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&frc gogfmt: g a (Slob : tyux&ug llgmmg, - Pan 17, BEACON PARK. BACKS OF Tf IK 2.31 AND 2.34 CLASSES YESTERDAY. The Firt Won by Emperor in Three Btr,igbt Heats-Highland Oray Wins the Second Also In Three Straight Wests. " 7h wml dy of the May meet:" at Deacon Park dr-w ait attendance of about l'MHI persons, r. s in the 2.31 arid 2.34 classes belli? the attraction. I" the 2. .'il class the following were the en-trSe: Colonel (i. W. Ilckey, b. . Buchanan; H. VionirufT, r. in. Ilifclufiil; I). WKley, Jr.. b. g. Sim Curtis; JamM oldfii, sp. in. Iollie Varden; j.bn Trout. r. . T. U. French; H. ph k, t.r. g. tnrt r.SJly; '-" Morris, ch. if. Boston Pilot; Thorns Trai.t, hk. ft. (ieneral; l. Bialey.R. I"r DairetC H. I. H"iihton. 1.1k. a. Emperor; I. IS. lesell b m. Lady Nell. Of these all started but i, n, Vsrden. T. B. French, Honest Hilly and Gen- ... , II T .,.11 ..l. f i.l !... ' jjdT.ll, Iliiehannn, Sam Curtis, Boston Pilot I '!y' K'HS'"' After several ineffectual .J,,,! to score the horse K't away, Delightful Mlnlna ibetrtof the start, with Emperor close i i-.i At the quarter Delightful was left, Empe- . i n n M.tnliii tji thfl front, with rr and IuciJ"" .1.. latter ft trine aneau at mo nan. On the lot quarter Emperor took the lead.com-i. a down the homestretch at a splendid pace, and under Ui sirs, wo "7 """! , with i iy j uood second. Kurtia thirl, Tlujhiinl fourth, Homou I'ilot tlfth, Buchanan txth and I-nly NeH seventh and last, lime, l.mly Noli (jot Die best of the seiiil-ofT on Mcond heat, but at the first quarter Emperor lad obtained the load, 1 mett beiiitf second and lM-li 'hlful tliird. The positions were unchanged at life half, the horses heinir strung out lu one, two, three order. 'n the homestretch rirHfK WAS rtKVKKAI. LENGTHS AHEAD of the Held, hnt Boston I'ilot had gained tlie seenM position, doselv pressed by Daggett, who parti d I Hot about lnilf way to the wire. Emperor won the hrat bv three lengths, with Dahtt second, H'Kloji JMlot third, Delixbtful fourth, IJu-flmiiaii t.ftli, Ladv Xell nixth and Curtiri seventh. Time, V. on the trt for the third heat Iji'lv Iia!flt l?d a tritlit, with I'ilot close beliiml; I'ilot wont off bin fe"t before reaching tlie firl nunrter, and Kinpror, IliiKKett and Delightful led li e lipid, At the half Daxuett and Delisslitrful had elimini'd portion, but Krnperor had tlie lead and kept it throughout, winninjj the heat and the race bv a h-tiirtli, with Delightful second, Lady Daggett tfiinl t'urtiH fourth, i'ilot lifth, Nell Hixtli and liu.h'anan ditancel. Time, a.3iy2, IJelow is civeu a MMAItY. Hhacon Park, May IS. I'urse 200; ?120 to first JliO to necond, 20 U third. J-or liorsea nrver btiaten 2.31. h. Iv Jlounliton n. Wk. b. Kmperor 1. Wtftcy n. R. in. Idy Inn''tt H. Woodruff lis. r.m. neliishtful. ). Ht!ley, Jr., n. b. tt- Hm Curtin Im Morrtn tm. ch. g. ll.iKton I'ilot I. It. Jrwull nil. h. m. Uidy Nell iXilomil U. W. Iilkcv n. b. h Iluchanan... that have t ....2 '.'.'.'.'a 3 5 7 6 1 1 4 2 7 4 3 5 U (I 5 (lis Tune 2 X'.IV2, i.aiyi. : oivj. Kn.pcr. r won first, Lady lXigeU second and Weiihtrul third money. IN THE 2.34 RACE' there were six entries, as follows: II. Woodruff, b. g. Domii; Charles C. Fife, r. g. Iron Age; W. Martin, b. in. Christine; A. Woodsird, g. g. Higliland firay; K. I,. NorcroFU, b. . I?ay Fearnauglit; H. G. .Smith, cb. g. Falcou. All started, and in this order Dennis, Highland (Iray, Itay Fcarnauyht, Falcon, Iron Age, Christina. A very even start was had. Jfifcblmid (J ray went olT his feet on the first quarter, and lion Ae led him; but at the half Dennis esme to the f roat, and on the third quarter it was a neck and nock contest between the Gray, who hud come down to his work and forged ahead of the field, and Dennis. Highland Gray got tlie lend, however, and came home the winni r, with Dennis second, iron Aao third, Fear-Miuitiht fourth, Falcoa tiltli and Christine sixth. 'Jiuie, 2.32'. A fair send-off was had for the second bent, and at the first quarter Christine led with Iron Aire second mid Gray third. At the half the Gray had leiue to the front and led at the three .quarter post, keeping the lead down tlie homestretch, with Iron A:e and Foarnaubt trti2K)inj( for the second p isitiou. Highland Gray Von tn-iiv, Iron Atf" boint; second, Feiirnausjht tl ird, Christine fourth, Falcon fifth and Dennis ixlli. 'i imc, 2.31 Vs. -t the start for the third best JVniiis hail a siicht aflvuntatre, but at the first quarter Highland Gray took the lead and went clear away from the others, WINNING THE HEAT AND THE RACE bj several lengths. The struggle for the second place was lively between Iron Age, Falcon an 1 liennis, sad Iron Age led the others until within few rods of the wire, when he broke badly and the others passed him, Falcon winning tlio place, with Deiuiis third, Iron Age fourth, Fearnaught lifth and Christine sixth. Time, 2.34V. Below hi a Fl'MM A ItV. IlKAt'OK PAIIK. Mav 10. Purse 200; $120 to first, (i0 to second, and 20 to third. For horses that have never Iteitteu 2.J14. A. Woodard ns. . Highland (Iray 1 1 1 ( hm lcs C. life lis. r. g. Iron Age 3 2 4 II WiMHiriitf us. b. g. Dennis 2 li 3 H. U. Smith lis. cb. g. Falcon 5 5 2 K. 1,. NnrcroHS u. b. s. h'cai naught 4 3 T W. Maitin us . I. in. Christine 6 4 li T.nie - 2 :14 4, 2 .SI Va, 2.ol' 4. Highland Gray won Ural, Iron Age second and Dt imis third moiiev. '1oiIm there wiilbe races of the 2.2! and 2.08 'la's. In the first there are seven entries and in the sci end twelve entries, both for 82IM) purses. 1Ui NiirluK ltacs nt I.itwrtMice. The spring inci ting of t he Lawrence Hiding 1'urk Association will be held 011 Tuesday, Wednes lay and Thiirsdiiy, the 2'.nh, .'toth and 31at inst. The fiirses for the three days meeting uggregate f 12":). 