; and among those appointments made none has given more satisfaction and enthusiasm than tre appointment of Comrade Charles P. Mattocks, to be full brigadier. “Your old comrades of the regiment are delignted, the G. A. B. comrades pleased, and prominent citizens and the public generally are unanimous in praise of this action of President McKinley and the administration. “It has been deemed proper at this time, by your associates of the 17th Maine, to present you with some token of their affection and esteem, and to remind you, when far away in the service of your country, that you have left behind in the good old state of Maine comrades, companions and friends who are watch ful and anxious for your snfety and suc cess. “In behalf of the 17th Maine,! have the distinguished honor, and the great pleas ure to present you this sword and belt. As you will readily see, it is one tor service, and not for ornament. We know that it will be used ou all proper occa sions in defence of the country and the Aag—as effectually as you used a similar weapon upon the Acids of Fredericks bury, Cedar’s, Chancellorsville, Gettys burg, Wapping Heights, Keliey’s lord, Locust Grove, Mine Bun, the opening scenes ln'the Wilderness and tha closing scenes at Petersburg, Bailors’ Creek and imattox. eceive it and with it tha best wishes of your friends for your safe return to family and tho good and loyal city of Portland.” With an earnestness and tenderness of speech that indicated a sentiment right from the heart, Gen. Mattocks replied: <JUUitUUUO UUU 11U.UUC. icoi tuuu U.1(J time for me to speak has passed. I am not insensible to the gratitude which I feel toward the comrades of the 17th. If tbis presentation is on account cf any feeble services I may have rendered as commanding officer of that organiza tion, I may say that whatever success I may have achieved in those days was due, not to myself, but to the men who com prised that regiment. “I believe no man has ever been in com mand of a bett .r set of men than were the soldiers of the old 17th. I see before me tonight men whose gratitude I shall never be abla to repay. I never knew them when i hey were not ready to go as far into the face of the enemy as I. The only dillieulty I had was in keeping them fat enough in the rear that I might, have some share of the glory of their achieve ment. SS “I <*e before me Kergt. Bishop, one of the two surviving color bearers of the regiment who took part in our last bat tle. The only time I ever had occasion to admoDiah him was when he refused to let me take the colors, but replied that he would take the colors along as lar as I cared to go. It is needless to add that ho did take them fully as far as I cared to go. “In that final engagement in which we captured more prisoners than we had men in the command, with two stands of col ors, a field piece and 13 oilicers' swords at our feet, the conduct of our regiment was a most brilliant one. I believe that when history is written it will be found that the 17th Maine did as much as, if not more, than any other regiment in the service from this state. “If the present policyjof the administra tion, to keep the regiments recruited up to their full war strength, is continued, I do not see why the Maine troops should not make as good a showing as did the Maine regiments during the last war. Pe-ru-na Cures Diarrka, DIARRHOEA is ca tarrh of the bowels. Pe-ru-na because it al ways cures catarrh is a wonderful remedy for this trouble. Mrs. George IV. Tay lor, of Eaton, Tenn., writes: “I had chronic diarrhoea for six years. Tried everything and several physicians, without avail. My husband bought me a bottle of Pe-ru-na. I began to im prove at once. I am now entirely well. Pe-ru-na is sold by all druggists. “None of ns who shared the common privation in that great struggle consid ered it a hardship. I have always consid ered it a good fortune that we survivors who came out of the war comparatively uninjured, were privileged to witness such stirring Ecenes as we saw from ’61 to '65. ‘‘I earsonly say,in accepting'this sword, that I shall endeavor to aoquit myself in a manner to merit the approval of my friends in the state of Maine and the city of Portland, and my comrades of the 17th