Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, April 27, 1876, Page 1

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated April 27, 1876 Page 1
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I ENTERTAINMENTS. Grand Calico Ball — BY THY — PORTLAND Montgomery Guards, — at — CITY HALL, THURSDAY EVENING, April 27. MUSIC BY CHANDLER. Floorftickcts, admitting Gent and two Ladies, $1,00 Ladies 25 cents. Grand march at 8.30. ap22d5t MUSIC HALL ! One NlgRt Only ! THURSDAY. APRIL 27. THE HEROES OF ’76, SHERIDAN & MACK’S GRAND CONGRESS OF SPECIALTY STARS have just closed the most brilliant and profitable en gagement of the season at BEETHOVEN HALL, BUS t ON. MASS Opened for one week, but by uni versal desire remained Three Weeks The entire Boston Press enthusiastic in their lauda tions of the refined and artistic excellence ot this su perb Constellation or Brilliants. AUGMENTED and ENLARGED for their Spring and Summer Campaign by the addition of several new artists and A. E. Menter’s Grenadier Brass Band, Look ©ut for our Elegantly Uniformed Band Dress ■Parade on the day of exhiqition, and Free Balcony Concert at the Hall of Exhibition. Prices of Admission 35, 50 and 75 cents. Seats may be secured at the Box office on Thursday morning. Doors open at 7, to commeuce at 8. ap22SW&Tb3t W. S. IRVING, Gen’l Agent. MAY FESTIVAL AND CONCERT. The Ladies ot the First Baptist Society will give their usual Social May Festival at the Vestry on WEDNESDAY EVENING, April 26th, when a sup ply of Fancy Articles and Refreshments wi II be lor sale. Admission 10 cents. Also by request, on THURSDAY EVENING will be repeated, with slight variations, the Concert non Reading*. given March 29th. The Apollo Club will assist. Cofiee and Refreshments for sale after the entertainment. Admission 20 cents. Three tickets 60 cents. ap25d3t PORTLAND MUSEUM, Cor. of Congress and Exchange Streets. I. T. IV VE It Ac CO., - Proprietor*. THE HIT OF THE SEASON ! Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thurs day Nights and Wednesday Matinee. April 24th, 33th. 26th and 27th, The ludicrous Farce of niTTr* nniTAl TTmiAtT mvr hay nvrm To conclude with the beautiful Domestic Drama en titled » O^T! FRIDAY, April 38th, BENEFIT OF WM. CALDER. Ladies’ Hatinee every Wednesday and Satur day at 2 p. m. Box office open from 9 a. m., to 9 p. m. se2dtf MUSICHALL. FRIDAY and SATURDAY. April 28 and 29, MATINEE SATURDAY AT 2 O’CL’K, THE WORLD-RENOWNED Bryant’s Minstrels! Neil Buy ant.Director. Gcs Moulton .Manager. —FROM— BRYANT’S OPERA HOUSE, N. Y. 24 STAR ARTISTS 24 The Oldest and Most Complete Company in the World. Look at the List of Stars: NEIL BRYANT. LEW BENEDICT, T. M. HENGLER. BILLY BRYANT, GOSS AND FOX, ADAMS AND LEE, The Celebrated California Qnariette, composed of WELLING BROTHERS, And J. W. FREETn. ^“Brilliant Orchestra and Brass Band. Usual prices. Reserved seats at Box Office one day in advance. W. H. STRICKLAND, Gen’l Agent. apr22 dOtSMWThF&S I li VITO 111 EXHIBITION, May Day Dinner and Concert — AT — CITY JrlALL. ON MONDAY, MAY 1, The Ladies of the Second Parish, will give an Exhibi tion (in Costume) of some of the .Employments of Ladies of Ve Oldeu Tymei such as Carling, Spinning, Quilting, &c., &c. Ladies from 75 to 92 year9 ol I, will take part in the Exhibition, giving Younger People an opportunity to nee how Much Work wan Done in Dayn of Old. In the Reception Room from 12 till 2 o’clock, a Hot Dinner will be »erved, consisting of a Nice Variety of Hearn and other good things too nume rous to mention. Ice Cream and other Refreshments at all hours. A Concert of Ye Olden Tymrn, in the Evening from 8 to 9, promising to be extremely fine. Admission to Refreshment Room. free. Admission to the Hall. 25 cents; Children, 10 cents. Doors open at 11 A. M The annal Variety of U«cfal and Fancy Articles, Flowers, Ac , for Sale. ap27d4t MAY ijALL ! The members of Prof. J. W. Raymond’s private class will give a Grand Ball at Lancaster Hall, Monday Evening, May 1st Committee—J. H. Lamson, C. W. Jones, David Hooper, F. A. Waldron, R. M Gibson. Arthur Mor rison, F J. Stubbs, C. F Swett, J.Crosalep. Jg^Tickets, admitting Gent and Ladies, to be ob tained of the Committee. Music by Cole’s Quadrille Band. Objectionable persons not admitted. Ladies unac companied by gentlemen and without tickets not.ad mltted. J. S. GOULD, Agent. ap26 d5t GRID MILITARY REM, COMPLIMENTARY TO His Excellency Goy. Seldon Connor & Staff - AND — Maj-G-en. Chamberlain and Staff, Tendered by tbe Active and Honorary Members of the FOBTLAND LIGHT INFANTRY, — AT — CITY HALL, Portland, Tuesday Evening, May 2, 1876 GENERAL AND RECEPTION COMMITTEE. GeD. Francis Fessenden, Gen. Geo. F. Sbepley, Col. John C. Cobb, Gen. S. J. Anderson, Col. Edward Moore. Gen. C. P. Mattocks, Capt. N G. Fessenden, Gen. J. D Fessenden, Capt. Matt Adams, Gen. I. W Starblrd. Capt. T. J. Eeyuolds, Gen. R. M, Richard soli, Capt. F. G Patterson, Hon C. H Haskell. Hon. C. W. Goddard, Hon. J. W. Svmonds, Hon. Wm. L. Putnam, Hon. G. P. Wescott, Hon Nathan Cleaves, Hon. J. H. Drummond. S. C. Strout, Esq , A A. Strout, Esq, J. O. Winsbip. Esq, h- CJdkud Wade, Esq, C. E. Jose, Esq.. W. H. Milliken, fceq , Chas. C. Harmon, Esq , Ira Witham, Esq., A. R. Hawkes, Esq , Win. G. Davis, hsq , Dr. s. C. Gordon, elms. E. Morrilll, Esq, S. T. Pullen, Esq COMMITTEE ON INVITATION. Geu. S. J. Anderson, Capt. N. G. Fessenden, Geu. C. P. Mattocks, Lieut. H. A. Jacksou. Col. John C. Cobb, XI. B. Cleaves, Esq. FLOOR COMMITTEE. Fritz H. Jordan, John A. Emery, Wm. E. Donnell A. B. Moulton, Frederick F. Hale, John C. Small, Albion Keith, A. E Webb Henry St. John Smith, H. p. Ladd! EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE. Lieut. H. A. Jackson, Corp. H. A. McDouald, Sergt. G. M. Wihlrage, Private 51. C. Pincree Private W. F. Chase; t ' .ni'NIC, POBTLaND BAND, A Concert will be given by lull Military Band one hour aud a ball previous to commencement of dancing. D,collision, by Col. IVm. Bral»,ofB... Tickets admitting Gentleman aud two Ladies, $2, to be procured from tbe Executive Committee, anu at i he following places, or presentation of invitation: boring, Short & Harmon’s. DreS'er, McLellau Co *s, Ira C. Stockbiidae’s, Frederick F. Hale’s, J, A. Merrill & Co.’s, Fessenden Bros’, and C. W. Greenleaf’s. apr26dtd BUSINESS CARDS. Dr. R. T. Wild.