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■ in AUVKltTlhKMBHT* TODAP. O. C. HJweB. _ „ . frank p. 1 Ihbetta ft Co.-* Prank M. Low. Owen. Moore ft Co. T. F. Foss ft Sons. Jiew KngUnd Bridge Company. Bines Bros. Co.— „ . . The Equitable Life Assurance Society. Foster s l>ye House. H. II Hay ft Son. p. 1). Folsom. C. O. Barrows. • J. K. Llbhy Co. F.s»tninn Urns, ft Bancroft. Coe, the Hatter. B. s. Davis. Ko Nut Allen ft Co. J„ H. Sehlosberg. btaml.trd Clothing Co. New Wants, For Sale, To Let Tx>st Found him) Similar advertisement* will b« found on, 1’Hge 8 under appropriate head*. I CLERKS and STENOG RAPHERS got better positions by puting their wants in the DAILY PRESS. Has largest cir culation among business men of Portland. 25 cents a week for 40 words. ~BRIEF JOTTINGS. An “open afternoon’1 of the ConkllD Class will be held nt Fraternity parlors. December 1, at 3 p. in. Kaon member will be expected to bring one guest. Kev. Dr. Fenn will lecture tomorrow evening on “The Compensations In L, fe.'' A petition in bankrnptoy was filed In the United States Court yesterday by Ueorge F. Cbnpuian, Jr , of Farsonsfleld. 'the new elevator whlon Is to be In stalled In the new Columbia hotel, will arrive today. The new piece of machinery will be modern In every particular, lt be ing equipped with novel olectrlosl appli ances, wire rope and patent shut-offs ■ ■is... woil fa tn hn untlrplT re constructed, work being begun at onoe and pushed forward to a rapid comple tion . It will probably be ready for ute in abont two weeks. 'The lirst term of the evening aobool will dote on the evening of Ueoember 7, with an illustrated lecture by K. C. Bwett In Keceptlon ball 'The leoture will he tree to all pupils of the school. Tunics, the 11-yeor-old daughter of dentist William H. Spear, No JlU India street, broke a bone in her left leg just above the ankle, by oollldlng with a tree near the India street engine house while coasting early Thursday evening. She was token to her home where the Iracture was attended to. 'The injury was not serious. 'The J. Smith Bracking Company, to manufacture and deal in groceries, and baker's supplies, has been formed neie. It Is capitalized at *50,090, Ceitllloate approved Novembre 98. Next Monday 'Tax Collector Libby will sell at auction the Portland real estate upon wbloh the '99 taxes have not been paid. Only about one per cent Is still unoolleoted, and that will be reduoed be fore next week. 'The committee on aooounts held lie November meeting Wednesday afternoon, and approved bills amounting to *994, 1)75.47. Included was the refunded tem porary loan of *800,000 negotiated by the olty last spring. Kev. Bowley Green will leoture to men only at the Y.M.C.A Sunday, at 4 80 p, m. "Jacob" Is the character selected for the subject of this lecture,which will be of especial Interest. 'This is the last one on the “O.T, Characters'' ooarse and doubtless a large number of men will be present. Dr.H. M. Nickerson will lead the B<nglng, and Instrumental muslo will be furnished by an orchestra. At the Free street church tomorrow night, Ur. Wilson will speak of "Jerusa lem, the City of the Klog." 'This Is the third in the series of sermons upon "With the Lord In KlsJ Own Land.”. It will be Illustrated by a large chart of the olty as It Is at present, and by numerous pho tographs. Kev. Ur. Blanchard will give the twen ty-minute address at the Church ol the Messiah Sunday evening. Several boys were before the court yes terday morning for loitering around the Grand 'Trunk wharves and committing petty thefts. 'These boys have been an noylng the steamer people very muon, and a stop Is to he put to their depreda tions. Poster's dye bouse has prepared a short series of "Dye House Talks," which will be found (tally on our last page. They will be short and crisp, and well worth tbe perusal of our lady readers. Kev.Luther Freeman will give a special address to young women on Sunday eve ning, at 7 30, at Chestnut street churob. A cordial Invitation Is extended to all young women to attend this service. Doors open at 7 o’clock. 