Maine, in which I took my first lessons. “I am one of the few remaining mem bers who helped organizo this post. It seems to me as if I was taking a new lease of life, and I cannot admit that I feel one whit older than I did 33 years ago. Those 4003 soldiers whom I am called to command may look on me as deserving the title “old man,” but if they will show an inclination to work as hard as that same “old man” I will have no fault to find. ” Gen. llattooks’s remarks were heartily applauded. As soon as quiet was again restored Mayor Kandall stepped forward and in a graceful manner, voiced the sentiment of the citizens who had con tributed the horse. Gen. Mattocks feel ingly responded. Then the company adjourned to the sidewalk to inspect the noble animal which awaited the brigadier general there. The horse is a handsome bay, Kentucky bred and weighs about 1100 pounds. He was purchased of Mr. Wal ter Davis. The trappings were richly mounted. Two belts and two soabbards, one set for dress parade and|tlie5other for service, accompanied the sword. The dress belt was of the finest Russia leather, striped with gold lace, hand embroidered. On the blade of the sword was engraved the name of its owner, and an engraving on the scabbard tells whence It came. Gen. Mattocks was handed a list of the donors of each gift. The 17th Maine comrades who contributed toward the purchase of the sword were: Edward Moore, Win. H. Green, Charles W. Rob erts, George W. West, George W. Verrill, John C. Perry, James M. Safford, Georgs A. Parker, Sumner S. Richards, Newton Whitten, Danville B. Stevens,, Charles A. Morrill, John H. Kimball, Edwin A. Duncan, G. F. Sparrow, George P. Wes cott, George F. Small, Charles G. Hol yoke, Cyrus T. Wardwell, C. H. Greely, Isaac S. Faunce, John O. Rice, Hollis True, Geo. A. Whidden, C. W. Richard son, Geo. O. D. Soule, Alpheus E. Grov er, Mark H. Sawyer, Edwin G. Thorne, TJ onnr £ Twlnkaw XT O_ A A. Noyes, Samuel H. Gammon, D. D. Hanuegan, John Doughty, Charles H. Fabyan. Mark Waddell, S. R. Bishop, S. B. Day, George L. Norton, Jabez Mar riner, Hiram B. Skillin,|L. W. Lombard, Noah B. Knight, Tobias Pillsbury, George S. Jordan, Joseph S. Hobbs. Those who contributed toward the pur chase of the horse and equipments were: Henry B. Cleaves, Frederick Roble, James P. Baxter, Charles H. Randall, Augustus F. Moulton, Joseph F. Ricker, Payson Tucker, Fred Richards, George P. Wescott. Francis Fessenden, Weston F. Milliken, John Marshall Brown, Thomas P. Shaw, George Burnham, Jr., Clarence Hale, wm. H. Moulton, Henry Deering, Win. G. Davis, Elias Thomas, Edward Woodman, Walter Davis, Benj. Thompson, Woodbury & Moulton, Sy naonds, Snow & Cook, Edward B. Wins low, Charles F. Libby, William Henry Clifford, John W. Deering, Geo. L. Swett, Luelen Snow, Alfred H. Berry, Henry W. Swasey, Thomas S. Laughlin, Lewis A, Goudy, Frank W. Stockman, Randall & MoAUlster, Cook, Everett & Pennell, Dow 6c Plnkham, John F. A. Merrill, Charles McCartny, Jr., Henry S. Os good, Thomas K. Caitland, C. W. T. Godlug, Holman S. Melcher, Edwin L. Dyer, Nathan Webb, A. R. Wright & Co., Arthur K. Hunt, John D. Williams, James Cunningham, S. D. Plummer, John J. Lynch, Robert F. Somers, J. Sullivan, George W. Sylvester, Edgar E. Rounds, Herbert F. Libby. A BABY SEAL. A baby seal, about a week old, at tracted much attention in the window of the Congress Square fish market Saturday night. The little fellow was captured by Joseph Foster Friday aiternoon In a basin in the rocks near Portland head, probably being left there by the outgoing tide. The seal seemed to like his captivity and was quite at home in the large tank in the window and it was laughable to seo him drink milk out of a bottle and then roll over on his side and go to sleep. He was very tamo a nd liked to be potted. MECHANIC FALLS. Mechanic Falls, June 24.