©, The Natural magnetic Physician, He shall lay hands on them and they shall be healed. Rooms 11 and 19 Fluent Block. nov8dtf STEPHEN BERRY, $j>colc,} Job and (gald oPunbek, No. 37 Plum Street, 9tf_ Dr. R. T. Wilde, The Natural magnetic Physician, * He shall lay hands on them and they sha’l be healed. •309 Cumberland, Cor. of Elm St. nov8 dtf €. P. BABCOCK. MODEL MAKER & JOBBER, MANUFACTURER OF Watch and Chronometer marker** Tools, mathematical. Optical and Philo sophical Instrument*, School Apparatus, dec., 56 Market Street, Printers Exchange, Jnl PORTLAND. MR. dl? WM. H. MOTLEY, ATTORNEY AT 1AW, OVKR I. r>. FARRINGTON’S, 180 Middle Street. jan5 _dlf Chas. J. Schumacher, FRESCO PAINTER, Office in Casco Bank Building, over F. H. Fasseti’a Office. Orders left at Schumacher Bros, will meet prompt ttention. apr3d3m E. C. JORDAN & CO., Civil .Engineer* and Land Purveyor's, No. I»4 middle St., Portland, me. Surveys made for Proposed Railroads. Water Works, Mill Dams, and Storage Reservoirs, surveys of Counties, Towns, House Lots, &c. Estimates of Brickwork, Plastering. Slating, Stone Masonry, Earthwork, Earth and Stone Excavation, &c., &c., &c Plans and Specifications for Iron or Wooden Bridges, or the combination. Plans and bills of Tim ber for Wharves, &cM &c. apr7d3m D7 W. FESSENDEJY' Attorney at Law, OFFICE IN STANTON BLOCK, No, 31 1-2 Exchange Street. jams dtf J. H. HOOPER, i U L H O L8TEREE Nos. 31 and 33 Free SL, MANUFACTURER OF Parloi Suite, Lounges, Spring Bede, Mattresses, , HcDonongb Patent Bed I.onnges, En ameled Chairs, Ac. 2V"All kinds of repairing neatly done. Fumitun boied and matted. oct5-’69TT&Stf THOMAS RAINEY, M. A. HI. D Office 499 1-9 Congress Street, Formerly occupied by Dr. Daveis. Hours—1 o to 19 A. M„ and 9 to 3 P. M. ma3 d&wtt FRED. N. DOW, ATTORNEY - AT - LAW, 172 Middle Street, PORTLAND. ME. ap!3d6m»ttf H. HANSON & SON, MANUFACTURERS OF Monuments, Tablets, Grave Stones and Granite Work. MANUFACTORY AT No. 907 CongresH 8t., West End, Portland, Maine. All orders promptly attended to. HENRY HANSON. WM. H. A. HANSON. aprl7 d6m M. C. PATTEN, Practical and Expert Accountaut, 145 COMMERCIAL ST. INTRICATE accounts, partnership settlements, etc., etc., adjusted. Previous business written, and all work requiring competent services promptly executed. Compromises between debtors and credi tors effected, financial ability of debtors investigated, and settlements effected when desired Instruction in book-keeping to a limited number. Business from this city and vicinity respectfully solicited. Ample references in this and other cities. mar7 TW&Fteodtf JOHi\ J. PERRY, Attorney at law, 49 1-2 EXCHANGE ST., PORTLAND, MAINE. jau21dlw»ttf E. H. RIPLEY, Sexton Second Parish Church, Undertals.or. WOULD respectfully inform the citizens of Port land that he is prepared to furnish Coffins, Caskets and Grave-Clothes, of all styles, at the shortest possible notice. Everything connected with the management of funerals, day or night, will receive prompt attention. Residence No. 219 Federal, corner of Temple St. feblOdGm WILLIAM A. PEARCE^ Practical Plumber, Force Pumps and Water Closets, NO. 41 UNION ST., Under Falmouth Hotel, Portland, Me. Warm, Cold and Shower Baths, Washbowls, Brass and Silver Plated Cocks; every description ot Water, Steam and Gas Fixtures for dwelling Houses, Hotels and Public Buildings, Ships* Closets, etc, arranged and set up in the best manner, and all orders in town or country faithfully executed. All kinds of j'obbng promptly attended to. Constantly on hand Lead, Iron and BraHH Pipe, Sheet Uead anil Plumber*’ Material*. ap22dlm 1 l S It I ADDRESS ALL ORDERS —T o— Collins & Buxton, 522 Congress St., Portland, Me. dell _dly 3NT ewStore. Geo. If I. Ilosworfli, Foimerly with Iflarreli. ISailcy & Co., has taken the New Store Cor Free & Cotton Sts., and intends to keep a lull assortment ol UPHOLSTERY GOODS of every description for Drapery noil Decora live Work. By making a specialty ot this depart ment in upholstery, we propose to place before the public every facility tor obtaining the newest design and fabrics, and at lowest prices. Also Window Shade, and fixture.. And a complete assort ment of Boom Paper. mb21tf Phaeton for Sale. A GOOD second band Phaeton made by C. P. Kimbalb Just repaired and in good running order. Can be seen at CARRIAGE MART, Plumb Street. apll __dtf Boys’ Custom Clothing ! MRS. F. c7 CHASE would inform her old customers and friends that she mis reopened ihe store Comer Fort lain* and JJech * me Mircem, where she is prepared to SJ}make Boys’ Clothing in the latest styles. S constantly on hand. Old Maxim—-‘First come first served.” mcbldtf MISCELLANEOUS. CE^TEKISIAL MEMORIAL MEDALS ! Struck in solid Albata Plate, equal in appearance, wear and color to SOLID SILVER OR GOLD, presenting a variety of beautiful Designs in Relief. These Medallions are larger than a Silver Trade dollar, being lg inch, in diameter, handsomely put up and sell readily at sight. THE MOST VALUABLE SOUVENIRS AND MEMENTOS EVER ISSUED, GOOD AGENTS WANTED In every City and Town in the V. S. and Canada, to whom exclusive territory will be given, if desired. RETAIL PRICES—For the Albata Silver, 50 cts. Gilt, $1, in fancy box. Usual discount to the Trade. A complete outfit ot magnificent samples for agents, in satin or velvet-lined morocco case, con taining Six Medals, different designs, one gilt, suit able for jewelrerg* show windows, etc,, sent on receipt of draft or Post-office Order for §4, or will ship Express C. O. D. Descriptive Circular Price List and one sample sent upon receipt of 50 cts. Immense profits. Sells at sight. Correspondence solicited. Information free. Extensive fields for enterprise. Address all communications U. S. MEDALLION CO., 212 Broadway, P. 0. Box 5270. New York _d&w6mll PHOTOGRAPHER, 244= Middle Street* The Best Work at moderate Prices. AIM T 0 PLEAES. ja*i 8 C. H. LAiHSON, JEWELER, 201 MIDDLE ST., Waltham* Elgin & Swiss Watches, Spccta% cles* Opera Glasses* Silver Ware, Clocks, Arc. Watches and Jewelry left for Repair Insured against Fire* 201, Nearly Opp. the Falmouth. janldtf THE FAVOKITE FUEL. FOR OPEN GRATES. Coal by the Cargo ! At retail a choice variety ior Family uso, warranted to give per fect satisfaction.. Randall & McAllister, 60 COMMERCIAL ST. febl2__dtf_ Goodyear’s Poefcet Gymnasium. The HI out Complete System OF PHYSICAL EXEICCISB Ever Devised for Home Practice. PRICE LIST-No. 1. For Children 4 to 6 years $1.00. No. 2. For Children 6 to 8, $1.10 No. 3 For Cliil „ dren,8 to 10, $1.20, No. 4 For Children, 10 to 14, $1.30 No 5. For Ladies and Children, 14 years and upwards, $1.40. No. 6 For Gentlemen of moderate strength, $1 50 No 7, $2 GO. Complete set of seven, $9 00. No. 7 is fitted with a screw-eye and hook to attach to the wall or floor. Two of this size properly arranged make a complete Gymnasium. Sent post-paid upon receipt of price. Address HalFs Riibjics* Store, UNDER FALMOUTH