3|Kev. W.S. Bovarii of Congress street M. PI. church, and Key. Mr. Wrlght.ot the St>. Lawranoe churob, will exchange sex vlces next Sunday. THE LIGHTS WEBE DIM. g The lights of the Portland Electric Light Company behaved very bad ly last| evening. At tbe plant of the oompany It was stated that two wires on Deerlng street, beyond Brigh ton, had been brokvn, and that this was tbe cause ol the poor servloe. At mid night It was stated that the damages to the wires had been repaired, and by that time an Improvement was notloed. Jardiniere Stands. It would seem hardly possible that such prettily shaped aud well finished stands could be made for *75c, the price that Frank P, Tib bets A Co. are asking for them. They are in golden oak, forest green, and white enamel, in un usual designs. \ CAPTAIN LEAVITT HOME. He Ilea Been oa a Whaling Voyage to Alaska. Capt. George B. Leavitt, aoil ol Mr*. 8. 8. Knight, residing at the corner ol Llnooln street ard Konst avenue. Wood fords, arrived boms on Thursday from a hi months' voyage In Alaskan waters. Captain Leavitt Is ths commander of the Grampus, a steam whaling vessel ol the Pact lie Whaling Company ol San Franolsoo, having been In their employ for some eleven years. Captain Leavitt reporta having bad quite a protltabla voyage, aeonring 18 whale*.* This number, the Captain says, Is somewhat smaller than nls other oatohes, aa he has, on his other voyages brought out 88 and 38 respectively. These voyages, however, were four and three years respectively. The captain reports rather an unevent ful trip. Un the voyage from San Fran cIhoo one of the crew was taken sick and died. The vessel went further north this trip than on the previous voyages, going as tor as Cape Bathurst, Alaska Cap tain Leavitt reports having experienced unusually rough weather during the past few months, and less trouble from loa blockades than Is apt to be the oase at this season of the year. The Captain brought home, as he al ways does, something new In the way or onrlos, and handiwork, purobased of ths native Alaskan Indians. Among other things whloh he brought with him was a large Uoor mat, about three feet In width by six feet In length. This mat is hand woven, and was mode by the Indians ot Southern Alaska. The mat Is made of a course straw oolored grass that grows In that country. The mat resembles very closely the ordinary straw matting. 'The Captain also brought a drinking oup made of a similar grass, only of the substance of oomrnon American grass. The oup is aoourately and very compact ly formed, even to the handle which Is made a part of the oup. The oup Is very Among the other Alaskan curios brought home by the Captain was a large piece ot whalebone from the jaw of a whale. The bone Is some over two feet In length, being composed of about 16 layers of bone, eaoh separated from tbs other, but joined at the base. Captain Leavitt Is enjoying the best of health, as are the rest of his orew. They arrived at San Francisco about the mld lde of Novembor.and after settling up the business of tbe voyage Captain Leavitt marled across tbe continent to reach borne In season for Thanksglvtng day. Tna Captain Is naturally from bis life In the north used to hardships, hut he speaks In disgust of the miserable trans portation accommodations afforded the travellers across the continent. First olass passage is always scoured by the Captain and his men, bnt be says that the parlor car servloe offered them wasn't much better than a oattle car. PERSONALS. Mrs. Edgar Orr. cf 108 Emery street, returned home yesterday, after an absence ot six months. Mr. Julius H. 13. Fogg, of Watervllle, manager of Colby Stories, Is lo the city making arrangements with Lorlng, Short & Harmon, J* H. Libby Co., and Chisholm Brothers for the sale of tbe book. Nearly a thousand ooples of tbe hook have been sold already. Hr. Henry H. Hart, wife and son, of Dennis, Mass ,are visiting friends In this city for a few