'the entries closed Monday night wt 11 o'clock, snd although not as numerous as at some former iiieetiuuM, they are excellent in quality, and the list contain a considerable number of horses new U) the vicinity. BASE BALL. The Boston Again Defeat the CliicaKoe A ( lose Game Won by an Krror. t Kiieclal Desnatch to The Boston (ilobe.l Ciiu Aim, ill., May 10. The Bostons won another victory from the Chicagos, though the game was very different in character from the first one played here. Secretary Young of the League having notified all clubs that the latest ball furnished by Malm was Illegal, one of the old or soft kind tiscd. The fielding was very sharp and Hie hitting rather weak throughout, as might have been expected from the character of the ball. The only run made was by lioul. After the Chicago had been blanked nine times, he hit safe over second and took tlrst. Wright sent one right nt Spalding on first and the latter, after putting the striker out. tried to cut off Bond who was running to second, but threw wild. The 'ball weut to limes In crntre field while Bond started for third. Mines got the ball and threw to McVey on third to l.isd oft Bind, but made a high, wild throw over the base, ami Bond ran homo with the only run of the game. The fact that both sides played beautifully will be seen in the following BOTOSS. T. in. O 0 1 TB. O o 1 3 I 0 o 4 PO. o I) 13 t 4 4 . a 1 Wright. 2b laniard, h. a. .. While, lb O Mi arke, 1. 1., Sutton, Hl lirewn, e Morrill, r. f Human, t: f..., Kond, p 4 o o o o o 0 o o 1 4 4 3 3 3 .... 3 Total .30 D 11 27 13 . iiUAOoa. T. ....4 ....4 ....4 ....4 H. 0 o O 0 0 0 0 0 0 IB. o 1 o o 0 1 0 0 1 TB. o 1 1 o 0 1 r. 3 I) 3 15 3 1 0 0 A. 3 1 4 0 3 0 3 0 0 James, 21.... aiiMui, c KcAev. 3b... tynlding, lb.. cleft, c .. ...3 Vines, e. f 3 Bradley, p 3 k-nn, I. f 3 nulh. r.t 3 Totali 31 0 3 . liming 1 a 3 4 Boston 0 0 O 1 27 7 O 0 0 0 14 sj e o 1- tliitag. n 0O0O0OO 00 K tins earned, none. First bm on errors Bradlev, 1 Lett ou base Chicanos, 4; liiwtona. a. Panned b!l Aokou, li Brown. 1. I'mpiro, J. Fretl Coue. Note. There was no came at Indianapolis yesterday on aecottut of the rain. Another New liall to be Introduced by the Itairue. L Spwcial Dpatch to The Boston tiloba.l CuicauO, 111., May 16. A special meeting of the League baa been called y the Boston, Hartford, St. Louis and Chicago Clut for tomorrow morning at Indianapolis, to consult over the ball and settle on one better than either yet tried. It is probable tliat a ball will be agreed upon nearly the aaiue as the last one made, but without any cotton in it. lo wit tn the lH-pth of Hin and Misery. In tha Municipal Court yesterday, John Lynch, for larceny, was held in foCX) after an appeal from a sentence of one year in the House of Industry; Charle McGininakin, for obtaining money by false pretences, was sentenced to three months in jail tthree counts); .lame ranch, for assault, was held U 15(H); Mary Smith and Caroline Miller, charged ith rtiop-liftlng, were each held in 5H). Of the good found In the trnnka of Mary Smilh and Caroline Miller, the women who arrest was chronicled yeaterday, lid yard of Uk, in two rdecea , have been identified as belonging to Chureiili ftf'o.; to silk dolmans as belonging to Jordan fc Marsh; two other silk garmenU as the property of li. II. White & Co.. and a quantity of hosiery as having come from Hovey s. Four dressing futcques, a quantity of lace and some tnen'a suspend rs have not been elainied. Yesterday, In the Bunker Hill District Conrt, George K. I.sskey and Augustus Wallace were etch held in S5(Hi on charge of larceny. DB. A If EE'S ISSASITY. Three r;uarfHn ApMlntcd of Ills I: s Late, Mid the lot'tor Itemain In the Asylum The C.'anse or Ills Malady and Ilia Present Condition. CMecta! Despatch to Thq B mton Globe.l IxWKi.i., Mass., May It!. -The hearWig in the race of Dr. James C. Ayer, the well-known patent medicine manufacturer, who is now confined in an insane asylum at I'leasantville, X.V., was suddenly concluded in the Middlesex Probate Court today. The proceedings, as may he supposed, have attracted considerable attention on account of the wealth and prominence of Dr. Ayer in the community, and among those who have been present in the aourt-room were many of his old friends and business associates, who were anxious to ascertain from reliable sourees not only the extent of the doctor' alleged insanity, but also to learn if it was true that he is unjustly deprived of his liberty at the instance of mercenary relatives. The man so unfortunate in mental health is fortunate in be!ng possessed of a fortune of some $15,000,000, and on this account the stories concerning his incarceration in the insane asylum have in some instances been of a very painful and exciting nature. This hearing, however, has shown the cruel rumors to have been without any foundation whatever, and established further the fact that the Doctor is hopelessly insane, and that his discharge from the asylum would be fraught with danger to himself and others. The unfortunate man flrstshowed symptoms of insanity about thirteen months ago, just after returning from a trip to Chicago, and among the most prominent manifestations was the writing of a number of strango and improper letters to various persons. The cause was attributed to a too close application to business, added to which was a melancholy disappointment on account of being defeated in an attempt to gain an election to Congress. His friends decided to send him to a fruit-farm in New Jersey, but while being taken through New York City the Doctor became so violent that the assistance of the poliae had to be invoked. He was for a time held in the Bellevue Hospital, in New York, and afterwards confined in a hotel at High Bridge for a few days, but. becoming gradually worse, he was taken to the