HOTEL. malO __ dtf IJN EVERY VARIETY. PLAIN TINTS, FRESCO BORDERS, MOULDINGS. WAINSCO ATINGS. VELVET PAPERS, DECORATIONS, BRONZE & GOLD LEAF PAPERS, Satins and White Blanks, AT PHICES TO SUIT TOE TIMES LORING, SHORT & HARMON. CU^T. W. EMERNOH, Paper Hanger, lias slate at our store._ apll 09 PI < PI Z Long Lange Breech Loading 5 Practice Pistol & Targets. g Carries a # inch ball with accu- pi racy fifty feet, without powder or <0 percussion. Brass barrel, hair trigger. For sale by dealers. By mail, free for 75 ceuts, with per manent ammunition for target practice indoors, and for sporting out of doors. ACENTS WANTED. A. A. GRAHAM, G7 Liberty Street, New York, mill 5d&w6ml2 HAIR GOODS Real Hair long Switches $1.50 to $3 each. NEW MILLINERY of the Entc.t xljlp. mul in every qunlity. at WELCH’S, 179 Middle Street. apl2 eod2w* Wagon for Sale. Alight spring martin & tennell inane wagon, nearly new. mch!5-tf Enquire at this Office. INSURANCE. FIRE INSURANCE! STATEMENT OF THE EQUITABLE F. & I, Insurance Co, PROVIDENCE, R. I.. January 1st. 1876. Cash Capital, - - $200,000 ASSETS. Market Val. Bank stocks.$132,750 00 Kea! estate in City of Providence. 120,000 00 Loans on bond and mortgage. 15,000 00 City bonds. 25.0 0 00 Loaned with collateral security. 3,611 00 Cash in b nk and office. 22,871 48 Premiums in course of collection. 16,469 84 Accrued rents. 800 00 $336,502 32 LIABILITIES. IP Losses unpaid.$11,750 00 Dividends.7. 1,156 40 Commissions, taxes and office expenses. 3.250 00 $16,156 40 Reinsurance reserve, New York standard. 67,156 87- 83,313 27 $253,189 05 FRED W. ARNOLD, President. JAMES E. TILLINGHAST, Sec’y. John We Munger & Co. AGENTS, No. 166 Fore Street, Portland. J. W. MUNGER. C. D. MUNGER. mlil8 dtf ONLY FOR Moth Patches, Freckles and Tan. Use Perry’s Moth and Freckle Lotion. It is reliable. For Pimple* on the Face Blackhead* or Flesh worms Ask your diuggist far Perry’s Comedoneand Pimple Reme dy, the irfalible skin medi cine, or consult Dr. B. C. Perry, Dermatologist, 40 Bond Street, New York. apll Tu&S&w4ml5 DOBBINS’ STARCH POLISH J A GREAT DISCOYERY! By the use of which every family may give their Linen that brilliant polish peculiar to fine laundry work Saving time and labor in ironing, more than its entire cost. Warranted. Ask for Dobbins’. DOKUSNM, HKO & CO , 13 N. Fourth tit., Phila. ATWOOD, STEADMAN & CO., Sole Agenlt for Maine. apr!3TbS&Tly Marblized Slate Mantles. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL We have purchased of MESSRS SHEPARD A Co., their entire stock of mantels and have been appointed by the Mayfield Slate Co. soleagente for Portland aud vicinity for all goods manufactured by them. We have on hand the largest and best as sortment ©f any house an the state. BUILiD EB8 ANP CONTRACTORS wil find it to their advantage to call and examine ©nr goods. SUTTER BROS. & CO. •29 Market Square Portland Me. aul7 eodtf HERRING’S ilSAFES, 1 Eh I T) I w E3 S Established 1841. ° a w BANKERS’ SAFES, with our late Patented Vmprovemen —AND— INFALLIBLE BAM LOCKS. These locks afford the security ot both a Combination and Time Lock, and are a Safeguaril Against Masked Burglars. HERRING & CO., 251 & 252 BROADWAY, New York, 56-80 SUDBCRY ST., Boston. apr!8 eod2m* GRIND TRIM RjULWiY. fflENDERS are invited for the purchase of OLD X IRON RAILS, delivered as follows:— About 7,000 Tons at TORONTO, SARNIA, DETROIT JUNCTION or BUFFALO. About 1,000 Tons at MONTREAL or POINT LEVI, (opposite Quebec.) About 3,000 Tons at PORTLAND. The Company has wharfage accommodation fo shipment by water at Toronto, Sarnia and Portland and deliveries would be made commencing with MAY, and extending through the summer. Offers stating the price per ton (of 2,240 lbs.), and the place of delivery will be received by the under signed up to the 15th May. JOSEPH HICKSON, General Manager. Montreal, April 13,187C. _apl5deod6t EDITH LYLE. Just Published- A splendid new novel by Mrs. Mary J. Holmes, whose other works are read and re read with delightful interest—such as “Tempest and Sunshine,” “Lena Rivers.” “Edna BrowniDg,” “West Lawn,” etc. Price $1.50. record” Tifx; YEAR. Just Ready—The second number (May) of this wonderfully popular monthly magazine and dialy of important events and current miscellany. A capital number, full of the choicest reading matter, and a superb steel portrait of Moody, the great Revivalist. Price, 50 cents. G. W. C A KEETON & CO., Publisher*, apr!5eodlm Madison Square, New York. Krass^eedT WE have now on baud a#i extensive Stock of Prime Herds Grass, Red Top Clorer, Alsike Clorer, Orchard Grass, Blue Grass, Hungarian Grau and Millet Seed, which we offer at the Lowest Cash Prices. We also have a large assortment of Vegetable and Flower Seeds. Kendall & Whitney, ^PORTLAND, ME. Jt| FOR SALE ! A large stock of Carriages, Wagons and Buggies of every description; top and no top, single and double, at ten per cent, lower than at any otner fac tory in Maine. Concord a?id Express Wagons a specialty. JOHN ADAMS, arrleodtf Kaccarappa, Me. EDUCATIONAL. KIAItSARliE SCHOOL FOR UOVN. i NORTH CONWAY, N. H. The Next Quarter Commences April 20th. For particulars or admission address aprl9tf FREDERICK THOMPSON, Principal. Edw. C. Farnsworth, Teacher of Pianoforte,Organ & Harmony, RESIDENCE 337 SPRING ST. mart _ d3m* FRENCH LESSONS — AND — LITERATURE. Mme. B. E. MA*SE, formerly of Boston, late of Philadelphia and New .Jersey, pro poses to establish a permanent French Institute in Portland. She will commence her Spring term April 18th, 1876. The course will consist of private French lessons and classes for any one who wishes to study the lan guage. She will form classes for advanced pupils who desire only to converse. She intends also to have matinees for Ladies, con sisting of readings from the best French Authors and Dramatists, and the conversation will be only in French. The same lessous will be given twice a week in the evening lor Ladies and Gentlemen. She will commence these evening lessons early in September. Mme. will be aseisted by Prof. Masse. In the early part of June Madame expects an Ar tist who has been connected with her Institute in Philadelphia This Lady is a member of the Acad emy of the Fine Arts in that city. She gives lessons in Drawing in all its branches, Oil Painting, Pastel. Her Speciality duriDg the summer will be Water Color from nature. For further information please call at No. 16 Free street. Mme. will be at her rooms from 11 A, M. un til 5 P. M. and every evening. Alme. Masse is permitted to refer to the following gentlemen: Rt. Rey. Bishop James A, Healy, D. D. Rt. Rev. Bishop H A. Neely, D. D. Rev Thomas Hill. D. D., L . D. Rt. Rev. Bishop W. B. Stevens, D. D., of Philadel phia Hon. Charles F. Libby, County Attorney. Hon. Henry J. Murray, British Consul. Ephraim Hunt, LL. I)., Superintendent of Public Schools of Portland. Richard H. Dana, Esq., of Boston. George B. Emerson, Esq., of Boston. apr8tf Eaton Family School For Boys, -AT— NORHIDOEWOCK, MAINE. Spring Term will commence March 37th. For Circulars and Portland references address augl9-t^ H. F. EATON, Principal. LORING'S SPECIF 1C Flattering Testimony from a Lady 75 years old. South Alton, N. H., April 10,1876. DR. LOB1NG, Dear Sir:—I am now seventy-five years old. For the past ten years I have teen a very great sufferer from that awiul disease Dyspepsia, and all the ills that attend it. During this time, I could not eat meat or any hearty food. My diet was from necessity )f the most simple character, and that distressed me fearfully. I never saw a day that 1 did not suffer from either Distressed Spells, Head Ache, Darting Pains. Palpitation* Great Des pondency, Debility, Nervousness, Constipa tion or Flatulency, I did not have one good night's rest for years. The best medical skill failed to help me, and I became completely dis couraged. Recently, however, on a visit to Portland [ was induced to try LORING’M SPECIFIC* 3h what a change that good medicine has wrought in me. I now feel like a new woman; in ract, I have not enjoyed so good health since I was a girl. All my pains and distress have entirely left me. [ can eat and digest any kind of food, and sleep iweetly every night. To you, dear sir, and your excellent Specific X am indebted for this great care. It is indeed a blessing to the aged. Gratefully your friend, ESTHER PHILHRICK. The above statement is strictly true. CHARLES H. ALLEN, Doorkeeper Portland Museum. EORING’S SPECIFIC for Dyspepsia, Constipation* Sick Headache and Piles. Prepared by THOS. G. EORING-, Pharmacist* Portland, Price $1.00. All the Apothecaries in town and country sell it. Dealers supplied by PER KINS & CO. and PHILLIPS & CO. apl5eod2w The Medicine that Cures VEGETINE. Taking into consideration the character ot its vouchers, the history of its cures and the immense increasing demand, Vegetine may be fairly en titled the leading medicine of the age. For scrofula in the blood, Vegetine is an in fallible remedy, and no person need suffer from humors, ulcers, and all diseases arising from impure blood, if Vegetine is used according to directions. There is not a case of scrofula in existence that Vegftine will not cure, provided, however, the vital functions have not lost their power of action, all that may be said to the contrary notwithstanding. Vegetine is pleasant to the taste, mild in its in fluence, and absolute in its action on disease, as the iollowing unquestionable evidence will show. PAID NEARLY $400.00 ! ! January 2, 1875. H. R. Stevens, Esq: • Dear Sir: When about six months old I was vac cinated. The parties who where vaccinated from the same virus dieii Irom the humor. The humor spread over me to such an extent that I was rolled in bran to prevent me from scratching my person. The disease finally settled in my head. I remained in this condition about twenty years, troubled all the time with sores breaking in my head and dis charging corruption from my car. At this time a small kernel appeared on my neck, gradually in creasing in size until a tumor formed of such im mense size 1 could see it by turning my eyes down ward. All this time I was taking various remedies for my blood without any substantial benefit. I then went to a prominent physician, in Boston, who, during his treatment of six months, lanced the tumor eight times, which cost me nearly $400. This left me with a rough, aggravated sore, without at all diminishing the size of the tumor, and in a sickly, feeble condition. I consulted another physician in Natick, who, after considerable time, succeeded in healing the sore without reducing the size. At this point I commenced to use Vegetine, through the earnest persuasion of a friend. After 1 bad taken this medicine about one week 1 experienced wonder ful sensations. My whole body seemed to be under going a radical change, until, finally, the tumor broke and discharged frightful quantities. From this time it decreased in size until the bunch disappeared, but my neck still bears the ugly scars of the sore and lance. I am now healthy and strong and able to work every day. I will al6o mention that I have been an acute suf ferer from inflammatory rheumatism ever since I can remember, until commencing the use of Vegetine. when almost immediately all rheumatic pains ceased. This statement I volunteer for the purpose of bene fiting other suffering humanity, and you will confer a favor by giving it as much publicity as thought proper. Very gratefully, O. M. SAVELS, Ashland, Mass. What is Vegetine*? It is a compound extracted from barks, roots and herbs. It is nature's remedy. It is perlectly harm less trom any bad effect upon the system. It is nour ishing and strengthening. It acts directly upon the blood. It quiets the nervous system. It gives you a good, sweet sleep at night. It is a great panacea for our aged fathers and mothers, for it gives them strength, quiets their nerves, and gives them nature’e sweet sleep—as has been proved by many an aged person. It is the great Blood Purifier. It is a sooth ing remedy lor our children. It has relieved and cured thousands. It is very pleasant to take; a very child likes it. It relieves and cures all diseases orig inating from impure blood. Try the Vegetine Give it a lair trial for your complaints; then you will say to your friend, neighbor and acquaintance, “Try it; it has cured me." Report from a Practical Chemist and Apothecary. Boston, Jan. 1, 1874, Dear Sir: This is to certify that I have sold at re tail 154 1-3 dozen (1852 bottles) of your Vegetini since April 12, 1870. and can truly sav that it has giv en the best satisfaction of any remedy for the com glaints for which it is recommended that I ever sold carcely a day passes without some of my customer* testifying to its merits on themselves or their friends I am Perfectly cognizant of several cases of scrofulou* Tnmo'rs being cured by Vegetine alone in this vicin ity. Very respectfully yours, AI GILMAN, 468 Broadway. To H. R. Stevens, Esq. Vegetine is Sold by All Druggists. aprl3 dlwt Jump Seat Carriage FOR SAL.E. But little used, and will be sold low. — also — LIGHT EXPRESS WAGON In fine order. "Will be sold low. Apply to WM ALLEN, JR., ap22deod3w 31 i Exchange Street. Kendall & Whitney, IMPORTERS AND GROWERS OF — Vegetable & Flower Seeds, Seed