—The gradu ating exercises of the class of '89, Me chanic Falls High school, took place this afternoon in the Universalist church. The church was very prettily decorated with red, white and blue bunting, the class colors, flags, etc., while up the HV1U IJUUUtUlCC pUlUS uliU beautify flowers. An arch overheard bore the class motto, “Omnia Tempus Reve lat,” also in the national colors. The ex ercises were a credit to the class and teachers alike, showing an efliciency in knowledge and training seldom seen in towns of this size. The church was crowded to the very doors and notwith standing the heat the closest attention was observed. The music by the Bates college orchestra was very flue. This evening the class have a reception In Per kins hall. The programme was as follows: Saiuiatory, Tompus Omnia Revelat, Geneva Claire Hutchins Frances Willard, Alice May True Stops to Success, Henrietta M. Rowe Cornet Solo—Selected, Mr. F. H. Miller Class History, Arthur Merrill What Does the Eye See? Mabel Josephine Holmes A Geological Sketch, George Lynwood Sawyer Violin Solo—Selected. Mr. A. W. Pettingill Class Prophecy,Marilla Margaret MoCann Trades Unions, Elijah Day Cole Presentation of Key of Knowledge, Blanche Leona Gould Valedictory—Flowers, Mary Louis Bucknam Conferring of Diplomas by Superin tendent. A COMPANY REUNION. A reunion of the veterans of Company E, 19th Maine regiment, was held in Thatcher post hall, Saturday afternoon. After dinner speeches were made by Rev, Lewis Malvern, Capt. Verrill, Adjutant Roberts and Major Green. There are 45 living members of the company. One death occurred during the last year. It was voted to hold the next reunion at Yarmouth, and Frank Seabury, James Doughty and Andrew Leighton were appointed; a committee of arrangements. These officers were elected: President—Herbert Soule, Yarmouth. Vice-President—Georgo P. Small, South Portland. Secretary—George O. D. Soule, Port land. Treasurer—Frank Seabury, Yarmouth. Necrologist—Andrew Leighton, Yar mouth. Hundreds of lives saved every year by having Dr. Thomas’ Eclectric Oil in the house just wlieu it is needed. Cures croup, heals burns, cuts, wounds of every sort. W. L. II. Celebrate Their Field Day at Cape Casino. SUMMER WEATHER PROVIDED FOR THE EVENT. President WauoUard’s Greeting—A De licious Dinner Served—Remarks l>y Prominent Members—A Delightful Day. Monument Square was quite gay Satur day morning, with ladies In their sum mer costumes, en route for the Casiuo, at Cape Elizabeth, where was to be cele brated the annual Held day of the Woman’s Literary Union. Four “char tered oars” were In waiting for the ladies at Elm street, and very soon after the ap pointed hour of ten, the procession started. The ride out was greatly enjoyed, for through the courtesy of Mr. Macready, the assistant superintendent of the road, the party was carried out in thirty-five minutes, and the refreshing breezes re vived the drooping spirits of some of the women who thought It was going to be hot. On reaching the Casino, everything was in readiness, and the ladies betook themselves to the oool corners of the piazzas, to await the reoeption hour. The committee of arrangements were: Mrs. Charles Dyer, Mrs. Fred Kimball, Mrs. George L. Swett, Miss Moses, Mrs. J. O. Rice, Mrs. T. J. Brown. The oommittee wore blue badges. The committee on decorations (were: Mrs. A. A. Kendall, Mrs. C. A. Plum mer, Mrs. William Nelson, Mrs. G. R. Shaw, Mrs. George Johnson, Mrs. E. C. Jones, Mrs. G. W. Smardon, Mrs. G. W. Sylvester, Mrs. G. E. Smith, Miss Crie, uud Mica Tloaf Tlwiw tcnj'fl lblHfTPC while the members of the executive board wore white, in order to complete the patriotic trioolors. All these commitees did efficient work and everything was capitally arranged. All the members of the executive board were present: Miss Blanchard, president; Mrs. F. K. Moore and Mrs. Osoar R. Wish, first and second vice presidents; Mrs. Charles F. Roberts, recording secre tary; Mrs. Frederick Jones, correspond ing secretary; Mrs. H. W. Bryant, treas urer; and Mrs. John H. Fogg, auditor. These ladies, with the two guests of honor, Miss Sawtelle, dean of the Wonsan’s Col lege, Waterville; and Mrs. Hamilton of Saco, reoeived the guests in the hall of the Casino, prior to the call for dinner. Soon after twelve, one hnndred and sixty women took their places in the commodious, oool and charming cafe of the Casino, and all were enthusiastic over the attractiveness of the decorations. Daisies and ferns were very naturally the choice of the ladies in charge, and there were festoons of them on the mantles, with a small bouquet at each plaoe, ac companied by a small