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Biddeford Daily Journal (Newspaper) - December 23, 1884, Biddeford, Maine Biddeford daily journal. Vol. I. No. 295. Weekly established 1845. Biddeford. Me. Tuesday evening december 23. 1884. Price two certs business directory. The far lout Butin a fir int amt Prat att tonal gentlemen it Bott Carri appear in the it column Art among the beet in the Iota tit me _ a Poth scary a. La. Sawyer. 62 main si., Sago denier Iii drug Mfd Kihm Sud cd Luteal. Physician a preset Pillon a a Kwh Zilahy s. Mitchell slim wet Sud Apoi Leeary 88 main si., Saco me. Ai i is i v via 1 in til Al get. L. Herein m main st., bidder Rev to dealer in artist a supplies Ane stationery be to statuary Mirror a. Picture Fri lies of every style made to order. Ii la ii i in Lintl Irish a Brodetto Kiln is. Biddeford. All kinds done neatly and promptly. 11roa k k a Ray to. , Stock. Bonds ural. Beal st Ile. Ii Wain st. Biddeford me. A i Alt a. >1 Lara lord manufacturer it Ltd ars. Oil main bt., Naco. Hum Iii Indian Haier in Hart Aud it us Jan i Days of i i Kness. The Senate and House drawing for no work. An acrimonious debate Likely to follow when the Matican pension Bill is called a pm Anjard la too vol Nabl for the Cabinet. Naco. Me. By a Quinby d g land dual diam is k n tin i Hy-1 -. K. A Burnham la a till to. Doi e 111 main st. Pike Block. Room a Asco. Co Etal by Lek Uri Kmic Klen a kit in i ii hards i v. Desiver in flour. Groceries and provision. No. Ii main i. Ins Lara no ice mrs Lite and Accident. Morris a tatter Milt ii main st., i Kwh Elk y p. A. Freeman eater la watches. Clock. Jewelry main st. Biddeford me. I Evv Elry Ang ii a re Vav a Kilt i. B. Milliken in a m in is. S to. Full assortment lowest Lirlie. I dec Al. One rate k. Grant attorney at Law. So. Olli it join and convey Anchor a Pecl a lies. La dual Hamilton a Haley. Attorneys at 1j main st., bidder ind. Reb a i k May to git rec a. Emery. Attorney and counselled Lor at Law. Let it Simrell not Are. Naco. Me. I uni Ualk a. Ii. Ket Iderson vocal teacher. Address no. I main bt., . Priv in Long a i Din n. Durban. House and plan Painter paper hanging whren lug. Colorina and no. 7 Elm it. By Difonz. Me. Pali mtg a Fly for Floe photo Raph of to Haw telle98 Maili nt., by Edelord. Maine. Prynt Uiato Quot Ytje. Basford. M. La. Office no. To est in Nee Block residence no. 21 South by Ivity Niota a Frederick Bacon D., imn main 1 st., Biddeford. Me. A orders left at office will receive prompt attention Phil Waclan at office ii main h Failor Fred t. Sweetser 46 Mam Tinaco me cloth sold by Cobb physician and 8sreon. Residence or sooth. Bostons to Maine . Passenger service in elite dec. 15, 1884. Western division trains leave Biddeford for Boston. Lowell Lawrence. Haverhill Exeter. Dover great rails 8aliu< n Falla and North Berwick. At a in. 1.39, 4 on p. Iii. Sundays tor Boston i and Way at i 40 p. In. For Kennebunk and Kennebunk poit at pm 9.26 a. Rn., i a 4.0n, 6.26 . Per Rochester Farmington. And Alton Bay at 9j a in. I.��. 4.c8 p. Concord and Manchester via new Market Junction at am a. In. 4.0b p. In. For Portland car Boron Beach. Pine Point and old Orel Ani at 7.4h.9.16 a. Rn., 12.17 4.18, 7.30 p. In. Sunda be at 9.86 p. In. Trains leave 8aco for Boston i Owell Lawrence. Haverhill Exeter Dovre. Great Faua Lumu Falla and North Berwick at 6.48, 9.22 a. In., 1.85.4,06 p. A. St Boston and Way at i 86 p. In. Pm Kennebunk and Kennebunkport at 6.49,9.22 a. Rn., 1.36, 4.05, 6.1 . For Rochester Farmington and Alton Bay at a. In. Al amp amp 4.05 p. In for Manchester and Concord via Newmarket Junction at 6 49 a. In. 4.05 p. In. For Portland and Way stations at 7.47 f.18 a. 12.214 22,7.34 p. In. Sundays at 2.40 p by Eastern division trains leave Biddeford for Boston Lynn Salem. Newburyport Portsmouth ac., at 2.�6. 9.1�a.m., 1.36,6.26 . Sundays at 2.36 a. Rn., 2.29 p. In. A a for Portland and Maine Central Railroad at 11,16, 12.16.4.a. . P. In. Sundays for Portland at 10.04 . Trains leave Saco for Boston Lynn. Salem. Newburyport Portsmouth a at 2.30, 9.14. A. Rn., 1.30. 