Calalaguei Free. apr!8cod2w Notice. PERSONS requiring work done please apply t< “Home” of W. G. A., No. 16 Spring St., plak and family sewing, drsss-making, copying, embrold erng and fancy-work in wools, &c., &C. oc29tf THE PRESS. THURSDAY MORNING. APRIL 37, ISIS We do not read anonymous letters and communi cations. The namo and address of the writer are In all cases indispensable, not necessarily tor publication but as a guaranty of good lalth. We cannot undertake to return or reserve commu nications that are not used. Every regular attache of the Press Is furnished with a Card certificate countersigned by Stanley T. Pullen, Editor. All railway, steamboat and hotel managers will confer a favor upon us by demanding credentials of every person claiming to represent our journal. _ REPUBLICAN DISTRICT CONVENTION. The Republicans of the several cities and towns in the First District of Maine are invited to send dele gates to a District Convention to he held in City Hall, Saco, on Thursday, May 25th, 1876, at 12 o’clock M„ for the purpose of choosing two delegates to attend the Republican National Convention to be held at Cincinnati, on the 14th June next. The basis of representation will be as follows: Each city and town will be entitled to send one dele gate, and one additional for every seventy-five votes cast for Nelson Dinglev, Jr., at the Gubernatorial election ofl874; a majority traction of forty votes will be entitled to an additional delegate. Delegates are authorized to fill vacancies only with actual residents of the city or town they claim to rep resent. The District Committee will be |in session in the ante room of the Hall at 10 o’clock A. M. for the re ception of credentials. The apportionment of delegates to the several cities and towns in the District, is as .follows: Baldwin.3 Bridgton.6 Brunswick.5 Cape Elizabeth.5 Casco.2 Cumberland.2 Deering. 5 Falmouth.2 Freeport.4 Gorham. 5 Gray......3 Harpswell.2 Harrison...2 Naples.2 New Gloucester.3 North Varmouth.2 Otisfield.2 Portland.2G Pownal. 2 Raymond.2 Scarborough.2 Sebago.2 Standish.4 West brook.5 Windham. 4 Yarmouth.3 A.cton. 3 Hired.3 Berwick.. Biddeford.12 Buxton.5 Cornish.3 Dayton.2 Eliot.4 Hollis.3 Jennebunk.4 Jennebunk port.3 Jittery.7 Lebanon.3 Limerick.3 LimJngton.3 Layman.3 tfewfield.3 !fortb Berwick.3 Parsonslicld...3 Saco.9 Shapleigh.3 Sanford.....3 South Berwick..5 Waterborougli.4 Wells... 4 Fork.5 J. W. BEATTY, Saco. Secretary. J. M MASON, Limerick. E. N. PERRY, Cape Elizabeth. CHAS. E. GILBS, Bridgton. JOHN WENTWORTH, Kittery. THOS. PENNELL, Portland. Buzfiu Come Again. Mr. Blaine’s statement is so clear and con vincing that it requires no added words of explanation from his friends, and leaves his enemies no substantial basis for continued assaults. It is certainly a triumphant refuta tion of the slanders which have been heape d upon him. But it is quite impossible to si lence the cavillers. The falsity of one accu sation demonstrated they immediately man ufacture another. No sooner did Mr. Rollins deny the statement imputed to him than a charge was fathered upon Morton, Bliss & Co. They indignantly denied its authorship. Then Tom Scott was charged with being privy to a corrupt transaction in which Mr. Blaine was concerned. He promptly filed a denial. As a last resort Mr. Blaine’s assail ants fall back upon Director Harrison, and ask why Mr. Blaine did not deny the charge made by that man. The reason why has become evident, and the last support of the scandal-mongers is knocked from under them. Mr. Harrison states that in writing and tele graphing Mr. Wilson regarding the Union Pacific Railroad he did not give the name of Mr. Blaine, but simply remarked that the person referred to was a prominent and influ ential member of the Republican party. As Mr. Harrison did not name Mr. Blaine the ex-Speaker could not with any grace name Mr. Harrison or deny an accusation so gen eral in its terms. He is not the only “promi nent and influential member of the Republi can party” who has been mentioned in con nection with Pacific Railroads. All he could do, and that he did do satisfactorily, was to demonstrate that the Harrison story did not apply to him by showing that he had no con nection with the Union Pacific. It would seem that Mr. Blaine has com pletely discomforted his assailants. But he will find that hunting a slander is a long chase. They will come up smiling with an' other story, and with a sublime disregard of facts will continue to manufacture lies unti* the close of the presidential; campaign. Just now their invention is at fault, and they are forced to fall back on the “tomato sauce” method of conducting a case, so successful in the case of Bardell vs. Pickwick. They quote these words from Mr. Blaine’s testimony be fore the Credit Mobilier committee: “Hav ing large business transactions with the Messrs, Coburn in various matters,” and print them in Italics and put exclamation points after them, and insinuatingly remark that the Fort Smith bond business is a vari ous matter, and consequently there is some thing wrong about it. This appears to be the course of the Argus. It is sneaking and dishonest it is true, and there are other ob jections to it. But objections of that nature never disturb the Argus. In a piece of de licious reasoning which has quite upset the gravity of the town and made it a sub ject for laughter wherever read, it takes up and defends the “tomato sauce” theory. Possibly its readers may be as stupid as the Pickwick jury, but the supposition is not a probable one. “Chops i Good heavens, gen tlemen 1”_ It is said that hereafter the Departments will not furnish the scavenger committees of the House with original documents aud records in their possession. Heads of depart ments claim that they are held responsible for such records, and it is a fact that such committees were given important records two months since which have not been returned but are kept in committee rooms where fig ures may be changed. Some of these com mittees even refused to return such papers when requested by their lawful custodians to do so. The cabinet have a precedent for such a procedure in the action of Gen. Jack son, who, when President addressed a letter to Senator Foote who was chairman of a pnmmit.tpp. to invp.aticratA frpnpral pharcma nf abuse against the executive departments which contains the following defiant declar ations : The heads of departments may answer such re quests as they please, provided they do not withhold their own time and that of the officers under their direction from public business to tbe injury thereof to that busiuess. I shall direct