flag. Of oourse special care was given to the table where sat members of the executive board and the honored guests. That was trimmed with a garland of daisies and beautiful rock ferns, while overhead were sus pended two bells and a huge ball of daisies, tied with red, white and blue ribbons. On the table was a big bowl, and two baskets filled with the same flowers. The dinner furnished by Mr. Robinson was delicious, and it was quiokly and deftly served. The menu consisted of Bouillon and Clam Chowder. Salmon and Green Peas and Mashed Potatoes. Chicken—Asparagus. Rice Croquettes and Jelly. Ice Cream and Cakes. Strawberry Short Cake. C offee. Cucumbers, tomatoes and olives gar nished the table and were relished as side dishes. Tbe programme was quite an elaborate affair, and of course was deco rated with Old Glory, and all the words nf Wfjir Snamrled Banner. Miss Blanchard, the new president, was very happy in her “Greeting,” which follows—and it was given with a good deal of earnest feeling: I THE GREETING. Ladies ot the Woman’s Literary Union, Guests and Friends of Members:—Our held days have become for me, mile stones. Many of you have other ways of counting events, your marriage, your children’s birthdays, but your president, belonging to Napoleon’s order of “super fluous women” is obliged to take such gatherings as these to mark the divisions in the pleasant path she travels. Nine years ago occurred our first outing of this character in the Republican club house on Great Diamond island. Mrs. Bragdon took us as raw material and showed ns how wo should conduct cur selves. I think she would be gratified to see in how many ways we have improved. Our “afternoons” are shorter, our reports in fewer words, our extemporaneous speaking more to the point and our ideas marshalled in order and clothed in proper garo. A fair degree of confidence is ours, that is, we are not so afraid of the sound of our own voices, and we are beginning to remember that our listeners are our friends, not wolves in disguise waiting to devour us with critioism and unpleasant comment. Tfte coolness with whioh we settle the affairs of church and state, of peace and war. the way in which we sandwioh parliamentary law and current events with our art and literature, our scienco and economics, our education and history, all comes from the petty details of our daily ilvos—ae Sarell says in Mrs. Whit ney’s “Odd or Even,” “a woman, round the house, with forty things running one over the other’s heels, she’s got to be 6marb; but a man, with only one, reg ular thing’t a time, e’n take it mod’nt.” Today in far away Denver, there are meetings of the General Federation of Women’s clubs. Two of our members Mrs. Glark and Mrs. Osgood, will represent us at this time. What makes 500,000 women band themselves into this work through out our country, what makes the 3500 of our state, the 600 of our city array themselves in marching order in this wonderful movement? The answer seems to be a dosire to fill out a lack of educa tion somewhere, a want that must be sat isfied by definite effort. A clergyman’s wife over yonder says“Portland is clubbed to death,’’and with that saying condemns to her audience all such bodies;butamoug tno listeners of this clergyman are white haired women today who are tiying tc march abreast with their daughters and keep step with the sturdy tramp at a younger generation. One lady tola IIK not long since: “I was married at eighteen, when I ought to have been in school, and consequently today I aiu try ing my best to make up for early denoieu cies. ” The result is that the members oi her family never allow anything to Inter fere with mother's club afternoon; if the weather is dull, the 6ons provide a car riage for her, and when she is asked tc serve at some function the daughters take such pride in her appearance that she far outshines the younger members of this fraternity. Skill comes with practice and the ease with which a club was formed a few days ago, “The Volunteer Aid association,' tc work for our gallant soldiers and sailors prove that twenty-five years of graining have not been in vain. In closing. I give you as the sentiment of the ua> “Oui Country” with the quotation “Countries are well