6.21 p. In sundays at tio a. In2.26 n. In. For Portland Aud Maine Central Railroad at 11.20,10.10 p. In. Sundays for Portland Aik to p. In. A James t. Furber Gen Mana or Boston steamers fare $1. He favorite Steamer y elegant new Steamer John Brooks ? Tremont it 111 alternately leave Franklin wharf Portland at 7 of clock p. A. And India wharf Beaton at 6 o clock p. Al daily sundays excepted. A Spenger by this line secure a comfortable night rest and avoid to e exp use and inconvenience of Arr Ivin in Boston late at night. Through Ticki to to York Over the various rail and sound liner tor Tala. Freight taken a usual. J. B. Coyle. Or. General Arent. Washington. Dec. 88. A there in no Prole ability now of the naval appropriation Bill with or without the provision for the construction of new cruisers becoming a Law anti after the my of january. The Senate in refusing to yield to the House expected to hold the latter body in session during the holidays but in this signally failed. Although the House will meet again on wed lies tiny no business will be transacted and another adjournment for three Days will take place unless the Senate concludes to let the naval Bill go and pans an adjournment Resolution. At this hour this does not teem at All probates although Republican sans tors recognize the impossibility of accomplishing anything until after new years Day. Under the influence of the move made by Tho Bouse committee on labor in opposition to the rumoured nomination of John Fohren Bach of Cincinnati several remonstrance have come Here from labor organization against irs confirmation. The remonstrances would Asem to be decidedly premature in View of the fact that no nomination for the place Baa been sent to the Senate thus far during the present session. The friends of the mexican pension Bill who ars members of the Bouse Hope to have it called up a soon As the Reagan interstate Commerce Bill is out of the Way. It is confidently predicted that there will be some acrimonious debate on the subject a result the democratic leaders would gladly Avert could they see their Way Clear to do so. The debate on tile color line question the Othar Day was a result they had not foreseen The Reagan Biti would never have been Given a hearing but they want to avoid a repetition of such discussion. Prominent democrats Are far from being satisfied at the Prospect that senator Bayard May become a member of or. Cleveland a Cabinet. He is one of the Low men on the democratic Side of the Senate chamber who would be Able to effectually Champion the Caus it of the administration should the minority find themselves face to face with the Republican majority in a party struggle. And to thus remove him from the Senate they claim would seriously weaken the administration Side of every question that came in Issue. On this ground it was urged be should be allowed to remain in his present the Senate. W Ash i Noto Dix 28�?the amate in a listless manner took up Bills on the private Calendar. After an hour thus spent or. Hale opened up out of the deadlock on the naval appropriation Bill by reporting As a substitute for the House Bill sent to Tbs Senate on saturday making appropriation for the Navy for 31 Days. The regular appropriation Bill for the balance of the fiscal year precisely As the House sent that Bill to Senate at the last session with All the Senate amendments As to new cruisers ironclad artillery and everything else stricken off. He gave notice that he should Call up this Bill for action to Morrow. At i is the Senate went into executive session and after confirming a number of unimportant dominations at 2 05, adjourned till to Morrow. A Brilliant season at the White House. Washington dec. 82.�?the Winters fee titties at the White houss will begin with the new years reception and will equal in brilliance the series of receptions and dinners that extended through last Winter. Mrs. Mcelroye a arrival at the executive mansion is always awaited before perfecting the arrangements for the season but it has already been decided to adhere to the dates and the general plan of last year. President Arthur has expressed a desire that his last season in the White House should be one of unusual social splendor and the Long list of congressional diplomatic army and Navy and judicial receptions and dinners will be supplemented by a larger number of informal dinners then before. It is Alto proposed to hold More Public receptions. The White House has been put in perfect condition and is More attractive than Ever. Doney to loan. I e Mare Ai our disposal Large sum o1 mom y to loan on Conn try Tut estate mortgages at iou rates of interest. Business Tan be Arranga by letter Eddres or. Or. Of Jiva a i o., 69 com st., Boston jts Ais. He had a big head. A hold stroke lays a Many a fort in of melt Iona Botton dec. 28.