them to devote themselves to their duties in preference to any illegal and unconstitutional call for information, no matter trom what source it may come, and however anxious they may be to meet it. For myself, I shall repel all such attempts as an invasion of the principles of justice as well as of the Constitution, and I shall esteem it my sacred duty to the people of the United Staies to resist them as 1 would the establishment of a Spanish inquisition. If, alter all the severe accusa tions contained in various speeches of yourself and your associates, yon are unwilling of your own ac cord to bring specific charges, then 1 request your committee to call yourself and your associates and every other member of Congress who made general charge of corruption to testify before God and the country whether you or they know of any specific corruption or abuse of trust in the executive depart ments, and, if so, what it was. If you are able to point to any case where there is the slightest reason to suspect corruption and abuse of trust, no obstacle wbich I can remove shall be interposed to prevent the fullest scrutiny by all legal means. The offices of all the departments will be open to you, and every facility furnished for this purpose. I shall, on the one hand, cause every possible facility consistent with law and justice to be given to the investigation of specific, tangible charges, and, on the other, shall repudiate all attempts to invade the just rights of the executive departments and of the individuals composing the same If, after all your clamor, you will make no specific charges, or bring no proof of such as are made, you and your associates must be regarded by the good people ef the United States as the authors of unfounded calumnies, and the public servants you have assaulted will, in the estimation of all honorable men, stand fully acquitted. There is such a thing as being too learn ed. Max Muller has written to the Loudon Times a letter on the royal titles bill in which he insists that the title Queen Victoria should take is “Adhirajni of India.” lie seems to be in earnest too, and is evidently bent on dislo cating the jaw of every diplomatist in London. The temperance reform which has been spreading over Maine and other states the past six months is most remarkable. Communities seem to be ripe for temperance reform. Men by scores and hundreds who have been accustomed to use intoxicating liquors more or less freely, have taken the pledge of total abstinence and evince a de termination to lead lives of sobriety. The number of drinking men who have taken the pledge in Maine the past six months must number five thousand at least. A recent carefully made estimate of the result of the temperance work in Massachusetts puts the number of drinking meu who have signed the pledge the past six months in that state at 30,000. In our own state there are villages where so many of the patrons of saloons and other drinking resorts have taken the pledge that those keeping them have found the “iron clad” pledge a more formidable force than the sheriff and the stringent liquor law. The work i3 still going on and every friend of sobriety must rejoice thereat. In the good old Democratic days when post-traderships were disregarded and rail road bonds unknown, the days to which some of our simple-min politicians look back with yearning, this is the way, as set forth by a correspondent of the Boston Ad vertiser, that government officers recom pensed themselves for the smallness of their salaries: This Memphis dates back to 1828—that is to say, is nearly fifty years old—and will celebrate its jubilee about the time when the rest of us are tired of centennials. It so happened that Gen. Andrew Jackson and friends of bisowned land here It so happened that he became pres ident of the United States. Those beiDg days of virgin purity, when sutlerships were unwor thy ot the attention of administrations, and even postmaster generals were not satisfied with contracting for wrapping paper and twine, the president ordered the establishment of a navy yard here, the buildings of which still stand. After the Jackson property bad been sold there seems to have been no further occa sion for the navy yard, and it was given up. Such was the simple method by which our fathers in Democratic purity of government enriched the chiefs and served the country at the same time The New York papers take an eminently practical view of things. One of them re grets the death of the Princess Isabella, aunt of the Empress of Brazil “both for the sake of the Empress, who will thus be deprived of a rare opportunity of seeing what a brilliant array of court beauties New York could pro duce if only New York had a court to show them off in, and for the sake of the givers of the ball who will thus be deprived of an in valuable lioness.” It is certainly anuoying to have a kinswoman die just as one is goiug to a ball. Ix has excited some surprise that Judge Kelley should have a ten dollar gold piece in his pocket, but from the use he made of it in the House Tuesday it is evident that he car ries it round as an awful example of the evils of indulgence in metallic currency. Then too he finds it convenient to have an eagle handy to pinch when he breaks out into oratory. Judging from the different reports coming to us, a very sharp and unprofitable compe tition for freight is going on between the rail roads betweeu this city and Boston. The feeling is said to be very hitter, and it is evi dent that none but shippers will profit by the war. The railroads can hardly afford to en ■ gage largely in the throat cutting business at the present time. While most of us believe that it would be a grave mistake to make silver coin legal ten der for any large amount there is still no ne cessity of abusing Senator Jones because he thinks otherwise. There is much to he said in favor of the double standard, and econo mists are not yet agreed in condemning it. Mb. Blaine’s enemies would doubtless like an investigation which should be pro longed until after the Cincinnati convention, and they bitterly complain of him because he chooses to refute the slander at once. But the reason for their complaint is too obvious to entitle it to any consideration. Minister Washbubne has completely upset the calculations of the Illinois politi cians by absolutely declining the nominatiou for Governor of that State. The declination will materially alter the aspects of the gub ernatorial canvass. The reports in the Western papers are of a very encouraging nature generally. The winter wheat is as a whole better than an average and the farmers with the aid of the machinery which can be used in that country are fast planting broad fields of wheat. Diaz does not have so good fortune as the average Mexican revolutionist. His move ment is near to failure. Can it be that the Mexican people are growing in good sense ? It appears to have been a Blaine prayer which the Rev. Mr. Webb offered at the Massachusetts State Convention yesterday. Mr. Blaine’s Defense. Mr. Blaine seems to have met his enemies at every point, and fully answered them Possibly he has disappointed some friends iu not demanding a formal investigation, but so far as we can see, he pursued a wise and dignified course in the matter.