days. F. H. llazelton and family of this olty spent Thanksgiving with Mrs, Hazel ton's parents at Old Orchard. Mr. Ull bert U. Luce of Harvard, Mr. Fred I. and Arthur L. Luoe, with their fami lies, helped make up one of tbe most pleasant family Thanksgiving gatherings ever experienced at the old homestead. Mr. James Arthur Drlnkwater and wife, who were lately married In Boston spent Thanksgiving with his parents on Orant street, d Mr. and Mrs Don O. Seitz of New York, arrived In town Thursday, to visit Mrs. Seitz's relatives here. Just before starting from home, Mrs. Seitz met with what was supposed to be only a slight Injury to.the knee, but It has developed Into a serious ^difficulty. She Is experi encing much pain and Is unable to walk. Mrs. A. B. Cole will speak Sunday af . .. -X XI_V tu n A Ur. Nathaniel Butler, praBl dent or Uol Dy College, was at the Congress Square Hotel yesterday. Mr. Charles Peterson ot Cornwall-on the-Hudson, was entrtalned by the Mlssss Buck at dinner Thanksgiving. Mr. Peterson has received much atten tion during his stay In Portland. Last evening he was also entartalned at Hlver ton by the Misses Buok. g lion, and Mrs. Leslie C Cornish of Au gusta are at the Congress Square Hotel. Mr. Hiram W. Kicker and son of Po land Springs, are at the Falmouth Hotel. Manager Charles Uorbury of the Muslo Hall of Lewiston, was In the city yester day. OFF FOK WASHINGTON. Mrs. L. M. N. Stevens, Miss Anna Gordon. Mrs. Gertrude Stevens Leavitt, Mrs. N. S. Feruald, Miss Uresser, Miss MUllken. Miss Powderly and Mrs. J. K. McDowell lelt yesterday morning by tbe seven o'clock express for the National W. C. T. U. convention at Washington. Mrs. Nellie G. Burger of Missouri, who has been making a tour of the etate In the Interest of.Y. W. O. X. U. Joined tbe party at Union station. Miss Cornelia M. Dow who went to Boston Thursday will Jcln the party there. The Maine delegation will lnvlta the National convention to hold lta next meeting In Portland tbe home of the na • tlonal president. It seems to be generally understood that Kepreaentatlve Babcock of Wiscon sin will be appointed to the vaoanoy on the ways and mean* committee caused bg the resignation of Mr. Uolllvet. HARBOR NEWS. Item, of Ultmta Picked t'p Along Share. Tba British steamer Turret Crown ar rived yeterday morning from Sydney, Cape Breton, with nearly 8000 tons of ooal. Tbe steamer Frank Jones left last eve ning for her last trip of tbe season. She will now withdraw from the Portland and Machtasport route until next spring. The schooner Ml nett*, which was run Into by tbe steamer Governor Ulngley a week ago last night, was successfully raised yesterday by the lighter Ajax and Atlas. The tng Ben Hur towed the lighter and schooner to the South Port land flats where she was beaofaed. Tbe tide was too high yesterday afternoon to bring tbe hull out of wster so that tbe extent of the eohooner's damages conld not be learned. The Brltleb eohooner Victor, which was towed In from White Head In a water logged condition, Wednesday, Is moored near the marine railway. Tbe oaptaln has received permission from the ofllolale at the oustom bones to*nnload the deok cargo. Captain Scanlon of the Dominion line was a few days ago called to Montreal on business. Yesterday It was learned that since being In that ollv he hod been at tacked with congestion of the lungs 111 Is reported that the Dominion line has contracted for three new steamers, to be ready next spring. The new vessels will be built on the lines of tbe Common wealth, but will bo much larger. Two of the steamer* will be put on tbe route be tween Boston and Liverpool, sod the other will sail between Liverpool ana Montreal. The Grand Trunk Hallway Company has Issued the following circular relating to the shipment of grain over the Urand Trunk to Portland during winter months •'Grain shipped from points In Canada to Portland for export, will be receive! at the United States frontier only when ...k - In ananmnonlad KlV A fWffct from a duly appointed