�?michael h. Simpson of this City Best known As the possessor of a Fortune of 10,000 000 or 113,000,000, did Here to Day of heart disease. He was born of poor Perm to in Newburyport 75 year j ago and came to Boston when a boy. Or Laid the foundation of his great Fortune or Thi was Many years ago a tailor named Nichols went to a leading Patent agent in this City and asked if he knew a Man who j could invent a machine for taking the Burr off Wool the agent took him to a French Canadian named Coultard who agreed to undertake the task. He went to work Bot was so slow that or. Nichols gave up the project on account of the expense. Or. Simpson who was having some machinery built at Collar do a shop became interested in the Canadian s models and purchased the invention. He took it to England and sold it for �10,000. That machine a the same in general principles a those now used for the same purpose. The millions have since been piled up for or. Simpson by the Baconville Mills and the Roxbury carpet company both great establishments being controlled by him. The bulk of his Fortune was made by a master stroke daring the War. In the Early months of the contest when business of All kinds was greatly depressed his partners suggested that they like others should curtail production. Looking out of the windows of i great carpet Mills or. Simpson Ai ked a How much Laud is there in that vacant tract Quot to Many thousand feet was the reply. A very Well a replied or. Simpson. A to Morrow we will begin to build a warehouse to cover it then we will make carpets to the full capacity of our machinery. When that storehouse is full we will build another an i fill this policy was followed and when the inflated demand and prices of a year or two later arrived the concern put an immense Quantity of goods on the Market at the highest figures. Or. Bim son was twice married the second time about four years ago to a woman nearly 50 years his Junior who survives him. The wedding is remembered on account of the impression created by or. Simpsons gift to Bis Bride of $1,000,000 in Bonds. Mil. Eva hts will run. Industrial insurance by Thi metropolitan life ih5orancec0. Of new Tork Ages from i to 70 taken. No initiation fee charged Dut s collected weekly at the House of members. Coot 6 cent per week and upwards. Male and Fem a i o taken at same Premium. Benet payable promptly at death. No increase of payment. It yield from $14 to $1000 Aud Over in Cash. 12,202,340.52 $645,374.85 accumulations surplus Over and above i All liabilities i nearly ten millions of dollars already kaid to members or invested for their future Security. Illustrations. 6 Eanls a week less than i cent a Day will Lanaure a Chili aged from i to 12 for $14 to $123. 0 cents a week Lees than 11-2 cents a Day will insure a person aged .0 for $210. 26 cent a week Lea than 4cents Aday will insure a person aged 80 for $410. 60 cents a week about 7 cent a Day will insure a person aged 36 for $710. So cents a week fallout 7 cents a Day will insure a i non aged 21 for $1030. By Nch office Cor. Alfred and Pool streets Bidden re. John Waters asst. Supt. K close Call from death. A a of Tho hotels Halit for the exposition i alls to pieces. New Orleans dec. 28.�?at 8 80 a. M. 800 feet of the Iron framework of the Large hotel in course of erection directly West of Tbs main exposition building and about 300 feet from and outside of the Park Fence fell with a crash. A number of were working on the Structure. The heavy Iron uprights and rafters had been placed in position but the Cross Section stays were not yet put up. Frank Green coloured of Nashville was instantly killed Albert grease a native of Vicksburg was Baily perhaps mortally injured and James Carroll of Chicago received severe internal injuries. Ritter a Connelly of Pittsburg were the contractors and Are heavy loser by the Accident the Foreman in charge of the building or. Miller said it was the narrowest escape from death be bad Ever witnessed in his life on the part of 40 Ami Odd workmen who were on the building. The Structure is some 500 feet Long by too feet wide. It stands just bet we n st. Ferdinand Ani Walnut Soroeta the workmen were All congregated on Hie part next to Walnut Street and they had to time to save themselves. A i was right in the Way of the falling Tim Liers a or. Miller said a and saw All those heavy Tim Liers flying Down on me. 11 is indeed a Miracle that i most of the men were at work inside the building. Those on top were Frank Green James Carroll Albert Freese. Louis r. Curtis and n. Slen Merwitz. They ail Kell in a vegetable Garden on Walnut Street a distance of 60 and 45 feet. Freese was at the greatest he it and Green who was killed was just next to him. Or. Miller attribute the Accident to the weakness of the Walnut Street foundations and the insufficiency of the supporting ropes. He said he had observed that the building bad gone out of plumb from East to West about two feet and he bad just attempted to remedy that defect by having an extra tension put on the mainstays or ropes when the Structure swayed and with a crash came Down. He formally announces his candidacy for the senator ship. A letter in which he Bays he Gas alway been faithful to the Republican party the importance of the Flection. Albany dec. 22.