—Providence Journal. With the evidence cited by Mr. Blaine, proving his entire innocence in a transaction which at one time looked exceedingly dark, his present impassioned and strong disclaim er of wrongdoiug in any of his official acts will have areat weiaht with the enmmiinitv— Boston Transcript. Mr. Blaine’s explanation leaves nothing to be desired on the score of candor or explicit ness. II the House desires to investigate him be is ready, but his reasons for not having demanded an investigation are entirely satis factory. He has simply been wantonly lied about by a pack of editorial blackguards.— New Ilaven Palladium. It will do much to turn back the title ol public feeling in Mr. Blaine’s favor. And bet ter than his personal vindication, it will throw discredit on the charges and assaults so remorselessly made against our ablest and most honorable public men without any thing more than the shadow of foundation, and clear the air of the murky and stifling suspicions with which it is so heavily charged. —N. Y. Graphic. The stories against Blaine seem to come from political associates, who are rolling up the whites of their eyes in friendly alarm for Blaine in public, while busy ia secret caucus ing with guileless independents for Bristow. Mr. Bristow is so good a man that he ought not to be subjected to this damage from pue rile supporters. We are sure they do not act with his approval. But he should give them notice to stop.—N. Y. Tribune. We publish the full text of Mr. Blaine’s reply to the recent charges against him. It is a strong, direct, straightforward answer, and will be accepted as effectual, Mr. Blaine meets the accusations with an explicit and ab solute denial, and is able to fortify it with documents which sustain his averments. No man is altogether sale from charges—that man is fortunate who can meet them as suc cessfully as Mr. Blaine.—Albany Journal. Mr. Blaine's explanation is explicit and comprehensive. The charges against him were confined to insinuation and innuendo, but his answer is specific, and covers the entire history cf the transactions with which he was said to have been corruptly connected, Not only is there a square and manly denial, but in the absence ot evidence of his guilt Mr. Blaine supplies the proof of his inno cence. And now that he has spoken, we hope the Democratic majority in Congress and our friends of the "independent” section of the press will be content. The one should call off its dogs and the other silence its carp ing. The characteristics of the jackal should find no place in either statesmanship or journalism.—Philadelphia Press. The first judgment of any person who is not predetermined to find Mr. Blaiue guilty will be, that he has made a most comprehen sive denial of the acts charged against him, and that he has furnished ample documentary evidence of the untruth of the charges. The accusations have taken such numerous forms, in many cases being evidently only inventive guesses, that it is quite possible that some of them may have been overlooked. We must leave the diligent scavengers who are so much in the ascendant in these times to tell us whether it is so or not. Mr. Blaine has taken a position where it is impossible tor his ac cusers to persist without bringing forward some proof that he has in fact or in intent told a falsehood.—Boston Advertiser. Mr. Blaine’s refutation of the recent char ges against him is very emphatic and seems to cover all the material points. He asserts that there is not a particle of truth in the statement that he ever in any way received any money from the Union Pacific road in return for bonds of an Arkansas railroad, and his denial is confirmed by the statement of those persons who ought to know if any such transaction took place, and who have been named as possessing the evidence in the case. The only weak spot in Mr. Blaine’s reply is in not insisting upon a full and speedy investigation, but his reasons for not taking this course are given, and are sup ported by his experience of the delays which inevitably occur in any investigation. In his own case he doubtless has good reason to believe that an investigation would be pur posely prolonged by the Democratic House in order if possible to damage his presiden tial prospects.—Hartford Courant. In preferlng a personal explanation with documentary evidence to the tedious pro ceedings of an investigating committee as a method of vindicating himself, Mr. Blaine has done very wisely. The character of the investigating committees of this Congress is not such as to lend any weight to their con clusions, whatever they may be, and had those conclusions been other than adverse, every body knows that every Democratic and “independent” paper would have promptly claimed the verdict as a whitewashing report. Mr. Blaine has instead appealed directly to the country by the statement of his case and production of his documents on the floor of Congress. While not one in ten of the public men who are nowadays charged with crimes is guilty, it does not often happen that the most Innocent are able to make out so con clusive a vindication as Mr. Blaine made Monday. The charges against him had in deed been already denied and disposed of to the satisfaction of all who carefully followed the news of the day, but for the benefit of those who, owing to imperfect familiarity with the actual history of the scandal, had been influenced by the skillful innuendoes of the “independent” press, the exDlanation in the House was needed, and has fully met the necessity.