Bloomingdale Asylum, and subsequently to the i'leasantville institution, where he is now under treatment. THE DOCTOB HOPELESSLY INSANE. It is the opinion of all physicians and experts who have examined his case that the doctor will never fully recover, but it is possible that he may become sufficiently restored as to become harmless and permit of a removal from the restraints of an asylum. Dr. Walker, the Superintendent of the I'leasantville institution, in testifying regarding the case today, said: "It seema to me, as far as I can judge, that Mrs. Ayer and the other members of the family have been guided by one object, and that was tlie best good of Dr. Ayer. I have certainly so understood them, and have certainly so tried to answer them; and in my whole experience of twenty-six years I have never seen a person more anxious that just the right thing should be done, if she could find out what that thing was, than Mrs. Ayer herself. 1 commenced this treatment of Dr. Ayer, 1 confess, with some prejudices against Mrs. A'yer. They have all been wiped out, and my respect and honor for the lady are increased a thousand fold on account of her treatment of her husband, as far as I have seen it." Drs. Tyler, Choate and Clvmer testified substantially the same as Dr, Walker, to the effect that the treatment of Dr. Ayer is the most judicious that can bo adopted under the circumstances, and that the allowance of any greater liberty would be dangerous not only to himself, but to others. It may be added that Dr. Choate, who has given the case very careful attention and under whose personal observation Dr. Aver has been daily for a long time, stated very positively that every care and attention had been paid to him that was possible, and that nothing more could be done to ameliorate his condition so long as his disease continued in its present phase. lie stated that alf times he was very violent, having on several occasions assaulted his wife, Dr. C hoate himself, Mrs. Choate and other attendants, but these paroxysms of violence were of short duration, and when they had subsided the doctor would express the kindest of feelings for those whom a few moments before he had abused in a most outrageous manner. APPOINTMENT OF GUARDIANS. The evidence in the case having been concluded the counsel indulged in a protracted consultation, after which it was agreed to allow the doctor to remain in the asylum, and three guardians were then appointed by the Court in the persons of Benjamin Dean of Boston, F. F. Ayer and Jacob Rogers. Mr. Ayer is a son of the doctor, and Mr. Bogers is a prominent business man in Lowell. Eech gentleman will be required to furnish bonds in the sum of a quarter of a million dollars. NEW ENGLAND SPECIALS.! Parade of the Newburyport Veteran Artil lery Launch of a Steamer. Special Despatches to the Boston Globe. Nkvbubypobt, May 10. The Veteran Artillery, Captain Denner, had its annual parade today, with the officers of the Cushing Guards and City Cadets, Lieutenan'.-C'oloiiel Avers and Major Shurt-leff of the Eighth Regiment as guests. The com pany marched through the principal streets, head ed by the Haverhill Cornet Baud. At the White-field Church Colonel K. F. Stone delivered an historical address, which was very elaborate and interesting, sketching the company from its formation in the Revolutionary days to the present time. At the close of the address a collation was spread at the City Hall. A dunce and promenade concert this evening end the festivities of the occasion. The steamer Peerless was launched at .Salisbxirv Point today. She is one of ten to ply 011 the Mer rimack. Further Masonic Elections In New Haurn-sliire. Coscosn, X. H., May 1(. At the annual communication of the M. W. Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of New Hampshire, held here today, the following officers were elected: John J. Be"ll, Exeter, M. VV. Grand Master; Solon A. Carter, Keene, H. W. Deputy Grand Master; Andrew Bunion, Manchester, It. W. Senior Giand Warden; Frank A. McKean, Nashua, K. W. Junior Grand Warden ; Joseph Kidder, Manchester, R. W. Grand Treasurer ; John A. Harris, Concord, it. W. Grand Secretary. The following are the appointed otlicers: District Deputy U. Masters, No. 1, Charles A. Tufts, Dover; No. 2, Alpheus Gay, Manchester; No. 3, Leonard J. Tuttle, Keene; No. 4, Waldo H. Jones, Lake Village; No. 5, George C. Perkins, Lebanon; No. 0, Hiram A. Haves, Great Falls. State Grand Lecturer, Daniel W. FZdgerly, Farinington. Grand Lecturers, No. 1, Russell 1J. Wentworth, Rochester; No. 2, Henry A. Marsh, Nashua; No. 3, Charles W. Whitney, Trov; No. 4, Frank D. Woodbury, Concord; No. 5, Thomas S. Ellis, Lancaster; No. t. Charles A. Tamey, Union Village. Grand Chaplains the Rev. James Adams, Candia; the Rev. Henry Powers, Manchester. Grand Deacons Alpheus AV. Baker, Senior, Lebanon; J. Frank Webster, Junior.Concord. Grand S-tewards Joseph W. Hildreth, Concord; Joseph W. Kobinson, Concord; Daniel A. Clifford. Manchester; Joshua W. Hunt, Nashua. Grand Mashal George P. Cleaves, Concord. Grand Sword-bearer George A'. Hatch, Laconia. Grand Pursuivants George K. Whitney, DerTy; Henry, t). Campbell, Manchester, tirand Tyler Samuel W. Emerson, Concord. Lowell to Have Her Licenses. Lowell, Mass., May lti. At a special meeting of the Alderman today the Mayor expressed his intention of signing all licenses granted by the Board, and some licenses were granted this afternoon, and more will be granted tomorrow. New England Spcciale Condensed. Huyh Gillan died yesterday at Ceutral Falls, li. I., at the great age of 108. A tive-year-old son of Otis Caswell of Ceutral Falls, R. I., was drowned at 7 o'clock last night by falling off the stone bridge into the Blackstone. The body was recovered. The Coming Parade of the Boston School Regiment