Inspector, either at the point of shipment, at York, Belle ville or Montreal. Uraln, where not In spected at point of shipment, when con signed at points west [of York, must be Inspected at York; from points east of York and west [of [Belleville, Including that reaohlng the main line at Junctions east of York and to Belleville, Inclusive, must be Inspected at Bellvllle, and from points east of Belleville at Montreal, un less It Is tntendd that the grain shall be cleaned at Portland elevator." Mr. W. J. Ullkerson has been [appoint ed travelling passenger agent of the Brand Trunk Hallway, with headquarters at Chloago. Mr. M. J. Corcoran has also been added to the staff of travelling passenger agents with headquarters at Chloago. BOUND OVER FOB BUHULAKY. Yesterday morning Hoger M. Bhaw was before the Municipal court for breaking and entering the cottage of John Ds oormler on the shore of Bsbago lake. This oottage Is unocoupled and It seems that Shaw has been living In It for some time, going there when he pleased. He was bonnd over In the sum of 1300 tor the offense. It Is also suspeoted that he broke Into the freight depot at Sab ago Bake and stole a box of canned salmon. A number of oans of salmon of the same brand that was stolen, were fonnd In the Deoormler oottage. The oans had been opened, and It is supposed that Sbaw took them for food. It Is also thought that he has broken Into a dwelling bouse near White Hock, and the sheriffs are trying to get svldenoe In this case. At the same time that be brought In Shaw, Deputy Sheriff Stanley brought a tramp, who gives his name as Klcbard Richardson. He was put bofore the court for vagrancy. He has been pestering people for food, and has on several oooatlons frightened women by demanding work and pay for it. _ MR. UEMEH fa COURT AGAIN. Mrs. fjlara Spinney of Bath, formerly the wife of E. B. Mallet of Freeport, has brought In the Supreme court for Saga dahoo a bill In equity against W. Edwin Ulmer of Boston to reoovrr a trustee's deed to some 115,000 worth of real estate, mostly located in Freeport, given Ulmer by her some years ago. The petitioner claims that Ulmer has collected Its rents but has failed to pay Insurance, taxes, Interest and other expenses, so neglecting the property that It was taken by mort gagees under foreclosure process. E. U. Plummer of Bath Is attorney for Mrs. Kplnney. CAMEKACLUB EXHIBITION. The seconl annual exhibition of photo graphs by the Portland Camera Club will take place on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday ot next wedt. The exhibition will be held at the Portland Society of Art rooms, 607 1-3 Congress street. Thlsloolleotlon of photo graphs Is of general Interest to.'all who like this kind of work, and doubtless there will be a large attendanoe every day ot the exhibition. POSTPONEMENT OF STEAMEK FRANK JONES’S LAST SAILING. On account ot the storm tbs steamer Frank Jones did not sail last night at her usual hour, bit will leave Portland at 11 p. m. tonight, tor the last trip of the season. ____ Eczema How it reddens the skin, itches, oores, dries and scales 1 Some people call It tetter, milk crust or salt rheum* The suffering from it Is sometimes In tense ; local applications are retorted to thev mitigate, but cannot cure. 1 It proceeds from humors Inherited or ac quired and persists until these have been removed. Hood*a Saraaparllla c£eT."S “ without an equal for »U cutaneous fcbSn'4 ITU*or*thsU*toaUuaue. jrrisswssats HEARING POSTPONED. So Action Taken Regarding Removal of Mra. Ceaway*s Honor. There wee a meeting ot the board of al dermen yesterday alt trnooo to give Mra. Conway an oppnrtnmty of showing why her building et Wfi ltanforth street below Casetdy s bill should not be torn down as e danger to the safety of surrounding Jltoperty. Tbs complaint against this building was made by Cblsf Engineer Kl dridge et a former meeting of tbe board and a notloe of tbe Intended action of tbe board of aldermen was sent to Mrs. Con way and yesterday afternoon set for