—Sprinafteld Union. Current Notes. Tbe New York Tribune says that the fact that public attention is almost universally directed as to whom the Republicans will nominate for the Presidency is indicative that , the next President will be named at Cincin nati and not at St. Louis. It thinks that Gov. Tiiden is tbe only man whos works commend him to the public as a reformer. The Democrats in Congress are in a fair way to discredit themselves by the investiga tions now underway tar more than they can disgrace the Administration. They seem to imagine that all the people of the United States are qnite as anxious as Democratic politicians can be to prove Gen. Grant a thief, Mr. Williams a public robber, Robeson a worthy comrade of Belknap, and Babcock a burglar. They are ransacking bank accounts, turning the departments inside out, listening to the chatter ot human magpies, hanging upon the lips of garrulous detectives, getting together the tag rag and bobtail of the civil service, and setting up a scandal bureau in every committee room of the Capitol. No story that comes to their ears is too gross for immediate belief. No charge against officers of the government is so outrageous that they are not ready upon the slightest testimony both to accept it themselves and to spread It before the public.—N. T. Tribune. Genius on a Rampage. Not Born to Blush Unseen-A Grains De nounces the Tyrannical Newspaper Hus. nger.-Hr Shows whut He cun do.—A Luminous Essay. A few days since a communication was re ceived accompanied by tbe following note: -, April 13,1876. Sib: I suppose that even God the Savior him self would be refused and rejected in bis works by tbe Editors and Publishers unless he were an old and well-known and established writer however meritorious might be his productions: So obstinately bent are those who have charge and management of Papers and Pamphlets to exclude allnew contributors to their sheets, and 90 determedly are they resolved not to believe them worthy of an admitence into their col emns; while they fill up their pages with such foolish and trifling material as that all does not amount in value to the worth of an egg-ful of dishwater. I would like to understand how good a writer must be, or to what degree his productions must be valuable before he can be considered as good; and how long his firobation must last and just how long he must reeze to an icicle by being, compelled tq stand out in the cold before it is considered, prudent to permit him to come in. 1 cannot conceive of any just reason whatever why a good writer should not be immediately granted the privi lege of having his writings inserted on the printed page, nor where the justice or fancied justice can lie of shoving aside things of im portance to make place for trifles which are a disgrace both to the station they occupy and to those or him Who permits them to be placed there. It this writing which I now send you is not really good then I am profoundly ignorant what constitutes good: and though I look to have it rejected, and therefore send enclosed a stamp for its return sbonld it be so, yet I shall justly and with good ground consider it a burn ing shame if rejection comes. 1 am not a new writer or a fresh contributor although I have never yet succeeded; and although l am firmly resolved if I live that success shall be mine. Yet I cannot conceive what good posthumous success can be to a person, ten thousand years after be is dead. I suppose that you will re move tbe address at my request from tbe top ot the sheet if you should see fit to consign this to printing. I hope your opinion will co inside with mine, that you will oblige your cor respondent, and that 1 shall at length hive tbe happiness of findiog success upon your sheet wben I never found it elsewhere before. The stamp can be used to return me an answer il the manuscript is accepted. Should 1 fail this time 1 snail most assuredly try yon again: being bound to succeed. Yours, dear Sir, with much respect. Now a man who has so exalted an opiuion of his capacity as the writer of tbe above criticism “pvu »«w UJHIIOU (IUU1I UI • l WUl U< I I LCBO paper, bas a right to have his productions spread upon tbe printed page. Aud who wilt say that $4, the value set by the wri ter upou the following articles, is au exorbitant charge for the goods? We shall be surprised if the reader imagines that he has seen anything like it. The first article is entitled THE FUTURE COXING CENTURY OF OUR COUN TRY. God’s first event of note, which must be brought cut into actual transpirance, in the lung fiow of years which rolls leadiog onward toward the first bi-ceutennial, is the election by the irresistable voices of votes,—whoever may be tbe selection.of the nation,—ot another new Cbiet Magistrate to preside over this populous and extensive land: to be followed by bis in duction into office in the spring of the succeed ing year, Among the occurrences which be walkings of Time must soon fetch upon eoeiety and throughout the moral country, are that shift of circumstances with regard to the position of tbe sexes, which is to throw an equal civil franchise into the possession of both, and bring on an equal power in each of contributing to the salvation of their clime; aud the now not far-off and perfect melting and blending down of the masses of civilized and Christianized Indians into one Identical and nnmeracal nation with the whites. The higher recognition of and snperiot honor to the Great and Tremendous Divine and his fioal elevation to an actual record among the arti cles and on the version of tbe National Consti tution. as the first great cause and immediate source of that vast stream, tbe existence of peoples, is shortly to become a sacred portion of reality: and a farther softening in tbe spirit and nature of tbe times, to be shown by tbe removal of that wild bird of fierceness as an emblem from the country’s ensign and her aldry, and the substitution thereupon of that beauty of holiness, the Volume of his match less Covenants. The Power of Travel shall assume to herself fresh dominion, and in her goiDgs she shall seek out new and strange Saths, routes of mystery and wonder: urging osts on their journeys in their safely sealed up chariots, below tbe ridings and tbs vor texes of tempests, far down upon the wastes and among their stretching secrets, at the wallowing bottam of the darksome brine. Art, on the selfsame purpo-e bent, aud for tbe growing convenience of our kind, for athousaud leagues will stretch aloft her iron arches, loaded with tracks for the conveyance of the steeds of steam, high over the swinging structure of the gorgeous ocean. Nor yetis it remotely off, either in itself or in the scope of my thoughts’ expansion the period when men aud the ve hicles of travel shall begin to cease their dis tant coursings over the earth, and commence their far and magnified trampiogs through the skies. Science shall increase uml enluiig her eye, and fling stupendous up her towering

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