promises to be a line affair. The regiment will form on the Tremont street mall at 10.30 o'clock tomorrow, the right resting ou West street. The line of march will be through the following thoroughfares: Washington, Franklin, Broad, State, Washington and School streets, paying a marching salute to His Honor Mayor Pnnce and members of the City Government; thence through Beacon street to the State House, where His Excellency Governor Rice will review them, after which the regiment will proceed to the Common and hold a dress parade at 12 M. Youthful Hostilities. George Edwards and John Butterly, eight and twelve years of age respectively, were coming out of the church at the corner of Brooks and Paris treats. East Boston, yesterday, when they became engaged in a dispute, which resulted, it is alleged, in Edwards drawing a knife and indicting a eat on the knee of the Butteriy boy. The latter was removed to his home. . Military Matter. Captain Walter O. Parker of Ashburnham, is designated a member of the Board to Inspoet and Condemn Public Property vice Captain Rio hard F. Berrett, resigned. Captain C. T. A. Francis has a!led the enlistment roll for the reorganisation of the Shaw Guards provided for by an act of the present Legislature. Quartermaster Jacob Pfaff of the CTiry Battalion ha tendered hia resignation. :,, w. i,.. -4, v. - NAVIGATION LAWS. THEY ARE DISCUSSED BY THE BOARD OF TRADE. Eeaolutiona Demanding their Repeal Laid Upon the Table for One Week-Custom House Eegulations, and Other Matters. A special meeting of the Board of Trade was held yesterday afternoon at the Merchants' Exchange, the Hon. J. W. Candler presiding. Mr. Candler, after calling the meeting to order, read a petition signed by prominent merchants asking that the Board would take such action as is necessary to bring the subject of a proper representation of the national products and manufactures of this country at the I'aris Exposition in 1878 before the proper authorities at Washington. Tlie petition was, on motion, referred to the Executive Committee. Mr. Cendler said that he wished to present another matter before the business which called the meeting together was proceeded with, and he hoped that the press would give it prominence. He then read the following: EXTRACT FROM A LETTER written by the Rev. J. V. Vinton, now in Burmah: "From a boy I remember how in all the bazaars in Rangoon American sheeting was the cry that dinned our ears. American goods were regarded so superior thattho hawkers, even while selling goods from England, used to try and pass them off for American. American shipping then crowded our harbor, and had a large part of the carrying trade in their hands. Since the Alabama days all this has come to an end, and few American ships are seen in port, and American cloth is almost unknown in the bazaars. Rangoon is one of the largest shipping ports in the world, and our American shipping might regain the large share they once had in the conveyance of 500.000 tons of rice and other produce shipped to all parts of the worid. Manv articles of American manufacture find their wav to Burmah, but through English channels and in Enclish bottoms. At the present low prices of cloths In this country I am sure the trade in dry goods may be revived. The Americans send giwxls to England, which she reshins to India, while freights from Boston to Rangoon cost no more than from Glasgow to Rangoon. Large quantities of rice, etc., reach America from Rangoon via Glasgow, in English bottoms. At present prices it would he e asy to revive our trade with the East. I am sure that in attacking the commerce of England we can most successfully do so by striking at the outposts and not the citadel. The Inited States consulate in Rangoon Is held by the firm of Bullock Brothers Co., a British firm, who are the agents for the British India Steam Navigation Company, one of the largest lines of Glasgow steamers, running about fifty of the largest steamers. They are also agents for the Patrick Henderson & Co. line to Glasgow. Of course they discriminate against American shipping." Mr. Candler then brietiy stated the object of the meeting, saying that it was called to consider the subjects of the registration of foreign ships and changes in custom house regulations. It is admitted, said he, that the Treasury regulations of custom houses are complicated, and if the merchants meet and study out some necessary changes and make an intelligible report the first and most important Btep will be taken, and if we are properly represented at Washington we shall not only have a hearing, but succeed in our measure. Mr. H. F. Woods then offered THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION: Whereas, the Boards of Trade of other cities have appointed committees to investigate tlie matter of '1 reasury regulations of Custom Houses with a view of recommending such changes as may tend to a sinipliti-cation thereof, and have requested the co-oporation of the Bcston Board of Trade, lienulreit. That the following committee of seven be appointed by this Board for the service indicated: John V. Cannier, William Enriicott, Jr., Eben D. Jordan. Jerome Jones, H. A. Hill, E. T. Russell, James E. Whitney. The resolution was adopted ly a unanimous vote. The Hon. Joseph S. Ropes said that he had given the Secretary a series of resolutions relating to the registration of ships; navigation laws, etc., which he would like to have that gentleman read. The Secretary then read the following resolutions: MR. ROPES'S RESOLUTIONS. Hrvilvd, That in the judgment of the Boston Be aril of Trade the navigaiion laws of the United States which forbid registration under the .American flag to foreign-built vessels, pur-ciiasad and owned by American citizens, have not only failed to yield the advantage