the hearing of tbe case. Mr. Jobn Murry Xolford was present In tbe Interest of Mrs. Conway. He asked tbat Alderman Drlsooll who was absent be waited for before tbe hearing pro ceeded as Alderman llrleooll bad promised to go and lnspeot tbe building of Mrs. Conway. Tbe board decided to continue the hearing without welting for Aldoimnn Driscoll, who after tbe short bearing was concluded returned from bis Inspection of tbe bouse in question. Tbe first witness In the case wae Chief Kngl neir Kldrldge, who said tbat Timothy Honan, owner of tbe next bouse to Mrs. Conway wae tbe one who bad made tbe oomplalnt to him of sbs danger of allow ing tble building to remain os It now Is. Tbit home was partially burned last spring and since then nothing baa been done to It. Tbe doors end windows are all ont and tbe root bas been partially burnea away. X'he place, so Mr. ltcnan told tbe chief engineer, (Is Infested by tramps and boys end there 1* oonstant danger of tbe place catching lire and damaging other property to tbe vicinity. Tbe cblel engineer said that It tbe doors ond windows were boarded np lo keep the boy* and tramps ont tbe bnlldlng would not be unsafe. Be bad seen tbe bnlldlng several times and was of tbs opinion that Is was unsafe as It now stands. Mr. Tolford In bobalf of Mrs. Oonway, wno was present, said that Mrs. Conway did not desire to expend any money on this property as she hoped to sell It. The motive of the oomplalnt as asorlbed by Mrs. Conway, was that Mr. Bonan wanted to purchase the property and force Mrs. Conway to sell It at onoe, while she wished to hold It to see If a better figure for It oould not be obtained than was offered by Mr. Honan. Mr. Tolford asked for a postponement of the case pending a further Investigation of tbe premises by the aldermen and the report of the condition of tbe bnlldlng which was to be made by Alderman Driscoll. Tbe bearing was llnally posptoneti. For a Cold In llie Head These will be particularly pleasing to you In every way. Being all wool, you’re abso lutely certain they’ll wear. You’ll be delighted with their rich colorings, and the Exclusive Designs we are showing have an added value that you’ll appreciate. No matter from what point you view them, these carpets will be the cheapest to buy. T. F. FOSS & SONS, Complete Housefurnishers. tiro lit _ i-" i 3 EARLY l" CHRITMAS Our CHANCES Windows. I Hay’s 2fle Violet Water. Larger and better than any other at the price. I Our 25c Perfume Soap and Sachet Boxes. Nothing so good elsewhere under 35c I Our 25C Children’s Perfume Boxes.. Not trash but 5 best odors in dainty boxes. H. H. HAY & SON, Middle at. Start to USO “KO-NUT” A Sterilized Cocoanut Fat for Shortening, Frying nod General Cooking. and you will keep Jt up. Absolutely Free from Animal Matter. Never gets rancid. Cruller* have tlie old Cushioned taste when “K0 HUi" Is used tosliorteuedand fry. A»k Your Grocer, or write India Food Company 8 N. Market St.. Boston, New England Aleuts. INDIA BEEININUCO.. Philadelphia, sole MTr's. YOU DON’T HAVE TO DIE TO WIN. YOU DON’T HAVE TO DIE TO HEAP THE BENEFITS OF ASSUR ANCE IN THE EQUITABLE. Here are the results of three policies to policy holders while still Hrloff. One Is a 20- Year Endowment, one a 20-Payment Life, and the other an Ordinary Life Policy with a 20-Year Period! 1- ENDOWMENT-SB.OOO. No- 227,744-Age, 40-Premlum, 8268.90. At its maturity this year, this endowment of $6,000 returned to the holder $7,786.06, which amount equalod the face of the policy and in addition 06 Pcr cent in dividends In cash. 2— 20-PA Y VI ENT—92,000. No. 220,220—Age, 40—Premium, 877.66. At the end of Its premium-paying period, this policy for $2,000 gave to the holder a paid-up policy for tho full amount, nnd In addition a cash dividend of $841.72, or 54ftr cent of all premiums paid. Or lie could have received In cash $2,022.64, or 30 per cent more than he bad paid in premiums. 3.