�?the evening journal prints the following letter from William of Evart to senator James Arkell a in response to Many inquiries and requests made to me from All parts of the state i take the Liberty in this form of making Public any readiness and desire to be considered among the candidates for Alec Hon by the legislature As a senator from the state. In asking the favor and support of Republican senators and assemblymen it r this distinguished and responsible representation of this great state in the Senate of the United states i have no occasion to qualify or restate tile principle of the Republican parly or my own Hearty acceptance and a doubt my maintenance of those principles. Toe Republican party in its declaration of its opinions and its purposes has never used language obscure Uncertain or framed in double sense. In the last Appeal of the great political parties to the popular stiff age especially the political sentiments and Cardinal objects of the Republican party have been presented to the country without concealment or dissimulation. In this last As in every earlier struggle to maintain the supremacy of the Republican policy in the government of the country i have Given every Aid in my Power to the support of the policy the doctrines and the candidates of the Republican party. A the general Sensa of the republicans of this state looks upon the senator ship now open to election As of unusual importance. I hey regard this a important to the great political and material interests of the state. They regard it of important to the whole body and array of the republicans of the country. In the place and share that the a Fella or of this state shall take and main Tain in the increasing warfare with the democratic party in which every Republican is anti stat and which Mill be persisted in until Republican policy and Republican statesmen shall gain authority in Congress and tile presidency in this critical juncture in the affairs of the country and in the interests of the Republican party in the National government which i deem in separable from that welfare. I have no doubt the legislature will treat Tho duty before them with with an entire Devotion to the highest and Best interests involved in the election of the senator and i submit to their judgment the question whether these interests can be better served by myself or by another. Five Days in the Ken. Baltimore dec. 22. A the steamship America arriving in this port reports the full particulars of the Rescue of the Crew of the norwegian bark Yvgve on Hor last outward bound trip from Baltimore to Bremen. On dec. 7, in latitude 47.30, Longitude 31, the America noticed a Large amount of wreckage a Flat and so portly afterwards sighted a dismantled Hulk rolling about Oil the huge Waves. Through powerful glares it was seen that a number of men were clinging to the rigging. It was with the greatest difficulty and heroic struggling with the High sea that they anally reached the Yvgve and took from the rigging the nearly famished Crew composed of tile Captain and eight men. The rescued men stated that their vessel had been caught in a Gale and became waterlogged. For five Day they had subsisted on a Little bread soaked in sea water and were nearly exhausted when taken i rom Tho wreck. An Accident to the Bristol new London dec. 22.�?the fall River Steamer which was in collision about Midnight Friday with the Schooner deme Rara while coming through the race had about 150 aboard. Bite put in Here and awaits fair weather to proceed. Her false Bow was stove but her water tight compartment prevented Ber from sinking. About 20 feet of network was carried away and other damage done to the upper works. The dem Ara was towed into the Harbor yesterday afternoon having been found by a tug abandoned and waterlogged. The Crew May have reached Fishers Island safely. 45 govt. And 40-60 orals Ortr lags. Very Strong. Perfectly Safe. In the world for Large game. Much More of ,., which uses Smalt amount of powder and Lead. Superior in accuracy a rapidity Model and finish to any other. Ballard Marlin fire the Best Kifle Fec tire than 44-cal., Whit extending the free delivery system. Washington dec. 22.�?the House committee on Post offices and Post roads As soon As an Opportunity offers will report favourably a Bill extending the free delivery system to cities of 10,000 inhabitants and to Post offices where the yearly receipts aggregate $10 too. Another cold wave coming. Chicago dec. 22.