cultivated, not as they are fertile, but as they are free,” so says the Frenchman Montesquieu; but listen tc our Rufus Choate: “We join ourselves tc no party that does not carry the Hag ana march to the music of the Union.” The Cecilian quartette then gave a jolly plantation melody which was much enjoyed and among the selections which the ladles sang so delightfully, special mention should be made of the chanting of tho Lord’s prayer, just b.fore the places were taken at dinner. Miss Blanchard announced that she had received a telegram the day before from Denver from Mrs. Frank B. Clarke, with greetings for the Union at field day, and the Mizpah text. Genesis Slst, 49. It was promptly voted to return the cordial greetings from the members of the Union to both Mrs. Clarke and Mrs. Etta H. Osgood, who are so ably representing the Portland contingent at the Denver Federation convention. The president then most cordially introduced as toast master, her “adopted sister,” Mrs. Alice Fairfield Moody. MRS. MOODY’S REMARKS. A bright Wisconsin woman In a recent periodical rehearses her experiences in the line of after-dinner speechmaking. In strong language she paints the anguish of mind whioh caused her to loathe all the tempting courses of that elaborate menu, and in view of what she has endured under the shadow of the awful task Im posed upon her, she asserts her solemn conviction that Chauncey Depew has honestly earned every railroad that he ever owned. I am confident that I am not alone in my sympathy with he* on this occasion and that those upon whom I shall call to reply to our modest toasts are like myself at this moment exceeding lv hnmncfnlr But we have now reached the point in our programme where “Discourse, the sweeter banquet of the mind,” is to have its part, and we say with Dean Swift, “A ilg for your bill of fare. Show me your bill or oomnany. ” One of the mqst pleasant features of our annual Held day is the time-honoied custom of opening our doors m cordial welcome to some, whom we are not wont to meet in the ordinary routine of oiub life. To these we always look—and not in vain—for some fresh stimulus, some new thought, for the lsesons which we learn from each other are the most valuable lessons which the club has to teach. Our bill of company today is enriohed by the presenoe of ono who has snatched a few hours from the busiest week of the college year to be present with us. It gives me great pleasure, in proposing our first toast “Our Guests,” to call for a re sponse from Miss Mary Ann Sawtelle, dean of the Woman’s college at Colby university. MISS SAWTELLE’S SPEECH. Miss Sawtelle said: “I was never so proud in my life as I am today to belong to a woman’s club, and if I didn’t now, I should go home and start one.” Miss Sawtelle has a gracious easy man ner of speaking, and the key note to her few pertinent words was “courtesy,” the “graeious word courtesy.” As MIbs Saw toile said, it takes time to be eoarteous, as it does to do any good thing, but there must always be time for it As a country we have always bean courteous to our foreign guests, and although some of them criticise us, we take it in good part, and enjoy it, when a man like Dr. Watson says, “That a cultivated Ameri can is the most courteous gentleman he ever met!” Miss Sawtelle made a very pleasant little hit by saying, that if like the Wisconsin woman she felt “home sick” beforehand she could truly say now, that she never felt more at home in her life than here In Portland. Her re marks were greeted wiith great applause after which the quartette gave the “Alabama Coon,” followed by an ex cellent reoitation of a scene from Miss Blanche Howard’s “Grenn,” by Miss Edwina M. Richardson. " OUR NEIGHBORS. ;in introducing Mrs. Sarah Fairfield Hamilton of Saoo, Mrs. Moody [said: Good club work both; develops and enriches character. We have much to give each other for no two have the same experiences in life.jj In many respects we feel that we can learn more from those who are under the side state laws and OPEN LETTERS EROM Jennie E. Green and Mra. Harry Hardy. Jennie E. Green, Denmark, Iowa, writes to Mrs. Pinltham: “I had been sick at my monthly periods for seven years, and tried almost everything I ever heard of, but