expected from them to the American ship-build-iii; class, for whose benefit they were enacted, but have also contributed to the serious decline and almost threatened extinction of the Ameiican ship-owning interests and of the ocean-carrying trade of the United States. Keuilrfd, That the immediate repeal of these laws, by giving encouragement to American citizens to become ship owners and to engage in the foreign commerce of the country, would conduce more to the permanent prosperity of the snip builders of the United states than any scheme of bounties and subsidies cr any system of monopoly could possibly do. fiemltied. That the immediate repeal of these laws would offer the best inducement which the Government could hold out toAmeriean oitizens to enter Into competition with ths citizens of other countries for a proper share of the vast steam traffic of the Atlantic Ocean, now carried on exclusively under other flags than their own. Ilettilveil, That a copy of these resolutions be addressed to every member of Congress in both Houses f roni the New Kngland States; and that Congress be memorialized by the officers of the Board in accordance with them. Kexolmi, That a copy of these resolutions be addressed to all the principal Boards of Trade and Chambers of Commerce in the United States, with a circular letter inviting them to consider and take action upon them and to memorialize Congress to abolish the prohibition referred to at the extra session to he held in October next. Mr. Ropes, in advocating the passage of his resolutions, said that he believed that however widely the members of the Board may have differed on other subjects, they have always sympathized with each other in this. The result of the navagation laws is seen in the stagnation of business and the ruined commerce of an impoverished people. We want to break np the great monopolies and we want to begin today by enlisting the sympathy of the Board of Trade. Mr. A. Nickerson opposed the resolutions and offered the following amendment. MR. MCKERSON'S AMENDMENT. Whereas, the f hip-building and ship-owning interests of the United States have passed through a period of unusual depression; and whereas, under the wise provisions of our navigation laws, by which foreign vessels have been debarred from our coastwise trade, and under further fosterinu legislation our shipping interest has not liecome extinct, but continues to be an important element in our national prosperity; Jiemlred, That the repeal ot our navigation laws by admitting foreign-built and foreign-owned vessels to the privileges of United States registration would be a serious blow to the interests of ship-builders aud shipowners. Knolrfd, That existing relations of European nations point to a possibly enhanced value of our flag, aud call for the utmost carefulness on the part of our legislators that such benefit be not lost to our country and its commercial interest. Mr. H. A. Hill supported the resolutions offered by Mr. Ropes, and said that the laws should be modified if not repealed. Mr. William Downie gave expression to some of his well-known views on the subject of free trade, and said it is a fact that in manv markets American goods are sought where French and English are rejected, and consequently now is the time to take advantage of our chances "for commercial trade. Mr. Ropes said that what was wanted was an opportunity for American ships to carry on a coastwise trade, for it is necessary to do something to keep from being crowded out by competition. He would like to induce Americans to become shipowners. Mr, Nickerson thought that the tendency of the resolutions was to defeat themselves. The Hon. J. M. S. Williams, J. E. Burtt, Esq., G. W. Bond, Esq., and others took part in the discussion which was quite long and animated. Mr. Hill finally moved that the Board adjourn one week in order that tlie subject might be more fully considered. His motion prevailed, and without taking any action ou the resolutions the meeting dissolved. From Chits. H. Colgate, Ksq., Of the firm of Colgate & Co., Manufacturers of Flavoring Extracts, 21 Blackstone St., Boston. So!nerTijjej jfas3- Dec. 0, 187G. Messrs. Seth W. Fowle & Sons: Gentlemen Last Spring my little daughter, aged five, became very much emaciated with loss of appetite, and great prostration of strength; so much so that we were obliged to take hef out of school. This continued through the summer and caused us much anxiety. After trying various remedies without deriving any benefit, aur fanuly physician recommended the use of Peruvian Syrcp. After using it one week we saw a marked improvement in the child's condition, and in a month she was rapidly gaining in health and strength, her appetite being excellent. At this date she is perfectly well, with round, plump cheeks and healthy color, and is again attending school regularly. I consider her restoration to health entirely due to the Pe-kuvias Sybcp, and feel that I cannot too highly recommend it as a tonic. Very gratef ully yours. CHA8. H. Colgate. Sold by dealers generally. Shakespearean Reading. Professor Robert R. Raymond gave his last Shakespearean reading of the year before the School of Oratory yesterday morning, at Wealeyan Hall. The play selected was "The First Part of King Henry the Fourth," which is one eminently calculated to brine out the professor's wonderful powers in the line of comedy. The interest in these readings has become so great that there will probably be a limited number of tickets issued to the public next year. Among the distinguished visitors was the Rev. Henry Ward Beecher, who ad-dreaeed the school. He spoke of the very great importance of the work being done in the school, and said he spent three year of his early life in the tost thorough training in the branch of art and said