�?tie weather throughout the West and North est which had been steadily growing Milt. It a since Friday is again becoming much colder. Omaha schedules 17 dog. Below Aero this morning Kansas City e3ro, st Paul 3 Dag. Below Dubuque 5 dug. Below Fargo 32 dog. Below and Winnipeg 47 Deg. Below. The temperature Here is 14 Deg. Above but is steadily falling with prospects of much older weather. Heavy a nows Are reported in Colorado and in Northern Montana and Dakota. St. Johnsbury vt., dec. 22.�?snow fell to the depth of a foot Here yesterday. This will Start the lumber business and give Many Idle men employment in this Section. Mine. Scotch wins her suit. Newyl Ork dec. 22.�?the sealed verdict handed to judge Ingraham on Friday right by the jury in the suit of mme. Scalchi the Prima Donna against or. Abbey to recover a balance due her on account of salary was opened to Day. The verdict is in favor of the plaintiff awarding her damages to the amount of $1,441. Counsel for or. Abbey made a motion for a new trial which the judge promptly denied. He was granted a stay of proceedings for 60 Days however by order to enable him to consult with or. Abbey who is now in Europe. A socialistic sensation. New Haven dec. 22.�?the Connecticut a Zeiger a German weekly has been bought by the press committee of the International workingmen a association and was Issue d yesterday a a socialist paper of the most violent Stripe. Herr most will write for it and financially support it. The paper denounces the Church religion capital and Christian i holidays and creates a sensation in this locality. Fatally suffocated by Coal Gas. Albany n. Y., dec. 22.�?mr. Burt Earl and family consisting of his wife and two children residing at no. 132 first Street were suffocated with Coal Gas last night. When found Earl and the Young st child were dead. Hopes Are entertained of the recovery of mrs. Earl and other child. Earl was a department clerk in we. M. Whitney amp store and was about 27 years of age. Al Uribi Doug lot by go. Low Ham cd another Knockdown for Vanderbilt. Toledo dec. 22.�?judge Welker saturday evening enjoined the Michigan Central from discriminating against the Toledo Cincinnati and st. L Iuis in through rates from by Lauser a the Chicago election frauds. In Scago dec. 22.�?wm. J. Gallagher Brollier in Law of Mike Mcdonald who was recently arrested for alleged complicity in the eighteenth Ward ballot Box fraud was taken i rom his Bod very Early by Constable Brokoski and brought before Justice Lyon. The charge against him was illegal voting and the complaint was made by a. M. Day of the citizens committee. Charles a. Win ship appeared in court with Gallagher and gave bail in $2,500 for his appearance at p. M. It is said that the arrest was made in order to prevent Gallagher leaving the City and to insure his appearance before United states commissioner Hayne at la a. M. To answer to the original charge. Justice Lyon Constable Brokoski and Gallagher slept in the same room at the grand Pacific hotel after the latter arrest As bail could not be produced at that Bour. After giving bail in the justices court Gallagher appeared before commissioner Hayne but his Cass there was continued Bonds in the sum of $10,000 being furnished. No More bodies found. Brooklyn. Dec. 22.�?a crowd of curious men women and stood about the ruins of by. Johns Home for boys this fore noon an i watched the Busy workmen. The bricks and burned debris of the site of the laundry and infirmary where so Many children lost their lives have been removed and the workmen Are satisfied that no More bodies will be found there. The children who Are still reported missing Are therefore doubtless quartered in various private houses throughout the City or at the Homes of relatives who have neglected to report the fact to the proper authorities. 6uicld# to avoid arrest. Cleveland dec. 22.�?at West Salem last night Tho hardware store of Drushal amp Byers was enter d by burglars who took Many Small article. Suspicion rested on a Young Man named Smith for whom a warrant was obtained and placed in the hands of a con stable who wont to the Home of Smith to make the arrest. But As the Constable went in at one door Smith made his exit at an other. A hot Chase followed the flying Man being pursued several Miles by the officer an i others. At last a Man on horseback succeeded in overtaking Smith who Cut i own Throat before the arrest could be made. The men who robbed a Penitentiary. I Rooklyn dec. 22.