without any benefit. Was troubled with backache, headache, pains in the shoulders and dizziness. Through my mother I was induced to try Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vegetable Compound, and it has done me so much good. I am now sound and well.” Mrs. Harry Hardy, Riverside, Iowa, writes to Mrs. Pinkham the story of her struggle with serious ovarian trou ble, and the benefit she received from the use of Lydia E. Pinkham’s Vege table Compound. This is her letter: “ How thankful I am that I took your medicine. I was troubled for two years with inflammation of the womb and ovaries, womb was also very low. I was in constant misery. I had heart trouble, was short of breath and could not walk five blocks to save my life. Suffered very much with my back, had headache all the time, was nervous, menstruations were irregular and painful, had a bad discharge and was troubled with bloating. I was a perfect wreck. Had doctored and taken local treatments, but still was no better. I was advised by one of my neighbors to write to you. I have now finished the second bottle of Mrs. Pink ham’s Vegetable Compound, and am better in every way. I am able to do all my own work and can walk nearly a mile without fatigue; something I had not been able to do for over two years. Your medicine has done me more good than all the doctors.” conditions, and we watch with interest the course pursued by this ‘busy, energetic band of women distant from us scarce thirty minutes by rail. So let me call upon Mrs. Sarah Fairfield Hamilton of tho Woman's Industrial and Kduoatonal Union of Saco to reply to the toast “Our Neighbors." MRS. HAMILTON’S RESPONSE. Most of the ladles present were familiar with Mrs. Hamilton and gave her a hearty round of applause. Mrs. Hamil ■ ton said she wondered why she was asked to come to talk to the ladies, as she was too busy to be literary, and too practical to be sentimental, but perhaps it was for a reason which she could best illustrate by a story. This story was of a man who lisped and Who, after being very angry with a lady because she had three times asked him at what time a train went, when he had repeatedly answered “Thlx minutes past thix.” When she came the fourth time and asked the same question he said the train has gone, and she an swered, “Oh, I didn’t want to take it, my little girl wanted to see you wiggle your jaw." So, said Mrs. Bamilton, that is perhaps why you want me. She con tinued very humorously, as to who “Our Neighbors” wore, and so on, but came down to a sober word as to our duty to o_i_ .. .1 1 V, _U L another capital story. The quartette then gave two more charming selections: a. Neapolitan Air, Rees b. Bobolink, Emery “OURSELVES.” Mrs. Hiram L. Jones responded in her own sweet and womanly fashion with a few hopeful words to the toast “Our selves.” “Our ideals are our better selves,” she said, “and sometimes we bring them about in most unexpected fashion." She closed her remarks by reading a little poem, “The Boy Van Dyok,” as an example in point. u Mrs. Frederick Moore then gave the customary voto of thankB to the commit tees of arrangements and decoration, the railroad company, the musicians, the caterer, and all who had helped to make the “perfect day.” Mrs. Oscar Wish proposed a special vote of thanks to the women in connection with the newspapers, and Mrs. Frye suggested that greetings should also be sent to Mrs. Jennie June Crowley, and Miss Hersey, our two honorary members. Mrs. Crowiey is confined to her room with a broken hip, and it is the greatest disappointment to her not to be able to go to Denver for the meeting. After Singing the “Star Spangled Ban ner,” the guests dispersed and many ex pression of pleasure were heard on all sides for the enjoyable and successful affair. HE A TH oFmrs. FULLERTON. The historian of Elizabeth Wadsworth chapter, D. A. R., received a message from Jamaica Plain, Mass., stating that oue of the members, Mrs. Fullerton, the , daughter of a revolutionary soldie, raised way last Tuesday at the age of 192 years and 21 days. Although her advanced years rendered it impossible for her to ever meet with the Portland ohapter, yet all felt very proud to count her among the members. A greeting was sent to her