it sunk so deep in him that it became a part of him, and. the value which Uu diiU was to htm was simply Incalculable. He said we ran get a' on x lv 1 ingly speaking of the work to be done, and said he nrgrai oratory as tne suoiimest art of man. THE TRIENNIAL FESTIVAL FIRST PERFORMANCE MENDELSSOHN'S "ELIJAH." The Handel and Haydn Society has bejun its fourth triennial festival with abundant eclat. Music Hall was filled to its fullest capacity, the evening was favorable, and the performance was such as to win a satisfied look, a cheerful smile and a word of hearty commendation from everybody. The toncert was announced to bejin at 7.45, and the most of the auditors were in their seats by that time. A few later comers did not reach their places before the chorus, however, and it was about eight o'clock when the word of the prophet, "As God the Lord of Israel Liveth," had told of the beginning of the oratorio. The singers were arranged as usual, the stage being surrounded by rising tiers of scats, aud the front of it conveniently lowered, so that the COO voices were easily accommodated. The first matter that claimed the attention was the special announcement, printed and circulated with the programmes, to the effect that Mr. Adams would not sing, the Pommerania, in which he had sailed from Hamburg on the 2d inst., not having reached New York until Wednesday morning, too late to allow him to get to Boston in season for the concert. Mr. William J. Winch was substituted for Adams, a choice which could but be satisfactory, since Mr. Winch had before sung the part so acceptably here. The other soloists announced were all present, Mr. Zerrflhn conducted with his usual suavity, Mr. Lang was heard from the organ, aud the orchestra was duly assembled. In selecting "Elijah" for the initial concert of the festival, the management did a wise thing. The oratorio not only was not new to the society, bu it is such a popular favorite that it could not fail to attract. Some have attempted of late to write down Mendelssohn as a composer who lacked in the bold and vigorous brilliancy, the masculine and powerful grasp of idea and the ponderously studied expression which mark (a really great author. Be that as it may, the varied phases of musical feeling which one meets in the "Elijah" are convincing proof of a mind whose fervent love of the divine art had no lack of channels for its outflowing. The man of God predicting Jehovah's decrees; the weary people lamenting the drought and famine; the expression ef Divine protection over faithful people; the monotonous and vain cries of the worshippers of Baal; the surprised joy at the descent of fire or the full outburst of thanks for refreshing rain; the varied recitations from Scripture by which the prophet speaks or is spoken of; the persecutions by the followers of Jezebel; the grand appearances of wind, earthquake and tire, and the succeeding ''still, small voice;" the several trustful passages which set forth the watchfulness of angels all these are surely enough themes of differing character, and such as to tax a writer's powers of thought, fertility of invention and ability for expression. In other words, he who can do this successfully, who can, in short, compose a dramatic oratorio, needs not a defined and graded place in the catalogue of "great" composers. So long as he has portrayed these great subjects in tilting musical colors, he has proved his best right to rank in the list of the "few, the immortal nan.es" which are destined to live in the sphere of musical remembrance. We are certain that no one thought of anything less than this last night in the enjoyment which the oratorio afforded. So far as the choral and orchestral work was concerned there is little chance for flaw-picking. The instrumentalists had been most judiciously selected and drilled, and played very smoothly throughout the evening. The chorus, having made this work one of the most familiar in their repertory, and having sung it so recently as to be in an excellent state of assurance, took iip the choral parts with a good degree of smoothness, great care, and generally vigorous spirit. The "attack" was in almost every instance unusually good, and the differ nt prts well balanced. The tenors at times wefe heard to splendid advantage, which is not saying that the other voices were not in tine trim. The "Thanks be to God" and "He, Watching Over Israel," were of all the choruses decidedly the best; perhaps because of their familiarity, but the more difficult choruses of the first and last parts were also admirably done. The soloists were Miss Kellogg, Miss Gary, Mr. W. J. Winch and Mr. Whitney. The latter should have the place of honor in this notice as in the music. It was rather unfortunate that he was not in his best voice, but he was not, and a hoarseness at some times and a too-evident effort at others marred the general effect of his singing. As far as he is concerned with the music one iieed say but little, since he has made it his solo performance at so many representations of this work. His style is tTiily noble, and his declamation fervid, while bis conception is eminently a just one. In the air "is not His Word Like a Fire?" he sang well, exceedingly well in the judgment of the auditors, but a little dryly, we thought. In " For the Mountains Shall Depart" he was heard at his best, and gave a most acceptable rendering of the massice aria. Miss Kellogg, barring a tendency to indulge in the use of the tremolo, against which we shall always protest, gave a finished and intelligent delivery of the soprano solos. The lesser parts of her work, such as the words of the widow and the youth, were exquisitely done. In "Holy, Holy" she was exceedingly good, but by far her best singing was her really noble interpretation of "Hear