�?William h. Putti Bone and John Mckeon two of the burglar who were indicted for committing a burglary in the shoe shop of the Bay state shoe and leather com Jasiny at the Penitentiary Wert brought up to Day for sentence. Pettibone who pleaded guilty to burglary in the third degree was sentenced to the Penitentiary for three years and Mckeon who pleaded guilty to grand larceny was sentenced to the Penitentiary far years and Mantha Brief mention. Millions in blazing Oil. Pratt Large works totally destroyed heavy of losses other fires. New y Ork dec. 22, is stated on Good authority that Tho loss to Pratt a Astral Oil company by the burning of their works yesterday reached $2, xxx too. Their extensive machinery was of the most improved and costly patterns and the Stock of Oil on j hand was enormous owing to the Dep is i Aion in the Trade Thich made shipment j Small of late. Brooklyn dec. 22.�?th# fireman who had been working All night upon the fire at Patt so Astral Oil works not Only looked very weary but were smoked nearly to the color of a Ham. The Oil the Sheds the Canning department., the docks and workshops and the main building furnished ample fuel for the fire during the entire night and this morning the Block on which the works stood presented a scene of devastation. In the place of the Large tanks and skilfully arrange i pipes urn machinery for the refining of Oil and the Well built docks wharf and buildings the re were heaps of twisted Iron and bricks and portions of the tanks which had exploded from time to time. It is estimated that 150.000 barrels of Oil were burned. There were ten Large Oil tank exploded and most of these were nearly filled with Oil. Owing to the High rate of insurance Pratt so co. Never insured themselves. Precisely How much the loss will amount to is not known but some estimate May be formed when it is known that Tho works were valued at $1,000,000, and that very Little is left that can be utilized. Other minor fire. Milwaukee dec. 22.�?the Eagle Dye works Here were destroyed by Oro this morning. The loss is $50,000 insurance $2 1,000. Utica dec. 22. A a Gas leak in the upper Empire Woolen Mill it Clayville near Here at 2 30 a lf., on sunday caused its total destruction by fire. The loss is about $100,000, insured in the manufacturers an i Mutual companies for about $80, xxx. New York dec. 22.�?the rain set fire near Midnight to a pile of barrel of Lime in seventy fifth Street near eleventh Avenue and destroyed 15 out of 130 barrels. The exposition opened on sunday. New Orleans dec. 22.�?there has been some opposition to having the exposition open on sunday but the managers decided to open the Gates yesterday for the Benefit of the working classes who cannot attend on other Days. There were religious services in music Hall for those who cared to take part the Entrance fee was reduced one half. The Day was mild and pleasant and a Large crowd was present. The religious exercises were conducted by a unitarian minister. _ a Niece of James g. Blaine dying. Wilkes Barre pa., dec. 22.�?sister Theresa one of the inmates of the orphan Asylum attached to st. Mary a Church in this City is dangerously ill and Ber recovery is doubtful. Kiser Tueresa is a Niece of James g. Blaine Ani returned from Washington a a Eek ago to Day where she was called upon by the sex Secretary of state. Killed by a policeman. Pittsburg dec. 22.�?about 8 of clock William Rice a bricklayer was shot and instantly killed by Poi iceman Snyder of the Allegheny Force. Snyder had arrested a companion of Rice tor conduct and the latter with a Friend attempted to Rescue him with the above fatal results. Charley Ross has this time turned up in Rochester a. Oregon is wrestling with Snow five feet deep. Trains in the Northern Pacific Are mow bound. Reports from the Sandwich islands Indi aate a great spread of leprosy there and the Wii ites Are much alarmed in consequence. Thousands of people Are almost on the merge of starvation in Cleveland and Public subscriptions Are to be raised to relieve the mistress. A. O. Finley carelessly handled a pistol it Waxahachie tex., and shot a compan in. In remorse he went Home and took a lose of Poison with suicidal intent. Masked robbers entered the House of an lid Man and his Wile near Wheeling and after boating them dreadfully stole $4,000 n Cash which were concealed in the Bouse. Gen. Sherman refused to talk to a new York reporter about the Davis letter. He lays newspapers Are a nuisance and All the trove to to has Ever had has been caused by die press. The new y Ork Sun in its a in and out of Wall Street article says there has been a noticeable decrease of All kind of gambling in this country for some years past caused to Gay the depreciation in values. Chicago is somewhat excited by the incan Liary speeches of communists and As there Are Many unemployed men there at present