from the ohapter upon her birthday; and sympathy is now extended to her family who have been so devoted to her. WESTBROOK. The Prohibitionists of this city hold their caucus in Ward room 1, this evening at 7.30 to elect delegates to the state, district and county convention. Iona ch apter, O. E. S., of Portland, and Mlzpah and Beulah chapter of We st brook, will unite in a day’s outing at the oloister, Loveitt's hall, on Wednesday, June 29. A shore dinner .is to be served at noon. One of the events of interest durtng the past week to Westbrook oitizens was the manual training school exhibition at the Warren school building. Principal Ecklof very courteously explained to the visitors tho several models whioh were displayed on two lone tables. Th„ models are to be shipped at an early date to Washington, where they will be shown at a meeting of the National Ed ucation association, to be held in July. At the regular meeting of S.D. Warren council, No. 4, O. U. A. M., held Friday evening, the following officers were elected for the ensuing term: Counoilor Leroy H. Hand; vice-counoilor, Horace C. Stevens; recording secretary, J. Alvah Tuttle; assistant secretary, Joseph B, Eaton; financial secretary, Henry E. Hodgkins; treasurer, Weld N. Woodside; Inductor, Elliott F. Black; examiner, Chester E. Davies; Inside protector, Nowell B.Lowell; outside protector, Isaao A. Baloy; trustee for three years, Ros coe C. Roothby. The Westbrook Republicans met Satur day evening at Odd Fellows’ hall, West brook and chose the following delegates to attend the Republican state convention at Augusta: Fred Vcrrill, H. h. Melcher, Alexander Speirs, T. S. Burns W. H. Parker, Philip Dana, Abner L. Hawkes, Ovid Fortin, Joseph Warren, K. R. Blasland. The ball game played on Saturday at Sanford between the Sanfords and the Saccarappas resulted In a victory for the Sanfords by a soore of 18 to 4. The Presumpscots and South Windham ball teams played an interesting game of ball Saturday at Warreu park. The game resulted in favor of the Presumpscots, score 21 to 3. r MISCBLIANBOPS. j MISCELLANEOUS. MISCELLANEOUS. i __ MISCELLANEOUS. EXTRA! EXTRA! JURAT EXTRA! This is not a WAR EXTRA, but a Clothing Extra, full of Extra Good NEWS for the People. OUR ARMY AND NAVY ARE THROWING SHOT AND SHELL INTO SPANISH FORTS ANO GUNBOATS AND IRA F. CLARK & CO., Arc Busy Throwing Out Bargains to the People. GREAT MARK-DOWN SALE ALL OVER OUR STORE. Men’s blue Serge Cheviot Suits at $5.98, worth $3.00. Brown Mixed Cheviot and Cagaimere Suits that are worth $8.00 and 10.00, our price $5.98. Black Clav Serge Worsted Suits that sold for $10.60, now $7.08. Blue Serge and Cheviots, $10.00 quali ty, made in good styles and neatly trim med, our price $7.98. Brown and grey miyed and plaid, good values, only $7.98. Our $10.00 grade of Suits consists of grey, olays, good weight, and brown mixed cassimeres, all fast colors. Our $12.00 and 15.00 quality comprise all the latest novelties in the market and for quality unsurpassed. An early call will convince you of the same. Our blaok clay Suits for graduation purposes range in prices at $8.98, 13.00 and 15.00. Special mention is made as to our $8.98 Suits, trimmed with good material Washington mills quality and well worth $12,00. Bicycle Suits, all good nobby patterns from 4.00 to 7.00. Crash Suits we have in great variety for the warm weather from 3.00 to 6.00. Bicycle Pants in Crash and Cassimeres from 98c to 4.00. White Duck Pants, 98c. Men’s Pants for business wear at 98c, 1.25 and 1.50. Men’s Pants for dress wear, worsted and cassimeres, at 2.50, 3.00, 3.50 and 4.00. One line of Pantaloons at $1.98. This pant is a worsted and is equal to any $3.00 pant in the market. Spring Overcoats marked at cost. Now is the time to buy one. Boys’ long pant blue Cheviot Suits, warranted fast color, $8.00 quality, our price, 5,98. Boys’ long pant blue Serge Suits, fast color, $10 quality, only 6.48, Brown and mixed grey Cassimere Suits for 8.00. Boys’ 3-piece short pant Suits, ages 10 to 17, from 3.30 to 8.00. Boys’ short pant Suits, a few left, at 1.98. Better grades at 2.50, 3.00 and 4.00. Boys’ Top Coats, size 8 to 16 years, $6.00 quality, now 3.50. Boys’ long Pants, from 87c to 4.00. Boys’ short Pants, from 23c to 75c. Boys’ short Pants, wool jean, 42c. Boys' Underwear, 21c each. Boys’ Sweaters, 39c each. Boys’ Waists, 19ceach. Boys’ Waists, Star, 98c quality, 75c each. Boys’ Straw Hats, from 15c to 45c. Boys’ Wash Suits, fast colors, 45c. Boys’ duck and orash short Pants for 25c and 45c. Boys’ Brownie Overalls at 19c, 23c and 35c, In our Children’s Department we art! giving away a handsome Picture Boofi with every $3.00 purchase. Men’s Outing Shirts with laundered collar and caffs attached. Thesd shirts are made of good quality, ouj) large, and in handsome patterns.’ Beg* ular prices 50 and 75c, our price 39c. Men’s Outing Shirts, all colored, with cuffs. Also white with fancy bosom, 39c. ’ 4 ply Linen Collars at lOc each. 4-ply Linen Cuffs at 19c a pair, mark* - ' ed down from 25o. BalbTlggan Underwear at 2Ic,each. Jersey ribbed Underwear, at 250 each. Blue at)d Hght Jersey Underwear a* ■ 37 l*2eeach. \ j Balbriggan Underwear, fine quality, a$. 45c each. Natural wool Underwear, 45c eaoh. Half Hose, black and browD, 10c peS ' pair, 3 pair for 25c. Mixed grey at 10c per pair, 3 palT tat' 25c. Suspenders for Sc per pair. STRAW AND CRASH HATS IN GREAT VARIETY AND LOWEST PRICES. We are to Give (way a High Grade Bicycle (eg. 29th, ’98 to the person holding the largest number of Coupons on that date. COUPONS GIVEN AWAY WITH EVERY 25 CENT PURCHASE. ASK FOR COUPONS. IRA F. CLARK Sc CO., One ° Price ° Spot ° Cash ° Clothiers, ° Hatters ° and ° Furnishers. CHAS. H. R-EDIjiON, Proprietor. _______ - Je34dst paaaaaaagwcKMHwaL EVERY.. .1 . 4. MAN I T0 HIS TRADE. J $ w, frequently hare eustomorn 9 « oome to on with oopy and any 3 | "Put ft in attractive form and | I make prise msonabk." I 1 In wd oatoa toe work U alwnyi u A «ati*&ctory and bring* ewoellent $ 1 r*3clta' f | TUB THURSTON PRINT, I | PORTLAND. MB. X NOTICE. We, the undersigned grocers of Portland. Pledge ourselves and agree to discard the prac :ice of giving trading stamps, merchants’ cou jons, magazine coupons, or other like induce nents to our customers, on and after the first lay of June 1898, or upon expiration of our jresent contract as noted. X C. Cousens & Co. F. M. Maroon. ■Small Bros. L. A. Mercler. H. W. Sears. Libby & Chipman. I. F. Bartlett. John W. Deering. F. Mountfort & Co, G. Hj Cloyes. ’. A. PiOgers & Co. Wrn. Milliken & Co. idamLamont- C. J. Pennell, barker II. Krsklne. K. E. Piper & Co. Mrs. G. M. Craig. John Cooper. Jeo. H. Lord Morrill & Boss, jeo. A. Guptill & Co. O. C. Elive 11. Hunt & Veyrtli. A. Stevens. 8. L. Johnson. Chas. E. Morrill. 1. A. McKeuney. Fred H. Libby. ,V. L. Wilson & Co. s. A. Maddox, for trad ieo. C. Shaw & Co. ing stamps. iV. E. Djer. F. A. Billings. ?. W. McConkey. C. M. Adams, lohnson & Lambert. C. M. Lawrence. E. Lovell. G. S. Billings, i. F. Hillman. E. W. Uandall. (. F. Norton. I. F. Tucker. 4. Amthon Jensen. J. L. Callan. 3. A. Bounds. Wm. P. Carrol!, frown Bros. W, S. Dunn & Co. iolin Fitts & Son. Clias. E. Kelley. ?. M. Pierce & Son. James L. Bice. X S. Johnson. C. N. Lang, foston Cash Market. Fred K. Cliase. E. A. Whitney. W. L. Blossom & Son. las. Hudber. F. P. Sposedo. je24d3CS. W. McLaughlin. STEPHEN BERRY, §fceh; Joi and (raid, Ho, 37 Plum Street. • • % OHIO • • • ICE CREAM EREEZER, SPECIAL PRICES. 3 qt. - • ■ $1.80 each i “ • - - 2.20 “ Q H m m m 2(S() 4 The Ohio is a TRIPLE MO« TION Freezer and guaranteed td giro satisfaction. We ate head quarters for SCREENS, DOORS, HAMMOCKS, Ac. N. M. PERKINS & CO., HARDWARE DEALERS, 8 Free St. ’ jelOdtl REVERE SUGAR, FINEST SUGAR MADE. We are not in the trust and are not confined to prices. ASK YOUR GROCER FOR IT. Sold by Leading Retail Grocers, Wholesale Headquarters, MILUKEN&CO., 163 Commercial St. je22dim TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN. After May 20th, 1898, no more permits tc bring COWS or other cattle into thfs State from Massachusetts, or other New England States under the pretense that they are for heel or to be turned to pasture, will be Issued by our board until further notice. Animals for breeding purposes that have been properly tested and approved, will be ad mitted as heretofore. By order of the Ofltllu L'ommlssloners. FLAVIOUS O. BEAL, Treasurer, GEO. H. BAILEY, Veterinarian. may24 dlwteodlm.m.wSfrl *