Ye, Israel." In everything she proved herself the careful and the accomplished artist which she really is. Miss Gary we never knew to disappoint an audience. She'sang her music in the lurge, rich and fluent style which is her own, and when she ceased, left an impression of perfect satisfaction. Among so much that was good, her "O Rest in the Lord" was certainly the best, and in some respects the best solo of the evening. Mr. Winch, having sung his part before, could have had no hesitation in taking it last night. He was thoroughly finished and expressive 111 all his Binning, and in "If, with All Yrour Hearts," and "Then Shall the Righteous Shine," displayed a generous appreciation of the merits of the solos. In the concerted music there was able assistance by Miss Sarah C. Fisher, Mrs. Jennie M. Noyes, Mr. W. H. Fessenden, Mr. J F. Winch and Mr. H. M. Aiken. The angel trio, by Misses Kellogg, F'isher and Cary, was repeated, though it was not the only time where the thing would have been done had the applause been allowed to find its full response from the stage. Today there will be two concerts. At 2.30 Mar-cello's Psalm X VIII., "The SpaciousFirmament," Saint-Saen's "Noel" and a miscellaneous selection, and at 7.45 Bach's "Christmas Oratorio," Parker's "Redemption Hymn" and Hiller's "Song of Victory," with solos. All the soloists will be introduced today, and the choral works are all new, Mr. Adams is announced to be here without fail. ! Seashore and Mountain houses are not considered complete without billiard tables, and those who are furnishing their houses should bear in mind that the well-known firm of J. E. Came & Co., at 114 Sudbury street, have a large stock of second-hand, modern style tables suitable for seashore and mountain houses, which they offer at very low prices. They also have all Vin'cls of billiard goods, and are prepared to let all their customers select from a large and varied stock of goods as they desire. Jordan, Marsh & Co. will open this morning their entire stock of black hernanis, grenadinesnd bareges in stripes, plaids, plain and Mexican meshes. This will undoubtedly be the largest and finest display of this description of goods ever made in this city, and it is hardly necessary to add that the stock will be sold at astonishingly low prices. In their upholstery department Messrs. Jordan, Marsh & Co. have nine styles of lambrequins offered at very low prices. Children's Protective Soeiety. A meeting of ladies and gentlemen interested in the formation of a "Children's Protective Society" was called to be held at No. ( Hamilton place last evening. No quorum appeared and an adjournment was made subject to the call of the Secretary. The object of tlie society is to prevent by legal means the abuse of young children. Many such have been subjected to hardships and labors unfitted to their tender years by parents and guardians whose motive was pecuniary gain. Is our hospitals, dispensaries and infirmaries Glenn's Sulphur Soap is largely used as a disinfecting and purifying agent. It overcomes every irritation of the skin, and is anti-contagious in the highest degree. ... Hill's Hair and "Whisker Dye, black or brown, 50c. Eddy's Refrigerators can be seen in all the first-class furniture and house-furnishing establishments in the country. If you want a refrigerator do not fad to give these a thorough examination. Fok families visiting Philadelphia, no more cosey. home-like quarters, combined with excellent service unexceptionable cuisine and moderate prices can be found than at the Colonnade Hotel ou Cheat-nut street. - The admirable silk elastic truss, sold only by the Elastic Truss Company, S3 Broadway, N. Y.. soon permanently cures rupture. Branch office, 12'J Xremont street. Boston. Mr-ssBa. A. Sbcmas & Co. wlU no doubt be crowded on every floor at their great sale, to take place on Friday next, the 18th inat. ; Rkliablb wine and spirita by bottle, doaen or fa Hon at our Btivoa retail hotel and elab wine to&e, corner Chauney and Avon atreeta. EST. 1834. ATTAINT S KJifa-i. at i"a. JL We PKRB'UMERS. SOAP AND CANDLE MANUFACTUHKUS, FULL LINE OF TOILKT AND FANCY SOAPS FOB T1IK NOTIONS TRADE. SOLE AGENTS FOR J. C. J. FIELD'S Patent Ozokerit aud Ornamental English Candles, United Servica Soap, Eta. ALLAN HAY fc CO., 1179 Broadway, N. Y. v Anions: the most beautiful of the British productions In the Departments of Wax and Candle Works ot thai great Exhibition are the OZOKFJilT C ANDLES of J. C. and J. FIELD. London. They include a bnt vmrtmtr of colors and sizes for the parlor, the boudoir and tlie banquet; but their puritv and brilliancy are woodurfuL eommardinir universal admiration. Due kind U marked so a to Indicate the hour of the night, a cert.tn length being burned in a certain time. These beautiful Candles may be seen at the ALLAN HAY COMl'ANl. Depot. 1179 Broadway, who are sole agents for the United States. AV ti r O-isrrver. I00DY AND SANKEY IN BOSTON ! 'Behold! (Laike 2:10) I bring: you GLAD Tidings of Great Joy which shall be TO AI.Tj PEOPLE" TO ALL PKOPLK is the title of the new book to be issued immedlatelv after the cliMim; service In tka Boston Taliernaele. and will comprise Mr. Mood y'n Sermons, Bible Klln;c TrniMraiica Addressee) and Prayer Meeting Talks. Krom the hmton laily Glob verrmtiiu n-rta. Extra cloth binding, beveled boards, with btoirraiihiee of Mcgsrs. MtKDY A SANKhV. over 50O pa 9. tlrus-t rated, 2. Extra cloth binding, gilt edge, parlor edition, S'2 50. The lilobn Popular Kditiou. thin piper, paper covers, $1 00. Either of these editiens will be sent bv mail on receipt of price. Address THE GLOBE, 23S Washington St., Boston. AGENTS WANTED in every viHage and town. Specimen outfit now ready. A'Mress E. B. TREAT, Publisher, 805 Broadway. U". Y. ?pcrial 'Notices. KEEP'S PATENT partlv made DRESS SHIRTS; the verv best; six for 6: can be finished as easily as hemming a handkerchief. 