diet preparations have Besa Mads to quell a outbreak should Tiff slur. Butler Short of Cash. Why he mortgaged his Capitol Hill property for 4390,000. Washington dec. 22. A the sunday Capitol says it seems almost incredible that Ben Butler is hard up but such is believed by Many people to be the fact. Tile recent transaction by which he placed a $90,000 mortgage on two of his Capitol Hill houses was quite astonishing to a multitude of people. It has been believed that Butler Wai always Able to draw his Check for at least $100,000. He has been reputed to earn that amount in Tho Law every year and 15 year ago he was Worth More than $1,000,000. The common explanation of butlers financial condition is that he has spent a great Deal More Money in politics to lib a year than he can immediately command that lie had be property that he wished to sell or could sell except at a sacrifice and therefore was compelled to mortgage his House. The Money was raised by or. Cassell in Philadelphia. It is said that the general has spent Over $800,000 in polities this year. Butler borrowed in All through Cassel $100,000. Thirty thousand dollars War Ion lied to him Lur use in the Campaign in which he was Defeated for governor of Massachusetts and $r5,000 was borrowed in september last. He gave his note for $10,-ooo, payable in Gebru try next and a mortgage on the two houses for the balance allotment for Anthracite mining. Philadelphia dec. 22.�?Tho Anthracite Coal companies with two exceptions Are satisfied to enter at once upon Tho allotment plan for mining next year. The exceptions the Lackawanna and beading Only disagree As to the amount of per cent that each shall have on a 30,000,000 ton basis. The Reading has lost about one per cent. In its out put percentage in the last two years and the Lackawanna has gained about that much in Tho same time. Tho and jus in ult of the demands of these two companies will by the most serious obstacle to Tho perfection of the plan but gentlemen Here prominently identified with the Reading Lehigh Valley and Pennsylvania Railroad companies state that these differ venues will by settled without any serious trouble. Hate you got ism Murn. A backache drawing Down pain weary tired feeling disinclination to labor scanty and nigh coloured urine 7 if Yon have any of these troubles Yon May be sure Yon have kidney disease. Are Yon billions have Yon jaundice do Yon have a Sallow complexion Are Yon troubled with constipation if so Yon have liver complaint and should read the following testimonials my. Cha. Pearl he Bangor Baa been very Low with kidney disease she had been Confin Tel to. Her bed for some time. Had a constant anti intense backache with All other symptoms of kidney disease. Her husband was called borne As she was dangerously 111 he bought Browne Sarsaparilla she was cured by it and is now about her House in better health than for year. The testimony of her friends is that Brown Sarsaparilla saved her life. Mrs. C. P. Brackett of Hermon had kidney it setae. Contd not up but one or two hours at a time. Had a constant tired feeling and sick headache together with the usual backache that accompanies kidney disease nor husband took Browne a flir Sapsiri a to her and by i to us she was cured and can now run a sewing machine and do work about her Honse better than for years. Or. Brackett says Thoro most have been one Hundred p Opta Call to see her and All agree that that famous Brown s Sarsaparilla cured Ber of kidney Diw Nee. Ii. G. Roberts merchant Abbot me., had Bro Fla. Foot and a nolo swelled so he Contd not walk. Gave up Bual be a used four bottles Browne a Sarsaparilla was cured and now attends to business As Well As Ever. I. W. Tibbetts D., Stetson me., prescribe Brown s 8arsa it a re left for All forms of kidney Anil liver disease. A. Chas. Patterson Engineer Bangor waa cured of kidney disease in used by Over exertion lifting Etc. E. J. Watson Fern st., Bangor was cured of kidney disease by Browne a Sarsaparilla. Browne a Sarsaparilla is guaranteed to do All claimed for it and any druggist will give Yon Back your Money of it does not remember also we print Only Horn testimonials from reliable people. Browne a Sarsaparilla is sold by All druggists foe $1.00 6 bottles for $8.00. Ara Warren proprietor Bangor Maine. Temperance in a Pool room. Pittsburg dec. 22.�?by permission of the proprietors Francis Murphy the Temperance evangelist assisted by two methodist ministers held a meeting in the White House the largest Pool room in the City the place was crowded with several Hundred men Many of them desperate characters. All paid respectful attention to Tho praying singing and speech making. Outside an immense crowd struggled vainly for admission. Fat a a drinks were sold Over the bar and about a dozen men signed the pledge. Or. Murphy said that the crowd was the Inos orderly one that he Hail Ever addressed. An Ocean Steamer s desperate plight. New y Ork dec. 22.