—ORDINARY LIFE-82,BOO. No. 222,008—Ago, 35—Premium, S65.95. This policy, although issued on the ordinary life plaj, returned to its holder a paid-up policy for lie full amount. Or liu could have drawn in cash $1,426.22, which amounts to morn than alt the premiums paid by him. The filOLD DEBENTURE, CONTINUOU8 INSTALMENT nnd INIIE.ilMI'Y Policies are mirnclltig lltc attention of the Insuring public Juni now In Maine. THE EQUITABLE LIFE ASSUBAHCE SOCIETY BTRONOH9T UN TUB WORLD. Assets 8280,000.000. Surplus 861,000,000. F. H. HAZELTON A CO., Managers for Maine. OFFVES-roKTIAND AND BANGOR. Howard Qould, VVm. H. Anderson, It. If. Turner, General Agonts. RINES BROTHERS CO. RIBBONS For Today —AT— ABOUT HALF PRICE. Today we commence the sale of a line quality, double face Satin Ribbon in a line of colors that are especially desirable for CHRISTMAS FANCY WORK. Widths run from Number 3 to Number 30 and are marked as follows ; No. 3 at 5c per yard No. 7 at Gc per yard No. 9 at 10c per yard No. 12 at 15c per yard No. 16 at 20c per yard No. 22 at 20c per yard No. 30 at 25c per yard The quality of the Ribbon and the great variety of Colorings makes this one of the most opportune bargains of the season. p ►* RiNES BROTHERS CO. They Know A Good Machine. 8 per rent of tlie TYPEWRITERS In use in tho offices of the Maine Central Railroad are Remingtons. Of all the other makes there are oidy a few. Evidently, for railroad business, the Reming Oc-v ion leads them all. It's • equally as effective In any BflrrOWS business. Let us show you In what features T<pswrt?r Agency, it i* far superb* auUichuugc bt. to all others. | DYE HOUSE TALK NO. 1. ; X “Will you please tell me Clara, X X how you keep your silk waists • • lookiua so uloe aud fresh all the T X tlmu ?” 4 X “'I hat’s easy, I send them 4 X down to 9 I FOSTER’S DYE HOUSE | X on Preble street. They dry X ♦ cleanse them beautifully. I aenri J funmnmnT^’n — .. MEN’S BUSINESS SUITS We thought They were Low enough To go at $7.50-10.00-12.00 15.00 and $18.00 But they don't sell as fast as we wish, so the PRICES [ $5,00 ARE $8.00 NOW l$10.00 All new handsome, stylish Clothes, fully guaranteed. Just received, an en tirely new line of Holi day neckwear in all the latest shapes and col ors,-finest quality. 50c STANDARD CLOTHING CO., 644 Congress St. SOME FUR FACTS Firs can be purchased to belter ad vantage in the United States than in Canada or Europe, because America produces most of Ute Furs now used, and because there is no duty on the few raw skins that arc imported. America's skilled farriers excel all others in dressing furs. The skins that we sell are the choicest of all the American production;—qual ity and workmanship have given our faultless fur garments an enviable reputation among particular far wearers. L. H. SCHLOSBERG, FURRIER, 2 Free SI. decl<l4t * ■ . 1 . ■ . . _ _jj W.LD0DGUS I I era of men'** 93.30 »ltoc. in the world. We make nml .sell more 93.30 shoes than any other two manufacturers in the U.8. The reason more W. L. Douglas $3.50 shoes are sold than any other make is because they are the list that can be made. They fit like custom made shoes, j The style Is the best and always up to date. We Bell dlreot from fac RFST tory to wearer through our RFSI 01 stores In the large cttles. $9 Kfl The extra middleman’s $9 Cfl u.OU profits that others have to cunc Charge wo add to the qual. snap OilUt itv. and give to the wearers OflUC of W. L- Itouglas g3..VJ shoes. The reputation of W. L. Douglas $3.50 shoes for style, comfort, and wear Is known everywhere throughout the world. They have to give better satis faction than other makes, because the standard ha3 always been placed so high that the wearers expect more tor their money than they can get elsewhere. Portland Store, 546 Congress St. tu.tii&saMf # Books for ~ GIFT BUYING ALL that’s new and right for the Holidays is here. Old friends in new garb—as well as every recent book issue of the season. Library Sets in rich or plain bindings, editions de luxe, illustrated books, juvenile books, all at a handsome saving from publishers’ prices. LORINC, SHORT & neriadtl HARMON.