112 Tremont St. PRINTING. For Business Cards, Letter, Note and Bill-heads. Libels, Flyers, Circulars, anil General .lob Printing, call cm FULLER & FALES. G33 Washington street. ESTABLISHED . 1847. EDD1TS RE FRIG E BATORS. A Perfect and Reliable Article. Slate Shelves. Iron ilce Racks, Pure Dry Air. Strongly Built and Economy in Ice. A First-Class Refrigerator in every respect For sale at all the Principal Furniture and House Furnishing Warerooms. Factory Cor. Adams and Gibson Streets, Dorchester District, Boston, Mass HEADQ'UftRtERS FOR REFRI6ERAT0SS ! SOUTHER HOOPER, ? and 8 Holmes's Bloclr, HAYMAKKKT SQUARE. ;ffurmtute, jgarpets, &c. ROACH, BROWN & CO., DEALERS IX Chestnut, Ash and Painted CHAMBER FURNITURE. Cane and Wood Seat Chairs of everv variety. Also, lloxed Furniture and Chairs for Shipping. 107 to 131 Fulton, 134 to 144 Commercial sts. Office 121 Fulton St., Boston. FTJRNITURE Kepaired. Polished and Upholstered at 151 Jilacktttoiie street. Canal liloc-K. EASY CHAIRS FOR INVALIDS made to order ; orders by mail promptly attended to; also, furniture packed, shipped and stored. FRED. O. VEGELAHJf. perfumes. Reconciled by a timely use of BROCK'S CELEBRATED COLOGNE. Price 25 cents. RECONCILIATION. Is equal in strength and richness of odor to the finest imported extracts. The Floral Album, containing Hanokerchief, Fan and Clove Flirtations (illuMratr'l), given away with each bottle. Asfc your druggist for lsROCK'S CENTURY COLOGNE. Price 25 cents; large not tics 50 cents and 1. (Elotijmg, Sr. BROTHERS FAIRBANK, Merchant Tailors, 125 Tremont Street, opp. Park St. Church, Boston. Fine Shirts made to order. E. FairbauK. A. T. Fairbank. 13f)otograp!)P. W. SHAW WAlCItEN", 41 WINTER STREET. BOSTON. Copies made from old pictures, finished in oil, watpr colors, ink or crayon. NT-LITTLE & CO., M AXL'FACTUHE&H OF BM Bccfcs, Autograft, PMoiraDii Altonis, Butters' Bocfcs, MemarandariLS and Pass Ms. Manufactory and Stock Boom. 60 CornhilL 13ootg anft Sbfjot. H GREAT BARGAINS ?i In Roots and Shoes At BATH'S, T5S Washihotos ST, between Hotlla street and IMx place. He is soiling out his large stock of first quality Boots and hoea at ifreatly reduced price., tor the saae of making room for e .prtofj trade Jun.i path. ; NATHANIEL BODWELL, , M AJrCTACTCBE AXD DIALIt IS LADIES' IINE BOOTS AND SHOES, i 108 Tremont St. (Stadia Building), BoetoB. G. tTAV fC INC. 18T4. Uacies' Department. S a O H si O a s!5 00 Z-ZS. ca .3 si? S3 ?3 ?5 a o -5 50 53 K 3 3. 13. J. STATUS, Stamping for Embroidery, Dress i Cloak Trim miners, Kmbroidery Materials, Silks, Ilraiils, Duttoiin, Ktc Acent for J. O. O. Embroidery Cotton. Also French Hand Embroideries. Yokes, Ifitndker-chiefs. Pillow Shams and Infants' Wear. Orders for Embroidery carefully executed. Initial and MoiioKrams designed, all work oomh at 6HOKT KOTIl'K. 11 TEMPLK FLACK. HUSTON, ty Not np stairs. (Formerly 25 Winter street.! riH) THE LADIES Call at No. 34 Hawyor J street, and have all superfluous hair pkbjcais.it-LY removed without use of alkali or anvthiiiiriniiirlona to the skin. This is no humbug. MADAME WAM-BOLD SKESS MAKING, Fashionable Cutting, Su perior Work, Reasonable Irices, and a perfect At. Miss E. M. DIJGAN. 28 Wiater St., Itoo.n 26. fHanufacturtng gTompanteg. LOW PRESSUIth Steam-Heating APPARATUS. Four Sizes for Masonry. Five Sizes Portable. 77ic market! success which our Hotter and work hove achieved warrants the assertion tiat, for t!iorou!ihnrt8 of construction, economy, and effl-c'i ivy cf operation, it has no equal in this cn-tnj. Apparatus erected with LOW rUXSSUnE INDIRECT TtADIA-TIOX, t'ixperixinr entirely with Jladiators in the apartments, loco tiny the ichofc Appio'atus in the bii.vtntnt; or oy DIHECT l: lHAri0X, supply iny hcttf from beautifully ornamented Radiators tciUtin the rooms. Either method employed, to tiiit the wonts and taste of purchasers. OUR PORTABLE APPARATUS i most admirably adapted for Residences, School-houses, Bonis, Stores, etc. It is eotnpxtct, hamt-some in desiyn, and moderate- m cost . Our Pamphlet, with names of users of the Apparatus, furnished upon request. MANUFACTURED BT LE BOSQUET BROS., Ha verb ill. Mass., and 14 Beilfortl St.. BoetoR. WIlluIIT, BLISS & F.IB1AN, CHAMBERS, NO. 100 SUMMER STREET, BOSTON; No. 71 and 73 Thomas Street, and 117 and lie Duane Street. NEW TOBK ; No. 203 Chestnut Street. Philadelphia, SELLING AGENTS FOR, PP1erell Manufacturing Co.. I.aronia Company, Kate Manufacturing Co. AndroecoerfclK M IIIh. Continental Mills, Franklin Company, oils Company, Thorndlke Company, Itoaton Duck Co., Warren Cotton Mills, Cordis Mills, Columbian Manufacturing Co., Lowell Hosiery Co., Troy Manufacturing Co., Oriental Print Works, Renfrew Manufacturing Co., Aunisquain Mills. SILK HATS SPKINO STYLES. OLD HATS Made Over fo froaa One Dollar to Six Dollars. Blocked and Ironed while waiting. J. B. Lewi St On, 70 Court Street. HATS ;G LOVES and TRUCKS 'are sold lower thi at aay other place to Boston, at tttm HOME HAT STORE, No. 13 Hanover Street. lioston. - Hatam Dressing. Green Sow la the time to Top drew Lawns, (irasa Plats and Cemetery L. Use Kowker'a Iwrn Dressing, pr.-psrd frim Ctwjmi-eahi. 'o odor, lumps or wesd e--ls. Law rflfc? (Clean I handle, tnrrp"- vr,n ' MMIJ i Produce hururbti it grmrnQt a Rich, iGreea rotor throuitb ths ai mm. . Kieetlent for flower raxdens. KneimtirMly uvwl ahoot Boston. Trial bai;a 6uents, aoffl. ten! for 10ut eqaar feet Urve it a trial: it rui pieaaa yv- W. n. B0WKER& CO., : 43 Chatham St, Boston. "2 2?! o . ' ' 041 ti 5 . a 2 E i s2 f 2 S ct t 1 55 V 2 Z -3 j;-I5a u t "3 gg 33 r e- 2. m " ' - J2 -3 - a IJ 5 0. Z ; oaf ?5rE'52 0 -3 Si -S M2t a r s mis rsi fjfl!ljg ja fc

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