�?the Steamer Schiedam of the Netherlands line arrived from Amsterdam yesterday fee had a perilous passage. On the night of Tho 12th inst., while off Newfoundland a superheated burst injuring three firemen Krekeler Kanon and Kerston. Tile latter died the next Day. Tho others were brought ashore yesterday and taken to an Hospital. One of the boilers was rendered useless and the passengers lived in alarm throughout the v of a wrecked vessel burning. Provincetown mass., Doc. 21.�?the Schooner Currie Richardson of Portland Rockland for new York with Lime struck on the outer peaked Hui bar it Low water. Tile Crew of men were rescued by life saving Crew with the rising tide the Schooner floated and lies broadside on the Bench. Tile vessel leaked slightly and the Lime took fire and is now burning. Wreck Ere have stripped the Vess a tile Hull will be total i ors. It stands au1ik head the Light running desirable original m brits a trial easily Learned jul milk 1ry it invincible convenient i it is the Standard of excellence. It ii the Best in the Market. It a the Best set of attachment. It i the most reliable and execute a greater variety of work than any sewing machine in the Market. Try it. And you will have no other i also a Tine assortment of organs in new and attractive styles at lowest prices for a Mth or on the instalment plan. Get my prices and terms before Pyrc Hutaf. A. B Seavey 18 Temple Street Saco to Brooks amp sons dealers in furniture Ano goods. Large Stock Low prices ii Portland business College mechanics Hall Corner Congress and Casco streets. The of rent Susinett school in the state. Established february 2, 1x63. Those desirous of pursuing a business course would do Well to Lake adva take of la present is 1-3 percent discount on tuition rates. Tuition for three months 13 weeks $20. Strictly a business course Coni Blunk Bolli Llu Ory and practice. Student Are admitted on any be Hoot Day and receive individual instruction at 11 times Iii both the theoretical and practical departments. They Are also thoroughly drilled in arithmetic commercial Haw and bookkeeping in classes by a teacher of Over thirty years experience and whorls also a Prat Quot Leal accountant. The students Are encouraged to Advance As fast As their ability will admit consistent with Thor ukness. Mit. In in. Mtaylor who Lias had charge of the writing department for the past Twenty years and who has no Superior As a Penman still continues in a Large. Since Good writing is indispensable in the counting room the advantages offered in this department Are worthy it consideration. For further information address l. A. Gray a m., principal Portland he Brooks do. Sons me in furniture in Fin dig Laure Stock Low prices 8 Man st. By salesmen wanted i the a a people cyclopedia a a a Webster family die a a Romance and tragedy of Pioneer Lite a and a Treasury or thought a a or a Mother Home and All Glrst class Sellins Book. Territory new Martin Garrison a co. 79 milk. St., Boston a merry Christmas a Ivo Don Cameron sure of Victory. Harrisburg dec. 22.�?a lit eral estimate based on a thorough canvass of the next legislature gives Don Cameron 121 Republican votes in caucus the anti Cameron Clem it 51, and allows for 6 possible boaters from the majority. This proves the completeness of Cameron a work and makes him the undoubted Victor at the approaching Oleo Tiou. Another Georgia Silver mine. Chattanooga dec. 22.�?anoth.-r Silver mine has been discovered in North Georgia. Two Young men of this City brought Here a piece of Ore weighing several pounds about 80 per Cut. Of which is Silver it was taken out of Cohutta Mountain a few Miles from the famous Logal tender mine and 60 Miles from this City. Stove Quot works close Down. Troy dec. 22.�?tile Clinton stove works the largest in Tho state and which in Good times employ upwards of 1,500 men for some time past has been running with a greatly reduced Force. This morning Tbs a Hope were closed adding about 800 men to Ham number of Mea in Trey. Happy new yeah to Ever Cne. A. L 1elles0n has this year a very Aura tire line of Holiday goods and invites the Public of visit his store during the Christmas Sale. Jelleson a Bookstore 81 slain st., Biddeford. Bragdon a Home made bist made i Crew Bre a whitest made sweetest Mase i most nutritious made i try it manufactured at14&16 common st., 8ac0.-

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